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The Rock Garden Presents BELOW THE BELT At The Access Theater 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2009

The Rock Garden, one of Brooklyn's most innovative theatre companies will open 'Below the Belt', Richard Dresser's acclaimed dark comedy about the survival of the semi-fit, quasi-clever and the somewhat competent, on SUNDAY, OCTOBER 4 at The Access Theater (380 Broadway at White Street in Tribeca - 3 blocks below Canal). (more...)

Arden Theatre Company Names Edward Sobel As Associate Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2009

Arden Theatre Company announced Edward Sobel has been hired as Associate Artistic Director. Sobel previously was the Director of New Play Development at Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago, where he oversaw the development of more than 40 new plays including the Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning drama August: Osage County. (more...)

Slotnick, Yazbeck, Davi & More Star In Goodman Theatre's ANIMAL CRACKERS, Plays 9/18-10/25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2009

Goodman Theatre launches its new 2009/2010 Season with tap dancing, acrobatics, tumbling, guitar- and ukulele-playing in an original take on the rarely-produced Marx Brothers classic musical Animal Crackers, written by George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind, with music and lyrics by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby (more...)

The Rock Garden Presents BELOW THE BELT At The Access Theater 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2009

The Rock Garden, one of Brooklyn's most innovative theatre companies will open 'Below the Belt', Richard Dresser's acclaimed dark comedy about the survival of the semi-fit, quasi-clever and the somewhat competent, on SUNDAY, OCTOBER 4 at The Access Theater (380 Broadway at White Street in Tribeca - 3 blocks below Canal). (more...)

Maggie Siff Cast In Liz Duffy Adams's OR, Previews 10/29 At Women's Project
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2009

Women's Project, truly on a roll in its 32nd year (and not looking a day over 29!) of producing plays written and directed by women, has signed Maggie Siff, one of the acclaimed ensemble of actors in the hit, third-season TV series 'Mad Men,' to play Aphra Behn in Liz Duffy Adams's three-hander Or, directed by Wendy McClellan. (more...)

'Managing Maxine' Now Playing at Alliance Theatre Through 11/2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2008

Managing Maxine, a World Premiere by Janece Shaffer, directed by Susan V. Booth will play at the Alliance Theatre from October 8 - November 2, 2008 (more...)

The Rock Garden Presents BELOW THE BELT At The Access Theater 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2009

The Rock Garden, one of Brooklyn's most innovative theatre companies will open 'Below the Belt', Richard Dresser's acclaimed dark comedy about the survival of the semi-fit, quasi-clever and the somewhat competent, on SUNDAY, OCTOBER 4 at The Access Theater (380 Broadway at White Street in Tribeca - 3 blocks below Canal). (more...)

The Rock Garden Presents BELOW THE BELT At The Access Theater 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2009

The Rock Garden, one of Brooklyn's most innovative theatre companies will open 'Below the Belt', Richard Dresser's acclaimed dark comedy about the survival of the semi-fit, quasi-clever and the somewhat competent, on SUNDAY, OCTOBER 4 at The Access Theater (380 Broadway at White Street in Tribeca - 3 blocks below Canal). (more...)

The Rock Garden Presents BELOW THE BELT At The Access Theater 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2009

The Rock Garden, one of Brooklyn's most innovative theatre companies will open 'Below the Belt', Richard Dresser's acclaimed dark comedy about the survival of the semi-fit, quasi-clever and the somewhat competent, on SUNDAY, OCTOBER 4 at The Access Theater (380 Broadway at White Street in Tribeca - 3 blocks below Canal). (more...)

HIGH FIDELITY...THE MUSICAL Makes Chicago Premiere at Route 66 Theatre, Begins Previews 8/8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2009

After 17 years, Tony n' Tina are heading on their honeymoon. The Route 66 Theatre Company will present the Chicago premiere of HIGH FIDELITY...THE MUSICAL, in its first major production since its Broadway run in 2006. (more...)

Slotnick, Yazbeck, Davi & More Star In Goodman Theatre's ANIMAL CRACKERS, Plays 9/18-10/25
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2009

Goodman Theatre launches its new 2009/2010 Season with tap dancing, acrobatics, tumbling, guitar- and ukulele-playing in an original take on the rarely-produced Marx Brothers classic musical Animal Crackers, written by George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind, with music and lyrics by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby (more...)

The Rock Garden Presents BELOW THE BELT At The Access Theater Through 10/25
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2009

The Rock Garden, one of Brooklyn's most innovative theatre companies will open 'Below the Belt', Richard Dresser's acclaimed dark comedy about the survival of the semi-fit, quasi-clever and the somewhat competent, opened on SUNDAY, OCTOBER 4 at The Access Theater (380 Broadway at White Street in Tribeca - 3 blocks below Canal). (more...)

The Rock Garden's BELOW THE BELT Bows 10/25
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2009

Brooklyn theater company,The Rock Garden will play its last three performances of 'Below the Belt,' Richard Dresser's acclaimed dark comedy about the survival of the semi-fit, quasi-clever and the somewhat competent, this Friday, October 23rd through this Sunday, October 25th at The Access Theater. (more...)

'Managing Maxine' Officially Opens at the Alliance Theatre 10/15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2008

Managing Maxine, a World Premiere by Janece Shaffer, directed by Susan V. Booth will play at the Alliance Theatre from October 8 - November 2, 2008 (more...)

The Rock Garden Presents BELOW THE BELT At The Access Theater Through 10/25
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2009

The Rock Garden, one of Brooklyn's most innovative theatre companies will open 'Below the Belt', Richard Dresser's acclaimed dark comedy about the survival of the semi-fit, quasi-clever and the somewhat competent, opened on SUNDAY, OCTOBER 4 at The Access Theater (380 Broadway at White Street in Tribeca - 3 blocks below Canal). (more...)

Rachel Axler Makes Her Off B'way Playwriting Debut In SMUDGE, Opens 1/11/2010
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2009

Two-time Emmy Award-winning comedy writer Rachel Axler will make her off Broadway playwriting debut at the NEA-rejected Women's Project with Smudge, a dark comedy directed by Pam MacKinnon about the changing face of the American family and the limits of love and cheesecake. Smudge features Cassie Beck, Greg Keller and Brian Sgambati. (more...)

Horse Trade Theater Group Presents 'SPORKNOTES' 11/23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2008

A team of highly unskilled non-academics perform improvised abridged versions of the great works of literature as chosen by the audience based on nothing more than an unabridged plot summary. (more...)

Horse Trade Theater Group Presents 'SPORKNOTES' 11/23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2008

'Let's just say, it takes deliciously sick minds to come up with this stuff, and its pure delight to go along for the ride' 'Big strong laughs continued throughout this show, and that's probably reason enough to go see it' 'There are some very talented players in this group and I'd love to see more of them' Steven Slate, nytheatre.com (more...)

It's a Wonderful Life: The Radio Play
by Chicago News Desk - Nov 20, 2008

American Theater Company (ATC) continues its 2008-09 season with the sixth annual production of It's a Wonderful Life: The Radio Play adapted from Frank Capra's classic film and directed by Damon Kiely. The production will run December 4 -December 28, 2008, at American Theater Company, 1909 W Byron St, Chicago, IL. Press opening is Monday, December 8, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. (more...)

It's a Wonderful Life: The Radio Play
by Chicago News Desk - Nov 12, 2008

American Theater Company (ATC) continues its 2008-09 season with the sixth annual production of It's a Wonderful Life: The Radio Play adapted from Frank Capra's classic film and directed by Damon Kiely. The production will run December 4 -December 28, 2008, at American Theater Company, 1909 W Byron St, Chicago, IL. Press opening is Monday, December 8, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. (more...)

ACT's 'Below the Belt' Goes Only For Laughs
by Jay Irwin - May 29, 2009

Seattle's ACT (A Contemporary Theatre) presents Richard Dresser's take on corporate drudgery with 'Below the Belt'. Starring TV and stage comedy veteran Judd Hirsch, they are billing this as 'The Office' meets Samuel Beckett. But it plays more like a cliché sitcom than a social commentary. (more...)

Actors Hirsch, Procaccino And Boston To Participate In A Herb Gardner Celebration At Intiman Theatre, 6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2009

Intiman Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Bartlett Sher and Managing Director Brian Colburn, will present a special conversation between actors Judd Hirsch, John Procaccino and Matthew Boston about the work of playwright Herb Gardner on Monday, June 1 at 7 pm. Tickets are $10 and are available now from www.intiman.org or 206.269.1900. (more...)

Central Heating Lab At ACT Hosts An Evening Of Improv With New Shows 5/29-6/12
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2009

These guys know funny! The Central Heating Lab at ACT presents Evening of Improv by the masterminds behind Wing-It Productions, featuring their latest inventions This Improvised Life, Twisted Flicks, and Improsia, May 29-June 12. (more...)

Playwright Horizon's Ends Run of CLYBOURNE PARK, 3/21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2010

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) will end its production of the World Premiere of CLYBOURNE PARK, a new play by Bruce Norris on March 21st. (more...)

Robert Foxworth & Patrick Page to Headline 2010 Shakespeare Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2010

Executive Producer Lou Spisto today announced principal casting for the Globe's 2010 Shakespeare Festival performed in repertory. (more...)

Mile Square Theatre Presents 8th Annual 7TH INNING STRETCH, 3/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2010

This year, Mile Square Theatre's production of its annual fundraiser 7th Inning Stretch features a selection of seven 10-minute plays from some of America's finest writers. (more...)

Misfit Toys Repertory Presents Misfit Festival 8/4
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2008

The Misfit Toys Repertory Company, a new NYC based ensemble with a mission to explore and expand boundaries of type and character through non-traditional casting and education, is proud to announce its first annual Misfit Festival which will run from August 4th-17th 2008 at Tom Noonan's Paradise Factory Theatre at 64 East 4th Street in NYC. (more...)

Route 66 Theatre's HIGH FIDELITY...THE MUSICAL Makes Chicago Premiere, Previews 8/7
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2009

After 17 years, Tony n' Tina are heading on their honeymoon. The Route 66 Theatre Company will present the Chicago premiere of HIGH FIDELITY...THE MUSICAL, in its first major production since its Broadway run in 2006. (more...)

Foxworth Named Old Globe Associate Artist
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2009

Executive Producer Lou Spisto is thrilled to announce the addition of Robert Foxworth to the exclusive list of Old Globe Associate Artists. Foxworth is the 52nd artist named to the illustrious group that includes Paxton Whitehead, Marion Ross, A.R. Gurney and Richard Easton. (more...)

Judd Hirsch To Star In BELOW THE BELT At ACT 5/22-6/21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2009

A Contemporary Theatre is honored to welcome acclaimed actor Judd Hirsch (Ordinary People; TV's Taxi, Numb3rs) and returning local Seattle favorites John Procaccino and R. Hamilton Wright in Below the Belt, May 22 through June 21, 2009. (more...)

Central Heating Lab At ACT Hosts An Evening Of Improv With New Shows 5/29-6/12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2009

These guys know funny! The Central Heating Lab at ACT presents Evening of Improv by the masterminds behind Wing-It Productions, featuring their latest inventions This Improvised Life, Twisted Flicks, and Improsia, May 29-June 12. (more...)

Women's Project Increases Main Stage Production Next Season, Announces Two World Premieres
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2009

Women's Project, the 32-year-old non-profit theater dedicated to producing plays written and directed by women, will increase main stage production next season by 50%. The theater's board of directors authorized Julie Crosby, producing artistic director, to increase main stage productions from two to three at the company's Julia Miles Theater on West 55th Street. (more...)

A Contemporary Theater Announces Additions To 45th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2009

A Contemporary Theatre announces adjustments and additions to its 45th Anniversary Season. Rounding out the six-play Mainstage season is the corporate comedy Below the Belt (May 22-June 21, previously listed as TBA), starring acclaimed film and television actor Judd Hirsch. In addition, subscribers to ACT receive special entr?e to discounted tickets to the Broadway smash hit, August: Osage County, on tour at The Paramount October 27-November 1. (more...)

Rachel Axler Makes Her Off B'way Playwriting Debut In SMUDGE, Opens 1/11/2010
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2010

Two-time Emmy Award-winning comedy writer Rachel Axler will make her off Broadway playwriting debut at the NEA-rejected Women's Project with Smudge, a dark comedy directed by Pam MacKinnon about the changing face of the American family and the limits of love and cheesecake. Smudge features Cassie Beck, Greg Keller and Brian Sgambati. (more...)

Rachel Axler's Off-Broadway Debut SMUDGE Opens January 11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2010

Two-time Emmy Award-winning comedy writer Rachel Axler will make her off Broadway playwriting debut at the NEA-rejected Women's Project with Smudge, a dark comedy directed by Pam MacKinnon about the changing face of the American family and the limits of love and cheesecake. Smudge features Cassie Beck, Greg Keller and Brian Sgambati. (more...)

Playwright Horizon's Extends CLYBOURNE PARK By Two Weeks
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2010

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced a two-week extension for the World Premiere of CLYBOURNE PARK, a new play by Bruce Norris ('A wonderful, original, grab-you-by-the-guts playwright' - WOR Radio; 'He specializes in comedies of discomfort' - The New York Times) that has just opened to excellent reviews. (more...)

Mile Square Theatre Presents 8th Annual 7TH INNING STRETCH, 3/13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2010

This year, Mile Square Theatre's production of its annual fundraiser 7th Inning Stretch features a selection of seven 10-minute plays from some of America's finest writers. (more...)

Robert Foxworth & Patrick Page to Headline 2010 Shakespeare Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2010

Executive Producer Lou Spisto today announced principal casting for the Globe's 2010 Shakespeare Festival performed in repertory. (more...)

Rachel Axler Makes Her Off B'way Playwriting Debut In SMUDGE, Opens 1/11/2010
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2009

Two-time Emmy Award-winning comedy writer Rachel Axler will make her off Broadway playwriting debut at the NEA-rejected Women's Project with Smudge, a dark comedy directed by Pam MacKinnon about the changing face of the American family and the limits of love and cheesecake. Smudge features Cassie Beck, Greg Keller and Brian Sgambati. (more...)

HIGH FIDELITY...THE MUSICAL Makes Chicago Premiere at Route 66 Theatre, Begins Previews 8/8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2009

After 17 years, Tony n' Tina are heading on their honeymoon. The Route 66 Theatre Company will present the Chicago premiere of HIGH FIDELITY...THE MUSICAL, in its first major production since its Broadway run in 2006. (more...)

Route 66 Theatre's HIGH FIDELITY...THE MUSICAL Makes Chicago Premiere, Previews 8/7
by - Aug 7, 2009

After 17 years, Tony n' Tina are heading on their honeymoon. The Route 66 Theatre Company will present the Chicago premiere of HIGH FIDELITY...THE MUSICAL, in its first major production since its Broadway run in 2006. (more...)

Queensland Theatre Company Presents TAKING AIM 8/21 & 8/22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2009

11 local writers, 5 comic actors and 2 satirical geniuses will poke fun at politics and pop culture when Queensland Theatre Company presents TAKING AIM. (more...)

The Rock Garden Presents BELOW THE BELT At The Access Theater 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2009

The Rock Garden, one of Brooklyn's most innovative theatre companies will open 'Below the Belt', Richard Dresser's acclaimed dark comedy about the survival of the semi-fit, quasi-clever and the somewhat competent, on SUNDAY, OCTOBER 4 at The Access Theater (380 Broadway at White Street in Tribeca - 3 blocks below Canal). (more...)

Slotnick, Yazbeck, Davi & More Star In Goodman Theatre's ANIMAL CRACKERS, Plays 9/18-10/25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2009

Goodman Theatre launches its new 2009/2010 Season with tap dancing, acrobatics, tumbling, guitar- and ukulele-playing in an original take on the rarely-produced Marx Brothers classic musical Animal Crackers, written by George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind, with music and lyrics by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby (more...)

HIGH FIDELITY...THE MUSICAL Opens Chicago Premiere at Route 66 Theatre 8/17
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2009

After 17 years, Tony n' Tina are heading on their honeymoon. The Route 66 Theatre Company will present the Chicago premiere of HIGH FIDELITY...THE MUSICAL, in its first major production since its Broadway run in 2006. (more...)

Colin Donnell, Stephanie Umoh & More Set For ART's JOHNNY BASEBALL 5/14-6/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2010

The American Repertory Theater is pleased to announce the cast for Johnny Baseball, a world premiere musical about the Red Sox, with music by Robert Reale, lyrics by Willie Reale, book by Richard Dresser, story by Richard Dresser and Willie Reale, with musical direction and vocal arrangements by Wendy Bobbitt Cavett; musical arrangements by Bruce Coughlin. (more...)

Judd Hirsch To Star In BELOW THE BELT At ACT 5/22-6/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2009

A Contemporary Theatre is honored to welcome acclaimed actor Judd Hirsch (Ordinary People; TV's Taxi, Numb3rs) and returning local Seattle favorites John Procaccino and R. Hamilton Wright in Below the Belt, May 22 through June 21, 2009. (more...)

LE CABARET NOIR Opens Central Heating Lab At ACT 2nd Season 4/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2009

After a successful inaugural year, the Central Heating Lab at ACT enters its second season with five cutting edge companion pieces to challenge and delight Seattle audiences. Le Cabaret Noir by 4 Horsemen/PURE Cirkus is the first mainstage companion piece of 2009, bringing its spectacular variety-burlesque performance art to the Bullitt Cabaret following Friday and Saturday night performances of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, April 17 - May 9, 2009. (more...)

LE CABARET NOIR Opens Central Heating Lab At ACT 2nd Season 4/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2009

After a successful inaugural year, the Central Heating Lab at ACT enters its second season with five cutting edge companion pieces to challenge and delight Seattle audiences. Le Cabaret Noir by 4 Horsemen/PURE Cirkus is the first mainstage companion piece of 2009, bringing its spectacular variety-burlesque performance art to the Bullitt Cabaret following Friday and Saturday night performances of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, April 17 - May 9, 2009. (more...)

Mo'olelo Announces Tuesdays at The 10th, Kicks Off 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2010

Mo`olelo Performing Arts Company, San Diego's community-focused, socially-conscious, Equity theater company, today announced three new events as part of their Tuesdays at The 10th series. (more...)

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