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Rachel Botchan, Bradford Cover Lead The Pearl's THE PHILANDERER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2012

THE PEARL THEATRE COMPANY (J.R. Sullivan, Artistic Director) announces the casting for Bernard Shaw's playful satire, THE PHILANDERER. (more...)

Trinity Rep Kicks Off 2012 With THE MERCHANT OF VENICE 2/3-3/11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2012

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

EXCLUSIVE: Regent's Park Theatre's INTO THE WOODS to Play Central Park's Delacorte Theater in 2012
by Rialto Chatter - Jan 9, 2012

BroadwayWorld.com has learned that the hit open-air production of INTO THE WOODS that played London's Regent's Park Theatre in 2011 is now planning for a transfer to Central Part's Delacorte Theater as part of the Public Theater's Summer 2012 programming. Casting is said to be underway already for the role of 'The Witch' and that the producers are seeking a big name. Nothing officially has been announced on a possible transfer, as The Public is expecting to announce the 2012 summer season at the Delacorte sometime next month. The Public Theatre had no comment by press time. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre Company Extends MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Through 1/7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2012

Though originally scheduled to only run through January 1, The Shakespeare Theatre Company will extend performances of William Shakespeare's romantic comedy, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, through January 7, 2012. (more...)

STC Presents The Two Gentlemen of Verona
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2012

The Shakespeare Theatre Company welcomes former STC Associate Director PJ Paparelli who will direct and put a new twist on Shakespeare's earliest romantic comedy, The Two Gentlemen of Verona. (more...)

The Shakespeare Theatre Co Presents THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2012

The Shakespeare Theatre Company welcomes former STC Associate Director PJ Paparelli who will direct and put a new twist on Shakespeare's earliest romantic comedy, The Two Gentlemen of Verona. (more...)

Single Tickets Go On Sale For The Public's GATZ
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 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...)

Chesapeake Shakespeare Co Presents The Merchant of Venice
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2012

Chesapeake Shakespeare Company, Maryland's premier classical theatre company will present William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice at Oliver's Carriage House in Columbia, MD, February 17 to March 24, 2012. (more...)

Rachel Botchan, Bradford Cover Lead The Pearl's THE PHILANDERER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2012

THE PEARL THEATRE COMPANY (J.R. Sullivan, Artistic Director) announces the casting for Bernard Shaw's playful satire, THE PHILANDERER. (more...)

Looking Glass Theatre Presents MR. RICKEY CALLS A MEETING 1/4-2/19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2012

Lookingglass Theatre Company is set to present Mr. Rickey Calls a Meeting, written by Ed Schmidt and directed by ensemble member J. Nicole Brooks. (more...)

David Pittu and More Lead CQ/CX at Atlantic this Winter; David Leveaux Helms
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2012

Atlantic Theater Company will present the world premiere production of Gabe McKinley's play CQ/CX, directed by Tony Award® nominee David Leveaux and featuring Larry Bryggman, Peter Jay Fernandez, Tim Hopper, Arliss Howard, Kobi Libii, David Pittu, Steve Rosen and Sheila Tapia. (more...)

The Public Theater Kicks Off UNDER THE RADAR 2012 Tomorrow 1/4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2012

The Public Theater (Oskar Eustis, Artistic Director; Patrick Willingham, Executive Director), Producer Mark Russell, and the Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP President and CEO Mario Garcia Durham) will begin performances for the 2012 UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL on Wednesday, January 4. (more...)

threesixty Presents THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2012

threesixty presents C.S. Lewis' THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE. (more...)

Lookingglass Theatre Presents MR. RICKEY CALLS A MEETING
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2012

Lookingglass Theatre Company will present Mr. Rickey Calls a Meeting, written by Ed Schmidt and directed by ensemble member J. Nicole Brooks. (more...)

Single Tickets On Sale For Public's Under The Radar
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2012

The Public Theater and the Association of Performing Arts Presenters have announced that single tickets are now on sale for the eighth annual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL, running January 4-15, 2012 at The Public Theater as well as at partner venues around the city. (more...)

Trinity Rep's Young Actor's Studio & Adult Ed Winter Offerings Now Enrolling
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2012

Trinity Rep's Education Department is pleased to announce that spaces are still available for its winter classes. This session includes classes for grades 4-12, as well as offerings for lifelong learners. (more...)

Hartford Stage Presents BOEING-BOEING January 12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2012

Hartford Stage, under the leadership of Darko Tresnjak, Artistic Director and Michael Stotts, Managing Director today announced the cast and creative team for Boeing-Boeing the high-flying Tony Award-winning comedy that will land at Hartford Stage from January 12 through February 5, 2012 (more...)

Laura Benanti, Raul Esparza, Jesse L. Martin, et al. Set for PUBLIC SINGS! Concert, 3/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2012

The Public Theater has just announced the return of PUBLIC SINGS! on March 5, 2012, an unforgettable evening that celebrates the rich history of musicals produced by The Public Theater, including HAIR, A Chorus Line, and Caroline, or Change, as well as new musicals in development like February House premiering at The Public this May. This intimate evening at Joe's Pub will welcome to the stage many popular Public Theater and Joe's Pub artists, including Laura Benanti, David Byrne, Raul Esparza, Jesse L. Martin, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Steven Pasquale, as well as offer a sneak peak at upcoming musicals. PUBLIC SINGS! tickets can be purchased by calling the Development Office at (212) 539-8554. (more...)

Alan Rickman in Talks to Take SEMINAR to the West End
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2012

Two-time Tony Award nominee, Emmy Award and Golden Globe winner Alan Rickman (Private Lives, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, the Harry Potter franchise) is currently making his eagerly-anticipated return to Broadway starring in the World Premiere of SEMINAR, a new comedy by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Peabody Award winner Theresa Rebeck (Mauritius, The Understudy, Omnium Gatherum, The Family of Mann, Spike Heels, NBC's upcoming 'Smash'). (more...)

Florida Studio Theatre Presents NEXT FALL, Show Opens 1/25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2012

Florida Studio Theatre (FST) will present the Florida premiere of Geoffrey Nauffts' contemporary drama Next Fall in FST's Keating Theatre (1241 N. Palm Avenue) on Wednesday, January 25 at 8:00pm. (more...)

LET THERE BE DRAGONS Coming to Blu-ray/DVD 1/10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2012

One man's quest for sainthood is another man's deep, dark past when the critically-acclaimed historical epic THERE BE DRAGONS arrives on Blu-ray and DVD January 10 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. (more...)

Catherine Curtin, Peter Francis James, et al. Join Signature Theatre's THE LADY FROM DUBUQUE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2012

Signature Theatre has just announced the full cast joining previously announced star Tony Award-winner Jane Alexander in EDWARD ALBEE'S THE LADY FROM DUBUQUE, directed by David Esbjornson. The production runs February 14 - March 25, 2012 with a March 5 opening night and is the inaugural production in The End Stage Theatre at the Company's new Frank Gehry-designed home Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between Dyer and 10th Avenues). (more...)

HUGH JACKMAN, BACK ON BROADWAY Breaks House, BC/EFA Records
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2012

HUGH JACKMAN, BACK ON BROADWAY finished performances today, and after earning a $6 million advance before the show even opened, it's unsurprising that a look back shows that the production broke multiple records. (more...)

Ethan McSweeny Directs Shakespeare Theatre's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2012

The Shakespeare Theatre Company continues its 2011-2012 Season with the return of Ethan McSweeny (The Merchant of Venice, The Persians, Ion, Major Barbara) directing Shakespeare's romantic comedy Much Ado About Nothing. (more...)

Sound Designer Nevin Steinberg To Depart Acme Sound Partners
by BWW News Desk - Dec 31, 2011

Broadway sound designer and founding member Nevin Steinberg will depart Acme Sound Partners, a prolific sound design company for Broadway shows and live music and theater events, on January 1, 2012 after more than 11 years with the firm. (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...)

Shakespeare Theatre Company Produces Much Ado About Nothing 11/25-1/1
by BWW News Desk - Dec 31, 2011

The Shakespeare Theatre Company continues its 2011-2012 Season with the return of Ethan McSweeny (The Merchant of Venice, The Persians, Ion, Major Barbara) directing Shakespeare's romantic comedy Much Ado About Nothing. (more...)

Trinity Rep Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL 11/18-12/30
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2011

Trinity Rep is celebrating its 35th year of presenting Dickens' A Christmas Carol, adapted by Adrian Hall and Richard Cumming, presented by Cardi's Furniture with supporting sponsor Amica Insurance. (more...)

Maurice LaMee, Curious Theatre Company, et al. Win 2011 Denver Post Ovation Awards
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2011

The Denver Post has just announced the full list of nominees for the 2011 Ovation Awards. Read more about the ceremony here. Check out the full list below. (more...)

BWW Boston Awards Update 12/26 - Voting Ends 12/31!
by BWW - Dec 26, 2011

It's almost over! There's just FIVE days of voting remaining for the 2011 Boston Awards and here is the latest update! Have you voted yet, and helped to spread the word to support your favorites in the hopes that they will be the recipients of a 2011 BroadwayWorld Boston Award? There is no time to waste, click on the voting link and make your opinion count! Below are the stats so far as of Monday December 26, 2011. Voting ends at midnight on 12/31 so time is running out. (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...)

Glenn Carter and Robyn North Lead FLOYD COLLINS at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2011

Peter Huntley Productions, in association with Southwark Playhouse, will present Floyd Collins. (more...)

Jimonn Cole, Brandon Gill, Evan Todd to Star in Old Globe's THE RECOMENDATION
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2011

The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team for the World Premiere of Jonathan Caren's hard-hitting drama, The Recommendation. Directed by Jonathan Munby, The Recommendation will run Jan. 21 - Feb. 26, 2012 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run Jan. 21 - Jan. 25. Opening night is Thursday, Jan. 26 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE or by visiting the Box Office at 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park. (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...)

BWW Boston Awards Update 12/19 - TWO Weeks Left!
by BWW - Dec 19, 2011

There's just TWO short weeks left to go in voting for the 2011 Boston Awards and here is the latest update! Have you voted yet, and helped to spread the word to support your favorites in the hopes that they will be the recipients of a 2011 BroadwayWorld Boston Award? There is no time to waste, click on the voting link and make your opinion count! Below are the stats so far as of Monday December 19, 2011. Voting ends at midnight on 12/31 so time is running out. (more...)

The Porters of Hellsgate Present TROILUS AND CRESSIDA, 1/13-2/19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2011

The Porters of Hellsgate present William Shakespeare's Troilus & Cressida Directed by Charles Pasternak and Produced by The Porters of Hellsgate. (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...)

The Atlanta Shakespeare Company at The New American Shakespeare Tavern Presents THE MERCHANT OF VENICE Beginning 1/8
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2011

Bassanio, needing money to woo Portia, heiress of Belmont, asks his friend Antonio, a Venetian merchant, for 3,000 ducats. Having no money by him and with all his ships at sea, Antonio goes to a Jewish moneylender, Shylock, who hates him for his loathing of usury. Shylock proposes what he calls a "merry bond" by which, if the money is not repaid within three months, he may take a pound of Antonio's flesh; foolishly Antonio agrees. (more...)

BoHo Theatre Presents TARTUFFE 1/13-2/12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2011

BoHo Theatre brings laughs and style to the stage this January with Ranjit Bolt's contemporary translation of Molière's Tartuffe, the classic tale of sex, money, and the power of persuasion. (more...)

Tickets Available for DEATH OF A SALESMAN Starting Tomorrow- Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2011

Tickets go on sale Saturday, December 17 at 10:00 AM for Arthur Miller's Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece DEATH OF A SALESMAN, in a new production directed by eight-time Tony Award® winner Mike Nichols and starring Academy Award® winner Philip Seymour Hoffman as Willy Loman, Obie Award winner Linda Emond as Linda Loman and Andrew Garfield (The Social Network, The Amazing Spider-Man), making his Broadway debut as Biff Loman. The strictly limited 16-week engagement opens Thursday, March 15, 2012 at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street, between Broadway and Eighth Avenue). Previews begin Monday, February 13. For tickets, visit Telecharge.com or call 212-239-6200. (more...)

Single Tickets On Sale For The Total Bent At The Public
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2011

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Patrick Willingham) will present the world premiere of THE TOTAL BENT, with book and lyrics by Stew and music by Stew and Heidi Rodewald, beginning on Tuesday, February 14. (more...)

STC Presents The Two Gentlemen of Verona
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2011

The Shakespeare Theatre Company welcomes former STC Associate Director PJ Paparelli who will direct and put a new twist on Shakespeare's earliest romantic comedy, The Two Gentlemen of Verona. (more...)

Looking Glass Theatre Presents MR. RICKEY CALLS A MEETING 1/4-2/19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2011

Lookingglass Theatre Company is set to present Mr. Rickey Calls a Meeting, written by Ed Schmidt and directed by ensemble member J. Nicole Brooks. (more...)

Save on Tickets to SEMINAR on Broadway!
by Contests Broadway - Dec 13, 2011

Don't miss Broadway's smash-hit comedy, SEMINAR. ALAN RICKMAN (Private Lives, the Harry Potter film series) stars as Leonard, an indiscriminately relentless teacher who believes he wrote the book on what makes an author great-and his four writing students are about to get the schooling of their lives. (more...)

Orlando Shakes Presents Annual Mock Trial Featuring ROMEO and JULIET
by Beau Higgins - Dec 13, 2011

Orlando Shakespeare Theater's Bard's Board Barristers present their annual mock trial on Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street). Based on William Shakespeare's (and Orlando Shakespeare Theater's production of) Romeo and Juliet, this lively event will explore whether Friar Laurence is legally culpable for the untimely deaths of Juliet and Romeo. (more...)

Ardal O'Hanlon, Andrew Nolan, John Rogan Lead Port Authority At Southwark
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2011

Tim Johanson Productions and Ollie Jordan will present a Rhapsody of Words production of Port Authority, written by Conor McPherson and directed by Tom Attenborough. (more...)

Maurice LaMee, Curious Theatre Company, et al. Win 2011 Denver Post Ovation Awards
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2011

The Denver Post has just announced the full list of nominees for the 2011 Ovation Awards. Read more about the ceremony here. Check out the full list below. (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...)

Shlemiel the First Plays Jack H. Skirball Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2011

The acclaimed 1994 world premiere of the Klezmer musical Shlemiel the First, was at Boston's American Repertory Theater (ART). (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 12/12 - Hugh Sets Another Record
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 12, 2011

Hugh Jackman, Back on Broadway broke The Broadhurst Theatre box office record for the sixth time last week with a gross of $1,545,550. The show had most recently broken the Broadhurst's record the week ending December 4 with a gross of $1,520,929. (more...)

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