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Stage Vet Glenn Close Joins WHAT HAPPENED TO MONDAY? Sci-Fi FilmStage Vet Glenn Close Joins WHAT HAPPENED TO MONDAY? Sci-Fi Film
by Movies News Desk - May 6, 2015

According to Deadline, Glenn Close, who last starred on Broadway opposite John Lithgow in A Delicate Balance, has signed on for two upcoming films -- WHAT HAPPENED TO MONDAY? and SHE WHO BRINGS GIFTS. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Sets Director, Cast for OTHER DESERT CITIESRubicon Theatre Sets Director, Cast for OTHER DESERT CITIES
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2015

Rubicon Theatre Company Producing Artistic Director Karyl Lynn Burns today announced the director and cast for OTHER DESERT CITIES, Jon Robin Baitz's highly lauded story about a family in the public eye whose members must find a new way forward when each person's beliefs and illusions related to a pivotal family event are called into question. Filled with richly drawn characters, dramatic plot elements, and witty social commentary, OTHER DESERT CITIES garnered five Tony nominations and was awarded Outstanding Play by the Outer Critics Circle. The show takes its title from a sign off California's I-10 freeway where one continues on to Palm Springs or exits toward "Other Desert Cites." (more...)

Theater People Podcast Launches KickStarter to Fund New SeasonTheater People Podcast Launches KickStarter to Fund New Season
by Matt Tamanini - May 4, 2015

After 18 months of successful broadcasting, the popular Theater People Podcast has launched a KickStarter campaign to help fund their new season. Having interviewed Broadway greats from Lin-Manuel Miranda to Laura Osnes (twice) to Celia Keenan-Bolger, the Theater People Podcast is one of the most influential and inspiring connections that many theatre fans have with their idols. The podcast has become a valuable resource for students, individuals working to build a career in the performing arts, and theater lovers across the world. (more...)

The Theatre People Podcast Welcomes Musical Legend Elaine PaigeThe Theatre People Podcast Welcomes Musical Legend Elaine Paige
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2015

On Monday, May 4, Theater People podcast welcomes 'The First Lady of British Musical Theater,' Olivier Award-winner Elaine Paige. For the episode, Paige discusses her farewell tour, and what exactly she means by 'farewell.' She also talks about the upcoming theatrical release of her recent concert which was filmed at Royal Albert Hall in London. Paige, perhaps best know for originating the roles of Eva Peron in EVITA and Grizabella in CATS, shares her remembrances of how those roles came to her and how they changed her life and career. Paige made her Broadway debut in 1995 as Norma Desmond in Andrew Lloyd Webber's SUNSET BOULEVARD Sunset Boulevard. She returned to Broadway in the critically acclaimed and Tony award winning 2012 revival of FOLLIES. In the role of Carlotta Campion, Paige received terrific notices for her performance of the showstopping song 'I'm Still Here.' (more...)

BWW Flashback: THE HEIDI CHRONICLES, Starring Elisabeth Moss, Concludes Broadway Run TodayBWW Flashback: THE HEIDI CHRONICLES, Starring Elisabeth Moss, Concludes Broadway Run Today
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2015

Broadway's first revival of Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning Wendy Wasserstein's The Heidi Chronicles, starring Elisabeth Moss, Jason Biggs and Bryce Pinkham, will close today, May 3, 2015. Below, take a look back at the show's Broadway run! (more...)

Sheldon Harnick & Hal Prince Recall Original Production of FIDDLER ON THE ROOFSheldon Harnick & Hal Prince Recall Original Production of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
by Movies News Desk - May 28, 2015

91-year-old Sheldon Harnick, the lyricist for Broadway's Fiddler on the Roof, and 87-year-old Harold Prince, the producer of the original production, shared memories of the early days of the iconic musical. (more...)

Elisabeth Moss Talks 'Mad Men' & HEIDI CHRONICLES Historical JourneyElisabeth Moss Talks 'Mad Men' & HEIDI CHRONICLES Historical Journey
by TV News Desk - May 26, 2015

Tony nominated actress Elisabeth Moss talks about taking on a historical trail of female roles, from Mad Men's Peggy Olson of the 60's to the title role in Broadway's HEIDI CHRONICLES. (more...)

The Drama League to Host Centennial Gala in NovemberThe Drama League to Host Centennial Gala in November
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

The Drama League, embarking on a landmark year of celebration commemorating its 100 years of service to the American theater, announced today The Drama League Centennial Gala set for Monday evening, November 2, 2015 at The Plaza (768 Fifth Avenue). Cocktails and silent auction will begin at 7:00 p.m. followed by dinner and performance at 8:00 p.m.  Special Guests and performers will be announced at a later date.  The Centennial Gala Committee is now in formation; tables and seats are available by calling (212) 244-9494. (more...)

Breaking News: Danny Burstein-Led FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Revival Will Play the Broadway Theatre; Opening Night Set!Breaking News: Danny Burstein-Led FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Revival Will Play the Broadway Theatre; Opening Night Set!
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

Producers Jeffrey Richards, Jerry Frankel, and Jam Theatricals just announced that Fiddler on the Roof will play The Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway) and will begin performances on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 with an opening night scheduled for Thursday,December 17, 2015.  Rehearsals are set to begin Monday, September 28, 2015.  Five-time Tony Award-nominee and Drama Desk & Outer Critics Circle Award winner Danny Burstein (Cabaret, Golden Boy, Follies, South Pacific) will step into the iconic role of Tevye. Burstein will appear under the direction of Tony Award-nominated director Bartlett Sher, who was most recently nominated for a Tony Award for the current Broadway revival, The King and I.  Sher has directed Burstein on Broadway in the revivals ofGolden Boy and South Pacific. Further casting and ticket on-sale date will be announced soon.  (more...)

Theater People Podcast Welcomes FUN HOME Composer Jeanine TesoriTheater People Podcast Welcomes FUN HOME Composer Jeanine Tesori
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2015

On Monday, May 25th the Theater People Podcast welcomes Tony-nominated composer Jeanine Tesori. In the interview, she talks of the five-year journey that she took alongside lyricist and book writer Lisa Kron adapting Alison Bechdel's celebrated graphic memior. After a ground breaking Off-Broadway run, the musical is now Tony-nominated and playing at Broadway's Circle in the Square Theater. Tesori and Kron have been nominated together for this year's Best Original Score award; should they win, the pair would become the first all-female writing team in Tony history to take home that the prize. (more...)

The Arion Press & Grabhorn Institute Presents ARION / INSIDE, 6/5-7/2The Arion Press & Grabhorn Institute Presents ARION / INSIDE, 6/5-7/2
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

THE ARION PRESS & GRABHORN INSTITUTE  invite you to an exhibition ARION / INSIDE. Unique bookbindings of Arion Press editions commissioned by SIMON ECCLES. (more...)

Married Stars Kier Dullea and Mia Dillon to Lead ON GOLDEN POND at Bucks County PlayhouseMarried Stars Kier Dullea and Mia Dillon to Lead ON GOLDEN POND at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) announces Bucks County's own John Augustine to return (The Hummingbird's Tour, 2014, Director) to the Bucks County Playhouse stage as 'Larry' in Stephen Sondheim's COMPANY, running May 29-June 21. Augustine will play alongside Broadway's Candy Buckley (Scandalous, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Cabaret) as 'Joanne'. (more...)

Ensemble ACJW to Perform at SubCulture, 6/12Ensemble ACJW to Perform at SubCulture, 6/12
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

 Ensemble ACJW, an inspirational collective of young professional musicians, performs a program of classical and contemporary works at the Greenwich Village club SubCulture on Friday, June 12 at 7:30 p.m. The program entitled "Balancing Act" includes music by Jennifer Higdon, Dvo?ak, Barber, Piazzolla, Webern, Poulenc, and David Lang - works that typify writing for winds, strings, and A Delicate Balance of those forces combined, and exemplify the collaborative elements inherent in Ensemble ACJW. The concert is their last performance of the season. (more...)

Red Bull Theater to Honor Jack O'Brien, Martha Plimpton & Off-Broadway AngelsRed Bull Theater to Honor Jack O'Brien, Martha Plimpton & Off-Broadway Angels
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

Jesse Berger, Artistic Director, Jim Bredeson Managing Director, and the Board of Trustees of Red Bull Theater are pleased to announce the Seventh Annual RUNNING OF THE RED BULLS BENEFIT on Monday June 15th, at 6pm, celebrating their 12th Season and honoring Jack O'Brien, Martha Plimpton and the Off-Broadway Angels with the 2015 Matador Awards For Excellence In Classical Theater (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU's Lisa HowardThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU's Lisa Howard
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2015

On Monday, May 18th, the Theater People Podcast welcomes IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU star Lisa Howard. Lisa made her Broadway debut as Rona Lisa Peretti in the 2006 Tony nominated production of 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE. From there she has been seen on Broadway in SOUTH PACIFIC, PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT, and 9 TO 5. In IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU, Howard has received glowing notices and a Drama Desk Award nomination for her turn as Jenny, older sister of the Bride who's gone out of her way to plan the perfect wedding. Despite acting alongside Broadway favorites like Tyne Daly, Harriet Harris, and Sierra Boggess, much has been made of IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU being a star making vehicle for Howard.  (more...)

Chita Rivera, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, CURIOUS INCIDENT & More Win at the 2015 Drama League Awards!Chita Rivera, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, CURIOUS INCIDENT & More Win at the 2015 Drama League Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2015

The Drama League (Executive Director, Gabriel Shanks) gathers for the 81st Annual Drama LeagueAwards Ceremony, hosted by 2014 Tony Award nominee, Hand to God's Steven Boyer with special guest Tyrone, today May 15, 2015 in the Broadway Ballroom at the Marriott Marquis Times Square (1535 Broadway).  Below, BroadwayWorld will be bringing you the complete list of winners live! (more...)

AnalyticsWeek Launching Hire51: Finding Tomorrow's Rockstar Talent TodayAnalyticsWeek Launching Hire51: Finding Tomorrow's Rockstar Talent Today
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2015

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Playwrights Horizons Now Accepting Lottery Entries to THE QUALMS' First PreviewPlaywrights Horizons Now Accepting Lottery Entries to THE QUALMS' First Preview
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

Playwrights Horizons is now accepting entries for its popular LIVEforFIVE online lottery for up to two $5 tickets each to the New York premiere of THE QUALMS, a new play by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Bruce Norris (Clybourne Park and The Pain and the Itch at PH, Domesticated).  Directed by Tony and Obie Award winner Pam MacKinnon (Clybourne Park and Completeness at PH; Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?; this season's A Delicate Balance and The Heidi Chronicles), the play is the final production of the theater company's 2014/2015 Season.    (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse's AND A NIGHTINGALE SANG Opens Next MonthWestport Country Playhouse's AND A NIGHTINGALE SANG Opens Next Month
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

Westport Country Playhouse will stage 'And a Nightingale Sang,' a love story surrounding a working-class British family during World War II. Written by C. P. Taylor, and directed by David Kennedy, Playhouse associate artistic director, the play will run June 9 - 27. The title is based on the 1940s popular song, 'And a Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square,' which, among other music of the war years, is included in the play. (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering Elizabeth WilsonPhoto Flash: Remembering Elizabeth Wilson
by Walter McBride - May 12, 2015

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Elizabeth Wilson, famous for roles in the Broadway productions of THREEPENNY OPERA, YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, and STICKS AND BONES (for which she won a Tony Award), died on Saturday in her home in New Haven, Connecticut. She was 94. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes ON THE TOWN's Tony-Nominee Tony YazbeckThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes ON THE TOWN's Tony-Nominee Tony Yazbeck
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015

On Monday, May 11 the Theater People podcast welcomes 2015 Tony-nominee, Tony Yazbeck. Currently starring in the critically acclaimed and Tony nominated Broadway revival of ON THE TOWN, Tony opens up about how the role first came to him for the 2008 Encores production, his experience with the pre-Broadway run at Barrington Stage, and how, as a true triple threat, he was particularly suited to play the role on Broadway. (more...)

Tony Award Winner Elizabeth Wilson Has DiedTony Award Winner Elizabeth Wilson Has Died
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2015

Elizabeth Wilson, famous for roles in the Broadway productions of THREEPENNY OPERA, YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, and STICKS AND BONES (for which she won a Tony Award), died on Saturday in her home in New Haven, Connecticut. She was 94. (more...)

BWW Recap: Liza Gets Real with Josh on YOUNGER Season FinaleBWW Recap: Liza Gets Real with Josh on YOUNGER Season Finale
by Matt Smith - Jun 9, 2015

What a whirlwind Liza has been on this season! And unfortunately for her, it doesn't get ease up in the final installment - if anything, it's even more crazy!! As she tries to patch things up with Josh (remember, she came clean with him at the end of last week's episode), she's hit with another huge roadblock at work, which puts her in another awkward position which may not only lead to legal trouble, but commands her to face compromising her moral values. Though there are no literal fireworks present, it wouldn't be inaccurate to say this episode's an explosive finale, capping off a season of blunders and hijinks as only the YOUNGER writers can create. (more...)

THE LEGACY PROJECT, Featuring Sondheim & More, Now Available on iTunesTHE LEGACY PROJECT, Featuring Sondheim & More, Now Available on iTunes
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

Dramatists Guild Fund President Gretchen Cryer and Executive Director Rachel Routh announce that The Legacy Project is available for download on iTunes beginning today Tuesday, June 9. (more...)

Tickets to David Mamet's CHINA DOLL on Broadway, Starring Al Pacino, on Sale TomorrowTickets to David Mamet's CHINA DOLL on Broadway, Starring Al Pacino, on Sale Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

Producers Jeffrey Richards, Jerry Frankel, and Steve Traxler have announced that tickets for David Mamet's new play CHINA DOLL, which stars Academy Award-winner Al Pacino, will go on sale starting Saturday, June 6, 2015. (more...)

Broadway Revival of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Reveals New Start DateBroadway Revival of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Reveals New Start Date
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

Producers Jeffrey Richards, Jerry Frankel, and Jam Theatricals have announced that Fiddler on the Roof will go on sale to the general public on Saturday, June 6th at 10:00 a.m. EST.  Tickets will be available to purchase on-line at Telecharge.com or by phone at 212-239-6200.  (more...)

Breaking News: Jessica Hecht and Adam Kantor Join Danny Burstein in FIDDLER ON THE ROOFBreaking News: Jessica Hecht and Adam Kantor Join Danny Burstein in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

Producers Jeffrey Richards, Jerry Frankel, and Jam Theatricals just announced that Tony nominee JESSICA HECHT (A View From the Bridge, “Breaking Bad,” The Last Night of Ballyhoo) and ADAM KANTOR (The Last Five Years, Next to Normal, Rent) will join the cast of Fiddler on the Roof. Hecht will play the role of Golde and Kantor will play the role of Motel. Further casting will be announced soon. (more...)

Rob Krar Wins Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run - Second Fastest Time in History!Rob Krar Wins Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run - Second Fastest Time in History!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

ALAMEDA, Calif., June 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ The North Face runner Rob Krar, 38 of Flagstaff, Ariz., outpaced a field of the most elite ultrarunners in the world to earn his second consecutive first place finish at the renowned Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run Saturday. Krar, who knocked minutes off of his time last year, won in a near record-setting time of 14:48:59 the second-fastest run in the race's 41-year history. Krar shared the podium with teammate Seth Swanson, 36 of Missoula, Mont., who also placed second for the second year in a row finishing in an impressive 15:17:28, and Jared Hazen, 20 of Colorado Springs, Colo., in third place finishing in 15:37:55. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse to Stage World Premiere of A.R. Gurney's LOVE & MONEY This SummerWestport Country Playhouse to Stage World Premiere of A.R. Gurney's LOVE & MONEY This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2015

Westport Country Playhouse will stage the world premiere previews of A. R. Gurney's "Love & Money," a new comedy exploring the trials of class, family, legacy, and race, directed by Mark Lamos, from July 21 through August 8. A co-production with New York's Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre, it will officially open there in late August.  (more...)

EMV to Present DIDO AND AENEAS as Part of Summer FestivalEMV to Present DIDO AND AENEAS as Part of Summer Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2015

Early Music Vancouver (EMV) announces its first ever presentation of Henry Purcell's iconic Baroque masterpiece, and England's first and most beloved opera Dido and Aeneas on Thursday, July 30, 2015, 7:30pm at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at UBC as part of the EMV 2015 Summer Festival.  (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis -  6/22; SKYLIGHT Goes Out with a Bang!INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 6/22; SKYLIGHT Goes Out with a Bang!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 22, 2015

Welcome to this week's edition of our new WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS, part of our new Industry Insights section that will feature insider industry information, commentary and insights! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, 6/21/2015. (more...)

The Theatre People Podcast Welcomes Tony Nominee Kerry ButlerThe Theatre People Podcast Welcomes Tony Nominee Kerry Butler
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2015

On Monday June 22, 2015 Theater People Podcast welcomes Tony nominee Kerry Butler. Currently starring as Hillary Clinton in CLINTON THE MUSICAL at New World Stages, Butler made her Broadway debut in BLOOD BROTHERS before replacing as Belle in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. (more...)

Photo Flash: Red Bull Theater Honors Jack O'Brien, Martha Plimpton and the Off-Broadway AngelsPhoto Flash: Red Bull Theater Honors Jack O'Brien, Martha Plimpton and the Off-Broadway Angels
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

Jesse Berger, Artistic Director ~ Jim Bredeson Managing Director, and the Board of Trustees of Red Bull Theater presented the Seventh Annual RUNNING OF THE RED BULLS BENEFIT on Monday, June 15th, at 6pm, celebrating their 12th Season and honoring Jack O'Brien, Martha Plimpton and the Off-Broadway Angels with the 2015 Matador Awards For Excellence In Classical Theater. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

Cherry Jones, Reed Birney & More to Join Primary Stages in Celebrating Elizabeth WilsonCherry Jones, Reed Birney & More to Join Primary Stages in Celebrating Elizabeth Wilson
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Primary Stages presents, 'A Celebration of Elizabeth Wilson,' a memorial tribute to the Tony Award winning actress and Theatre Hall of Fame honoree, on Monday, June 29 at 2PM at NYU Skriball Center for the Performing Arts located at 566 LaGuardia Place.  Cherry Jones, John Glover, Reed Birney, A.R. Gurney, Joyce Van Patten, Fritz Weaver, Casey Childs, Elizabeth Morton and other friends and colleagues will offer tributes. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Westport Country Playhouse's AND A NIGHTINGALE SANGPhoto Flash: First Look at Westport Country Playhouse's AND A NIGHTINGALE SANG
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

Westport Country Playhouse will stage 'And a Nightingale Sang,' a love story surrounding a working-class British family during World War II. Written by C. P. Taylor, and directed by David Kennedy, Playhouse associate artistic director, the play runs now through June 27. The title is based on the 1940s popular song, 'And a Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square,' which, among other music of the war years, is included in the play. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Jack O'Brien, Martha Plimpton & More to be Honored at Red Bull Theater's Upcoming BenefitJack O'Brien, Martha Plimpton & More to be Honored at Red Bull Theater's Upcoming Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

Jesse Berger, Founding Artistic Director, Jim Bredeson Managing Director, and the Board of Trustees of Red Bull Theater have announced the Seventh Annual RUNNING OF THE RED BULLS BENEFIT on Monday June 15th, at 6pm, celebrating their 12th Season and honoring Jack O'Brien, Martha Plimpton and the Off-Broadway Angels with the 2015 Matador Awards For Excellence in Classical Theater. (more...)

Kevin Harvey to Join Ben Whishaw in BAKKHAI at The Almeida; Full Cast Set!Kevin Harvey to Join Ben Whishaw in BAKKHAI at The Almeida; Full Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2015

The Almeida Theatre announces full casting for Bakkhai. James Macdonald directs Anne Carson's new version of Euripides' hedonistic, visceral tragedy. Using three actors and a chorus, this new production will echo the original Ancient Greek performance model. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Elisabeth Moss Sardi's Caricature UnveilingPhoto Coverage: Elisabeth Moss Sardi's Caricature Unveiling
by Walter McBride - Apr 30, 2015

Elisabeth Moss, star of the first Broadway revival of the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning Wendy Wasserstein play The Heidi Chronicles, was honored at a caricature unveiling celebration on Tuesday, April 28th at Sardi's Restaurant. (more...)

McCarter Artistic Director Emily Mann to Receive 2015 Margo Jones AwardMcCarter Artistic Director Emily Mann to Receive 2015 Margo Jones Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

Emily Mann, McCarter Theatre Center's Artistic Director and Resident Playwright, has been named the recipient of the 2015 Margo Jones Award presented by The Ohio State University Libraries and OSU Arts and Humanities. The award honors those who have demonstrated a significant impact, understanding and affirmation of the craft of playwriting, and who have encouraged the living theatre everywhere. (more...)

2015 Tony Awards - Who Got Snubbed?2015 Tony Awards - Who Got Snubbed?
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 28, 2015

The 2015 Tony Award Nominations were announced earlier today, and while a select, talented few will spend the day celebrating their achievements, there are many who fell just short of a nod. (more...)

BWW Blog: My Predictions for this Year's Tony Award NominationsBWW Blog: My Predictions for this Year's Tony Award Nominations
by Jeffrey Karasarides - Apr 27, 2015

At 8:30 AM comes the announcement any theatre fan has been awaiting all year for...This Year's Tony Nominations! Tony-Winner Mary Louise Parker announces the nominations along with Bruce Willis, who's soon-to-be making his Broadway debut this fall in a new stage adaptation of the Stephen King novel, Misery. You can watch a live webcast of the entire announcement at TonyAwards.com, as well as on CBS This Morning. Now onto my predictions of who you could end up seeing among this year's Tony Nominees... (more...)

Elisabeth Moss Will Be Honored with Sardi's Caricature TomorrowElisabeth Moss Will Be Honored with Sardi's Caricature Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2015

Elisabeth Moss, star of the first Broadway revival of the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning Wendy Wasserstein play The Heidi Chronicles, will receive a caricature unveiling celebration on Tuesday, April 28th at Sardi's Restaurant, 234 West 44th Street.      (more...)

Photo Flash: The Echo Presents ROW AFTER ROW and A SMALL FIREPhoto Flash: The Echo Presents ROW AFTER ROW and A SMALL FIRE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2015

The multiple award-winning Echo Theater Company, named "Best Bet for Ballsy Original Plays" by the LA Weekly, continues its 2015 season with two Los Angeles premieres scheduled to run in repertory. Row After Row by Jessica Dickey (The Amish Project) opens on April 25 at 5 p.m., with A Small Fire by Obie Award-winner Adam Bock (The Drunken City, The Receptionist) opening that same evening at 8 p.m. (more...)

Donna Lynne Champlin, Jeremy Shamos & More to Lead Bruce Norris' THE QUALMS at Playwrights HorizonsDonna Lynne Champlin, Jeremy Shamos & More to Lead Bruce Norris' THE QUALMS at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

Playwrights Horizons has announced casting for THE QUALMS, the New York premiere of a new play by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Bruce Norris (Clybourne Park and The Pain and the Itch at PH, Domesticated).  Directed by Tony and Obie Award winner Pam MacKinnon (Clybourne Park and Completeness at PH; Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?; this season's A Delicate Balance and the current The Heidi Chronicles), the play is the final production of the theater company's 2014/2015 Season.    (more...)

James C. Nicholson Authors New Book about KENTUCKY DERBYJames C. Nicholson Authors New Book about KENTUCKY DERBY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

Lexington, KY—As the contenders for this year's Kentucky Derby are starting to shape up, the world has begun to turn its attention to the twin spires of Churchill Downs for the high-stakes anticipation of “the most exciting two minutes in sports.” From the iconic garland of roses awaiting the champion in the winner's circle to the potent mint juleps that infuse the day with “spirit,” the Kentucky Derby is an American sporting event with unmatched history, tradition, and pageantry. Over its 140-year history, the Kentucky Derby has earned international acclaim as the greatest horse race in the world while maintaining a strong sense of regional identity. (more...)

THE HEIDI CHRONICLES, Starring Elisabeth Moss, to Close Early on BroadwayTHE HEIDI CHRONICLES, Starring Elisabeth Moss, to Close Early on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

The New York Times writes that Broadway's first revival of Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning Wendy Wasserstein's The Heidi Chronicles, starring Elisabeth Moss, Jason Biggs and Bryce Pinkham, will close early on May 3, 2015. (more...)

2015 Drama League Nominations Announced - From HAMILTON to THE VISIT - Complete List!2015 Drama League Nominations Announced - From HAMILTON to THE VISIT - Complete List!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

The Drama League has announced the 2015 Drama League Awards Nominees this morning - check out the complete list! (more...)

David Adkins, Kate Baldwin, Greg Edelman, Alison Fraser and More Set for Berkshire Theatre Group's 2015 Summer Season; Casting Announced!David Adkins, Kate Baldwin, Greg Edelman, Alison Fraser and More Set for Berkshire Theatre Group's 2015 Summer Season; Casting Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2015

Berkshire Theatre Group and Artistic Director/CEO, Kate Maguire, are thrilled to announce the casting for Berkshire Theatre Group's 87th summer season. (more...)

Don't Forget Them! Shuttered Shows of the 2014-15 Broadway Season Still Eligible for Tony AwardsDon't Forget Them! Shuttered Shows of the 2014-15 Broadway Season Still Eligible for Tony Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 18, 2015

The 69th Annual TONY AWARDS, presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing, will take place on June 7 at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. With the recent confirmation that Mary-Louise Parker and Bruce Willis will announce the nominations for the awards on April 28, BroadwayWorld brings you a look back at the shows whose curtains have come down for a final time - though remain eligible to take home the top prizes on theatre's biggest night! (more...)

Inaugural STAGE RAW THEATRE AWARDS Winners Are Announced!Inaugural STAGE RAW THEATRE AWARDS Winners Are Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2015

April 14, 2015…It was an awards show born in a moment of relevance. An electrified contingent of professional Los Angeles Intimate theater companies and their friends sold out Los Angeles theatre Center to support the first-everSTAGE RAW THEATRE AWARDS. Picking up where the LA WEEKLY Awards, left off, and hosted by the Celebration Theatre and the hilarious duo of Alec Mapa and Parvesh Cheena, it was a night to celebrate the best of 99-seat theatre and a rallying cry against the Equity proposal and referendum that is currently being voted on. Impassioned speeches were given by Steven Leigh Morris and Bill Raden to open the show, followed by an introduction of the original plaintiffs in the Equity wars of 30 years ago who all received a standing ovation. One of those plaintiffs, Gary Grossman, gave a rousing speech as he presented the "Queen of the Angels" award to Rebecca Metz, who brought down the house with her heartfelt message of community and standing up for what is right in the face of adversity. The emotion in the room was palpable from start to finish and it was a fitting start to a tradition that it sure to last for decades to come! (more...)

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