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Christine Lahti to Lead Signature Theatre's PRIDE IN THE FALLS OF AUTREY MILL; Limited Engagement Set for 10/15-12/8Christine Lahti to Lead Signature Theatre's PRIDE IN THE FALLS OF AUTREY MILL; Limited Engagement Set for 10/15-12/8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2013

Signature Theatre is pleased to announce the casting of award winner Christine Lahti (Running on Empty, Swing Shift,Chicago Hope) in this fall's world-premiere drama Pride in the Falls of Autrey Mill, written by Paul Downs Colaizzo (Really Really). Lahti, whose acclaimed 30-year career in theatre, television and film places her in the highest echelon of American actresses, joins this fall's production under the direction of Shakespeare Theatre Company Artistic Director Michael Kahn, who returns to Signature for the first time in nearly twenty years. Casting for the remaining three roles will be announced shortly. (more...)

Joe Manganiello Leads Yale Rep's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, Beg. TonightJoe Manganiello Leads Yale Rep's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2013

Yale Repertory Theatre has announced that Rene Augesen will play Blanche DuBois and Joe Manganiello will play Stanley Kowalski in its first-ever production of A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, the Pulitzer Prize winning masterpiece by Tennessee Williams. Directed by Mark Rucker, the production, which will open Yale Rep's 2013-14 season, will play tonight, September 20-October 12, at the University Theatre (222 York Street). (more...)

Ka-Tet Theatre Presents LYDIE BREEZE at Greenhouse Theater Center, Now thru 11/10Ka-Tet Theatre Presents LYDIE BREEZE at Greenhouse Theater Center, Now thru 11/10
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2013

Ka-Tet Theatre Company is pleased to present Lydie Breeze by John Guare, directed by Jeremy Garrett, playing tonight, October 12 - November 10, 2013 at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Avenue in Chicago. (more...)

Photo Flash: Ka-Tet Theatre Company Presents  Lydie Breeze  By John Guare October 12 – November 10, 2013Photo Flash: Ka-Tet Theatre Company Presents Lydie Breeze By John Guare October 12 – November 10, 2013
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2013

Ka-Tet Theatre Company will present Lydie Breeze by John Guare, directed by Jeremy Garrett, playing October 12 - November 10, 2013 at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Avenue in Chicago. Tickets will be available online at www.greenhousetheater.org or by calling the Greenhouse Theater Box Office at (773) 404-7336. (more...)

Official: Joe Manganiello to Lead Yale Rep's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIREOfficial: Joe Manganiello to Lead Yale Rep's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2013

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) has announced that Rene Augesen will play Blanche DuBois and Joe Manganiello will play Stanley Kowalski in its first-ever production of A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, the Pulitzer Prize winning masterpiece by Tennessee Williams. Directed by Mark Rucker, the production, which will open Yale Rep's 2013-14 season, will play September 20-October 12, at the University Theatre (222 York Street). (more...)

Lark and FONCA Announce 2013 Mexico/U.S. Word Exchange Playwrights; Readings Set for 12/14-16Lark and FONCA Announce 2013 Mexico/U.S. Word Exchange Playwrights; Readings Set for 12/14-16
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2013

The Lark Play Development Center in collaboration with Mexico's National Fund for Culture and Arts (FONCA) is pleased to announce the 2013 Mexico/ U.S. Playwright Exchange Program. For the eighth year the Lark will host playwrights from Mexico and pair them with bilingual U.S. playwrights, actors, and directors for a ten day cultural exploration that establishes ongoing channels of communication between artists in both countries. (more...)

Amanda Quaid, Frank Wood and More Join Larry Pine in Lucas Hnath's Disney Play at Soho Rep; Full Cast Announced!Amanda Quaid, Frank Wood and More Join Larry Pine in Lucas Hnath's Disney Play at Soho Rep; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2013

Soho Rep has announced casting and an official opening date for the world premiere of Lucas Hnath's play A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney. (more...)

Sherie Rene Scott to Bring PIECE OF MEAT to 54 Below, 6/17-29Sherie Rene Scott to Bring PIECE OF MEAT to 54 Below, 6/17-29
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2013

Sherie Rene Scott returns to 54 Below for the highly-anticipated reprise of her acclaimed show 'Piece Of Meat' for a limited two-week engagement. 'Piece Of Meat' is an exhilarating evening about human desires - carnal, culinary and otherwise. Ms. Scott explores her singular storytelling and musical abilities with songs by Joni Mitchell, Paul McCartney, Talking Heads, Pete Townshend, Annie Lennox, Dire Straits, Buddy Holly, Kate Bush and Noah & The Whale, along with original compositions by music directorTodd Almond. The show features musical staging by Michele Lynch and direction by Lear Debessonett. (more...)

New York Theatre Workshop Spring Gala, Honoring James C. Nicola, Set for TonightNew York Theatre Workshop Spring Gala, Honoring James C. Nicola, Set for Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2013

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) has announced that its 2013 Spring Gala, honoring Artistic Director James C. Nicola in celebration of 25 years of service to the organization, takes place tonight, Monday, May 20 at Tribeca Rooftop. (more...)

John Guare Makes Off-Broadway Debut in THREE KINDS OF EXILE TonightJohn Guare Makes Off-Broadway Debut in THREE KINDS OF EXILE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2013

Atlantic Theater Company welcomes Olivier and two time Tony Award winning playwright John Guare, who will make his Off Broadway acting debut in the world premiere production of his new play 3 KINDS OF EXILE, directed by Atlantic artistic director Neil Pepe, featuring Atlantic ensemble members Peter Maloney and David Pittu and guest artists Alison Cimmet, Jeffrey Kuhn, Jacquelyn Landgraf, Martin Moran, Kate Rigg, Omar Sangare and Timothy Splain. (more...)

Workshop of SCARY MUSICAL...THE MUSICAL! Set for York Theatre Today, March 8Workshop of SCARY MUSICAL...THE MUSICAL! Set for York Theatre Today, March 8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2013

'SCARY MUSICAL… The Musical!', with Book by Richard Hochberg and Music and Lyrics by Richard Hochberg and Michael Paternostro, will be directed by Daniel Goldstein and produced by Kevin Spirtas in a workshop presentation slated for February 2013. (more...)

JOHN GUARE: A YOUNGARTS MASTERCLASS Airs on HBO TodayJOHN GUARE: A YOUNGARTS MASTERCLASS Airs on HBO Today
by TV News Desk - Mar 4, 2013

Each year, thousands of high school students apply to the National YoungArts Foundation to be mentored by the world's leading artists. In this all-new YoungArts MasterClass special, JOHN GUARE: A YOUNGARTS MASTERCLASS, award-winning playwright John Guare prepares three talented mentees, Caroline Durlacher, Sharon Jan and Drew Dickerson for a career in writing. The special will air today, March 4 at 7:30pm EST/6:30pm CT on HBO and HBOGO. It will be available on HBO ON-DEMAND starting Tuesday, March 5. (more...)

Amanda Quaid, Frank Wood and More Join Larry Pine in Lucas Hnath's Disney Play at Soho Rep; Full Cast Announced!Amanda Quaid, Frank Wood and More Join Larry Pine in Lucas Hnath's Disney Play at Soho Rep; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2013

Soho Rep has announced casting and an official opening date for the world premiere of Lucas Hnath's play A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney. (more...)

Carl Lumbly to Star in San Francisco Playhouse's THE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT, 1/29-3/18Carl Lumbly to Star in San Francisco Playhouse's THE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT, 1/29-3/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2013

San Francisco Playhouse Bill English, Artistic Director and Susi Damilano, Producing Director start the new year off with a bang. Continuing the company's Tenth Season, now in their new venue at 450 Post Street, San Francisco Playhouse presents the West Coast premiere of the the raucous comedy,The Motherf**ker with the Hat, directed by Bill English. Press Opening is February 2nd. (more...)

Artes de la Rosa Announces IN THE HEIGHTS CastingArtes de la Rosa Announces IN THE HEIGHTS Casting
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2013

Artes de la Rosa has announced that Matt Ransdell Jr. will star as the coffee serving love sick rapping bodega owner, Usnavi in the Artes de la Rosa production of IN THE HEIGHTS receiving its Fort Worth Premiere this May at The Rose Marine Theater. Adam Adolfo and Elise Lavallee, who previously collaborated on the North Texas premiere of the tango operita Maria de Buenos Aires, reunite as Producer/Director and Associate Director/ Choreographer, respectively. Musical Direction is by Kristin Spires who conducts the 9-piece orchestra featuring the original tour orchestration. (more...)

Christine Lahti and Treat Williams Join the Cast of THE LION IN WINTER at Berkshire Theatre GroupChristine Lahti and Treat Williams Join the Cast of THE LION IN WINTER at Berkshire Theatre Group
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2013

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Nikki M. James, Sherrie Rene Scott & More Set for 54 Below this WeekNikki M. James, Sherrie Rene Scott & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2013

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, the performance venue located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. 54 Below also launched its series of late night events. Joining Tuesday nights' popular "Backstage" with Susie Mosheris the "54 Piano Bar," a new vocal competition - 'The Callback," and more: (more...)

Sherie Renee Scott to Record 54 Below Show PIECE OF MEAT, Release New SingleSherie Renee Scott to Record 54 Below Show PIECE OF MEAT, Release New Single
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2013

In addition, Scott will be recording "Piece Of Meat," her current show at 54 Below. Scott will perform the highly-anticipated return engagement of her acclaimed evening through June 29. Details of the recording will be announced at a later date. For updates on the album, please visit: www.sh-k-boom.com/sherierenescott-pieceofmeat. (more...)

Sherie Rene Scott to Record A PIECE OF MEAT Show at 54 Below!Sherie Rene Scott to Record A PIECE OF MEAT Show at 54 Below!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2013

SHERIE RENE SCOTT has announced the release of a special digital single version of "The Folks Who Live on the Hill" - the classic 1937 pop standard with music by Jerome Kern and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II - with acclaimed pianist BILL CHARLAP on her label Ghostlight Records. The "B-side" is "Nothing Is Too Wonderful To Be True," by Scott and Charlap, which previously appeared as a bonus track on the label's Grammy-nominated Broadway recording of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, starring Ms. Scott. The tracks were produced by Kurt Deutsch andJoel Moss (more...)

Sherie Rene Scott, Norbert Leo Butz & More Set for 54 Below this WeekSherie Rene Scott, Norbert Leo Butz & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2013

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, the performance venue located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. 54 Below also launched its series of late night events. Joining Tuesday nights' popular "Backstage" with Susie Mosheris the "54 Piano Bar," a new vocal competition - 'The Callback," and more: (more...)

Sherie Rene Scott Brings PIECE OF MEAT to 54 Below, Now thru 6/29Sherie Rene Scott Brings PIECE OF MEAT to 54 Below, Now thru 6/29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2013

Sherie Rene Scott returns to 54 Below for the highly-anticipated reprise of her acclaimed show 'Piece Of Meat' for a limited two-week engagement. 'Piece Of Meat' is an exhilarating evening about human desires - carnal, culinary and otherwise. Ms. Scott explores her singular storytelling and musical abilities with songs by Joni Mitchell, Paul McCartney, Talking Heads, Pete Townshend, Annie Lennox, Dire Straits, Buddy Holly, Kate Bush and Noah & The Whale, along with original compositions by music directorTodd Almond. The show features musical staging by Michele Lynch and direction by Lear Debessonett. (more...)

Official: Joe Manganiello to Lead Yale Rep's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIREOfficial: Joe Manganiello to Lead Yale Rep's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2013

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) has announced that Rene Augesen will play Blanche DuBois and Joe Manganiello will play Stanley Kowalski in its first-ever production of A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, the Pulitzer Prize winning masterpiece by Tennessee Williams. Directed by Mark Rucker, the production, which will open Yale Rep's 2013-14 season, will play September 20-October 12, at the University Theatre (222 York Street). (more...)

Sherie Rene Scott's PIECE OF MEAT Now Available For Pre-Order NotificationSherie Rene Scott's PIECE OF MEAT Now Available For Pre-Order Notification
by Pat Cerasaro - Jan 7, 2014

The original cast recording for Sherie Rene Scott's unique one-woman show PIECE OF MEAT is now available for pre-pre-order via a waiting list on the official site. (more...)

Kathy Scambiatterra, Frank Nall & More to Star in LES PARENTS TERRIBLES at  Artistic HomeKathy Scambiatterra, Frank Nall & More to Star in LES PARENTS TERRIBLES at Artistic Home
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

Cupid's arrows fly anywhere but straight in French playwright Jean Cocteau's Les Parents Terribles. A raucous romp of love and lust that hits right in the heart of the family, Les Parents Terribles opens March 2, 2014, at The Artistic Home. (more...)

Ronald Guttman, Susi Damilano and Stacy Ross to Star in San Francisco Playhouse's BAUER, 3/18-4/19Ronald Guttman, Susi Damilano and Stacy Ross to Star in San Francisco Playhouse's BAUER, 3/18-4/19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

San Francisco Playhouse presents the world premiere commission of Bauer by Bay Area playwright Lauren Gunderson. (more...)

Connecticut Repertory Theatre's HIS GIRL FRIDAY Opens 2/28Connecticut Repertory Theatre's HIS GIRL FRIDAY Opens 2/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2013

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) will present John Guare's adaptation of His Girl Friday, February 28 - March 10 in the Nafe Katter Theatre, Storrs. For tickets and information, call 860-486-2113 and visit www.crt.uconn.edu. (more...)

Carl Lumbly Stars in San Francisco Playhouse's THE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT, Now thru 3/18Carl Lumbly Stars in San Francisco Playhouse's THE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT, Now thru 3/18
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2013

San Francisco Playhouse Bill English, Artistic Director and Susi Damilano, Producing Director start the new year off with a bang. Continuing the company's Tenth Season, now in their new venue at 450 Post Street, San Francisco Playhouse presents the West Coast premiere of the the raucous comedy,The Motherf**ker with the Hat, directed by Bill English. Press Opening is February 2nd. (more...)

Jonathan Groff, Lindsay Mendez and More Set for MTC's AN INTIMATE NIGHT Benefit TonightJonathan Groff, Lindsay Mendez and More Set for MTC's AN INTIMATE NIGHT Benefit Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2013

Manhattan Theatre Club will present its annual Winter Benefit, an evening of cocktails and dinner followed by a special one-night-only cabaret-style show featuring Broadway's brightest stars tonight, January 28, 2013 at The Allen Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Fredrick P. Rose Hall (Broadway & 60th Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Carl Lumbly and Gabriel Marin in SF Playhouse's THE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HATPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at Carl Lumbly and Gabriel Marin in SF Playhouse's THE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2013

San Francisco Playhouse Bill English, Artistic Director and Susi Damilano, Producing Director start the new year off with a bang. Continuing the company's Tenth Season, now in their new venue at 450 Post Street, San Francisco Playhouse presents the West Coast premiere of the the raucous comedy,The Motherf**ker with the Hat, directed by Bill English. Press Opening is February 2nd. (more...)

Grounded Aerial Brings EMOTIONALLY CHARGED CHOREOGRAPHY AMPLIFIED INTO THE AIR to the Lehman Center TonightGrounded Aerial Brings EMOTIONALLY CHARGED CHOREOGRAPHY AMPLIFIED INTO THE AIR to the Lehman Center Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2014

Artistic Director Karen A. Fuhrman announced that GROUNDED AERIAL, a visceral aerial Dance Company, will present EMOTIONALLY CHARGED CHOREOGRAPHY AMPLIFIED INTO THE AIR tonight, January 25th at 8pm at the Lehman Center for Performing Arts (250 Bedford Park Boulevard, West Bronx). (more...)

LUCKY GUY Box Office Opens Tomorrow, Jan 25LUCKY GUY Box Office Opens Tomorrow, Jan 25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2013

The Broadhurst Theatre box office opens tomorrow, Friday, January 25 at 10:00 AM for LUCKY GUY, starring two-time Academy Award-winner Tom Hanks, in the final work by three-time Academy Award-nominee Nora Ephron and directed by two-time Tony Award-winner George C. Wolfe. The Broadhurst Theatre is located at 235 West 44th Street. The production will play a strictly limited engagement. Opening night is Monday, April 1. Previews begin Friday, March 1. (more...)

Jonathan Groff, Lindsay Mendez and More Set for MTC's AN INTIMATE NIGHT Benefit, 1/28Jonathan Groff, Lindsay Mendez and More Set for MTC's AN INTIMATE NIGHT Benefit, 1/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2013

Manhattan Theatre Club will present its annual Winter Benefit, an evening of cocktails and dinner followed by a special one-night-only cabaret-style show featuring Broadway's brightest stars on Monday, January 28, 2013 at The Allen Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Fredrick P. Rose Hall (Broadway & 60th Street). (more...)

Monika Jolly to Star in World Premiere of THE WHO & THE WHAT at La Jolla Playhouse; Cast Announced!Monika Jolly to Star in World Premiere of THE WHO & THE WHAT at La Jolla Playhouse; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

La Jolla Playhouse announces its final production for its 2013/14 season: the world premiere of The Who & The What, by Ayad Akhtar, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright for Disgraced and author of the acclaimed novel American Dervish, directed by Kimberly Senior (Disgraced), running February 11 - March 9, 2014 (press opening: Wednesday, February 19 at 7:30pm) in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 2/5- John GuareSTAGE TUBE: On This Day 2/5- John Guare
by Stage Tube - Feb 5, 2014

Happy Birthday, John Guare! He is best known as the author of The House of Blue Leaves, Six Degrees of Separation, and Landscape of the Body. Guare has also been involved with musical theatre. His libretto with Mel Shapiro for the musical Two Gentlemen of Verona was a success when it premiered in 1971 and was revived in 2005 at the Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park. It won the two men the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Book of a Musical. He wrote the songs for Landscape of the Body. In 1999, he revised the book of the Cole Porter musical comedy, Kiss Me, Kate for its Broadway revival. He also wrote the book for the Broadway musical Sweet Smell of Success. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 2/5- John GuareSTAGE TUBE: On This Day 2/5- John Guare
by Stage Tube - Feb 5, 2013

Happy Birthday, John Guare! He is best known as the author of The House of Blue Leaves, Six Degrees of Separation, and Landscape of the Body. Guare has also been involved with musical theatre. His libretto with Mel Shapiro for the musical Two Gentlemen of Verona was a success when it premiered in 1971 and was revived in 2005 at the Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park. It won the two men the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Book of a Musical. He wrote the songs for Landscape of the Body. In 1999, he revised the book of the Cole Porter musical comedy, Kiss Me, Kate for its Broadway revival. He also wrote the book for the Broadway musical Sweet Smell of Success. (more...)

JOHN GUARE: A YOUNGARTS MASTERCLASS Special to Air on HBO, 3/4JOHN GUARE: A YOUNGARTS MASTERCLASS Special to Air on HBO, 3/4
by TV News Desk - Feb 28, 2013

Each year, thousands of high school students apply to the National YoungArts Foundation to be mentored by the world's leading artists. In this all-new YoungArts MasterClass special, JOHN GUARE: A YOUNGARTS MASTERCLASS, award-winning playwright John Guare prepares three talented mentees, Caroline Durlacher, Sharon Jan and Drew Dickerson for a career in writing. The special will air Monday, March 4 at 7:30pm EST/6:30pm CT on HBO and HBOGO. It will be available on HBO ON-DEMAND starting Tuesday, March 5. (more...)

Connecticut Repertory Theatre's HIS GIRL FRIDAY Opens TodayConnecticut Repertory Theatre's HIS GIRL FRIDAY Opens Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2013

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) will present John Guare's adaptation of His Girl Friday, tonight, February 28 - March 10 in the Nafe Katter Theatre, Storrs. For tickets and information, call 860-486-2113 and visit www.crt.uconn.edu. (more...)

San Francisco Playhouse to Present World Premiere of BAUERSan Francisco Playhouse to Present World Premiere of BAUER
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

San Francisco Playhouse presents the world premiere commission of Bauer by Bay Area playwright Lauren Gunderson. (more...)

San Francisco Playhouse's THE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT Adds Matinee, 2/17San Francisco Playhouse's THE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT Adds Matinee, 2/17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2013

San Francisco Playhouse Bill English, Artistic Director and Susi Damilano, Producing Director start the new year off with a bang. Continuing the company's Tenth Season, now in their new venue at 450 Post Street, San Francisco Playhouse presents the West Coast premiere of the the raucous comedy,The Motherf**ker with the Hat, directed by Bill English. The show has added a matinee performance this Sunday, February 17 at 2 p.m. (more...)

Monika Jolly Stars in World Premiere of THE WHO & THE WHAT at La Jolla Playhouse, Beg. TonightMonika Jolly Stars in World Premiere of THE WHO & THE WHAT at La Jolla Playhouse, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

La Jolla Playhouse presents its final production for its 2013/14 season: the world premiere of The Who & The What, by Ayad Akhtar, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright for Disgraced and author of the acclaimed novel American Dervish, directed by Kimberly Senior (Disgraced), running tonight, February 11 - March 9, 2014 (press opening: Wednesday, February 19 at 7:30pm) in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre. (more...)

Carl Lumbly to Star in San Francisco Playhouse's THE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT, 1/29-3/18Carl Lumbly to Star in San Francisco Playhouse's THE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT, 1/29-3/18
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2012

San Francisco Playhouse Bill English, Artistic Director and Susi Damilano, Producing Director start the new year off with a bang. Continuing the company's Tenth Season, now in their new venue at 450 Post Street, San Francisco Playhouse presents the West Coast premiere of the the raucous comedy,The Motherf**ker with the Hat, directed by Bill English. Press Opening is February 2nd. (more...)

San Francisco Girls Chorus Continues Its 35th Season with Benjamin Britten's NOYE'S FLUDDE, 3/29San Francisco Girls Chorus Continues Its 35th Season with Benjamin Britten's NOYE'S FLUDDE, 3/29
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2013

San Francisco, CA, December 20, 2013 – The five-time Grammy Award-winning San Francisco Girls Chorus--Lisa Bielawa, Artistic Director and Valérie Sainte-Agathe, Music Director and Principal Conductor—continues its 35th anniversary season with a fully staged production of Benjamin Britten's 1957 opera Noye's Fludde, based on the biblical deluge story, in one performance only, Saturday, March 29, 2014, at 8 pm at Temple Emanu-El in San Francisco. Conducted by Ms. Sainte-Agathe, the cast will feature guest artists Carey Perloff as The Voice of God, bass-baritone Joe Chappell as Noah, mezzo-soprano Silvie Jensen as Mrs. Noah and other soloist roles performed by members of the San Francisco Girls Chorus, to be announced. The production will be staged by Ariel Craft and will feature original art, costumes and set pieces created by members of San Francisco's acclaimed Creativity Explored, supported by a grant from the Creative Work Fund. The evening features the performance and includes a cocktail party and dinner to benefit the San Francisco Girls Chorus. For information and tickets, visitwww.sfgirlschorus.org . (more...)

Lark and FONCA Host 2013 Mexico/U.S. Word Exchange Readings This WeekendLark and FONCA Host 2013 Mexico/U.S. Word Exchange Readings This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2013

The Lark Play Development Center in collaboration with Mexico's National Fund for Culture and Arts (FONCA) is pleased to announce the 2013 Mexico/ U.S. Playwright Exchange Program. For the eighth year the Lark will host playwrights from Mexico and pair them with bilingual U.S. playwrights, actors, and directors for a ten day cultural exploration that establishes ongoing channels of communication between artists in both countries. (more...)

GIANT Original Cast Album Coming in Spring 2013!GIANT Original Cast Album Coming in Spring 2013!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2012

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced today that the cast of the acclaimed epic musical GIANT will enter the recording studio in January to create an original cast album, which will be released by Ghostlight Records in spring 2013. GIANT officially opened at The Public on November 15 and features a book by Sybille Pearson, music and lyrics by Michael John LaChiusa, and direction by Michael Greif. The show will end its limited run at The Public Theater at Astor Place on Sunday, December 16 following a final two-week extension. (more...)

Grounded Aerial to Bring EMOTIONALLY CHARGED CHOREOGRAPHY AMPLIFIED INTO THE AIR to the Lehman Center, 1/25Grounded Aerial to Bring EMOTIONALLY CHARGED CHOREOGRAPHY AMPLIFIED INTO THE AIR to the Lehman Center, 1/25
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2013

Artistic Director Karen A. Fuhrman announced today that GROUNDED AERIAL, a visceral aerial dance company, will present EMOTIONALLY CHARGED CHOREOGRAPHY AMPLIFIED INTO THE AIR on Saturday, January 25th at 8pm at the Lehman Center for Performing Arts (250 Bedford Park Boulevard, West Bronx). (more...)

Christopher McDonald, Peter Gerety, Peter Scolari and More Join Tom Hanks in LUCKY GUYChristopher McDonald, Peter Gerety, Peter Scolari and More Join Tom Hanks in LUCKY GUY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2012

Additional casting has been announced for LUCKY GUY on Broadway. The production stars two-time Academy Award-winner Tom Hanks, making his Broadway debut, in a new play by three-time Academy Award-nominee Nora Ephron and directed by two-time Tony Award-winner George C. Wolfe. (more...)

Ka-Tet Theatre Company to Present LYDIE BREEZE at Greenhouse Theater Center, 10/12-11/10Ka-Tet Theatre Company to Present LYDIE BREEZE at Greenhouse Theater Center, 10/12-11/10
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2013

Ka-Tet Theatre Company is pleased to present Lydie Breeze by John Guare, directed by Jeremy Garrett,playing October 12 - November 10, 2013 at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Avenue in Chicago. Tickets will be available online at www.greenhousetheater.org or by calling the Greenhouse Theater Box Office at (773) 404-7336. (more...)

Amanda Quaid, Frank Wood and More Join Larry Pine in Lucas Hnath's Disney Play at Soho Rep, Beg. TonightAmanda Quaid, Frank Wood and More Join Larry Pine in Lucas Hnath's Disney Play at Soho Rep, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2013

Soho Rep presents the world premiere of Lucas Hnath's play A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney. (more...)

John Guare to Make Off-Broadway Debut in THREE KINDS OF EXILE; Full Cast Announced!John Guare to Make Off-Broadway Debut in THREE KINDS OF EXILE; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2013

Atlantic Theater Company has announced that Olivier and two time Tony Award winning playwright John Guare will make his Off Broadway acting debut in the world premiere production of his new play 3 KINDS OF EXILE, directed by Atlantic artistic director Neil Pepe, featuring Atlantic ensemble members Peter Maloney and David Pittu and guest artists Alison Cimmet, Jeffrey Kuhn, Jacquelyn Landgraf, Martin Moran, Kate Rigg, Omar Sangare and Timothy Splain. (more...)

Christopher Hart, Pamela Mae Davis and More Will Lead Brown Paper Box Co's ALOHA, SAY THE PRETTY GIRLSChristopher Hart, Pamela Mae Davis and More Will Lead Brown Paper Box Co's ALOHA, SAY THE PRETTY GIRLS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2013

Tickets are now on sale for The Brown Paper Box Co.'s upcoming production, ALOHA, SAY THE PRETTY GIRLS, by award-winning playwright Naomi Iizuka. The play will run Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 PM and Sundays at 2:00 PM from May 30-June 16 at the Heartland Studio in Rogers Park (7016 North Glenwood Avenue, Chicago, IL 60626). Tickets can be purchased through www.brownpaperbox.org. (more...)

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