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Review Roundup: QUEEN OF THE MIST
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2011

Transport Group's Queen of the Mist is a world premiere musical with words and music by 5-time Tony nominee Michael John LaChiusa (The Wild Party, Marie Christine, Hello Again). Based on an astounding, outrageous, and haunting true story, two-time Tony nominee Mary Testa (Guys and Dolls, Xanadu, 42nd Street) stars as Anna Edson Taylor, who, in 1901, set out to be the first woman to shoot Niagara Falls, in a barrel of her own design. (more...)

Adam Driver Hosts Free Armed Forces Event At American Airlines Theater, 11/7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2011

ARTS in the ARMED FORCES (AITAF) presents an evening of monologues and jazz on Broadway at The American Airlines Theatre, 227 West 42nd Street, Monday, November 7th at 8pm in honor of Veterans Day. (more...)

SARTA Announces Auditions & Current Productions
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2011

SARTA has announced upcoming auditions and current productions. They are also looking for a few more Volunteers. (more...)

Marquee Five Debuts '8-Track Throwback' CD 11/7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2011

The 2010 MAC Award-Winning Vocal Group MARQUEE FIVE - returns with their critically-acclaimed show '8-Track Throwback' in a CD Release Party and Concert for one night only on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 7pm. (more...)

AFTER ANNE FRANK Plays United Solo Festival, 11/7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2011

Artistic New Directions will present AFTER ANNE FRANK, written and performed by Carol Lempert, directed by Janice L. Goldberg as part of the 2nd annual United Solo Festival. (more...)

Castillo Theatre Honors Daphne Rubin-Vega, Judith Malina & More 11/7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2011

The Castillo Theatre will hold its 2011 annual gala benefit entitled, WOMEN ONSTAGE, on Monday, November 7th at the All Stars Project, 543 West 42nd Street (between 10th & 11th Avenue) at 6:30 p.m. The gala will recognize and honor four inspirational women of the theatre. Carmen de Lavallade, Gabrielle L. Kurlander, Judith Malina, and Daphne Rubin-Vega have all lived lives of outstanding artistic achievement and have used their achievements to inspire others. (more...)

Katie Rose Clarke & Kyle Dean Massey Return to WICKED National Tour, 11/15
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2011

The company of the first North American tour of WICKED welcomes the return of Katie Rose Clarke as Glinda and Kyle Dean Massey as Fiyero on Tuesday, November 15 in Cincinnati, OH. (more...)

Photo Flash: Julie Andrews, Anne Hathaway, et al. at 2011 Princess Grace Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2011

The Princess Grace Foundation-USA (PGF-USA) hosted the 2011 Princess Grace Awards Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City and presented 21 Awards to emerging artists in theater, dance and film, as well as the Prince Rainier III Award which was presented to Julie Andrews and the Princess Grace Statue Award which was presented to Jon M. Chu, director of the highest grossing concert-themed film of all time in the U.S. Justin Bieber: Never Say Never. Oscar©-nominated actress Anne Hathaway introduced the special tribute to Julie Andrews. The Gala took place in the presence of TSH The Prince and Princess of Monaco. Check out photos from the big event below! (more...)

Camisade Theatre Company Presents DERBY DAY, 11/30-12/17
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2011

The Camisade Theatre Company will present their inaugural theatrical production, the World Premiere of Derby Day, written by Samuel Brett Williams and directed by Michole Biancosino, starring Jared Culverhouse, Malcolm Madera, Jake Silbermann and Beth Wittig. Derby Day runs from November 30 to December 17, 2011 in a limited engagement at The Clurman Theatre, located in the Theatre Row Complex at 410 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues in New York City. Previews begin November 30 for a December 1 opening. (more...)

Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: November 7-13
by BWW - Nov 7, 2011

Looking to buy last minute tickets to a Broadway show? Don't know what to see? Trying to find a theater? Welcome to BroadwayWorld's feature: 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). Hurricane Irene might have slowed business last week on the Great White Way, but she is long gone, and the Theatre District is open for business yet again. Taking their very last bows next weekend are BABY IT'S YOU, CATCH ME IF YOU CAN, and MASTER CLASS. Don't forget to catch them before they close! (more...)

BWW TV: QUEEN OF THE MIST Opens Off-Broadway; Meet the Cast!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 7, 2011

Transport Group's Queen of the Mist is a world premiere musical with words and music by 5-time Tony nominee Michael John LaChiusa (The Wild Party, Marie Christine, Hello Again). Based on an astounding, outrageous, and haunting true story, two-time Tony nominee Mary Testa (Guys and Dolls, Xanadu, 42nd Street) stars as Anna Edson Taylor, who, in 1901, set out to be the first woman to shoot Niagara Falls, in a barrel of her own design. The production officially opened last night, November 6. Click below for a chat with the company! (more...)

Photo Flash: Shirley Knight Visits A CHARITY CASE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2011

A CHARITY CASE starring Two-Time Tony Nominee Alison Fraser, Alysia Reiner (Sideways) and Jill Shackner (Les Miserables) opened last week, November 2nd at The Clurman Theatre (410 West 42nd Street- between 9th and 10th Avenues). This new play about adoption is written and directed by Australian playwright Wendy Beckett. A CHARITY CASE will play through November 20th. Check out photos of Shirley Knight, who just visited the show, below! (more...)

Christine Ebersole & Weinstein Trio to Play Birdland, 11/27
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2011

The Broadway at Birdland concert series has just announced that Christine Ebersole will be performing with the Aaron Weinstein Trio on Sunday, November 27 (6pm) and Monday, November 28 (7pm). (more...)

Tom Fontana And Francesca Zambello Endorse WRITE-ON! 10/3-11/7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2011

Write-On!, a series of new plays written by Acting Company Alumni will be performed as staged readings at 7 pm on October 3, 10, 17, 31 and November 7 at Theatre Row, 410 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues. (more...)

DM Playhouse Presents THE 39 STEPS, Closes 11/6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2011

The Des Moines Community Playhouse will present the comedy thriller, 'The 39 Steps,' Oct. 21-Nov. 6, 2011. (more...)

New Federal Theatre to Present Elaine JacksonÂ's Puberty Rites
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2011

Woodie King Jr's New Federal Theatre will present Puberty Rites by Elaine Jackson at their new temporary home at Castillo Theatre (543 West 42nd Street, between 10th and 11th Avenues.). Performances begin Sunday, November 6th. Performances continue through November 20th only. (more...)

RITE OF THE BUTCHER Premieres at United Solo Festival, 11/5
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2011

Created and performed by Ben Spatz, Rite of the Butcher is a visceral fable about the power of fantasy, as told by the Butcher -- refugee, criminal, shaman -- through poetry, martial dance, and folk songs in an invented language. This unique work opens new doors for solo theatre by combining rigorous physical and vocal craft with an investigation of pressing contemporary themes. The 45-minute piece deals with loss, trauma, and the fantasy of revenge while shifting back and forth between the style of a traditional monologue and that of European-style experimental performance. Rite of the Butcher will have its world premiere on Saturday, November 5th at 7:30pm at the United Solo Festival at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, New York City). Tickets are available at the box office or via Telecharge. (more...)

Musicals Tonight! to Revive All American at The Lion Theatre, 10/25-11/6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2011

Only Charles Strouse and Mel Brooks can mix Physics and Football and get musical comedy. Their 1961 show All American takes place at a college known more for its football team than its Physics Department but Dean Hawkes-Bullock (Kate Marilley) changes all that by hiring Professor Fodorski (Matt Wilson) from Vienna. (more...)

Dundalk Community Theatre Presents THE DROWSY CHAPERONE 11/4-13
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2011

Dundalk Community Theatre opens its 2011/12 season with THE DROWSY CHAPERONE from Nov 4-13. (more...)

MAN AND BOYÂ's Frank Langella To Appear On NY1Â's On Stage 11/5
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2011

Man and Boy's Frank Langella will be on NY1 'On Stage' this weekend beginning Saturday, November 5th and repeated six times over the weekend. (more...)

Katharine McLeodÂ's PLEASED TO ENJOYÂ… Premieres at United Solo Fest, 11/4
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2011

'Pleased to Enjoy the Difficulty', a new solo play written and performed by Katharine McLeod, and directed by Bryn Boice, premieres November 4 in New York at the second annual United Solo Festival. (more...)

Adam Driver Hosts Free Armed Forces Event At American Airlines Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2011

ARTS in the ARMED FORCES (AITAF) presents an evening of monologues and jazz on Broadway at The American Airlines Theatre, 227 West 42nd Street, Monday, November 7th at 8pm in honor of Veterans Day. (more...)

Maureen McVerry to Direct Moon's Oh, Kay!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2011

Award-winning actress Maureen McVerry will direct the second musical of 42nd Street Moon's l9th season: George and Ira Gershwin's OH, KAY! (1926). (more...)

HAIRSPRAY: THE BROADWAY MUSICAL Plays The Aronoff Center 11/4-12
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2011

Cincinnati Music Theatre (CMT) welcomes the public to the 60's! Join us November 4 - 12, 2011 at the Aronoff Center's Jarson-Kaplan Theater for our larger-than-life production of Hairspray: The Broadway Musical. (more...)

Michael PesceÂ's Old Fashioned Piano Party Returns At Beechman Theater 11/4
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2011

kef theatrical productions is thrilled to announce the upcoming return of Michael Pesce's Old Fashioned Piano Party on Friday, November 4th at 7:00 PM in the Beechman Theater. (more...)

Patty Dipusa Plays United Solo Theater Festival 11/4
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2011

Ewa Kasprzyk, one of Poland's most accomplished screen and theatre actresses, will bring to life one of Pedro Almodovar's liveliest characters in the one-woman play Patty Dipusa, at this year's UNITED SOLO THEATRE FESTIVAL. (more...)

BURN Plays United Solo Theatre Festival, 11/10
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2011

BURN, a one-woman play, based on true events, written and performed by Ingez Rameau and directed by Michael Phillip Edwards, is going from Hollywood to Broadway, for one night only on November 10, 2011 at 9:00 p.m., in the United Solo Theatre Festival at Theatre Row, 410 West 42nd Street, New York City. (more...)

SARTA Announces Auditions & Current Productions
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2011

SARTA has announced upcoming auditions and current productions. They are also looking for a few more Volunteers. (more...)

SPIDER-MAN Investor Sues Over Theatre License
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2011

According to the Hollywood Reporter, a SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK investor is suing the show for money that was used to license the Foxwoods Theatre. Patricia Lambrecht put $2.5 million into the show as collateral; so that 'even if the show never opened, the theater would be paid for restoration costs.' (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: October 29- November 4
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 4, 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 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! For last week's biggest events: visit THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: October 22-28. (more...)

Photo Coverage: OTHER DESERT CITIES Starry Opening Night Theatre Arrivals
by Walter McBride - Nov 4, 2011

Performances began October 12 at 8 pm at the Booth Theatre for Jon Robin Baitz's critically acclaimed new play OTHER DESERT CITIES directed by Joe Mantello. This Lincoln Center Theater production features Stockard Channing, Rachel Griffiths, Stacy Keach, Judith Light and Thomas Sadoski. The production officially opened last night, November 3 and below, BroadwayWorld brings you photo coverage of the starry theater arrivals. (more...)

Photo Coverage: OTHER DESERT CITIES Opens on Broadway - After Party!
by Walter McBride - Nov 4, 2011

Performances began October 12 at 8 pm at the Booth Theatre for Jon Robin Baitz's critically acclaimed new play OTHER DESERT CITIES directed by Joe Mantello. This Lincoln Center Theater production features Stockard Channing, Rachel Griffiths, Stacy Keach, Judith Light and Thomas Sadoski. The production officially opened last night, November 3 and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the after party. (more...)

BROADWAY AMBASSADORS To Be Presented at Havana Theatre Fest In Cuba
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2011

Robert Nederlander Jr., Stanley Browne and Nederlander Worldwide Events proudly announce the presentation of BROADWAY AMBASSADORS at the 14th Annual Havana Theatre Festival in Havana, Cuba. (more...)

PARIS UNLACED! Plays Theatre Row, 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2011

From prostitutes to prudes, the rousing one-woman hit, Paris Unlaced! serves up a Belle Epoque feast at Theatre ROW, 410 West 42nd Street, November 3 at 7:30 PM as part of the 2011 United Solo Theatre Festival. (more...)

Jennifer Laura Thompson, Brad Oscar, Alli Mauzey, et al. Set for AESOP & COMPANY Reading, 11/4
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2011

Rhoda Herrick and The AESOP Group will present an invitation-only, industry reading of new a musical Aesop & Company: The Fabled New Musical Comedy Friday, November 4, 2011 at 2:30 PM. (more...)

Little PeaÂ's Revolution Comes To Toronto As Part Of United Solo
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2011

Little Pea's Revolution premiering in Toronto then showing as part of the United Solo Theatre Festival! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Off-Broadway's A CHARITY CASE Makes A Compelling Argument
by Christina Mancuso - Nov 3, 2011

Alison Fraser, Alysia Reiner, and Jill Shackner, together, are a powerful force to be reckoned with. A Charity Case opened Off-Broadway at the Clurman Theatre and gives us an insightful look into the private lives of a 17-year old adopted daughter who is torn between her biological mother, adoptive mother, and finding her own identity somewhere in between. (more...)

Broadway Concerts Direct Presents ZANI'S FURRY FRIENDS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2011

Broadway Concerts Direct presents a benefit concert for ZANI'S FURRY FRIENDS- a wonderful animal rescue organization at The Laurie Beechman Theater. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Alison Fraser, Alysia Reniner & Jill Shackner Open in A CHARITY CASE Off-Broadway
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Nov 3, 2011

A CHARITY CASE starring Two-Time Tony Nominee Alison Fraser, Alysia Reiner (Sideways) and Jill Shackner (Les Miserables) opened last night, November 2nd at The Clurman Theatre (410 West 42nd Street- between 9th and 10th Avenues). This new play about adoption is written and directed by Australian playwright Wendy Beckett. A CHARITY CASE will play through November 20th. Below, BroadwayWorld takes you inside opening night. (more...)

Tom Atkins Leads Pittsburgh CLOÂ's A Musical Christmas Carol 12/8-23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2011

The 20th annual production of Pittsburgh CLO's A Musical Christmas Carol will feature an exceptional cast of exciting new faces and returning favorites, led by Pittsburgh's own Tom Atkins as Ebenezer Scrooge. (more...)

MILK LIKE SUGAR Extends Through 11/27
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2011

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director), Women's Project (Julie Crosby, Producing Artistic Director) and La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley, Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg, Managing Director) has announced a one-week extension of its critically-acclaimed, sold out New York premiere production of MILK LIKE SUGAR, a new play by Kirsten Greenidge, directed by Rebecca Taichman. (more...)

Des Moines Community Playhouse Presents JUNIE B. JONES 11/18-12/11
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2011

The Des Moines Community Playhouse's Kate Goldman Children's Theatre presents the comedy 'Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells!,' Nov. 18-Dec. 11. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Tonya Pinkins, et al. in MILK LIKE SUGAR
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2011

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director), Women's Project (Julie Crosby, Producing Artistic Director) and La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley, Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg, Managing Director) present the New York premiere of MILK LIKE SUGAR, a new play by Kirsten Greenidge in her New York debut. Directed by Rebecca Taichman (Menopausal Gentlemen, Orlando, The Scene), the production has an Opening Night set for Tuesday, November 1 at 7PM. The limited engagement will play through Sunday, November 20 at Playwrights Horizons Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Hello! My Baby by Stitt & Steinkellner to Feature Gershwin, Kern, Berlin & More at Goodspeed
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2011

Hello! My Baby, Goodspeed's audience favorite from the 2011 Festival of New Artists, will be the third and final production of the season at The Norma Terris Theater in Chester, Conn. Goodspeed Musicals, the first two-time Tony Award-winning theater in the country, announced today that the talents of Goodspeed alumni Cheri Steinkellner (wrote the book for Princesses) and Georgia Stitt (Music Director forThe Baker's Wife ) will thrill audiences with their new fashioned tuner. This delightful production celebrates the birth of the first all-American art form: Popular Music and features refreshed hits by over 20 of the greatest composers. Hello! My Baby will enchant audiences November 3 through November 27, 2011. (more...)

Garden Theatre Presents Alternate Holiday Show, DIVINERS 12/2-18
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2011

The Garden Theatre announces Beth Marshall Presents' production of The Diviners Dec 2-18, 2011 at the Garden Theatre. Performed during the holiday season, the powerful drama offers patrons an alternative to standard holiday shows. (more...)

Josh Young, Laura Michelle Kelly, et al. Set for AMAZING GRACE Reading, 11/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2011

Producer Carolyn Rossi Copeland, currently represented Off-Broadway with the hit play Freud's Last Session, has assembled a starry cast for the upcoming special invitational presentation of the original new musical AMAZING GRACE, with music & lyrics by Christopher Smith and book by Mr. Smith & Arthur Giron, on Monday, November 14th at the New 42nd Street Studios. This will be only the second public reading of AMAZING GRACE, which has been in development for the past three years. Under the direction of Gabriel Barre, the cast will feature Josh Young (Judas in Broadway's upcoming Jesus Christ Superstar) as John Newton, Laura Michelle Kelly (Olivier Award winner for Mary Poppins), Jeff McCarthy (Urinetown, Side Show), Alan H. Green (Sister Act, Spelling Bee), Chris Hoch (Spamalot, Shrek), and Harriett D. Foy (Mamma Mia!) (more...)

Jennifer Werner, James Cunningham Lead Engeman's A WONDERFUL LIFE; John Simpkins to Direct
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2011

The John W. Engeman Theater at Northport is set to announce its holiday show A WONDERFUL LIFE. (more...)

Laura Michelle Kelly & Josh Young to Star in Amazing Grace Presentation
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2011

Producer Carolyn Rossi Copeland, currently represented Off-Broadway with the hit play Freud's Last Session, has assembled a starry cast for the upcoming special invitational presentation of the original new musical AMAZING GRACE, with music & lyrics by Christopher Smith and book by Mr. Smith & Arthur Giron, on Monday, November 14th at the New 42nd Street Studios. (more...)

Jennifer Laura Thompson, Brad Oscar, Alli Mauzey, et al. Set for AESOP & COMPANY Reading, 11/4
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2011

Rhoda Herrick and The AESOP Group will present an invitation-only, industry reading of new a musical Aesop & Company: The Fabled New Musical Comedy Friday, November 4, 2011 at 2:30 PM. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at at Mary Testa, et al. in Transport Group's QUEEN OF THE MIST
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2011

Transport Group's Queen of the Mist is a world premiere musical with words and music by 5-time Tony nominee Michael John LaChiusa (The Wild Party, Marie Christine, Hello Again). Based on an astounding, outrageous, and haunting true story, two-time Tony nominee Mary Testa (Guys and Dolls, Xanadu, 42nd Street) stars as Anna Edson Taylor, who, in 1901, set out to be the first woman to shoot Niagara Falls, in a barrel of her own design. Check out production shots from the show below! (more...)

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