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Seth Bisen-Hersh and Mark Childers' LOVE QUIRKS to Begin 9/11 at Theatre 54
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

Love Quirks, a unique new musical by Seth Bisen-Hersh and Mark Childers about four young adults exploring various types of relationships in NYC, will be playing a limited three week run midtown at Theatre 54 (244 W 54th Street, 12 Floor) with previews beginning on Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 8PM. The show will have its official opening on Friday, September 19, 2014 at 8PM and will run through Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 3PM. (more...)

Tickets to BEYOND GLORY at the Orpheum, Starring Stephen Lang, Now On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

Following a celebrated run on Broadway and in Chicago, BEYOND GLORY, starring Stephen Lang, will perform for one night only at the Orpheum Theatre on Saturday, November 22nd. This brilliant One-Man Show presents the stories of eight veterans from World War II, Korea and Vietnam, rendering firsthand accounts of valor that resulted in the nation's highest military award, the Medal of Honor. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 9/8/2014
by - Sep 8, 2014

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 9/8/2014. (more...)

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts to Present A BRONX TALE with Chazz Palminteri, 11/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 60th Anniversary Season with Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri, who brings his acclaimed one-man play, A Bronx Tale, to Brooklyn on Sunday, November 23, 2014 at 3pm. Tickets for this one-night-only event are $30-$40 and can be purchased at BrooklynCenter.org or by calling the Brooklyn Center box office at 718-951-4500 (Tues-Sat, 1pm-6pm). (more...)

BWW Interviews: Chase Padgett Kicks It Up in NASHVILLE HURRICANE
by Jenny Taylor Moodie - Sep 6, 2014

BWW Interviews: Chase Padgett Kicks It Up in NASHVILLE HURRICANE (more...)

Huntington Announces Special Events to Accompany GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER, Beg. 9/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

In conjunction with its upcoming production the compelling family comedy Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, Huntington Theatre Company will host a number of special events and post-show conversations. (more...)

Chita Rivera, Jessie Mueller & More Set for Broadway at Birdland this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced the Season lineup for Broadway at Birdland, featuring Chita Rivera, Jessie Mueller, Rosie O'Donnell, James Snyder, Andrew Lippa, Jim Caruso, Trevor McQueen and more! (more...)

Matthew LaBanca's GOOD ENOUGH to Make World Premiere This Fall at Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

Good Enough comes to NYC's Theatre Row for three performances this fall: September 22, October 5, and October 7. Written and performed by Broadway actor Matthew LaBanca, and directed by Kira Simring, Good Enough is a current Bestseller in the United Solo Theatre Festival. (more...)

AN ILIAD, 'VANYA AND SONIA' and More Set for Perseverance Theatre's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Perseverance Theatre, which produces professional theatre by and for Alaskans in both Juneau and Anchorage, has announced its slate of plays for 2014-2015. With five productions in Juneau and Anchorage, Perseverance continues its commitment to statewide programming and expanding its community of audience and artisans. The season opens with An Iliad September 5 - 28 in Juneau while Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike plays in Anchorage September 12 - 21. (more...)

Robin Williams Daughter Returns to Twitter to Share Fierstein's Anti-Bullying Quote
by TV News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Zelda Williams has returned to Twitter after quitting the social media site days after the death of her father Robin Williams. (more...)

Steve Solomon to Perform at The Grand 1894 Opera House, 10/11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

On Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 8 pm, author/performer Steve Solomon returns to The Grand 1894 Opera House with his latest laugh-out-loud, One-Man Show, Cannoli, Latkes & Guilt…The Therapy Continues. (more...)

Robert Llewellyn, THE SHIPWRECKED HOUSE and More Set for Canada Water Culture Space, Autumn 2014
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Canada Water Culture Space, the intimate theatre hidden amongst the books of Canada Water Library, will be full to the brim with a cracking programme of new ideas, theatre, comedy, music and shows for all the family. (more...)

Scott Thompson's TRIGGER WARNING Comes to Joe's Pub, 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

"Trigger Warning" is a new One-Man Show written and performed by Scott Thompson in his latest attempt to advance his career. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch New Trailer for A SUCKER EMCEE
by Stage Tube - Sep 19, 2014

Labyrinth Theater Company's A Sucker Emcee is written and performed by Craig muMs Grant and featuresworld-renowned DJ, Rich Medina, with direction by Jenny Koons.The production will begin its run at the Bank Street Theater on September 10, with an official opening night set for September 23, 2014. The company just released a new trailer for the show - check it out below! (more...)

MARK TWAIN TONIGHT! Set for State Theatre, 10/16
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Legendary actor Hal Holbrook began performing as Mark Twain in 1954, making 2014 the 60th consecutive year for his remarkable One-Man Show. Holbrook brings the treasured scribe to life in Mark Twain Tonight! at the State Theatre on Thursday, October 16th. (more...)

BWW interviews: Director LEE SANKOWICH Discusses LOW HANGING FRUIT
by Don Grigware - Sep 19, 2014

After serving sixteen years as Artistic Director of the Marin Theatre Company, Lee Sankowich resigned in 2006 to return to producing and directing independently. Among the forty five plays he directed at Marin, there were two Estate sanctioned world premieres of previously unproduced Tennessee Williams' plays. His career began with a jump start with his successful productions of ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOOS' NEST which ran for two and a half years in New York, five and a half years in San Francisco, a year and a half in Boston, and in Israel. Since then he has worked in Regional Theatres across the country including Baltimore Center Stage, The Mark Taper Forum, South Coast Rep, Florida Stage, Geva, Jewish Repertory Theatre, City Theatre, Center Rep, San (more...)

James Snyder, Dave Liebman Band & More Set for Birdland, Week of 9/29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for September 29 - October 5, featuring Dave Liebman Big Band, If/Then's James Snyder, Kurt Elling, Jay Leonhart Duo, and more! (more...)

Rachel Ticotin Set for THE LIFE + DEATH OF KENYON PHILLIPS, 10/24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Kenyon Phillips has announced that Rachel Ticotin (Man On Fire, Total Recall, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants) and Brad Calcaterra, owner and creative director of THE STUDIO in New York City, will perform the roles of his mother and father. (more...)

Scott Thompson Will Bring TRIGGER WARNING to Joe's Pub on 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

"Trigger Warning" is a new One-Man Show written and performed by Scott Thompson in his latest attempt to advance his career. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Jerry Lewis to Play Paramount's Aurora Theatre, 10/26
by Stage Tube - Sep 18, 2014

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John Leguizamo, Nick Sandow and Merritt Wever Board MEADOWLAND
by Movies News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

John Leguizamo, Nick Sandow and Merritt Wever have joined the cast of the Bron Studios drama MEADOWLAND. The film also stars Olivia Wilde, Luke Wilson, Elisabeth Moss, Giovanni Ribisi, Ty Simpkins, Scott Mescudi (aka Kid Cudi), Mark Feuerstein, Kevin Corrigan and Juno Temple. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Tony Winner Bryan Cranston Brings His Love of Baseball to the Stage in New Commercial for MLB!
by Stage Tube - Sep 17, 2014

Stage and screen star Bryan Cranston stars in a new MLB commercial for TBS, in which he 'previews' his One-Man Show version of the post season. Check out his hilarious tribute to baseball below! (more...)

Chazz Palminteri to Bring A BRONX TALE to MPAC, 10/17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Chazz Palminteri stars in 'A Bronx Tale,' his acclaimed One-Man Show that launched him to fame, at the Mayo Performing Arts Center, Friday, October 17 at 8 pm. Tickets are $49-69. (more...)

Larry Cedar, David Melville and Armin Shimerman to Star in 'THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO...' at the Geffen This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

The Geffen Playhouse announces its production of The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord. 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). Discord begins previews on October 7 with the press opening on October 15. The closing date is currently scheduled for November 16. (more...)

CUT! to Play United Solo Theatre Festival, 10/18
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

CUT! written by MICHAEL ALMAZ Crosswords Productions in Association with Universal Arts present CUT! at Theatre Row, 410 West 42nd Street, New York CityPerformance: 2pm Saturday October 18th 2014 Tickets: $19.25 (more...)

Scott Thompson, Roseanna Vitro, Michael Shannon and More Set for Joe's Pub thru 9/28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its performances, September 17 through the 28th. Details below! (more...)

Alan Safier to Star in SAY GOODNIGHT GRACIE at Queens Theatre, 9/27-28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Queens Theatre will present the Tony-nominated play Say Goodnight Gracie, starring Alan Safier as George Burns, written by Rupert Holmes (The Mystery of Edwin Drood) and directed by Michael White. The show will be at Queens Theatre (14 United Nations Avenue South, Flushing Meadows Corona Park) on Saturday, September 27 at 2pm & 8pm and on Sunday, September 28 at 3pm. Join Rupert Holmes, Alan Safier, and Moderator WABC's Sandy Kenyon for a lively talk-back after the 3pm performance on Sunday, September 28. (more...)

Jay Sullivan, Jeffrey Bean and James Black to Lead DRACULA at the Alley Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for Dracula, the Original Vampire Play, the second production in the 'Alley Theatre @ UH' season. Featuring iconic costume and set designs by Edward Gorey, the Alley's production is based on the original 1927 adaptation of the classic thriller that marvelously balances the menace of the horror tale with sophisticated satire. (more...)

THE DISAPPEARING QUARTERBACK Returns for an Encore Performance at Plays & Players
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

As football season kicks into full swing, former Pro Bowl Philadelphia Eagle Mike Boryla returns to Plays & Players, to remount his hit January World Premiere, The Disappearing Quarterback, recalling the glory of his playing days and the complex aftermath of concussions for himself and his teammates. A play for football fanatics and novices alike, the one man show runs nearly 75 minutes with performances September 20-27 at Plays & Players Theatre, 1714 Delancey Place. (more...)

Chita Rivera, Barbara Carroll & More Set for Birdland in October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its October 2014 schedule, featuring Chita Rivera, Dave Leibman Big Band, Miss Coco Peru, Benny Green Trio, Kenny Baron and Dave Holland, Barbara Carroll, Ron Carter Nonet, Jane Monheit's Jazz Party, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 9/15/2014
by - Sep 15, 2014

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 9/15/2014. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Audiences Love ARTHUR DUNCAN at the Monroe Forum Theatre of the El Portal
by Don Grigware - Sep 15, 2014

What a joy-filled experience to see tap legend Arthur Duncan live onstage in his one man show One More Time! at the El Portal when he performed five shows September 12 - 14 in the Monroe Forum Theatre! Duncan was the first African American performer to do a regular TV gig - for 18 years in fact - on The Lawrence Welk Show. His legendary tapping has been seen all over the world from Australia to Egypt to Yugoslavia and on various TV shows such as Diagnosis Murder dancing with Dick Van Dyke and on the big screen in Tap with Sammy Davis Jr. and Gregory Hines. (more...)

TCG Sets Fox Foundation Resident Actor Fellowships 9th Round Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

The William & Eva Fox Foundation and Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, have announced the ninth round of Fox Foundation Resident Actor Fellowships recipients. The program is designed to support actors' professional and artistic development, to enrich relationships between actors and nonprofit theatres and to ensure continued professional commitment to live theatre. Funded by the Fox Foundation and administered by TCG, the fellowship is one of only a few programs of its kind for actors in the country. (more...)

THINGS THAT GO BUMP IN THE NIGHT Storyteller to Weave Halloween Tales and Local Ghost Stories, 10/04
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2014

Hershey Area Playhouse is pleased to present Things that Go Bump in the Night, an evening of spooky storytelling featuring college professor, actor and local historian, Dr. Kevin Pry, on Saturday, October 4, 2014 at 7 p.m. (more...)

Teatro Paraguas 11th Season to Include Four Original Productions and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2014

Teatro Paraguas is pleased to announce its 11th season of Latino theater in Santa Fe, presenting six productions and two co-productions beginning in September 2014. The season includes four original productions by New Mexico playwrights. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE DEVIL IN HIS OWN WORDS
by Pamela Roberts - Sep 14, 2014

Words are indeed the star of this production as much as the Devil himself in Marcus Kyd's ambitious The Devil in His Own Words stitched together from more than 30 literary works ranging from the Quran to the Book of Revelations, from Twain to Bulgakov to C.S. Lewis. Like a patchwork, the pieces contrast vividly in tone, pace and intensity, highlighting Kyd's artistic range and strength. (more...)

13th Street Rep Launching THEATER BOYS Show and CD
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2014

It's the biggest, most ambitious undertaking in years for the historic 13th Street Repertory Theater, at 50 West 13th Street, NYC. On September 21st, they'll be launching ASCAP award-winner Chip Deffaa's new musical comedy "Theater Boys"-and also, during the run, the cast album for the show. (more...)

Theatre Raymond Kabbaz Presents West Coast Premiere of MOLIERE MALGRE MOI, 10/08
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2014

Theatre Raymond Kabbaz (TRK) is proud to present the West Coast Premiere of Moliere malgre moi (Moliere in Spite of Myself), a One-Man Show starring French actor Francis Perrin, on Wednesday, October 8, 2014. Famous for playing such characters as Scapin, Alceste, and Philinte at the Comedie Francaise, Perrin's performance will lead the audience through Moliere's life and career, linking his plays to his personal life, and presenting short sequences from Moliere's best known creations. The play will be presented in French with projected English subtitles. (more...)

Bill Cosby Returning to PPAC in June 2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

For the past fifty-two years, BILL COSBY has entertained the world with his menagerie of iconic characters, witty quips, and unmatched physical comedy. The comedic legend will return to the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) with his all new show... BILL COSBY 77.... on Friday, June 26, 2015 at 8P. (more...)

Tony Nominee & West End Star Donald Sinden Dies at Age 90
by Movies News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

British stage, film and TV actor Donald Sinden has passed away at the age of 90 after suffering from prostate cancer (more...)

SPANK! THE FIFTY SHADES PARODY Playing Aurora's Paramount Theatre Friday, 10/24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Girls, gather your book club or your martini gang, get a drink at the bar and get ready to be SPANKED! SPANK! The Fifty Shades Parody, the hilarious musical that brings all the naughty fun of the best-selling book to life, is playing the Paramount Theatre. (more...)

GROET DIE GROTMAN Launches Eastern Cape Tour Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Men won't mow the lawn. Women are always cleaning. Couldn't he rather…? Why can't she just…? Does he not…? If she would only… WAIT! Before this turns into a wrestling match, couples should consider attending a performance of GROET DIE GROTMAN! Rob Becker's highly successful comedy, DEFENDING THE CAVEMAN, presented in Afrikaans as GROET DIE GROTMAN, is back on tour and will visit the Eastern Cape one last time from 12 September! (more...)

Photo Flash Exclusive: Ben Rimalower Proves He's 'BAD WITH MONEY' in New One-Man Show
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Ben Rimalower's addiction to spending beyond his means has driven him to extreme lengths all his life. In BAD WITH MONEY he charts his sometimes hilarious, sometimes harrowing struggle to overcome his problem-or get rich trying. Written and performed by Ben Rimalower and directed by Aaron Mark, BAD WITH MONEY premiered at The Duplex on September 4, and will play through November 6. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at Rimalower's latest One-Man Show! (more...)

Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Adriane Lenox and More Star in Huntington's GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Huntington Theatre Company welcomes Julia Duffy, Tony Award winner Adriane Lenox, Boston favorite Will Lyman and Malcolm-Jamal Warner in Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, the opening production of the 2014 Best of Boston's 33rd season. This funny and poignant stage adaptation of the award-winning 1967 film opens tonight, September 10, 2014. (more...)

BE HAPPY BE MORMON Gets Second Performance at United Solo Fest
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

The Fabulous Black Sheep, Kimball Allen, gets a second performance of his bestselling Off-Broadway One-Man Show 'Be Happy Be Mormon' at United Solo Festival, NYC. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: THE LIFE + DEATH OF KENYON PHILLIPS Will Return to Joe's Pub on 10/24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

After its sold-out, world-premiere performance at Joe's Pub this past spring, Kenyon Phillips's autobiographical 90-minute rock opera, The Life + Death of Kenyon Phillips, will return to Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette St., New York, NY 10003) on Friday, October 24th, 2014, at 7:00PM. (more...)

Illusion Theater to Present JEFFREY HATCHER'S HAMLET, 10/2-25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

JEFFREY HATCHER'S HAMLET, the latest piece by Minnesota's own acclaimed playwright, was originally seen in a workshop as part of the Illusion Theater's 2013 Fresh Ink series. Last winter, it hit the road for a successful tour throughout Minnesota. Now, the One-Man Show comes full circle, back at the Illusion for its premiere and first full-run staging from October 2-25 during the theater's 40th anniversary season. In Jeffrey Hatcher's Hamlet, the year is 1967. (more...)

Dorset Theatre Festival to Present TRAVELS WITH MARK TWAIN, 9/18-20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Dorset Theatre Festival will present Travels with Mark Twain, from September 18th through the 20th at the Dorset Playhouse. Travels with Mark Twain stars Tony Award winner Ron Crawford as the renowned American author and satirist in a One-Man Show based on Twain's famous traveling lecture series, and will feature readings from some of his most beloved works including Tom Sawyer, Huck Finn and Adam and Eve. Travels re-creates Twain's lectures from a hundred years ago, his adventures as a steamboat pilot on the Mississippi, his mining days out West, the Hawaiian Islands, and his first tour of Europe along with his caustic, humorous observations (and a few tall stories). (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 9/1/2014
by - Sep 1, 2014

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 9/1/2014. (more...)

WORDLESS STORIES Set for United Solo
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2014

WORDLESS STORIES - The celebrated Romanian one-man-show premieres in the US as part of the United Solo Theatre Festival. (more...)

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