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THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW Returns to MelbourneTHE ROCKY HORROR SHOW Returns to Melbourne
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2014

Producers Howard Panter and John Frost today announced that Melbourne's hit 2014 musical would return to the Comedy Theatre in 2015 due to popular demand. Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror Show played a sold out Melbourne season from April to July this year, and was forced to close to enable its star, Craig McLachlan, to film season three of his hit TV series The Dr Blake Mysteries. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Stacy Sullivan Honors Piano Jazz Legend Marian McPartland With Enchanting and Enlightening Performance at Don't Tell MamaBWW Reviews: Stacy Sullivan Honors Piano Jazz Legend Marian McPartland With Enchanting and Enlightening Performance at Don't Tell Mama
by Billie Roe - Nov 30, 2014

Stacy Sullivan tells the audience she became interested in Marian McPartland when she was asked to sing at her memorial in 2013. With her show last Saturday night at Don't Tell Mama, On The Air: Songs for Marian McPartland (which enjoyed a late September run of four shows at the York Theatre), the multi MAC-award winning Sullivan has created a beautifully crafted, biographically-driven show featuring the original music, the history, and the life of a jazz icon, who was best known for hosting Piano Jazz on National Public Radio from 1978-2011. Now Stacy Sullivan has made us all interested in the amazing Marian McPartland. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 11/30/2014Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 11/30/2014
by BWW - Nov 30, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/30/2014 for Dallas (more...)

THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: A Toast To The Terrific 'Turkey Lurkey Time' Times Three (And A Half)THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: A Toast To The Terrific 'Turkey Lurkey Time' Times Three (And A Half)
by Pat Cerasaro - Nov 27, 2014

Today, in honor of Thanksgiving, we are revisiting one of the most spectacular holiday showstoppers in Broadway history. (more...)

BWW Reviews: ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS Entertains at 1st Stage in TysonsBWW Reviews: ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS Entertains at 1st Stage in Tysons
by Keith Tittermary - Nov 25, 2014

One Man, Two Guvnors, the British import that wowed audiences in New York in 2012, has landed in Tysons! 1st Stage in Tysons has assembled a show that is a combination of farce, improv, and music hall, is the complete evening that will make you roll in the aisles with laughter. (more...)

BIRDMAN Tops 2015 SPIRIT AWARD Nominees; Full List Announced!BIRDMAN Tops 2015 SPIRIT AWARD Nominees; Full List Announced!
by Movies News Desk - Nov 25, 2014

Film Independent, the nonprofit arts organization that produces the Film Independent Spirit Awards, the Los Angeles Film Festival and Film Independent at LACMA, announced nominations for the 2015 Spirit Awards this morning. (more...)

International Team Reveals Barriers to Public Health Data-Sharing; Proposes Life-Saving SolutionsInternational Team Reveals Barriers to Public Health Data-Sharing; Proposes Life-Saving Solutions
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2014

Barriers to the sharing of public health data hamper decision-making efforts on local, national and global levels, and stymie attempts to contain emerging global health threats, an international team led by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health announced today. (more...)

HERSHEY FELDER AS IRVING BERLIN Extends thru Jan 4 at the GeffenHERSHEY FELDER AS IRVING BERLIN Extends thru Jan 4 at the Geffen
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2014

Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin is now on-stage in the Gil Cates Theater at the Geffen Playhouse. The director is Trevor Hay, who collaborated with the performer and playwright on An American Story, Abe Lincoln's Piano, Hershey Felder as Franz Liszt and The Pianist of Willesden Lane. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Young Singers Peddie, Dirksen, Block and Lowe Are No Longer Waiting to Join the Shining New Lights of CabaretBWW Reviews: Young Singers Peddie, Dirksen, Block and Lowe Are No Longer Waiting to Join the Shining New Lights of Cabaret
by Billie Roe - Nov 22, 2014

Every year, despite a litany of warnings they come to the Big Apple with big dreams. Warnings like: “You have to pay your dues.” “It's a tough business, kid.” “How are you going to survive?” There's no such thing as an overnight success, yet still they come to be at “the top of the heap,” as Kander and Ebb so eloquently put it. The four young performers featured here haven't yet vaulted to the top of the cabaret heap, but they've certainly made their marks with excellent shows during 2014, while exhibiting the potential to get there. The spotlight is already shining on Chrysten Peddie, Angela Dirksen, Rembert Block, and Kristoffer Lowe. (more...)

BWW Reviews: HERSHEY FELDER AS IRVING BERLINBWW Reviews: HERSHEY FELDER AS IRVING BERLIN
by Don Grigware - Nov 21, 2014

Once again the uniquely talented Hershey Felder endears his audience to him with his newest presentation, the life and work of the one and only composer Irving Berlin in Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin. Currently onstage at the Geffen Playhouse through December 21, Felder's tribute, although a bit long - coming in a tad short of two hours without an interval - is enriching, humorous and replete with most of the brilliant Berlin tunes. (more...)

HERSHEY FELDER AS IRVING BERLIN to Return to the Geffen This SummerHERSHEY FELDER AS IRVING BERLIN to Return to the Geffen This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

Having broken Geffen Playhouse season production box office records, Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin will return to the Gil Cates Theater at the Geffen Playhouse for two weeks only (August 4-16, 2015) following its other pre-booked engagements. (more...)

Claybourne Elder, Jessiee Datino & More to Star in KC Rep's ANGELS IN AMERICA; David Cromer DirectsClaybourne Elder, Jessiee Datino & More to Star in KC Rep's ANGELS IN AMERICA; David Cromer Directs
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

Kansas City Repertory Theatre Artistic Director Eric Rosen today announced casting for the Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning play by Tony Kushner, Angels in America, to be directed by MacArthur 'Genius' Fellow David Cromer. Angels in America , which transformed the landscape of American theatre when it premiered in 1991, is a riveting, thought-provoking masterpiece about sexuality, identity, religion, and American's history and future, set in the AIDS crisis of the late 1980s. (more...)

Showtime Free Preview Weekend Begins FridayShowtime Free Preview Weekend Begins Friday
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

SHOWTIME will be available to over 70 million households during a Free Preview Weekend this Friday, January 9 through Sunday, January 11. Viewers nationwide will be able to sample the network's award-winning programming on SHOWTIME, SHOWTIME On Demand, SHOWTIME ANYTIME and select distributors' TV Everywhere portals. The Free Preview weekend will include sampling of the season premieres of the hit comedy series SHAMELESS, HOUSE OF LIES and EPISODES, hard-hitting sports programming, as well as feature films, including the television premieres of Philomena and Last Vegas. (more...)

Ovations Dance Repertory Company to Present WILLY WONKA, JR. at PTPA, 2/21Ovations Dance Repertory Company to Present WILLY WONKA, JR. at PTPA, 2/21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

The Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts (PTPA) has announced Ovations Dance Repertory Company will present WILLY WONKA, JR. on Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 11:00 AM and 3:00 PM. (more...)

Theatrical Outfit to Stage Lauren Gunderson's SILENT SKY, 2/14-3/1Theatrical Outfit to Stage Lauren Gunderson's SILENT SKY, 2/14-3/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2015

Theatrical Outfit continues its "Season of Compassion" with the awe-inspiring regional premiere of Lauren Gunderson's Silent Sky, which reveals the astonishing personal and professional discoveries awaiting real-life female American astronomer Henrietta Swan Leavitt (1868-1921). (more...)

Public Theater to Present THE LONG CHRISTMAS DINNER as Part of Public Forum, 12/14Public Theater to Present THE LONG CHRISTMAS DINNER as Part of Public Forum, 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2014

The Public Theater announced the return of Public Forum's holiday tradition, a one-night-only Drama Club reading and discussion of THE LONG CHRISTMAS DINNER on Sunday, December 14 at 7:00 p.m. at Joe's Pub at The Public. Just in time for the holidays, this exciting evening will feature a reading of Thornton Wilder's 1931 one-act featuring Tarell Alvin McCraney, Ethan Lipton, Andrew Solomon, and Tappan Wilder. Wilder's ingenious, heartbreaking play traces 90 years in the life of an American family, and will spark a discussion about family and storytelling in a society that's rapidly accelerating. (more...)

BWW Reviews: CPT's AMERICAN FALLS is an Existentialist Tale of Hearing and DestructionBWW Reviews: CPT's AMERICAN FALLS is an Existentialist Tale of Hearing and Destruction
by Roy Berko - Dec 8, 2014

The existentialists ask, 'What does it mean to exist? What is our purpose in being?' 'American Falls,' Miki Johnson's drama which showcases eight people living in a small town-six alive, two dead-is an existentialist exercise. (more...)

Losers Lounge, Justin Vivian Bond and More Set for Joe's Pub, 12/10-21Losers Lounge, Justin Vivian Bond and More Set for Joe's Pub, 12/10-21
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2014

Joe's Pub has announced its performances running December 10 - December 21, 2014. Details below! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 12/07/2014Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 12/07/2014
by BWW - Dec 7, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/07/2014 for Dallas (more...)

Tickets on Sale for KC Rep's 50th Anniversary Season, Featuring OUR TOWN, ANGELS IN AMERICA, STICKY TRAPS and MoreTickets on Sale for KC Rep's 50th Anniversary Season, Featuring OUR TOWN, ANGELS IN AMERICA, STICKY TRAPS and More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2014

Eric Rosen, artistic director of Kansas City Repertory Theatre has announced the 2014-15 season, continuing its tradition of presenting stirring classics and evocative new works created by the finest local and national talent available. (more...)

MARIE ANTOINETTE, GRAND CONCOURSE and More Set for Steppenwolf's 2015 Season; Tickets Go on Sale TodayMARIE ANTOINETTE, GRAND CONCOURSE and More Set for Steppenwolf's 2015 Season; Tickets Go on Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2014

Steppenwolf Theatre Company kicks off the New Year with the Chicago premiere production of Marie Antoinette (February 5, 2015 - May 10, 2015), a modern, witty take on the young queen of France by David Adjmi (Elective Affinities, 3C) and directed by Robert O'Hara (Bootycandy). Next is the US premiere of The Herd (April 2, 2015 - June 7, 2015), the deftly comic story of a suburban English family by actor-playwright Rory Kinnear. Ensemble member and Tony Award winner Frank Galati directs in place of previously announced director K. Todd Freeman, who had an artistic scheduling conflict. Ensemble member Lois Smith joins the cast of The Herd, which features fellow ensemble members Francis Guinan and John Mahoney. (more...)

Asolo Repertory Theatre to Present THE MATCHMAKER in JanuaryAsolo Repertory Theatre to Present THE MATCHMAKER in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2014

Asolo Repertory Theatre kicks off its 2014-15 rep season with three-time Pulitzer Prize winner Thornton Wilder's uproarious romantic comedy, THE MATCHMAKER. Directed by Peter Amster, the play opens Friday, January 9, 2015 at 8pm, with previews Tuesday, January 6 at 7:30 pm, Wednesday, January 7 and Thursday, January 8 at 8pm. THE MATCHMAKER, which was adapted into the Tony Award-winning musical Hello, Dolly!, runs in rotating rep through Saturday, April 11, 2015. (more...)

7 Stages to Present KRAMPUS XMAS, 12/18-207 Stages to Present KRAMPUS XMAS, 12/18-20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2014

7 Stages' annual holiday rock n' roll show is back, and Wilder than ever! "It's wonderful working with such talented local artists. We have live music by The Little Five Points Rock Star Orchestra, and seductive southern burlesque from Syrens of the South." (more...)

Ron Cephas Jones & Michael Rispoli Round Out Cast of Second Stage's BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZYRon Cephas Jones & Michael Rispoli Round Out Cast of Second Stage's BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2014

Casting is complete for Second Stage Theatre presentation of the Atlantic Theater Company's production of Stephen Adly Guirgis' acclaimed play, BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY. Ron Cephas Jones (Of Mice of Men and 2ST's Wildflower) and Michael Rispoli (Between Riverside and Crazy at ATC) join previously announced cast members Stephen McKinley Henderson (Fences, 2ST's Jitney), Victor Almanzar (Repertorio Espanol, LAByrinth Theater), Elizabeth Canavan (The Little Flower of East Orange), Rosal Colon (The Motherf*cker with the Hat) and Liza Colon-Zayas (2ST Water by the Spoonful and Living Out). (more...)

Theatrical Outfit Presents THE GIFTS OF THE MAGI and A CHRISTMAS MEMORY, Now thru 12/23Theatrical Outfit Presents THE GIFTS OF THE MAGI and A CHRISTMAS MEMORY, Now thru 12/23
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2014

Theatrical Outfit continues its 'Season of Compassion' with the uplifting musical The Gifts of the Magi and storytelling event A Christmas Memory, which explores the compassion needed and realized when people really love each other and can triumphantly navigate adversity. (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces 2015 Jewish Film FestivalFilm Society of Lincoln Center Announces 2015 Jewish Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Dec 4, 2014

The Jewish Museum and the Film Society of Lincoln Center will present the 24th annual New York Jewish Film Festival at the Film Society's Walter Reade Theater and Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center (more...)

Ryan Reynolds Will Officially Play 'Deadpool' in X-MEN SpinoffRyan Reynolds Will Officially Play 'Deadpool' in X-MEN Spinoff
by Movies News Desk - Dec 4, 2014

Ryan Reynolds will officially star in Fox's upcoming DEADPOOL solo film, he announced on Twitter today. The actor, who played the character in X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE, posted the photo to the left, along with the caption: 'Uh... It's Chimichanga Time.' (more...)

American Symphony Orchestra to Bring THE LONG CHRISTMAS DINNER to Alice Tully Hall, 12/19American Symphony Orchestra to Bring THE LONG CHRISTMAS DINNER to Alice Tully Hall, 12/19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2014

American Symphony Orchestra presents the play and the opera THE LONG CHRISTMAS DINNER at Alice Tully Hall on December 19, 2014. This will be the first time that Thornton Wilder's one-act play and Paul Hindemith's one-act opera will be performed together in the United States. (more...)

BWW Reviews: WE3KINGS Rings In New Year at the El PortalBWW Reviews: WE3KINGS Rings In New Year at the El Portal
by Don Grigware - Dec 30, 2014

Akin to a Las Vegas show, We 3 Kings works dynamically as a showcase for its 3 artists: Luca Ellis, Shawn Klush and Brandon Michael Jones, especially for Jones, currently considered the premiere tribute artist of Michael Jackson. Now onstage at the El Portal in NoHo through New Year's Eve, it's enjoyable fare for those of us who grew up with and lived through the music of all three. Frank Sinatra (Luca Ellis) was the King of Swing of the 40s on up, Elvis Presley (Shawn Klush) the King of Rock and Roll in the 50s and Michael Jackson (Jones) the King of Pop commencing in the 60s as the tiniest member of The Jackson 5 (Jacquez Shanigan). (more...)

Barbara Rosenblat to Perform THE SEARCH FOR SIGNS OF INTELLIGENT LIFE IN THE UNIVERSE at Chain TheatreBarbara Rosenblat to Perform THE SEARCH FOR SIGNS OF INTELLIGENT LIFE IN THE UNIVERSE at Chain Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2014

The brilliant actress BARBARA ROSENBLAT (Miss Rosa in Orange Is the New Black) stars in the poignant, sharp, and laugh-out-loud funny play by Jane Wagner, THE SEARCH FOR SIGNS OF INTELLIGENT LIFE IN THE UNIVERSE. This one-night-only staged reading will be held on Saturday, December 13th at 8pm, to benefit the Chain Theatre (21-28 45 Road, Long Island City, 646-580-6003) . (more...)

Tickets on Sale for KC Rep's 50th Anniversary Season, Featuring OUR TOWN, ANGELS IN AMERICA, STICKY TRAPS and MoreTickets on Sale for KC Rep's 50th Anniversary Season, Featuring OUR TOWN, ANGELS IN AMERICA, STICKY TRAPS and More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2014

Eric Rosen, artistic director of Kansas City Repertory Theatre has announced the 2014-15 season, continuing its tradition of presenting stirring classics and evocative new works created by the finest local and national talent available. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 12/21/2014Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 12/21/2014
by BWW - Dec 21, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/21/2014 for Dallas (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 12/21/2014Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 12/21/2014
by BWW - Dec 21, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/21/2014 for San Francisco (more...)

Stella Adler's Harold Clurman Playwrights Division Announces New Play SearchStella Adler's Harold Clurman Playwrights Division Announces New Play Search
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

The ?Harold Clurman Playwrights Division, a program of the Stella Adler Studio of Acting's Lab Theater, is now accepting new play submissions. In the second annual search for ten-minute plays with social impact, the division is calling for plays that address one of three themes: global gender violence, the environmental crisis, the school to prison pipeline. (more...)

HBO to Debut Documentary NIGHT WILL FALL, 1/26HBO to Debut Documentary NIGHT WILL FALL, 1/26
by TV News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

NIGHT WILL FALL reveals the previously untold story of this deeply moving documentary when it debuts MONDAY, JAN. 26 (9:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. (more...)

American Symphony Orchestra Brings THE LONG CHRISTMAS DINNER to Alice Tully Hall TonightAmerican Symphony Orchestra Brings THE LONG CHRISTMAS DINNER to Alice Tully Hall Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

American Symphony Orchestra presents the play and the opera THE LONG CHRISTMAS DINNER at Alice Tully Hall tonight, December 19, 2014. (more...)

Chautauqua Theater Company's 2015 Season to Include OUR TOWN, INTIMATE APPAREL & MoreChautauqua Theater Company's 2015 Season to Include OUR TOWN, INTIMATE APPAREL & More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

Chautauqua Theater Company (CTC), under the leadership of Vivienne Benesch Artistic Director and Sarah Clare Corporandy Managing Director, is proud to announce MainStage programming for its 2015 season featuring Thornton Wilder's classic Our Town, directed by Paul Mullins (July 3-12), Intimate Apparel by Lynn Nottage (July 24-August 2), directed by Vivienne Benesch, and Shakespeare's Henry V (August 14-21), directed by Evan Cabnet. (more...)

Stages' St. Louis' ALWAYS PATSY CLINE...Headed to Alabama Shakespeare FestivalStages' St. Louis' ALWAYS PATSY CLINE...Headed to Alabama Shakespeare Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

Hot off the heels of STAGES St. Louis' record-breaking production of Always... Patsy Cline, STAGES has announced the show and its creative team will head to Montgomery, Alabama as part of the Alabama Shakespeare Festival's 2014 - 2015 Season, Jan. 13 through Feb. 8, 2015. (more...)

7 Stages Presents KRAMPUS XMAS This Weekend7 Stages Presents KRAMPUS XMAS This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

7 Stages' annual holiday rock n' roll show is back, and Wilder than ever! 'It's wonderful working with such talented local artists. We have live music by The Little Five Points Rock Star Orchestra, and seductive southern burlesque from Syrens of the South.' (more...)

Sean Mathias Joins Creative Team of THE EXORCIST; Play Heading for Broadway?Sean Mathias Joins Creative Team of THE EXORCIST; Play Heading for Broadway?
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

BroadwayWorld has just learned that a stage version of The Exorcist is currently in the works, and Tony nominee Sean Mathias is on board to direct the project. The play, adapted by John Pielmeier, enjoyed a run at Los Angeles' Geffen Playhouse in 2012, starring Richard Chamberlain and Brooke Shields. Production details have not yet been announced. (more...)

FERRIS BUELLER, SAVING PRIVATE RYAN Among 2014 Additions to National Film RegistryFERRIS BUELLER, SAVING PRIVATE RYAN Among 2014 Additions to National Film Registry
by Movies News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

The horrors of war, the heroism of sacrifice, a vaudeville pioneer, the devil and a master of the macabre represent the diversity of an elite selection of films recognized for their cultural, historic or aesthetic significance. (more...)

ABC Family Announces January 'Funday' Programming EventABC Family Announces January 'Funday' Programming Event
by TV News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

Looking for an excuse to avoid your New Year's Resolutions for one more weekend? Well, ABC Family has the perfect reason when it kicks off 2015 by packing a whole lot o' fun into “Funday.” (more...)

Jane Levy Joins Michael Keith Allen in Harold Clurman Lab Theater's GREAT FALLS, 1/22-2/28Jane Levy Joins Michael Keith Allen in Harold Clurman Lab Theater's GREAT FALLS, 1/22-2/28
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

The Harold Clurman Lab Theater, the professional wing of the Stella Adler Studio of Acting New York City and the Art of Acting Studio Los Angeles, is proud to announce its cast for the upcoming production of Lee Blessing's Great Falls; Jane Levy, alumnus of the studio, and former star of 'Suburgatory' on ABC will join Ovation-nominated actor Michael Keith Allen. Great Falls will be directed by Managing Artist Director of the Art of Acting Studio, Don K. Williams, and will open on January 22nd, 2015. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 12/14/2014Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 12/14/2014
by BWW - Dec 14, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/14/2014 for Dallas (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 12/14/2014Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 12/14/2014
by BWW - Dec 14, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/14/2014 for San Francisco (more...)

BOYHOOD Tops Film Comment's 2014 BEST-OF-YEAR ListBOYHOOD Tops Film Comment's 2014 BEST-OF-YEAR List
by Movies News Desk - Dec 12, 2014

Film Comment's annual end-of-the-year survey of film critics, journalists, film-section editors, and past and present contributors was released today with Richard Linklater's Boyhood, Jean-Luc Godard's Goodbye to Language, and Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel taking the top spots (more...)

Horse Trade to Host 6th Annual FIRE THIS TIME Festival Next MonthHorse Trade to Host 6th Annual FIRE THIS TIME Festival Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

Now in it's sixth season, The Fire This Time Festival will welcome seven new playwrights into the family, January 19-February 8 at The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery). These playwrights will present an evening of ten-minute plays, each inspired by one of Alex Harsley's original photographs. This year's festival will also feature the World Premiere of Nathan Yungerberg's play Pousada Azul, directed by Russel G. Jones (Father Comes Home from the Wars at The Public). Special events will include a play reading series, an open mic night, a movie screening, and a panel discussion on art and activism. Tickets to Pousada Azuland the 10-Minute Play Festival ($15) are available for purchase in advance at www.horseTRADE.info. All special events are Pay What You Can. (more...)

Berkeley Rep's THE PIANIST OF WILLESDEN LANE to Return in FebruaryBerkeley Rep's THE PIANIST OF WILLESDEN LANE to Return in February
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2014

Berkeley Repertory Theatre has announced that its critically lauded presentation of The Pianist of Willesden Lane, starring acclaimed pianist Mona Golabek, will return in February for a limited engagement. After a record-breaking run last fall and a triumphant New York premiere, Golabek is back with the true story of her mother, Lisa Jura, a young Jewish musician whose dreams are interrupted by the Nazi regime. (more...)

Losers Lounge, Justin Vivian Bond and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 12/21Losers Lounge, Justin Vivian Bond and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 12/21
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2014

Joe's Pub has announced its performances running December 10 - December 21, 2014. Details below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: A LITTLE HOUSE CHRISTMAS Decorates Sierra Madre PlayhouseBWW Reviews: A LITTLE HOUSE CHRISTMAS Decorates Sierra Madre Playhouse
by Don Grigware - Dec 1, 2014

A Little House Christmas/based on the book Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder/'adapted for the stage by James DeVita/directed by Emily Chase/Sierra Madre Playhouse/through December 23Laura Ingalls Wilder's classic book Little House on the Prairie (1932) became famous as an hour-long TV drama in the 70s (1974-1983) starring Michael Landon and featuring Melissa Gilbert in her acting debut as Laura. The books, as well as the TV show, are forever popular. As part of their focus on America season, Sierra Madre Playhouse and its artistic director Christian Lebano have chosen James DeVita's stage adaptation of the stories as its holiday presentation A Little House Christmas beautifully directed by Emily Chase and featuring a superb cast of 10, now onstage in its West Coast premiere, through December 23. (more...)

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