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November 12, 1943 (71)
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ROMEO & JULIET, HANSEL & GRETEL, DOCTOR FAUSTUS and More Set for Quintessence's 2015-16 SeasonROMEO & JULIET, HANSEL & GRETEL, DOCTOR FAUSTUS and More Set for Quintessence's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2015

Quintessence Theatre, Philadelphia's only all-classical repertory theatre, announces its sixth season of progressive classics. (more...)

LYPINSKA! THE BOXED SET Returning to NYC This MonthLYPINSKA! THE BOXED SET Returning to NYC This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

A glamorous dose of the legendary Lypsinka, John Epperson's iconic creation, will once again be doled out this summer when the acclaimed LYPSINKA! THE BOXED SET returns for a limited Off-Broadway engagement.  LYPSINKA! THE BOXED SET will be performed Wednesday, July 22nd through Saturday, September 12th at the ravishing jewel-box Connelly Theater, located at 220 East 4th Street (between Avenues A and B) in Manhattan's East Village. The Opening is Saturday, July 25th at 8 PM.  Tickets ($35 - $65) will go on sale on Monday, April 27th at 10 am online at www.lypsinka.com and www.tweedtheater.org/lypsinka, or by calling 866-811-4111. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 6/27-6/28/2015Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 6/27-6/28/2015
by - Jun 28, 2015

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, June 28, 2015 - Sunday, June 28, 2015. (more...)

Wallace Shawn & Andre Gregory Discuss Top 10 Favorite Films In One-Act Play FormatWallace Shawn & Andre Gregory Discuss Top 10 Favorite Films In One-Act Play Format
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 28, 2015

A famous theatrical twosome in conversation about the world's finest cinema! (more...)

Wallace Shawn & Andre Gregory Talk A MASTER BUILDER With Fran LebowitzWallace Shawn & Andre Gregory Talk A MASTER BUILDER With Fran Lebowitz
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 17, 2015

A famous theatrical twosome with Fran Lebowitz! (more...)

Wallace Shawn & Andre Gregory Explore Criterion Collection Vaults In New VideoWallace Shawn & Andre Gregory Explore Criterion Collection Vaults In New Video
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 10, 2015

A famous theatrical twosome take on Criterion! (more...)

Marga Gomez's POUND to Headline Dixon Place's HOT! Festival, Beginning 7/10Marga Gomez's POUND to Headline Dixon Place's HOT! Festival, Beginning 7/10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2015

Dixon Place's new commission POUND, starring GLAAD Award-winner and Drama Desk nominee, Marga Gomez, will begin performances on Friday, July 10th. Once called 'Amazing' and 'A Lesbian Lenny Bruce' by Robin Williams, POUND will headline Dixon Place's 24th Annual HOT! Festival, the celebration of queer culture in NYC. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of the New Group's THE SPOILS, with Jesse EisenbergPhoto Coverage: Inside Opening Night of the New Group's THE SPOILS, with Jesse Eisenberg
by Walter McBride - Jun 3, 2015

The New Group presents the world premiere production of The Spoils, a new play written by and featuring Jesse Eisenberg, directed by Scott Elliott. This production features Erin Darke, Annapurna Sriram and Michael Zegen, and as previously announced, Jesse Eisenberg and Kunal Nayyar. The show opened last night, June 2, for a limited Off-Broadway engagement slated through June 28 at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street). The Spoils marks the third show in The New Group's current 20th Anniversary Season. Check out photos from the opening night after party below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Kate Mulgrew, Wallace Shawn and More at DRAWING HOME Film ScreeningPhoto Flash: Kate Mulgrew, Wallace Shawn and More at DRAWING HOME Film Screening
by Movies News Desk - May 18, 2015

Stars Judy Collins, Kate Mulgrew, and Wallace Shawn joined actors Julie Lynn Mortensen and Kristin Griffith at a special private screening of 'Drawing Home' at a theater in midtown Manhattan. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

The Bushwick Starr & Brooklyn Gypsies to Present OYE! Avant-Garde Night, 6/5-6The Bushwick Starr & Brooklyn Gypsies to Present OYE! Avant-Garde Night, 6/5-6
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

OYE! Avant-Garde Night is an annual festival devoted to the development of new performances by artists from Bushwick and surrounding areas. Brooklyn Gypsies created OYE! as a platform to celebrate and share what is unique about Bushwick's converging arts communities. Join us for a night of eclectic theater, dance & film, including a reasonable daydream of the fall of nations, Patti Smith, and other cannibals and the story of a Broken Bachelor. Performances followed by music, conversation, food and dancing. (more...)

Broadway Veteran Brooke Moriber Will Sing from FIRE EP at Pianos on 5/18Broadway Veteran Brooke Moriber Will Sing from FIRE EP at Pianos on 5/18
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

On May 18 (7PM) Broadway veteran Broooke Moriber will head to Pianos (158 Ludlow Street) to perform from her soon to be released EP 'Fire' for the first time! For tickets, visit: http://www.ticketweb.com. (more...)

THIS IS MARY BROWN to Debut at La MaMa in JuneTHIS IS MARY BROWN to Debut at La MaMa in June
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

La MaMa will present the world-premiere of THIS IS MARY BROWN - a solo play written and performed by Winsome Brown - with preview performances starting June 11 prior to an official press opening June 14 at La MaMa's First Floor Theatre (74 E. 4 St.) in Manhattan. Brad Rouse directs the production, which runs through June 28. Following its debut at La MaMa, THIS IS MARY BROWN will travel to Edinburgh Fringe Festival in August. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: April 25 - May 1THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: April 25 - May 1
by BWW Special Coverage - May 1, 2015

Catch up on the week's biggest stories from Broadway and beyond in BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures,' featuring coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights, and more. Highlights this week include coverage of opening night of The Public Theater's GROUNDED, starring Anne Hathaway, the cast of THE VISIT recording the original cast album, a first look at Darren Criss's return to Broadway as HEDWIG, and more! (more...)

John Douglas Thompson to be Honored at Theatre for a New Audience's Spring GalaJohn Douglas Thompson to be Honored at Theatre for a New Audience's Spring Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

Acclaimed classical actor John Douglas Thompson will receive the Samuel H. Scripps Award for Extraordinary Commitment to Promoting the Power of Language In Classical and Contemporary Theatre at Theatre for a New Audience's Spring Gala Celebrating Shakespeare's Birthday. The celebration, Monday, May 11, is at Capitale, 130 Bowery on the Lower East Side. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Bobby Cannavale, Ethan Hawke, Amanda Seyfried & More Take Part in HURLYBURLY Benefit ReadingPhoto Coverage: Bobby Cannavale, Ethan Hawke, Amanda Seyfried & More Take Part in HURLYBURLY Benefit Reading
by Walter McBride - Apr 27, 2015

Just last night, The New Group featured original cast members from the company's critically-acclaimed 2005 hit revival of Hurlyburly: Bobby Cannavale, Josh Hamilton, Ethan Hawke, Parker Posey and Wallace Shawn, with Marin Ireland and Amanda Seyfried. Directed by Scott Elliott, this benefit reading took place at The Pershing Square Signature Center (The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street). (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 4/24/2015 - SONNET SLAM, Hathaway in GROUNDED, HURLYBURLY and More!WAKE UP with BWW 4/24/2015 - SONNET SLAM, Hathaway in GROUNDED, HURLYBURLY and More!
by Jessica Showers - Apr 24, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: Today is the annual SONNET SLAM, a starry reading of HURLYBURLY is set for Sunday, and Anne Hathaway stars in GROUNDED, opening at the Public this weekend! (more...)

Amanda Seyfried & Marin Ireland Join The New Group's Starry Reading of HURLYBURLYAmanda Seyfried & Marin Ireland Join The New Group's Starry Reading of HURLYBURLY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

The New Group has announced that Marin Ireland and Amanda Seyfried will join original cast members from the company's critically-acclaimed 2005 hit revival of Hurlyburly: Bobby Cannavale, Josh Hamilton, Ethan Hawke, Parker Posey and Wallace Shawn, in the previously announced one-night-only benefit reading of David Rabe's award-winning play. Directed by Scott Elliott, this benefit reading within The New Group's current 20th Anniversary Season takes place Sunday, April 26 at The New Group at The Pershing Square Signature Center (The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Andrea Most to Chat 'THEATRICAL LIBERALISM' Book at TFANA, 5/4Andrea Most to Chat 'THEATRICAL LIBERALISM' Book at TFANA, 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2015

Andrea Most, author of Theatrical Liberalism: Jews and Popular Entertainment in America, will discuss her book at a free event on Monday, May 4, at 7:00pm at Theatre for a New Audience, Polonsky Shakespeare Center, 262 Ashland Place. (more...)

LYPSINKA! THE BOXED SET Will Return to The Connelly Theatre This SummerLYPSINKA! THE BOXED SET Will Return to The Connelly Theatre This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2015

A glamorous dose of the legendary Lypsinka, John Epperson's iconic creation, will once again be doled out this summer when the acclaimed LYPSINKA! THE BOXED SET returns for a limited Off-Broadway engagement. LYPSINKA! THE BOXED SET will be performed Wednesday, July 22nd through Saturday, September 12th at the ravishing jewel-box Connelly Theater, located at 220 East 4th Street (between Avenues A and B) in Manhattan's East Village. The Opening is Saturday, July 25th at 8 PM. Tickets ($35 - $65) will go on sale on Monday, April 27th at 10 am online at www.lypsinka.com and www.tweedtheater.org/lypsinka, or by calling 866-811-4111. (more...)

Tessa Ross to Step Down as Chief Executive After Two Weeks With the National TheatreTessa Ross to Step Down as Chief Executive After Two Weeks With the National Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

Tessa Ross announces today that she is to step down as Chief Executive of the National Theatre, but will remain working with the National as a consultant. Rufus Norris will continue to lead the NT as Director, with Lisa Burger as Executive Director. (more...)

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