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WAM Theatre's Fresh Takes Play Reading Series Concludes with WAXWORKS, 9/21WAM Theatre's Fresh Takes Play Reading Series Concludes with WAXWORKS, 9/21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

WAM Theatre has announced the cast for a reading of Waxworks by Trina Davies, the final reading in the Fresh Takes Play Reading Series. An exploration of the tales we are told and the heroes and villains we create, Waxworks tells the story of Madame Tussaud, an extraordinary artist who developed the first worldwide entertainment brand. WAM Theatre will present the reading on Sunday, September 21 at 3:00 p.m. at No. Six Depot Roastery and Cafe, 6 Depot Street in West Stockbridge, MA. Waxworks is the fifth and final presentation in the new Fresh Takes play reading series, which offers new and reimagined works that tell women's stories. The series has proven popular with audiences, selling out its first four readings. (more...)

Signal Ensemble Theatre to Present THIS IS WAR, 8/22-9/28Signal Ensemble Theatre to Present THIS IS WAR, 8/22-9/28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2013

Signal Ensemble Theatre begins their 2013-2014 and 11th Season with the U.S. premiere of This Is War, at Signal Ensemble Theatre, 1802 West Berenice Ave. This Is War is written by Hannah Moscovitch and is directed by Signal Ensemble member and Co-Artistic Director Ronan Marra. Preview performances are on Thursday, August 22 and Friday, August 23 at 8 p.m., followed by opening night today, August 24 at 8 p.m. Performances will run Thursdays, Fridays and Todays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. and ticket prices are $20 for single tickets, $15 for industry/students/seniors/groups and $10 for previews. Tickets may be purchased by calling 773.698.7389 or by visiting www.signalensemble.com. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Torch Song Trilogy at Studio Theatre - More Than EnoughBWW Reviews: Torch Song Trilogy at Studio Theatre - More Than Enough
by Jeffrey Walker - Sep 23, 2013

Director Michael Kahn and leading man Brandon Urbanowitz breathe new life into Harvey Fierstein's magnum opus of three one-act plays. Torch Song Trilogy still offers universal truths about love and relationships that go beyond straight or gay points of view. The play continues through October 13 in the Mead Theater. (more...)

Quebec English-Language Premiere of SOCIAL STUDIES to Open Nov 1 at the Centaur TheatreQuebec English-Language Premiere of SOCIAL STUDIES to Open Nov 1 at the Centaur Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

From November 1 to 30, 2014 Centaur Theatre presents the Quebec English-language premiere of Tricia Cooper's, Social Studies, featuring an intimate four-member cast directed by triple threat playwright, actor and director, Paul Van Dyck (Sahara Crossing, Haunted, Miss Sugarpuss Must Die!, Paradise Lost, Blood Wild and the META-winning Oroonoko). (more...)

Photo Flash: Hugh Jackman and Company Begin Rehearsals Today for THE RIVER; Yesterday? Fishing!Photo Flash: Hugh Jackman and Company Begin Rehearsals Today for THE RIVER; Yesterday? Fishing!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

Rehearsals begin today, Thursday, October 2 in New York City for The River, a new play by Jez Butterworth, starring Hugh Jackman, Laura Donnelly and Cush Jumbo and directed by Ian Rickson. The River begins preview performances in four weeks on Friday, October 31 and will open on Sunday, November 16 at the Circle in the Square Theatre (50th Street between Broadway and Eighth Avenue). The production will play a strictly limited 13-week engagement through Sunday, January 25, 2015. (more...)

GHOSTS with Lesley Manville to Transfer to Trafalgar Studios from 17 DecGHOSTS with Lesley Manville to Transfer to Trafalgar Studios from 17 Dec
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2013

The Almeida Theatre's five-star production of Ibsen's Ghosts, adapted and directed by Richard Eyre, will transfer to Trafalgar Studios, playing from Tuesday 17 December. Lesley Manville, Jack Lowden, Brian McCardie and Charlene McKenna will reprise their roles and are joined by Adam Kotz as Pastor Manders. (more...)

Keith Randolph Smith, Daniel Gerroll & Laura Esterman Will Star in New Group's INTIMACY, Running 1/14-3/8Keith Randolph Smith, Daniel Gerroll & Laura Esterman Will Star in New Group's INTIMACY, Running 1/14-3/8
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2013

David Anzuelo, Austin Cauldwell, Ella Dershowitz, Laura Esterman, Daniel Gerroll, Dea Julien and Keith Randolph Smith (more...)

PIPPIN's Tovah Feldshuh to Reprise GOLDA'S BALCONY Role at Parker Playhouse, 1/22-26PIPPIN's Tovah Feldshuh to Reprise GOLDA'S BALCONY Role at Parker Playhouse, 1/22-26
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2013

Broward Center for the Performing Arts and Matthew Lombardo will present four-time Tony Award-nominee Tovah Feldshuh who will recreate her award-winning performance as Golda Meir in the 10th Anniversary Production of Golda's Balcony. Tickets go on sale November 22 for the acclaimed William Gibson play, which will be part of the WinterStage Season at the Parker Playhouse in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, from January 22 through January 26, 2014. (more...)

It's Official! Hugh Jackman, Laura Donnelly, Cush Jumbo Set for Jez Butterworth's THE RIVER at Circle in the Square This FallIt's Official! Hugh Jackman, Laura Donnelly, Cush Jumbo Set for Jez Butterworth's THE RIVER at Circle in the Square This Fall
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

We've been reporting on the buzz since January, but now Hugh Jackman is making Broadway fan's May dreams come true! It's just been officially announced that Sonia Friedman Productions will present the Royal Court Theatre production of THE RIVER, a new play by Jez Butterworth, starring Hugh Jackman, Laura Donnelly and Cush Jumbo, and directed by Ian Rickson. (more...)

The Mountain Play Association to Present 101st Season with SOUTH PACIFIC, 5/18-6/15The Mountain Play Association to Present 101st Season with SOUTH PACIFIC, 5/18-6/15
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2014

The Mountain Play - 'A Great Outdoor Theatre Adventure' and the San Francisco Bay Area's most magical outdoor theater experience, is proud to present the Tony Award-winning musical South Pacific directed by Linda Dunn for its 101st season in 2014. (more...)

Cynthia Nixon Narrates Pit Stop Players' THE RITE STUFF TonightCynthia Nixon Narrates Pit Stop Players' THE RITE STUFF Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2013

The Pit Stop Players, a thirteen-member instrumental ensemble composed of veteran Broadway pit musicians, will conclude their fourth season with special guest Cynthia Nixon narrating a new work, plus a newly commissioned chamber arrangement of Igor Stravinsky's towering masterpiece, 'The Rite of Spring.' The concert will take place tonight, May 6, 2013 at 8:00 pm at Peter Norton Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street, New York City. (more...)

Signal Ensemble Theatre Announces 2013-2014 SeasonSignal Ensemble Theatre Announces 2013-2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2013

Signal Ensemble Theatre announces their 2013-2014 season. (more...)

ANNAPURNA Ends Off-Broadway Run, 6/1ANNAPURNA Ends Off-Broadway Run, 6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2014

The New Group opened the New York premiere of Annapurna by Sharr White, directed by Bart DeLorenzo and featuring Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman, on April 21. The limited Off-Broadway engagement will officially end its run on June 1. (more...)

Fiona Shaw to Star in RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER at BAM's 2013 Next Wave Festival; Full Lineup Announced 5/21Fiona Shaw to Star in RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER at BAM's 2013 Next Wave Festival; Full Lineup Announced 5/21
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2013

According to The New York Times, the Brooklyn Academy of Music will announce its 2013 Next Wave Festival lineup tomorrow, May 21. The festival will feature 34 productions in dance, music theater and opera and runs September 17-December 22, 2013. Fiona Shaw will star in The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, directed by Phyllida Shaw. (more...)

Eric Bogosian, Rory O'Malley and More Set for LITTLE MURDERS Benefit Reading, 5/19Eric Bogosian, Rory O'Malley and More Set for LITTLE MURDERS Benefit Reading, 5/19
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2013

On Sunday, May 19, Jules Feiffer's Little Murders arrives at The New Group @ Theatre Row in a one-night-only benefit reading. Directed by Cynthia Nixon, this benefit reading features Eric Bogosian, Kevin Cahoon, John Doman, America Ferrera, Charles Grodin, Rory O'Malley, Caroline Rhea and Michael Stuhlbarg. (more...)

Christopher Plummer, Barbara Byrne and More Join Guthrie's 50th Anniversary Gala, 6/22Christopher Plummer, Barbara Byrne and More Join Guthrie's 50th Anniversary Gala, 6/22
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2013

The Guthrie today announced that eight artists who have graced the Guthrie's stages during its 50-year history, from the first season in 1963 to the theater's current season, are slated to participate in the Guthrie's 50th anniversary on June 22, 2013. Exclusive interviews with the legendary Zoe Caldwell and Christopher Plummer will be unveiled as part of a poignant and celebratory multi-media tribute, while stage veterans Barbara Bryne, Peter Michael Goetz and Stephen Yoakam; two graduates of the University of Minnesota/Guthrie Theater B.F.A. Actor Training Program, Matthew Amendt and Valeri Mudek; and an alum of A Guthrie Experience for Actors in Training, Erik Heger; will perform live for the one-night-only event. (more...)

Rustenburg's HAIR RAISING Cast Members Receive Designer CostumesRustenburg's HAIR RAISING Cast Members Receive Designer Costumes
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

The cast members of Rustenburg's production of HAIR RAISING were excited to receive their designer stage costumes for the show. The dresses took several months to complete and were the brainchild of talented Claremont couturier, Mr Victor Kok. (more...)

Audra McDonald to Present Zoe Caldwell with Lifetime Achievement Award at LPTW's 2014 Awards Celebration, 3/10Audra McDonald to Present Zoe Caldwell with Lifetime Achievement Award at LPTW's 2014 Awards Celebration, 3/10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2014

On Monday, March 10, 2014, the League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW), a not-for-profit organization committed to promoting visibility and increasing opportunities for women in the professional theatre, is pleased to recognize the talents of six outstanding women: Zoe Caldwell, Judith Dolan, Joanna Sherman, Sondra Gorney, Meiyin Wang and Katherine Kovner. The awards will be presented at the League's 2014 Awards Celebration & Big Mingle Reception to be held at 6:30 pm on Monday, March 10 at The Irene Diamond Stage (The Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 West 42nd Street) featuring emcee Tamara Tunie. (more...)

Ed Harris, Lea DeLaria, John Tartaglia and More Set for The New Group's 2014 Gala Honoring Beth Henley and Geoff Rich, 3/10Ed Harris, Lea DeLaria, John Tartaglia and More Set for The New Group's 2014 Gala Honoring Beth Henley and Geoff Rich, 3/10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2014

Off-Broadway's The New Group honors Beth Henley, playwright, author of Crimes of the Heart and The Jacksonian, and Geoff Rich, Executive Director of The New Group 2002-2013, with The 2014 Michael Mendelson Award at the company's Annual Gala, 'Bright Lights Off-Broadway.' The Gala, set to take place Monday, March 10 beginning at 6:00pm at Tribeca Rooftop (2 Desbrosses Street), features appearances by Ed Harris, Holly Hunter, Carol Kane, Amy Madigan, Bill Pullman and Jonathan Marc Sherman and performances by Stephen Bogardus, Lea DeLaria and John Tartaglia, along with cocktails, dinner, and silent and live auctions filled with an array of exciting items and one-of-a-kind experiences. (more...)

Photo Flash: Concrete Temple Theatre Presents World Premiere of ALONE, 3/16-30Photo Flash: Concrete Temple Theatre Presents World Premiere of ALONE, 3/16-30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

Concrete Temple Theatre proudly presents the World Premiere of Alone in Triptych, written by Renee Philippi and co-directed by Eric Nightengale and Renee Philippi. Alone in Triptych runs from March 13 - 30, 2014 in a limited engagement at HERE, located at 145 6th Avenue (Enter on Dominick, 1 block south of Spring) in New York City. Previews begin March 13 for a March 16 opening. (more...)

Photo Flash: Concrete Temple Theatre's ALONE IN TRIPTYCH Begins Tonight at HEREPhoto Flash: Concrete Temple Theatre's ALONE IN TRIPTYCH Begins Tonight at HERE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

Concrete Temple Theatre presents the World Premiere of Alone in Triptych, written by Renee Philippi and co-directed by Eric Nightengale and Renee Philippi. Alone in Triptych runs from today, March 13 - 30, 2014 in a limited engagement at HERE, located at 145 6th Avenue (Enter on Dominick, 1 block south of Spring) in New York City. Previews begin March 13 for a March 16 opening. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast below! (more...)

Concrete Temple Theatre's World Premiere of ALONE IN TRIPTYCH to Begin 3/13 at HEREConcrete Temple Theatre's World Premiere of ALONE IN TRIPTYCH to Begin 3/13 at HERE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

Concrete Temple Theatre presents the World Premiere of Alone in Triptych, written by Renee Philippi and co-directed by Eric Nightengale and Renee Philippi. Alone in Triptych runs from March 13 - 30, 2014 in a limited engagement at HERE, located at 145 6th Avenue (Enter on Dominick, 1 block south of Spring) in New York City. Previews begin March 13 for a March 16 opening. (more...)

New Group's 20th Season to Feature Holly Hunter & Bill Pullman in STICKS AND BONES, Cynthia Nixon-Helmed RASHEEDA SPEEKING with Dianne Wiest, Jesse Eisenberg's THE SPOILSNew Group's 20th Season to Feature Holly Hunter & Bill Pullman in STICKS AND BONES, Cynthia Nixon-Helmed RASHEEDA SPEEKING with Dianne Wiest, Jesse Eisenberg's THE SPOILS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

The New Group celebrates its 20th Anniversary in 2014-2015 and has announced three productions for this milestone season: the first major New York revival of Sticks and Bones, the Tony Award-winning play by David Rabe, directed by Scott Elliott, and featuring Holly Hunter and Bill Pullman; the New York premiere of Rasheeda Speaking by Joel Drake Johnson, helmed by Cynthia Nixon in her directorial debut, and featuring Tonya Pinkins and Dianne Wiest; and the world premiere of The Spoils, a new play written by and featuring Jesse Eisenberg, directed by Scott Elliott. Special 20th Anniversary events at The New Group to be announced. (more...)

Christopher Plummer, Barbara Byrne and More Join Guthrie's 50th Anniversary Gala, TodayChristopher Plummer, Barbara Byrne and More Join Guthrie's 50th Anniversary Gala, Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2013

The Guthrie today announced that eight artists who have graced the Guthrie's stages during its 50-year history, from the first season in 1963 to the theater's current season, are slated to participate in the Guthrie's 50th anniversary on June 22, 2013. Exclusive interviews with the legendary Zoe Caldwell and Christopher Plummer will be unveiled as part of a poignant and celebratory multi-media tribute, while stage veterans Barbara Bryne, Peter Michael Goetz and Stephen Yoakam; two graduates of the University of Minnesota/Guthrie Theater B.F.A. Actor Training Program, Matthew Amendt and Valeri Mudek; and an alum of A Guthrie Experience for Actors in Training, Erik Heger; will perform live for the one-night-only event. (more...)

New Group's 2013-14 Season to Include THE JACKSONIAN with Bill Pullman, Ed Harris & More!New Group's 2013-14 Season to Include THE JACKSONIAN with Bill Pullman, Ed Harris & More!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2013

The New Group launches its 2013-2014 Off-Broadway season with the New York premiere of Pulitzer Prize winner Beth Henley's The Jacksonian, arriving in Fall 2013. Directed by Tony Award winner Robert Falls, this production features Ed Harris, Glenne Headly, Amy Madigan and Bill Pullman. The Jacksonian was first produced at the Geffen Playhouse in 2012. In Winter 2014, as the second production in the company's season, The New Group delivers the world premiere of Thomas Bradshaw's Intimacy, directed by Scott Elliott. The third production of The New Group's upcoming season is to be announced. (more...)

Old Trunk's THE SECRET WIVES OF ANDY WILLIAMS Comes to Edinburgh Fringe, Aug 1-24Old Trunk's THE SECRET WIVES OF ANDY WILLIAMS Comes to Edinburgh Fringe, Aug 1-24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2014

Old Trunk/ Escalator East to Edinburgh present: The Secret Wives of Andy Williams at Edinburgh Fringe 2014. Like The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie - only in habits and on crack... (more...)

Anjelica Huston, Mia Farrow, Carol Burnett, Alan Alda & More Will Rotate Through All-Star Broadway Revival of A.R. Gurney's LOVE LETTERS at the NederlanderAnjelica Huston, Mia Farrow, Carol Burnett, Alan Alda & More Will Rotate Through All-Star Broadway Revival of A.R. Gurney's LOVE LETTERS at the Nederlander
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

A.R. Gurney's enduring romance about first loves and second chances, LOVE LETTERS, will have its first Broadway revival, beginning performances Saturday, September 13, 2014, at 8pm, at the Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41 Street). (more...)

TriArts Sharon Playhouse to Present DOUBT, 7/11-14TriArts Sharon Playhouse to Present DOUBT, 7/11-14
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2013

TriArts Sharon Playhouse, under the leadership of Alice Bemand Executive Director and John Simpkins Artistic Director, is proud to announce the opening of the theater's new 99-seat Stage 2 performance space in the Bok Gallery, with the inaugural production of John Patrick Shanley's Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning play Doubt, A Parable from July 11 through 14. (more...)

DM Playhouse Presents HONORING PLAYHOUSE LEGENDS TodayDM Playhouse Presents HONORING PLAYHOUSE LEGENDS Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2013

Join the Des Moines Community Playhouse in Honoring Playhouse Legends today, July 20. The event begins at 4:00 PM with a cocktails and hors d'oeuvres reception. The program follows at 4:30 PM. Tickets for Honoring Playhouse Legends are $25 per person and may be reserved online at dmplayhouse.com or by calling the Playhouse ticket office at515-277-6261. (more...)

Signal Ensemble Theatre to Present THIS IS WAR, 8/22-9/28Signal Ensemble Theatre to Present THIS IS WAR, 8/22-9/28
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2013

Signal Ensemble Theatre begins their 2013-2014 and 11th Season with the U.S. premiere of This Is War, at Signal Ensemble Theatre, 1802 West Berenice Ave. This Is War is written by Hannah Moscovitch and is directed by Signal Ensemble member and Co-Artistic Director Ronan Marra. Preview performances are on Thursday, August 22 and Friday, August 23 at 8 p.m., followed by opening night on Saturday, August 24 at 8 p.m. Performances will run Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. and ticket prices are $20 for single tickets, $15 for industry/students/seniors/groups and $10 for previews. Tickets may be purchased by calling 773.698.7389 or by visiting www.signalensemble.com. (more...)

TriArts Sharon Playhouse to Present DOUBT, 7/11-14TriArts Sharon Playhouse to Present DOUBT, 7/11-14
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2013

TriArts Sharon Playhouse, under the leadership of Alice Bemand Executive Director and John Simpkins Artistic Director, is proud to announce the opening of the theater's new 99-seat Stage 2 performance space in the Bok Gallery, with the inaugural production of John Patrick Shanley's Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning play Doubt, A Parable from July 11 through 14. (more...)

DM Playhouse to Present HONORING PLAYHOUSE LEGENDS, 7/20DM Playhouse to Present HONORING PLAYHOUSE LEGENDS, 7/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2013

Join the Des Moines Community Playhouse in Honoring Playhouse Legends on Saturday, July 20. The event begins at 4:00 PM with a cocktails and hors d'oeuvres reception. The program follows at 4:30 PM. Tickets for Honoring Playhouse Legends are $25 per person and may be reserved online at dmplayhouse.com or by calling the Playhouse ticket office at515-277-6261. (more...)

TriArts Sharon Playhouse Presents DOUBT, Now thru 7/14TriArts Sharon Playhouse Presents DOUBT, Now thru 7/14
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2013

TriArts Sharon Playhouse, under the leadership of Alice Bemand Executive Director and John Simpkins Artistic Director, is proud to announce the opening of the theater's new 99-seat Stage 2 performance space in the Bok Gallery, with the inaugural production of John Patrick Shanley's Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning play Doubt, A Parable from today, July 11 through 14. (more...)

Rona Munro's THE JAMES PLAYS Cycle Set for Edinburgh Festival, Aug 2014; National Theatre, Fall 2014Rona Munro's THE JAMES PLAYS Cycle Set for Edinburgh Festival, Aug 2014; National Theatre, Fall 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2014

James I, James II and James III - are a new cycle of history plays by award-winning playwright Rona Munro and directed by Laurie Sansom, Artistic Director of the National Theatre of Scotland, which are to be presented in an unprecedented co-production by the National Theatre of Scotland, Edinburgh International Festival and the National Theatre of Great Britain, during the Edinburgh International Festival in August and at the National Theatre in London from September to October. (more...)

New Group's INTIMACY Begins Performances Off-Broadway TonightNew Group's INTIMACY Begins Performances Off-Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

The New Group continues its 2013-2014 season with the world premiere of Intimacy, a new play by Thomas Bradshaw. Directed by Scott Elliott, Intimacy features David Anzuelo, Austin Cauldwell, Ella Dershowitz, Laura Esterman, Daniel Gerroll, Dea Julien and Keith Randolph Smith. A limited Off-Broadway engagement plays January 14 - March 8 at The New Group @ Theatre Row (The Acorn Theatre / 410 West 42nd Street), with Official Opening Night set for Wednesday, January 29 at 7:00pm. (more...)

Adam Bernstein Named The New Group's Executive DirectorAdam Bernstein Named The New Group's Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2014

Scott Elliott, Founding Artistic Director of The New Group and Serge Nivelle, Chairman of its Board of Directors, have announced that Adam Bernstein has been named Executive Director of the company. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the World Premiere Cast of Concrete Temple Theatre's ALONE IN TRIPTYCH at HEREPhoto Flash: Meet the World Premiere Cast of Concrete Temple Theatre's ALONE IN TRIPTYCH at HERE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

Concrete Temple Theatre presents the World Premiere of Alone in Triptych, written by Renee Philippi and co-directed by Eric Nightengale and Renee Philippi. Alone in Triptych runs from March 13 - 30, 2014 in a limited engagement at HERE, located at 145 6th Avenue (Enter on Dominick, 1 block south of Spring) in New York City. Previews begin March 13 for a March 16 opening. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast below! (more...)

Industry Experts Prepare Rustenburg Actresses for HAIR RAISINGIndustry Experts Prepare Rustenburg Actresses for HAIR RAISING
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

L'Oreal make-up ambassador, Sylvie Hurford, and professional fashion photographer, Kristina Stojljkovic, met the cast HAIR RAISING to prepare the company for their production that will be running from from 19 August to 23 August. An entirely original show, HAIR RAISING will be devised according to the principles of Workshop Theatre. (more...)

Concrete Temple Theatre's World Premiere of ALONE IN TRIPTYCH to Begin 3/13 at HEREConcrete Temple Theatre's World Premiere of ALONE IN TRIPTYCH to Begin 3/13 at HERE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

Concrete Temple Theatre presents the World Premiere of Alone in Triptych, written by Renee Philippi and co-directed by Eric Nightengale and Renee Philippi. Alone in Triptych runs from March 13 - 30, 2014 in a limited engagement at HERE, located at 145 6th Avenue (Enter on Dominick, 1 block south of Spring) in New York City. Previews begin March 13 for a March 16 opening. (more...)

Stephen Lee Anderson, Stephen Bogardus, Patti Cohenour and More to Lead Steve Martin's BRIGHT STAR at The Old Globe; Walter Bobbie Directs!Stephen Lee Anderson, Stephen Bogardus, Patti Cohenour and More to Lead Steve Martin's BRIGHT STAR at The Old Globe; Walter Bobbie Directs!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

The Old Globe today announced the full cast and creative team for the World Premiere of Bright Star, a new American musical featuring music by Edie Brickell and Steve Martin, lyrics by Brickell, and book by Martin, based on an original story by Martin and Brickell. Directed by Walter Bobbie, Bright Star will run September 13 - November 2, 2014 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run September 13 - September 27. Opening night is Sunday, September 28 at 7:00 p.m. Single tickets go on sale on Friday, August 8 at noon. (more...)

Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 26, 2014

In the coming months, Broadway will welcome a fresh crop of productions- many of which will mark the Broadway debuts for a slew of talented actors. Whether they are fresh faces or established stars, these Broadway babies will soon take their very first bows on the grandest stages in the world. 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...)

Signal Ensemble Theatre Presents THIS IS WAR, Now thru 9/28Signal Ensemble Theatre Presents THIS IS WAR, Now thru 9/28
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2013

Signal Ensemble Theatre begins their 2013-2014 and 11th Season with the U.S. premiere of This Is War, at Signal Ensemble Theatre, 1802 West Berenice Ave. This Is War is written by Hannah Moscovitch and is directed by Signal Ensemble member and Co-Artistic Director Ronan Marra. (more...)

BWW Profile: Dame Maggie Smith Emmy-Nominated Star of Stage and ScreenBWW Profile: Dame Maggie Smith Emmy-Nominated Star of Stage and Screen
by Matt Tamanini - Aug 21, 2014

This morning we are taking a look at the illustrious career of Dame Maggie Smith. I mean, she's a Dame after all; Queen Elizabeth doesn't just hand those out to anyone. Her career includes highlights from on stage, including 'The Importance of Being Earnest,' 'Private Lives,' and 'Lettice and Lovage;' to in films as 'The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie,' 'Sister Act,' and 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel;' to her iconic role as Violet Crawley, the Dowager Countess of Grantham on 'Downton Abbey,' for which she is nominated for an Emmy for the fourth-consecutive year. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Signal Ensemble Theatre's THIS IS WARPhoto Flash: First Look at Signal Ensemble Theatre's THIS IS WAR
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2013

Signal Ensemble Theatre begins their 2013-2014 and 11th Season with the U.S. premiere of This Is War, at Signal Ensemble Theatre, 1802 West Berenice Ave. This Is War is written by Hannah Moscovitch and is directed by Signal Ensemble member and Co-Artistic Director Ronan Marra. Preview performances are today, August 22 and Friday, August 23 at 8 p.m., followed by opening/press night on Saturday, August 24 at 8 p.m. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Signal Ensemble Theatre's THIS IS WARPhoto Flash: First Look at Signal Ensemble Theatre's THIS IS WAR
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2013

Signal Ensemble Theatre begins their 2013-2014 and 11th Season with the U.S. premiere of This Is War, at Signal Ensemble Theatre, 1802 West Berenice Ave. This Is War is written by Hannah Moscovitch and is directed by Signal Ensemble member and Co-Artistic Director Ronan Marra. Preview performances are on Thursday, August 22 and Friday, August 23 at 8 p.m., followed by opening/press night on Saturday, August 24 at 8 p.m. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast below! (more...)

Jade Anouka, Clare Dunne & More Join Cast of Phyllida Lloyd's All-Female HENRY IV at DonmarJade Anouka, Clare Dunne & More Join Cast of Phyllida Lloyd's All-Female HENRY IV at Donmar
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

In 2012, Phyllida Lloyd's all-female production of Julius Caesar at the Donmar Warehouse placed the play in a women's prison. It stunned audiences on both sides of the Atlantic and challenged the idea of 'who owns Shakespeare?' In one of the schools workshops around the production, teachers heard one of their students, a girl, speak in public for the first time. It couldn't end there. (more...)

Jay Armstrong Johnson & Talisa Friedman to Lead The Old Globe's THE LAST GOODBYE; Full Cast AnnouncedJay Armstrong Johnson & Talisa Friedman to Lead The Old Globe's THE LAST GOODBYE; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2013

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for The Last Goodbye, a new musical fusing Shakespeare'sRomeo and Juliet with the incendiary songs of the legendary singer-songwriter Jeff Buckley. Conceived and adapted by Michael Kimmel, the rock musical is directed by two-time Tony Award nominee Alex Timbers (Peter and the Starcatcher, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson). Choreography is by Emmy Award nominee Sonya Tayeh ('So You Think You Can Dance'), and orchestrations, music direction and arrangements are by Kris Kukul. The Last Goodbye will run on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center, Sept. 20 - Nov. 3, 2013. Preview performances run Sept. 20 - Oct. 5. Opening night is Sunday, Oct. 6 at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are currently available by subscription only. Single tickets go on sale Sunday, Aug. 18 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...)

Now Playing Onstage in Columbus - Week of 4/06/2014Now Playing Onstage in Columbus - Week of 4/06/2014
by BWW - Apr 6, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/06/2014 for Columbus (more...)

New Group's ANNAPURNA, Starring Megan Mullally & Nick Offerman, Opens TonightNew Group's ANNAPURNA, Starring Megan Mullally & Nick Offerman, Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

The New Group presents the New York premiere of Annapurna by Sharr White, directed by Bart DeLorenzo and featuring Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman, in a limited Off-Broadway engagement through June 1. Official Opening Night is tonight, April 21 at 7:00pm, at The New Group @ Theatre Row (The Acorn Theatre, 410 West 42nd Street). (more...)

ANNAPURNA Begins Previews Tomorrow, Starring Megan Mullally & Nick Offerman, 4/13ANNAPURNA Begins Previews Tomorrow, Starring Megan Mullally & Nick Offerman, 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2014

The New Group presents the New York premiere of Annapurna by Sharr White, directed by Bart DeLorenzo and featuring Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman, in a limited Off-Broadway engagement April 13 - June 1. Official Opening Night is set for Monday, April 21 at 7:00pm, at The New Group @ Theatre Row (The Acorn Theatre, 410 West 42nd Street). (more...)

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