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Biltmore Theatre (New York, NY)
261-5 West 47th St.
New York, NY
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Special Benefit Reading Of VERITAS To Be Held 5/25
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2010

A special benefit reading of Stan Richardson's Veritas, for Lambda Legal, starring Tate Ellington (Broadway: The Philanthropist; Film: Remember Me), Mitch Dean (Altar Boyz), Matt Steiner (The Acting Company's Jane Eyre) and directed by Ryan J. Davis (White Noise, Broadway Beauty Pageants) will perform on Tuesday, May 25th at 8PM. This performance will include music by Rachel Peters (Stretch [a fantasia]) freely adapted from the Harvard Song Book. (more...)

Cherry Lane Presents 'The Mentor Project' Through 5/29
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2010

Performance schedules for the three world-premiere Mentor Project plays have been announced by the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St.), where the new plays STRAY by Ruth McKee, THE BELLE OF BELFAST by Nate Rufus Edelman and PATERNITY by Winter Miller will be performed this spring from March 16 to May 29. (more...)

92Y'S LYRICS & LYRICISTS Presents Poisoning Pigeons in the Park 5/8-10
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2010

Merriam-Webster defines satire as 'a literary work holding up human vices and follies to ridicule or scorn.' To explore satire in song lyrics, the 92nd Street Y's Lyrics & LyricistsTM offers Poisoning Pigeons in the Park: The Art of the Satiric Comedy Song. (more...)

Daphne Rubin-Vega Heads Cast of PATERNITY At Cherry Lane Theatre, Runs 5/18-29
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2010

The Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St. in Manhattan) will conclude the 12th annual season of its award-winning Mentor Project Series with the debut of Winter Miller's play PATERNITY, performing May 18 through May 29 in the Studio Theatre at Cherry Lane. (more...)

92Y'S LYRICS & LYRICISTS Presents Poisoning Pigeons in the Park 5/8-10
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2010

Merriam-Webster defines satire as 'a literary work holding up human vices and follies to ridicule or scorn.' To explore satire in song lyrics, the 92nd Street Y's Lyrics & LyricistsTM offers Poisoning Pigeons in the Park: The Art of the Satiric Comedy Song. (more...)

Kim Cattrall & Matthew Macfadyen Lead West End's PRIVATE LIVES, 2/24 - 5/1
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2010

Noel Coward's Private Lives comes to the West End's Vaudeville Theatre for a ten week season from February 24 2010, following a two week run at the Theatre Royal Bath (February 10 - 20). Starring Kim Cattrall and Matthew Macfadyen, and directed by Richard Eyre, Private Lives remains one of Coward's most sophisticated comedy of manners. (more...)

Glee, Modern Family, Among Winners Of Peabody Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2010

The George Foster Peabody Awards are created to recognize distinguished achievement and meritorious public service by TV and radio stations, networks, producing organizations, individuals and the World Wide Web. (more...)

Lisa Kron and Leigh Silverman Reunite In THE WAKE At Berkeley Rep 5/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2010

This spring, Berkeley Repertory Theatre and Center Theatre Group present In the Wake, a powerful world premiere from the creators of Broadway's Well. Obie Award-winners Lisa Kron and Leigh Silverman reunite for a searing show which questions whether we as Americans appreciate our freedom. (more...)

THE SOUND to Play The 13th Street Repertory, 4/8-4/11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2010

The Sound, an original play about wizards, will play the 13th Street Rep from April 8 to 11, 2010. Written by Sam Alper, directed by Dan Rogers. Produced by Brian Williams. (more...)

Devendra Banhart & The Grogs Play Denver's Ogden Theatre, 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2010

Critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Devendra Banhart and his band The Grogs will hit the road in March for a series of tour dates in support of Banhart's current album What Will We Be, which was released by Reprise Records on October 2009. Please see below for all dates. (more...)

The Mentor Project's STRAY Plays Final Performance at Cherry Lane Theatre, 3/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2010

Performance dates, directors, initial casting and design team are set for the Cherry Lane Theatre's 12th annual Mentor Project - which includes the world-premiere of three plays by emerging writers: Ruth McKee's STRAY, directed by Giovanna Sardelli (BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO) and mentored by David Henry Hwang, performing March 16th through March 27th; Nate Rufus Edelman's THE BELLE OF BELFAST, directed by Eric Tucker (CLOSER) and mentored by Charles Fuller, performing April 27th through May 8th; and Winter Miller's PATERNITY, mentored and directed by celebrated playwright Craig Lucas, performing May 18th through May 29th, all at the Cherry Lane Theatre Studio Theatre (38 Commerce Street). (more...)

Cherry Lane Announces Performance Schedule for 'The Mentor Project', 3/16-5/29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2010

Performance schedules for the three world-premiere Mentor Project plays have been announced by the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St.), where the new plays STRAY by Ruth McKee, THE BELLE OF BELFAST by Nate Rufus Edelman and PATERNITY by Winter Miller will be performed this spring from March 16 to May 29. (more...)

Cornelia Street Cafe Presents John McNeil-Billy Hart Quintet And More This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2010

Cornelia Street Cafe announces upcoming schedule for Fri Mar 26 9 & 10:30PM at 9:00PM & 10:30PM HOT & COOL: NEC JAZZ 40TH: JOHN MCNEIL-BILL MCHENRY QUINTET with John McNeil, trumpet; Bill Mchenry, tenor saxophone; Billy Hart, drums; Ethan Iverson, piano; Matt Penman, bass. (more...)

South Coast Rep Presents Cho's THE LANGUAGE ARCHIVE, 3/26-4/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2010

Julia Cho's THE LANGUAGE ARCHIVE will receive its premiere at the South Coast Repertory Theatre as a part of their 2010 season. The show received a reading in 2009 as a part of SCR's Pacific Playwrights Festivals. The show will be directed by Mark Brokaw and will play March 26th to April 25th at the Segerstrom Stage. (more...)

Laila Robins Replaces Elizabeth Marvel in MTC's THAT FACE; Opens 5/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2010

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) has announced full casting for the Manhattan Theatre Club production of Polly Stenham's THAT FACE, directed by Sarah Benson (Blasted, Artistic Director of Soho Rep). (more...)

Roundabout Announces New Plays by Cho and Rosentock
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2010

Roundabout Theatre Company announced that Julia Cho and Kimberly Rosenstock will be coming to the not-for-profit institution with the announcement of their new plays as part of the fall 2010 season at the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 West 46th Street). (more...)

AuCoin, Cuccioli, Mudge & More Perform in Benefit to Honor Erika Feldman, 3/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2010

Resonance Ensemble (Eric Parness, Artistic Director, Rachel Reiner, Managing Director Dori Thompson, Chairman of the Board) will celebrate its 8th season with their annual benefit by honoring Theatre Row's Erika Feldman on Monday, March 22, 2010 beginning at 6PM (cocktail reception) and will feature a reading of Eric Overmyer's Amphitryon at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Cornelia Street Cafe Announces 21st Century Schizoid Music & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2010

In May 1977 three artists--Robin Hirsch, a writer and director; Charles McKenna, an actor; and Raphaela Pivetta, a visual artist--stumbled across a tiny storefront on Cornelia Street in the heart of Greenwich Village and thought it the perfect place to open a café. (more...)

Primary Stages Announces Spring 2010 Master Class Series with Gleason, Ivey 3/21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2010

The Primary Stages School of Theater (PSST) has announcedthe addition of its popular Master Class Series that was created to provide students the chance togain rare insight and experience from some of the finest working professionals in thetheater. Special guests for the spring series include, Judith Ivey, Judith Light and Craig Lucas.Master Classes are open to the public with a suggested $5 donation. (more...)

DCTC 2010-2011 Season To Include Two World Premieres
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2010

According to Variety, the Denver Center Theater Company's 2010-2011 season will include two world premieres written by Ken Weitzman and Michele Lowe: The Catch and Map of Heaven. Both plays had readings in February as a part of DCTC's Colorado New Play Summit. (more...)

Devendra Banhart & The Grogs to Tour For New Album 'What Will We Be'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2010

Critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Devendra Banhart and his band The Grogs will hit the road in March for a series of tour dates in support of Banhart's current album What Will We Be, which was released by Reprise Records on October 2009. Please see below for all dates. (more...)

Cattrall, Macfayden & Anderson Set for UK Miniseries 'Any Human Heart'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2010

The UK Independent is reporting Kim Cattrall and Matthew Macfayden will team up with Gillian Anderson to star in the UK's Channel 4 four-part mini-series Any Human Heart. The series is an adaptation of William Boyd's best-selling novel and will premiere later this year. (more...)

THE SOUND to Play The 13th Street Repertory, 4/8-4/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2010

The Sound, an original play about wizards, will play the 13th Street Rep from April 8 to 11, 2010. Written by Sam Alper, directed by Dan Rogers. Produced by Brian Williams. (more...)

Showtime Greenlights SHAMELESS, Starring Macy, Rossum, And Janney
by TV News Desk - Apr 8, 2010

SHOWTIME, Warner Bros. Television and acclaimed Emmy(R) Award-winning television and film producer John Wells (ER, THE WEST WING, SOUTHLAND, WHITE OLEANDER, FAR FROM HEAVEN, SHOWTIME's AN AMERICAN CRIME) are bringing an adaptation of SHAMELESS, the long-running British series, to American premium television starring Emmy(R) Award winner and Oscar(R) nominee William H. Macy (Door to Door, Fargo, Pleasantville, The Cooler), Golden Globe(R) nominee Emmy Rossum (The Phantom of the Opera) and guest starring Emmy(R) Award winner Allison Janney (The West Wing) in a recurring role. SHOWTIME has ordered 12 episodes of the hour-long drama tracing the lives of a very unconventional family which will be executive produced by Wells and the series' original creator and Emmy(R) Award-winner Paul Abbott. The announcement was made today by Robert Greenblatt, President of Entertainment, Showtime Networks Inc. The series will start production at the end of summer 2010. (more...)

Bailiwick Chicago Announces Concert Performance Of BLOOM 4/16, 4/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2010

Bailiwick Chicago's Executive Director, Kevin Mayes, announced today that the company is producing a development workshop and subsequent concert performances of a new musical comedy, titled BLOOM, with music by Peter Foley, lyrics by Matthew Heimer, book by Andy Siegel, and story by Kevin Mayes. (more...)

Vans WARPED Tour Comes To Comerica Park Parking Lots 7/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2010

It's not summer until the Vans Warped Tour®--North America's longest-running touring festival--begins, and 2010 promises to be the most memorable jaunt yet for the annual punk rock extravaganza. Now in its 16th year, the 43-date tour commences June 25 in Carson, CA and finishes August 15 in Hillsboro, with a stop in Detroit at the Comerica Park parking lots starting at noon on Friday, July 30. (more...)

SpeakEasy Presents Boston Premiere Of 'TRAILER PARK MUSICAL' 4/30-5/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2010

Agoraphobia, adultery, spray cheese, road kill, hysterical pregnancy, kleptomania, flan and disco - these are just a few of the subjects covered in hit Off-Broadway musical comedy THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICAL, which will have its Boston-area premiere April 30-May 30, produced by SpeakEasy Stage Company. (more...)

PICT Presents Othello May 19-June 12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2010

The Pittsburg Irish and Catholic Theatre presents Shakepeare's tragedy Othello at The Henry Heymann Theatre in the Stephen Foster Memorial, 4301 Forbes Ave, May 19 - June 12. Performance time is 8pm with a 2pm matinee. Ticket prices are $46 on Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday matinees. Saturday night prices are $50. Discounts available for seniors, youth, professionals and preview performances. Call ProArtsTickets at 412.394.3353 or visit www.picttheatre.org for tickets and information. (more...)

Cherry Lane Announces Performance Schedule for 'The Mentor Project', 3/16-5/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2010

Performance schedules for the three world-premiere Mentor Project plays have been announced by the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St.), where the new plays STRAY by Ruth McKee, THE BELLE OF BELFAST by Nate Rufus Edelman and PATERNITY by Winter Miller will be performed this spring from March 16 to May 29. (more...)

THE LANGUAGE ARCHIVE Ends Run at South Coast Rep, 3/25-4/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2010

The Language Archive, written by Julia Cho will end its run April 25 at the South Coast Repertory Theatre. Recipient of the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, the show features Leo Marks, Betsy Brandt, Laura Heisler, Tony Amendola and Linda Gehringer. (more...)

The Barns at Wolf Trap Announces Folk Singers And Writers 4/22-24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2010

The Barns at Wolf Trap Features Wammie Award Winner, Luke Brindley, A Provocative Folk Singer/Songwriter, and The Awaited Return of a Legendary Folk Duo (more...)

The Barns at Wolf Trap Announces Folk Singers And Writers 4/22-24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2010

The Barns at Wolf Trap Features Wammie Award Winner, Luke Brindley, A Provocative Folk Singer/Songwriter, and The Awaited Return of a Legendary Folk Duo (more...)

THE '80s Returns On BBC America With ASHES TO ASHES, New Season Begins 5/11
by TV News Desk - Apr 20, 2010

BBC AMERICA's Ashes to Ashes, the critically acclaimed sequel to UK hit Life on Mars, continues by fast forwarding a year to 1982, where leg warmers are cool and fluorescent is the color of choice. While Thatcher is in her element at No. 10 Downing St, bullish Detective Chief Inspector Gene Hunt (Philip Glenister, Cranford, Life on Mars) is back, policing the streets in his politically incorrect and loud mouthed style. Ashes to Ashes Season Two premieres Tuesday, May 11, 10:00p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

THE LANGUAGE ARCHIVE Premieres at South Coast Rep, 3/25-4/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2010

The Language Archive, written by Julia Cho will be running through April 25 at the South Coast Repertory Theatre. Recipient of the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, the show features Leo Marks, Betsy Brandt, Laura Heisler, Tony Amendola and Linda Gehringer. (more...)

92Y'S LYRICS & LYRICISTS Presents Poisoning Pigeons in the Park 5/8-10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2010

Merriam-Webster defines satire as 'a literary work holding up human vices and follies to ridicule or scorn.' To explore satire in song lyrics, the 92nd Street Y's Lyrics & LyricistsTM offers Poisoning Pigeons in the Park: The Art of the Satiric Comedy Song. (more...)

FOX Announces Details Of May Sweeps Episodes
by TV News Desk - Apr 19, 2010

This May FOX delivers major television events, all-new episodes and big guest stars, including 'FOX Rocks,' a week of music-themed FOX programming April 29 through May 5; primetime broadcasts of NASCAR ON FOX races May 1 and May 8; two not-to-be-missed one-hour installments of FAMILY GUY, including the milestone 150th episode May 2 and the latest 'Star Wars' saga-inspired season finale May 23; a BONES episode written by best-selling author and series inspiration, Kathy Reichs, May 6; the two-part season finale of FRINGE, featuring the long-awaited face-off between Walter Bishop (John Noble) and William Bell (guest star Leonard Nimoy), May 13 and May 20; the May 18 GLEE episode directed by Joss Whedon and guest-starring Neil Patrick Harris, Molly Shannon, Idina Menzel and Jonathan Groff; a special preview of Matt Nix's ('Burn Notice') new action comedy THE GOOD GUYS May 19; the AMERICAN IDOL-themed 21st season finale of THE SIMPSONS with guest voices Ryan Seacrest, Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson, Kara DioGuardi and Ellen DeGeneres May 23; the climactic and historic series conclusion of the groundbreaking and award-winning 24, May 24; and the three-hour, two-night season finale of AMERICAN IDOL, featuring the final performance show May 25 and the final live results show that's sure to captivate America May 26. (more...)

Bailiwick Chicago Announces Concert Performance Of BLOOM 4/16, 4/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2010

Bailiwick Chicago's Executive Director, Kevin Mayes, announced today that the company is producing a development workshop and subsequent concert performances of a new musical comedy, titled BLOOM, with music by Peter Foley, lyrics by Matthew Heimer, book by Andy Siegel, and story by Kevin Mayes. (more...)

Davaron, Deverman, Jackson et al. Set for SF Playhouse's DEN OF THIEVES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2010

The SF Playhouse (Bill English, Artistic Director; Susi Damilano, Producing Director) announces the casting for its Regional Premiere of Stephen Adly Guirgis's Den of Thieves. (more...)

Boston Critics Announce Noms For Elliot Norton Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2010

The Boston Theater Critics Association has announced its nominees for this year's Elliot Norton Awards, which recognize excellence in Greater Boston theater. The awards will be given at the 28th annual ceremony, to be held at 7 p.m. (more...)

Huntington Theatre Co Presents PRELUDE TO A KISS 5/14-6/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2010

The Huntington Theatre Company concludes its 28th season - a season of American stories - with the award-winning playwright Craig Lucas' modern classic Prelude to a Kiss. Peter and Rita are two young, happy lovers who are getting married. On their wedding day, an old man comes up to kiss the bride. (more...)

Peter DuBois to Direct Huntington's PRELUDE TO A KISS, 5/14-6/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2010

Huntington Theatre Company has announced casting for its production of Craig Lucas' PRELUDE TO A KISS, which will run from May 14 through June 13. (more...)

Bailiwick Chicago Announces Concert Performance Of BLOOM 4/16, 4/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2010

Bailiwick Chicago's Executive Director, Kevin Mayes, announced today that the company is producing a development workshop and subsequent concert performances of a new musical comedy, titled BLOOM, with music by Peter Foley, lyrics by Matthew Heimer, book by Andy Siegel, and story by Kevin Mayes. (more...)

Photo Flash: SpeakEasy Stage Co's THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2010

Agoraphobia, adultery, spray cheese, road kill, hysterical pregnancy, kleptomania, flan and disco - these are just a few of the subjects covered in hit Off-Broadway musical comedy THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICAL, which will have its Boston-area premiere April 30-May 30, produced by SpeakEasy Stage Company. (more...)

SpeakEasy Presents Boston Premiere Of 'TRAILER PARK MUSICAL' 4/30-5/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2010

Agoraphobia, adultery, spray cheese, road kill, hysterical pregnancy, kleptomania, flan and disco - these are just a few of the subjects covered in hit Off-Broadway musical comedy THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICAL, which will have its Boston-area premiere April 30-May 30, produced by SpeakEasy Stage Company. (more...)

Bryn Terfel's 'Bad Boys' Album to Get April 13 Release
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2010

On April 13th, opera star Bryn Terfel's new CD Bad Boys will be released by Deutsche Grammophon. Featuring the tunes of infamous villains of opera and musical theater, the release corresonds with Terfel's performance in Puccini's Tosca at the Metropolitan Opera. (more...)

The Barns at Wolf Trap Announces Folk Singers And Writers 4/22-24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2010

The Barns at Wolf Trap Features Wammie Award Winner, Luke Brindley, A Provocative Folk Singer/Songwriter, and The Awaited Return of a Legendary Folk Duo (more...)

Planet Green Announces 14 Acquisitions At MIPTV 2010
by TV News Desk - Apr 13, 2010

To kick off the network's presence at MIPTV 2010, Planet Green announced the acquisition of 14 series, special programs and renowned feature films to the 2010 schedule. With this robust addition to the network's programming slate, Planet Green will continue to provide audiences with content that focuses on the lives and passions of innovators on the verge of changing our world. (more...)

THE SOUND to Ends Stint at The 13th Street Repertory, 4/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2010

The Sound, an original play about wizards, will end its run at the 13th Street Rep on April 11, 2010. Written by Sam Alper, directed by Dan Rogers. Produced by Brian Williams. (more...)

Trap Door Theater Presents CHASTE, Opens 5/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2010

Trap Door presents the World Premiere of Chaste Written by Ken Prestininzi and Directed by Kate Hendrickson. The cast consists of Antonio Brunetti, John Kahara, Sara Tolan Mee, and Tiffany Joy Ross. (more...)

Donmar Celebrates 2010 with Sondheim, Mendes, Roger; Full Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2010

Artistic Director of the internationally acclaimed Donmar Warehouse, Michael Grandage, today announced new details surrounding the new Donmar season through until February 2011 including. Casting has been announced for Polar Bears; David Leveaux has been pronounced director of Simon Gray's The Late Middle Class; von Kleist's The Prince of Homburg has been added to the season; new events in celebration of Sondheim's 80th birthday - in addition to the production of Passion - have been revealed; and Michael Grandage has been confirmed to direct Derek Jacobi in King Lear. (more...)

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