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R.R.R.E.D. A Secret Musical to Run at NYMF Starring Balser and Deitch Oct. 1 -3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2009

The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) & Shea Sullivan will present R.R.R.E.D. A Secret Musical for FOUR PERFORMANCES ONLY, October 1-3 at the 45th Street Theater. Based on a true study, R.R.R.E.D., with music & lyrics by Katie Thompson & book by Adam Jackman, Patrick Livingston & Katie Thompson, is directed by Andy Sandberg (Tony Award winning Producer of Hair), with musical supervision by Charlie Alterman (Next to Normal). (more...)

R.R.R.E.D. A Secret Musical to Run at NYMF Starring Balser and Deitch Oct. 1 -3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2009

The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) & Shea Sullivan will present R.R.R.E.D. A Secret Musical for FOUR PERFORMANCES ONLY, October 1-3 at the 45th Street Theater. Based on a true study, R.R.R.E.D., with music & lyrics by Katie Thompson & book by Adam Jackman, Patrick Livingston & Katie Thompson, is directed by Andy Sandberg (Tony Award winning Producer of Hair), with musical supervision by Charlie Alterman (Next to Normal). (more...)

Anthony Rapp To Perform His One-Man Show ANTHONY RAPP: WITHOUT YOU - AN EVENING OF LOVE, LOSS AND THE MUSICAL RENT At Joe's Pub On 9/29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2009

Anthony Rapp will perform his one-man show, Anthony Rapp: Without You ? An Evening of Love, Loss and the Musical Rent, at Joe?s Pub on September 29th at 7:00PM. (more...)

Anthony Rapp Appears in Sides: The Fear is Real, Sept. 30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2005

Anthony Rapp will make two guest appearances in the off-Broadway comedy Sides: The Fear is Real on September 30th (more...)

Anthony Rapp To Perform His One-Man Show ANTHONY RAPP: WITHOUT YOU - AN EVENING OF LOVE, LOSS AND THE MUSICAL RENT At Joe's Pub On 9/29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2009

Anthony Rapp will perform his one-man show, Anthony Rapp: Without You ? An Evening of Love, Loss and the Musical Rent, at Joe?s Pub on September 29th at 7:00PM. (more...)

Harris, Ashmanskas, Poe & More Join Garber in Roundabout's PRESENT LAUGHTER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2009

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) is proud to announce the full company for the new Broadway production of NoŽl Coward's comedy Present Laughter, starring Victor Garber as 'Garry Essendine', directed by Nicholas Martin. (more...)

Ethan Hawke Directs 'Things We Want' Off-Bway, Opens 11/7
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2007

The New Group proudly presents the world premiere of Things We Want by Jonathan Marc Sherman, directed by Ethan Hawke. Kicking off The New Group's 2007-2008 season, the production features Paul Dano, Peter Dinklage, Josh Hamilton and Zoe Kazan. This limited Off-Broadway engagement will play October 22 through December 15 at The New Group @ Theatre Row (The Acorn Theater/410 West 42nd Street). Things We Want will have its Official Opening Night on Wednesday, November 7 at 7PM. (more...)

R.R.R.E.D. A Secret Musical to Run at NYMF Starring Balser and Deitch Oct. 1 -3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2009

The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) & Shea Sullivan will present R.R.R.E.D. A Secret Musical for FOUR PERFORMANCES ONLY, October 1-3 at the 45th Street Theater. Based on a true study, R.R.R.E.D., with music & lyrics by Katie Thompson & book by Adam Jackman, Patrick Livingston & Katie Thompson, is directed by Andy Sandberg (Tony Award winning Producer of Hair), with musical supervision by Charlie Alterman (Next to Normal). (more...)

Schreiber and Johansson Set for A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2009

Tonyģ Award-winner Liev Schreiber and Golden Globe nominee Scarlett Johansson, in her Broadway debut, will star in Arthur Miller's A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE directed by Gregory Mosher on Broadway at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street). Performances begin Monday, December 28, 2009 and the official opening is Sunday, January 24, 2010. The limited engagement will run for 14 weeks only. (more...)

Nicholas Martin is New Williamstown Fest Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2007

Nicholas Martin has been named Artistic Director of the Williamstown Theatre Festival (WTF), effective November 1, 2007, it was announced by WTF Board President Matt Harris. After a successful and productive three year tenure as the Artistic Director of the WTF, Roger Rees will step down to move on to other opportunities. (more...)

Ethan Hawke Directed 'Things We Want' Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2007

The New Group's world premiere of Things We Want by Jonathan Marc Sherman begins performances tonight October 22 at Theatre Row, directed by Ethan Hawke. (more...)

Norah Jones to Perform at New Group Benefit Honoring Ethan Hawke
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2008

The New Group proudly announces a benefit evening honoring Ethan Hawke with the third annual Michael Mendelson Award for Outstanding Commitment to the Theater. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The New Group Honors Ethan Hawke
by Walter McBride - Nov 12, 2008

The New Group proudly presented a benefit evening honoring Ethan Hawke with the third annual Michael Mendelson Award for Outstanding Commitment to the Theater. The event took place Monday, November 10th at Chelsea Piers. (more...)

Scarlett Johansson to Star in West End Sound of Music?
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2005

Variety reports this morning that the star is favored fo star in a 2006 revival of the show. (more...)

Durang's Why Torture Is Wrong... Extends Through May 10 at Public
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2009

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) will extend Christopher Durang?s WHY TORTURE IS WRONG, AND THE PEOPLE WHO LOVE THEM, directed by Nicholas Martin, through Sunday, May 10. The world premiere comedy recently opened to rave reviews. (more...)

South Arc's SOPHISTRY Gives Final Performance 5/29 At Samuel Beckett Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2009

The South Ark Stage (Rhoda Herrick, Producing Artistic Director) Off-Broadway revival of the comedy Sophistry by Jonathan Marc Sherman (Things We Want) will give its final performance on Friday evening, May 29th at 8:00 p.m. at the Samuel Beckett Theatre / Theater Row (410 West 42nd Street between 9th & 10th Avenues). (more...)

Ashmanskas, Dinklage, Dishy, Doyle Cast In KNICKERBOCKER At at Williamstown
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2009

Artistic Director Nicholas Martin will open the 2009 Nikos Stage season directing the world-premiere of Knickerbocker by Jonathan Marc Sherman (Women and Wallace, Sophistry, Things We Want) playing July 8-19. (more...)

'WHY TORTURE IS WRONG' Ends Extended Run on 5/10
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2009

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) will extend Christopher Durang's WHY TORTURE IS WRONG, AND THE PEOPLE WHO LOVE THEM one final week through Sunday, May 10. Directed by Nicholas Martin, this world premiere comedy opened to rave reviews and has been extended twice. Extension tickets are on-sale now at (212) 967-7555 or www.publictheater.org. (more...)

Photo Flash: 'Sophistry' At South Ark Stage
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2009

South Ark Stage (Rhoda Herrick, Producing Artistic Director) presents the Off-Broadway revival of the comedy Sophistry by Jonathan Marc Sherman (Things We Want). Under the direction of James Warwick, the eight-member cast features Michael Carbonaro as Jack, and Jonathan Hogan as Whitey, with Ian Alda, Ellen Dolan, Charlie Hewson, Mahira Kakkar, Natalie Knepp and Maximilian Osinski. Performances began Wednesday, April 22 , 2009 for a limited run through Saturday, June 6, 2009 at Samuel Beckett Theatre / Theater Row (410 West 42nd Street between 9th & 10th Avenues). Opening night is Tuesday, May 5, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: Public's Why Torture is Wrong And The People Who Love Them
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2009

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) began previews on Tuesday, March 24 for Christopher Durang's comedy WHY TORTURE IS WRONG, AND THE PEOPLE WHO LOVE THEM. This world premiere, directed by Nicholas Martin, will run through April 26 with an official press opening on Monday, April 6 at 7 PM. (more...)

WHY TORTURE IS WRONG Begins Previews At The Public 3/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2009

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) will begin previews on Tuesday, March 24 for Christopher Durang's comedy WHY TORTURE IS WRONG, AND THE PEOPLE WHO LOVE THEM. This world premiere, directed by Nicholas Martin, will run through April 26 with an official press opening on Monday, April 6 at 7 PM. (more...)

Scarlett Johansson to Star in Lincoln Center South Pacific?
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2007

Michael Riedel in today's New York Post reports that film star Scarlett Johansson is 'in the running' to play Nellie Forbush in the planned 2008 Lincoln Center revival of South Pacific. (more...)

Second Stage Concludes Season With 'Some Americans'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2008

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director; Ellen Richard, Executive Director) will conclude its current mainstage season with Richard Nelson's comedy, SOME AMERICANS ABROAD, directed by Gordon Edelstein. (more...)

Second Stage Concludes Season With 'Some Americans'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2008

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director; Ellen Richard, Executive Director) will conclude its current mainstage season with Richard Nelson's comedy, SOME AMERICANS ABROAD, directed by Gordon Edelstein. (more...)

South Ark Stage and kef Productions Presents World Premiere of LYRIC IS WAITING at Irish Rep 7/30 - 8/22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2009

South Ark Stage and kef productions will present the World Premiere of Lyric is Waiting by Michael Puzzo, directed by Adam Fitzgerald. This production will begin Thursday, July 30; Opening on Sunday, August 2 and will run through August 22, 2009 and take place at The Irish Repertory Theatre. (more...)

Jonathan Marc Sherman's World Premiere Of KNICKERBOCKER Opens At Williamstown 7/8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2009

Artistic Director Nicholas Martin opens the 2009 Nikos Stage season directing the world-premiere of Knickerbocker by Jonathan Marc Sherman (Women and Wallace, Sophistry, Things We Want) playing July 8-19. (more...)

South Ark Stage and kef Productions Presents World Premiere of LYRIC IS WAITING at Irish Rep 7/30 - 8/22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2009

South Ark Stage and kef productions will present the World Premiere of Lyric is Waiting by Michael Puzzo, directed by Adam Fitzgerald. This production will begin Thursday, July 30; Opening on Sunday, August 2 and will run through August 22, 2009 and take place at The Irish Repertory Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: Williamstown Theatre Festival Presents KNICKERBOCKER
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2009

Artistic Director Nicholas Martin opened the 2009 Nikos Stage season directing the world-premiere of Knickerbocker by Jonathan Marc Sherman (Women and Wallace, Sophistry, Things We Want), which played July 8-19. (more...)

La Mirada Theater Presents LOST IN YONKERS Running 2/6-2/22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2009

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts and McCoy Rigby Entertainment are thrilled to present the third production of La Mirada Theatre's 2008-2009 season of shows, Neil Simon's Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning play, LOST IN YONKERS, directed by Jeff Maynard, who starred in the cast of the original national tour/Los Angeles premiere. LOST IN YONKERS will begin performances on Friday, February 6 (with a press opening on Saturday, February 7) and will run through Sunday, February 22 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Boulevard in La Mirada, near the intersection of Rosecrans Avenue. (more...)

The Public Theater Announces Casting For Upcoming Shows
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2009

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announced initial casting for Christopher Durang's WHY TORTURE IS WRONG, AND THE PEOPLE WHO LOVE THEM and Craig Lucas's THE SINGING FOREST. Nicholas Martin will direct Why Torture Is Wrong... with a cast of seven that includes Amir Arison, David Aaron Baker, Kristine Nielsen and John Pankow. Mark Wing-Davey will direct a cast of nine that includes Academy Award winner Olympia Dukakis in The Singing Forest. The cast for Why Torture Is Wrong..., which runs March 24 to April 26, will include Amir Arison (Queens Boulevard at Signature), David Aaron Baker (Dead Man's Cell Phone at Playwrights Horizons), Kristine Nielsen (Crazy Mary at Playwrights Horizons), and John Pankow (The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie at The New Group). Early casting for The Singing Forest, running April 7 to May 17, will feature Olympia Dukakis (Academy Award winner for Moonstruck) as Loe Reiman. Ms. Dukakis' New York stage credits include the Encores! production of 70, Girls, 70, Barra Grant's A Mother, A Daughter and a Gun, Social Security directed by Mike Nichols, Rose (Outer Critics Award and Drama Desk nom.), Who's Who in Hell, The Aspern Papers, Night of the Iguana, Christopher Durang's The Marriage of Bette and Boo (Obie Award), Sam Shepard's Curse of the Starving Class, Peer Gynt, Titus Andronicus, Electra, Vaclav Havel's Memorandum, Brecht's A Man's a Man (Obie Award), One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, and A View From the Bridge (Theatre World Award). (more...)

Hurlyburly Presented by The New Group Begins Previews Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2005

The New Group will present the first New York revival of Hurlyburly by David Rabe as the second show of its 2004-2005 mainstage season. (more...)

TONY'S HOLD POST - 'VANYA AND SONIA's Nicholas Martin Wins Tony for Best Direction - Play
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2001

Nicholas Martin has won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play for VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE. (more...)

La Mirada Theater Presents LOST IN YONKERS Running 2/6-2/22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2009

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts and McCoy Rigby Entertainment are thrilled to present the third production of La Mirada Theatre's 2008-2009 season of shows, Neil Simon's Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning play, LOST IN YONKERS, directed by Jeff Maynard, who starred in the cast of the original national tour/Los Angeles premiere. LOST IN YONKERS will begin performances on Friday, February 6 (with a press opening on Saturday, February 7) and will run through Sunday, February 22 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Boulevard in La Mirada, near the intersection of Rosecrans Avenue. (more...)

Neil Simon's LOST IN YONKERS Opens At La Mirada On 2/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2009

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts and McCoy Rigby Entertainment are thrilled to present the third production of La Mirada Theatre's 2008-2009 season of shows, Neil Simon's Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning play, LOST IN YONKERS, directed by Jeff Maynard, who starred in the cast of the original national tour/Los Angeles premiere. LOST IN YONKERS will begin performances on Friday, February 6 (with a press opening on Saturday, February 7) and will run through Sunday, February 22 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Boulevard in La Mirada, near the intersection of Rosecrans Avenue. (more...)

Neil Simon's LOST IN YONKERS Opens At La Mirada On 2/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2009

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts and McCoy Rigby Entertainment are thrilled to present the third production of La Mirada Theatre's 2008-2009 season of shows, Neil Simon's Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning play, LOST IN YONKERS, directed by Jeff Maynard, who starred in the cast of the original national tour/Los Angeles premiere. LOST IN YONKERS will begin performances on Friday, February 6 (with a press opening on Saturday, February 7) and will run through Sunday, February 22 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Boulevard in La Mirada, near the intersection of Rosecrans Avenue. (more...)

Seldes, Baker, Corddry Bros TRUE WEST Set for 2009 Williamstown Theatre Fest Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2009

Williamstown Theatre Festival (Nicholas Martin, Artistic Director), announced the programming today for its 55th season. (more...)

Benanti, Neenan, And Poe Join Cast Of WHY TORTURE IS WRONG
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2009

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announced complete casting today for Christopher Durang's WHY TORTURE IS WRONG, AND THE PEOPLE WHO LOVE THEM. Laura Benanti, Audrie Neenan, and Richard Poe will join the previously announced Amir Arison, David Aaron Baker, Kristine Nielsen, and John Pankow in this world premiere comedy, directed by Nicholas Martin. WHY TORTURE IS WRONG, AND THE PEOPLE WHO LOVE THEM begins previews on March 24 and runs through April 26 with an official press opening on Monday, April 6 at 7 PM. (more...)

La Mirada Theatre Presents THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE 2/5/2010
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2009

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts and McCoy Rigby Entertainment are t-h-r-i-l-l-e-d to present the third production of La Mirada Theatre's 2009-2010 season of shows, the Tony Award-winning musical THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE, music and lyrics by William Finn, book by Rachel Sheinkin, conceived by Rebecca Feldman, additional material by Jay Reiss, choreography by DJ Gray, musical direction by David O and directed by Jeff Maynard. (more...)

Dick Latessa Joins Harvey Fierstein In Vegas' 'Hairspray'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2005

Joining Harvey Fierstein in the Vegas production of Hairspray is Dick Latessa who originated the role on Broadway and won a Tony for his portrayal of 'Wilbur Turnblad' according to Variety. (more...)

South Ark Stage and kef Productions Presents World Premiere of LYRIC IS WAITING at Irish Rep 7/30 - 8/22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2009

South Ark Stage and kef productions will present the World Premiere of Lyric is Waiting by Michael Puzzo, directed by Adam Fitzgerald. This production will begin Thursday, July 30; Opening on Sunday, August 2 and will run through August 22, 2009 and take place at The Irish Repertory Theatre. (more...)

Durang's Why Torture Is Wrong... Extends Through May 3 at Public
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2009

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) will extend Christopher Durang?s WHY TORTURE IS WRONG, AND THE PEOPLE WHO LOVE THEM, directed by Nicholas Martin, through Sunday, May 3. The world premiere comedy recently opened to rave reviews. (more...)

Laura Benanti Talks 'WHY TORTURE IS WRONG...' To NY Times
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2009

Laura Benanti is relishing the relish the challenge of 'being the not-crazy person in a crazy world.' Benanti stars in the new Christopher Durang comedy WHY TORTURE IS WRONG, AND THE PEOPLE WHO LOVE THEM, which opened on Monday. (more...)

Photo Flash: WHY TORTURE IS WRONG Opens At The Public Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2009

Christopher Durang's comedy WHY TORTURE IS WRONG, AND THE PEOPLE WHO LOVE THEM opened at The Public Theater on Monday April 6. This world premiere, directed by Nicholas Martin, began previews March 24 and will run through April 26. (more...)

Durang's 'WHY TORTURE IS WRONG' Opens 4/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2009

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) began previews on Tuesday, March 24 for Christopher Durang's comedy WHY TORTURE IS WRONG, AND THE PEOPLE WHO LOVE THEM. This world premiere, directed by Nicholas Martin, will run through April 26 with an official press opening on Monday, April 6 at 7 PM. (more...)

South Ark Stage Presents Sherman's Comedy SOPHISTRY, Begins 4/22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2009

South Ark Stage (Rhoda Herrick, Producing Artistic Director) has announced it will present the Off-Broadway revival of the comedy Sophistry by Jonathan Marc Sherman (Things We Want). Under the direction of James Warwick, the eight-member cast features Michael Carbonaro as Jack, and Jonathan Hogan as Whitey, with Ian Alda, Ellen Dolan, Charlie Hewson, Mahira Kakkar, Natalie Knepp and Maximilian Osinski. (more...)

South Ark Stage Presents Sherman's Comedy SOPHISTRY, Begins 4/22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2009

South Ark Stage (Rhoda Herrick, Producing Artistic Director) has announced it will present the Off-Broadway revival of the comedy Sophistry by Jonathan Marc Sherman (Things We Want). Under the direction of James Warwick, the eight-member cast features Michael Carbonaro as Jack, and Jonathan Hogan as Whitey, with Ian Alda, Ellen Dolan, Charlie Hewson, Mahira Kakkar, Natalie Knepp and Maximilian Osinski. (more...)

SOPHISTRY With Carbonaro, Hogan, Dolan & More Previews Off Broadway 4/22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2009

South Ark Stage (Rhoda Herrick, Producing Artistic Director) present the Off-Broadway revival of the comedy Sophistry by Jonathan Marc Sherman (Things We Want). Under the direction of James Warwick, the eight-member cast features Michael Carbonaro as Jack, and Jonathan Hogan as Whitey, with Ian Alda, Ellen Dolan, Charlie Hewson, Mahira Kakkar, Natalie Knepp and Maximilian Osinski. (more...)

Hurlyburly Opens Officially April 20th
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2005

Written by David Rabe, Hurlyburly depicts the addled lives of four Los Angeles men caught in love-hate relationships with Hollywood women. (more...)

'WHY TORTURE IS WRONG' Extends One Final Week Thru 5/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2009

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) will extend Christopher Durang's WHY TORTURE IS WRONG, AND THE PEOPLE WHO LOVE THEM one final week through Sunday, May 10. Directed by Nicholas Martin, this world premiere comedy opened to rave reviews and has been extended twice. Extension tickets are on-sale now at (212) 967-7555 or www.publictheater.org. (more...)

Scarlett Johansson Fuels South Pacific Revival Rumors
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2007

With a recent interview in the UK's Glamour, Scarlett Johansson continues to attach her name to the upcoming Lincoln Center revival of the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic South Pacific (more...)

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