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Philadelphia Theatre Company to Kick Off 2013-14 Season with Amy Herzog's 4,000 MILES, 10/11-11/10
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2013

Philadelphia Theatre Company kicks off its 2013-2014 season with the OBIE Award-winning 4,000 Miles by Amy Herzog on October 11-November 10 at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre (Broad and Lombard Streets). Directed by Mary B. Robinson, the ensemble cast features Beth Dixon, Leigha Kato, Davy Raphaely, and Shannon Sullivan. (more...)

Photo Flash: Mint Theater's PHILIP GOES FORTH Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2013

Jerry Ruiz (Love Goes to Press, Basilica) directs a cast that includes Cliff Bemis, Teddy Bergman, Bernardo Cubria, Carole Healey, Christine Toy Johnson, Kathryn Kates (replacing the previously announced Jennifer Harmon), Natalie Kuhn, Brian MacDonald, Jennifer McVey and Rachel Moulton. Philip Goes Forth will have scenic design by Steven C. Kemp, costume design by Carisa Kelly, lighting design by Christian DeAngelis, and sound design by Toby Algya. Performances began on August 24th and continue through October 20th. Opening Night is set for tonight, September 22nd at Mint's home (311 West 43rd Street). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

Review - PHILIP GOES FORTH Saps Romantic Delusion From 1930s Bohemia
by Michael Dale - Sep 22, 2013

Mint Theater offers an enjoyable revival of George Kelly's 1931 look at downtown struggling artists. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse to Present ROOM SERVICE, 10/8-27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2013

Westport Country Playhouse will stage the madcap American comedy, 'Room Service,' about a producer and his ragtag bunch of cohorts who try to raise money for a Broadway show as they scramble to evade their hotel bill, written by John Murray and Allen Boretz, directed by Mark Lamos, October 8 - 27. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Bernardo Cubria, Christine Toy Johnson and More in Mint Theater's PHILIP GOES FORTH
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2013

Jerry Ruiz (Love Goes to Press, Basilica) directs a cast that includes Cliff Bemis, Teddy Bergman, Bernardo Cubria, Carole Healey, Christine Toy Johnson,Kathryn Kates (replacing the previously announced Jennifer Harmon), Natalie Kuhn, Brian MacDonald, Jennifer McVey and Rachel Moulton. Philip Goes Forth will have scenic design by Steven C. Kemp, costume design by Carisa Kelly, lighting design by Christian DeAngelis, and sound design by Toby Algya. Performances began on August 24th and continue through October 20th. Opening Night is set for September 22nd at Mint's home (311 West 43rd Street). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at David Beach and More in Westport Country Playhouse's ROOM SERVICE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2013

Westport Country Playhouse stages the madcap American comedy, 'Room Service,' about a producer and his ragtag bunch of cohorts who try to raise money for a Broadway show as they scramble to evade their hotel bill, written by John Murray and Allen Boretz, directed by Mark Lamos, now through October 27. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (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...)

BWW Reviews: PARADE Captivates at Kensington Arts Theatre
by Heather Nadolny - Oct 26, 2013

With its engaging performances and effective staging, Kensington Arts Theatre provides an emotionally capturing night of theatre in its latest production of PARADE. (more...)

Breakfast with Santa for the Whole Family Set for Broadway Cabaret Cafe, 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2013

Bring the entire family to meet Santa Claus, Saturday December 14, 2013 at 10am, at the Broadway Cabaret Cafe (314 West 53rd Street, New York NY 10019). Every child will meet Santa, pose for pictures (Bring you camera and video devices), and share their holiday wish list. The Breakfast will conclude with Santa and Elves leading the entire crowd in caroling. So come join the Jingle Bell Chorus. Tickets (Just $20pp via Ovationtix, 866-811-4111) include a continental breakfast with coffee and juice. (more...)

Jessica Hecht, Dominic Fumusa and More to Star in STAGE KISS at Playwrights Horizons; Previews Begin Feb 7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2013

Playwrights Horizons has announced initial casting for the New York premiere production of STAGE KISS, a new play marking the eagerly-awaited return of two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Sarah Ruhl(Dead Man's Cell Phone at PH; The Clean House, In the Next Room...) to the theater company. Directed by Rebecca Taichman (Milk Like Sugar at PH; the current Marie Antoinette, Orlando, The Scene, Luck of the Irish), the production will begin previews Friday evening, February 7 at 8PM with an Opening Night set for Sunday, March 2 at 7PM. The limited engagement will play through Sunday evening, March 23 at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street). (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...)

Daisy Eagan, Jake Broder, French Stewart, Rena Strober & More to Star in Pasadena Playhouse's STONEFACE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

The Pasadena Playhouse, announced today the full cast of Vanessa Claire Stewart's STONEFACE, the fifth production of the 2013-2014 season. STONEFACE is performed June 3 to 29, 2014; the press opening is Sunday, June 8. (more...)

BWW Interviews: The Talented Cast of the National Tour of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET on Icons and Inspirations
by Michael Mulhern - Mar 10, 2014

In addition to a surprise jam session at the Hard Rock Cafe in Denver that was impressive and awesome; I was able to sit down with these talented musicians to discusss the tour, inspirations and challenges in playing these iconic roles. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 6/09/2013
by BWW - Jun 9, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/09/2013 for Connecticut (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse to Present Filmmaker Michael Roemer, 6/18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2013

Filmmaker and Yale professor emeritus Michael Roemer will speak on "Why Do Funny Plays and Movies Make Us Laugh" at "Books Worth Talking About, on Tuesday, June 18, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., in the Lucille Lortel White Barn Center at Westport Country Playhouse. Leo B. Meyer, scenic designer and radio host, will moderate. The literary salon will be followed by an 8 p.m. performance of "The Show-Off," a funny, surprising, and moving story of a family in upheaval when their youngest daughter becomes engaged to a brash loudmouth. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse to Host Sunday Symposium for THE SHOW-OFF, 6/16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2013

Westport Country Playhouse will present a Sunday Symposium about the classic comedy, 'The Show-Off,' and the work and life of playwright George Kelly, following the Sunday, June 16, 3 p.m. matinee performance of the funny and moving story of a family in upheaval when their youngest daughter becomes engaged to a brash loudmouth. (more...)

Photo Flash: Harris Yulin & Candy Buckley in Chautauqua Theater's CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF, Now Through 7/7
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2013

Chautauqua Theater Company (CTC), under the leadership of Vivienne Benesch Artistic Director and Sarah Clare Corporandy Managing Director, proudly presents Tennessee Williams' award-winning classic Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (June 28-July 7) to kick off its 30th Anniversary season on the Bratton Theater Mainstage. Opening night is June 29 at 6pm.Tennessee Williams' favorite among his own plays, the Pulitzer Prize-winning Cat on a Hot Tin Roof is directed by Lisa Rothe (CTC's Ah! Wilderness; Off-Broadway Hold These Truths). (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse's THE SHOW OFF Begins 6/11
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2013

Westport Country Playhouse will stage the classic comedy, "The Show-Off," described as a funny, surprising, and moving story of a family in upheaval when their youngest daughter becomes engaged to a brash loudmouth, playing from June 11 through June 29. Cast in principal roles are 2013 Drama Desk Award winner Jayne Houdyshell as the imperious Mrs. Fisher, and Drama Desk nominee Will Rogers as Aubrey Piper, the show-off of the title. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 6/23/2013
by BWW - Jun 23, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/23/2013 for Connecticut (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 6/02/2013
by BWW - Jun 2, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/02/2013 for Connecticut (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE SHOW-OFF in Westport Will Have You Ribbing Your Neighbors
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - Jun 19, 2013

And you think you have in-law problems? (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Welcomes Filmmaker Michael Roemer Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2013

Filmmaker and Yale professor emeritus Michael Roemer will speak on 'Why Do Funny Plays and Movies Make Us Laugh' at 'Books Worth Talking About, tonight, June 18, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., in the Lucille Lortel White Barn Center at Westport Country Playhouse. Leo B. Meyer, scenic designer and radio host, will moderate. The literary salon will be followed by an 8 p.m. performance of 'The Show-Off,' a funny, surprising, and moving story of a family in upheaval when their youngest daughter becomes engaged to a brash loudmouth. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Cassidy Lunnen and Sarah Jayne Jensen's NASTY GIRLS TV Pilot
by TV News Desk - Jun 17, 2013

In Cassidy Lunnen and Sarah Jayne Jensen's new comedy TV pilot NASTY GIRLS, a pop star is sentenced to prison and forced to join the Warden's vocal dance group, Nasty Girls, that kick starts her career. The project just launched its Kickstarter campaign and is aiming to raise $20,000 to get The Show Off the ground. Get a first look at the cast in the photos below! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 6/16/2013
by BWW - Jun 16, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/16/2013 for Connecticut (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Hosts Symposium for THE SHOW-OFF Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2013

Westport Country Playhouse will present a Sunday Symposium about the classic comedy, 'The Show-Off,' and the work and life of playwright George Kelly, following today's June 16, 3 p.m. matinee performance of the funny and moving story of a family in upheaval when their youngest daughter becomes engaged to a brash loudmouth. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Jayne Houdyshell, Will Rogers and More in Westport Country Playhouse's THE SHOW-OFF
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2013

Westport Country Playhouse stages the classic comedy, 'The Show-Off,' described as a funny, surprising, and moving story of a family in upheaval when their youngest daughter becomes engaged to a brash loudmouth, playing now through June 29. Cast in principal roles are 2013 Drama Desk Award winner Jayne Houdyshell as the imperious Mrs. Fisher, and Drama Desk nominee Will Rogers as Aubrey Piper, the show-off of the title. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Summer Stages: Sherry Cohen's Summer Picks in Connecticut
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - Jun 14, 2013

A tragedy? Why not? (more...)

BroadwayWorld Special Coverage: SUMMER STAGES - Our Picks for Summer's Best Around the World!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 14, 2013

As the summer days near, BroadwayWorld rounded up our worldwide community - from Australia to Spain, California and beyond! - to bring you our top picks for the best of summer theater in each of our main markets! Looking for the best of the summer venue and production offerings in your area? Let's hear from a sampling of the BroadwayWorld experts! (more...)

VIDEO: Promo - NASTY GIRLS Pilot Launches Kickstarter Campaign
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2013

In Cassidy Lunnen and Sarah Jayne Jensen's new comedy TV pilot NASTY GIRLS, a pop star is sentenced to prison and forced to join the Warden's vocal dance group, Nasty Girls, that kick starts her career. The project just launched its Kickstarter campaign and is aiming to raise $20,000 to get The Show Off the ground. Click below to watch the promo video! (more...)

Brave Spirits Theatre Opens ROMEO AND JULIET Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2013

Brave Spirits Theatre has announced its fourth production, William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. The production will run beginning tonight, June 12 at the Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H Street, NE, Washington, D.C. (more...)

Cliff Bemis, Carole Healey & More Join Cast of Mint Theater's PHILIP GOES FORTH; Performances to Begin 8/24!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2013

Mint Theater today announced the cast for their next production, Philip Goes Forth by George Kelly. Jerry Ruiz (Love Goes to Press, Basilica) directs a cast that includes Cliff Bemis, Teddy Bergman, Bernardo Cubria, Jennifer Harmon, Carole Healey, Christine Toy Johnson, Natalie Kuhn, Brian MacDonald, Jennifer McVey and Rachel Moulton. Philip Goes Forth will have scenic design by Steven C. Kemp, costume design by Carisa Kelly, lighting design by Christian DeAngelis, and sound design by Toby Algya. Performances begin on August 24th and continue through October 20th. Opening Night is set for September 16th at Mint's home (311 West 43rd Street). (more...)

Scoop: CITY GIRL DIARIES on STYLE - Sunday, August 25, 2013
by TV Scoop - Jul 26, 2013

Get all the scoop on CITY GIRL DIARIES, airing on STYLE on Sunday, August 25, 2013! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Chautauqua Theater's CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2013

Chautauqua Theater Company (CTC), under the leadership of Vivienne Benesch Artistic Director and Sarah Clare Corporandy Managing Director, presents Tennessee Williams' award-winning classic Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, now through July 7, to kick off its 30th Anniversary season on the Bratton Theater Mainstage. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Virginia Rep to Honor Pat Carroll at Second Annual Anything Goes Gala, 2/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2014

Virginia Repertory Theatre announces the second annual Anything Goes Gala on Saturday, February 1, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. at the Jefferson Hotel, 101 West Franklin Street. The gala will raise important funds for Virginia Rep and highlight professional theatre in Central Virginia. The black tie fundraiser will include cocktails in the Rotunda and dinner in the Main Ball Room, silent and live auctions, and featured entertainment from Scott Wichmann (Say Goodnight Gracie, The Producers, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels), Stacey Cabaj (My Fair Lady, Sound of Music) and straight from Broadway as the lead role in the revival of Annie, Taylor Richardson. Taylor used to live in Richmond and played Susan Waverly in Virginia Rep's production of White Christmas. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Alley Theatre's FREUD'S LAST SESSION is Stimulating and Absorbing
by David Clarke - Jan 30, 2014

The Alley Theatre's production of Mark St. Germain's Off-Broadway smash hit FREUD'S LAST SESSION is a skillful exercise in crisp, engaging theatre. The play had its World Premiere in 2009 at Barrington Stage Company in Massachusetts, where it became the longest-running show in that theatre's history. It opened in New York City on July 22, 2010 and moved through several Off-Broadway houses before closing on July 22, 2012, having played 775 performances. The show's sharply produced Houston premiere showcases what gave it such staying power in its hit runs in the Northeast. (more...)

RICHARD III Opens Tonight at the Folger Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

The quintessential portrait of maniacal ambition and lust for power is on stage in William Shakespeare's epic history play Richard III at Folger Theatre. Robert Richmond (more...)

Clea Alsip, Ross Bickell, Patch Darragh and More Join Westport Country Playhouse's MARY, MARY Reading; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

Casting is announced for the Script in Hand playreading of "Mary, Mary," a witty romantic comedy about a marriage gone hilariously awry, at Westport Country Playhouse, on Monday, February 10, 7 p.m. Tickets are $15. The play is written by Jean Kerr and directed by Anne Keefe. (more...)

Jessica Hecht, Dominic Fumusa and More Star in STAGE KISS at Playwrights Horizons; Previews Begin Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2014

Playwrights Horizons presents the New York premiere production of STAGE KISS, a new play marking the eagerly-awaited return of two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Sarah Ruhl (Dead Man's Cell Phone at PH; The Clean House, In the Next Room...) to the theater company. Directed by Rebecca Taichman (Milk Like Sugar at PH; the current Marie Antoinette, Orlando, The Scene, Luck of the Irish), the production begins previews this evening, February 7 at 8PM with an Opening Night set for Sunday, March 2 at 7PM. The limited engagement will play through Sunday evening, March 23 at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Singer-Songwriter Todd Snider to Take 'I NEVER MET A STORY I DIDN'T LIKE' on Tour, April 2014
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2014

Todd Snider will be hitting the road again this spring, but this time with a multi-media show starring the wit, honesty and spontaneity he's best known for. (more...)

Jan Maxwell, John Aylward, Barbara Garrick & More to Star in Anthony Giardina's THE CITY OF CONVERSATION at Lincoln Center Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

Lincoln Center Theater has announced that John Aylward, Kristen Bush, Beth Dixon, Barbara Garrick, Jan Maxwell, Luke Niehaus, Kevin O'Rourke and Michael Simpson will be featured in its upcoming production of THE CITY OF CONVERSATION, a new play by Anthony Giardina, directed by Doug Hughes. THE CITY OF CONVERSATION begins previews Thursday, April 10 and opens on Monday, May 5 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). Additional casting for THE CITY OF CONVERSATION will be announced at a later date. (more...)

Virginia Rep Honors Pat Carroll at Second Annual Anything Goes Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2014

Virginia Repertory Theatre announces the second annual Anything Goes Gala tonight, February 1, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. at the Jefferson Hotel, 101 West Franklin Street. (more...)

BWW Reviews: PRIVATE DANCER Leaves Much To Be Desired
by Juliana Adame - Dec 9, 2013

Directed by Bob Degus, PRIVATE DANCER is the story is focused on the troubled life of the famed Rita Hayworth and is told additionally through film and dance. Sage Snakechalmer, however, the star and playwright, gives an awkward mess of a performance. (more...)

RICHARD III to Play Folger Theatre, 1/28-3/9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2013

The quintessential portrait of maniacal ambition and lust for power is on stage in William Shakespeare's epic history play Richard III at Folger Theatre. Robert Richmond (more...)

BWW Blog: Michael Milligan of Off-Broadway's MERCY KILLERS - Passing the Hat
by Guest Blogger: Michael Milligan - Dec 11, 2013

Most kids in drama school dream about working at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, and I am certainly no exception. And so there is an irony that for me, it was the achievement of this milestone, working at the Guthrie, that was the turning point for me where I decided to put my conventional career on hold and step into the unknown. (more...)

Boyd Gaines to Direct Bucks County Playhouse's THE TALE OF THE ALLERGIST'S WIFE, Summer 2013
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2013

Bucks County Playhouse has announced that Charles Busch's Tony Nominated play The Tale of the Allergist's Wife, directed by four-time Tony Award winner Boyd Gaines will be the final production of the 2013 Summer season. Performances run from Thursday, August 15th through Today, September 1st at the Bucks County Playhouse (70 South Main Street in New Hope, PA). The cast will be announced shortly. (more...)

Scoop: CITY GIRL DIARIES on STYLE - Today, August 25, 2013
by TV Scoop - Aug 25, 2013

Get all the scoop on CITY GIRL DIARIES, airing on STYLE today, August 25, 2013! (more...)

EDINBURGH 2013 - BWW Reviews: BENNY DAVIS: THE HUMAN JUKEBOX, Gilded Balloon Teviot, August 23 2013
by Amy Hanson - Aug 24, 2013

Best known as one third of Australian musical comedy group Axis of Awesome, performers of the famous "Four Chords Song", Benny Davis takes to the Fringe this year in a solo outing. Combining a sarcastic wit with excellent musicianship, "The Human Jukebox" centres around Davis' ability to pick up on musical patterns, with examples from every area of music strung together in amusingly odd combinations. (more...)

Cliff Bemis, Carole Healey & More Set for Mint Theater's PHILIP GOES FORTH, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2013

Mint Theater presents Philip Goes Forth by George Kelly. Jerry Ruiz (Love Goes to Press, Basilica) directs a cast that includes Cliff Bemis, Teddy Bergman, Bernardo Cubria, Jennifer Harmon, Carole Healey, Christine Toy Johnson, Natalie Kuhn, BrIan MacDonald, Jennifer McVey and Rachel Moulton. Philip Goes Forth will have scenic design by Steven C. Kemp, costume design by Carisa Kelly, lighting design by Christian DeAngelis, and sound design by Toby Algya. Performances begin tonight, August 24th and continue through October 20th. Opening Night is set for September 16th at Mint's home (311 West 43rd Street). (more...)

Boyd Gaines Directs Bucks County Playhouse's THE TALE OF THE ALLERGIST'S WIFE, Now thru 9/1
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2013

Bucks County Playhouse has announced that Charles Busch's Tony Nominated play The Tale of the Allergist's Wife, directed by four-time Tony Award winner Boyd Gaines will be the final production of the 2013 Summer season. Performances run from tonight, August 15th through Sunday, September 1st at the Bucks County Playhouse (70 South Main Street in New Hope, PA). (more...)

Singer-Songwriter Todd Snider Takes 'I NEVER MET A STORY I DIDN'T LIKE' on Tour, April 2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Todd Snider will be hitting the road again this spring, but this time with a multi-media show starring the wit, honesty and spontaneity he's best known for. (more...)

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