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DMT Presents WOMAN IN BLACK, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2013

The Douglas Morrisson Theatre continues its 2013-2014 season of mystery and romance with 'The Woman in Black' - A Ghost Play adapted by Stephen Mallatratt from the book by Susan Hill. Directed by Marilyn Langbehn and featuring C. Conrad Cady, Mark Frazier and Cynthia Lagodzinski, 'The Woman in Black' is a marvelous piece of chilling story-telling that will have you on the edge of your seat from the moment the house lights go down. (more...)

Burning Coal Theatre Company & Delta Boys Present the Raleigh Premiere of MOLLY SWEENEY, 9/29-10/9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2011

Burning Coal Theatre Company, in collaboration with The Delta Boys, continues its Wait Til You See This! (second stage) season with Brian Friel's Molly Sweeney by Brian Friel. The production will run September 29 - October 9, 2011 at the Murphey School, 224 Polk Street, Raleigh, NC. (more...)

DMT Presents WOMAN IN BLACK Opening 9/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2013

The Douglas Morrisson Theatre continues its 2013-2014 season of mystery and romance with "The Woman in Black" - A Ghost Play adapted by Stephen Mallatratt from the book by Susan Hill. Directed by Marilyn Langbehn and featuring C. Conrad Cady, Mark Frazier and Cynthia Lagodzinski, "The Woman in Black" is a marvelous piece of chilling story-telling that will have you on the edge of your seat from the moment the house lights go down. (more...)

Silver Spring Stage to Present THE BALTIMORE WALTZ, 9/20-10/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2013

Silver Spring Stage presents The Baltimore Waltz by Paula Vogel, directed by Bob Scott and produced by Bob Benn, a giddy and emotional quest of a woman recently diagnosed with a bizarre illness and her brother in a whirlwind tour of Europe to find a cure, encountering an espionage scheme and discovering surprising twists and turns. The Baltimore Waltz will perform weekends September 20 to October 12. (more...)

Burning Coal Theatre Company & Delta Boys Present the Raleigh Premiere of MOLLY SWEENEY, 9/29-10/9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2011

Burning Coal Theatre Company, in collaboration with The Delta Boys, continues its Wait Til You See This! (second stage) season with Brian Friel's Molly Sweeney by Brian Friel. The production will run September 29 - October 9, 2011 at the Murphey School, 224 Polk Street, Raleigh, NC. (more...)

Damian Humbley, Jon Robyns & More Announced in DICKENS ABRIDGED at The Arts Theatre, Nov 27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2013

This Christmas, actors from West End Shows as diverse as Merrily We Roll Along, Avenue Q, Les Miserables, Spamalot, and Reduced Shakespeare will join forces in DICKENS ABRIDGED, a fast-paced musical comedy from the co-creator of The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged), which will open in the West End for a limited Christmas Season at The Arts Theatre from Wednesday 27 November 2013 toSunday 5 January 2014 (press night Monday 2 December). (more...)

The Seeing Place Theater Group Closes LOOK BACK IN ANGER 10/30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2010

Theater productions with an edge, a message and purpose, stories such as Clifford Odet's Waiting for Lefty and now the John Osborne's Look Back in Anger, October 13 - 30, Wed-Sat @ 8pm, Sat Matinees @ 2pm at ATA's Sargent Theater, 314 West 54th St. 4th floor. $18 General Admission, $15 Students & Seniors. www.smarttix.com 212-868-4444 (more...)

Silver Spring Stage to Present THE PILLOWMAN, 11/1-23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2013

Silver Spring Stage presents The Pillowman by Martin McDonagh, directed by Craig Mummey and produced by Pauline Griller-Mitchell and Amy Sullivan, an engrossing and provocative drama that centers on a writer in an unnamed totalitarian state who is being interrogated about the gruesome content of his short stories and their similarities to a series of child murders. With dark echoes of the Grimm tales, this is an unflinching examination of the very nature and purpose of art. The Pillowman will perform weekends November 1 to 23. (more...)

Shakespeare and More Set for the Alley Theater, Nov 2013
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2013

We know what we're thankful for - fun, exciting theater. So we're bringing a lot of it to the Alley in November, with as many character as possible with 'Three Heroes Walk Into a Bar' and 'The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged).' (more...)

The Seeing Place Theater Group Presents LOOK BACK IN ANGER 10/13-10/30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2010

Theater productions with an edge, a message and purpose, stories such as Clifford Odet's Waiting for Lefty and now the John Osborne's Look Back in Anger, October 13 - 30, Wed-Sat @ 8pm, Sat Matinees @ 2pm at ATA's Sargent Theater, 314 West 54th St. 4th floor. $18 General Admission, $15 Students & Seniors. www.smarttix.com 212-868-4444 (more...)

HENRY VIII, MEASURE FOR MEASURE and More Set for Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's 2013 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2012

Shakespeare's Henry VIII and Measure for Measure will receive their first productions at the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival in the company's summer season of 2013. The season will also include Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest, the award-winning comic-thriller, The 39 Steps, and Rodgers and Hammerstein's legendary musical, Oklahoma! (more...)

Shakespeare and More Set for the Alley Theater, Nov 2013
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2013

We know what we're thankful for - fun, exciting theater. So we're bringing a lot of it to the Alley in November, with as many character as possible with 'Three Heroes Walk Into a Bar' and 'The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged).' (more...)

Josh Mertz and Erik Bowie Present BATZ June 2-July 1
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2011

Josh Mertz and Erik Bowie present BATZ as part of The Comic Book Theater Festival on June 2-July 1 @ The Brick (more...)

CSC Announces A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged)
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2011

Now celebrating its ninth year at the ruins in Ellicott City, CSC presents a summer season that is bound to dazzle and delight audiences of all ages. Returning to the picturesque PFI Historic Park, Chesapeake Shakespeare Company will present two wildly popular plays in repertory, A Midsummer Night's Dream and The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged). (more...)

Actors' Theatre Hosts Tent Dinner Before Premiere of ROBIN HOOD Tonight, 5/24
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2012

Actors' Theatre of Columbus will be transforming German Village's Schiller Park into Sherwood Forest for its Annual Tent Dinner this evening, May 24th. In the offing is the world premiere of Robin Hood, of English folklore fame, which was written for Actors' Theatre by local playwright Philip J. Hickman. (more...)

ROBIN HOOD Kicks Off Actors' Theatre 31st Season Tonight, 5/24
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2012

Actors' Theatre of Columbus will present a steady line up of comedy, drama, and adventure for their 31st season, including Goldoni's THE SERVANT OF TWO MASTERS and THE COMPLETE WORKS OF SHAKESPEARE (ABRIGED) This year, for the first time ever, Actors' Theatre will perform in two different locations. (more...)

Kennedy Center Presents COMPLETELY HOLLYWOOD (Abridged) 6/22-7/11
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2010

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents the Reduced Shakespeare Company in Completely Hollywood (abridged) June 22 - July 11, 2010 in the Terrace Theater. America's 'bad boys of abridgement' take on America's largest cultural and economic export (well, except for weapons) in this seriously silly show biz satire. (more...)

Mid-March Brings MORE Theatre Viewing Opportunities to the California Central Coast!
by Curt Miner - Mar 8, 2010

As we come to the second week of March, some of our California Central Coast theatre and live entertainment venues have just closed or will soon be closing their current performance runs, while a couple are preparing to open new shows - rarely a dull moment when it comes to theatre opportunities in these parts! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in St. Paul - Week of 3/30/2014
by BWW - Mar 30, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/30/2014 for St. Paul (more...)

The Kennedy Center Announces the Reduced Shakespeare Company, 6/21-7/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2011

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announces a summer engagement of the Reduced Shakespeare Company from June 21 to July 24, 2011 in the Terrace Theater. Tickets range from $39-$49 and will go on sale to the public at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at the Kennedy Center box office, by calling Instant Charge at (202) 467-4600 or online at www.kennedy-center.org. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in St. Paul - Week of 3/23/2014
by BWW - Mar 23, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/23/2014 for St. Paul (more...)

Willkommen, Bienvenue, Welcome! Meet the Full Cast of Roundabout's CABARET, Beginning Tomorrow on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 20, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Joe Masteroff, John Kander and Fred Ebb's Tony winning musical Cabaret, starring Tony Award-winner Alan Cumming and Golden Globe-winner Michelle Williams, begins previews tomorrow, Friday March 21. Cabaret officially opens on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street). This is a 24-week limited engagement. Scroll down to learn more about the full company, plus watch a TV spot for the production below! (more...)

March Theatre Openings & Closings on the California Central Coast
by Curt Miner - Mar 2, 2010

As we come to the beginning of March, a number of our California Central Coast theatre and live entertainment venues have recently closed or will soon be closing their current performance runs. However - never fear! As a very wise theatre professor of mine once told me - the only reason one show closes is so another one can open. (more...)

Lyric Arts to Present THE COMPLETE WORKS OF SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED), 3/28-4/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

Lyric Arts is set to blow high school English out of the water with The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), coming to the Main Street Stage this Spring. (more...)

Josh Mertz and Erik Bowie Present BATZ June 2-July 1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2011

Josh Mertz and Erik Bowie present BATZ as part of The Comic Book Theater Festival on June 2-July 1 @ The Brick (more...)

Silver Spring Stage Presents RED HERRING, Now thru 7/27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2013

Silver Spring Stage presents Red Herring by Michael Hollinger, directed and produced by Seth Ghitelman, an antic comedy of three love stories, a murder mystery, and a nuclear espionage plot set in 1952. Red Herring will perform weekends today, June 28 to July 27. Please note there will be no performances the holiday weekend of July 5-7. (more...)

Silver Spring Stage to Present RED HERRING, 6/28-7/27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2013

Silver Spring Stage presents Red Herring by Michael Hollinger, directed and produced by Seth Ghitelman, an antic comedy of three love stories, a murder mystery, and a nuclear espionage plot set in 1952. Red Herring will perform weekends June 28 to July 27. Please note there will be no performances the holiday weekend of July 5-7. (more...)

Kennedy Center Presents COMPLETELY HOLLYWOOD (Abridged) 6/22-7/11
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2010

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents the Reduced Shakespeare Company in Completely Hollywood (abridged) June 22 - July 11, 2010 in the Terrace Theater. America's 'bad boys of abridgement' take on America's largest cultural and economic export (well, except for weapons) in this seriously silly show biz satire. (more...)

The Kennedy Center Announces the Reduced Shakespeare Company, 6/21-7/24
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2011

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announces a summer engagement of the Reduced Shakespeare Company from June 21 to July 24, 2011 in the Terrace Theater. Tickets range from $39-$49 and will go on sale to the public at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at the Kennedy Center box office, by calling Instant Charge at (202) 467-4600 or online at www.kennedy-center.org. (more...)

Josh Mertz and Erik Bowie Present BATZ June 2-July 1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2011

Josh Mertz and Erik Bowie present BATZ as part of The Comic Book Theater Festival on June 2-July 1 @ The Brick (more...)

HENRY VIII, MEASURE FOR MEASURE and More Set for Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's 2013 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2013

Shakespeare's Henry VIII and Measure for Measure will receive their first productions at the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival in the company's summer season of 2013. The season will also include Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest, the award-winning comic-thriller, The 39 Steps, and Rodgers and Hammerstein's legendary musical, Oklahoma! (more...)

DMT Presents WOMAN IN BLACK Opening 9/6
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2013

The Douglas Morrisson Theatre continues its 2013-2014 season of mystery and romance with "The Woman in Black" - A Ghost Play adapted by Stephen Mallatratt from the book by Susan Hill. Directed by Marilyn Langbehn and featuring C. Conrad Cady, Mark Frazier and Cynthia Lagodzinski, "The Woman in Black" is a marvelous piece of chilling story-telling that will have you on the edge of your seat from the moment the house lights go down. (more...)

The Kennedy Center's Engagement Of Reduced Shakespeare Company Ends
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2011

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announces a summer engagement of the Reduced Shakespeare Company from June 21 to July 24, 2011 in the Terrace Theater. Tickets range from $39-$49 and will go on sale to the public at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at the Kennedy Center box office, by calling Instant Charge at (202) 467-4600 or online at www.kennedy-center.org. (more...)

GAY CAMP Returns to NYC Stage 8/17 at the Duplex
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2013

It's gay; it's camp; it's Gay Camp! Following its sold-out run as part of the 2012 New York International Fringe Festival and subsequent Fringe Encore Series, the show's creators are returning with an even more laugh-packed run of the hit play Gay Camp, opening at the Duplex Cabaret Theatre on Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 6:30pm. (more...)

The Reduced Shakespeare Co's In COMPLETELY HOLLYWOOD (abridged) Closes 7/11
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2010

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will present the Reduced Shakespeare Company in Completely Hollywood (abridged) June 22 - July 11, 2010 in the Terrace Theater. (more...)

Silver Spring Stage to Present THE COMPLETE WORKS OF SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED), 1/10-2/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2014

Silver Spring Stage presents The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged) by Adam Long, Daniel Singer, and Jess Winfield, directed by William T. Fleming and produced by Karen Fleming, hysterical and fast-paced, gag-a-second delight that deconstructs all 37 of the Bard's plays-plus the sonnets-into a single two-hour whirlwind. The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged) will perform weekends January 10 to February 1, 2014. (more...)

Silver Spring Stage to Present THE COMPLETE WORKS OF SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED), 1/10-2/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

Silver Spring Stage presents The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged) by Adam Long, Daniel Singer, and Jess Winfield, directed by William T. Fleming and produced by Karen Fleming, hysterical and fast-paced, gag-a-second delight that deconstructs all 37 of the Bard's plays-plus the sonnets-into a single two-hour whirlwind. The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged) will perform weekends January 10 to February 1, 2014. (more...)

Silver Spring Stage Presents THE COMPLETE WORKS OF SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED), Now thru 2/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

Silver Spring Stage presents The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged) by Adam Long, Daniel Singer, and Jess Winfield, directed by William T. Fleming and produced by Karen Fleming, hysterical and fast-paced, gag-a-second delight that deconstructs all 37 of the Bard's plays-plus the sonnets-into a single two-hour whirlwind. The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged) will perform weekends today, January 10 to February 1, 2014. (more...)

Eagle Theatre Opens 'The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged),' 3/1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2013

The Eagle Theatre, located at 208 Vine Street in Hammonton, NJ, will continue its Main Stage Season with the comedy The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), running from March 1 through March 23. (more...)

Shortened Attention Span Hosts Reading Of THE FATMAN COMETH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2011

SHORTENED ATTENTION SPAN presents BY-INVITAION-ONLY INDUSTRY READING of THE PROVOCATIVE & HEART-BREAKING COMEDY "THE FATMAN COMETH" The Life and Death of Chris Farley (more...)

Shortened Attention Span Hosts Reading Of THE FATMAN COMETH, 2/28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2011

SHORTENED ATTENTION SPAN presents BY-INVITAION-ONLY INDUSTRY READING of THE PROVOCATIVE & HEART-BREAKING COMEDY "THE FATMAN COMETH" The Life and Death of Chris Farley (more...)

BWW Reviews: DICKENS ABRIDGED, The Arts Theatre, December 2 2013
by Adrian Bradley - Dec 3, 2013

After premiering at the Edinburgh festival six years ago, Adam Long's clever romp through the life and work of Charles Dickens has been revived for Leicester Square's Arts Theatre's delightful 2013 Christmas Show. (more...)

BWW's Top Columbus Theatre Stories of 2012
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 26, 2012

BroadwayWorld brings you the Best of Columbus in the year 2012. Check out the Top Theatre Stories from each month during in the year 2012. We look forward to another exciting year of theatre in 2013! (more...)

OpenStage Announces THE 39 STEPS for 39th Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2011

It's OpenStage Theatre's 39th season, so what better way to celebrate than by presenting The 39 Steps, featuring tour de force performances by four actors in 39 roles. (more...)

Silver Spring Stage Presents 2013 One-Act Festival 8/8-8/25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2013

Silver Spring Stage presents 2013 One-Act Festival, an exciting collection of one-act plays, all unpublished, many by local playwrights. Each weekend features different plays that showcase humor and passion. The festival producers are Pam Burks, Jacy D'Aiutolo and Bob Scott. The 2013 One-Act Festival will perform weekends August 8 to 25. 2013 One Act Festival Silver Spring Stage is located in the Woodmoor Shopping Center, lower level (next to the CVS) at Colesville Road and University Boulevard. Ticket prices are $20 for adults and $18 for seniors and students. Performances are Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8:00 PM and Sundays at 2:00 PM. Tickets can be purchased at www.ssstage.org. Information is also available by calling (301) 593-6036. The following is the schedule for the festival. AUGUST 8-11 Theater in the Red, by Joan Broadman [Comedy] The Widow of Tom's Hill, by Aleks Merilo [Drama] Kids in the Sky, by Kate Bell [Drama] How to Score, by Rich Orloff [Comedy] AUGUST 15-18 This weekend showcases all local playwrights. The Quiltbag, by Charlotte Raskovich [Comedy] Those Are Your Only Options, by Erica Smith [Drama] The Navigator, by Brian Doyle [Drama] Your Traffic Report Hurts My Feelings, by Kevin Kostic [Comedy] AUGUST 22-25 But Soft, by David Clow [Comedy] Green, by Kate Belden [Drama] Useless Information, by Frank Tangredi [Comedy] Momma Would Dance, by Michael W. Moon [Drama] St. Brendan's Last Voyage, by John Byrne [Comedy] Silver Spring Stage continues its 2013-2014 season with The Baltimore Waltz (Sept 20-Oct 12), Pillowman (Nov 1-23), A Christmas Carol (Dec 13-22), The Complete Works of Shakespeare Abridged (Jan 10-Feb 1), Superior Donuts (Feb 21-Mar 15), Other Desert Cities (Apr 4-27), Arabian Nights (May 16-Jun 7) and Good People* (Jun 27-July 20). *Pending rights availability. Silver Spring Stage has provided quality, affordable theatre for over 40 years. We are an all-volunteer, non- profit organization and appreciate any contribution to enable us to offer excellent and entertaining productions. Thank you for your interest and support of Silver Spring Stage. All programs at Silver Spring Stage are made possible in part by a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council. (more...)

The Seeing Place Theater Group Presents LOOK BACK IN ANGER 10/13-10/30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2010

Theater productions with an edge, a message and purpose, stories such as Clifford Odet's Waiting for Lefty and now the John Osborne's Look Back in Anger, October 13 - 30, Wed-Sat @ 8pm, Sat Matinees @ 2pm at ATA's Sargent Theater, 314 West 54th St. 4th floor. $18 General Admission, $15 Students & Seniors. www.smarttix.com 212-868-4444 (more...)

GAY CAMP Returns to NYC Stage Tonight at the Duplex
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2013

It's gay; it's camp; it's Gay Camp! Following its sold-out run as part of the 2012 New York International Fringe Festival and subsequent Fringe Encore Series, the show's creators are returning with an even more laugh-packed run of the hit play Gay Camp, opening at the Duplex Cabaret Theatre tonight, August 17, 2013 at 6:30pm. (more...)

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

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

THE COMPLETE WORKS OF SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED) & More Set for Actors' Theatre 31st Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2012

Actors' Theatre of Columbus will present a steady line up of comedy, drama, and adventure for their 31st season, including Goldoni's THE SERVANT OF TWO MASTERS and THE COMPLETE WORKS OF SHAKESPEARE (ABRIGED) This year, for the first time ever, Actors' Theatre will perform in two different locations. (more...)

Actors' Theatre to Host TENT DINNER Before Premiere of ROBIN HOOD, May 24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2012

Actors' Theatre of Columbus will be transforming German Village's Schiller Park into Sherwood Forest for its Annual Tent Dinner on Thursday evening, May 24th. In the offing is the world premiere of Robin Hood, of English folklore fame, which was written for Actors' Theatre by local playwright Philip J. Hickman. (more...)

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