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BWW Reviews: New Jewish Theatre's Amusing Production of THE GOOD DOCTOR
by Chris Gibson - Oct 9, 2013

THE GOOD DOCTOR, Neil Simon's take on the short stories of Anton Chekhov, is a decidedly mixed bag. At the time he was writing this work he was dealing with his first wife's illness and busying himself with changes to the screenplay of The Prisoner of Second Avenue. Although it has become a much performed play now, it wasn't a huge success when it was first staged, however several members of the cast were nominated for awards. The New Jewish Theatre's current staging contains some fine performances and sharp direction, but it remains a hit and miss production that's only fitfully funny. (more...)

Westport Community Theatre's THE PRISONER OF SECOND AVENUE Closes Oct 6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2013

Westport Community Theatre's The Prisoner of Second Avenue by Neil Simon and directed by Lester Colodny plays its final performances tonight, Saturday, October 5 at 8:00 PM and tomorrow, Sunday, October 6 at 2:00 PM. (more...)

Daniel Craig, Rachel Weisz & Rafe Spall Star in BETRAYAL, Beginning Tonight on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2013

Daniel Craig, Rachel Weisz, and Rafe Spall star on Broadway in Harold Pinter's Betrayal, directed by ten-time Tony Award-winner Mike Nichols. Betrayal begins performances tonight, October 1 at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). Opening night is Sunday, November 3. Betrayal is a strictly limited engagement, running 14 weeks only, through January 5, 2014. (more...)

Glenn Casale to Direct La Mirada Theatre and McCoy Rigby's New Revival of SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS, 4/12-5/5
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2013

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts and McCoy Rigby Entertainment present an all-new revival of one of the greatest musicals of all time, SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS, book by Lawrence Kasha and David Landay, lyrics, music and new songs by Johnny Mercer, Gene De Paul, Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn, based on the MGM Film 'The Sobbin' Women' by Stephen Vincent Benet, originally directed for Broadway by Lawrence Kasha and originally produced on Broadway by Kaslan Productions, Inc., SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS will feature musical direction by Dennis Castellano, choreography by Patti Colombo and will be directed by Glenn Casale. (more...)

THE PRISONER OF SECOND AVE Opens Tonight at ProArts Playhouse in Kihei
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2013

ProArts presents Neil Simon's 'The Prisoner of Second Avenue' as the second show of their Spring season. (more...)

Jordan Gelber and Jennifer Cody to Star in Hangar Theatre's LAST OF THE RED HOT LOVERS; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2013

Hangar Theatre kicks off its 2013 season on June 13th with Neil Simon's irresistible comedy Last of the Red Hot Lovers, which runs through June 29. Featuring a stellar cast including three Broadway favorites, this seminal work will be directed by Hangar Associate Artistic Director Jesse Bush. Last of the Red Hot Lovers had its original Broadway run from 1969-1971 and received four Tony nominations, including for Best Play. The Hangar production features the talents of Jordan Gelber (Broadway's Avenue Q, All My Sons, Elf) as Barney Cashman, Jennifer Cody (Shrek, Urinetown) as Elaine Navazio, Leenya Rideout (Company, War Horse, Cabaret) as Jeannette Fisher, and Natalie Walker as Bobbi Michele. (more...)

SEMINAR's Jeff Goldblum, END OF THE RAINBOW's Tracie Bennett and More Set for Center Theatre Group's 2012-13 Ahmanson Season!
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2013

The 2012-2013 Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre season was announced today by CTG Artistic Director Michael Ritchie. The new season, the 46th season at the Music Center of Los Angeles, will include Jeff Goldblum in the West Coast premiere of the smart, sexy, new Broadway comedy "Seminar," Rachel York in the beloved 1930s musical romp - Cole Porter's "Anything Goes," the American premiere and pre-Broadway presentation of the dramatic musical "Backbeat" which features classic rock 'n' roll in its story of the birth of the Beatles, Tracie Bennett starring as the iconic Judy Garland in the West Coast premiere of the acclaimed play with music - "End of the Rainbow," and the daring new musical that explores a shocking event in American history - Kander and Ebb's "The Scottsboro Boys." In addition, the exuberant musical "Fela!" will return for a limited engagement as a bonus option to the season subscription. (more...)

Nick Adams, Jessica Grove, Liz McCartney & More to Star in Paper Mill's Revamped THE LITTLE MERMAID; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2013

Paper Mill Playhouse has just announced the cast and creative team for Disney's The Little Mermaid, based on the classic animated film of the same title. (more...)

THE PRISONER OF SECOND AVE to Open 5/3 at ProArts Playhouse in Kihei
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2013

ProArts presents Neil Simon's 'The Prisoner of Second Avenue' as the second show of their Spring season. (more...)

North Coast Rep Extends THE ODD COUPLE Through May 12
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2013

North Coast Repertory Theatre presents THE ODD COUPLE by Neil Simon, directed by Andrew Barnicle. The show runs now through May 12, 2013, after a one-week extension! (more...)

North Coast Rep to Present THE ODD COUPLE, 4/10-5/5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2013

North Coast Repertory Theatre presents THE ODD COUPLE by Neil Simon, directed by Andrew Barnicle. The show will run in previews April 10 - 12, 2013 and continues April 13 - May 5, 2013. (more...)

Glenn Casale to Direct La Mirada Theatre and McCoy Rigby's New Revival of SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS, 4/12-5/5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2013

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts and McCoy Rigby Entertainment present an all-new revival of one of the greatest musicals of all time, SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS, book by Lawrence Kasha and David Landay, lyrics, music and new songs by Johnny Mercer, Gene De Paul, Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn, based on the MGM Film 'The Sobbin' Women' by Stephen Vincent Benet, originally directed for Broadway by Lawrence Kasha and originally produced on Broadway by Kaslan Productions, Inc., SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS will feature musical direction by Dennis Castellano, choreography by Patti Colombo and will be directed by Glenn Casale. (more...)

I'LL BE BACK BEFORE MIDNIGHT to Make LA Premiere at Colony Theatre, 2/6-3/3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2013

The Colony Theatre will present the fifth production of its 'Season of Premieres' with the Los Angeles Premiere of I'LL BE BACK BEFORE MIDNIGHT, written and directed by Peter Colley. I'LL BE BACK BEFORE MIDNIGHT will preview on Wednesday, February 6; Thursday, February 7; and Friday, February 8 at 8:00pm. It will open on Saturday, February 9 at 8:00pm and continue through Today, March 3 at The Colony Theatre, 555 North Third Street (at Cypress) adjacent to the Burbank Town Center. (more...)

Dallas Theater Center Presents THE ODD COUPLE, Now thru 4/14
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2013

Dallas Theater Center presents Neil Simon's classic American comedy, The Odd Couple, directed by DTC Artistic Director Kevin Moriarty. When two men with struggling relationships, neat and particular Felix Ungar and disheveled and rough-edged Oscar Madison, decide to live together, the results are funny and poignant. The Odd Couple opens with previews tonight, March 15 and runs through Sunday, April 14 at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre in the AT&T Performing Arts Center. (more...)

SEMINAR's Jeff Goldblum, END OF THE RAINBOW's Tracie Bennett and More Set for Center Theatre Group's 2012-13 Ahmanson Season!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2013

The 2012-2013 Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre season was announced today by CTG Artistic Director Michael Ritchie. The new season, the 46th season at the Music Center of Los Angeles, will include Jeff Goldblum in the West Coast premiere of the smart, sexy, new Broadway comedy "Seminar," Rachel York in the beloved 1930s musical romp - Cole Porter's "Anything Goes," the American premiere and pre-Broadway presentation of the dramatic musical "Backbeat" which features classic rock 'n' roll in its story of the birth of the Beatles, Tracie Bennett starring as the iconic Judy Garland in the West Coast premiere of the acclaimed play with music - "End of the Rainbow," and the daring new musical that explores a shocking event in American history - Kander and Ebb's "The Scottsboro Boys." In addition, the exuberant musical "Fela!" will return for a limited engagement as a bonus option to the season subscription. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for BETRAYAL with Daniel Craig & Rachel Weisz; Tickets Go On Sale for AMEX Cardholders on 6/26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2013

Tickets will be on sale exclusively to American Express cardholders from Wednesday, June 26 through Thursday, July 11 only for Harold Pinter's BETRAYAL, starring Daniel Craig, Rachel Weisz, and Rafe Spall and directed by ten-time Tony Award-winner Mike Nichols. General on-sale will begin on Friday, July 12. Tickets will be available at www.telecharge.com or by calling Telecharge.com at 212-239-6200. (more...)

Jordan Gelber and Jennifer Cody Star in Hangar Theatre's LAST OF THE RED HOT LOVERS, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2013

Hangar Theatre kicks off its 2013 season tonight, June 13th with Neil Simon's irresistible comedy Last of the Red Hot Lovers, which runs through June 29. (more...)

Almost Sold-Out, BETRAYAL Box Office Opens Early for One Week, Now thru August 4
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2013

Due to overwhelming demand, the Barrymore Theatre box office (243 West 47th Street) will open early, for one week only, today, July 29 at 10:00 am through Sunday, August 4 at 6:00 pm, for tickets to Harold Pinter's Betrayal, starring Daniel Craig, Rachel Weisz, and Rafe Spall, and directed by ten-time Tony Award-winner Mike Nichols. (more...)

Box Office for Nearly Sold Out BETRAYAL Starring Daniel Craig & Rachel Weisz to Open Early for One Week, July 29 - August 4
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2013

Due to overwhelming demand, the Barrymore Theatre box office (243 West 47th Street) will open early, for one week only, on Monday, July 29 at 10:00 am through Sunday, August 4 at 6:00 pm, for tickets to Harold Pinter's BETRAYAL, starring Daniel Craig, Rachel Weisz, and Rafe Spall, and directed by ten-time Tony Award-winner Mike Nichols. The box office will be open July 29-August 3 from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm, and August 4 from Noon to 6:00 pm. After August 4, the box office at the Barrymore will reopen on Tuesday, September 3. (more...)

Jeff Goldblum, Robin De Jesus, Mary Beth Peil & More to Join Laurie Metcalf in LCT's DOMESTICATED
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2013

Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Producing Artistic Director Andre Bishop) has announced that Vanessa Aspillaga, Mia Barron, Robin De Jesus, Jeff Goldblum, Lizbeth Mackay, Emily Meade, Mary Beth Peil, Karen Pittman and Misha Seo will join Laurie Metcalf in the cast of DOMESTICATED, a new play by Bruce Norris, to be directed by Anna D. Shapiro, which will begin previews Thursday, October 10 at 8pm at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). Opening night is Monday, November 4 at 6:45pm. Additional casting for DOMESTICATED will be announced at a later date. (more...)

Wasatch Theatrical Ventures to Present THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK, 8/3-25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2013

Wasatch Theatrical Ventures presents THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, newly adapted by Wendy Kesselman, directed by Mark Belnick, produced by Racquel Lehrman/Theatre Planners, playing August 3 through August 25 as a guest production at the NoHo Arts Center located in the heart of the NoHo Arts District. The drama is a powerful, chillingly honest and stirring version of the iconic andimpassioned story of eight Dutch Jews- including the incomparable Anne - hiding from the Nazis in a cramped Amsterdam storage attic. (more...)

Tickets for BETRAYAL with Daniel Craig & Rachel Weisz On Sale Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2013

Tickets for Harold Pinter's BETRAYAL, starring Daniel Craig, Rachel Weisz, and Rafe Spall, and directed by ten-time Tony Award-winner Mike Nichols, are set to go on sale tonight at 12:01 AM. Tickets will be available at www.telecharge.com or by calling Telecharge.com at 212-239-6200. (more...)

Nora Theatre Kicks Off 2014 with INSIGNIFICANCE, Now thru 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2014

The Nora Theatre Company will present Terry Johnson's Insignificance from today, January 9 - February 9, 2014. Insignificance is directed by Daniel Gidron. The press performance for Insignificance is Monday, January 13 at 7:30PM. (more...)

Texas Repertory Revives THE PRISONER OF SECOND AVENUE, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

The Texas Rep Theatre Co., Houston's Uptown Classic Theatre, continues a tradition of theatrical excellence in it's Ninth season with Neil Simon's remarkable and relevant comedy The Prisoner of 2nd Avenue. Directed in a new production by Rachel Mattox and featuring a stellar cast of Houston's finest performers, The Prisoner of 2nd Avenue will preview tonight, January 29th, celebrate is Gala Opening on January 30th, and run 4 performances a week through February 23rd. (more...)

Texas Repertory Revives THE PRISONER OF SECOND AVENUE; Kicking Off 1/29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2014

The Texas Rep Theatre Co., Houston's Uptown Classic Theatre, continues a tradition of theatrical excellence in it's Ninth season with Neil Simon's remarkable and relevant comedy The Prisoner of 2nd Avenue. Directed in a new production by Rachel Mattox and featuring a stellar cast of Houston's finest performers, The Prisoner of 2nd Avenue will preview on January 29th, celebrate is Gala Opening on January 30th, and run 4 performances a week through February 23rd. (more...)

Wasatch Theatrical Ventures to Present INHERIT THE WIND, 2/8-3/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2014

Wasatch Theatrical Ventures will present one of the great American plays of the 20th century, INHERIT THE WIND, written by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, directed by the award-winning Kiff Scholl, produced by Racquel Lehrman/Theatre Planners. In a small town courtroom and with the eyes of the nation upon them, two legal giants face off over a teacher's right to teach evolution to a high school class in this critically acclaimed drama based on the Scopes Monkey Trial. As rousing and relevant today as it was when it debuted in 1955, INHERIT THE WIND is an edge-of-your-seat riveting look at the age-old conflict between science and religion. The play opens Friday, February 8th and runs through March 16th at the Grove Theatre Center in Burbank, CA. (more...)

Dallas Theater Center to Present THE ODD COUPLE, 3/15-4/14
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2013

Dallas Theater Center announced today the upcoming production of Neil Simon's classic American comedy, The Odd Couple, directed by DTC Artistic Director Kevin Moriarty. When two men with struggling relationships, neat and particular Felix Ungar and disheveled and rough-edged Oscar Madison, decide to live together, the results are funny and poignant. The Odd Couple opens with previews on Friday, March 15 and runs through Sunday, April 14 at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre in the AT&T Performing Arts Center. (more...)

ShPIeL to Stage World Premiere of THE PASSIONS OF EMMA GOLDMAN, Begin. 5/13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

ShPIeL-Performing Identity proudly announces the world premiere of the solo theatre piece, The Passions of Emma Goldman, written and performed by Roslyn Alexander and directed by Dennis Zacek, May 13 - June 22. The production runs at two locations: May 13 - June 1 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave., and June 4 - June 22 at The Skokie Theatre, 7924 N. Lincoln Ave. in Skokie. (more...)

Visionbox Hosts Open Rehearsal of A NIGHT OF LAUGHS: AMERICAN & BRITISH COMEDY Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2013

Visionbox, a professional actors' studio and intermedia Production Company in Denver, will present an open rehearsal of A Night of Laughs: American & British Comedy today, December 8. Doors will open for food and drink at 6:00pm. This Visionbox event will feature Visionbox Ensemble Members and Visionbox Actors. Join Visionbox for this free event at their location in the heart of the Art District on Santa Fe, 910 ARTS, in the Skylite Station courtyard and gallery. Nova Catering will provide delicious food. (more...)

Visionbox to Present Open Rehearsal of A NIGHT OF LAUGHS: AMERICAN & BRITISH COMEDY, 12/8
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2013

Visionbox, a professional actors' studio and intermedia production company in Denver, will present an open rehearsal of A Night of Laughs: American & British Comedy on Sunday, December 8. Doors will open for food and drink at 6:00pm. This Visionbox event will feature Visionbox Ensemble Members and Visionbox Actors. Join Visionbox for this free event at their location in the heart of the Art District on Santa Fe, 910 ARTS, in the Skylite Station courtyard and gallery. Nova Catering will provide delicious food. (more...)

Nora Theatre Company to Kick Off 2014 with INSIGNIFICANCE, 1/9-2/9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2013

The Nora Theatre Company will present Terry Johnson's Insignificance from January 9 - February 9, 2014. Insignificance is directed by Daniel Gidron. The press performance for Insignificance is Monday, January 13 at 7:30PM. (more...)

LCT's Platform Series to Continue with DOMESTICATED's Laurie Metcalf & Jeff Goldblum, 12/19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2013

Lincoln Center Theater's Platform Series, a forum for public discussion between Lincoln Center Theater artists and interested theatergoers, continues its 16th season on Thursday, December 19 at 6pm with JEFF GOLDBLUM and LAURIE METCALF the stars of LCT's current Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater production of DOMESTICATED, the new play by Bruce Norris, directed by Anna D. Shapiro. DOMESTICATED, which opened on Monday, November 4, is running through Sunday, January 5. (more...)

LCT's Platform Series Continues with DOMESTICATED's Laurie Metcalf & Jeff Goldblum Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2013

Lincoln Center Theater's Platform Series, a forum for public discussion between Lincoln Center Theater artists and interested theatergoers, continues its 16th season tonight, December 19 at 6pm with JEFF GOLDBLUM and LAURIE METCALF the stars of LCT's current Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater production of DOMESTICATED, the new play by Bruce Norris, directed by Anna D. Shapiro. DOMESTICATED, which opened on Monday, November 4, is running through Sunday, January 5. (more...)

Wasatch Theatrical Ventures Presents THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK, Now thru 8/25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2013

Wasatch Theatrical Ventures presents THE DIARY OF Anne Frank by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, newly adapted by Wendy Kesselman, directed by Mark Belnick, produced by Racquel Lehrman/Theatre Planners, playing today, August 3 through August 25 as a guest production at the NoHo Arts Center located in the heart of the NoHo Arts District. The drama is a powerful, chillingly honest and stirring version of the iconic andimpassioned story of eight Dutch Jews- including the incomparable Anne - hiding from the Nazis in a cramped Amsterdam storage attic. (more...)

Wasatch Theatrical Ventures to Present THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK, 8/3-25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2013

Wasatch Theatrical Ventures presents THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, newly adapted by Wendy Kesselman, directed by Mark Belnick, produced by Racquel Lehrman/Theatre Planners, playing August 3 through August 25 as a guest production at the NoHo Arts Center located in the heart of the NoHo Arts District. The drama is a powerful, chillingly honest and stirring version of the iconic andimpassioned story of eight Dutch Jews- including the incomparable Anne - hiding from the Nazis in a cramped Amsterdam storage attic. (more...)

Imelda Staunton and Lloyd Owen Lead West End's GOOD PEOPLE - Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

Old Vic Productions and Hampstead Theatre Productions are delighted to announce the full cast for West End transfer of critically acclaimed Good People which will play a limited season of just ten weeks at the No?l Coward Theatre from 10th April, as previously announced. (more...)

Daniel Craig, Rachel Weisz & Rafe Spall to Star in BETRAYAL; Directed by Mike Nichols at the Barrymore This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2013

Daniel Craig, Rachel Weisz,and Rafe Spall will star on Broadway in Harold Pinter's BETRAYAL, directed by ten-time Tony Award-winner Mike Nichols. BETRAYAL will begin performances on Tuesday, October 1 at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). Opening night is Sunday, November 3. BETRAYAL is a strictly limited engagement, running 14 weeks only, through January 5, 2014. (more...)

Geva Closes 2013-14 Mainstage Season with Neil Simon's THE ODD COUPLE, 4/22-5/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

Geva Theatre Center' 41st Mainstage Season concludes with Neil Simon's The Odd Couple. Directed by John Miller-Stephany, and with a cast led by Tony Award- winner Michael McGrath and Broadway veteran Noah Racey, this classic comedy begins performances on April 22 and runs in the Elaine P. Wilson Mainstage through May 18. (more...)

THE PRISONER OF SECOND AVE to Open 5/3 at ProArts Playhouse in Kihei
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2013

ProArts presents Neil Simon's 'The Prisoner of Second Avenue' as the second show of their Spring season. (more...)

BILLY ELLIOT to Dance Through Segerstrom Center, 4/16-28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2013

Universal Pictures Stage Productions, Working Title Films Old Vic Productions and NETworks Presentations, LLC bring the multi-award-winning Billy Elliot the Musical to Segerstrom Center for the Arts from April 16 - 28, 2013. Based on the international smash-hit film and featuring music by Elton John, book and lyrics by Lee Hall, choreography by Peter Darling and direction by Stephen Daldry, Billy Elliot the Musical has earned critical acclaim around the world and was the winner of ten 2009 Tony Awards including Best Musical. (more...)

SEMINAR's Jeff Goldblum, END OF THE RAINBOW's Tracie Bennett and More Set for Center Theatre Group's 2012-13 Ahmanson Season!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2013

The 2012-2013 Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre season was announced today by CTG Artistic Director Michael Ritchie. The new season, the 46th season at the Music Center of Los Angeles, will include Jeff Goldblum in the West Coast premiere of the smart, sexy, new Broadway comedy "Seminar," Rachel York in the beloved 1930s musical romp - Cole Porter's "Anything Goes," the American premiere and pre-Broadway presentation of the dramatic musical "Backbeat" which features classic rock 'n' roll in its story of the birth of the Beatles, Tracie Bennett starring as the iconic Judy Garland in the West Coast premiere of the acclaimed play with music - "End of the Rainbow," and the daring new musical that explores a shocking event in American history - Kander and Ebb's "The Scottsboro Boys." In addition, the exuberant musical "Fela!" will return for a limited engagement as a bonus option to the season subscription. (more...)

Mike Nichols in Talks to Helm ONE LAST THING BEFORE I GO Adaptation
by Movies News Desk - Apr 23, 2013

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the legendary director, who previously helmed CLOSER and CHARLIE WILSON'S WAR, is in talks to take on the film adaptation of Jonathan Tropper's novel ONE LAST THING BEFORE I GO. J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot is set to produce for Paramount Pictures. (more...)

ProArts Presents Neil Simon's THE PRISONER OF SECOND AVENUE, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2013

ProArts will present Neil Simon's "The Prisoner of Second Avenue" as the second show of their Spring season. (more...)

BWW: RUMORS spread and laughter follows when McLean Community Players presents Neil Simon Farce
by Jeffrey Walker - Apr 17, 2013

RUMORS, Neil Simon's one and only farce, comes to McLean Community Players in a production directed by Rosemary Hartman. Broadway World's Jeffrey Walker sat in on rehearsal to get a preview of the production. The production runs Fridays-Sundays, April 19-May 4, 2013, at the Alden Theatre in the McLean Community Center. (more...)

BILLY ELLIOT Dances Through Segerstrom Center, Now thru 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2013

Universal Pictures Stage Productions, Working Title Films Old Vic Productions and NETworks Presentations, LLC bring the multi-award-winning Billy Elliot the Musical to Segerstrom Center for the Arts from tonight, April 16 - 28, 2013. (more...)

Dallas Theater Center to Present THE ODD COUPLE, 3/15-4/14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2013

Dallas Theater Center announced today the upcoming production of Neil Simon's classic American comedy, The Odd Couple, directed by DTC Artistic Director Kevin Moriarty. When two men with struggling relationships, neat and particular Felix Ungar and disheveled and rough-edged Oscar Madison, decide to live together, the results are funny and poignant. The Odd Couple opens with previews on Friday, March 15 and runs through Today, April 14 at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre in the AT&T Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Glenn Casale Directs La Mirada Theatre and McCoy Rigby's New Revival of SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS, Now thru 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2013

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts and McCoy Rigby Entertainment present an all-new revival of one of the greatest musicals of all time, SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS, book by Lawrence Kasha and David Landay, lyrics, music and new songs by Johnny Mercer, Gene De Paul, Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn, based on the MGM Film 'The Sobbin' Women' by Stephen Vincent Benet, originally directed for Broadway by Lawrence Kasha and originally produced on Broadway by Kaslan Productions, Inc., SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS will feature musical direction by Dennis Castellano, choreography by Patti Colombo and will be directed by Glenn Casale. (more...)

Northlight Theatre to Present LOST IN YONKERS, 5/2-6/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents Lost in Yonkers by Neil Simon, directed by Devon de Mayo. The production will run at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie, from May 2 - June 8, 2014. The Press Opening is Friday, May 9, at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Tutus Announce the Arrival of BILLY ELLIOT at Segerstrom Center, 4/16-28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2013

Universal Pictures Stage Productions, Working Title Films Old Vic Productions and NETworks Presentations, LLC bring the multi-award-winning Billy Elliot the Musical to Segerstrom Center for the Arts from April 16 - 28, 2013. Based on the international smash-hit film and featuring music by Elton John, book and lyrics by Lee Hall, choreography by Peter Darling and direction by Stephen Daldry, Billy Elliot the Musical has earned critical acclaim around the world and was the winner of ten 2009 Tony Awards including Best Musical. (more...)

North Coast Rep's THE ODD COUPLE Begins Previews Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2013

North Coast Repertory Theatre presents THE ODD COUPLE by Neil Simon, directed by Andrew Barnicle. The show will run in previews tonight, April 10 - 12, 2013 and continues April 13 - May 5, 2013. (more...)

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