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Parson's Nose Theater Sets 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2015

Parson's Nose Theater, led by Artistic Director Lance Davis, announces its 16th anniversary season of classic theater in Southern California. (more...)

Photo Flash: Alison Fraser and Robert Cuccioli Take Part in Project Shaw Double Bill
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Gingold Theatrical Group's Project Shaw, under the leadership of Artistic Director David Staller, continued its 11th Season with its 116th concert presentation: a double bill featuring Harley Granville-Barker's Farewell to the Theatre and George Bernard Shaw's Interlude at the Playhouse on September 19 at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre. BroadwayWorld has photos below! (more...)

Jeff McCarthy, Cady Huffman, Ed Dixon, Charlotte Rae Go ON THE ROCKS with GTG/Project Shaw October 24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

?Gingold Theatrical Group's Project Shaw, under the leadership of Artistic Director David Staller, continues its 11th Season when it presents its 117th concert presentation with George Bernard Shaw's On The Rocks on Monday, October 24 at 7pm, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). (more...)

Parson's Nose to Open 16th Season with ANDROCLES AND THE LION
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2015

Parson's Nose Theater (PNT), the acclaimed classical comedic theater company, begins its 16th Season with Androcles and the Lion, opening Saturday, October 31st. This is Shaw's whimsical retelling of Aesop's fable, adapted by Artistic Director Lance Davis. (more...)

Project Shaw to Celebrate Women's Rights in 'WOMEN TAKE THE STAGE'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

Gingold Theatrical Group/Project Shaw, under the leadership of Artistic Director David Staller, in conjunction with the NYPL presents Women Take the Stage: George Bernard Shaw and Women's Rights, a free event on Monday, November 7 at 6:00pm at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter Auditorium (111 Amsterdam Avenue at 65th Street). (more...)

Martha Plimpton, Reg Rogers and Bobby Steggert Headline J.M. Barrie's 'Alice Sit-By-The-Fire' for GTG/Project Shaw
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Gingold Theatrical Group's Project Shaw, under the leadership of Artistic Director David Staller, continues its 11th Season when it presents its 118th concert presentation with J.M. Barrie's Alice Sit-By-The-Fire on Monday, November 21 at 7pm, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). (more...)

ANDROCLES AND THE LION Opens at Parson's Nose This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2015

The Cast features Barry Gordon as Androcles and Ian Sproul as The Lion. Completing the cast are company members Jill Rogosheske as Meghaera, Marisa Chandler as Lavinia, James Calvert as Captain, Paul Perri as Ferrovius, John Harnagel as Caesar, and Lance Davis as Centurion. The design team includes sound and lighting design by Angie Vaughn, costume design by Holly Willaume, and set design by Jen Orsini. (more...)

California Theatre Center's ANDROCLES AND THE LION Opens Today at Harris Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2014

Chortle at this refreshing treatment of this popular Aesop's fable, written in the style of Italian Commedia dell'Arte by the award-winning playwright and author Aurand Harris as the nationally-recognized California Theatre Center returns to Harris Center for the first of its four performances this season. This zany comedy with its delightful songs glows with the warmth of friendship, using authentic staging and stock characters of Commedia plus an endearing Lion for a truly colorful theatrical experience. Suggested for grades K-5 (more...)

California Theatre Center's ANDROCLES AND THE LION to Play Harris Center, 10/25
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

Chortle at this refreshing treatment of this popular Aesop's fable, written in the style of Italian Commedia dell'Arte by the award-winning playwright and author Aurand Harris as the nationally-recognized California Theatre Center returns to Harris Center for the first of its four performances this season. This zany comedy with its delightful songs glows with the warmth of friendship, using authentic staging and stock characters of Commedia plus an endearing Lion for a truly colorful theatrical experience. Suggested for grades K-5 (more...)

GTG's Project Shaw to Celebrate Women with MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION and More in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Gingold Theatrical Group's Project Shaw, under the leadership of Founding Artistic Director David Staller, announces its 2017 Season to be presented at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). (more...)

Casting Announced for Southwark Playhouse's Epic Samurai Family Show Usagi Yojimbo
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

Jonathan Raggett (CBBC's Woolfblood, Luc Besson's The Lady) makes his stage debut in the title role of Usagi Yojimbo starring alongside Haruka Kuroda (presenter of CBBC's Officially Amazing) (more...)

'GOLDEN DAYS', ANDROCLES AND THE LION and More Set for GTG/Project Shaw's 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2015

Gingold Theatrical Group's Project Shaw, under the leadership of Artistic Director David Staller, announces its 2016 Season to be presented at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). (more...)

Shaw Festival's A.D. Tim Carroll Announces Casting for 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

The Shaw Festival proudly announces casting for Artistic Director Tim Carroll's first season. The Shaw's 2017 ensemble is a mix of new faces and Festival favourites - each actor ready to entertain and excite audiences in this season's 11 productions. (more...)

Cleveland Play House to Present A CHRISTMAS CAROL, 11/28-12/21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2014

You haven't seen A Christmas Story until you've seen it live on stage at Cleveland Play House! This hilarious comedy based on the short stories of author Jean Shepherd has been delighting TV audiences for over 30 years. But instead of waiting for the 24-hour TV marathon to start, why not experience the magic of the holiday season live on stage with your loved ones at the Allen Theatre? Cleveland Play House's exuberant production of this beloved holiday classic will have you in stitches as you follow the trials and tribulations of little Ralphie Parker in his quest for the "holy grail" of Christmas gifts. With so many memorable moments and iconic images, it's no wonder that an illuminated leg lamp and pink bunny suit have become synonymous with the holiday season! Experience the magic for yourself November 28 - December 21 in the Allen Theatre at PlayhouseSquare. (more...)

Cleveland Play House to Present A CHRISTMAS CAROL, 11/28-12/21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2014

You haven't seen A Christmas Story until you've seen it live on stage at Cleveland Play House! This hilarious comedy based on the short stories of author Jean Shepherd has been delighting TV audiences for over 30 years. But instead of waiting for the 24-hour TV marathon to start, why not experience the magic of the holiday season live on stage with your loved ones at the Allen Theatre? Cleveland Play House's exuberant production of this beloved holiday classic will have you in stitches as you follow the trials and tribulations of little Ralphie Parker in his quest for the "holy grail" of Christmas gifts. With so many memorable moments and iconic images, it's no wonder that an illuminated leg lamp and pink bunny suit have become synonymous with the holiday season! Experience the magic for yourself November 28 - December 21 in the Allen Theatre at PlayhouseSquare. (more...)

James Monroe Iglehart & More Set for GTG/Project Shaw's THE SHEWING-UP OF BLANCO POSNET, 12/21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

Gingold Theatrical Group's Project Shaw, under the leadership of Artistic Director David Staller, presents its 109th concert presentation with Shaw's cowboy play about the old American West, The Shewing-Up of Blanco Posnet on Monday, December 21 at 7pm, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). (more...)

Seth Rudetsky, Nikki M. James, L. Steven Taylor Headline Gingold Theatrical Group's Project Shaw ANDROCLES AND THE LION
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Gingold Theatrical Group's Project Shaw, under the leadership of Artistic Director David Staller, concludes its 11th Season when it presents its 119th concert presentation with Shaw's Androcles and the Lion on Monday, December 19 at 7pm, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). (more...)

Seth Rudetsky, Nikki M. James, L. Steven Taylor to Headline GTG/Project Shaw's ANDROCLES AND THE LION
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Gingold Theatrical Group's Project Shaw, under the leadership of Artistic Director David Staller, concludes its 11th Season when it presents its 119th concert presentation with Shaw's Androcles and the Lion on Monday, December 19 at 7pm, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). (more...)

A CHRISTMAS STORY to Return to Cleveland Play House for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

The most popular show in Cleveland Play House history is back just in time for the holidays! A Christmas Story will once again delight Cleveland audiences with its nostalgic tale of little Ralphie Parker and his ultimate Christmas wish. (more...)

Project Shaw Presents GENEVA at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre
by Marianka Swain - May 26, 2016

Gingold Theatrical Group's PROJECT SHAW, under the leadership of Artistic Director David Staller, continues its 11th Season when it presents its 114th concert presentation with George Bernard Shaw's GENEVA on Monday, June 20 at 7pm, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). (more...)

Karen Ziemba, Ed Dixon & More Set for Upcoming GTG/Project Shaw Readings
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

Gingold Theatrical Group's Project Shaw, under the leadership of Artistic Director David Staller, continues its 11th Season when it presents its 112th concert presentation with two one act comedies by Shaw, The Fascinating Foundling and Augustus Does His Bit on Monday, April 25 at 7pm, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). (more...)

Gingold Theatrical Group to Host SHAW NEW YORK SYMPOSIUM Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2016

Gingold Theatrical Group's SHAW NEW YORK FESTIVAL, under the leadership of Artistic Director David Staller, hosts a SHAW NEW YORK SYMPOSIUM  on Monday, March 14 from 6-8pm, at the Bruno Walter Auditorium, New York Public Library (111 Amsterdam Avenue). The event is free but reservations are required and may be made by contacting the Library website (http://www.nypl.org/events/programs/2016/03/14/gingold-theatrical-group%E2%80%99s-annual-shaw-symposium) or GTG. (more...)

Michael Cumpsty, Melissa Errico, Jim Brochu, Tony Sheldon, Jackie Hoffman and More Join Project Shaw's APPLE CART
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

Gingold Theatrical Group's Project Shaw, under the leadership of Artistic Director David Staller, continues its 11th Season when it presents its 115th concert presentation with George Bernard Shaw's The Apple Cart on Monday, July 25 at 7pm, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Lauren Molina, Rory O'Malley & More Star in Project Shaw's GENEVA
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jun 21, 2016

Gingold Theatrical Group's PROJECT SHAW, under the leadership of Artistic Director David Staller, continued its 11th Season with George Bernard Shaw's GENEVA. Written and first produced in 1938, Geneva is a wildly satirical political comedy. In it, a German Jew arrives in Geneva demanding a summit meeting designed to contain the increasingly dangerous behavior of three dictators, Herr Battler, Signor Bombardone, and General Flanco (parodies of Hitler, Mussolini and Franco). The three are brought before the International Criminal Court of the League of Nations to justify their atrocities. (more...)

BWW CD Reviews: Masterworks Broadway's ANDROCLES AND THE LION (Original Television Cast Recording) is Ebullient and Glee Inducing
by David Clarke - Jun 11, 2014

I had never heard of the television musical Androcles and the Lion until Masterworks Broadway announced they'd be releasing the cast recording. NBC originally aired the broadcast on November 16, 1967, and it was met with mixed reviews. Shortly thereafter, the show vanished. Now, with Masterworks Broadway recent release, this entirely forgotten gem is seeing the light of day again. (more...)

Sign Up for UCPAC Kids' Summer Theatre Camp, 8/25-29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2014

Registration is open for the 2014 Summer Theatre Camp running Aug. 25-29 at Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway. (more...)

Registration for UCPAC Youth Theatre Camp Now Open
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Registration is open for the 2014 Summer Theatre Camp running Aug. 25-29 at Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway. (more...)

16th Street Theater Extends EM Lewis' THE GUN SHOW Through 8/9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

16th Street Theater announced the one week extension of EM Lewis' THE GUN SHOW directed by Kevin Christopher Fox now thru August 9 at North Berwyn Park District's 16th Street Theater, 6420 16th Street in Berwyn. Artistic Associate and actor Juan Francisco Villa turns the spotlight on Lewis' relationship with guns as he shares true stories from the playwright's personal experiences with firearms -- from a farming community in rural Oregon to Los Angeles and New York City. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 1/9/2016
by - Jan 9, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 1/9/2016. (more...)

Theatre Now New York to Open Raw Reading Series with SPEAK OF THE DEVIL, 2/8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

SPEAK OF THE DEVIL, a play about the 'Great Agnostic' Robert Ingersoll will be presented on Sunday, February 8, 2015. (more...)

Alison Fraser, Robert Petkoff & More Set for GTG/Project Shaw's THE MAN OF DESTINY, 2/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

Gingold Theatrical Group's Project Shaw, under the leadership of Artistic Director David Staller, continues its 11th Season when it presents its 111th concert presentation with Shaw's comedy, The Man of Destiny on Monday, February 15 at 7pm, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). (more...)

Marc Kudisch Leads GTG/Project Shaw's IN GOOD KING CHARLES'S GOLDEN DAYS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

Gingold Theatrical Group's Project Shaw, under the leadership of Artistic Director David Staller, kicks off its 11th Season when it presents its 110th concert presentation with Shaw's comedy, IN GOOD KING CHARLES'S GOLDEN DAYS tonight, January 11 at 7pm, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). (more...)

Shaw Festival Welcomes Peter Jewett as New Chair of the Board of Governors
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

At the Annual General Meeting earlier today, Andrew M. Pringle fulfilled his duties as the Shaw Festival's Chair of the Board of Governors. During his remarks, Mr. Pringle passed the torch to Chair Designate Peter Jewett and announced new Board members Ian Joseph, Kevin Patterson and Julian Rance. (more...)

Shaw Festival Celebrates Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell, 2016 Financial Results
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

At the Annual General Meeting held earlier today, executives of the Shaw Festival announced the financial results of the 2016 season while celebrating Jackie Maxwell's final year as artistic director. (more...)

Theatre Now New York's RAW Reading Series to Continue with SPEAK OF THE DEVIL, 2/8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2015

RAW Readings presented by Theatre Now New York are FREE. New York, New York - Theatre Now New York, in association with Sari Weisman, will open its Raw Reading Series with a FREE reading of SPEAK OF THE DEVIL by Richard F. Stockton, revised by Marsha Lee Sheiness, and directed by Robert Kalfin, Sunday, February 8, 2015 at 3:00PM at 520 8th Avenue, 3rd floor, in Manhattan. A wine and cheese reception with the artists will follow. (more...)

Alison Fraser, Robert Petkoff & More Set for GTG/Project Shaw's THE MAN OF DESTINY Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2016

Gingold Theatrical Group's Project Shaw, under the leadership of Artistic Director David Staller, continues its 11th Season when it presents its 111th concert presentation with Shaw's comedy, THE MAN OF DESTINY tonight, February 15 at 7pm, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). (more...)

Photo Coverage: James Monroe Iglehart & More Star in Project Shaw's THE SHEWING-UP OF BLANCO POSNET
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 22, 2015

Gingold Theatrical Group's Project Shaw, under the leadership of Artistic Director David Staller, just presented its 109th concert presentation with Shaw's cowboy play about the old American West, The Shewing-Up of Blanco Posnet tonight, December 21 at 7pm, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). Check out photos from the special night below! (more...)

James Monroe Iglehart & More Set for GTG/Project Shaw's THE SHEWING-UP OF BLANCO POSNET Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2015

Gingold Theatrical Group's Project Shaw, under the leadership of Artistic Director David Staller, presents its 109th concert presentation with Shaw's cowboy play about the old American West, The Shewing-Up of Blanco Posnet tonight, December 21 at 7pm, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Christine Pedi, Seth Rudetsky & More Join Project Shaw for ANDROCLES AND THE LION
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 20, 2016

Gingold Theatrical Group's Project Shaw, under the leadership of Artistic Director David Staller, concluded its 11th Season when it presented its 119th concert presentation with Shaw's Androcles and the Lion, last night at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). (more...)

Marc Kudisch to Lead GTG/Project Shaw's IN GOOD KING CHARLES'S GOLDEN DAYS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2015

Gingold Theatrical Group's Project Shaw, under the leadership of Artistic Director David Staller, kicks off its 11th Season when it presents its 110th concert presentation with Shaw's comedy, In Good King Charles's Golden Days on Monday, January 11 at 7pm, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 12/17/2016
by - Dec 17, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 12/17/2016. (more...)

Alison Fraser and Robert Cuccioli to Headline FAREWELL TO THEATRE and INTERLUDE AT THE PLAYHOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Gingold Theatrical Group's Project Shaw, under the leadership of Artistic Director David Staller, continues its 11th Season when it presents its 116th concert presentation with a double bill featuring Harley Granville-Barker's Farewell to the Theatre and George Bernard Shaw's Interlude at the Playhouse on Monday, September 19 at 7pm, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). (more...)

SAINT JOAN, AN OCTOROON and More Slated for Shaw Festival's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

The Shaw Festival is pleased to announce the playbill and directors list for the 2017 season; the company's 56th and the first led by Artistic Director Designate Tim Carroll. (more...)

Masterworks Broadway to Release Jones & Cassidy's MARRIAGE TYPE LOVE, ANDROCLES AND THE LION & Album by Ed Arnes in Coming Months
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

Masterworks Broadway springs forward with the release of three unexpected album from the vault previously unavailable on CD – Marriage Type Love by Shirley Jones & Jack Cassidy (April 15), Androcles and the Lion (May 13), Ed Ames: Opening Night / More I Cannot Wish You (June 17). (more...)

THE MADNESS OF GEORGE III to Bring Barmy Politics to Shaw Festival Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Equal parts political comedy and biographical drama, Alan Bennett's The Madness of George III explores the dangerous consequences when a king who loses control of his body, words and mind in the midst of his rule. The Madness of George III debuts at The Shaw's Royal George Theatre on April 11. (more...)

BWW Preview: 2017 Season is About to Raise the Curtain at the Shaw Festival
by Roy Berko - Apr 5, 2017

Those nice people from the North who are getting ready to create great theater are beaconing people from CLE to be their guests. (more...)

Musical Comedy ME AND MY GIRL to Launch Tim Carroll's First Shaw Festival Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

The delightful musical-comedy Me and My Girl launches Tim Carroll's first season as the Shaw Festival's artistic director. (more...)

Harris Yulin and Sheria Irving to Lead Project Shaw's CAESAR AND CLEOPATRA This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

Gingold Theatrical Group's PROJECT SHAW, under the leadership of Artistic Director David Staller, continues its 11th Season when it presents its 113th concert presentation with George Bernard Shaw's CAESAR AND CLEOPATRA on Monday, May 23 at 7pm, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering Anne Jackson
by Walter McBride - Apr 14, 2016

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Anne Jackson, who was nominated for a Tony in 1956 for MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT and who enjoyed a long career with her husband, Eli Wallach, died Tuesday, April 12, in Manhattan. She was 90. (more...)

Tony Nominee Anne Jackson, Wife of Eli Wallach, Dies at 90
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Anne Jackson, who was nominated for a Tony in 1956 for MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT and who enjoyed a long career with her husband, Eli Wallach, died Tuesday, April 12, in Manhattan. She was 90. (more...)

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