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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...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Billy Campbell and More in THE WINTER'S TALE at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2014

Performances begin this Saturday, February 8 as The Old Globe presents Shakespeare's spellbinding romance The Winter's Tale. Artistic Director Barry Edelstein makes his Old Globe directorial debut with the show, the first indoor Shakespeare production at the Globe in over a decade. The Winter's Tale will run Feb. 8 - March 16, 2014 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run Feb. 8 - Feb. 12. Opening night is Thursday, Feb. 13 at 8:00 p.m. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: THE WINTER'S TALE Begins Performances Tonight at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Feb 08, 2014

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for Shakespeare's spellbinding romance The Winter's Tale. Artistic Director Barry Edelstein makes his Old Globe directorial debut with the show, the first indoor Shakespeare production at the Globe in over a decade. The Winter's Tale will run tonight, Feb. 8 - March 16, 2014 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the OldGlobe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run Feb. 8 - Feb. 12. Opening night is Thursday, Feb. 13 at 8:00 p.m. Meet the cast in the photos below! (more...)

THE WINTER'S TALE Begins Performances Tomorrow at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Feb 07, 2014

Performances begin this Saturday, February 8 as The Old Globe presents Shakespeare's spellbinding romance The Winter's Tale. Artistic Director Barry Edelstein makes his Old Globe directorial debut with the show, the first indoor Shakespeare production at the Globe in over a decade. The Winter's Tale will run Feb. 8 - March 16, 2014 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run Feb. 8 - Feb. 12. Opening night is Thursday, Feb. 13 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE, or by visiting the Box Office at 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of THE WINTER'S TALE at The Old Globe!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2014

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for Shakespeare's spellbinding romance The Winter's Tale. Artistic Director Barry Edelstein makes his Old Globe directorial debut with the show, the first indoor Shakespeare production at the Globe in over a decade. The Winter's Tale will run Feb. 8 - March 16, 2014 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the OldGlobe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run Feb. 8 - Feb. 12. Opening night is Thursday, Feb. 13 at 8:00 p.m. Meet the cast in the photos below! (more...)

Billy Campbell, Paul Michael Valley & Natacha Roi to Lead The Globe's 'WINTER'S TALE'; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2014

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for Shakespeare's spellbinding romanceThe Winter's Tale. Artistic Director Barry Edelstein makes his Old Globe directorial debut with the show, the first indoor Shakespeare production at the Globe in over a decade. The Winter's Tale will run Feb. 8 - March 16, 2014 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the OldGlobe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run Feb. 8 - Feb. 12. Opening night is Thursday, Feb. 13 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE, or by visiting the Box Office at 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Studio Delivers Superb Production of Nina Raine's Award-Winning TRIBES
by Jennifer Perry - Jan 15, 2014

This has been a very strong season for Studio and this explosive production is no exception. (more...)

Off-Broadway's BILL W. AND DR. BOB Extends Through 3/30 at Soho Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 07, 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 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. (more...)

TIMES THEATRE TRIBUTES 2013
by Roy Berko - Dec 30, 2013

Greater Cleveland is blessed with a vital theatre scene. It is the purpose of the TIMES THEATRE TRIBUTES to recognize theatrical experiences that, in the view of this reviewer, were excellent and deserve recognition. (more...)

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