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BWW Review:  Janie Dee Makes a Smashing Return To New York as Feminist Fighter LINDABWW Review: Janie Dee Makes a Smashing Return To New York as Feminist Fighter LINDA
by Michael Dale - Mar 4, 2017

It's not exactly a spoiler to note that the closing scene of Penelope Skinner's wonderfully absorbing and issue-oriented dramatic comedy, LINDA, has the title character, a successful marketing executive, addressing a group of colleagues in the year 2007, excited about how the anti-aging cream she promotes has been putting out the message that the beauty in all women of all ages is a cause for celebration. (more...)

Racially-Charged Drama DETROIT BLUES Gets NYC Reading at Shetler StudiosRacially-Charged Drama DETROIT BLUES Gets NYC Reading at Shetler Studios
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

The new racially-charged drama Detroit Blues announces their 29 hour reading, which will be directed by Obie award-winning Leah C. Gardiner (Public Theater, Soho Rep), written by Patrice Cassedy, with casting by Tara Rubin Casting. The readings will be held at Theatre 54 at Shetler Studios (244 West 54th Street - 12 Floor) on Friday, March 10th at 12pm and 3:00pm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: MTC Celebrates Opening Night of Penelope Skinner's  LINDAPhoto Coverage: MTC Celebrates Opening Night of Penelope Skinner's LINDA
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 1, 2017

Linda, the new play by Penelope Skinner (The Ruins of Civilization at MTC, The Village Bike), directed by MTC's award-winning Artistic Director Lynne Meadow (The Assembled Parties, Wit), opened just last night, February 28, at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big night and you can check out photos below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Janie Dee in the American Debut of LINDA at MTCPhoto Flash: First Look at Janie Dee in the American Debut of LINDA at MTC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Linda, the new play by Penelope Skinner (The Ruins of Civilization at MTC, The Village Bike), directed by MTC's award-winning Artistic Director Lynne Meadow (The Assembled Parties, Wit), opens tonight, February 28, at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

American Premiere of LINDA Opens Tomorrow at Manhattan Theatre ClubAmerican Premiere of LINDA Opens Tomorrow at Manhattan Theatre Club
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

A friendly reminder! Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of Linda, a new play by Penelope Skinner (The Ruins of Civilization at MTC, The Village Bike) directed by MTC's award-winning Artistic Director Lynne Meadow (The Assembled Parties, Wit), opens tomorrow, Tuesday, February 28 at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). Performances of the limited engagement began Tuesday February 7. (more...)

American Premiere of LINDA Announces Digital, Student Rush PoliciesAmerican Premiere of LINDA Announces Digital, Student Rush Policies
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

In light of its first performance, LINDA has announced its Digital Rush and Student Rush policies. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for JITNEYPhoto Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for JITNEY
by Walter McBride - Jan 20, 2017

The long-awaited Broadway debut of August Wilson's Jitney, directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson (The Piano Lesson, Seven Guitars, Gem of the Ocean), opened just last night at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). This production completes August Wilson's ten-play The American Century Cycle on Broadway. (more...)

Janie Dee to Star in American Debut of LINDA at Manhattan Theatre Club; Cast Complete!Janie Dee to Star in American Debut of LINDA at Manhattan Theatre Club; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have announced full casting for Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of Linda, a new play by Penelope Skinner (The Ruins of Civilization at MTC, The Village Bike) directed by MTC's award-winning Artistic Director Lynne Meadow (The Assembled Parties, Wit). (more...)

CARRIE Alumni Set for THE RAGE: CARRIE 2 Parody Tonight at Feinstein's/54 BelowCARRIE Alumni Set for THE RAGE: CARRIE 2 Parody Tonight at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents The Rage: Carrie 2, An Unathorized Musical Parody in Concert tonight, October 28th at 11:30pm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of LOVE, LOVE, LOVEPhoto Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of LOVE, LOVE, LOVE
by Walter McBride - Oct 20, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company presents the new play Love, Love Love, directed byMichael Mayer, which opened officially last night, October 19, 2016 at theLaura Pels Theatre at the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre. This is a limited engagement Off-Broadway through December 18, 2016. (more...)

CARRIE Alumni Set for THE RAGE: CARRIE 2 Parody at Feinstein's/54 BelowCARRIE Alumni Set for THE RAGE: CARRIE 2 Parody at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents The Rage: Carrie 2, An Unathorized Musical Parody in Concert on October 28th at 11:30pm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for ALLEGIANCE!Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for ALLEGIANCE!
by Walter McBride - Nov 9, 2015

The new American musical Allegiance officially opened last night, November 8, at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street, starring Tony and Olivier Award winner Lea Salonga (Miss Saigon, Les Miserables) in her long-awaited return to Broadway, 'Star Trek' icon George Takei in his Broadway debut at age 78, and Broadway and 'Glee' star Telly Leung. Allegiance is the vibrant and unforgettable story of one family's resilience in the face of seemingly-insurmountable odds, inspired by Takei's real-life experience as a Japanese American during World War II. BroadwayWorld was on the star-studded red carpet before the curtain went up, and you can check out photos from the celebrity arrivals below! (more...)

Michael Campayno, Katie Rose Clarke and More Star in TN Shakespeare's THE OLIVER EXPERIMENT, Beginning TonightMichael Campayno, Katie Rose Clarke and More Star in TN Shakespeare's THE OLIVER EXPERIMENT, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2015

Tennessee Shakespeare Company, in partnership with the University of Memphis' Department of Theatre & Dance, presents its third and final developing musical reading on the University of Memphis mainstage with The Oliver Experiment by Jeremy Desmon and Jeff Thomson tonight, August 15 at 7:00 pm. (more...)

Michael Campayno, Katie Rose Clarke and More to Star in TN Shakespeare's THE OLIVER EXPERIMENT Next MonthMichael Campayno, Katie Rose Clarke and More to Star in TN Shakespeare's THE OLIVER EXPERIMENT Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

Tennessee Shakespeare Company, in partnership with the University of Memphis' Department of Theatre & Dance, presents its third and final developing musical reading on the University of Memphis mainstage with The Oliver Experiment by Jeremy Desmon and Jeff Thomson on August 15 at 7:00 pm. (more...)

Katie Rose Clarke & More Broadway Vets to Lead THE OLIVER EXPERIMENT at TN Shakespeare Co.Katie Rose Clarke & More Broadway Vets to Lead THE OLIVER EXPERIMENT at TN Shakespeare Co.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

Tennessee Shakespeare Company, in partnership with the University of Memphis' Department of Theatre & Dance, presents its third and final developing musical reading on the University of Memphis mainstage with The Oliver Experiment by Jeremy Desmon and Jeff Thomson on August 15 at 7:00 pm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Project Shaw's MAN AND SUPERMAN Celebrates OpeningPhoto Coverage: Project Shaw's MAN AND SUPERMAN Celebrates Opening
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jul 21, 2015

MAN AND SUPERMAN: One of Shaw's most popular of comedic masterpieces: Jack Tanner is willing to go to almost any lengths to avoid matrimony, even take a trip to Hell and back. Don't miss this rare opportunity to take in Shaw at his ribald best, complete with the legendary dream scene, DON JUAN IN HELL. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Jason Alexander in FISH IN THE DARK!Photo Flash: First Look at Jason Alexander in FISH IN THE DARK!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2015

Tony Award-winning actor Jason Alexander recently assumed the role of 'Norman Drexel' in Larry David's hit comedy Fish In the Dark, directed by Anna D. Shapiro, at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street). Alexander steps into the role created by David in the comedy about a death in the family. The limited engagement run of the production, originally scheduled through June 7, is extended for six weeks through Saturday, August 1 at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48 Street). Below, check out new production shots of Alexander in action! (more...)

Photo Coverage: In Rehearsal for Barrington Stage Company's A LITTLE MORE ALIVEPhoto Coverage: In Rehearsal for Barrington Stage Company's A LITTLE MORE ALIVE
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jun 24, 2015

A rehearsal for the East Coast Premiere of Nick Blaemire's 'A Little More Alive' recently took place in New York City and BroadwayWorld was there. Barrington Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, announced BSC's acclaimed Musical Theatre Lab will present Nick Blaemire's new musical A Little More Alive, from July 17 through August 8 on the St. Germain Stage.  The press opening is Wednesday, July 22 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Michael Urie, Douglas Sills & More Set for GTG/Project Shaw's MAN AND SUPERMANMichael Urie, Douglas Sills & More Set for GTG/Project Shaw's MAN AND SUPERMAN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

Gingold Theatrical Group's PROJECT SHAW, under the leadership of Artistic Director David Staller, presents its 105th production, Shaw's masterwork, Man and Superman, on Monday, July 20 at 7pm, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2895 Broadway at 95th St.). (more...)

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