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SEMINAR, LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST & More Set for UMKC Theatre's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2013

Known for high-quality productions and successful collaboration with Kansas City theatre companies, UMKC Theatre announces its 2013-2014 season. (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre and Hartford Stage to Present THE UNDERPANTS, 10/16-11/10
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2013

Long Wharf Theatre, in association with Hartford Stage, presents The Underpants by Steve Martin, adapted from the play by Carl Sternheim, directed by Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Berkeley Rep's VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2013

Berkeley Repertory Theatre kicks off its 46th season this September with Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play. The hilarious Broadway blockbuster from three-time Obie Award-winner Christopher Durang begins previews in the Roda Theatre on September 20, opens September 25, and runs through October 20. Get a first look at the cast below! (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre of NJ to Stage Reading of Discovered Nabokov Play THE TRAGEDY OF MISTER MORN Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2013

The reading takes place tonight, Monday, September 30th at 7 p.m. at the Shakespeare Theatre's Main Stage, the F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre, 36 Madison Ave. (at Lancaster Road) in Madison. The evening will also include a post-play talk-back session with the director, cast, and audience. For tickets or more information, call the box office at 973-408-5600 or visit www.ShakespeareNJ.org. (more...)

Jack Noseworthy to Star in TWO POINT OH NY Debut at 59E59, 10/3-20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2013

59E59 Theaters welcomes The Active Theater with the NYC premiere of TWO POINT OH, written by Jeffrey Jackson and directed by Michael Unger. TWO POINT OH begins performances on Thursday, October 3 for a limited engagement through Sunday, October 20. (more...)

THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL, LITTLE SOPHIE'S MISFORTUNES and More Set for Parson's Nose Theater's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2013

Parson's Nose Theater, led by Producing Artistic Director, Lance Davis, presents its 14th Season of classical adaptations beginning tonight, September 28th with The School for Scandal by Richard Brinsley Sheridan, followed by Classics that go Bump in the Night with works by Poe, Benet, and Jackson, The Middle Class Nobleman by Moliere, A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, As You Were: Stories for American GI's in WWII by Twain, Dana, Parker and Whitman, The Algonquin Round Table by Parker, Benchley, Thurber, and Friends, The Seagull by Anton Chekhov, and concludes with Little Sophie's Misfortunes: A Cautionary Tale by Comtesse de Segur. (more...)

Photo Flash: Berkeley Rep's VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2013

Berkeley Repertory Theatre kicks off its 46th season this September with Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play. The hilarious Broadway blockbuster from three-time Obie Award-winner Christopher Durang begins previews in the Roda Theatre tonight, September 20, opens September 25, and runs through October 20. Get a first look at the cast below! (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre of NJ to Stage Reading of Discovered Nabokov Play THE TRAGEDY OF MISTER MORN, 9/30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2013

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey continues its 2013 Lend Us Your Ears play reading series with the American premiere of renowned Russian novelist Vladimir Nabokov's only full-length theatrical work, The Tragedy of Mister Morn. Never published during Nabokov's lifetime, The Tragedy of Mister Morn was translated into English by Anastasia Tolstoy (great-great-great-granddaughter of Leo Tolstoy, author of War and Peace andAnna Karenina) and British scholar Thomas Karshan. The Shakespeare Theatre's reading, featuring a prestigious cast of company members and guest artists, marks the very first time the recently translated play will be seen or heard in the United States. (more...)

OWN to Release Barbara Kopple's Doc RUNNING FROM CRAZY in Theaters Prior to Broadcast, 11/1
by TV News Desk - Sep 10, 2013

The acclaimed documentary 'Running From Crazy,' the latest project from two-time Academy Award winner Barbara Kopple ('Harlan County USA,' 'American Dream'), which world premiered at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, will be released theatrically on November 1, 2013, and will follow with a debut on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network in 2014. (more...)

BWW Reviews: New Jewish Theatre's Amusing Production of THE GOOD DOCTOR
by Chris Gibson - Oct 9, 2013

THE GOOD DOCTOR, Neil Simon's take on the short stories of Anton Chekhov, is a decidedly mixed bag. At the time he was writing this work he was dealing with his first wife's illness and busying himself with changes to the screenplay of The Prisoner of Second Avenue. Although it has become a much performed play now, it wasn't a huge success when it was first staged, however several members of the cast were nominated for awards. The New Jewish Theatre's current staging contains some fine performances and sharp direction, but it remains a hit and miss production that's only fitfully funny. (more...)

Onomatopoeia Theatre Company to Present A DREAM PLAY at Gene Frankel Theatre, 11/7-17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2013

The Onomatopoeia Theatre Company, under the artistic direction of Thomas R. Gordon, presents its third and final production in its "dreams" season - August Strindberg's A DREAM PLAY at the Gene Frankel Theatre (24 Bond Street, Manhattan) with performances beginning November 7 prior to an official press opening of November 10 and running through November 17. (more...)

Jack Noseworthy Stars in TWO POINT OH NY Debut at 59E59, Now thru 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2013

59E59 Theaters welcomes The Active Theater with the NYC premiere of TWO POINT OH, written by Jeffrey Jackson and directed by Michael Unger. TWO POINT OH begins performances tonight, October 3 for a limited engagement through Sunday, October 20. Press opening is Wednesday, October 9 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Patricia Barber, Ray Charles Project Christmas Show and More Set for Yoshi's San Francisco, Now thru 12/1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2013

Yoshi's San Francisco announces updated calendar for club and restaurant through December 1. Details below! (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage with Richard Ridge - SAG Foundation Conversations Series with Cherry Jones
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Oct 27, 2013

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for an filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. The most recent conversation featured stage, screen and television star Cherry Jones, moderated by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge, and you can check it out below! (more...)

Cherry Jones Set for BROADWAY TALKS WITH JORDAN ROTH Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 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 tonight, 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...)

Macy Gray, Avant, Lynette & Bridgette Bailey and More Set for Yoshi's San Francisco, Now thru 11/25
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2013

Yoshi's San Francisco announces its updated calendar for club and restaurant through November 25. Details below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: ANTON IN SHOW BUSINESS - Fine Community Theater at Edison Valley Playhouse
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 16, 2013

'Anton in Show Business' will be performed at The Edison Valley Playhouse through October 26th. (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre and Hartford Stage Present THE UNDERPANTS, Now thru 11/10
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2013

Long Wharf Theatre, in association with Hartford Stage, presents The Underpants by Steve Martin, adapted from the play by Carl Sternheim, directed by Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein. (more...)

Broadway's Plays in Repertory- What They Mean for the 2014 Tony Awards
by BWW Features - Oct 11, 2013

With several plays in repertory opening on Broadway this year, theatre fans are already wondering what this will mean for the 2014 Tony Awards. Both NO MAN'S LAND/WAITING FOR GODOT and TWELFTH NIGHT/RICHARD III will take Broadway bows this fall, featuring such stage heavyweights as Mark Rylance, Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart and more- but will they be eligible for both of their performances? (more...)

Richard Fleeshman, Jenna Russell & More to Star in URINETOWN at St. James Theatre, Feb. 22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2013

The cast for URINETOWN The Musical includes Katie Bernstein (Little Becky Two Shoes/Mrs Millennium), Cory English (Old Man Strong/Hot Blades Harry), Richard Fleeshman (Bobby Strong), Madeleine Harland (Soupy Sue/Cladwell's Secretary), Rosanna Hyland (Hope Cladwell), Julie Jupp (Old Woman/Josephine Strong), Mark Meadows (Senator Fipp), Joel Montague (Male Swing 1), Jo Napthine (Female Swing 2), Jenna Russell (Penelope Pennywise), Matthew Seadon-Young (Robbie The Stockfish/UGC Executive 1) and Jonathan Slinger (Officer Lockstock). (more...)

LUCKY ME Staged Reading with Sachi Parker Set for National Arts Club, 11/18
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2013

Sachi Parker will perform this two-act one-woman play, written by herself and playwright Frederick Stroppel, at an invitation-only reading at the National Arts Club on Monday November 18th. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Durang's VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Reboots Chekhov at Trinity Rep
by Robert Barossi - Nov 25, 2013

These days, it is said more and more often that there are no new ideas under the sun. These accusations of a lack of originality are especially directed at Hollywood and the television studios. Every weekend sees the opening of a new sequel or reboot or re-imagining. While there are, in reality, some great original ideas coming out of Hollywood and television, there is also no shortage of originality in the world of live theater. Unfortunately, Christopher Durang's Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, playing at Trinity Rep, feels like little more than a needless attempt to update and reboot Chekov while using as many modern day and mostly unnecessary pop-culture references as possible. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THREE SISTERS Presented By Boise State Theatre Arts Department
by Teresa Rodrick - Nov 25, 2013

There was a live band of four playing Russian Folk Music to help set the mood: Anastasia Leonova on vocals/guitar, Gordon Reinhart on violin, Michael Baltzell on the balalaika, and Stitch Marker on guitar. It made for a wonderful transition into the world we were about to enter. They had a quality to them that could (almost should) be on CD. (more...)

Billy Crudup and Shuler Hensley Join Cast of NO MAN'S LAND and WAITING FOR GODOT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2013

Tony Award winners Billy Crudup and Shuler Hensley will join Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart in the limited season repertoire of Harold Pinter's No Man's Land and Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot, directed by Sean Mathias, on Broadway at the Cort Theatre, 138 West 48th Street, this fall. Performances will begin Saturday, October 26 at 8pm. The official opening is Today, November 24, 2013. This limited season will run for 14 weeks only. (more...)

Carl Lumbly, Margo Hall and More Join Marin Theatre Company's FENCES; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2013

Marin Theatre Company, in association with Lorraine Hansberry Theatre, announces the casting of its spring production of August Wilson's Fences, directed by Derrick Sanders. Fences, which won the 1987 Pulitzer Prize and 1987 and 2010 Tony Awards, will feature veteran film and television actor Carl Lumbly as Troy Maxson, Steven Anthony Jones, the artistic director of Lorraine Hansberry Theatre, as Jim Bono and award-winning actor, playwright and director Margo Hall as Rose, as well as Oregon Shakespeare Festival's Eddy Ray Jackson as Cory, Adrian Roberts as Gabriel and Tyee Tilghman as Lyons. MTC's production of Fences will run from April 10 through May 4. (more...)

Graham Nash, The Wee Trio, Tuck & Patti and More Set for Yoshi's San Francisco, Now thru Dec 15
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2013

Yoshi's San Francisco announces updated calendar for club and restaurant through December 15, plus new shows through February 2014. (more...)

Michael Praed to Star in THE WHITE CARNATION at Jermyn Street Theatre from Feb 4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2014

Following a critically acclaimed and sell-out run at the Finborough Theatre, the first production in sixty years of R. C. Sherriff's supernatural drama, The White Carnation transfers for a limited three week run to Jermyn Street Theatre, opening on Tuesday, 4 February 2014 (Press Night: Thursday, 6 February 2014 at 7.30pm). The show stars Michael Praed (Design for Living - West End, Robin of Sherwood, Dynasty) who joins the existing superlative Finborough Theatre cast, which includes acclaimed newcomer Daisy Boulton and Benjamin Whitrow (Mr. Bennet in BBC's Pride and Prejudice). (more...)

Behind the Wheel on Australia's Best Road Journeys
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2014

Anyone who's cruised the sparkling waters of Sydney Harbour or roamed the art-filled laneways of Melbourne will know that Australia boasts several of the world's must-see cities. But the most memorable Australia tours are to be had on the road, with time to explore all this beautiful country has to offer. (more...)

RICHARD III Opens Tonight at the Folger Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

The quintessential portrait of maniacal ambition and lust for power is on stage in William Shakespeare's epic history play Richard III at Folger Theatre. Robert Richmond (more...)

Bristol Riverside Theatre Presents Neil Simon's LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR, 3/18-4/13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

Laughter is coming from the stage floor when Bristol Riverside Theatre presents Neil Simon's sidesplitting comedy Laughter on the 23rd Floor on March 18-April 13. Directed by Keith Baker, the ensemble cast features K.O. Delmarcelle, David Edwards, Bruce Graham, Benjamin Lloyd, Megan McDermott, Jason Silverman, and Carl N. Wallnau. (more...)

Uptown Players to Open Season with VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE, 2/14-3/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

Uptown Players opens its 2014 season with the zany Broadway comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play. Written by Christopher Durang and directed by B. J. Cleveland, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike runs at the Kalita Humphreys Theater from February 14 to March 9, 2014. (more...)

Jemma Redgrave, Jason Durr and More Set for DONKEYS' YEARS at the Rose Theatre Kingston Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2014

Jemma Redgrave will play 'Lady Driver', Jason Durr will play 'Quine' and Jamie Glover will play 'Headingley' when Michael Frayn's classic comedy, Donkeys' Years comes to Rose Theatre Kingston in 2014. This sparkling revival, which will open tonight 6 February, will be directed by Lisa Spirling, making a return to the Rose following her acclaimed production of Michael Frayn's Here in 2012. (more...)

Jeffrey Bean, Elizabeth Bunch and More to Star in World Premiere of Theresa Rebeck's FOOL at Alley Theatre; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2014

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for the world premiere of a new comedy by Theresa Rebeck, Fool. In Rebeck's new comedy, two kings get together and place a wager on their fools - a jester competition, and the funniest one gets to keep his head. Two evil minions have a lot to say about this, but not as much as the kitchen wench. And what's the queen been up to all night? A dramatical comical farcical tragical play about power, love and laughter, set in a medieval kitchen. Adult Language, Adult Situations, Beheadings. (more...)

The Queens Players to Stage Punk Rock RICHARD III, 2/27-3/15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2014

After critically acclaimed productions of A Midsummer Night's Dream and Macbeth, the Queens Players return to the Secret Theatre with a hardcore, punk rock, in-your-face version of William Shakespeare's Richard III. (more...)

Jemma Redgrave to Star in DONKEYS' YEARS at the Rose Theatre, Kingston, from Feb 6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2014

According to the Daily Mail, Jemma Redgrave is set to play 'Lady Driver' in Michael Frayn's DONKEYS' YEARS in its run at the Rose Theatre, Kingston, beginning on February 6, 2014. (more...)

Chalk Repertory Theatre Presents STUDIO CHEKHOV at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery on 2/16
by Shari Barrett - Feb 5, 2014

CHALK REPERTORY THEATRE presents STUDIO CHEKHOV, a one-night only theatrical event on February 16, 2014, featuring excerpts from two of Anton Chekhov's greatest works in new versions by Libby Appel. (more...)

Michael Praed Stars in THE WHITE CARNATION at Jermyn Street Theatre, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2014

Following a critically acclaimed and sell-out run at the Finborough Theatre, the first production in sixty years of R. C. Sherriff's supernatural drama, The White Carnation transfers for a limited three week run to Jermyn Street Theatre, opening tonight, 4 February 2014 (Press Night: Thursday, 6 February 2014 at 7.30pm). The show stars Michael Praed (Design for Living - West End, Robin of Sherwood, Dynasty) who joins the existing superlative Finborough Theatre cast, which includes acclaimed newcomer Daisy Boulton and Benjamin Whitrow (Mr. Bennet in BBC's Pride and Prejudice). (more...)

Jon Fosse's I AM THE WIND to Sail Into 59E59 Theaters, 1/9-26
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2013

59E59 Theaters will welcome the return of The Shop with the US premiere of I AM THE WIND, written by Jon Fosse, translated by Simon Stephens, and directed by Paul Takacs. I AM THE WIND begins performances on Thursday, January 9 for a limited engagement through Sunday, January 26. Press opening is Thursday, January 16 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

San Francisco Girls Chorus Continues Its 35th Season with Benjamin Britten's NOYE'S FLUDDE, 3/29
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2013

San Francisco, CA, December 20, 2013 – The five-time Grammy Award-winning San Francisco Girls Chorus--Lisa Bielawa, Artistic Director and Valérie Sainte-Agathe, Music Director and Principal Conductor—continues its 35th anniversary season with a fully staged production of Benjamin Britten's 1957 opera Noye's Fludde, based on the biblical deluge story, in one performance only, Saturday, March 29, 2014, at 8 pm at Temple Emanu-El in San Francisco. Conducted by Ms. Sainte-Agathe, the cast will feature guest artists Carey Perloff as The Voice of God, bass-baritone Joe Chappell as Noah, mezzo-soprano Silvie Jensen as Mrs. Noah and other soloist roles performed by members of the San Francisco Girls Chorus, to be announced. The production will be staged by Ariel Craft and will feature original art, costumes and set pieces created by members of San Francisco's acclaimed Creativity Explored, supported by a grant from the Creative Work Fund. The evening features the performance and includes a cocktail party and dinner to benefit the San Francisco Girls Chorus. For information and tickets, visitwww.sfgirlschorus.org . (more...)

RICHARD III to Play Folger Theatre, 1/28-3/9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2013

The quintessential portrait of maniacal ambition and lust for power is on stage in William Shakespeare's epic history play Richard III at Folger Theatre. Robert Richmond (more...)

Coolidge Corner Theatre & Huntington's STAGE & SCREEN to Continue with SECRETARY, 1/6
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2013

Stage & Screen, a collaboration between Coolidge Corner Theatre and Huntington Theatre Company that explores the depictions of shared themes in Huntington productions and acclaimed films continues its second season of collaboration on Monday, January 6 at 7pm with Secretary starring Maggie Gyllenhaal and James Spader. The screening will be followed by a conversation moderated by Boston Globe columnist Meredith Goldstein with Venus in Fur director Daniel Goldstein and actors Andrea Syglowski and Chris Kipiniak. (more...)

Jemma Redgrave, Jason Durr and More Cast in DONKEYS' YEARS at the Rose Theatre Kingston, Feb 6
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2013

Jemma Redgrave will play 'Lady Driver', Jason Durr will play 'Quine' and Jamie Glover will play 'Headingley' whenMichael Frayn's classic comedy, Donkeys' Years comes to Rose Theatre Kingston in 2014. This sparkling revival, which will open on the 6 February, will be directed by Lisa Spirling, making a return to the Rose following her acclaimed production of Michael Frayn's Here in 2012. (more...)

Jemma Redgrave to Star in DONKEYS' YEARS at the Rose Theatre, Kingston, from Feb 6
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2013

According to the Daily Mail, Jemma Redgrave is set to play 'Lady Driver' in Michael Frayn's DONKEYS' YEARS in its run at the Rose Theatre, Kingston, beginning on February 6, 2014. (more...)

THE SPIDER Makes American Premiere at Fringe Festival, Now thru 8/16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2013

The Drama League, in conjunction with The Present Company, will present the American premiere of The Spider, the award-winning production from Bulgarian company Theatre B+, written and directed by Dimitar Dimotrov and Jordan Slaveykov, with music by Alexander Kalanov and Jordan Borisov, as part of the 17th Annual New York International Fringe Festival - Fringe NYC, the first Bulgarian theatrical event in the 25-year history of the festival. The acclaimed Bulgarian cast will include Penko Gospodinov and Anastassia Liutova. (more...)

THE SPIDER Opens Tomorrow at COW Theatre as Part of FringeNYC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2013

The Bulgarians have arrived! The Drama League (Executive Director, Gabriel Shanks), in conjunction with The Present Company, present the American premiere of The Spider, the award-winning production from Bulgarian company Theatre B+, written and directed by Dimitar Dimotrov and Jordan Slaveykov, with music by Alexander Kalanov and Jordan Borisov, as part of the 17th Annual New York International Fringe Festival - Fringe NYC, the first Bulgarian theatrical event in the 25-year history of the festival. The acclaimed Bulgarian cast will include Penko Gospodinov and Anastassia Liutova. (more...)

Paul Giamatti to Star in FX Pilot HOKE
by TV News Desk - Aug 28, 2013

FX will move ahead with the pilot HOKE, starring Paul Giamatti, according to a report by TVGuide. The drama will be written, directed and executive produced by Scott Frank and is based on Charles Willeford's fiction series. (more...)

THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL, LITTLE SOPHIE'S MISFORTUNES and More Set for Parson's Nose Theater's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2013

Parson's Nose Theater, led by Producing Artistic Director, Lance Davis, presents its 14th Season of classical adaptations beginning September 28th with The School for Scandal by Richard Brinsley Sheridan, followed by Classics that go Bump in the Night with works by Poe, Benet, and Jackson, The Middle Class Nobleman by Moliere, A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, As You Were: Stories for American GI's in WWII by Twain, Dana, Parker and Whitman, The Algonquin Round Table by Parker, Benchley, Thurber, and Friends, The Seagull by Anton Chekhov, and concludes with Little Sophie's Misfortunes: A Cautionary Tale by Comtesse de Segur. (more...)

Berkeley Rep to Open 46th Season with VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE, Begin. 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2013

Berkeley Repertory Theatre kicks off its 46th season this September with Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play. The hilarious Broadway blockbuster from three-time Obie Award-winner Christopher Durang begins previews in the Roda Theatre on September 20, opens September 25, and runs through October 20. Durang, the renowned author of rollicking comedies such as Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All for You and The Marriage of Bette & Boo, turns Chekhov on his head with this witty and incisive farce. In bucolic Bucks County, Vanya and Sonia fritter their lives away in their family's farmhouse amid regret, angst, and the alarming prophecies of an addled housecleaner. Enter their sister Masha, a self-absorbed movie star with her prized boy toy Spike, and the stage is set for an absurd weekend of hilarity and global warming. Acclaimed director Richard E.T. White returns to Berkeley Rep to stage the laugh-inducing Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, a loving homage to Chekhov's themes of heartbreak and hope. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2013 - BWW Reviews: TRACK 3, Bedlam Theatre, August 13 2013
by Adrian Bradley - Aug 13, 2013

Chekhov's THREE SISTERS is the inspiration for this accomplished multi-discipline work from LA company Theatre Movement Bazaar. TRACK 3 sees time zones and locations in permanent flux as we see the sisters trapped and forever yearning for the mythical Moscow, doomed to remain out of reach. Physical theatre, dance, and music combine superbly to create an engaging 21st century retelling of this Victorian classic. (more...)

OTC to Present DRACULA: BLOODLINES at Gene Frankel Theatre, Begin. 8/22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2013

The Onomatopoeia Theatre Company (OTC), under the artistic direction of Thomas R. Gordon, continues its 2nd season ("a season focused on dreams") with the world premiere new play DRACULA: BLOODLINES, penned by Mr. Gordon, with performances beginning August 22nd prior to an official press opening of August 25th at the Gene Frankel Theatre (24 Bond Street) in Manhattan. (more...)

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