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Chicago Shakespeare Presents THE EMPEROR'S NEW CLOTHES 6/30-8/29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2010

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) brings a world premiere stage event to Navy Pier this summer with a new family musical, based on Hans Christian Andersen's classic story, The Emperor's New Clothes. (more...)

Photo Flash: Univ of Adelaide Theatre Guild Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2010

Lysander loves Hermia. Hermia loves Lysander. Helena loves Demetrius. Demetrius used to love Helena... but now loves Hermia. So begins Shakespeare's classic comedy, A Midsummer Night's Dream. (more...)

Dennehy, Galati, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR et al. Set for Stratford '11
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2010

Stratford, Ontario's Stratford Shakespeare Festival has announced the lineup for the 2011 Festival. (more...)

First Folio Presents TWELFTH NIGHT, Runs 7/7-8/8
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2010

First Folio's Season of Passion closes with Twelfth Night, Shakespeare's most romantic comedy, performed under the stars at the Mayslake Peabody Estate in Oak Brook. Set during the height of the British Raj, Michael Goldberg's production combines the beauty of 19th C. India with the glorious elegance of Shakespeare's most romantic comedy. (more...)

Saint Michael's Playhouse Presents AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS June 29 - July 10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2010

The Saint Michael's Playhouse stages AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS, June 29 to July10, continuing the season of Equity professional summer theater, in the McCarthy Arts Center at Saint Michael's College. The show runs, June 29, 30, July, 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, each evening at 8 p.m., with matinees, July 3 and 10, at 2 p.m. (more...)

Anne Bogart & SITI Company Announce 2010-11 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2010

Acclaimed director Anne Bogart and her seven-time Obie winning SITI Company are pleased to announce their 2010-2011 second full New York season. The fall season kicks off with Radio Macbeth to be performed October 5-16 for a two-week run after only three performances at the Miller Theater in July 2009. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jordan Roth Concludes 'Bway Talks' Series with Nathan Lane
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2010

Yesterday, June 27, Jordan Roth, President of Jujamcyn Theaters, concluded the first season of his multi-evening conversation series, 'Broadway Talks,' with Emmy and Tony Award-winning actor Nathan Lane. Among other topics, Roth and Lane discussed his current role in The Addams Family at the 92nd Street Y (1395 Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street). (more...)

Alumni Cast In Utah Shakespearean Festival's 2010 Summer Season, Begins 6/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2010

The company for the Utah Shakespearean Festival 2010 summer season will feature a number of returning alumni. Some actors include Michael Brusasco, Don Burroughs, Aaron Galligan-Stierle, Grant Goodman, David Ivers, Carol Linnea Johnson, Melinda Pfundstein, and Brian Vaughn. (more...)

Sonnet Repertory Theatre Presents TWELFTH NIGHT, Opens 7/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2010

Sonnet Repertory Theatre presents William Shakespeare's TWELFTH NIGHT, directed by Michael Lluberes and Featuring Yaya DaCosta, Jolly Abraham, Nick Choksi, Ted Schneider, Phillip Christian, Lucas Hall, Ian Lowe, Jennifer Lyon, Brynne Morrice, Henry Vick, Paul Whitty (more...)

TOXIC AVENGER, THE MILL, HAMLET et al. Nominated For Dora Mavor Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2010

The Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) announced 174 nominations for 225 eligible productions that opened between June 1, 2009 and May 31, 2010 for the 31st annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards which honour excellence in the performing arts in Toronto. (more...)

Dora Award Nominations Announced, Ceremony Held 6/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2010

At a press conference held today at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, the Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) announced 174 nominations for 225 eligible productions that opened between June 1, 2009 and May 31, 2010 for the 31st annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards which honour excellence in the performing arts in Toronto. (more...)

A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM Final Performance at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting, 6/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2010

The Stella Adler Studio of Acting Outreach Division will perform Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream this month. The show will be the culmination of a semester of hard work by students in the Outreach Division. (more...)

Willy Russell's Our Day Out Retuns to Royal Court Liverpool August 27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2010

Following its massive sell out success in 2009 Willy Russell's Our Day Out The Musical returns to the Royal Court Liverpool from 27 August - 9 October 2010, with press performances from 2 September. Our Day Out The Musical is directed by Bob Eaton, designed by Mark Walters with lighting Ian Scott, musical direction by Howard Gray and choreography by Beverley Norris-Edmunds. (more...)

Kevin Moriarty Talks The Return of the SUPERMAN Musical
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2010

In a recent interview with Corey Humphress of Paste Magzine Kevin Moriarty the artistic director of the Dallas Theatre Center chatted about the melding of the two great loves of his life, Superman and musical theatre. (more...)

OUR DAY OUT Returns To Royal Court Liverpool August 27- October 9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2010

Following its massive sell out success in 2009 Willy Russell's Our Day Out The Musical returns to the Royal Court Liverpool from 27 August - 9 October 2010, with press performances from 2 September. Our Day Out The Musical is directed by Bob Eaton, designed by Mark Walters with lighting Ian Scott, musical direction by Howard Gray and choreography by Beverley Norris-Edmunds. (more...)

Photo Flash: Laurel Mill Playhouse Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2010

The Laurel Mill Playhouse Annual Summer Youth Shakespeare Theatre, located at 508 Main Street in historic Laurel, MD., continues their presentation of A Midsummer Night's Dream. Directed by Michael Hartsfield and produced by Maureen Rogers, this Shakespearean comedy runs through July 18. (more...)

Jordan Roth Concludes 'Broadway Talks' Series with Nathan Lane, 6/27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2010

Jordan Roth, President of Jujamcyn Theaters, concludes the first season of his multi-evening conversation series, 'Broadway Talks,' with Emmy and Tony Award-winning actor Nathan Lane. Among other topics, Roth and Lane will discuss his current role in The Addams Family at the 92nd Street Y (1395 Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street). (more...)

The Broad Stage's Production of DADDY LONG LEGS Closes 6/27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2010

The Broad Stage at the Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center opens its first summer season with the Los Angeles premiere of the musical Daddy Long Legs. From John Caird, the Tony and Olivier Award-Winning director of Les Misérables and Nicholas Nickleby, and the creators of Jane Eyre. (more...)

Theatricum Botanicum Announces Their Summer 2010 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2010

Theatricum Botanicum artistic director Ellen Geer has announced a delightfully eclectic season of plays, music, poetry and comedy improv for Summer 2010. (more...)

Planet Connections Theatre Festivity 2010 Announces Their Show Lineup 6/3-27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2010

The Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, New York's premiere eco-friendly/socially-conscious theatre festival, is proud to announce this years line-up which include new works, musicals, adaptations, one-acts, solo shows and more. (more...)

Independent Shakespeare Co. Moves Summer Festival to Griffith Park
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2010

The LA Times reports that LA's Independent Shakespeare Co., which has been performing at Hollywood's Barnsdall Art Park, will move to a bigger and better venue this summer when it presents its Griffith Park Shakespeare Festival on the east side of Griffith Park. (more...)

DISNEY¬'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Plays Omaha's Orpheum 6/22-27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2010

Disney's Beauty and the Beast, the award-winning worldwide smash hit Broadway musical, presented locally by Omaha Performing Arts and Broadway Across America, is coming to Omaha. Produced by NETworks Presentations, this elaborate theatrical production will come to life on stage at the Orpheum Theater, Tuesday, June 22 through Sunday, June 27, 2010. (more...)

Donnell, Umoh & More Set For ART's JOHNNY BASEBALL 5/16-6/27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2010

American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) presents the world premiere of the musical Johnny Baseball by Richard Dresser, Robert Reale, and Willy Reale, directed by Diane Paulus. The production begins performances on May 16 and runs through June 27, 2010 at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle Street, Harvard Square, Cambridge. (more...)

DISNEY¬'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Plays Omaha's Orpheum 6/22-27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2010

Disney's Beauty and the Beast, the award-winning worldwide smash hit Broadway musical, presented locally by Omaha Performing Arts and Broadway Across America, is coming to Omaha. Produced by NETworks Presentations, this elaborate theatrical production will come to life on stage at the Orpheum Theater, Tuesday, June 22 through Sunday, June 27, 2010. (more...)

Thomas G. Waites's Dark, Future-Inspired MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Closes Today, 6/27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2010

Actor and director Thomas G. Waites (Awake & Sing on Broadway, American Buffalo opposite Al Pacino) presents and directs a darkly erotic 'future-inspired' production of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, running from June 3rd-June 27th at the Bernie West Theatre. Waites, who has appeared in over 30 film and teleVision Productions (including John Carpenter's The Thing, And Justice for All, and recurring roles on Law & Order and HBO's Oz) currently runs his own acting studio in New York and also been a member of the Actor's Studio since 1984. (more...)

London's THE FANTASTICKS Closes Early, 6/26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2010

UK's Telegraph reports that the current West End production of THE FANTASTICKS, currently playing at the Duchess Theatre, will close months earlier than it intended, on June 26. According to the report, the cast was informed of the closing notice on Friday, two days after the June 9 opening night. (more...)

PA Shakes Launches A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM 6/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2010

Outrageous situations lead to hilarious complications in the legendary musical, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum opening on the Main Stage at the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival Friday, June 25. With previews June 23 and 24, Forum continues through July 11. Ticket prices range from $25 to $53. (more...)

Laurel Mill Playhouse Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Opens 6/25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2010

The Laurel Mill Playhouse Annual Summer Youth Shakespeare Theatre, located at 508 Main Street in historic Laurel, MD., presents A Midsummer Night's Dream. Directed by Michael Hartsfield and produced by Maureen Rogers, this Shakespearean comedy opens Friday, June 25. (more...)

Stella Adler Studio of Acting Outreach Division's A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM Opens 6/25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2010

The Stella Adler Studio of Acting Outreach Division will perform Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream this month. The show will be the culmination of a semester of hard work by students in the Outreach Division. (more...)

Canadian Stage TD Dream Presents ROMEO AND JULIET, Opens 6/25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2010

The Canadian Stage TD Dream in High Park presents Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare's timeless tale of ill-fated lovers and feuding families. Jeff Irving stars as Romeo (Ross Petty's Robin Hood, Mirvish Productions' Sound of Music and Canadian Stage/Citadel Theatre's The December Man /L'homme de décembre) and Christine Horne stars as Juliet (The Stone Angel with Ellen Burstyn and KICK Theatre's Miss Julie: Sheh'mah). (more...)

Urie Joins Cast of 'The Decoy Bride'; Filming Begins 6/26
by Movies News Desk - Jun 25, 2010

Variety reports that Michael Urie has joined the cast of 'The Decoy Bride,' which begins a five-week shoot on Scotland's Isle of Man tomorrow, June 26. The film was written by Neil Jaworski and Sally Phillips, and will be directed by Sheree Folkson. Other cast members include Federico Castelluccio, David Tennant, Kelly MacDonald, and Alice Eve. The film is reported to center on the marriage of an author and film star who escape to an island for some comedic entanglement. Ecosse Films' Robert Bernstein and Douglas Rae will produce the film with Paul Ritchie. (more...)

CPCC Closes INTO THE WOODS 6/24
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2010

Summer Theatre takes you Into The Woods June 18, 19, 25, 26 at 8:00 p.m., June 20 at 2:30 p.m., June 22 at 7:00 p.m. and June 23 & 24 at 7:30 p.m. *Please note our new times on Wednesday and Thursday evenings at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Folio Theatre Presents TWELFTH NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2010

First Folio's Season of Passion closes with Twelfth Night, Shakespeare's most romantic comedy, performed under the stars at the Mayslake Peabody Estate in Oak Brook. Set during the height of the British Raj, Michael Goldberg's production combines the beauty of 19 th C.India with the glorious elegance of Shakespeare's most romantic comedy. (more...)

PA Shakes Launches A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM 6/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2010

Outrageous situations lead to hilarious complications in the legendary musical, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum opening on the Main Stage at the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival Friday, June 25. With previews June 23 and 24, Forum continues through July 11. Ticket prices range from $25 to $53. (more...)

Stella Adler Studio of Acting Outreach Division Performs A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2010

The Stella Adler Studio of Acting Outreach Division will perform Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream this month. The show will be the culmination of a semester of hard work by students in the Outreach Division. (more...)

DISNEY¬'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Plays Omaha's Orpheum 6/22-27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2010

Disney's Beauty and the Beast, the award-winning worldwide smash hit Broadway musical, presented locally by Omaha Performing Arts and Broadway Across America, is coming to Omaha. Produced by NETworks Presentations, this elaborate theatrical production will come to life on stage at the Orpheum Theater, Tuesday, June 22 through Sunday, June 27, 2010. (more...)

Powerhouse Theatre Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM 7/8-31
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2010

The critically acclaimed Los Angeles Theatre Ensemble will presentWilliam Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream on the Powerhouse Theatre's redwood deck from July 8 - 31. As a way of showing appreciation for the ongoing support of the Santa Monicacommunity, all performances will be offered at no cost to the public. (more...)

North Coast Repertory Theatre Extends SPELLING BEE Prior To Opening 7/3-8/1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2010

North Coast Repertory Theatre is proud to present The San Diego Premiere of a two-time Tony Award winning musical. The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Music and lyrics by William Finn, book by Rachel Sheinkin, conceived by Rebecca Feldman, directed by Rick Simas (more...)

Finborough Theatre Announces Premiere of LINGUA FRANCA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2010

The Cherub Company returns to the Finborough Theatre with the world premiere of a brand new play by Peter Nichols, Lingua Franca, opening Tuesday, 13 July 2010 (Press Night: Thursday, 15 July 2010) as part of the Finborough Theatre's 30th anniversary year. (more...)

Hart House Theatre Announces Jeremy Hutton as Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2010

For the first time in over 30 years Hart House Theatre has hired an Artistic Director, Mr. Jeremy Hutton. The reinstatement of the Artistic Director position signals the next step in the Theatre's evolution and strengthens its artistic leadership for the University of Toronto community. (more...)

Saint Michael's Playhouse Presents AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS June 29 - July 10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2010

The Saint Michael's Playhouse stages AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS, June 29 to July10, continuing the season of Equity professional summer theater, in the McCarthy Arts Center at Saint Michael's College. The show runs, June 29, 30, July, 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, each evening at 8 p.m., with matinees, July 3 and 10, at 2 p.m. (more...)

Campbell, Carney, Davis Set For La Jolla's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM 7/20-8/22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2010

La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast for its upcoming production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by Playhouse Artistic Director Christopher Ashley, playing in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre July 20 - August 22, 2010 (press opening: July 27 at 7:00 pm). (more...)

Dominic West Back to the Stage in BUTLEY?
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2010

Michael Coveney for Whatsonstage.com is reporting that Dominic West, who was most recently seen in The Donmar Warehouse's Life is a Dream by Pedro Calderon de la Barca may be starring next in Simon Gray's Butley, directed by Lindsay Posner. West is known internationally for his role on the series The Wire. (more...)

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Closes at TPAC's Andrew Jackson Hall 6/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2010

Disney's Beauty and the Beast, the award-winning worldwide smash hit Broadway musical, is coming to Nashville as a special of the HCA/TriStar Broadway at TPAC series and presented by Miller and Martin PLLC. (more...)

Gorilla Rep's A Midsummer Night¬'s Dream Closes 6/20 In Central Park
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2010

Gorilla Repertory Theater Company, Inc presents William Shakespeare's classic comedy, A Midsummer Night's Dream, for a free limited run from June 10 through the 20 in Central Park. The show begins at 8 p.m. at Summit Rock in Central Park (near 83rd St and Central Park West) and as is the Gorilla Rep tradition since its inception in 1992, this performance will be mobile and interactive. Audiences are advised to wear sneakers and/or comfortable shoes. (more...)

CT Repertory Theatre's ALL IN THE TIMING Closes 6/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2010

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT), the professional producing arm of the Department of Dramatic Arts at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, continues its Nutmeg Summer Series with the David Ives' comedy, All in the Timing, playing June 10 through 20, 2010 in the Nafe Katter Theatre. (more...)

Peter Brook's '11 and 12' Ends at the LG Arts Centre, 6/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2010

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CHAOS THEORY Concludes Run 6/19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2010

Pulse Ensemble Theatre's acclaimed production of Anuvab Pal's Indian-flavored, bittersweet comedy 'CHAOS THEORY' starring Rita Wolf, Sorab Wadia and Amar Srivastava will end its limited engagement at the TBG Theatre, 312 West 36th Street, on Saturday, June 19th. (more...)

The American Century Theater Premieres Treadwell: Bright and Dark 5/27-6/19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2010

The American Century Theater (TACT) is proud to announce the World Premiere of Treadwell: Bright and Dark, a one-woman play about the famed 20th century journalist and playwright Sophie Treadwell. Helen Hayes -nominated playwright Allyson Currin and acclaimed Washington actress Melissa Flaim have taken on the challenge of telling the tale of this inspiring but troubled woman. (more...)

The Fountain Theatre Presents OPUS 6/19- 7/25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2010

Sex, drugs and chamber music! The Fountain Theatre continues its 20th Anniversary Season with the Los Angeles premiere of Opus by Michael Hollinger. This multiple award-winning, behind-the-scenes look at a 'high strung' string quartet stars Daniel Blinkoff, Jia Doughman, Gregory G. Giles, Christian Lebano and Cooper Thornton. (more...)

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