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PFP to Stage Jeff Talbott's THE SUBMISSION, 10/12-11/25PFP to Stage Jeff Talbott's THE SUBMISSION, 10/12-11/25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

Pride Films and Plays will follow up its sold-out Jeff Recommended run of Terrence McNally's Some Men with the Chicago premiere of The Submission by Jeff Talbott, winner of the 2011 Laurent's/Hatcher Award and the Outer Circle's John Gassner Award for Best New Play in 2012. The dynamic new work runs October 12 through November 25 at the Apollo Studio Theatre, 2540 N. Lincoln. (more...)

Dana Ivey, Cynthia Harris and More Set for TACT's KILLING OF SISTER GEORGE Talk Back SeriesDana Ivey, Cynthia Harris and More Set for TACT's KILLING OF SISTER GEORGE Talk Back Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

TACT/The Actors Company Theatre, the critically-acclaimed company that 'reveals, reclaims and reimagines great plays of literary merit,' and named '2012 Company of the Year' by Terry Teachout of The Wall Street Journal, has announced a series of post performance discussions to follow select performances of its production of The Killing of Sister George by Frank Marcus. (more...)

TACT'S THE KILLING OF SISTER GEORGE Revival Begins Tonight Off-BroadwayTACT'S THE KILLING OF SISTER GEORGE Revival Begins Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

TACT/The Actors Company Theatre, the critically-acclaimed and Drama Desk nominated Off-Broadway company 'dedicated to presenting neglected or rarely produced plays of literary merit,' presents the first New York revival in 30 years of The Killing of Sister George, the controversial 1964 play by Frank Marcus. The first production of the company's 22nd Season will be directed by TACT Company Member Drew Barr, who directed the company's Fall 2012 production of Brian Friel's Lovers. Performances begin at Theatre Row's Beckett Theatre (410 West 42nd Street - between 9th & 10th Avenues) tonight, September 23, 2014. Opening night is set for Tuesday, October 7 at 7:30pm. Performances will continue through November 1, 2014. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Stage West's MARITAL RELATIONSPhoto Flash: First Look at Stage West's MARITAL RELATIONS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2014

Four couples, one anniversary dinner, and a housewarming party. What could go wrong? Well, since it's from the mind of Britcom master Alan Ayckbourn, everything could, and the whole evening begins to unravel, quickly and hilariously, in Bedroom Farce, beginning a 5-week run at Stage West on Thursday, October 16. Check out photos below! (more...)

VISITORS to Play Bush Theatre, Nov. 26VISITORS to Play Bush Theatre, Nov. 26
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

Direct from a national tour and a sell-out run at the Arcola Theatre, Barney Norris's hugely successful play VISITORS comes to the Bush for a 7 week run starting 26 November 2014, with a cast including two Bush Theatre alumni: the award-winning Linda Bassett and celebrated actor Robin Soans. Simon Muller and Eleanor Wyld also return to complete this full, original cast. (more...)

Gallery Players' PROOF to Open 10/25Gallery Players' PROOF to Open 10/25
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

The Gallery Players 48th season continues and offers up Proof by David Auburn, the 2001 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, and the Tony Award winner for Best Play. This beautiful and haunting story explores a woman dealing with her brilliant but mentally unstable father's death and how much madness and / or genius she will inherit. Proof is directed by Gallery veteran Mark Gallagher (Equus, The History Boys), and features the talents of Justine Campbell-Elliott, John Blaylock*, Bonnie Wickeraad* and David Gazzo. Proof will open on Saturday October 25, 2014 at 8pm and run through November 9, 2014. (*member of Actor's Equity Association) (more...)

FAILURE: A LOVE STORY Receives West Coast Premiere at MTC, 6/5-29FAILURE: A LOVE STORY Receives West Coast Premiere at MTC, 6/5-29
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2014

To close its 47th Season, Marin Theatre Company will produce the West Coast premiere of Failure: A Love Story by the 'hugely talented Chicago writer' (Chicago Tribune) Philip Dawkins. Directed by MTC's artistic director Jasson Minadakis, this 'enchanted and enchanting' play about love and loss will feature five actors playing multiple characters, using puppets and playing live music both original (by MTC's frequent collaborator Chris Houston, a Berkeley-based composer and musician) and from the era of the play - 1920s Chicago. (more...)

Ridgefield Playhouse to Screen KING LEAR & A A SMALL FAMILY BUSINESS Live in HD, 5/22 & 6/11Ridgefield Playhouse to Screen KING LEAR & A A SMALL FAMILY BUSINESS Live in HD, 5/22 & 6/11
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

King Lear comes to The Ridgefield Playhouse Live in HD on Thursday, May 22, followed by A Small Family Business on Wednesday, June 11, Live in HD from National Theatre. (more...)

The Capitol Theatre to Present MEMPHIS, 5/27-6/1The Capitol Theatre to Present MEMPHIS, 5/27-6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2014

Memphis, the 2010 Tony Award Winner for Best Musical, opens at the Capitol Theatre on Tuesday, May 27 for a limited engagement! (more...)

BWW Reviews: The AMOROUS AMBASSADOR Keeps Audience LaughingBWW Reviews: The AMOROUS AMBASSADOR Keeps Audience Laughing
by Jimmy Ferraro - May 5, 2014

The Carrollwood Players production of 'The AMOROUS AMBASSADOR' keeps the audience laughing. And so if you like a fun-filled 'Bedroom Farce', Go See 'The AMOROUS AMBASSADOR' and see for yourself what all the laughter is about! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at MEMPHIS, Coming to the Capitol Theatre TonightPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at MEMPHIS, Coming to the Capitol Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

MEMPHIS, the 2010 Tony Award Winner for Best Musical, opens at the Capitol Theatre tonight, May 27 for a limited engagement. Get a sneak peek at the cast in action below! (more...)

The Capitol Theatre to Present MEMPHIS, 5/27-6/1The Capitol Theatre to Present MEMPHIS, 5/27-6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2014

Memphis, the 2010 Tony Award Winner for Best Musical, opens at the Capitol Theatre today, May 27 for a limited engagement! (more...)

A SMALL FAMILY BUSINESS to Be Screened at Ridgefield Playhouse, 6/25A SMALL FAMILY BUSINESS to Be Screened at Ridgefield Playhouse, 6/25
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

Award-winning playwright Alan Ayckbourn's A Small Family Business will delight when it is seen Live in HD from London's National Theatre on Wednesday, June 25, at 6 p.m. at The Ridgefield Playhouse. (more...)

MEMPHIS National Tour Coming to Harris Center This WeekendMEMPHIS National Tour Coming to Harris Center This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

Critically acclaimed MEMPHIS won four 2010 Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Original Score (David Bryan and Joe DiPietro); four Drama Desk Awards including Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Music (David Bryan) and four Outer Critic Circle Awards including Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Score (David Bryan & Joe DiPietro) and Outstanding Choreography (Sergio Trujillo). Now this multi-award winning production is making a limited stop at Harris Center for the Arts. (more...)

Birmingham Repertory Theatre to Present WOMAN IN MIND, 13-28 JuneBirmingham Repertory Theatre to Present WOMAN IN MIND, 13-28 June
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

Birmingham Repertory Theatre and Dundee Rep Ensemble present Woman In Mind by Alan Ayckbourn, and directed by Marilyn Imrie. Performances run Friday 13 to Saturday 28 June. Press Night: Tuesday 17 June, 7pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at MEMPHIS, Coming to the Capitol TheatrePhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at MEMPHIS, Coming to the Capitol Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

MEMPHIS, the 2010 Tony Award Winner for Best Musical, opens at the Capitol Theatre on Tuesday, May 27 for a limited engagement. Get a sneak peek at the cast in action below! (more...)

Jeffrey Bean, Melissa Pritchett and More Set for Alley Theatre's COMMUNICATING DOORS; Cast & Creative Team Announced!Jeffrey Bean, Melissa Pritchett and More Set for Alley Theatre's COMMUNICATING DOORS; Cast & Creative Team Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2014

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for Alan Ayckbourn's science fiction comedy Communicating Doors. Eleven plays penned by Alan Ayckbourn have been produced by the Alley, including the American premiere of Henceforward, directed by Ayckbourn, in 1987 and House & Garden in 2002. Alan Ayckbourn has been inducted into the American Theatre's Hall of Fame, received the 2010 Critics' Circle Award for Services to the Arts, became the first British playwright to receive both Olivier and Tony Special Lifetime Achievement Awards and was knighted in 1997 for services to the theatre. (more...)

AYCKBOURN AT 75: A THEATICAL BIRTHDAY PARTY Presented at Black River Playhouse, 4/12AYCKBOURN AT 75: A THEATICAL BIRTHDAY PARTY Presented at Black River Playhouse, 4/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

On April 12, 2014, Sir Alan Ayckbourn, one of the most produced playwrights in the English language, celebrates his 75th birthday. To mark the event, some of his most loyal New Jersey-based theater artists are presenting AYCKBOURN AT 75: A THEATICAL BIRTHDAY PARTY. The show will trace his remarkable life and career featuring excerpts from such plays as THE NORMAN CONQUESTS, ABSURD PERSON SINGULAR and Bedroom Farce as well as songs from BY JEEVES, a collaboration between Ayckbourn and Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber. With special permission from Sir Alan, the show will also feature a scene from Ayckbourn's very first play, THE SQUARE CAT, which is unpublished and unavailable for performance. The 1959 comedy has never been seen in the USA and hasn't been performed in more than 50 years. The entire evening is written and directed by Michael T. Mooney, who studied theatre-in-the-round with Ayckbourn at the Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough, England. Mooney has directed ten of the author's plays in the Garden State, including four American premieres. (more...)

John Lithgow to Headline Long Wharf Theatre's 2014 Gala, 6/6John Lithgow to Headline Long Wharf Theatre's 2014 Gala, 6/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

Tony, Emmy and Golden Globe Award Winner John Lithgow brings his critically acclaimed show, Stories by Heart to celebrate the Long Wharf Theatre 2014 Gala, taking place on Friday, June 6. (more...)

'A Little Piece of a Great Big Soul' Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's OF MICE AND MEN, Beginning Tomorrow!'A Little Piece of a Great Big Soul' Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's OF MICE AND MEN, Beginning Tomorrow!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 18, 2014

Directed by Tony Award-winner Anna D. Shapiro, the new Broadway production of Of Mice and Men begins performances tomorrow, Wednesday, March 19, 2014 and will officially open on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the full company, plus watch interviews with the cast and get a sneak peek at the play below! (more...)

MEMPHIS National Tour Plays Saenger Theatre, Now thru 3/16MEMPHIS National Tour Plays Saenger Theatre, Now thru 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

MEMPHIS, the 2010 Tony Award Winner for Best Musical, opens at the Saenger Theatre today, March 11 - 16, for a limited engagement! (more...)

Amphibian Stage Productions Adds National Theatre Live ScreeningsAmphibian Stage Productions Adds National Theatre Live Screenings
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

Amphibian Stage Productions today announced additional National Theatre Live screenings for 2014, presented in association with the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. Productions of King Lear, an encore screening of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and A Small Family Business, broadcast from London, will follow the previously announced screenings of Coriolanus and War Horse in the fifth season of this critically acclaimed series. (more...)

Northwestern Theatre Schedule for Summer 2014Northwestern Theatre Schedule for Summer 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

A hilarious musical adaptation of a Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera, a return engagement of a popular Imagine U family production and a National Theatre Live broadcast of a classic Shakespeare tragedy are highlights of Northwestern University's SummerStage 2014 season. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Birmingham Repertory Theatre's WOMAN IN MIND, Opening TonightPhoto Flash: First Look at Birmingham Repertory Theatre's WOMAN IN MIND, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

Birmingham Repertory Theatre and Dundee Rep Ensemble present Woman In Mind by Alan Ayckbourn, and directed by Marilyn Imrie. The production runs through Saturday 28 June, and officially opens tonight, Tuesday 17 June, 7pm. Check out a first look below! (more...)

A SMALL FAMILY BUSINESS Returns to NT, 8/3A SMALL FAMILY BUSINESS Returns to NT, 8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

A riotous exposure of entrepreneurial greed by Olivier Award-winning playwright Alan Ayckbourn (Bedroom Farce, A Chorus of Disapproval). A Small Family Business returns to the National Theatre for the first time since its celebrated premiere in 1987, when it won the Evening Standard Award for Best Play. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Laughs Come Easy in DON'T DRESS FOR DINNER at Circle TheatreBWW Reviews: Laughs Come Easy in DON'T DRESS FOR DINNER at Circle Theatre
by Cassandra Sandros - Jun 12, 2014

In Don't Dress for Dinner, Circle Theatre of Grand Rapids has created an entertaining, well-crafted Bedroom Farce featuring brilliant physical comedy and a whirlwind of action that keeps the audience on the edge of their seat from start to finish. (more...)

Birmingham Repertory Theatre Opens WOMAN IN MIND Tomorrow, June 13-28Birmingham Repertory Theatre Opens WOMAN IN MIND Tomorrow, June 13-28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

Birmingham Repertory Theatre and Dundee Rep Ensemble present Woman In Mind by Alan Ayckbourn, and directed by Marilyn Imrie. The production opens tomorrow June 13 and runs through Saturday 28 June. Press Night: Tuesday 17 June, 7pm. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse to Stage THINGS WE DO FOR LOVE, 8/19-9/7Westport Country Playhouse to Stage THINGS WE DO FOR LOVE, 8/19-9/7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Westport Country Playhouse will stage Alan Ayckbourn's romantic comedy, "Things We Do for Love," Tuesday, August 19 through Sunday, September 7, directed by Tony Award nominee John Tillinger, a veteran director of many Ayckbourn plays on Broadway and at the Playhouse. (more...)

TACT's 2014-15 Season to Feature THE KILLING OF SISTER GEORGE & ABUNDANCETACT's 2014-15 Season to Feature THE KILLING OF SISTER GEORGE & ABUNDANCE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

TACT/The Actors Company Theatre has announced its 2014/2015 Season, the company's 22nd. The critically-acclaimed and Drama Desk nominated Off-Broadway company "dedicated to presenting neglected or rarely produced plays of literary merit," will offer two works featuring strong, powerful female characters. The Killing of Sister George, the ground-breaking play by Frank Marcus and Abundance, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Beth Henley's (Crimes of the Heart) tall tale set in the Great American West, will be presented at The Beckett Theatre (410 West 42nd Street - between 9th & 10th Avenues) on Theatre Row. (more...)

Classics in the Park Presents THE LADY FROM MAXIM'S, 8/9-17Classics in the Park Presents THE LADY FROM MAXIM'S, 8/9-17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2014

Classics in the Park, which has been mounting summer performances of classic plays in Ventura County for more than two decades, will perform Georges Feydeau's riotous Bedroom Farce, The Lady From Maxim's, August 9 through 17, at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts in Thousand Oaks. Directed by Theresa Secor, the adaptation by Gene Feist will feature songs set to original music by local musician-composer Zach Spencer, and vocal direction by Tara McGrath. (more...)

Barn Theatre to Present MOVE OVER, MRS. MARKHAM, 7/22-8/3Barn Theatre to Present MOVE OVER, MRS. MARKHAM, 7/22-8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

For the first time in twenty-seven years, the London Bedroom Farce, MOVE OVER, MRS. MARKHAM returns to the historic Barn Theatre, now celebrating its 68th season. MARKHAM opens Tuesday, July 22 for a two week engagement through Sunday, August 3. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Anything Goes at Actors Theatre's THE COTTAGEBWW Reviews: Anything Goes at Actors Theatre's THE COTTAGE
by Herbert Paine - Jul 11, 2014

Actor's Theatre's The Cottage is light and enjoyable fare for a hot summer's night. It's silly and predictable stuff, based on a premise that could have as easily come from the mind of Noel Coward but that to be truly great and live up to its hype would have required his writing prowess. (more...)

Jeffrey Bean, Elizabeth Bunch and More to Star in World Premiere of Theresa Rebeck's FOOL at Alley Theatre; Cast Announced!Jeffrey Bean, Elizabeth Bunch and More to Star in World Premiere of Theresa Rebeck's FOOL at Alley Theatre; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2014

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for the world premiere of a new comedy by Theresa Rebeck, Fool. In Rebeck's new comedy, two kings get together and place a wager on their fools - a jester competition, and the funniest one gets to keep his head. Two evil minions have a lot to say about this, but not as much as the kitchen wench. And what's the queen been up to all night? A dramatical comical farcical tragical play about power, love and laughter, set in a medieval kitchen. Adult Language, Adult Situations, Beheadings. (more...)

BWW Reviews: CAUGHT IN THE NET Catches Out-Loud Laughs at Dutch AppleBWW Reviews: CAUGHT IN THE NET Catches Out-Loud Laughs at Dutch Apple
by Marakay Rogers - Feb 27, 2014

Victor Legaretta is back as London cabbie John Smith, king of the bigamists, with a new dilemma -- his children by his two wives just may start dating, with no idea they have the same father. Insanity follows. (more...)

Jeffrey Bean, Elizabeth Bunch and More Star in World Premiere of Theresa Rebeck's FOOL at Alley Theatre, Beg. TonightJeffrey Bean, Elizabeth Bunch and More Star in World Premiere of Theresa Rebeck's FOOL at Alley Theatre, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

Alley Theatre presents the world premiere of a new comedy by Theresa Rebeck, Fool. In Rebeck's new comedy, two kings get together and place a wager on their fools - a jester competition, and the funniest one gets to keep his head. Two evil minions have a lot to say about this, but not as much as the kitchen wench. And what's the queen been up to all night? A dramatical comical farcical tragical play about power, love and laughter, set in a medieval kitchen. Adult Language, Adult Situations, Beheadings. (more...)

Broadway's Hannah Yelland and Tristan Sturrock Lead Kneehigh's BRIEF ENCOUNTER at the Wallis, Beg. TonightBroadway's Hannah Yelland and Tristan Sturrock Lead Kneehigh's BRIEF ENCOUNTER at the Wallis, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2014

The Broadway Cast - led by Hannah Yelland and Tristan Sturrock - will appear in the internationally celebrated Kneehigh production of Noel Coward's Brief Encounter, which will have a 43-performance limited engagement at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts today, February 15 to March 23, 2014 (press opening February 19). (more...)

THIRTEEN's Great Performances Features National Theatre: 50 Years on Stage TonightTHIRTEEN's Great Performances Features National Theatre: 50 Years on Stage Tonight
by TV News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

National Theatre: 50 Years on Stage will air on Great Performances, tonight, February 14 at 9 p.m., ET on PBS (check local listings). (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...)

MEMPHIS National Tour Opens 2/25 at Broward Center For The Performing ArtsMEMPHIS National Tour Opens 2/25 at Broward Center For The Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2014

MEMPHIS, the 2010 TonyŽ Award Winner for Best Musical, opens at Broward Center For The Performing Arts February 25th for a limited two week engagement! (more...)

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM to Launch Houston Ballet's 2014-15 Season; Lineup Announced!A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM to Launch Houston Ballet's 2014-15 Season; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2014

From September 4-14, 2014, Houston Ballet launches its 45th season with the company premiere of John Neumeier's three-act ballet A Midsummer Night's Dream. The ballet is based on Shakespeare's lighthearted play of the same name and follows the hijinks and hilarity that ensues when a well-intentioned plan with a love potion goes awry. Created in 1977, A Midsummer Night's Dream has served as Mr. Neumeier's calling card, being seen as one of his most joyous and popular creations. Houston Ballet is the first American ballet company to perform the famous work and it is the first piece by Mr. Neumeier to enter the Houston Ballet repertoire. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse to Hold Sunday Symposium with John Tillinger and Geneva Carr for THINGS WE DO FOR LOVE, 8/24Westport Country Playhouse to Hold Sunday Symposium with John Tillinger and Geneva Carr for THINGS WE DO FOR LOVE, 8/24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2014

Westport Country Playhouse will present a Sunday Symposium on Playwright Alan Ayckbourn, following the Sunday, August 24, 3 p.m. matinee performance of Ayckbourn's romantic comedy, 'Things We Do for Love,' with guests Tony Award nominee John Tillinger, director, and Geneva Carr, cast member. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THINGS WE DO FOR LOVE in WestportBWW Reviews: THINGS WE DO FOR LOVE in Westport
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - Aug 26, 2014

What is this thing called love? (more...)

BWW Reviews: Strawshop's BLACK COMEDY Brings Comedy Into the LightBWW Reviews: Strawshop's BLACK COMEDY Brings Comedy Into the Light
by Jay Irwin - Aug 23, 2014

When physical comedy is done well it can be a beautiful thing. I still marvel at a seven-minute bit David Hyde Pierce did with an ironing board on the show Frasier (seriously, go look it up). But good physical comedy is not easy. Fortunately for us the cast of Strawberry Theatre Workshop's production of "Black Comedy" are more than up to the task as they presented one of the funniest displays of physical comedy I've seen in town since "Boeing Boeing" a few years back. (more...)

Cynthia Harris, Darrie Lawrence & More to Star in TACT'S THE KILLING OF SISTER GEORGE RevivalCynthia Harris, Darrie Lawrence & More to Star in TACT'S THE KILLING OF SISTER GEORGE Revival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

TACT/The Actors Company Theatre, the critically-acclaimed and Drama Desk nominated Off-Broadway company 'dedicated to presenting neglected or rarely produced plays of literary merit,' is pleased to announce the cast and creative team for the first New York revival in 30 years of The Killing of Sister George, the controversial 1964 play by Frank Marcus. (more...)

Houston Ballet to Launch 45th Season with A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 9/4-14Houston Ballet to Launch 45th Season with A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 9/4-14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2014

From September 4-14, 2014, Houston Ballet launches its 45th season with the company premiere of John Neumeier's visually stunning three-act ballet A Midsummer Night's Dream. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse's 2015 Season to Feature Works by Alan Ayckbourn, David Ives & MoreWestport Country Playhouse's 2015 Season to Feature Works by Alan Ayckbourn, David Ives & More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

Westport Country Playhouse announces its 2015 season, featuring a celebration of playwright Arthur Miller's centennial, as well as plays by Alan Ayckbourn, David Ives, and C. P. Taylor, to be staged next year from May through October. Under the artistic direction of Mark Lamos, 2015 will mark the Connecticut professional theater's 85th season. (more...)

Jeffrey Bean, Melissa Pritchett and More Set for Alley Theatre's COMMUNICATING DOORS, Beg. TonightJeffrey Bean, Melissa Pritchett and More Set for Alley Theatre's COMMUNICATING DOORS, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for Alan Ayckbourn's science fiction comedy Communicating Doors. Eleven plays penned by Alan Ayckbourn have been produced by the Alley, including the American premiere of Henceforward, directed by Ayckbourn, in 1987 and House & Garden in 2002. Alan Ayckbourn has been inducted into the American Theatre's Hall of Fame, received the 2010 Critics' Circle Award for Services to the Arts, became the first British playwright to receive both Olivier and Tony Special Lifetime Achievement Awards and was knighted in 1997 for services to the theatre. (more...)

National Theatre Live to Broadcast MEDEA, Starring Helen McCrory, Sept 4National Theatre Live to Broadcast MEDEA, Starring Helen McCrory, Sept 4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE has announced an international broadcast of the National Theatre of Great Britain's production of Euripides' Greek tragedy MEDEA, in a new version by Ben Power, directed by Carrie Cracknell and starring Helen McCrory in the title role. The production will be broadcast live from the National's Olivier Theatre on Thursday September 4 2014, with varying dates internationally and encore screenings to follow. (more...)

MEMPHIS National Tour Coming to Harris Center, 5/23-25MEMPHIS National Tour Coming to Harris Center, 5/23-25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

Critically acclaimed MEMPHIS won four 2010 Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Original Score (David Bryan and Joe DiPietro); four Drama Desk Awards including Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Music (David Bryan) and four Outer Critic Circle Awards including Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Score (David Bryan & Joe DiPietro) and Outstanding Choreography (Sergio Trujillo). Now this multi-award winning production is making a limited stop at Harris Center for the Arts. (more...)

AYCKBOURN AT 75: A THEATICAL BIRTHDAY PARTY Presented at Black River Playhouse TonightAYCKBOURN AT 75: A THEATICAL BIRTHDAY PARTY Presented at Black River Playhouse Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2014

Tonight, April 12, 2014, Sir Alan Ayckbourn, one of the most produced playwrights in the English language, celebrates his 75th birthday. To mark the event, some of his most loyal New Jersey-based theater artists are presenting AYCKBOURN AT 75: A THEATICAL BIRTHDAY PARTY. (more...)

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