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Kathleen Chalfant, Richard Easton to Lead Keen Company's PAINTING HOUSES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2011

The Drama Desk and Obie Award-winning Keen Company (Carl Forsman, Artistic Director/Damon Chua, Executive Director) today announced that Kathleen Chalfant and Richard Easton would lead the cast of Tina Howe's Painting Churches, the 1983 Pulitzer Prize finalist. Keen Artistic Director Carl Forsman directs. (more...)

Celebration Theatre Presents WHAT¬'S WRONG WITH ANGRY? 9/9-10/29
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2011

Celebration Theatre will present the first show of its 2011-2012 Season, WHAT'S WRONG WITH ANGRY? written by Patrick Wilde and directed by Celebration Theatre resident director Michael Matthews. (more...)

Porchlight Music Theatre Presents A CATERED AFFAIR, Previews 2/18
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2011

Porchlight Music Theatre, American Musicals. Chicago Style, presents the Chicago premiere of John Bucchino and Harvey Fierstein's A Catered Affair, directed by Nick Bowling with music direction by Doug Peck, at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. (more...)

Katselas Theatre Co Extends Hermetically Sealed Thru 12.18
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2011

The Katselas Theatre Company will extend the performance schedule of this critically acclaimed world premiere production, spawned from their INKubator series. Now running through December 18th. LA Weekly - GO! (more...)

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL, 12/1-1/1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2011

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey concludes its 49th season with Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, adapted for the stage by Neil Bartlett. (more...)

Theatre for a New Audience and Baryshnikov Arts Center Present Fragments
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2011

Following acclaimed performances internationally, Theatre for a New Audience, in association with Baryshnikov Arts Center, will present the New York premiere of C.I.C.T. / Th√©√Ętre des Bouffes du Nord's Fragments from the texts by Samuel Beckett for only 29 performances at the Baryshnikov Arts Center, 450 West 37th Street. (more...)

Sugar Valley Theatricals Presents MUNCHED, 11/6-22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2011

MUNCHED was produced in 2009 in Los Angeles by Buzzworks Theater Company where it won the LA Drama Critics Circle award, The LA WEEKLY award and the McDonald Award for Playwriting excellence. The East coast premier of MUNCHED will be directed by Petronia Paley (Multiple AUDELCO award winner and legendary soap opera veteran. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for Theatre Royal Haymarket's LION IN WINTER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2011

Full casting has been announced for Trevor Nunn's Royal Theatre's Haymarket production of James Goldman's Lion in Winter. (more...)

Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati Presents SNOW WHITE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2011

From the creators of last year's smash hit Cinderella, comes the new world premiere musical Snow White that reminds us the true reflection of beauty and happiness can only be found within. (more...)

Robert Lindsay & Joanna Lumley to Star in THE LION IN WINTER in UK
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2011

Robert Lindsay and Joanna Lumley will lead the cast in Trevor Nunn's production of James Goldman's The Lion in Winter. The Lion in Winter will run from 4 November - 28 January, with press night on 15 November 2011. The Lion in Winter is produced by the Theatre Royal Haymarket Company. Further casting will be announced shortly. (more...)

Trevor Nunn To Direct Robert Lindsay, Joanna Lumley In THE LION IN WINTER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2011

Robert Lindsay and Joanna Lumley will lead the cast in Trevor Nunn's production of James Goldman's The Lion in Winter. (more...)

Photo Flash: Joanna Lumley, Robert Lindsay in Theatre Royal Haymarket's LION IN WINTER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2011

Joining Robert Lindsay (Henry II) and Joanna Lumley (Eleanor of Aquitane) in Trevor Nunn's production of James Goldman's The Lion in Winter are Tom Bateman (Richard), Sonya Cassidy (Alais), Joseph Drake (John), Rory Fleck-Byrne (Philip) and James Norton (Geoffrey). The Lion in Winter, produced by the Theatre Royal Haymarket Company, runs until 28 January 2012, Set and costume designs are by Stephen Brimson Lewis with music by Steven Edis, sound by Paul Groothuis and video design by Ian William Galloway. Checkout production shots from the show below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Theatre Royal Haymarket's THE LION IN WINTER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2011

Joining Robert Lindsay (Henry II) and Joanna Lumley (Eleanor of Aquitane) in Trevor Nunn's production of James Goldman's The Lion in Winter are Tom Bateman (Richard), Sonya Cassidy (Alais), Joseph Drake (John), Rory Fleck-Byrne (Philip) and James Norton (Geoffrey). (more...)

Besterman, Shaw, Gemmel et al. Set for Papatango New Writing Festival
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2011

Papatango have teamed up with one of London's leading new writing venues, the Finborough Theatre to present the winning entries in the 2011 Papatango Playwriting Competition 2011, featuring this year's winning play Foxfinder by Dawn King which will play for a four week limited season from 29 November (Press Night: Thursday, 1 December 2011 at 8.30pm) and three runners up who will each receive a one week run - Through The Night by Matt Morrison (Press Night: Wednesday, 7 December 2011 at 6.30pm), Rigor Mortis by Carol Vine (Press Night:Wednesday, 14 December 2011 at 6.30pm) and Crush by Rob Young (Press Night: Tuesday, 20 December 2011 at 6.30pm). (more...)

Paolo Andino Set for THE SANTALAND DIARIES, November 26-December 18
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2011

Hollywood's newest holiday tradition, The Blank Theatre's production of 'The Santaland Diaries' by David Sedaris, this year will star Paolo Andino and once again be directed by Michael Matthews. 'Santaland' begins preview performances on Saturday, November 19, and opening night is set for Saturday, November 26 at 8:00 at the Stella Adler Theatre in Hollywood. (more...)

DTC's A CHRISTMAS CAROL Opens Today; Runs Thru 12/24
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2011

Dallas Theater Center's A Christmas Carol opens today at the Kalita Humphreys Theater and runs through Dec. 24. (more...)

Besterman, Shaw, Gemmel et al. Set for Papatango New Writing Festival
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2011

Papatango have teamed up with one of London's leading new writing venues, the Finborough Theatre to present the winning entries in the 2011 Papatango Playwriting Competition 2011, featuring this year's winning play Foxfinder by Dawn King which will play for a four week limited season from 29 November (Press Night: Thursday, 1 December 2011 at 8.30pm) and three runners up who will each receive a one week run - Through The Night by Matt Morrison (Press Night: Wednesday, 7 December 2011 at 6.30pm), Rigor Mortis by Carol Vine (Press Night:Wednesday, 14 December 2011 at 6.30pm) and Crush by Rob Young (Press Night: Tuesday, 20 December 2011 at 6.30pm). (more...)

Kate Turnbull Completes Cast of Painting Churches
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2011

The Drama Desk and Obie Award-winning Keen Company (Carl Forsman, Artistic Director/Damon Chua, Executive Director) today announced that Kate Turnbull would join Kathleen Chalfant and Richard Easton for Tina Howe's Painting Churches, the 1983 Pulitzer Prize finalist. Keen Artistic Director Carl Forsman directs. (more...)

Sugar Valley Theatricals Presents MUNCHED, 11/6-22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2011

MUNCHED was produced in 2009 in Los Angeles by Buzzworks Theater Company where it won the LA Drama Critics Circle award, The LA WEEKLY award and the McDonald Award for Playwriting excellence. The East coast premier of MUNCHED will be directed by Petronia Paley (Multiple AUDELCO award winner and legendary soap opera veteran. (more...)

DTC Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL 11/25-12/24
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2011

Dallas Theater Center has announced the return of A Christmas Carol at the Kalita Humphreys Theater Nov. 25 - Dec. 24. (more...)

A CHARITY CASE Comes To The Clurman Theater, Opens 11/2
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2011

A CHARITY CASE, a new play about adoption by Australian playwright and director Wendy Beckett, will open Wednesday, November 2nd at the Clurman Theatre (410 West 42nd Street - between 9th and 10th Avenues). (more...)

Penumbra Theatre Announces Special Presentation Of I Wish You Love
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2011

Penumbra Theatre Company, the nation's preeminent African American theatre, announces a special presentation of I Wish You Love in the 2011-2012 season. Due to popular demand, 16 performances will be staged at Penumbra Theatre November 18 - December 4, 2011 (more...)

Oregon Shakespeare Fest's EQUIVOCATION Comes To Arena Stage 11/18-1/1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2011

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater is set to present Oregon Shakespeare Festival's production of Bill Cain's Equivocation in the first collaboration between Arena Stage and OSF. (more...)

Joss Ackland, Ian McNeice and Emma Fielding Join THE KING'S SPEECH in Guildford Prior to West End
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2011

As previously reported, the original play of The King's Speech by David Seidler will be brought to the stage next year in a production directed by Adrian Noble. According to The Daily Mail, Joss Ackland, Ian McNeice and Emma Fielding have joined the production as George V, Winston Churchill and the Queen Mother. (more...)

Emily Mann's Execution of Justice Comes to Southwark Playhouse in 2012
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2011

Lindsay Fraser presents Execution of Justice by Emily Mann. The show is directed by Joss Bennathan, and designed by James Turner. (more...)

John Turturro, Dianne Wiest, et al. Set for Classic Stage Company's CHERRY ORCHARD
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2011

Classic Stage Company (CSC), under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Executive Director Jessica R. Jenen, will present Anton Chekhov's tragicomic masterpiece The Cherry Orchard, featuring John Turturro (Lopakhin), Dianne Wiest (Ranevskaya), Christian Camargo (Trofimov), Ken Cheeseman (Pischick), Daniel Davis (Gaev), Alvin Epstein (Fiers), Slate Holmgren (Yasha), Roberta Maxwell (Charlotta), Juliet Rylance (Varya), Michael Urie (Yepikhodov), Elisabeth Waterston (Dunyasha) and Katherine Waterston (Anya), beginning performances Wednesday, November 16 at CSC (136 East 13th Street). Directed by Andrei Belgrader, with a translation by John Christopher Jones, The Cherry Orchard will play a limited engagement through Friday, December 23. The official press opening is scheduled for Sunday, December 4 at 7pm. (more...)

Artists Rep Presents Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Carol
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2011

Literature's favorite quirky inquisitor is infused with the spirit of a crotchety Ebenezer Scrooge in an unusual holiday show crafted by Seattle veteran playwright John Longenbaugh. (more...)

Classic Stage Company's CHERRY ORCHARD Extended Through 12/30
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2011

Classic Stage Company's new production of Anton Chekhov's tragicomic masterpiece The Cherry Orchard, featuring John Turturro (Lopakhin), Dianne Wiest (Ranevskaya), Ken Cheeseman (Pischick), Daniel Davis (Gaev), Alvin Epstein (Fiers), Josh Hamilton (Trofimov), Slate Holmgren (Yasha), Roberta Maxwell (Charlotta), Juliet Rylance (Varya), Michael Urie (Yepikhodov), Elisabeth Waterston (Dunyasha) and Katherine Waterston (Anya), has extended its upcoming engagement through Friday, December 30. Previews begin Wednesday, November 16 at CSC (136 East 13th Street). The Cherry Orchard is directed by Andrei Belgrader, with a translation by John Christopher Jones. The official press opening is scheduled for Sunday, December 4 at 7pm. (more...)

THE TRAGEDY OF THE COMMONS Extends Thru 11/20 at Ruskin Group Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2011

Stephen Metcalfe has chosen the critically acclaimed Ruskin Group Theatre to launch the Los Angeles premiere of his play The Tragedy of the Commons. Audience demand has now extended the run through November 20th. (more...)

Theatre for a New Audience and Baryshnikov Arts Center Present Fragments
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2011

Following acclaimed performances internationally, Theatre for a New Audience, in association with Baryshnikov Arts Center, will present the New York premiere of C.I.C.T. / Th√©√Ętre des Bouffes du Nord's Fragments from the texts by Samuel Beckett for only 29 performances at the Baryshnikov Arts Center, 450 West 37th Street. (more...)

Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati Presents SNOW WHITE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2011

From the creators of last year's smash hit Cinderella, comes the new world premiere musical Snow White that reminds us the true reflection of beauty and happiness can only be found within. (more...)

Photo Flash: Joanna Lumley, Robert Lindsay in THE LION IN WINTER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2011

Joining Robert Lindsay (Henry II) and Joanna Lumley (Eleanor of Aquitane) in Trevor Nunn's production of James Goldman's The Lion in Winter are Tom Bateman (Richard), Sonya Cassidy (Alais), Joseph Drake (John), Rory Fleck-Byrne (Philip) and James Norton (Geoffrey). The Lion in Winter, produced by the Theatre Royal Haymarket Company, runs from 5 November 2011 - 28 January 2012, with press night on 15 November 2011. Set and costume designs are by Stephen Brimson Lewis with music by Steven Edis, sound by Paul Groothuis and video design by Ian William Galloway. (more...)

Eve Best To Lead Jamie Lloyd-directed DUCHESS OF MALFI At Old Vic, March 2012
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2011

Eve Best returns to The Old Vic in March 2012, in John Webster's great Jacobean tragedy, The Duchess of Malfi, directed by Jamie Lloyd. She last appeared at The Old Vic in London and on Broadway opposite Kevin Spacey in A Moon for the Misbegotten in the 2006/2007 Season. (more...)

New Rep Announces ART
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2011

New Repertory Theatre, in residence at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, has announced 'ART,' from the Tony Award-winning playwright of God of Carnage. (more...)

Michael Bakkensen, Marylouise Burke Lead Primary Stages' RX
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2011

Primary Stages (Casey Childs, Founder & Executive Producer; Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director; Elliot Fox, Managing Director) continues its 27th season with the world premiere of the new play, Rx, written by Kate Fodor. (more...)

Besterman, Shaw, Gemmel et al. Set for Papatango New Writing Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2011

Papatango have teamed up with one of London's leading new writing venues, the Finborough Theatre to present the winning entries in the 2011 Papatango Playwriting Competition 2011, featuring this year's winning play Foxfinder by Dawn King which will play for a four week limited season from 29 November (Press Night: Thursday, 1 December 2011 at 8.30pm) and three runners up who will each receive a one week run - Through The Night by Matt Morrison (Press Night: Wednesday, 7 December 2011 at 6.30pm), Rigor Mortis by Carol Vine (Press Night:Wednesday, 14 December 2011 at 6.30pm) and Crush by Rob Young (Press Night: Tuesday, 20 December 2011 at 6.30pm). (more...)

Review - The Cherry Orchard: Strange Fruit
by Ben Peltz - Dec 5, 2011

Whether it's historic Off-Broadway theatres being replaced by chain stores and condos after their rents are tripled or beloved long-time Coney Island businesses facing eviction if they don't conform to the bland, antiseptic vision of new planners, New Yorkers are very familiar with the culture vs. commerce issues Anton Chekhov was writing about in The Cherry Orchard. (more...)

Penumbra Theatre Announces Special Presentation Of I Wish You Love
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2011

Penumbra Theatre Company, the nation's preeminent African American theatre, announces a special presentation of I Wish You Love in the 2011-2012 season. Due to popular demand, 16 performances will be staged at Penumbra Theatre November 18 - December 4, 2011 (more...)

Equity Company Members of Theatre 9/12 Present Shades of Green
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2011

The Equity Company Members of Theatre 9/12 will present the World Premiere of Shades of Green by Charles Waxberg, directed by Paul O'Connell and Charles Waxberg. (more...)

Sixth Avenue Theater Presents NERVE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2011

Sixth Avenue is set to present the Los Angeles Premiere of NERVE, written by Adam Szymkowicz, choreography by Laura Harrison and directed by Michael Matthews (Take Me Out, What's Wrong With Angry) and starring Anna Rubley and Adam Silver. (more...)

Besterman, Shaw, Gemmel et al. Set for Papatango New Writing Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2011

Papatango have teamed up with one of London's leading new writing venues, the Finborough Theatre to present the winning entries in the 2011 Papatango Playwriting Competition 2011, featuring this year's winning play Foxfinder by Dawn King which will play for a four week limited season from 29 November (Press Night: Thursday, 1 December 2011 at 8.30pm) and three runners up who will each receive a one week run - Through The Night by Matt Morrison (Press Night: Wednesday, 7 December 2011 at 6.30pm), Rigor Mortis by Carol Vine (Press Night:Wednesday, 14 December 2011 at 6.30pm) and Crush by Rob Young (Press Night: Tuesday, 20 December 2011 at 6.30pm). (more...)

Katselas Theatre Co Extends Hermetically Sealed Thru 12.18
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2011

The Katselas Theatre Company will extend the performance schedule of this critically acclaimed world premiere production, spawned from their INKubator series. Now running through December 18th. LA Weekly - GO! (more...)

Classic Stage Company¬'s CHERRY ORCHARD Extends Through 1/8
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2011

Classic Stage Company's acclaimed, sold-out production of Anton Chekhov's tragicomic masterpiece The Cherry Orchard, featuring John Turturro and Dianne Wiest, among an esteemed cast, will extend by one additional week through Sunday, January 8. The Cherry Orchard is directed by Andrei Belgrader, with a translation by John Christopher Jones. (more...)

New York Times' Ben Brantley Reveals His 'Best of 2011' Show Picks! Who Made the Cut?
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2011

Today, December 14, New York Times Chief Theatre Critic Ben Brantley released his list of favorite shows which premieres in 2011 in 'Ben Brantley's Best of 2011'. So who made the cut? (more...)

BRIDESBURG Comes To The Gene Frankel Theater 1/9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2011

BRIDESBURG, a new play Victor Kaufold, about the growing American problem of economic decline and its effect on a young couple, will open Monday, January 9th at The Gene Frankel Theater (24 Bond Street). (more...)

Besterman, Shaw, Gemmel et al. Set for Papatango New Writing Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2011

Papatango have teamed up with one of London's leading new writing venues, the Finborough Theatre to present the winning entries in the 2011 Papatango Playwriting Competition 2011, featuring this year's winning play Foxfinder by Dawn King which will play for a four week limited season from 29 November (Press Night: Thursday, 1 December 2011 at 8.30pm) and three runners up who will each receive a one week run - Through The Night by Matt Morrison (Press Night: Wednesday, 7 December 2011 at 6.30pm), Rigor Mortis by Carol Vine (Press Night:Wednesday, 14 December 2011 at 6.30pm) and Crush by Rob Young (Press Night: Tuesday, 20 December 2011 at 6.30pm). (more...)

Besterman, Shaw, Gemmel et al. Set for Papatango New Writing Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2011

Papatango have teamed up with one of London's leading new writing venues, the Finborough Theatre to present the winning entries in the 2011 Papatango Playwriting Competition 2011, featuring this year's winning play Foxfinder by Dawn King which will play for a four week limited season from 29 November (Press Night: Thursday, 1 December 2011 at 8.30pm) and three runners up who will each receive a one week run - Through The Night by Matt Morrison (Press Night: Wednesday, 7 December 2011 at 6.30pm), Rigor Mortis by Carol Vine (Press Night:Wednesday, 14 December 2011 at 6.30pm) and Crush by Rob Young (Press Night: Tuesday, 20 December 2011 at 6.30pm). (more...)

Michael Urie to Join HOW TO SUCCEED... as 'Bud Frump' January 2012
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2011

The producers of the 50th Anniversary production of the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical comedy HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING announced today that star of stage and television, Michael Urie ("Ugly Betty," The Temperamentals) will make his Broadway debut as Bud Frump, beginning Tuesday, January 24, 2012, for 6 months through Sunday, July 1, 2012. Urie will co-star with Nick Jonas and Beau Bridges. Urie replaces Christopher J. Hanke, who will play his last performance on Sunday, January 22, 2012 alongside Darren Criss. Tickets for Urie's engagement in HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING are now on sale. (more...)

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL, 12/1-1/1
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2011

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey concludes its 49th season with Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, adapted for the stage by Neil Bartlett. (more...)

Lindsay Duncan, Jeremy Northam & More Lead HAY FEVER At Noel Coward
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2011

Joining Lindsay Duncan (Judith Bliss), Jeremy Northam (Richard Greatham), Kevin R McNally (David Bliss) and Olivia Colman (Myra Arundel) in Howard Davies' production of Noel Coward's Hay Fever are Sam Callis (Sandy Tyrell), Freddie Fox (Simon Bliss), Jenny Galloway (Clara), Amy Morgan (Jackie Coryton) and Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Sorel Bliss). (more...)

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