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A.C.T. Celebrates Pinter With THE HOMECOMING, Plays 3/3-27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2011

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) continues its 2010-11 season with a revival of Nobel Laureate Harold Pinter's most provocative play, The Homecoming, directed by A.C.T. Artistic Director and longtime Pinter collaborator Carey Perloff. (more...)

Curran Theatre Welcomes ROCK OF AGES, 3/8-4/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2011

The music that ignited a generation is going to heat up San Francisco! The classic rock love story of the decade erupts into Broadway's best party, all to the sounds of such feel-good, sing-out-loud songs as Every Rose Has Its Thorn, I Wanna Know What Love Is, Here I Go Again, Don't Stop Believin' and more. ROCK OF AGES plays the Curran Theatre (445 Geary Street) March 8 through April 9 as part of the 2010-2011 Best of Broadway series under the direction of Carole Shorenstein Hays. Tickets on sale now! (more...)

Marquee Five Bring '8-Track Throwback' To The Laurie Beechman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2011

2010 MAC Award-Winning Vocal Group MARQUEE FIVE (Julie Reyburn, Sierra Rein, Adam West Hemming, Mick Bleyer, and Vanessa Parvin) returns with their critically-acclaimed show '8-Track Throwback' for one night only. (more...)

New Rep Announces PREMIERE PARTY 2011 EVENT 3/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2011

On Monday, March 7, 2011, New Rep will be holding its very first Premiere Party at the historic Commander's Mansion. New Rep's Premiere Party 2011 is an exciting evening of entertainment to celebrate the announcement of New Rep's 2011-2012 Season. (more...)

Seattle Shakespeare Company To Produce The Threepenny Opera at Intiman Theatre, Closes 3/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2011

Seattle Shakespeare Company announced today its plans to produce The Threepenny Opera at the Intiman Theatre. The Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill musical satire about the dapper criminal, Mac the Knife, and the denizens of his seedy underworld will close March 6, 2011. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE THREEPENNY OPERA from Seattle Shakespeare Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2011

Seattle Shakespeare Company is currently presenting their first ever foray into musical theater with "The Threepenny Opera". A show that seasoned musical theater companies would have difficulty with; this typically Shakespearean company in their 20th year handles it with vision, humor and heart. (more...)

Marquee Five in '8-Track Throwback' at The Laurie Beechman Theatre, 3/26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2011

2010 MAC Award-Winning Vocal Group MARQUEE FIVE (Julie Reyburn, Sierra Rein, Adam West Hemming, Mick Bleyer, and Vanessa Parvin) returns with their critically-acclaimed show '8-Track Throwback' for one night only. (more...)

Alan Cumming Wants to Play Lady Macbeth!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2011

In a recent interview with the Telegraph, Tony-winner Alan Cumming went on the record about his current and hopefully future projects, Cumming shared: 'I want to do a production of Macbeth where I play Macbeth one night and Lady Macbeth the next - and the girl who plays Lady Macbeth will change around too. I think it's a way at looking at gender, what defines a man.' (more...)

Colony Theater Presents THE ALL NIGHT STRUT!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2011

The Colony Theatre Company is excited to present the fifth and final production of its 36th season, the classy, sassy musical, THE ALL NIGHT STRUT!, conceived by Fran Charnas, directed & choreographed by Murphy Cross and Paul Kreppel (Jay Johnson: The Two and Only!) with musical direction by Dean Mora. (more...)

Meet the Cast of CACTUS FLOWER Day 4: John Herrera
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2011

BroadwayWorld presents the cast of the Off-Broadway revival of CACTUS FLOWER! Today we feature John Herrera, who stars as Señor Arturo Sanchez. Learn all about him here... (more...)

The Threepenny Opera Opens at the Grand Théâtre de Québec, April 19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2011

Le Théâtre du Trident?L'Opéra de quat'sous Du 19 avril au 14 mai 2011 à 20 h,?à l'exception des 7 et 14 mai où la pièce sera présentée à 16 h ?Texte : Bertolt Brecht (more...)

New Rep Announces THE LAST FIVE , Opens 3/28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2011

New Repertory Theatre, in residence at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, is pleased to announce it will be producing Jason Robert Brown's award-winning musical The Last Five Years. (more...)

A.C.T. Celebrates Pinter With THE HOMECOMING, Closes 3/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2011

The Homecoming closes March 27, 2011, at the American Conservatory Theater (415 Geary Street, San Francisco). (more...)

Marquee Five in '8-Track Throwback' at The Laurie Beechman Theatre, 3/26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2011

2010 MAC Award-Winning Vocal Group MARQUEE FIVE (Julie Reyburn, Sierra Rein, Adam West Hemming, Mick Bleyer, and Vanessa Parvin) returns with their critically-acclaimed show '8-Track Throwback' for one night only. (more...)

Marquee Five Bring '8-Track Throwback' To The Laurie Beechman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2011

2010 MAC Award-Winning Vocal Group MARQUEE FIVE (Julie Reyburn, Sierra Rein, Adam West Hemming, Mick Bleyer, and Vanessa Parvin) returns with their critically-acclaimed show '8-Track Throwback' for one night only. (more...)

Robert Cuccioli, Suzzanne Douglas, et al. Set for Bickford Benefit, 4/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2011

Broadway and Regional favorites Suzzanne Douglas (Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill), Robert Cuccioli (Jekyll & Hyde), and Garth Kravits (The Drowsy Chaperone) will headline The Best of Times: A Star-Studded Salute to the Tony Awards, on Saturday, April 9, 8 p.m., at the Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Road, Morristown, NJ. (more...)

NEW EYES Extends At WhiteFire Thru 6/26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2011

Josepel Productions is proud to announce that their smash-hit (nine months and counting!), critically-acclaimed, world premiere production of NEW EYES, written by Yafit Josephson and Suzanne Bressler, directed by Sammie Wayne, produced by Eliad Josephson and starring Yafit Josephson is EXTENDING AGAIN, and will continue through Sunday, June 26 at the Whitefire Theatre, 13500 Ventura Blvd. in Sherman Oaks. (more...)

Cuccioli & Grant to Star in Boxing Musical CUTMAN at Goodspeed
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2011

Goodspeed Musicals, the first two-time Tony Award winning theatre in the country, is pumped to announce the cast of Cutman: a boxing musical. The brand new spring production will kick off a three show season at Goodspeed's Norma Terris Theatre in Chester, Conn. This striking musical will run from May 12 through June 5, 2011. The cast will train with the pros at the legendary Lion's Den in Middletown, Conn. Boxing equipment is generously provided by Everlast. Cutman is sponsored by Essex Savings Bank. (more...)

Sydney Theatre Company Presents BAAL, 5/7-6/11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2011

Sydney Theatre Company and Malthouse Melbourne collaborate on a new production of the rarely performed Baal, the first play of one of the greatest theatrical minds of all time, Bertolt Brecht. Written in 1918 when the playwright was just 20 years old and regarded as a play of confronting and contrasting beauty and brutality, Baal is directed by Simon Stone. (more...)

Andrea McArdle Leads CRT's URINETOWN at the Jorgensen Theatre, 4/ 14
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2011

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) will present the smash-hit Broadway Musical Urinetown, featuring Broadway star Andrea McArdle, April 14 - 17 & 27 - 30, 2011 in the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre on the Storrs campus. (more...)

Nellie McKay Returns to Feinstein's, 3/22-4/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2011

FEINSTEIN'S AT LOEWS REGENCY, the nightclub proclaimed 'Best of New York' by New York Magazine and 'an invaluable New York institution' by The New York Post, continues its star-studded Winter 2011 season with 'I Want To Live!' - an evening with NELLIE McKAY, a woman with dubious moral standards, often a guest in seedy bars... The return engagement of the critically acclaimed singer, songwriter and actress, featuring songs from her latest CD Home Sweet Mobile Home, will run from March 22 to April 2. According to The New Yorker, the new disc 'covers a wide range of pop styles, from rock and soul to Latin and reggae, and is a delight. In concert, McKay is funny and touching, ceaselessly clever and scarily talented.' While her 8:00 PM/8:30 PM early shows will offer her eclectic mix of standards and original material, the 10:30 PM 'Late Train' shows on Fridays and Saturdays will exclusively feature McKay's own distinctive compositions. McKay, who performs on piano and ukulele as well as vocals, will be joined by a trio of musicians; all shows take place at the Loews Regency Hotel (540 Park Avenue at 61st Street). (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Presents KIN, Opens 3/21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2011

The Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) World Premiere production of KIN, a new play by Bathsheba Doran (Living Room in Africa, her adaptation of Great Expectations at The Lortel) will officially open On March 21. (more...)

Route 66 Theatre Company Presents A TWIST OF WATER, Closes 3/20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2011

Route 66 Theatre Company presents the second production of its 2010-2011 season with the world premiere of A Twist of Water, by Caitlin Montanye Parrish, co-created with and directed by Erica Weiss. A Twist of Water features Route 66 Artistic Director Stef Tovar, with Falashay Pearson, Alex Hugh Brown and Lili-Anne Brown. A Twist of Water closes March 20, 2011 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. (more...)

Batt, Dixon et al. Lead Director's Company's BECOMING TENNESSEE Reading, 3/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2011

Bryan Batt (actor, designer, civic activist) portrays 'Salvatore Romano' on AMC's critically acclaimed dramatic series MAD MEN by the multi Emmy award winning writer/ producer, Matthew Wiener. The hit series has received numerous awards from the Emmys, the Golden Globes, the Screen Actors Guild, and the Peabody award. Broadway leading and principal roles include: 2005 revival of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, SUESSICAL THE MUSICAL, SUNSET BLVD., SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER, THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL, JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, STARLIGHT EXPRESS, and CATS. Off Broadway: FORBIDDEN BROADWAY STRIKES BACK, FORBIDDEN BROADWAY CLEANS UP ITS ACT (Drama Desk Nomination). Theatrically Bryan is most proud to have created the role of DARIUS in both the N.Y. and L.A (Drama Logue Award) productions as well as the film adaptation of Paul Rudnick's ground braking comedy JEFFREY. (more...)

Richardson, Robertson, Cuccioli and Shepard Star in Bickford Benefit 4/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2011

The Best of Times: A Star-Studded Salute to the Tony Awards, the 2011 Benefit Fundraiser at the Bickford Theatre, 6 Normandy Heights Road in Morristown, NJ, stars Tony Award-nominee Robert Cuccioli (Jekyll & Hyde), and Broadway and Regional favorites Suzzanne Douglas (3Penny Opera, Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill), Christine Marie Heath (I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change), Garth Kravits (The Drowsy Chaperone), Rob Richardson (A Tale of Two Cities), Joel Robertson (Les Miserables), David Sabella-Mills (Chicago), Matthew Shepard (The Scarlet Pimpernel, Wonderful Town), Julie Waldman Stiel (The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber), and Susan Speidel (Saturday's Highlife). (more...)

Cuccioli, Kravits, et al. Set for Bickford Theatre Benefit, 4/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2011

The Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Road in Morristown, is proud to present The Best of Times: A Star-Studded Salute to the Tony Awards, its annual benefit fundraiser, on Saturday, April 9, 2011 at 8 p.m. The Best of Times stars Tony Award-nominee Robert Cuccioli (Jekyll & Hyde), and Broadway and Regional favorites Suzzanne Douglas (3Penny Opera, Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill), Christine Marie Heath (I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change), Garth Kravits (The Drowsy Chaperone), Rob Richardson (A Tale of Two Cities), Joel Robertson (Les Miserables), David Sabella-Mills (Chicago), Matthew Shepard (The Scarlet Pimpernel, Wonderful Town), Julie Waldman Stiel (The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber), and Susan Speidel (Saturday's Highlife). (more...)

Open Fist Theatre's PROOF Extends Through 3/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2011

The Open Fist Theatre Company and The Aquila Morong Studio are thrilled to announce the extension of their co-production, PROOF, written by David Auburn and directed by John Hindman. PROOF has extended to Thursday, March 24 at 8pm and will run Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, at the Open Fist Theatre, 6209 Santa Monica Blvd. in Hollywood. (more...)

Red Tape Theatre Presents Will Eno's TRAGEDY: A TRAGEDY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2011

Red Tape Theatre presents the apocalyptic comedy Tragedy: a tragedy by Will Eno, author of the Pulitzer Prize-finalist play THOM PAIN (based on nothing). (more...)

Finalists Set For Lotte Lenya Competition; Kaye, Berman, Chapin to Judge
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2011

Twelve exceptionally talented young singer-actors from the United States, United Kingdom and China have been selected to compete for top prizes of $15,000, $10,000 and $7,500 in the finals of the 2011 Lotte Lenya Competition, to be held on April 16, 2011, at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York. (more...)

New Rep Announces THE LAST FIVE YEARS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2011

New Repertory Theatre, in residence at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, is pleased to announce it will be producing Jason Robert Brown's award-winning musical The Last Five Years. (more...)

Tomei, Whaley Lead New Group's MARIE AND BRUCE 3/14-5/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2011

The New Group proudly presents the first major New York revival of Wallace Shawn's Marie and Bruce in a limited Off-Broadway engagement March 14 - May 7. (more...)

NEW EYES Extends At WhiteFire Theater Thru 3/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2011

Josepel Productions is proud to announce that their smash-hit, critically-acclaimed, world premiere production of NEW EYES, written by Yafit Josephson and Suzanne Bressler, directed by Sammie Wayne, produced by Eliad Josephson and starring Yafit Josephson is EXTENDING through Saturday, March 12 at the Whitefire Theatre, 13500 Ventura Blvd. in Sherman Oaks. (more...)

Colony Theater Presents THE ALL NIGHT STRUT!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2011

The Colony Theatre Company is excited to present the fifth and final production of its 36th season, the classy, sassy musical, THE ALL NIGHT STRUT!, conceived by Fran Charnas, directed & choreographed by Murphy Cross and Paul Kreppel (Jay Johnson: The Two and Only!) with musical direction by Dean Mora. (more...)

Tomei, Whaley Lead New Group's MARIE AND BRUCE 3/14-5/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2011

The New Group proudly presents the first major New York revival of Wallace Shawn's Marie and Bruce in a limited Off-Broadway engagement March 14 - May 7. (more...)

Shine Sets Exit Date as Artistic Director of Seattle Shakespeare Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2011

Stephanie Shine, after serving Seattle Shakespeare Company for 17 years (4 years as Education Director and 13 years as Artistic Director) will resign as Artistic Director on June 30, 2011. Shine's announcement comes on the heels of a record-breaking run of her production of The Threepenny Opera that was performed at the Intiman Theatre. (more...)

WICKED, MEMPHIS, LA CAGE, & More Headline Broadway LA's 2011-12 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2011

Broadway/L.A. announces the lineup for its 2011-2012 PANTAGES SEASON, a seven-show package that includes six Los Angeles premieres of recent Broadway productions - COME FLY AWAY, BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL, THE ADDAMS FAMILY, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, LA CAGE AUX FOLLES and MEMPHIS - and the return of the most successful show in Pantages Theatre's history, WICKED. (more...)

Arden Theatre Company Presents A MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN, Closes 2/27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2011

Arden Theatre Company continues its 2010/11 season with Eugene O'Neill's American masterpiece A Moon for the Misbegotten. This mythic tale of old sins and the redemptive power of love will close February 27, 2011. (more...)

New Rep Announces PREMIERE PARTY 2011 EVENT 3/7
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2011

On Monday, March 7, 2011, New Rep will be holding its very first Premiere Party at the historic Commander's Mansion. New Rep's Premiere Party 2011 is an exciting evening of entertainment to celebrate the announcement of New Rep's 2011-2012 Season. (more...)

Bryan Batt, Jerry Dixon, et al. Join BECOMING TENNESSEE Reading
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2011

Bryan Batt (actor, designer, civic activist) portrays 'Salvatore Romano' on AMC's critically acclaimed dramatic series MAD MEN by the multi Emmy award winning writer/ producer, Matthew Wiener. The hit series has received numerous awards from the Emmys, the Golden Globes, the Screen Actors Guild, and the Peabody award. Broadway leading and principal roles include: 2005 revival of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, SUESSICAL THE MUSICAL, SUNSET BLVD., SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER, THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL, JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, STARLIGHT EXPRESS, and CATS. Off Broadway: FORBIDDEN BROADWAY STRIKES BACK, FORBIDDEN BROADWAY CLEANS UP ITS ACT (Drama Desk Nomination). Theatrically Bryan is most proud to have created the role of DARIUS in both the N.Y. and L.A (Drama Logue Award) productions as well as the film adaptation of Paul Rudnick's ground braking comedy JEFFREY. (more...)

Route 66 Theatre Company Presents A TWIST OF WATER
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2011

Route 66 Theatre Company presents the second production of its 2010-2011 season with the world premiere of A Twist of Water, by Caitlin Montanye Parrish, co-created with and directed by Erica Weiss. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE THREEPENNY OPERA from Seattle Shakespeare Company
by Jay Irwin - Feb 19, 2011

Seattle Shakespeare Company is currently presenting their first ever foray into musical theater with "The Threepenny Opera". A show that seasoned musical theater companies would have difficulty with; this typically Shakespearean company in their 20th year handles it with vision, humor and heart. (more...)

Photo Flash: Seattle Shakespeare Presents The Threepenny Opera
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2011

Slide into the seedy underworld of Mac the Knife, a dapper criminal who leaves a trail of broken hearts and slashed throats wherever he roams. In this musical satire of 'respectable' society, betrayals abound while new alliances form between the dashing thieves, saucy prostitutes, and scheming entrepreneurs in this crowning achievement of musical theatre. (more...)

UT Dept Of Theatre And Dance Presents THE THREEPENNY OPERA 2/18-2/27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2011

The University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance presents the 20th century musical theater milestone, The Threepenny Opera, written by Bertolt Brecht with music by Kurt Weill and directed by third-year MFA in Directing candidate, Halena Kays. (more...)

Tomei, Whaley Lead New Group's MARIE AND BRUCE 3/14-5/7
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2011

The New Group proudly presents the first major New York revival of Wallace Shawn's Marie and Bruce in a limited Off-Broadway engagement March 14 - May 7. (more...)

Richardson, Robertson, Cuccioli and Shepard Star in Bickford Benefit 4/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2011

The Best of Times: A Star-Studded Salute to the Tony Awards, the 2011 Benefit Fundraiser at the Bickford Theatre, 6 Normandy Heights Road in Morristown, NJ, stars Tony Award-nominee Robert Cuccioli (Jekyll & Hyde), and Broadway and Regional favorites Suzzanne Douglas (3Penny Opera, Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill), Christine Marie Heath (I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change), Garth Kravits (The Drowsy Chaperone), Rob Richardson (A Tale of Two Cities), Joel Robertson (Les Miserables), David Sabella-Mills (Chicago), Matthew Shepard (The Scarlet Pimpernel, Wonderful Town), Julie Waldman Stiel (The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber), and Susan Speidel (Saturday's Highlife). (more...)

ROCK OF AGES Comes to Houston 5/31-6/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2011

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) will present ROCK OF AGES at Hobby Center for the Performing Arts from May 31 to June 12, 2011. (more...)

ROCK OF AGES National Tour Comes To National Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2011

In 1987 on the Sunset Strip, a small-town girl met a big-city dreamer - and in L.A.'s most legendary rock club, they fell in love to the greatest songs of the '80's. (more...)

HAVING IT ALL Extends At NoHo Arts Center Thru 5/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2011

David Elzer &Peter Schneider, producers of the smash-hit, award-winning productions of The Marvelous Wonderettes and Life Could Be A Dream, are thrilled to announce that their critically-acclaimed, smash-hit, Ovation Recommended, world premiere original musical, HAVING IT ALL, music by John Kavanaugh, book by David Goldsmith & Wendy Perelman, lyrics by David Goldsmith, conceived by Wendy Perelman, with musical direction by Greg Nabours and directed by Richard Israel is EXTENDING through Sunday, May 29 at the NoHo Arts Center, 11136 Magnolia Blvd. (at Lankershim) in North Hollywood. (more...)

New Rep Announces PASSING STRANGE, Runs 5/1-22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2011

New Repertory Theatre, in residence at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, will conclude its 27th Season with the Tony Award-winning musical Passing Strange. Directed by Kate Warner, with music direction by Todd C. Gordon, and choreography by Kelli Edwards, Passing Strange begins performances on May 1 and runs through May 22, 2011. (more...)

Trevor Nunn to Direct ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD at TRHC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2011

Following the opening of Terence Rattigan's Flare Path, the Theatre Royal Haymarket Company today (1 April 2011) announce a further two productions to be directed by Trevor Nunn in his role as Artistic Director. After a three week run at the Chichester Festival Theatre, Nunn's production of Tom Stoppard's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead comes to the Theatre Royal Haymarket in June, followed in September by William Shakespeare's The Tempest. Further productions in the season will be announced shortly. (more...)

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