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NY Festival of Song Premieres BEAUTIFUL OHIO 5/4, 5/6
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 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...)

Astoria PAC Presents CHILDREN OF EDEN 5/6 - 5/22, Opens 5/8
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2010

Astoria Performing Arts Center is pleased to announce their production of the Stephen Schwartz musical Children of Eden, choreography by Christine O'Grady, musical direction by Lilli Wosk, and directed by Tom Wojtunik. (more...)

Original Cast Reprises Roles At 59E59 For THE HOUSEWIVES OF MANNHEIM 5/6-6/6
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2010

59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer) announces that the original cast from the New Jersey Rep production will reprise their roles for the NYC premiere Alan Brody's THE HOUSEWIVES OF MANNHEIM, coming to Americas Off Broadway from May 6 - June 6. (more...)

Impact Theatre Presents TWELFTH NIGHT, Runs 5/6-6/12
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 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...)

NY Festival Of Song Presents 'The Newest Deal' 5/4, 5/6
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 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...)

NEW YORK FESTIVAL OF SONG To Present All New Program 5/6
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 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...)

Firecat Productions Cancels A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2010

Firecat Productions has announced that Zombie Joe's adaptation of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream has been postponed indefinitely. Firecat Productions is currently seeking an alternate performance space. (more...)

Chicago Shakespeare Presents THE EMPEROR'S NEW CLOTHES 6/30-8/29
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 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...)

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Plays At Hermosa Beach Playhouse 5/25-6/6
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2010

Civic Light Opera of South Bay Cities and Executive Producer James A. Blackman, III proudly present A Midsummer Night's Dream written by William Shakespeare and directed by Ovation Award winner Stephanie A. Coltrin. The show opens with previews May 26, 27, 28 and the Gala Press Opening night will be Friday, March 29 at the Hermosa Beach Playhouse. This is the final show in the 2009/2010 Season for the Playhouse. (more...)

Georgia Shakespeare Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 5/5-5/9
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2010

Shake at the Lake 2010 will feature a week-long run of last summer's hit A Midsummer Night's Dream in the heart of Piedmont Park May 5 - 9. (more...)

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

Theatricum Summer Season Kicks Off With HAMLET & MIDSUMMER 6/6
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2010

Theatricum Botanicum kicks off its 2010 Summer Repertory Season with two offerings from the Bard. Artistic director Ellen Geer directs Hamlet, opening on Saturday, June 5 at 8 pm. Melora Marshall directs Theatricum's one-of-a-kind, signature production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, opening on Sunday, June 6 at 3:30 pm. (more...)

Cross-Eyed Bear Productions Hosts EARNEST Reading 5/5 At The Irish Rogue
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2010

Cross Eyed Bear Productions is pleased to present a one-night benefit staged reading of The Importance of Being Earnest, written by Oscar Wilde, starring cast members of the upcoming The Thyme of the Season, a new Sequel to A Midsummer Night's Dream. The reading will feature the cast in roles they would ordinarily not be cast in, due to age, sex, or race. (more...)

NESE Begins Rehearsals For OTHELLO, Opens 5/21
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2010

The NorthEast Shakespeare Ensemble (NESE) has begun rehearsals for its production of Shakespeare's monumental tragedy, Othello, with the strongest cast in its seven-year history. Directed by NESE Artistic Director John Goodlin, Othello will run for eight performances from May 21 through May 30 at Colby-Sawyer College's Sawyer Center Theater in New London. (more...)

Casting Announced for Cromer-Directed STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE at Writer's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2010

Writers' Theatre Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma announce casting for Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire, directed by David Cromer. The cast includes Natasha Lowe (Blanche), Matt Hawkins (Stanley), Danny McCarthy (Mitch), Jenn Engstrom (Eunice), Loren Lazarine (Steve), Esteban Andres Cruz (Pablo), Stacy Stoltz (Stella), Carolyn E. Nelson (Colored Woman/Matron), Derek Hasenstab (Doctor) and Ryan Hallahan (Young Collector). (more...)

NY Festival of Song Premieres BEAUTIFUL OHIO 5/4, 5/6
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 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...)

NY Festival Of Song Presents 'The Newest Deal' 5/4, 5/6
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 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...)

Colin Donnell, Stephanie Umoh & More Set For ART's JOHNNY BASEBALL 5/14-6/27
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 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...)

NEW YORK FESTIVAL OF SONG To Present All New Program 5/4, 5/6
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 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...)

Houston Grand Opera Studio Artists Awarded at Plácido Domingo Operalia Competition
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2010

Houston Grand Opera Studio artist, Nathaniel Peake won the Zarzuela prize and Studio alumnus Ryan McKinny won the Birgit Nilsson prize at Placido Domingo's Operalia competition on Sunday, May 2. The weeklong worldwide competition took place this year at famed Milanese opera house Teatro alla Scala- this was the first time the contest has been hosted in Italy. (more...)

Cross-Eyed Bear Productions Hosts EARNEST Reading 5/5 At The Irish Rogue
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2010

Cross Eyed Bear Productions is pleased to present a one-night benefit staged reading of The Importance of Being Earnest, written by Oscar Wilde, starring cast members of the upcoming The Thyme of the Season, a new Sequel to A Midsummer Night's Dream. The reading will feature the cast in roles they would ordinarily not be cast in, due to age, sex, or race. (more...)

Shakespeare Salon Presents Making Shakespeare In The Park With Ferguson, Lind 5/24
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2010

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) will continue its popular Shakespeare Salon series on Monday, May 24 at 6 p.m. Shakespeare Initiative Director Barry Edelstein will moderate a discussion on 'Making Shakespeare in the Park: Onstage and Backstage,' featuring a cross-section of cast, crew and creative team members from this summer's repertory productions of The Winter's Tale and The Merchant of Venice at Shakespeare in the Park. (more...)

Northern Stage Closes the Curtain on GREATER TUNA, 5/2
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2010

Northern Stage's production of the Off-Broadway smash Greater Tuna will end its run May 2nd. This madcap romp features two veteran Northern Stage actors, Scott Cote (Beauty & the Beast, Cabaret, Moon Over Buffalo) and Kevin Loreque (I Am My Own Wife, The Full Monty, CATS, The Elephant Man, Cabaret,) playing 19 characters-men, women, even Yippy the dog-in 90 minutes. With 15-second costume changes and rapid-fire humor, this promises to be an audience favorite. (more...)

Jesse Tyler Ferguson Says He's Intimidated to Work with Al Pacino
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2010

Jesse Tyler Ferguson, who will be appearing in both THE MERCHANT OF VENICE and THE WINTER'S TALE at Shakespeare in the Park shows this summer at the Delacorte Theatre sat down alongside costar Lily Rabe to discuss the shows and their experiences working on them. (more...)

Theater Breaking Through Barriers Premieres BASS FOR PICASSO, 5/2
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2010

Theater Breaking Through Barriers (TBTB) will present the world premiere of Kate Moira Ryan's BASS FOR PICASSO beginning May 2nd at the Kirk Theatre on Theatre Row. Previews for the show will begin April 17th and the show will run through May 23rd. (more...)

Chicago Opera Theater Ends Run of JASON (Giasone), 5/2
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2010

Chicago Opera Theater (COT) will close the second production of their 2010 Spring Festival Season - Cavalli's Jason (Giasone) on May 2 at the Harris Theater in Millennium Park. (more...)

Cleveland Play House Closes BILL W AND DR. BOB, 5/2
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2010

The Midwest premiere of Bill W. and Dr. Bob is an inspirational, gripping and timely story about the men and their wives whose relationships pioneered the beginning of Alcoholics Anonymous and the creation of Al-Anon. The production will close May 2nd. (more...)

Richard Briers, Janet Suzman Set For Almeida's SONNET 155 May 2, May 9 & May 16
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2010

Tim Arnold's New Studio Album SONNET 155 will play 3 ‘Exclusive' Performances at the Almeida Theatre May 2nd, 9th and 16th @ 7pm. One rock band. One string quartet. Two opera singers. Three actors. (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse to Premiere LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE Musical, 2/15/11-3/17/11
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2010

La Jolla Playhouse announced today an exciting new production for its 2010/11 subscription season: the world premiere musical Little Miss Sunshine. The Tony Award-winning creative team of composer/lyricist William Finn and writer/director James Lapine, who previously collaborated on the Tony Award-winning musicals Falsettos and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, will bring their latest project to the Playhouse. The production will run February 15 - March 27, 2011 in the Mandell Weiss Theatre. (more...)

THE WHO'S TOMMY Comes To CRT, Runs 4/22-5/1
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 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...)

THE FANTASTICKS To Open In London At Duchess Theatre In May 2010
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2010

Directed by Amon Miyamoto, a new production of this much-loved musical will invigorate and illuminate the show with fresh visual, emotional and musical energy. (more...)

Laurel Mill's Teen Theater Hosts Auditions For A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM 4/29, 5/1
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2010

Laurel Mill Playhouse, 508 Main Street, Laurel, Md. will hold auditions for 23 teenagers on Thursday, April 29 at 7pm and Saturday, May 1 at 10am for this Shakespearean comedy. Director Michael Hartsfield requests the teenagers auditioning have twenty to thirty lines of any monologue from a Shakespeare play prepared for the audition. Memorization is not necessary. (more...)

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

Photo Flash: Firecat Productions' A MIDSUMMER NIGHTÂ'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 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...)

Ruskin Group Theatre Presents The World Premiere Of JESSE BOY, Opens 4/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2010

Ruskin Group Theatre is proud to present their second world premiere production during the 2010 season. Robert Mollohan's new play is a Southern Gothic tale of one family, trapped by its own tradition. An obsession with one of America's famous icons helps to lift their spirits, and to invest in the dream that American pop culture promises. (more...)

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

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

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

Laurel Mill's Teen Theater Hosts Auditions For A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM 4/29, 5/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2010

Laurel Mill Playhouse, 508 Main Street, Laurel, Md. will hold auditions for 23 teenagers on Thursday, April 29 at 7pm and Saturday, May 1 at 10am for this Shakespearean comedy. Director Michael Hartsfield requests the teenagers auditioning have twenty to thirty lines of any monologue from a Shakespeare play prepared for the audition. Memorization is not necessary. (more...)

Shakespeare's Globe Revitalises Fading Tradition of Touring Shakespeare
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2010

Shakespeare's Globe will take to the road again this summer for its fourth year of regional touring. This year, the Globe will revive its 2009 productions of The Comedy of Errors and A Midsummer Night's Dream between April and September, which will exchange venues to reach new audiences. (more...)

Theater Ten Ten Presents TWELFTH NIGHT 4/29-5/23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2010

Theater Ten Ten, is very pleased to announce its spring 2010 production, an alluring Elizabethan/Moroccan flavored production of William Shakespeare's TWELFTH NIGHT. 'Twelfth Night' runs four weeks, five performances a week from Thursday, April 29th through Sunday, May 23rd, 2010 in New York City, then tours to Hunter Mountain, New York. (more...)

Metropolitan Opera Announces Cast Change For ARMIDA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2010

In the Saturday, May 1 matinee performance of Rossini's Armida, Barry Banks will sing the role of Gernando in addition to the scheduled role of Carlo, as he did for the April 27 performance. He replaces José Manuel Zapata, who is ill. (more...)

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

Donnell, Umoh & More Set For ART's JOHNNY BASEBALL 5/16-6/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 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...)

The Storm Theatre & Blackfriars Repertory Present AS YOU LIKE IT 4/30-5/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 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...)

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...)

Broadway Chatterbox Welcomes Michael Urie 4/29, Benefits BC/EFA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2010

Michael Urie is the special guest tomorrow, Thursday, April 29th at 6:00 pm at 'Seth Rudetsky's Broadway Chatterbox' at Don't Tell Mama, 343 West 46th Street (Restaurant Row). The Celebrity Interview series benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids. There is a $10.00 cover charge & 2 drink minimum per person; cash only. (more...)

Know Theatre Extends Tony Kushner's ANGELS IN AMERICA Through 5/15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2010

Now extended through May 15, Angels in America has continued to sell out. We are very pleased to allow more people to share this beautiful story. (more...)

2010/11 Education Series Announced For The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2010

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center is pleased to announce the 2010/11 Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Education Series which brings classroom lessons to life for students in the Fox Cities and throughout Northeast Wisconsin. (more...)

Changchien, Kim, Lee Cast In YEAR ZERO At Second Stage Theatre 5/18-6/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2010

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director) kicks off this summer's Second Stage Theatre Uptown Series with the New York premiere of Year Zero, written by Michael Golamco (Cowboy versus Samurai). (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...)

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