The Boys from Syracuse

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New York City Center (New York, NY)
131 West 55th St. (between 6th and 7th Avenues)
New York, NY
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Based on the play "The Comedy of Errors" by William Shakespeare

It's Official! Hugh Jackman, Laura Donnelly, Cush Jumbo Set for Jez Butterworth's THE RIVER at Circle in the Square This Fall
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

We've been reporting on the buzz since January, but now Hugh Jackman is making Broadway fan's May dreams come true! It's just been officially announced that Sonia Friedman Productions will present the Royal Court Theatre production of THE RIVER, a new play by Jez Butterworth, starring Hugh Jackman, Laura Donnelly and Cush Jumbo, and directed by Ian Rickson. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 5/04/2014
by BWW - May 4, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/04/2014 for Los Angeles (more...)

Lea DeLaria Coming to Feinstein's at the Nikko, 6/28
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

In honor of San Francisco Gay Pride, Hotel Nikko San Francisco and Michael Feinstein are thrilled to welcome acclaimed singer, actress and comedian, Lea DeLaria, to Feinstein's at the Nikko for one performance only - Saturday, June 28 at 7 p.m. DeLaria, one of the break out stars of 'Orange Is The New Black,' will sing classics from her three Warner Jazz records, tunes from her Broadway shows, The American Songbook, as well as previewing some tracks from her soon-to-be released album 'House of David: delaria + bowie = jazz.' Tickets for Lea DeLaria range in price from $45 - $60 and are on-sale now and available by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketweb.com. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Deborah Grace Winer on Music and Shakespeare
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - May 29, 2014

Something Old, Something New: Sing For Your Shakespeare Launches in Westport (more...)

Karen Akers, Stephen DeRosa & More Set for Westport Country Playhouse's SING FOR YOUR SHAKESPEARE, 6/3-22
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

Westport Country Playhouse's world premiere musical revue, "Sing for Your Shakespeare," playing June 3 - 22, will feature a six-member cast of Broadway talents: Karen Akers, Britney Coleman, Darius de Haas, Stephen DeRosa, Constantine Germanacos, and Laurie Wells. With selections from Cole Porter's "Kiss Me, Kate," Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim's "West Side Story," and Rodgers and Hart's "The Boys from Syracuse," as well as numbers by Duke Ellington, Frank Loesser, and others, the production explores how the American Songbook has been inspired for decades by Shakespeare's works. (more...)

A Beautiful Journey... Meet the Full Cast of VIOLET, Beginning Tomorrow on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 27, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company's production of VIOLET, starring Sutton Foster, Colin Donnell, Alexander Gemignani and Joshua Henry, begins previews tomorrow, March 28, 2014. VIOLET officially opens on April 20, 2014 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street). Scroll down to learn more about the full company and check out a sneak peek performance and interviews with the cast! (more...)

The Pacific Northwest Ballet Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 4/11-19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

Pacific Northwest Ballet continues its 2013-2014 season with George Balanchine's A Midsummer Night's Dream. A complete delight for all ages, this full-length ballet is based on William Shakespeare's comedy about the romantic adventures, quarrels and reunions of two pairs of mortal lovers and the king and queen of the fairies. Balanchine's Midsummer, which New York City Ballet premiered in 1962, was the first original evening-length ballet he choreographed in America. Staged by PNB Founding Artistic Director Francia Russell, PNB's production is an enchanted landscape where misunderstandings and mayhem weave tangled paths through the opulent layers of Martin Pakledinaz's designs and Balanchine's marvelously crafted partnerings. All ends well in Act II's wedding festivities with the recognition of ideal love, tenderly portrayed in an exquisite pas de deux. A Midsummer Night's Dream plays for eight performances only, April 11-19 at McCaw Hall at Seattle Center Tickets start at $28 and may be purchased by calling the PNB Box Office at 206. 441.2424, online at PNB.org, or in person at the PNB Box Office at 301 Mercer Street. (more...)

Tickets Go on Sale Tomorrow for Nicky Silver's TOO MUCH SUN, Starring Linda Lavin
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

Tickets for Nicky Silver's newest work, TOO MUCH SUN starring Linda Lavin, will go on sale Tuesday, March 25 at 1pm. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse to Premiere SING FOR YOUR SHAKESPEARE Revue, Directed by Mark Lamos, 6/3-22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

Westport Country Playhouse announces a world premiere musical revue, 'Sing for Your Shakespeare,' as the second production in its 2014 season, running June 3 - 22. Directed by Mark Lamos, and co-conceived by Lamos, Wayne Barker, and Deborah Grace Winer, the show is based on an original idea and production for 92nd Street Y's Lyrics & Lyricists, New York, NY. Celebrating its 84th season, Westport Country Playhouse was recently named Theater Company of the Year by The Wall Street Journal. (more...)

Christopher Sieber's MATILDA Debut Delayed Due to Hand Injury
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

Christopher Sieber, who will be Broadway's newest Miss Trunchbull in Matilda, will have to wait to play the tyrant headmistress on stage .During rehearsals for his debut as Miss Trunchbull in MATILDA THE MUSICAL last month, Sieber fractured a bone in his hand. He is now expected to begin performances on Tuesday April 8 if his hand is fully healed. Cast member Ben Thompson will perform the role beginning this Tuesday March 18 when Mr. Sieber had hoped to begin performances in the show. (more...)

Aaron Lazar to Host Arts For All's 6th Annual Benefit at Joe's Pub, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

Arts For All has announced this year's annual benefit concert at Joe's Pub on April 28th, hosted by Aaron Lazar, star of Sting's upcoming, new musical, The Last Ship, and directed by Alexander Gemignani, currently appearing in Violet on Broadway. The evening will feature performances by other Broadway performers, donating their time and talents to raise money and awareness for Arts For All's free arts programming with in-need children in all five boroughs of New York City. Tickets are available now through Joe's Pub. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at SING FOR YOUR SHAKESPEARE at Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2014

Westport Country Playhouse's world premiere musical revue, 'Sing for Your Shakespeare,' playing now through June 22, features a six-member cast of Broadway talents: Karen Akers, Britney Coleman, Darius de Haas, Stephen DeRosa, Constantine Germanacos, and Laurie Wells. With selections from Cole Porter's 'Kiss Me, Kate,' Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim's 'West Side Story,' and Rodgers and Hart's 'The Boys from Syracuse,' as well as numbers by Duke Ellington, Frank Loesser, and others, the production explores how the American Songbook has been inspired for decades by Shakespeare's works. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

Tickets Go On Sale Tomorrow for Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, Starring James Earl Jones
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Producers of the upcoming Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize winning play You Can't Take It With You announce that tickets go on sale to the general public on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, and will be available by calling (212) 239-6200 or by visiting Telecharge.com. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Extends SING FOR YOUR SHAKESPEARE Through 6/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Westport Country Playhouse announces that due to ticket demand for its current production of the world premiere musical revue, "Sing for Your Shakespeare," extra performances have been added on Thursday through Saturday, June 26 - 28, at 8 p.m. (more...)

Zonya Love, Allysone Kaye Daniel, Nathanial Stampley & More to Lead Milwaukee Repertory Theater's THE COLOR PURPLE this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

Milwaukee Repertory Theater announced casting today for The Color Purple, the glorious musical saga which opens Friday, September 26, 2014 and runs from September 23 - November 2, 2014. (more...)

Lee Wilkof, Bobby Moreno and More Set for Playwrights Horizons' BOOTYCANDY and GRAND CONCOURSE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2014

Playwrights Horizons has announced initial casting for its upcoming 2014/2015 Season. The announcement includes casting for the first two shows of the season: initial casting for BOOTYCANDY, the New York premiere of a new play written and directed by Obie Award winner Robert O'Hara (In the Continuum, Antebellum, Insurrection: Holding History); and initial casting for GRAND CONCOURSE, the World Premiere of a new play by playwright and two-time Obie Award-winning actress Heidi Schreck (There Are No More Big Secrets, Creature), directed by Kip Fagan (The Revisionist, Asuncion). (more...)

Nat Chandler, Jennifer Hope Wills and More Set for THE MERRY WIDOW with Regina Symphony, Jan 11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2014

Broadway stars Teri Dale Hansen (Show Boat, The Boys from Syracuse) Nat Chandler (Scarlet Pimpernel, The Phantom of the Opera) Jason Graae (A Grand Night for Singing, Falsettos Mendel) Jennifer Hope Wills (The Phantom of the Opera, Wonderful Town) and Eric Van Hoven (Candide, Master Class) will be appearing with The Regina Symphony Orchestra at the Conexus Arts Centre in Saskatchewan, Canada in THE MERRY WIDOW on Saturday, January 11th at 8:00pm. (more...)

Harriet Harris, Judy Kaye, David Garrison, Rachel York & More Join Christian Borle in Encores! LITTLE ME; Runs 2/5-9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2014

Robert Creighton, David Garrison, Harriet Harris, Judy Kaye, Lewis J. Stadlen, Lee Wilkof, Tony Yazbeck and Rachel York will join Christian Borle in Cy Coleman and Carolyn Leighıs Little Me, the opening production of New York City Centerıs 2014 Encores! season, running for seven performances, February 5 - 9. The show will be directed by John Rando with music direction by Rob Berman and choreography by Joshua Bergasse. (more...)

Breaking News: Matt Harrington and Christopher Sieber to Join Cast of MATILDA!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

Producers of the Tony Award-winning MATILDA THE MUSICAL announced today that Matt Harrington and Christopher Sieber will join the company as Mr. Wormwood and Miss Trunchbull, respectively. (more...)

Kara Mikula Stars in CLO Cabaret's JUDGE JACKIE JUSTICE Musical, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

Pittsburgh CLO presents the WORLD PREMIERE of the hysterical original musical comedy Judge Jackie Justice, which will run tonight, January 31 through April 27 at the CLO Cabaret. (more...)

Crown City Theatre to Present THE FOREIGNER, 2/14-4/27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

Crown City Theatre Company presents 'THE FOREIGNER' by Larry Shue, directed By Joanne McGee at the Crown City Theatre (located on the campus of St. Matthew's Church), 11031 Camarillo Street / North Hollywood, Calif. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 1/19/2014
by BWW - Jan 19, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/19/2014 for Minneapolis (more...)

Christopher Sieber Set to Bring MINNESOTA BOY DOES WELL to 54 Below in February!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Christopher Sieber in Minnesota Boy Does Well: Tales from Center and Backstage on February 4th and 11th at 7pm. The show was written by Christopher Sieber and Fred Bracken, and will feature musical direction and piano accompaniment by Joey Chancey and direction by Fred Bracken. (more...)

Drew McVety, Tom Hewitt, Philip Hoffman and More Set for Westchester Broadway Theatre's TITANIC, Now thru 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

Original Titanic Broadway cast member Drew McVety will again set sail in the Tony Award-winning musical, which begins performances at WBT tonight, January 16. The production, which is a new intimate adaptation of Maury Yeston and Peter Stone's lushly scored musical about the doomed ocean liner, will run through February 23rd. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 1/12/2014
by BWW - Jan 12, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/12/2014 for Minneapolis (more...)

Nat Chandler, Jennifer Hope Wills and More Set for THE MERRY WIDOW with Regina Symphony Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2014

Broadway stars Teri Dale Hansen (Show Boat, The Boys from Syracuse) Nat Chandler (Scarlet Pimpernel, The Phantom of the Opera) Jason Graae (A Grand Night for Singing, Falsettos Mendel) Jennifer Hope Wills (The Phantom of the Opera, Wonderful Town) and Eric van Hoven (Candide, Master Class) will be appearing with The Regina Symphony Orchestra at the Conexus Arts Centre in Saskatchewan, Canada in THE MERRY WIDOW tonight, January 11th at 8:00pm. (more...)

L'Auditori de Barcelona y su orquesta sinfónica repasan las mejores canciones del teatro musical con voces del West End
by Siscu Valenzuela - Jan 11, 2014

Los conciertos tendran lugar los dias 11 y 12 de enero y acogeran autores tan aplaudidos como Leonard Bernstein o Andrew Lloyd Webber. (more...)

Niamh Perry Leads Cast Of THE BEAUTIFUL GAME, Union Theatre, April-May 2014
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

Over 12 years after it was seen in the West End, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Ben Elton's The Beautiful Game will receive its first London revival at the Union Theatre from Wednesday 3 April (press night Tuesday 8 April, 7.30pm) to Saturday 3 May 2014, it was announced today. On sale now. (more...)

Crown City Theatre Presents THE FOREIGNER, Now thru 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

Crown City Theatre Company presents 'THE FOREIGNER' by Larry Shue, directed By Joanne McGee at the Crown City Theatre (located on the campus of St. Matthew's Church), 11031 Camarillo Street / North Hollywood, Calif. (more...)

Teri Dale Hansen & Nat Chandler Set for LSO's LIGHTS, CAMERAS, OSCARS! Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

Broadway Stars Teri Dale Hansen (Showboat, The Boys from Syracuse) and Nat Chandler (The Phantom Of The Opera, The Scarlet Pimpernel) will be appearing with Maestro Timothy Muffitt and the Lansing Symphony Orchestra at the Wharton Center for Performing Arts in East Lansing, Michigan in LIGHTS, CAMERAS, OSCARS! Friday February 14th at 8:00pm. (more...)

Segerstrom's SIX DAYS OF BROADWAY Summer Camp Set for 6/23-7/6; Erin Dilly to Lead Program
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

A "5, 6, 7, 8," the countdown begins for Segerstrom Center's popular Six Days of Broadway musical theater summer camps returning June 23 through July 6. During the week-long sessions, students learn and participate in musical performance, monologue interpretation, audition technique, scene work, dance and much more. (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...)

Scott Ellis Set to Direct NBC's Upcoming Comedy ONE BIG HAPPY
by TV News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

According to Deadline, Broadway director Scott Ellis has signed on to direct NBC's upcoming comedy from Warner Bros. and executive producer Ellen DeGeneres, ONE BIG HAPPY. The show is about 'two platonic friends since childhood, a lesbian, Lizzy, and her straight male best friend, Luke (Zano) who have been living together and have been trying to have a baby via artificial insemination for some time. They finally get pregnant - just as Luke meets and impulsively marries the love of his life.' (more...)

Crown City Theatre Extends I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE thru Feb 2
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2013

Crown City Theatre Company has announced 12 more performances of 'I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change', featuring Book and Lyrics by Joe Di Pietro/Music by Jmmy Robert. Performances will continue Friday and Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 3pm through February 2nd. (more...)

Drew McVety, Tom Hewitt, Philip Hoffman and More Set for Westchester Broadway Theatre's TITANIC, 1/16-2/23
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2013

Original Titanic Broadway cast member Drew McVety will again set sail in the Tony Award-winning musical, which begins performances at WBT on January 16. The production, which is a new intimate adaptation of Maury Yeston and Peter Stone's lushly scored musical about the doomed ocean liner, will run through February 23rd. (more...)

NJ Rep to Present Premiere of New Comedy, ADMIT ONE January 16 - February 16
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2013

New Jersey Repertory Company will present the world premiere of 'Admit One', a new comedy by Wendy Yondorf playing January 16 through February 16, 2014 at 179 Broadway in Long Branch. (more...)

Samantha Bond and John Marquez Join DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS - Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2013

Samantha Bond (Passion Play, Amy's View, Downton Abbey, Outnumbered) plays Muriel Eubanks, a glamorous divorcee looking for love in Beaumont-sur-Mer on the French Riviera and John Marquez (Privates On Parade, The Taming of the Shrew, Doc Martin) plays Andre Thibault, Beaumont-sur-Mer's Chief of Police. (more...)

Teri Dale Hansen & Nat Chandler Set for West Michigan Symphony Orchestra'a SWINGIN' HOLIDAY CELEBRATION!, 12/13-14
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2013

Broadway stars Nat Chandler (THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL) and Teri Dale Hansen (SHOW BOAT, The Boys from Syracuse) will appear in concert with the West Michigan Symphony Orchestra in a SWINGIN' HOLIDAY CELEBRATION! December 13th and 14th, 2014 at the Frauenthal Theater in Muskegon, Michigan. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 4/06/2014
by BWW - Apr 6, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/06/2014 for Denver (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Atlanta - Week of 4/06/2014
by BWW - Apr 6, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/06/2014 for Atlanta (more...)

Christopher Sieber Delays MATILDA Debut Again Following Injury; Will Join Cast 'Later This Month'
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 4, 2014

In February, Sieber fractured a bone in his hand during rehearsals, and was believed to begin performances next week, on Tuesday, April 8. Representatives for MATILDA have now confirmed to BroadwayWorld that Sieber will need additional time for his hand to fully heal. (more...)

Erin Mackey, Tom Hewitt, Chuck Cooper & More Will Join Josh Young in World Premiere of AMAZING GRACE in Chicago this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2014

Broadway In Chicago has announced additional principal casting for the world premiere of AMAZING GRACE, the new musical with music and lyrics by Christopher Smith and a book by Christopher Smith and Arthur Giron, directed by Gabriel Barre (Andrew Lippas' The Wild Party) and choreographed by Tony Award winner Christopher Gattelli (Newsies). (more...)

Yale Rep to Stage World Premiere of THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND, 4/18-5/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

Yale Repertory Theatre, in a co-production with Berkeley Repertory Theatre, presents the world premiere of The House that will not Stand by Marcus Gardley, directed by Patricia McGregor. The House that will not Stand will be performed at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street) April 18-May 10. Opening Night is Thursday, April 24. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 4/27/2014
by BWW - Apr 27, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/27/2014 for Los Angeles (more...)

James Earl Jones to Star in Scott Ellis-Helmed YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU on Broadway; Opens 9/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

According to the New York Times, James Earl Jones will return to Broadway later this year- this time in the Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy You Can't Take It With You. The play will open at a Shubert theatre on September 28, 2014, with previews beginning in August. Scott Ellis is set to direct the revival. (more...)

Malcolm Gets Replaces Allan Corduner in Encores! IRMA LA DOUCE; Runs May 7-11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

Malcolm Gets will join Jennifer Bowles and Rob McClure in the New York City Center Encores! production of Irma La Douce, running for seven performances, May 7 - 11, 2014. Mr. Gets replaces Allan Corduner, who has had a scheduling conflict. The final production of the 2014 Encores! season will also feature Sam Bolen, Ben Crawford, Stephen DeRosa, Zachary James, Ken Krugman, and Chris Sullivan. Irma La Douce will be directed by John Doyle and choreographed by Chase Brock, with music direction by Rob Berman. Jack Viertel is Encores! Artistic Director. (more...)

Yale Rep Stages World Premiere of THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND, Now thru 5/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Yale Repertory Theatre, in a co-production with Berkeley Repertory Theatre, presents the world premiere of The House that will not Stand by Marcus Gardley, directed by Patricia McGregor. The House that will not Stand will be performed at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street) today, April 18-May 10. Opening Night is Thursday, April 24. (more...)

Christopher Sieber Joins Cast of MATILDA Tonight After Delays from Injury
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Christopher Sieber will officially make his debut as the tyrant Miss Trunchbull in Broadway's Matilda the Musical tonight, April 18. Sieber was previously scheduled to begin performances in March, but had to delay after he fractured a bone in his hand during rehearsals. (more...)


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Pacific Northwest Ballet Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Now thru 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Pacific Northwest Ballet continues its 2013-2014 season with George Balanchine's A Midsummer Night's Dream. A complete delight for all ages, this full-length ballet is based on William Shakespeare's comedy about the romantic adventures, quarrels and reunions of two pairs of mortal lovers and the king and queen of the fairies. Balanchine's Midsummer, which New York City Ballet premiered in 1962, was the first original evening-length ballet he choreographed in America. Staged by PNB Founding Artistic Director Francia Russell, PNB's production is an enchanted landscape where misunderstandings and mayhem weave tangled paths through the opulent layers of Martin Pakledinaz's designs and Balanchine's marvelously crafted partnerings. All ends well in Act II's wedding festivities with the recognition of ideal love, tenderly portrayed in an exquisite pas de deux. A Midsummer Night's Dream plays for eight performances only, tonight, April 11-19 at McCaw Hall at Seattle Center Tickets start at $28 and may be purchased by calling the PNB Box Office at 206. 441.2424, online at PNB.org, or in person at the PNB Box Office at 301 Mercer Street. (more...)

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