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Broadways Biggest Surprise Hit 'XANADU' Premieres in Chicago
by BWW - Sep 23, 2008

XANADU in Chicago will star Elizabeth Stanley as 'Kira' (played in the film version by Olivia Newton-John), Max Von Essen as 'Sonny,' Sharon Wilkins and Joanna Glushak as the evil Muses 'Melpomene' and 'Calliope,' respectively, and Larry Marshal as 'Danny' (played in the film version by Gene Kelly). XANADU's cast also features Tallia Brinson, Amy Goldberger, Vince Rodriguez III, Jason Michael Snow, Kristofer Stock, JB Wing and Chicagoland-natives Julius Thomas III and Tiffany Topol. (more...)

Stanley and Von Essen to Star in Xanadu Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2008

Casting is announced for the anticipated Chicago and Midwest premiere of the surprise hit Broadway musical XANADU at the Drury Lane Theatre Water Tower Place. Performances are scheduled to begin January 16, 2009 and individual tickets are now on sale. (more...)

Theatre for a New Audience and Baryshnikov Arts Center Present Fragments
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2011

Following acclaimed performances internationally, Theatre for a New Audience, in association with Baryshnikov Arts Center, will present the New York premiere of C.I.C.T. / Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord's Fragments from the texts by Samuel Beckett for only 29 performances at the Baryshnikov Arts Center, 450 West 37th Street. (more...)

WAITING FOR GODOT With Lane and Irwin To Open at Roundabout Theatre 4/30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2008

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced Tony award winners Bill Irwin as 'Vladimir' and Nathan Lane as 'Estragon' in a new Broadway production of Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett and directed by Tony award winner Anthony Page. (more...)

Baryshnikov Arts Center Features SHERLOCK JR., FRAGMENTS, et al. in Fall Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2011

The Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) is pleased to announce the fall 2011 performance season, which runs September 8 to December 16 and features international artists from the worlds of dance, theater, music, and film performing in BAC's Jerome Robbins Theater and Howard Gilman Performance Space. (more...)

Theatre for a New Audience and Baryshnikov Arts Center Present Fragments
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2011

Following acclaimed performances internationally, Theatre for a New Audience, in association with Baryshnikov Arts Center, will present the New York premiere of C.I.C.T. / Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord's Fragments from the texts by Samuel Beckett for only 29 performances at the Baryshnikov Arts Center, 450 West 37th Street. (more...)

Photo Flash: Beowulf Alley Theatre Presents BLACKBIRD, 12/3 - 12/19
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2010

Beowulf Alley Theatre presents the 2007 Olivier Award-winner, BLACKBIRD by David Harrower. Performances will be held at the theatre, 11 South 6th Avenue, for three weekends only, December 3 - 19, 2010. Performance times are 7:30 p.m., Thursdays through Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. on Sundays. Directed by Laura Lippman, the cast includes Art Almquist, Elizabeth Leadon-Sonnenfelt and Chrissie Peterson. (more...)

Cutting Ball Closes Season With KRAPP'S LAST TAPE, Runs 6/4-7/3
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2010

San Francisco's Cutting Ball Theater closes its 10thseason with a reprisal of one of Samuel Beckett's funniest and most ironically chilling works for the stage, KRAPP'S LAST TAPE. A hit with critics and audiences alike last season,KRAPP'S LAST TAPE replaces the previously announced one-woman plays BONE TO PICK and World Premiere companion piece DIADEM by Eugenie Chan, featuring actress Paige Rogers; these two original works are postponed due to illness. (more...)

Beckett's KRAPP'S LAST TAPE Comes To Cutting Ball Theater 5/22-6/21
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2009

San Francisco's cutting-edge Cutting Ball Theater closes its 2008-09 season with one of Samuel Beckett's funniest and most personal works for the stage, KRAPP'S LAST TAPE. Cutting Ball Artistic Director Rob Melrose helms this witty, poignant look at the choices one man makes and how the paths left untaken come back to haunt him. (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...)

The Kennedy Center Will Present FRAGMENTS Plays, 4/14-17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2011

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents C.I.C.T./Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord's production of Fragments running April 14 to 17 in the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater. Co-directed by Peter Brook and Marie Hélène Estienne, Fragments brings together four short plays by Samuel Beckett including Rough for Theatre I, Rockaby, Act Without Words II, Come and Go, as well as the poem, Neither. Press night will take place on Thursday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

London Calling with Champagne Charlie Dateline: 15 / 3/ 09
by Charlie Salem - Mar 15, 2009

As the economy changes a new theatre is coming through with the public not just ready but seemingly keener than ever to see serious work and less spectacle. This is really evident in the Young Vic's latest staging of Kafka Monkey. Staring a real powerhouse performer from the Royal Shakespeare Company - Kathryn Hunter; this short story has been expanded and dramatized by Colin Teevan. Colin is one of the UK?s preeminent adaptors of classical works so critics and public alike are buzzing with anticipation over this latest work of his. I caught up with him with only days to go before the show's opening to get an insight into the staging of this major work. (more...)

Baryshnikov Arts Center Features SHERLOCK JR., FRAGMENTS, et al. in Fall Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2011

The Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) is pleased to announce the fall 2011 performance season, which runs September 8 to December 16 and features international artists from the worlds of dance, theater, music, and film performing in BAC's Jerome Robbins Theater and Howard Gilman Performance Space. (more...)

Photo Flash: Beowulf Alley Theatre Presents BLACKBIRD, 12/3 - 12/19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2010

Beowulf Alley Theatre presents the 2007 Olivier Award-winner, BLACKBIRD by David Harrower. Performances will be held at the theatre, 11 South 6th Avenue, for three weekends only, December 3 - 19, 2010. Performance times are 7:30 p.m., Thursdays through Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. on Sundays. Directed by Laura Lippman, the cast includes Art Almquist, Elizabeth Leadon-Sonnenfelt and Chrissie Peterson. (more...)

Photo Flash: Beowulf Alley Theatre Presents BLACKBIRD, 12/3 - 12/19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2010

Beowulf Alley Theatre presents the 2007 Olivier Award-winner, BLACKBIRD by David Harrower. Performances will be held at the theatre, 11 South 6th Avenue, for three weekends only, December 3 - 19, 2010. Performance times are 7:30 p.m., Thursdays through Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. on Sundays. Directed by Laura Lippman, the cast includes Art Almquist, Elizabeth Leadon-Sonnenfelt and Chrissie Peterson. (more...)

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

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

Theatre for a New Audience's Season To Feature Five Works
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2011

Theatre for a New Audience's 32nd season features boldly diverse plays by William Shakespeare, Samuel Beckett, John Ford and a joyful klezmer musical adapted by Robert Brustein from the stories of Nobel-winning Isaac Bashevis Singer. (more...)

Theatre for a New Audience's Season To Feature Five Works
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2011

Theatre for a New Audience's 32nd season features boldly diverse plays by William Shakespeare, Samuel Beckett, John Ford and a joyful klezmer musical adapted by Robert Brustein from the stories of Nobel-winning Isaac Bashevis Singer. (more...)

Beckett's KRAPP'S LAST TAPE Comes To Cutting Ball Theater 5/22-6/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2009

San Francisco's cutting-edge Cutting Ball Theater closes its 2008-09 season with one of Samuel Beckett's funniest and most personal works for the stage, KRAPP'S LAST TAPE. Cutting Ball Artistic Director Rob Melrose helms this witty, poignant look at the choices one man makes and how the paths left untaken come back to haunt him. (more...)

The Kennedy Center Will Present FRAGMENTS Plays, 4/14-17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2011

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents C.I.C.T./Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord's production of Fragments running April 14 to 17 in the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater. Co-directed by Peter Brook and Marie Hélène Estienne, Fragments brings together four short plays by Samuel Beckett including Rough for Theatre I, Rockaby, Act Without Words II, Come and Go, as well as the poem, Neither. Press night will take place on Thursday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Beowulf Alley Theatre Announces Auditions for '10-'11 Season; Seeks Design & Tech Crew
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2010

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

The Kennedy Center Will Present FRAGMENTS Plays, 4/14-17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2011

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents C.I.C.T./Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord's production of Fragments running April 14 to 17 in the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater. Co-directed by Peter Brook and Marie Hélène Estienne, Fragments brings together four short plays by Samuel Beckett including Rough for Theatre I, Rockaby, Act Without Words II, Come and Go, as well as the poem, Neither. Press night will take place on Thursday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

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