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New Light Theater Presents THE OEDIPUS PROJECT in Manhattan, Queens & Brooklyn, Now thru 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2013

New Light Theater Project presents THE OEDIPUS PROJECT in various parks throughout Manhattan, Queens, and Brooklyn, today, September 5-15. FREE to the public. (more...)

Pittsburgh Public Theater Presents ELECTRA 9/29-10/30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2011

Pittsburgh Public Theater launches its 37th season with Electra, written by ancient Greek master Sophocles and adapted by Frank McGuinness. (more...)

Chicago Theater Community Announces Fall Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2011

Chicago announces their wide range of fall programming, featuring everything from the latest musicals to international work, is enjoying record ticket sales, with many hit productions enjoying record extensions, as well. (more...)

Annenberg Center to Present TRUTH VALUES, 10/1-5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2013

Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts has announced the award-winning Gioia De Cari's TRUTH VALUES: One Girl's Romp Through M.I.T.'s Male Math Maze, directed by Miriam Eusebio will play five performances at The Harold Prince Theatre, Annenberg Performing Arts Center (3680 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104), in addition to five other cities this Fall Season. Performances begin Tuesday, October 1 and continue through Saturday, October 5. (more...)

Chicago Theater Community Announces Fall Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2011

Chicago announces their wide range of fall programming, featuring everything from the latest musicals to international work, is enjoying record ticket sales, with many hit productions enjoying record extensions, as well. (more...)

Pittsburgh Public Theater Presents ELECTRA 9/29-10/30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2011

Pittsburgh Public Theater launches its 37th season with Electra, written by ancient Greek master Sophocles and adapted by Frank McGuinness. (more...)

The Kennedy Center Presents Mabou Mines DollHouse, 10/20-22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2011

The Kennedy Center presents Mabou Mines DollHouse in the Eisenhower Theater from October 20-22, 2011. Conceived and directed by Lee Breuer and adapted by Lee Breuer and Maude Mitchell, Mabou Mines DollHouse adapts the classic Ibsen story of A Doll's House in a production featuring original music and a collage of Edvard Grieg's piano works assembled by Eve Beglarian. Press night is Thursday, October 20 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Pittsburgh Public Theater Presents ELECTRA 9/29-10/30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2011

Pittsburgh Public Theater launches its 37th season with Electra, written by ancient Greek master Sophocles and adapted by Frank McGuinness. (more...)

The Kennedy Center Presents Mabou Mines DollHouse, 10/20-22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2011

The Kennedy Center presents Mabou Mines DollHouse in the Eisenhower Theater from October 20-22, 2011. Conceived and directed by Lee Breuer and adapted by Lee Breuer and Maude Mitchell, Mabou Mines DollHouse adapts the classic Ibsen story of A Doll's House in a production featuring original music and a collage of Edvard Grieg's piano works assembled by Eve Beglarian. Press night is Thursday, October 20 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

The Kennedy Center Presents Mabou Mines DollHouse, 10/20-22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2011

The Kennedy Center presents Mabou Mines DollHouse in the Eisenhower Theater from October 20-22, 2011. Conceived and directed by Lee Breuer and adapted by Lee Breuer and Maude Mitchell, Mabou Mines DollHouse adapts the classic Ibsen story of A Doll's House in a production featuring original music and a collage of Edvard Grieg's piano works assembled by Eve Beglarian. Press night is Thursday, October 20 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

'The Oedipus Cycle' Begins Previews Oct. 14 at The Pearl Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2008

THE PEARL THEATRE COMPANY (Shepard Sobel, Artistic Director; Shira Beckerman, Managing Director) is pleased to announce the inaugural production of its 2008/2009 Silver Anniversary Season, a world premiere translation of Sophocles' The Oedipus Cycle by two time PEN Literary Award finalist Peter Constantine. (more...)

Annenberg Center Presents TRUTH VALUES, Now thru 10/5
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2013

Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts has announced the award-winning Gioia De Cari's TRUTH VALUES: One Girl's Romp Through M.I.T.'s Male Math Maze, directed by Miriam Eusebio will play five performances at The Harold Prince Theatre, Annenberg Performing Arts Center (3680 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104), in addition to five other cities this Fall Season. Performances begin tonight, October 1 and continue through Saturday, October 5. (more...)

'The Oedipus Cycle' Begins Previews Oct. 14 at The Pearl Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2008

THE PEARL THEATRE COMPANY (Shepard Sobel, Artistic Director; Shira Beckerman, Managing Director) is pleased to announce the inaugural production of its 2008/2009 Silver Anniversary Season, a world premiere translation of Sophocles' The Oedipus Cycle by two time PEN Literary Award finalist Peter Constantine. (more...)

Aquila Theatre Company Presents The Invisible Man, Oct. 21-Nov. 6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2005

The Aquila Theatre Company will present its dance-theatre production of Wells' The Invisible Man from October 21st through November 6th (more...)

Theatre of the Expendable Presents ST NICHOLAS 6/17-7/3
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2010

In the tradition of Irish storytelling, Theatre of the Expendable will present Conor McPherson's St Nicholas, starring Darrell James as a jaded theatre critic who recounts his obsession with a beautiful young actress, and how that obsession led him into a macabre world of savage vampires. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Washington Stage Guild Produces Final T.S. Eliot Play: THE ELDER STATESMAN
by Elizabeth Bruce - May 1, 2013

In producing T.S. Eliot's THE ELDER STATESMAN-plus with their spring 2013 reading of Eliot's THE ROCK--Washington Stage Guild becomes the only theatre company in the world (as far as they can determine) to have produced all seven of Eliot's plays. And as Artistic Director Bill Largess jokingly remarked opening night, Washington Stage Guild is probably the only theatre that would produce all of T.S. Eliot's dramatic works. (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Presents Anouilh's ANTIGONE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2012

Quintessence Theatre Group continues its second season with Jean Anouilh's 1943 adaptation of Sophocles' ANTIGONE, in a translation by Jeremy Sams, directed by Alexander Burns. (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Presents Anouilh's ANTIGONE, Previews 2/29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2012

Quintessence Theatre Group continues its second season with Jean Anouilh's 1943 adaptation of Sophocles' ANTIGONE, in a translation by Jeremy Sams, directed by Alexander Burns. (more...)

Maryland Ensemble Theatre Presents New Adaptation of ANTIGONE, 3/22-4/15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2012

Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) presents a new world premiere adaptation of Sophocles' tragic classic greek tragedy, Antigone, which pits the courageous title character against King Creon and the laws of Thebes in defense of her brother's honor with fatal consequences. Antigone will run from March 22nd to April 15th every Thursday through Sunday except Easter (4/8) at Maryland Ensemble Theatre (31 W. Patrick St. Frederick MD 21701). All shows are at 8pm except Sundays at 7pm and one Sunday matinee at 2pm on April 1 which will be followed by a talk back with the writer, director, cast and special guest Linda Pappas Funsch, a Middle East scholar from Frederick Community College . Tickets are $15 - $24 (except $5 preview performance on 3/22) and may be purchased online at marylandensemble.org, by phone at (301) 694-4744 or in person at the MET box office. The opening will be celebrated on Sunday, March 25th at 6pm with a pre-show reception catered by The Greene Turtle preceding the performance at 7pm. (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Presents THE OEDIPUS CYCLE, 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2012

Quintessence Theatre Group presents a one day only reading of Sophocles' OEDIPUS CYCLE, directed by Alexander Burns. (more...)

Irish Rep Previews THE YEATS PROJECT 4/8, Opens 4/15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2009

The Irish Repertory Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) in association with Glucksman Ireland House, The American Irish Historical Society, and The WB Yeats Society of New York will begin previews of The Yeats Project on Wednesday, April 8, 2009. The production will open on Wednesday, April 15. Charlotte Moore, Artistic Director and Ciar?n O'Reilly, Producing Director will direct. (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Presents THE OEDIPUS CYCLE, 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2012

Quintessence Theatre Group presents a one day only reading of Sophocles' OEDIPUS CYCLE, directed by Alexander Burns. (more...)

Maryland Ensemble Theatre Presents New Adaptation of ANTIGONE, 3/22-4/15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2012

Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) presents a new world premiere adaptation of Sophocles' tragic classic greek tragedy, Antigone, which pits the courageous title character against King Creon and the laws of Thebes in defense of her brother's honor with fatal consequences. Antigone will run from March 22nd to April 15th every Thursday through Sunday except Easter (4/8) at Maryland Ensemble Theatre (31 W. Patrick St. Frederick MD 21701). All shows are at 8pm except Sundays at 7pm and one Sunday matinee at 2pm on April 1 which will be followed by a talk back with the writer, director, cast and special guest Linda Pappas Funsch, a Middle East scholar from Frederick Community College . Tickets are $15 - $24 (except $5 preview performance on 3/22) and may be purchased online at marylandensemble.org, by phone at (301) 694-4744 or in person at the MET box office. The opening will be celebrated on Sunday, March 25th at 6pm with a pre-show reception catered by The Greene Turtle preceding the performance at 7pm. (more...)

Tony-Winner Douglas Hodge to Return to Broadway as CYRANO
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2012

Roundabout Theatre Company has just announced that Tony® Award winner Douglas Hodge will star in a new Broadway production of Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand, with a translation by Ranjit Bolt and directed by Jamie Lloyd. Cyrano de Bergerac will begin previews on September 14, 2012 and open officially on October 11, 2012 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street). This will be a limited engagement through November 25, 2012. The full cast & design team will be announced soon. (more...)

THE REPORT OF MY DEATH Makes World Premiere On The Lilac Steamship In NYC 7/22-8/15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2009

Mark Twain docks in the Hudson for the World Premiere of THE REPORT OF MY DEATH On the Lilac Steamship (July 22-August 15) (more...)

Aquila Theatre Company Presents Twelth Night, June 17-Aug 21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2005

The Aquila Theatre Company will stage a new version of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night to run for a limited engagement from June 17th to August 21st (more...)

Theatre of the Expendable Presents ST NICHOLAS 6/17-7/3
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2010

In the tradition of Irish storytelling, Theatre of the Expendable will present Conor McPherson's St Nicholas, starring Darrell James as a jaded theatre critic who recounts his obsession with a beautiful young actress, and how that obsession led him into a macabre world of savage vampires. (more...)

Aquila's Twelth Night Runs from June 17-Aug 21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2005

The Aquila Theatre Company's reimagining of Twelth Night will run from June 17th to August 21st at the Baruch Performing Arts Center (more...)

Ordway Center for the Arts Presents GOSPEL AT COLONUS, 8/5-11
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2010

Phantom of the Opera, a new musical by Michael Sgouros and Brenda Bell plays through July 18 at The Players Theatre. A bold new vision of the classic French novel by Gaston Leroux, this heart-racing musical unravels the mystery of a passionate man living deep beneath the grand Paris Opera House. Was he a madman? A musical genius? Or just a lonely soul yearning to be loved? Phantom is an intimate production filled with intrigue, passion, danger and desire featuring provocative music performed by a live chamber ensemble at the Players Theatre. (more...)

Theatre of the Expendable Closes ST NICHOLAS, 7/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2010

In the tradition of Irish storytelling, Theatre of the Expendable will present Conor McPherson's St Nicholas, starring Darrell James as a jaded theatre critic who recounts his obsession with a beautiful young actress, and how that obsession led him into a macabre world of savage vampires. (more...)

Aquila's Twelfth Night is on Hiatus from July 28-Aug. 11
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2005

The Aquila Theatre Company's staging of Twelfth Night will resume performances on August 11th after a two-week hiatus beginning on July 28th (more...)

THE REPORT OF MY DEATH Makes World Premiere On The Lilac Steamship In NYC 7/22-8/15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2009

Mark Twain docks in the Hudson for the World Premiere of THE REPORT OF MY DEATH On the Lilac Steamship (July 22-August 15) (more...)

Glass Mind Theatre to Present ANTIGONE, 8/16-25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2013

'Bring water and movement clothes,' says Lynn Morton. When she tells them they'll be sweating for two to three hours, it's not for a hot yoga class, but Glass Mind's new adaptation of Sophocles' Antigone. Bound by fate, the titular heroine can either choose love and a life of privilege, or do what she feels is right - her decision is a matter of life-or-death. (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Presents Anouilh's ANTIGONE, Previews 2/29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2012

Quintessence Theatre Group continues its second season with Jean Anouilh's 1943 adaptation of Sophocles' ANTIGONE, in a translation by Jeremy Sams, directed by Alexander Burns. (more...)

ELECTRA to be Centerpiece at Phoenix Theatre Ensemble 's 'First Stories' Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2013

Phoenix Theatre Ensemble, a resident theatre ensemble now in its 9th season, announces that its concluding production of the 3-year House of Atreus trilogy ELECTRA will be the centerpiece production of the company's 'First Stories' festival of Greek-inspired theatre, music, and dance performances. (more...)

Line-Up Announced for 2011 Spoleto Festival USA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2011

The 2011 Spoleto Festival USA has announced the line-up for this year. The event will be held in Charlestown, South Caroline from May 27 through June 12. The Festival will include a total of 152 performances by artists from around the world. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for 1812 Productions' IT'S MY PARTY: THE WOMEN AND COMEDY PROJECT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2013

Beginning in April, 2013, 1812 Productions will present the world premiere comedy It's My Party: The Women and Comedy Project, created and directed by 1812 Productions' Artistic Director, Jennifer Childs, and featuring a diverse ensemble of Philadelphia actresses. A production which will use physical comedy, storytelling, and music in a one-of-a-kind theatrical event, the creative process for It's My Party: The Women and Comedy Project began in 2010 with two questions: how do women use comedy and how does that usage change as they age. With these pointed inquiries as her guides, Ms. Childs embarked on three inclusive and ongoing initiatives which, together, would form the core of the Project. (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Presents Anouilh's ANTIGONE, Previews 2/29
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2012

Quintessence Theatre Group continues its second season with Jean Anouilh's 1943 adaptation of Sophocles' ANTIGONE, in a translation by Jeremy Sams, directed by Alexander Burns. (more...)

NEXT TO NORMAL, 9 to 5 THE MUSICAL, GUYS AND DOLLS & More Set for Ordway's 2010-11 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2010

Ordway Center for the Performing Arts today announced its 2010-11 performance season. The ambitious schedule features a theater season with six productions, the Target® World Music and Dance Series with seven productions, two community partnerships, and the annual Flint Hills International Children's Festival. (more...)

Aquila's Twelfth Night Resumes Performances, Aug. 11
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2005

The Aquila Theatre Company will end the hiatus of its production of Twelfth Night on August 11th (more...)

Ordway Center for the Arts Presents GOSPEL AT COLONUS, 8/5-11
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2010

Phantom of the Opera, a new musical by Michael Sgouros and Brenda Bell plays through July 18 at The Players Theatre. A bold new vision of the classic French novel by Gaston Leroux, this heart-racing musical unravels the mystery of a passionate man living deep beneath the grand Paris Opera House. Was he a madman? A musical genius? Or just a lonely soul yearning to be loved? Phantom is an intimate production filled with intrigue, passion, danger and desire featuring provocative music performed by a live chamber ensemble at the Players Theatre. (more...)

New Light Theater to Present THE OEDIPUS PROJECT in Manhattan, Queens & Brooklyn, 9/5-15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2013

New Light Theater Project presents THE OEDIPUS PROJECT in various parks throughout Manhattan, Queens, and Brooklyn, September 5-15. FREE to the public. For specific locations and times, visit newlighttheaterproject.com. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Glass Mind's ANTIGONE Perfects the Art of Tragedy
by Giordana Segneri - Aug 17, 2013

No one writes theater like the Ancient Greeks; after all, they invented it (at least the western variety). I was reminded of this once again as I found myself lost in the high drama of Glass Mind Theatre's adaptation of Antigone, one of Sophocles' three plays revolving around Oedipus (he of psychological complex fame), king of Thebes, who unknowingly killed his father and then married his mother. And it only gets better from there. (more...)

Glass Mind Theatre Presents ANTIGONE, Now thru 8/25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2013

'Bring water and movement clothes,' says Lynn Morton. When she tells them they'll be sweating for two to three hours, it's not for a hot yoga class, but Glass Mind's new adaptation of Sophocles' Antigone. Bound by fate, the titular heroine can either choose love and a life of privilege, or do what she feels is right - her decision is a matter of life-or-death. (more...)

THE REPORT OF MY DEATH Makes World Premiere On The Lilac Steamship In NYC 7/22-8/15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2009

Mark Twain docks in the Hudson for the World Premiere of THE REPORT OF MY DEATH On the Lilac Steamship (July 22-August 15) (more...)

Ordway Center for the Arts Closes GOSPEL AT COLONUS, 8/11
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2010

Phantom of the Opera, a new musical by Michael Sgouros and Brenda Bell plays through July 18 at The Players Theatre. A bold new vision of the classic French novel by Gaston Leroux, this heart-racing musical unravels the mystery of a passionate man living deep beneath the grand Paris Opera House. Was he a madman? A musical genius? Or just a lonely soul yearning to be loved? Phantom is an intimate production filled with intrigue, passion, danger and desire featuring provocative music performed by a live chamber ensemble at the Players Theatre. (more...)

Irish Rep Previews THE YEATS PROJECT 4/8, Opens 4/15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2009

The Irish Repertory Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) in association with Glucksman Ireland House, The American Irish Historical Society, and The WB Yeats Society of New York will begin previews of The Yeats Project on Wednesday, April 8, 2009. The production will open on Wednesday, April 15. Charlotte Moore, Artistic Director and Ciar?n O'Reilly, Producing Director will direct. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for 1812 Productions' IT'S MY PARTY: THE WOMEN AND COMEDY PROJECT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2013

Beginning in April, 2013, 1812 Productions will present the world premiere comedy It's My Party: The Women and Comedy Project, created and directed by 1812 Productions' Artistic Director, Jennifer Childs, and featuring a diverse ensemble of Philadelphia actresses. A production which will use physical comedy, storytelling, and music in a one-of-a-kind theatrical event, the creative process for It's My Party: The Women and Comedy Project began in 2010 with two questions: how do women use comedy and how does that usage change as they age. With these pointed inquiries as her guides, Ms. Childs embarked on three inclusive and ongoing initiatives which, together, would form the core of the Project. (more...)

Washington Theatre Guild to Complete T.S. Eliot Canon with THE ELDER STATESMAN, 4/25-5/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2013

The Washington Stage Guild completes the T.S. Eliot canon with the area premiere of The Elder Statesman. (more...)

Washington Theatre Guild to Complete T.S. Eliot Canon with THE ELDER STATESMAN, 4/25-5/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2013

The Washington Stage Guild completes the T.S. Eliot canon with the area premiere of The Elder Statesman. (more...)

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