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Daniel Davis Stars in Hartford Stage's THE TEMPEST, Beginning 5/18
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2012

The Tony Award®-winning Hartford Stage, under the leadership of Darko Tresnjak, Artistic Director, and Michael Stotts, Managing Director, presents William Shakespeare's The Tempest, directed by Darko Tresnjak, playing May 18 through June 10, 2012 (press opening: Wednesday, May 16 at 7:30pm). (more...)

Rubicon's GEM OF THE OCEAN to Open May 24, Ventura - Directed by James O'Neil - Cast Pictures
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2012

RUBICON THEATRE continues the company's 14th season May 24 with August Wilson's powerful and poignant drama GEM OF THE OCEAN (first preview May 16). (more...)

Daryl Roth Receives Hostetter-Habib Family Award Tonight, 5/8
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2012

Theater producer Daryl Roth, who produced last season's Tony Award-winning revival of The Normal Heart and has presented an unprecedented seven Pulitzer Prize-winning plays on the stage, is set to receive two prestigious honors next month. The Family Equality Council will present Roth with the Hostetter-Habib Family Award for her continued support of the LGBT community. The presentation will take place at the organizations Night at the Pier event tonight, May 8. (more...)

CHINGLISH Cast Members and More Star in LUTHER, etc. at Summer Works 5/26-6/30
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2012

The annual season of new plays at Summer Works is presented the Obie Award-winning theater company Clubbed Thumb -- has announced complete casting for its 17th season running May 26 to June 30 at the HERE Arts Center (145 Sixth Ave. at Dominick Street) in Manhattan. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for THE NORMAL HEART Tour!
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2012

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater produces the 2011 Tony Award-winning production of Larry Kramer's The Normal Heart, directed by George C. Wolfe. Wolfe, who directed the show's sold-out Broadway engagement last season, mounts the professional D.C.-area premiere of this production, which features returning Broadway cast members Patrick Breen and Luke MacFarlane, among others. Presented by special arrangement with Daryl Roth, The Normal Heart runs June 8-July 29, 2012 in the Kreeger Theater. (more...)

The Theatre School at DePaul University's THE DEATH OF GAIA DIVINE Begins Previews 5/2
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2012

The Theatre School at DePaul University presents THE DEATH OF GAIA DIVINE, by Jacob C. Shuler, and directed by John Jenkins, as the featured production in the 2012 New Playwrights Series. THE DEATH OF GAIA DIVINE opens Friday, May 4, and runs through Sunday, May 13, 2012, at the Greenhouse Theater Center. Performances are Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 PM and Sundays at 2 PM. Previews begin today, May 2 and continue tomorrow, May 3 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Long Beach Opera Presents Oswaldo Golijov & David Henry Hwang's AINADAMAR, 5/20-26
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2012

For the first time on the West Coast, audiences will have the opportunity to see Ainadamar fully staged in its acclaimed revised version. Long Beach Opera (LBO) presents Argentine composer Oswaldo Golijov and librettist David Henry Hwang's powerful Grammy Award-winning opera on May 20 and May 26, 2012 at the Terrace Theater in Long Beach, CA. Based on the life of famous writer Federico Garcia Lorca and his murder by Fascists during the Spanish Civil War, Ainadamar celebrates Lorca's fight for artistic, political and personal freedom. (more...)

Nominee Reactions: Audra McDonald - 'Fiance Will Swenson Said Yes to Being My Tony Date!'
by BWW - May 1, 2012

We'll be talking to nominees all day for their reactions! Click here for the complete list! Audra McDonald for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical for THE GERSHWINS' PORGY AND BESS 'I am honored and grateful and I'm super thrilled for the production as a whole to get so many nominations. I am so proud of this production and thankful to the Tony nominating committee for recognizing all aspects of the show. I got the news via text message. As usual, it was up at 6:15 for me to get the kids to school and I was back in bed by 8! Will was here though so it was nice to roll over when I got the news and say 'Hey I got a nomination!' Then we both conked out again. When we finally got up I asked him to be my date for the Tonys - he said yes! - so I guess that was our little celebration. Now it's back to being a mom for the day and get ready for the show tonight. I'm really looking forward to seeing everyone at the theater tonight to congratulate them.' (more...)

Thomas Hampson Sings His First Met Performances of Verdi┬'s Macbeth
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2012

Thomas Hampson will make his Met role debut as the power-hungry title character in a revival of Verdi's Macbeth opening March 15. Star soprano Nadja Michael makes her Met debut as the bloodthirsty Lady Macbeth. Adrian Noble returns to the Met to direct the first revival of his 2007 production, which will be conducted by Gianandrea Noseda for the first time at the Met. Dimitri Pittas reprises his acclaimed portrayal of Macduff, and Gunther Groissbock makes his Met role debut as the vengeful Banquo. (more...)

Theatre for a New Audience Presents THE BROKEN HEART
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2012

The Broken Heart, a 1629 tragic-comic play written by John Ford (Tis Pity She's a Whore), directed by Selina Cartmell in her American debut is Theatre for a New Audience's fourth production of the 2011 - 2012 theatre season. (more...)

Steam Industry Free Theatre Presents THE TROJAN WAR AND PEACE, July 5-Aug. 5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2012

Suzanna Rosenthal for Steam Industry Free Theatre presents THE TROJAN WAR AND PEACE a new three-part Oresteia adapted from Aeschylus by Steam Industry Free Theatre. The Director is Phil Willmott and Movement Direction conceived by Javier de Frutos (more...)

Actors Shakespeare Project's Euripides' MEDEA Closes
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2012

Actors' Shakespeare Project (ASP) continues its 8th season with Euripides' Greek tragedy Medea, directed by David R. Gammons. The play closes March 4 at the Multicultural Art Center, 41 Second Street in Cambridge. (more...)

COT Announces 2012 Season; Features The Magic Flute, Teseo & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2012

Brian Dickie announced the Chicago Opera Theater (COT) season for 2012, his last season as General Director. (more...)

Japan Society Presents KABUKI DANCE, 3/29-31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2012

Japan Society proudly presents Kabuki Dance, led by master dancer Bando Kotoji, as part of the Society's Performing Arts Season spanning Fall 2011 through Spring 2012. This extraordinary traditional program plays three performances only Thursday, March 29 - Saturday, March 31 at Japan Society (333 East 47th Street) as part of a five city East Coast Tour organized by Japan Society and funded by The Japan Foundation in celebration of the 100th anniversary of Japan's gift of cherry trees to Washington, DC and New York City. (more...)

hotINK at the Lark Presents Readings Thru 3/26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2012

hotINK at the LARK presents readings of dramatic works by ten playwrights from outside the United States. Each day includes staged readings during the afternoon and evening, featuring the work of distinguished New York actors and directors, and followed by meet-the-writers events. (more...)

hotINK at the Lark Announces Upcoming Readings, 3/22-26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2012

hotINK at the LARK will present readings of dramatic works by ten playwrights from outside the United States. Each day includes staged readings during the afternoon and evening, featuring the work of distinguished New York actors and directors, and followed by meet-the-writers events. (more...)

Chicago Opera Theater Opens TESEO, 4/21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2012

Chicago Opera Theater (COT) continues their 2012 Season, and General Director Brian Dickie's last season with the company, with Handel's Teseo. Performances are April 21, 27, 29, and May 2 at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park. (more...)

Company East Returns to New York With BUDDHA, March 2 At La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2012

Tokyo's Company East returns to New York with the World Premiere of BUDDHA. (more...)

Chicago Opera Theater's MOSCOW, CHERYOMUSHKI Opens 4/14
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2012

Chicago Opera Theater (COT) presents the opening production of their 2012 Season, and General Director Brian Dickie's last season with the company, with Shostakovich's Moscow, Cheryomushki. Performances are April 14, 20, 22, and 25 at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park. (more...)

The Renegade Company Announces Hamletmachine and Medeaplays, 4/25-5/5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2012

The Renegade Company, one of Philadephia's youngest theatre companies, has announced its fourth production. Fresh off its acclaimed run of The Amish Project, Renegade will bring to life Muller's Hamletmachine and Medeaplays. (more...)

WOMEN OF FIRE AND BLOOD to Remount 4/25-29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2012

B. Someday Productions and Naked Feet Productions present a new remounting of the 2008 Philly Fringe show, WOMEN OF FIRE AND BLOOD: heroines of ancient Greece tell their stories through a modern sensibility. Performances run April 25 -29, 2012 at Walking Fish Theatre, 2509 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia. PA. Tickets are $18, and can be purchased online and at the door. (more...)

Company East's BUDDHA Closes
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2012

Tokyo's Company East's New York Premiere of BUDDHA runs through March 11 at La Mama (74A East Fourth Street between 2nd Avenue & Bowery). (more...)

A.R.T. Presents WILD SWANS 2/11-3/11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2012

American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) begins performances of the world premiere production of Wild Swans, the first stage version of Jung Chang's astonishing personal memoir, in a majorinternational collaboration with the Young Vic and Actors Touring Company. (more...)

Company East Announces March Dates for BUDDHA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2012

Tokyo's Company East has announced their New York Premiere of BUDDHA. The show will run March 2 - 11 at La Mama (74A East Fourth Street between 2nd Avenue & Bowery). Director and choreographer Kenji Kawarasaki's production, which blends traditional eastern techniques of Noh with modern western dance to produce culturally rich movement theater. (more...)

The Players Present A CONVERSATION WITH ZOE CALDWELL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2012

ZOE CALDWELL has been entertaining audiences as a cold-hearted Upper East Side matron in David Adjmi's intimateElective Affinitives. Meanwhile she has been seen as an affectionate grandmother in Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, one of this year's Academy Award nominees for Best Picture. Caldwell has earned four Tony Awards, most recently as Maria Callas in Terrence McNally's Master Class. She has portrayed such heroines as Lady Macbeth and Medea, not to mention Lillian Hellman and Miss Jean Brodie, and she has worked with such legends as Dame Judith Anderson, Dame Edith Evans, Sir Tyrone Guthrie, Charles Laughton, and Paul Robeson. She has also directed stars such as Eileen Atkins, Glenda Jackson, James Earl Jones, Christopher Plummer, and Vanessa Redgrave. Caldwell is now writing a sequel to I Will Be Cleopatra, a memoir about her early years in Australia, and she'll share a few highlights from her most memorable encounters with Shakespeare with President of the Shakespeare Guild, JOHN ANDREWS, OBE. and answer questions from the audience. (more...)

Boston Court Opens 2012 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2012

The Theatre @ Boston Court announces the upcoming 2012 season of all world premiere plays. The season kicks off in the winter with 'The Treatment,' a collaboration with Theatre Movement Bazaar on an adaptation of the Anton Chekov story 'Ward 6.' (more...)

LOVESICK or THINGS THAT DON┬'T HAPPEN Play 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2012

59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer) welcomes Project Y Theatre Company with the world premiere of the anti-musical LOVESICK or THINGS THAT DON'T HAPPEN, written by Lia Romeo, with music and lyrics by Tony Biancosino, musical direction by Jon Spurney, and conceived and directed by Michole Biancosino. (more...)

Oregon Shakespeare Festival Opens 2012 Season 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2012

The Tony Award-winning Oregon Shakespeare Festival's 2012 preview performances began February 17, opening a season dedicated to Executive Director Paul Nicholson, who is retiring at the end of the season after 33 years at OSF. (more...)

The Players Present A CONVERSATION WITH ZOE CALDWELL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2012

ZOE CALDWELL has been entertaining audiences as a cold-hearted Upper East Side matron in David Adjmi's intimateElective Affinitives. Meanwhile she has been seen as an affectionate grandmother in Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, one of this year's Academy Award nominees for Best Picture. Caldwell has earned four Tony Awards, most recently as Maria Callas in Terrence McNally's Master Class. She has portrayed such heroines as Lady Macbeth and Medea, not to mention Lillian Hellman and Miss Jean Brodie, and she has worked with such legends as Dame Judith Anderson, Dame Edith Evans, Sir Tyrone Guthrie, Charles Laughton, and Paul Robeson. She has also directed stars such as Eileen Atkins, Glenda Jackson, James Earl Jones, Christopher Plummer, and Vanessa Redgrave. Caldwell is now writing a sequel to I Will Be Cleopatra, a memoir about her early years in Australia, and she'll share a few highlights from her most memorable encounters with Shakespeare with President of the Shakespeare Guild, JOHN ANDREWS, OBE. and answer questions from the audience. (more...)

Japan Society Presents KABUKI DANCE, 3/29-31
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2012

Japan Society proudly presents Kabuki Dance, led by master dancer Bando Kotoji, as part of the Society's Performing Arts Season spanning Fall 2011 through Spring 2012. This extraordinary traditional program plays three performances only Thursday, March 29 - Saturday, March 31 at Japan Society (333 East 47th Street) as part of a five city East Coast Tour organized by Japan Society and funded by The Japan Foundation in celebration of the 100th anniversary of Japan's gift of cherry trees to Washington, DC and New York City. (more...)

Mike Schlitt and Son of Semele Theater's JESUS RIDE Closes
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2012

Award-winning solo artist Mike Schlitt, in association with Son of Semele, present Jesus Ride through April 8. The production, which garnered "Outstanding Solo Show" at the New York Fringe in 2009, was presented at Son of Semele Theater last year and will return there this spring for a 5-week run that will culminate in an Easter Sunday performance and celebration. (more...)

Mike Schlitt and Son of Semele Theater Present JESUS RIDE, 3/9-4/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2012

Award-winning solo artist Mike Schlitt, in association with Son of Semele, will present Jesus Ride from March 9 through April 8. The production, which garnered "Outstanding Solo Show" at the New York Fringe in 2009, was presented at Son of Semele Theater last year and will return there this spring for a 5-week run that will culminate in an Easter Sunday performance and celebration. (more...)

New York Stage and Film's Upcoming Season to Feature Works-In-Progress From Robert Aguirre-Sacasa, Itamar Moses and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2012

New York Stage and Film (Johanna Pfaelzer, Artistic Director; Thomas Pearson, Executive Director, Mark Linn-Baker, Max Mayer, Leslie Urdang, Producing Directors) and Vassar College (Ed Cheetham, Producing Director) have announced the line-up of their 2012 Powerhouse Theater season. The full season is as follows: (more...)

MURDER BALLAD, FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, et al. Set for NY Stage and Film's Powerhouse Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2012

New York Stage and Film and Vassar College have announced the line-up of their 2012 Powerhouse Theater season. Season highlights will include: (more...)

WOMEN OF FIRE AND BLOOD Ends Remount Tonight, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2012

B. Someday Productions and Naked Feet Productions present a new remounting of the 2008 Philly Fringe show, WOMEN OF FIRE AND BLOOD: heroines of ancient Greece tell their stories through a modern sensibility. Performances run through tonight April 29, 2012 at Walking Fish Theatre, 2509 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia. PA. Tickets are $18, and can be purchased online and at the door. (more...)

The Renegade Company Announces Hamletmachine and Medeaplays, 4/25-5/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2012

The Renegade Company, one of Philadephia's youngest theatre companies, will present its fourth production, Muller's Hamletmachine and Medeaplays. These works assess the state of 20th Century Germany and allude to the constant threat of nuclear annihilation. The Renegade Company aims 'to tell familiar stories in unfamiliar ways, and Hamletmachine and Medeaplays are wonderful additions to this mission.' (more...)

WOMEN OF FIRE AND BLOOD to Remount 4/25-29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2012

B. Someday Productions and Naked Feet Productions present a new remounting of the 2008 Philly Fringe show, WOMEN OF FIRE AND BLOOD: heroines of ancient Greece tell their stories through a modern sensibility. Performances run April 25 -29, 2012 at Walking Fish Theatre, 2509 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia. PA. Tickets are $18, and can be purchased online and at the door. (more...)

The Renegade Company Announces Hamletmachine and Medeaplays, 4/25-5/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2012

The Renegade Company, one of Philadephia's youngest theatre companies, has announced its fourth production. Fresh off its acclaimed run of The Amish Project, Renegade will bring to life Muller's Hamletmachine and Medeaplays. (more...)

2012 EASTER BONNET Competition Raises $3,677,855 for BC/EFA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2012

The 26th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition raised $3,677,855, the result of six weeks of intensive fundraising for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS by 51 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies. (more...)

Pony World Theatre to Present BIG STORY SMALL Series, 5/10-12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2012

With Big Story Small, Pony World Theatre distills a collection of classic plays into potent, short works. In the company's second installment of Big Story Small, eight "new" plays have been adapted by local writers and will perform three nights only, May 10, 11, and 12 at 8pm at Theatre Off Jackson. The collection is staged with the assistance of puppets, shadows, a tiny orchard, animation, and more. Big Story Small is produced in association with Theatre Off Jackson. (more...)

Daniel Davis Stars in Hartford Stage's THE TEMPEST, Beginning 5/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2012

The Tony Award®-winning Hartford Stage, under the leadership of Darko Tresnjak, Artistic Director, and Michael Stotts, Managing Director, presents William Shakespeare's The Tempest, directed by Darko Tresnjak, playing May 18 through June 10, 2012 (press opening: Wednesday, May 16 at 7:30pm). (more...)

The Theatre School at DePaul University Presents THE DEATH OF GAIA DIVINE, Beginning 5/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2012

The Theatre School at DePaul University presents THE DEATH OF GAIA DIVINE, by Jacob C. Shuler, and directed by John Jenkins, as the featured production in the 2012 New Playwrights Series. THE DEATH OF GAIA DIVINE opens Friday, May 4, and runs through Sunday, May 13, 2012, at the Greenhouse Theater Center. Performances are Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 PM and Sundays at 2 PM. Previews are on May 2 and May 3 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Daryl Roth to Receive Hostetter-Habib Family and Harold Clurman Spirit Awards, 5/8 & 5/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2012

Theater producer Daryl Roth, who produced last season's Tony Award-winning revival of The Normal Heart and has presented an unprecedented seven Pulitzer Prize-winning plays on the stage, is set to receive two prestigious honors next month. The Family Equality Council will present Roth with the Hostetter-Habib Family Award for her continued support of the LGBT community. The presentation will take place at the organizations Night at the Pier event on May 8. Later in the month, at its Stella by Starlight Gala on May 20, the Stella Adler Studio of Acting will present Roth with The Harold Clurman Spirit Award "for courageous contribution to the culture of the city of New York and beyond." Her fellow honorees at the Stella by Starlight Gala include Harry Belafonte, James Earl Jones, Ed Schultz, and Masa Tanaka. (more...)

Chicago Opera Theater Opens TESEO, 4/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2012

Chicago Opera Theater (COT) continues their 2012 Season, and General Director Brian Dickie's last season with the company, with Handel's Teseo. Performances are April 21, 27, 29, and May 2 at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park. (more...)

Canadian Stage to Feature SPOTLIGHT JAPAN in 2012-13 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2012

Canadian Stage today announced a programming change for the upcoming 2012-13 25th anniversary season. The company's second internationally-focused spotlight festival, SPOTLIGHT JAPAN, featuring work from some of Japan's leading contemporary artists, will span one week rather than two. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THERE'S A LEAK! / MEDEA, Greenwich Theatre, April 16 2012
by Gary Naylor - Apr 17, 2012

Gary Naylor sees two contrasting plays united in a desire to foster youth theatre. (more...)

Adelaide's YES MINISTER Adds May 22 Preview Date
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2012

The producers of the current Australian tour of Yes, Prime Minister starring Philip Quast as the suave and cynical Cabinet Secretary, Sir Humphrey Appleby and Mark Owen-Taylor as the embattled Prime Minister Jim Hacker, have announced an additional preview performance of the West End comedy hit on Tuesday 22 May at 6.30pm. (more...)

Chicago Opera Theater's MOSCOW, CHERYOMUSHKI Opens 4/14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2012

Chicago Opera Theater (COT) presents the opening production of their 2012 Season, and General Director Brian Dickie's last season with the company, with Shostakovich's Moscow, Cheryomushki. Performances are April 14, 20, 22, and 25 at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park. (more...)

JESUS RIDE Extended Through May 12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2012

Award-winning solo artist Mike Schlitt, in association with Son of Semele, has extended his solo-hit Jesus Ride through May 12. The production, which garnered "Outstanding Solo Show" at the New York Fringe in 2009, has been running at Son of Semele Theater since March 9 and will continue through mid-May playing Saturday evenings. (more...)

THE CHILDREN Premieres at Theatre @ Boston Court, 5/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2012

The Theatre @ Boston Court presents 'The Children," a world premiere play written by Michael Elyanow and directed by Boston Court's Co-Artistic Director Jessica Kubzansky. Opening night is Saturday, May 12, 2012 on the Main Stage at Boston Court Performing Arts Center, 70 North Mentor Avenue. (more...)

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