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Moonlight Stage Productions Closes OKLAHOMA 7/31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2010

To open its 30th anniversary summer season, Moonlight Stage Productions presents the most American of American musicals, Rodgers and Hammerstein's OKLAHOMA! from July 14-31 at the Moonlight Amphitheatre. (more...)

Lea Delaria Live! Plays The Manor Emperor Showroom 7/31
by Beau Higgins - Jul 31, 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...)

National Youth Theatre of Great Britain Closes LIVING THE DREAM 7/30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2010

Paul Roseby, Artistic Director of the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain, today announced the company's 2010 season, entitled ‘The Five Elements', which will include a re-working of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Shanghai Expo, a 600-strong cast of young actors swarming around London, a new play about the superstar Victorian chef Alexis Soyer, and a new work from Rebecca Lenkiewicz about a female pop star in Afghanistan. (more...)

2010 Houston Shakespeare Festival Offers Free Performances, Runs 7/30-8/8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2010

Summer's here. For many Houstonians, it's the season for swimming pools, sun tans and, of course, Shakespeare. (more...)

RIALTO CHATTER: West End PRISONER OF SECOND AVENUE to Transfer to Broadway?
by Rialto Chatter - Jul 30, 2010

The New York Times reports that Neil Simon's THE PRISONER OF SECOND AVENUE, currently playing the West End's Vaudeville Theater through September 25, may see a Broadway transfer. (more...)

Lea Delaria Live! At The Manor Emperor Showroom 7/30-31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 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...)

Tickets for Jones-Led MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION Go On Sale Today, 7/30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2010

Tickets for the upcoming Broadway production of George Bernard Shaw's play Mrs. Warren's Profession go on sale to the general public on July 30. The production, to be produced by the Roundabout Theatre Company, will star Tony® Award winner Cherry Jones as Kitty Warren and Golden Globe winner Sally Hawkins making her Broadway debut as Vivie Warren and will be directed by Tony® Award winner Doug Hughes at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd St). The cast will also feature Adam Driver as Frank Gardner, Mark Harelik as Sir George Crofts, Edward Hibbert as Mr. Praed and Michael Siberry as Reverend Samuel Gardner. (more...)

SCORCHED To Be Presented In The Old Vic Tunnels
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2010

The UK premiere of SCORCHED by Wajdi MouawadA Dialogue & Old Vic Co-Production Presented in The Old Vic Tunnels, Station Approach, London SE1 (more...)

Opera America Holds 2011 Conference in Boston, 5/7-11
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2010

OPERA America, the national service organization for opera, is pleased to announce that Opera Conference 2011 will be held from May 7-11 in Boston, MA, a culturally rich city with a thriving opera ecology. Boston Lyric Opera and Opera Boston will serve as lead hosts, joined by 24 other Boston-area institutions. This news comes on the heels of the most successful Opera Conference in history, Opera Conference 2010, held last month in Los Angeles. (more...)

Gilliam, Waterston Lead Commonwealth Shakespeare Co's OTHELLO, Opens 7/28
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2010

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) is pleased to announce thecasting for the company's 15 th annual free Shakespeare on the Common production, WilliamShakespeare's immortal drama, Othello, directed by CSC Founding Artistic Director Steven Maler. Othello will be performed at the Parkman Bandstand on Boston Common from July 28 to August 15. (more...)

Shakespeare for Kids Plays Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, 7/28-8/7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2010

Romeo and Juliet and their zany Robot take Shakespeare's masterpiece and break-dance it down for kids in the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's Shakespeare for Kids. The production runs July 28-31 and August 3-7 at 10am at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts at DeSales University. (more...)

Wednesday Shows Added For Pulse Ensemble's MACBETH 8/12-28
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2010

Wednesday shows have been added for the culminating event of Pulse Ensemble Theatre's twentieth season, its production of 'Macbeth,' directed by Alexa Kelly, at Riverbank State Park August 12-28. (more...)

Trey McIntyre Returns To Jacob's Pillow With ARRANTZA & Other Works 8/4-8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2010

In the company's only East Coast engagement in 2010, Trey McIntyre Project will perform at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival August 4-8. (more...)

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

The Matrix Theatre Co Presents NEIGHBORS, Previews 8/19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2010

Subtitled 'A Play with Cartoons,' Neighbors is guaranteed to be the most provocative play you'll see this year. Following on the heels of last season's multiple award-winning production of Stick Fly, Joseph Stern's Matrix Theatre Company is back with Brenden Jacobs-Jenkins' shocking, explosive, and wildly theatrical new play that examines race relations in post-racial America. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: La Jolla Playhouse Presents MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 26, 2010

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

Theatre Puget Sound Presents ARTS CRUSH This October
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2010

Engage your senses this October with ARTS CRUSH. All month long Theatre Puget Sound (TPS) challenges residents and visitors around Puget Sound to 'GET CRUSHED' with hundreds and hundreds of special one-time arts events, discounts and free activities. Currently over 150 arts organizations from all arts disciplines have signed up to participate in a variety of ways, and more groups are expected to join in the coming weeks. (more...)

Rogue Machine's FOUR PLACES Receives Extension Through 8/29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2010

What starts as an innocent lunch between a septuagenarian Mom and her two adult children degenerates into a fierce game of cat and mouse which leads to a confession that will radically upset the lives of the entire family. In Joel Drake Johnson's darkly humorous play, a weekly family outing takes some unimaginable turns. (more...)

Royal & Derngate Announce Their Autumn Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2010

From the opulent 16th Century Amalfi court to the beautiful, serene landscape of the Italian Riviera in the 1950s, the Royal & Derngate's pairing of plays for the Autumn season chooses Italy as the stage for two psychological dramas incorporating deception, love, murder and revenge. (more...)

TimeLine Presents Chicago Premiere of FROST/NIXON 8/21-10/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2010

TimeLine Theatre Company opens its 2010-11 season with the Chicago premiere of Frost/Nixon by Peter Morgan, directed by TimeLine Associate Artist Louis Contey. Frost/Nixon runs August 21 - October 10, 2010 (previews August 17 through August 20) at TimeLine Theatre, 615 W. Wellington Ave., Chicago. (more...)

Alessi, Ebert, et al. Lead Roundabout's BRIEF ENCOUNTER; Opens at Studio 54 Sept. 28, 2010
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2010

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) in association with David Pugh & Dafydd Rogers and Cineworld has announced the full Broadway company for Kneehigh Theatre's production of Noël Coward's Brief Encounter, adapted and directed by Emma Rice. (more...)

A.R.T. Presents CABARET Starring Amanda Palmer 8/31-10/29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2010

American Repertory Theater announces the cast and creative team for CABARET by Kander and Ebb, directed by Steven Bogart and starring Amanda Palmer as the Emcee (more...)

MERCHANT OF VENICE to Transfer to Broadway; Opens Oct. 19 at Broadhurst Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2010

Following a sold-out, eight week run at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park, The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson), Jeffrey Richards and Jerry Frankel announced today that they will transfer Daniel Sullivan's critically acclaimed production of THE MERCHANT OF VENICE to Broadway this fall. Al Pacino will reprise his celebrated performance as Shylock for 78 performances only, beginning Tuesday, October 19 at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 W. 44th Street) and running through Sunday, January 9. Complete casting to be announced at a later date. (more...)

California Central Coast Theatre Closes STRONG at Month's End!
by Curt Miner - Jul 26, 2010

As we come to the last week of July, the theatre and live performance venues here on the California Central Coast have some WONDERFUL entertainment values for you to wile away a beautiful summer afternoon or evening! (more...)

Inner City Youth Overcome Struggles through Program at Stella Adler
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2010

The Stella Adler Studio of Acting's Outreach Division will perform Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet' on August 6th after a free five-week intensive for underprivileged New York City youth. (more...)

PIGEONS, KNISHES and ROCKETTES Comes To FringeNYC This August Thru 8/24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2010

There's nothing like New York City during the holiday season...especially when it's 90 degrees outside! (more...)

Water Works and Terp Theatre Present The Two Gentlemen of Verona 7/25-8/6
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2010

Water Works Theatre Company and Terp Theatre have partnered to bring Shakespeare's The Two Gentlemen of Verona to life for hearing and deaf audiences. (more...)

New York City Opera's VOX Contemporary Opera Lab 2010 is Cued Up on Q2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2010

New York City Opera's VOX Contemporary American Opera Lab, a free annual festival that showcases new American opera, will be featured this Sunday, July 25 at 2pm in an exclusive webcast on Cued Up on Q2 on Classical 105.9 WQXR's twenty four-hour contemporary classical music stream, Q2. (more...)

Lea Delaria Live! At The Manor Emperor Showroom Opens July 30th
by Beau Higgins - Jul 25, 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...)

The Fountain Theatre Presents OPUS 6/19- 7/25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 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...)

Dallas Theatre Presents BIRD/PLANE/SUPERMAN, 6/18-7/25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2010

Dallas Theater Center proudly presents 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, June 18 - July 25, at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theater at the AT&T Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Canopy Theatre Co Closes TWELFTH NIGHT 7/24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 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...)

RIALTO CHATTER: Superman Headed to Broadway?
by Rialto Chatter - Jul 23, 2010

In today's New York Post, columnist Michael Riedel notes that several New York producers have been down to see the show and that 'Superman' will surely have a life beyond Dallas, although some rights issues have to be cleared with DC Comics if it's to return to Broadway. As the Dallas Theater Center discovered, the show has a built-in audience.' (more...)

Bond, Hanson, Cowan, Stirling Lead AN IDEAL HUSBAND at the Vaudeville Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2010

Oscar Wilde's much loved play, An Ideal Husband returns to the West End for the first time in over 10 years. Directed by Lindsay Posner and starring Samantha Bond, Elliott Cowan, Alexander Hanson and Rachael Stirling, An Ideal Husband will open at the Vaudeville Theatre for previews from 4 November 2010. (more...)

Carroll, Cooper & More Set For Almedia's HOUSE OF GAMES, Previews Sept 9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2010

Lindsay Posner will direct Richard Bean's new stage version of David Mamet's film, House of Games previewing from 9 September and running until 6 November, with press night on 16 September. Designs are by Peter McKintosh with lighting by Paul Pyant and music by Django Bates. House of Games is sponsored by Aspen. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sonnet Rep Presents TWELFTH NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2010

Following their sold out run of Richard II, Sonnet Repertory Theatre presents Twelfth Night at The Theatre at St. Clement's this July. Director Michael Lluberes brings a new vision of Twelfth Night to the Sonnet Rep stage. By turns sad and hilarious, this Twelfth Night is an exploration of love in all its forms: obsessive, beautiful, sexy, manic and mad. (more...)

Sonnet Repertory Theatre Presents TWELFTH NIGHT 7/23-8/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2010

Following their sold out run of Richard II, Sonnet Repertory Theatre presents Twelfth Night at The Theatre at St. Clement's this July. Director Michael Lluberes brings a new vision of Twelfth Night to the Sonnet Rep stage. By turns sad and hilarious, this Twelfth Night is an exploration of love in all its forms: obsessive, beautiful, sexy, manic and mad. (more...)

A Noise Within Celebrates Groundbreaking For New Home In Pasadena
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2010

A Noise Within (ANW), the acclaimed classical repertory theatre company, broke ground on its highly anticipated 300-seat permanent home, hailed as an anchor in East Pasadena's arts expansion, on Tuesday, July 20, 2010. (more...)

Cast Announced for THE CAPEMAN Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2010

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis, Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announced initial casting today for the concert version of Paul Simon's THE CAPEMAN, running August 14-16 at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. All performances for the three night concert version of THE CAPEMAN will be at 8 p.m. Free tickets will be distributed the day of the show. (more...)

Lea Delaria Live! At The Manor Emperor Showroom 7/30-31
by Beau Higgins - Jul 22, 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...)

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

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

First Folio Theatre Presents TWELFTH NIGHT Through 8/8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 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...)

New York City Opera's VOX Contemporary Opera Lab 2010 is Cued Up on Q2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2010

New York City Opera's VOX Contemporary American Opera Lab, a free annual festival that showcases new American opera, will be featured this Sunday, July 25 at 2pm in an exclusive webcast on Cued Up on Q2 on Classical 105.9 WQXR's twenty four-hour contemporary classical music stream, Q2. (more...)

Ruskin Group Theatre Presents ALL MY SONS, Opens 8/14
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2010

Ruskin Group Theatre presents ALL MY SONS, the multi-award winning classic by Arthur Miller. (more...)

Shakespeare for Kids to Open at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2010

Romeo and Juliet and their zany Robot take Shakespeare's masterpiece and break-dance it down for kids in the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's Shakespeare for Kids. The production runs July 28-31 and August 3-7 at 10am at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts at DeSales University. (more...)

Photo Flash: La Jolla Playhouse Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2010

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

LOVE, LOSS AND WHAT I WORE Plays Toronto, 7/21 - 9/4
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2010

Paula Brancati, Lauren Collins, Wendy Crewson, Cynthia Dale, Andrea Martin, and Louise Pitre are officially set to be the first cast of the Toronto production of LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT I WORE. As in the initial New York staging of the play by Nora and Delia Ephron, the production will feature a company of six that rotates in four-week cycles. The next cast will be announced in the next upcoming weeks. (more...)

Ferguson Talks Shakespeare in the Park, Emmy Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2010

NPR's Michael Portantiere interviewed Jesse Tyler Ferguson, who is currently performing in Shakespeare in the Park's THE WINTER'S TALE and THE MERCHANT OF VENICE and who was recently nominated for an Emmy Award for his performance on 'Modern Family.' Ferguson talked about performing in Central Park ('it's honestly my favorite place to work'), the multiple Emmy nominations for actors playing gay characters ('I think we're all being recognized because the characters are well developed'), and which fellow Emmy nominee he would switch roles with ('Probably Jane Lynch on GLEE. That would be fun!'). To read the full interview, click here. (more...)

Olney Theatre Center Announces Season 2011
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2010

A prodigal son. A bunch of adolescent overachievers. An accused husband and his willful wife. These are among the unique characters of Olney Theatre Center's 73rd season. (more...)

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