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Gianandrea Noseda to Conduct GUGLIELMO TELL at Carnegie Hall, 12/7Gianandrea Noseda to Conduct GUGLIELMO TELL at Carnegie Hall, 12/7
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2014

On Sunday, December 7 at 2:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall presents Teatro Regio Torino in a concert performance of Rossini's opera Guglielmo Tell (William Tell) conducted by Gianandrea Noseda and sung in Italian by an outstanding cast that includes baritone Dalibor Jenis in the title role, tenor John Osborn as Arnoldo, and soprano Angela Meade as Matilde. The concert is part of the opera company's first-ever North American tour, with stops in Chicago, Ann Arbor, and Toronto. (more...)

Ben Carlson to Lead Chicago Shakespeare's PERICLES; David H. Bell to DirectBen Carlson to Lead Chicago Shakespeare's PERICLES; David H. Bell to Direct
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2014

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) announces today the casting and creative team for William Shakespeare's riveting odyssey Pericles, staged by CST veteran director David H. Bell and featuring Stratford Festival company member Ben Carlson in the title role. (more...)

SEX AND THE THREE DAY WEEK to Play Everyman PlayhouseSEX AND THE THREE DAY WEEK to Play Everyman Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2014

Following the successful adaptations of Moliere's French farces, this Christmas the Playhouse presents another fresh adaptation of a classic French comedy. Liverpool-born writer Stephen Sharkey has created the hilarious and absurd Sex and the Three Day Week from Georges Feydeau's L'Hotel du Libre Echange. The cast includes Edward Harrison, Natalie Casey, Javier Marzan and Eileen O'Brien and runs from Friday 5 December 2014 to Saturday 10 January 2015. (more...)

Tron Theatre to Present MIRACLE ON 34 PARNIE STREET, Nov 28-Jan 4Tron Theatre to Present MIRACLE ON 34 PARNIE STREET, Nov 28-Jan 4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

This Christmas the Tron are triply-excited, because we welcome back Scotland's Prince Of Panto, Johnny McKnight -- not only as writer and director, but as outrageous dame Kristine Cagney Kringle in our brand-new, side-splitting, Weegie-fied version of the heart-warming Christmas classic Miracle On 34th Street: Miracle on 34 Parnie Street. (more...)

Steven Pasquale to Star in Lyric Opera of Chicago's CAROUSEL This Spring; Rob Ashford to DirectSteven Pasquale to Star in Lyric Opera of Chicago's CAROUSEL This Spring; Rob Ashford to Direct
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

Lyric Opera of Chicago announced today that Steven Pasquale will star in the iconic role of carousel barker Billy Bigelow in Lyric's new production ofCarousel, on stage April 11 through May 3, 2015. Following his critically acclaimed performance on Broadway in The Bridges of Madison County, Pasquale will bring his “glorious voice” (VARIETY) to some of the most beloved songs in musical theater history in a new production directed and choreographed by legendary Tony, Emmy, and Olivier Award winner Rob Ashford. (more...)

National Youth Theatre to Present IF CHLOE CAN & YOU CANNational Youth Theatre to Present IF CHLOE CAN & YOU CAN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

The National Youth Theatre has announced that they will present one-off, free productions of You Can and If Chloe Can for school groups. The productions will be performed on 10 November and 17 November respectively at the Ambassadors Theatre, where the West End REP season is currently showing. The production marks another strand of the National Youth Theatre's work to improve education and opportunity in the arts and their commitment to nurturing young and diverse talent. To further enrich the educational experience for schools attending the REP season the NYT have also released curriculum-linked education resource packs for teachers to accompany the shows. (more...)

BWW Interview: Eddie Shapiro Takes Center Stage with Great 'Dames'BWW Interview: Eddie Shapiro Takes Center Stage with Great 'Dames'
by Erica Miner - Oct 29, 2014

Bitten by the theatre bug at a tender age, Eddie Shapiro ranks top billing among the highest echelons of the Broadway and theatre obsessed. (more...)

Verdi's AIDA Returns to the Metropolitan Opera, 10/30Verdi's AIDA Returns to the Metropolitan Opera, 10/30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

Verdi's Egyptian tragedy Aida, one of the most-performed operas in company history, will return to the Met stage October 30 for a 16-performance revival with rotating casts of acclaimed artists and rising stars. The initial performances will star Ukrainian soprano Liudmyla Monastyrska, who made a notable Met debut in the role in 2012, as Aida; Olga Borodina in one of her best-known portrayals as the jealous princess Amneris; Marcello Giordani as the war hero Radamès, a role he first sang at the Met in 2012; Željko Lu?i? in his first-ever Met performances as Amonasro, Aida's father; Ukrainian bass Dmitri Belosselskiy in his Met role debut as the high priest Ramfis; and American bass Soloman Howard in his Met debut as the King. Italian tenor Antonello Palombi will make his Met debut as Radamès on November 22. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from THE KING AND I at The Marriott Theatre!STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from THE KING AND I at The Marriott Theatre!
by Stage Tube - Oct 29, 2014

The romantic and richly textured tale of East versus West, THE KING AND I, comes to The Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL., opening tonight, October 29, and running through January 4, 2015. Nick Bowling (Juno and The Normal Heart at Timeline Theatre) makes his Marriott Theatre directorial debut with a fresh take on this Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, merging history and romance with today's social and political issues. THE KING AND I takes audiences on an uplifting journey of the power of education as characters transform from instructor to students themselves, learning from one another in the process. In consultation with the Thai Cultural and Fine Arts Institute of Chicago, Bowling and Choreographer Tommy Rapley will explore ancient Siamese customs, dance and traditions, and bring them to life on stage. (more...)

Royal Shakespeare Company to Bring HENRY IV Parts 1 & 2 to Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury Next MonthRoyal Shakespeare Company to Bring HENRY IV Parts 1 & 2 to Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

THE ROYAL Shakespeare Company bring the critically-acclaimed Henry IV Parts I And II to Canterbury next month. (more...)

James Conlon to Lead LADY MACBETH OF MTSENSK, Beginning 11/10 at the MetJames Conlon to Lead LADY MACBETH OF MTSENSK, Beginning 11/10 at the Met
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

Beginning November 10, the Met will present a rare revival of Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk, Shostakovich's controversial 1934 opera about an adulteress whose forbidden romance leads to murder and devastation. This season's performances will be conducted by James Conlon, who also led the work's Met premiere in 1994; it has only been revived once by the company, in 2000. Dutch soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek will sing her first Met performances of the central role, Katerina Ismailova, which she has sung to acclaim at numerous leading opera houses around the world. American tenor Brandon Jovanovich sings the role of Sergei, Katerina's lover. The revival of Graham Vick's 1994 production will also star Raymond Very as Zinovy Ismailov, Katerina's ineffectual husband, and Anatoli Kotscherga as her brutal father-in-law, Boris. Dutch tenor Frank van Aken will sing Sergei in the November 21 performance. (more...)

Mine is Yours Theatre Company to Stage R&J at Theatre of NOTE, 11/7-16Mine is Yours Theatre Company to Stage R&J at Theatre of NOTE, 11/7-16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

Mine is Yours Theatre Company presents R&J, a gender-reversed Romeo and Juliet, at Theatre of NOTE in Hollywood for two weekends only! Playing November 7-16th, 2014. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE KING AND I, Opening Tomorrow at The Marriott TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at THE KING AND I, Opening Tomorrow at The Marriott Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

The romantic and richly textured tale of East versus West, THE KING AND I, comes to The Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL., opening tomorrow October 29, and running through January 4, 2015. (more...)

John Tiffany-Helmed LET THE RIGHT ONE IN to Make American Debut at St. Ann's Warehouse This WinterJohn Tiffany-Helmed LET THE RIGHT ONE IN to Make American Debut at St. Ann's Warehouse This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2014

St. Ann's Warehouse welcomes back the National Theatre of Scotland, director John Tiffany and associate director Steven Hoggett for the American Premiere of Let the Right One In, which Jack Thorne adapted for the stage from John Ajvide Lindqvist's novel and screenplay, and which garnered tremendous acclaim on London's West End earlier this year. (more...)

Lyric Opera of Chicago Presents 60th Anniversary Concert, 11/1Lyric Opera of Chicago Presents 60th Anniversary Concert, 11/1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2014

CHICAGO - Lyric Opera of Chicago will celebrate its glorious history and future on Saturday, November 1, with a star-studded 60th Anniversary Concert at the Civic Opera House beginningat 6:30pm - sixty years to the day after the company officially launched its very first season. (more...)

Against the Grain to Premiere SHELTERED at the Tabard Theatre, Nov 18-Dec 6Against the Grain to Premiere SHELTERED at the Tabard Theatre, Nov 18-Dec 6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2014

Against the Grain Theatre Company presents the World Premiere of SHELTERED, a dark satire about the homeless and the heartless, packed with action, thrills and laughs for the festive season. Performances run Tuesday 18 November - Saturday 6 December 2014 at The Tabard Theatre, London. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: New Teaser Released for Off-Broadway's STALKING THE BOGEYMANSTAGE TUBE: New Teaser Released for Off-Broadway's STALKING THE BOGEYMAN
by Stage Tube - Oct 27, 2014

A new video teaser has just been released for the hit Off-Broadway stage drama STALKING THE BOGEYMAN, now playing at New World Stages in the heart of the New York theatre district (340 W. 50th St.). Check it out below! (more...)

Dances Patrelle to Present THE YORKVILLE NUTCRACKER, 12/4-7Dances Patrelle to Present THE YORKVILLE NUTCRACKER, 12/4-7
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2014

Dances Patrelle presents The Yorkville Nutcracker fromDecember 4-7, 2014 at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, E. 68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues, NYC. Performances: Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7pm; Saturday at 2pm; and Sunday at 12pm and 5pm. Ticketsare $45-85 (student and senior discounts available) and will be available beginning November 4, 2014 at www.dancespatrelle.org, by phone at 212-772-4448, or in person at The Kaye Playhouse Box Office. (more...)

SUNNY AFTERNOON Now Booking into May 2015SUNNY AFTERNOON Now Booking into May 2015
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2014

Sunny Afternoon, the critically acclaimed new musical which tells the story of the early life of Ray Davies and the rise to stardom of The Kinks, has extended its run for a second time until 23 May 2015, at the Harold Pinter Theatre. (more...)

All Aboard - Meet the Full Cast of THE LAST SHIP, Setting Sail Tonight on Broadway!All Aboard - Meet the Full Cast of THE LAST SHIP, Setting Sail Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Oct 26, 2014

THE LAST SHIP - the new musical with music and lyrics by 16-time Grammy Award-winner Sting and book by Tony Award winner John Logan and Pulitzer Prize-winner Brian Yorkey opens tonight, October 26. The Last Ship is directed by Tony Award winner Joe Mantello and choreographed by Olivier Award winner and Tony Award nominee Steven Hoggett. Scroll down to learn more about the full cast and watch the company onstage in a commercial for the show below! (more...)

Drama in the Berkshires - Meet the Full Cast of THE COUNTRY HOUSE!Drama in the Berkshires - Meet the Full Cast of THE COUNTRY HOUSE!
by Meet the Cast - Oct 25, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club's New York premiere co-production of The Country House, the new play by Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan, opened on October 2 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the full cast and watch interviews with the company below! (more...)

Renee Fleming, Ramsey Lewis & More Set for Lyric Opera of Chicago's 60th Anniversary Concert, 11/1; Jane Lynch HostsRenee Fleming, Ramsey Lewis & More Set for Lyric Opera of Chicago's 60th Anniversary Concert, 11/1; Jane Lynch Hosts
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

Lyric Opera of Chicago will celebrate its glorious history and future on Saturday, November 1, with a star-studded 60th Anniversary Concert at the Civic Opera House beginningat 6:30pm - sixty years to the day after the company officially launched its very first season. (more...)

Official: James McAvoy Will Lead THE RULING CLASS at Trafalgar; Jamie Lloyd to DirectOfficial: James McAvoy Will Lead THE RULING CLASS at Trafalgar; Jamie Lloyd to Direct
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

BAFTA winning and Golden Globe nominated actor James McAvoy (Filth, The Last King of Scotland, Atonement, X-Men) returns to Trafalgar Transformed, following his performance in Jamie Lloyd's Macbeth, which launched the first Trafalgar Transformed season and earned him an Olivier award nomination for Best Actor, and for the production a nomination for Best Revival. McAvoy will play Jack, the 14th Earl of Gurney, in the first revival of Peter Barnes' satirical comedy, The Ruling Class, directed by Artistic Director, Jamie Lloyd. The production runs from 16 January to 11 April 2015, with press night on 27 January. Design is by Soutra Gilmour, with lighting by Jon Clark and sound by Ben and Max Ringham. (more...)

Rudi Dharmalingam, Sharon Duncan-Brewster & More to Star in HOPE at the Royal CourtRudi Dharmalingam, Sharon Duncan-Brewster & More to Star in HOPE at the Royal Court
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

Casting is announced today for Hope, BAFTA-winning writer Jack Thorne's first original play to be staged at the Royal Court. Hope follows Thorne's success with Glue and This is England '86 and reunites him with director John Tiffany after their celebrated production Let the Right One In, which transferred to the West End earlier this year. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 10/24/14 - WIESENTHAL, PHANTOM Pop-Up, THE LAST SHIP and More!WAKE UP with BWW 10/24/14 - WIESENTHAL, PHANTOM Pop-Up, THE LAST SHIP and More!
by Jessica Showers - Oct 24, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: WIESENTHAL begins tonight at Theatre Row, PHANTOM opens its new pop-up shop today, and THE LAST SHIP sails to Broadway this Sunday! (more...)

CHOSEN CHILD to Play Boston Playwrights' Theatre, 10/30-11/22CHOSEN CHILD to Play Boston Playwrights' Theatre, 10/30-11/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

Boston Playwrights' Theatre (BPT) continues its 2014-15 season of new plays next week with Monica Bauer's Chosen Child. (more...)

San Francisco Opera to Stage Rossini's LA CENERENTOLA, 11/9-26San Francisco Opera to Stage Rossini's LA CENERENTOLA, 11/9-26
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

San Francisco Opera presents Gioachino Rossini's La Cenerentola (Cinderella) in six performances November 9-26. (more...)

Brandon Jovanovich to Play 'Don Jose' in CARMEN at the Met TonightBrandon Jovanovich to Play 'Don Jose' in CARMEN at the Met Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Brandon Jovanovich has agreed at short notice to step into the role of Don José in this evening's performance of Carmen, replacing Aleksandrs Antonenko, who is ill. Jovanovich is currently rehearsing for next month's revival of Shostakovich's Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk at the Met. He sang the October 13 performance of Carmen substituting for Antonenko as well. (more...)

The Betsy Stage Extends HAMLET Through 11/22The Betsy Stage Extends HAMLET Through 11/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Popular demand has The Betsy Stage extending their production of 'Hamlet' through November 22 at 1133 S. Huron St. Denver, CO 80223. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. All performances are FREE, donations are accepted. Reservations are required by email: Hamlet@BetsyStage.com or by calling 720-328-5294. More info at www.betsystage.com 'Hamlet' has been selling out every weekend and seating is limited. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Bissell, Gordon, Madigan & Love Underscore RTW's Amazing AMELIABWW Reviews: Bissell, Gordon, Madigan & Love Underscore RTW's Amazing AMELIA
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Oct 23, 2014

From Here to Eternity, Gone with the Wind, In Harm's Way, War and Peace…Classic literature and film where war in any century or country divides families, loved ones and nations. Renaissance Theaterworks opens their 2014-2015 season in the Studio Theatre continuing this compelling tradition with the Midwest premiere of Amelia-Playwright Alex Webb's soul-searching tribute to a woman trapped in America's struggle to end slavery. Beginning in 1861, the 'Great' Civil War tore homes, the land and lives figuratively and literally asunder for four years while the subtle aftereffects rage hidden in some human hearts 150 years later. (more...)

James McAvoy to Star in THE RULING CLASS at Trafalgar This WinterJames McAvoy to Star in THE RULING CLASS at Trafalgar This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

The Daily Mail writes that X-MEN star James McAvoy has lined up his next stage project -- Peter Barnes's THE RULING CLASS, which will be directed by Jamie Lloyd in January as part of Trafalgar Transformed's second season. Performances begin January 16, 2015; the play runs through April 11. (more...)

Illyrian Players Theatre to Present OTHELLO, 10/31-11/21Illyrian Players Theatre to Present OTHELLO, 10/31-11/21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

From the company that brought you a cross-gender cast Macbeth and The Taming of the Shrew as a BDSM love story, comes a provocative Othello - a theatrical exploration of outsiders and obsessions. The show runs October 31 through November 21, 2014. (more...)

Lowell Byers to Lead PERICLES, PRINCE OF TYRE at The Old Globe; Cast & Creatives Announced!Lowell Byers to Lead PERICLES, PRINCE OF TYRE at The Old Globe; Cast & Creatives Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team for the Old Globe/University of San Diego Graduate Theatre Program presentation of William Shakespeare's Pericles, Prince of Tyre, directed by Ray Chambers and running November 15 - November 23 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Opening night is Saturday, November 15 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

CSULB University Players & Four Clowns' UBU THE SH*T to Run 11/21-12/7CSULB University Players & Four Clowns' UBU THE SH*T to Run 11/21-12/7
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Running November 21- December 7, the CSULB University Players and Los Angeles-based clown troupe Four Clowns will present a modern retelling of French playwright Alfred Jarry's Ubu Roi entitled Ubu the Sh*t. Four Clowns' Artistic Director and CSULB Theatre Arts alum Jeremy Aluma has adapted Jarry's script and is directing this collaborative production. With clown training and techniques incorporated into the rehearsal process by Aluma and members of the Four Clowns company, the undergraduate cast has been given the opportunity to explore the art of clown first-hand by some of Los Angeles' most experienced clown teachers, creating a truly unique version of Jarry's absurdist comedy. For many of the undergraduate actors in Ubu, this is their first experience with working in the art of clown. (more...)

THAT PLAY: A SOLO MACBETH to Benefit Stage Left Studio, 10/28-11/8THAT PLAY: A SOLO MACBETH to Benefit Stage Left Studio, 10/28-11/8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

THAT PLAY: A Solo Macbeth, the 2013 Drama Desk Nominee for Unique Theatrical Experience, will offer three performances to benefit Stage Left Studio, Oct 28, Nov 4 and Nov 8. (more...)

Nick Bowling Directs THE KING AND I, Beginning Tonight at Chicago's Marriott TheatreNick Bowling Directs THE KING AND I, Beginning Tonight at Chicago's Marriott Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

The romantic and richly textured tale of East versus West, THE KING AND I, comes to The Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL., previewing tonight, October 22, opening October 29, and running through January 4, 2015. (more...)

Tonya Pinkins, Trezana Beverley & More to Star in Yale Rep's WAR; Cast Announced!Tonya Pinkins, Trezana Beverley & More to Star in Yale Rep's WAR; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE presents the world premiere of WAR by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, November 21–December 13 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street). The company opening is scheduled for Friday, November 28. The official press opening will follow on Saturday, November 29. (more...)

Casting Announced for Saxon Court at Southwark Playhouse this November, Featuring THE HOBBIT's Adam BrownCasting Announced for Saxon Court at Southwark Playhouse this November, Featuring THE HOBBIT's Adam Brown
by Anna Bencivengo - Oct 22, 2014

Made by Brick presents: SAXON COURT by Daniel Andersen. Directed by Melanie Spencer. Featuring Adam Brown (The Hobbit trilogy), John Pickard (2.4 Children, Hollyoaks), Sophie Ellerby (This Is England), Scott Hazell (Mudlarks), Alice Franklin (Sadie J) and Debra Baker (Phoneshop) as Donna Saxon. (more...)

Behind The Scenes Of Roman Polanski's MACBETHBehind The Scenes Of Roman Polanski's MACBETH
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 22, 2014

Go behind the scenes of Roman Polanski's classic feature film version of Macbeth! (more...)

Actors' NET of Bucks County to Present EQUIVOCATION, 10/31-11/16Actors' NET of Bucks County to Present EQUIVOCATION, 10/31-11/16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

Shakespeare made his living writing timeless plays. But what if his life and those of his acting troupe were imperiled by his next work in progress? (more...)

Cast of SUNNY AFTERNOON Records Album; First Tracks ReleasedCast of SUNNY AFTERNOON Records Album; First Tracks Released
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

Sunny Afternoon, the critically acclaimed new musical, which tells the story of the early life of Ray Davies and the rise to stardom of The Kinks, has released seven preview tracks from the official cast recording album, released later this month. All 29 tracks on the album are performed entirely by members of the company, with John Dagleish as Ray Davies, George Maguire as Dave Davies, Ned Derrington as Pete Quaife and Adam Sopp as Mick Avory. (more...)

Amina Khayyam Dance Company Takes YERMA on Tour This AutumnAmina Khayyam Dance Company Takes YERMA on Tour This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

AMINA KHAYYAM DANCE COMPANY, the UK-based contemporary dance company who use KATHAK as the core narrative in making new work, is based in the south of England and run by its founder and artistic director, Amina Khayyam. (more...)

Crude Apache to Present MACBETH 5-15 NovemberCrude Apache to Present MACBETH 5-15 November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

To celebrate their 20th anniversary, Norwich's renowned theatre company Crude Apache will perform their new production of Shakespeare's Macbeth. Back in 1994 'The Scottish Play' was the first show the company ever performed, in the Rotunda in Norwich Castle and many of the original cast are still involved with the company to this day. (more...)

Saban Brands Launches New Power Rangers Student Alliance Program To Empower Youth Across AmericaSaban Brands Launches New Power Rangers Student Alliance Program To Empower Youth Across America
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Saban Brands announced today the Power Rangers Student Alliance, a new national program where students work together to bring the core values of the Power Rangers to communities across the country. The Power Rangers Student Alliance was inspired by the 'Florida Ranger Coalition,' a group of high school students who caught national attention by making mysterious masked appearances at children's events and nonprofit fundraisers in Power Rangers Morphsuits. When these teens saw how much kids loved seeing the Power Rangers, they decided to work together to raise awareness of anti-bullying and teach the importance of reading. After learning about these exemplary young Power Ranger fans, Saban Brands decided to launch this new program to encourage students across the country to follow suit and start their own local Power Ranger teams. (more...)

Rehearsals Start Tomorrow for POCATELLO at Playwrights Horizons; Crystal Finn Completes CastRehearsals Start Tomorrow for POCATELLO at Playwrights Horizons; Crystal Finn Completes Cast
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Rehearsals begin tomorrow, Tuesday, October 21 for the Playwrights Horizons production of POCATELLO, the world premiere of a new play by Obie, Drama Desk and Lortel awards winner and 2014 MacArthur Foundation 'Genius' grantee Samuel D. Hunter (The Whale at PH, The Few, A Bright New Boise). Directed by Davis McCallum (The Whale at PH, The Few, London Wall, A Bright New Boise, Water by the Spoonful), the play will be the third production of the theater company's 2014/2015 Season. (more...)

IMITATING THE DOG to Play Birmingham Rep, 19-22 NovIMITATING THE DOG to Play Birmingham Rep, 19-22 Nov
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Imitating the Dog, one of the UK's most original and innovative performance theatre companies are set to bring their unique theatrical vision to Birmingham Repertory Theatre from 19 - 22 November when they stage the first UK stage adaptation of Ernest Hemingway's seminal First World War novel A Farewell to Arms. (more...)

THE COTTAGE Returns to Queens Theatre, 11/07-16THE COTTAGE Returns to Queens Theatre, 11/07-16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2014

Queens Theatre (QT) is pleased to announce its production of Sandy Rustin's THE COTTAGE, a romantic comedy directed by Adam Dannheisser (Rock of Ages, resident director/performer). THE COTTAGE, which returns to Queens after a successful run at the Astoria Performing Arts Center, will play a two week limited engagement at Queens Theatre (14 United Nations Avenue South, Flushing Meadows Corona Park). Performances begin Friday, November 7 and continue through Sunday, November 16. (more...)

All in the Family - Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU!All in the Family - Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU!
by Meet the Cast - Oct 18, 2014

Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU opened on September 28, 2014, at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). The production is directed by six-time Tony Award-nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Scott Ellis (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Twelve Angry Men, 1776). Scroll down to learn more about the full cast and watch interviews with the company below! (more...)

Playhouse on Park to Present Richard Scarry's BUSYTOWN, 11/1Playhouse on Park to Present Richard Scarry's BUSYTOWN, 11/1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Playhouse on Park will premiere the 2014/2015 Young Audience series with Busytown on Saturday, November 1st at 1:00 p.m. (more...)

Orlando Shakespeare Sets Casting, Directors for PLAYFEST, Running 11/1-3Orlando Shakespeare Sets Casting, Directors for PLAYFEST, Running 11/1-3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF dares audiences to take a risk on new plays at PlayFest from November 1 - 3, 2014. Presented by Harriett's Charitable Trust, the fast-paced weekend is packed with lively discussions, engaging playwright panels, and new play readings, along with a keynote speech from playwright Mark St. Germain. This season's event marks the twelfth festival of new plays at the Theater. (more...)

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