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Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble Presents DON JUAN IN HELL, Now thru 10/18Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble Presents DON JUAN IN HELL, Now thru 10/18
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble, one of New York's longest-running experimental theatres, brings back its summer hit, George Bernard Shaw's Don Juan in Hell. (more...)

Echo Theater Company to Premiere BETTER, 10/4-11/6Echo Theater Company to Premiere BETTER, 10/4-11/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

A Jewish, Midwestern, Chekhovian comic drama for the 21st century will be the third offering in The Echo Theater Company's 2015 seaason at Atwater Village Theatre, the company's new permanent home. Jennifer Chambers directs the world premiere of Better, a gentle examination of family and mortality by Jessica Goldberg, opening Oct. 4. (more...)

Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble to Present DON JUAN IN HELL, 9/24-10/18Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble to Present DON JUAN IN HELL, 9/24-10/18
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble, one of New York's longest-running experimental theatres, brings back its summer hit, George Bernard Shaw's Don Juan in Hell. (more...)

Echo Theater Company Premieres BETTER, Now thru 11/6Echo Theater Company Premieres BETTER, Now thru 11/6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2014

A Jewish, Midwestern, Chekhovian comic drama for the 21st century will be the third offering in The Echo Theater Company's 2015 seaason at Atwater Village Theatre, the company's new permanent home. Jennifer Chambers directs the world premiere of Better, a gentle examination of family and mortality by Jessica Goldberg, opening tonight, Oct. 4. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jessica Goldberg's BETTER Opens TonightPhoto Flash: Jessica Goldberg's BETTER Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2014

A Jewish, Midwestern, Chekhovian comic drama for the 21st century will be the third offering in The Echo Theater Company's 2015 season at Atwater Village Theatre, the company's new permanent home. Jennifer Chambers directs the world premiere of Better, a gentle examination of family and mortality by Jessica Goldberg, opening Oct. 4. (more...)

Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble to Present DON JUAN IN HELL, 9/24-10/18Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble to Present DON JUAN IN HELL, 9/24-10/18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble, one of New York's longest-running experimental theatres, brings back its summer hit, George Bernard Shaw's Don Juan in Hell. (more...)

RGENERATION to Play Wolverhampton Grand Theatre, 4-8 NovRGENERATION to Play Wolverhampton Grand Theatre, 4-8 Nov
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

Pat Barker's Booker-nominated novel, REGENERATION, has been adapted for the stage by Olivier Award-winning playwright Nicholas Wright (His Dark Materials, Vincent in Brixton), it opened at Royal & Derngate, Northampton on 29 August 2014 prior to a national tour. The production plays Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from 4 - 8 November 2014. (more...)

Echo Theater Company to Premiere BETTER, 10/4-11/6Echo Theater Company to Premiere BETTER, 10/4-11/6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

A Jewish, Midwestern, Chekhovian comic drama for the 21st century will be the third offering in The Echo Theater Company's 2015 seaason at Atwater Village Theatre, the company's new permanent home. Jennifer Chambers directs the world premiere of Better, a gentle examination of family and mortality by Jessica Goldberg, opening Oct. 4. (more...)

Medicine Show Theatre to Present DON JUAN IN HELL, 6/13-7/5Medicine Show Theatre to Present DON JUAN IN HELL, 6/13-7/5
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble, one of New York's longest-running experimental theatres, will stage George Bernard Shaw's Don Juan in Hell in June/July 2014. (more...)

Susan Clark and Meghan Andrews Star in COLLECTED STORIES at the Rubicon, Now thru 6/21Susan Clark and Meghan Andrews Star in COLLECTED STORIES at the Rubicon, Now thru 6/21
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

Rubicon Theatre continues the company's 16th Not Your Typical Season with Collected Stories. Written by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Donald Margulies and directed by James O'Neil, Collected Stories is a two-person play featuring Susan Clark (Emmy Winner - 'Babe Zaharias,' 'Webster,' Shaw Festival and the Taper) as a brilliant, direct writing professor and Meghan Andrews (Frost/Nixon and The Grapes of Wrath on Broadway) as her eager-yet-talented student. Opening tonight, May 28th at 7:00 p.m., Collected Stories runs Wednesdays through Sundays until June 21st. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre to Present COLLECTED STORIES, 5/28-6/22Rubicon Theatre to Present COLLECTED STORIES, 5/28-6/22
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

Rubicon Theatre continues the company's 16th Not Your Typical Season with Collected Stories. Written by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Donald Margulies and directed by James O'Neil, Collected Stories is a two-person play featuring Susan Clark (Emmy Winner - "Babe Zaharias," "Webster," Shaw Festival and the Taper) as a brilliant, direct writing professor and Meghan Andrews (Frost/Nixon and The Grapes of Wrath on Broadway) as her eager-yet-talented student. Opening May 28th at 7:00 p.m., Collected Stories runs Todays through Sundays until June 21st. (more...)

Susan Clark and Meghan Andrews to Star in COLLECTED STORIES at the Rubicon, 5/28-6/21Susan Clark and Meghan Andrews to Star in COLLECTED STORIES at the Rubicon, 5/28-6/21
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

Rubicon Theatre continues the company's 16th Not Your Typical Season with Collected Stories. Written by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Donald Margulies and directed by James O'Neil, Collected Stories is a two-person play featuring Susan Clark (Emmy Winner - "Babe Zaharias," "Webster," Shaw Festival and the Taper) as a brilliant, direct writing professor and Meghan Andrews (Frost/Nixon and The Grapes of Wrath on Broadway) as her eager-yet-talented student. Opening May 28th at 7:00 p.m., Collected Stories runs Wednesdays through Sundays until June 21st. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 5/19/14 - Obies, LuPone in CRADLE WILL ROCK, MTC Gala & More!WAKE UP with BWW 5/19/14 - Obies, LuPone in CRADLE WILL ROCK, MTC Gala & More!
by Jessica Showers - May 19, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Tonight is this year's Obie Awards ceremony, Patti LuPone returns to the stage for THE CRADLE WILL ROCK and Manhattan Theatre Club's starry spring gala will be in full swing! (more...)

Rubicon Theatre to Present COLLECTED STORIES, 5/28-6/22Rubicon Theatre to Present COLLECTED STORIES, 5/28-6/22
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

Rubicon Theatre continues the company's 16th Not Your Typical Season with Collected Stories. Written by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Donald Margulies and directed by James O'Neil, Collected Stories is a two-person play featuring Susan Clark (Emmy Winner - "Babe Zaharias," "Webster," Shaw Festival and the Taper) as a brilliant, direct writing professor and Meghan Andrews (Frost/Nixon and The Grapes of Wrath on Broadway) as her eager-yet-talented student. Opening May 28th at 7:00 p.m., Collected Stories runs Wednesdays through Sundays until June 21st. (more...)

CANDIDA to Play Pittsburgh Public Theater, 4/17-5/18CANDIDA to Play Pittsburgh Public Theater, 4/17-5/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Pittsburgh Public Theater's Masterpiece Season continues with George Bernard Shaw's sparkling comedy, Candida, directed by Ted Pappas. Candida runs April 17 - May 18, 2014 at the O'Reilly Theater, Pittsburgh Public Theater's home in the heart of Downtown's Cultural District. (more...)

EN(LIVE)N Productions to Stage Toronto Premiere of FROZEN, Begin. 4/1EN(LIVE)N Productions to Stage Toronto Premiere of FROZEN, Begin. 4/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

In a production that twists theatrical expectations, FROZEN, the controversial and award-winning play by Bryony Lavery, makes its Toronto debut. This environmental interpretation from director Andrew Freund, staged in a former coffin factory, travels to dark destinations after horrific circumstances unhinge three individuals. (more...)

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre Teams Up With Marquette University For LEND ME A TENOR, 4/10-27Milwaukee Chamber Theatre Teams Up With Marquette University For LEND ME A TENOR, 4/10-27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (MCT) presents Ken Ludwig's classic farce LEND ME A TENOR, April 10-27, 2014. This production is a collaboration with the Marquette University Theatre Department with several students, alumni and faculty filling roles both onstage and on the creative team. Ken Ludwig's LEND ME A TENOR performs in the Broadway Theatre Center's Cabot Theatre in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward. (more...)

Hytner to End Run at National Theatre with New Tom Stoppard PlayHytner to End Run at National Theatre with New Tom Stoppard Play
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

BBC News reports that Sir Nicholas Hytner will close out his run with the National Theatre by directing a new play by Tom Stoppard. (more...)

Ralph Fiennes to Star in MAN AND SUPERMAN in the West End, Spring 2015Ralph Fiennes to Star in MAN AND SUPERMAN in the West End, Spring 2015
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

According to the Daily Mail, Ralph Fiennes will return to the National Theatre to star as 'John Tanner' in George Bernard Shaw's Man and Superman next spring. The play will be directed by Simon Godwin, who has worked at both the National Theatre and the Royal Court. (more...)

Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble to Present DON JUAN IN HELL, 6/13-7/5Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble to Present DON JUAN IN HELL, 6/13-7/5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2014

Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble, one of New York's longest-running experimental theatres, will stage George Bernard Shaw's Don Juan in Hell this month. (more...)

Nigel Havers from THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Reads from First-Edition Copy of the Oscar Wilde PlayNigel Havers from THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Reads from First-Edition Copy of the Oscar Wilde Play
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

In preparation for his performance in a new production of The Importance of Being Earnest, Nigel Havers gave a complete rendition of the script reading from a specially printed first edition. An audience assembled in room 118 of The Cadogan Hotel, where Oscar Wilde was infamously arrested on the grounds of gross indecency in 1895, to hear Havers' touching and emotional performance. Mary McCartney was present to photograph the event and following the reading the audience retired to the dining room at The Cadogan Hotel for cucumber sandwiches. (more...)

Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble to Present DON JUAN IN HELL, 6/13-7/5Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble to Present DON JUAN IN HELL, 6/13-7/5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble, one of New York's longest-running experimental theatres, will stage George Bernard Shaw's Don Juan in Hell this month. (more...)

Medicine Show Theatre's DON JUAN IN HELL Opens Tonight, 6/13-7/5Medicine Show Theatre's DON JUAN IN HELL Opens Tonight, 6/13-7/5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble, one of New York's longest-running experimental theatres, will stage George Bernard Shaw's Don Juan in Hell in June/July 2014. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Cal Shakes' PYGMALIONPhoto Flash: First Look at Cal Shakes' PYGMALION
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

California Shakespeare Theater continues its 2014 season with George Bernard Shaw's brilliant Pygmalion, directed by Cal Shakes Artistic Director Jonathan Moscone. Pygmalion plays at the Bruns Amphitheater from now through August 24. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Cal Shakes to Continue Season with PGYMALION, 7/30-8/24Cal Shakes to Continue Season with PGYMALION, 7/30-8/24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

California Shakespeare Theater continues its 2014 season with George Bernard Shaw's brilliant Pygmalion, directed by Cal Shakes Artistic Director Jonathan Moscone. Pygmalion plays at the Bruns Amphitheater from July 30 through August 24. (more...)

Different Stages to Present Theresa Rebeck's MAURITIUS at City Theatre, 1/9-31Different Stages to Present Theresa Rebeck's MAURITIUS at City Theatre, 1/9-31
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

Different Stages continues its 2013 - 2014 season with Theresa Rebeck's Mauritius. (more...)

Sian Phillips to Lead PLAYING FOR TIME at Sheffield TheatresSian Phillips to Lead PLAYING FOR TIME at Sheffield Theatres
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

To mark the Centenary of Arthur Miller's birth and the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, Richard Beecham will direct a revival of Miller'sPlaying for Time in the Crucible. Beecham directs Kate Adams (Helene), Noa Bodner (Esther), Pascale Burgess (Elzvieta), Imogen Daines (Etalina),Emma Darlow (Liesl), Holly De Jong (Schmidt), James Duke (Mengele / Kapo / Cellist / Paul), Amanda Hadingue (Alma Rose), Melanie Heslop(Marianne), Rebecca Jenkins (Varya), Kate Lynn-Evans (Mandel), Maeve O'Sullivan (Greta / Olga), Sian Phillips (Fania), Danny Scheinmann (Schmuel / Captain Heinz / Second Chess Player / First Trooper), Augustina Seymour (Paulette/ Music Captain), Christopher Staines (Commandant Kramer / 1st Chess Player / SS Guard / Kapo / Pianist) and Alexia Traverse-Healy (Mala / Tchaikowska). Completing the cast are 17 members of Sheffield People's Theatre - the theatre's intergenerational acting company from across the region. (more...)

Irish Rep's DA Opens Tonight Off-BroadwayIrish Rep's DA Opens Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

Off-Broadway's award-winning Irish Repertory Theatre presents the third production of its 27th theatre season, a revival of Hugh Leonard's classic memory play, DA. Directed by Charlotte Moore, DA features a cast that includes Sean Gormley, Kristin Griffith, John Keating, Nicola Murphy, Paul O'Brien, Ciaran O'Reilly, Adam Petherbridge and Fiana Toibin. DA began previews on January 14, 2015. The production is scheduled to run through Sunday, March 8, 2015. The Opening Night is scheduled for tonight, January 22nd, 2015. (more...)

NT Live to Broadcast EVERYMAN, Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, This JulyNT Live to Broadcast EVERYMAN, Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, This July
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

Celebrating its 6th year bringing live theatre to cinema audiences around the world, NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE is pleased to announce an international broadcast of Academy Award nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave) in the title role of Everyman, adapted by Carol Ann Duffy and directed by Rufus Norris, live from The National Theatre of Great Britain's Olivier Theatre on Thursday, July 16, 2015. Dates will vary at venues internationally and encore screenings will follow. (more...)

Welcome to Broadway- The 10 Biggest Debuts of 2014Welcome to Broadway- The 10 Biggest Debuts of 2014
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 2, 2015

It was a big year for Broadway newbies! From young newcomers to seasoned Hollywood stars, Broadway welcomed many new faces to the family in 2014. Many earned critical acclaim, a brand-new fanbase, and some even walked away with Tony nominations (and awards)! Below, BroadwayWorld celebrates just a few of our favorite new stage stars! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Irish Rep's DA, Beginning Tonight Off-BroadwayPhoto Flash: First Look at Irish Rep's DA, Beginning Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

Off-Broadway's award-winning Irish Repertory Theatre presents the third production of its 27th theatre season, a revival of Hugh Leonard's classic memory play, DA. Directed by Charlotte Moore, DA features a cast that includes Sean Gormley, Kristin Griffith, John Keating, Nicola Murphy, Paul O'Brien, Ciaran O'Reilly, Adam Petherbridge andFiana Toibin. DA begins previews tonight, January 14, 2015. The production is scheduled to run through Sunday, March 8, 2015. The Opening Night is scheduled for Thursday, January 22nd, 2015. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Sean Gormley, Kristin Griffith & More Lead Irish Rep's Revival of DA, Beginning TonightSean Gormley, Kristin Griffith & More Lead Irish Rep's Revival of DA, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

Off-Broadway's award-winning Irish Repertory Theatre presents the third production of its 27th theatre season, a revival of Hugh Leonard's classic memory play, DA. (more...)

BACK TO METHUSELAH - Part II to Begin Previews at Washington Stage Guild, 2/19BACK TO METHUSELAH - Part II to Begin Previews at Washington Stage Guild, 2/19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2015

The Washington Stage Guild continues its Season of Love and/or Marriage with the next installment of a three-year dramatic extravaganza that culminates in the company's 30th anniversary, February 19 -March 15, 2015. (more...)

Michael Cumpsty: Over 15 Years with RoundaboutMichael Cumpsty: Over 15 Years with Roundabout
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Feb 4, 2014

Michael Cumpsty's first appearance on a Roundabout stage was in 1987 as a "moonstruck poet" in the Off-Broadway production of George Bernard Shaw's Man and Superman. Since then, he has appeared in 17 Broadway shows including five Roundabout productions and has been nominated for a Tony Award and two Outer Critics Circle awards. Cumpsty's most recent appearance on Broadway is in Machinal, now playing at the American Airlines Theatre through March 2. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 2/25/2015 - BROOKLYNITE, BRIGHT HALF LIFE, MAN AND SUPERMAN and More!WAKE UP with BWW 2/25/2015 - BROOKLYNITE, BRIGHT HALF LIFE, MAN AND SUPERMAN and More!
by Jessica Showers - Feb 25, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: BROOKLYNITE and BRIGHT HALF LIFE open off-Broadway, Ralph Fiennes stars in Man and Superman at the National and more! (more...)

Ralph Fiennes Stars in MAN AND SUPERMAN, Beginning Tonight at the National TheatreRalph Fiennes Stars in MAN AND SUPERMAN, Beginning Tonight at the National Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

Ralph Fiennes returns to the National Theatre to star as 'John Tanner' in George Bernard Shaw's Man and Superman, beginning tonight, February 25, 2015. The play is directed by Simon Godwin, who has worked at both the National Theatre and the Royal Court. (more...)

BWW Previews: JEKYLL AND HYDE THE MUSICAL Coming to the Just Off Broadway Theatre, 2/28BWW Previews: JEKYLL AND HYDE THE MUSICAL Coming to the Just Off Broadway Theatre, 2/28
by Steve Wilson - Feb 25, 2014

With songs such as "Lost in the Darkness," "Take Me As I Am," and "Murder, Murder" Jekyll and Hyde the Musical comes to life on the stage of the Just Off Broadway Theatre in Kansas City. Produced by She and Her Productions and directed by Tiffany Schweigert the show is scheduled to run from February 28 through March 16. (more...)

Washington Stage Guild Presents BACK TO METHUSELAH, PART ONE, Now thru 3/16Washington Stage Guild Presents BACK TO METHUSELAH, PART ONE, Now thru 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

The Washington Stage Guild continues its Season of Dreams with the start of a three-year dramatic extravaganza that will culminate in the company's 30th anniversary! BACK TO METHUSELAH, a cycle of plays by George Bernard Shaw that takes us from Adam and Eve meeting the Serpent in the Garden of Eden to a world 30,000 years in the future, is subtitled 'a Metabiological Pentateuch.' (more...)

Meet the Broadway Class of 2014- Winter Edition!Meet the Broadway Class of 2014- Winter Edition!
by BWW Special Coverage - Feb 2, 2014

Winter usually isn't the busiest time of year for incoming Broadway shows, but that doesn't mean that there is any lack of fresh talent making their debuts! The Broadway Winter has arrived, and while a solid number of new faces are treading the boards, dozens more are on their way in the coming months. Meet all of Broadway's newest stars below! (more...)

Washington Stage Guild to Present BACK TO METHUSELAH, PART ONE, 2/20-3/16Washington Stage Guild to Present BACK TO METHUSELAH, PART ONE, 2/20-3/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2014

The Washington Stage Guild continues its Season of Dreams with the start of a three-year dramatic extravaganza that will culminate in the company's 30th anniversary! BACK TO METHUSELAH, a cycle of plays by George Bernard Shaw that takes us from Adam and Eve meeting the Serpent in the Garden of Eden to a world 30,000 years in the future, is subtitled 'a Metabiological Pentateuch.' (more...)

Theatre Stars' Picks For 2015! Aloueche, Caine And More!Theatre Stars' Picks For 2015! Aloueche, Caine And More!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2014

West End stars are looking forward to seeing 'Beautiful' - and find out who's playing Ulla in the national tour of The Producers! (more...)

George Bernard Shaw's 'MISALLIANCE' to Run 1/28-2/22 at Walnut Street TheatreGeorge Bernard Shaw's 'MISALLIANCE' to Run 1/28-2/22 at Walnut Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

George Bernard Shaw's Misalliance: 'A Cavalcade of Ideas Wrapped Around a Full Portion of Wit' will run January 28 through February 22, 2015 at Walnut Street Theatre's Studio 5. (more...)

MAURITIUS Opens Next Month at City TheatreMAURITIUS Opens Next Month at City Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

Different Stages continues its 2013 - 2014 season with Theresa Rebeck's Mauritius. Two estranged half-sisters sisters are mourning the recent loss of their mother. (more...)

Sean Gormley, Kristin Griffith & More to Lead Irish Rep's Revival of DASean Gormley, Kristin Griffith & More to Lead Irish Rep's Revival of DA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

Off-Broadway's award-winning Irish Repertory Theatre announces the cast for the third production of its 27th theatre season, a revival of Hugh Leonard's classic memory play, DA. Directed by Charlotte Moore, DA will feature a cast that includes Sean Gormley, Kristin Griffith, John Keating, Nicola Murphy, Paul O'Brien, Ciaran O'Reilly, Adam Petherbridge and Fiana Toibin. DA begins previews on Wednesday, January 14, 2015. The production is scheduled to run through Sunday, March 8, 2015. The Opening Night is scheduled for Thursday, January 22nd, 2015. (more...)

Chautauqua Theater Company's THE TEMPEST with Lisa Harrow Opens TonightChautauqua Theater Company's THE TEMPEST with Lisa Harrow Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2014

Chautauqua Theatre Company, under the leadership of Vivienne Benesch, Artistic Director, and Sarah Clare Corporandy, Managing Director, presents William Shakespeare's magical masterwork, The Tempest, directed by Jade King Carroll, playing August 8-15 on the Bratton Theatre Mainstage. The press opening is tonight (August 9) at 6:00pm. (more...)

Stage Guild's ELLING Opens TodayStage Guild's ELLING Opens Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2014

The Washington Stage Guild completes its Season of Dreams with the area premiere of Simon Bent's ELLING, a whimsical comedy of the power of friendship when everyday life is an adventure. Bent's London hit is based on a quartet of novels by the Norwegian writer Ingvar Ambjornsen that was the source of an Oscar-nominated film in 2002. ELLING is the story of a pair of misfits who, after rooming together for years in an institution, are offered an independent life - if they can cope with it. Elling and Kjell Bjarne must learn to deal with the world and each other's fears and quirks, and Elling's discovery of literary ambition becomes a path to a 'normal' life. Along the way the two have a series of offbeat adventures as they struggle with bureaucracy, relationships, and their own demons. (more...)

CANDIDA Plays Pittsburgh Public Theater, Now thru 5/18CANDIDA Plays Pittsburgh Public Theater, Now thru 5/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Pittsburgh Public Theater's Masterpiece Season continues with George Bernard Shaw's sparkling comedy, Candida, directed by Ted Pappas. Candida runs today, April 17 - May 18, 2014 at the O'Reilly Theater, Pittsburgh Public Theater's home in the heart of Downtown's Cultural District. (more...)

Stage Guild's ELLING Opens 4/26Stage Guild's ELLING Opens 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

The Washington Stage Guild completes its Season of Dreams with the area premiere of Simon Bent's ELLING, a whimsical comedy of the power of friendship when everyday life is an adventure. Bent's London hit is based on a quartet of novels by the Norwegian writer Ingvar Ambjornsen that was the source of an Oscar-nominated film in 2002. ELLING is the story of a pair of misfits who, after rooming together for years in an institution, are offered an independent life - if they can cope with it. Elling and Kjell Bjarne must learn to deal with the world and each other's fears and quirks, and Elling's discovery of literary ambition becomes a path to a 'normal' life. Along the way the two have a series of offbeat adventures as they struggle with bureaucracy, relationships, and their own demons. (more...)

Northlight Theatre to Present LOST IN YONKERS, 5/2-6/8Northlight Theatre to Present LOST IN YONKERS, 5/2-6/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents Lost in Yonkers by Neil Simon, directed by Devon de Mayo. The production will run at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie, from May 2 - June 8, 2014. The Press Opening is Friday, May 9, at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre Teams Up With Marquette University For LEND ME A TENOR, Now thru 4/27Milwaukee Chamber Theatre Teams Up With Marquette University For LEND ME A TENOR, Now thru 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (MCT) presents Ken Ludwig's classic farce LEND ME A TENOR, today, April 10-27, 2014. (more...)

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