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Playwrights Horizons (New York, NY)
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Lee, Monk, Ross & Wilson Join LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT I WORE on January 6th
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2010

Producer Daryl Roth announced today that Michele Lee (Tale of the Allergist's Wife), Tony Award-winner Debra Monk (Curtains), Tracee Ellis Ross ('Girlfriends') and Casey Wilson ('Saturday Night Live') will join the rotating cast of Love, Loss and What I Wore. They join the show January 6 through January 31, 2009, alongside the returning Katie Finneran. Love, Loss, and What I Wore, an intimate collection of stories by Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron, directed by Karen Carpenter and based on the bestselling book by Ilene Beckerman, opened October 1, 2009 to rave reviews at the Westside Theatre (407 West 43 Street, NYC) and has been extended through March 2010. (more...)

WICKED Returns to the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 2/3-2/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2010

After breaking box office records and selling out in record time in 2006 and 2007, the smash-hit musical WICKED returns to the David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts (formerly the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center), February 3-28. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

LIFE COULD BE A DREAM Extends Again At Hudson Mainstage Theatre Thru February 28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2010

THIS HOLIDAY SEASON IS GOING TO BE 'DREAM-Y' - David Elzer, Peter Schneider and Crooning Crabcakes, LLC are thrilled to announce that the Ovation nominated (Best Musical Intimate Theatre, Best Featured Actor - Jim Holdridge), critically-acclaimed (LA Times CRITICS' CHOICE, Backstage CRITIC'S PICK, LA WEEKLY GO!) smash-hit world premiere production of LIFE COULD BE A DREAM, written and directed by Roger Bean (The Marvelous Wonderettes) with choreography by Lee Martino (Reprise On Your Toes, On The Town) and musical direction by Michael Paternostro (Kiss of the Spider Woman, Thrill Me) is EXTENDING AGAIN through February 28 at the Hudson Mainstage Theatre, 6539 Santa Monica Blvd. in Hollywood. (more...)

Erin Mackey Completes Cast of SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM; Tickets on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2010

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) announces the complete cast of Sondheim on Sondheim. Stephen Sondheim & James Lapine return to Studio 54 with Sondheim on Sondheim, a new original Broadway musical starring Barbara Cook, Vanessa Williams, Tom Wopat, Leslie Kritzer, Norm Lewis, Euan Morton, Erin Mackey & Matthew Scott. Music & lyrics are by Stephen Sondheim and the production is conceived & directed by James Lapine. (more...)

Broadway Musicians Take Center Stage In PIT STOP PLAYERS' Inaugural Concert 2/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2010

The Pit Stop Players, a ten-member instrumental ensemble, will play its inaugural concert on Monday, February 1, 2010 at 7:00 pm, at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Peter Norton Symphony Space. (more...)

Lili Taylor Joins LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2010

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) is pleased to announce Terrence McNally's comedy Lips Together, Teeth Apart will star Megan Mullally (Chloe Haddock), Patton Oswalt (Sam Truman) and Lili Taylor (Sally Truman). (more...)

Sam Mendes In Talks To Helm 'Bond 23'
by Movies News Desk - Jan 5, 2010

According to a report in The Hollywood Reporter's blog, 'Heat Vision', director Sam Mendes is reportedly in negotiations to helm the 23rd installment in the James Bond franchise; the longest-running franchise in motion picture history. (more...)

World Premiere Musical WONDERLAND Moves to Alley Theatre; Opens 1/20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2010

Alley Theatre presents the world premiere of the new musical Wonderland about Alice, a children's book writer in Manhattan who is suffering through a creative block, estranged from her husband and alienated from her daughter. It takes a trip to a strange-yet-familiar Wonderland for her to regain her life's balance and again find the love and everyday magic that reside in us all - if we know how to look. With a book by Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd and Jack Murphy (The Civil War), lyrics by Jack Murphy, music by Frank Wildhorn (Jekyll & Hyde, The Scarlett Pimpernel, The Civil War), and directed by Gregory Boyd, Wonderland begins previews Friday, January 15, opens officially Wednesday, January 20 and runs through Sunday, February 14. (more...)

'Made In Australia' Concert Held At The Triad 1/25/2010
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2010

Made in Australia: Music & Lyrics from Down Under Monday January 25 th 2010 7pm at The Triad, New York City Featuring Carey Anderson, Casey Erin Clark, Sharone Halevy, Liz Larsen, Dana Steingold, Kate Wetherhead, Sally Wilfert, Michael Winther, Cortney Wolfson, Tim Wright, Josh Young and many more! (more...)

People's Light & Theatre Company Presents SNOW WHITE: A MUSICAL PANTO, 11/18 - 1/3
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2010

People's Light & Theatre Company presents SNOW WHITE, by Kathryn Petersen, with music and lyrics written by Michael Ogborn, from November 18, 2009 to January 3, 2010 on the Main Stage. Pete Pryor directs. SNOW WHITE is one of three shows in the Target Family Discovery Series and is sponsored by ING. (more...)

New Rep's THE SANTALAND DIARIES, Closes 1/3
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2010

Downstage @ New Rep is reviving David Sedaris' hilarious autobiographical show, The Santaland Diaries. This one-man comedy that satirizes everything we love to hate about the holidays opens for the press on Wednesday, December 16, 2009 at 7:30pm and plays through Sunday, January 3, 2010 in the Black Box Theater at the Arsenal Center for the Arts. (more...)

KC Rep's A CHRISTMAS STORY: The Musical Ends Run 1/3/2010
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2010

Due to public demand for tickets, Eric Rosen, artistic director of Kansas City Repertory Theatre, has extended the run of the theatre's phenomenal hit A Christmas Story, The Musical!, which Rosen also directed. (more...)

Melissa James Gibson's THIS Extends Through January 3, 2010
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2010

Following critical acclaim and popular demand, Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced a three-week extension for the World Premiere of THIS, the new play by Obie Award winner Melissa James Gibson (Suitcase, [sic]). Directed by Obie Award winner Daniel Aukin ([sic], eight seasons as Artistic Director of Soho Rep), the production opened Wednesday, December 2. Originally set to run through Sunday, December 13, the limited engagement will now play through Sunday, January 3, 2010 at the theater company's Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street). This date represents the latest extension possible for the show. (more...)

Sondheim To Play the Harris Theater 3/4, Ebersole Set For 3/25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2010

This March the Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park will present its inaugural Broadway Luminaries series as part of the Harris Theater Presents 2009-2010 season of world-renowned national and international artists and ensembles. Featuring Broadway legends of script and song, the series features an 'A Life in the Theater' dialogue with composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim, Thursday, March 4 at 7:30 pm and an evening with Winnetka native and two-time Tony Award-winning actress and songstress Christine Ebersole, Thursday, March 25 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

University of Utah Department of Theatre Presents THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2010

The University of Utah Department of Theatre Presents Richard O'Brien's THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW from February 19 to March 7, 2010. (more...)

'An Evening with Mario Cantone' Set for Castro Theatre, April 10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2010

Stage and screen actor Mario Cantone brings his one-man show, 'An Evening with Mario Cantone' to the Castro Theatre on April 10, 2010, as part of the Rrazz Room Concert Series. (more...)

'Made In Australia' Concert Held At The Triad 1/25/2010
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2010

Made in Australia: Music & Lyrics from Down Under Monday January 25 th 2010 7pm at The Triad, New York City Featuring Carey Anderson, Casey Erin Clark, Sharone Halevy, Liz Larsen, Dana Steingold, Kate Wetherhead, Sally Wilfert, Michael Winther, Cortney Wolfson, Tim Wright, Josh Young and many more! (more...)

Broadway In Chicago Presents Return Engagement of WICKED; Runs Dec. 1, 2010 to Jan 23, 2011
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2010

Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announce the return engagement of WICKED this fall, beginning Wednesday, December 1, 2010. The most successful show in Chicago history makes its triumphant return to the Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W. Randolph) for eight weeks only, December 1, 2010 to January 23, 2011. Tickets for WICKED will go on sale to Broadway In Chicago Subscription Series holders and groups in February, 2010. Individual tickets for WICKED will be available at a later date to be announced. (more...)

Stamos, Olivo, Lansbury and More Named As The Live Theater Winners of the 2009-2010 Golden Icon Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2010

The Help First Foundation has announced the Live Theater winners of the 2009-2010 Golden Icon Awards. (more...)

Kudisch, Brooksher, Lee et al. Lead McNally's GOLDEN AGE at Philadelphia Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2010

The passionate world of opera comes to life in Philadelphia Theatre Company's world premiere of Terrence McNally's Golden Age on January 22 - February 14. (more...)

Interact Theatre Presents DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2010

Interact Theatre Company announces the first production of its 20th Anniversary season and its return to its 'home' in North Hollywood with the hilarious musical comedy and the Los Angeles Intimate Theatre Premiere of DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS, with book by Jeffrey Lane, music and lyrics by David Yazbek (more...)

Writers' Theatre Announces Second Extension of OH COWARD! Now Running Thru 4/18
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2010

Writers' Theatre Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma announce the second extension of Oh Coward!, words and music by Noel Coward, devised by Roderick Cook. The production, which began its run in November 2009 is directed by Jim Corti, with musical direction by Doug Peck. The production has been extended through April 18, 2010, at Writers' Theatre, 664 Vernon Avenue in Glencoe. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Announces Casting for A COOL DIP IN THE BARREN SAHARAN CRICK
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2010

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) continues its 2009/2010 Season with the World Premiere of A COOL DIP IN THE BARREN SAHARAN CRICK, a new play by Kia Corthron (Breath, Boom at Playwrights Horizons/PH, Force Continuum), directed by Obie Award winner Chay Yew (Durango at The Public). (more...)

Arena Stage Announces Cast For THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2010

Full casting is set for the upcoming Arena Stage musical The Light in the Piazza, book by Craig Lucas, music and lyrics by Adam Guettel, based on the novel by Elizabeth Spencer. (more...)

Arden Theatre Company Presents ROMEO AND JULIET
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2010

Arden Theatre Company presents William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet from February 25-April 11, under the direction of Matt Pfeiffer and featuring a diverse ensemble cast of Philadelphia favorites. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: XANADU at the Paramount Theatre
by Jay Irwin - Jan 20, 2010

Seattle's Paramount Theatre is currently presenting the US tour of "Xanadu". And let me tell you the show is stupid, ridiculous, pointless, over the top and has no redeeming value what so ever. And boy will you have a good time at it! (more...)

Lansbury, Esparza, LuPone et al. Celebrate Sondheim at New York City Center Benefit, 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2010

New York City Center will celebrate Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winner Stephen Sondheim on the occasion of his 80th birthday on Monday, April 26 with a gala celebration featuring stars who have shone in Sondheim musicals including Michael Cerveris, Barbara Cook, Raśl Esparza, Victor Garber, Joanna Gleason, Angela Lansbury, Patti LuPone, Donna Murphy and Bernadette Peters. Directed by Tony Award-winner John Doyle, the evening will highlight shows for which Mr. Sondheim has written both music and lyrics, and will feature a full orchestra conducted by Encores! Music Director Rob Berman. The Benefit will help fund New York City Center's artistic and education programs. In addition, a portion of the evening's proceeds will go to Young Playwrights Inc, a charity of great importance to Mr. Sondheim. (more...)

CLYBOURNE PARK at Playwrights Horizons Now Accepting Entries For $5 Lottery Tix
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2010

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) is now accepting entries for its popular LIVEforFIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to the World Premiere of CLYBOURNE PARK, a new play by Bruce Norris (The Pain and the Itch at Playwrights Horizons/PH 2006-2007 Season). (more...)

WICKED Announces $25 Lottery Tickets For Its Run At The Peace Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2010

A day-of-performance lottery for a limited number of orchestra seats will be held daily for WICKED, which will be performing from January 27th to February 14th at the Peace Center. (more...)

World Premiere Musical WONDERLAND Moves to Alley Theatre; Opens 1/20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2010

Alley Theatre presents the world premiere of the new musical Wonderland about Alice, a children's book writer in Manhattan who is suffering through a creative block, estranged from her husband and alienated from her daughter. It takes a trip to a strange-yet-familiar Wonderland for her to regain her life's balance and again find the love and everyday magic that reside in us all - if we know how to look. With a book by Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd and Jack Murphy (The Civil War), lyrics by Jack Murphy, music by Frank Wildhorn (Jekyll & Hyde, The Scarlett Pimpernel, The Civil War), and directed by Gregory Boyd, Wonderland begins previews Friday, January 15, opens officially Wednesday, January 20 and runs through Sunday, February 14. (more...)

Neil Patrick Harris in Talks to Guest Star on GLEE
by Movies News Desk - Jan 19, 2010

Neil Patrick Harris guest starring on the Joss Whedon directed episode of GLEE sounds like a perfect match. GLEE creator Ryan Murphy agrees. According to the Ausiello Files, Murphy is creating a role just for Harris which will include some singing and dancing. As Harris is currently starring in CBS's How I Met Your Mother, CBS needs to approve Harris's appearance on Fox's GLEE. (more...)

New Rep Theatre Opens INDULGENCES 1/18/2010
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2010

New Repertory Theatre, in residence at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, is thrilled to present Indulgences a New England premiere and farcical comedy by Chris Craddock. Indulgences opens for the press on Monday, January 18, 2010 at 7:30pm and plays through Saturday, February 6, 2010 at the Arsenal Center for the Arts in the Charles Mosesian Theater. (more...)

Signature Theatre Presents SWEENEY TODD, 2/9-4/4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2010

The Tony Award®-winning Signature Theatre, nationally known for its interpretation of Stephen Sondheim musicals, celebrates its 20th anniversary season by presenting Sondheim's most popular musical SWEENEY TODD, directed by Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer. The new production runs in the 276-seat MAX Theater, February 9 through April 4, 2010. (more...)

Andrew Long Leads Alan Paul-Helmed I AM MY OWN WIFE Opens at Signature Theatre 1/17; Runs Thru 3/7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2010

Signature Theatre presents Doug Wright's I Am My Own Wife, winner of the 2004 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award®, starring Helen Hayes Award-winner Andrew Long and directed by Alan Paul, January 12 through March 7, 2010 in the company's intimate ARK Theatre. (more...)

Peters, Cook, Miranda et al. Celebrate Sondheim at 'Sondheim 80' Celebration, 3/22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2010

Stephen Sondheim turns 80 on Monday, March 22nd, 2010 and he will celebrate this landmark event with Roundabout Theatre Company at a special performance of Sondheim on Sondheim and star-studded tribute at Roundabout's 2010 Spring Gala: Sondheim 80. (more...)

Nation Tour of WICKED Lands in Syracuse for Performances 1/13-1/31
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2010

The national tour of WICKED is set to land on the Civic Center's Crouse-Hinds Theater's stage for a three week engagement beginning January 13 to 31. (more...)

Red Branch Theatre Company Holds Auditions For Their 2010 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2010

Red Branch Theatre Company is pleased to announce upcoming auditions for their 2010 season. In residence at The Drama Learning Center, Red Branch Theatre Company strives to bring quality theatre to the Baltimore/Washington area, through main stage productions and children's theatre. (more...)

Brava! for Women in the Arts Presents SCALPEL! 3/31
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2010

After many years Brava! For Women in the arts presents it's first musical. D'Arcy Drollinger's darkly comedic rock satire, Scalpel!, will have it's world premiere on March 31st, 2010 and will run through April 17th. (more...)

Dustin Lance Black and Neil Patrick Harris Elected to the Trevor Project Board Of Directors
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2010

The Trevor Project, the leading national organization focused on crisis and suicide prevention efforts among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth, today announced that writer, producer and director Dustin Lance Black and actor, producer and director Neil Patrick Harris have been elected to its Board of Directors. (more...)

Andrew Long Leads Alan Paul-Helmed I AM MY OWN WIFE at Signature Theatre, 1/12 - 3/7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2010

Signature Theatre presents Doug Wright's I Am My Own Wife, winner of the 2004 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award®, starring Helen Hayes Award-winner Andrew Long and directed by Alan Paul, January 12 through March 7, 2010 in the company's intimate ARK Theatre. (more...)

'Wicked' Returns Its Enchantment To Arsht Center
by Beau Higgins - Jan 12, 2010

With music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (Godspell, Pippin, Academy Award-winner for Pocahontas and The Prince of Egypt) and book by Winnie Holzman ('My So Called Life,' 'Once And Again' and 'thirtysomething'), WICKED, the untold story of the witches of Oz, is directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello (Take Me Out, Love! Valour! Compassion!, The Vagina Monologues, 9 to 5) and features musical staging by Tony Award winner Wayne Cilento (Aida, The Who's Tommy, How To Succeed...). (more...)

American Stage Youth Ensemble Presents HANGIN' WITH STEVE: A STEVEN SONDHEIM CABARET 1/11/2010
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2010

Hangin' With Steve: A Sondheim Cabaret, is set to bring the voices of the American Stage Youth Ensemble to Tampa Bay audiences on January 11. (more...)

Philadelphia Theatre Company Presents GOLDEN AGE 1/22-2/14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2010

The passionate world of opera comes to life in Philadelphia Theatre Company's world premiere of Terrence McNally's Golden Age on January 22 - February 14. (more...)

Nation Tour of WICKED Lands in Syracuse for Performances 1/13-1/31
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2010

The national tour of WICKED is set to land on the Civic Center's Crouse-Hinds Theater's stage for a three week engagement beginning January 13 to 31. (more...)

WICKED Bids Farewell to PlayhouseSquare, 12/31
by BWW News Desk - Dec 31, 2009

One of Cleveland's most popular musicals, WICKED, will return to PlayhouseSquare November 18 - December 13, 2009 as part of the U.S. Bank Star Performance Series at PlayhouseSquare. Tickets for the return engagement go on sale to the public Friday, August 21. (more...)

WICKED Announces Performance-Day Lottery
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2009

A day-of-performance lottery for a limited number of orchestra seats will be held daily for WICKED, which will be performing from January 6 - 24 at Philadelphia's Academy of Music. (more...)

WICKED Breaks Own Record: Becomes the Highest Grossing Show in History Over Christmas Week
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2009

During the week of Thanksgiving, Wicked set the record for the highest grossing week in Broadway history. Last week, it broke its own record when it took in $2.09 million over the Christmas holiday. (more...)

LIFE COULD BE A DREAM Extends Again At Hudson Mainstage Theatre Thru 12/27
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2009

THIS HOLIDAY SEASON IS GOING TO BE 'DREAM-Y' - David Elzer, Peter Schneider and Crooning Crabcakes, LLC are thrilled to announce that the Ovation nominated (Best Musical Intimate Theatre, Best Featured Actor - Jim Holdridge), critically-acclaimed (LA Times CRITICS' CHOICE, Backstage CRITIC'S PICK, LA WEEKLY GO!) smash-hit world premiere production of LIFE COULD BE A DREAM, written and directed by Roger Bean (The Marvelous Wonderettes) with choreography by Lee Martino (Reprise On Your Toes, On The Town) and musical direction by Michael Paternostro (Kiss of the Spider Woman, Thrill Me) is EXTENDING AGAIN through SUNDAY, DECEMBER 27 at the Hudson Mainstage Theatre, 6539 Santa Monica Blvd. in Hollywood. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Kansas City Repertory Theatre's A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 26, 2009

Kansas City Repertory Theatre's holiday production of 'A Christmas Story: The Musical' continues to charm audiences through January 3, 2010. The new holiday show is the highest-grossing show in the Rep's 45-year history. (more...)

John Barrowman, Cheyenne Jackson & Neil Patrick Harris Among AfterElton.com's Men of the Decade
by BWW News Desk - Dec 24, 2009

Theatrical favorites John Barrowman, Cheyenne Jackson, and Neil Patrick Harris are three of AfterElton.com's picks for Men of the Decade. (more...)

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