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Eugene O'Neill Theatre (New York, NY)
230 West 49th St.
New York, NY
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Two hours and 30 minutes with one intermission
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Review - Death Takes A Holiday: How Can Love Survive?
by Ben Peltz - Aug 16, 2011

The unfortunate case of laryngitis inflicting Death Takes A Holiday's leading man, Julian Ovenden, divided press reservations for the new musical into 'before' and 'after.'  I was originally scheduled to see the show the week of its opening, but when understudy Kevin Earley began filling in, many of us were, understandably, put on hold to wait for his return. (more...)

John Tartaglia and Cast of ImaginOcean to Appear at Gymboree 8/16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2011

Tony Award and Emmy Award nominated actor John Tartaglia, the creator and producer of the Drama Desk-nominated Off-Broadway hit John Tartaglia's ImaginOcean, will appear at Gymboree (327 West 14th Street, NYC) on Tuesday, August 16 at 12:30 PM. Along with the stars of ImaginOcean -- the adorable puppets Dorsel, Bubbles and Tank -- Tartaglia will meet and greet fans, sign autographs, and perform songs from ImaginOcean. (more...)

Tom Chambers and Summer Strallen Led TOP HAT Opens 8/16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2011

Seventy six years after its movie release, Top Hat will receive its world stage premiere at the Milton Keynes Theatre on 16 August 2011 where it opens for the start of an initial 17 UK week tour prior to an anticipated West End transfer in spring 2012. (more...)

Tickets to the Columbus Symphony 2011-12 Season Go On Sale 8/17
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2011

Single tickets go on sale to the public at 9am on Wednesday, August 17, for the Columbus Symphony's 2011-12 Masterworks and Pops Seasons, the first full schedule under the leadership of recently installed Music Director Jean-Marie Zeitouni. (more...)

Soap Star Colleen Zenk Makes NYC Cabaret Debut at Feinstein's 10/30, 11/6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2011

Three time Emmy Award nominee Colleen Zenk who played Barbara Ryan on As The World Turns for 32 years will make the New York City debut of her new one-woman cabaret show aptly titled COLLEEN ZENK: Still Sassy! (more...)

Tickets to the Columbus Symphony 2011-12 Season Go On Sale 8/17
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2011

Single tickets go on sale to the public at 9am on Wednesday, August 17, for the Columbus Symphony's 2011-12 Masterworks and Pops Seasons, the first full schedule under the leadership of recently installed Music Director Jean-Marie Zeitouni. (more...)

Local Dance Companies Take Center Stage at PlayhouseSquare 9/9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2011

The PlayhouseSquare Community Engagement & Education Department presents its ninth annual Dance Showcase on Friday, September 9 at 7 p.m. in the Palace Theatre. (more...)

BOOK OF MORMON Breaks O'Neill Theatre House Record Again
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2011

THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of Nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, has broken the house record of the Eugene O'Neill Theatre for the 15th time. The show earned $1,289,947.50 in the 1,068-seat O'Neill for the week ending Sunday, August 14, 2011. (more...)

Azuka Theatre Announces 2011-2012 Season; Debuts in New Space
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2011

Azuka Theatre's 12th Season is shaping up to be one of their most ambitious seasons to date. The company is moving into a new performance and office space, presenting its 10th World Premiere, and beginning a New Professionals Series. (more...)

JERSEY BOYS Return To Chicago 4/5/2012-6/2
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2011

Dates have been announced for Chicago's return engagement of the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical JERSEY BOYS, the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. (more...)

BWW Reviews: BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL Delights in San Francisco
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2011

The winner of the 2009 Tony Award for Best Musical (plus Nine other Tonys) Billy Elliot the Musical will have you reaching for the ballet barre - or at least reaching out for your own dreams again if you've happened to set them aside. Playing now through September 17th, Billy Elliot is nothing short of amazing. (more...)

WorkShop Theatre Company Presents BENEATH THE HUSH, A WHISPER, 9/17-10/8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2011

The WorkShop Theater Company (Scott C. Sickles, Artistic Director), as part of its 2011-2012 Main Stage season, proudly presents Beneath the Hush, a Whisper, a work of historical fiction by new playwright, Abigail Somma, directed by Tom Herman. Beneath the Hush, a Whisper, set at the United Nations in the 1950's tells the story of a British diplomat, assigned to work with Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold on a project that will change the course of history. As his work begins, the conflicted UN appointee faces a personal crisis that tests his idealism and integrity. (more...)

SAMMY GETS MUGGED! Opens At NY Int'l Fringe Fest 8/15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2011

The 15th Annual New York International Fringe Festival will present the premiere of the new play SAMMY GETS MUGGED!, by award-winning writer Dan Heching, from August 15 to 28. Directed by Noah Himmelstein, the cast features Stephanie Pope Caffey (Broadway's Chicago, Fosse and more), Patrick Byas ('Law & Order: SVU') and Mr. Heching. (more...)

Sarasota Ballet Announces Programs and Schedules for 2011-12 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2011

After celebrating a spectacular 20th Anniversary Season, The Sarasota Ballet prepares to enter its third decade and fifth season under the leadership of Iain Webb not only with the announcement that Webb has signed for a six year contract, but also with performances at The John F. Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. with The Suzanne Farrell Ballet, October 12 - 16, 2011.' (more...)

NZ Band Goldenhorse Make U.S. Debut on ABC Family's The Lying Game
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2011

Known down under for their ethereal vocals, warm atmospheric guitars and steadfast rhythm section, alternative New Zealand pop band Goldenhorse is still a relative mystery to most music fans in the United States. Until now. (more...)

Bob Fosse, Katherine Dunham, et al. to Be Featured on 2012 Stamps
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2011

In 2012, the U.S. Postal Service pays tribute to four influential choreographers who changed the art of dance: Isadora Duncan, José Limón, Katherine Dunham, and Bob Fosse. Designed to look like posters advertising a performance, the stamp art captures the luminosity and mystery of a live dance performance. (more...)

Writers' Theatre's THE DETECTIVE'S WIFE Closes 8/14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2011

Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn Lipuma announce a one-week extension to the World Premiere of The Detective's Wife by Keith Huff, directed by Gary Griffin. Due to high demand, an additional six performances have been added for The Detective's Wife, now playing at Writers' Theatre, 664 Vernon Avenue in Glencoe, through August 14, 2011. (more...)

Theatre for the New City Presents NUCLEAR LOVE AFFAIR, 8/14-9/3
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2011

Built for Collapse presents NUCLEAR LOVE AFFAIR, in association with The Dream Up Festival at THeatre for the New City, AUgust 14 through September 3. In this spectacular multi-media investigation of America in the Atomic Age, unnerving images, vibrant rhythms, disturbing text, and violent slapstick collide to create an erotic pop culture explosion. Featuring Elvis Presley dancing through Vietnam, Charlie Chaplin at Hiroshima, and Marilyn Monroe teaching us all how to 'Duck and Cover,' Nuclear Love Affair is a bold and twisted take on the journey of the American Dream. (more...)

Norris Theatre Presents ALADDIN JR. Closes 8/14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2011

Disney's magical stage musical "Aladdin Jr." comes to the Norris Theatre for Nine performances, August 5-14. (more...)

Built for Collapse Presents NUCLEAR LOVE AFFAIR 8/14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2011

Nuclear Love Affair, a bold new spectacle that looks at the journey of the American Dream, created by Built for Collapse (www.built4collapse.wordpress.com), will have its world premiere at Theater for the New City, (155 First Avenue), opening August 14th and playing through September 3rd, as part of The Dream Up Festival. (more...)

Theater for the New City and ASOBI NY Present LOVE MASTERS 8/14-31
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2011

Theater for the New City (Crystal Field, Executive Director), in association with ASOBI NY, presents the Dream Up Festival production of Love Masters, a multimedia performance art play on the journey of a tantric massage, beginning Sunday August 14th and continuing through August 31st only, at Theater for the New City, 155 1st Avenue between 9th and 10th Streets, for Nine performances only (see schedule below). (more...)

Ojai Art Center Theater Presents HELLO DOLLY Thru 8/14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2011

Ojai Art Center Theater's production of the Jerry Herman-Michael Stewart musical, 'Hello Dolly' will be onstage through Aug. 14 at the Ojai Art Center Theater. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays. (more...)

Oak Park Festival Theatre Honors National Shakespeare Competition Finalist
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2011

Oak Park Festival Theatre will honor Oak Park & River Forest High School rising senior Alexandria Frisch for her outstanding achievement as a finalist in the English-Speaking Union's prestigious National Shakespeare Competition. (more...)

Chip Zien to Host BROADWAY IN THE BERKSHIRES, 8/15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2011

Shakespeare & Company Artistic Director Tony Simotes proudly announces the benefit performance of Broadway in the Berkshires Monday, August 15th at 6:00pm, Founders' Theatre, 70 Kemble Street , Lenox , MA . Proceeds will go to Shakespeare & Company's internationally-acclaimed Education and Training Programs. Producer and Company member, Deborah Grausman (actor and founder of Berkshire Musical Theater Workshop) has assembled an all-star cast and first-rate creative team for this spectacular, not to be missed, one-night event. Broadway's Chip Zien (Into the Woods-the original Baker, Les Miserables, The Country Girl, People in The Picture, Falsettos, Grand Hotel, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, The Boys from Syracuse, etc.) will host. Director Sam Scalamoni (Disney's Beauty and the Beast, Lestat) and Music Director Paul Staroba (A Little Night Music, Next to Normal, Grey Gardens) will head up the creative team. (more...)

THE SCREWTAPE LETTERS Adds Performances To Houston Run
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2011

THE SCREWTAPE LETTERS, the theatrical adaptation of the C.S. Lewis novel about spiritual warfare from a demon's point of view, will return to Houston at the Wortham Center, Cullen Theater, 550 Prairie Street this August. (more...)

EDMT Hosts Audition Workshop 8/13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2011

Next Saturday, EDMT is hosting a special audition workshop entitled: Do You Make These Common Mistakes in Auditions? This special workshop is being taught by Debbie and Rick Wilson on Saturday, August 13th. (more...)

Sheryl Crow to Appear at Morris PAC, 8/17
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 13, 2011

Grammy award winner Sheryl Crow will be performing at Morris Performing Arts Center in South Bend on Wednesday, August 17 at 8:00 pm. (more...)

John Tartaglia and Cast of ImaginOcean to Appear at Gymboree 8/16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2011

Tony Award and Emmy Award nominated actor John Tartaglia, the creator and producer of the Drama Desk-nominated Off-Broadway hit John Tartaglia's ImaginOcean, will appear at Gymboree (327 West 14th Street, NYC) on Tuesday, August 16 at 12:30 PM. Along with the stars of ImaginOcean -- the adorable puppets Dorsel, Bubbles and Tank -- Tartaglia will meet and greet fans, sign autographs, and perform songs from ImaginOcean. (more...)

1776 Closes at Glendale Center Theatre, 8/13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2011

Under the helm of sought after Los Angeles theatre Director Todd Nielsen, the Tony Award-winning Musical 1776 will close at the Glendale Centre Theatre August 13, 2011. (more...)

Babes With Blades Presents THE DOUBLE, Previews Begin 8/13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2011

Babes With Blades, Chicago's all-female stage combat theater company, will present the world premiere of "The Double" by BWB ensemble member Barbara Lhota . (more...)

Englert Theatre Announces Additional Fall Events, Tix On Sale 8/12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2011

Adding more to their lineup of events - including Janis Ian, Judy Collins, Steve Earle, and The Miles Davis Experience - the Englert Theatre is happy to announce three additional shows for the Fall Season. (more...)

Summer Educational Outreach Student Performance at the St. George Theatre 8/12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2011

On Friday, August 12th, seventy students ages 8 to 18 will be performing for their family, friends, and community as part of the Summer Education Outreach Program. The performance will begin at 1:00pm. The Summer Education Outreach Program is at the heart of the St. George Theatre's mission and was created from the founders' vision to address an expressed community need for more youth programs. (more...)

North Fourth's Two Worlds Presents Asdzani Shash: The Woman...Bear
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2011

Asdzani Shash: The Woman Who Turned into a Bear is a modernized retelling of a Navajo legend about a contemporary Navajo woman who lives on the edge of the reservation and works in a convalescent home for the aged. (more...)

Hunter And Magni Lead Cast In TELL THEM THAT I AM YOUNG AND BEAUTIFUL At Arcola, Sep 6-Oct 8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2011

Seven words, seven stories, seven moments of theatre played in an empty space like a game, magical and dangerous. A farmer proposes marriage under the stars in Italy, a kidney donor is on the run in Paris, birds come to life in ancient India, a brother plays dead in Senegal, and a young lover is in search of Truth. (more...)

The Next Fifty Seeks Participants for People Passion Purpose: a Learning Odyssey
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2011

One week remains for Washington state residents to sign up for the learning experience of the next half-century. People * Passion * Purpose (P3): a Learning Odyssey will follow 25 people for Nine months as they identify their deepest passion and pursue it. P3 is an activity of The Next Fifty celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 1962 Seattle World's Fair. The deadline to apply or nominate someone to participate is Friday, Aug. 19, 2011. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Tommy Tune 'Steps in Time' at The Colonial Theatre
by Stephen Sorokoff - Aug 12, 2011

George M Cohan, Al Jolson, Will Rogers, John & Ethel Barrymore & Sarah Bernhardt have all walked out on the stage of the famed Colonial Theatre and excited, entertained and thrilled Berkshire audiences. (more...)

'Transmission' Series filmed in Jacksonville to Premiere on Youtube 8/20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2011

'Transmission', a Zombie series which was filmed last winter in a claustrophobic warehouse near Everbank Field, will have its premeire on Youtube August 30, with a new installment every Tuesday after that for eight or Nine weeks. (more...)

Knitting Factory Presents The Dear Hunter 8/12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2011

The Dear Hunter with O'Brother Friday, August 12th, 2011 Doors 7:30 PM / Show 8 PM at Knitting Factory Brooklyn (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Concludes 2010-2011 Season with STEEL MAGNOLIAS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2011

Rubicon Theatre Company concludes its 2010-2011 Season with the premiere of ROBERT HARLING'S STEEL MAGNOLIAS, the much-loved play that explores the bonds of friendship and community, and the power of laughter to ease the burdens of troubled times. (more...)

Barrett, Harris Lead SILENCE! The Musical
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2011

Broadway favorite Brent Barrett and Jenn Harris are set to head the cast of SILENCE! The Musical, the unauthorized parody of The Silence of the Lambs, with book by Hunter Bell, music & lyrics by Jon and Al Kaplan, and direction and choreography by Christopher Gattelli. (more...)

Village Theatre Announces New Musical Festival Lineup: THE GIVER, LIZZIE BORDEN & More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2011

Village Theatre announces the official selections of the Village Originals 11th Annual Festival of New Musicals, taking place August 12-14, 2011 at the Francis J. Gaudette Theatre in Issaquah, Wash. This is an invitation-only event. (more...)

Troupe D'jour wins BITS Tournament at Go Comedy! 8/10
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2011

The 2nd Annual Bailout Improv Tournament Spectacular (BITS) came to an exciting conclusion Wednesday, August 10 at Go Comedy! Improv Theater when Troupe D'jour became the winners of the tournament's $1001 grand prize. (more...)

People's Light & Theater Announces New R & D Lab Thru 8/12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2011

People's Light & Theatre is bringing together both adults and young people, local artists and international artists, for a freshly-conceived research and development laboratory. This project takes place July 31 through August 12, 2011 (more...)

Reduced Shakespeare Company Presents ALL THE GREAT BOOKS (abridged), 10/14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2011

The Reduced Shakespeare Company, the three-man comedy troupe that takes long, serious subjects and reduces them to short, sharp comedies, performs its show titled All the Great Books (abridged) at 8 p.m. on Friday, October 14, at Pepperdine University Center for the Arts' Smothers Theatre in Malibu. (more...)

Cox Music & Movies to Present 'Shrek' and Live Music by Funk Trek 8/19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2011

Omaha Performing Arts brings back a cherished Omaha event - Cox Music & Movies! Enjoy live music from some of the area's hottest bands followed by a classic movie, all in the Holland Center East Lawn. (more...)

OUR AMERICAN COUSIN to Debut at Lincoln Amphitheatre's Stage 8/19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2011

The play President Lincoln attended the night of his assassination will debut at Lincoln Amphitheatre on August 19. (more...)

Gazillion Bubble Show Launches 70-City North American Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2011

Five-time Tony Award®-winning producer, Jon B. Platt (Wicked, The Book of Mormon), has announced the first ever North American tour of Gazillion Bubble Show, starring its creator and international sensation Fan Yang. (more...)

Uptown Players Presents Dallas Pride Performing Arts Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2011

Uptown Players, a professional theater group located in the Uptown area of Dallas, has announced its programming for the Dallas Pride Performing Arts Festival. (more...)

Colonial Theatre Presents Tommy Tune in Steps in Time 8/11
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2011

Nine-time Tony Award winner Tommy Tune in Steps in Time: A Broadway Biography in Song and Dance Featuring The Manhattan Rhythm Kings will perform on Thursday, August 11 at 7:30pm at The Colonial Theatre. (more...)

Broadway Palm Dinner Theater Presents 'Hot August Nights Concert Series' Beg. 8/11
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2011

Mesa's Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre will begin it's Hot August Nights Concert Series on August 11, with a tribute to best-selling recording artist Barry Manilow. (more...)

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