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HOUSE OF THE RISING SON and NITE CLUB CONFIDENTIALSet for Desert Rose Playhouse's 2013-14 Season
by David Green - Sep 27, 2013

The Desert Rose Playhouse, the Coachella Valley's live stage company serving the LGBT and gay-friendly community, announces their schedule of productions for the 2013/14 Season. The DRT is located in a wonderfully intimate theatre space at the border of Rancho Mirage and Cathedral City, centrally located for patrons from all parts of the desert. The eclectic season includes two wild comedies, one Gothic Creole Mystery, a World Premiere drama drawn from today's headlines, and a very special Mid-Century Modern musical starring radio talk show personality and vocalist/entertainer Joey English. (more...)

Julie Halston to Host Transport Group's GIMME A BREAK! Gala Honoring Beth Williams, 12/9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2013

Transport Group, the Drama Desk and OBIE award-winning theatre company, has announced that its 2013 Gimme A Break! benefit will honor producer Beth Williams on Monday, December 9 at 6:30pm, at the Asia Society and Museum, 725 Park Avenue at 70th Street. (more...)

Gideon Glick, Eva Kaminsky & More to Star in Old Globe's THE FEW; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2013

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the World Premiere comedy The Few by award-winning playwright Samuel D. Hunter (The Whale). Directed by Davis McCallum, The Few will run Sept. 28 - Oct. 27, 2013 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run Sept. 28 - Oct. 2. Opening night is Thursday, Oct. 3 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE or by visiting the Box Office at 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park. (more...)

NYTW To Present 'What's It All About? Bacharach Reimagined' Beginning November 19; Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2013

The enduring music of Burt Bacharach is given new life as musician and actor Kyle Riabko (Spring Awakening, Hair) performs his unique, soulful arrangements of the Bacharach songbook with an eclectic group of young musicians and performers. Steven Hoggett, whose choreography has been featured in such diverse works as Once, Peter and the Starcatcher, andBlack Watch, returns to NYTW, this time as director. What's It All About? is a re-introduction to the timeless music of Bacharach through the eyes and ears of a new generation. (more...)

Uptown Players to Stage THE MOST FABULOUS STORY EVER TOLD, 12/5-15
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2013

Uptown Players closes its 2013 season with Paul Rudnick's hysterical comedy, The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told. The production runs December 5 through 15, 2013, at the Kalita Humphreys Theater. (more...)

Rudnik's THE MOST FABULOUS STORY EVER TOLD to Bring Much Needed Holiday Merriment to Desert Rose Playhouse
by David Green - Nov 27, 2013

The Desert Rose Playhouse, the Coachella Valley's live stage company serving the LGBT community, brings a little irreverant holiday merriment to Palm Springs as it presents Paul Rudnick's comedy The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told. The production opened November 15, 2013 for a five-week run closing on December 22, 2013. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 PM and Sundays at 2 PM. The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told is the Paul Rudnick's re-imagination of the Old Testament - from a gay point of view. (more...)

Jessie Mueller, Santino Fontana & More to Perform at Transport Group's GIMME A BREAK! Benefit, 12/9
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2013

Transport Group, the Drama Desk and OBIE award-winning theatre company, has announced that its 2013 Gimme A Break! benefit will honor producer Beth Williams on Monday, December 9 at 6:30pm, at the Asia Society and Museum, 725 Park Avenue at 70th Street. (more...)

Garret Storms to Star in WaterTower Theatre's THE SANTALAND DIARIES; Cast & Creatives Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2013

Garret Storms will make his WaterTower Theatre debut as David (Crumpet the Elf) in the David Sedaris holiday season comedy The Santaland Diaries, December 13 to 29, 2013, in the Studio Theatre at the Addison Theatre and Conference Centre. Kelsey Ervi, Assistant to the Producing Artistic Director at WaterTower Theatre, directs. (more...)

Des McAnuff & Michael David to be Honored at NYTW's 2014 Spring Gala, 5/12
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2014

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) has announced that its 2014 Spring Gala will honor Tony Award-winning director Des McAnuff and President of The Dodgers Michael David. Both are founding partners of Dodger Properties, which is responsible for over 150 productions of some of the most successful theatre on Broadway (56 Tony Awards), Off-Broadway and internationally. The gala will take place on Monday, May 12 at The Grand Ballroom of The Plaza Hotel, beginning at 6:30pm. (more...)

Classic Stage Company's THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE, Starring Christopher Lloyd, Opens Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2013

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Executive Director Greg Reiner, presents Bertolt Brecht's THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE featuring Christopher Lloyd (Azdak), directed by Brian Kulick (who directed Brecht's Galileo last season), and featuring new music by Tony Award-winning singer/songwriter Duncan Sheik (Spring Awakening). The show was recently extended for two additional weeks through Sunday, June 23. The official opening is tonight, May 30.? (more...)

Sandra Bernhard, Lea DeLaria, & Scott Thompson to Star in SO OVER THE RAINBOW at Le Poisson Rouge, 6/29
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2013

Sandra Bernhard, Lea DeLaria, & Scott Thompson are set to star in SO OVER THE RAINBOW, for one night only on Saturday, June 29th at 8:00PM, at Le Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker Street. To purchase tickets: http://www.lepoissonrouge.com Tickets: $45-$35 (more...)

Theater Wit to Restage Will Eno's THOM PAIN (BASED ON NOTHING) with Lance Baker, 6/27-7/27
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2013

Theater Wit has announced it will present a special encore presentation this summer of its critically acclaimed 2007 smash hit Thom Pain (based on nothing) by Will Eno. (more...)

m.a.d. Theatre of Tampa's THE MOST FABULOUS STORY EVER TOLD to Open 6/6
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

Today, m.a.d. Theatre of Tampa has announced the opening of The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told on Friday, June 6, 2014. The show runs through June 22, 2014 with performances on Friday & Saturday at 8:00pm & Sunday at 3:00pm. This satirical comedy by Paul Rudnick, author of I Hate Hamlet and Jeffrey, is raucously funny, surprisingly tender and ultimately wise as it dissects history, relationships, gay politics and the mystery of faith. Director Clareann Despain has gathered a diverse cast of actors to guide the audience through the lives of the two first couples, Adam & Steve and Jane & Mabel, as they experience life's joys and perils from the biblical world to the modern day. (more...)

Photo Flash: New York Theatre Workshop's 2014 Gala - The Arrivals
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW)'s 2014 Spring Gala honored Tony Award-winning director Des McAnuff and President of The Dodgers Michael David on Monday night, May 12, at The Grand Ballroom of The Plaza Hotel. Both are founding partners of Dodger Properties, which is responsible for over 150 productions of some of the most successful theatre on Broadway (56 Tony Awards), Off-Broadway and internationally. Scroll down for photos of the arrivals! (more...)

Photo Flash: New York Theatre Workshop's 2014 Gala - Performance and Party!
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW)'s 2014 Spring Gala honored Tony Award-winning director Des McAnuff and President of The Dodgers Michael David on Monday night, May 12, at The Grand Ballroom of The Plaza Hotel. Both are founding partners of Dodger Properties, which is responsible for over 150 productions of some of the most successful theatre on Broadway (56 Tony Awards), Off-Broadway and internationally. Scroll down for photos from the evening's performances and more! (more...)

WaterTower Theatre's HONKY Begins Tonight as Part of 'Out of the Loop' Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2014

WaterTower Theatre presents Honky, WaterTower Theatre's entry for the 2014 Out of the Loop Fringe Festival, today, March 6-16, 2014 at the Addison Theatre and Conference Centre. (more...)

Out of the Loop Fringe Festival 2014 Kicks Off Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2014

WaterTower Theatre Producing Artistic Director and Loop Executive Producer Terry Martin previously announced the line-up for the 2014 Out of the Loop Fringe Festival, today, March 6-16, 2014 at the Addison Theatre and Conference Centre. (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Mar. 30
by - Mar 30, 2014

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, March 30, 2014. (more...)

BOOK OF LIZ to Return to Custom Made Theatre, 7/10-8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2014

Custom Made is thrilled to bring back The Book of Liz for a fourth hysterical run, after setting box office records in 2009, 2011, and 2013. This year, James Nelson brings his directorial eye to the popular 'LizFest.' (more...)

Pat Sajak Stars in CRT's THE DROWSY CHAPERONE, Now thru 6/15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2013

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) will present The Drowsy Chaperone, starring Pat Sajak as the Man in the Chair, as the first of its three-show Summer Nutmeg Summer Series, tonight, June 6 - 15 in the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre, Storrs. (more...)

Sandra Bernhard, Lea DeLaria, & Scott Thompson Star in SO OVER THE RAINBOW at Le Poisson Rouge Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2013

Sandra Bernhard, Lea DeLaria, & Scott Thompson are set to star in SO OVER THE RAINBOW, for one night only tonight, June 29th at 8:00PM, at Le Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker Street. (more...)

Theater Wit Restages Will Eno's THOM PAIN (BASED ON NOTHING) with Lance Baker, Now thru 7/27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2013

Theater Wit presents a special encore presentation this summer of its critically acclaimed 2007 smash hit Thom Pain (based on nothing) by Will Eno. (more...)

Moonlight Stage Opens 2013 Summer Season with SOUTH PACIFIC, Now thru 7/13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2013

Moonlight Stage Productions' 33rd summer season, the first planned by new Artistic Director Steven Glaudini, will begin with the great American classic musical SOUTH PACIFIC, with performances from today, June 26 to July 13. (more...)

Moonlight Stage Set to Open 2013 Summer Season with SOUTH PACIFIC, 6/26-7/13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2013

Moonlight Stage Productions' 33rd summer season, the first planned by new Artistic Director Steven Glaudini, will begin with the great American classic musical SOUTH PACIFIC, with performances from June 26 to July 13. (more...)

Classic Stage Company's THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE Closes Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2013

Classic Stage Company's new production of Bertolt Brecht's THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE, featuring Christopher Lloyd (Azdak), directed by Brian Kulick (who directed Brecht's Galileo last season), and featuring new music by Tony Award-winning singer/songwriter Duncan Sheik (Spring Awakening), closes today, June 23, after a two-week extension. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Moonlight Stage's SOUTH PACIFIC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2013

Moonlight Stage Productions' 33rd summer season, the first planned by new Artistic Director Steven Glaudini, will begin with the great American classic musical SOUTH PACIFIC, with performances from June 26 to July 13. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

SIX DAYS OF BROADWAY Musical Theater Camp Wraps Current Session this Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2013

Enrollment applications are being accepted now for Segerstrom Center's Six Days of Broadway summer musical theater camp, which returns to the Center's campus June 24 through July 7. Students will participate in week-long intensives that feature classes in musical performance, monologue interpretation, audition technique, scene work, dance and more. Tony Award nominee and Broadway/film star Erin Dilly returns to lead the program along with Broadway veterans Stephen Buntrock, Danny Gurwin, Hank Stratton and other guest instructors. (more...)

Photo Coverage: First Look at Moonlight Stage Productions' SOUTH PACIFIC!
by Lily Lim - Jul 3, 2013

Moonlight Stage Productions' 33rd summer season, the first planned by new Artistic Director Steven Glaudini, begins with the great American classic musical SOUTH PACIFIC, with performances from June 26 to July 13. Single tickets are priced $15 to $50 and include price levels for student rush, military, senior, and family discounts. To purchase tickets or for more information, call (760) 724-2110 or visit moonlightstage.com. Check out photos of the cast in action below! (more...)

Theater Wit to Restage Will Eno's THOM PAIN (BASED ON NOTHING) with Lance Baker, 6/27-7/27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2013

Theater Wit has announced it will present a special encore presentation this summer of its critically acclaimed 2007 smash hit Thom Pain (based on nothing) by Will Eno. (more...)

NYTW Presents FETCH CLAY, MAKE MAN Starring Nikki M James, Ray Fisher, K. Todd Freeman & More, 8/23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2013

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) Artistic Director James C. Nicola has announced that Fetch Clay, Make Man, written by Will Power and directed by Des McAnuff, will begin performances Friday, August 23 at NYTW, 79 East 4 Street, between Bowery and Second Avenue. Opening night is set for Thursday, September 12 at 7pm. Fetch Clay, Make Man is scheduled to run through Sunday, October 13; tickets are on sale now. (more...)

Moonlight Stage Set to Open 2013 Summer Season with SOUTH PACIFIC, 6/26-7/13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2013

Moonlight Stage Productions' 33rd summer season, the first planned by new Artistic Director Steven Glaudini, will begin with the great American classic musical SOUTH PACIFIC, with performances from June 26 to July 13. (more...)

Rachel York to Host 15th Annual Column Awards Gala, 2/24; Nominees Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2014

The Board of Directors and Executive Director/Producer/Founder of THE COLUMN Awards Organization, John Garcia, have announced that Tony Award nominee, Broadway sensation Orfeh will be their special guest star and Co-host for the 14th Annual COLUMN Awards Gala. The extrava When the 15th annual COLUMN Award nominations were announced Sunday evening history was being made as the organization has completely retooled and reorganized their voting process. Theatre Three leads the Equity field with 37 nominations while Mainstage-Las Colinas leads the Non-equity field with 31 nominations. (more...)

Out of the Loop Fringe Festival 2014 Lineup Announced; Kicks Off 3/6
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

WaterTower Theatre Producing Artistic Director and Loop Executive Producer Terry Martin today announced the line-up for the 2014 Out of the Loop Fringe Festival, March 6-16, 2014 at the Addison Theatre and Conference Centre. (more...)

Diversionary Theatre's BOYS & GIRLS Opens Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

Diversionary Theatre's production of 'Boys and Girls' written by Tom Donaghy opens on March 1st, 2014. Shana Wride Directs. (more...)

New York Theatre Workshop's RED-EYE TO HAVRE DE GRACE to Begin April 22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director Jeremy Blocker have announced that Red-Eye to Havre de Grace will begin performances Tuesday, April 22 at 7pm at New York Theatre Workshop, 79 East 4 Street, between Second Avenue and Bowery. Red-Eye to Havre de Grace is by Lucidity Suitcase Intercontinental, created by Thaddeus Phillips, Jeremy Wilhelm, David Wilhelm, Geoff Sobelle, Sophie Bortolussi with Ean Sheehy and music by Wilhelm Bros. & Co. and direction and stage design by Thaddeus Phillips, Opening night is set for Thursday, May 1 at 7pm. Red-Eye to Havre de Grace is scheduled to run through Sunday, June 1, 2014. (more...)

Cast Announced for WaterTower Theatre's HONKY, Part of 'Out of the Loop' Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2014

WaterTower Theatre Producing Artistic Director and Loop Executive Producer Terry Martin today announced casting for Honky, WaterTower Theatre's entry for the 2014 Out of the Loop Fringe Festival, March 6-16, 2014 at the Addison Theatre and Conference Centre. Directed by Kelsey Leigh Ervi, the cast will feature Calvin Roberts as Thomas Hodge, Alan Pollard as Davis Tallison, Ian Ferguson as Peter Trammel, Rebecca McDonald as Emilia Hodge, Whitney Holotik as Andie Chastain, Jeff Burleson as Dr. Driscoll/Others, Adam A. Anderson as Kid 1/Frederick Douglass and Lord Alfred Brown as Kid 2. (more...)

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

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

Diane Paulus, Lea Delaria, Robert Lopez and More Set for TEDxBroadway Event at New World Stages, 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

The next TEDxBroadway event will be held Monday, February 24th, 2014 at New World Stages. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Oklahoma - Week of 12/08/2013
by BWW - Dec 8, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/08/2013 for Oklahoma (more...)

Julie Halston to Host Transport Group's GIMME A BREAK! Gala Honoring Beth Williams, 12/9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2013

Transport Group, the Drama Desk and OBIE award-winning theatre company, has announced that its 2013 Gimme A Break! benefit will honor producer Beth Williams on Monday, December 9 at 6:30pm, at the Asia Society and Museum, 725 Park Avenue at 70th Street. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Oklahoma - Week of 12/15/2013
by BWW - Dec 15, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/15/2013 for Oklahoma (more...)

Garret Storms Stars in WaterTower Theatre's THE SANTALAND DIARIES, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2013

Garret Storms will make his WaterTower Theatre debut as David (Crumpet the Elf) in the David Sedaris holiday season comedy The Santaland Diaries, tonight, December 13 to 29, 2013, in the Studio Theatre at the Addison Theatre and Conference Centre. Kelsey Ervi, Assistant to the Producing Artistic Director at WaterTower Theatre, directs. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Oklahoma - Week of 12/01/2013
by BWW - Dec 1, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/01/2013 for Oklahoma (more...)

HOUSE OF THE RISING SON and NITE CLUB CONFIDENTIAL Starring Joey English Set for Desert Rose Playhouse's Eclectic 2013-14 Season
by David Green - Aug 5, 2013

The Desert Rose Playhouse, the Coachella Valley's live stage company serving the LGBT and gay-friendly community, announces their schedule of productions for the 2013/14 Season. The DRT is located in a wonderfully intimate theatre space at the border of Rancho Mirage and Cathedral City, centrally located for patrons from all parts of the desert. The eclectic season includes two wild comedies, one Gothic Creole Mystery, a World Premiere drama drawn from today's headlines, and a very special Mid-Century Modern musical starring radio talk show personality and vocalist/entertainer Joey English. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 8/28/14 - IT'S ONLY A PLAY Begins, Shapiro Sisters and RELATIVITY at 54 Below, 'MOCKINGBIRD' and More!
by Jessica Showers - Aug 28, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Broadway's IT'S ONLY A PLAY, starring renowned stage duo Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick, begins previews tonight, The Shapiro Sisters 'live out loud' and RELATIVITY gets a concert -- both at 54 Below -- and TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD starts tonight at London's Open Air Theatre. (more...)

NYTW Presents FETCH CLAY, MAKE MAN Starring Nikki M James, Ray Fisher, K. Todd Freeman & More, Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2013

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) Artistic Director James C. Nicola has announced that Fetch Clay, Make Man, written by Will Power and directed by Des McAnuff, will begin performances tonight, August 23 at NYTW, 79 East 4 Street, between Bowery and Second Avenue. Opening night is set for Thursday, September 12 at 7pm. Fetch Clay, Make Man is scheduled to run through Sunday, October 13; tickets are on sale now. (more...)

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits- CINDERELLA!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 13, 2014

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With several weeks until the craziness begins, there is still plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's already occupied theaters . BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's CINDERELLA below! (more...)

U.S. Premiere of SCENES FROM A MARRIAGE, THE INVISIBLE HAND & FOREVER Set for NYTW's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) has announced that its 2014/15 season will include the U.S. premiere of Scenes from a Marriage written by Ingmar Bergman, adapted by Emily Mann and directed by Ivo van Hove; the New York premiere of The Invisible Hand, written by Ayad Akhtar and directed by Ken Rus Schmoll; and the New York premiere of Forever, writtenand performed by Dael Orlandersmith and directed by Neel Keller. In the coming weeks NYTW will announce an additional production that will round out the season. (more...)

New York Theatre Workshop's RED-EYE TO HAVRE DE GRACE Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2014

Red-Eye to Havre de Grace began performances on April 22 and opens tonight, April 30, 2014 at New York Theatre Workshop, 79 East 4 Street, between Second Avenue and Bowery. (more...)

New York Theatre Workshop's RED-EYE TO HAVRE DE GRACE Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director Jeremy Blocker have announced that Red-Eye to Havre de Grace begins performances Today, April 22 at 7pm at New York Theatre Workshop, 79 East 4 Street, between Second Avenue and Bowery. Red-Eye to Havre de Grace is by Lucidity Suitcase Intercontinental, created by Thaddeus Phillips, Jeremy Wilhelm, David Wilhelm, Geoff Sobelle, Sophie Bortolussi with Ean Sheehy and music by Wilhelm Bros. & Co. and direction and stage design by Thaddeus Phillips, Opening night is set for Thursday, May 1 at 7pm. Red-Eye to Havre de Grace is scheduled to run through Sunday, June 1, 2014. (more...)

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