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Cynthia Nixon to Join Morgan Freeman & Diane Keaton in LIFE ITSELF
by Movies News Desk - Sep 23, 2013

LIFE ITSELF follows married New York couple who find themselves in a real estate bidding war after putting their downtown apartment on the market - and must accept the fact they may be leaving their home behind. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Pioneer Theatre's SOMETHING'S AFOOT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2013

Pioneer Theatre Company presents the musical whodunit Something's Afoot, September 20 through October 5, 2013, at Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast below! (more...)

Kathryn Erbe and John Pankow Star in TACT's NATURAL AFFECTION, Now thru 10/26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2013

TACT/The Actors Company Theatre presents Natural Affection by William Inge, the first production of the company's 21st Season. Directed by TACT Co-Artistic Director Jenn Thompson, performances begin at Theatre Row's Beckett Theatre (410 West 42nd Street - between 9th & 10th Avenues) tonight, September 17, 2013. Opening night is set for Thursday, September 26 at 7:30pm. Performances will continue through October 26, 2013. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Pioneer Theatre's SOMETHING'S AFOOT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2013

Pioneer Theatre Company presents the musical whodunit Something's Afoot, September 20 through October 5, 2013, at Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast below! (more...)

NATURAL AFFECTION, BEYOND THERAPY and More Set for TACT's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2013

TACT/The Actors Company Theatre has announced its 2013/2014 Season, which will include two treasures from iconic American playwrights. The critically-acclaimed and Drama Desk nominated Off-Broadway company 'dedicated to presenting neglected or rarely produced plays of literary merit,' will present the family drama Natural Affection by William Inge and the comedy Beyond Therapy by Christopher Durang, Off-Broadway at The Beckett Theatre (410 West 42nd Street - between 9th & 10th Avenues) on Theatre Row. Neither play has been seen in NYC since their original productions. (more...)

American Century Theater Kicks Off Season with COME BLOW YOUR HORN, Now thru 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2013

The American Century Theater launches its 18th season to laughter with the Neil Simon comedy, Come Blow Your Horn, directed by Rip Claassen, opening tonight, September 12 and running through October 12 at Gunston Arts Center's Theatre Two in Arlington. (more...)

Sebastian Armesto & More to Join Frank Langella in Chichester & BAM's KING LEAR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2013

Three time Tony Award-winning, Oscar nominated Broadway and film star Frank Langella plays King Lear at Chichester, prior to the Harvey Theater at BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music) in New York, joined by Sebastian Armesto, Max Bennett, Denis Conway, Isabella Laughland, Catherine McCormack, Harry Melling, Lauren O'Neil and Steven Pacey. (more...)

Mike Boland, Jim Bracchitta, Kevin O'Rourke and More Set for Westport Country Playhouse's MISTER ROBERTS Reading, 11/11
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2013

Casting is announced for 'Mister Roberts,' a Script in Hand playreading in observance of Veterans Day, at Westport Country Playhouse, on Monday, November 11, 7 p.m. (more...)

Pioneer Theatre to Present OTHER DESERT CITIES, Now thru 11/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2013

Pioneer Theatre Company presents the Pulitzer Prize-nominated drama Other Desert Cities tonight, October 25 - November 9, 2013. (more...)

The People's Tenor Comes to Naples at TheatreZone in CHESS in March 2014
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2013

Internationally renowned tenor Michael Amante, affectionately known as "The People's Tenor," and one of the touring New York Tenors, will play the Freddie Trumper role as a lonely American chess wizard in TheatreZone's production of Chess - the Musical today announced artistic director Mark Danni. Tickets are available for 10 performances March 6 through March 16, 2014. (more...)

Music Theatre of Connecticut MainStage Presents Terrence McNally's MASTER CLASS in Westport
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2013

Music Theatre of Connecticut MainStage, Fairfield County's award-winning professional theatre company, kicks off their 2013/2014 Season with the Tony Award winning play 'Master Class', by Terrance McNally. Performances are November 1-17, Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, with matinees Saturdays at 4pm and Sundays at 2pm, at MTC MainStage Studio Theatre, 246 Post Road East (Colonial Green/Lower Level) in downtown Westport, CT. Tickets range from $25-$45 ($5 discount for seniors/students) and are available by calling 203.454.3883 or visiting www.musictheatreofct.com (more...)

Pioneer Theatre to Present OTHER DESERT CITIES, 10/25-11/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2013

Pioneer Theatre Company presents the Pulitzer Prize-nominated drama Other Desert Cities October 25 - November 9, 2013. (more...)

Cynthia Nixon Set for Public Forum Drama Club's THE LONG CHRISTMAS DINNER,12/10
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2013

The Public Theater announced that Tony Award winner Cynthia Nixon has joined the December Public Forum Drama Club event, The Long Christmas Dinner by Thornton Wilder, on Tuesday, December 10 at 7:00 p.m. at Joe's Pub. In Public Forum Drama Club, authors, musicians, journalists, scholars, and actors come together to give onstage readings of one-act plays that have some special resonance in our lives today. Each reading concludes with a discussion of the hard questions that the play raises about our politics, our culture, and the way we live now. (more...)

TheatreZone Adds HIGH SOCIETY, WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND Matinees
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2013

TheatreZone Artistic Director Mark Danni today announced the addition of two performances: a Saturday matinee of the production of Whistle Down the Wind on January 18th at 2 pm, and a Saturday matinee of the production of High Society on Saturday, February 15th, 2014 at 2 pm. (more...)

Mike Boland, Jim Bracchitta, Kevin O'Rourke & More Set for Westport Country Playhouse's MISTER ROBERTS Reading Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2013

'Mister Roberts,' a Script in Hand playreading in observance of Veterans Day, will be held at Westport Country Playhouse, today Monday, November 11, 7 p.m. Tickets are $15. (more...)

Compagnia de' Colombari and The Studio for Art, Faith and History to Present ORFEO IN ORVIETO, July 4-6
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

COMPAGNIA DE' COLOMBARI and THE STUDIO FOR ART, FAITH AND HISTORY are pleased to announce the international production of ORFEO IN ORVIETO, conceived by Karin Coonrod and John Conklin, based on the opera Orfeo by Claudio Monteverdi, with musical arrengements and conducted by Gina Leishman, directed by Coonrod. ORFEO IN ORVIETO will play Friday, July 4th, Saturday, July 5th and Sunday, July 6th at 8:30 PM at the Palazzo Simoncelli in Orvieto, Italy. (more...)

Fox Theatre Sets 2014 Coca-Cola Summer Film Festival Lineup, Special Movie Tours
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2014

The Fox Theatre announced today the official movie lineup for the 2014 Coca-Cola Summer Film Festival, sponsored by The Coca-Cola Company and Delta Airlines. The 2014 Coca-Cola Summer Film Festival will take audiences down memory lane beginning this June with nine movies celebrating anniversaries: Gone With The Wind, The Wizard of Oz, Mary Poppins Sing-A-Long, The Women, Blazing Saddles, Young Frankenstein, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, Double Indemnity and Field of Dreams, which was selected through the Fox Theatre's Facebook fan vote. Additional audience favorites that will be shown on the Fox Theatre's 26-foot high x 56-foot-8-inch wide big screen include the 1933 version of King Kong, Mamma Mia!, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, The Philadelphia Story, and Saturday Morning Cartoons will introduce children to the classics like Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and Elmer Fudd that their parents grew up watching and still know and love. Audiences will also enjoy a special treat with the double-feature of Young Frankenstein and Blazing Saddles for one price. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Norfolk - Week of 5/04/2014
by BWW - May 4, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/04/2014 for Norfolk (more...)

Malibu Playhouse Presents the World Premiere of FLIM FLAM: HOUDINI AND THE HEREAFTER', 6/20-8/3
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2014

The fourth play in MALIBU PLAYHOUSE's 2013-2014 season will be the World Premiere of Flim-Flam: Houdini and the Hereafter by Gene Franklin Smith,, opening Friday, June 20, 2014. The play will be directed by Thomas James O'Leary and stars Rick D. Wasserman, Melissa Kite, Gigi Bermingham, Peter Van Norden, Sabra Malkinson and Cameron Mitchell Jr. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Norfolk - Week of 5/25/2014
by BWW - May 25, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/25/2014 for Norfolk (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Norfolk - Week of 5/18/2014
by BWW - May 18, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/18/2014 for Norfolk (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Norfolk - Week of 5/11/2014
by BWW - May 11, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/11/2014 for Norfolk (more...)

Inge Festival Honors Arthur Kopit in Independence, KS, Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

Arthur Kopit, playwright, librettist, screenwriter, adapter and mentor, a multiple Tony and Drama Desk and Pulitzer Prize nominee, will be the Honoree of the 33rd Annual William Inge Theatre Festival in Independence, Kansas, at Independence Community College. (more...)

The Shaw Festival's 2014 season…Cleveland Connection
by Roy Berko - Mar 20, 2014

The Shaw Festival is one of the two major Canadian theatre celebrations, the other being The Stratford Festival in Stratford, Ontario. Both are professional,, high quality venues. (more...)

Old Vic Announces 2014-15 Season; Kevin Spacey to Return to the Stage in CLARENCE DARROW
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

The Old Vic today announced its programme for Summer/Autumn 2014. The CQS Space, The Old Vic in the round, will be home to the whole season of productions, continuing after Other Desert Cities which opens this month. The plays will be performed in the round, a transformation of The Old Vic's auditorium first seen for the award-winning 2008 production of The Norman Conquests. The season of productions is supported for the fourth consecutive year by Bank of America Merrill Lynch. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE PHILADELPHIA STORY Is Smartly Told at Clackamas Rep
by Patrick Brassell - Jun 30, 2014

Under the able direction of Doren Elias, the actors all get the period feeling just right, and the wealthy family feels like a wealthy family - all upper-crust manners and comfortable ease with the fancy trimmings. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE LAST OF THE RED HOT LOVERS Caps Theatre Harrisburg Season
by Marakay Rogers - Jun 30, 2014

Theatre Harrisburg closed this year's season with a Neil Simon classic before preparing for next season's strong schedule (more...)

Aradhana Tiwari Named New Resident Director of Mad Cow Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2014

Mad Cow Theatre has announced that Aradhana Tiwari will join the company as Resident Director, beginning with the 2014 - 2015 season. Tiwari is a Central Florida-based artist who has guest-directed at Mad Cow since 2012. Her production of The Road to Mecca in 2012 was the first in Mad Cow's Zehngebot-Stonerock Theatre, one of two spaces in the company's new location in downtown Orlando. (more...)

Northlight Theatre Announces Casting for 'PENSACOLA', THE MOUSETRAP, and WHITE GUY ON THE BUS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, announces casting for the first three productions of the 40th Anniversary Season. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE PHILADELPHIA STORY at the Shaw Festival
by Mary Alderson - Jun 13, 2014

The Philadelphia Story, on stage at the Shaw Festival, takes the audience back to 1939, to the wealthy who have survived the Great Depression. Survived? It looks like they flourished! The audience applauds the luxurious set as the curtain is raised. Everything is gold, silver and white - a lavish grand piano and gold satin cushions in a room piled high with elegantly wrapped wedding gifts. (more...)

Alec Baldwin, David Henry Hwang and More Covered at the 92Y in 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

92Y celebrates all things Theater -- plays, musicals (including theater's sister, movie musicals), songwriters, actors, playwrights -- even Broadway ghosts! (more...)

CTC to Close 25th Anniversary Season with THE AMISH PROJECT, 8/14-24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Chester Theatre Company will complete its 25th Anniversary Season with Jessica Dickey's THE AMISH PROJECT. The production, which runs from August 14th through August 24th at the Chester Town Hall in Chester, MA, will feature CTC favorite Allison McLemore, star of last season's smash hit production of Tryst. (more...)

Mergatroyd Productions in Association with Midtown International Theater Festival Presents the World Premiere of JULIA & BUDDY, 7/17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

Sparks fly between a neurotic philosopher and a dysfunctional maintenance man in a play about wanting somebody wrong who just might be right. JULIA & BUDDY - A romantic comedy at the Midtown International Theater Festival in the Jewel Box Theater at the WorkShop Theater Company, 312 West 36th Street, 4th Floor East between 8th & 9th Avenues, New York NY (more...)

NJ Rep Presents LUCKY ME by Robert Caisley, 7/31-8/31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

New Jersey Repertory Company, located at 179 Broadway in Long Branch, is proud to present the National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere of Lucky Me by Robert Caisley, directed by SuzAnne Barabas and starring Dan Grimaldi, Wendy Peace, Michael Irvin Pollard and Mark Light-Orr. (more...)

WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND, FOREVER PLAID and More Set for TheatreZone's 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2014

'Year of the Composer' is an ambitious theatrical offering that brings musical greats Andrew Lloyd Webber, Cole Porter, and ABBA to the professional non-profit theater group that performs at the G&L Theatre in North Naples. (more...)

Liza Minnelli In AND THE OSCAR GOES TO... On TCM, 2/1
by Pat Cerasaro - Jan 30, 2014

Broadway and Hollywood legend Liza Minnelli is one of many starry participants in the new awards season-centric TCM documentary AND THE OSCAR GOES TO..., premiering this weekend on the noted movie lover's cable channel. (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...)

Colony Theatre to Present SEX AND EDUCATION, 2/12-3/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2014

The Colony Theatre will present Stephanie Zimbalist starring in SEX AND EDUCATION, written by Lissa Levin and directed by Andrew Barnicle. SEX AND EDUCATION will preview on Wednesday, February 12; Thursday, February 13; and Friday, February 14 at 8:00pm and will open on Saturday, February 15 at 8:00pm and continue through Sunday, March 16 at the Colony Theatre, 555 N. Third Street (at Cypress) adjacent to the Burbank Town Center Mall. (more...)

MTC MainStage to Present GOD OF CARNAGE, 1/31-2/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2014

Music Theatre of Connecticut MainStage, Fairfield County's award-winning professional theatre company, continues its 2013/2014 Season with the Tony Award winning comedy 'God of Carnage' by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton. Performances are January 31 - February 16, Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, with matinees Saturdays at 4pm and Sundays at 2pm, at MTC MainStage Studio Theatre, 246 Post Road East (Colonial Green/Lower Level) in downtown Westport, CT. Tickets range from $25-$45 ($5 discount for seniors/students) and are available by calling 203.454.3883 or visiting www.musictheatreofct.com (more...)

HIGH SOCIETY Set for G&L Theatre, 2/6-16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2014

Prepare yourself for a glorious night of vintage Hollywood as you're invited to the wedding of the year, and what a swell party it is gonna be! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 2/09/2014
by BWW - Feb 9, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/09/2014 for Ft. Myers/Naples (more...)

Southeast Asian Premiere of MATT AND BEN Runs this Weekend, 2/7-8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2014

Dulaang Kalay ('The Woman in Black') stages the Southeast Asian premiere of 2002 Best in Fringe (NYC) MATT & BEN, written by Mindy Kaling ('The Mindy Project,' 'The Office') and Brenda Withers ('The Office') from today, February 7, until tomorrow, February 8, at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. at PETA Theater Center's Studios A and B. (more...)

HIGH SOCIETY Set for G&L Theatre, Now thru 2/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2014

Prepare yourself for a glorious night of vintage Hollywood as you're invited to the wedding of the year, and what a swell party it is gonna be! (more...)

20 Super Fans Coming to TCM as Guest Programmers This April
by TV News Desk - Feb 3, 2014

Turner Classic Movies (TCM) has invited 20 super fans to help introduce their favorite movies on-air this April in celebration of TCM's 20th anniversary as a leading authority in classic film. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 2/02/2014
by BWW - Feb 2, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/02/2014 for Ft. Myers/Naples (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - Cynthia Nixon Debuts in Recurring Role on NBC's HANNIBAL
by TV News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

Cynthia Nixon will appear in the first three episodes of the second season of NBC's Hannibal. Get a first look below! (more...)

Cynthia Nixon & Saoirse Ronan to Lead Film Adaptation of STOCKHOLM, PENNSYLVANIA
by Movies News Desk - Feb 10, 2014

According to Deadline, the pair have been tapped to star in the film adaptation of Nikole Beckwith's play STOCKHOLM, PENNSYLVANIA, which Beckwith will also write and direct. (more...)

WAKE UP with BroadwayWorld - Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - Susan Boyle, Richard Jay-Alexander and More!
by Jessica Showers - Apr 9, 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: Ovation will air its special on Susan Boyle tonight! (more...)

Garden Theatre Announces 2014 Summer Movie Series
by Movies News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

The Garden Theatre is pleased to announce the 2014 Summer Movie Series, running from June 12 through August 22 at the Garden Theatre (160 West Plant Street). (more...)

Garden Theatre Announces 2014 Summer Movie Series, Set for 6/12-8/22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

The Garden Theatre is pleased to announce the 2014 Summer Movie Series, running from June 12 through August 22 at the Garden Theatre (160 West Plant Street). This summer's line-up includes 20 feature-length films: Thursday Vintage Favorites and Friday Cult Classics. (more...)

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