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Clear Creek Community Theatre to Present A FLEA IN HER EAR, 9/13-29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2013

Clear Creek Community Theatre's 49th Season opens with a classic French Farce of marital mayhem and mistaken identities: A FLEA IN HER EAR, running September 13 - 29. (more...)

Clear Creak Community Theatre to Present WAIT UNTIL DARK, 10/15-11/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2013

The second show of Clear Creek Community Theatre's exciting 49th Season will be the tense thriller WAIT UNTIL DARK, running October 15 to November 5. A sinister con man, Roat, and two ex-convicts, Mike and Carlino, are about to meet their match. (more...)

PINKALICIOUS to Play bergenPAC, 11/24
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2013

Bergen Performance Arts Center in Englewood, New Jersey Presents Pinkalicious on Sunday November 24, 2013 at 1PM & 4PM. Tickets are $39.00 and $29.00 and available at www.ticketmaster.com or www.bergenpac.org or Box Office (201) 227 1030. (more...)

SOUTH PACIFIC, LEGALLY BLONDE & More Set for Drayton Entertainment's 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2013

Alex Mustakas, Artistic Director of Drayton Entertainment, has unveiled an ambitious 2014 Season playbill that will span 10 months over 7 stages throughout the province of Ontario. (more...)

Clear Creak Community Theatre Presents WAIT UNTIL DARK, Now thru 11/5
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2013

The second show of Clear Creek Community Theatre's exciting 49th Season will be the tense thriller WAIT UNTIL DARK, running tonight, October 15 to November 5. A sinister con man, Roat, and two ex-convicts, Mike and Carlino, are about to meet their match. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Little Rock - Week of 11/03/2013
by BWW - Nov 3, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/03/2013 for Little Rock (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Little Rock - Week of 11/24/2013
by BWW - Nov 24, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/24/2013 for Little Rock (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Little Rock - Week of 11/17/2013
by BWW - Nov 17, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/17/2013 for Little Rock (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Little Rock - Week of 11/10/2013
by BWW - Nov 10, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/10/2013 for Little Rock (more...)

Joey Calveri, Jenn Collela and More Set for WAT Project's Staged Reading of 1959 PINK THUNDERBIRD, 5/19
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2014

Working Artists Theatre Project, in collaboration with the David Lynch Foundation, presents a staged play reading benefit of James McLure's companion comedies Lone Star and Laundry and Bourbon under the title 1959 Pink Thunderbird, featuring a cast of Broadway talent. All proceeds will benefit the Operation Warrior Wellness Project in teaching War Veterans with PTSD Transcendental Meditation. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for May 29th, 2013
by Paul W. Thompson - May 29, 2013

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. It's the 2013 Regional Summer Musical Theater Guide! Listings for summer theaters in Illinois, Wisconsin, Western Michigan and Northern Indiana, plus The Muny in St. Louis. If you can drive there, there's theater there! But come to our Tony Awards Viewing Party first! Sunday night, June 9th at The Call in Andersonville.... (more...)

Martin Foreman's CALIFORNIA LIVES to Play King's Head Theatre, Beg. April 22
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2013

How well do you know those who are closest to you? In three powerful and moving monologues, Martin Foreman lays bare the lives of three very different Californians in CALIFORNIA LIVES. Press Night is Monday 22 April at 7.15pm. (more...)

Windsor Jesters to Present RUN FOR YOUR WIFE, Begin. 5/16
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

Does John get away with it? Or will his flamboyant new upstairs neighbor, Jeff Weber of Springfield as Bobby Franklyn, blow the lid? You'll just have to see the show to find out. Producer, Stage Manager and Costumer Nicole Bushey of Bloomfield and Props Mistress Linda Lydon of Windsor Locks. (more...)

The Windsor Jesters Present RUN FOR YOUR WIFE, 5/16-17 & 23-24
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

The Windsor Jesters Spring offering of their 63rd continuous season is Ray Cooney's hilarious British farce, "Run for Your Wife". Directed by Rosemarie Beskind of Simsbury, "Run for Your Wife", tells the story of very ordinary taxi driver John Smith, played by Chris Bushey of Bloomfield, who just so happens to have two wives, two homes and two lives. John has successfully kept each wife, Helen Malinka of Glastonbury as Mary Smith and Tracy Arcari Weed of West Hartford as Barbara Smith, from finding out about the other one until he decides to help out an old woman who is getting mugged. The play proves the old adage that no good deed goes unpunished, as Mr. Smith is soon being investigated by two police detectives, Mark O'Donnell of Windsor as Det. Sgt. Troughton and Steve O'Brien of Simsbury as Det. Sgt. Porterhouse. Even though John is eagerly assisted by his upstairs neighbor Stanley Gardner, Bruce Larsen of Glastonbury, it looks like John's secret is going to come out. (more...)

The Windsor Jesters Open RUN FOR YOUR WIFE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

The Windsor Jesters Spring offering of their 63rd continuous season is Ray Cooney's hilarious British farce, 'Run for Your Wife'. Directed by Rosemarie Beskind of Simsbury, 'Run for Your Wife', tells the story of very ordinary taxi driver John Smith, played by Chris Bushey of Bloomfield, who just so happens to have two wives, two homes and two lives. John has successfully kept each wife, Helen Malinka of Glastonbury as Mary Smith and Tracy Arcari Weed of West Hartford as Barbara Smith, from finding out about the other one until he decides to help out an old woman who is getting mugged. The play proves the old adage that no good deed goes unpunished, as Mr. Smith is soon being investigated by two police detectives, Mark O'Donnell of Windsor as Det. Sgt. Troughton and Steve O'Brien of Simsbury as Det. Sgt. Porterhouse. Even though John is eagerly assisted by his upstairs neighbor Stanley Gardner, Bruce Larsen of Glastonbury, it looks like John's secret is going to come out. (more...)

Aaron Krohn Joins 1959 PINK THUNDERBIRD Benefit for David Lynch Foundation, 5/19
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

Working Artists Theatre Project, in collaboration with the David Lynch Foundation, presents a staged play reading benefit of James McLure's companion comedies Lone Star and Laundry and Bourbon under the title '1959 Pink Thunderbird', featuring a cast of Broadway talent. All proceeds will benefit the Operation Warrior Wellness Project in teaching War Veterans with PTSD Transcendental Meditation. (more...)

The Windsor Jesters Open RUN FOR YOUR WIFE This Friday, 5/16-24
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2014

The Windsor Jesters are getting ready for the opening night of "Run for Your Wife", Ray Cooney's hilarious British farce, on Friday May 16! "We are thrilled to be performing on Shad Derby weekend and Memorial Day weekend", says Chris Bushey, the group's President. "These are two very important events for the Town and we couldn't be happier to be a part of it all. Windsor is Connecticut's oldest town and the Windsor Jesters are Connecticut's oldest continuously performing community theater. It's great to be a part of such a rich history", he concluded. (more...)

Dunfield Theatre Cambridge to Present RUN FOR YOUR WIFE, 4/16-5/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

The Dunfield Theatre Cambridge is getting ready to shift from music of the British invasion to outrageous British humour. Run for Your Wife is a classic farce that will take audiences on a laugh-a-minute ride from April 16th to May 4th. (more...)

RUN FOR YOUR WIFE Opens at Barn Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

The Barn Theatre of Montville, New Jersey will be presenting the British comedy 'Run for Your Wife'. Performances will be tonight, March 14 and March 21, 22, 28, 29 and April 4th and 5th 2014 at 8pm; and on March 15, 16, 23 and 30th at 2pm. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 6/09/2013
by BWW - Jun 9, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/09/2013 for Ft. Myers/Naples (more...)

bergenPAC Adds PINKALICIOUS, FANCY NANCY THE MUSICAL & More to Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2014

Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood New Jersey is excited to present An Evening with Jay Black: 76th Birthday Party Saturday, November 1st at 8PM, Pinkalicious the Musical on Sunday, November 16th at 1PM & 4PM, Wild Kratts Live, Sunday November 30th at 1PM and Fancy Nancy the Musical, Sunday March 8th at 1PM & 4PM- tickets for these four shows go on sale Friday, June 6th at 11AM. Be sure to reserve your tickets at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling bergenPAC's Box Office at 201.227.1030. (more...)

The Gallery Players' 2014-15 Season to Feature NEXT TO NORMAL, PROOF & More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

The Gallery Players is proud to announce their 48th Season: new plays and new musicals, as well as Gallery's signature reimagining of Broadway classics. (more...)

CCCT's TWELFTH NIGHT Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2013

CCCT is delighted to present William Shakespeare's TWELFTH NIGHT.....as you've never seen it before! Running 18-28 July, this is a classic tale of love, jealousy, cross-dressing, mistaken identity, fights and duels....and in this production, directed by Erica Smith, it is set on a beach! Don't miss this delightful introduction to an exciting 49th Season which includes 2 farces, 2 classic comedies, a Holiday gem, a time-travelling Murder Mystery and a scary drama: (more...)

CCCT's TWELFTH NIGHT to Open 7/18; Full 2013-14 Season Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2013

CCCT is delighted to present William Shakespeare's TWELFTH NIGHT.....as you've never seen it before! Running 18-28 July, this is a classic tale of love, jealousy, cross-dressing, mistaken identity, fights and duels....and in this production, directed by Erica Smith, it is set on a beach! Don't miss this delightful introduction to an exciting 49th Season which includes 2 farces, 2 classic comedies, a Holiday gem, a time-travelling Murder Mystery and a scary drama: (more...)

Michael Praed to Star in THE WHITE CARNATION at Jermyn Street Theatre from Feb 4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2014

Following a critically acclaimed and sell-out run at the Finborough Theatre, the first production in sixty years of R. C. Sherriff's supernatural drama, The White Carnation transfers for a limited three week run to Jermyn Street Theatre, opening on Tuesday, 4 February 2014 (Press Night: Thursday, 6 February 2014 at 7.30pm). The show stars Michael Praed (Design for Living - West End, Robin of Sherwood, Dynasty) who joins the existing superlative Finborough Theatre cast, which includes acclaimed newcomer Daisy Boulton and Benjamin Whitrow (Mr. Bennet in BBC's Pride and Prejudice). (more...)

Chocolate Factory Announces TWO INTO ONE, From Mar 8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

Written by Ray Cooney in 1984, Two Into One focuses on one of Cooney's favourite topics -infidelity - this time among England's political elite. Cooney depicts politicians as hypocritical sex fiends far more concerned with satisfying their hormonal urges than serving their constituents. (more...)

Michael Praed Stars in THE WHITE CARNATION at Jermyn Street Theatre, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2014

Following a critically acclaimed and sell-out run at the Finborough Theatre, the first production in sixty years of R. C. Sherriff's supernatural drama, The White Carnation transfers for a limited three week run to Jermyn Street Theatre, opening tonight, 4 February 2014 (Press Night: Thursday, 6 February 2014 at 7.30pm). The show stars Michael Praed (Design for Living - West End, Robin of Sherwood, Dynasty) who joins the existing superlative Finborough Theatre cast, which includes acclaimed newcomer Daisy Boulton and Benjamin Whitrow (Mr. Bennet in BBC's Pride and Prejudice). (more...)

RUN FOR YOUR WIFE Set to Open at Barn Theatre, 3/14
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

The Barn Theatre of Montville, New Jersey will be presenting the British comedy 'Run for Your Wife'. Performances will be on March 14, 21, 22, 28, 29 and April 4th and 5th 2014 at 8pm; and on March 15, 16, 23 and 30th at 2pm. Tickets are $18 (senior/student tickets are $16 on matinees only). 'Run for Your Wife' is written by Ray Cooney and is directed by Chris Mortenson. (more...)

Suzanne Bertish, Carson Elrod, Claire Karpen & More to Lead CSC's THE HEIR APPARENT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Executive Director Greg Reiner, will present David Ives' THE HEIR APPARENT, adapted from the play by Jean-Francois Regnard, beginning performances Friday, March 28 at CSC (136 East 13th Street). Directed by John Rando, THE HEIR APPARENT will feature Suzanne Bertish (Madame Argante), Carson Elrod (Crispin), Claire Karpen (Lisette), Amelia Pedlow (Isabelle), David Pittu (Scruple), Dave Quay (Eraste) and Paxton Whitehead (Geronte). The official press opening for THE HEIR APPARENT is Wednesday, April 9. The production will play at limited engagement through Sunday, May 4. (more...)

BWW Reviews: CAUGHT IN THE NET Catches Out-Loud Laughs at Dutch Apple
by Marakay Rogers - Feb 27, 2014

Victor Legaretta is back as London cabbie John Smith, king of the bigamists, with a new dilemma -- his children by his two wives just may start dating, with no idea they have the same father. Insanity follows. (more...)

Hedgerow Theatre Stages THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP, Now thru 4/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

The stage at Hedgerow Theatre will be transformed into an estate in the English moors and an Egyptian tomb for its production of Charles Ludlam's The Mystery of Irma Vep, a riotous, madcap spoof of gothic mysteries and horror movies, which runs from tonight, February 26 to April 6. (more...)

Clear Creek Community Theatre's RUN FOR YOUR WIFE Now Playing Through 3/9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

Clear Creek Community Theatre, located at 18029 Upper Bay Road, Nassau Bay, will present the hilarious farce, Run for Your Wife, by Ray Cooney, playing now through March 9. (more...)

Stephen Mo Hanan and Avi Hoffman to Star in National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene's THE MEGILE OF ITZIK MANGER, 3/2-16; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2014

Following a wildly successful Off Broadway run last Spring, The National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene's critically-acclaimed musical production 'The Megile of Itzik Manger' will return to Baruch Performing Arts Center for a two week limited engagement, March 2 - 16. (more...)

Hedgerow Theatre to Stage THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP, 2/26-4/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

The stage at Hedgerow Theatre will be transformed into an estate in the English moors and an Egyptian tomb for its production of Charles Ludlam's The Mystery of Irma Vep, a riotous, madcap spoof of gothic mysteries and horror movies, which runs from February 26 to April 6. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Little Rock - Week of 12/08/2013
by BWW - Dec 8, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/08/2013 for Little Rock (more...)

BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards Update 12/6 - Nina Attinello Takes Huge Lead!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2013

Voting is now underway for Philadelphia! We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Little Rock - Week of 12/29/2013
by BWW - Dec 29, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/29/2013 for Little Rock (more...)

BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards LAST CHANCE TO VOTE - Johnny Schaffer Leads!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2013

Voting is now underway for Philadelphia! We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Little Rock - Week of 12/22/2013
by BWW - Dec 22, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/22/2013 for Little Rock (more...)

BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Holiday Madness Awards Update 12/20 - Scott Langdon Leads!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2013

Voting is now underway for Philadelphia! We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends. (more...)

Philadelphia Winter Storm Watch Awards Update 12/15 - Who Will Win Best Actor?
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2013

Voting is now underway for Philadelphia! We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Little Rock - Week of 12/15/2013
by BWW - Dec 15, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/15/2013 for Little Rock (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Little Rock - Week of 12/01/2013
by BWW - Dec 1, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/01/2013 for Little Rock (more...)

Imagination Theater Scores 10 Elly Award Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2013

Imagination Theater, located in Placerville on the El Dorado County Fairgrounds, has received ten Elly Award nominations for all of their productions for 2012-2013. The funny British Farce, Run for Your Wife, received three nominations including those for Direction (Lanny Langston), Supporting Actor (Chris Celestin), and Set Design, Virgil Toothaker. The theater also receive nominations for The Secret Garden for Costume Design (Carol Cramer), two nominations for The Little Mermaid, Jr. including Costume Design (Kim Havercroft and Pam Harrison) and Sound Design (Marc Bonham). The theater received four nominations for The Little Princess including two for Supporting Adult Actress in a Young People's Musical (Dale Wallerstein and Tori Kientz), Supporting Child Actress (Trinity Harwell), and Costumes (Karen Wolfe). (more...)

BWW Reviews: OKLAHOMA! Kicks off Torrance Theatre Company's 15th Anniversary Season in Great Style
by Shari Barrett - Aug 24, 2014

Torrance Theatre Company celebrates its 15th anniversary by saddling up at the James Armstrong Theatre and presenting OKLAHOMA! with music and lyrics by one of Broadway's most influential duos, Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein. Based on Lynn Riggs' stage play, Green Grow the Lilacs, OKLAHOMA! marked the duo's first collaboration and set the standard for modern musical theatre. Although not the first musical to tell a story of emotional depth and psychological complexity, OKLAHOMA! introduced a number of new storytelling elements and techniques including the use of song and dance to convey plot and character rather than act as a diversion from the story, and the firm integration of every song into the plot-line. And most important, they introduced a new element to musical theatre: social commentary. (more...)

Hedgerow Theatre to Present CORPSE!, Begin. 8/29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2013

Audiences should expect the unexpected and prepare to roar with laughter when they see Corpse! at Hedgerow Theatre from August 29 to October 6. When Gerald Moon's comedy thriller premiered on Broadway in 1986, the New York Post described it as 'vastly entertaining' with 'sparkling, ingenious plot twists,' and warned 'you may die laughing.' (more...)

The Windsor Jesters Present RUN FOR YOUR WIFE, 5/16-17 & 23-24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2014

The Windsor Jesters Spring offering of their 63rd continuous season is Ray Cooney's hilarious British farce, "Run for Your Wife". Directed by Rosemarie Beskind of Simsbury, "Run for Your Wife", tells the story of very ordinary taxi driver John Smith, played by Chris Bushey of Bloomfield, who just so happens to have two wives, two homes and two lives. John has successfully kept each wife, Helen Malinka of Glastonbury as Mary Smith and Tracy Arcari Weed of West Hartford as Barbara Smith, from finding out about the other one until he decides to help out an old woman who is getting mugged. The play proves the old adage that no good deed goes unpunished, as Mr. Smith is soon being investigated by two police detectives, Mark O'Donnell of Windsor as Det. Sgt. Troughton and Steve O'Brien of Simsbury as Det. Sgt. Porterhouse. Even though John is eagerly assisted by his upstairs neighbor Stanley Gardner, Bruce Larsen of Glastonbury, it looks like John's secret is going to come out. (more...)

Windsor Jesters to Present RUN FOR YOUR WIFE, Begin. 5/16
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2014

Does John get away with it? Or will his flamboyant new upstairs neighbor, Jeff Weber of Springfield as Bobby Franklyn, blow the lid? You'll just have to see the show to find out. Producer, Stage Manager and Costumer Nicole Bushey of Bloomfield and Props Mistress Linda Lydon of Windsor Locks. (more...)

RUN FOR YOUR WIFE Opens at Dunfield Theatre Cambridge Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Audiences can't resist the outrageous British farce Run for Your Wife. This classic comedy by Ray Cooney is full of everything you would expect: hysterical and improbable events, silly mix-ups, and countless misunderstandings. The production brings audiences on a laugh-a-minute ride at the Dunfield Theatre Cambridge through May 4th. (more...)

RUN FOR YOUR WIFE Opens at Dunfield Theatre Cambridge Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Audiences can't resist the outrageous British farce Run for Your Wife. This classic comedy by Ray Cooney is full of everything you would expect: hysterical and improbable events, silly mix-ups, and countless misunderstandings. The production brings audiences on a laugh-a-minute ride at the Dunfield Theatre Cambridge through May 4th. (more...)

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