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OEDIPUS EL REY Begins Performances at Woolly 2/7-3/6OEDIPUS EL REY Begins Performances at Woolly 2/7-3/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2011

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company continues its 31st Season with the sexy and scintillating Oedipus el Rey, written by MacArthur Genius Grant-winner Luis Alfaro, directed by Michael John Garcés, Artistic Director of Cornerstone Theater Company in Los Angeles, CA. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2011

Harold Bloom, America's leading literary critic and author of the best-seller 'Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human," will join Classic Stage Company Artistic Director Brian Kulick in a rare public appearance on Monday evening, February 7 at 7 pm at CSC (136 East 13th Street) as a special one-night-only event to benefit CSC's ongoing Shakespeare programming. (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse to Premiere FINDING NEVERLAND Musical by GREY GARDENS Team; Ashford Directs/ChoeographsLa Jolla Playhouse to Premiere FINDING NEVERLAND Musical by GREY GARDENS Team; Ashford Directs/Choeographs
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2011

La Jolla Playhouse announced the fifth production in its 2011/12 season: Finding Neverland, book by Allan Knee, with a score by the Grey Gardens writing team of Scott Frankel (music) and Michael Korie (lyrics), directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Rob Ashford (Cry-Baby, Thoroughly Modern Millie). (more...)

Jeremy Lawrence Joins 92Y's Celebration Of Tennessee Williams 2/7Jeremy Lawrence Joins 92Y's Celebration Of Tennessee Williams 2/7
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2011

Acclaimed actor/writer JEREMY LAWRENCE has just been added to the performers taking part in the sold-out "A Celebration of Tennessee Williams" this Monday night, February 7th at the 92nd Street Y. (more...)

THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL Plays Clevland Playhouse 2/4-2/27THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL Plays Clevland Playhouse 2/4-2/27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2011

A haunting American classic, THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL marks the first Cleveland Play House production of a work by Pulitzer Prize- and Academy Award-winner Horton Foote, and the world-premiere performance of this play by an African-American cast. Receiving the blessing of Hallie Foote, daughter of the playwright, this co-production with Round House Theatre is helmed by Timothy Douglas and stars preeminent African-American actress Lizan Mitchell as Carrie Watts. THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL begins in the Drury Theatre at Cleveland Play House on Friday, February 4 and runs through Sunday, February 27, 2011. Tickets are available at Cleveland Play House box office by calling 216.795.7000 ext 4 or online at www.clevelandplayhouse.com. THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL is presented with support from US Bank, Turner Construction, Cuyahoga Arts and Culture, and the Ohio Arts Council. (more...)

A PERFECT FUTURE Begins Run At The Cherry Lane Theater 2/4/2011A PERFECT FUTURE Begins Run At The Cherry Lane Theater 2/4/2011
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2011

Tony Award-winning producer Andy Sandberg (Hair, The Last Smoker in America) will present the world premiere of the provocative new play, A Perfect Future, by David Hay (The Maddening Truth) with direction by Tony Award-nominee Wilson Milam (The Lieutenant of Inishmore). (more...)

ATC Presents THE BIG MEAL 2/3-3/6ATC Presents THE BIG MEAL 2/3-3/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2011

American Theater Company (ATC) continues its 26th season with the World Premiere of The Big Meal, written by New York Times 2010 Outstanding Playwright Award-winner Dan LeFranc and directed by Dexter Bullard. (more...)

ATC Presents THE BIG MEAL 2/3-3/6ATC Presents THE BIG MEAL 2/3-3/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2011

American Theater Company (ATC) continues its 26th season with the World Premiere of The Big Meal, written by New York Times 2010 Outstanding Playwright Award-winner Dan LeFranc and directed by Dexter Bullard. (more...)

Huntington Theatre Company To Present Reading Of THE LUCK OF THE IRISH 2/3Huntington Theatre Company To Present Reading Of THE LUCK OF THE IRISH 2/3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2011

The new play THE LUCK OF THE IRISH by Huntington Playwriting Fellow Kirsten Greenidge Bossa Nova will be read Thursday, February 3 at 7pm as part of the Huntington Theatre Company's Breaking Ground reading series. Obie Award winner Melia Bensussen Circle Mirror Transformation directs. The reading, located at the Huntington Rehearsal Hall, is free and open to the public, though reservations are required as seating is limited. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Julia Stiles Reveals What Movie Made Her Want to ActSTAGE TUBE: Julia Stiles Reveals What Movie Made Her Want to Act
by Movies News Desk - Feb 2, 2011

In the following video, Julia Stiles reveals what movie made her want to become an actor. Click below to find out! (more...)

Photo Flash: Jane Fonda and Stephen Hawking Meet At 33 VariationsPhoto Flash: Jane Fonda and Stephen Hawking Meet At 33 Variations
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2011

Cast member actress Jane Fonda (who portrays a Musicologist with ALS), Physicist Stephen Hawking and Writer and Director Moises Kaufman meet backstage after a preview performance of '33 Variations' at Center Theatre Group's Ahmanson Theatre on February 1, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (more...)

Photo Flash: Alley Theater Presents A Weekend With Pablo PicassoPhoto Flash: Alley Theater Presents A Weekend With Pablo Picasso
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2011

Herbert Siguenza returns to the Alley Theatre, having previously appeared in ¡Cantinflas! and Culture Clash in AmeriCCa, as actor, playwright and artist for the world premiere of A Weekend With Pablo Picasso. (more...)

Alley Theatre Presents A WEEKEND WITH PABLO PICASSO, 2/2Alley Theatre Presents A WEEKEND WITH PABLO PICASSO, 2/2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2011

Herbert Siguenza returns to the Alley Theatre, having previously appeared in ¡Cantinflas! and Culture Clash in AmeriCCa, as actor, playwright and artist for the world premiere of A Weekend With Pablo Picasso. Siguenza brings his virtuosic writing, acting and design skills into Picasso's private studio, 'Le Californie' on the coast of France, for an intimate and revealing weekend. Picasso's controversial and flamboyant opinions and creations gripped the public imagination and forever changed 20th century art. Delving into the creative mind and work of one of the most inspiring artists of modern history, this play explores Picasso's proclamations about ambition, destruction, creativity and art as an agent of social change. Recommended for mature audiences, strong language and brief nudity. (more...)

Colony Theatre Presents MOONLIGHT AND MAGNOLIAS 2/2-3/6Colony Theatre Presents MOONLIGHT AND MAGNOLIAS 2/2-3/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2011

The Colony Theatre Company is excited to present the fourth production of its 36th season, MOONLIGHT AND MAGNOLIAS, written by Ron Hutchinson and directed by Andrew Barnicle (Celadine, Gunmetal Blues). (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2011

Magic Theatre presents the world premiere of Theresa Rebeck's What We're Up Against February 2nd through March 6, 2011. (more...)

Colony Theatre Presents MOONLIGHT AND MAGNOLIAS 2/2-3/6Colony Theatre Presents MOONLIGHT AND MAGNOLIAS 2/2-3/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2011

The Colony Theatre Company is excited to present the fourth production of its 36th season, MOONLIGHT AND MAGNOLIAS, written by Ron Hutchinson and directed by Andrew Barnicle (Celadine, Gunmetal Blues). (more...)

SHREK Comes To Devos Performance Hall 6/21-26SHREK Comes To Devos Performance Hall 6/21-26
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2011

DreamWorks Theatricals and Neal Street Productions, Ltd. are pleased to announce that SHREK THE MUSICAL with book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire and music by Jeanine Tesori, directed by Jason Moore and Rob Ashford, will play DeVos Performance Hall, for one week only, June 21-26, 2011. (more...)

Patinkin Begins Previews in Public's COMPULSION, 2/1Patinkin Begins Previews in Public's COMPULSION, 2/1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2011

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) will begin previews Tuesday, February 1 for the world premiere production of Rinne Groff's COMPULSION, directed by Oskar Eustis. The cast features Hannah Cabell, Matte Osian, and Mandy Patinkin, with puppet design and puppetry supervision by Matt Acheson. COMPULSION runs through Sunday, March 13 at The Public Theater (425 Lafayette Street) with an official press opening on Thursday, February 17. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

COMPULSION Begins Previews at The Public Theater, 2/1COMPULSION Begins Previews at The Public Theater, 2/1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2011

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson), Berkeley Repertory Theatre, and Yale Repertory Theatre announced complete casting today for the world premiere production of Rinne Groff's COMPULSION, directed by Public Theater Artistic Director Oskar Eustis. (more...)

Celebration Theater Extends TAKE ME OUT Thru 2/19Celebration Theater Extends TAKE ME OUT Thru 2/19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2011

Celebration Theatre is thrilled to announce that the critically-acclaimed (LA Weekly GO!, Backstage CRITIC'S PICK!) second show in its 2010-2011 Season of Shows, the Tony Award-winning play, TAKE ME OUT, written by Richard Greenberg and directed by Michael Matthews and produced for Celebration Theatre by Nicholas Caprio, Michael C. Kricfalusi, Todd Milliner and Christopher Sepulveda, is a grand-slam, home-run. smash-hit - and is EXTENDING AGAIN through Saturday, February 19, 2011 at Celebration Theatre, 7051B Santa Monica Blvd. in Hollywood. (more...)

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