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Folger Shakespeare Library ( Washington, DC)
201 East Capitol St. SE
Washington, DC

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The Canadian Stage Company Announces ROCK 'N' ROLL, Runs 9/28-10/24 In Toronto, 11/7-29 At EdmontonThe Canadian Stage Company Announces ROCK 'N' ROLL, Runs 9/28-10/24 In Toronto, 11/7-29 At Edmonton
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2009

The Canadian Stage Company launches the 2009-2010 Season with the Canadian premiere of the Broadway and West End hit Rock 'n' Roll by Tom Stoppard. (more...)

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

The Geffen Playhouse announces its production of The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord. Written by Scott Carter, executive producer and writer for Bill Maher's Politically Incorrect and Real Time, this whip-smart philosophical comedy features Larry Cedar (Deadwood, PBS's Square One TV), David Melville (Travel Channel Lawrence of America, film Ironclad) and Armin Shimerman (Quark on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Associate Artistic Director at The Antaeus Company) and will be again helmed by director, Matt August (Broadway How the Grinch Stole Christmas). Discord begins previews on October 7 with the press opening on October 15. The closing date is currently scheduled for November 16. (more...)

The Canadian Stage Company Announces ROCK 'N' ROLL, Runs 9/28-10/24 In Toronto, 11/7-29 At EdmontonThe Canadian Stage Company Announces ROCK 'N' ROLL, Runs 9/28-10/24 In Toronto, 11/7-29 At Edmonton
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2009

The Canadian Stage Company launches the 2009-2010 Season with the Canadian premiere of the Broadway and West End hit Rock 'n' Roll by Tom Stoppard. (more...)

Larry Cedar, David Melville and Armin Shimerman Star in 'THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO...', Beginning Tonight at the GeffenLarry Cedar, David Melville and Armin Shimerman Star in 'THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO...', Beginning Tonight at the Geffen
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

The Geffen Playhouse announces its production of The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord. Written by Scott Carter, executive producer and writer for Bill Maher's Politically Incorrect and Real Time, this whip-smart philosophical comedy features Larry Cedar (Deadwood, PBS's Square One TV), David Melville (Travel Channel Lawrence of America, film Ironclad) and Armin Shimerman (Quark on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Associate Artistic Director at The Antaeus Company) and will be again helmed by director, Matt August (Broadway How the Grinch Stole Christmas). Discord begins previews tonight, October 7 with the press opening on October 15. The closing date is currently scheduled for November 16. (more...)

'DISCORD' Extends Again Through Dec 7 at the Geffen Playhouse'DISCORD' Extends Again Through Dec 7 at the Geffen Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2014

The Geffen Playhouse production of The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord, is extending again, now through December 7. The production, in the Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater at the Geffen Playhouse, is written by Scott Carter, executive producer and writer for Bill Maher's Politically Incorrect and Real Time. (more...)

The Canadian Stage Company Announces ROCK 'N' ROLL, Runs 9/28-10/24 In Toronto, 11/7-29 At EdmontonThe Canadian Stage Company Announces ROCK 'N' ROLL, Runs 9/28-10/24 In Toronto, 11/7-29 At Edmonton
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2009

The Canadian Stage Company launches the 2009-2010 Season with the Canadian premiere of the Broadway and West End hit Rock 'n' Roll by Tom Stoppard. (more...)

'DISCORD' Extends Through November 23 at the Geffen'DISCORD' Extends Through November 23 at the Geffen
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

The Geffen Playhouse production of The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord, is now performing at the Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater at the Geffen Playhouse. Written by Scott Carter, executive producer and writer for Bill Maher's Politically Incorrect and Real Time, this whip-smart philosophical comedy features Larry Cedar (Deadwood, PBS's Square One TV), David Melville (Travel Channel Lawrence of America, film Ironclad) and Armin Shimerman (Quark on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Associate Artistic Director at The Antaeus Company) and will be again helmed by director, Matt August (Broadway How the Grinch Stole Christmas). Due to popular demand, the production has extended now through November 23. (more...)

Larry Cedar, David Melville and Armin Shimerman Star in 'THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO...' at the Geffen, Opening TonightLarry Cedar, David Melville and Armin Shimerman Star in 'THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO...' at the Geffen, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

The Geffen Playhouse announces its production of The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord. Written by Scott Carter, executive producer and writer for Bill Maher's Politically Incorrect and Real Time, this whip-smart philosophical comedy features Larry Cedar (Deadwood, PBS's Square One TV), David Melville (Travel Channel Lawrence of America, film Ironclad) and Armin Shimerman (Quark on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Associate Artistic Director at The Antaeus Company) and will be again helmed by director, Matt August (Broadway How the Grinch Stole Christmas). Discord began previews on October 7 with the press opening tonight, October 15. The closing date is currently scheduled for November 16. (more...)

San Diego Rep Presents THE SEAFARER, 11/20 - 12/13 San Diego Rep Presents THE SEAFARER, 11/20 - 12/13
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2009

SAN DIEGO REPERTORY THEATRE will presents THE SEAFARER, the comic-drama that has become a holiday hit on American stages across the country since its Broadway debut in 2007. Directed by DELICIA TURNER SONNENBERG, this rousing drama recounts the story of four lifelong friends who get together on Christmas Eve and end up making a bet with the devil in disguise. Performances begin in previews on Saturday, November 14, 2009, with an Opening Night performance on Friday, November 20 at 8pm and continue through December 13, 2009 at The Lyceum Theatre. (more...)

Nikki Renee Daniels Joins Jonathan Groff & More in SRT's Benefit Honoring Julie Taymor, 11/12Nikki Renee Daniels Joins Jonathan Groff & More in SRT's Benefit Honoring Julie Taymor, 11/12
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2012

Sonnet Repertory Theatre just announced that Nikki Renee Daniels (The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess) will be joining SRT's previously announced Benefit and Cabaret November 12 at 92YTribeca, honoring award-wining director, Julie Taymor. Celebrating Taymor's visionary career, this evening will feature some of Broadway's greatest talents and legends. (more...)

The Canadian Stage Company Announces ROCK 'N' ROLL, Runs 9/28-10/24 In Toronto, 11/7-29 At EdmontonThe Canadian Stage Company Announces ROCK 'N' ROLL, Runs 9/28-10/24 In Toronto, 11/7-29 At Edmonton
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2009

The Canadian Stage Company launches the 2009-2010 Season with the Canadian premiere of the Broadway and West End hit Rock 'n' Roll by Tom Stoppard. (more...)

The Canadian Stage Company Announces ROCK 'N' ROLL, Runs 9/28-10/24 In Toronto, 11/7-29 At EdmontonThe Canadian Stage Company Announces ROCK 'N' ROLL, Runs 9/28-10/24 In Toronto, 11/7-29 At Edmonton
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2009

The Canadian Stage Company launches the 2009-2010 Season with the Canadian premiere of the Broadway and West End hit Rock 'n' Roll by Tom Stoppard. (more...)

'DISCORD' Extends Again Through Dec 21 at the Geffen Playhouse'DISCORD' Extends Again Through Dec 21 at the Geffen Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

The Geffen Playhouse production of The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord, is extending for a third time, now through December 21, 2014. The production, in the Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater at the Geffen Playhouse, is written by Scott Carter, executive producer and writer for Bill Maher's Politically Incorrect and Real Time. (more...)

San Diego Rep Presents THE SEAFARER, 11/20 - 12/13 San Diego Rep Presents THE SEAFARER, 11/20 - 12/13
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2009

SAN DIEGO REPERTORY THEATRE will presents THE SEAFARER, the comic-drama that has become a holiday hit on American stages across the country since its Broadway debut in 2007. Directed by DELICIA TURNER SONNENBERG, this rousing drama recounts the story of four lifelong friends who get together on Christmas Eve and end up making a bet with the devil in disguise. Performances begin in previews on Saturday, November 14, 2009, with an Opening Night performance on Friday, November 20 at 8pm and continue through December 13, 2009 at The Lyceum Theatre. (more...)

SRT's 'Sonnet Sings the Bard' Benefit to Feature Shaiman, Wittman, Shire & More, 11/16; Seth Rudetsky HostsSRT's 'Sonnet Sings the Bard' Benefit to Feature Shaiman, Wittman, Shire & More, 11/16; Seth Rudetsky Hosts
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2009

Sonnet Repertory Theatre (SRT) has announced its scheduled line-up for 'Sonnet Sings the Bard' concert, which takes place on November 16 at the 92YTribeca. Contributing composers to this one-night-only benefit event include: Tony, Grammy, Emmy and Drama Desk Award-winning and Academy Award-nominated composers and lyricists Marc Shaiman and Scott Whittman (Hairspray, Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me, Patti LuPone on Broadway), Tony, Grammy and Emmy-nominated and Academy Award-winning composer David Shire (Baby, Closer Than Ever, Big, Saturday Night Fever), Georgia Stitt (This Ordinary Thursday: The Songs Of Georgia Stitt with Sara Ramirez, Kelli O'Hara, Faith Prince, and many more), Ray Leslee (Avenue X, Educating Rita, Standup Shakespeare), Karl Mansfield (conductor and keyboardist for Broadway's Xanadu, La Boheme, 13, Dracula, Corum Boy, Sweet Charity, and Off-Broadway's Grey Gardens, Toxic Avenger, Shafrika the White Girl and Alter Boyz), and Wade McCollum (composer and lyricist for ONE, and award-winning performance in Hedwig and the Angry Inch). (more...)

SRT's 'Sonnet Sings the Bard' Benefit to Feature Shaiman, Wittman, Shire & More, 11/16; Seth Rudetsky HostsSRT's 'Sonnet Sings the Bard' Benefit to Feature Shaiman, Wittman, Shire & More, 11/16; Seth Rudetsky Hosts
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2009

Sonnet Repertory Theatre (SRT) has announced its scheduled line-up for 'Sonnet Sings the Bard' concert, which takes place on November 16 at the 92YTribeca. Contributing composers to this one-night-only benefit event include: Tony, Grammy, Emmy and Drama Desk Award-winning and Academy Award-nominated composers and lyricists Marc Shaiman and Scott Whittman (Hairspray, Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me, Patti LuPone on Broadway), Tony, Grammy and Emmy-nominated and Academy Award-winning composer David Shire (Baby, Closer Than Ever, Big, Saturday Night Fever), Georgia Stitt (This Ordinary Thursday: The Songs Of Georgia Stitt with Sara Ramirez, Kelli O'Hara, Faith Prince, and many more), Ray Leslee (Avenue X, Educating Rita, Standup Shakespeare), Karl Mansfield (conductor and keyboardist for Broadway's Xanadu, La Boheme, 13, Dracula, Corum Boy, Sweet Charity, and Off-Broadway's Grey Gardens, Toxic Avenger, Shafrika the White Girl and Alter Boyz), and Wade McCollum (composer and lyricist for ONE, and award-winning performance in Hedwig and the Angry Inch). (more...)

Jonathan Groff, Cheyenne Jackson and More Join SRT's Benefit Honoring Julie Taymor at 92YTribeca Tonight, 11/12Jonathan Groff, Cheyenne Jackson and More Join SRT's Benefit Honoring Julie Taymor at 92YTribeca Tonight, 11/12
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2012

Sonnet Repertory Theatre presents their Eleventh Annual Benefit and Cabaret tonight, November 12, at 92YTribeca to honor award-winning director, Julie Taymor. Celebrating Taymor's visionary career, this evening will feature some of Broadway's greatest talents and legends. (more...)

Jonathan Groff, Cheyenne Jackson and More Join SRT's Benefit Honoring Julie Taymor at 92YTribeca, 11/12Jonathan Groff, Cheyenne Jackson and More Join SRT's Benefit Honoring Julie Taymor at 92YTribeca, 11/12
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2012

Sonnet Repertory Theatre presents their Eleventh Annual Benefit and Cabaret on Monday, November 12, at 92YTribeca to honor award-winning director, Julie Taymor. Celebrating Taymor's visionary career, this evening will feature some of Broadway's greatest talents and legends. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Appear in Carnegie Hall's SPRING FOR MUSIC Festival, TodayPittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Appear in Carnegie Hall's SPRING FOR MUSIC Festival, Today
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2014

One of America's finest orchestra's will take the stage in one of its most fabled and historic halls when the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra performs the final concert of the 2014 Spring for Music Festival at Carnegie Hall in New York today, May 10, 2014. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Set for Spring For Music Festival at Carnegie Hall, May 2014Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Set for Spring For Music Festival at Carnegie Hall, May 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2001

One of America's finest orchestra's will take the stage in one of its most fabled and historic halls when the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra performs the final concert of the 2014 Spring for Music Festival at Carnegie Hall in New York on Saturday, May 10, 2014. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Appear in Carnegie Hall's SPRING FOR MUSIC Festival, 5/10Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Appear in Carnegie Hall's SPRING FOR MUSIC Festival, 5/10
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2013

One of America's finest orchestra's will take the stage in one of its most fabled and historic halls when the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra performs the final concert of the 2014 Spring for Music Festival at Carnegie Hall in New York on Saturday, May 10, 2014. (more...)

San Diego Rep Presents THE SEAFARER, 11/20 - 12/13 San Diego Rep Presents THE SEAFARER, 11/20 - 12/13
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2009

SAN DIEGO REPERTORY THEATRE will presents THE SEAFARER, the comic-drama that has become a holiday hit on American stages across the country since its Broadway debut in 2007. Directed by DELICIA TURNER SONNENBERG, this rousing drama recounts the story of four lifelong friends who get together on Christmas Eve and end up making a bet with the devil in disguise. Performances begin in previews on Saturday, November 14, 2009, with an Opening Night performance on Friday, November 20 at 8pm and continue through December 13, 2009 at The Lyceum Theatre. (more...)

BroadwayWorld.com's On This Day - April 4, 2010BroadwayWorld.com's On This Day - April 4, 2010
by - Apr 4, 2010

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 4 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

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