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THE DRESSMAKER'S SECRET Will Be Exposed at 59E59 TheatersTHE DRESSMAKER'S SECRET Will Be Exposed at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

59E59 Theaters will welcome The Simon Studio and Amanagion LLC with THE DRESSMAKER'S SECRET by Sarah Levine Simon and Mihai Grunfeld, directed by Roger Hendricks Simon. (more...)

Concetta Tomei and Dale Soules to Lead James Lecesne's THE MOTHER OF INVENTION at AbingdonConcetta Tomei and Dale Soules to Lead James Lecesne's THE MOTHER OF INVENTION at Abingdon
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Concetta Tomei, best known for her roles on TV's China Beach and Providence and on stage in The Elephant Man (opposite David Bowie) and Sarah Ruhl's The Clean House, leads the cast of Abingdon Theatre Company's world premiere of THE MOTHER OF INVENTION, a new play by Academy Award, Drama Desk Award and Outer Critics Circle Award-winner James Lecesne, as Dottie Nerber. (more...)

The Drama Book Shop Enters its 100th Anniversary YearThe Drama Book Shop Enters its 100th Anniversary Year
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2017

The historic Drama Book Shop, located just steps from the heart of Times Square, has been an important part of the theatrical community for 99 years. Now, with the arrival of 2017, the historic book shop begins its 100th Anniversary Year. (more...)

Award Winning & Acclaimed Off Broadway Play CIRCLE Returns to NYC 1/4-8Award Winning & Acclaimed Off Broadway Play CIRCLE Returns to NYC 1/4-8
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

JMTC Theatre is proud to present the new 2-actor production of acclaimed New York playwright Suzanne Bachner's award-winning hit Off Broadway play, CIRCLE, starring 7-Time Best in Fest Award Winner Bob Brader (Spitting In The Face Of The Devil) and Meagan Wells (original cast, 3-Time Sold Out hit Wicked Frozen). JMTC Theatre's original production of Suzanne Bachner's CIRCLE ran for five months Off-Broadway in a multi-extended run, was produced nationally and optioned for production in Australia. After a 7-city sold out international tour, headlined by Bob Brader and directed by Suzanne Bachner, the hit play returns to NYC and will run from January 4th - 8th 2017 at The Bridge Theatre at Shelter Studios, 244 West 54th Street. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 12/17/2016
by - Dec 17, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 12/17/2016. (more...)

Austin Pendleton to Direct Michael Weller's JERICHO Reading at AbingdonAustin Pendleton to Direct Michael Weller's JERICHO Reading at Abingdon
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Abingdon Theatre Company continues its Ghostlight Reading Series with JERICHO by Michael Weller on Monday, December 19 at 7pm. The reading is free and open to the public at Abingdon Theatre Company's June Havoc Theatre (312 West 36th Street). Austin Pendleton is set to direct. (more...)

THE GOOD ADOPTEE to Tour Connecticut for National Adoption Awareness MonthTHE GOOD ADOPTEE to Tour Connecticut for National Adoption Awareness Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2016

Can you imagine not knowing your own identity? That's the reality for millions of adoptees and the focus of Suzanne Bachner's award-winning show, The Good Adoptee, which will tour Connecticut this fall to help garner support for restoring Connecticut adoptees' access to their original birth certificates. (more...)

Starry Production of THE GLASS MENAGERIE Begins Tonight at Pioneer Theatre CompanyStarry Production of THE GLASS MENAGERIE Begins Tonight at Pioneer Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Pioneer Theatre Company presents The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams, tonight, October 21, through November 5, 2016. (more...)

SIX BY TWAIN- Short Stories by Mark Twain Adapted for the Stage Presented in Connecticut This FallSIX BY TWAIN- Short Stories by Mark Twain Adapted for the Stage Presented in Connecticut This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

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Review Roundup: Mike Bartlett's LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Opens Off-BroadwayReview Roundup: Mike Bartlett's LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Opens Off-Broadway
by Review Roundups - Oct 20, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company presents Mike Bartlett's new play, Love, Love Love, directed by Michael Mayer, featuring Richard Armitage, Alex Hurt, Zoe Kazan, Ben Rosenfield and Amy Ryan. Love, Love, Love opened officially last night, October 19, 2016, Off-Broadway at the Laura Pels Theatre at the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 West 46th Street). Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Nance Williamson, Zachary Prince and More to Lead Pioneer Theater Company's THE GLASS MENAGERIENance Williamson, Zachary Prince and More to Lead Pioneer Theater Company's THE GLASS MENAGERIE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

Pioneer Theatre Company presents The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams, October 21 - November 5, 2016. (more...)

CHILDSPLAY: FIDDLERS, FIDDLES AND FIDDLEMAKERS Celebrates 30 Years of Performances with All New ProductionCHILDSPLAY: FIDDLERS, FIDDLES AND FIDDLEMAKERS Celebrates 30 Years of Performances with All New Production
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2016

Having introduced thousands to the delights of all styles of fiddle music, supergroup Childsplay returns to the Northeast for a limited run of performances this November.  Childsplay, a who's who of more than two dozen virtuoso fiddlers, will present an all-new production with special guest vocalist Karan Casey. Tickets are now on sale for concerts at the Harwich Center in Cape Cod, Symphony Space in New York, Portland High School Auditorium in Portland, Maine and at the Somerville Theatre in Somerville, MA at www.Childsplay.org (more...)

THE GOOD ADOPTEE to Tour Connecticut for National Adoption Awareness MonthTHE GOOD ADOPTEE to Tour Connecticut for National Adoption Awareness Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Can you imagine not knowing your own identity? That's the reality for millions of adoptees and the focus of Suzanne Bachner's award-winning show, The Good Adoptee, which will tour Connecticut this fall to help garner support for restoring Connecticut adoptees' access to their original birth certificates. (more...)

Breaking News: Kevin Kline Will Return to Broadway Next Year in PRESENT LAUGHTERBreaking News: Kevin Kline Will Return to Broadway Next Year in PRESENT LAUGHTER
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Back in February, BroadwayWorld reported that stage and screen star Kevin Kline would star in The Acting Company's reading presentation of Noel Coward's charming comedy PRESENT LAUGHTER. Now he's taking the show to Broadway, according to the New York Times.   (more...)

A TASTE OF HONEY Revival Extends Through October 30 Off-BroadwayA TASTE OF HONEY Revival Extends Through October 30 Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

In response to popular demand, The Pearl Theatre Company extends Shelagh Delaney's A Taste of Honey to October 30. Directed by Austin Pendleton, this production marks the play's first New York revival in 35 years. (more...)

T. Schreiber Theater Announces 2016-17 SeasonT. Schreiber Theater Announces 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

T. Schreiber Theatre, under the direction of Terry Schreiber and Peter Jensen, celebrates its 48th season with an eclectic mix of established plays and new works. The season opens with the New York revival of Stephen Adly Guirgis play The Motherf**ker with the Hat directed by Peter Jensen, which premiered on Broadway in 2011 and was nominated for 6 Tony awards. The season also includes Schreiber Shorts, an Evening Of One-Act Plays to feature 8 new works. Founder Terry Schreiber will direct the spring production, Loose Ends, the well known drama by Michael Weller. The season will culminate with the New Works Project, directed by Jake Turner, which will showcase a workshop production of one full length play. The season will be produced in full by Halle Morse, T. Schreiber's recently appointed Producing Director. (more...)

First Off-Broadway Revival of A TASTE OF HONEY in 35 Years Begins TonightFirst Off-Broadway Revival of A TASTE OF HONEY in 35 Years Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

The Pearl Theatre Company presents A Taste of Honey by Shelagh Delaney. Directed by Tony-nominee Austin Pendleton, the production, running tonight, September 6, through October 16, marks the first Off-Broadway revival of this landmark play in 35 years. (more...)

Little Fish Theatre Presents WHAT THE NIGHT IS FORLittle Fish Theatre Presents WHAT THE NIGHT IS FOR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2016

For its ninth production of its 2016 season, Little Fish Theatre is proud to announce the opening of What the Night is For, directed by Branda Lock and written by Michael Weller.  An Academy Award nominee for his adapted screenplay of Ragtime, Weller is the author of more than 40 produced plays, is a professor at The New School in New York, and was a writer-producer on TV's acclaimed series "Once and Again." What the Night is For captures the emotions of a ten-year reunion after a passionate affair. (more...)

Pearl Theatre to Stage First Off-Broadway Revival of A TASTE OF HONEY in 35 Years; Cast Announced!Pearl Theatre to Stage First Off-Broadway Revival of A TASTE OF HONEY in 35 Years; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

The Pearl Theatre Company is pleased to present A Taste of Honey by Shelagh Delaney. Directed by Tony-nominee Austin Pendleton, the production, running September 6-October 16, marks the first Off-Broadway revival of this landmark play in 35 years. (more...)

'Charlies Angels' Reboot in the Works from PROOF Playwright David Auburn'Charlies Angels' Reboot in the Works from PROOF Playwright David Auburn
by TV News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Pulitzer Prize winning playwright David Auburn to pen the screenplay for a big screen reboot of the iconic '70's series CHARLIES ANGELS. (more...)

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