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American Stage Theatre to Present Yasmina Reza's Comedy ART, Begin. 8/7American Stage Theatre to Present Yasmina Reza's Comedy ART, Begin. 8/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2013

American Stage Theatre Company has announced the last production of their 2012-2013 Season on the Mainstage: ART by Yasmina Reza and translated by Christopher Hampton. This production won a Tony Award for "Best Play" and the Olivier Award for "Best Comedy". Previews are August 7 & 8. Opening Night is August 9 and the production runs through September 8. (more...)

Holly Twyford and Luigi Sottile to Star in Signature Theatre's SEX WITH STRANGERS This Fall in D.C.Holly Twyford and Luigi Sottile to Star in Signature Theatre's SEX WITH STRANGERS This Fall in D.C.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

This fall, Signature Theatre continues its commitment to presenting bold new contemporary plays with the DC area premiere of Sex with Strangers by Laura Eason. After its New York premiere at Second Stage Theatre this summer, Signature is proud to introduce this play to DC audiences. Running October 14 - December 7, Sex with Strangers will be presented in Signature's intimate 110-seat ARK Theatre. (more...)

BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE To Play Curve And Mercury, Oct/Nov 2013BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE To Play Curve And Mercury, Oct/Nov 2013
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2013

As part of its celebratory 5th Birthday Season, Leicester's Curve theatre is producing Martin McDonagh's The Beauty Queen of Leenane in a co-production with the Mercury Theatre Colchester. (more...)

The Winners! 2014 New York Innovative Theatre Awards Honor The Best of Off-Off BroadwayThe Winners! 2014 New York Innovative Theatre Awards Honor The Best of Off-Off Broadway
by BWW Special Coverage - Sep 23, 2014

The 10th Annual New York Innovative Theatre Awards Ceremony will celebrate the Off-Off-Broadway Theatre community and honor this past season's greatest achievements. The awards will be presented by celebrities from the theatre community at large. (more...)

Fly on the Wall Theatre to Present Staged Reading of A SKULL IN CONNEMARA, 10/20-21Fly on the Wall Theatre to Present Staged Reading of A SKULL IN CONNEMARA, 10/20-21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2013

Fly on the Wall Theatre will present a Staged Reading of Martin McDonagh's acclaimed play: A Skull in Connemara - the second in his celebrated Leenane Trilogy (which includes The Beauty Queen of Leenane and The Lonesome West). (more...)

Philadelphia Theatre Company to Open 40th Anniversary Season with DETROIT, 10/10-11/9Philadelphia Theatre Company to Open 40th Anniversary Season with DETROIT, 10/10-11/9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Philadelphia Theatre Company opens its 40th Anniversary season with the Pulitzer Prize finalist Detroit by Lisa D'Amour running October 10-November 9 at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre (Broad and Lombard Streets). Directed by Maria Mileaf, the cast features K.O. DelMarcelle, Tom McCarthy, Genevieve Perrier, Steven Rishard, and Matteo J. Scammell. (more...)

The BStreet Theatre Presents OUTSIDE MULLINGAR, 10/12-11/23The BStreet Theatre Presents OUTSIDE MULLINGAR, 10/12-11/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2014

The B Street Theatre presents the Irish romance Outside Mullingar, written by John Patrick Shanley, acclaimed winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the Tony award and Academy Award, October 12 -November 23, 2014. (more...)

Sean Grennan's MAKING GOD LAUGH to Play Fox Valley Rep, 11/7-12/29Sean Grennan's MAKING GOD LAUGH to Play Fox Valley Rep, 11/7-12/29
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2013

Fox Valley Repertory concludes their 2013 theater series with Sean Grennan's holiday family comedy, 'Making God Laugh.' Directed by Fox Valley Rep's very own artistic director, John Gawlik, performances will take place on the Pheasant Run Resort Mainstage November 7 - December 29, 2013. (4051 E. Main St., St. Charles, IL; box office 630-584-6342). (more...)

Philadelphia Theatre Company to Present OUTSIDE MULLINGAR, 11/28-12/28Philadelphia Theatre Company to Present OUTSIDE MULLINGAR, 11/28-12/28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Philadelphia Theatre Company's continues its 40th Anniversary season with the Tony Award-nominated play Outside Mullingar by John Patrick Shanley November 28-December 28. Directed by Mary B. Robinson, the cast features Beth Dixon, David Howey, Anthony Lawton, and Kathleen McNenny. (more...)

THE BRIGHTNESS OF HEAVEN Begins Previews Tonight Off-BroadwayTHE BRIGHTNESS OF HEAVEN Begins Previews Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

VH Theatrical Development Foundation proudly announces the Off-Broadway premiere of THE BRIGHTNESS OF HEAVEN, a new play by acclaimed author Laura Pedersen, directed by Ludovica Villar-Hauser. THE BRIGHTNESS OF HEAVEN will be performed tonight, October 16th through Sunday, December 14th at the Cherry Lane Studio Theatre (38 Commerce Street, Manhattan). The Press Opening is Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 3PM. (more...)

BrickHouse to Present DYSFUNCTIONAL FAMILY CHRISTMAS, 11/30-12/21BrickHouse to Present DYSFUNCTIONAL FAMILY CHRISTMAS, 11/30-12/21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2013

BrickHouse Theatre, the newest theatre in the NoHo Arts District presents a world premiere farce DYSFUNCTIONAL FAMILY CHRISTMAS, written and directed by Paul Storiale. ("One Night Stands", "The Columbine Project") In this hilarious holiday farce, Dean and Joanne want one perfect family Christmas before they retire to Florida but are surprised to find Grandpa Logan dead at the same time their children arrive. Their daughter, Christine arrives home with her Jewish fiance but is afraid to tell her mother she is converting. Adam, the middle child brings a girl Katie home with him only to seek revenge, and their youngest son arrives with a big bag of grudge. Chaos ensues when the parents attempt to hide Grandpa's death. (more...)

Third Rail Repertory Theatre Presents THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE, 5/30 - 6/22Third Rail Repertory Theatre Presents THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE, 5/30 - 6/22
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2014

The Third Rail Repertory Theatre Presents THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE by Martin McDonagh. The play will run from May 30th through June 22nd. The cast includes Damon Kupper*, Maureen Porter*, Jayne Taini, and Rolland Walsh. According to Charles Spencer of The Telegraph, '[McDonagh's writing] is the bastard offspring of JM Synge and Quentin Tarantino, with moments of extreme violence constantly juxtaposed with edgy, laugh-out-loud humour.' (more...)

SPOKESONG Begins 25 May at Finborough TheatreSPOKESONG Begins 25 May at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2014

Renowned Ulster playwright Stewart Parker's Spokesong - which won him the Evening Standard Award for Most Promising Playwright - opens at the Finborough Theatre for a limited run of nine Sunday, Monday and Tuesday performances from Sunday, 25 May 2014 (Press Night: Monday, 26 May 2014) (more...)

Project Y Theatre Company to Present THE RELIGION THING, Begin. 6/18Project Y Theatre Company to Present THE RELIGION THING, Begin. 6/18
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2014

Catholic, Fundamentalist, gay, straight, Mormon, Jew, alcoholism, sex, love and mixed marriage are the tangle of dynamics for a pair of married couples in Renee Calarco's comedy of faith, the 2013 Charles MacArthur nominated The Religion Thing, directed by Douglas Hall. The Religion Thing, produced by the award-winning Project Y Theatre Company, will have its New York premiere when it begins previews Wednesday, June 18, at 8:00pm for an opening Tuesday, July 1, at 8:00pm at The Cell Theatre, 338 West 23rd Street. The Religion Thing runs through August 1. (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company to Stage DEATHTRAP, 3/28-4/12Pioneer Theatre Company to Stage DEATHTRAP, 3/28-4/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2014

Written in 1978, Deathtrap still holds the record for longest-running comedy thriller on Broadway. Sidney Bruhl is a playwright desperately in need of a hit. Just in time, a former student sends him the manuscript of his first play, a murder mystery called Deathtrap. Sidney smells a hit, but he's never been that fond of sharing credit. TIME Magazine said, 'If you care to assassinate yourself with laughter, try Deathtrap.' (more...)

TALHOTBLOND Opens Tonight at Ruskin TheatreTALHOTBLOND Opens Tonight at Ruskin Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2014

TALHOTBLOND opens tonight, March 7th and runs at 8pm todays and Saturdays, and 2pm on Sundays through April 26, 2014. Ruskin Group Theatre is located at 3000 Airport Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90405. Tickets are $25 ($20 for students, seniors, and guild members) and can be purchased in advance by calling (310) 397-3244. For more information please visit www.ruskingrouptheatre.com. Free parking is available at the theater. (more...)

Jayne Atkinson and Susan Rose Bring MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD to the Berkshires This WeekendJayne Atkinson and Susan Rose Bring MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD to the Berkshires This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Two-time Tony nominee Jayne Atkinson (CRIMINAL MINDS, HOUSE OF CARDS) will direct a benefit production of MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD at Berkshire Theatre Group's Unicorn Theatre in Stockbridge today and tomorrow, March 28th and 29th as part of the Berkshire Festival of Women Writers. (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company Stages DEATHTRAP, Now thru 4/12Pioneer Theatre Company Stages DEATHTRAP, Now thru 4/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Pioneer Theatre Company presents the comedy-thriller Deathtrap by Ira Levin, today, March 28 through April 12, 2014. (more...)

Michael Patrick Thornton Returns to The Gift Theatre in THINNER THAN WATER TonightMichael Patrick Thornton Returns to The Gift Theatre in THINNER THAN WATER Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

The Gift Theatre Artistic Director Michael Patrick Thornton announces the Chicago premiere of Thinner Than Water written by Melissa Ross and directed by The Gift ensemble member John Gawlik (2013 Jeff Award winner for When the Rain Stops Falling at Circle Theatre). The production marks Thornton's return to The Gift main stage since ensemble member Andrew Hinderaker's Jeff Nominated Dirty in 2012. Thornton recently appeared in Les Waters' production of Our Town at Actors Theatre of Louisville. Thornton joins guest artists Donna McGough (last seen in Coriolanus with The Hypocrites) and Darci Nalepa (Dirty) and fellow Gift ensemble members Brittany Burch (The Lonesome West), Paul D'Addario (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest), Gabriel Franken (Broadsword), Lynda Newton (Absolute Hell) and Jay Worthington (Vigils). (more...)

Point Park's Conservatory Theatre Company to Stage THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD, 4/11-19Point Park's Conservatory Theatre Company to Stage THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD, 4/11-19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

Point Park University's Conservatory Theatre Company closes its 2013-2014 season with a production of John Millington Synge's classic Irish comedy, The Playboy of the Western World, April 11-19 in the Rauh Theatre at the Pittsburgh Playhouse. (more...)

Jayne Atkinson and Susan Rose bring MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD to the Berkshires, 3/28-29Jayne Atkinson and Susan Rose bring MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD to the Berkshires, 3/28-29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2014

Two-time Tony nominee Jayne Atkinson (CRIMINAL MINDS, HOUSE OF CARDS) will direct a benefit production of MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD at Berkshire Theatre Group's Unicorn Theatre in Stockbridge on March 28thand 29th as part of the Berkshire Festival of Women Writers. Proceeds from the production, co-produced by Atkinson and Susan Rose, will benefit WAM Theatre and the Berkshire Festival of Women Writers. (more...)

Project Y Theatre Company's THE RELIGION THING to Begin Previews 6/18Project Y Theatre Company's THE RELIGION THING to Begin Previews 6/18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

The Religion Thing, produced by the award-winning Project Y Theatre Company, will have its New York premiere when it begins previews Wednesday, June 18, at 8:00pm for an opening Tuesday, July 1, at 8:00pm at The Cell Theatre, 338 West 23rd Street. The Religion Thing runs through August 1 (more...)

Barrington Stage to Present Play Company & Por Piedad Teatro's WORKING ON A SPECIAL DAY, 6/18-7/6Barrington Stage to Present Play Company & Por Piedad Teatro's WORKING ON A SPECIAL DAY, 6/18-7/6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, presents the internationally acclaimed, Working on A Special Day, a production of The Play Company and Mexico City-based Por Piedad Teatro, from June 18 through July 6 at Barrington Stage's St. Germain Stage. Press Opening is Sunday, June 22 at 3pm. Directed by and featuring Ana Graham and Antonio Vega, Working on A Special Day is a new play about a life-changing encounter between an overworked housewife and a mysterious bachelor on May 8, 1938 - the day Rome celebrates Hitler's visit to Mussolini's Italy. A bittersweet drama unfolds within the charged political landscape of rising fascism in Rome. (more...)

Point Park University's The REP Announces 2014-2015 SeasonPoint Park University's The REP Announces 2014-2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

The 2014-2015 season of The REP, Point Park University's professional theatre company, will include two world premieres by Pittsburgh playwrights, a classic by Nobel laureate John Steinbeck and a hilarious comedy about an American singer renowned for her lack of rhythm, tone and especially an ability to sing. (more...)

Theater Works NewWorks WESTival Begins FridayTheater Works NewWorks WESTival Begins Friday
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

Theater Works at Peoria Center for the Performing Arts announces the opening of its NewWorks Festival "WESTival" this Friday, July 11, 2014. (more...)

Chuck Spencer & Cyd Blakewell Set for Marco Ramirez's BROADSWORD at Gift Theatre; Full Cast AnnouncedChuck Spencer & Cyd Blakewell Set for Marco Ramirez's BROADSWORD at Gift Theatre; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2013

The Gift Theatre artistic director Michael Patrick Thornton has announced casting for the Chicago premiere of Broadsword: A Heavy Metal Play written by Marco Ramirez (Orange is the New Black; Sons of Anarchy) and directed by Keira Fromm. Guest artists Chuck Spencer (Jeff Award-winner for Redtwist's Man From Nebraska) and Pavement Group's Cyd Blakewell (currently co-starring in Mine) join The Gift Ensemble members John Kelly Connolly (The Lonesome West), James D. Farruggio (Suicide, Inc.), Gabriel Franken (Mine) and John Gawlik (The Lonesome West). (more...)

New York Innovative Theatre Foundation Announces 2014 IT Awards NomineesNew York Innovative Theatre Foundation Announces 2014 IT Awards Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

On Monday, July 21, 2014, The New York Innovative Theatre Foundation, the organization who for the past 10 years has been dedicated to celebrating Off-Off-Broadway, announced the 2014 nominees at its annual event. Celebrating ten years and thousands of nominees, the IT PARTY took place at XL Night Club, 512 West 42nd Street. (more...)

Horizon Theatre's THE BOOK CLUB PLAY to Return Jan 17Horizon Theatre's THE BOOK CLUB PLAY to Return Jan 17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2014

Back by popular demand, book clubs take the spotlight in the New Year with the return of The Book Club Play by Karen Zacari?as at Horizon Theatre. The show follows a tight-knit book club bound for pandemonium when it becomes the focus of a documentary film. The Book Club Play runs January 17 - February 23, 2014. (more...)

RICHARD III Opens Tonight at the Folger TheatreRICHARD III Opens Tonight at the Folger Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

The quintessential portrait of maniacal ambition and lust for power is on stage in William Shakespeare's epic history play Richard III at Folger Theatre. Robert Richmond (more...)

Horizon Theatre's THE BOOK CLUB PLAY Returns TonightHorizon Theatre's THE BOOK CLUB PLAY Returns Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2014

Back by popular demand, book clubs take the spotlight in the New Year with the return of The Book Club Play by Karen Zacari?as at Horizon Theatre. The show follows a tight-knit book club bound for pandemonium when it becomes the focus of a documentary film. The Book Club Play runs tonight, January 17 - February 23, 2014. (more...)

Jeffrey Bean, Elizabeth Bunch and More to Star in World Premiere of Theresa Rebeck's FOOL at Alley Theatre; Cast Announced!Jeffrey Bean, Elizabeth Bunch and More to Star in World Premiere of Theresa Rebeck's FOOL at Alley Theatre; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2014

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for the world premiere of a new comedy by Theresa Rebeck, Fool. In Rebeck's new comedy, two kings get together and place a wager on their fools - a jester competition, and the funniest one gets to keep his head. Two evil minions have a lot to say about this, but not as much as the kitchen wench. And what's the queen been up to all night? A dramatical comical farcical tragical play about power, love and laughter, set in a medieval kitchen. Adult Language, Adult Situations, Beheadings. (more...)

OUTSIDE MULLINGAR's Brian F. O'Byrne Boards ABC Drama Pilot EXPOSEDOUTSIDE MULLINGAR's Brian F. O'Byrne Boards ABC Drama Pilot EXPOSED
by TV News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

The project from Charles Randolph 'revolves around a dogged investigative reporter who is open to making questionable alliances in pursuit of stories.' Patty Jenkins will direct the pilot. (more...)

Jayne Atkinson and Susan Rose Bring MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD to the Berkshires, 3/28-29Jayne Atkinson and Susan Rose Bring MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD to the Berkshires, 3/28-29
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

Two-time Tony nominee Jayne Atkinson (CRIMINAL MINDS, HOUSE OF CARDS) will direct a benefit production of MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD at Berkshire Theatre Group's Unicorn Theatre in Stockbridge on March 28th and 29th as part of the Berkshire Festival of Women Writers. Proceed from the production, co-produced by Atkinson and Susan Rose, will benefit WAM Theatre and the Berkshire Festival of Women Writers. The cast will feature Jane Kaczmarek (MALCOLM IN THE MIDDLE and the upcoming FOX sitcom HERE'S YOUR DAMN FAMILY), Michel Gill (HOUSE OF CARDS) and Academy Award winner James Lecesne, as well as local guest artists Amber Chand, Tammy Denease, Tyler Malik, Corinna May, Rachel Siegel and Barbara Sims. After successful productions across the country, including an off-Broadway run at Primary Stages in New York City, this will be its Berkshire premiere. (more...)

The Edge Theatre Company Presents Martin McDonagh's THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE, 2/28-3/30The Edge Theatre Company Presents Martin McDonagh's THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE, 2/28-3/30
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

The Edge Theatre Company presents 'The Beauty Queen of Leenane' February 28 through March 30 at 1560 Teller Street in Lakewood. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m.; Sunday, March 2 & 9 at 6:00 p.m.; Sunday March 16 & 30 at 2 p.m. No Show on Sunday, March 23; Industry Night, Monday, March 17 @ 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 advance $22 at the door and are available online at www.theedgetheater.com or by calling 303-232-0363. (more...)

Raven Theatre's THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD Now Playing Through 4/30Raven Theatre's THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD Now Playing Through 4/30
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

This year, one of the many ways Chicagoans can observe St. Patrick's Day beyond dropping in to an Irish pub might be a visit to Raven Theatre in Edgewater to see the theatre's acclaimed production of The Playboy of the Western World. J. M. Synge's pioneering classic of modern Irish drama is a non-alcoholic trip to the Emerald Isle, though the play is, incidentally, set in an Irish country pub (they call it a shebeen). (more...)

Jeffrey Bean, Elizabeth Bunch and More Star in World Premiere of Theresa Rebeck's FOOL at Alley Theatre, Beg. TonightJeffrey Bean, Elizabeth Bunch and More Star in World Premiere of Theresa Rebeck's FOOL at Alley Theatre, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

Alley Theatre presents the world premiere of a new comedy by Theresa Rebeck, Fool. In Rebeck's new comedy, two kings get together and place a wager on their fools - a jester competition, and the funniest one gets to keep his head. Two evil minions have a lot to say about this, but not as much as the kitchen wench. And what's the queen been up to all night? A dramatical comical farcical tragical play about power, love and laughter, set in a medieval kitchen. Adult Language, Adult Situations, Beheadings. (more...)

Michael Patrick Thornton Returns to The Gift Theatre in THINNER THAN WATER; Full Casting Announced!Michael Patrick Thornton Returns to The Gift Theatre in THINNER THAN WATER; Full Casting Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

The Gift Theatre Artistic Director Michael Patrick Thornton announces the Chicago premiere of Thinner Than Water written by Melissa Ross and directed by The Gift ensemble member John Gawlik (2013 Jeff Award winner for When the Rain Stops Falling at Circle Theatre). The production marks Thornton's return to The Gift main stage since ensemble member Andrew Hinderaker's Jeff Nominated Dirty in 2012. Thornton recently appeared in Les Waters' production of Our Town at Actors Theatre of Louisville. Thornton joins guest artists Donna McGough (last seen in Coriolanus with The Hypocrites) and Darci Nalepa (Dirty) and fellow Gift ensemble members Brittany Burch (The Lonesome West), Paul D'Addario (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest), Gabriel Franken (Broadsword), Lynda Newton (Absolute Hell) and Jay Worthington (Vigils). (more...)

TALHOTBLOND to Open 3/7 at Ruskin TheatreTALHOTBLOND to Open 3/7 at Ruskin Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

TALHOTBLOND opens March 7th and runs at 8pm on Fridays and Saturdays, and 2pm on Sundays through April 26, 2014. Ruskin Group Theatre is located at 3000 Airport Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90405. Tickets are $25 ($20 for students, seniors, and guild members) and can be purchased in advance by calling (310) 397-3244. For more information please visit www.ruskingrouptheatre.com. Free parking is available at the theater. (more...)

RICHARD III to Play Folger Theatre, 1/28-3/9RICHARD III to Play Folger Theatre, 1/28-3/9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2013

The quintessential portrait of maniacal ambition and lust for power is on stage in William Shakespeare's epic history play Richard III at Folger Theatre. Robert Richmond (more...)

American Stage Theatre's Yasmina Reza's Comedy ART Begins TonightAmerican Stage Theatre's Yasmina Reza's Comedy ART Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2013

American Stage Theatre Company has announced the last production of their 2012-2013 Season on the Mainstage: ART by Yasmina Reza and translated by Christopher Hampton. This production won a Tony Award for 'Best Play' and the Olivier Award for 'Best Comedy'. Previews are tonight and tomorrow, August 7 & 8. Opening Night is August 9 and the production runs through September 8. (more...)

THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE Opens Round House Theatre's 2013-14 Season TonightTHE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE Opens Round House Theatre's 2013-14 Season Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2013

Round House Theatre launches its 2013/2014 Bethesda season with the hauntingly humorous tragicomedy The Beauty Queen of Leenane by esteemed playwright Martin McDonagh, which runs tonight, August 21 thru September 15. Director Jeremy Skidmore returns to Round House with this Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning black comedy. Opening night is Monday, August 26, 2013. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Evil Lurks in THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE at ShakesCo in the BerkshiresBWW Reviews: Evil Lurks in THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE at ShakesCo in the Berkshires
by Larry Murray - Aug 17, 2013

Anything is sweeter than this mother and daughter story. (more...)

Meet the Broadway Class of 2014- Spring Edition!Meet the Broadway Class of 2014- Spring Edition!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 6, 2014

With Broadway's 2014 season now in full swing, there's a solid group of performers making their Broadway debuts this Spring. Meet all of the Great White Way's newest stars below, and be sure to let us know who you're most looking forward to seeing onstage! (more...)

Stage Guild's ELLING Opens TodayStage Guild's ELLING Opens Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2014

The Washington Stage Guild completes its Season of Dreams with the area premiere of Simon Bent's ELLING, a whimsical comedy of the power of friendship when everyday life is an adventure. Bent's London hit is based on a quartet of novels by the Norwegian writer Ingvar Ambjornsen that was the source of an Oscar-nominated film in 2002. ELLING is the story of a pair of misfits who, after rooming together for years in an institution, are offered an independent life - if they can cope with it. Elling and Kjell Bjarne must learn to deal with the world and each other's fears and quirks, and Elling's discovery of literary ambition becomes a path to a 'normal' life. Along the way the two have a series of offbeat adventures as they struggle with bureaucracy, relationships, and their own demons. (more...)

Nancy Dussault, Conchata Ferrell and JoBeth Williams Among Rotating Cast for Rubicon Theatre's LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT I WORE, 4/16-5/18Nancy Dussault, Conchata Ferrell and JoBeth Williams Among Rotating Cast for Rubicon Theatre's LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT I WORE, 4/16-5/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2014

Rubicon Theatre continues the company's 16th Not Your Typical Season with a special run of Love, Loss, and What I Wore -- a witty and wise celebration of womanhood adapted by Nora and Delia Ephron, creators of such hits as 'When Harry Met Sally,' 'Sleepless in Seattle,' 'You've Got Mail,' 'The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants' and 'Silkwood.' (more...)

Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN, Opening Tomorrow!Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN, Opening Tomorrow!
by Meet the Cast - Apr 19, 2014

The Michael Grandage Company production of The Cripple of Inishmaan, by Martin McDonagh, starring Daniel Radcliffe and the critically acclaimed West End cast, directed by Tony Award-winner Michael Grandage, began previews on Broadway on April 12 and will open tomorrow, April 20 at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the full cast and watch interviews with the company below! (more...)

Nancy Dussault, Conchata Ferrell and JoBeth Williams Among Rotating Cast for Rubicon Theatre's LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT I WORE, Now thru 5/18Nancy Dussault, Conchata Ferrell and JoBeth Williams Among Rotating Cast for Rubicon Theatre's LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT I WORE, Now thru 5/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Rubicon Theatre continues the company's 16th Not Your Typical Season with a special run of Love, Loss, and What I Wore -- a witty and wise celebration of womanhood adapted by Nora and Delia Ephron, creators of such hits as 'When Harry Met Sally,' 'Sleepless in Seattle,' 'You've Got Mail,' 'The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants' and 'Silkwood.' (more...)

Stage Guild's ELLING Opens 4/26Stage Guild's ELLING Opens 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

The Washington Stage Guild completes its Season of Dreams with the area premiere of Simon Bent's ELLING, a whimsical comedy of the power of friendship when everyday life is an adventure. Bent's London hit is based on a quartet of novels by the Norwegian writer Ingvar Ambjornsen that was the source of an Oscar-nominated film in 2002. ELLING is the story of a pair of misfits who, after rooming together for years in an institution, are offered an independent life - if they can cope with it. Elling and Kjell Bjarne must learn to deal with the world and each other's fears and quirks, and Elling's discovery of literary ambition becomes a path to a 'normal' life. Along the way the two have a series of offbeat adventures as they struggle with bureaucracy, relationships, and their own demons. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Conservatory Theatre Company's THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLDPhoto Flash: Inside Conservatory Theatre Company's THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Point Park University's Conservatory Theatre Company closes its 2013-2014 season with a production of John Millington Synge's classic Irish comedy, The Playboy of the Western World, now through April 19 in the Rauh Theatre at the Pittsburgh Playhouse (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company to Stage DEATHTRAP, 3/28-4/12Pioneer Theatre Company to Stage DEATHTRAP, 3/28-4/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Written in 1978, Deathtrap still holds the record for longest-running comedy thriller on Broadway. Sidney Bruhl is a playwright desperately in need of a hit. Just in time, a former student sends him the manuscript of his first play, a murder mystery called Deathtrap. Sidney smells a hit, but he's never been that fond of sharing credit. TIME Magazine said, 'If you care to assassinate yourself with laughter, try Deathtrap.' (more...)

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