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Butley Box Office Opens Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2006

The Booth Theatre box office opens today for Nathan Lane's return to Broadway in Simon Gray's acclaimed play Butley. (more...)

Peter Friedman joins Roundabout's Twelve Angry Men
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2004

TonyŽ nominated Peter Friedman will return to Broadway in Roundabout Theatre Company's Broadway premiere production of Reginald Rose's Twelve Angry Men. (more...)

Butley Tickets On Sale 9/2.; Booth Box Office Opens 9/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2006

Butley tickets will go on sale through Telecharge to the general public on September 2nd, and the Booth Theatre box office will open on September 6th (more...)

Easton, Ivey, Rees Set for 'An Evening with Simon Gray'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2006

Acclaimed actors Richard Easton, Dana Ivey and Roger Rees will be among those taking part in 'An Evening with Simon Gray' on Monday, October 16th at the New York Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center (more...)

Nathan Lane to Appear on FOX's Sitcom 'TIL DEATH 11/19
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2008

TVGuide.com is reporting that actor Nathan Lane will be appearing on FOX's sitcom 'Til Death' on November 19th, 2008. Lane will be 'playing the gay brother of Brad Garrett's Eddie. Recently split from his longtime companion, Lane's character ultimately commiserates with his kin over how they each have come to rely on their better halves.' (more...)

LaBute's FAT PIG announces full cast
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2004

MCC THEATER (Robert LuPone & Bernard Telsey, Artistic Directors; William Cantler, Associate Artistic Director; John G. Schultz, Executive Director) will re-team with NEIL LaBUTE for the world premiere of his latest work, FAT PIG starring in alphabetical order: ASHLIE ATKINSON (Theresa on F/X's 'Rescue Me'); ANDREW McCARTHY (Broadway: Side Man; feature films: Less Than Zero; Pretty in Pink; St. Elmo's Fire); JEREMY PIVEN (Ari Jacobs on HBO's 'Entourage') and KERI RUSSELL (Golden Globe winner for WB's 'Felicity'). Jo Bonney (Living Out; Fifth of July) directs. (more...)

Birney, LaChanze, Overbey and More Join Playwrights Horizons 2008/09 SeasonBirney, LaChanze, Overbey and More Join Playwrights Horizons 2008/09 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2008

Playwrights Horizons, under the leadership of Artistic Director Tim Sanford and Managing Director Leslie Marcus, has announced additional casting and details for its 2008/2009 Season. (more...)

WAITING FOR GODOT With Lane and Irwin To Open at Roundabout Theatre 4/30WAITING FOR GODOT With Lane and Irwin To Open at Roundabout Theatre 4/30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2008

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced Tony award winners Bill Irwin as 'Vladimir' and Nathan Lane as 'Estragon' in a new Broadway production of Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett and directed by Tony award winner Anthony Page. (more...)

Kelli O'Hara, Judy Kaye, David Pittu and Will Chase to Star in BELLS ARE RINGINGKelli O'Hara, Judy Kaye, David Pittu and Will Chase to Star in BELLS ARE RINGING
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2010

Kelli O'Hara and Will Chase will star in Bells Are Ringing, the first Encores! production of the New York City Center season, running November 18-21 at City Center. The cast also features Dylan Baker, Bobby Cannavale, Judy Kaye, Brad Oscar and David Pittu. Bells Are Ringing, directed and choreographed by Kathleen Marshall with music direction by Rob Berman, has music by Jule Styne and book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. (more...)

See Michael Arden at Feinstein's - October 4thSee Michael Arden at Feinstein's - October 4th
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2004

See Bare's Michael Arden open the new series at 8:30 on Mon. Oct. 4 (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Extends CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION Thru 11/21Playwrights Horizons Extends CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION Thru 11/21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2009

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced a two-week extension for the World Premiere of CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION, a new play by Annie Baker ('An original voice' - Daily News; 'A playwright to know' - Newsday) that has just opened to across-the-board rave reviews. Directed by Sam Gold ('A magic-fingered director' - Variety; 'An uncommonly observant eye and ear' - New York Times), the production opened Tuesday, October 13. Originally set to run through Sunday, November 1, the limited engagement will now play through Sunday, November 22 at Playwrights Horizons' Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Playwrights Horizons's CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION Take Final Bow Tonight, 11/21Playwrights Horizons's CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION Take Final Bow Tonight, 11/21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2009

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced a two-week extension for the World Premiere of CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION, a new play by Annie Baker ('An original voice' - Daily News; 'A playwright to know' - Newsday) that has just opened to across-the-board rave reviews. Directed by Sam Gold ('A magic-fingered director' - Variety; 'An uncommonly observant eye and ear' - New York Times), the production opened Tuesday, October 13. Originally set to run through Sunday, November 1, the limited engagement will now play through Sunday, November 22 at Playwrights Horizons' Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Nathan Lane to Bring Butley to Broadway in OctoberNathan Lane to Bring Butley to Broadway in October
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2006

Nathan Lane will return to Broadway in Simon Gray's acclaimed play Butley for a limited run this fall; the show will open on October 25th at the Booth Theatre (more...)

Atlantic Theater Company Announces 'Body Awareness'
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2008

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Andrew D. Hamingson, Managing Director) is proud to announce the world premiere production of Annie Baker's play BODY AWARENESS, directed by Karen Kohlhaas and featuring Jonathan Clem, Peter Friedman, Mary McCann and JoBeth Williams. (more...)

Invictus Theatre Company presents Dan Gordon's "MURDER IN THE FIRST" April 2005
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2005

The newly founded Invictus Theatre Company (Co-Artistic Directors John Stanisci, Thomas Ryan and Laurie Ann Bulman) is proud to present, as its inaugural Off-Broadway production, the New York premiere of Dan Gordon's gripping legal drama MURDER IN THE FIRST. (more...)

Janie Dee, Aden Gillett, & Robert Portal To Star in THE LITTLE HUT, 4/20-5/15Janie Dee, Aden Gillett, & Robert Portal To Star in THE LITTLE HUT, 4/20-5/15
by Lauren Wolman - Mar 31, 2010

THE LITTLE HUT by André Roussin and adapted by Nancy Mitford will play The Greenwich Theatre April 20-24, The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre April 26-May 1, the Theatre Royal May 4-May 8, and the Rose Theatre May 10-15. (more...)

A DAY AT THE RACISTS Closes 3/27 at Finborough Theatre A DAY AT THE RACISTS Closes 3/27 at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2010

The world premiere of a new play by Anders Lustgarten, directed by Ryan McBryde. The show will close on March 27, 2010. (more...)

Rosie's Broadway Belters - April 11 - with Alvin, Arden, Brier, Korey, Lewis, Morton, Steel and ThomasRosie's Broadway Belters - April 11 - with Alvin, Arden, Brier, Korey, Lewis, Morton, Steel and Thomas
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2005

One performance only at The Zipper Theatre on Monday, April 11, 2005 at 8pm. (more...)

Finborough Theatre Presents A DAY AT THE RACISTSFinborough Theatre Presents A DAY AT THE RACISTS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2010

The world premiere of a new play by Anders Lustgarten, directed by Ryan McBryde. (more...)

Comedy WHAT THE BUTLER SAW Opens At Marin Theater 6/4Comedy WHAT THE BUTLER SAW Opens At Marin Theater 6/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2009

Marin Theatre Company presents the final show of its highly successful 2008-09 season with a seminal work of modern comedy, Joe Orton's uproarious farce What the Butler Saw in MTC's Boyer Theatre beginning June 4. (more...)

Lane to Open in Butley on Broadway One Day Late, 10/26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2006

Simon Gray's Butley, starring Nathan Lane, will now open Thursday, October 26- one day later than originally announced (more...)

Comedy WHAT THE BUTLER SAW Opens At Marin Theater 6/4Comedy WHAT THE BUTLER SAW Opens At Marin Theater 6/4
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2009

Marin Theatre Company presents the final show of its highly successful 2008-09 season with a seminal work of modern comedy, Joe Orton's uproarious farce What the Butler Saw in MTC's Boyer Theatre beginning June 4. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jordan Roth Concludes 'Bway Talks' Series with Nathan LanePhoto Flash: Jordan Roth Concludes 'Bway Talks' Series with Nathan Lane
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2010

Yesterday, June 27, Jordan Roth, President of Jujamcyn Theaters, concluded the first season of his multi-evening conversation series, 'Broadway Talks,' with Emmy and Tony Award-winning actor Nathan Lane. Among other topics, Roth and Lane discussed his current role in The Addams Family at the 92nd Street Y (1395 Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street). (more...)

Ivey, Gray, Ovenden, Etc. to Join Lane in Broadway's ButleyIvey, Gray, Ovenden, Etc. to Join Lane in Broadway's Butley
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2006

Dana Ivey, Pamela Gray, Julian Ovenden and James McMenamin will join previously-announced star Nathan Lane in Butley, which will open at the Booth Theatre on October 25th (more...)

Butley, with Lane, to Open as Originally Planned on 10/25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2006

Butley--starring Nathan Lane--will now open at the Booth Theatre (222 W. 45th St.) on its originally scheduled date of October 25th (more...)

THE SAVANNAH DISPUTATION Premieres 3/3, Runs Through 3/15THE SAVANNAH DISPUTATION Premieres 3/3, Runs Through 3/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2009

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) begins 2009 with the New York premiere of THE SAVANNAH DISPUTATION, a new play by Evan Smith (Psych and The Uneasy Chair at Playwrights Horizons, Remedial English for the Young Playwrights Festival at Playwrights Horizons, Servicemen at The New Group). This will be Mr. Smith's fourth collaboration with the theater company. (more...)

Photos and Video: Meet the Full Cast of TWELFTH NIGHT and RICHARD IIIPhotos and Video: Meet the Full Cast of TWELFTH NIGHT and RICHARD III
by Meet the Cast - Jan 1, 2001

Two-time Tony Award-winner Mark Rylance stars in TWELFTH NIGHT and Richard III, two startlingly different performances in repertory, as the suddenly love struck noblewoman Olivia in Twelfth Night and as the ruthless and conniving title monarch in Richard III. The critically heralded all-male Shakespeare's Globe productions of Twelfth Night and Richard III, which delighted audiences and broke all box office records in London's West End earlier this year, opened on Sunday, November 10 at the Belasco Theatre. Scroll down to learn more about the cast! (more...)

TWELFTH NIGHT's Stephen Fry Wins Tony for Best Featured Actor in a PlayTWELFTH NIGHT's Stephen Fry Wins Tony for Best Featured Actor in a Play
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 1, 2001

Stephen Fry has won the 2014 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play for his role as Malvolio in Broadway's TWELFTH NIGHT. Fry is celebrated for his diverse career as playwright, screenwriter, poet, journalist and TV personality, makes his Broadway acting debut with Twelfth Night. (more...)

2013 Tony Nominees Guide: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 1, 2001

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Neal Huff, Caroline Lagerfelt, Bhavesh Patel, Lee Aaron Rosen and More Join Rosemary Harris in Roundabout's INDIAN INK; Full Cast Announced!Neal Huff, Caroline Lagerfelt, Bhavesh Patel, Lee Aaron Rosen and More Join Rosemary Harris in Roundabout's INDIAN INK; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2001

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the full cast joining Tony Award Winner Rosemary Harris as 'Eleanor Swan' in the New York premiere of Tom Stoppard's Indian Ink, directed by Carey Perloff. (more...)

TONY'S HOLD POST - Nathan Lane Wins Tony for Best Actor in a Lead Role - PlayTONY'S HOLD POST - Nathan Lane Wins Tony for Best Actor in a Lead Role - Play
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2001

Nathan Lane has won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Performance by an actor in a leading role in a play for his portrayal of Chauncey Miles in THE NANCE. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Common Pursuit - Curtain Call
by - Jan 1, 2000

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BWW TV: Roundabout's THE COMMON PURSUIT- Performance HIghlights!
by - Jan 1, 2000

Roundabout Theatre Company's The Common Pursuit, by Simon Gray, directed by Moises Kaufman is currently in previews. The cast features Kristen Bush as "Marigold," Kieran Campion as "Peter," Josh Cooke as "Stuart," Jacob Fishel as "Martin," Tim McGeever as "Humphry," Lucas Near-Verbrugghe as "Nick." The Common Pursuit will open officially tomorrow, May 24, 2012 at the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre / Laura Pels Theatre (111 West 46th Street). This is a limited engagement through July 29, 2012. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights from the show below! (more...)

Ivey Leads Playwrights' THE SAVANNAH DISPUTATION, Previews Begins 2/6Ivey Leads Playwrights' THE SAVANNAH DISPUTATION, Previews Begins 2/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2009

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) continues its 2008/2009 Season with the New York premiere of THE SAVANNAH DISPUTATION, a new play by Evan Smith (Psych and The Uneasy Chair at Playwrights Horizons, Remedial English for the Young Playwrights Festival at Playwrights Horizons, Servicemen at The New Group). This will be Mr. Smith's fourth collaboration with the theater company. (more...)

Photo Coverage Exclusive: Lane Celebrates His Birthday with Ebersole at the CarlylePhoto Coverage Exclusive: Lane Celebrates His Birthday with Ebersole at the Carlyle
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2009

On Tuesday, February 3rd, beloved star of stage and screen Nathan Lane, celebrated his birthday at The Cafe Carlyle in Manhattan by taking in a performance of Christine Ebersole's acclaimed cabaret concert. Ms. Ebersole sang 'Happy Birthday' to Mr. Lane in the style of Marilyn Monroe. Also in attendance at the event were Rupert Everett, Michael Blakemore, Rob Ashford, Chris Noth, Anne Kaufman Schneider (playwright George S. Kaufman's daughter), Scott Wittman and Andrea Martin. (more...)

Finborough Theatre Presents A DAY AT THE RACISTSFinborough Theatre Presents A DAY AT THE RACISTS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2010

The world premiere of a new play by Anders Lustgarten, directed by Ryan McBryde. (more...)

Casting Announced for New David Marshall Grant Play PEN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2006

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced complete details for the fifth production of its 2005/2006 35th Anniversary Season, the World Premiere of PEN, a new play by David Marshall Grant. (more...)

Finborough Theatre Presents A DAY AT THE RACISTSFinborough Theatre Presents A DAY AT THE RACISTS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2010

The world premiere of a new play by Anders Lustgarten, directed by Ryan McBryde. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE SAVANNAH DISPUTATIONPhoto Flash: THE SAVANNAH DISPUTATION
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2009

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) continues its 2008/2009 Season with the New York premiere of THE SAVANNAH DISPUTATION, a new play by Evan Smith (Psych and The Uneasy Chair at Playwrights Horizons, Remedial English for the Young Playwrights Festival at Playwrights Horizons, Servicemen at The New Group). This will be Mr. Smith's fourth collaboration with the theater company. Directed by Tony Award winner Walter Bobbie (Chicago, New Jerusalem), in his Playwrights Horizons debut, the production will began previews on Friday, February 6, 2009 with an Opening Night set for Tuesday, March 3 at 7PM. The limited engagement will run through Sunday, March 15 at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Ivey Leads Playwrights' THE SAVANNAH DISPUTATION, Previews Begins 2/6Ivey Leads Playwrights' THE SAVANNAH DISPUTATION, Previews Begins 2/6
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2008

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) continues its 2008/2009 Season with the New York premiere of THE SAVANNAH DISPUTATION, a new play by Evan Smith (Psych and The Uneasy Chair at Playwrights Horizons, Remedial English for the Young Playwrights Festival at Playwrights Horizons, Servicemen at The New Group). This will be Mr. Smith's fourth collaboration with the theater company. (more...)

Countryman, Hickey, Rudko, Tucci, Murray & More Join MARY STUART Cast; Previews Begin 3/30Countryman, Hickey, Rudko, Tucci, Murray & More Join MARY STUART Cast; Previews Begin 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2008

Additional casting has been announced for the Donmar Warehouse production of MARY STUART, Friedrich Schiller's classic play in a new version by Peter Oswald, which opens April 19, 2009 at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street). The production, starring its acclaimed original London leads Janet McTeer and Harriet Walter and directed by Phyllida Lloyd, begins previews on March 30, 2009 for a limited run of 20 weeks only. (more...)

Stone and Pettie Complete Cast of Butley RevivalStone and Pettie Complete Cast of Butley Revival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2006

Jessica Stone and Darren Pettie complete the cast of the upcoming Butley revival, starring Nathan Lane (more...)

A Moment With 'Almost an Evening' Star Tim HopperA Moment With 'Almost an Evening' Star Tim Hopper
by Faetra Petillo - Apr 7, 2008

Actor Tim Hopper sits down with BroadwayWorld.com and talks about his career and experiences working on 'Almost an Evening'--three one act plays written by Ethan Coen and directed by Neil Pepe currently running at the The Theatres at 45 Bleecker Street. (more...)

Janie Dee, Aden Gillett, & Robert Portal To Star in THE LITTLE HUT, 4/20-5/15Janie Dee, Aden Gillett, & Robert Portal To Star in THE LITTLE HUT, 4/20-5/15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2010

THE LITTLE HUT by André Roussin and adapted by Nancy Mitford will play The Greenwich Theatre April 20-24, The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre April 26-May 1, the Theatre Royal May 4-May 8, and the Rose Theatre May 10-15. (more...)

Casting Announced for Ruhl's eurydice at Second Stage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2007

Second Stage Theatre has announced the complete cast for their upcoming production of Sarah Ruhl's eurydice. Directed by Les Waters, the production will begin previews on Wednesday, May 30 and will officially open on Monday, June 18 (more...)

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