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Anne Gee Byrd Stars in THE SAVANNAH DISPUTATION Colony Theatre LA Premiere, 6/16-7/8
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2012

The Colony Theatre presents the first production of its "Season of Premieres" with the Los Angeles Premiere of THE SAVANNAH DISPUTATION, written by Evan Smith and directed by award-winning Cameron Watson and will star three-time Los Angeles Drama Critics Award-winning actress Anne Gee Byrd. (more...)

Photo Flash: Alley Theatre Presents NOISES OFF, Now thru 6/24
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2012

Alley Theatre presents Michael Frayn's delightful, uproarious romp Noises Off. Directed by Gregory Boyd, the show began previews Friday, May 25, opens tonight, Wednesday, May 30, and runs through Sunday, June 24, 2012, on the Hubbard Stage. See photos of the cast on stage below! (more...)

Jury Announced for 2012 Siminovitch Prize in Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2012

The founders of the Elinore & Lou Siminovitch Prize in Theatre today announced the jury members for the 2012 edition. The recipient of the award, the largest in Canadian theatre, will receive a $100,000 prize, which will be announced at a ceremony in Toronto on November 5, 2012. (more...)

THE CHERRY ORCHARD, BOTOWN and More Presented in Rose Theatre's Spring/Summer Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2012

The Rose Theatre presents its lineup of shows for the spring and summer season, 2012. For more information, visit: www.rosetheatrekingston.org. (more...)

FREUD'S LAST SESSION Extends Run thru Sep 2
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2012

Due to popular demand, FREUD'S LAST SESSION, the smash hit at the Mercury Theater (3745 N. Southport, Chicago), will now run through September 2nd with an exciting new Chicago cast, including local theater legend, Mike Nussbaum (Emmy, Drama Desk Award and four-time Jeff Award winner) as "Sigmund Freud" and Coburn Goss (Vigils at the Goodman Theatre, Dead Man's Cell Phone at Steppenwolf Theatre Companyand Off Broadway When the Messenger is Hot at 59E59) as "C.S. Lewis". A current sold-out sensation in New York and winner of the 2011 Off Broadway Alliance Award for Best Play, the Midwest Premiere of FREUD'S LAST SESSION has received rave reviews and a Jeff Recommendation. (more...)

Rose Plus Choir Performance Plays Rose Theatre Tonight, May 26
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2012

The Rose Theatre presents its lineup of shows for the spring and summer season, 2012. For more information, visit: www.rosetheatrekingston.org. (more...)

THE CHERRY ORCHARD, BOTOWN and More Presented in Rose Theatre's Spring/Summer Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2012

The Rose Theatre presents its lineup of shows for the spring and summer season, 2012. For more information, visit: www.rosetheatrekingston.org. (more...)

20 South Street Presents SUMMER, May 8
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2012

20 South Street presents the world premiere of SUMMER by Julia Stubbs Hughes, based on the novel by Edith Wharton, from May 8-26, 2012 at the Jack Studio Theatre, London. (more...)

Casting Announced for THE RESISTABLE RISE OF ARTURO UI in Chichester, Beg. June 29
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2012

Keith Baxter, Michael Feast, William Gaunt, Joe McGann and Lizzie McInnerny are among those confirmed to appear alongside Henry Goodman in The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui at the Minerva Theatre, Chichester, during Festival 2012. (more...)

Photo Flash: POSH Opens on the West End - Arrivals and After-Show Party Feat. John Barrowman, Cast & Creatives
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2012

Royal Court Theatre Productions and Ambassador Theatre Group's rewritten production of POSH opened last night at the Duke of York's Theatre. Check out the photos below of the cast and creative team arriving at the show and its after-show party at The Gladstone Library. Audience members for the opening included Twiggy, John Barrowman, and Tamsin Grieg. The show, which is the first in The Royal Court's West End season this year, is scheduled to run until August 4, 2012. (more...)

Review Roundup: Royal Court's POSH - All the Reviews
by Review Roundups - May 24, 2012

Royal Court Theatre Productions and Ambassador Theatre Group's rewritten production of POSH opened last night at the Duke of York's Theatre on the West End. Read the BroadwayWorld roundup of all the reviews below - updated live as they come in. (more...)

CARRIE, SILENCE!, TRIBES, et al. Win 2012 Alliance Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2012

The Off Broadway Alliance, the organization of Off Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents and marketing firms, has announced the winners of the 2nd Annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards, honoring commercial and not-for-profit Off Broadway productions that opened during the 2011-2012 season. (more...)

FREUD┬'S LAST SESSION to Hold Look-a-Like Contest
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2012

In celebration of the 100th Chicago performance of the FREUD'S LAST SESSION at the Mercury Theater (3745 N. Southport), the producers will host a Sigmund Freud Look-A-Like contest. (more...)

Photo Flash: Emily Berrington, Darrell D'Silva et al. in CHILDREN'S CHILDREN at Almeida
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2012

Jeremy Herrin directs the World Premiere of Matthew Dunster's Children's Children running at the Almeida now through 30 June 2012, with press night on 24 May. Designs are by Robert Innes Hopkins with lighting by Neil Austin and sound by Ian Dickinson. The cast comprises Emily Berrington (Effie), Beth Cordingly (Louisa), Darrell D'Silva (Michael), Trevor Fox (Gordon), John MacMillan (Castro) and Sally Rogers (Sally). See photos of the full cast on stage below! (more...)

Elements Theatre Company's THE DINING ROOM Runs Until May 27, Orleans - Directed by Danielle Dwyer
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2012

Elements Theatre Company is showcasing A. R. Gurney's Pulitzer-nominated play, The Dining Room, a window into a vanishing class of society from the 1930s to the 1980s. The production runs May 19-27, 2012 at Elements Theatre, Paraclete House, Rock Harbor, Orleans, MA. (more...)

THE SLUTS OF SUTTON DRIVE Are Set for The Finborough Theatre, London, 24 June to 9 July
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2012

As part of the multi-award-winning Finborough Theatre's Summer Season, acclaimed US playwright Joshua Conkel makes his UK debut with the world premiere of the darkly comic The Sluts of Sutton Drive, opening at the Finborough Theatre for a strictly limited run of six Sunday and Monday performances from Sunday, 24 June 2012 to the 9th of July. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Elements Theatre Rehearsal Footage for THE DINING ROOM
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2012

Elements Theatre Company is showcasing A. R. Gurney's Pulitzer-nominated play, The Dining Room, a window into a vanishing class of society from the 1930s to the 1980s. The production runs May 19-27, 2012 at Elements Theatre, Paraclete House, Rock Harbor, Orleans, MA. (more...)

THE CHERRY ORCHARD, BOTOWN and More Presented in Rose Theatre's Spring/Summer Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2012

The Rose Theatre presents its lineup of shows for the spring and summer season, 2012. For more information, visit: www.rosetheatrekingston.org. (more...)

THE CHERRY ORCHARD, BOTOWN and More Presented in Rose Theatre's Spring/Summer Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2012

The Rose Theatre presents its lineup of shows for the spring and summer season, 2012. For more information, visit: www.rosetheatrekingston.org. (more...)

Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory Presents THE CHERRY ORCHARD, 5/15
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2012

Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory (SATTF) is delighted to present its highly acclaimed production of The Cherry Orchard, Chekhov's final work, at the Rose Theatre Kingston, for one week from, Tuesday May 15th to Saturday May 19th. (more...)

CoffeeHouse Productions Premieres THE CLOSENESS OF THE HORIZON, Now thru 6/24
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2012

True friendship is a journey - there is no roadmap. Award-winning playwright Richard Martin Hirsch takes us back to the Summer of '69, exploring the fragile nature of friendship in a world premiere dramedy inspired by true events. Darin Anthony directs The Closeness of the Horizon for a six-week run tonight, May 18 through June 24, presented by CoffeeHouse Productions at the Odyssey Theatre in West Los Angeles. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Michael Urie Chats New CBS Comedy PARTNERS
by Stage Tube - May 17, 2012

Michael Urie and the cast of the upcoming new CBS comedy PARTNERS, give viewers a behind-the-scenes look at the new series. Check it out below! (more...)

Breaking News: Brooke Shields & Richard Chamberlain to Star in Premiere of THE EXORCIST at Geffen Playhouse; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW - May 17, 2012

Stage and screen stars Brooke Shields and Richard Chamberlain will take on the iconic roles of Chris MacNeil and Father Merrin in playwright John Pielmeier's world premiere of The Exorcist at the Geffen Playhouse. Helmed by acclaimed director John Doyle, who won a Tony Award for his striking reimagining of Sweeney Todd, this stage adaptation of William Peter Blatty's famous 1971 novel transforms the unsettling battles of good versus evil, faith versus fact and ego versus ethos into a uniquely theatrical experience as sophisticated as it is suspenseful. (more...)

Jeremy Herrin Directs CHILDREN┬'S CHILDREN, Opening Tonight, May 17
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2012

Jeremy Herrin directs the World Premiere of Matthew Dunster's Children's Children running at the Almeida from tonight, 17 May - 30 June 2012. Designs are by Robert Innes Hopkins with lighting by Neil Austin and sound by Ian Dickinson. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Hartford Stage's THE TEMPEST, Starring Daniel Davis
by Stage Tube - May 16, 2012

The Tony Award-winning Hartford Stage, under the leadership of Darko Tresnjak, Artistic Director, and Michael Stotts, Managing Director, presents William Shakespeare's The Tempest, directed by Darko Tresnjak, playing May 18 through June 10, 2012 (press opening: Wednesday, May 16 at 7:30pm). (more...)

Everyman Theatre Opens YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Tonight, 5/16
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2012

Meet the Sycamores - the delightfully eccentric family at the center of the action in the madcap comedy classic, You Can't Take It With You. They revel in day-to-day occurrences such as collecting snakes, making fireworks in the basement, and practicing ballet steps in the parlor. When their daughter Alice, decides to invite her conservative boyfriend's family to dinner, they promise to be on their best behavior. However...! Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and adapted into an Academy Award winning film, this beloved comedy has been a perennial favorite to theatre-goers for more than 70 years. (more...)

Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory Presents THE CHERRY ORCHARD, Now thru May 19
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2012

Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory (SATTF) presents its highly acclaimed production of The Cherry Orchard, Chekhov's final work, at the Rose Theatre Kingston, for one week from tonight May 15th to Saturday May 19th. (more...)

Photo Flash: Daniel Davis et al. in Hartford Stage's THE TEMPEST
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2012

The Tony Award-winning Hartford Stage, under the leadership of Darko Tresnjak, Artistic Director, and Michael Stotts, Managing Director, presents William Shakespeare's magical masterwork, The Tempest, directed by Darko Tresnjak, playing now through June 10, 2012 (press opening: Wednesday, May 16 at 7:30pm). Tony Award nominee Daniel Davis, best known for his recent NYC roles in Classic Stage's The Cherry Orchard, Lincoln Center's The Invention of Love, and the 2004 Broadway revival of La Cage aux Folles, as well as six seasons as Niles the Butler on TV's "The Nanny, plays Prospero. See photos of Davis and the rest of the cast on stage below! (more...)

THE CHERRY ORCHARD, BOTOWN and More Presented in Rose Theatre's Spring/Summer Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2012

The Rose Theatre presents its lineup of shows for the spring and summer season, 2012. For more information, visit: www.rosetheatrekingston.org. (more...)

Lindsay Duncan, Jeremy Northam & More Lead HAY FEVER At Noel Coward
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2012

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...)

Repertorio Espa├▒ol's Rene Buch Receives Spain's Order of Isabella the Catholic Today, 6/5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2012

Repertorio Espagnol and the General Consulate of Spain bestow upon Artistic Director Rene Buch The Order of Isabella the Catholic. This honor is a Spanish civil order granted to non-Spanish citizens in recognition of services that benefit foster Spanish culture and cultural exchange. Buch will be presented the award at Repertorio Espa├▒ol's June 5th Gala at Repertorio's Gramercy Arts Theater located at 138 East 27th Street in Manhattan, NY. (more...)

Michael Braun et al. Star in Second Stage Theatre's THE BAD GUYS, Opening Tonight, 6/4
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2012

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director) kicks off the 10th anniversary of its Uptown Series with the world premiere of The Bad Guys, written by Alena Smith and directed by Hal Brooks. The Bad Guys will feature Michael Braun (War Horse), Roe Hartrampf (Unnatural Acts), James McMenamin (Suicide, Incorporated), Tobias Segal (The Miracle Worker) and Raviv Ullman (Russian Transport). Opening night is tonight, June 4th. (more...)

BOTOWN Plays the Rose Theatre Tonight, June 3
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2012

The Rose Theatre presents its lineup of shows for the spring and summer season, 2012. For more information, visit: www.rosetheatrekingston.org. (more...)

THE SLUTS OF SUTTON DRIVE Set for The Finborough Theatre, London, Now thru 9 July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2012

As part of the multi-award-winning Finborough Theatre's Summer Season, acclaimed US playwright Joshua Conkel makes his UK debut with the world premiere of the darkly comic The Sluts of Sutton Drive, opening at the Finborough Theatre for a strictly limited run of six Sunday and Monday performances from today, 24 June 2012 to the 9th of July. (more...)

THE CHERRY ORCHARD, BOTOWN and More Presented in Rose Theatre's Spring/Summer Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2012

The Rose Theatre presents its lineup of shows for the spring and summer season, 2012. For more information, visit: www.rosetheatrekingston.org. (more...)

THE CHERRY ORCHARD, BOTOWN and More Presented in Rose Theatre's Spring/Summer Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2012

The Rose Theatre presents its lineup of shows for the spring and summer season, 2012. For more information, visit: www.rosetheatrekingston.org. (more...)

FREUD'S LAST SESSION Celebrates 100th Chicago Performance Tonight, 6/22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2012

FREUD'S LAST SESSION will celebrate its 100th performance of the Chicago engagement tonight, June 22 at 8 p.m. at the Mercury Theater, 3745 N Southport Avenue. (more...)

Geoffrey Streatfeild & Claudie Blakley to Lead MACBETH at The Crucible, Sheffield, this Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2012

Artistic Director Daniel Evans today announced that Geoffrey Streatfeild and Claudie Blakley will lead the company of Macbeth - the first Crucible production of the company's autumn season - which opens on Wednesday 5 September and runs until Saturday 6 October. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for June 20th, 2012
by Paul W. Thompson - Jun 20, 2012

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. The Sidetrack all-time Top Ten list, Make Music Chicago, Chicago concerts by Chenoweth, Callaway, Mason, Menzel and Eder, two puppet musicals, 'Next Stop,' 'The Hunchback Variations' and more! (more...)

Court Theatre Presents Tony Kushner's ANGELS IN AMERICA 3/30-6/3
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2012

Court Theatre Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert present Tony Kushner's Tony Award-winning Angels in America, Part One: Millennium Approaches and Part Two: Perestroika, directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell. Angels in America will run March 30 - June 3, 2012 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. Press Opening is Saturday, April 14, 2012; Part One: Millennium Approaches at 3PM and Part Two: Perestroika at 8PM. (more...)

FREUD'S LAST SESSION Celebrates 100th Chicago Performance, 6/22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2012

FREUD'S LAST SESSION will celebrate its 100th performance of the Chicago engagement on Friday, June 22 at 8 p.m. at the Mercury Theater, 3745 N Southport Avenue. (more...)

West End-Bound GREAT EXPECTATIONS to Tour UK in September
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2012

As the culmination of the bicentenary of Charles Dickens, a new stage adaptation of one of his best loved novels, GREAT EXPECTATIONS will begin a national tour, prior to London's West End, opening at the Richmond Theatre on 13 September. (more...)

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY THE MUSICAL Set for London Palladium, June 2013; Mendes, Greig, Shaiman, Wittman & More on Team
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2012

Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, Neal Street Productions and Kevin McCormick today announced that their production of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory will open at the London Palladium in June 2013 after a preview period. The new stage musical will be directed by Sam Mendes, with a book by David Greig and new songs from Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman. (more...)

Anne Gee Byrd Stars in THE SAVANNAH DISPUTATION at Colony Theatre, Now thru 7/8
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2012

The Colony Theatre presents the first production of its "Season of Premieres" with the Los Angeles Premiere of THE SAVANNAH DISPUTATION, written by Evan Smith and directed by award-winning Cameron Watson, the show stars three-time Los Angeles Drama Critics Award-winning actress Anne Gee Byrd. THE SAVANNAH DISPUTATION opens tonight, June 16 at 8:00pm and continues through Sunday, July 8 at The Colony Theatre, 555 North Third Street (at Cypress) adjacent to the Burbank Town Center. (more...)

TIDDLER AND OTHER TERRIFIC TALES Continue's Rose Theatre's Summer 2012 Lineup, June 16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2012

The Rose Theatre presents its lineup of shows for the spring and summer season, 2012. For more information, visit: www.rosetheatrekingston.org. (more...)

FREUD┬'S LAST SESSION to Hold Talkback, 6/29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2012

FREUD'S LAST SESSION will feature Love, Sex, the Meaning of Life and the Existence of God, a post-show talkback discussion with Mark Galli, Senior Managing Editor of Christianity Today, Stanton L. Jones, Provost of Wheaton College, and W. Jay Wood, professor and chair in the department of philosophy at Wheaton College, following the 8 p.m. performance on Friday, June 29 at the Mercury Theater, 3745 N. Southport in Chicago (more...)

Tracy Letts and Amy Morton to Lead WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? at Booth Theatre; Opening Set for 10/13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2012

This fall, one of America's most acclaimed theatre ensembles will take on one of the greatest plays of the 20th century when the Steppenwolf Theatre Company production of Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? comes to Broadway to celebrate the play's 50th anniversary. (more...)

RING AROUND THE WORLD Plays Rose Theatre, Now thru June 15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2012

The Rose Theatre presents its lineup of shows for the spring and summer season, 2012. For more information, visit: www.rosetheatrekingston.org. (more...)

The Production Company Presents World Premiere of Steve Yockey's VERY STILL AND HARD TO SEE, Now thru 7/7
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2012

Artistic Directors August Viverito and T L Kolman have announced the third offering of The Production Company's 2012 season: the world premiere of Steve Yockey's VERY STILL AND HARD TO SEE. Helmed by director Michael Matthews and an all-star production team including lighting design by Tim Swiss and sound design by Tony Award nominee Cricket S. Myers. This production will run tonight, June 1 through July 7, 2012 at The Lex Theatre, 6760 Lexington Ave., Hollywood, CA 90038. (more...)

THE HUNCHBACK VARIATIONS Plays 59E59 Theaters, Now thru 7/1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2012

59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer) is thrilled to present the NY premiere of the hit musical comedy THE HUNCHBACK VARIATIONS, based on the play by Mickle Maher, with music by Mark Messing, libretto by Mr. Maher and directed by and featuring George Andrew Wolff and Larry Adams. (more...)

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