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Orlando Shakespeare Theater to Present A CHRISTMAS CAROL, 12/3-28Orlando Shakespeare Theater to Present A CHRISTMAS CAROL, 12/3-28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF presents A Christmas Carol from December 3-28, 2014. Directed by Michael Carleton (Dracula: The Journal of Jonathan Harker and The Tempest), with musical direction from Steve MacKinnon (A Night in New Orleans: A Magic Tree House Adventure and The True Story of the Three Little Pigs), Artistic Director Jim Helsinger's adaptation of Dickens' classic story comes to life on the Margeson Theater Stage. Single tickets to A Christmas Carol are available now by calling (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, visiting www.orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street). (more...)

LOST IN YONKERS to Play Bristol Riverside Theatre, 11/11-30LOST IN YONKERS to Play Bristol Riverside Theatre, 11/11-30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

Laughter can be found at Bristol Riverside Theatre in Neil Simon's dramedy Lost in Yonkers playing on November 11-30. Directed by Keith Baker, the ensemble cast features Joy Franz, David Nate Goldman, Bruce Graham, Eleanor Handley, Kyle Klein II, Karen Peakes, and Danny Vaccaro. (more...)

Hayes Theatre Co to Present BEYOND DESIRE, 21 Nov - 13 DecHayes Theatre Co to Present BEYOND DESIRE, 21 Nov - 13 Dec
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

Loosely based on Shakespeare's Hamlet and E.M Foster's novel Maurice, the World Premiere of Beyond Desire is playing at Hayes Theatre Co from Friday, 21 November to Saturday 13 December 2014. (more...)

Hanson And Cruttenden Lead Cast of ACCOLADE, Plays St James From Nov 2014Hanson And Cruttenden Lead Cast of ACCOLADE, Plays St James From Nov 2014
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

Full casting is announced for Emlyn Williams' masterpiece Accolade directed by award-winning director Blanche McIntyre. Alexander Hanson and Abigail Cruttenden lead the company as Will and Rona Trenting, with Bruce Alexander (Daker), Sam Clemmett (Ian Trenting), Claire Cox (Marion Tillyard), Daniel Crossley (Albert), Olivia Darnley (Phyllis), Jay Taylor (Harold) and Jay Villiers (Thane Lampeter). Accolade - produced by Nicola Seed - is the final production in Stage One's One Stage season at the St James Theatre. (more...)

Finborough Theatre to Present VIBRANT 2014 Playwrights Festival, Nov 2-20Finborough Theatre to Present VIBRANT 2014 Playwrights Festival, Nov 2-20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

Now in its sixth consecutive year, the multi-award-winning Finborough Theatre presents Vibrant 2014 - A Festival of Finborough Playwrights, its annual explosion of new writing and part of its 20 Premieres season, running between 2-20 November 2014. (more...)

Manhattan Opera Repertory Ensemble Opera Presents TOSCA This FallManhattan Opera Repertory Ensemble Opera Presents TOSCA This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

In the midst of current events that revolve around societal changes, a loss of interest in classical music, and dissonance in the classical music industry, one organization has managed to ring above the drama like a soprano mid-chorus. The Manhattan Opera Repertory Ensemble (MORE Opera), led by soprano Cheryl Warfield, will premiere its production of Puccini's 'Tosca' featuring an all Black principal cast at Dicapo Opera Theatre this Fall. (more...)

Scoop: Roger Rees, Tracey Ullman, Michael McKean, & Laura Osnes & More Join Cast of Encores! THE BAND WAGONScoop: Roger Rees, Tracey Ullman, Michael McKean, & Laura Osnes & More Join Cast of Encores! THE BAND WAGON
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

This just in! Previously announced Tony Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell will be joined by Tony Award winner Roger Rees, seven-time Emmy Award winner Tracey Ullman, Academy Award nominee Michael McKean, Tony Award nominee Laura Osnes, Tony Award nominee Michael Berresse, and Don Stephenson in The Band Wagon, an Encores! Special Event from November 6 - 16, 2014 at City Center. The Band Wagon will open on Sunday, November 8. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Kinks Above The Waistline: VENUS IN FUR at the REPBWW Reviews: Kinks Above The Waistline: VENUS IN FUR at the REP
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Oct 6, 2014

If shifting psychodynamics are your thing, this version caters to your taste. Tkel is excellent as she repeatedly changes voice and accent and affect, a Noo Yoouhk-accented noodginess and klutziness as Vanda, a Judy-Holliday-in-Born-Yesterday sprightliness as a slightly more empowered Vanda making suggestions during the reading, and a cultivated Masterpiece Theatre voice and regally bitchy style as Wanda and as maybe-Venus. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Stage West's MARITAL RELATIONSPhoto Flash: First Look at Stage West's MARITAL RELATIONS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2014

Four couples, one anniversary dinner, and a housewarming party. What could go wrong? Well, since it's from the mind of Britcom master Alan Ayckbourn, everything could, and the whole evening begins to unravel, quickly and hilariously, in Bedroom Farce, beginning a 5-week run at Stage West on Thursday, October 16. Check out photos below! (more...)

Real or Not Real? Meet the Full Cast of THE REAL THING, Opening Tonight on Broadway!Real or Not Real? Meet the Full Cast of THE REAL THING, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Oct 30, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company presents Tom Stoppard's Tony Award-winning play, The Real Thing, starring Ewan McGregor as 'Henry' and Maggie Gyllenhaal as 'Annie' in their Broadway debuts; Cynthia Nixon as 'Charlotte' and Josh Hamilton as 'Max.' The Real Thing officially opens tonight, October 30, 2014 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway. Scroll down to learn more about the full cast and watch interviews with the company below! (more...)

Huntington Theatre Company to Dim Marquee Lights in Honor of Former Mayor Thomas M. MeninoHuntington Theatre Company to Dim Marquee Lights in Honor of Former Mayor Thomas M. Menino
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2014

Upon hearing the news of Former Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino's death, Huntington Theatre Company Managing Director Michael Maso issued the following statement: (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...)

In the Spotlight Series: YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU's Fran KranzIn the Spotlight Series: YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU's Fran Kranz
by Walter McBride - Oct 3, 2014

Actor Fran Kranz is currently playing Tony Kirby in the revival of You Can't Take it With You, which opened on Broadway September 28 at the Longacre Theater. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos of Kranz in the BroadwayWorld.com series 'In The Spotlight' by acclaimed photographer Walter McBride! Kranz' Broadway credits include: Death of a Salesman. Off-Broadway: Bachelorette (Second Stage). TV: Dollhouse, The Good Wife, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Frasier. Film: Mojave, Last Weekend, Murder of a Cat, Cabin in the Woods, Much Ado About Nothing, The Village, Donnie Darko, Training Day, Matchstick Men. Education: Yale. (more...)

Confirmed: Tveit and Parker Join Cast of ASSASSINS At The Chocolate Factory!Confirmed: Tveit and Parker Join Cast of ASSASSINS At The Chocolate Factory!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

Joining Carly Bawden, Simon Lipkin, Mike McShane, Andy Nyman, David Roberts and Catherine Tate are Stewart Clarke, Harry Morrison, Aaron Tveit and Jamie Parker. The production opens on 1 December 2014, with previews from 21 November, and runs until 7 March 2015. (more...)

Everyman Theatre Announces Vivienne Shub Memorial FundEveryman Theatre Announces Vivienne Shub Memorial Fund
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

Everyman Theatre has announced the new Vivienne Shub Memorial Fund for Education and Access to Theatre. The Fund was established in memory of Vivienne Shub, a member of Everyman Theatre's Resident Company who passed away in September at the age of 95. The Fund was announced at Everyman's Memorial for the legendary actress on Monday, September 20th. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Becky Ann Baker, Zoe Winters and More in Alliance Theatre's STEEL MAGNOLIASPhoto Flash: First Look at Becky Ann Baker, Zoe Winters and More in Alliance Theatre's STEEL MAGNOLIAS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

STEEL MAGNOLIAS began performances on Tuesday, October 22, 2014 and officially opens tonight, Wednesday, October 29, 2014, starring Becky Ann Baker, Beth Broderick, Mary Pat Gleason, Deirdre Lovejoy, Sarah Stiles and Zoe Winters in a strictly limited engagement at the Alliance Theatre (1280 Peachtree Street). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Alliance Theatre's STEEL MAGNOLIAS, Starring Becky Ann Baker and Sarah Stiles, Opens Tonight in AtlantaAlliance Theatre's STEEL MAGNOLIAS, Starring Becky Ann Baker and Sarah Stiles, Opens Tonight in Atlanta
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

The Alliance Theatre starry production of Robert Harling's STEEL MAGNOLIAS opens tonight, October 29, 2014. The quintessential story of family and friendship, this moving Southern classic tells the story of six complex women sharing life's ups and downs in the safe-haven created in a home beauty salon. (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...)

Stage & Screen Actress Elizabeth Norment Dies at 61Stage & Screen Actress Elizabeth Norment Dies at 61
by TV News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

Stage and screen actress Elizabeth Norment, who most recently appeared in Netflix's HOUSE OF CARDS, has died at the age of 61, according to the Los Angeles Times. (more...)

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre Confirms 2015 Season - PETER PAN, THE SEAGULL and More!Regent's Park Open Air Theatre Confirms 2015 Season - PETER PAN, THE SEAGULL and More!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre has confirmed that J.M. Barrie's original stage play of Peter Pan will open its 2015 season (15 May - 14 June 2015). This will be followed by The Seagull (19 June - 11 July) and Seven Brides for Seven Brothers(16 July - 29 August). Following sell-out performances in 2011, Timothy Sheader's production of William Golding's Lord of the Flies will then return to the Open Air Theatre (3 - 12 September) to conclude the 2015 season, prior to a major UK tour. (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...)

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...)

Tony Winner Mark Rylance to Star in Spielberg's Adaptation of Roald Dahl's THE BFGTony Winner Mark Rylance to Star in Spielberg's Adaptation of Roald Dahl's THE BFG
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2014

DreamWorks Studios announced today that three-time Tony Award winner and two-time Olivier Award winner Mark Rylance has been cast as the title character in "The BFG." (more...)

Stage Guild Presents Area Premiere of PEN, 10/30-11/23Stage Guild Presents Area Premiere of PEN, 10/30-11/23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2014

The Washington Stage Guild begins its 2014-15 Season of Love and/or Marriage with the Washington area premiere of PEN by David Marshall Grant, playing October 30 through November 23. In the production directed by Kasi Campbell, a divorced couple wrangle over their college-bound son's future, and while the boy's life is about to change, he and his mother undergo perplexing changes themselves. (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...)

Paul Giamatti & Damian Lewis to Lead Showtime Pilot BILLIONSPaul Giamatti & Damian Lewis to Lead Showtime Pilot BILLIONS
by TV News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

Today, SHOWTIME announced that Oscar nominee and Emmy(R) and Golden Globe winner Paul Giamatti (Cinderella Man) and Emmy and Golden Globe winner Damian Lewis (Homeland) have been cast in the lead roles of the complex, contemporary drama pilot BILLIONS. Written and executive produced by Brian Koppelman and David Levien and Andrew Ross Sorkin, BILLIONS is a fictional drama that takes a forensic look at the world of high finance by tracking the approaching collision between two titanic figures - the hard charging, whip-smart U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhodes (Giamatti), and the brilliant, ambitious hedge fund king, Bobby 'Axe' Axelrod (Lewis). Acclaimed director Neil Burger (The Illusionist, Divergent, Limitless) has signed on to direct the drama pilot, which will be filmed in New York in early 2015. (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE SOPRANOS' Dominic Chianese Previews 54 Below ShowPhoto Coverage: THE SOPRANOS' Dominic Chianese Previews 54 Below Show
by Walter McBride - Oct 24, 2014

Actor and singer Dominic Chianese, known mostly for his starring role as Corrado "Junior" Soprano in HBO's The Sopranos, and for his role as Johnny Ola in The Godfather II, makes his 54 Below tonight, October 24. Dominic has lived in New York City all his life, and worked in theatre- Broadway (The Rose Tattoo, Requiem for a Heavyweight), Off Broadway (Still Life, Much Ado About Nothing at the Delacorte) and in regional theatres all over the country. Since 1952 when he toured with the America Savoyards Gilbert and Sullivan company, Dominic has been regaling with song as well. (Not many folks know that Junior from The Sopranos made his Broadway debut in Oliver!) Dominic will be sharing "Neapolitan Songs Grandfather Taught Me" a selection of classic songs of Naples, including Dicitenciello Vuie, O Sole Mio, Marechiare, A Vucchella, and more. About his recent engagement at the Cafe Carlyle, Theater Pizzazz said "He holds the audience in the palm of his hand." Check out photos from inside a preview for the special event below! (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...)

Chichester's TAKEN AT MIDNIGHT Heads to the West End This Winter; Penelope Wilton to Reprise RoleChichester's TAKEN AT MIDNIGHT Heads to the West End This Winter; Penelope Wilton to Reprise Role
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

Jonathan Church's world premiere production of Taken At Midnight, a new play by Mark Hayhurst, will run at the Theatre Royal Haymarket for a limited season previewing from January 15th. Returning to the West End after a five-year absence, Penelope Wilton reprises her role as Irmgard in this production which is currently enjoying a sold-out season in Chichester. (more...)

Alliance Theatre's STEEL MAGNOLIAS, Starring Becky Ann Baker and Sarah Stiles, Begins Tonight in AtlantaAlliance Theatre's STEEL MAGNOLIAS, Starring Becky Ann Baker and Sarah Stiles, Begins Tonight in Atlanta
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

The Alliance Theatre starry production of Robert Harling's STEEL MAGNOLIAS begins performances tonight, October 22, 2014. The quintessential story of family and friendship, this moving Southern classic tells the story of six complex women sharing life's ups and downs in the safe-haven created in a home beauty salon. (more...)

NEXT UK to Showcase New British Musical Theatre Writers at The Duplex, 11/2NEXT UK to Showcase New British Musical Theatre Writers at The Duplex, 11/2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

Performed by RAJA BURROWS, LYNN CRAIG, DAVID R. GORDON (Flashdance! The Musical), MIKE HOUSTON (Boardwalk Empire), ALICIA KRAKAUER, JENNI LAWTON, MAGNUS TONNING RIISE, RACHEL SULLIVAN, KEVIN DAVID THOMAS (A Little Night Music, Les Miserables), LAURA KAYE THOMSON, and MATHIEU WHITMAN with Musical Director WILL BUCK at the piano. (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...)

Randy Graff, Dominic Chianese & More Set for 54 Below this WeekRandy Graff, Dominic Chianese & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Photo Flash: Hugh Jackman and Company Begin Rehearsals Today for THE RIVER; Yesterday? Fishing!Photo Flash: Hugh Jackman and Company Begin Rehearsals Today for THE RIVER; Yesterday? Fishing!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

Rehearsals begin today, Thursday, October 2 in New York City for The River, a new play by Jez Butterworth, starring Hugh Jackman, Laura Donnelly and Cush Jumbo and directed by Ian Rickson. The River begins preview performances in four weeks on Friday, October 31 and will open on Sunday, November 16 at the Circle in the Square Theatre (50th Street between Broadway and Eighth Avenue). The production will play a strictly limited 13-week engagement through Sunday, January 25, 2015. (more...)

Coy, Chok, Molony, Robinson and Thakerar Join Stoppard's THE HARD PROBLEM at the NationalCoy, Chok, Molony, Robinson and Thakerar Join Stoppard's THE HARD PROBLEM at the National
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

According to the Daily Mail, Jonathan Coy, Vera Chok, Damien Molony, Lucy Robinson and Parth Thakerar will join previously announced star Olivia Vinall in the cast of Tom Stoppard's new play THE HARD PROBLEM, directed by Nicholas Hytner at the National Theatre in January 2015. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Erica Swindell Talks ONCEBWW Interviews: Erica Swindell Talks ONCE
by Linda Ann Watt - Oct 2, 2014

Erica Swindell in ONCE, the Broadway hit, winner of 8, 2012 Tony Awards including BEST MUSICAL also features an impressive ensemble cast of actor/musicians who play their own instruments onstage. (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...)

Pitt-Pulford and French To Star In Curve's THE SOUND OF MUSIC This Christmas!Pitt-Pulford and French To Star In Curve's THE SOUND OF MUSIC This Christmas!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Curve today announce casting for their production of The Sound of Music. Paul Kerryson will direct a cast including Emma Clifford (Baroness Elsa Schraeder), Michael French (Captain Von Trapp), Emma Harrold (Liesl Von Trapp), Mark Inscoe (Max Dettweiler),Laura Pitt-Pulford (Maria Rainer), Lucy Schaufer (Mother Abbess), Annie Wensak (Frau Schmidt), and Jack Wilcox (Rolf Gruber). (more...)

THE NETHER Gets West End Transfer, Begins Run At Duke of York's Jan 2015THE NETHER Gets West End Transfer, Begins Run At Duke of York's Jan 2015
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Sonia Friedman Productions, Scott M Delman and Tulchin Bartner Productions present the West End transfer ofJennifer Haley's critically acclaimed, multi-award-winning The Nether. In a Headlong and Royal Court Theatre co-production directed by Jeremy Herrin, The Nether previews at the Duke of York's Theatre from 30 January 2015, opens on 23 February and is booking for 12 weeks only to 25 April 2015. (more...)

Heidi Schreck's GRAND CONCOURSE Begins Previews Tonight at Playwrights HorizonsHeidi Schreck's GRAND CONCOURSE Begins Previews Tonight at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Previews begin tonight, October 17 at 7:30 PM for the Playwrights Horizons' world premiere production of GRAND CONCOURSE, a new play by playwright and two-time Obie Award-winning actress Heidi Schreck (author of There Are No More Big Secrets, Creature, Showtime's 'Nurse Jackie'). Directed by Kip Fagan (The Revisionist, Asuncion), the play is the second production of the acclaimed theater company's 2014/2015 Season. It follows the critically-acclaimed Bootycandy, a new play written and directed by Robert O'Hara, which concludes its extended run this Sunday evening on the Mainstage. (more...)

West End's THE NETHER to Play Duke of York's Theatre, Jan. 30West End's THE NETHER to Play Duke of York's Theatre, Jan. 30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Sonia Friedman Productions, Scott M Delman and Tulchin Bartner Productions present the West End transfer of Jennifer Haley's critically acclaimed, multi-award-winning The Nether. In a Headlong and Royal Court Theatre co-production directed by Jeremy Herrin, The Nether previews at the Duke of York's Theatre from 30 January 2015, opens on23 February and is booking for 12 weeks only to 25 April 2015. (more...)

MAMA DRAMA to Play Metropolitan Room, 10/25MAMA DRAMA to Play Metropolitan Room, 10/25
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Mama Drama will play the Metropolitan Room on Saturday, October 25 at 1:00pm. The Metropolitan Room is located at 34 West 22 St. Tickets are $25 and can be purchase by phone at 212-206-0440, or online at www.metropolitanroom.com. (more...)

GRAND CONCOURSE Begins Previews Tomorrow at Playwrights HorizonsGRAND CONCOURSE Begins Previews Tomorrow at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

Previews begin tomorrow, Friday, October 17 at 7:30 PM for the Playwrights Horizons' world premiere production of GRAND CONCOURSE, a new play by playwright and two-time Obie Award-winning actress Heidi Schreck (author of There Are No More Big Secrets, Creature, Showtime's 'Nurse Jackie'). Directed by Kip Fagan (The Revisionist, Asuncion), the play is the second production of the acclaimed theater company's 2014/2015 Season. It follows the critically-acclaimed Bootycandy, a new play written and directed by Robert O'Hara, which concludes its extended run this Sunday evening on the Mainstage. (more...)

Tony Sheldon Replaces Roger Rees in Encores! THE BAND WAGONTony Sheldon Replaces Roger Rees in Encores! THE BAND WAGON
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

Tony Award nominee Tony Sheldon (Priscilla Queen of the Desert) has joined the cast of the Encores! Special Event The Band Wagon in the role of Jeffrey Cordova, an egotistical British director. (Roger Rees, previously announced in the role, is no longer available.) The Band Wagon cast stars Tony Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell, seven-time Emmy Award winner Tracey Ullman, Academy Award nominee Michael McKean, Tony Award nominee Laura Osnes, Tony Award nominee Michael Berresse and Don Stephenson. The Band Wagon will open on Sunday, November 8. (more...)

'DISCORD' Extends Through November 23 at the Geffen'DISCORD' Extends Through November 23 at the Geffen
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

The Geffen Playhouse production of The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord, is now performing at the Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater at the Geffen Playhouse. Written by Scott Carter, executive producer and writer for Bill Maher's Politically Incorrect and Real Time, this whip-smart philosophical comedy features Larry Cedar (Deadwood, PBS's Square One TV), David Melville (Travel Channel Lawrence of America, film Ironclad) and Armin Shimerman (Quark on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Associate Artistic Director at The Antaeus Company) and will be again helmed by director, Matt August (Broadway How the Grinch Stole Christmas). Due to popular demand, the production has extended now through November 23. (more...)

NJ Rep's ANGELS AND MINISTERS OF GRACE Opens Next WeekNJ Rep's ANGELS AND MINISTERS OF GRACE Opens Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

New Jersey Repertory Company, located at 179 Broadway in Long Branch, will present the World Premiere of Angels and Ministers of Grace by Elaine Smith on October 23 through November 23, 2014. A poignant and compelling story of a close-knit, yet eccentric family's struggle to overcome life's ups and downs, Angels and Ministers of Grace captures the struggles that confront families today throughout the heartland and urban centers of America, and reveals the forces that threaten to destroy the American dream. (more...)

North Of Maine to Present THE LOVE GAMENorth Of Maine to Present THE LOVE GAME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

Afraid things are getting dull, a thirtysomething couple devise a comprehensive game of do's and don'ts to maintain the spark in their relationship. As the line between reality and fantasy blurs, the couple questions their commitment to the game and to each other. Written by Britney Tangedal and directed by Matthew Hines (The Heel vs. Screwjob), The Love Game is a one act play about coping with the complexities of an aging relationship. (more...)

The Old Vic, DigitalTheatre.com and CinemaLive present: Arthur Miller's THE CRUCIBLEThe Old Vic, DigitalTheatre.com and CinemaLive present: Arthur Miller's THE CRUCIBLE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2014

The Old Vic, DigitalTheatre.com & CinemaLive are delighted to announce that The Old Vic's five-star, sold-out production of Arthur Miller's The Crucible directed by Yael Farber and starring Richard Armitage ('The Hobbit', 'Into the Storm') will be screened in over 350 cinemas across the UK for two screenings only, Thursday 4th & Sunday 7th December 2014. Further worldwide territories announced shortly. (more...)

Cast Announced for The Old Globe's GLOBE FOR ALL Free Shakespeare Tour, Beginning 10/28Cast Announced for The Old Globe's GLOBE FOR ALL Free Shakespeare Tour, Beginning 10/28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

The Old Globe invites your participation and coverage as it begins presenting shows through an exciting new producing platform, Globe for All. This free-of-charge tour of a professional production of Shakespeare will allow the theatre to serve more communities throughout San Diego by collaborating with a diverse range of local organizations. Old Globe Artistic Director Barry Edelstein directs the first production, Shakespeare's fascinating romance All's Well That Ends Well. He has cast local professional actors, including recent graduates of the Old Globe/University of San Diego Graduate Theatre Program. The first Globe for All free Shakespeare tour will begin October 28 and will culminate in three low-cost performances on November 7 to 9 in the Globe's Hattox Hall, part of the Karen and Donald Cohn Education Center in the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. (more...)

Patti LuPone, Sierra Boggess, Jeremy Jordan & More Set for 54 Below in October & NovemberPatti LuPone, Sierra Boggess, Jeremy Jordan & More Set for 54 Below in October & November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

This October and November 54 BELOW presents a lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54thStreet. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visit www.54Below.com. (more...)

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