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FREEZE FRAME: Meet the Company of PETER AND THE STARCATCHER! Christian Borle & More!
by Walter McBride - Mar 9, 2012

Peter and the Starcatcher, a new play by Tony® Award-nominee Rick Elice (Jersey Boys), directed by Tony® Award-winner Roger Rees (Nicholas Nickleby) and Tony® Award-nominee Alex Timbers (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, The Pee-wee Herman Show), has an official opening night set for Sunday, April 15, 2012 at The Brooks Atkinson Theatre. Today, the company met the press and BroadwayWorld brings you a photo preview of the event below. Stay tuned for full photo and video coverage coming soon! (more...)

Yvette Freeman Opens in Huntington Theatre Co.'s MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM Tonight, 3/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2012

As part of its 30th Anniversary Season celebration, the Huntington Theatre Company brings the cast of August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom to Roxbury's Hibernian Hall to perform a reading of the play on Thursday, February 23, 2012 at 7pm. The reading is free and open to the public, but an RSVP at huntingtontheatre.org/raineyreading is encouraged, as seating is limited. Liesl Tommy, director of the Huntington's acclaimed 2011 production of Ruined, helms the production. The ensemble features "ER" cast member Yvette Freeman as the legendary blues singer Ma Rainey and local favorite Jason Bowen (Ruined, A Civil War Christmas at the Huntington) as Levee. (more...)

Tickets for the Public's FEBRUARY HOUSE Go On Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2012

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Patrick Willingham) will present the world premiere of FEBRUARY HOUSE, with music and lyrics by Gabriel Kahane and book by Seth Bockley, beginning on Tuesday, May 8 in The Public's Martinson Theater. Directed by Davis McCallum, FEBRUARY HOUSE runs through Sunday, June 10, with an official press opening on Tuesday, May 22. Single tickets, beginning at $80, go on sale Thursday, March 8. (more...)

Public Theater Announces 2012 Shakespeare in the Park Dates; Steve Martin to Compose Music!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2012

The Public Theater announced the dates today for the 50th Anniversary season of free Shakespeare in the Park at the Delacorte. AS YOU LIKE IT, directed by Daniel Sullivan, will begin previews on Tuesday, June 5 and continue for four weeks through Saturday, June 30. Joining the previously announced Lily Rabe (Rosalind) will be Macintyre Dixon (Adam); Renee Elise Goldsberry (Celia); and Omar Metwally (Oliver). (more...)

PTC Presents LAUGHING STOCK by Charles Morey, 3/23-4/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2012

Pioneer Theatre Company presents Laughing Stock, written by PTC Artistic Director Charles Morey, March 23 - April 7, 2012. (more...)

Trinity Rep to Present Three By Three in Rep
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2012

Trinity Rep continues its 2011-2012 season with Three by Three in Rep - a theatrical event featuring three world premieres performed in rotating repertory on the Dowling stage running from February to May. (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre And Hartford Stage Presents BELL BOOK AND CANDLE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2012

Long Wharf Theatre, in partnership with Hartford Stage, will present Bell, Book, and Candle, by John van Druten, directed by Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak, from March 7 through April 1 on the Mainstage. (more...)

Leslie Brott, Sara Griffin, More to Return to Utah Shakespeare Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2012

The Utah Shakespeare Festival recently announced more casting for its 2012 season. Among them are nine actors who have graced the Festival stages before and whom Festival guests will certainly be excited to see again. These familiar faces include Leslie Brott, Sara Griffin, Michael Harding, Phil Hubbard, A. Bryan Humphrey, Ben Jacoby, Max Robinson, Tina Scariano, and George Walker. A complete casting list will be available soon at www.bard.org. (more...)

UP ON THE MARQUEE: PETER AND THE STARCATCHER!
by Up On The Marquee - Mar 7, 2012

Peter and the Starcatcher, a new play by Tony® Award-nominee Rick Elice (Jersey Boys), directed by Tony® Award-winner Roger Rees (Nicholas Nickleby) and Tony® Award-nominee Alex Timbers (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, The Pee-wee Herman Show), has an official opening night set for Sunday, April 15, 2012 at The Brooks Atkinson Theatre. The marquee is up and below we bring you a look! (more...)

Diversionary Theatre Presents THE PRIDE, 4/5-5/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2012

After successful runs in London and New York, Alexi Kaye Campbell's The Pride makes its San Diego premiere in an all-new production at Diversionary Theatre beginning April 5. (more...)

Photo Coverage: SEMINAR's Jeff Goldblum, Justin Long, Zoe Lister-Jones Meet the Press!
by Walter McBride - Mar 29, 2012

Academy Award and Emmy Award nominee Jeff Goldblum (The Pillowman, Jurassic Park, Independence Day, "Law & Order: Criminal Intent"), Justin Long (He's Just Not That Into You, The Break Up, Live Free or Die Hard, Dodgeball, "Ed"), and Zoe Lister-Jones (The Little Dog Laughed, The Marriage of Bette and Boo) will join the cast of the Broadway season's hit comedy SEMINAR, by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Peabody Award winner Theresa Rebeck (Mauritius, Omnium Gatherum, "NYBD Blue," NBC's new hit series "Smash") beginning Tuesday, April 3. The new cast just met the press, and BroadwayWorld wa sthere for the big event! Check out photos of the new group below! (more...)

Mark Nelson, Ari Brand, et al. Set for Long Wharf's ASHER LEV
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2012

Long Wharf Theatre will present My Name is Asher Lev, by Aaron Posner and adapted from Chaim Potok's 1972 novel,directed by Long Wharf Theatre Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein. The show will run from May 2 through May 27 on the Mainstage. The press opening will take place Wednesday, May 9 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $40-$70. For a complete performance schedule, visit www.longwharf.org. (more...)

Quintessence Presents Shakespeare's VENUS & ADONIS, 4/5-7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2012

Quintessence Theatre Group celebrates its second birthday with a special recitation of Shakespeare's erotic poem VENUS AND ADONIS with Josh Carpenter, Joy Farmer-Clary and Connor Hammond, April 5th - 7th at the Sedgwick Theater. To purchase tickets, visit www.QuintessenceTheatre.org or call 1.877.238.5596. (more...)

BWW TV: SEMINAR's Jeff Goldblum, Justin Long, Zoe Lister-Jones Meet the Press!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 29, 2012

Academy Award and Emmy Award nominee Jeff Goldblum (The Pillowman, Jurassic Park, Independence Day, 'Law & Order: Criminal Intent'), Justin Long (He's Just Not That Into You, The Break Up, Live Free or Die Hard, Dodgeball, 'Ed'), and Zoe Lister-Jones (The Little Dog Laughed, The Marriage of Bette and Boo) will join the cast of the Broadway comedy SEMINAR, by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Peabody Award winner Theresa Rebeck (Mauritius, Omnium Gatherum, 'NYBD Blue,' NBC's new hit series 'Smash') beginning Tuesday, April 3. The new cast just met the press, and BroadwayWorld was there for the big event! Check out video with full coverage below! (more...)

Rochester Community Players Open A MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN, 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2012

A Moon for the Misbegotten, the comic drama by Eugene O'Neill, opens April 13 for three weekends at the MuCCC Theater, before heading off to Ireland for the 2012 Acting Irish International Theatre Festival (AIITF). (more...)

First Stars Announced for INTO THE WOODS in Central Park; Additional Casting for AS YOU LIKE IT Revealed
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2012

The Public Theater has announced additional casting today for the 50th Anniversary season of free Shakespeare in the Park at the Delacorte. David Furr (Orlando) and Stephen Spinella (Jaques) join the previously announced MacIntyre Dixon (Adam), Renee Elise Goldsberry (Celia), Omar Metwally (Oliver), and Lily Rabe (Rosalind) in Shakespeare's comedy AS YOU LIKE IT, directed by Daniel Sullivan. (more...)

Graham Greene Joins Cast of Syfy's DEFIANCE
by TV News Desk - Mar 27, 2012

Syfy has announced that Graham Greene (Dances with Wolves) will join the cast of its upcoming drama series DEFIANCE. Greene will portray Rafe McCawley, a self-made success who owns and operates the largest mine in the territory. (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Group Extends ANTIGONE Through April 1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2012

Quintessence Theatre Group's production of Jean Anouilh's 1943 adaptation of Sophocles' ANTIGONE, in a translation by Jeremy Sams, directed by Alexander Burns has been extended to April 1st. ANTIGONE has added performances on Friday, March 30th at 8pm, Saturday, March 31st at 8pm and will now close on Sunday, April 1st at 3pm at the Sedgwick Theate. To purchase tickets, visit www.QuintessenceTheatre.org or call 1.877.238.5596. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Jeff Goldblum on His Upcoming SEMINAR Role!
by Stage Tube - Mar 27, 2012

Broadway and film star Jeff Goldblum will assume the role of Leonard in SEMINAR on April 3. In the video below, he encourages fans to come and see him in this 'spectacular show.' (more...)

Rick Jacobson, Ross Sutter, More Win 2011 Sally Ordway Irvine Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2012

The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts today announced the recipients of the 2011 Sally Ordway Irvine Awards. Now in its 20th year, the Sally Awards honor extraordinary achievement in the visual, performing and literary arts. (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Presents Anouilh's ANTIGONE, Previews 2/29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2012

Quintessence Theatre Group continues its second season with Jean Anouilh's 1943 adaptation of Sophocles' ANTIGONE, in a translation by Jeremy Sams, directed by Alexander Burns. (more...)

PTC Presents LAUGHING STOCK by Charles Morey, 3/23-4/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2012

Pioneer Theatre Company presents Laughing Stock, written by PTC Artistic Director Charles Morey, March 23 - April 7, 2012. (more...)

Photo Flash: SEMINAR and Givenik Host Benefit Reception for Lark Play Development Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2012

Yesterday, March 21st, SEMINAR partnered with Givenik.com for a special post-performance reception for audience and cast members at Glass House Tavern (252 West 47th Street). The evening helped to support the Lark Play Development Center. View photos below! (more...)

Michael James Leslie, Ashley Blanchet to Star in Kansas City Rep's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2012

Kansas City Repertory Theatre has announced the cast for Little Shop of Horrors, its final production of the 2011-12 season. The Rep's Associate Artistic Director Kyle Hatley will direct. He has also directed the Rep's productions of Circle Mirror Transformation, A Christmas Carol, The Borderland, Nathan Louis Jackson's Broke-ology, and he has appeared in The Whipping Man and The Glass Menagerie at the Rep. Hatley is a noted writer and director for the Kansas City Fringe Festival and is artistic director and co-founder of Chatterbox Audio Theater. (more...)

Play the PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Scavenger Hunt to Win Tickets to the Show!
by Contests Broadway - Mar 21, 2012

'Peter and the Starcatcher', a new play by Tony® Award-nominee Rick Elice (Jersey Boys), directed by Tony® Award-winner Roger Rees (Nicholas Nickleby) and Tony® Award-nominee Alex Timbers (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, The Pee-Wee Herman Show), begins previews on March 28 with an official opening night set for Sunday, April 15, 2012 at The Brooks Atkinson Theatre. As we count down to the opening, BWW invites you to join Peter's online scavenger adventure for the chance to win tickets to the show! (more...)

Public Theater Extends GATZ Through May 13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2012

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Patrick Willingham) announced today that it would extend GATZ, the critically lauded theatrical adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, a final week through Sunday, May 13. Created and performed by Elevator Repair Service, this award-winning theatrical event, directed by John Collins, was originally scheduled to close on Sunday, May 6. Single tickets, beginning at $160, are on sale now. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Rose Theatre's HENRY V
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2012

Following their highly praised productions of A Midsummer Night's Dream and The Merchant of Venice, internationally acclaimed all-male touring company Propeller return to the Rose Theatre Kingston with Henry V from Tuesday 20 - Saturday 24 April 2012. Check out production shots below! (more...)

TRIBES Extends Through September 2012
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2012

Due to popular demand, the critically acclaimed new Off-Broadway play Tribes, by Nina Raine, has been extended, with a new block of tickets now on sale through Sunday evening, September 2, 2012, producers Scott Morfee, Jean Doumanian and Tom Wirtshafter announced today. (more...)

Frog & Peach Theatre Present A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 4/26-5/20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2012

Frog and Peach Theatre's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' will play from April 26 to May 20, 2012 at the West End Theater, 263 West 86th St. The adaptation imitates life in a celebrity couple's entourage. (more...)

BWW TV: Meet the Cast of MTC's THE COLUMNIST!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 20, 2012

The limited engagement of Manhattan Theatre Club's THE COLUMNIST begins performances on Wednesday, April 4 and opens Wednesday, April 25 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. (more...)

SEMINAR Partners With Givenik.com for Tomorrow's Performance
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2012

Tomorrow, March 21st, SEMINAR will partner with Givenik.com for a special post-performance reception for audience and cast members at Glass House Tavern (252 West 47th Street). The evening will help support the Lark Play Development Center. (more...)

Leigh Silverman Directs Ethan Lipton in Public's No Place to Go
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2012

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Patrick Willingham) is set to present Ethan Lipton's NO PLACE TO GO for a limited engagement at Joe's Pub, beginning Wednesday, March 14. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Inside The SEMINAR Photo Shoot
by Stage Tube - Mar 20, 2012

Two-time Tony Award nominee, Emmy Award and Golden Globe winner Alan Rickman (Private Lives, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, the Harry Potter franchise) will play his final performance on Sunday, April 1 in SEMINAR by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Peabody Award winner Theresa Rebeck (Mauritius, The Understudy, Omnium Gatherum, NBC's new hit series "Smash"), directed by Obie Award winner Sam Gold (Circle Mirror Transformation, The Aliens, Kin, The Coward). Academy Award and Emmy Award nominee Jeff Goldblum will make his return to Broadway when he assumes the leading role of 'Leonard' on Tuesday, April 3 for 8 weeks only. Visit the photo shoot for SEMINAR on Broadway as Jerry O'Connell interviews fellow cast members Jeff Goldblum, Justin Long and Zoe Lister-Jones. Check out the behind the scenes video below! (more...)

Finborough Theatre's AUTUMN FIRE Closes
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2012

Cassie Hodges for Bloomsday in association with Neil McPherson for the Finborough Theatre presents The first London production in 80 years of Autumn Fire. (more...)

Hartford Stage Presents BELL, BOOK, AND CANDLE, 4/5
by 30 Days of NYMF 2011 - Mar 19, 2012

The Tony Award®-winning Hartford Stage, under the leadership of Darko Tresnjak, Artistic Director, and Michael Stotts, Managing Director, is pleased to present John van Druten's bewitching romantic comedy Bell, Book and Candle, directed by Darko Tresnjak, playing April 5 through 29, 2012. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Charles Busch in JUDITH OF BETHULIA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2012

Theater for the New City will present Charles Busch's new comedy JUDITH OF BETHULIA. The play, starring Busch, and directed by Carl Andress (The Divine Sister; Die, Mommie, Die!) will play a limited engagement of 24 performances from Friday, March 30 through Saturday, April 28 at Theater for the New City's Cino Theater (155 First Avenue). Busch as 'Judith' will be joined by Dave August (Naked Boys Singing!), Christopher Borg (Penny Penniworth), Larry Bullock (Charles Busch and Julie Halston: Together on Broadway), Jennifer Cody (Shrek, The Pajama Game), KendAl Sparks (Where's Charley? at Encores!), Mary Testa (Queen of the Mist, Xanadu), Jennifer Van Dyck (The Divine Sister, The Third Story), John Wojda (The Merchant of Venice, Busch's Queen Amarantha), and Billy Wheelan (Our Leading Lady, The Lady in Question is Charles Busch). BroadwayWorld brings you photos of Busch in action below! (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Presents THE OEDIPUS CYCLE, 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2012

Quintessence Theatre Group presents a one day only reading of Sophocles' OEDIPUS CYCLE, directed by Alexander Burns. (more...)

Peter Gill Returns To Cardiff To Direct Chekov's A Provincial Life
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2012

Peter Gill, returns to his native city with a portrait of provincial life in 1890s Russia. Based on Chekhov's short story, A Provincial Life follows one young man's struggle to exchange his privileged position for the life of a worker. (more...)

Michael Attenborough to Direct Almeida Theatre's FILUMENA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2012

Michael Attenborough will direct Eduardo de Filippo's Filumena in a new English version by Tanya Ronder running at the Almeida from 15 March - 12 May 2012, with press night on 22 March at 7pm. Designs are by Robert Jones, with lighting by Tim Mitchell and sound by John Leonard. Filumena is sponsored by Pinsent Masons. (more...)

DEATH OF A SALESMAN Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2012

The Broadway production of Arthur Miller's DEATH OF A SALESMAN opens officially tonight at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre on Broadway. (more...)

Single Tickets Go On Sale For The Public's GATZ
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2012

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Patrick Willingham) will present the return of GATZ, the theatrical adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, this spring for a limited seven-week engagement. (more...)

Leigh Silverman Directs Ethan Lipton in Public's No Place to Go
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2012

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Patrick Willingham) is set to present Ethan Lipton's NO PLACE TO GO for a limited engagement at Joe's Pub, beginning Wednesday, March 14. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of THE COLUMNIST - John Lithgow & More!
by Peter James Zielinski - Mar 14, 2012

The limited engagement of Manhattan Theatre Club's THE COLUMNIST begins performances on Wednesday, April 4 and opens Wednesday, April 25 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Yesterday, March 14, the company met the press and BroadwayWorld was there for the photo op. Stay tuned for video coverage coming shortly! (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Presents THE OEDIPUS CYCLE, 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2012

Quintessence Theatre Group presents a one day only reading of Sophocles' OEDIPUS CYCLE, directed by Alexander Burns. (more...)

HIGH to Play Royal Alexandra Theatre, 5/8-13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2012

Two-time Golden Globe® winner, Academy Award® & Tony Award® nominee Kathleen Turner returns to Toronto in the National Tour of Matthew Lombardo's play HIGH, May 8-13, 2012 at The Royal Alexandra Theatre. Directed by Rob Ruggiero, HIGH also features Evan Jonigkeit as "Cody Randall" and Timothy Altmeyer as "Father Michael Delpapp". (more...)

BWW TV: Inside Press Day with PETER AND THE STARCATCHER - Sneak Peek at New Production Elements and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 12, 2012

The highly anticipated production of Peter and the Starcatcher held its press event on Friday, March 9th and BroadwayWorld was there to capture the press presentation and speak with the company. Click below to hear from the team and get a sneak peek of the newest production elements! (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre Presents BELL, BOOK AND CANDLE Through April 1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2012

Long Wharf Theatre, in partnership with Hartford Stage, presents Bell, Book, and Candle, by John van Druten, directed by Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak, from March 7 through April 1 on the Mainstage. (more...)

Photo Flash: Long Wharf Theatre Presents BELL, BOOK AND CANDLE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2012

Long Wharf Theatre, in partnership with Hartford Stage, presents Bell, Book, and Candle, by John van Druten, directed by Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak, from March 7 through April 1 on the Mainstage. (more...)

Trinity Rep's THE MERCHANT OF VENICE Closes
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2012

Trinity Rep continues its 2011-2012 Season with The Merchant of Venice, William Shakespeare's incendiary indictment of prejudice. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of PETER AND THE STARCATCHER!
by Walter McBride - Mar 11, 2012

The highly anticipated production of Peter and the Starcatcher held its press event on Friday, March 9th and BroadwayWorld.com was there to capture the show's cast and creative team. Next stop - BROADWAY! (more...)

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