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Saturday Roundup: This Week on BroadwayWorld
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 31, 2012

Looking for a quick roundup of this week's events? Look no further - here are some of the best articles the week had to offer! (more...)

COT Announces 2012 Season; Features The Magic Flute, Teseo & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2012

Brian Dickie announced the Chicago Opera Theater (COT) season for 2012, his last season as General Director. (more...)

Pam Dougherty, Cliff Stephens Lead WaterTower's AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2012

WaterTower Theatre today announced the cast for August: Osage County, running March 30 - April 22, 2012 at the Addison Theatre Centre. (more...)

MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, DEAD ACCOUNTS, et al. Set for Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2012

Today Producing Artistic Director Edward Stern announced his 20th - and final - season at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. The Playhouse' s 52nd season includes two world premieres and three regional premiere productions, as well as the return of one of the most popular musicals in its history. (more...)

Michael Bakkensen & Lea DeLaria to Open OUT OF ICELAND on Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2012

Out of Iceland began previews March 24th Off-Broadway at Walkerspace (46 Walker Street, between Broadway and Church). Opening night is set for this Sunday, April 1st (at 7pm). This limited engagement runs through Sunday April 22nd. Alfred R. Kahn, in association with Culture Project is producing the Off-Broadway Premiere of Out of Iceland by Drew Larimore, directed by Josh Hecht. Michael Bakkensen, Jillian Crane and Lea DeLaria star. (more...)

Glenn Carter and Robyn North Lead FLOYD COLLINS at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2012

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

Bob Dishy, Zach Grenier, Tonya Pinkins to Star in STOREFRONT CHURCH
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2012

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) presents the world premiere of STOREFRONT CHURCH, written and directed by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award® winner John Patrick Shanley and starring Bob Dishy, Giancarlo Esposito, Zach Grenier, Ron Cephas Jones and Tonya Pinkins. STOREFRONT CHURCH will begin previews Wednesday, May 16; officially open Monday, June 11; and play a limited engagement through Sunday, June 24 Off-Broadway as the first production to return to Atlantic's main stage Linda Gross Theater in Chelsea following completion of a historic $8.3M renovation. (more...)

Court Theatre Presents Tony Kushner's ANGELS IN AMERICA 3/30-6/3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2012

Court Theatre Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert present Tony Kushner's Tony Award-winning Angels in America, Part One: Millennium Approaches and Part Two: Perestroika, directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell. Angels in America will run March 30 - June 3, 2012 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. Press Opening is Saturday, April 14, 2012; Part One: Millennium Approaches at 3PM and Part Two: Perestroika at 8PM. (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...)

The Drama League┬'s Spring Auction Now Open
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2012

The Drama League's Spring Online Auction is now online at www.biddingforgood.com/thedramaleague, and will close on Friday, April 13 at 5:00pm. With over thirty theatrical items announced, some of the highlights include: (more...)

Chautauqua Theater Company 2012 Summer Season to Include AS YOU LIKE IT, PHILADELPHIA STORY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2012

Chautauqua Theater Company (CTC) announces its 29th season as the resident theater on the grounds of the Chautauqua Institution -- western New York's summer arts festival. The 2012 season includes the world premiere of CTC's inaugural commission (Kate Fodor's Fifty Ways) two great classics (The Philadelphia Story and As You Like It), the annual New Play Workshop series and a host of other special events and performances. (more...)

Cleveland Play House Presents IN THE NEXT ROOM, OR THE VIBRATOR PLAY, 4/13-5/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2012

Directed by Laura Kepley, CPH Associate Artistic Director, In the Next Room, or the vibrator play takes place at the dawn of electricity, when a remarkable treatment for "hysterical" men and women is taking place. A funny and touching play about marriage and intimacy, A 2010 Tony Award® Nominee for Best Play and a Pulitzer Prize finalist, In the Next Room, or the vibrator play will begin in the Second Stage at PlayhouseSquare on Friday, April 13 and is intended for mature audiences. Due to popular demand, the run has been extended one week and will now play through Sunday, May 13, 2012. Tickets are available at PlayhouseSquare ticket office by calling 216-241-6000 or online at www.clevelandplayhouse.com. In the Next Room, or the vibrator play is sponsored by Ambiance, and presented with support from Cuyahoga Arts and Culture and the Ohio Arts Council. (more...)

STC's Michael Kahn to Direct Strange Interlude by Eugene O'Neill 3/27-4/29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2012

Continuing its 25th Anniversary Season, the Shakespeare Theatre Company is set to present Eugene O'Neill's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Strange Interlude. (more...)

Edinburgh International Festival 2012 Set for Summer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2012

Almost 3000 artists from 47 nations will gather to share the live experience of theatre, dance, opera and music with audiences from approximately a third of the world's nations at Edinburgh International Festival 2012. This year the festival will take place August 9 to September 2. (more...)

Tim McArthur's CURTAIN UP SHOW Launches on Resonance FM March 26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2012

A brand new weekly chat show for theatre will launch on Resonance 104.4FM on Monday 26 March 2012 at 8pm. Hosted by Tim McArthur, the hour long programme will take a light-hearted look at the current state of London theatre, showcasing both established and up-and-coming talent, both on stage and behind the scenes. (more...)

Jeffrey Bean, James Black and More Set for Alley Theatre's THE SEAFARER, 4/6-4/29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2012

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for the Alley Theatre's production of the Conor McPherson's THE SEAFARER. The Seafarer, by Conor McPherson and directed by Gregory Boyd, begins previews Friday April 6, opens Wednesday April 11 and runs through Sunday, April 29, 2012 on the Hubbard Stage. Tickets start at $25 and are available for purchase at www.alleytheatre.org, at the Alley Theatre Box Office, 615 Texas Avenue, or by calling 713.220.5700. Groups of 10 or more can receive special concierge services and select discounts by calling 713.220.5700 and asking for the group sales department. (more...)

Amanda Quaid, Jason Butler Harner, et al. Set for Royal Court Theatre's COCK
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2012

The cast of the American premiere of the Royal Court Theatre's Olivier Award-winning new production, COCK will star Jason Butler Harner as M, Amanda Quaid as W, Cory Michael Smith as John and Cotter Smith as F. Written by Mike Bartlett and directed by James Macdonald, COCK will open Off-Broadway at The Duke on 42nd Street, a NEW 42nd STREET project, 229 West 42nd Street, on Thursday, May 17 and previews will begin Thursday, May 1. (more...)

Writers┬' Theatre's Production of Harold Pinter┬'s The Caretaker Closes
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2012

Writers' Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, continues its 20th Anniversary Season with The Caretaker by Harold Pinter, directed by Ron OJ Parson. (more...)

Signature Theatre's REALLY REALLY Closes
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2012

Signature Theatre will present the world premiere of Really Really by Paul Downs Colaizzo. (more...)

OF MICE AND MEN Closes at People's Light
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2012

People's Light & Theatre presents John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men, running through March 25, 2012 on the Main Stage. (more...)

FACT Theatre Company Presents PAGE 2 STAGE, 5/1-6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2012

Fact Theatre Company is concluding its third season with their annual PAGE 2 STAGE repertoire. FACT focuses on developing new work and the two shows being presented were developed during their playwright's forums. (more...)

La Boite Presents AS YOU LIKE IT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2012

La Boite Artistic Director David Berthold has announced a cast of 18 in one of La Boite's biggest productions yet, Shakespeare's As You Like It. (more...)

Connecticut Repertory Theatre's THE WINTER'S TALE Arrives in Time for Spring Through April 1
by Jacques Lamarre - Mar 24, 2012

Round #1 of 'The Winter's Tale' smackdown: UConn's CRT vs. Yale Rep. (more...)

La Boite Presents AS YOU LIKE IT, 2/18-3/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2012

La Boite Theatre Company in Kelvin Grove, Queensland presents William Shakespeare's comedy As You Like It from February 18 to March 24. Tickets start at $28. (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...)

NVA Brings THE COMPLETE WORKS (ABRIDGED) to the Schulman Auditorium, 4/5-7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2012

New Village Arts announces an exclusive engagement of THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (abridged) at the Schulman Auditorium in Carlsbad April 5-7. This highly comedic romp through all of Shakespeare's plays will be directed by Ensemble Member Justin Lang and feature Ensemble Member Kyle Lucy with Durwood Murray and Trevor Sanderson. New Village Arts previously produced COMPLETE WORKS in 2008. Tickets are only $15 can be purchased at www.NewVillageArts.org or by calling 760-433-3245. (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...)

Casting Announced for BLACK BATTLES WITH DOGS at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2012

Three Europeans are isolated on the construction site of a western company in the heart of Africa, surrounded by barbed wire fences. High up on the watchtowers above, African security guards call out in the night to one another in throat songs to keep awake. As evening falls, a mysterious man, Alboury, penetrates the camp. When it emerges that he has come to demand the body of his brother who died that day in unknown circumstances, the ensuing action leads to a disturbing twist of events. (more...)

San Jose Rep's GOD OF CARNAGE Begins Previews Tonight; Full Cast Info
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2012

The Bay Area premiere of San Jose Rep's God of Carnage begins previews tonight. This winner of the 2009 Tony Award® for Best Play was written by Yasmina Reza and translated by Christopher Hampton. The production runs from March 22 to April 15, 2012, with Opening Night on Wednesday, March 28 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Tim McArthur's CURTAIN UP SHOW Launches on Resonance FM March 26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2012

A brand new weekly chat show for theatre will launch on Resonance 104.4FM on Monday 26 March 2012 at 8pm. Hosted by Tim McArthur, the hour long programme will take a light-hearted look at the current state of London theatre, showcasing both established and up-and-coming talent, both on stage and behind the scenes. (more...)

Lyric Hammersmith to Present THE CHAIR PLAYS Triple Bill April 19 to May 26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2012

To mark the 50th anniversary of the staging of his first play, world-renowned playwright Edward Bond joins Lyric Hammersmith Artistic Director Sean Holmes to present The Chair Plays from April 19 to May 23. This is the first time this trilogy, drawn from his work of the last decade, has been produced in the UK. (more...)

Quadracci Powerhouse Stage Presents Shakespeare's OTHELLO, 4/3-5/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2012

One of Shakespeare's most tragic heroes squares off against literature's greatest villain in a visceral, sexy, hard-driving story of intrigue, betrayal and vengeance, as Iago leads Othello to the edge of jealous madness by sowing seeds of doubt about his wife's fidelity. This classic revenge tragedy comes to life in a modern and edgy adaptation set in the world of motorcycle gangs. This production of Othello will be directed by Artistic Director Mark Clements, the role of Othello will be performed by guest actor Lindsay Smiling, and the role of Iago will be performed by Rep Resident Acting Company Member Gerard Neugent. The Rep's production of Othello is sponsored by Harley-Davidson Motor Company and runs April 3 - May 6, 2012 in The Rep's Quadracci Powerhouse and previews Tuesday, April 3 - Thursday, April 5, and opens on Friday, April 6. (more...)

Actors' NET of Bucks County Presents AS YOU LIKE IT, 4/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2012

Actors' NET of Bucks County will present William Shakespeare's As You Like It from April 20 - May 13, 2012 at The Heritage Center. (more...)

Public Theater to Premiere LaChiusa's GIANT, HERE LIES LOVE About Imelda Marcos & More; Full Season Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2012

Public Theater has announced the line-up today for The Public's 2012-2013 Season, beginning in the fall with an October rededication of The Public's historic downtown building. The season continues the theater's nearly 60 year tradition of developing new theatrical voices and presenting Shakespeare to the entire New York community. (more...)

STEEL MAGNOLIAS Comes To Theatre Royal Bath
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2012

Kacey Ainsworth (Annelle), Isla Blair (M'Lynn), Cheryl Campbell (Ouiser), Cherie Lunghi (Clairee), Sadie Pickering (Shelby) and Denise Welch (Truvy) comprise the cast for the National Tour of Steel Magnolias, written by Robert Harling and directed by David Gilmore. Steel Magnolias is being produced by David Ian Productions. (more...)

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

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

Saturday Roundup: This Week on BroadwayWorld
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 7, 2012

Looking for a quick roundup of this week's events in the theatre world? Look no further - here are some of the best articles the week had to offer! (more...)

Jeffrey Bean, James Black and More Set for Alley Theatre's THE SEAFARER, 4/6-4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2012

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for the Alley Theatre's production of the Conor McPherson's THE SEAFARER. The Seafarer, by Conor McPherson and directed by Gregory Boyd, begins previews Friday April 6, opens Wednesday April 11 and runs through Sunday, April 29, 2012 on the Hubbard Stage. Tickets start at $25 and are available for purchase at www.alleytheatre.org, at the Alley Theatre Box Office, 615 Texas Avenue, or by calling 713.220.5700. Groups of 10 or more can receive special concierge services and select discounts by calling 713.220.5700 and asking for the group sales department. (more...)

Jonathan Groff Joins Alfred Molina in LA Premiere of RED This August!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2012

Center Theatre Group has announced that "Spring Awakening" and "Glee" actor Jonathan Groff will be featured opposite previously announced Alfred Molina in the Donmar Warehouse production of the 2010 Tony Award-winning Best Play "Red" by John Logan at the Mark Taper Forum, August 1 through September 9, 2012. The opening performance is scheduled for August 12. (more...)

NVA Brings THE COMPLETE WORKS (ABRIDGED) to the Schulman Auditorium
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2012

New Village Arts announces an exclusive engagement of THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (abridged) at the Schulman Auditorium in Carlsbad April 5-7. This highly comedic romp through all of Shakespeare's plays will be directed by Ensemble Member Justin Lang and feature Ensemble Member Kyle Lucy with Durwood Murray and Trevor Sanderson. New Village Arts previously produced COMPLETE WORKS in 2008. Tickets are only $15 can be purchased at www.NewVillageArts.org or by calling 760-433-3245. (more...)

The Queen's Company to Perform AS YOU LIKE IT at Walkerplace, 5/4-5/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2012

The Queen's Company, New York City's all-female classical theater company, proudly presents William Shakespeare's As You Like It, directed by The Queen's Company Artistic Director Rebecca Patterson. As You Like It runs from May 4 - 20, 2012 in a limited engagement at Walkerspace, located at 46 Walker Street between Broadway and Church Street in Tribeca. Previews begin May 4 for a May 5 opening. (more...)

About Productions and Bootleg Theater Present EVANGELINE, 5/12-27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2012

The songbook of Grammy Award winners David Hidalgo sand Louie Perez of Los Lobos drives Evangeline, the Queen of Make-Believe, a multimedia play with music by Theresa Chavez, Louie Perez and Rose Portillo that takes its title from the group's 1985 rocker "Evangeline." Chavez and Portillo co-direct the world premiere production for About Productions, opening at the Bootleg Theater on May 12 for a limited, three-week engagement through May 27. Low-priced previews take place May 3-11. (more...)

DEBUT OF THE MONTH: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR's Paul Nolan
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 3, 2012

Actor Paul Nolan is currently making his Broadway debut as 'Jesus' in Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR. In a recent chat with BWW, the actor shared his thoughts on what it is like to portray the famed biblical character in this iconic rock opera. (more...)

Amy Adams to Play 'Baker's Wife' in Shakespeare in the Park's INTO THE WOODS; Oliver Platt, Robert Joy Join Cast of AS YOU LIKE IT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2012

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Patrick Willingham) announced additional casting today for the 50th Anniversary season of free Shakespeare in the Park at the Delacorte. Robert Joy (Le Beau, Lord) and Oliver Platt (Touchstone) join the previously announced MacIntyre Dixon (Adam), David Furr (Orlando), Renee Elise Goldsberry (Celia), Omar Metwally (Oliver), Lily Rabe (Rosalind), and Stephen Spinella (Jaques) in Shakespeare's comedy As You Like It, directed by Daniel Sullivan. (more...)

Quadracci Powerhouse Stage Presents Shakespeare's OTHELLO, 4/3-5/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2012

One of Shakespeare's most tragic heroes squares off against literature's greatest villain in a visceral, sexy, hard-driving story of intrigue, betrayal and vengeance, as Iago leads Othello to the edge of jealous madness by sowing seeds of doubt about his wife's fidelity. This classic revenge tragedy comes to life in a modern and edgy adaptation set in the world of motorcycle gangs. This production of Othello will be directed by Artistic Director Mark Clements, the role of Othello will be performed by guest actor Lindsay Smiling, and the role of Iago will be performed by Rep Resident Acting Company Member Gerard Neugent. The Rep's production of Othello is sponsored by Harley-Davidson Motor Company and runs April 3 - May 6, 2012 in The Rep's Quadracci Powerhouse and previews Tuesday, April 3 - Thursday, April 5, and opens on Friday, April 6. (more...)

Kacey Ainsworth, Isla Blair Lead STEEL MAGNOLIAS UK National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2012

Kacey Ainsworth (Annelle), Isla Blair (M'Lynn), Cheryl Campbell (Ouiser), Cherie Lunghi (Clairee), Sadie Pickering (Shelby) and Denise Welch (Truvy) comprise the cast for the National Tour of Steel Magnolias, written by Robert Harling and directed by David Gilmore. (more...)

Rep Stage Closes 19th Season with LAS MENINAS, 4/18-5/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2012

Rep Stage, the professional Equity theatre in residence at Howard Community College (HCC), concludes its 19th season with "Las Meninas," playwright Lynn Nottage's account of the seduction of Louis the XIV's queen, Marie-Therese, and the consequences of her scandalous relationship with Nabo, her African servant. Nottage weaves an imaginative tale based on a fascinating but forgotten time in history that examines truths about women and race. Eve Muson, who helmed last season's "Speech & Debate," directs a large cast in this rarely produced play. "Las Meninas" opens April 18 with a limited run through May 6, 2012, in the Studio Theatre of the Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center (HVPA) on the campus of HCC. (more...)

American Bard Theatre Company's Pericles, Prince of Tyre Closes
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2012

American Bard Theater Company presents Pericles, Prince of Tyre, an epic play about treachery, love, hope and perseverance written by William Shakespeare and George Wilkins. (more...)

GIVE ME YOUR HAND Closes at Irish Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2012

Irish Repertory Theatre continues its acclaimed 24th Season with the New York premiere of famed poet Paul Durcan's GIVE ME YOUR HAND in Irish Repertory Theatre Company's W. Scott McLucas Studio Theatre (132 West 22nd Street). Richard Twyman directs. (more...)

Connecticut Repertory Theatre┬'s THE WINTER┬'S TALE arrives in time for Spring through April 1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2012

Round #1 of 'The Winter's Tale' smackdown: UConn's CRT vs. Yale Rep. (more...)

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