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Writers┬' Theatre Presents Heartbreak House 4/19-6/26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 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...)

Galleon Theatre Company Presents THE MAIAS, 3/8-4/3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2011

THE MAIAS, E├ža'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...)

Burning Coal┬'s ┬ĹMockingbird┬' Flies Again, 3/10-20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2011

Burning Coal Theatre Company of Raleigh, NC will re-open its production of To Kill A Mockingbird, a stage adaptation of Harper Lee's classic novel by Christopher Sergel. The production runs March 10 - 20, 2011. Performances are March 10 - 12 and 17 - 19, 2011 at 7:30 pm and March 13 and 20th at 2 p.m. (more...)

Danny Boyle's FRANKENSTEIN Receives US Screenings This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2011

The broadcasts will be shown on screens throughout the U.S. with additional encore dates in most markets. (more...)

Keen Co Continues 10th Anniversary Season with BENEFACTORS, 3/22-4/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 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...)

24/6: A Jewish Theatre Company Presents A DOLL HOUSE 3/20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 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...)

Kent County Theatre Guild Presents BUFFALO GAL, 3/4 -3/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2011

The Kent County Theatre Guild continues the season of laughter with A. R. Gurney's BUFFALO GAL, March 4, 5, 11, 12, 13, 18, and 19. (more...)

Galleon Theatre Company Presents THE MAIAS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2011

THE MAIAS, E├ža'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...)

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...)

Burning Coal┬'s ┬ĹMockingbird┬' Flies Again, Close 3/20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2011

Burning Coal Theatre Company of Raleigh, NC will re-open its production of To Kill A Mockingbird, a stage adaptation of Harper Lee's classic novel by Christopher Sergel. The production runs March 10 - 20, 2011. Performances are March 10 - 12 and 17 - 19, 2011 at 7:30 pm and March 13 and 20th at 2 p.m. (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...)

Pioneer Theatre Company Presents THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK, 3/18-4/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2011

In a co-production with Indiana Repertory Theatre, Pioneer Theatre Company will produce The Diary of Anne Frank, March 18 through April 2, 2011. (more...)

Bergen, Tartaglia, et al. Star in THE TEMPRAMENTALS at the Blank Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2011

Casting is complete and rehearsals have begun for The Blank Theatre Company's final production of its 20th anniversary season, the West Coast premiere of The Temperamentals. Directed by Michael Matthews, The Temperamentals will begin preview performances on Saturday, April 9, 2011 and is set to open on Saturday, April 16 at 8pm. The engagement will run through Sunday, May 22. (more...)

Playwrights' Theater At BU Presents Walking the Volcano
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 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...)

Richard Easton Will Recite 'Bluebeard's Castle' for NY Phil, 3/18, 19, 22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2011

Actor Richard Easton will make his New York Philharmonic debut reciting the prologue to Bluebeard's Castle, also known as The Bard's Poem, at the start of the New York Philharmonic's performances of Bart├│k's Bluebeard's Castle, March 18-19, 2011, at 8:00 p.m., and Tuesday, March 22, at 7:30 p.m. He replaces Marthe Keller, who has withdrawn due to illness. (more...)

Yale Rep Presents AUTUMN SONATA 4/12-5/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 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...)

Danny Boyle's FRANKENSTEIN Receives US Screenings Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2011

The broadcasts will be shown on screens throughout the U.S. with additional encore dates in most markets. (more...)

Richard Easton Will Recite 'Bluebeard's Castle' for NY Phil, 3/18, 19, 22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2011

Actor Richard Easton will make his New York Philharmonic debut reciting the prologue to Bluebeard's Castle, also known as The Bard's Poem, at the start of the New York Philharmonic's performances of Bart├│k's Bluebeard's Castle, March 18-19, 2011, at 8:00 p.m., and Tuesday, March 22, at 7:30 p.m. He replaces Marthe Keller, who has withdrawn due to illness. (more...)

The Kennedy Center Will Present FRAGMENTS Plays, 4/14-17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2011

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents C.I.C.T./Th├ę├ótre 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 H├ęl├Ęne 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...)

TEETH OF THE SONS Previews 4/20 Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 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...)

Goodman Theatre and Teatro Vista Announce 3 Year Partnership
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 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. (more...)

EL NOGALAR Begins Performances 3/26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 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...)

La Mirada Theatre to Screen National's FRANKENSTEIN, 4/3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 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...)

24/6: A Jewish Theatre Company Presents A DOLL HOUSE 3/20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 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...)

Moving Pictures Film and Television Presents HENRY┬'S CRIME, Opens 4/8
by Movies News Desk - Mar 11, 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...)

Burning Coal┬'s ┬ĹMockingbird┬' Flies Again, 3/10-20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2011

Burning Coal Theatre Company of Raleigh, NC will re-open its production of To Kill A Mockingbird, a stage adaptation of Harper Lee's classic novel by Christopher Sergel. The production runs March 10 - 20, 2011. Performances are March 10 - 12 and 17 - 19, 2011 at 7:30 pm and March 13 and 20th at 2 p.m. (more...)

Galleon Theatre Company Presents THE MAIAS at Greenwich Playhouse, 8 March - 3rd April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2011

Galleon Theatre Presents THE MAIAS, a novel by E├ža de Queir├│s Adapted & Produced by Alice de Sousa Directed by Bruce Jamieson; 'On the Basis of at least half a dozen books E├ža ought to be up there with Dickens, Balzac and Tolstoy as one of the nineteenth century's talismanic names.' - Jonathan Keates, The Observer (more...)

NHTP 2011 Summer Camp Registration Opens
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2011

All NHTP summer camps are held at our air-conditioned West End Studio Theatre, 959 Islington Street, in Portsmouth and provide students with the opportunity to create and present their work in a professional theatre venue. (more...)

DePaul University's Bella Konrath-Itkin Dies at 90
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2011

The Theatre School at DePaul University sadly announces the passing of Dr. Bella Konrath-Itkin, who died at St. Joseph┬╣s Hospital in the afternoon on Wednesday, February 9th at age 90. Dr. Itkin was Professor Emeritus of acting at The Theatre School at DePaul University, formerly the Goodman School of Drama, where she taught for 47 years, and directed over 200 productions, including THE SEAGULL, ROMEO AND JULIET, TOYS IN THE ATTIC, The Cherry Orchard, A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE and the Chicago premiere of Tennessee Williams' ECCENTRICITIES OF A NIGHTINGALE. (more...)

ROCK OF AGES Hanggi Helms AND THE CURTAIN RISES at Signature Theatre; Begins 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2011

Virginia's Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre, through its groundbreaking American Musical Voices Project (AMVP), announces the world premiere of the musical comedy And the Curtain Rises (formerly known as Wheatley's Folly). Beginning performances on Thursday, March 17, 2011, And the Curtain Rises marks the third production presented as part of Signature's AMVP, the largest commissioning program for new musicals in the country, following Michael John LaChiusa's Giant in 2009 and Ricky Ian Gordon's Sycamore Trees last year. The Washington Post has said that 'Signature's AMVP is the most ambitious embrace of new musical theater in the DC region.' (more...)

Sarah Ruhl & Les Waters Join Forces for THREE SISTERS at Berkeley Rep
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 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...)

Marin Theatre Company Extends THE SEAGULL Through 2/27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2011

Marin Theatre Company's proudction of Seagull will close Sunday, February 27. (more...)

TimeLine Theatre Announces 2011-12 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2011

TimeLine Theatre Company, named the nation's theater 'Company of the Year' for 2010 by Terry Teachout in The Wall Street Journal and 'one of the Chicago theater's most impressive growth stories' by Chris Jones in the Chicago Tribune, announces its four-play 2011-12 season (more...)

Divine Rivalry Opens at Hartford Stage 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2011

The greatest unknown event of the Renaissance will unfold at Hartford Stage beginning February 24. (more...)

Kent County Theatre Guild Presents BUFFALO GAL, 3/4 -3/19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2011

The Kent County Theatre Guild continues the season of laughter with A. R. Gurney's BUFFALO GAL, March 4, 5, 11, 12, 13, 18, and 19. (more...)

Photo Flash: Alley Theatre's AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2011

Starting this month on the Hubbard stage is the Alley Theatre's powerful new production of Tracy's Lett's August: Osage County. This grand, gripping new play won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the Tony Award for Best Play as well as the Drama Desk Award for Best New Play, the New York Drama Critics' Circle Award for Best Play and the Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding New Broadway Play. Tracy Letts' August: Osage County tells the story of the Westons, a large extended clan that comes together at their Oklahoma home when the patriarch disappears. Forced to confront unspoken truths and secrets, the family must also contend with Violet, a pill-popping, deeply unsettled woman at the center of this storm. This powerful production exposes relationships between unforgettable characters who present themselves with unflinching honesty. Recommended for mature audience, ages 16+. Contains profanity, mature themes, sexuality and drug use. (more...)

AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY Plays Alley Theatre, 2/23-3/13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2011

Starting this month on the Hubbard stage is the Alley Theatre's powerful new production of Tracy's Lett's August: Osage County. (more...)

Roundabout Completes Cast for Murphy Led PEOPLE IN THE PICTURE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2011

Roundabout Theatre Company in association with Tracy Aron, announces the complete cast for the new Broadway musical THE PEOPLE IN THE PICTURE, starring two time Tony® Award-winner Donna Murphy, directed by Leonard Foglia. THE PEOPLE IN THE PICTURE features book & lyrics by Iris Rainer Dart and music by Mike Stoller and Artie Butler. (more...)

Marin Theatre Company Closes THE SEAGULL, 2/20
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2011

Marin Theatre Company presents the world premiere of a new version of Anton Chekhov's Seagull by Libby Appel, former Artistic Director of Oregon Shakespeare Festival, January 27 through February 20. Adapted from a literal translation by Allison Horsley, Appel includes never-before-seen text from Chekhov that has only recently become available. MTC Artistic Director Jasson Minadakis directs a sleek, sexy production of this classic. Opening night is on February 1. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for A DELICATE BALANCE at Almeida Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2011

Lucy Cohu (Julia), Diana Hardcastle (Edna), Ian McElhinney (Harry), Imelda Staunton (Claire) and Tim Pigott-Smith (Tobias) will join the previously announced Penelope Wilton (Agnes) in Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance, directed by James Macdonald which will run at the Almeida Theatre from 5 May - 2 July, with press night on 12 May 2011. A Delicate Balance will be designed by Laura Hopkins with lighting by Guy Hoare and sound by Ian Dickinson. (more...)

Michael Ball, Imelda Staunton, et al. Join Chichester Festival Theatre's 2011 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2011

At the heart of the sixth season from Artistic Director Jonathan Church and Executive Director Alan Finch will be 'a Festival within a Festival' celebrating the achievements of playwright Terence Rattigan in the centenary year of his birth. (more...)

Divine Rivalry Opens at Hartford Stage 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2011

The greatest unknown event of the Renaissance will unfold at Hartford Stage beginning February 24. (more...)

Columbia Presents RIVERS AND TRIBUTARIES 2/16-19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2011

Columbia University School of the Arts, Theatre Arts Program Presents RIVERS AND TRIBUTARIES, Written and Directed by CARIN JEAN WHITE runs February 16-19, 2011 (more...)

Michael Sheen Leads THE PASSION for National Theatre Wales & WildWorks in April
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2011

In a spectacular finale to its triumphant launch year, National Theatre Wales joins forces with WildWorks and brings Port Talbot-born actor Michael Sheen back home to star in The Passion - a one-off theatre event with the community of Port Talbot at its very heart. (more...)

North Coast Rep Extends 2 Pianos 4 Hands Thru 2/13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2011

2 Pianos 4 Hands is the riotous tale of two boys in Canada, Ted and Richard, sharing the same goal: concert pianist stardom. (more...)

Mercedes Ruehl to star in McCarter Theatre's THE HOW AND THE WHY, Closes 2/13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2011

McCarter Theatre (Emily Mann, Artistic Director; Timothy J. Shields, Managing Director) is pleased to announce that Academy Award, Tony and Obie Award winner Mercedes Ruehl will star in the two-character world premiere of Sarah Treem's The How and The Why. Directed by Emily Mann, the cast will also feature New Jersey native Bess Rous. The production runs through February 13. (more...)

Ana en el tr├│pico Plays Miracle Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2011

ANA EN EL TRÓPICO (Anna in the Tropics), written by Nilo Cruz and directed by Christy Drogosch (more...)

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