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Arnie Burton, Emily Robinson, Jon Tenney and Jennifer Westfeldt to Lead BIG SKY World Premiere at the GeffenArnie Burton, Emily Robinson, Jon Tenney and Jennifer Westfeldt to Lead BIG SKY World Premiere at the Geffen
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

Great news tonight! Geffen Playhouse has just announced a starry cast for its world premiere production of BIG SKY, written by Pulitzer Prize finalist Alexandra Gersten-Vassilaros. (more...)

SpeakEasy to Stage Boston Professional Premiere of DOGFIGHT; Performances Begin in MaySpeakEasy to Stage Boston Professional Premiere of DOGFIGHT; Performances Begin in May
by Louisa Brady - Apr 17, 2016

From May 7 - June 4, 2016, SpeakEasy Stage Company will proudly present the Boston Professional Premiere of DOGFIGHT, a powerful new musical about unexpected love, loss, and brotherhood, based on the 1991 film starring River Phoenix and Lili Taylor.  (more...)

Vineyard Theatre Will Mount NYC Premiere of Kander & Pierce Musical KID VICTORY, New Plays During 2016-17 SeasonVineyard Theatre Will Mount NYC Premiere of Kander & Pierce Musical KID VICTORY, New Plays During 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

A new musical by John Kander and Gregory Pierce, KID VICTORY, along with the new plays THIS DAY FORWARD by Nicky Silver and CAN YOU FORGIVE HER? by Gina Gionfriddo, will be produced by the Vineyard Theatre during the 2016-2017 season, it has been announced by the company's Artistic Directors, Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern. Vineyard Theatre is located at 108 E. 15 St. in New York City. (more...)

Tickets to New York Premiere of INDECENT at Vineyard Theatre Now on SaleTickets to New York Premiere of INDECENT at Vineyard Theatre Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

Vineyard Theatre, in association with La Jolla Playhouse and Yale Repertory Theatre, has announced that tickets are now on sale as of today, March 22 at noon for the New York premiere of INDECENT, a new play with music, written by Paula Vogel, created by Paula Vogel and Rebecca Taichman, and directed by Rebecca Taichman, at The Vineyard (108 East 15th Street). Previews begin April 27 and opening night is set for May 17. For more information, please call the box office at (212) 353-0303 or visit www.vineyardtheatre.org. Group sales should call 212-353-3366, ext. 214. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Go Inside Vineyard Theatre's 2016 Gala, Honoring Kathleen Chalfant & Sam Rudy!Photo Coverage: Go Inside Vineyard Theatre's 2016 Gala, Honoring Kathleen Chalfant & Sam Rudy!
by Walter McBride - Mar 15, 2016

Just last night Vineyard Theatre presented its 2016 Gala honoring award-winning actress and Vineyard Board President Kathleen Chalfant and New York theatrical press agent Sam Rudy, hosted by Michael Urie and Ryan Spahn. BroadwayWorld was on hand at the Edison Ballroom for the special event and you can check out photos from inside gala below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Vineyard Theatre's 2016 Gala!Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Vineyard Theatre's 2016 Gala!
by Walter McBride - Mar 15, 2016

Just last night Vineyard Theatre presented its 2016 Gala honoring award-winning actress and Vineyard Board President Kathleen Chalfant and New York theatrical press agent Sam Rudy, hosted by Michael Urie and Ryan Spahn. BroadwayWorld was on hand at the Edison Ballroom for the special event and you can check out photos from the reception below! (more...)

Vineyard's Co-Production of INDECENT Begins Performances Next Month Off-BroadwayVineyard's Co-Production of INDECENT Begins Performances Next Month Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2016

Vineyard Theatre, in association with La Jolla Playhouse and Yale Repertory Theatre, will present the New York premiere of INDECENT, a new play with music, written by Paula Vogel, created by Paula Vogel and Rebecca Taichman, and directed by Rebecca Taichman, at The Vineyard (108 East 15th Street) with previews beginning April 27 and opening night set for May 17. INDECENT features music composed by Lisa Gutkin (KLEZMATICS) and Aaron Halva (RED NOSES) and choreography by David Dorfman (GREEN VIOLIN).  (more...)

Michael Urie & Ryan Spahn Will Host Vineyard Theatre's Annual Gala; Sally Field, Bill Pullman & More Join LineupMichael Urie & Ryan Spahn Will Host Vineyard Theatre's Annual Gala; Sally Field, Bill Pullman & More Join Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

Vineyard Theatre today announced that their 2016 Gala honoring award-winning actress and Vineyard Board President Kathleen Chalfant and New York theatrical press agent Sam Rudy will be hosted by Michael Urie and Ryan Spahn. Scott Schwartz will direct the evening. Paul Masse will be the music director. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Vineyard Theatre Celebrate Opening Night of Colman Domingo's DOTPhoto Coverage: Vineyard Theatre Celebrate Opening Night of Colman Domingo's DOT
by Walter McBride - Feb 22, 2016

DOT by Colman Domingo - currently starring as Strand on AMC's FEAR THE WALKING DEAD and also in The Sundance Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award winner THE BIRTH OF A NATION by Nate Parker - just opened at the Vineyard Theatre (108 E. 15th St.). The play is directed by multiple Tony Award winner Susan Stroman, who returns to The Vineyard for the first time since she directed the theater's acclaimed world premiere of THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS. Check out photos from the opening night after party below! (more...)

Anita Gillette and Penny Fuller to Return to Feinstein's/54 Below in SIN TWISTERS, TOO!Anita Gillette and Penny Fuller to Return to Feinstein's/54 Below in SIN TWISTERS, TOO!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2016

Anita Gillette and Penny Fuller's new show, set for Feinstein's/54 Below for two performances, February 24th and March 2nd (both at 7 p.m.), is a sequel to their critically acclaimed SIN TWISTERS! (more...)

Photo Flash: Linda Lavin Plays Her 'FIRST FAREWELL CONCERT' at BirdlandPhoto Flash: Linda Lavin Plays Her 'FIRST FAREWELL CONCERT' at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was proud to present Broadway and television actress Linda Lavin for two very special concerts on the historic stage this past week. The show, wryly entitled 'My First Farewell Concert,' is Lavin's personal story told in songs she loves. She performed favorites from the Great American/Brazilian/Yiddish Songbooks, with Billy Stritch at the piano, Steve Bakunas on drums, Ron Affif on guitar, Tom Hubbard on bass, and special guest Aaron Weinstein on violin. Songs included were 'You've Got Possibilities,' 'No More Blues,' and a medley of songs recorded by the late, great Bobby Short. Scroll down for photos from the concert! (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Picks for January 25-31, Featuring Ben Vereen, Elizabeth A. Davis, and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Picks for January 25-31, Featuring Ben Vereen, Elizabeth A. Davis, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Jan 24, 2016

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Brian Gallagher & Friends; Ben Vereen at 54 Below; New Musicals at 54: An Americain Boy by Amanda Green & Richard Thomas; Elizabeth A. Davis at 54 Below; and Linda Lavin in 'My First Farewell Concert.' (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Linda Lavin Plays Hard-to-Please In-Law on Next Episode of MOMVIDEO: Sneak Peek - Linda Lavin Plays Hard-to-Please In-Law on Next Episode of MOM
by TV News Desk - Jan 5, 2016

Broadway's Linda Lavin guest stars on the next episode of CBS's MOM, titled 'Kreplach and a Tiny Tush.' (more...)

VIDEO: Linda Lavin Returns To Broadway in Richard Greenberg's OUR MOTHER'S BRIEF AFFAIRVIDEO: Linda Lavin Returns To Broadway in Richard Greenberg's OUR MOTHER'S BRIEF AFFAIR
by Michael Dale - Dec 28, 2015

The acclaimed stage star plays a mother who makes a shocking confession that may not be true. (more...)

Kathleen Chalfant & Sam Rudy to be Honored at Vineyard Theatre's Annual GalaKathleen Chalfant & Sam Rudy to be Honored at Vineyard Theatre's Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2015

The Vineyard Theatre today announced that their 2016 Gala will honor Vineyard Board President and award-winning actress Kathleen Chalfant and New York theatrical press agent Sam Rudy. The annual Gala Fundraiser will take place on Monday, March 14, 2016, beginning at 6:30pm, at Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street between Broadway and Eighth Avenue). (more...)

BWW Interview: Broadway Welcomes Washington's Own Nancy RobinetteBWW Interview: Broadway Welcomes Washington's Own Nancy Robinette
by Ellen Burns - Nov 27, 2015

The bustle and chaos of the Friday evening pre-show crowds on West 47th Street on Broadway are a fitting contrast to the calm that emanates from venerable DC-based actor, Nancy Robinette, who kindly agreed to chat with me about making the move to Broadway as Mrs. Alexander, in the Tony Awards® Best Play of 2015, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. We met up in front of the Barrymore Theatre, Nancy's current professional home, but DC is very fortunate to call Nancy one of our own; she was raised in Arlington, graduated from Yorktown High School, and has graced the stages of Washington's most well-respected theaters over the years, including The Shakespeare Theatre Company, Arena Stage, Woolly Mammoth, Ford's Theatre and Studio Theatre. She's a Helen Hayes Award-winner for her work in Washington, and now the work has taken her a few hours north to make her Broadway debut; although to hear her tell, no matter the city or the theater, good work is good work, and Nancy is definitely familiar with lots of good work, having performed in every major DC theatre, Off Broadway at the New York Theatre Workshop and Roundabout Theatre Company, among others, Papermill Playhouse (New Jersey), at The Williamstown Festival (Massachusetts), and in cities around the country, including San Diego at The Old Globe. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 11/15/2015Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 11/15/2015
by BWW - Nov 15, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/15/2015 for Houston (more...)

The Rice Players Present THE ALTRUISTS, Now thru 11/21The Rice Players Present THE ALTRUISTS, Now thru 11/21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2015

The Rice Players will present THE ALTRUISTS, an exhilarating comedy reveling in political incorrectness, set amongst a community of hipsters in New York, New York. (more...)

BWW Review: Bare Bones Theatre Company Presents THE LYONSBWW Review: Bare Bones Theatre Company Presents THE LYONS
by Melissa Giordano - Nov 11, 2015

BWW Review: Bare Bones Theatre Company presents THE LYONS (more...)

GIGANTIC Brings Pound-Shedding Comedy to the Vineyard TonightGIGANTIC Brings Pound-Shedding Comedy to the Vineyard Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2015

?Vineyard Theatre's 2015-2016 season kicks off tonight, November 11 at 8pm when the new musical comedy GIGANTIC begins previews at The Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). (more...)

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