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2014 LA STAGE ALLIANCE OVATION AWARDS Nominees Announced - Theatre at Boston Court Leads; Geffen, La Mirada Follow2014 LA STAGE ALLIANCE OVATION AWARDS Nominees Announced - Theatre at Boston Court Leads; Geffen, La Mirada Follow
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

Nominees for the 2014 LA STAGE Alliance Ovation Awards were announced on the evening of Monday, September 22 at Native Voices at the Autry National Center in Los Angeles. The nominations were revealed by past Ovation Award recipients Gigi Bermingham, Brighid Fleming, Parmer Fuller, Jennifer Haley, Brian Kite, Glynn Turman, and John Zalewski, along with LA STAGE Alliance Chief Executive Officer Terence McFarland. (more...)

Theatre @ Boston Court, the Geffen and La Mirada Lead 2014 Ovation Award Nominations; Full List!Theatre @ Boston Court, the Geffen and La Mirada Lead 2014 Ovation Award Nominations; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Nominees for the 2014 LA STAGE Alliance Ovation Awards were announced on the evening of Monday, September 22 at Native Voices at the Autry National Center in Los Angeles. The nominations were revealed by past Ovation Award recipients Gigi Bermingham, Brighid Fleming, Parmer Fuller, Jennifer Haley, Brian Kite, Glynn Turman, and John Zalewski, along with LA STAGE Alliance Chief Executive Officer Terence McFarland. (more...)

THE ERLKINGS to Begin Performances Next Month at  Theatre RowTHE ERLKINGS to Begin Performances Next Month at Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

Fifteen years after Columbine, with school shootings continuing to proliferate the national headlines, Nathaniel Sam Shapiro's The Erlkings will get its world premiere. Directed by Saheem Ali and presented by Factory School Productions and Rashad V. Chambers, The Erlkings will begin performances on November 9, opening on November 16 through December 13, 2014 at Theatre Row's Beckett Theatre (410 West 42nd Street). Tickets are $59.50 and can be purchased by calling 212.239.6200 or by visiting www.Telecharge.com. (more...)

LOVE, NOEL with Harry Groener and Sharon Lawrence to Play The Wallis, 12/5-21LOVE, NOEL with Harry Groener and Sharon Lawrence to Play The Wallis, 12/5-21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2014

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts (aka 'The Wallis') presents the return engagement of Love, Noel: The Letters and Songs of Noel Coward, devised and written by Coward authority Barry Day, and directed by Jeanie Hackett. Love, Noel transforms the Lovelace Studio Theater into an intimate lounge for cocktails, comedy and Coward. (more...)

El Capitan Theatre Tours Now AvailableEl Capitan Theatre Tours Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

Beginning this Friday, October 10, 2014, Hollywood's legendary El Capitan Theatre will offer exclusive tours of the historic Hollywood landmark daily from 8:30am on. (more...)

THE ERKLINGS Begins Run this Weekend at Beckett TheatreTHE ERKLINGS Begins Run this Weekend at Beckett Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

Fifteen years after Columbine, with school shootings continuing to proliferate the national headlines, Nathaniel Sam Shapiro's controversial play The Erlkings will get its world premiere this weekend. Directed by Saheem Ali and presented by Factory School Productions and Rashad V. Chambers, The Erlkings will begin performances on November 9, opening on November 16 through December 13, 2014 at Theatre Row's Beckett Theatre (410 West 42nd Street). Tickets are $59.50 and can be purchased by calling 212.239.6200 or by visiting www.Telecharge.com. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE ERLKINGS Off-BroadwayPhoto Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE ERLKINGS Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2014

Fifteen years after Columbine, with school shootings continuing to proliferate the national headlines, Nathaniel Sam Shapiro's The Erlkings will get its world premiere. Directed by Saheem Ali and presented by Factory School Productions and Rashad V. Chambers, The Erlkings began performances on November 9, and opened on November 16 through December 13, 2014 at Theatre Row's Beckett Theatre (410 West 42nd Street). Tickets are $59.50 and can be purchased by calling 212.239.6200 or by visiting www.Telecharge.com. Check out a look back at opening night below! (more...)

TAMBURLAINE, PARTS I and II Opens this Sunday at Theatre for a New AudienceTAMBURLAINE, PARTS I and II Opens this Sunday at Theatre for a New Audience
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

Christopher Marlowe's 1587 epic Tamburlaine, Parts I and II, edited and directed by Olivier Award-winner Michael Boyd and starring John Douglas Thompson, opens Sunday, November 16, at 1:00pm at Theatre for a New Audience, Polonsky Shakespeare Center, 262 Ashland Place. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE ERKLINGS, Now Playing at Beckett TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at THE ERKLINGS, Now Playing at Beckett Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

Fifteen years after Columbine, with school shootings continuing to proliferate the national headlines, Nathaniel Sam Shapiro's The Erlkings will get its world premiere. Directed by Saheem Ali and presented by Factory School Productions and Rashad V. Chambers, The Erlkings will begin performances on November 9, opening on November 16 through December 13, 2014 at Theatre Row's Beckett Theatre (410 West 42nd Street). Tickets are $59.50 and can be purchased by calling 212.239.6200 or by visiting www.Telecharge.com. (more...)

Tony Speciale to Direct Jordan Dean, Jeff Hayenga, Mark Junek and Elizabeth Morton in LOCUST SONG Reading, 11/17-18Tony Speciale to Direct Jordan Dean, Jeff Hayenga, Mark Junek and Elizabeth Morton in LOCUST SONG Reading, 11/17-18
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2014

Jordan Dean (Mamma Mia! CSC's Midsummer), Jeff Hayenga (The Man Who Came to Dinner, The Elephant Man), Mark Junek ('Smash', Berkeley Rep's Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike) and Elizabeth Morton (Death of a Salesman) will lead an industry reading of Locust Song, a new play by Jerry Marsini on November 17th at 7 pm and on November 18th at 12:30pm at the WorkShop Theater Company's Main Stage, 312 W 36th Street. Drama Desk Nominee, Tony Speciale, who recently directed the Barry Manilow musical Harmony (2014 Suzi Bass Award winner Outstanding Director of a Musical & Outstanding Production of a Musical), will direct the Manhattan reading. (more...)

JUST ANOTHER LOVE STORY Set for London Theatre Workshop, 6-24 MayJUST ANOTHER LOVE STORY Set for London Theatre Workshop, 6-24 May
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2014

Following on from the successful run of "Ordinary Days" (which has been nominated for an Off West End Theatre Award for Best Musical Production), and the London revival of Eugene O'Neill's "Ah, Wilderness!" London Theatre Workshop is delighted to announce its next show will be the first London run of a new evening celebration of Stephen Sondheim's love songs, "Just Another Love Story". (more...)

Annette Bening, Steven Boyer, Jessica Hecht and More Join John Lithgow in the Public's KING LEAR at Shakespeare in the Park!Annette Bening, Steven Boyer, Jessica Hecht and More Join John Lithgow in the Public's KING LEAR at Shakespeare in the Park!
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

The Public Theater has announced complete casting for KING LEAR, the second show of The Public's free Shakespeare in the Park season at the Delacorte. Featuring the previously announced John Lithgow as Lear, this enduring tragedy will begin performances on Tuesday, July 22 and run through Sunday, August 17, with an official press opening on Tuesday, August 5. (more...)

Griffin Theatre to Stage MEN SHOULD WEEP, 7/5-8/10Griffin Theatre to Stage MEN SHOULD WEEP, 7/5-8/10
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

Griffin Theatre Company will present the Chicago premiere of Ena Lamont Stewart's landmark Scottish drama MEN SHOULD WEEP, directed by ensemble member Robin Witt, playing July 5 - August 10, 2014 on the East Stage of the Raven Theatre Complex, 6157 N. Clark St. in Chicago. Tickets are available at www.griffintheatre.com or by calling (866) 811-4111. The press opening is Sunday, July 13 at 7 pm. Griffin Theatre is the recipient of the 2014 Special Jeff Award, marking 25 years of presenting provocative and transformational theatre that bridges the generations. (more...)

TheatreWorks Stages ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Now thru 3/30TheatreWorks Stages ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Now thru 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2014

TheatreWorks, the nationally acclaimed theatre of Silicon Valley, presents ONCE ON THIS ISLAND from the Tony Award-winning creators of Ragtime. A timeless legend filled with joy, heartache, and adventure, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, winner of the Oliver Award for Best New Musical, boasts a score pulsing with irresistible Caribbean beats by Tony Award-winner Stephen Flaherty, with book and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens. TheatreWorks Artistic Director Robert Kelley will direct this uplifting musical, which takes its story from a book by Rosa Guy, in turn inspired by Hans Christian Andersen's 'The Little Mermaid.' Choreographed by award-winning director, choreographer, and actor Gerry McIntyre, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND plays today, March 5-30, 2014 (press opening March 8) at TheatreWorks at the Lucie Stern Theatre in Palo Alto. (more...)

A Beautiful Journey... Meet the Full Cast of VIOLET, Beginning Tomorrow on Broadway!A Beautiful Journey... Meet the Full Cast of VIOLET, Beginning Tomorrow on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 27, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company's production of VIOLET, starring Sutton Foster, Colin Donnell, Alexander Gemignani and Joshua Henry, begins previews tomorrow, March 28, 2014. VIOLET officially opens on April 20, 2014 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street). Scroll down to learn more about the full company and check out a sneak peek performance and interviews with the cast! (more...)

Eugene O'Neill's AH, WILDERNESS! to Play London Theatre Workshop, April 8-19Eugene O'Neill's AH, WILDERNESS! to Play London Theatre Workshop, April 8-19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

Following on from the successful run of Ordinary Days (which has been nominated for an Off West End Theatre Award for Best Musical Production), London Theatre Workshop is delighted to announce its next show will be a revival of Eugene O'Neill's classic play, 'Ah, Wilderness!'. The show will run 8th April - 19th April, with Press Night: 10 April, 2014 at 19:30 at the London Theatre Workshop, Eel Brook, 65 New Kings Road, London SW6 4SG. (more...)

Three World Premieres, Including THE COUNTRY HOUSE with Blythe Danner, Set for MTC's 2014-15 SeasonThree World Premieres, Including THE COUNTRY HOUSE with Blythe Danner, Set for MTC's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have announced three world premiere productions for Manhattan Theatre Club's upcoming 2014-2015 theatrical season. (more...)

Griffin Theatre's MEN SHOULD WEEP to Run 7/5-8/10 at Raven Theatre ComplexGriffin Theatre's MEN SHOULD WEEP to Run 7/5-8/10 at Raven Theatre Complex
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2014

Griffin Theatre Company will present the Chicago premiere of Ena Lamont Stewart's landmark Scottish drama MEN SHOULD WEEP, directed by ensemble member Robin Witt, playing July 5 - August 10, 2014 on the East Stage of the Raven Theatre Complex, 6157 N. Clark St. in Chicago. Tickets are available at www.griffintheatre.com or by calling (866) 811-4111. The press opening is Sunday, July 13 at 7 pm. Griffin Theatre is the recipient of the 2014 Special Jeff Award, marking 25 years of presenting provocative and transformational theatre that bridges the generations. (more...)

Tracie Thoms & John Hawkes to Star in David Auburn's LOST LAKE at MTC; Performances Begin 10/21Tracie Thoms & John Hawkes to Star in David Auburn's LOST LAKE at MTC; Performances Begin 10/21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2014

Lynne Meadow and Barry Grove have announced casting for Manhattan Theatre Club's upcoming world premiere of LOST LAKE, the new play by Tony and Pulitzer Prize winner David Auburn, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan. The play will feature Oscar nominee John Hawkes (The Sessions, Winter's Bone) and Tracie Thoms (Rent, "Cold Case"). (more...)

Kyra Sedgwick to Star in John Patrick Shanley's New Play THE DANISH WIDOW at Powerhouse, 7/16-27Kyra Sedgwick to Star in John Patrick Shanley's New Play THE DANISH WIDOW at Powerhouse, 7/16-27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

New York Stage and Film and Vassar College, this summer celebrating the 30th year of their Powerhouse Theater collaboration, announced that Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner Kyra Sedgwick will lead the cast of Academy Award and Tony Award winner John Patrick Shanley's new play The Danish Widow, which will premiere July 16-27, 2014 at Hallie Flanagan-Davis Powerhouse Theater at Vassar College. Shanley also directs the cast which also includes multitalented Broadway vets Craig Bierko and Matt McGrath, as well as stage and screen actress Annika Boras. (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: Music, Merriment & Some Fabulous Fireworks - An Independence Day Bonanza!FLASH FRIDAY: Music, Merriment & Some Fabulous Fireworks - An Independence Day Bonanza!
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 4, 2014

Today we are tipping our very best top hat to Uncle Sam and celebrating the greatest theatre-themed July 4 moments in honor of Independence Day! (more...)

Kyra Sedgwick Books Role on Fox's BROOKLYN NINE-NINEKyra Sedgwick Books Role on Fox's BROOKLYN NINE-NINE
by TV News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

According to EW, Kyra Sedgwick has just booked a two-episode guest starring role on Fox's Golden Globe-winning comedy BROOKLYN NINE-NINE. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Griffin Theatre's MEN SHOULD WEEP, Now Playing Through 8/10Photo Flash: First Look at Griffin Theatre's MEN SHOULD WEEP, Now Playing Through 8/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Griffin Theatre Company presents the Chicago premiere of Ena Lamont Stewart's landmark Scottish drama MEN SHOULD WEEP, directed by ensemble member Robin Witt, playing through August 10, 2014 on the East Stage of the Raven Theatre Complex, 6157 N. Clark St. in Chicago. Tickets are available at www.griffintheatre.com or by calling (866) 811-4111. Griffin Theatre is the recipient of the 2014 Special Jeff Award, marking 25 years of presenting provocative and transformational theatre that bridges the generations. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Preview of INSIDE ACT: HOW TEN ACTORS MADE IT AND HOW YOU CAN TOO- with Debra Monk!BWW Exclusive: Preview of INSIDE ACT: HOW TEN ACTORS MADE IT AND HOW YOU CAN TOO- with Debra Monk!
by Ken Womble - Jul 18, 2014

Why do some actors make it and others don't? Ken Womble sets out to find the answer to this question, one that has fascinated and tormented him for years, in his new book, INSIDE ACT: How Ten Actors Made it and How You Can Too (Hansen Publishing Group, 373 pages, $24.99). In anticipation of the release, BroadwayWorld will be featuring chapter previews from the new book. Today, hear from Debra Monk! (more...)

Photo Flash: Griffin Theatre's MEN SHOULD WEEP, Now Playing Through 8/10Photo Flash: Griffin Theatre's MEN SHOULD WEEP, Now Playing Through 8/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

Griffin Theatre Company presents the Chicago premiere of Ena Lamont Stewart's landmark Scottish drama MEN SHOULD WEEP, directed by ensemble member Robin Witt, playing through August 10, 2014 on the East Stage of the Raven Theatre Complex, 6157 N. Clark St. in Chicago. Tickets are available at www.griffintheatre.com or by calling (866) 811-4111. Griffin Theatre is the recipient of the 2014 Special Jeff Award, marking 25 years of presenting provocative and transformational theatre that bridges the generations. (more...)

Caitlin Diana Doyle, Jonathan W. Colby & Annie Golden to Lead CEW's STOPGAP Staged Reading, 1/28Caitlin Diana Doyle, Jonathan W. Colby & Annie Golden to Lead CEW's STOPGAP Staged Reading, 1/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2014

CEW Productions, the producers of the hit Off-Broadway musical Mama and her boys will present a staged reading of Stopgap, a new play by Danielle Mohlman. (more...)

Photo Flash: Kathleen Turner Stars in Arena Stage's 'MOTHER COURAGE', Beg. TonightPhoto Flash: Kathleen Turner Stars in Arena Stage's 'MOTHER COURAGE', Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

Artistic Director Molly Smith tackles a unique, in-the-round staging of Bertolt Brecht's powerhouse anti-war play Mother Courage and Her Children at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Iconic stage and screen actress and Academy Award nominee Kathleen Turner returns to Arena Stage following her sold-out run of Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins to make her professional singing debut as the tough-as-nails matriarch Mother Courage-a single mother determined to keep her family alive and her business afloat during war. Mother Courage and Her Children runs tonight, January 31-March 9, 2014 in the Fichandler Stage. BroadwayWorld has a look at Turner and the cast below! (more...)

Rick Foucheux, Meg Gillentine and Nehal Joshi Join MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN at Arena StageRick Foucheux, Meg Gillentine and Nehal Joshi Join MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

Joining the cast of Mother Courage and Her Children are Arena Stage veterans Rick Foucheux (Ah, Wilderness!), Meg Gillentine (Cabaret, Damn Yankees) and Nehal Joshi (The Music Man, Oklahoma!). They join the previously announced Kathleen Turner, Nicholas Rodriguez and Erin Weaver. Under the direction of Arena Stage Artistic Director Molly Smith, Mother Courage and Her Children runs January 31-March 9, 2014 in the Fichandler Stage. (more...)

Nicholas Rodriguez and More to Join Kathleen Turner in Arena Stage's MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN; Full Cast Announced!Nicholas Rodriguez and More to Join Kathleen Turner in Arena Stage's MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

Artistic Director Molly Smith tackles a unique, in-the-round staging of Bertolt Brecht's powerhouse anti-war play Mother Courage and Her Children at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Iconic stage and screen actress and Academy Award nominee Kathleen Turner returns to Arena Stage following her sold-out run of Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins to make her professional singing debut as the tough-as-nails matriarch Mother Courage-a single mother determined to keep her family alive and her business afloat during war. Using the David Hare translation, the show fuses politics and satire to paint an unforgettable and provocative portrait of war, incorporating more than 10 pieces of original music composed in a rollicking, gypsy-punk style and performed by cast members doubling as musicians. Mother Courage and Her Children runs January 31-March 9, 2014 in the Fichandler Stage. (more...)

CEW Productions Presents Staged Reading of STOPGAP TodayCEW Productions Presents Staged Reading of STOPGAP Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

CEW Productions, the producers of the hit off-broadway musical Mama and her boys will present a staged reading of Stopgap, a new play by Danielle Mohlman. (more...)

Roy Sexton's REEL ROY REVIEWS to be Released 2/28Roy Sexton's REEL ROY REVIEWS to be Released 2/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2014

Roy Sexton's first book Reel Roy Reviews, Vol. 1: Keepin' It Real is set for release on the Open Books imprint February 28, 2014. Sexton, a resident of Saline/Ann Arbor, launched his entertainment blog of the same name (www.reelroyreviews.com) on Independence Day in 2012 and, nearly two years later, is a published author. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind-the-Scenes with Kathleen Turner & More in Arena Stage's MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDRENSTAGE TUBE: Behind-the-Scenes with Kathleen Turner & More in Arena Stage's MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN
by Stage Tube - Jan 2, 2014

Artistic Director Molly Smith tackles a unique, in-the-round staging of Bertolt Brecht's powerhouse anti-war play Mother Courage and Her Children at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Iconic stage and screen actress and Academy Award nominee Kathleen Turner returns to Arena Stage following her sold-out run of Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins to make her professional singing debut as the tough-as-nails matriarch Mother Courage-a single mother determined to keep her family alive and her business afloat during war. Using the David Hare translation, the show fuses politics and satire to paint an unforgettable and provocative portrait of war, incorporating more than 10 pieces of original music composed in a rollicking, gypsy-punk style and performed by cast members doubling as musicians. Mother Courage and Her Children runs January 31-March 9, 2014 in the Fichandler Stage. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Kathleen Turner in Arena Stage's 'MOTHER COURAGE'Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Kathleen Turner in Arena Stage's 'MOTHER COURAGE'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

Artistic Director Molly Smith tackles a unique, in-the-round staging of Bertolt Brecht's powerhouse anti-war play Mother Courage and Her Children at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Iconic stage and screen actress and Academy Award nominee Kathleen Turner returns to Arena Stage following her sold-out run of Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins to make her professional singing debut as the tough-as-nails matriarch Mother Courage-a single mother determined to keep her family alive and her business afloat during war. Mother Courage and Her Children runs January 31-March 9, 2014 in the Fichandler Stage. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at Turner and the cast below! (more...)

LOOT Opens Tomorrow at Red Bull TheaterLOOT Opens Tomorrow at Red Bull Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

Red Bull Theater presents the Off Broadway revival of Loot by Joe Orton. Red Bull Artistic Director Jesse Berger directs a company that includes Rebecca Brooksher (Fay), Eric Martin Brown (Meadows), Jarlath Conroy (McLeavy), Ryan Garbayo (Dennis), Rocco Sisto (Truscott), and Nick Westrate (Hal). Loot has scenic design by Narelle Sissons, costume design by Sara Jean Tosetti, lighting design by Scott Zielinski, and sound design by Brad Berridge. Opening Thursday January 16th, this limited engagement continues through February 9th only at Lucille Lortel Theater (121 Christopher Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Full Cast of Roundabout's MACHINALPhoto Flash: Meet the Full Cast of Roundabout's MACHINAL
by Meet the Cast - Jan 11, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Machinal, starring Rebecca Hall, written by Sophie Treadwell and directed by Lyndsey Turner, began previews on December 20, 2013 ahead of an official opening on January 16, 2014 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway. Machinal is a limited engagement through March 2. Scroll down to learn more about the cast! (more...)

Judy Kuhn, John Glover Star in LOVE, NOEL at Lovelace Studio Theater, 2/14-23Judy Kuhn, John Glover Star in LOVE, NOEL at Lovelace Studio Theater, 2/14-23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2014

The Wallis has announced that Tony nominee Judy Kuhn (She Loves Me, Chess and Les Miserables) and Tony winner and five-time Emmy nominee John Glover (Love! Valour! Compassion!, 'Smallville') will star in Love, Noel: The Letters and Songs of Noel Coward, devised and written by Coward authority Barry Day, and directed by Jeanie Hackett, who over saw The Antaeus Theatre production of Noel Coward's Tonight at 8:30 and the three-year development of the Antaeus production of Coward's Peace in Our Time. The musical direction and piano accompaniment is by David O. Due to popular demand, additional performances have been added and Love, Noel will now be performed February 14 through 23 in the Lovelace Studio Theater. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 2/27- Debra MonkSTAGE TUBE: On This Day 2/27- Debra Monk
by Stage Tube - Feb 27, 2014

Happy Birthday, Debra Monk! The Tony Award winner made her Broadway debut in PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES in 1982. Her Broadway credits include PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES, PRELUDE TO A KISS, NICK & NORA, REDWOOD CURTAIN, PICNIC, COMPANY, CHICAGO, STEAL PIER, Ah, Wilderness!, THOU SHALT NOT, RECKLESS, CHILDREN AND ART, and CURTAINS. Monk won the Tony Award in 1993 for REDWOOD CURTAIN and was nominated for Tony Awards in 1997 and 2007 for both STEEL PIER and CURTAINS. (more...)

TheatreWorks to Stage ONCE ON THIS ISLAND 3/5-30TheatreWorks to Stage ONCE ON THIS ISLAND 3/5-30
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

TheatreWorks, the nationally acclaimed theatre of Silicon Valley, presents ONCE ON THIS ISLAND from the Tony Award-winning creators of Ragtime. A timeless legend filled with joy, heartache, and adventure, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, winner of the Oliver Award for Best New Musical, boasts a score pulsing with irresistible Caribbean beats by Tony Award-winner Stephen Flaherty, with book and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens. TheatreWorks Artistic Director Robert Kelley will direct this uplifting musical, which takes its story from a book by Rosa Guy, in turn inspired by Hans Christian Andersen's 'The Little Mermaid.' Choreographed by award-winning director, choreographer, and actor Gerry McIntyre, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND plays March 5-30, 2014 (press opening March 8) at TheatreWorks at the Lucie Stern Theatre in Palo Alto. For tickets and information the public may visit www.theatreworks.org or call (650) 463-1960. (more...)

London Theatre Workshop to Open New Boutique Theatre in Fulham with ORDINARY DAYS, March 10London Theatre Workshop to Open New Boutique Theatre in Fulham with ORDINARY DAYS, March 10
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2014

London Theatre Workshop is delighted to announce that it will be opening the doors to a new, fully functional, 65 seat boutique theatre in the heart of Fulham, on 10 March, 2014. (more...)

Breaking News: 'MUCH ADO' with Lily Rabe,  Hamish Linklater & KING LEAR with John Lithgow Set for The Public's 2014 Shakespeare in the Park SeasonBreaking News: 'MUCH ADO' with Lily Rabe, Hamish Linklater & KING LEAR with John Lithgow Set for The Public's 2014 Shakespeare in the Park Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

The Public Theater announced the line-up today for the 2014 free Shakespeare in the Park season, continuing a 52-year tradition of free theater in Central Park. Since 1962, over five million people have enjoyed more than 150 free productions of Shakespeare and other classical works and musicals at the Delacorte Theater. Conceived by founder Joe Papp as a way to make great theater accessible to all, The Public's free Shakespeare in the Park continues to be the bedrock of the Company's mission to increase access and engage the community. This summer, free Shakespeare in the Park will feature a comedy and a tragedy with Jack O'Brien directing MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING and Daniel Sullivan directing KING LEAR. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Kathleen Turner, Rachel Ann Weiss and More in Opening Night of MOTHER COURAGE at Arena StagePhoto Flash: First Look at Kathleen Turner, Rachel Ann Weiss and More in Opening Night of MOTHER COURAGE at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2014

Artistic Director Molly Smith tackles a unique, in-the-round staging of Bertolt Brecht's powerhouse anti-war play Mother Courage and Her Children at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Iconic stage and screen actress and Academy Award nominee Kathleen Turner returns to Arena Stage following her sold-out run of Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins to make her professional singing debut as the tough-as-nails matriarch Mother Courage-a single mother determined to keep her family alive and her business afloat during war. Mother Courage and Her Children runs through March 9, 2014 in the Fichandler Stage. BroadwayWorld has a first look at opening night below! (more...)

BroadwayWorld LA Awards LAST CHANCE TO VOTE - Brochtrup, Barker Tied!BroadwayWorld LA Awards LAST CHANCE TO VOTE - Brochtrup, Barker Tied!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2013

Voting is now underway for Los Angeles! We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends. (more...)

Don Grigware Presents His Best in LA Theatre for 2013Don Grigware Presents His Best in LA Theatre for 2013
by Don Grigware - Dec 26, 2013

The Best in LA Theatre for 2013 (more...)

Terrell Owens Headed to Fox's BROOKLYN NINE-NINETerrell Owens Headed to Fox's BROOKLYN NINE-NINE
by TV News Desk - Aug 10, 2014

According to Entertainment Weekly, former NFL player Terrell Owens has filmed a guest spot on Fox's Golden Globe winning series BROOKLYN NINE-NINE. (more...)

A COUPLE OF BLAGUARDS to Play Harris Center, 4/24-27A COUPLE OF BLAGUARDS to Play Harris Center, 4/24-27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2014

Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Angela's Ashes, and bestseller Tis, Frank McCourt, and his brother Malachy, also a successful author, joined talents to write an autobiographical account of their years growing up in poverty in Ireland, A Couple of Blaguards. Though times were tough in Limerick, the tales spun by the brothers McCourt simmer with bittersweet recollections, ferocious humor and a parade of colorful characters from the priest who warns of sinners' eyeballs exploding in hell to the McCourt grandmother who spits on Franks unruly Presbyterian hair to tame it. (more...)

Eugene O'Neill's AH, WILDERNESS! Plays London Theatre Workshop, Now thru April 19Eugene O'Neill's AH, WILDERNESS! Plays London Theatre Workshop, Now thru April 19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

Following on from the successful run of Ordinary Days (which has been nominated for an Off West End Theatre Award for Best Musical Production), London Theatre Workshop is delighted to announce its next show will be a revival of Eugene O'Neill's classic play, 'Ah, Wilderness!'. The show will run today, 8th April - 19th April, with Press Night: 10 April, 2014 at 19:30 at the London Theatre Workshop, Eel Brook, 65 New Kings Road, London SW6 4SG. (more...)

Broadway Costume Designer Jane Greenwood to Receive Tony's Lifetime Achievement AwardBroadway Costume Designer Jane Greenwood to Receive Tony's Lifetime Achievement Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

The 2014 award will be presented to Jane Greenwood, one of Broadway's preeminent costume designers. (more...)

BWW Reviews: First Crack at a New Comic Classic: VANYA AND SONIA at Center StageBWW Reviews: First Crack at a New Comic Classic: VANYA AND SONIA at Center Stage
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Apr 26, 2014

It is gratifying that Christopher Durang's latest comedy, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, which is assuredly going to be produced in time by every community theater company in the country, gets its Baltimore premiere in style at Center Stage, as a sort of reference production by which other local ones can be gauged. The show, which rolled out over the last two years in regional test runs, then at the Lincoln Center, and then on Broadway, where it closed last year, is in joint production here with the Kansas City Repertory Theatre. The fun seems effortless; with a solid cast and wonderful direction by Eric Rosen at Center Stage, of course nothing is going to go wrong. But I'm willing to bet it would take a lot of trying to do this well-made play badly; I expect we'll find out. (more...)

A COUPLE OF BLAGUARDS Plays Harris Center, Now thru 4/27A COUPLE OF BLAGUARDS Plays Harris Center, Now thru 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Angela's Ashes, and bestseller Tis, Frank McCourt, and his brother Malachy, also a successful author, joined talents to write an autobiographical account of their years growing up in poverty in Ireland, A Couple of Blaguards. Though times were tough in Limerick, the tales spun by the brothers McCourt simmer with bittersweet recollections, ferocious humor and a parade of colorful characters from the priest who warns of sinners' eyeballs exploding in hell to the McCourt grandmother who spits on Franks unruly Presbyterian hair to tame it. (more...)

London Theatre Workshop to Present JUST ANOTHER LOVE STORY, 6-24 MayLondon Theatre Workshop to Present JUST ANOTHER LOVE STORY, 6-24 May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

Following on from the successful run of "Ordinary Days" (which has been nominated for an Off West End Theatre Award for Best Musical Production), and the London revival of Eugene O'Neill's "Ah, Wilderness!" London Theatre Workshop has announced its next show will be the first London run of a new evening celebration of Stephen Sondheim's love songs, "Just Another Love Story". (more...)

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