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OUR TOWN Celebrates 500th Performance On Mother's Day At Barrow Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2010

Now in its historic second year, the critically acclaimed, record-breaking David Cromer production of' Thornton Wilder's Our Town, will play its 500th performance on Mother's Day - Sunday afternoon, May 9, 2010 at 2:30 p.m. at the Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street). (more...)

Paradise Theatre presents THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST 4/23 - 5/9
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2010

Paradise Theatre presents THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST April 23-May 9, 2010. (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth: Newsweek Article Was 'Horrendously Homophobic'
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2010

In a recent Newsweek article, author Ramin Setoodeh asks 'Heterosexual actors play gay all the time. Why doesn't it ever work in reverse?' Hayes' co-star, stage and screen favorite Kristin Chenoweth has authored a response to the Newsweek article, which she refers to as 'horrendously homophobic.' (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Presents SHE LOVES ME 4/20-5/8
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2010

The enchanting musical romantic comedy, 'She Loves Me,' with all the grace and spirit that established it as one of the all-time great Broadway classics, will begin Westport Country Playhouse's 80th anniversary season, April 20 - May 8. Featuring an alluring musical score and delightful lyrics by the Tony Award-winning team who created 'Fiddler on the Roof,' the production will be directed by Mark Lamos, Playhouse artistic director. (more...)

Perry-Mansfield New Works Festival Announces 2010 Summer Repertory In Colorado
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2010

The Perry-Mansfield New Works Festival (June Lindenmayer, Executive Director; Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director), with sponsorship from The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust, has announced the line-up for the 2010 summer season of theatre and dance at the venerable performing arts camp and school in Steamboat Springs, CO. (more...)

Roger Bart Stars In Mel Brooks' YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN At The Buell Center 6/15-27
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2010

Tony Award-winner Roger Bart reprises his iconic role of Dr. Frederick Frankenstein when the first national tour of The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein visits Denver's Buell Theatre June 15-27. Single tickets go on sale Sunday, May 9 at www.denvercenter.org or by phone and walk-up Monday, May 10 at 10am. (more...)

ALT Presents THE GOLDEN TICKET 6/16-26
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2010

American Lyric Theater (ALT) announces the World Premiere of The Golden Ticket, a new opera based on Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, on June 13, 2010 at7pm at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis at Webster University's Loretto-Hilton Center, continuing for five more performances on June 16, 18, 22 (mat), 24, and 26. (more...)

SLAP&TICKLE Plays Provincetown Prior To Its Run In NY
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2010

Starting July 6th at the Provincetown Theater, producer Robert Driemeyer, in association with Jim A. Landé, is proud to present David Parr's provocative new play SLAP&TICKLE. The production will be directed by Obie Award winner David Drake, whose critically acclaimed mounting of Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize-winning classic OUR TOWN enjoyed a extended run at the Provincetown Theater this spring. (more...)

Susan Stroman: 'It's wonderful collaborating with Mel. There's no one else like him'
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2010

Susan Stroman, director of YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, currently touring around the country, says she didn't think twice when Mel Brooks asked her to collaborate on YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN as a follow up to their hit, THE PRODUCERS. Stroman says, 'I just wanted to work with Mel again.' (more...)

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Ends Run at the Fox Theatre 5/23
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2010

The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein, a new musical comedy from the creative team of the 12-time Tony Award winning smash The Producers, opened on Broadway November 8th 2007 at the Hilton Theatre and ends its run at St. Louis' Fabulous Fox Theatre May 23. (more...)

Finneran Wins Drama Desk Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for PROMISES!
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2010

Katie Finneran is this year's recipient of the 2010 Drama Desk Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for PROMISES, PROMISES. (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth Out of PROMISES, PROMISES Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2010

On her Twitter, Kristin Chenoweth writes ' I am sick and out of show tonight! So devestated.' Understudy Sarah Jane Everman went on as Fran Kubelik this evening. (more...)

Wilder and OUR TOWN Cast Presents Thornton Wilder Prize to Robert MacNeil 5/22
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2010

Tappan Wilder, nephew of famed playwright Thornton Wilder and literary executor, and cast members of the critically acclaimed (Lucille Lortel Award-winning) David Cromer production of Thornton Wilder's Our Town, in association with The Thornton Wilder Society, will present the 'Thornton Wilder Prize,' to Robert MacNeil on Saturday afternoon, May 22, 2010 at the Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street). (more...)

Royal & Derngate Summer Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2010

Hometown, this Summer's celebratory season of work at the Royal & Derngate (7 June to 17 July) re-imagines the past and future of Northampton and explores the complex, changeable and often emotional responses we have towards the place we were born in or where we put down our roots. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Tony diNapoli's Honors Chenoweth & Hayes with Portrait
by Linda Lenzi - May 21, 2010

Sean Hayes and Kristin Chenoweth, along with the cast of PROMISES, PROMISES was honored last night at a private event at Tony's diNapoli Restaurant in Times Square. The pair is newest addition to Tony's diNapoli's prestigious Broadway Wall of Fame and BroadwayWorld was on hand to capture the portrait unveiling! (more...)

ASF Announces Silver Season Lineup, Includes 3 Premieres and 3 Encores
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2010

Three world premiere productions with settings in Montgomery, Alabama from the 1860s to the 1960s will be among the highlights of the Alabama Shakespeare Festival's 25th Anniversary season. The ten-show lineup will also include three encores of ASF's biggest-selling hits ever, as well as a Shakespearian comedy and tragedy-and Tigger, too. (more...)

Stray Dog Theatre Presents OUR TOWN 6/10-6/26
by Chris Gibson - May 21, 2010

Stray Dog Theatre presents Thornton Wilder's OUR TOWN, considered to be one of the most important American plays of all time. The brillliant, Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece comes alive again. More than any American classic, this play stands for simple truths and eternal connections. Return to Grover's Corners for a fresh take on the play that changed theatre history! A poignant family tale that reminds us of what is truly important in life. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Lord & Taylor Unveils PROMISES, PROMISES Window Displays
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2010

PROMISES, PROMISES stars Sean Hayes and Kristin Chenoweth appeared at Lord & Taylor for the unveiling of their PROMISES, PROMISES-inspired window display. (more...)

Drury Lane Oakbrook Presents SUGAR 6/3-8/1
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2010

Following the resounding success of RAGTIME, Drury Lane Theatre continues their celebration of ‘the year of the Director' with Jim Corti's dazzling production of the musical comedy SUGAR which previews at Drury Lane Oakbrook, 100 Drury Lane, on June 3, opens June 12 at 8:30 p.m. and runs through August 1. (more...)

PROMISES Stars Hayes & Chenoweth to Be Honored 5/20 at Tony's diNapoli
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2010

Sean Hayes and Kristin Chenoweth, along with the cast of PROMISES, PROMISES will be honored later this month at a by-invitation-only private event at Tony's diNapoli Restaurant, 147 West 43rd Street, between 6th Avenue and Broadway. The pair will be the newest addition to Tony's diNapoli's pretigious Broadway Wall of Fame. (more...)

BroadwayWorld.com's On This Day - May 19, 2010
by - May 19, 2010

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 19 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sean Hayes Talks PROMISES' Highlights
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 19, 2010

Sean Hayes recently sat down with Jane Hanson of NBC's LX New York to discuss his Tony-nominated turn as Chuck Baxter in PROMISES, PROMISES. (more...)

Top Talent Chooses TNT and TBS For 2010-11 Season
by TV News Desk - May 19, 2010

TNT and TBS today unveiled a broad array of plans for new programming, including several comedy projects that are being considered for TBS and a host of projects in development for TNT. The two cable giants staged a joint Upfront presentation in New York, with appearances by a legion of stars, including TBS's Conan O'Brien, George Lopez and Ice Cube; and TNT's Kyra Sedgwick, Ray Romano, Andre Braugher, Scott Bakula, Jada Pinkett Smith, Dylan McDermott, Timothy Hutton, Noah Wyle, Jason Lee, Alfre Woodard, Ben McKenzie, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Breckin Meyer and Angie Harmon. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The 2009-2010 Theatre Museum Awards
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 18, 2010

Versatile Broadway performer John Bolton, Tony award-winning actor Jim Dale, renown musical conductor Aaron Gandy and Tony Walton, Jennifer Evans, Kevin Cahoon, Jessica Grove, Noah Racey and Annika Boras partook in The Theatre Museum's 2010 Awards Ceremony last night, May 17, 2010. BroadwayWorld was on hand at The Players Club for the celebration. (more...)

Guthrie Opens Season With THE MASTER BUTCHERS SINGING CLUB, Schedule Set 5/18
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2010

Director Joe Dowling today announced the Guthrie Theater's 2010-2011 season will begin with the world premiere of a new play by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Marsha Norman. The Master Butchers Singing Club, adapted from the novel by Minnesota author Louise Erdrich, opens on the Wurtele Thrust Stage of the Guthrie Theater in September under the direction of Francesca Zambello. (more...)

ABC Announces 2010-11 Primetime Schedule
by TV News Desk - May 18, 2010

Stephen McPherson, president, ABC Entertainment Group, will outline ABC's plans for next season and unveil the network's 2010-11 fall schedule before the advertising and media communities this afternoon at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall. (more...)

Nickelodeon's TRUE JACKSON, VP Hits The Couture Capital In Original TV Movie TRAPPED IN PARIS 5/22
by TV News Desk - May 18, 2010

It's a bon voyage for the cast of True Jackson, VP as Nickelodeon debuts an all-new one-hour True Jackson, VP TV movie, 'Trapped in Paris,' Saturday, May 22, at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT). The brand-new special bids adieu to the Mad Style offices as True and her friends embark on an adventure half-way around the world, with special guest stars DJ Lance Rock (Lance Robertson) and the cast of Nickelodeon's phenom preschool music series, Yo Gabba Gabba!, as well as Gage Golightly of Nickelodeon's The Troop. Following True Jackson, VP 'Trapped in Paris,' viewers can catch a never-before-seen, inside look into the life of True Jackson, VP star Keke Palmer as she reveals her biggest secrets, on and off the set, in the half-hour special, 7 Secrets: Keke Palmer, at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT). (more...)

ABC Announces 2010-2011 Primetime Schedule
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2010

Stephen McPherson, president, ABC Entertainment Group, will outline ABC's plans for next season and unveil the network's 2010-11 fall schedule before the advertising and media communities this afternoon at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall. (more...)

Photo Coverage: AMPAS Screening Of Shadow Of A Doubt
by Movies News Desk - May 18, 2010

Actress Louise Currie, who starred in 'The Adventures of Captain Marvel' in 1941 and more attended at AMPAS Screening Of 'Shadow Of A Doubt' on May 17, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (more...)

Richard Kind to Host The Theatre Museum's 2009-20010 Awards for Excellence, 5/17
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2010

The Theatre Museum's 2009-20010 Awards for Excellence will take place on May 17 at The Players(16 Gramercy Park South). (more...)

Theresa Rebeck & Friends Introduce Playwrights In An Hour At Drama Book Shop 5/19
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2010

On Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at 5:00 p.m. Theresa Rebeck & Friends Introduce the Playwrights in an Hour Series Panel Discussion & Cocktail Reception (FREE) (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Hosts Wine With Friends 6/4
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2010

'Wine with Friends,' a special event to celebrate Westport Country Playhouse's 80th anniversary season, will feature a pre-show party at Gilbertie's Herb Gardens, 7 Sylvan Lane, Westport, followed by a performance of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play, 'Dinner with Friends' at Westport Country Playhouse on Friday, June 4. (more...)

Fitzgerald, Grisetti, Cahoon et al. Lead FORUM at Williamstown Festival, 6/30 - 7/11
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2010

Williamstown Theatre Festival Presents an all-male production of A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM June 30 through July 11. Directing the production will be Jessica Stone. Starring as Pseudolus is Tony Award nominee Christopher Fitzgerald. Also starring in the production are Graham Rowat, Josh Grisetti, Kevin Cahoon and Paul Castree, as well as David Costibile, Zackary Grady, Adam Lerman, Chivas Michael, Bryce Pinkham, Joe Reid, Jeremy Shamos, David Turner and John Patrick Walker. (more...)

CAPA Summer Movie Series to Offer Three Audio-Described Showings
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2010

Three films on CAPA's 2010 Summer Movie Series at the Ohio Theatre will offer audio description for visually impaired patrons at no extra charge. Audio description allows visually impaired theatre-goers to hear a scene-by-scene narration of the on-screen action while they listen to movie dialogue. (more...)

BWW REVIEWS: JERSEY BOYS at Providence Performing Arts Center
by Randy Rice - May 15, 2010

Jersey Boys is the Tony-winning story of "four blue-collar kids" who "become one of the greatest successes in pop music history" and it plays at PPAC through June 6, 2010. (more...)

Steppenwolf Presents A SEPARATE PEACE 2/23-5/15/2010
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2010

Steppenwolf for Young Adults continues its 2009-2010 season with John Knowles' A Separate Peace, adapted by Nancy Gilsenan and directed by Jonathan Berry. (more...)

BWW Reviews: YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Plays the Fox Theatre Through 5/23
by Chris Gibson - May 14, 2010

I grew up looking forward to Friday nights, because that's when channel 30 would broadcast 'Chiller Theater', providing a burgeoning horror fan like myself with the chance to view all the creepy classics that sprang from the loins of Universal Studios during the 1930's and 40's. I was eleven years old when YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN played at the Westport cinema, and it was a treat to see my one of my favorite monsters lovingly parodied by Mel Brooks and Gene Wilder. So, it was with much anticipation that I looked forward to seeing the musical version of this beloved comedy from my childhood, and I think it's generally a very entertaining show, filled with a veritable slew of familiar gags, as well as some outstanding performances. (more...)

Jill Clayburgh & Edward Herrman Headline Benefit Reading of CHASING THE TIGER, 6/5
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2010

Edward Herrmann and Jill Clayburgh will headline a reading of CHASING THE TIGER, a new play by Gail Sheehy, on June 5 to benefit Community Mental Health Affiliates Methodist Church. (more...)

ABC's Summer Series DOWNFALL And SHAQ VS Will Premiere One Week Earlier
by TV News Desk - May 14, 2010

ABC's Summer Series DOWNFALL And SHAQ VS Will Premiere One Week Earlier (more...)

Theresa Rebeck & Friends Introduce Playwrights In An Hour At Drama Book Shop 5/19
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2010

On Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at 5:00 p.m. Theresa Rebeck & Friends Introduce the Playwrights in an Hour Series Panel Discussion & Cocktail Reception (FREE) (more...)

Drury Lane Oakbrook Presents SUGAR 6/3-8/1
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2010

Following the resounding success of RAGTIME, Drury Lane Theatre continues their celebration of ‘the year of the Director' with Jim Corti's dazzling production of the musical comedy SUGAR which previews at Drury Lane Oakbrook, 100 Drury Lane, on June 3, opens June 12 at 8:30 p.m. and runs through August 1. (more...)

Danner, Groff Set For Westport Reading Of BUTTERFLIES ARE FREE 6/7
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2010

Forty seasons ago, Westport Country Playhouse staged 'Butterflies Are Free' with Blythe Danner as the ingenious girl who falls in love with a blind boy, played by Keir Dullea. (more...)

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Comes To The Fox Theatre 5/11-23
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2010

The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein, a new musical comedy from the creative team of the 12-time Tony Award winning smash The Producers, comes to St. Louis for a limited two-week engagement at the Fabulous Fox Theatre May 11-23 for 16 performances only! (more...)

Masterworks Broadway to Release PROMISES, PROMISES 6/22
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2010

MASTERWORKS BROADWAY proudly announces the upcoming release of the New Broadway Cast Recording of PROMISES, PROMISES. The recording is available nationwide physically and digitally on June 22, 2010 and is produced by Grammy Award winners David Caddick and David Lai. For the first time in over forty years PROMISES, PROMISES returns to the stage starring Emmy Award winner Sean Hayes and Tony and Emmy Award winner Kristin Chenoweth. Directed and choreographed by Tony and Emmy Award winner Rob Ashford, this new production of PROMISES, PROMISES, with Neil Simon's funny and touching book and Burt Bacharach and Hal David's hit-packed score, opened at the Broadway Theatre on Sunday, April 25, 2010. (more...)

HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival Celebrates Its 18th Year, Runs 6/21-8/23
by Movies News Desk - May 10, 2010

Once again, Bryant Park will be a destination for film buffs on summer nights in New York City, with an all-star legendary film line up for the 18th year of the HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival Presented by Time Warner Cable in association with the Bryant Park Corporation. (more...)

ASF Announces Silver Season Lineup, Includes 3 Premieres and 3 Encores
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2010

Three world premiere productions with settings in Montgomery, Alabama from the 1860s to the 1960s will be among the highlights of the Alabama Shakespeare Festival's 25th Anniversary season. The ten-show lineup will also include three encores of ASF's biggest-selling hits ever, as well as a Shakespearian comedy and tragedy-and Tigger, too. (more...)

David Cromer Brought in to Direct YANK! for Broadway
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2010

The producers of Yank! A WWII Love Story announced today that award-winning director David Cromer will helm the upcoming Broadway production of the new musical by David and Joseph Zellnik. He replaces Igor Goldin, who directed the production off-Broadway this season. (more...)

PROMISES Stars Hayes & Chenoweth to Be Honored 5/20 at Tony's diNapoli
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2010

Sean Hayes and Kristin Chenoweth, along with the cast of PROMISES, PROMISES will be honored later this month at a by-invitation-only private event at Tony's diNapoli Restaurant, 147 West 43rd Street, between 6th Avenue and Broadway. The pair will be the newest addition to Tony's diNapoli's pretigious Broadway Wall of Fame. (more...)

PROMISES Company Begins Cast Album Recording Today, 5/10
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2010

Sean Hayes and Kristin Chenoweth, along with the cast of PROMISES, PROMISES will be honored later this month at a by-invitation-only private event at Tony's diNapoli Restaurant, 147 West 43rd Street, between 6th Avenue and Broadway. The pair will be the newest addition to Tony's diNapoli's pretigious Broadway Wall of Fame. (more...)

The Theatre Museum Awards Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, Held 5/10
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2010

America's eminent composer/lyricist duo, Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, will receive the prestigious Career Achievement Award at The Theatre Museum's 2010 Awards Gala. (more...)

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