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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...)

BRIDESBURG Comes To The Gene Frankel Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2012

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...)

Classic Stage Company┬'s CHERRY ORCHARD Extends Through 1/8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2012

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...)

Sixth Avenue Theater Presents NERVE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2012

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...)

Raven Theatre Presents Dating Walter Dante 2/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2012

Raven Theatre is set to present the world premiere of Chicago playwright, Jon Steinhagen's play, Dating Walter Dante, directed by Cody Estle. (more...)

SoHo Rep And The Play Company Presents THE UGLY ONE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2012

After nearly 100 productions of the play around the world, including two by the Royal Court Theatre in London, Soho Rep and The Play Company, in association with John Adrian Selzer, will present the New York premiere February 1-26, 2012. (more...)

Jessica Chastain Leads Broadway's THE HEIRESS, Fall 2012; Moises Kaufman Helms
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2012

Acclaimed actress Jessica Chastain, winner of 2011 New York, Los Angeles and Chicago Film Critics and National Board of Review Awards and recently nominated for Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Awards, will make her Broadway debut starring in the Tony Award®-winning play The Heiress. (more...)

Sixth Avenue Theater Presents NERVE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2012

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...)

F. Murray Abraham to Lead Classic Stage Company's GALILEO, 2/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2012

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick, will present Academy Award winner F. Murray Abraham in a new production of Bertolt Brecht's GALILEO, translated by Charles Laughton, and directed by Kulick, beginning performances Wednesday, February 1 at CSC (136 East 13th Street) for a limited engagement through Sunday, March 11. The official press opening for GALILEO is Sunday, February 12. Tickets for GALILEO go on sale to the public today, Tuesday, January 3. (more...)

Writers┬' Theatre Presents Randall Colburn┬'s Hesperia
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2012

Writers' Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, continues its 20th Anniversary Season with Hesperia by Randall Colburn, directed by Associate Artistic Director Stuart Carden. (more...)

Equity Company Members of Theatre Presents A SHADE OF GREEN, 1/27-2/19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2012

The Equity Company Members of Theatre 9/12 present the World Premiere of A SHADE OF GREEN (formerly SHADES OF GREEN), starring Michael Oaks and Gregory Michaels. (more...)

John Doyle to Helm PASSION at Classic Stage Company in 2013
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2012

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick, will next season present new production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Tony Award-winning musical PASSION, to be directed by John Doyle (the Tony Award-winning revivals of Sondheim's Sweeney Todd and Company). PASSION is slated to begin performances in February, 2013. (more...)

Emily Mann's Execution of Justice Comes to Southwark Playhouse in 2012
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2012

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

Animus Theatre Presents WHERE'S MY MONEY? at Cherry Lane, 1/28-2/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2012

Animus Theatre Company announced its inaugural production of John Patrick Shanley's Where's My Money? opening on Saturday, January 28 at Manhattan's Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street) and running through Sunday, February 12. The cast is led by Jonathan Judge- Russo (Treasure Island (Drama Desk Nom.); The Irish Play), and the play is directed by Alex Correia (The Cherry Orchard at CSC (AD) and INTAR's Resident Director from 2008 to 2009). Ticket prices range from $15- ?$18 and can be purchased by visiting www.animustheatre.org or www.cherrylanetheatre.org. (more...)

The Actors' Ensemble and GoShow Entertainment Presents Chekhovek 2/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2012

Chekhovek, a new comedy adapted and directed by Melania Levitsky from nine of Anton Chekhov's best known short stories, will be given its New York premiere when previews begin Wednesday, February 1, at 8:00 pm for an opening Tuesday, February 7, at 7:00pm at the ArcLight Theatre, 152 West 71st Street. (more...)

The Actors' Ensemble and GoShow Entertainment Present CHEKHOVEK, 2/7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2012

Chekhovek, a new comedy adapted and directed by Melania Levitsky from nine of Anton Chekhov's best known short stories, will be given its New York premiere when previews begin Wednesday, February 1, at 8:00 pm for an opening Tuesday, February 7, at 7:00pm at the ArcLight Theatre, 152 West 71st Street. (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...)

CHANNELING KEVIN SPACEY Announces New Block Of Tix
by BWW News Desk - Dec 31, 2011

Channeling Kevin Spacey, the hilarious two-person tour de force comedy which began its Off Broadway run on April 17 after three "Best of Fest" wins at the Toronto, Edmonton and Winnipeg Fringe Festivals, has released a new block of tickets for sale for performances through December 31, 2011. (more...)

Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati Presents SNOW WHITE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 31, 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...)

Oregon Shakespeare Fest's EQUIVOCATION Comes To Arena Stage 11/18-1/1
by BWW News Desk - Dec 31, 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...)

Classic Stage Company's CHERRY ORCHARD Closes
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 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...)

BRIDESBURG Comes To The Gene Frankel Theater 1/9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 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...)

Sixth Avenue Theater Presents NERVE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 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...)

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...)

The Traverse Theatre Co Presents MIDSUMMER (A PLAY WITH SONGS)
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2011

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STAGE TUBE: Tracey Ullman Pays Tribute to Kennedy Center Honoree Meryl Streep
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 28, 2011

Artists, friends and peers of this year's five Kennedy Center honorees converged in Washington, D.C., on December 4 to present entertaining and heartfelt tributes at the 34th Annual Kennedy Center Honors, an entertainment special to be broadcast which was broadcast on CBS last night, December 27. For the ninth consecutive year, Caroline Kennedy served as host. Click below to watch (or re-watch!) comedian Tracey Ullman honor stage and screen legend Meryl Streep! (more...)

Artists Rep Presents Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Carol
by BWW News Desk - Dec 24, 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...)

Besterman, Shaw, Gemmel et al. Set for Papatango New Writing Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 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...)

BRIDESBURG Comes To The Gene Frankel Theater 1/9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 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...)

Director, Teacher Heidi Helen Davis Passes Away at 60
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2011

Director, teacher and actress Heidi Helen Davis known for her work in Los Angeles at the Theatricum Botanicum, Mark Taper Forum, East West Players and Ensemble Studio Theatre has died. She was 60. Ms. Davis died December 15th at Cedars Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles after a yearlong struggle with breast cancer. Her son and ex-husband were by her side. (more...)

Christina Ricci Joins Cast of Classic Stage Company's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Opposite Bebe Neuwirth
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2011

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick, has announced that acclaimed actress Christina Ricci will join two-time Tony Award winner Bebe Neuwirth in the company's upcoming production of William Shakespeare's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM. Directed by Tony Speciale, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM will begin performances Wednesday, March 28 and play a limited engagement through Sunday, May 6. Neuwirth will play the role of Titania and Ricci the role of Hermia. Additional casting will be announced early in the new year. Tickets will go on sale to the general public February 6. CSC is currently presenting the highly-acclaimed, sold-out production of Anton Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard (through January 8 only) and will next present Academy Award winner F. Murray Abraham in Bertolt Brecht's GALILEO, directed by Brian Kulick, beginning performances Wednesday, February 1. (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 19, 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 - Dec 18, 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...)

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...)

STAGE TUBE: Meryl Streep to be Featured on Tonight's 60 MINUTES
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 18, 2011

Morley Safer will profile the actress tonight on 60 MINUTES, which airs at 7 PM. Get a sneak peek below! (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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