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STAGE TUBE: Cavenaugh is 'Superman' at DTC!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 30, 2010

Dallas Theater Center opened IT'S A BIRD...IT'S A PLAN...IT'S SUPERMAN, starring Matt Cavenaugh as Clark Kent/Superman and Patrick Cassidy as arch-villain Max Menken on June 18, 2010. The production will run through July 25 at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theater at the AT&T Performing Arts Center. Click below for a first look at Cavenaugh in performance as Superman. (more...)

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...)

Lea Delaria Live! At The Manor Emperor Showroom
by Beau Higgins - Jun 30, 2010

Lea DeLaria will be presenting two nights of comedy and song at the Manor Epic Showroom Friday, July 30th and July 31st at 7:30 p.m. for the benefit of Rising Action Theatre. This is the first partnership between Rising Action Theatre and The Manor Complex. 'We anticipate this will be a great success, and we plan to do more of these events in the future,' says David Goldyn, Rising Action's Producing Artistic Director. Sponsors of the event are Hot Spots Magazine, Mark Magazine, and the South Florida Gay News. (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...)

Benton, Broadbent, Dimsdale & More Set For Latitude Festival: The Dream
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2010

The Lyric Hammersmith return to Latitude for the second time with a world premiere created exclusively for the festival. Lyric Artistic Director Sean Holmes and Filter Theatre Company present The Dream a new version of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream condensed into one magical hour for the Theatre Arena and Outdoor Theatre. (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...)

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...)

THE DRAWER BOY Makes Its London Premiere 8/10-9/4
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2010

Snapdragon in association with Neil McPherson at the Finborough Theatre present The London Premiere of The Drawer Boy by Michael Healey. Directed by Eleanor Rhode. Cast includes: Kenneth Bryans. Neil McCaul. Simon Lee Phillips. (more...)

THE PRISONER OF SECOND AVENUE Extends Run At The Vaudeville Theater Thru 9/25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2010

Due to popular demand, Neil Simon's award-winning comedy The Prisoner of Second Avenue has extended its run at the Vaudeville Theatre until 25 September 2010. Directed by Terry Johnson and starring Jeff Gold blum and Mercedes Ruehl, The Prisoner Of Second Avenue is the first West End production to be staged by The Old Vic Theatre Company. (more...)

University of Adelaide's Theatre Guild Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT¬'S DREAM Aug 10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 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...)

Photo Flash: Wide Eyed Productions Presents HENRY VI Part III
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2010

Wide Eyed Productions in association with Columbia University School of the Arts Theatre Arts Program Presents William Shakespeare's Henry VI part III. The show is directed by Adam Marple (more...)

On The Square Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 7/8-18
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2010

Award winning theatre company On the Square Productions (a 501(c)3 under Fractured Atlas) presents Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream which will be presented in a private Astoria garden/greenspace located on 44th St between Broadway and 31st Ave in Astoria, NY. (more...)

Powerhouse Theatre Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM 7/8-31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 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...)

KING ARTHUR Plays Water Works Theatre Company, 7/27-8/8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2010

Water Works Theatre Company is excited to announce that Lane Riosley's The Commedia Tales of King Arthur will be its second annual daytime family show as part of the 10th Annual Shakespeare In The Park in Royal Oak. Tickets ($6) are now available online at www.waterworkstheatre.com. The family oriented comedy, perfect for children of all ages, will be performed Tuesday and Wednesday evenings at 7pm as well as Saturday and Sunday mornings at 11am July 27 - August 8 in Starr Jaycee Park - 1101 West 13 Mile Road, Royal Oak MI 48073. A complete performance schedule follows this release. (more...)

HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES Plays Central Square Theatre, 7/22-8/22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2010

The game is afoot! Master sleuth Sherlock Holmes and trusty sidekick Dr. Watson unlock the mystery of The Hound of the Baskervilles this summer at Central Square Theater, directed by Thomas Derrah of the American Repertory Theater. Featuring three actors taking on more than a dozen roles, this laugh-out-loud farce, by Steven Canny and John Nicholson, was a hit in both London and Lenox (Shakespeare & Company). The Hound of the Baskervilles plays at Central Square Theater from Thursday, July 22 through Sunday, August 22. The press opening is set for Saturday, July 24, 2010 at 8 PM. (more...)

Improbable and Lyric Hammersmith Present LIFE GAME 7/7-17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2010

Improbable present Keith Johnstone's Lifegame Part chat show. Part improv show. Unique theatre. AN IMPROBABLE AND LYRIC HAMMERSMITH PRODUCTION at Lyric Hammersmith, London 07 - 17 July (more...)

First Folio Presents TWELFTH NIGHT, Runs 7/7-8/8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 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...)

Westchester Broadway Theater Presents PETER PAN 7/8-8/15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2010

WESTCHESTER BROADWAY THEATRE is Proud To Present The Family Theatre Production of PETER PAN from July 8 - August 15, 2010. (more...)

Commonwealth Shakespeare Co. Announces Lead Sponsor For OTHELLO, 7/28-9/15
by Marivic Tagala - Jul 6, 2010

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) is pleased to announce that the John W. Henry Family Foundation will be the lead sponsor for this summer's production of OTHELLO, starring Seth Gilliam as Othello and James Waterston as Iago. The production begins performances on the Boston Common on July 28 and runs through August 15. Established in 2004 the John W. Henry Family Foundation is dedicated to supporting community organizations like CSC whose work make Boston a world-class city brimming not only with excellent sports teams, but also with extraordinary arts organizations. (more...)

Oscar-Nominee Strathairn Cast in New Pilot 'Alphas'
by TV News Desk - Jul 6, 2010

Syfy has inked critically lauded actor David Strathairn to star in the action-adventure pilot Alphas from writers Zak Penn (X-Men: The Last Stand, The Avengers, The Incredible Hulk) and Michael Karnow, it was announced today by Mark Stern, Executive Vice President of Original Programming, Syfy and Co-Head of Content for Universal Cable Productions, which is the studio for the project. Strathairn won rave reviews and received Best Actor Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild (SAG), and Academy Award nominations for his portrayal of Edward R. Murrow in the film Good Night, and Good Luck. Alphas is executive produced by Gail Berman and Lloyd Braun for BermanBraun Television and will be directed by Jack Bender (director and executive producer of Lost). Gene Stein is also executive producer. It is slated to commence production next month in Toronto. (more...)

Humber River Shakespeare Presents TAMING OF THE SHREW, 7/6-8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2010

The Humber River Shakespeare Company's annual outdoor theatre performances have become a popular summer tradition in the Humber and York regions. This year, the company returns for a third season with the touring production of THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, from Tuesday, July 6th to Monday, August 2nd. For the first time, the company will be touring in Alton, Mississauga and Caledon East. (more...)

ENRON Enters Final 6 Weeks of Performances at the Noel Coward Theater; Closes 14 August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2010

The London production of ENRON today enters the last six weeks of its limited run at the Noel Coward Theatre, before its final performance at 7.30pm on 14th August. (more...)

TRUMPERY Closes at the Olney Theatre Center 7/4
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2010

'If I finish the book, I'm a killer,' Charles Darwin says in Trumpery about The Origin of Species. 'I murder God.' Trumpery, written by Peter Parnell, plays the Mainstage June 9 through July 4. Tickets are $26 to $54, with discounts available to groups, seniors, military, and students. (more...)

Penn Shakes. Fest Closes THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD, 7/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2010

The Irish play that led to riots in the streets of Dublin when it debuted 103 years ago and became a comic masterpiece, The Playboy of the Western World, opens the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's 19th season. With previews June 16 and 17, the play opens June 18 in the Schubert Theatre and continues through July 3. (more...)

Theatre of the Expendable Closes ST NICHOLAS, 7/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2010

In the tradition of Irish storytelling, Theatre of the Expendable will present Conor McPherson's St Nicholas, starring Darrell James as a jaded theatre critic who recounts his obsession with a beautiful young actress, and how that obsession led him into a macabre world of savage vampires. (more...)

Nylon Fusion Collective Closes Lope De Vega's FUENTE OVEJUNA, 7/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2010

Nylon Fusion Collective today officially announced their summer production of Lope de Vega's Fuente Ovejuna at the Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural Center beginning June 17th through July 3rd. This is the company's second major production since it was founded in New York in 2007. (more...)

Theatricum Botanicum Presents MASTER CLASS 7/3-9/25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2010

The woods are alive with the sound of music! Ellen Geer will star as internationally renowned opera diva Maria Callas in Master Class by Terrence McNally, opening July 3 and continuing through September 25 at the outdoor Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum in Topanga. (more...)

Dean Regan Performs GIVE MY REGARDS TO BROADWAY In Palm Springs 7/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2010

Dean Regan has appeared in; A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Skin of Our Teeth, Equus, The Pirates of Penzance, The Music Man, Cabaret, The Man of La Mancha, How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Company, Hay Fever, Once Upon a Mattress, and Frankenstein. However, He is also well known in the performing arts center circuit for his many different one-man shows, including this one entitled 'Give My Regards To Broadway' which includes songs from many of today's and yesterdays biggest hits combined with stories and patter and perhaps a little Yankee Doodle Dandy thrown in for the occasion. (more...)

North Coast Repertory Theatre Extends SPELLING BEE Prior To Opening 7/3-8/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 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...)

Shakespeare In The Park in Royal Oak Opens With TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA 7/22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2010

Water Works Theatre Company proudly announces the cast for The Two Gentlemen of Verona, its selection for the tenth anniversary production of Shakespeare in the Park in Royal Oak. (more...)

Wide Eyed Productions And Columbia University Present HENRY VI PART III 7/1-24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2010

Wide Eyed Productions And Columbia University Present HENRY VI PART III 7/1-24 (more...)

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