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New Plays by LaBute, Gurney, Brunstetter and More Set for TBTB's MORE OF OUR PARTS, 6/21-7/1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2012

Theater Breaking Through Barriers (TBTB), the renowned Off-Broadway company known for its productions that integrate able-bodied actors with artists with disabilities, presents MORE OF OUR PARTS - its second annual festival of short plays about disabilities and the people affected by them, featuring world premieres by Neil LaBute, A.R. Gurney, Bekah Brunstetter, Bruce Graham, Samuel D. Hunter, and Jeffrey Sweet - with performances to run June 21 through July 1 at Theatre Row's Clurman Theatre (410 West 42nd Street). TBTB artistic director and founder Ike Schambelan, Tony-nominee Pamela Birch, Christopher Burris, TBTB company member Christina Roussos, and Russell Treyz, and direct. (more...)

Nick Westrate and Jeff Still Join Off-Broadway's TRIBES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2012

The producers of the acclaimed new Off-Broadway hit Tribes have announced new additions to the clan: Nick Westrate, winner of a 2012 Special Drama Desk Award for his versatility in the 2011-2012 season (Unnatural Acts, Love's Labor's Lost, and Galileo) will temporarily assume the role of Daniel while Will Brill takes a leave of absence from May 30 - July 1, and Jeff Still, who originated leading roles in the Barrow Street Theatre productions of Our Town and Orson's Shadow (both directed by David Cromer),will assume the role of Christopher beginning July 1, replacing Jeff Perry, who departs to begin filming the second season of ABC's "Scandal." Tribes, which recently won the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Foreign Play,is currently in performance at The Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street). (more...)

Finborough Theatre Presents AN INCIDENT AT THE BORDER, Beginning 22 July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2012

The world premiere of the full-length version of a new play by acclaimed young playwright, Kieran Lynn, An Incident At The Border opens at the Finborough Theatre for a limited run of eight Sunday and Monday and Tuesday matinee performances on Sunday, 22 July 2012 (Press Night: Monday, 23 July 2012 at 7.30pm). (more...)

David Hyde Pierce, Sigourney Weaver et al. Lead Lincoln Center's VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2012

Lincoln Center Theater has announced that Genevieve Angelson, Shalita Grant, Billy Magnussen, Kristine Nielsen, David Hyde Pierce and Sigourney Weaver will be featured in the New York premiere of VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE, a new play by Christopher Durang, to be directed by Nicholas Martin, beginning performances Thursday, October 25 and opening Monday, November 12 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater. (more...)

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

Public Theater to Tour RICHARD III This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2012

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Patrick Willingham) will take its MOBILE SHAKESPEARE UNIT on tour again this July with a production of RICHARD III, directed by Amanda Dehnert. The three-week tour, July 16 to August 3, will bring free Shakespeare to audiences who have limited or no access to the arts before a sit-down run at The Public Theater, August 6-25. Tickets for Richard III at The Public are $15 and go on sale July 12. (more...)

Actors' Theatre of Columbus Presents THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, 6/28-7/29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2012

Actors' Theatre of Columbus tackles The Merchant of Venice as its mid-summer offering in order to let audiences decide Shakespeare's intent for Shylock themselves. John S. Kuhn, Artistic Director of Actors' Theatre, who is also playing the role of Shylock, promises a nuanced performance from all of the actors in this production, which runs June 28 through July 29. (more...)

Trevor Nunn Helms Alan Ayckbourn's A CHORUS OF DISAPPROVAL in The West End; Nigel Harman et al. Lead
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2012

Trevor Nunn is to direct a cast including Rob Brydon, Nigel Harman and Ashley Jensen in Alan Ayckbourn's A Chorus of Disapproval opening at the Harold Pinter Theatre later this year. Joining the trio on stage will be Teresa Banham, Daisy Beaumont, Georgia Brown, Rob Compton, Matthew Cottle and Steven Edis, who is also the show's Musical Director. The production runs September 17, 2012 - January 5, 2013, with an opening night scheduled for September 27, 2012. (more...)

Brydon, Harman, Jensen to Lead Cast of A CHORUS OF DISAPPROVAL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2012

Trevor Nunn is to direct a cast including Rob Brydon, Nigel Harman and Ashley Jensen in Alan Ayckbourn's A CHORUS OF DISAPPROVAL opening at the Harold Pinter Theatre later this year. (more...)

Alec Baldwin to Return to Broadway in ORPHANS - Spring 2013!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2012

The New York Times is reporting that Alec Baldwin will return to Broadway in the Spring of 2013 in a new production of OPRHANS, to be directed by Tony-winner Daniel Sullivan. There is no word yet on a theatre or additional cast members for the production. (more...)

John Neville Memorial Set for 7/15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2012

A celebration of the life of John Neville will be held in Stratford next month. Mr. Neville, who was Artistic Director of the Stratford Shakespeare Festival from 1986 to 1989, died on November 19. He was 86. (more...)

Florida Studio Theatre Opens TALLEY'S FOLLY in the Keating, 7/25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2012

Florida Studio Theatre announces the second show of its Summer season, Lanford Wilson's Talley's Folly, which begins performances in FST's Keating Theatre (1241 N. Palm Ave.) on Wednesday, July 25 at 8:00pm. Tickets are on sale and can be purchased online at www.Floridastudiotheatre.org, by phone at (941) 366-9000 or by visiting the Box Office. Single tickets to Talley's Folly range from $19-$36. (more...)

Owen, Izzard et al Join PLAYING THE GAMES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2012

From 26 July - 12 August 2012, the Criterion Theatre will present PLAYING THE GAMES, a programme of work which will celebrate both artistic and sporting talent featuring emerging and established actors, comedians, musicians, playwrights and Olympians. Tickets for Playing The Games are now on sale. (more...)

THE SLUTS OF SUTTON DRIVE Are Set for The Finborough Theatre, London, 24 June to 9 July
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 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...)

BWW Looks Ahead: Fall Season 2012 - Early Preview!
by BWW - Jul 7, 2012

Now that the 2012 awards season has come to a close, BroadwayWorld is looking ahead to an exciting season coming up. This summer/fall Broadway will welcome a plethora of productions - from star-studded revivals to exciting new musicals. Below, we bring you the line-up of officially announced upcoming shows (still subject to change). Don't forget to stay tuned for more even more opening announcements expected soon! (more...)

Mark Rylance Drops Out of 2012 Summer Olympics Opening Ceremony
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2012

Tony winner Mark Rylance, who was set to perform in the Shakespeare-inspired opening ceremony for the 2012 Summer Olympics, has dropped out of the event due to a death in his family. Rylance said in a statement through the Old Globe: 'our beloved daughter and sister Nataasha passed away of unsuspected natural causes early on Sunday morning.' (more...)

HOUSE Opens Rogue Machine's Off The Clock Series Tonight, 7/6
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2012

On the heels of their 2011 Best Production Awards sweep (Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle, LA Weekly, Ovation, and Garland Awards) for Small Engine Repair, which launched Rogue Machine's "Off The Clock" series last season, HOUSE will take the first late night slot this season tonight, July 6th. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For RSC's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2012

Joining Paul Bhattacharjee and Meera Syal as the sparring lovers Benedick and Beatrice is a stellar cast of British Asian actors including Amara Karan as the wronged young lover Hero, Kulvinder Ghir as Borachio and Madhav Sharma as Leonto. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Criterion Theatre's AFTER THE PARTY and TAKING PART
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2012

From 26 July - 12 August 2012, the Criterion Theatre will present Playing The Games, a programme of work which will celebrate both artistic and sporting talent featuring emerging and established actors, comedians, musicians, playwrights and Olympians. Sam Hodges, Producer of the Criterion Theatre, has commissioned two new plays by emerging British playwrights Serge Cartwright and Adam Brace in response to the presence of the Olympic Games in London-After the Party and Taking Part, respectively. Check out photos from both shows in rehearsal below! (more...)

Actors' Theatre of Columbus Presents THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, 6/28-7/29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2012

Actors' Theatre of Columbus tackles The Merchant of Venice as its mid-summer offering in order to let audiences decide Shakespeare's intent for Shylock themselves. John S. Kuhn, Artistic Director of Actors' Theatre, who is also playing the role of Shylock, promises a nuanced performance from all of the actors in this production, which runs June 28 through July 29. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes with First Folio's THE MERCHANT OF VENICE
by Stage Tube - Jul 27, 2012

First Folio Theatre, known for bringing high quality performances of Shakespeare and other classics to the Chicagoland suburbs, closes its landmark 15th season with William Shakespeare's most controversial play, The Merchant of Venice. A complex tale of hatred, love, revenge, and betrayal, The Merchant of Venice opened on Saturday, July 14, and runs through August 19, 2012. Click below to watch video interviews with the cast about their inspirations, favorite scenes and more! (more...)

Casting Announced for THE RESISTABLE RISE OF ARTURO UI in Chichester, Beg. June 29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 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...)

First Folio Theatre Presents SHYLOCK AND HIS DAUGHTER, Now thru 8/16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2012

First Folio Theatre, (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83), is presenting a special fully staged reading of SHYLOCK AND HIS DAUGHTER by Maurice Schwartz tonight, July 26 and Thursday, August 2, 9, and 16 at 8:15 p.m. Originally written for the Yiddish theater and translated into English, this play tells the same story as First Folio's main stage Shakespeare-under-the-Stars production, The Merchant of Venice, but from Shylock's perspective. (more...)

Shakespeare Orange County Presents MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, 8/16-9/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2012

Shakespeare Orange County will present William Shakespeare's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING August 16 through September 1 at Garden Grove's open air Festival Amphitheatre-outside and 'Under the Stars.' Michael Nehring and Evelyn Carol Case are featured in the roles of Benedick and Beatrice. Founding Artistic Producing Director Thomas F. Bradac directs. (more...)

Florida Studio Theatre Opens TALLEY'S FOLLY in the Keating Tonight, 7/25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2012

Florida Studio Theatre presents the second show of its Summer season, Lanford Wilson's Talley's Folly, which begins performances in FST's Keating Theatre (1241 N. Palm Ave.) tonight, July 25 at 8:00pm. Tickets are on sale and can be purchased online at www.Floridastudiotheatre.org, by phone at (941) 366-9000 or by visiting the Box Office. Single tickets to Talley's Folly range from $19-$36. (more...)

Rob Brydon, Ashley Jensen Join Cast of A CHORUS OF DISAPROVAL - Final Casting Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2012

Trevor Nunn is to direct Rob Brydon, Nigel Harman and Ashley Jensen in Alan Ayckbourn's A CHORUS OF DISAPPROVAL, opening at the Harold Pinter Theatre in the Autumn. Jessica Ellerby, Barrie Rutter, Paul Thornley and Susan Tracy will join previously announced company members Teresa Banham, Daisy Beaumont, Georgia Brown, Rob Compton, Matthew Cottle and Steven Edis. (more...)

Porters of Hellsgate Presents MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR, 6/15-7/22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2012

The Porters of Hellsgate present William Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor, directed by Charles Pasterna, running June 15 through July 22 at The Whitmore Theatre in North Hollywood. (more...)

University of Alabama's HELL: PARADISE FOUND Plays 59E59 Theaters, 7/13-22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2012

59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer) will host the NY premiere of HELL: PARADISE FOUND, written and directed by Seth Panitch. Produced by The University of Alabama, HELL: PARADISE FOUND begins performances on Tuesday, July 10 for a limited engagement through Sunday, July 22. (more...)

Chichester Festival Theatre Presents PLAYHOUSE CREATURES, Now thru Aug 11
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2012

Playwright April De Angelis takes a witty, exuberant look at the plight of the first actresses to tread the boards during the Restoration era in Playhouse Creatures, the second production to be staged at the brand new pop-up space, Theatre on the Fly. The show, directed by Michael Oakley, is set for tonight, 19 July - 11 August, 2012. (more...)

David Harbour, Richard Schiff & Jeremy Shamos Join Al Pacino-Led GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2012

It's just been announced that this fall, two-time Tony Award winner AL PACINO will be joined on stage by Tony nominee DAVID HARBOUR, Emmy Award winner RICHARD SCHIFF and Tony nominee JEREMY SHAMOS in the Broadway revival of DAVID MAMET'S acclaimed Pulitzer Prize-winning drama GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS. As previously announced, Tony Award nominee BOBBY CANNAVALE has been cast in the role of Richard "Ricky" Roma. (more...)

First Folio Theatre Presents SHYLOCK AND HIS DAUGHTER, 7/26-8/16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2012

First Folio Theatre, (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83), is presenting a special fully staged reading of SHYLOCK AND HIS DAUGHTER by Maurice Schwartz on Thursday, July 26 and Thursday, August 2, 9, and 16 at 8:15 p.m. Originally written for the Yiddish theater and translated into English, this play tells the same story as First Folio's main stage Shakespeare-under-the-Stars production, The Merchant of Venice, but from Shylock's perspective. (more...)

Theatre on the Fly Opens FRED'S DINER, August 15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2012

The third production to be staged at the brand new pop-up theatre space in Chichester is the world premiere of a witty and disturbing thriller by Penelope Skinner, one of the UK's most highly praised emerging playwrights. The cast includes award-winning actress Cush Jumbo and Olivia Poulet. (more...)

Eileen Atkins Appears at Theatre on the Fly, August 1-2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2012

Award-winning actress and screenwriter Eileen Atkins will recreate the persona of the most famous British actress of the 19th century to deliver two timeless speeches on Shakespeare's Women at Theatre on the Fly in Chichester. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Criterion Theatre's AFTER THE PARTY and TAKING PART
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2012

From 26 July - 12 August 2012, the Criterion Theatre will present Playing The Games, a programme of work which will celebrate both artistic and sporting talent featuring emerging and established actors, comedians, musicians, playwrights and Olympians. Sam Hodges, Producer of the Criterion Theatre, has commissioned two new plays by emerging British playwrights Serge Cartwright and Adam Brace in response to the presence of the Olympic Games in London-After the Party and Taking Part, respectively. Check out photos from both shows in rehearsal below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: SOMETHING OF SILVER, A Musical Merchant of Venice
by Ellen Dostal - Jul 18, 2012

SOMETHING OF SILVER, otherwise known as The Merchant of Venice with Music, is Tony Tanner's latest adaptation for Classical Theatre Lab & the City of West Hollywood's Free Shakespeare in the Park. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: 2013 Stratford Shakespeare Festival Lineup Announced!
by Stage Tube - Jul 18, 2012

Antoni Cimolino today announced the Stratford Shakespeare Festival's playbill for 2013, his first season as Artistic Director, and began to outline his vision for the Festival's future during his tenure. (more...)

Brian Bedford in THE MERCHANT OF VENICE and More Set for Stratford Shakespeare Festival's 2013 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2012

Antoni Cimolino today announced the Stratford Shakespeare Festival's playbill for 2013, his first season as Artistic Director, and began to outline his vision for the Festival's future during his tenure. (more...)

UATG Theatre Guild Presents THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, Aug 11-25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2012

UATG Theatre Guild presents a student production of The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare, directed by Edwin Kemp Attrill, University of Adelaide Theatre Guild Artistic Director. The show will play the Little Theatre, The Cloisters, University of Adelaide, Sat 11, Tues-Sat 14-18 & 21-25 August 2012 at 7.30pm, with a matinee on Sunday 19 August at 2pm. (more...)

TRIBES Extends Through January 2013
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2012

Producers Scott Morfee, Jean Doumanian and Tom Wirtshafter have announced that the Off-Broadway hit play Tribes has been extended at The Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street, NYC), by popular demand, through January 6, 2013. (more...)

First Folio Theatre Presents THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, Now thru 8/19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2012

First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83), known for bringinghigh quality performances of Shakespeare and other classics to the Chicagoland suburbs, will close its landmark 15th season with William Shakespeare's most controversial play, The Merchant of Venice. (more...)

Photo Flash: Opening Night at First Folio Theatre's THE MERCHANT OF VENICE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2012

First Folio Theatre, known for bringing high quality performances of Shakespeare and other classics to the Chicagoland suburbs, closes its landmark 15th season with William Shakespeare's most controversial play, The Merchant of Venice. A complex tale of hatred, love, revenge, and betrayal, The Merchant of Venice opened on Saturday, July 14, and runs through August 19, 2012. Check out photos from opening night below! (more...)

Glenn Close to Voice 'The Giant' in Public Theater's INTO THE WOODS in the Park!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2012

The Public Theater will begin previews on Monday, July 23 for Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's beloved musical INTO THE WOODS, the second show of The Public's 50th Anniversary season at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. Directed by Timothy Sheader with co-direction by Liam Steel, INTO THE WOODS will continue for five weeks through Saturday, August 25, with an official press opening on Thursday, August 9. (more...)

Michael Fletcher from ITV's SUPERSTAR Joins DEPARTURE LOUNGE at Edinburgh Fringe, Aug 8-19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2012

Michael Fletcher joins the cast of InSTEP Theatre's award-winning production of Departure Lounge direct from ITV's Superstar. (more...)

Bway Stars, Team Starkid Vets Set for Broadway Belts for Bucks Concert Fundraiser Tonight, 7/15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2012

Broadway Belts for Bucks, a one-night-only kamikaze karaoke concert fundraising event featuring newly minted University of Michigan alumni along with Broadway veterans, begins tonight, July 15th at 7pm at the Lit Lounge. (more...)

John Neville Memorial Set for Today, July 15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2012

A celebration of the life of John Neville will be held in Stratford today, July 15. Mr. Neville, who was Artistic Director of the Stratford Shakespeare Festival from 1986 to 1989, died on November 19. He was 86. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Michael Joseph Mitchell and More in THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, Opening 7/16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2012

First Folio Theatre will close its landmark 15th season with William Shakespeare's most controversial play, The Merchant of Venice, directed by Artistic Director, Alison C. Vesely, opening July 16 through August 19. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production photos below. (more...)

University of Alabama's HELL: PARADISE FOUND Plays 59E59 Theaters, Now thru 8/22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2012

59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer) hosts the NY premiere of HELL: PARADISE FOUND, written and directed by Seth Panitch. Produced by The University of Alabama, HELL: PARADISE FOUND opens tonight, July 13, for a limited engagement through Sunday, July 22, 2012. (more...)

First Folio Theatre Presents THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, Now thru 8/19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2012

First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83), known for bringinghigh quality performances of Shakespeare and other classics to the Chicagoland suburbs, will close its landmark 15th season with William Shakespeare's most controversial play, The Merchant of Venice. (more...)

Peter O'Toole Announces Retirement from Acting
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2012

Broadway veteran and 8-time Academy Award nominee Peter O'Toole has just released a statement announcing his retirement from films and stage. His full statement is as follows: (more...)

Bway Stars, Team Starkid Vets Set for Broadway Belts for Bucks Concert Fundraiser at Lit Lounge, 7/15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2012

Broadway Belts for Bucks, a one-night-only kamikaze karaoke concert fundraising event featuring newly minted University of Michigan alumni along with Broadway veterans, begins July 15th at 7pm at the Lit Lounge. (more...)

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