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Sugar Valley Theatricals Presents MUNCHED Reading to Benefit WORTH Today, 9/9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2012

Sugar Valley Theatricals, Bryan Webster, artistic director, in association with Isaac H. Suggs, Jr., presents a special staged reading performance of MUNCHED by Kim Porter, directed by Petronia Paley, as a benefit for Women on the Rise Telling HerStory (WORTH). (more...)

THE BELLFLOWER SESSIONS Makes World Premiere at Whitefire Theatre Tonight, 9/8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2012

The Whitefire Theatre, celebrating its 30th Anniversary Season, presents the world premiere of Andy Bloch's The Bellflower Sessions directed by Bryan Rasmussen, produced by Scott Disharoon. (more...)

Quest Theatre Opens MALES ORDER BRIDES Tonight, 9/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2012

Quest Theatre Ensemble offers a deep dish of melodrama with Males Order Brides or Big Harry Deals Scandalous Scheme, directed by James T. Scott III. Opening is tonight, September 7 at 8:00 p.m. at The Blue Theater, (On the campus of St. Gregory the Great Church) at 1609 West Gregory (Gregory and Ashland). Tickets and information are available at www.questensemble.org or through reservations@questensemble.org or 312-458-0895. (more...)

The RRazz Room Celebrates 30 Years of Lypsinka with THE PASSION OF THE CRAWFORD, Now thru 9/16
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2012

The RRazz Room, San Francisco's premier nightclub, will welcome back acclaimed entertainer Lypsinka for a special two-week engagement from tonight, September 4 to 16 to celebrate Lypsinka's 30th anniversary. She will recreate the widely popular show 'The Passion of the Crawford' - a fab fantasia about the refraction of celebrity and addiction to fame - for the first time in the Bay Area in more than five years. (more...)

Janet Henfrey and More to Star in Finborough Theatre's BARROW HILL World Premiere, Aug 19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2012

The world premiere of Barrow Hill, a first play by new playwright Jane Wainwright, starring Janet Henfrey, and directed by Abbey Wright - whose recent work includes the multi-four star production of Dublin Carol as part of the Donmar at the Trafalgar Studios season - opens at the Finborough Theatre for a limited run of Sunday and Monday evening and Tuesday matinee performances on Sunday, 19 August 2012 (Press Night: Monday, 20 August 2012 at 7.30pm). (more...)

MEDEA'S GOT SOME ISSUES Comes to Chicago's Luna Central, 9/27-29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2012

The tragedy of "Medea" reinvented as a laugh-out-laugh farce? The English version of this comedic hit receives its Midwest Premiere September 27th at Luna Central. (more...)

Scapegoat Carnivale Theatre Presents Euripides' THE BACCHAE, 10/12-10/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2012

Scapegoat Carnivale Theatre will present Euripides' The Bacchae in a new translation from the ancient Greek, as part of Centaur Theatre's Brave New Looks from October 12 to October 20. (more...)

MEDEA'S GOT SOME ISSUES Comes to Chicago's Luna Central, Now thru 9/29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2012

The tragedy of "Medea" reinvented as a laugh-out-laugh farce? The English version of this comedic hit receives its Midwest Premiere tonight, September 27th at Luna Central. (more...)

Talisman Theatre Presents THE MEDEA EFFECT Oct. 11-20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2012

Montreal's Talisman Theatre will present the Canadian English-language premiere of The Medea Effect at Theatre La Chapelle from October 11-20. The show was written by Quebecoise playwright Suzie Bastien and translated for Talisman Theatre by Nadine Desrochers. Emma Tibaldo directs the cast, which stars Eloi ArchamBaudoin as Ugo and Jennifer Morehouse as Ada. (more...)

MEDEA'S GOT SOME ISSUES Set for United Solo Festival, 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2012

The tragedy of "Medea" reinvented as a laugh-out-laugh farce? The English version of this comedic hit is back in Off Broadway featured by UNITED SOLO, the world's largest solo theatre festival. (more...)

MEDEA'S GOT SOME ISSUES Comes to Chicago's Luna Central, 9/27-29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2012

The tragedy of "Medea" reinvented as a laugh-out-laugh farce? The English version of this comedic hit receives its Midwest Premiere September 27th at Luna Central. (more...)

The Flea Extends JOB Through 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2012

After selling out almost all of its originally scheduled performances, The Flea Theater announces an extension of the New York premiere production of JOB, written by Thomas Bradshaw and directed by Flea Resident Director Benjamin Kamine. Previews began August 31, with opening night slated for Wednesday, September 19. Originally scheduled to end October 7, performances will now run through November 3. (more...)

John Grisham's A TIME TO KILL Headed for Broadway Spring or Summer 2013
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2012

According to ArtInfo, Rupert Holmes' stage adaptation of John Grisham's novel A Time to Kill is headed to Broadway with lead producer Daryl Roth. Casting is currently underway, and the production hopes to take the stage in spring or summer of 2013. (more...)

The RRazz Room Celebrates 30 Years of Lypsinka with THE PASSION OF THE CRAWFORD, 9/4-16
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2012

The RRazz Room, San Francisco's premier nightclub, will welcome back acclaimed entertainer Lypsinka for a special two-week engagement from September 4 to 16 to celebrate Lypsinka's 30th anniversary. She will recreate the widely popular show 'The Passion of the Crawford' - a fab fantasia about the refraction of celebrity and addiction to fame - for the first time in the Bay Area in more than five years. (more...)

LUNCH HOUR Opens Stage III's 2012-2013 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2012

Casper's Stage III theater has announced theatre offering for the upcoming 2012-2013 season. (more...)

Diane Lane and Finn Wittrock Cast in Goodman Theatre's SWEET BIRD OF YOUTH; MEASURE FOR MEASURE Added to 2012-13 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2012

Artistic Director Robert Falls announced today that he will direct a major revival and new adaptation of Measure for Measure, Shakespeare's darkly comic collision of vice and virtue, in Goodman Theatre's 2012/2013 season, March 9 - April 14, 2013. Also, director David Cromer announced partial casting for his production of Sweet Bird of Youth: Oscar, Emmy, Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award-nominee Diane Lane appears as Princess Kosmonopolis and Finn Wittrock, who recently appeared in Broadway's Death of a Salesman with Philip Seymour Hoffman, is cast as the young-actor-turned-gigolo Chance Wayne. Complete casting to be announced soon. (more...)

The Theatre School at DePaul University Presents SPRING AWAKENING, 9/28-10/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2012

The Theatre School at DePaul University's Showcase Series of Contemporary Plays and Classics presents SPRING AWAKENING, book & lyrics by Steven Sater, music by Duncan Sheik, based on the play by Wedekind, with musical direction by Mark Elliot, and directed by Damon Kiely. This rock musical premieres on Friday, September 28, and runs through Sunday, October 7, 2012, at DePaul's historic Merle Reskin Theatre. Performances are Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 PM and Sundays at 2 PM. Previews are on September 26 and 27, at 7:30 PM. (more...)

MEDEA'S GOT SOME ISSUES Set for United Solo Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2012

More than 2,400 years after the premiere of the myth, "Medea's Got Some Issues" presents, without inhibitions, 'the mitigating and sordid factors surrounding Medea's infamous case: From the sexual haste of her husband, Jason, to the misogynistic and xenophobic environment of classical Corinth. The play is both a madcap parody and a tribute to Euripides? classic tragedy.' (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Quest Theatre Ensemble's MALES ORDER BRIDES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2012

Quest Theatre Ensemble offers a deep dish of melodrama with Males Order Brides or Big Harry Deals Scandalous Scheme, directed by James T. Scott III. The show is currently playing at The Blue Theater on the campus of St. Gregory the Great Church, at 1609 West Gregory (Gregory and Ashland). Check out photos from the production below! (more...)

East West Players Presents World Premiere of TEA, WITH MUSIC, 11/8-12/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2012

East West Players (EWP), the nation's premier Asian American theatre, continues its 47th Anniversary season, themed Spirited Away, with the world premiere of TEA, WITH MUSIC. Book and lyrics are by acclaimed playwright Velina Hasu Houston, music by Nathan Wang and choreographed by Giovanni Ortega. This production is directed by Jon Lawrence Rivera. The musical features Joan Almedilla (Miss Saigon, Les Miserables), Tiffany-Marie Austin (Miss Saigon, A Little Night Music), Yumi Iwama (Our Town, South Pacific), Jennie Kwan (TV's California Dreams, Avenue Q), and Janet Song (Twelfth Night, Medea). (more...)

R.U.R., THE TRUTH QUOTIENT Headline Resonance Ensemble's 10th Season, 1/9-2/2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2012

Resonance Ensemble announces its 10th anniversary season with "Connecting Circuits" featuring two shows in rep, a classic play and new play with resonating themes. This season includes the classic 1920 play R.U.R. by Karel Capek, adapted by Lee Eric Shackleford, directed by Valentina Fratti in rep with THE TRUTH QUOTIENT, by award-winning playwright Richard Manley, directed By Eric Parness. The season will run from January 9 - February 2, 2013 at Theatre Row's Beckett Theatre (410 West 42 Street). (more...)

Casa Manana Presents TWO ON THE AISLE, 3 IN A VAN Reading, 10/18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2012

Casa Manana presents a staged reading of the side-splitting new comedy Two on the Aisle, 3 in a Van by Mary Lynn Dobson at Casa Mañana Theatre Thursday, October 18. Admittance is free with RSVP. (more...)

Tony Shalhoub, Roberta Reardon & More to Attend 2012 HOLA Awards, 10/8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2012

Attending the 13th Annual Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors (HOLA) Awards presented by Delta Air Lines this Monday, October 8, 2012 will be SAG-AFTRA elected leadership reps that include national SAG-AFTRA Co- President, Roberta Reardon and national SAG-AFTRA Co-Treasurer and Co-Secretary, Amy Aquino. Also joining the celebration will be Tony Plana, Tony Shalhoub, Brooke Adams and CNN's Jane Vélez-Mitchell. A special tribute to the late Lupe Ontiveros will be given by Latin Heat Editor and co-host of 'HOLA L.A.' Bel Hernández. Odalys Molina and Jorge Ramos will serve as the Masters of Ceremonies of this year's HOLA Awards. (more...)

Tony Shalhoub, Roberta Reardon & More to Attend 2012 HOLA Awards Tonight, 10/8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2012

Attending the 13th Annual Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors (HOLA) Awards presented by Delta Air Lines tonight, October 8, 2012 will be SAG-AFTRA elected leadership reps that include national SAG-AFTRA Co- President, Roberta Reardon and national SAG-AFTRA Co-Treasurer and Co-Secretary, Amy Aquino. Also joining the celebration will be Tony Plana, Tony Shalhoub, Brooke Adams and CNN's Jane Vélez-Mitchell. A special tribute to the late Lupe Ontiveros will be given by Latin Heat Editor and co-host of 'HOLA L.A.' Bel Hernández. Odalys Molina and Jorge Ramos will serve as the Masters of Ceremonies of this year's HOLA Awards. (more...)

Jason Priestley Leads Race at Canadian Stage in '12-'13; Season Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2012

Canadian Stage today announced the details of the 2012.2013 season celebrating the 25th anniversary of the company. (more...)

Scapegoat Carnivale Presents THE BACCHAE, Oct 11-20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2012

Scapegoat Carnivale presents THE BACCHAE, October 11-20, 2012 at the Centaur Theatre Company, a new translation by Andreas Apergis and Joseph Shragge, directed by Andreas Apergis, new translation by Andreas Apergis & Joseph Shragge, original music by Brian Lipson, musical direction by David Oppenheim. (more...)

Tickets Available Now for Third United Solo Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2012

United Solo, the world's largest solo theatre festival, doubled in size in the past three years. During the upcoming six?week run between October 11 and November 18, a variety of one hundred solo shows will perform at Theatre ROW on 42nd Street in New York. Performers come from all over the world, bringing stories in which they explore global and local issues, address universal dilemmas, and adapt classical literature in shows like "Medea's Got Some Issues," "The Picture of Dorian Gray," and "Vonnegut, Vonnegut." (more...)

Scapegoat Carnivale Presents THE BACCHAE, Now thru Oct 20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2012

Scapegoat Carnivale presents THE BACCHAE, tonight, October 11-20, 2012 at the Centaur Theatre Company, a new translation by Andreas Apergis and Joseph Shragge, directed by Andreas Apergis, new translation by Andreas Apergis & Joseph Shragge, original music by Brian Lipson, musical direction by David Oppenheim. (more...)

Wide Eyed Productions Presents ANIMALS at FringeNYC, 8/14-23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2012

Wide Eyed Productions presents ANIMALS by Sam Byron, directed by Kristin Skye Hoffmann, as part of the FringeNYC Festival 2012 at The Kraine Theatre, 85 E. 4th Street. (more...)

American Thymele Theatre's CHILDREN OF HERCULES Plays for Free in Venues Around NYC, Now thru 8/11
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2012

American Thymele Theatre's NYC Euripides Summer Festival Series presents Euripides' rarely staged and timely play CHILDREN OF HERCULES from today, August 7th thru 11th with outdoor performances at the East River Park Amphitheatre (8/7 and 8/8), the Naumburg Bandshell in Central Park (8/9) and at Theatre 500 in the Times Square Arts Center (8/11). Stephen Diacrussi directs a cast of 25 headed by Michael Raimondi, Diana Swinburne, Tara Bancroft, Stephen Powell, Nicholas Sattinger, Paul Kirchmeyr and Ian Scott. The chorus is led by David Bushman. (more...)

Quest Theatre Presents MALES ORDER BRIDES, Opening 9/7
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2012

Quest Theatre Ensemble offers a deep dish of melodrama with Males Order Brides or Big Harry Deals Scandalous Scheme, directed by James T. Scott III. Opening is Friday, September 7 at 8:00 p.m. at The Blue Theater, (On the campus of St. Gregory the Great Church) at 1609 West Gregory (Gregory and Ashland). Tickets and information are available at www.questensemble.org or through reservations@questensemble.org or 312-458-0895. (more...)

THE BELLFLOWER SESSIONS Makes World Premiere at Whitefire Theatre, 9/8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2012

The Whitefire Theatre, celebrating its 30th Anniversary Season, presents the world premiere of Andy Bloch's The Bellflower Sessions directed by Bryan Rasmussen, produced by Scott Disharoon. (more...)

The Flea's JOB Begins Performances Tonight, 8/31
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2012

The Bats are back and in The Flea Theater's New York premiere production of JOB, written by Thomas Bradshaw and directed by Flea Resident Director Benjamin Kamine. Previews begin tonight, August 31, with opening night slated for Wednesday, September 19. (more...)

Andreas Mitisek To Lead Chicago Opera Theater 9/1/12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2012

Andreas Mitisek, Artistic and General Director of Long Beach Opera (LBO), will become the General Director of Chicago Opera Theater (COT) on September 1, 2012. (more...)

Faux-Real Theater and Witness Relocation Present 2012 SummerStage Festival's Final Shows, Now thru 8/30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2012

The final shows of the 2012 SummerStage festival are full-length plays from two of NYC's top collectives: The Faux-Real Theater Group and Witness Relocation. Complete show information follows. (more...)

Faux-Real Theater and Witness Relocation Present 2012 SummerStage Festival's Final Shows, Now thru 8/30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2012

The final shows of the 2012 SummerStage festival are full-length plays from two of NYC's top collectives: The Faux-Real Theater Group and Witness Relocation. Complete show information follows. (more...)

Exclusive InDepth InterView: Tonya Pinkins Talks Broadway, Hollywood, 54 Below, Upcoming Projects & More
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 24, 2012

Today we are talking to a Tony Award-winning star known for her many impressive appearances on Broadway in JELLY'S LAST JAM, PLAY ON!, THE WILD PARTY and her tremendous title turn in the towering CAROLINE, OR CHANGE - the one and only Tonya Pinkins. Opening up about her career and many of her most memorable roles, Pinkins lets us in to her world and shares experiences of working with some of the most noted names in theatre - George C. Wolfe, Harold Prince, August Wilson, Stephen Sondheim, Lloyd Richards, Daniel Sullivan, David Esbjornson and many more among them - on everything from MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, her Broadway debut, to her many musical roles to August Wilson's THE PIANO LESSON and RADIO GOLF all the way to last season's Shakespeare In The Park double-header of THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR and MEASURE FOR MEASURE. Most importantly, Pinkins fills us in on all the details about her upcoming Ethel Waters tribute at 54 Below and what we can expect from one of musical theatre's most dynamic divas taking on the song catalog of an entertainment pioneer in this New York premiere of the in-development new musical solo spotlight showcase. Additionally, Pinkins shares some candid reminiscences about some of her most fondly remembered film and television roles - such as ABOVE THE RIM, BEAT STREET, ROMANCE & CIGARETTES, ENCHANTED and others - as well as offers her thoughts on the ever-changing world of soaps, having appeared in major roles on both AS THE WORLD TURNS and ALL MY CHILDREN. All of that, comments on her two upcoming feature films - HOME and NEWLYWEEDS - and much, much more! (more...)

Lochhead, Kay and More Headline POETRY IN THE PERSIAN TENT, Now thru Aug 26
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2012

Renowned poets Liz Lochhead, Jackie Kay, John Glenday, Vicki Fever, Aonghas MacNeacail and Stewart Conn will headline the Poetry in the Persian Tent reading series this month to raise funds for Liz Lochhead and Jim Carruth's Old MacDonald Had a Farm for Africa Project, in association with Oxfam. (more...)

Wide Eyed Productions Presents ANIMALS at FringeNYC, 8/14-23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2012

Wide Eyed Productions presents ANIMALS by Sam Byron, directed by Kristin Skye Hoffmann, as part of the FringeNYC Festival 2012 at The Kraine Theatre, 85 E. 4th Street. (more...)

The RRazz Room Celebrates 30 Years of Lypsinka with THE PASSION OF THE CRAWFORD, 9/4-16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2012

The RRazz Room, San Francisco's premier nightclub, will welcome back acclaimed entertainer Lypsinka for a special two-week engagement from September 4 to 16 to celebrate Lypsinka's 30th anniversary. She will recreate the widely popular show 'The Passion of the Crawford' - a fab fantasia about the refraction of celebrity and addiction to fame - for the first time in the Bay Area in more than five years. (more...)

Photo Flash: Poetry in the Persian Tent Opens at Edinburgh's Festival of Spirituality and Peace
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2012

Yesterday, August 22, Liz Lochhead launched Poetry in the Persian Tent at the Festival of Spirituality and Peace in Edinburgh, UK, to raise money for Oxfam project Old MacDonald Had a Farm for Africa. In the first of five Poetry in the Persian Tent readings with music, poets Liz Lochhead, John Glenday, Ryan Van Winkle, and Stephanie Green performed their verse accompanied by John Sampson on wind instruments. (more...)

BARROW HILL Opens at Finborough Theatre Tonight, Aug 20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2012

The world premiere of Barrow Hill, a first play by new playwright Jane Wainwright, starring Janet Henfrey, and directed by Abbey Wright - whose recent work includes the multi-four star production of Dublin Carol as part of the Donmar at the Trafalgar Studios season - opens at the Finborough Theatre for a limited run of nine Sunday and Monday evening and Tuesday matinee performances tonight, Monday, 20 August 2012 at 7.30pm. (more...)

Janet Henfrey and More Star in Finborough Theatre's BARROW HILL World Premiere Today, Aug 19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2012

The world premiere of Barrow Hill, a first play by new playwright Jane Wainwright, starring Janet Henfrey, and directed by Abbey Wright - whose recent work includes the multi-four star production of Dublin Carol as part of the Donmar at the Trafalgar Studios season - opens at the Finborough Theatre for a limited run of Sunday and Monday evening and Tuesday matinee performances today, 19 August 2012 (Press Night: Monday, 20 August 2012 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Smuin Ballet Comes to NYC This Summer, 8/13-18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2012

Smuin Ballet (Celia Fushille, Artistic & Executive Director) will perform a special New York City engagement this summer, August 13th - 18th, 2012 at The Joyce Theater, 175 Eighth Avenue (at 19th Street). (more...)

Wide Eyed Productions Presents ANIMALS at FringeNYC, Now thru 8/23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2012

Wide Eyed Productions presents ANIMALS by Sam Byron, directed by Kristin Skye Hoffmann, as part of the FringeNYC Festival 2012 at The Kraine Theatre, 85 E. 4th Street. (more...)

Smuin Ballet Comes to NYC, Now thru 8/18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2012

Smuin Ballet performs a special New York City engagement this summer, tonight, August 13th - August 18th, 2012, at The Joyce Theater, 175 Eighth Avenue (at 19th Street). (more...)

Tickets Now on Sale for SMUIN BALLET at The Joyce Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2012

Smuin Ballet (Celia Fushille, Artistic & Executive Director) will perform a special New York City engagement this summer, August 13th - 18th, 2012 at The Joyce Theater, 175 Eighth Avenue (at 19th Street). (more...)

Broadway, Film and TV Actor Al Freeman, Jr. Passes Away at 78
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2012

Emmy Award-winning Broadway, film and television actor Al Freeman, Jr. has died, Howard University reported on Friday, August 10, 2012. Freeman, who taught acting at the school, was 78. (more...)

American Thymele Theatre's CHILDREN OF HERCULES Playing for Free In Venues Around NYC, 8/7-11
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2012

American Thymele Theatre's NYC Euripides Summer Festival Series presents Euripides' rarely staged and timely play CHILDREN OF HERCULES from August 7th thru 11th with outdoor performances at the East River Park Amphitheatre (8/7 and 8/8), the Naumburg Bandshell in Central Park (8/9) and at Theatre 500 in the Times Square Arts Center (8/11). Stephen Diacrussi directs a cast of 25 headed by Michael Raimondi, Diana Swinburne, Tara Bancroft, Stephen Powell, Nicholas Sattinger, Paul Kirchmeyr and Ian Scott. The chorus is led by David Bushman. (more...)

Sugar Valley Theatricals Presents MUNCHED Reading to Benefit WORTH, 9/9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2012

Sugar Valley Theatricals, Bryan Webster, artistic director, in association with Isaac H. Suggs, Jr., presents a special staged reading performance of MUNCHED by Kim Porter, directed by Petronia Paley, as a benefit for Women on the Rise Telling HerStory (WORTH). (more...)

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