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In a bungalow in a forest in Essex lives Mrs. Bramson, a fussy hypochondriac. She pays her niece Olivia a small salary to act as her companion and the household also includes her cook, Mrs. Terence, and her maid Dora. When Dora gets pregnant, Mrs. Bramson is determined to get the boyfriend to marry her. At the same time, a woman disappears from a nearby hotel. The police begin investigations and, when Dora brings home her boyfriend Dan, Olivia immediately notices that his behavior is not quite normal. He is perpetually putting on an act and soon he worms his way into the affections of Mrs. Bramson, leaves his job as pageboy at the hotel and moves in. Then the woman's body is found - headless...


Matthew Broderick Guest Stars on Cartoon Network's ADVENTURE TIME Today, 9/3Matthew Broderick Guest Stars on Cartoon Network's ADVENTURE TIME Today, 9/3
by TV News Desk - Sep 3, 2012

TVGuide reports that Tony Award-winner Matthew Broderick will lend his voice to an episode of Cartoon Network's ADVENTURE TIME. The animated series follows the adventures of a young boy and his 'magically powered' dog. (more...)

Area Premiere of OVER THE TAVERN Premieres 9/26 at Olney Theatre CenterArea Premiere of OVER THE TAVERN Premieres 9/26 at Olney Theatre Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2012

Olney Theatre Center, the award-winning, year-round arts and entertainment destination, announces the opening of the area premiere of Over the Tavern by Tom Dudzick. Over the Tavern will grace Olney Theatre Center's Mainstage from September 26 to October 21, 2012. (more...)

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, BOUNCERS, BBC Big Band and More Set for CFT's Winter 2015 SeasonTO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, BOUNCERS, BBC Big Band and More Set for CFT's Winter 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Following the successful reopening of the newly refurbished Festival Theatre, Chichester announces its first Winter season since 2011 offering a diverse mix of drama, comedy and dance as well as music and arts events. (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...)

Now Playing Onstage in Columbus - Week of 10/06/2013Now Playing Onstage in Columbus - Week of 10/06/2013
by BWW - Oct 6, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/06/2013 for Columbus (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company To Present Steinbeck's OF MICE AND MEN, 10/19  11/3Pioneer Theatre Company To Present Steinbeck's OF MICE AND MEN, 10/19 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2012

Pioneer Theatre Company presents John Steinbeck's OF MICE AND MEN, October 19 - November 3, 2012. Performances are scheduled Mondays - Thursdays, 7:30 pm; Fridays and Saturdays, 8:00 pm; Saturday matinees, 2:00 pm. (more...)

Different Stages to Present ARSENIC AND OLD LACE, 11/22-12/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2013

Different Stages opens its 2013-2014 season with the classic comedy by Joseph Kesselring, Arsenic and Old Lace. Drama critic Mortimer Brewster must deal with his crazy, homicidal family and local police in Brooklyn as he debates whether to go through with his recent promise to marry the woman he loves. His family includes two spinster aunts who have taken to relieving the loneliness of old men by inviting them in for a nice glass of homemade elderberry wine laced with arsenic, strychnine, and just a pinch of cyanide. Add to the mix his two brothers - one who thinks he's Teddy Roosevelt, and one who is a serial killer. Toss in a police officer who thinks he's a playwright, sprinkle in a few corpses, and you have one of the most hilarious and enduring comedies in American theater. The New York Times called Arsenic and Old Lace so funny that none of us will ever forget it! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Pittsburgh - Week of 10/21/2012Now Playing Onstage in Pittsburgh - Week of 10/21/2012
by BWW - Oct 21, 2012

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/21/2012 for Pittsburgh (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Columbus - Week of 10/20/2013Now Playing Onstage in Columbus - Week of 10/20/2013
by BWW - Oct 20, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/20/2013 for Columbus (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company Presents Steinbeck's OF MICE AND MEN, Now thru 11/3Pioneer Theatre Company Presents Steinbeck's OF MICE AND MEN, Now thru 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2012

Pioneer Theatre Company presents John Steinbeck's OF MICE AND MEN, tonight, October 19 - November 3, 2012. Performances are scheduled Mondays - Thursdays, 7:30 pm; Fridays and Saturdays, 8:00 pm; Saturday matinees, 2:00 pm. (more...)

TRUE BLOOD's Chris Bauer, Da'Vine Joy Randolph and More to Lead Atlantic Theater Company's WHAT RHYMES WITH AMERICATRUE BLOOD's Chris Bauer, Da'Vine Joy Randolph and More to Lead Atlantic Theater Company's WHAT RHYMES WITH AMERICA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2012

Atlantic Theater Company will present the world premiere of Melissa James Gibson's WHAT RYHMES WITH AMERICA, starring Atlantic ensemble member Chris Bauer leading a cast featuring Aimee Carrero, Sean Kofoed and Da'Vine Joy Randolph, directed by Daniel Aukin. (more...)

Matthew Broderick Set for 'MOBY DICK' Reading to Benefit South Street Seaport Museum Tonight, 10/15Matthew Broderick Set for 'MOBY DICK' Reading to Benefit South Street Seaport Museum Tonight, 10/15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2012

Matthew Broderick will appear in a benefit performance for New York City's South Street Seaport Museum tonight, October 15 at 7:30 pm. The 'Celebrating Moby-Dick Benefit' will be an immersive evening of readings and films, starring Broderick as Ishmael, Edward Herrmann as Ahab, and John Douglas Thompson as Father Mapple. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Columbus - Week of 10/13/2013Now Playing Onstage in Columbus - Week of 10/13/2013
by BWW - Oct 13, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/13/2013 for Columbus (more...)

First Look: Matthew Broderick Guest Stars on NBC's 30 ROCK Tonight, 10/11First Look: Matthew Broderick Guest Stars on NBC's 30 ROCK Tonight, 10/11
by TV News Desk - Oct 11, 2012

Matthew Broderick, star of Broadway's NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT, guests stars on Thursday night's episode of 30 ROCK, entitled 'Governor Dunston.' Check out photos from the episode! (more...)

The Wilton Playshop Presents Dancing at Lughnasa - Opening October 18The Wilton Playshop Presents Dancing at Lughnasa - Opening October 18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2013

Tickets are on sale now, for October 18, 19, 20 and October 24, 25, 26. Dancing at Lughnasa is written by Brian Friel and directed by Mat Young. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Chris Bauer, Da'Vine Joy Randolph and More in Atlantic Theater's WHAT RHYMES WITH AMERICAPhoto Flash: First Look at Chris Bauer, Da'Vine Joy Randolph and More in Atlantic Theater's WHAT RHYMES WITH AMERICA
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2012

Atlantic Theater Company presents the world premiere of Melissa James Gibson's WHAT RYHMES WITH AMERICA, starring Atlantic ensemble member Chris Bauer leading a cast featuring Aimee Carrero, Seana Kofoed and Da'Vine Joy Randolph, directed by Daniel Aukin. Get a first look at the cast onstage in the photos below! (more...)

Different Stages Presents ARSENIC AND OLD LACE, Now thru 12/14Different Stages Presents ARSENIC AND OLD LACE, Now thru 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2013

Different Stages' Arsenic and Old Lace will run tonight, Nov 22 - Dec 14, 2013, playing Thu - Sat 8pm, Sun 7pm at The Vortex, 2307 Manor Rd (map). (more...)

And the Verdict Is... Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's IT'S ONLY A PLAY!And the Verdict Is... Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's IT'S ONLY A PLAY!
by Meet the Cast - Nov 2, 2014

The star-studded Broadway production of the backstage comedy It's Only A Play, by 4-time Tony Award winner Terrence McNally, opened on October 9, 2014, at Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the full cast and watch interviews with the company below! (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company To Present Steinbeck's OF MICE AND MEN, 10/19  TodayPioneer Theatre Company To Present Steinbeck's OF MICE AND MEN, 10/19 Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2012

Pioneer Theatre Company presents John Steinbeck's OF MICE AND MEN, October 19 - November 3, 2012. Performances are scheduled Mondays - Thursdays, 7:30 pm; Fridays and Todays, 8:00 pm; Today matinees, 2:00 pm. (more...)

Sunday Special: From the Screen to the Boards - This Season's Movie Stars on BroadwaySunday Special: From the Screen to the Boards - This Season's Movie Stars on Broadway
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 16, 2014

From Broadway debuts to stage veterans, this season is swarming with big screen stars. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you the backstory on this year's film-to-stage transplants. Scroll down to learn more, and be sure to let us who you're most excited to see on the Great White Way, plus which actors you'd like to make the leap! (more...)

Different Stages to Present ARSENIC AND OLD LACE, 11/22-12/14Different Stages to Present ARSENIC AND OLD LACE, 11/22-12/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2013

Different Stages' Arsenic and Old Lace will run Nov 22 - Dec 14, 2013, playing Thu - Sat 8pm, Sun 7pm at The Vortex, 2307 Manor Rd (map). (more...)

The Public Extends SORRY Through 11/25The Public Extends SORRY Through 11/25
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2012

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis and Executive Director Patrick Willingham) announced today that the critically acclaimed production of SORRY, written and directed by Richard Nelson, will extend an additional week to Sunday, November 25. SORRY, a Public Lab production currently playing in The Public's Anspacher Theater, opened on Tuesday, November 6 and was originally scheduled to close on November 18. All tickets for the final extension week are $30 and can be purchased at (212) 967-7555, www.publictheater.org, or in person at The Public Theater box office at 425 Lafayette Street. (more...)

Matthew Broderick to Star in Neil LaBute's DIRTY WEEKEND FilmMatthew Broderick to Star in Neil LaBute's DIRTY WEEKEND Film
by Movies News Desk - Nov 1, 2013

Screendaily.com reports that Matthew Broderick and Alice Eve are set to star in Neil LaBute's comedy drama DIRTY WEEKEND. The film, written by LaBute, is currently in production on location in New Mexico. (more...)

Matthew Broderick and Nathan Lane to Reunite in IT'S ONLY A PLAY on Broadway This Fall; Jack O'Brien to Direct!Matthew Broderick and Nathan Lane to Reunite in IT'S ONLY A PLAY on Broadway This Fall; Jack O'Brien to Direct!
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2014

The New York Times reports that THE PRODUCERS stars Matthew Broderick and Nathan Lane will reunite in a new version of Terrence McNally's IT'S ONLY A PLAY, directed by Jack O'Brien and opening on Broadway in September 2014. No word yet on where the show will run. (more...)

Nominees Announced for 1st Annual Central Texas Excellence in Theatre Awards; Announcement Set for TodayNominees Announced for 1st Annual Central Texas Excellence in Theatre Awards; Announcement Set for Today
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2014

After months of thought, debate and conversation, the staff and writers of Austin Entertainment Weekly with much assistance from Broadway World Austin's Editor Jeff Davis, have announced a new award system for the Central Texas Theatre Community. (more...)

The Public's Oskar Eustis Directs Lawrence Wright's Premiere FALLACI at Berkeley Rep, Now thru 4/21The Public's Oskar Eustis Directs Lawrence Wright's Premiere FALLACI at Berkeley Rep, Now thru 4/21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2013

Even as his latest book attracts international attention, Pulitzer Prize-winner Lawrence Wright premieres his new play at Berkeley Repertory Theatre. A reporter renowned for his work with The New Yorker - and the bestselling author behind The Looming Tower and Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief - Wright is also the playwright who penned My Trip to al Qaeda and The Human Scale. Now he debuts a fictional play about the last days of legendary journalist Oriana Fallaci. Don't miss this sizzling new script, which is directed by Oskar Eustis, stars Concetta Tomei and Marjan Neshat, and features an incredible team of designers. The 65th world premiere presented by Berkeley Rep, Fallaci begins previews in the Roda Theatre tonight, March 8, opens March 13, and runs through April 21. (more...)

Different Stages' THE LAST MEETING OF THE KNIGHTS OF THE WHITE MAGNOLIA Opens 4/4Different Stages' THE LAST MEETING OF THE KNIGHTS OF THE WHITE MAGNOLIA Opens 4/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2014

Different Stages continues its 2013 - 2014 season with Preston Jones comedy The Last Meeting of the Knights of the White Magnolia. A fraternity of Bradleyville's 'good ole boys,' which meets in the now decrepit Cattleman's Hotel, the Knights of the White Magnolia has long since lost sight of its espoused concern with patriotism and racial purity and has become an excuse for a handful of cronies to share a game of dominoes and a spot of liquid refreshment. Having dwindled steadily in membership, the lodge has unaccountably found a new recruit from a neighboring town, and his appearance gives the remaining members a chance to resurrect their ancient 'mystic' initiation rite, an event which, for all its intentional seriousness, becomes one of the wildest, funniest scenes imaginable. However, in the end the inevitable disillusionment sets in sending the would-be applicant scurrying for home and leaving the others to contemplate the wreckage and loss of still another glory that once was. (more...)

Tim Getman Joins Everyman Theatre's GOD OF CARNAGETim Getman Joins Everyman Theatre's GOD OF CARNAGE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2013

Everyman Theatre has announced that renowned actor Tim Getman will be stepping into the role of Alan Raleigh in the upcoming production of God of Carnage. Resident Company Member Bruce Randolph Nelson was originally announced in the role but recently suffered an injury to his left shoulder. While he is expected to fully recover, his injury does not allow him to perform such a physical role. Mr. Nelson is expected to return to the Everyman stage for the final production of the 2012/13 season, The Beaux' Stratagem. (more...)

Matthew Broderick Signs on for Untitled CBS Comedy PilotMatthew Broderick Signs on for Untitled CBS Comedy Pilot
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2013

According to Deadline.com, stage and screen star Matthew Broderick has signed on for an untitled comedy for CBS. The project will be directed by James Burrows and will center on Jack (played by Broderick) 'a recently widowed father who raises his 12-year old son while jumping back into the dating pool.' (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Concetta Tomei and Marjan Neshat in Berkeley Rep's FALLACI World PremierePhoto Flash: First Look at Concetta Tomei and Marjan Neshat in Berkeley Rep's FALLACI World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2013

Pulitzer Prize-winner Lawrence Wright premieres his new play at Berkeley Repertory Theatre. It is a fictional play about the last days of legendary journalist Oriana Fallaci. Don't miss this sizzling new script, which is directed by Oskar Eustis, stars Concetta Tomei and Marjan Neshat, and features an incredible team of designers. The 65th world premiere presented by Berkeley Rep, Fallaci is currently in previews in the Roda Theatre and opens March 13, running through April 21. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the actors onstage below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Berkeley Rep's FALLACI World PremiereSTAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Berkeley Rep's FALLACI World Premiere
by Stage Tube - Mar 11, 2013

Pulitzer Prize-winner Lawrence Wright premieres his new play at Berkeley Repertory Theatre. It is a fictional play about the last days of legendary journalist Oriana Fallaci. Don't miss this sizzling new script, which is directed by Oskar Eustis, stars Concetta Tomei and Marjan Neshat, and features an incredible team of designers. The 65th world premiere presented by Berkeley Rep, Fallaci is currently in previews in the Roda Theatre and opens March 13, running through April 21. Below, check out a sneak peek at FALLACI, Berkeley Rep's new world premiere about one of the first rock stars of modern journalism! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at NIGHT MUST FALL at Different StagesSTAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at NIGHT MUST FALL at Different Stages
by Jeff Davis - Jun 26, 2013

Different Stages continues its 2012 - 2013 season with Emlyn Williams's classic mystery Night Must Fall. BroadwayWorld is pleased to share the following video preview of this thrilling new production. (more...)

Different Stages' NIGHT MUST FALL Opens Tonight at The VortexDifferent Stages' NIGHT MUST FALL Opens Tonight at The Vortex
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2013

Different Stages continues its 2012 - 2013 season with Emlyn Williams's classic mystery Night Must Fall. In a bungalow in a forest in Essex lives Mrs. Bramson, a fussy hypochondriac. She pays her niece Olivia a small salary to act as her companion and the household also includes her cook, Mrs. Terence, and her maid Dora. When Dora gets pregnant, Mrs. Bramson is determined to get the boyfriend to marry her. At the same time, a woman disappears from a nearby hotel. The police begin investigations and, when Dora brings home her boyfriend Dan, Olivia immediately notices that his behavior is not quite normal. He is perpetually putting on an act and soon he worms his way into the affections of Mrs. Bramson, leaves his job as pageboy at the hotel and moves in. Then the woman's body is found - headless... (more...)

Different Stages Presents NIGHT MUST FALL, 6/21-713Different Stages Presents NIGHT MUST FALL, 6/21-713
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2013

Different Stages continues its 2012 - 2013 season with Emlyn Williams's classic mystery Night Must Fall. In a bungalow in a forest in Essex lives Mrs. Bramson, a fussy hypochondriac. She pays her niece Olivia a small salary to act as her companion and the household also includes her cook, Mrs. Terence, and her maid Dora. When Dora gets pregnant, Mrs. Bramson is determined to get the boyfriend to marry her. At the same time, a woman disappears from a nearby hotel. The police begin investigations and, when Dora brings home her boyfriend Dan, Olivia immediately notices that his behavior is not quite normal. He is perpetually putting on an act and soon he worms his way into the affections of Mrs. Bramson, leaves his job as pageboy at the hotel and moves in. Then the woman's body is found - headless... (more...)

Different Stages' NIGHT MUST FALL Opens June 21 at The VortexDifferent Stages' NIGHT MUST FALL Opens June 21 at The Vortex
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2013

Different Stages continues its 2012 - 2013 season with Emlyn Williams's classic mystery Night Must Fall. In a bungalow in a forest in Essex lives Mrs. Bramson, a fussy hypochondriac. She pays her niece Olivia a small salary to act as her companion and the household also includes her cook, Mrs. Terence, and her maid Dora. When Dora gets pregnant, Mrs. Bramson is determined to get the boyfriend to marry her. At the same time, a woman disappears from a nearby hotel. The police begin investigations and, when Dora brings home her boyfriend Dan, Olivia immediately notices that his behavior is not quite normal. He is perpetually putting on an act and soon he worms his way into the affections of Mrs. Bramson, leaves his job as pageboy at the hotel and moves in. Then the woman's body is found - headless... (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse to Stage THINGS WE DO FOR LOVE, 8/19-9/7Westport Country Playhouse to Stage THINGS WE DO FOR LOVE, 8/19-9/7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Westport Country Playhouse will stage Alan Ayckbourn's romantic comedy, "Things We Do for Love," Tuesday, August 19 through Sunday, September 7, directed by Tony Award nominee John Tillinger, a veteran director of many Ayckbourn plays on Broadway and at the Playhouse. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Artistic Director Tony Taccone Introduces FALLACI at Berkeley RepSTAGE TUBE: Artistic Director Tony Taccone Introduces FALLACI at Berkeley Rep
by Stage Tube - Jan 25, 2013

Even as his latest book attracts international attention, Pulitzer Prize-winner Lawrence Wright premieres his new play at Berkeley Repertory Theatre. A reporter renowned for his work with The New Yorker - and the bestselling author behind The Looming Tower and Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief - Wright is also the playwright who penned My Trip to al Qaeda and The Human Scale. Now he debuts a fictional play about the last days of legendary journalist Oriana Fallaci. Don't miss this sizzling new script, which is directed by Oskar Eustis, stars Concetta Tomei and Marjan Neshat, and features an incredible team of designers. The 65th world premiere presented by Berkeley Rep, Fallaci begins previews in the Roda Theatre on March 8, opens March 13, and runs through April 21. Below, watch a video of Artistic Director Tony Taccone introducing the play! (more...)

The Public's Oskar Eustis to Direct Lawrence Wright's Premiere FALLACI at Berkeley Rep, 3/8-4/21The Public's Oskar Eustis to Direct Lawrence Wright's Premiere FALLACI at Berkeley Rep, 3/8-4/21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2013

Even as his latest book attracts international attention, Pulitzer Prize-winner Lawrence Wright premieres his new play at Berkeley Repertory Theatre. A reporter renowned for his work with The New Yorker - and the bestselling author behind The Looming Tower and Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief - Wright is also the playwright who penned My Trip to al Qaeda and The Human Scale. Now he debuts a fictional play about the last days of legendary journalist Oriana Fallaci. Don't miss this sizzling new script, which is directed by Oskar Eustis, stars Concetta Tomei and Marjan Neshat, and features an incredible team of designers. The 65th world premiere presented by Berkeley Rep, Fallaci begins previews in the Roda Theatre on March 8, opens March 13, and runs through April 21. (more...)

A FEW GOOD MEN Set for Pioneer Theatre Company January 24 - February 8A FEW GOOD MEN Set for Pioneer Theatre Company January 24 - February 8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2014

Pioneer Theatre Company presents the military drama A Few Good Men January 24 through February 8, 2014. (more...)

PTC to Stage MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, 2/21-3/8PTC to Stage MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, 2/21-3/8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2014

Pioneer Theatre Company presents the charming Shakespearean comedy Much Ado About Nothing, February 21 through March 8, 2014. (more...)

PTC to Stage World Premiere of ALABAMA STORYPTC to Stage World Premiere of ALABAMA STORY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

Pioneer Theatre Company presents the world premiere of Alabama Story by Kenneth Jones, January 9 - 24, 2015. The play was workshopped in Pioneer Theatre Company's new play reading series, Play-by-Play, last season. The play-a finalist in the 2014 National Playwrights Conference-coincides with the 50th anniversaries of the Civil Rights Act and the Voting Rights Act. (more...)

PRELUDE TO A KISS, DANCING AT LUGHNASA & More Set for Harry Hope Theatre's 2013-14 SeasonPRELUDE TO A KISS, DANCING AT LUGHNASA & More Set for Harry Hope Theatre's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2013

The Performing Arts Department Theatre program at Eastern CT State University is pleased to announce its Fall 2013-Spring 2014 Harry Hope Theatre (High and Valley Streets, Willimantic, CT 06226) performance schedule. (more...)

Tony Lo Bianco to Lead WHAT THE BABE SAID and JOINT RETURN in 2013Tony Lo Bianco to Lead WHAT THE BABE SAID and JOINT RETURN in 2013
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2012

Tony-nominated producer Jeff Britton (THE ME NOBODY KNOWS) is set to present WHAT THE BABE SAID and JOINT RETURN, two one-act plays by Martin Halpern, in early 2013, starring Tony Award-nominee Tony Lo Bianco (A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE, HIZZONER!). Tony-nominated director John Tillinger (LOOT, LOVE LETTERS) is set to direct the production at an Off-Broadway venue to be announced. (more...)

Brian Dennehy to Lead THE STEWARD OF CHRISTENDOM at Mark Taper Forum in 2013Brian Dennehy to Lead THE STEWARD OF CHRISTENDOM at Mark Taper Forum in 2013
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2012

Five powerful productions have been scheduled for Center Theatre Group's 2013 season at the Mark Taper Forum, it was announced today by CTG Artistic Director Michael Ritchie. (more...)

Matthew Broderick to Guest Star on Cartoon Network's ADVENTURE TIMEMatthew Broderick to Guest Star on Cartoon Network's ADVENTURE TIME
by TV News Desk - Aug 21, 2012

TVGuide reports that Tony Award-winner Matthew Broderick will lend his voice to an episode of Cartoon Network's ADVENTURE TIME. The animated series follows the adventures of a young boy and his 'magically powered' dog. (more...)

Matthew Broderick Set for 'Moby Dick' Reading to Benefit South Street Seaport MuseumMatthew Broderick Set for 'Moby Dick' Reading to Benefit South Street Seaport Museum
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2012

Matthew Broderick will appear in a benefit performance for New York City's South Street Seaport Museum on Monday, October 15 at 7:30 pm. The 'Celebrating Moby-Dick Benefit' will be an immersive evening of readings and films, starring Broderick as Ishmael, Edward Herrmann as Ahab, and John Douglas Thompson as Father Mapple. (more...)

Different Stages' THE LAST MEETING OF THE KNIGHTS OF THE WHITE MAGNOLIA Opens TonightDifferent Stages' THE LAST MEETING OF THE KNIGHTS OF THE WHITE MAGNOLIA Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

Different Stages continues its 2013 - 2014 season with Preston Jones comedy The Last Meeting of the Knights of the White Magnolia. A fraternity of Bradleyville's 'good ole boys,' which meets in the now decrepit Cattleman's Hotel, the Knights of the White Magnolia has long since lost sight of its espoused concern with patriotism and racial purity and has become an excuse for a handful of cronies to share a game of dominoes and a spot of liquid refreshment. Having dwindled steadily in membership, the lodge has unaccountably found a new recruit from a neighboring town, and his appearance gives the remaining members a chance to resurrect their ancient 'mystic' initiation rite, an event which, for all its intentional seriousness, becomes one of the wildest, funniest scenes imaginable. However, in the end the inevitable disillusionment sets in sending the would-be applicant scurrying for home and leaving the others to contemplate the wreckage and loss of still another glory that once was. (more...)

Different Stages Presents THE LAST MEETING OF THE KNIGHTS OF THE WHITE MAGNOLIA, Now Through TodayDifferent Stages Presents THE LAST MEETING OF THE KNIGHTS OF THE WHITE MAGNOLIA, Now Through Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2014

Different Stages continues its 2013 - 2014 season with Preston Jones' comedy Last Meeting of the Knights of the White Magnolia. A fraternity of Bradleyville's 'good ole boys,' which meets in the now decrepit Cattleman's Hotel, the Knights of the White Magnolia has long since lost sight of its espoused concern with patriotism and racial purity and has become an excuse for a handful of cronies to share a game of dominoes and a spot of liquid refreshment. Having dwindled steadily in membership, the lodge has unaccountably found a new recruit from a neighboring town, and his appearance gives the remaining members a chance to resurrect their ancient 'mystic' initiation rite, an event which, for all its intentional seriousness, becomes one of the wildest, funniest scenes imaginable. However, in the end the inevitable disillusionment sets in sending the would-be applicant scurrying for home and leaving the others to contemplate the wreckage and loss of still another glory that once was. (more...)

Nominees Announced for 1st Annual Central Texas Excellence in Theatre Awards; Announcement Set for 5/2Nominees Announced for 1st Annual Central Texas Excellence in Theatre Awards; Announcement Set for 5/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

After months of thought, debate and conversation, the staff and writers of Austin Entertainment Weekly with much assistance from Broadway World Austin's Editor Jeff Davis, have announced a new award system for the Central Texas Theatre Community. (more...)

Different Stages Presents THE LAST MEETING OF THE KNIGHTS OF THE WHITE MAGNOLIA, Now Through 4/26Different Stages Presents THE LAST MEETING OF THE KNIGHTS OF THE WHITE MAGNOLIA, Now Through 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2014

Different Stages continues its 2013 - 2014 season with Preston Jones' comedy Last Meeting of the Knights of the White Magnolia. A fraternity of Bradleyville's 'good ole boys,' which meets in the now decrepit Cattleman's Hotel, the Knights of the White Magnolia has long since lost sight of its espoused concern with patriotism and racial purity and has become an excuse for a handful of cronies to share a game of dominoes and a spot of liquid refreshment. Having dwindled steadily in membership, the lodge has unaccountably found a new recruit from a neighboring town, and his appearance gives the remaining members a chance to resurrect their ancient 'mystic' initiation rite, an event which, for all its intentional seriousness, becomes one of the wildest, funniest scenes imaginable. However, in the end the inevitable disillusionment sets in sending the would-be applicant scurrying for home and leaving the others to contemplate the wreckage and loss of still another glory that once was. (more...)

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