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Mitzi E. Newhouse Theatre (New York, NY)
150 West 65th St. at Broadway

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STAGE TUBE: A Sneak Peek at Christopher Shinn's AN OPENING IN TIME at Hartford Stage
by Michael Dale - Sep 24, 2015

Christopher Shinn thought his next play would be his last after being diagnosed with a rare and aggressive cancer. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for TEDDY FERRARA at Donmar Warehouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

The Donmar Warehouse announces full casting for the UK premiere of Teddy Ferrara, Christopher Shinn's insightful and revealing play, inspired by real events, explores society's uncomfortable embrace of the outsider. Dominic Cooke will direct his first theatre production since leaving the Royal Court in 2013, with a full cast featuring Nancy Crane, Griffyn Gilligan, Nick Harris, Christopher Imbrosciano, Oliver Johnstone, Kadiff Kirwan, Ryan McParland, Matthew Marsh, Anjli Mohindra, Luke Newberry, Pamela Nomvete, Abubakar Salim and Nathan Wiley. (more...)

Christopher Shinn's AN OPENING IN TIME Premieres at Hartford Stage Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2015

Hartford Stage presents the world premiere of AN OPENING IN TIME by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Connecticut native Christopher Shinn, with direction by Oliver Butler of The Debate Society, from tonight, September 17, through October 11, 2015. AN OPENING IN TIME's central Connecticut setting is inspired by Shinn's hometown of Wethersfield. (more...)

Christopher Shinn's AN OPENING IN TIME; The Play He Thought Would Be His Last
by Michael Dale - Sep 16, 2015

'If you only had time to finish one more play, what would it be about?' (more...)

BWW Interview: Christopher Shinn of AN OPENING IN TIME at Hartford Stage Company
by Karen Bovard - Sep 14, 2015

Obie-winning playwright Christopher Shinn grew up in central Connecticut and attended an arts magnet high school in Hartford. He attended Hartford Stage as a teenager, which has since produced his play Dying City.  Now 40, he's rehearsing the world premiere of his new play AN OPENING IN TIME at Hartford Stage, while the second production of his play TEDDY FERRARA is rehearsing in London. BroadwayWorld caught him on this side of the Atlantic. (more...)

Rogue Machine to Open World Premiere of Jonathan Caren's NEED TO KNOW, 10/25
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2015

Rogue Machine presents the World Premiere of Ovation Award winning playwright Jonathan Caren's NEED TO KNOW, directed by Bart DeLorenzo and opening at 7pm Sunday, October 25, 2015. (more...)

The Trap Door Theatre to Present THE FAIRYTALE LIVES OF RUSSIAN GIRLS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2015

The Trap Door Theatre is set to present The Fairytale Lives of Russian Girls. The show opens October 15 and runs through November 21. For more information or to make reservations go to www.trapdoortheatre.com, or call 773-384-0494. (more...)

Joanna Miles and David Selby Lead FRONT DOOR OPEN at Greenway Court This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

Greenway Arts Alliance continues their season of world premieres with FRONT DOOR OPEN, a drama written by veteran playwright Tom Baum, directed by acclaimed theater and television director Asaad Kelada. There will be two preview performances on November 11 and 12 at 8:00 pm with opening night set for Friday, November 13 at 8:00 pm. (more...)

SPECTRE's Andrew Scott to Star in THE DAZZLE for Found 111 This Winter
by Jessica Khan - Oct 22, 2015

Star of the latest Bond movie SPECTRE, Andrew Scott is headed to the UK premiere of Richard Greenberg's THE DAZZLE, the first production for Found III, performing at the Central Saint Martins School of Art. (more...)

The Barrow Group Sets Full Cast of THE UNREPEATABLE MOMENT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2015

The Barrow Group  announced today full casting for THE UNREPEATABLE MOMENT, a series of short plays by John Gassner Award Winner John Yearley (Leap, Ephemera). Directed by Shannon Patterson (The Beautiful Dark) and K. Lorrel Manning (Happy New Year), THE UNREPEATABLE MOMENT will feature Horrible Person That I Am, A Low Lying Fog, Hating Beckett, My Father's Heart and the world premiere of Racist Donut. THE UNREPEATABLE MOMENT begins previews on Sunday, November 15, 2015 at The TBG Theatre at The Barrow Group (312 W. 36th St., 3rd Floor) with an opening date currently set for Thursday, November 19, 2015 for a strictly limited run through Sunday, December 6, 2015. (more...)

Syracuse Stage's THE SANTALAND DIARIES Begins 12/9
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2015

Back by popular demand: David Sedaris' perfect antidote to holiday madness. For those who like a little jeer with their Christmas cheer, The Santaland Diaries offers Crumpet, a 33-year-old starving artist turned Macy's elf. It's the most wonderful time of the year, but who would know it from the bad Santas, naughty elves, cranky kids, and pushy parents who test Crumpet's last elfin nerve. With sardonic wit, Sedaris takes us all playfully to task for plunging into the Christmas spirit while missing the point. This is for mature elves only. (more...)

THE FAIRYTALE LIVES OF RUSSIAN GIRLS Extends Through December 5 at Trap Door Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2015

The Trap Door Theatre is proud to announce a two-week extension for THE FAIRYTALE LIVES OF RUSSIAN GIRLS, written by Meg Miroshnik and drected by Nicole Wiesner. The production will now close on Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 8PM. (more...)

Joanna Miles and David Selby Lead FRONT DOOR OPEN, Beginning Tonight at Greenway Court
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2015

Greenway Arts Alliance continues their season of world premieres with FRONT DOOR OPEN, a drama written by veteran playwright Tom Baum, directed by acclaimed theater and television director Asaad Kelada. There will be two preview performances tonight and tomorrow, November 11 and 12 at 8:00 pm with opening night set for Friday, November 13 at 8:00 pm. (more...)

The Almeida Theatre Kicks Off 'Greek' Season with ORESTEIA Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

The Almeida Theatre launches its new season: Almeida Greeks. (more...)

Mark Rylance, GREAT COMET & More Win Boston's Elliot Norton Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

More than 25 nominations of outstanding actors, directors, designers and ensembles were announced today by The Boston Theater Critics Association (BTCA), with winners to be revealed at the 34th Annual Elliot Norton Awards on Monday, May 23, 2016 at 7 PM, at Boston's Citi Performing Arts Center Shubert Theatre. (more...)

THE FOREIGNER, URINETOWN, CONSTELLATIONS Set for Annie Russell Theatre's 84th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

The Annie Russell Theatre, the longest running theatre in Central Florida, announces their 84th season! (more...)

Coal Mine Theatre to Present KILLER JOE, 4/3-24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

Coal Mine Theatre presents the Toronto premiere of the in-your-face balls-to-the-wall black comedy, KILLER JOE, written by American playwright Tracy Letts and directed by Peter Pasyk (13/14 Urjo Kareda  Artist-in-Residence), from April 3-24, 2016 at the Coal Mine Theatre. (more...)

Steve Yockey's BLACKBERRY WINTER to Premiere at CapStage This Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

Capital Stage continues its 2015/16 Season with another National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere. BLACKBERRY WINTER by Steve Yockey will be directed by Capital Stage Co-Founder and Associate Artist Jonathan Williams. (more...)

ECHOES U.S. Premiere to Open 2016 Brits Off Broadway Festival at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

59E59 Theaters will launch the 2016 Brits Off Broadway festival with ECHOES, written by Henry Naylor, and directed by Mr. Naylor and Emma Buttler. Produced by Redbeard Theatre Ltd and Gilded Balloon Productions, ECHOES begins performances on Tuesday, April 19 for a limited engagement through Sunday, May 1.  Press opening is Sunday, April 24 at 3:15 PM.  The performance schedule is Tuesday - Thursday at 7:15 PM; Friday at 8:15 PM; Saturday at 2:15 PM & 8:15 PM; and Sunday at 3:15 PM. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). Tickets are $25 ($17.50 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200 or visit www.59e59.org.  (more...)

Cleveland Native Rajiv Joseph's MR. WOLF Comes to Cleveland Play House This April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

Cleveland Play House's Centennial Season continues with MR. WOLF, an intense and compelling drama about faith, hope and healing. (more...)

20th Annual IRNE Awards Nominees Are Announced - A.R.T.'s THE GREAT COMET, NICE WORK at Ogunquit, BILLY ELLIOT at NSMT and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

The Independent Reviewers of New England (IRNE) today announced the nominees for the 20th Annual IRNE Awards, which honors the best of the previous year's actors, directors, choreographers, designers and companies across the full spectrum of large, mid-size and fringe theater companies. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at BLACKBERRY WINTER at Capital Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

Capital Stage continues its 2015/16 Season with another National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere. BLACKBERRY WINTER by Steve Yockey will be directed by Capital Stage Co-Founder and Associate Artist Jonathan Williams. (more...)

Labyrinth Theater Extends NICE GIRL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

In response to popular demand and critical acclaim, Labyrinth Theater Company (Artistic Director Mimi O'Donnell, Executive Director Danny Feldman) announces a second extension of the world premiere of Melissa Ross's Nice Girl to June 21. (more...)

Gangbusters Theatre Co. to Bring SUNSHINE to 2015 Hollywood Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

A play in 65 minutes, SUNSHINE is the story of a small-time stripper at Club Paradise, where women sit in isolated Plexiglas booths and talk dirty to their customers. Sunshine is the star of this place, with her name up in lights. And her unexpected encounter with disillusioned paramedic Nelson offers two lost souls a window to love and acceptance. (more...)

gangbusters theatre company to Stage SUNSHINE at Hollywood Fringe, 6/7-28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

The gangbusters theatre company presents SUNSHINE, written by William Mastrosimone & directed by Corryn Cummins, produced by Dana Lyn Baron, and starring Mary Kelsey, Donnie Smith and Adam Garst. The show runs as part of the Hollywood Fringe Festival, playing June 7-28, 2015. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 6/26; HAIRSPRAY at The Muny, THE FLICK in Orlando and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 26, 2015

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in St. Louis, Orlando, Sacramento, and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include HAIRSPRAY at The Muny, THE FLICK in Orlando, Transcendence Theatre's 'Broadway Under the Stars',  just to name a few. (more...)

The Barrow Group Extends THE PAVILION Through 7/19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2015

THE BARROW GROUP (Lee Brock and Seth Barrish, Co-Artistic Directors) announced today that due to popular demand, the limited engagement of THE PAVILION will extend at TBG Theatre at The Barrow Group (312 West 36th Street 3rd Floor). Tickets are now on sale at SmartTix.com for performances through Sunday, July 19, 2015. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Into the Home of Happy Medium Theatre's DYING CITY
by Alex Lonati - Jun 24, 2015

Happy Medium's production of Dying City by Christopher Shinn was the first hyper realistic piece I've seen in the private home of those performing. (more...)

gangbusters theatre company Stages SUNSHINE at Hollywood Fringe, Now thru 6/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2015

The gangbusters theatre company presents SUNSHINE, written by William Mastrosimone & directed by Corryn Cummins, produced by Dana Lyn Baron, and starring Mary Kelsey, Donnie Smith and Adam Garst. The show runs as part of the Hollywood Fringe Festival, playing now through June 28, 2015. (more...)

Happy Medium Theatre to Stage Ronan Noone's BRENDAN in July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2016

?Award-winning fringe company Happy Medium Theatre (HMT) is excited to announce its upcoming production of Brendan by Boston favorite playwright Ronan Noone. Directing the production are IRNE Award nominated Brett Marks (Lifers, Argos Productions and HMT) and Elliot Norton Award winning Victor L. Shopov (Bent, Zeitgeist Stage Company). The production runs for three weeks (July 15th - July 30th, 2016) at the Plaza Black Box Theatre at the Boston Center for the Arts at 539 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at UNCANNY VALLEY at Capital Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

As part of the National New Play Network's Rolling World Premiere, Capital Stage will bring its 10th anniversary season to a close with UNCANNY VALLEY by Thomas Gibbons. Called 'Deeply absorbing,' and 'Cerebrally challenging' by The Washington Post, the production features Capital Stage veteran Michael Wiles (THE REAL THING, HEDDA GABLER, SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME, MASTER CLASS, FAT PIG) and CapStage newcomer Jessica Powell. UNCANNY VALLEY will be directed by Producing ArtisticDirector Jonathan Williams (TRIBES, THE ELABORATE ENTRANCE OF CHAD DEITY, Dying City). UNCANNY VALLEY will run from June 17 through July 19, with a Press Opening on Saturday June 20, 2015. (more...)

Kevin Harvey to Join Ben Whishaw in BAKKHAI at The Almeida; Full Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2015

The Almeida Theatre announces full casting for Bakkhai. James Macdonald directs Anne Carson's new version of Euripides' hedonistic, visceral tragedy. Using three actors and a chorus, this new production will echo the original Ancient Greek performance model. (more...)

The Comrades to Stage Christopher Shinn's DYING CITY This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

?The Comrades are pleased to announce the second show in their inaugural 2016 season, Dying City by Christopher Shinn. This poignant and dynamic psychological drama will be directed by 2016 Jeff Award winner Elizabeth Lovelady and play the Heartland Studio (7016 N Glenwood Ave, Chicago) from October 7 through October 30, 2016. Press opening is Sunday, October 9 at 7:30pm. (more...)

UK Premiere of ADDING MACHINE: A MUSICAL Set for Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

The UK premiere of the hit Off Broadway musical Adding Machine: A Musical, composed by Joshua Schmidt, with libretto by Jason Loewith and Joshua Schmidt, and based on the classic play by Elmer Rice, opens at the Finborough Theatre on Wednesday, 28 September 2016 (Press Nights: Friday 30 September and Saturday 1 October 2016 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Tickets to all Shows for the Hartford Stage 2015/16 Season on Sale July 13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2015

Tickets to all shows for the Hartford Stage 2015/16 Season, including the world premieres of Rear Window and the new musical Anastasia, will go on sale July 13 by phone at 860-527-5151 or online at www.hartfordstage.org. (more...)

Christopher Shinn's AN OPENING IN TIME to Premiere at Hartford Stage This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

Hartford Stage presents the world premiere of An Opening in Time by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Connecticut native Christopher Shinn, with direction by Oliver Butler of The Debate Society, from September 17 through October 11, 2015. An Opening in Time's central Connecticut setting is inspired by Shinn's hometown of Wethersfield. (more...)

Chester Theatre Company Presents the Regional Premiere of SISTER PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Sister Play, the third production in Chester Theatre Company's 2016 season, will have its regional premiere on Wednesday, August 3 at 8:00 p.m. in the Chester Town Hall at 15 Middlefield Road, Chester, MA. (more...)

Photo Flash: New Shots from UNCANNY VALLEY at Capital stage
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

As part of the National New Play Network's Rolling World Premiere, Capital Stage brings its 10th anniversary season to a close with UNCANNY VALLEY by Thomas Gibbons. UNCANNY VALLEY runs now through July 19, 2015. BroadwayWorld has brand-new production shots below! (more...)

Christopher Shinn to Discuss, Sign Works at Drama Book Shop, 2/19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

The Tony Award-winning Drama Book Shop will welcome playwright Christopher Shinn to the legendary store for a discussion and signing of his work on Friday, February 19th at 5:00pm. (more...)

Steve Yockey's BLACKBERRY WINTER Rolling Premiere Comes to CapStage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2016

Capital Stage continues its 2015/16 Season with another National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere. BLACKBERRY WINTER by Steve Yockey will be directed by Capital Stage Co-Founder and Associate Artist Jonathan Williams. (more...)

BACK THE NIGHT to Open This Week at Boston Playwrights' Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

The Boston Playwrights' Theatre (BPT) production of BACK THE NIGHT opens this week. (more...)

Playwright Christopher Shinn Will Discuss & Sign His Work at The Drama Book Shop Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

The Tony Award-winning Drama Book Shop will welcome playwright Christopher Shinn to the legendary store for a discussion and signing of his work on Friday, February 19th at 5:00pm. (more...)

Drama Book Shop to Livestream Christopher Shinn Discussion
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

The Tony Award-winning Drama Book Shop will welcome playwright Christopher Shinn to the legendary store for a discussion and signing of his work on Friday, February 19th at 5:00pm. For the first time in the book shop's 99-year history, the event will be live-streamed on Periscope. You can follow the shop and it's stream on Twitter @dramabookshop. The live-stream will begin 5 minutes prior to the event's official start time.  (more...)

Tony Winner Harriet Harris and More Board THE ROADS TO HOME at Primary Stages; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016

Primary Stages, in association with Catherine Adler, Jamie deRoy, and David Richenthal, has announced complete casting for the first show of the 2016/17 season, THE ROADS TO HOME, written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Horton Foote (Harrison, TX). (more...)

Theresa Rebeck's SEMINAR to Make OC Premiere at Chance Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Anaheim's official resident theater company, Chance Theater is pleased to produce the Orange County premiere of Seminar. (more...)

Laura Matthews and Mickey O'Sullivan to Star in The Comrades' DYING CITY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

The Comrades are pleased to announce the cast and creative team for Dying City by Chri, the second show in their inaugural 2016 season, Dying City by Christopher Shinn. (more...)

Maria Rizzo and Rachel Zampelli to Star in THE GULF World Premiere This Fall at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Virginia's Tony-Award winning Signature Theatre presents the world premiere of The Gulf by DC playwright Audrey Cefaly. Directed by Signature's Director of New Works Joe Calarco (Signature Theatre's The Flick, Gypsy), The Gulfcontinues Signature Theatre's commitment to producing regional and local premieres of important new plays. The production stars Maria Rizzo (Signature's Gypsy, West Side Story) and Rachel Zampelli (Signature's The Fix, Dying City), and runs September 13 - November 6 in Signature Theatre's intimate ARK Theatre. (more...)

Ed Asner to Lead Staged Reading of Walter Bagot's ELEVATOR MUSIC at Skylight Theatre, 5/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

Ed Asner, winner of seven EMMY Awards with 20 nominations and five Golden Globes, will star in the staged reading of Walter Bagot's third play, Elevator Music, at the Skylight Theatre. An entertainment icon, Broadway performer, and Television Academy "Hall of Famer," Asner will be sharing the stage with theatre veteran Rob Nagle (recently Rogue Machine's Pocatello, Antaeus, Troubadour, Denver Center, and Arena Stage). (more...)

Jessie Mueller, THE GREAT COMET, WAITRESS Among 2016 Elliot Norton Award Nominees; Full List!
by Louisa Brady - Apr 16, 2016

Among this year's nominees for Outstanding Musical Production by a Large Theater are WAITRESS and NATASHA, PIERRE, AND THE  GREAT COMET OF 1812, both at American Repertory Theatre. Tony winner Jessie Mueller and Denee Benton also each received nods for their respective performances.  (more...)

GAME OF SILENCE Star Michael Raymond-James to Lead BTG's CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

Berkshire Theatre Group announces casting for Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, with TV and Film actor, Michael Raymond-James as Brick. Neil Genzlinger (New York Times) suggests that Raymond-James is 'scary good," in NBC's new series Game of Silence, adding that he 'injects a sense of ominous unpredictability into this well-made revenge thriller." In addition, Michael Raymond-James has appeared in hit shows such as, True Blood and Once Upon a Time, as well as the feature films, Black Snake Moan with Justin Timberlake, and Jack Reacher with Tom Cruise. (more...)

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