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Mama Rose meets "The Hostess with the Mostes' on the Ball" in Happy Hunting, the 1956 musical that was a star vehicle written for the incomparable Ethel Merman. A huge, flamboyant, bubbly, light-hearted romp, Happy Hunting features a gag-filled book by the authors of Anything Goes and a delectable score featuring the Merman classics "Mutual Admiration Society" and "Gee, But It's Good to Be Here."

Glory Crampton and More Among Center Productions, Inc. Roster of Artists for 2013-14 Booking Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2012

Center Productions, Inc., has announced its roster of artists for the 2013-14 Booking Season. Center Productions, Inc. was founded in 2006 and has quickly proved to be one of the most respected booking agencies in the performing arts industry. Center Productions prides itself on its extraordinary artists and exceptional customer service. (more...)

AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY W/ Estelle Parsons Comes To Seattle
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2009

AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, the 2008 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play that tells the bitingly funny and sensationally entertaining tale of the Weston family of Pawhuska, Oklahoma, is coming to Seattle on Tuesday, October 27 for eight performances only starring Academy Award winner Estelle Parsons in the role of the family matriarch, Violet. Tickets for the Seattle engagement are available now as part of the four-show season package, by calling (toll-free) 888-451-4042. Tickets are also available through the National Group Sales department, with a minimum of 20 tickets purchased (toll-free) 888-214-6856. Single tickets for AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY will be available in the summer. Ms. Parsons is currently appearing in the show on Broadway where The New York Times recently raved, 'Estelle Parsons gives a superb performance...sends chills down your spine. It may prove to be a crowning moment in an illustrious career.' Ms. Parsons joined the company in June, 2008. Estelle Parsons' first foray into the business began when she was hired by 'The Today Show,' first as a production assistant, then staff writer, which eventually led her to become the first female television network political news reporter. Estelle began acting and appeared in her first stage performance on Broadway in Happy Hunting. Since then, Estelle has gone on to either star in or direct more than 25 productions. Most notably, she has been nominated for the Tony Award for her performances in THE SEVEN DESCENTS OF MYRTLE, AND MISS REARDON DRINKS A LITTLE, MISS MARGARIDA'S WAY and MORNINGS AT SEVEN. (more...)

THE VELOCITY OF AUTUMN Headed for Broadway Spring 2013 Starring Estelle Parsons and Stephen Spinella
by Rialto Chatter - Oct 11, 2012

According to The Washington Post, Molly Smith, artistic director of Arena Stage has signed on to direct a production of Eric Coble's THE VELOCITY OF AUTUMN on Broadway in the Spring of 2013, a production that'll mark Broadway debuts for both. Lead producer Larry Kaye has said that signed on to star will be Estelle Parsons and Stephen Spinella. (more...)

Baker, Parsons et al. Join McDormand & Donovan in MTC's GOOD PEOPLE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2010

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) are pleased to announce full casting for Manhattan Theatre Club's upcoming world premiere of Pulitzer Prize winner David Lindsay-Abaire's GOOD PEOPLE directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan. (more...)

New Harriet Tubman Opera to Preview at Harlem's Schomburg Center, 12/9
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2013

AOP (American Opera Projects), and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture will co-present an evening of scenes from Nkeiru Okoye's folk opera Harriet Tubman: When I Crossed That Line to Freedom that tells of how a young girl born in slavery, becomes Harriet Tubman, the legendary Underground Railroad conductor. The musical excerpts will be followed by an artist Q&A moderated by WQXR's Terrance McKnight. The concert will be presented on Monday, December 9, 2013 at 6:30 PM at the Langston Hughes Auditorium: 515 Malcolm X Boulevard, New York, NY 10037-1801. (more...)

Daily Deal 5/7/13: Rue Associate Sample Sale
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2013

Rue La La is featuring a special sale today called the Rue Associate Sample Sale, or as they say 'shop like an insider.' Best of all, no lines required. It's an interesting mix of accessories, tops, jackets, shoes, intimates and more. There is a huge selection in each category so it's definitely worth looking around. If you need something specific, this may not be the sale for you. But if you are up for a hunt, the thrill of the buy, you have come to the right place! (more...)

Estelle Parsons, Tina Howe to Be Honored at 2012 Lilly Awards, 6/4
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2012

On June 4, 2012 Julia Jordan, Theresa Rebeck, Marsha Norman, Tim Sanford, Gary Garrison and The Committee for Recognizing Women in Theatre will present the 3rd Annual Lilly Awards at Playwrights Horizons. Named for playwright Lillian Hellman, The Lilly Awards were created to recognize the extraordinary contributions made by women to the American Theater. Producers, playwrights, actors, designers, and directors will be honored for their continued excellence in the theater community. (more...)

The Active Theater to Honor Estelle Parsons May 23
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2011

The Active Theater announced today that it will honor Academy Award ® winner and four-time Tony Award ® nominee Estelle Parsons with the inaugural Active Arts Award at its Spring Gala on Monday, May 23, 2011 at 7:30 pm at Trattoria Trecolori (254 West 47th Street, Manhattan), in the heart of New York's theater district. (more...)

AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY At Curran Theatre Tickets Go On Sale 5/17
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2009

AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, a brand new dynamic family drama and winner of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize and five 2008 Tony Awards, will play the Curran Theatre beginning August 11 through September 6. Tickets for AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY will go on sale Sunday, May 17. AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY is presented as a part of the 2008-2009 Citibank Best of Broadway series under the direction of Carole Shorenstein Hays. (more...)

The Active Theater to Honor Estelle Parsons May 23
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2011

The Active Theater announced today that it will honor Academy Award ® winner and four-time Tony Award ® nominee Estelle Parsons with the inaugural Active Arts Award at its Spring Gala on Monday, May 23, 2011 at 7:30 pm at Trattoria Trecolori (254 West 47th Street, Manhattan), in the heart of New York's theater district. (more...)

Klea Blackhurst, Andrew Samonsky and More Set for York's HAPPY HUNTING, 3/15-17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2013

The York Theatre Company continues the Winter 2013 Musicals in Mufti Series with the 1956 musical hit, Happy Hunting, with book by Howard Lindsay and Russell Crouse, lyrics by Matt Dubey and music by Harold Karr. Directed by David Glenn Armstrong and with music direction by David Andrews Rogers, the cast stars KLea Blackhurst, and will feature Janine DiVita, Joy Franz, Jessica Grové, Seán Martin Hingston, Michael McCormick, Heather Parcells, Andrew Samonsky, Eric Sciotto, Michael Sharon, Eric Sciotto and Lynne Wintersteller. (more...)

Musical Theater Project to Present LOUD BUT HONEST: THE IMPACT OF ETHEL MERMAN, 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

The Musical Theater Project honors a legendary Broadway performer in 'Loud but Honest: The Impact of Ethel Merman.' This one-time-only performance will be held at Regina Hall on the campus of Notre Dame College at 3pm on Sunday, April 13, 2014. (more...)

Berkeley Playhouse Presents GUYS & DOLLS, Now thru 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2013

Berkeley Playhouse continues its fifth season with the Tony Award-winning GUYS AND DOLLS. Jon Tracy (Berkeley Playhouse, Aurora Theatre Company, Shotgun Players, San Francisco Playhouse, Magic Theatre) helms this musical from the Golden Age of Broadway, featuring a cast of 22, and choreography by Chris Black (Berkeley Playhouse, Aurora Theatre Company). GUYS AND DOLLS plays tonight, March 21 through April 28 (Press opening: March 23) at the Julia Morgan Theatre in Berkeley. (more...)

Play the PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Scavenger Hunt to Win Tickets to the Show!
by Contests - Mar 21, 2012

'Peter and the Starcatcher', a new play by Tony® Award-nominee Rick Elice (Jersey Boys), directed by Tony® Award-winner Roger Rees (Nicholas Nickleby) and Tony® Award-nominee Alex Timbers (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, The Pee-Wee Herman Show), begins previews on March 28 with an official opening night set for Sunday, April 15, 2012 at The Brooks Atkinson Theatre. As we count down to the opening, BWW invites you to join Peter's online scavenger adventure for the chance to win tickets to the show! (more...)

Klea Blackhurst to Star in Goodspeed Musicals' HELLO, DOLLY!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2013

She'll be glowin', crowin', goin' strong - cabaret diva Klea Blackhurst is sure to delight Goodspeed audiences as Dolly Levi at the Goodspeed Opera House this summer. Goodspeed Musicals is thrilled to announce that this spirited vocal powerhouse will be right where she belongs beginning June 28th. (more...)

York Theatre Company's HAPPY HUNTING Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2013

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Andrew Levine, Executive Director) continues the Winter 2013 Musicals in Mufti Series with the 1956 musical hit, Happy Hunting, with book by Howard Lindsay and Russell Crouse, lyrics by Matt Dubey and music by Harold Karr. Directed by David Glenn Armstrong and with music direction by David Andrews Rogers, the cast stars Klea Blackhurst, and will feature Janine DiVita, Joy Franz, Jessica Grove, Sean Martin Hingston, Michael McCormick, Heather Parcells, Andrew Samonsky, Eric Sciotto, Michael Sharon and Lynne Wintersteller. (more...)

Photo Flash: York Theatre's HAPPY HUNTING in Rehearsal
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2013

York Theatre Company's Winter 2013 Musicals in Mufti Series presentation of the 1956 musical hit, Happy Hunting, with book by Howard Lindsay and Russell Crouse, lyrics by Matt Dubey and music by Harold Karr, is currently in rehearsals to prepare for an opening tomorrow, March 15. Directed by David Glenn Armstrong and with music direction by David Andrews Rogers, the cast stars KLea Blackhurst, and will feature Janine DiVita, Joy Franz, Jessica Grove, Sean Martin Hingston, Michael McCormick, Heather Parcells, Andrew Samonsky, Eric Sciotto, Michael Sharon and Lynne Wintersteller. Check out photos of the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of York Theatre's HAPPY HUNTING
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2013

Meet the cast and creative team for York Theatre Company's Winter 2013 Musicals in Mufti Series presentation of the 1956 musical hit, Happy Hunting, with book by Howard Lindsay and Russell Crouse, lyrics by Matt Dubey and music by Harold Karr. Directed by David Glenn Armstrong and with music direction by David Andrews Rogers, the cast stars Klea Blackhurst, and will feature Janine DiVita, Joy Franz, Jessica Grove, Sean Martin Hingston, Michael McCormick, Heather Parcells, Andrew Samonsky, Eric Sciotto, Michael Sharon and Lynne Wintersteller. Scroll below for photos of the company! (more...)

Claybourne Elder, Sara Jean Ford and More Star in York Theatre Company's HOLLYWOOD PINAFORE, Now thru 3/3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2013

The York Theatre Company continues the Winter 2013 Musicals in Mufti Series with Hollywood Pinafore, with book & lyrics by George S. Kaufman and music by Sir Arthur Sullivan. Hollywood Pinafore was originally produced in 1945. Directed by Mark Kaufmann and with music direction by Beth Falcone, the cast will feature Susan Blommaert, Claybourne Elder, Jennifer Evans, Sara Jean Ford, Tom Galantich, Julie Kotarides, Dennis Parlato, Andrew Ragone, Kilty Reidy, Danny Rutigliano and Mary Stout. (more...)

Estelle Parsons, Tina Howe Honored at 2012 Lilly Awards Tonight, 6/4
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2012

Tonight, June 4, 2012 Julia Jordan, Theresa Rebeck, Marsha Norman, Tim Sanford, Gary Garrison and The Committee for Recognizing Women in Theatre will present the 3rd Annual Lilly Awards at Playwrights Horizons. Named for playwright Lillian Hellman, The Lilly Awards were created to recognize the extraordinary contributions made by women to the American Theater. Producers, playwrights, actors, designers, and directors will be honored for their continued excellence in the theater community. (more...)

The Flaming Lips Announce More Summer Shows
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2011

THE FLAMING LIPS continue to confirm additional concert dates to their current summer itinerary. All dates are listed below. (more...)

AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY Tour Begins In Denver Starring Parsons
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2009

August: Osage County, the 2008 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play that tells the bitingly funny and sensationally entertaining tale of the Weston family of Pawhuska, Oklahoma, starring Academy Award winner Estelle Parsons in the role of the family matriarch, Violet, will launch its national tour, in Denver, CO on July 24th, 2009. Following two weeks at Denver's Ellie Caukins Opera House (7/24-8/8), the show will play San Francisco's Curran Theatre from August 11 - September 6, 2009. Subsequent engagements will be announced shortly. Ms. Parsons is currently appearing in the show on Broadway where The New York Times recently raved, 'Estelle Parsons gives a superb performance...sends chills down your spine. It may prove to be a crowning moment in an illustrious career.' Ms. Parsons joined the company in June, 2008. Estelle Parsons first foray into the business began when she was hired by 'The Today Show,' first as a production assistant, then staff writer, which eventually led her to become the first female television network political news reporter. Estelle began acting and appeared in her first stage performance on Broadway in Happy Hunting. Since then, Estelle has gone on to either star in or direct over 25 productions. Most notably, she has been nominated for the Tony Award for her performances in The Seven Descents of Myrtle, And Miss Reardon Drinks a Little, Miss Margarida's Way and Mornings at Seven. (more...)

Actor Donald Grody Pases Away at 83
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2011

Donald Grody, an actor, playwright, activist, devoted husband, father and grandfather died at his home in Manhattan on July 13, 2011. He was 83. (more...)

LOSING LEBRON's Cable VOD Release Date Set, 8/5
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2014

Take Action Hollywood!, in association with Coasting Films, released the digital version of the new documentary film Losing LeBron on May 20, 2014 through Devolver Digital Films. Losing LeBron, directed by Nicole Prowell Hart and Allyson Sherlock, examines the impact of NBA star LeBron James' decision to leave the city of Cleveland. Told through the eyes of the fans he left behind, the feature-length film explores why sports are so important to the struggling city. Losing LeBron will be available to rent/own on digital VOD (Video On Demand) via iTunes, Amazon Prime, Google Play, Xbox, PlayStation, Vimeo on Demand, VuDu, VHX, Distrify, and others. Pre-orders on iTunes are available now. The film's cable VOD release is scheduled for August 5, 2014 (check local listings). (more...)

The Flaming Lips Announce More Summer Shows
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2011

THE FLAMING LIPS continue to confirm additional concert dates to their current summer itinerary. All dates are listed below. (more...)

Olympia Dukakis, Louise Lasser, Louis Zorich and More Set for ADVANCED CHEMISTRY Reading at National Arts Club, 1/14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2013

A stellar cast has been assembled for an invitation-only reading of Rich Orloff's award-winning comedy, Advanced Chemistry, at the National Arts Club on Monday, January 14th. (more...)

Classic Stage Company Presents A DOCTOR IN SPITE OF HIMSELF Reading Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2013

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Executive Director Greg Reiner, will present a private reading of a new musical comedy A DOCTOR IN SPITE OF HIMSELF by Sheldon Harnick, based on Moliere's LE MEDECIN MALGRE LUI, today, February 1 at MTC Studios. The musical features a score by Harnick, as well as English Adaptation and Additional Dialogue. The reading will be directed by David Glenn Armstrong, with musical direction by Amanda Morton. The cast will feature Ben Davis, Beth Fowler, David Garrison, Cady Huffman, Charles Kimbrough, Jose Llana, Patrick Richwood, Robb Sapp and Elena Shaddow. (more...)

Classic Stage Company Presents A DOCTOR IN SPITE OF HIMSELF Reading Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2013

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Executive Director Greg Reiner, will present a private reading of a new musical comedy A DOCTOR IN SPITE OF HIMSELF by Sheldon Harnick, based on Moličre's LE MEDECIN MALGRE LUI, today, February 1 at MTC Studios. The musical features a score by Harnick, as well as English Adaptation and Additional Dialogue. The reading will be directed by David Glenn Armstrong, with musical direction by Amanda Morton. The cast will feature Ben Davis, Beth Fowler, David Garrison, Cady Huffman, Charles Kimbrough, Jose Llana, Patrick Richwood, Robb Sapp and Elena Shaddow. (more...)

Estelle Parsons and Peter Swords to be Honored at LA MAMA CELEBRATES 51 Gala, Feb 27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2013

The Oscar-winning and Tony-nominated actress Estelle Parsons will be honored at La Mama's annual benefit fundraiser, along with longtime La MaMa board member Peter Swords on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at the Ellen Stewart Theatre (66 E. 4 St.), it has been announced by Mia Yoo, Artistic Director of La MaMa, and Frank Carucci, President of the theatre's Board of Directors. (more...)

AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY W/ Estelle Parsons Comes To Seattle
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2009

AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, the 2008 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play that tells the bitingly funny and sensationally entertaining tale of the Weston family of Pawhuska, Oklahoma, is coming to Seattle on Tuesday, October 27 for eight performances only starring Academy Award winner Estelle Parsons in the role of the family matriarch, Violet. Tickets for the Seattle engagement are available now as part of the four-show season package, by calling (toll-free) 888-451-4042. Tickets are also available through the National Group Sales department, with a minimum of 20 tickets purchased (toll-free) 888-214-6856. Single tickets for AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY will be available in the summer. Ms. Parsons is currently appearing in the show on Broadway where The New York Times recently raved, 'Estelle Parsons gives a superb performance...sends chills down your spine. It may prove to be a crowning moment in an illustrious career.' Ms. Parsons joined the company in June, 2008. Estelle Parsons' first foray into the business began when she was hired by 'The Today Show,' first as a production assistant, then staff writer, which eventually led her to become the first female television network political news reporter. Estelle began acting and appeared in her first stage performance on Broadway in Happy Hunting. Since then, Estelle has gone on to either star in or direct more than 25 productions. Most notably, she has been nominated for the Tony Award for her performances in THE SEVEN DESCENTS OF MYRTLE, AND MISS REARDON DRINKS A LITTLE, MISS MARGARIDA'S WAY and MORNINGS AT SEVEN. (more...)

Broadway In Chicago Announces AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2009

Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announce the Chicago engagement of August: Osage County, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play that tells the bitingly funny and sensationally entertaining tale of the Weston family of Pawhuska, Oklahoma. Academy Award-winning actress Estelle Parsons will star as the family matriarch, Violet Weston. August: Osage County comes to Chicago's Ford Center for the Performing Arts, Oriental Theatre for a limited two-week engagement February 2 - 14, 2010. Written by 2008 Pulitzer Prize-winner Tracy Letts (Superior Donuts, Man From Nebraska, Killer Joe, Bug), this grand and gripping new play tells the story of the Westons, a large extended clan that comes together at their rural Oklahoma homestead after the alcoholic patriarch disappears. Forced to confront unspoken truths and astonishing secrets, the family must also contend with matriarch Violet, a pill-popping, deeply unsettled woman at the center of the storm. Directed by 2008 Tony Award-winner Anna D. Shapiro, August: Osage County is a rare theatrical event: a large-scale work filled with 13 unforgettable characters, a powerful tragicomedy told with unflinching honesty and the unforgettable breakthrough of a major American playwright. August: Osage County premiered and was produced at Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago in 2007. 'Steppenwolf is delighted that August: Osage County has a new life in Chicago,' comments Steppenwolf Artistic Director Martha Lavey. 'Steppenwolf audiences were the first to see this exciting play written by our ensemble member Tracy Letts, under the direction of fellow ensemble member Anna Shapiro, and we're thrilled that it will be playing in Chicago again after its successful runs on Broadway and at the National Theatre of London,' Lavey said. (more...)

American Premiere of THE PITMEN PAINTERS Starring Original UK Cast Coming to MTC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2010

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) announce that Manhattan Theatre Club, by special arrangement with Bob Boyett, will produce the Live Theatre, Newcastle /National Theatre of Great Britain's co-production of THE PITMEN PAINTERS by Tony Award winner Lee Hall (Billy Elliot) with direction by Max Roberts starring the original English company. (more...)

Jason Alexander and Tovah Feldshuh Star in York Theatre's TWO BY TWO, 2/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2013

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director) has announced that Broadway veterans Jason Alexander ("Seinfeld," Jerome Robbins' Broadway) and Tovah Feldshuh (Golda's Balcony, Irena's Vow) will star in the season opener of the Winter 2013 Musicals in Mufti Series: Two By Two, with Book by Peter Stone, Lyrics by Martin Charnin and Music by the legendary Richard Rodgers. Additional casting will be announced shortly. (more...)

Olympia Dukakis, Louise Lasser, Louis Zorich and More Set for ADVANCED CHEMISTRY Reading at National Arts Club Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2013

A stellar cast has been assembled for an invitation-only reading of Rich Orloff's award-winning comedy, Advanced Chemistry, at the National Arts Club today, January 14th. (more...)

Claybourne Elder, Andrew Samonsky, and More Set for York Theatre Company's MUSICALS IN MUFTI
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2013

York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Andrew Levine, Executive Director) has announced principal casting for the remaining three musicals in its Winter 2013 Musicals in Mufti Series: Hollywood Pinafore (March 1-3, 2013), Happy Hunting (March 15-17, 2013), and Silk Stockings (March 22-24, 2013) at York Theatre Company at its home in Saint Peter's (Entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). (more...)

Claybourne Elder, Elizabeth Stanley and More Join Jason Alexander and Tovah Feldshuh in York Theatre Company's TWO BY TWO
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2013

The York Theatre Company has announced complete casting for the season opener of the Winter 2013 Musicals in Mufti Series: Two By Two, with Book by Peter Stone, Lyrics by Martin Charnin and Music by the legendary Richard Rodgers, starring Broadway veterans Jason Alexander and Tovah Feldshuh. (more...)

York Theatre Company's HOLLYWOOD PINAFORE Begins Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2013

The York Theatre Company continues the Winter 2013 Musicals in Mufti Series with Hollywood Pinafore, with book & lyrics by George S. Kaufman and music by Sir Arthur Sullivan. Hollywood Pinafore was originally produced in 1945. Directed by Mark Kaufmann and with music direction by Beth Falcone, the cast features Susan Blommaert, Claybourne Elder, Jennifer Evans, Sara Jean Ford, Tom Galantich, Julie Kotarides, Dennis Parlato, Andrew Ragone, Kilty Reidy, Danny Rutigliano and Mary Stout. (more...)

Estelle Parsons and Peter Swords Honored at LA MAMA CELEBRATES 51 Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2013

The Oscar-winning and Tony-nominated actress Estelle Parsons will be honored at La Mama's annual benefit fundraiser, along with longtime La MaMa board member Peter Swords tonight, February 27, 2013 at the Ellen Stewart Theatre (66 E. 4 St.), it was previously announced by Mia Yoo, Artistic Director of La MaMa, and Frank Carucci, President of the theatre's Board of Directors. (more...)

Claybourne Elder, Sara Jean Ford and More to Star in York Theatre Company's HOLLYWOOD PINAFORE, 3/1-3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2013

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Andrew Levine, Executive Producer) continues the Winter 2013 Musicals in Mufti Series with Hollywood Pinafore, with book & lyrics by George S. Kaufman and music by Sir Arthur Sullivan. Hollywood Pinafore was originally produced in 1945. Directed by Mark Kaufmann and with music direction by Beth Falcone, the cast will feature Susan Blommaert, Claybourne Elder, Jennifer Evans, Sara Jean Ford, Tom Galantich, Julie Kotarides, Dennis Parlato, Andrew Ragone, Kilty Reidy, Danny Rutigliano and Mary Stout. (more...)

Broadway In Chicago Announces AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2009

Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announce the Chicago engagement of August: Osage County, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play that tells the bitingly funny and sensationally entertaining tale of the Weston family of Pawhuska, Oklahoma. Academy Award-winning actress Estelle Parsons will star as the family matriarch, Violet Weston. August: Osage County comes to Chicago's Ford Center for the Performing Arts, Oriental Theatre for a limited two-week engagement February 2 - 14, 2010. Written by 2008 Pulitzer Prize-winner Tracy Letts (Superior Donuts, Man From Nebraska, Killer Joe, Bug), this grand and gripping new play tells the story of the Westons, a large extended clan that comes together at their rural Oklahoma homestead after the alcoholic patriarch disappears. Forced to confront unspoken truths and astonishing secrets, the family must also contend with matriarch Violet, a pill-popping, deeply unsettled woman at the center of the storm. Directed by 2008 Tony Award-winner Anna D. Shapiro, August: Osage County is a rare theatrical event: a large-scale work filled with 13 unforgettable characters, a powerful tragicomedy told with unflinching honesty and the unforgettable breakthrough of a major American playwright. August: Osage County premiered and was produced at Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago in 2007. 'Steppenwolf is delighted that August: Osage County has a new life in Chicago,' comments Steppenwolf Artistic Director Martha Lavey. 'Steppenwolf audiences were the first to see this exciting play written by our ensemble member Tracy Letts, under the direction of fellow ensemble member Anna Shapiro, and we're thrilled that it will be playing in Chicago again after its successful runs on Broadway and at the National Theatre of London,' Lavey said. (more...)

Jason Alexander and Tovah Feldshuh Star in York Theatre's TWO BY TWO, Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2013

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director) has announced that Broadway veterans Jason Alexander ("Seinfeld," Jerome Robbins' Broadway) and Tovah Feldshuh (Golda's Balcony, Irena's Vow) will star in the season opener of the Winter 2013 Musicals in Mufti Series: Two By Two, with Book by Peter Stone, Lyrics by Martin Charnin and Music by the legendary Richard Rodgers. Additional casting will be announced shortly. (more...)

York Theatre's TWO BY TWO Begins Tomorrow, 2/15; Tiffan Borelli Joins Cast
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2013

The York Theatre Company has announced complete casting for the season opener of the Winter 2013 Musicals in Mufti Series: Two By Two, with Book by Peter Stone, Lyrics by Martin Charnin and Music by the legendary Richard Rodgers, starring Broadway veterans Jason Alexander and Tovah Feldshuh. (more...)

Berkeley Playhouse to Present GUYS & DOLLS, 3/21-4/28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2013

Berkeley Playhouse continues its fifth season with the Tony Award-winning GUYS AND DOLLS. Jon Tracy (Berkeley Playhouse, Aurora Theatre Company, Shotgun Players, San Francisco Playhouse, Magic Theatre) helms this musical from the Golden Age of Broadway, featuring a cast of 22, and choreography by Chris Black (Berkeley Playhouse, Aurora Theatre Company). GUYS AND DOLLS plays March 21 through April 28 (Press opening: March 23) at the Julia Morgan Theatre in Berkeley. For tickets ($17-60) and more information, the public may visit berkeleyplayhouse.org or call 510-845-8542x351. (more...)

New Harriet Tubman Opera to Preview at Harlem's Schomburg Center, Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2013

AOP (American Opera Projects), and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture will co-present an evening of scenes from Nkeiru Okoye's folk opera Harriet Tubman: When I Crossed That Line to Freedom that tells of how a young girl born in slavery, becomes Harriet Tubman, the legendary Underground Railroad conductor. The musical excerpts will be followed by an artist Q&A moderated by WQXR's Terrance McKnight. The concert will be presented today, December 9, 2013 at 6:30 PM at the Langston Hughes Auditorium: 515 Malcolm X Boulevard, New York, NY 10037-1801. (more...)

York Announces MUSICAL IN MUFTI Winter 2013 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2012

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director) has announced the four-show line-up for its Winter 2013 Musicals in Mufti Series featuring the music works of legendary Broadway writers Richard Rodgers, Cole Porter, Howard Lindsay & Russel Crouse and two by George S. Kaufman. The roster of Broadway musicals include Two by Two (February 15-17, 2013), Hollywood Pinafore (March 1-3, 2013), Happy Hunting (March 15-17, 2013), and Silk Stockings (March 22-24, 2013) at The York Theatre Company at its home in Saint Peter's (Entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). Casting will be announced at a later date. (more...)

LinkedIn Goes Mobile in a BIG Way with Major App Update; Find Jobs and More...
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2013

LinkedIn unveiled a new mobile app this morning for both iOS and Android devices that will bring the service's new jobs section to mobile users seeking new jobs. You can now search for 'jobs you might be interested in' as well as letting users both apply, and save jobs that they're interested in. (more...)

BWW Blog: Dates, Mates & Clean Slates - Wardrobe Changes
by Guest Blogger: Dates, Mates - Apr 8, 2014

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BWW Interviews: GOOD PEOPLE's Estelle Parsons
by Nick Orlando - Apr 4, 2011

Academy Award-winning actress and Broadway veteran Estelle Parsons is back on Broadway in David Lindsay-Abaire's Good People at Manhattan Theatre Club's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. She most recently starred on Broadway in August: Osage County, and then went on to tour with the production. Parsons has received multiple Tony nominations for her work in The Seven Descents of Myrtle, And Miss Reardon Drinks a Little, Miss Margarida's Way, and Mornings at Seven. (more...)

Last Chance to Win PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Tickets; Contest Ends 4/4
by Contests - Apr 3, 2012

'Peter and the Starcatcher', a new play by Tony® Award-nominee Rick Elice (Jersey Boys), directed by Tony® Award-winner Roger Rees (Nicholas Nickleby) and Tony® Award-nominee Alex Timbers (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, The Pee-Wee Herman Show), began previews on March 28 with an official opening night set for Sunday, April 15, 2012 at The Brooks Atkinson Theatre. As we count down to the opening, BWW invites you to join Peter's online scavenger adventure for the chance to WIN TICKETS to the show! But hurry, you have until Wednesday, April 4 to enter! (more...)

AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY At Curran Theatre Tickets Go On Sale 5/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2009

AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, a brand new dynamic family drama and winner of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize and five 2008 Tony Awards, will play the Curran Theatre beginning August 11 through September 6. Tickets for AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY will go on sale Sunday, May 17. AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY is presented as a part of the 2008-2009 Citibank Best of Broadway series under the direction of Carole Shorenstein Hays. (more...)

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