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Wilton's Music Hall Announces Upcoming Winter Events
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2009

Winter Concerts with the Kreutzer Quartet, Sundays 13th & 20th December at 6pm ‘Mendelssohn and Schubert: The Glorious 1820s' (more...)

Anna Deavere Smith's LET ME DOWN EASY Gets Second Extension Thru 1/3
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2009

Due to popular demand, the critically acclaimed production of Anna Deavere Smith's LET ME DOWN EASY, now playing at Second Stage Theatre, has extended a second time and will now close on January 3, 2010. The show, which is currently extended through December 6, will not be performed December 14 - 20 due to Smith's previous commitment to perform Hymn with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at City Center. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Extends CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION Thru 11/21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2009

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced a two-week extension for the World Premiere of CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION, a new play by Annie Baker ('An original voice' - Daily News; 'A playwright to know' - Newsday) that has just opened to across-the-board rave reviews. Directed by Sam Gold ('A magic-fingered director' - Variety; 'An uncommonly observant eye and ear' - New York Times), the production opened Tuesday, October 13. Originally set to run through Sunday, November 1, the limited engagement will now play through Sunday, November 22 at Playwrights Horizons' Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Second Stage Theatre To Host Post Performance Discussion With Anna Deavere Smith 11/20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2009

Second Stage Theatre will host a post performance discussion with Anna Deavere Smith and three of her interview subjects from Let Me Down Easy following the Friday, November 20 performance. (more...)

Ireland, Hamilton, Siff & More Lead Ethan Hawke-Helmed A LIE OF THE MIND for The New Group; Premieres 1/29
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2009

The New Group has announced casting for it's revival of Sam Shepard's A Lie of the Mind, the second show of their 2009 - 2010 season. Directed by Ethan Hawke, the production will feature Josh Hamilton, Marin Ireland, Deirdre O'Connell, Alessandro Nivoloa, Maggie Siff and Frank Whaley. Additional casting to be announced very soon. The limited Off-Broadway engagement set to begin January 29, in advance of a February opening. (more...)

Second Stage Theatre Presents Anna Deavere Smith's LET ME DOWN EASY 9/15-11/8, Opens 10/7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2009

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director) will launch its 31st season this fall with the New York premiere of Anna Deavere Smith's LET ME DOWN EASY. Conceived, written, and performed by Ms. Smith and directed by Leonard Foglia, LET ME DOWN EASY will begin preview performances on Tuesday, September 15 and will officially open on Wednesday, October 7 at 6:45pm. (more...)

Steppenwolf Visiting Company Initiative Presents GARAGE REP 2/18-4/25, 2010
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2009

Steppenwolf's Visiting Company Initiative is pleased to present Garage Rep, three productions from some of Chicago's most innovative theatre companies, presented in rotating repertory February 18 - April 25, 2010 in Steppenwolf's Merle Reskin Garage Theatre, 1624 N. Halsted St. (more...)

GRUESOME PLAYGROUND INJURIES With Selma Blair& Brad Fleischer Runs 10/16-11/15 At Alley Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2009

The world premiere of Rajiv Joseph's (Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo) Gruesome Playground Injuries features Selma Blair (Hellboy, Hellboy 2: The Golden Army, Storytelling, Legally Blonde, NBC's Kath & Kim) playing Kayleen and Brad Fleischer (Center Theatre Group's premiere of Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, Broadway's Coram Boy, Off Broadway's Streamers) playing Doug. (more...)

The Barrow Group Presents Ibsen's ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2010

The Barrow Group Theatre Company, the Drama Desk award-winning birthplace of this season's Broadway hit A Steady Rain, and last season's Off-Broadway hit The Temperamentals, continues their 23rd Anniversary Season with an innovative new translation and adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's classic play ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE, directed by K. Lorrel Manning, and adapted by Manning and TBG Artistic Director Seth Barrish. (more...)

NYTE Announces Their Kick-off Event for the 2010 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2010

Join New York Theatre Experiment (NYTE) for this kick-off event of the 2010 season! (more...)

THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING Comes To The Court Theater 1/14-2/14/2010
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2010

Court Theatre continues its 55th season with the Chicago Premiere of The Year of Magical Thinking written by Joan Didion and directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell. The production will run January 14 - February 14, 2010 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. Press opening is Saturday, January 23, 2010 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

Ireland, Hamilton, Siff & More Lead Ethan Hawke-Helmed A LIE OF THE MIND for The New Group; Premieres 1/29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2010

The New Group has announced casting for it's revival of Sam Shepard's A Lie of the Mind, the second show of their 2009 - 2010 season. Directed by Ethan Hawke, the production will feature Josh Hamilton, Marin Ireland, Deirdre O'Connell, Alessandro Nivoloa, Maggie Siff and Frank Whaley. Additional casting to be announced very soon. The limited Off-Broadway engagement set to begin January 29, in advance of a February opening. (more...)

Los Angeles Philharmonic Association Announces Hollywood Bowl 2010 Summer Subscription Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2010

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association today announces the Hollywood Bowl summer 2010 subscription series for its 89th season at the historic venue. (more...)

Children's Theatre of Charlotte Announces AS YOU LIKE IT As Promenade Production
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2010

Children's Theatre of Charlotte presents Shakespeare's 'As You Like It' from February 19-27 at ImaginOn. Intended for young adult audiences, this version of Shakespeare's wise and witty comedy about love is staged Promenade style in an updated modern setting. (more...)

NYC Discovery Walking Tours Offers Valentines Weekend Village History Tour and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2010

For upcoming Valentine's Weekend, a Greenwich Village stroll covering sites associated with romance in literature and history, with dessert stops along the way to take in sweets. (more...)

Laguna Playhouse Adds 2 Week Run Of BEETHOVEN, AS I KNEW HIM 5/11-23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2010

The Laguna Playhouse is pleased to announce that due to popular demand, it has added an exclusive two week engagement of the critically acclaimed first movement of Hershey Felder's 'Composer Sonata,' Beethoven, As I Knew Him. (more...)

Diablo Theatre Company Presents Northern Californian Premiere of CURTAINS 2/12-2/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2010

It's ‘Curtains' for Diablo Theatre Company starting February 12 thru Feb. 28 in Walnut Creek. (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre Presents SYLVIA 2/17-3/14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2010

Beloved playwright A.R. Gurney, a Connecticut resident and author of the plays The Cocktail Hour, The Dining Room and Love Letters, returns to Long Wharf Theatre with his hit comedy Sylvia. (more...)

The Barrow Group Presents Ibsen's ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2010

The Barrow Group Theatre Company, the Drama Desk award-winning birthplace of this season's Broadway hit A Steady Rain, and last season's Off-Broadway hit The Temperamentals, continues their 23rd Anniversary Season with an innovative new translation and adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's classic play ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE, directed by K. Lorrel Manning, and adapted by Manning and TBG Artistic Director Seth Barrish. (more...)

Positive Motions Concert Series Presents RUSLAN BIRYUKOV & FRIENDS – CELL ENSEMBLES 2/6/2010
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2010

Alto Polis Music Management & Positive Motions Foundation in association with the Glendale Philharmonic Association and 'Positive Motions' Concert Series will present 'Ruslan Biryukov & Friends - Cello Ensembles,' A Chamber Concert Celebrating The Greatest Music Written For Cellists, including World Premieres compositions written by composers Carol Worthey and Deon Nielson Price, performed by critically acclaimed cello players: Ruslan Biryukov, Maksim Velichkin, Hope Easton, Garik Terzian, August Lee and Patricia Ryan accompanied by pianist Mary Au on Saturday, February 6, 2010 at 7:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Glendale; 209 N. Louise Street (at Wilson Avenue); Glendale, CA 91206. (more...)

Gale Harold, Denise Crosby, Claudia Mason Star In ORPHEUS DESCENDING, 1/15-2/21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2010

Gale Harold (Queer as Folk), Denise Crosby (Star Trek TNG), and cover girl-turned-actress Claudia Mason (Vogue, Elle, W, Cosmopolitan) head the cast of Tennessee Williams' rarely produced classic, Orpheus Descending. (more...)

THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING Comes To The Court Theater 1/14-2/14/2010
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2010

Court Theatre continues its 55th season with the Chicago Premiere of The Year of Magical Thinking written by Joan Didion and directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell. The production will run January 14 - February 14, 2010 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. Press opening is Saturday, January 23, 2010 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

Paul Rudd and Zach Galifianakis Reunite for 'Will'
by Movies News Desk - Jan 13, 2010

Broadway vet Paul Rudd will be teaming up with Zach Galifianakis yet again for the upcoming comedy 'Will,' which Perez Hilton summarizes as centering around 'Rudd whose life and destiny is being written by a scribe in Heaven played by Galifianakis. But one day the scribe stops writing and it's up to Rudd to go on about his day on his own.' Demetri Martin wrote the script and Little Miss Sunshine's Valerie Faris and Jonathan Dayton are directing. (more...)

The Barrow Group Theatre Company Presents An Encore Performance Of THE TRICKY PART
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2010

The Barrow Group Theatre Company, the Drama Desk award-winning company that developed this season's Broadway blockbuster A Steady Rain, and last season's Off-Broadway hit The Temperamentals, announces a one-night-only encore performance of Martin Moran's award-winning The Tricky Part, as a benefit for The Barrow Group's new play development programming. (more...)

Laguna Playhouse presents GEORGE GERSHWIN ALONE, 1/12-2/21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2010

The Laguna Playhouse presents the popular and critically acclaimed final movement of Hershey Felder's 'Composer Sonata' trilogy, HERSHEY FELDER AS GEORGE GERSHWIN ALONE, a musical play directed by Joel Zwick with Music and Lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin and a book by Hershey Felder. GEORGE GERSHWIN ALONE runs January 12 through February 21, 2010. The 'Composer Sonata' comprises BEETHOVEN, AS I KNEW HIM; MONSIEUR CHOPIN; and this final movement, GEORGE GERSHWIN ALONE. (more...)

Laguna Playhouse Presents GEORGE GERSHWIN ALONE, 1/12-2/21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2010

The Laguna Playhouse presents the popular and critically acclaimed final movement of Hershey Felder's 'Composer Sonata' trilogy, Hershey Felder AS George Gershwin ALONE, a musical play directed by Joel Zwick with Music and Lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin and a book by Hershey Felder. George Gershwin ALONE runs January 12 through February 21, 2010. The 'Composer Sonata' comprises BEETHOVEN, AS I KNEW HIM; MONSIEUR CHOPIN; and this final movement, George Gershwin ALONE. (more...)

Alley Pond Environmental Center Announces Upcoming Events and Programs
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2010

Children's Weekend Programs Snowpeople Ages listed below Join us for a day of fun in the 'snow'. Even if there is no snow outside, we will have our own pretend snow inside. (more...)

WARNINGS Two Ghost Stories Set for St Pancras Church Crypt, 2/16-3/13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2010

Warnings is the extraordinary, site specific Promenade experience of two of M.R James' most spine-chilling ghost stories. Directed by Nick Blackburn, Warnings will feature readings of A Warning to the Curious and Count Magnus in the atmospheric space of the crypt at St Pancras Church. The readings will be performed from February 16 to March 13. (more...)

American Theater Company's The Silver Project Begins Feb. 8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2010

American Theater Company (ATC) celebrates its 25th Anniversary with The Silver Project, a year-long festival of 30 world premiere short plays penned by some of the country's leading playwrights. The Silver Project will run over ten evenings between February 8, 2010 and June 20, 2010 at American Theater Company, 1909 W Byron St, Chicago. (more...)

The Barrow Group Opens Ibsen's ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2010

The Barrow Group Theatre Company, the Drama Desk award-winning birthplace of this season's Broadway hit A Steady Rain, and last season's Off-Broadway hit The Temperamentals, continues their 23rd Anniversary Season with an innovative new translation and adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's classic play ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE, directed by K. Lorrel Manning, and adapted by Manning and TBG Artistic Director Seth Barrish. (more...)

Positive Motions Concert Series Presents RUSLAN BIRYUKOV & FRIENDS – CELL ENSEMBLES 2/6/2010
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2010

Alto Polis Music Management & Positive Motions Foundation in association with the Glendale Philharmonic Association and 'Positive Motions' Concert Series will present 'Ruslan Biryukov & Friends - Cello Ensembles,' A Chamber Concert Celebrating The Greatest Music Written For Cellists, including World Premieres compositions written by composers Carol Worthey and Deon Nielson Price, performed by critically acclaimed cello players: Ruslan Biryukov, Maksim Velichkin, Hope Easton, Garik Terzian, August Lee and Patricia Ryan accompanied by pianist Mary Au on Saturday, February 6, 2010 at 7:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Glendale; 209 N. Louise Street (at Wilson Avenue); Glendale, CA 91206. (more...)

Marin Theatre Company Presents WOODY GUTHRIE'S AMERICAN SONG
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2010

Marin Theatre Company presents a revival of Woody Guthrie's American Song in its Boyer Theatre May 27 through June 20, 2010. Conceived, adapted and directed by Peter Glazer, this musical has been pleasing audiences since its premiere in 1988. It won the Bay Area Critics Circle Award for best musical in its co-production at Berkeley Rep and San Jose Repertory Theatre in 1992. (more...)

NY Philharmonic Presents Their New Young People Concert
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2010

The New York Philharmonic, led by Assistant Conductor Daniel Boico, will explore music with a Spanish flavor from a variety of composers, on the Young People's Concert (YPC), Saturday, March 6, 2010, at 2:00 p.m. (more...)

NYC Discover Tours Announces Events Thru March 2010
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2010

The NYC DISCOVERY TOURS PUBLIC TOUR schedule has been announced through March 2010 including Grand Central Birthday Bash, Valentines Weekend, St. Patricks and St. Josephs Weekend. (more...)

THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING Comes To The Court Theater 1/14-2/14/2010
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2009

Court Theatre continues its 55th season with the Chicago Premiere of The Year of Magical Thinking written by Joan Didion and directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell. The production will run January 14 - February 14, 2010 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. Press opening is Saturday, January 23, 2010 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

Carradine, Metcalf & Young Set for Hawke-Helmed A LIE OF THE MIND; Final Casting Announced
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2009

Final casting has been announced for The New Group's revival of Sam Shepard's A Lie of the Mind, directed by Ethan Hawke. (more...)

Gale Harold, Denise Crosby, Claudia Mason Star In ORPHEUS DESCENDING, 1/15-2/21
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2009

Gale Harold (Queer as Folk), Denise Crosby (Star Trek TNG), and cover girl-turned-actress Claudia Mason (Vogue, Elle, W, Cosmopolitan) head the cast of Tennessee Williams' rarely produced classic, Orpheus Descending. (more...)

The Insights & Revelations Performance Series Presents 'Rehearsing Consciousness' With Martin Moran
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2009

The Insights & Revelations Performance Series, now in residence at The Emelin Theatre of Mamaroneck for the 2009/2010 season, announces the first show of the Spring 2010 season, February 25th at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Second Stage Theater's LET ME DOWN EASY Extends Through 12/6
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2009

Second Stage Theatre is pleased to announce that the critically acclaimed production of Anna Deavere Smith's LET ME DOWN EASY, has extended four weeks, through December 6. Conceived, written, and performed by Ms. Smith and directed by Leonard Foglia, LET ME DOWN EASY opened on Wednesday, October 7 and was originally scheduled to run through November 8. (more...)

COMPOSER SONATA Bids Farewell to Drury Lane Water Tower Place, 12/31
by BWW News Desk - Dec 31, 2009

Eighty-Eight Entertainment, Samantha F. Voxakis and Lee Kaufman present Hershey Felder's COMPOSER SONATA at Drury Lane Water Tower Place from November 13th through December 31st in a strictly limited engagement culminating in a special New Year's Eve Presentation of Hershey Felder's The Great American Song Book Sing-A-Long. These tour-de-force presentations, Beethoven, As I Knew Him; Monsieur Chopin and George Gershwin Alone; as well as The Great American Song Book Sing-A-Long, are written and performed by Hershey Felder and directed by Joel Zwick. (more...)

Laguna Playhouse Presents GEORGE GERSHWIN ALONE, 1/12-2/21
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2009

The Laguna Playhouse presents the popular and critically acclaimed final movement of Hershey Felder's 'Composer Sonata' trilogy, Hershey Felder AS George Gershwin ALONE, a musical play directed by Joel Zwick with Music and Lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin and a book by Hershey Felder. George Gershwin ALONE runs January 12 through February 21, 2010. The 'Composer Sonata' comprises BEETHOVEN, AS I KNEW HIM; MONSIEUR CHOPIN; and this final movement, George Gershwin ALONE. (more...)

NYC Discovery Tours Announces Upcoming Tour Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2009

Saturday, December 26 and Sunday, December 27 - Christmas Weekend VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS: ORIGINS OF CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS (more...)

Wilton's Music Hall Announces Upcoming Winter Events
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2009

Winter Concerts with the Kreutzer Quartet, Sundays 13th & 20th December at 6pm ‘Mendelssohn and Schubert: The Glorious 1820s' (more...)

CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION Returns to Playwrights Horizons, 12/15
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2009

Following an acclaimed original sold-out run, Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) proudly announces a limited return engagement of the company's recent World Premiere production of CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION, the new hit play by Annie Baker ('An original voice' - Daily News; 'A playwright to know' - Newsday). Directed by Sam Gold ('A magic-fingered director' - Variety; 'An uncommonly observant eye and ear' - The New York Times), the original engagement opened Tuesday, October 13 to across-the-board rave reviews and was ultimately extended twice by critical and audience demand through Saturday, November 21. The return limited engagement will begin performances Tuesday, December 15 at Playwrights Horizons' Peter Jay Sharp Theater with tickets on sale through Sunday, January 17, 2010. (more...)

Laguna Playhouse presents GEORGE GERSHWIN ALONE ,1/12-2/21
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2009

The Laguna Playhouse presents the popular and critically acclaimed final movement of Hershey Felder's 'Composer Sonata' trilogy, HERSHEY FELDER AS GEORGE GERSHWIN ALONE, a musical play directed by Joel Zwick with Music and Lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin and a book by Hershey Felder. GEORGE GERSHWIN ALONE runs January 12 through February 21, 2010. The 'Composer Sonata' comprises BEETHOVEN, AS I KNEW HIM; MONSIEUR CHOPIN; and this final movement, GEORGE GERSHWIN ALONE. (more...)

CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION Returns to Playwrights Horizons, 12/15
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2009

Following an acclaimed original sold-out run, Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) proudly announces a limited return engagement of the company's recent World Premiere production of CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION, the new hit play by Annie Baker ('An original voice' - Daily News; 'A playwright to know' - Newsday). Directed by Sam Gold ('A magic-fingered director' - Variety; 'An uncommonly observant eye and ear' - The New York Times), the original engagement opened Tuesday, October 13 to across-the-board rave reviews and was ultimately extended twice by critical and audience demand through Saturday, November 21. The return limited engagement will begin performances Tuesday, December 15 at Playwrights Horizons' Peter Jay Sharp Theater with tickets on sale through Sunday, January 17, 2010. (more...)

Wilton's Music Hall Announces Upcoming Winter Events
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2009

Winter Concerts with the Kreutzer Quartet, Sundays 13th & 20th December at 6pm ‘Mendelssohn and Schubert: The Glorious 1820s' (more...)

Daniel Boico Conduts LA MER, Part of YPC 12/12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2009

New York Philharmonic Assistant Conductor Daniel Boico will delve into Debussy's famous tone poem La Mer when he leads the Orchestra in the second Young People's Concert (YPC) of the season, Saturday, December 12, 2009, at 2:00 p.m. (more...)

GODSPELL Redux; Revival is Aiming for Broadway in 2010-2011
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2009

Producer Ken Davenport tells Variety today that he's secured the rights and is aiming to bring Godspell back to Broadway during the 2010-2011 season. The last attempt to bring back to the show, in fall of 2008 with different producers failed to secure needed funding and fell through. (more...)

LOOPED Starring Valerie Harper as Tallulah Bankhead Headed to Broadway this Spring
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2009

Tony Cacciotti, Chase Mishkin, David Steiner and Leonard Soloway announced today that Valerie Harper will return to Broadway this spring in Matthew Lombardo's new comedy Looped, directed by Rob Ruggiero. It will play the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street). Previews begin on February 19 and opening night is Sunday March 14. (more...)

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