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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...)

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...)

Kay Cole to Helm ROSE BOWL QUEENS for The Lounge Theatre, 3/6 - 4/11
by BWW News Desk - Dec 24, 2009

Grammy nominated song writer Barbara Hart and Cheryl Gimbel have joined forces to create a world premiere musical debuting in Los Angeles, with the incomparable Kay Cole at the helm. In the musical, a low-life building inspector tries to bring down the decades old Rose Bowl bowling alley. As justice is being sought, Cupid's arrow is launched...but the Rose Bowl Queens may not survive. Ain't likely ta git much funner en this. (more...)

Michael Cerveris Gets Interviewed on LETS DO LUNCH!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 24, 2009

Broadway star Michael Cerveris, currently on the boards as Dr. Givings in In the Next Room or The Vibrator Play joins host Robin Milling of Blog Talk Radio.com's Let's Do Lunch! (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...)

Kudisch, Brooksher, Lee et al. Lead McNally's GOLDEN AGE at Philadelphia Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2009

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...)

Andrew Long Leads Alan Paul-Helmed I AM MY OWN WIFE at Signature Theatre, 1/12 - 3/7
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2009

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...)

Mullally & Oswalt to Star in McNally's Lips Together, Teeth Apart; Opens April 2010
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2009

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 an additional cast member to be announced shortly. (more...)

Rebecca Brooksher, Jeffrey Carlson & More Star In The Kennedy Center's GOLDEN AGE 3/12-4/4/2010
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2009

The Kennedy Center today announced the casting for Golden Age, a new play by Terrence McNally. Following its world premiere with the Philadelphia Theatre Company, the production will run March 12 to April 4, 2010 in the Kennedy Center Family Theater as part of Terrence McNally's Nights at the Opera, a five-week event featuring three of the playwright's works performed concurrently on three Kennedy Center stages. (more...)

American Stage Youth Ensemble Presents HANGIN' WITH STEVE: A STEVEN SONDHEIM CABARET 1/11/2010
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2009

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...)

James Barbour Teams up with Constantine Kitsopoulos and Peter Wolf in Concert, 12/11 - 12/21
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2009

Broadway's James Barbour will present holiday concerts in New York City at Bill's 1890 Restaurant & Café from December 11-19 and in Los Angeles at the Colony Theatre on December 21. (more...)

San Jose Theatre Presents 'Another Night Before Christmas' Nov. 19 - Dec. 20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2009

City Lights Theater Company of San Jose proudly presents the West Coast Premiere of ANOTHER NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS - book and lyrics by Sean Grennan, music by Leah Okimoto . The production previews on Thursday, November 19th and Friday, November 20th, 2009, with the Gala Opening Performance on Saturday, November 21st, 2009. A post-show discussion will be held on November 29th. The production is scheduled to run through December 20th, 2009. (more...)

West Coast Ensemble Presents THREE TALL WOMEN, Previews 11/12, 11/13 At The El Centro Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2009

West Coast Ensemble presents the fourth and final show of their 2009 season, THREE TALL WOMEN, written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Edward Albee and directed by Michael Matthews (Stupid Kids, The Bacchae). THREE TALL WOMEN will preview on Thursday, November 12 and Friday, November 13 at 8:00pm and will open on Saturday, November 14 at 8:00pm and continue through Sunday, December 20 at West Coast Ensemble - The El Centro Theatre, 800 N. El Centro Ave. in Hollywood. (more...)

Cleveland Playhouse Welcomes Fresh In A CHRISTMAS STORY 11/27-12/20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2009

New actors in the roles of young Ralphie and adult Ralph lead the cast in the fifth and final production of A Christmas Story at The Cleveland Play House. (more...)

New Rep Presents INDULGENCES 1/18/2010
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2009

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...)

Tucci-Helmed LEND ME A TENOR Bows on Broadway this Spring
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2009

Ken Ludwig's comedy LEND ME A TENOR starring Anthony LaPaglia, Tony Shalhoub, Jan Maxwell, Mary Catherine Garrison, Jennifer Laura Thompson, Jay Klaitz, and Brooke Adams, directed by Stanley Tucci, will bow on Broadway on April 4, 2010 at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street). Preview performances begin March 11. Additonal casting will be announced. (more...)

New Rep Opens THE SANTALAND DIARIES Tonight, 12/16
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2009

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...)

WICKED Announces Lottery for $25 seats At PPAC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2009

A day-of-performance lottery for a limited number of orchestra seats will be held daily for WICKED, which will be performing from December 16, 2009 - January 10, 2010 at the Providence Performing Arts Center. (more...)

CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION Returns to Playwrights Horizons, 12/15
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2009

Following an acclaimed original sold-out run, Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) proudly announces a limited return engagement of the company's recent World Premiere production of CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION, the new hit play by Annie Baker ('An original voice' - Daily News; 'A playwright to know' - Newsday). Directed by Sam Gold ('A magic-fingered director' - Variety; 'An uncommonly observant eye and ear' - The New York Times), the original engagement opened Tuesday, October 13 to across-the-board rave reviews and was ultimately extended twice by critical and audience demand through Saturday, November 21. The return limited engagement will begin performances Tuesday, December 15 at Playwrights Horizons' Peter Jay Sharp Theater with tickets on sale through Sunday, January 17, 2010. (more...)

Abramovitz, Bahorek, Gertner, Whitten and Wilfert Set for Adam Gwon Concert at Urban Stages, 12/15
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2009

New York: Urban Stages will present an evening of songs by award-winning composer and lyricist Adam Gwon on Tuesday, December 15th at 9:00pm. Gwon will perform selections from his musical Ordinary Days, currently finishing its sold-out run at Roundabout Theatre Company's Roundabout Underground, as well as previews of upcoming projects. (more...)

Frank Wood and Annie Parisse Lead Playwrights Horizons' CLYBOURNE; Complete Casting Announced
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2009

Playwrights Horizons has announced complete casting for 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...)

Jerry Zaks' 'Who Do You Love' Coming to Movie Theaters Spring 2010
by Movies News Desk - Dec 15, 2009

Famed director Jerry Zaks' film 'Who Do You Love' is set to open in theaters in Spring of 2010. 'Who Do You Love' is a biopic of the record producer Leonard Chess written by Peter Martin Wortmann and Robert Conte, and directed by Zaks. Leonard Chess was played by Alessandro Nivola and other cast included David Oyelowo. It was filmed in New Orleans in 2008, and premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival. (more...)

Photo Flash: Neil Patrick Harris in HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER's Musical 100th Episode
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2009

In these newly released photos from HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER, Neil Patrick Harris leads the show's upcoming 100th episode (airing on January 11, 2010) which is a special musical episode of the show! (more...)

Boggess, Orfeh, Karl & More Lead NYC Christmas CD Release Concert, 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2009

Following a triumphant December 2008 benefit concert, ASTEP (Artists Striving to End Poverty) and Sh-K-Boom / Ghostlight Records have announced the album release of 'New York City Christmas.' In addition, ASTEP will present a concert to celebrate the release of the CD on December 14th. The evening will feature Broadway stars Sierra Boggess, Andy Karl, Tyler Maynard, Lindsay Mendez, Orfeh, Tory Ross, Anya Singleton and Sally Wilfert. (more...)

West Coast Ensemble Presents THREE TALL WOMEN, Previews 11/12, 11/13 At The El Centro Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2009

West Coast Ensemble presents the fourth and final show of their 2009 season, THREE TALL WOMEN, written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Edward Albee and directed by Michael Matthews (Stupid Kids, The Bacchae). THREE TALL WOMEN will preview on Thursday, November 12 and Friday, November 13 at 8:00pm and will open on Saturday, November 14 at 8:00pm and continue through Sunday, December 20 at West Coast Ensemble - The El Centro Theatre, 800 N. El Centro Ave. in Hollywood. (more...)

Playhouse Square Announces Lottery Seats For WICKED, Closes 12/13 At The State Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2009

A day-of-performance lottery for a limited number of orchestra seats will be held daily for WICKED, which will be performing from November 18 - December 13 at the State Theatre at PlayhouseSquare. (more...)

Fifth Annual Holiday Arts and Music Festival Held at Mesa Arts Center, 12/12 & 12/13
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2009

On Saturday and Sunday, December 12 and 13, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., thousands of music lovers and holiday shoppers will converge on the Mesa Arts Center campus as it transforms into a free holiday festival of the arts. (more...)

Spotlighters Theatre Presents A HOLIDAY ADVENT-URE, 12/13
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2009

Spotlighters Theatre presents 'A HOLIDAY ADVENT-ure' with Drop Three Comedy & Improv Troupe for some holiday hilarity on Sunday, December 13 as Spotlighters' resident Improv & Comedy Troupe Drop Three celebrates the holidays in their own special way. (more...)

FROM AVENUE Q TO XANADU Benefit Held at The Barn Players 12/11, 12/12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2009

The Barn Players Broadway: From 'Avenue Q' to 'Xanadu' Songs from 21st Century Broadway Musicals- A Benefit for The Barn Players Theatre (more...)

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