Mark Taper Forum News

Son of Semele Presents WALLOWA: THE VANISHING OF MAUDE LERAYSon of Semele Presents WALLOWA: THE VANISHING OF MAUDE LERAY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2011

Award-winning theatre company Son of Semele Ensemble (SOSE) will present the world premiere of Wallowa: The Vanishing of Maude LeRay, a play written by Oliver Mayer in collaboration with the Company. (more...)

MTC Announces Lineup for Ernst C. Stiefel 7@7 Reading SeriesMTC Announces Lineup for Ernst C. Stiefel 7@7 Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2011

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) are pleased to announce Manhattan Theatre Club's lineup for the Ernst C. Stiefel "7@7" Reading Series. The readings kick off Monday, February 28 and will be held on consecutive Mondays through April 11. (more...)

THEATER OF WAR Presented At American Repertory Theater 2/28-3/7THEATER OF WAR Presented At American Repertory Theater 2/28-3/7
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2011

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) is pleased to partner with Theater of War Productions, a social impact company that presents readings of ancient Greek plays to military communities as a catalyst for town hall discussions, to present Theater of War on February 28 and March 7. (more...)

BRUTAL IMAGINATION and WRECKAGE to Play in Repertory at Caffeine TheatreBRUTAL IMAGINATION and WRECKAGE to Play in Repertory at Caffeine Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2011

Still humming the tunes from their Jeff-nominated Boojum!, Caffeine Theatre is proud to announce their next project for Spring 2011... and it's a long way from Wonderland. Stage 773 serves as the arena for two devastating plays performed in rotating repertory: Brutal Imagination by Cornelius Eady, directed by Caffeine Managing Director Jason Beck, and Wreckage by Caridad Svich, directed by Joanie Schultz. (more...)

FREUD'S LAST SESSION Hits the Big 200 This SundayFREUD'S LAST SESSION Hits the Big 200 This Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2011

FREUD'S LAST SESSION, the runaway hit play by Mark St. Germain, will celebrate its 200th New York performance this Sunday, February 27th at 7pm, establishing it as the longest-running Off-Broadway play of the season (more...)

THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL Plays Clevland Playhouse, Closes 2/27THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL Plays Clevland Playhouse, Closes 2/27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 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...)

The Old Globe Presents Austen's EMMA, Closes 2/27The Old Globe Presents Austen's EMMA, Closes 2/27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2011

Jane Austen's Emma - A Musical Romantic Comedy with music, lyrics and book by Tony Award nominee Paul Gordon will close the Winter Season on February 27, 2011. Directed by Tony Award nominee Jeff Calhoun. (more...)

DEBUT OF THE MONTH: HOW TO SUCCEED's Rose Hemingway - Previews Begin!DEBUT OF THE MONTH: HOW TO SUCCEED's Rose Hemingway - Previews Begin!
by Gabrielle Sierra - Feb 26, 2011

ROSE HEMINGWAY has appeared in the Donmar Warehouse's production of the musical Parade directed and choreographed by Rob Ashford at LA's Mark Taper Forum. Additionally Rose has toured North America as Sophie Sheridan in the tour of the hit musical Mamma Mia! (more...)

'Catwalk Confidential' Starring Robyn Peterson Plays The Arsht'Catwalk Confidential' Starring Robyn Peterson Plays The Arsht
by Beau Higgins - Feb 25, 2011

MIAMI---In a stunning portrayal of a high fashion model who gets caught up in the fashionista world of the 1970's, Robyn Peterson, a Miami girl who made it big, will open in her one woman show, 'CATWALK CONFIDENTIAL' for a limited six (6) performance run, Thursday, March 17 at 8 P.M. through Sunday, March 20, at the Carnival Studio Theater in the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with BURN THISPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with BURN THIS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2011

The passionate modern classic, 'Burn This' by Pulitzer Prize-winner Lanford Wilson, has now begun rehearsals under the direction of Nicholas Martin. Previews for 'Burn This' at the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum are March 23 - May 1, 2011, with opening set for April 3. The cast includes, in alphabetical order, Brooks Ashmanskas, Ken Barnett, Zabryna Guevara and Adam Rothenberg. (more...)

CSC Presents DOUBLE FALSEHOOD 3/11-4/3CSC Presents DOUBLE FALSEHOOD 3/11-4/3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2011

Classic Stage Company (CSC), under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Executive Director Jessica R. Jenen, continues its 44th season with DOUBLE FALSEHOOD, written by William Shakespeare and John Fletcher, adapted for the 18th Century stage by Lewis Theobald, and directed by Kulick. (more...)

Michael Learned and Granville Van Dusen find unexpected love in "Southern Comforts"Michael Learned and Granville Van Dusen find unexpected love in "Southern Comforts"
by Amber Cassell - Feb 25, 2011

Four-time Emmy award-winning actress Michael Learned and veteran actor Granville Van Dusen find unexpected love in Kathleen Clark's perceptively witty and poignant play, Southern Comforts, directed by Jules Aaron. The four-week run opens March 18 at International City Theatre in the Long Beach Performing Arts Center. Low-priced previews take place on March 15, 16 and 17. (more...)

FREUD'S LAST SESSION Hits the Big 200 This SundayFREUD'S LAST SESSION Hits the Big 200 This Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2011

FREUD'S LAST SESSION, the runaway hit play by Mark St. Germain, will celebrate its 200th New York performance this Sunday, February 27th at 7pm, establishing it as the longest-running Off-Broadway play of the season (more...)

Lookingglass Theatre Presents ETHAN FROME 2/23-4/17Lookingglass Theatre Presents ETHAN FROME 2/23-4/17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2011

Lookingglass Theatre Company presents the World Premiere of Ethan Frome, adapted from Edith Wharton's novel and directed by Laura Eason. (more...)

Antony Hagopian, Mfundo Morrison Join Old Globe's GROUNDSWELLAntony Hagopian, Mfundo Morrison Join Old Globe's GROUNDSWELL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2011

Executive Producer Lou Spisto today announced the complete cast and creative team for Ian Bruce's Groundswell, a psychological drama set in South Africa. Directed by Kyle Donnelly, Groundswell will run in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre March 12 - April 17. Preview performances run March 12 - March 16. Opening night is March 17 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE or by visiting the Box Office at 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park. (more...)

FREUD'S LAST SESSION Stars to Host Special Events 2/22, 3/6FREUD'S LAST SESSION Stars to Host Special Events 2/22, 3/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2011

FREUD'S LAST SESSION, the smash hit play by Mark St. Germain, will host special post-performance discussions tonight, February 22nd and Sunday evening, March 6th led by the show's stars, Mark H. Dold (C.S. Lewis) and Martin Rayner (Sigmund Freud). (more...)

FREUD'S LAST SESSION Stars to Appear on WOR Radio 2/22FREUD'S LAST SESSION Stars to Appear on WOR Radio 2/22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2011

The stars of FREUD'S LAST SESSION, Mark H. Dold and Martin Rayner, will be Valerie Smaldone's special guest on her WOR Radio program "Valerie's New York" this Tuesday, February 22nd at noon. (more...)

Cygnet Spreads its Wings with THE TRAGEDY OF THE COMMONSCygnet Spreads its Wings with THE TRAGEDY OF THE COMMONS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2011

Artistic Director Sean Murray is proud to announce Cygnet Theatre's very first World Premiere - acclaimed writer Stephen Metcalfe's THE TRAGEDY OF THE COMMONS. (more...)

Arena Stage Closes THE ARABIAN NIGHTS 2/20/11Arena Stage Closes THE ARABIAN NIGHTS 2/20/11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2011

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater is delighted to present The Arabian Nights, written and directed by Tony Award winner Mary Zimmerman (Metamorphoses). The production, presented in association with Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Kansas City Repertory Theatre and Lookingglass Theatre Company, has been recognized as "Zimmerman's most theatrically complete and perfect creation" (Chicago Tribune). (more...)

MUSIC OF THE NIGHT: AN EVENING WITH DAVIS GAINES Held In Glendale 2/19MUSIC OF THE NIGHT: AN EVENING WITH DAVIS GAINES Held In Glendale 2/19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2011

Broadway star Davis Gaines, who has performed the title role in Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera over 2,000 times, will present Music of the Night: An Evening with Davis Gaines, an intimate concert to benefit SOSMentor, a not-for-profit organization fighting childhood obesity. (more...)

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