THE HOUSE World Premiere, Solo Performance Festival and More Set for Kitchen Theatre's 24th Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

Kitchen Theatre Company opens its 24th Season on September 10, 2014. Located at 417 W. State/MLK, Jr. St., Ithaca, NY in a renovated, LEED-certified, intimate 99-seat space, Kitchen Theatre Company is a professional Equity theater producing an eight-play Mainstage season from September through June. (more...)

Kitchen Theatre Company to Continue 25th Anniversary Season with THE MOUNTAINTOP
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2015

Kitchen Theatre Company continues its 25th Anniversary Season with the powerful and provocative The Mountaintop by Katori Hall. The 2010 Oliver Award winning play daringly re-imagines Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s last night on Earth. (more...)

Nicholas L. Ashe, Grantham Coleman and Jeremy Pope Star in West Coast Premiere of CHOIR BOY, Beginning Tonight at the Geffen
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

The Geffen Playhouse presents the West Coast premiere of Choir Boy. This new production -- featuring gospel music -- will highlight several performers from the Manhattan Theatre Club run. Nicholas L. Ashe and Grantham Coleman will join the previously announced Jeremy Pope. (more...)

Wagner College Theatre's THE THUGS Begins Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

Wagner College Theatre's Stage One presents the Island debut of The Thugs, the Obie Award-winning play by Adam Bock, from October 7 - 12. Wagner Professor David Ledoux (WCT's Scab) returns to direct. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 10/6/15- Michael Arden
by Stage Tube - Oct 6, 2015

Arden best known for starring on Broadway in Bob Dylan and Twyla Tharp's musical The Times They Are A-Changin.' Additional Broadway credits include the Roundabout Theatre Company's presentation of the Deaf West Theatre sign-language production of Big River. Other credits include Ace, Swimming in the Shallows, Bare, Harold & Maude and It's Only Life Off-Broadway. Arden also joined Barbra Streisand during her world concert tour and appeared in the City Center Encores! staging of Juno. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 10/6/14 - Chenoweth & Lippa in I AM HARVEY MILK, Cherry Lane at 90 and More!
by Jessica Showers - Oct 6, 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: I AM HARVEY MILK plays Lincoln Center, CHICAGO welcomes back a veteran 'Roxie', Cherry Lane celebrates 90 years and more! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 10/6- Michael Arden
by Stage Tube - Oct 6, 2014

Arden best known for starring on Broadway in Bob Dylan and Twyla Tharp's musical The Times They Are A-Changin.' Additional Broadway credits include the Roundabout Theatre Company's presentation of the Deaf West Theatre sign-language production of Big River. Other credits include Ace, Swimming in the Shallows, Bare, Harold & Maude and It's Only Life Off-Broadway. Arden also joined Barbra Streisand during her world concert tour and appeared in the City Center Encores! staging of Juno. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 10/6- Michael Arden
by - Oct 6, 2013

Arden best known for starring on Broadway in Bob Dylan and Twyla Tharp's musical The Times They Are A-Changin.' Additional Broadway credits include the Roundabout Theatre Company's presentation of the Deaf West Theatre sign-language production of Big River. Other credits include Ace, Swimming in the Shallows, Bare, Harold & Maude and It's Only Life Off-Broadway. Arden also joined Barbra Streisand during her world concert tour and appeared in the City Center Encores! staging of Juno. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend
by - Oct 6, 2013

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, October 6, 2013 - Sunday, October 6, 2013. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: SPRING AWAKENING's Michael Arden Sings THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME's 'Out There'
by Michael Dale - Oct 20, 2015

A taste of his performance from earlier this year in the musical's U.S. premiere production. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at PALOMA at Kitchen Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

Closing out Kitchen Theatre Company's successful 25th Anniversary Season is the regional premiere of a play about faith, love, and identity -- PALOMA by Anne Garcia-Romero. PALOMA runs now through May 22, with the official Press Opening tomorrow, May 5. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Douglas Hodge & Kelli Barrett to Star in MY FAIR LADY at Bay Street Theater; Michael Arden Will Direct!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

Bay Street Theater has announced some of the principal cast of MY FAIR LADY, Book and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, Music by Frederick Loewe, Based on Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw & Gabriel Pascal's motion picture, and Directed by Michael Arden, Tony Award nominee and Outer Critics Circle Award winner for Best Director of a Musical for the Broadway revival of (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: Michael Arden Explains the 'Fever Dream' that was SPRING AWAKENING
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 16, 2016

Michael Arden has been a part of the New York theatre community for quite a while, having made his debut in the 2003 revival of BIG RIVER. This year he stepped behind the scenes, making his Broadway directing debut with Deaf West's SPRING AWAKENING (for which he was nominated for Best Direction of a Musical). How did he end up here? Watch below to find out! (more...)

Dark & Stormy Opens THE DRUNKEN CITY Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

Dark & Stormy Productions presents the regional premiere of the Outer Critics Award-nominated play The Drunken City by Adam Bock. Previously, Dark & Stormy presented Outside Providence by Edward Allan Baker, Speed-the-Plow by David Mamet, and The Receptionist by Adam Bock. (more...)

IAMA Theatre Company to Premiere Micah Schraft's A DOG'S HOUSE, 3/27-4/26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2015

The Ovation Award-winning IAMA THEATRE COMPANY is thrilled to present the World Premiere of A DOG'S HOUSE, written by Micah Schraft and directed by Trip Cullman. A DOG'S HOUSE will preview on Friday, March 27 at 8pm and will open on Saturday, March 28 and run through Sunday, April 26 at the Elephant Theatre, 6322 Santa Monica Blvd. (one block west of Vine) in Hollywood. (more...)

MCC Theater Rounds Out 2015-16 Season with Halley Feiffer's 'A FUNNY THING...'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2015

MCC THEATER has announced the final production of its four-show 2015-16 Main Stage Season, which runs August 2015 through June 2016. Playwright Halley Feiffer (I'm Gonna Pray For You So Hard) will make her MCC Theater debut with her play A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Gynecologic Oncology Unit at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center of New York City. Trip Cullman returns to direct after helming this season's critically acclaimed hit Punk Rock. Full details below. This also marks the reunion of Feiffer and Cullman following their hit production of I'm Gonna Pray For You So Hard at the Atlantic Theater Company in early 2015. (more...)

Michael Arden, Patrick Page, Ciara Renee and More Return in THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, Beginning Tonight at Paper Mill
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Paper Mill Playhouse presents The Hunchback of Notre Dame (which first played to rave reviews in La Jolla). Inspired by the classic Victor Hugo novel, The Hunchback of Notre Dame has a book by Peter Parnell, music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. The Hunchback of Notre Dame is directed by Scott Schwartz and choreographed by Chase Brock. (more...)

IAMA Theatre Company Premieres Micah Schraft's A DOG'S HOUSE, Now thru 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2015

The Ovation Award-winning IAMA THEATRE COMPANY is thrilled to present the World Premiere of A DOG'S HOUSE, written by Micah Schraft and directed by Trip Cullman. A DOG'S HOUSE will preview tonight, March 27 at 8pm and will open on Saturday, March 28 and run through Sunday, April 26 at the Elephant Theatre, 6322 Santa Monica Blvd. (one block west of Vine) in Hollywood. (more...)

Echo Theater Company to Stage Pair of L.A. Premieres in Rep, 4/25-5/31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

The multiple award-winning Echo Theater Company, named "Best Bet for Ballsy Original Plays" by the LA Weekly, continues its 2015 season with two Los Angeles premieres scheduled to run in repertory. Row After Row by Jessica Dickey (The Amish Project) opens on April 25 at 5 p.m., with A Small Fire by Obie Award-winner Adam Bock (The Drunken City, The Receptionist) opening that same evening at 8 p.m. The two plays will continue to run in tandem every weekend through May 31 at the Echo's home in Atwater Village Theatre. For a complete schedule of performances, scroll to the end of this release or check online at www.EchoTheaterCompany.com. (more...)

Dark & Stormy Announces Cast, Director for THE DRUNKEN CITY, Running 5/14-6/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

Dark & Stormy Productions today announces the six actors and director for its upcoming regional premiere of the Outer Critics Award-nominated play The Drunken City by Adam Bock. Previously, Dark & Stormy presented Outside Providence by Edward Allan Baker, Speed-the-Plow by David Mamet, and The Receptionist by Adam Bock. (more...)

Cast, Creative Team Set for The Hub Theatre's THE TYPOGRAPHER'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2015

Casting has been announced for The Hub Theatre's Spring production of THE TYPOGRAPHER'S DREAM, by Obie-Award winning playwright Adam Bock. Three professionals, a typographer (KATIE NIGSCH), geographer (JENNA SOKOLOWSKI), and stenographer (DANIEL COREY) strive to explain their work in this humorous examination of art and occupation, boundaries, and self truth. (more...)

Miles G. Jackson to Star in MY NAME IS ASHER LEV at George Street Playhouse; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

George Street Playhouse today announced the cast of Aaron Posner's MY NAME IS ASHER LEV, which runs April 12 through May 1 at the New Brunswick theatre. Miles G. Jackson (4000 Miles) will portray the titular Jewish artist Asher Lev, who must be a painter despite his faith and the will of his family. Bob Ari (Frost/Nixon, GSP's Red) and Lena Kaminsky (Law & Order, GSP's The Pillowman) both return to George Street to round out the cast.  MY NAME IS ASHER LEV will be directed by George Street Playhouse Director of Education and Outreach, Jim Jack. (more...)

THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME Opens Tonight at Paper Mill, Starring Michael Arden, Patrick Page, Ciara Renee, and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2015

Paper Mill Playhouse presents The Hunchback of Notre Dame (which first played to rave reviews in La Jolla). Inspired by the classic Victor Hugo novel, The Hunchback of Notre Dame has a book by Peter Parnell, music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. The Hunchback of Notre Dame is directed by Scott Schwartz and choreographed by Chase Brock. (more...)

John Noble, Halley Feiffer, Daniel Eric Gold & More to Star in Second Stage's THE SUBSTANCE OF FIRE; Previews Will Now Begin 4/10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

Currently celebrating its 35th Anniversary Season, Second Stage Theatre has announced complete casting and new performance dates for its upcoming production of JON ROBIN BAITZ's drama, THE SUBSTANCE OF FIRE. The company will feature HALLEY FEIFFER (2ST's suburbia, The House of Blue Leaves), DANIEL ERIC GOLD (2ST's subUrbia, Ugly Betty) CARTER HUDSON (The Whipping Man), JOHN NOBLE (TV's Fringe and Sleepy Hollow), and CHARLAYNE WOODARD (2ST's Sorrows and Rejoicings, Ain't Misbehavin'). (more...)

A MAP OF VIRTUE to Open 6/20 at convergence-continuum
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2014

convergence-continuum continues its 2014 Season with the regional premiere of Erin Courtney's 2012 Obie Award-winning play A Map of Virtue. Part interview, part comedy, part middle-of-the-night ordeal, A Map of Virtue is a perfectly symmetrically-structured play guided by a tiny bird statue. (more...)

Joanie Schultz to Direct Adam Bock's A SMALL FIRE at Steep Theatre, Opening 7/10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

Steep Artistic Associate Joanie Schultz, fresh off directing the Goodman Theater's production of David Ives' Venus in Fur, returns home to Steep to direct the company's upcoming Chicago Premiere of Adam Bock's A Small Fire. Ms. Schultz and Steep scored a hit with Bock's work in 2012 with their critically acclaimed, Jeff nominated production of The Receptionist. A Small Fire opens on Thursday, July 10th at Steep Theatre. (more...)

OUTSIDE MULLINGAR Comes to Saint Michael's Playhouse, 7/15-25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2015

Producing Artistic Director Chuck Tobin today announced the opening of the area premiere of John Patrick Shanley's new Irish comedy Outside Mullingar, which had its world premiere on Broadway last year.  (more...)

OUTSIDE MULLINGAR Comes to Saint Michael's Playhouse Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2015

Producing Artistic Director Chuck Tobin recently announced the area premiere of John Patrick Shanley's new Irish comedy Outside Mullingar, which had its world premiere on Broadway last year. (more...)

Michael Arden, Patrick Page, Ciara Renee and More to Return in THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at Paper Mill This Spring; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2015

Paper Mill Playhouse has announced the full cast for its production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame (which first played to rave reviews in La Jolla). Inspired by the classic Victor Hugo novel, The Hunchback of Notre Dame has a book by Peter Parnell, music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. The Hunchback of Notre Dame is directed by Scott Schwartz and choreographed by Chase Brock. (more...)

I'M GONNA PRAY FOR YOU SO HARD Extends Through March 1 at the Atlantic
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

Atlantic Theater Company is proud to announce that the world premiere production of Halley Feiffer's play I'm Gonna Pray For You So Hard, directed by Trip Cullman, has been extended an additional two weeks due to high ticket demand following opening last night to critical acclaim. (more...)

THE SUBSTANCE OF FIRE Revival Added to Second Stage's 35th Season; Performances to Begin 4/22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2014

Second Stage Theatre has announced that JON ROBIN BAITZ's drama, THE SUBSTANCE OF FIRE, will be part of the company's current 35th Anniversary season. Directed by TRIP CULLMAN, THE SUBSTANCE OF FIREwill begin preview performances on Tuesday, April 22 and officially open on Monday, May 12. Casting and the full creative team will be announced at a later date. (more...)

Jack Willis to Lead Arena Stage's ALL THE WAY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

Robert Schenkkan's Tony Award-winning drama All the Way, about President Lyndon Baines Johnson's impassioned struggle to pass the Civil Rights Act of 1964, makes its Washington, D.C. debut at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Kyle Donnelly, who has directed more than 20 productions at Arena Stage, returns to helm this "sure-fire, action packed hit" (Huffington Post) about a country still reeling from the assassination of John F. Kennedy and the man tasked with calming the storm. Hailed as a "sensational night of theater" (NPR), All the Way runs April 1-May 8, 2016 in the Fichandler Stage. (more...)

FRIEND ART and ENGAGEMENTS Slated for Second Stage Uptown Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2016

Second Stage Theatre will present the world premiere of Sofia Alvarez's FRIEND ART, directed by Portia Krieger, and the New York premiere of Lucy Teitler's ENGAGEMENTS as part of the company's fourteenth annual SECOND STAGE THEATRE UPTOWN SERIES this summer. (more...)

Joel Beddows Named New Artistic Director of Theatre francais de Toronto
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

Alexandra Vandelle, President of the Board of Directors and member of the selection committee, is pleased to announce the appointment of Joel Beddows as the new Artistic Director of Theatre francais de Toronto (TfT). Beddows' talent, professionalism and profound dedication to the arts garnered the respect of the selection committee during the rigorous selection process. Moreover, his experience not only as Artistic Director of Theatre La Catapulte from 1998 to 2010 but also as Chair of University of Ottawa's Department of Theatre from 2011 to 2016 substantiated the view that Beddows was indeed the perfect candidate for this position. (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 22
by - Feb 22, 2015

Upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, February 22, 2015. (more...)

Adam Bock's A LIFE, 'BELLA' Musical Slated for Playwrights Horizons' 2016-17 Season of Premieres
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2016

Playwrights Horizons, under the leadership of Artistic Director Tim Sanford and Managing Director Leslie Marcus, just announced the six productions of its 2016/2017 Season. The six new works will be presented at the theater company's home at 416 West 42nd Street. (more...)

PTC to Continue Play-By-Play Series with TWO HENRYS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

Pioneer Theatre Company presents Two Henrys, the second installment of PTC's play reading series called Play-By-Play. Two Henrys by Kenneth Jones runs February 5 and 6, 2016. PTC Artistic Director Karen Azenberg directs the production. (more...)

LOBSTER ALICE, TERMINUS & More Set for convergence-continuum's 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2013

convergence-continuum has announced its 2014 Season - check out all the details below! (more...)

THE HOUSE World Premiere, Solo Performance Festival and More Set for Kitchen Theatre's 24th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

Kitchen Theatre Company opens its 24th Season on September 10, 2014. Located at 417 W. State/MLK, Jr. St., Ithaca, NY in a renovated, LEED-certified, intimate 99-seat space, Kitchen Theatre Company is a professional Equity theater producing an eight-play Mainstage season from September through June. (more...)

BUYER & CELLAR, Starring Karl Gregory, to Launch Kitchen Theatre's 25th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

Kitchen Theatre Company kicks off its 25th Anniversary Season with a wildly hilarious and delightful one-man show. BUYER & CELLAR by Jonathan Tolins stars KTC veteran and favorite Karl Gregory. It is a campy, outrageous and riotously funny tour de force production, directed by Wendy Dann. Performances run September 6 through September 27, 2015. (more...)

Nicholas L. Ashe, Grantham Coleman and Jeremy Pope to Star in West Coast Premiere of CHOIR BOY at the Geffen This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

The Geffen Playhouse announces the complete cast for the West Coast premiere of Choir Boy. This new production -- featuring gospel music -- will highlight several performers from the Manhattan Theatre Club run. Nicholas L. Ashe and Grantham Coleman will join the previously announced Jeremy Pope. (more...)

Kitchen Theatre Company's SWIMMING IN THE SHALLOWS Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

What do you get when you combine a lesbian couple with trust issues, a straight couple with accumulation issues, a single guy with commitment issues, and an aquarium shark with glass issues? It could only be Swimming in the Shallows by Adam Bock, a comedy with a bite. Kitchen Theatre Company is trying to stop laughing long enough to say that the production is opening for previews tonight, April 29, with the press opening on May 2 and performances through May 17. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at SWIMMING IN THE SHALLOWS at Kitchen Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

What do you get when you combine a lesbian couple with trust issues, a straight couple with accumulation issues, a single guy with commitment issues, and an aquarium shark with glass issues? It could only be Swimming in the Shallows by Adam Bock, a comedy with a bite. Kitchen Theatre Company is trying to stop laughing long enough to say that the production is opening for previews tonight, April 29, with the press opening on May 2 and performances through May 17. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Echo Theater Company Stages Pair of L.A. Premieres in Rep, Now thru 5/31
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2015

The multiple award-winning Echo Theater Company, named 'Best Bet for Ballsy Original Plays' by the LA Weekly, continues its 2015 season with two Los Angeles premieres scheduled to run in repertory. Row After Row by Jessica Dickey (The Amish Project) opens tonight, April 25 at 5 p.m., with A Small Fire by Obie Award-winner Adam Bock (The Drunken City, The Receptionist) opening that same evening at 8 p.m. The two plays will continue to run in tandem every weekend through May 31 at the Echo's home in Atwater Village Theatre. For a complete schedule of performances, scroll to the end of this release or check online at www.EchoTheaterCompany.com. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Echo Presents ROW AFTER ROW and A SMALL FIRE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2015

The multiple award-winning Echo Theater Company, named "Best Bet for Ballsy Original Plays" by the LA Weekly, continues its 2015 season with two Los Angeles premieres scheduled to run in repertory. Row After Row by Jessica Dickey (The Amish Project) opens on April 25 at 5 p.m., with A Small Fire by Obie Award-winner Adam Bock (The Drunken City, The Receptionist) opening that same evening at 8 p.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Kitchen Theatre Company's SWIMMING IN THE SHADOWS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

What do you get when you combine a lesbian couple with trust issues, a straight couple with accumulation issues, a single guy with commitment issues, and an aquarium shark with glass issues? It could only be Swimming in the Shallows by Adam Bock, a comedy with a bite. Kitchen Theatre Company is trying to stop laughing long enough to say that the production is opening for previews on April 29, with the press opening on May 2 and performances through May 17. (more...)

Kitchen Theatre Company to Conclude 25th Anniversary Season with Anne Garcia-Romero's PALOMA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

Closing out Kitchen Theatre Company's successful 25th Anniversary Season is the regional premiere of a play about faith, love, and identity-PALOMA by Anne Garcia-Romero. PALOMA runs from May 1 to May 22, with previews on May 1, 3, and 4 and Press Opening on May 5. (more...)

SWIMMING IN THE SHALLOWS to Open 5/2 at convergence-continuum
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

convergence-continuum continues its 2014 Season with the Cleveland premiere of Swimming in the Shallows a comedy by Adam Bock. Barb finds out that Buddhist monks in Thailand only own eight things and wonders if that is all she wants. She starts giving away her things, but her husband Bob keeps buying her new ones. Donna wants Carla Carla to marry her, but Carla Carla doesn't like that Donna smokes. Nick falls in love with a shark at the aquarium. They go on a date to the beach, and Nick tries not to sleep with the shark too fast. Plus dream sequences. Plus a wedding. (more...)

Kitchen Theatre Company to Present SWIMMING IN THE SHALLOWS, Begin. 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2015

What do you get when you combine a lesbian couple with trust issues, a straight couple with accumulation issues, a single guy with commitment issues, and an aquarium shark with glass issues? It could only be Swimming in the Shallows by Adam Bock, a comedy with a bite. Kitchen Theatre Company is trying to stop laughing long enough to say that the production is opening for previews on April 29, with the press opening on May 2 and performances through May 17. (more...)

Getting To Know You! Meet the Full Cast of THE KING AND I, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 16, 2015

Lincoln Center Theater presents Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I, led by Kelli O'Hara (as Anna Leonowens) and Ken Watanabe (as the King of Siam), directed by Bartlett Sher. The production opens tonight, April 16, 2015 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). Scroll down to learn more about the company, plus watch highlights from the show! (more...)

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