Tickets on Sale Today for Manhattan Theatre Club's TAKING CARE OF BABYTickets on Sale Today for Manhattan Theatre Club's TAKING CARE OF BABY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2013

Single tickets to the American premiere of TAKING CARE OF BABY, the new play by Dennis Kelly, directed by Erica Schmidtpresented as part of The Studio at Stage II - Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center - Stage II(131 West 55th Street) are available today, Monday, September 30. The play will begin previews on Tuesday, November 5 and open Tuesday, November 19. (more...)

Brian d'Arcy James, Malcolm Gets and More to Join Ethan Hawke in LCT's MACBETH; Cast Announced!Brian d'Arcy James, Malcolm Gets and More to Join Ethan Hawke in LCT's MACBETH; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2013

Lincoln Center Theater, under the direction of Producing Artistic Director Andre Bishop, has announced that Bianca Amato, Shirine Babb, John Patrick Doherty, Austin Durant, Richard Easton, Francesca Faridany, Stephanie Fieger, Malcolm Gets, John Glover, Ben Horner, Ruy Iskandar, Brian d'Arcy James, Byron Jennings, Aaron Krohn, Jeremiah Maestas, Christopher McHale, Jonny Orsini, Sam Poon, Triney Sandoval, Nathan Stark, Daniel Sunjata, Patrick Vaill, Tyler Lansing Weaks and Derek Wilson will join Ethan Hawke and Anne-Marie Duff in its upcoming production of Shakespeare's MACBETH, directed by Jack O'Brien. The production, which will feature a cast of 27, will begin previews on Thursday, October 24 and open on Thursday, November 21 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

SHREK THE MUSICAL Comes to Glasgow, April 29-May 17, 2015SHREK THE MUSICAL Comes to Glasgow, April 29-May 17, 2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2013

Producers of SHREK THE MUSICAL today announced that the larger-than-life production will coming to the King's Theatre on 29 April Sunday 17 May 2015, direct from London, where it was seen live on stage by nearly a million people. SHREK THE MUSICAL will be directing by Nigel Harman who starred as Lord Farquaad in the west end production, winning him the 2012 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical. (more...)

Photo Flash: Simon Cowell and X Factor Musical Leads Meet the Press!Photo Flash: Simon Cowell and X Factor Musical Leads Meet the Press!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2013

Stage Entertainment and Syco Entertainment invited the press today to meet the leads of the upcoming I CAN'T SING!, The X Factor Musical by Harry Hill and Steve Brown. Tickets for the brand new comedy are now on general sale ahead of the world premiere of I CAN'T SING! at the London Palladium on WEDNESDAY 26 MARCH 2014, with previews from THURSDAY 27 FEBRUARY 2014. (more...)

Richard E. Waits's MAMA ROSE to Make World Premiere at Dixon Place, 10/24Richard E. Waits's MAMA ROSE to Make World Premiere at Dixon Place, 10/24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

On Friday, October 24 at 7:30pm, Dixon Place (161A Chrystie Street -- between Rivington & Delancey) will proudly present the World-Premiere presentation and Special Equity Showcase production of MAMA ROSE, a solo performance art/experimental play with music about Rose Waits, a woman from Buffalo who could have ruled the world if they had let her. (more...)

James Dreyfus to Star in HARVEY at Birmingham Rep; Play Eyes West End TransferJames Dreyfus to Star in HARVEY at Birmingham Rep; Play Eyes West End Transfer
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

According to the Daily Mail, James Dreyfus will play 'Elwood P. Dowd' in HARVEY at Birmingham Repertory Theatre next year before the show launches a UK tour to Richmond, Bromley and Malvern. Mary Chase's play (which recently appeared on Broadway starring Jim Parsons) is being produced by Don Gregory, who told the Mail he plans on transferring the production to the West End. (more...)

Francois Battiste, Michael Crane, Ethan Phillips and Zach Shaffer Join MTC's TAKING CARE OF BABY; Full Cast Announced!Francois Battiste, Michael Crane, Ethan Phillips and Zach Shaffer Join MTC's TAKING CARE OF BABY; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2013

Manhattan Theatre Club has announced full casting for the American premiere of Taking Care of Baby by Dennis Kelly and directed by Erica Schmidt. Joining previously announced cast members Reed Birney (Blasted, Our Leading Lady), Kristen Bush (Kin, The Common Pursuit), Tony nominee Amelia Campbell (A Streetcar Named Desire, Our Country's Good) and Margaret Colin (The Columnist, 'Gossip Girl'), are Francois Battiste (Magic/ Bird), Michael Crane (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson off-Broadway), Ethan Phillips (Golden Age) and Zach Shaffer ('Smash'). (more...)

Clune and Dreyfuss Join Cast of Chocolate Factory's CANDIDEClune and Dreyfuss Join Cast of Chocolate Factory's CANDIDE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2013

Jackie Clune is to play the Old Lady and James Dreyfus is to play Dr Pangloss in the Menier Chocolate Factory's upcoming production of Candide. (more...)

Curious Theatre to Open RANCHO MIRAGE on HalloweenCurious Theatre to Open RANCHO MIRAGE on Halloween
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2013

Curious Theatre Company, in association with the National New Play Network (NNPN), presents Steven Dietz's Rancho Mirage, directed by Artistic Company Member Christopher Leo. The production runs October 31 - December 7, 2013 at 1080 Acoma Street, Denver. The opening night is November 2, 2013, at 8 p.m. (more...)

Richard E. Waits's MAMA ROSE Makes World Premiere at Dixon Place TonightRichard E. Waits's MAMA ROSE Makes World Premiere at Dixon Place Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

Tonight, October 24 at 7:30pm, Dixon Place (161A Chrystie Street -- between Rivington & Delancey) will proudly present the World-Premiere presentation and Special Equity Showcase production of MAMA ROSE, a solo performance art/experimental play with music about Rose Waits, a woman from Buffalo who could have ruled the world if they had let her. (more...)

TWELFTH NIGHT Star Stephen Fry to Guest on THE COLBERT REPORT, 10/24TWELFTH NIGHT Star Stephen Fry to Guest on THE COLBERT REPORT, 10/24
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2013

Stephen Fry, who is making his Broadway acting debut as Malvolio in the critically acclaimed Shakespeare's Globe production of TWELFTH NIGHT, will be a guest on 'The Colbert Report' on Thursday, October 24. 'The Colbert Report' airs at 11:30 PM ET on Comedy Central, 10:30 PM Central. (more...)

Brian d'Arcy James, Malcolm Gets and More to Join Ethan Hawke in LCT's MACBETH; Cast Announced!Brian d'Arcy James, Malcolm Gets and More to Join Ethan Hawke in LCT's MACBETH; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2013

Lincoln Center Theater, under the direction of Producing Artistic Director Andre Bishop, has announced that Bianca Amato, Shirine Babb, John Patrick Doherty, Austin Durant, Richard Easton, Francesca Faridany, Stephanie Fieger, Malcolm Gets, John Glover, Ben Horner, Ruy Iskandar, Brian d'Arcy James, Byron Jennings, Aaron Krohn, Jeremiah Maestas, Christopher McHale, Jonny Orsini, Sam Poon, Triney Sandoval, Nathan Stark, Daniel Sunjata, Patrick Vaill, Tyler Lansing Weaks and Derek Wilson will join Ethan Hawke and Anne-Marie Duff in its upcoming production of Shakespeare's MACBETH, directed by Jack O'Brien. The production, which will feature a cast of 27, will begin previews today, October 24 and open today, November 21 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

MTC's TAKING CARE OF BABY Begins Performances TomorrowMTC's TAKING CARE OF BABY Begins Performances Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2013

Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of TAKING CARE OF BABY by Tony Award winner Dennis Kelly will begin performances tomorrow, Tuesday, November 5. Directed by Erica Schmidt (Humor Abuse), the cast features Francois Battiste(Magic/ Bird), Reed Birney (Blasted, Our Leading Lady), Kristen Bush (Kin, The Common Pursuit), Tony nominee Amelia Campbell (A Streetcar Named Desire, Our Country's Good), Margaret Colin (The Columnist, "Gossip Girl"), Michael Crane(Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson off-Broadway), Ethan Phillips (Golden Age) and Zach Shaffer ("Smash"). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of MTC's TAKING CARE OF BABYPhoto Coverage: Inside Opening Night of MTC's TAKING CARE OF BABY
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 20, 2013

Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of TAKING CARE OF BABY by Tony Award winner Dennis Kelly opened last night, Tuesday, November 19. Directed by Erica Schmidt (Humor Abuse), the cast features Francois Battiste (Magic/ Bird), Reed Birney (Blasted, Our Leading Lady), Kristen Bush (Kin, The Common Pursuit), Tony nominee Amelia Campbell (A Streetcar Named Desire, Our Country's Good), Margaret Colin (The Columnist, 'Gossip Girl'), Michael Crane (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson off-Broadway), Ethan Phillips (Golden Age) and Zach Shaffer ('Smash'). This five week limited engagement of TAKING CARE OF BABY is presented as part of The Studio at Stage II - Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center - Stage II (131 West 55th Street). Previews began Tuesday, November 5. BroadwayWorld was there for opening night and you can check out photos below! (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from MTC's TAKING CARE OF BABYBWW TV: Watch Highlights from MTC's TAKING CARE OF BABY
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 20, 2013

Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of Taking Care of Baby by Tony Award winner Dennis Kelly opened last night, Tuesday, November 19. Directed by Erica Schmidt (Humor Abuse), the cast features Francois Battiste (Magic/ Bird), Reed Birney (Blasted, Our Leading Lady), Kristen Bush (Kin, The Common Pursuit), Tony nominee Amelia Campbell (A Streetcar Named Desire, Our Country's Good), Margaret Colin (The Columnist, 'Gossip Girl'), Michael Crane (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jacksonoff-Broadway), Ethan Phillips (Golden Age) and Zach Shaffer ('Smash'). This five week limited engagement of Taking Care of Baby is presented as part of The Studio at Stage II - Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center - Stage II (131 West 55th Street). Previews began Tuesday, November 5. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights below! (more...)

And the Verdict Is... Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's IT'S ONLY A PLAY!And the Verdict Is... Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's IT'S ONLY A PLAY!
by Meet the Cast - Nov 2, 2014

The star-studded Broadway production of the backstage comedy It's Only A Play, by 4-time Tony Award winner Terrence McNally, opened on October 9, 2014, at Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the full cast and watch interviews with the company below! (more...)

Francois Battiste, Michael Crane, Ethan Phillips and Zach Shaffer Join MTC's TAKING CARE OF BABY, Opening TonightFrancois Battiste, Michael Crane, Ethan Phillips and Zach Shaffer Join MTC's TAKING CARE OF BABY, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2013

Manhattan Theatre Club presents the American premiere of Taking Care of Baby by Dennis Kelly and directed by Erica Schmidt. Joining previously announced cast members Reed Birney (Blasted, Our Leading Lady), Kristen Bush (Kin, The Common Pursuit), Tony nominee Amelia Campbell (A Streetcar Named Desire, Our Country's Good) and Margaret Colin (The Columnist, 'Gossip Girl'), are Francois Battiste (Magic/ Bird), Michael Crane (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson off-Broadway), Ethan Phillips (Golden Age) and Zach Shaffer ('Smash'). (more...)

MTC's TAKING CARE OF BABY with Margaret Colin Opens TonightMTC's TAKING CARE OF BABY with Margaret Colin Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2013

Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of TAKING CARE OF BABY by Tony Award winner Dennis Kelly opens tonight, Tuesday, November 19. Directed by Erica Schmidt (Humor Abuse), the cast features Francois Battiste (Magic/ Bird), Reed Birney (Blasted, Our Leading Lady), Kristen Bush (Kin, The Common Pursuit), Tony nominee Amelia Campbell (A Streetcar Named Desire, Our Country's Good), Margaret Colin (The Columnist, "Gossip Girl"), Michael Crane (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson off-Broadway), Ethan Phillips (Golden Age) and Zach Shaffer ("Smash"). (more...)

Sunday Special: From the Screen to the Boards - This Season's Movie Stars on BroadwaySunday Special: From the Screen to the Boards - This Season's Movie Stars on Broadway
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 16, 2014

From Broadway debuts to stage veterans, this season is swarming with big screen stars. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you the backstory on this year's film-to-stage transplants. Scroll down to learn more, and be sure to let us who you're most excited to see on the Great White Way, plus which actors you'd like to make the leap! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Amelia Campbell, Margaret Colin, Francois Battiste and More in MTC's TAKING CARE OF BABYPhoto Flash: First Look at Amelia Campbell, Margaret Colin, Francois Battiste and More in MTC's TAKING CARE OF BABY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2013

Manhattan Theatre Club presents the American premiere of TAKING CARE OF BABY by Tony Award winner Dennis Kelly.Directed by Erica Schmidt (Humor Abuse), the cast features Francois Battiste (Magic/ Bird), Reed Birney (Blasted, Our Leading Lady), Kristen Bush (Kin, The Common Pursuit), Tony nominee Amelia Campbell (A Streetcar Named Desire, Our Country's Good), Margaret Colin (The Columnist, "Gossip Girl"), Michael Crane (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson off-Broadway), Ethan Phillips(Golden Age) and Zach Shaffer ("Smash"). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

LCT's Platform Series Continues with Kristen Bush, Jan Maxwell & Michael Simpson, 5/29LCT's Platform Series Continues with Kristen Bush, Jan Maxwell & Michael Simpson, 5/29
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

Lincoln Center Theater's Platform Series, a forum for public discussion between Lincoln Center Theater artists and interested theatergoers, continues its 16th season on Thursday, May 29 at 6 pm with KRISTEN BUSH, JAN MAXWELL and MICHAEL SIMPSON, cast members of THE CITY OF CONVERSATION, new play by Anthony Giardina, directed by Doug Hughes, currently playing at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater. (more...)

Hampstead Theatre Announces IN THE VALE OF HEALTH, 20 March-17 MayHampstead Theatre Announces IN THE VALE OF HEALTH, 20 March-17 May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2014

Five years after Simon Gray's death, Hampstead Theatre is delighted to present this extraordinary cycle of his work: premieres of three unperformed plays alongside a revival of Japes, the play that started it all off. The plays will be performed in repertory over 9 weeks, featuring four stories based on the same characters, in the same situation but all telling a different story with opposite conclusions. (more...)

Hampstead Theatre Will Transfer Simon Gray's QUARTET to Main StageHampstead Theatre Will Transfer Simon Gray's QUARTET to Main Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

Due to the demand for tickets for the nine week season currently playing at Hampstead Downstairs, ending on 17th May, Hampstead Theatre is delighted to transfer Simon Gray's quartet of plays upstairs to the Main Stage for a three week run in repertory from 28th May to 14th June. (more...)

Hampstead Theatre Presents IN THE VALE OF HEALTH, Now thru 17 MayHampstead Theatre Presents IN THE VALE OF HEALTH, Now thru 17 May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

Five years after Simon Gray's death, Hampstead Theatre is delighted to present this extraordinary cycle of his work: premieres of three unperformed plays alongside a revival of Japes, the play that started it all off. The plays will be performed in repertory over 9 weeks, featuring four stories based on the same characters, in the same situation but all telling a different story with opposite conclusions. (more...)

Hampstead Downstairs' IN THE VALE OF HEALTH to Feature Four Simon Gray Plays, Today-May 17Hampstead Downstairs' IN THE VALE OF HEALTH to Feature Four Simon Gray Plays, Today-May 17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

Hampstead Downstairs will present In The Vale Of Health: Japes / Michael / Japes Too / Missing Dates. Four Simon Gray plays, including three World Premieres, over nine weeks. Directed by Tamara Harvey, the show will run 20 March - 17 May 2014. (more...)

BWW Invite: Attend SAG Foundation Career Conversations Screening of LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER: THE NANCE with Nathan LaneBWW Invite: Attend SAG Foundation Career Conversations Screening of LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER: THE NANCE with Nathan Lane
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and BroadwayWorld.com have partnered for a filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. On June 10 (6PM) please join us for a Conversations screening of LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER: THE NANCE, Q&A with Nathan Lane?. Moderated by BroadwayWorld.com's Richard Ridge, the event will take place at The New School - Tishman Auditorium (63 Fifth Ave). (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage with Richard Ridge- SAG Foundation Conversations Series with Nathan Lane!BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage with Richard Ridge- SAG Foundation Conversations Series with Nathan Lane!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jun 28, 2015

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. The most recent conversation followed a special screening of LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER: THE NANCE, featuring Nathan Lane and moderated by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge. Check out the full interview below! (more...)

John McTernan Replaces Steve Bisley in MTC's GLENGARRY GLEN ROSSJohn McTernan Replaces Steve Bisley in MTC's GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2014

One of Australia's most versatile stage and screen actors, John McTernan, will step into the bear-pit of Melbourne Theatre Company's Glengarry Glen Ross after one of the lead actors, Steve Bisley, had to withdraw due to illness in the play's opening week. (more...)

Cast Announced for Noel Coward's THIS WAS A MAN at Finborough Theatre from July 15Cast Announced for Noel Coward's THIS WAS A MAN at Finborough Theatre from July 15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2014

Banned by the Lord Chamberlain for its facetious and irreverent treatment of adultery, This Was A Man, a previously unseen play by Noel Coward, directed by actress Belinda Lang, opens for its long overdue UK professional premiere in a strictly limited three week season at the Finborough Theatre on Tuesday, 15 July 2014 (Press Night: Thursday, 17 July 2014 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Megan Byrne, Peter Friedman, David Margulies and More to Star in Playwrights Realm's THE HATMAKER'S WIFE; Cast Announced!Megan Byrne, Peter Friedman, David Margulies and More to Star in Playwrights Realm's THE HATMAKER'S WIFE; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2013

Critically acclaimed theatre company The Playwrights Realm has announced the cast and creative team for the New York premiere of Lauren Yee's new play The Hatmaker's Wife, directed by recent OBIE Award winner Rachel Chavkin (Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812). The Hatmaker's Wife marks the first Playwrights Realm production at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 West 42nd Street) in midtown Manhattan, following previous engagements in several downtown Off-Broadway venues. Previews begin Tuesday, August 27, for an opening Thursday, September 5. (more...)

New WWII Drama THE REPORT to Open Off-BroadwayNew WWII Drama THE REPORT to Open Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

A haunting new world premiere drama, THE REPORT, will be presented August 15 - 28 in the New York International Fringe Festival. Based on the novel by Jessica Francis Kane, THE REPORT is adapted by Martin Casella, whose THE IRISH CURSE earned the Outstanding Playwriting Award in the 2005 FringeNYC and went on to a highly acclaimed Off-Broadway run. The director is Alan Muraoka, whose credits include FALSETTOLAND (NAATCO), KARAOKE STORIES and 'Sesame Street.' (more...)

Noel Coward's THIS WAS A MAN Begins Tonight at Finborough TheatreNoel Coward's THIS WAS A MAN Begins Tonight at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Banned by the Lord Chamberlain for its facetious and irreverent treatment of adultery, This Was A Man, a previously unseen play by Noel Coward, directed by actress Belinda Lang, opens for its long overdue UK professional premiere in a strictly limited three week season at the Finborough Theatre tonight, 15 July 2014 (Press Night: Thursday, 17 July 2014 at 7.30pm). (more...)

BOARDWALK EMPIRE's Michael Countryman to Lead THE REPORT at NYC FringeBOARDWALK EMPIRE's Michael Countryman to Lead THE REPORT at NYC Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2015

Barry Goralnick, Sarahbeth Grossman, Craig Zehms in association with Cutting Hedge Productions will present a haunting new world premiere drama, THE REPORT, August 15 - 28 in the New York International Fringe Festival. Based on the novel by Jessica Francis Kane, THE REPORT was adapted by Martin Casella, whose THE IRISH CURSE earned the Outstanding Playwriting Award in the 2005 FringeNYC and went on to a highly acclaimed Off-Broadway run. The show's director is Alan Muraoka whose credits include FALSETTOLAND, KARAOKE STORIES and "Sesame Street." (more...)

La MaMa and Sheryl Lee Ralph to Stage Richard E. Waits' MAMA ROSE, 1/30-2/8La MaMa and Sheryl Lee Ralph to Stage Richard E. Waits' MAMA ROSE, 1/30-2/8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

LA MaMa Experimental Theatre Club and Sheryl Lee Ralph and The D.I.V.A. Foundation present MAMA ROSE (A Solo Musical). This show gives a glimpse of Mr. Waits' life growing up in Buffalo, New York with his own MAMA ROSE, Rose Waits. In this dark comedy you'll find out that this 'southern belle' could have ruled the world...if they had only let her. (more...)

Stephen Fry Joins Cast of 24: LIVE ANOTHER DAYStephen Fry Joins Cast of 24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY
by TV News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

According to Deadline, the popular UK actor has signed on for 24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY, debuting with a two-hour television premiere Monday, May 5on FOX, and makes its time period premiere The Following week on Monday, May 12. (more...)

Maureen Lipman and James Dreyfus Star in HARVEY, Opening Next Month at Birmingham Repertory TheatreMaureen Lipman and James Dreyfus Star in HARVEY, Opening Next Month at Birmingham Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

Mary Chase's Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy HARVEY directed by Lindsay Posner, will open at Birmingham Repertory Theatre on 6 February, running until 21 February. First produced on Broadway in 1944 where it ran for four years, this new production stars James Dreyfus as Elwood P. Dowd and Maureen Lipman as his sister, Veta. (more...)

Hampstead Downstairs' IN THE VALE OF HEALTH to Feature Four Simon Gray Plays, March 20-May 17Hampstead Downstairs' IN THE VALE OF HEALTH to Feature Four Simon Gray Plays, March 20-May 17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2014

Hampstead Downstairs will present In The Vale Of Health: Japes / Michael / Japes Too / Missing Dates. Four Simon Gray plays, including three World Premieres, over nine weeks. Directed by Tamara Harvey, the show will run 20 March - 17 May 2014. (more...)

Jan Maxwell, John Aylward, Barbara Garrick & More to Star in Anthony Giardina's THE CITY OF CONVERSATION at Lincoln Center TheaterJan Maxwell, John Aylward, Barbara Garrick & More to Star in Anthony Giardina's THE CITY OF CONVERSATION at Lincoln Center Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

Lincoln Center Theater has announced that John Aylward, Kristen Bush, Beth Dixon, Barbara Garrick, Jan Maxwell, Luke Niehaus, Kevin O'Rourke and Michael Simpson will be featured in its upcoming production of THE CITY OF CONVERSATION, a new play by Anthony Giardina, directed by Doug Hughes. THE CITY OF CONVERSATION begins previews Thursday, April 10 and opens on Monday, May 5 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). Additional casting for THE CITY OF CONVERSATION will be announced at a later date. (more...)

A Red Orchid Theatre Extends ACCIDENTALLY, LIKE A MARTYR thru March 15A Red Orchid Theatre Extends ACCIDENTALLY, LIKE A MARTYR thru March 15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2015

Due to overwhelming demand, A Red Orchid Theatre announces the extension of Accidentally, Like a Martyr, written by Grant James Varjas and directed by Ensemble Member Shade Murray and featuring Ensemble Members Steve Haggard, and Doug Vickers with David Cerda, Layne Manzer, Luce Metrius, Troy West and Dominique Worsley The production now runs January 15 - March 15, 2015, at A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N. Wells. (more...)

MTC's TAKING CARE OF BABY Begins Final Week of PerformancesMTC's TAKING CARE OF BABY Begins Final Week of Performances
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2013

Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of Taking Care of Baby by Tony Award winner Dennis Kelly begins its final week of performances tonight at 7:30PM. (more...)

A Noise Within to Host ANTIGONE Reading, 1/20A Noise Within to Host ANTIGONE Reading, 1/20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2013

A Noise Within (ANW), the acclaimed classical repertory theatre company, presents a free reading of Jean Anouilh's Antigone. Robertson Dean, a resident artist with the company, translated and directs the piece. Admission for the reading is free. Please RSVP via phone to 626-356-3100 x1 to reserve your seat. (more...)

Alley Theatre Announces Cast and Creative Team for Jon Robin Baitz's Other Desert CitiesAlley Theatre Announces Cast and Creative Team for Jon Robin Baitz's Other Desert Cities
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2013

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for Other Desert Cities. A riveting new play by Pulitzer Prize nominee and creator of TV's hit drama Brothers & Sisters, Jon Robin Baitz's Other Desert Cities was named the Outstanding Play by the Outer Critics Circle and called 'the best new play on Broadway' by The New York Times. Jackson Gay returns to direct this new production after helming the Alley Theatre's productions of August: Osage County, Red andIntelligence-Slave. (more...)

Haunting New Drama THE REPORT to Conclude FringeNYC Run TomorrowHaunting New Drama THE REPORT to Conclude FringeNYC Run Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

THE REPORT, a haunting new drama, will conclude its FringeNYC engagement tomorrow (Friday, August 28). The play opened at the New York International Fringe Festival on August 15th.  (more...)

Megan Byrne, Peter Friedman, David Margulies and More Star in Playwrights Realm's THE HATMAKER'S WIFE, Beg. TonightMegan Byrne, Peter Friedman, David Margulies and More Star in Playwrights Realm's THE HATMAKER'S WIFE, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2013

Critically acclaimed theatre company The Playwrights Realm presents the New York premiere of Lauren Yee's new play The Hatmaker's Wife, directed by recent OBIE Award winner Rachel Chavkin (Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812). The Hatmaker's Wife marks the first Playwrights Realm production at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 West 42nd Street) in midtown Manhattan, following previous engagements in several downtown Off-Broadway venues. Previews begin tonight, August 27, for an opening Thursday, September 5. (more...)

Martin Casella's Haunting Drama THE REPORT Plays NY International Fringe FestivalMartin Casella's Haunting Drama THE REPORT Plays NY International Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2015

THE REPORT is set to open today (Saturday) in the New York International Fringe Festival. Based on the novel by Jessica Francis Kane, THE REPORT is adapted by Martin Casella, author of The Irish Curse which earned the Outstanding Playwriting Award in the 2005 FringeNYC and went on to a highly acclaimed Off-Broadway run. The director is Alan Muraoka, whose credits include FALSETTOLAND (NAATCO), KARAOKE STORIES and "Sesame Street." (more...)

MTC to Present U.S. Premiere of Dennis Kelly's TAKING CARE OF BABY, Begin. Nov. 5; Margaret Colin, Reed Birney & More to StarMTC to Present U.S. Premiere of Dennis Kelly's TAKING CARE OF BABY, Begin. Nov. 5; Margaret Colin, Reed Birney & More to Star
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2013

Lynne Meadow, Barry Grove, and Mandy Greenfield have announced that Manhattan Theatre Club will produce the American premiere of TAKING CARE OF BABY, by Tony Award winner Dennis Kelly, directed by Erica Schmidt (Humor Abuse at MTC, Invasion!). TAKING CARE OF BABY will begin previews on Tuesday, November 5 and open Tuesday, November 19 as part of MTC's 2013-2014 season of The Studio at Stage II - Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center - Stage II (131 West 55th Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE REPORT as Part of FringeNYCPhoto Flash: First Look at THE REPORT as Part of FringeNYC
by Nora Dominick - Aug 13, 2015

THE REPORT is set to begin performances this Saturday, August 15th at the New York International Fringe Festival. Based on the novel by Jessica Francis Kane, THE REPORT is adapted by Martin Casella, author of THE IRISH CURSE which earned the Outstanding Playwriting Award in the 2005 FringeNYC and went on to a highly acclaimed Off-Broadway run. The director is Alan Muraoka, whose credits include FALSETTOLAND (NAATCO), KARAOKE STORIES and 'Sesame Street.' (more...)

FringeNYC's THE REPORT Set for WBAI's ARTS EXPRESS This ThursdayFringeNYC's THE REPORT Set for WBAI's ARTS EXPRESS This Thursday
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

WBAI Radio's 'Arts Express' will feature a special interview with Martin Casella, author of the upcoming Off-Broadway play THE REPORT, this Thursday, August 13th between 2 & 3 PM. The broadcast can be heard on 99.5 FM or online at www.wbai.org. THE REPORT is being presented August 15 - 28 in the New York International Fringe Festival. Based on the novel by Jessica Francis Kane, THE REPORT is adapted by Casella, whose The Irish Curse earned the Outstanding Playwriting Award in the 2005 FringeNYC and went on to a highly acclaimed Off-Broadway run. The director is Alan Muraoka, whose credits include Falsettoland (NAATCO), Karaoke Stories and "Sesame Street." (more...)

San Francisco Playhouse to Stage SEMINAR, 4/29-6/14San Francisco Playhouse to Stage SEMINAR, 4/29-6/14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

San Francisco Playhouse (Artistic Director Bill English & Producing Director Susi Damilano) continues its provocative eleventh season with Seminar by recent Susan Blackburn Award nominee Theresa Rebeck (Smash, The Scene). (more...)

San Francisco Playhouse Stages SEMINAR, Now thru 6/14San Francisco Playhouse Stages SEMINAR, Now thru 6/14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

San Francisco Playhouse (Artistic Director Bill English & Producing Director Susi Damilano) continues its provocative eleventh season with Seminar by recent Susan Blackburn Award nominee Theresa Rebeck (Smash, The Scene). (more...)

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