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Photo Flash: Goodman Theatre's A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2009

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ITALIAN DAUGHTER to Shutter as LeVecchia Joins Broadway's A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE, 12/13
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2009

HOW TO BE A GOOD ITALIAN DAUGHTER - the solo play written and performed by Antoinette LaVecchia - will conclude its Off-Broadway engagement at Cherry Lane Studio Theatre in NYC following the performance on Sunday, December 13, 2009, it has been announced by the play's producer, Arje Shaw of Jones Street Productions. (more...)

Berkeley Rep Presents West Coast Premiere Of TINY KUSHNER 10/16-11/21, Opens 10/21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2009

TINY KUSHNER makes West Coast premiere at Berkeley Rep, begins previews on October 16, opens October 21, and closes November 29. (more...)

Doyle To Direct Gemignani, Wood, Cuervo, & More In Cincinnati Playhouse's THREE SISTERS 10/24-11/21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2009

The Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park has finalized casting for its upcoming production of THREE SISTERS. This exciting new version, commissioned by the Playhouse, combines John Doyle, the Tony Award-winning director of Company, and Sarah Ruhl, one of America's most acclaimed young playwrights. THREE SISTERS, a poignant tale of love and dreams and the never-ending pursuit of happiness, begins previews in the Playhouse's Robert S. Marx Theatre October 24 and continues through November 21. (more...)

Goodman Theatre Presents The 32nd Annual Production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL 11/20-12/31
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2009

Acclaimed Chicago actor Larry Yando commands the stage as Scrooge in A Christmas Carol, 'Goodman Theatre's annual Christmas gift to Chicago' (Daily Herald) for over three decades. (more...)

Waterfront Museum and Showboat Barge Announces Event Listings
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2010

The Waterfront Museum and Showboat Barge has released its event listings for 2010. (more...)

World Premiere Musical WONDERLAND Moves to Alley Theatre; Opens 1/20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2010

Alley Theatre presents the world premiere of the new musical Wonderland about Alice, a children's book writer in Manhattan who is suffering through a creative block, estranged from her husband and alienated from her daughter. It takes a trip to a strange-yet-familiar Wonderland for her to regain her life's balance and again find the love and everyday magic that reside in us all - if we know how to look. With a book by Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd and Jack Murphy (The Civil War), lyrics by Jack Murphy, music by Frank Wildhorn (Jekyll & Hyde, The Scarlett Pimpernel, The Civil War), and directed by Gregory Boyd, Wonderland begins previews Friday, January 15, opens officially Wednesday, January 20 and runs through Sunday, February 14. (more...)

THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING Comes To The Court Theater 1/14-2/14/2010
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2010

Court Theatre continues its 55th season with the Chicago Premiere of The Year of Magical Thinking written by Joan Didion and directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell. The production will run January 14 - February 14, 2010 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. Press opening is Saturday, January 23, 2010 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

Adelaja, Ajala, Fadipe & More Join Cast Of RUINED at the Almeida
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2010

Indhu Rubasingham will direct Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer Prize winning Ruined, previewing at the Almeida from 15 April, with press night on 22 April and booking until 5 June 2010. (more...)

Gingold Theatrical Group's PROJECT SHAW Presents THE PHILANDERER, 2/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2010

Gingold Theatrical Group's PROJECT SHAW Presents George Bernard Shaw's THE PHILANDERER on MONDAY · 15 FEBRUARY 7pm @THE PLAYERS 16 Gramercy Park South (20th St. east of Park Av). (more...)

DISTRACTED Makes Chicago Premiere At American Theatre Co 1/28/2010
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2010

American Theater Company (ATC) continues its 25th anniversary season with the Chicago premiere of Distracted, written by Lisa Loomer. The production is directed by Artistic Director PJ Paparelli and will run January 28 - February 28, 2010 at American Theater Company, 1909 W. Byron Street, Chicago. Press Opening is to be determined. (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse Announces 2010/11 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2010

La Jolla Playhouse announced today five of six productions in its 2010/11 subscription season, including the world premiere of Annie Weisman's Surf Report, running June/July in the Mandell Weiss Forum; William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by Playhouse Artistic Director Christopher Ashley and featuring an on-stage orchestra playing the music of Mendelssohn, running July/Aug in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre; the world-premiere musical comedy A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, book by Robert L. Freedman, music by Steven Lutvak, lyrics by Robert L. Freedman and Steven Lutvak, starring Tony Award-winner Jefferson Mays, running Sept/Oct in the Mandell Weiss Theatre; a new adaptation of Dostoevsky's Notes from Underground, adapted by Robert Woodruff and Bill Camp, directed by Robert Woodruff, running late Sept/Oct in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre; and Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer Prize-winning play Ruined, running Nov/Dec in the Mandell Weiss Theatre. The final production of the 2010/11 season - a musical - will be announced shortly. (more...)

Two River Theater Company Presents BAREFOOT IN THE PARK, Opens 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2010

Two River Theater Co. will present Neil Simon's Tony nominated romantic comedy: BAREFOOT IN THE PARK, directed by Two River Founder and Executive Producer, Robert M. Rechnitz. Barefoot in the Park begins previews on Tuesday, February 9, opens Saturday, February 13, and runs through Sunday, February 28. (more...)

World Premiere Musical WONDERLAND Moves to Alley Theatre; Opens 1/20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2010

Alley Theatre presents the world premiere of the new musical Wonderland about Alice, a children's book writer in Manhattan who is suffering through a creative block, estranged from her husband and alienated from her daughter. It takes a trip to a strange-yet-familiar Wonderland for her to regain her life's balance and again find the love and everyday magic that reside in us all - if we know how to look. With a book by Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd and Jack Murphy (The Civil War), lyrics by Jack Murphy, music by Frank Wildhorn (Jekyll & Hyde, The Scarlett Pimpernel, The Civil War), and directed by Gregory Boyd, Wonderland begins previews Friday, January 15, opens officially Wednesday, January 20 and runs through Sunday, February 14. (more...)

Acker, Pine Set for Boomerang's Reading of THE MONSTER TALES, 2/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2010

Amy Acker and Larry Pine have been announced for the upcoming reading of THE MONSTER TALES by Mary Jett Parsley Wrenn. The reading will be a part of Boomerang Theatre Company's new Legacy Reading Series and will take place February 1st at 7:00pm at The Actors Company Theatre. (more...)

SpeakEasy Stage Presents [title of show] 1/15-2/13/2010
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2010

From January 15th - February 13th 2010, SpeakEasy Stage will proudly present the New England premiere of the hit Broadway musical [title of show]. (more...)

THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING Comes To The Court Theater 1/14-2/14/2010
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2010

Court Theatre continues its 55th season with the Chicago Premiere of The Year of Magical Thinking written by Joan Didion and directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell. The production will run January 14 - February 14, 2010 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. Press opening is Saturday, January 23, 2010 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

DISTRACTED Makes Chicago Premiere At American Theatre Co 1/28/2010
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2010

American Theater Company (ATC) continues its 25th anniversary season with the Chicago premiere of Distracted, written by Lisa Loomer. The production is directed by Artistic Director PJ Paparelli and will run January 28 - February 28, 2010 at American Theater Company, 1909 W. Byron Street, Chicago. Press Opening is to be determined. (more...)

Segal, Orsekes, Cummings et al. Complete Cast for Broadway's THE MIRACLE WORKER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2010

Producers David Richenthal, Eric Falkenstein and Randall Wreghitt have announced that Tobias Segal, Daniel Orsekes, Michael Cummings, Simone Joy Jones, Yvette Ganier and Lance Chantiles-Wertz complete the cast of the first revival of William Gibson's THE MIRACLE WORKER as the Tony Award® winning play celebrates its 50th Anniversary of opening on Broadway. (more...)

Two River Theater Company Presents BAREFOOT IN THE PARK, Opens 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2010

Two River Theater Co. will present Neil Simon's Tony nominated romantic comedy: BAREFOOT IN THE PARK, directed by Two River Founder and Executive Producer, Robert M. Rechnitz. Barefoot in the Park begins previews on Tuesday, February 9, opens Saturday, February 13, and runs through Sunday, February 28. (more...)

New Century Theatre Company Presents ON THE NATURE OF DUST
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2010

New Century Theatre Company (NCTC), under the leadership of Co-Artistic Directors Hans Altwies and Paul Morgan Stetler, with Executive Director Michael Patten, launches its second season with company playwright Stephanie Timm's world premiere play On the Nature of Dust, directed by Kathleen Collins. (more...)

New Hampshire Theatre Award Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2010

The Palace Theatre hosted the 8th Annual NH Theatre Awards show on February 5th. The awards celebrate the state's outstanding achievements and exceptional talent in locally produced theatre. Along with the announcement of the winners, the event also featured selections from several of the nominees. (more...)

The Directors Studio Extends MARION BRIDGE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2010

Due to an overwhelmingly positive response, and sold-out performances every evening, The Directors Studio's presentation of Marion Bridge has been extended. (more...)

South Coast Rep Announces Search for Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2010

Forty-six years after founding South Coast Repertory, David Emmes and Martin Benson have decided it is time to begin the search for their successor. They have greenlighted a detailed leadership transition plan that is set to culminate later in the year with the naming of a new Artistic Director to join the leadership team. (more...)

Imogen Stubbs Joins THE GLASS MENAGERIE UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2010

Stage and screen star Imogen Stubbs is set to star in the upcoming UK tour of THE GLASS MENAGERIE by Tennessee Williams. The tour will begin in Salisbury with performances from March 4th through March 20th. The production will be directed by Polly Teate. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Cast Interviews and a Behind the Scenes Look at THE MIRACLE WORKER
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 2, 2010

Be the first to get a special behind-the-scenes sneak peek of the new Broadway production of THE MIRACLER WORKER before performances begin Friday, February 12 at Circle in the Square Theatre. Watch the video featuring interviews with the stars and director and get a bird's eye view into the New York press rehearsal below! (more...)

Gingold Theatrical Group's PROJECT SHAW Presents THE PHILANDERER, 2/15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2010

Gingold Theatrical Group's PROJECT SHAW Presents George Bernard Shaw's THE PHILANDERER on MONDAY · 15 FEBRUARY 7pm @THE PLAYERS 16 Gramercy Park South (20th St. east of Park Av). (more...)

World Premiere Musical WONDERLAND Closes at Alley Theatre, 2/14
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2010

Alley Theatre's world premiere of the new musical Wonderland will close on Sunday, February 14. (more...)

[title of show] Closes at SpeakEasy Stage 2/13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2010

SpeakEasy Stage's New England premiere of the hit Broadway musical [title of show] will close on February 13, 2010. (more...)

A Noise Within Presents MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, Runs 3/6-3/21
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2010

A Noise Within (ANW) begins the second half of the 2009-10 season with WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE's classic comedy MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, directed by Michael Murray, opening Saturday, March 6 and closing Friday, May 21, 2010 (previews begin Saturday, February 27). (more...)

New Century Theatre Company Presents ON THE NATURE OF DUST
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2010

New Century Theatre Company (NCTC), under the leadership of Co-Artistic Directors Hans Altwies and Paul Morgan Stetler, with Executive Director Michael Patten, launches its second season with company playwright Stephanie Timm's world premiere play On the Nature of Dust, directed by Kathleen Collins. (more...)

The Directors Studio Extends MARION BRIDGE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2010

Due to an overwhelmingly positive response, and sold-out performances every evening, The Directors Studio's presentation of Marion Bridge has been extended. (more...)

Acker, Pine Set for Boomerang's Reading of THE MONSTER TALES, 2/1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2010

Amy Acker and Larry Pine have been announced for the upcoming reading of THE MONSTER TALES by Mary Jett Parsley Wrenn. The reading will be a part of Boomerang Theatre Company's new Legacy Reading Series and will take place February 1st at 7:00pm at The Actors Company Theatre. (more...)

Swoosie Kurtz Lands Guest Role on 'Chuck'
by Movies News Desk - Feb 1, 2010

Swoosie Kurtz, Broadway star of FROZEN and Heartbreak House and star 'Dangerous Liaisons' and the television show 'Pushing Daisies,' has recently landed a guest role on the NBC comedy, 'Chuck.' Kurtz's episode is expected to premiere late in the season, sometime in Spring, 2010. (more...)

THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING Comes To The Court Theater 1/14-2/14/2010
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2009

Court Theatre continues its 55th season with the Chicago Premiere of The Year of Magical Thinking written by Joan Didion and directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell. The production will run January 14 - February 14, 2010 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. Press opening is Saturday, January 23, 2010 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

Vision Impaired Kyra Ynez Seiglel Set to Understudy Abigail Breslin in THE MIRACLE WORKER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2009

The New York Times reports that the producers of Broadway's upcoming revival The Miracle Worker have cast a vision impaired actress to understudy Abigale Breslin in the role of Helen Keller. Kyra Ynez Siegel of Oregon has officially landed the role after flying in for an audition two weeks ago. (more...)

Goodman Theatre Celebrates the Life of Michael Philippi 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2009

Goodman Theatre will host a memorial service in honor of its esteemed longtime collaborator and good friend, Lighting and Set designer Michael Philippi, who passed away suddenly on October 27, 2009. (more...)

Pacino to Star in MERCHANT OF VENICE; Ferguson, Martin, Rabe, Santiago-Hudson & Wright Join Shakespeare in Park Rep
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2009

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announced early casting for the 2010 Shakespeare in the Park summer season. Daniel Sullivan will direct THE MERCHANT OF VENICE in rotating rep with THE WINTER'S TALE, directed by Michael Greif. The repertory company will feature Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Solanio/Young Shepherd); Jesse L. Martin (Gratiano/Polixenes); Al Pacino (Shylock); Lily Rabe (Portia/First Gentlewoman); Ruben Santiago-Hudson as (Prince of Morocco/Leontes); and Max Wright (Old Gobbo/Old Shepherd). (more...)

McNall, Cuskern, Boyer & More Lead The Pearl Theatre's MISALLIANCE, Opens 12/4
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2009

The Pearl Theatre Company has announced the casting for their upcoming production of George Bernard Shaw's MISALLIANCE. The cast will include company members Steven Boyer (Bentley Summerhays), Robin Leslie Brown (Mrs. Tarleton), Michael Brusasco (Joey Percival), Bradford Cover (Johnny Tarleton), Dominic Cuskern (Lord Summerhays), Dan Daily (Mr. Tarleton), Sean McNall (Gunner), Erika Rolfsrud (Lina Szczepanowska), Lee Stark (Hypatia Tarleton). Performances for MISALLIANCE will begin December 4th with a scheduled opening of December 13th. (more...)

ME AND ORSON WELLES Brings Back Memories for Mercury Theatre's William Herz
by Movies News Desk - Dec 27, 2009

Prompted by the release of 'Me and Orson Welles', 'The Hartford Courant's Frank Rizzo shares with readers the story of his partner's cousin, William Herz, now aged 93, who was a member of Orson Welles' Mercury Theatre in 1937. Herz assisted with such productions as 'The Shoemaker's Holiday' and 'Heartbreak House', and held the distinction of stage managing the classic 'War of the Worlds' radio broadcast in 1938, where he even stepped into the role of Wells during the dress rehearsal. Herz was also an extra in the 1937 production of Julius Ceaser which is at the forefront of the film 'Me and Orson Welles'. (more...)

DISTRACTED Makes Chicago Premiere At American Theatre Co 1/28/2010
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2009

American Theater Company (ATC) continues its 25th anniversary season with the Chicago premiere of Distracted, written by Lisa Loomer. The production is directed by Artistic Director PJ Paparelli and will run January 28 - February 28, 2010 at American Theater Company, 1909 W. Byron Street, Chicago. Press Opening is to be determined. (more...)

SpeakEasy Stage Presents [title of show] 1/15-2/13/2010
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2009

From January 15th - February 13th 2010, SpeakEasy Stage will proudly present the New England premiere of the hit Broadway musical [title of show]. (more...)

NOT BLACK AND WHITE Season Of Plays Presented At The Tricycle Theatre Closes December 19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2009

Not Black and White is a three month season of plays to be presented by the Tricycle Theatre examining life and social issues in 21st Century London from the perspective of three leading black contemporary playwrights. Roy Williams, Kwame Kwei-Armah and Bola Agbaje will tackle the prison system, the mayoralty and immigration respectively in the Not Black and White season which runs from 8 October to 19 December 2009. (more...)

Goodman Theatre Celebrates the Life of Michael Philippi 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2009

Goodman Theatre will host a memorial service in honor of its esteemed longtime collaborator and good friend, Lighting and Set designer Michael Philippi, who passed away suddenly on October 27, 2009. (more...)

Jennifer Morrison, Matthew Modine & Elizabeth Franz Join Revival of THE MIRACLE WORKER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2009

According to reports, Jennifer Morrison, star of TV's 'House', Matthew Modine and Elizabeth Franz will join Abigail Breslin and Alison Pill in the Broadway revival of 'The Miracle Worker'. (more...)

Jennifer Morrison, Matthew Modine & Elizabeth Franz Join Revival of THE MIRACLE WORKER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2009

According to reports, Jennifer Morrison, star of TV's 'House', Matthew Modine and Elizabeth Franz will join Abigail Breslin and Alison Pill in the Broadway revival of 'The Miracle Worker'. (more...)

McNall, Cuskern, Boyer & More Lead The Pearl Theatre's MISALLIANCE, Opens 12/4
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2009

The Pearl Theatre Company has announced the casting for their upcoming production of George Bernard Shaw's MISALLIANCE. The cast will include company members Steven Boyer (Bentley Summerhays), Robin Leslie Brown (Mrs. Tarleton), Michael Brusasco (Joey Percival), Bradford Cover (Johnny Tarleton), Dominic Cuskern (Lord Summerhays), Dan Daily (Mr. Tarleton), Sean McNall (Gunner), Erika Rolfsrud (Lina Szczepanowska), Lee Stark (Hypatia Tarleton). Performances for MISALLIANCE will begin December 4th with a scheduled opening of December 13th. (more...)

ITALIAN DAUGHTER to Shutter as LeVecchia Joins Broadway's A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE, 12/13
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2009

HOW TO BE A GOOD ITALIAN DAUGHTER - the solo play written and performed by Antoinette LaVecchia - will conclude its Off-Broadway engagement at Cherry Lane Studio Theatre in NYC following the performance on Sunday, December 13, 2009, it has been announced by the play's producer, Arje Shaw of Jones Street Productions. (more...)

A Noise Within Announces RICHARD III As Opening Show Of 2009-2010 Season, Runs 10/3-12/12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2009

A Noise Within (ANW), the critically acclaimed classical repertory theatre company hailed by critics as 'adventurous,' 'compelling and current,' 'ingenuity at work,' and 'what great theatre is all about,' launches its 2009-10 season with Shakespeare's spellbinding Richard III directed by ANW Co-Founder/Co-Artistic Director Geoff Elliott, opening Saturday, October 3 and closing Saturday, December 12, 2009 (previews begin Saturday, September 26), at the company's theatre in Glendale. (more...)

Antoinette LaVecchia's HOW TO BE A GOOD ITALIAN DAUGHTER Gets Extended Thru 12/12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2009

HOW TO BE A GOOD ITALIAN DAUGHTER, a play written and performed by Antoinette LaVecchia, will begin its recently-announced 8-week extension Off-Broadway on Thursday, October 29 at 7p.m. at the Cherry Lane Studio Theatre in Manhattan. The production is now scheduled to play through December 12, 2009. (more...)

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