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Based on the novel by Betty Smith


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DESPERATE WRITERS Arrives Off-Broadway May 16
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2011

Desperate Writers, a new comedy, will make its East Coast premiere when it begins performances next week, on Monday, May 16 at the Union Square Theater (100 East 17th Street at Park Avenue South). (more...)

Blackhurts, Cella, McGinnis & More Appear in Xmas in Las Vegas Reading
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2011

Xmas in Las Vegas, a new musical based on the play by Jack Richardson, will receive a staged reading on Friday, May 6th at the Davenport Studio at 3 PM (more...)

Blackhurts, Cella, McGinnis & More Appear in Xmas in Las Vegas Reading
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2011

Xmas in Las Vegas, a new musical based on the play by Jack Richardson, will receive a staged reading on Friday, May 6th at the Davenport Studio at 3 PM (more...)

9 to 5, Jekyll & Hyde, et al. Lead Pittsburgh CLO's Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2011

Pittsburgh CLO's 2011 Summer Season will fill the Benedum Center with performances audiences will remember well into 2012. In addition to favorite local performers, this summer will be highlighted by talented Broadway stars, accomplished recording artists and veterans of the stage and screen. (more...)

Diana DeGarmo Among B'way Stars Set for in CLO's 2011 Summer Season
by Caryn Robbins - May 31, 2011

Pittsburgh CLO's 2011 Summer Season will fill the Benedum Center with performances audiences will remember well into 2012. In addition to favorite local performers, this summer will be highlighted by talented Broadway stars, accomplished recording artists and veterans of the stage and screen. (more...)

Photo Coverage: MORMON, Foster, Rylance & More Win Big at Outer Critics Circle Awards!
by Walter McBride - May 27, 2011

Yesterday, May 26, The Outer Critics Circle honored Broadway's and Off Broadway's best of the 2010-2011 season. BroadwayWorld was on hand at Sardi's for the ceremony and brings you photo coverage below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: A Backstage Peek at DESPERATE WRITERS!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 26, 2011

The official opening for Desperate Writers is set for Monday, June 6. For tickets, please visit www.Ticketmaster.com, or call (800) 982-2787 or visit the Union Square Theater box office (beginning Friday, May 13) at 110 East 17th Street, at Park Avenue South, off Union Square. In the mean time, check out Jim Stanek chatting with Maddie Corman about the show's Off-Broadway premiere below! (more...)

Karen Mason, Chris Hoch, et al. Set for ARMS AND THE GIRL Reading, 5/26
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2011

UnsungMusicalsCo. Inc. (www.UnsungMusicals.org) will present a special exploratory reading of the 1950 musical comedy Arms and the Girl as part of The Archival Project, a UMC initiative aimed at researching, assembling and restoring the material from unpublished and out-of-print musical shows. (more...)

Blackhurts, Cella, McGinnis & More Appear in Xmas in Las Vegas Reading
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2011

Xmas in Las Vegas, a new musical based on the play by Jack Richardson, will receive a staged reading on Friday, May 6th at the Davenport Studio at 3 PM (more...)

Lauren Molina, Adam Kantor, et al. Lead CAP21's NEXT THING YOU KNOW, 6/9
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2011

CAP21 Theatre Company presents NEXT THING YOU KNOW, a new musical by Joshua Salzman and Ryan Cunningham, creators of the hit Off-Broadway musical I LOVE YOU BECAUSE, with previews to begin June 7, prior to its official press opening June 9, at the new CAP21 Black Box Theater (18 West 18th Street) in Manhattan. Terry Berliner directs with musical direction by Kurt Crowley. (more...)

DESPERATE WRITERS Arrives Off-Broadway May 16
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2011

Desperate Writers, a new comedy, will make its East Coast premiere when it begins performances next week, on Monday, May 16 at the Union Square Theater (100 East 17th Street at Park Avenue South). (more...)

WAR HORSE, MORMON, THE KID, Benanti, Gad Among 2011 Outer Critics Circle Winners!
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2011

Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers and commentators for all media covering New York theatre announced today its award winners for the 2010-11 season in 23 categories. (more...)

UnsungMusicalsCo. Inc. Presents ARMS AND THE GIRL
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2011

UnsungMusicalsCo. Inc. (www.UnsungMusicals.org) will present a special exploratory reading of the 1950 musical comedy Arms and the Girl as part of The Archival Project, a UMC initiative aimed at researching, assembling and restoring the material from unpublished and out-of-print musical shows. (more...)

Tina Awards Launch; 2011 Nominations Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2011

Every Tony Needs a Tina! BestofOffBroadway.com announced the first annual Tina Award nominations today, honoring the top Off-Broadway productions of the 2010-2011 season. (more...)

Met Room Welcomes A Tribute to Dorothy Fields 5/11, 5/12
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2011

Julie Budd makes her Metropolitan Room debut in the world premiere of "A Tribute to Dorothy Fields," her salute to one of the female pillars of American songwriting in the 20th century. (more...)

Met Room Welcomes A Tribute to Dorothy Fields 5/11, 5/12
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2011

Julie Budd makes her Metropolitan Room debut in the world premiere of "A Tribute to Dorothy Fields," her salute to one of the female pillars of American songwriting in the 20th century. (more...)

Angelina Ballerina The Musical Returns To NYC 6/18
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2011

VITAL THEATRE COMPANY, the award-winning theatre company and producer of the long running family show PINKALICIOUS, THE MUSICAL, and HIT Entertainment, a leading provider of quality children's entertainment, are pleased to announce the return of ANGELINA BALLERINA™ THE MUSICAL, with book and lyrics by Susan DiLallo, music by Ben Morss and directed and choreographed by Sam Viverito, based on the famous dancing mouseling and her friends created by Katharine Holabird and illustrated by Helen Craig. Performances will resume June 18th, 2011 at the DICAPO OPERA THEATRE Saturdays and Sundays at 1 pm. (more...)

ANGELINA BALLERINA Plays Final Week At Union Square Theater, Closes 3/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2011

ANGELINA BALLERINA THE MUSICAL will play its final performance at the UNION SQUARE THEATRE on Sunday, March 13th. (more...)

CST Presents AS YOU LIKE IT Through 3/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2011

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) rings in the New Year with William Shakespeare's romantic comedy As You Like It, staged by CST's Associate Artistic Director Gary Griffin. The acting company for Griffin's lush production includes a host of Chicago Shakespeare favorites who have collectively performed over 100 roles at CST. Among the returning cast members are Kate Fry, performing the role of Rosalind in her seventh appearance at CST; Chaon Cross as Celia in her sixth CST appearance; Matt Schwader as Orlando in his ninth appearance; Phillip James Brannon as Touchstone in his fourth appearance; and longtime collaborators Ross Lehman as Jaques and Kevin Gudahl as Duke Senior, who return to CST to perform their respective 13th and 27th roles. Chicago Shakespeare Theater's As You Like It runs now through March 6, 2011, in CST's Courtyard Theater. Tickets are $44-$75 with special discounts available for groups of 10 or more. All patrons receive a 40% parking discount at Navy Pier garages. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Chicago Shakespeare Theater's Box Office at 312.595.5600 or visit the Theater's website at www.chicagoshakes.com. (more...)

Union Square Theater Presents DESPERATE WRITERS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2011

Desperate Writers,a new comedy, will make its East Coast premiere when it begins performances on Monday, May 16 at Off-Broadway's Union Square Theater (100 East 17th Street at Park Avenue South). (more...)

Broadway Dinner Theatre's NINE Brings Appearance from Juno the Rescue Beagle, 4/11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2011

Broadway to the Rescue hopes to raise funds to support the efforts of Pets Alive West (formerly the Elmsford Animal Shelter). We can't forget about the animals and those who care for them, with such dedication, while they wait for their 'forever homes'. (more...)

The Peccadillo Theater Company Presents A Tree Grows in Brooklyn 3/20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2011

For the first time in 60 years, the first fully-staged, full-length revival of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, a musical based on Betty Smith's iconic American novel of the same name, will open in New York City March 20, 2011. (more...)

A TREE GROWS IN BROOKLYN Extends At Peccadillo Theater Thru 4/10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2011

For the first time in 60 years, a fully-staged, full-length revival of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, a musical based on Betty Smith's iconic American novel of the same name, will open in New York City March 20, 2011. (more...)

ANGELINA BALLERINA Plays Final Week At Union Square Theater, Closes 3/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2011

ANGELINA BALLERINA THE MUSICAL will play its final performance at the UNION SQUARE THEATRE on Sunday, March 13th. (more...)

Tina Awards Launch; 2011 Nominations Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2011

Every Tony Needs a Tina! BestofOffBroadway.com announced the first annual Tina Award nominations today, honoring the top Off-Broadway productions of the 2010-2011 season. (more...)

Lauren Molina, Adam Kantor, et al. Lead CAP21's NEXT THING YOU KNOW, 6/9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2011

CAP21 Theatre Company presents NEXT THING YOU KNOW, a new musical by Joshua Salzman and Ryan Cunningham, creators of the hit Off-Broadway musical I LOVE YOU BECAUSE, with previews to begin June 7, prior to its official press opening June 9, at the new CAP21 Black Box Theater (18 West 18th Street) in Manhattan. Terry Berliner directs with musical direction by Kurt Crowley. (more...)

Lauren Molina, Adam Kantor, et al. Lead CAP21's NEXT THING YOU KNOW, 6/9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2011

CAP21 Theatre Company presents NEXT THING YOU KNOW, a new musical by Joshua Salzman and Ryan Cunningham, creators of the hit Off-Broadway musical I LOVE YOU BECAUSE, with previews to begin June 7, prior to its official press opening June 9, at the new CAP21 Black Box Theater (18 West 18th Street) in Manhattan. Terry Berliner directs with musical direction by Kurt Crowley. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Backstage at DESPERATE WRITERS, Part 2!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 7, 2011

The official opening for Desperate Writers was Monday, June 6. For tickets, please visit www.Ticketmaster.com, or call (800) 982-2787 or visit the Union Square Theater box office at 110 East 17th Street, at Park Avenue South, off Union Square. Check out the latest installment of Jim Stanek's backstage videos below! (more...)

Union Square Theater Presents DESPERATE WRITERS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2011

Desperate Writers,a new comedy, will make its East Coast premiere when it begins performances on Monday, May 16 at Off-Broadway's Union Square Theater (100 East 17th Street at Park Avenue South). (more...)

DESPERATE WRITERS Closes Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2011

The Off-Broadway comedy Desperate Writers will play its final performance at the Union Square Theatre (100 East 17th Street at Park Avenue South) on Saturday, June 25 at 8pm. (more...)

DESPERATE WRITERS To Close June 25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2011

The Off-Broadway comedy Desperate Writers will play its final performance at the Union Square Theatre (100 East 17th Street at Park Avenue South) on Saturday, June 25 at 8pm. (more...)

Angelina Ballerina The Musical Returns To NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2011

VITAL THEATRE COMPANY, the award-winning theatre company and producer of the long running family show PINKALICIOUS, THE MUSICAL, and HIT Entertainment, a leading provider of quality children's entertainment, are pleased to announce the return of ANGELINA BALLERINA™ THE MUSICAL, with book and lyrics by Susan DiLallo, music by Ben Morss and directed and choreographed by Sam Viverito, based on the famous dancing mouseling and her friends created by Katharine Holabird and illustrated by Helen Craig. Performances will resume June 18th, 2011 at the DICAPO OPERA THEATRE Saturdays and Sundays at 1 pm. (more...)

The Sound of Music Returns to Pittsburgh CLO July 19-31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2011

Audiences of all ages will fall in love with Pittsburgh CLO's production of The Sound of Music, July 19-31 at the Benedum Center. T (more...)

Joyce Van Patten To Appear in Peccadillo Reading 7/25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2011

The Plays-You-Should-Know-And-Probably-Don't Reading Series presents Joyce Van Patten reads the role of Mrs. Fischer in George Kelly's classic comedy of manners The Show Off (more...)

Brent Barrett, Robert Petkoff, Caroline O'Connor & More Set for Chicago FOLLIES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2011

According to the Chicago Tribune, the Chicago Shakespeare Theater has just announced casting for its upcoming production of Follies, which will open October 4 on Navy Pier. Starring in the Chicago production, directed by Gary Griffin, are Hollis Resnik as Carlotta, Brent Barrett as Benjamin, Caroline O'Connor as Phyllis, Robert Petkoff as Buddy and Susan Moniz as Sally. (more...)

The Sound of Music Returns to Pittsburgh CLO July 19-31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2011

Audiences of all ages will fall in love with Pittsburgh CLO's production of The Sound of Music, July 19-31 at the Benedum Center. T (more...)

Gary Griffin to Direct FOLLIES at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2011

Gary Griffin is set to direct Chicago Shakespeare Theatre's first production of the 2011-12 season, FOLLIES. The production will play October 4 through November 6. For additional information, visit: www.chicagoshakes.com. (more...)

ANGELINA BALLERINA Extends At Union Square Theater Thru 4/3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2011

VITAL THEATRE COMPANY, the award-winning theatre company and producer of the long running family show PINKALICIOUS, THE MUSICAL, and HIT Entertainment, a leading provider of quality children's entertainment, are pleased to announce the extension through April 3rd of ANGELINA BALLERINA™ THE MUSICAL, with book and lyrics by Susan DiLallo, music by Ben Morss and directed and choreographed by Sam Viverito, based on the famous dancing mouseling and her friends created by Katharine Holabird and illustrated by Helen Craig. (more...)

ANGELINA BALLERINA Extends At Union Square Theater Thru 3/13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2011

VITAL THEATRE COMPANY, the award-winning theatre company and producer of the long running family show PINKALICIOUS, THE MUSICAL, and HIT Entertainment, a leading provider of quality children's entertainment, are pleased to announce the extension of ANGELINA BALLERINA™ THE MUSICAL, with book and lyrics by Susan DiLallo, music by Ben Morss and directed and choreographed by Sam Viverito, based on the famous dancing mouseling and her friends created by Katharine Holabird and illustrated by Helen Craig. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Mazzie, Danieley Sing at Feinstein's
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 5, 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, presented the debut engagement of one of Broadway's leading couples MARIN MAZZIE and JASON DANIELEY from March 24 to April 4. (more...)

Charles Busch & More Nominated for Off B'way Alliance Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2011

The Off Broadway Alliance, the organization of Off Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents and marketing firms, has announced the nominees for the 1st Annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards, honoring commercial and not-for-profit productions that opened in an Off Broadway theater during the 2010-2011 season. (more...)

2011 Outer Critics Circle Nominations Announced! SISTER ACT Leads with 9!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2011

Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers covering New York theatre for out-of-town newspapers, national publications and other media beyond Broadway, announced their 2010-11 nominations this morning. (more...)

'STARCATCHER,' WHIPPING MAN et al. Earn Off-Broadway Alliance Award Noms.' Public Voting Open!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2011

The Off Broadway Alliance, the organization of Off Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents and marketing firms, has announced the nominees for the 1st Annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards, honoring commercial and not-for-profit productions that opened in an Off Broadway theater during the 2010-2011 season. (more...)

Charles Busch & More Nominated for Off B'way Alliance Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2011

The Off Broadway Alliance, the organization of Off Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents and marketing firms, has announced the nominees for the 1st Annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards, honoring commercial and not-for-profit productions that opened in an Off Broadway theater during the 2010-2011 season. (more...)

Signature Theatre Caps off 21st Season with Side by Side 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2011

The Tony Award®-winning Signature Theatre fittingly wraps up its 2011-2012 season by paying tribute to their "signature" composer Stephen Sondheim, with Side by Side by Sondheim, the renowned musical revue celebrating the early works of America's leading composer. (more...)

Met Room Welcomes A Tribute to Dorothy Fields 5/11, 5/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2011

Julie Budd makes her Metropolitan Room debut in the world premiere of "A Tribute to Dorothy Fields," her salute to one of the female pillars of American songwriting in the 20th century. (more...)

Diana DeGarmo Among B'way Stars Set for in CLO's 2011 Summer Season
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 12, 2011

Pittsburgh CLO's 2011 Summer Season will fill the Benedum Center with performances audiences will remember well into 2012. In addition to favorite local performers, this summer will be highlighted by talented Broadway stars, accomplished recording artists and veterans of the stage and screen. (more...)

9 to 5, Jekyll & Hyde, et al. Lead Pittsburgh CLO's Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2011

Pittsburgh CLO's 2011 Summer Season will fill the Benedum Center with performances audiences will remember well into 2012. In addition to favorite local performers, this summer will be highlighted by talented Broadway stars, accomplished recording artists and veterans of the stage and screen. (more...)

Broadway Dinner Theatre's NINE Brings Appearance from Juno the Rescue Beagle, 4/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2011

Broadway to the Rescue hopes to raise funds to support the efforts of Pets Alive West (formerly the Elmsford Animal Shelter). We can't forget about the animals and those who care for them, with such dedication, while they wait for their 'forever homes'. (more...)

A TREE GROWS IN BROOKLYN Extends At Peccadillo Theater Thru 4/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2011

The fully-staged, full-length revival of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, a musical based on Betty Smith's iconic American novel of the same name, will close in New York City April 10, 2011. (more...)

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