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Jason Bowen, Jose Joaquin Perez, Brian Quijada & Reza Salazar to Star in Playwrights Realm's MY MAÑANA COMES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

The Playwrights Realm has announced casting is confirmed and tickets are now on sale for the world Premiere of MY MAŅANA COMES by Elizabeth Irwin, directed by Chay Yew (Artistic Director for Victory Gardens Theater, Chicago). The production runs August 26th through September 20th, 2014 with a September 4th opening at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 W. 42nd Street, NYC). (more...)

BWW Reviews: Blair Underwood and Richard Thomas Lead a Powerful OTHELLO
by Ellen Dostal - Jul 12, 2014

There is no redemption in OTHELLO. Shakespeare has provided no late opportunity to undo what has been done, no chance to make amends for the terrible wrongs lavished upon the innocent, and no way for the audience to feel anything but horror for the treachery that has filled the stage for two and a half hours. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Old Globe's OTHELLO Celebrates Opening Night with Blair Underwood and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2014

The Old Globe presents Shakespeare's classic tragedy OTHELLO, directed by Old Globe Artistic Director Barry Edelstein and the first show of the Globe's 2014 Summer Shakespeare Festival. Joining Blair Underwood in the title role are Richard Thomas as Iago, and Kristen Connolly as Desdemona are Broadway and Globe veterans Noah Bean(Michael Cassio; Yellow Face, 'Damages'), Jonny Orsini(Roderigo; The Nance), Mark Pinter (The Duke of Venice; the Globe's Hamlet and Charley's Aunt), Angela Reed (Emilia; Rock 'n' Roll, the Globe's August: Osage County), and Mike Sears (Brabantio, Gratiano; La Jolla Playhouse's Sideways and His Girl Friday). Scroll down for photos from the show's opening night festivities! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Blair Underwood, Richard Thomas, Kristen Connolly and More in the Old Globe's OTHELLO
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

The Old Globe presents Shakespeare's classic tragedy Othello, directed by Old Globe Artistic Director Barry Edelstein and the first show of the Globe's 2014 Summer Shakespeare Festival. Joining Blair Underwood in the title role are Richard Thomas as Iago, and Kristen Connolly as Desdemona are Broadway and Globe veterans Noah Bean(Michael Cassio; Yellow Face, 'Damages'), Jonny Orsini(Roderigo; The Nance), Mark Pinter (The Duke of Venice; the Globe's Hamlet and Charley's Aunt), Angela Reed (Emilia; Rock 'n' Roll, the Globe's August: Osage County), and Mike Sears (Brabantio, Gratiano; La Jolla Playhouse's Sideways and His Girl Friday). (more...)

Blair Underwood and More Star in The Old Globe's OTHELLO, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2014

The Old Globe presents Shakespeare's classic tragedy Othello, directed by Old Globe Artistic Director Barry Edelstein and the first show of the Globe's 2014 Summer Shakespeare Festival. Joining Blair Underwood in the title role are Richard Thomas as Iago, and Kristen Connolly as Desdemona are Broadway and Globe veterans Noah Bean (Michael Cassio; Yellow Face, 'Damages'), Jonny Orsini (Roderigo; The Nance), Mark Pinter (The Duke of Venice; the Globe's Hamlet and Charley's Aunt), Angela Reed (Emilia; Rock 'n' Roll, the Globe's August: Osage County), and Mike Sears (Brabantio, Gratiano; La Jolla Playhouse's Sideways and His Girl Friday). (more...)

Dominique Fishback Presents SUBVERTED, 7/2-14
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

'Subverted is an explosive solo show by Dominque Fishback, a talented and dynamic new voice on the theatre scene.' -Lynn Nottage (more...)

Noah Bean, Jonny Orsini & More to Join Blair Underwood in The Old Globe's OTHELLO; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

The Old Globe today announced the cast of Shakespeare's classic tragedy Othello, directed by Old Globe Artistic DirectorBarry Edelstein and the first show of the Globe's 2014 Summer Shakespeare Festival. Joining the previously announced Blair Underwood in the title role, Richard Thomas as Iago, and Kristen Connolly as Desdemona are Broadway and Globe veterans Noah Bean (Michael Cassio; Yellow Face, "Damages"), Jonny Orsini (Roderigo; The Nance), Mark Pinter (The Duke of Venice; the Globe's Hamlet and Charley's Aunt), Angela Reed (Emilia; Rock 'n' Roll, the Globe's August: Osage County), and Mike Sears (Brabantio, Gratiano; La Jolla Playhouse's Sideways and His Girl Friday). (more...)

Andrew Lippa & Kristin Chenoweth to Star in New York Premiere of I AM HARVEY MILK at Avery Fisher Hall, 10/6
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

Producers Bruce Cohen, Robb Nanus, Jessica Leventhal, Bruce Robert Harris and Jack W. Batman announced today that Tony and Grammy Award nominee Andrew Lippa's new oratorio, I Am Harvey Milk, will have its New York premiere on Monday, October 6 at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall. (more...)

BILL W. AND DR. BOB to End Off-Broadway Run on 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

BILL W. AND DR. BOB - the critically acclaimed play by Samuel Shem and Janet Surrey that Variety calls 'deeply human, audience embracing, [and] a remarkable story' will conclude its Off-Broadway run at Soho Playhouse (15 Vandam Street) on Sunday, May 4th, it has been announced by Dr. Shem and Dr. Surrey, and General Manager Darren Lee Cole. BILL W. AND DR. BOB is sponsored by Hazelden/Betty Ford Foundation. (more...)

New Musical A LITTLE MORE ALIVE Begins Tonight at KC Rep
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

The World Premiere of A Little More Alive runs tonight, April 11-May 11 at Kansas City Rep. (more...)

Golden Globe Nominee Blair Underwood Will Star in The Old Globe's OTHELLO this Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

The Old Globe today announced that two-time Golden Globe Award nominee Blair Underwood-who most recently made his acclaimed Broadway debut in the iconic role of Stanley in Tennessee Williams's A Streetcar Named Desire and garnered rave reviews opposite Cicely Tyson in Lifetime's The Trip to Bountiful-will make his Globe debut in the title role of Shakespeare's classic tragedy Othello, the first show of the Globe's 2014 Summer Shakespeare Festival. Underwood's films include Something New, Deep Impact, Gattaca, and Rules of Engagement, and his television credits include 'Ironside,' 'In Treatment,' 'The New Adventures of Old Christine,' and 'Sex and the City.' Joining him and also making their Globe debuts are the previously announced Emmy Award winner Richard Thomas ('The Americans,' 'The Waltons') as Iago and Kristen Connolly ('House of Cards,' The Cabin in the Woods) as Desdemona. (more...)

Photo Flash: Mayor Bill de Blasio Visits BILL W. AND DR. BOB
by BWW News Desk - Apr 02, 2014

On Thursday, March 27th New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio stopped by to see another famous Bill - in the Off-Broadway, hit play BILL W. AND DR. BOB at the Soho Playhouse (15 Vandam Street, Manhattan). Check out photos from his visit below! (more...)

Cast of New Musical A LITTLE MORE ALIVE Performs Acoustic Show at Rockwood Music Hall Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2014

The cast of Kansas City Repertory Theatre's new Nick Blaemire musical A Little More Alive is throwing a sold out secret acoustic show on Stage 3 of Rockwood Music Hall, 185 Orchard St., New York, NY, tonight, March 22, at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. The cast leaves on March 25 for rehearsals for the world premiere of A Little More Alive which runs April 11-May 11 at Kansas City Rep. (more...)

Richard Thomas & Kristen Connolly Set for The Old Globe's OTHELLO
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

The Old Globe today announced two of the stars of Shakespeare's classic tragedy Othello, the first show of the Globe's 2014 Summer Shakespeare Festival. Making their Globe debuts are Emmy Award-winner Richard Thomas ('The Americans,' 'The Waltons') as Iago and Kristen Connolly ('House of Cards,' The Cabin in the Woods) as Desdemona. Both artists continue collaborations with Old Globe Artistic Director Barry Edelstein that began in New York: Thomas starred in Edelstein's critically acclaimed production of Timon of Athens at The Public Theater in 2011, and Connolly in three Shakespeare plays that Edelstein helped produce at The Public. Additional casting will be announced at a later date. (more...)

Cast of New Musical A LITTLE MORE ALIVE to Perform Acoustic Show at Rockwood Music Hall, 3/22; Begins 4/11 at KC Rep
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

The cast of Kansas City Repertory Theatre's new Nick Blaemire musical A Little More Alive is throwing a sold out secret acoustic show on Stage 3 of Rockwood Music Hall, 185 Orchard St., New York, NY, on Saturday, March 22, at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. The cast leaves on March 25 for rehearsals for the world premiere of A Little More Alive which runs April 11-May 11 at Kansas City Rep. (more...)

BILL W. AND DR. BOB Extends Through 6/1 at Soho Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

BILL W. AND DR. BOB - the critically acclaimed play by Samuel Shem and Janet Surrey that Variety calls 'deeply human, audience embracing, [and] a remarkable story' has extended its Off-Broadway run at the Soho Playhouse (15 Vandam Street) for a staggering fourth time - now through June 1st, it has been announced by Dr. Shem and Dr. Surrey, and General Manager Darren Lee Cole. (more...)

Lindsay Mendez, Van Hughes, Daniel Jenkins & More to Star in World Premiere of Nick Blaemire's A LITTLE MORE ALIVE at KC Rep; Sheryl Kaller Will Direct
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

Eric Rosen, artistic director of Kansas City Repertory Theatre has announced the cast and creative team for the world premiere of the new musical A Little More Alive - which will begin previews April 11 and runs through May 11 on the Rep's Copaken Stage. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Billy Campbell in The Old Globe's THE WINTER'S TALE
by Ellen Dostal - Feb 27, 2014

It is one of the most wondrous moments in all of Shakespeare's plays; the moment near the end of The Winter's Tale when the statue of Hermione comes to life. Whether it is magic, divine intervention, or merely the resolution of a well-concealed plot, it doesn't matter. It never fails to leave me with a catch in my throat and a feeling of awe at the ability of theatre to engender so affecting a response. (more...)

BILL W. AND DR. BOB Extends Off-Broadway Through 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

BILL W. AND DR. BOB - the critically acclaimed play by Samuel Shem and Janet Surrey that Variety calls 'deeply human, audience embracing, [and] a remarkable story' will have its run extended for a third time Off-Broadway at the Soho Playhouse (15 Vandam Street), now through April 27, 2014, it has been announced by Dr. Shem and Dr. Surrey, and General Manager Darren Lee Cole. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Off-Broadway's BILL W. AND DR. BOB; Extends thru March 30
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2014

BILL W. AND DR. BOB -- the critically acclaimed play by Samuel Shem and Janet Surrey -- will once again extend its Off-Broadway run at the Soho Playhouse (15 Vandam Street), now through March 30, 2014, it has been announced by Dr. Shem and Dr. Surrey, and General Manager Darren Lee Cole. BILL W. AND DR. began its run at the Soho Playhouse on July 8, 2013 and officially opened on July 16, 2013; the Off-Broadway play is currently in its sixth month of performances and recently celebrated its 150th performance on December 27, 2013. BroadwayWorld has photos of the cast in action below! (more...)

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