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DTC Presents THE TEMPEST/Celebrates Project Discovery with $25 TicketsDTC Presents THE TEMPEST/Celebrates Project Discovery with $25 Tickets
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2011

Dallas Theater Center launches its 2011-2012 season with Shakespeare's beloved final play, The Tempest, at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre at the AT&T Performing Arts Center Sept. 9 - Oct. 9. (more...)

McCarter Theatre's TEN CENTS A DANCE Opens 9/16, Featuring Donna McKechnie & Malcolm GetsMcCarter Theatre's TEN CENTS A DANCE Opens 9/16, Featuring Donna McKechnie & Malcolm Gets
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2011

McCarter Theatre Center will open its 2011/2012 season with John Doyle's Ten Cents A Dance: The Music of Rodgers and Hart Friday, September 16 and runs through Sunday, October 9. Ten Cent A Dance is a co-production with Williamstown Theatre Festival where it recently completed a successful run. The show previews Friday, September 9 through Thursday, September 15. (more...)

Centaur Theatre Hosts ACT ONE SCENE ONE September 22Centaur Theatre Hosts ACT ONE SCENE ONE September 22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2011

The Centaur Theatre will host a night of delectable dishes and libations as we celebrate the magic of live theatre. (more...)

NY Musical-Themed Film Series to Play in Washington Square Park Beg. 9/8NY Musical-Themed Film Series to Play in Washington Square Park Beg. 9/8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2011

According to the NY Times Arts Beat blog, a film series called 'Movies on the Square: All Singing! All Dancing! All New York!' will run in Washington Square Park on Thursday nights, beginning September 8, 2011 (more...)

SIMPLY STREISAND Extends At Laurie BeechmanSIMPLY STREISAND Extends At Laurie Beechman
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2011

Following a standing room only opening performance, The Laurie Beechman Theatre has announced two additional performances of our brand new venture, SIMPLY STREISAND, a celebration of Ms. Barbra Streisand, her legendary career and the music she made famous. (more...)

A NIGHT WITH GEORGE Opens First Irish 2011 Festival A NIGHT WITH GEORGE Opens First Irish 2011 Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2011

The fourth annual 1st Irish Festival, the world's only all-Irish theatre festival, opens on Monday September 5 with the first of 21 performances of 'A Night with George,' the Aisling Award-winning comedy from Belfast. (more...)

Andrea Martin to Make Art House Debut, 9/3-4Andrea Martin to Make Art House Debut, 9/3-4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2011

Andrea Martin is a two-time Emmy Award winner for the critically acclaimed sketch comedy series SCTV, and has received more Tony and Drama Desk Award nominations as Featured Actress in a Musical than any other actress, winning both awards for her role in My Favorite Year. She is widely known for her role in the film My Big Fat Greek Wedding and was last seen on Broadway opposite Geoffrey Rush and Susan Sarandon in Exit the King. Her one-woman show Final Days! Everything Must Go! featuring Seth Rudetsky makes its anticipated Provincetown debut at The Art House on September 3rd and 4th. For tickets please visit www.ptownarthouse.com or call 508-487-9222 . (more...)

Playhouse on Park Announces New Dining Partners for 2011-2012Playhouse on Park Announces New Dining Partners for 2011-2012
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2011

There's nothing better than a night On the Town, with dinner and show! For it's 2011-2012 season, Playhouse on Park at 244 Park Road, will be partnering with a long list of local restaurants so its patrons can kick start or top off their evening with a taste of the area's finest. (more...)

Previews begin For David Caudle's THE COMMON SWALLOWPreviews begin For David Caudle's THE COMMON SWALLOW
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2011

Previews begin for David Caudle's The Common Swallow starring Annie Golden. Annie Golden was discovered on the Bowery fronting a rock band and cast by Milos Forman as Jeannie in Hair, the 1978 film. (more...)

La Mirada Theatre Presents LIFE COULD BE A DREAMLa Mirada Theatre Presents LIFE COULD BE A DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2011

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & MC COY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT are thrilled to present the second show of their 2011-2012 season with the LADCC, GARLAND and LA WEEKLY award-winning musical for Best Production, LIFE COULD BE A DREAM, written and directed by Roger Bean (The Marvelous Wonderettes), with musical direction by Michael Paternostro, choreography by Lee Martino and featuring the original cast who performed in both the Hudson Theatre and Laguna Playhouse productions! LIFE COULD BE A DREAM will open on Friday, October 28, 2011 (with a press opening on Saturday, October 29) and run through Sunday, November 20, 2011 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd in La Mirada. (more...)

League of Professional Theatre Women To Host TURNING 30 In Duffy SquareLeague of Professional Theatre Women To Host TURNING 30 In Duffy Square
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2011

On Wednesday, September 28th the League of Professional Theatre Women will kick-off the fifteen-month celebration of their 30th Anniversary with a special event, TURNING 30, in Duffy Square at 11am. (more...)

Jesse Tyler Ferguson to Host Presidential Fundraiser, 9/26Jesse Tyler Ferguson to Host Presidential Fundraiser, 9/26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2011

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Broadway veteran and Emmy nominee Jesse Tyler Ferguson will emcee a fundraiser for President Obama. The event will take place on September 26 at Los Angeles' House of Blues. (more...)

Ellen Barkin, Elaine Stritch, Joe Mantello et al. Honor George C. Wolfe with SDC 'Mr. Abbott' Award, 10/3Ellen Barkin, Elaine Stritch, Joe Mantello et al. Honor George C. Wolfe with SDC 'Mr. Abbott' Award, 10/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2011

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF) has announced that acclaimed director George C. Wolfe will be celebrated with the 2011 'Mr. Abbott' Award for his incredible breadth and depth of work in the American Theatre. (more...)

New Classics Presents Hangin' Up My Heart 9/25New Classics Presents Hangin' Up My Heart 9/25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2011

The New Classics Series returns on Sunday, September 25th at 7:00 p.m. with Michael Schwartz' play Hangin' Up My Heart, directed by Don DiGiulio and performed in the Henry Heymann Theatre at the Stephen Foster Memorial in Oakland. (more...)

NEWSIES Opens at the Paper Mill Playhouse 9/25NEWSIES Opens at the Paper Mill Playhouse 9/25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2011

Paper Mill Playhouse's production of a new Disney stage musical, Newsies, will officially open tonight. Revolutionary newsie Jack Kelly will be portrayed by Jeremy Jordan of Broadway's West Side Story and Rock of Ages. Tony® Award nominee John Dossett will play newspaper giant Joseph Pulitzer. (more...)

Centaur Theatre Hosts ACT ONE SCENE ONE September 22Centaur Theatre Hosts ACT ONE SCENE ONE September 22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2011

The Centaur Theatre will host a night of delectable dishes and libations as we celebrate the magic of live theatre. (more...)

NC Symphony Pops Series Begins with Tour of Bernstein's Greatest HitsNC Symphony Pops Series Begins with Tour of Bernstein's Greatest Hits
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2011

The North Carolina Symphony will have special help in guiding concertgoers through one of music's most engaging legacies next month. (more...)

New Ohio Theatre Premieres TWO-MAN KIDNAPPING RULENew Ohio Theatre Premieres TWO-MAN KIDNAPPING RULE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2011

The New Ohio Theatre will present Joseph Gallo's TWO-MAN KIDNAPPING RULE, a bittersweet look at a contemporary male friendship in decline. (more...)

Jesse Tyler Ferguson to Host Presidential Fundraiser, 9/26Jesse Tyler Ferguson to Host Presidential Fundraiser, 9/26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2011

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Broadway veteran and Emmy nominee Jesse Tyler Ferguson will emcee a fundraiser for President Obama. The event will take place on September 26 at Los Angeles' House of Blues. (more...)

New Classics Presents Hangin' Up My Heart 9/25New Classics Presents Hangin' Up My Heart 9/25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2011

The New Classics Series returns on Sunday, September 25th at 7:00 p.m. with Michael Schwartz' play Hangin' Up My Heart, directed by Don DiGiulio and performed in the Henry Heymann Theatre at the Stephen Foster Memorial in Oakland. (more...)

Tickets On Sale Now for Michael John LaChiusa's QUEEN OF THE MISTTickets On Sale Now for Michael John LaChiusa's QUEEN OF THE MIST
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2011

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). (more...)

Thomas Kail to Direct MAGIC/BIRD; Creative Team AnnouncedThomas Kail to Direct MAGIC/BIRD; Creative Team Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2011

Producers Fran Kirmser and Tony Ponturo (Lombardi) announced today members of their creative team. Tony nominee Thomas Kail (Lombardi, In The Heights) will reunite with Lombardi playwright and Oscar winner and Emmy Nominee Eric Simonson on MAGIC/BIRD, a new play chronicling the intertwined life stories of two of the most influential figures in sports and pop culture of the past 25 years, basketball Hall of Famers Larry Bird and Earvin ‘Magic' Johnson. (more...)

String Summit to Be First CSO Masterworks Concert Performed in the SouthernString Summit to Be First CSO Masterworks Concert Performed in the Southern
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2011

For the Columbus Symphony's inaugural concert in the Southern Theatre, CSO Music Director Jean-Marie has selected three 20th-century masterpieces showcasing orchestral strings. (more...)

Reprise Theatre Co Presents An Evening With Liz Callaway 9/19Reprise Theatre Co Presents An Evening With Liz Callaway 9/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2011

Reprise Theatre Company presents An Evening With Liz Callaway. It will have one performance only on Monday, September 19 at 8:00 pm, at UCLA's Freud Playhouse. (more...)

Bernadette Peters to be Honored at Westport Country Playhouse Annual Gala, 9/19Bernadette Peters to be Honored at Westport Country Playhouse Annual Gala, 9/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2011

One of Broadway's brightest stars, Bernadette Peters, will be the recipient of the Distinguished Dedication and Service to the American Musical Theater Award, presented by Westport Country Playhouse at the theater's '80th Birthday' gala, 'Playing Our Songs: Celebrating 80 Years of Musical Theater,' on the evening of Monday, September 19. (more...)

James Lapine, Marc Bruni, John Rando to Direct Encores! at City CenterJames Lapine, Marc Bruni, John Rando to Direct Encores! at City Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2011

Jack Viertel, Artistic Director of New York City Center's Encores! series, today announced the final two directors for the 2012 Encores! season. As previously announced, James Lapine will direct the first Encores! show of the season, Stephen Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along, opening on February 8, 2012. Marc Bruni will direct Rodgers and Hammerstein's rarely seen Pipe Dream, opening on March 28¸ and John Rando will direct Jule Styne and Leo Robin's Gentlemen Prefer Blondes opening on May 9. Music Director Rob Berman will conduct all three musicals. This year, the number of performances has been expanded: Pipe Dream and Gentlemen Prefer Blondes will play for seven performances each, and Merrily We Roll Along, extended for a two-week run, will play for 15 performances. (more...)

McCarter Theatre's TEN CENTS A DANCE Opens Featuring Donna McKechnie & Malcolm GetsMcCarter Theatre's TEN CENTS A DANCE Opens Featuring Donna McKechnie & Malcolm Gets
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2011

McCarter Theatre Center will open its 2011/2012 season with John Doyle's Ten Cents A Dance: The Music of Rodgers and Hart Friday, September 16 and runs through Sunday, October 9. Ten Cent A Dance is a co-production with Williamstown Theatre Festival where it recently completed a successful run. The show previews Friday, September 9 through Thursday, September 15. (more...)

James Lapine, Marc Bruni, John Rando to Direct Encores! at City CenterJames Lapine, Marc Bruni, John Rando to Direct Encores! at City Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2011

Jack Viertel, Artistic Director of New York City Center's Encores! series, today announced the final two directors for the 2012 Encores! season. (more...)

Paper Mill Playhouse's NEWSIES Begins PerformancesPaper Mill Playhouse's NEWSIES Begins Performances
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2011

Paper Mill Playhouse just announced the cast for its season opener, the premiere of a new Disney stage musical, Newsies. Revolutionary newsie Jack Kelly will be portrayed by Jeremy Jordan of Broadway's West Side Story and Rock of Ages. Tony® Award nominee John Dossett will play newspaper giant Joseph Pulitzer. The show begins performances on Thursday, September 15. The official press opening is scheduled for Sunday, September 25. (more...)

Michelle Beck, Rebecca Brooksher, et al. Set for Public Theater's LOVE'S LABOR'S LOSTMichelle Beck, Rebecca Brooksher, et al. Set for Public Theater's LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2011

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST, the second Public Lab production of the fall season. Directed by Karin Coonrod, LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST runs Tuesday, October 18 through Sunday, November 6 at The Public Theater, with an official press opening on Monday, October 31. Tickets for LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST as well as TITUS ANRONICUS go on sale on Tuesday, September 13; All tickets for Public Lab productions are $15. (more...)

Bryce Ryness, Lisa O'Hare to Lead Reprise Theatre Company's CABARET; Opens 9/13Bryce Ryness, Lisa O'Hare to Lead Reprise Theatre Company's CABARET; Opens 9/13
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2011

Reprise Theatre Company's production of the classic American musical 'Cabaret,' which opens the 2011-2012 Reprise season and plays September 13 to 25 (press opening September 14, 2011) at UCLA's Freud Playhouse, includes a cast of new talents as well as Broadway and West End veterans - Zach Bandler as Ernst Ludwig, Lisa O'Hare as Sally Bowles, Jeff McLean as Cliff Bradshaw, Katrina Lenk as Fräulein Kost, Mary Gordon Murray as Fräulein Schneider, Robert Picardo as Herr Schultz and Bryce Ryness as the Master of Ceremonies. (more...)

League of Professional Theatre Women Celebrates TURNING 30 at Duffy Square, 9/28League of Professional Theatre Women Celebrates TURNING 30 at Duffy Square, 9/28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2011

On Wednesday, September 28th the League of Professional Theatre Women will kick-off the fifteen-month celebration of their 30th Anniversary with a special event, TURNING 30, in Duffy Square at 11am. Co-hosted by Sirius/XM Radio's Julie James & Off-Broadway's Christine Pedi, the event will feature appearances by Emmy Award-winning actress/comedian Judy Gold (The Judy Show) & the Mamma Mia! 'Dynamos,' Carol Linnea Johnson, Corinne Melançon & Stacia Fernandez. Also attending will be some of LPTW 30th Anniversary Leading Ladies: Ruby Dee, Eve Ensler, Rosemary Harris, LaChanze, Elizabeth McCann, Estelle Parsons, Chita Rivera & Fran Weissler. (more...)

TARGET FREE THURSDAYS Line-up Announced for David Rubenstein AtriumTARGET FREE THURSDAYS Line-up Announced for David Rubenstein Atrium
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2011

Fall and Winter 2011-2012 schedule of concerts, Music-Theater and Spoken Word Announced for Target Free Thursdays. (more...)

A NIGHT WITH GEORGE Opens First Irish 2011 Festival A NIGHT WITH GEORGE Opens First Irish 2011 Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2011

The fourth annual 1st Irish Festival, the world's only all-Irish theatre festival, opens on Monday September 5 with the first of 21 performances of 'A Night with George,' the Aisling Award-winning comedy from Belfast. (more...)

NY Musical-Themed Film Series to Play in Washington Square Park Beg. 9/8NY Musical-Themed Film Series to Play in Washington Square Park Beg. 9/8
by Movies News Desk - Aug 30, 2011

According to the NY Times Arts Beat blog, a film series called 'Movies on the Square: All Singing! All Dancing! All New York!' will run in Washington Square Park on Thursday nights, beginning September 8, 2011 (more...)

Tony Yazbeck to Take on Billy Flynn in CHICAGO, 8/29Tony Yazbeck to Take on Billy Flynn in CHICAGO, 8/29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2011

On Monday, August 29, 2011, the acclaimed revival of the Tony Award-winning musical CHICAGO will welcome Tony Yazbeck to the role of 'that silver-tongued prince of the courtoom,' Billy Flynn. (more...)

NC Symphony Pops Series Begins with Tour of Bernstein's Greatest HitsNC Symphony Pops Series Begins with Tour of Bernstein's Greatest Hits
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2011

The North Carolina Symphony will have special help in guiding concertgoers through one of music's most engaging legacies next month. (more...)

A NIGHT WITH GEORGE Opens First Irish 2011 Festival A NIGHT WITH GEORGE Opens First Irish 2011 Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2011

The fourth annual 1st Irish Festival, the world's only all-Irish theatre festival, opens on Monday September 5 with the first of 21 performances of 'A Night with George,' the Aisling Award-winning comedy from Belfast. (more...)

On-Stage in the OC: Kathy Griffin, Rita Rudner, and more!On-Stage in the OC: Kathy Griffin, Rita Rudner, and more!
by Michael L. Quintos - Aug 26, 2011

This weekend, Kathy Griffin & Rita Rudner bring their comedy to Orange County, plus many North-county plays, including the OC-centric New Plays festival in Orange, are performing their final shows. (more...)

Reprise Theatre Co Presents An Evening With Liz Callaway 9/19Reprise Theatre Co Presents An Evening With Liz Callaway 9/19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2011

Reprise Theatre Company presents An Evening With Liz Callaway. It will have one performance only on Monday, September 19 at 8:00 pm, at UCLA's Freud Playhouse. (more...)

Reprise Theatre Company Features Patti LuPone's GYPSY IN MY SOUL,10/4Reprise Theatre Company Features Patti LuPone's GYPSY IN MY SOUL,10/4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2011

Reprise Theatre Company presents Patti LuPone 'Gypsy In My Soul' for one performance only on Tuesday, October 4 at 8:00 pm, at Royce Hall on the campus of UCLA. (more...)

TARGET FREE THURSDAYS Line-up Announced for David Rubenstein AtriumTARGET FREE THURSDAYS Line-up Announced for David Rubenstein Atrium
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2011

Fall and Winter 2011-2012 schedule of concerts, Music-Theater and Spoken Word Announced for Target Free Thursdays. (more...)

SIMPLY STREISAND Extends At Laurie BeechmanSIMPLY STREISAND Extends At Laurie Beechman
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2011

Following a standing room only opening performance, The Laurie Beechman Theatre has announced two additional performances of our brand new venture, SIMPLY STREISAND, a celebration of Ms. Barbra Streisand, her legendary career and the music she made famous. (more...)

A NIGHT WITH GEORGE Opens First Irish 2011 Festival A NIGHT WITH GEORGE Opens First Irish 2011 Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2011

The fourth annual 1st Irish Festival, the world's only all-Irish theatre festival, opens on Monday September 5 with the first of 21 performances of 'A Night with George,' the Aisling Award-winning comedy from Belfast. (more...)

Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival Held 8/20Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival Held 8/20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2011

The Mayor of Morristown in northern New Jersey will host a free all day concert On the Town Green on Saturday, August 20th. (more...)

Stuffed and Unstrung Entertains at the Curran Now thru August 27thStuffed and Unstrung Entertains at the Curran Now thru August 27th
by Linda Hodges - Aug 20, 2011

Stuffed and Unstrung combines the magic of muppetry with the instant insanity of improv, all to great, R-rated effect. Playing at San Francisco's Curran Theater, now through August 27th, Stuffed and Unstrung is a muppets gone wild, great night out On the Town! (more...)

Tony Yazbeck to Take on Billy Flynn in CHICAGO, 8/29Tony Yazbeck to Take on Billy Flynn in CHICAGO, 8/29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2011

On Monday, August 29, 2011, the acclaimed revival of the Tony Award-winning musical CHICAGO will welcome Tony Yazbeck to the role of 'that silver-tongued prince of the courtoom,' Billy Flynn. (more...)

PORGY AND BESS Opens 8/17 at American Repertory TheaterPORGY AND BESS Opens 8/17 at American Repertory Theater
by BWW - Aug 17, 2011

A.R.T. American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) will present The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS, opening the A.R.T.'s 2011-2 season on August 17 at the Loeb Drama Center. The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess, by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin, is adapted by Suzan-Lori Parks and Diedre Murray, and directed by A.R.T. Artistic Director Diane Paulus. (more...)

SIMPLY STREISAND Extends At Laurie BeechmanSIMPLY STREISAND Extends At Laurie Beechman
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2011

Following a standing room only opening performance, The Laurie Beechman Theatre has announced two additional performances of our brand new venture, SIMPLY STREISAND, a celebration of Ms. Barbra Streisand, her legendary career and the music she made famous. (more...)

PORGY AND BESS Opens 8/17 at American Repertory TheaterPORGY AND BESS Opens 8/17 at American Repertory Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2011

A.R.T. American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) will present The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS, opening the A.R.T.'s 2011-2 season on August 17 at the Loeb Drama Center. The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess, by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin, is adapted by Suzan-Lori Parks and Diedre Murray, and directed by A.R.T. Artistic Director Diane Paulus. (more...)

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