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The Theatre Group at SBCC Presents GROUND, 4/23-510
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2014

The Theatre Group at SBCC presents a touching new play, GROUND by Lisa Dillman, as the final offering in the 2013-2014 SeasonFor its final offering in the 2013/2014 season, The Theatre Group at SBCC will present the West Coast Premiere of the new play GROUND by Lisa Dillman, directed by R. Michael Gros, in the Jurkowitz Theatre, April 23-May 10, 2014. (more...)

It's Official! Hugh Jackman, Laura Donnelly, Cush Jumbo Set for Jez Butterworth's THE RIVER at Circle in the Square This Fall
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

We've been reporting on the buzz since January, but now Hugh Jackman is making Broadway fan's May dreams come true! It's just been officially announced that Sonia Friedman Productions will present the Royal Court Theatre production of THE RIVER, a new play by Jez Butterworth, starring Hugh Jackman, Laura Donnelly and Cush Jumbo, and directed by Ian Rickson. (more...)

Richard Dresser's BELOW THE BELT Opens at Westbeth Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

Delving into the darkly absurd corners of corporate America and middle-man-purgatory, director Michael Sladek makes his NYC stage debut with a fresh production of Below the Belt by acclaimed playwright, Richard Dresser. Presented by Black Lodge Theater, the work will be staged in the old boiler room of the iconic Westbeth Center for the Arts. (more...)

San Jose Rep Presents Bay Area Premiere of THE BIG MEAL, Now thru 6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

San Jose Repertory Theatre presents the Bay Area premiere of the critically-acclaimed The Big Meal, by Dan LeFranc, the 2010 New York Times Outstanding Playwright Award Winner. This razor sharp portrait of a modern American family runs today, May 8 through June 1, and is directed by Kirsten Brandt, San Jose Rep's Associate Artistic Director. (more...)

AS YOU LIKE IT to Run 17 May - 1 June at State Theatre Center
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

Girl falls for boy. Boy falls for girl. But when the malice of an evil duke tears them apart and forces them to flee into the forest, can love still win the day? And more importantly: can a woman still win her man while pretending that she's a he? (more...)

Dan Stevens Joins John Travolta in CRIMINAL ACTIVITIES
by Movies News Desk - May 8, 2014

Dan Stevens has signed on to star with John Travolta in Jackie Earle Haley's CRIMINAL ACTIVITIES. (more...)

Gina McKee & More Join Cast of Trafalgar Transformed's RICHARD III
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

Gina McKee (Di & Viv & Rose, King Lear, Ivanov, Our Friends In The North, Notting Hill) will play Queen Elizabeth, alongside the previously announced Martin Freeman (more...)

Bianca Amato and James Waterston Will Lead Shakespeare Theatre's PRIVATE LIVES, 5/29-7/13
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

Noel Coward's fast-talking comedy of manners Private Lives will close the Shakespeare Theatre Company's 2013-2014 Season. Directed by Maria Aitken (2009-2010 Season's As You Like It), Private Lives enjoyed wild success at the Huntington Theatre Company in 2012, being deemed 'a diamond-sharp production' (The Boston Globe) and will find a home at the Lansburgh Theatre from May 29-July 13, 2014 (450 7th Street NW). (more...)

Gina McKee Joins Martin Freeman In Cast Of RICHARD III
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

Gina McKee (Di & Viv & Rose, King Lear, Ivanov, Our Friends In The North, Notting Hill) will play Queen Elizabeth, alongside the previously announced Martin Freeman (Clybourne Park, The Hobbit, Sherlock, Fargo) as Richard III in Jamie Lloyd's first production of his second season at Trafalgar Transformed, Richard III, running from 1 July to 27 September, with press night on 8 July. (more...)

Novato Theater Co to Present AS YOU LIKE IT, 5/23-6/15
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2014

The comedy plays May 23 through June 15, with one preview May 22. Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00 p.m., Sundays at 2:00 p.m. Tickets $25, with special pricing for Children, Seniors, and NTC Members. Online ticketing at www.novatotheatercompany.org. NTC Playhouse, 5420 Nave Drive, Novato. (more...)

Bianca Amato and James Waterston Lead Shakespeare Theatre's PRIVATE LIVES, Now thru 7/13
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

Noel Coward's fast-talking comedy of manners Private Lives will close the Shakespeare Theatre Company's 2013-2014 Season. Directed by Maria Aitken (2009-2010 Season's As You Like It), Private Lives enjoyed wild success at the Huntington Theatre Company in 2012, being deemed 'a diamond-sharp production' (The Boston Globe) and will find a home at the Lansburgh Theatre from tonight, May 29-July 13, 2014 (450 7th Street NW). (more...)

Arcola's BETWEEN US by Sarah Daniels Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

Arcola Theatre is delighted to present the World Premiere of Between Us, a new play by Sarah Daniels commissioned by Arcola Theatre, opening for a limited 4-week run in Studio 2 from tonight, 28 May 2014 (press night Friday 30 May at 7.30pm). On sale now. (more...)

New Rep Presents Encore Presentation of IMAGINING MADOFF, Now thru 6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

New Repertory Theatre proudly announces an encore presentation of Deborah Margolin's Imagining Madoff, today, May 28 through June 1, 2014 at the Boston University Theatre Lane-Comley Studio 210. (more...)

Tony Winner Steve Kazee Joins Cast of Showtime's SHAMELESS in 'Major' Recurring Role
by TV News Desk - May 28, 2014

Tony Award winner Steve Kazee has joined the cast of Showtime's hit dramedy series in what is described as a 'major recurring role.' (more...)

THE ART OF BUILDING A BUNKER, THE DAISY THEATRE and More Set for Factory Theatre's 45th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

e Co-Artistic Director's Nina Lee Aquino and Nigel Shawn Williams, and Managing Director, Sara Meurling present the 45th season of Factory Theatre consisting of five Factory premieres: THE ART OF BUILDING A BUNKER, written by Adam Lazarus and Guillermo Verdecchia; TAKE ME BACK TO JEFFERSON an adaptation of William Faulkner's AS I LAY DYING by Dean Gilmour and Michele Smith in collaboration with the company; TWISTED, written by Charlotte Corbeil-Coleman and Joseph Jomo Pierre; THE UNPLUGGING written by Yvette Nolan; MORRO AND JASP: 9-5, created and performed by Morro and Jasp; and as a special add-on to the subscription season, the return of THE DAISY THEATRE, created and performed by Ronnie Burkett. BMO Financial Group returns as the 2014-15 45th Season Sponsor. (more...)

New Rep Announces Encore Run of IMAGINING MADOFF, 5/28-6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

Due to critical acclaim and audience response, including 16 sold-out performances in Watertown, New Repertory Theatre announces an encore presentation of Deborah Margolin's IMAGINING MADOFF, May 28 through June 1, 2014. (more...)

"Alley Theatre @ UH" Announces 2014-15 Season Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2014

The "Alley Theatre @ UH" season begins with Elizabeth Ashley and Hallie Foote in the southwestern premiere of Horton Foote's wonderfully entertaining The Old Friends, directed byMichael Wilson. Alley Resident Actors Jay Sullivan, James Black, and Jeffrey Bean, and returning artist Jeremy Webb lead the cast of Dracula, the Original Vampire Play, a production that will include the iconic designs by Edward Gorey, directed by Artistic Director Gregory Boyd. Boyd also directsShakespeare's romantic comedy As You Like It featuring Alley Resident Actors Elizabeth Bunch, Chris Hutchison and Todd Waite. Resident Actor James Black and Josie de Guzman lead the cast in Arthur Miller's All My Sons, directed by renowned playwright Theresa Rebeck. The Southwestern debut of Britain's innovative and exciting theatre company Kneehigh follows, with an inventive and imaginative production of Tristan & Yseult, based on the Arthurian romance. Resident Actor Jeffrey Bean returns to a favorite role in the riotous tour de force The Foreigner. (more...)

Outdoor Shakespeare Returns to Raleigh with TWO NOBLE KINSMEN, Now thru 5/31
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

Bare Theatre concludes its bombastic ninth season with Two Noble Kinsmen: Fire & Shadows, a theatre/circus spectacle with food trucks in the beautiful outdoor setting beside the Raleigh Rose Garden. Following the critical and popular success of last summer's The Comedy of Errors, the company again teams up with Raleigh circus school Cirque de Vol Studios for a night of stunning drama, thrilling circus acts, pyrotechnics and shadow play. Alan Hall of CVNC said of The Comedy of Errors: (more...)

Gamm Reveals Changes to Education Department Leadership
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

David M. Wax, managing director for The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre (The Gamm), announces the resignation of Education Director Steve Kidd, effective August 25. Kidd, who is also a Gamm resident actor, will be joining the faculty at Moses Brown School in the fall, where he will teach performance studies and direct the upper-school theater productions. Education and Outreach Coordinator Susie Schutt will be promoted to Education Director upon Kidd's departure, ensuring a smooth transition and continued growth of the theater's robust education programming. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre to Stage Reading of LIFE IS A DREAM at the Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain, 6/2
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

SPAIN arts & culture and The Shakespeare Theatre Company present a staged reading of Life is a Dream (La vida es sueño) by Pedro Calderon de la Barca, newly translated by Helen Edmundson. In this special presentation at the Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain, the philosophical masterpiece comes to life in a one-night-only staged reading by some of Washington's finest actors. (more...)

Alexander Sharp & More to Star in CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME on Broadway; Full Casting Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

Casting has been announced for the National Theatre production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Teddy Bergman, Mikaela Feely-Lehmann and More in Slant Theatre Project's THE CLOUD
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

Building on Slant Theatre Project's success with last season's The Steadfast, the company presents The Cloud, a world premiere mistaken-identity comedy written by playwright/comedian Matt Moses. Wes Grantom (Eager to Lose, The Steadfast) directs a cast of four including Teddy Bergman* (B'way: Peter and the Starcatcher, Off-B'way: Sex Lives of Our Parents), Mikaela Feely-Lehmann* (B'way: Cyrano de Bergerac), Ryan King* (Now Or Later at Huntington Theatre, The Intelligent Design Of Jenny Chow at the Atlantic Theater Company), and Polly Lee* (Marie Antoinette at Yale Rep, Wasps at Studio 42). Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

LCT's Platform Series Continues with Kristen Bush, Jan Maxwell & Michael Simpson, 5/29
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

Lincoln Center Theater's Platform Series, a forum for public discussion between Lincoln Center Theater artists and interested theatergoers, continues its 16th season on Thursday, May 29 at 6 pm with KRISTEN BUSH, JAN MAXWELL and MICHAEL SIMPSON, cast members of THE CITY OF CONVERSATION, new play by Anthony Giardina, directed by Doug Hughes, currently playing at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater. (more...)

Annette Bening, Steven Boyer, Jessica Hecht and More Join John Lithgow in the Public's KING LEAR at Shakespeare in the Park!
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

The Public Theater has announced complete casting for KING LEAR, the second show of The Public's free Shakespeare in the Park season at the Delacorte. Featuring the previously announced John Lithgow as Lear, this enduring tragedy will begin performances on Tuesday, July 22 and run through Sunday, August 17, with an official press opening on Tuesday, August 5. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 5/19/14 - Obies, LuPone in CRADLE WILL ROCK, MTC Gala & More!
by Jessica Showers - May 19, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Tonight is this year's Obie Awards ceremony, Patti LuPone returns to the stage for THE CRADLE WILL ROCK and Manhattan Theatre Club's starry spring gala will be in full swing! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Austin - Week of 5/18/2014
by BWW - May 18, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/18/2014 for Austin (more...)

AS YOU LIKE IT Runs Now thru 1 June at State Theatre Center
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2014

Girl falls for boy. Boy falls for girl. But when the malice of an evil duke tears them apart and forces them to flee into the forest, can love still win the day? And more importantly: can a woman still win her man while pretending that she's a he? (more...)

Outdoor Shakespeare Returns to Raleigh with TWO NOBLE KINSMEN, 5/23 - 5/31
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

Bare Theatre concludes its bombastic ninth season with Two Noble Kinsmen: Fire & Shadows, a theatre/circus spectacle with food trucks in the beautiful outdoor setting beside the Raleigh Rose Garden. Following the critical and popular success of last summer's The Comedy of Errors, the company again teams up with Raleigh circus school Cirque de Vol Studios for a night of stunning drama, thrilling circus acts, pyrotechnics and shadow play. Alan Hall of CVNC said of The Comedy of Errors: (more...)

Emily Walton, Teddy Bergman, Ryan King and Polly Lee Lead THE CLOUD at HERE, Now thru 6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

Building on Slant Theatre Project's success with last season's The Steadfast, the company presents The Cloud, a world premiere mistaken-identity comedy written by playwright/comedian Matt Moses. (more...)

Teddy Bergman, Mikaela Feely-Lehmann & More Star in Slant Theatre Project's THE CLOUD at HERE, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

Building on Slant Theatre Project's success with last season's The Steadfast, the company has announced the full cast for The Cloud, a world premiere mistaken-identity comedy written by playwright/comedian Matt Moses. Wes Grantom (Eager to Lose, The Steadfast) directs a cast of four including Teddy Bergman* (B'way: Peter and the Starcatcher, Off-B'way: Sex Lives of Our Parents), Mikaela Feely-Lehmann* (B'way: Cyrano de Bergerac), Ryan King* (Now Or Later at Huntington Theatre, The Intelligent Design Of Jenny Chow at the Atlantic Theater Company), and Polly Lee* (Marie Antoinette at Yale Rep, Wasps at Studio 42). *Member, Actors' Equity Association. AEA Showcase. (more...)

Aaron Krohn Joins 1959 PINK THUNDERBIRD Benefit for David Lynch Foundation, 5/19
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

Working Artists Theatre Project, in collaboration with the David Lynch Foundation, presents a staged play reading benefit of James McLure's companion comedies Lone Star and Laundry and Bourbon under the title '1959 Pink Thunderbird', featuring a cast of Broadway talent. All proceeds will benefit the Operation Warrior Wellness Project in teaching War Veterans with PTSD Transcendental Meditation. (more...)

Cincinnati Playhouse to Host Scenery Shop Sale, 6/7
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

It's garage sale season, and the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park will offer its unique take on the tradition with a sale of props, furniture, dresses and more from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 7, at the Playhouse's Scenery Shop, which is located at 2827 Gilbert Ave. (across from Thomson-MacConnell Cadillac). (more...)

Canadian Stage Launches INTERMISSION, A New Event Series for the Culturally Curious, Today
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

Canadian Stage today announced details for INTERMISSION, a new event series that combines multiple art forms to create an immersive cultural experience. Taking place once a month from May to July 2014, the series builds on the success of the company's Berkeley Street Block Parties, which have included a 90s-themed dance party with special guest Jason Priestley and a post-show karaoke night with the cast of Venus in Fur. INTERMISSION continues Canadian Stage's tradition of animating the historic Berkeley Street Theatre (26 Berkeley Street) with a variety of performances including live music, contemporary art, tasty refreshments and interactive experiences. (more...)

AIP Hosts 12th Annual Cabaret Festival, Now thru 5/18 in Long Beach, NY
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

Artists in Partnership (AIP), a non-profit cultural arts organization, will host its 12th Annual Cabaret Festival today, May 15-18 at the Long Beach Public Library, 111 West Park Avenue, Long Beach, NY. All performances are FREE to the public. The festival will be a celebration of the cabaret genre honoring the Great American Songbook with performances by renowned local and New York City-based artists. (more...)

AIP Hosts 12th Annual Cabaret Festival, Now thru 5/18
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

Artists in Partnership (AIP), a non-profit cultural arts organization, will host its 12th Annual Cabaret Festival today, May 15-18 at the Long Beach Public Library, 111 West Park Avenue, Long Beach, NY. All performances are FREE to the public. The festival will be a celebration of the cabaret genre honoring the Great American Songbook with performances by renowned local and New York City-based artists. (more...)

Tom Mannion, Brid Brennan and More Star in ALL MY SONS at Regent's Park Open Air, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's 2014 production of All My Sons opens tonight, 15 May. (more...)

Casts of BEAUTIFUL & AFTER MIDNIGHT to Perform at Bloomingdale's this Week in Anticipation of 2014 Tony Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

The Tony Awards and Bloomingdale's have announced a series of specialty experiences for theater fans leading up to the 68th-Annual Tony Awards, broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall Sunday, June 8, on CBS. (more...)

Rising Sun Performance Company's DONKEY Receives 3 Publishing Agreements; Runs 5/18-6/8
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

Rising Sun Performance Company's Founding Artistic Director announced today that their upcoming production of 'Donkey' by John Patrick Bray is slated to be published and licensed with Next Stage Press. This is will be Bray's third publishing with Next Stage Press, Bray's other plays available for licensing with Next Stage Press include Hound and Liner Notes, which were also produced at the Planet Connections Theatre Festivity (2009, 2010); Trickster at the Gate, and short plays in 64 Squares and Game Night. Donkey will be available for licensing in late June 2014. (more...)

Lookingglass Extends 'IN THE GARDEN' Through 6/29
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

Lookingglass Theatre Company announces an extension of In the Garden: A Darwinian Love Story, the World-Premiere production by Artistic Associate Sara Gmitter and directed by Jessica Thebus. The show now runs through Sunday, June 29, 2014. The two-week extension goes on sale to the public on Thursday, May 15, 2014. In the Garden runs at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. (more...)

Amphibian Stage Announces Cast for 'THE NOSEMAKER'S APPRENTICE', Running 7/10-8/10
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

Amphibian Stage Productions today announced casting for its third main stage production of the 2014 season, The Nosemaker's Apprentice: Chronicles of a Medieval Plastic Surgeon. Jay Duffer, John Forkner, Alexandra Lawrence, Brandon Murphy and Scott Zenreich will star in this comedy, running Thursday, July 10 through Sunday, August 10 at Amphibian's Berlene T. & Jarrell R. Milburn Theatre at 120 S. Main Street. David A. Miller will direct the production. (more...)

Strange Sun Theater to Present HOT SEASON at The Black Box, Begin. 6/13
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

Strange Sun Theater presents the world-premiere of Evan Mueller's new play HOT SEASONDirected by Kevin J. Kittle June 13 through June 28 at The Black Box at The Sheen Center (18 Bleecker Street) in Manhattan Strange Sun Theater presents the world-premiere new play HOT SEASON by Evan Mueller (Strange Sun Co-Founder and Artistic Director), directed by Kevin J. Kittle (IN GOD'S HAT) with preview performances beginning June 13th prior to an official press opening of June 16th at The Black Box at The Sheen Center (18 Bleecker Street) in Manhattan. (more...)

HAZARD A LITTLE DEATH Begins Today at Planet Connections Festivity
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

This spring, THEATER 4the PEOPLE will present HAZARD A LITTLE DEATH, a new play written by Sara Fellini (Inheritance, And Eat it Too) and directed by Isaac James Byrne (The Other Mozart, Tar Baby, To Nineveh), as part of the 6th Annual Planet Connections Theatre Festivity. The Festivity will take place May 12 through June 8 at the Paradise Factory. (more...)

New Rep Announces Encore Presentation of IMAGINING MADOFF, 5/28-6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

New Repertory Theatre proudly announces an encore presentation of Deborah Margolin's Imagining Madoff, May 28 through June 1, 2014 at the Boston University Theatre Lane-Comley Studio 210. Nominated for two 2014 Elliot Norton Awards (Outstanding Production; Outstanding Actor, Jeremiah Kissel), Imagining Madoff is co-presented with Boston Center for American Performance (BCAP) and is directed by Elaine Vaan Hogue. Tickets are $36 and may be purchased by calling the New Rep box office at 617-923-8487 or online at newrep.org. Student, senior, and group discounts are available. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 5/11/2014
by BWW - May 11, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/11/2014 for Boston (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Pittsburgh - Week of 5/11/2014
by BWW - May 11, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/11/2014 for Pittsburgh (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Austin - Week of 5/11/2014
by BWW - May 11, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/11/2014 for Austin (more...)

BWW Reviews: Stark Naked Theatre Company's THE WINTER'S TALE Makes You Laugh, Swoon, and Cry
by David Clarke - May 11, 2014

William Shakespeare's THE WINTER'S TALE has experienced intermittent popularity. With a complex structure, the play is a tragedy, comedy, and romance. Shakespeare draws large inspiration from Robert Greene's Pandosto, and some scholars claim the play is a parallel to the fall of Anne Boleyn. As we bid farewell to the longest winter in recent memory, Houston's Stark Naked Theatre Company is producing a whimsical and surprisingly touching take on THE WINTER'S TALE. (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, May. 11
by - May 11, 2014

Upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, May 11, 2014. (more...)

BWW Previews: FLOWERS IN THE WARDROBE, an Original Work Opens in Kansas City Tonight
by Steve Wilson - May 10, 2014

Whim Productions of Kansas City, Mo. describes their next production as, 'Dark, campy classic meets Narnia in Flowers in the Wardrobe.' Written by Producing Artistic Director and founder of Whim Productions, Kevin King, this show is the first full-length play by the theatrical company. (more...)

AIP Hosts 12th Annual Cabaret Festival, 5/15-18
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2014

Artists in Partnership (AIP), a non-profit cultural arts organization, will host its 12th Annual Cabaret Festival May 15-18 at the Long Beach Public Library, 111 West Park Avenue, Long Beach, NY. All performances are FREE to the public. The festival will be a celebration of the cabaret genre honoring the Great American Songbook with performances by renowned local and New York City-based artists. (more...)

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