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Lion Theatre (New York, NY)
410 West 42nd Street

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Adapted from the play by A.R. Gurney

Jeremy Kushnier, Jonathan Spivey & More to Star in SHEAR MADNESS Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2015

Manny Kladitis, Jeffrey Chrzczon, Terry Schnuck, Kathleen K. Johnson, Jack Lane, Radio Mouse Entertainment, Schaffert/Hummel, Driemeyer-Sills Productions, David Gersten, Erach Screwvala, and The Shubert Organization, by special arrangement with Cranberry Productions, today announced the cast for the New York Premiere of the hit comedy whodunit Shear Madness. This open-ended Off-Broadway engagement will begin performances October 22nd at New World Stages/Stage 4 (340 West 50th Street).   (more...)

Stars of AVENUE Q and ZOMBIE Set For The New York Society Library Readings
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2010

Razors Edge Productions and the New York Society Library present Bill Connington (ZOMBIE), Stephanie D'Abruzzo (Tony nomination for AVENUE Q), Annmarie Benedict (ROBESON) and others, who will bring to life two of A.R. Gurney's best-loved plays, both of them witty and touching looks at a segment of American life. (more...)

CRT to Stage World Premiere of Mike Reiss' I'm Connecticut 12/1-10
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2011

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) will present the world premiere of Mike Reiss' comedy I'm Connecticut, December 1 - 10 in the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre, Storrs. (more...)

CRT to Stage World Premiere of Mike Reiss' I'm Connecticut 12/1-10
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2011

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) will present the world premiere of Mike Reiss' comedy I'm Connecticut, December 1 - 10 in the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre, Storrs. (more...)

Comedy Whodunit SHEAR MADNESS Makes New York Premiere Tonight at New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2015

The hit comedy whodunit SHEAR MADNESS begins performances tonight, October 22nd, at New World Stages. Opening night is set for November 11th, 2015. (more...)

The New York Society Library/Razors Edge Present Gurney's LOVE LETTERS 10/21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2010

Razors Edge Productions and The New York Society Library presented Bill Connington (ZOMBIE), Stephanie D'Abruzzo (AVENUE Q), Michael Laurence (TALK RADIO), Annmarie Benedict (ROBESON), Juliette Bennett (AS GOOD AS DEAD), and Nick Sullivan (FOOTLOOSE) in A CHEEVER EVENING by A.R. Gurney on October 21. (more...)

SHEAR MADNESS Gets a New 'Tony'; Show Begins Tomorrow Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2015

BroadwayWorld has learned the Jonathan Spivey, who was previously announced for the role of 'Tony' in the New York Premiere of the hit comedy whodunit Shear Madness, has left the production due to scheduling conflicts. (more...)

Stars of AVENUE Q and ZOMBIE Set For The New York Society Library Readings
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2010

Razors Edge Productions and the New York Society Library present Bill Connington (ZOMBIE), Stephanie D'Abruzzo (Tony nomination for AVENUE Q), Annmarie Benedict (ROBESON) and others, who will bring to life two of A.R. Gurney's best-loved plays, both of them witty and touching looks at a segment of American life. (more...)

WaterTower Theatre to Stage SEXY LAUNDRY This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2015

WaterTower Theatre Producing Artistic Director Terry Martin is set to direct the Michele Riml comedy SEXY LAUNDRY, which will be presented on the Main Stage November 20 - December 13, 2015. Veteran actors Wendy Welch and Bob Hess will co-star as Alice and Henry. (more...)

Legacy Recordings Releases THE COMPLETE THEM 1964-1967
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2015

Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release THE COMPLETE THEM 1964-1967, a comprehensive 3CD anthology bringing together the historic first recordings of Van Morrison, on December 4, 2015. (more...)

2010 NYMF Award for Excellence in Overall Design Goes To SHINE 11/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2010

On Sunday November 14, MICHAEL BOTTARI & RONALD CASE will be honored with the 2010 NYMF Award for Excellence in Overall Design for 'Shine!'. (more...)

AR Gurney, Huntington Theatre's Playwriting Fellows to Speak at Upcoming Cocktail Hour Events
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2013

The Huntington Theatre Company announces the following special events in conjunction with its production of A.R. Gurney's The Cocktail Hour (now - December 15, 2013 at the Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre): (more...)

A.R. Gurney's LOVE LETTERS Plays The New York Society Library
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2010

Razors Edge Productions and The New York Society Library presented Bill Connington (more...)

BWW Blog: Ed Dixon of Casa Manana's OSWALD: THE ACTUAL INTERROGATION - Reunion with Betty Buckley
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2013

Started the day with a TV interview in Dallas. Ben and I were interviewed live on channel 8 at noon, a beautiful studio, and the interviewer was quite versed on the topic and the play, very enjoyable. Then friends of mine arrived at the airport from Oklahoma and California. We all went to a high end steakhouse (it's called Silver Fox… so I originally thought it was a strip club) and had a mini-reunion. Was great to have them at the show and we took a lot of photos and drove them both back to their hotels afterward. A very enjoyable day. (more...)

2010 NYMF Award for Excellence in Overall Design Goes To SHINE 11/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2010

On Sunday November 14, MICHAEL BOTTARI & RONALD CASE will be honored with the 2010 NYMF Award for Excellence in Overall Design for 'Shine!'. (more...)

Developmental Workshop of 'GEORGIE' with Ed Dixon Begins 5/14 at Sharon Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2015

Sharon Playhouse, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Simpkins and Managing Director Justin Ball, will present a developmental workshop of Ed Dixon's Georgie: The Life and Death of George Rose to kick off its 2015 Season from May 14-17 and May 28-31 in the Stage 2 at the Bok Gallery. (more...)

David Hyde Pierce and Debra Monk to Star in LOVE LETTERS Benefit at George Street Playhouse, 6/3
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

George Street Playhouse and Artistic Director David Saint are pleased to present Tony and Emmy Award winners DAVID HYDE PIERCE and DEBRA MONK in A.R. Gurney's classic love story, Love Letters, on the New Brunswick stage for one night only Wednesday, June 3 at 8pm.  The modern classic two-hander will be helmed by GSP Artistic Director DAVID SAINT.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Ed Dixon in Sharon Playhouse's GEORGIE
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2015

 Sharon Playhouse, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Simpkins and Managing Director Justin Ball, will present a developmental workshop of Ed Dixon's GEORGIE: The Life and Death of George Rose to kick off its 2015 Season from May 14-17 and May 28-31 in the Stage 2 at the Bok Gallery. (more...)

Developmental Workshop of 'GEORGIE' with Ed Dixon Begins Tonight at Sharon Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2015

Sharon Playhouse, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Simpkins and Managing Director Justin Ball, will present a developmental workshop of Ed Dixon's Georgie: The Life and Death of George Rose to kick off its 2015 Season from this weekend, May 14-17, and May 28-31 in the Stage 2 at the Bok Gallery. (more...)

Queens Theater In The Park Presents CLOSER THAN EVER 4/16-25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2010

Queens Theatre in the Park (QTP) and Bristol Riverside Theatre, in association with Neil Berg and Adam Friedson, will present a new production of the award-winning musical revue Closer Than Ever directed by Richard Malty. Jr. and starring original cast members Sally Mayes and Lynne Wintersteller along with Broadway alums George Dvorksy and Sal Vivinio from April 16-25 (Wednesday and Thursday at 2PM; Friday and Saturday at 8pm; Saturday at 2pm; and Sunday at 3pm) in the Claire Shulman Playhouse Main Stage Theatre at Queens Theatre in the Park, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Flushing, NY. (more...)

David Hyde Pierce and Debra Monk Star in LOVE LETTERS Benefit Tonight at George Street Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2015

George Street Playhouse and Artistic Director David Saint are pleased to present Tony and Emmy Award winners DAVID HYDE PIERCE and DEBRA MONK in A.R. Gurney's classic love story, Love Letters, on the New Brunswick stage for one night only tonight, June 3 at 8pm. The modern classic two-hander will be helmed by GSP Artistic Director DAVID SAINT. (more...)

Ed Dixon to Bring SECRETS Cabaret to Metropolitan Room, 7/2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2012

Broadway's Ed Dixon, currently featured as The Captain in Roundabout Theatre's Anything Goes celebrates the publication of his memoir SECRETS OF A LIFE ON STAGE...AND OFF, with a cabaret act/book launch at The Metropolitan Room (34 West 22nd Street). The event is sold-out. (more...)

Anjelica Huston, Mia Farrow, Carol Burnett, Alan Alda & More Will Rotate Through All-Star Broadway Revival of A.R. Gurney's LOVE LETTERS at the Nederlander
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

A.R. Gurney's enduring romance about first loves and second chances, LOVE LETTERS, will have its first Broadway revival, beginning performances Saturday, September 13, 2014, at 8pm, at the Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41 Street). (more...)

BroadwayWorld.com's On This Day - July 28, 2010
by - Jul 28, 2010

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 28 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Pittsburgh CLO Revives Romantic Comedy THE STUDENT PRINCE 8/3-8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2010

Fall in love with Pittsburgh CLO's production of the warm and witty romantic comedy The Student Prince, August 3-8 at the Benedum Center. This classic American operetta has captured audiences for more than 85 years. (more...)

Hunter Foster, Jay Armstrong Johnson, and More Set for PIRATES! at the Muny
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2012

The Muny has announced principal casting for the sixth show of its 94th season, Pirates! (or, Gilbert and Sullivan Plunder'd), July 30 - August 5, directed by Gordon Greenberg and choreographed by Denis Jones. Conceived by Gordon Greenburg, Nell Benjamin and John McDaniel, Pirates! (or, Gilbert and Sullivan Plunder'd) features lyrics by W.S. Gilbert, and music by Arthur Sullivan. Revised book and lyrics are by Nell Benjamin, and music supervision, new arrangements and orchestrations are by John McDaniel. (more...)

Ed Dixon Celebrates Book Release 7/2 at the Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2012

Broadway's Ed Dixon, currently featured as The Captain in Roundabout Theatre's Anything Goescelebrates the publication of his memoir SECRETS OF A LIFE ON STAGE...AND OFF, with a cabaret act/book launch at The Metropolitan Room (34 West 22nd Street). The event is sold-out. (more...)

Ed Dixon to Bring SECRETS Cabaret to Metropolitan Room, 7/2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2012

Broadway's Ed Dixon, currently featured as The Captain in Roundabout Theatre's Anything Goes celebrates the publication of his memoir SECRETS OF A LIFE ON STAGE...AND OFF, with a cabaret act/book launch at The Metropolitan Room (34 West 22nd Street). The event is sold-out. (more...)

Sharon Playhouse to Host Developmental Workshop of GEORGIE: THE LIFE AND DEATH OF GEORGE ROSE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

Sharon Playhouse, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Simpkins and Managing Director Justin Ball, will present a developmental workshop of Ed Dixon's Georgie: The Life and Death of George Rose to kick off its 2015 Season from May 14-17 and May 28-31 in the Stage 2 at the Bok Gallery. John Simpkins directs. (more...)

Cady Huffman Brings AND SHE CAN COOK TOO! to 54 Below Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

Cady Huffman (Tony Award-winning star of The Producers (original Ulla),The Nance, Will Rogers Follies) will debut her new one-woman show about life, love and what she ate along the way, And She Can Cook Too!, tonight, Januray 14 at 54 Below. (more...)

WaterTower Theatre to Host 2nd Annual Women in Theatre Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2016

WaterTower Theatre Producing Artistic Director Terry Martin today announced details for the second annual WOMEN IN THEATRE series. The event is presented under the auspices of Women of WaterTower Theatre (WOW!) and it is co-chaired by Karol Omlor and Andrea Redmon. This is the second lecture in the series (the first was held last year and featured female directors), and it will be held on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm (with a post-lecture reception in the lobby with the artists). The event will be held in the Main Space at WaterTower Theatre. The lecture will be moderated by the Dallas Observer's Arts and Culture Editor Lauren Smart, and features Pam Dougherty, Jenny Ledel, Denise Lee, Sarah Elizabeth Smith and Wendy Welch. (more...)

CRT to Stage World Premiere of Mike Reiss' I'm Connecticut 12/1-10
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2011

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) will present the world premiere of Mike Reiss' comedy I'm Connecticut, December 1 - 10 in the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre, Storrs. (more...)

Conolly, Slotnick et al. Set for Auburn's THE NEW YORK IDEA at Atlantic Theatre Co. in 2011
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2010

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) is proud to announce that Patricia Conolly, Michael Countryman, Francesca Faridany, Mikaela Feely-Lehmann, Rick Holmes, John Keating, Peter Maloney, Jaime Ray Newman, Patricia O'Connell, Jeremy Shamos, Joey Slotnick and Tom Patrick Stephens will star in the world premiere adaptation of THE NEW YORK IDEA by Tony Award® winner David Auburn from the original play by Langdon Mitchell and directed by Mark Brokaw. (more...)

Cady Huffman to Bring AND SHE CAN COOK TOO! to 54 Below on 1/14
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2013

Cady Huffman (Tony Award-winning star of The Producers (original Ulla),The Nance, Will Rogers Follies) will debut her new one-woman show about life, love and what she ate along the way, And She Can Cook Too!, on Januray 14 at 54 Below. From her grandmother's burnt toast, tomato sandwiches to Iron Chef Michael Symon's lamb heart tartar, Cady Huffman has eaten it all, loved it all and gone back for seconds. In addition to starring on Broadway, Cady is a regular food judge on Food Network's Iron Chef America! Joining long time collaborators Eugene Gwozdz on the piano and Roger Cohen on drums, get ready to laugh, maybe cry and definitely sing along to the foodie tunes of Hank Williams, Joni Mitchell, Cy Coleman, Lionel Bart and many more! (more...)

Photo Flash: The Atlantic Theater Company's NEW YORK IDEA In Rehearsal
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2010

Atlantic Theater Company Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director is proud to announce that Patricia Conolly, Michael Countryman, Francesca Faridany, Mikaela Feely-Lehmann, Rick Holmes, John Keating, Peter Maloney, Jaime Ray Newman, Patricia O'Connell, Jeremy Shamos, Joey Slotnick and Tom Patrick Stephens will star in the world premiere adaptation of THE NEW YORK IDEA by Tony Award® winner David Auburn from the original play by Langdon Mitchell and directed by Mark Brokaw. (more...)

CRT to Stage World Premiere of Mike Reiss' I'm Connecticut 12/1-10
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2011

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) will present the world premiere of Mike Reiss' comedy I'm Connecticut, December 1 - 10 in the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre, Storrs. (more...)

Broadway Star, Composer and Author Ed Dixon Comes to Signature Theatre, Aug 27
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2012

Signature Theatre will be hosting a special one-night performance and book-signing featuring Broadway star and Helen Hayes Award winner Ed Dixon (Signature's Sunset Boulevard). On Monday, August 27 at 8:00PM, Mr. Dixon will be performing original compositions as well narrate behind-the-scenes stories from his recent memoir Secrets of A Life On Stage…And Off. Copies of the book will be available to purchase, and a book-signing will take place following the performance, which will take place in Signature's intimate ARK Theatre. (more...)

Pittsburgh CLO Revives Romantic Comedy THE STUDENT PRINCE 8/3-8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2010

Fall in love with Pittsburgh CLO's production of the warm and witty romantic comedy The Student Prince, August 3-8 at the Benedum Center. This classic American operetta has captured audiences for more than 85 years. (more...)

Pittsburgh CLO Revives Romantic Comedy THE STUDENT PRINCE 8/3-8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2010

Fall in love with Pittsburgh CLO's production of the warm and witty romantic comedy The Student Prince, August 3-8 at the Benedum Center. This classic American operetta has captured audiences for more than 85 years. (more...)

Broadway Star, Composer and Author Ed Dixon Comes to Signature Theatre Tonight, Aug 27
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2012

Signature Theatre will be hosting a special one-night performance and book-signing featuring Broadway star and Helen Hayes Award winner Ed Dixon (Signature's Sunset Boulevard). Tonight, August 27 at 8:00PM, Mr. Dixon will be performing original compositions as well narrate behind-the-scenes stories from his recent memoir Secrets of A Life On Stage…And Off. Copies of the book will be available to purchase, and a book-signing will take place following the performance, which will take place in Signature's intimate ARK Theatre. (more...)

Ed Dixon's GEORGIE to Receive Workshop in NYC Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

Martin Platt and David Elliott (Perry Street Theatricals) announce a workshop presentation of Georgie: My Adventures with George Rose, directed by Eric Schaeffer and written by and starring Ed Dixon, on April 11, 2016. The presentation will run 90 minutes, with no intermission. (more...)

GPR Records to sponsor Haiku Twitter Contest In Celebration of POETIC LICENSE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2010

GPR Records, the new CD label specializing in Broadway, classical, spoken word and children's music, is sponsoring a poetry contest that will take place on Twitter, called TwItsPoetic, to celebrate National Poetry Month and the release of their first CD Poetic License: 100 Poems by 100 Performers. (more...)

George Dvorsky and Sal Viviano Complete Run in CLOSER THAN EVER 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2010

Queens Theatre in the Park (QTP) and Bristol Riverside Theatre, in association with Neil Berg and Adam Friedson, will close its new production of the award-winning musical revue Closer Than Ever directed by Richard Malty. Jr. and starring original cast members Sally Mayes and Lynne Wintersteller along with Broadway alums George Dvorksy and Sal Vivinio April 25 in the Claire Shulman Playhouse Main Stage Theatre at Queens Theatre in the Park, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Flushing, NY. (more...)

Mayes & Wintersteller Ends CLOSER THAN EVER At Queens Theater In The Park, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2010

Queens Theatre in the Park (QTP) and Bristol Riverside Theatre, in association with Neil Berg and Adam Friedson, will end its new production of the award-winning musical revue Closer Than Ever directed by Richard Malty. Jr. and starring original cast members Sally Mayes and Lynne Wintersteller on April 25th. (more...)

George Dvorsky and Sal Viviano Complete Cast of CLOSER THAN EVER 4/16-25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2010

Queens Theatre in the Park (QTP) and Bristol Riverside Theatre, in association with Neil Berg and Adam Friedson, will present a new production of the award-winning musical revue Closer Than Ever directed by Richard Malty. Jr. and starring original cast members Sally Mayes and Lynne Wintersteller along with Broadway alums George Dvorksy and Sal Vivinio from April 16-25 (Wednesday and Thursday at 2PM; Friday and Saturday at 8pm; Saturday at 2pm; and Sunday at 3pm) in the Claire Shulman Playhouse Main Stage Theatre at Queens Theatre in the Park, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Flushing, NY. (more...)

Queens Theater In The Park Presents CLOSER THAN EVER 4/16-25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2010

Queens Theatre in the Park (QTP) and Bristol Riverside Theatre, in association with Neil Berg and Adam Friedson, will present a new production of the award-winning musical revue Closer Than Ever directed by Richard Malty. Jr. and starring original cast members Sally Mayes and Lynne Wintersteller along with Broadway alums George Dvorksy and Sal Vivinio from April 16-25 (Wednesday and Thursday at 2PM; Friday and Saturday at 8pm; Saturday at 2pm; and Sunday at 3pm) in the Claire Shulman Playhouse Main Stage Theatre at Queens Theatre in the Park, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Flushing, NY. (more...)

Joe's Pub Announces Upcoming Performances 4/13-4/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2010

Joe's Pub at The Public Theater debuted in October 1998 and has quickly became one of New York City's most celebrated and in-demand showcase venues for live music and performance. With its genre-blind booking and vast diversity of interests, the stage at Joe's Pub gives voice to a world of varied and stellar artists. (more...)

Upcoming Performances At Joe's Pub, Through 4/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2010

Joe's Pub at The Public Theater debuted in October 1998 and has quickly became one of New York City's most celebrated and in-demand showcase venues for live music and performance. With its genre-blind booking and vast diversity of interests, the stage at Joe's Pub gives voice to a world of varied and stellar artists. (more...)

Joe's Pub Announces Upcoming Performances 4/13-4/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2010

Joe's Pub at The Public Theater debuted in October 1998 and has quickly became one of New York City's most celebrated and in-demand showcase venues for live music and performance. With its genre-blind booking and vast diversity of interests, the stage at Joe's Pub gives voice to a world of varied and stellar artists. (more...)

Photo Flash: Queens Theater In The Park Presents CLOSER THAN EVER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2010

Queens Theatre in the Park (QTP) and Bristol Riverside Theatre, in association with Neil Berg and Adam Friedson, will present a new production of the award-winning musical revue Closer Than Ever directed by Richard Malty. Jr. and starring original cast members Sally Mayes and Lynne Wintersteller along with Broadway alums George Dvorsky and Sal Viviano from April 16-25 (Wednesday and Thursday at 2PM; Friday and Saturday at 8pm; Saturday at 2pm; and Sunday at 3pm) in the Claire Shulman Playhouse Main Stage Theatre at Queens Theatre in the Park, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Flushing, NY (more...)

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