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Chandler, Chris, Cox Star In WOMEN, POWER, POLITICS; Post Show Discussions Set
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2010

The cast for the Tricycle's Women, Power and Politics - a season exploring the history and current role of women in politics in Great Britain - will comprise Simon Chandler, Oliver Chris, Claire Cox, Heather Cranley, Niamh Cusack, Stella Gonet, John Hollingworth, Amy Loughton, Tom Mannion, Kika Markham, Lara Rossi and Felix Scott. (more...)

Former 'EastEnders' Duffett and Jordan Star in VINCENT RIVER, 5/18 - 6/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2010

Former 'EastEnders' actors Nicola Duffett and Elliott Jordan are to star in the 10th anniversary production of Philip Ridley's acclaimed play VINCENT RIVER. It is about Anita, an East End mother seeking answers about the hate-crime murder of her gay son and Davey, the young man stalking her since his death. It will open at the Landor Theatre, Clapham, on May 18th and runs until June 5th. (more...)

Averett, Noonan, Pearce & More Set for Epic Theatre's THE PASSION PLAY, 4/27-5/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2010

New York's OBIE Award-winning Epic Theatre Ensemble (Zak Berkman, Melissa Friedman, Ron Russell, Founding Executive Directors) today announced the cast and creative team for the New York premiere of Sarah Ruhl's Passion Play (In The Next RoomÂ… or the vibrator play) and directed by Mark Wing-Davey (The Singing Forest). The cast will include Brendan Averett, Polly Noonan, Daniel Pearce, Alex Podulke, Keith Reddin, Godfrey L. Simmons Jr., T. Ryder Smith, Felix Solis Jr., Kate Turnbull and Nicole Wiesner. (more...)

San Jose Repertory Theatre Presents SONIA FLEW 5/8-6/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2010

San Jose Repertory Theatre concludes the 2009-2010 season with the poetic Cuban American story, Sonia Flew, penned by Elliot Norton and Kennedy Center Charlotte Woolard Award-winner, Melinda Lopez. Directed by Richard Seer, Sonia Flew is a powerful portrayal of a Cuban family profoundly changed by political forces that brings to question: What is owed to one's children, parents and country. (more...)

BWW Blogs: May Means Many Theatre Viewing Opportunities on the Calif. Central Coast!
by Curt Miner - Apr 27, 2010

As we bid farewell to April and welcome the Merry Month of May here on the California Coast, we have numerous theatre productions and entertainment opportunities for your consideration that are newly opening, and some that are bringing their runs to a close. (more...)

Abby Ford, Jonathan Hyde Lead Cast of PETER PAN In Ferry Park, Begins 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2010

The cast for the U.S. premiere of a spectacular new stage production of J M Barrie's beloved story PETER PAN flies into San Francisco landing in a state-of-the-art theatre tent erected especially for this production at Ferry Park on the Embarcadero, opposite the Ferry Building. PETER PAN is the first major theatrical production to transfer to San Francisco directly from a successful London engagement. (more...)

Barry Banks Replaces Jose Manuel Zapata for Tonight's Performance of ARMIDA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2010

In this evening's performance (April 27) of Rossini's ARMIDA, Barry Banks will sing the role of Gernando, replacing Jose Manuel Zapata, who is ill. Banks will also sing the role of Carlo, which he was already scheduled to perform. The character of Gernando only appears in Act I, and Carlo only appears in Act III, which makes it possible for the roles to be performed by one singer. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Jesse Tyler Ferguson Visits WATCH WHAT HAPPENS: LIVE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 26, 2010

Jesse Tyler Ferguson appeared on Bravo's Watch What Happens: Live on April 22nd. In this clip, Jesse and Bethenny Frankel take more viewer questions in the web exclusive after show. (more...)

Firecat Productions Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHTÂ'S DREAM, Begins 5/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2010

FIRECAT PRODUCTIONS is pleased to announce of the opening a ZOMBIE JOE'S adaptation of SHAKESPEARE'S A Midsummer Night's Dream beginning Thursday May 6 at 8:00 pm. The production open-ended production runs Thursdays at 8 pm and Sundays at 7 pm. (more...)

The Collegiate Chorale Presents ISRAEL IN EGYPT 5/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2010

The Collegiate Chorale presents George F. Handel's Israel in Egypt on Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at 8pm at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, New York University, 566 LaGuardia Place (at Washington Square South), NYC. (more...)

Southwest Shakespeare Company announces Season 17
by Tim Shawver - Apr 26, 2010

Southwest Shakespeare Co. announces a 17th season filled with cherished favorites and rarely produced gems. (more...)

Patrick Cassidy Joins Cast Of DTC's SUPERMAN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2010

Stage and screen star Patrick Cassidy joins the cast of Dallas Theater Center's productionof It's a Bird... It's a Plane... It's Superman as the Man of Steel's arch nemesis Max Mencken, the role originated by his father, Jack Cassidy, in the 1966 original Broadway production. (more...)

Nashville Ballet Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 4/23-4/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2010

Nashville Ballet unveils magical surprises in one of Shakespeare's favorite comedies in the World Premiere of Paul Vasterling's original adaptation of A Midsummer Night's Dream, April 23-25, 2010. Bringing the written word to life through Mendelssohn's music and the narrative of dance, audiences will delight as Puck plays tricks on the ill-fated lovers in the enchanted forest and as the antics of the midsummer's night become resolved by the light of the day. Costumes and sets are being designed by Campbell Baird, the talented designer who created costumes for our new Nutcracker. Each performance will be accompanied by the Nashville Symphony, directed by Nashville Ballet Music Director Paul Gambill, vocalists Julie Cox and Amy Jarman and the sixty-eight voice Nashville Children's Choir, directed by Dr. Madeline Bridges. (more...)

Premiere of Vasterling's MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Caps Nashville Ballet Season, 4/23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2010

Nashville Ballet promises to unveil 'magical surprises' in one of Shakespeare's favorite comedies with the world premiere of Paul Vasterling's original adaptation of A Midsummer Night's Dream, April 23-25, in Andrew Jackson Hall at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center. Bringing the written word to life through Mendelssohn's music and the narrative of dance, audiences will watch as Puck plays tricks on the ill-fated lovers in the enchanted forest and as the antics of the midsummer's night become resolved by the light of the day. (more...)

LATE Performs All Of Shakespeare's Plays In Week-Long Marathon Reading 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2010

On Sunday, April 25, 2010 the Los Angeles Theatre Ensemble and the Powerhouse Theatre will attempt to break the record longest, continuous, marathon reading of Shakespeare's work. Participants will read the entire canon of Shakespeare's plays around the clock for up to six days. (more...)

Queens Theatre in the Park Presents 3 MO' DIVAS 4/24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2010

Queens Theatre in the Park (QTP) presents 3 Mo' Divas, on Saturday, April 24, 2010 at 8pm at Queens College in Colden Auditorium, 65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing, NY. Tickets are $40 and $38 and are available through the Colden Auditorium Box Office at 718-793-8080. Time Warner Cable of New York and New Jersey is the series media sponsor. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Nashville Ballet's World Premiere of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 24, 2010

The resulting production that comes from Vasterling's unerringly skillful choreography and his clearly developed vision for the piece - exquisitely expressed through Baird's costume and scenic design, Scott Leathers' stunningly evocative lighting design and the beautiful music of Felix Mendelssohn performed by members of the Nashville Symphony under the baton of Nashville Ballet music director Paul Gambill - is a rousing and fitting conclusion to the company's 24th season, clearly paving the way to a stellar silver anniversary season that will open next fall with a full production of Swan Lake. (more...)

Chicago Opera Theater Presents Francesco Cavalli JASON (Giasone) 4/24-5/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2010

Chicago Opera Theater (COT) presents the second production of their 2010 Spring Festival Season - Cavalli's Jason (Giasone) on April 24, 28, 30 and May 2 at the Harris Theater in Millennium Park. (more...)

ShakespeareÂ's Globe Announces 2010 Theatre Season April 23– October 3 2010
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2010

Building on the success of its 2009 theatre season, which saw record attendance despite the economic downturn, Shakespeare's Globe announces plans for its 2010 theatre season, entitled ‘Kings and Rogues'. (more...)

Photo Flash: InterAct Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2010

William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream completes the Festival's Spring Repertory pairing. An exhilarating night of midsummer madness, this magical comedy brims with mistaken identity, mismatched lovers and mischief-making fairies. (more...)

BWW Special Feature: 99 and Under the Radar; Coming Attractions
by Michael Roderick - Apr 23, 2010

Welcome to 99 AND UNDER THE RADAR: A LOOK AT INDIE THEATER'S MOVERS AND SHAKERS, BroadwayWorld's new weekly series that showcases standout productions and production companies from the independent theater scene in New York City. Each week, independent producer Michael Roderick will be discussing the latest goings on in the theatrical wings, highlighting those with potentially bright futures. This Week's Topic: Getting to the 'Source' of the Indie Theatre Community. (more...)

Atlantic Theater Co Presents GABRIEL, Cast Led By Patricia Conolly, Lisa Emery & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2010

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) is proud to announce casting, dates and a director for the American premiere of Olivier Award nominee Moira Buffini's award-winning play GABRIEL, which will mark the final main stage production of Atlantic's 2009-2010 season. (more...)

Know Theatre Presents Tony Kushner's ANGELS IN AMERICA, 4/3-5/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2010

Know Theatre of Cincinnati is pleased to announce its fourth and fifth production of the season, Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes, written by Tony Kushner. Angels in America will open with the first of the two part play, Angels in America: Millennium Approaches, on Know Theatre's mainstage April 3 and play through May 8, 2010. The second half of the production, Angels in America: Perestroika, will open April 23 and play through May 8, 2010. (more...)

Atlantic Theater Co Presents GABRIEL, Cast Led By Patricia Conolly, Lisa Emery & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2010

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) is proud to announce casting, dates and a director for the American premiere of Olivier Award nominee Moira Buffini's award-winning play GABRIEL, which will mark the final main stage production of Atlantic's 2009-2010 season. (more...)

Firecat Productions Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHTÂ'S DREAM, Begins 5/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2010

FIRECAT PRODUCTIONS is pleased to announce of the opening a ZOMBIE JOE'S adaptation of SHAKESPEARE'S A Midsummer Night's Dream beginning Thursday May 6 at 8:00 pm. The production open-ended production runs Thursdays at 8 pm and Sundays at 7 pm. (more...)

Nashville Ballet Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 4/23-4/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2010

Nashville Ballet unveils magical surprises in one of Shakespeare's favorite comedies in the World Premiere of Paul Vasterling's original adaptation of A Midsummer Night's Dream, April 23-25, 2010. Bringing the written word to life through Mendelssohn's music and the narrative of dance, audiences will delight as Puck plays tricks on the ill-fated lovers in the enchanted forest and as the antics of the midsummer's night become resolved by the light of the day. Costumes and sets are being designed by Campbell Baird, the talented designer who created costumes for our new Nutcracker. Each performance will be accompanied by the Nashville Symphony, directed by Nashville Ballet Music Director Paul Gambill, vocalists Julie Cox and Amy Jarman and the sixty-eight voice Nashville Children's Choir, directed by Dr. Madeline Bridges. (more...)

Premiere of Vasterling's MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Caps Nashville Ballet Season, 4/23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2010

Nashville Ballet promises to unveil 'magical surprises' in one of Shakespeare's favorite comedies with the world premiere of Paul Vasterling's original adaptation of A Midsummer Night's Dream, April 23-25, in Andrew Jackson Hall at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center. Bringing the written word to life through Mendelssohn's music and the narrative of dance, audiences will watch as Puck plays tricks on the ill-fated lovers in the enchanted forest and as the antics of the midsummer's night become resolved by the light of the day. (more...)

Skylight Opera Presents RENT May 21-June 20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2010

The Pulitizer and Tony Award winnning rock opera RENT comes to the Broadway Theatre Center May 21 through June 20 as part of the Sylight Opera Series. Ticket prices range from $62 to $20 and are available at the Box Office, 414-291-7800 or www.skylightopera.com. (more...)

The Storm Theatre & Blackfriars Repertory Present AS YOU LIKE IT 4/30-5/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2010

The Storm Theatre and Blackfriars Repertory Theatrepresent AS YOU LIKE IT by William Shakespeare from April 30 - May 29, 2010 at The Theatre of the Church of Notre Dame, 114th Street and Morningside Park (one block from Columbia University). (more...)

Connecticut Repertory Theatre Presents The Who's TOMMY, 4/22-5/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2010

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) will present the smash-hit Broadway Musical The Who's Tommy, April 22 - May 1, 2010 in the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre on the Storrs campus. (more...)

The Shakespeare Salon Welcomes Director Daniel Sullivan 4/22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2010

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) will continue its popular Shakespeare Salon series on Thursday, April 22 at 6 p.m. with Shakespeare Initiative Director Barry Edelstein and acclaimed director Daniel Sullivan discussing the upcoming Shakespeare in the Park production of The Merchant of Venice, featuring Al Pacino as Shylock. (more...)

Canadian Stage Presents FRANKENSTEIN By Catalyst Theatre, Plays 4/29-5/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2010

Canadian Stage presents the Toronto premiere of Catalyst Theatre's Frankenstein, an award-winning adaptation of Mary Shelley's classic gothic novel integrating poetic verse, song, original music, stylized movement and fantastical costumes and sets made entirely of paper. (more...)

Yale Rep Presents BATTLE OF BLACK AND DOGS, Opens 4/22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2010

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) presents BATTLE OF BLACK AND DOGS by Bernard-Marie Koltès, translated by Michaël Attias, and directed by Robert Woodruff, at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street, at York), April 16-May 8. Opening Night is Thursday, April 22. (more...)

NEW YORK FESTIVAL OF SONG To Present All New Program 5/4, 5/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2010

Kaufman Center and New York Festival Of Song (NYFOS, www.nyfos.org), acclaimed by New York Magazine as 'The best classical music programming in New York,' will present an all-new program on May 4 and 6 at 8 PM of American composers, including the premiere of Beautiful Ohio, a song cycle by 2009 Pulitzer Prize- finalist Harold Meltzer, with texts of poet James Arlington Wright and composed specifically for the young American tenor Paul Appleby. (more...)

Toby Stephens Leads THE REAL THING at The Old Vic, Opens 4/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2010

Anna Mackmin returns to The Old Vic to direct a cast led by Toby Stephens in Tom Stoppard's multi-award winning modern classic, The Real Thing , opening on Wednesday 21 April 2010, with previews from 10 April. (more...)

Juilliard Opera to present Dialogues of the Carmelites at Peter Jay Sharp Theatre, 4/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2010

On Wednesday, April 21 at 8:00pm conductor Anne Manson will lead the Juilliard Orchestra and Vocal Artists in Francis Poulenc's highly emotive Dialogues of the Carmelites, the final production of The Juilliard Opera Center season, directed by Fabrizio Melano. (more...)

THE WHO'S TOMMY Comes To CRT, Runs 4/22-5/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2010

Storrs: Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) will present the smash-hit Broadway Musical The Who's Tommy, April 22 - May 1, 2010 in the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre on the Storrs campus. (more...)

Canopy Theatre Co Presents TWELFTH NIGHT 7/13-24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2010

Celebrating another year of presenting Classical Works in an outdoor environment for downtown Toronto audiences, Canopy Theatre Company, in association with Hart House Theatre, is proud to announce its 10th Summer Season. (more...)

DISNEYÂ'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Plays Omaha's Orpheum 6/22-27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 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...)

Impact Theatre Presents TWELFTH NIGHT, Runs 5/6-6/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2010

Impact Theatre concludes its take-no-prisoners 2009-10 14th season with its production of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, directed by Impact Artistic Director Melissa Hillman. Twelfth Night opens May 8, 2010 and plays Thursdays through Saturdays at 8pm until June 12, 2010 (with previews May 6 and 7) at Impact's home, La Val's Subterranean in Berkeley. (more...)

Water Works Theatre Company Announces 2010 Auditions 4/16-20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2010

Water Works Theatre company will be hosting auditions for its tenth anniversary production of Shakespeare In The Park in Royal Oak Friday April 16 and Tuesday April 20. Roles will be cast for Shakespeare's The Two Gentlemen of Verona directed by Barton Bund and Lane Riosley's The Commedia Tales of King Arthur directed by Frannie Sheperd-Bates. (more...)

Colin Donnell, Stephanie Umoh & More Set For ART's JOHNNY BASEBALL 5/14-6/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2010

The American Repertory Theater is pleased to announce the cast for Johnny Baseball, a world premiere musical about the Red Sox, with music by Robert Reale, lyrics by Willie Reale, book by Richard Dresser, story by Richard Dresser and Willie Reale, with musical direction and vocal arrangements by Wendy Bobbitt Cavett; musical arrangements by Bruce Coughlin. (more...)

The Adopt-A-School Project's 4th Annual ArtsFest 2010 Held 4/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2010

Paper Mill Playhouse Education & Outreach presents The Adopt-A-School Project's Fourth Annual ArtsFest 2010 Tuesday, April 20th at Paper Mill Playhouse, 22 Brookside Drive, Millburn NJ (more...)

NY Festival Of Song Presents 'The Newest Deal' 5/4, 5/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2010

Kaufman Center and New York Festival Of Song (NYFOS, www.nyfos.org), acclaimed by New York Magazine as 'The best classical music programming in New York,' will present an all-new program on May 4 and 6 at 8 PM of American composers, including the premiere of Beautiful Ohio, a song cycle by 2009 Pulitzer Prize- finalist Harold Meltzer, with texts of poet James Arlington Wright and composed specifically for the young American tenor Paul Appleby. (more...)

SCR Presents CRIMES OF THE HEART 5/7-6/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2010

They're funny, they're Southern, they're dysfunctional-and they're bound for the South Coast Repertory stage this spring. (more...)

Broome, James, Knowles & More End Run in Finborough's THE NORTHERNERS, 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2010

Chequered Blue Theatre in association with Neil McPherson for the Finborough Theatre will end their run of the London premiere of The Northerners by Harold Brighouse on April 19th. (more...)

Tomlin Hosts NCFT Gala; Honors Lane & Lee, 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2010

National Corporate Theatre Fund (NCTF) will hold its Annual Chairman's Awards Gala and benefit on Monday, April 19 at the St. Regis New York hotel. This year, NCTF Chairman James S. Turley, Chairman & CEO of Ernst & Young, will honor Nathan Lane (returning to Broadway this season in The Addams Family), set designer Eugene Lee (Wicked) and Wells Fargo & Company. Accepting the award on behalf of Wells Fargo will be Joe Kirk, Regional President for New York and Connecticut. All net proceeds of the event will be distributed as the NCTF/WELLS FARGO FUND FOR NEW AMERICAN THEATRE. (more...)

The Charlotte Shakespeare Festival To Hold Free Movement Workshop 4/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2010

The Charlotte Shakespeare Festival will hold a free Movement Workshop with Dave Demke on Friday April 30 from 7 to 10pm. (more...)

Way to Heaven To Be Presented by the Museum of Jewish Heritage 4/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2010

On Sunday, April 18 at 2:30 P.M. see Way to Heaven (Himmelweg), a New York Times Critics' Pick, that it calls '...a powerful illustration of how theatrical artifice can be pressed into the service of atrocity.' (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre of NJ Presents One-hour Shakespeare for Families 4/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2010

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's acclaimed educational touring company, Shakespeare LIVE!, will present one hour family performances of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet and A Midsummer Night's Dream on Saturday, April 17 at The Theatre's Main Stage - the F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre, 36 Madison Avenue, at Lancaster Road, in Madison. (more...)

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