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Interview: DOWNTON ABBEY'S Bendan Coyle & Michelle DockeryInterview: DOWNTON ABBEY'S Bendan Coyle & Michelle Dockery
by TV News Desk - Sep 7, 2012

With the return of its all-star cast plus guest star Academy Award®-winner Shirley MacLaine, DOWNTON ABBEY, Season 3 airs over seven Sundays on PBS beginning on January 6, 2013. BWW brings you a series of interviews with the award-winning cast of this popular PBS series. Next up, actors Brendan Coyle and Michelle Dockery. (more...)

ALLEGIANCE - A NEW AMERICAN MUSICAL Starring Lea Salonga & More Set for The Old Globe 2012-13 Season - Full Season Announcement, San DiegoALLEGIANCE - A NEW AMERICAN MUSICAL Starring Lea Salonga & More Set for The Old Globe 2012-13 Season - Full Season Announcement, San Diego
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2012

The Old Globe's 2012-13 Season will feature the World Premieres of two new musicals: Allegiance - A New American Musical by Jay Kuo and Lorenzo Thione and A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder by Robert L. Freedman and Steven Lutvak. The season also includes George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion in celebration of the classic play's 100th anniversary and the World Premiere of a new adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House by Anne-Charlotte Hanes Harvey and Kirsten Brandt. Two recent Broadway hits will make their San Diego debuts at the Globe: David Lindsay-Abaire's Good People and Jon Robin Baitz's Other Desert Cities. Rounding out the season are the West Coast Premiere of Bekah Brunstetter's Be a Good Little Widow and the Southern California Premiere of Tarell Alvin McCraney's The Brothers Size. (more...)

FREUD'S LAST SESSION Celebrates 200th Performance, 9/20FREUD'S LAST SESSION Celebrates 200th Performance, 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2012

FREUD'S LAST SESSION will celebrate its 200th performance on Thursday, Sept. 20 at 7:30 p.m. at the Mercury Theater, 3745 N. Southport, in Chicago. (more...)

AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE Begins Previews TonightAN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE Begins Previews Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2012

Manhattan Theatre Club's new Broadway production of Henrik Ibsen's AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE by Rebecca Lenkiewicz, directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes begins previews tonight in preparation for a Thursday, September 27 opening night at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). (more...)

FREUD'S LAST SESSION Features October Post-Show Talkback Discussion SeriesFREUD'S LAST SESSION Features October Post-Show Talkback Discussion Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2012

FREUD'S LAST SESSION will feature a post-show talkback series in October to discuss Love, Sex, the Meaning of Life and the Existence of God at the Mercury Theater, 3745 N. Southport in Chicago. Winner of the 2011 Off Broadway Alliance Award for Best Play, the Midwest Premiere of FREUD'S LAST SESSION has received rave reviews and three Jeff Award nominations, including Best Play. The production has been extended multiple times and is now in final weeks, ending its successful Chicago run on November 11. Written by Mark St. Germain, under the direction of Tyler Marchant, the production stars local theater legend, Mike Nussbaum (Emmy, Drama Desk Award, four-time Jeff Award winner, and recent Sarah Siddons Award recipient), as "Sigmund Freud" and Coburn Goss (Vigils at the Goodman Theatre, Dead Man's Cell Phone at Steppenwolf Theatre Company and Off Broadway When the Messenger is Hot at 59E59) as "C.S. Lewis." (more...)

BWW TV: Sneak Peek of AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE- Performance Highlights!BWW TV: Sneak Peek of AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE- Performance Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 21, 2012

Manhattan Theatre Club's new Broadway production of Henrik Ibsen's AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE by Rebecca Lenkiewicz, directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes began previews earlier this month in preparation for a Thursday, September 27 opening night at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). BroadwayWorld brings you just-released show highlights below! (more...)

IGIGI Reveals Imperial Russian CollectionIGIGI Reveals Imperial Russian Collection
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2012

Award-winning, plus-size designer brand IGIGI by Yuliya Raquel's newest Fall collection presents pieces with sumptuous imperial Russian influences interpreted for today's modern and elegant full-figured woman on the go. Inspired by the royal opulence of her native pre-Soviet Russia, Designer Yuliya Raquel, has used luxurious Italian wools, gabardine, and jersey that take life in rich jewel tones, gold accents, and folklore prints with a modern aesthetic. Dresses, career separates and outerwear are draped and tailored in the brand's signature techniques that have drawn full-figured fashionistas to http://www.igigi.com for over a decade. The campaign features plus-size model Kailee O'Sullivan as she moves about in San Francisco's financial district declaring her unapologetic ownership of her femininity. (more...)

Metachroma Theatre Presents RICHARD III, Now thru Sept 30Metachroma Theatre Presents RICHARD III, Now thru Sept 30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2012

Meet Metachroma Theatre-Montreal's only independent theatre company of professional actors of colour; an important new addition to the local arts scene, contributing to the Canadian theatre landscape as a whole. Metachroma, with the generous support of The Segal Centre for the Performing Arts, presents Richard III, written by William Shakespeare and directed by Joel Miller. The show will run tonight, Sept. 19 through Monday, Sept. 30, 2012. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Boyd Gaines & Richard Thomas in AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE!Photo Flash: First Look at Boyd Gaines & Richard Thomas in AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2012

Manhattan Theatre Club's new Broadway production of Henrik Ibsen's AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE by Rebecca Lenkiewicz, directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes began previews earlier this month in preparation for a Thursday, September 27 opening night at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). BroadwayWorld brings you just-released production shots below! (more...)

Karen Olivo, Will Swenson, Rebecca Naomi Jones, John Ellison Conlee Set to Lead MTC's MURDER BALLAD; Opens November 15Karen Olivo, Will Swenson, Rebecca Naomi Jones, John Ellison Conlee Set to Lead MTC's MURDER BALLAD; Opens November 15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2012

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director), Barry Grove (Executive Producer), and Mandy Greenfield (Artistic Producer) have just announced full casting for the upcoming world premiere of MURDER BALLAD, the new musical by Julia Jordan and Juliana Nash, directed by Trip Cullman. MURDER BALLAD is the inaugural production of MTC's The Studio at Stage II - Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center - Stage II (131 West 55th Street). MURDER BALLAD will play a limited four-week engagement with previews beginning Tuesday, October 30 and opening Thursday, November 15. (more...)

FREUD'S LAST SESSION Extends Run thru Sep 2FREUD'S LAST SESSION Extends Run thru Sep 2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2012

Due to popular demand, FREUD'S LAST SESSION, the smash hit at the Mercury Theater (3745 N. Southport, Chicago), will now run through September 2nd with an exciting new Chicago cast, including local theater legend, Mike Nussbaum (Emmy, Drama Desk Award and four-time Jeff Award winner) as "Sigmund Freud" and Coburn Goss (Vigils at the Goodman Theatre, Dead Man's Cell Phone at Steppenwolf Theatre Companyand Off Broadway When the Messenger is Hot at 59E59) as "C.S. Lewis". A current sold-out sensation in New York and winner of the 2011 Off Broadway Alliance Award for Best Play, the Midwest Premiere of FREUD'S LAST SESSION has received rave reviews and a Jeff Recommendation. (more...)

FREUDÂ'S LAST SESSION to Hold Talkback, 6/29FREUDÂ'S LAST SESSION to Hold Talkback, 6/29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2012

FREUD'S LAST SESSION will feature Love, Sex, the Meaning of Life and the Existence of God, a post-show talkback discussion with Mark Galli, Senior Managing Editor of Christianity Today, Stanton L. Jones, Provost of Wheaton College, and W. Jay Wood, professor and chair in the department of philosophy at Wheaton College, following the 8 p.m. performance on Friday, June 29 at the Mercury Theater, 3745 N. Southport in Chicago (more...)

MURDER BALLAD & CHOIR BOY to Launch MTC's Studio at Stage IIMURDER BALLAD & CHOIR BOY to Launch MTC's Studio at Stage II
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2012

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director), Barry Grove (Executive Producer), and Mandy Greenfield (Artistic Producer) announced that Manhattan Theatre Club will launch The Studio at Stage II where bold, new work meets bold, new audiences at New York City Center - Stage II (131 West 55th Street). The Studio at Stage II will launch this fall with the world premiere production of MURDER BALLAD, a new musical by Julia Jordan and Juliana Nash, directed by Trip Cullman, and the American premiere of MTC's commission CHOIR BOY, a play with music by Tarell Alvin McCraney. (more...)

Shakespeare Orange County Opens 21st Season With RICHARD III, 7/19Shakespeare Orange County Opens 21st Season With RICHARD III, 7/19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2012

Shakespeare Orange County will open their twenty first season with the presentation of RICHARD III. The production runs July 19-August 4 at Garden Grove's open air Festival Amphitheatre ---outside and 'Under the Stars.' Returning to the Festival this season are John Walcutt as Richard, Evelyn Carol Case as Queen Elizabeth and Amanda Zarr as Lady Anne. Veteran company member Carl Reggiardo directs this production. (more...)

Shakespeare Orange County to Present RICHARD III, 7/19-8/4Shakespeare Orange County to Present RICHARD III, 7/19-8/4
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2012

Shakespeare Orange County will open their twenty first season with the presentation of RICHARD III. The production runs July 19-August 4 at Garden Grove's open air Festival Amphitheatre ---outside and 'Under the Stars.' Returning to the Festival this season are John Walcutt as Richard, Evelyn Carol Case as Queen Elizabeth, and Amanda Zarr as Lady Anne. Veteran company member Carl Reggiardo directs this production. (more...)

FREUD'S LAST SESSION Celebrates 100th Chicago Performance Tonight, 6/22FREUD'S LAST SESSION Celebrates 100th Chicago Performance Tonight, 6/22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2012

FREUD'S LAST SESSION will celebrate its 100th performance of the Chicago engagement tonight, June 22 at 8 p.m. at the Mercury Theater, 3745 N Southport Avenue. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Hosts Burry Fredrik Tribute, 7/1Westport Country Playhouse Hosts Burry Fredrik Tribute, 7/1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2012

A celebration of the life of Tony Award-winning producer and noted director Burry Fredrik (1925-2012) will be hosted by Westport Country Playhouse on Sunday, July 1, 3 p.m. The tribute will be in the campus' Lucille Lortel White Barn Center's Sheffer Rehearsal Studio, 25 Powers Court, Westport, CT. A reception will follow. Fredrik died in her Weston, Connecticut home on May 22 caused by complications from a stroke she suffered over two years ago. (more...)

Laurie Metcalf to Lead THE OTHER PLACE at MTC in December; Joe Mantello to DirectLaurie Metcalf to Lead THE OTHER PLACE at MTC in December; Joe Mantello to Direct
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2012

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have just announced two additional productions for Manhattan Theatre Club's upcoming 2012-2013 theatrical season. Meadow and Mandy Greenfield, MTC's Artistic Producer who is the lead in programming and execution at MTC's Off-Broadway home, are finalizing plans for the rest of the 2012-2013 season. (more...)

FREUD'S LAST SESSION Celebrates 100th Chicago Performance, 6/22FREUD'S LAST SESSION Celebrates 100th Chicago Performance, 6/22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2012

FREUD'S LAST SESSION will celebrate its 100th performance of the Chicago engagement on Friday, June 22 at 8 p.m. at the Mercury Theater, 3745 N Southport Avenue. (more...)

Brooke Bloom, Fred Arsenault, et al. to Star in A.R.T.'s MARIE ANTOINETTEBrooke Bloom, Fred Arsenault, et al. to Star in A.R.T.'s MARIE ANTOINETTE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2012

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) has just announced the Company for David Adjmi's new play, Marie Antoinette, directed by Rebecca Taichman, with choreography by Karole Armitage, in a co-production with Yale Repertory Theatre. The production begins previews on Saturday, September 1, and runs through Saturday, September 29, with press opening on Friday, September 7 at 7:00pm. (more...)

Ross Steele and Keith Howes Release MY NAME IS ELIZABETHRoss Steele and Keith Howes Release MY NAME IS ELIZABETH
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2012

MY NAME IS ELIZABETH is a book that celebrates 200 famous, infamous and unheralded Elizabeths in the world of beauty and fashion; love and passion; art, music and adventure; food and wine; politics and power; sport and movies, as well as its most recognisable face in this year of the Diamond Jubilee. (more...)

FREUD'S LAST SESSION to Hold 7/29 TalkbackFREUD'S LAST SESSION to Hold 7/29 Talkback
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2012

FREUD'S LAST SESSION will feature a post-show talkback discussion with Scott Kelley, Assistant Vice President for Vincentian Scholarship in the Office of Mission and Values and Assistant Professor in the Religious Studies Department at DePaul University, and James Halstead, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Religious Studies at DePaul University, following the 1:00 p.m. performance on Sunday, July 29 at the Mercury Theater, 3745 N. Southport in Chicago. (more...)

BWW Looks Ahead: Fall Season 2012 - Early Preview!BWW Looks Ahead: Fall Season 2012 - Early Preview!
by BWW - Jul 7, 2012

Now that the 2012 awards season has come to a close, BroadwayWorld is looking ahead to an exciting season coming up. This summer/fall Broadway will welcome a plethora of productions - from star-studded revivals to exciting new musicals. Below, we bring you the line-up of officially announced upcoming shows (still subject to change). Don't forget to stay tuned for more even more opening announcements expected soon! (more...)

Gerry Bamman, Kathleen McNenny and More Complete MTC's AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE CastGerry Bamman, Kathleen McNenny and More Complete MTC's AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE Cast
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2012

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) today announced full casting for Manhattan Theatre Club's upcoming Broadway production of a new version of Henrik Ibsen's AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE by Rebecca Lenkiewicz, directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes. (more...)

Brooke Bloom, Fred Arsenault and More Join A.R.T.'s MARIE ANTOINETTEBrooke Bloom, Fred Arsenault and More Join A.R.T.'s MARIE ANTOINETTE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2012

he American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) has announced additional casting information for David Adjmi's new play, Marie Antoinette, directed by Rebecca Taichman, with choreography by Karole Armitage, in a co-production with Yale Repertory Theatre. Marie Antoinette begins previews on Saturday, September 1, and runs through Saturday, September 29, with press opening on Friday, September 7 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Exclusive: Crawford, Barrett, Halston, Page Join Tveit, Lansbury, Lazar in ANASTASIA Reading!Exclusive: Crawford, Barrett, Halston, Page Join Tveit, Lansbury, Lazar in ANASTASIA Reading!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2012

As first reported exclusively by BroadwayWorld, ANASTASIA - A New Musical is being brought to the stage in a 29-hour reading, which entered rehearsals last week, based on the hit 1997 animated motion picture from Fox Animation Studios. The musical, which is in its early stages of development, will feature the five songs from the film along with fifteen new songs written for the stage. Joining the creative team of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty will be bookwriter Terrence McNally and music director Ben Cohn. Joining the previously announced cast is Kelli Barrett in the title role of Anya (Anastasia). Patrick Page once again dons the role of the villain, Vladimir. Angela Lansbury will reprise her role from the film as the Empress Maria, and Aaron Tveit will play Dimitri. (more...)

Costas, Lauer and Vieira Host NBC's OLYMPIC OPENING CEREMONY Today, 7/27Costas, Lauer and Vieira Host NBC's OLYMPIC OPENING CEREMONY Today, 7/27
by TV News Desk - Jul 27, 2012

NBC's Olympic primetime host Bob Costas will host the London 2012 OLYMPIC GAMES OPENING CEREMONY from Olympic Stadium alongside co-hosts Matt Lauer, NBC's 'Today' co-anchor, and NBC News Special Correspondent Meredith Vieira, today, July 27. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at John Walcutt and More in Shakespeare Orange County's RICHARD IIIPhoto Flash: First Look at John Walcutt and More in Shakespeare Orange County's RICHARD III
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2012

Shakespeare Orange County's 21st anniversary celebration continues with the presentation of RICHARD III. The production runs through August 4 at Garden Grove's open air Festival Amphitheatre-outside and 'Under the Stars.' Returning to the Festival this season are John Walcutt as Richard, Evelyn Carol Case as Queen Elizabeth and Amanda Zarr as Lady Anne. Veteran company member Carl Reggiardo directs this production. Get a first look at the cast on stage in the photos below! (more...)

Bebe Neuwirth & Lorenzo Pisoni Set to Lead MTC's GOLDEN AGE; Opens December 4Bebe Neuwirth & Lorenzo Pisoni Set to Lead MTC's GOLDEN AGE; Opens December 4
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2012

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director), Barry Grove (Executive Producer), and Mandy Greenfield (Artistic Producer) just announced two-time Emmy and two-time Tony Award winner Bebe Neuwirth (Chicago, The Addams Family, "Cheers") and Drama Desk Award winner Lorenzo Pisoni (Humor Abuse at MTC, Measure for Measure, Equus) will appear in the New York premiere of GOLDEN AGE, the new play by four-time Tony Award winner Terrence McNally, directed by Tony Award winner Walter Bobbie. (more...)

Shakespeare Orange County Presents RICHARD III, Now thru 8/4Shakespeare Orange County Presents RICHARD III, Now thru 8/4
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2012

Shakespeare Orange County opens its twenty first season with the presentation of RICHARD III. The production runs tonight, July 19-August 4 at Garden Grove's open air Festival Amphitheatre ---outside and 'Under the Stars.' Returning to the Festival this season are John Walcutt as Richard, Evelyn Carol Case as Queen Elizabeth, and Amanda Zarr as Lady Anne. Veteran company member Carl Reggiardo directs this production. (more...)

Shakespeare Orange County Opens 21st Season With RICHARD III, 7/19Shakespeare Orange County Opens 21st Season With RICHARD III, 7/19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2012

Shakespeare Orange County will open their twenty first season with the presentation of RICHARD III. The production runs July 19-August 4 at Garden Grove's open air Festival Amphitheatre ---outside and 'Under the Stars.' Returning to the Festival this season are John Walcutt as Richard, Evelyn Carol Case as Queen Elizabeth and Amanda Zarr as Lady Anne. Veteran company member Carl Reggiardo directs this production. (more...)

Lyric Opera of Chicago to Present OKLAHOMA! in 2013Lyric Opera of Chicago to Present OKLAHOMA! in 2013
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2012

Anthony Freud, general director of Lyric Opera of Chicago, announced today the creative team and performance dates for Oklahoma! The classic American musical by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II will receive its Lyric Opera premiere in May 2013, following the company's regular opera season. (more...)

BWW Reviews: The Keeton Theatre's Enchanting INTO THE WOODS Packs An Emotional WallopBWW Reviews: The Keeton Theatre's Enchanting INTO THE WOODS Packs An Emotional Wallop
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 16, 2012

In fact, director Kate Adams and musical director Ginger Newman have crafted Nashville's own lovely and, I daresay, star-studded version of the musical which simply proves once again that Into the Woods is one of the most enchanting, most entertaining and most moving examples of contemporary musical theater at its best (more...)

Photo Flash: Mike Nussbaum and Coburn Goss Star in FREUD'S LAST SESSION, Extended at Chicago's Mercury TheaterPhoto Flash: Mike Nussbaum and Coburn Goss Star in FREUD'S LAST SESSION, Extended at Chicago's Mercury Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2012

Due to popular demand, FREUD'S LAST SESSION at the Mercury Theater (3745 N. Southport, Chicago), will now run through July 15th with a new Chicago cast, including local theater legend, Mike Nussbaum (Emmy, Drama Desk Award and four-time Jeff Award winner) as "Sigmund Freud" and Coburn Goss (Vigils at the Goodman Theatre, Dead Man's Cell Phone at Steppenwolf Theatre Companyand Off Broadway When the Messenger is Hot at 59E59) as "C.S. Lewis". See below for production photos of Nussbaum and Goss in action! (more...)

FREUD'S LAST SESSION Extends Through 7/15FREUD'S LAST SESSION Extends Through 7/15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2012

The producers of FREUD'S LAST SESSION, the smash hit at the Mercury Theater (3745 N. Southport, Chicago), have announced an extension through July 15th in Chicago. (more...)

NOW PLAYING: Heritage Square Music Hall Presents THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA thru 9/1NOW PLAYING: Heritage Square Music Hall Presents THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA thru 9/1
by Michael Mulhern - Jul 12, 2012

Join the Princess as she discovers the importance of friendship! (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Hosts Burry Fredrik Tribute, 7/1Westport Country Playhouse Hosts Burry Fredrik Tribute, 7/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2012

A celebration of the life of Tony Award-winning producer and noted director Burry Fredrik (1925-2012) will be hosted by Westport Country Playhouse on Sunday, July 1, 3 p.m. The tribute will be in the campus' Lucille Lortel White Barn Center's Sheffer Rehearsal Studio, 25 Powers Court, Westport, CT. A reception will follow. Fredrik died in her Weston, Connecticut home on May 22 caused by complications from a stroke she suffered over two years ago. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of MTC's AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLEPhoto Coverage: Meet the Cast of MTC's AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE
by Jennifer Broski - Aug 8, 2012

Manhattan Theatre Club will present the American premiere of Rebecca Lenkiewicz's new version of AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE by Henrik Ibsen, directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes (Doubt, The Royal Family, The Whipping Man, Defiance) on Broadway this fall. Starring four-time Tony Award winner Boyd Gaines and Emmy Award winner Richard Thomas, AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE will play the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, with previews beginning Tuesday, September 4, 2012 and opening on Thursday, September 27, 2012. The cast and creative team met the press today, and BroadwayWorld brings you full coverage from the event below! (more...)

BWW TV: AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE Cast Meets the Press!BWW TV: AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE Cast Meets the Press!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 8, 2012

Manhattan Theatre Club will present the American premiere of Rebecca Lenkiewicz's new version of AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE by Henrik Ibsen, directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes (Doubt, The Royal Family, The Whipping Man, Defiance) on Broadway this fall. Starring four-time Tony Award winner Boyd Gaines and Emmy Award winner Richard Thomas, AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE will play the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, with previews beginning Tuesday, September 4, 2012 and opening on Thursday, September 27, 2012. The cast and creative team met the press today, and BroadwayWorld's Richie Ridge was there to bring you interviews with them below! (more...)

NOW PLAYING: Heritage Square Music Hall Presents THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA thru 9/1NOW PLAYING: Heritage Square Music Hall Presents THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA thru 9/1
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2012

Join the Princess as she discovers the importance of friendship! (more...)

Shakespeare Orange County to Present RICHARD III, 7/19-8/4Shakespeare Orange County to Present RICHARD III, 7/19-8/4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2012

Shakespeare Orange County will open their twenty first season with the presentation of RICHARD III. The production runs July 19-August 4 at Garden Grove's open air Festival Amphitheatre ---outside and 'Under the Stars.' Returning to the Festival this season are John Walcutt as Richard, Evelyn Carol Case as Queen Elizabeth, and Amanda Zarr as Lady Anne. Veteran company member Carl Reggiardo directs this production. (more...)

GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL Opens in the Rep's Stackner Cabaret Tonight, 8/26GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL Opens in the Rep's Stackner Cabaret Tonight, 8/26
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2012

Milwaukee Repertory Theater's 2012/13 Season kicks off with the wacky, award-winning musical comedy, Gutenberg! The Musical! The play is written by Scott Brown and Anthony King with original Music Direction and Arrangements by T. O. Sterrett. and will be directed by Rep Associate Artist Laura Gordon, who directed last season's delightful production of In the Next Room or the vibrator play. Gutenberg! The Musical! features comedic actor and Rep Associate Artist Gerard Neugent, former Milwaukee Rep Acting Intern Eric Damon Smith and frequent Rep collaborator Musical Director/Pianist Paul Helm. Gutenberg! The Musical runs in the Stackner Cabaret from August 24 - October 14, and opens tonight, August 26. (more...)

GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL to Open in the Rep's Stackner Cabaret, 8/26GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL to Open in the Rep's Stackner Cabaret, 8/26
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2012

Milwaukee Repertory Theater's 2012/13 Season kicks off with the wacky, award-winning musical comedy, Gutenberg! The Musical! Two men, one pianist, thirty baseball caps - and one massively misguided dream! In 1450, in Mainz, Germany, Johann Gutenberg invented the printing press; in 2012, in Nutley, New Jersey, Bud and Doug wrote a big, splashy musical about him, the evil monk trying to stop him and the beautiful girl who loved him. They may not have a cast, an orchestra or a clue, but with an unending supply of enthusiasm, they're pitching their hilarious, 16-song epic to Broadway producers who just might fulfill their bright-eyed ambitions! The play is written by Scott Brown and Anthony King with original Music Direction and Arrangements by T. O. Sterrett. and will be directed by Rep Associate Artist Laura Gordon, who directed last season's delightful production of In the Next Room or the vibrator play. Gutenberg! The Musical! features comedic actor and Rep Associate Artist Gerard Neugent, former Milwaukee Rep Acting Intern Eric Damon Smith and frequent Rep collaborator Musical Director/Pianist Paul Helm. Gutenberg! The Musical runs in the Stackner Cabaret from August 24 - October 14, and opens Sunday, August 26. (more...)

Karen Allen Set to Lead Rattlestick Playwrights Theater's A SUMMER DAY; Opens 10/25Karen Allen Set to Lead Rattlestick Playwrights Theater's A SUMMER DAY; Opens 10/25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2012

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Artistic Director David Van Asselt and Managing Director Brian Long have announced that Karen Allen will star in the American premiere of Jon Fosse's A Summer Day, translated and directed by Sarah Cameron Sunde, which begins performances Wednesday, October 10 and opens Thursday, October 25 at the Cherry Lane Theatre. (more...)

Karen Allen to Star in Rattlestick's A SUMMER DAY, Beginning 10/10Karen Allen to Star in Rattlestick's A SUMMER DAY, Beginning 10/10
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2012

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Artistic Director David Van Asselt and Managing Director Brian Long have announced that Karen Allen will star in the American premiere of Jon Fosse's A Summer Day, translated and directed by Sarah Cameron Sunde, which begins performances Wednesday, October 10 and opens Thursday, October 25 at the Cherry Lane Theatre. (more...)

FREUD'S LAST SESSION Features Post-Show Talkback Discussion Today, 8/19FREUD'S LAST SESSION Features Post-Show Talkback Discussion Today, 8/19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2012

FREUD'S LAST SESSION will feature a post-show talkback discussion with Dr. Jeffrey W. Barbeau, Associate Professor of Theology in the Graduate School of Wheaton College; Dr. Tracy L. Caldwell, Associate Professor of Psychology at Dominican University; and Dr. Larry Arnhart, Presidential Research Professor of Political Science at Northern Illinois University, following the 1:00 p.m. performance today, August 19 at the Mercury Theater, 3745 N. Southport in Chicago. The scholars will discuss the thought-provoking themes addressed in the play, such as the existence of God and the meaning of life. (more...)

Metachroma Theatre Presents RICHARD III, Sept. 19-30Metachroma Theatre Presents RICHARD III, Sept. 19-30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2012

Meet Metachroma Theatre-Montreal's only independent theatre company of professional actors of colour; an important new addition to the local arts scene, contributing to the Canadian theatre landscape as a whole. Metachroma, with the generous support of The Segal Centre for the Performing Arts, presents Richard III, written by William Shakespeare and directed by Joel Miller. The show will run Wednesday, Sept. 19 through Monday, Sept. 30, 2012. (more...)

Review - The Mobile Shakespeare Unit's Richard IIIReview - The Mobile Shakespeare Unit's Richard III
by Ben Peltz - Aug 12, 2012

Before a frustrated New York City Parks Commissioner Robert Moses grumbled, 'Well, let's build the bastard a theater,' and designated city funds to build the Delacorte, Joseph Papp's dream of bringing free Shakespeare to everyone was being achieved by mobile units of actors that toured the city in small scale productions.  Now in its second year, The Public Theater's Mobile Shakespeare Unit has been recreating that experience for audiences that free Shakespeare In The Park cannot reach. (more...)

FREUD'S LAST SESSION Announces Final Extension Through 11/11FREUD'S LAST SESSION Announces Final Extension Through 11/11
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2012

Due to popular demand, the smash hit FREUD'S LAST SESSION today announced its final extension through November 11th at the Mercury Theater, 3745 N. Southport, in Chicago. (more...)

FREUD'S LAST SESSION Features Post-Show Talkback Discussion 8/19FREUD'S LAST SESSION Features Post-Show Talkback Discussion 8/19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2012

FREUD'S LAST SESSION will feature a post-show talkback discussion with Dr. Jeffrey W. Barbeau, Associate Professor of Theology in the Graduate School of Wheaton College; Dr. Tracy L. Caldwell, Associate Professor of Psychology at Dominican University; and Dr. Larry Arnhart, Presidential Research Professor of Political Science at Northern Illinois University, following the 1:00 p.m. performance on Sunday, August 19 at the Mercury Theater, 3745 N. Southport in Chicago. The scholars will discuss the thought-provoking themes addressed in the play, such as the existence of God and the meaning of life. (more...)

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