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BWW Reviews: Theatre J's Wild, Rollicking INTELLIGENT  HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDEBWW Reviews: Theatre J's Wild, Rollicking INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDE
by Andrew White - Nov 21, 2014

Theatre J's production of 'The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures' comes complete with quirks and brainy asides that can leave audiences miles behind, grasping for meaning. This being an epic affair, eventually we simply give up and let the characters live their lives, untouched and untouchable. But that's when the magic starts. (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: A Mike Nichols Remembrance - Brilliance On Broadway, In Hollywood & Far BeyondFLASH FRIDAY: A Mike Nichols Remembrance - Brilliance On Broadway, In Hollywood & Far Beyond
by Pat Cerasaro - Nov 21, 2014

In honor of his death, today we salute one of the most renowned and respected directors on Broadway, in Hollywood and far beyond, the one and only Mike Nichols. (more...)

Ben Rimalower's New Solo Show BAD WITH MONEY Extends Through 12/29 at The DuplexBen Rimalower's New Solo Show BAD WITH MONEY Extends Through 12/29 at The Duplex
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

BAD WITH MONEY - Ben Rimalower's new play about spending beyond his means - has announced another extension with five extra shows through the end of the year. The show was named a "Critic's Pick" from Time Out New York and called "courageously honest, keenly specific and emotionally naked" by The Advocate. There will extra performances on Monday nights at 7:00 PM from December 1 to 29,and continuing on Thursday nights at 9:30 PM through December 18. Ben's addiction 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. Written and performed by Ben Rimalower and directed by Aaron Mark, BAD WITH MONEY is being performed at The Duplex (61 Christopher Street at Seventh Avenue). (more...)

Stephen Adly Guirgis Honored Tonight at the 2014 'Mimi' AwardsStephen Adly Guirgis Honored Tonight at the 2014 'Mimi' Awards
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2014

Theatre luminaries will gather tonight, November 17, 2014, to to honor acclaimed playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis as he receives the 2014 Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award at the Steinberg Playwright Awards, presented by The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust. Scenes highlighting his work will be presented at the 7th Annual 'Mimi' Awards, which will take place at Lincoln Center Theater's Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater. (more...)

Sunday Special: From the Screen to the Boards - This Season's Movie Stars on BroadwaySunday Special: From the Screen to the Boards - This Season's Movie Stars on Broadway
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 16, 2014

From Broadway debuts to stage veterans, this season is swarming with big screen stars. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you the backstory on this year's film-to-stage transplants. Scroll down to learn more, and be sure to let us who you're most excited to see on the Great White Way, plus which actors you'd like to make the leap! (more...)

World Premiere of POSSUM CARCASS to Continue Theatre of NOTE's 2014 Season, 12/2-1/10World Premiere of POSSUM CARCASS to Continue Theatre of NOTE's 2014 Season, 12/2-1/10
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2014

Theatre of NOTE continues its 2014 season with the World Premiere of POSSUM CARCASS, written by David Bucci and directed by Alina Phelan. (more...)

Ben Rimalower's PATTI ISSUES to Return to New York Next WeekendBen Rimalower's PATTI ISSUES to Return to New York Next Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2014

BEN RIMALOWER: "PATTI ISSUES" -- the hit solo play -- will return to The Duplex for two performances only, November 21 and 22 at 9:30 PM. (more...)

NYTW Seeks Choirs for David Greig's Play THE EVENTSNYTW Seeks Choirs for David Greig's Play THE EVENTS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) is proud to announce the Community Choir Program, as part of the upcoming New York premiere of THE EVENTS, written by acclaimed Scottish playwright David Greig. (more...)

Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust to Celebrate Work of Stephen Adly Guirgis at Seventh Annual 'MIMI' AWARDSHarold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust to Celebrate Work of Stephen Adly Guirgis at Seventh Annual 'MIMI' AWARDS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

Theatre luminaries will gather on Monday, November 17, 2014, to to honor acclaimed playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis as he receives the 2014 Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award at the Steinberg Playwright Awards, presented by The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust. Scenes highlighting his work will be presented at the 7th Annual 'Mimi' Awards, which will take place at Lincoln Center Theater's Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside WIESENTHAL's Opening Night Off-Broadway with Judith Light, Tony Kushner & MorePhoto Flash: Inside WIESENTHAL's Opening Night Off-Broadway with Judith Light, Tony Kushner & More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

Daryl Roth and Karyl Lynn Burns present the New York premiere of Wiesenthal, the award-winning play written by and starring Tom Dugan and directed by Jenny Sullivan. Wiesenthal plays at the Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row, (410 W. 42nd Street). Go inside opening night below! (more...)

Cutting Ball Theater's SUPERHEROES to Run 11/21-12/21Cutting Ball Theater's SUPERHEROES to Run 11/21-12/21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

Cutting Ball Theater opens its 16th season with the World Premiere of SUPERHEROES, written and directed by Sean San Jose. Featuring Myers Clark, Juan Amador, Donald E. Lacy, Jr., Britney Frazier, Ricky Saenz, and Delina Patrice Brooks, SUPERHEROES plays November 21 through December 21 (Press opening: December 2) at the Cutting Ball Theater in residence at EXIT on Taylor (277 Taylor Street) in San Francisco. For tickets ($10-50) and more information, the public may visit cuttingball.com or call 415-525-1205. (more...)

Emmy Winner Merritt Wever, Peter Friedman & Frank Wood to Star in MCC's THE NETHEREmmy Winner Merritt Wever, Peter Friedman & Frank Wood to Star in MCC's THE NETHER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

MCC THEATER has announced initial casting for the New York premiere of Jennifer Haley's The Nether directed by Anne Kaufman. (more...)

Disney on Broadway, Tony Kushner and More Among Theater Programs at NYPL, Nov-Dec 2014Disney on Broadway, Tony Kushner and More Among Theater Programs at NYPL, Nov-Dec 2014
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

The New York Public Library has announced its upcoming theater programs for this winter. Details below! (more...)

Marcia Gay Harden Set for Recurring Role on HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDERMarcia Gay Harden Set for Recurring Role on HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER
by TV News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

Tony and Oscar winning actress Marcia Gay Harden will soon be returning to ABC. (more...)

Real or Not Real? Meet the Full Cast of THE REAL THING, Opening Tonight on Broadway!Real or Not Real? Meet the Full Cast of THE REAL THING, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Oct 30, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company presents Tom Stoppard's Tony Award-winning play, The Real Thing, starring Ewan McGregor as 'Henry' and Maggie Gyllenhaal as 'Annie' in their Broadway debuts; Cynthia Nixon as 'Charlotte' and Josh Hamilton as 'Max.' The Real Thing officially opens tonight, October 30, 2014 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway. Scroll down to learn more about the full cast and watch interviews with the company below! (more...)

Julie Martell, Patrick McManus, Charlie Gallant, Fiona Reid and More Set for Shaw Festival's 2015 Season; Cast, Creatives Announced!Julie Martell, Patrick McManus, Charlie Gallant, Fiona Reid and More Set for Shaw Festival's 2015 Season; Cast, Creatives Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

The Shaw Festival today announced principal casting and creative team details for its 54th season. (more...)

Steven Pasquale to Star in Lyric Opera of Chicago's CAROUSEL This Spring; Rob Ashford to DirectSteven Pasquale to Star in Lyric Opera of Chicago's CAROUSEL This Spring; Rob Ashford to Direct
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

Lyric Opera of Chicago announced today that Steven Pasquale will star in the iconic role of carousel barker Billy Bigelow in Lyric's new production ofCarousel, on stage April 11 through May 3, 2015. Following his critically acclaimed performance on Broadway in The Bridges of Madison County, Pasquale will bring his “glorious voice” (VARIETY) to some of the most beloved songs in musical theater history in a new production directed and choreographed by legendary Tony, Emmy, and Olivier Award winner Rob Ashford. (more...)

Photo Flash: Ben Rimalower Celebrates Opening of New Solo Show BAD WITH MONEYPhoto Flash: Ben Rimalower Celebrates Opening of New Solo Show BAD WITH MONEY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

BAD WITH MONEY - Ben Rimalower's new play about spending beyond his means - has extended through December 2014 due to strong ticket sales. Previously scheduled to close on November 6, the show will be performed through December 18. (more...)

NBC Gives Full Season Order to Debra Messing's MYSTERIES OF LAURANBC Gives Full Season Order to Debra Messing's MYSTERIES OF LAURA
by TV News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

NBC has given its first full season order to freshman cop drama MYSTERIES OF LAURA, starring Debra Messing. (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...)

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