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The Balboa Theatre Presents THE BAND OF THE IRISH GUARDS, March 7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2010

San Diego Theatres' presentations for this season at the historic and nationally acclaimed Balboa Theatre continues with the pomp and pageantry of the Band of the Irish Guards & Royal Regiment of Scotland, appearing together for two performances on March 7. (more...)

SCR Presents THE LANGUAGE ARCHIVE by Julia Cho, 3/26-4/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2010

The Language Archive, Julia Cho's new romantic comedy about love and miscommunication, has its world premiere at South Coast Repertory March 26 through April 25. (more...)

TheatreWorks Presents TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, 4/7-5/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2010

Celebrating fifty years since the original publication of this stunning American masterpiece, TheatreWorks, the nationally acclaimed theater of Silicon Valley, presents TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, dramatized by Christopher Sergel and based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Harper Lee. (more...)

DIAL 'M' FOR MURDER Opens 3/11 at John W. Engeman Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2010

The John W. Engeman Theater at Northport is happy to announce the classic thriller DIAL 'M' FOR MURDER running March 11 - April 11, 2010. It won't be the fashionable style of 1950's London that takes your breath away in this classic psychological thriller. After being named her heir, Tony Wendice, former tennis star, is planning to kill Margot, his wealthy wife. As this clever cat-and-mouse waiting game of half-truths and entrapment unfolds before you, the chills and thrills keep coming until the plot's final twist. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Adds Four Productions To 2010-2011 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2010

Playwrights Horizons, under the leadership of Artistic Director Tim Sanford and Managing Director Leslie Marcus, is proud to announce four additional productions for its 2010/2011 40th Anniversary Season. The three World Premieres and one New York premiere join the previously-announced New York premiere of Edward Albee's ME, MYSELF & I. (more...)

The Kennedy Center Announces Casting for THE LISBON TRAVIATA 3/20-4/11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2010

The Kennedy Center today announced casting for Terrence McNally's The Lisbon Traviata. The play will star Malcolm Gets as Stephen, John Glover as Mendy, and Chris Hartl as Paul and will run March 20 to April 11, 2010 in the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater. (more...)

MTC's EQUIVOCATION Opens Tonight at City Center, 3/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2010

Manhattan Theatre Club's production of EQUIVOCATION by Bill Cain, (former artistic director of Boston Shakespeare Company), directed by Tony Award winner Garry Hynes (Translations, Beauty Queen of Leenane) opens tonight at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). (more...)

CAMELOT, TALLEY'S FOLLY, SUPERIOR DONUTS & More Part of Public Theater's 2010-'11 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2010

Pittsburgh Public Theater Producing Artistic Director Ted Pappas, who is currently celebrating his 10th year as the company's leader, today announced the line-up of plays for 2010/2011. The season includes a six-play subscription series, running September 30, 2010 through June 26, 2011, plus two bonus events. (more...)

Kaye, McGillin, Baldwin Set For NEW YORK FESTIVAL OF SONG 2010 GALA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2010

New York Festival Of Song (NYFOS, www.nyfos.org), recently acclaimed by TimeOut New York for its 'A-list artistry,' will present its 2010 Gala, Let Yourself Go, a celebration of the rich musical legacy of America's foremost composer/lyricist, Irving Berlin, on Monday April 12 at 7 PM at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, 154 West 57th Street, New York City. (more...)

Photo Flash: DIAL M FOR MURDER at The John W. Engeman Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2010

The John W. Engeman Theater at Northport, which recently opened DIAL 'M' FOR MURDER on March 11, has just released the latest production photos. The production runs through April 11, 2010. (more...)

DIAL 'M' FOR MURDER Opens 3/11 at John W. Engeman Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2010

The John W. Engeman Theater at Northport is happy to announce the classic thriller DIAL 'M' FOR MURDER running March 11 - April 11, 2010. It won't be the fashionable style of 1950's London that takes your breath away in this classic psychological thriller. After being named her heir, Tony Wendice, former tennis star, is planning to kill Margot, his wealthy wife. As this clever cat-and-mouse waiting game of half-truths and entrapment unfolds before you, the chills and thrills keep coming until the plot's final twist. (more...)

SPELLING BEE, AIDA, HISTORY BOYS et al. Among 2010 Column Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2010

The Column Awards, a 501(c)3 nonprofit honoring excellence in theater in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, presented its 11th annual awards last night in Carpenter Hall at the Irving Arts Center. Uptown Players and Plaza Theatre Company tied for most wins with 10 each. In all, 17 theaters companies shared 62 awards, divided between Equity and non-Equity productions. (more...)

Miller, Wopat, et al. Join 'Miscast' with Foster, Esparza for MCC Annual Gala, 3/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2010

MCC Theatre has announced additions to their all-star line-up for the company's highly anticipated annual gala, to be held next Monday, March 1, 2010 at The Hammerstein Ballroom. Complementing the glittering, previously announced miscast will be Tony Award-winner David Miller (one of the original members of ‘Il Divo', Baz Luhrman's La Bohème), two time Tony Award-nominee Tom Wopat (Catch Me If You Can, A Catered Affair), Jordan Ballard (Bette Midler: The Showgirl Must Go On, Hairspray), Jackie Burns (Hair), Kelsey Fowler (Sunday in the Park with George, Grey Gardens), Alison Horowitz (Sunday in the Park with George) and Anastacia McClesky (Catch Me If You Can, Tarzan). (more...)

ARCADIA, CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, SHERLOCK HOLMES Set for Main Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2010

Main Street Theatre announces its upcoming shows. (more...)

CAMELOT, SUPERIOR DONUTS et al. to Play Pittsburgh Public Theater in '10-'11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2010

Pittsburgh Public Theater Producing Artistic Director Ted Pappas, who is currently celebrating his 10th year as the company's leader, today announced the line-up of plays for 2010/2011. The season includes a six-play subscription series, running September 30, 2010 through June 26, 2011, plus two bonus events. (more...)

MTC Presents New York Premiere Of Bill Cain's EQUIVOCATION, Previews Begin 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2010

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) are pleased to announce the New York premiere of Bill Cain's EQUIVOCATION. The limited engagement will begin previews at MTC's New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street) on Tuesday, February 9, 2010 in preparation for a Tuesday, March 2, 2010 opening night. (more...)

Hall's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM to Star Judi Dench, Charles Edwards, and More, Opening 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2010

Peter Hall's production of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM will star Dame Judi Dench, Charles Edwards and more. Dench will play the role of Titania with Edwards taking the role of Oberon. The rest of the cast will include William Chubb, Oliver Chris, Msimisi Dlamini, Richard Keightley, James Laurenson, Ben Mansfield, Reece Ritchie, Susan Salmon, Annabel Scholey, Simon Scott, Sophie Scott, Timothy Speyer, Rachael Stirling, Julian Wadham, Leon Williams, and Tam Williams. (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...)

Photo Coverage: Dee Hoty & Larry Pine in Boomerang's THE MONSTER TALES Reading
by Ryan Burke - Feb 8, 2010

The Boomerang Theatre Company debuted The Legacy Reading Series, a new annual event featuring readings of plays from past seasons, last week to benefit the company. The series is intended to celebrate past works, while giving new audiences a chance to experience them. All proceeds from The Legacy Series are intended benefit Boomerang new play development programs. (more...)

Photo Flash: Bidding For Good: Broadway Bears
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2010

BROADWAY BEARS is an auction featuring a cuddly chorus line of one-of-a-kind teddy bears, each meticulously outfitted in original, handmade costumes by Broadway's leading costume designers and representing memorable characters from plays and musicals, past and present. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Maury Yeston Sing's Clips from NINE on Theater Talk
by Movies News Desk - Feb 4, 2010

This week, Maury Yeston, the Tony Award winning composer of classics scores for Broadway's NINE, TITANIC, GRAND HOTEL, in addition to The Royal Family, sat down with The New York Post's Michael Riedel and Susan Haskins on Theater Talk. Theater Talk, the series devoted to the world of the stage, is co-hosted by Michael Riedel, Broadway columnist for the New York Post and series producer Susan Haskins. Watch Yeston perform a song from NINE in the clip below! (more...)

BAREFOOT IN THE PARK Closes Feb. 28 at TRTC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 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 runs through Sunday, February 28. (more...)

Byham Theatre Celebrates Black History Month with Ladysmith Black Mambazo 2/28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2010

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust culminates Black History Month with its regular Showcase Noir: African American Artist and Designer Exhibit and Sale and the special presentation of Grammy-award-winning South African a cappella group Ladysmith Black Mambazo. Showcase Noir opens at 11am on Sunday, February 28, in the Byham Theater lobby. Ladysmith Black Mambazo performance closes the evening with their 7 p.m. performance in the theater. Cohen & Grigsby is the season sponsor of the 2009-2010 Trust Presents series. (more...)

Miller, Wopat, et al. Join 'Miscast' with Foster, Esparza for MCC Annual Gala, 3/1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2010

MCC Theatre has announced additions to their all-star line-up for the company's highly anticipated annual gala, to be held next Monday, March 1, 2010 at The Hammerstein Ballroom. Complementing the glittering, previously announced miscast will be Tony Award-winner David Miller (one of the original members of ‘Il Divo', Baz Luhrman's La Bohème), two time Tony Award-nominee Tom Wopat (Catch Me If You Can, A Catered Affair), Jordan Ballard (Bette Midler: The Showgirl Must Go On, Hairspray), Jackie Burns (Hair), Kelsey Fowler (Sunday in the Park with George, Grey Gardens), Alison Horowitz (Sunday in the Park with George) and Anastacia McClesky (Catch Me If You Can, Tarzan). (more...)

SD Theatre Presents BAND OF THE IRISH GUARDS/ROYAL REGIMENT OF SCOTLAND
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2010

San Diego Theatres' presentations for this season at the historic and nationally acclaimed Balboa Theatre continues with the pomp and pageantry of the Band of the Irish Guards & Royal Regiment of Scotland, appearing together for two performances on March 7. (more...)

The Balboa Theatre Presents THE BAND OF THE IRISH GUARDS, March 7
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2010

San Diego Theatres' presentations for this season at the historic and nationally acclaimed Balboa Theatre continues with the pomp and pageantry of the Band of the Irish Guards & Royal Regiment of Scotland, appearing together for two performances on March 7. (more...)

Photo Flash: The New Group Presents A LIE OF THE MIND
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2010

The New Group proudly presents Sam Shepard's A Lie of the Mind directed by Ethan Hawke as the second production in its 2009-2010 season. (more...)

Byham Theatre Celebrates Black History Month with Ladysmith Black Mambazo 2/28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2010

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust culminates Black History Month with its regular Showcase Noir: African American Artist and Designer Exhibit and Sale and the special presentation of Grammy-award-winning South African a cappella group Ladysmith Black Mambazo. Showcase Noir opens at 11am on Sunday, February 28, in the Byham Theater lobby. Ladysmith Black Mambazo performance closes the evening with their 7 p.m. performance in the theater. Cohen & Grigsby is the season sponsor of the 2009-2010 Trust Presents series. (more...)

Judi Dench and Peter Hall Reunite for MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2010

48 years after Judi Dench first played Titania in the 1962 Royal Shakespeare Company production of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' directed by Peter Hall, she revisits the role again in a new production of 'Dream', also helmed by Hall, and currently playing at the Rose Theatre in Kingston. (more...)

Ladysmith Black Mambazo Returns to The Sheldon with Trademark Harmonies and Dance, 2/14
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2010

The Sheldon presents Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Sunday, February 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the perfect acoustics of the Sheldon Concert Hall. The acclaimed South African group, led by Joseph Shabalala, returns to The Sheldon performing Isicathamiya (is-cot-a-ME-Ya), traditional South African style vocal music. (more...)

B.B. King Hosts Annual 'Broadway Bears' BC/EFA Benefit, 2/14
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2010

The annual Broadway Bears fundraiser for BC/EFA is set to take place on February 14, 2010. The online pre-bidding is now open to the public here. Now in its 13th year, Broadway Bears XIII will take place at at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill in Times Square. (more...)

Photo Flash: Dench Stars in The Rose's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2010

Peter Hall's production of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, starring Judi Dench and Charles Edwards opened last night, February 9, at the Rose Theatre in Kingston. BroadwayWorld brings you the first production photos. (more...)

Ken Schatz & Rufus Collins to Head the Cast of THE LIBERTINE 5/14-5/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2010

Ken Shatz (the Obie Award-winning productions of Crowbar and Bad Penny with En Garde Arts, King Lear opposite Andre de Shields at Classical Theatre of Harlem) and Rufus Collins (seen recently in the acclaimed Manhattan Theatre Club revival of The Royal Family, other Broadway credits include To Be or Not to Be, The Homecoming, and A Day in the Death of Joe Egg), will head the cast of Stephen Jeffreys' period play The Libertine, which will have a limited engagement at the Chernuchin Theater from May 14th-May 30th. (more...)

Hatikvah Productions and The Group at Strasberg Presents BEHIND THE GATES 5/15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2010

In a parent's worst nightmare, a troubled American teen vanishes into the mysterious world of Jerusalem's ultra-Orthodox haredi community while on a summer trip to Israel, cutting off all communication with her desperate mother and father. (more...)

TheatreWorks Presents TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, 4/7-5/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2010

Celebrating fifty years since the original publication of this stunning American masterpiece, TheatreWorks, the nationally acclaimed theater of Silicon Valley, presents TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, dramatized by Christopher Sergel and based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Harper Lee. (more...)

Broadway's Rob Evan Appears With TSO At Radio City 4/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2010

Broadway star Rob Evan will appear with the Trans-Siberian Orchestra in their "Beethoven's Last Night" theatrical event. Evan will portray the title role of Ludvig van Beethoven in the rock opera. The show is part of a limited 31 city run performing for the first time in years in an intimate theatre setting and will perform in New York at Radio City this Thursday, April 8th. (more...)

Ken Schatz & Rufus Collins to Head the Cast of THE LIBERTINE 5/14-5/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2010

Ken Shatz (the Obie Award-winning productions of Crowbar and Bad Penny with En Garde Arts, King Lear opposite Andre de Shields at Classical Theatre of Harlem) and Rufus Collins (seen recently in the acclaimed Manhattan Theatre Club revival of The Royal Family, other Broadway credits include To Be or Not to Be, The Homecoming, and A Day in the Death of Joe Egg), will head the cast of Stephen Jeffreys' period play The Libertine, which will have a limited engagement at the Chernuchin Theater from May 14th-May 30th. (more...)

Photos: Grammer & Neuwirth Announce '09-'10 Drama League Award Nominees
by Walter McBride - Apr 20, 2010

The Drama League (Jano Herbosch, President; Gabriel Shanks, Executive Director), announced the nominations for the 2009-10 Drama League Awards today at Sardi's with the help of Broadway stars Kelsey Grammer (La Cage Aux Folles) and Bebe Neuwirth (The Addams Family). The 76th Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony and Luncheon will take place on Friday, May 21, 2010 at 12:00pm at the Grand Ballroom of the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Times Square. The event will be co-hosted by Vanessa Williams (Sondheim on Sondheim) and Michael Urie (The Temperamentals). (more...)

2010 Drama League Nominations Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2010

The Drama League (Jano Herbosch, President; Gabriel Shanks, Executive Director) proudly announces nominations for the 2009-10 Drama League Awards, to be presented at The 76th Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony and Luncheon on Friday, May 21, 2010 (noon) in the Grand Ballroom of the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Times Square (1535 Broadway at 46th Street). The event will be co-hosted by Vanessa Williams (Sondheim on Sondheim) and Michael Urie (The Temperamentals). (more...)

SCR Presents CRIMES OF THE HEART 5/7-6/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2010

They're funny, they're Southern, they're dysfunctional-and they're bound for the South Coast Repertory stage this spring. (more...)

InterSchool Orchestras of NY Presents MOTHER'S DAY CONCERT in CENTRAL PARK
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2010

In honor of Margaret Wise Brown's 100th Birthday, The InterSchool Orchestra of New York (ISO) (www.isorch.org) in association with GPR Records (Glen Roven, Peter Fitzgerald, Richard Cohen, artistic directors) have announced a live concert based on Brown's two best selling children's books Goodnight Moon and Runaway Bunny. (more...)

ARCADIA, CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, SHERLOCK HOLMES Set for Main Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2010

Main Street Theatre announces its upcoming shows. (more...)

SCR Presents CRIMES OF THE HEART 5/7-6/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2010

They're funny, they're Southern, they're dysfunctional-and they're bound for the South Coast Repertory stage this spring. (more...)

Jay-Z, Betty White, Rachel Dratch, et al. Do SNL, 5/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2010

Jay-Z, rapper and producer of the Broadway musical FELA! will be the musical guest on Saturday Night Live's May 8th episode, according to reports. (more...)

Tix For Adam Rapp's THE METAL CHILDREN Now On Sale at The Vineyard Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2010

Tickets to the Vineyard Theatre's world-premiere production of THE METAL CHILDREN, written and directed by Adam Rapp, will go on sale on Thursday, April 15 prior to the beginning of previews on May 5 and the official opening on May 19 of the play at the Vineyard (108 E. 15 St.) in Manhattan. (more...)

Kaye, McGillin, Baldwin Set For NEW YORK FESTIVAL OF SONG 2010 GALA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2010

New York Festival Of Song (NYFOS, www.nyfos.org), recently acclaimed by TimeOut New York for its 'A-list artistry,' will present its 2010 Gala, Let Yourself Go, a celebration of the rich musical legacy of America's foremost composer/lyricist, Irving Berlin, on Monday April 12 at 7 PM at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, 154 West 57th Street, New York City. (more...)

The Kennedy Center Ends Run of THE LISBON TRAVIATA, 4/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2010

The Kennedy Center will end its production of Terrence McNally's The Lisbon Traviata on April 11th. The play starred Malcolm Gets as Stephen, John Glover as Mendy, and Chris Hartl as Paul. (more...)

DIAL 'M' FOR MURDER Hangs Up at John W. Engeman Theater, 4/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2010

The John W. Engeman Theater at Northport will end its production of the classic thriller DIAL 'M' FOR MURDER on April 11, 2010. It won't be the fashionable style of 1950's London that takes your breath away in this classic psychological thriller. After being named her heir, Tony Wendice, former tennis star, is planning to kill Margot, his wealthy wife. As this clever cat-and-mouse waiting game of half-truths and entrapment unfolds before you, the chills and thrills keep coming until the plot's final twist. (more...)

TACT/The Actors Company Theatre's THE COCKTAIL PARTY Concludes 4/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2010

TACT/The Actors Company Theatre (Scott Alan Evans, Cynthia Harris and Simon Jones, Co-Artistic Directors), the critically-acclaimed company "dedicated to presenting neglected or rarely produced plays of literary merit," will conclude its 2009/10 season with The Cocktail Party, by T. S. Eliot. (more...)

Greenspan, Boyd, Aidem join Crudup in cast of Rapp's METAL CHILDREN at Vineyard
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2010

The Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning Vineyard Theatre (108 E. 15 St.) has announced full casting for its world premiere production of Adam Rapp's play THE METAL CHILDREN -- starring the previously-announced Billy Crudup -- with previews set to begin May 4 prior to its official press opening May 19, according to Douglas Aibel, artistic director of Vineyard Theatre. (more...)

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