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Keach and Cox Kick Off National Frost/Nixon Tour TONIGHT in Des Moines, IA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2008

Tonight, September 30th the first performance of the national Frost/Nixon tour will begin in Des Moines, IA The 2007 Tony AwardŽ -nominated new play by Peter Morgan, the award-winning author of The Last King of Scotland and The Queen, will run at the Des Moines Civic Center through October 5th. (more...)

Old Globe Presents World Premiere of Itmar Moses' 'Back Back Back'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2008

The Tony AwardŽ-winning Old Globe presents the world premiere of Back Back Back, by Globe Playwright-in-Residence Itamar Moses (The Four of Us, Bach at Leipzig), directed by Davis McCallum, to run in the Globe's arena stage at the San Diego Museum of Art's James S. Copley Auditorium September 19 - October 26 (press opening: Thursday, September 25 at 8pm). Tickets are available by calling (619) 23-GLOBE, online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, or by visiting the Globe Box Office at 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park. (more...)

Brady Schwind to Direct Covina Center's 'Light in the Piazza'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2008

The Covina Center for the Performing Arts' Artistic General Director Patrick Copeland and Artistic Producing Director Phil Miller are proud to announce that Brady Schwind, Artistic Director at The Neighborhood Playhouse in Palos Verdes, will direct CCPA's upcoming production of The Light in the Piazza in its Los Angeles Regional Premiere. (more...)

2ST Announces 'Everyday Rapture' Written By Dick Scanlan and Sherie Rene Scott; Mayer to Direct
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2008

Completing its 30th Anniversary Season, Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director; Ellen Richard, Executive Director) will present EVERYDAY RAPTURE, written by Dick Scanlan (Tony nominee for Thoroughly Modern Millie) and Sherie Rene Scott (Tony nominee for Dirty Rotten Scoundrels), with musical supervision by Tom Kitt (Next to Normal, High Fidelity), directed by Michael Mayer (Tony Award winner for Spring Awakening). (more...)

Dramatists Guild to Present 'A Conversation with Peter Shaffer and John Guare'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2008

The Dramatists Guild of America announces the continuation of their popular DuoLogues seminar series with a conversation between celebrated playwrights Peter Shaffer and John Guare, on Tuesday, October 14, 2008, at 5:30 p.m., at the Dramatists Guild's Frederick Loewe Room, 1501 Broadway (between 43rd and 44th Streets), Suite 710. (more...)

Lili Taylor Stars in 11/2 Reading of Moses' Celebrity Row
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2006

Lili Taylor will appear this Thursday, November 2 at 8:30 at the New Work Now! reading of Itamar Moses's Celebrity Row (more...)

'A Boys' Life' Begins Preview Performances Tonight, 10/2 at Second Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2008

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director; Ellen Richard, Executive Director) will kick off its 30th Anniversary Season with a new production of Howard Korder's comedy, BOYS' LIFE, directed by Michael Greif starting tonight, October 2nd. The official opening will be Monday, October 20th. This 20th Anniversary production of BOYS' LIFE will feature Jason Biggs, Rhys Coiro, and Peter Scanavino as 'the boys' as well as Dan Colman, Michelle Federer, Betty Gilpin, Paloma Guzman, Laura-Leigh, and Stephanie March. (more...)

Dramatists Guild to Present 'A Conversation with Peter Shaffer and John Guare' on 10/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2008

The Dramatists Guild of America announces the continuation of their popular DuoLogues seminar series with a conversation between celebrated playwrights Peter Shaffer and John Guare, on Tuesday, October 14, 2008, at 5:30 p.m., at the Dramatists Guild's Frederick Loewe Room, 1501 Broadway (between 43rd and 44th Streets), Suite 710. (more...)

The Thugs by Adam Bock at Profiles Theatre Oct 29th
by Chicago News Desk - Oct 10, 2008

Profiles Theatre continues its 20th Anniversary Season with the OBIE Award-winning dark comedy The Thugs by Adam Bock, directed by Profiles Artistic Director Joe Jahraus. The production runs October 29-December 14, 2008, at Profiles Theatre, 4147 N. Broadway. The play will run in repertory with Profiles' production of Men of Tortuga, playing through December 7, 2008. The press opening for The Thugs is Wednesday, October 29, 2008, at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Appoints New Managing Director
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2006

Jodi Schoenbrun Carter will join Westport Country Playhouse in Westport, CT, as managing director effective December 10th. (more...)

Pendleton, Welch, Etc. Join Public's Romeo and Juliet
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2007

The Public Theater has announced that casting is complete for Romeo and Juliet, the first production of this summer's Shakespeare in the Park, directed by Michael Grief (more...)

Meryl Streep Joins Soho Rep's Spring Gala '07
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2007

Academy Award-winner Meryl Streep will join previously announced Matt Dillon, Lili Taylor, Joe Pantoliano, and Lois Smith in performances of excerpts from new plays by a host of artists at Soho Rep's Spring Gala '07 (more...)

In The Heights & Spring Awakening Tie at Lortel Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2007

THE LEAGUE OF OFF-BROADWAY THEATRES AND PRODUCERS today presented THE 22nd ANNUAL LUCILLE LORTEL AWARDS FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT OFF-BROADWAY at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Drama League Awards Ceremony and Luncheon
by Walter McBride - May 7, 2006

The 72nd Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony and Luncheon took place on Friday, May 5 at noon at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Times Square and BroadwayWorld was there! (more...)

Jersey Boys, History Boys Among Drama League Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2006

Jersey Boys, The History Boys, Sweeney Todd, Awake and Sing! and Christine Ebersole were chosen today as winners of Drama League Awards (more...)

Albee Honored 5/8; Foote, Guare, Horowitz Discuss Clurman
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2006

On May 8th, Edward Albee will receive the Harold Clurman Lifetime Achievement Award at the Harold Clurman Festival of the Arts, while he, Horton Foote, John Guare and Israel Horowitz will also discuss Clurman that evening (more...)

Parisse, Sparks, Etc. Set for Dedalus Lounge Reading, 5/25
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2007

The Irish Repertory Theatre, led by Artistic Director Charlotte Moore, Managing Director Patrick A. Kelsey, and Producing Director Ciaran O'Reilly, is hosting a New Works Reading Series in support new plays and emerging playwrights. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Soho Rep Spring Gala
by Walter McBride - May 15, 2007

The Obie Award-winning theatre company Soho Rep presented its 2007 Spring Gala, hosted by award-winning actor and director Tim Blake Nelson on Monday, May 14 at 101 Riverviews, and BroadwayWorld was there! (more...)

Grey Gardens Hits Broadway in October w/ Ebersole and Wilson
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2006

Grey Gardens, which recently concluded its sold out World Premiere production at Playwrights Horizons, will open on Broadway this Fall with performances beginning in October at The Walter Kerr Theatre (219 West 48th Street). (more...)

2006 Obie Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2006

The 51st Annual Village Voice Obie Awards, Off Broadway's highest honor, were handed out last tonight at the Skirball Center on the campus of New York University in a ceremony hosted by Lili Taylor and Eric Bogosian presented by S. Epatha Merkerson, Christine Ebersole, Edward Hibbert, Douglas Carter Beane, Phylicia Rashad and Oskar Eustis. (more...)

Sherie Rene Scott To Appear On 'Downstage Center'
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2008

The American Theatre Wing and XM Satellite Radio proudly present an interview with actress Sherie Rene Scott, on their weekly theatrical interview show, 'Downstage Center,' on XM's On Broadway (XM Channel 28). (more...)

Photo Flash: Essential Self-Defense in Previews
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2007

Playwrights Horizons and Edge Theater are presenting the world premiere of Essential Self-Defense, a new play by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Obie Award winner Adam Rapp (more...)

King Hedley Extends at Signature Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2007

Signature Theatre Company (James Houghton, Founding Artistic Director; Kathryn M. Lipuma, Executive Director) announced today that it would extend August Wilson's KING HEDLEY II one additional week since the originally scheduled run has been sold-out for weeks. (more...)

The Civilians' 'Paris Commune' Cast incl. Buddeke, Shamos at Public LAB
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2008

The Public Theater announced complete casting and creative team today for The Civilians' Paris Commune, the third play of the inaugural Public LAB initiative. (more...)

Lenox, Grant, Harris, Etc. Join Williamstown Blithe Spirit
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2007

Performances of Blithe Spirit, Noel Coward's beloved supernatural comedy, begin July 18 on the Main Stage of the Williamstown Theatre Festival. (more...)

Complete Casting Announced for Wilson's Seven Guitars
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2006

Signature Theatre Company (James Houghton, Founding Artistic Director; Kathryn Lipuma, Executive Director) announces complete casting for SEVEN GUITARS, the first play of its 2006-2007 three-play tribute to the works of August Wilson. (more...)

Signature Theatre Co. Names Associate Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2006

Signature Theatre Company (James Houghton, Founding Artistic Director; Kathryn Lipuma, Executive Director) announced today that Beth Whitaker has been promoted to Associate Artistic Director after seven years with the company. In a newly created position, Jennie Greer has joined the staff as Director of Theatre Advancement. (more...)

Casting Announced for Seven Guitars; Opens Wilson Tribute
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2006

Signature Theatre Company (James Houghton, Founding Artistic Director; Kathryn Lipuma, Executive Director) announces complete casting for SEVEN GUITARS, the first play of its 2006-2007 three-play tribute to the works of August Wilson. (more...)

Michael Greif to Direct 'Boys' Life' at Second Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2008

Second Stage Theatre has announced that Tony-nominated director MICHAEL GREIF, who recently staged the company's musical Next to Normal, will direct this fall's 20th Anniversary production of Howard Korder's comedy BOYS' LIFE. (more...)

Frank Langella to Star in Two Upcoming Feature Films
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2007

Tony Award-winner Frank Langella will star in the new independent thriller On the Hook, as well as in the drama Starting Out in the Evening. (more...)

Creel, DeGarmo, Henry, Leung and More Join GODSPELL Cast; Previews Begin September 29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2008

Tony Award nominee Gavin Creel (Thoroughly Modern Millie) and 'American Idol' finalist Diana DeGarmo (Hairspray) will star in the new Broadway production of GODSPELL. The first Broadway revival of the landmark rock musical will officially open on Broadway at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street) on Thursday, October 23, 2008. Previews will begin on Monday, September 29, 2008. (more...)

Creel and DeGarmo To Star In 'Godspell' Opening 10/23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2008

Producers Adam Epstein, Broadway Across America, Stewart F. Lane/Bonnie Comley announced today that Tony Award nominee Gavin Creel (Thoroughly Modern Millie) and 'American Idol' finalist Diana DeGarmo (Hairspray) will star in the new Broadway production of GODSPELL. (more...)

Paper Mill Presents Over 100 Rising New Jersey Stars
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2008

Paper Mill Playhouse is proud to present over 100 New Jersey young artists from Paper Mill's Summer Musical Theatre Conservatory and the outstanding nominees from the Rising Star Awards 2008 as they bound onto the Paper Mill stage in a musical celebration of Paper Mill Playhouse's historic shining stage moments (more...)

BC/EFA Presents Sherie Rene Scott in 'You May Now Worship Me' Benefit March 31
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2008

Broadway Cares/ Equity Fights AIDS is proud to present a one night only performance of You May Now Worship Me, a collection of musical short stories featuring Tony Award nominee Sherie Rene Scott, Monday, March 31 at 8 PM at The Eugene O'Neill Theatre (more...)

Casting Announced for WORKING Production in Chicago Mar. 5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2007

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New Rep On Tour Presents 'Cyrano' to 20 Boston Schools
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2008

New Rep On Tour will close its eighth season with a three-player adaptation of Edmund Rostand's Masterpiece, Cyrano. Over five weeks, beginning March 4, 2008, the Tour will travel to over 20 Boston area schools and reach over 7,000 students. (more...)

Mallin is New Executive Director of Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2007

Signature Theatre Company announced today that Erika Mallin has been named the company's new Executive Director (more...)

Freedman & Guare Discuss The Public's History with Tichler Feb.22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2008

The Public Theater's former Artistic Producer Rosemarie Tichler will host a discussion with acclaimed director Gerald Freedman and Tony Award-winning playwright John Guare entitled 'Looking At The Early Years of the Public Theater.' The discussion will look back at a time of explosive creativity and artistic development in the early years of The Public Theater and Joe Papp's dedication to supporting the work of new playwrights. The discussion will immediately follow the Friday, February 22, 8PM. performance of Adrienne Kennedy's new play Mom, How Did You Meet The Beatles?, the inaugural production of the PUBLIC LAB series. (more...)

Goldenhersh, Sparks, Etc. Set for Rapp's 'Self-Defense'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2007

Heather Goldenhersh and Paul Sparks will star in Adam Rapp's Essential Self-Defense at Playwrights Horizons (more...)

Keach and Cox To Star In National Frost/Nixon Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2008

The full cast for the tour of Frost/Nixon, the 2007 Tony AwardŽ -nominated new play by Peter Morgan, the award-winning author of The Last King of Scotland and The Queen, has been announced. (more...)

Old Globe Presents World Premiere of Itmar Moses' 'Back Back Back'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2008

The Tony AwardŽ-winning Old Globe presents the world premiere of Back Back Back, by Globe Playwright-in-Residence Itamar Moses (The Four of Us, Bach at Leipzig), directed by Davis McCallum, to run in the Globe's arena stage at the San Diego Museum of Art's James S. Copley Auditorium September 19 - October 26 (press opening: Thursday, September 25 at 8pm). Tickets are available by calling (619) 23-GLOBE, online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, or by visiting the Globe Box Office at 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park. (more...)

Biggs, Coiro and Scanavino Headline 'BOYS' LIFE' at Second Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2008

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director; Ellen Richard, Executive Director) will kick off its 30th Anniversary Season with a new production of Howard Korder's comedy, BOYS' LIFE, directed by Michael Greif. (more...)

Additional Casting Announced For Ruhl's 'Passion Play'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2008

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) presents PASSION PLAY by Pulitzer Prize nominee and MacArthur Foundation Fellowship recipient Sarah Ruhl, directed by OBIE Award-winner Mark Wing-Davey at the University Theatre (222 York Street, New Haven), September 19-October 11 only. Opening Night is Thursday, September 25 (more...)

ATW Announces Henry Hewes Design Award Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2006

The American Theatre Wing's Henry Hewes Design Awards Committee has nominated 57 theater artists for recognition of their outstanding work in 39 productions presented during the 2005-2006 New York theater season (more...)

Photo Coverage: Patti LuPone Celebrates Release of New CD
by Kerry Long - Apr 26, 2006

BroadwayWorld.com was there as Patti LuPone celebrated the release of her newest recording The Lady With the Torch, released by Ghostlight Records, a division of Sh-K-Boom Records. (more...)

Bart, d'Arcy James, Lopez & Scott on "Performing Musicals"
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2008

Roger Bart, Brian d'Arcy James, Priscilla Lopez, and Sherie Rene Scott will be on 'Working in the Theatre- Performing Musicals' on CUNY TV on Sunday, April 27th at 5pm. (more...)

2007 Lucille Lortel Nominations Announced; 'Spring' Leads
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2007

The League of Off-Broadway Theatres and Producers today announced the nominations for the 22nd Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway, which will be presented on Monday, May 7th at New World Stages (more...)

Robins, Stuhlbarg, Etc. to Attend Lucille Lortel Party
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2007

An array of acclaimed stars, playwrights and directors will attend a cocktail party for the 22nd Annual Lucille Lortel Awards ceremony (more...)

2006 Drama League Award Nominees Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2006

The Drama League (Jano Herbosch, President; Roger T. Danforth and Gabriel Shanks, Co-Managing Directors) proudly announces nominations for the 2005-06 Drama League Awards, to be awarded at the 72nd Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony and Luncheon on Friday, May 5, 2006 (Noon) at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Times Square. (more...)

Nelson to Host Soho Rep Gala, with Dillion, Taylor, Etc.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2007

Multi-award-winning actor/director Tim Blake Nelson (O Brother, Where Art Thou?, 'The Grey Zone') will host the star-studded Spring Gala '07 for Obie Award-winning Soho Rep on Monday, May 14 (more...)

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