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Robert & Kristen Lopez's UP HERE, Phylicia Rashad-Helmed 'BLUEPRINTS' and More All-New Works Set for La Jolla Playhouse's 2015-16 SeasonRobert & Kristen Lopez's UP HERE, Phylicia Rashad-Helmed 'BLUEPRINTS' and More All-New Works Set for La Jolla Playhouse's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

La Jolla Playhouse announces five shows for its 2015/2016 season, featuring all new works, including the world-premiere musical Come from Away, featuring book, music and lyrics by acclaimed Canadian husband-and-wife team Irene Sankoff and David Hein, directed by Playhouse Artistic Director Christopher Ashley; the world premiere of Indecent, co-created by director Rebecca Taichman (Playhouse's Sleeping Beauty Wakes, Milk Like Sugar), and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel (How I Learned to Drive), co-produced with Yale Repertory Theatre; and Blueprints to Freedom: An Ode to Bayard Rustin, by Michael Benjamin Washington (Memphis, The Wiz), directed by The Cosby Show's Phylicia Rashad, which had its first workshop during the Playhouse's 2014 DNA New Work Series. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: November 1-7THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: November 1-7
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 7, 2014

Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures' is here to satisfy your end-of-the-week fix! Take a look below to catch up on the latest happenings from the Great White Way to The West End (and everywhere in between) with coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights and more. Highlights this week include the Gypsy Robe Ceremony for THE LAST SHIP, Emma Stone in Cabaret, the opening nights of THE OLDEST BOY and THE BAND WAGON, and more! (more...)

BRIC and Sundance to Offer Reading of New Paula Vogel Play, 11/24BRIC and Sundance to Offer Reading of New Paula Vogel Play, 11/24
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

BRIC and the Sundance Institute Theatre Program, in partnership with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Yale Repertory Theatre, are pleased to host a work-in-progress reading of Indecent. Co-created by director Rebecca Taichman and the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel, Indecent is inspired by the true events surrounding the controversial 1922 Broadway debut of Sholem Asch's God of Vengeance - a play considered by many to be a seminal work of Jewish culture, by others, an act of traitorous libel. Alive with popular songs of the era, this deeply moving play charts the history of an incendiary work, the artists who risked their careers and lives to perform it, and the evolving identity of the culturally rich community that inspired its creation. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Lincoln Center Theater Celebrates Opening Night of THE OLDEST BOYPhoto Coverage: Lincoln Center Theater Celebrates Opening Night of THE OLDEST BOY
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Nov 4, 2014

Lincoln Center Theater's production of of Sarah Ruhl's new play The Oldest Boy, directed by Rebecca Taichman, opened last night, November 3 in the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). BroadwayWorld brings you photos from opening night below! (more...)

Review Roundup: THE OLDEST BOY Opens at Lincoln Center TheaterReview Roundup: THE OLDEST BOY Opens at Lincoln Center Theater
by Review Roundups - Nov 3, 2014

Lincoln Center Theater's production of of Sarah Ruhl's new play The Oldest Boy, directed by Rebecca Taichman, opens tonight, November 3 in the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Lincoln Center Theater's THE OLDEST BOYBWW TV: Watch Highlights from Lincoln Center Theater's THE OLDEST BOY
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 3, 2014

Lincoln Center Theater's production of of Sarah Ruhl's new play The Oldest Boy, directed by Rebecca Taichman, opens tonight, November 3 in the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). BroadwayWorld brings you highlights from the play below! (more...)

Lincoln Center Theater's THE OLDEST BOY, Starring Celia Keenan-Bolger and More, Opens Off-Broadway TonightLincoln Center Theater's THE OLDEST BOY, Starring Celia Keenan-Bolger and More, Opens Off-Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2014

Lincoln Center Theater's production of of Sarah Ruhl's new play The Oldest Boy, directed by Rebecca Taichman, opens tonight, November 3 in the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

Asylum Theater Extends WOMEN Thru 11/14Asylum Theater Extends WOMEN Thru 11/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2014

Combined Artform and Matthew Quinn's WOMEN has added four additional performances: November 1st, 6th, 13th & 14th - 8:00PM. It officially opened September 5th. After a sold-out run in New York City and the Hollywood Fringe Festival, WOMEN, written by Chiara Atik and directed by Stephanie Ward, is returning to Los Angeles for a full run at the Asylum Theater, August 28th through October 25th. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Celia Keenan-Bolger & More in LCT's THE OLDEST BOYPhoto Flash: First Look at Celia Keenan-Bolger & More in LCT's THE OLDEST BOY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

Opening night is Monday, November 3rd at 8:00 pm for the Lincoln Center Theater production of THE OLDEST BOY, a new play by Sarah Ruhl and directed by Rebecca Taichman. The cast features Ernest Abuba, Tsering Dorjee, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Takemi Kitamura, James Saito, Jon Norman Schneider, James Yaegashi and Nami Yamamoto. THE OLDEST BOY will run through Sunday, December 28th at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65th Street). Check out a first look below! (more...)

Sundance Institute Sets Projects, Artists for Fall Theatre LabsSundance Institute Sets Projects, Artists for Fall Theatre Labs
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Sundance Institute today announced the projects and artists that will participate in its two Fall artist development programs: the inaugural Playwrights Studio at Flying Point in Water Mill, NY (October 19-26), as well as the two-week Theatre Lab (November 30 - December 14) for musical theatre, ensemble-generated projects and solo work at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA). Under the supervision of Artistic Director Philip Himberg and Producing Director Christopher Hibma, the initiatives are among the Theatre Program's five annual Labs and Residencies for theatre artists and part of the 24 artist residency labs across many creative disciplines Sundance Institute offers annually. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 10/18-10/19/2014Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 10/18-10/19/2014
by - Oct 19, 2014

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, October 19, 2014 - Sunday, October 19, 2014. (more...)

Theater People Podcast Welcomes Three-Time Tony Nominee Celia Keenan-BolgerTheater People Podcast Welcomes Three-Time Tony Nominee Celia Keenan-Bolger
by Matt Tamanini - Oct 19, 2014

On Monday, October 20th, the Theater People Podcast welcomes three time Tony nominee Celia Keenan-Bolger. Topics discussed include her Broadway debut in the popular 2005 musical THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE, her critically acclaimed turns in the Broadway productions of PETER AND THE STAR CATCHER and last year's THE GLASS MENAGERIE. She also talks about taking on the new play THE OLDEST BOY, currently in previews at the Mitzi Newhouse theater at Lincoln Theater, and the exciting experience of working for the first time on a play with two women at the helm--the playwright Sarah Ruhl, and director Rebecca Taichman. (more...)

Lincoln Center Theater Adds Douglas Carter Beane Play, Musical by GREAT COMET OF 1812 Creator Dave Malloy to 2015 SeasonLincoln Center Theater Adds Douglas Carter Beane Play, Musical by GREAT COMET OF 1812 Creator Dave Malloy to 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

Lincoln Center Theater has announced two new upcoming productions: SHOWS FOR DAYS, a new play by Douglas Carter Beane, to be directed by Jerry Zaks; and the LCT3 production of PRELUDES, a new musical by Dave Malloy, to be directed by Rachel Chavkin. SHOWS FOR DAYS, marks the return of both playwright Douglas Carter Beane (The Nance) and director Jerry Zaks (The House of Blue Leaves, Anything Goes, Six Degrees of Separation) to Lincoln Center Theater, will begin previews Thursday, June 4 and open on Monday, June 29 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater. PRELUDES, the first musical to be produced by LCT3 in the Claire Tow Theater, will run from Saturday, May 23 through Sunday, July 19. Opening night is Monday, June 15. (more...)

LCT to Offer Special Events in Conjunction with THE OLDEST BOYLCT to Offer Special Events in Conjunction with THE OLDEST BOY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

Lincoln Center Theater will present two special events in conjunction with its production of THE OLDEST BOY, a new play by Sarah Ruhl and directed by Rebecca Taichman, which begins performances at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater on Thursday (October 9). These special events are being presented in association with Tibet Fund. (more...)

Gotham Chamber Opera to Present Alexandre bis & Comedy on the Bridge, 10/14-18Gotham Chamber Opera to Present Alexandre bis & Comedy on the Bridge, 10/14-18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

Gotham Chamber Opera, in collaboration with the Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College, presents a double bill of Alexandre bis & Comedy on the Bridge, both by Bohuslav Martinu, from October 14 - 18, 2014 at Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College, 524 West 59th Street. (more...)

The Old Globe Presents BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY, KISS ME KATE, and More for Summer '15The Old Globe Presents BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY, KISS ME KATE, and More for Summer '15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2014

The Old Globe will celebrate its 80th Anniversary as part of the Balboa Park Centennial Celebration with a 2015 Summer Season featuring Shakespeare onstage and in film. 2014 Tony Award winner for A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder and former Old Globe Shakespeare Festival Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak returns to direct the spectacular musical classic Kiss Me, Kate, with music and lyrics by Cole Porter, book by Sam and Bella Spewack, and choreography by Peggy Hickey, in association with Hartford Stage. (more...)

Rehearsals Kick Off For Lincoln Center Theater's THE OLDEST BOYRehearsals Kick Off For Lincoln Center Theater's THE OLDEST BOY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

Rehearsals are currently underway for Lincoln Center Theater's production of of Sarah Ruhl's new play THE OLDEST BOY. The play, directed by Rebecca Taichman, will begin previews Thursday, October 9 and open on Monday, November 3 in the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

Shakespeare Talks Return to The Pearl With 'Directing Shakespeare' 9/15Shakespeare Talks Return to The Pearl With 'Directing Shakespeare' 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2014

The Shakespeare Society and The Pearl Theatre Company present SHAKESPEARE TALKS: DIRECTING SHAKESPEARE featuring Arin Arbus and Rebecca Taichman Monday, Sept. 15th at 7pm. (more...)

World Premiere of Richard Schechner's IMAGINING O Set for 9/10-13 at Peak PerformancesWorld Premiere of Richard Schechner's IMAGINING O Set for 9/10-13 at Peak Performances
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

Watch out! Richard Schechner returns, armed with another series of shocks and surprises: the world premiere of "Imagining O" at Peak Performances, September 10-13. Transforming the notoriously erotic French novel "Story of O" into a multi-site, immersive production, the 80 year-old director's most recent work promises to reaffirm Peak's commitment to the ultra and outre challenge, and the director's reputation for creating uncomfortable joy in his audiences. The show opens the Kasser Theater's 10th anniversary season. (more...)

Gotham Chamber Opera's 2014-15 Season to Feature COMEDY ON THE BRIDGE & PUSS IN BOOTSGotham Chamber Opera's 2014-15 Season to Feature COMEDY ON THE BRIDGE & PUSS IN BOOTS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

Gotham Chamber Opera announces the 2014/2015 season, which begins with Alexandre bis/Comedy on the Bridge, both by Bohuslav Martinu, from October 14 - 18, 2014, followed by the revival of Gotham's 2010 production El gato con botas (Puss in Boots) in December at El Museo del Barrio. (more...)

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