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An Enemy of the People Opens at Playhouse on Park 10/12-13
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2011

The second in Playhouse on Park's main stage series, An Enemy of the People, runs October 12th through the 30th, with two preview performances October 12th and 13th. (more...)

An Enemy of the People Opens at Playhouse on Park 10/12-13
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2011

The second in Playhouse on Park's main stage series, An Enemy of the People, runs October 12th through the 30th, with two preview performances October 12th and 13th. (more...)

Two River Theater Company Presents the East Coast Premiere of 26 MILES, Previews 9/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2009

Two River Theater Company opens its 2009/2010 season with the east coast premiere of 26 Miles, a new play, by Quiara Alegria Hudes. 26 Miles is the story of Olivia, a brilliant teenage girl, and her estranged mother Beatriz. (more...)

NVA Returns to Shakespeare in the Park with AS YOU LIKE IT, Opens 10/6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2010

New Village Arts Theatre and Moonlight Cultural Foundation are teaming up to bring Shakespeare in the Park back to North County San Diego. Shakespeare's romantic comedy AS YOU LIKE IT will be set in 1969 New Orleans, with the Forest of Arden located in the bayou outside of the city. (more...)

Nightclub Legend Miss Dusty O Makes West End Stage Debut in DICK!, Nov 29-Jan 20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2012

London's No. 1 Adult Panto is back at Leicester Square Theatre - and this Christmas season it is Dick!, starring the legendary international DJ and celebrated nightclub diva, Miss Dusty O making her West End stage debut. Dick! plays a eight-week season from Thursday 29 November to Sunday 20 January. Press night is Saturday 1 December at 7.00pm. (more...)

2009 Almeida Season to Include Stevenson, Goodman, Hampton, LaBute and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2008

The 2009 season at the Almeida Theatre will include five premieres, two major revivals and a Shakespeare. (more...)

An Enemy of the People Opens at Playhouse on Park 10/12-13
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2011

The second in Playhouse on Park's main stage series, An Enemy of the People, runs October 12th through the 30th, with two preview performances October 12th and 13th. (more...)

Kelly AuCoin, Ana Reeder and More Set for Labyrinth Theater's RADIANCE; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2012

Labyrinth Theater Company, the award-winning, downtown ensemble announced today the complete cast and creative team for their World Premiere production of Radiance, written by Cusi Cram and directed by Suzanne Agins. The complete cast of the upcoming production of Radiance includes Kelly AuCoin (Julius Caesar, Julie & Julia) and Ana Reeder (Top Girls, Sight Unseen), as well as Labyrinth Company Members Kohl Sudduth (The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, Take Me Out) and Aaron Roman Weiner (Thinner Than Water, The Glass Menagerie). (more...)

Carl Prekopp Replaces Rob James Collier in CALENDAR GIRLS, Show Closes January 9
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2009

Carl Prekopp has replaced Rob James Collier as Lawrence/Liam in the West End run of CALENDAR GIRLS. The production will close on 9 January. (more...)

Doubt Tour, with Jones, Plays Chicago in January
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2006

Tony Award -winning Best Actress Cherry Jones stars in the National Touring production of the Tony Award - and Pulitzer Prize-winning play DOUBT, a 'superb new drama' (The New York Times) by John Patrick Shanley. The production, directed by Tony Award -winner Doug Hughes, will make its Chicago premiere at the LaSalle Bank Theatre (18 W. Monroe St.) for a limited three-week engagement beginning January 9 - 28, 2007 (more...)

Photo Flash: Leicester Square Theatre Opens DICK! on the West End
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2012

London's No. 1 Adult Panto is back at Leicester Square Theatre - and this Christmas season it is Dick!, starring the legendary international DJ and celebrated nightclub diva, Miss Dusty O making her West End stage debut. Dick! plays a eight-week season from tonight, 29 November to Sunday 20 January. Press night is Saturday 1 December at 7.00pm. Get a first look at the show in the photos below! (more...)

Nightclub Legend Miss Dusty O Makes West End Stage Debut in DICK!,Today-Jan 20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2012

London's No. 1 Adult Panto is back at Leicester Square Theatre - and this Christmas season it is Dick!, starring the legendary international DJ and celebrated nightclub diva, Miss Dusty O making her West End stage debut. Dick! plays a eight-week season from Today 29 November to Sunday 20 January. Press night is Saturday 1 December at 7.00pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Leicester Square Theatre's DICK!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2012

London's No. 1 Adult Panto is back at Leicester Square Theatre - and this Christmas season it is Dick!, starring the legendary international DJ and celebrated nightclub diva, Miss Dusty O making her West End stage debut. Dick! plays a eight-week season from Thursday 29 November to Sunday 20 January. Press night is Saturday 1 December at 7.00pm. Get a first look at the show in the photos below! (more...)

Parker, Cerveris, Sparks & Stormare to Star in HEDDA GABLER; Begins Jan. 09
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2008

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) has announced that Tony® award winner Mary-Louise Parker (Hedda Gabler), Tony® award winner Michael Cerveris (Jorgen Tesman), Paul Sparks (Ejlert Lovborg) and Peter Stormare (Judge Brack) in a new Broadway production of Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen. The production features a new adaptation by Christopher Shinn and will be directed by Ian Rickson. (more...)

Boundless Theater Company Presents US Premiere of FIVE KINDS OF SILENCE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2008

Boundless Theater Company in collaboration with Teatro Círculo (www.teatrocirculo.org) present the U.S. premiere of Shelagh Stephenson's acclaimed FIVE KINDS OF SILENCE directed by Tlaloc Rivas at Teatro Círculo: 64 East 4th Street (between Bowery & 2nd Avenue, NYC). (more...)

Kelly AuCoin, Ana Reeder and More Set for Labyrinth Theater's RADIANCE, Beginning Tonight, 11/1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2012

Labyrinth Theater Company, the award-winning, downtown ensemble previously announced the complete cast and creative team for their World Premiere production of Radiance, written by Cusi Cram and directed by Suzanne Agins. The complete cast of the upcoming production of Radiance includes Kelly AuCoin (Julius Caesar, Julie & Julia) and Ana Reeder (Top Girls, Sight Unseen), as well as Labyrinth Company Members Kohl Sudduth (The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, Take Me Out) and Aaron Roman Weiner (Thinner Than Water, The Glass Menagerie). (more...)

Everyman Theatre Opens YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, 5/16
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2012

Meet the Sycamores - the delightfully eccentric family at the center of the action in the madcap comedy classic, You Can't Take It With You. They revel in day-to-day occurrences such as collecting snakes, making fireworks in the basement, and practicing ballet steps in the parlor. When their daughter Alice, decides to invite her conservative boyfriend's family to dinner, they promise to be on their best behavior. However...! Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and adapted into an Academy Award winning film, this beloved comedy has been a perennial favorite to theatre-goers for more than 70 years. (more...)

Everyman Theatre Opens YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Tonight, 5/16
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2012

Meet the Sycamores - the delightfully eccentric family at the center of the action in the madcap comedy classic, You Can't Take It With You. They revel in day-to-day occurrences such as collecting snakes, making fireworks in the basement, and practicing ballet steps in the parlor. When their daughter Alice, decides to invite her conservative boyfriend's family to dinner, they promise to be on their best behavior. However...! Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and adapted into an Academy Award winning film, this beloved comedy has been a perennial favorite to theatre-goers for more than 70 years. (more...)

At the Helm! BWW Rounds Up This Season's Broadway Directors
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 9, 2014

Broadway stars might boast the biggest fan-bases, but without their directors, the vehicle driving their talents could easily swerve off the tracks. Keeping the runaway train at bay are season's bold Broadway 'conductors'. Scroll down to learn more about this season's intrepid and imaginative leaders! (more...)

Paulson, Hoffman, Cannavale, & More Star in stageFARM's THE GINGERBREAD HOUSE Starting 4/11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2009

the stageFARM (Carrie Shaltz, Founder/Executive Director and Alex Kilgore, Artistic Director) has announced the complete cast for the upcoming World Premiere The Gingerbread House by Mark Schultz, directed by Alex Kilgore. Performances begin Friday, April 11th as a visiting production at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater (224 Waverly Place), with Opening Night set for Saturday evening, April 18th at 8 p.m. (more...)

Red Bull Theater Presents Ana Reeder, Jeanine Serralles In THE MAIDS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2012

Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Artistic Director) will present Jean Genet's The Maids for a strictly limited engagement beginning March 6th at Theater at St. Clement's (423 West 46th Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues). (more...)

Cleveland Play House Presents IN THE NEXT ROOM, OR THE VIBRATOR PLAY, 4/13-5/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2012

Directed by Laura Kepley, CPH Associate Artistic Director, In the Next Room, or the vibrator play takes place at the dawn of electricity, when a remarkable treatment for "hysterical" men and women is taking place. A funny and touching play about marriage and intimacy, A 2010 Tony Award® Nominee for Best Play and a Pulitzer Prize finalist, In the Next Room, or the vibrator play will begin in the Second Stage at PlayhouseSquare on Friday, April 13 and is intended for mature audiences. Due to popular demand, the run has been extended one week and will now play through Sunday, May 13, 2012. Tickets are available at PlayhouseSquare ticket office by calling 216-241-6000 or online at www.clevelandplayhouse.com. In the Next Room, or the vibrator play is sponsored by Ambiance, and presented with support from Cuyahoga Arts and Culture and the Ohio Arts Council. (more...)

Welcome Moss Hart Back to Broadway - Meet the Full Cast of Lincoln Center's ACT ONE, Beginning Tomorrow!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 19, 2014

Lincoln Center Theater presents Act One, a play written and directed by James Lapine from the autobiography by Moss Hart. The production is scheduled to begin previews tomorrow night, March 20 and will open on Thursday, April 17 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). Scroll down to learn more about the full company, plus check out the latest TV spot for the production! (more...)

Reeder, Nelson and Hopper Join Cast Of Long Wharf's A DOLLS HOUSE, Opens 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2010

Ana Reeder, Mark Nelson and Tim Hopper have joined the cast of Long Wharf Theatre's upcoming production of Henrik Ibsen's A Dolls House, adapted and directed by Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein. (more...)

Stevenson and Goodman to Star in West End Transfer of DUET FOR ONE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2009

The Almeida Theatre?s sell-out production of Tom Kempinski?s two-hander Duet for One will transfer to the Vaudeville Theatre for a 12 week limited run, performances from 7 May with press night on 12 May. Juliet Stevenson and Henry Goodman play Stephanie Abrahams and Dr Feldmann, re-creating their critically acclaimed performances seen at the Almeida in Matthew Lloyd?s production which completes its run this weekend. Design is by Lez Brotherston with lighting by Jason Taylor and sound by John Leonard. Duet for One is produced in the West End by Lee Dean and Jenny Topper. (more...)

Hampstead Theatre Announces Lineup For Daring Pairings 3 Writing Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2009

Hampstead Theatre's third new writing festival, Daring Pairings 3, will be the climax of its 50th Anniversary celebrations, announced on Tuesday 30 June. The first major revival of Philip Ridley's malevolent comedy, The Fastest Clock in the Universe opens the season which also includes a debut play from 20 year old Atiha Sen Gupta and a spooky seasonal offering from Michael Punter. (more...)

Stiles And Pullman To Spar In Mamet's OLEANNA On Broadway, Previews Begin 9/29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2009

Producer Jeffrey Finn announced today that OLEANNA, the provocative drama by Pulitzer Prize winner David Mamet, will have its first-ever Broadway production as part of the 2009-2010 Broadway Season. Starring Bill Pullman and Julia Stiles and directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes, the play is a gripping account of a power struggle between a male university professor and one of his female students. (more...)

'The Girl With a Pearl Earring' Will Premiere this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2008

The stage version of Tracy Chevalier's best-selling novel 'The Girl With a Pearl Earring' will receive its world premiere this autumn at the Cambridge Arts Theatre where it will run from 11 to 20 September 2008, ahead of a planned West End transfer. (more...)

Parker, Cerveris, Sparks & Stormare to Star in HEDDA GABLER; Begins Jan. 09
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2009

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) has announced that Tony® award winner Mary-Louise Parker (Hedda Gabler), Tony® award winner Michael Cerveris (Jorgen Tesman), Paul Sparks (Ejlert Lovborg) and Peter Stormare (Judge Brack) in a new Broadway production of Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen. The production features a new adaptation by Christopher Shinn and will be directed by Ian Rickson. (more...)

Photo Flash: DUET FOR ONE at the Almeida
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2009

Matthew Lloyd will direct Juliet Stevenson and Henry Goodman as Stephanie Abrahams and Dr Feldmann in Tom Kempinski's two-hander Duet for One runs at the Almeida from 22 January ? 14 March 2009, with press night on 29 January. Designs are by Lez Brotherston with lighting by Jason Taylor and sound by John Leonard. Duet for One is sponsored by Pinsent Masons. (more...)

A Spanish Play Starring Zoe Caldwell Extends Through 3/4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2007

Due to popular demand, Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Brian Kulick, Artistic Director and Jessica R. Jenen, Executive Director, has extended the run of the American premiere of Yasmina Reza's A SPANISH PLAY by an additional two weeks through Sunday, March 4. (more...)

Nightclub Legend Miss Dusty O Makes West End Stage Debut in DICK!, Nov 29-Jan 20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2013

London's No. 1 Adult Panto is back at Leicester Square Theatre - and this Christmas season it is Dick!, starring the legendary international DJ and celebrated nightclub diva, Miss Dusty O making her West End stage debut. Dick! plays a eight-week season from Thursday 29 November to Today 20 January. Press night is Saturday 1 December at 7.00pm. (more...)

Mad Cow Theatre's SCIENCE PLAY FESTIVAL Runs This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

For the first time ever, Mad Cow Theatre creates a unique and interactive festival exploring the world of science through a weekend of staged readings and discussion forums of some of the most provocative science plays. Join us as we explore science, technology and history through imaginative stories. (more...)

Jennifer Ikeda & Ana Reeder Join 'Top Girls' at MTC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2008

Jennifer Ikeda and Ana Reeder join the cast of the MTC upcoming Broadway production of Caryl Churchill's 'Top Girls' (more...)

Red Bull Theater Presents Ana Reeder, Jeanine Serralles In THE MAIDS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2012

Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Artistic Director) will present Jean Genet's The Maids for a strictly limited engagement beginning March 6th at Theater at St. Clement's (423 West 46th Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues). (more...)

Harner, Emmerson, O'Mara, Somerville Announced For SERENADING LOUIE, February 11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2010

Friends since college, Carl and Alex are struggling to deal with the harsh realities of adulthood as they enter their thirties. Disillusioned by work and struggling to keep their marriages alive, they're desperately trying to make sense of it all. (more...)

Mad Cow Theatre's SCIENCE PLAY FESTIVAL to Run 1/10-12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2013

For the first time ever, Mad Cow Theatre creates a unique and interactive festival exploring the world of science through a weekend of staged readings and discussion forums of some of the most provocative science plays. Join us as we explore science, technology and history through imaginative stories. (more...)

Photo Flash: DUET FOR ONE in Rehearsal
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2008

Matthew Lloyd will direct Juliet Stevenson and Henry Goodman as Stephanie Abrahams and Dr Feldmann in Tom Kempinski's two-hander Duet for One runs at the Almeida from 22 January 14 March 2009, with press night on 29 January. Designs are by Lez Brotherston with lighting by Jason Taylor and sound by John Leonard. Duet for One is sponsored by Pinsent Masons. (more...)

Harner, Emmerson, O'Mara, Somerville Announced For SERENADING LOUIE, February 11
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2009

Friends since college, Carl and Alex are struggling to deal with the harsh realities of adulthood as they enter their thirties. Disillusioned by work and struggling to keep their marriages alive, they're desperately trying to make sense of it all. (more...)

NVA Returns to Shakespeare in the Park with AS YOU LIKE IT, Opens 10/6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2010

New Village Arts Theatre and Moonlight Cultural Foundation are teaming up to bring Shakespeare in the Park back to North County San Diego. Shakespeare's romantic comedy AS YOU LIKE IT will be set in 1969 New Orleans, with the Forest of Arden located in the bayou outside of the city. (more...)

Damian Cruden's Enormous YORK MYSTERY PLAYS Production Set for August, York
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2012

The York Mystery Plays, a medieval cycle of plays which have been performed by the people of York for hundreds of years, will return to the city this year on an epic scale from 2 to 27 August. As well as a cast of professional actors, over 2,500 people will be involved in the staging of this production including over 1,500 local volunteers as the two casts of community ensemble, musicians, choir and crew. (more...)

Harner To Replace Cromer In Off-Bdwy's OUR TOWN 8/25, Bennett, Dame, Schultz & Beiler To Join
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2009

The producers of the critically acclaimed Off-Broadway production of' Thornton Wilder's Our Town, have announced that Obie Award-winner Jason Butler Harner will assume the central role of 'Stage Manager' in David Cromer's staging of Wilder's timeless play. Beginning Tuesday, August 25th, Mr. Harner will succeed Mr. Cromer who departs the company to begin rehearsals for his Broadway directorial debut this fall with Neil Simon's Brighton Beach Memoirs and Broadway Bound. (more...)

Damian Cruden's Enormous YORK MYSTERY PLAYS Opens Tonight, Aug 2
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2012

The York Mystery Plays, a medieval cycle of plays which have been performed by the people of York for hundreds of years, will return to the city this year on an epic scale from today, 2 to 27 August. As well as a cast of professional actors, over 2,500 people will be involved in the staging of this production including over 1,500 local volunteers as the two casts of community ensemble, musicians, choir and crew. (more...)

Harner To Replace Cromer In Off-Bdwy's OUR TOWN 8/25, Bennett, Dame, Schultz & Beiler To Join
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2009

The producers of the critically acclaimed Off-Broadway production of' Thornton Wilder's Our Town, have announced that Obie Award-winner Jason Butler Harner will assume the central role of 'Stage Manager' in David Cromer's staging of Wilder's timeless play. Beginning Tuesday, August 25th, Mr. Harner will succeed Mr. Cromer who departs the company to begin rehearsals for his Broadway directorial debut this fall with Neil Simon's Brighton Beach Memoirs and Broadway Bound. (more...)

Long Wharf Presents A DOLL'S HOUSE 4/28-5/23, Cast Includes Tim Hopper & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2010

Long Wharf Theatre Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein follows up his triumphant re-examination of The Glass Menagerie and his exploration of the new works of Athol Fugard with his adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House, running on the Mainstage from April 28 through May 23. (more...)

Damian Cruden's Enormous YORK MYSTERY PLAYS Production Set for August, York
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2012

The York Mystery Plays, a medieval cycle of plays which have been performed by the people of York for hundreds of years, will return to the city this year on an epic scale from 2 to 27 August. As well as a cast of professional actors, over 2,500 people will be involved in the staging of this production including over 1,500 local volunteers as the two casts of community ensemble, musicians, choir and crew. (more...)

Long Wharf Presents A DOLL'S HOUSE 4/28-5/23, Cast Includes Tim Hopper & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2010

Long Wharf Theatre Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein follows up his triumphant re-examination of The Glass Menagerie and his exploration of the new works of Athol Fugard with his adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House, running on the Mainstage from April 28 through May 23. (more...)

Sarandon, Harner & Rosenfield Join Mulligan in Atlantic's THROUGH A GLASS DARKLY at NYTW
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2011

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) is proud to announce that Academy Award® nominee Chris Sarandon, Jason Butler Harner and Ben Rosenfield will join Academy Award® and Golden Globe Award® nominee Carey Mulligan in the U.S. premiere of the play THROUGH A GLASS DARKLY, based on the Academy Award® winning Ingmar Bergman film adapted for the stage by Jenny Worton. (more...)

stageFARM's THE GINGERBREAD HOUSE Begins Performances 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2009

stageFARM (Carrie Shaltz, Founder/Executive Director and Alex Kilgore, Artistic Director) announced the complete cast for the upcoming World Premiere The Gingerbread House by Mark Schultz, directed by Alex Kilgore. Performances were set to begin Friday, April 11th, but the first few previews were delayed and the production starts this evening Monday April 13th as a visiting production at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater (224 Waverly Place). Opening Night is set for Saturday evening, April 18th at 8 p.m. (more...)

Cleveland Play House Presents IN THE NEXT ROOM, OR THE VIBRATOR PLAY, 4/13-5/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2012

Directed by Laura Kepley, CPH Associate Artistic Director, In the Next Room, or the vibrator play takes place at the dawn of electricity, when a remarkable treatment for "hysterical" men and women is taking place. A funny and touching play about marriage and intimacy, A 2010 Tony Award® Nominee for Best Play and a Pulitzer Prize finalist, In the Next Room, or the vibrator play will begin in the Second Stage at PlayhouseSquare on Friday, April 13 and is intended for mature audiences. Due to popular demand, the run has been extended one week and will now play through Sunday, May 13, 2012. Tickets are available at PlayhouseSquare ticket office by calling 216-241-6000 or online at www.clevelandplayhouse.com. In the Next Room, or the vibrator play is sponsored by Ambiance, and presented with support from Cuyahoga Arts and Culture and the Ohio Arts Council. (more...)

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