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Wojewodski to Direct Beckett's ENDGAME at Undermain Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2010

Undermain Theatre presents the fourth and final production of its 26thseason: Samuel Beckett's iconic masterpiece Endgame directed by Stan Wojewodski, Jr. presented at Undermain Theatre, 3200 Main Street in Dallas. The production begins performances on Saturday, April 10 and runs through Saturday May 8. This is a rare opportunity to see this seminal work. (more...)

Steppenwolf Theatre Company Presents Their 2009-2010 MaTEENee Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2010

Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents the 2009-2010 MaTEENée Series: an affordable way for high school students to see Steppenwolf productions, meet Chicago's most celebrated artists and connect with other teens who are passionate about theatre. (more...)

Theatre Exile Closes Its 13th Season With SHINING CITY, 4/7-4/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2010

March 3, 2010 - Theatre Exile is proud to close their 13th season with the Philadelphia premiere of Shining City by Conor McPherson, the award-winning playwright of The Weir and The Seafarer. Directed by Exile's associate artistic director Matt Pfieffer, Shining City runs April 7th through the 25th at the Plays and Players Theatre, with the press opening Friday, April 9th at 8pm. (more...)

Glee, Modern Family, Among Winners Of Peabody Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2010

The George Foster Peabody Awards are created to recognize distinguished achievement and meritorious public service by TV and radio stations, networks, producing organizations, individuals and the World Wide Web. (more...)

Atlantic Theater Co Presents GABRIEL, Cast Led By Patricia Conolly, Lisa Emery & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2010

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) is proud to announce casting, dates and a director for the American premiere of Olivier Award nominee Moira Buffini's award-winning play GABRIEL, which will mark the final main stage production of Atlantic's 2009-2010 season. (more...)

Tickets for MCC Theater's FAMILY WEEK On Sale Today, 3/3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2010

MCC Theater (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey, Artistic Directors; William Cantler, Associate Artistic Director; Blake West, Executive Director) has announced that tickets will go on-sale today, March 3, 2010, at 12:00 p.m. (noon) for the company's third and final production of their 2009-2010 season: Beth Henley's Family Week, directed by Jonathan Demme. Performances of the four person play begin at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, NYC) on April 9 and continue through May 23, 2010. Opening night is set for Monday, April 26 at 7:00 p.m. (more...)

Richard Briers, Janet Suzman Set For Almeida's SONNET 155 May 2, May 9 & May 16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2010

Tim Arnold's New Studio Album SONNET 155 will play 3 ‘Exclusive' Performances at the Almeida Theatre May 2nd, 9th and 16th @ 7pm. One rock band. One string quartet. Two opera singers. Three actors. (more...)

terraNOVA Collective & Really Sketchy Presents MONSTER 5/5-22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2010

MONSTER is a revelatory theatrical experience which peels back the layers of humanity to reveal what's at the core of human experience. The multi-character format intertwines 16 diverse characters surrounding a vengeful, blood-curdling, torturous murder. MONSTER shatters the 4th wall, engages the audience and ultimately demands they confront their fundamental beliefs. (more...)

Queensland Theatre Co. Presents an Education Performance of WAITING FOR GODOT, 4/22-5/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2010

In a world of cyber-bulling, Facebook and consumerism can the constantly-stimulated Gen Y handle a show about... waiting? Queensland Theatre Company presents an Education Performance of Waiting for Godot - Nobel Prize winner Samuel Beckett's iconic play about life, the universe and patience. (more...)

Yale Rep Presents BATTLE OF BLACK AND DOGS, Opens 4/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2010

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) presents BATTLE OF BLACK AND DOGS by Bernard-Marie Koltès, translated by Michaël Attias, and directed by Robert Woodruff, at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street, at York), April 16-May 8. Opening Night is Thursday, April 22. (more...)

World Premiere of Lydia Stryk's AN ACCIDENT Closes Magic's 09-10 Season; Runs 4/21-5/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2010

Magic Theatre, San Francisco's home for new plays, closes the 09-10 Season with the world premiere of An Accident by Lydia Stryk, directed by Rob Melrose. This bold new drama starring local favorites Arwen Anderson and Tim Kniffin opens Wednesday, April 21st. (more...)

Beowulf Alley Theatre Announces Auditions for '10-'11 Season; Seeks Design & Tech Crew
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2010

Beowulf Alley Theatre has announced its Auditions for '10-'11 Season and also seeks designers and tech crea. (more...)

POINT BREAK LIVE! Begins Open-Ended Chicago Run 3/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2010

Point Break LIVE!, the internationally-lauded absurdist stage adaptation of the 1991 Keanu Reeves/Patrick Swayze extreme-sports blockbuster, surfs into the Windy City for an open-ended run beginning March 19. (more...)

Repertory Theater of Iowa to Hold Auditions for Shakespeare and 2010-11 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2010

Auditions will be held by the Repertory Theater of Iowa for The Merry Wives of Windsor (co-produced with Salisbury House & Gardens for their 'Shakespeare on the Lawn' series), as well as for RTI's 2010-2011 season of plays (to be announced). (more...)

Atlantic Theater Co Presents GABRIEL, Cast Led By Patricia Conolly, Lisa Emery & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2010

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) is proud to announce casting, dates and a director for the American premiere of Olivier Award nominee Moira Buffini's award-winning play GABRIEL, which will mark the final main stage production of Atlantic's 2009-2010 season. (more...)

Steppenwolf Theatre Presents ENDGAME, Opens 4/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2010

Steppenwolf Theatre Company continues its 2009-2010 season, an exploration of the theme of belief, with Endgame written by Samuel Beckett and directed by ensemble member Frank Galati. (more...)

Rosen, Conolly, Grenier et al. Lead Atlantic's GABRIEL 4/23 - 5/13; Esbjornson Directs
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2010

Atlantic Theater Company has announced casting, dates and a director for the American premiere of Olivier Award nominee Moira Buffini's award-winning play GABRIEL, which will mark the final main stage production of Atlantic's 2009-2010 season. (more...)

Downstage At New Rep Presents BOOM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2010

New Repertory Theatre, in residence at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, is pleased to close its fourth season of Downstage @ New Rep with boom a New England Premiere by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb. (more...)

Photo Preview: Steppenwolf Theatre Presents ENDGAME
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2010

Steppenwolf Theatre Company continues its 2009-2010 season, an exploration of the theme of belief, with Endgame written by Samuel Beckett and directed by ensemble member Frank Galati. Endgame, featuring ensemble members Ian Bradford, Francis Guinan, Martha Lavey and William Petersen, plays April 1 - June 6, 2010 in Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted. (more...)

NEXT FALL Opens on Broadway March 11, 2010
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2010

Barbara Manocherian, Richard Willis and Anthony Barrile in association with Naked Angels (Geoffrey Nauffts, Artistic Director; John Alexander, Managing Director; Andy Donald, Associate Artistic Director; Brittany O'Neill, Producer) are pleased to announce that the critically acclaimed original cast will return for the Broadway run of NEXT FALL, the new American play by Geoffrey Nauffts and directed by Sheryl Kaller. The production will open on Broadway on Thursday, March 11, 2010 with preview performances beginning Tuesday, February 16, 2010 at the Helen Hayes Theatre (240 West 44th Street). (more...)

PICT Announces Casting for 2010 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2010

Pittsburgh Irish & Classical Theatre has assembled a team of more than 100 world-class artists, including Canadian legends Richard McMillan, Michael Hanrahan, Simon Bradbury and Michael Ball, and Irish legend Alan Stanford. Top-notch local favorites gracing the PICT stage this season include Martin Giles, Larry John Meyers, Joel Ripka, David Whalen, Daina Michelle Griffith, and making his PICT debut, Daniel Krell. (more...)

POINT BREAK LIVE! Announces Performance Schedule Change
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2010

Due to unanticipated scheduling conflicts in a shared space, Point Break LIVE!-which begins its open-ended Chicago run on March 19-is temporarily dropping Sunday evening performances from its performance schedule. (more...)

NCR Presents Ronald Rand in LET IT BE ART, 4/14
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2010

The moment Ronald Rand takes the stage as Harold Clurman in his solo performance, LET IT BE ART! Harold Clurman's Life of Passion, embodying Harold Clurman, through voice, gesture and size, we are immediately thrust into a world of boundless passion for the theatre, and taken on a inspiring journey that lingers within our consciousness for a very long time. (more...)

Connecticut Repertory Theatre Presents THE COMEDY OF ERRORS 2/25-3/7
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2010

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) will present William Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors, February 25 - March 7 in the Nafe Katter Theatre on the Storrs campus. (more...)

Photo Flash: CRT Presents THE COMEDY OF ERRORS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2010

Storrs: Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) will present William Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors, February 25 - March 7 in the Nafe Katter Theatre on the Storrs campus. (more...)

POINT BREAK LIVE! Begins Open-Ended Chicago Run 3/19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2010

Point Break LIVE!, the internationally-lauded absurdist stage adaptation of the 1991 Keanu Reeves/Patrick Swayze extreme-sports blockbuster, surfs into the Windy City for an open-ended run beginning March 19. (more...)

Downstage At New Rep Presents BOOM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2010

New Repertory Theatre, in residence at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, is pleased to close its fourth season of Downstage @ New Rep with boom a New England Premiere by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb. (more...)

Kathleen Chalfant Stars In The Film THE LAST NEW YORKER, Opens 2/19 In NYC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2010

Award-winning actress KATHLEEN CHALFANT co-stars in the film 'THE LAST NEW YORKER' opening February 19th in NYC. Directed by Harvey Wang, the film also stars Dominic Chianese (Uncle Junior, The Sopranos) and Tony Award winner Dick Latessa (Hairspray). (more...)

Donmar Celebrates 2010 with Sondheim, Mendes, Roger; Full Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2010

Artistic Director of the internationally acclaimed Donmar Warehouse, Michael Grandage, today announced new details surrounding the new Donmar season through until February 2011 including. Casting has been announced for Polar Bears; David Leveaux has been pronounced director of Simon Gray's The Late Middle Class; von Kleist's The Prince of Homburg has been added to the season; new events in celebration of Sondheim's 80th birthday - in addition to the production of Passion - have been revealed; and Michael Grandage has been confirmed to direct Derek Jacobi in King Lear. (more...)

Connecticut Repertory Theatre Presents THE COMEDY OF ERRORS 2/25-3/7
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2010

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) will present William Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors, February 25 - March 7 in the Nafe Katter Theatre on the Storrs campus. (more...)

LA BETE w/ Hyde Pierce, Rylance & Lumley to Hit UK & Bway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2010

David Hirson was born in New York City and was educated at Yale and Oxford. He is the author of two plays for the theatre, La Bête (1991) and Wrong Mountain (2000), both of which have been produced on Broadway. He has received numerous honours for his work, including the 1992 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Comedy. The original Broadway production of La Bête was nominated for five Tony awards in 1991. A collected edition of his plays is published by Grove Press. He is currently working on a new version of Die Fledermaus for the Metropolitan Opera. (more...)

NEXT FALL Begins Previews on Broadway, 2/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2010

Barbara Manocherian, Richard Willis and Anthony Barrile in association with Naked Angels (Geoffrey Nauffts, Artistic Director; John Alexander, Managing Director; Andy Donald, Associate Artistic Director; Brittany O'Neill, Producer) are pleased to announce that the critically acclaimed original cast will return for the Broadway run of NEXT FALL, the new American play by Geoffrey Nauffts and directed by Sheryl Kaller. The production will open on Broadway on Thursday, March 11, 2010 with preview performances beginning Tuesday, February 16, 2010 at the Helen Hayes Theatre (240 West 44th Street). (more...)

Paulus, York, Bwarie, Topol Among 2009 IRNE Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2010

The Independent Reviewers of New England (IRNE), a panel of critics from media outlets around the state of Massachusetts, have announced the nominees for the IRNE Awards honoring the best of the 2009 Theatre Season. (more...)

Irish Rep Presents WHITE WOMAN STREET, Previews 5/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2010

The Irish Repertory Theatre continues its 22nd Season with WHITE WOMAN STREET by Sebastian Barry, author of 'Our Lady of Sligo' and 'The Steward of Christendom'. Directed by Charlotte Moore (more...)

Yale Rep Presents BATTLE OF BLACK AND DOGS, Opens 4/22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2010

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) presents BATTLE OF BLACK AND DOGS by Bernard-Marie Koltès, translated by Michaël Attias, and directed by Robert Woodruff, at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street, at York), April 16-May 8. Opening Night is Thursday, April 22. (more...)

Theatre Exile Closes Its 13th Season With SHINING CITY, 4/7-4/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2010

March 3, 2010 - Theatre Exile is proud to close their 13th season with the Philadelphia premiere of Shining City by Conor McPherson, the award-winning playwright of The Weir and The Seafarer. Directed by Exile's associate artistic director Matt Pfieffer, Shining City runs April 7th through the 25th at the Plays and Players Theatre, with the press opening Friday, April 9th at 8pm. (more...)

Steppenwolf Theatre Presents THE BROTHER/SISTER PLAYS as Part of 2009-2010 MaTEENee Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2010

Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents the 2009-2010 MaTEENée Series: an affordable way for high school students to see Steppenwolf productions, meet Chicago's most celebrated artists and connect with other teens who are passionate about theatre. (more...)

Signature Theatre Presents SYCAMORE TREES With Marc Kudisch & More, Opens 5/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2010

Signature Theatre, the current recipient of the Tony Award® for Regional Theatre, presents the world premiere musical Sycamore Trees by Ricky Ian Gordon, composer of the acclaimed opera The Grapes of Wrath and the OBIE Award-winning Orpheus and Euridice, as well as the musicals My Life with Albertine and Dream True. (more...)

Canadian Stage Presents THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS NEXT, Previews 4/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2010

Canadian Stage continues its 2009-2010 season with the world premiere of Necessary Angel's This Is What Happens Next. The one-man show is the highly anticipated new collaboration from Daniel MacIvor and Daniel Brooks, one of the most potent and influential partnerships in Canadian theatre. Together they have created such legendary solo shows as House (1991), Here Lies Henry (1994), Monster (1998) and Cul-de-sac (2003). (more...)

Public Hosts Ariel Dorfman's SPEAK TRUTH TO POWER Reading Benefit, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2010

Kerry Kennedy and the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights, and The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) will present a one-night-only benefit reading of Ariel Dorfman's play SPEAK TRUTH TO POWER: Voices From Beyond The Dark, adapted from Kerry Kennedy's book of the same name, on Monday, May 3 at 7 p.m. All proceeds from the reading will benefit the relief efforts of Habitat for Humanity in Chile. (more...)

World Premiere of Lydia Stryk's AN ACCIDENT Closes Magic's 09-10 Season; Runs 4/21-5/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2010

Magic Theatre, San Francisco's home for new plays, closes the 09-10 Season with the world premiere of An Accident by Lydia Stryk, directed by Rob Melrose. This bold new drama starring local favorites Arwen Anderson and Tim Kniffin opens Wednesday, April 21st. (more...)

World Premiere of Lydia Stryk's AN ACCIDENT Closes Magic's Season; Runs 4/21-5/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2010

Magic Theatre, San Francisco's home for new plays, closes the 09-10 Season with the world premiere of An Accident by Lydia Stryk, directed by Rob Melrose. This bold new drama starring local favorites Arwen Anderson and Tim Kniffin opens Wednesday, April 21st. (more...)

NCR Presents Ronald Rand in LET IT BE ART, 4/14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2010

The moment Ronald Rand takes the stage as Harold Clurman in his solo performance, LET IT BE ART! Harold Clurman's Life of Passion, embodying Harold Clurman, through voice, gesture and size, we are immediately thrust into a world of boundless passion for the theatre, and taken on a inspiring journey that lingers within our consciousness for a very long time. (more...)

Canadian Stage Presents THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS NEXT, Previews 4/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2010

Canadian Stage continues its 2009-2010 season with the world premiere of Necessary Angel's This Is What Happens Next. The one-man show is the highly anticipated new collaboration from Daniel MacIvor and Daniel Brooks, one of the most potent and influential partnerships in Canadian theatre. Together they have created such legendary solo shows as House (1991), Here Lies Henry (1994), Monster (1998) and Cul-de-sac (2003). (more...)

Photo Flash: Atlantic Theater Co Presents GABRIEL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2010

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) is proud to announce casting, dates and a director for the American premiere of Olivier Award nominee Moira Buffini's award-winning play GABRIEL, which will mark the final main stage production of Atlantic's 2009-2010 season. (more...)

Repertory Theater of Iowa to Hold Auditions for Shakespeare and 2010-11 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2010

Auditions will be held by the Repertory Theater of Iowa for The Merry Wives of Windsor (co-produced with Salisbury House & Gardens for their 'Shakespeare on the Lawn' series), as well as for RTI's 2010-2011 season of plays (to be announced). (more...)

Canadian Stage Presents THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS NEXT, Previews 4/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2010

Canadian Stage continues its 2009-2010 season with the world premiere of Necessary Angel's This Is What Happens Next. The one-man show is the highly anticipated new collaboration from Daniel MacIvor and Daniel Brooks, one of the most potent and influential partnerships in Canadian theatre. Together they have created such legendary solo shows as House (1991), Here Lies Henry (1994), Monster (1998) and Cul-de-sac (2003). (more...)

Photo Flash: Steppenwolf Theatre Presents ENDGAME 4/1-6/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2010

Steppenwolf Theatre Company continues its 2009-2010 season, an exploration of the theme of belief, with Endgame written by Samuel Beckett and directed by ensemble member Frank Galati. Endgame, featuring ensemble members Ian Barford, Francis Guinan, Martha Lavey and William Petersen, plays April 1 - June 6, 2010 in Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted. (more...)

Steppenwolf Theatre Presents ENDGAME, Opens 4/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2010

Steppenwolf Theatre Company continues its 2009-2010 season, an exploration of the theme of belief, with Endgame written by Samuel Beckett and directed by ensemble member Frank Galati. (more...)

Donmar Celebrates 2010 with Sondheim, Mendes, Roger; Full Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2010

Artistic Director of the internationally acclaimed Donmar Warehouse, Michael Grandage, today announced new details surrounding the new Donmar season through until February 2011 including. Casting has been announced for Polar Bears; David Leveaux has been pronounced director of Simon Gray's The Late Middle Class; von Kleist's The Prince of Homburg has been added to the season; new events in celebration of Sondheim's 80th birthday - in addition to the production of Passion - have been revealed; and Michael Grandage has been confirmed to direct Derek Jacobi in King Lear. (more...)

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