Hughie

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Circle in the Square Theatre (New York, NY)
235 W. 50th St.
New York, NY 10019
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Hugh Jackman Discusses Intimacy Of Circle In The Square
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 3, 2014

Internationally celebrated stage and screen superstar Hugh Jackman discusses his affection for the venue housing his upcoming Broadway return in THE RIVER, the Circle In The Square, as part of a new interview. (more...)

Six-CD Box Set of Hy Zaret and Lou Singer's BALLADS FOR THE AGE OF SCIENCE Set for 10/15 Release
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2013

For the first time in over fifty years, Harbinger Records will release 'Ballads for the Age of Science,' the most successful educational recordings of all time, as a six-CD box set. Featuring more than four dozen original songs written by Hy Zaret, co-author of the iconic popular song 'Unchained Melody,' and Lou Singer between 1959 and 1961, the albums introduced scientific concepts and terms using catchy, easy-to-learn lyrics and music to grade school students across America in the early 1960s. (more...)

Quotidian Theatre Company to Open 16th Season with THE ICEMAN COMETH
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2013

Following a season that included the best-selling ensemble musicalJames Joyce's The Dead, the critically-acclaimed two-man drama A Walk in the Woods, and the highly-successful area premiere of Conor McPherson's adaptation The Birds, Quotidian Theatre Company opens its 16th season with The Iceman Cometh, a rarely-performed masterpiece by Nobel Laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner Eugene O'Neill that The New York Times calls a 'tough, loquacious, magnificent play'. Quotidian's production runs October 25 - November 24 at The Writer's Center in downtown Bethesda. (more...)

Six-CD Box Set of Hy Zaret and Lou Singer's BALLADS FOR THE AGE OF SCIENCE Released Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2013

For the first time in over fifty years, Harbinger Records will release 'Ballads for the Age of Science,' the most successful educational recordings of all time, as a six-CD box set. Featuring more than four dozen original songs written by Hy Zaret, co-author of the iconic popular song 'Unchained Melody,' and Lou Singer between 1959 and 1961, the albums introduced scientific concepts and terms using catchy, easy-to-learn lyrics and music to grade school students across America in the early 1960s. (more...)

Katie Rose Clarke and Adam Halpin Star in Long Wharf Theatre's THE LAST FIVE YEARS, Running Now thru 6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

Long Wharf Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, will present The Last Five Years, written and composed by Jason Robert Brown, from tonight, May 7 through June 1, 2014 on the Claire Tow Stage in the C. Newton Schenck III Theatre. (more...)

ONE NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN Begins at Milwaukee Rep Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2013

With a voice like whiskey and a laugh like pure joy, Janis Joplin took the music scene by storm. Simultaneously rough and vulnerable, Joplin was dubbed the Queen of Rock 'n' Roll, proving music wasn't just a man's world anymore. Now, in a new musical event featuring more than a dozen singers and band members, playwright-director Randy Johnson creates 'a compelling portrait of an artist' (Culturemob) through the words, inspiration and music of one of America's greatest rock 'n' roll originals. One Night With Janis Joplin is a full-on concert experience and musical journey into the life and inspirations of one of rock 'n' roll's greatest legends and it runs in The Rep's Quadracci Powerhouse from tonight, May 3 - June 2, 2013 and opens on Monday, May 6, 2013. Packed with classic songs ('Piece Of My Heart,' 'Summertime,' 'Mercedes Benz'), One Night With Janis Joplin also shines the spotlight on trailblazers who influenced Janis - like Bessie Smith, Etta James and Aretha Franklin. (more...)

The 23rd Annual HOT!, NYC Celebration of Queer Culture to Play Dixon Place, 7/5-8/2
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

Dixon Place (Ellie Covan, Artistic Director) presents the 23rd Annual HOT!, the NYC Celebration of Queer Culture. The world's longest-running LGBTQ Performance Festival, HOT! offers theater, music, dance, puppetry, performance art and homoeroticism for the whole family! HOT! is the pioneering festival of queer performance and culture - and the oldest annual festival of its kind in the world. Dixon Place is proud the HOT! serves as the model for other queer festivals across the globe and has become a performance destination for emerging talent in the LGBTQ community. This year's HOT!, featuring hundreds of participating artists presenting their newest creations, will run July 5th through August 2nd at Dixon Place, located at 161A Chrystie Street in New York City. (more...)

John Guare Makes Off-Broadway Debut in THREE KINDS OF EXILE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2013

Atlantic Theater Company welcomes Olivier and two time Tony Award winning playwright John Guare, who will make his Off Broadway acting debut in the world premiere production of his new play 3 KINDS OF EXILE, directed by Atlantic artistic director Neil Pepe, featuring Atlantic ensemble members Peter Maloney and David Pittu and guest artists Alison Cimmet, Jeffrey Kuhn, Jacquelyn Landgraf, Martin Moran, Kate Rigg, Omar Sangare and Timothy Splain. (more...)

Photo Flash: New Photos for Seanachai Theatre's LAY ME DOWN SOFTLY
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

Following its wildly successful production of the The Seafarer, Seanachai Theatre Company continues its 2013-14 season with the U.S. premiere of Billy Roche's drama LAY ME DOWN SOFTLY directed by Kevin Christopher Fox (Hughie). LAY ME DOWN SOFTLY plays through May 25, 2014 at The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee in Chicago. Tickets are available at www.seanachai.org or by calling (866) 811-4111. (more...)

Northlight Theatre Brings CHAPATTI to Galway Arts Festival, July 2014; Debuts in Chicago, Now thru April 13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2014

Chicago-Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, announces a forthcoming artistic exchange with Ireland through the co-production of Chapatti, a new work developed through Northlight's Interplay program. The co-production of Chapatti will premiere at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie, today, March 7-April 13, 2014, and will open at the Galway Arts Festival in July 2014. Chapatti, by acclaimed Irish playwright Christian O' Reilly, will be directed by Artistic Director BJ Jones and will feature John Mahoney and Penny Slusher. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 3/03/2013
by BWW - Mar 3, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/03/2013 for Washington, DC (more...)

Seanachai Theatre's LAY ME DOWN SOFTLY to Run 4/23-5/25 at Den Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

Following its wildly successful production of the The Seafarer, Seanachai Theatre Company is pleased to continue its 2013-14 season with the U.S. premiere of Billy Roche's drama LAY ME DOWN SOFTLY directed by Kevin Christopher Fox (Hughie). LAY ME DOWN SOFTLY plays April 23 - May 25, 2014 at The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee in Chicago. Tickets go on sale Monday, March 17, 2014 at www.seanachai.org or by calling (866) 811-4111. The press opening is Thursday, April 24 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

'A Little Piece of a Great Big Soul' Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's OF MICE AND MEN, Beginning Tomorrow!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 18, 2014

Directed by Tony Award-winner Anna D. Shapiro, the new Broadway production of Of Mice and Men begins performances tomorrow, Wednesday, March 19, 2014 and will officially open on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the full company, plus watch interviews with the cast and get a sneak peek at the play below! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 3/10/2013
by BWW - Mar 10, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/10/2013 for Washington, DC (more...)

Lynyrd Skynyrd to Play Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, 9/5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2014

Tobin Center for the Performing Arts presents Lynyrd Skynyrd on Friday, September 5, 2014 @ 8:00 pm at HEB Performance Hall at The Tobin Center. Tickets are on saleThursday June 12, 2014 @ 9:00 am, for $54.50, $69.50. $89.50 and $124.50. Tickets available in person at the Tobin Box Office (115 Auditorium Circle), online at www.tobincenter.org or by phone at 210-223-8624 (more...)

Brian Dennehy to Lead Amazon Dramedy Pilot COCKED
by TV News Desk - Jun 3, 2014

COCKED follows 'Richard Paxson (Trammell), a Washington D.C. management consultant who's estranged from his father Wade (Dennehy) and brother but is pulled back in to the fray of his family's gun manufacturing company after a corporate rival, run by their uncle, moves to take them over.' (more...)

Three Oaks Theatre Festival Announces 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

Co-founders John Stoops, Tim Evans, and Marc Grapey proudly announce the second season of Three Oaks Theater Festival, a summer theater festival that brings limited-engagement runs of highly-acclaimed, professional productions to audiences in Harbor Country, Michigan. This expanded season is being performed in creative venues throughout Harbor Country, including the Acorn Theater, Vickers Theatre, and the historic Lakeside Inn. Three Oaks Theater Festival is presented with major support by The Pokagon Fund. (more...)

Reed Birney and Nikki M. James to Read NUDE STUDY at Manhattan Theatre Club Studios, 6/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

Reed Birney, nominated for a Tony Award in Casa Valentina, and Nikki M. James, winner of the Tony Award for The Book of Mormon will appear in a reading of Ken Kaissar's new play Nude Study at Manhattan Theatre Club Studios (311 West 43rd Street, 8th Floor) on Friday, June 20 at 2:00 PM. Directed by Evan T. Cummings, they will be joined by Deirdre O'Connell, who was seen recently in Circle Mirror Transformation, Lisa Joyce, whose credits include Red Light Winter, and Tobias Segal, who was seen in From Up Here at Manhattan Theatre Club. For reservations to the free reading contact nudestudyplay@gmail.com. (more...)

Nuffield to Produce THE SAINTS by Luke Barnes, Aug 1-17
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

Nuffield will premiere The Saints in August 2014, a newly commissioned play, written by Luke Barnes and directed by Matthew Dunster (Mametz, National Theatre Wales; The Frontline, The Lightning Child, The Globe; Love And Money, Young Vic and Royal Exchange), about the highs and lows of following Southampton Football Club, and in particular, the pivotal role of football within regional cities across the country. Taking place in Nuffield Playing Field, a specially built pop-up theatre which combines outdoor stadium with Jacobean venue, the production explores the unequivocally theatrical experience of attending a football match, from the sense of spectacle and occasion to the intimacy and power of crowd behaviour and the sense of belonging and community this creates. (more...)

Richard Schiff to Star in Barrington Stage's THE CHOSEN; Gretchen Egolf Set for MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2013

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Julianne Boyd Artistic Director and Tristan Wilson Managing Director, has announced casting for Chaim Potok's The Chosen, adapted and directed by Aaron Posner, and Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, directed by Julianne Boyd at the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage, 30 Union Street, Pittsfield. (more...)

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

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

Second Three Oaks Theater Festival Wraps This Weekend with HUGHIE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

The second season of the Three Oaks Theater Festival wraps up this weekend with Seanachai Theatre's Hughie, featuring Bard Armacost. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Barrington Stage Company's THE CHOSEN
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jul 22, 2013

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Julianne Boyd Artistic Director and TriStan Wilson Managing Director, presents Chaim Potok's The Chosen, adapted and directed by Aaron Posner, and Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, directed by Julianne Boyd at the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage, 30 Union Street, Pittsfield. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from opening night below! (more...)

2014 Three Oaks Theater Festival Continues with EXIT STRATEGY & HUGHIE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Co-founders John Stoops, Tim Evans, and Marc Grapey present the final productions of the 2014 Three Oaks Theater Festival, a summer theater festival that brings limited-engagement runs of highly-acclaimed, professional productions to audiences in Harbor Country, Michigan. This expanded season is being performed in creative venues throughout Harbor Country, including the Acorn Theater, Vickers Theatre, and the historic Lakeside Inn. Three Oaks Theater Festival is presented with major support by The Pokagon Fund. (more...)

16th Street Theater Extends EM Lewis' THE GUN SHOW Through 8/9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

16th Street Theater announced the one week extension of EM Lewis' THE GUN SHOW directed by Kevin Christopher Fox now thru August 9 at North Berwyn Park District's 16th Street Theater, 6420 16th Street in Berwyn. Artistic Associate and actor Juan Francisco Villa turns the spotlight on Lewis' relationship with guns as he shares true stories from the playwright's personal experiences with firearms -- from a farming community in rural Oregon to Los Angeles and New York City. (more...)

Richard Schiff Stars in Barrington Stage's THE CHOSEN, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2013

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Julianne Boyd Artistic Director and Tristan Wilson Managing Director, has announced casting for Chaim Potok's The Chosen, adapted and directed by Aaron Posner, and Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, directed by Julianne Boyd at the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage, 30 Union Street, Pittsfield. (more...)

Classical Theatre Lab to Present A FAMILY AFFAIR, Begin. 7/19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

The Classical Theatre Lab and the City of West Hollywood present A Family Affair by Alexander Ostrovsky, adapted from a translation by Geroge R. Noyes, directed by Mel Green. Causing an uproar when published in 1850, this broad and irreverent Russian comedy of manners centers around a greedy merchant, Bolshov, who makes a fraudulent bankruptcy application in order to finance the lavish lifestyle of his bourgeois husband-hunting daughter. When Bolshov's accomplices run off with his assets and his daughter, he descends into professional and psychological ruin and is jailed. Upon his release, Bolshov, a new man ready to walk the straight and narrow, finds that his selfish and cantankerous family has not changed one bit. (more...)

David Cromer in THE NORMAL HEART and More Set for 2014 Three Oaks Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

Co-founders John Stoops, Tim Evans, and Marc Grapey proudly announce the second season of Three Oaks Theater Festival, a summer theater festival that brings limited-engagement runs of highly-acclaimed, professional productions to audiences in Harbor Country, Michigan. This expanded season is being performed in creative venues throughout Harbor Country, including the Acorn Theater, Vickers Theatre, and the historic Lakeside Inn. Three Oaks Theater Festival is presented with major support by The Pokagon Fund. (more...)

VOW Workshop Set for Marymount Manhattan College, Now thru 2/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

VOW is an inaugural and extremely ambitious musical theatre workshop being presented by the Marymount Manhattan College Musical Theatre Program (Pat Hoag Simon, Coordinator for Musical Theatre) and The Directory Of Contemporary Musical Theatre Writers (David Sisco, Founder & Curator) that opens wide the creative process of the Broadway musical theatre industry to twenty very fortunate musical theatre students currently enrolled in Marymount Manhattan College's progressive Musical Theatre Program. (more...)

Marymount Manhattan College Presents ELEGIES FOR ANGELS, PUNKS AND RAGING QUEENS and VOW, Jan-Feb 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

Musical Theatre students at Marymount Manhattan College are thrilled to be performing two shows this January: a revival of Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens, and VOW, featuring writers from The Directory of Contemporary Musical Theatre Writers. (more...)

VOW Workshop Set for Marymount Manhattan College, 1/31-2/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

VOW is an inaugural and extremely ambitious musical theatre workshop being presented by the Marymount Manhattan College Musical Theatre Program (Pat Hoag Simon, Coordinator for Musical Theatre) and The Directory Of Contemporary Musical Theatre Writers (David Sisco, Founder & Curator) that opens wide the creative process of the Broadway musical theatre industry to twenty very fortunate musical theatre students currently enrolled in Marymount Manhattan College's progressive Musical Theatre Program. (more...)

Marymount Manhattan College to Present ELEGIES FOR ANGELS, PUNKS AND RAGING QUEENS and VOW, Jan-Feb 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

Musical Theatre students at Marymount Manhattan College are thrilled to be performing two shows this January: a revival of Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens, and VOW, featuring writers from The Directory of Contemporary Musical Theatre Writers. (more...)

Broadway at the Golden Globes- BWW Rounds Up 2014's Theatrical Nominees
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 12, 2014

The 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards, hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, air tonight, January 12 on NBC, and BroadwayWorld has rounded up this year's Broadway alums. Learn more about the stars below, and be sure to let us know your picks! (more...)

Photos and Video: Meet the Full Cast of MTC's OUTSIDE MULLINGAR
by Meet the Cast - Jan 12, 2014

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. OUTSIDE MULLINGAR will run at MTC's Samuel J. FriedmanTheatre (261 West 47th Street) with previews beginning Friday, January 3, 2014 for a Thursday, January 23, 2014 opening night. The cast will feature Tony Award winner Brian F. O'Byrne, Emmy Award winner Debra Messing, Peter Maloney, and Dearbhla Molloy. Scroll down to learn more about the cast! (more...)

Northlight Theatre to Bring CHAPATTI to Galway Arts Festival, July 2014; Debuts in Chicago, March 7-April 13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2014

Chicago-Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, announces a forthcoming artistic exchange with Ireland through the co-production of Chapatti, a new work developed through Northlight's Interplay program. The co-production of Chapatti will premiere at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie, March 7-April 13, 2014, and will open at the Galway Arts Festival in July 2014. Chapatti, by acclaimed Irish playwright Christian O' Reilly, will be directed by Artistic Director BJ Jones and will feature John Mahoney and Penny Slusher. (more...)

Scoop: GO ON on NBC - Today, February 26, 2013
by TV Scoop - Feb 26, 2013

Get all the scoop on GO ON, airing on NBC today, February 26, 2013! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - Tomorrow Night's All New GO ON
by TV News Desk - Feb 25, 2013

On tomorrow night's all new episode of GO ON, titled 'Ring and a Miss,' when Simone (Piper Perabo) tells Ryan (Matthew Perry) not to wear his wedding ring, he can't seem to get rid of it no matter how hard he tries. 'Ring and a Miss,' airs Feb. 26 at 9:00 p.m. on NBC. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 2/24/2013
by BWW - Feb 24, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/24/2013 for Washington, DC (more...)

Seanachai Theatre's LAY ME DOWN SOFTLY to Run 4/23-5/25 at Den Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

Following its wildly successful production of the The Seafarer, Seanachai Theatre Company is pleased to continue its 2013-14 season with the U.S. premiere of Billy Roche's drama LAY ME DOWN SOFTLY directed by Kevin Christopher Fox (Hughie). LAY ME DOWN SOFTLY plays April 23 - May 25, 2014 at The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee in Chicago. Tickets go on sale Monday, March 17, 2014 at www.seanachai.org or by calling (866) 811-4111. The press opening is Thursday, April 24 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Coyote Stageworks to Present Antaeus Theater Ensemble's HUGHIE, 12/19
by David Green - Dec 2, 2013

Coyote StageWorks' Play Dates Reading Series presents the Antaeus Theater Ensemble's staged reading of "Hughie," a short two character play by Eugene O'Neill, at the Annenberg Theater in Palm Springs, Thursday,December 19, 2013 at 5:30 pm. The performance is free to the public. Coyote Stageworks was recently voted 'Best Live Theater' in The Desert Sun's Best of the Valley competition for the second year in a row. (more...)

Coyote Stageworks Presents Antaeus Theater Ensemble's HUGHIE Tonight
by David Green - Dec 19, 2013

Coyote StageWorks' Play Dates Reading Series presents the Antaeus Theater Ensemble's staged reading of 'Hughie,' a short two character play by Eugene O'Neill, at the Annenberg Theater in Palm Springs, tonight, December 19, 2013 at 5:30 pm. The performance is free to the public. Coyote Stageworks was recently voted 'Best Live Theater' in The Desert Sun's Best of the Valley competition for the second year in a row. (more...)

Nathan Lane and Brian Dennehy to Reprise Roles in THE ICEMAN COMETH at BAM; Runs 2/5-3/15
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2013

BAM and Scott Rudin will present Goodman Theatre's renowned revival of Eugene O'Neill's The Iceman Cometh from February 5 through March 15, 2015. Directed by Goodman Artistic Director Robert Falls and featuring Tony Award-winning stage and screen actors Nathan Lane (as Theodore "Hickey" Hickman) and Brian Dennehy (as Larry Slade), the production, including its original Chicago cast, is slated for a six-week run in the BAM Harvey Theater. Ticket on-sale dates will be announced in the fall of 2014. (more...)

Richard Schiff to Star in Barrington Stage's THE CHOSEN; Gretchen Egolf Set for MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2013

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Julianne Boyd Artistic Director and Tristan Wilson Managing Director, has announced casting for Chaim Potok's The Chosen, adapted and directed by Aaron Posner, and Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, directed by Julianne Boyd at the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage, 30 Union Street, Pittsfield. (more...)

South Camden Theatre Company's Annual Fundraiser, Featuring Performance of HUGHIE to be Held 9/7
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

South Camden Theatre Company, a nonprofit professional theatre company located in Camden, New Jersey announces its annual fundraising event as it celebrates it's upcoming 10th season. For one day only on Sunday, September 7 at 2p.m 2014, the fundraiser will feature Hughie a short two-character play set in 1920's New York City. Written by Eugene O'Neill and directed by producing artistic director Joseph M. Paprzycki, the play stars Barrymore Award Winner William Rahill and Eric Pedersen. Also featured during the fundraiser are musical performances by Philadelphia jazz vocalist Miss Justine Keeys to immerse the audience in the 1920's theme of the afternoon event. A full selection of wine and hors d'oeuvres will be severed before and after the performance. (more...)

Schiff and Lindsay Join Lohan In SPEED-THE-PLOW, Opens Sep 24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Theatre Royal Bath Productions is delighted to announce actors Richard Schiff and Nigel Lindsay are to join Lindsay Lohan in David Mamet's SPEED-THE-PLOW at London's Playhouse Theatre from 24th September for a strictly limited run. A high-octane modern classic, SPEED-THE-PLOW is a brilliantly satirical portrayal of Hollywood filled with Mamet's trademark wit and mesmerizing dialogue. (more...)

ONE NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN to Begin at Milwaukee Rep, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2013

With a voice like whiskey and a laugh like pure joy, Janis Joplin took the music scene by storm. Simultaneously rough and vulnerable, Joplin was dubbed the Queen of Rock 'n' Roll, proving music wasn't just a man's world anymore. Now, in a new musical event featuring more than a dozen singers and band members, playwright-director Randy Johnson creates 'a compelling portrait of an artist' (Culturemob) through the words, inspiration and music of one of America's greatest rock 'n' roll originals. One Night With Janis Joplin is a full-on concert experience and musical journey into the life and inspirations of one of rock 'n' roll's greatest legends and it runs in The Rep's Quadracci Powerhouse from May 3 - June 2, 2013 and opens on Monday, May 6, 2013. Packed with classic songs ('Piece Of My Heart,' 'Summertime,' 'Mercedes Benz'), One Night With Janis Joplin also shines the spotlight on trailblazers who influenced Janis - like Bessie Smith, Etta James and Aretha Franklin. (more...)

WAKE UP with BroadwayWorld - Friday, April 25, 2014 - Drama Desk Noms, Tony Decisions, SLEEPING BEAUTY and More!
by Jessica Showers - Apr 25, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: the Drama Desk nominees will be announced, the Tonys committee is making its final decisions, and everyone across the country can see Matthew Bourne's reimagining of SLEEPING BEAUTY! (more...)

Photo Flash: Seanachai Theatre's LAY ME DOWN SOFTLY, Now Through 5/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Following its wildly successful production of the The Seafarer, Seanachai Theatre Company continues its 2013-14 season with the U.S. premiere of Billy Roche's drama LAY ME DOWN SOFTLY directed by Kevin Christopher Fox (Hughie). LAY ME DOWN SOFTLY plays through May 25, 2014 at The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee in Chicago. Tickets are available at www.seanachai.org or by calling (866) 811-4111. The press opening is Thursday, April 24 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Katie Rose Clarke and Adam Halpin to Star in Long Wharf Theatre's THE LAST FIVE YEARS, Running 5/7-6/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2014

Long Wharf Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, will present The Last Five Years, written and composed by Jason Robert Brown, from May 7 through June 1, 2014 on the Claire Tow Stage in the C. Newton Schenck III Theatre. (more...)

John Guare to Make Off-Broadway Debut in THREE KINDS OF EXILE; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2013

Atlantic Theater Company has announced that Olivier and two time Tony Award winning playwright John Guare will make his Off Broadway acting debut in the world premiere production of his new play 3 KINDS OF EXILE, directed by Atlantic artistic director Neil Pepe, featuring Atlantic ensemble members Peter Maloney and David Pittu and guest artists Alison Cimmet, Jeffrey Kuhn, Jacquelyn Landgraf, Martin Moran, Kate Rigg, Omar Sangare and Timothy Splain. (more...)

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