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Merry-Go-Round Playhouse Brings Home Three SALT Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2011

Merry-Go-Round's production of THE DROWSY CHAPERONE swept the 8th Annual SALT Awards Summer Production category with a win for Best Production; Best Actor, Bob Moss; and Best Actress Bethany Moore. (more...)

Theater at The Tank Presents HAMLET Beginning 5/4
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2011

Rebellious Subjects Theatre brings its lively and eclectic classical work to The Tank in May 2011 with a reimagining of Shakespeare's Hamlet. Using both of The Tank's theaters and the areas in and around as their largest playing space yet, the company delves into a modern world of Elsinore where cameras, both hidden and exposed, surround the players, blurring the boundaries of performance and privacy, exploring the nuances of appearance, deception, exploitation, and action within the world of the play. Click to watch the Rebellious Subjects trailer for Hamlet. (more...)

LIVEforFIVE Lottery Entries Accepted for THE SHAGGS
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2011

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) is now accepting entries today, Wednesday, May 4, for its popular LIVEforFIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to the New York premiere of THE SHAGGS: PHILOSOPHY OF THE WORLD. A co-production between Playwrights Horizons and New York Theatre Workshop (Artistic Director, James C. Nicola; Managing Director, William Russo), the new musical features a 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. The production is directed by Mr. Langs. (more...)

42nd Street Moon Presents SILK STOCKINGS, 5/4-22
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2011

The Cold War turns hot in Cole Porter's final Broadway musical SILK STOCKINGS, a sly and sophisticated musical version of the classic film Ninotchka, to be presented by 42nd Street Moon. Low-priced previews run May 4, 5 and 6, with the opening on Saturday May 7. The show will run through May 22 at the Eureka Theatre. (more...)

Theater at The Tank and Rebellious Subjects Announce Hamlet Cast 5/4-15
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2011

Theater at The Tank & Rebellious Subjects Announce Hamlet Cast (more...)

42nd Street Moon Presents SILK STOCKINGS, 5/4-22
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2011

The Cold War turns hot in Cole Porter's final Broadway musical SILK STOCKINGS, a sly and sophisticated musical version of the classic film Ninotchka, to be presented by 42nd Street Moon. Low-priced previews run May 4, 5 and 6, with the opening on Saturday May 7. The show will run through May 22 at the Eureka Theatre. (more...)

Libra Theater Co. Presents The Entropy Songs May 4
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2011

Libra Theater Company presents The Entropy Songs, written by 2011 Jonathan Larson Grant-winner Joshua H. Cohen. The production will play three performances at the Laurie Beechman Theatre on May 4 at 7:00 pm, May 5 at 9:30 pm, and May 8 at 4:00 pm. (more...)

2011 Tony Awards Nominees: 'Leading Actress in a Musical'
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2011

Nominations in 26 competitive categories for the American Theatre Wing's 65th Annual Antoinette Perry 'Tony' Awards were announced May 3, 2011 by Tony Award winning actor Matthew Broderick and Tony Award winning actress Anika Noni Rose, at the Tony Award Nominations Announcement sponsored by IBM. (more...)

John Corwin's Drama NAVY PIER Plays Theatre Row, Previews May 5
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2011

Inproximity Theatre Company will present the New York premiere of John Corwin's drama NAVY PIER as a kick off to its 2011-2012 Season with previews beginning on Thursday, May 5 at the Theatre Row Studio Theater (410 W 42nd Street). (more...)

Women Who Care Honor Bush, Nemcova et al.; Trump, Lehmkuhl Present, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2011

Loreen Arbus, Founder & Chair of Women Who Care and Edward R. Matthews, CEO of United Cerebral Palsy of New York City, have announced the 2011 Celebrity Presenter Line-up for The Diamond Anniversary Women Who Care Luncheon to benefit United Cerebral Palsy of New York City. The event will be held on Thursday, May 5th, at Cipriani 42nd Street. Women Who Care celebrates the accomplishments of women as caregivers, volunteers and professionals. (more...)

SPINX WINX Offers Special Mother's Day Promotion
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2011

To help salute all 'Mummy's,' the new Off-Broadway musical THE SPHINX WINX, a modern musical comedy misinterpretation of the classic love triangle between Cleopatra, Julius Caesar and Marc Antony, will have a 'buy 1 ticket, get your 'Mummy' in for free promotion' on Mother's Day - Sunday, May 8th. Additionally, THE SPHINX WINX has teamed up with several local restaurants, including the West Bank Café (407 West 42nd Street), Kyotofu (705 Ninth Avenue), and Chez Josephine (414 W 42nd Street) to offer brunch specials to SPHINX ticket buyers on that special day. Please visit THE SPHINX WINX website - www.TheSphinxWinx.com - for further details. Previews begin May 3rd, prior to officially opening on May 18th at Theatre Row's Beckett Theatre (410 West 42nd Street) in Manhattan. (more...)

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Receives Additional HD Screenings
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2011

Roundabout Theatre Company, L.A. Theatre Works and BY Experience are thrilled to announce additional dates and venues for the upcoming screening of Roundabout's critically acclaimed & Tony Award nominated Broadway production of Oscar Wilde's comedy The Importance of Being Earnest, directed by and starring 2011 Tony nominee Brian Bedford. (more...)

Photo Coverage: CURTAINS Opens at Paper Mill Playhouse
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 3, 2011

Paper Mill Playhouse open CURTAINS, directed by Mark S. Hoebee, with choreography by JoAnn M. Hunter on Sunday, May 1, 2011. Curtains began previews on April 27 and runs through May 22, 2011. BroadwayWorld was on hand for opening and brings you photo coverage of curtain call below. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Celebrates CURTAIN's Opening Night Party
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 3, 2011

Paper Mill Playhouse open CURTAINS, directed by Mark S. Hoebee, with choreography by JoAnn M. Hunter on Sunday, May 1, 2011. Curtains began previews on April 27 and runs through May 22, 2011. BroadwayWorld was on hand for opening and brings you photo coverage of the after party below. (more...)

Daly, Wopat, Lazar et al. Join New York Pops 28th Birthday Celebration, 5/2
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2011

Tyne Daly, Tom Wopat, Gregg Edelman, Aaron Lazar, Tony DeSare, Michele Lee and Jamie Barton have joined the roster of guest artists to perform at The New York Pops' 28th Birthday Gala, Celebrate Hope, on May 2, 2011. A grand gala evening celebrating the legacy of late actor and comedian Bob Hope and honoring decades of support by Interpublic Group, the event begins at 7:00 PM with a concert at Carnegie Hall featuring a special lineup of concert artists, followed by a black tie dinner and dance held at the luxurious Plaza Hotel. (more...)

New Subscriptions Available for Paper Mill PlayhouseÂ's 2011-2012 Season 5/2
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2011

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee- Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director) is proud to announce that New Season Subscriptions go on-sale Monday, May 2nd, for the 2011-2012 season. (more...)

Cynthia Nixon Set for Spidey-Themed LAW & ORDER
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2011

As previously reported by BroadwayWorld, Law & Order: Criminal Intent will tackle the troubled Broadway musical SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK in an upcoming episode, and stage and screen star Cynthia Nixon is et to star in it. According to TVline.com, Nixon will play the episode's Julie Taymor equivalent, a 'high-strung and larger-than-life director behind a problem-plagued Broadway version of Icarus.' (more...)

Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: May 2- 8
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 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 newest 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). (more...)

A Theatre Lover's Guide to DC/Capital Area Theatres – May 2011 Offerings
by Joel Markowitz - May 2, 2011

The DC area is full of spring splendor with so many gorgeous trees and azaleas in full bloom, and our local theatres are filled with new colorful productions. So come visit the Nation's Capital and bask in the city's beauty and the power and joy of our local theatres. (more...)

Mary Testa, Chad Kimball, et al. Set for A PLAY IN FORTY ACTS, 5/2
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2011

Acclaimed Off-Broadway theater company Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) will hold its annual Spring Gala Benefit on Monday evening, May 2nd at 583 Park Avenue. The company is currently celebrating its 40th Anniversary Season. (more...)

The Tank Presents Bar Code...the Musical 5/2, 5/23
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2011

Bar Code...the Musical plays Monday, May 2nd, 2011; 6:00PM, Monday, May 23rd, 2011; 6:00 PM (more...)

Lyrics & Lyricists Presents THE CROWD'S AT EL MOROCCO, 4/30-5/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2011

Once upon a time, right here in New York City, storied clubs - swanky hotel supper clubs, zebra-striped celebrity showcases, smoky after-hour boîtes - ruled the night. Places like The Stork Club, Copacabana, Persian Room and Latin Quarter (run by Lou Walters, father of Barbara ) were meccas where songwriters, singers and society mingled and fueled American popular music. Author and Lyrics & LyricistsTM series artistic director Deborah Grace Winer takes the helm as artistic director/writer/host for The Crowd's at El Morocco: The Heyday of the New York Nightclubs, on April 30 and May 1, 2. Joining her are vocalists Debby Boone, La Tanya Hall, James Naughton, Billy Stritch and Karen Ziemba. (more...)

EARNEST's Brian Bedford Set For WQXR Radio Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2011

Brian Bedford, star and director of Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production of Oscar Wilde's comedy The Importance of Being Earnest, will be featured on WQXR Radio (105.9 FM) at 11AM on Saturday, April 30th hosted by Elliott Forrest. (more...)

Christine Ebersole to Sing Noël Coward at Ten Chimneys 4/29-30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2011

On Monday, March 7th, Ten Chimneys Foundation will begin public ticket sales for Music in the Drawing Room featuring Broadway luminary Christine Ebersole and Edward Hibbert - for two nights only, April 29th and 30th. (more...)

EARNEST's Brian Bedford Set For WQXR Radio 4/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2011

Brian Bedford, star and director of Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production of Oscar Wilde's comedy The Importance of Being Earnest, will be featured on WQXR Radio (105.9 FM) at 11AM on Saturday, April 30th hosted by Elliott Forrest. (more...)

The Tragical Life of Cheeseboy Plays The Duke On 42nd St Theater 4/29-5/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2011

The Tragical Life of Cheeseboy makes U.S. PREMIERE at The Duke on 42nd Street theater, brought by Slingsby Theatre Company Adelaide, Australia (more...)

John Corwin's Drama NAVY PIER Plays Theatre Row, Previews May 5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2011

Inproximity Theatre Company will present the New York premiere of John Corwin's drama NAVY PIER as a kick off to its 2011-2012 Season with previews beginning on Thursday, May 5 at the Theatre Row Studio Theater (410 W 42nd Street). (more...)

ALC Presents THROUGH A GLASS DARKLY, Opens June 6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2011

Playwright Jenny Worton is the Artistic Associate of the Almeida Theatre in London. She adapted the play Dolls for the National Theatre of Scotland and served as dramaturg for London's Gate Theatre production of the play Breathing Irregular. (more...)

The Tragical Life of Cheeseboy Plays The Duke On 42nd St Theater 4/29-5/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2011

The Tragical Life of Cheeseboy makes U.S. PREMIERE at The Duke on 42nd Street theater, brought by Slingsby Theatre Company Adelaide, Australia (more...)

Castillo Theatre Announces License to Dream, Begins 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2011

The Castillo Theatre (Dan Friedman, artistic director, Diane Stiles, managing director) is opening Fred Newman and David Truskinoff's musical LICENSE TO DREAM, Friday, April 29 and running through Sunday, June 5 with an official press preview on Thursday, April 28, directed by David Nackman and choreographed by Javier Dzul. (more...)

THE FRIDAY NIGHT COMMOTION With Iconis & Family Plays Laurie Beechman
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2011

Join Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Award nominee Joe Iconis (currently appearing with Suzanne Vega in Carson McCullers Talks About Love at The Rattlestick Playwrights Theater) for The Friday Night Commotion at The Laurie Beechman Theater. (more...)

New Group to Honor Wallace Shawn at 2011 Gala, 5/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2011

The New Group will honor Wallace Shawn and Fred Wistow with their 2011 Michael Mendelson Award for Outstanding Commitment to Theater. The gala will take place on May 9 at Capitale, and will include a dinner, rection and auction. (more...)

LUCKY GUY Begins Previews Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2011

Yee Haw! Previews being tonight for the Off-Broadway premiere of Lucky Guy, a new musical comedy, written and directed by Willard Beckham. (more...)

Red Bull Theatre Hosts CLASSICAL ACTING WEEKEND INTENSIVE May 14-15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2011

CLASSICAL ACTING WEEKEND INTENSIVE held for Two Days Only: May 14-15 (more...)

BABY IT'S YOU Opens Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2011

The new Broadway musical Baby It's You! tells the inspiring story of Florence Greenberg, the woman who changed the recording world forever when she discovered The Shirelles and created Scepter Records, becoming the music industry's first female powerhouse. Starring Tony Award winner Beth Leavel as Greenberg, conceived by Floyd Mutrux, directed by Floyd Mutrux and Sheldon Epps, and written by Tony nominated book writers Mutrux and Colin Escott, the team behind Broadway's Million Dollar Quartet, Baby It's You! began performances at Broadway's Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street) Saturday, March 26, 2011, and opens TONIGHT, April 27, 2011, at 6:30pm. Baby It's You! features a cast of 19 that includes Allan Louis, Geno Henderson, Erica Ash, Kelli Barrett, Kyra DaCosta, Crystal Starr Knighton, Barry Pearl, Christina Sajous, Brandon Uranowitz, Alison Cimmet, Erica Dorfler, Berlando Drake, Adam Heller, Jahi A. Kearse, Annette Moore, Zachary Prince, Ken Robinson and Chelsea Morgan Stock. (more...)

The Tank Presents AT THE EDGE 4/27-29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2011

At The Edge plays Wednesday, April 27, 2011; 7:30pm Thursday, April 28, 2011; 7:30pm, Friday, April 29, 2011; 7:30pm (more...)

Rachael F. Presents... The True Story of Halle Berry Halybery At The Tank
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2011

Rachael F. Presents: The, Oh My God, It's So The True Story of Halle Berry Halybery Wednesday, April 27, 2011; 7:30pm, Thursday, April 28, 2011; 7:30pm, Friday, April 29, 2011; 7:30pm and Saturday, April 30, 2011; 7:30pm for $10 at The Tank at 354 W. 45th Street, New York, NY 10036 A, C, E, to 42nd Street; 1, 2, 3, S, 7 to Time Square (more...)

Kim Zimmer, Robert Newman Join Cast of Paper Mill's CURTAINS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2011

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director) is proud to announce casting for Curtains. Directed by Mark S. Hoebee, with choreography by JoAnn M. Hunter, Curtains will run at the Millburn theater from April 27 through May 22, 2011. Family Week is April 27 through May 1 and during this period, children 18 and under receive half off the regular ticket price (certain restrictions apply). Curtains is generously supported by a gift from Allen and Joan Bildner. Curtains is a co-production with Theatre Under The Stars in Houston, Texas. (more...)

Denise Welch To Voice 'The Whale' In Moby Dick April 27-May 28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2011

Casting is now complete for the first major London production of cult musical MOBY DICK since Sir Cameron?Mackintosh's West?End premiere in 1991 - and includes "Dancing on Ice" contestant and "Loose Women" panelist Denise Welch as the first of five celebrities voicing the Whale. (more...)

Daniel Marcus Featured in CURTAINS at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2011

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director) is will soon open CURTAINS, directed by Mark S. Hoebee, with choreography by JoAnn M. Hunter. Curtains will run at the Millburn theater from April 27 through May 22, 2011. Family Week is April 27 through May 1 and during this period, children 18 and under receive half off the regular ticket price (certain restrictions apply). In Additio to previously announced cast members, the show will also feature Daniel Marcus in the role of Sidney Bernstein. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for April 27th, 2011
by Paul W. Thompson - Apr 27, 2011

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. 'Next To Normal,' 'Spring Awakening,' 'The Original Grease,' 'Rent,' the 'Waa-Mu' show, the Helen Hayes Awards, and more.... (more...)

THE FRIDAY NIGHT COMMOTION With Iconis & Family Plays Laurie Beechman
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2011

Join Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Award nominee Joe Iconis (currently appearing with Suzanne Vega in Carson McCullers Talks About Love at The Rattlestick Playwrights Theater) for The Friday Night Commotion at The Laurie Beechman Theater. (more...)

Orpheum Theatre Announces High School Musical Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2011

The Orpheum Theatre has announced the nominees for the 2011 High School Musical Theatre Awards. Now in its second year, this program recognizes achievement in all areas of high school musical theatre in the region. On May 26, 2011 at 7:00 p.m., students and supporters from all 28 participating schools will gather at The Orpheum for the final awards ceremony. (more...)

Andrea Wolff Leads LOOSE SCREWS Off Broadway, Opens 5/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2011

Veteran actress, singer and comedienne Andrea Wolff will star in "Loose Screws," an original musical comedy beginning on Friday, May 6th (7PM) at the Laurie Beechman Theatre (407 West 42nd Street, located in the lower level of the West Bank Cafe on Theatre Row). (more...)

STAGE TUBE: New SPIDER-MAN Team Talks SPIDEY 2.0 and Making the Impossible, Possible
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 26, 2011

Following its historic matinee performance on Sunday, April 17, SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark began a brief, three-week hiatus for technical rehearsals before it will unveil the new version of the mega musical on Thursday, May 12. The official opening night of the new Spider-Man is set for Tuesday, June 14th at the Foxwoods Theatre (213 West 42nd Street). The new creative team of Philip William McKinley, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, and Chase Brock visited the Today show to talk Spidey 2.0 and why they are committed to making the impossible, possible. (more...)

Photo Flash: Tony Kushner's THE ILLUSION in Rehearsal
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2011

Signature Theatre Company (James Houghton, Founding Artistic Director; Erika Mallin, Executive Director) presents Tony Kushner's THE ILLUSION, directed by Michael Mayer. THE ILLUSION begins performances on May 17, 2011 at The Peter Norton Space (555 West 42nd Street). Opening night will be June 5. (more...)

Gretna Theatre Welcomes Shirley Jones, 5/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2011

Gretna Theatre is excited to present Academy Award winner Shirley Jones for one performance only on May 21, 2011 as its season kick-off event. 'Jones' one woman show, 'An Evening of Stories and Songs' will be a ‘stellar' beginning to the season,' said Gretna Theatre's producing artistic director Larry Frenock. 'We were fortunate to meet Ms. Jones when we attended her performance at the legendary Feinstein's night club while conducting our season auditions in New York City in March,' said Frenock. 'I asked if she might consider helping us with this fundraising event at Gretna Theatre and she accepted!' (more...)

Luker, Von Essen, Cavenaugh, Balgord & More to Star in DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY; Previews Start June 10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 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...)

Sutton Foster, Aaron Tveit, et al. Participate in Playwrights Horizons Auction
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2011

Acclaimed Off-Broadway theater company Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced initial details for its 2011 special online Auction in connection with its annual Spring Gala Benefit. Bidding for the auction, which will feature an eclectic array of items and unique opportunities, begins tomorrow, Tuesday, April 26 at 8AM at www.biddingforgood/playwrightshorizons. Online bidding will continue for three weeks through Wednesday, May 18 (with items staggered to close at 8PM and 9PM). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Christopher Tierney Returns to SPIDER-MAN Rehearals
by Peter James Zielinski - Apr 25, 2011

Injured SPIDER-MAN perform Christopher Tierney returned to rehearsals for the musical on Monday, April 25th and BroadwayWorld.com was there with other press to great him upon his return. Lead producer Michael Cohl said last week that Tierney has been cleared to rejoin the show and hopes to be swinging over the audience again on opening night June 14. (more...)

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