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YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Comes To The Fox Theatre 5/11-23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 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 brings its national tour to St. Louis' Fabulous Fox Theatre May 11-23 for 16 performances only! (more...)

ASF and Atlanta's Alliance Theatre Partner on Pearl Cleage World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2010

The Alabama Shakespeare Festival and Atlanta's Tony Award-winning Alliance Theatre will partner to produce the world premiere of renowned playwright Pearl Cleage's comedy The Nacirema Society Requests the Honor of Your Presence at a Celebration of Their First One Hundred Years this fall. (more...)

Transport Group's Production of THE BOYS IN THE BAND Extends Through 3/28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2010

Following rave reviews and sell-out houses, Transport Group (TG), the winner of a special 2007 Drama Desk Award and a 2007 Obie Award, has announced that its production of Mart Crowley's The Boys in the Band, directed by artistic director Jack Cummings III, will extend for two weeks through Sunday, March 28. (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company Presents OUR TOWN, 3/12-3/27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2010

From March 12 - March 27, Pioneer Theatre Company Presents OUR TOWN by Thornton Wilder. Performances will be Mondays-Thursdays at 7:30 PM, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 PM, and Saturday matinees at 2:00 PM. (more...)

ASF Announces Spring Provocative Premieres: NOBODY and THE FALL OF THE HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2010

The Alabama Shakespeare Festival, one of the country's leading theatres in the creation of new stage works, will produce the world premieres of Nobody and The Fall of the House this spring. Produced in a series called Provocative Premieres, Nobody will run March 12-28 and The Fall of the House will run April 9-25. Both plays have been developed through ASF's prestigious Southern Writers' Project new play development program. The Provocative Premieres are suggestive, stimulating and extreme, promising to take audiences to the edge. (more...)

New Rep Announces OPUS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2010

New Repertory Theatre, in residence at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, is thrilled to present Opus, a New England Premiere by Michael Hollinger. Opus opens for the press on Monday, March 29, 2010 at 7:30pm and plays through Saturday, April 17, 2010 at the Arsenal Center for the Arts in the Charles Mosesian Theater. (more...)

Disney's MULAN Set for The Alliance Theatre, 2/24-3/19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2010

The Alliance Children's Theatre celebrates the legendary culture of ancient China where traditions are fundamental and the family honor supreme in the action-packed stage adaptation of Disney's Mulan, an exotic musical based on the animated Disney movie. (more...)

Photo Flash: Steppenwolf for Young Adults Presents A SEPARATE PEACE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 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. The production, featuring ensemble member Alan Wilder with Will Allan, Chance Bone, Jake Cohen, Curtis M. Jackson, Damir Konjicija and Govind Kumar, runs February 23 - March 19, 2010 in Steppenwolf's Upstairs Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St. Weekday matinees (Tuesdays - Fridays) are reserved for school groups, with Saturday and Sunday performances available to the public. (more...)

Signature Theatre Announces CHESS, SUNSET BOULEVARD, & More in '10-'11 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2010

Eric Schaeffer, Artistic Director of the Tony Award®-winning Signature Theatre, today announced the company's 2010-2011 season of four musicals and three plays, with the innovative company producing three world premieres and one regional premiere. (more...)

Impro Melbourne Presents Late Night Impro at The Bosco
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2010

Polish up your martini glasses and join Impro Melbourne for the debonair wit of Late Night Impro. (more...)

The Production Company Presents THE DIVINERS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2010

Good News! Jim Leonard, Jrs. depression-era epic of faith and truth ‘THE DIVINERS' receives a miraculous new imagining and power-house performances in The Production Company's second offering of 2010! (more...)

Oscar Nominee Michael Shannon Joins OUR TOWN as 'Stage Manager,' 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2010

Producers Scott Morfee, Jean Doumanian and Tom Wirtshafter have announced the latest arrival to Grover's Corners: Oscar Nominee Michael Shannon (Revolutionary Road) will assume the role of ‘The Stage Manager' in David Cromer's acclaimed production of Thornton Wilder's Our Town, beginning February 23rd at the Barrow Street Theatre. Stephen Kunken (ENRON, Frost/Nixon) continues in the role through February 19th. (more...)

Photo Exclusive: PROMISES, PROMISES Begins Rehearsals; Box Office Open!
by BWW - Feb 23, 2010

The box office for the first Broadway revival of PROMISES, PROMISES opened on Monday, February 22, 2010 at the Broadway Theater (1681 Broadway) as rehearsals began and BroadwayWorld.com is happy to present a sneek peek at the start of rehearsals! (more...)

LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE Comes To Fox Cities Performing Arts Center 3/23-28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2010

Little House on the Prairie, The Musical, a new musical based on the beloved Laura Ingalls Wilder series of classic American books, will take the stage March 23 - 28, 2010 at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center. (more...)

OUR TOWN Opens 3/12 At Seacoast Rep Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2010

After the extraordinary success of its most recent production Almost, Maine which was a new work never before seen in the region, the Seacoast Repertory Theatre is pleased to announce its next production, Thornton Wilder's classic OUR TOWN (more...)

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

Raleigh Little Theatre Announces Auditions for OUR TOWN, 2/22-2/23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2010

Raleigh Little Theatre is holding auditions for Own Town by Thornton Wilder. The production will be directed by Haskell Fitz-Simons and will be presented in the Cantey V. Sutton Theatre. (more...)

Steppenwolf for Young Adults Presents A SEPARATE PEACE, Opens 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 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...)

Raleigh Little Theatre Announces Auditions for OUR TOWN, 2/22-2/23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2010

Raleigh Little Theatre is holding auditions for Own Town by Thornton Wilder. The production will be directed by Haskell Fitz-Simons and will be presented in the Cantey V. Sutton Theatre. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Presents Christie Murder Mystery Reading, 2/22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2010

The Agatha Christie classic murder mystery, 'And Then There Were None,' will be read by Westport Country Playhouse actor alumni and audience favorites Geneva Carr, Keir Dullea, Beth Fowler, Charlotte Moore, Ciarán O'Reilly, Joe Paulik, Jay O. Sanders, Mark Shanahan, Mark Silence, Doug Stender and Paxton Whitehead on Monday, February 22, 7 p.m., at Westport Country Playhouse. (more...)

LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE Plays Fort Worth's Bass Performance Hall 6/8-13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2010

LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE, THE MUSICAL, a new musical based on the beloved Laura Ingalls Wilder series of classic American books, will play June 8-13 at Bass Performance Hall. It is presented by Performing Arts Fort Worth and Casa Manana; single tickets are $30-$75 and will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Monday, March 1. (more...)

PROMISES, PROMISES Box Office Opens Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2010

The box office for the first Broadway revival of PROMISES, PROMISES opens Monday, February 22, 2010 at the Broadway Theater (1681 Broadway). (more...)

Single Tix Go on Sale For Westport Country Playhouse's THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2010

Single tickets to any of the five productions comprising Westport Country Playhouse's 80th Anniversary Season, including two musicals and a comic drama, playing from April through October, will go on public sale, Tuesday, March 2 at noon. (more...)

NORTH ATLANTIC Plays Final Performance at Redcat on Feb. 21
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2010

Los Angeles based Redcat's production of NORTH ATLANTIC will close on February 21, 2010. (more...)

August Wilson's FENCES Plays Final Show at South Coast Repertory's Segerstrom Stage 2/21
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2010

Fences, August Wilson's powerful story of a fractured African-American family in 1950s Pittsburgh, will play its final show on February 21. (more...)

State, Orpheum, Pantages and Hennepin Stages Announce Spring 2010 Events
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2010

Minneapolis' State, Orpheum, Pantages and Hennepin Theatres have announced their upcoming events for Spring 2010. (more...)

Vanessa Redgrave to Receive Academy Fellowship at BAFTA Awards, 2/21
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2010

Tony Award Winning actress Vanessa Redgrave will be awarded by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts with the Academy Fellowship at the Orange British Academy Film Awards ceremony at London's Royal Opera House. The ceremony will take place on Sunday, February 21. (more...)

Gallery Theater's THE FANTASTICKS Plays Final Show
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2010

Gallery Theater's The Fantasticks will play its final show on February 20 on the main stage. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Director Kenny Leon Discusses his Upcoming OUR TOWN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2010

Director Kenny Leon talked OUR TOWN with 11 Alive News and Atlanta & Company. (more...)

Neile Adams Guests At Screening Of BULLITT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2010

Neile Adams (aka Neile McQueen Toffel), author, performer and the former wife of the late legendary actor, Steve McQueen, will make a special appearance at a screening of the film, Bullitt, as part of the Film Series entitled, 'King of Cool - The Films of Steve McQueen,' being held at Seattle Art Museum; SAM Downtown, Plestcheeff Auditorium; 1300 First Avenue (between Union Street and University Street); Seattle, WA 98101, on Thursday, February 18, 2010 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Steppenwolf Presents A SEPARATE PEACE 2/23-5/15/2010
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 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...)

Oscar Nominee Michael Shannon Joins OUR TOWN as 'Stage Manager,' 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2010

Producers Scott Morfee, Jean Doumanian and Tom Wirtshafter have announced the latest arrival to Grover's Corners: Oscar Nominee Michael Shannon (Revolutionary Road) will assume the role of ‘The Stage Manager' in David Cromer's acclaimed production of Thornton Wilder's Our Town, beginning February 23rd at the Barrow Street Theatre. Stephen Kunken (ENRON, Frost/Nixon) continues in the role through February 19th. (more...)

Webster Univ. Conservatory of Theatre Arts Presents ON THE RAZZLE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2010

Webster University's Conservatory of Theatre Arts presents the entertaining romp 'On the Razzle,' by Tom Stoppard. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Presents CHALLOTTE'S WEB 2/28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2010

Westport Country Playhouse's Family Festivities Series will present the treasured tale, 'Charlotte's Web,' based on E. B. White's loving story of the friendship between a pig named Wilbur and a little gray spider named Charlotte, on Sunday, February 28, 1 and 4 p.m. (more...)

Paulus, York, Bwarie, Topol Among 2009 IRNE Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2010

The Independent Reviewers of New England (IRNE), a panel of critics from media outlets around the state of Massachusetts, have announced the nominees for the IRNE Awards honoring the best of the 2009 Theatre Season. (more...)

Cygnet Theatre Announces 2010-2011 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2010

Cygnet Theatre Company's Artistic Director Sean Murray and Executive Director Bill Schmidt are proud to announce the 2010/2011 line-up to be performed on Cygnet's Old Town Stage. (more...)

The Broadway Boys Hold Valentine's Day Concert at Westport Country Playhouse, 2/14
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2010

The Broadway Boys, a collection of the hottest male voices currently working on the New York stage, will present a concert of Broadway favorites, on Sunday, February 14, 3 p.m., at Westport Country Playhouse. (more...)

MULAN JR. Closes at Children's Studio Theatre 2/14
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2010

Fargo Moorhead Community Theatre's Children's Studio Presents Disney's 'Mulan Jr.' The show will play its final performance on FEbruary 14, 2010. (more...)

Transport Theater Group Presents THE BOYS IN THE BAND, Begins 2/12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2010

Transport Group (TG), the winner of a special 2007 Drama Desk Award and a 2007 Obie Award, will present Mart Crowley's The Boys in the Band, directed by artistic director Jack Cummings III, beginning Friday, February 12, and opening Sunday, February 21, at 5pm in a site-specific production at 37 West 26 Street, between Broadway and Sixth Avenue, Penthouse. (more...)

Cast Announced for Whidbey Island Center for the Arts' Performance of DEATHTRAP; Opens 2/12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2010

Whidbey Island Center for the Arts, under the leadership of Executive Director Stacie Burgua, presents Ira Levin's wickedly funny who'll-do-it Deathtrap, at 565 Camano Avenue, Langley, WA, on Friday, February 12, 2010 (with performances continuing through February 27). (more...)

BWW Reviews: LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE - The Musical
by Mark Andrew Lawrence - Feb 12, 2010

If you have fond memories of the Laura Ingalls Wilder Little House books or the popular 1970's TV series, steer clear of the Canon Theatre because your expectations sure to be foiled. The same applies if you are a musical theatre fan out to see this new musical adapted from the novels. Despite a few fine performances the show as a whole just does not work. * 1/2 (OUT OF 5) (more...)

Transport Theater Group Presents THE BOYS IN THE BAND, Begins 2/12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2010

Transport Group (TG), the winner of a special 2007 Drama Desk Award and a 2007 Obie Award, will present Mart Crowley's The Boys in the Band, directed by artistic director Jack Cummings III, beginning Friday, February 12, and opening Sunday, February 21, at 5pm in a site-specific production at 37 West 26 Street, between Broadway and Sixth Avenue, Penthouse. (more...)

Whidbey Island Center for the Arts Presents DEATHTRAP; Opens 2/12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2010

Whidbey Island Center for the Arts, under the leadership of Executive Director Stacie Burgua, presents Ira Levin's wickedly funny who'll-do-it Deathtrap, at 565 Camano Avenue, Langley, WA, on Friday, February 12, 2010 (with performances continuing through February 27). (more...)

DEATHTRAP Opens at Whidbey Island Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2010

Whidbey Island Center for the Arts, under the leadership of Executive Director Stacie Burgua, presents Ira Levin's wickedly funny who'll-do-it Deathtrap, at 565 Camano Avenue, Langley, WA, on Friday, February 12, 2010 (with performances continuing through February 27). (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Presents Christie Murder Mystery Reading, 2/22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2010

The Agatha Christie classic murder mystery, 'And Then There Were None,' will be read by Westport Country Playhouse actor alumni and audience favorites Geneva Carr, Keir Dullea, Beth Fowler, Charlotte Moore, Ciarán O'Reilly, Joe Paulik, Jay O. Sanders, Mark Shanahan, Mark Silence, Doug Stender and Paxton Whitehead on Monday, February 22, 7 p.m., at Westport Country Playhouse. (more...)

Transport Theater Group Presents THE BOYS IN THE BAND, Begins 2/12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2010

Transport Group (TG), the winner of a special 2007 Drama Desk Award and a 2007 Obie Award, will present Mart Crowley's The Boys in the Band, directed by artistic director Jack Cummings III, beginning Friday, February 12, and opening Sunday, February 21, at 5pm in a site-specific production at 37 West 26 Street, between Broadway and Sixth Avenue, Penthouse. (more...)

Cast Announced for Whidbey Island Center for the Arts' Performance of DEATHTRAP; Opens 2/12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2010

Whidbey Island Center for the Arts, under the leadership of Executive Director Stacie Burgua, presents Ira Levin's wickedly funny who'll-do-it Deathtrap, at 565 Camano Avenue, Langley, WA, on Friday, February 12, 2010 (with performances continuing through February 27). (more...)

The production Company Presents THE DIVINERS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2010

Good News! Jim Leonard, Jrs. depression-era epic of faith and truth ‘THE DIVINERS' receives a miraculous new imagining and power-house performances in The Production Company's second offering of 2010! (more...)

Previews begin 2/11 for WHEN THE RAIN STOPS FALLING at LCT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2010

Previews begin Thursday (February 11) for the American premiere of Andrew Bovell's WHEN THE RAIN STOPS FALLING, directed by David Cromer, at 8pm at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

Vanessa Redgrave to Receive Academy Fellowship at BAFTA Awards, 2/21
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2010

Tony Award Winning actress Vanessa Redgrave will be awarded by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts with the Academy Fellowship at the Orange British Academy Film Awards ceremony at London's Royal Opera House. The ceremony will take place on Sunday, February 21. (more...)

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