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Chevy Chase and Beverly D'Angelo to Star in New ABC Sitcom?Chevy Chase and Beverly D'Angelo to Star in New ABC Sitcom?
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2014

A new sitcom starring Chevy Chase and Beverly D'Angelo might be headed to ABC in the near future. According to PerezHilton.com, this sitcom (previously mentioned on BWW) now has a script commitment from ABC network and ABC Studios for such a show with the National Lampoon's Vacation stars attached. With a script by Brad Copeland, the show is from producer Aaron Kaplan. The unnamed work centers around Chase and D'Angelo as a married couple who suddenly have the task of raising their grandchildren by themselves. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Cake Productions' THIS LINGERING LIFE at HEREPhoto Flash: First Look at Cake Productions' THIS LINGERING LIFE at HERE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Cake Productions presents the New York premiere of This Lingering Life, an epic comedy with grave tragedies byChiori Miyagawa. The play enjoyed its world premiere at Z Space in San Francisco in June. Directed by Cat Miller, this is the inaugural production of the company's 5th anniversary season. Performances begin tonight, September 12th with an official opening set for Thursday, September 18th at HERE. The production is scheduled to run through Saturday, October 4th. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW Recap: THE ORIGINALS, The Boys Are Back in TownBWW Recap: THE ORIGINALS, The Boys Are Back in Town
by Jennifer McHugh - Oct 6, 2014

My immediate reaction; whoa! THE ORIGINALS is back and wasting no time getting into some crazy action, suspense and twists. In one hour, the cast has almost entirely changed and with the reveal in the last two minutes, I shall stick to my initial reaction; whoa! Major Spoilers Ahead: You've been warned! (more...)

THE AUDIENCE, with Kristin Scott Thomas, to Premiere in London, April 21THE AUDIENCE, with Kristin Scott Thomas, to Premiere in London, April 21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2014

Kristin Scott Thomas will play the Queen in a new version of Peter Morgan's The Audience. Stephen Daldry's production will preview at the Apollo Theatre from 21 April 2015, with press night on 5 May 2015 and is booking to 25 July 2015. Tickets are released for sale today (31 October 2014). The Audience has designs by Bob Crowley, with lighting by Rick Fisher, sound by Paul Arditti and music by Paul Englishby. Further casting to be announced. (more...)

LOVE, NOEL with Harry Groener and Sharon Lawrence to Play The Wallis, 12/5-21LOVE, NOEL with Harry Groener and Sharon Lawrence to Play The Wallis, 12/5-21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2014

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts (aka 'The Wallis') presents the return engagement of Love, Noel: The Letters and Songs of Noel Coward, devised and written by Coward authority Barry Day, and directed by Jeanie Hackett. Love, Noel transforms the Lovelace Studio Theater into an intimate lounge for cocktails, comedy and Coward. (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...)

BWW Blog: Ed Dixon of Pittsburgh Public Theater's L'HOTEL - Final RehearsalsBWW Blog: Ed Dixon of Pittsburgh Public Theater's L'HOTEL - Final Rehearsals
by Guest Blogger: Ed Dixon - Nov 19, 2014

Tuesday, November 11 My lifelong friend, Jane Parham arrived in town for the invited dress rehearsaltomorrow and I had lunch with her at Sonoma Grill. Have I mentioned that Sonoma Grill is awesome? So is Jane. We had a marvelous time and then I took her to the theater to see the set. While we were standing there, Zach Moore ran a sound cue, Bizet's Symphony in C… loudly. Both Jane and I burst into tears. Got to introduce her to Ted Pappas who greeted her like an old friend. Good times. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Counting Down to Jennifer Ashley Tepper's THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 2 - The Nederlander TheatreBWW Exclusive: Counting Down to Jennifer Ashley Tepper's THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 2 - The Nederlander Theatre
by Jennifer Ashley Tepper - Nov 17, 2014

To celebrate the publication of The Untold Stories of Broadway, Volume 2 on November 18 by Dress Circle Publishing, Jennifer Ashley Tepper will be sharing three short excerpts about each of the Broadway theaters featured in the book-countdown style! Today: The Nederlander Theatre (more...)

It's Official! Hugh Jackman, Laura Donnelly, Cush Jumbo Set for Jez Butterworth's THE RIVER at Circle in the Square This FallIt's Official! Hugh Jackman, Laura Donnelly, Cush Jumbo Set for Jez Butterworth's THE RIVER at Circle in the Square This Fall
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

We've been reporting on the buzz since January, but now Hugh Jackman is making Broadway fan's May dreams come true! It's just been officially announced that Sonia Friedman Productions will present the Royal Court Theatre production of THE RIVER, a new play by Jez Butterworth, starring Hugh Jackman, Laura Donnelly and Cush Jumbo, and directed by Ian Rickson. (more...)

Gina McKee & More Join Cast of Trafalgar Transformed's RICHARD IIIGina McKee & More Join Cast of Trafalgar Transformed's RICHARD III
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

Gina McKee (Di & Viv & Rose, King Lear, Ivanov, Our Friends In The North, Notting Hill) will play Queen Elizabeth, alongside the previously announced Martin Freeman (more...)

Gina McKee Joins Martin Freeman In Cast Of RICHARD IIIGina McKee Joins Martin Freeman In Cast Of RICHARD III
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

Gina McKee (Di & Viv & Rose, King Lear, Ivanov, Our Friends In The North, Notting Hill) will play Queen Elizabeth, alongside the previously announced Martin Freeman (Clybourne Park, The Hobbit, Sherlock, Fargo) as Richard III in Jamie Lloyd's first production of his second season at Trafalgar Transformed, Richard III, running from 1 July to 27 September, with press night on 8 July. (more...)

Marsha Mason Joins the Cast of DEATHTRAP at Bucks County Playhouse, Running 6/19-7/13Marsha Mason Joins the Cast of DEATHTRAP at Bucks County Playhouse, Running 6/19-7/13
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

Bucks County Playhouse has announced Marsha Mason has joined the cast of its new production of Ira Levin's Deathtrap, directed by Evan Cabnet. Mason, who is currently directing the Playhouse production of Neil Simon's Chapter Two that begins performances tonight, will play the role of the mysterious Helga Ten Dorp. The full cast and creative team will be announced shortly for the comedy thriller that begins performances Thursday, June 19. (more...)

Arthur Miller's THE PRICE Returns to ACT, 5/30 - 6/22Arthur Miller's THE PRICE Returns to ACT, 5/30 - 6/22
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2014

Two estranged brothers who haven't spoke in sixteen years are forced to come together to settle their late father's estate. In the attic of a New York brownstone scheduled for demolition, two men whose lives have taken different paths attempt to resolve their father's holdings and reconcile a past rife with conflicting family histories. Nominated for two Tony Awards including Best Play, The Price is one of Arthur Miller's masterpieces examining the worth of family loyalty in a powder keg of resentment and animosity. (more...)

San Francisco Girls Chorus Continues Its 35th Season with Benjamin Britten's NOYE'S FLUDDE TonightSan Francisco Girls Chorus Continues Its 35th Season with Benjamin Britten's NOYE'S FLUDDE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2014

The five-time Grammy Award-winning San Francisco Girls Chorus--Lisa Bielawa, Artistic Director and Valérie Sainte-Agathe, Music Director and Principal Conductor-continues its 35th anniversary season with a fully staged production of Benjamin Britten's 1957 opera Noye's Fludde, based on the biblical deluge story, in one performance only, tonight, March 29, 2014, at 8 pm at Temple Emanu-El in San Francisco. (more...)

Ridgefield Playhouse to Welcome Charles Grodin, 4/12Ridgefield Playhouse to Welcome Charles Grodin, 4/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

For tickets ($45 orchestra, $40 Balcony & Mezzanine; $55 Gold Circle Meet & Greet), call (203) 438-5795 or visit ridgefieldplayhouse.org. The Ridgefield Playhouse is a not-for-profit performing arts center located at 80 East Ridge, parallel to Main Street, Ridgefield, CT. (more...)

Stacy Keach Stars in Shakespeare Theatre's HENRY IV, PART 1 and HENRY IV, PART 2, Now thru 6/8Stacy Keach Stars in Shakespeare Theatre's HENRY IV, PART 1 and HENRY IV, PART 2, Now thru 6/8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

The Shakespeare Theatre Company, recipient of the 2012 Regional Theatre Tony Award, presents Shakespeare's Henry IV, Parts 1 and 2 as part of the Clarice Smith Repertory. STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn will direct both parts of this sweeping epic - one of Shakespeare's culminating achievements in the history play genre - over multiple nights. As Kahn says, describing Parts 1 and 2 as his favorite Shakespearean drama: 'It brings to the stage every issue we as human beings experience.' The two productions will run in the Company's Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from today, March 25 - June 8, 2014. (more...)

Crowded Fire Theater Stages SHE RODE HORSES LIKE THE STOCK EXCHANGE, Now thru 4/12Crowded Fire Theater Stages SHE RODE HORSES LIKE THE STOCK EXCHANGE, Now thru 4/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

The Crowded Fire Theater (CFT) 2014 season begins with the World Premiere of Amelia Roper's She Rode Horses Like the Stock Exchange, her first play to be produced in the Americas. She Rode Horses... opens with a press night on Monday March 24 (previews today, March 20-23) running through April 12 at the Thick House in San Francisco's Potrero Hill. (more...)

Old Vic Announces 2014-15 Season; Kevin Spacey to Return to the Stage in CLARENCE DARROWOld Vic Announces 2014-15 Season; Kevin Spacey to Return to the Stage in CLARENCE DARROW
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

The Old Vic today announced its programme for Summer/Autumn 2014. The CQS Space, The Old Vic in the round, will be home to the whole season of productions, continuing after Other Desert Cities which opens this month. The plays will be performed in the round, a transformation of The Old Vic's auditorium first seen for the award-winning 2008 production of The Norman Conquests. The season of productions is supported for the fourth consecutive year by Bank of America Merrill Lynch. (more...)

Charles Grodin Coming to Ridgefield Playhouse, 4/12Charles Grodin Coming to Ridgefield Playhouse, 4/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

Charles Grodin, Emmy and Golden Globe Award winning actor, comedian, author, and former talk show host has been in the entertainment business for more than 50 years and has seen it all. From his parts in films such as Roman Polanski's Rosemary's Baby and The Heartbreak Kid, Catch-22, Midnight Run, Heaven Can Wait, Taking Care of Business, Seems Like Old Times, The Great Muppet Caper, The Woman in Red, The Lonely Guy, Ishtar The Couch Trip and more, Grodin has a rich treasure trove of material. In this special event at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Saturday, April 12, at 7:30 p.m., he will take the audience on a comedic roller coaster ride as he shares stories about his career and life in Hollywood. Grodin is probably best known for his role alongside Robert De Niro in the 1988 classic, Midnight Run. This event is part of The Ridgefield Magazine Broadway & Cabaret Series. (more...)

Stacy Keach to Star in Shakespeare Theatre's HENRY IV, PART 1 and HENRY IV, PART 2, 3/25-6/8Stacy Keach to Star in Shakespeare Theatre's HENRY IV, PART 1 and HENRY IV, PART 2, 3/25-6/8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

The Shakespeare Theatre Company, recipient of the 2012 Regional Theatre Tony Award, presents Shakespeare's Henry IV, Parts 1 and 2 as part of the Clarice Smith Repertory. STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn will direct both parts of this sweeping epic - one of Shakespeare's culminating achievements in the history play genre - over multiple nights. As Kahn says, describing Parts 1 and 2 as his favorite Shakespearean drama: 'It brings to the stage every issue we as human beings experience.' The two productions will run in the Company's Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from March 25 - June 8, 2014. (more...)

Photo: Lisa Whelchel and Charlotte Rae Have FACTS OF LIFE Reunion!Photo: Lisa Whelchel and Charlotte Rae Have FACTS OF LIFE Reunion!
by TV News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

Whelchel shared a photo of the special meeting on Instagram (more...)

Sony Movie Channel to Present 'Music Movie Month' This JulySony Movie Channel to Present 'Music Movie Month' This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

Film and music collide, asSony Movie Channel (SMC) presents its second annual 'Music Movie Month,' starting Tuesday, July 1, at 10 p.m. ET, with NEIL YOUNG JOURNEYS, and Paul McCartney in WINGS OVER THE WORLD. (more...)

BWW Reviews: 20TH CENTURY BOY, New Wimbledon Theatre, June 23 2014BWW Reviews: 20TH CENTURY BOY, New Wimbledon Theatre, June 23 2014
by Gary Naylor - Jun 24, 2014

Gary Naylor sees an evocation of a Seventies superstar in a jukebox musical that delivers all the crowdpleasing moments one could hope for, if ultimately feeling a little light on dramatic tension. (more...)

Further Casting Announced for ELECTRA at The Old VicFurther Casting Announced for ELECTRA at The Old Vic
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

The Old Vic and Sonia Friedman Productions present Sophocles' ELECTRA, in a version by Frank McGuinness, starring Kristin Scott Thomas. (more...)

Photo Flash: Rehearsal Photos for RICHARD III Starring Martin Freeman, July 1 to Sept 27Photo Flash: Rehearsal Photos for RICHARD III Starring Martin Freeman, July 1 to Sept 27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

Gina McKee (Di & Viv & Rose, King Lear, Ivanov, Our Friends In The North, Notting Hill) will play Queen Elizabeth, alongside the previously announced Martin Freeman (Clybourne Park, The Hobbit, Sherlock, Fargo) as Richard III in Jamie Lloyd's first production of his second season at Trafalgar Transformed, Richard III, running from 1 July to 27 September, with press night on 8 July. (more...)

Bucks County Playhouse Announces Entire Cast for 2014 Summer SeasonBucks County Playhouse Announces Entire Cast for 2014 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

Bucks County Playhouse Producers Alexander Fraser, Robyn Goodman, Stephen Kocis, and Josh Fiedler announce complete casting for the remaining 2014 75th anniversary summer seaso (more...)

World Premiere of MARRIAGE, LIZARDS, AND LOVE Presented at Capital Fringe Festival, 7/10 - 7/27World Premiere of MARRIAGE, LIZARDS, AND LOVE Presented at Capital Fringe Festival, 7/10 - 7/27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

From July 10th-27th, the 9th Annual Capital Fringe Festival will host the world premiere of Jean P. Bordewich's MARRIAGE, LIZARDS, AND LOVE. The performances will take place at Fort Fringe (607 New York Avenue. NW, Washington, DC). (more...)

Chiori Miyagawa's THIS LINGERING LIFE to Receive NY Premiere at HERE, Begin. 9/12Chiori Miyagawa's THIS LINGERING LIFE to Receive NY Premiere at HERE, Begin. 9/12
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Cake Productions has announced the New York premiere of This Lingering Life, an epic comedy with grave tragedies by Chiori Miyagawa. The play enjoyed its world premiere at Z Space in San Francisco in June where The San Francisco Examiner called it 'a funny, wise, philosophical and thought-provoking puzzle,' while The San Francisco Bay Guardian said it was 'remarkably successful, and cumulatively powerful.' Directed by Cat Miller, this is the inaugural production of the company's 5th anniversary season. Performances will begin on Friday, September 12th with an official opening set for Thursday, September 18th at HERE. The production is scheduled to run through Saturday, October 4th. (more...)

A DANCE OF DEATH to Play Finborough Theatre, Begin. 5 AugustA DANCE OF DEATH to Play Finborough Theatre, Begin. 5 August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

Commissioned by the Finborough Theatre from Cerberus Theatre, the UK premiere and the English world premiere of controversial German playwright Rolf Hochhuth's Sommer 14 - A Dance of Death in a brand new translation opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four week limited season on Tuesday, 5 August 2014 (Press Night: Thursday, 7 August at 7.30pm). (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Miami - Week of 1/26/2014Now Playing Onstage in Miami - Week of 1/26/2014
by BWW - Jan 26, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/26/2014 for Miami (more...)

Crowded Fire Theater to Stage SHE RODE HORSES LIKE THE STOCK EXCHANGE, 3/20-4/12Crowded Fire Theater to Stage SHE RODE HORSES LIKE THE STOCK EXCHANGE, 3/20-4/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2014

The Crowded Fire Theater (CFT) 2014 season begins with the World Premiere of Amelia Roper's She Rode Horses Like the Stock Exchange, her first play to be produced in the Americas. She Rode Horses… opens with a press night on Monday March 24 (previews March 20-23) running through April 12 at the Thick House in San Francisco's Potrero Hill. (more...)

Scoop: NASHVILLE on ABC - Tonight, January 22, 2014Scoop: NASHVILLE on ABC - Tonight, January 22, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jan 22, 2014

Get all the scoop on NASHVILLE, airing on ABC tonight, January 22, 2014! (more...)

Zac Brown to Guest on ABC's NASHVILLE, TodayZac Brown to Guest on ABC's NASHVILLE, Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2014

Zac Brown will guest star as himself on an upcoming episode of ABC's NASHVILLE titled "Just For What I Am". (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Miami - Week of 2/09/2014Now Playing Onstage in Miami - Week of 2/09/2014
by BWW - Feb 9, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/09/2014 for Miami (more...)

Judy Kuhn, John Glover Star in LOVE, NOEL at Lovelace Studio Theater, 2/14-23Judy Kuhn, John Glover Star in LOVE, NOEL at Lovelace Studio Theater, 2/14-23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2014

The Wallis has announced that Tony nominee Judy Kuhn (She Loves Me, Chess and Les Miserables) and Tony winner and five-time Emmy nominee John Glover (Love! Valour! Compassion!, 'Smallville') will star in Love, Noel: The Letters and Songs of Noel Coward, devised and written by Coward authority Barry Day, and directed by Jeanie Hackett, who over saw The Antaeus Theatre production of Noel Coward's Tonight at 8:30 and the three-year development of the Antaeus production of Coward's Peace in Our Time. The musical direction and piano accompaniment is by David O. Due to popular demand, additional performances have been added and Love, Noel will now be performed February 14 through 23 in the Lovelace Studio Theater. (more...)

Kristin Scott Thomas Is Done With Films; Finds 'Trust' in the TheatreKristin Scott Thomas Is Done With Films; Finds 'Trust' in the Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2014

Kristin Scott Thomas is done with films. After starring in 65 features over the course of 30 years, the actress told the Guardian that she reached her breaking point at some point last September. Nor will she be appearing on television. Off-screen and onstage seems to be the way Thomas is headed. She played the title role in BERENICE in France in 2001 and loved it. (more...)

Seattle Shakespeare Company to Present THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, 3/19-4/13Seattle Shakespeare Company to Present THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, 3/19-4/13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

Only one other writer could compete with Shakespeare for the title of the most quoted playwright, and that is Oscar Wilde. Seattle Shakespeare Company produces their first production of a Wilde play with The Importance of Being Earnest directed by Victor Pappas this spring. (more...)

Tony Winner Rosemary Harris Will Star in Roundabout's INDIAN INK this FallTony Winner Rosemary Harris Will Star in Roundabout's INDIAN INK this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced that Tony Award winner Rosemary Harris will play the role of "Eleanor Swan" in the Off-Broadway premiere of Tom Stoppard's Indian Ink, directed by Carey Perloff. (more...)

Tony Winner Rosemary Harris to Star in Roundabout Theatre's INDIAN INK this FallTony Winner Rosemary Harris to Star in Roundabout Theatre's INDIAN INK this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced Tony Award winner Rosemary Harris will play the role of 'Eleanor Swan' in the Off-Broadway premiere of Tom Stoppard's Indian Ink, directed by Carey Perloff. The production will begin performances on September 4 and open Sunday, September 28, 2014 at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold & Miriam Steinberg Centre for Theatre (111 West 46th Street). (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Miami - Week of 2/23/2014Now Playing Onstage in Miami - Week of 2/23/2014
by BWW - Feb 23, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/23/2014 for Miami (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Miami - Week of 2/02/2014Now Playing Onstage in Miami - Week of 2/02/2014
by BWW - Feb 2, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/02/2014 for Miami (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Miami - Week of 2/16/2014Now Playing Onstage in Miami - Week of 2/16/2014
by BWW - Feb 16, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/16/2014 for Miami (more...)

Aurora Theatre Company Extends GIDION'S KNOT Through 3/9Aurora Theatre Company Extends GIDION'S KNOT Through 3/9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2014

Aurora Theatre Company announces that it will add an additional 7 performances of its current hit production of Johnna Adams' incendiary GIDION'S KNOT. GIDION'S KNOT, directed by Jon Tracy (The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity) and featuring Jamie Jones (Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance) and Stacy Ross (Wilder Times), plays at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley now through March 9 (added performances: Tuesday, March 4, 7pm; Wednesday, March 5, 8pm; Thursday, March 6, 8pm; Friday, March 7, 8pm; Saturday, March 8, 8pm; Sunday, March 9, 2pm and 7pm). For tickets ($32-50) and information the public can call (510) 843-4822 or visit auroratheatre.org. For mature audiences. (more...)

Ustinov Studio, Theatre Royal Bath Autumn Announces Casting for 2014 SeasonUstinov Studio, Theatre Royal Bath Autumn Announces Casting for 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

Ustinov Studio, Theatre Royal Bath Autumn has announced casting for there 2014 season, including the three black comedies, including 'Play Strindberg,' 'The Father,' and 'Exit The King.' (more...)

4th Annual Communal Spaces Festival Moves to Brooklyn4th Annual Communal Spaces Festival Moves to Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Now in its fourth year, The Communal Spaces Festival will premiere eight new short plays inspired by and performed in community gardens in Bedford-Stuyvesant and Clinton Hill, Brooklyn. The festival will take place on the last weekend in August and the first two weekends in September. Previous festivals have included site specific performances in community gardens on the Lower East Side, East Village, Upper West Side and Harlem. In the past four years 27 new works have been presented. This year's titles include Washougal My Heart, COMPETE ME and ALTHEA THE GARDEN CANTATA. (more...)

Geva Closes 2013-14 Mainstage Season with Neil Simon's THE ODD COUPLE, 4/22-5/18Geva Closes 2013-14 Mainstage Season with Neil Simon's THE ODD COUPLE, 4/22-5/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

Geva Theatre Center' 41st Mainstage Season concludes with Neil Simon's The Odd Couple. Directed by John Miller-Stephany, and with a cast led by Tony Award- winner Michael McGrath and Broadway veteran Noah Racey, this classic comedy begins performances on April 22 and runs in the Elaine P. Wilson Mainstage through May 18. (more...)

Charles Grodin to Detail Journey Through Showbiz at Ridgefield Playhouse, 4/12Charles Grodin to Detail Journey Through Showbiz at Ridgefield Playhouse, 4/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

There's a Hollywood great in our midst. Famous for his many starring roles including his defining performance along side Robert De Niro in the 1988 classic Midnight Run, Charles Grodin is the recipient of Emmy and Golden Globe Awards alike. A resident of Wilton, CT and a stellar member of the entertainment industry for more than 50 years, Grodin has a lot of wisdom and humor to share about his career as a celebrated actor, comedian, author and talk show host. He is also a natural storyteller who will share his journey through Hollywood on Saturday, April 12, at 7:30 p.m. The Connecticut Press Club is giving Charles Grodin the Mark Twain award for humor. Ironically, Charles Grodin was born twenty five years to the day after Mark Twain passed away. Other film credits include Rosemary's Baby, Clifford, Beethoven, The Heartbreak Kid, Catch-22, Heaven Can Wait, Taking Care of Business, Seems Like Old Times, The Great Muppet Caper, The Woman in Red, The Lonely Guy, Ishtar The Couch Trip and more. Ticket holders will enjoy a special $45 prix-fixe menu at Bernard's (20 West Lane, Ridgefield), or a free glass of wine with dinner, the day of this event when tickets are presented; reservations suggested. This event is part of The Ridgefield Magazine Broadway & Cabaret Series. (more...)

National Theatre Live to Broadcast MEDEA, Starring Helen McCrory, Sept 4National Theatre Live to Broadcast MEDEA, Starring Helen McCrory, Sept 4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE has announced an international broadcast of the National Theatre of Great Britain's production of Euripides' Greek tragedy MEDEA, in a new version by Ben Power, directed by Carrie Cracknell and starring Helen McCrory in the title role. The production will be broadcast live from the National's Olivier Theatre on Thursday September 4 2014, with varying dates internationally and encore screenings to follow. (more...)

Charles Grodin Comes to Ridgefield Playhouse TonightCharles Grodin Comes to Ridgefield Playhouse Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2014

Charles Grodin, Emmy and Golden Globe Award winning actor, comedian, author, and former talk show host has been in the entertainment business for more than 50 years and has seen it all. From his parts in films such as Roman Polanski's Rosemary's Baby and The Heartbreak Kid, Catch-22, Midnight Run, Heaven Can Wait, Taking Care of Business, Seems Like Old Times, The Great Muppet Caper, The Woman in Red, The Lonely Guy, Ishtar The Couch Trip and more, Grodin has a rich treasure trove of material. In this special event at The Ridgefield Playhouse today, April 12, at 7:30 p.m., he will take the audience on a comedic roller coaster ride as he shares stories about his career and life in Hollywood. Grodin is probably best known for his role alongside Robert De Niro in the 1988 classic, Midnight Run. This event is part of The Ridgefield Magazine Broadway & Cabaret Series. (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...)

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