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Four Beckett works: Act Without Words I, Act Without Words II, Eh Joe and Rough For Theatre I.

Dan Hoyle's EACH AND EVERY THING to Close at The Marsh, 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

The Marsh announces the newest solo show by award-winning actor/playwright Dan Hoyle, EACH AND EVERY THING, will give its final performance October 4. Originally scheduled to run through July 12 and extended twice, the show was an instant hit with audiences and critics alike, receiving highest accolades from every news outlet. A search for connection in the digital age, the show will take its final bow on October 4, after which Hoyle will return to his home base in New York City, where the show is scheduled to be performed at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater. Developed with Charlie Varon and Maureen Towey, and directed by Charlie Varon, EACH AND EVERY THING will play 8pm Thursdays and Fridays, 5pm Saturdays, and 2pm Sundays at The Marsh San Francisco MainStage Theater. For tickets ($20-$50), the public may visit www.themarsh.org or call 415-282-3055 between 1 - 4pm, Monday through Friday. (more...)

Annie-B Parson and Paul Lazar Join Mikhail Baryshnikov for Hartford Stage's MAN IN A CASE; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2012

Hartford Stage, under the leadership of Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts, today announced the cast of the world premiere stage adaptation of Anton Chekhov's Man in a Case, featuring Mikhail Baryshnikov, on stage from February 21 through March 24. Press night is at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 27. Opening night is at 8 p.m. Friday, March 1. (more...)

A.R.T. to Include BOB, BECKETT SHORTS, et al. in 2011-12 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2011

The American Repertory Theater/Moscow Art Theater Institute for Advanced Theater Training begins the 2011-2012 Season with Oni Faida Lampley's Tough Titty, directed by Benny Sato Ambush, and performed by the Institute Class of 2012. The production runs October 2, 21, 22, and 27 at 7:30pm at the A.R.T.'s Zero Church Street Performance Space, corner of Church Street and Mass. Ave, Harvard Square, Cambridge. (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse Presents Dostoevsky's NOTES FROM UNDERGROUND 9/17-10/17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2010

La Jolla Playhouse presents the Yale Repertory Theatre production of Dostoevsky's Notes from Underground, adapted by Robert Woodruff and Bill Camp, based on a translation by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky, directed by Robert Woodruff, running in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre September 17 - October 17 (media night: Friday, Sept 24 at 8:00 pm). (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre Company Announces Happenings at the Harman Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2012

The Shakespeare Theatre Company announces an enriched 2012-2013 schedule for Happenings at the Harman, a free programming series featuring cross-genre performances by local artists. Interested parties can bring a bag lunch on their midday break to see performances by musicians, dancers, puppeteers and genre-mixers lasting one hour or less Wednesdays at noon in The Forum in Sidney Harman Hall (610 F St. NW). (more...)

Alice Ripley to Star in CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS at New York Theatre Workshop, 11/13-12/30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2012

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director William Russo have announced that tickets are on sale for A Civil War Christmas, written by Paula Vogel and directed by Tina Landau. Performances of this holiday-themed work begin Tuesday, November 13, 2012, at 7pm at NYTW, 79 East 4 Street, between Bowery and Second Avenue. Opening night is scheduled for Tuesday, December 4 at 7pm. A Civil War Christmas is scheduled to run through Sunday, December 30. (more...)

Mikhail Baryshnikov to Be Honored at Hubbard Dance 2014 Spotlight Ball, 5/19
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2013

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, currently presenting Season 36 in Chicago and on tour across the U.S. and abroad, is delighted to announce the company's annual Spotlight Ball at the Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park on Monday, May 19, 2014. (more...)

A.R.T. to Include BOB, BECKETT SHORTS, et al. in 2011-12 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2011

The American Repertory Theater/Moscow Art Theater Institute for Advanced Theater Training begins the 2011-2012 Season with Oni Faida Lampley's Tough Titty, directed by Benny Sato Ambush, and performed by the Institute Class of 2012. The production runs October 2, 21, 22, and 27 at 7:30pm at the A.R.T.'s Zero Church Street Performance Space, corner of Church Street and Mass. Ave, Harvard Square, Cambridge. (more...)

Theatre for a New Audience and Baryshnikov Arts Center Present Fragments
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2011

Following acclaimed performances internationally, Theatre for a New Audience, in association with Baryshnikov Arts Center, will present the New York premiere of C.I.C.T. / Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord's Fragments from the texts by Samuel Beckett for only 29 performances at the Baryshnikov Arts Center, 450 West 37th Street. (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse Closes Dostoevsky's NOTES FROM UNDERGROUND 10/17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2010

La Jolla Playhouse presents the Yale Repertory Theatre production of Dostoevsky's Notes from Underground, adapted by Robert Woodruff and Bill Camp, based on a translation by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky, directed by Robert Woodruff, running in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre September 17 - October 17 (media night: Friday, Sept 24 at 8:00 pm). (more...)

Theatre for a New Audience and Baryshnikov Arts Center Present Fragments
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2011

Following acclaimed performances internationally, Theatre for a New Audience, in association with Baryshnikov Arts Center, will present the New York premiere of C.I.C.T. / Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord's Fragments from the texts by Samuel Beckett for only 29 performances at the Baryshnikov Arts Center, 450 West 37th Street. (more...)

Fragments Adds Additional Performance At Baryshnikov Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2011

Fragments, the acclaimed show from texts by Samuel Beckett directed by Peter Brook and Marie-Hélène Estienne that features Jos Houben, Kathryn Hunter and Marcello Magni, has added a performance due to popular demand Sunday, December 4, at 1:00pm at the Baryshnikov Arts Center, 450 West 37th Street. (more...)

Theatre for a New Audience and Baryshnikov Arts Center Present Fragments
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2011

Following acclaimed performances internationally, Theatre for a New Audience, in association with Baryshnikov Arts Center, will present the New York premiere of C.I.C.T. / Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord's Fragments from the texts by Samuel Beckett for only 29 performances at the Baryshnikov Arts Center, 450 West 37th Street. (more...)

Dan Hoyle to Unveil New Show EACH AND EVERY THING at The Marsh, 5/29
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2014

The Marsh presents the World Premiere of the newest solo show by award-winning actor/playwright Dan Hoyle, EACH AND EVERY THING, a search for connection in the digital age. (more...)

Dan Hoyle Unveils New Show EACH AND EVERY THING at The Marsh Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

The Marsh presents the World Premiere of the newest solo show by award-winning actor/playwright Dan Hoyle, EACH AND EVERY THING, a search for connection in the digital age. (more...)

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Holds Season 36 Spotlight Ball Honoring Mikhail Baryshnikov
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2014

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, one of the world's premier dance organizations, together with event chair Richard L. Rodesand Meg Siegler Callahan, chair of Hubbard Street's board of directors, hosted the Season 36 Spotlight Ball on Monday, May 19 at theFairmont Chicago Millennium Park. (more...)

A.R.T. Institute Presents BECKETT SHORTS, 3/30-4/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2012

The American Repertory Theater/Moscow Art Theater Institute for Advanced Theater Training continues its 2011-2012 Season with Beckett Shorts, directed by Marcus Stern, and performed by the Institute Class of 2012. The production runs March 30, 31, April 5, 6, and 7 at 7:30pm at the Zero Church Performance Space, Church Street on the corner with Mass. Ave., Harvard Square, Cambridge. (more...)

Annie-B Parson and Paul Lazar Join Mikhail Baryshnikov for Hartford Stage's MAN IN A CASE; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2013

Hartford Stage, under the leadership of Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts, today announced the cast of the world premiere stage adaptation of Anton Chekhov's Man in a Case, featuring Mikhail Baryshnikov, on stage from February 21 through March 24. Press night is at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 27. Opening night is at 8 p.m. Friday, March 1. (more...)

Mikhail Baryshnikov Set for Hartford Stage's MAN IN A CASE World Premiere; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2013

Hartford Stage, under the leadership of Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts, presents the world premiere stage adaptation of Anton Chekhov's Man in a Case, featuring Mikhail Baryshnikov, on stage February 21 through March 24. (more...)

Lincoln Center Festival Set for July-August; Full Listings
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 23, 2012

Nigel Redden, Director of Lincoln Center Festival, today announced the Festival's line-up, which runs from July 5 through August 5, 2012. Single tickets go on sale on April 2. Theater offerings include Mikhail Baryshnikov in Dmitry Krymov's staging of a new play, In Paris, as well as Sydney Theatre Company's acclaimed production of Uncle Vanya directed by Tamas Ascher and adapted by Andrew Upton. The stellar cast includes John Bell, Cate Blanchett, Hayley McElhinney, Richard Roxburgh, and Hugo Weaving. (more...)

Mikhail Baryshnikov to Star in Lincoln Center's IN PARIS this Summer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2012

The multi-faceted Mikhail Baryshnikov, who famously left the Soviet Union in 1974, returns to the theater to perform for the first time in his mother tongue in the Dmitry Krymov Laboratory's production of a haunting new play, In Paris, as part of the Lincoln Centre Festival this Summer. (more...)

Mikhail Baryshnikov Takes Center Stage at Northwestern Graduation Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2013

Mikhail Baryshnikov, founder and artistic director of the Baryshnikov Arts Center, critically acclaimed film, television and theater actor and one of the world's greatest ballet dancers, will receive an honorary degree and deliver the main address at Northwestern University's 155th commencement. (more...)

Lincoln Center Festival Kicks Off Tonight, 7/5; Full Listings
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 5, 2012

Nigel Redden, Director of Lincoln Center Festival, announced the Festival's line-up, which runs from tonight, July 5 through August 5, 2012. Theater offerings include Mikhail Baryshnikov in Dmitry Krymov's staging of a new play, In Paris, as well as Sydney Theatre Company's acclaimed production of Uncle Vanya directed by Tamas Ascher and adapted by Andrew Upton. The stellar cast includes John Bell, Cate Blanchett, Hayley McElhinney, Richard Roxburgh, and Hugo Weaving. (more...)

THE MACHINE, MACBETH and More Set for Manchester International Festival, July 2013
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2013

The theatre programme for the Manchester International Festival 2013 has been announced. MIF13 commissions include: The Machine, The Old Woman, Macbeth, The Masque of Anarchy and The Rite of Spring. (more...)

Lyric Stage Company of Boston Presents Moises Kaufman's 33 VARIATIONS, Now thru 2/2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2013

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston presents Moises Kaufman's 33 VARIATIONS, tonight, January 4 - February 2, 2013. (more...)

Mikhail Baryshnikov to Take Center Stage at Northwestern Graduation, 6/21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2013

Mikhail Baryshnikov, founder and artistic director of the Baryshnikov Arts Center, critically acclaimed film, television and theater actor and one of the world's greatest ballet dancers, will receive an honorary degree and deliver the main address at Northwestern University's 155th commencement. (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse Announces 2010/11 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2010

La Jolla Playhouse announced today five of six productions in its 2010/11 subscription season, including the world premiere of Annie Weisman's Surf Report, running June/July in the Mandell Weiss Forum; William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by Playhouse Artistic Director Christopher Ashley and featuring an on-stage orchestra playing the music of Mendelssohn, running July/Aug in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre; the world-premiere musical comedy A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, book by Robert L. Freedman, music by Steven Lutvak, lyrics by Robert L. Freedman and Steven Lutvak, starring Tony Award-winner Jefferson Mays, running Sept/Oct in the Mandell Weiss Theatre; a new adaptation of Dostoevsky's Notes from Underground, adapted by Robert Woodruff and Bill Camp, directed by Robert Woodruff, running late Sept/Oct in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre; and Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer Prize-winning play Ruined, running Nov/Dec in the Mandell Weiss Theatre. The final production of the 2010/11 season - a musical - will be announced shortly. (more...)

Goodman Theatre Announces KRAPP'S LAST TAPE Artists Talk 1/23/2010
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2010

Goodman Theatre is proud to announce the Krapp's Last Tape Artists Talk as part of the new 2010 Series connecting theater audiences with the artists who bring productions to life at the Goodman. (more...)

A.R.T. and MXAT Institute Present THE FLU SEASON, Opening 2/22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2013

The American Repertory Theater/Moscow Art Theater School Institute for Advanced Theater Training continues its 2012-13 Season with Will Eno's The Flu Season, directed by Marcus Stern. The production runs February 22, 23, 27, 28, March 1 and 2 at7:30pm at the Zero Church Street Performance Space, Harvard Square, Cambridge. (more...)

The Public Theater Shifts THE TOTAL BENT Performances to Begin 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2012

The Public Theater announced new February dates today for THE TOTAL BENT by Stew and Heidi Rodewald and directed by Joanna Settle. The shift in dates for this Public Lab production is due to an unforeseen construction-related delay that prevented the show from getting into the theater on the scheduled start date. The Public Theater's building renovation has been underway since fall 2008 and is expected to be completed on time this summer. (more...)

Mikhail Baryshnikov Set for Hartford Stage's MAN IN A CASE World Premiere; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2013

Hartford Stage, under the leadership of Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts, presents the world premiere stage adaptation of Anton Chekhov's Man in a Case, featuring Mikhail Baryshnikov, on stage February 21 through March 24. (more...)

THE MACHINE, MACBETH and More Set for Manchester International Festival, July 2013
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2013

The theatre programme for the Manchester International Festival 2013 has been announced. MIF13 commissions include: The Machine, The Old Woman, Macbeth, The Masque of Anarchy and The Rite of Spring. (more...)

A.R.T. and MXAT Institute Present THE FLU SEASON, Opening Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2013

The American Repertory Theater/Moscow Art Theater School Institute for Advanced Theater Training continues its 2012-13 Season with Will Eno's The Flu Season, directed by Marcus Stern. The production runs tonight, February 22, 23, 27, 28, March 1 and 2 at7:30pm at the Zero Church Street Performance Space, Harvard Square, Cambridge. (more...)

Annie-B Parson and Paul Lazar Join Mikhail Baryshnikov for Hartford Stage's MAN IN A CASE; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2013

Hartford Stage, under the leadership of Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts, today announced the cast of the world premiere stage adaptation of Anton Chekhov's Man in a Case, featuring Mikhail Baryshnikov, on stage from February 21 through March 24. Press night is at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 27. Opening night is at 8 p.m. Friday, March 1. (more...)

Mikhail Baryshnikov Set for Hartford Stage's MAN IN A CASE World Premiere; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2013

Hartford Stage, under the leadership of Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts, today announced the full cast and creative team for the world premiere stage adaptation of Anton Chekhov's Man in a Case, featuring Mikhail Baryshnikov, on stage February 21 through March 24. (more...)

Goodman Theatre Opens Double-bill Of HUGHIE/KRAPP'S LAST TAPE, 2/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2010

Goodman Artistic Director Robert Falls, acclaimed Canadian director Jennifer Tarver and celebrated star Brian Dennehy team up again for a Broadway-bound double bill, Hughie/Krapp's Last Tape; January 16- February 21, 2010 in the Goodman's Albert Ivar Theatre. Tickets are $25 - $83 and go on sale Friday, November 13 at GoodmanTheatre.org. (more...)

The Public Theater Opens THE TOTAL BENT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2012

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Patrick Willingham) will present the world premiere of THE TOTAL BENT, with book and lyrics by Stew and music by Stew and Heidi Rodewald, beginning on Tuesday, February 14. (more...)

Lyric Stage Company of Boston Presents Moises Kaufman's 33 VARIATIONS, 1/4-2/2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2013

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston presents Moises Kaufman's 33 VARIATIONS, January 4 - February 2, 2013. (more...)

Fragments Adds Additional Performance At Baryshnikov Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2011

Fragments, the acclaimed show from texts by Samuel Beckett directed by Peter Brook and Marie-Hélène Estienne that features Jos Houben, Kathryn Hunter and Marcello Magni, has added a performance due to popular demand Sunday, December 4, at 1:00pm at the Baryshnikov Arts Center, 450 West 37th Street. (more...)

Single Tickets On Sale For The Total Bent At The Public
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2011

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Patrick Willingham) will present the world premiere of THE TOTAL BENT, with book and lyrics by Stew and music by Stew and Heidi Rodewald, beginning on Tuesday, February 14. (more...)

Lyric Stage Company of Boston Presents Moises Kaufman's 33 VARIATIONS, 1/4-2/2
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2012

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston presents Moises Kaufman's 33 VARIATIONS, January 4 - February 2, 2013. (more...)

Theatre for a New Audience's Season To Feature Five Works
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2011

Theatre for a New Audience's 32nd season features boldly diverse plays by William Shakespeare, Samuel Beckett, John Ford and a joyful klezmer musical adapted by Robert Brustein from the stories of Nobel-winning Isaac Bashevis Singer. (more...)

Jacob's Pillow Presents Jodi Melnick and David Neumann, 8/10-14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2011

Two highly respected contemporary artists and choreographers, Jodi Melnick and David Neumann, come together for the first time in an exclusive mixed bill engagement at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, August 10-14 in the Doris Duke Theatre. In her Pillow debut performance, two-time Bessie Award-winner Jodi Melnick presents Fanfare, a sophisticated dance of rhythm and gesture set against a kaleidoscope of light and sculpture designed by visual artist Burt Barr. Neumann and his company, Advanced Beginner Group, also take the stage with signature wry humor and creativity in Hit the Deck and Tough the Tough. This exclusive program also includes the world premiere duet, July, commissioned by Jacob's Pillow, and choreographed and performed by these two original artists. (more...)

Mikhail Baryshnikov to Star in Lincoln Center's IN PARIS this Summer
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2012

The multi-faceted Mikhail Baryshnikov, who famously left the Soviet Union in 1974, returns to the theater to perform for the first time in his mother tongue in the Dmitry Krymov Laboratory's production of a haunting new play, In Paris, as part of the Lincoln Centre Festival this Summer. (more...)

Lincoln Center Festival Set for July-August; Full Listings
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2012

Nigel Redden, Director of Lincoln Center Festival, today announced the Festival's line-up, which runs from July 5 through August 5, 2012. Single tickets go on sale on April 2. Theater offerings include Mikhail Baryshnikov in Dmitry Krymov's staging of a new play, In Paris, as well as Sydney Theatre Company's acclaimed production of Uncle Vanya directed by Tamas Ascher and adapted by Andrew Upton. The stellar cast includes John Bell, Cate Blanchett, Hayley McElhinney, Richard Roxburgh, and Hugo Weaving. (more...)

Theatre for a New Audience's Season To Feature Five Works
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2011

Theatre for a New Audience's 32nd season features boldly diverse plays by William Shakespeare, Samuel Beckett, John Ford and a joyful klezmer musical adapted by Robert Brustein from the stories of Nobel-winning Isaac Bashevis Singer. (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse Presents Dostoevsky's NOTES FROM UNDERGROUND 9/17-10/17
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2010

La Jolla Playhouse presents the Yale Repertory Theatre production of Dostoevsky's Notes from Underground, adapted by Robert Woodruff and Bill Camp, based on a translation by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky, directed by Robert Woodruff, running in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre September 17 - October 17 (media night: Friday, Sept 24 at 8:00 pm). (more...)

Mikhail Baryshnikov Stars in Lincoln Center's IN PARIS, Now thru 8/5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2012

The multi-faceted Mikhail Baryshnikov, who famously left the Soviet Union in 1974, returns to the theater to perform for the first time in his mother tongue in the Dmitry Krymov Laboratory's production of a haunting new play, In Paris, as part of the Lincoln Centre Festival this Summer. (more...)

FRAGMENTS, KAFKA'S MONKEY, and More Featured in Theatre for a New Audience's 2013 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2012

Founded in 1979 by its artistic director Jeffrey Horowitz, Theatre for a New Audience is a modern classical theatre that produces Shakespeare alongside other major authors in a dialogue that spans centuries. Its 33rd season, the last before moving to its first home adjacent to BAM in the new Downtown Brooklyn Cultural District, features boldly diverse works from William Shakespeare, Franz Kafka in a theatrical adaptation by Colin Teevan, Samuel Beckett and Wallace Shawn. In a co-production with The Public Theater, Mr. Shawn's plays will be part of The Wallace Shaw-Andre Gregory Project. (more...)

A.R.T. Institute Presents BECKETT SHORTS, 3/30-4/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2012

The American Repertory Theater/Moscow Art Theater Institute for Advanced Theater Training continues its 2011-2012 Season with Beckett Shorts, directed by Marcus Stern, and performed by the Institute Class of 2012. The production runs March 30, 31, April 5, 6, and 7 at 7:30pm at the Zero Church Performance Space, Church Street on the corner with Mass. Ave., Harvard Square, Cambridge. (more...)

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