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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...)

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...)

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...)

WICKED Returns to the Orange County Performing Arts Center 3/9-4/3/2011
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2011

After breaking box office records and selling out in record time in 2006, WICKED, Broadway's biggest blockbuster, will return to the Orange County Performing Arts Center March 9 - April 3, 2011. (more...)

Mary Testa, Chad Kimball, et al. Set for A PLAY IN FORTY ACTS, 5/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 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 Tickets Go On Sale Today For Boise Engagement
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 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, March 4 at 7 a.m.; tickets will be exclusively available at the Morrison Center ticket office at 2201 Cesar Chavez Lane, Boise, Idaho between 7 a.m. and 10 a.m. (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...)

Lansbury and Friends Pay Tribute to Terrence McNally, 3/28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2011

Angela Lansbury and Friends (and what incredible friends she has!), an all-star salute to Terrence McNally, has been announced for Monday, March 28, 2011 at the Longacre Theatre at 7 pm. A benefit for The Acting Company, Ms. Lansbury has gathered Audra McDonald, Alan Cumming, Tyne Daly, Edie Falco, Roger Rees and Raul Esparza who will sing, share memories and recreate scenes from dozens of McNally hits. John Glover, Marin Mazzie, Joyce DiDonato, Malcolm Gets, Emily Skinner, Alexandra Silber, Bobby Steggert, Jason Danieley and Stephen Bogardus will round out the evening. (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...)

Photo Flash: Playwrights Horizons GO BACK TO WHERE YOU ARE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2011

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced complete casting for the World Premiere 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). (more...)

WICKED LOTTERY - Musical Phenom Holds Day Of Performance Lottery At The Broward Center
by Beau Higgins - Mar 24, 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...)

STAGE TUBE: Nathan Lane Returns to MODERN FAMILY!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 23, 2011

After guest role on 'Modern Family' last fall, Nathan Lane will reprise his role as Cameron and Mitchell's flamboyant partying friend, Pepper, in the March 23 episode according to Zap2it.com. This time, Mitch [Jesse Tyler Ferguson] and Cam [Eric Stonestreet] go out for a boys night with Pepper and a bunch of their other gay friends. Check out a clip from the episode below! (more...)

GOOD PEOPLE Extends Three Weeks Through May 29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2011

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) are pleased to announce that due to overwhelming demand, a second extension for Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of David Lindsay-Abaire's GOOD PEOPLE, the critically acclaimed new American play directed by Daniel Sullivan. Tickets to the limited engagement are now on sale through Sunday, May 29. The production had previously been on sale through Sunday, May 8. (more...)

MTC's MASTER CLASS Now Begins Performances 6/14 Due to GOOD PEOPLE Extension
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 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...)

WICKED Plays Jubilee Auditorium; Tickets Available 4/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2011

WICKED, the most anticipated musical production of the 2010 - 2011 season will go on sale to the public on Saturday, April 2nd. From 7am - 10am, tickets will be exclusively available at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium Box Office, 11455 87 Avenue Northwest. Beginning at 10 a.m., any remaining tickets will be available for purchase through all Ticketmaster outlets, through all Ticketmaster outlets, online at www.ticketmaster.ca or call 1.855.985.5000. There is an 8-ticket limit per patron. (more...)

Musical Phenomenon WICKED Returns To The Broward Center
by Beau Higgins - Mar 16, 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...)

McNally, Daigneault Honored At SpeakEasy Stage's 20th Anniversary Gala 4/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 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...)

GO BACK TO WHERE YOU ARE Offers $5 Online Lottery
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2011

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) is now accepting entries today, Wednesday, March 16, for its popular LIVEforFIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to the World Premiere of GO BACK TO WHERE YOU ARE. (more...)

Tickets for WICKED at the Kennedy Center on Sale 3/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2011

After breaking box office records and selling out in record time in 2005, Wicked, Broadway's biggest blockbuster, will return to the Kennedy Center Opera House for a limited return engagement from June 15 to August 21. (more...)

Mario Cantone Set for A MANN'S WORLD Pilot
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2011

According to Deadline.com, stage and screen star Mario Cantone is set to appear in NBC's ne pilot, 'A Mann's World.' Also set for the project is Don Johnson who will play the title character, Allan Mann. (more...)

Tickets for WICKED at the Kennedy Center on Sale 3/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2011

After breaking box office records and selling out in record time in 2005, Wicked, Broadway's biggest blockbuster, will return to the Kennedy Center Opera House for a limited return engagement from June 15 to August 21. (more...)

WICKED, MEMPHIS, LA CAGE, & More Headline Broadway LA's 2011-12 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2011

Broadway/L.A. announces the lineup for its 2011-2012 PANTAGES SEASON, a seven-show package that includes six Los Angeles premieres of recent Broadway productions - COME FLY AWAY, BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL, THE ADDAMS FAMILY, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, LA CAGE AUX FOLLES and MEMPHIS - and the return of the most successful show in Pantages Theatre's history, WICKED. (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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