Philadelphia Theatre Company News

Stephen Belber's DUSK RINGS A BELL Opens This Month at The Lounge TheatreStephen Belber's DUSK RINGS A BELL Opens This Month at The Lounge Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

AQUILA MORONG STUDIO and CALLIOPE PRODUCTIONS announce the opening of prolific award-winning playwright Stephen Belber's funny and poignant dramedy, DUSK RINGS A BELL, Directed by John Hindman.  This bittersweet drama opens at The Lounge Theatre, 6201 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, CA.  Tickets: www.plays411.com/dusk (more...)

Kathleen Turner to Open Philadelphia Theatre Company's 2016 Theatre Masters SeriesKathleen Turner to Open Philadelphia Theatre Company's 2016 Theatre Masters Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

Two-time Tony Award-nominee and film actress Kathleen Turner kicks off Philadelphia Theatre Company's 2016 Theatre Masters series on February 29 at 7:00 PM at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre (Broad and Lombard Streets).  (more...)

Rehearsals Begin Monday for Broadway's WAITRESS, Starring Jessie MuellerRehearsals Begin Monday for Broadway's WAITRESS, Starring Jessie Mueller
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

Rehearsals begin Monday, February 8 for the spring Broadway production of Waitress, following its sold-out limited engagement at the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University in Cambridge, MA.  (more...)

PTC to Stage AN INSPECTOR CALLSPTC to Stage AN INSPECTOR CALLS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

Pioneer Theatre Company presents An Inspector Calls by J.B. Priestley, February 19 - March 5, 2016. (more...)

Gulfshore Playhouse Sets Cast of MOON OVER BUFFALOGulfshore Playhouse Sets Cast of MOON OVER BUFFALO
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

Gulfshore Playhouse (www.GulfshorePlayhouse.org) - Southwest Florida's premier professional theatre - is pleased to announce the cast of its upcoming production of Ken Ludwig's Moon Over Buffalo, a madcap comedy from the author of The Fox on the Fairway and The Game's Afoot, scheduled for February 13 through March 13 at The Norris Center in Naples. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Understudies Perform 'One Second and A Million Miles' in HoustonSTAGE TUBE: BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Understudies Perform 'One Second and A Million Miles' in Houston
by Nora Dominick - Jan 26, 2016

The Bridges of Madison County tour is in full-swing and recently understudies Cole Burden and Trista Moldovan took the stage at KHOU in Houston, Texas to sing the critically acclaimed musical number, 'One Second and a Million Miles.'  (more...)

Philadelphia Theatre Company to Welcome Anna Deavere SmithPhiladelphia Theatre Company to Welcome Anna Deavere Smith
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

Philadelphia Theatre Company presents MacArthur Award-winning actress, playwright, and educator Anna Deavere Smith in a special presentation of selected excerpts from her latest work in progress, Notes >From the Field: Doing Time in Education, on Monday, February 8 at 7:00 PM at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre (Broad and Lombard Streets). Tickets starting at $15 are available by calling the PTC Box Office at 215-985-0420 or visiting PhiladelphiaTheatreCompany.org. (more...)

SPRING AWAKENING's Ali Stroker to Speak at Wagner CollegeSPRING AWAKENING's Ali Stroker to Speak at Wagner College
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

Wagner College will host a conversation with actor Ali Stroker on Wednesday, Feb. 10 at 1 p.m. in Foundation Hall's Manzulli Boardroom. The program is free, and the public is invited. (more...)

North Carolina Theatre's Pre-Broadway Engagement of NERDS is Heading to Broadway!North Carolina Theatre's Pre-Broadway Engagement of NERDS is Heading to Broadway!
by Jeffrey Kare - Jan 14, 2016

North Carolina Theatre is proud to announce that the new musical dot-comedy Nerds will open at Broadway's Longacre Theatre on April 21st, 2016 following preview performances which began on March 31st. (more...)

Tony Winner Laura Benanti to Join Jennifer Holliday for 42West Concert Next WeekTony Winner Laura Benanti to Join Jennifer Holliday for 42West Concert Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

Jacob Langfelder in partnership with Arts-For-All, Jill Bernard and Rashad Chambers will present a one night only concert featuring TONY and Grammy Award winner Jennifer Holliday along with the TONY Winning star of the upcoming Roundabout Theatre production of She Loves Me, Laura Benanti and The Color Purplešs Rema Webb.  (more...)

Breaking News: NERDS THE MUSICAL to Hit Broadway This Spring!Breaking News: NERDS THE MUSICAL to Hit Broadway This Spring!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

Confirming earlier rumors that NERDS THE MUSICAL will finally be heading to the Great White Way, BroadwayWorld has confirmed the show will premiere at the Longacre Theatre this spring. (more...)

Real-Life Fiances Patrick J. Adams and Troian Bellisario to Lead THE LAST MATCH at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!Real-Life Fiances Patrick J. Adams and Troian Bellisario to Lead THE LAST MATCH at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

BroadwayWorld is excited to report the complete cast and creative team for The Old Globe's world premiere of Anna Ziegler's THE LAST MATCH, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch (who directed Bethany at the Globe in 2014). (more...)

THE COLOR PURPLE's Rema Webb to Join Jennifer Holliday for Concert at 42WestTHE COLOR PURPLE's Rema Webb to Join Jennifer Holliday for Concert at 42West
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

acob Langfelder in partnership with Arts-For-All, Jill Bernard and Rashad Chambers will present a one night only concert featuring TONY and Grammy Award winner Jennifer Holliday along with The Color Purplešs Rema Webb.  Julie (more...)

Will NERDS THE MUSICAL Open on Broadway This Spring?Will NERDS THE MUSICAL Open on Broadway This Spring?
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

Rumor has it that Nerds mights be heading to Broadway!  The musical has listed the address of Broadway's Longacre Theatre as its address on its official Facebook page, and with Allegiance closing on February 14, the show could be aiming to open in  the spring season. (more...)

Philadelphia Theatre Company to Stage EXIT STRATEGYPhiladelphia Theatre Company to Stage EXIT STRATEGY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

Philadelphia Theatre Company will present the gripping and timely play Exit Strategy by "Chicagoan of the Year" Ike Holter January 29-February 28.  Directed by Kip Fagan, the production features an ensemble cast with Michael Cullen, Aime Donna Kelly, Rey Lucas, Deidre Madigan, Christina Nieves, Brandon Pierce, and Ray Spahn. Exit Strategy is the first of several new American plays and presentations at PTC in 2016 which also includes an evening of excerpts from Anna Deavere Smith's new work, Notes from the Field: Doing Time in Education, the Philadelphia premiere of Sex With Strangers by Laura Eason, and the East Coast premiere of Hillary and Clinton by Lucas Hnath. (more...)

Cast Announced for TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at Media TheatreCast Announced for TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at Media Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2015

?The Media Theatre has the Philadelphia/ Wilmington region's only professional production of the classic play 'To Kill A Mockingbird' starting January 27. Advance sales and buzz surrounding the production are so strong that the theatre is extending it by one week. 'To Kill A Mockingbird' will now close on February 21, rather than the previously announced closing date. (more...)

E. Faye Butler, Amelia Jo Parish and More to Star in HAIRSPRAY at the Paramount This WinterE. Faye Butler, Amelia Jo Parish and More to Star in HAIRSPRAY at the Paramount This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2015

Get set for a high-octane ride with thrilling choreography, rockin' tunes and explosively colorful costumes - plus some really cool hairdos - when the Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd. in downtown Aurora, presents HAIRSPRAY - The Broadway Musical, January 20 - February 21, 2016. (more...)

Wilner, Jordan & Gwon's CAKE OFF Musical Among Lineup for The Old Globe's 2016 New Voices FestivalWilner, Jordan & Gwon's CAKE OFF Musical Among Lineup for The Old Globe's 2016 New Voices Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2015

The Old Globe today announced it will present the Third Annual New Voices Festival, a weekend of readings of new American plays by professional playwrights, January 15 - 17, 2016. (more...)

Christian Conn and More to Lead Michael Kahn-Helmed THE METROMANIACS at The Old Globe; Cast Set!Christian Conn and More to Lead Michael Kahn-Helmed THE METROMANIACS at The Old Globe; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the West Coast premiere of THE METROMANIACS by supremely clever playwright David Ives (All in the Timing, Time Flies). This uproarious new 'translaptation' of a classic French farce, Alexis Piron's La Metromanie, will be directed by one of America's most renowned stage directors, Michael Kahn, presented in association with Shakespeare Theatre Company. (more...)

They're Here! Meet the Cast of THE COLOR PURPLE, Opening Tonight on BroadwayThey're Here! Meet the Cast of THE COLOR PURPLE, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Dec 10, 2015

The new Broadway revival of THE COLOR PURPLE opens tonight, December 10, at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 W 45th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the company and watch highlights from the show! (more...)

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