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Roaring '20s Will Roll Into Orlando Shakespeare Theater with THE GREAT GATSBYRoaring '20s Will Roll Into Orlando Shakespeare Theater with THE GREAT GATSBY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Orlando Shakespeare Theater (Orlando Shakes) in Partnership with UCF presents F. Scott Fitzgerald's literary masterpiece, The Great Gatsby from February 8 - March 26, 2017 in the Margeson Theater. (more...)

BWW Review: Stageworks Theatre Presents THE GREAT GATSBYBWW Review: Stageworks Theatre Presents THE GREAT GATSBY
by Peter Nason - Dec 6, 2016

It's a hit and miss production, but Lauren Buglioli and several cast members stand out. (more...)

Hit Comedy BAKERSFIELD MIST Extends Through 1/30 at Fountain TheatreHit Comedy BAKERSFIELD MIST Extends Through 1/30 at Fountain Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Jenny O'Hara (Transparent, The Mindy Project) and Nick Ullett (As the World Turns,The Big Bang Theory) reprise the roles they created in a revival of Stephen Sachs' smash hit comedy that premiered at the Fountain, then went on to see productions around the world including London's West End. (more...)

The Hudson Players Club to Stage THE GREAT GATSBY This NovemberThe Hudson Players Club to Stage THE GREAT GATSBY This November
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

The Hudson Players Club will present the 20th Century Classic, F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, directed by Donna Byrne and adapted for the stage by Simon Levy. (more...)

The Hudson Players Club to Stage THE GREAT GATSBY This NovemberThe Hudson Players Club to Stage THE GREAT GATSBY This November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

The Hudson Players Club will present the 20th Century Classic, F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, directed by Donna Byrne and adapted for the stage by Simon Levy. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE LAST TYCOON Opens at the Tabard TheatrePhoto Flash: THE LAST TYCOON Opens at the Tabard Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

'The Last Tycoon' opened last night at the Tabard Theatre, direct from its run at the Arts Theatre in London's West End. Adapted for the Tabard stage it depicts the heady days of the 1930's glamorous Hollywood scene. Written by Simon Levy, with the approval of the F Scott Fitzgerald Estate, and directed by Linnie Reedman. (more...)

European Debut of F. Scott Fitzgerald's THE LAST TYCOON to Transfer to the Tabard TheatreEuropean Debut of F. Scott Fitzgerald's THE LAST TYCOON to Transfer to the Tabard Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

Direct from a limited run in the West End, F. Scott Fitzgerald's final novel is adapted for the Tabard stage depicting the heady days of the 1930's glamorous Hollywood scene. (more...)

Jenny O'Hara and Nick Ullett Set to Reprise Roles in Fountain Revival of BAKERSFIELD MISTJenny O'Hara and Nick Ullett Set to Reprise Roles in Fountain Revival of BAKERSFIELD MIST
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Bakersfield Mist by Stephen Sachs, the Fountain's smash hit comedy that went on to see productions around the world including London's West End, will return to the Fountain for a limited 4-week engagement beginning Nov. 19. Sachs will again direct, with Jenny O'Hara (Transparent, The Mindy Project) and Nick Ullett (As the WorldTurns) reprising the roles they created. (more...)

European Debut of F. Scott Fitzgerald's THE LAST TYCOON to Transfer to the Tabard TheatreEuropean Debut of F. Scott Fitzgerald's THE LAST TYCOON to Transfer to the Tabard Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Direct from a limited run in the West End, F. Scott Fitzgerald's final novel is adapted for the Tabard stage depicting the heady days of the 1930's glamorous Hollywood scene. (more...)

WEST SIDE STORY to Launch Orlando Shakespeare Theater's 28th Season; Lineup Announced!WEST SIDE STORY to Launch Orlando Shakespeare Theater's 28th Season; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Artistic Director Jim Helsinger and Managing Director PJ Albert have announced the 10 productions that will comprise Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF's upcoming 2016-2017 Season. (more...)

West Coast Premiere of BABY DOLL Extends at the FountainWest Coast Premiere of BABY DOLL Extends at the Fountain
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

The West Coast premiere of Tennessee William's Baby Doll has extended through October 30 at The Fountain Theatre.  (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 8/21/2016Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 8/21/2016
by BWW - Aug 21, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/21/2016 for Los Angeles (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE LAST TYCOON's European PremierePhoto Flash: First Look at THE LAST TYCOON's European Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

Ruby In The Dust presents the European Premiere of The Last Tycoon, the last novel written by F Scott Fitzgerald, who died before he completed his masterly study of Hollywood in its heyday. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 8/14/2016Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 8/14/2016
by BWW - Aug 14, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/14/2016 for Los Angeles (more...)

LATC to Host Town Hall on Actors' Equity and the 99-Seat DebateLATC to Host Town Hall on Actors' Equity and the 99-Seat Debate
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

A town hall event will be held at the Los Angeles Theatre Center (LATC) for members of the greater Los Angeles theatre community on Monday, August 22, from 7:30-9:30pm. The purpose of the meeting is to examine the real-life consequences on LA's cultural ecosystem should Actors' Equity Association's new plan (which would eliminate the 99-Seat Plan) be put into place on December 14, 2016. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 8/07/2016Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 8/07/2016
by BWW - Aug 7, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/07/2016 for Los Angeles (more...)

Photo Flash: First Rehearsal Photos of THE LAST TYCOON at the Arts TheatrePhoto Flash: First Rehearsal Photos of THE LAST TYCOON at the Arts Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

Broadway World have exclusive images of the rehearsals for the European premiere of F Scott Fitzgerald's THE LAST TYCOON (adapted for the stage by Simon Levy). (more...)

BWW Review: Sizzling West Coast Premiere of Authorized Tennessee Williams' BABY DOLL at the FountainBWW Review: Sizzling West Coast Premiere of Authorized Tennessee Williams' BABY DOLL at the Fountain
by Don Grigware - Aug 1, 2016

I cannot think of a better way to spend a hot summer night than to watch a sizzling stage production of a Tennessee Williams film. Baby Doll, when it first arrived in 1956, was condemned by the Catholic Church for indecency, and because of its lewd poster-sized ad depicting Carroll Baker lying in a crib, sucking her thumb, was one of the most controversial films across America. Now, almost 70 years later, the West Coast premiere stage adaptation by Pierre Laville and Emily Mann of Williams' Baby Doll is a practically flawless production at the Fountain Theatre, directed with stunning clarity by Simon Levy...and boasting an unforgettably ingenious cast of five. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 7/31/2016Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 7/31/2016
by BWW - Jul 31, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/31/2016 for Los Angeles (more...)

PPhoto Flash: West Coast Premiere of BABY DOLL at the Fountain TheatrePPhoto Flash: West Coast Premiere of BABY DOLL at the Fountain Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

With lead actress Lindsay LaVanchy currently in New Orleans shooting an episode of Scream: The TV Series for MTV, the Fountain Theatre has announced a revised running schedule for the West Coast premiere of Baby Doll, adapted by Pierre Laville and Emily Mann from the 1956 Academy Award-nominated film by Tennessee Williams. The new opening date will be July 29, and performances will continue through Sept. 25. (more...)

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