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ALLEGIANCE - A NEW AMERICAN MUSICAL Starring Lea Salonga & More Set for The Old Globe 2012-13 Season - Full Season Announcement, San Diego
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2012

The Old Globe's 2012-13 Season will feature the World Premieres of two new musicals: Allegiance - A New American Musical by Jay Kuo and Lorenzo Thione and A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder by Robert L. Freedman and Steven Lutvak. The season also includes George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion in celebration of the classic play's 100th anniversary and the World Premiere of a new adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House by Anne-Charlotte Hanes Harvey and Kirsten Brandt. Two recent Broadway hits will make their San Diego debuts at the Globe: David Lindsay-Abaire's Good People and Jon Robin Baitz's Other Desert Cities. Rounding out the season are the West Coast Premiere of Bekah Brunstetter's Be a Good Little Widow and the Southern California Premiere of Tarell Alvin McCraney's The Brothers Size. (more...)

Robert Foxworth & Patrick Page to Headline 2010 Shakespeare Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2010

Executive Producer Lou Spisto today announced principal casting for the Globe's 2010 Shakespeare Festival performed in repertory. (more...)

Hartford Stage Opens A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER, Starring Jefferson Mays, 10/11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2012

Hartford Stage, under the leadership of Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts, today announced the full cast and creative team for the world premiere of A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder withbook by Robert L. Freedman; music by Steven Lutvak; lyrics by Robert L. Freedman and Steven Lutvak; and directed by Darko Tresnjak. A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder will be on stage October 11 to November 11 and will feature Tony Award-winner Jefferson Mays, playing eight of the more than 20 characters. (more...)

Geva Presents Maureen McGovern In CARRY IT ON
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2010

Geva Theatre Center's 2010/11 Season continues with Broadway and recording star Maureen McGovern in a new production. (more...)

Hartford Stage Opens 50th Anniversary Season with LA DISPUTE in Rep with MACBETH, Now thru 11/10
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2013

Hartford Stage, under the leadership of Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts, presents Classical Repertory for a New Generation, the theatre's new initiative to produce two classics in repertory each season, featuring a new adaptation of Marivaux's La Dispute, in repertory with Shakespeare's Macbeth, both directed by Tresnjak, the first shows of the Tony Award-winning theatre's 50th Anniversary Season. (more...)

Roth Transfers DIVINE SISTER to Soho Playhouse; Begins Previews 9/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2010

Producer Daryl Roth announces that following a sold out developmental run last spring, THE DIVINE SISTER, the new comedy written by and starring Charles Busch, directed by Carl Andress, will transfer to the SoHo Playhouse (15 Vandam Street) featuring the entire original company: Alison Fraser, Amy Rutberg, Jennifer Van Dyck, Jonathan Walker, and Julie Halston. (more...)

Real-Life Married Couple Paige Davis & Patrick Page Open I DO! I DO! at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2009

Real-life married couple Paige Davis and Patrick Page will star in a special engagement of I Do! I Do!, the classic Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt musical based on The Fourposter by Jan de Hartog, in The Old Globe's new Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre. The well-loved classic, by the creators of The Fantasticks, spans five decades in the life of a married couple - from the nervousness of their wedding day to the wisdom of old age. I Do! I Do! will run Dec. 11 - 20, 2009. Previews take place on Dec. 11 at 8:00 p.m. and Dec. 12 at 2:00 p.m. Opening night is Saturday, Dec. 12 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are currently on sale to subscribers only. Single tickets go on sale on Oct. 25 and can be purchased online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE or by visiting the Box Office. (more...)

Geva Presents Maureen McGovern In CARRY IT ON
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2010

Geva Theatre Center's 2010/11 Season continues with Broadway and recording star Maureen McGovern in a new production. (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse Presents Reading of THE LARAMIE PROJECT: 10 YEARS LATER with Wright, Foxworth, Sands & Winningham
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2009

On October 12, 2009, La Jolla Playhouse will join with theatres across the country in presenting a reading of the Tectonic Theater Project's new work: The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later, by The Laramie Project creators Moisés Kaufman, Leigh Fondakowski, Greg Pierotti, Andy Paris and Stephen Belber. This compelling and groundbreaking epilogue to the original piece will premiere on October 12, 2009 at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall and at more than 100 other theaters in all 50 states, Canada, Great Britain, Spain, Hong Kong and Australia. (more...)

Hartford Stage Opens A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER, Starring Jefferson Mays Tonight, 10/11
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2012

Hartford Stage presents the world premiere of A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder withbook by Robert L. Freedman; music by Steven Lutvak; lyrics by Robert L. Freedman and Steven Lutvak; and directed by Darko Tresnjak. A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder will be on stage tonight, October 11 to November 11 and will feature Tony Award-winner Jefferson Mays, playing eight of the more than 20 characters. (more...)

Maureen McGovern Brings HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS to 54 Below, 12/18-23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2012

Maureen McGovern - the two time Grammy Award nominated vocalist and actress - will perform her acclaimed show 'Home For The Holidays' in New York with an exclusive engagement at 54 Below from December 18 to 23. McGovern will present an evening featuring songs of the season, some unexpected, and some traditional "chestnuts." She will be joined by her longtime Musical Director Jeffrey Harris on piano and Jay Leonhart on bass. (more...)

Daniel Davis Stars in Hartford Stage's THE TEMPEST, Beginning 5/18
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2012

The Tony Award®-winning Hartford Stage, under the leadership of Darko Tresnjak, Artistic Director, and Michael Stotts, Managing Director, presents William Shakespeare's The Tempest, directed by Darko Tresnjak, playing May 18 through June 10, 2012 (press opening: Wednesday, May 16 at 7:30pm). (more...)

Hartford Stage Announces Darko Tresnjak as New Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2011

Hartford Stage's Board of Directors, under the leadership of President Paul Bourdeau and Vice-President and search committee chair Jill Adams, announced today the appointment of Darko Tresnjak as the Tony Award-winning theatre's new Artistic Director, succeeding Michael Wilson. (more...)

Hartford Stage Announces Full Cast, Creative Team for TWELFTH NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2013

Hartford Stage, under the leadership of Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts, today announced the full creative team, cast and events for Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, directed by Tresnjak, on stage from May 18 through June 16. (more...)

Hartford Stage Opens TWELFTH NIGHT Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2013

Hartford Stage, under the leadership of Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts, presents Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, directed by Tresnjak, on stage from tonight, May 18 through June 16. (more...)

Che Ayende, Lea Coco and More Set for Hartford Stage's TWELFTH NIGHT, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2013

Hartford Stage presents Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare. The cast includes several members of the critically-acclaimed cast of last season's The Tempest, also directed by Tresnjak, on stage from tonight, May 18 through June 16. Press night is at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 22. Opening night is at 8 p.m. Friday, May 24. Hartford Stage's Production of Twelfth Night is part of Shakespeare for a New Generation, a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest. (more...)

Photo Flash: Daniel Davis et al. in Hartford Stage's THE TEMPEST
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2012

The Tony Award-winning Hartford Stage, under the leadership of Darko Tresnjak, Artistic Director, and Michael Stotts, Managing Director, presents William Shakespeare's magical masterwork, The Tempest, directed by Darko Tresnjak, playing now through June 10, 2012 (press opening: Wednesday, May 16 at 7:30pm). Tony Award nominee Daniel Davis, best known for his recent NYC roles in Classic Stage's The Cherry Orchard, Lincoln Center's The Invention of Love, and the 2004 Broadway revival of La Cage aux Folles, as well as six seasons as Niles the Butler on TV's "The Nanny, plays Prospero. See photos of Davis and the rest of the cast on stage below! (more...)

SOLT and TMA Head Richard Pulford to Retire; Search On for Replacement
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2010

The Society of London Theatre and the Theatrical Management Association are seeking a new joint Chief Executive. They have appointed executive search firm Odgers to assist in the appointment process. (more...)

HBO to Debut Oscar-Nominated Documentary GOD IS THE BIGGER ELVIS, 4/5
by TV News Desk - Mar 16, 2012

From the late '50s to the early '60s, Hollywood starlet Dolores Hart appeared in ten films, acting opposite such big names as Elvis Presley, Montgomery Clift and Anthony Quinn. But in 1963, she shocked family, friends and fans by abandoning her blossoming career to become a Benedictine nun. In GOD IS THE BIGGER ELVIS, Hart tells her story with insightful candor and humor, offering a unique glimpse at the spiritual journey of a former rising star. (more...)

Robert Foxworth & Patrick Page to Headline 2010 Shakespeare Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2010

Executive Producer Lou Spisto today announced principal casting for the Globe's 2010 Shakespeare Festival performed in repertory. (more...)

Ray Chambers & Bob Sicular Set for San Jose Rep's BILL W. AND DR. BOB, Now thru 7/15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2012

A talented cast energizes the critically acclaimed play, Bill W. and Dr. Bob, by Samuel Shem and Janet Surrey, to close the highly successful 2011-2012 season for San Jose Rep. Directed by Richard Seer, the work is a quick-witted and honest docu-drama following two dynamic and dedicated men who, in the midst of their battle with acute and debilitating alcoholism, formed a formidable and historic alliance to help each other and others combat the same addiction. (more...)

Ray Chambers & Bob Sicular Set for San Jose Rep's BILL W. AND DR. BOB; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2012

A talented cast energizes the critically acclaimed play, Bill W. and Dr. Bob, by Samuel Shem and Janet Surrey, to close the highly successful 2011-2012 season for San Jose Rep. Directed by Richard Seer, the work is a quick-witted and honest docu-drama following two dynamic and dedicated men who, in the midst of their battle with acute and debilitating alcoholism, formed a formidable and historic alliance to help each other and others combat the same addiction. (more...)

Hartford Stage to Open 50th Anniversary Season with LA DISPUTE in Rep with MACBETH, 9/12-11/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2013

Hartford Stage, under the leadership of Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts, today announced the casts and creative team for Classical Repertory for a New Generation, the theatre's new initiative to produce two classics in repertory each season, featuring a new adaptation of Marivaux's La Dispute, in repertory with Shakespeare's Macbeth, both directed by Tresnjak, the first shows of the Tony Award-winning theatre's 50th Anniversary Season. (more...)

Ray Chambers & Bob Sicular Set for San Jose Rep's BILL W. AND DR. BOB; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2012

A talented cast energizes the critically acclaimed play, Bill W. and Dr. Bob, by Samuel Shem and Janet Surrey, to close the highly successful 2011-2012 season for San Jose Rep. Directed by Richard Seer, the work is a quick-witted and honest docu-drama following two dynamic and dedicated men who, in the midst of their battle with acute and debilitating alcoholism, formed a formidable and historic alliance to help each other and others combat the same addiction. (more...)

Roth Transfers DIVINE SISTER to Soho Playhouse this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2010

Producer Daryl Roth announces that following a sold out developmental run last spring, THE DIVINE SISTER, the new comedy written by and starring Charles Busch, directed by Carl Andress, will transfer to the SoHo Playhouse (15 Vandam Street) featuring the entire original company: Alison Fraser, Amy Rutberg, Jennifer Van Dyck, Jonathan Walker, and Julie Halston. (more...)

Patrick Page Brings GOOD TO BE BAD to 54 Below Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Patrick Page in 'Good to be Bad' tonight, January 28th at 9:30 pm. (more...)

Segerstrom Center for the Arts to Welcome Maureen McGovern & Jimmy Webb, 4/11-13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

A dream cabaret pairing comes to Segerstrom Center for the Arts when Grammy® Award-winning artist Jimmy Webb and Grammy and Drama Desk-nominated vocalist Maureen McGovern perform three concerts in their Cabaret Series debuts April 11 - 13 in Samueli Theater. This will also be Webb's Center debut, while McGovern appeared at the Center during the 2004 - 2005 Broadway Series as Marmee in the national tour of Little Women. The New York Times proclaims McGovern as "blessed with a vocal technique second to none" and says that Webb is "at the top of his game." (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse Announces 2010/11 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2010

La Jolla Playhouse announced today five of six productions in its 2010/11 subscription season, including the world premiere of Annie Weisman's Surf Report, running June/July in the Mandell Weiss Forum; William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by Playhouse Artistic Director Christopher Ashley and featuring an on-stage orchestra playing the music of Mendelssohn, running July/Aug in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre; the world-premiere musical comedy A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, book by Robert L. Freedman, music by Steven Lutvak, lyrics by Robert L. Freedman and Steven Lutvak, starring Tony Award-winner Jefferson Mays, running Sept/Oct in the Mandell Weiss Theatre; a new adaptation of Dostoevsky's Notes from Underground, adapted by Robert Woodruff and Bill Camp, directed by Robert Woodruff, running late Sept/Oct in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre; and Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer Prize-winning play Ruined, running Nov/Dec in the Mandell Weiss Theatre. The final production of the 2010/11 season - a musical - will be announced shortly. (more...)

Tab Hunter & Joyce DeWitt Lead Judson's LOVE LETTERS 1/19-22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2012

Screen icon Tab Hunter ("Damn Yankees") and television favorite Joyce DeWitt ("Three's Company") light up the stage of Pinehurst's Owens Auditorium in A.R. Gurney's play LOVE LETTERS (January 19-22). (more...)

Patrick Page to Bring GOOD TO BE BAD to 54 Below, 1/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Patrick Page in 'Good to be Bad' on Tuesday, January 28th at 9:30 pm (more...)

Tab Hunter & Joyce DeWitt Lead Judson's LOVE LETTERS 1/19-22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2012

Screen icon Tab Hunter ("Damn Yankees") and television favorite Joyce DeWitt ("Three's Company") light up the stage of Pinehurst's Owens Auditorium in A.R. Gurney's play LOVE LETTERS (January 19-22). (more...)

Tab Hunter & Joyce DeWitt Lead Judson's LOVE LETTERS 1/19-22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2012

Screen icon Tab Hunter ("Damn Yankees") and television favorite Joyce DeWitt ("Three's Company") light up the stage of Pinehurst's Owens Auditorium in A.R. Gurney's play LOVE LETTERS (January 19-22). (more...)

Jubilant Sykes, Kecia Lewis-Evans and More Join Hartford Stage's BREATH & IMAGINATION, Now thru 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2013

Hartford Stage, under the leadership of Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts, today announced the full cast and creative team for the world premiere of Breath & Imagination, play and original songs by Daniel Beaty, directed by Darko Tresnjak, on stage from tonight, January 10 through February 9. (more...)

Jubilant Sykes, Kecia Lewis-Evans and More Join Hartford Stage's BREATH & IMAGINATION; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2013

Hartford Stage, under the leadership of Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts, today announced the full cast and creative team for the world premiere of Breath & Imagination, play and original songs by Daniel Beaty, directed by Darko Tresnjak, on stage from January 10 through February 9. (more...)

Antony Hagopian, Mfundo Morrison Join Old Globe's GROUNDSWELL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2011

Executive Producer Lou Spisto today announced the complete cast and creative team for Ian Bruce's Groundswell, a psychological drama set in South Africa. Directed by Kyle Donnelly, Groundswell will run in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre March 12 - April 17. Preview performances run March 12 - March 16. Opening night is March 17 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...)

Robert Foxworth & Patrick Page to Headline 2010 Shakespeare Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2010

Executive Producer Lou Spisto today announced principal casting for the Globe's 2010 Shakespeare Festival performed in repertory. (more...)

Ken Barnett, Jefferson Mays to Lead A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER at the Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2013

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the world premiere of A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, a new musical comedy with book by Robert L. Freedman, music by Steven Lutvak and lyrics by Freedman and Lutvak. Former Old Globe Co-Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak returns to the Globe to direct the production. Based on the novel Israel Rank by Roy Horniman, the musical also features choreography by Peggy Hickey. A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder will run March 8 - April 14, 2013 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run March 8 - March 12. Opening night is Wednesday, March 13 at 7:00 p.m. A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder is a co-production with Hartford Stage. Single tickets go on sale Sunday, Feb. 3 at 12 noon. 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...)

I Do! I Do! Starring Paige Davis & Patrick Page Begins Performances Dec. 11 at The Old Globe
by BWW - Dec 3, 2009

A new production of 'I Do! I Do!' will be the first production to 'christen' The Old Globe in San Diego's new Sheryl and Harvery White Theatre. (more...)

Jubilant Sykes, Kecia Lewis-Evans and More Join Hartford Stage's BREATH & IMAGINATION; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2012

Hartford Stage, under the leadership of Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts, today announced the full cast and creative team for the world premiere of Breath & Imagination, play and original songs by Daniel Beaty, directed by Darko Tresnjak, on stage from January 10 through February 9. (more...)

Maureen McGovern Brings HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS to 54 Below, 12/18-23
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2012

Maureen McGovern - the two time Grammy Award nominated vocalist and actress - will perform her acclaimed show 'Home For The Holidays' in New York with an exclusive engagement at 54 Below from December 18 to 23. McGovern will present an evening featuring songs of the season, some unexpected, and some traditional "chestnuts." She will be joined by her longtime Musical Director Jeffrey Harris on piano and Jay Leonhart on bass. (more...)

Real-Life Married Couple Paige Davis & Patrick Page Close I DO! I DO! at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2009

Real-life married couple Paige Davis and Patrick Page will star in a special engagement of I Do! I Do!, the classic Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt musical based on The Fourposter by Jan de Hartog, in The Old Globe's new Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre. The well-loved classic, by the creators of The Fantasticks, spans five decades in the life of a married couple - from the nervousness of their wedding day to the wisdom of old age. I Do! I Do! will run Dec. 11 - 20, 2009. Previews take place on Dec. 11 at 8:00 p.m. and Dec. 12 at 2:00 p.m. Opening night is Saturday, Dec. 12 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are currently on sale to subscribers only. Single tickets go on sale on Oct. 25 and can be purchased online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE or by visiting the Box Office. (more...)

Maureen McGovern Brings HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS to 54 Below, Now thru 12/23
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2012

Maureen McGovern - the two time Grammy Award nominated vocalist and actress - will perform her acclaimed show 'Home For The Holidays' in New York with an exclusive engagement at 54 Below from tonight, December 18 to 23. McGovern will present an evening featuring songs of the season, some unexpected, and some traditional "chestnuts." She will be joined by her longtime Musical Director Jeffrey Harris on piano and Jay Leonhart on bass. (more...)

Real-Life Married Couple Paige Davis & Patrick Page Open I DO! I DO! at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2009

Real-life married couple Paige Davis and Patrick Page will star in a special engagement of I Do! I Do!, the classic Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt musical based on The Fourposter by Jan de Hartog, in The Old Globe's new Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre. The well-loved classic, by the creators of The Fantasticks, spans five decades in the life of a married couple - from the nervousness of their wedding day to the wisdom of old age. I Do! I Do! will run Dec. 11 - 20, 2009. Previews take place on Dec. 11 at 8:00 p.m. and Dec. 12 at 2:00 p.m. Opening night is Saturday, Dec. 12 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are currently on sale to subscribers only. Single tickets go on sale on Oct. 25 and can be purchased online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE or by visiting the Box Office. (more...)

Real-Life Married Couple Paige Davis & Patrick Page to Star in I DO! I DO! at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2009

Real-life married couple Paige Davis and Patrick Page will star in a special engagement of I Do! I Do!, the classic Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt musical based on The Fourposter by Jan de Hartog, in The Old Globe's new Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre. The well-loved classic, by the creators of The Fantasticks, spans five decades in the life of a married couple - from the nervousness of their wedding day to the wisdom of old age. I Do! I Do! will run Dec. 11 - 20, 2009. Previews take place on Dec. 11 at 8:00 p.m. and Dec. 12 at 2:00 p.m. Opening night is Saturday, Dec. 12 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are currently on sale to subscribers only. Single tickets go on sale on Oct. 25 and can be purchased online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE or by visiting the Box Office. (more...)

Hartford Stage Announces THE TEMPEST to Close 48th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2011

Shakespeare's final play, The Tempest, will be the final MainStage production of Hartford Stage's 48th season. The selection is the first by Hartford Stage's new Artistic Director, Darko Tresnjak, who partners with Managing Director Mike Stotts to lead the Tony Award-winning theatre. Tresnjak will direct the production, which will run at Hartford Stage May 10 - June 3, 2012; it will be his 21st professional Shakespeare production. (more...)

HBO to Debut Oscar-Nominated Documentary GOD IS THE BIGGER ELVIS, 4/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2012

From the late '50s to the early '60s, Hollywood starlet Dolores Hart appeared in ten films, acting opposite such big names as Elvis Presley, Montgomery Clift and Anthony Quinn. But in 1963, she shocked family, friends and fans by abandoning her blossoming career to become a Benedictine nun. In GOD IS THE BIGGER ELVIS, Hart tells her story with insightful candor and humor, offering a unique glimpse at the spiritual journey of a former rising star. (more...)

ALLEGIANCE - A NEW AMERICAN MUSICAL Starring Lea Salonga & More Set for The Old Globe 2012-13 Season - Full Season Announcement, San Diego
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2012

The Old Globe's 2012-13 Season will feature the World Premieres of two new musicals: Allegiance - A New American Musical by Jay Kuo and Lorenzo Thione and A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder by Robert L. Freedman and Steven Lutvak. The season also includes George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion in celebration of the classic play's 100th anniversary and the World Premiere of a new adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House by Anne-Charlotte Hanes Harvey and Kirsten Brandt. Two recent Broadway hits will make their San Diego debuts at the Globe: David Lindsay-Abaire's Good People and Jon Robin Baitz's Other Desert Cities. Rounding out the season are the West Coast Premiere of Bekah Brunstetter's Be a Good Little Widow and the Southern California Premiere of Tarell Alvin McCraney's The Brothers Size. (more...)

Che Ayende, Lea Coco and More Set for Hartford Stage's TWELFTH NIGHT; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2013

Hartford Stage, under the leadership of Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts, today announced the cast of Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare including several members of the critically-acclaimed cast of last season's The Tempest, also directed by Tresnjak, on stage from May 18 through June 16. (more...)

Daniel Davis Stars in Hartford Stage's THE TEMPEST, Beginning 5/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2012

The Tony Award®-winning Hartford Stage, under the leadership of Darko Tresnjak, Artistic Director, and Michael Stotts, Managing Director, presents William Shakespeare's The Tempest, directed by Darko Tresnjak, playing May 18 through June 10, 2012 (press opening: Wednesday, May 16 at 7:30pm). (more...)

Segerstrom Center for the Arts Welcomes Maureen McGovern & Jimmy Webb, Now thru 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

A dream cabaret pairing comes to Segerstrom Center for the Arts when Grammy® Award-winning artist Jimmy Webb and Grammy and Drama Desk-nominated vocalist Maureen McGovern perform three concerts in their Cabaret Series debuts today, April 11 - 13 in Samueli Theater. This will also be Webb's Center debut, while McGovern appeared at the Center during the 2004 - 2005 Broadway Series as Marmee in the national tour of Little Women. The New York Times proclaims McGovern as 'blessed with a vocal technique second to none' and says that Webb is 'at the top of his game.' (more...)

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