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BWW Reviews: ANOTHER WAY, Cockpit Theatre, September 13 2013
by Gary Naylor - Sep 15, 2013

Gary Naylor sees three slices of contemporary London life. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: First Trailer for Neil LaBute's New Series FULL CIRCLE, Feat. Cheyenne Jackson, Kate Walsh & More!
by Stage Tube - Sep 15, 2013

The first trailer for Neil LaBute star-studded television series debut, FULL CIRCLE, has just been released ahead of its Oct. 9 premiere. The series boasts Broadway's Cheyenne Jackson, Kate Walsh, Tom Felton, David Boreanaz and more. Check out the brief teaser below! (more...)

Paul Dillon to Star in Profiles Theatre's HELLCAB, 11/8-1/12
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2013

Profiles Theatre announces that actor Paul Dillon returns to the role he originated in the 1992 world premiere of Hellcab by Will Kern for Profiles' holiday season revival of their hit production. Once again, Profiles Artistic Director Darrell W. Cox returns to direct a cast of 34 with Dillon joining the cast as the beleaguered cab driver and ensemble member Eric Burgher assistant directing. Profiles' production runs at The Main Stage, 4139 N. Broadway, November 8, 2013 - January 12, 2014. Please note new opening date: Wednesday, November 13, at 8:00 pm. (more...)

BWW Interviews - James Caan, Maggie Lawson Chat New ABC Comedy BACK IN THE GAME
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 2, 2013

The actors spoke exclusively with BWW this week about the new comedy which airs Wednesdays, (8:30-9:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (more...)

ICE AGE, ERIK & More Set for Rising Sun Performance Company's 12th Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2013

Rising Sun Performance Company (Akia, Founding Artistic Director) announced today that it will present Its 12th Season, a 21-day theatrical event at Hostelling International(891 Amsterdam Avenue at 103rd Street) October 31st thru November 27th 2013. Rising Sun is thrilled to have been invited to return to Hostelling to present their 12th Season. (more...)

Paul Dillon Stars in Profiles Theatre's HELLCAB, Now thru 1/12
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2013

Profiles Theatre announces that actor Paul Dillon returns to the role he originated in the 1992 world premiere of Hellcab by Will Kern for Profiles' holiday season revival of their hit production. Once again, Profiles Artistic Director Darrell W. Cox returns to direct a cast of 34 with Dillon joining the cast as the beleaguered cab driver and ensemble member Eric Burgher assistant directing. Profiles' production runs at The Main Stage, 4139 N. Broadway, tonight, November 8, 2013 - January 12, 2014. Please note new opening date: Wednesday, November 13, at 8:00 pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sarah Shaefer's I CAN'T EXPLAIN IT BETTER at Rising Phoenix Rep's CINO NIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2013

Following the sold out performances and overflow crowds for its Cino Nights presentations (including new plays by Gary Sunshine, Mando Alvarado, Courtney Baron, Florencia Lozano, Kristen Palmer, Emily DeVoti, Lucy Thurber, Jessica Dickey, Adam Szymkowicz, Laura Eason, Daniel Reitz, Megan Mostyn-Brown, Dael Orlandersmith, Keith Reddin, Crystal Skillman, Charlotte Miller, Brooke Berman, Cusi Cram, Daniel Talbott, Diana Stahl, Micheline Auger, Halley Feiffer, Steve DiUbaldo, Catya McMullen, Alec Silberblatt, and Emily Zemba), Rising Phoenix Rep continued the series on Tuesday, November 26th at 8 p.m. with a new play by Sarah Shaefer titled I Can't Explain It Better Than That. BroadwayWorld has photos from the show below! (more...)

Sarah Shaefer's I CAN'T EXPLAIN IT BETTER THAN THAT Set for Rising Phoenix Rep's Cino Nights Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2013

Following the sold out performances and overflow crowds for its Cino Nights presentations (including new plays by Gary Sunshine, Mando Alvarado, Courtney Baron, Florencia Lozano, Kristen Palmer, Emily DeVoti, Lucy Thurber, Jessica Dickey, Adam Szymkowicz, Laura Eason, Daniel Reitz, Megan Mostyn-Brown, Dael Orlandersmith, Keith Reddin, Crystal Skillman, Charlotte Miller, Brooke Berman, Cusi Cram, Daniel Talbott, Diana Stahl, Micheline Auger, Halley Feiffer, Steve DiUbaldo, Catya McMullen, Alec Silberblatt, and Emily Zemba), Rising Phoenix Rep continues the series tonight, November 26th at 8 p.m. with a new play by Sarah Shaefer titled I Can't Explain It Better Than That. (more...)

Sarah Shaefer's I CAN'T EXPLAIN IT BETTER THAN THAT Set for Rising Phoenix Rep's Cino Nights, 11/26
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2013

Following the sold out performances and overflow crowds for its Cino Nights presentations (including new plays by Gary Sunshine, Mando Alvarado, Courtney Baron, Florencia Lozano, Kristen Palmer, Emily DeVoti, Lucy Thurber, Jessica Dickey, Adam Szymkowicz, Laura Eason, Daniel Reitz, Megan Mostyn-Brown, Dael Orlandersmith, Keith Reddin, Crystal Skillman, Charlotte Miller, Brooke Berman, Cusi Cram, Daniel Talbott, Diana Stahl, Micheline Auger, Halley Feiffer, Steve DiUbaldo, Catya McMullen, Alec Silberblatt, and Emily Zemba), Rising Phoenix Rep continues the series on Tuesday, November 26th at 8 p.m. with a new play by Sarah Shaefer titled I Can't Explain It Better Than That. (more...)

Carl Lumbly, Margo Hall and More Join Marin Theatre Company's FENCES; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2013

Marin Theatre Company, in association with Lorraine Hansberry Theatre, announces the casting of its spring production of August Wilson's Fences, directed by Derrick Sanders. Fences, which won the 1987 Pulitzer Prize and 1987 and 2010 Tony Awards, will feature veteran film and television actor Carl Lumbly as Troy Maxson, Steven Anthony Jones, the artistic director of Lorraine Hansberry Theatre, as Jim Bono and award-winning actor, playwright and director Margo Hall as Rose, as well as Oregon Shakespeare Festival's Eddy Ray Jackson as Cory, Adrian Roberts as Gabriel and Tyee Tilghman as Lyons. MTC's production of Fences will run from April 10 through May 4. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 5/26/2013
by BWW - May 26, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/26/2013 for Chicago (more...)

Shakespeare on the Sound to Stage AS YOU LIKE IT, 6/13-30
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2013

Connecticut's premier outdoor Shakespeare will present As You Like It, June 13-30, 2013. The show is one of Shakespeare's most beloved and pastoral comedies. Claire Shannon Kelly, currently the Director of Youth Programming for Shakespeare on the Sound and the director of the company's touring educational program, 'Speaking Daggers,' will direct. Kelly previously worked at the Ordway Theater, the Guthrie Theater, the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey and the George Street Playhouse. She is a resident of New Canaan. (more...)

THE ASSASSINATION OF LEON TROTSKY: A COMEDY Opens 6/22 at Odyssey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2013

Theatre Planners will present a World Premiere play, THE ASSASSINATION OF LEON TROTSKY: A COMEDY, written by Peter Lefcourt, and directed by Terri Hanauer. THE ASSASSINATION OF LEON TROTSKY: A COMEDY will preview on Friday, June 21 at 8pmand will open on Saturday, June 22 at 8pm and will run through Saturday, July 28 as a guest production at the Odyssey Theatre, 2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd., in Los Angeles. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 5/19/2013
by BWW - May 19, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/19/2013 for Chicago (more...)

Around the Broadway World: Regional Highlights for the Week of 5/13
by BWW Special Coverage - May 17, 2013

If you haven't had the chance to catch up on your theater news, look no further than today's recap of all things theater - exclusive features, interviews, reviews and more! - around the Broadway World for the week of May 13! (more...)

African-American Shakespeare Company Stages Euripides' MEDEA, Now thru 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2014

Passion. Love. Vengeance. African-American Shakespeare Company continues its 19th season with MEDEA, Euripides' infamous tragedy about a jilted wife exacting the ultimate revenge on a cheating husband. Dawn Monique Williams, a veteran of staging the classics, directs, with Leontyne Mbele-Mbong in the title role. MEDEA plays Saturdays and Sundays, today, March 8-30 at the Buriel Clay Theater at the African American Art and Culture Complex, 762 Fulton Street (at Webster) in San Francisco. (more...)

Point Park's Conservatory Theatre Company to Stage THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD, 4/11-19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

Point Park University's Conservatory Theatre Company closes its 2013-2014 season with a production of John Millington Synge's classic Irish comedy, The Playboy of the Western World, April 11-19 in the Rauh Theatre at the Pittsburgh Playhouse. (more...)

Marin Theatre Welcomes Carl Lumbly to the Cast of FENCES, Beg. 4/10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

Marin Theatre Company, in association with Lorraine Hansberry Theatre, will stage August Wilson's Fences, the 1950s entry into his Century Cycle (also known as his Pittsburgh Cycle) - a decade-by-decade exploration of the black experience in 20th century America. Directed by Derrick Sanders, the Pulitzer Prize and two-time Tony Award-winning play will feature veteran film and television actor Carl Lumbly as Troy Maxson, Steven Anthony Jones, the artistic director of Lorraine Hansberry Theatre, as Jim Bono and award-winning actor, playwright and director Margo Hall as Rose, as well as Oregon Shakespeare Festival's Eddy Ray Jackson as Cory, Adrian Roberts as Gabriel, Tyee Tilghman as Lyons and two Marin City youths - Jade Sweeney, who attends Willow Creek Academy, and Makaelah Bashir, Bayside Martin Luther King, Jr. Academy - splitting the role of Raynell. (more...)

BWW Review: Bridge Rep's HELLO AGAIN Seduces
by Nancy Grossman - Mar 17, 2014

Leave your inhibitions at the door and fasten your seat belt for a musical theater experience that simmers, smolders, and titillates. Bridge Rep gets up close and personal with Michael John LaChiusa's HELLO AGAIN in an immersive, cabaret-style production. Emerson College alum Michael Bello directs an ensemble of six exciting, young actors and actresses. (more...)

Ken Barnett, Susan Bott & More Star in AND BABY MAKES SEVEN at New Ohio Theater, Now thru 4/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

New Ohio Theatre Artistic Director Robert Lyons in association with Purpleman Theater have announced casting for Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel's And Baby Makes Seven. Marc Stuart Weitz will direct ensemble including Ken Barnett (Wonderful Town, Julie Taymor's The Green Bird) as Peter, Susan Bott (Julie Kramer's The Best of Everything) as Ruth and Constance Zaytoun (Moby Pomerance's Broken Hands) as Anna. And Baby Makes Seven is an uproarious and timely comedy that has not been seen professionally in New York in 20 years. Performances will take place today, March 11-April 12 at the New Ohio Theatre (154 Christopher Street, between Washington and Greenwich Streets). Critics are welcome as of March 19 for an opening of March 23. (more...)

Bridge Repertory Theater of Boston Continues Bold Debut Season with HELLO AGAIN Musical
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2014

Bridge Repertory Theater of Boston forges ahead with its ambitious first season with "Hello Again", a musical by Michael John LaChiusa. Opening in March at the Stanford Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts, "Hello Again" is the company's third production this season, coming after Stephen Jeffreys' epic period piece, "The Libertine", and the World Premiere of "not Jenny", by Boston playwright and Bridge Rep Artistic Associate, MJ Halberstadt. In choosing a musical, Bridge Rep continues to establish itself through a particular style, rather than a particular genre. The company intends to do classic, contemporary, brand new, and musical work, with the common thread being an intimate, actor driven aesthetic. (more...)

The Hayworth: Upper Level to Present World Premiere of RESSURECTION OF THE ANTS, Begin. 6/26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2013

The World Premiere of playwright Paul Fontana's Resurrection of the Ants, directed by Gary Wolf and produced by Michael Abramson (Jekyll and Hyde), opens Friday June 21st at The Hayworth: Upper Level in Los Angeles (2511 Wilshire Blvd. 90057). Resurrection of the Ants plays Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. through July 28th. The price is $25 on Friday and Saturday, $20 on Sunday. Tickets may be purchased at plays411.com/ants or by calling (323) 960-4443. (more...)

Raven Theatre and Vault 13 present Black and Blue June 14-July 28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2013

Raven Theatre and Vault 13 Productions have teamed up to bring back the wildly popular Black and Blue. Opening night is Friday, June 14th at 8:00 p.m. at The West Stage at the Raven Theatre Complex, 6157 N. Clark, with a reception following in Raven's lobby sponsored by The Pumping Company Restaurant. (more...)

Skylight Theatre to Bring YEARS TO THE DAY to 59E59, Edinburgh Fringe, Summer 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Skylight Theatre Company sends original work to New York and Edinburgh Fringe Festival - YEARS TO THE DAY, A DARK COMEDY written by Allen Barton and directed by Joel Polis. Performances will run: July 8th - 12th at 59 E. 59th St, New York AND July 30th - Aug 24th at Ines Wurth, Pleasance Road, Edinburgh. (more...)

ETHEL SINGS: Espionage in High C Opens Today at Walker Space
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2013

Undercover Productions will present the WORLD PREMIERE of ETHEL SINGS: Espionage in High C, written by Joan Beber. ETHEL SINGS begins previews on June 27th, with tonight's June 28th opening at Walker Space. Directed by Jules Aaron, ETHEL SINGS has set design by Gary Guidinger, lighting design by John Eckert Original Music by Max Kinberg & costume design by Michele Young. Sarah Brown stages manages & Sherry Netherland assistant directs. Ethel Sings is produced by Linda Toliver & Gary Guidinger for Undercover Productions. (more...)

The Ensemble for the Romantic Century Presents BEETHOVEN LOVE ELEGIES, 7/16-8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

The Ensemble for the Romantic Century (ERC) returns to Lenox, Massachusetts, for the second consecutive summer, with 12 performances of the fully staged theatrical concert, Beethoven Love Elegies. With a script drawn from Beethoven's letters and diaries and accounts by his contemporaries, interwoven with performances of some of his greatest music, this poignant, humorous, and emotionally intense production dramatizes Beethoven's young years in Vienna and his search for the perfect wife. Actor Kire Tosevski as Beethoven heads an outstanding company of five esteemed actors and four musicians (violinist Rachel Lee Priday, cellist Sebastian Bäverstam, pianist Eve Wolf, and baritone Chad Sloane). (more...)

The Hayworth: Upper Level to Present World Premiere of RESSURECTION OF THE ANTS, Begin. Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2013

The World Premiere of playwright Paul Fontana's Resurrection of the Ants, directed by Gary Wolf and produced by Michael Abramson (Jekyll and Hyde), opens Friday June 21st at The Hayworth: Upper Level in Los Angeles (2511 Wilshire Blvd. 90057). Resurrection of the Ants plays Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. through July 28th. The price is $25 on Friday and Saturday, $20 on Sunday. Tickets may be purchased at plays411.com/ants or by calling (323) 960-4443. (more...)

BWW Reviews: REVOLVER Thought Provoking Theatre at Celebration
by Don Grigware - Jun 25, 2013

Revolver/by Chris Phillips/directed by Ryan Bergmann/Celebration Theatre/through July 21 (more...)

THE ASSASSINATION OF LEON TROTSKY: A COMEDY Opens Tonight at Odyssey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2013

Theatre Planners will present a World Premiere play, THE ASSASSINATION OF LEON TROTSKY: A COMEDY, written by Peter Lefcourt, and directed by Terri Hanauer. THE ASSASSINATION OF LEON TROTSKY: A COMEDY will open tonight, June 22 at 8pm and will run through Saturday, July 28 as a guest production at the Odyssey Theatre, 2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd., in Los Angeles. (more...)

Point Park's Conservatory Theatre Co. Announces 2013-14 Season: OKLAHOMA!, BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON & More!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2013

Point Park University's Conservatory Theatre Company will produce five works, including a special, student-devised production, a rock musical and a famous Irish play, in the 2013-2014 season. The season begins Oct. 18 and runs through April 19, 2014. (more...)

InDepth InterView: Carolee Carmello Talks NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS, Plus SCANDALOUS, SMASH, TUCK EVERLASTING & More
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 15, 2013

Today we are talking to an exceptionally accomplished actress known for her many leading and featured roles in a number of illustrious musical theatre properties - among them, part of the original Broadway casts of FALSETTOS, CITY OF ANGELS, PARADE, LESTAT, THE ADDAMS FAMILY, SCANDALOUS and many more - the gifted and genuine Carolee Carmello. Discussing many aspects of originating roles in those aforementioned shows as well as her replacement gigs in everything from KISS ME, KATE to SISTER ACT and MAMMA MIA!, Carmello sheds some light on her process in bringing such a striking series of characters to life onstage eight times a week, including creating roles Off-Broadway in ELEGIES, HELLO AGAIN and JOHN & JEN. Additionally, Carmello shares stories from the set of NBC's musical drama series SMASH as well as comments on other potential roles she would like to pursue someday. Most importantly, Carmello previews her highly anticipated performance at this Monday night's NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS and comments upon her affection for the iconic Ms. Garland. Plus, Carmello shares behind-the-scenes stories involving many of her notable collaborators and inspirations such as William Finn, Stephen Sondheim, Kathie Lee Gifford and she also expresses enthusiasm for her upcoming turn in the new musical TUCK EVERLASTING, set to premiere later this season. All of that, early Broadway and touring memories from CHESS, LES MISERABLES, CITY OF ANGELS, observations on the newly-released SCANDALOUS cast recording and much, much more in this career-spanning conversation. (more...)

ETHEL SINGS: Espionage in High C Opens June 28 at Walker Space
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2013

Undercover Productions will present the WORLD PREMIERE of ETHEL SINGS: Espionage in High C, written by Joan Beber. ETHEL SINGS begins previews on June 27th, with a June 28th opening at Walker Space. Directed by Jules Aaron, ETHEL SINGS has set design by Gary Guidinger, lighting design by John Eckert Original Music by Max Kinberg & costume design by Michele Young. Sarah Brown stages manages & Sherry Netherland assistant directs. Ethel Sings is produced by Linda Toliver & Gary Guidinger for Undercover Productions. (more...)

Raven Theatre and Vault 13 present Black and Blue, Now thru July 28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2013

Raven Theatre and Vault 13 Productions have teamed up to bring back the wildly popular Black and Blue. Opening night is tonight, June 14th at 8:00 p.m. at The West Stage at the Raven Theatre Complex, 6157 N. Clark, with a reception following in Raven's lobby sponsored by The Pumping Company Restaurant. Tickets and information are available at www.raventheatre.com or 773-338-2177. (more...)

Shakespeare on the Sound Stages AS YOU LIKE IT, Now thru 6/30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2013

Connecticut's premier outdoor Shakespeare will present As You Like It, tonight, June 13-30, 2013. The show is one of Shakespeare's most beloved and pastoral comedies. Claire Shannon Kelly, currently the Director of Youth Programming for Shakespeare on the Sound and the director of the company's touring educational program, 'Speaking Daggers,' will direct. Kelly previously worked at the Ordway Theater, the Guthrie Theater, the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey and the George Street Playhouse. She is a resident of New Canaan. (more...)

Point Park University's The REP Announces 2014-2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

The 2014-2015 season of The REP, Point Park University's professional theatre company, will include two world premieres by Pittsburgh playwrights, a classic by Nobel laureate John Steinbeck and a hilarious comedy about an American singer renowned for her lack of rhythm, tone and especially an ability to sing. (more...)

THE WAY YOU LOOK TONIGHT to Run 7/12-8/24 at Odyssey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Never underestimate the power of designer shoes on matters of the heart. Theatre Planners presents a romantic comedy by Emmy Award-winning writer Peter Lefcourt. Terri Hanauer directs the world premiere of The Way You Look Tonight, opening July 12 as a guest production at the Odyssey Theatre. (more...)

Raven Theatre and Vault 13 present Black and Blue June 14-Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2013

Raven Theatre and Vault 13 Productions have teamed up to bring back the wildly popular Black and Blue. Opening night is Friday, June 14th at 8:00 p.m. at The West Stage at the Raven Theatre Complex, 6157 N. Clark, with a reception following in Raven's lobby sponsored by The Pumping Company Restaurant. (more...)

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

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

Emergent Arts Presents THE IMPROV MIXER Featuring Gut Shot, 7 Minutes in Heaven & Legally Problematic, 7/25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

Emergent Arts will once again present The Improv Mixer, an evening of improvisational comedy, July 25 at 8pm, at The Mix Studio Theater at 8 N. Washington in downtown Ypsilanti. All seats $5 on-line, or at the door. Troupes performing will be Gut Shot with Jason Valentini, Tom Kollenberg, and Luke Legere, 7 Minutes in Heaven with Moni Jones, Steve Oliver, and Adam Hirzel, and Legally Problematic with Vince Sabatini, Jeremy Gragg, Anna Imesch, Brian Munzenberger, Anne Marie Sumner, Sara Constantakis, Tim Lally, and Josh Campos. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE WAY YOU LOOK TONIGHT Opens at the Odyssey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2014

Never underestimate the power of designer shoes on matters of the heart. Theatre Planners presents a romantic comedy by Emmy Award-winning writer Peter Lefcourt. Terri Hanauer directs the world premiere of The Way You Look Tonight, opening tonight as a guest production at the Odyssey Theatre. (more...)

African-American Shakespeare Company to Stage Euripides' MEDEA, 3/8-30
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2014

Passion. Love. Vengeance. African-American Shakespeare Company continues its 19th season with MEDEA, Euripides' infamous tragedy about a jilted wife exacting the ultimate revenge on a cheating husband. Dawn Monique Williams, a veteran of staging the classics, directs, with Leontyne Mbele-Mbong in the title role. MEDEA plays Saturdays and Sundays, March 8-30 at the Buriel Clay Theater at the African American Art and Culture Complex, 762 Fulton Street (at Webster) in San Francisco. (more...)

Ken Barnett, Susan Bott & More to Star in AND BABY MAKES SEVEN at New Ohio Theater, 3/11-4/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

New Ohio Theatre Artistic Director Robert Lyons in association with Purpleman Theater have announced casting for Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel's And Baby Makes Seven. Marc Stuart Weitz will direct ensemble including Ken Barnett (Wonderful Town, Julie Taymor's The Green Bird) as Peter, Susan Bott (Julie Kramer's The Best of Everything) as Ruth and Constance Zaytoun (Moby Pomerance's Broken Hands) as Anna. And Baby Makes Seven is an uproarious and timely comedy that has not been seen professionally in New York in 20 years. Performances will take place March 11-April 12 at the New Ohio Theatre (154 Christopher Street, between Washington and Greenwich Streets). Critics are welcome as of March 19 for an opening of March 23. (more...)

THE TRIP BACK DOWN to Open 2/21 at Whitefire Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

Groupies, trophies and fast, beautiful cars. Is winning all there is? Terri Hanauer directs a rare revival of the celebrated Broadway drama that kick-started playwright/screenwriter John Bishop's career. Nick Stabile (Bride of Chucky, Dennis Wilson in ABC's award-winning The Beach Boys) heads the cast as once-great NASCAR racer Bobby Horvath in The Trip Back Down, opening Feb. 21 at the Whitefire Theatre. (more...)

Six Flags Reveals 2014 Plans Including New World Record-Breaking Rides, Thrilling Family Experiences and Exciting Water Attractions
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2013

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation today announced that innovation and world-class entertainment will again take center stage at its 18 parks across North America for the 2014 season. The company's lineup includes an impressive collection of world-record rides, family and kids attractions, and the addition of an all new water park at its Georgia property. (more...)

Marin Theatre Welcomes Carl Lumbly to the Cast of FENCES, Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2014

Marin Theatre Company, in association with Lorraine Hansberry Theatre, will stage August Wilson's Fences, the 1950s entry into his Century Cycle (also known as his Pittsburgh Cycle) - a decade-by-decade exploration of the black experience in 20th century America. Directed by Derrick Sanders, the Pulitzer Prize and two-time Tony Award-winning play will feature veteran film and television actor Carl Lumbly as Troy Maxson, Steven Anthony Jones, the artistic director of Lorraine Hansberry Theatre, as Jim Bono and award-winning actor, playwright and director Margo Hall as Rose, as well as Oregon Shakespeare Festival's Eddy Ray Jackson as Cory, Adrian Roberts as Gabriel, Tyee Tilghman as Lyons and two Marin City youths - Jade Sweeney, who attends Willow Creek Academy, and Makaelah Bashir, Bayside Martin Luther King, Jr. Academy - splitting the role of Raynell. (more...)

Carl Lumbly, Margo Hall and More Join Marin Theatre Company's FENCES; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2014

Marin Theatre Company, in association with Lorraine Hansberry Theatre, announces the casting of its spring production of August Wilson's Fences, directed by Derrick Sanders. Fences, which won the 1987 Pulitzer Prize and 1987 and 2010 Tony Awards, will feature veteran film and television actor Carl Lumbly as Troy Maxson, Steven Anthony Jones, the artistic director of Lorraine Hansberry Theatre, as Jim Bono and award-winning actor, playwright and director Margo Hall as Rose, as well as Oregon Shakespeare Festival's Eddy Ray Jackson as Cory, Adrian Roberts as Gabriel and Tyee Tilghman as Lyons. MTC's production of Fences will run from April 10 through May 4. (more...)

Echo Theater Co. to Premiere BACKYARD, 5/31-7/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

Earn your blood at the tag team match of the century, with the survival of two families in the balance. The Echo Theater Company presents the world premiere of an outrageously violent, seriously dark and surprisingly funny new play about backyard wrestling. Larry Biederman directs Backyard by Mickey Birnbaum, opening May 31 at the Echo's new home, Atwater Village Theatre. (more...)

Ken Barnett, Susan Bott & More to Star in AND BABY MAKES SEVEN at New Ohio Theater, 3/11-4/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

New Ohio Theatre Artistic Director Robert Lyons in association with Purpleman Theater have announced casting for Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel's And Baby Makes Seven. Marc Stuart Weitz will direct ensemble including Ken Barnett (Wonderful Town, Julie Taymor's The Green Bird) as Peter, Susan Bott (Julie Kramer's The Best of Everything) as Ruth and Constance Zaytoun (Moby Pomerance's Broken Hands) as Anna. And Baby Makes Seven is an uproarious and timely comedy that has not been seen professionally in New York in 20 years. Performances will take place March 11-April 12 at the New Ohio Theatre (154 Christopher Street, between Washington and Greenwich Streets). Critics are welcome as of March 19 for an opening of March 23. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Conservatory Theatre Company's THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Point Park University's Conservatory Theatre Company closes its 2013-2014 season with a production of John Millington Synge's classic Irish comedy, The Playboy of the Western World, now through April 19 in the Rauh Theatre at the Pittsburgh Playhouse (more...)

Allan Hawco Returns To Theatre: The 'Republic of Doyle' Star Says He's 'Having a Blast' Being Back On Stage
by Catherine Kustanczy - Apr 11, 2014

Allan Hawco has been putting in long days in the lead-up to his onstage appearance in Belleville, a play about a dysfunctional couple, on now through May 4 at Toronto's Berkeley Street Theatre. (more...)

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