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New Repertory Theater Presents COLLECTED STORIES 10/9-30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2011

New Repertory Theatre, in residence at the Arsenal Center for the Arts has announced Collected Stories by 2000 Pulitzer Prize playwright Donald Margulies. (more...)

Artists Rep Presents Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Carol
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2011

Literature's favorite quirky inquisitor is infused with the spirit of a crotchety Ebenezer Scrooge in an unusual holiday show crafted by Seattle veteran playwright John Longenbaugh. (more...)

Kim Cattrall & Paul Gross Headed to Broadway in PRIVATE LIVES; Begins Nov. 6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2011

Kim Cattrall and Paul Gross will star on Broadway this autumn in Noël Coward's Private Lives directed by Richard Eyre at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street). Previews will begin on Sunday November 6; opening night is Thursday November 17. The limited engagement runs through February 5 2012. (more...)

Derek McLane, Kenneth Posner, et al. Join Design Team of THE BEST MAN
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2011

Jeffrey Richards and Jerry Frankel have just announced the design team for the upcoming Broadway revival of Gore Vidal's THE BEST MAN. Tony and Drama Desk Award winning scenic designer DEREK McLANE (33 Variations, Anything Goes), Tony and Drama Desk Award winning lighting designer KENNETH POSNER (The Coast of Utopia, Part 2 - Shipwreck) and five-time Tony Award nominated costume designer ANN ROTH (The Book of Mormon) will design the play about power, ambition, political secrets, ruthlessness and the race for the presidency. (more...)

BROADWAY RECALL: Noel Coward's Back On Broadway
by Michael Dale - Nov 26, 2011

Shakespeare's okay, Stoppard provides a fine mental workout and Ayckbourn is always good for a serious laugh, but the British playwright who never fails to delight me is the witty and wonderful Noel Coward. (more...)

Robinette, O'Dwyer Lead Arena Stage's YOU, NERO
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2011

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the full company of You, Nero by American Voices New Play Institute resident playwright and Pulitzer Prize finalist Amy Freed. (more...)

Danny Scheie, Nancy Robinette to Lead Arena Stage's YOU, NERO
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2011

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has just announced the full company of You, Nero by American Voices New Play Institute resident playwright and Pulitzer Prize finalist Amy Freed. This is the second project of a resident playwright to be produced at Arena Stage as part of the three-year residencies through the Institute. Making his Arena Stage debut is director Nicholas Martin (Broadway's Present Laughter, Butley). You, Nero runs November 25, 2011-January 1, 2012 in the Fichandler Stage. (more...)

PRESENT LAUGHTER Opens at TheatreWorks New Milford 12/2
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2011

On Friday, December 2, TheatreWorks New Milford will debut legendary playwright Noël Coward's classic comedy of manners, Present Laughter. The show opens at 8:00 p.m. for a five-week run. (more...)

Janeane Garofalo Joins New Group's RUSSIAN TRANSPORT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2011

Comedian, film and TV star Janeane Garofalo has just joined the New Group's production of Russian Transport by Erika Sheffer, directed by Scott Elliott. The production's run begins on January 17, 2012 at the Acorn Theater, with tickets on sale December 5th. (more...)

Shaw Festival Ends 50th Season With Increase in Attendance
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2011

The Shaw Festival witnessed a growth in attendance during its milestone 50th season, which also included an increase in the number of people who came to The Shaw to see the plays by its namesake. (more...)

Artists Rep Presents Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Carol
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2011

Literature's favorite quirky inquisitor is infused with the spirit of a crotchety Ebenezer Scrooge in an unusual holiday show crafted by Seattle veteran playwright John Longenbaugh. (more...)

DANCING AT LUGHNASA Extends At Irish Rep Thru 1/15
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2011

Off-Broadway's Irish Repertory Theatre announces a five-week extension of its hit 20th anniversary production of Brian Friel's Tony Award-winning play DANCING AT LUGHNASA, with performances now set to run through January 15, 2012 on the Irish Repertory's Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage (132 West 22nd Street). (more...)

Shaw Fest Announces Cast for RAGTIME, HIS GIRL FRIDAY, PRESENT LAUGHTER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2011

Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell proudly announced the casting and creative teams for the three plays featured next season on The Shaw's Festival Theatre stage. In making the announcement, Ms. Maxwell noted: 'I am so inspired by the range of talent we've assembled to make up our 2012 Ensemble. This extraordinary group of artists will bring to life the vivid contemporary ideas of each and every playwright whose work we are proudly presenting.' (more...)

Photo Flash: Atlantic Theater Company's CQ/CX in Rehearsal
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2012

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) will present the world premiere production of Gabe McKinley's play CQ/CX, directed by Tony Award® nominee David Leveaux and featuring Larry Bryggman, Peter Jay Fernandez, Tim Hopper, Arliss Howard, Kobi Libii, David Pittu, Steve Rosen and Sheila Tapia. (more...)

TheatreWorks Presents PRESENT LAUGHTER, 12/2-1/7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2012

This Holiday Season, TheatreWorks New Milford will debut Noël Coward's classic comedy of manners, Present Laughter. (more...)

David Pittu and More Lead CQ/CX at Atlantic this Winter; David Leveaux Helms
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2012

Atlantic Theater Company will present the world premiere production of Gabe McKinley's play CQ/CX, directed by Tony Award® nominee David Leveaux and featuring Larry Bryggman, Peter Jay Fernandez, Tim Hopper, Arliss Howard, Kobi Libii, David Pittu, Steve Rosen and Sheila Tapia. (more...)

Irish Rep Extends DANCING AT LUGHNASA Thru 1/29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2012

Off-Broadway's Irish Repertory Theatre announces an additional two-week of its hit 20th anniversary production of Brian Friel's Tony Award-winning play DANCING AT LUGHNASA, with performances now set to run through January 29, 2012 on the Irish Repertory's Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage (132 West 22nd Street). (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...)

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...)

BWW TV: BOEING-BOEING at Hartford Stage - Performance Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 25, 2012

Hartford Stage is currently presenting Boeing-Boeing, the high-flying Tony Award-winning comedy through February 12, 2012. The show is directed by Hartford Stage resident director Maxwell Williams. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you performance highlights! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Denny Dillon, Claire Brownell in Hartford Stage's BOEING-BOEING
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2012

Hartford Stage, under the leadership of Darko Tresnjak, Artistic Director and Michael Stotts, Managing Director today announced the cast and creative team for Boeing-Boeing the high-flying Tony Award-winning comedy that will land at Hartford Stage through February 12, 2012. Check out production shots below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Hartford Stage Hosts Boeing Boeing Thru 2/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2012

Hartford Stage, under the leadership of Darko Tresnjak, Artistic Director and Michael Stotts, Managing Director today announced the cast and creative team for Boeing-Boeing the high-flying Tony Award-winning comedy that will land at Hartford Stage from January 12 through February 12, 2012. (more...)

Irish Rep Extends DANCING AT LUGHNASA Thru 1/29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2012

Off-Broadway's Irish Repertory Theatre announces an additional two-week of its hit 20th anniversary production of Brian Friel's Tony Award-winning play DANCING AT LUGHNASA, with performances now set to run through January 29, 2012 on the Irish Repertory's Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage (132 West 22nd Street). (more...)

James Purefoy to Join Cast of ABC's REVENGE
by TV News Desk - Jan 20, 2012

According to The Hollywood Reporter, actor James Purefoy has been cast in the ABC drama series REVENGE. The actor will play a romantic love interest to the show's Victoria Grayson. Purefoy will first be seen on the drama series in an episode to air on late February. (more...)

BWW REVIEWS: Miners Alley's PRESENT LAUGHTER - Whimsically Witty!
by Michael Mulhern - Jan 16, 2012

When dealing with smart comedic timing such as Coward's, one must examine what works to enhance the show and what doesn't. (more...)

DANCING AT LUGHNASA Extends At Irish Rep Thru 1/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2012

Off-Broadway's Irish Repertory Theatre announces a five-week extension of its hit 20th anniversary production of Brian Friel's Tony Award-winning play DANCING AT LUGHNASA, with performances now set to run through January 15, 2012 on the Irish Repertory's Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage (132 West 22nd Street). (more...)

Ten Chimneys Opens Preeminent Flexible Venue for Cleveland Play House
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2012

Cleveland Play House (CPH) will to produce Jeffrey Hatcher's backstage comedy Ten Chimneys as the inaugural production in the new Second Stage, one of only three fully outfitted, flexible theatres in the nation. (more...)

Hartford Stage Presents BOEING-BOEING January 12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2012

Hartford Stage, under the leadership of Darko Tresnjak, Artistic Director and Michael Stotts, Managing Director today announced the cast and creative team for Boeing-Boeing the high-flying Tony Award-winning comedy that will land at Hartford Stage from January 12 through February 5, 2012 (more...)

Atlantic Theatre Company's CQ/CX Begins Performances 1/25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2012

GABE MCKINLEY makes his Atlantic debut with the world premiere of CQ/CX. His critically acclaimed play Extinction was produced off-Broadway last season, and his other plays include The Kitchen Sink Play, Welcome Home Rock Rogers, Funny and Floodplains. He is the recipient of the 2011 Samuel French/New School for Drama Award for Excellence in Playwriting, and his play The Gravewas the winner of the Samuel French off-off-Broadway Short Play Festival. (more...)

THE OUTGOING TIDE Opens At Philadelphia Theatre Company 3/23-4/22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2012

Philadelphia Theatre Company will present the second production and East Coast premiere of Barrymore Award-winning playwright Bruce Graham's newest play The Outgoing Tide, running March 23-April 22 at PTC's home at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre (Broad and Lombard Streets). (more...)

The Public Theater Shifts THE TOTAL BENT Performances to Begin 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2012

The Public Theater announced new February dates today for THE TOTAL BENT by Stew and Heidi Rodewald and directed by Joanna Settle. The shift in dates for this Public Lab production is due to an unforeseen construction-related delay that prevented the show from getting into the theater on the scheduled start date. The Public Theater's building renovation has been underway since fall 2008 and is expected to be completed on time this summer. (more...)

Allison Janney Signs on for FRIDAY NIGHT DINNER Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2012

According to the Hollywood Reporter, stage and screen star Allison Janney has just joined the cast of NBC's upcoming 'Friday Night Dinner' series. Based on the UK comedy of the same name, the show will also star Tony Shalhoub. (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre And Hartford Stage Presents BELL BOOK AND CANDLE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2012

Long Wharf Theatre, in partnership with Hartford Stage, will present Bell, Book, and Candle, by John van Druten, directed by Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak, from March 7 through April 1 on the Mainstage. (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 Atlantic Theater Company's CQ/CX
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2012

Get a first look at the world premiere of Atlantic Theater Company's CQ/CX by Gabe McKinley, opening February 15. CQ/CX is directed by Tony Award nominee David Leveaux and features Larry Bryggman, Peter Jay Fernandez, Tim Hopper, Arliss Howard, Kobi Libii, David Pittu, Steve Rosen and Sheila Tapia. See the production photos below! (more...)

Name the Price of Your Ticket Takes Place Tonight at TheatreWorks New Milford
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2011

Tonight, Thursday, at 8:00 p.m., Present Laughter will be presented to an audience for a ticket price that you name yourself. This unique offering to the community is something TheatreWorks has been proud to bring to you thanks to generous funding by Connecticut Community Foundation (CCF). (more...)

TheatreWorks New Milford Hosts NYE Celebration 12/31
by BWW News Desk - Dec 31, 2011

TheatreWorks New Milford invites their patrons to join them in ringing in 2012. The theater will offer cuisine, drinks, and a show on Saturday, December 31st. (more...)

TheatreWorks New Milford Hosts NYE Celebration 12/31
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2011

TheatreWorks New Milford invites their patrons to join them in ringing in 2012. The theater will offer cuisine, drinks, and a show on Saturday, December 31st. (more...)

PRESENT LAUGHTER Comes To Longstreet Theater 2/17-25
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2011

Present Laughter by Noël Coward plays Longstreet Theatre from February 17-25, 2012. (more...)

Artists Rep Presents Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Carol
by BWW News Desk - Dec 24, 2011

Literature's favorite quirky inquisitor is infused with the spirit of a crotchety Ebenezer Scrooge in an unusual holiday show crafted by Seattle veteran playwright John Longenbaugh. (more...)

Irish Rep Extends DANCING AT LUGHNASA Thru 1/29
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2011

Off-Broadway's Irish Repertory Theatre announces an additional two-week of its hit 20th anniversary production of Brian Friel's Tony Award-winning play DANCING AT LUGHNASA, with performances now set to run through January 29, 2012 on the Irish Repertory's Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage (132 West 22nd Street). (more...)

Shaw Festival Announces Their 2012 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2011

Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell officially announced the playbill for the Shaw Festival's 51st season today. (more...)

NY Public Library To Host Noël Coward Exhibit 3/12-8/18
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2011

The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts and The Noël Coward Foundation have revealed further information about some the artifacts that will be displayed in the exhibition Star Quality: The World Of Noel Coward which will run from March 12 to August 18, 2012. (more...)

Ten Chimneys Opens Preeminent Flexible Venue for Cleveland Play House
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2011

Cleveland Play House (CPH) will to produce Jeffrey Hatcher's backstage comedy Ten Chimneys as the inaugural production in the new Second Stage, one of only three fully outfitted, flexible theatres in the nation. (more...)

PRESENT LAUGHTER Opens at TheatreWorks New Milford 12/2
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2011

On Friday, December 2, TheatreWorks New Milford will debut legendary playwright Noël Coward's classic comedy of manners, Present Laughter. The show opens at 8:00 p.m. for a five-week run. (more...)

TheatreWorks Presents PRESENT LAUGHTER, 12/2-1/7
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2011

This Holiday Season, TheatreWorks New Milford will debut Noël Coward's classic comedy of manners, Present Laughter. (more...)

Lindsay Duncan, Jeremy Northam & More Lead HAY FEVER At Noel Coward
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2011

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...)

Photo Flash: TheatreWorks' PRESENT LAUGHTER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2011

On Friday, December 2, TheatreWorks New Milford will debut legendary playwright Noël Coward's classic comedy of manners, Present Laughter. The show opens at 8:00 p.m. for a five-week run. (more...)

Hartford Stage Presents BOEING-BOEING January 12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2011

Hartford Stage, under the leadership of Darko Tresnjak, Artistic Director and Michael Stotts, Managing Director today announced the cast and creative team for Boeing-Boeing the high-flying Tony Award-winning comedy that will land at Hartford Stage from January 12 through February 5, 2012 (more...)

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