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THE SELFISH GIANT, COMPLICATED and More Set for Three Oaks Theater Festival in Harbor Country, Beg. 7/6
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2013

Co-founders John Stoops, Tim Evans, and Marc Grapey announce the inaugural season of Three Oaks Theater Festival, a new summer theater festival that will bring three limited-engagement runs of highly-acclaimed, professional Chicago-based productions and a World Premiere to audiences in Harbor Country, Michigan. Three Oaks Theater Festival is presented in association with Harbor Arts with special thanks to The Pokagon Fund. (more...)

Patrick Boll and Timothy Crowe to Star in BILL W. AND DR. BOB; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2013

Samuel Shem and Janet Surrey have announced casting for the new NYC production of their play Bill W. and Dr. Bob, about the founding of AA, which begins July 8 at the Soho Playhouse. Seth Gordon (Associate Artistic Director, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis; Producer/Director Primary Stages, NYC; director of the acclaimed production of Bill W. and Dr. Bob at the Cleveland Play House in 2010) will direct an ensemble of actors who have garnered acclaim on and off Broadway. (more...)

Coeurage Theatre Company Presents TRANSLATIONS, Beginning 5/25
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2013

Coeurage Theatre Company (Jeremy Lelliott, Artistic Director), LA's 'Pay What You Want' Company, has announced their production of Translations by Brian Friel, directed by Coeurage Associate Artistic Director Ryan Wagner. There will be one preview performance on Friday, May 24 at 8pm, and opening is set for Saturday, May 25 at 8pm. Translations will play through June 23 only at The Lost Studio on S. La Brea Avenue in Los Angeles. (more...)

Shaw Festival Extends GUYS AND DOLLS Through 11/3
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2013

Already shaping up to be one of the season's hottest tickets, Guys and Dolls will continue to captivate audiences for 15 extra performances at The Shaw's Festival Theatre. (more...)

Stories on Stage Presents CLIFFHANGERS Today
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2013

A string of stories guaranteed to leave you on the edge of your seat wondering what will happen next. By turns amusing, moving and profound, very different types of tales each end....with a beginning. 'Cliffhangers' plays today, May 5 at 1:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. at Su Teatro Cultural and Performing Arts Center, 721 Santa Fe Drive, Denver. (more...)

Bernadette Quigley, Dee Nelson & More Set for Cornelia Street Cafe's HAPPY BIRTHDAY W.B. YEATS, 6/10
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2013

Cornelia Street Cafe proudly presents Happy Birthday W.B. Yeats, an evening of poetry by the famous Irish poet as part of its ongoing poetry series. The Yeats tribute will take place on Monday, June 10th at 6 and features Bernadette Quigley, Dee Nelson, Jarlath Conroy and Paul Hecht with original music by composer/pianist Ellen Mandel and tenor Michael Slattery. (more...)

DANCING AT LUGHNASA Plays Palm Beach Dramaworks, Now thru 6/16
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2013

Winner of the Tony and Olivier Awards, Brian Friel's finely-etched memory play Dancing at Lughnasa will conclude Palm Beach Dramamworks' 2012-2013 season, with performances beginning on Friday, May 24 (8PM) at the Don & Ann Brown Theatre (201 Clematis Street). The touching story of five adult sisters will play a strictly limited engagement through June 16, with specially priced preview performances slated for tonight, May 22 & 23. (more...)

STONES IN HIS POCKETS Plays Northlight Theatre, Now thru 4/14
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2013

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, continues its 2012-2013 season with Marie Jones's Stones in His Pockets, directed by J.R. Sullivan, featuring Brian Vaughn and David Ivers. The production will run at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie, from tonight, March 8 - April 14, 2013. The Press Opening is Today, March 15, at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Irish Players' IS LIFE WORTH LIVING? to Open St. Patrick's Day Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2013

Just in time for St. Patrick's Day 2013, RCP's Irish Players present: Is Life Worth Living?, a comical exaggeration by Lennox Robinson; directed by Jean Gordon Ryon. The production will run March 15-30, 2013 at MuCCC Theater, 142 Atlantic Avenue, Rochester NY. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Dorothy Duffy and More in MOLLY SWEENEY at The Print Room
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2013

The next main stage production at The Print Room - MOLLY SWEENEY by Brian Friel - is currently in previews and will open on Tuesday 2nd April, running until Saturday 27th April. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Preview MOLLY SWEENEY, Opening April 2 at The Print Room
by Stage Tube - Mar 29, 2013

The next main stage production at The Print Room - MOLLY SWEENEY by Brian Friel - is currently in previews and will open on Tuesday 2nd April, running until Saturday 27th April. Click below to watch a preview for the production! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Get Ready for The Shaw Festival's 2013 Season!
by Stage Tube - Mar 27, 2013

Niagara-on-the-Lake will once again be abuzz as The Shaw Festival kicks off its 2013 season next week. 10 plays and musicals will be featured on four stages from April 3 to October 27. Watch the festival's trailer below! (more...)

THE GIN GAME Runs at Artists Rep, Now thru 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2013

Artists Rep will present The Gin Game by D.L. Coburn, starring Allen Nause and Vana O'Brien, directed by JoAnn Johnson. This two-person, two-act play is a 1978 Pulitzer Prize winner and garnered multiple Tony Award nominations both with its original 1977 production and the Broadway revival in 1997. This play replaces the originally planned production of The Invisible Hand by Ayad Akhtar. (more...)

LEAP OF FAITH Now Available for Licensing Through MTI
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2013

Broadway's Leap of Faith is now available for licensing through Music Theatre International. (more...)

FAITH HEALER to Conclude Waxlax Season at Riverside Theatre, 4/4-14
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2013

Riverside Theatre presents the third and final production for this season's Waxlax Stage. The Award-winning Faith Healer will perform on the Waxlax Stage from April 4-14, 2013 and is presented by Riverside Theatre's Patron Producers. (more...)

Oak Park Festival Theatre Presents Edward Albee's SEASCAPE, Now thru 4/21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2013

Oak Park Festival Theatre continues its 2012-2013 season by staging Edward Albee's comedy/fantasy/satire, the Pulitzer Prize-winning Seascape at the Madison Street Studio Theatre. Directed by Stephanie Shaw, the production will feature Artistic Director Jack Hickey as Charlie, OPFT veteran Mary Michell as Nancy, Alee Spadoni as Sarah, and Dan Toot as Leslie. (more...)

Paul Giamatti-Led HAMLET Begins at Yale Rep Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2013

Yale Repertory Theatre presents Paul Giamatti in HAMLET by William Shakespeare, directed by James Bundy, at the University Theatre (222 York Street), tonight, March 15-April 13. Opening Night is Thursday, March 21, at 7:30PM. (more...)

Irish Players' IS LIFE WORTH LIVING? to Open St. Patrick's Day Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2013

Just in time for St. Patrick's Day 2013, RCP's Irish Players present: Is Life Worth Living?, a comical exaggeration by Lennox Robinson; directed by Jean Gordon Ryon. The production will run March 15-30, 2013 at MuCCC Theater, 142 Atlantic Avenue, Rochester NY. (more...)

NANCE's John Lee Beatty Wins Best Scenic Design, Play
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2013

John Lee Beatty has won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Scenic Design of a Play for THE NANCE. (more...)

Northern Broadsides' RUTHERFORD & SON Transfers to St. James Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2013

Northern Broadsides and St. James Theatre have announced that the critically acclaimed production of Githa Sowerby's Rutherford & Son, directed by Jonathan Miller, is to transfer to the newly opened St. James Theatre, playing from today 4 June to Saturday June 29, with a press performance on Wednesday 5 June 2013. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at RUTHERFORD & SON at St. James Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2013

Githa Sowerby's Rutherford & Son, directed by Jonathan Miller, begins performances tonight at the St. James Theatre, running until Saturday June 29, with a press performance tomorrow, Wednesday 5 June 2013 at 7pm. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

THE GLASS MENAGERIE, FAITH HEALER & More Set for Three Oaks Theater Festival's Inaugural Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2013

Co-founders John Stoops, Tim Evans, and Marc Grapey proudly announce the inaugural season of Three Oaks Theater Festival, a new summer theater festival that will bring three limited-engagement runs of highly-acclaimed, professional Chicago-based productions and a World Premiere to audiences in Harbor Country, Michigan. Three Oaks Theater Festival is presented in association with Harbor Arts with special thanks to The Pokagon Fund. (more...)

Northern Broadsides' RUTHERFORD & SON to Transfer to St. James Theatre, June 4-29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2013

Northern Broadsides and St. James Theatre have announced that the critically acclaimed production of Githa Sowerby's Rutherford & Son, directed by Jonathan Miller, is to transfer to the newly opened St. James Theatre, playing from Tuesday 4 June to Today June 29, with a press performance on Wednesday 5 June 2013. (more...)

Christine Lahti, Treat Williams and More Set for Berkshire Theatre Group's 85th Season; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2013

Berkshire Theatre Group and Artistic Director/CEO Kate Maguire have announced the complete casting for Berkshire Theatre Group's 85th summer season. (more...)

CHIMERICA Transfers to the Harold Pinter Theatre, August 6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2013

The Headlong and Almeida Theatre's five star sold-out co-production of Lucy Kirkwood's new play Chimericawill transfer to the Harold Pinter Theatre on 6 August for a strictly limited 11 week run with booking to 19 October 2013. Directed by Lyndsey Turner, Chimerica received its world premiere last month at the Almeida Theatre where it has subsequently been acclaimed by critics and audiences alike. Set designs are by Es Devlin with costumes by Christina Cunningham, lighting by Tim Lutkin, sound by Carolyn Downing and video design by Finn Ross. Chimerica will be produced in the West End by Sonia Friedman Productions, Bob Bartner/Norman Tulchinand Jean Doumanian. (more...)

Bernadette Quigley, Dee Nelson & More Set for Cornelia Street Cafe's HAPPY BIRTHDAY W.B. YEATS Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2013

Cornelia Street Cafe proudly presents Happy Birthday W.B. Yeats, an evening of poetry by the famous Irish poet as part of its ongoing poetry series. The Yeats tribute will take place tonight, June 10th at 6 and features Bernadette Quigley, Dee Nelson, Jarlath Conroy and Paul Hecht with original music by composer/pianist Ellen Mandel and tenor Michael Slattery. (more...)

Patrick Boll and Timothy Crowe Star in BILL W. AND DR. BOB, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2013

The new NYC production of Bill W. and Dr. Bob, about the founding of AA, begins tonight, July 8 at the Soho Playhouse. Seth Gordon (Associate Artistic Director, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis; Producer/Director Primary Stages, NYC; director of the acclaimed production of Bill W. and Dr. Bob at the Cleveland Play House in 2010) will direct an ensemble of actors who have garnered acclaim on and off Broadway. (more...)

THE SELFISH GIANT, COMPLICATED and More Set for Three Oaks Theater Festival in Harbor Country, Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2013

Co-founders John Stoops, Tim Evans, and Marc Grapey announce the inaugural season of Three Oaks Theater Festival, a new summer theater festival that will bring three limited-engagement runs of highly-acclaimed, professional Chicago-based productions and a World Premiere to audiences in Harbor Country, Michigan. Three Oaks Theater Festival is presented in association with Harbor Arts with special thanks to The Pokagon Fund. (more...)

Poi Dog's COMPLICATED Adds 8/3 Show at Three Oaks Theater Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2013

Due to overwhelming demand, Three Oaks Theater Festival co-founders John Stoops, Tim Evans, and Marc Grapey have added a second performance of Complicated, a new musical from Poi Dog Pondering. Complicated will play on August 3 at 8:00pm and 10:30pm EST (7:00pm and 9:30pm CST). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Berkshire Theatre Group's SAME TIME, NEXT YEAR
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2013

Berkshire Theatre Group presents Bernard Slade's Same Time, Next Year at The Fitzpatrick Main Stage in Stockbridge, Opening Night tonight, July 25 at 8pm. Previews began July 23 at 8pm and the show will close on August 10 at 8pm. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Fox News Attacks Liberal Media for ZEALOT Praise
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2013

A recent Fox News article criticizes praise for Reza Aslan's 'Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth'- a new book that has reached #2 on Amazon's Bestsellers list. In the article, Fox News writes that claims of Reza being a relegious scholar are unfounded and that they 'fail to mention' that he is a Muslim. (more...)

Cherry Jones Set for BROADWAY TALKS WITH JORDAN ROTH, 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2013

92nd Street Y has announced that Jordan Roth, President of Jujamcyn Theaters, continues his popular interview series, "Broadway Talks with Jordan Roth," with award winning stage and screen star Cherry Jones on Sunday, October 27 at 7:30 p.m. Ms. Jones, the Emmy and Tony Award-winning star of "24" and Doubt, will return to the Broadway stage this season as Amanda Wingfield in Tennessee Williams's The Glass Menagerie. (more...)

Michael Stapleton Shares Autobiography, BLOOD AND ALCOHOL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2013

Author Adrian Brody once said that 'Family isn't just about whose blood runs through your veins. It's about who never left your side, stood up for you, and believed in you.' This very touching line holds true especially for author Michael Stapleton, a man whose life's journey is about to be unraveled. (more...)

2013 Wilde Awards Set for Berman Center for the Performing Arts, 8/19; Nominees Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2013

Professional theaters from across Michigan will share the spotlight August 19 when The 2013 Wilde Awards are presented at The Berman Center for the Performing Arts in the Detroit suburb of West Bloomfield. Presented by EncoreMichigan.com, the most comprehensive resource for news and information about the state's professional theater industry, The Wilde Awards were established by Pride Source Media Group in 2002 to honor the excellent work produced by Michigan's professional theaters. (more...)

ALL GIRLS, FAITH HEALER & More Set for Stark Naked Theatre's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2013

The 2013-2014 season opens on October 11th with the regional premiere of All Girls-directed by Julia Traber and featuring Houston-favorite Kim Tobin--in a hilarious and thought-provoking new play about friendship, fitting-in, and the joy and pain of growing up. Written by New York-based actor and playwright Anna Greenfield, the play was well-received by audiences and critics alike in its world premiere earlier this year at New York's Kraine Theatre. (more...)

STONES IN HIS POCKETS to Play Northlight Theatre, 3/8-4/14
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2013

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, continues its 2012-2013 season with Marie Jones's Stones in His Pockets, directed by J.R. Sullivan, featuring Brian Vaughn and David Ivers. The production will run at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie, from March 8 - April 14, 2013. The Press Opening is Friday, March 15, at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Polarity Ensemble Theatre Debuts NEVER THE BRIDESMAID, Now thru 4/7
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2013

Polarity Ensemble Theatre presents the world premiere of Never the Bridesmaid, a sweet, funny, life-affirming comedy by Chicago playwright Bill Jepsen. Directed by award-winning director Richard Shavzin, Never the Bridesmaid runs at the Polarity space at the Josephinum Academy, 1500 N. Bell St. in the Wicker Park neighborhood of Chicago, tonight, February 26 through April 7, 2013. Press night is Thursday, February 28 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Howard County Arts Council Honors Howie Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2013

The Howard County Arts Council will honor its 2012 Howie Award winners at the 16th Annual Celebration of the Arts on Saturday, March 23, 2013, at the Peter and Elizabeth Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center, Howard Community College, Columbia, MD. The Celebration gala gives members of Howard County's arts, education, government, and business communities the opportunity to gather to honor individuals and businesses that have made significant contributions to the arts in Howard County. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at The Den Theatre's CITY OF DREADFUL NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2013

Following its critically acclaimed hits The Quality of Life and Faith Healer, The Den Theatre continues its 2012/13 season with the world premiere of CITY OF DREADFUL NIGHT by Don Nigro, directed by ensemble member Ron Wells, playing now through March 16, 2013 on The Den's mainstage at 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave in Chicago's Wicker Park Neighborhood. CITY OF DREADFUL NIGHT features Sam Guinan-Nyhart, Ben Hertel, Matthew Isler and Justine Turner. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage in the photos below! (more...)

Helen Mirren to Star as 'Queen Elizabeth II' in THE AUDIENCE at Gielgud Theatre,Today-June 15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2013

According to the Daily Mail, Helen Mirren will once again play the role of Queen Elizabeth II, though this time onstage in the play The Audience at the Gielgud Theatre. (more...)

Polarity Ensemble Theatre to Debut NEVER THE BRIDESMAID, 2/26-4/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2013

Polarity Ensemble Theatre presents the world premiere of Never the Bridesmaid, a sweet, funny, life-affirming comedy by Chicago playwright Bill Jepsen. Directed by award-winning director Richard Shavzin, Never the Bridesmaid runs at the Polarity space at the Josephinum Academy, 1500 N. Bell St. in the Wicker Park neighborhood of Chicago, February 26 through April 7, 2013. (more...)

FAITH HEALER Concludes Waxlax Season at Riverside Theatre, Now thru 4/14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2013

Riverside Theatre presents the third and final production for this season's Waxlax Stage. The Award-winning Faith Healer will perform on the Waxlax Stage from tonight, April 4-14, 2013 and is presented by Riverside Theatre's Patron Producers. (more...)

DANCING AT LUGHNASA to Play Palm Beach Dramaworks, 5/22-6/16
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2013

Winner of the Tony and Olivier Awards, Brian Friel's finely-etched memory play Dancing at Lughnasa will conclude Palm Beach Dramamworks' 2012-2013 season, with performances beginning on Friday, May 24 (8PM) at the Don & Ann Brown Theatre (201 Clematis Street). The touching story of five adult sisters will play a strictly limited engagement through June 16, with specially priced preview performances slated for May 22 & 23. (more...)

Christine Lahti, Treat Williams and More Set for Berkshire Theatre Group's 85th Season; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2013

Berkshire Theatre Group and Artistic Director/CEO Kate Maguire have announced the complete casting for Berkshire Theatre Group's 85th summer season. (more...)

Northern Broadsides' RUTHERFORD & SON to Transfer to St. James Theatre, June 4-29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2013

Northern Broadsides and St. James Theatre have announced that the critically acclaimed production of Githa Sowerby's Rutherford & Son, directed by Jonathan Miller, is to transfer to the newly opened St. James Theatre, playing from Tuesday 4 June to Saturday June 29, with a press performance on Wednesday 5 June 2013. (more...)

THE GIN GAME to Replace THE INVISIBLE HAND at Artists Rep, 3/26-4/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2013

Artists Rep will present The Gin Game by D.L. Coburn, starring Allen Nause and Vana O'Brien, directed by JoAnn Johnson. This two-person, two-act play is a 1978 Pulitzer Prize winner and garnered multiple Tony Award nominations both with its original 1977 production and the Broadway revival in 1997. This play replaces the originally planned production of The Invisible Hand by Ayad Akhtar. (more...)

Oak Park Festival Theatre to Present Edward Albee's SEASCAPE, 3/16-4/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2013

Oak Park Festival Theatre continues its 2012-2013 season by staging Edward Albee's comedy/fantasy/satire, the Pulitzer Prize-winning Seascape at the Madison Street Studio Theatre. Directed by Stephanie Shaw, the production will feature Artistic Director Jack Hickey as Charlie, OPFT veteran Mary Michell as Nancy, Alee Spadoni as Sarah, and Dan Toot as Leslie. (more...)

Stories on Stage to Present CLIFFHANGERS, 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2013

A string of stories guaranteed to leave you on the edge of your seat wondering what will happen next. By turns amusing, moving and profound, very different types of tales each end....with a beginning. 'Cliffhangers' plays Sunday, May 5 at 1:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. at Su Teatro Cultural and Performing Arts Center, 721 Santa Fe Drive, Denver. (more...)

STONES IN HIS POCKETS to Play Northlight Theatre, 3/8-4/14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2013

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, continues its 2012-2013 season with Marie Jones's Stones in His Pockets, directed by J.R. Sullivan, featuring Brian Vaughn and David Ivers. The production will run at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie, from March 8 - April 14, 2013. The Press Opening is Friday, March 15, at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Paul Giamatti-Led HAMLET at Yale Rep, 3/15-4/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2013

Yale Repertory Theatre presents Paul Giamatti in HAMLET by William Shakespeare, directed by James Bundy, at the University Theatre (222 York Street), March 15-April 13. Opening Night is Thursday, March 21, at 7:30PM. (more...)

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