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Tix Go On Sale 9/9 For ROCK OF AGES Chicago Run
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2011

Broadway In Chicago announces that the five-time Tony Award® nominated musical ROCK OF AGES is coming to Chicago's very own Oriental Theatre (24 W. Randolph St.) for one week only, Nov. 8 - 13, 2011. Individual tickets go on sale Friday, Sep. 8 at 10 a.m. (more...)

Bill Bolcom & Joan Morris, The Chenille Sisters Headline Performance Network┬'s 30th Anniversary Season Launch Cabaret
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2011

In just two weeks, on September 22nd, Performance Network Theatre will launch its 30th anniversary season with a Gala cabaret featuring a variety of beloved local acts. Entertainment for the event was announced today with popular singing trio The Chenille Sisters and Grammy winner Bill Bolcom and Joan Morris at the top of the list. Each act will perform a cabaret set on the evening's theme 'Diamonds and Pearls' to coincide with the modern and traditional gifts for a 30th anniversary. (more...)

Theater Wit Presents THE SANTALAND DIARIES 11/25-12/31
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2011

Theater Wit's annual holiday classic The Santaland Diaries, based on David Sedaris's true, hilarious holiday tale, returns for its eighth consecutive outing in 2011 featuring a newly-enhanced set and once again starring Mitchell Fain who always plays to rave reviews and sold out houses. (more...)

Alan Rickman-Led SEMINAR Tix Now on Sale to AmEx Card Holders; Box Office Opens 10/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2011

Producers Jeffrey Finn, Jill Furman, John N. Hart Jr., Patrick Milling Smith and Roy Furman have announced the on-sale Ticketing schedule for two-time Tony Award nominee, Emmy Award and Golden Globe winner Alan Rickman (Private Lives, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, the Harry Potter franchise) making his eagerly-anticipated return to Broadway starring in the World Premiere of SEMINAR, a new comedy by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Peabody Award winner Theresa Rebeck (Mauritius, The Understudy, Omnium Gatherum, The Family of Mann, Spike Heels, NBC's upcoming 'Smash'). Directed by acclaimed Obie Award winner Sam Gold (Circle Mirror Transformation, The Aliens, Tigers Be Still, Kin, The Coward) in his Broadway debut, the production will also star Tony Award nominee Lily Rabe (The Merchant of Venice, Steel Magnolias, this summer's lauded A Doll's House at Williamstown) and Obie Award winner Hamish Linklater (The School for Lies, Twelfth Night, 'The New Adventures of Old Christine'). SEMINAR will begin previews on Thursday, October 27, 2011 at The Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street) with an Opening Night set for Sunday, November 20 at 6:30 PM. (more...)

Barrymore Awards Honor Terrence McNally et al.; 2011 Nominations Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2011

The Theatre Alliance of Greater Philadelphia today announced 121 nominations in 23 categories for the 2011 Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre. The nominees were selected by an independent committee of 66 voters who each saw 8 of the 147 shows nominated this year. Four additional awards-Excellence in Theatre Education and Community Service Award, the Ted and Stevie Wolf Award for New Approaches to Collaborations, Brown Martin Philadelphia Award and the F. Otto Haas Award for an Emerging Philadelphia Theatre Artist-will also be distributed at the ceremony. (more...)

Tix Go On Sale 9/9 For ROCK OF AGES Chicago Run
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2011

Broadway In Chicago announces that the five-time Tony Award® nominated musical ROCK OF AGES is coming to Chicago's very own Oriental Theatre (24 W. Randolph St.) for one week only, Nov. 8 - 13, 2011. Individual tickets go on sale Friday, Sep. 8 at 10 a.m. (more...)

New Rep Opens Its 28th Season With RENT, Opens 9/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2011

New Repertory Theatre, in residence at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, is thrilled to begin its 2011-2012 Season with Jonathan Larson's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical RENT. (more...)

Street Scene Plays The Young Vic September 15- October 1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2011

After just five sell-out performances at the Young Vic in 2008, Street Scene - winner of the Evening Standard Award for Best Musical - returns for a full run and national tour. (more...)

Barn Theatre Premiere Of SUNSET BOULEVARD Set for 8/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2011

Old Hollywood glamour will come alive in the Barn Theatre premiere production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's SUNSET BOULEVARD. Popular daytime television star Kim Zimmer will star as iconic silent film star Norma Desmond! (more...)

Arden Theatre Company Presents August: Osage County 9/29-10/30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2011

Arden Theatre Company kicks off its 2011/12 main stage season with the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning August: Osage County by Tracy Letts. (more...)

Jamie deRoy & Friends Celebrates Songwriters At The Met Room 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2011

Cabaret performer Jamie deRoy will host two nights of her Multi MAC Award-winning variety show, Jamie deRoy & friends, on Tuesday, October 4th & Wednesday, October 5th (7PM) at the intimate cabaret hot-spot Metropolitan Room (34 West 22nd Street ~ btw. 5th & 6th Avenues). (more...)

Seattle Shakespeare Company Finishes 10th Straight Season with a Balanced Budget
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2011

After finalizing the financial records for Seattle Shakespeare Company's 20th anniversary season, Managing Director John Bradshaw announced today that the company finished its 10th year in a row with a balanced budget. (more...)

Sydney Theatre Co Presents The Threepenny Opera September 1-24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2011

Sydney Theatre Company and Asteron present the Malthouse Melbourne and Victorian Opera production of Bertolt Brecht & Kurt Weill's The Threepenny Opera (more...)

GL Theater Kicks Off 50th With CABARET & THE TAMING OF THE SHREW
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2011

Great Lakes Theater (GLT) will commence its 50th anniversary season at the Hanna Theatre, PlayhouseSquare, with a Fall Repertory that features the Tony Award-winning musical, Cabaret and William Shakespeare's uproarious battle of the sexes, The Taming of the Shrew. (more...)

Bill Bolcom & Joan Morris, The Chenille Sisters Headline Performance Network┬'s 30th Anniversary Season Launch Cabaret
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2011

In just two weeks, on September 22nd, Performance Network Theatre will launch its 30th anniversary season with a Gala cabaret featuring a variety of beloved local acts. Entertainment for the event was announced today with popular singing trio The Chenille Sisters and Grammy winner Bill Bolcom and Joan Morris at the top of the list. Each act will perform a cabaret set on the evening's theme 'Diamonds and Pearls' to coincide with the modern and traditional gifts for a 30th anniversary. (more...)

BAM Announces 2011 Next Wave Festival 9/21-12/18
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2011

Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) announces 2011 Next Wave Festival-featuring seventeen music, dance, and theater engagements from Sep 21-Dec 18 (more...)

Meet the Contestants of NYMF's NEXT BROADWAY SENSATION- Week 2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2011

NYMF's Next Broadway Sensation Competition is returning for its sixth year and will take place at New World Stages on three subsequent Saturdays - September 17th, September 24th, and October 1st. (more...)

Tix Go On Sale 9/18 For MEMPHIS At The Cadillac Palace Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2011

Broadway In Chicago has announced that MEMPHIS, the 2010 Tony® Award Winner for Best Musical, and the show that's currently blowing the roof off Broadway, opens in Chicago at the Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W. Randolph St.) on Nov. 22, 2011 for a limited two-week engagement! Individual tickets for MEMPHIS go on sale Sunday, Sep. 18, 2011 at 10 a.m. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Concludes 2010-2011 Season with STEEL MAGNOLIAS 9/18
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 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...)

Sea Glass Theatre Presents Steven Breakoff's KVETCH, 9/17-10/16
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2011

LA's distinguished SeaGlass Theatre is delighted to present Steven Berkoff's Kvetch, a dark and decidedly adult comedy, September 17 - October 16, 2011 at the Whitefire Theatre in Sherman Oaks, CA. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: RoseMary Harris, Todd Haimes, et al. on ROAD TO MECCA
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 16, 2011

Roundabout Theatre Company will featureTony Award winner RoseMary Harris as 'Miss Helen,' Carla Gugino as 'Elsa Barlow' and Tony Award winner Jim Dale as 'Marius Byleveld' in the Broadway premiere production of Athol Fugard's play The Road To Mecca, directed by Gordon Edelstein. Check out what the cast has to say anout the show below! (more...)

SeaGlass Theatre to Present Steven Berkoff┬'s KVETCH, 9/17-10/16
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2011

LA's distinguished SeaGlass Theatre is delighted to present Steven Berkoff's, KVETCH a dark and decidedly adult comedy, September 17 - October 16, 2011 at the Whitefire Theatre in Sherman Oaks, CA. (more...)

Natalia Payne, Wendy Rich Stetson, Heather Wood Lead Yale's THREE SISTERS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2011

Yale Repertory Theatre (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) presents two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Sarah Ruhl's new version of Anton Chekhov's THREE SISTERS, based on a literal translation by Elise Thoron with Natalya Paramonova and Kristin Johnsen-Neshati, directed by Les Waters. (more...)

Street Scene Plays The Young Vic September 15- October 1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2011

After just five sell-out performances at the Young Vic in 2008, Street Scene - winner of the Evening Standard Award for Best Musical - returns for a full run and national tour. (more...)

Tix Go On Sale 9/18 For MEMPHIS At The Cadillac Palace Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2011

Broadway In Chicago has announced that MEMPHIS, the 2010 Tony® Award Winner for Best Musical, and the show that's currently blowing the roof off Broadway, opens in Chicago at the Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W. Randolph St.) on Nov. 22, 2011 for a limited two-week engagement! Individual tickets for MEMPHIS go on sale Sunday, Sep. 18, 2011 at 10 a.m. (more...)

MEMPHIS Heads to Houston October 25-30
by Erin Privratsky - Sep 13, 2011

MEMPHIS, the 2010 Tony® Award Winner for Best Musical and one of Broadway's most exciting new shows, is coming to the Hobby Center for one week only! (more...)

Frank Wood, Kristen Connolly, & Bill Irwin Join Kelli O'Hara et al. in Public's KING LEAR; Cast Complete
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2011

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for KING LEAR, directed by James Macdonald, beginning preview performances on Tuesday, October 18. Kristen Connolly (Cordelia), Bill Irwin (The Fool), and Frank Wood (Cornwall) will join the company that includes the previously announced Che Ayende (Duke of Burgundy/Knight/Servant), Craig Bockhorn (Doctor), Michael Crane (Oswald), Herb Foster (Old Man/Knight), Seth Gilliam (Edmund), Enid Graham (Goneril), Michael Izquierdo (King of France), Michael McKean (Gloucester), Arian Moayed (Edgar), Kelli O'Hara (Regan), John Douglas Thompson (Kent), Richard Topol (Albany), and Sam Waterston (Lear). (more...)

ROCK OF AGES Comes To Philadelphia, Opens October 18
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 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 ┬Ĺ80's. It's ROCK OF AGES, a hilarious, feel-good love story told through the hit songs of iconic rockers Journey, Styx, REO Speedwagon, Foreigner, Pat Benatar, Whitesnake, and many more. (more...)

Sydney Theatre Co Presents The Threepenny Opera September 1-24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2011

Sydney Theatre Company and Asteron present the Malthouse Melbourne and Victorian Opera production of Bertolt Brecht & Kurt Weill's The Threepenny Opera (more...)

GL Theater Kicks Off 50th With CABARET & THE TAMING OF THE SHREW
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2011

Great Lakes Theater (GLT) will commence its 50th anniversary season at the Hanna Theatre, PlayhouseSquare, with a Fall Repertory that features the Tony Award-winning musical, Cabaret and William Shakespeare's uproarious battle of the sexes, The Taming of the Shrew. (more...)

Jamie deRoy & Friends Celebrates Songwriters At The Met Room
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2011

Cabaret performer Jamie deRoy hosts two nights of her Multi MAC Award-winning variety show, Jamie deRoy & friends, today & Wednesday, October 5th (7PM) at the intimate cabaret hot-spot Metropolitan Room (34 West 22nd Street ~ btw. 5th & 6th Avenues). (more...)

2011 Barrymore Award Winners Announced!
by BWW - Oct 4, 2011

The Theatre Alliance of Greater Philadelphia's 2011 Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre took place on Wednesday, October 3, 2011! The nominees were selected by an independent committee of 66 voters who each saw 8 of the 147 shows nominated this year. Four additional awards-Excellence in Theatre Education and Community Service Award, the Ted and Stevie Wolf Award for New Approaches to Collaborations, Brown Martin Philadelphia Award and the F. Otto Haas Award for an Emerging Philadelphia Theatre Artist-will also be distributed at the ceremony. (more...)

Barrymore Awards Are Tonight; Honor Terrence McNally Honored
by BWW - Oct 3, 2011

The Theatre Alliance of Greater Philadelphia's 2011 Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre are tonight! The nominees were selected by an independent committee of 66 voters who each saw 8 of the 147 shows nominated this year. Four additional awards-Excellence in Theatre Education and Community Service Award, the Ted and Stevie Wolf Award for New Approaches to Collaborations, Brown Martin Philadelphia Award and the F. Otto Haas Award for an Emerging Philadelphia Theatre Artist-will also be distributed at the ceremony. (more...)

ROCK OF AGES Launches Its New National Tour at PPAC 10/4-9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2011

The five-time Tony Award® nominated musical ROCK OF AGES will launch its New National Tour at the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) October 4 - 9, 2011. Tickets are $66 - $36 and are on sale now at the PPAC Box Office, online at www.ppacri.org and by phone at (401) 421-ARTS (2787). (more...)

MEMPHIS Comes to TPAC, 11/15-20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2011

MEMPHIS, the 2010 Tony® Award Winner for Best Musical, and the show that's currently blowing the roof off Broadway, opens at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, November 15, for a limited engagement! (more...)

MEMPHIS National Tour, Begins In Memphis, TN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2011

The hit Broadway musical MEMPHIS launches its U. S. national tour in Memphis, TN. Performances will begin today at the Orpheum Theatre (203 South Main Street). (more...)

Chita Rivera to Host A HALLOWEEN THRILLER at NY City Center, 10/31
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2011

Rolex presents A HALLOWEEN THRILLER A Dance Celebration of Ghosts, Ghouls, Vampires & Wilis, - Career Transition For Dancers' 26th Anniversary Jubilee on Monday, October 31, 2011 at 7:00 pm at New York City Center, 131 West 55 Street (btwn. 6th and 7th Ave) NYC. (more...)

Natalia Payne, Wendy Rich Stetson, Heather Wood Lead Yale's THREE SISTERS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2011

Yale Repertory Theatre (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) presents two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Sarah Ruhl's new version of Anton Chekhov's THREE SISTERS, based on a literal translation by Elise Thoron with Natalya Paramonova and Kristin Johnsen-Neshati, directed by Les Waters. (more...)

Joe Iconis, Claybourne Elder, et al. Set for Sondheim Unplugged 8/29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2011

Following sixteen sold out shows, The Laurie Beechman Theatre will continue their hit series, SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED, for a seventeenth installment, Monday, August 29th at 7pm. With this performance, Sondheim Unplugged enters the second year of it's smash run, having begun this journey of celebrating Sondheim in July of 2010. (more...)

The Common Tongue Presents WHAT THE SPARROW SAID, Closes 8/28
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2011

The Common Tongue is proud to present the World Premiere of WHAT THE SPARROW SAID, by Danny Mitarotondo, as part of the 15th annual New York International Fringe Festival. (more...)

UNAUTHORIZED AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF SAMANTHA BROWN Closes at Goodspeed, 8/28
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2011

THE UNAUTHORIZED AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF SAMANTHA BROWN, starring Meghann Fahy (Next to Normal) and Andrew Durand (Spring Awakening) will close on August 28, 2011 at The Norma Terris Theatre in Chester, Conn., Goodspeed's home for developing new works. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Concludes 2010-2011 Season with STEEL MAGNOLIAS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 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...)

Arden Theatre Company Presents August: Osage County 9/29-10/30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2011

Arden Theatre Company kicks off its 2011/12 main stage season with the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning August: Osage County by Tracy Letts. (more...)

ROCK OF AGES Launches Its New National Tour at PPAC 10/4-9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2011

The five-time Tony Award® nominated musical ROCK OF AGES will launch its New National Tour at the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) October 4 - 9, 2011. Tickets are $66 - $36 and are on sale now at the PPAC Box Office, online at www.ppacri.org and by phone at (401) 421-ARTS (2787). (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Concludes 2010-2011 Season with STEEL MAGNOLIAS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 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...)

Barn Theatre Premiere Of SUNSET BOULEVARD Set for 8/23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2011

Old Hollywood glamour will come alive in the Barn Theatre premiere production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's SUNSET BOULEVARD. Popular daytime television star Kim Zimmer will star as iconic silent film star Norma Desmond! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Clips from Goodspeed Musicals' UNAUTHORIZED AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF SAMANTHA BROWN!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 22, 2011

Fresh from their hit Broadway turns, Meghann Fahy (Next to Normal) and Andrew Durand (Spring Awakening) lead The Unauthorized Autobiography of Samantha Brown by the writing team of Kait Kerrigan and Brian Lowdermilk. This original musical for Broadway's next generation will run through August 28, 2011 at The Norma Terris Theatre in Chester, Conn., Goodspeed's home for developing new works. Click below for performance highlights from the show! (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Concludes 2010-2011 Season with STEEL MAGNOLIAS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 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...)

STAGE TUBE: TEN CENTS A DANCE Cast Channels SNL!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 19, 2011

The American premiere of John Doyle's Ten Cents a Dance opens today on the Williamstown Theatre Festival (WTF) Main Stage. The refined production of the new Rodgers and Hart musical, which Doyle first conceived at England's Watermill Theatre, marks the first time a new musical has ever been presented on WTF's Main Stage. Ten Cents a Dance will be the final presentation on the Main Stage for the 2011 Season at WTF, running through August 28, 2011 and opening August 12, 2011 at 7:30 p.m.Ten Cents a Dance is a co-production with McCarter Theatre Center. Performances at McCarter Theatre Center begin September 9, 2011. In the video below, Malcolm Gets and the ladies of TEN CENTS A DANCE are back with a nod to a modern-day classic from Saturday Night Live. Click below to check it out! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Malcolm Gets Charms the Ladies of TEN CENTS A DANCE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 17, 2011

The American premiere of John Doyle's Ten Cents a Dance opens today on the Williamstown Theatre Festival (WTF) Main Stage. The refined production of the new Rodgers and Hart musical, which Doyle first conceived at England's Watermill Theatre, marks the first time a new musical has ever been presented on WTF's Main Stage. Ten Cents a Dancewill be the final presentation on the Main Stage for the 2011 Season at WTF, running August 11, 2011 through August 28, 2011 and opening August 12, 2011 at 7:30 p.m.Ten Cents a Dance is a co-production with McCarter Theatre Center. Performances at McCarter Theatre Center begin September 9, 2011. In the video below, Malcolm Gets works the five beautiful women of the cast. Click below to check it out! (more...)

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