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Drama in the Berkshires - Meet the Full Cast of THE COUNTRY HOUSE!Drama in the Berkshires - Meet the Full Cast of THE COUNTRY HOUSE!
by Meet the Cast - Oct 25, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club's New York premiere co-production of The Country House, the new play by Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan, opened on October 2 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the full cast and watch interviews with the company below! (more...)

KING OF THE YEES Set for UNC's Process Series, 11/6-7KING OF THE YEES Set for UNC's Process Series, 11/6-7
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2014

The Process Series at UNC will feature an engaging new work by an acclaimed playwright in November. Commissioned by the Goodman Theater in Chicago, Lauren Yee's King of the Yees will be performed November 6 and 7, 2014, at 8:00pm in Studio 6 of Swain Hall at UNC-Chapel Hill. The performance is free and open to the public with a $5 suggested donation. (more...)

Cast And Loose Live! to Present BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT Next Monday at Joe's PubCast And Loose Live! to Present BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT Next Monday at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Cast And Loose Live! returns to present Back To School Night on Monday, October 27, 2014 at 9:30pm at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater, 425 Lafayette Street, NYC. (more...)

Taylor Mac's A 24 DECADE HISTORY OF POPULAR MUSIC: 1900-1950s to Run 1/13-25 as Part of Under the RadarTaylor Mac's A 24 DECADE HISTORY OF POPULAR MUSIC: 1900-1950s to Run 1/13-25 as Part of Under the Radar
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Theater artist Taylor Mac makes his New York Live Arts debut with A 24-Decade History of Popular Music: 1900-1950s, presented by New York Live Arts as part of The Public Theater's Under the Radar Festival, January 13-25, 2015. (more...)

Reed Birney and Betty Gilpin Set to Lead I'M GONNA PRAY FOR YOU SO HARD at Atlantic Theatre CompanyReed Birney and Betty Gilpin Set to Lead I'M GONNA PRAY FOR YOU SO HARD at Atlantic Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) will present the world premiere of I'm Gonna Pray For You So Hard by Halley Feiffer, directed by Trip Cullman and starring Reed Birney andBetty Gilpin. (more...)

THE NUTCRACKER Musical to Play Round House Theatre, 11/26-12/28THE NUTCRACKER Musical to Play Round House Theatre, 11/26-12/28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

Round House Theatre continues its 2014/15 season with a magical, fresh new take on a beloved classic - The Nutcracker, a new holiday musical created by Tommy Rapley, Jake Minton, Phillip Klapperich, and Kevin O'Donnell. Directed by the award-winning Joe Calarco, The Nutcracker makes its area premiere at Round House Theatre from November 26 thru December 28, 2014. Opening night is Monday, December 1, 2014. (more...)

Gregory Haney, Marc Kudisch, Telly Leung & More to Workshop New Musical THE NINE FATHERS OF ARIEL in NYC Next MonthGregory Haney, Marc Kudisch, Telly Leung & More to Workshop New Musical THE NINE FATHERS OF ARIEL in NYC Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

?The new musical THE NINE FATHERS OF ARIEL is currently undergoing a New York workshop, concluding with invited rehearsals for industry members on November 6 and 7. (more...)

Tonya Pinkins, Trezana Beverley & More to Star in Yale Rep's WAR; Cast Announced!Tonya Pinkins, Trezana Beverley & More to Star in Yale Rep's WAR; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE presents the world premiere of WAR by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, November 21–December 13 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street). The company opening is scheduled for Friday, November 28. The official press opening will follow on Saturday, November 29. (more...)

Ben Rimalower to Bring New Solo Show BAD WITH MONEY to Rockwell Table & Stage, 11/28Ben Rimalower to Bring New Solo Show BAD WITH MONEY to Rockwell Table & Stage, 11/28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

Ben Rimalower's addiction to spending beyond his means has driven him to extreme lengths all his life. In BAD WITH MONEY he charts his sometimes hilarious, sometimes harrowing struggle to overcome his problem-or get rich trying. (more...)

Juliana Nash, Nell Benjamin, Nathan Jackson, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Greg Pierce and More Among MTC's Alfred P. Sloan CommissionsJuliana Nash, Nell Benjamin, Nathan Jackson, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Greg Pierce and More Among MTC's Alfred P. Sloan Commissions
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) announce recent recipients of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Initiative commissions for Manhattan Theatre Club. The commissioned writers are Jeff Augustin (Little Children Dream of God), Courtney Baron (A Very Common Procedure) and Juliana Nash (Murder Ballad), Nell Benjamin (The Explorers Club), Madeline George (The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence), Tom Holloway (And No More Shall We Part), Nathan Jackson (Broke-ology), Branden Jacobs-Jenkins (An Octoroon), Greg Pierce (Slowgirl), and Alexandra Wood (The Initiate). (more...)

Watch Clips of THE WAY WE GET BY's Thomas Sadoski in HBO's 'The Newsroom'Watch Clips of THE WAY WE GET BY's Thomas Sadoski in HBO's 'The Newsroom'
by TV News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

As BWW reported earlier today, Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director) has announced the complete cast and director for its upcoming production of Neil LaBute's world premiere drama, THE WAY WE GET BY. Below, check out a clip of Sadoki in THE NEWSROOM (more...)

Watch Clips of THE WAY WE GET BY's Tatiana Maslany in BBC America's 'Orphan Black'Watch Clips of THE WAY WE GET BY's Tatiana Maslany in BBC America's 'Orphan Black'
by TV News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

Below, take an exclusive inside look at BBC AMERICA's original thriller, ORPHAN BLACK and the astounding performance at the heart of the show, actress Tatiana Maslany. (more...)

ORPHAN BLACK's Tatiana Maslany and THE NEWSROOM's Thomas Sadoski Will Lead Neil LaBute's THE WAY WE GET BY at Second StageORPHAN BLACK's Tatiana Maslany and THE NEWSROOM's Thomas Sadoski Will Lead Neil LaBute's THE WAY WE GET BY at Second Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director) has announced the complete cast and director for its upcoming production of Neil LaBute's world premiere drama, THE WAY WE GET BY. The production will star Golden Globe nominee Tatiana Maslany, the critically-acclaimed star of the BBC America series Orphan Black, making her New York stage debut, and Tony Award nominee Thomas Sadoski, well known for his role on the HBO series, 'The Newsroom,' as well as his Tony-nominated performance in LaBute's reasons to be pretty. The play will be directed by Leigh Silverman, who was nominated for a Tony Award last season for her direction of Violet. (more...)

Robert Askins' HAND TO GOD Will Open on Broadway in 2015; Steven Boyer, Marc Kudisch & More to Reprise RolesRobert Askins' HAND TO GOD Will Open on Broadway in 2015; Steven Boyer, Marc Kudisch & More to Reprise Roles
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

Producer Kevin McCollum announced today that the new American play, Hand to God, will open on Broadway on April 7, 2015 at the Booth Theatre (222 West 45th Street), marking the Broadway debut of playwright Robert Askins. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 10/21- Aaron TveitSTAGE TUBE: On This Day 10/21- Aaron Tveit
by Stage Tube - Oct 21, 2014

Happy Birthday, Aaron Tveit! Tveit recently shined as Enjolras in the critically acclaimed film adaption of LES MISERABLES, and has since then starred in the original USA Network series GRACELAND. Tveit starred on Broadway in CATCH ME IF YOU CAN, in the role of Frank Abagnale Jr and also created the role of 'Gabe' in the Pulitzer Prize winning Broadway musical, NEXT TO NORMAL, which he developed off-Broadway at the Second Stage Theatre and debuted on Broadway. In addition to WICKED and HAIRSPRAY on Broadway, he starred in the national tours of Hairspray and Rent. (more...)

Rehearsals Start Tomorrow for POCATELLO at Playwrights Horizons; Crystal Finn Completes CastRehearsals Start Tomorrow for POCATELLO at Playwrights Horizons; Crystal Finn Completes Cast
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Rehearsals begin tomorrow, Tuesday, October 21 for the Playwrights Horizons production of POCATELLO, the world premiere of a new play by Obie, Drama Desk and Lortel awards winner and 2014 MacArthur Foundation 'Genius' grantee Samuel D. Hunter (The Whale at PH, The Few, A Bright New Boise). Directed by Davis McCallum (The Whale at PH, The Few, London Wall, A Bright New Boise, Water by the Spoonful), the play will be the third production of the theater company's 2014/2015 Season. (more...)

CSC's ALLEGRO Cast and More Set for Panel, Performance at 92Y, 10/22CSC's ALLEGRO Cast and More Set for Panel, Performance at 92Y, 10/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

In advance of Classic Stage Company's rare production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's 1947 musical Allegro, CSC's artistic director Brian Kulick and Tony Award-winning director John Doyle lead a conversation on the legendary team's most personal, groundbreaking and little-known work. The discussion also includes Ted Chapin, president and executive director of Rodgers & Hammerstein: An Imagem Company, and cast members George Abud, Claybourne Elder, and Jane Pfitsch. (more...)

Tony Nominee Jeremy Shamos Set for Major Recurring Role on Showtime's NURSE JACKIETony Nominee Jeremy Shamos Set for Major Recurring Role on Showtime's NURSE JACKIE
by TV News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Tony nominee Jeremy Shamos has signed on for a major recurring role in the upocming 7th season of Showtime's NURSE JACKIE. (more...)

LCT3's 'BROWNSVILLE SONG' Opens TonightLCT3's 'BROWNSVILLE SONG' Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

The LCT3/Lincoln Center Theater production of brownsville song (b-side for tray), a new play by Kimber Lee, directed by Patricia McGregor, makes its New York premiere at the Claire Tow Theater (150 West 65 Street), featuring Sheldon Best, Sun Mee Chomet, Lizan Mitchell, Chris Myers and Taliyah Whitaker. The show opens tonight, October 20, and will play a 6-week limited engagement through Sunday, November 16. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Strong Acting of Timely Script Makes SEX WITH STRANGERS One to See at SignatureBWW Reviews: Strong Acting of Timely Script Makes SEX WITH STRANGERS One to See at Signature
by Jennifer Perry - Oct 20, 2014

The strong acting and the timely, provocative, and challenging script are likely reason enough to give this production a chance. (more...)

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