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Steppenwolf for Young Adults Announces 2012/13 Season: THE BOOK THIEF and More
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2012

Steppenwolf for Young Adults (SYA) today announced two world premieres as part of its 2012/13 Season: The Book Thief, based on the novel by Markus Zusak, adapted by Heidi Stillman, directed by Hallie Gordon; and Oral Histories, collected from across the city by DePaul University students, curated and written by Miles Harvey (director to be announced at a later date). (more...)

THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES to Open Penguin Rep's Season, 5/18
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2012

The Hound of the Baskervilles, a comedy adapted by Steven Canny and John Nicholson from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's celebrated Sherlock Holmes mystery, opens Penguin Rep Theatre's 2012 season Friday, May 18. (more...)

New Haarlem Arts Theatre Sets Second Season: MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM, SWEET CHARITY and More
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2012

This summer, New Haarlem Arts Theatre (NHAT), the professional theater company of City College of New York (CCNY), has expanded its programming and will present mainstage productions of 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom' and 'Sweet Charity,' as well as a show for young audiences and a readings series. The theater, led by Eugene Nesmith, is entering its second season and will again be in residence at Aaron Davis Hall, located at W. 135th Street and Convent Avenue, Manhattan (Hamilton Heights). (more...)

Harry Bouvy to Star in Staged Reading of ON THE TREETOP by Jay Russell on 6/18
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2012

Jay Russell and Adam Fitzgerald have announced two upcoming staged readings of ON THE TREETOP (by Jay Russell) on Monday, June 18th at 3:30 PM and 6:30 PM at the Alvin Ailey Studios. The facility is located at 405 West 55th Street (at 9th Avenue). The reading is an invited presentation. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Just in Time for the Opening of The Wedding Singer, TRAVIS KENDRICK's Friday Five
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 25, 2012

Today, the spotlight falls upon Travis Kendrick, who continues his run as one of the go-to guys at Clarksville's Roxy Regional Theatre in The Wedding Singer, opening tonight. Coming up for Travis is the role of Chachi in Happy Days, which will close the company's 2011-2012 season. Not only an actor, Travis is also a certified yoga instructor, teaching classes around Clarksville and at the Roxy, and he's choreographer of note, having choreographed Just Another High School Musical at Clarksville's Northeast High School, Gallantry for Austin Peay State University Opera and he'll be doing a number for The Roxy's 101 Dalmatians the Musical later this year. (more...)

Culver City Public Theatre's Upcoming Season Will Include THE ODYSSEY, A SERVANT TO TWO MASTERS and More
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2012

Culver City Public Theatre (CCPT) announces its 14th season of summer shows in Dr. Paul Carlson Park for families and theatre fans of all ages. All performances are open to the public and free. Founded in 1998, CCPT (a donation and grant supported 501c3 non-profit) is a member of the American Association of Community Theatres (AACT). (more...)

Circle Theatre Opens Chicago Premiere of WHEN THE RAIN STOPS FALLING Tonight, 5/2
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2012

When the Rain Stops Falling is a heartbreaking story of a journey across time where the acts of the past prove devastating to the next generation. Spanning 1959 to 2039 and featuring four generations of a family, the play was named Time Magazine's Best New Play of 2010, Circle stages the Chicago Premiere of When the Rain Stops Falling. (more...)

THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES Opens Penguin Rep's Season Tonight, 5/18
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2012

The Hound of the Baskervilles, a comedy adapted by Steven Canny and John Nicholson from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's celebrated Sherlock Holmes mystery, opens Penguin Rep Theatre's 2012 season tonight, May 18. (more...)

Breaking News: Brooke Shields & Richard Chamberlain to Star in Premiere of THE EXORCIST at Geffen Playhouse; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW - May 17, 2012

Stage and screen stars Brooke Shields and Richard Chamberlain will take on the iconic roles of Chris MacNeil and Father Merrin in playwright John Pielmeier's world premiere of The Exorcist at the Geffen Playhouse. Helmed by acclaimed director John Doyle, who won a Tony Award for his striking reimagining of Sweeney Todd, this stage adaptation of William Peter Blatty's famous 1971 novel transforms the unsettling battles of good versus evil, faith versus fact and ego versus ethos into a uniquely theatrical experience as sophisticated as it is suspenseful. (more...)

Confirmed: Julian Ovenden-Led FINDING NEVERLAND to Premiere at UK's Curve Theatre, Sept. 21 - Oct. 18
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2012

As previously reported, Julian Ovenden will star in a new musical version of the film Finding Neverland, which starred Johnny Depp and Kate Winslet and followed the the story of J.M. Barrie's inspiration for his famous children's book, Peter Pan. (more...)

Photo Flash: Kansas City Rep's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2012

Kansas City Repertory Theatre, under the artistic leadership of Eric Rosen, closes its 2011-12 season with a professional production of the popular musical Little Shop of Horrors; book and lyrics by Howard Ashman, music by Alan Menken, based on the film by Roger Corman, screenplay by Charles Griffith. Kyle Hatley directs. Little Shop of Horrors runs now through May 20 at the Rep's Copaken Stage. See photos from the production below! (more...)

Odyssey Theatre and Evidence Room Present IVANOV, 4/14-15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2012

Award-winning director Bart DeLorenzo returns to the Odyssey to direct an exuberant and burlesque-spirited version of Anton Chekhov's Ivanov, the story of a once idealistic man turned apathetic from a life going terribly, terribly wrong. DeLorenzo plans a fresh approach to this little-known classic -- no birch trees, samovars, or wicker furniture - in a riotous production that promises to be ridiculous, soulful, and sexy. An Odyssey Theatre and Evidence Room co-production. (more...)

Lookingglass Theatre Extends CASCABEL Through April 29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2012

Lookingglass Theatre, Frontera Grill and Silverguy Entertainment announce additional performances of Rick Bayless in Cascabel: Dinner - Daring - Desire, a theatrical adventure featuring a feast, circus acts, and a love story starring celebrity chef Rick Bayless. The culinary and theatrical experience has been extended an additional week, through April 29, 2012, at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works. (more...)

Writers¬' Theatre's Production of Harold Pinter¬'s The Caretaker Closes
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2012

Writers' Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, continues its 20th Anniversary Season with The Caretaker by Harold Pinter, directed by Ron OJ Parson. (more...)

Michael James Leslie, Ashley Blanchet to Star in Kansas City Rep's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2012

Kansas City Repertory Theatre has announced the cast for Little Shop of Horrors, its final production of the 2011-12 season. The Rep's Associate Artistic Director Kyle Hatley will direct. He has also directed the Rep's productions of Circle Mirror Transformation, A Christmas Carol, The Borderland, Nathan Louis Jackson's Broke-ology, and he has appeared in The Whipping Man and The Glass Menagerie at the Rep. Hatley is a noted writer and director for the Kansas City Fringe Festival and is artistic director and co-founder of Chatterbox Audio Theater. (more...)

Photo Flash: Theatre Seven's EXIT, PURSUED BY A BEAR
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2012

Theatre Seven of Chicago, recipient of Broadway In Chicago's 2012 Emerging Theater Award, presents the Chicago premiere of EXIT, PURSUED BY A BEAR by Lauren Gunderson. Check out photos below! (more...)

CSC to Present HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES, Beg. 7/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2012

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company is delighted to present the regional premiere of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES adapted by Steve Canny. (more...)

Evan Zes Joins MAN AND SUPERMAN at Irish Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2012

Evan Zes to join The Irish Repertory Theatre and Gingold Theatrical Group's co-production of George Bernard Shaw's comedic masterpiece. (more...)

Evan Zes to Join MAN AND SUPERMAN at Irish Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2012

Evan Zes to join The Irish Repertory Theatre and Gingold Theatrical Group's co-production of George Bernard Shaw's comedic masterpiece. (more...)

Harry Bouvy Stars in Staged Reading of ON THE TREETOP Today, 6/18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2012

Jay Russell and Adam Fitzgerald announced two staged readings of ON THE TREETOP (by Jay Russell) today, June 18th at 3:30 PM and 6:30 PM at the Alvin Ailey Studios. The facility is located at 405 West 55th Street (at 9th Avenue). The reading is an invited presentation. (more...)

RAGTIME's Rosalie Craig to Join FINDING NEVERLAND
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2012

According to the Daily Mail, RAGTIME's Rosalie Craig will join the new stage musical Finding Neverland, about J.M. Barrie's encounter with the Lewelyn Davies family, which inspired him to write Peter Pan. (more...)

Kumu Kahua Theatre Presents SATURDAY NIGHT AT THE PAHALA THEATRE, 7/19-8/5
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2012

Kumu Kahua Theatre brings back one of American fiction's most distinct voices in an adaptation of Lois-Ann Yamanaka's Saturday Night at the Pahala Theatre. (more...)

Boston Court and Furious Theatre Announce Co-Production of THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR, Opening 7/28
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2012

The Theatre @ Boston Court and Furious Theatre Company present 'The Government Inspector," a World Premiere adaptation of Nikolai Gogol's "The Government Inspector" adapted by, and original songs by Oded Gross, directed by Stefan Novinksi. The play opens July 28 on the Main Stage at Boston Court Performing Arts Center, 70 North Mentor Avenue. (more...)

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival Opens KING JOHN Tonight, 7/26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2012

The final play of the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's 21st season, King John, opens tonight, July 26 in the Schubert Theatre, running through August 5, 2012. (more...)

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival Opens KING JOHN, 7/26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2012

The final play of the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's 21st season, King John, previews July 25 and opens July 26 in the Schubert Theatre, running through August 5, 2012. (more...)

CSC Opens HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES Tonight, 7/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2012

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company is delighted to present the regional premiere of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES adapted by Steve Canny. (more...)

Kumu Kahua Theatre Presents SATURDAY NIGHT AT THE PAHALA THEATRE, Now thru 8/5
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2012

Kumu Kahua Theatre brings back one of American fiction's most distinct voices in an adaptation of Lois-Ann Yamanaka's Saturday Night at the Pahala Theatre. (more...)

Lyric Opera of Chicago to Present OKLAHOMA! in 2013
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2012

Anthony Freud, general director of Lyric Opera of Chicago, announced today the creative team and performance dates for Oklahoma! The classic American musical by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II will receive its Lyric Opera premiere in May 2013, following the company's regular opera season. (more...)

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre Presents A THOUSAND CLOWNS, 8/9-26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2012

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (MCT) opens the 2012-2013 theatre season with the comic chestnut A THOUSAND CLOWNS by Herb Gardner, August 9-26, 2011 Milwaukee theatre favorite Jonathan West makes his MCT main stage directing debut with this classic from 1962. A THOUSAND CLOWNS performs in the Broadway Theatre Center's Cabot Theatre in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward. (more...)

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre Presents A THOUSAND CLOWNS, Now thru 8/26
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2012

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (MCT) opens the 2012-2013 theatre season with the comic chestnut A THOUSAND CLOWNS by Herb Gardner tonight, August 9 through August 26, 2011 Milwaukee theatre favorite Jonathan West makes his MCT main stage directing debut with this classic from 1962. A THOUSAND CLOWNS performs in the Broadway Theatre Center's Cabot Theatre in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward. (more...)

Kumu Kahua Theatre Presents SATURDAY NIGHT AT THE PAHALA THEATRE, 7/19-8/5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2012

Kumu Kahua Theatre brings back one of American fiction's most distinct voices in an adaptation of Lois-Ann Yamanaka's Saturday Night at the Pahala Theatre. (more...)

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival Opens KING JOHN, 7/26
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2012

The final play of the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's 21st season, King John, previews July 25 and opens July 26 in the Schubert Theatre, running through August 5, 2012. (more...)

GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL Opens in the Rep's Stackner Cabaret Tonight, 8/26
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2012

Milwaukee Repertory Theater's 2012/13 Season kicks off with the wacky, award-winning musical comedy, Gutenberg! The Musical! The play is written by Scott Brown and Anthony King with original Music Direction and Arrangements by T. O. Sterrett. and will be directed by Rep Associate Artist Laura Gordon, who directed last season's delightful production of In the Next Room or the vibrator play. Gutenberg! The Musical! features comedic actor and Rep Associate Artist Gerard Neugent, former Milwaukee Rep Acting Intern Eric Damon Smith and frequent Rep collaborator Musical Director/Pianist Paul Helm. Gutenberg! The Musical runs in the Stackner Cabaret from August 24 - October 14, and opens tonight, August 26. (more...)

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre Presents A THOUSAND CLOWNS, 8/9-26
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2012

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (MCT) opens the 2012-2013 theatre season with the comic chestnut A THOUSAND CLOWNS by Herb Gardner, August 9-26, 2011 Milwaukee theatre favorite Jonathan West makes his MCT main stage directing debut with this classic from 1962. A THOUSAND CLOWNS performs in the Broadway Theatre Center's Cabot Theatre in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward. (more...)

AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS and More Set for International City Theatre's 2013 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2012

Adventure. Music. Intimacy. Art. Mischief. International City Theatre announces five exhilarating plays for 2013 with characters that are as passionate as they are intriguing. (more...)

GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL to Open in the Rep's Stackner Cabaret, 8/26
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2012

Milwaukee Repertory Theater's 2012/13 Season kicks off with the wacky, award-winning musical comedy, Gutenberg! The Musical! Two men, one pianist, thirty baseball caps - and one massively misguided dream! In 1450, in Mainz, Germany, Johann Gutenberg invented the printing press; in 2012, in Nutley, New Jersey, Bud and Doug wrote a big, splashy musical about him, the evil monk trying to stop him and the beautiful girl who loved him. They may not have a cast, an orchestra or a clue, but with an unending supply of enthusiasm, they're pitching their hilarious, 16-song epic to Broadway producers who just might fulfill their bright-eyed ambitions! The play is written by Scott Brown and Anthony King with original Music Direction and Arrangements by T. O. Sterrett. and will be directed by Rep Associate Artist Laura Gordon, who directed last season's delightful production of In the Next Room or the vibrator play. Gutenberg! The Musical! features comedic actor and Rep Associate Artist Gerard Neugent, former Milwaukee Rep Acting Intern Eric Damon Smith and frequent Rep collaborator Musical Director/Pianist Paul Helm. Gutenberg! The Musical runs in the Stackner Cabaret from August 24 - October 14, and opens Sunday, August 26. (more...)

AROUND THE WORLD Plays Stage West Beginning Tonight, 8/23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2012

A daring bank robbery! A runaway train! A princess in danger! A raging typhoon! These are just a few of the ingredients which make up the inspired silliness of Mark Brown's stage adaptation of the Jules Verne classic Around the World in 80 Days, beginning its run at Fort Worth's Stage West tonight, August 23. (more...)

Victory Gardens Theater Presents EQUIVOCATION, 9/14-10/14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2012

Victory Gardens opens its 2012-13 season with the Chicago Premiere of Equivocation, written by Bill Cain and directed by Sean Graney. The production runs September 14 - October 14, 2012 at the Victory Gardens Biograph Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue in Lincoln Park. The Press Opening is Monday, September 24, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

MAD MEN's Vincent Kartheiser and More Set for San Jose Rep's THE DEATH OF THE NOVEL; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2012

On hiatus from the AMC smash hit Mad Men, Vincent Kartheiser comes to the Bay Area to lead a vibrant cast in San Jose Rep's world premiere of the Jonathan Marc Feldman drama The Death of the Novel, directed by Rick Lombardo.The cast also includes Vaishnavi Sharma (Sheba), Patrick Jones, Zarah Mahler and Amy Pietz. Pietz is well-known to TV audiences for her roles in The Office, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Burn Notice, Nip/Tuck, The Closer and Private Practice. (more...)

Peter Maloney, Johnny Wu and More Set for La Jolla Playhouse's GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2012

La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for its upcoming production of David Mamet's Pulitzer Prize-winning Glengarry Glen Ross, directed by Playhouse Artistic Director Christopher Ashley, running September 18 - October 21, 2012 in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre. (more...)

AROUND THE WORLD Plays Stage West Beginning 8/23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2012

A daring bank robbery! A runaway train! A princess in danger! A raging typhoon! These are just a few of the ingredients which make up the inspired silliness of Mark Brown's stage adaptation of the Jules Verne classic Around the World in 80 Days, beginning its run at Fort Worth's Stage West on Thursday, August 23. (more...)

Julian Ovenden to Star in FINDING NEVERLAND Musical in UK
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2012

The Daily Mail UK reports that Julian Ovenden will star in a musical version of the film Finding Neverland, which starred Johhny Depp and Kate Winslet and followed the the story of J.M. Barrie's inspiration for his famous children's book, Peter Pan. (more...)

Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival's Upcoming Season to Include LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST, THE 39 STEPS and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2012

Terry O'Brien, Founding Artistic Director of the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, has announced the 2012 season that will run from mid-June through Labor Day weekend. (more...)

Pittsburgh Public Theater Presents AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS, 4/12-5/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2012

The Pittsburgh Public Theater presents Mark Brown's adaptation of Around the World in 80 Days, the classic story by Jules Verne. Tony-nominated director Marcia Milgrom Dodge will stage this entertaining adventure that runs April 12 - May 13, 2012 at the O'Reilly Theater, Pittsburgh Public Theater's home in the heart of Downtown's Cultural District. (more...)

END OF THE RAINBOW Opens Tonight at the Belasco
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2012

The Broadway production of END OF THE RAINBOW will open tonight, April 2, at the Belasco Theatre. Michael Cumpsty, Tom Pelphrey and Jay Russell join two-time Oliver Award-winner Tracie Bennett in Peter Quilter's acclaimed play about the legendary Judy Garland, directed by the Tony Award winning Terry Johnson. (more...)

Northlight Theatre Ends Run of TEN CHIMNEYS, 4/15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2012

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents Ten Chimneys by Jeffrey Hatcher, directed by Artistic Director BJ Jones. The production runsMarch 9 - April 15, 2012 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd. The press opening is on Friday, March 16, 2012. (more...)

Woodstock School Closes AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS
by Sally Henry - Apr 15, 2012

The Woodstock International School's Drama Program presents Mark Brown's AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 Days April 13-15, directed by the school's drama instructor and former professional Atlanta actress Bethany (Irby) Okie. (more...)

Woodstock School Presents AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS 4/13-15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2012

The Woodstock International School's Drama Program presents Mark Brown's AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 Days April 13-15, directed by the school's drama instructor and former professional Atlanta actress Bethany (Irby) Okie. (more...)

Odyssey Theatre and Evidence Room Present IVANOV, 4/14-15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2012

Award-winning director Bart DeLorenzo returns to the Odyssey to direct an exuberant and burlesque-spirited version of Anton Chekhov's Ivanov, the story of a once idealistic man turned apathetic from a life going terribly, terribly wrong. DeLorenzo plans a fresh approach to this little-known classic -- no birch trees, samovars, or wicker furniture - in a riotous production that promises to be ridiculous, soulful, and sexy. An Odyssey Theatre and Evidence Room co-production. (more...)

KC Rep Presents LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, 4/20-5/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2012

Kansas City Repertory Theatre, under the artistic leadership of Eric Rosen, closes its 2011-12 season with a professional production of the popular musical Little Shop of Horrors; book and lyrics by Howard Ashman, music by Alan Menken, based on the film by Roger Corman, screenplay by Charles Griffith. Kyle Hatley directs. Little Shop of Horrors runs April 20 - May 20 at the Rep's Copaken Stage. (more...)

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