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Central Works to Close Season with RECIPE, Opening 10/18Central Works to Close Season with RECIPE, Opening 10/18
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

Central Works concludes the 2014 season with 'Recipe,' a profoundly funny new work by Michael Gene Sullivan, opening with a press Night on Saturday October 18 at 8 pm and running through November 23 at the historic Berkeley City Club. Sullivan serves up the laughs in this delicious take on a circle of sweet old grandmotherly bakers, who just happen to be dedicated to the armed overthrow of the United States government. But baking pies and cakes isn't enough to satisfy these four intrepid refugees from the sixties, and their burning desire to 'Up the Revolution!' Directed by Gary Graves, 'Recipe'is Central Works 45th world premiere and features Velina Brown* (Diane), Tamar Cohn (Ruth), Phoebe Moyer* (Lillian), Lynne Soffer* (Helen) and Jan Zvaifler (Janice), (*member AEA). It's one thing to say 'The government is probably listening to my calls,' but what do you do when you find out it's true? If it seems that the government that you call 'a fascist, surveillance state' has specifically targeted you, is specifically watching YOU (it's not paranoia if they really are after you!), then what? How do you live your life knowing that all your fears may, actually, be true? (more...)

Main Street Theater Opens 39th Season with THE REAL THING TonightMain Street Theater Opens 39th Season with THE REAL THING Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2013

Main Street Theater opens its 39th MainStage season with Tom Stoppard's brilliant exploration of love and language, The Real Thing. The Real Thing opens tonight, September 5 and runs through September 29 at Main Street Theater - Rice Village, 2540 Times Blvd. (more...)

Tony Winner Rosemary Harris to Star in Roundabout Theatre's INDIAN INK this FallTony Winner Rosemary Harris to Star in Roundabout Theatre's INDIAN INK this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced Tony Award winner Rosemary Harris will play the role of 'Eleanor Swan' in the Off-Broadway premiere of Tom Stoppard's Indian Ink, directed by Carey Perloff. The production will begin performances on September 4 and open Sunday, September 28, 2014 at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold & Miriam Steinberg Centre for Theatre (111 West 46th Street). (more...)

Brian d'Arcy James, Malcolm Gets and More to Join Ethan Hawke in LCT's MACBETH; Cast Announced!Brian d'Arcy James, Malcolm Gets and More to Join Ethan Hawke in LCT's MACBETH; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 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 on Thursday, October 24 and open on Thursday, November 21 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

Rebecca Finnegan Set for Porchlight's ANYONE CAN WHISTLE TonightRebecca Finnegan Set for Porchlight's ANYONE CAN WHISTLE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2013

Porchlight Music Theatre is proud to announce the first production in its new series presenting the 'lost' gems of one particular year in Broadway history, 'Porchlight Revisits...' The inaugural series focuses on the year 1964 and opens with Anyone Can Whistle, book by Arthur Laurents (Gypsy, West Side Story) and music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim (Follies, Sweeney Todd), starring Rebecca Finnegan, with direction by Christopher Pazdernik and music direction by Aaron Benham. Presented for one night only, Anyone Can Whistle plays tonight, Sept. 25 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Michael Cumpsty, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio and Alessandro Nivola Join Roger Rees in Roundabout Theatre's THE WINSLOW BOY, Beg. TonightMichael Cumpsty, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio and Alessandro Nivola Join Roger Rees in Roundabout Theatre's THE WINSLOW BOY, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2013

Roundabout Theatre Company presents The Winslow Boy, starring Tony nominee Michael Cumpsty as 'Desmond Curry', Academy & Tony Award nominee Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio as 'Grace Winslow', Alessandro Nivola as 'Sir Robert Morton' and Tony Award winner Roger Rees as 'Arthur Winslow'. (more...)

Jay Sullivan, Jeffrey Bean and James Black to Lead DRACULA at the Alley Theatre This FallJay Sullivan, Jeffrey Bean and James Black to Lead DRACULA at the Alley Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for Dracula, the Original Vampire Play, the second production in the 'Alley Theatre @ UH' season. Featuring iconic costume and set designs by Edward Gorey, the Alley's production is based on the original 1927 adaptation of the classic thriller that marvelously balances the menace of the horror tale with sophisticated satire. (more...)

Main Street Theater Extends THE REAL THING thru Oct 6Main Street Theater Extends THE REAL THING thru Oct 6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2013

Main Street Theater is extending its 39th Season opener, Tom Stoppard's The Real Thing, through October 6. 3 performances have been added: Friday, Oct. 4 at 8pm; Saturday, Oct. 5 at 8pm; Sunday, Oct. 6 at 3pm. (more...)

BWW TV: CUTTING-EDGE COMPOSERS CORNER- Matt Doyle Sings Kerrigan & Lowdermilk's 'Last Week's Alcohol'BWW TV: CUTTING-EDGE COMPOSERS CORNER- Matt Doyle Sings Kerrigan & Lowdermilk's 'Last Week's Alcohol'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 4, 2013

Today CEC is shining our spotlight on long-time writing partners Kait Kerrigan and Brian Lowdermilk. Their song 'Last Week's Alcohol' was performed by Matt Doyle, talented star of stage and screen, at our concert at the Canal Room. We are thrilled to share it with all of you on Broadwayworld! (more...)

Rebecca Luker, Rob Kapilow and More Set for Celebrity Series of Boston's WHAT MAKES IT GREAT?, 11/3Rebecca Luker, Rob Kapilow and More Set for Celebrity Series of Boston's WHAT MAKES IT GREAT?, 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2013

Celebrity Series of Boston will present What Makes It Great? With Rob Kapilow on Sunday, November 3, 2013, at 3pm at NEC's Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston. Sponsored by Amy and Joshua Boger. Celebrity Series of Boston has presented What Makes It Great? with Rob Kapilow 33 times since its Boston debut in 1997.? (more...)

Jay Sullivan, Jeffrey Bean and James Black Lead DRACULA, Beginning Tonight at the Alley TheatreJay Sullivan, Jeffrey Bean and James Black Lead DRACULA, Beginning Tonight at the Alley Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for Dracula, the Original Vampire Play, the second production in the 'Alley Theatre @ UH' season. Featuring iconic costume and set designs by Edward Gorey, the Alley's production is based on the original 1927 adaptation of the classic thriller that marvelously balances the menace of the horror tale with sophisticated satire. (more...)

'Barry Edelstein In Conversation with Jack O'Brien' Set for The Old Globe, 12/2'Barry Edelstein In Conversation with Jack O'Brien' Set for The Old Globe, 12/2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2013

The Old Globe will present a one-night-only event, Barry Edelstein In Conversation with Jack O'Brien, on Monday, Dec. 2 at 7:00 p.m. (more...)

Brian d'Arcy James, Malcolm Gets and More to Join Ethan Hawke in LCT's MACBETH; Cast Announced!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...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes at Main Street Theater's THE REAL THINGSTAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes at Main Street Theater's THE REAL THING
by Stage Tube - Oct 2, 2013

Main Street Theater's 39th Season opener, Tom Stoppard's The Real Thing, runs through October 6. BroadwayWorld has a look behind the scenes with the cast and creative team below! (more...)

Cumpsty, Mastrantonio, Nivola and More Join Rees in Roundabout's THE WINSLOW BOY, Opening TonightCumpsty, Mastrantonio, Nivola and More Join Rees in Roundabout's THE WINSLOW BOY, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2013

Roundabout Theatre Company presents The Winslow Boy, starring Tony nominee Michael Cumpsty as 'Desmond Curry', Academy & Tony Award nominee Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio as 'Grace Winslow', Alessandro Nivola as 'Sir Robert Morton' and Tony Award winner Roger Rees as 'Arthur Winslow'. (more...)

BWW Interview: Director Extraordinaire Jack O'Brien Previews His 54 Below Show!BWW Interview: Director Extraordinaire Jack O'Brien Previews His 54 Below Show!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

On November 7 and 8 (9:30PM), director extraordinaire Jack O'Brien will bring his new show to 54 Below, titled 'I've Still Got My Health, So What Do I Care?' Come join O'Brien for a Diamond Jubilee Celebration of a life lived on and off the stage. Tales from Hamlet to Hairspray. Selections from Cole Porter to James Taylor. Stories, songs with an occasional A flat and a surprise guest or two. Directed by Scott Wittman with Musical Director Dan Lipton. For tickets, visit: http://54below.com. O'Brien recently chatted with BroadwayWorld about the upcoming show and you can check out what he had to say below! (more...)

Sunday Special: Annnd... Curtain! This Fall's Broadway DirectorsSunday Special: Annnd... Curtain! This Fall's Broadway Directors
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 30, 2014

A seasoned group of Broadway helmers are bringing magic, drama, history, romance and more to the Great White Way this season. Below, BroadwayWorld rounded up this fall's directors for an in-depth look at their careers. (more...)

Rebecca Luker, Rob Kapilow and More Set for Celebrity Series of Boston's WHAT MAKES IT GREAT? TodayRebecca Luker, Rob Kapilow and More Set for Celebrity Series of Boston's WHAT MAKES IT GREAT? Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2013

Celebrity Series of Boston will present What Makes It Great? With Rob Kapilow today, November 3, 2013, at 3pm at NEC's Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston. Sponsored by Amy and Joshua Boger. Celebrity Series of Boston has presented What Makes It Great? with Rob Kapilow 33 times since its Boston debut in 1997. (more...)

THE SANTALAND DIARIES Returns to Alley Theatre this Holiday Season TonightTHE SANTALAND DIARIES Returns to Alley Theatre this Holiday Season Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2013

Back by popular demand, Todd Waite reprises his role as Houston's favorite holiday elf. A compact, one-character comedy, The Santaland Diaries is a hilarious cult classic featuring comic encounters during the height of the holiday crunch. NPR humorist and best-selling author of Me Talk Pretty One Day and Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, David Sedaris has become one of America's pre-eminent humor writers. Recommended for mature audiences due to language and subject matter. (more...)

And the Verdict Is... Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's IT'S ONLY A PLAY!And the Verdict Is... Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's IT'S ONLY A PLAY!
by Meet the Cast - Nov 2, 2014

The star-studded Broadway production of the backstage comedy It's Only A Play, by 4-time Tony Award winner Terrence McNally, opened on October 9, 2014, at Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the full cast and watch interviews with the company below! (more...)

Michael Learned to Lead Philadelphia Theatre Company's MOTHERS AND SONSMichael Learned to Lead Philadelphia Theatre Company's MOTHERS AND SONS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2014

Philadelphia Theatre Company has announced that actress Michael Learned will be featured in the upcoming production of Mothers and Sons by Terrence McNally and directed by Wendy C. Goldberg, running February 6-March 8. (more...)

Sunday Special: From the Screen to the Boards - This Season's Movie Stars on BroadwaySunday Special: From the Screen to the Boards - This Season's Movie Stars on Broadway
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 16, 2014

From Broadway debuts to stage veterans, this season is swarming with big screen stars. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you the backstory on this year's film-to-stage transplants. Scroll down to learn more, and be sure to let us who you're most excited to see on the Great White Way, plus which actors you'd like to make the leap! (more...)

Tony Speciale to Direct Jordan Dean, Jeff Hayenga, Mark Junek and Elizabeth Morton in LOCUST SONG Reading, 11/17-18Tony Speciale to Direct Jordan Dean, Jeff Hayenga, Mark Junek and Elizabeth Morton in LOCUST SONG Reading, 11/17-18
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2014

Jordan Dean (Mamma Mia! CSC's Midsummer), Jeff Hayenga (The Man Who Came to Dinner, The Elephant Man), Mark Junek ('Smash', Berkeley Rep's Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike) and Elizabeth Morton (Death of a Salesman) will lead an industry reading of Locust Song, a new play by Jerry Marsini on November 17th at 7 pm and on November 18th at 12:30pm at the WorkShop Theater Company's Main Stage, 312 W 36th Street. Drama Desk Nominee, Tony Speciale, who recently directed the Barry Manilow musical Harmony (2014 Suzi Bass Award winner Outstanding Director of a Musical & Outstanding Production of a Musical), will direct the Manhattan reading. (more...)

Jeffrey Bean, Sharon Lockwood and More Star in Alley Theatre's 'VANYA AND SONIA', Beg. TonightJeffrey Bean, Sharon Lockwood and More Star in Alley Theatre's 'VANYA AND SONIA', Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

Tony Award-winning comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike will feature Resident Actor Jeffrey Bean as Vanya, Sharon Lockwood returning to the Alley as Sonia, Alley Artist Josie de Guzman returning as Masha, and Resident Actor Jay Sullivan as Spike. Rounding out the cast and making their Alley debuts are Rachael Holmes as Cassandra and Sarah Nealis as Nina. Jonathan Moscone, Artistic Director of California Shakespeare Theater, helms the production and returns after having directed the Alley's 2011 production of Amadeus. (more...)

Tony Winner Jack O'Brien to Visit Ten Chimneys for Q&A, 6/21Tony Winner Jack O'Brien to Visit Ten Chimneys for Q&A, 6/21
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

On Saturday, June 21st, Ten Chimneys Foundation will welcome renowned Broadway director Mr. Jack O'Brien for a very special Conversation at Ten Chimneys. Mr. O'Brien will delight the audience with stories about his prolific life in the theatre. Mr. O'Brien's work can be seen in The Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park production of Much Ado About Nothing, which runs June 3rd through July 6th in Central Park. Just announced, he will be directing Matthew Broderick and Nathan Lane in a new version of Terrence McNally's It's Only A Play, opening on Broadway in September, 2014. (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...)

Huntington Kicks Off Special Events for THE SEAGULL TomorrowHuntington Kicks Off Special Events for THE SEAGULL Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2014

In conjunction with its upcoming production of Anton Chekhov's passionate classic The Seagull, Huntington Theatre Company will host a number of special post-show conversations. Admission to onsite post-show events is free with a ticket to The Seagull, available at huntingtontheatre.org/seagull, by phone at 617 266 0800, or in person at the BU Theatre (264 Huntington Avenue) and Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA (527 Tremont Street) box offices. Tickets start at $25. Performances begin Today, March 7, 2014 at the Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre. (more...)

Huntington Announces Special Events for THE SEAGULL, Begin. 3/7Huntington Announces Special Events for THE SEAGULL, Begin. 3/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2014

In conjunction with its upcoming production of Anton Chekhov's passionate classic The Seagull, Huntington Theatre Company will host a number of special post-show conversations. Admission to onsite post-show events is free with a ticket to The Seagull, available at huntingtontheatre.org/seagull, by phone at 617 266 0800, or in person at the BU Theatre (264 Huntington Avenue) and Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA (527 Tremont Street) box offices. Tickets start at $25. Performances begin Friday, March 7, 2014 at the Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre. (more...)

THE UNAUTHORIZED AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF SAMANTHA BROWN Begins Tonight at Aurora TheatreTHE UNAUTHORIZED AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF SAMANTHA BROWN Begins Tonight at Aurora Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

The Brand Signature Series at Aurora Theatre continues with The Unauthorized Autobiography of Samantha Brown by New York's best young composers, Kait Kerrigan and Brain Lowdermilk. The show runs tonight, March 13 through April 6, 2014. (more...)

Photo Flash: More Photos from Bay Street Theater's TRAVESTIES Released, Now Through 7/20Photo Flash: More Photos from Bay Street Theater's TRAVESTIES Released, Now Through 7/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2014

Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce that the Tony award-winning comedy TRAVESTIES, by Tom Stoppard, is now on stage through July 20. The production is directed by Gregory Boyd. Tickets can be purchased online now at www.baystreet.org or by calling the Box Office at 631-725-9500, 11 am to Showtime. For more information about Bay Street Theater log on to www.baystreet.org. (more...)

Tony Winner Jack O'Brien Visits Ten Chimneys for Q&A TonightTony Winner Jack O'Brien Visits Ten Chimneys for Q&A Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2014

Tonight, June 21st, Ten Chimneys Foundation will welcome renowned Broadway director Mr. Jack O'Brien for a very special Conversation at Ten Chimneys. Mr. O'Brien will delight the audience with stories about his prolific life in the theatre. Mr. O'Brien's work can be seen in The Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park production of Much Ado About Nothing, which runs June 3rd through July 6th in Central Park. Just announced, he will be directing Matthew Broderick and Nathan Lane in a new version of Terrence McNally's It's Only A Play, opening on Broadway in September, 2014. (more...)

Tony Winner Jack O'Brien Named Honorary Chair of 2014 NYMFTony Winner Jack O'Brien Named Honorary Chair of 2014 NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) has announced that Tony Award winning director Jack O'Brien has been named the honorary chair of the 2014 Festival. (more...)

Tom Stoppard Reveals Title of His New Play for the NationalTom Stoppard Reveals Title of His New Play for the National
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Tom Stoppard's new play at the National now has a name. (more...)

Betty Buckley, Hallie Foote, Annalee Jefferies and Veanne Cox to Lead the Cast of THE OLD FRIENDS at Houston's Alley Theatre, 8/15-9/7Betty Buckley, Hallie Foote, Annalee Jefferies and Veanne Cox to Lead the Cast of THE OLD FRIENDS at Houston's Alley Theatre, 8/15-9/7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

The 'Alley Theatre @ UH' season begins with Betty Buckley, Hallie Foote, Annalee Jefferies and Veanne Cox in award-winning Texas playwright Horton Foote's The Old Friends, a Southwestern premiere. (more...)

Stage West Opens Regional Premiere of the Olivier Award-Winning HEROES TonightStage West Opens Regional Premiere of the Olivier Award-Winning HEROES Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

'Old soldiers never die, they just fade away.' Perhaps that's true for some, but not Gustave, Henri, and Philippe, who are determined to find some adventure and meaning in their final years, in Tom Stoppard's translation of Gerald Sibleyras's charming Heroes, beginning a 5-week regional premiere run at Stage West tonight, July 10. (more...)

Stage West Presents the Regional Premiere of the Olivier Award-Winning HEROES, Begins 7/10Stage West Presents the Regional Premiere of the Olivier Award-Winning HEROES, Begins 7/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

"Old soldiers never die, they just fade away." Perhaps that's true for some, but not Gustave, Henri, and Philippe, who are determined to find some adventure and meaning in their final years, in Tom Stoppard's translation of Gerald Sibleyras's charming Heroes, beginning a 5-week regional premiere run at Stage West on Thursday, July 10. (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...)

Tony Winner Rosemary Harris to Star in Roundabout Theatre's INDIAN INK this FallTony Winner Rosemary Harris to Star in Roundabout Theatre's INDIAN INK this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced Tony Award winner Rosemary Harris will play the role of 'Eleanor Swan' in the Off-Broadway premiere of Tom Stoppard's Indian Ink, directed by Carey Perloff. The production will begin performances on September 4 and open Sunday, September 28, 2014 at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold & Miriam Steinberg Centre for Theatre (111 West 46th Street). (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...)

THE UNAUTHORIZED AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF SAMANTHA BROWN Begins 3/13 at Aurora TheatreTHE UNAUTHORIZED AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF SAMANTHA BROWN Begins 3/13 at Aurora Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

The Brand Signature Series at Aurora Theatre continues with The Unauthorized Autobiography of Samantha Brown by New York's best young composers, Kait Kerrigan and Brain Lowdermilk. The show runs March 13 through April 6, 2014. Samantha Brown is a girl who has what every teenager wants: brains, a boyfriend, functional parents and an acceptance letter to the college of her choice. Yet she sits in her car with her bags packed and can't turn the key in the ignition. At the crossroads to adulthood, will Samantha come to terms with her parents' expectations, her first love, and a lost friendship and start the car, drive away and find freedom? (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...)

'Barry Edelstein In Conversation with Jack O'Brien' Set for The Old Globe Today'Barry Edelstein In Conversation with Jack O'Brien' Set for The Old Globe Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2013

The Old Globe presents a one-night-only event, Barry Edelstein In Conversation with Jack O'Brien, tonight, Monday, Dec. 2 at 7:00 p.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Main Street Theater's THE REAL THINGPhoto Flash: First Look at Main Street Theater's THE REAL THING
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2013

Main Street Theater opens its 39th MainStage season with Tom Stoppard's brilliant exploration of love and language, The Real Thing. With previews August 31, September 1 and 4, The Real Thing opens September 5 and runs through September 29 at Main Street Theater - Rice Village, 2540 Times Blvd. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Alex Breaux and Madeline Weinstein Join Roundabout's THE REAL THINGAlex Breaux and Madeline Weinstein Join Roundabout's THE REAL THING
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced additional casting for The Real Thing, starring Ewan McGregor as 'Henry,' Maggie Gyllenhaal as 'Annie,' Cynthia Nixon as 'Charlotte' and Josh Hamilton as 'Max.' Tom Stoppard's Tony Award-winning play The Real Thing, directed by Sam Gold begins preview performances on Thursday, October 2, 2014 and opens officially on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42ndStreet). This is a limited engagement. The cast also includes Alex Breaux as 'Brodie' and Madeline Weinstein as 'Debbie.' Final casting to be announced. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Williamstown Theatre Festival Staff 'Lip Dubs' Queen's 'Don't Stop Me Now'STAGE TUBE: Williamstown Theatre Festival Staff 'Lip Dubs' Queen's 'Don't Stop Me Now'
by Stage Tube - Aug 18, 2013

In honor of the conclusion of the 2013 Williamstown Theatre Festival, the staff, including interns, apprentices, and more crafted an elaborate 'Lip Dup' to the tune of Queen's 'Don't Stop Me Now.' Check it out below! (more...)

InDepth InterView: Norm Lewis Talks THE TEMPEST, LES MIZ, SCANDAL, Broadway Memories, Future Plans & MoreInDepth InterView: Norm Lewis Talks THE TEMPEST, LES MIZ, SCANDAL, Broadway Memories, Future Plans & More
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 17, 2013

Today we are talking a phenomenally talented performer known for his decades treading the boards in a number of featured and lead roles, most recently wowing crowds with his turn as one of the title characters in THE GERSHWINS' PORGY & BESS - the engaging and golden-voiced Norm Lewis. Discussing many of his most celebrated roles as well as some more obscure, Lewis paints a vivid picture of his career trajectory thus far and shares compelling and candid stories of working on productions as varied and diverse as the original Broadway versions of THE WHO'S TOMMY, SIDE SHOW, THE WILD PARTY, AMOUR, THE LITTLE MERMAID and SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM as well as his sensational work regionally in projects such as his recent essaying of Javert in LES MISERABLES at The Muny (to say nothing of the 25th Anniversary live at the 02) as well as turns in SWEENEY TODD and THE WIZARD & I: THE MUSIC OF STEPHEN SCHWARTZ among many others. Additionally, Lewis sheds some light on his recent onscreen work, clueing us in on how he became involved with hit nighttime soap SCANDAL and how he enjoyeds working with co-stars Kerry Washington and Tony Goldwyn on it - and if we will possibly see him in Season Three, perhaps. Plus, Lewis opens up about his upcoming solo gigs and performing plans - including first news on his starring part in the upcoming Public Theater musical version of THE TEMPEST - as well as touches upon a host of topics ranging from his appearances at spectacular special events - DREAMGIRLS: IN CONCERT, HAIR: IN CONCERT, TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA in the Park - to his appearance in SEX & THE CITY 2 (opposite Liza Minnelli) to recording studio work, dream projects, future goals, favorite workshop/reading experiences and much, much more! (more...)

Betty Buckley, Hallie Foote, Annalee Jefferies and Veanne Cox to Lead the Cast of THE OLD FRIENDS at Houston's Alley Theatre, Now thru 9/7Betty Buckley, Hallie Foote, Annalee Jefferies and Veanne Cox to Lead the Cast of THE OLD FRIENDS at Houston's Alley Theatre, Now thru 9/7
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

The 'Alley Theatre @ UH' season begins with Betty Buckley, Hallie Foote, Annalee Jefferies and Veanne Cox in award-winning Texas playwright Horton Foote's The Old Friends, a Southwestern premiere. (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...)

Eileen O'Brien, Joe McGann & More to Star in Michael Wynne's HOPE PLACE at Liverpool EverymanEileen O'Brien, Joe McGann & More to Star in Michael Wynne's HOPE PLACE at Liverpool Everyman
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

Rachel Kavanaugh directs Michael Wynne's remarkable new play Hope Place, a tender portrayal of family life and how memories, real and imagined, can shape our lives. The play was specially commissioned for the opening season at the new Everyman Theatre and elegantly captures the living history that is, the Liverpool Everyman. (more...)

Jeffrey Bean, Sharon Lockwood and More to Star in Alley Theatre's 'VANYA AND SONIA'; Cast and Creatives Set!Jeffrey Bean, Sharon Lockwood and More to Star in Alley Theatre's 'VANYA AND SONIA'; Cast and Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for recent Tony Award-winning comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Appearing in titles roles are Resident Actor Jeffrey Bean as Vanya, Sharon Lockwood returning to the Alley as Sonia, Alley Artist Josie de Guzman returning as Masha, and Resident Actor Jay Sullivan as Spike. Rounding out the cast and making their Alley debuts are Rachael Holmes as Cassandra and Sarah Nealis as Nina. Jonathan Moscone, Artistic Director of California Shakespeare Theater, helms the production and returns after having directed the Alley's 2011 production of Amadeus. (more...)

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