The Players News

Photo Flash: First Look at Shattered Globe's THE WHALESHIP ESSEX
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Shattered Globe Theatre launched its 24th season with the Midwest premiere of the nautical drama THE WHALESHIP ESSEX by Founding Ensemble Member Joe Forbrich, directed by Lou Contey, playing through October 11, 2014 at its resident home, Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are available at www.theaterwit.org, in person at the Theater Wit Box Office or by calling (773) 975-8150. (more...)

Review Roundup: Alliance Theatre's BULL DURHAM- Updating Live!
by Review Roundups - Sep 18, 2014

Alliance Theatre just opened the world premiere of BULL DURHAM, a new musical based on the beloved 1988 film. Directed by Kip Fagan (Off-Broadway: The Revisionist), BULL DURHAM has a book by Academy Award-nomineeRon Shelton (director and screenwriter of the Bull Durham movie) and music and lyrics by Susan Werner, whom the Chicago Tribune called, 'one of the most innovative songwriters working today.' Broadway veterans John Behlmann, Melissa Errico, and Will Swenson star as the Veteran catcher 'Crash' Davis (Swenson), rookie pitcher Ebby Calvin 'Nuke' LaLoosh (Behlmann) and Annie Savoy (Errico). (more...)

SLEEPY HOLLOW THE MUSICAL Opens 10/4 at Players Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

As long autumn shadows cast their spell across Greenwich Village, the days grow shorter and the nights grow restless and long, enticing the Headless Horseman to realize his lonely, faithful quest. Sleepy Hollow, an original musical by Michael Sgouros and Brenda Bell, which begins previews on September 20th at The Players Theatre in New York City's Greenwich Village, reveals a haunting deeper than the woods of the hollow. Its shadows are cast from the darkness of the human soul. (more...)

SUPER PERFORMING AT WORK AND AT HOME Offers Tips for Success
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

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Photo Flash: First Look at SLEEPY HOLLOW at the Players Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

As long autumn shadows cast their spell across Greenwich Village, the days grow shorter and the nights grow restless and long, enticing the Headless Horseman to realize his lonely, faithful quest. Sleepy Hollow, an original musical by Michael Sgouros and Brenda Bell, which begins previews on September 20th at The Players Theatre in New York City's Greenwich Village, reveals a haunting deeper than the woods of the hollow. Its shadows are cast from the darkness of the human soul. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast in action! (more...)

Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra to Perform at Severance Hall, 10/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

For the first time in their 91-year history, the Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra, “one of the leading European orchestras” (The Independent), will tour the U.S., visiting four major markets in October. The Orchestra, under the direction of its Chief Conductor Muhai Tang, will appear first at Symphony Hall in Chicago on October 6th, then at Severance Hall in Cleveland on October 7th, at Strathmore Music Center in North Bethesda, MD on October 8th, and at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium in New York City on October 9th. The ensemble will bring two programs on tour, performing repertoire ranging from Khachaturian to Tchaikovsky to Sibelius. At Severance Hall and the Strathmore Center, the Orchestra will add a ballet suite by Stevan Hristi?, a founder and first principal conductor of the Orchestra (1923-1934). At Symphony Hall and Carnegie Hall, the Orchestra will add arias from Verdi's Rigoletto and Macbeth, to be sung by the Serbian baritone Željko Lu?i?, a Met Opera sensation. Tickets for the tour, on sale now, have been set at family-friendly prices and can be obtained on venue websites. (more...)

Nike and AS Roma Announce New Third Kit for 2014-2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

This season, AS Roma will play in a new third kit inspired by the renowned elegance of Italian tailoring and the suits worn by the squad when they travel across Italy and beyond. (more...)

Nike and FC Barcelona Announce New Third Kit for the 2014–15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

This season, FC Barcelona will wear a bold new third kit that captures the club's inherent brilliance and energy. (more...)

Nike and Inter Announce New Third Kit for 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

This season, Internazionale will play in a new third kit that showcases their traditional colors with a bold and modern appearance. (more...)

Nike and Juventus Announce New Third Kit for 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Italian champions Juventus will play this season in a vibrant new third kit that features an intense burst of color to give players an even greater presence on the pitch. (more...)

Nike and Manchester City Announce New Cup Kit for 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

The Barclays Premier League champions Manchester City will wear a bold new away kit featuring two tones of purple in cups this season. The new kit is inspired by designs City wore in the early '90s and as recently as the 2007-08 season, and also features a lime green tone that City fans will recognize from kits of the past. (more...)

Nike and Paris Saint-Germain Announce New Third Kit for 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

The French champions Paris Saint-Germain will play in an all-red, two-tone third kit during the 2014-15 season. The kit celebrates one of the hues in the team's famous trio of club colors. (more...)

ESPN Announces Fall Slate for 30 F0R 30 Documentaries
by TV News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

ESPN Films today revealed the films that will make up its fall 2014 30 for 30 slate. The series will return for a six-week run Tuesday nights on ESPN beginning October 7, with one additional film in December. (more...)

Photo Flash: Urban Stage Presents THE CLUB
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2014

Australian Made Entertainment is pleased to announce their production of The Club, written by David Williamson (Winner of the Australian Writer's Guild Award for Best Play) and directed by Andrew H. Lyons. Check out production photos below! (more...)

Possum Point Players Present BABY, 9/19-28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2014

Due date is very near at Possum Hall as The Players prepare to deliver the Maltby and Shire musical that opens Friday, Sept. 19. Possum Point Players' annual dinner theatre continues Sept. 20, 21, 26, 27 and 28. Fridays and Saturdays, dinner is served at 6 p.m., show at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday matinees offer dinner at 12:30 p.m. and show at 2 p.m. (more...)

Fringe Encore Presents MOSES, THE AUTHOR, 9/26-10/05
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2014

MOSES, THE AUTHOR, a world premiere comedy by Andrew R. Heinze, has been chosen to be presented as part of the 18th Annual New York International Fringe Festival ENCORE SERIES. The acclaimed comedy, directed by Drama Desk Award-winner Amy Wright, will play four additional performances at The Soho Playhouse (15 Vandam Street) -- Friday, 9/26 at 7pm; Sunday, 9/28 at 3pm; Sunday, 10/5 @ 3pm; and Sunday, 10/5 at 7pm. (more...)

Vocalist Cecile McLorin Salvant to Make Segerstrom Center Debut, 11/14-15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Segerstrom Center welcomes emerging vocalist Cecile McLorin Salvant in four powerful performances on November 14 & 15 in Samueli Theater and will be accompanied by virtuoso pianist/composer Aaron Diehl. (more...)

The Milk Carton Kids and Sarah Jarosz to Play the Capitol Center, 10/17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Grammy-nominated folk artists The Milk Carton Kids & Sarah Jarosz, along with Samson Grisman, Alex Hargreaves and Nathaniel Smith offer a very special evening of collaborative performance in front of one microphone on October 17, 2014 at the Capitol Center for the Arts. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited to Host September TRU Panel, 9/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents the September panel, An Introduction to TRU: Free-for-Everyone Seasonal Kick-off plus Networking Meet-and-Greet on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 7:30pm at The Players Theatre, 115 MacDougal Street, Mainstage Theatre, NYC. Doors open at 7pm for networking and refreshments, presentations and roundtable introductions start at 7:30pm (come prepared with your best half-minute summary of who you are, and what you need). (more...)

Leonia Arts to Hold Fifth 'MEET & GREET' Event, 9/21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Leonia Arts, a nonprofit cultural arts alliance in the borough, is co-sponsoring with the Leonia Public Library the fifth "Meet & Greet Leonia Artists." The event will take place on Sunday, September 21 from 4 - 6 p.m. at the American Legion Hall located at 399 Broad Avenue in the town. The event is free and open to the public. (more...)

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