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Luker, Von Essen, Cavenaugh, Balgord & More to Star in DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY; Previews Start June 10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2011

Roundabout Theatre Company announced the full company of the new musical Death Takes A Holiday, with a book by Peter Stone & Thomas Meehan, music & lyrics by Maury Yeston, directed by Doug Hughes. The cast will include Linda Balgord (Contessa Danielli), Matt Cavenaugh (Eric Fenton), Mara Davi (Alice), Joy Hermalyn (Cora), Jay Jaski (Lorenzo), Simon Jones (Dr. Dario Albione), Rebecca Luker (Duchess Lamberti), Patricia Noonan (Sophia), Julian Ovenden (Prince Sirki / Death), Jill Paice (Grazia), Michael Siberry (Duke Lamberti), Alexandra Socha (Daisy Fenton), Don Stephenson (Fidele), Max Von Essen (Corrado Montelli). (more...)

THE EMPEROR'S NEW CODPIECE Plays Laurie Beechman Theater 6/10-7/15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2011

Drag Star Puts the 'Fairy' in Fairytale Stage Adaptation THE EMPEROR'S NEW CODPIECE June 10 - July 15 at The Laurie Beechman Theater (more...)

Eric Michael Gillett Reopens CAST OF THOUSANDS At Laurie Beechman 6/10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2011

Award-Winning vocalist ERIC MICHAEL GILLETT will bring CAST OF THOUSANDS: Gillett Sings Carnelia to the Laurie Beechman Theatre, Friday, June 10, Wednesdays, June 22 & 29 & Mondays, July 11 & 18, all at 7pm. (more...)

Noho Arts Presents DEPARTURES, Opens June 10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2011

The multi-award-winning NoHo Arts Center Ensemble (NoHo ACE) presents a newly revised version of the play developed by the company, DEPARTURES, written by Michael Catlin, Effie Hortis, Jim Lunsford, James J. Mellon, Duane Poole, Penelope Richards, Jed Schlanger and Mark Wyrick, and directed by James J. Mellon. (more...)

Chad Kimball to Celebrate WEST SIDE STORY at Drama Book Shop, 6/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2011

Broadway stars Chad Kimball and Sandy Bainum sing songs from West Side Story and Misha Berson, author of Something's Coming, Something Good, discusses this extraordinary musical. (more...)

SDC Files Aribitration Against SPIDER-MAN Production for Royalty Payment Failure on Behalf of Julie Taymor
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2011

On June 9, 2011, the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC) formally filed an arbitration claim against Spider-Man Broadway, LLC, the Producer of 'Spider-Man/Turn Off the Dark' (the 'Producer'), for failure to pay royalties to the Director Julie Taymor. (more...)

Signature Theatre Company to Launch Signature Center in February 2012 with Athol Fugard in Residence
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2011

Signature Theatre Company (Founding Artistic Director James Houghton; Executive Director Erika Mallin), will launch the theatre's new home, Signature Center, with Athol Fugard as its inaugural Residency One playwright. Residency One is Signature's core one year playwright-in-residence program that produces a series of plays from the body of work of one accomplished writer. Throughout the season, Signature will explore the works of Fugard, the South African playwright, director and actor, who will also be honored with a special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement at the Tony Awards this Sunday, June 12. (more...)

FOREVER PLAID Opens Moonlight Stage Productions' Summer Season 6/15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2011

Sparky, Jinx, Smudge and Frankie are returning from the great beyond in the heavenly and hilarious musical Forever Plaid opening the 31st Summer Season at the Moonlight Amphitheatre from June 15 through July 2 at 8:00 pm. (more...)

Cady Huffman, Meg Bussert, Lisa Brescia Join UNSUNG MENKEN Concert, 6/19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2011

Tony Award-winner Cady Huffman, Tony Award-nominee Meg Bussert, Lisa Brescia, Jeremy Morse, and Molly Hager will round out the roster of performers singing Unsung Menken at The Laurie Beechman Theatre. They join the previously announced Badia Farha, Tony Award-winner Debbie Shapiro Gravitte, Joe Iconis, Jeremy Jordan, Liz Larsen, Jack Noseworthy, and Leenya Rideout. The one-night-only concert will feature the hidden gems from the catalogue of one of the most popular film and theatre composers of the previous generation. (more...)

Billy Eichner, Cole Escola, et al. Set for YOU LIKE ME at Laurie Beechman, 6/9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2011

After premiering in February on the eve of the Academy Awards, the show that BroadwayRadio described as 'BEYOND HILARIOUS' and 'ABSOLUTELY HYSTERICAL' returns just in time for Tony weekend. (more...)

THE BOYS UPSTAIRS Plays Laurie Beechman Theatre June 9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2011

Sex, Dating, Friendship, and all the blurry lines in between - THE BOYS UPSTAIRS is a New York story that invites you upstairs to the fabulous living room of three best friends in Hells Kitchen who handle relationships, careers, and the city with style, scandal, and specialty cocktails! (more...)

The Town Hall Presents Easy To Love June 9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2011

On what would have been Cole Porters 120th Birthday, The Town Hall (123 West 43 Street), Times Square's landmark concert venue, will present Easy To Love: Andrea Marcovicci and Jeff Harnar Sing Cole Porter, on Thursday, June 9, at 8:00 P.M. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at New Group/ Tectonic Theatre's ONE ARM
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2011

The New Group and Tectonic Theater Project proudly present One Arm, set to play May 19 - July 2 in a limited Off-Broadway engagement marking a New York premiere. Based on a short story and unproduced screenplay by Tennessee Williams, One Arm is adapted for the stage and directed by Moisés Kaufman. Official Opening Night is slated for Thursday, June 9 at 7:00 PM at The New Group @ Theatre Row. (more...)

TriArts Sharon Playhouse Announces 2011 Readings and Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2011

TriArts Sharon Playhouse (Sharon, CT) is pleased to announce their 2011 New Works Readings and Concerts. (more...)

Lisa Helmi Johanson & Lucia Spina Join David Levinson's Bringing Voices To Light Benefit at Laurie Beechman, 6/13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2011

Bringing Voices to Light A Benefit Concert to Support Global Internet Access will be presented at the Laurie Beechman Theatre on Monday, June 13th at 7PM. (more...)

PS Classics To Record Original Cast Album Of LCT's A MINISTERÂ'S WIFE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2011

Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Andre Bishop, Artistic Director, and Bernard Gersten, Executive Producer) has announced that PS Classics, the label dedicated to the heritage of Broadway and American popular song, will record the original cast album of its current production of the musical A MINISTER'S WIFE. (more...)

Photo Flash: MEMPHIS Kicks Off Bryant Park 2011!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2011

On Monday, June 6, Broadway in Bryant Park presented by 106.7 Life FM hosted a kickoff event to announce the summer line up for 2011. The event featured live performances from the 2010 Tony Award Winning Musical Memphis including hits: 'Music of My Soul', 'Colored Woman', 'Memphis Lives in Me', 'Love Will Stand' and 'Steal You Rock and Roll' from Memphis cast members. Check out photos from the event below! (more...)

Photo Flash: THE SHAGGS Opens at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2011

Playwrights Horizons (Artistic Director, Tim Sanford; Managing Director, Leslie Marcus) and New York Theatre Workshop (Artistic Director, James C. Nicola; Managing Director, William Russo) just opened THE SHAGGS: PHILOSOPHY OF THE WORLD, a new musical with book by Joy Gregory; music by Gunnar Madsen; lyrics by Ms. Gregory and Mr. Madsen; and story by Ms. Gregory, Mr. Madsen and John Langs. Directed by Mr. Langs, the limited engagement will play through Sunday, July 3 at Playwrights Horizons Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Town Hall Celebrates Cole Porter With EASY TO LOVE 6/9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2011

The Town Hall (123 West 43 Street), Times Square's landmark concert venue, will present 'Easy To Love: Andrea Marcovicci and Jeff Harnar Sing Cole Porter' on Thursday, June 9, 2011 at 8:00 P.M. (more...)

Nancye Hayes, Toni Lammond & Jill Perryman Announced as Recipients of the J C Williamson Award
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2011

Live Performance Australia (LPA) today announced that the recipients of the prestigious JC Williamson AwardTM, to be presented at the 2011 Helpmann Awards®, are Nancye Hayes OAM, Toni Lammond AM and Jill Perryman AM MBE. (more...)

NMST Opens Season with MY FAIR LADY, 6/7-19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2011

Bill Hanney's all new North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) opens its 2011 season with the classic Broadway smash hit musical, MY FAIR LADY playing from June 7 - 19. Press night is scheduled for Wednesday, June 8 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

SPHINX WINX Ends Off-Broadway Run, 6/19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2011

The Off-Broadway musical THE SPHINX WINX, a musical comedy misinterpretation of the classic love triangle between Cleopatra, Julius Caesar and Marc Antony, will play its final performance at Theatre Row's Beckett Theatre (410 West 42nd Street) in Manhattan on Sunday, June 19, it has been announced by the show's producers Tifft Productions. (more...)

Final Week of Performances Begin for The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2011

Tony Kushner's THE INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDE TO CAPITALISM AND SOCIALISM WITH A KEY TO THE SCRIPTURES presented by The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Interim Executive Director Joey Parnes) and Signature Theatre Company (Founding Artistic Director James Houghton; Executive Director Erika Mallin) in association with the Guthrie Theater (Joe Dowling, Director) will begin its final week of performances on Tuesday, June 7. (more...)

Theater Breaking Through Barriers Presents SOME OF OUR PARTS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2011

Theater Breaking Through Barriers presents SOME OF OUR PARTS Seven ten-minute plays about disabilities - and the people affected by them. (more...)

DM Playhouse Adds The 39 Steps And Moonlight and Magnolias To Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2011

The Des Moines Community Playhouse announces two additional titles for the upcoming, 2011-12 season: 'The 39 Steps,' Oct. 21-Nov. 6, 2011, and 'Moonlight and Magnolias,' June 8-24, 2012. (more...)

Schedule Announced for Broadway in Bryant Park 2011!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2011

The best of Broadway will be presented FREE on six consecutive Thursdays this summer with '106.7 Lite fm Presents Broadway in Bryant Park 2011' - a lunchtime series beginning on Thursday July 7th at 12:30PM on the Bryant Park Stage. Sponsored by Bank of America, and Clean Air NY, and hosted by Lite fm's on-air personalities, the eleventh annual presentation of open-air, On- and Off- Broadway lunch hour performances runs through August 11th. (more...)

Want to Hear the SPIDER-MAN Soundtrack for Free? Now Available for Stream Online!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2011

The original cast recording of SPIDER-MAN will be released on the show's expected opening night, June 14, 2011. The disc, which is now available for pre-orders on iTunes, is $9.99 and features 14 new tracks and was produced by frequent U2 collaborator Steve Lillywhite. (more...)

Cady Huffman, Mes Bussert, Lisa Brescia Join UNSUNG MENKEN Concert, 6/19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2011

Tony Award-winner Cady Huffman, Tony Award-nominee Meg Bussert, Lisa Brescia, Jeremy Morse, and Molly Hager will round out the roster of performers singing Unsung Menken at The Laurie Beechman Theatre. They join the previously announced Badia Farha, Tony Award-winner Debbie Shapiro Gravitte, Joe Iconis, Jeremy Jordan, Liz Larsen, Jack Noseworthy, and Leenya Rideout. The one-night-only concert will feature the hidden gems from the catalogue of one of the most popular film and theatre composers of the previous generation. (more...)

David Aron Damane Joins Sarah Uriarte Berry, Ben Davis, et al. in Goodspeed's SHOW BOAT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2011

Goodspeed Musicals, the first two-time Tony Award winning theatre in the country, has just announced that Goodspeed alumni David Aron Damane of Broadway's Big River and The Life will play Joe. This eagerly awaited Goodspeed version of the indelible American classic Show Boat will breathe new life into the heart-wrenching musical. (more...)

The Proverbial Loons! Play Castillo Theatre, 6/11, 17, 18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2011

The Proverbial Loons, David Nackman, J. B. Opdycke, Andy Parker, Marian Rich, Cathy Rose Salit and Frank Spitznagel on piano, Castillo's comedy improv troupe. Veterans of New York and Castillo's stages, come together to create a new musical each night. Audience members can volunteer, and watch your life transformed into a zany musical! Or just watch and enjoy the show. It's wonderfully funny and entertaining. (more...)

3rd Annual Connecticut High School Musical Theater Awards Gala Held 6/6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2011

With the economy being what it is and with school budgets being dramatically cut, The Spirit of Broadway Theater (SBT) in Norwich, CT is working to put the focus on the need for high quality musical theater education in Connecticut's High Schools. (more...)

NYTW/Playwrights Horizons Present THE SHAGGS: PHILOSOPHY OF THE WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2011

Playwrights Horizons (Artistic Director, Tim Sanford; Managing Director, Leslie Marcus) and New York Theatre Workshop (Artistic Director, James C. Nicola; Managing Director, William Russo) have announced complete casting and creative team for THE SHAGGS: PHILOSOPHY OF THE WORLD, a new musical with book by Joy Gregory; music by Gunnar Madsen; lyrics by Ms. Gregory and Mr. Madsen; and story by Ms. Gregory, Mr. Madsen and John Langs. (more...)

VERITAS Presented At The Laurie Beechman Theater 6/16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2011

The award-winning "Veritas" by Stan Richardson will be presented on Thursday, June 16th at 7:00 pm at The Laurie Beechman Theater (located inside West Bank Cafe) at 407 West 42nd Street (@ Ninth Ave) as part of the New York International Festival presents THE FringeBENEFITS SERIES; which is offering a taste of 15 of the most beloved shows from the past 15 years of FringeNYC. (more...)

Meredith Patterson & Andrew Call Lead GREASE at Surflight Theatre, 6/22 - 7/15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2011

Get ready for those ‘summer nights' with the Rydell High gang - Sandy, Danny, The Pink Ladies and The T-Birds, as Surflight Theatre's Grease, the original high school musical, hits the Jersey Shore in an all-new production featuring the unforgettable songs from the hit motion picture: 'You're The One That I Want,' 'Hopelessly Devoted To You,' 'Sandy,' and the title song 'Grease!' (more...)

The Town Hall Presents Easy To Love June 9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2011

On what would have been Cole Porters 120th Birthday, The Town Hall (123 West 43 Street), Times Square's landmark concert venue, will present Easy To Love: Andrea Marcovicci and Jeff Harnar Sing Cole Porter, on Thursday, June 9, at 8:00 P.M. (more...)

Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: June 6-12
by BWW - Jun 6, 2011

Looking to buy last minute tickets to a Broadway show? Don't know what to see? Trying to find a theater? Welcome to one of BroadwayWorld's newest features: the Broadway Ticket Buying Guide. Inside, you will find weekly updates on full priced tickets, discounts, availability for the hottest productions, and locations for shows playing the Great White Way! Catch up on all the latest stats so that you can see your favorite productions at the best price! (And make it there on time). In just six days we will have a whole new group of Broadway productions, actors, dirctors, and designers that will be able to add 'Tony-winning' to their marquees and resumes. Consequenlty we've got less than a week to check out this year's nominees before the big event on June 12! It might be tough to get tickets for this spring's most hyped shows: THE BOOK OF MORMON and WAR HORSE, which along with such staples as WICKED and THE LION KING did great in the grosses department last week. All hope is not lost however, as there are countless other Broadway shows worth seeing! (more...)

Noho Arts Presents DEPARTURES, Opens June 10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2011

The multi-award-winning NoHo Arts Center Ensemble (NoHo ACE) presents a newly revised version of the play developed by the company, DEPARTURES, written by Michael Catlin, Effie Hortis, Jim Lunsford, James J. Mellon, Duane Poole, Penelope Richards, Jed Schlanger and Mark Wyrick, and directed by James J. Mellon. (more...)

Des Moines Community Playhouse Presents 'If You Give a Mouse a Cookie', 6/16-18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2011

Join the Des Moines Community Playhouse, June 16-18, for a special Friday Funday event, 'If You Give a Mouse a Cookie.' (more...)

42nd St. Moon Offers Silent Auction Online, Beginning 6/6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2011

The silent auction that will take place during 42nd Street Moon's annual fundraiser Scandals, Follies & A Bowl of Cherries on Monday, June 20 at the Alcazar Theatre, is now also offered online from today through June 18. Numerous items are featured, including an unusual and very special Broadway Kissing Booth -- a must for any collector of Broadway Memorabilia. For this unique offering, a framed photo is matched with a lipstick impression 'kiss' and autograph of a major Broadway star. The starting bid on each of these is $50. (more...)

MEMPHIS Set for BROADWAY IN BRYANT PARK Kickoff, 6/6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2011

Broadway in Bryant Park presented by 106.7 Life FM will host a kickoff event to announce the summer line up for 2011. The event will feature live performances from the 2010 Tony Award Winning Musical Memphis including hits: 'Music of My Soul', 'Colored Woman', 'Memphis Lives in Me', 'Love Will Stand' and 'Steal You Rock and Roll' from Memphis cast members, along with a Q&A with the cast . (more...)

B.B. King's Blues Club Announces Upcoming Appearances And Performances
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2011

B.B. King Blues Club & Grill is located at 237 West 42nd Street (between 7th and 8th Avenues) New York, NY 10036 (more...)

Signature Theatre Company to Launch Signature Center in February 2012 with Athol Fugard in Residence
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2011

Signature Theatre Company (Founding Artistic Director James Houghton; Executive Director Erika Mallin), will launch the theatre's new home, Signature Center, with Athol Fugard as its inaugural Residency One playwright. Residency One is Signature's core one year playwright-in-residence program that produces a series of plays from the body of work of one accomplished writer. Throughout the season, Signature will explore the works of Fugard, the South African playwright, director and actor, who will also be honored with a special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement at the Tony Awards this Sunday, June 12. (more...)

2011-2012 Nutmeg Season to Feat. Mann, Fulton, GUYS & DOLLS and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2011

Writer Damon Runyon invented Broadway - and Broadway invented the American Musical! Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) will open its 2011 Nutmeg Summer Series with the classic American musical, Guys and Dolls based on Runyon's comic tales of Broadway running June 2-12 in the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre (Lower Jorgensen). (more...)

Westchester Broadway Theatre Presents Singin' In The Rain
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2011

The Hit Musical, Singin' In The Rain, is an all-singing, all-dancing extravaganza! Based on one of the most celebrated and beloved movies of all time, Singin' In The Rain jubilantly taps its way onto WBT's stage this Spring. (more...)

The Proverbial Loons! Play Castillo Theatre, 6/11, 17, 18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2011

The Proverbial Loons, David Nackman, J. B. Opdycke, Andy Parker, Marian Rich, Cathy Rose Salit and Frank Spitznagel on piano, Castillo's comedy improv troupe. Veterans of New York and Castillo's stages, come together to create a new musical each night. Audience members can volunteer, and watch your life transformed into a zany musical! Or just watch and enjoy the show. It's wonderfully funny and entertaining. (more...)

Todd Bartels, Nicholas Galbraith Lead VERITAS at Laurie Beechman Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2011

The award-winning "Veritas" by Stan Richardson will be presented on Thursday, June 16th at 7:00 pm at The Laurie Beechman Theater (West Bank Cafe), 407 West 42nd Street (@ 9th Ave) as part of the New York International Festival presents THE FringeBENEFITS SERIES; which is offering a taste of 15 of the most beloved shows from the past 15 years of FringeNYC. (more...)

Theater at the Tank And warner|shaw Present Six Seeds June 2-11
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2011

GREEK MYTH AS GROUP THERAPY KIDNAPPED GIRL SPEAKS OUT- Classic story of Persephone reexamined at The Tank 354 W. 45th Street (between 8th and 9th Avenues) (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at LCT3's 4000 MILES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2011

LCT3's production of 4000 Miles, a new play by Amy Herzog, directed by Daniel Aukin, opens on Monday June 20 at 6:45 pm at The Duke on 42nd Street, a New 42nd Street® project (229 West 42 Street). LCT3 is Lincoln Center Theater's programming initiative devoted to producing the work of new artists and developing new audiences. 4000 Miles is the final of three productions during its 2010-2011 season. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: June 4-10
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 10, 2011

Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week, or you're just in the mood for a recap of everything theatre, BroadwayWorld's new feature, 'This Week in Pictures' is here to satisfy your end of the week fix. Take a look below to catch up on the latest happenings from the Great White Way to the West End (and everywhere in between) with coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights and more! (more...)

Gary Beach, Eric Kunze, et al. Set for California Musical Theatre's Music Circus Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2011

Casting for the 61st Music Circus season has been completed. After auditioning performers in New York, Los Angeles and Sacramento, California Musical Theatre Artistic Director Glenn Casale has finalized the acting company for the seven-show season at the Wells Fargo Pavilion, including The Producers, Oliver!, Anything Goes, Camelot, Annie Get Your Gun, I Do! I Do! and Miss Saigon. (more...)

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