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The Nora Theatre Company Presents THE CARETAKER Runs 10/1-11/1 At Central Square Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2009

When an elderly tramp is given lodging in the derelict home of two brothers, the ensuing relationships and shifting alliances intensify with hilarious and unsettling consequences in Harold Pinter's great psychological drama, The Caretaker. (more...)

The Caretaker to Run Oct. 1 - Nov. 1 at Central Square Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2009

When an elderly tramp is given lodging in the derelict home of two brothers, the ensuing relationships and shifting alliances intensify with hilarious and unsettling consequences in Harold Pinter?s great psychological drama, The Caretaker. Featuring John Kuntz as Aston, Michael Balcanoff as Davies, and Joe Lanza as Mick and directed by Daniel Gidron, The Nora Theatre Company presents The Caretaker from Thursday, October 1 through Sunday, November 1 at Central Square Theater. The Press Opening is set for Sunday, October 4 at 2 PM. (more...)

terraNOVA Collective Presents SUBTERRANEAN Monthly Performance Party 10/1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2009

terraNOVA Collective returns October 1, 2009 at 10:00pm with SUBTERRANEAN, their monthly performance party in the D-Lounge, a 75-seat cabaret-style venue below the Daryl Roth Theatre at 101 East 15th Street at Union Square. (more...)

Barrow, Naughton Star In EMBRACEABLE ME, Plays Theatre Row's Kirk Theatre 10/23-11/14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2009

Rachel Reiner Productions is proud to present the World Premiere of Victor L. Cahn's EMBRACEABLE ME, directed by Eric Parness. EMBRACEABLE ME will begin performances on Friday, October 23 and will open on Wednesday, October 28, running thru November 14 at Theatre Row's Kirk Theatre (410 West 42nd Street). (more...)

A Noise Within Presents CRIME AND PUNISHMENT 10/17-12/17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2009

A Noise Within (ANW), the critically acclaimed classical repertory theatre company, presents a new adaptation of FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY's towering masterpiece CRIME AND PUNISHMENT created by Marilyn Campbell and Curt Columbus, which opens Saturday, October 17 and closes Thursday, December 17, 2009 (previews begin Saturday, October 10). (more...)

Photo Flash: Mikel Sarah Lambert Stars In THE SAVANNAH DISPUTATION
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2009

Mikel Sarah Lambert will take on the role of Margaret in the West Coast premiere of Evan Smith's The Savannah Disputation. (more...)

Shaw Fest To Feature 'Doctor's Dilemma,' 'One Touch of Venus,' 'Harvey,' and 'The Women' in 2010 Program
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2009

Artistic director Jackie Maxwell and producer of the Shaw Festival announced the Shaw Festival's 2010 program this weekend. Hosted by Niagara-on-the-Lake, the festival, which operates in four venues in Ontario Canada features plays by Shaw and his contemporaries, as well as plays about the period in which he lived. (more...)

Mikel Sarah Lambert Joins Cast Of THE SAVANNAH DISPUTATION, Runs 9/26-11/1 At Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2009

Mikel Sarah Lambert will take on the role of Margaret in the West Coast premiere of Evan Smith's The Savannah Disputation. The previously announced Robin Pearson Rose has left the cast due to an unexpected family emergency. Directed by Kim Rubinstein, The Savannah Disputation will run in the Globe's Arena Stage at the San Diego Museum of Art's James S. Copley Auditorium Sept. 26 - Nov. 1, 2009. (more...)

Michael Attenborough To Direct Kinnear, Maxwell Martin And Miles In MEASURE FOR MEASURE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2009

Michael Attenborough will direct Rory Kinnear as Angelo, Anna Maxwell Martin as Isabella and Ben Miles as the Duke in William Shakespeare's Measure for Measure at the Almeida. (more...)

FRANKENSTEIN: A Rock Musical Concert Event Performed 10/31 At The Highline Ballroom
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2009

RGA Productions presents Frankenstein, a concert and rock music telling of the iconic Mary Shelley tale featuring a Grand Rock style that evokes the sound of Pink Floyd, Evanescense, Alan Parsons Projects, Metallica, Stravinsky & Bartok. (more...)

Colony Theatre to Hold West Coast Premiere of BETTER ANGELS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2009

The Colony Theatre Company presents the third production of its 35th anniversary season, the West Coast Premiere of BETTER ANGELS, written by Wayne Peter Liebman and directed by Dan Bonnell. BETTER ANGELS will preview on Wednesday, October 21; Thursday, October 22 and Friday, October 23 at 8:00pm and will open on Saturday, October 24 at 8:00pm and continue through Sunday, November 22 at The Colony Theatre. (more...)

Annette Bening Premieres Tonight in MEDEA at Freud Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2009

Academy Award nominee Annette Bening premieres to night in the title role of a new interpretation of Euripides' MEDEA. The show, which opens tonight after several days of previews at UCLA's Freud Playhouse will run through Oct. 18. Lenka Udovicki directs. (more...)

Malkovich, Lane to Star in Disney's 'Secretariat'
by Movies News Desk - Sep 22, 2009

John Malkovich will star alongside Diane Lane in the Disney movie, 'Secretariat,' directed by Randall Wallace. Details regarding filming and a release have yet to be announced. (more...)

RIALTO CHATTER: Hollywood Reporter Says Neil Patrick Harris to Join Spader, Washington and Thomas in Mamet's RACE
by Rialto Chatter - Sep 21, 2009

Roger Friedman in reporting at HollywoodReporter.com in his column that 'And Kerry Washington is headed to Broadway this fall in David Mamet's 'Race' with James Spader and Richard Thomas. I've heard that rounding out this cast will be Doogie Howser, hot-as-a-pistol Neil Patrick Harris. From the Tonys to the Emmys to Broadway. And Mamet. He would never have made this much money as a doctor!' (more...)

'Holly Goes Naked' For West End 'TIFFANY'S'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2009

Sean Mathias is to direct Anna Friel as Holly Golightly and Joseph Cross as William 'Fred' Parsons in Samuel Adamson's new stage adaptation of Truman Capote's classic novella Breakfast at Tiffany's, currently in its 50th anniversary year. (more...)

Magic Opens its 2009-2010 Season With GOLDFISH and MRS. WHITNEY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2009

Magic Theatre, San Francisco's premiere home for new plays, kicks off its 2009-2010 Season with Goldfish and the world premiere of Mrs. Whitney - two plays by John Kolvenbach playing in rep this fall. (more...)

David Troughton Joins Kevin Spacey For The Old Vic's INHERIT THE WIND, Runs 18 Sept. - 20 Dec.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2009

David Troughton joins Kevin Spacey to lead the cast in Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee's explosive courtroom classic Inherit the Wind directed by Trevor Nunn. Inherit the Wind plays at The Old Vic, London 18 September - 20 December 2009, with a Press Night set for Thursday, 1 October 2009. (more...)

Annette Bening Stars In UCLA Live's MEDEA At Freud Playhouse 9/18 - 10/18
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2009

A world premiere production of 'Medea' starring Annette Bening will kick off UCLA Live's 2009-10 season, announced artistic and executive director David Sefton Wednesday evening at Royce Hall. The play, the first-ever original production created by UCLA Live, will be directed by Croatia's Lenka Udovicki who is known for her opera and theater creations throughout Europe. (more...)

Michael McKean Will Reprise SUPERIOR DONUTS Role On Broadway, Previews Begin 9/17, Opens 10/1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2009

Theatre, film, television and music star Michael McKean will reprise his role as donut shop owner Arthur Przybyszewski in the Broadway premiere of Steppenwolf Theatre Company?s new American play Superior Donuts, by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning ensemble member Tracy Letts, directed by ensemble member Tina Landau. Mr. McKean originated the role during Superior Donuts? sold-out, world premiere at Steppenwolf last summer. Full casting will be announced shortly. (more...)

Just Announced: Regina Spektor to Collaborate with Tina Landau and Michael Korie on Broadway Bound BEAUTY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2009

Rising singer-songwriter and Sire/Warner Bros. recording artist Regina Spektor will join playwright / director Tina Landau (Floyd Collins) and lyricist Michael Korie (Grey Gardens) to create the new musical BEAUTY, to be produced by Elephant Eye Theatrical (Stuart Oken, Michael Leavitt, Five Cent Productions), aiming for the 2011-12 Broadway season, following an out-of-town tryout to be announced. Landau will write the book and direct; Spektor the music, and Korie the lyrics. (more...)

The Talking Band Returns to La MaMa E.T.C. With RADNEVSKY'S REAL MAGIC, Previews 10/9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2009

Acclaimed downtown theatre company The Talking Band returns to La MaMa E.T.C. (74 East 4th Street) this fall with RADNEVSKY'S REAL MAGIC -- a magical new play by Paul Zimet and Peter Samelson about a master illusionist returning to the stage after almost thirty years out of the limelight -- with previews set to begin October 9, prior to its official press opening October 11. (more...)

SUPERIOR DONUTS To Play The Music Box Theatre, Previews Begin 9/17, Opens 10/1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2009

Superior Donuts, Steppenwolf's new American play by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning ensemble member Tracy Letts will follow Letts' Tony Award-winning play August: Osage County into The Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street), beginning performances on Wednesday, September 16, 2009, with an officially opening on Thursday, October 1, 2009. (more...)

NATHAN THE WISE Receives American Premiere, Starring Strathairn, At People's Light 9/16-10/11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2009

People's Light & Theatre Company kicks off their 35th Anniversary Season with the American Premiere of NATHAN THE WISE translated by Edward Kemp from the play by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing. NATHAN THE WISE runs from September 16 - October 11, 2009, on the Main Stage. Artistic Director Abigail Adams directs. People's Light & Theatre is located at 39 Conestoga Road, Malvern. (more...)

Mikel Sarah Lambert Joins Cast Of THE SAVANNAH DISPUTATION, Runs 9/26-11/1 At Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2009

Mikel Sarah Lambert will take on the role of Margaret in the West Coast premiere of Evan Smith's The Savannah Disputation. The previously announced Robin Pearson Rose has left the cast due to an unexpected family emergency. Directed by Kim Rubinstein, The Savannah Disputation will run in the Globe's Arena Stage at the San Diego Museum of Art's James S. Copley Auditorium Sept. 26 - Nov. 1, 2009. (more...)

terraNOVA Collective Presents SUBTERRANEAN Monthly Performance Party 10/1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2009

terraNOVA Collective returns October 1, 2009 at 10:00pm with SUBTERRANEAN, their monthly performance party in the D-Lounge, a 75-seat cabaret-style venue below the Daryl Roth Theatre at 101 East 15th Street at Union Square. (more...)

Photo Flash: AMERICAN BUFFALO At TheeatreWorks Hartford
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2009

In the raw, urgent, riotous 'American Buffalo', three small-time crooks plot to steal a priceless coin collection. Strategizing from the confines of a pathetic Chicago junk shop, the would-be masterminds each try to control the logistics of their ill-fated scheme. But along the way they make virtually every mistake imaginable and their outlandishly bad planning, stupidity and ego ultimately make for just about the most poorly concocted heist of all time. (more...)

The Primary Stages School of Theater Adds New Masterclass Series, Features Michael Cristofer, Lisa Kron, Neil LaBute & More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2009

The Primary Stages School of Theater (PSST) has announced a newly created Master Class Series that was created to provide students the chance to gain rare insight and experience from some of the finest working professionals in the theater. (more...)

NEVER LAND Opens 10/8 At Rogue Machine
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2009

Fierce passions flood through Phyllis Nagy's award-winning play, a visionary love story set in a remote, rain-swept village in the South of France. NEVER LAND'S exploration of love, loss, cultural dispossession and the abiding power of the human imagination moves from scabrous wit to heart-breaking tenderness as it charts the course of three fateful days in the lives of a singular French family that yearns to be English. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Presents THE RETRIBUTIONISTS 8/21 Through 9/27, Opens 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2009

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) kicks off its 2009/2010 Season with the World Premiere of THE RETRIBUTIONISTS, a new play by Daniel Goldfarb (Modern Orthodox, Adam Baum and the Jew Movie). The production will begin previews on Friday, August 21 with an Opening Night set for Tuesday, September 15 at 7PM. The limited engagement will run through Sunday, September 27 at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street). (more...)

David Mamet Reveals Plotline Of His Upcoming Broadway Play RACE To The New York Times
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2009

David Mamet has revealed the basic plot details of his upcoming new Broadway play RACE in an essay for The New York Times. (more...)

Two Original Plays Mark The 10th Anniversary of Native Voices at the Autry
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2009

Season Opens in November 2009 with World Premiere of Carbon Black, a Suspenseful Psychological Drama by Terry Gomez (Comanche) (more...)

HAMLET With Jude Law Begins Performances 9/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2009

Performances begin tomorrow night, Saturday, September 12th, for the critically acclaimed Donmar Warehouse production of William Shakespeare's HAMLET with Jude Law in the title role, directed by Michael Grandage. The production opens October 6 at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street). HAMLET will play a strictly limited run of 12 weeks only. (more...)

Complete Casting Announced For Broadway's HAMLET With Jude Law; Previews 9/12, Opening 10/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2009

Producer Arielle Tepper Madover and the Donmar Warehouse are pleased to announce the complete Broadway cast for William Shakespeare's HAMLET, with Jude Law in the title role, directed by Michael Grandage. The production will begin performances at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street) on Saturday, September 12 for a strictly limited run of twelve weeks only. Opening night is Tuesday, October 6. (more...)

HAMLET With Jude Law Begins Performances 9/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2009

Performances begin tomorrow night, Saturday, September 12th, for the critically acclaimed Donmar Warehouse production of William Shakespeare's HAMLET with Jude Law in the title role, directed by Michael Grandage. The production opens October 6 at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street). HAMLET will play a strictly limited run of 12 weeks only. (more...)

Factory 449 Presents Sarah Kane's 4.48 PSYCHOSIS, 10/8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2009

Factory 449: a theatre collective debuts with its inaugural production of 4.48 PSYCHOSIS by Sarah Kane, author of Crave and Blasted. The production, a remount of Factory 449's award-winning workshop production staged as part of the 2009 Capital Fringe Festival, was recognized as "Best Drama" & "Best Overall Production" by the Festival and "Favorite Festival Play" by DC Theatre Scene. Directed by John Moletress and produced by Rick Hammerly, the cast features Factory 449 company members Sara Barker, Lisa Hodsoll and Brian Hemmingsen. (more...)

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Presents THE GRAPES OF WRATH, 10/21-11/15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2009

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey continues its fall season with the epic masterpiece The Grapes of Wrath by Frank Galati, from the novel by John Steinbeck. The production is directed by Joe Discher, who directed the critically acclaimed Shakespeare Theatre production of Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men in 2004. The Tony Award-winning The Grapes of Wrath begins performances on October 21 and continues through November 15 at the Shakespeare Theatre Main Stage. (more...)

Photo Flash: Writers' Theatre Presents ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2009

Writers' Theatre Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma announce Tom Stoppard's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead directed by Artistic Director Michael Halberstam. (more...)

Complete Casting Announced For Broadway's HAMLET With Jude Law; Previews 9/12, Opening 10/6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2009

Producer Arielle Tepper Madover and the Donmar Warehouse are pleased to announce the complete Broadway cast for William Shakespeare's HAMLET, with Jude Law in the title role, directed by Michael Grandage. The production will begin performances at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street) on Saturday, September 12 for a strictly limited run of twelve weeks only. Opening night is Tuesday, October 6. (more...)

BROKE-OLOGY Opens Tonight At LCT, 10/5
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2009

The Lincoln Center Theater's production of BROKE-OLOGY, a new play by Nathan Louis Jackson, opens at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater tonight, 10/5. Previews began on September 10. The production is directed by Thomas Kail with a cast featuring Francois Battiste, Crystal A. Dickinson, Alano Miller and Wendell Pierce. (more...)

LCT Announces Battiste, Dickinson, Miller And Pierce To Star In BROKE-OLOGY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2009

Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Andre Bishop, Artistic Director, and Bernard Gersten, Executive Producer) has announced that Francois Battiste, Crystal A. Dickinson, Alano Miller and Wendell Pierce will be featured in its upcoming production of BROKE-OLOGY, a new play by Nathan Louis Jackson, directed by Thomas Kail. (more...)

Celtic Kiss Productions Presents World Premiere of THE GIFT, 10/13
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2009

Celtic Kiss Productions will present the world premiere of Eamon McDonnell's THE GIFT beginning on 10/4. Directed by Dimitry Devdariani, THE GIFT will open at the Greenwich Playhouse. (more...)

LCT Announces Battiste, Dickinson, Miller And Pierce To Star In BROKE-OLOGY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2009

Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Andre Bishop, Artistic Director, and Bernard Gersten, Executive Producer) has announced that Francois Battiste, Crystal A. Dickinson, Alano Miller and Wendell Pierce will be featured in its upcoming production of BROKE-OLOGY, a new play by Nathan Louis Jackson, directed by Thomas Kail. (more...)

LCT Announces Battiste, Dickinson, Miller And Pierce To Star In BROKE-OLOGY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2009

Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Andre Bishop, Artistic Director, and Bernard Gersten, Executive Producer) has announced that Francois Battiste, Crystal A. Dickinson, Alano Miller and Wendell Pierce will be featured in its upcoming production of BROKE-OLOGY, a new play by Nathan Louis Jackson, directed by Thomas Kail. (more...)

LCT Announces Battiste, Dickinson, Miller And Pierce To Star In BROKE-OLOGY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2009

Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Andre Bishop, Artistic Director, and Bernard Gersten, Executive Producer) has announced that Francois Battiste, Crystal A. Dickinson, Alano Miller and Wendell Pierce will be featured in its upcoming production of BROKE-OLOGY, a new play by Nathan Louis Jackson, directed by Thomas Kail. (more...)

LCT Announces Battiste, Dickinson, Miller And Pierce To Star In BROKE-OLOGY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2009

Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Andre Bishop, Artistic Director, and Bernard Gersten, Executive Producer) has announced that Francois Battiste, Crystal A. Dickinson, Alano Miller and Wendell Pierce will be featured in its upcoming production of BROKE-OLOGY, a new play by Nathan Louis Jackson, directed by Thomas Kail. (more...)

LCT Announces Battiste, Dickinson, Miller And Pierce To Star In BROKE-OLOGY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2009

Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Andre Bishop, Artistic Director, and Bernard Gersten, Executive Producer) has announced that Francois Battiste, Crystal A. Dickinson, Alano Miller and Wendell Pierce will be featured in its upcoming production of BROKE-OLOGY, a new play by Nathan Louis Jackson, directed by Thomas Kail. (more...)

Green, Robinette, Rose, and Sutorious Lead Cast of THE SAVANNAH DISPUTATION at The Old Globe's Arena Stage, Opens 10/1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2009

Old Globe Executive Producer Lou Spisto today announced the complete cast and creative team for the West Coast premiere of Evan Smith's comedy, The Savannah Disputation. Directed by Kim Rubinstein, The Savannah Disputation will run in the Globe's Arena Stage at the San Diego Museum of Art's James S. Copley Auditorium Sept. 26 - Nov. 1, 2009. (more...)

Tracy Lett's SUPERIOR DONUTS To Be 'Served' On Bdwy 10/1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2009

Steppenwolf Theatre Company is pleased to announce its new American play Superior Donuts, by Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning ensemble member Tracy Letts and directed by ensemble member Tina Landau, will open on Broadway October 1, 2009 (at a Shubert Theatre to be announced). Superior Donuts makes its Broadway debut direct from its sold-out world premiere at Steppenwolf last summer. Casting for the Broadway engagement will be announced shortly. (more...)

SUPERIOR DONUTS To Play The Music Box Theatre, Previews Begin 9/17, Opens 10/1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2009

Superior Donuts, Steppenwolf's new American play by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning ensemble member Tracy Letts will follow Letts' Tony Award-winning play August: Osage County into The Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street), beginning performances on Wednesday, September 16, 2009, with an officially opening on Thursday, October 1, 2009. (more...)

Michael McKean Will Reprise SUPERIOR DONUTS Role On Broadway, Previews Begin 9/17, Opens 10/1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2009

Theatre, film, television and music star Michael McKean will reprise his role as donut shop owner Arthur Przybyszewski in the Broadway premiere of Steppenwolf Theatre Company?s new American play Superior Donuts, by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning ensemble member Tracy Letts, directed by ensemble member Tina Landau. Mr. McKean originated the role during Superior Donuts? sold-out, world premiere at Steppenwolf last summer. Full casting will be announced shortly. (more...)

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