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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...)

Dee Roscioli to Join WICKED Tour as Elphaba, 6/7
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2011

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

WICKED Comes To Western Canada After Breaking Records In Toronto
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2011

Broadway's biggest blockbuster, WICKED, grossed $1,986,319 in a single week this past Fall at Toronto's Canon Theatre making it the highest-grossing musical in Canadian theatre history. (more...)

TheatreWorks Presents [TITLE OF SHOW], 6/1-26
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 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...)

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...)

Dee Roscioli Joins WICKED Tour as 'Elphaba' in Omaha, 6/7
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 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...)

Dee Roscioli to Join WICKED Tour as Elphaba, 6/7
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2011

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

MTC's Lynne Meadow Honored with Lilly Award for Lifetime Achievement
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2011

Today it was announced that Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director of Manhattan Theatre Club, will receive a Lilly Award for Lifetime Achievement. (more...)

Mind the Gap Theatre Presents UNDER THE BLUE SKY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 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...)

MTC's Lynne Meadow Honored with Lilly Award for Lifetime Achievement
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2011

Today it was announced that Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director of Manhattan Theatre Club, will receive a Lilly Award for Lifetime Achievement. (more...)

4th Wall Presents A MAN OF NO IMPORTANCE at Westminster Arts Center, 6/3 - 19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 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 Comes To Calgary At Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2011

WICKED is a new musical 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. (more...)

TheatreWorks Presents [TITLE OF SHOW], 6/1-26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 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...)

37th Season of the Hangar Theatre Celebrates Stories of Family and Diversity
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2011

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

Maggie Lacey, Jenn Gambatese, et al. Set for WCP'S TEETH APART, 7/12-30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2011

Westport Country Playhouse will stage Terrence McNally's summer sizzler, 'Lips Together, Teeth Apart,' directed by Playhouse artistic director Mark Lamos, playing July 12 - 30. The third production in the Playhouse's 80th birthday year, 'Lips Together, Teeth Apart' is a perceptive comedy with powerful dramatic conflicts about two straight couples spending a July weekend on Fire Island. (more...)

BWW TV: 2011 Tony Awards Winners Circle - John Benjamin Hickey, Best Supporting Actor in a Play!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 20, 2011

John Benjamin Hickey is the 2011 recipient of the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play for The Normal Heart. Broadway Beat's Richie Ridge spoke with the star immediately following his acceptance about what winning the award means to him. Click below to catch up with Hickey right after his big moment! (more...)

WICKED Returns To Nashville 10/19-11/6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2011

After breaking box office records and selling out in record time in 2009, WICKED, Broadway's biggest blockbuster will return to Nashville's Tennessee Performing Arts Center, October 19 through November 6. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Terrence McNally Talks MASTER CLASS and Power of Opera
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 17, 2011

Manhattan Theatre Club's new Broadway production of Terrence McNally's MASTER CLASS, directed by Stephen Wadsworth, began previews tomorrow at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. The limited engagement will open Thursday, July 7. Click below to hear all about Master Class from playwright McNally! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: MASTER CLASS Promo Released!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 13, 2011

Manhattan Theatre Club's new Broadway production of Terrence McNally's MASTER CLASS, directed by Stephen Wadsworth, begins previews tomorrow at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. The limited engagement will open Thursday, July 7. Click below for the newly released promo video! (more...)

MTC's MASTER CLASS Now Begins Performances 6/14 Due to GOOD PEOPLE Extension
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2011

Due to the previously announced extension of GOOD PEOPLE, MTC is announcing a revised schedule for the new Broadway production of Terrence McNally's Tony Award-winning MASTER CLASS, directed by Stephen Wadsworth, featuring Olivier Award nominee Sierra Boggess and Tony and Emmy Award winner Tyne Daly. (more...)

Photo Flash: MASTER CLASS Promo Shots Released; Previews Begin Tomorrow!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2011

Manhattan Theatre Club's new Broadway production of Terrence McNally's MASTER CLASS, directed by Stephen Wadsworth, begins previews tomorrow at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. The limited engagement will open Thursday, July 7. Click below for the newly released promo shots! (more...)

2011 Tony Awards: Mark Rylance Wins 'Best Leading Actor in a Play'
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 12, 2011

The American Theatre Wing's 64th Annual Antoinette Perry 'Tony' Awards were held at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 13, 2011 and broadcast on the CBS Television Network. For more information visit tonyawards.com. (more...)

2011 Tony Awards: John Benjamin Hickey Wins 'Featured Actor in a Play'
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 12, 2011

The American Theatre Wing's 64th Annual Antoinette Perry 'Tony' Awards were held at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 13, 2011 and broadcast on the CBS Television Network. For more information visit tonyawards.com. (more...)

WICKED Returns To Omaha May 25- June 12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 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...)

WICKED Returns to Omaha, Runs 5/25-6/12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 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...)

THE AVERAGE-SIZED MERMAID to Play Fringe Festival in August, Opens 8/13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2011

Mind The Gap Theatre and Early Bird Theatricals will present Jessica Fleitman's award winning comedy The Average-Sized Mermaid in August 2011 at The New York International Fringe Festival. The production will be directed by Mind The Gap's Artistic Director, Paula D'Alessandris (Under The Blue Sky at The Kraine; The Cleric at 59E59). (more...)

Maggie Lacey, Jenn Gambatese, et al. Set for WCP'S TEETH APART, 7/12-30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2011

Westport Country Playhouse will stage Terrence McNally's summer sizzler, 'Lips Together, Teeth Apart,' directed by Playhouse artistic director Mark Lamos, playing July 12 - 30. The third production in the Playhouse's 80th birthday year, 'Lips Together, Teeth Apart' is a perceptive comedy with powerful dramatic conflicts about two straight couples spending a July weekend on Fire Island. (more...)

QUICK TAKE: Vintage Theatre Pulls a Huge Coup with Q!
by Michael Mulhern - Jul 11, 2011

In one of the biggest coups in Colorado Theater history, Vintage Theatre grabbed the rights to one of the most sought after Broadway shows - AVENUE Q! (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...)

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