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Cesear's Forum to Present Joanna McClelland Glass¬' TRYING, 11/4-12/10Cesear's Forum to Present Joanna McClelland Glass¬' TRYING, 11/4-12/10
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2011

Cesear's Forum will present Joanna McClelland Glass' TRYING at Kennedy's Down Under, PlayhouseSquare, Cleveland, Ohio, in a limited November/December engagement. The semi-autobiographical play concerns the evolving working relationship between cantankerous 81-year-old Judge Francis Biddle (FDR's Attorney General and the Chief Justice of the Nuremberg War Crimes Trials) and his newly appointed young secretary. (more...)

Only Connect Presents HIS TEETH, 10/13-11/12Only Connect Presents HIS TEETH, 10/13-11/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2011

Only Connect is a creative arts company and crime prevention charity for prisoners, ex-offenders and at-risk youth. His Teeth, written by Ben Musgrave and inspired by the real life experiences of Only Connect member Ralph Ojotu, is being directed by Maggie Norris and runs at the Only Connect Theatre from 13 October until 12 November, with press night on 21 October. (more...)

SOUTH PACIFIC Ends Run at Barbican Theatre October 1SOUTH PACIFIC Ends Run at Barbican Theatre October 1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2011

The most acclaimed production ever of Rodgers and Hammerstein's SOUTH PACIFIC comes to the end of its seven-week season at London's Barbican Theatre this Saturday 1 October. SOUTH PACIFIC is currently playing to over 85% financial capacity at the Barbican and is already sold out several dates across the UK tour, where extra performances have had to be added. (more...)

Children¬'s Theatre Company Presents A WRINKLE IN TIMEChildren¬'s Theatre Company Presents A WRINKLE IN TIME
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2011

In the tradition of The Chronicles of Narnia and Harry Potter, Madeleine L'Engle's science fiction fantasy A Wrinkle in Time will come to the Children's Theatre Company (CTC). (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse Extends SUSURRUS Through 10/23La Jolla Playhouse Extends SUSURRUS Through 10/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2011

Due to popular demand, La Jolla Playhouse today announced an extension of its production of Susurrus, the innovative, site-specific piece that launched the Playhouse's new Without Walls (WoW) program. Written by internationally-renowned theatre artist David Leddy, Susurrus will now run at the San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Thursdays -- Sundays through October 2 and on the following additional dates: Saturday, 10/8, Sunday, 10/9, Friday, 10/14, Sunday, 10/16, Friday, 10/21, Saturday, 10/22 and Sunday, 10/23. (more...)

BLOOD KNOT, HURT VILLAGE, et al. Featured in Signature Center's 2011-12 SeasonBLOOD KNOT, HURT VILLAGE, et al. Featured in Signature Center's 2011-12 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2011

Signature Theatre Company (Founding Artistic Director James Houghton; Executive Director Erika Mallin), announced today seven productions for its inaugural 2012 season at Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street near 10th Avenue), the company's new Frank Gehry-designed permanent home opening in February 2012. Signature Center will allow the Company to expand its programming, introduce new initiatives, and build audiences. Featuring three intimate theatres, a studio theatre, rehearsal studio and a shared lobby with café and bookstore, Signature Center will be both a theatre community hub and a neighborhood destination. (more...)

Photo Flash: Children's Theatre Company Presents A WRINKLE IN TIMEPhoto Flash: Children's Theatre Company Presents A WRINKLE IN TIME
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2011

In the tradition of The Chronicles of Narnia and Harry Potter, Madeleine L'Engle's science fiction fantasy A Wrinkle in Time will transport Children's Theatre Company (CTC) audiences through space and time, on a journey filled with mystery and danger, obstacles and adventure, surprise and startling revelations. (more...)

Burning Coal's 'Streets and Alleys' Examines Raleigh HistoryBurning Coal's 'Streets and Alleys' Examines Raleigh History
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2011

With a completely new script to share, Burning Coal Theatre Company returns to the Raleigh City Museum for a fourth year to explore Raleigh's history this October (more...)

PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE Closes At Town Players of Newtown 9/25PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE Closes At Town Players of Newtown 9/25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2011

On September 9, Town Players of Newtown will open legendary actor/comedian Steve Martin's clever comedy, PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE, for a three-week run. (more...)

Barbican's SOUTH PACIFIC Coming to the West End?Barbican's SOUTH PACIFIC Coming to the West End?
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2011

According to a report by Baz Bamigboye for Daily Mail, the Barbican production of SOUTH PACIFIC, which runs through October 1, might be making a West End transfer following the UK tour. Additional details have not yet been announced. (more...)

Children¬'s Theatre Company Presents A WRINKLE IN TIMEChildren¬'s Theatre Company Presents A WRINKLE IN TIME
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2011

In the tradition of The Chronicles of Narnia and Harry Potter, Madeleine L'Engle's science fiction fantasy A Wrinkle in Time will come to the Children's Theatre Company (CTC). (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre Presents AIN¬'T MISBEHAVIN¬' 10/26-11/20Long Wharf Theatre Presents AIN¬'T MISBEHAVIN¬' 10/26-11/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2011

Long Wharf Theatre, under the director of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Interim Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, presents the Tony Award-winning musical Ain't Misbehavin' on the Mainstage from Oct. 26 through Nov. 20. (more...)

Annie Baker, Will Eno, et al. to Take Part in Signature Theatre Company's Residency FiveAnnie Baker, Will Eno, et al. to Take Part in Signature Theatre Company's Residency Five
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2011

Signature Theatre Company has just announced the playwrights participating in the Theatre's new Residency Five initiative, part of the expanded programming that will be presented at Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street, near 10th Avenue), the Company's new Frank Gehry-designed home. Annie Baker, Will Eno, Katori Hall, Kenneth Lonergan and Regina Taylor will be the program's inaugural playwrights. (more...)

Victory Gardens Produces In The Next Room or the vibrator play, Closes 10/9Victory Gardens Produces In The Next Room or the vibrator play, Closes 10/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2011

Artistic Director Chay Yew and Executive Director Jan Kallish announce the Chicago Premiere of Sarah Ruhl's Tony-nominated play In the Next Room or the vibrator play directed by Associate Artistic Director Sandy Shinner. The production closes October 9, 2011 at the Victory Gardens Biograph Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue in Lincoln Park. The Press Opening is Monday, September 19, 2011. (more...)

Open Stage Opens Season 26 with A LIE OF THE MIND Open Stage Opens Season 26 with A LIE OF THE MIND
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2011

Open Stage of Harrisburg, the capital's processional regional theatre, is set to open its 26th Season with Sam Shepherd's A LIE OF THE MIND (more...)

Samantha Womack Extends in SOUTH PACIFIC TourSamantha Womack Extends in SOUTH PACIFIC Tour
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2011

Samantha Womack is now confirmed to be playing Nellie Forbush for additional cities in 2012 on the current nationwide tour of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical SOUTH PACIFIC. Originally, she was going to finish in Oxford, but it is now confirmed that she will continue in the tour in Southampton, Birmingham and Liverpool. (more...)

Hershey Felder Returns to Chicago this Fall at the Royal George TheatreHershey Felder Returns to Chicago this Fall at the Royal George Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2011

Award-winning actor and musician Hershey Felder (George Gershwin Alone, Monsieur Chopin, Beethoven As I Knew Him) returns to Chicago with Maestro: The Art of Leonard Bernstein. (more...)

Josh Hamilton Joins Cast of Classic Stage Company's CHERRY ORCHARDJosh Hamilton Joins Cast of Classic Stage Company's CHERRY ORCHARD
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2011

Josh Hamilton, who won rave reviews last season in Classic Stage Company's production of Anton Chekhov's Three Sisters, has joined the company's upcoming production of Chekhov's tragicomic masterpiece THE CHERRY ORCHARD in the role of Trofimov. Hamilton replaces Christian Carmago, who has withdrawn from the production due to a film role. THE CHERRY ORCHARD, which features John Turturro (Lopakhin), Dianne Wiest (Ranevskaya), , 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), begins 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...)

Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real Headline the Lincoln Theatre, 11/2Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real Headline the Lincoln Theatre, 11/2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2011

Guitarist, singer, and songwriter Lukas Nelson was raised on his father Willie Nelson's famed Honeysuckle Rose bus. Today, the 21-year-old Nelson is still on the road, but with his own band, Promise of the Real. Joined by drummer Anthony LoGerfo, bassist Corey McCormick, and percussionist Tato Melgar, Promise of the Real is a blend of 'genuine rock ¬Ďn' roll,' as the Oregon Music News notes-part American heart ¬Ďn' soul, Latin tones, blues, funk, and a pinch of country. (more...)

Venue Ensemble Theatre Presents DeckChairs by Jean McConnell, 11/3-13Venue Ensemble Theatre Presents DeckChairs by Jean McConnell, 11/3-13
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2011

While relaxing in the deckchairs on a seaside Promenade, a combination of joyous moments, spicy secrets, and family turmoil are revealed. Veteran actresses Nonie White, Ginger King, Shawn Hemond, Mary Kay Cyrus, and Corinne Broskette portray 10 very different characters in five true-to-life vignettes. The production is directed by Owen Robertson. (more...)

Open Stage Opens Season 26 with A LIE OF THE MIND 10/7-29Open Stage Opens Season 26 with A LIE OF THE MIND 10/7-29
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2011

Open Stage of Harrisburg, the capital's processional regional theatre, is set to open its 26th Season with Sam Shepherd's A LIE OF THE MIND (more...)

Michael Sheen Led HAMLET Begins TonightMichael Sheen Led HAMLET Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2011

Michael Sheen, one of the finest actors of his generation, plays Hamlet under the direction of one of Britain's leading directors Ian Rickson (Jerusalem), who makes his Shakespearean debut with this electrifying new production. The world-class creative team includes designer Jeremy Herbert (The Glass Menagerie; Young Vic), costume designer Nicky Gillibrand (Government Inspector; Young Vic, Anna Nicole; ROH) and Punchdrunk associate director Maxine Doyle (Masque of the Red Death; BAC) who will choreograph. (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre Presents AIN¬'T MISBEHAVIN¬' 10/26-11/20Long Wharf Theatre Presents AIN¬'T MISBEHAVIN¬' 10/26-11/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2011

Long Wharf Theatre, under the director of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Interim Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, presents the Tony Award-winning musical Ain't Misbehavin' on the Mainstage from Oct. 26 through Nov. 20. (more...)

Burning Coal Announces Three Upcoming Shows This WeekBurning Coal Announces Three Upcoming Shows This Week
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2011

Burning Coal Theatre Company is one of Raleigh's professional theatre companies. Burning Coal is an incorporated, non-profit [501 (c) (3)] organization. (more...)

Redgrave & Jones Open DRIVING MISS DAISY at John Golden Theatre on Broadway Oct. 7, 2010Redgrave & Jones Open DRIVING MISS DAISY at John Golden Theatre on Broadway Oct. 7, 2010
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2011

Producers Jed Bernstein and Adam Zotovich announced today that Tony Award-winners James Earl Jones and Vanessa Redgrave will return to the New York stage this Fall to star opposite one another in the Broadway Premiere of Alfred Uhry¬Ďs Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Driving Miss Daisy. Directed by David Esbjornson (The Goat, Or Who Is Sylvia?), Driving Miss Daisy will begin performances on October 7, 2010, at the John Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street), with an official opening on Monday, October 25, 2010. (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse Extends SUSURRUS Through 10/23La Jolla Playhouse Extends SUSURRUS Through 10/23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2011

Due to popular demand, La Jolla Playhouse today announced an extension of its production of Susurrus, the innovative, site-specific piece that launched the Playhouse's new Without Walls (WoW) program. Written by internationally-renowned theatre artist David Leddy, Susurrus will now run at the San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Thursdays -- Sundays through October 2 and on the following additional dates: Saturday, 10/8, Sunday, 10/9, Friday, 10/14, Sunday, 10/16, Friday, 10/21, Saturday, 10/22 and Sunday, 10/23. (more...)

Photo Flash: Only Connect Theatre Presents HIS TEETHPhoto Flash: Only Connect Theatre Presents HIS TEETH
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2011

Only Connect is a creative arts company and crime prevention charity for prisoners, ex-offenders and at-risk youth. (more...)

LiveWire's A BRIGHT NEW BOISE Opens In Chicago 11/12-12/17LiveWire's A BRIGHT NEW BOISE Opens In Chicago 11/12-12/17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2011

LiveWire Chicago Theatre's 2011-12 season begins with the Chicago premiere of A Bright New Boise by 2011 Obie Award-winning playwright Samuel D. Hunter (more...)

Las Vegas Approves Transfer of Park Site Ownership to The Smith CenterLas Vegas Approves Transfer of Park Site Ownership to The Smith Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2011

The City of Las Vegas approved the ownership transfer of a 1.7 acre green space in the 61-acre Symphony Park development in downtown Las Vegas to The Smith Center for the Performing Arts during its Oct, 19, 2011, city council meeting. (more...)

New Colony¬'s FRAT to Add Two Weekends of Performances in NovemberNew Colony¬'s FRAT to Add Two Weekends of Performances in November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2011

Hatmaker Theatrical Productions, LLC announced today the addition of four more performances of The New Colony's FRAT, by Evan Linder, at The Apartment Lounge at 2251 N. Lincoln Avenue in Chicago. (more...)

Royal Carribean, Dreamworks to Host Onboard Premiere of PUSS IN BOOTS,10/16Royal Carribean, Dreamworks to Host Onboard Premiere of PUSS IN BOOTS,10/16
by Movies News Desk - Oct 17, 2011

Royal Caribbean International and DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. hosted a one-of-a-kind red carpet premiere aboard Royal Caribbean's newest and most innovative ship, Allure of the Seas. DreamWorks Animation's newest upcoming film, Puss in Boots, made its screen debut aboard the ship on October 16. (more...)

Only Connect Presents HIS TEETH, 10/13-11/12Only Connect Presents HIS TEETH, 10/13-11/12
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2011

Only Connect is a creative arts company and crime prevention charity for prisoners, ex-offenders and at-risk youth. His Teeth, written by Ben Musgrave and inspired by the real life experiences of Only Connect member Ralph Ojotu, is being directed by Maggie Norris and runs at the Only Connect Theatre from 13 October until 12 November, with press night on 21 October. (more...)

Womack, Szot Lead SOUTH PACIFIC UK TourWomack, Szot Lead SOUTH PACIFIC UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2011

Paulo Szot, who has recently emerged as one of the most exciting voices in opera and who won a Tony for his performance as Emile de Becque in the Lincoln Center Theater (Andre Bishop, Artistic Director, Bernard Gersten, Executive Producer) production of SOUTH PACIFIC, will be recreating the role of the French plantation owner at the Barbican Centre in London, where the production will run for a limited season of 7 weeks only from 15 August to 1 October, with an opening night on 23 August. (more...)

Charles Busch Set to Lead TEA AT FIVE Reading, 11/28Charles Busch Set to Lead TEA AT FIVE Reading, 11/28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2011

Four Things Productions announced today a special one-night-only staged reading of Matthew Lombardo's (High, Looped) one-woman show, Tea at Five, starring the one and only Charles Busch (The Divine Sister, The Tale of the Allergist's Wife) as Katharine Hepburn. The evening, directed by Rob Ruggiero (High, Looped) is set for Monday, November 28th, 2011 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street), and will benefit The Ali Forney Center. Daryl Roth and Carl Siciliano (Executive Director, The Ali Forney Center) will introduce the event. (more...)

Norfolk to Play a Leading Role in London 2012 FestivalNorfolk to Play a Leading Role in London 2012 Festival
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2011

Norfolk is set to play a leading role in the London 2012 Festival as Norfolk & Norwich Festival unveils two landmark projects for the 12-week national celebration next summer. (more...)

Harris Theater Presents 2011-2012 Season, Begins With HEAR THE MUSICHarris Theater Presents 2011-2012 Season, Begins With HEAR THE MUSIC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2011

The Harris Theater for Music and Dance today announced its full Harris Theater Presents 2011-2012 season, offering Chicago audiences a ground-breaking collection of innovative, culturally diverse programming by the world's finest musicians and dance companies, as well as Harris' signature collaborations with Chicago's leading dance and music institutions. (more...)

Cesear's Forum to Present Joanna McClelland Glass¬' TRYING, 11/4-12/10Cesear's Forum to Present Joanna McClelland Glass¬' TRYING, 11/4-12/10
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2011

Cesear's Forum will present Joanna McClelland Glass' TRYING at Kennedy's Down Under, PlayhouseSquare, Cleveland, Ohio, in a limited November/December engagement. The semi-autobiographical play concerns the evolving working relationship between cantankerous 81-year-old Judge Francis Biddle (FDR's Attorney General and the Chief Justice of the Nuremberg War Crimes Trials) and his newly appointed young secretary. (more...)

La MaMa Presents OYSTERS ORGASMS OBITUARIES, Begins 12/1La MaMa Presents OYSTERS ORGASMS OBITUARIES, Begins 12/1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2011

La MaMa has announced that the world premiere of Oysters Orgasms Obituaries, written and performed by Ra√Įna von Waldenburg, and designed and directed by Zishan Ugurlu, will begin performances Thursday, December 1 at 7:30pm, with a press opening set for Sunday, December 4, at 3pm, in La MaMa's First Floor Theatre, 74A East 4 Street, between Bowery and Second Avenue. Oysters Orgasms Obituaries is part of La MaMa's 50th anniversary season. (more...)

La MaMa Presents the World Premiere of OYSTERS ORGASMS OBITUARIES Beginning 12/1La MaMa Presents the World Premiere of OYSTERS ORGASMS OBITUARIES Beginning 12/1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2011

La MaMa has announced that the world premiere of Oysters Orgasms Obituaries, written and performed by Ra√Įna von Waldenburg, and designed and directed by Zishan Ugurlu, will begin performances Thursday, December 1 at 7:30pm, with a press opening set for Sunday, December 4, at 3pm, in La MaMa's First Floor Theatre, 74A East 4 Street, between Bowery and Second Avenue. Oysters Orgasms Obituaries is part of La MaMa's 50th anniversary season. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Charles Busch Hosts TEA AT FIVE Sneak Peek at Sardi'sPhoto Coverage: Charles Busch Hosts TEA AT FIVE Sneak Peek at Sardi's
by Walter McBride - Nov 21, 2011

Tea at Five is an intimate look at Katharine Hepburn, at home, in her Fenwick estate in old Saybrook, Connecticut. The play takes place in 1983 after Hepburn was injured in a car crash. The accident affords the now legendary star an opportunity to reflect on her turbulent childhood, the triumphs and failures of her career and her heart-breaking romance with Spencer Tracy. (more...)

Only Connect Presents HIS TEETH, 10/13-11/12Only Connect Presents HIS TEETH, 10/13-11/12
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2011

Only Connect is a creative arts company and crime prevention charity for prisoners, ex-offenders and at-risk youth. His Teeth, written by Ben Musgrave and inspired by the real life experiences of Only Connect member Ralph Ojotu, is being directed by Maggie Norris and runs at the Only Connect Theatre from 13 October until 12 November, with press night on 21 October. (more...)

Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real Headline the Lincoln Theatre, 11/2Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real Headline the Lincoln Theatre, 11/2
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2011

Guitarist, singer, and songwriter Lukas Nelson was raised on his father Willie Nelson's famed Honeysuckle Rose bus. Today, the 21-year-old Nelson is still on the road, but with his own band, Promise of the Real. Joined by drummer Anthony LoGerfo, bassist Corey McCormick, and percussionist Tato Melgar, Promise of the Real is a blend of 'genuine rock ¬Ďn' roll,' as the Oregon Music News notes-part American heart ¬Ďn' soul, Latin tones, blues, funk, and a pinch of country. (more...)

BWW Reviews: POE: MACABRE RESURRECTIONS, St Mary's Old Church, Stoke Newington, Nov 18 2011BWW Reviews: POE: MACABRE RESURRECTIONS, St Mary's Old Church, Stoke Newington, Nov 18 2011
by Gary Naylor - Nov 19, 2011

Gary Naylor enjoys an extraordinary evening in North London. (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: Charles Busch Hosts TEA AT FIVE Sneak Peek at Sardi'sFREEZE FRAME: Charles Busch Hosts TEA AT FIVE Sneak Peek at Sardi's
by Walter McBride - Nov 19, 2011

Tea at Five is an intimate look at Katharine Hepburn, at home, in her Fenwick estate in old Saybrook, Connecticut. The play takes place in 1983 after Hepburn was injured in a car crash. The accident affords the now legendary star an opportunity to reflect on her turbulent childhood, the triumphs and failures of her career and her heart-breaking romance with Spencer Tracy. (more...)

Celebration Theater Presents SANTA CLAUS IS COMING OUTCelebration Theater Presents SANTA CLAUS IS COMING OUT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2011

Celebration Theatre has announced the return of acclaimed solo performer JEFFREY SOLOMON in his Off-Broadway smash hit, SANTA CLAUS IS COMING OUT and to be produced for Celebration Theatre by Artistic Director John Michael Beck. (more...)

Roundabout Theatre Company's ROAD TO MECCA Begins RehearsalsRoundabout Theatre Company's ROAD TO MECCA Begins Rehearsals
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2011

Rehearsals begin today, Tuesday, November 15th for Roundabout Theatre Company's (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director), Broadway premiere production of Athol Fugard's play The Road To Mecca starring Tony Award winner Rosemary Harris as 'Miss Helen,' Carla Gugino as 'Elsa Barlow' and Tony Award winner Jim Dale as 'Marius Byleveld', directed by Gordon Edelstein. (more...)

Hershey Felder Returns to Pasadena Playhouse with New Work: LINCOLN, AN AMERICAN STORYHershey Felder Returns to Pasadena Playhouse with New Work: LINCOLN, AN AMERICAN STORY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2011

The Pasadena Playhouse (Sheldon Epps, Artistic Director and Stephen Eich, Executive Director) announced that, by popular demand, Hershey Felder will return to The Pasadena Playhouse with a special presentation of the world premiere of LINCOLN - AN AMERICAN STORY for Actor and Symphony Orchestra which will be performed in front of a 45-piece orchestra, preceded by his tour-de-force works, MONSIEUR CHOPIN - the love story of Frederic Chopin and the authoress George Sand, featuring Chopin's most beautiful piano music, and MAESTRO: LEONARD BERNSTEIN - the hit production that has played nationwide. (more...)

New Colony¬'s FRAT to Add Two Weekends of Performances in NovemberNew Colony¬'s FRAT to Add Two Weekends of Performances in November
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2011

Hatmaker Theatrical Productions, LLC announced today the addition of four more performances of The New Colony's FRAT, by Evan Linder, at The Apartment Lounge at 2251 N. Lincoln Avenue in Chicago. (more...)

LiveWire's A BRIGHT NEW BOISE Opens In Chicago 11/12-12/17LiveWire's A BRIGHT NEW BOISE Opens In Chicago 11/12-12/17
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2011

LiveWire Chicago Theatre's 2011-12 season begins with the Chicago premiere of A Bright New Boise by 2011 Obie Award-winning playwright Samuel D. Hunter (more...)

Photo Flash: MAESTRO Opens at Royal George TheatrePhoto Flash: MAESTRO Opens at Royal George Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2011

Award-winning actor and musician Hershey Felder (George Gershwin Alone, Monsieur Chopin, Beethoven As I Knew Him) returns to Chicago with Maestro: The Art of Leonard Bernstein. Combining first-person narrative with the music of composer Bernstein and the artists who inspired him, Maestro: The Art of Leonard Bernstein is the story of the legendary American composer and longtime music director of the New York Philharmonic. Helmed by award-winning director Joel Zwick, Hershey Felder will return to Chicago's Royal George Theatre, 1641 N. Halsted, where from September 2004 through January 2006, he held residence with George Gershwin Alone and the World Premiere of Monsieur Chopin, culminating in 70 weeks of live performances. Maestro will begin previews on November 1st with press opening November 9th, and will play through December 30. (more...)

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