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Thrillpeddlers Extends PEARLS OVER SHANGAI Through June 28
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2014

Thrillpeddlers is excited to announce that due to great reviews, sold-out houses and popular demand, they are extending the run of Pearls Over Shanghai now thru June 28, 2014. (originally scheduled to run thru May 31, 2014.) After an astounding record-breaking 22 month run, their award-winning production of Pearls Over Shanghai, San Francisco's Longest-Running Cockettes Musical Hit is back on the Hypnodrome stage for a Fifth Anniversary Revival Production. Pearls Over Shanghai unanimously received rave reviews from critics and audiences alike, and this revival is a critic's delight all over again. It's a phenomenon that keeps on growing! Pearls Over Shanghai plays Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 8:00 pm. The Hypnodrome is located at 575 10th St., in SF. 94103. (Bryant & Division Sts.) (more...)

San Jose Rep Presents Bay Area Premiere of THE BIG MEAL, Now thru 6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

San Jose Repertory Theatre presents the Bay Area premiere of the critically-acclaimed The Big Meal, by Dan LeFranc, the 2010 New York Times Outstanding Playwright Award Winner. This razor sharp portrait of a modern American family runs today, May 8 through June 1, and is directed by Kirsten Brandt, San Jose Rep's Associate Artistic Director. (more...)

SCHOOL FOR WIVES, I AM MY OWN WIFE and More Set for New Hampshire Theatre Project's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

New Hampshire Theatre Project is proud to announce their 2014-2015 performance season, Transcending Boundaries. (more...)

Aurora Theatre Company to Present AMERICAN BUFFALO, 6/13-7/13
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

Closing Aurora Theatre Company's 22nd season is David Mamet's powerful, fast-paced drama AMERICAN BUFFALO. Tony-nominated director Barbara Damashek, who helmed Aurora Theatre Company's acclaimed productions of Fat Pig and Private Jokes, Public Places, returns to direct AMERICAN BUFFALO, featuring James Carpenter (John Gabriel Borkman, The Master Builder, The Birthday Party, The Homecoming), Paul Vincent O'Connor (Death Defying Acts, National Tour August: Osage County), and Rafael Jordan. AMERICAN BUFFALO plays June 13 through July 13 at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley. For tickets ($32-60) and information the public can call (510) 843-4822 or visit auroratheatre.org. For mature audiences. (more...)

Tongue in Cheek Theater Premieres First Full-Length New Work BUFFALO HEIGHTS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

Tongue in Cheek Theater Productions (TIC) premieres its first full-length new work, Buffalo Heights by Adam Harrell, in a two-week run tonight, May 7-17, 2014 in New York City. (more...)

The Mountain Play Association to Present 101st Season with SOUTH PACIFIC, 5/18-6/15
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2014

The Mountain Play - 'A Great Outdoor Theatre Adventure' and the San Francisco Bay Area's most magical outdoor theater experience, is proud to present the Tony Award-winning musical South Pacific directed by Linda Dunn for its 101st season in 2014. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Welles and Olivier Battle in Burbage's Superb ORSON'S SHADOW
by David De Almo - May 30, 2014

Burbage Theatre Company is proving to be a gem of a small company. Last season's "The Liar" was one of the funnier, tighter, and most professional shows I saw all of last year, and this Spring's production of "Orson's Shadow" by Austin Pendleton is every bit as good. The show is the 2nd in a shortened, 3-play season BTC is staging at the Artists' Exchange in Cranston, bookended by the recently closed "Doctor Cerberus" and the about to open "The Bald Soprano," by Eugene Ionesco. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Michael Shannon and More in TFANA's THE KILLER, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

Academy Award nominee Michael Shannon (Revolutionary Road) plays Berenger in Eugene Ionesco's The Killer in a production that also features Kristine Nielsen, Paul Sparksand Robert Stanton. The Killer is newly translated by Michael Feingold and is directed by Darko Tresnjak (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder). Last produced Off-Broadway in 1960, The Killer is the final production of Theatre for a New Audience's inaugural season at Polonsky Shakespeare Center, 262 Ashland Place. Previews began on, May 17, at 7:30pm for an opening tonight, May 29, and a scheduled run through Sunday, June 29. Below, BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of TFANA's THE KILLER, Starring Michael Shannon
by Stage Tube - May 29, 2014

Watch the video below for a sneak peek at THE KILLER by Eugène Ionesco and newly translated by Michael Feingold, directed by Darko Tresnjak and featuring Kristine Nielsen, Michael Shannon, Paul Sparks, and Robert Stanton in a company of 20 actors! The show opens June 1, and runs through June 29 at Theatre for a New Audience's Polonsky Shakespeare Center in Brooklyn. (more...)

Theatre Rhinoceros Presents WALK LIKE A MAN at The Costume Shop, Now thru 6/15
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

Theatre Rhinoceros presents WALK LIKE A MAN, written by Laurinda D. Brown (2006 Lambda Literary Award-Winner for 'Best Lesbian Erotica'). Directed by John Fisher, the Bay Area Premiere will run today, May 28 - June 15, 2014, playing Wed. - Sat. - 8:00 pm / Sun. - 3:00 pm. (more...)

People's Light & Theatre Announces New Play Commissions
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2014

People's Light is proud to announce new play commissions for Eisa Davis, Colman Domingo, Kate Fodor, Karen Hartman, Dominique Morisseau, and Kathryn Petersen. These six playwrights are the first participants in our New Play Frontiers residency program. New Play Frontiers is an initiative to conceive, develop, and produce new plays that explore our American identity through stories of deep meaning to specific populations in the five-county region that surround our theatre. (more...)

Theatre Rhinoceros to Present WALK LIKE A MAN at The Costume Shop, 5/28-6/15
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2014

Walk Like a Man is sex with an attitude for women of all ages and ethnicities. Based on characters taken from the collection of short stories, Walk Like A Man - The Play is presented in spoken word, comedic scenes and dramatic monologues that spotlight issues in the African-American lesbian community. Strap on your attitude and dive into ten different pulsating stories from women who love the way you love, living life on the edge, exploring sexuality - uninhibited. (more...)

2014 Perry-Mansfield New Works Festival to Feature Pieces by Maria Alexandria Beech, Itamar Moses & More
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2014

The 17th Annual Perry-Mansfield New Works Festival, scheduled to be held June 13 - 14, announced three theatres coming together in the Rocky Mountains to develop new works. Actors Theatre of Louisville (Kentucky), Primary Stages (New York) and South Coast Repertory (California) are confirmed for the festival that is presented under Artistic Director Andrew Leynse (Artistic Director, Primary Stages), Producer and Director of Theatre Emily Tarquin (Denver Center Theatre Company, CO) and Executive Producer Jim Steinberg. The festival is sponsored by The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust. (more...)

Plays & Players and Power Street to Present Readings of NOGALAR, TO CATCH THE LIGHTNING and DARK MATTERS, June 2014
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2014

Plays & Players continues its collaboration with Power Street Theater Company with follow-up readings of El Nogalar by Tanya Saracho, Dark Matters by Oliver Mayer and To Catch the Lightning by Carmen Rivera. These three plays, representing 30/30/2, 30/30/3 and 30/30/4, were selected from a group of finalists chosen during the 30/30/1 full day event held with local theater and Latino community leaders in March, as part of a nation-wide event. The readings hope to serve as a further contribution to the already-growing conversation about the Latina/o voice and identity in the Philadelphia theater community. (more...)

EOXYS Systems INC Releases Animal Transformer Run Game for Intel' AtomTM Tablets for Windows* 8.1
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2014

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ An exciting new optimization brings Animal Transformer Run to Intel Atom TM tablets for Windows* 8.1. Now gamers can experience this imaginative action game on their mobile devices. (more...)

Theatre for a New Audience's THE KILLER, Starring Michael Shannon, Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2014

Academy Award nominee Michael Shannon (Revolutionary Road) plays Berenger in Eugene Ionesco's The Killer in a production that also features Kristine Nielsen, Paul Sparks and Robert Stanton. The Killer is newly translated by Michael Feingold and is directed by Darko Tresnjak (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder). (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for THE KILLER with Michael Shannon and More at Theatre for a New Audience
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

Academy Award nominee Michael Shannon (Revolutionary Road) plays Berenger in Eugene Ionesco's The Killer in a production that also features Kristine Nielsen, Paul Sparks and Robert Stanton. The Killer is newly translated by Michael Feingold and is directed by Darko Tresnjak (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder). Last produced Off-Broadway in 1960, The Killer is the final production of Theatre for a New Audience's inaugural season at Polonsky Shakespeare Center, 262 Ashland Place. Previews begin Today, May 17, at 7:30pm for an opening Thursday, May 29, and a scheduled run through Sunday, June 29. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast and creative team in rehearsal below! (more...)

Tongue in Cheek Theater to Premiere First Full-Length New Work BUFFALO HEIGHTS, 5/7-17
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2014

Tongue in Cheek Theater Productions (TIC) premieres its first full-length new work, Buffalo Heights by Adam Harrell, in a two-week run May 7-17, 2014 in New York City. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Hawaii - Week of 3/30/2014
by BWW - Mar 30, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/30/2014 for Hawaii (more...)

Theatre Rhinoceros Presents THE HABIT OF ART: A VERY BRITISH COMEDY, Now thru 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

Theatre Rhinoceros presents The Habit of Art: A Very British Comedy by Alan Bennett (The History Boys) and directed by John Fisher. The production will only be in San Francisco for a limited engagement, opening tonight, March 27 and closing April 13. (more...)

Kumu Kahua Theatre Premieres COCKADOODLEDOO Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

The world premiere of Cockadoodledoo by Eric Yokomori opens at Kumu Kahua Theatre tonight, March 27, 2014. (more...)

Tony Winner Dan Fogler Joins Cast of ABC Drama SECRETS & LIES
by TV News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Tony winner Dan Fogler (Broadway's The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee) will take over a co-starring role in ABC's new midseason drama series SECRETS & LIES. (more...)

Catastrophic Theatre Presents A VERY TAMARIE CHRISTMAS. 7/18-8/30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Catastrophic Theatre presents A Very Tamarie Christmas, by Tamarie Cooper, Patrick Reynolds, and friends, from July 18 to August 30. All tickets are Pay-What-You-Can. (more...)

Photo Flash: More Photos from Bay Street Theater's TRAVESTIES Released, Now Through 7/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2014

Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce that the Tony award-winning comedy TRAVESTIES, by Tom Stoppard, is now on stage through July 20. The production is directed by Gregory Boyd. Tickets can be purchased online now at www.baystreet.org or by calling the Box Office at 631-725-9500, 11 am to Showtime. For more information about Bay Street Theater log on to www.baystreet.org. (more...)

We Remember Eli Wallach
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Jun 26, 2014

Roundabout mourns the loss of our dear friend, Eli Wallach, who passed away on June 24th at the age of 98. Eli was known to many for his huge breadth of film work, taking on character roles of all kinds over the course of his 60-year career. He was deservedly awarded an honorary Oscar for those performances in 2010. But Eli's first love was the theatre, and he returned to it over and over again in the midst of his success on screen. He was an early favorite of playwright Tennessee Williams, appearing in the original productions of both The Rose Tattoo and Camino Real. Eli was frequently paired on stage with his wife, Anne Jackson. They would play together in everything from Eugene Ionesco's Rhinoceros to Jean Ahouilh's Waltz of the Toreadors, becoming a leading couple of the American theatre. We were lucky to have Eli join the Roundabout in 1992 with his performance in Arthur Miller's The Price at the Criterion Center on Broadway. (more...)

Broadway to Dim Lights in Honor of Tony & Emmy Winner Eli Wallach, 6/27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

The Broadway community mourns the loss of renowned stage and screen actor Eli Wallach, who passed away on Tuesday at age 98. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in his memory Friday, June 27th, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. (more...)

THE HABIT OF ART - A VERY BRITISH COMEDY to Return to Theatre Rhino, 7/31-8/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

Due to popular demand and great reviews when it played in SF, 'The Habit of Art - A Very British Comedy' by Alan Bennett is coming back for a return engagement for 19 performances only, running July 31 - Aug. 23, 2014 in this exclusive Theatre Rhinoceros production in SF. Previews: Thurs., July 31 - Fri., Aug. 1, Sat. Aug. 2 (3:00 pm). (more...)

Thrillpeddlers Extend PEARLS OVER SHANGHAI for Final Time Through July 26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

After an astounding record-breaking 22 month run, their award-winning production of PEARLS OVER SHANGHAI, San Francisco's longest-running Cockettes musical hit is back on The Hypnodrome stage for a Fifth Anniversary Revival production. The show has been extended for the final time and MUST CLOSE on July 26, 2014. (more...)

The Shakespeare Theatre Presents Shaw's THE DEVIL'S DISCIPLE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey presents George Bernard Shaw's Revolutionary War dramaThe Devil's Disciple. Just in time for the Fourth of July and the 350th anniversary of New Jersey's charter, The Devil's Disciple celebrates the spirit and honor of the everyday people who fought for our nation's independence. (more...)

Inwood Shakespeare Festival 2014 Presents 15th Season of Free Theatre in Inwood Hill Park Peninsula
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

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BWW Reviews: OTSL's '27' Opens to Ovations
by Steve Callahan - Jun 18, 2014

Opera Theatre of St. Louis has just opened a new commissioned work entitled simply '27'. With music by Ricky Ian Gordon and libretto by Royce Vavrek, it brings us into the world of Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas. (more...)

12 Peers Theater Presents The World Premiere of Philip Real's CACTUS, 6/27-7/13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2014

Written by local playwright Philip Real, Cactus is a World Premiere play, produced as the final show of their third season, by 12 Peers Theater. A loose adaptation of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, Cactus moves the events to the Arizona border. Two conflicting vampire families patrol the area; one working with the United States Government to kill illegal border crossers, the other protecting them. When Ron and Julie, two seemingly teenaged vampires from the opposing families, fall in love, will it bring their families closer together, or drive them farther apart? Cactus is a play about doing whatever it takes to protect the people you care about, and the dangers that can complicate even the best intentions. (more...)

The Ustinov Studio, Bath Announces Autumn Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

The Ustinov Studio, Bath is delighted to announce its Autumn 2014 season, which will comprise three black comedies from some of the greatest names in European drama: Friedrich Durrenmatt's Play Strindberg, Florian Zeller's The Father and Eugene Ionesco's Exit the King. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 6/11/14 - ALW Visits Paige, Williams Chairs Alvin Ailey, PIECE OF MY HEART Meets the Press and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jun 11, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Radcliffe and Webber make TV appearances, Vanessa Williams oversees Alvin Ailey's Lincoln Center season kick-off, Signature's PIECE OF MY HEART meets the press and Jim Parsons stops by our SAG series! (more...)

2014-15 New Victory LabWorks Welcomes 10 New Projects from Taylor Mac, The Civilians and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

The New Victory Theater, New York City's premier theater for kids and families, announces the 2014-15 New Victory LabWorks new work development residencies. Now in its second year, the New Victory LabWorks Artist Residency Program provides rehearsal space, support and feedback for select New York artists of all disciplines who desire to create original high-quality productions for young audiences. (more...)

Adventures Cross-Country Brings 30 Years of Experience to Gap Semester Programs with Opportunities in Africa, Asia and Latin America
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

For over 30 years, Adventures Cross-Country http://www.adventurescrosscountry.com/ has been creating life-changing opportunities for high school students through the blend of adventure and service. Included in the programming are Gap Semesters for young adults who wish to take a deep breath between high school and college. (more...)

BREAKING NEWS: Kate Baldwin, Jason Danieley to Star in Broadway-Bound CAN-CAN Revival at Paper Mill; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director) is proud to open its 2014-2015 season with a Broadway-bound, world-class revival of Can-Can starring Kate Baldwin as Pistache and Jason Danieley as Aristide. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Hawaii - Week of 4/06/2014
by BWW - Apr 6, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/06/2014 for Hawaii (more...)

MST to Present JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH, 4/19-5/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

Main Street Theater presents the fantastical tale of James and the Giant Peach, based on the book by Roald Dahl. James... will play Saturdays, April 19 - May 17 at 1:00pm and 4:00pm at Main Street Theater-Chelsea Market, 4617 Montrose Boulevard in the Museum District. Ticket prices for public performances are $17 - $13. Tickets are on sale in person at the Main Street Theater Box Office at 2540 Times Blvd. in Rice Village, via phone at 713.524.6706 or online at MainStreetTheater.com. Group rates are available. (more...)

LEGOLAND' California Resort is Moving Mountains in Order to Open New LEGO' Legends of Chima Water Park on Memorial Day Weekend!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

CARLSBAD, Calif., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Who says moving mountains isn't possible? LEGOLAND California Resort took on that challenge by bringing one of the largest features of the new LEGO Legends of Chima Water Park presented by Cartoon Network to Carlsbad from Lake Elsinore. The 40-foot tall 'floating' Mt. Cavora will be featured in the new interactive Lion Temple Wave Pool, one of the new areas in the Chima Water Park opening May 24, 2014. (more...)

Oscar Nominee Michael Shannon to Lead Theatre for a New Audience's THE KILLER, Begin. 5/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

Academy Award nominee Michael Shannon (Revolutionary Road) plays Berenger in Eugene Ionesco's The Killer in a production that also features Kristine Nielsen, Paul Sparks and Robert Stanton. The Killer is newly translated by Michael Feingold and is directed by Darko Tresnjak (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder). (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for THE KILLER with Michael Shannon and More at Theatre for a New Audience
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

Academy Award nominee Michael Shannon (Revolutionary Road) plays Berenger in Eugene Ionesco's The Killer in a production that also features Kristine Nielsen, Paul Sparks and Robert Stanton. The Killer is newly translated by Michael Feingold and is directed by Darko Tresnjak (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder). Last produced Off-Broadway in 1960, The Killer is the final production of Theatre for a New Audience's inaugural season at Polonsky Shakespeare Center, 262 Ashland Place. Previews begin Saturday, May 17, at 7:30pm for an opening Thursday, May 29, and a scheduled run through Sunday, June 29. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast and creative team in rehearsal below! (more...)

Oscar Nominee Michael Shannon to Lead Theatre for a New Audience's THE KILLER, Begin. 5/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

Academy Award nominee Michael Shannon (Revolutionary Road) plays Berenger in Eugene Ionesco's The Killer in a production that also features Kristine Nielsen, Paul Sparks and Robert Stanton. The Killer is newly translated by Michael Feingold and is directed by Darko Tresnjak (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder). (more...)

San Jose Rep to Present Bay Area Premiere of THE BIG MEAL, 5/8-6/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

San Jose Repertory Theatre presents the Bay Area premiere of the critically-acclaimed The Big Meal, by Dan LeFranc, the 2010 New York Times Outstanding Playwright Award Winner. This razor sharp portrait of a modern American family runs May 8 through June 1, and is directed by Kirsten Brandt, San Jose Rep's Associate Artistic Director. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Hawaii - Week of 4/20/2014
by BWW - Apr 20, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/20/2014 for Hawaii (more...)

Daniel J. Travanti to Lead FALSE SOLUTION at Santa Monica Playhouse, Begin. 4/24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

In FALSE SOLUTION, Anton Seligman is a renowned architect, working on his designs for a new Holocaust museum to be built in Poland. He encounters Linda Johansson, a beautiful young intern and first-year architecture grad student, who challenges his conceptions. The tensions created by their differing ideas are complicated by their mutual attraction to each other: The lovely young woman is drawn to this man by his accomplishments and influential position in addition to his considerable personal charm; He, in his turn, is stimulated by her beauty, vitality, and probing intellect. Given the subject matter of the project, identity politics are also part of the mix. (more...)

The Crackpot Crones and Theatre Rhinoceros to Welcome Terry Baum in 'HICK: A LOVE STORY', 7/10-27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

The Crackpot Crones, known for their feminist theatrics, and Theatre Rhinoceros, the nation's premiere gay theatre, are partnering to bring a new solo play to San Francisco - HICK: A Love Story, The Romance of Lorena Hickok and Eleanor Roosevelt, opens on July 10, 2014, at the Eureka Theater. The play is written by Terry Baum & Pat Bond, performed by Terry Baum and directed by Carolyn Myers. HICK: A Love Story has a limited engagement of 12 performances (three weekends only) July 10 - 27, 2014 -Thurs., Fri., Sat. 8:00 pm / Sun. 3:00 pm, at the Eureka Theatre, 215 Jackson St. (at Battery St.), SF 94111. (more...)

Artists' Exchange Announces Summer Camps, MOVING DAY, Music Festival, ORSON'S SHADOW and More for April-May 2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Artists' Exchange has announced its upcoming camps, productions and events. Details below! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Hawaii - Week of 4/13/2014
by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/13/2014 for Hawaii (more...)

Universal Studios Hollywood Premieres 3D Ultra-HD Adventure 'Despicable Me Minion Mayhem'
by Movies News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

'Despicable Me Minion Mayhem,' an original 3D Ultra-HD adventure, and 'Super Silly Fun Land,' an immersive carnival setting both based on Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment's worldwide blockbuster 'Despicable Me' (more...)

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