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Eight people, twenty-five months, one room. Thanks to the kindness of a few loyal friends and coworkers, Anne Frank and her family were able to find a brief solace from the Nazi invasions of the 1940s. It’s an amazing tale showing that courage, strength of character and generosity can help you through the toughest of times, all told through the eyes of one bright young girl who had the foresight to keep a detailed diary that has allowed her memory to live on.

Monica West Joins IT'S ONLY KICKBALL, STUPID thru This SundayMonica West Joins IT'S ONLY KICKBALL, STUPID thru This Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

Monica West has joined the cast of the kef theatrical production of IT'S ONLY KICKBALL, STUPID -- the new play by Caroline Prugh and directed by Adam Fitzgerald. She will step in for Autum Hurlbert, who had to leave the production do to scheduling conflicts, for performances through Sunday, September 14 at The Hartley House (413 West 46th Street). (more...)

The White Plains Performing Arts Center Play Reading Series Continues with DEATH OF A SALESMANThe White Plains Performing Arts Center Play Reading Series Continues with DEATH OF A SALESMAN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

The White Plains Performing Arts Center play reading series, that features the Tony Award-winners for "Best Play" since the award's creation in 1948, continues with this months' reading of Arthur Miller's Death of Salesman on Friday, September 12 at 8:00 pm. Tickets are $10 each. The Nakd Stage Play Reading Series features actors with scripts in hand, no sets, costumes or props. It's all about the words. (more...)

Nearly 300 Minnesota Artists to Mount 18 Productions at Park Square in 2014-15Nearly 300 Minnesota Artists to Mount 18 Productions at Park Square in 2014-15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

With Sexy Laundry opening tonight, the entire cast roster for the theatre's biggest season is almost complete. Nearly 300 Minnesota artists - including actors, directors, designers and technical operators - will mount 18 productions on two stages. The season lineup confirms Park Square's commitment to the work of women writers like Amy Herzog, Michele Riml and Alice Walker. The casting emphasizes Park Square as a home for local artists of color, from returning favorites like James A. Williams, T. Mychael Rambo and Regina Williams to dozens of debuts like Dominique Wooten, Kurt Kwan and Sarah Ochs. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Linda Lavin Guest Stars on Next Week's THE GOOD WIFEVIDEO: Sneak Peek - Linda Lavin Guest Stars on Next Week's THE GOOD WIFE
by TV News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

On the next episode of CBS's THE GOOD WIFE titled “Dear God”, Cary's freedom lies in the hands of his pretrial service officer, Joy Grubick, as she interviews his colleagues to determine whether or not he should remain behind bars. (more...)

BEAUTIFUL THING to Launch 2015 UK Tour in MarchBEAUTIFUL THING to Launch 2015 UK Tour in March
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Nikolai Foster's celebrated anniversary production of Jonathan Harvey's Beautiful Thing returns in 2015 with a brand new cast for an 18 week UK tour, opening in Canterbury in March, then visiting Birmingham, Manchester, Nottingham, Leicester, Cardiff and Brighton, with further dates to be announced. (more...)

First Broadway Revival of CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD to Open in 2015-16 Season; Kenny Leon to DirectFirst Broadway Revival of CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD to Open in 2015-16 Season; Kenny Leon to Direct
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Producer Hal Luftig announced today the first-ever Broadway revival of the Tony Award-winning play Children of a Lesser God. Written by Tony Award-winner and Academy Award nominee Mark Medoff and directed by this year's Tony Award-winner Kenny Leon, Children of a Lesser God will open in the upcoming 2015-2016 Broadway season. (more...)

BEAUTIFUL THING Announces 18-Week UK Tour in 2015BEAUTIFUL THING Announces 18-Week UK Tour in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Nikolai Foster's celebrated anniversary production of Jonathan Harvey's Beautiful Thing returns in 2015 with a brand new cast for an 18 week UK tour, opening in Canterbury in March, then visiting Birmingham, Manchester, Nottingham, Leicester, Cardiff and Brighton, with further dates to be announced. (more...)

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey to Stage HENRY VIIIThe Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey to Stage HENRY VIII
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

Next up on its Main Stage, The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey presents the Bard's epic pageant play Henry VIII. Centered around the tug-of-wars between church and state and husband and wife, the play culminates in the birth of England's future Queen Elizabeth I, Shakespeare's great patron and Henry's fierce and very female heir. Performances begin October 15 at the F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre, 36 Madison Avenue in Madison. Tickets start at $25 for preview performances and $32 for regular performances. Student rush tickets for all performances are $15, available a half-hour before curtain for with a valid student ID. Performances are Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m.; and Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. For tickets, call the Box Office at 973-408-5600 or visit www.ShakespeareNJ.org. (more...)

WPPAC to Offer Nak'd Stage Playreading Presentation of MISTER ROBERTS, 9/26WPPAC to Offer Nak'd Stage Playreading Presentation of MISTER ROBERTS, 9/26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

The White Plains Performing Arts Center play reading series that features the Tony Award-winners for "Best Play" since the award's creation in 1948 continues with this months' reading of Thomas Heggen & Joshua Logan's Mister Roberts on Friday, September 26 at 8:00 pm. Tickets are $10 each. The Nakd Stage Play Reading Series features actors with scripts in hand, no sets, costumes or props. IT'S ALL ABOUT THE WORDS. (more...)

New Biography Explores Life of Nazi Youth LeaderNew Biography Explores Life of Nazi Youth Leader
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

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Encompass New Opera, Treehouse Shakers and More Ste for BAM's 2014-15 PDPEncompass New Opera, Treehouse Shakers and More Ste for BAM's 2014-15 PDP
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) today announced the participants of the third cycle of the BAM Professional Development Program (BAM PDP), led by BAM and the DeVos Institute of Arts Management at the University of Maryland. The companies for this session represent mixed disciplines ranging from dance to theater to opera. Chosen by a BAM-convened panel, the organizations taking part in this session are Encompass New Opera Theatre, Satellite Collective, Summation Dance, and Treehouse Shakers. As with the previous sessions, the DeVos Institute extended invitations to a group of organizations to apply for the training portion of the BAM PDP-expanding the program's reach beyond Brooklyn-based companies. These additional organizations taking part in the program areBalletNext, Beth Morrison Projects, S? Percussion, and Zvi Dance. (more...)

EgoPo's DEATH OF A SALESMAN to Run 10/22-11/9EgoPo's DEATH OF A SALESMAN to Run 10/22-11/9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

EgoPo Classic Theater's 2014-15 American Giants Festival gets underway with Arthur Miller's American classic, Death of a Salesman, running October 22-November 9 at the Latvian Society. The Philadelphia revival of this iconic play is in honor of Miller's upcoming 100th Birthday. In this production, Miller's Jewish roots are faithfully unearthed in a powerful restaging of his haunting play. Venture back to the 1940's, into the Brooklyn home of the Loman family, to attend the Shiva of a poor working man. Willy Loman's mind opens before your eyes, as you peer in, and join him on his search for meaning. (more...)

Stephen Schwartz, Dramatists Guild 'Vehemently Oppose' Cancellation of South Williamsport's SPAMALOTStephen Schwartz, Dramatists Guild 'Vehemently Oppose' Cancellation of South Williamsport's SPAMALOT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier this summer, via blogger and industry professional Howard Sherman, South Williamsport, a high school in Lycoming County, PA, had been forced to cancel their spring production of Monty Python's Spamalot due to 'controversial content,' which includes a homosexual marriage. Today, the Dramatists Guild of America issued the following statement... (more...)

LOST IN YONKERS to Play Bristol Riverside Theatre, 11/11-30LOST IN YONKERS to Play Bristol Riverside Theatre, 11/11-30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

Laughter can be found at Bristol Riverside Theatre in Neil Simon's dramedy Lost in Yonkers playing on November 11-30. Directed by Keith Baker, the ensemble cast features Joy Franz, David Nate Goldman, Bruce Graham, Eleanor Handley, Kyle Klein II, Karen Peakes, and Danny Vaccaro. (more...)

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at Bay Street Theater Begins 11/5TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at Bay Street Theater Begins 11/5
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the cast of this November's Literature Live! production of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, directed by Joe Minutillo. Performances will be held at the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor, NY from November 5 to 29. Public performances will be presented on Friday's and Saturday's November 7-8, 14-15, 21-22, and Thanksgiving Weekend November 28-29 at 7 pm. Matinees will be held on Saturday's, November 15, 22 and 29 at 2 pm. Groups and weekday show times vary and are open to the public based on availability. Tickets on sale now at the Box Office at 631-725-9500 or online at www.baystreet.org. (more...)

BWW Reviews: ANNE FRANK AND ME at 2nd Stage Studio in ClearwaterBWW Reviews: ANNE FRANK AND ME at 2nd Stage Studio in Clearwater
by Peter Nason - Oct 27, 2014

A new theatre company tackles this teenage view of the Holocaust, set in both the 1990's and the 1940's. It's like 'Night and Fog' as written by John Hughes. (more...)

New Biography Chronicles Nazi Youth LeaderNew Biography Chronicles Nazi Youth Leader
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

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The Flea to Premiere I SEE YOU Next Month Off-BroadwayThe Flea to Premiere I SEE YOU Next Month Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

The Flea presents the World Premiere of I SEE YOU by Kate Robin. This romantic comedy will be directed by Flea Artistic Director Jim Simpson. Previews of this limited run Off-Broadway engagement begin November 7 with opening slated for Sunday, November 16. (more...)

Scott Eck, Jemma Kosanke and More to Star in Bay Street Theatre's TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD; Full Cast Announced!Scott Eck, Jemma Kosanke and More to Star in Bay Street Theatre's TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the cast of this November's Literature Live! production of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, directed by Joe Minutillo. Performances will be held at the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor, NY from November 5 to 29. (more...)

Dial M for Murder Opens 10/29 at Ocean State TheatreDial M for Murder Opens 10/29 at Ocean State Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

Ocean State Theatre Company (OSTC), currently celebrating its third season in its new state-of-the-art theatre in Warwick will present Frederick Knott's intense and gripping thriller, Dial M for Murder. This brilliant dark tale, with furnishings provided by OSTC's "Partner in Design," Ethan Allen, and additional support provided by Healthtrax Fitness & Wellness, will enjoy a limited run at Ocean State Theatre from October 29 - November 16. (more...)

BWW Reviews: The New Jewish Theatre's Compelling Production of THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANKBWW Reviews: The New Jewish Theatre's Compelling Production of THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK
by Chris Gibson - Oct 15, 2014

Few stories are as poignant and compelling as The Diary of Anne Frank, and this adaptation by Wendy Kesselman (originally scripted by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett) is made even more so by enhancing the elements already present that deal with her Jewish faith and burgeoning womanhood. The current production by The New Jewish Theatre is simply heart wrenching in its exquisite and engaging execution. A wonderful cast and sensitive direction allow this true and tragic tale to blossom fully. You can't help but be moved by the events that transpire, and you'll find yourself thinking how important it is that we never forget what happened so that we make sure it is never repeated. (more...)

Katniss on Stage? Lionsgate Will Create THE HUNGER GAMES Theatrical Experience, Launching in Summer 2016Katniss on Stage? Lionsgate Will Create THE HUNGER GAMES Theatrical Experience, Launching in Summer 2016
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

Continuing the expansion of its global blockbuster Hunger Games franchise into new businesses, Lionsgate, a premier next generation global content leader, is teaming with Dutch media company Imagine Nation and U.S. based Triangular Entertainment to bring The Hunger Games to the stage using innovative and immersive staging techniques, the companies announced today. The Hunger Games theatrical experience will launch in summer 2016 in a brand new purpose-built theater next to Wembley Stadium in London, UK. (more...)

Lionsgate to Bring Blockbuster Franchise THE HUNGER GAMES to Stage!Lionsgate to Bring Blockbuster Franchise THE HUNGER GAMES to Stage!
by Movies News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

Continuing the expansion of its global blockbuster Hunger Games franchise into new businesses, Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a premier next generation global content leader, is teaming with Dutch media company Imagine Nation and U.S. based Triangular Entertainment to bring THE HUNGER GAMES to the stage using innovative and immersive staging techniques (more...)

Lionsgate and Imagine Nation Form Partnership to Launch The Hunger Games on StageLionsgate and Imagine Nation Form Partnership to Launch The Hunger Games on Stage
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

AMSTERDAM and SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Continuing the expansion of its global blockbusterHunger Gamesfranchise into new businesses, Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a premier next generation global content leader, is teaming with Dutch media companyImagine Nation and U.S. based Triangular Entertainment to bringThe Hunger Gamesto the stageusing innovative and immersive staging techniques, the companies announced today. The Hunger Games theatrical experience will launch in summer 2016 in a brand new purpose-built theater next to Wembley Stadium in London, UK. (more...)

THE VORTEX to Play Matrix Theatre, 11/13-12/14THE VORTEX to Play Matrix Theatre, 11/13-12/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

Noel Coward's rarely produced first hit show, updated to the Swinging Sixties, returns with the original director and cast at the Matrix Theatre. (more...)

WaterTower to Stage SEXY LAUNDRY, 1/31-2/22WaterTower to Stage SEXY LAUNDRY, 1/31-2/22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

WaterTower Theatre Producing Artistic Director Terry Martin today announced its production of the Michele Riml comedy Sexy Laundry, directed by Terry Martin, Jan. 31 - Feb. 22, 2015 in the Studio Theatre. Sexy Laundry is part of the new Discover Series in the Studio Theatre. (more...)

BWW Reviews IN DARFUR, a Profound Evening of Drama at WAM TheatreBWW Reviews IN DARFUR, a Profound Evening of Drama at WAM Theatre
by Larry Murray - Nov 3, 2014

IN DARFUR is a theatrical experience and a call to arms exploring the act of genocide, and how to bring it to an end. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Bay Street Theater's TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRDPhoto Flash: First Look at Bay Street Theater's TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2014

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts presents its Literature Live! production of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, directed by Joe Minutillo. Performances will be held at the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor, NY from November 5 to 29. Check out a first look below! (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Nov. 23Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Nov. 23
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Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, November 23, 2014. (more...)

New Hampshire Theatre Project Portsmouth to Present Scene Study Performances, 12/5-6New Hampshire Theatre Project Portsmouth to Present Scene Study Performances, 12/5-6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

New Hampshire Theatre Project's Youth Repertory Company will present two mid-semester Scene Study performances on Friday & Saturday, December 5 & 6, at 7 pm. Admission is free, but reservations are highly recommended and donations are cheerfully accepted. (more...)

Ocean State Theatre Company to Present MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS, 12/3-28Ocean State Theatre Company to Present MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS, 12/3-28
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

Ocean State Theatre Company (OSTC), currently celebrating its third season in its state-of-the-art theatre in Warwick, is proud to present the wonderful classic from the golden age of musical comedy, Meet Me in St. Louis. The popular family-friendly musical, with additional underwriting provided by Radisson Hotel Providence Airport, will run at Ocean State Theatre from December 3 - 28. (more...)

TN Shakespeare Company's TWELFTH NIGHT Notoriously Fabulous at the DixonTN Shakespeare Company's TWELFTH NIGHT Notoriously Fabulous at the Dixon
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

Inspired by both titles of William Shakespeare's popular, musical comedy, Tennessee Shakespeare Company (TSC), the Mid-South's professional classical theatre, continues its seventh season of plays with a turn-of-the-century musical hall production of Twelfth Night, or What You Will. (more...)

James Lapine to Receive Signature Theatre's 2015 Stephen Sondheim AwardJames Lapine to Receive Signature Theatre's 2015 Stephen Sondheim Award
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2014

On March 30, 2015, Virginia's Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre will honor the multiple Tony Award-winning Broadway playwright and director James Lapine with the company's sixth Stephen Sondheim Award. The award, established in 2009 in honor of America's most influential musical theatre writer and composer, will be presented at a black-tie Gala Benefit at the Embassy of Italy. The Sondheim Award Gala will benefit Signature Theatre's artistic, education, and community programs. (more...)

WPPAC to Host Nakd Stage Playreading Presentation of THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK, 11/20WPPAC to Host Nakd Stage Playreading Presentation of THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK, 11/20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2014

The White Plains Performing Arts Center play reading series that features the Tony Award-winners for "Best Play" since the award's creation in 1948 continues with this months' reading of Francis Goodrich & Albert Hackett's The Diary of Anne Frank on Thursday, November 20 at 8:00 pm. Tickets are $10 each. The Nakd Stage Play Reading Series features actors with scripts in hand, no sets, costumes or props. IT'S ALL ABOUT THE WORDS. (more...)

Like Everyone Else - Meet the Full Cast of SIDE SHOW, Opening Tonight on Broadway!Like Everyone Else - Meet the Full Cast of SIDE SHOW, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Nov 17, 2014

The completely reimagined revival of Side Show officially opens tonight, November 17, at the St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the full cast, and watch interviews with the company below! (more...)

Quintessence to Present ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND, Begin. 12/10Quintessence to Present ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND, Begin. 12/10
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

Quintessence Theatre Group continues its fifth season of progressive classic theatre with Simon Reade's stage adaptation of Lewis Carroll's ALICE's ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. Last Christmas Quintessence took you on an adventure across the English countryside and into the wild wood. This year we will venture down the rabbit hole. A theatrical event for the whole family, Quintessence's special brand of imagination theatre will take you on a whirlwind adventure with Alice and allow you to escape the holiday madness in Wonderland. Bringing together the best professional actors and designers from Philadelphia and across the country, Artistic Director Alexander Burns leads this collective of artists on a mission to ignite the classics through visceral, actor-focused and text-driven productions. ALICE's ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND will begin previews on Wednesday, December 10 at 7pm and open on Saturday, December 13 at 7pm. All performances are at the Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Ave in Mt Airy, Philadelphia, 19119. To purchase tickets visit QuintessenceTheatre.org or call 215.987.4450. (more...)

Fiasco Theater's INTO THE WOODS Extends Through August at The Old GlobeFiasco Theater's INTO THE WOODS Extends Through August at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

The Old Globe today announced additional performances for the second production of the 2014 Summer Season, Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Tony Award-winning musical Into the Woods, which made its World Premiere at The Old Globe in 1986. The production is an inventive reimagining by Fiasco Theater, directed by Noah Brody and Ben Steinfeld, in a production that originated at McCarter Theatre Center. By popular demand, it will now play through Sunday, August 17. Tickets for the extension will go on sale to the general public on Tuesday, July 29 at noon. (more...)

Daniel Nardicio's XXX TRIPLE X, DWORLD UNDERWEAR PARTY, Linda Lavin and Billy Stritch's POSSIBILITIES and NARDI GRAS! Set for NYC, July-Aug 2014Daniel Nardicio's XXX TRIPLE X, DWORLD UNDERWEAR PARTY, Linda Lavin and Billy Stritch's POSSIBILITIES and NARDI GRAS! Set for NYC, July-Aug 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

Celebrating his 20th year in NYC, Daniel Nardicio brings back his Manniversary edition of XXX Triple X on Thursday, July 31st at 11pm - all dude/all lewd/all nude, featuring dancers and a live show at the cock, 29 2nd Avenue. Admission: $20 or $10 before 11:30. (more...)

BULRUSHER OPENS 8/23-24 at Skylight TheatreBULRUSHER OPENS 8/23-24 at Skylight Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2014

Skylight Theatre Company and Lower Depth Theatre Ensemble present the Los Angeles Premiere of Pulitzer Prize Finalist Bulrusher, written by Eisa Davis and directed by Nataki Garrett. The show opens on 8pm on August 23rd and 3pm August 24th. RECEPTION TO FOLLOW BOTH PERFORMANCES. Runs 8pm Fridays and Saturdays, 3pm Sundays through September 28, 2014 at the Skylight Theatre, 1816 1/2 N. Vermont, LA, 90027 (more...)

Lee Pace On Highschool Friendship With Matt Bomer & THE NORMAL HEARTLee Pace On Highschool Friendship With Matt Bomer & THE NORMAL HEART
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 6, 2014

Acclaimed stage and screen star Lee Pace opens up about his long-standing friendship with fellow versatile thespian Matt Bomer as part of a new interview. (more...)

Jen Danby's SHARON TATE IN HEAVEN Finds New Performance VenueJen Danby's SHARON TATE IN HEAVEN Finds New Performance Venue
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2014

Sharon Tate in Heaven has a new home in New York City for the August 8-11 run. The White Box Studio C at The Alchemical Theatre Laboratory. Sharon Tate in Heaven, presented by This American Blonde Actress and Mississippi Mud Productions, returns for a limited special New York City run this August 8th-11th, followed by two special dates in Lido Beach, New York August 16th and 17th at Theresa Academy for Performing Arts. (more...)

Stark Naked Theatre to Present THE GOD GAME Through 9/20Stark Naked Theatre to Present THE GOD GAME Through 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2014

Following a critically-acclaimed third season, Stark Naked Theatre Company opens its fourth season on September 5th with the southwest regional premiere of The God Game, written by award-winning playwright Suzanne Bradbeer. Critics praised The God Game in its world premiere earlier this year, calling it "a superb new drama" and "the sort of new work that theatre fans long to see." And just in time for election season, Houston audiences will likewise be enthralled with Stark Naked's production of this exciting political drama. The God Game is a relevant and thought-provoking new play that deftly examines the role of faith on the national political stage. Running through September 20th at Stark Naked Theatre's STUDIO 101, The God Game is directed by Jennifer Dean and features perennial favorites Justin Doran, Philip Lehl, and Kim Tobin-Lehl in the lead roles. (more...)

OSTC Receives Six Motif AwardsOSTC Receives Six Motif Awards
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

On Monday, August 25, 2014, the Motif Magazine Theater Awards were presented at a ceremony held at Fete in Providence, RI. Since 2006, Motif Magazine has recognized excellence in local theater at many different levels - including Professional (Equity), Semi-Professional (Non-Equity) and Community. This year's awards included productions which were presented between July 2013 and June 2014. Ocean State Theatre Company is proud to have been recognized with a total of six awards - four of which were for their critically acclaimed production of Les Miserables. (more...)

Louise Lasser to Direct On The Wind Productions' CHINESE COFFEE Revival; Performances Begin 9/24Louise Lasser to Direct On The Wind Productions' CHINESE COFFEE Revival; Performances Begin 9/24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

On The Wind Productions will present a revival of CHINESE COFFEE by Ira Lewis. The production will be directed by Emmy nominee Louise Lasser (Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman; Girls; Bananas on Broadway) starring Obie Award winner Austin Pendleton (My Cousin Vinny, The Diary of Anne Frank on Broadway) and Sean Walsh. Previews begin September 24 with opening slated for September 28 at the Roy Arias Stage II Theater. (more...)

Stratford Announces 2015 Season; 'SOUND OF MUSIC' and 'CAROUSEL' ConfirmedStratford Announces 2015 Season; 'SOUND OF MUSIC' and 'CAROUSEL' Confirmed
by Alan Henry - Aug 25, 2014

Stratford Artistic Director Antoni Cimolino has announced a season of Discovery for 2015 with 13 plays exploring eureka moments, whether they be scientific discoveries, creative accomplishments, the dawning of a deeper understanding of human nature or the epiphanies of self-knowledge. These themes, as they are reflected in art, science and our personal lives, will be further explored through more than 150 events at the Stratford Festival Forum. The 2015 season will also see a number of creative artists pursuing new work through the Stratford Festival Laboratory, Mr. Cimolino's centre for creative research and development, including adaptations of an early Urdu novel and a children's story, as well as a new approach to four of Shakespeare's history plays. (more...)

Conejo Players to Open THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK, 8/29Conejo Players to Open THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK, 8/29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

The Diary of Anne Frank by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, newly adapted by Wendy Kesselman, will be directed by Rachael Weinberg Pugh and produced by Patrick Rogers & Priscilla Losey (via special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service) for the Conejo Players. The show runs August 29 through September 20, 2014. (more...)

SHUT UP SIT DOWN AND EAT to Play Off-Broadway This OctoberSHUT UP SIT DOWN AND EAT to Play Off-Broadway This October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

The hit "plomedy," SHUT UP SIT DOWN & EAT returns for NYC for a limited 12-week engagement at Times Square's Snapple Theater Center (1627 Broadway at 50 Street). Written by and starring four New York based comedians, Tina Giorgi (Falling Up, 'The Late Late Show,' 'Comics Unleashed,' 'Tough Crowd With Colin Quinn'), Joe Moffa ("Blue Bloods," Carlito's Way), Chris Monty (PBS's 'The Business of Comedy,' Biloxi Blues) and Eric Tartaglione (That Championship Season, NBC's 'Last Comic Standing'), directed by Eve Brandstein. (more...)

MUSE Welcomes Greg Pragel, Sets TourMUSE Welcomes Greg Pragel, Sets Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Even before MUSE completes its run in Theatre for the New City's Dream-Up Festival, Shakespeare's Sister Company has solidified dates for the production out-of-town. (more...)

GREY GARDENS, SLAUGHTERHOUSE-FIVE & More Set for Custom Made Theatre's 2014-15 SeasonGREY GARDENS, SLAUGHTERHOUSE-FIVE & More Set for Custom Made Theatre's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

Custom Made Theatre announces its 2014-2015 season. The award-winning company will stage six exciting works, opening with the Bay Area premiere of Eric Simonson's adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse- Five, or The Children's Crusade and closing the season with Grey Gardens: The Musical. Two of the shows are Bay Area Premieres and one, Plautus's The Braggart Soldier, or Major Blowhard, adapted and directed by Evren Odcikin, is a World Premiere. (more...)

Wasatch Theatrical Ventures' MOON OVER BUFFALO to Open TodayWasatch Theatrical Ventures' MOON OVER BUFFALO to Open Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2014

There will be swashbuckling when Wasatch Theatrical Ventures presents the Tony-nominated comedy MOON OVER BUFFALO, written by Ken Ludwig (Lend Me a Tenor), directed by Kiff Scholl, produced by Racquel Lehrman/Theatre Planners, opening August 2 at the Grove Center Theatre in Burbank, CA. (more...)

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