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Clarke's 'Garden of Earthly Delights' To Play at Minetta Lane Starting 10/21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2008

Alan Schuster, Martin Davis, Davo Entertainment LLC and Margaret Cotter in association with Barbara Foy present
The Two River Theater Production
of
Garden of Earthly Delights in a limited 12-week Off-Broadway engagement beginning Wednesday, October 8. (more...)

Bloomberg Proclaims Today, 9/4, 'Samuel J. Friedman Theatre Day' in Honor of Dedication
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2008

New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg has issued a mayoral proclamation declaring today, September 4, 2008 to be 'Samuel J. Friedman Theatre Day.' (more...)

Single Tickets for MTC's New York City Center Productions Now On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2008

Single tickets for Manhattan Theatre Club's productions at New York City Center, including the announced productions of ROMANTIC POETRY, RUINED, and BACK BACK BACK, are on sale now. (more...)

Rapp and Schultz Among Writers in World Premiere of SPIN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2008

the stageFARM (Alex Kilgore, Artistic Director and Carrie Shaltz, Founder / Executive Director) has announced the line-up of plays that will comprise the world premiere of SPIN, a series of new short plays (commissioned on the timely topic) by Adam Rapp, Gina Gionfriddo, Judith Thompson, Elizabeth Meriwether, and Mark Schultz. With direction by Alex Kilgore and Evan Cabnet, SPIN begins performances Friday evening, October 3, 2008, for a limited engagement through Saturday evening, November 8, at The Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street between Barrow & Bedford Streets). (more...)

Writer's Theatre Presents 'Picnic': Sept 16th
by Chicago News Desk - Sep 3, 2008

Writers' Theatre Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma announce William Inge's Picnic directed by David Cromer. The production runs September 16-November 16, 2008, at Writers' Theatre, 325 Tudor Court in Glencoe. (more...)

South Coast Rep Announces Full Cast and Creative Team for 'The Heiress'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2008

South Coast Repertory today announced the cast and creative team for The Heiress, the psychological drama of love, innocence and betrayal by Ruth Goetz and Augustus Goetz. (more...)

MTC Announces Guests for 'After Words: To Be or Not To Be' Talk Back Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2008

Manhattan Theatre Club is pleased to announce guests and dates for After Words, the popular discussion series at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). The series begins its third season on Saturday, September 20 following the matinee performance of TO BE OR NOT TO BE with J. Hoberman, film critic for The Village Voice, and Foster Hirsch, professor of film at Brooklyn College. The discussion will be moderated by Lisa McNulty, MTC's Associate Director of Artistic Operations. (more...)

'All My Sons' Begins Previews Tonight, 9/16
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2008

The eagerly anticipated production of Arthur Miller's ALL MY SONS starring John Lithgow, Dianne Wiest, Patrick Wilson, and Katie Holmes, directed by Simon McBurney, will begin tonight, September 18th at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street), with official opening set for Thursday, October 16th . (more...)

Charles Kimbrough Joins 'Accent On Youth' Cast at MTC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2008

Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) is pleased to announce that Tony‚ and Emmy‚ Award nominee Charles Kimbrough will join the previously announced David Hyde Pierce in its upcoming Broadway production of Samson Raphaelson's ACCENT ON YOUTH. (more...)

Bonney Directs Weller's 'Beast' At NYTW 9/15, Marshall-Green Stars
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2008

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director William Russo have announced that Beast, written by Michael Weller and directed by Jo Bonney, will begin performances Friday, August 29 at 8pm, at NYTW, 79 East 4th Street, between Second Avenue and Bowery. Opening night is scheduled for Monday, September 15 at 7pm. The production will run through Sunday, October 12. (more...)

Nominees for 2008 Artios Awards Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2008

The nominees of the 2008 Casting Society of America Artios Awards have been announced. The awards will be presented nationwide on November 11th, 2008. The New York area awards will take place at Caroline's on Broadway. PDF Print E-mail What is CSA? The Casting Society of America is the premier organization of theatrical Casting Directors in film, television, and theatre. Although it is not a union, its members are a united professional society that consistently set the level of professionalism in casting on which the entertainment industry has come to rely. It's more than 350 members are represented not only in the United States, but also in Canada, England, Australia and Italy. (more...)

Davidson, Martinez and Mosley Cast in MTC's 'Back Back Back'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2008

Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) is pleased to announce full casting for its upcoming production of Itamar Moses' BACK BACK BACK, the stirring new drama set in baseball's steroid era. (more...)

First Photo Preview of Manhattan Theatre Club's 'To Be or Not To Be'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2008

Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) is pleased to announce full casting for their upcoming world premiere production of Nick Whitby's 'To Be or Not To Be.' The play, based on the 1942 motion picture of the same name will be directed by three-time Tony Award nominee Casey Nicholaw ('The Drowsy Chaperone,' 'Monty Python's Spamalot'). (more...)

'All My Sons' Begins Previews 9/18; Revival Has Advance of $3.5 Million
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2008

The eagerly anticipated production of Arthur Miller's ALL MY SONS starring John Lithgow, Dianne Wiest, Patrick Wilson, and Katie Holmes, directed by Simon McBurney, will begin previews on Thursday, September 18th at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street), with official opening set for Thursday, October 16th . It is produced by Eric Falkenstein. (more...)

Elizabeth Marvel To Star In 'Fifty Words' At MCC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2008

MCC THEATER (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey, Artistic Directors; William Cantler, Associate Artistic Director; Blake West, Executive Director) today announced that Elizabeth Marvel will star in the World Premiere Production of Michael Weller's new play Fifty Words, which will begin performances at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, NYC) on September 10 and continue through October 25, with an opening night set for Sunday, September 28 at 6:30 p.m. Fifty Words marks Ms. Marvel's first appearance on the New York stage following her critically acclaimed turn in Manhattan Theatre Club's 2008 revival of Top Girls. (more...)

Weller's 'Fifty Words' with Marvel and Butz Extends Through 11/8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2008

MCC THEATER (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey, Artistic Directors; William Cantler, Associate Artistic Director; Blake West, Executive Director) today announced that their World Premiere Production of Michael Weller's Fifty Words, under the direction of Austin Pendleton, has been extended Off Broadway. Performances of the two-character play began at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, NYC) on September 10 and the show's stars Norbert Leo Butz and Elizabeth Marvel were showered with rave reviews following its October 1 opening. The show is now scheduled to run through Saturday, November 8. (more...)

Photo Flash: 'Romantic Poetry' at Manhattan Theater Club
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2008

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of ROMANTIC POETRY, a new musical by John Patrick Shanley and Henry Krieger, is currently in previews at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street) in preparation for a Tuesday, October 28 opening. (more...)

MTC's Back Back Back Starts Rehearsals Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2008

Manhattan Theatre Club's production of Itamar Moses' BACK BACK BACK begins rehearsals today. This New York premiere will begin performances Thursday, October 30 at MTC at New York City Center - Stage II (131 West 55th Street) in preparation for a Tuesday, November 18 opening night (more...)

Manhattan Theatre Club's TO BE OR NOT TO BE Opens Tonight 10/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2008

The Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer)world premiere production of Nick Whitby's 'To Be or Not To Be' opens on Broadway tonight, Tuesday October 14th. (more...)

2009 Almeida Season to Include Stevenson, Goodman, Hampton, LaBute and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2008

The 2009 season at the Almeida Theatre will include five premieres, two major revivals and a Shakespeare. (more...)

Lily Rabe and Mercedes Ruehl Join Cast of 'The American Plan' at MTC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2008

Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) have announced that Academy Award‚ and Tony Award‚ winner Mercedes Ruehl and Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominee Lily Rabe will appear in the upcoming Broadway premiere of THE AMERICAN PLAN by Tony Award-winning playwright Richard Greenberg (Take Me Out). (more...)

The Thugs by Adam Bock at Profiles Theatre Oct 29th
by Chicago News Desk - Oct 10, 2008

Profiles Theatre continues its 20th Anniversary Season with the OBIE Award-winning dark comedy The Thugs by Adam Bock, directed by Profiles Artistic Director Joe Jahraus. The production runs October 29-December 14, 2008, at Profiles Theatre, 4147 N. Broadway. The play will run in repertory with Profiles' production of Men of Tortuga, playing through December 7, 2008. The press opening for The Thugs is Wednesday, October 29, 2008, at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: To Be Or Not to Be at Manhattan Theatre Club
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2008

Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) will celebrate opening night for their upcoming world premiere production of Nick Whitby's TO BE OR NOT TO BE. The play, based on the 1942 motion picture To Be or Not To Be, is directed by three-time Tony Award‚ nominee Casey Nicholaw (The Drowsy Chaperone, Monty Python's Spamalot). (more...)

Bierko and Maxwell to Headline MTC's TO BE OR NOT TO BE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2008

Manhattan Theatre Club announced casting for the upcoming world premiere Broadway production of Nick Whitby's TO BE OR NOT TO BE, based on the 1942 motion picture To Be Or Not To Be. (more...)

Elizabeth Marvel To Star In 'Fifty Words' At MCC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2008

MCC THEATER (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey, Artistic Directors; William Cantler, Associate Artistic Director; Blake West, Executive Director) today announced that Elizabeth Marvel will star in the World Premiere Production of Michael Weller's new play Fifty Words, which will begin performances at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, NYC) on September 10 and continue through October 25, with an opening night set for Sunday, September 28 at 6:30 p.m. Fifty Words marks Ms. Marvel's first appearance on the New York stage following her critically acclaimed turn in Manhattan Theatre Club's 2008 revival of Top Girls. (more...)

Brian Murray Joins Cast Of MTC's 'To Be Or Not To Be'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2008

Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) is pleased to announce that three-time Tony Award‚ nominee and two-time Drama Desk Award winner Brian Murray will join the cast of its upcoming world premiere Broadway production of Nick Whitby's TO BE OR NOT TO BE, based on the 1942 motion picture To Be Or Not To Be. (more...)

Plimpton, Foa and More Added To New Globe Benefit Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2008

More Stars announced for New Globe Benefit Concert. (more...)

MTC Announces New Plays By Nottage, Shanley and Krieger.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2008

Manhattan Theatre Club announced casting for two of its upcoming productions: ROMANTIC POETRY, the world premiere musical by John Patrick Shanley and Henry Krieger, and RUINED, a world premiere play by Lynn Nottage. (more...)

Plimpton, Foa and More Added To New Globe Benefit Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2008

More Stars announced for New Globe Benefit Concert. (more...)

Bonney Directs Weller's 'Beast' At NYTW 9/15, Marshall-Green Stars
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2008

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director William Russo have announced that Beast, written by Michael Weller and directed by Jo Bonney, will begin performances Friday, August 29 at 8pm, at NYTW, 79 East 4th Street, between Second Avenue and Bowery. Opening night is scheduled for Monday, September 15 at 7pm. The production will run through Sunday, October 12. (more...)

'Stars in the Margin' with Plimpton, Wainwright, & Lipton To Take Place 8/11
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2008

The Zipper Factory is proud to present Stars in the Margin: An Evening of Special Guests . . . brought to you by Martha Plimpton, Lucy Wainwright Roche and Dan Lipton on Monday, August 11 at 9:30 p.m. (more...)

Dora Award Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2008

The 29th Annual Dora Awards were handed out at the Winter Garden Theatre in Toronto. Winners are starred. (more...)

MTC Announces Recipients Of 2008 Sloan Initiative Commissions
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2008

Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer; Daniel Sullivan, Acting Artistic Director 2007-2008) has announced the 2008 recipients of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Initiative commissions. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Backstage at Variations on Shakespeare
by Walter McBride - Aug 6, 2008

This Monday, August 4th, the New Globe Theater presented VARIATIONS ON SHAKESPEARE: An Evening of Songs Inspired by the Bard. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Variations on Shakespeare Performance
by Walter McBride - Aug 6, 2008

This Monday, August 4th, the New Globe Theater presented VARIATIONS ON SHAKESPEARE: An Evening of Songs Inspired by the Bard. This concert highlighted songs from musicals based on the works of William Shakespeare with performances by some of Broadway's hottest stars! (more...)

Only a Few Tickets Left for 'Variations on Shakespeare'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2008

This Monday, August 4th, at 8:00pm the New Globe Theater will be presenting VARIATIONS ON SHAKESPEARE: An Evening of Songs Inspired by the Bard. (more...)

Bierko Drops Out of 'To Be Or Not To Be' Cast
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2008

Craig Bierko has departed the upcoming Broadway production of TO BE OR NOT TO BE. (more...)

Marisa Tomei To Star In Westport's Reading of 'Golden Boy'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2008

Academy Award winner Marisa Tomei and other actors to be announced will read the classic play 'Golden Boy' written by Clifford Odets and directed by Joanne Woodward, on Monday, August 25, 7 p.m., at Westport Country Playhouse (Joanne Woodward and Anne Keefe, artistic directors, and Jodi Schoenbrun Carter, managing director). (more...)

Blanchett to Star in BAM and Kennedy Center's 'Streetcar'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2008

Sydney Theatre Company's forthcoming production of A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams, directed by Liv Ullmann, is to tour to the United States. The production which will play at Sydney Theatre from 1 September to 10 October 2009, featuring STC Co-Artistic Director Cate Blanchett as Blanche DuBois, will run at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington from 29 October to 21 November 2009 and Brooklyn Academy Of Music (BAM), New York from 27 November to 20 December 2009. (more...)

MTC's 'To Be Or Not To Be' Begins Previews 9/11; Tickets on Sale Now!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2008

Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) presents the world premiere Broadway production of Nick Whitby's TO BE OR NOT TO BE. The play, based on the 1942 motion picture To Be or Not To Be, will be directed by three-time Tony Award nominee Casey Nicholaw (The Drowsy Chaperone, Monty Python's Spamalot). (more...)

Brown, Dixon, and Swallow Added to 'Romantic Poetry' Cast
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2008

Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) is pleased to announce full casting for the upcoming world premiere of ROMANTIC POETRY, a new musical by John Patrick Shanley and Henry Krieger. (more...)

Maloney to Replace Murray in 'To Be or Not to Be'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2008

It has just been announced that Peter Maloney will replace Brian Murray as 'Dowasz' in the cast of TO BE OR NOT TO BE. Mr. Murray's departure was amicable and by mutual agreement. (more...)

Enter To Win Pair of Free Tickets to Star Studded 'Variations on Shakespeare' on Monday, 8/4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2008

This Monday, August 4th, at 8:00pm the New Globe Theater will be presenting VARIATIONS ON SHAKESPEARE: An Evening of Songs Inspired by the Bard. This concert will highlight songs from musicals based on the works of William Shakespeare with performances by some of Broadway's hottest stars. Broadway World is exclusively giving away a pair of tickets to this nearly sold out event. (more...)

Latessa, Masur an Others Join Tomei in 'Golden Boy' Reading
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2008

Broadway and film actor Ned Eisenberg, Tony Award winner Dick Latessa, Emmy nominee Richard Masur and others will join previously announced Academy Award winner Marisa Tomei to read the classic play 'Golden Boy,' written by Clifford Odets and directed by Joanne Woodward, on Monday, August 25, 7 p.m., at Westport Country Playhouse (Joanne Woodward and Anne Keefe, artistic directors, and Jodi Schoenbrun Carter, managing director). (more...)

Tickets for MTC's 'To Be Or Not To Be' Now On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2008

Tickets for the Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) upcoming world premiere Broadway production of Nick Whitby's TO BE OR NOT TO BE are now on sale. (more...)

Marisa Tomei To Star In Westport's Reading of 'Golden Boy'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2008

Academy Award winner Marisa Tomei and other actors to be announced will read the classic play 'Golden Boy' written by Clifford Odets and directed by Joanne Woodward, on Monday, August 25, 7 p.m., at Westport Country Playhouse (Joanne Woodward and Anne Keefe, artistic directors, and Jodi Schoenbrun Carter, managing director). (more...)

Fringe: AnaÔs Nin Goes to Hell: The Girls Who Just Watch
by Duncan Pflaster - Aug 12, 2008

On an island in hell, Andromeda, Cleopatra, Heloise, Queen Victoria, and Joan of Arc all sit and wait, unchanging. And then comes erotica writer AnaÔs Nin to turn their afterlives upside down, in David Stallings' fascinating play AnaÔs Nin Goes to Hell, part of the 2008 New York International Fringe Festival. (more...)

'Stars in the Margin' with Plimpton, Wainwright, & Lipton To Take Place 8/11
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2008

The Zipper Factory is proud to present Stars in the Margin: An Evening of Special Guests . . . brought to you by Martha Plimpton, Lucy Wainwright Roche and Dan Lipton on Monday, August 11 at 9:30 p.m. (more...)

Additional Casting Announced For Ruhl's 'Passion Play'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2008

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) presents PASSION PLAY by Pulitzer Prize nominee and MacArthur Foundation Fellowship recipient Sarah Ruhl, directed by OBIE Award-winner Mark Wing-Davey at the University Theatre (222 York Street, New Haven), September 19-October 11 only. Opening Night is Thursday, September 25 (more...)

Only a Few Tickets Left for 'Variations on Shakespeare'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2008

This Monday, August 4th, at 8:00pm the New Globe Theater will be presenting VARIATIONS ON SHAKESPEARE: An Evening of Songs Inspired by the Bard. (more...)

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