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The State Theater Presents SHREK THE MUSICAL 2/21-23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2012

DreamWorks Theatricals and NETworks Presentations, LLC. have announced that SHREK THE MUSICAL will play at The State Theatre Center in Easton for 3 performances, Tuesday, February 21 - Thursday, February 23 at 7 PM. (more...)

BWW Toronto 2011 Awards Winners Announced - JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Breaks Records & Wins Big!
by BWW - Jan 30, 2012

After an intense internal auditing process, the results are in for the 2011 Toronto Awards. This year's awards broke traffic records with more than 12,000 votes and we couldn't be more excited to announce the 2011 BroadwayWorld Toronto Award winners! Also breaking records, the Broadway-bound production of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR has set a new BWW Awards record, winning a whopping 11 awards. (more...)

SITI Company's Bob Plays NY Fine Arts 1/19-29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2012

For its third New York season, director Anne Bogart and SITI Company celebrate the 70th birthday year of Robert Wilson with the revival of the Obie Award-winning one-man tour-de-force, Bob. Inspired by the creative life and times of the internationally acclaimed avant-garde theater director, Bob will run at New York Live Arts, January 19-29, 2012. (more...)

Artists Rep Switches RACE and NEXT TO NORMAL in Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2012

The last two shows of Artists Rep's 2011/12 season, Race by David Mamet and Next to Normal by Brian Yorkey, music by Tom Kitt, will switch start dates. This change will allow Associate Artistic Director Jon Kretzu to direct the Broadway-bound It Shoulda Been You by Brian Hargrove, music by Barbara Anselmi, at the Village Theatre near Seattle, where it has its final production before its Broadway premiere this Fall. The show was produced at the George Street Playhouse in New Jersey last Fall and was directed by David Hyde Pierce. (more...)

Photo Coverage: HAY FEVER Rehearsal Shots
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2012

Howard Davies' production of Noël Coward's Hay Fever will run at the Noël Coward Theatre from 10 February - 2 June 2012 - and here are some rehearsal shots by Catherine Ashmore. (more...)

CTG Burbank's PRIVATE LIVES Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2012

The cast has been announced for the Table for Two Productions staging of Noel Coward's classic comedy Private Lives, directed by Jules Aaron, at GTC Burbank February 16 - March 25, 2012. (more...)

Photo Flash: HAY FEVER In Rehearsal at the Noel Coward Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2012

Howard Davies' production of Noel Coward's Hay Fever will run at the Noel Coward Theatre from 10 February - 2 June 2012. (more...)

Rob Ackerman's CALL ME WALDO Previews Off-Broadway 2/14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2012

CALL ME WALDO -- a new play by Rob Ackerman (TABLETOP) -- will debut Off-Broadway in a production by The Working Theater with preview performances starting February 14 prior to its official opening night on February 22 at the June Havoc Theatre (312 W. 36 St. in Manhattan), it has been announced by Mark Plesent, Working Theater's Producing Artistic Director. (more...)

KTC's World Premiere Play Call Me Waldo Opens 1/21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2012

Start the New Year with a transcendental twist with the Kitchen Theatre Company's world premiere comedy Call Me Waldo, with previews on January 18, 19, and 20. Opening Night is January 21. It runs for three weeks, closing on February 5, 2012. (more...)

HUNGER: IN BED WITH ROY COHN Plays Odyssey Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2012

HUNGER: IN BED WITH ROY COHN is a world premiere fantasy play by Joan Beber about Roy Cohn, the attorney whose hunger for power and prominence ultimately destroyed him. (more...)

OF MICE AND MEN Opens At People's Light 2/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2012

People's Light & Theatre will present John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men, running February 15 - March 25, 2012 on the Main Stage. (more...)

Lindsay Duncan To Lead HAY FEVER In The West End
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2012

For the first time since its renaming and refurbishment, one of Noël Coward's most well known plays will be performed at the Noël Coward Theatre. (more...)

Mad Cow Theatre Presents DANCING AT LUGHNASA Thru 3/4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2012

Dancing at Lughnasa plays Thursdays - Sundays through March 4, 2012. A lively talkback with the cast and creative team will take place after each Thursday and Sunday performance. (more...)

Tony Committee Meets on 2011-12 Eligibility; Rulings on BONNIE & CLYDE, GODSPELL, LYSISTRATA & More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2012

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met today for the second time this season to decide the eligibility of 13 Broadway productions for the 2012 American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards®, presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. The Tony Awards Administration Committee will meet a total of four times throughout the 2011-2012 season to decide the eligibility for the 2012 Tony Awards. (more...)

Adam Rapp's RED LIGHT WINTER to Open at Kitchen Theatre Company, 2/22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2012

Adam Rapp's Pulitzer Prize nominated Red Light Winter lays bare the passions of three young people caught in a love triangle so dangerous and obsessive that it pushes them to the brink. Red Light Winter previews at the Kitchen Theatre Company on February 22, 23, and 24 and opens on Saturday, February 25. It runs for three weeks, closing March 11, 2012. (more...)

Lindsay Duncan, Jeremy Northam & More Lead HAY FEVER At Noel Coward
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2012

Joining Lindsay Duncan (Judith Bliss), Jeremy Northam (Richard Greatham), Kevin R McNally (David Bliss) and Olivia Colman (Myra Arundel) in Howard Davies' production of Noel Coward's Hay Fever are Sam Callis (Sandy Tyrell), Freddie Fox (Simon Bliss), Jenny Galloway (Clara), Amy Morgan (Jackie Coryton) and Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Sorel Bliss). (more...)

Ron Orbach, Tim Kazurinsky Set For CST's A Midsummer Night's Dream
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2012

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) announced today casting for its 25th Anniversary Season production of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by CST Associate Artistic Director Gary Griffin (CST's Follies, Broadway's The Color Purple) and featuring a celebrated company of artists that includes stage and screen actor Ron Orbach as Nick Bottom, former Saturday Night Live funnyman Tim Kazurinsky as Peter Quince, and veteran CST actors Tracy Michelle Arnold as Hippolyta/Titania and Timothy Edward Kane as Theseus/Oberon. Performing the role of Puck is Elizabeth Ledo. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 2/6- PRIVATE LIVES
by Stage Tube - Feb 6, 2012

Today in 1975, Private Lives opened at the 46th Street Theatre (now the Richard Rogers Theatre), where it ran for 92 performances. Private Lives is a 1930 comedy of manners in three acts by Noël Coward. It focuses on a divorced couple who discover that they are honeymooning with their new spouses in neighbouring rooms at the same hotel. Despite a perpetually stormy relationship, they realise that they still have feelings for each other. Its second act love scene was nearly censored in Britain as too risqué. Coward wrote one of his most popular songs, 'Some Day I'll Find You', for the play. (more...)

Kim Cattrall, KISS ME KATE, et al. Set for Chichester Festival Theatre in 2012
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2012

Chichester Festival Theatre celebrates its 50th birthday with an anniversary season that echoes and acknowledges the past while also looking to the future. Uncle Vanya was part of Chichester's very first season in 1962 and became a key part of its history and is revisited during Festival 2012. The Way of the World in 1984 has also become an emblematic production; the play will feature again this year. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Old Globe's SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2012

The Old Globe today announced principal casting for the Globe's 2012 Shakespeare Festival. Craig Noel Award winner Jay Whittaker returns to the Festival for his third consecutive season to appear in the title role of William Shakespeare's Richard III. He will also appear as Oliver in Shakespeare's As You Like It. Also returning to the Festival are Craig Noel Award winner Robert Foxworth and Adrian Sparks, who will take to the courtroom floor as titanic lawyers Henry Drummond and Matthew Harrison Brady, respectively, in the Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee classic Inherit the Wind. Foxworth, an Old Globe Associate Artist, will also play Lord Hastings in Richard III, and Sparks will play Lord Mayor of London in Richard III and Corin in As You Like It. Festival veteran Dana Green will star as Rosalind, and Dan Amboyer, new to the Festival stage, will play Orlando, the object of her affections, in As You Like It. Green will also play Queen Elizabeth in Richard III. Amboyer will also be featured as Bertram Cates in Inherit the Wind and the Earl of Richmond in Richard III. Festival newcomer Jacques C. Smith will play Jacques in As You Like It, the Duke of Buckingham in Richard III and Mr. Meeker in Inherit the Wind. Adrian Noble returns for his third outing as Artistic Director of the Shakespeare Festival and will helm As You Like It and Inherit the Wind. Renowned British director Lindsay Posner makes his debut at the Globe with his production of Richard III. Noble recently directed the World Premiere stage version of The King's Speech, which is currently touring England, and Posner's hit revival of Noises Off is currently playing at London's Old Vic and will transfer to the West End in March. The 2012 Shakespeare Festival, performed in repertory in the outdoor Lowell Davies Festival Theatre, runs June 3 - Sept. 30, 2012. (more...)

Lantern Theater Company Presents William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2012

Lantern Theater Company is set to present William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet under the direction of the Lantern's Artistic Director Charles McMahon as part of its record-breaking 18th season. (more...)

Jefferson Mays to Lead STAGE STRUCK Reading, 3/12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2012

Tony Award winner Jefferson Mays, currently playing on Broadway in The Best Man, will head the cast of the inventive comedy/thriller, Stage Struck, by Simon Gray, a Script in Hand playreading at Westport Country Playhouse, on Monday, March 12, 7 p.m. The cast includes Jayne Atkinson, Michel Gill and Doug Stender. Part of Winter at the Playhouse, the reading will be directed by Anne Keefe, Playhouse artistic advisor. Tickets to the one-night-only event are $15. (more...)

Photo Flash: TheatreWorks Presents the West Coast Premiere of NOW CIRCA THEN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2012

TheatreWorks of Silicon Valley presents the West Coast Premiere of the off-beat comedy NOW CIRCA THEN by Carly Mensch, story editor for TV's popular series Weeds. Told with spunk and candor, the play follows the romance between two historical re-enactors in New York City, and what happens when past and present intertwine. NOW CIRCA THEN will be helmed by New Works Director Meredith McDonough and plays March 7 - April 1, 2012 at the Lucie Stern Theatre in Palo Alto (1305 Middlefield Road). For information or to order tickets ($19-$69) call (650) 463-1960 or visit theatreworks.org Check out the production photos below! (more...)

The State Theater Presents SHREK THE MUSICAL 2/21-23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2012

DreamWorks Theatricals and NETworks Presentations, LLC. have announced that SHREK THE MUSICAL will play at The State Theatre Center in Easton for 3 performances, Tuesday, February 21 - Thursday, February 23 at 7 PM. (more...)

Rob Ackerman's CALL ME WALDO Previews Off-Broadway 2/14
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2012

CALL ME WALDO -- a new play by Rob Ackerman (TABLETOP) -- will debut Off-Broadway in a production by The Working Theater with preview performances starting February 14 prior to its official opening night on February 22 at the June Havoc Theatre (312 W. 36 St. in Manhattan), it has been announced by Mark Plesent, Working Theater's Producing Artistic Director. (more...)

Adam Rapp's RED LIGHT WINTER to Open at Kitchen Theatre Company, 2/22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2012

Adam Rapp's Pulitzer Prize nominated Red Light Winter lays bare the passions of three young people caught in a love triangle so dangerous and obsessive that it pushes them to the brink. Red Light Winter previews at the Kitchen Theatre Company on February 22, 23, and 24 and opens on Saturday, February 25. It runs for three weeks, closing March 11, 2012. (more...)

BWW TV: Sneak Peek of Chicago Shakespeare Theatre's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 21, 2012

Chicago Shakespeare Theater's (CST) 25th Anniversary Season production of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by CST Associate Artistic Director Gary Griffin (CST's Follies, Broadway's The Color Purple) is now playing through April 8, 2012, and features a celebrated company of artists that includes stage and screen actor Ron Orbach as Nick Bottom, former Saturday Night Live funnyman Tim Kazurinsky as Peter Quince, and veteran CST actors Tracy Michelle Arnold as Hippolyta/Titania and Timothy Edward Kane as Theseus/Oberon. Performing the role of Puck is Elizabeth Ledo. (more...)

The State Theater Presents SHREK THE MUSICAL 2/21-23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2012

DreamWorks Theatricals and NETworks Presentations, LLC. will present SHREK THE MUSICAL at The State Theatre Center in Easton for 3 performances, Tuesday, February 21 - Thursday, February 23 at 7 PM. (more...)

Rob Ackerman's CALL ME WALDO Opens 2/22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2012

The newest play by Rob Ackerman, CALL ME WALDO takes a comic and insightful look at the workplace, upending stereotypes about the working class when an ordinary electrician begins channeling the spirit of Ralph Waldo Emerson. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Lovely PRIVATE LIVES Graces GTC Stage in Burbank
by Don Grigware - Feb 21, 2012

Noel Coward's wit is timeless. Many do not realize the extent of his repertoire, which includes comedy, drama and musicals. His works are irresistible, especially his now classic Private Lives that works to perfection when properly cast. In the latest revival by Table For Two at GTC Burbank, Jules Aaron has assembled a superior ensemble that mesh together like clockwork. (more...)

Delaware Theatre Company Presents CROWNS, 4/11-29
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2012

Delaware Theatre Company will present Crowns, April 11 - 29, 2012. In the show, A young woman who moves down South to live with her aunt is given a lesson in 'hat-titude' in this toe-tapping musical. From feathered hats to flowered hats, pillboxes to turbans, to hats for work and hats for church, there is a hat for every occassion, and a cultural and historical significance to them as well as 'Mother Shaw' and her 'hat queens' share in their stories. This soul-stirring musical demonstrates the handing down of culture from one generation to the next and celebrates the refuge, equality and healing that occurs in this place of spirituality. (more...)

Table for Two Productions Presents PRIVATE LIVES, 2/2-3/11/12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2012

Coward's comedic genius is on full display in Private Lives, which follows the saga of perpetually dueling lovers Amanda and Elyot, two divorcees who unwittingly book adjoining rooms while honeymooning with their new spouses. They soon realize the folly of their new marriages and impulsively flee together to Paris, only to be caught days later by their jilted spouses. This stylish, savvy and still-timely comedy is loaded with pointed barbs about modern romance and the people we can't live with-or without. (more...)

Rob Ackerman's CALL ME WALDO Opens 2/22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2012

The newest play by Rob Ackerman, CALL ME WALDO takes a comic and insightful look at the workplace, upending stereotypes about the working class when an ordinary electrician begins channeling the spirit of Ralph Waldo Emerson. (more...)

Cygnet Theatre Celebrates Ten Years With its 2012/2013 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2012

Cygnet Theatre announces the 10th Anniversary Season which will, according to the theatre, 'embrace the types of shows that have earned Cygnet its reputation for exciting theatre.' Artistic Director Sean Murray and Executive Director Bill Schmidt will present the 2012/2013 line-up to be performed at Cygnet Theatre in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park. Cygnet's tenth season offers productions that hearken back to Cygnet's one-man audience-pleasers, holiday heart-warmers and thrilling musicals still being talked about today! The new season officially begins July 5th, 2012. (more...)

Jules Aaron Directs PRIVATE LIVES at GTC Burbank
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2012

Private Lives will open Saturday, February 18. The production will run through March 25. The show was originally scheduled to start previews February 2 and run through March 11. (more...)

Photo Flash: Lindsay Duncan, Jeremy Northam, et al. in HAY FEVER
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2012

Joining Lindsay Duncan (Judith Bliss), Jeremy Northam (Richard Greatham), Kevin R McNally (David Bliss) and Olivia Colman (Myra Arundel) in Howard Davies' production of Noël Coward's Hay Fever are Sam Callis (Sandy Tyrell), Freddie Fox (Simon Bliss), Jenny Galloway (Clara), Amy Morgan (Jackie Coryton) and Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Sorel Bliss). Running at the Noël Coward Theatre from 10 February - 2 June 2012, Coward's sublime comedy of bad manners has designs by Bunny Christie, lighting by Mark Henderson and sound by Mike Walker. Hay Fever press preview performances are Thursday 23 February at 7pm, Friday 24 February at 7.30pm and Saturday 25 February at 2.30pm and 7.30pm, with reviews embargoed until Monday 27 February 2012. Hay Fever is produced in the West End by Richard Willis, Matthew Byam Shaw for Playful Productions and Sonia Friedman Productions. (more...)

Northlight Theatre Presents TEN CHIMNEYS, 3/9-4/15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2012

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents Ten Chimneys by Jeffrey Hatcher, directed by Artistic Director BJ Jones. The production runsMarch 9 - April 15, 2012 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd. The press opening is on Friday, March 16, 2012. (more...)

Confirmed: THE KING'S SPEECH Will Transfer to West End on Mar 27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2012

Playful Productions and Michael Alden have announced that the of UK tour of THE KING'S SPEECH will transfer to Wyndham's Theatre on 22 March, with an opening night on 27 March. This announcement confirms rumours reported on Broadway World over the past two weeks. The production will also be opening on Broadway in Fall 2012. The world premier production of the original play by David Seidler took place on Friday 10 February at Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud Theatre and continues on tour around the UK until 17 March. (more...)

Jules Aaron Directs PRIVATE LIVES at GTC Burbank
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2012

Previews for Table for Two's Production of Noel Coward's classic comedy Private Lives at GTC Burbank will now start on Thursday, February 16, 2012. Opening night is set for Saturday, February 18. The production will run through March 25. The show was originally scheduled to start previews February 2 and run through March 11. (more...)

San Jose Rep's DOUBLE INDEMNITY Announces Casting
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2012

A veteran cast brings its acclaimed performance of the noir classic Double Indemnity to San Jose, in a world premiere co-produced by the San Jose Repertory Theatre and Seattle's A Contemporary Theatre (ACT). The ensemble of five actors from Seattle and the Bay Area brought the story to stage during a successful run of Double Indemnity in Seattle in October 2011. (more...)

TBS Orders Additional Episodes of Tyler Perry's FOR BETTER OR WORSE
by TV News Desk - Feb 15, 2012

TBS has ordered 35 additional episodes of the top-rated sitcom Tyler Perry's FOR BETTER OR WORSE, which finished its first season as basic cable's #1 sitcom of 2011. (more...)

Theatre Communications Group and The Greene Space at WNYC & WQXR Announce 'In Conversation with Anne Bogart,' 3/5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2012

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, and The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space at WNYC and WQXR, announce the third event in the series, TCG Playwrights in Conversation: Discussions and Readings - In Conversation with Anne Bogart. In celebration of TCG's 50th anniversary, four events featuring conversations with TCG authors and featured artists are being presented at The Greene Space, WNYC and WQXR's innovative broadcast studio and performance venue. (more...)

Rob Ackerman's CALL ME WALDO Previews Off-Broadway 2/14
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2012

CALL ME WALDO -- a new play by Rob Ackerman (TABLETOP) -- will debut Off-Broadway in a production by The Working Theater with preview performances starting February 14 prior to its official opening night on February 22 at the June Havoc Theatre (312 W. 36 St. in Manhattan), it has been announced by Mark Plesent, Working Theater's Producing Artistic Director. (more...)

OF MICE AND MEN Opens At People's Light 2/15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2012

People's Light & Theatre will present John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men, running February 15 - March 25, 2012 on the Main Stage. (more...)

Alan Rickman to Depart SEMINAR April 1; Jeff Goldblum to Join Cast!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2012

Two-time Tony Award nominee, Emmy Award and Golden Globe winner Alan Rickman (Private Lives, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, the Harry Potter franchise) will play his final performance on Sunday, April 1 in SEMINAR by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Peabody Award winner Theresa Rebeck (Mauritius, The Understudy, Omnium Gatherum, NBC's new hit series "Smash"), directed by Obie Award winner Sam Gold (Circle Mirror Transformation, The Aliens, Kin, The Coward). (more...)

LOVE N' COURAGE Benefit With Elaine Stritch, Tammy Grimes & More Set for 2/13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2012

The Pulitzer Prize and Obie Award-winning Theatre for the New City (TNC) will hold its 9th Annual LOVE N' COURAGE benefit gala on Monday, February 13 at the National Arts Club (15 Gramercy Park South in Manhattan), this year honoring legendary centenarian writer Bel Kaufman, author of 'Up the Down Staircase,' it has been announced by Crystal Field, co-founder and artistic director of Theater for the City. The LOVE N' COURAGE celebration will begin with cocktails at 6:30pm, Dinner at 7:00pm, and performances at 8:00pm. (more...)

Tammy Grimes, Eli Wallach Join TNC's LOVE N' COURAGE 2/13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2012

The Pulitzer Prize and Obie Award-winning Theatre for the New City (TNC) will hold its 9th Annual LOVE N' COURAGE benefit gala on Monday, February 13 at the National Arts Club (15 Gramercy Park South in Manhattan), this year honoring legendary centenarian writer Bel Kaufman, author of 'Up the Down Staircase,' it has been announced by Crystal Field, co-founder and artistic director of Theater for the City. (more...)

Jennifer Christa Palmer, Philip Nolen Lead Mad Cow's Private Lives 3/30-4/29
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2012

Mad Cow Theatre has announced the cast for Private Lives by Noel Coward. (more...)

BWW Student Center's School in the Spotlight: University of Delaware
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2012

Last year, BroadwayWorld.com, the largest theater website on the Internet, launched a comprehensive Student Database listing college and university performing arts programs across the country. This free service makes it easier for prospective students by showcasing programs searchable by schools, location, degrees and concentrations. (more...)

Tammy Grimes, Eli Wallach Join TNC's LOVE N' COURAGE 2/13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2012

The Pulitzer Prize and Obie Award-winning Theatre for the New City (TNC) will hold its 9th Annual LOVE N' COURAGE benefit gala on Monday, February 13 at the National Arts Club (15 Gramercy Park South in Manhattan), this year honoring legendary centenarian writer Bel Kaufman, author of 'Up the Down Staircase,' it has been announced by Crystal Field, co-founder and artistic director of Theater for the City. (more...)

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