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MTC Announces 3 2011-12 World Premieres Including David Hyde Pierce, Zoe Kazan and David Auburn
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2011

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) announced three productions for Manhattan Theatre Club's upcoming 2011-2012 theatrical season. (more...)

WICKED Returns To Omaha May 25- June 12
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2011

After breaking box office records and selling out in record time in 2009, WICKED, Broadway's biggest blockbuster, returns to Omaha's Orpheum Theater, Wednesday, May 25 through Sunday, June 12, 2011. (more...)

2011 Tony Awards Nominees: 'Featured Actor in a Play'
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2011

Nominations in 26 competitive categories for the American Theatre Wing's 65th Annual Antoinette Perry 'Tony' Awards were announced May 3, 2011 by Tony Award winning actor Matthew Broderick and Tony Award winning actress Anika Noni Rose, at the Tony Award Nominations Announcement sponsored by IBM. (more...)

2011 Tony Awards Nominees: 'Leading Actor in a Play'
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2011

Nominations in 26 competitive categories for the American Theatre Wing's 65th Annual Antoinette Perry 'Tony' Awards were announced May 3, 2011 by Tony Award winning actor Matthew Broderick and Tony Award winning actress Anika Noni Rose, at the Tony Award Nominations Announcement sponsored by IBM. (more...)

Dee Roscioli Joins WICKED Tour as 'Elphaba' in Omaha, 6/7
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2011

The company of the first North American tour of WICKED will welcome Dee Roscioli as Elphaba on Tuesday, June 7 in Omaha, NE. (more...)

GOOD PEOPLE Closes May 29
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2011

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of David Lindsay-Abaire's GOOD PEOPLE, the critically acclaimed new American play directed by Daniel Sullivan, will close on May 29, 2011 after two extensions. (more...)

WICKED Returns To Omaha May 25- June 12
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2011

After breaking box office records and selling out in record time in 2009, WICKED, Broadway's biggest blockbuster, returns to Omaha's Orpheum Theater, Wednesday, May 25 through Sunday, June 12, 2011. (more...)

37th Season of the Hangar Theatre Celebrates Stories of Family and Diversity
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2011

An electrifying line-up of plays and musicals are set for the 37th season of the Hangar Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at MTC's CRADLE AND ALL
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2011

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Artistic Director) are pleased to announce casting for Manhattan Theatre Club's upcoming world premiere of Daniel Goldfarb's play CRADLE AND ALL directed by Tony nominee Sam Buntrock. The two-person cast will feature Tony nominee Maria Dizzia (In The Next Room, or The Vibrator Play; The Drunken City) and Greg Keller (33 Variations in Los Angeles, The Seagull at CSC). (more...)

Tix Go On Sale For Benedum Center's WICKED 5/23
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2011

Patrons have the opportunity to purchase single tickets to WICKED Monday, May 23, at 7:00 a.m. EST in person at the Box Office at Theater Square, 655 Penn Avenue; and 9:00 a.m. EST by phone (412) 456-4800 and online at wicked.pgharts.org (more...)

Artist's Rep Presents a New Adaptation of ChekhovÂ's THE CHERRY ORCHARD, Closes 5/22
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2011

Artists Rep is pleased to present the World Premiere of Richard Kramer's striking new adaptation of one of literature's most-read and referenced plays, The Cherry Orchard. Peer into an avant-garde interpretation of this classic Chekhov story that takes on a magical quality as a family grapples with the impending foreclosure of their estate. The production will close on May 22, 2011. (more...)

Tix Go On Sale For Benedum Center's WICKED 5/23
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2011

Patrons have the opportunity to purchase single tickets to WICKED Monday, May 23, at 7:00 a.m. EST in person at the Box Office at Theater Square, 655 Penn Avenue; and 9:00 a.m. EST by phone (412) 456-4800 and online at wicked.pgharts.org (more...)

Tickets Available for Bushnell Center's WICKED Starting 5/13
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2011

Tickets to WICKED, with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (Godspell, Pippin, Academy Award winner for Pocahontas and The Prince of Egypt) and book by Winnie Holzman ('My So Called Life,' 'Once And Again' and 'thirtysomething') based on the best-selling 1995 novel by Gregory Maguire, will go on sale Friday, May 13 at 10 a.m. WICKED returns to The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts August 24-September 11. Ticket prices begin at $33 and will be available at The Bushnell Box Office, 166 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, online at www.bushnell.org or by calling (860) 987-5900. Discounts for groups of 20 or more are now available by calling (860) 987-5959. (more...)

TheatreWorks Presents [TITLE OF SHOW], 6/1-26
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2011

An innovative new musical-within-a-musical about a pair of struggling writers creating a Broadway hit, [title of show] makes its regional premiere at TheatreWorks, the nationally acclaimed theatre of Silicon Valley. (more...)

VATICAN FALLS Premieres at Teatro Il Vascello, 5/2
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2011

In Rome, Italy on Thursday, September 23rd there was a press conference announcing the World Premiere of Frank J. Avella's new play 'Vatican Falls' at Teatro Il Vascello. It will open on May 2, 2011. It will be directed by Enrico Maria Lamanna. Featuring a cast of eight actors, the play will be presented in Italian. http://www.teatrovascello.it/home.htm (more...)

Mary Testa, Chad Kimball, et al. Set for A PLAY IN FORTY ACTS, 5/2
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2011

Acclaimed Off-Broadway theater company Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) will hold its annual Spring Gala Benefit on Monday evening, May 2nd at 583 Park Avenue. The company is currently celebrating its 40th Anniversary Season. (more...)

WICKED Returns to the Fox Theatre 9/14-10/9
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2011

After breaking box office records and selling out in record time in 2006 and 2008, WICKED, Broadway's biggest blockbuster, will return to Atlanta's Fabulous Fox Theatre from September 14-October 9, as a special to the Broadway Across America - Atlanta 2011-12 season. (more...)

WICKED Returns to Omaha, Runs 5/25-6/12
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2011

After breaking box office records and selling out in record time in 2009, WICKED, Broadway's biggest blockbuster, returns to Omaha's Orpheum Theater, Wednesday, May 25 through Tickets for WICKED's return engagement went on sale February 21. They start at $39 and can be purchased online at TicketOmaha.com; by calling 402-345-0606 or at Ticket Omaha in the Holland Performing Arts Center, 13th and Douglas streets, Omaha, Neb. For group sales call 402-661-8516 or toll-free at 866-434-8587. (more...)

BWW EXCLUSIVE: 2011 Tony Award Interview with John Benjamin Hickey
by Pat Cerasaro - May 14, 2011

With a 2011 Tony nomination for Best Featured Actor In A Play for his magnetic turn in the critically-hailed revival of Larry Kramer's THE NORMAL HEART on Broadway and a leading role on Showtime's THE BIG C co-starring real-life close friend Laura Linney, as well as a busy film career that boats memorable turns in THE REF, ME & MY SHADOWS: LIFE WITH JUDY GARLAND, FLAGS OF OUR FATHERS, the recent remake of THE TAKING OF PELHAM 123 and TRANSFORMERS: REVENGE OF THE FALLEN, John Benjamin Hickey is a very busy man. Nevertheless, he was kind enough to recently take some time out of his beyond busy schedule to talk all about his stage and screen career - including sharing some revealing anecdotes about starring in THE CRUCIBLE with Liam Neeson and Linney, as well as working with the esteemed playwright Arthur Miller himself, in addition to his work in Terrance McNally's LOVE, VALOUR, COMPASSION, Sam Mendes and Rob Marshall's revival of CABARET, and, of course, all about the George C. Wolfe/Joel Grey production of THE NORMAL HEART starring director/actor Joe Mantello that he is participating in now. Plus, we have his thoughts on his recent GOOD WIFE appearance, feelings on the place of political theatre in society today, what roles he would like to take on in the future, his affection for the work of Edward Albee - and much, much more. (more...)

Who Wants Cake? Closes Season With Love! Valour! Compassion!, Opens 5/13
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2011

Who Wants Cake? invites you to spend a weekend in the country with Terrence McNally's hilarious and touching dramedy Love! Valour! Compassion!. (more...)

Tickets Available for Bushnell Center's WICKED Starting 5/13
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2011

Tickets to WICKED, with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (Godspell, Pippin, Academy Award winner for Pocahontas and The Prince of Egypt) and book by Winnie Holzman ('My So Called Life,' 'Once And Again' and 'thirtysomething') based on the best-selling 1995 novel by Gregory Maguire, will go on sale Friday, May 13 at 10 a.m. WICKED returns to The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts August 24-September 11. Ticket prices begin at $33 and will be available at The Bushnell Box Office, 166 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, online at www.bushnell.org or by calling (860) 987-5900. Discounts for groups of 20 or more are now available by calling (860) 987-5959. (more...)

MTC's MASTER CLASS w/ Boggess, Daly Begins Rehearsals Today
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2011

The Manhattan Theatre Club's new Broadway production of MASTER CLASS by Terrence McNally, directed by Stephen Wadsworth, begins rehearsals today. MASTER CLASS will begin previews on Tuesday, June 14 and open Thursday, July 7 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). (more...)

MTC's Lynne Meadow Will Receive Lucille Lortel Lifetime Acheivement Award
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2011

It was announced today that Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director of Manhattan Theatre Club, will be honored with the Lucille Lortel Award for Lifetime Achievement. The award recognizes Meadow's extraordinary accomplishments and dedication to producing and directing new work Off-Broadway for over three decades. The Lucille Lortel Award ceremony will be held Sunday, May 1 at the Jack. H Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 Laguardia Place). (more...)

Terrence McNally's A PERFECT GANESH next up for Rhubarb Theater Company
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 31, 2011

Paul Cook directs four of Nashville's favorites actors in the upcoming Rhubarb Theater Company production of Terrence McNally's A Perfect Ganesh, April 8-23, at The Darkhorse Theater. (more...)

Musical Phenomenon WICKED Returns To The Broward Center
by Beau Higgins - Mar 31, 2011

With music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (Godspell, Pippin, Academy Award-winner for Pocahontas and The Prince of Egypt) and book by Winnie Holzman ('My So Called Life,' 'Once And Again' and 'thirtysomething'), WICKED, the untold story of the witches of Oz, is directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello (Take Me Out, Love! Valour! Compassion!, The Vagina Monologues) and features musical staging by Tony Award winner Wayne Cilento (Aida, The Who's Tommy, How To Succeed...). (more...)

MTC's Lynne Meadow Will Receive Lucille Lortel Lifetime Acheivement Award
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2011

It was announced today that Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director of Manhattan Theatre Club, will be honored with the Lucille Lortel Award for Lifetime Achievement. The award recognizes Meadow's extraordinary accomplishments and dedication to producing and directing new work Off-Broadway for over three decades. The Lucille Lortel Award ceremony will be held Sunday, May 1 at the Jack. H Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 Laguardia Place). (more...)

Maria Dizzia, Greg Keller, et al. Join Cast of MTC's CRADLE AND ALL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2011

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Artistic Director) are pleased to announce casting for Manhattan Theatre Club's upcoming world premiere of Daniel Goldfarb's play CRADLE AND ALL directed by Tony nominee Sam Buntrock. The two-person cast will feature Tony nominee Maria Dizzia (In The Next Room, or The Vibrator Play; The Drunken City) and Greg Keller (33 Variations in Los Angeles, The Seagull at CSC). (more...)

Capital Stage's MASTER CLASS Extends Through 4/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2011

Capital Stage's critically-acclaimed production of Terrance McNally's Master Class is enjoying sold-out performances and will extend one week, closing on April 17. Tony winner for Best Play, Master Class takes place in a voice master class taught by opera diva Maria Callas, who is both dismayed and impressed with her students. While sharing her career, Callas retreats into the past glories and heartbreaks of her life. (more...)

Maria Dizzia and Greg Keller Lead MTC's CRADLE AND ALL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2011

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Artistic Director) are pleased to announce casting for Manhattan Theatre Club's upcoming world premiere of Daniel Goldfarb's play CRADLE AND ALL directed by Tony nominee Sam Buntrock. (more...)

Artist's Rep Presents a New Adaptation of ChekhovÂ's THE CHERRY ORCHARD, 4/17-5/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2011

Artists Rep is pleased to present the World Premiere of Richard Kramer's striking new adaptation of one of literature's most-read and referenced plays, The Cherry Orchard. Peer into an avant-garde interpretation of this classic Chekhov story that takes on a magical quality as a family grapples with the impending foreclosure of their estate. (more...)

BWW Reviews: A PERFECT GANESH from Rhubarb Theater Company
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 9, 2011

Coming between Lips Together, Teeth Apart and Love! Valour! Compassion! in the canon of Terrence McNally's works, A Perfect Ganesh - despite its Pulitzer Prize nomination - remains relatively unknown, seldom produced and somewhat unappreciated by theater audiences. But if you share an appreciation for McNally's unique and contemporary world-view, you would be well-advised to take in Rhubarb Theater Company's impassioned revival of the play, now onstage at Nashville's Darkhorse Theater through April 23. (more...)

Terrence McNally's A PERFECT GANESH next up for Rhubarb Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2011

Paul Cook directs four of Nashville's favorites actors in the upcoming Rhubarb Theater Company production of Terrence McNally's A Perfect Ganesh, April 8-23, at The Darkhorse Theater. (more...)

WICKED Tour Welcomes Amanda Jane Cooper as New 'Glinda,' 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2011

The company of the first North American tour of WICKED welcomes Amanda Jane Cooper as Glinda on Tuesday, April 19 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. (more...)

WICKED Comes To The Benedum Center 9/7-10/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2011

After breaking box office records and selling out in record time in 2008, WICKED, Broadway's biggest blockbuster, will return to Pittsburgh, with performances at the Benedum Center, from September 7 through October 2. (more...)

Mind the Gap Theatre Presents UNDER THE BLUE SKY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2011

Mind The Gap Theatre will present the New York Premiere of David Eldridge's award winning play UNDER THE BLUE SKY (2001 Time Out Live Award for Best New Play in the West End; 2009 Theatregoers Choice Award for Best New Play), May 19-June 5 at The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street between 2nd Ave and Bowery). (more...)

Mariann Mayberry Replaces Mary Shultz in Playwrights Horizons' GO BACK TO WHERE YOU ARE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2011

The Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) World Premiere production of GO BACK TO WHERE YOU ARE, a new play by five-time Obie Award winner David Greenspan (author/performer of She Stoops to Comedy, performer in The Wax and director of Kate's Diary, all at PH; Coraline; Some Men; The Argument; The Myopia; The Boys in the Band) is set to open Tuesday, April 12 at 7:30 PM at Playwrights Horizons' Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 West 42nd Street). (more...)

McNally, Daigneault Honored At SpeakEasy Stage's 20th Anniversary Gala 4/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2011

Broadway Playwright Terrence McNally and SpeakEasy Stage Company Founder and Producing Artistic Director Paul Daigneault will be honored at SpeakEasy Stage Company's 20th Anniversary Gala on Monday, April 4th, 2011, from 6-9PM at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel. (more...)

VATICAN FALLS Makes World Premiere at Teatro Il Vascello May 10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2011

The World Premiere of Frank J. Avella's new play "Vatican Falls" will take place at Teatro Il Vascello in Rome, Italy, on May 10, 2011. (more...)

Who Wants Cake? Closes Season With Love! Valour! Compassion!, Opens 5/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2011

Who Wants Cake? invites you to spend a weekend in the country with Terrence McNally's hilarious and touching dramedy Love! Valour! Compassion!. (more...)

4th Wall Presents A MAN OF NO IMPORTANCE at Westminster Arts Center, 6/3 - 19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2011

4th Wall Theatre closes its 2010-2011 season with A Man of No Importance with a book Terrence McNally, music by Stephen Flaherty and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens. (more...)

WICKED Tour Welcomes Amanda Jane Cooper as New 'Glinda'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2011

The company of the first North American tour of WICKED welcomes Amanda Jane Cooper as Glinda on Tuesday, April 19 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. (more...)

Artist's Rep Presents a New Adaptation of ChekhovÂ's THE CHERRY ORCHARD, 4/17-5/22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2011

Artists Rep is pleased to present the World Premiere of Richard Kramer's striking new adaptation of one of literature's most-read and referenced plays, The Cherry Orchard. Peer into an avant-garde interpretation of this classic Chekhov story that takes on a magical quality as a family grapples with the impending foreclosure of their estate. (more...)

Capital Stage's MASTER CLASS Extends Through 4/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2011

Capital Stage's critically-acclaimed production of Terrance McNally's Master Class is enjoying sold-out performances and will extend one week, closing on April 17. Tony winner for Best Play, Master Class takes place in a voice master class taught by opera diva Maria Callas, who is both dismayed and impressed with her students. While sharing her career, Callas retreats into the past glories and heartbreaks of her life. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: GOOD PEOPLE's Tate Donovan Visits TALK STOOP
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 14, 2011

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of David Lindsay-Abaire's GOOD PEOPLE, the critically acclaimed new American play directed by Daniel Sullivan, plays through Sunday, May 29. The production had previously been on sale through Sunday, May 8. In the video below, Tate Donovan visits 'Talk Stoop' to discuss his involvement in the show. (more...)

WICKED Announces Lottery At Morrison Center 5/4-15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2011

A day-of-performance lottery for a limited number of orchestra seats will be held daily for WICKED, which will be performing from May 4-15 at the Morrison Center. (more...)

Playwrights Horizon Presents GO BACK TO WHERE YOU ARE, 4/12 - 5/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2011

The Playwrights Horizons World Premiere production of GO BACK TO WHERE YOU ARE, a new play by five-time Obie Award winner David Greenspan (author/performer of She Stoops to Comedy, performer in The Wax and director of Kate's Diary, all at PH; Coraline; Some Men; The Argument; The Myopia; The Boys in the Band) is set to open Tuesday, April 12 at 7:30 PM at Playwrights Horizons' Peter Jay Sharp Theater (more...)

Photo Flash: Mariann Mayberry in GO BACK TO WHERE YOU ARE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2011

The Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) World Premiere production of GO BACK TO WHERE YOU ARE, a new play by five-time Obie Award winner David Greenspan (author/performer of She Stoops to Comedy, performer in The Wax and director of Kate's Diary, all at PH; Coraline; Some Men; The Argument; The Myopia; The Boys in the Band) is set to open Tuesday, April 12 at 7:30 PM at Playwrights Horizons' Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Full Cast Announced for MASTER CLASS on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2011

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) are pleased to announce full casting for Manhattan Theatre Club's new Broadway production of Terrence McNally's award winning play MASTER CLASS directed by Stephen Wadsworth. (more...)

MTC's THE WHIPPING MAN Closes 4/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2011

Manhattan Theatre Club's New York premiere of THE WHIPPING MAN, the acclaimed new play by Matthew Lopez, directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes, will close on April 10 after 3 extensions. THE WHIPPING MAN opened on Tuesday to rave reviews at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). (more...)

WICKED LOTTERY - Musical Phenom Holds Day Of Performance Lottery At The Broward Center
by Beau Higgins - Apr 1, 2011

Long before Dorothy drops in, two other girls meet in the land of Oz. One - born with emerald green skin - is smart, fiery and misunderstood. The other is beautiful, ambitious and very popular. WICKED tells the story of their remarkable odyssey, how these two unlikely friends grow to become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good. (more...)

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