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Westport Country Playhouse Hosts Two Script in Hand Readings 10/4, 11/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2010

Westport Country Playhouse's popular Script in Hand Series will feature two autumn playreadings, Alan Ayckbourn's hilarious 'Bedroom Farce' on Monday, October 4, 7 p.m., and Noël Coward's bittersweet 'A Song at Twilight' on Monday, November 15, 7 p.m. Tickets to the one-night-only events are $15. (more...)

Burke, Dillon Lead DESIGN FOR LIVING At The Old Vic, Previews Sept 3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2010

Noël Coward's witty and provocative romantic comedy, Design For Living returns to the Londonstage for the first time in over 15 years. Directed by Anthony Page and starring Tom Burke, LisaDillon and Andrew Scott, Design for Living opens for previews on 3 September with a press night on15 September 2010. (more...)

Photo Coverage: BRIEF ENCOUNTER's Cast Meets the Press!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2010

The Broadway company for Kneehigh Theatre's production of Noël Coward's Brief Encounter, adapted and directed by Emma Rice met the press this week and BroadwayWorld.com was there! (more...)

Shakespeare's Globe's The Merry Wives of Windsor To Tour US And UK This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2010

Shakespeare's Globe revives its acclaimed 2008 production of The Merry Wives of Windsor this summer for a run at the Globe, before embarking on an international tour. (more...)

Ivey and Bogue Lead SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER for Provincetown Williams Theatre Fest., 9/26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2010

Dana Ivey and Robert Bogue will be in Provincetown, MA on September 26 for a staged reading of 'Suddenly Last Summer', a play written by Tennesse Williams. Ivey will play Mrs. Venable, and Bogue will play Dr. Cukrowicz - both roles made famous in the Katharine Hepburn and Montgomery Clift film. (more...)

Bay City Players Present LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR 9/24-26, 9/30-10/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2010

Bay City Players will present the comedy; Laughter on the 23rd Floor, by Neil Simon on September 24-26 and September 30-October 3, 2010 at the Bay City Players, 1214 Columbus Avenue, in Bay City. Performance times are 8:00 p.m. (more...)

CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION Plays At The Huntington 10/15-11/14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2010

The Huntington Theatre Company continues its 29th season with Circle Mirror Transformation, an acclaimed new comedy by Annie Baker. (more...)

YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Off for Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2010

The New York Times is reporting that the revival of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU will no longer open this fall as scheduled, nor will it play its planned pre-Broadway run at Huntington stage. Due to what lead producer Elizabeth McCann says was the busying schedule of director Anna D. Shapiro, and the passing of Martin Sheen on the lead role the production has now been delayed pending the finding of a star and theatre. No new dates have been announced. (more...)

Huntington Theatre Company Opens 2010-2011 Season with BUS STOP, 9/17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2010

The Huntington Theatre Company opens its 2010-2011 Season with Bus Stop, William Inge's American classic. Former Huntington artistic director Nicholas Martin returns to direct on The Huntington's main stage - the Boston University Theatre, 264 Huntington Avenue, Boston. (more...)

A Noise Within Presents Noel Coward's Blithe Spirit, Runs 10/9-12/17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2010

A Noise Within (ANW), the acclaimed classical repertory theatre company, presents Noel Coward's timeless comedic gem Blithe Spirit, directed by Damaso Rodriguez, which opens Saturday, October 9 and closes Friday, December 17, 2010 (previews begin Saturday, October 2). (more...)

Boston Theatre Team Up to present CIRCLE MIRROR et al This Fall
by Erica Anker - Sep 15, 2010

As previously announced, three Boston theatre companies will engage in a landmark local collaboration this fall to produce breakout writer Annie Baker's first three plays - Circle Mirror Transformation, produced by the Huntington Theatre Company (October 15 - November 14), Body Awareness, produced by SpeakEasy Stage Company (October 22 - November 20), and The Aliens, produced by Company One (October 22 - November 20). All set in the fictional town of Shirley, VT, the plays will run together in the first-ever festival dedicated to the work of this wryly observant young writer, which will be curated by the Huntington Theatre Company. (more...)

Salon Series Kicks Off 3rd Season With Crown Prince of Cabaret 9/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2010

STEVE ROSS rose to fame as a cabaret entertainer during his lengthy sojourns at New York's fabled Algonquin Hotel and Ted Hook's Backstage in the late 1970's. (more...)

A Noise Within Presents Noel Coward's Blithe Spirit, Runs 10/9-12/17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2010

A Noise Within (ANW), the acclaimed classical repertory theatre company, presents Noel Coward's timeless comedic gem Blithe Spirit, directed by Damaso Rodriguez, which opens Saturday, October 9 and closes Friday, December 17, 2010 (previews begin Saturday, October 2). (more...)

Bryggman, McGrath And More Lead ATC's THE COLLECTION & A KIND OF ALASKA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2010

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) is proud to announce that Atlantic Theater Company members Larry Bryggman and Matt McGrath and guest artists Lisa Emery, Rebecca Henderson and Darren Pettie will star in its first main stage production of the 2010-2011 season, THE COLLECTION & A KIND OF ALASKA: TWO PLAYS BY HAROLD PINTER, directed by Atlantic founding member Karen Kohlhaas. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Announces Cast For Script in Hand Reading 11/15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2010

Kieran Campion, Mia Dillon and Edward Herrmann will read Noel Coward's bittersweet "A Song at Twilight," part of Westport Country Playhouse's popular Script in Hand Series, on Monday, November 15, 7 p.m. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Hosts Two Script in Hand Readings 10/4, 11/15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2010

Westport Country Playhouse's popular Script in Hand Series will feature two autumn playreadings, Alan Ayckbourn's hilarious 'Bedroom Farce' on Monday, October 4, 7 p.m., and Noël Coward's bittersweet 'A Song at Twilight' on Monday, November 15, 7 p.m. Tickets to the one-night-only events are $15. (more...)

BWW Special Feature: 99 and Under the Radar; A 'Neo Futurist' Twist on Horror...
by Michael Roderick - Oct 27, 2010

Welcome to 99 AND UNDER THE RADAR: A LOOK AT INDIE THEATER'S MOVERS AND SHAKERS, BroadwayWorld's new weekly series that showcases standout productions and production companies from the independent theater scene in New York City. Each week, independent producer Michael Roderick will be discussing the latest goings on in the theatrical wings, highlighting those with potentially bright futures. This Week's Topic: Getting to the 'Source' of the Indie Theatre Community. (more...)

VENGEANCE IS THE LORD's Begins At Huntington Theatre Co 11/12-12/12
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2010

The Huntington Theatre Company continues its 29th season with the world premiere of Bob Glaudini's Vengeance is the Lord's, directed by Peter DuBois. (more...)

Pumpkin Theatre Hosts A Seasonal Wine Event 11/11
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2010

Pumpkin Theatre will be holding a wine tasting fund raising event on November 11, 2010 at the Corradetti Glass Blowing Studios, 210 Clipper Park Road, (Clipper Mill) Suite 119, 21211 from 6:30 - 9:00pm. (more...)

Ivey, Whitehead & More Complete Roudabout's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2010

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) is pleased to announce the full company of the new Broadway production of Oscar Wilde's comedy The Importance of Being Earnest, directed by and starring Brian Bedford as 'Lady Bracknell,' at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd St.). (more...)

Bedford, Ivey et al. Lead Roundabout's IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2010

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) is pleased to announce the full company of the new Broadway production of Oscar Wilde's comedy The Importance of Being Earnest, directed by and starring Brian Bedford as 'Lady Bracknell,' at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd St.). The cast will also feature Dana Ivey as 'Miss Prism,' Paxton Whitehead as 'Reverend Chausible,' Santino Fontana as 'Algernon Moncrieff,' David Furr as 'Jack Worthing,' Tim MacDonald as 'Merriman,' Paul O'Brien as 'Lane,' Charlotte Parry as 'Cecily Cardew,' and Sara Topham as 'Gwendolyn.' (more...)

2011 Schedule Announced For the Almeida Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2010

The Almeida is a 325 seat theatre in the heart of Islington, North London. (more...)

CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION Plays At The Huntington 10/15-11/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2010

The Huntington Theatre Company continues its 29th season with Circle Mirror Transformation, an acclaimed new comedy by Annie Baker. (more...)

Boyer, Conroy Set For LCT3's THE COWARD, Previews 11/8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2010

LCT3, Lincoln Center Theater's programming initiative devoted to producing the work of new artists and developing new audiences, has announced that Steven Boyer, Jarlath Conroy, John Patrick Dougherty, Stephen Ellis, Richard Poe, Kristen Schaal, Jeremy Strong, and Christopher Evan Welch will be featured in its world premiere production of THE COWARD, a new play by Nick Jones, directed by Sam Gold, the first of LCT3's three productions during the 2010-2011 season. (more...)

Boyer, Conroy Set For LCT3's THE COWARD, Previews 11/8
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2010

LCT3, Lincoln Center Theater's programming initiative devoted to producing the work of new artists and developing new audiences, has announced that Steven Boyer, Jarlath Conroy, John Patrick Dougherty, Stephen Ellis, Richard Poe, Kristen Schaal, Jeremy Strong, and Christopher Evan Welch will be featured in its world premiere production of THE COWARD, a new play by Nick Jones, directed by Sam Gold, the first of LCT3's three productions during the 2010-2011 season. (more...)

Huntington Theater Co Presents RUINED
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2010

The Huntington Theatre Company continues its 29th season with Ruined by Lynn Nottage (Intimate Apparel, Crumbs from the Table of Joy), directed by South Africa native Liesl Tommy. The ensemble cast features Tonye Patano (Showtime's "Weeds") as Mama Nadi. (more...)

Bryggman, McGrath And More Lead ATC's THE COLLECTION & A KIND OF ALASKA
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2010

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) is proud to announce that Atlantic Theater Company members Larry Bryggman and Matt McGrath and guest artists Lisa Emery, Rebecca Henderson and Darren Pettie will star in its first main stage production of the 2010-2011 season, THE COLLECTION & A KIND OF ALASKA: TWO PLAYS BY HAROLD PINTER, directed by Atlantic founding member Karen Kohlhaas. (more...)

Boyer, Conroy Set For LCT3's THE COWARD, Opens 11/22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2010

LCT3, Lincoln Center Theater's programming initiative devoted to producing the work of new artists and developing new audiences, has announced that Steven Boyer, Jarlath Conroy, John Patrick Dougherty, Stephen Ellis, Richard Poe, Kristen Schaal, Jeremy Strong, and Christopher Evan Welch will be featured in its world premiere production of THE COWARD, a new play by Nick Jones, directed by Sam Gold, the first of LCT3's three productions during the 2010-2011 season. (more...)

Bryggman, McGrath And More Lead ATC's THE COLLECTION & A KIND OF ALASKA
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2010

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) is proud to announce that Atlantic Theater Company members Larry Bryggman and Matt McGrath and guest artists Lisa Emery, Rebecca Henderson and Darren Pettie will star in its first main stage production of the 2010-2011 season, THE COLLECTION & A KIND OF ALASKA: TWO PLAYS BY HAROLD PINTER, directed by Atlantic founding member Karen Kohlhaas. (more...)

The New Group Presents Blood from a Stone, Previews 12/13
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2010

The New Group proudly presents the world premiere of a new play Blood From A Stone as the first production of its 2010-11 season. (more...)

Photo Flash: Huntington Theatre Presents VENGEANCE IS THE LORD'S
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2010

The Huntington Theatre Company continues its 29th season with the world premiere of Bob Glaudini's Vengeance is the Lord's, directed by Peter DuBois. (more...)

Boston Theatre Team Up to present CIRCLE MIRROR et al This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2010

As previously announced, three Boston theatre companies will engage in a landmark local collaboration this fall to produce breakout writer Annie Baker's first three plays - Circle Mirror Transformation, produced by the Huntington Theatre Company (October 15 - November 14), Body Awareness, produced by SpeakEasy Stage Company (October 22 - November 20), and The Aliens, produced by Company One (October 22 - November 20). All set in the fictional town of Shirley, VT, the plays will run together in the first-ever festival dedicated to the work of this wryly observant young writer, which will be curated by the Huntington Theatre Company. (more...)

CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION Plays At The Huntington 10/15-11/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2010

The Huntington Theatre Company continues its 29th season with Circle Mirror Transformation, an acclaimed new comedy by Annie Baker. (more...)

VENGEANCE IS THE LORD's Begins At Huntington Theatre Co 11/12-12/12
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2010

The Huntington Theatre Company continues its 29th season with the world premiere of Bob Glaudini's Vengeance is the Lord's, directed by Peter DuBois. (more...)

2010 Huntington Playwriting Fellows Announced
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2010

Huntington Theatre Company announces the 2010 class of Huntington Playwriting Fellows: Rosanna Yamagiwa Alfaro, Miranda Craigwell, Lawrence Goodman, and Masha Obolensky. (more...)

Pumpkin Theatre Hosts A Seasonal Wine Event 11/11
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2010

Pumpkin Theatre will be holding a wine tasting fund raising event on November 11, 2010 at the Corradetti Glass Blowing Studios, 210 Clipper Park Road, (Clipper Mill) Suite 119, 21211 from 6:30 - 9:00pm. (more...)

Brad Oscar and Christine Pedi Set For Free Reading Of AESOP AND COMPANY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2010

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff/Producing Artistic Director), in association with Randall L. Wreghitt, will present free performances of Aesop and Company, a new musical with book and lyrics by Jay Jeffries, book and music by John McMahon, directed by Jay Binder. (more...)

Broadway Ad Man Donald H. Josephson Dies at 82
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2010

Donald H. Josephson, a prominent theatrical advertising executive during the Golden Age of Broadway's "Mad Men," died December 8, 2010 at New York Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan. He was 82. (more...)

A Noise Within Closes Noel Coward's Blithe Spirit, 12/17
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2010

A Noise Within (ANW), the acclaimed classical repertory theatre company, presents Noel Coward's timeless comedic gem Blithe Spirit, directed by Damaso Rodriguez, which opens Saturday, October 9 and closes Friday, December 17, 2010 (previews begin Saturday, October 2). (more...)

Preview Begin Today for Roundabout's IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2010

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director)begins previews for the new Broadway production of Oscar Wilde's comedy The Importance of Being Earnest, directed by and starring Brian Bedford as 'Lady Bracknell,' at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd St.) on Friday, December 17th, 2010 and open officially on Thursday, January 13th, 2011. This is a limited engagement through Sunday, March 6th, 2011. (more...)

Brad Oscar and Christine Pedi Set For Free Reading Of AESOP AND COMPANY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2010

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff/Producing Artistic Director), in association with Randall L. Wreghitt, will present free performances of Aesop and Company, a new musical with book and lyrics by Jay Jeffries, book and music by John McMahon, directed by Jay Binder. (more...)

Lane & Broderick Reunite to Honor Stroman at Vineyard Theatre, 2/28
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2010

The Tony Award-winning stars Matthew Broderick and Nathan Lane will serve as Masters of Ceremonies when the Vineyard Theatre honors the five-time Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman at the company's annual gala to benefit the non-profit theatre company on Monday, February 28 at 6:00pm at the Hudson Theatre (145 W. 44 St.) in Manhattan, it has been announced by Douglas Aibel, Artistic Director of the Vineyard Theatre. (more...)

Court Theatre Presents THREE TALL WOMEN 1/13-2/13/2011
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2010

Court Theatre continues its 56th season with Edward Albee's Three Tall Women, directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell. The production will run January 13 - February 13, 2011 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. (more...)

Amas Musical Theatre Holds Free Reading of AESOP & COMPANY, 12/18
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2010

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff/Producing Artistic Director), in association with Randall L. Wreghitt, will present free performances of 'Aesop and Company', a new musical with book and lyrics by Jay Jeffries, book and music by John McMahon, directed by Jay Binder. The performances will take place on Thursday, December 16th at 3:00pm, Friday, December 17th at 11:00am and 3:00pm, and Saturday, December 18th at 10:30am at New 42nd Street Studios, 229 West 42nd Street. (more...)

The New Group Presents Blood from a Stone, Previews 12/13
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2010

The New Group proudly presents the world premiere of a new play Blood From A Stone as the first production of its 2010-11 season. (more...)

VENGEANCE IS THE LORD's Closes At Huntington Theatre Co 12/12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2010

The Huntington Theatre Company continues its 29th season with the world premiere of Bob Glaudini's Vengeance is the Lord's, directed by Peter DuBois. (more...)

Kennedy, Chioran, Young et al. Set For EVITA At Stratford Shakespeare Festival, 5/28-8/30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2010

Beginning previews tonight, May 28 at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival will be a new production of EVITA directed by Gary Griffin. The show will play at the Avon Theatre in Startford, Ontario. Starring in the show will be Chilina Kennedy as Eva Peron and Josh Young as Che Guevara. Juan Chioran will play President Juan Peron, and Vince Staltai will play Magaldi. (more...)

Alonzo, Gertz, O'Hara Join Cast of LOVE, LOSS At The Geffen 9/1
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2010

Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron's Love, Loss, and What I Wore attracts a whole new cast of actresses as it continues its Los Angeles run in the Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater at the Geffen Playhouse through the month of September. (more...)

Salon Series Kicks Off 3rd Season With Crown Prince of Cabaret 9/12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2010

STEVE ROSS rose to fame as a cabaret entertainer during his lengthy sojourns at New York's fabled Algonquin Hotel and Ted Hook's Backstage in the late 1970's. (more...)

Ivey and Bogue Lead SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER for Provincetown Williams Theatre Fest., 9/26
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2010

Dana Ivey and Robert Bogue will be in Provincetown, MA on September 26 for a staged reading of 'Suddenly Last Summer', a play written by Tennesse Williams. Ivey will play Mrs. Venable, and Bogue will play Dr. Cukrowicz - both roles made famous in the Katharine Hepburn and Montgomery Clift film. (more...)

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