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THE ADDAMS FAMILY Plays 5th Avenue Theatre for Halloween, 10/24-11/11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2012

Just in time for Halloween, the first national tour of the new musical The Addams Family, will make its Seattle premiere October 24-November 11, 2012 at The 5th Avenue Theatre. Based on the bizarre and beloved family of characters created by legendary cartoonist Charles Addams, this smash Broadway hit brings the darkly delirious world of Gomez, Morticia, Uncle Fester, Grandma, Wednesday, Pugsley and, of course, Lurch to spooky and spectacular life. (more...)

Life of Walt Disney Chosen as Philip Glass NYC Opera Commission
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2008

Following a meeting of New York City Opera's Board of Directors, Gerard Mortier, General Manager Designate today announced that City Opera is commissioning Philip Glass to compose a new opera, The Perfect American which imaginatively explores the life and career of Walt Disney (more...)

THE ADDAMS FAMILY Announces New Tour Dates for Fall 2012; Curtis Holbrook Joins Cast as 'Lucas Beineke'!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2012

Producers of THE ADDAMS FAMILY announced additional dates today for the Fall 2012 leg of the musical's North American tour. The production will play Dallas (Oct. 2 - 21), Seattle (Oct. 24 - Nov. 11), Salt Lake City (Nov. 13 - 18), Las Vegas (Nov.20 - 25), Tempe (Dec. 11 - 16) and Costa Mesa (Dec. 18 - 30). Plus, Curtis Holbrook (West Side Story, Xanadu) will join the cast of the national tour as "Lucas Beineke." (more...)

Broadway in Chicago to Present World Premiere of THE ADDAMS FAMILY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2008

Broadway In Chicago will host the world premiere of THE ADDAMS FAMILY, a new musical based on the bizarre and beloved family of characters created by legendary cartoonist Charles Addams, beginning performances Friday, November 13, 2009 at the Ford Center for the Performing Arts, Oriental Theatre (24 W. Randolph St., Chicago). (more...)

THE ADDAMS FAMILY Plays 5th Avenue Theatre for Halloween, Now thru 11/11
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2012

Just in time for Halloween, the first national tour of the new musical The Addams Family, will make its Seattle premiere tonight, October 24-November 11, 2012 at The 5th Avenue Theatre. Based on the bizarre and beloved family of characters created by legendary cartoonist Charles Addams, this smash Broadway hit brings the darkly delirious world of Gomez, Morticia, Uncle Fester, Grandma, Wednesday, Pugsley and, of course, Lurch to spooky and spectacular life. (more...)

Phelim McDermott Directs BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by Arielle Ozery - Oct 16, 2013

Improbable's Phelim McDermott directs the internationally acclaimed duo Mat Fraser and Julie Atlas Muz in Beauty and the Beast, an adult fairy tale like no other. What do you get when a born freak, a former beauty queen and an award-winning maverick Director tell the true story of Beauty and the Beast? (more...)

Gurney's Post Mortem Extended Off-Bway to 12/16
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2006

The Flea Theater has announced an extension of the Off-Broadway Premiere of A.R. Gurney's comedy Post Mortem (more...)

THE ADDAMS FAMILY Plays 5th Avenue Theatre for Halloween, 10/24-11/11
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2012

Just in time for Halloween, the first national tour of the new musical The Addams Family, will make its Seattle premiere October 24-November 11, 2012 at The 5th Avenue Theatre. Based on the bizarre and beloved family of characters created by legendary cartoonist Charles Addams, this smash Broadway hit brings the darkly delirious world of Gomez, Morticia, Uncle Fester, Grandma, Wednesday, Pugsley and, of course, Lurch to spooky and spectacular life. (more...)

HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Tickets on Sale Tomorrow; Creative Team and 'The Angry Inch' Band Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2013

Tickets go on sale to the general public tomorrow, November 2 at 10 AM for Neil Patrick Harris' return to Broadway in Hedwig and the Angry Inch, the musical with book by John Cameron Mitchell and music and lyrics by Stephen Trask, directed by Michael Mayer. For tickets, call 212-239-6200 or visit Telecharge.com. (more...)

THE ADDAMS FAMILY Headed for Bway; by Lippa, Elice & Brickman
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2007

Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, writers of the 2006 Tony Award-winning Best Musical, Jersey Boys, are the librettists for THE ADDAMS FAMILY, Drama Desk Award-winning composer/lyricist Andrew Lippa (The Wild Party) is writing the score, and Improbable Theater founders Phelim McDermott and Julian Crouch (Shockheaded Peter) will direct and design. EET plans to premiere THE ADDAMS FAMILY in the 2009-2010 Broadway season, preceded by an out-of-town tryout. (more...)

Mann, Carmello, Chamberlin, Hoffman, James and More Join Lane and Neuwirth in THE ADDAMS FAMILY
by BWW - May 11, 2009

Two-time Tony Award winners NATHAN LANE (The Producers, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum) and BEBE NEUWIRTH (Chicago, Sweet Charity) will star as Gomez and Morticia in THE ADDAMS FAMILY, a new musical based on the bizarre and beloved family of characters created by legendary cartoonist Charles Addams. Produced by Stuart Oken, Roy Furman, Michael Leavitt and Five Cent Productions, by special arrangement with Elephant Eye Theatrical, THE ADDAMS FAMILY will open on Broadway Thursday, April 8, 2010 at a Nederlander theatre to be announced. Previews will begin Thursday, March 4, 2010 following a pre-Broadway engagement at the Ford Center for the Performing Arts, Oriental Theatre in Chicago that begins November 13. (more...)

Mindbloom App PROOF Challenges People to Reach Goals
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2013

Mindbloom (www.mindbloom.com) today announced Proof, a fun, simple and social life game app for people who want to challenge friends, family and co-workers to reach weekly personal or group goals on the go. Available in Google Play for Android devices and iTunes for iOS devices, Proof features a retro arcade-like design that uses photos, videos, social bantering and player-determined prizes to challenge, inspire and motivate people to do something out-of-the-ordinary, whether at home, in the gym, or even in the office. Requiring players to post a photo or video as 'proof' that a challenge has been accomplished, visual evidence drives the entire app to inspire people to not just say they did something, but to prove it. (more...)

Zoe Wanamaker to Star in STEVIE, Kicking Off Chichester Festival 2014 from April 24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

Chichester's Festival 2014 opens with a major revival of Hugh Whitemore's award-winning glimpse into the unconventional life of celebrated English poet and novelist Stevie Smith. (more...)

Abrons Arts Center Presents BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, Now thru 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

What do you get when a born freak, a former beauty queen, and an award-winning maverick director take on a classic romance? From today, March 13-­31, Abrons Art Center will present Beauty and the Beast, starring Mat Fraser and Julie Atlas Muz, directed by Improbable's Phelim McDermott. Fraser, the consistently inventive, provocative and entertaining British disabled actor/writer and Muz, the Downtown NYC performance legend and former Miss Coney Island, breath complexity and life into the eponymous characters, weaving an adult fairytale like no other. (more...)

Abrons Arts Center Welcomes Julie Atlas Muz and Mat Fraser in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, Now thru 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

What do you get when a born freak, a former beauty queen, and an award-winning maverick director take on a classic romance? From today, March 13-31, Abrons Art Center will present Beauty and the Beast, starring Mat Fraser and Julie Atlas Muz, directed by Improbable's Phelim McDermott. (more...)

Spymonkey and Kneehigh Collaborate for OEDIPUSSY, April 10-21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2012

Theatre company Spymonkey joins forces with Kneehigh Artistic Director Emma Rice to bring their idiosyncratic comic surrealism to bear on the quintessential Greek tragedy for OEDIPUSSY, which runs Tuesday 10 - Saturday 21 April, 2012, at the Lyric Hammersmith. (more...)

Abrons Arts Center to Present BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, 3/13-30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

What do you get when a born freak, a former beauty queen, and an award-winning maverick director take on a classic romance? From March 13­31, Abrons Art Center will present Beauty and the Beast, starring Mat Fraser and Julie Atlas Muz, directed by Improbable's Phelim McDermott. Fraser, the consistently inventive, provocative and entertaining British disabled actor/writer and Muz, the Downtown NYC performance legend and former Miss Coney Island, breath complexity and life into the eponymous characters, weaving an adult fairytale like no other. (more...)

Pittsburgh CLO to Present THE ADDAMS FAMILY, 7/31 - 8/12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2012

Full casting has been announced for theupcoming national tour of THE ADDAMS FAMILY, a new musical based on the bizarre and beloved family of characters created by legendary cartoonist Charles Addams, which will make its Pennsylvania premiere in Pittsburgh, Tuesday, July 31 - Sunday, August 12, 2012, at the Benedum Center (more...)

Improbable and Lyric Hammersmith Present LIFE GAME July 7-17
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2010

Improbable present Keith Johnstone's Lifegame Part chat show. Part improv show. Unique theatre. AN IMPROBABLE AND LYRIC HAMMERSMITH PRODUCTION at Lyric Hammersmith, London 07 - 17 July (more...)

Improbable and Lyric Hammersmith Present LIFE GAME 7/7-17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2010

Improbable present Keith Johnstone's Lifegame Part chat show. Part improv show. Unique theatre. AN IMPROBABLE AND LYRIC HAMMERSMITH PRODUCTION at Lyric Hammersmith, London 07 - 17 July (more...)

Pittsburgh CLO Presents THE ADDAMS FAMILY, Now thru 8/12
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2012

The national tour of The Addams Family, a new musical based on the bizarre and beloved family of characters created by legendary cartoonist Charles Addams, will make its Pennsylvania premiere in Pittsburgh tonight, July 31 and play through Sunday, August 12, 2012, at the Benedum Center as part of the Pittsburgh CLO summer season and PNC Broadway Across America-Pittsburgh 2011-12 series. (more...)

Improbable and Lyric Hammersmith Close LIFE GAME July 17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2010

Improbable present Keith Johnstone's Lifegame Part chat show. Part improv show. Unique theatre. AN IMPROBABLE AND LYRIC HAMMERSMITH PRODUCTION at Lyric Hammersmith, London 07 - 17 July (more...)

Impro Theatre's THE WESTERN UNSCRIPTED to Begin 8/27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Falcon Theatre will present Impro Theatre's The Western UnScripted, co-directed by Dan O'Connor and Stephen Kearin, the first production of the Falcon Theatre's 2014-2015 Subscription Season. Impro Theatre's critically acclaimed, award-winning ensemble of improvisers, which the LA Times calls "an amazing comedy troupe that spins comedy gold right before your eyes," create completely new, completely unscripted, and completely hilarious full-length plays at every performance. According to StageandCinema.com, an Impro performance is "as high a degree of general excellence in writing, acting, and direction as I have seen in any theater company in America." (more...)

Devoted and Disgruntled: A Problem Solving Seminar Held As Part of Under the Radar 1/17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2010

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson), Producer Mark Russell and the Association of Performing Arts Presenters (Executive Producer) invite professionals from all areas - artistic and administrative - of the theater community to attend DEVOTED AND DISGRUNTLED, a unique two-day seminar to be held Saturday, January 16 and Sunday, January 17 as part of Under the Radar 2010. (more...)

Devoted and Disgruntled: A Problem Solving Seminar Held As Part of Under the Radar 2010 1/16, 1/17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2010

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson), Producer Mark Russell and the Association of Performing Arts Presenters (Executive Producer) invite professionals from all areas - artistic and administrative - of the theater community to attend DEVOTED AND DISGRUNTLED, a unique two-day seminar to be held Saturday, January 16 and Sunday, January 17 as part of Under the Radar 2010. (more...)

Devoted and Disgruntled: A Problem Solving Seminar Held As Part of Under the Radar 2010 1/16, 1/17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2010

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson), Producer Mark Russell and the Association of Performing Arts Presenters (Executive Producer) invite professionals from all areas - artistic and administrative - of the theater community to attend DEVOTED AND DISGRUNTLED, a unique two-day seminar to be held Saturday, January 16 and Sunday, January 17 as part of Under the Radar 2010. (more...)

The Lyric Hammersmith Announces Their Upcoming Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2010

Following his successful first season as Lyric Artistic Director, Sean Holmes announces new productions to complete the spring season for the theatre. The season includes collaborations with some of the most exciting and innovative UK companies and artists. (more...)

DO NOT POST
by Beau Higgins - Jan 1, 2001

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UK Roundup
by Jake Brunger - Feb 6, 2004

The National Theatre unveil 16 new shows whilst awards madness dominates the theatre scene, with Jerry Springer scoring a hat trick. (more...)

Abrons Arts Center to Welcome Julie Atlas Muz and Mat Fraser in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, 3/13-30
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2014

What do you get when a born freak, a former beauty queen, and an award-winning maverick director take on a classic romance? From March 13-31, Abrons Art Center will present Beauty and the Beast, starring Mat Fraser and Julie Atlas Muz, directed by Improbable's Phelim McDermott. (more...)

Big Breaking News! Idina Menzel to Return to Broadway Spring 2014 in If/Then by Next to Normal Team after DC Tryout
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2013

Big breaking news, first reported by the New York Times, that Tony-winner Idina Menzel will be returning to Broadway in a new musical, If/Then by NEXT TO NORMAL's Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey. (more...)

BASED ON A TOTALLY TRUE STORY Announces Full Casting
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2006

Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) is pleased to announce full casting for the upcoming the world premiere production of Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa's BASED ON A TOTALLY TRUE STORY. Directed by Michael Bush, the production begins previews on March 23 and opens on April 11 at New York City Center - Stage II (131 West 55th Street). (more...)

Irish Rep hosts Free Reading of A WAKE ON CHAPPAQUIDDICK 12/4
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2009

The Irish Repertory Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) is hosting a NEW WORKS READING SERIES to support new plays and emerging playwrights. As part of its mission statement, The Irish Repertory Theatre 'encourages the development of new works focusing on the Irish and Irish American experience, as well as a range of other cultures.' (more...)

Irish Rep hosts Free Reading of A WAKE ON CHAPPAQUIDDICK 12/4
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2009

The Irish Repertory Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) is hosting a NEW WORKS READING SERIES to support new plays and emerging playwrights. As part of its mission statement, The Irish Repertory Theatre 'encourages the development of new works focusing on the Irish and Irish American experience, as well as a range of other cultures.' (more...)

BREAKING: Norbert Leo Butz-Led BIG FISH to Play 5-Week Engagement at Chicago's Oriental Theatre; Opens 4/21
by BWW - Dec 18, 2012

BIG FISH, a new musical based on the novel by Daniel Wallace and the 2003 Columbia Pictures film written by John August, will star Norbert Leo Butz as Edward Bloom, and have its pre-Broadway world premiere at Chicago's Oriental Theatre (24 West Randolph Street) in a limited 5-week engagement beginning performances Tuesday, April 2, 2013, opening Sunday, April 21, 2013, and playing through Sunday, May 5, 2013. Tickets on sale Monday, February 4, 2013. (more...)

Douglas Sills, Sara Gettelfinger Lead ADDAMS FAMILY National Tour; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2011

Full casting has been announced for the upcoming national tour of THE ADDAMS FAMILY, a new musical based on the bizarre and beloved family of characters created by legendary cartoonist Charles Addams. Rehearsals for the tour begin today in New York City. Joining the previously announced Tony Awardâ nominee Douglas Sills as Gomez and Sara Gettelfinger as Morticia are Tony Awardâ nominee Martin Vidnovic as Mal Beineke, two-time Tony Awardâ nominee Crista Moore as Alice Beineke, Blake Hammond as Uncle Fester, Pippa Pearthree as Grandma, Tom Corbeil as Lurch, Patrick D. Kennedy as Pugsley, Brian Justin Crum as Lucas Beineke and Cortney Wolfson as Wednesday. (more...)

Spymonkey and Kneehigh Collaborate for OEDIPUSSY, April 10-21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2012

Theatre company Spymonkey joins forces with Kneehigh Artistic Director Emma Rice to bring their idiosyncratic comic surrealism to bear on the quintessential Greek tragedy for OEDIPUSSY, which runs Tuesday 10 - Saturday 21 April, 2012, at the Lyric Hammersmith. (more...)

Mindbloom Announces PROOF App to Spark Friendly Competition
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2013

Mindbloom (www.mindbloom.com) today announced Proof, a fun, simple and social life game app for people who want to challenge friends, family and co-workers to reach weekly personal or group goals on the go. Available in Google Play for Android devices and iTunes for iOS devices, Proof features a retro arcade-like design that uses photos, videos, social bantering and player-determined prizes to challenge, inspire and motivate people to do something out-of-the-ordinary, whether at home, in the gym, or even in the office. Requiring players to post a photo or video as 'proof' that a challenge has been accomplished, visual evidence drives the entire app to inspire people to not just say they did something, but to prove it. (more...)

Zoe Wanamaker Stars in STEVIE, Kicking Off Chichester Festival 2014 Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Chichester's Festival 2014 opens with a major revival of Hugh Whitemore's award-winning glimpse into the unconventional life of celebrated English poet and novelist Stevie Smith. (more...)

Spymonkey and Kneehigh End Collaboration in OEDIPUSSY Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2012

Theatre company Spymonkey joins forces with Kneehigh Artistic Director Emma Rice to bring their idiosyncratic comic surrealism to bear on the quintessential Greek tragedy for OEDIPUSSY, which runs Tuesday 10 - Saturday 21 April, 2012, at the Lyric Hammersmith. (more...)

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