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MEMPHIS Begins Previews at Bdwy's Shubert 9/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2009

MEMPHIS has nabbed the Shubert Theater for its fall run. (more...)

RIALTO CHATTER: Hollywood Reporter Says Neil Patrick Harris to Join Spader, Washington and Thomas in Mamet's RACE
by Rialto Chatter - Sep 21, 2009

Roger Friedman in reporting at HollywoodReporter.com in his column that 'And Kerry Washington is headed to Broadway this fall in David Mamet's 'Race' with James Spader and Richard Thomas. I've heard that rounding out this cast will be Doogie Howser, hot-as-a-pistol Neil Patrick Harris. From the Tonys to the Emmys to Broadway. And Mamet. He would never have made this much money as a doctor!' (more...)

Mackie in Talks to Appear in 'Man on a Ledge' Flick
by Movies News Desk - Sep 2, 2010

Anthony Mackie is in talks to appear in the 'cop thriller' 'Man on a Ledge,' Variety reports. The film, which features a screenplay by Pablo Fenjves, is to be directed by Asger Leth and will also star Sam Worthington. (more...)

Greenspan, Collins, Pine and More Join Manhattan Theatre Club's THE ROYAL FAMILY, Previews 9/15, Opening 10/8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2009

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) are pleased to announce additional casting for Manhattan Theatre Club's upcoming Broadway production of THE ROYAL FAMILY by George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber featuring direction by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes (Mauritius, Doubt). (more...)

Greenspan, Collins, Pine and More Join Manhattan Theatre Club's THE ROYAL FAMILY, Previews 9/15, Opening 10/8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2009

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) are pleased to announce additional casting for Manhattan Theatre Club's upcoming Broadway production of THE ROYAL FAMILY by George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber featuring direction by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes (Mauritius, Doubt). (more...)

The Huntington Theatre Co Presents A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS: An American Musical Celebration Opens 11/13
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2009

The gladness of your heart is the greatest gift of all. The Huntington Theatre Company continues its 28th season - a season of American Stories - with A Civil War Christmas: An American Musical Celebration, a new uplifting holiday event by Pulitzer Prize winner Paula Vogel (How I Learned to Drive, The Mineola Twins, The Baltimore Waltz). (more...)

MEMPHIS To Play At The Shubert Theatre, Will Open On Broadway 10/19
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2009

MEMPHIS, an original Broadway musical, will open Monday, October 19, 2009 at the Shubert Theatre (225 W. 44th Street) following critically-acclaimed and sold-out engagements at La Jolla Playhouse and Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre. Previews begin on Wednesday, September 23, 2009. (more...)

The Playwrights Realm Announces 2009-2010 Pipeline Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2009

PIPELINE READING SERIES- STRANGE LOOP - Sunday, November 8th Beginning Sunday, November 8th at 7:00pm at ART New York's Bruce Mitchell Room (520 8th Avenue, 3rd floor) The Playwrights Realm will kick off the 'Pipeline Reading Series' - a series of staged readings of new works by emerging artists - with STRANGE LOOP, a new musical by Michael R. Jackson, directed by Maria Goyanes. (more...)

Photo Flash: Huntington's A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS: AN AMERICAN MUSICAL...
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2009

The Huntington Theatre Company continues its 28th season - a season of American Stories - with A Civil War Christmas: An American Musical Celebration, a new uplifting holiday event by Pulitzer Prize winner Paula Vogel (How I Learned to Drive, The Mineola Twins, The Baltimore Waltz). Steppenwolf Associate Artist Jessica Thebus (Intimate Apparel, Dead Man's Cell Phone, Sonia Flew) directs. Andrew Resnick (A Civil War Christmas at Long Wharf Theatre) provides musical direction of beloved holiday music supervised, arranged, and orchestrated by Daryl Waters (Tony and Grammy Award nominee for Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk). The Huntington's production will be enhanced by local choirs caroling from the stage before each performance. (more...)

The Huntington Theatre Co Presents A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS: An American Musical Celebration Opens 11/13
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2009

The gladness of your heart is the greatest gift of all. The Huntington Theatre Company continues its 28th season - a season of American Stories - with A Civil War Christmas: An American Musical Celebration, a new uplifting holiday event by Pulitzer Prize winner Paula Vogel (How I Learned to Drive, The Mineola Twins, The Baltimore Waltz). (more...)

Stenborg and Henderson Receive Equity's Richard Seff Award
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2010

Helen Stenborg and Stephen McKinley Henderson have been named to receive the annual Richard Seff Award presented by the Actors' Equity Foundation. The award, a $1,000 check and crystal trophy for each, honors a veteran female and male character actor for the best performance in a supporting role in a Broadway or Off-Broadway production. (more...)

Two NYC Students Take 1st & 2nd At Nat'l August Wilson Monologue Competition
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2010

Two students from Brooklyn and Bronx place first and second in the National August Wilson Monologue Competition at the August Wilson Theatre on May 3rd. Originally an alternate for the NYC competition, Jared Findlay, from Brooklyn Theatre Arts High School, took home the first place prize with his nuanced performance of King Hedley from August Wilson's King Hedley II. Derrick Starks, from Fordham High School for the Arts, won second place for his keen interpretation of Holloway from Two Trains Running. (more...)

Arena Stage's DUKE ELLINGTON'S SOPHISTICATED LADIES Closes 5/30
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2010

Big band sound transforms the Lincoln Theatre into a Duke Ellington jazz club as Arena Stage presents Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies, choreographed by and starring Maurice Hines (Broadway's Sophisticated Ladies and Uptown... It's Hot!) with direction by Charles Randolph-Wright (Arena's Guys and Dolls and Blue). (more...)

Arena Stage Presents DUKE ELLINGTON'S SOPHISTICATED LADIES Through 5/30
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2010

Big band sound transforms the Lincoln Theatre into a Duke Ellington jazz club as Arena Stage presents Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies, choreographed by and starring Maurice Hines (Broadway's Sophisticated Ladies and Uptown... It's Hot!) with direction by Charles Randolph-Wright (Arena's Guys and Dolls and Blue). (more...)

August Wilson Monologue Competition National Finals Held At August Wilson Theater 5/3
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2010

Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre Company and Jujamcyn Theaters will present the fourth annual August Wilson Monologue Competition National finals Monday, May 3 at Broadway's August Wilson Theatre (245 W. 52nd Street). (more...)

Peter Francis James Joins Cast of PROPHECY, Previews 5/29
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2010

The award-winning actor PETER FRANCIS JAMES ('Stuff Happens') has joined the cast of PROPHECY, Karen Malpede's play which will begin previews Off-Broadway on May 29 prior to an official press opening on June 8 at the East Fourth Street Theatre (83 E. 4 St.) in Manhattan. (more...)

MEMPHIS Wins Drama Desk Award for Best Orchestrations!
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2010

Daryl Waters and David Bryan are this year's recipient of the 2010 Best Orchestrations Award for MEMPHIS. (more...)

MEMPHIS Wins Drama Desk Award for Best ORIGINAL MUSICAL!
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2010

MEMPHIS is the winner of the 2010 Drama Desk Award for Best Original Musical. (more...)

Peter Francis James Joins Cast of PROPHECY, Previews 5/29
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2010

The award-winning actor PETER FRANCIS JAMES ('Stuff Happens') has joined the cast of PROPHECY, Karen Malpede's play which will begin previews Off-Broadway on May 29 prior to an official press opening on June 8 at the East Fourth Street Theatre (83 E. 4 St.) in Manhattan. (more...)

Photo Flash: Leon's True Colors Theater Co.'s August Wilson Monologue Competition
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2010

Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre Company and Jujamcyn Theaters presented the fourth annual August Wilson Monologue Competition National finals Monday, May 3 at Broadway's August Wilson Theatre (245 W. 52nd Street). The finals featured performances of monologues from August Wilson's Century Cycle by twelve regional finalists from Atlanta, Pittsburgh, Chicago and New York. The evening also included performances by Blues musician Guy Davis (Finian's Rainbow), Chris Chalk (Fences), LaTanya Richardson (Joe Turner's Come and Gone), Keith Randolph Smith (Fences, King Hedley II), Heather Alicia Simms (Gem of the Ocean, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom) and Ruben Santiago-Hudson (Gem of the Ocean, Tony Award winner for Seven Guitars). The competition was judged by celebrity judges playwright Regina Taylor (Crowns and Drowning Crow), costume designer Constanza Romero (Fences, Gem of the Ocean, Seven Guitars, The Piano Lesson), and actors Russell Hornsby (Fences, Jitney), Mykelti Williamson (Fences, 'Forrest Gump,' '24') and Phylicia Rashad. (more...)

MEMPHIS Announces National Tour, Begins In Memphis, TN In October 2011
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2010

The producers of the hit Broadway musical MEMPHIS announced today that the critically acclaimed production will launch a U. S. national tour in Memphis, TN. Performances will begin in October, 2011 at the Orpheum Theatre (203 South Main Street). Additional cities, dates and casting will be announced at a later date. (more...)

Arena Stage Presents DUKE ELLINGTON'S SOPHISTICATED LADIES 4/9-5/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2010

Big band sound transforms the Lincoln Theatre into a Duke Ellington jazz club as Arena Stage presents Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies, choreographed by and starring Maurice Hines (Broadway's Sophisticated Ladies and Uptown... It's Hot!) with direction by Charles Randolph-Wright (Arena's Guys and Dolls and Blue). (more...)

2010 Tony Awards: Waters/Bryan Win 'Best Orchestrations'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2010

The American Theatre Wing's 64th Annual Antoinette Perry 'Tony' Awards were held at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 13, 2010 and broadcast on the CBS Television Network. For more information visit tonyawards.com. (more...)

2010 Tony Awards: Marina Draghici Wins 'Best Costume Design of a Musical'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2010

The American Theatre Wing's 64th Annual Antoinette Perry 'Tony' Awards were held at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 13, 2010 and broadcast on the CBS Television Network. For more information visit tonyawards.com. (more...)

2010 Tony Awards: Eddie Redmayne Wins 'Featured Actor in a Play'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2010

The American Theatre Wing's 64th Annual Antoinette Perry 'Tony' Awards were held at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 13, 2010 and broadcast on the CBS Television Network. For more information visit tonyawards.com. (more...)

The Public Theater Previews THE BACCHAE 8/11 At Shakespeare in the Park
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2009

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) will begin previews Tuesday, August 11, for the Shakespeare in the Park production of Euripides' THE BACCHAE, directed by JoAnne Akalaitis with original music by Philip Glass and translated by Nicholas Rudall. (more...)

Juilliard School's Drama Division Announces its 2010-2011 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2010

Juilliard's Drama Division presents a series of fully-staged productions during the 2010-2011 season featuring students in their fourth and final year of acting training at Juilliard. (more...)

Athol Fugard's COMING HOME Opens at Berkeley Repertory Theatre, 1/20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2010

In January, South Africa's master dramatist comes back to Berkeley Repertory Theatre with his latest show: Coming Home. (more...)

THE TRINITY RIVER PLAYS Launches 2011 At The Goodman
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2011

Artistic Associate Regina Taylor Regina Taylor Regina Taylor kicks off 2011 at Goodman Theatre with her most ambitious work to date, the critically-acclaimed The Trinity River Plays. (more...)

THE TRINITY RIVER PLAYS Launches 2011 At The Goodman
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2011

Artistic Associate Regina Taylor Regina Taylor Regina Taylor kicks off 2011 at Goodman Theatre with her most ambitious work to date, the critically-acclaimed The Trinity River Plays. (more...)

Athol Fugard's COMING HOME Comes To Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Previews 1/15/2010
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2010

In January, South Africa's master dramatist comes back to Berkeley Repertory Theatre with his latest show: Coming Home. (more...)

'Law & Order's' Richard Brooks to Star in Geva Theater's RADIO GOLF, 3/22 - 4/17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2011

Geva Theatre Center announces that Richard Brooks, best known to TV viewers as Assistant D.A. Paul Robinette in NBC's 'Law & Order' and bounty hunter Jubal Early in 'Firefly' will play the central role of Harmond Wilks in its forthcoming production of August Wilson's Radio Golf in the Mainstage March 22 - April 17. (more...)

THE TRINITY RIVER PLAYS Launches 2011 At The Goodman
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2011

Artistic Associate Regina Taylor Regina Taylor Regina Taylor kicks off 2011 at Goodman Theatre with her most ambitious work to date, the critically-acclaimed The Trinity River Plays. (more...)

BroadwayWorld.com's On This Day - February 19, 2010
by - Feb 19, 2010

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 19 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Northwestern University Presents THE STATE(S) OF AMERICA, 3/4-6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2011

The Theatre and Interpretation Center at Northwestern University (TIC) presents The State(s) of America: The Regina Taylor Project, a one-weekend-only festival of student-created new works, curated by Regina Taylor. The festival runs Friday, March 4 - Sunday, March 6, 2011. (more...)

Goodman Theatre Cancels TRINITY RIVER PLAYS, 2/2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2011

Due to anticipated severe weather conditions, Goodman Theatre will cancel its Wednesday, February 2 performance of The Trinity River Plays at 7:30pm. All ticket holders will be contacted by the theater in order to exchange tickets for another date. Subscribers only can exchange online: visit www.GoodmanTheatre.org. Patrons can also contact the box office at 312.443.3800 with any questions or concerns. (more...)

Athol Fugard's COMING HOME Comes To Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Previews 1/15/2010
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2009

In January, South Africa's master dramatist comes back to Berkeley Repertory Theatre with his latest show: Coming Home. (more...)

THE TRINITY RIVER PLAYS Launches 2011 At The Goodman
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2010

Artistic Associate Regina Taylor Regina Taylor Regina Taylor kicks off 2011 at Goodman Theatre with her most ambitious work to date, the critically-acclaimed The Trinity River Plays. (more...)

Aunjanue Ellis Joins CBS' 'The Mentalist'
by Movies News Desk - Dec 1, 2009

Aunjanue Ellis, most recently seen on Broadway in Lincoln Center's 2009 revival of JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE, will have a recurring role on CBS' The Mentalist, with her first appearance tentatively scheduled for April. The Mentalist airs on CBS, Thursdays at 10pm EST. (more...)

Mackie, Bartenieff, De Shields, Groff Set For Public Theater's THE BACCHAE 8/11-8/30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2009

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announced complete casting today for the Shakespeare in the Park production of Euripides' THE BACCHAE, directed by JoAnne Akalaitis with original music by Philip Glass and translated by Nicholas Rudall. Anthony Mackie (The Hurt Locker) will play the lead role of Pentheus joining George Bartenieff as Cadmus; André De Shields as Teiresias; Jonathan Groff as Dionysus; Karen Kandel as Chorus Leader; Joan MacIntosh as Agave; Steven Rishard as Cowherd; and Rocco Sisto as Messenger. (more...)

'BACCHAE' Star Mackie Set For Universal's 'The Adjustment Bureau'
by Movies News Desk - Aug 18, 2009

Variety reports that THE BACCHAE Anthony Mackie, has been cast in Universal's 'The Adjustment Bureau,' with Matt Damon and Emily Blunt co-starring, and George Nolfi directing from his own script. (more...)

Tickets On Sale 8/14 For MTC's THE ROYAL FAMILY Starring Gasteyer, Harris, Roberts & More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2009

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) are pleased to announce additional casting for Manhattan Theatre Club's upcoming Broadway production of THE ROYAL FAMILY by George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber featuring direction by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes (Mauritius, Doubt). (more...)

Greenspan, Collins, Pine and More Join Manhattan Theatre Club's THE ROYAL FAMILY, Previews 9/15, Opening 10/8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2009

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) are pleased to announce additional casting for Manhattan Theatre Club's upcoming Broadway production of THE ROYAL FAMILY by George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber featuring direction by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes (Mauritius, Doubt). (more...)

Mackie, Bartenieff, De Shields, Groff Set For Public Theater's THE BACCHAE 8/11-8/30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2009

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announced complete casting today for the Shakespeare in the Park production of Euripides' THE BACCHAE, directed by JoAnne Akalaitis with original music by Philip Glass and translated by Nicholas Rudall. Anthony Mackie (The Hurt Locker) will play the lead role of Pentheus joining George Bartenieff as Cadmus; André De Shields as Teiresias; Jonathan Groff as Dionysus; Karen Kandel as Chorus Leader; Joan MacIntosh as Agave; Steven Rishard as Cowherd; and Rocco Sisto as Messenger. (more...)

The Public Theater Previews THE BACCHAE 8/11 At Shakespeare in the Park
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2009

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) will begin previews Tuesday, August 11, for the Shakespeare in the Park production of Euripides' THE BACCHAE, directed by JoAnne Akalaitis with original music by Philip Glass and translated by Nicholas Rudall. (more...)

CABARET, THE WIZ and More Set for DTC 2010-2011 Lineup; Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2010

Dallas Theater Center Artistic Director Kevin Moriarty announced today the company's 2010-11 season slated for the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre at the AT&T Performing Arts Center and the historic Kalita Humphreys Theater. DTC's 52nd season will include two classics never seen before at DTC, a wildly funny comedy, two musicals, a world premiere, and two grand dames of theater. (more...)

Arena Stage Presents DUKE ELLINGTON'S SOPHISTICATED LADIES 4/9-5/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2010

Big band sound transforms the Lincoln Theatre into a Duke Ellington jazz club as Arena Stage presents Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies, choreographed by and starring Maurice Hines (Broadway's Sophisticated Ladies and Uptown... It's Hot!) with direction by Charles Randolph-Wright (Arena's Guys and Dolls and Blue). (more...)

August Wilson Monologue Competition National Finals Held At August Wilson Theater 5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2010

Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre Company and Jujamcyn Theaters will present the fourth annual August Wilson Monologue Competition National finals Monday, May 3 at Broadway's August Wilson Theatre (245 W. 52nd Street). (more...)

Leon's True Colors Co. & Jujamcyn Present August Wilson Monologue Competition, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2010

Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre Company and Jujamcyn Theaters will present the fourth annual August Wilson Monologue Competition National finals Monday, May 3 at Broadway's August Wilson Theatre (245 W. 52nd Street). The finals will feature performances of monologues from August Wilson's Century Cycle by twelve regional finalists from Atlanta, Pittsburgh, Chicago and New York. (more...)

Arena Stage Presents DUKE ELLINGTON'S SOPHISTICATED LADIES Through 5/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2010

Big band sound transforms the Lincoln Theatre into a Duke Ellington jazz club as Arena Stage presents Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies, choreographed by and starring Maurice Hines (Broadway's Sophisticated Ladies and Uptown... It's Hot!) with direction by Charles Randolph-Wright (Arena's Guys and Dolls and Blue). (more...)

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