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Writers' Theatre Announces Fourth Extension of OH COWARD! Now Running Thru 5/16Writers' Theatre Announces Fourth Extension of OH COWARD! Now Running Thru 5/16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2010

Writers' Theatre Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma announce the second extension of Oh Coward!, words and music by Noel Coward, devised by Roderick Cook. The production, which began its run in November 2009 is directed by Jim Corti, with musical direction by Doug Peck. The production has been extended through April 18, 2010, at Writers' Theatre, 664 Vernon Avenue in Glencoe. (more...)

Jerry Seinfeld Live! - Benefit for Reprise Theatre Company, 4/8Jerry Seinfeld Live! - Benefit for Reprise Theatre Company, 4/8
by Michael L. Quintos - Mar 9, 2010

Reprise Theatre Company presents Jerry Seinfeld Live! hosted by Jason Alexander, for one performance only on Thursday, April 8, 2010 at 8:00 pm, at the Saban Theatre, Beverly Hills (formerly the Wilshire Theatre). This extraordinary event will feature the hilarious comedy of Jerry Seinfeld and will reunite him with Reprise's Artistic Director and the evening's host, Jason Alexander. Ticket sales support Reprise and its mission to produce musical theatre and provide arts education programs for underserved members of our community. (more...)

PROMISES, PROMISES' Hayes Comes Out in 'The Advocate'PROMISES, PROMISES' Hayes Comes Out in 'The Advocate'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2010

Sean Hayes, set to make his Broadway debut with Kristin Chenoweth in the revival of PROMISES, PROMISES, talked to 'The Advocate' in a recent interview about his sexual orientation. Hayes, who played the flamboyant Jack McFarland on the popular show 'Will and Grace,' has been somewhat cautious about the topic in the past. (more...)

Cheyenne Jackson Leads ABC's 'It Takes A Village' PilotCheyenne Jackson Leads ABC's 'It Takes A Village' Pilot
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2010

The Hollywood Reporter reveals this morning that stage star and recent 30 Rock alum Cheyenne Jackson will star alongside James Patrick Stuart in ABC's comedy pilot It Takes a Village. The show revolves around exes Karen (played by Leah Remini) and Howard and their new significant others who join forces to raise their 15-year-old boy. Stuart (of Beverly Hills 90210 fame) will play Karen's new husband. Jackson (Xanadu, Finian's Rainbow, 30 Rock), will play Howard's new and first boyfriend. (more...)

North Carolina Theatre's THE FULL MONTY Closes 3/7North Carolina Theatre's THE FULL MONTY Closes 3/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2010

North Carolina Theatre is excited to open its 2010 season with The Full Monty, starring two-time Emmy award-winning actress, Sally Struthers and Raleigh favorite, Ira David Wood III. (more...)

Arena Stage Presents THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZAArena Stage Presents THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2010

Full casting is set for the upcoming Arena Stage musical The Light in the Piazza, book by Craig Lucas, music and lyrics by Adam Guettel, based on the novel by Elizabeth Spencer. (more...)

John W. Engeman Theater at Northport Announces 2010-2011 Season, Tix On Sale 4/9John W. Engeman Theater at Northport Announces 2010-2011 Season, Tix On Sale 4/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2010

The John W. Engeman Theater at Northport is delighted to announce the 2010 - 2011 Season! TICKETS will go ON SALE Friday April 9, 2010 @10AM. SINGLE TICKET PRICE: $60 OR PURCHASE SEASON TICKETS (5 Shows) for as low as $250 and SAVE! (more...)

CABARET, SOUND OF MUSIC & More Part of John W. Engeman Theater' '10-'11 SeasonCABARET, SOUND OF MUSIC & More Part of John W. Engeman Theater' '10-'11 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2010

The John W. Engeman Theater at Northport is delighted to announce the 2010 - 2011 Season! (more...)

BroadwayWorld.com's On This Day - March 3, 2010BroadwayWorld.com's On This Day - March 3, 2010
by - Mar 3, 2010

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 3 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Alan Kitty To Star In MARK TWAIN'S LAST STAND, Previews 5/6Alan Kitty To Star In MARK TWAIN'S LAST STAND, Previews 5/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2010

FIGURASI PRODUCTIONS, in association with the AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION and ROOTS AND WINGS INTERNATIONAL is pleased to present MARK TWAIN'S LAST STAND. In this unique take on Twain, the state of the Economy has induced the Great American Humorist to travel through time and space to offer us a way out of the Recession. (more...)

Camp Bway Launches 15th Season in Concert with Fraser, Howard & More, 4/13Camp Bway Launches 15th Season in Concert with Fraser, Howard & More, 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2010

In a year-long celebration of Broadway tradition, Camp Broadway will kick off its 15th season with performances by luminaries of the New York stage and launch its 2010 program initiatives. A selection of Broadway's treasured compositions, and a debut of original pieces, will be sung by Natalie Douglas (2008 MAC Award Winner, 2008 Nightlife Award Winner), Alison Fraser (THE SECRET GARDEN, GYPSY), Lisa Howard (...SPELLING BEE, SOUTH PACIFIC, 9 TO 5), Kevin Michael Murphy (YouTube's break out star, Craig Stevens), and Michael Winther (33 VARIATIONS, THE CRUCIBLE, MAMMA MIA!, 1776, Damn Yankees), and Camp Broadway Kids from over 30 cities around the country. The concert will take place at the Peter Norton Symphony Space on April 13 at 7:30pm. (more...)

FST Extends SHEAR MADNESS Thru April 18FST 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...)

BroadwayWorld.com's On This Day - March 28, 2010BroadwayWorld.com's On This Day - March 28, 2010
by - Mar 28, 2010

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 28 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM Closes at Reprise Theatre, 3/28A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM Closes at Reprise Theatre, 3/28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2010

Reprise Theatre Company's production of 'A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,' 1962's Tony-Award-winning Best Musical, will play its final performance on March 28 at UCLA's Freud Playhouse. Directed by David Lee, the production's book is by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. (more...)

S.T.A.G.E. Benefit Returns To Luckman Auditorium 5/1S.T.A.G.E. Benefit Returns To Luckman Auditorium 5/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2010

S.T.A.G.E.-the annual Southland Theatre Artists Goodwill Event-marks its 26th presentation with a change in concept and a return to a familiar venue. Rather than its traditional salute to the music of a particular composer, this year's S.T.A.G.E. is entitled ORIGINAL CAST and will feature artists from theater, television and cabaret performing songs they originated in musical productions. (more...)

Bebe Neuwirth to Host Broadway Association Luncheon, 3/25Bebe Neuwirth to Host Broadway Association Luncheon, 3/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2010

Bebe Neuwirth, currently starring on as Morticia in Broadway's soon-to-open The Addams Family, will be Master of Ceremonies for the Broadway Association's Annual Award Luncheon. The event will take place on Thursday, March 25 at the Marriott Marquis. Honorees include: The Actors Fund, Dennis Swanson, and Richard Basini. (more...)

The Walnut Street Theatre Presents FALLEN ANGELSThe Walnut Street Theatre Presents FALLEN ANGELS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2010

The Walnut Street Theatre continues its landmark 201st season with Nol Coward's FALLEN ANGELS. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for March 24th, 2010'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for March 24th, 2010
by Paul W. Thompson - Mar 24, 2010

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. Sondheim/Lloyd Webber Day, 'White Christmas,' The Glenwood, Tom Jones, 'Oh, Boy!,' 'The Original Grease,' more..... (more...)

[title of show] to Make Australian Premiere May 3-15[title of show] to Make Australian Premiere May 3-15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2010

In 2004, two nobodies in New York decided to enter the inaugural New York Music Theatre Festival (NYMF). The problem was, they didn't have a musical. With a deadline set, three weeks later they entered [title of show], named after the first line in the festivals application form. [title of show] is a musical by two guys named Jeff and Hunter about a musical by two guys named Jeff and Hunter. Its very specificity gives [title of show] broad appeal, as it takes a thoroughly unique and comical look at the pleasures and perils of the artistic process. The story (within a story) follows the two writers, and their two best friends, as they make the journey from nobodies - to somebodies. Around the world. (more...)

Augesen, Felciano & More Set For ACT's ROUND AND ROUND THE GARDEN, Opens 5/5Augesen, Felciano & More Set For ACT's ROUND AND ROUND THE GARDEN, Opens 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2010

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) continues its 2009-10 season with famed British theater maker Alan Ayckbourn's hilarious rumination on love and marriage, Round and Round the Garden, directed by Tony Award winner John Rando (Urinetown, The Musical, The Wedding Singer on Broadway; Urinetown, Rich and Famous at A.C.T.). (more...)

DRG Records Set to Release Recording of Jane Krakowski: Live at Feinstein's, 3/23DRG Records Set to Release Recording of Jane Krakowski: Live at Feinstein's, 3/23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2010

DRG Records is releasing a recording of Jane Krakowski's nightclub debut at Feinstein's at Loews Regency. The recording is set to be released on March 23 and will be available in all major online and retail outlets. The show, which played the famed Fienstein's at Lowes Regency from October 6 through October 17, featured songs popularized by female performers who have inspired her such as Anita O'Day, Ann-Margret and Eartha Kitt. (more...)

Carrey & Gyllenhaal-Led 'Damn Yankees' to Address Steroid Use in BaseballCarrey & Gyllenhaal-Led 'Damn Yankees' to Address Steroid Use in Baseball
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2010

Todd Graff, Tony Award nominated actor for his performance in Baby, as well as director of the films Bandslam and Camp, is set to direct the upcoming film of the Broadway musical Damn Yankees. As previously announced, Jim Carrey is attached to play Applegate, while Jake Gyllenhaal is expected to play Joe Hardy. The film will be produced by New Line Cinema and producing team Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, who produced the Academy Award winning film, Chicago. (more...)

Reprise Theatre Company Presents AN INTIMATE EVENING WITH MARVIN HAMLISCH, 3/22Reprise Theatre Company Presents AN INTIMATE EVENING WITH MARVIN HAMLISCH, 3/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2010

Reprise Theatre Company presents An Intimate Evening with Marvin Hamlisch for one performance only on Monday, March 22 at 8:00 pm, at UCLA's Freud Playhouse. (more...)

Bebe Neuwirth to Host Broadway Association Luncheon, 3/25Bebe Neuwirth to Host Broadway Association Luncheon, 3/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2010

Bebe Neuwirth, currently starring on as Morticia in Broadway's soon-to-open The Addams Family, will be Master of Ceremonies for the Broadway Association's Annual Award Luncheon. The event will take place on Thursday, March 25 at the Marriott Marquis. Honorees include: The Actors Fund, Dennis Swanson, and Richard Basini. (more...)

Florida Studio Theatre Extends SHEAR MADNESS Thru March 21Florida 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...)

Hillbarn Theatre Presents Annmarie Martin as Rose in GYPSY, 5/7-5/30Hillbarn Theatre Presents Annmarie Martin as Rose in GYPSY, 5/7-5/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2010

Hillbarn Theatre (Foster City) is pleased to welcome Bay Area resident and Actor's Equity member Annmarie Martin as the legendary Mama Rose in Gypsy, performing May 7 - 30. (more...)

WALKER IN BABYLON Industry Presentation Announces Full CastWALKER IN BABYLON Industry Presentation Announces Full Cast
by Lauren Wolman - Mar 18, 2010

Producing company New Make Do would like to announce the full cast for their industry presentation of WALKER IN BABYLON, a musical immersion experience. Recent additions to the cast include Jared Gertner (...SPELLING BEE, ORDINARY DAYS) and Blake Whyte (WICKED) as Walker Isaac Chariot, along with Caissie Levy (HAIR, WICKED), David Larsen (BILLY ELLIOT, GOOD VIBRATIONS), Asmeret Ghebremichael (LEGALLY BLONDE, SPAMALOT), Jimmy Ray Bennett (Damn Yankees), Donell James Foreman, and recording artist Celisse Henderson. (more...)

Sondheim to Present Hal Prince With O'Neill Theater Center's Monte Cristo Award 4/5Sondheim to Present Hal Prince With O'Neill Theater Center's Monte Cristo Award 4/5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2010

Tom Viertel, Chairman of the Board of the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center, has announced that Stephen Sondheim will present Harold Prince with the organization's Monte Cristo Award at a gala benefit on Monday, April 5, 2010 at Bridgewaters (11 Fulton Street, NYC). (more...)

Raul Esparza Joins Encores! ANYONE CAN WHISTLE with Donna Murphy & Sutton FosterRaul Esparza Joins Encores! ANYONE CAN WHISTLE with Donna Murphy & Sutton Foster
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2010

Ral Esparza, Edward Hibbert, Jeff Blumenkrantz and John Ellison Conlee will join Donna Murphy and Sutton Foster in Stephen Sondheim and Arthur Laurents' Anyone Can Whistle, the final New York City Center Encores! production of the 2009-2010 season. Anyone Can Whistle, running for five performances April 8 - 11, will be directed and choreographed by Casey Nicholaw with musical direction by Rob Berman. (more...)

FST Announces Additional Dates & Special Performance of SHEAR MADNESSFST 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...)

Grisetti, O'Hurley Star In Freud Playhouse's HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS... 5/11-23Grisetti, O'Hurley Star In Freud Playhouse's HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS... 5/11-23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2010

Marcia Milgrom Dodge, whose critically acclaimed production of 'Ragtime' transferred from the Kennedy Center to Broadway last fall and is nominated for six Helen Hayes Awards, will direct and choreograph the Reprise Theatre Company production of the 1962 Pulitzer Prize winner 'How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.' (more...)

The Walnut Street Theatre's FALLEN ANGELS Begins Previews 3/16The Walnut Street Theatre's FALLEN ANGELS Begins Previews 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2010

The Walnut Street Theatre continues its landmark 201st season with Nol Coward's FALLEN ANGELS. (more...)

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Set for Cabrillo Music Theatre, 4/23-5/2LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Set for Cabrillo Music Theatre, 4/23-5/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2010

A tuneful, funny musical score meets a giant man-eating plant when Cabrillo Music Theatre's production of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS devours the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. One of the longest-running Off-Broadway shows of all time, with a hit movie and a Broadway revival to its credit, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS takes root on Friday, April 23rd, 2010, and blossoms until Sunday, May 2nd. Locally produced exclusively for Southern California audiences, performances take place at the 1,800-seat Kavli Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, located at 2100 Thousand Oaks Boulevard in Thousand Oaks. (more...)

Florida Studio Theatre Extends SHEAR MADNESS Thru March 21Florida 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...)

Kaye, McGillin, Baldwin Set For NEW YORK FESTIVAL OF SONG 2010 GALAKaye, McGillin, Baldwin Set For NEW YORK FESTIVAL OF SONG 2010 GALA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2010

New York Festival Of Song (NYFOS, www.nyfos.org), recently acclaimed by TimeOut New York for its 'A-list artistry,' will present its 2010 Gala, Let Yourself Go, a celebration of the rich musical legacy of America's foremost composer/lyricist, Irving Berlin, on Monday April 12 at 7 PM at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, 154 West 57th Street, New York City. (more...)

Florida Studio Theatre Presents SHEAR MADNESSFlorida 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...)

NewMusicalTheatre.com Launches Jeff Blumenkrantz Catalogue Today, 3/12NewMusicalTheatre.com Launches Jeff Blumenkrantz Catalogue Today, 3/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2010

NewMusicalTheatre.com, the first website ever exclusively devoted to selling sheet music by musical theater writers, launches Tony-nominated Jeff Blumenkrantz's sheet music catalogue today. Over the course of the next several weeks and leading up to an April launch concert, NewMusicalTheatre.com will be adding a new writer to the site every Friday. (more...)

FST Announces Additional Dates & Special Performance of SHEAR MADNESSFST 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...)

Donna Murphy to Star with Sutton Foster in ANYONE CAN WHISTLE at Encores!Donna Murphy to Star with Sutton Foster in ANYONE CAN WHISTLE at Encores!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2010

Tony Award winner Donna Murphy will join Sutton Foster in Stephen Sondheim and Arthur Laurents' Anyone Can Whistle in the final New York City Center Encores! production of the 2009-2010 season. Ms. Murphy will play Mayor Cora Hoover Hooper, the role originated by Angela Lansbury. Anyone Can Whistle, running for five performances April 8 - 11, will be directed and choreographed by Casey Nicholaw with musical direction by Rob Berman. (more...)

'Broadway Talks' at 92Y Welcomes Liev Schreiber, 3/1'Broadway Talks' at 92Y Welcomes Liev Schreiber, 3/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2010

92nd Street Y and Jujamcyn Theaters will present a series of conversations entitled 'Broadway Talks,' featuring some of today's biggest Broadway stars, throughout the spring. The talks will be held as one-on-one conversations with Jujamcyn President, Jordan Roth, and will take place on four separate occasions from March to May. Currently scheduled for talks are Liev Schrieber, Nathan Lane, Laura Linney, and Sean Hayes. (more...)

Ryan Landry Unmasks 'Phantom of the Oprah'
by Nancy Grossman - Feb 28, 2010

The Gold Dust Orphans present international singing sensation Miss Varla Jean Merman in mash up of Broadway and daytime television (more...)

Kohl, Pew, Parlato, Denman & More Star In Pioneer Theatre Company's 42ND STREET 4/23 - 5/8Kohl, Pew, Parlato, Denman & More Star In Pioneer Theatre Company's 42ND STREET 4/23 - 5/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2010

Pioneer Theatre Company presents its season finale 42ND STREET, April 23rd through May 8th, 2010. (more...)

Jerry Seinfeld Live! - Benefit for Reprise Theatre Company, 4/8Jerry Seinfeld Live! - Benefit for Reprise Theatre Company, 4/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2010

Reprise Theatre Company presents Jerry Seinfeld Live! hosted by Jason Alexander, for one performance only on Thursday, April 8, 2010 at 8:00 pm, at the Saban Theatre, Beverly Hills (formerly the Wilshire Theatre). This extraordinary event will feature the hilarious comedy of Jerry Seinfeld and will reunite him with Reprise's Artistic Director and the evening's host, Jason Alexander. Ticket sales support Reprise and its mission to produce musical theatre and provide arts education programs for underserved members of our community. (more...)

SHEAR MADNESS To Close At Florida Studio Theatre 4/18SHEAR 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...)

Photo Coverage: Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center Honor Hal Prince with Monte Cristo AwardPhoto Coverage: Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center Honor Hal Prince with Monte Cristo Award
by Peter James Zielinski - Apr 6, 2010

Tom Viertel, Chairman of the Board of the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center, has announced that Stephen Sondheim will present Harold Prince with the organization's Monte Cristo Award at a gala benefit on Monday, April 5, 2010 at Bridgewaters. The Award, given annually in recognition of a distinguished career exemplifying Eugene O'Neill's pioneering spirit and standard of excellence, has previously been presented to Kevin Spacey, Neil Simon, Jason Robards, Jr., Edward Albee, August Wilson, Zoe Caldwell, Brian Dennehy, Karl Malden, Arthur and Barbara Gelb, and Wendy Wasserstein. (more...)

Kohl, Marcus et al. Join Patinkin, Baldwin, Opel in PARADISE FOUND; Rehearsals Start 5th April; Opens 19th MayKohl, Marcus et al. Join Patinkin, Baldwin, Opel in PARADISE FOUND; Rehearsals Start 5th April; Opens 19th May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2010

Rehearsals begin today, Monday, April 5 for the World Premiere production of PARADISE FOUND, a new musical under the combined direction of Theater legend and 21-time Tony Award winner Harold Prince (the original productions of Cabaret, Sweeney Todd, A Little Night Music, The Phantom of the Opera, Company, Follies, Evita) and 5-time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman (Crazy For You, Show Boat, The Producers, Contact). This is their first collaboration since the landmark, Tony Award-winning revival of Show Boat. Following the New York rehearsal period, the production will open at London's acclaimed Menier Chocolate Factory with performances running May 19 through June 26. (more...)

Harold Prince to Receive O'Neill Monte Cristo Award 4/5, Sondheim To PresentHarold Prince to Receive O'Neill Monte Cristo Award 4/5, Sondheim To Present
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2010

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center will present its annual Monte Cristo Award to legendary Broadway producer and director Harold Prince, in recognition of his monumental achievements and contributions to the American and international theater community. (more...)

Donna Murphy Talks WHISTLE and Upcoming Disney FilmDonna Murphy Talks WHISTLE and Upcoming Disney Film
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2010

Donna Murphy, star of the upcoming production of ANYONE CAN WHISTLE at City Center, recently sat down with the New York Daily News to discuss her feeling on the production and her upcoming Disney film. (more...)

Photo Flash: ANYONE CAN WHISTLE Promo Shots Released!Photo Flash: ANYONE CAN WHISTLE Promo Shots Released!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2010

Donna Murphy, Sutton Foster and Ral Esparza will star in Stephen Sondheim and Arthur Laurents' Anyone Can Whistle, the final New York City Center Encores! production of the 2009-2010 season. Anyone Can Whistle, running for five performances April 8 - 11, will be directed and choreographed by Casey Nicholaw with musical direction by Rob Berman. (more...)

BWW TV: Krakowski Mentors Children for 'Garden of Dreams' Talent ShowBWW TV: Krakowski Mentors Children for 'Garden of Dreams' Talent Show
by Jessica Lewis - Apr 1, 2010

Last week, rehearsals began for the upcoming Garden of Dreams Spring Talent Show, which will be held on April 28 at Radio City Music Hall and hosted by Whoopie Goldberg. Special guest Jane Krakwoski led the rehearsal with the kids along with the Radio City Rockettes, providing tips advice and comments on how to improve their technique, in dance and singing numbers, and how to find confidence in their own performance abilities. BroadwayWorld was on hand, and spoke with Jane about her experience with Garden of Dreams, where she finds her own inspiration, and when she might be returning to the stage. (more...)

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