Aaron Tveit, Patti Austin & Liz Callaway Set for Pasadena POPS' Summer Finale TonightAaron Tveit, Patti Austin & Liz Callaway Set for Pasadena POPS' Summer Finale Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2014

Michael Feinstein and the Pasadena POPS announce the final concert of the summer with a thrilling selection of music with New York New York! tonight, September 6 at the LA Arboretum. (more...)

Throughline Theatre's SAVING THE WORLD to Open TodayThroughline Theatre's SAVING THE WORLD to Open Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2013

At the Saltwater Research Center in Seattle Washington, a think-tank of the world's leading scientists has made a breakthrough discovery that could end world hunger, but they are split over whether the outcome will be the salvation of the human race or the destruction of our civilization and our planet. Relying on the decision of an initially disinterested third party, the researches debate everything from the impact of mankind on the environment, to what kind of car Satan drives, and the lengths you would go to for a taco. (more...)

Karen Carpenter to Direct HANDLE WITH CARE at the Colony Theatre, 11/5-12/14Karen Carpenter to Direct HANDLE WITH CARE at the Colony Theatre, 11/5-12/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

The Colony Theatre will present the third production of its historic 40thAnniversary season, the West Coast Premiere of HANDLE WITH CARE by Jason Odell Williams, directed by Karen Carpenter. HANDLE WITH CARE will preview on Wednesday, November 5; Thursday, November 6; andFriday, November 7 at 8:00pm. It will open on Saturday, November 8 at 8:00pm and continue through Sunday, December 14, with no performances Thanksgiving week. (more...)

Tarragon Announces Cast for Morris Panych's SEXTETTarragon Announces Cast for Morris Panych's SEXTET
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

Tarragon Theatre presents the world premiere of Sextet, written and directed by the prolific, award-winning Morris Panych, one of Canada's most celebrated playwrights and directors. Chock-full of Panych's trademark wit, this hilarious comic drama about six sexually entangled musicians on an ill-fated winter tour opens November 12 and runs to December 14 (previews from November 5) in Tarragon's Mainspace. (more...)

Karen Carpenter Directs HANDLE WITH CARE at the Colony Theatre, Now thru 12/14Karen Carpenter Directs HANDLE WITH CARE at the Colony Theatre, Now thru 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

The Colony Theatre will present the third production of its historic 40thAnniversary season, the West Coast Premiere of HANDLE WITH CARE by Jason Odell Williams, directed by Karen Carpenter. HANDLE WITH CARE will preview tonight, November 5; Thursday, November 6; and Friday, November 7 at 8:00pm. It will open on Saturday, November 8 at 8:00pm and continue through Sunday, December 14, with no performances Thanksgiving week. (more...)

Canadian Rep's 2015 Season to Feature NOTHING SACRED, ARMSTRONG'S WAR & MoreCanadian Rep's 2015 Season to Feature NOTHING SACRED, ARMSTRONG'S WAR & More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2014

Following the success of the inaugural 2014 season (Wajdi Mouawad's Pacamambo; Judith Thompson's Watching Glory Die; George F. Walker's Dead Metaphor), Artistic Director Ken Gass today announced three productions that will comprise the Canadian Rep Theatre 2015 Season. The playbill includes recent works by two of Canada's most extraordinary women playwrights - Florence Gibson MacDonald (How Do I Love Thee?) and Colleen Murphy (Armstrong's War) in the winter/spring - and a major revival of a George F. Walker classic (Nothing Sacred) in the fall. (more...)

Tarragon Theatre's SEXTET Opens TonightTarragon Theatre's SEXTET Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2014

Tarragon Theatre proudly presents the world premiere of Sextet, written and directed by the prolific, award-winning Morris Panych, one of Canada's most celebrated playwrights and directors. Chock-full of Panych's trademark wit, this hilarious comic drama about six sexually entangled musicians on an ill-fated winter tour opens tonight, November 12 and runs to December 14 (previewed from November 5) in Tarragon's Mainspace. (more...)

Off-Mirvish's DEAD METAPHOR Begins 5/20 at Panasonic TheatreOff-Mirvish's DEAD METAPHOR Begins 5/20 at Panasonic Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

The final show in the Off-Mirvish series is a killer comedy from one of the master playwrights working in English-speaking theatre today. (more...)

Round House Theatre to Continue 2013 Season with HOW TO WRITE A NEW BOOK FOR THE BIBLE, 4/15-5/5Round House Theatre to Continue 2013 Season with HOW TO WRITE A NEW BOOK FOR THE BIBLE, 4/15-5/5
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2013

Round House Theatre continues its 2013 Bethesda season with the East Coast premiere of How to Write a New Book for the Bible, which runs April 10 thru May 5. Producing Artistic Director Ryan Rilette makes his Round House directing debut with this powerful, beautiful new play by Bill Cain, the author of such plays as Equivocation and 9 Circles. Opening night is Monday, April 15, 2013. (more...)

Category 7 to Present STAND-UP TRAGEDY at Nativity Church, 4/12-5/4Category 7 to Present STAND-UP TRAGEDY at Nativity Church, 4/12-5/4
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2013

Category 7 in association with La Salle Academy and Nativity Mission announces the cast and creative team for Stand-Up Tragedy, Bill Cain's searing 1991 play about a Lower East Side middle school, where an idealistic young teacher sets out to save one of his students from an abusive family and the streets. Directed by Nicholas Minas, performances begin at Nativity Church (44 2nd Avenue - between 2nd & 3rd Streets) today, April 12, 2013 and will continue through May 4. (more...)

Sheen Center Cancels PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE Event Due to Offensive Material by Neil LaButeSheen Center Cancels PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE Event Due to Offensive Material by Neil LaBute
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2015

In the wake of the Charlie Hebdo massacre in Paris, the political controversy surrounding the release of The Interview, and continued suppression of plays, books, and art in American schools, libraries and museums, the battle for freedom of speech and expression is more essential than ever. Planet Connections Theatre Festivity will present an evening of world premiere plays by Erik Ehn, Halley Feiffer, Israel Horovitz and Neil LaBute addressing censorship in the arts in Playwrights for a Cause, to be held at 7:30pm on June 14, 2015 at the Sheen Center, located at 18 Bleecker Street. (more...)

John Guare Makes Off-Broadway Debut in THREE KINDS OF EXILE TonightJohn Guare Makes Off-Broadway Debut in THREE KINDS OF EXILE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2013

Atlantic Theater Company welcomes Olivier and two time Tony Award winning playwright John Guare, who will make his Off Broadway acting debut in the world premiere production of his new play 3 KINDS OF EXILE, directed by Atlantic artistic director Neil Pepe, featuring Atlantic ensemble members Peter Maloney and David Pittu and guest artists Alison Cimmet, Jeffrey Kuhn, Jacquelyn Landgraf, Martin Moran, Kate Rigg, Omar Sangare and Timothy Splain. (more...)

Actors Theatre of Louisville to Present O GURU GURU GURU as Part of 2013 Humana Festival, 3/20-4/7Actors Theatre of Louisville to Present O GURU GURU GURU as Part of 2013 Humana Festival, 3/20-4/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2013

Artistic Director Les Waters and Managing Director Jennifer Bielstein have announced O Guru Guru Guru, or why I don't want to go to yoga class with you by Mallery Avidon, directed by former Actors Theatre directing intern Lila Neugebauer. The play will run in the Victor Jory Theatre beginning on March 20, opening March 22 and running through April 7th. The production is part of the 37th Humana Festival of New American Plays, made possible by a generous grant from the Humana Foundation. (more...)

Actors Theatre of Louisville Presents O GURU GURU GURU as Part of 2013 Humana Festival, Now thru 4/7Actors Theatre of Louisville Presents O GURU GURU GURU as Part of 2013 Humana Festival, Now thru 4/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2013

Artistic Director Les Waters and Managing Director Jennifer Bielstein have announced O Guru Guru Guru, or why I don't want to go to yoga class with you by Mallery Avidon, directed by former Actors Theatre directing intern Lila Neugebauer. The play will run in the Victor Jory Theatre beginning tonight, March 20, opening March 22 and running through April 7th. (more...)

Category 7 to Present STAND-UP TRAGEDY at Nativity Church, 4/12-5/4Category 7 to Present STAND-UP TRAGEDY at Nativity Church, 4/12-5/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2013

Category 7 in association with La Salle Academy and Nativity Mission announces the cast and creative team for Stand-Up Tragedy, Bill Cain's searing 1991 play about a Lower East Side middle school, where an idealistic young teacher sets out to save one of his students from an abusive family and the streets. Directed by Nicholas Minas, performances begin at Nativity Church (44 2nd Avenue - between 2nd & 3rd Streets) on Saturday, April 12, 2013 and will continue through May 4. (more...)

Round House Theatre to Continue 2013 Season with HOW TO WRITE A NEW BOOK FOR THE BIBLE, 4/15-5/5Round House Theatre to Continue 2013 Season with HOW TO WRITE A NEW BOOK FOR THE BIBLE, 4/15-5/5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2013

Round House Theatre continues its 2013 Bethesda season with the East Coast premiere of How to Write a New Book for the Bible, which runs April 10 thru May 5. Producing Artistic Director Ryan Rilette makes his Round House directing debut with this powerful, beautiful new play by Bill Cain, the author of such plays as Equivocation and 9 Circles. Opening night is Monday, April 15, 2013. (more...)

Neil LaBute, Halley Feiffer and More to Address Censorship in PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE This JuneNeil LaBute, Halley Feiffer and More to Address Censorship in PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE This June
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2015

In the wake of the Charlie Hebdo massacre in Paris, the political controversy surrounding the release of The Interview, and continued suppression of plays, books, and art in American schools, libraries and museums, the battle for freedom of speech and expression is more essential than ever. Planet Connections Theatre Festivity will present an evening of world premiere plays by Erik Ehn, Halley Feiffer, Israel Horovitz and Neil LaBute addressing censorship in the arts in Playwrights for a Cause, to be held at 7:30pm on June 14, 2015 at the Sheen Center, located at 18 Bleecker Street. (more...)

ELTC Presents THE HIGH AND THE MIGHTY, 6/29ELTC Presents THE HIGH AND THE MIGHTY, 6/29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

'The High and the Mighty' directed by William Wellman will be shown on June 29 at 8:30p.m., and is the second of East Lynne Theater Company's and The Cape May Film Society's 'Sunday Film Series' with the theme 'Pilots and Pirates.' The "Pirate" films come later, with 'The Crimson Pirate' and 'The Black Pirate' on August 3 and 10 at 8:30p.m. In the fall, on October 19 at 8:00p.m., the final day of the Cape May Film Festival, it's an evening of spooky classic silent short films. (more...)

West Coast Premiere of James Sherman's THE BEN HECHT SHOW Begins Next Month at Zephyr TheatreWest Coast Premiere of James Sherman's THE BEN HECHT SHOW Begins Next Month at Zephyr Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

The West Coast Premiere of renowned Chicago playwright, James Sherman's comedy THE BEN HECHT SHOW opens Friday, July 24th at the Zephyr Theatre (7456 Melrose Ave ?Los Angeles, CA  90046.) The play runs Friday and Saturday at 8 PM and Sunday at 2 PM, July 24th through Sunday, August 16th. Tickets are $25 and are available at plays411/benhecht or by calling (323) 960-7861 (more...)

9 CIRCLES, GOLDEN DRAGON & TYRANT Set for Sideshow Theatre Company's 2013-14 Season9 CIRCLES, GOLDEN DRAGON & TYRANT Set for Sideshow Theatre Company's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2013

Sideshow Theatre Company is pleased to announce its full 2013/14 Season, beginning this fall with the Chicago premiere of Bill Cain's spellbinding drama 9 CIRCLES directed by Marti Lyons. This winter, Sideshow begins its residency at Victory Gardens Theater with the Chicago premiere of Roland Schimmelpfennig's THE GOLDEN DRAGON, translated by David Tushingham and directed by Artistic Director Jonathan L. Green and Marti Lyons. Sideshow's critically acclaimed 2012 production of Schimmelpfennig's Idomeneus earned the company a Jeff Award for Best Ensemble. Sideshow's 2013/14 Season concludes next spring with the world premiere drama TYRANT by Artistic Associate Kathleen Akerley. For tickets and additional information, visit www.sideshowtheatre.org. (more...)

BWW Recap: Sweet Dreams Aren't Made of This on TEEN WOLFBWW Recap: Sweet Dreams Aren't Made of This on TEEN WOLF
by Jennifer McHugh - Jul 7, 2015

All right, I'll say it, I don't really care for these “Doctors.” They are not very nice people going around injecting everybody with mercury. Who do they think they are? Actually, we still don't really know. (more...)

Sideshow Theatre to Stage 9 CIRCLES, 8/29-10/6Sideshow Theatre to Stage 9 CIRCLES, 8/29-10/6
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2013

Sideshow Theatre Company, in association with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, will open its 2013-14 season with the Chicago premiere of 9 CIRCLES by Bill Cain, directed by Marti Lyons, playing August 29 - October 6, 2013 at The DCASE Storefront Theater, 66 E. Randolph St. in Chicago. (more...)

Carthay Films Presents THE PROTAGONIST, Now thru 8/9Carthay Films Presents THE PROTAGONIST, Now thru 8/9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Carthay Films has announced the Los Angeles premiere of The Protagonist, a new comic play by Tim Livingston, directed by Jeremy Guskin. There will be one preview performance tonight, July 24 at 8pm and opening is set for Friday, July 25 at 8pm. The Protagonist will run through August 9 only. (more...)

THE BEN HECHT SHOW to Open 7/24 at Zephyr TheatreTHE BEN HECHT SHOW to Open 7/24 at Zephyr Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2015

The West Coast Premiere of renowned Chicago playwright, James Sherman's comedy THE BEN HECHT SHOW opens Friday, July 24th at the Zephyr Theatre (7456 Melrose Ave ?Los Angeles, CA  90046.) The play runs Friday and Saturday at 8 PM and Sunday at 2 PM, July 24th through Sunday, August 16th. Tickets are $25 and are available at plays411/benhecht or by calling (323) 960-7861 (more...)

Carthay Films to Present THE PROTAGONIST, 7/24-8/9Carthay Films to Present THE PROTAGONIST, 7/24-8/9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

Carthay Films has announced the Los Angeles premiere of The Protagonist, a new comic play by Tim Livingston, directed by Jeremy Guskin. There will be one preview performance on Thursday, July 24 at 8pm and opening is set for Friday, July 25 at 8pm. The Protagonist will run through August 9 only. (more...)

THE AMOROUS ADVENTURES OF ANATOL Plays Tarragon Theatre, Now thru Feb 10THE AMOROUS ADVENTURES OF ANATOL Plays Tarragon Theatre, Now thru Feb 10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2013

Tarragon Theatre presents the Toronto premiere of The Amorous Adventures of Anatol, a contemporary re-visioning of Austrian playwright/novelist Arthur Schnitzler's Anatol (1893), adapted and directed by Morris Panych, one of Canada's most celebrated playwrights and directors. This theatrical treat about a Viennese womanizer and his amorous trials and tribulations runs tonight, January 9 to February 10, 2013 in Tarragon Theatre's Mainspace (with previews beginning January 1). (more...)

Eddie Izzard to Perform at The Orpheum, 5/25Eddie Izzard to Perform at The Orpheum, 5/25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2014

Eddie Izzard will bring his massive Force Majeure world tour to Memphis, TN at the Orpheum Theatre on Sunday, May 25th at 8:00 PM. The tour will visit 32 cities through the spring with more dates to be announced later this year. Tickets go on sale Tuesday, February 4. Presented by WestBeth Entertainment, a full list of U.S. tour dates with links to tickets is available at www.EddieIzzard.com. Follow Eddie here. (more...)

Jeffrey Kuhn Joins the Cast of SILENCE! This FridayJeffrey Kuhn Joins the Cast of SILENCE! This Friday
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2013

Beginning this Friday, January 25th, Jeffrey Kuhn will assume the role of Dr. Hannibal Lecter's nemesis, Dr. Chilton, in Off-Broadway's smash hit SILENCE! The Musical. Following the announcement that SILENCE! would be ending its long run December 30th, ticket sales unexpectedly soared, shattering all previous box office records held by the show. As a result, the producers determined that the smash hit show would reopen on January 19th. After opening at Theatre 80 on July 9, 2011 to unanimous rave reviews, SILENCE! was extended numerous times by popular demand and transferred theatres twice, ultimately landing at the new Elektra Theatre which was constructed especially for the show. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Robert Davi - Vintage Music, Vintage Ambiance & Timeless TalentBWW Reviews: Robert Davi - Vintage Music, Vintage Ambiance & Timeless Talent
by Ellen Sterling - Jan 2, 2014

'I have played behind Frank Sinatra all around the world and in the recording studios in Hollywood since 1959. Now along comes Robert Davi who, in my opinion, is the only one that comes close to having the voice, the acting chops, and the charisma that the Ol' Man had. Listen and become a life-long fan of this wonderful talent.' (more...)

THE AMOROUS ADVENTURES OF ANATOL Plays Tarragon Theatre, Jan 9-Feb 10THE AMOROUS ADVENTURES OF ANATOL Plays Tarragon Theatre, Jan 9-Feb 10
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2013

Tarragon Theatre presents the Toronto premiere of The Amorous Adventures of Anatol, a contemporary re-visioning of Austrian playwright/novelist Arthur Schnitzler's Anatol (1893), adapted and directed by Morris Panych, one of Canada's most celebrated playwrights and directors. This theatrical treat about a Viennese womanizer and his amorous trials and tribulations runs January 9 to February 10, 2013 in Tarragon Theatre's Mainspace (with previews beginning January 1). (more...)

EDDIE IZZARD: FORCE MAJEURE Comes to Pittsburgh, May 31 - June 1, 2014, Byham TheaterEDDIE IZZARD: FORCE MAJEURE Comes to Pittsburgh, May 31 - June 1, 2014, Byham Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2014

Eddie Izzard will bring his massive Force Majeure world tour to the U.S., visiting 32 cities through the spring with more dates to be announced later this year. The tour will visit Pittsburgh's Byham Theater, downtown Pittsburgh, on Saturday May 31 at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, June 1 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are on sale now. Tickets start at $50.25 and are available at TrustArts.org, by calling 412-456-6666, and in person at the Box Office at Theater Square, 655 Penn Avenue. Limit 6 tickets per customer. Presented by WestBeth Entertainment, a full list of U.S. tour dates with links to tickets is available at www.EddieIzzard.com. You can follow Eddie here. (more...)

Musicals Tonight Sets Cast for HAZEL FLAGG at Lion Theatre; Performances Begin Next MonthMusicals Tonight Sets Cast for HAZEL FLAGG at Lion Theatre; Performances Begin Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

Hazel Flagg has a book by Ben Hecht, lyrics by Bob Hilliard, and music by Jule Styne. (more...)

Mad Cat Theatre's GERALD FORD SUPERFREAK to Return to South Beach Comedy Festival, April 2014Mad Cat Theatre's GERALD FORD SUPERFREAK to Return to South Beach Comedy Festival, April 2014
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

Mad Cat Theatre Company returns to the South Beach Comedy Festival with 'Gerald Ford Superfreak', a new comedy from Miami's leading purveyor of progressive, avant-garde theatre, and co-written by Mat Cat's founder and mad genius Paul Tei and company members Jessica Farr and Theo Reyna. 'Gerald Ford Superfreak' explores the ripples of history, more specifically, how the effects of Gerald Ford's presidency carried over to our country's leadership in the year 2112 - as told by a surprise narrator from the future. (more...)

Eddie Izzard's 'FORCE MAJEURE' World Tour Comes to Washington Pavilion, 5/20Eddie Izzard's 'FORCE MAJEURE' World Tour Comes to Washington Pavilion, 5/20
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2015

Eddie Izzard will bring his massive Force Majeure world tour back to the U.S., kicking off May 19 in Fargo and visiting 25 cities through July 1 including a June 6 return to the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. Izzard will be at the Washington Pavilion on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 8p.m. (more...)

BWW Review: HOW DO I LOVE THEE?BWW Review: HOW DO I LOVE THEE?
by Dennis Kucherawy - Feb 10, 2015

Just in time for Valentine's Day, Artistic Director Ken Gass' new Canadian Rep Theatre (CRT) has given us a theatrical bouquet of eloquence, elegance and excellence in a story of the marriage of true minds with impediments. (more...)

Carthay Films to Present THE PROTAGONIST, 7/24-8/9Carthay Films to Present THE PROTAGONIST, 7/24-8/9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2014

Carthay Films has announced the Los Angeles premiere of The Protagonist, a new comic play by Tim Livingston, directed by Jeremy Guskin. There will be one preview performance on Thursday, July 24 at 8pm and opening is set for Friday, July 25 at 8pm. The Protagonist will run through August 9 only. (more...)

Sideshow Theatre Stages 9 CIRCLES, Now thru 10/6Sideshow Theatre Stages 9 CIRCLES, Now thru 10/6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2013

Sideshow Theatre Company, in association with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, will open its 2013-14 season with the Chicago premiere of 9 CIRCLES by Bill Cain, directed by Marti Lyons, playing tonight, August 29 - October 6, 2013 at The DCASE Storefront Theater, 66 E. Randolph St. in Chicago. Tickets are currently on sale at www.sideshowtheatre.org. The press opening is Thursday, September 5 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey to Stage Bill Cain's EQUIVOCATIONShakespeare Theatre of New Jersey to Stage Bill Cain's EQUIVOCATION
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

Next up on the Main Stage, The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey will present the New Jersey premiere of Bill Cain's Equivocation. When the Bard and his troupe of players receive a royal commission to dramatize the events surrounding the infamous Gunpowder Plot, the artist must confront the demons of his past, his present, and his obligations to the truth and artistic integrity. Equivocation was described in Variety as "one of the most bracingly intelligent, sizzlingly theatrical American plays in a decade." (more...)

BWW Recap: Hellhound Hath No Fury Like a Banshee Scorned on TEEN WOLFBWW Recap: Hellhound Hath No Fury Like a Banshee Scorned on TEEN WOLF
by Jennifer McHugh - Aug 25, 2015

It is the summer finale for TEEN WOLF and what have we learned? People are dead, but not really, Theo is certifiably nuts and during the most critical scenes in the finale, we had to suffer through a disgusting promo in the corner of our screens SEVEN times of Miley Cyrus sticking her tongue out at us. Come on, MTV, is Nothing Sacred? (more...)

Throughline Theatre's SAVING THE WORLD to Open 9/13Throughline Theatre's SAVING THE WORLD to Open 9/13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2013

At the Saltwater Research Center in Seattle Washington, a think-tank of the world's leading scientists has made a breakthrough discovery that could end world hunger, but they are split over whether the outcome will be the salvation of the human race or the destruction of our civilization and our planet. Relying on the decision of an initially disinterested third party, the researches debate everything from the impact of mankind on the environment, to what kind of car Satan drives, and the lengths you would go to for a taco. (more...)

Aaron Tveit, Patti Austin & Liz Callaway Set for Pasadena POPS' Summer Finale, 9/6Aaron Tveit, Patti Austin & Liz Callaway Set for Pasadena POPS' Summer Finale, 9/6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

Michael Feinstein and the Pasadena POPS announce the final concert of the summer with a thrilling selection of music with New York New York! on September 6 at the LA Arboretum. Grammy Award winner and multi-platinum recording artist Patti Austin, Liz Callaway (Anastasia & Cats) and Aaron Tveit (2012 film Les Miserables, Graceland, and Catch Me If You Can) capture the snap swagger and energy of the iconic city with Leonard Bernstein's Candide, On the Town, West Side Story and Wonderful Town; Duke Ellington's "Don't Get Around Much Anymore," "Don't Mean a Thing," "Im Beginning to See the Light," "Satin Doll," "Take the A Train," plus gems by Stephen Sondheim ("Broadway Baby" & "What More Do I Need"), Cole Porter ("I Happen to Like New York") and more. (more...)

Actors Theatre of Louisville to Present O GURU GURU GURU as Part of 2013 Humana Festival, 3/20-4/7Actors Theatre of Louisville to Present O GURU GURU GURU as Part of 2013 Humana Festival, 3/20-4/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2013

Artistic Director Les Waters and Managing Director Jennifer Bielstein have announced O Guru Guru Guru, or why I don't want to go to yoga class with you by Mallery Avidon, directed by former Actors Theatre directing intern Lila Neugebauer. The play will run in the Victor Jory Theatre beginning on March 20, opening March 22 and running through April 7th. The production is part of the 37th Humana Festival of New American Plays, made possible by a generous grant from the Humana Foundation. (more...)

Yale Rep to Stage World Premiere of THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND, 4/18-5/10Yale Rep to Stage World Premiere of THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND, 4/18-5/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

Yale Repertory Theatre, in a co-production with Berkeley Repertory Theatre, presents the world premiere of The House that will not Stand by Marcus Gardley, directed by Patricia McGregor. The House that will not Stand will be performed at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street) April 18-May 10. Opening Night is Thursday, April 24. (more...)

Cast Set for Amiri Baraka's Last Play at Woodie King Jr's New Federal TheatreCast Set for Amiri Baraka's Last Play at Woodie King Jr's New Federal Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2015

Woodie King Jr's New Federal Theatre will continue its 46th season dedicated to Amira Baraka with the world premiere of his final play, The Most Dangerous Man In America (W. E. B. Du Bois).  Performances will begin May 28th, with opening night set for June 11th at the Castillo Theater (543 West 42nd Street). This limited Off-Broadway engagement, directed by Woodie King Jr., will continue through June 28th only.   (more...)

Dramatic Original Film THE LONG WAIT Wins Platinum Remi Independent Shorts AwardDramatic Original Film THE LONG WAIT Wins Platinum Remi Independent Shorts Award
by Movies News Desk - Apr 27, 2015

The Long Wait, a critically acclaimed short film by award-winning filmmakers Wolfgang Bodison (A Few Good Men, ER, CSI: NY/Miami, NCIS) and Elizabeth Yoder (starring as Grace), received the coveted Platinum Remi Award at the 48th annual WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival! (more...)

Yale Rep Stages World Premiere of THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND, Now thru 5/10Yale Rep Stages World Premiere of THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND, Now thru 5/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Yale Repertory Theatre, in a co-production with Berkeley Repertory Theatre, presents the world premiere of The House that will not Stand by Marcus Gardley, directed by Patricia McGregor. The House that will not Stand will be performed at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street) today, April 18-May 10. Opening Night is Thursday, April 24. (more...)

John Guare to Make Off-Broadway Debut in THREE KINDS OF EXILE; Full Cast Announced!John Guare to Make Off-Broadway Debut in THREE KINDS OF EXILE; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2013

Atlantic Theater Company has announced that Olivier and two time Tony Award winning playwright John Guare will make his Off Broadway acting debut in the world premiere production of his new play 3 KINDS OF EXILE, directed by Atlantic artistic director Neil Pepe, featuring Atlantic ensemble members Peter Maloney and David Pittu and guest artists Alison Cimmet, Jeffrey Kuhn, Jacquelyn Landgraf, Martin Moran, Kate Rigg, Omar Sangare and Timothy Splain. (more...)

Round House Theatre Continues 2013 Season with HOW TO WRITE A NEW BOOK FOR THE BIBLE, Now thru 5/5Round House Theatre Continues 2013 Season with HOW TO WRITE A NEW BOOK FOR THE BIBLE, Now thru 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2013

Round House Theatre continues its 2013 Bethesda season with the East Coast premiere of How to Write a New Book for the Bible, which runs now thru May 5. Producing Artistic Director Ryan Rilette makes his Round House directing debut with this powerful, beautiful new play by Bill Cain, the author of such plays as Equivocation and 9 Circles. Opening night is tonight, April 15, 2013. (more...)

Category 7 Presents STAND-UP TRAGEDY at Nativity Church, Now thru 5/4Category 7 Presents STAND-UP TRAGEDY at Nativity Church, Now thru 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2013

Category 7 in association with La Salle Academy and Nativity Mission announces the cast and creative team for Stand-Up Tragedy, Bill Cain's searing 1991 play about a Lower East Side middle school, where an idealistic young teacher sets out to save one of his students from an abusive family and the streets. Directed by Nicholas Minas, performances begin at Nativity Church (44 2nd Avenue - between 2nd & 3rd Streets) tonight, April 12, 2013 and will continue through May 4. (more...)

Mad Cat Theatre's GERALD FORD SUPERFREAK Returns to South Beach Comedy Festival, April 2014Mad Cat Theatre's GERALD FORD SUPERFREAK Returns to South Beach Comedy Festival, April 2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2014

Mad Cat Theatre Company returns to the South Beach Comedy Festival with 'Gerald Ford Superfreak', a new comedy from Miami's leading purveyor of progressive, avant-garde theatre, and co-written by Mat Cat's founder and mad genius Paul Tei and company members Jessica Farr and Theo Reyna. 'Gerald Ford Superfreak' explores the ripples of history, more specifically, how the effects of Gerald Ford's presidency carried over to our country's leadership in the year 2112 - as told by a surprise narrator from the future. (more...)

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