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Victory Gardens Announces New Artistic Director Chay Yew
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2011

Victory Gardens Theater, home to the bold voices of world premiere theater, today announces the appointment of its new Artistic Director, Chay Yew. (more...)

Penumbra Theatre Announces Special Presentation Of I Wish You Love
by BWW News Desk - May 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...)

Victory Gardens Presents The Gospel According to James with Andre DeShields
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2011

Artistic Director Dennis Za?ek and Executive Director Jan Kallish announce the Chicago Premiere of The Gospel According to James by Charles Smith, directed by Chuck Smith. (more...)

Playwrights' Theater At BU Presents Walking the Volcano, Closes 5/1
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2011

Jon Lipsky, acclaimed author of Dreaming with an AIDS Patient and Living in Exile, brings us his newest play Walking the Volcano, featuring Boston favorites Gabriel Kuttner* and Paula Langton*. (more...)

Legacy of Light Marks Send-off Play at 8500 Euclid Avenue
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2011

Legacy of Light, a new play by Karen Zacarias, anchors the sixth annual FusionFest of new work and completes the Cleveland Play House's 84-year run at 8500 Euclid Avenue. (more...)

New Rep Announces PASSING STRANGE, Runs 5/1-22
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2011

New Repertory Theatre, in residence at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, will conclude its 27th Season with the Tony Award-winning musical Passing Strange. Directed by Kate Warner, with music direction by Todd C. Gordon, and choreography by Kelli Edwards, Passing Strange begins performances on May 1 and runs through May 22, 2011. (more...)

PURE Theatre Presents Mamet's RACE, Opens 5/13
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2011

PURE Theatre is proud to present the South Carolina premiere of Race by David Mammot. Directed by PURE's Co-Founder and Artistic Director Sharon Graci, and will feature . The show opens Thursday, May 13th and runs through the 22nd.* (more...)

Photo Flash: Goodman Theatre's EL NOGALAR
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2011

Prolific playwright and Mexican Chicagoan Tanya Saracho brings US/Mexico border violence and class divide into sharp relief in El Nogalar, presented at Goodman Theatre, produced and commissioned by Teatro Vista, starting March 26, 2011. The Goodman's fourth collaboration with Teatro Vista over 16 years, El Nogalar marks the beginning of a new three-year producing partnership dedicated to new work by Latino writers. Cecilie D. Keenan directs this world premiere by Saracho-a Teatro Vista resident playwright and 'one of Chicago['s] most talented young writers' (Chicago Tribune)-developed in a staged reading during the Goodman's Latino Theatre Festival. El Nogalar (pecan orchard) is inspired by Anton Chekhov's classic The Cherry Orchard and charts a Mexican family's experience as their way of life is threatened by encroaching drug cartels, violence and economic upheaval. El Nogalar begins previews March 26 (Opening Night is April 4) and runs through April 24, 2011 in the Goodman's Owen Theatre; tickets are $10 - $42 (ticket prices are subject to change). The Scenemakers Board is the Contributing Sponsor for El Nogalar. Principal Support of Artistic Development and Diversity Initiatives is provided by The Joyce Foundation. Hoy is the Print Media Sponsor and The Chicago Latino Network is the Digital Media Sponsor (more...)

Artist's Rep Presents a New Adaptation of ChekhovÂ's THE CHERRY ORCHARD, 4/17-5/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2011

Artists Rep is pleased to present the World Premiere of Richard Kramer's striking new adaptation of one of literature's most-read and referenced plays, The Cherry Orchard. Peer into an avant-garde interpretation of this classic Chekhov story that takes on a magical quality as a family grapples with the impending foreclosure of their estate. (more...)

Accidental Rep Theater Presents ADAMS' APPLES, Opens 5/8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2011

The Accidental Repertory Theater (ART) is please to announce its next production, ADAMS' APPLES inspired by Chekhov's CHERRY ORCHARD, written and directed by John Strasberg and being presented at the Living Theatre. (more...)

PICT 2011 Season Showcases Local, National and International Stars
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2011

Pittsburgh Irish & Classical Theatre has assembled a stellar team of world-renowned artists for the 2011 Dynamic Duos season! (more...)

EL NOGALAR Begins Performances 3/26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2011

Prolific playwright and Mexican Chicagoan Tanya Saracho brings US/Mexico border violence and class divide into sharp relief in El Nogalar, presented at Goodman Theatre, produced and commissioned by Teatro Vista, starting March 26, 2011. (more...)

CHANNELING KEVIN SPACEY Begins Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2011

The New York premiere of Elan Wolf Farbiarz and Cory Terry's Channeling Kevin Spacey will begin performances at Off Broadway's St. Luke's Theatre on Sunday, April 17, 2011 with an official opening scheduled for May 15. (more...)

Diana Rigg to Star in West End's PYGMALION
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2011

Diana Rigg will return to the West End to star in the upcoming revival of PYGMALION. She will join previously reported Rupert Everett and Kara Tointon in the transfer of Chichester Festival's production, and star as Mrs. Higgins. (more...)

Legacy of Light Marks Send-off Play at 8500 Euclid Avenue
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2011

Legacy of Light, a new play by Karen Zacarias, anchors the sixth annual FusionFest of new work and completes the Cleveland Play House's 84-year run at 8500 Euclid Avenue. (more...)

Keen Co Continues 10th Anniversary Season with BENEFACTORS, 3/22-4/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2011

The Drama Desk and Obie Award-winning Keen Company (Carl Forsman, Artistic Director/Wayne Kelton, Executive Director) today announced the cast for the 25th Anniversary production of Benefactors. Carl Forsman will direct a cast that includes Vivienne Benesch (appeared opposite Maggie Smith in the London revival of Edward Albee's The Lady from Dubuque; OBIE winner for Lee Blessing's Going to St. Ives), Daniel Jenkins (Love Child, Mary Poppins, Tony nominee for Big River), Deanne Lorette (La Bete), and Stephen Barker Turner (Rinne Groff's Compulsion opposite Mandy Patinkin). (more...)

Playwrights' Theater At BU Presents Walking the Volcano
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2011

Jon Lipsky, acclaimed author of Dreaming with an AIDS Patient and Living in Exile, brings us his newest play Walking the Volcano, featuring Boston favorites Gabriel Kuttner* and Paula Langton*. (more...)

24/6: A Jewish Theatre Company Presents A DOLL HOUSE 3/20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2011

24/6: A Jewish Theater Company and New York's first one dedicated to Sabbath-observant artists, will present A DOLL HOUSE, a radically new adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's world-renowned play directed by Ibsen scholar Yoni Oppenheim. The production will play on March 16th at 7:30 pm, March 20th at 9:30 pm and March 23rd at 7:30 pm. at The Tank, 354 West 45th Street (between 8th and 9th). Tickets can be purchased at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/producer/9726 or by calling Brown Paper Tickets at 1-800-838-3006. On the day of the show, tickets will be available for cash only at the door 30 minutes before the start time of the show. (more...)

Sarah Ruhl & Les Waters Join Forces for THREE SISTERS at Berkeley Rep
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2011

Audiences and critics on both coasts embraced Eurydice and In the Next Room (or the vibrator play), two shows steeped in longing from playwright Sarah Ruhl and director Les Waters. Now this talented team turns its attention to a fresh translation of a masterpiece: Anton Chekhov's Three Sisters. Ruhl enlivens this classic with the same elegant understanding of intimacy that infused those earlier collaborations, while Waters and a cast of 14 deliver another sumptuous production. This West Coast premiere begins previews on Berkeley Rep's intimate Thrust Stage on April 8, opens April 13, and runs through May 22. Three Sisters is a co-production between Berkeley Rep, where Waters serves as associate artistic director, and Yale Repertory Theatre. (more...)

Moving Pictures Film and Television Presents HENRYÂ'S CRIME, Opens 4/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2011

Moving Pictures Film and Television presents HENRY'S CRIME Opens April 8th in NY and April 15th in LA (opening in additional markets as well) (more...)

Legacy of Light Marks Send-off Play at 8500 Euclid Avenue
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2011

Legacy of Light, a new play by Karen Zacarias, anchors the sixth annual FusionFest of new work and completes the Cleveland Play House's 84-year run at 8500 Euclid Avenue. (more...)

Sydney Theatre Company Presents THE WHITE GUARD, Opening 6/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2011

Andrew Upton's adaptation of Mikhail Bulgakov's 1926 novel turned play The White Guard, commissioned by London's National Theatre (where it played to five-star reviews last year), is presented in a new production directed by Upton at Sydney Theatre from 7 June to 10 July. (more...)

Clubbed Thumb Presents Its 16th Annual Festival of New Plays At HERE 6/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2011

Clubbed Thumb, the Obie Award-winning New York theatre company that commissions, develops and produces funny, strange, and provocative news plays, presents SUMMERWORKS 2011, its 16th annual festival of original works by American playwrights, from June 5-25 at HERE Arts Center (145 6th Avenue) in Manhattan, it has been announced by Maria Striar, Clubbed Thumb's Producing Artistic Director. (more...)

BWW at the Movies: 'Henry's Crime'
by Movies News Desk - Apr 6, 2011

James Caan, Keanu Reeves and Vera Farmiga discuss their new comedy, where bank robbery meets Chekhov. (more...)

Kristin Scott Thomas, Douglas Henshall & Ben Miles to Star in Pinter's Betrayal
by BWW - Apr 5, 2011

Tickets go on sale today (5 April 2011) for Ian Rickson's new production of Harold Pinter's Betrayal starring Kristin Scott Thomas, Douglas Henshall and Ben Miles. Betrayal, produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, will have its first preview at the Comedy Theatre on 27 May 2011 with press night on 16 June and is booking until 20 August 2011. (more...)

TEETH OF THE SONS Previews 4/20 Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2011

Barefoot Theatre Company - an Off-Broadway theater company now in its 12th season - will present the New York premiere of Joseph Sousa's play TEETH OF THE SONS, with previews beginning April 20 prior to an official press opening of April 22 at Cherry Lane Studio Theatre (38 Commerce Street) in Manhattan. Nicole Haran directs. (more...)

Kristin Scott Thomas, Douglas Henshall & Ben Miles Lead BETRAYAL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2011

Tickets go on sale today (5 April 2011) for Ian Rickson's new production of Harold Pinter's Betrayal starring Kristin Scott Thomas, Douglas Henshall and Ben Miles. (more...)

New Rep Announces PASSING STRANGE, Runs 5/1-22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2011

New Repertory Theatre, in residence at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, will conclude its 27th Season with the Tony Award-winning musical Passing Strange. Directed by Kate Warner, with music direction by Todd C. Gordon, and choreography by Kelli Edwards, Passing Strange begins performances on May 1 and runs through May 22, 2011. (more...)

Galleon Theatre Company Presents THE MAIAS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2011

THE MAIAS, Eça's obra-prima was written over a period of eight years and was published in 1888. The novel traces the decline of an aristocratic family and the incestuous love affair between a brother and sister, who are unaware of their blood relationship. (more...)

La Mirada Theatre to Screen National's FRANKENSTEIN, 4/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2011

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts is thrilled to announce the sixth production of National Theatre Live's second season - broadcast live from the National Theatre in London, Danny Boyle's acclaimed production of FRANKENSTEIN. FRANKENSTEIN will be broadcast with two different actors alternating the roles for two different experiences - the first, on SUNDAY, APRIL 3 at 2pm with Benedict Cumberbatch as the Creature & Jonny Lee Miller as Victor and on SUNDAY, APRIL 10 at 2pm with Benedict Cumberbatch as Victor and Jonny Lee Miller as the Creature - both performances can be seen at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd. in La Mirada. (more...)

Photo Flash: Raven Theater Closes Season With THE CHERRY ORCHARD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2011

Raven Theatre closes the 2010-2011 season with The Cherry Orchard, directed by Michael Menendian. Opening is Sunday, June 5 at 7:00 p.m. at Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark, with a reception following in the Raven lobby. (more...)

TEETH OF THE SONS To Play Cherry Lane Thru 5/14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2011

TEETH OF THE SONS concerns two brothers -- best friends as kids growing up in Brooklyn -- who find themselves at odds when one of them becomes a born-again Hassidic scholar and the other returns home in need of a place to stay with his pregnant girlfriend. (more...)

Photo Flash: Artist's Rep Presents THE CHERRY ORCHARD!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2011

Artists Rep presents the World Premiere of Richard Kramer's striking new adaptation of one of literature's most-read and referenced plays, The Cherry Orchard. Peer into an avant-garde interpretation of this classic Chekhov story that takes on a magical quality as a family grapples with the impending foreclosure of their estate. (more...)

ART Presents ADAMS' APPLES, Begins 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2011

The Accidental Repertory Theater (ART) is please to announce its next production, ADAMS' APPLES inspired by Chekhov's CHERRY ORCHARD, written and directed by John Strasberg and being presented at the Living Theatre. (more...)

NHTP's Linda Chase Set For NHPR's Giving Matters 5/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2011

NHTP student, actor and volunteer, Linda Chase, will be featured on NH Public Radio's Giving Matters on Saturday, May 28 at 8:35 am. (more...)

CHANNELING KEVIN SPACEY Announces New Performance Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2011

Channeling Kevin Spacey, which began previews Off Broadway at St. Luke's Theatre on April 17, has added an extra performance to its schedule this Saturday, April 23 at 7pm. (more...)

Ethan Hawke Expecting Fourth Child
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2011

According to published reports, stage and screen star Ethan Hawke and his wife, Ryan, are expecting their second child together. The couple welcomed baby girl Clemintine Jane, to the family in 2008. Hawke also hastwo children, Maya and Levon, with ex-wife Uma Thurman. (more...)

Shakespeare on the Sound Announces MUCH ADO Cast and Design Team
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2011

Shakespeare on the Sound, Connecticut's premier outdoor summer Shakespeare theater company, today announced complete casting for their upcoming production of Shakespeare's comedy Much Ado About Nothing, under the direction of Joanna Settle. (more...)

Marno, Wooddell Set For Shakespeare On The Sound's MUCH ADO
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2011

Shakespeare on the Sound, Connecticut's premier outdoor summer Shakespeare theater company, today announced complete casting for their upcoming production of Shakespeare's comedy Much Ado About Nothing, under the direction of Joanna Settle. (more...)

TEETH OF THE SONS Begins Previews Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2011

Barefoot Theatre Company - an Off-Broadway theater company now in its 12th season - will present the New York premiere of Joseph Sousa's play TEETH OF THE SONS, with previews beginning April 20 prior to an official press opening of April 22 at Cherry Lane Studio Theatre (38 Commerce Street) in Manhattan. Nicole Haran directs. (more...)

TWO DAYS 'TIL DAWN Plays Gene Frankel Theatre June 8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2011

Two Days ‘til Dawn, a new play by Tyler Ham Pong, deals with a writer who is searching for inspiration, but ultimately finds madness as he encounters the ghosts of historic literary figures. (more...)

WritersÂ' Theatre Presents Heartbreak House 4/19-6/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2011

Writers' Theatre Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma announce Heartbreak House by George Bernard Shaw, directed by William Brown. The production runs April 19- June 26, 2011 at Writers' Theatre, 325 Tudor Court in Glencoe. (more...)

PICT launches 2011 Season With Antony & Cleopatra 5/5-21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2011

A Roman general and an Eqyptian queen, Mark Antony and Cleopatra are great leaders of their time who share a passion for each other - but at a price. Power, politics and betrayal overshadow their doomed and legendary affair. (more...)

The Kennedy Center Will Present FRAGMENTS Plays, 4/14-17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2011

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents C.I.C.T./Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord's production of Fragments running April 14 to 17 in the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater. Co-directed by Peter Brook and Marie Hélène Estienne, Fragments brings together four short plays by Samuel Beckett including Rough for Theatre I, Rockaby, Act Without Words II, Come and Go, as well as the poem, Neither. Press night will take place on Thursday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

CHANNELING KEVIN SPACEY Begins Off-Broadway, 4/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2011

The New York premiere of Elan Wolf Farbiarz and Cory Terry's Channeling Kevin Spacey will begin performances at Off Broadway's St. Luke's Theatre on Sunday, April 17, 2011 with an official opening scheduled for May 15. (more...)

Artist's Rep Presents a New Adaptation of ChekhovÂ's THE CHERRY ORCHARD, 4/17-5/22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2011

Artists Rep is pleased to present the World Premiere of Richard Kramer's striking new adaptation of one of literature's most-read and referenced plays, The Cherry Orchard. Peer into an avant-garde interpretation of this classic Chekhov story that takes on a magical quality as a family grapples with the impending foreclosure of their estate. (more...)

The Kennedy Center Will Present FRAGMENTS Plays, 4/14-17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2011

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents C.I.C.T./Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord's production of Fragments running April 14 to 17 in the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater. Co-directed by Peter Brook and Marie Hélène Estienne, Fragments brings together four short plays by Samuel Beckett including Rough for Theatre I, Rockaby, Act Without Words II, Come and Go, as well as the poem, Neither. Press night will take place on Thursday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Sarandon, Harner & Rosenfield Join Mulligan in Atlantic's THROUGH A GLASS DARKLY at NYTW
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2011

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) is proud to announce that Academy Award® nominee Chris Sarandon, Jason Butler Harner and Ben Rosenfield will join Academy Award® and Golden Globe Award® nominee Carey Mulligan in the U.S. premiere of the play THROUGH A GLASS DARKLY, based on the Academy Award® winning Ingmar Bergman film adapted for the stage by Jenny Worton. (more...)

Yale Rep Presents AUTUMN SONATA 4/12-5/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2011

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) presents the U.S. premiere of Ingmar Bergman's AUTUMN SONATA, directed by Robert Woodruff, based on a literal translation by Wendy Weckwerth, at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street) April 12-May 7, 2011. (more...)

Trevor Nunn to Direct ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD at TRHC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2011

Following the opening of Terence Rattigan's Flare Path, the Theatre Royal Haymarket Company today (1 April 2011) announce a further two productions to be directed by Trevor Nunn in his role as Artistic Director. After a three week run at the Chichester Festival Theatre, Nunn's production of Tom Stoppard's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead comes to the Theatre Royal Haymarket in June, followed in September by William Shakespeare's The Tempest. Further productions in the season will be announced shortly. (more...)

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