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Meet the Magrath sisters, Mississippi’s most notorious trio – there’s Babe, a senator’s wife accused of shooting her husband; Meg, a nightclub singer just back from the sanatorium; and Lenny, the oldest sister and charter member of the Lonely Hearts Club of the South. Blending jubilation, mystery, and heartache, this Pulitzer Prize-winning play is a rollicking and touching journey through the heart of the south.


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Rosie Perez Joins David Hyde Pierce in MTC's CLOSE UP SPACE this Winter
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2011

The Manhattan Theatre Club has announced full casting for the upcoming world premiere of CLOSE UP SPACE by Molly Smith Metzler, directed by Leigh Silverman. Joining the cast is Academy Award & Emmy Award nominee Rosie Perez (Fearless, The Ritz) as famous author 'Vanessa Finn Adams.' Completing the cast are Jessica DiGiovanni (Off-Broadway Debut) and Colby Minifie (The Pillowman, Landscape of the Body) as well as already announced Tony Award and four-time Emmy Award winner David Hyde Pierce ('Frasier', Curtains) and Obie Award winner Michael Chernus (The Aliens, In The Wake). (more...)

Alan Rickman-Led SEMINAR Tix Now on Sale to AmEx Card Holders; Box Office Opens 10/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2011

Producers Jeffrey Finn, Jill Furman, John N. Hart Jr., Patrick Milling Smith and Roy Furman have announced the on-sale Ticketing schedule for two-time Tony Award nominee, Emmy Award and Golden Globe winner Alan Rickman (Private Lives, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, the Harry Potter franchise) making his eagerly-anticipated return to Broadway starring in the World Premiere of SEMINAR, a new comedy by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Peabody Award winner Theresa Rebeck (Mauritius, The Understudy, Omnium Gatherum, The Family of Mann, Spike Heels, NBC's upcoming 'Smash'). Directed by acclaimed Obie Award winner Sam Gold (Circle Mirror Transformation, The Aliens, Tigers Be Still, Kin, The Coward) in his Broadway debut, the production will also star Tony Award nominee Lily Rabe (The Merchant of Venice, Steel Magnolias, this summer's lauded A Doll's House at Williamstown) and Obie Award winner Hamish Linklater (The School for Lies, Twelfth Night, 'The New Adventures of Old Christine'). SEMINAR will begin previews on Thursday, October 27, 2011 at The Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street) with an Opening Night set for Sunday, November 20 at 6:30 PM. (more...)

Tix Now on Sale for Cynthia Nixon-Led WIT & John Lithgow-Led THE COLUMNIST at MTC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2011

Single tickets are available now for Manhattan Theatre Club's upcoming Broadway productions of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play WIT by Margaret Edson, directed by Lynne Meadow starring Tony and Emmy Award winner Cynthia Nixon and the world premiere of THE COLUMNIST by David Auburn, directed by Daniel Sullivan starring Tony and Emmy Award winner John Lithgow. (more...)

Manhattan Theatre Club to Include Matt Charman's REGRETS IN 2011-12 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2011

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director), Barry Grove (Executive Producer) and Mandy Greenfield (Artistic Producer) announce the complete 2011-2012 theatrical season of six productions including the news that REGRETS, a new play by rising young British playwright Matt Charman will have its world premiere in spring 2012 at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). (more...)

Public Theater's SWEET AND SAD Begins Previews, 9/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2011

The Public Theater will begin previews for the world premiere of Richard Nelson's new play SWEET AND SAD on Tuesday, September 6. The first show in the 2011-2012 Public Lab season, SWEET AND SAD takes place over Sunday brunch on the 10th Anniversary of 9/11 with a cast that features Jon DeVries, Shuler Hensley, Maryann Plunkett, Laila Robins, Jay O. Sanders and J. Smith-Cameron. (more...)

SCR Presents THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, 10/21 - 11/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2011

Founding Artistic Director Martin Benson will direct the work of an old friend when South Coast Repertory presents Horton Foote's The Trip to Bountiful Oct. 21 through Nov. 20 on the Segerstrom Stage. (more...)

Roundabout's SONS OF THE PROPHET Begins Previews
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2011

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the full cast of the New York premiere of Stephen Karam's new play Sons of the Prophet, directed by Peter DuBois. The cast will feature Yusef Bulos (Bill), Jonathan Louis Dent (Vin), Santino Fontana (Joseph), Joanna Gleason (Gloria), Lizbeth Mackay (Mrs. McAndrew), Dee Nelson (Dr. Manor), Chris Perfetti (Charles), Charles Socarides (Timothy). (more...)

Crosshatch Theatre Company Presents Einstein and Mileva 8/18-9/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2011

Crosshatch Theatre Company (formerly known as The Collective Theatre Company), under the leadership of Stephen F. Agosto, Geoffrey Bryant and Emma Canalese, co-artistic directors, presents the world premiere of Einstein and Mileva, a new play by Caitlin Shannon. (more...)

MamaDrama NY Reports: MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD
by Erin Leigh Peck - Sep 26, 2011

This month, Broadwayworld Jr. and I are proud to be a part of a new initiative that's perfect for the theatre-loving parents who read this column. It's called MamaDrama NY, and it's here to remind us that even though we love taking our kids to the theatre, the best stuff out there is usually just for adults and most of us would like a little help from fellow theatre-loving parents when deciding what's worth the cost of the sitter! The shows covered by MamaDrama NY have been especially selected for you, the discerning yet busy parent who craves great theatre but can't afford to waste time or money. When you visit the MamaDrama NY page here on BroadwayWorld.com, you'll see blog posts from top parent bloggers, letting you know the real deal on great theatre....without the drama. (more...)

Cinnabar Theater Presents CRIMES OF THE HEART, 10/21-11/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2011

Cinnabar Theater will present 'Crimes of the Heart' by Beth Henley. This Pulitzer Prize winning play tells the story of a troubled family escaping their past to seize the future. Winner of the 1981 Pulitzer Prize and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award, 'Crimes of the Heart' is a 'dramedy' about the dysfunctional Magrath family and how they come together following tragedy. Heartfelt, zany and irreverent this play teems with humanity and humor as it examines the plight of three Mississippi sisters betrayed by their passions. (more...)

WE LIVE HERE Begins Previews Tonight At MTC At NY City Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2011

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of WE LIVE HERE, the new play by Zoe Kazan, directed by Sam Gold begins previews tonight, September 22 at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). The limited engagement will open Wednesday, October 12. (more...)

THE HELP Cast To Be Honored at the Hollywood Film Awards 10/24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2011

The 15th Annual Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Film Awards, presented by Starz Entertainment, have announced that the cast of DreamWorks Pictures and Participant Media's 'The Help' - Jessica Chastain, Viola Davis, Bryce Dallas Howard, Allison Janney, Chris Lowell, Ahna O'Reilly, Octavia Spencer, Emma Stone, Sissy Spacek, Mary Steenburgen, Cicely Tyson and Mike Vogel - will be recognized at the Hollywood Awards Gala Ceremony with the 'Hollywood Ensemble Acting Award.' (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre Presents AINÂ'T MISBEHAVINÂ' 10/26-11/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2011

Long Wharf Theatre, under the director of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Interim Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, presents the Tony Award-winning musical Ain't Misbehavin' on the Mainstage from Oct. 26 through Nov. 20. (more...)

BWW JR: FALL FLASH!
by Erin Leigh Peck - Sep 20, 2011

With all the chaos of getting two kids back to school, making the transition from summer to cool weather and preparing for the upcoming High Holidays, it's been hard to get my kids to the theatre. This weekend we'll be back on the family theatre circuit, checking out the return of UNCLE PIRATE at Vital Theatre Company. Until then, here's a sneak peak at what fall in New York has to offer your junior theatre fan: (more...)

The Ensemble Project at New Village Arts Continues With OF MICE AND MEN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2011

New Village Arts continues Season 11: THE ENSEMBLE PROJECT with one of the best American stories of all time: John Steinbeck's OF MICE AND MEN. Directed by Daren Scott, OF MICE AND MEN is the unforgettable story of George and Lennie: two migrant workers during the Great Depression who dream of a place they can call their own, joined by an ensemble of characters each searching for their own version of the American Dream. (more...)

Frank Wood, Kristen Connolly, & Bill Irwin Join Kelli O'Hara et al. in Public's KING LEAR; Cast Complete
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2011

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for KING LEAR, directed by James Macdonald, beginning preview performances on Tuesday, October 18. Kristen Connolly (Cordelia), Bill Irwin (The Fool), and Frank Wood (Cornwall) will join the company that includes the previously announced Che Ayende (Duke of Burgundy/Knight/Servant), Craig Bockhorn (Doctor), Michael Crane (Oswald), Herb Foster (Old Man/Knight), Seth Gilliam (Edmund), Enid Graham (Goneril), Michael Izquierdo (King of France), Michael McKean (Gloucester), Arian Moayed (Edgar), Kelli O'Hara (Regan), John Douglas Thompson (Kent), Richard Topol (Albany), and Sam Waterston (Lear). (more...)

Cinnabar Theater Presents CRIMES OF THE HEART
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2011

Cinnabar Theater will present 'Crimes of the Heart' by Beth Henley. (more...)

Zoe Kazan's WE LIVE HERE Extends Thru 11/6 at MTC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2011

Manhattan Theatre Club has announced that the world premiere of WE LIVE HERE, by Zoe Kazan, directed by Sam Gold is extending due to popular demand. Tickets for WE LIVE HERE are now on sale through Sunday, November 6. The production will open next Wednesday, October 12 at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I. (more...)

THE HELP Cast To Be Honored at the Hollywood Film Awards 10/24
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2011

The 15th Annual Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Film Awards, presented by Starz Entertainment, have announced that the cast of DreamWorks Pictures and Participant Media's 'The Help' - Jessica Chastain, Viola Davis, Bryce Dallas Howard, Allison Janney, Chris Lowell, Ahna O'Reilly, Octavia Spencer, Emma Stone, Sissy Spacek, Mary Steenburgen, Cicely Tyson and Mike Vogel - will be recognized at the Hollywood Awards Gala Ceremony with the 'Hollywood Ensemble Acting Award.' (more...)

Cinnabar Theater Presents CRIMES OF THE HEART, 10/21-11/6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2011

Cinnabar Theater will present 'Crimes of the Heart' by Beth Henley. This Pulitzer Prize winning play tells the story of a troubled family escaping their past to seize the future. Winner of the 1981 Pulitzer Prize and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award, 'Crimes of the Heart' is a 'dramedy' about the dysfunctional Magrath family and how they come together following tragedy. Heartfelt, zany and irreverent this play teems with humanity and humor as it examines the plight of three Mississippi sisters betrayed by their passions. (more...)

SCR Presents THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, 10/21 - 11/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2011

Founding Artistic Director Martin Benson will direct the work of an old friend when South Coast Repertory presents Horton Foote's The Trip to Bountiful Oct. 21 through Nov. 20 on the Segerstrom Stage. (more...)

Photo Flash: South Coast Rep to Present TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, 10/21-11/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2011

Founding Artistic Director Martin Benson will direct the work of an old friend when South Coast Repertory presents Horton Foote's The Trip to Bountiful Oct. 21 through Nov. 20 on the Segerstrom Stage. (more...)

RAGNAROK Plays 10th Avenue Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2011

RAGNAROK, written by Katherine Harroff plays in collaboration with members of the Live-Action Role-Playing Community of San Diego. (more...)

Hillbarn Theatre Presents MASTER CLASS, 10/20 - 11/6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2011

Opera legend Maria Callas comes to Hillbarn Theatre in the Tony winning play Master Class, October 20 - November 6. For more information call 650-349-6411 or visit www.HillbarnTheatre.org. (more...)

Cinnabar Theater Presents CRIMES OF THE HEART
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2011

Cinnabar Theater will present 'Crimes of the Heart' by Beth Henley. (more...)

Michael McKean, John Douglas Thompson & Enid Graham Join Sam Waterston in KING LEAR at the Public This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2011

The Public Theater has announced initial casting today for KING LEAR, directed by James Macdonald this fall. Michael McKean, John Douglas Thompson and Enid Graham will play Gloucester, Kent and Goneril, respectively, joining the previously announced Sam Waterston as King Lear. KING LEAR will run October 18 - November 20 in the Newman Theater. Member tickets are $40; Single tickets, priced at $75-$85, will go on sale in August. (more...)

Photo Flash: A Glimpse at The Public Theater's KING LEAR, Featuring Sam Waterston, Kelli O'Hara and More, in Rehearsal!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2011

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Interim Executive Director Joey Parnes) will begin previews for KING LEAR, directed by James Macdonald, on Tuesday, October 18. KING LEAR will run through Sunday, November 20 in The Public's Newman Theater with an official press opening on Tuesday, November 8. (more...)

Photo Flash: KING LEAR in Rehearsals at the Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2011

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Interim Executive Director Joey Parnes) will begin previews for KING LEAR, directed by James Macdonald, on Tuesday, October 18. KING LEAR will run through Sunday, November 20 in The Public's Newman Theater with an official press opening on Tuesday, November 8. (more...)

Jerry OÂ'Connell To Co-Host Live With Regis And Kelly 10/13
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2011

Film and television star Jerry O'Connell, now in rehearsals to make his Broadway debut in the World Premiere of Alan Rickman starring in the new comedy SEMINAR by Theresa Rebeck, will co-host 'Live! with Regis and Kelly' this Thursday morning, October 13. (more...)

WaterTower Theatre Announces ROCKINÂ' CHRISTMAS PARTY Cast
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2011

Terry Martin, Producing Artistic Director for WaterTower Theatre today announced casting details for Rockin' Christmas Party at the Addison Theatre Centre November 26-December 18, 2011. The all-star cast of this all-new production directed by Terry Martin features Gary Lynn Floyd, Denise Lee, Markus Lloyd, Amy Stevenson, Sara Shelby-Martin, and Jenny Thurman. (more...)

Hillbarn Theatre Presents MASTER CLASS, 10/20 - 11/6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2011

Opera legend Maria Callas comes to Hillbarn Theatre in the Tony winning play Master Class, October 20 - November 6. For more information call 650-349-6411 or visit www.HillbarnTheatre.org. (more...)

Photo Flash: South Coast Rep to Present TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, 10/21-11/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2011

Founding Artistic Director Martin Benson will direct the work of an old friend when South Coast Repertory presents Horton Foote's The Trip to Bountiful Oct. 21 through Nov. 20 on the Segerstrom Stage. (more...)

Central Square Theater Presents MATT AND BEN, Closes7/31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2011

Central Square Theater presents the gender-bending, Off-Broadway hit about our own hometown boys' rise to fame, MATT & BEN by Mindy Kaling (of NBC's The Office) and Brenda Withers, featuring Marianna Bassham and Philana Mia. M. Bevin O'Gara directs. The press production will end on July 31, 2011. (more...)

Kelli O'Hara, Arian Moayed and Richard Topol Join The Public Theater's KING LEAR; Tickets On Sale Now!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2011

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Interim Executive Director Joey Parnes) announced additional casting today for KING LEAR, directed by James Macdonald, running October 18 - November 20 in the Newman Theater with an official press opening on November 8. Che Ayende (Duke of Burgundy/Knight/Servant), Craig Bockhorn (Doctor), Michael Crane (Oswald), Herb Foster (Old Man/Curan), Seth Gilliam (Edmund), Michael Izquierdo (King of France), Arian Moayed (Edgar), Kelli O'Hara (Regan), and Richard Topol (Albany) will join the previously announced Enid Graham (Goneril), Michael McKean (Gloucester), John Douglas Thompson (Kent) and Sam Waterston (Lear). Single tickets, priced at $75-$85, go on sale Tuesday, August 9. Member tickets are $40 and are on sale now. (more...)

Joanna Gleason et al. Lead Roundabout's SONS OF THE PROPHET; Previews Begin Sept. 30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2011

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the full cast of the New York premiere of Stephen Karam's new play Sons of the Prophet, directed by Peter DuBois. The cast will feature Yusef Bulos (Bill), Jonathan Louis Dent (Vin), Santino Fontana (Joseph), Joanna Gleason (Gloria), Lizbeth Mackay (Mrs. McAndrew), Dee Nelson (Dr. Manor), Chris Perfetti (Charles), Charles Socarides (Timothy). (more...)

Mark Blum, Jessica Collins, Amy Irving, et al. Set for Manhattan Theatre Club's WE LIVE HERE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2011

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director), Barry Grove (Executive Producer), and Mandy Greenfield (Artistic Producer) are pleased to announce full casting for the upcoming world premiere of WE LIVE HERE by Zoe Kazan, directed by Sam Gold. (more...)

Public Theater's SWEET AND SAD Begins Previews, 9/6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2011

The Public Theater will begin previews for the world premiere of Richard Nelson's new play SWEET AND SAD on Tuesday, September 6. The first show in the 2011-2012 Public Lab season, SWEET AND SAD takes place over Sunday brunch on the 10th Anniversary of 9/11 with a cast that features Jon DeVries, Shuler Hensley, Maryann Plunkett, Laila Robins, Jay O. Sanders and J. Smith-Cameron. (more...)

Lily Rabe Joins Cast of FX's AMERICAN HORROR STORY
by TV News Desk - Aug 22, 2011

Lily Rabe has joined the cast of FX's drama 'American Horror Story, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Rabe will play a former resident of the haunted house the series takes place in. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Production Photos From the Old Globe's ENGAGING SHAW!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2011

The cast of Engaging Shaw features Rod Brogan (George Bernard Shaw), Natalie Gold (Beatrice Webb), Angela Pierce (Charlotte Payne-Townshend) and Michael Warner (Sidney Webb). (more...)

Crosshatch Theatre Company Presents Einstein and Mileva 8/18-9/3
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2011

Crosshatch Theatre Company (formerly known as The Collective Theatre Company), under the leadership of Stephen F. Agosto, Geoffrey Bryant and Emma Canalese, co-artistic directors, presents the world premiere of Einstein and Mileva, a new play by Caitlin Shannon. (more...)

Lily Rabe Set to Star in New Group's EARLY HISTORY OF FIRE; Opens April 2012
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2011

Off-Broadway's The New Group proudly announces that Lily Rabe will star in the company's world premiere of David Rabe's An Early History of Fire. Directed by Jo Bonney, this production opens in April 2012 at The New Group @ Theatre Row as part of the company's 2011-2012 Season. (more...)

Liberty Showcase Theatre Hosts Auditions For CRIMES OF THE HEART, 8/17
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2011

Liberty Showcase Theatre announces auditions for Crimes of the Heart written by Beth Henley and directed by Moses Goldberg (more...)

Liberty Showcase Theatre Announces Auditions for Crimes of the Heart, 8/15 & 8/17
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2011

Liberty Showcase Theatre announces auditions for Crimes of the Heart By Beth Henley and directed by Moses Goldberg (more...)

Crosshatch Theatre Company Presents Einstein and Mileva 8/18-9/3
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2011

Crosshatch Theatre Company (formerly known as The Collective Theatre Company), under the leadership of Stephen F. Agosto, Geoffrey Bryant and Emma Canalese, co-artistic directors, presents the world premiere of Einstein and Mileva, a new play by Caitlin Shannon. (more...)

Lily Rabe & Hamish Linklater Join Alan Rickman in SEMINAR
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2011

Producers Jeffrey Finn, Jill Furman and Smuggler Films announced today that Tony Award nominee and two-time Drama Desk Award nominee Lily Rabe (The Merchant of Venice, Steel Magnolias, this summer's lauded A Doll's House at Williamstown) and Obie Award winner and Drama Desk nominee Hamish Linklater (The School for Lies, Twelfth Night, 'The New Adventures of Old Christine') have joined two-time Tony Award nominee, Emmy Award and Golden Globe winner Alan Rickman (Private Lives, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, the Harry Potter franchise) in the World Premiere of SEMINAR, a new play by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Peabody Award winner Theresa Rebeck (Mauritius, The Understudy, Omnium Gatherum, The Family of Mann, Spike Heels, NBC's upcoming 'Smash'). (more...)

Liberty Showcase Theatre Hosts Auditions For CRIMES OF THE HEART
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2011

Liberty Showcase Theatre announces auditions for Crimes of the Heart written by Beth Henley and directed by Moses Goldberg (more...)

Liberty Showcase Theatre Announces Auditions for Crimes of the Heart
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2011

Liberty Showcase Theatre announces auditions for Crimes of the Heart By Beth Henley and directed by Moses Goldberg (more...)

Liberty Showcase Theatre Hosts Auditions For CRIMES OF THE HEART
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2011

Liberty Showcase Theatre announces auditions for Crimes of the Heart written by Beth Henley and directed by Moses Goldberg (more...)

Liberty Showcase Theatre announces Auditions for Crimes of the Heart
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2011

Liberty Showcase Theatre announces auditions for Crimes of the Heart By Beth Henley and directed by Moses Goldberg (more...)

Crosshatch Theatre Company Presents Einstein and Mileva 8/18-9/3
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2011

Crosshatch Theatre Company (formerly known as The Collective Theatre Company), under the leadership of Stephen F. Agosto, Geoffrey Bryant and Emma Canalese, co-artistic directors, presents the world premiere of Einstein and Mileva, a new play by Caitlin Shannon. (more...)

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