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MTC Offers Special Baseball Fan Ticket Offer to BACK BACK BACK 10/31
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2008

As the Phillies and the Rays duke it out in the World Series, Manhattan Theatre Club celebrates the final innings of the baseball season with a special offer to baseball fans for their upcoming production of Itamar Moses' BACK BACK BACK, the stirring new baseball drama. (more...)

THE AFTER PARTY Presents Alison Fraser and the Cast of WIG OUT Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2008

Friday, October 31st, THE AFTER PARTY will celebrate Halloween with a special line up. (more...)

Photo Flash: BACK BACK BACK at Manhattan Theatre Club Photo Flash: BACK BACK BACK at Manhattan Theatre Club
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2008

Itamar Moses' BACK BACK BACK, the opens at MTC at New York City Center - Stage II (131 West 55th Street) on Tuesday, November 18 (more...)

Banes, Garrison and Jennings Join MTC's ACCENT ON YOUTHBanes, Garrison and Jennings Join MTC's ACCENT ON YOUTH
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2008

Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) is pleased to announce that Lisa Banes, Mary Catherine Garrison and Byron Jennings will join the previously announced David Hyde Pierce and Charles Kimbrough in its upcoming Broadway production of Samson Raphaelson's Accent on Youth. (more...)

 Eakeley, Lysy and Pressley Join Cast of MTC's THE AMERICAN PLAN Eakeley, Lysy and Pressley Join Cast of MTC's THE AMERICAN PLAN
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2008

Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) announced full casting for the upcoming Broadway premiere of Richard Greenberg's THE AMERICAN PLAN which will be directed by Tony nominee David Grindley (Journey's End). The previously announced Lily Rabe and Mercedes Ruehl will be joined by Benjamin Eakeley (Sweeney Todd), Austin Lysy (A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Delacorte), and Brenda Pressley (The First Breeze of Summer). (more...)

TO BE OR NOT TO BE Plays Final Performance 11/16TO BE OR NOT TO BE Plays Final Performance 11/16
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2008

It has been announced that MTC's production of TO BE OR NOT TO BE will play its final performance on November 16th, 2008. November 16th, 2008 is the end of Manhattan Theater Club's subscription run. They had previously been offering tickets through November 23rd, 2008, but will now be canceling that week of performances. Patrons who have purchased tickets for performances through November 23rd, 2008 should return to their point of purchase for a refund. (more...)

Alison Fraser and Mary Testa on Stage Together at Beechman 11/10, 11/24Alison Fraser and Mary Testa on Stage Together at Beechman 11/10, 11/24
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2008

The Laurie Beechman Theatre will welcome two of Broadway's most esteemed performers - Alison Fraser and Mary Testa (with special guest, Annie Golden), for two very special performances as part of our celebrated Voices from the Great White Way Series. After two previous sold out performances The Laurie Beechman has added two more chances to see Testa and Fraser: Monday, November 10 @ 7pm and Monday, November 24 @ 10pm. (more...)

EXIT THE KING Begins Performances 3/7 At The Barrymore EXIT THE KING Begins Performances 3/7 At The Barrymore
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2009

Academy? Award-winners Geoffrey Rush (Shine) as King Berenger and Susan Sarandon (Dead Men Walking) as Queen Marguerite will star in Eugene Ionesco's EXIT THE KING on Broadway. This production marks Rush's Broadway debut. Translated by Neil Armfield and Geoffrey Rush and directed by Neil Armfield, EXIT THE KING will begin performances Saturday, March 7, 2009 at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street) and open on Thursday, March 26, 2009. This limited engagement will run for 14 weeks only, through Sunday, June 14, 2009. (more...)

EXIT THE KING Begins Performances 3/7 At The Barrymore EXIT THE KING Begins Performances 3/7 At The Barrymore
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2009

Academy? Award-winners Geoffrey Rush (Shine) as King Berenger and Susan Sarandon (Dead Men Walking) as Queen Marguerite will star in Eugene Ionesco's EXIT THE KING on Broadway. This production marks Rush's Broadway debut. Translated by Neil Armfield and Geoffrey Rush and directed by Neil Armfield, EXIT THE KING will begin performances Saturday, March 7, 2009 at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street) and open on Thursday, March 26, 2009. This limited engagement will run for 14 weeks only, through Sunday, June 14, 2009. (more...)

Kennedy Center Presents McNally 'Nights at the Opera' Event for 2010Kennedy Center Presents McNally 'Nights at the Opera' Event for 2010
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2009

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will present Terrence McNally's Nights at the Opera - an event showcasing three of the playwright's works including Master Class, The Lisbon Traviata, and Golden Age concurrently in Kennedy Center theaters from March 20 - April 18, 2010. Directors include Walter Bobbie for Master Class and Christopher Ashley for The Lisbon Traviata. (more...)

Photo Coverage: MTC's HUMOR ABUSE Opening NightPhoto Coverage: MTC's HUMOR ABUSE Opening Night
by Peter James Zielinski - Mar 11, 2009

The Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) production of HUMOR ABUSE, the new one-man-show created by Lorenzo Pisoni (Equus, Last Dance) and Erica Schmidt (Debbie Does Dallas), opened last night, Tuesday, March 10th and BroadwayWorld's cameras joined the opening night excitement. (more...)

RUINED Extends at MTC Thru 4/19RUINED Extends at MTC Thru 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2009

Manhattan Theatre Club has announced that the critically acclaimed production of RUINED by playwright Lynn Nottage and director Kate Whoriskey has been extended by popular demand through Sunday, April 19. (more...)

Pisoni's HUMOR ABUSE Opens At MTC Tonight, 3/10Pisoni's HUMOR ABUSE Opens At MTC Tonight, 3/10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2009

The Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) production of HUMOR ABUSE, the new one-man-show created by Lorenzo Pisoni (Equus, Last Dance) and Erica Schmidt (Debbie Does Dallas), will open tonight, Tuesday, March 10. HUMOR ABUSE stars Pisoni with direction by Schmidt. The world premiere limited engagement began previews on Thursday, February 19. (more...)

MTC's HUMOR ABUSE Starring Lorenzo Pisoni Opens Tonight 3/10MTC's HUMOR ABUSE Starring Lorenzo Pisoni Opens Tonight 3/10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2009

The Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) world premiere production of HUMOR ABUSE, the new one-man-show created by Lorenzo Pisoni (Equus, Last Dance) and Erica Schmidt (Debbie Does Dallas), officially opens tonight at New York City Center Stage II (131 West 55th Street). (more...)

Kennedy Center RAGTIME Announces 1 Week ExtensionKennedy Center RAGTIME Announces 1 Week Extension
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2009

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced a one week extension for its production of RAGTIME. The musical will now run in the Eisenhower Theater April 18 through May 17, 2009. Based on a 1975 novel by E.L. Doctorow, the production features book by Terrence McNally, music by Stephen Flaherty and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, and will be directed and choreographed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge. The musical is part of the Kennedy Center?s Broadway: The Third Generation, a series celebrating the current generation of Broadway musical composers. The official press night will take place on Saturday, April 25, 2009 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

THE AMERICAN PLAN Begins Its Final Weeks Before Closing 3/22THE AMERICAN PLAN Begins Its Final Weeks Before Closing 3/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2009

Manhattan Theatre Club?s acclaimed production of Richard Greenberg?s The American Plan begins the final two weeks of its extended engagement tonight at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). (more...)

'RUINED' Playwright Nottage Featured on The Huffington Post'RUINED' Playwright Nottage Featured on The Huffington Post
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2009

Lynn Nottage, whose new play RUINED is currently in previews at Manhattan Theatre Club at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street), is currently featured on The Huffington Post. (more...)

Bohmer, Darrington, Noll To Star In Kennedy Center's RAGTIMEBohmer, Darrington, Noll To Star In Kennedy Center's RAGTIME
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2009

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced casting for its production of RAGTIME in the Eisenhower Theater April 18 - May 10, 2009. Based on a 1975 novel by E.L. Doctorow, the production features book by Terrence McNally, music by Stephen Flaherty and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, and will be directed and choreographed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge. The musical is part of the Kennedy Center's Broadway: The Third Generation, a series celebrating the current generation of Broadway musical composers. The official press night will take place on Saturday, April 25, 2009 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

MTC's 'An Intimate Night' Winter Benefit with Jackson, Naughton and More Held 1/26MTC's 'An Intimate Night' Winter Benefit with Jackson, Naughton and More Held 1/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2009

MANHATTAN THEATRE CLUB will present its annual Winter Benefit: An Intimate Night, an evening of cocktails and dinner followed by a special one-night-only cabaret-style show featuring the fresh faces of 2009, on Monday, January 26, 2009 at the Rainbow Room (30 Rockefeller Plaza, 65th Floor). Two-time Tony Award winner James Naughton will host, introducing three exciting young Broadway performers -- Renee Elise Goldsberry, Cheyenne Jackson, and Leslie Kritzer. Tony Award winner John Rando will direct the show. (more...)

MTC Offers 'After Words: RUINED' Discussion Series, Nottage, Ensler & Whoriskey to GuestMTC Offers 'After Words: RUINED' Discussion Series, Nottage, Ensler & Whoriskey to Guest
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2009

Manhattan Theatre Club is pleased to announce that After Words, the popular discussion series which has been a success at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre will come to MTC at New York City Center for the world premiere of Lynn Nottage's RUINED, the haunting, probing work about the resilience of the human spirit during times of war. The series will make its debut at New York City Center on Saturday, January 31 following the matinee performance of RUNED. The panel will feature RUINED playwright Lynn Nottage and Jessica Neuwirth, a founder and current president of Equality Now. The discussion will be moderated by MTC Artistic Associate Lisa McNulty. After Words is part of MTC's continuing effort to deepen and enrich the play-going experience for its audiences. Held after selected Saturday matinees, this exciting series of talks with writers, cultural critics, journalists, and members of the RUINED cast and creative team provides provocative and illuminating insights into the political, cultural, and artistic contexts of the work MTC produces. (more...)

BWW TV: Broadway Beat Sneak Peek at The American PlanBWW TV: Broadway Beat Sneak Peek at The American Plan
by Broadway Beat - Jan 24, 2009

Manhattan Theatre Club presents the Broadway premiere of Richard Greenberg's THE AMERICAN PLAN which is directed by Tony nominee David Grindley (Journey's End). Lily Rabe and Mercedes Ruehl are joined by Benjamin Eakeley (Sweeney Todd), Austin Lysy (A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Delacorte), and Brenda Pressley (The First Breeze of Summer). BroadwayWorld and Broadway Beat were there to capture all the excitement od Opening Night! (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE AMERICAN PLAN Curtain CallPhoto Coverage: THE AMERICAN PLAN Curtain Call
by Walter McBride - Jan 23, 2009

Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) presents the Broadway premiere of Richard Greenberg's THE AMERICAN PLAN which is directed by Tony nominee David Grindley (Journey's End). Lily Rabe and Mercedes Ruehl are joined by Benjamin Eakeley (Sweeney Todd), Austin Lysy (A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Delacorte), and Brenda Pressley (The First Breeze of Summer). The limited engagement of THE AMERICAN PLAN began previews Friday, January 2, 2009 and opened last night, Thursday, January 22, 2009 at MTC's Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). BroadwayWorld's cameras were there to capture every moment of the starry celebration! It is the Catskill Mountains in the early 1960s, and Lili Adler (Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominee Lily Rabe) and her mother Eva (Tony and Academy Award winner Mercedes Ruehl) are spending the summer across the lake from a bustling hotel where comics entertain and buffets overflow. When a handsome young stranger (Benjamin Eakeley) enters their world, the emotionally fragile Lili finds herself falling in love. But once her imperious mother learns of their relationship, lies are exposed, alliances are forged and Lili's one chance to escape her mother's control may be lost forever. (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE AMERICAN PLAN - Opening Night ArrivalsPhoto Coverage: THE AMERICAN PLAN - Opening Night Arrivals
by Walter McBride - Jan 23, 2009

Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) presents the Broadway premiere of Richard Greenberg's THE AMERICAN PLAN which is directed by Tony nominee David Grindley (Journey's End). Lily Rabe and Mercedes Ruehl are joined by Benjamin Eakeley (Sweeney Todd), Austin Lysy (A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Delacorte), and Brenda Pressley (The First Breeze of Summer). The limited engagement of THE AMERICAN PLAN began previews Friday, January 2, 2009 and opened last night, Thursday, January 22, 2009 at MTC's Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). BroadwayWorld's cameras were there to capture the star-studded arrivals! The Broadway production of THE AMERICAN PLAN marks MTC's eighth collaboration with Richard Greenberg; a relationship that includes the original New York production of THE AMERICAN PLAN which premiered in 1990 at MTC at New York City Center - Stage II and then transferred to Stage I. Other MTC productions of Greenberg plays include: Eastern Standard, The Extra Man, Jenny Keeps Talking, Night and Her Stars, the Pulitzer Prize nominated Three Days of Rain, and The Violet Hour. (more...)

THE AMERICAN PLAN Opens on Broadway 1/22THE AMERICAN PLAN Opens on Broadway 1/22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2009

Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) presents the Broadway premiere of Richard Greenberg's THE AMERICAN PLAN which is directed by Tony nominee David Grindley (Journey's End). Lily Rabe and Mercedes Ruehl are joined by Benjamin Eakeley (Sweeney Todd), Austin Lysy (A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Delacorte), and Brenda Pressley (The First Breeze of Summer). The limited engagement of THE AMERICAN PLAN began previews Friday, January 2, 2009 and opens tonight, Thursday, January 22, 2009 at MTC's Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). It is the Catskill Mountains in the early 1960s, and Lili Adler (Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominee Lily Rabe) and her mother Eva (Tony and Academy Award winner Mercedes Ruehl) are spending the summer across the lake from a bustling hotel where comics entertain and buffets overflow. When a handsome young stranger (Benjamin Eakeley) enters their world, the emotionally fragile Lili finds herself falling in love. But once her imperious mother learns of their relationship, lies are exposed, alliances are forged and Lili's one chance to escape her mother's control may be lost forever. (more...)

RUINED Featured On Today's Edition Of NPR'S 'TELL ME MORE'RUINED Featured On Today's Edition Of NPR'S 'TELL ME MORE'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2009

RUINED, currently in previews at Manhattan Theatre Club, is featured on today's edition of NPR's 'Tell Me More.' To hear playwright Lynn Nottage and actress Saidah Arrika Ekulona discuss the play and the timely issues it explores, CLICK HERE. In the interview which also features clips from the play, Nottage and Ekulona discuss the ongoing violence against women that takes place in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where RUINED is set, and bringing the play to the stage. The Manhattan Theatre Club's (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) and Goodman Theatre's (Robert Falls, Artistic Director; Roche Schulfer, Executive Director) co-production of RUINED, written by Lynn Nottage and directed by Kate Whoriskey, will open Tuesday, February 10 at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). In addition to Ekulona, RUINED also features Quincy Tyler Bernstine (The Misanthrope at NYTW), Cherise Boothe (King Hedley II at Signature), Chris Chalk (MTC's Defiance), William Jackson Harper (Queens Boulevard), Chik? Johnson (The Crucible at Steppenwolf), Russell Gebert Jones (Our Lady of 121st Street), Simon Shabantu Kashama (Ruined at the Goodman), two-time Emmy? Award winner Kevin Mambo ('The Guiding Light'), Tom Mardirosian (Wonderful Town, HBO's 'Oz'), Ron McBee (The Colored Museum) and Condola Rashad (Pearl at The Kennedy Center). (more...)

RUINED Begins Previews Tonight 1/21 At MTC RUINED Begins Previews Tonight 1/21 At MTC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2009

The Manhattan Theatre Club's (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) and Goodman Theatre's (Robert Falls, Artistic Director; Roche Schulfer, Executive Director) acclaimed co-production of RUINED, written by Lynn Nottage and directed by Kate Whoriskey begins previews tonight at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). The limited engagement will open Tuesday, February 10. RUINED features Quincy Tyler Bernstine (The Misanthrope at NYTW), Cherise Boothe (King Hedley II at Signature), Chris Chalk (MTC's Defiance), Saidah Arrika Ekulona (Well, Nottage's Fabulation) William Jackson Harper (Queens Boulevard), Chik? Johnson (The Crucible at Steppenwolf), Russell Gebert Jones (Our Lady of 121st Street), Simon Shabantu Kashama (Ruined at the Goodman), two-time Emmy? Award winner Kevin Mambo ('The Guiding Light'), Tom Mardirosian (Wonderful Town, HBO's 'Oz'), Ron McBee (The Colored Museum) and Condola Rashad (Pearl at The Kennedy Center). RUINED played an extended engagement at the Goodman's Owen Theatre where it opened to rave reviews for Nottage's play, the ensemble cast, and director Kate Whoriskey. (more...)

MTC's THE AMERICAN PLAN Begins Performances Tonight, 1/2MTC's THE AMERICAN PLAN Begins Performances Tonight, 1/2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2009

Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) will present the upcoming Broadway premiere of Richard Greenberg's THE AMERICAN PLAN which is directed by Tony nominee David Grindley (Journey's End). Lily Rabe and Mercedes Ruehl are joined by Benjamin Eakeley (Sweeney Todd), Austin Lysy (A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Delacorte), and Brenda Pressley (The First Breeze of Summer). The limited engagement of THE AMERICAN PLAN will begin previews tonight, Friday, January 2, 2009 and open on Thursday, January 22, 2009 at MTC's Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). (more...)

Lauren Ambrose and Andrea Martin Join Cast of Exit The KingLauren Ambrose and Andrea Martin Join Cast of Exit The King
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2009

Screen Actors Guild Award-winner Lauren Ambrose (Awake and Sing!, 'Six Feet Under') and Tony? Award- winner Andrea Martin (My Favorite Year, Young Frankenstein) will star in Eugene Ionesco's EXIT THE KING, joining the previously announced Geoffrey Rush and Susan Sarandon. Translated by Neil Armfield and Geoffrey Rush and directed by Neil Armfield, EXIT THE KING will begin performances Saturday, March 7, 2009 at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street) and open on Thursday, March 26, 2009. This limited engagement will run for 14 weeks only, through Sunday, June 14, 2009. Additional casting will be announced soon. EXIT THE KING is a hilarious and poignant comedy about a megalomaniacal ruler, King Berenger (Rush) whose incompetence has left his country in near ruin. Despite the efforts of Queen Marguerite (Sarandon) and the other members of the court to convince the King he has only 90 minutes left to live, he refuses to relinquish any control. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE AMERICAN PLAN On BroadwayPhoto Flash: THE AMERICAN PLAN On Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2009

Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) presents the Broadway premiere of Richard Greenberg's THE AMERICAN PLAN which is directed by Tony nominee David Grindley (Journey's End). Lily Rabe and Mercedes Ruehl are joined by Benjamin Eakeley (Sweeney Todd), Austin Lysy (A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Delacorte), and Brenda Pressley (The First Breeze of Summer). (more...)

MTC's 'An Intimate Night' Winter Benefit with Jackson, Naughton and More Held 1/26MTC's 'An Intimate Night' Winter Benefit with Jackson, Naughton and More Held 1/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2009

MANHATTAN THEATRE CLUB will present its annual Winter Benefit: An Intimate Night, an evening of cocktails and dinner followed by a special one-night-only cabaret-style show featuring the fresh faces of 2009, on Monday, January 26, 2009 at the Rainbow Room (30 Rockefeller Plaza, 65th Floor). Two-time Tony Award winner James Naughton will host, introducing three exciting young Broadway performers -- Renee Elise Goldsberry, Cheyenne Jackson, and Leslie Kritzer. Tony Award winner John Rando will direct the show. (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...)

'RAGTIME' Opens At Astoria Performing Arts Center 2/5/09'RAGTIME' Opens At Astoria Performing Arts Center 2/5/09
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2009

Astoria Performing Arts Center is pleased to announce the production of RAGTIME, a musical directed by APAC's very own Artistic Director, Tom Wojtunik. Ragtime will play a 3-week limited engagement at the Good Shepherd United Methodist Church (30-44 Crescent St, Astoria, NY 11102). Performances begin Thursday, February 5th and continue through Sunday, February 22nd. (more...)

AMERICAN PLAN's Mercedes Ruehl To Guest On Joan Hamburg Show
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2009

Mercedes Ruehl, who is currently appearing in MTC's critically acclaimed production of Richard Greenberg's THE AMERICAN PLAN, will be a featured guest on tomorrow's edition of 'The Joan Hamburg Show.' Ruehl will be appearing as part of the Hamburg's regular 'Live at Sardi's' series at approximately 11 AM on WOR (710 AM). (more...)

AMERICAN PLAN's Mercedes Ruehl To Guest On Joan Hamburg ShowAMERICAN PLAN's Mercedes Ruehl To Guest On Joan Hamburg Show
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2009

Mercedes Ruehl, who is currently appearing in MTC's critically acclaimed production of Richard Greenberg's THE AMERICAN PLAN, will be a featured guest on tomorrow's edition of 'The Joan Hamburg Show.' Ruehl will be appearing as part of the Hamburg's regular 'Live at Sardi's' series at approximately 11 AM on WOR (710 AM). (more...)

HUMOR ABUSE Begins Rehearsals Today 2/3 At MTC HUMOR ABUSE Begins Rehearsals Today 2/3 At MTC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2009

The Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) production of HUMOR ABUSE, the new one-man-show created by Lorenzo Pisoni (Equus, Last Dance) and Erica Schmidt (Debbie Does Dallas), begins rehearsals today. HUMOR ABUSE stars Pisoni with direction by Schmidt. This world premiere production will begin previews on Thursday, February 19 and open on Tuesday, March 10 in a limited engagement at MTC at New York City Center - Stage II (131 West 55th Street). (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Presents FIDDLER ON THE ROOF 3/21-4/26Rubicon Theatre Presents FIDDLER ON THE ROOF 3/21-4/26
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2009

Rubicon Theatre Company continues its 'Brave New World' Season with FIDDLER ON THE ROOF. The musical begins previews Thursday, March 19, open on Saturday, March 21 at 7pm and run through Sunday, April 26, 2009 at Rubicon Theatre, 1006 E. Main Street in Ventura. FIDDLER ON THE ROOF is the Tony Award? winning musical that captured the hearts of people all over the world with its universal appeal. The play tells the story of Tevye, a Jewish milkman coping with day-to-day 'shtetl' life, Jewish traditions and the women in his life in pre-Revolutionary Russia. (more...)

Photo Flash: Manhattan Theater Club's HUMOR ABUSEPhoto Flash: Manhattan Theater Club's HUMOR ABUSE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2009

The Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) world premiere production of HUMOR ABUSE, the new one-man-show created by Lorenzo Pisoni (Equus, Last Dance) and Erica Schmidt (Debbie Does Dallas), began previews February 19 at New York City Center Stage II (131 West 55th Street) in preparation for a Tuesday, March 10 opening night. (more...)

Praed, Gabrielle Star In THE MURDER GAME Opening  3/17Praed, Gabrielle Star In THE MURDER GAME Opening 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2009

King's Head Theatre Productions in association with Mary Sullivan, John Kotts, Richard Colton and Boysie Bollinger present: THE MURDER GAME By James Farwell Starring Michael Praed and Josefina Gabrielle Press Night: 17 March at 7.30pm (more...)

AMERICAN PLAN'S Lily Rabe Featured On CBS2 News Sunday 2/22AMERICAN PLAN'S Lily Rabe Featured On CBS2 News Sunday 2/22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2009

Lily Rabe, who is currently appearing in MTC's critically acclaimed production of THE AMERICAN PLAN, will be featured this weekend on 'CBS2 News Sunday' at approximately 8:45 AM. Rabe spoke to CBS2 anchor Dana Tyler at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre for the segment. Tyler spoke to Rabe about her recent success with THE AMERICAN PLAN as well as her recent successes both on and Off-Broadway. (more...)

Lynn Nottage To Be Featured On NY1's ON STAGE 2/21, 2/22Lynn Nottage To Be Featured On NY1's ON STAGE 2/21, 2/22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2009

Lynn Nottage, whose critically acclaimed new play RUINED is playing an extended engagement at MTC, will be this week's featured guest on NY1's 'On Stage.' 'On Stage' will air on NY1 (Time Warner Cable Channel 1) Saturday, February 21 and Sunday, February 22 at 9:30 AM and 7:30 PM, and Monday, February 23 (early Tuesday) at 12:30 AM. (more...)

MTC's Humor Abuse Starring Lorenzo Pisoni Begins Previews TonightMTC's Humor Abuse Starring Lorenzo Pisoni Begins Previews Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2009

The Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) world premiere production of HUMOR ABUSE, the new one-man-show created by Lorenzo Pisoni (Equus, Last Dance) and Erica Schmidt (Debbie Does Dallas), begins previews tonight at New York City Center Stage II (131 West 55th Street) in preparation for a Tuesday, March 10 opening night. (more...)

The American Plan Extends at MTC Through Sunday, March 22The American Plan Extends at MTC Through Sunday, March 22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2009

Manhattan Theatre Club is pleased to announce that due to popular demand, their acclaimed production of Richard Greenberg?s THE AMERICAN PLAN has been extended through Sunday, March 22 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). (more...)

Dentyne and Manhattan Theatre Club Sponsor Playwrighting ContestDentyne and Manhattan Theatre Club Sponsor Playwrighting Contest
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2009

Dentyne?, the gum brand behind the popular Make Face TimeTM campaign and Manhattan Theatre Club, one of the country's most prominent and prestigious theatre companies, today announced two playwriting contests about personal relationships in the digital age - one a national contest open to the public and the other a contest open to students at participating colleges and universities. (more...)

RUINED Extends at MTC Thru 4/12RUINED Extends at MTC Thru 4/12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2009

Manhattan Theatre Club has announced that the critically acclaimed production of RUINED by playwright Lynn Nottage and director Kate Whoriskey has been extended by popular demand through Sunday, April 12. (more...)

'BACK BACK BACK' Concludes Its Limited Run On 12/28'BACK BACK BACK' Concludes Its Limited Run On 12/28
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2008

The Manhattan Theatre Club production of Itamar Moses' BACK BACK BACK, the timely new play set in baseball's steroid era, will conclude its limited engagement on Sunday, December 28. The production will have played 21 previews and 47 regular performances. (more...)

'RAGTIME' Opens At Astoria Performing Arts Center 2/5/09'RAGTIME' Opens At Astoria Performing Arts Center 2/5/09
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2008

Astoria Performing Arts Center is pleased to announce the production of RAGTIME, a musical directed by APAC's very own Artistic Director, Tom Wojtunik. Ragtime will play a 3-week limited engagement at the Good Shepherd United Methodist Church (30-44 Crescent St, Astoria, NY 11102). Performances begin Thursday, February 5th and continue through Sunday, February 22nd. (more...)

'BACK BACK BACK' Concludes Its Limited Run On 12/28'BACK BACK BACK' Concludes Its Limited Run On 12/28
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2008

The Manhattan Theatre Club production of Itamar Moses' BACK BACK BACK, the timely new play set in baseball's steroid era, will conclude its limited engagement on Sunday, December 28. The production will have played 21 previews and 47 regular performances. (more...)

BWW TV: Creating THE AMERICAN PLAN BWW TV: Creating THE AMERICAN PLAN
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 22, 2008

Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) is pleased to announce full casting for the upcoming Broadway premiere of Richard Greenberg's THE AMERICAN PLAN which will be directed by Tony? nominee David Grindley (Journey's End). BWW TV brings you an exclusive look behind the scenes at emotional story of The American Plan. (more...)

John Goodman & David Strathairn Join WAITING FOR GODOT CastJohn Goodman & David Strathairn Join WAITING FOR GODOT Cast
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2008

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) is proud to announce John Goodman (Pozzo) and David Strathairn (Lucky) will join Bill Irwin (Vladimir) and Nathan Lane (Estragon) in a new Broadway production of Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett and directed by Tony? award winner Anthony Page. (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE AMERICAN PLAN Meet and GreetPhoto Coverage: THE AMERICAN PLAN Meet and Greet
by Walter McBride - Dec 13, 2008

Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) will present the upcoming Broadway premiere of Richard Greenberg's THE AMERICAN PLAN which will be directed by Tony nominee David Grindley (Journey's End). Lily Rabe and Mercedes Ruehl will be joined by Benjamin Eakeley (Sweeney Todd), Austin Lysy (A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Delacorte), and Brenda Pressley (The First Breeze of Summer). The limited engagement of THE AMERICAN PLAN will begin previews on Friday, January 2, 2009 and open on Thursday, January 22, 2009 at MTC's Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). (more...)

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