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MTC's THE COMMONS OF PENSACOLA Announces Final Extension thru Feb 9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club has announced a final two week extension for The Commons of Pensacola, the sold out hit play by Amanda Peet, directed by MTC's award-winning artistic director Lynne Meadow. (more...)

Nathan Lane, Jonathan Groff, Donna Murphy & More Set for Drama League's 2014 Winter-Spring Season Events
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2014

The Drama League has announced their Winter/Spring 2014 Programming Schedule of special performances, events and educational offerings at the new Drama League Theater Center in Tribeca, and elsewhere. Highlights include intimate evenings with Tony® Award winners Nathan Lane, Donna Murphy, Jason Robert Brown, Michael Mayer and John Patrick Shanley, plus Tony® Award Nominee Jonathan Groff. (more...)

Tickets to WICKED at Morrison Center on Sale 1/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2014

After breaking box office records and selling out in record time in 2011, WICKED, Broadway's biggest blockbuster, will return to the Morrison Center in Boise April 16 - May 4. Tickets for the return engagement go on sale to the public at 7:00 a.m., Friday, January 24th. From 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. tickets will be available ONLY at the Morrison Center Box Office (2201 Cesar Chavez Lane - on the campus of Boise State University). Beginning at 10 a.m., any remaining tickets will be available for purchase at the Morrison Center Box Office, select Bronco Shops, online at BoiseStateTickets.com or by calling (208) 426-1110. There is an 8-ticket limit. (more...)

Philadelphia Theatre Company to Present VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE, 3/21-4/20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

Master of Absurd Comedy Christopher Durang blends the characters and themes from Anton Chekhov's dramas in the hilarious Tony Award-winner Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike running March 21 - April 20 at Philadelphia Theatre Company's Suzanne Roberts Theatre (Broad and Lombard Streets). Directed by James J. Christy, the ensemble features Grace Gonglewski, Deirdre Madigan, Kianne Muschett , Clare O'Malley, Alex Shaw, and Kraig Swartz. (more...)

OUTSIDE MULLINGAR's Brian F. O'Byrne and Debra Messing Set for 'The Leonard Lopate Show', 1/31
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

OUTSIDE MULLINGAR cast members Brian F. O'Byrne and Debra Messing will be featured on WNYC's 'The Leonard Lopate Show' tomorrow at 12:40 PM EST. WNYC broadcasts locally on 93.9 FM, 820 AM, or online at http://www.wnyc.org/shows/lopate/. (more...)

Nicholas Rodriguez and More to Join Kathleen Turner in Arena Stage's MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

Artistic Director Molly Smith tackles a unique, in-the-round staging of Bertolt Brecht's powerhouse anti-war play Mother Courage and Her Children at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Iconic stage and screen actress and Academy Award nominee Kathleen Turner returns to Arena Stage following her sold-out run of Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins to make her professional singing debut as the tough-as-nails matriarch Mother Courage-a single mother determined to keep her family alive and her business afloat during war. Using the David Hare translation, the show fuses politics and satire to paint an unforgettable and provocative portrait of war, incorporating more than 10 pieces of original music composed in a rollicking, gypsy-punk style and performed by cast members doubling as musicians. Mother Courage and Her Children runs January 31-March 9, 2014 in the Fichandler Stage. (more...)

OUTSIDE MULLINGAR, Starring Brian F. O'Byrne, Debra Messing and More, Begins Performances Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of John Patrick Shanley's OUTSIDE MULLINGAR, directed by Doug Hughes, will begin performances tonight, January 3 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). This strictly limited 11 week engagement will open Thursday, January 23. (more...)

Single Tickets to WICKED's Run at Orpheum Theater On Sale 2/7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

After record breaking engagements in Omaha in 2009 and 2011, WICKED, Broadway's biggest blockbuster, will return to Omaha's Orpheum Theater for a third engagement May 7 through 25. Tickets for the return engagement will go on sale to the public on Friday, February 7, at 10:00 a.m. Tickets for WICKED start at $35 and will be available online at TicketOmaha.com; by phone at 402.345.0606 or at the Ticket Omaha box office in the Holland Performing Arts Center, 13th and Douglas streets, Omaha, Neb. Groups of 15 or more may purchase tickets by calling 402.661.8516 or toll-free at 866.434.8587. Ticket Omaha is the official ticket outlet for all performances of WICKED.* (more...)

Benjamin Scheuer's THE LION to Make American Premiere at MTC This June
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director), Barry Grove (Executive Producer), and Mandy Greenfield (Artistic Producer) just announced that Manhattan Theatre Club will produce the American premiere of THE LION, the new autobiographical musical written and performed by 2013 ASCAP Cole Porter Songwriting Award winner Benjamin Scheuer, directed by Sean Daniels. The five-week limited engagement for THE LION will begin previews on Tuesday, June 10 and open Thursday, June 26 as the second production of MTC's 2013-2014 season of The Studio at Stage II - Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center - Stage II (131 West 55th Street). (more...)

MTC's TALES FROM RED VIENNA with Nina Arianda Begins Rehearsals Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of TALES FROM RED VIENNA, the new play by David Grimm (Measure for Pleasure), directed by Kate Whoriskey (Ruined at MTC) begins rehearsals today starring Tony Award winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur), Lucille Lortel nominee Tina Benko (Jackie, 'Brotherhood'), and Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, and Obie Award winner Kathleen Chalfant (Wit, Angels in America), Michael Esper (American Idiot, The Four of Us), Michael Goldsmith (Off-Broadway debut), and Lucas Hall (Beyond the Horizon, Othello). (more...)

Full Cast and Creatives Announced for Yale Rep's THESE PAPER BULLETS!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2014

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE presents the world premiere of THESE PAPER BULLETS!, a modish ripoff of William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, adapted by Rolin Jones, with songs by Billie Joe Armstrong, and directed by Jackson Gay, March 14-April 5 at the University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is Thursday, March 20. (more...)

2013 BroadwayWorld Nashville Awards Winners Announced - Cumberland County Playhouse Wins Big!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 27, 2014

Votes are cast; polls are closed; and results have been tabulated! This was our biggest year yet! After a record number of voters in more than 50 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is very excited to announce the 2013 Nashville winners! Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners! (more...)

Broadway's WICKED Flies Into Sacramento, May-June 2014; Tickets on Sale 2/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2014

After breaking box office records and selling out in record time in 2012, WICKED, Broadway's biggest blockbuster, will return to Sacramento Community Center Theater from May 28 through June 15 as part of the Broadway Sacramento series. Tickets for the return engagement go on sale February 15. (more...)

Tickets to WICKED's Run at Fox Cities Performing Arts Center Now On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

After breaking box office records and selling out in record time in 2009 and 2011, WICKED, Broadway's biggest blockbuster, will return to the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center Wednesday, February 12 through Sunday, March 2. Tickets for the return engagement are on sale now through the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center and Ticketmaster. (more...)

Tickets to WICKED at Morrison Center on Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

After breaking box office records and selling out in record time in 2011, WICKED, Broadway's biggest blockbuster, will return to the Morrison Center in Boise April 16 - May 4. Tickets for the return engagement go on sale to the public at 7:00 a.m., today, January 24th. From 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. tickets will be available ONLY at the Morrison Center Box Office (2201 Cesar Chavez Lane - on the campus of Boise State University). Beginning at 10 a.m., any remaining tickets will be available for purchase at the Morrison Center Box Office, select Bronco Shops, online at BoiseStateTickets.com or by calling (208) 426-1110. There is an 8-ticket limit. (more...)

WICKED Announces Lottery for $25 Seats
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

A day-of-performance lottery for a limited number of orchestra seats will be held for WICKED, which is returning to The Orpheum Theatre with performances from Wednesday, January 29 through February 16. Two and one-half hours prior to each performance, people who present themselves at the Orpheum Theatre box office will have their names placed in a lottery drum; thirty minutes later, names will be drawn for a limited number of orchestra seats at $25 each, cash only. This lottery is available only in-person at the box office, with a limit of two tickets per person. (more...)

Tina Benko, Michael Esper and More Join MTC's TALES FROM RED VIENNA; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director), Barry Grove (Executive Producer), and Mandy Greenfield (Artistic Producer) are pleased to announce complete casting for the upcoming world premiere production of TALES FROM RED VIENNA, the new play by David Grimm (Measure for Pleasure), directed by Kate Whoriskey (Ruined at MTC). (more...)

OUTSIDE MULLINGAR's Debra Messing Set for LIVE WITH KELLY AND MICHAEL Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2014

Debra Messing, star of Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere OUTSIDE MULLINGAR, the new play by John Patrick Shanley, directed by Doug Hughes, will appear on "Live With Kelly and Michael" as a live guest on Tuesday, January 14 at 9:00AM. Locally, the program can be found on ABC (Time Warner Cable channel 7.) (more...)

WICKED Welcomes New Cast Members in Pittsburgh Including Tim Kazurinsky, Nick Adams and Jenny Florkowski
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2014

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announces that the company of the first North American tour of WICKED is thrilled to welcome Tim Kazurinsky as the Wizard, Nick Adams as Fiyero and Jenny Florkowski as Nessarose on Tuesday, February 4 in Pittsburgh, PA. WICKED will return to the Benedum Center January 15 through February 9. WICKED is part of the 2013-2014 PNC Broadway Across America-Pittsburgh series, presented by the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Pittsburgh Symphony and Broadway Across America. (more...)

Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Announces WICKED Lottery Seats Available for $25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

A day-of-performance lottery for a limited number of orchestra seats will be held for WICKED, which is returning to Pittsburgh's Benedum Center January 15 through February 9. Two and one-half hours prior to each performance, people who wish to participate in the lottery must present themselves at the Box Office at Theater Square, 655 Penn Avenue, in downtown Pittsburgh. Participants will have their names placed in a lottery drum; thirty minutes later, names will be drawn for a limited number of orchestra seats at $25 each, cash only. This lottery is available only in-person at the box office, with a limit of two tickets per person. Lottery participants must have a valid photo ID when submitting their entry form and, if chosen, when purchasing tickets. (more...)

WICKED Announces $25 Lottery Tickets for Fox Cities Performing Arts Center Run
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2014

A day-of-performance lottery for a limited number of orchestra seats will be held for WICKED, which is returning to the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center with performances from February 12 through March 2 Two and one-half hours prior to each performance, people who present themselves at the Fox Cities P.A.C. ticket office will have their names placed in a lottery drum; thirty minutes later, names will be drawn for a limited number of orchestra seats at $25 each, cash only. This lottery is available only in-person at the ticket office, with a limit of two tickets per person. Lottery participants must have a valid photo ID when submitting their entry form and, if chosen, when purchasing tickets. (more...)

The Ringwald to Present ANGELS IN AMERICA: MILLENNIUM APPROACHES, 2/21-3/10
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2014

Tony Kushner's Angels in America is that rare entity: a work for the stage that is profoundly moving yet very funny, highly theatrical yet steeped in traditional literary values, and most of all deeply American in its attitudes and political concerns. Kushner tells the story of a handful of people trying to make sense of the world. Prior is a man living with AIDS whose lover Louis has left him and become involved with Joe, an ex-Mormon and political conservative whose wife, Harper, is slowly having a nervous breakdown. These stories are contrasted with that of Roy Cohn (a fictional re-creation of the infamous American conservative ideologue who died of AIDS in 1986) and his attempts to remain in the closet while trying to find some sort of personal salvation in his beliefs. (more...)

Official: Gabriel Ebert, Patrick Page, John Cullum & More Set for MTC's CASA VALENTINA- Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer), by special arrangement with Colin Callender, Robert Cole, Frederick Zollo and The Shubert Organization, just announced complete casting for the upcoming world premiere of CASA VALENTINA, the new play by four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello. (more...)

Judy Kuhn, John Glover Star in LOVE, NOEL at Lovelace Studio Theater, 2/14-23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2014

The Wallis has announced that Tony nominee Judy Kuhn (She Loves Me, Chess and Les Miserables) and Tony winner and five-time Emmy nominee John Glover (Love! Valour! Compassion!, 'Smallville') will star in Love, Noel: The Letters and Songs of Noel Coward, devised and written by Coward authority Barry Day, and directed by Jeanie Hackett, who over saw The Antaeus Theatre production of Noel Coward's Tonight at 8:30 and the three-year development of the Antaeus production of Coward's Peace in Our Time. The musical direction and piano accompaniment is by David O. Due to popular demand, additional performances have been added and Love, Noel will now be performed February 14 through 23 in the Lovelace Studio Theater. (more...)

Broadway's John Benjamin Hickey, Daniel Stern to Star in WGN's MANHATTAN
by TV News Desk - Feb 6, 2014

Deadline reports that THE NORMAL HEART's John Benjamin Hickey and THE OTHER PLACE's Daniel Stern have signed on to star in WGN America's upcoming drama series MANHATTAN. Thomas Schlamme will direct from a script by Sam Shaw. (more...)

Nick Adams, Jenny Florkowski and Tim Kazurinsky Join WICKED National Tour Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2014

The company of the first North American tour of WICKED will welcome Tim Kazurinsky as the Wizard, Nick Adams as Fiyero and Jenny Florkowski as Nessarose today, February 4 in Pittsburgh, PA. (more...)

WICKED Welcomes New Cast Members in Pittsburgh Including Tim Kazurinsky, Nick Adams and Jenny Florkowski
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2014

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announces that the company of the first North American tour of WICKED is thrilled to welcome Tim Kazurinsky as the Wizard, Nick Adams as Fiyero and Jenny Florkowski as Nessarose today, February 4 in Pittsburgh, PA. WICKED will return to the Benedum Center January 15 through February 9. WICKED is part of the 2013-2014 PNC Broadway Across America-Pittsburgh series, presented by the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Pittsburgh Symphony and Broadway Across America. (more...)

MTC's CASA VALENTINA with Patrick Page, Reed Birney & More Begins Rehearsals Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

CASA VALENTINA, the new play by four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein, directed by two-time Tony Award winnerJoe Mantello, begins rehearsals today at Manhattan Theatre Club. The limited engagement of CASA VALENTINA will begin previews on Tuesday, April 1 and open Wednesday, April 23 on Broadway at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). (more...)

WICKED to Offer Day-Of Lottery During Aronoff Center Run, 3/5-23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

A day-of-performance lottery for a limited number of orchestra seats will be held for WICKED, which is returning to the Aronoff Center with performances from March 5 - 23. Two and one-half hours prior to each performance, people who present themselves at the Aronoff Center box office will have their names placed in a lottery drum; thirty minutes later, names will be drawn for a limited number of orchestra seats at $25 each, cash only. This lottery is available only in-person at the box office, with a limit of two tickets per person. Lottery participants must have a valid photo ID when submitting their entry form and, if chosen, when purchasing tickets. (more...)

Terrence McNally's MOTHERS AND SONS with Tyne Daly Begins Performances on Broadway Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2014

Mothers and Sons, the new play by four-time Tony Award-winning playwright Terrence McNally and starring Tyne Daly, begins performances at Broadway's John Golden Theatre today, Sunday, February 23, 2014, ahead of an official opening night on Monday, March 24, 2014. Mothers and Sons marks McNally's 20th Broadway show. (more...)

Up on the Marquee: MOTHERS AND SONS
by Walter McBride - Feb 23, 2014

Mothers and Sons, the new play by four-time Tony Award-winning playwright Terrence McNally and starring Tyne Daly, begins performances at Broadway's John Golden Theatre today, Sunday, February 23, 2014, ahead of an official opening night on Monday, March 24, 2014. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the marquee at the John Golden! (more...)

The Ringwald Opens ANGELS IN AMERICA: MILLENNIUM APPROACHES Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

Tony Kushner's Angels in America is that rare entity: a work for the stage that is profoundly moving yet very funny, highly theatrical yet steeped in traditional literary values, and most of all deeply American in its attitudes and political concerns. Kushner tells the story of a handful of people trying to make sense of the world. Prior is a man living with AIDS whose lover Louis has left him and become involved with Joe, an ex-Mormon and political conservative whose wife, Harper, is slowly having a nervous breakdown. These stories are contrasted with that of Roy Cohn (a fictional re-creation of the infamous American conservative ideologue who died of AIDS in 1986) and his attempts to remain in the closet while trying to find some sort of personal salvation in his beliefs. (more...)

THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP, SEUSSICAL, POE and More Set for Berkshire Theatre Group's 86th Summer Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

Berkshire Theatre Group and Artistic Director/CEO, Kate Maguire have announced the Summer 2014 Theatre Season offering classic works coupled with contemporary plays. (more...)

Tribeca PAC Presents BIKEMAN, A 9/11 PLAY - 2/18
by Hilary Kelly - Feb 18, 2014

Marc Agger and William Brown proudly present Bikeman: A 9/11 Play by Thomas F. Flynn based on his acclaimed book. Flynn is an Emmy® Award-winning CBS reporter who nearly lost his life when the Twin Towers fell. He lived to write about his odyssey in an epic narrative poem that soon became a best seller. Dan Rather called it 'a journey into a modern underworld, and of the escape that made it possible to tell the tale.' Now, this critically acclaimed book has been adapted for the stage directed by Michael Bush. Bikeman features Tony Award® nominee Robert Cuccioli, Irungu Mutu, Angela Pierce, Elizabeth Ramos, and Richard Topol. (more...)

OUTSIDE MULLINGAR'S Debra Messing Appears on THE TODAY SHOW Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2014

Debra Messing, star of Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere Outside Mullingar, the new play by John Patrick Shanley, directed by Doug Hughes, will appear on 'The Today Show' as a live guest today, February 18 at 10:00AM. Locally, the program can be found on NBC (Time Warner Cable channel 4.) (more...)

Tribeca PAC Opens BIKEMAN, A 9/11 PLAY Tonight
by Hilary Kelly - Feb 18, 2014

Marc Agger and William Brown present Bikeman: A 9/11 Play by Thomas F. Flynn based on his acclaimed book. Flynn is an Emmy Award-winning CBS reporter who nearly lost his life when the Twin Towers fell. He lived to write about his odyssey in an epic narrative poem that soon became a best seller. Dan Rather called it 'a journey into a modern underworld, and of the escape that made it possible to tell the tale.' Now, this critically acclaimed book has been adapted for the stage directed by Michael Bush. Bikeman features Tony Award nominee Robert Cuccioli, Irungu Mutu, Angela Pierce, Elizabeth Ramos, and Richard Topol. Opening night is tonight, February 18 at 7PM. (more...)

Broadway's WICKED Flies Into Sacramento, May-June 2014; Tickets on Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2014

After breaking box office records and selling out in record time in 2012, Wicked, Broadway's biggest blockbuster, will return to Sacramento Community Center Theater from May 28 through June 15 as part of the Broadway Sacramento series. Tickets for the return engagement go on sale today, February 15. (more...)

OUTSIDE MULLINGAR'S Debra Messing to Appear on THE TODAY SHOW, 2/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

Debra Messing, star of Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere Outside Mullingar, the new play by John Patrick Shanley, directed by Doug Hughes, will appear on 'The Today Show' as a live guest on Tuesday, February 18 at 10:00AM. Locally, the program can be found on NBC (Time Warner Cable channel 4.) (more...)

Michael Esper, Rachel Tucker, Aaron Lazar & More Will Star in Sting's THE LAST SHIP; Previews to Begin 9/30 at Broadway's Neil Simon Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2014

THE LAST SHIP - the new musical with music and lyrics by 16-time Grammy winner Sting, and book by Tony winner John Logan and Puliter Prize-winner Brian Yorkey - will begin previews on Broadway at the Neil Simon on September 30 prior to opening night on October 26, according to producers Jeffrey Seller and Kathryn Schenker. The Last Ship is directed by Tony winner Joe Mantello and has choreography by Olivier Award winner and Tony nominee Steven Hoggett. (more...)

WICKED Will Return to Toronto's Ed Mirvish Theatre this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

After breaking box office records in each of its previous three engagements, WICKED, Broadway's biggest blockbuster, will return to the Ed Mirvish Theatre this fall for a limited nine-week engagement, September 3 - November 2, 2014. (more...)

92Y to Host Evening with THE VELOCITY OF AUTUMN's Estelle Parsons, Stephen Spinella & Eric Coble, 3/19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

Academy Award winner Estelle Parsons returns to the stage in The Velocity of Autumn, an explosive new play by playwright Eric Coble. Tony Award winner Stephen Spinella co-stars in this wickedly funny and poignant story about a 79-year-old artist in a showdown with her family over where she'll spend her remaining years. (more...)

Nick Adams, Jenny Florkowski & Tim Kazurinsky to Join WICKED National Tour, 2/4
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2013

The company of the first North American tour of WICKED will welcome Tim Kazurinsky as the Wizard, Nick Adams as Fiyero and Jenny Florkowski as Nessarose on Tuesday, February 4 in Pittsburgh, PA. (more...)

BroadwayWorld Nashville Awards LAST CHANCE TO VOTE - Manus, Hancock Tied!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2013

Voting is now underway for Nashville! We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends. (more...)

Breaking News: John Aylward Exits MTC's OUTSIDE MULLINGAR, Peter Maloney Steps in as 'Tony'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2013

OUTSIDE MULLINGAR will begin previews, as scheduled, on Friday, January 3 in preparation for Thursday, January 23 opening at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). (more...)

BroadwayWorld Nashville Holiday Madness Awards Update 12/20 - Britt Hancock Leads!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2013

Voting is now underway for Nashville! We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends. (more...)

WICKED Announces Lottery Policy for Providence Performing Arts Center Run
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2013

A day-of-performance lottery for a limited number of orchestra seats will be held for WICKED, which flies back to the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) just in time for the holiday season: December 26 through January 12. Two and one-half hours prior to each performance, people who present themselves at the PPAC Box Office (220 Weybosset Street in downtown Providence) will have their names placed in a lottery drum; thirty minutes later, names will be drawn for a limited number of orchestra seats at $25 each, cash only. This lottery is available only in-person at the box office, with a limit of two tickets per person. Lottery participants must have a valid photo ID when submitting their entry form and, if chosen, when purchasing tickets. (more...)

Nicholas Rodriguez and More to Join Kathleen Turner in Arena Stage's MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2013

Artistic Director Molly Smith tackles a unique, in-the-round staging of Bertolt Brecht's powerhouse anti-war play Mother Courage and Her Children at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Iconic stage and screen actress and Academy Award nominee Kathleen Turner returns to Arena Stage following her sold-out run of Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins to make her professional singing debut as the tough-as-nails matriarch Mother Courage-a single mother determined to keep her family alive and her business afloat during war. Using the David Hare translation, the show fuses politics and satire to paint an unforgettable and provocative portrait of war, incorporating more than 10 pieces of original music composed in a rollicking, gypsy-punk style and performed by cast members doubling as musicians. Mother Courage and Her Children runs January 31-March 9, 2014 in the Fichandler Stage. (more...)

THE COMMONS OF PENSACOLA'S Sarah Jessica Parker Set for WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2013

Sarah Jessica Parker, star of Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of Amanda Peet's acclaimed new play The Commons of Pensacola, will appear on Bravo's 'Watch What Happens Live,' as a live guest tonight, December 18 at 11:00PM. (more...)

Bobby Steggert and Frederick Weller Join Tyne Daly in MOTHERS AND SONS on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2013

Obie and Drama Desk Award winner Frederick Weller and Tony® Award nominee Bobby Steggert will join Tony® and Emmy® Award winner Tyne Daly in the upcoming Broadway production of Terrence McNally's Mothers and Sons, it was announced today. Weller will portray Cal Porter opposite Daly's Katharine Gerard. Steggert, currently seen on Broadway in Big Fish, reprises the role of Will Ogden which he created in an earlier production of the play at Bucks County Playhouse. Mothers and Sons marks Mr. McNally's 20th Broadway show, and will be directed by Tony nominee Sheryl Kaller (Next Fall). It will play Broadway's John Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). Preview performances have been set to begin Sunday, February 23, 2014, and the opening night has been announced for Monday, March 24, 2014. Mothers and Sons is produced on Broadway by Tom Kirdahy, Roy Furman, Paula Wagner & Debbie Bisno, and Barbara Freitag & Loraine Alterman Boyle. For tickets and more information, visit www.MothersAndSonsBroadway.com. (more...)

Gina Beck & Alison Fraser Join Cast of WICKED National Tour Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2013

The company of the first North American tour of WICKED welcome Gina Beck as Glinda and Alison Fraser as Madame Morrible today, Monday, December 16 in Chicago, IL. WICKED, Broadway's biggest blockbuster, is playing through December 21 at the Oriental Theatre. (more...)

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