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Based on the play Ah, Wilderness by Eugene O'Neill

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York Theatre's 'Enter Laughing' Opens Tomorrow Night, 9/10
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2008

The YORK THEATRE COMPANY (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director) will open ENTER LAUGHING: THE MUSICAL tomorrow, Wednesday, September 10th. This limited engagement runs through October 12; all performances will be at the company's home at The Theatre at Saint Peter's (Lexington Avenue just south of 54th Street). (more...)

Photo Coverage: MTC Lights Up the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre
by Peter James Zielinski - Sep 5, 2008

The Tony Award-winning Manhattan Theatre Club (Peter J. Solomon, Chairman of the Board; Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) dedicated its Broadway theatre the 'Samuel J. Friedman Theatre' on Thursday, September 4. The ceremony began at the theatre (261 West 47th Street at 8th Avenue) . MTC previously announced that it was renaming its Broadway home, until now known as the Biltmore Theatre, the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre in recognition of the pioneering Broadway publicist. (more...)

MTC To Hold Samuel J. Friedman Dedication Ceremony 9/4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2008

The Tony Award-winning Manhattan Theatre Club (Peter J. Solomon, Chairman of the Board; Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) will dedicate its Broadway theatre the 'Samuel J. Friedman Theatre' on Thursday, September 4. (more...)

Enter Laughing: The Musical Begins Performances Tonight, 9/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2008

The YORK THEATRE COMPANY (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director) will begin performances of ENTER LAUGHING: THE MUSICAL on Wednesday September 3rd. Opening Night is set for September 10th. (more...)

'Enter Laughing' Adds Special Performance in Memory of Bruce Adler
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2008

The YORK THEATRE COMPANY (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director) will add a performance of its hit show, ENTER LAUGHING: THE MUSICAL, on Sunday September 21st at 8 pm, in memory of Bruce Adler, who played the role of Forman in York's two previous incarnations of Enter Laughing, The Musical-in the Fall 2007 Musicals in Mufti Series, and in December 2007, when the show was brought back for an additional weekend of performances. Mr. Adler died July 25th of liver cancer; he was 63 years old. 100% of the York's revenues from the performance will go to the Adler Family, supporting an educational fund for his three surviving children. (more...)

Photo Coverage: 'Enter Laughing': Curtain Call and After Party
by Walter McBride - Sep 11, 2008

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Daytime and Broadway Actress Eileen Herlie Dies at 90
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2008

Daytime mainstay Eileen Herlie, who played the wise Myrtle Fargate for 32 years on ABC's 'All My Children,' died Wednesday, ABC has announced. Her death came from complications from pneumonia. She was 90 years old. (more...)

Star-Studded Hammerstein Award Ceremony to Joseph Stein
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2007

The York Theatre Company announces the cast for the 16th Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre on Monday, November 12 where York will honor Broadway playwright Joseph Stein. The Award culminates York's yearlong celebration of Stein with the Fall 2006 and Fall 2007 Musicals in Mufti Series - the York's acclaimed series of musical theatre gems in staged concert performances. (more...)

A CHILD's CHRISTMAS IN WALES at Irish Rep 12/3 - 1/4
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2008

The Irish Repertory Theatre (132 West 22nd St.) presents some of the best music in town as it announces its next production, Dylan Thomas' A Child's Christmas in Wales, directed by Charlotte Moore with traditional and original music. Previews begin Wednesday, December 3,2008. The official opening will be on Sunday, December 7, 2008. (more...)

York to Present 'Enter Laughing' and 'Vaudville Man'
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2008

The York Theatre Company announces two new shows to kick off its fall line-up first up will be the revival of 'Enter Laughing' and 'Vaudeville Man!' (more...)

Musicals in Mufti Summer Series '07 Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2007

The York Theatre Company has announced its Summer 2007 Musicals in Mufti Series -- the York's acclaimed series of musical theatre gems in staged concert performances. (more...)

Broadway by the Year: 1959
by Jena Tesse Fox - May 7, 2007

1959 will go down in history as the year that premiered three shows to win the Tony Award for Best Musical, but as Scott Siegel showed his audience at the latest Broadway by the Year concert, there was more to admire than just Redhead, Fiorello!, and The Sound of Music (more...)

Jackson, DeLaria, Strouse, Etc. Set for York's 'Superman'
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2007

The York Theatre Company has announced casting for It's a Bird...It's a Plane…It's Superman, the first of the four shows in York's Summer 2007 Musicals in Mufti Series -- the York's acclaimed series of musical theatre gems in staged concert performances. (more...)

BWW TV On The Spot Video Exclusive: B'way By The Year (1959)
by Craig Brockman - May 3, 2007

Broadway By The Year, an extremely popular series of concerts held at The Town Hall, tackled the year 1959 on April 30th. BroadwayWorld.com was there to capture all the fun as several Broadway performers took to the stage to sing songs from The Sound of Music, Gypsy, Fiorello!, Take Me Along, Once Upon a Mattress and more! We are pleased to bring you where no cameras have ever been allowed before in this Video Exclusive! (more...)

Outer Critics Circle Winners Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2008

On May 22nd, 2008 the winners of the 2008 Outer Critics Circle Awards were announced at Sardi's Restaurant (234 W 44th Street). The Outer Critics Circle Awards are chosen by theater critics outside of the New York City area. (more...)

Drama Desk 2008 Award Winners Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2008

The 53rd Annual Drama Desk Awards were held Sunday, May 18, 2008, in the LaGuardia Concert Hall at Lincoln Center. August: Osage County, Les Liasons, and South Pacific brought home big wins. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Lambs Club Celebrates Bway: The Golden Age
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2007

On Monday, May 14th, the Lambs Club, America's oldest Actors Organization, established in the 1870's, celebrated director Rick McKay and his award-winning film, 'Broadway: The Golden Age.' (more...)

Musical Mondays Present 'Talk to the Dead' Preview
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2008

Musical Mondays Theatre Lab, present a fifty minute preview of 'Talk to the Dead', the true story of Kate and Maggie Fox, 12 and 14 year-old sisters, whose prank convinced their parents that there were ghosts in their house and the movement of spiritualism was born. (more...)

2007-8 Outer Critics Circle Award Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2008

Celebrating its 58th season of bestowing awards of excellence in the field of theater, the Outer Critics Circle, is an association with members affiliated with more than ninety newspapers, magazines, radio and television stations, and theatre publications in America and abroad. The annual awards ceremony will be held on Thursday, May 22nd (4PM) at the legendary Sardi's Restaurant. (more...)

Review - Take Me Along - Flora, The Red Menace - Fabulous Divas of Broadway
by Michael Dale - Mar 3, 2008

1959 was a heck of a good year for Broadway overtures.  The majestic trumpet fanfare and lowdown bump and grind of Gypsy's is generally regarded as the best in musical theatre, but there was also the rousingly rhythmic curtain-raiser to Fiorello! and, my personal favorite, Philip J. Lang's beautiful interpretation of Bob Merrill's music for Take Me Along, which touches on so many moods of the show while continually building the toe-tapping climax of The catchy title tune. (more...)

Irish Rep Extends 'Take Me Along' Until 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2008

The Irish Repertory Theatre (132 West 22nd St.) announced today, St.Patrick's Day, that it will extend it's run of Joseph Stein and Robert Russell's unabashedly romantic, Take Me Along, (based on Eugene O'Neill's AH, WILDERNESS until May 4, 2008 (more...)

Photo Flash: York's 'I and Albert' in Rehearsals
by Ben Strothmann - Jun 29, 2007

The York Theatre Company's I and Albert, with music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Lee Adams and book by Jay Presson Allen, will play June 29, 39 and July 1 at the Theatre at Saint Peters (more...)

Anderson, Moriber, Etc. Set for York's 'I and Albert'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2007

The York Theatre Company has announced full casting for I and Albert, with music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Lee Adams and book by Jay Presson Allen. (more...)

Photo Flash: The York's 'Minnie's Boys'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2008

The York Theatre Company presents 'Minnie's Boys.' (more...)

MTC Renames Biltmore Samuel J. Friedman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2008

The Tony Awardâ-winning Manhattan Theatre Club (Peter J. Solomon, Chairman of the Board; Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) today announced it will rename its Broadway house, the landmarked Biltmore Theatre, the 'Samuel J. Friedman Theatre' in recognition of the pioneering Broadway publicist. (more...)

Lisitza Sings Iconis and Maddock in 'Triumphant Baby'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2007

The York Theatre Company will present 'Triumphant Baby: Lorinda Lisitza Sings The Songs of Iconis and Maddock.' The show will play Mondays at 8 p.m. on August 13, 20, 27 and September 10 at the Theatre at St. Peter's (more...)

TheatreWorks Presents 'Grey Gardens'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2008

TheatreWorks, the nationally-acclaimed theatre of Silicon Valley, proudly presents the first post-Broadway production of the Tony Award-winning and scandalously delicious musical GREY GARDENS. (more...)

TheatreWorks Presents West Coast Premiere of Grey Gardens
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2008

TheatreWorks, the nationally-acclaimed theatre of Silicon Valley, proudly presents the first post-Broadway production of the Tony Award-winning and scandalously delicious musical GREY GARDENS. (more...)

Photo Coverage: York Theatre Company's I and Albert
by Linda Lenzi - Jul 1, 2007

The York Theatre Company's I and Albert, with music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Lee Adams and book by Jay Presson Allen, plays June 29, 39 and July 1 at the Theatre at Saint Peters (more...)

ARISTOCRATS Opens At The Irish Repertory Theater 1/25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2009

The Irish Repertory Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) will begin previews of Aristocrats by Brian Friel on Friday, January 16, 2009. The production will open on Sunday, January 25, 2009 and is scheduled to close March 8, 2009. Charlotte Moore directs. (more...)

'Take Me Along' by Stein & Russell Opens at Irish Rep 2/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2008

The Irish Repertory Theatre will begin previews of Joseph Stein and Robert Russell's unabashedly romantic, Take Me Along, with lush, moving American music and lyrics, written by Tony Award nominated Robert Merrill on Wednesday, February 20, 2008. The production will open on Thursday, February 28, 2008. (more...)

Kind And Pawk Head The Cast Of Sweet's 'FLYOVERS' 1/29-2/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2009

Richard Kind ('The Tale of the Allergist's Wife' on Broadway) and Michelle Pawk (Tony winner, 'Hollywood Arms') will head the cast of Jeffrey Sweet's play Flyovers, set to receive its New York premiere Off-Broadway beginning previews January 29, 2009 prior to its official press opening night February 2 at the 78th Street Theatre Lab (236 West 78th Street) in Manhattan. Directed by Sandy Shinner, Flyovers is presented in New York by Artistic New Directions, Jeff Landsman and 78th Street Theatre Lab, where Mr. Sweet's acclaimed play Bluff was produced in 2006. (more...)

ARISTOCRATS Opens At The Irish Repertory Theater 1/25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2009

The Irish Repertory Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) will begin previews of Aristocrats by Brian Friel on Friday, January 16, 2009. The production will open on Sunday, January 25, 2009 and is scheduled to close March 8, 2009. Charlotte Moore directs. (more...)

Theatre Hall of Fame 2008 Inductees: Fierstein, Cullum, O'Brien, Shaffer
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2008

Theater Hall of Fame 2008 inductees have been announced as follows: Harvey Fierstein, John Cullum, Jack O'Brien, Dana Ivey, Joseph Stein, Lois Smith, Peter Shaffer, and Mel Gussow (more...)

Irish Rep Hosts pre-St. Patrick's Day Celebration March 4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2008

The Associate Board of the Irish Repertory Theatre will host a pre-St. Patrick's Day celebration from 6:30PM-8:30PM on Tuesday, March 4 (more...)

"Some Like It Hot" Steams Back to the West End this Autumn
by Robert Gould - Feb 25, 2007

A revival of the Jule Styne/Bob Merrill musical 'Some Like It Hot' is confirmed to hit the West End in autumn 2007. The show will be produced by Paul Coxwell and directed by Jerry Zaks, whose impressive Broadway track record includes productions as diverse as 'La Cage Aux Folles', 'Little Shop of Horrors', 'A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum', 'Smokey Joe's Café', 'Guys and Dolls' and 'The Front Page'. (more...)

'O'Neill Festival at 10' Hosts Free Readings, Screenings Jan.4-13
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2007

The Playwrights Theater, sponsored by Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library's O'Neill at Yale project, will present The O'Neill Festival at 10, ten days of free readings, screenings and discussions as well as a musical revue to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the O'Neill. From January 4 - 13 this O'Neill celebration will take place at New York University's Provincetown Playhouse (more...)

Kind And Pawk Head The Cast Of Sweet's 'FLYOVERS' 1/29-2/15
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2008

Richard Kind ('The Tale of the Allergist's Wife' on Broadway) and Michelle Pawk (Tony winner, 'Hollywood Arms') will head the cast of Jeffrey Sweet's play Flyovers, set to receive its New York premiere Off-Broadway beginning previews January 29, 2009 prior to its official press opening night February 2 at the 78th Street Theatre Lab (236 West 78th Street) in Manhattan. Directed by Sandy Shinner, Flyovers is presented in New York by Artistic New Directions, Jeff Landsman and 78th Street Theatre Lab, where Mr. Sweet's acclaimed play Bluff was produced in 2006. (more...)

Previews Begin Jan. 16 for Friel's ARISTOCRATS at the Irish Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2008

The Irish Repertory Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) will begin previews of Aristocrats by Brian Friel on Friday, January 16, 2009. The production will open on Sunday, January 25, 2009 at 7PM and is scheduled to close March 8, 2009. Charlotte Moore directs. (more...)

York Announces Casting For 'Enter Laughing: The Musical'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2008

The YORK THEATRE COMPANY (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director) announces casting for its first Fall Mainstage Series show, ENTER LAUGHING: THE MUSICAL. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Sneak Peek at 'Enter Laughing' In Rehearsal
by Walter McBride - Aug 28, 2008

The YORK THEATRE COMPANY (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director) will present ENTER LAUGHING: THE MUSICAL. Performances begin September 3rd with opening night set for September 10. This limited engagement runs through October 12; all performances will be at the company's home at The Theatre at Saint Peter's (Lexington Avenue just south of 54th Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: ThetareWorks Presents West Coast Premiere of 'Grey Gardens'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2008

TheatreWorks, the nationally-acclaimed theatre of Silicon Valley, proudly presents the first post-Broadway production of the Tony Award-winning and scandalously delicious musical GREY GARDENS. (more...)

MTC To Hold Samuel J. Friedman Dedication Ceremony 9/4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2008

The Tony Award-winning Manhattan Theatre Club (Peter J. Solomon, Chairman of the Board; Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) will dedicate its Broadway theatre the 'Samuel J. Friedman Theatre' on Thursday, September 4. (more...)

'Ripcords', A New Dramatic Musical, Presented In Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2008

Emily Skeggs and Michael McEachran will star in a new dramatic musical called RIPCORDS. (more...)

'Ripcords', A New Dramatic Musical, Presented In Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2008

Emily Skeggs and Michael McEachran will star in a new dramatic musical called RIPCORDS. (more...)

York to Celebrate Stein with Zorba, Baker's Wife, Etc.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2007

The York Theatre Company has announced its Fall 2007 Musicals in Mufti Series -- the York's acclaimed series of musical theatre gems in staged concert performances (more...)

Drama Desk Nominations Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2008

Nominations for the 53rd Annual Drama Desk Awards were announced this morning at the New York Friars Club. 'A Catered Affair' led the way with 12 nominations. (more...)

Marc Kudisch on Bway by the Year:1959 & Witches of Eastwick
by Robert Diamond - Apr 27, 2007

With Broadway by the Year: The Broadway Musicals of 1959 headed to Town Hall on Monday, April 30th, I checked in with the night's director Marc Kudisch to get the scoop on how he's approaching presenting this banner year for Broadway, which happens to include such little known tuners as Gypsy, The Sound of Music, Fiorello! and Once Upon a Mattress. (more...)

Outer Critics Circle Nominees Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2008

On Monday, April 21st the Outer Critics Circle Nominees were announced at the Algonguin Hotel in Manhattan. The Outer Circle Awards are chosen by a group a theater critics and writers covering Broadway for publications outside of the New York City area. (more...)

Irish Rep Theatre and 'Take Me Along' Aid Kenyan Children
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2008

The Irish Repertory Theatre and the cast of'Take Me Along' are stepping up to help children affected by the recent violence in Kenya by doing what they do best. On Sunday, April 6, the proceeds from 'Take Me Along,' a musical by Robert Merill, Joseph Stein and Robert Russell, based on the book by Eugene O'Neill, will support the urgent needs of children who have been displaced by fighting throughout Kenya. (more...)

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