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The Theatre Group at SBCC Presents GROUND, 4/23-510
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2014

The Theatre Group at SBCC presents a touching new play, GROUND by Lisa Dillman, as the final offering in the 2013-2014 SeasonFor its final offering in the 2013/2014 season, The Theatre Group at SBCC will present the West Coast Premiere of the new play GROUND by Lisa Dillman, directed by R. Michael Gros, in the Jurkowitz Theatre, April 23-May 10, 2014. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Brown/Trinty Rep's THE TOOTH OF CRIME & STONE COLD DEAD SERIOUS
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

The Brown University/Trinity Rep MFA Programs proudly present two raw and devastatingly humanistic plays running in repertory this May. Sam Shepard's poetic and psychedelic rock and roll drama The Tooth of Crime, directed by Dan Rogers (Brown/Trinity Rep MFA Programs '15), and Adam Rapp's surreal and dark new-age comedy, Stone Cold Dead Serious, directed by Flordelino Lagundino (Brown/Trinity Rep MFA Programs '15). Performances of both plays run through May 18 in the Pell Chafee Performance Center, 87 Empire Street, Providence. Audiences should note that both of these productions contain mature subject matter and adult language. Scroll down to see some photos from the productions! (more...)

Enda Walsh's PENELOPE to Open 6/14 at Rogue Machine
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2014

Tony Award winning playwright Enda Walsh will be represented once again at Rogue Machine Theatre when PENELOPE opens on June 14th at 8pm. (more...)

THE LIAR, BUS STOP & More Set for UH School of Theatre & Dance's 2014-15 Performance Season
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

Houstonians are well aware of the talents emanating from the University of Houston's School of Theatre & Dance. Soon, audiences will experience the creative energies of its actors in some of the most intimate performance spaces on campus. (more...)

Photo Flash: William Inge's Grand Nephew Visits Peccadillo's A LOSS OF ROSES
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

Saturday night, May 25th, the sold-out audience at the first NY revival of William Inge's A LOSS OF ROSES included Inge's grand-nephew, David Inge Kirchmaier. He enthusiastically greeted the entire cast onstage afterwards and posed for photos. Scroll down for a look! (more...)

Yamaha and John Lennon Educational Tour Bus Shift Into High Gear for Music Education
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

Yamaha Corporation of America was paid an inaugural visit by the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus to its Buena Park, California headquarters this past month, heralding a rekindled partnership between the two organizations. (more...)

House On The Hill to Present Inge's NATURAL AFFECTION in UK Premiere at Jermyn Street, July 17
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

This July, House On The Hill Productions presents the UK premiere of a blistering drama by one of the great US playwrights of the late twentieth-century (more...)

Boyd Harris and Layne Manzer Launch the Cole Theatre; ECSTASY to Play A Red Orchid, 8/25-9/28
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

Acclaimed Chicago actors Boyd Harris and Layne Manzer announce the founding of Cole Theatre, working under an Equity contract with non-profit status. With the tagline "victory of the people" as its battle cry, Cole Theatre is an arena for underused and under-sung artists to rise up and be seen louder and clearer. The name "Cole" is Greek for "people's victory." The inaugural show will be Mike Leigh's Ecstasy, staged at A Red Orchid Theatre in Old Town, August 25-September 28. (more...)

Photo Flash: Relatives of William Inge Visit Peccadillo's A LOSS OF ROSES
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

This past Sunday, May 18th, the sold out audience at the first NY revival of William Inge's A LOSS OF ROSES included Inge's nephew, James A. Mahan, as well as Mahan's children and grandchildren. They joined the cast onstage afterwards for a full family & company portrait. On behalf of the family, James Mahan's daughter Sandra wrote the following to the production the next day: 'A heartfelt thank you for having us! We so enjoyed the play and meeting the cast. Clearly everyone involved with this production put much heartfelt energy into it. Your theater has such a very warm and inviting feel which we embraced!' (more...)

Cortland Repertory Theatre Announces Nominations for 2014 Pavilion Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

Cortland Repertory Theatre has announced the nominees for their twelfth annual 'Pavilion Awards' which recognize Outstanding Achievement in local high school theatre. For the eighth year, First Niagara Bank serves as the Corporate Sponsor for this program, which allows for many categories within the musical and non-musical genres. Musicals in consideration were held at the Cortland, Dryden, Groton, Homer, McGraw and Tully High Schools. Non-musical plays were also presented at Cortland, Homer and Tully. The nominees are as followings: (more...)

Photo Flashback: Remembering Nicholas Martin
by Walter McBride - May 2, 2014

As BroadwayWorld reported yeaterday, Tony Award-nominated director Nicholas Martin passed away on April 30th at the age of seventy-five. Most recently, Martin directed the critically acclaimedChristopher Durang play, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, which opened on Broadway last March. For this production, Martin was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Director and an Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Director. Martin also directed the Off-Broadway production of the play in 2012. BroadwayWorld remembers the legendary director below. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Peccadillo's A LOSS OF ROSES, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

The OBIE, Lucille Lortel and Drama Desk Award-winning Peccadillo Theater Company, in association with La Femme Theatre Productions, is presenting the first NY revival of William Inge's A LOSS OF ROSES. Opening Night is tonight, May 12th at 7 PM at Theatre at St. Clement's, 423 West 46th Street (between Ninth & Tenth Ave.) and the limited engagement is set to run through June 7th. Check out a first look below! (more...)

National Geographic Channel Sets INSIDE COMBAT RESCUE: THE LAST STAND for 6/15
by TV News Desk - May 12, 2014

Following the success of last year's hit series, Inside Combat Rescue, the National Geographic Channel (NGC) returns to the front lines of Afghanistan in Inside Combat Rescue: The Last Stand. This dramatic two-hour special, premiering on Sunday, June 15 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, offers a unique, firsthand perspective of the final stages of Operation Enduring Freedom through the eyes of the men and women on the ground and in the air, fighting to protect us. (more...)

Huntington Mourns the Passing of Former Artistic Director Nicholas Martin
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2014

Huntington Theatre Company leadership, staff, Board of Trustees, and Council of Overseers were saddened to learn that former Artistic Director Nicholas Martin died last night, April 30, at age 75 in New York after battling a long illness. (more...)

A LOSS OF ROSES to Close Off-Broadway This Saturday
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2014

A LOSS OF ROSES is concluding its limited Off-Broadway engagement tomorrow evening, June 7th at Theatre at St. Clement's, 423 West 46th Street (between Ninth & Tenth Ave.) Presented by The Peccadillo Theater Company, in association with La Femme Theatre Productions, the first NY revival of William Inge's A LOSS OF ROSES opened May 12th, 2014. (more...)

American Traffic Solutions Finds School Bus Stop Arm Cameras Reducing School Bus Passing Violations
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

TEMPE, AZ - American Traffic Solutions (ATS) is helping school districts across the country protect children from reckless drivers who fail to stop for school buses, according to a new analysis of ATS' CrossingGuard School Bus Safety Camera programs in operation. (more...)

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, June 21, Part 2 - MATILDA Hits 500, Plus NEWSIES, HERE LIES LOVE, PHANTOM and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2014

BroadwayWorld collected as many of yesterday's evening Saturday Intermission Pics as we could to bring you Part 2 of our June 21st SIP round-up. Yesterday's SIPs come from the casts of the Public Theater's HERE LIES LOVE, NEWSIES, the national tour of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, MATILDA, KINKY BOOTS, GREASE at Paper Mill, and regional productions of LES MIS, THE WIZARD OF OZ, SPAMALOT, CAROLINE, OR CHANGE, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF and more! (more...)

Profiles Theatre Presents ANNAPURNA by Sharr White, Now Through 7/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2014

Profiles Theatre announces the Midwest premiere of Annapurna by Sharr White, opening at The Alley Stage, 4147 N. Broadway on June 12, 2014. Annapurna, directed by Profiles ensemble member Eric Burgher and featuring ensemble member Darrell W. Cox with guest artist Lia D. Mortensen, runs June 13, 2014 - July 20, 2014. (more...)

Cast Announced for Cole Theatre's Inaugural Production, ECSTASY, Running 8/28-9/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2014

Mike Leigh connoisseur Shade Murray, who directed the Jeff Award-winning Abigail's Party for A Red Orchid in 2010, will direct Cole Theatre's inaugural production, Mike Leigh's Ecstasy. The production will star Boyd Harris, Maura Kidwell, Layne Manzer, Lauren Pizzi, Michaela Petro and Joel Reitsma. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Potomac Playmakers to Present William Inge's BUS STOP
by Johnna Leary - Jun 18, 2014

If the summer heat is already too hot for you, come cool off in Grace's Diner when the Potomac Playmakers present Bus Stop this weekend in Hagerstown, MD. Five travelers are stranded in a roadside diner during a howling blizzard in 1955 in Kansas, and as the temperature drops, tensions and passions rise between the various characters in William Inge's comedic classic. (more...)

Lysette Anthony to Star in NATURAL AFFECTION at Jermyn Street Theatre, July 15 to August 9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

House on The Hill Productions in association with Jermyn Street Theatre presents NATURAL AFFECTION by William Inge, directed by Grace Wessels, set design by Victoria Johnstone, costume design by Emily Stuart, and lighting by Steve Lowe. (more...)

BWW Interview: Timothy Busfield and Melissa Gilbert Talk Stage, Screen, Sorkin, and Working Together
by Marakay Rogers - Jun 11, 2014

Recently married, actors Timothy Busfield and Melisa Gilbert, now transplanted to Michigan, have had big careers so far, and huge plans upcoming. (more...)

Royal Greenwich Festivals Presents Greenwich+Docklands International Festival, 20-28 June
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

From the top of Greenwich Park Hill you can look out on one of most spectacular views of the capital - a city of ingenuity, creativity and resourcefulness. With this inspiration, GDIF 2014 invites you to experience familiar streets and public spaces as they're transformed by over 50 outdoor events from leading UK and International artists - from gravity-defying aerial choreography to global stories of war and peace; encounters between the living and the dead and a house turned inside out; from a pop-up desert island to a flying ship of dreams. This summer at GDIF the magic of outdoor theatre shows the world in a different light, urging audiences to look at the world anew. (more...)

Christine Ebersole, Hunter Ryan Herdlicka & More to Honor Elaine Stritch with One-Night-Only Concert at 54 Below this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

Broadway vets and friends of the late stage legend Elaine Stritch will gather at 54 Below for a one-night-only concert on September 12, it was announced today. Scheduled to perform at this time are Christine Ebersole, Beth Leavel, Jeremy Benton, Hunter Ryan Herdlicka, and Lindsie VanWinkle, with more appearances to be announced as the date draws closer. (more...)

Road Theatre Company to Present MELISSA ARCTIC, Begin. 9/21
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, are thrilled to announce the first show of their 24th season, the West Coast Premiere of MELISSA ARCTIC written by Craig Wright and directed by Scott Alan Smith (Sovereign Body, That Good Night, Lady). MELISSA ARCTIC will preview on Sunday, September 21 at 2pm; Wednesday, September 24 at 8pm and Thursday, September 25 at 8pm and will open on Friday, September 26 at 8pm and run through Saturday, November 15 at The Road On Magnolia 10747 Magnolia Blvd. (inside the NoHo Senior Arts Colony) in North Hollywood. (more...)

BUS STOP, CATCH ME IF YOU CAN and More Set for USM Department of Theatre's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

The University of Southern Maine (USM) Department of Theatre is presenting an innovative and enlightening six-show season for 2014-2015, replete with skirt-chasing dames, lonely love-torn souls, original dance, a production at the Portland Stage Studio Theater featuring a satirical southern belle and her hypochondriac son, followed by a pistol-packing nun, and the Maine premiere of the sensational new musical, "Catch Me If You Can," as well as one of Shakespeare's most beloved comedies "shadowed" by American Sign Language interpreter-performers. (more...)

Mermaid Sand and Breezy Productions Present PORNOLOGUES, 8/4
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2014

Mermaid Sand Productions and Breezy Prodcutions present PORNOLOGUES- An evening of monologues benefitting the upcoming production of All's Well That Ends Happy by Sarah Shaefer. (more...)

Patti LuPone Remembers Elaine Stritch in TIME Magazine Piece - 'I've Seen Greatness'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Following the passing of stage legend Elaine Stritch last week on July 17, TIME Magazine published a remembrance piece by Patti LuPone. (more...)

RING OF FIRE to Open 7/30 at Saint Michael's Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Chuck Tobin today announced the opening of Richard Maltby, Jr.'s musical tribute to Johnny Cash, Ring of Fire (Wednesday, July 30 - Saturday, August 9, 2014). (more...)

Cole Theatre to Present Mike Leigh's ECSTASY, 8/21-9/28
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

The newly formed Equity Cole Theatre presents its inaugural production, Mike Leigh's Ecstasy, running August 21-September 28 in Old Town. An intensely naturalistic and darkly comic portrait of gloom and joy, violence and romance, Ecstasy is the story of six sharply drawn characters and their struggle against despair one evening in a run-down London flat. The production stars Boyd Harris, Maura Kidwell, Layne Manzer, Lauren Pizzi, Michaela Petro and Joel Reitsma. Mike Leigh connoisseur Shade Murray, who directed the Jeff Award-winning Abigail's Party for A Red Orchid in 2010, directs. (more...)

First Listen: Paul Williams' Love Song for Elaine Stritch - 'Looking for Love in the Dark'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Variety just premiered a love song composer, singer-songwriter, director and actor Paul Williams wrote for the late, great Elaine Stritch last year after watching her documentary ELAINE STRITCH: SHOOT ME. It's called 'Looking for Love in the Dark', and you can listen to it HERE! (more...)

Hartford Stage Sets Cast, Creatives for East Coast Premiere of ETHER DOME, 9/11-10/5
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

In 1846, the history of the world was forever changed by a dentist from Hartford, and now Hartford Stage will launch its 2014-15 Season with that remarkable and electrifying story: Ether Dome by Elizabeth Egloff (The Swan), directed by former Artistic Director Michael Wilson (The Orphans' Home Cycle). (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: Hats Off! An Elaine Stritch Memorial
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 18, 2014

Today we are saluting one of Broadway's brassiest, bawdiest and best-loved leading ladies in honor of her death this week, the one and only Elaine Stritch. (more...)

30 ROCK's Tina Fey Pays Tribute to Elaine Stritch: 'She Was a Tough Old Bird'
by TV News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Yesterday, 30 Rock creator and star, Tina Fey, shared her memorable experience working with the actress. (more...)

Rosie, Liza, Audra, Bernadette & More Remember Broadway Legend Elaine Stritch; All of Thursday's Reactions
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 17, 2014

Upon learning of the passing of Tony and Emmy winner Elaine Stritch, many of her friends, colleagues, and fans expressed their sorrow at the unexpected news. (more...)

Joel Dean, Agent of Elaine Stritch, Comments on News of Legend's Passing
by Movies News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Joel Dean, agent of legendary Broadway star Elaine Stritch, commented to BWW on the sad news of her passing. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Flashback - Elaine Stritch Sings 'Broadway Baby' to P.S. 212 First Graders
by Stage Tube - Jul 17, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com has confirmed the sad news today that Broadway legend Elaine Stritch died this morning, at home in Birmingham, MI. The star was 89 years old. As part of P.S. 212's First Grady Theatre Study focusing on the works of Stephen Sondheim, Elaine Stritch visited the Manhattan school's 'theatre babies' and performed 'Broadway Baby' for the rapt crowd of kiddos. Watch her charm them below! (more...)

Broadway to Dim Lights Tomorrow in Memory of Elaine Stritch
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

The Broadway community mourns the loss of actress and singer Elaine Stritch, who passed away today at age 89. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in her memory tomorrow night, Friday, July 18th, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. (more...)

Bernadette Peters Reacts to Passing of Elaine Stritch
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Bernadette Peters, a close friend of legendary Broadway star Elaine Stritch, who died this morning, at her home in Birmingham, MI at age 89, commented to BWW on the sad news of her passing (more...)

Breaking News: Broadway Legend Elaine Stritch Dies at 89
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com has confirmed that Broadway legend Elaine Stritch died this morning, at home in Birmingham, MI. The star was 89 years old. (more...)

Cosmopolitan Hotel Hong Kong Launches New Family Package
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

Cosmopolitan Hotel Hong Kong has always been passionate about offering a comfortable stay for families where they can spend quality time together. With this vision in mind, Cosmopolitan Hotel launches its first-ever family-oriented campaign named Beyond Thoughtful - Family & Us, and under this campaign a series of new and exciting family-friendly amenities have been introduced. . (more...)

Flat Rock Playhouse to Present THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP, 8/14-9/14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2014

Flat Rock Playhouse presents the high-camp farce, The Mystery of Irma Vep, from August 14 - September 14 at the Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown. As part of its "Season of Laughter and Love" presented by the Cliffs Communities, the Playhouse is pleased to offer this installment of laughter, starring the outrageous comedic talents of Scott Treadway and Preston Dyar. (more...)

Stephen Lee Anderson, Stephen Bogardus, Patti Cohenour and More to Lead Steve Martin's BRIGHT STAR at The Old Globe; Walter Bobbie Directs!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

The Old Globe today announced the full cast and creative team for the World Premiere of Bright Star, a new American musical featuring music by Edie Brickell and Steve Martin, lyrics by Brickell, and book by Martin, based on an original story by Martin and Brickell. Directed by Walter Bobbie, Bright Star will run September 13 - November 2, 2014 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run September 13 - September 27. Opening night is Sunday, September 28 at 7:00 p.m. Single tickets go on sale on Friday, August 8 at noon. (more...)

American Traffic Solutions Launches RanARedLight.us Website During National Stop on Red Week to Help Highlight Dangers of Red-Light Running
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2014

TEMPE, AZ - It's National Stop on Red Week and American Traffic Solutions (ATS) is using the occasion to launch a new website, RanARedLight.us ,to help raise awareness about the dangers of red-light running. National Stop on Red Week takes place the first week of August each year and is dedicated to educating Americans about the perils of red-light running through education and enforcement. RanARedLight.us posts daily news stories from all corners of the country, highlighting the scope of the nation's red-light running problem and reminding everyone about the inherent dangers of running a red light. (more...)

Steep Theatre's 14th Season to Feature Regional Premieres and Directors Jonathan Berrie, Joanie Schultz, and Robin Witt
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2014

Steep Theatre's upcoming Fourteenth Season features a slate of four premieres directed by a lineup of Chicago's hottest directors. Steep Artistic Associates Jonathan Berry, Joanie Schultz, and Robin Witt, who have accounted for some of Steep's most memorable shows in recent years, return home to direct this season. (more...)

PORNOLOGUES, With Shorts by David Bar Katz, Rajiv Joseph, Jose Rivera and More, Set for Tonight in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2014

Mermaid Sand Productions and Breezy Prodcutions present PORNOLOGUES- An evening of monologues benefitting the upcoming production of All's Well That Ends Happy by Sarah Shaefer. The event is set for tonight, August 4, 2014. Doors open at 6:45PM, performance begins at 7:30PM (more...)

Center Stage Announces Cast of the Season's First Production AMADEUS, 9/10 - 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

Rehearsals begin Tuesday for Amadeus, the first show in Center Stage's 2014/15 Season. Helmed by Center Stage Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah, the production begins previews Sept. 10 and runs until Oct. 12. (more...)

Nicholas L. Ashe, Grantham Coleman and Jeremy Pope to Star in West Coast Premiere of CHOIR BOY at the Geffen This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

The Geffen Playhouse announces the complete cast for the West Coast premiere of Choir Boy. This new production -- featuring gospel music -- will highlight several performers from the Manhattan Theatre Club run. Nicholas L. Ashe and Grantham Coleman will join the previously announced Jeremy Pope. (more...)

Rubicon's Youth Production of THE DROWSY CHAPERONE to Run 8/13-16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2014

Rubicon's Summer Youth Program presents The Drowsy Chaperone, the Tony Award-winning musical with music and lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison based on a book by Bob Martin and Don McKellar. With direction by Brian McDonald, musical direction by Miriam Arichea and choreography by Carolanne Marano, The Drowsy Chaperone features over 25 local youth performers in a production well suited for children, adults and families. Opening Wednesday, August 13th and running through Saturday, August 16th, performances of The Drowsy Chaperone begin at 7 p.m. on Wednesday and continue 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Thursday, 8 p.m. on Friday, and 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Saturday. For tickets, call 805.667.2900 or go to rubicontheatre.org. (more...)

UW School of Drama Sets 2014-15 Season: SWEET CHARITY, TWELFTH NIGHT & More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2014

The University of Washington proudly announces the six plays that comprise the 2014-15 School of Drama season. Each year the faculty select a season that highlights the talents of its actors, designers, and directors, as well as challenges those actors, designers, and directors to explore unfamiliar territory in pursuit of developing their craft. (more...)

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