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The Shelter Presents FAIRY TALE, Previews 12/1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2011

The Off-Broadway theatre company The Shelter - an ensemble of writers, directors and actors who collaboratively develop original works for the New York stage - will present the world premiere of their newest work FAIRY TALE, five original short plays inspired by the stories of The Brothers Grimm, Washington Irving and Charles Perrault. (more...)

Less Than Rent Presents FRIENDS DON'T LET FRIENDS Dec. 2-18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2011

Less Than Rent Theatre presents the world premiere of James Presson's FRIENDS DON'T LET FRIENDS - a new play which blends the artificially comical world of a sitcom with the soul of Henrik Ibsen's classic HEDDA GABLER. Previews of FRIENDS DON'T LET FRIENDS begin December 2 prior to an official press opening of December 4 at Walkerspace (46 Walker Street) in Manhattan. (more...)

Ellen Taaffe Zwilich's Quintet Makes New York Premiere 11/29
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2011

On Tuesday, November 29, Carnegie Hall will present the New York premiere of a new Quintet by Ellen Taaffe Zwilich, a composer whose music is among the most-performed of that of any of her American colleagues, and who was the first person named to the Carnegie Hall Composer's Chair in 1995. (more...)

HERO Theatre Hosts A Reading Of ANOTHER PART OF THE HOUSE 11/7
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2011

HERO Theatre presents a benefit reading of 'Another Part of the House' on Monday November 7, 2011, 7:30PM at the New Ohio Theatre, 154 Christopher Street, New York City, the second in the company's reading series. (more...)

Artists Rep Presents Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Carol
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2011

Literature's favorite quirky inquisitor is infused with the spirit of a crotchety Ebenezer Scrooge in an unusual holiday show crafted by Seattle veteran playwright John Longenbaugh. (more...)

La MaMa Presents NOW THE CATS WITH JEWELLED CLAWS 10/17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2011

La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club has announced that the New York premiere of Now the Cats With Jewelled Claws by Tennessee Williams and directed by Jonathan Warman, will begin performances Thursday, October 27, at 10pm, at The Club at La MaMa, (74A E 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery). (more...)

Northern Broadsides Present We are Three Sisters At The Rose Nov 15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2011

Northern Broadsides and the celebrated playwright, novelist and poet Blake Morrison bring you the World premiere tour of We are Three Sisters. (more...)

Less Than Rent Presents FRIENDS DON'T LET FRIENDS Dec. 2-18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2011

Less Than Rent Theatre presents the world premiere of James Presson's FRIENDS DON'T LET FRIENDS - a new play which blends the artificially comical world of a sitcom with the soul of Henrik Ibsen's classic HEDDA GABLER. Previews of FRIENDS DON'T LET FRIENDS begin December 2 prior to an official press opening of December 4 at Walkerspace (46 Walker Street) in Manhattan. (more...)

A Conversation with SONS OF THE PROPHET Playwright Stephen Karam
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Oct 25, 2011

Ted Sod, Roundabout's Education Dramaturg, interviewed playwright Stephen Karam to discuss The Sons of the Prophet. (more...)

Northern Broadsides Present We are Three Sisters At The Rose Nov 15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2011

Northern Broadsides and the celebrated playwright, novelist and poet Blake Morrison bring you the World premiere tour of We are Three Sisters. (more...)

Firehouse Theatre Project Announces Final Acting Classes Of 2011
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2011

Firehouse Theater Project announces their remaining adult acting classes. Monday Evening Classes are almost full, with only a few spots left. Register online or call at [804]355-2001 (more...)

A SPLINTERED SOUL Opens At Theater Three 10/24
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2011

ARLA Productions & Rosalind Productions will present the Off-Broadway premiere of Alan Lester Brooks' A Splintered Soul. (more...)

Extant Arts Company Presents Corner Pocket, Closes 10/23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2011

Extant Arts will present the World Premiere of emerging playwright Andy James Hoover's (NYC Debut) CORNER POCKET, October 7-23 at the Gene Frankel Theatre (24 Bond Street between Bowery and Lafayette). (more...)

Sharon Rietkerk Leads 42nd Street Moon's NYMPH ERRANT, Previews 10/5
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2011

42nd Street Moon today announced casting for the first production of 2011-12, its nineteenth season. (more...)

Alan Alda's RADIANCE to Open at the Geffen Playhouse, 11/9
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2011

The world premiere of acclaimed actor/writer Alan Alda's Radiance: The Passion of Marie Curie, a bioplay about the passions and conflicts of the first woman to be awarded a Nobel Prize, will feature Anna Gunn as the title character. (more...)

HERO Theatre Hosts A Reading Of ANOTHER PART OF THE HOUSE 11/7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2011

HERO Theatre presents a benefit reading of 'Another Part of the House' on Monday November 7, 2011, 7:30PM at the New Ohio Theatre, 154 Christopher Street, New York City, the second in the company's reading series. (more...)

Brown/ Trinity Rep MFA Programs Presents Parade 12/1-11
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2011

The Brown University/Trinity Rep MFA Programs present Alfred Uhry, Jason Robert Brown and Harold Prince's Parade, directed by Talya Klein (Brown/Trinity Directing MFA'12). (more...)

Hartford Stage's Brand:NEW 2011 Runs 11/3-6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2011

Hartford Stage continues its commitment to developing the next generation of great plays and playwrights by presenting the 13th annual Brand:NEW Fall Festival of New Work November 3 - 6. Building on the success of previous years' events, the festival will feature readings of distinctive new works by Bekah Brunstetter, Marcus Gardley, Steven Levenson, Matthew Schneck, and Sinan Unel. Gardley is this year's Aetna New Voices Fellow at Hartford Stage. The festival also includes a lively playwrights' panel discussion led by Jerry Patch, Director of Artistic Development at Manhattan Theatre Club. (more...)

Arnie Burton, Mark Nelson Set For Hartford Stages Brand: NEW Festival 11/3-6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2011

Hartford Stage Company continues its commitment to developing the next generation of great plays and playwrights by presenting the 13th annual Brand:NEW Fall Festival of New Work November 3 - 6. (more...)

Chuck Berry To Perform At State Theatre in Easton 11/5
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2011

The Father of Rock-n-Roll, CHUCK BERRY, will perform live at the historic State Theatre in Easton on Saturday, November 5th. (more...)

Maureen McVerry to Direct Moon's Oh, Kay!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2011

Award-winning actress Maureen McVerry will direct the second musical of 42nd Street Moon's l9th season: George and Ira Gershwin's OH, KAY! (1926). (more...)

Hartford Stage's Brand:NEW 2011 Runs 11/3-6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2011

Hartford Stage continues its commitment to developing the next generation of great plays and playwrights by presenting the 13th annual Brand:NEW Fall Festival of New Work November 3 - 6. Building on the success of previous years' events, the festival will feature readings of distinctive new works by Bekah Brunstetter, Marcus Gardley, Steven Levenson, Matthew Schneck, and Sinan Unel. Gardley is this year's Aetna New Voices Fellow at Hartford Stage. The festival also includes a lively playwrights' panel discussion led by Jerry Patch, Director of Artistic Development at Manhattan Theatre Club. (more...)

The Shelter Presents FAIRY TALE, Previews 12/1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2011

The Off-Broadway theatre company The Shelter - an ensemble of writers, directors and actors who collaboratively develop original works for the New York stage - will present the world premiere of their newest work FAIRY TALE, five original short plays inspired by the stories of The Brothers Grimm, Washington Irving and Charles Perrault. (more...)

The Wild Project Presents REFRAIN 11/3-19
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2011

P.O.V. Artists announces the world premiere of Refrain, a new play by Melisa Tien starring Marc Santa Maria and Brooke Eddey. Refrain premieres at the Wild Project on Nov. 3rd with performances through Nov. 19th. (more...)

Arnie Burton, Mark Nelson Set For Hartford Stages Brand: NEW Festival 11/3-6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2011

Hartford Stage Company continues its commitment to developing the next generation of great plays and playwrights by presenting the 13th annual Brand:NEW Fall Festival of New Work November 3 - 6. (more...)

Stratford Mourns The Loss of John Neville
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2011

It was with great sadness that the Stratford Shakespeare Festival learned of the death of John Neville. (more...)

DTC Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL 11/25-12/24
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2011

Dallas Theater Center has announced the return of A Christmas Carol at the Kalita Humphreys Theater Nov. 25 - Dec. 24. (more...)

Janeane Garofalo Joins New Group's RUSSIAN TRANSPORT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2011

Comedian, film and TV star Janeane Garofalo has just joined the New Group's production of Russian Transport by Erika Sheffer, directed by Scott Elliott. The production's run begins on January 17, 2012 at the Acorn Theater, with tickets on sale December 5th. (more...)

THE SANTALAND DIARIES Returns to NVA for the Third Year
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2011

New Village Arts continues its holiday tradition with Joe Mantello's adaptation of David Sedaris' highly acclaimed The Santaland Diaries, directed by Ensemble Member Samuel Sherman and starring NVA Ensemble and Actors Equity Member Daren Scott. The Santaland Diaries follows one out of work actor who decides to become a Macy's elf to pay the holiday bills. (more...)

The Shelter Presents FAIRY TALE, Previews 12/1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2011

The Off-Broadway theatre company The Shelter - an ensemble of writers, directors and actors who collaboratively develop original works for the New York stage - will present the world premiere of their newest work FAIRY TALE, five original short plays inspired by the stories of The Brothers Grimm, Washington Irving and Charles Perrault. (more...)

REBECCA to Play Broadhurst Theatre Opening April 2012; Sierra Boggess Now Confirmed to Star!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2011

Producers Ben Sprecher, Louise Forlenza, The Shubert Organization, Peter Bezemes, Tony Fusco, Larry Feinman, Nanda Anand and Peter Bogyo by special arrangement with/and based on the Vereinigte Buhnen Wien GmbH production, announced that the new musical REBECCA, based on the classic novel by Daphne du Maurier novel, will open on Broadway Sunday, April 22 at The Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street). Previews will begin Tuesday, March 27. Sierra Boggess (The Little Mermaid, Love Never Dies, Master Class and as Christine in last month's 25th Anniversary Concert of The Phantom of the Opera in London) will play the lead role of 'I'. Additional casting will be announced in the coming weeks. (more...)

Maureen McVerry to Direct Moon's Oh, Kay!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2011

Award-winning actress Maureen McVerry will direct the second musical of 42nd Street Moon's l9th season: George and Ira Gershwin's OH, KAY! (1926). (more...)

Marin Ireland & More Set For Playwrights Horizons MAPLE AND VINE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2011

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) announces complete casting for the New York premiere of MAPLE AND VINE, a new play by Jordan Harrison (Doris to Darlene at Playwrights Horizons, Amazons and Their Men, Kid-Simple). (more...)

The Wild Project Presents REFRAIN 11/3-19
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2011

P.O.V. Artists announces the world premiere of Refrain, a new play by Melisa Tien starring Marc Santa Maria and Brooke Eddey. Refrain premieres at the Wild Project on Nov. 3rd with performances through Nov. 19th. (more...)

Bill Forrester to Receive Gregory A. Falls Award, 10/17
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2011

The first professional gig on Bill Forrester's resume is Assistant Scenic Designer for a 1959 NY summer stock production starring Gloria Swanson & Groucho Marx. Not a bad start. Fifty two years later, Theatre Puget Sound is thrilled to announce that Bill Forrester will become the 14th individual to receive the illustrious Gregory A. Falls Sustained Achievement Award. The award will be presented at the 3rd Annual Gregory Awards Ceremony being held at ACT Theatre on October 17, 2011 as part of ARTS CRUSH month. (more...)

Exclusive InDepth InterView: Kenneth Branagh Talks Sondheim, Shakespeare & MY WEEK WITH MARILYN
by Pat Cerasaro - Nov 17, 2011

Noted thespian and master theatre and film director Kenneth Branagh has found himself at a career peak in 2011, excelling in both entertainment arenas with his striking, visionary blockbuster THOR being one of the year's biggest hits as well as his simply incredible portrayal of Laurence Olivier in the new film MY WEEK WITH MARILYN generating considerable Oscar buzz. Sharing his cordial and candid insights on a number of topics ranging from his beginnings in Shakespeare to his directing and acting in a string of Shakespearean stage plays and films - his iconic films of HENRY V and HAMLET among them - Branagh also illustrates his impressions of fellow acting titans such as Sir Anthony Hopkins, Sir John Gielgud, Ralph Fiennes, Dame Judi Dench, Simon Callow and many more. Plus, he shares his deep affection for the most famous musical theatre Shakespeare adaptation of all time - the classic WEST SIDE STORY; based on ROMEO & JULIET - as well as his love of the work of Stephen Sondheim as a composer/lyricist in his own right. Plus, news on his desire to do Broadway in the future, as well as all about Branagh's new lead role in the Belfast-to-West End transfer of THE PAINKILLER - and much, much more! (more...)

Signature Theatre Presents A SECOND CHANCE 11/15-12/11
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2011

In a special limited engagement, Signature Theatre presents the world premiere musical A Second Chance, featuring a book, music, and lyrics by Ted Shen. Directed by Jonathan Butterell (Signature's Giant), A Second Chance fuses jazz and musical theater stylings, with musical direction by Zak Sandler. (more...)

John Turturro, Dianne Wiest, et al. Set for Classic Stage Company's CHERRY ORCHARD
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2011

Classic Stage Company (CSC), under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Executive Director Jessica R. Jenen, will present Anton Chekhov's tragicomic masterpiece THE CHERRY ORCHARD, featuring John Turturro (Lopakhin), Dianne Wiest (Ranevskaya), Christian Camargo (Trofimov), Ken Cheeseman (Pischick), Daniel Davis (Gaev), Alvin Epstein (Fiers), Slate Holmgren (Yasha), Roberta Maxwell (Charlotta), Juliet Rylance (Varya), Michael Urie (Yepikhodov), Elisabeth Waterston (Dunyasha) and Katherine Waterston (Anya), beginning performances Wednesday, November 16 at CSC (136 East 13th Street). Directed by Andrei Belgrader, with a translation by John Christopher Jones, THE CHERRY ORCHARD will play a limited engagement through Friday, December 23. The official press opening is scheduled for Sunday, December 4 at 7pm. (more...)

Northern Broadsides Present We are Three Sisters At The Rose Nov 15
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2011

Northern Broadsides and the celebrated playwright, novelist and poet Blake Morrison bring you the World premiere tour of We are Three Sisters. (more...)

Artists Rep Presents Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Carol
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2011

Literature's favorite quirky inquisitor is infused with the spirit of a crotchety Ebenezer Scrooge in an unusual holiday show crafted by Seattle veteran playwright John Longenbaugh. (more...)

The Carnegie and CCM Drama Present the Regional Premiere of IN THE NEXT ROOM, OR THE VIBRATOR PLAY, 11/4-20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2011

With five Cincinnati premieres in five years and hundreds of productions of her plays nationwide, Sarah Ruhl is perhaps the country's hottest contemporary playwright. Now her most acclaimed piece, which earned Ruhl's Broadway debut and Tony and Pulitzer nominations, receives its local premiere at The Carnegie with the exceptional talent of CCM. (more...)

Pitt Rep Presents This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries, This Girl Does Nothing
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2011

This English-language premiere is a contemporary fairy tale about Three Sisters, abandoned in the forest and forced to find their own way in the world. One goes left, one goes right, and one stays right where she started. (more...)

DANCING WITH THE STARS Showdown: The Semi-Finalists Compete!
by Kelsey Denette - Nov 14, 2011

It's semifinals week on DANCING WITH THE STARS! Last week saw Nancy Grace ousted from the competition, and now the remaining dancers - Hope Solo, Ricki Lake, Rob Kardashian and J.R. Martinez - will battle it out for the Mirror Ball Trophy. They'll each dance a total of THREE times tonight with two individual rounds and a challenging cha cha relay. (more...)

Broken Watch Theatre Co Announces Sex Good; Money Bad
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2011

Broken Watch Theatre Company (Drew DeCorleto, Artistic Director) will present Sex Good; Money Bad, two one-act's by Michael Weller, directed by Tony Speciale and Drew DeCorleto. (more...)

Actress Mamie Gummer Set to Star in CLAIRE'S CAMBODIA
by Movies News Desk - Nov 14, 2011

As first reported on Deadline.com, actress Mamie Gummer is set to star in an upcoming Indie film entitled 'Claire's Cambodia'. (more...)

Classic Stage Company's CHERRY ORCHARD Extended Through 12/30
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2011

Classic Stage Company's new production of Anton Chekhov's tragicomic masterpiece THE CHERRY ORCHARD, featuring John Turturro (Lopakhin), Dianne Wiest (Ranevskaya), Ken Cheeseman (Pischick), Daniel Davis (Gaev), Alvin Epstein (Fiers), Josh Hamilton (Trofimov), Slate Holmgren (Yasha), Roberta Maxwell (Charlotta), Juliet Rylance (Varya), Michael Urie (Yepikhodov), Elisabeth Waterston (Dunyasha) and Katherine Waterston (Anya), has extended its upcoming engagement through Friday, December 30. Previews begin Wednesday, November 16 at CSC (136 East 13th Street). THE CHERRY ORCHARD is directed by Andrei Belgrader, with a translation by John Christopher Jones. The official press opening is scheduled for Sunday, December 4 at 7pm. (more...)

Rising Phoenix Repertory Presents Next Cino Nights- EDIE & ALEXANDER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2011

Rising Phoenix Repertory announces the 12th play in the CINO NIGHTS SERIES EDIE & ALEXANDER a new play BY MEGAN MOSTYN-BROWN directed by MIA ROVEGNO (more...)

Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati Presents SNOW WHITE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2011

From the creators of last year's smash hit Cinderella, comes the new world premiere musical Snow White that reminds us the true reflection of beauty and happiness can only be found within. (more...)

Rising Phoenix Repertory Presents Next Cino Nights- EDIE & ALEXANDER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2011

Rising Phoenix Repertory announces the 12th play in the CINO NIGHTS SERIES EDIE & ALEXANDER a new play BY MEGAN MOSTYN-BROWN directed by MIA ROVEGNO (more...)

Maureen McVerry to Direct Moon's Oh, Kay!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2011

Award-winning actress Maureen McVerry will direct the second musical of 42nd Street Moon's l9th season: George and Ira Gershwin's OH, KAY! (1926). (more...)

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