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CSC's production of THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE by Bertolt Brecht will feature a new score by acclaimed Tony Award-winning singer/songwriter Duncan Sheik (Spring Awakening).



Directed by Brian Kulick, Brecht�s playful parable calls into question our basic assumptions of right in a world that has gone wrong.





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The Bridge Theatre to Present 179 HACKNEY ROAD, May 28-31
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2013

Frazer Flintham's darkly comic, dynamic new play, 179 Hackney Road explores where our society has come from and where we might be heading. Set in 1953, 1983 and 2013 this building has witnessed the changes of society and follows those socially disconnected within this East End environment. (more...)

Judy Kuhn, Stephen Bogardus and More Set for Classic Stage Company's 5/10 Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2013

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Executive Director Greg Reiner, will celebrate the theater's past, present and future at its 45th Anniversary Bash this Friday evening, May 10 at the Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street). The evening will include an exclusive sneak peek at works under consideration for the company's future Musical Theatre Initiative productions with performances from Judy Kuhn, Stephen Bogardus and Jeffry Denman-all of whom were featured in this season's critically-acclaimed Passion-as well as Alexander Gemignani, Alexandra Silba, Jenny Fellner and more, directed by Jack Cummings III, with musical direction by Greg Jarrett. (more...)

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, May 4, Part 2 - Holland Taylor's First SIP from ANN, Christopher Lloyd and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2013

BroadwayWorld collected as many of yesterday's evening Saturday Intermission Pics as we could to bring you Part 2 of our May 4th SIP round-up. Yesterday evening's photos featured a first SIP from ANN's Holland Taylor and The Caucasian Chalk Circle's Christopher Lloyd, as well as shots from NICE WORK, MATILDA, BOOK OF MORMON, LES MISERABLES, THE ADDAMS FAMILY, FLASHDANCE, HAIR, SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS, TOMMY at the Stratford Festival and more! (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend
by - May 5, 2013

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, May 5, 2013 - Sunday, May 5, 2013. (more...)

Classic Stage Company's THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE, Starring Christopher Lloyd, Opens Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2013

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Executive Director Greg Reiner, presents Bertolt Brecht's The Caucasian Chalk Circle featuring Christopher Lloyd (Azdak), directed by Brian Kulick (who directed Brecht's Galileo last season), and featuring new music by Tony Award-winning singer/songwriter Duncan Sheik (Spring Awakening). The show was recently extended for two additional weeks through Sunday, June 23. The official opening is tonight, May 30.? (more...)

Elizabeth A. Davis, Mary Testa and More Star in CSC's THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2013

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Executive Director Greg Reiner, will present a new production of Bertolt Brecht's The Caucasian Chalk Circle featuring Christopher Lloyd (Azdak), directed by Brian Kulick (who directed Brecht's Galileo last season), and featuring new music by Tony Award-winning singer/songwriter Duncan Sheik (Spring Awakening). The Caucasian Chalk Circle will begin performances tonight, May 3 at CSC (136 East 13th Street) for a limited engagement through Sunday, June 9. The official opening is Thursday, May 30. (more...)

Classic Stage Company's THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE Will Feature Elizabeth A. Davis, Mary Testa and More
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2013

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Executive Director Greg Reiner, will present a new production of Bertolt Brecht's The Caucasian Chalk Circle featuring Christopher Lloyd (Azdak), directed by Brian Kulick (who directed Brecht's Galileo last season), and featuring new music by Tony Award-winning singer/songwriter Duncan Sheik (Spring Awakening). The Caucasian Chalk Circle will begin performances Friday, May 3 at CSC (136 East 13th Street) for a limited engagement through Sunday, June 9. The official opening is Today, May 30. Tickets are now on sale. (more...)

The Bridge Theatre to Present 179 HACKNEY ROAD, Today-31
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2013

Frazer Flintham's darkly comic, dynamic new play, 179 Hackney Road explores where our society has come from and where we might be heading. Set in 1953, 1983 and 2013 this building has witnessed the changes of society and follows those socially disconnected within this East End environment. (more...)

Finborough Theatre to Celebrate David Storey's 80th Birthday with EARLY DAYS from June 16
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2013

Celebrating the 80th birthday of playwright and novelist David Storey, the first London production in over 30 years - and the first production in London since the original National Theatre production- David Storey's Early Days plays at the Finborough Theatre for a limited run of nine Sunday and Monday evening and Tuesday matinee performances from Sunday, 16 June 2013 (Press Night: Monday 17 June 2013 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Classic Stage Company's THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE Extends Through 6/23; Lea DeLaria Joins Cast
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2013

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Executive Director Greg Reiner, announced today that their new production of Bertolt Brecht's The Caucasian Chalk Circle featuring Christopher Lloyd (Azdak), directed by Brian Kulick (who directed Brecht's Galileo last season), and featuring new music by Tony Award-winning singer/songwriter Duncan Sheik (Spring Awakening), will extend for two additional weeks through Sunday, June 23. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Christopher Lloyd and More in Classic Stage's CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2013

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Executive Director Greg Reiner, presents a new production of Bertolt Brecht's The Caucasian Chalk Circle featuring Christopher Lloyd (Azdak), directed by Brian Kulick (who directed Brecht's Galileo last season), and featuring new music by Tony Award-winning singer/songwriter Duncan Sheik (Spring Awakening). The Caucasian Chalk Circle began performances on May 3 at CSC (136 East 13th Street) for a limited engagement through Sunday, June 9. The official opening is Thursday, May 30. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

The Second City Celebrates Playwrights Theatre Club's 60th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2013

The Second City will host a free event celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Playwrights Theatre Club on Sunday, June 23, 2013 in UP Comedy Club (230 W. North Ave, 2nd Floor of Piper's Alley) at 3:00 p.m. This special event will reunite the original members of The Playwrights Theatre Club, which was the precursor to The Compass and The Second City. (more...)

A.C.T.'s Young Conservatory Presents DARLING, A NEW MUSICAL, 6/14-29
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2013

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) Young Conservatory Director Craig Slaight has announced Darling, A New Musical June 14-29, 2013, at The Theater at the Children's Creativity Museum (221 4th Street, San Francisco). Tickets are $20 and available by calling the A.C.T. Box Office at 415.749.2228 or going online to www.act-sf.org/ycshows. (more...)

Christopher Plummer, Barbara Byrne and More Join Guthrie's 50th Anniversary Gala, 6/22
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2013

The Guthrie today announced that eight artists who have graced the Guthrie's stages during its 50-year history, from the first season in 1963 to the theater's current season, are slated to participate in the Guthrie's 50th anniversary on June 22, 2013. Exclusive interviews with the legendary Zoe Caldwell and Christopher Plummer will be unveiled as part of a poignant and celebratory multi-media tribute, while stage veterans Barbara Bryne, Peter Michael Goetz and Stephen Yoakam; two graduates of the University of Minnesota/Guthrie Theater B.F.A. Actor Training Program, Matthew Amendt and Valeri Mudek; and an alum of A Guthrie Experience for Actors in Training, Erik Heger; will perform live for the one-night-only event. (more...)

John 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...)

A.C.T.'s MFA Program Presents CLOUD 9, GALILEO and SEVEN GUITARS in Rep, Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2013

The American Conservatory Theater Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) Program, which has trained such celebrated actors as Elizabeth Banks, Annette Bening, Anna Deavere Smith, Anika Noni Rose, and Denzel Washington, will present three classic works in repertory this spring: Caryl Churchill's innovative and provocative comedy Cloud 9; Bertolt Brecht's riveting drama Galileo; and August Wilson's classic American drama Seven Guitars. Performances will feature students from all three years of A.C.T.'s acclaimed M.F.A. Program. (more...)

Dixon Place & The Apothetae to Present THE PENALTY, 6/13-29
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2013

Dixon Place & The Apothetae present The Penalty, written by Clay McLeod Chapman and directed by Kris Thor, with music and lyrics by Robert M. Johanson and Clay McLeod Chapman. The inaugural show for a company devoted to theatre featuring disabled artists begins previews on Thursday, June 13 at 7:30, and continues Fridays and Saturdays: June 14, 15, 21, 22, 28 & 29 at 7:30 at Dixon Place, 161A Chrystie Street, New York, NY. (more...)

Review - The Caucasian Chalk Circle
by Michael Dale - Jun 3, 2013

Director Brian Kulick sets Classic Stage Company's interesting and spirited new production of Bertolt Brecht's The Caucasian Chalk Circle during the fall of the Soviet Union, 'when the hammer and sickle were replaced by the Coca-Cola bottle.'  The production's Playbill cover depicts a satisfied looking Christopher Lloyd scribbling over that iconic communist emblem with a piece of chalk.  This is certainly an unusual take for a play that, when it premiered in 1948, was intended to depict the fairness to be found in Soviet leadership. (more...)

Duncan Sheik Plays Seven 54 Below Shows, 9/9-9/14
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 27, 2013

Tony Award-winning SPRING AWAKENING composer Duncan Sheik will sing some favorite selections from his musical theatre and pop oeuvre as well as premiere new material at NYC cabaret venue 54 Below this September in a series of seven shows it has just been announced. (more...)

Waterwell Drama Program Receives $20K NEA Grant for Professional Performing Arts School
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2013

The Waterwell Drama Program announced today that it has been awarded a $20,000 Art Works grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to support its Performance Projects at the Professional Performing Arts School. (more...)

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, June 22, Part 2 - CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE's Last SIP with Christopher Lloyd, TOMMY at Stratford and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2013

BroadwayWorld collected as many of yesterday's evening Saturday Intermission Pics as we could to bring you Part 2 of our June 22nd SIP round-up. Yesterday evening's photos featured a last SIP from The Caucasian Chalk Circle off-Broadway, starring Elizabeth A. Davis and Christopher Lloyd, plus shots from ANN's Holland Taylor, TOMMY at Stratford Festival, CINDERELLA, MATILDA, PETER AND THE STARCATCHER, KINKY BOOTS, THE BOOK OF MORMON, THE WIZARD OF OZ in Toronto, PHANTOM at Pittsburgh CLO, JERSEY BOYS, BILLY ELLIOT, THE LION KING and more! (more...)

Classic Stage Company's THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE Closes Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2013

Classic Stage Company's new production of Bertolt Brecht's The Caucasian Chalk Circle, featuring Christopher Lloyd (Azdak), directed by Brian Kulick (who directed Brecht's Galileo last season), and featuring new music by Tony Award-winning singer/songwriter Duncan Sheik (Spring Awakening), closes today, June 23, after a two-week extension. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend
by - Jun 23, 2013

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, June 23, 2013 - Sunday, June 23, 2013. (more...)

Christopher Plummer, Barbara Byrne and More Join Guthrie's 50th Anniversary Gala, Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2013

The Guthrie today announced that eight artists who have graced the Guthrie's stages during its 50-year history, from the first season in 1963 to the theater's current season, are slated to participate in the Guthrie's 50th anniversary on June 22, 2013. Exclusive interviews with the legendary Zoe Caldwell and Christopher Plummer will be unveiled as part of a poignant and celebratory multi-media tribute, while stage veterans Barbara Bryne, Peter Michael Goetz and Stephen Yoakam; two graduates of the University of Minnesota/Guthrie Theater B.F.A. Actor Training Program, Matthew Amendt and Valeri Mudek; and an alum of A Guthrie Experience for Actors in Training, Erik Heger; will perform live for the one-night-only event. (more...)

Classic Stage Company's THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE Will Feature Elizabeth A. Davis, Mary Testa and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2013

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Executive Director Greg Reiner, will present a new production of Bertolt Brecht's The Caucasian Chalk Circle featuring Christopher Lloyd (Azdak), directed by Brian Kulick (who directed Brecht's Galileo last season), and featuring new music by Tony Award-winning singer/songwriter Duncan Sheik (Spring Awakening). The Caucasian Chalk Circle will begin performances Friday, May 3 at CSC (136 East 13th Street) for a limited engagement through Sunday, June 9. The official opening is Thursday, May 30. Tickets are now on sale. (more...)

Classic Stage Company's 2013-14 Season to Include Patinkin's LAST TWO PEOPLE ON EARTH, Sheik's A MAN'S A MAN & More!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2013

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Executive Director Greg Reiner, today announced plans for its upcoming season. The esteemed off-Broadway company, which is wrapping up one of its most successful seasons ever, will kick off its 2013/2014 Season in September with the previously announced new production ofShakespeare's ROMEO & JULIET, featuring acclaimed rising film actress Elizabeth Olsen (Martha Marcy May Marlene) and Finn Wittrock, who won raves last season on Broadway in Death of a Salesman. ROMEO & JULIET will be directed by Tea Alagi? (Jackie). (more...)

Classic Stage Co. to Stage ROMEO & JULIET with Olsen & Wittrock, THE LAST TWO PEOPLE ON EARTH with Patinkin & More in 2013-14
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2013

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Executive Director Greg Reiner, today announced plans for its upcoming season. The esteemed off-Broadway company, which is wrapping up one of its most successful seasons ever, will kick off its 2013/2014 Season in September with the previously announced new production of Shakespeare's ROMEO & JULIET, featuring acclaimed rising film actress Elizabeth Olsen (Martha Marcy May Marlene) andFinn Wittrock, who won raves last season on Broadway in Death of a Salesman. ROMEO & JULIET will be directed by Tea Alagi? (Jackie). (more...)

Finborough Theatre Celebrates David Storey's 80th Birthday with EARLY DAYS, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2013

Celebrating the 80th birthday of playwright and novelist David Storey, the first London production in over 30 years - and the first production in London since the original National Theatre production- David Storey's Early Days plays at the Finborough Theatre for a limited run of nine Today and Monday evening and Tuesday matinee performances from tonight, 16 June 2013 (Press Night: Monday 17 June 2013 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Apollinaire Theatre to Present THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE in English and Spanish, 7/10-27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2013

Apollinaire Theatre Company's 10th year of offering free bilingual productions on alternating nights in English and Spanish in Chelsea's Mary O'Malley Park features Brecht's parable of right and wrong. (more...)

A.C.T.'s Young Conservatory Presents DARLING, A NEW MUSICAL, Now thru 6/29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2013

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) Young Conservatory Director Craig Slaight has announced Darling, A New Musical today, June 14-29, 2013, at The Theater at the Children's Creativity Museum (221 4th Street, San Francisco). Tickets are $20 and available by calling the A.C.T. Box Office at 415.749.2228 or going online to www.act-sf.org/ycshows. (more...)

Official: Joe Manganiello to Lead Yale Rep's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2013

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) has announced that Rene Augesen will play Blanche DuBois and Joe Manganiello will play Stanley Kowalski in its first-ever production of A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, the Pulitzer Prize winning masterpiece by Tennessee Williams. Directed by Mark Rucker, the production, which will open Yale Rep's 2013-14 season, will play September 20-October 12, at the University Theatre (222 York Street). (more...)

Dixon Place & The Apothetae Present THE PENALTY, Now thru 6/29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2013

Dixon Place & The Apothetae present The Penalty, written by Clay McLeod Chapman and directed by Kris Thor, with music and lyrics by Robert M. Johanson and Clay McLeod Chapman. The inaugural show for a company devoted to theatre featuring disabled artists begins previews tonight, June 13 at 7:30, and continues Fridays and Saturdays: June 14, 15, 21, 22, 28 & 29 at 7:30 at Dixon Place, 161A Chrystie Street, New York, NY. Tickets: $15 GA / $18 door / $12 Students & Seniors. Visit www.dixonplace.org or call 212 219­0736. Run time: 70 minutes,­ no intermission. (more...)

BEEN ON BROADWAY Set for Single Performance at The Duchess Theatre, Oct 13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2013

Following a sold out and acclaimed show at the Pheasantry in Chelsea earlier this year, Been on Broadway will make its West End debut for one night only at the Duchess Theatre on Sunday 13th October, featuring songs from Broadway musicals that haven't yet made it to the West End. (more...)

Review - The Giacomo Variations
by Michael Dale - Jun 1, 2013

If I were a classical music critic I might describe The Giacomo Variations as an ambitious exploration of common themes expressed in the three operas Mozart composed with librettist Lorenzo Da Ponte. (more...)

William Hurt, T.R. Knight & Daphne Rubin-Vega Join Elizabeth Olsen in CSC's ROMEO & JULIET; Finn Wittrock Exits Production
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2013

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Executive Director Greg Reiner, announced today additional casting for its upcoming production of Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet starring Elizabeth Olsen as Juliet. Academy Award winner William Hurt will play the role of Friar Laurence; Emmy Award nominee T.R. Knight has been cast as Mercutio and Tony Award nominee Daphne Rubin-Vega as the Nurse. CSC also announced that Finn Wittrock, previously announced to co-star as Romeo, has withdrawn from the production due to a film offer. A new Romeo and complete casting will be announced shortly. CSC's Romeo & Juliet, which begins performances Friday, September 27, will be directed by Tea Alagi? (Jackie). The official opening night is Wednesday, October 16. Romeo & Juliet will play a limited engagement through Sunday, November 3. Tickets will go on sale Thursday, September 5 at 12pm. (more...)

Cherry Jones Set for BROADWAY TALKS WITH JORDAN ROTH, 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2013

92nd Street Y has announced that Jordan Roth, President of Jujamcyn Theaters, continues his popular interview series, "Broadway Talks with Jordan Roth," with award winning stage and screen star Cherry Jones on Sunday, October 27 at 7:30 p.m. Ms. Jones, the Emmy and Tony Award-winning star of "24" and Doubt, will return to the Broadway stage this season as Amanda Wingfield in Tennessee Williams's The Glass Menagerie. (more...)

Henry Goodman Set for Chichester's RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2013

The full cast is announced for Chichester Festival Theatre's critically acclaimed production of The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, which will open at the Duchess Theatre on 25 September with previews from 18 September. The production will once again feature Henry Goodman reprising his award-winning performance in the title role. (more...)

Deb Radloff Awarded Classic Stage Co's Rosemarie Tichler Fund Grant
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2013

Classic Stage Company has announced that Deb Radloff, who appeared in the company's recent production of The Caucasian Chalk Circle, is this year's recipient of the Rosemarie Tichler Fund grant. The Fund was established in 2010 with the mission to assist young actors who have appeared at CSC and who have recently made the transition from their training into the profession. The $3000 grant can be used by the young artist to continue training or to offset loans they may have incurred while studying their craft. With the grant, CSC hopes to make a difference in the lives of young actors at the start of their careers as well as to heighten awareness in the community to the specific needs of actors. The recipient was selected by a panel of judges which included Rosemarie Tichler, CSC Artistic Director Brian Kulick and CSC Casting Director James Calleri. (more...)

Apollinaire Theatre Presents THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE in English and Spanish, Now thru 7/27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2013

Apollinaire Theatre Company's 10th year of offering free bilingual productions on alternating nights in English and Spanish in Chelsea's Mary O'Malley Park features Brecht's parable of right and wrong. (more...)

Box Office Opens Tomorrow for THE GLASS MENAGERIE at Broadway's Booth Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2013

Producers Jeffrey Richards and John N. Hart Jr., in association with the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.), have announced that the box office will open on Thursday, August 8th for the 17-week limited engagement of the critically-acclaimed revival of The Glass Menagerie at the Booth Theatre (222 W 45th Street) with performances beginning Thursday, September 5, 2013, and an opening night set for Thursday, September 26th. The production will star multiple Tony and Emmy Award-winner Cherry Jones as Amanda Wingfield, film and stage star Zachary Quinto as Tom, two-time Tony-nominee Celia Keenan-Bolger as Laura, and Brian J. Smith as Jim, the Gentleman Caller. (more...)

Berkeley Rep to Open 46th Season with VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE, Begin. 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2013

Berkeley Repertory Theatre kicks off its 46th season this September with Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play. The hilarious Broadway blockbuster from three-time Obie Award-winner Christopher Durang begins previews in the Roda Theatre on September 20, opens September 25, and runs through October 20. Durang, the renowned author of rollicking comedies such as Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All for You and The Marriage of Bette & Boo, turns Chekhov on his head with this witty and incisive farce. In bucolic Bucks County, Vanya and Sonia fritter their lives away in their family's farmhouse amid regret, angst, and the alarming prophecies of an addled housecleaner. Enter their sister Masha, a self-absorbed movie star with her prized boy toy Spike, and the stage is set for an absurd weekend of hilarity and global warming. Acclaimed director Richard E.T. White returns to Berkeley Rep to stage the laugh-inducing Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, a loving homage to Chekhov's themes of heartbreak and hope. (more...)

Vito D'Ambrosio, Caroline Hewitt and More Set for Alley Theatre's WARRIOR CLASS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2013

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for Kenneth Lin's Warrior Class. Kenneth Lin is a staff writer on Netflix's House of Cards and the creator of a new limited series, American Way, for USA Networks. Warrior Class, which won the Theatre Communications Group Edgerton New Play Prize, is directed by Wilson Milam and runs May 3 through June 2, 2013 on the Neuhaus Stage. (more...)

The Bridge Theatre Company Presents 179 HACKNEY ROAD, 13 May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2013

Frazer Flintham's darkly comic, dynamic new play, 179 Hackney Road explores where our society has come from and where we might be heading. Set in 1953, 1983 and 2013 this building has witnessed the changes of society and follows those socially disconnected within this East End environment. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Landry Gideon Talks THE SHOW MUST GO ON, His Texas UIL One Act Play Documentary
by David Clarke - Apr 25, 2013

All across the state of Texas, high school theatre students are gearing up for the annual UIL One Act Play State Championship competition, annually held at the University of Texas in Austin. Just as these students are indefatigably preparing, so is Landry Gideon and his documentary film crew. They have been tirelessly documenting the Texas One Act Play process. Despite the hectic and crazy schedule, Landry Gideon took some time to talk to me about THE SHOW MUST GO ON, his One Act Play documentary, and being a filmmaker. (more...)

CSC Announces Open Rehearsal Series for ROMEO & JULIET
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2013

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Executive Director Greg Reiner, will present its annual Monday Night Open Rehearsal Series, this year featuring Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet. On three Monday evenings - May 13, May 20 and June 3 - different actors and directors will explore the text of Romeo & Juliet, giving theater-goers the opportunity to become part of the discovery process, and experience different acting approaches and directorial interpretations of one of Shakespeare's most cherished plays. CSC will open its 2013/2014 season with a new production of Romeo & Juliet starring Elizabeth Olsen. Here is the line-up for this year's Open Rehearsal series. (more...)

Christopher Lloyd, Oskar Eustis and Brian Kulick Set for BRECHT IN THE 21ST CENTURY at 92Y Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2013

In advance of Classic Stage Company's production of The Caucasian Chalk Circle, actor Christopher Lloyd, CSC's artistic director Brian Kulick and The Public Theater's Oskar Eustis talk about Brecht's legacy in the 21st century. The evening will also feature readings from the play. (more...)

Christopher Lloyd, Oskar Eustis and Brian Kulick Set for BRECHT IN THE 21ST CENTURY at 92Y, 4/22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2013

In advance of Classic Stage Company's production of The Caucasian Chalk Circle, actor Christopher Lloyd, CSC's artistic director Brian Kulick and The Public Theater's Oskar Eustis talk about Brecht's legacy in the 21st century. The evening will also feature readings from the play. (more...)

A.C.T.'s MFA Program to Present CLOUD 9, GALILEO and SEVEN GUITARS in Rep, Beg. 5/15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2013

The American Conservatory Theater Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) Program, which has trained such celebrated actors as Elizabeth Banks, Annette Bening, Anna Deavere Smith, Anika Noni Rose, and Denzel Washington, will present three classic works in repertory this spring: Caryl Churchill's innovative and provocative comedy Cloud 9; Bertolt Brecht's riveting drama Galileo; and August Wilson's classic American drama Seven Guitars. Performances will feature students from all three years of A.C.T.'s acclaimed M.F.A. Program. (more...)

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...)

Tickets Go on Sale Today for 2013 Obie Awards Ceremony
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2013

The Village Voice, the nation's largest alternative weekly newspaper, previously announced that tickets will go on sale today, April 10, 2013 for the 58th Annual Obie Awards on Monday, May 20, 2013, at Webster Hall in the East Village, 125 East 11th Street. (more...)

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