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AN EVENING OF MUSIC AND COMEDY IV at Don't Tell Mama on 10/5 to feature Analisa Leaming
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2009

Michael Martinez is proud to present An Evening of Music and Comedy VI at Don't Tell Mama. This showcase and variety show will feature singers Analisa Leaming (Annie - National Tour and The Sound Of Music -Asian Tour), Gabriella Marie Antonino, and Zander Meisner (National Tours of Annie and CATS). Composer and lyricist Zoe Sarnak with singers Christina Buckley and Rachel Flynn, will perform songs from her original new musical 'The Quad'. (more...)

Sweet and Nasty Burlesque Disrobes the Classics at GLITTERATURE 101 9/21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2009

Just in time to go back to school, Sweet and Nasty Burlesque presents a survey of great boobs and great books with GLITTERATURE 101. On Monday, September 21, the sexiest bookworms this side of the Library of Congress will strip in honor of classic literature, presenting burlesque tributes to the hottest summer reading list ever. This extra-curricular extravaganza will feature new works and breast-sellers that even the Dewey Decimal System can't contain. (more...)

Cariani and Bender To Team For Wishcamper Helmed 'IRMA VEP' At Old Globe 7/31-9/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2009

The Old Globe Executive Producer Lou Spisto has announced the cast and creative team of Charles Ludlam's gothic spoof, The Mystery of Irma Vep. Jeffrey Bender and John Cariani are a 'cast of thousands,' taking on the roles of Lady Enid, Lord Edgar, Nicodemus Underwood - and a mummy - among many others. Directed by Henry Wishcamper. (more...)

Arden And Stout Set For 'THE BOY IN THE BATHROOM' Readings 9/17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2009

Jaimie Mayer and Don't Eat the Pictures Productions proudly present an industry reading of the New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) hit The Boy in the Bathroom, September 17 at 3:00 & 7:00 PM. Featuring book & lyrics by Michael Lluberes with music and additional lyrics by Joe Maloney, this presentation will be directed by show creator, Michael Lluberes and will play at Stage Five at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street b/w 8th & 9th Avenues). (more...)

FRANKENSTEIN Comes To Life At The Barter Theatre 9/25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2009

Straight from Mary Shelley's beloved novel, Richard Rose's adaptation tells the tale of the experimental creature brought to life in Frankenstein beginning at Barter Theatre September 25. (more...)

GARDEN OF EARTHLY DELIGHTS Plans 2009/2010 Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2009

Margaret Selby of CAMI Spectrum is booking an international tour of GARDEN OF EARTHLY DELIGHT for the 2009/2010 season. (more...)

Hathaway Nervous But Ready To Play Garland In 'GET HAPPY'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2009

Screen and soon to be 'Broadway' star Anne Hathaway revealed to The New York Daily News that while she is ready to portray the iconic Judy Garland, she is 'either naive or insane to play her - maybe a little bit of both!' (more...)

Lifeline Theatre Announces Their Summer Updates
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2009

Now concluding its 26th season, Lifeline Theatre is known for specializing in original literary adaptations. Its ensemble of artists uses imaginative, unconventional staging to portray sprawling stories in an intimate space. Lifeline is committed to promoting the arts in its Rogers Park neighborhood and is an anchor of the Glenwood Avenue Arts District. Lifeline aspires to create art that is relevant to their culturally diverse, increasingly youthful neighborhood. Lifeline Theatre - Big Stories, Up Close. (more...)

2009 Tony Award Winner: Angela Lansbury For 'Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2009

BroadwayWorld Congratulates Angela Lansbury, 2009 Tony Award Winner, 'Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play' (more...)

Three Generation Of Guthrie Actors Reunite For WHEN WE ARE MARRIED 7/10-8/30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2009

The Guthrie announced today that three generations of Guthrie actors will comprise the cast of its summer production of J.B. Priestley's rollicking comedy When We Are Married. Under the direction of Guthrie associate artistic director John Miller-Stephany (1776, Jane Eyre, The Constant Wife), the show will reunite many beloved Guthrie company members from the 1960s and 70s, including Barbara Bryne, Helen Carey, Patricia Conolly, Peter Michael Goetz and Linda Kelsey. (more...)

Briner, Critelli & More Cast In TheatreWorks' TINYARD HILL 7/15-8/16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2009

TheatreWorks, the nationally acclaimed theatre of Silicon Valley, launches its 40th Anniversary season with a vibrant world premiere musical, TINYARD HILL, by Tommy Newman and 2009 Jonathan Larsen Award-winning composer Mark Allen. (more...)

Cruz, Hanlon & Sun Lead Cast Of Larson's tic, tic..BOOM! At WCP 6/23-7/18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2009

From the genius who created the smash hit, 'Rent,' comes 'tick, tick...BOOM!,' a vital American musical about a young artist on the verge in New York City. Westport Country Playhouse, Westport, Connecticut, will stage this lesser-known work by Jonathan Larson, June 23 through July 18. (more...)

Kritzer, Koch, & More Announced For Powerhouse Theater's 25th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2009

Casting has just been announced for Vassar & New York Stage and Film Powerhouse Theater's three musicals of the 25th anniversary season. (more...)

Photo Flash: 'tick, tick...BOOM!' At Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2009

From the genius who created the smash hit, 'Rent,' comes 'tick, tick...BOOM!,' a vital American musical about a young artist on the verge in New York City. Westport Country Playhouse, Westport, Connecticut, will stage this lesser-known work by Jonathan Larson, June 23 through July 18. The director is Scott Schwartz, who helmed the original off-Broadway production of 'tick, tick... BOOM!,' winner of the Outer Critics Circle Award for outstanding musical. (more...)

Burnham, Graae, Mayes Set For THE BEST IS YET TO COME: THE MUSIC Of CY COLEMAN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2009

Rubicon Theatre Company has announced the cast and creative team for the World Premiere of THE BEST IS YET TO COME: THE MUSIC OF CY COLEMAN, which begins previews July 9 at Rubicon's intimate 200-seat home at 1006 E. Main Street in Ventura's Downtown Cultural District. The show continues Wednesdays through Sundays through August 2, 2009. (more...)

Cruz, Hanlon & Sun Lead Cast Of Larson's tic, tic..BOOM! At WCP 6/23-7/18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2009

From the genius who created the smash hit, 'Rent,' comes 'tick, tick...BOOM!,' a vital American musical about a young artist on the verge in New York City. Westport Country Playhouse, Westport, Connecticut, will stage this lesser-known work by Jonathan Larson, June 23 through July 18. (more...)

BWW TV: Acting 'THE FANTASTICKS' With Ramona Mallory
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 2, 2009

The theater community recentky kicked off The Fantasticks 50th anniversary year with an early curtain of the show and a post-performance cocktail reception at The Snapple Center on Monday May 4th. The beloved hit also recently welcomed a number of new cast members, including the charming young actress Ramona Mallory as 'Luisa.' (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Hosts A Conversation With Scott Schwartz 6/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2009

Westport Country Playhouse will present a Sunday Symposium, 'A Conversation with Director Scott Schwartz,' following the Sunday, June 28, 3 p.m. matinee performance of the musical, 'tick, tick...BOOM!, which Schwartz directs. He also helmed the original off-Broadway production of 'tick, tick... BOOM!,' winner of the Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Musical. (more...)

TRU Presents The WRITER-PRODUCER SPEED DATE 6/14 At The Players Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2009

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents the WRITER-PRODUCER SPEED DATE (The Art of the Pitch) on Sunday, June 14 at 5:30pm and 6:30pm at The Players Theatre, 115 MacDougal Street (below W. 3rd Street), NYC. (more...)

Cariani and Bender To Team For Wishcamper Helmed 'IRMA VEP' At Old Globe 7/31-9/6
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2009

The Old Globe Executive Producer Lou Spisto has announced the cast and creative team of Charles Ludlam's gothic spoof, The Mystery of Irma Vep. Jeffrey Bender and John Cariani are a 'cast of thousands,' taking on the roles of Lady Enid, Lord Edgar, Nicodemus Underwood - and a mummy - among many others. Directed by Henry Wishcamper. (more...)

Photo Flash: WHEN WE ARE MARRIED Reunites Three Generations Of Guthrie Actors 7/10 Thru 8/30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2009

The Guthrie announced that three generations of Guthrie actors will comprise the cast of its summer production of J.B. Priestley's rollicking comedy When We Are Married. Under the direction of Guthrie associate artistic director John Miller-Stephany, the show will reunite many beloved Guthrie company members from the 1960s and 70s, including Barbara Bryne, Helen Carey, Patricia Conolly, Peter Michael Goetz and Linda Kelsey. (more...)

Cariani and Bender To Team For Wishcamper Helmed 'IRMA VEP' At Old Globe 7/31-9/6
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2009

The Old Globe Executive Producer Lou Spisto has announced the cast and creative team of Charles Ludlam's gothic spoof, The Mystery of Irma Vep. Jeffrey Bender and John Cariani are a 'cast of thousands,' taking on the roles of Lady Enid, Lord Edgar, Nicodemus Underwood - and a mummy - among many others. Directed by Henry Wishcamper. (more...)

WHEN WE ARE MARRIED Offers A Chance To View Slides Of Show Images, Runs Thru 8/30 At The Guthrie
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2009

Three generations of Guthrie actors reunite for J.B. Priestley's rollicking comedy When We Are Married. Under the direction of Guthrie associate artistic director John Miller-Stephany (1776, Jane Eyre, The Constant Wife), the show welcomes back many beloved Guthrie company members from the 1960s and 70s, including Barbara Bryne, Helen Carey, Patricia Conolly, Peter Michael Goetz and Linda Kelsey. (more...)

Vassar And New York Stage And Film's Powerhouse Season Continues With TINA GIRLSTAR 7/31-8/1, Readings Festival 2 7/30-8/2 And More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2009

Vassar & New York Stage and Film's Powerhouse season will continue through Sunday, August 2, with the Mainstage play Vera Laughed (through 8/2); the Martel Musical Tina Girlstar (7/31 - 8/1); the ever-popular Readings Festival 2 (7/30 - 8/2); and a free concert reading by the Powerhouse Apprentice Company of the new musical Hello! My Baby. (more...)

Panaro, Schaffel, Murphy, Harvey Join Toro For BC/EFA's CABARET CARES 8/17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2009

Cabaret Cares the monthly benefit series that raises funds for Broadway Cares Equity Fights AIDS and Help Is On The Way Today returns in August. Created in 2005 by cabaret producer Joseph Macchia Cabaret Cares was created to help raise funds for Broadway Cares. The series was then a weekly summer series at Helen's cabaret room that brought together the best of the Broadway and Cabaret community. (more...)

Cast Announced For OPERATION EPSILON Reading 7/27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2009

The cast has been announced for the reading of Operation Epsilon, a new play by Alan Brody (Housewives of Manheim), directed by Andy Sandberg (Producer of Hair). This developmental reading is being presented by Ellen Berman (Enchanted April), and this presentation is supported by a grant from the Council of the Arts at MIT. (more...)

TheatreWorks Presents Regional Premiere Of YELLOW FACE 8/26-9/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2009

TheatreWorks, the nationally acclaimed theatre of Silicon Valley, presents the ferociously funny, utterly unreliable memoir, Yellow Face, from the Tony Award-winning author of M. Butterfly, David Henry Hwang. Part fact, part fiction, this revealing backstage comedy chronicles the playwright?s struggle to define racial identity in the mixed-up melting pot of contemporary America. Broadway and Off-Broadway star Francis Jue will reprise his Obie-Award winning role as the playwright?s father alongside New York-based actor Pun Bandhu and Bay Area theatre veterans Robert Ernst, Amy Resnick, and Howard Swain. Thomas Azar and Tina Chilip make their TheatreWorks debuts. Founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley will direct. Yellow Face plays August 26 through September 20 (press opening August 29), at TheatreWorks at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts. For tickets and information, the public may call 650-463-1960, or visit www.theatreworks.org. (more...)

Rowe And Toase Cast In TALENT At The Menier
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2009

The two lead characters are cast, joining Mark Curry and Jeffrey Holland (more...)

Hathaway, Gyllenhaal and Gad Set For FOX's 'Love and Other Drugs'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2009

The Hollywood Reporter has announced that actor and comedian Josh Gad has joined Jake Gyllenhaal and Anne Hathaway in the business-world drama 'Love and Other Drugs' at Fox 2000/New Regency. (more...)

Cruz, Hanlon & Sun Lead Cast Of Larson's tic, tic..BOOM! Runs Through 7/18 At WCP
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2009

From the genius who created the smash hit, 'Rent,' comes 'tick, tick...BOOM!,' a vital American musical about a young artist on the verge in New York City. Westport Country Playhouse, Westport, Connecticut, stages this lesser-known work by Jonathan Larson through July 18. (more...)

Briner, Critelli & More Cast In TheatreWorks' TINYARD HILL 7/15-8/16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2009

TheatreWorks, the nationally acclaimed theatre of Silicon Valley, launches its 40th Anniversary season with a vibrant world premiere musical, TINYARD HILL, by Tommy Newman and 2009 Jonathan Larsen Award-winning composer Mark Allen. (more...)

Cruz, Hanlon & Sun Lead Cast Of Larson's tic, tic..BOOM! Runs Through 7/18 At WCP
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2009

From the genius who created the smash hit, 'Rent,' comes 'tick, tick...BOOM!,' a vital American musical about a young artist on the verge in New York City. Westport Country Playhouse, Westport, Connecticut, stages this lesser-known work by Jonathan Larson through July 18. (more...)

THE BEST IS YET TO COME: THE MUSIC OF CY COLEMAN With Burnham, Graae, Mayes & More Runs Through 8/2 At Rubicon
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2009

Rubicon Theatre Company has announced the cast and creative team for the World Premiere of THE BEST IS YET TO COME: THE MUSIC OF CY COLEMAN, which began previews July 9 at Rubicon's intimate 200-seat home at 1006 E. Main Street in Ventura's Downtown Cultural District. The show continues Wednesdays through Sundays through August 2, 2009. (more...)

Three Generation Of Guthrie Actors Reunite For WHEN WE ARE MARRIED 7/10-8/30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2009

The Guthrie announced today that three generations of Guthrie actors will comprise the cast of its summer production of J.B. Priestley's rollicking comedy When We Are Married. Under the direction of Guthrie associate artistic director John Miller-Stephany (1776, Jane Eyre, The Constant Wife), the show will reunite many beloved Guthrie company members from the 1960s and 70s, including Barbara Bryne, Helen Carey, Patricia Conolly, Peter Michael Goetz and Linda Kelsey. (more...)

Stage And Screen Star Anna Paquin Engaged To "True Blood" Co-Star Stephen Moyer
by Movies News Desk - Aug 6, 2009

Stage, film and television star Anna Paquin has announced her engagement to fellow actor Stephen Moyer. Moyer co-stars as Paquin's boyfriend on the hit HBO series, True Blood. (more...)

Theatre's Newest Stars Anne Hathaway And Daniel Craig Part Of Vanity Fair's 2009 Best-Dressed List
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2009

Hollywood favorites, and theatre's newest stars, Anne Hathaway and Daniel Craig have been included on Vanity Fair's 2009 International Best-Dressed List. (more...)

Pittsburgh Irish & Classical Theatre Secure Rights To Stream 8/15 Performance Of THE HISTORY BOYS 'Live and in Person and Live and Online'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2009

Mid-way through its 2009 season, Pittsburgh Irish and Classical Theatre (PICT) has been given the green light by authors and unions to test run its 'live and in person and live and online' streaming web portal, allowing people across the world to witness the live production. (more...)

MAMMA MIA! To Welcome New Leads; Louis, Morris, Boll & Macdonald Join The Party 9/22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2009

Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus' global smash hit musical MAMMA MIA! will welcome Patrick Boll, Alyse Alan Louis, David Andrew Macdonald and Eric William Morris to the Winter Garden Theatre on Tuesday, September 22, 2009. (more...)

Three Generation Of Guthrie Actors Reunite For WHEN WE ARE MARRIED 7/10-8/30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2009

The Guthrie announced today that three generations of Guthrie actors will comprise the cast of its summer production of J.B. Priestley's rollicking comedy When We Are Married. Under the direction of Guthrie associate artistic director John Miller-Stephany (1776, Jane Eyre, The Constant Wife), the show will reunite many beloved Guthrie company members from the 1960s and 70s, including Barbara Bryne, Helen Carey, Patricia Conolly, Peter Michael Goetz and Linda Kelsey. (more...)

Darrington, Bohmer, Noll, Petkoff, Steggert, Umoh Headline Broadway's RAGTIME, Previews Begin At the Neil Simon Theatre 10/23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2009

The anticipated new Broadway production of Terrence McNally, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty's Tony Award® winning musical RAGTIME has announced complete casting of its 40 member company. (more...)

TheatreWorks Presents Regional Premiere Of YELLOW FACE 8/26-9/20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2009

TheatreWorks, the nationally acclaimed theatre of Silicon Valley, presents the ferociously funny, utterly unreliable memoir, Yellow Face, from the Tony Award-winning author of M. Butterfly, David Henry Hwang. Part fact, part fiction, this revealing backstage comedy chronicles the playwright?s struggle to define racial identity in the mixed-up melting pot of contemporary America. Broadway and Off-Broadway star Francis Jue will reprise his Obie-Award winning role as the playwright?s father alongside New York-based actor Pun Bandhu and Bay Area theatre veterans Robert Ernst, Amy Resnick, and Howard Swain. Thomas Azar and Tina Chilip make their TheatreWorks debuts. Founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley will direct. Yellow Face plays August 26 through September 20 (press opening August 29), at TheatreWorks at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts. For tickets and information, the public may call 650-463-1960, or visit www.theatreworks.org. (more...)

Rosena M. Hill Leads THE TOYMAKER At Theatre At St. Clement's As Part Of NYMF 10/5-18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2009

THE NEW YORK NEW MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL and BRYAN PUTNAM INK are pleased to announce the world premiere production of THE TOYMAKER, directed by Lawrence Edelson. THE TOYMAKER will play a limited engagement at Theatre at St. Clement's (423 West 46th Street, New York, NY 10036.) Performances begin Monday, October 5 and continue through Sunday, October 18. (more...)

Bethel College Theatre Announces 2009-2010 Season, BOYS NEXT DOOR, JANE EYRE And More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2009

The Bethel College department of theatre has announced the 2009-2010 theater season productions. Season tickets are $40 for adults and $36 for students and can be obtained now through Oct. 8 through the Bethel College ticket office. (more...)

Sweet and Nasty Burlesque Disrobes the Classics at GLITTERATURE 101 9/21
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2009

Just in time to go back to school, Sweet and Nasty Burlesque presents a survey of great boobs and great books with GLITTERATURE 101. On Monday, September 21, the sexiest bookworms this side of the Library of Congress will strip in honor of classic literature, presenting burlesque tributes to the hottest summer reading list ever. This extra-curricular extravaganza will feature new works and breast-sellers that even the Dewey Decimal System can't contain. (more...)

THE BEST IS YET TO COME: THE MUSIC OF CY COLEMAN With Burnham, Graae, Mayes & More Runs Through 8/2 At Rubicon
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2009

Rubicon Theatre Company has announced the cast and creative team for the World Premiere of THE BEST IS YET TO COME: THE MUSIC OF CY COLEMAN, which began previews July 9 at Rubicon's intimate 200-seat home at 1006 E. Main Street in Ventura's Downtown Cultural District. The show continues Wednesdays through Sundays through August 2, 2009. (more...)

Arden And Stout Set For 'THE BOY IN THE BATHROOM' Readings 9/17
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2009

Jaimie Mayer and Don't Eat the Pictures Productions proudly present an industry reading of the New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) hit The Boy in the Bathroom, September 17 at 3:00 & 7:00 PM. Featuring book & lyrics by Michael Lluberes with music and additional lyrics by Joe Maloney, this presentation will be directed by show creator, Michael Lluberes and will play at Stage Five at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street b/w 8th & 9th Avenues). (more...)

Panaro, Schaffel, Murphy, Harvey Join Toro For BC/EFA's CABARET CARES 8/17
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2009

Cabaret Cares the monthly benefit series that raises funds for Broadway Cares Equity Fights AIDS and Help Is On The Way Today returns in August. Created in 2005 by cabaret producer Joseph Macchia Cabaret Cares was created to help raise funds for Broadway Cares. The series was then a weekly summer series at Helen's cabaret room that brought together the best of the Broadway and Cabaret community. (more...)

Briner, Critelli & More Cast In TheatreWorks' TINYARD HILL 7/15-8/16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2009

TheatreWorks, the nationally acclaimed theatre of Silicon Valley, launches its 40th Anniversary season with a vibrant world premiere musical, TINYARD HILL, by Tommy Newman and 2009 Jonathan Larsen Award-winning composer Mark Allen. (more...)

Pittsburgh Irish & Classical Theatre Secure Rights To Stream 8/15 Performance Of THE HISTORY BOYS 'Live and in Person and Live and Online'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2009

Mid-way through its 2009 season, Pittsburgh Irish and Classical Theatre (PICT) has been given the green light by authors and unions to test run its 'live and in person and live and online' streaming web portal, allowing people across the world to witness the live production. (more...)

Rea And McGinley Reprise Roles In Shepard's AGES OF THE MOON, Buffini's GABRIEL Makes US Premiere For Atlantic's 2009/2010 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2009

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) is proud to announce that Academy Award®, Golden Globe Award® and Tony Award® nominee Stephen Rea (The Crying Game, Someone Who'll Watch Over Me) and Sean McGinley (the film On a Clear Day) will reprise their starring roles in the American premiere of The Abbey Theatre's production of Sam Shepard's AGES OF THE MOON. The American premiere of Moira Buffini's award-winning play GABRIEL will mark the final main stage production of Atlantic's 2009-2010 season at the Linda Gross Theater. Previews will begin in April toward a May 2010 opening. Dates and casting will be announced. (more...)

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