She Stoops to Conquer - 1984 Off-Broadway Page 21


Durang's VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Opens McCarter Theatre Center's 2012-13 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2012

A new Chekhov-inspired play by Christopher Durang, an Edward Albee classic, and one of Shakespeare's late romances directed by Rebecca Taichman will be produced at McCarter Theatre Center during the 2012-2013 season. (more...)

New Play About the Titanic '41N 50W' Runs at St. James Studio Theatre, Oct 4 & 5 - Starring Tina Jones, Rupert Wickham and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2012

41N 50W is the last known position of the Titanic before she sank at 2.20am on 15th April 1912 during her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York. 41N 50W is a unique new play written by Robert Neal Marshall, adapted from over 1,100 pages of the original 1912 Senate Hearings. Readings of the play will be presented at the St. James Studio Theatre on 4 and 5 October 2012. (more...)

FEBRUARY Opens Alumnae Theatre Company's 2012-13 Season Tonight, 9/21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2012

2012/13 is a season of anniversaries and "firsts". It's Alumnae's 40th year in this historic building at 70 Berkeley Street. It's the 25th anniversary of the New Ideas Festival. And for those keeping track, the company is closing in on Alumnae's 100th birthday - February 2013 will mark # 95! Alumnae will officially celebrate its 100th season in 2019/2020 and present Moliere's Les Femmes Savantes, which was Alumnae Theatre's very first production, in February 1918. (more...)

Signal Ensemble Theatre Presents PRINCES OF WACO, 8/16-9/22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2012

Signal Ensemble Theatre presents the first production in their 10th Anniversary, 2012-2013 season, the Chicago premiere of Princes of Waco, August 16 - September 22, at Signal Ensemble Theatre, 1802 West Berenice Ave. Princes of Waco is written by Robert Askins and directed by Signal Ensemble Member Bries Vannon. (more...)

Cygnus Ensemble Presents SOUNDING BECKETT at CSC, Now thru 9/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2012

SOUNDING BECKETT - a singular evening of theater and music that pairs three plays by Samuel Beckett from his 'ghost period' with new works by contemporary composers written expressly in response to those plays - will be presented tonight, September 14-23 at the Classic Stage Company (136 E. 13 St.) in Manhattan. (more...)

Marin Ireland Stars in Yale Rep and A.R.T.'s MARIE ANTOINETTE; Casting Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2012

Yale Repertory Theatre, in a co-production with American Repertory Theater, presents the world premiere of Marie Antoinette by David Adjmi, directed by Rebecca Taichman. Marie Antoinette will be performed at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street) October 26 through November 17. Opening Night is Thursday, November 1. The cast includes Fred Arsenault, Hannah Cabell, David Greenspan, Marin Ireland, Vin Knight, Jo Lampert, Polly Lee, Steven Rattazzi, Jake Silbermann, Teale Sperling, Brian Wiles, and Ashton Woerz. (more...)

New Play About the Titanic '41N 50W' Runs at St. James Studio Theatre, Oct 4 & 5 - Starring Tina Jones, Rupert Wickham and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2012

41N 50W is the last known position of the Titanic before she sank at 2.20am on 15th April 1912 during her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York. 41N 50W is a unique new play written by Robert Neal Marshall, adapted from over 1,100 pages of the original 1912 Senate Hearings. Readings of the play will be presented at the St. James Studio Theatre on 4 and 5 October 2012. (more...)

New Play About the Titanic '41N 50W' Runs at St. James Studio Theatre, Oct 4 & 5 - Starring Tina Jones, Rupert Wickham and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2012

41N 50W is the last known position of the Titanic before she sank at 2.20am on 15th April 1912 during her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York. 41N 50W is a unique new play written by Robert Neal Marshall, adapted from over 1,100 pages of the original 1912 Senate Hearings. Readings of the play will be presented at the St. James Studio Theatre on 4 and 5 October 2012. (more...)

Different Stages To Present Kaufman And Hart's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, 11/16 - 12/8
by Patrick Nugent - Oct 26, 2012

Different Stages continues its 2011-2012 season with Kaufman and Hart's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, directed by Mick D'Arcy. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, this comedy introduces us to the Sycamores, a family that delights in eccentricity. (more...)

Marin Ireland Stars in Yale Rep and A.R.T.'s MARIE ANTOINETTE; Casting Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2012

Yale Repertory Theatre, in a co-production with American Repertory Theater, presents the world premiere of Marie Antoinette by David Adjmi, directed by Rebecca Taichman. Marie Antoinette will be performed at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street) October 26 through November 17. Opening Night is Thursday, November 1. The cast includes Fred Arsenault, Hannah Cabell, David Greenspan, Marin Ireland, Vin Knight, Jo Lampert, Polly Lee, Steven Rattazzi, Jake Silbermann, Teale Sperling, Brian Wiles, and Ashton Woerz. (more...)

OFFICIAL: Nathan Lane-Led THE NANCE to Open 4/15 at Lyceum Theatre; Jack O'Brien to Direct
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2012

Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Andre Bishop, Artistic Director, and Bernard Gersten, Executive Producer) has announced that two-time Tony Award-winning actor Nathan Lane will head the cast of its upcoming production of THE NANCE, a new play by Douglas Carter Beane to be directed by Jack O'Brien. The production will begin previews on Thursday, March 21 and open on Monday, April 15 at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45 Street). (more...)

Brian Hutchison Joins Valerie Harper in LOOPED Tour at the Bushnell
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2012

Actor Brian Hutchison will resume the role of "Danny Miller" in the National Tour of LOOPED starring Four Time Emmy Award® Winner & Tony Award® Nominee Valerie Harper. Hutchison created the role in the 2010 Broadway production. (more...)

Michael Beckley, Emily Dobbs to Star in Southwark Playhouse's THE SEAGULL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2012

A successful actress visits her brother's isolated estate far from the city, throwing the frustrated residents unfulfilled ambitions into sharp relief. As her son attempts to impress with a self-penned play, putting much more than his pride at stake, others dream of fame, love and the ability to change their past. (more...)

Simon Callow Leads A CHRISTMAS CAROL at the Arts Theatre, Beginning 29 November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2012

After a sell out run at the Arts Theatre last Christmas, Simon Callow is back, for a limited season, with his universally acclaimed production of A Christmas Carol: a triumphant tribute to the richness of Dickens' writing and to the story's continuing relevance to Christmases past, present and future. (more...)

Signal Ensemble Theatre Opens HOSTAGE SONG Tonight, 5/5
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2012

Signal Ensemble Theatre has announced the final production in their 2011-2012 season, the Chicago premiere of Hostage Song, tonight, May 5 through June 9, at Signal Ensemble Theatre, 1802 West Berenice Ave. Clay McLeod Chapman writes the production with music and lyrics by Kyle Jarrow, directed by Signal's Co-Artistic Director Ronan Marra with music direction by Signal Ensemble Member Jon Steinhagen. The performance schedule for Hostage Song is Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. Opening/press night is tonight, May 5 at 8 p.m. The production runs 90 minutes with no intermission and please note there will be no show on Sunday, May 6. Regular ticket prices are $20 for single tickets, $15 for industry/students/seniors/groups and $10 for previews. Tickets may be purchased by calling 773.698.7389 or by visiting www.signalensemble.com. (more...)

Signal Ensemble Theatre Presents HOSTAGE SONG, Now thru 6/9
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2012

Signal Ensemble Theatre has announced the final production in their 2011-2012 season, the Chicago premiere of Hostage Song, from tonight, May 5 through June 9, at Signal Ensemble Theatre, 1802 West Berenice Ave. Clay McLeod Chapman writes the production with music and lyrics by Kyle Jarrow, directed by Signal's Co-Artistic Director Ronan Marra with music direction by Signal Ensemble Member Jon Steinhagen. (more...)

Everyman Theatre Opens YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, 5/16
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2012

Meet the Sycamores - the delightfully eccentric family at the center of the action in the madcap comedy classic, You Can't Take It With You. They revel in day-to-day occurrences such as collecting snakes, making fireworks in the basement, and practicing ballet steps in the parlor. When their daughter Alice, decides to invite her conservative boyfriend's family to dinner, they promise to be on their best behavior. However...! Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and adapted into an Academy Award winning film, this beloved comedy has been a perennial favorite to theatre-goers for more than 70 years. (more...)

Culver City Public Theatre's Upcoming Season Will Include THE ODYSSEY, A SERVANT TO TWO MASTERS and More
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2012

Culver City Public Theatre (CCPT) announces its 14th season of summer shows in Dr. Paul Carlson Park for families and theatre fans of all ages. All performances are open to the public and free. Founded in 1998, CCPT (a donation and grant supported 501c3 non-profit) is a member of the American Association of Community Theatres (AACT). (more...)

Everyman Theatre Opens YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Tonight, 5/16
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2012

Meet the Sycamores - the delightfully eccentric family at the center of the action in the madcap comedy classic, You Can't Take It With You. They revel in day-to-day occurrences such as collecting snakes, making fireworks in the basement, and practicing ballet steps in the parlor. When their daughter Alice, decides to invite her conservative boyfriend's family to dinner, they promise to be on their best behavior. However...! Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and adapted into an Academy Award winning film, this beloved comedy has been a perennial favorite to theatre-goers for more than 70 years. (more...)

Tyne Daly, Brandon Victor Dixon, Amy Spanger and More Join Williamstown Theatre Festival Casts
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2012

Williamstown Theatre Festival Artistic Director Jenny Gersten has announced additional casting for the 2012 Summer Season. A host of Williamstown Theatre Fesival veterans and talented newcomers including Becky Ann Baker, Marylouise Burke, Tyne Daly, Brandon Victor Dixon, Alison Fraser, Heather Lind, Amy Spanger, Jeremy Strong, Lili Taylor and many more, will take the stage during the Festival's 58th Season. (more...)

Signal Ensemble Theatre Presents HOSTAGE SONG, 5/5-6/9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2012

Signal Ensemble Theatre announces the final production in their 2011-2012 season, the Chicago premiere of Hostage Song, May 5 - June 9, at Signal Ensemble Theatre, 1802 West Berenice Ave. Clay McLeod Chapman writes the production with music and lyrics by Kyle Jarrow, directed by Signal's Co-Artistic Director Ronan Marra with music direction by Signal Ensemble Member Jon Steinhagen. (more...)

Tony-Winner Douglas Hodge to Return to Broadway as CYRANO
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2012

Roundabout Theatre Company has just announced that Tony® Award winner Douglas Hodge will star in a new Broadway production of Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand, with a translation by Ranjit Bolt and directed by Jamie Lloyd. Cyrano de Bergerac will begin previews on September 14, 2012 and open officially on October 11, 2012 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street). This will be a limited engagement through November 25, 2012. The full cast & design team will be announced soon. (more...)

Finborough Theatre Presents AN INCIDENT AT THE BORDER, Beginning 22 July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2012

The world premiere of the full-length version of a new play by acclaimed young playwright, Kieran Lynn, An Incident At The Border opens at the Finborough Theatre for a limited run of eight Sunday and Monday and Tuesday matinee performances on Sunday, 22 July 2012 (Press Night: Monday, 23 July 2012 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Owen, Izzard et al Join PLAYING THE GAMES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2012

From 26 July - 12 August 2012, the Criterion Theatre will present PLAYING THE GAMES, a programme of work which will celebrate both artistic and sporting talent featuring emerging and established actors, comedians, musicians, playwrights and Olympians. Tickets for Playing The Games are now on sale. (more...)

Steven Pasquale Joins Cast of New York-Bound FAR FROM HEAVEN; Michael Greif to Direct
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2012

Williamstown Theatre Festival Artistic Director Jenny Gersten announced today the full cast and creative teams for Last of the Red Hot Lovers, which will be presented on the Nikos Stage from July 11 through July 22 (opening July 12), and the Preview Production of Far From Heaven, which will play the Main Stage from July 19 through July 29 (opening July 21). Both shows begin rehearsals today in preparation for their runs at the Festival. (more...)

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY THE MUSICAL Set for London Palladium, June 2013; Mendes, Greig, Shaiman, Wittman & More on Team
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2012

Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, Neal Street Productions and Kevin McCormick today announced that their production of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory will open at the London Palladium in June 2013 after a preview period. The new stage musical will be directed by Sam Mendes, with a book by David Greig and new songs from Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman. (more...)

Photo Flash: Richard Riddell, David Fynn and More in AFTER THE PARTY at Criterion Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2012

Now through 12 August, 2012, the Criterion Theatre presents Playing The Games, a programme of work that celebrates both artistic and sporting talent featuring emerging and established actors, comedians, musicians, playwrights and Olympians. As part of the programme, Sam Hodges, Producer of the Criterion Theatre, has commissioned two new plays by emerging British playwrights Serge Cartwright and Adam Brace in response to the presence of the Olympic Games in London. Scroll down for production photos from Serge Cartwright's AFTER THE PARTY! (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Criterion Theatre's AFTER THE PARTY and TAKING PART
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2012

From 26 July - 12 August 2012, the Criterion Theatre will present Playing The Games, a programme of work which will celebrate both artistic and sporting talent featuring emerging and established actors, comedians, musicians, playwrights and Olympians. Sam Hodges, Producer of the Criterion Theatre, has commissioned two new plays by emerging British playwrights Serge Cartwright and Adam Brace in response to the presence of the Olympic Games in London-After the Party and Taking Part, respectively. Check out photos from both shows in rehearsal below! (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Criterion Theatre's AFTER THE PARTY and TAKING PART
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2012

From 26 July - 12 August 2012, the Criterion Theatre will present Playing The Games, a programme of work which will celebrate both artistic and sporting talent featuring emerging and established actors, comedians, musicians, playwrights and Olympians. Sam Hodges, Producer of the Criterion Theatre, has commissioned two new plays by emerging British playwrights Serge Cartwright and Adam Brace in response to the presence of the Olympic Games in London-After the Party and Taking Part, respectively. Check out photos from both shows in rehearsal below! (more...)

The City Theatre Presents SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER, Now thru 8/12
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2012

The City Theater presents She Stoops to Conquer, tonight, July 26 - August 12. Thursday - Saturday 8:00 p.m. Sunday 5:30 p.m. (more...)

Michigan Shakespeare Festival Announces 2013 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2012

The Michigan Shakespeare Festival, the official Shakespeare Festival of the State of Michigan, proudly accepted a standing ovation for the opening performance of Richard III on Saturday night. The darkly funny and deeply dramatic production, crowned by a fully underscored epic Battle of Bosworth Field, stars Michigan native David Turrentine in the title role and features performances by Amy Montgomery, Stacy Stoltz, and Alan Ball. (more...)

Signal Ensemble Theatre Presents PRINCES OF WACO, 8/16-9/22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2012

Signal Ensemble Theatre presents the first production in their 10th Anniversary, 2012-2013 season, the Chicago premiere of Princes of Waco, August 16 - September 22, at Signal Ensemble Theatre, 1802 West Berenice Ave. Princes of Waco is written by Robert Askins and directed by Signal Ensemble Member Bries Vannon. (more...)

Cygnus Ensemble Presents SOUNDING BECKETT at CSC, 9/14-23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2012

SOUNDING BECKETT - a singular evening of theater and music that pairs three plays by Samuel Beckett from his 'ghost period' with new works by contemporary composers written expressly in response to those plays - will be presented September 14-23 at the Classic Stage Company (136 E. 13 St.) in Manhattan. (more...)

Nathan Lane to Host 'East End for Obama' Fundraiser, 8/24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2012

Nathan-Lane-to-Host-East-End-for-Obama-Fundraiser-824-20010101 According to the New York Post, Nathan Lane is set to host a fundraiser for President Barack Obama called 'East End for Obama' on August 24. (more...)

Theatre on the Fly Opens FRED'S DINER, August 15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2012

The third production to be staged at the brand new pop-up theatre space in Chichester is the world premiere of a witty and disturbing thriller by Penelope Skinner, one of the UK's most highly praised emerging playwrights. The cast includes award-winning actress Cush Jumbo and Olivia Poulet. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Criterion Theatre's AFTER THE PARTY and TAKING PART
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2012

From 26 July - 12 August 2012, the Criterion Theatre will present Playing The Games, a programme of work which will celebrate both artistic and sporting talent featuring emerging and established actors, comedians, musicians, playwrights and Olympians. Sam Hodges, Producer of the Criterion Theatre, has commissioned two new plays by emerging British playwrights Serge Cartwright and Adam Brace in response to the presence of the Olympic Games in London-After the Party and Taking Part, respectively. Check out photos from both shows in rehearsal below! (more...)

Douglas Hodge, Patrick Page, Clemence Poesy to Lead CYRANO DE BERGERAC Revival; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2012

Roundabout Theatre Company has just announce additional cast members joining Tony® Award winner Douglas Hodge as "Cyrano" in a new Broadway production of Cyrano de Bergerac. Clemence Poesy will make her Broadway debut as "Roxane" and Broadway veteran Patrick Page will play "Comte De Guiche". (more...)

Culver City Public Theatre Kicks Off Season Tomorrow With THE ODYSSEY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2012

Culver City Public Theatre (CCPT) opens its 14th season of free family friendly summer shows July 14th in Dr. Paul Carlson Park. All performances are open to the public. Founded in 1998, CCPT (a donation and grant supported 501c3 non-profit) is a member of the American Association of Community Theatres (AACT). (more...)

Williamstown Theatre Festival's LAST OF THE RED HOT LOVERS Opens
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2012

Williamstown Theatre Festival today opens Last of Last of the Red Hot Lovers, which began performances July 11. (more...)

Kim Cattrall and Michael Pennington to Lead ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA at Chichester Festival Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2012

International screen and stage star Kim Cattrall leads the cast of William Shakespeare's depiction of politics and passion, alongside distinguished actor Michael Pennington, in the final production at Chichester's Festival Theatre this summer. (more...)

BWW Reviews: The City Theatre's SHE STOOPS Doesn't Conquer Expectations
by Jeff Davis - Aug 5, 2012

She Stoops to Conquer unjustly substitutes overacting for laughs, and to poor effect. While there are some strong performances that are worth seeing, this production will probably not be remembered as one of The City Theatre's strongest. (more...)

Nathan Lane Hosts 'East End for Obama' Fundraiser Today, 8/24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2012

According to the New York Post, Nathan Lane is set to host a fundraiser for President Barack Obama called 'East End for Obama' today, August 24. (more...)

FEBRUARY, THE KILLDEER and More Set for Alumnae Theatre Company's 2012-13 Sesaon
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2012

2012/13 is a season of anniversaries and "firsts". It's Alumnae's 40th year in this historic building at 70 Berkeley Street. It's the 25th anniversary of the New Ideas Festival. And for those keeping track, the company is closing in on Alumnae's 100th birthday - February 2013 will mark # 95! Alumnae will officially celebrate its 100th season in 2019/2020 and present Moliere's Les Femmes Savantes, which was Alumnae Theatre's very first production, in February 1918. (more...)

Geraldine Hughes, Max Baker and More Join Roundabout's CYRANO DE BERGERAC - Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2012

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the final cast members joining Tony Award winner Douglas Hodge as "Cyrano" in a new Broadway production of Cyrano de Bergerac. Clemence Poesy will make her Broadway debut as "Roxane" and Broadway veteran Patrick Page will play 'Comte De Guiche.' (more...)

Signal Ensemble Theatre Presents PRINCES OF WACO, Now thru 9/22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2012

Signal Ensemble Theatre presents the first production in their 10th Anniversary, 2012-2013 season, the Chicago premiere of Princes of Waco tonight, August 16 - September 22, at Signal Ensemble Theatre, 1802 West Berenice Ave. Princes of Waco is written by Robert Askins and directed by Signal Ensemble Member Bries Vannon. (more...)

Theatre on the Fly Opens FRED'S DINER Tonight, Aug 15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2012

The third production to be staged at the brand new pop-up theatre space in Chichester is the world premiere of a witty and disturbing thriller by Penelope Skinner, one of the UK's most highly praised emerging playwrights. The cast includes award-winning actress Cush Jumbo and Olivia Poulet. (more...)

Jamie Lloyd Partners with ATG to Form Jamie Lloyd Productions
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2012

Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) announced today that it has partnered with acclaimed Director, Jamie Lloyd, to form Jamie Lloyd Productions. (more...)

Michigan Shakespeare Festival Announces 2013 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2012

The Michigan Shakespeare Festival, the official Shakespeare Festival of the State of Michigan, proudly accepted a standing ovation for the opening performance of Richard III on Saturday night. The darkly funny and deeply dramatic production, crowned by a fully underscored epic Battle of Bosworth Field, stars Michigan native David Turrentine in the title role and features performances by Amy Montgomery, Stacy Stoltz, and Alan Ball. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Criterion Theatre's AFTER THE PARTY and TAKING PART
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2012

From 26 July - 12 August 2012, the Criterion Theatre will present Playing The Games, a programme of work which will celebrate both artistic and sporting talent featuring emerging and established actors, comedians, musicians, playwrights and Olympians. Sam Hodges, Producer of the Criterion Theatre, has commissioned two new plays by emerging British playwrights Serge Cartwright and Adam Brace in response to the presence of the Olympic Games in London-After the Party and Taking Part, respectively. Check out photos from both shows in rehearsal below! (more...)

Signal Ensemble's HOSTAGE SONG Begins Saturday
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2012

Signal Ensemble Theatre announces the final production in their 2011-2012 season, the Chicago premiere of Hostage Song, May 5 - June 9, at Signal Ensemble Theatre, 1802 West Berenice Ave. Clay McLeod Chapman writes the production with music and lyrics by Kyle Jarrow, directed by Signal's Co-Artistic Director Ronan Marra with music direction by Signal Ensemble Member Jon Steinhagen. (more...)

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