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Photo Coverage: OLEANNA - Opening Night After Party
by Walter McBride - Oct 12, 2009

Previews began on Tuesday, September 29, 2009 for the first ever Broadway production of OLEANNA, the provocative drama by Pulitzer Prize winner David Mamet. Starring Bill Pullman and Julia Stiles and directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes (Doubt), the play is a gripping account of a power struggle between a male university professor and one of his female students. The Broadway production celebrated Opening Night on Sunday, October 11 at at The Golden Theatre and BroadwayWorld.com's cameras were there. (more...)

Photo Coverage: OLEANNA Opening Night Arrivals
by Walter McBride - Oct 12, 2009

Previews began on Tuesday, September 29, 2009 for the first ever Broadway production of OLEANNA, the provocative drama by Pulitzer Prize winner David Mamet. Starring Bill Pullman and Julia Stiles and directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes (Doubt), the play is a gripping account of a power struggle between a male university professor and one of his female students. The Broadway production celebrated Opening Night on Sunday, October 11 at at The Golden Theatre and BroadwayWorld.com's cameras were there. (more...)

Photo Coverage: OLEANNA Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway - Curtain Call
by Walter McBride - Oct 12, 2009

Previews began on Tuesday, September 29, 2009 for the first ever Broadway production of OLEANNA, the provocative drama by Pulitzer Prize winner David Mamet. Starring Bill Pullman and Julia Stiles and directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes (Doubt), the play is a gripping account of a power struggle between a male university professor and one of his female students. The Broadway production celebrated Opening Night on Sunday, October 11 at at The Golden Theatre and BroadwayWorld.com's cameras were there. (more...)

Stiles And Pullman To Spar In Mamet's OLEANNA On Broadway, Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2009

As announced by Producer Jeffrey Finn, previews began onTuesday, September 29, 2009 for the first ever Broadway production of OLEANNA, the provocative drama by Pulitzer Prize winner David Mamet. Starring Bill Pullman and Julia Stiles and directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes (Doubt), the play is a gripping account of a power struggle between a male university professor and one of his female students. The Broadway production has an Opening Night set for tonight Sunday, October 11 at 6:30 PM at The Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). (more...)

Goodman Theatre To Present Dael Orlandersmith's 'STOOP STORIES' 9/12 - 10/11
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2009

Goodman Theatre is proud to present the Chicago premiere of Dael Orlandersmith's Stoop Stories, September 12 - October 11, 2009 the Goodman's 400-seat flexible Owen Bruner Theatre. Tickets are $10 - $40 and go on sale Friday, August 7 at GoodmanTheatre.org. (more...)

Groener, McGrath, Scalera & More Star In Sondheim's PUTTING IT TOGETHER At SCR 9/11-10/11
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2009

South Coast Repertory kicks off the 2009-10 Season with Putting It Together, a compilation of Stephen Sondheim songs, that the composer put together like pieces of a jigsaw puzzle, creating a narrative set at a cocktail party in an elegant Manhattan condo. The non-traditional musical, led by Broadway and television star Harry Groener, has a cast of five (a glamorous but slightly jaded couple, a starry-eyed younger couple and a savvy observer) who sing more than 30 songs that reflect their lives, lifestyles and moods of the moment. Some of the songs will be familiar, some less so, a few were even cut from their original musical scores, but they are all sophisticated, smart and drop-dead droll. All, in other words, Sondheim. (more...)

Dael Orlandersmith Brings STOOP STORIES To Chicago 9/12-10/11
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2009

Dael Orlandersmith takes Chicago audiences on an electrifying journey through the spirit and soul of Harlem in her explosive solo piece Stoop Stories at Goodman Theatre. Hailed a 'triumph' (Washington City Paper) in its world premiere at Washington, D.C.'s Studio Theatre this past spring, Stoop Stories comes to Chicago directed by Obie Award-winner Jo Bonney. (more...)

BWW TV: PARADE at the Mark Taper Forum
by Dean Butler and Michael Sterling - Oct 10, 2009

London's Donmar Warehouse production of PARADE, presented by the Center Theatre Group at the Los Angeles Music Center, had its U.S. premiere Sunday, October 4, 2009 at the Mark Taper Forum. (more...)

Daniel Radcliffe Set For 'HOW TO SUCCEED' Reading, Ashford to Direct, Zadan & Meron Produce
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2009

Variety reports that 'Harry Potter' star Daniel Radcliffe will lead the cast of an upcoming New York reading of 1961 musical 'How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying,' marking the first musical turn for the 'Harry Potter' star. Producers Broadway Across America, Craig Zadan and Neil Meron will guide the reading, seen as a set up for a potential Broadway revival. (more...)

Yale Rep Opens 2009-2010 Season With THE MASTER BUILDER 9/18-10/10
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2009

Yale Repertory Theatre (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) opens its 2009-2010 season with THE MASTER BUILDER by Henrik Ibsen, translated by Paul Walsh, directed by Evan Yionoulis at the University Theatre (222 York Street), September 18-October 10. Opening night is Thursday, September 24. (more...)

Yale Rep Opens 2009-2010 Season With THE MASTER BUILDER 9/18-10/10
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2009

Yale Repertory Theatre (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) opens its 2009-2010 season with THE MASTER BUILDER by Henrik Ibsen, translated by Paul Walsh, directed by Evan Yionoulis at the University Theatre (222 York Street), September 18-October 10. Opening night is Thursday, September 24. (more...)

Goodman Theatre to Present World Premiere of HIGH HOLIDAYS, 10/31
by BWW News Desk - Oct 09, 2009

Native Chicago playwright Alan Gross teams up with director Steven Robman to bring his newest work, High Holidays, to Goodman Theatre. At the center of this four-character drama-inspired by Gross' own life and family experience-is young Billy Roman (Max Zuppa) and the anxiety-riddled preparations for his Bar Mitzvah in 1963 north suburban Chicago. (more...)

Paz and Huels Join 'Idol's' Federov in 5th Avenue's JOSEPH...DREAMCOAT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 09, 2009

Additional casting has been announced for 5th Avenue's production of JOSEPH and the AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT. Jennifer Paz (Les MisÚrables) will play the role of the Narrator and Dusty 45's Billy Joe Huels will join the cast as Pharaoh. James A. Rocco will return to 5th Avenue to direct. JOSEPH will open October 10th and run through November 1st. (more...)

T.R. Knight Talks Fame and PARADE with the Los Angeles Times
by BWW News Desk - Oct 08, 2009

They say that for every success story in show business there are a hundred suicides. T.R. Knight, who came into fame on the television hit Gray's Anatomy and who is now staring in Parade at the Mark Taper Forum is one actor who rode the very fine line between the two. The Los Angeles Times reports on Knight's rise to the big time, how he almost didn't make it, and how it was his positive attitude that tipped his scale. (more...)

BWW TV: Stage Tube - PARADE Starring T.R. Knight
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 08, 2009

'Parade,' which features T.R. Knight playing the historical figure Leo Frank and Lara Pulver reprising her role as his wife, Lucille Frank, started rehearsals this week. The Center Theatre Group's presentation of the Donmar Warehouse production began previews September 24, 2009, and opened at the Mark Taper Forum on October 4. Performances continue through November 15. (more...)

Kate Fodor, Michael Friedman, Melissa James Gibson, et. al. Featured in Center Theatre Group's DouglasPlus Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 08, 2009

The Center Theatre Group in Los Angeles has announced its lineup for the 2009-2010 DouglasPlus series, according to a report in the Los Angels Times. (more...)

Yale Rep Announces New Performance Schedule for COMPULSION, Starring Mandy Patinkin
by BWW News Desk - Oct 08, 2009

As previously reported, Tony and Emmy winner Mandy Patinkin is set to start in Yale Repertory Theatre's COMPULSION, in his Yale Rep debut. (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director). Today, the theatre has announced the performance schedule for the production, written by Rinne Groff, directed by Oskar Eustis, and co-produced with The Public Theater and Berkeley Repertory Theatre. (more...)

The Music Center Presents A Live Simulcast of Dudamel Inaugural Concert 10/8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 08, 2009

The Music Center celebrates the arrival of Gustavo Dudamel, incoming Music Director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, with a live simulcast on the Music Center Plaza of his Inaugural Concert, the opening of the 2009-2010 LA Phil Season. (more...)

Central Square Theater Presents CRAVINGS 10/8-25
by BWW News Desk - Oct 08, 2009

Boston's favorite cabaret artist Belle Linda Halpern takes a funny, intriguing and profound Jewish-American look at our constant cravings: food, sex, acceptance, fame and true nourishment in CRAVINGS: Songs of Hunger & Satisfaction at Central Square Theater. Playing Thursday, October 8th through Sunday, October 25th, press night is set for Friday, October 9 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

Arena Stage Announces Cast of Fantastics
by BWW News Desk - Oct 07, 2009

Arena is thrilled to announce the all-star cast of the upcoming musical The Fantasticks. Set in an abandoned amusement park, this re-imagined production directed by Amanda Dehnert with set design by 3-time Tony Award-winner Eugene Lee (Broadway's Wicked, Sweeney Todd and Candide) runs from November 20, 2009 through January 10, 2010 - a perfect show for the holiday season. (more...)

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