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Michael Cerveris & Judy Kuhn-Led FUN HOME Begins Performances at The Public Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2013

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) will begin performances for the world premiere of FUN HOME on tonight, September 30, directed by Sam Gold. Featuring music by Jeanine Tesori, book and lyrics byLisa Kron, and based on Alison Bechdel book, FUN HOME will run through Sunday, November 3, with an official press opening on Tuesday, October 22. (more...)

Act II Playhouse to Present JOLIET HARRIS: A KNIGHT WITH A WILSON, 10/6; Stand-Up with Tommy Pope and More, 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2013

Act II Playhouse in Ambler announces the next two performances in its popular 'One Night Stands' series of music and comedy events. On Sunday, Oct. 6 at 7 p.m., Joilet Harris will perform an evening of Gladys Knight and Nancy Wilson songs. Harris is the Barrymore-Award Winning Star of Ella: The Musical, Caroline or Change and A Raisin in the Sun. On Saturday, Oct. 12, Act II will present its next Stand-Up Comedy Night. There will be two performances at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Comedians Tommy Pope and Mary Radzinski will perform at both shows. Bios for both comedians are below. (more...)

Michael Shannon and More Cast in Chicago Humanities Festival's Nov 2013 Shows
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2013

The Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) announced casting today for two theatrical productions in November: White Rabbit, Red Rabbit, the Iranian absurdist play about isolation co-presented with the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA), running Nov. 3-9, 2013, and Birds Do It, Bees Do It..., the annual cabaret performance Nov. 5, 2013, created by Rob Lindley and Doug Peck. (more...)

Michael Cerveris & Judy Kuhn-Led FUN HOME at The Public to Begin Performances 9/30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2013

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) will begin performances for the world premiere of FUN HOME on Monday, September 30, directed by Sam Gold. Featuring music by Jeanine Tesori, book and lyrics byLisa Kron, and based on Alison Bechdel book, FUN HOME will run through Sunday, November 3, with an official press opening on Tuesday, October 22. (more...)

Vital's PINKALICIOUS THE MUSICAL to Return to McGinn/Cazale Theatre, 9/28-11/9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2013

The award-winning Vital Theatre Company has announced PINKALICIOUS THE MUSICAL will return to the McGinn/Cazale theatre for performances September 28th through November 9th, 2013. The one hour musical, with book and lyrics by Elizabeth Kann and Victoria Kann and music, lyrics and orchestrations byJohn Gregor, is based on the popular children's book Pinkalicious by Elizabeth Kann and Victoria Kann. The musical adaptation is directed by Teresa K. Pond with choreography by Dax Valdes and musical direction byJad Bernardo with original direction by Suzu McConnell-Wood. (more...)

Marc Kudisch, Ben Davis & Jeff Mattsey Join BROADWAY UNPLUGGED at Town Hall Lineup, 9/30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2013

BARITONES UNBOUND, featuring MARC KUDISCH, BEN DAVIS & JEFF MATTSEY have joined the 10th Annual Concert at Town Hall lineup on Monday, Sept. 30th at 8 PM. (more...)

Capathia Jenkins & Darius de Haas to Join Houston Symphony for Pops Concert, 10/4-6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2013

On October 4, 5 and 6, Principal Pops Conductor Michael Krajewski alongside superstar guest vocalists Capathia Jenkins and Darius de Haas will join the Houston Symphony for an evening of smooth grooves, easy rhythms and timeless top 40 hits. Audiences will hear music from the kings and queens of classic soul, including Aretha Franklin, Tina Turner, James Brown, Roberta Flack, Gladys Knight, Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye. With songs like 'Natural Woman,' 'You are Everything,' 'Respect,' 'Signed, Sealed, Delivered, I'm Yours' and 'I Heard it Through the Grapevine,' Jones Hall is sure to be full of rhythm from this iconic musical era. Showcasing local talent, Houston-based vocalists Kam Franklin, Lisa Harris and Lucas Gorham will perform as back-up singers on many of the evening's hit songs. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Michael Cerveris, Judy Kuhn & More in Public Theater's FUN HOME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2013

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) presents the world premiere of Fun Home, directed bySam Gold. Featuring music by Jeanine Tesori, book and lyrics byLisa Kron, and based onAlison Bechdel book, Fun Home will run through Sunday, November 3, with an official press opening on Tuesday, October 22. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Act II Playhouse Presents JOLIET HARRIS: A KNIGHT WITH A WILSON Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2013

Act II Playhouse in Ambler announces the next two performances in its popular 'One Night Stands' series of music and comedy events. Tonight, Oct. 6 at 7 p.m., Joilet Harris will perform an evening of Gladys Knight and Nancy Wilson songs. Harris is the Barrymore-Award Winning Star of Ella: The Musical, Caroline or Change and A Raisin in the Sun. (more...)

The Episcopal Actors' Guild to Celebrate 90th Anniversary at Gala Benefit, Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2013

This year The Episcopal Actors' Guild, one of New York's oldest charities for performing artists, is celebrating 90 years of helping actors 'of all faiths, and none.' (more...)

Leigh Silverman to Direct THE (curious case of the) WATSON INTELLIGENCE at Playwrights Horizons; Amanda Quaid Steps in for Maggie Siff
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2013

Complete details have been announced for the Playwrights Horizons World Premiere production of THE (curious case of the) WATSON INTELLIGENCE, a new play by Madeleine George (The Zero Hour). Directed by two-time Obie Award winner Leigh Silverman (Go Back to Where You Are, Blue Door and The Call at PH; The Madrid, Chinglish,Golden Child, Well), the production will begin previews Friday evening, November 15 at 8PM with an Opening Night set for Monday, December 9 at 7PM. The limited engagement will play through Sunday evening, December 29 at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Capathia Jenkins & Darius de Haas Join Houston Symphony for Pops Concert, Now thru 10/6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2013

Tonight, October 4 and October 5 & 6, Principal Pops Conductor Michael Krajewski alongside superstar guest vocalists Capathia Jenkins and Darius de Haas will join the Houston Symphony for an evening of smooth grooves, easy rhythms and timeless top 40 hits. (more...)

Director of Marketing Jim Royce to Exit Center Theatre Group
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2013

Jim Royce, Center Theatre Group's longtime Director of Marketing, Communications and Sales, will be leaving his position with the Los Angeles theatre company in February 2014 to further expand his arts consulting business. (more...)

92Y to Celebrate Mike Stoller with Bettye LaVette, The Coasters & More, 12/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2013

On December 9, 2013 92Y celebrates songwriting legend Mike Stoller on the occasion of his 80th year with An 80th Birthday Celebration, a one-night-only Lyrics & Lyricists Special Event hosted by Paul Shaffer and directed and written by Randy Johnson (director/writer of A Night with Janis Joplin). Confirmed artists performing expected and unexpected interpretations from Stoller's genre-spanning career in blues, R&B, rock 'n' roll and jazz include legendary vocal group The Coasters, along with artists Karen Akers, Mary Bridget Davies, Corky Hale, Maria Elena Infantino, Sally Kellerman, Bettye LaVette, Melissa Manchester, Billy Stritch, Tommy Tune and Steve Tyrell. Backed by Tyrell's band, the artists perform some of the greatest songs written by Stoller with his longtime lyricist partner Jerry Leiber and others. Leiber will be the subject of a special tribute during the evening. Stoller is planning to be in attendance for the celebration. (more...)

Denis O'Hare Joins Tony Kushner, Rachel Maddow, Elizabeth Marvel for Public Forum, 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2013

The Public Theater announced that Tony Award winner Denis O'Hare has joined the next Public Forum Drama Club, Only We Who Guard the Mystery Shall Be Unhappy by Tony Kushner, on Sunday, November 3 at 7:00 p.m. at Joe's Pub, continuing the fourth season of PUBLIC FORUM. (more...)

Public Theater Extends FUN HOME Through 12/1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2013

Due to overwhelming demand, The Public Theater announced a second two-week extension for the critically acclaimed world premiere musical FUN HOME, directed by Sam Gold and featuring music by Jeanine Tesori, with book and lyrics by Lisa Kron. Based on Alison Bechdel's beloved graphic novel, FUN HOME began performances on Monday, September 30 and was originally extended two weeks through November 17. The musical opened on Tuesday, October 22 to critical acclaim and has now been extended an additional two weeks through Sunday, December 1 since there is limited ticket availability through November 17. (more...)

Court Theatre to Present Charles Newell's AN ILLIAD, 11/13-12/8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2013

Court Theatre Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert present the remount of the Theatre's critically acclaimed production of An Iliad starring Timothy Edward Kane, adapted from Fagles' translation of Homer's Iliad by Lisa Peterson and Denis O'Hare, and directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell. The production will run November 13 - December 8, 2013 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. Press Opening is Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 8 PM. (more...)

Court Theatre Artistic Director Charles Newell Receives SDC's Zelda Fichandler Award
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2013

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), announces that Artistic Director Charles Newell of Court Theatre is the recipient of the 2013 Zelda Fichandler Award, which recognizes an outstanding director or choreographer who is transforming the regional arts landscape through singular creativity and artistry in theatre. The award heralds accomplishment to date and promise for the future, artistic vision, and deep commitment to a region outside of New York. It carries an unrestricted grant of $5000 to the individual recipient. The award will be presented to Mr. Newell on Monday, November 4, 2013 at a reception at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. (more...)

Review Roundup: Public Theater's FUN HOME
by Review Roundups - Oct 23, 2013

Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Court Theatre's Charles Newell Wins SDC Foundation's 2013 Zelda Fichandler Award; Ceremony Set for 11/4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2013

Charles Newell, Artistic Director of Court Theatre in Chicago, Illinois, is the 2013 recipient of The Zelda Fichandler Award, an award to recognize an outstanding director or choreographer who is transforming the regional arts landscape through imaginative, brave work in theatre. The $5,000 award, given by Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation, heralds both accomplishment to date and promise for the future, and lauds deep commitment to a community. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Michael Cerveris, Judy Kuhn & More Celebrate Opening Night of Public Theater's FUN HOME
by Jennifer Broski - Oct 23, 2013

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) presents the world premiere of Fun Home, directed by Sam Gold. Featuring music by Jeanine Tesori, book and lyrics by Lisa Kron, and based on Alison Bechdel book, Fun Home will run through Sunday, November 17. The show opened last night, and BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the celebration below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Syracuse Stage's SCORCHED, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2013

Syracuse Stage present SCORCHED, beginning tonight, Oct. 23, and continuing through Nov. 10. Check out a first look below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE (CURIOUS CASE OF THE) WATSON INTELLIGENCE Cast Meets the Press
by Walter McBride - Oct 22, 2013

The Playwrights Horizons World Premiere production of The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence, a new play by Madeleine George (The Zero Hour), will be directed by two-time Obie Award winnerLeigh Silverman. Tthe production will begin previews Friday evening, November 15 at 8PM with an Opening Night set for Monday, December 9 at 7PM. The limited engagement will play through Sunday evening, December 29 at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street). The cast and creative team met the press earlier today and you can check out full coverage below! (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Michael Cerveris, Judy Kuhn & More in Public Theater's FUN HOME
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 22, 2013

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) presents the world premiere of Fun Home, directed by Sam Gold. Featuring music by Jeanine Tesori, book and lyrics by Lisa Kron, and based onAlison Bechdel book, Fun Home will run through Sunday, November 3, with an official press opening on tonight, October 22. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of the cast in action below! (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: Meet the Cast of THE (CURIOUS CASE OF THE) WATSON INTELLIGENCE
by Walter McBride - Oct 22, 2013

The Playwrights Horizons World Premiere production of THE (curious case of the) WATSON INTELLIGENCE, a new play by Madeleine George (The Zero Hour), will be directed by two-time Obie Award winner Leigh Silverman. Tthe production will begin previews Friday evening, November 15 at 8PM with an Opening Night set for Monday, December 9 at 7PM. The limited engagement will play through Sunday evening, December 29 at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street). The cast and creative team met the press earlier today and you can check out a photo preview below. Check back later for full coverage! (more...)

Nic Rouleau & Ben Platt to Join THE BOOK OF MORMON on Broadway in January
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2013

THE BOOK OF MORMON's tour stars Nic Rouleau and Ben Platt just announced via Twitter that they will soon join the Broadway company, replacing Matt Doyle (Elder Price) and Cody Jamison Strand (Elser Cunningham) respectively. Rouleau wrote: 'Thrilled to announce that Heavenly Father is sending me back to Broadway to serve another mission at @BookofMormon in January!!' Platt wrote: 'Bursting with excitement to finally announce that I will be joining the Broadway company of @BookofMormon this January!! #DreamComeTrue #NYC' (more...)

Playwright Tony Kushner Set for Q&A at Ridgefield Playhouse, 11/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2013

The prolific screenwriter who wrote Steven Spielberg's film Lincoln will share his outspoken views on Thursday, November 14, at 7:30 p.m., at The Ridgefield Playhouse. It will be possible to 'sit and chat' with Tony Kushner, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and Oscar nominated screenwriter and author of Angels in America and Caroline, or Change when he shares his outspoken views on 'taboo' subjects in contemporary history. This evening of entertaining conversation and mesmerizing storytelling will take place on stage at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Thursday, November 14, at 7:30 p.m. hosted by Emmy award-winning journalist Morton Dean who will lead an audience Q&A. This event is part of the Moffly Media Entertaining Conversation Series?and Ridgefield Library @ The Ridgefield Playhouse Event series with media sponsor WSHU 91.1fm. Bernard's (22 West Lane, Ridgefield; reservations suggested) is offering a $45 prix-fixe menu or a complimentary glass of wine with dinner before this event when tickets are presented. (more...)

Public Theater Extends FUN HOME with Judy Kuhn & Michael Cerveris Through 11/17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2013

The Public Theater has announced a two-week extension for the world premiere musical FUN HOME, directed by Sam Gold and featuring music by Jeanine Tesori, with book and lyrics by Lisa Kron. Based on Alison Bechdel's graphic novel, FUN HOME began performances on Monday, September 30 and was originally scheduled to close on Sunday, November 3. The musical will now run an additional two weeks to Sunday, November 17, with an official opening on Tuesday, October 22. (more...)

Meet the Cast: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA US Tour- Part 1!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2013

Just last week, Cameron Mackintosh and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Group announced the casting and initial tour schedule for their spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera launching a major North American Tour in Providence, R.I. at the Providence Performing Arts Center. With newly reinvented staging and stunning scenic design, this new version of PHANTOM, the most successful musical of all-time, will be performed by a cast and orchestra of 52, making this one of the largest productions on tour in North America. Meet the cast below! (more...)

Abigail Pogrebin's STARS OF DAVID to Have Limited 5-Week NYC Engagement
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2013

Producer Daryl Roth, in association with Harbor Entertainment, has announced plans for a limited 5-week engagement concert presentation of the new show Stars of David, based on the highly acclaimed book, Stars of David by Abigail Pogrebin, from November 13 - December 15, 2013 at the DR2 Theatre (103 East 15th Street, at Union Square). Featuring songs by some of the top composers and lyricist of the theater, Stars of David was conceived by Aaron Harnickand Abigail Pogrebin and is directed by Gordon Greenberg. All tickets are $75 and can be purchased online at www.telecharge.com, or by calling 212-239-6200, or in-person at the DR2 Theatre box office (103 East 15th Street, Union Square). For more information, please visit www.StarsOfDavidSongs.com. (more...)

MSO Opens Pop Season with Ella, Louis and All That Jazz Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2013

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra opens the 2013.14 Pops season with Ella, Louis, and All That Jazz tonight, October 11-13, 2013 at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Guest conductor Jeff Tyzik leads the orchestra, featuring Byron Stripling, trumpet; Marva Hicks, vocalist; and Robert Breithaupt, drums. In tribute to Ella, Satchmo, and Fats Waller, the concerts include favorites such as S'Wonderful, It Don't Mean a Thing, What a Wonderful World, and selections from Gershwin's Porgy & Bess. (more...)

Chester Gregory Returns to SISTER ACT For 2nd Year on Tour; New Casting Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2013

Producers Whoopi Goldberg, Stage Entertainment and Troika Entertainment have announced that the North American Tour of the five-time Tony Award nominated musical SISTER ACT will begin its second year of performances. The tour opened on October 2, 2012 at Toronto's Ed Mirvish Theatre and is still rocking the rafters across the country. SISTER ACT opened to stellar reviews and continues to receive them across the country. (more...)

WNO's THE LION, THE UNICORN, AND ME to Run 12/14-22 at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2013

Washington National Opera (WNO) continues its 2013-2014 season with the world premiere of a new holiday family opera: The Lion, The Unicorn, and Me, December 14-22 in the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater. (more...)

Court Theatre's Charles Newell Wins SDC Foundation's 2013 Zelda Fichandler Award; Ceremony Set for Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2013

Charles Newell, Artistic Director of Court Theatre in Chicago, Illinois, is the 2013 recipient of The Zelda Fichandler Award, an award to recognize an outstanding director or choreographer who is transforming the regional arts landscape through imaginative, brave work in theatre. The $5,000 award, given by Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation, heralds both accomplishment to date and promise for the future, and lauds deep commitment to a community. (more...)

Michael Shannon and More Cast in Chicago Humanities Festival's Nov 2013 Shows
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2013

The Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) announced casting today for two theatrical productions in November: White Rabbit, Red Rabbit, the Iranian absurdist play about isolation co-presented with the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA), running today, Nov. 3-9, 2013, and Birds Do It, Bees Do It..., the annual cabaret performance Nov. 5, 2013, created by Rob Lindley and Doug Peck. (more...)

Denis O'Hare Joins Tony Kushner, Rachel Maddow, Elizabeth Marvel for Public Forum Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2013

The Public Theater announced that Tony Award winner Denis O'Hare has joined the next Public Forum Drama Club, Only We Who Guard the Mystery Shall Be Unhappy by Tony Kushner, tonight, November 3 at 7:00 p.m. at Joe's Pub, continuing the fourth season of PUBLIC FORUM. (more...)

It's Official! Sutton Foster to Return to Broadway in VIOLET; Show Set for Limited Run at American Airlines Theatre Starting in Late March
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 25, 2013

It's Official! Sutton Foster is coming BACK to Broadway, as Roundabout Theatre Company has just announced that it will present two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster in a Broadway production of VIOLET (first seen as part of Encores! Off-Center concert series in 2013), directed by Leigh Silverman. Based on the short story 'The Ugliest Pilgrim' by Doris Betts, VIOLET features music by Jeanine Tesori and book & lyrics by Brian Crawley. VIOLET will be produced in association with Amy Sherman-Palladino and Daniel Palladino, David Mirvish, Barry and Fran Weissler, Elizabeth Armstrong, and Mary Jo and Ted Shen. (more...)

Vital Theatre's PINKALICIOUS Moves to Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Theater Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2013

The award-winning Vital Theatre Company is pleased to announce its long-running family hit Pinkalicious The Musical will move to the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Theater for performances today, November 23rd, 2013 through Sunday, January 5th, 2014 with a special performance Friday, November 29th at 1:00 PM. (more...)

Tonya Pinkins, Rupert Holmes and Cast of A TIME TO KILL Set for Cabaret Benefit for NAACP, 12/18
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2013

Tony Winner Tonya Pinkins will host a cabaret benefit for the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, featuring Tony Winner Rupert Holmes and the cast of Broadway's A TIME TO KILL, as well as other celebrity guests, at 54 Below on December 18th at 7 p.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at John Ellison Conlee, David Costabile & Amanda Quaid in Playwrights Horizons' THE (CURIOUS CASE OF THE) WATSON INTELLIGENCE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2013

Previews are now underway for the Playwrights Horizons World Premiere production of THE (curious case of the) WATSON INTELLIGENCE, a new play by Madeleine George (The Zero Hour). Directed by two-time Obie Award winner Leigh Silverman (Go Back to Where You Are, Blue Door and The Call at PH; The Madrid, Chinglish, Golden Child, Well), the production has an Opening Night set for Monday, December 9 at 7PM . It will play a limited engagement through Sunday evening, December 29 at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street). Check out a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company to Present ELF, 12/6-24
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2013

Pioneer Theatre Company presents a new musical version of the New Line Cinema film, Elf - The Musical, December 6 through December 24, 2013. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Will Host Special 'WATSON INTELLIGENCE' Panel, 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2013

Acclaimed theater company Playwrights Horizons will present the second curated panel discussion of its 2013/2014 Season on Saturday afternoon, December 14. The event is being held in connection with the current World Premiere production of THE (curious case of the) WATSON INTELLIGENCE, a new play by Madeleine George (The Zero Hour), directed by two-time Obie Award winner Leigh Silverman (Go Back to Where You Are, Blue Door and The Call at PH; The Madrid, Chinglish, Golden Child, Well). (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 11/16-11/17/2013
by - Nov 17, 2013

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, November 17, 2013 - Sunday, November 17, 2013. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the Company of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Tour- Jacquelynne Fontaine and Frank Viveros
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 17, 2013

BroadwayWorld just met the cast and you can check out an exclusive interview with Jacquelynne Fontaine and Frank Viveros, who play Carlotta Guidicelli and Ubaldo Piangi, below! Jacquelynne's regional credits include: The Student Prince (Kathie, Pittsburgh CLO), A Little Night Music (Charlotte, Indiana Rep Theater), The Sound of Music (Elsa, North Shore Music Theater), A Room With A View (Ragazza, The Old Globe). Opera: La Traviata (Violetta, Tacoma Opera and Rogue Opera), The King & I(Anna, Opera North), Le Nozze di Figaro (Susanna, Rogue Opera), Don Giovanni (Donna Elvira, Tuscia Opera, Italy), Die Zauberflote (Pamina, Tuscia Opera, Italy). In Southern California: Don Giovanni (Donna Anna), Summer and Smoke (Alma), Idomeneo (Ilia), Candide (Cunegonde),Antigone (Antigone), Blood Wedding (The Bride), A View From the Bridge(Catherine). Frank originated the roles of Bloat The Blowfish in Disney's Finding Nemo: The Musical, and Iron Chef in off-Broadway's Yellow Brick Road. Favorites include:Caroline, or Change (Bus/Dryer), Once on this Island (Agwe), Buddy(Apollo), Songs for a New World (Man 1), Children of Eden (Cain),Sweeney Todd (Beadle). (more...)

Public Theater Announces Third Extension for FUN HOME; Will Run Through 12/29
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2013

Due to increasing demand, The Public Theater announced a third extension for the critically acclaimed world premiere musical FUN HOME, directed by Sam Gold and featuring music by Jeanine Tesori, with book and lyrics by Lisa Kron. Based on Alison Bechdel's graphic novel, FUN HOME will now run through Sunday, December 29. It was originally scheduled to close on November 3. A new block of tickets is on sale now for this critically acclaimed musical and can be purchased by calling (212) 967-7555, www.publictheater.org, or in person at the Taub Box Office at The Public Theater at Astor Place at 425 Lafayette Street. (more...)

Playwright Tony Kushner Set for Q&A at Ridgefield Playhouse Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2013

The prolific screenwriter who wrote Steven Spielberg's film Lincoln will share his outspoken views tonight, November 14, at 7:30 p.m., at The Ridgefield Playhouse. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons' 'WATSON INTELLIGENCE' Begins Previews Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2013

Previews begin this Friday, November 15 at 8PM for the Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) World Premiere production of THE (curious case of the) WATSON INTELLIGENCE, a new play by Madeleine George (The Zero Hour). (more...)

Vital Theatre's PINKALICIOUS to Move to Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Theater, 11/23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2013

The award-winning Vital Theatre Company is pleased to announce its long-running family hit PINKALICIOUS THE MUSICAL will move to the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Theater for performances Saturday, November 23rd, 2013 through Sunday, January 5th, 2014 with a special performance Friday, November 29th at 1:00 PM. (more...)

Court Theatre Presents AN ILIAD Revival, Now thru 12/8
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2013

Court Theatre continues its 2013-2014 season with the revival of the OBIE Award-winning play An Iliad by Denis O'Hare and Lisa Peterson, directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell and starring Timothy Edward Kane. An Iliad will run tonight, November 13 - December 8, 2013 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. (more...)

Public Theater Extends Michael Cerveris & Judy Kuhn-Led FUN HOME Again Through 12/15
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2013

The Public Theater has again extended the world premiere musical FUN HOME, directed by Sam Gold and featuring music by Jeanine Tesori, with book and lyrics by Lisa Kron. Based on Alison Bechdel's graphic novel, FUN HOME began performances on Monday, September 30 and was originally scheduled to close on Sunday, November 3. The musical will now run through December 15. (more...)

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