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THE END OF IT Begins Tonight at the Matrix TheatreTHE END OF IT Begins Tonight at the Matrix Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2013

End LA and Scott Disharoon have announced they will present The End Of It, a new play by Paul Coates, for a limited engagement at the Matrix Theatre on Melrose with previews beginning tonight, Saturday, September 7, and opening set for Saturday, September 14 at 8pm. Directed by three-time Ovation Award-winner Nick DeGruccio, the world premiere of The End Of It will run through October 20. (more...)

Regional Theater of the Week: American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) in Cambridge, MARegional Theater of the Week: American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) in Cambridge, MA
by BWW Features - Sep 18, 2013

BroadwayWorld.com, the largest theatre site on the Internet, is excited to announce a new feature to its comprehensive regional coverage - the Featured Regional Theater of the Week! Each week, BWW will introduce its readers to a regional theater located in one of our (over 130!) coverage cities. By exploring these different venues, their history and showcasing the production seasons, BWW continues its commitment to expand our presence in communities and cities across the United States. This Week's Featured Regional Theater: American Repertory Theatre in Cambridge, MA (more...)

BREAKING BAD's Bryan Cranston Stars in A.R.T.'s ALL THE WAY, Beg. TonightBREAKING BAD's Bryan Cranston Stars in A.R.T.'s ALL THE WAY, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2013

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University welcomes three-time Emmy Award-winning actor Bryan Cranston to play the lead role of Lyndon Baines Johnson in Robert Schenkkan's new play All The Way opening the A.R.T.'s 2013-14 Season at the Loeb Drama Center. The production, directed by Bill Rauch, will begin performances tonight, September 13, 2013. (more...)

Live Nation Presents Nick Offerman at the Chicago Theatre TonightLive Nation Presents Nick Offerman at the Chicago Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2013

Live Nation welcomes Nick Offerman to The Chicago Theatre tonight, October 3, 2013 at 8pm for a 'Homecoming Show' on his American Ham Tour. (more...)

Stark Naked Theatre Presents BODY AWARENESS, 10/25-11/10Stark Naked Theatre Presents BODY AWARENESS, 10/25-11/10
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2012

Stark Naked Theatre Company opens its 2nd season with the Houston premiere of Body Awareness, a relevant and thought-provoking comedy written by two-time Obie Award-winning author Annie Baker and directed by acclaimed Houston actor/director Philip Lehl. Nominated for the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play and Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Play/Emerging Playwright), Body Awareness explores the question of who is the toughest critic of a woman's appearance: men, society, or women, themselves? (more...)

Nikki Renee Daniels Joins Jonathan Groff & More in SRT's Benefit Honoring Julie Taymor, 11/12Nikki Renee Daniels Joins Jonathan Groff & More in SRT's Benefit Honoring Julie Taymor, 11/12
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2012

Sonnet Repertory Theatre just announced that Nikki Renee Daniels (The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess) will be joining SRT's previously announced Benefit and Cabaret November 12 at 92YTribeca, honoring award-wining director, Julie Taymor. Celebrating Taymor's visionary career, this evening will feature some of Broadway's greatest talents and legends. (more...)

John Aylward and Dearbhla Molloy Join MTC's OUTSIDE MULLINGARJohn Aylward and Dearbhla Molloy Join MTC's OUTSIDE MULLINGAR
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2013

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) just announced complete casting for Manhattan Theatre Club's upcoming world premiere of OUTSIDE MULLINGAR, the new play by Tony and Pulitzer Prize winner John Patrick Shanley, directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes. (more...)

Jonathan Groff, Cheyenne Jackson and More Join SRT's Benefit Honoring Julie Taymor at 92YTribeca Tonight, 11/12Jonathan Groff, Cheyenne Jackson and More Join SRT's Benefit Honoring Julie Taymor at 92YTribeca Tonight, 11/12
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2012

Sonnet Repertory Theatre presents their Eleventh Annual Benefit and Cabaret tonight, November 12, at 92YTribeca to honor award-winning director, Julie Taymor. Celebrating Taymor's visionary career, this evening will feature some of Broadway's greatest talents and legends. (more...)

Jonathan Groff, Cheyenne Jackson and More Join SRT's Benefit Honoring Julie Taymor at 92YTribeca, 11/12Jonathan Groff, Cheyenne Jackson and More Join SRT's Benefit Honoring Julie Taymor at 92YTribeca, 11/12
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2012

Sonnet Repertory Theatre presents their Eleventh Annual Benefit and Cabaret on Monday, November 12, at 92YTribeca to honor award-winning director, Julie Taymor. Celebrating Taymor's visionary career, this evening will feature some of Broadway's greatest talents and legends. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Unicorn Theatre Announces Extension of MY NAME IS ASHER LEV Through May 19STAGE TUBE: Unicorn Theatre Announces Extension of MY NAME IS ASHER LEV Through May 19
by Stage Tube - May 3, 2013

The powerful and emotional play 'My Name is Asher Lev,' onstage at Unicorn Theatre, has been extended an extra week and will now play through May 19, rather than ending May 12 as originally scheduled. 'With such positive response from the audience, and overwhelming ticket sales, we can't help but extend the run of the show', said Cynthia Levin, Unicorn Theatre Producing Artistic Director. Every weekend of the show so far has been sold out. Click below to watch Levin announce the extension! (more...)

American Repertory Theater Announces Full 2013/14 SeasonAmerican Repertory Theater Announces Full 2013/14 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2013

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the Artistic Direction of Diane Paulus, has just announced its 2013/14 Season, which includes the previously announced Robert Schenkkan's play All the Way and the world premiere of the musical Witness Uganda. (more...)

American Repertory Theater's 2013-14 Season Will Feature THE TEMPEST With Magic by Teller, Diane Paulus-Helmed WITNESS UGANDA and MoreAmerican Repertory Theater's 2013-14 Season Will Feature THE TEMPEST With Magic by Teller, Diane Paulus-Helmed WITNESS UGANDA and More
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2013

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the Artistic Direction of Diane Paulus, is pleased to announce its 2013/14 Season, which includes the previously announced Robert Schenkkan's play All the Way and the world premiere of the musical Witness Uganda. (more...)

Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman to Star in ANNAPURNA at Odyssey Theatre, 4/20-6/9Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman to Star in ANNAPURNA at Odyssey Theatre, 4/20-6/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2013

Annapurna, by award-winning playwright Sharr White, is a funny and surprising exploration of love and loss. Emma and Ulysses haven't laid eyes on each other in twenty years. Now she's back, lugging her matching suitcases into his squalid Colorado motor home for a final reckoning that neither of them saw coming. Annapurnabrings husband-and-wife stars Megan Mullally ('Will & Grace') and Nick Offerman ('Parks and Recreation') to the Odyssey Theatre under the guidance of director Bart DeLorenzo, winner of the 2012 TCG Alan Schneider Award. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre Presents 'Hero/Traitor Repertory' with CORIOLANUS and WALLENSTEIN, Now thru 6/2Shakespeare Theatre Presents 'Hero/Traitor Repertory' with CORIOLANUS and WALLENSTEIN, Now thru 6/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2013

The Shakespeare Theatre Company, recipient of the 2012 Regional Theatre Tony Award, probes the burdens of leadership and the price of power in its Hero/Traitor Repertory of Coriolanus and Wallenstein. In the hands of The Studio Theatre's Artistic Director David Muse and STC's Artistic Director Michael Kahn, this pairing of Shakespearean and German epics challenges the concept of control among military and government institutions. Coriolanus and Wallenstein play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from tonight, March 28-June 2, 2013. (more...)

Kyle Donnelly Will Direct Arena Stages' OTHER DESERT CITIESKyle Donnelly Will Direct Arena Stages' OTHER DESERT CITIES
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2013

Hidden secrets are unearthed and family tensions fly high in Pulitzer Prize nominee Jon Robin Baitz's contemporary family drama Other Desert Cities. Helen Hayes Award winner and former Arena Stage Associate Artistic Director Kyle Donnelly returns to direct the D.C.-area premiere of the show with a cast that features Tony Award nominee and two-time Helen Hayes Award winner Helen Carey (Mary Tyrone in Arena Stage's Long Day's Journey into Night, Broadway's Hedda Gabler) as matriarch Polly Wyeth and two-time Tony Award nominee Larry Bryggman (Broadway's Harvey, CBS's As the World Turns) as patriarch Lyman Wyeth. Rounding out the cast are Emily Donahoe (Broadway's 33 Variations) as daughter Brooke Wyeth, Scott Drummond (Cherry Lane Theatre's A Perfect Future) as son Trip Wyeth and Martha Hackett (Pacific Resident Theatre's Nora) as their aunt Silda Grauman. Other Desert Cities runs April 26-May 26, 2013 in the Fichandler Stage. (more...)

A.R.T. Announces ALL THE WAY to Open 2013-14 SeasonA.R.T. Announces ALL THE WAY to Open 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2013

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University is pleased to announce award-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan's new play All The Way will open the A.R.T.'s 2013-14 Season at the Loeb Drama Center and begin performances on September 13, 2013. The production will be directed by Bill Rauch, Artistic Director of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF). (more...)

ALL THE WAY Will Open A.R.T.'s 2013-14 SeasonALL THE WAY Will Open A.R.T.'s 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2013

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University is pleased to announce award-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan's new play All The Way will open the A.R.T.'s 2013-14 Season at the Loeb Drama Center and begin performances on September 13, 2013. The production will be directed by Bill Rauch, Artistic Director of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF). (more...)

Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman to Star in ANNAPURNA at Odyssey Theatre, 4/20-6/9Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman to Star in ANNAPURNA at Odyssey Theatre, 4/20-6/9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2013

Annapurna, by award-winning playwright Sharr White, is a funny and surprising exploration of love and loss. Emma and Ulysses haven't laid eyes on each other in twenty years. Now she's back, lugging her matching suitcases into his squalid Colorado motor home for a final reckoning that neither of them saw coming. Annapurnabrings husband-and-wife stars Megan Mullally ('Will & Grace') and Nick Offerman ('Parks and Recreation') to the Odyssey Theatre under the guidance of director Bart DeLorenzo, winner of the 2012 TCG Alan Schneider Award. (more...)

A.R.T., Half Straddle and More Join The Exchange's 2013 Orchard Project, Now thru 6/29A.R.T., Half Straddle and More Join The Exchange's 2013 Orchard Project, Now thru 6/29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2013

The Exchange's Artistic Director, Ari Edelson, has announced the artists and companies who participating in the 2013 Orchard Project Summer Residencies. An unprecedented twenty-one companies, teams, and individual artists have been selected from hundreds of applicants to develop new work at The Exchange's Orchard Project. The Orchard Project (Ari Edelson, Artistic Director, Dean Strober, Executive Director) runs now through June 29, 2013 in New York's Catskill Mountain Preserve. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre to Present 'Hero/Traitor Repertory' with CORIOLANUS and WALLENSTEIN, 3/28-6/2Shakespeare Theatre to Present 'Hero/Traitor Repertory' with CORIOLANUS and WALLENSTEIN, 3/28-6/2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2013

The Shakespeare Theatre Company, recipient of the 2012 Regional Theatre Tony Award, probes the burdens of leadership and the price of power in its Hero/Traitor Repertory of Coriolanus and Wallenstein. In the hands of The Studio Theatre's Artistic Director David Muse and STC's Artistic Director Michael Kahn, this pairing of Shakespearean and German epics challenges the concept of control among military and government institutions. Coriolanus and Wallenstein play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from March 28-June 2, 2013. (more...)

Live Nation Presents Nick Offerman at the Chicago Theatre, 10/3Live Nation Presents Nick Offerman at the Chicago Theatre, 10/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2013

Live Nation welcomes Nick Offerman to The Chicago Theatre on Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 8pm for a 'Homecoming Show' on his American Ham Tour. (more...)

Elijah Alexander, Pamela J. Gray and More Star in Pasadena Playhouse's FALLEN ANGELS, 1/29-2/24Elijah Alexander, Pamela J. Gray and More Star in Pasadena Playhouse's FALLEN ANGELS, 1/29-2/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2013

The Pasadena Playhouse has announced the cast and creative team for NoŽl Coward's comedy classic FALLEN ANGELS. Directed by Art Manke, performances will begin January 29 through February 24, with an official press opening on Sunday, February 3, 2013, at 5:00 p.m. at The Pasadena Playhouse. Single tickets are now on sale. (more...)

Works by Robert Schenkkan, Samuel D. Hunter & More Set for Seattle Rep's 2013 New Play Festival, Now thru 2/3Works by Robert Schenkkan, Samuel D. Hunter & More Set for Seattle Rep's 2013 New Play Festival, Now thru 2/3
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2013

Seattle Repertory Theatre announced the line-up for its first New Play Festival in Winter 2013, including four plays-in-progress from three Seattle playwrights and a native Idahoan. From tonight, Jan. 5 to Feb. 3, Seattle Rep will present workshops and readings of new works by Robert Schenkkan (By the Waters of Babylon, The Kentucky Cycle), Samuel D. Hunter (A Bright New Boise, The Whale), and Elizabeth Heffron (New Patagonia, Mitzi's Abortion). Newcomer Justin Huertas rounds out the group with an innovative debut. Established Northwest directors Sheila Daniels (Dancing at Lughnasa, Seattle Rep; Ramayana, ACT) and Artistic Director Jerry Manning (I Am My Own Wife, Of Mice and Men) will direct. (more...)

Elijah Alexander, Pamela J. Gray and More Star in Pasadena Playhouse's FALLEN ANGELS, Now thru 2/24Elijah Alexander, Pamela J. Gray and More Star in Pasadena Playhouse's FALLEN ANGELS, Now thru 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2013

The Pasadena Playhouse has announced the cast and creative team for NoŽl Coward's comedy classic FALLEN ANGELS. Directed by Art Manke, performances will begin tonight, January 29 through February 24, with an official press opening on Sunday, February 3, 2013, at 5:00 p.m. at The Pasadena Playhouse. Single tickets are now on sale. (more...)

SEXSTING to Make West Coast Premiere with Katselas Theatre, 2/23SEXSTING to Make West Coast Premiere with Katselas Theatre, 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2013

Winning a Guthrie Theatre commission, and chosen for development by The Katselas Theatre Company's INKubator program, the West Coast Premiere of SEXSTING is the inaugural production for KTC's 2013 season. Opening at the popular Skylight Theatre Complex on February 23rd, the stellar cast includes Gregory Itzin (Tony, Drama Desk, and Emmy Award nominee), JD Cullum (Stones in His Pockets-Mark Taper Forum, Of Equal Measure-Kirk Douglas Theater), The Cripple of Inishmaan (Geffen Playhouse). (more...)

STG Announces Upcoming Events: Nick Offerman and MoreSTG Announces Upcoming Events: Nick Offerman and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2013

Seattle Theatre Group (STG) announces the following concerts going on sale this week. (more...)

SEXSTING Makes West Coast Premiere with Katselas Theatre TonightSEXSTING Makes West Coast Premiere with Katselas Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2013

Winning a Guthrie Theatre commission, and chosen for development by The Katselas Theatre Company's INKubator program, the West Coast Premiere of SEXSTING is the inaugural production for KTC's 2013 season. Opening at the popular Skylight Theatre Complex tonight, February 23rd, the stellar cast includes Gregory Itzin (Tony, Drama Desk, and Emmy Award nominee), JD Cullum (Stones in His Pockets-Mark Taper Forum, Of Equal Measure-Kirk Douglas Theater), The Cripple of Inishmaan (Geffen Playhouse). (more...)

Elijah Alexander, Pamela J. Gray and More Star in Pasadena Playhouse's FALLEN ANGELS, 1/29-2/24Elijah Alexander, Pamela J. Gray and More Star in Pasadena Playhouse's FALLEN ANGELS, 1/29-2/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2013

The Pasadena Playhouse has announced the cast and creative team for NoŽl Coward's comedy classic FALLEN ANGELS. Directed by Art Manke, performances will begin January 29 through February 24, with an official press opening today, February 3, 2013, at 5:00 p.m. at The Pasadena Playhouse. Single tickets are now on sale. (more...)

Works by Robert Schenkkan, Samuel D. Hunter & More Set for Seattle Rep's 2013 New Play Festival, 1/5-2/3Works by Robert Schenkkan, Samuel D. Hunter & More Set for Seattle Rep's 2013 New Play Festival, 1/5-2/3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2013

Seattle Repertory Theatre announced the line-up for its first New Play Festival in Winter 2013, including four plays-in-progress from three Seattle playwrights and a native Idahoan. From Jan. 5 to Feb. 3, Seattle Rep will present workshops and readings of new works by Robert Schenkkan (By the Waters of Babylon, The Kentucky Cycle), Samuel D. Hunter (A Bright New Boise, The Whale), and Elizabeth Heffron (New Patagonia, Mitzi's Abortion). Newcomer Justin Huertas rounds out the group with an innovative debut. Established Northwest directors Sheila Daniels (Dancing at Lughnasa, Seattle Rep; Ramayana, ACT) and Artistic Director Jerry Manning (I Am My Own Wife, Of Mice and Men) will direct. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Patrick Page Performs 'You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch' at BROADWAY SESSIONSSTAGE TUBE: Patrick Page Performs 'You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch' at BROADWAY SESSIONS
by Stage Tube - Feb 15, 2013

Patrick Page performed 'You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch' at Broadway Sessions on December 20th, 2012. Watch him sing below! (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre to Present 'Hero/Traitor Repertory' with CORIOLANUS and WALLENSTEIN, 3/28-6/2Shakespeare Theatre to Present 'Hero/Traitor Repertory' with CORIOLANUS and WALLENSTEIN, 3/28-6/2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2013

The Shakespeare Theatre Company, recipient of the 2012 Regional Theatre Tony Award, probes the burdens of leadership and the price of power in its Hero/Traitor Repertory of Coriolanus and Wallenstein. In the hands of The Studio Theatre's Artistic Director David Muse and STC's Artistic Director Michael Kahn, this pairing of Shakespearean and German epics challenges the concept of control among military and government institutions. Coriolanus and Wallenstein play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from March 28-June 2, 2013. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Debra Messing, Brian F. O'Byrne and Cast of MTC's OUTSIDE MULLINGAR Meet the Press!Photo Coverage: Debra Messing, Brian F. O'Byrne and Cast of MTC's OUTSIDE MULLINGAR Meet the Press!
by Walter McBride - Dec 4, 2013

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) will present Manhattan Theatre Club's upcoming world premiere of Outside Mullingar, the new play by Tony and Pulitzer Prize winner John Patrick Shanley, directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes. The cast will feature Tony Award winner Brian F. O'Byrne, Emmy Award winner Debra Messing, John Aylward ('ER,' The Kentucky Cycle), and Dearbhla Molloy (Dancing at Lughnasa, Arcadia at London's Haymarket Theatre). The whole gang met the press yesterday and below, you can check out full photo coverage below! (more...)

Patrick Page, Diane D'Aquila Receive STC's Emery Battis Acting AwardsPatrick Page, Diane D'Aquila Receive STC's Emery Battis Acting Awards
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2013

The Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) congratulates this year's recipients of the Emery Battis Acting Award, Patrick Page and Diane D'Aquila. Since 2010, STC has recognized two actors per season who have demonstrated exceptional skill and technique on the stage. Page and D'Aquila were praised for their incredible performances as the title role in Coriolanus and dual appearances as Volumnia in Coriolanus and the Countess in Wallenstein, respectively. The award was presented December 3, 2013 at the opening night dinner for STC's current mainstage production, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, hosted by the Board of Trustees. (more...)

BWW TV: In Rehearsal with Brían F. O'Byrne, Debra Messing & the Company of MTC's OUTSIDE MULLINGARBWW TV: In Rehearsal with Brían F. O'Byrne, Debra Messing & the Company of MTC's OUTSIDE MULLINGAR
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 4, 2013

The whole gang met the press earlier this week and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there to chat wit them about the new play. Check out what they had to say below! (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: Meet the Company of MTC's OUTSIDE MULLINGARFREEZE FRAME: Meet the Company of MTC's OUTSIDE MULLINGAR
by Walter McBride - Dec 3, 2013

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) will present Manhattan Theatre Club's upcoming world premiere of Outside Mullingar, the new play by Tony and Pulitzer Prize winner John Patrick Shanley, directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes. The cast will feature Tony Award winner Brian F. O'Byrne, Emmy Award winner Debra Messing, John Aylward ('ER,' The Kentucky Cycle), and Dearbhla Molloy (Dancing at Lughnasa, Arcadia at London's Haymarket Theatre). The whole gang met the press earlier today and below, you can check out a photo preview from the festivities. Check back later for full coverage. (more...)

My Austin 2013-2014 Season Wish List: The PlaysMy Austin 2013-2014 Season Wish List: The Plays
by Jeff Davis - Dec 26, 2012

As 2012 comes to a close, many Austin theater companies are putting together their 2013-2014 season. Given the incredible talent in this town and the large number of daring, courageous theater groups in the Austin area, here are my picks for 13 plays that I'd love to see produced in the 2013-2014 season. (more...)

James Eckhouse to Join Bryan Cranston in Broadway's ALL THE WAY as 'Robert McNamara'James Eckhouse to Join Bryan Cranston in Broadway's ALL THE WAY as 'Robert McNamara'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2013

Producers Jeffrey Richards, Jerry Frankel and Louise Gund have announced that James Eckhouse, most recently seen in the world premiere of Jane Anderson's 'The Escort' at The Geffen Playhouse and best known for playing Jim Walsh on the original 'Beverly Hills 90210', will play the role of Robert McNamara in the Broadway bound production of ALL THE WAY by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan (The Kentucky Cycle). (more...)

A.R.T.'s THE TEMPEST to Play the Smith Center, 4/5-13A.R.T.'s THE TEMPEST to Play the Smith Center, 4/5-13
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2013

The Smith Center for the Performing Arts presents the world premiere of THE TEMPEST, produced by the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at The Smith Center in Las Vegas April 5-13, 2014. The Smith Center's first ever co-production, THE TEMPEST is adapted and directed by Aaron Posner and Teller from the play by William Shakespeare, with magic by Teller, music by Tom Waits and movement by Matt Kent of Pilobolus. (more...)

Patrick Page to Lead A.R.T.'s THE TEMPEST; Aaron Posner to Co-Direct with Famed Magician TellerPatrick Page to Lead A.R.T.'s THE TEMPEST; Aaron Posner to Co-Direct with Famed Magician Teller
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2013

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the Artistic Direction of Diane Paulus, will present the last production of its 2013/14 Season, THE TEMPEST, adapted and directed by Aaron Posner and Teller from the play by William Shakespeare, with magic by Teller, music by Tom Waits, and movement by Matt Kent of Pilobolus Produced in association with The Smith Center for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas, Nevada, the production will begin performances in Cambridge on Saturday, May 10, 2014 at the Loeb Drama Center and run through Sunday, June 15, 2014. It will be available for press viewing from Wednesday, May 14 at 7:30pm. (more...)

FAITH HEALER and THE GOOD THIEF Set for Stark Naked Theatre's Third Season, Beg. 1/24FAITH HEALER and THE GOOD THIEF Set for Stark Naked Theatre's Third Season, Beg. 1/24
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2013

Stark Naked Theatre Company has announced its upcoming productions as well as the theatre's 2nd annual New Year's Eve Gala. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Inside OUTSIDE MULLINGAR's Broadway Photo Shoot!STAGE TUBE: Inside OUTSIDE MULLINGAR's Broadway Photo Shoot!
by Stage Tube - Dec 12, 2013

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) will present Manhattan Theatre Club's upcoming world premiere of Outside Mullingar, the new play by Tony and Pulitzer Prize winner John Patrick Shanley, directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes. The cast will feature Tony Award winner Brian F. O'Byrne, Emmy Award winner Debra Messing, John Aylward ('ER,' The Kentucky Cycle), and Dearbhla Molloy (Dancing at Lughnasa, Arcadia at London's Haymarket Theatre). In the video below, go behind the scenes of their Broadway photo shoot! (more...)

Robert Petkoff Joins Cast of ALL THE WAY as 'Senator Herbert Humphrey'Robert Petkoff Joins Cast of ALL THE WAY as 'Senator Herbert Humphrey'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2013

Producers Jeffrey Richards, Jerry Frankel and Louise Gund just announced that Robert Petkoff will play the role of Senator Hubert Humphrey in the Broadway bound production of ALL THE WAY by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan (The Kentucky Cycle). (more...)

Regional Theater of the Week: Des Moines Community Playhouse in Des Moines, IARegional Theater of the Week: Des Moines Community Playhouse in Des Moines, IA
by BWW Features - Dec 12, 2012

BroadwayWorld.com, the largest theatre site on the Internet, is excited to announce a new feature to its comprehensive regional coverage - the Featured Regional Theater of the Week! Each week, BWW will introduce its readers to a regional theater located in one of our (over 130!) coverage cities. By exploring these different venues, their history and showcasing the production seasons, BWW continues its commitment to expand our presence in communities and cities across the United States. This Week's Featured Regional Theater: The Des Moines Community Playhouse in Des Moines, IA (more...)

Roslyn Ruff Joins Cast of ALL THE WAY on BroadwayRoslyn Ruff Joins Cast of ALL THE WAY on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2013

Producers Jeffrey Richards, Jerry Frankel and Louise Gund are pleased to announce that Roslyn Ruff will play the roles of Coretta Scott King and Fannie Lou Hamer in the Broadway bound production of ALL THE WAY by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan (The Kentucky Cycle). Ruff, who was most recently seen on Broadway in Romeo and Juliet, joins previously announced three-time Emmy Award-winning actor Bryan Cranston ('Breaking Bad') as Lyndon B. Johnson, Michael McKean as J. Edgar Hoover, Brandon J. Dirden as Martin Luther King, Jr., Rob Campbell as Governor George Wallace, and 5-time Tony nominee John McMartin (Into the Woods, High Society, Sweet Charity, Show Boat, Don Juan) as Richard Russell. Coretta Scott King, wife of Martin Luther King, Jr., helped lead the African-American Civil Rights Movement. Fannie Lou Hamer was a voting rights activist and civil rights leader who was instrumental in organizing Mississippi Freedom Summer for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). All the Way will play The Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52nd Street) for a strictly limited run and begins rehearsals on Tuesday, January 14, 2014, with previews beginning Monday, February 10, 2014 and an opening night set for Thursday, March 6, 2014. The play is directed by Bill Rauch, Artistic Director of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, where All the Way began its theatrical life. --- American Expressģ Card Members can currently purchase tickets before the general public through Friday, December 13 at 11:59pm. General on-sale will begin on Saturday, December 14 at 12:01am. Tickets will be available at www.Ticketmaster.com or by calling Ticketmaster.com at (800) 745-3000. All the Way, with its cast of twenty-two actors, takes audiences behind the doors of the Oval Office and inside the first year of Lyndon B. Johnson's presidency and his fight to pass a landmark civil rights bill. All the Way was commissioned by the Oregon Shakespeare Festival's American Revolutions: the United States History Cycle and premiered at OSF in 2012. It then went on to play a sold-out and critically acclaimed run at the A.R.T. from September 13-October 12, 2013 starring Cranston. The play was awarded the 2013 inaugural Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History, established through Columbia University in honor of the late Senator Kennedy, honoring new plays or musicals exploring US history and issues of the day. All the Way is produced by Jeffrey Richards, Jerry Frankel, Louise Gund, and Stephanie P. McClelland, Double Gemini Productions, Rebecca Gold, Scott M. Delman, Barbara H. Freitag, Harvey Weinstein, Gene Korf, William Berlind, Luigi Caiola, Gutterman Chernoff, Jam Theatricals, Gabrielle Palitz, Cheryl Wiesenfeld and Will Trice. Set design is by Christopher Acebo, costume design by Deborah M. Dryden, lighting design by Jane Cox, composition and sound design by Paul James Prendergast, video projections by Shawn Sagady and the projection design consultant is Wendall K. Harrington. The Dramaturge is Tom Bryant. (more...)

John McMartin Joins Bryan Cranston & More in ALL THE WAY on BroadwayJohn McMartin Joins Bryan Cranston & More in ALL THE WAY on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2013

Producers Jeffrey Richards, Jerry Frankel and Louise Gund just announced that five-time Tony nominee John McMartin (Into the Woods, High Society, Sweet Charity, Show Boat, Don Juan) will play the role of Richard Russell in the Broadway bound production of ALL THE WAY by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan (The Kentucky Cycle). (more...)

THE END OF IT to Open at Matrix Theatre on 9/7THE END OF IT to Open at Matrix Theatre on 9/7
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2013

End LA and Scott Disharoon have announced they will present The End Of It, a new play by Paul Coates, for a limited engagement at the Matrix Theatre on Melrose with previews beginning Saturday, September 7, and opening set for Saturday, September 14 at 8pm. Directed by three-time Ovation Award-winner Nick DeGruccio, the world premiere of The End Of It will run through October 20. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE GREAT SOCIETY Offers History Lesson on LBJBWW Reviews: THE GREAT SOCIETY Offers History Lesson on LBJ
by Jonathan Mandell - Aug 12, 2013

One of two plays about LBJ aiming for Broadway, 'The Great Society' is a three-hour history lesson about the Johnson Presidency, from the shot that killed JFK, giving Johnson the office he'd always wanted, to LBJ's televised speech five years later announcing that he would not run again. It focuses on two major threads - LBJ's greatest accomplishment, the passage of civil rights legislation, and his greatest failure, his escalation of the war in Vietnam. (more...)

2013 Tony Honors Announced - William Craver, Peter Lawrence, Career Transition for Dancers and THE LOST COLONY2013 Tony Honors Announced - William Craver, Peter Lawrence, Career Transition for Dancers and THE LOST COLONY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2013

The Tony Awards Administration Committee has announced this year's recipients of 2013 Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre. This year's receipients will be longtime agents William Craver and Peter Lawrence, the non-profit Career Transition for Dancers and North Carolina's long-running drama THE LOST COLONY. (more...)

Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman Star in ANNAPURNA at Odyssey Theatre, Now thru 6/9Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman Star in ANNAPURNA at Odyssey Theatre, Now thru 6/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2013

Annapurna, by award-winning playwright Sharr White, is a funny and surprising exploration of love and loss. Emma and Ulysses haven't laid eyes on each other in twenty years. Now she's back, lugging her matching suitcases into his squalid Colorado motor home for a final reckoning that neither of them saw coming. Annapurnabrings husband-and-wife stars Megan Mullally ('Will & Grace') and Nick Offerman ('Parks and Recreation') to the Odyssey Theatre under the guidance of director Bart DeLorenzo, winner of the 2012 TCG Alan Schneider Award. (more...)

BREAKING BAD's Bryan Cranston to Star in A.R.T.'s ALL THE WAY; Full Cast Announced!BREAKING BAD's Bryan Cranston to Star in A.R.T.'s ALL THE WAY; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2013

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University has announced that three-time Emmy Award-winning actor Bryan Cranston will play the lead role of Lyndon Baines Johnson in Robert Schenkkan's new play All The Way opening the A.R.T.'s 2013-14 Season at the Loeb Drama Center. The production, directed by Bill Rauch, will begin performances on September 13, 2013. (more...)

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