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James McAvoy, Helen Mirren, Michael Grandage and More Make Longlist for 2013 London Evening Standard Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2013

The longlist is announced today for the 59th London Evening Standard Theatre Awards. The Awards, hosted by London Evening Standard proprietor Evgeny Lebedev, will be compered by Damian Lewis, the Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning star of TV's Homeland, at a gala black-tie evening at the Savoy Hotel on Sunday November 17. (more...)

Longlist Announced For Evening Standard Awards 2013; Includes Dench, Mirren, McAvoy
by BWW Special Coverage - Oct 25, 2013

The longlist for the annual Evening Standard Theatre Awards has been announced, and includes Dame Judi Dench, Dame Helen Mirren, James McAvoy and Dominic West. (more...)

The Old Globe Sets MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Cast and Creative Team
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2013

The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team for The Old Globe/University of San Diego Graduate Theatre Program presentation of William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, running Nov. 9 - Nov. 17 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Opening night is Nov. 9 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Curve Announces New Production Of HAIRSPRAY, Starring David Witts
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2013

Artistic Director Paul Kerryson has announced a new production of Hairspray, with David Witts as Link Larkin. The production opens on 5 March 2014, with previews from 28 February, and running until 5 April. (more...)

TWELFTH NIGHT Star Stephen Fry to Guest on THE COLBERT REPORT, 10/24
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2013

Stephen Fry, who is making his Broadway acting debut as Malvolio in the critically acclaimed Shakespeare's Globe production of TWELFTH NIGHT, will be a guest on 'The Colbert Report' on Thursday, October 24. 'The Colbert Report' airs at 11:30 PM ET on Comedy Central, 10:30 PM Central. (more...)

Brian d'Arcy James, Malcolm Gets and More to Join Ethan Hawke in LCT's MACBETH; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2013

Lincoln Center Theater, under the direction of Producing Artistic Director Andre Bishop, has announced that Bianca Amato, Shirine Babb, John Patrick Doherty, Austin Durant, Richard Easton, Francesca Faridany, Stephanie Fieger, Malcolm Gets, John Glover, Ben Horner, Ruy Iskandar, Brian d'Arcy James, Byron Jennings, Aaron Krohn, Jeremiah Maestas, Christopher McHale, Jonny Orsini, Sam Poon, Triney Sandoval, Nathan Stark, Daniel Sunjata, Patrick Vaill, Tyler Lansing Weaks and Derek Wilson will join Ethan Hawke and Anne-Marie Duff in its upcoming production of Shakespeare's MACBETH, directed by Jack O'Brien. The production, which will feature a cast of 27, will begin previews today, October 24 and open today, November 21 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

The Old Globe's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2013

The Old Globe presents The Old Globe/University of San Diego Graduate Theatre Program presentation of William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, running tonight, Nov. 9 - Nov. 17 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Opening night is tonight, Nov. 9 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Lookingglass Theatre to Present THE LITTLE PRINCE, 12/5-2/2
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2013

Continuing its 26th Season, Lookingglass Theatre Company presents The Little Prince, produced in Association with The Actors Gymnasium, by Rick Cummins and John Scoullar, based on the book by Antoine de Saint-Exupery, and directed by Ensemble Member David Catlin. The Little Prince runs December 5, 2013 - February 2, 2014 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. The Press Opening is Saturday, December 14, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Meet the Broadway Class of 2013- Fall Edition!
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 3, 2013

With the Broadway Fall season in full swing, and a constant need for replacements, there is a solid group of performers making their Broadway debuts this Fall. Meet all of Broadway's newest stars below! (more...)

Royal & Derngate Announce 2014 MADE IN NORTHAMPTON Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2013

Building on the successes of recent years at Northampton's Royal & Derngate, new Artistic Director James Dacretoday announced details of his first Made In Northampton season. (more...)

Rubicon Hosts HOLIDAY CENTRAL with 35 Seasonal Shows, Now thru 12/23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2013

Move over Grinch; Santa Claus is coming to town and taking up residence at Rubicon Theatre in Ventura! Rubicon's November/ December HOLIDAY CENTRAL calendar offers a sparkling array of more than 35 shows and events for all ages. The festivities begin with the return of a holiday revue with six Broadway singers and a local children's chorus; followed by a late-night adult comedy presented in a cabaret setting; a poetic reading of wartime love letters; and culminating with an enchanting new musical from the Tony and Olivier Award-winning director of Les Miserables and Nicholas Nickleby and the creators of Jane Eyre and Daddy Long Legs, who will have a five-week residency at Rubicon during the holidays. (more...)

Rubicon to Host HOLIDAY CENTRAL with 35 Seasonal Shows, 11/29-12/23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2013

Move over Grinch; Santa Claus is coming to town and taking up residence at Rubicon Theatre in Ventura! Rubicon's November/ December HOLIDAY CENTRAL calendar offers a sparkling array of more than 35 shows and events for all ages. The festivities begin with the return of a holiday revue with six Broadway singers and a local children's chorus; followed by a late-night adult comedy presented in a cabaret setting; a poetic reading of wartime love letters; and culminating with an enchanting new musical from the Tony and Olivier Award-winning director of Les Miserables and Nicholas Nickleby and the creators of Jane Eyre and Daddy Long Legs, who will have a five-week residency at Rubicon during the holidays. (more...)

James McAvoy, Helen Mirren, Michael Grandage and More Make Longlist for 2013 London Evening Standard Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2013

The longlist is announced today for the 59th London Evening Standard Theatre Awards. The Awards, hosted by London Evening Standard proprietor Evgeny Lebedev, will be compered by Damian Lewis, the Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning star of TV's Homeland, at a gala black-tie evening at the Savoy Hotel today November 17. (more...)

Kareem Bandealy Set for The Gift's OTHELLO
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

The Gift Theatre has announced that Kareem Bandealy will star as Othello and artistic director and ensemble member Michael Patrick Thornton will play villainous Iago in its production of William Shakespeare's tragedy Othello, directed by Jonathan Berry (Dirty). This marks The Gift Theatre's first Shakespeare production ever mounted in its intimate 40-seat theater and Berry's Shakespearean directorial debut. (more...)

Eddie Izzard Performs a 'Force Majeure' in 3 Languages Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Eddie Izzard 'Force Majeure' to present A Preview Presentation in 3 Languages tonight, March 28, 2014 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM; 7pm: in German; 8pm: in French; 9pm: in English, followed by a talk back at Whitney Humanities Center (WALL53), Auditorium, 53 Wall St., New Haven, CT 06511 (more...)

Tom Mannion, Brid Brennan and More Star in ALL MY SONS at Regent's Park Open Air, May 15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

Casting for Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's 2014 production of All My Sons was announced today, with further casting confirmed for Hobson's Choice and the Gershwins' Porgy and Bess. The season opens on 15 May. (more...)

Eddie Izzard to Perform a 'Force Majeure' in 3 Languages, 3/28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

Eddie Izzard 'Force Majeure' to present A Preview Presentation in 3 Languages Friday, March 28, 2014 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM; 7pm: in German; 8pm: in French; 9pm: in English, followed by a talk back at Whitney Humanities Center (WALL53), Auditorium, 53 Wall St., New Haven, CT 06511 (more...)

force/collision to Present JARMAN (ALL THIS MADDENING BEAUTY), 4/17-27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

force/collision announces its current performance project, Jarman (all this maddening beauty) will be livestreamed on HowlRound TV on April 20th at 4:00pm. Inspired by queer avant-garde artist, activist and filmmaker, Jarman (all this maddening beauty) invades the mind and artistic aesthetic of Derek Jarman (The Last of England, Sebastiane, The Tempest) to create a poetic and visually dynamic mash-up of video and live performance. This project will premiere in 2014 to coincide with the 20th anniversary of Jarman's death. (more...)

The Queen's Company to Stage All-Female SIR PATIENT FANCY at The Wild Project, 3/15-4/5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2014

The Queen's Company, New York City's acclaimed all-female classical theater company, presents a rare production of Aphra Behn's Sir Patient Fancy, directed by The Queen's Company Artistic Director Rebecca Patterson. Sir Patient Fancy runs from March 15 - April 5, 2014 in a limited engagement at the Wild Project, located at 195 East 3rd Street between Avenue A and Avenue B in New York City. (more...)

Full Cast and Creatives Announced for Yale Rep's THESE PAPER BULLETS!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE presents the world premiere of THESE PAPER BULLETS!, a modish ripoff of William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, adapted by Rolin Jones, with songs by Billie Joe Armstrong, and directed by Jackson Gay, March 14-April 5 at the University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is Thursday, March 20. (more...)

I LOVE LUCY LIVE ON STAGE Makes Texas Premiere at Bass Hall, Now thru 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

Performing Arts Fort Worth will present the Texas premiere of I LOVE LUCY LIVE ON STAGE, the brand-new, nationally touring hit stage show adapted from the most beloved program in television history. The show runs today, March 11-16, 2014, at Bass Performance Hall. (more...)

VARIATION ON A THEME To Run At Finborough, Starring Rachael Stirling
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

The first ever production in more than fifty years of Terence Rattigan's Variation on a Theme opens at the multi-award-winning Finborough Theatre in a strictly limited four-week season from Tuesday, 25 February 2014, starring twice Olivier Award nominated Rachael Stirling. (more...)

Eddie Izzard to Bring Tour to PlayhouseSquare, 5/30
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

The Los Angeles Times calls Eddie Izzard 'the funniest man in, well, almost all of the known universe!' And now, after too long an absence, British actor-comedian Izzard returns to PlayhouseSquare during a stop on his Force Majeure World Tour with one 8 pm performance, Friday, May 30 at the Palace Theatre. Tickets go on sale to the public Tues., February 4 at 10 am priced at $70, $58 & $48.50, available at playhousesquare.org; the Ticket Office; or 216-241-6000. (more...)

The Hypocrites to Bring ROMEO JULIET & 12 NIGHTS to A.R.T. Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University has announced the return of the Chicago company The Hypocrites, with their mash-up of Shakespeare's Romeo Juliet and 12 Nights. Adapted and directed by Artistic Director Sean Graney, the two productions will play in repertory at OBERON, 2 Arrow Street, Cambridge. Both productions are appropriate to children over the age of ten. (more...)

Eddie Izzard to Perform at the Fox Theatre, 6/19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2014

Fox Concerts & WestBeth Entertainment presents EDDIE IZZARD THE WORLD TOUR- AMERICA 2014 on Thursday, June 9 at 8 pm Live at The Fox Theatre! Tickets are $73, $58, $48 & $38. On-Sale Information: Tickets go on sale Tuesday, February 4 at 10am online at metrotix.com, by calling 314-534-1111, or in person at the Fox Theatre Box Office. (more...)

Eddie Izzard to Perform at the Fox Theatre, 5/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2014

One of the most acclaimed comedians of his generation, Eddie Izzard, will bring his Force Majeure world tour, presented by WestBeth Entertainment, to the Fox Theatre on Friday, May 23, 2014 at 8PM. Tickets range from $40.50-$65.50 and will be available for purchase on Tuesday, February 4 at 10:00 AM at www.FoxTheatre.org, by calling 855-285-8499 or at the Fox Theatre Ticket Office. (more...)

Full Cast and Creatives Announced for Yale Rep's THESE PAPER BULLETS!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2014

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE presents the world premiere of THESE PAPER BULLETS!, a modish ripoff of William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, adapted by Rolin Jones, with songs by Billie Joe Armstrong, and directed by Jackson Gay, March 14-April 5 at the University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is Thursday, March 20. (more...)

Eddie Izzard to Perform at The Orpheum, 5/25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2014

Eddie Izzard will bring his massive Force Majeure world tour to Memphis, TN at the Orpheum Theatre on Sunday, May 25th at 8:00 PM. The tour will visit 32 cities through the spring with more dates to be announced later this year. Tickets go on sale Tuesday, February 4. Presented by WestBeth Entertainment, a full list of U.S. tour dates with links to tickets is available at www.EddieIzzard.com. Follow Eddie here. (more...)

Broadway's Hannah Yelland and Tristan Sturrock to Lead Kneehigh's BRIEF ENCOUNTER at the Wallis, Beg. 2/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 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 February 15 to March 23, 2014 (press opening February 19). Yelland and Sturrock are joined by fellow New York cast members Joe Alessi, Dorothy Atkinson, Damon Daunno, and Annette Laughlin. Musician David Brown appeared in the show in the UK and musician James Gow joins the company for The Wallis engagement. (more...)

Tina Benko, Michael Esper and More Join MTC's TALES FROM RED VIENNA; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director), Barry Grove (Executive Producer), and Mandy Greenfield (Artistic Producer) are pleased to announce complete casting for the upcoming world premiere production of TALES FROM RED VIENNA, the new play by David Grimm (Measure for Pleasure), directed by Kate Whoriskey (Ruined at MTC). (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at trip.'s 4PLAY SEX IN A SERIES at the Den Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2014

trip. presents their inaugural production outside of New York with the Midwest premiere of 4PLAY sex in a series at The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave., Thursday, Feb. 13 - Saturday, March 15. The first full-length play produced by the company in Chicago, 4PLAY sex in a series is written by Graham Brown, Nathan Faudree and Lisa Roth and is directed by Graham Brown. Opening/press night is Thursday, Feb. 13 at 10 p.m. The regular performance schedule through Saturday, March 15 is Thursdays - Saturdays at 10 p.m. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast onstage below! (more...)

EDDIE IZZARD: FORCE MAJEURE Comes to Pittsburgh, May 31 - June 1, 2014, Byham Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2014

Eddie Izzard will bring his massive Force Majeure world tour to the U.S., visiting 32 cities through the spring with more dates to be announced later this year. The tour will visit Pittsburgh's Byham Theater, downtown Pittsburgh, on Saturday May 31 at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, June 1 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are on sale now. Tickets start at $50.25 and are available at TrustArts.org, by calling 412-456-6666, and in person at the Box Office at Theater Square, 655 Penn Avenue. Limit 6 tickets per customer. Presented by WestBeth Entertainment, a full list of U.S. tour dates with links to tickets is available at www.EddieIzzard.com. You can follow Eddie here. (more...)

I LOVE LUCY LIVE ON STAGE to Make Texas Premiere at Bass Hall, 3/11-16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

Performing Arts Fort Worth will present the Texas premiere of I LOVE LUCY LIVE ON STAGE, the brand-new, nationally touring hit stage show adapted from the most beloved program in television history. The show runs March 11-16, 2014, at Bass Performance Hall. (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 16
by - Feb 16, 2014

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, February 16, 2014. (more...)

Broadway'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...)

Photo Flash: trip.'s 4PLAY SEX IN A SERIES Opens Tonight at the Den Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

trip. presents their inaugural production outside of New York with the Midwest premiere of 4PLAY sex in a series at The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave., tonight, Feb. 13 - Saturday, March 15. The first full-length play produced by the company in Chicago, 4PLAY sex in a series is written by Graham Brown, Nathan Faudree and Lisa Roth and is directed by Graham Brown. Opening/press night is Thursday, Feb. 13 at 10 p.m. The regular performance schedule through Saturday, March 15 is Thursdays - Saturdays at 10 p.m. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast onstage below! (more...)

The Queen's Company to Stage All-Female SIR PATIENT FANCY at The Wild Project, 3/15-4/5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

The Queen's Company, New York City's acclaimed all-female classical theater company, presents a rare production of Aphra Behn's Sir Patient Fancy, directed by The Queen's Company Artistic Director Rebecca Patterson. Sir Patient Fancy runs from March 15 - April 5, 2014 in a limited engagement at the Wild Project, located at 195 East 3rd Street between Avenue A and Avenue B in New York City. (more...)

Lookingglass Theatre Presents THE LITTLE PRINCE, Now thru 2/2
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2013

Continuing its 26th Season, Lookingglass Theatre Company presents The Little Prince, produced in Association with The Actors Gymnasium, by Rick Cummins and John Scoullar, based on the book by Antoine de Saint-Exupery, and directed by Ensemble Member David Catlin. The Little Prince runs tonight, December 5, 2013 - February 2, 2014 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. The Press Opening is Saturday, December 14, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

On Her Shoulders to Stage A BOLD STROKE FOR A WIFE Reading, 12/16
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2013

On Her Shoulders is pleased to present a staged reading of A Bold Stroke for a Wife by Susanna Centlivre, directed by Rebecca Patterson and edited by Tasha Gordon Solomon, on December 16, 2013. (more...)

Eddie Izzard Signs 'Holding Deal' to Star in NBC Series
by TV News Desk - Dec 4, 2013

Variety reports that funnyman Eddie Izzard has signed a talent 'holding deal' with NBC to possibly become the network's next leading man. (more...)

Jenny Rainsford and Gerald Kyd Star in Park Theatre's LITTLE BLACK BOOK, Now thru Jan 19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2013

WSP presents Little Black Book by Jean-Claude Carriere, translated by Solvene Tiffou and directed by Kate Fahy at the Park Theatre, running today, December 17, 2013 through January 19, 2014. Jenny Rainsford stars as 'She' and Gerald Kyd stars as 'He' in what Fahy told the Daily Mail is a 'romantic, sexy, funny and absurd story' rarely seen in the UK. (more...)

Cast Announced for Finborough's VALLEY OF SONG, Running Jan 5-25
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2013

The Finborough Theatre's acclaimed Celebrating British Music Theatre series returns with Ivor Novello's very last musical, Valley of Song, playing a week of Sunday and Monday evening and Tuesday matinee performances from Sunday, 5 January 2014 (Press Night: Monday, 6 January 2014 at 7.30pm), followed by a two week run from Sunday, 12 January 2014. (more...)

On Her Shoulders Stages A BOLD STROKE FOR A WIFE Reading Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2013

On Her Shoulders presents a staged reading of A Bold Stroke for a Wife by Susanna Centlivre, directed by Rebecca Patterson and edited by Tasha Gordon Solomon, tonight, December 16, 2013. The Play in Context, a special component contextualizing the script in its historical time and place, will be delivered at the top of the evening. Doors open at 6:30pm for a 6:45pm curtain; tickets are free to the public. The performance is at the New School, Wollman Hall, 65 West 11th Street. R.S.V.P to OnHerShouldersReservations@gmail.com. (more...)

Jenny Rainsford and Gerald Kyd to Star in Park Theatre's LITTLE BLACK BOOK, Dec 17-Jan 19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2013

WSP presents Little Black Book by Jean-Claude Carriere, translated by Solvene Tiffou and directed by Kate Fahy at the Park Theatre, running December 17, 2013 through January 19, 2014. Jenny Rainsford stars as 'She' and Gerald Kyd stars as 'He' in what Fahy told the Daily Mail is a 'romantic, sexy, funny and absurd story' rarely seen in the UK. (more...)

Clive Wood, Eve Best Take Title Roles In ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA At The Globe. From May 17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2014

Shakespeare's Globe is delighted to announce full casting for Jonathan Munby's Antony & Cleopatra. Clive Wood will take the role of Marc Antony and Eve Best will play the alluringly ambiguous Cleopatra. The production also stars Jolyon Coy as Octavius Caesar, Phil Daniels as Enobarbus and Sirine Saba as Charmian. (more...)

Axis Company to Present Edgar Oliver's IN THE PARK, 5/8-6/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

Axis Company will present the world premiere of In The Park, a new solo show from esteemed actor, playwright, storyteller and longtime Axis member Edgar Oliver. Directed by Randy Sharp, Artistic Director of Axis and the director of Oliver's first solo show, the acclaimed, Edinburgh Fringe First Award-winning East 10th Street, In The Park follows Oliver's Helen & Edgar (2012), which The New York Times' Ben Brantley called 'utterly absorbing and unexpectedly moving.' The new production comes on the heels of Axis' recent hit Nothing On Earth (Can Hold Houdini), which was written and directed by Sharp and lauded by The New York Times and others. (more...)

force/collision Presents JARMAN (ALL THIS MADDENING BEAUTY), Now thru 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

force/collision announces its current performance project, Jarman (all this maddening beauty) will be livestreamed on HowlRound TV on April 20th at 4:00pm. Inspired by queer avant-garde artist, activist and filmmaker, Jarman (all this maddening beauty) invades the mind and artistic aesthetic of Derek Jarman (The Last of England, Sebastiane, The Tempest) to create a poetic and visually dynamic mash-up of video and live performance. This project will premiere in 2014 to coincide with the 20th anniversary of Jarman's death. (more...)

Stage Guild's ELLING Opens 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

The Washington Stage Guild completes its Season of Dreams with the area premiere of Simon Bent's ELLING, a whimsical comedy of the power of friendship when everyday life is an adventure. Bent's London hit is based on a quartet of novels by the Norwegian writer Ingvar Ambjornsen that was the source of an Oscar-nominated film in 2002. ELLING is the story of a pair of misfits who, after rooming together for years in an institution, are offered an independent life - if they can cope with it. Elling and Kjell Bjarne must learn to deal with the world and each other's fears and quirks, and Elling's discovery of literary ambition becomes a path to a 'normal' life. Along the way the two have a series of offbeat adventures as they struggle with bureaucracy, relationships, and their own demons. (more...)

Northlight Theatre to Present LOST IN YONKERS, 5/2-6/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents Lost in Yonkers by Neil Simon, directed by Devon de Mayo. The production will run at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie, from May 2 - June 8, 2014. The Press Opening is Friday, May 9, at 7:30 pm. (more...)

ALL OUR TRAGIC World Premiere and More Set for The Hypocrites' 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2014

The Hypocrites are pleased to announce their 2014-15 Season, beginning in August 2014 with the world premiere of ALL OUR TRAGIC, an unparalleled twelve-hour theatrical adaptation that combines all 32 surviving Greek tragedies into a single epic narrative, adapted and directed by Founding Artistic Director Sean Graney*. Audiences may experience ALL OUR TRAGIC at a single twelve-hour marathon performance (with ample breaks for food and beverage) or through shorter installments spread over multiple weekends. (more...)

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