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GOOD PEOPLE Cast and Creative Team Announced for The Old GlobeGOOD PEOPLE Cast and Creative Team Announced for The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2012

The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team for the San Diego Premiere of Pulitzer Prize winner David Lindsay-Abaire's Good People, the award-winning play about class divisions in modern-day Boston. Directed by Paul Mullins, Good People will run Sept. 29 - Oct. 28, 2012 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run Sept. 29 - Oct. 3. Opening night is Thursday, Oct. 4 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE or by visiting the Box Office at 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park. (more...)

ALLEGIANCE - A NEW AMERICAN MUSICAL Starring Lea Salonga & More Set for The Old Globe 2012-13 Season - Full Season Announcement, San DiegoALLEGIANCE - A NEW AMERICAN MUSICAL Starring Lea Salonga & More Set for The Old Globe 2012-13 Season - Full Season Announcement, San Diego
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2012

The Old Globe's 2012-13 Season will feature the World Premieres of two new musicals: Allegiance - A New American Musical by Jay Kuo and Lorenzo Thione and A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder by Robert L. Freedman and Steven Lutvak. The season also includes George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion in celebration of the classic play's 100th anniversary and the World Premiere of a new adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House by Anne-Charlotte Hanes Harvey and Kirsten Brandt. Two recent Broadway hits will make their San Diego debuts at the Globe: David Lindsay-Abaire's Good People and Jon Robin Baitz's Other Desert Cities. Rounding out the season are the West Coast Premiere of Bekah Brunstetter's Be a Good Little Widow and the Southern California Premiere of Tarell Alvin McCraney's The Brothers Size. (more...)

Janet Henfrey and More to Star in Finborough Theatre's BARROW HILL World Premiere, Aug 19Janet Henfrey and More to Star in Finborough Theatre's BARROW HILL World Premiere, Aug 19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2012

The world premiere of Barrow Hill, a first play by new playwright Jane Wainwright, starring Janet Henfrey, and directed by Abbey Wright - whose recent work includes the multi-four star production of Dublin Carol as part of the Donmar at the Trafalgar Studios season - opens at the Finborough Theatre for a limited run of Sunday and Monday evening and Tuesday matinee performances on Sunday, 19 August 2012 (Press Night: Monday, 20 August 2012 at 7.30pm). (more...)

JULIUS CAESAR, Starring Anthony Cochrane, Maurice Jones and More, to Open 2014-15 Season at the Folger TheatreJULIUS CAESAR, Starring Anthony Cochrane, Maurice Jones and More, to Open 2014-15 Season at the Folger Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

Folger Theatre launches its 2014/15 season in Rome with William Shakespeare's enduring political tragedy, Julius Caesar from October 28 - December 7, 2014. Robert Richmond (Richard III and Henry V at Folger) directs the epic portrait of the battle between ambition and honor, conspiracy and loyalty, leading an outstanding ensemble including Anthony Cochrane (Broadway's War Horse and Folger's Henry VIII) as the honorable Marcus Brutus, and Maurice Jones, making his Folger Theatre debut as Caesar's closest ally, Mark Antony. (more...)

Angela Lansbury to Star in BLITHE SPIRIT at the Ahmanson, Beginning December 9Angela Lansbury to Star in BLITHE SPIRIT at the Ahmanson, Beginning December 9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Following the internationally acclaimed production with sold-out engagements on Broadway and in London's West End, television legend, Oscar recipient and five-time Tony Award-winner Angela Lansbury returns to the stage in Noel Coward's smash-hit comedic play 'Blithe Spirit' in an exciting North American tour to be launched at Center Theatre Group's Ahmanson Theatre. (more...)

A RAISIN IN THE SUN Launches Dallas Theater Center's 2013-14 Season TonightA RAISIN IN THE SUN Launches Dallas Theater Center's 2013-14 Season Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2013

Dallas Theater Center launches its 2013-14 season with A Raisin in the Sun. Tre Garrett of Fort Worth's Jubilee Theatre will make his directorial debut at DTC with this Tony Award-winning play. A Raisin in the Sun begins with a Pay-What-You-Can performance tonight, September 13 and runs through Sunday, October 27 at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre in the AT&T Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Photo Coverage: John Judd Stars in Midwest Premiere of Neil LaBute's WRECKSPhoto Coverage: John Judd Stars in Midwest Premiere of Neil LaBute's WRECKS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2013

Profiles Theatre continues its 25th Anniversary Season with the Midwest premiere of Wrecks by Resident Artist Neil LaBute, directed by Guest Artist Jason Gerace and featuring acclaimed Chicago actor John Judd. The production runs October 3 - November 17, 2013 at The Alley Stage, 4147 N. Broadway. (more...)

Dallas Theater Center Stages CLYBOURNE PARK in Rep with A RAISIN IN THE SUN, Now thru 10/27Dallas Theater Center Stages CLYBOURNE PARK in Rep with A RAISIN IN THE SUN, Now thru 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2013

Dallas Theater Center has announced the regional premiere of Clybourne Park, running in rotating rep with A Raisin in the Sun, to launch the theater's 55th season. Clybourne Park will be directed by DTC Associate Artistic Director Joel Ferrell. Clybourne Park begins with a Pay-What-You-Can performance tonight, October 4 and runs through Sunday, October 27 at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre in the AT&T Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Goodman Theatre Associate Producer, Steve Scott, to Receive 2012 Corona AwardGoodman Theatre Associate Producer, Steve Scott, to Receive 2012 Corona Award
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2012

Eclipse Theatre has announced the recipient of their Fourth Annual Corona Award: Steve Scott, Associate Producer of The Goodman Theatre. Eclipse's Corona Award honors an individual who has played an important role in supporting and nurturing the Chicago Theatre community as well as Eclipse Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Eva Kaminsky, R. Ward Duffy and More in The Old Globe's GOOD PEOPLEPhoto Flash: First Look at Eva Kaminsky, R. Ward Duffy and More in The Old Globe's GOOD PEOPLE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2012

The Old Globe presents the San Diego Premiere of Pulitzer Prize winner David Lindsay-Abaire's Good People, the award-winning play about class divisions in modern-day Boston. Directed by Paul Mullins, Good People runs now through Oct. 28, 2012 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Opening night is Thursday, Oct. 4 at 8:00 p.m. Get a first look at the production in the photos below! (more...)

Virginia Rep to Open FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, 11/22Virginia Rep to Open FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, 11/22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2013

Virginia Repertory Theatre announces the opening of the Tony Award-winning musical, Fiddler on the Roof, at the Sara Belle and Neil November Theatre, 114 West Broad Street on Friday, November 22 with a preview on Thursday, November 21. (more...)

Confirmed: BLITHE SPIRIT To Star Lansbury, Dee and EdwardsConfirmed: BLITHE SPIRIT To Star Lansbury, Dee and Edwards
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2013

Returning to the London stage for the first time in nearly 40 years the inimitable Angela Lansbury reunites with acclaimed director Michael Blakemore to reprise her Tony award-winning Broadway performance as Madame Arcati in Blithe Spirit. Opening at the Gielgud Theatre on 18 March 2014, with previews from 1 March, this new production of Noel Coward's sharp comedy of social mores will also star Janie Dee and Charles Edwards. (more...)

Tina Packer's WOMEN OF WILL Begins Off-Broadway Run in JanuaryTina Packer's WOMEN OF WILL Begins Off-Broadway Run in January
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2012

The New York premiere of Tina Packer's WOMEN OF WILL - a groundbreaking exploration of Shakespeare's canon - written by Ms. Packer and directed by Eric Tucker ("Saint Joan") will begin preview performances on January 27 prior to an official press opening of February 3 and running through June 2 Off-Broadway at The Gym at Judson (243 Thompson Street), it has been announced by the show's producer Sarah Hancock and its creator/star Tina Packer. (more...)

Virginia Rep Opens FIDDLER ON THE ROOF TonightVirginia Rep Opens FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2013

Virginia Repertory Theatre announces the opening of the Tony Award-winning musical, Fiddler on the Roof, at the Sara Belle and Neil November Theatre, 114 West Broad Street tonight, November 22. The show runs through January 12, 2014. (more...)

Photos and Video: Meet the Full Cast of A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDERPhotos and Video: Meet the Full Cast of A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER
by Meet the Cast - Nov 14, 2013

Following critically acclaimed, smash-hit runs at The Hartford Stage and San Diego's Old Globe Theatre, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder stars Tony Award Winner Jefferson Mays and Bryce Pinkham, and features Lisa O'Hare, Lauren Worsham, Jane Carr, Pamela Bob, Joanna Glushak,Eddie Korbich, Jeff Kready, Mark Ledbetter, Jennifer Smith, Price Waldman, and Catherine Walker. A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder officially opens on Sunday, November 17. Scroll down to learn more about the cast! (more...)

Honeysuckle Weeks, Charity Wakefield and Alec Newman Star in THESE SHINING LIVES in Finsbury Park, Beg. TonightHoneysuckle Weeks, Charity Wakefield and Alec Newman Star in THESE SHINING LIVES in Finsbury Park, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2013

Honeysuckle Weeks, Charity Wakefield and Alec Newman will star in Melanie Marnich's These Shining Lives, set to kick off the first season at the Park Theatre in Finsbury Park. Loveday Ingram will direct the show from tonight, May 8, with designs by Tim Shortall. The show runs through June 9, 2013. (more...)

Sierra Stages and Miners Foundry to Present LETTICE AND LOVAGE Reading, 6/19Sierra Stages and Miners Foundry to Present LETTICE AND LOVAGE Reading, 6/19
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2013

On Wednesday, June 19, for one night only, Sierra Stages and Miners Foundry Cultural Center present Lettice and Lovage, a comedy by Peter Shaffer as the third in it series of informal play readings titled 'Theater by the Book'. The reading takes place at the Miners Foundry in Nevada City at 7:30 PM. Admission is FREE, with a suggested donation of $10 to cover costs. There are no advance tickets. The doors open at 7 PM. Refreshments will be available for purchase. (more...)

Craig And Evans Lead Casts For MISS JULIE/BLACK COMEDY At CFT This SummerCraig And Evans Lead Casts For MISS JULIE/BLACK COMEDY At CFT This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2014

Rosalie Craig and Shaun Evans lead the cast of Miss Julie / Black Comedy at Chichester, a new production of an acclaimed double bill which celebrates a key moment in this Theatre's history, and its long association with playwright Peter Shaffer. (more...)

Rosalie Craig and Shaun Evans to Lead MISS JULIE and BLACK COMEDY at Chichester Festival, July 4-Aug 9Rosalie Craig and Shaun Evans to Lead MISS JULIE and BLACK COMEDY at Chichester Festival, July 4-Aug 9
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2014

Rosalie Craig and Shaun Evans lead the cast of Miss Julie / Black Comedy at Chichester, a new production of an acclaimed double bill which celebrates a key moment in this Theatre's history, and its long association with playwright Peter Shaffer. (more...)

Raul Castillo & John Judd to Join Sandra Oh in Victory Gardens' DEATH AND THE MAIDEN this SummerRaul Castillo & John Judd to Join Sandra Oh in Victory Gardens' DEATH AND THE MAIDEN this Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2014

Victory Gardens Theater continues its 2013-2014 season with Death and the Maiden by Ariel Dorfman, directed by Artistic Director Chay Yew. Death and the Maiden runs June 13 - July 13, 2014, with the press performance on June 20, 2014, at Victory Gardens Theatre, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. Tickets to Death and the Maiden go on sale to the public at noon on May 2, 2014. (more...)

Tickets Go on Sale 3/10 for Boston's Pre-Broadway Run of TUCK EVERLASTINGTickets Go on Sale 3/10 for Boston's Pre-Broadway Run of TUCK EVERLASTING
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2013

Broadway In Boston and Producers Broadway Across America - Beth Williams; Howard & Janet Kagan; and Barry Brown have announced that tickets for the upcoming Boston engagement of the highly anticipated Pre-Broadway World Premiere of TUCK EVERLASTING will go on sale to the public this Sunday, March 10th beginning at 10am. This limited three week engagement will play the historic Citi Performing Arts Center Emerson Colonial Theatre July 28-August 18, 2013 and is part of the Lexus Broadway In Boston Series. (more...)

Beth Henley's CRIMES OF THE HEART Opens Tonight at Lakewood TheatreBeth Henley's CRIMES OF THE HEART Opens Tonight at Lakewood Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2014

Lakewood Theatre Company continues its 61st season tonight, March 7, 2014 with Beth Henley's dramatic comedy, Crimes of the Heart. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award, Crimes of the Heart is a warm-hearted, irreverent and zany look at the plight of three Mississippi sisters betrayed by their passions. (more...)

Zach Appelman to Star in Folger Theatre's HENRY V, 1/22-3/3Zach Appelman to Star in Folger Theatre's HENRY V, 1/22-3/3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2013

The epic story of King Henry V's battle with the French during the Hundred Years' War comes alive for the first time at the Folger Theatre, in William Shakespeare's historical drama Henry V. The production, directed by Robert Richmond (Othello and Henry VIII at the Folger), stars Zach Appelman (War Horse on Broadway) in his Folger Theatre debut as Henry V, and will run from January 22 - March 3, 2013. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Noel Coward's Blithe Spirit, Opening TodaythFull Cast Announced for Noel Coward's Blithe Spirit, Opening Todayth
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

Jemima Rooper, Sandra Dickinson, Simon Jones and Patsy Ferran join Janie Dee, Charles Edwards and Angela Lansbury in Blithe Spirit, directed by Michael Blakemore. This new production of NoŽl Coward's sharp comedy of social mores opens at the Gielgud Theatre on 18 March 2014, with previews from 1 March. (more...)

Tickets Go on Sale 3/10 for Boston's Pre-Broadway Run of TUCK EVERLASTINGTickets Go on Sale 3/10 for Boston's Pre-Broadway Run of TUCK EVERLASTING
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2013

Broadway In Boston and Producers Broadway Across America - Beth Williams; Howard & Janet Kagan; and Barry Brown have announced that tickets for the upcoming Boston engagement of the highly anticipated Pre-Broadway World Premiere of TUCK EVERLASTING will go on sale to the public this Today, March 10th beginning at 10am. This limited three week engagement will play the historic Citi Performing Arts Center Emerson Colonial Theatre July 28-August 18, 2013 and is part of the Lexus Broadway In Boston Series. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Tony-Winning Comedy Legend Lily Tomlin Celebrates Classic Characters for OC ShowBWW Interviews: Tony-Winning Comedy Legend Lily Tomlin Celebrates Classic Characters for OC Show
by Michael L. Quintos - Jun 22, 2013

Before stage and screen comedy legend Lily Tomlin takes the stage for 'An Evening of Classic Lily Tomlin' at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts on Saturday, June 22, the two-time Tony Award winner spoke candidly with BroadwayWorld's Michael Lawrence Quintos about her influences, her work in the theater, and why she would probably never do a Broadway musical anytime soon. (more...)

DEATH AND THE MAIDEN, Starring Sandra Oh, Extends Through July 20 at Victory Gardens TheaterDEATH AND THE MAIDEN, Starring Sandra Oh, Extends Through July 20 at Victory Gardens Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

Due to early ticket demand, Victory Gardens Theater adds an additional week of performances to the run of Death and the Maiden by Ariel Dorfman, directed by Artistic Director Chay Yew. Death and the Maiden now runs June 13 - July 20, 2014, with the press performance on June 20, 2014, at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. (more...)

Sierra Stages and Miners Foundry Present LETTICE AND LOVAGE Reading TonightSierra Stages and Miners Foundry Present LETTICE AND LOVAGE Reading Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2013

Tonight, June 19, for one night only, Sierra Stages and Miners Foundry Cultural Center present Lettice and Lovage, a comedy by Peter Shaffer as the third in it series of informal play readings titled 'Theater by the Book'. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Sandra Oh and More in DEATH AND THE MAIDEN at Chicago's Victory Gardens TheaterPhoto Flash: First Look at Sandra Oh and More in DEATH AND THE MAIDEN at Chicago's Victory Gardens Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

Victory Gardens Theater continues its 2013-2014 season with Death and the Maiden by Ariel Dorfman, directed by Artistic Director Chay Yew. Death and the Maiden runs now through July 13, 2014, with the press performance on June 20, 2014, at Victory Gardens Theatre, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. The cast of Death and the Maiden includes Raul Castillo, John Judd and Sandra Oh. Below, BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

Tina Packer's JULIUS CAESAR to Run 6/27-8/30 at Shakespeare & CompanyTina Packer's JULIUS CAESAR to Run 6/27-8/30 at Shakespeare & Company
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

Idealism, ambition, conspiracy, honor, greed, betrayal and the lust for power-echoes of our own modern politics-are all on tap in Shakespeare's potent and bloody Julius Caesar. Last performed at the Company in 1993, Founding Artistic Director Tina Packer delivers audiences her 'bare-Bard' production of Caesar, marking its final leg of a three city tour-Orlando, Florida, Prague in the Czech Republic, and now at home in Lenox, with Shakespeare & Company. With 7 actors playing multiple roles this poetry-filled psychological and political thriller follows the conspiracy and assassination of the omnipotent Roman leader, and the consequences that ensue from his brutal murder. Performances run in the Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre June 27 - August 30.Press Opening is Friday, July 4 at 8:00pm. (more...)

Simon Callow, Albert Finney and Patrick Stewart Join Chichester's 2014 Celebration of Peter ShafferSimon Callow, Albert Finney and Patrick Stewart Join Chichester's 2014 Celebration of Peter Shaffer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2014

Distinguished actors Simon Callow, Albert Finney and Patrick Stewart will be among those taking part in Chichester Festival Theatre's celebrations to mark its long association with playwright Peter Shaffer. (more...)

Pop Singer Sariah to Appear in NYMF's ZOMBIE STRIPPERS THE MUSICAL, 7/21-26Pop Singer Sariah to Appear in NYMF's ZOMBIE STRIPPERS THE MUSICAL, 7/21-26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2014

The New York Musical Theatre Festival and Spectre Productions, LLC will present the new Pop Musical, ZOMBIE STRIPPERS, featuring Billboard chart-topping pop singer Sariah ('Deep N Luv'), July 21 at 3PM, July 25 at 9PM & July 26 at 1PM, at Ford Foundation Studio Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 West 42nd St. ZOMBIE STRIPPERS is directed by Diane Englert with book, Lyrics and music by Mark LaPierre. (more...)

Dennis Krausnick Plays Caesar for 14 Shows Only at Shakespeare & Company, 7/15-8/2Dennis Krausnick Plays Caesar for 14 Shows Only at Shakespeare & Company, 7/15-8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2014

Shakespeare & Company's Dennis Krausnick, a founder and also Director of Training, steps into the title role of Julius Caesar for a brief run beginning July 15 through August 2. Nigel Gore, who has been playing Caesar since it opened several weeks ago, takes a short-term leave from the show after this weekend's performance on Sunday July 13-Gore will be back in the role Saturday, August 9. Krausnick was last seen on stage in the Playhouse in 2012's King Lear in the title role. See Krausnick's bio and photo links below. (more...)

Zach Appelman Stars in Folger Theatre's HENRY V, Now thru 3/3Zach Appelman Stars in Folger Theatre's HENRY V, Now thru 3/3
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2013

The epic story of King Henry V's battle with the French during the Hundred Years' War comes alive for the first time at the Folger Theatre, in William Shakespeare's historical drama Henry V. The production, directed by Robert Richmond (Othello and Henry VIII at the Folger), stars Zach Appelman (War Horse on Broadway) in his Folger Theatre debut as Henry V, and will run from tonight, January 22 - March 3, 2013. (more...)

Suzanne Bertish, Carson Elrod, Claire Karpen & More to Lead CSC's THE HEIR APPARENTSuzanne Bertish, Carson Elrod, Claire Karpen & More to Lead CSC's THE HEIR APPARENT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Executive Director Greg Reiner, will present David Ives' THE HEIR APPARENT, adapted from the play by Jean-Francois Regnard, beginning performances Friday, March 28 at CSC (136 East 13th Street). Directed by John Rando, THE HEIR APPARENT will feature Suzanne Bertish (Madame Argante), Carson Elrod (Crispin), Claire Karpen (Lisette), Amelia Pedlow (Isabelle), David Pittu (Scruple), Dave Quay (Eraste) and Paxton Whitehead (Geronte). The official press opening for THE HEIR APPARENT is Wednesday, April 9. The production will play at limited engagement through Sunday, May 4. (more...)

Beth Henley's CRIMES OF THE HEART to Open 3/7 at Lakewood TheatreBeth Henley's CRIMES OF THE HEART to Open 3/7 at Lakewood Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2014

Lakewood Theatre Company continues its 61st season Friday, March 7, 2014 with Beth Henley's dramatic comedy, Crimes of the Heart. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award, Crimes of the Heart is a warm-hearted, irreverent and zany look at the plight of three Mississippi sisters betrayed by their passions. (more...)

Zach Appelman to Star in Folger Theatre's HENRY V, 1/22-3/3Zach Appelman to Star in Folger Theatre's HENRY V, 1/22-3/3
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2012

The epic story of King Henry V's battle with the French during the Hundred Years' War comes alive for the first time at the Folger Theatre, in William Shakespeare's historical drama Henry V. The production, directed by Robert Richmond (Othello and Henry VIII at the Folger), stars Zach Appelman (War Horse on Broadway) in his Folger Theatre debut as Henry V, and will run from January 22 - March 3, 2013. (more...)

David K O'Hara's NOW UNTIL THE HOUR Plays Edinburgh Fringe, Aug 6-10David K O'Hara's NOW UNTIL THE HOUR Plays Edinburgh Fringe, Aug 6-10
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2014

David K O'Hara's lyrical dramatic monologue Now Until The Hour will play at the prestigious Summerhall (venue 26) at the 2014 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. David K O'Hara may be based in New York but is no stranger to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. His play Book Ends was performed at Summerhall in its inaugural year in 2011, and he has also had plays staged at London's King's Head Theatre and The Old Red Lion. (more...)

Michael Urie in BUYER & CELLAR, 'VANYA AND SONIA' & More Set for CTG's 2014 Season at Mark Taper ForumMichael Urie in BUYER & CELLAR, 'VANYA AND SONIA' & More Set for CTG's 2014 Season at Mark Taper Forum
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2013

A new season rich with laughter and compelling drama was announced today for the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum by Michael Ritchie, CTG Artistic Director. (more...)

Broadway to Dim Lights in Honor of Julie Harris Tomorrow NightBroadway to Dim Lights in Honor of Julie Harris Tomorrow Night
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2013

The Broadway community mourns the loss of celebrated stage, screen and television actress Julie Harris, who passed away on Saturday at age 87. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in her memory tomorrow night, Wednesday, August 28th, at exactly 7:45 p.m. for one minute. (more...)

Dallas Theater Center to Stage CLYBOURNE PARK in Rep with A RAISIN IN THE SUN, 10/4-27Dallas Theater Center to Stage CLYBOURNE PARK in Rep with A RAISIN IN THE SUN, 10/4-27
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2013

Dallas Theater Center has announced the regional premiere of Clybourne Park, running in rotating rep with A Raisin in the Sun, to launch the theater's 55th season. Clybourne Park will be directed by DTC Associate Artistic Director Joel Ferrell. Clybourne Park begins with a Pay-What-You-Can performance on Friday, October 4 and runs through Sunday, October 27 at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre in the AT&T Performing Arts Center. (more...)

BWW Profile: Dame Maggie Smith Emmy-Nominated Star of Stage and ScreenBWW Profile: Dame Maggie Smith Emmy-Nominated Star of Stage and Screen
by Matt Tamanini - Aug 21, 2014

This morning we are taking a look at the illustrious career of Dame Maggie Smith. I mean, she's a Dame after all; Queen Elizabeth doesn't just hand those out to anyone. Her career includes highlights from on stage, including 'The Importance of Being Earnest,' 'Private Lives,' and 'Lettice and Lovage;' to in films as 'The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie,' 'Sister Act,' and 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel;' to her iconic role as Violet Crawley, the Dowager Countess of Grantham on 'Downton Abbey,' for which she is nominated for an Emmy for the fourth-consecutive year. (more...)

BARROW HILL Opens at Finborough Theatre Tonight, Aug 20BARROW HILL Opens at Finborough Theatre Tonight, Aug 20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2012

The world premiere of Barrow Hill, a first play by new playwright Jane Wainwright, starring Janet Henfrey, and directed by Abbey Wright - whose recent work includes the multi-four star production of Dublin Carol as part of the Donmar at the Trafalgar Studios season - opens at the Finborough Theatre for a limited run of nine Sunday and Monday evening and Tuesday matinee performances tonight, Monday, 20 August 2012 at 7.30pm. (more...)

Janet Henfrey and More Star in Finborough Theatre's BARROW HILL World Premiere Today, Aug 19Janet Henfrey and More Star in Finborough Theatre's BARROW HILL World Premiere Today, Aug 19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2012

The world premiere of Barrow Hill, a first play by new playwright Jane Wainwright, starring Janet Henfrey, and directed by Abbey Wright - whose recent work includes the multi-four star production of Dublin Carol as part of the Donmar at the Trafalgar Studios season - opens at the Finborough Theatre for a limited run of Sunday and Monday evening and Tuesday matinee performances today, 19 August 2012 (Press Night: Monday, 20 August 2012 at 7.30pm). (more...)

A RAISIN IN THE SUN to Launch Dallas Theater Center's 2013-14 Season, 9/13-10/27A RAISIN IN THE SUN to Launch Dallas Theater Center's 2013-14 Season, 9/13-10/27
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2013

Dallas Theater Center launches its 2013-14 season with A Raisin in the Sun. Tre Garrett of Fort Worth's Jubilee Theatre will make his directorial debut at DTC with this Tony Award-winning play. A Raisin in the Sun begins with a Pay-What-You-Can performance on Friday, September 13 and runs through Sunday, October 27 at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre in the AT&T Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Theatre on the Fly Opens FRED'S DINER Tonight, Aug 15Theatre on the Fly Opens FRED'S DINER Tonight, Aug 15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2012

The third production to be staged at the brand new pop-up theatre space in Chichester is the world premiere of a witty and disturbing thriller by Penelope Skinner, one of the UK's most highly praised emerging playwrights. The cast includes award-winning actress Cush Jumbo and Olivia Poulet. (more...)

Quotidian Theatre Company's 17th Season to Include HEDDA GABLER, LETTICE AND LOVAGE & MoreQuotidian Theatre Company's 17th Season to Include HEDDA GABLER, LETTICE AND LOVAGE & More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Quotidian Theatre Company announces its 17th season, which includes a fresh take on an international classic, a modern comedy from a Tony award-winning playwright, and an early work from the company's favorite dramatist. (more...)

Berkeley Rep to Open 47th Season with AN AUDIENCE WITH MEOW MEOWBerkeley Rep to Open 47th Season with AN AUDIENCE WITH MEOW MEOW
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

Berkeley Rep opens its 47th season this September with An Audience with Meow Meow, a musical play of gargantuan proportions starring international superstar Meow Meow. (more...)

Steve Scott to Direct VANYA AND SONIA in 2015; Larry Yando to Play 'Scrooge' in A CHRISTMAS CAROL at the GoodmanSteve Scott to Direct VANYA AND SONIA in 2015; Larry Yando to Play 'Scrooge' in A CHRISTMAS CAROL at the Goodman
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2014

Today, Artistic Director Robert Falls announces that his longtime associate, Producer Steve Scott, will direct Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Christopher Durang's Tony Award-winning, 'deliriously funny, hilariously demented' Broadway hit, in Spring 2015 (dates TBA). A loving send-up of Chekhov's greatest works, Vanya makes its Chicago premiere in the Albert Theatre as part of the Subscription series in the theater's 90th Anniversary 'Season to Celebrate.' (One play is TBA.) (more...)

Honeysuckle Weeks, Charity Wakefield and Alec Newman to Star in THESE SHINING LIVES in Finsbury Park from May 8Honeysuckle Weeks, Charity Wakefield and Alec Newman to Star in THESE SHINING LIVES in Finsbury Park from May 8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2013

According to the Daily Mail, Honeysuckle Weeks, Charity Wakefield and Alec Newman will star in Melanie Marnich's These Shining Lives, set to kick off the first season at the Park Theatre in Finsbury Park. Loveday Ingram will direct the show from May 8, with designs by Tim Shortall. The show runs through June 9, 2013. (more...)

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