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Jason Earles Hosts Leads Workshop At Class Act NY 9/10
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2011

Is your child obsessed with Hannah Montana? Exciting news! On Sept. 10th, actor and television star, JASON EARLES who played Miley's older brother on Hannah Montana will be teaching a one-day H.M. theme workshop at A Class Act NY, the award-winning acting studio for kids and teens! (more...)

Atlantic Announces US Premiere of Bluebird Starring Simon Russell Beale
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2011

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) is proud to announce the first production of its 2011-2012 season, the U.S. premiere of Simon Stephen's play BLUEBIRD, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch and starring Olivier Award winner and Tony Award® nominee Simon Russell Beale, Tobias Segal and Atlantic Theater company members Kate Blumberg, Mary McCann, and Todd Weeks. (more...)

DTC Presents THE TEMPEST/Celebrates Project Discovery with $25 Tickets
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2011

Dallas Theater Center launches its 2011-2012 season with Shakespeare's beloved final play, The Tempest, at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre at the AT&T Performing Arts Center Sept. 9 - Oct. 9. (more...)

WARNING: EXPLICIT MATERIAL Opens At Ensemble Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2011

WARNING: EXPLICIT MATERIAL- A play in one act by Geoffrey Atherden comes to The Ensemble Theater. (more...)

Anne Kaufman Comes to ELTC's Dulcy 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2011

The award-winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company has announced that Anne Kaufman, the daughter of playwright George S. Kaufman, is attending 'Dulcy' on Wednesday, October 12, and will be available for an after-show Q&A with the audience. (more...)

Review - The Wood: Tabloid Theatre
by Ben Peltz - Sep 25, 2011

Tabloid theatre might be the best way of describing Dan Klores' The Wood, a drama that attempts hard-hitting, journalistic toughness in painting a somewhat nonobjective portrait of New York newspaper columnist Mike McAlary.  The author delivers a lot of ink-stained passion in his tale of a local kid who grew up worshipping the likes of Jimmy Breslin and Pete Hamill before becoming one of Gotham's most prized newshounds - jumping between Newsday, The Post and The Daily News whenever one offered more money - but weak storytelling leaves too many holes in the narrative and broad-stroke writing gives most of the actors little more than clichés to portray. (more...)

Kaufman and Hart's ONCE IN A LIFETIME Opens At A.C.T.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2011

The American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) 2011-12 season opens with a new revival of the dazzling George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart 1930 comedy Once in a Lifetime, which has been called 'a delicious Hollywood send up' (The New York Times) and 'a tinseltown satire [with] bite' (Newsday). (more...)

Shaw Festival Announces Their 2012 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2011

Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell officially announced the playbill for the Shaw Festival's 51st season today. (more...)

Colony Theatre Presents SHOOTING STAR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2011

The Colony Theatre will present the third production of its 37th season of shows - the West Coast Premiere of SHOOTING STAR, written by Steven Dietz and directed by David Rose. (more...)

BWW Reviews: HIS GIRL FRIDAY at Trinity Repertory Company
by Randy Rice - Sep 15, 2011

Curt Columbus directs Trinity's season opener; a fast-paced adaptation of the classic 1940 Columbia Pictures film (more...)

Colony Theatre Presents SHOOTING STAR, Previews 9/14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2011

The Colony Theatre will present the third production of its 37th season of shows - the West Coast Premiere of SHOOTING STAR, written by Steven Dietz and directed by David Rose. (more...)

Writers' Theatre Presents THE REAL THING 9/13-11/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2011

Writers' Theatre Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma announce the launch of Writers' 20th Anniversary Season with The Real Thing by Tom Stoppard, directed by Michael Halberstam. (more...)

Colony Theatre Presents SHOOTING STAR, Previews 9/14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2011

The Colony Theatre will present the third production of its 37th season of shows - the West Coast Premiere of SHOOTING STAR, written by Steven Dietz and directed by David Rose. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Jeff McCarthy Announces Presidential Aspirations on David Letterman!
by TV News Desk - Oct 3, 2011

Jeff McCarthy, who most recently appeared on Broadway in CHICAGO, visited the David Letterman show this week. He joked with the late night host that he'll be running for President of the United States in 2012 - check out the announcement of his aspirations below! (more...)

Orlandersmith, Hope, Laurence et al. Set for HORSEDREAMS at Rattlestick, Opens 11/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2011

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater has announced the cast and creative team for the world premiere of HORSEDREAMS, a new play written by and featuring award-winning and Pulitzer Prize finalist, Dael Orlandersmith. The third production of the company's 17th season, performances of HORSEDREAMS will begin Wednesday, November 9th at Rattlestick Theater (224 Waverly Place - off Seventh Avenue South, between Perry & West 11th Streets). The official opening night is set for Thursday, November 17th. The production is scheduled to run through December 11th. Gordon Edelstein directs. (more...)

Hangar Theatre's Pilot Reading Series in NYC Continues With In a Little Room
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2011

The Hangar Theatre's Pilot Reading Series in NYC continues with In a Little Room , a new play by Pete McElligott. (more...)

Dael Orlandersmith Leads Rattlestick's HORSEDREAMS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2011

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater has announced the cast and creative team for the world premiere of HORSEDREAMS, a new play written by and featuring award-winning and Pulitzer Prize finalist, Dael Orlandersmith. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Carson Kressley Spoofs DANCING WITH WOLVES for FUNNY OR DIE
by TV News Desk - Oct 20, 2011

Carson Kressley may not be Dancing with the Stars after his elimination on Tuesday's show, but fans can still check out his moves as he takes on a brand new dance partner, Kevin Costner, in a riotously funny video sendup of 'Dances With Wolves' that just premiered on hit comedy site, funnyordie.com. The video, which is quickly going viral, supports a cause near and dear to the former DWTS contestant's heart: the protection and well-being of animals. (more...)

Anne Kaufman Comes to ELTC's Dulcy 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2011

The award-winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company has announced that Anne Kaufman, the daughter of playwright George S. Kaufman, is attending 'Dulcy' on Wednesday, October 12, and will be available for an after-show Q&A with the audience. (more...)

WARNING: EXPLICIT MATERIAL Opens At Ensemble Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2011

WARNING: EXPLICIT MATERIAL- A play in one act by Geoffrey Atherden comes to The Ensemble Theater. (more...)

Josh Grisetti, Judy Blazer Lead NO WAY TO TREAT A LADY At Cape Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2011

No Way To Treat a Lady, the award-winning musical comedy thriller by Douglas J. Cohen, returns to the stage this summer for a two week run at Cape Cod's legendary summer theatre, The Cape Playhouse in Dennis, MA. (more...)

Josh Grisetti, Judy Blazer Lead NO WAY TO TREAT A LADY At Cape Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2011

No Way To Treat a Lady, the award-winning musical comedy thriller by Douglas J. Cohen, returns to the stage this summer for a two week run at Cape Cod's legendary summer theatre, The Cape Playhouse in Dennis, MA. (more...)

THE LAST RED BOOK Receives 2011 Arizona Playwriting Award
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2011

Arizona Theatre Company announces the selection of THE LAST RED BOOK by Tucson writer Michael Fenlason as the winner of the 2011 Arizona Playwriting Award. Fenlason will receive a cash award and ATC will hold a reading of his play. The runner up for the Award was NO ROOSTERS IN THE DESERT by Kara Hartzler. ATC's Arizona Playwriting Award is in its second year. It recognizes an outstanding work for the stage by an Arizona writer. (more...)

Richard Thomas To Star in A Distant Country Called Youth At WCP 8/29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2011

In celebration of Tennessee Williams' centennial year, Westport Country Playhouse will stage a special performance by acclaimed actor Richard Thomas in 'A Distant Country Called Youth,' based on a collection of lively and evocative letters written by a young Tennessee Williams, on Monday, August 29, 7 p.m. (more...)

John Lithgow Returns to Broadway in THE COLUMNIST for MTC Apr. 25, 2012; Daniel Sullivan Directs
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2011

Lynne Meadow and Barry Grove have announced that Tony and Emmy Award winner John Lithgow returns to Broadway in the Manhattan Theatre Club world premiere production of THE COLUMNIST by Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner David Auburn, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan. In this new play, Lithgow plays noted newspaper columnist Joseph Alsop. This limited engagement will begin previews on Tuesday, April 3 and open Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. (more...)

Adam Driver, Michael Siberry et al. Complete Cast for Frank Langella-Led MAN & BOY this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2011

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the full cast joining star and three-time Tony Award winner Frank Langella as 'Gregor Antonescu' in Terence Rattigan's drama Man and Boy, directed by Maria Aitken. (more...)

GREASE, NORTHWEST HIGHWAY, et al. Continue for Chicago's Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2011

With the 2011-2012 summer season fully underway, Chicago continues to produce some of the most exciting theater in the country and hold its place as a leader on the national scene. The city's wide range of summer programming, featuring everything from the latest musicals to international work, is enjoying record ticket sales, with many hit productions enjoying record extensions, as well. (more...)

TimeLine Theater Extends THE FRONT PAGE Thru 7/17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2011

The Chicago classic The Front Page by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur, directed by Nick Bowling, will close on July 17 at TimeLine Theatre, 615 W. Wellington Ave., Chicago. (more...)

LA BELLA FAMILIA Wins ATC'S 15th Annual National Latino Playwriting Award
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2011

Arizona Theatre Company announces the selection of La Bella Familia by Edwin Sànchez as the winner of the 2011 National Latino Playwriting Award. (more...)

GREASE, NORTHWEST HIGHWAY, et al. Continue for Chicago's Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2011

With the 2011-2012 summer season fully underway, Chicago continues to produce some of the most exciting theater in the country and hold its place as a leader on the national scene. The city's wide range of summer programming, featuring everything from the latest musicals to international work, is enjoying record ticket sales, with many hit productions enjoying record extensions, as well. (more...)

Columbia Records/Nickelodeon Reveals Tracklisting for Victorious Soundtrack
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2011

Columbia Records/Nickelodeon will release Victorious: Music From The Hit TV Show, the first-ever soundtrack album from Nickelodeon's hit comedy starring Victoria Justice, on Tuesday, August 2. (more...)

Photo Flash: WCP Presents LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2011

Westport Country Playhouse is staging Terrence McNally's summer sizzler, 'Lips Together, Teeth Apart,' directed by Playhouse artistic director Mark Lamos, playing through July 30th. (more...)

John Ellison Conlee, Maggie Lacey et al. Open LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART at Westport Country Playhouse Tonight, 7/12
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2011

Westport Country Playhouse opens 'Lips Together, Teeth Apart,' written by Terrence McNally and directed by Mark Lamos, Playhouse artistic director, tonight, July 12. The production will run through July 30, 2010. A perceptive comedy with powerful dramatic conflicts, the play is about two straight couples spending a July weekend on Fire Island. (more...)

Columbia Records/Nickelodeon Release Victorious Soundtrack Album
by Movies News Desk - Jul 12, 2011

Columbia Records/Nickelodeon will release Victorious, the first-ever soundtrack album from Nickelodeon's hit comedy starring Victoria Justice, on Tuesday, July 12. (more...)

Maggie Lacey, Jenn Gambatese, et al. Set for WCP'S TEETH APART, 7/12-30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2011

Westport Country Playhouse will stage Terrence McNally's summer sizzler, 'Lips Together, Teeth Apart,' directed by Playhouse artistic director Mark Lamos, playing July 12 - 30. The third production in the Playhouse's 80th birthday year, 'Lips Together, Teeth Apart' is a perceptive comedy with powerful dramatic conflicts about two straight couples spending a July weekend on Fire Island. (more...)

TimeLine Theatre to Host Blago Reporters for 7/10 Post-Show Discussion
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2011

TimeLine Theatre will host some of Chicago's top news reporters, each who have been covering the recent Blagojevich trial, for a timely post-show discussion titled Exclusive! Chicago's Top Reporters on The Front Page: Same Story, Different Century. This newly-added special event will be on Sunday, July 10, immediately following the 2 p.m. matinee of TimeLine's hit production of The Front Page, Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's classic comedy about Windy City politics and journalism in the 1920s. (more...)

TimeLine Theatre to Host Blago Reporters for 7/10 Post-Show Discussion
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2011

TimeLine Theatre will host some of Chicago's top news reporters, each who have been covering the recent Blagojevich trial, for a timely post-show discussion titled Exclusive! Chicago's Top Reporters on The Front Page: Same Story, Different Century. This newly-added special event will be on Sunday, July 10, immediately following the 2 p.m. matinee of TimeLine's hit production of The Front Page, Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's classic comedy about Windy City politics and journalism in the 1920s. (more...)

Atlantic Announces US Premiere of Bluebird Starring Simon Russell Beale, Previews Begin 8/9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2011

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) is proud to announce the first production of its 2011-2012 season, the U.S. premiere of Simon Stephen's play BLUEBIRD, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch and starring Olivier Award winner and Tony Award® nominee Simon Russell Beale, Tobias Segal and Atlantic Theater company members Kate Blumberg, Mary McCann, and Todd Weeks. (more...)

Douglas Sills, Sara Gettelfinger Lead ADDAMS FAMILY National Tour; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2011

Full casting has been announced for the upcoming national tour of THE ADDAMS FAMILY, a new musical based on the bizarre and beloved family of characters created by legendary cartoonist Charles Addams. Rehearsals for the tour begin today in New York City. Joining the previously announced Tony Awardâ nominee Douglas Sills as Gomez and Sara Gettelfinger as Morticia are Tony Awardâ nominee Martin Vidnovic as Mal Beineke, two-time Tony Awardâ nominee Crista Moore as Alice Beineke, Blake Hammond as Uncle Fester, Pippa Pearthree as Grandma, Tom Corbeil as Lurch, Patrick D. Kennedy as Pugsley, Brian Justin Crum as Lucas Beineke and Cortney Wolfson as Wednesday. (more...)

Simon Russell Beale to Lead Atlantic Theater Company's BLUEBIRD, 8/9-9/9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2011

Atlantic Theater Company has announced the first production of its 2011-2012 season, the U.S. premiere of Simon Stephen's play BLUEBIRD, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch and starring Olivier Award winner and Tony Award® nominee Simon Russell Beale, Tobias Segal and Atlantic Theater company members Kate Blumberg, Mary McCann, and Todd Weeks. (more...)

Goodman Theatre , CHINGLISH & More Top Jeff Awards' 2011 Equity Nominations List
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2011

The Jeff Awards today announced 185 nominations in 35 categories for Chicago Equity theatrical productions which opened between August 1, 2010, and July 31, 2011. (more...)

Richard Thomas To Star in A Distant Country Called Youth At WCP 8/29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2011

In celebration of Tennessee Williams' centennial year, Westport Country Playhouse will stage a special performance by acclaimed actor Richard Thomas in 'A Distant Country Called Youth,' based on a collection of lively and evocative letters written by a young Tennessee Williams, on Monday, August 29, 7 p.m. (more...)

Kaufman and Hart's ONCE IN A LIFETIME Opens At A.C.T.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2011

The American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) 2011-12 season opens with a new revival of the dazzling George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart 1930 comedy Once in a Lifetime, which has been called 'a delicious Hollywood send up' (The New York Times) and 'a tinseltown satire [with] bite' (Newsday). (more...)

TimeLine Theatre Announces 2011-12 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2011

TimeLine Theatre Company, named the nation's theater 'Company of the Year' for 2010 by Terry Teachout in The Wall Street Journal and 'one of the Chicago theater's most impressive growth stories' by Chris Jones in the Chicago Tribune, announces its four-play 2011-12 season (more...)

Atlantic Announces US Premiere of Bluebird Starring Simon Russell Beale
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2011

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) will present the first production of its 2011-2012 season, the U.S. premiere of Simon Stephen's play BLUEBIRD, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch and starring Olivier Award winner and Tony Award® nominee Simon Russell Beale, Tobias Segal and Atlantic Theater Company members Kate Blumberg, Mary McCann, and Todd Weeks. (more...)

Colony Theatre Presents SHOOTING STAR, Previews 9/14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2011

The Colony Theatre will present the third production of its 37th season of shows - the West Coast Premiere of SHOOTING STAR, written by Steven Dietz and directed by David Rose. (more...)

Writers' Theatre Presents THE REAL THING 9/13-11/20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2011

Writers' Theatre Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma announce the launch of Writers' 20th Anniversary Season with The Real Thing by Tom Stoppard, directed by Michael Halberstam. (more...)

DTC Presents THE TEMPEST/Celebrates Project Discovery with $25 Tickets
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2011

Dallas Theater Center launches its 2011-2012 season with Shakespeare's beloved final play, The Tempest, at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre at the AT&T Performing Arts Center Sept. 9 - Oct. 9. (more...)

Kaufman and Hart's ONCE IN A LIFETIME Opens At A.C.T.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2011

The American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) 2011-12 season opens with a new revival of the dazzling George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart 1930 comedy Once in a Lifetime, which has been called 'a delicious Hollywood send up' (The New York Times) and 'a tinseltown satire [with] bite' (Newsday). (more...)

Columbia Records/Nickelodeon Reveals Tracklisting for Victorious Soundtrack
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2011

Columbia Records/Nickelodeon will release Victorious: Music From The Hit TV Show, the first-ever soundtrack album from Nickelodeon's hit comedy starring Victoria Justice, on Tuesday, August 2. (more...)

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