T.S. Eliot News

TACT'S THE KILLING OF SISTER GEORGE Revival Begins Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

TACT/The Actors Company Theatre, the critically-acclaimed and Drama Desk nominated Off-Broadway company 'dedicated to presenting neglected or rarely produced plays of literary merit,' presents the first New York revival in 30 years of The Killing of Sister George, the controversial 1964 play by Frank Marcus. The first production of the company's 22nd Season will be directed by TACT Company Member Drew Barr, who directed the company's Fall 2012 production of Brian Friel's Lovers. Performances begin at Theatre Row's Beckett Theatre (410 West 42nd Street - between 9th & 10th Avenues) tonight, September 23, 2014. Opening night is set for Tuesday, October 7 at 7:30pm. Performances will continue through November 1, 2014. (more...)

15th Biennial Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival Announces Poets, Featured Readings
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Martin Farawell, the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation's Poetry Director and Director of the Dodge Poetry Festival, has announced the complete roster of poets who will be participating in the 15th biennial Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival. In partnership with the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) and the City of Newark, the Festival will be held at NJPAC and at various venues in downtown Newark, NJ for four day starting October 23, 2014. (more...)

Jay Sullivan, Jeffrey Bean and James Black to Lead DRACULA at the Alley Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for Dracula, the Original Vampire Play, the second production in the 'Alley Theatre @ UH' season. Featuring iconic costume and set designs by Edward Gorey, the Alley's production is based on the original 1927 adaptation of the classic thriller that marvelously balances the menace of the horror tale with sophisticated satire. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at CATS at the Paramount Theatre in Aurora
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Prepare to be immersed into a world like no other - the magical world of Jellicle Cats - when the Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd. in downtown Aurora, IL, presents CATS as the first production of its blockbuster 2014-15 Broadway Subscription series. Performances are now through October 12, 2014. Press opening is this Saturday, September 13 at 8 p.m. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 9/10- CATS
by Stage Tube - Sep 10, 2014

Today in 2000, Cats closed at the Wintergarden Theatre, where it ran for 7485 performances. Cats is a musical composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber, based on Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by T. S. Eliot. Cats first opened in the West End in 1981 and then on Broadway in 1982, each time directed by Trevor Nunn and choreographed by Gillian Lynne; it won numerous awards, including both the Laurence Olivier Award and the Tony Award for Best Musical. (more...)

The White Plains Performing Arts Center Play Reading Series Continues with DEATH OF A SALESMAN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 08, 2014

The White Plains Performing Arts Center play reading series, that features the Tony Award-winners for "Best Play" since the award's creation in 1948, continues with this months' reading of Arthur Miller's Death of Salesman on Friday, September 12 at 8:00 pm. Tickets are $10 each. The Nakd Stage Play Reading Series features actors with scripts in hand, no sets, costumes or props. It's all about the words. (more...)

Cynthia Harris, Darrie Lawrence & More to Star in TACT'S THE KILLING OF SISTER GEORGE Revival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

TACT/The Actors Company Theatre, the critically-acclaimed and Drama Desk nominated Off-Broadway company 'dedicated to presenting neglected or rarely produced plays of literary merit,' is pleased to announce the cast and creative team for the first New York revival in 30 years of The Killing of Sister George, the controversial 1964 play by Frank Marcus. (more...)

The Pussycat Dolls' Nicole Scherzinger in Talks to Star as 'Grizabella' in CATS at the London Palladium!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 01, 2014

The Daily Mail writes that The Pussycat Dolls' lead vocalist Nicole Scherzinger is in early negotiations to star as 'Grizabella' in the upcoming CATS revival at the London Palladium this winter. (more...)

CATS to Run 9/10-10/12 at Aurora's Paramount Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

Prepare to be immersed into a world like no other - the magical world of Jellicle Cats - when the Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd. in downtown Aurora, IL, presents CATS as the first production of its blockbuster 2014-15 Broadway Subscription series. (more...)

SCENES FROM AN ADULTERY Rounds Out New Rep's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

New Repertory Theatre announces the final show of the 30th Anniversary Season, the Next Rep World Premiere: SCENES FROM AN ADULTERY by Ronan Noone, June 6 through June 21, 2015 at the Boston University Theatre, Lane-Comley Studio 210. SCENES FROM AN ADULTERY is co-presented with Boston Center for American Performance (BCAP). (more...)

TACT's 2014-15 Season to Feature THE KILLING OF SISTER GEORGE & ABUNDANCE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

TACT/The Actors Company Theatre has announced its 2014/2015 Season, the company's 22nd. The critically-acclaimed and Drama Desk nominated Off-Broadway company "dedicated to presenting neglected or rarely produced plays of literary merit," will offer two works featuring strong, powerful female characters. The Killing of Sister George, the ground-breaking play by Frank Marcus and Abundance, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Beth Henley's (Crimes of the Heart) tall tale set in the Great American West, will be presented at The Beckett Theatre (410 West 42nd Street - between 9th & 10th Avenues) on Theatre Row. (more...)

BroadHollow Theatre Company to Stage CATS, 8/2-17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

BroadHollow Theatre Company will present CATS, from Aug 2-17, 2014 at BroadHollow Theatre. (more...)

Fall PBS Specials Announced - Kristin Chenoweth, PORGY & BESS, SWEENEY TODD, Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett, CATS & More!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Announced today at the Television Critics Association Press Tour, the 2014 PBS Arts Fall Festival returns in September with 11 weekly programs featuring classic Broadway hits, music from around the country and a theater performance by award-winning actor Nathan Lane. (more...)

Atlanta Lyric Theatre to Present CATS, 8/8-24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

The show that revolutionized musical theatre is opening Atlanta Lyric Theatre's 35th anniversary season. It is time to introduce your family to the wonders of live theater with the magic, the mystery, the memory of CATS, playing August 8 - 24, 2014 at the Jennie T. Anderson Theatre (548 S. Marietta Pkwy., Marietta). Tickets are available by calling 404-377-9948 or by visiting www.AtlantaLyricTheatre.com. (more...)

CATS, Starring Elizabeth Stanley, Ken T. Prymus and More, Opens Tonight at Pittsburgh CLO
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Jellicle cats come one, come all! Join the Jellicle Ball, today, July 18 through July 27 with Pittsburgh CLO's production of CATS! A talented company of felines will bring Andrew Lloyd Webber's mysterious masterpiece to life on the Benedum Center stage. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at BroadHollow Theatre's CATS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

BroadHollow Theatre Company presents CATS at The BayWay Arts Center, 265 East Main Street, East Islip. The show runs now through July 27, 2014. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

bergenPAC to Offer Sneak Peek of the Performing Arts School's CATS, 7/15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

Don't miss Englewood Night Out on Tuesday July 15th where bergenPAC takes the stage to the streets- be the first to get a sneak peak preview of the Performing Arts School's production of Cats. Also performing on the bergenPAC sponsored stage will be New Jersey based bands Larry Stevens and then The Great Fraud. (more...)

Andrew Lloyd Webber Reveals 'Considerable Talk' About CATS Movie
by Movies News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber hinted that a movie version of the show may finally be in the works. (more...)

BroadHollow Theatre Company to Present CATS, 7/12-27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

BroadHollow Theatre Company presents CATS at The BayWay Arts Center, 265 East Main Street, East Islip, running July 12 - 27, 2014. (more...)

Andrew Lloyd Webber Talks Rapping & T.S. Eliot In New CATS Revival
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 07, 2014

International mega-hit mega-musical CATS is poised to pounce back on the West End later this year in a new revival and the composer himself, Andrew Lloyd Webber, teases what changes are in store. (more...)

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