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Lily Allen Releases New Album 'Sheezus'
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

Sheezus, Lily Allen's third studio album, is out today on Warner Bros. Records. (more...)

Alhambra Theatre & Dining Welcomes Barbara Eden in SOCIAL SECURITY, Now thru 6/8
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

On May 7, Barbara Eden will take her magic to the longest running professional dinner theater in the country when the Alhambra Theatre & Dining opens Social Security, a comedy that was originally directed on Broadway by Mike Nichols. Social Security is presented by WEJZ-FM (more...)

Susan Clark and Meghan Andrews Star in COLLECTED STORIES at the Rubicon, Now thru 6/21
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

Rubicon Theatre continues the company's 16th Not Your Typical Season with Collected Stories. Written by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Donald Margulies and directed by James O'Neil, Collected Stories is a two-person play featuring Susan Clark (Emmy Winner - 'Babe Zaharias,' 'Webster,' Shaw Festival and the Taper) as a brilliant, direct writing professor and Meghan Andrews (Frost/Nixon and The Grapes of Wrath on Broadway) as her eager-yet-talented student. Opening tonight, May 28th at 7:00 p.m., Collected Stories runs Wednesdays through Sundays until June 21st. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre to Present COLLECTED STORIES, 5/28-6/22
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

Rubicon Theatre continues the company's 16th Not Your Typical Season with Collected Stories. Written by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Donald Margulies and directed by James O'Neil, Collected Stories is a two-person play featuring Susan Clark (Emmy Winner - "Babe Zaharias," "Webster," Shaw Festival and the Taper) as a brilliant, direct writing professor and Meghan Andrews (Frost/Nixon and The Grapes of Wrath on Broadway) as her eager-yet-talented student. Opening May 28th at 7:00 p.m., Collected Stories runs Todays through Sundays until June 21st. (more...)

Susan Clark and Meghan Andrews to Star in COLLECTED STORIES at the Rubicon, 5/28-6/21
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

Rubicon Theatre continues the company's 16th Not Your Typical Season with Collected Stories. Written by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Donald Margulies and directed by James O'Neil, Collected Stories is a two-person play featuring Susan Clark (Emmy Winner - "Babe Zaharias," "Webster," Shaw Festival and the Taper) as a brilliant, direct writing professor and Meghan Andrews (Frost/Nixon and The Grapes of Wrath on Broadway) as her eager-yet-talented student. Opening May 28th at 7:00 p.m., Collected Stories runs Wednesdays through Sundays until June 21st. (more...)

SoLow Fest 2014 to Kick Off June 19; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

From a cheesesteak eating competition to catcalling and personal Love Letters, the 5th annual SoLow Fest is in its biggest year with more than 40 solo performances. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre to Present COLLECTED STORIES, 5/28-6/22
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

Rubicon Theatre continues the company's 16th Not Your Typical Season with Collected Stories. Written by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Donald Margulies and directed by James O'Neil, Collected Stories is a two-person play featuring Susan Clark (Emmy Winner - "Babe Zaharias," "Webster," Shaw Festival and the Taper) as a brilliant, direct writing professor and Meghan Andrews (Frost/Nixon and The Grapes of Wrath on Broadway) as her eager-yet-talented student. Opening May 28th at 7:00 p.m., Collected Stories runs Wednesdays through Sundays until June 21st. (more...)

Abingdon to Launch WIZAD OF OZ Town-Wide Celebration Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

A town-wide celebration is happening in Virginia as Abingdon goes to Oz with Barter Theatre! 'The Wizard of Oz' begins Saturday May 17 and local businesses are getting in on the fun with limited time Oz themed products, food and drink! (more...)

Anita Marin Releases Latest Book on a Love Affair
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

SAN DANIELE DEL FRIULI, Italy (more...)

KALLIE to Run 6/5-22 at Cap21
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

A young woman rebels against her own memories of the past as she journeys from madness to love in the New York premiere of Stuart D'Ver's award-winning, pitch-black comedy Kallie. Directed by Elowyn Castle and presented by The American Renaissance Theater Company, Kallie will be performed at CAP 21 Theatre, located at 18 West 18th Street, 5th Floor, June 5-22, 2014. Show times are Thursday-Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 7pm. The Sunday, June 8th performance will be at 3pm. Running time of the show is approximately 85 minutes. Tickets are $18 and can be reserved at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/693693 or by calling 800-838-3006. (more...)

LILY ALLEN Announces North American 'Sheezus' Tour; Tix on Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

Lily Allen has announced that she will hit the road in September for her first North American tour in five years (more...)

Photo Flash: Cast of JACK LEMMON RETURNS Celebrates Opening Night at The Royal George Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

Continuing in a tradition of storytelling and music, Hershey Felder presents the World Premiere of Chris Lemmon in JACK LEMMON RETURNS, a new play with music. The production opened last night, Monday, May 12 at 7 p.m. at The Royal George Theatre, 1641 North Halsted Street. The production is written and directed by Hershey Felder and based on the true story of the legendary Jack Lemmon (Mister Roberts, Some Like it Hot, Days of Wine and Roses, The Odd Couple) and his relationship with his son, actor and musician Chris Lemmon (Duet, That's Life, Lena's Holiday, etc.). (more...)

LILY ALLEN Announces North American 'Sheezus' Tour; Tix on Sale 5/15
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

Lily Allen has announced that she will hit the road in September for her first North American tour in five years (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Chris Lemmon in JACK LEMMON RETURNS at the Royal George
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

Continuing in a tradition of storytelling and music, Hershey Felder (George Gershwin Alone, Maestro Bernstein and last season's smash hit Mona Golabek in The Pianist of Willesden Lane) will present the World Premiere of Chris Lemmon in Jack Lemmon Returns, a new play with music. The production opens on Monday, May 12 at 7 p.m. at The Royal George Theatre, 1641 North Halsted Street. The production is written and directed by Hershey Felder and based on the true story of the legendary Jack Lemmon (Mister Roberts, Some Like it Hot, Days of Wine and Roses, The Odd Couple) and his relationship with his son, actor and musician Chris Lemmon (Duet, That's Life, Lena's Holiday, etc.). Scroll down for some photos from the production! (more...)

Toronto Fringe Festival Presents SPILLING FAMILY SECRETS, 7/2-13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2014

At age 11, Susan Freedman snooped in her mother's closet and found a shoebox full of Love Letters written between1927 and 1937 by her parents when they were just 19 years old. Susan thought they were hilarious - and embarrassing. Today, can the letters spill the secrets of their inspiring marriage - and shed light on Susan's own marital misadventures? Come to SPILLING FAMILY SECRETS, playing July 2-13 at the Tarragon Solo Room as part of the 2014 Toronto Fringe Festival. Tickets are available via www.fringetoronto.com or 416-966-1062 ext. 1, or at the door. (more...)

JACK LEMMON RETURNS Extends Through 7/20 at Royal George Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2014

Due to popular demand, the World Premiere of Chris Lemmon in JACK LEMMON RETURNS, will be extended from June 25 through July 20 at The Royal George Theatre, 1641 North Halsted Street. After a brief hiatus starting June 8, the production that has been called 'A very classy solo tribute!' (Chicago Tribune); 'An honest, loving 'living memoir'!' (Chicago Sun-Times); and "An affectionate and all-together absorbing tribute!" (TimeOut Chicago) will return to Chicago for this strictly limited engagement. (more...)

BWW Previews: THE 13TH OF PARIS a Romantic Opening to Theatre [502]'s Fourth Season
by Todd Zeigler - Jun 29, 2014

The local group opens its fourth season Friday with a work that juxtaposes love's timeless ideals with contemporary realities in Mat Smart's 'The 13th of Paris,' which opened last Friday in the Martin Experimental Theater at The Kentucky Center for the Arts. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse to Honor A. R. Gurney and Arthur Levitt at A PERFECT PARTY Gala, 9/22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

Playwright A. R. ("Pete") Gurney, who has had 14 of his plays staged at Westport Country Playhouse, will be celebrated at the Playhouse's annual fundraiser, "A Perfect Party: A Gala Evening Honoring A. R. Gurney," on the evening of Monday, September 22. Westport's Arthur Levitt, a valued trustee and longtime supporter of the Playhouse, will also be honored with the Playhouse Leadership Award. (more...)

Son of Semele Ensemble's First Annual Solo Creation Festival to Open 7/2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

Award-winning theatre company Son of Semele Ensemble (SoSE) will present the 1st annual Solo Creation Festival at the Son of Semele Theater from July 2-20, 2014, with bonus performances of #aspellforfainting, a solo piece by internationally acclaimed theater innovators WaxFactory. (more...)

Metronomy Announces Additional North American Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

Hot on the heels of a triumphant tour of North America in support of their acclaimed fourth album Love Letters, Metronomy have announced a series of new live shows. (more...)

2014 FURY Factory Festival to Kick Off July 6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

FoolsFURY, 'one of the brightest stars of the San Francisco experimental theater scene' (San Francisco Arts Monthly), is pleased to announce the program for the fifth FURY Factory festival of ensemble theater, July 6 - 20, 2014. (more...)

LOVE LETTERS, BECAUSE OF WINN DIXIE and More Set for Delaware Theatre Company's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

Delaware Theatre Company, under the artistic leadership of Bud Martin, announces the five-play lineup for its 36th anniversary season, including the return of Michael Learned, an East Coast premiere of a new work, a hilarious holiday comedy, a chilling retelling of a literary classic, and a heartwarming new musical in pre-Broadway development. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 6/17/14 - 'WE WERE YOUNG' Off-Broadway, Tower in MOTOWN, Cast Album Bonanza and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jun 17, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: WHEN WE WERE YOUNG AND UNAFRAID raises the curtain off-Broadway, MOTOWN gets a new 'Berry Gordy', a great selection of new cast albums hit the shelves and more! (more...)

Scoop: THE BACHLORETTE on ABC - Monday, June 23, 2014
by - Jun 17, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE BACHLORETTE, airing on ABC on Monday, June 23, 2014! (more...)

Producers Aiming to Open Broadway Revival of A.R. Gurney's LOVE LETTERS in 2015; Tony Nominee Gregory Mosher to Direct & Anjelica Huston to Star?
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

According to The New York Times, sources have confirmed that producers Nelle Nugent, Barbara Broccoli, and Fred Zollo are currently developing a Broadway revival of A.R. Gurney's two-character piece LOVE LTTERS, which is reportedly aiming to open at the Vivian Beaumont Theater in 2015. Tony nominee Gregory Mosher is attached to direct. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 6/13/14 - BUYER & CELLAR, Queen Margherita, Sandra Oh, MERMAID at TUTS & Father's Day!
by Jessica Showers - Jun 13, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: On this lovely Father's Day weekend, BUYER & CELLAR celebrates 400 performances off-Broadway, Lesli Margherita addresses her subjects at 54 Below tonight, Sandra Oh, known to most as 'Cristina Yang' from GREY'S ANATOMY, stars in DEATH AND THE MAIDEN in Chicago, and Jessica Grove leads a starry cast in THE LITTLE MERMAID in Houston! (more...)

Tom Dugan's WIESENTHAL to Begin Performances 10/24 at Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

Tony Award winner Daryl Roth (Kinky Boots, The Normal Heart) and Karyl Lynn Burns (The Best is Yet to Come) present the New York premiere of Wiesenthal, the award-winning play written by and starring Tom Dugan and directed by Jenny Sullivan. Wiesenthal launches a limited 14-week engagement, from October 24 through February 1, at the Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row, (410 W. 42nd Street). Opening night is November 5. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Independent Shakespeare Co. Revels in Downton Abbey-Inspired TWELFTH NIGHT
by Ellen Dostal - Jul 8, 2014

Over the past ten years, Independent Shakespeare Co. has staked its claim on the city of Los Angeles with its 'of the people, by the people, for the people' brand of Shakespeare. Built from the ground up by two regular people (Melissa Chalsma and David Melville) who love what they do, they have created a fiercely loyal following that can't get enough of their kind of real-people theatre. (more...)

Roger Forbes, Elizabeth Franz, Robert Foxworth and Jill Tanner to Lead QUARTET at The Old Globe, Running 7/25-8/24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2014

The Old Globe today announced the full cast and creative team for the third production of the 2014 Summer Season, Ronald Harwood's comedy Quartet, directed by Richard Seer (Other Desert Cities, God of Carnage, The Last Romance). Harwood received an Academy Award for his screenplay of The Pianist and was nominated for The Diving Bell and the Butterfly and The Dresser (also a hit on Broadway and the West End). Quartet will play in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center, July 25 - August 24, 2014. (more...)

Anjelica Huston, Mia Farrow, Carol Burnett, Alan Alda & More Will Rotate Through All-Star Broadway Revival of A.R. Gurney's LOVE LETTERS at the Nederlander
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

A.R. Gurney's enduring romance about first loves and second chances, Love Letters, will have its first Broadway revival, beginning performances Saturday, September 13, 2014, at 8pm, at the Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41 Street). (more...)

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long-Running Hits - PIPPIN!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 30, 2014

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With several weeks until the craziness begins, there is still plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's already occupied theaters . BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's Pippin below! (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE- Pippins of Past and Present, Kyle Dean Massey and John Rubinstein!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jul 27, 2014

Welcome to BWW's exclusive talk show, BACKSTAGE WITH Richard Ridge. Follow Richard as he visits the theater's best and brightest in their dressing rooms, on their stages and favorite hang outs to talk about their lives, careers and all of the things you don't know, but want to know. In the special interview below, Richard welcomes Pippin princes of past and present- current leading man Kyle Dean Massey and John Rubinstein, who originated the role in 1972 and is now back playing 'Charles'. Watch as they discuss the challenges of the role, how the show has changed since the original production, and so much more. Check out the full interview below! (more...)

Chris Noth and Fritz Weaver Join LINCOLN'S FAVORITE SHAKESPEARE Benefit Performance in MA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Acclaimed actors Chris Noth and Fritz Weaver join the cast of Lincoln's Favorite Shakespeare with John Douglas Thompson and Kathleen Chalfant. On August 14 at 4pm at the Fitzpatrick Main Stage, this noted quartet of actors are donating their performances to the event and will present scenes and soliloquies known and loved by Abraham Lincoln from the canon of Shakespeare with a reception immediately following at Chesterwood. (more...)

LAKE UNTERSEE, SKIN DEEP SEA and More Set for Workhaus Playwrights Collective's 8th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Workhaus Playwrights Collective announces its 8th season featuring world premiere productions of LAKE UNTERSEE, by Joe Waechter (September, 2014), SKIN DEEP SEA, by Stanton Wood (February, 2015), and THE REAGAN YEARS, by Dominic Orlando (April, 2015). (more...)

The Adobe Theater to Present Staged Readings of Two Plays in August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

A potpourri of staged readings, to benefit much-needed upgrades to The Adobe Theater, will offer patrons the chance to see two great plays this August as presented by outstanding actors and New Mexico celebrities. (more...)

Shakespearean Clowns
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Jul 2, 2014

Jim Dale's career as an actor grew out of his success as a music hall performer and musician. He put those music hall skills as a wit, singer, musician, and physical comedian to work in performances of William Shakespeare's many clowns and fools. (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: Hats Off! An Elaine Stritch Memorial
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 18, 2014

Today we are saluting one of Broadway's brassiest, bawdiest and best-loved leading ladies in honor of her death this week, the one and only Elaine Stritch. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Clips from Last Night's LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER
by TV News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

A satirical look at the week in news, politics and current events, LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER continued with a new edition last night (more...)

The Adobe Theater to Stage Readings of LOVE LETTERS, 8/1-23, and DRIVING MISS DAISY, 8/22 & 24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

A potpourri of staged readings, to benefit much-needed upgrades to The Adobe Theater, will offer patrons the chance to see two great plays this August as presented by outstanding actors and New Mexico celebrities. (more...)

Sue Serio and Bill Vargus to Emcee Media Theatre's VOCALIST 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

The Media Theatre's summer singing contests "The Vocalist" (starting July 9) and its Junior counterpart (begins July 13) will have a popular husband and wife team emceeing the weekly event. FOX-TV's morning anchor Sue Serio returns for her fifth summer with "The Vocalist" and Bill Vargus returns to emcee the "Junior" version of the competition. Previously titled "Delco Idol", the contest will be sponsored by Iron Workers Bank of Media and Aston. (more...)

Cape May Stage to Present AN INTIMATE EVENING WITH JILL EIKENBERRY AND MICHAEL TUCKER, 8/19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2014

Cape May Stage, South Jersey's premiere Equity theatre, will welcome back two of its favorite performers: the husband-and-wife team of Michael Tucker and Jill Eikenberry. Beloved by Cape May audiences, this year these stars of NBC's L.A. Law return with a double header at the Robert Shackleton Playhouse on Monday, August 18 with the first show at 7 p.m. and an encore performance at 9 p.m. (more...)

BWW TV: PIPPIN Cast Celebrates John Rubinstein's Caricature Unveiling at Sardi's!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 3, 2014

The company of the Tony Award winning Best Revival of a Musical PIPPIN (currently playing at the Music Box Theatre) just celebrated the caricature unveiling of current and original star John Rubinstein at Sardi's. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on hand for the special event and you can check out what Rubinstein had to say about the honor below! (more...)

LA Phil to Present BIG PICTURE: HITCHCOCK!, 8/31
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association presents The Big Picture: Hitchcock!, a thrilling tribute to the groundbreaking films of Alfred Hitchcock, at the Hollywood Bowl on Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 7:30 PM. Hosted by Academy award-winning actress Eva Marie Saint (On the Waterfront, North by Northwest), the evening will feature mesmerizing, haunting and psychologically gripping scores by Bernard Herrmann, Dimitri Tiomkin, Alfred Newman, Franz Waxman, Miklos Rozsa and more. Iconic scenes from such Hitchcock classics as Vertigo, Psycho, Dial M for Murder, Rebecca, Spellbound, North by Northwest and more will be projected in HD on the Hollywood Bowl's big screens while the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, conducted by David Newman, performs selections from the films' magnificent scores. (more...)

SCERA to Host 9th Annual DANCING UNDER THE STARS, 8/22-23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

If audiences feel a rumble coming from the SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre stage Aug. 22 and 23, it might be because one of the rising stars in Los Angeles will headline an evening of 'Dancing Under the Stars' and bring a distinctive brand of fusion that has made him an in-demand choreography across the country. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 8/13/14 - 'NEVERLAND' and 'ELBOW' Open, Rannells on TONIGHT, Lauren Bacall and More!
by Jessica Showers - Aug 13, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: FINDING NEVERLAND opens in Boston, 'REVOLUTION IN THE ELBOW' opens off-Broadway, and future HEDWIG star Andrew Rannells stops by THE TONIGHT SHOW! (more...)

The Playgroup LLC to Showcase Local Playwright with LITTLE PIGGIES, Jan 2-18, 2015
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

The Playgroup LLC continues to present the best work by local playwrights with nine exciting performances of Todd Caster's LITTLE PIGGIES. Directed by Joyce Sweeney. (more...)

Theatre Swap! HONEYMOON IN VEGAS and LOVE LETTERS Will Switch Theatres
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

The Nederlander Organization has announced that two eagerly anticipated Broadway productions coming to their theatres this fall, HONEYMOON IN VEGAS and Love Letters, will switch previously announced venues. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Utah Rep Inaugurates 2nd Stage Series with LOVE LETTERS
by Blair Howell - Aug 10, 2014

The first production in Utah Rep's 2nd Stage series is Love Letters, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. The readers' theater drama stars two highly acclaimed Utah performers: Mark and April Fossen, under the direction of Chase Ramsey. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 8/1/14 - HAIR at the Hollywood Bowl, Edinburgh Fringe and More!
by Jessica Showers - Aug 1, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: HAIR gets wild with an all-star cast at The Hollywood Bowl this weekend, and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival launches in Scotland today! (more...)

Photo Coverage: PIPPIN's John Rubinstein Unveils Caricature at Sardi's
by Walter McBride - Aug 1, 2014

The company of the Tony Award winning Best Revival of a Musical PIPPIN (currently playing at the Music Box Theatre) just celebrated the caricature unveiling of current and original star John Rubinstein. BroadwayWorld was there for the special event and you can check out photo coverage below! (more...)

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