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Pristine Playhouse to Present Stephanie Ogeleza's BONAFIDE 2013, 11/1-3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2013

Bonafide 2013 is created by Stephanie Ogeleza and Produced by Pristine Playhouse and will run November 1, 2 & 3, 2013. (more...)

Bobby Cannavale, Richard Kind & More Set for Labyrinth Theater Company's CELEBRITY CHARADES Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2013

LAByrinth Theater Company, the award-winning, downtown ensemble, will welcome a slew of high-profile stars for this year's signature annual benefit Celebrity Charades 2013: Disco Fever, which takes place tonight, Monday, October 28, 2013, at Capitale (130 Bowery). (more...)

Bobby Cannavale, Richard Kind & More Set for Labyrinth Theater Company's CELEBRITY CHARADES, 10/28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2013

Labyrinth Theater Company (Artistic Director, Mimi O'Donnell, and Managing Director, Danny Feldman), the award-winning, downtown ensemble, has announced its lineup of players for this year's signature annual benefit Celebrity Charades 2013: Disco Fever, which will take place on Monday, October 28, 2013, at Capitale (130 Bowery). (more...)

THE LYONS to Play Round House Theatre, 11/27-12/22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2013

Round House Theatre's 2013/14 season reaches its halfway point with the DC area premiere of Nicky Silver's The Lyons. John Vreeke directs this hit comedy, which runs November 27 thru December 22 at Round House Theatre Bethesda. Opening night is Monday, December 2, 2013. (more...)

Alexander Fraser & Robyn Goodman Named Producing Director, Executive Director of Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2013

Bucks County Playhouse has announced today that the Playhouse has selected Alexander Fraser and Robyn Goodman to assume the leadership roles of Producing Director and Executive Producer, respectively. They will be replacing outgoing Producing Director Jed Bernstein, who announced earlier this year he will be joining Lincoln Center For The Performing Arts as its next President. Fraser and Goodman will begin their duties at the Playhouse in January of 2014. (more...)

THE LYONS Plays Round House Theatre, Now thru 12/22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2013

Round House Theatre's 2013/14 season reaches its halfway point with the DC area premiere of Nicky Silver's The Lyons. John Vreeke directs this hit comedy, which runs tonight, November 27 thru December 22 at Round House Theatre Bethesda. Opening night is Monday, December 2, 2013. (more...)

Pristine Playhouse Presents Stephanie Ogeleza's BONAFIDE 2013, Now thru 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2013

Bonafide 2013 is created by Stephanie Ogeleza and Produced by Pristine Playhouse and will run tonight, November 1 and November 2 & 3, 2013. (more...)

Stark Naked Theatre Rounds Out Third Season with Shakespeare's THE WINTER'S TALE, Now thru 5/16
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2014

Stark Naked Theatre Company concludes its third season with a compelling production of one of William Shakespeare's most fascinating plays, The Winter's Tale. Directed by acclaimed Houston actor/director Philip Lehl, The Winter's Tale opens tonight, May 2nd and runs through May 16th at STUDIO 101. (more...)

A LITTLE TOUCH OF COWARD IN THE NIGHT Comes to the Met Room, 6/21
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

SuzBo Entertainment Inc. presents 'A Little Touch of Coward in the Night', the Words and Music of NOL COWARD. Starring Suzanne Petri and John Eskola with director Bob Breuler and musical director Bob Moreen. (more...)

First Look - Late Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman Stars in HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY Part I
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

Lionsgate has released one of the first images of late actor Philip Seymour Hoffman in THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY - Part 1. (more...)

Lookingglass Extends 'IN THE GARDEN' Through 6/29
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

Lookingglass Theatre Company announces an extension of In the Garden: A Darwinian Love Story, the World-Premiere production by Artistic Associate Sara Gmitter and directed by Jessica Thebus. The show now runs through Sunday, June 29, 2014. The two-week extension goes on sale to the public on Thursday, May 15, 2014. In the Garden runs at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. (more...)

Jeffrey Bean, Melissa Pritchett and More Set for Alley Theatre's COMMUNICATING DOORS; Cast & Creative Team Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2014

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for Alan Ayckbourn's science fiction comedy Communicating Doors. Eleven plays penned by Alan Ayckbourn have been produced by the Alley, including the American premiere of Henceforward, directed by Ayckbourn, in 1987 and House & Garden in 2002. Alan Ayckbourn has been inducted into the American Theatre's Hall of Fame, received the 2010 Critics' Circle Award for Services to the Arts, became the first British playwright to receive both Olivier and Tony Special Lifetime Achievement Awards and was knighted in 1997 for services to the theatre. (more...)

Sara Gmitter's IN THE GARDEN: A DARWINIAN LOVE STORY to Make World Premiere at Lookingglass Theatre, 4/16-6/15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2014

Continuing its 26th Season, Lookingglass Theatre Company presents the World Premiere of In the Garden: A Darwinian Love Story, by Artistic Associate Sara Gmitter and directed by Jessica Thebus. In the Garden runs April 16 - June 15, 2014 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. The Press Opening is Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.. (more...)

Stark Naked Theatre to Round Out Third Season with Shakespeare's THE WINTER'S TALE, 5/2-16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

Stark Naked Theatre Company concludes its third season with a compelling production of one of William Shakespeare's most fascinating plays, The Winter's Tale. Directed by acclaimed Houston actor/director Philip Lehl, The Winter's Tale opens on May 2nd and runs through May 16th at STUDIO 101. (more...)

'A Little Piece of a Great Big Soul' Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's OF MICE AND MEN, Beginning Tomorrow!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 18, 2014

Directed by Tony Award-winner Anna D. Shapiro, the new Broadway production of Of Mice and Men begins performances tomorrow, Wednesday, March 19, 2014 and will officially open on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the full company, plus watch interviews with the cast and get a sneak peek at the play below! (more...)

Atlantic Theater Company to Stage World Premiere of Stephen Adly Guirgis' BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY, Begin. 7/10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2014

Atlantic Theater Company will present the world premiere production of Stephen Adly Guirgis' play BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY, directed by Austin Pendleton and starring Victor Almanzar, Elizabeth Canavan, Rosal Colon, Liza Colon-Zayas, Tony Award nominee Stephen McKinley Henderson, Michael Rispoli, and Ray Anthony Thomas. The production begins previews Thursday, July 10 and will open Thursday, July 31 for a limited engagement through Saturday, August 16, 2014 off-Broadway at Atlantic's main stage Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20th Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Stephen Adly Guirgis' BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY at the Atlantic
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

Atlantic Theater Company presents the world premiere production of Stephen Adly Guirgis' play BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY, directed by Austin Pendleton and starring Victor Almanzar, Elizabeth Canavan, Rosal Colon, Liza Colon-Zayas, Tony Award nominee Stephen McKinley Henderson, Michael Rispoli, and Ray Anthony Thomas. The production begins previews Thursday, July 10 and will open Thursday, July 31 for a limited engagement through Saturday, August 16, 2014 off-Broadway at Atlantic's main stage Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20th Street). Get a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

Dominique Fishback Presents SUBVERTED, 7/2-14
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

'Subverted is an explosive solo show by Dominque Fishback, a talented and dynamic new voice on the theatre scene.' -Lynn Nottage (more...)

Labyrinth Theater Company Announces 2014-2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Labyrinth Theater Company (Artistic Director Mimi O'Donnell, Managing Director Danny Feldman), the award-winning, downtown ensemble, today announced its 2014-2015 season, including A Sucker Emcee, written and performed by Craig muMs Grant, The Insurgents, a new play by Lucy Thurber, and Nice Girl, written by Melissa Ross. All work will be presented at the Bank Street Theater (155 Bank Street), Labyrinth Theater Company's home in New York City's West Village. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Stephen McKinley Henderson and More in Atlantic Theater's BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Atlantic Theater Company presents the world premiere production of Stephen Adly Guirgis' play BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY, directed by Austin Pendleton and starring Victor Almanzar, Elizabeth Canavan, Rosal Colon, Liza Colon-Zayas, Tony Award nominee Stephen McKinley Henderson, Michael Rispoli, and Ray Anthony Thomas. The production is currently in previews and will open Thursday, July 31 for a limited engagement through Saturday, August 16, 2014off-Broadway at Atlantic's main stage Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20th Street). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Atlantic Theater Company's World Premiere Production of Stephen Adly Guirgis' BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

Atlantic Theater Company presents the world premiere production of Stephen Adly Guirgis' play BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY, directed by Austin Pendleton and starring Victor Almanzar, Elizabeth Canavan, Rosal Colon, Liza Colon-Zayas, Tony Award nominee Stephen McKinley Henderson, Michael Rispoli, and Ray Anthony Thomas. The production begins previews tonight, July 10 and will open Thursday, July 31 for a limited engagement through Saturday, August 16, 2014 off-Broadway at Atlantic's main stage Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20th Street). (more...)

Billy Hayes' RIDING THE MIDNIGHT EXPRESS to Open 2/5 at St. Luke's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2014

First he wrote the best-selling book. Then came the Oscar-winning movie. Now Billy Hayes comes to the New York stage with his powerful one-man show, RIDING THE MIDNIGHT EXPRESS with BILLY HAYES, directed by John Gould Rubin. (more...)

Broadway Producer Michael Filerman Dies at 76
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2014

Highly acclaimed television and Broadway producer Michael Filerman passed away last night in Los Angeles after a battle with cancer, BroadwayWorld has confirmed. He was 76 years old. (more...)

FAITH HEALER and THE GOOD THIEF Set for Stark Naked Theatre's Third Season, Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2014

Stark Naked Theatre Company has announced its upcoming productions as well as the theatre's 2nd annual New Year's Eve Gala. (more...)

Players Club of Swarthmore to Present OUR LADY OF 121ST STREET, Begin. 1/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2014

Our Lady of 121st Street, by Steven Adly Guirgis, opens on Second Stage at the Players Club of Swarthmore on Friday, January 24th, directed by Bridget Dougherty. (more...)

World Premiere of COUNTY LINE Opens Tonight at Performance Network Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

From tonight, January 16 through February 16 Performance Network Theatre presents the world premiere of the 2013 National New Play Network Showcase Selection and Edgerton Award-Winning inspiring drama 'County Line' by David Wells, who made his Performance Network debut in last season's audience favorite comedy, 'Brill'. He is a University of Michigan Alumnus and one of Michigan's most popular emerging playwrights. 'County Line', directed by David Wolber, is a coming-of-age story set in rural Kansas and explores the challenges young adults may face in foster homes, the lasting effects these memories can have on a person, and how 17-year-old Lois is able to overcome anything that is thrown her way.by David Wolber, is a coming-of-age story set in rural Kansas and explores the challenges young adults may face in foster homes, the lasting effects these memories can have on a person, and how 17-year-old Lois is able to overcome anything that is thrown her way. (more...)

Geva Theatre Center to Dim Lights in Honor of Philip Seymour Hoffman Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2014

Geva Theatre Center will join with the Broadway community this evening in dimming its marquee lights at 7:45pm for 1-minute in tribute to Philip Seymour Hoffman. (more...)

Arrests Made in Connection with Death of Philip Seymour Hoffman
by Movies News Desk - Feb 5, 2014

Three men and one woman were arrested in Lower Manhattan on Tuesday, February 4th, in connection with the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman. (more...)

Philip Seymour Hoffman Autopsy Returns 'Inconclusive' Results; Further Testing to Be Done
by Movies News Desk - Feb 5, 2014

An autopsy conducted on the body of late actor Philip Seymour Hoffman has returned inconclusive. (more...)

Billy Hayes' RIDING THE MIDNIGHT EXPRESS Opens Tonight at St. Luke's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2014

First he wrote the best-selling book. Then came the Oscar-winning movie. Now Billy Hayes comes to the New York stage with his powerful one-man show, RIDING THE MIDNIGHT EXPRESS with BILLY HAYES, directed by John Gould Rubin. (more...)

BWW Photo Special: Remembering Phillip Seymour Hoffman
by Walter McBride - Feb 3, 2014

As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday, Oscar, Tony and multi-award winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead from suspected drug overdose on Sunday afternoon at his apartment in Manhattan's West Village. Beloved by audiences, and colleagues, we are sad to bring you more photos from throughout his career. (more...)

Philip Seymour Hoffman Autopsy Set for Today
by Movies News Desk - Feb 3, 2014

An autopsy of Academy Award winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who was found dead on Sunday, February 2 of an apparent drug overdose, is set to take place today by the New York medical examiner's office. (more...)

Autopsy Reveals Philip Seymour Hoffman Died From Toxic Mix of Drugs
by Movies News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

The Hollywood Reporter writes that the New York City medical examiner's office has determined Philip Seymour Hoffman died from 'accidental acute mixed drug intoxication, including heroin, cocaine, benzodiazepines and amphetamine'. (more...)

Phillip Seymour Hoffman's Friend David Bar Katz Uses Libel Suit Settlement to Create Foundation, Award in His Honor
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

When Phillip Seymour Hoffman's friend, playwright David Bar Katz, saw a story by The National Enquirer claiming he and Hoffman had been 'lovers who had freebased cocaine the night before his death, and said Mr. Katz claimed to have seen him using heroin many times', he immediately filed a libel suit. After two days, The Enquirer had withdrawn the article and apologized. But Katz's settlement included much more. (more...)

Breaking News: Oscar and Tony-Winning Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman Found Dead at Age 46
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2014

First reported by the Wall Street Journal, Oscar, Tony and multi-award winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead on Sunday afternoon, at his apartment at 35 Bethune Street, in Manhattan's West Village. According to police reports, the initial cause of death is believed to have been a drug overdose; and Hoffman had been admitted to rehab last year for herion abuse. (more...)

BWW Photo Special: Philip Seymour Hoffman
by BWW Special Coverage - Feb 2, 2014

Very sad news today in the theatre world: Oscar, Tony and multi-award winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead from suspected drug overdose on Sunday afternoon at his apartment in Manhattan's West Village. Beloved by audiences, and colleagues, we are sad to present a photo flashback of BroadwayWorld.com's 10 years of photo coverage of this one of a kind talent. (more...)

Fellow Actors, Colleagues Remember Philip Seymour Hoffman
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2014

Very sad news today in the theatre world: Oscar, Tony and multi-award winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead from suspected drug overdose on Sunday afternoon at his apartment in Manhattan's West Village. Scroll down for Tweets from fellow actors and colleagues celebrating his talent and memory. (more...)

Labyrinth Theater Company Remembers Former Artistic Director Philip Seymour Hoffman
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2014

Very sad news today in the theatre world: Oscar, Tony and multi-award winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead from suspected drug overdose on Sunday afternoon at his apartment in Manhattan's West Village. NYC's Labyrinth Theater Company has released the following statement on his passing. (more...)

Lionsgate Comments on Philip Seymour Hoffman's Passing; MOCKINGJAY Mostly Filmed
by Movies News Desk - Feb 2, 2014

Very sad news today in the entertainment world: Oscar, Tony and multi-award winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead from suspected drug overdose on Sunday afternoon at his apartment in Manhattan's West Village. Lionsgate released a statement today on the passing of Oscar-winner Philip Seymour Hoffman. (more...)

Steve Coogan, Naomie Harris Tribute Philip Seymour Hoffman at 2014 London Critics' Circle Film Awards; 12 YEARS A SLAVE Takes Top Honor
by Movies News Desk - Feb 2, 2014

According to the Daily Mail, actor Steve Coogan took a moment at this evening's London Critics' Circle Film Awards to pay tribute to Philip Seymour Hoffman, who passed away Sunday afternoon from a suspected drug overdose in his apartment in Manhattan's West Village. (more...)

Labyrinth Theater Company Extends SUNSET BABY Through 12/15
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2013

Labyrinth Theater Company (Artistic Director Mimi O'Donnell, Managing Director Danny Feldman), the award-winning, downtown ensemble, announced today Sunset Baby, written by Dominique Morisseau, has extended its run at the Bank Street Theater (155 Bank Street), by popular demand. Sunset Baby, originally scheduled to run through December 6, 2013, will now play its final performance on December 15, 2013. (more...)

World Premiere of COUNTY LINE to Open 1/16 at Performance Network Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2013

From January 16 through February 16 Performance Network Theatre presents the world premiere of the 2013 National New Play Network Showcase Selection and Edgerton Award-Winning inspiring drama 'County Line' by David Wells, who made his Performance Network debut in last season's audience favorite comedy, 'Brill'. He is a University of Michigan Alumnus and one of Michigan's most popular emerging playwrights. 'County Line', directed by David Wolber, is a coming-of-age story set in rural Kansas and explores the challenges young adults may face in foster homes, the lasting effects these memories can have on a person, and how 17-year-old Lois is able to overcome anything that is thrown her way. (more...)

RIDING THE MIDNIGHT EXPRESS with Billy Hayes Set for Limited Run at St. Luke's Theatre, 1/22-3/23
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2013

NOW Billy Hayes comes to the New York stage with his powerful one-man show, RIDING THE MIDNIGHT EXPRESS with BILLY HAYES, directed by John Gould Rubin. (more...)

Baz Luhrmann Teams with Playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis for Hip-Hop TV Drama
by TV News Desk - Dec 13, 2013

Vulture reports that Baz Luhrmann will make his first foray into television with the help of playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis (The Motherf**ker with the Hat) and producer Shawn Ryan (The Shield). (more...)

FAITH HEALER and THE GOOD THIEF Set for Stark Naked Theatre's Third Season, Beg. 1/24
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2013

Stark Naked Theatre Company has announced its upcoming productions as well as the theatre's 2nd annual New Year's Eve Gala. (more...)

Jeffrey Bean, Melissa Pritchett and More Set for Alley Theatre's COMMUNICATING DOORS, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for Alan Ayckbourn's science fiction comedy Communicating Doors. Eleven plays penned by Alan Ayckbourn have been produced by the Alley, including the American premiere of Henceforward, directed by Ayckbourn, in 1987 and House & Garden in 2002. Alan Ayckbourn has been inducted into the American Theatre's Hall of Fame, received the 2010 Critics' Circle Award for Services to the Arts, became the first British playwright to receive both Olivier and Tony Special Lifetime Achievement Awards and was knighted in 1997 for services to the theatre. (more...)

A.C.T. Sets Spring 2014 Repertory: OUR LADY OF 121ST STREET, THE GIRL FROM MAXIM'S & TEACH FOR AMERICA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

American Conservatory Theater announced today the Spring 2014 Repertory featuring students from A.C.T.'s acclaimed Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) Program, as well as a coproduction featuring students from A.C.T.'s Young Conservatory (YC) Program. The three works in repertory this May are Stephen Adly Guirgis' scorching comedy, Our Lady of 121st Street; Georges Feydeau's madcap farce The Girl from Maxim's; and Rob Ackerman's hilarious and heartbreaking Teach for America. Tickets for each performance are $20 and are available online at www.act-sf.org or by calling the A.C.T. Box Office at 415.749.2228. Two and three-show packages are available. Pick any two shows for $30 (a savings of $10) or purchase all three shows for $40 (a savings of $20). Packages are available for purchase by visiting https://tickets.act-sf.org/online/ (select M.F.A. Program Spring Repertory Package). (more...)

Sara Gmitter's IN THE GARDEN: A DARWINIAN LOVE STORY Makes World Premiere at Lookingglass Theatre, Now thru 6/15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Continuing its 26th Season, Lookingglass Theatre Company presents the World Premiere of In the Garden: A Darwinian Love Story, by Artistic Associate Sara Gmitter and directed by Jessica Thebus. In the Garden runs today, April 16 - June 15, 2014 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. The Press Opening is Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch One of Philip Seymour Hoffman's Final Performances - A MOST WANTED MAN
by Movies News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

The domestic trailer for director Anton Corbijn's adaptation of John le Carre's A MOST WANTED MAN has been released. (more...)

Brandon and Jason Dirden Join TOPDOG/UNDERDOG, Original Cast of RUINED and More Set for Labyrinth's PULITZER FEST; Full Lineup!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2014

Labyrinth Theater Company, the award-winning, downtown ensemble, announced today the final additions to the lineup for Pulitzer Fest, a festival of play readings celebrating Pulitzer Prize-winning plays, featuring Labyrinth Theater Company Members and Guest Artists. Five plays will be presented over the course of one week, followed by additional free play readings on the weekend, including Harvey, How I Learned to Drive, They Knew What They Wanted, and more. Full schedule is below. (more...)

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