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F. Murray Abraham to Lead Classic Stage Company's GALILEO, 2/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2012

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick, will present Academy Award winner F. Murray Abraham in a new production of Bertolt Brecht's GALILEO, translated by Charles Laughton, and directed by Kulick, beginning performances Wednesday, February 1 at CSC (136 East 13th Street) for a limited engagement through Sunday, March 11. The official press opening for GALILEO is Sunday, February 12. Tickets for GALILEO go on sale to the public today, Tuesday, January 3. (more...)

THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY OF STEVE JOBS Returns to the Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2012

The Public Theater welcome back Mike Daisey's critically acclaimed THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY OF STEVE JOBS on Tuesday, January 31 for an extended run in the Martinson Theater. Created and performed by Mike Daisey and directed by Jean-Michele Gregory, the return engagement of THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY OF STEVE JOBS will run an additional five weeks to March 4. Tickets, priced at $75-$85, are on sale now. Tickets can be purchased at (212) 967-7555 or www.publictheater.org. (more...)

Monica Bell, Martin Kildare, and More Set to Perform in Utah Shakespeare Festival 2012
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2012

The Utah Shakespeare Festival recently announced the casting of the first ten actors for the 2012 season. All are familiar faces, having appeared at the Festival in the past. (more...)

CSC's GALILEO Extends Through March 18
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2012

Classic Stage Company's upcoming production of Bertolt Brecht's GALILEO (translated by Charles Laughton) starring Academy Award winner F. Murray Abraham, which begins previews Tuesday evening, February 1, will extend by one additional week through Sunday, March 18. (more...)

2012 Summer Olympics Opening Ceremony Inspired by Shakespeare
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2012

According to the Daily Mail, Oscar winner Danny Boyle, who will serve as the artistic director for the upcoming Summer Olympics, has plans to give the opening ceremony a Shakespearean theme. Boyle recently revealed that the event will be titled the 'Isle of Wonders' after a speech from The Tempest, and will include the ringing of a 27-ton bell. (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Presents Anouilh's ANTIGONE, Previews 2/29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2012

Quintessence Theatre Group continues its second season with Jean Anouilh's 1943 adaptation of Sophocles' ANTIGONE, in a translation by Jeremy Sams, directed by Alexander Burns. (more...)

The Mystery of Irma Vep Unfolds at Playhouse on Park, 1/18-29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2012

Beginning January 18th, 2012 Playhouse on Park opens one of the most popular theatrical comedies in US history in a limited engagement. (more...)

Trevor Nunn To Direct Robert Lindsay, Joanna Lumley In THE LION IN WINTER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2012

Robert Lindsay and Joanna Lumley will lead the cast in Trevor Nunn's production of James Goldman's The Lion in Winter. (more...)

Storm Theatre Company Presents Premiere of THE LONDON MERCHANT, 1/6-1/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2012

The Storm Theatre Company, under the Artistic Direction of Peter Dobbins, announces its first production of 2012- the New York and North American premiere of THE LONDON MERCHANT by George Lillo which will be presented in performance, January 6th through January 28th. (more...)

SITI Company's Bob Plays NY Fine Arts 1/19-29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2012

For its third New York season, director Anne Bogart and SITI Company celebrate the 70th birthday year of Robert Wilson with the revival of the Obie Award-winning one-man tour-de-force, Bob. Inspired by the creative life and times of the internationally acclaimed avant-garde theater director, Bob will run at New York Live Arts, January 19-29, 2012. (more...)

THE LION IN WINTER Set to End Run January 28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2012

Trevor Nunn's production of James Goldman's THE LION IN WINTER has scheduled an additional matinee performance for Tuesday, January 24 at 2:30pm. The show will complete its run at the Theatre Royal Haymarket on January 28 as previously announced. (more...)

ATC Presents DISGRACED 1/27-2/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2012

American Theater Company (ATC) announces the World Premiere of Disgraced by Ayad Akhtar, directed by Kimberly Senior. (more...)

International City Theatre Opens GOD OF CARNAGE, 1/27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2012

Bad behavior has never been so much fun. Artistic director caryn desai [sic] jump starts International City Theatre's 27th season at the helm of Yasmina Reza's scathingly funny, Tony Award-winning God of Carnage. The limited, four-week engagement runs January 27-February 19, with low-priced previews on January 24, 25 and 26. Here's a chance to see this hilarious comedy in ICT's more intimate setting and watch the fur fly up close! (more...)

ATC Premieres DISGRACED, 1/27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2012

American Theater Company (ATC) announces the World Premiere of Disgraced by Ayad Akhtar, directed by Kimberly Senior. Disgraced is produced by special arrangement with The Araca Group (Broadway's Urinetown, A View From The Bridge and co-producers of Wicked). The production will run January 27 - February 26, 2012 at American Theater Company, 1909 W Byron, Chicago, IL. Press opening is Monday, January 30, 2012 at 7:00PM. (more...)

Official: INTO THE WOODS & AS YOU LIKE IT Set for Shakespeare in the Park; Lily Rabe Set for 'Rosalind'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2012

BroadwayWorld.com reported the news exclusively on January 9, 2012 and now the The Public Theater has officially announced the line-up for the 50th Anniversary Shakespeare in the Park season at the Delacorte. Daniel Sullivan, who directed acclaimed productions of All's Well That Ends Well, The Merchant of Venice and Twelfth Night in the Park, will return to direct AS YOU LIKE IT in June with Lily Rabe as Rosalind. The second show of the 50th Anniversary summer season will be Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's beloved musical INTO THE WOODS, directed by Timothy Sheader with co-direction by Liam Steel. Based on the Olivier Award-winning Regent's Park Open Air Theatre London production in 2010, The Public Theater's INTO THE WOODS will be an all new production with an American cast and designers and will be staged in one of the most beautiful outdoor venues in the world-the Delacorte Theater. INTO THE WOODS will begin performances at the end of July. (more...)

Photo Coverage: HAY FEVER Rehearsal Shots
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2012

Howard Davies' production of Noël Coward's Hay Fever will run at the Noël Coward Theatre from 10 February - 2 June 2012 - and here are some rehearsal shots by Catherine Ashmore. (more...)

Photo Flash: HAY FEVER In Rehearsal at the Noel Coward Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2012

Howard Davies' production of Noel Coward's Hay Fever will run at the Noel Coward Theatre from 10 February - 2 June 2012. (more...)

Berkeley Rep Hosts SELECTED SHORTS With Jill Eikenberry & Michael Tucker
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2012

On Sunday, April 1, the hometown of California cuisine hosts a day of "Delicious Fictions" featuring Golden Globe Award-winner Jill Eikenberry and Emmy Award-nominee Michael Tucker. (more...)

Michael Bakkensen, Marylouise Burke Lead Primary Stages' RX
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2012

Primary Stages (Casey Childs, Founder & Executive Producer; Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director; Elliot Fox, Managing Director) continues its 27th season with the world premiere of the new play, Rx, written by Kate Fodor. (more...)

A MAP OF VIRTUE Plays 4th Street Theater 2/6-25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2012

At the conclusion of this final season, which begins with the world premiere of A Map of Virtue by Erin Courtney in February, the collective of American playwrights will have realized full productions by each of its 13 members. (more...)

THE LION IN WINTER Set to End Run January 28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2012

Trevor Nunn's production of James Goldman's THE LION IN WINTER has scheduled an additional matinee performance for Tuesday, January 24 at 2:30pm. The show will complete its run at the Theatre Royal Haymarket on January 28 as previously announced. (more...)

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT's DREAM Plays Middle Temple Hall April 6-14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2012

A Midsummer Night's Dream, by William Shakespeare, is being performed in Middle Temple Hall for ten performances. (more...)

Playlab NYC Presents 'Poe-Dunk - A Matchbox Entertainment' as Part of FRIGID New York
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2012

Playlab NYC will present Poe-Dunk - A Matchbox Entertainment as a part of the 2012 FRIGID New York Festival. Poe-Dunk is an itty-bitty puppet repertoire of obscure curios, marginalia, and even a couple popular classics from America's most versatile writer. It is conceived and performed by Playlab NYC's artistic director Kevin P. Hale and directed by John Pieza. Originally a part of the 15th Annual New York International Fringe Festival, this production promises an enjoyable time with opening night Wednesday, February 22nd at 6:30pm. (more...)

Tab Hunter & Joyce DeWitt Lead Judson's LOVE LETTERS 1/19-22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2012

Screen icon Tab Hunter ("Damn Yankees") and television favorite Joyce DeWitt ("Three's Company") light up the stage of Pinehurst's Owens Auditorium in A.R. Gurney's play LOVE LETTERS (January 19-22). (more...)

Gulfshore Playhouse To Present David Mamet's Drama RACE
by Beau Higgins - Jan 22, 2012

David Mamet is a Pulitzer-Prize winning playwright, known for his own distinct style of dialogue aptly referred to as "Mamet speak". Mamet also directed the Broadway production of Race, which premiered December 2009 starring James Spader, David Alan Grier, Kerry Washington, and Richard Thomas. Gulfshore Playhouse first hit the Naples scene with a production of David Mamet's Oleanna in 2006. (more...)

CHAMPS Presents The Winter's Tale At NoHo Arts Center 1/17-22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2012

The performing arts students at CHAMPS Charter High School of the Arts will present William Shakespeare's magical fantasy, The Winter's Tale. Department co-chair Dawn Lisell directs the Junior Drama Academy in eight performances at the NOHO Arts Center in North Hollywood, January 17-22. (more...)

Profiles Theatre Announces Extension for ASSISTED LIVING
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2012

Profiles Theatre announces the third and final extension for their hit world premiere of Assisted Living by Deirdre O'Connor, directed by Profiles Artistic Director Joe Jahraus. The critically acclaimed production has been extended an additional four weeks, through March 18, 2012, at Profiles alternate venue The Second Stage, 3408 N. Sheffield in Chicago. (more...)

Necessary Angel Presents Divisadero: A Performance 2/8-20
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2012

Necessary Angel presents Divisadero: a performance with text by Michael Ondaatje (more...)

Lindsay Duncan, Jeremy Northam & More Lead HAY FEVER At Noel Coward
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2012

Joining Lindsay Duncan (Judith Bliss), Jeremy Northam (Richard Greatham), Kevin R McNally (David Bliss) and Olivia Colman (Myra Arundel) in Howard Davies' production of Noel Coward's Hay Fever are Sam Callis (Sandy Tyrell), Freddie Fox (Simon Bliss), Jenny Galloway (Clara), Amy Morgan (Jackie Coryton) and Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Sorel Bliss). (more...)

The BritArts Committee and Drama Desk to Present Reception With Michael Grandage and Mark Brokaw, 2/13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2012

Multi award-winning stage directors Michael Grandage CBE and Mark Brokaw will participate in a special program and reception on Monday, February 13, 6 to 8 PM, co-hosted by The BritArts Committee of The St. George's Society of New York and the Drama Desk at the Morgan Stanley Smith Barney Center, 31 West 52nd Street, in Manhattan. There will be introductions by Drama Desk Board Member Elysa Gardner, Theatre Critic for USA Today, and Gavin Henderson CBE, Principal, Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London. Morgan Stanley Smith Barney is the event sponsor. (more...)

THE GREAT IMMENSITY Premieres at Kansas City Rep, 2/24-3/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2012

The world premiere of The Great Immensity will take place at Kansas City Repertory Theatre's Copaken Stage, February 17-March 18. The Great Immensity is presented by Kansas City Rep and The Civilians, the center for investigative theatre led by Founding Artistic Director Steve Cosson. (more...)

Alan Cumming, Kelli O'Hara, et al. Join PUBLIC SINGS! Benefit, 3/5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2012

The Public Theater announced today that Alan Cumming, Montego Glover, Gabriel Kahane, Ethan Lipton, Kelli O'Hara, and Benjamin Walker would join the star-studded PUBLIC SINGS! benefit on Monday, March 5 at Joe's Pub. This unforgettable evening will celebrate the rich history of musicals produced by The Public Theater, including HAIR, A Chorus Line, and Caroline, or Change, as well as new musicals in development like February House premiering at The Public this May. Directed by Daisy Prince with musical direction by Chris Fenwick, this one-night-only event will also include the previously announced Laura Benanti, David Byrne, Raul Esparza, Jesse L. Martin, and Steven Pasquale. (more...)

Christina Ricci & Bebe Neuwirth Lead CSC's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM this Spring!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2012

Classic Stage Company has announced complete casting for their upcoming production of Shakespeare's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, which begins previews at CSC on Wednesday, April 4 for a limited engagement through Sunday, May 20. Joining two-time Tony Award winner Bebe Neuwirth (Hippolyta/Titania) and acclaimed film/television/stage star Christina Ricci (Hermia) in the cast are Jordan Dean (Demetrius), Nick Gehlfuss (Lysander), David Greenspan (Flute/Fairy), Halley Wegryn Gross (Helena), Anthony Heald (Theseus/Oberon), Erin Hill (Starveling/Fairy), Chad Lindsey (Snout/Fairy), Taylor Mac (Egeus/Puck), James Patrick Nelson (Snug/Fairy), Steven Skybell (Bottom) and Rob Yang (Quince/Fairy). Directed by Tony Speciale (Unnatural Acts), A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM has its official opening Sunday, April 29. (more...)

THE OUTGOING TIDE Opens At Philadelphia Theatre Company 3/23-4/22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2012

Philadelphia Theatre Company will present the second production and East Coast premiere of Barrymore Award-winning playwright Bruce Graham's newest play The Outgoing Tide, running March 23-April 22 at PTC's home at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre (Broad and Lombard Streets). (more...)

The Public Theater Shifts THE TOTAL BENT Performances to Begin 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2012

The Public Theater announced new February dates today for THE TOTAL BENT by Stew and Heidi Rodewald and directed by Joanna Settle. The shift in dates for this Public Lab production is due to an unforeseen construction-related delay that prevented the show from getting into the theater on the scheduled start date. The Public Theater's building renovation has been underway since fall 2008 and is expected to be completed on time this summer. (more...)

The Shakespeare Players Present TIMON OF ATHENS March 16-31
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2012

The Shakespeare Players, a program of the Rochester Community Players, will be presenting William Shakespeare's Timon of Athens in March, 2012. (more...)

AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR & More Win Big at Craig Noel Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2012

The Old Globe's 2011 production of Tracy Letts' drama "August: Osage County" was the leading honoree at the San Diego Theatre Critics Circle's 10th annual Craig Noel Awards ceremony, held Monday at the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, in La Jolla before an audience of more than 450. (more...)

Bateman, Bonnar, Lloyd And Lynch Join Cast For THE DUCHESS OF MALFI At The Old Vic
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2012

Tom Bateman, Mark Bonnar, Harry Lloyd and Finbar Lynch join Eve Best in John Webster's great Jacobean tragedy, The Duchess of Malfi, directed by Jamie Lloyd. Eve Best last appeared at The Old Vic in London and on Broadway opposite Kevin Spacey in A Moon for the Misbegotten in the 2006/2007 Season. The Duchess of Malfi will open at The Old Vic on 28 March 2012, previewing from 17 March. (more...)

Necessary Angel Presents Divisadero: A Performance 2/8-20
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2012

Necessary Angel presents Divisadero: a performance with text by Michael Ondaatje (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Old Globe's SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2012

The Old Globe today announced principal casting for the Globe's 2012 Shakespeare Festival. Craig Noel Award winner Jay Whittaker returns to the Festival for his third consecutive season to appear in the title role of William Shakespeare's Richard III. He will also appear as Oliver in Shakespeare's As You Like It. Also returning to the Festival are Craig Noel Award winner Robert Foxworth and Adrian Sparks, who will take to the courtroom floor as titanic lawyers Henry Drummond and Matthew Harrison Brady, respectively, in the Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee classic Inherit the Wind. Foxworth, an Old Globe Associate Artist, will also play Lord Hastings in Richard III, and Sparks will play Lord Mayor of London in Richard III and Corin in As You Like It. Festival veteran Dana Green will star as Rosalind, and Dan Amboyer, new to the Festival stage, will play Orlando, the object of her affections, in As You Like It. Green will also play Queen Elizabeth in Richard III. Amboyer will also be featured as Bertram Cates in Inherit the Wind and the Earl of Richmond in Richard III. Festival newcomer Jacques C. Smith will play Jacques in As You Like It, the Duke of Buckingham in Richard III and Mr. Meeker in Inherit the Wind. Adrian Noble returns for his third outing as Artistic Director of the Shakespeare Festival and will helm As You Like It and Inherit the Wind. Renowned British director Lindsay Posner makes his debut at the Globe with his production of Richard III. Noble recently directed the World Premiere stage version of The King's Speech, which is currently touring England, and Posner's hit revival of Noises Off is currently playing at London's Old Vic and will transfer to the West End in March. The 2012 Shakespeare Festival, performed in repertory in the outdoor Lowell Davies Festival Theatre, runs June 3 - Sept. 30, 2012. (more...)

David Strathairn Returns To A.C.T. With SCORCHED, 2/16-3/11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2012

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) introduces a celebrated Middle Eastern voice to the Bay Area with the West Coast premiere of Wajdi Mouawad's haunting playScorched. After receiving more than 100 productions (in several languages) worldwide, the Lebanese-Canadian writer's new play will be directed at A.C.T. by Artistic Director Carey Perloff in a beautiful translation from the original French by distinguished Canadian author Linda Gaboriau. (more...)

A MAP OF VIRTUE Plays 4th Street Theater 2/6-25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2012

At the conclusion of this final season, which begins with the world premiere of A Map of Virtue by Erin Courtney in February, the collective of American playwrights will have realized full productions by each of its 13 members. (more...)

13P Begins Final Season with A Map of Virtue
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2012

Performances of A Map of Virtue will take place February 6-25 at the 4th Street Theatre. The 4th Street Theatre is located at 83 East 4th Street in New York City. (more...)

Leigh Silverman Directs Ethan Lipton in Public's No Place to Go
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2012

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Patrick Willingham) is set to present Ethan Lipton's NO PLACE TO GO for a limited engagement at Joe's Pub, beginning Wednesday, March 14. (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company Presents Jane Austen's EMMA 2/17-3/3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2012

Pioneer Theatre Company will present the stage adaptation of the Jane Austen novel Emma, February 17 through March 3, 2012. (more...)

The BritArts Committee and Drama Desk to Present Reception With Michael Grandage and Mark Brokaw, 2/13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2012

Multi award-winning stage directors Michael Grandage CBE and Mark Brokaw will participate in a special program and reception on Monday, February 13, 6 to 8 PM, co-hosted by The BritArts Committee of The St. George's Society of New York and the Drama Desk at the Morgan Stanley Smith Barney Center, 31 West 52nd Street, in Manhattan. There will be introductions by Drama Desk Board Member Elysa Gardner, Theatre Critic for USA Today, and Gavin Henderson CBE, Principal, Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London. Morgan Stanley Smith Barney is the event sponsor. (more...)

Finborough Theatre Presents AUTUMN FIRE, March 4-19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2012

Cassie Hodges for Bloomsday in association with Neil McPherson for the Finborough Theatre presents The first London production in 80 years of Autumn Fire. (more...)

Syal, Spiro, Pryce Join ALMEIDA GALA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2012

Hosted by Jan Ravens, performers Daniel Evans, Josie Lawrence, Jenny Jules, Jonathan Pryce, Jenna Russell, Samantha Spiroand Meera Syal are joined by Young Friends of the Almeida and and award-winning theatre company Inspector Sands to perform as part of Almeida Up Close, the theatre's 2012 fundraising Gala. Directed by Indhu Rubasingham, Almeida Up Close will take place on 23 February 2012 at One Mayfair. The evening of fine dining and cabaret will include music by Stephen Sondheim and Amy Winehouse. (more...)

Evans, Lawrence, Pryce, Russell Join ALMEIDA UP CLOSE Gala 23 Feb.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2012

Hosted by Jan Ravens, performers Daniel Evans, Josie Lawrence, Jenny Jules, Jonathan Pryce, Jenna Russell, Samantha Spiro and Meera Syal are joined by Young Friends of the Almeida and and award-winning theatre company Inspector Sands to perform as part of Almeida Up Close, the theatre's 2012 fundraising Gala. Directed by Indhu Rubasingham, Almeida Up Close will take place on 23 February 2012 at One Mayfair. The evening of fine dining and cabaret will include music by Stephen Sondheim and Amy Winehouse. (more...)

Almeida Presents Fundraising Gala With Fine Dining and Cabaret, 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2012

Hosted by Jan Ravens, with performers Daniel Evans, Josie Lawrence, Jenny Jules, Jonathan Pryce, Jenna Russell, Samantha Spiro and Meera Syal are joined by Young Friends of the Almeida and award-winning theatre company Inspector Sands to perform as part of 'Almeida Up Close,' the theatre's 2012 fundraising Gala. (more...)

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