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AMERICAN IDIOT Garners 12 SF Critics Circle Noms.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2010

This year's Critics Circle Awards, sponsored by Actor's Equity Association, today announced is nominees for excellence in San Francisco Bay area theater. Berkeley Rep's production of American Idiot, which played in the fall of 2009, leads with 12 nominations and will open on Broadway this spring. (more...)

James, Butler & More to Perform at ATW's Jonathan Larson Grants, 3/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2010

The American Theatre Wing announced today that the 2010 Jonathan Larson® Grants will be presented on Tuesday, March 9, 2010 at the American Airlines Theatre (227 W 42nd Street, 5th Floor) in New York City. This year, Peter Lerman, Daniel Mate, and songwriting team Michael Kooman (music) and Christopher Dimond (book & lyrics) were selected to receive the prestigious grants, totaling $10,000. The evening will include special performances of the recipients' work by Brian d'Arcy James, Kerry Butler and Brad Bass, John Eric Parker, and Ephraim Sykes from Memphis will perform a rarely heard Jonathan Larson song. (more...)

Photo Flash: Tovah Feldshuh Stars in GOLDA'S BALCONY at The Globe, 4/28-5/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2010

Executive Producer Lou Spisto today announced that due to unforeseen conflicts with Roger Rees' schedule, The Old Globe's upcoming production of What You Will has been replaced with Golda's Balcony starring four-time Tony Award nominee Tovah Feldshuh. Written by William Gibson and supervised by Scott Schwartz, Golda's Balcony earned Feldshuh a Tony Award nomination for Best Actress, and is the longest running one-woman show in Broadway history. Golda's Balcony will run in the Old Globe Theatre April 28 - May 30. (more...)

Photo Flash: Bailiwick Chicago's SHOW US YOUR LOVE Now Playing Thru 3/28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2010

Bailiwick Chicago's Executive Director, Kevin Mayes, announced that performances of their musical revue titled SHOW US YOUR LOVE, will extend at Mary's Attic through the month of March, every Sunday evening at 7:30pm. (more...)

FST Extends SHEAR MADNESS Thru April 18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2010

Florida Studio Theatre adds performances through the end of March for the hit Shear Madness and one must-see performance! A line-up of special guest stars will be incorporated into the Wednesday, March 17th evening performance. (more...)

Kansas City Rep Presents World Premiere of VENICE, 4/11-5/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2010

Eric Rosen and Matt Sax, creators of the Rep's hip hop sensation Clay, are set to open their new musical, Venice, April 11-May 9 at Copaken Stage. Rosen, who is artistic director of Kansas City Rep, will direct. Choreography is by John Carrafa (Tony Award nominations for Urinetown and Into the Woods) and Tanisha Scott (video choreography for Sean Paul, Alicia Keys, Beyoncé, Rihanna and many additional recording artists). (more...)

A DAY AT THE RACISTS Closes 3/27 at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2010

The world premiere of a new play by Anders Lustgarten, directed by Ryan McBryde. The show will close on March 27, 2010. (more...)

Feinstein's Presents KERRY BUTLER: FAITH, TRUST & PIXIE DUST 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2010

Feinstein's at Loews Regency, the nightclub proclaimed 'Best of New York' by New York Magazine, and 'an invaluable New York institution' by The New York Post, continues its star-studded Winter/Spring 2010 season with Tony-nominated actress Kerry Butler on April 19th. (more...)

The F.U.D.G.E. Theatre Company, Inc. Presents GLORY DAYS, Opens 4/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2010

The F.U.D.G.E. (FRIENDS UNITED DEVELOPING GENUINE ENTERTAINMENT) Theatre Company will GIVE BROADWAY'S 'GLORY DAYS' a second chance when it presents the musical's New England Premiere on FRIDAY, APRIL 30th at The Arsenal Center for the Arts Black Box Theatre (321 Arsenal Street) where it will play a limited engagement through Saturday, May 8. (more...)

BroadwayWorld.com's On This Day - March 21, 2010
by - Mar 21, 2010

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 21 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Florida Studio Theatre Extends SHEAR MADNESS Thru March 21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2010

Florida Studio Theatre adds seven additional performances to the hit Shear Madness. Shear Madness opened to audiences raving on February 18, 2010. "That was hysterical," "That was tremendous fun," and "Dynamite" are a few of the exiting comments. The critics have agreed "Crazy fun," reviewed the Sarasota Herald-Tribune and "Great fun," remarked Sarasota Magazine. Shear Madness, by Paul Portner; Adapted by Marilyn Abrams and Bruce Jordan; Original Director: Bruce Jordan is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the longest running play in the history of American Theatre and is hailed as America's Favorite Comedy. Shear Madness will now run through March 21, 2010. (more...)

Finborough Theatre Presents A DAY AT THE RACISTS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2010

The world premiere of a new play by Anders Lustgarten, directed by Ryan McBryde. (more...)

Bat Boy & Midsummer Night's Dream Come to Great Lakes Theater Festival Starting April 8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2010

Great Lakes Theater Festival (GLTF) will conclude its 2009-10 season in the company's revolutionary home at the Hanna Theatre, PlayhouseSquare, with a Spring Repertory that features Keythe Farley, Brian Flemming and Laurence O'Keefe's outrageous Off-Broadway Musical of the Year, Bat Boy: The Musical and William Shakespeare's magical masterpiece, A Midsummer Night's Dream. The productions will be performed in rotating repertory April 8 - May 16, 2010. The Spring Repertory features GLTF's resident artistic company of actors performing two alternating plays on the same stage over six weeks. Veteran Festival artist Victoria Bussert will direct Bat Boy: The Musical and GLTF's Producing Artistic Director Charles Fee will direct A Midsummer Night's Dream. (more...)

FST Announces Additional Dates & Special Performance of SHEAR MADNESS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2010

Florida Studio Theatre adds performances through the end of March for the hit Shear Madness and one must-see performance! A line-up of special guest stars will be incorporated into the Wednesday, March 17th evening performance. (more...)

Aduba, Sax, Duncan et al. Lead Kansas City Rep's VENICE, 4/9 - 5/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2010

Rehearsals begin today at Kansas City Repertory Theatre for the world premiere production of Venice, an explosive new musical written by Rep artistic director Eric Rosen and Matt Sax, creators of the hit hip hop musical Clay. (more...)

Florida Studio Theatre Extends SHEAR MADNESS Thru March 21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2010

Florida Studio Theatre adds seven additional performances to the hit Shear Madness. Shear Madness opened to audiences raving on February 18, 2010. "That was hysterical," "That was tremendous fun," and "Dynamite" are a few of the exiting comments. The critics have agreed "Crazy fun," reviewed the Sarasota Herald-Tribune and "Great fun," remarked Sarasota Magazine. Shear Madness, by Paul Portner; Adapted by Marilyn Abrams and Bruce Jordan; Original Director: Bruce Jordan is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the longest running play in the history of American Theatre and is hailed as America's Favorite Comedy. Shear Madness will now run through March 21, 2010. (more...)

Florida Studio Theatre Presents SHEAR MADNESS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2010

Florida Studio Theatre opens a special event in the Gompertz Theatre February 18, 2010. Shear Madness, by Paul Portner; Adapted by Marilyn Abrams and Bruce Jordan; Original Director: Bruce Jordan, is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the longest running play in the history of American Theatre and is hailed as America's Favorite Comedy. (more...)

FST Announces Additional Dates & Special Performance of SHEAR MADNESS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2010

Florida Studio Theatre adds performances through the end of March for the hit Shear Madness and one must-see performance! A line-up of special guest stars will be incorporated into the Wednesday, March 17th evening performance. (more...)

Great Lakes Theater Festival Presents ON THE DARK SIDE OF TWILIGHT As Free Touring Production
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2010

Great Lakes Theater Festival (GLTF) will launch the world premiere of On the Dark Side of Twilight, a free touring production scheduled to visit twenty-one neighborhood venues throughout northeast Ohio, to kick off the company's 2010 series of Surround outreach programming. (more...)

Photos Coverage: Butler, D'Arcy James et al. at American Theatre Wing's Larson Grants
by Brian Estrada - Mar 11, 2010

The American Theatre Wing Presented the 2010 Jonathan Larson® Grants on Tuesday, March 9, 2010 at the American Airlines Theatre in New York City. This year, Peter Lerman, Daniel Maté, and songwriting team Michael Kooman (music) and Christopher Dimond (book & lyrics) were selected to receive the prestigious grants, totaling $10,000. The evening included special performances of the recipients' work by Brian d'Arcy James and Kerry Butler. Brad Bass, John Eric Parker, and Ephraim Sykes from Memphis performed a rarely heard Jonathan Larson song. BroadwayWorld was there for the ceremony. (more...)

Leslie Becker to Perform 'All I Do is Sing' at Don't Tell Mama, 2/28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2010

Broadway vet Leslie Becker will perform a host of Broadway classics and modern tunes in her cabaret, 'All I Do is Sing' at Don't Tell Mama. The performance will take place February 28th at 9:30pm. Becker will perform songs by John Kander and Fred Ebb, Andrew Lippa, Cole Porter, Stephen Sondheim, Maury Yeston, Irving Berlin, and more. (more...)

BroadwayWorld.com's On This Day - February 22, 2010
by - Feb 22, 2010

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 22 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Bailiwick Chicago Announces Extension Of SHOW US YOUR LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2010

Bailiwick Chicago's Executive Director, Kevin Mayes, announced that performances of their musical revue titled SHOW US YOUR LOVE, currently performing every Sunday in February, will extend at Mary's Attic through the month of March, every Sunday evening at 7:30pm. (more...)

STUCK Plays Final Performance at The Clurman Theatre 2/21
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2010

STUCK by Jessica Goldberg will play its final show on Feb. 21 at The Clurman Theatre at Theatre Row. (more...)

The Barn Players Celebrate 55 Years of Community Theatre Productions
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2010

Kansas City's oldest continuously operating community theatre celebrates 55 years of productions in 2010. (more...)

Florida Studio Theatre Presents SHEAR MADNESS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2010

Florida Studio Theatre opens a special event in the Gompertz Theatre February 18, 2010. Shear Madness, by Paul Portner; Adapted by Marilyn Abrams and Bruce Jordan; Original Director: Bruce Jordan, is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the longest running play in the history of American Theatre and is hailed as America's Favorite Comedy. (more...)

Photo Flash: STUCK At The Clurman Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2010

The scarlett theatre/film project, Robert E. Schneider and Jack Thomas/Bulldog Theatrical will present STUCK by Jessica Goldberg at The Clurman Theatre at Theatre Row from February 11 - 21. Marshall Pailet (The 49 Project) will direct the 90-minute play starring Anthony Alessandro, Steven Hauck, Kate Kearney-Patch, Kate MacCluggage and Athena Masci. (more...)

Great Lakes Theater Festival Presents ON THE DARK SIDE OF TWILIGHT As Free Touring Production
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2010

Great Lakes Theater Festival (GLTF) will launch the world premiere of On the Dark Side of Twilight, a free touring production scheduled to visit twenty-one neighborhood venues throughout northeast Ohio, to kick off the company's 2010 series of Surround outreach programming. (more...)

SHOW US YOUR LOVE Plays Bailiwick Chicago Through The End Of The Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2010

Bailiwick Chicago's Executive Director, Kevin Mayes, announced that performances of their musical cabaret titled SHOW US YOUR LOVE, will begin February 7 at Mary's Attic, and continue thru the month every Sunday evening at 7:30pm. (more...)

[title of show] Closes at SpeakEasy Stage 2/13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2010

SpeakEasy Stage's New England premiere of the hit Broadway musical [title of show] will close on February 13, 2010. (more...)

Finborough Theatre Presents A DAY AT THE RACISTS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2010

The world premiere of a new play by Anders Lustgarten, directed by Ryan McBryde. (more...)

Jonathan Groff Plays Joe's Pub, 6/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2010

Tony Award-nominee Jonathan Groff is set to perform two solo concerts at Joe's Pub on June 20th at 7:00pm and 9:30pm. (more...)

Aduba, Sax, Duncan et al. Lead Kansas City Rep's VENICE, 4/9 - 5/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2010

Rehearsals begin today at Kansas City Repertory Theatre for the world premiere production of Venice, an explosive new musical written by Rep artistic director Eric Rosen and Matt Sax, creators of the hit hip hop musical Clay. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Kerry Butler Preps For Her Show At Feinstein's
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 9, 2010

Feinstein's at Loews Regency, the nightclub proclaimed 'Best of New York' by New York Magazine, and 'an invaluable New York institution' by The New York Post, continues its star-studded Winter/Spring 2010 season with Tony-nominated actress Kerry Butler on April 19th. (more...)

Bat Boy & Midsummer Night's Dream Come to Great Lakes Theater Festival Starting April 8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2010

Great Lakes Theater Festival (GLTF) will conclude its 2009-10 season in the company's revolutionary home at the Hanna Theatre, PlayhouseSquare, with a Spring Repertory that features Keythe Farley, Brian Flemming and Laurence O'Keefe's outrageous Off-Broadway Musical of the Year, Bat Boy: The Musical and William Shakespeare's magical masterpiece, A Midsummer Night's Dream. The productions will be performed in rotating repertory April 8 - May 16, 2010. The Spring Repertory features GLTF's resident artistic company of actors performing two alternating plays on the same stage over six weeks. Veteran Festival artist Victoria Bussert will direct Bat Boy: The Musical and GLTF's Producing Artistic Director Charles Fee will direct A Midsummer Night's Dream. (more...)

Christian Campbell Stars In MAGNETIC NORTH at The Workshop Theater, Opens 5/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2010

Christian Campbell, the star of Reefer Madness: The Musical, tick, tick... BOOM! and Trick, will headline the cast of the New York premiere of Magnetic North, a play by William Donnelly about the perilous space between flirtation and betrayal. (more...)

SHEAR MADNESS To Close At Florida Studio Theatre 4/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2010

After a successful nine week run at Florida Studio Theatre, Shear Madness will close on Sunday, April 18, 2010. Shear Madness opened to audiences raving on February 18, 2010. 'That was hysterical,' 'That was tremendous fun,' and 'Dynamite' are a few of the exiting comments. The critics have agreed 'Crazy fun,' reviewed the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, 'Great fun,' remarked Sarasota Magazine and 'Howling with Laughter,' exclaimed the Pelican Press. Shear Madness, by Paul Portner; Adapted by Marilyn Abrams and Bruce Jordan; Original Director: Bruce Jordan is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the longest running play in the history of American Theatre and is hailed as America's Favorite Comedy (more...)

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES Begins Previews Today At Longacre Theatre, Opens 4/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2010

The Broadway revival of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES begins previews today at Broadway's Longacre Theatre. The show is scheduled to open April 18, 2010. (more...)

Kerry Butler Sings Selections From FAITH, TRUST AND PIXIE DUST 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2010

FEINSTEIN'S AT LOEWS REGENCY, the nightclub proclaimed 'Best of New York' by New York Magazine and 'an invaluable New York institution' by The New York Post, will continue its all-star Spring 2010 season with the debut of Tony Award nominated Broadway star KERRY BUTLER for one night only on April 19. (more...)

Signature Theatre Closes the Curtain on SWEENEY TODD, 4/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2010

The Tony Award®-winning Signature Theatre, nationally known for its interpretation of Stephen Sondheim musicals, celebrated its 20th anniversary season by presenting Sondheim's most popular musical SWEENEY TODD, directed by Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer. The production will end its run in the 276-seat MAX Theater, April 4, 2010. (more...)

70, GIRLS, 70, LITTLE ME And BAT BOY Among MTG's 15th Season Of Broadway In Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2010

Musical Theatre Guild, the winner of the Los Angles Drama Critic's Circle Margaret Harford Award for sustained excellence in the theatre, has announced an eclectic quintet of shows to celebrate its fifteenth season of Broadway in Concert musicals. (more...)

Feinstein's Presents An Evening With Kerry Butler, 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2010

Feinstein's at Loews Regency, the nightclub proclaimed 'Best of New York' by New York Magazine and 'an invaluable New York institution' by The New York Post, will continue its all-star Spring 2010 season with the debut of Tony Award nominated Broadway star Kerry Butler for one night only on April 19. For her show at Feinstein's she'll be singing selections from 'Faith, Trust and Pixie Dust' her debut CD of Disney classics and rarities, along with songs from shows she's done throughout the years. The show, which is directed by Scott Wittman with Musical Direction by Michael Kosarin, runs at the Regency Hotel (540 Park Avenue at 61st Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: Sax, Munoz, Hanlon & More In VENICE At KC Rep
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2010

Eric Rosen and Matt Sax, creators of the Rep's hip hop sensation Clay, present their new musical, Venice, April 11-May 9 at Copaken Stage. Rosen, who is artistic director of Kansas City Rep, directs. Choreography is by John Carrafa (Tony Award nominations for Urinetown and Into the Woods) and Tanisha Scott (video choreography for Sean Paul, Alicia Keys, Beyoncé, Rihanna and many additional recording artists). (more...)

SHEAR MADNESS To Close At Florida Studio Theatre 4/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2010

After a successful nine week run at Florida Studio Theatre, Shear Madness will close on Sunday, April 18, 2010. Shear Madness opened to audiences raving on February 18, 2010. 'That was hysterical,' 'That was tremendous fun,' and 'Dynamite' are a few of the exiting comments. The critics have agreed 'Crazy fun,' reviewed the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, 'Great fun,' remarked Sarasota Magazine and 'Howling with Laughter,' exclaimed the Pelican Press. Shear Madness, by Paul Portner; Adapted by Marilyn Abrams and Bruce Jordan; Original Director: Bruce Jordan is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the longest running play in the history of American Theatre and is hailed as America's Favorite Comedy (more...)

Feinstein's Presents An Evening With Kerry Butler, 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2010

Feinstein's at Loews Regency, the nightclub proclaimed 'Best of New York' by New York Magazine and 'an invaluable New York institution' by The New York Post, will continue its all-star Spring 2010 season with the debut of Tony Award nominated Broadway star Kerry Butler for one night only on April 19. For her show at Feinstein's she'll be singing selections from 'Faith, Trust and Pixie Dust' her debut CD of Disney classics and rarities, along with songs from shows she's done throughout the years. The show, which is directed by Scott Wittman with Musical Direction by Michael Kosarin, runs at the Regency Hotel (540 Park Avenue at 61st Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: SpeakEasy Stage Co's THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2010

Agoraphobia, adultery, spray cheese, road kill, hysterical pregnancy, kleptomania, flan and disco - these are just a few of the subjects covered in hit Off-Broadway musical comedy THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICAL, which will have its Boston-area premiere April 30-May 30, produced by SpeakEasy Stage Company. (more...)

SpeakEasy Presents Boston Premiere Of 'TRAILER PARK MUSICAL' 4/30-5/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2010

Agoraphobia, adultery, spray cheese, road kill, hysterical pregnancy, kleptomania, flan and disco - these are just a few of the subjects covered in hit Off-Broadway musical comedy THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICAL, which will have its Boston-area premiere April 30-May 30, produced by SpeakEasy Stage Company. (more...)

Kansas City Rep Presents World Premiere of VENICE, 4/11-5/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2010

Eric Rosen and Matt Sax, creators of the Rep's hip hop sensation Clay, are set to open their new musical, Venice, April 11-May 9 at Copaken Stage. Rosen, who is artistic director of Kansas City Rep, will direct. Choreography is by John Carrafa (Tony Award nominations for Urinetown and Into the Woods) and Tanisha Scott (video choreography for Sean Paul, Alicia Keys, Beyoncé, Rihanna and many additional recording artists). (more...)

Photo Flash: Interact Theatre Begins Run of BAT BOY at Great Lakes Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2010

Great Lakes Theater Festival (GLTF) will conclude its 2009-10 season in the company's revolutionary home at the Hanna Theatre, PlayhouseSquare, with a Spring Repertory that features Keythe Farley, Brian Flemming and Laurence O'Keefe's outrageous Off-Broadway Musical of the Year, Bat Boy: The Musical and William Shakespeare's magical masterpiece, A Midsummer Night's Dream. The productions will be performed in rotating repertory April 8 - May 16, 2010. The Spring Repertory features GLTF's resident artistic company of actors performing two alternating plays on the same stage over six weeks. Veteran Festival artist Victoria Bussert will direct Bat Boy: The Musical. (more...)

Photo Flash: Kansas City Rep's VENICE in Rehearsal
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2010

Rehearsals began March 16 at Kansas City Repertory Theatre for the world premiere production of Venice, an explosive new musical written by Rep artistic director Eric Rosen and Matt Sax, creators of the hit hip hop musical Clay. Rosen will direct; choreography is by John Carrafa (Urinetown, Into the Woods) and Tanisha Scott (video choreography for Sean Paul, Alicia Keys, Beyoncé). Below are photos from the company's rehearsal, courtesy of Kansas City Rep Theatre. (more...)

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