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LAUGH IT UP, STARE IT DOWN Opens Tonight at Cherry Lane Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2015

LAUGH IT UP, STARE IT DOWN, a new play written by Alan Hruska (The Man on Her Mind, New House under Construction, Reunion), is directed by Chris Eigeman (known as a filmmaker for Turn The River and as an actor for roles in television's Gilmore Girls and the films Metropolitan, Barcelona, and The Last Days of Disco), and premieres at The Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street) tonight, September 9th, 2015. (more...)

Bill Camp, Jim Norton, Tavi Gevinson and More Join Broadway's THE CRUCIBLE; Full Cast, Theater Set!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2015

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Arthur Miller's THE CRUCIBLE will return to Broadway at the Walter Kerr Theatre (219 West 48th Street) this spring. Bill Camp (as Reverend John Hale), Jim Norton (as Giles Corey), Tavi Gevinson (as Mary Warren), and Jason Butler Harner (as Reverend Samuel Parris) are among those who will join previously announced stars Ben Whishaw (as John Proctor), Sophie Okonedo (as Elizabeth Proctor), Saoirse Ronan (as Abigail Williams), and Ciaran Hinds (as Deputy-Governor Danforth). (more...)

L.I.P. Service Theatre Company Presents Bernard Pomerance's THE ELEPHANT MAN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

L.I.P. Service is thrilled to announce their production of Bernard Pomerance's THE ELEPHANT MAN (with original cello composition by Josh Bradford), Directed by Shawn Gann and starring Jason Leyva, Pat Watson, and Sara Lovett; and, featuring *Bert Pigg, and Chris Messersmith. The performance will premiere at The Firehouse Theatre on September 29 at 8:00pm. It will run through October 15 today, Friday and Saturday evenings.  (more...)

L.I.P. Service Theatre Company to Stage THE ELEPHANT MAN This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

L.I.P. Service presents Bernard Pomerance's THE ELEPHANT MAN (with original cello composition by Josh Bradford), directed by Shawn Gann and starring Jason Leyva, Pat Watson, and Sara Lovett, with *Bert Pigg and Chris Messersmith. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 9/25/2016
by BWW - Sep 25, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/25/2016 for Dallas (more...)

Austin Pendleton, Richard Kind and More Set for Frog & Peach Theatre's NATURAL MAGIC Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2015

To kick off its 21st Season and celebrate the world of William Shakespeare, Frog & Peach Theatre Company will host a Benefit Gala NATURAL MAGIC tonight, September 24 at 7pm at the Greenwich House Music School (46 Barrow Street) to raise funds for the company (which includes free and subsidized tickets for NYC public school students). (more...)

L.I.P. Service Theatre Company to Stage THE ELEPHANT MAN This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

L.I.P. Service presents Bernard Pomerance's THE ELEPHANT MAN (with original cello composition by Josh Bradford), directed by Shawn Gann and starring Jason Leyva, Pat Watson, and Sara Lovett, with *Bert Pigg and Chris Messersmith. (more...)

L.I.P. Service Theatre Company Presents Bernard Pomerance's THE ELEPHANT MAN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

L.I.P. Service is thrilled to announce their production of Bernard Pomerance's THE ELEPHANT MAN (with original cello composition by Josh Bradford), Directed by Shawn Gann and starring Jason Leyva, Pat Watson, and Sara Lovett; and, featuring *Bert Pigg, and Chris Messersmith. The performance will premiere at The Firehouse Theatre on September 29 at 8:00pm. It will run through October 15 on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings.  (more...)

Austin Pendleton, Richard Kind and More Set for Frog & Peach Theatre's NATURAL MAGIC Gala This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2015

To kick off its 21st Season and celebrate the world of William Shakespeare, Frog & Peach Theatre Company will host a Benefit Gala NATURAL MAGIC on Thursday, September 24 at 7pm at the Greenwich House Music School (46 Barrow Street) to raise funds for the company (which includes free and subsidized tickets for NYC public school students). (more...)

Theater Vet Richard Kind Joins Cast of Showtime Comedy I'M DYING UP HERE
by TV News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Broadway vet Richard Kind has signed on as an ensemble cast member of Showtime's new hourlong comedy series I'M DYING UP HERE. The actor will appear in the recurring role of Marty Dansak (more...)

Photo Coverage: LAUGH IT UP, STARE IT DOWN Opens at Cherry Lane Theatre
by Linda Lenzi - Sep 10, 2015

LAUGH IT UP, STARE IT DOWN, a new play written by Alan Hruska (The Man on Her Mind, New House under Construction, Reunion), is directed by Chris Eigeman (known as a filmmaker for Turn The River and as an actor for roles in television's Gilmore Girls and the films Metropolitan, Barcelona, and The Last Days of Disco), and premiered at The Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street) last night, September 9th, 2015. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at LAUGH IT UP, STARE IT DOWN Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

Laugh it Up, Stare it Down, a new play written by Alan Hruska(The Man on Her Mind, New House under Construction, Reunion) and directed by Chris Eigeman(known as a filmmaker for Turn The River and as an actor for roles in television's Gilmore Girls and the films Metropolitan, Barcelona, and The Last Days of Disco), premiere sat The Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street). The production began its limited engagement on August 26th with opening night set for September 9th. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 10/09/2016
by BWW - Oct 9, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/09/2016 for Dallas (more...)

LAUGH IT UP, STARE IT DOWN to Conclude Run at Cherry Lane Theater This Week
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2015

Laugh It Up, Stare It Down, a new play written by Alan Hruska and directed by Chris Eigeman, will conclude its limited engagement on Oct. 10, BroadwayWorld has confirmed. The production began it's limited engagement on August 26th with opening night held September 9th. (more...)

VIDEO: New Trailer - Bobby Cannavale Plays Record Label Bigwig in HBO's VINYL
by TV News Desk - Oct 5, 2015

VINYL, a new series from Martin Scorsese, Mick Jagger and Terence Winter, debuts in 2016 on HBO. The drama stars Tony nominee Bobby Cannavale as record label bigwig Richie Finestra. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Tomorrow for NYTW's OTHELLO, Starring David Oyelowo and Daniel Craig
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

A friendly reminder! Tickets for Othello, the second production of the New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) (Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director Jeremy Blocker) 2016/17 Season, will go on sale tomorrow beginning at 12pm EST. (more...)

Andre De Shields and More Headed to Yale Rep's SEVEN GUITARS; Cast, Creatives Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Yale Repertory Theatre presents August Wilson's SEVEN GUITARS, directed by Timothy Douglas, at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street) November 25 through December 17. Opening Night is Thursday, December 1. (more...)

Broadway's Rose Byrne & Bobby Cannavale Expecting a Baby!
by TV News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

Broadway couple Rose Byrne and her boyfriend Bobby Cannavale are expecting a baby! (more...)

CASA 0101 Theater and Angel City Theatre Ensemble to Present MARIELA IN THE DESERT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

CASA 0101 Theater, Josefina Lopez, Artistic Director and the newly formed production company, Angel City Theater Ensemble (ACTE), Vance Valencia, Founder, will present the Los Angeles Premiere of the critically acclaimed play, MARIELA IN THE DESERT, written by Karen Zacarias, directed by Robert Beltran (Star Trek:  Voyager; Zoot Suit; Eating Raoul).  The production will be presented for a five-week run on the theater's Main Stage located at 2102 East First Street (at St. Louis Street), Boyle Heights, CA  90033 on Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m. and on Sundays at 5:00 p.m., November 4 - December 11, 2016.  There will be no performances on Thanksgiving Weekend, November 25th, 26th and 27th. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 10/02/2016
by BWW - Oct 2, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/02/2016 for Dallas (more...)

NYTW's OTHELLO, Starring David Oyelowo and Daniel Craig, Adds Benefit Performance
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) has announced an additional benefit performance of Othello, directed by Tony Award winner Sam Gold (Fun Home), on Thursday, January 12, 2017, at 6:30 pm. Proceeds from the evening will go to benefit NYTW's education and engagement programming across the 2016/17 season, providing thousands of students, teens, artists, and local residents access to some of the most exciting new voices and leading theatre artists of our time. (more...)

Breaking News: Robert Fairchild, Helene Yorke, Richard Kind & More Join Will Chase & Kelli O'Hara in Roundabout's KISS ME, KATE Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) has just announced Robert Fairchild (Bill), Helene Yorke (Lois), Chuck Cooper (Harry Trevor/Baptista), Richard Kind (Gangster) and John Pankow (Gangster) will join Kelli O'Hara (Lilli Vanessi) and Will Chase (Fred Graham) in a one-night only Benefit Concert Reading of Kiss Me, Kate with music and lyrics by Cole Porter and book by Sam and Bella Spewack, music direction by Patrick Vaccariello and choreography by Warren Carlyle. Roundabout's Associate Artistic Director, Scott Ellis, will direct this one-night only special event. (more...)

Richard Kind and Adriane Lenox Set for THRILLSVILLE Reading Tonight at George Street Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2015

Veteran star of stage and screen Richard Kind, Tony Award winner Adriane Lenox (Doubt) will join Edie Falco, a multiple Emmy Award winner for her leading roles in The Sopranos and Nurse Jackie, and Grant Shaud, well known to many as Miles on Murphy Brown, have signed on for George Street Playhouse's special reading of Matt Hoverman's new play, THRILLSVILLE. (more...)

World Premieres from Tony & Pulitzer Prize Winners on Tap for La Jolla Playhouse's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2015

La Jolla Playhouse, nationally-renowned for its development of new work, has announced four world-premiere productions for the 2016/2017 season, including works by Tony Award winner Joe DiPietro, Pulitzer Prize winners Quiara Alegria Hudes and Ayad Akhtar, and 2014 Barrie and Bernice Stavis Playwriting Award winner Jeff Augustin. (more...)

Richard Kind and Adriane Lenox Sign on for THRILLSVILLE Reading at George Street Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2015

Veteran star of stage and screen Richard Kind, Tony Award winner Adriane Lenox (Doubt) will join Edie Falco, a multiple Emmy Award winner for her leading roles in The Sopranos and Nurse Jackie, and Grant Shaud, well known to many as Miles on Murphy Brown, have signed on for George Street Playhouse's special reading of Matt Hoverman's new play, THRILLSVILLE. (more...)

The Trial Begins... Meet the Full Cast of THE CRUCIBLE, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Mar 31, 2016

The Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's The Crucible, starring Oscar nominee Saoirse Ronan, opens tonight, March 31, at the Walter Kerr Theatre, 219 West 48 Street. Scroll down to learn more about the full company! (more...)

Tony Nominee Marin Ireland Stars in New York Premiere of IRONBOUND, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

Rattlestick Playwright's Theater and Women's Project Theater welcome Tony Award nominee Marin Ireland (Reasons to be Pretty) to star in the New York premiere of IRONBOUND by Martyna Majok (Petty Harbor). (more...)

Atlantic Theater Extends Kenneth Lonergan's HOLD ON TO ME DARLING, Starring Timothy Olyphant
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

Atlantic Theater Company has announced that the world premiere production of Academy Award nominee and Pulitzer Prize finalist Kenneth Lonergan's play Hold On To Me Darling, directed by Neil Pepe, has been extended an additional two weeks due to high ticket demand following opening to critical acclaim. (more...)

Tony Nominee Marin Ireland Stars in New York Premiere of IRONBOUND, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

Rattlestick Playwright's Theater and Women's Project Theater welcome Tony Award nominee Marin Ireland (Reasons to be Pretty) to star in the New York premiere of IRONBOUND by Martyna Majok (Petty Harbor). One of the Top Ten Plays on the 2014 Kilroys' List, IRONBOUND is directed by Daniella Topol (When January Feels Like Summer, Row After Row) and opens tonight, March 16, 2016, at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater. (more...)

Timothy Olyphant Stars in HOLD ON TO ME DARLING, Opening Tonight at Atlantic Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

Atlantic Theater Company presents the world premiere of Academy Award nominee and Pulitzer Prize finalist Kenneth Lonergan's latest play HOLD ON TO ME DARLING, directed by Atlantic Artistic Director Neil Pepe. (more...)

Cast, Creative Team Set for Ayad Akhtar's JUNK: THE GOLDEN AGE OF DEBT at La Jolla Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for its world-premiere production of JUNK: The Golden Age of Debt, by Pulitzer Prize winner and Tony Award nominee Ayad Akhtar (Broadway's Disgraced; Playhouse's The Who & The What), directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes (Outside Mullingar, Doubt). The recipient of an Edgerton Foundation New American Play Award, JUNK: The Golden Age of Debt runs in the Mandell Weiss Theatre July 26 - August 21. Tickets are available at LaJollaPlayhouse.org or by calling (858) 550-1010. (more...)

VIDEO: Tony Nominee Richard Kind Is 'The Last O'Malley Supporter in America'
by TV News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

On last night's LATE SHOW, star of stage and screen, Richard Kind traveled to the DNC in Philadelphia to continue campaigning for his favorite Democratic candidate. (more...)

HBO to Debut New Drama Series VINYL, Starring Bobby Cannavale, 2/14
by TV News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

The HBO drama series kicks off its ten-episode season SUNDAY, FEB. 14 (9:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT) with a pilot directed by Scorsese, from a story by Rich Cohen & Mick Jagger & Martin Scorsese and Terence Winter. (more...)

Randy Harrison and Andrea Goss to Lead CABARET at Segerstrom Center This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

CABARET, the musical masterpiece, returns direct from Broadway! (more...)

Berkeley Rep Sets Full Cast of MACBETH, Starring Conleth Hill & Frances McDormand
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

Berkeley Rep presents Shakespeare's dark and violent tragedy on the Roda Stage. This classic exploration of the ominous side of ambition tells the story of a couple bound together in their thirst for the Scottish throne. Driven by an evil prophesy and his scheming wife, Macbeth kills the king and claims his crown, thus beginning a moral descent into a reign of terror. (more...)

Arena Stage's THE CITY OF CONVERSATION, Starring Margaret Colin, Begins Performances Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

Anthony Giardina's Off-Broadway smash hit THE CITY OF CONVERSATION, about a Georgetown political hostess, makes its Washington, D.C. debut at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater beginning tonight, January 29. Following his direction of the 2014 world premiere at Lincoln Center Theater, Tony Award winner Doug Hughes returns to direct this political drama spanning three decades, from Carter's presidency through the Reagan era and ending with Obama's inauguration. THE CITY OF CONVERSATION runs through March 6, 2016 in the Fichandler Stage. (more...)

Timothy Olyphant Stars in Kenneth Lonergan's HOLD ON TO ME DARLING at Atlantic Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) is proud to announce complete casting for the world premiere of Academy Award nominee and Pulitzer Prize finalist Kenneth Lonergan's latest play Hold On To Me Darling, directed by Atlantic Artistic Director Neil Pepe. (more...)

Emmy Nominee Timothy Olyphant to Lead Atlantic Theater Company's HOLD ON TO ME DARLING
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

Atlantic Theater Company has announced complete casting for the world premiere of Academy Award nominee and Pulitzer Prize finalist Kenneth Lonergan's latest play Hold On To Me Darling, directed by Atlantic Artistic Director Neil Pepe. (more...)

Kathleen Chalfant, Marin Ireland & More to Lead Reading of New Winter Miller Play SPARE RIB
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

On January 22nd at 6:30 PM, the anniversary of Roe V. Wade, playwright Winter Miller will be hosting an 'abortion extravaganza' reading of her new play, SPARE RIB, as part of a nationwide series of events in conjunction with #ShoutYourAbortion. (more...)

It Takes A Horace! Who Should Star In HELLO, DOLLY! Opposite Bette Midler?
by Michael Dale - Jan 19, 2016

Dolly is a great comic role, but it requires a great foil playing opposite her. (more...)

Rose Byrne and Bobby Cannavale Welcome Baby Boy Rocco!
by TV News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

During his appearance on LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT last Friday night, Broadway's Bobby Cannavale shared the exciting news that he and actress Rose Byrne had welcomed baby boy Rocco on Monday, February 1st. (more...)

Tony Nominee Marin Ireland to Star in New York Premiere of IRONBOUND
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2016

Rattlestick Playwright's Theater and Women's Project Theater have announced that Tony Award nominee Marin Ireland (Reasons to be Pretty) will star in the New York premiere of IRONBOUND by Martyna Majok (Petty Harbor). (more...)

Bobby Cannavale-Led VINYL Gets Season Two Pickup from HBO
by TV News Desk - Feb 19, 2016

HBO has given a Season Two order to the new drama series VINYL, starring Broadway's Bobby Cannavale (more...)

Spiro and Kind Join Tompsett In Phoenix West End Transfer Of GUYS AND DOLLS!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2016

Following critical acclaim at the Savoy Theatre, the Chichester Festival Theatre revival of Guys and Dolls will be extending its run at the Phoenix Theatre from 19 March 2016. Casting for the West End extension includes multiple Olivier Award-winning actress Samantha Spiro (Hello Dolly) as Miss Adelaide, Richard Kind (Disney/Pixar's BAFTA award-wining Inside Out) as Nathan Detroit and Oliver Tompsett (Wicked) as Sky Masterson. Continuing in their roles from the Savoy to the Phoenix Theatre are Siubhan Harrison as Sarah Brown, and Gavin Spokes as Nicely Nicely Johnson. (more...)

Industry Reading of J.T. Rogers' WHITE PEOPLE Held Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

White People, a new play about diversity by J.T ROGERS, will be given an industry reading this afternoon.  The author of the acclaimed plays Blood and Gifts and The Overwhelming takes a look at the racial issues dividing America today. (more...)

Full Cast Set for Arena Stage's D.C. Premiere of THE CITY OF CONVERSATION
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

Anthony Giardina's Off-Broadway smash hit THE CITY OF CONVERSATION, about a Georgetown political hostess, makes its Washington, D.C. debut at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Following his direction of the 2014 world premiere at Lincoln Center Theater, Tony Award winner Doug Hughes returns to direct this political drama spanning three decades, from Carter's presidency through the Reagan era and ending with Obama's inauguration. THE CITY OF CONVERSATION runs January 29-March 6, 2016 in the Fichandler Stage. (more...)

Randy Harrison and Andrea Goss to Lead CABARET at Segerstrom Center This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

CABARET, the musical masterpiece, returns direct from Broadway! (more...)

Phillip James Brannon to Lead 'NAT TURNER', While David Wilson Barnes, Finn Wittrock & More Join NYTW's OTHELLO
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) just announced full casting for the first two shows of the 2016/17 season, NAT TURNER IN JERUSALEM and OTHELLO. (more...)

Erika Rolfsrud & More to Join Robert Cuccioli in MAGICAL THINKING Reading
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

ERIKA ROLFSRUD Joins ROBERT CUCCIOLI & B'way Veterans Mimi Turque & Kristie Dale Sanders in MAGICAL THINKING, by Carrie Robbins for 29th Street Playwrights Collective's NEW WORKS SERIES (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 16, 2016
by - Apr 16, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 16 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

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