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New Georges to Present Three World Premieres as Part of JAM ON TOAST Festival, 5/14-31
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2014

New Georges will present World Premiere productions by Kate Benson (2014 Clubbed Thumb Biennial Commission winner), Krista Knight (Salamander Leviathan at Joe's Pub; Clementine and the Cyber Ducks at Incubator Arts Project), and Caroline V. McGraw (2013 Page 73 Playwriting Fellow) as part of The New Georges Jam On Toast, a brand-new festival featuring work by The New Georges Jam, a 'performance gym' for early-career female playwrights and directors founded in 2010 by Lucy Alibar, Jess Chayes, and Portia Krieger. (more...)

OLIVIERS 2014: Preview - Best Actress
by Carrie Dunn - Apr 9, 2014

Nominees are Judi Dench (Peter and Alice, Noel Coward Theatre), Anna Chancellor (Private Live, Gielgud Theatre), Lesley Manville (Ghosts, Almeida/Trafalgar Studios) and Hayley Atwell (The Pride, Trafalgar Studios) (more...)

Route 66 Theatre Presents Chicago Premiere of CICADA, Now thru 5/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2014

Route 66 Theatre Company is pleased to present the Chicago premiere of Cicada, by Jerre Dye, directed by Route 66 Theatre Company's Associate Artistic Director, Erica Weiss. This coming of age ghost story deeply rooted in the life of a small southern family on the verge of transformation plays today, April 9 - May 25, 2014 at Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N Lincoln Avenue in Chicago. (more...)

Ghost Whisperer James Van Praagh Comes to Ridgefield Playhouse Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2014

The awe-inspiring James Van Praagh bridges the gap between two planes of existence, that of the living and that of the dead, by providing evidential proof of life after death via detailed messages. His very natural easy-going style is more like chatting with friends than communicating messages from the grave, which he will do when he returns to The Ridgefield Playhouse tonight, April 9, at 8 p.m. (more...)

Next WORD PERFORMANCES Show Set for 4/23 at The Lost Church
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

Word Performances is an intimate reading series of poetry, prose, comedy, fiction and memoir where words are the lead, dance is featured, and music makes a cameo. (more...)

Go Comedy! to Promote BETTER LIVING THROUGH HUMAN AMUSEMENTS, 4/17-6/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

Go Comedy! wants you to live better with its latest original comedy: Better Living through Human Amusements opening April 17 and continuing through June 13. In addition, the theater continues its annual show with the Ferndale Library's Ferndale Reads program, and Michigan's largest improv tournament, BITS, returns April 30. (more...)

GHOSTS Opens 22 May at Southbank Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

More than a hundred years since it alarmed censors, appalled critics and thrilled audiences Henrik Ibsen's Ghosts remains as sensational and electric as ever. Opening Thursday 22 May 2014 at Southbank Theatre, The Sumner, internationally renowned Australian director Gale Edwards returns to MTC to direct this unflinching critique of marriage and social convention. (more...)

Seaglass Theatre to Present West Coast Premiere of WAKE at Fremont Theatre Center, 4/26-5/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

WAKE, written by New York-based Carey Crim, will have its west coast premiere presented by LA's critically acclaimed SeaGlass Theatre company Saturday, April 26 through Sunday, May 25, 2014 at the beautiful Fremont Centre Theatre in South Pasadena, CA, it was announced today by Ovation nominated actor and SeaGlass Theatre Managing Director Paul Stroili, along with SeaGlass Artistic Director Kimberly Van Luin. WAKE'S five all-star member ensemble will feature Nancy Berggren, Alison Blanchard, Michael Connors, Allie Costa, and Lauren McCormack. Matt Kirkwood has been set to direct. (more...)

Pontine to Present Dennis Robinson's TREASURE FROM THE ISLES OF SHOALS Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2014

Tuesday, April 8, at 5:30pm, Pontine Theatre presents Seacoast historian, J. Dennis Robinson's Treasure from the Isles of Shoals: How New Archaeology is Changing Old History. The presentation is open to the public free of charge, thanks to funding from the New Hampshire Humanities Council. Light refreshments will be available and reservations are not needed. Pontine's West End Studio Theatre is located at 959 Islington Street in Portsmouth. The building is not visible from the street; look for the big 959 at the head of the drive. (more...)

Pontine Theatre to Welcome Seacoast Historian for TREASURE FROM THE ISLES OF SHOALS, 4/22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2014

Tuesday, April 22, at 5:30pm, Pontine Theatre presents Seacoast historian, J. Dennis Robinson's Treasure from the Isles ofShoals: How New Archaeology is Changing Old History. The presentation is open to the public free of charge, thanks to funding from the New Hampshire Humanities Council. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Memphis - Week of 4/06/2014
by BWW - Apr 6, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/06/2014 for Memphis (more...)

Different Stages' THE LAST MEETING OF THE KNIGHTS OF THE WHITE MAGNOLIA Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

Different Stages continues its 2013 - 2014 season with Preston Jones comedy The Last Meeting of the Knights of the White Magnolia. A fraternity of Bradleyville's 'good ole boys,' which meets in the now decrepit Cattleman's Hotel, the Knights of the White Magnolia has long since lost sight of its espoused concern with patriotism and racial purity and has become an excuse for a handful of cronies to share a game of dominoes and a spot of liquid refreshment. Having dwindled steadily in membership, the lodge has unaccountably found a new recruit from a neighboring town, and his appearance gives the remaining members a chance to resurrect their ancient 'mystic' initiation rite, an event which, for all its intentional seriousness, becomes one of the wildest, funniest scenes imaginable. However, in the end the inevitable disillusionment sets in sending the would-be applicant scurrying for home and leaving the others to contemplate the wreckage and loss of still another glory that once was. (more...)

FST to Present 2014 RICHARD AND BETTY BURDICK NEW PLAY READING SERIES, 4/28-5/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

Florida Studio Theatre announces its annual Richard and Betty Burdick New Play Reading Series, which will present three new plays by contemporary American playwrights. The series will take place in the Keating Theatre on Monday, April 28 at 7:00pm, Monday, May 5 at 7:00pm, and Saturday, May 10 at 2:00pm, and is part of FST's Sarasota Festival of New Plays. Tickets for the series are 3 plays for $25, or individual play readings for $10. Additionally, FRIENDS of FST can purchase a subscription for all 3 plays for $15. They may be purchased by calling the FST Box Office at (941) 366-9000 or by visiting www.floridastudiotheatre.org. (more...)

Teatro Paraguas and Recuerdos Vivos New Mexico Present WHEN THE STARS TREMBLED IN RIO PUERCO, Now thru 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

Thanks to the community's support of a crowd-funding campaign, Teatro Paraguas and Recuerdos Vivos New Mexico are pleased to present a full stage production of the oral history play When The Stars Trembled in Rio Puerco at Teatro Paraguas in April 2014. (more...)

Turtle Beach Will Host Live Xbox One Tournaments at PAX East
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

SAN DIEGO, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Turtle Beach, the leading audio brand in the games industry, today announced that it will host two tournaments during PAX East, a major consumer video game event held in Boston from April 11 to 13. Major League Gaming (MLG), the global leader in eSports, will hold the playoffs for its Call of Duty: Ghosts league in the Turtle Beach booth. The playoffs will feature the top six teams competing for $15,000 in prizes. The booth will also feature a Killer Instinct tournament, open to all PAX East attendees. Both tournaments will be played on Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, using new XO SEVEN headsets from Turtle Beach. Turtle Beach is the gaming audio brand of Parametric Sound Corporation (PAMT). (more...)

Turtle Beach Will Host Live Xbox One Tournaments at PAX East
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

SAN DIEGO, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Turtle Beach, the leading audio brand in the games industry, today announced that it will host two tournaments during PAX East, a major consumer video game event held in Boston from April 11 to 13. Major League Gaming (MLG), the global leader in eSports, will hold the playoffs for its Call of Duty: Ghosts league in the Turtle Beach booth. The playoffs will feature the top six teams competing for $15,000 in prizes. The booth will also feature a Killer Instinct tournament, open to all PAX East attendees. Both tournaments will be played on Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, using new XO SEVEN headsets from Turtle Beach. Turtle Beach is the gaming audio brand of Parametric Sound Corporation (PAMT). (more...)

Yale Rep to Stage World Premiere of THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND, 4/18-5/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

Yale Repertory Theatre, in a co-production with Berkeley Repertory Theatre, presents the world premiere of The House that will not Stand by Marcus Gardley, directed by Patricia McGregor. The House that will not Stand will be performed at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street) April 18-May 10. Opening Night is Thursday, April 24. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Lookingglass' LILKA KADISON Is a Real Charmer at the Falcon
by Don Grigware - Apr 3, 2014

The Last Act of Lilka Kadison/by Nicola Behrman, David Kersnar, Abbie Phillips, Heidi Stillman, Andrew White/directed by Dan Bonnell/Falcon Theatre, produced in association with the Lookingglass Theatre Company*/through April 19 (more...)

It's Time to Have You Some Fun as Call of Duty: Ghosts Debuts the Predator in New Devastation DLC Pack Available Today First, Exclusively on Xbox Live
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

Additionally, in celebration of today's Call of Duty: Ghosts Devastation DLC launch, Activision, Infinity Ward and Xbox are hosting professional football players A.J. Green of the Cincinnati Bengals and LeSean McCoy of the Philadelphia Eagles in a Call of Duty Grudge Match for the ages. Each player will captain a team of hardcore Call of Duty fans and members from the development team at Infinity Ward in a no-holds-barred bout. Fans can see match highlights on the Call of Duty Facebook page at www.facebook.com/CallofDuty. (more...)

Unscripted Series THE WRITER'S ROOM Among Sundance TV's 2014 Programming
by TV News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

SundanceTV announces its 2014 Programming Guide. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Austin Playhouse's ROARING
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2014

When the Ghosts of their past are unleashed, the residents of an exclusive retirement community must come to terms with lost love, triumphs, fears, and the choices that haunt and connect us all. This moving new play by award-winning local playwright Cyndi Williams, reminds us that the most important moments of our lives are often the ones that defy explanation. (more...)

Olney Theatre Center to Present August Wilson's THE PIANO LESSON, 5/7-6/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Olney Theatre Center, a Maryland destination for professional theater performance and education, continues its critically-acclaimed 76th Anniversary season with August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama THE PIANO LESSON May 7 - June 1, 2014 in the Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab. (more...)

BWW Interviews: A Chat With Playwright Claude Solnik
by Melissa Giordano - Apr 18, 2014

Lady from Limerick is an up and coming play by playwright Claude Solnik. The story, based on actual events, is about an Irish woman who tells her husband that she's going to a conference but instead travels to New York. It is a play about beauty, passion, betrayal and the desire to be young forever. (more...)

The Joyce Theater Foundation to Present JOYCE UNLEASHED, 5/8-17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

The Joyce Theater, under the executive direction of Linda Shelton, announces Joyce Unleashed, a collection of three cutting-edge performances presented outside of its historical Chelsea home, from May 8-17. Artists include the Seattle-based zoe | juniper performing BEGINAGAIN at 3-Legged Dog Art & Technology Center in Downtown Manhattan from May 8 - 10; NYC-based Laurie Berg's The Afterlife and Minneapolis-based SuperGroup's The Tent Has Been Pulled Down will perform at Brooklyn's Invisible Dog Art Center from May 15-17. Tickets for all performances are $15 and are available at www.Joyce.org or by calling 212.242.0800. Seating is general admission. (more...)

Go Comedy! Promotes BETTER LIVING THROUGH HUMAN AMUSEMENTS, Now thru 6/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Go Comedy! wants you to live better with its latest original comedy: Better Living through Human Amusements opening tonight, April 17 and continuing through June 13. In addition, the theater continues its annual show with the Ferndale Library's Ferndale Reads program, and Michigan's largest improv tournament, BITS, returns April 30. (more...)

Scoop: THE CBS DREAM TEAM, IT'S EPIC on CBS - Saturday, April 26, 2014
by TV Scoop - Apr 17, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE CBS DREAM TEAM, IT'S EPIC, airing on CBS on Saturday, April 26, 2014! (more...)

Incubator Arts Project Will Close in July
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

The New York Times reports that experimental performance company Incubator Arts Project will not be renewing its lease at St. Mark's Church in the East Village and will officially close this July. (more...)

THE THREEPENNY OPERA, FIGARO & More Set for A Noise Within's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

A Noise Within, led by Producing Artistic Directors Geoff Elliott and Julia Rodriguez-Elliott, announces its 23rd season of classic theater in Southern California. Informed by the climate of social and economic upheaval in which we live, the season's theme-reflected in a kaleidoscopic palette of plays-is REVOLUTION. (more...)

OLIVIERS 2014: Reflections - Best Actress
by Feyi Raimi-Abraham - Apr 16, 2014

The Olivier prize for Best Actress 2014 was awarded to first-time winner Lesley Manville for her part in Henrik Ibsen's Ghosts - a production nominated for five awards itself. (more...)

BWW TV: OLIVIER AWARDS 2014 - Dame Judi Dench!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 14, 2014

Dame Judi talks to the cameras on the red carpet. She was nominated as Best Actress for her role in new play Peter and Alice, but the category was won by Lesley Manville for Ghosts. (more...)

BWW TV: OLIVIER AWARDS 2014 - Hayley Atwell
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 14, 2014

Hayley Atwell talks to the cameras at the 2014 Oliviers. She was nominated for Best Actress for her role in The Pride, but lost out to Lesley Manville in the multi-award-winning Ghosts. (more...)

BWW TV: OLIVIER AWARDS 2014 - GHOSTS' Jack Lowden
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 14, 2014

The Almeida's production of Ghosts was one of the evening's big winners. Jack Lowden won Best Supporting Actor, and was praised highly by co-star Lesley Manville, who won Best Actress. (more...)

BWW TV: OLIVIER AWARDS 2014 - Best Actress Lesley Manville
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 14, 2014

Lesley Manville wrapped up a year of critical acclaim with her Best Actress win for her role in Ghosts at the Almeida. The production also secured Best Revival and Best Supporting Actor in a Play. (more...)

Aloe Blacc & More Select Winners of Tribeca Film Festival's First-Ever Music Film Challenge
by Movies News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

The 2014 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by AT&T, today announced today the winners of the first-ever 'Tribeca Interactive & Interlude: A Music Film Challenge. (more...)

The Cincinnati Opera Presents World Premiere of MORNING STAR, 6/30-7/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Cincinnati Opera will present the world premiere of the opera Morning Star, with music by Ricky Ian Gordon and a libretto by William M. Hoffman, during the company's 2015 Summer Festival. The opera will be performed at the Corbett Theater at the School for Creative and Performing Arts, which was inaugurated as Cincinnati Opera's second-stage venue during the 2013 season. Morning Star marks the company's first world premiere in more than 50 years, and will be presented on June 30, July 2, 8, 10, 12, 17, and 19, 2015. (more...)

Almeida, MORMON and National Theatre Big Oliviers 2014 Winners!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 13, 2014

The winners of the 38th Olivier Awards with MasterCard, the most prestigious event in the UK theatrical calendar, were announced tonight (Sunday 13 April 2014) in front of a packed audience at a glamorous ceremony at London's Royal Opera House hosted by Stephen Mangan and Gemma Arterton. (more...)

Different Stages Presents THE LAST MEETING OF THE KNIGHTS OF THE WHITE MAGNOLIA, Now Through 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2014

Different Stages continues its 2013 - 2014 season with Preston Jones' comedy Last Meeting of the Knights of the White Magnolia. A fraternity of Bradleyville's 'good ole boys,' which meets in the now decrepit Cattleman's Hotel, the Knights of the White Magnolia has long since lost sight of its espoused concern with patriotism and racial purity and has become an excuse for a handful of cronies to share a game of dominoes and a spot of liquid refreshment. Having dwindled steadily in membership, the lodge has unaccountably found a new recruit from a neighboring town, and his appearance gives the remaining members a chance to resurrect their ancient 'mystic' initiation rite, an event which, for all its intentional seriousness, becomes one of the wildest, funniest scenes imaginable. However, in the end the inevitable disillusionment sets in sending the would-be applicant scurrying for home and leaving the others to contemplate the wreckage and loss of still another glory that once was. (more...)

Melbourne Audiences Set to Experience GHOSTS and ONCE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2014

As internationally renowned director Gale Edwards leads MTC's Ghosts into the second week of rehearsals, the Company is excited to learn that after more than 130 years, Ibsen's classic thriller has proved yet again to be a vital and exciting piece of theatre. (more...)

OLIVIERS 2014: The Full List Of Winners And Nominees!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 13, 2014

The Olivier Awards 2014 are presented this evening - keep an eye on this page, updating live, for the results. Established in 1976, the Laurence Olivier Awards celebrate the world-class status of London's theatre and are Britain's most prestigious stage honours. (more...)

OLIVIERS 2014: Live Blog!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 13, 2014

It's the biggest night in the West End theatre calendar - the great and the good are gathered in Covent Garden to celebrate the best stage work of the last year. Stick with us throughout the night for all the winners, as well as gossip from the Party in the Piazza, and a running commentary on the TV highlights show! (more...)

Alley Theatre Announces the 2014 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2014

Gregory Boyd, Artistic Director of the Tony Award-winning Alley Theatre, announces 6 of the 7 plays that will comprise its 2014-2015 season, entitled "Alley Theatre @ UH, " featuring Alley Resident Actors and favorites in stellar roles. (more...)

Teenage Graceland to Present ADMISSIONS, 4/24-27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Toronto director, actor, producer, playwright and arts educator Tanisha Taitt has announced the debut presentation by the new community theatre youth collective, Teenage Graceland. Its first piece audiences will be Admissions, about a tutoring session that unravels unexpectedly and leaves a friendship potentially irreparable. Written by Taitt, who will also direct, Admissions will run for five performances from April 24th to 27th, 2014, at Artscape Youngplace. (more...)

Richard Eyre's GHOSTS to Continue West End Theatre Series at Cinemas Across the UK and Ireland, June 26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

The WEST END THEATRE SERIES is delighted to announce its third title; Richard Eyre's five-star, multi award-winning revival production of Ibsen's Ghosts. The Almeida Theatre production will be screened in over 200 cinemas across the UK and Ireland for one night only, Thursday 26 June '14 (www.westendtheatreseries.com). (more...)

OLIVIERS 2014: Preview - Best Supporting Actor
by Carrie Dunn - Apr 10, 2014

Nominees are Ron Cook (Henry V), Mark Gatiss (Coriolanus), Jack Lowden (Ghosts) and Ardal O'Hanlon (The Weir). (more...)

The Pines Play in Concert at Shank Hall in Milwaukee Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

The Pines will play a special concert in celebration of their recent Red House Records release, Dark So Gold, tonight, April 10 at Shank Hall in Milwaukee, WI. (more...)

OLIVIERS 2014: Preview - Best Revival
by Carrie Dunn - Apr 10, 2014

Nominees are Ghosts (Almeida/Trafalgar Studios), Othello (National Theatre), Private Lives (Gielgud Theatre) and The Amen Corner (National Theatre). (more...)

Greenwich+Docklands International Festival 2014 Announced, 6/20-28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

From the top of Greenwich Park Hill you can look out on one of most spectacular views of the capital - a city of ingenuity, creativity and resourcefulness. With this inspiration, GDIF 2014 invites you to experience familiar streets and public spaces as they're transformed by over 50 outdoor events from leading UK and International artists - from gravity-defying aerial choreography to global stories of war and peace; encounters between the living and the dead and a house turned inside out; from a pop-up desert island to a flying ship of dreams. This summer at GDIF the magic of outdoor theatre shows the world in a different light, urging audiences to look at the world anew. (more...)

The Theatre Group at SBCC Presents GROUND, 4/23-510
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

The Theatre Group at SBCC presents a touching new play, GROUND by Lisa Dillman, as the final offering in the 2013-2014 SeasonFor its final offering in the 2013/2014 season, The Theatre Group at SBCC will present the West Coast Premiere of the new play GROUND by Lisa Dillman, directed by R. Michael Gros, in the Jurkowitz Theatre, April 23-May 10, 2014. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Duncan Sheik Talks SPRING AWAKENING, Music, and More!
by E.H. Reiter - Apr 10, 2014

Duncan Sheik talks about SPRING AWAKENING, musical influences, and the current production at the Cygnet Theatre. (more...)

INTAR Extends ADORATION OF THE OLD WOMAN with LOOKING's Raul Castillo Through 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

INTAR today announced that Adoration of the Old Woman by Jose Rivera and directed by Patricia McGregor, starring Raul Castillo (HBO's 'Looking'), Danielle Davenport, Jose Joaquin Perez, Socorro Santiago and Carmen Zilles, will continue through for another week, through April 27th to accommodate overwhelming demand. (more...)

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