East Lynne Theater Company to Present STRICTLY DISHONORABLEEast Lynne Theater Company to Present STRICTLY DISHONORABLE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2015

"We used to have a nice plantation in Mississippi.  And then, just when cotton got high, women stopped wearing cotton underwear," says Isabelle Parry in a Manhattan speakeasy in 1929.  (more...)

Central Works to Close Season with RECIPE, Opening 10/18Central Works to Close Season with RECIPE, Opening 10/18
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

Central Works concludes the 2014 season with 'Recipe,' a profoundly funny new work by Michael Gene Sullivan, opening with a press Night on Saturday October 18 at 8 pm and running through November 23 at the historic Berkeley City Club. Sullivan serves up the laughs in this delicious take on a circle of sweet old grandmotherly bakers, who just happen to be dedicated to the armed overthrow of the United States government. But baking pies and cakes isn't enough to satisfy these four intrepid refugees from the sixties, and their burning desire to 'Up the Revolution!' Directed by Gary Graves, 'Recipe'is Central Works 45th world premiere and features Velina Brown* (Diane), Tamar Cohn (Ruth), Phoebe Moyer* (Lillian), Lynne Soffer* (Helen) and Jan Zvaifler (Janice), (*member AEA). It's one thing to say 'The government is probably listening to my calls,' but what do you do when you find out it's true? If it seems that the government that you call 'a fascist, surveillance state' has specifically targeted you, is specifically watching YOU (it's not paranoia if they really are after you!), then what? How do you live your life knowing that all your fears may, actually, be true? (more...)

Terrence McNally to Speak in Dallas as Part of DGF's Traveling Masters Program, 10/8Terrence McNally to Speak in Dallas as Part of DGF's Traveling Masters Program, 10/8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2015

The Dramatists Guild Fund with TeCo Theatrical Productions will present A Conversation with Terrence McNally (MASTER CLASS, CORPUS CHRISTI, RAGTIME, KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN) as part of DGF's Traveling Masters Program on Thursday, October 8 2015 7:30 PM at The Bishop Arts Theatre Center in Dallas, TX. (more...)

Maura Halloran to Return to New Conservatory Theatre Center, 11/14-30Maura Halloran to Return to New Conservatory Theatre Center, 11/14-30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

New Conservatory Theatre Center presents the return of Maura Halloran's award-winning solo play, Pussy, a one-woman show about a lesbian couple, their overly curious landlady and one highly opinionated cat. (more...)

Photo Flash: Terrence McNally Stops in Dallas for DGF's Traveling Masters ProgramPhoto Flash: Terrence McNally Stops in Dallas for DGF's Traveling Masters Program
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2015

The Dramatists Guild Fund with TeCo Theatrical Productions presented A Conversation with Terrence McNally (Master Class, Corpus Christi, Ragtime, Kiss of the Spider Woman) as part of DGF's Traveling Masters Program last night, October 8 2015 7:30 PM at The Bishop Arts Theatre Center in Dallas, TX. Scroll down for photos from McNally's appearance! (more...)

Terrence McNally Speaks in Dallas Tonight as Part of DGF's Traveling Masters ProgramTerrence McNally Speaks in Dallas Tonight as Part of DGF's Traveling Masters Program
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2015

The Dramatists Guild Fund with TeCo Theatrical Productions will present A Conversation with Terrence McNally (MASTER CLASS, CORPUS CHRISTI, RAGTIME, KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN) as part of DGF's Traveling Masters Program tonight, October 8 2015 7:30 PM at The Bishop Arts Theatre Center in Dallas, TX. (more...)

Sunday Special: Celebrating Living Legend Terrence McNally of Broadway's IT'S ONLY A PLAYSunday Special: Celebrating Living Legend Terrence McNally of Broadway's IT'S ONLY A PLAY
by Louisa Brady - Oct 5, 2014

Four time Tony Award Winner Terrence McNally's IT'S ONLY A PLAY is opening on Thursday, October 9th at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. In anticipation of McNally's upcoming opening night, BroadwayWorld is taking a look at his legendary career over the past several decades. (more...)

Terrence McNally Announced as Eclipse Theatre Company's  2015 Featured PlaywrightTerrence McNally Announced as Eclipse Theatre Company's 2015 Featured Playwright
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2014

Chicago's Eclipse Theatre Company, the Midwest's only theatre company to focus on a single playwright each season, will feature the works of award-winning American playwright Terrence McNally for their 2015 Season. Eclipse will explore the range of McNally's output with three full productions, plus readings and public events about the playwright. (more...)

Chicago Theatres Executive Director to Receive Eclipse Theatre's 2014 Corona AwardChicago Theatres Executive Director to Receive Eclipse Theatre's 2014 Corona Award
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2014

Eclipse Theatre Company announces League of Chicago Theatres Executive Director Deb Clapp as the recipient of theirSixth Annual Corona Award, which honors an individual who plays an important role in supporting and nurturing the growth of the Chicago theatre community as well as small- to medium-sized organizations such as Eclipse. (more...)

Maura Halloran Returns to New Conservatory Theatre Center, Now thru 11/30Maura Halloran Returns to New Conservatory Theatre Center, Now thru 11/30
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

New Conservatory Theatre Center presents the return of Maura Halloran's award-winning solo play, Pussy, a one-woman show about a lesbian couple, their overly curious landlady and one highly opinionated cat. (more...)

Nancy E. Carroll Leads SpeakEasy Stage's New England Premiere of MOTHERS & SONS, Running Now thru 6/6Nancy E. Carroll Leads SpeakEasy Stage's New England Premiere of MOTHERS & SONS, Running Now thru 6/6
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2015

From tonight, May 8 to June 6, 2015, SpeakEasy Stage Company will present the New England Premiere of MOTHERS & SONS, a timely and touching new play about love, loss, and family, written by Terrence McNally.   (more...)

Actress Betsy Palmer Dead at Age 88Actress Betsy Palmer Dead at Age 88
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2015

Actress Betsy Palmer, whose long film, stage and television career began back in 1951 in the early days of live television and who later found a new generation of fans in her role as Mrs. Vorhees in the cult film classic Friday the 13th, has died at the age of 88, it was announced today by her longtime manager Brad Lemack. (more...)

Terrence McNally's LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART and Neil LaBute's THE WAY WE GET BY Set for Second Stage's 2014-15 SeasonTerrence McNally's LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART and Neil LaBute's THE WAY WE GET BY Set for Second Stage's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director) has announced two productions for its upcoming 36th season: the first New York production in 23 years of Terrence McNally's acclaimed play, LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART, directed by Peter DuBois, and the world premiere of Neil LaBute's dark comedy, THE WAY WE GET BY. (more...)

Nancy E. Carroll to Lead SpeakEasy Stage's New England Premiere of MOTHERS & SONS, Running 5/8-6/6Nancy E. Carroll to Lead SpeakEasy Stage's New England Premiere of MOTHERS & SONS, Running 5/8-6/6
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2015

From May 8 to June 6, 2015, SpeakEasy Stage Company will present the New England Premiere of MOTHERS & SONS, a timely and touching new play about love, loss, and family, written by Terrence McNally.   (more...)

Cast Announced for Kokandy Productions' THE FULL MONTY, Running 3/10-4/12Cast Announced for Kokandy Productions' THE FULL MONTY, Running 3/10-4/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2015

Kokandy Productions is pleased to announce the 20-member cast for its 2015 season opener, the hilarious and heartfelt musical comedy THE FULL MONTY with music and lyrics by David Yazbek, book by Terrence McNally, direction by Co-Artistic Director John D. Glover, choreography by Danny Spagnuolo and musical direction by Resident Music Director Kory Danielson. THE FULL MONTY will play March 10 - April 12, 2015 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

KC Rep Announces Cast of THE FANTASTICKSKC Rep Announces Cast of THE FANTASTICKS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

Kansas City Repertory Theatre will continue its 2015-16 season with The Fantasticks, directed by Kansas City Repertory Theatre's Producing Director Jerry Genochio. (more...)

Broward Stage Door Theatre to Present OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS, 4/4-5/11Broward Stage Door Theatre to Present OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS, 4/4-5/11
by Carol Kassie - Mar 28, 2014

Family, faith, and food' are 'the three F's' governing Joe DiPietro's heartwarming comedy Over The River and Through The Woods, which will run from April 4th through May 11th at the Broward Stage Door Theatre. The play, which takes place in Hoboken, New Jersey focuses on the relationship between young up-and-coming marketing executive Nick Cristano, and his four loving and very involved grandparents. When Nick is offered a career advancing opportunity across the country, he is faced with making some tough and life-altering decisions. (more...)

OLD FLAME to Place TNC, 4/24-5/17OLD FLAME to Place TNC, 4/24-5/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2015

An old love can be an irresistible force, especially for people in their autumn years. Is marriage an immoveable object? 'Old Flame,' a new play by Richard Ploetz, weighs the force of an old romance against the strength of a 50-year marriage, examining our vulnerability to rediscovered passion, no matter what our age. Theater for the New City will present the piece April 24 to May 17, directed by James Glossman. (more...)

Berkshire Theatre's THE LION IN WINTER with Treat Williams & Jayne Atkinson to Open 6/25Berkshire Theatre's THE LION IN WINTER with Treat Williams & Jayne Atkinson to Open 6/25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2013

Berkshire Theatre Group presents James Goldman's The Lion in Winter at The Fitzpatrick Main Stage in Stockbridge opening on June 29 at 8pm. Previews begin June 25 at 8pm and closing is on July 13 at 8pm. (more...)

Nancy E. Carroll to Lead SpeakEasy Stage's New England Premiere of MOTHERS & SONS, Running 5/8-6/6Nancy E. Carroll to Lead SpeakEasy Stage's New England Premiere of MOTHERS & SONS, Running 5/8-6/6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

From May 8 to June 6, 2015, SpeakEasy Stage Company will present the New England Premiere of MOTHERS & SONS, a timely and touching new play about love, loss, and family, written by Terrence McNally.   (more...)

Berkshire Theatre's THE LION IN WINTER, with Treat Williams & Jayne Atkinson, Begins TonightBerkshire Theatre's THE LION IN WINTER, with Treat Williams & Jayne Atkinson, Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2013

Berkshire Theatre Group presents James Goldman's The Lion in Winter at The Fitzpatrick Main Stage in Stockbridge opening on June 29 at 8pm. Previews begin tonight, June 25 at 8pm and closing is on July 13 at 8pm. (more...)

Dominic Cuskern to Lead Gallery Players' THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, 7/18-8/4Dominic Cuskern to Lead Gallery Players' THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, 7/18-8/4
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2013

Performances will take place at 7:30 pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, as well as 3:00 pm on Sunday. Tickets are $18 for Adults, $14 for senior citizens and children 12 and under. The Gallery Players will also host a 'Pay What You Can' night on Monday, July 22nd at 7:30 pm. Tickets can be purchased 24/7 online at www.galleryplayers.com or by calling OvationTix at 212-352-3101 (phone hours 9-9 weekdays, 10-6 weekends). (more...)

Luna Stage Announces 2014-2015 SeasonLuna Stage Announces 2014-2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

Luna Stage's 22nd Season features three world premieres and a revival of a lesser known work by Terrence McNally. Season Passes are currently on sale and range from $75 to $105, plus a special $50 Season Pass offer for patrons under 30 years of age. Season Passes can be purchased at lunastage.org, by calling 973-395-5551 or in person Tues.-Fri. 10am-3pm. (more...)

Dermot & Ellen Mulroney to Lead Cape Rep Theatre's PETER PAN'S MOTHER Reading, TodayDermot & Ellen Mulroney to Lead Cape Rep Theatre's PETER PAN'S MOTHER Reading, Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2013

Cape Rep Theatre presents Summer Starlight an Evening with Ellen and Dermot Mulroney benefitting Cape Rep Theatre. Cape Rep is honored to have acclaimed film actor Dermot Mulroney and his mother, actress Ellen Mulroney one night only in the reading of a new, short play Peter Pan's Mother written by Christine Emmert, followed by a conversation with Dermot Mulroney on Monday, July 15 at 6:00 PM. (more...)

Dermot & Ellen Mulroney to Lead Cape Rep Theatre's PETER PAN'S MOTHER Reading, 7/15Dermot & Ellen Mulroney to Lead Cape Rep Theatre's PETER PAN'S MOTHER Reading, 7/15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2013

Cape Rep Theatre presents Summer Starlight an Evening with Ellen and Dermot Mulroney benefitting Cape Rep Theatre. Cape Rep is honored to have acclaimed film actor Dermot Mulroney and his mother, actress Ellen Mulroney one night only in the reading of a new, short play Peter Pan's Mother written by Christine Emmert, followed by a conversation with Dermot Mulroney on Monday, July 15 at 6:00 PM. (more...)

LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST Begins 6/17 at Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's Outdoor StageLOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST Begins 6/17 at Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's Outdoor Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

Enjoy Shakespeare under the stars at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's Outdoor Stage production of Love's Labour's Lost. The enormously popular summer venue, located on the campus of the College of Saint Elizabeth in Morris Township, will host the show beginning on June 17th and continuing through July 26th. (more...)

MCT to Present MASTER CLASS, 8/7-24MCT to Present MASTER CLASS, 8/7-24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (MCT) begins its 40th Anniversary, the 2014-2015 Season, with MASTER CLASS the Tony Award-winning play by Terrence McNally (more...)

Photo Flash: Ellen and Dermot Mulroney Attend Cape Rep Theatre's Summer Starlight GalaPhoto Flash: Ellen and Dermot Mulroney Attend Cape Rep Theatre's Summer Starlight Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2013

Cape Rep Theatre's Summer Starlight: An Evening With Ellen and Dermot Mulroney benefitting Cape Rep Theatre on July 15 was a sold out success raising over $16,000 for the Brewster theatre. Guests included actors Chris Cooper and his wife Marianne Leone Cooper, gubernatorial candidate Dan Wolf, and many other prominent leaders from the arts and business communities from Cape Cod, Boston and the South Shore. Scroll down for a photo of Dermot and Ellen onstage! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Promo Video for Gallery Players' THE MERCHANT OF VENICESTAGE TUBE: Promo Video for Gallery Players' THE MERCHANT OF VENICE
by Stage Tube - Jul 11, 2013

Players' Shakespeare: Onstage is proud to present William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice which will open July 18th and run through August 4th. Dominic Cuskern(Inherit the Wind, A Perfect Ganesh), Broadway veteran and long-standing member of the Pearl Theatre Resident Acting Company, stars as Shylock. Returning to Gallery, David Patrick Ford (Macbeth, Othello) will play Antonio opposite Cuskern. Gallery President and admired Director Mark Harborth (Noises Off, Chess, Othello, Dreamgirls) will again direct. Bringing the play to life under Harborth's direction are Lighting Designer Scott A. Calley, Sound Designer Jacob Subotnick, Costume Designer/Asst. Director Sidney Fortner, Stage Manager Becky J. Doster and Producer Frankie Dailey. The cast will include Erin Beirnard as Portia, Hunter Hoffman as Bassanio, Louis Lavoie as Launcelot, as well as J.B. Alexander, Kevin Blackwelder, Colin Dweir, Cara Farlow, Jonathan Green, Luke Hofmaier, Mark Kinch, Zack Krajnyak, Chris Richards, Louise Stewart. (more...)

People's Light's Mainstage Theatre to Become 'Leonard C. Haas Stage'People's Light's Mainstage Theatre to Become 'Leonard C. Haas Stage'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2013

People's Light will name the Main Stage Theatre in honor of Leonard C. Haas, in recognition of his long term generosity and service as a trustee and resident company member at the Theatre. Most recently, at the recommendation of Mr. Haas, the Wyncote Foundation has made a significant contribution to the Theatre's Keystone Campaign and Endowment Fund, which will be meaningful for years to come. (more...)

OTHER DESERT CITIES to Run 3/6-4/5 at NCTC's Decker TheaterOTHER DESERT CITIES to Run 3/6-4/5 at NCTC's Decker Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2015

After last season's successful run of the San Francisco Premiere of Jon Robin Baitz' The Paris Letter, New Conservatory Theatre Center presents Baitz' Pulitzer Prize Finalist, Other Desert Cities, directed by Aturo Catricala. In this "witty, deeply enjoyable family drama" (The New York Times) Brooke announces to her prominent Republican parents she is about to publish a memoir on an explosive chapter in the family's history, drawing a line in the Palm Springs sand and daring them all to cross it. As Baitz brings dysfunctional family drama to blazingly witty and gripping new heights, NCTC's intimate Decker Theatre brings the passion, drama, and superbly crafted blow darts of wit closer to the audience than ever. (more...)

Luna Stage to Present Terrence McNally's A PERFECT GANESH, 1/29-2/22Luna Stage to Present Terrence McNally's A PERFECT GANESH, 1/29-2/22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

Luna Stage begins 2015 with a revival of A Perfect Ganesh, Terrence McNally's beautiful story of love and redemption. A Perfect Ganesh opens to previews on Thursday January 29, 2015 and runs Thursdays through Sundays through February 22nd. Opening night is Saturday January 31, 2015. Select performances are followed by Talkbacks with the creative team. Tickets range from $25-$35. Group sales available. $10 Student Rush tickets available one half-hour before curtain. Individual tickets can be purchased at lunastage.org, or at the box office Tues.-Fri. 10am-3pm (973-395-5551). (more...)

CV Rep Brings Terrance McNally's A PERFECT GANESH to the Desert Stage TonightCV Rep Brings Terrance McNally's A PERFECT GANESH to the Desert Stage Tonight
by David Green - Jan 22, 2014

The Coachella Valley Repertory Theatre (CV Rep) continues to bring 'theatre of substance' to the desert communities with its third production of the 2013-14 season, A Perfect Ganesh, by Tony Award winning playwright, Terrence McNally and directed by CV Rep Artistic Director, Ron Celona. Considered one of McNally's best plays, A Perfect Ganesh is an insightful and creative blend of comedy and drama with many enchanting characters, and a captivating plot filled with humor, warmth and a host of surprise twists and turns.The second of three McNally plays being presented at CV Rep this season, A Perfect Ganesh will enjoy a three week run from tonight, Jan 22-February 9, 2014 at the CV Rep Theatre in Rancho Mirage. (more...)

BWW Interviews: CHARLOTTE MOORE and Irish Repertory TheatreBWW Interviews: CHARLOTTE MOORE and Irish Repertory Theatre
by Marina Kennedy - Jan 17, 2015

Broadwayworld.com interviewed Charlotte Moore, the Artistic Director and co-Founder of New York City's highly acclaimed Irish Repertory Theatre. (more...)

NCTC to Stage Regional Premiere of Terrence McNally's MOTHERS AND SONSNCTC to Stage Regional Premiere of Terrence McNally's MOTHERS AND SONS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

In March, New Conservatory Theatre Center presents the latest acclaimed play by four-time Tony Award winner and frequent NCTC collaborator Terrence McNally, with the regional premiere of Mothers and Sons, directed by Arturo Catricala and starring Velina Brown and Andrew Nance. Generations collide when a woman pays a surprise visit to the New York apartment of her late son's partner, who is now married to another man and has a young son. As she revisits the past, she begins to see the life her son might have led. "A resonant elegy for a ravaged generation" (The New York Times) and "eloquent, exceptionally timely and intensely resonant" (Chicago Tribune), Mothers and Sons explores family and forgiveness in a changing society. (more...)

CV Rep's to Bring Terrance McNally's A PERFECT GANESH to the Desert Stage, 1/22CV Rep's to Bring Terrance McNally's A PERFECT GANESH to the Desert Stage, 1/22
by David Green - Jan 13, 2014

The Coachella Valley Repertory Theatre (CV Rep) continues to bring 'theatre of substance' to the desert communities with its third production of the 2013-14 season, A Perfect Ganesh, by Tony Award winning playwright, Terrence McNally and directed by CV Rep Artistic Director, Ron Celona. Considered one of McNally's best plays, A Perfect Ganesh is an insightful and creative blend of comedy and drama with many enchanting characters, and a captivating plot filled with humor, warmth and a host of surprise twists and turns.The second of three McNally plays being presented at CV Rep this season, A Perfect Ganesh will enjoy a three week run from Jan 22-February 9, 2014 at the CV Rep Theatre in Rancho Mirage. (more...)

Cast Announced for Promethean's THE LION IN WINTERCast Announced for Promethean's THE LION IN WINTER
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

Full casting has been announced for Promethean Theatre Ensemble's production of James Goldman's The Lion in Winter, according to Brian Pastor, director of this production and artistic director of the company. Leading the cast as King Henry II of England and his wife Eleanor of Acquitaine, the roles immortalized by Peter O'Toole and Katharine Hepburn in the 1968 film version, will be Brian Parry and Elaine Carlson. Parry, a Jeff award winner for supporting actor in Redtwist's Shining City, is a four-time Jeff Award nominee and recently earned raves for his portrayal of George in Redtwist's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf along with his roles in Redtwist's Red and the currently playing The Drawer Boy. Parry has previously appeared with Promethean in The Lark. Carlson was a Jeff winner for Famous Door's Salt of the Earth and was seen recently in Eclipse's A Perfect Ganesh. She has performed previously with Promethean in Tiger at the Gates and A Study in Scarlet. (more...)

Cincinnati Playhouse's Free Reading Series to Feature Works by McNally, Rebeck & MoreCincinnati Playhouse's Free Reading Series to Feature Works by McNally, Rebeck & More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

The Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park will launch a free reading series of works by playwrights Lauren Gunderson, Terrence McNally and Theresa Rebeck, all of whom have productions in the Playhouse's current season. The readings will take place on selected Monday evenings beginning March 7 and continuing through April 4. (more...)

We're All Human - Meet the Full Cast of THE ELEPHANT MAN, Opening Tonight on Broadway!We're All Human - Meet the Full Cast of THE ELEPHANT MAN, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Dec 7, 2014

Bernard Pomerance's Tony Award-winning play The Elephant Man, starring two-time Academy Award nominee Bradley Cooper as John Merrick, Academy Award nominee Patricia Clarkson as Mrs. Kendal, and Alessandro Nivola as Dr. Frederick Treves, is directed by Tony Award nominee Scott Ellis. The production officially opens at Broadway's Booth Theatre tonight, December 7, 2014. Scroll down to learn more about the company and watch interviews with the cast! (more...)

Cast Announced for Kokandy Productions' THE FULL MONTY, Running 3/10-4/12Cast Announced for Kokandy Productions' THE FULL MONTY, Running 3/10-4/12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

Kokandy Productions is pleased to announce the 20-member cast for its 2015 season opener, the hilarious and heartfelt musical comedy THE FULL MONTY with music and lyrics by David Yazbek, book by Terrence McNally, direction by Co-Artistic Director John D. Glover, choreography by Danny Spagnuolo and musical direction by Resident Music Director Kory Danielson. THE FULL MONTY will play March 10 - April 12, 2015 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

MCT's MASTER CLASS Begins TodayMCT's MASTER CLASS Begins Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2014

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (MCT) begins its 40th Anniversary, the 2014-2015 Season, with MASTER CLASS the Tony Award-winning play by Terrence McNally, today, August 7. Angela Iannone reprises her role of legendary opera diva Maria Callas, which she first performed at MCT in 1999. MASTER CLASS is a collaboration with Milwaukee Opera Theatre (MOT) and Carroll University. MOT Artistic Director Jill Anna Ponasik and Carroll theatre professor James Zager will co-direct the production. MASTER CLASS performs in the Broadway Theatre Center's Cabot Theatre in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward. (more...)

BUYER & CELLAR, Starring Karl Gregory, to Launch Kitchen Theatre's 25th Anniversary SeasonBUYER & CELLAR, Starring Karl Gregory, to Launch Kitchen Theatre's 25th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

Kitchen Theatre Company kicks off its 25th Anniversary Season with a wildly hilarious and delightful one-man show. BUYER & CELLAR by Jonathan Tolins stars KTC veteran and favorite Karl Gregory. It is a campy, outrageous and riotously funny tour de force production, directed by Wendy Dann. Performances run September 6 through September 27, 2015. (more...)

Skylight Theatre's 2013 SALUTE to Honor Playwright Terrence McNally, 9/26-29Skylight Theatre's 2013 SALUTE to Honor Playwright Terrence McNally, 9/26-29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2013

The Skylight Theatre Company is honoring multi-award winning playwright Terrence McNally in a four-day, star-studded event. (more...)

Broward Stage Door Theatre to Present OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS, Now thru 5/11Broward Stage Door Theatre to Present OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS, Now thru 5/11
by Carol Kassie - Apr 4, 2014

Family, faith, and food' are 'the three F's' governing Joe DiPietro's heartwarming comedy Over The River and Through The Woods, which will run from today, April 4th through May 11th at the Broward Stage Door Theatre. The play, which takes place in Hoboken, New Jersey focuses on the relationship between young up-and-coming marketing executive Nick Cristano, and his four loving and very involved grandparents. When Nick is offered a career advancing opportunity across the country, he is faced with making some tough and life-altering decisions. (more...)

Kitchen Theatre Company's SWIMMING IN THE SHALLOWS Begins TonightKitchen Theatre Company's SWIMMING IN THE SHALLOWS Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

What do you get when you combine a lesbian couple with trust issues, a straight couple with accumulation issues, a single guy with commitment issues, and an aquarium shark with glass issues? It could only be Swimming in the Shallows by Adam Bock, a comedy with a bite. Kitchen Theatre Company is trying to stop laughing long enough to say that the production is opening for previews tonight, April 29, with the press opening on May 2 and performances through May 17. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at SWIMMING IN THE SHALLOWS at Kitchen Theatre CompanyPhoto Flash: First Look at SWIMMING IN THE SHALLOWS at Kitchen Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

What do you get when you combine a lesbian couple with trust issues, a straight couple with accumulation issues, a single guy with commitment issues, and an aquarium shark with glass issues? It could only be Swimming in the Shallows by Adam Bock, a comedy with a bite. Kitchen Theatre Company is trying to stop laughing long enough to say that the production is opening for previews tonight, April 29, with the press opening on May 2 and performances through May 17. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: 43rd Annual Non-Equity Jeff Awards Nominees Are Announced - HEATHERS, BYHALIA, MISSISSIPPI, LONDON WALL and More!STAGE TUBE: 43rd Annual Non-Equity Jeff Awards Nominees Are Announced - HEATHERS, BYHALIA, MISSISSIPPI, LONDON WALL and More!
by Stage Tube - Apr 27, 2016

The Jeff Awards Committee today announced 121 nominations in 24 categories for the 43rd Annual Non-Equity Jeff Awards for productions that opened between April 1, 2015, and March 31, 2016. The Non-Equity Awards honor excellence in Chicago theatres not under a union contract. Jeff judges attended opening nights of 148 productions offered by 67 Non-Equity producing organizations. The Jeff Committee recommended 65 of those shows (or 44%), making them eligible for Non-Equity Jeff Award nominations. Of the 65 Jeff Recommended productions, a record 53 (or 82%) received nominations, representing 32 theatre companies. (more...)

OLD FLAME to Place TNC, 4/24-5/17OLD FLAME to Place TNC, 4/24-5/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2015

An old love can be an irresistible force, especially for people in their autumn years. Is marriage an immoveable object? 'Old Flame,' a new play by Richard Ploetz, weighs the force of an old romance against the strength of a 50-year marriage, examining our vulnerability to rediscovered passion, no matter what our age. Theater for the New City will present the piece April 24 to May 17, directed by James Glossman. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Kitchen Theatre Company's SWIMMING IN THE SHADOWSPhoto Flash: First Look at Kitchen Theatre Company's SWIMMING IN THE SHADOWS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

What do you get when you combine a lesbian couple with trust issues, a straight couple with accumulation issues, a single guy with commitment issues, and an aquarium shark with glass issues? It could only be Swimming in the Shallows by Adam Bock, a comedy with a bite. Kitchen Theatre Company is trying to stop laughing long enough to say that the production is opening for previews on April 29, with the press opening on May 2 and performances through May 17. (more...)

Kitchen Theatre Company to Present SWIMMING IN THE SHALLOWS, Begin. 4/29Kitchen Theatre Company to Present SWIMMING IN THE SHALLOWS, Begin. 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2015

What do you get when you combine a lesbian couple with trust issues, a straight couple with accumulation issues, a single guy with commitment issues, and an aquarium shark with glass issues? It could only be Swimming in the Shallows by Adam Bock, a comedy with a bite. Kitchen Theatre Company is trying to stop laughing long enough to say that the production is opening for previews on April 29, with the press opening on May 2 and performances through May 17. (more...)

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