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BWW Reviews: Woolly Mammoth's ARGUENDO Stumbles in its Attempt to Please the Court
by Benjamin Tomchik - Apr 04, 2014

"Mr. Chief Justice, may it please the court," is the opening every lawyer states before presenting oral arguments. When Arguendo at Woolly Mammoth Theatre keeps its focus on the oral arguments of Barnes v. Glen Theatre Inc., the show is praiseworthy on many levels. But when the Arguendo becomes distracted, it not only fails to please the court, it loses on appeal. (more...)

Woolly Mammoth's Season Continues with Elevator Repair Service's ARGUENDO, 4/1-20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 05, 2014

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company will present Elevator Repair Service's Arguendo, a playful and incisively witty theatricalization of the 1991 Supreme Court case in which a group of go-go dancers, citing the First Amendment, challenged an Indiana state ban on public nudity. Elevator Repair Service's Artistic Director John Collins will direct the Company in its first extended stay in Washington, DC. Originally slated to close April 20, Arguendo will be extended for an additional weekend, performing April 25-27. (more...)

Dartmouth Selects Canvas as New Learning Management System
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2013

SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ Instructure today announced that Dartmouth College has chosen Canvas as its institution-wide learning management system (LMS). Canvas will become the official LMS for the Ivy League school, which was recently ranked by the U.S. News & World Report as the nation's No. 1 university for 'Strong Commitment to Teaching' for the fifth consecutive year. (more...)

The Public Extends ARGUENDO Through 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2013

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced a second two-week extension for the critically acclaimed world premiere of Elevator Repair Service's ARGUENDO, directed by John Collins. ARGUENDO began performances on Tuesday, September 10, and was originally extended through October 13. The show officially opened on Tuesday, September 24, and will now run an additional two weeks through Sunday, October 27. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Public Theater's ARGUENDO
by Jennifer Broski - Sep 25, 2013

The Public Theater presents the world premiere of Elevator Repair Service's ARGUENDO, directed by John Collins. ARGUENDO began performances on Tuesday, September 10, and opened last night, September 24. BroadwayWorld brings you photos formt he big opening below! (more...)

Review – ARGUENDO Riffs on the Legality of Public Nudity
by Michael Dale - Sep 24, 2013

Elevator Repair Service uses the text of a Supreme Court case regarding strip clubs and the First Amendment for a zany comedic rebellion. (more...)

Public Theater Extends Elevator Repair Service's ARGUENDO Through 10/13
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2013

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced a one week extension today for the world premiere of Elevator Repair Service's ARGUENDO, directed by John Collins. ARGUENDO began performances on Tuesday, September 10, and was originally scheduled to close on Sunday, October 6. It will now run an additional week through Sunday, October 13 with an official press opening on Tuesday, September 24. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Elevator Repair Service's ARGUENDO at Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2013

The Public Theater presents the world premiere of Elevator Repair Service's ARGUENDO, directed by John Collins. The production, featuring Maggie Hoffman, Mike Iveson, Vin Knight, Susie Sokol, and Ben Williams, will run through Sunday, October 6, with an official press opening on Tuesday, September 24. Check out a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Maggie Hoffman, Mike Iveson & More to Star in The Public's ARGUENDO; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2013

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) will begin performances for the world premiere of Elevator Repair Service's ARGUENDO on Tuesday, September 10. Directed by John Collins, ARGUENDO will run through Sunday, October 6, with an official press opening on Tuesday, September 24. (more...)

BWW Reviews: BroadHollow's CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
by Melissa Giordano - Aug 07, 2013

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, the latest offering from the BroadHollow Theatre Company, proves a very relatable story. The Pulitzer Prize winning play, by Tennessee Williams, has several themes that the cast wonderfully carried out on the intimate stage of Studio theatre in Lindenhurst. Among said themes are social etiquette, greed, superficiality, mendacity, sexual desire, and death. I think it is safe to say that everyone who sees this show could empathize with at least one of the characters and/or story lines. (more...)

The University of Pennsylvania Chooses Canvas
by BWW News Desk - Aug 01, 2013


CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF Falls Short of Broadway Recoup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 02, 2013

According to the New York Times, the show fell short of recouping its $3.6 million capitalization. The show's final week proved to be the strongest in ticket sales, bringing in $721,456. (more...)

CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF, Starring Scarlett Johansson and Benjamin Walker, Closes on Broadway Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2013

Tony Award-winner Scarlett Johansson, Ciaran Hinds, Benjamin Walker and Emmy Award-winner Debra Monk end their runs in Tennessee Williams' Pulitzer Prize-winning classic CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF when it takes its final bows on Broadway today, March 30, 2013. Directed by Tony and Emmy Award-winner Rob Ashford, CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF plays at the Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 West 46th Street) where it opened January 17. (more...)

CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF Enters Final Week of Performances
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2013

This is the last week to see Tony Award-winner Scarlett Johansson, Ciaran Hinds, Benjamin Walker and Emmy Award-winner Debra Monk in Tennessee Williams' Pulitzer Prize-winning classic CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF. Directed by Tony and Emmy Award-winner Rob Ashford, this limited engagement must end Saturday, March 30. CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF is playing at the Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 West 46th Street) where it opened January 17 (previews began December 18). (more...)

CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF Enters Final Two Weeks of Performances
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2013

There are only 2 more weeks to see Tony Award-winner Scarlett Johansson, Ciaran Hinds, Benjamin Walker and Emmy Award-winner Debra Monk in Tennessee Williams' Pulitzer Prize-winning classic CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF. (more...)

Photo Coverage: CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF Opening Night Party!
by Walter McBride - Jan 18, 2013

BroadwayWorld.com was there to capture all of the excitement and glamour of the evening. Check out photos from the opening night party below! (more...)

CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF, Starring Scarlett Johansson and Benjamin Walker, Opens Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2013

Opening night of Tennessee Williams' Cat on a Hot Tin Roof starring Scarlett Johansson as Maggie, Ciarán Hinds as Big Daddy, Benjamin Walker as Brick and Debra Monk as Big Mama, directed by Rob Ashford, will begin tonight, January 17, and will play a limited engagement for 15 weeks only, through March 30, 2013 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 West 46th Street). (more...)

Scarlett Johansson Visits CBS SUNDAY MORNING Today
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2013

Hollywood superstar Scarlett Johansson, now starring in the Broadway production of "Cat On A Hot Tin Roof," tells CBS SUNDAY MORNING WITH CHARLES OSGOOD that she hates the nickname "ScarJo" which she's acquired in the media as her popularity has risen. (more...)

Scarlett Johansson to Visit CBS SUNDAY MORNING, 1/13
by TV News Desk - Jan 11, 2013

Hollywood superstar Scarlett Johansson, now starring in the Broadway production of "Cat On A Hot Tin Roof," tells CBS SUNDAY MORNING WITH CHARLES OSGOOD that she hates the nickname "ScarJo" which she's acquired in the media as her popularity has risen. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Benjamin Walker, Scarlett Johansson & More in CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2013

Performances of Tennessee Williams' Cat on a Hot Tin Roof starring Scarlett Johansson as Maggie, Ciarán Hinds as Big Daddy, Benjamin Walker as Brick and Debra Monk as Big Mama, directed by Rob Ashford, began on December 18. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof opens January 17 and will play a limited engagement for 15 weeks only, through March 30, 2013 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 West 46th Street). BroadwayWorld brings you just-released production shots below! (more...)

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