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Geary Theatre (San Francisco, CA)
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A re-imagining of a 19th century folk tale about a clerk who makes a Faustian pact with the devil, accepting magic bullets in order to win the hand of his beloved in a shooting contest.


MCC's THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE, Starring Dave Thomas Brown, Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2015

Dave Thomas Brown, recently of Heathers: The Musical at New World Stages, leads a cast that also includes Wayne Duvall (O Brother Where Art Thou?, Leatherheads), Matt McGrath (Cabaret, Hedwig and the Angry Inch), Keith Nobbs (Lombardi, 'The Black Donnellys') and Afton C. Williamson ('Nashville,' 'Homeland'), in Matthew Lopez's THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE, the first production of MCC's 2015-16 Main Stage Season. THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE begins previews tonight, August 20, 2015 ahead of a September 9, 2015 opening night. (more...)

Janet Henfrey and More to Star in Finborough Theatre's BARROW HILL World Premiere, Aug 19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2012

The world premiere of Barrow Hill, a first play by new playwright Jane Wainwright, starring Janet Henfrey, and directed by Abbey Wright - whose recent work includes the multi-four star production of Dublin Carol as part of the Donmar at the Trafalgar Studios season - opens at the Finborough Theatre for a limited run of Sunday and Monday evening and Tuesday matinee performances on Sunday, 19 August 2012 (Press Night: Monday, 20 August 2012 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Ashlie Atkinson and Francisco Pryor Garat Join The New Group's STEVE; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2015

The New Group has announced complete casting for the world premiere of STEVE, a new play by Mark Gerrard.  Directed by Cynthia Nixon, this production features Ashlie Atkinson and Francisco Pryor Garat, and as announced, Mario Cantone, Jerry Dixon, Malcolm Gets and Matt McGrath. A limited Off-Broadway engagement plays November 3 - December 27 at The Pershing Square Signature Center (The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street), with Official Opening Night set for Wednesday, November 18. (more...)

Scoop: TODAY on NBC
by TV Scoop - Sep 26, 2014

Get all the scoop on TODAY, airing on NBC (more...)

BWW Preview: Übersicht über Musical-Premieren in der Saison 2015/2016
by Iris Moebius - Sep 23, 2015

In der Saison 2015/2016 werden uber 80 Produktionen im deutschsprachigen Raum Premiere feiern. Wir haben eine geographisch geordnete Übersicht zusammengestellt, mit Namen des Musicals, inszenierenem Theater, Premieredatum, und Link zur Theaterwebseite mit mehr Informationen und allen Spielterminen, so dass ihr nichts verpasst! (more...)

A.C.T. Announces Special Events in Association with THE NORMAL HEART
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2012

In association with the West Coast premiere of George C. Wolfe's Tony Award-winning production of The Normal Heart, Larry Kramer's landmark play focusing on the early days of the AIDS crisis in New York City in the 1980s, American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) will offer numerous special events through its InterACT series, designed to give patrons opportunities to get closer to the action while making a whole night out of their evening at the theater. (more...)

Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett Reveal Full Set List for CHEEK TO CHEEK LIVE! on PBS
by TV News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: Cheek To Cheek LIVE! - an evening of classic jazz standards in both vocal duets and solo performances - will air on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, Friday, October 24 at 9 p.m. ET on PBS. (Check local listings.) (more...)

Scoop: TODAY on FOX - Thursday, October 2, 2014
by - Oct 3, 2014

Get all the scoop on TODAY, airing on FOX on Thursday, October 2, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: TODAY on NBC
by TV Scoop - Oct 3, 2014

Get all the scoop on TODAY, airing on NBC (more...)

The New Group's STEVE Begins Performances Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

The New Group presents the world premiere of STEVE, a new play by Mark Gerrard. Directed by Cynthia Nixon, this production features Ashlie Atkinson and Francisco Pryor Garat, and as announced, Mario Cantone, Jerry Dixon, Malcolm Gets and Matt McGrath. A limited Off-Broadway engagement plays tonight, November 3, through December 27 at The Pershing Square Signature Center (The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street), with Official Opening Night set for Wednesday, November 18. (more...)

Review Zusammenfassung: THE BLACK RIDER am Theater Ulm
by Iris Moebius - Nov 24, 2015

Die Premiere von The Black Rider 1990 in Hamburg wurde von der Presse noch verspottet, danach begann das Musical aber einen Erfolgszug um die Welt. Und auch von der Inszenierung am Theater Ulm, die am vergangenen Donnerstag Premiere feierte, zeigen sich die Kritiker angetan: (more...)

The New Group's STEVE, Directed by Cynthia Nixon, Opens Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2015

The New Group presents the world premiere of STEVE, a new play by Mark Gerrard. Directed by Cynthia Nixon, this production features Ashlie Atkinson and Francisco Pryor Garat, and as announced, Mario Cantone, Jerry Dixon, Malcolm Gets and Matt McGrath. A limited Off-Broadway engagement plays now through December 27 at The Pershing Square Signature Center (The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street), with Official Opening Night set for tonight, November 18. (more...)

El GAUDÍ presenta SUGAR, el musical de Broadway basado en la comedia CON FALDAS Y A LO LOCO
by Felipe Velasco - Nov 16, 2015

El proximo 18 de diciembre, tendra lugar en el TEATRO GAUDÍ (c / Sant Antoni Maria Claret, 120, Barcelona, 120, Barcelona) el estreno del espectaculo SUGAR, Nadie es perfecto, la version catalana del musical de Broadway basado en la mitica pelicula de 1959 'CON FALDAS Y A LO LOCO' (Some like it hot). (more...)

ARCADIA at American Conservatory Theater Extends Through 6/16
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2013

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) Artistic Director Carey Perloff announced today that due to popular demand, A.C.T.'s 'dazzling' (Bay Area News Group) production of Tom Stoppard's masterwork, Arcadia, has extended through Sunday, June 16, 2013. The production was originally scheduled to close on Sunday, June 9. Tickets for all performances are on sale now and may be purchased online at www.act-sf.org or by calling 415.749.2228. (more...)

Bay Street Theatre Presents American Premiere of MY BRILLIANT DIVORCE, 5/29
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2012

Bay Street Theatre is pleased to announce the first production of the 2012 Mainstage Season. Polly Draper stars in MY BRILLIANT DIVORCE, by Geraldine Aron. This American Premiere runs May 29 - June 24. The production is directed by Matt McGrath, one of Bay Street's Artistic Associates. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 3/31/2013
by BWW - Mar 31, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/31/2013 for San Francisco (more...)

The Marshmallow Girls Open I GOT GERSHWIN, April 6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2013

La compañia 'The Marshmallow Girls' estrena el musical I GOT GERSHWIN el proximo sabado 6 de abril 22h, en el Almeria Teatre de Barcelona. El espectaculo estara todos los fines de semana del mes de abril en cartel, los sabados a las 22h y los domingos a las 20h. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Julius Ahn Performs 'Shame' from STUCK ELEVATOR World Premiere at A.C.T.
by Stage Tube - Mar 22, 2013

In the spirit of the beloved hit The Black Rider, American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) continues the tradition of introducing eclectic, unforgettable musical projects to the stage with the world premiere of Stuck Elevator. Inventively staged by internationally acclaimed artist Chay Yew-and introducing the prodigious work of composer Byron Au Yong and librettist Aaron Jafferis-Stuck Elevator unleashes an evocative collision of stories, sounds, instruments, and ideas. Stuck Elevator will run April 4-28, 2013, at A.C.T.'s Geary Theater (415 Geary Street, San Francisco). Click below to watch behind-the-scenes interviews with the cast and creative team, and a sneak peek performance of 'Shame' from the world premiere musical! (more...)

La MaMa & Columbia Stages to Present BABY FAT: ACT I
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2016

La MaMa, presents in association with Columbia Stages the world premiere advance staging of BABY FAT: Act I, a Screeching Weasel Rock Opera. BABY FAT: Act I boasts music and lyrics by Ben Weasel of Screeching Weasel ("Cool Kids") and libretto by Ben Weasel (after Victor Hugo and Francesco Maria Piave). Michael Scholar, Jr. (The Black Rider) directs this November Theatre production, scheduled for a strictly limited engagement at La MaMa's Ellen Stewart Theatre at 66 East 4th Street, NYC from July 21 - July 23. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of Bay Street's MY BRILLIANT DIVORCE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2012

The official opening night for Polly Draper in MY BRILLIANT DIVORCE, took place last Saturday night at Bay Street Theatre. Geraldine Aron, the playwright for this American Premiere attended the after party in the lobby along with other theatre veterans including Blythe Danner, TEd Hartley and Dina Merrill, John McDaniel, Terrence McNally, Joe Pintauro, Mercedes Ruehl, Sloan Shelton, and Harris Yulin. The show runs now through Sunday, June 24. The production is directed by Matt McGrath, one of Bay Street Theatre's Artistic Associates. (more...)

Soul and Vibe Releases 'Songs of SirVival' Soundtrack
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

Soul and Vibe Interactive Inc. (OTCQB: SOUL), or the 'Company,' a video, mobile, and computer games publisher, today released 'Songs of SirVival,' the official soundtrack from SirVival (more...)

HUMOR ABUSE Returns to ACT, 8/3-19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2012

Lorenzo Pisoni's celebrated one-man show, Humor Abuse, returns to American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) for an exclusive limited engagement. (more...)

Kyra Sedgwick to Star in John Patrick Shanley's New Play THE DANISH WIDOW at Powerhouse, 7/16-27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

New York Stage and Film and Vassar College, this summer celebrating the 30th year of their Powerhouse Theater collaboration, announced that Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner Kyra Sedgwick will lead the cast of Academy Award and Tony Award winner John Patrick Shanley's new play The Danish Widow, which will premiere July 16-27, 2014 at Hallie Flanagan-Davis Powerhouse Theater at Vassar College. Shanley also directs the cast which also includes multitalented Broadway vets Craig Bierko and Matt McGrath, as well as stage and screen actress Annika Boras. (more...)

Bay Street Theatre Presents American Premiere of MY BRILLIANT DIVORCE, 5/29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2012

Bay Street Theatre is pleased to announce the first production of the 2012 Mainstage Season. Polly Draper stars in MY BRILLIANT DIVORCE, by Geraldine Aron. This American Premiere runs May 29 - June 24. The production is directed by Matt McGrath, one of Bay Street's Artistic Associates. (more...)

ARCADIA at American Conservatory Theater Extends Through Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2013

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) Artistic Director Carey Perloff announced today that due to popular demand, A.C.T.'s 'dazzling' (Bay Area News Group) production of Tom Stoppard's masterwork, Arcadia, has extended through Today, June 16, 2013. The production was originally scheduled to close today, June 9. Tickets for all performances are on sale now and may be purchased online at www.act-sf.org or by calling 415.749.2228. (more...)

Dave Thomas Brown, Afton C. Williamson & More to Lead MCC's THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2015

BroadwayWorld has learned that Dave Thomas Brown, recently of Heathers: The Musical at New World Stages, leads a cast that also includes Wayne Duvall (O Brother Where Art Thou?, Leatherheads), Matt McGrath (Cabaret, Hedwig and the Angry Inch), Keith Nobbs (Lombardi, 'The Black Donnellys') and Afton C. Williamson ('Nashville,' 'Homeland') will star in Matthew Lopez's The Legend of Georgia McBride, the first production of MCC's 2015-16 Main Stage Season. (more...)

Janet Henfrey and More to Star in Finborough Theatre's BARROW HILL World Premiere, Aug 19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2012

The world premiere of Barrow Hill, a first play by new playwright Jane Wainwright, starring Janet Henfrey, and directed by Abbey Wright - whose recent work includes the multi-four star production of Dublin Carol as part of the Donmar at the Trafalgar Studios season - opens at the Finborough Theatre for a limited run of Sunday and Monday evening and Tuesday matinee performances on Sunday, 19 August 2012 (Press Night: Monday, 20 August 2012 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Patrick Breen, Jordan Baker, and More to Lead THE NORMAL HEART AT ACT; Opens 9/13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2012

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) Artistic Director Carey Perloff announced today the casting for the West Coast premiere of The Normal Heart, Larry Kramer's landmark play focusing on the early years of the AIDS crisis in New York City in the 1980s. Directed by five-time Tony Award winner George C. Wolfe, The Normal Heart unfolds like a real-life political thriller as a tight-knit group of friends refuse to let doctors, politicians, and the press bury the truth about an epidemic ravaging the gay community behind a wall of silence. The Normal Heart performs a limited run September 13-October 7, 2012, at the American Conservatory Theater (415 Geary Street, San Francisco). Press night is Wednesday, September 19, at 8 p.m. The Normal Heart is presented in association with Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater in Washington, D.C., by special arrangement with Daryl Roth. (more...)

El nuevo show de las Marshmallow Girls WHAT DID YOU EXPECT FROM MR. SPECTOR, 27 de julio
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

La compañía 'The Marshmallow Girls' estrenará el próximo domingo 27 de julio de 2014 su espectáculo 'What did you expect from Mr. Spector? (La verdadera historia de Les Ramonettes)' en el Almeria Teatre a les 21h, dentro de la programación del festival Fringe de Barcelona. (more...)

BARROW HILL Opens at Finborough Theatre, 8/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2012

The world premiere of Barrow Hill, a first play by new playwright Jane Wainwright, starring Janet Henfrey, and directed by Abbey Wright - whose recent work includes the multi-four star production of Dublin Carol as part of the Donmar at the Trafalgar Studios season - opens at the Finborough Theatre for a limited run of nine Sunday and Monday evening and Tuesday matinee performances on Sunday, 19 August 2012 (Press Night: Monday, 20 August 2012 at 7.30pm). (more...)

La Mama to Present Limited Run of Rock Opera BABY FAT: ACT 1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2016

La MaMa presents, in association with Columbia Stages, the world premiere advance staging of Baby Fat, Act 1, a Screeching Weasel Rock Opera. Baby Fat: Act I boasts music and lyrics by Ben Weasel of Screeching Weasel ('Cool Kids') and libretto by Ben Weasel (after Victor Hugo and Francesco Maria Piave). Michael Scholar, Jr. (The Black Rider) directs this November Theatre production, scheduled for a strictly limited engagement at La MaMa's Ellen Stewart Theatre at 66 East 4th Street, NYC from July 21 - July 23. (more...)

Kyra Sedgwick Stars in John Patrick Shanley's New Play THE DANISH WIDOW, Beginning Tonight at Powerhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

New York Stage and Film and Vassar College, this summer celebrating the 30th year of their Powerhouse Theater collaboration, previously announced that Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner Kyra Sedgwick would lead the cast of Academy Award and Tony Award winner John Patrick Shanley's new play The Danish Widow, which premieres today, July 16, and continues through July 27, 2014 at Hallie Flanagan-Davis Powerhouse Theater at Vassar College. Shanley also directs the cast which also includes multitalented Broadway vets Craig Bierko and Matt McGrath, as well as stage and screen actress Annika Boras. (more...)

John Doble's TO PROTECT THE POETS Set for FringeNYC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

TO PROTECT THE POETS is a full-length drama about a poet and her principles colliding with a policeman's sense of justice. (more...)

'T'Estimo, Ets Perfecte, Ja Et Canviaré' regresa a Barcelona
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jan 14, 2013

Según informa la web oficial de Mercè Martínez, la actriz será una de las protagonistas de 'T'Estimo, Ets Perfecte, Ja Et Canviaré' junto a Muntsa Rius, Frank Capdet y Jordi Vidal, en el Teatre Poliorama de Barcelona a partir del 13 de febrero dirigidos por Elisenda Roca. (more...)

A.C.T. to Premiere STUCK ELEVATOR, 4/4-28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2013

In the spirit of the beloved hit The Black Rider, American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) continues the tradition of introducing eclectic, unforgettable musical projects to the stage with the world premiere of Stuck Elevator. A visionary musical work, Stuck Elevator is based on the true story of Gu?ng (?), a Chinese deliveryman who was trapped in a Bronx elevator for 81 hours. (more...)

Estreno de T'ESTIMO, ETS PERFECTE, JA ET CANVIARE en Barcelona: el musical regresa en plena forma
by Fernando Solla Rosell - Feb 24, 2013

Ya lo vemos. Por fin, ya lo vemos. Y lo oimos. Por fin, lo oimos. Y que bien suena este nuevo montaje de T'estimo, ets perfecte, ja et canviare, cuyo estreno el pasado lunes 18 de febrero entusiasmo a la platea (y anfiteatro) del Poliorama de Barcelona, que acogera el feliz espectaculo durante una breve temporada hasta el proximo 28 de abril. (more...)

Almeria Teatre celebra sus 5 años en escena recuperando sus mejores producciones
by Siscu Valenzuela - Dec 23, 2014

Numeros de musicales como 'Pegados', 'Carmen!' o 'Flor de Nit, el Cabaret' deleitan en una gala intima para celebrar el primer lustro de la compañia Gataro y Almeria Teatre (more...)

BWW TV: Highlights de SUGAR (Teatre Gaudí)
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Dec 18, 2015

Esta noche se estrena SUGAR en el Teatre Gaudi, protagonizado por Ivan Labanda, Xavi Duch y Bealia Guerra, dirigidos por Pau Doz, con coreografia de Laura Olivella y direccion musical de Bernat Hernandez. (more...)

Das English Theatre Frankfurt startet mit THE RULING CLASS in the neue Spielzeit
by Iris Moebius - Aug 9, 2013

Das English Theatre eroffnet die neue Spielzeit 2013/14 am Freitag, den 6. September mit einer messerscharfen Satire: 'The Ruling Class' von Peter Barnes. (more...)

HUMOR ABUSE Returns to ACT, 8/3-19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2012

Lorenzo Pisoni's celebrated one-man show, Humor Abuse, returns to American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) for an exclusive limited engagement. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 26, 2015
by - Aug 26, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 26 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

MCC's THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE Begins Previews Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

Dave Thomas Brown, recently of Heathers: The Musical at New World Stages, leads a cast that also includes Wayne Duvall (O Brother Where Art Thou?, Leatherheads), Matt McGrath (Cabaret, Hedwig and the Angry Inch), Keith Nobbs (Lombardi, 'The Black Donnellys') and Afton C. Williamson ('Nashville,' 'Homeland'), in Matthew Lopez's THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE, the first production of MCC's 2015-16 Main Stage Season. THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE begins previews tonight, August 20, 2015 ahead of a September 9, 2015 opening night. (more...)

BARROW HILL Opens at Finborough Theatre Tonight, Aug 20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2012

The world premiere of Barrow Hill, a first play by new playwright Jane Wainwright, starring Janet Henfrey, and directed by Abbey Wright - whose recent work includes the multi-four star production of Dublin Carol as part of the Donmar at the Trafalgar Studios season - opens at the Finborough Theatre for a limited run of nine Sunday and Monday evening and Tuesday matinee performances tonight, Monday, 20 August 2012 at 7.30pm. (more...)

Janet Henfrey and More Star in Finborough Theatre's BARROW HILL World Premiere Today, Aug 19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2012

The world premiere of Barrow Hill, a first play by new playwright Jane Wainwright, starring Janet Henfrey, and directed by Abbey Wright - whose recent work includes the multi-four star production of Dublin Carol as part of the Donmar at the Trafalgar Studios season - opens at the Finborough Theatre for a limited run of Sunday and Monday evening and Tuesday matinee performances today, 19 August 2012 (Press Night: Monday, 20 August 2012 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Cast Announced For Revival of Caryl Churchill's BLUE HEART
by Marianka Swain - Aug 16, 2016

Casting has been announced for first major revival of Caryl Churchill's BLUE HEART, nearly 20 years after its Royal Court premiere, co-produced by Tobacco Factory Theatres and the Orange Tree Theatre. Blue Heart brings them together to work again with key creatives David Mercatali and Angela Davies, who have worked on previous projects with both organisations. The play runs at Tobacco Factory Theatres 22 September-1 October, and at the Orange Tree Theatre 13 October-19 November. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 4/07/2013
by BWW - Apr 7, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/07/2013 for San Francisco (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Julius Ahn Performs 'Shame' from STUCK ELEVATOR World Premiere at A.C.T., Beg. Tonight
by Stage Tube - Apr 4, 2013

In the spirit of the beloved hit The Black Rider, American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) continues the tradition of introducing eclectic, unforgettable musical projects to the stage with the world premiere of Stuck Elevator. Inventively staged by internationally acclaimed artist Chay Yew-and introducing the prodigious work of composer Byron Au Yong and librettist Aaron Jafferis-Stuck Elevator unleashes an evocative collision of stories, sounds, instruments, and ideas. Stuck Elevator will run tonight, April 4-28, 2013, at A.C.T.'s Geary Theater (415 Geary Street, San Francisco). Click below to watch behind-the-scenes interviews with the cast and creative team, and a sneak peek performance of 'Shame' from the world premiere musical! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 4/21/2013
by BWW - Apr 21, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/21/2013 for San Francisco (more...)

DER MENTOR, Juni 2014 Theater/Komödie am Kurfürstendamm
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

DER MENTOR von Daniel Kehlmann Premiere am 1. Juni 2014 (Vorauffu?hrungen: 29. bis 31. Mai 2014) bis 13. Juli 2014 Komo?die am Kurfu?rstendamm (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 4/14/2013
by BWW - Apr 14, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/14/2013 for San Francisco (more...)

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