ABINGDON: WHERE THE STARS ALIGN Gala to Honor Dick Cavett, 10/20; Klea Blackhurst and More to PerformABINGDON: WHERE THE STARS ALIGN Gala to Honor Dick Cavett, 10/20; Klea Blackhurst and More to Perform
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

Abingdon Theatre Company - which has produced more than 83 new American plays in its 22-year history - is set to celebrate its 2014-2015 Season with ABINGDON: WHERE THE STARS ALIGN, its annual benefit gala and dinner, on Monday, October 20 at Espace (635 West 42nd Street in Manhattan). Emmy and OBIE award-winning actor John Cunningham, whose credits include 19 Broadway productions (Titanic, Love Letters), is set to emcee the event, which begins at 6:00pm. (more...)

SUBMISSIONS ONLY's Kate Wetherhead Stars in THE HEIDI CHRONICLES, Beginning Tonight at the GuthrieSUBMISSIONS ONLY's Kate Wetherhead Stars in THE HEIDI CHRONICLES, Beginning Tonight at the Guthrie
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2014

The Guthrie Theater presents the first production on the Wurtele Thrust Stage in the 2014-2015 season, Wendy Wasserstein's Pulitzer Prize-winning play The Heidi Chronicles. Under the direction of 2014 Tony Award nominee Leigh Silverman (Broadway's Violet, Chinglish, Well), The Heidi Chronicles will feature the talents of Kate Wetherhead, Ben Graney, Tracey Maloney and Zach Shaffer, as well as Sam Bardwell, Eleonore Dendy, Mo Perry and Stacia Rice. (more...)

Canadian Play SEXY LAUNDRY Receives Regional Premiere at Park Square TonightCanadian Play SEXY LAUNDRY Receives Regional Premiere at Park Square Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Park Square opens its season this month with Michele Riml's delightful comedy, SEXY LAUNDRY tonight, September 12 through September 28. A critically acclaimed playwright from Vancouver, British Columbia, Riml turns the rom com on its head and paints a moving and hilarious portrait of a marriage on the rocks. Twin Cities favorites Charity Jones* and John Middleton return to Park Square as the married couple in crisis. (more...)

NICE T*TS Opens At The Peoples Improv Theater, 10/30-12/04NICE T*TS Opens At The Peoples Improv Theater, 10/30-12/04
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2014

Nice T*ts, written and performed by Amy Marcs will premiere on the main stage at The Peoples Improv Theater on October 30th during Breast Cancer Awareness month. Peter Michael Marino directs. (more...)

NICE T*TS Opens At The Peoples Improv Theater, Now thru 12/4NICE T*TS Opens At The Peoples Improv Theater, Now thru 12/4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2014

Nice T*ts, written and performed by Amy Marcs will premiere on the main stage at The Peoples Improv Theater tonight, October 30th during Breast Cancer Awareness month. Peter Michael Marino directs. (more...)

The Old Globe's GLOBE FOR ALL Free Shakespeare Tour Kicks Off TodayThe Old Globe's GLOBE FOR ALL Free Shakespeare Tour Kicks Off Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

The first Globe for All free Shakespeare tour will begin today, October 28 and will culminate in three low-cost performances on November 7 - 9 in the Globe's Hattox Hall, part of the Karen and Donald Cohn Education Center in the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. (more...)

ABINGDON: WHERE THE STARS ALIGN Gala Honors Dick Cavett Tonight ; Klea Blackhurst and More to PerformABINGDON: WHERE THE STARS ALIGN Gala Honors Dick Cavett Tonight ; Klea Blackhurst and More to Perform
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Abingdon Theatre Company - which has produced more than 83 new American plays in its 22-year history - is set to celebrate its 2014-2015 Season with ABINGDON: WHERE THE STARS ALIGN, its annual benefit gala and dinner, tonight, October 20 at Espace (635 West 42nd Street in Manhattan). Emmy and OBIE award-winning actor John Cunningham, whose credits include 19 Broadway productions (Titanic, Love Letters), is set to emcee the event, which begins at 6:00pm. (more...)

Rehearsals Start Tomorrow for POCATELLO at Playwrights Horizons; Crystal Finn Completes CastRehearsals Start Tomorrow for POCATELLO at Playwrights Horizons; Crystal Finn Completes Cast
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Rehearsals begin tomorrow, Tuesday, October 21 for the Playwrights Horizons production of POCATELLO, the world premiere of a new play by Obie, Drama Desk and Lortel awards winner and 2014 MacArthur Foundation 'Genius' grantee Samuel D. Hunter (The Whale at PH, The Few, A Bright New Boise). Directed by Davis McCallum (The Whale at PH, The Few, London Wall, A Bright New Boise, Water by the Spoonful), the play will be the third production of the theater company's 2014/2015 Season. (more...)

MTC to Honor Daniel Sullivan at Fall Benefit; Mary-Louise Parker, Cynthia Nixon & More to AppearMTC to Honor Daniel Sullivan at Fall Benefit; Mary-Louise Parker, Cynthia Nixon & More to Appear
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Lynne Meadow and Barry Grove have announced Manhattan Theatre Club will present its Fall Benefit, honoring longtime MTC collaborator, Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 10/15/14 - HOLIDAY INN at Goodspeed, Sting Q&A, 'LENNON', 'GOING ONCE!' and More!WAKE UP with BWW 10/15/14 - HOLIDAY INN at Goodspeed, Sting Q&A, 'LENNON', 'GOING ONCE!' and More!
by Jessica Showers - Oct 15, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Goodspeed's HOLIDAY INN premieres tonight, Sting talks THE LAST SHIP on Twitter, LENNON and GOING ONCE! LAUGHING TWICE!! open off-Broadway and more! (more...)

Cast Announced for The Old Globe's GLOBE FOR ALL Free Shakespeare Tour, Beginning 10/28Cast Announced for The Old Globe's GLOBE FOR ALL Free Shakespeare Tour, Beginning 10/28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

The Old Globe invites your participation and coverage as it begins presenting shows through an exciting new producing platform, Globe for All. This free-of-charge tour of a professional production of Shakespeare will allow the theatre to serve more communities throughout San Diego by collaborating with a diverse range of local organizations. Old Globe Artistic Director Barry Edelstein directs the first production, Shakespeare's fascinating romance All's Well That Ends Well. He has cast local professional actors, including recent graduates of the Old Globe/University of San Diego Graduate Theatre Program. The first Globe for All free Shakespeare tour will begin October 28 and will culminate in three low-cost performances on November 7 to 9 in the Globe's Hattox Hall, part of the Karen and Donald Cohn Education Center in the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. (more...)

Tony Nominee Robert Klein to Perform at NJPAC, 12/6Tony Nominee Robert Klein to Perform at NJPAC, 12/6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents Tony Award Nominee Robert Klein Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 8:00 PM in the Victoria Theater. (more...)

No String's Theatre Company's A TUNA CHRISTMAS is Coming to Town!No String's Theatre Company's A TUNA CHRISTMAS is Coming to Town!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

Reprising the roles they played last year in No String's Theatre Company's (NSTC) enormously successful production of 'Greater Tuna,' Las Cruces actors Algernon D'Ammassa and David Reyes star, in "A Tuna Christmas," a hilarious and entertaining comedy which opens November 21, 2014 at the Black Box Theatre (BBT), 430 N. Downtown Mall in Las Cruces. (more...)

POCATELLO Begins Tonight at Playwrights HorizonsPOCATELLO Begins Tonight at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

Playwrights Horizons' production of POCATELLO, the world premiere of a new play by Obie, Drama Desk and Lortel awards winner and 2014 MacArthur Foundation 'Genius' grantee Samuel D. Hunter (The Whale at PH, The Few, A Bright New Boise), is directed by Davis McCallum (The Whale at PH, The Few, London Wall, A Bright New Boise, Water by the Spoonful). The play is the third production of the theater company's 2014/2015 Season. The production will begin previews tonight, November 21 with an opening night set for Monday, December 15. The limited engagement will play through Sunday evening, January 4, 2015 at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Full House - Meet the Cast of A DELICATE BALANCE, Opening Tonight on Broadway!Full House - Meet the Cast of A DELICATE BALANCE, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Nov 20, 2014

Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance opens tonight, November 20, on Broadway. The production stars Glenn Close (returning to Broadway for the first time in twenty years), John Lithgow, Lindsay Duncan, Bob Balaban, Clare Higgins, and Martha Plimpton. The limited engagement of A Delicate Balance, directed by Pam MacKinnon, will run through Sunday, February 22, 2015 at the Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the cast! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Manhattan Theatre Club Honors Daniel Sullivan at Fall BenefitPhoto Coverage: Manhattan Theatre Club Honors Daniel Sullivan at Fall Benefit
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 11, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club just presented its Fall Benefitlast night, honoring longtime MTC collaborator, Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan. The evening featured appearances by some of Broadway's biggest names: Danny Burstein (The Snow Geese), Raul Esparza (The Homecoming), Boyd Gaines (The Columnist), Heather MacRae who appeared in the 1968 production of Hair which Sullivan served as assistant director,Frances McDormand (Good People), Cynthia Nixon (Rabbit Hole), friend and colleague Jack O'Brien, Mary-Louise Parker(Proof), and David Hyde Pierce (Accent on Youth). BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and you can check out photos below! (more...)

MTC Honors Daniel Sullivan at Tonight's Fall Benefit; David Hyde Pierce, Cynthia Nixon & More to AppearMTC Honors Daniel Sullivan at Tonight's Fall Benefit; David Hyde Pierce, Cynthia Nixon & More to Appear
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club presents its Fall Benefit, honoring longtime MTC collaborator, Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan. (more...)

Solve the Mystery! Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIMESolve the Mystery! Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME
by Meet the Cast - Nov 1, 2014

The National Theatre production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, the acclaimed new play by Simon Stephens, adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel, directed by Tony Award-winner Marianne Elliott, officially opened on Broadway on October 5 at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the full cast and watch interviews with the company below! (more...)

Madeline Kahn Biography, BEING THE MUSIC, Now Available!Madeline Kahn Biography, BEING THE MUSIC, Now Available!
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2015

Best known for her Oscar-nominated roles in the smash hits Paper Moon and Blazing Saddles, Madeline Kahn (1942-99) was one of the most popular comedians of her time - and one of the least understood. In private, she was as reserved and refined as her characters were bold and bawdy. Almost a Method actor in her approach, she took her work seriously, and when crewmembers and audiences laughed, she asked why - as if they were laughing at her - and all her life she remained unsure of her gifts. (more...)

Remembering The Grace and Talent of ARITA TRAHANRemembering The Grace and Talent of ARITA TRAHAN
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 19, 2015

Despite knowing that the time would come, I am still staggered by the news of Arita Trahan's passing last weekend. Although she had moved from Nashville some years back - living in Los Angeles and Philadelphia after leaving Tennessee - she always remained a member of our theater family, one of the leading lights among the scores of talented people who have called our city home over the years. (more...)

TOKIO CONFIDENTIAL Recording, Featuring Jill Paice & Telly Leung, Released TodayTOKIO CONFIDENTIAL Recording, Featuring Jill Paice & Telly Leung, Released Today
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

The recording of TOKIO CONFIDENTIAL, a new musical with words and music by Eric Schorr that had its Off-Broadway world premiere in 2012, will be released by Broadway Records and is now available for pre-order on the Broadway Records website at www.broadwayrecords.com/cds/tokio-confidential and select retailers. The album will be released on CD and digitally today, May 12, 2015. (more...)

Meet the Full Cast of Larry David's FISH IN THE DARK, Opening Tonight on Broadway!Meet the Full Cast of Larry David's FISH IN THE DARK, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 5, 2015

FISH IN THE DARK, the new comedy written by and starring Larry David, is running for an 18-week limited engagement through Sunday, June 7 at the Cort Theatre. Opening night is tonight, March 5. Scroll down to learn more about the company and watch highlights from the play! (more...)

Jesse Tyler Ferguson to Lead THE TEMPEST, Lily Rabe & Hamish Linklater Set for CYMBELINE This Summer at SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARKJesse Tyler Ferguson to Lead THE TEMPEST, Lily Rabe & Hamish Linklater Set for CYMBELINE This Summer at SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

The Public Theater announced additional casting today for the 2015 Free Shakespeare in the Park season, beginning Wednesday, May 27 at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. This summer will feature Shakespeare's late romances with THE TEMPEST, directed by Tony Award nominee Michael Greif, and CYMBELINE, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan. Jesse Tyler Ferguson will return to the Park this summer as Trinculo in THE TEMPEST, along with Hamish Linklater and Lily Rabe teaming up again with Daniel Sullivan on CYMBELINE to play Posthumus Leonatus/Cloten and Imogen, respectively. (more...)

Saint Sebastian Players to Conclude Season with THE SISTERS ROSENSWEIG, 4/24-5/17Saint Sebastian Players to Conclude Season with THE SISTERS ROSENSWEIG, 4/24-5/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

Concluding a season of comedy mixed with a little drama, the Saint Sebastian Players (SSP) present The Sisters Rosensweig by Wendy Wasserstein, running April 24-May 17, 2015 at St. Bonaventure, 1625 W. Diversey, Chicago. (more...)

Robert Klein, Martin Charnin, Scott Ellis and More to Celebrate Madeline Kahn at Drama Book Shop, 6/11Robert Klein, Martin Charnin, Scott Ellis and More to Celebrate Madeline Kahn at Drama Book Shop, 6/11
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2015

New York City's Drama Book Shop will host a panel discussion on the life & career of Madeline Kahn (1942-99), the Oscar-nominated, Emmy & Tony-winning actress, at 6pm on June 11, 2015. Star of such hit films as Blazing Saddles, Young Frankenstein, Paper Moon & Clue & Broadway shows On the Twentieth Century, The Sisters Rosensweig & Two by Two, Kahn is the subject of a new biography, MADELINE KAHN: Being the Music • A Life (University Press of Mississippi) by William V. Madison, who will moderate the panel. (more...)

InDepth InterView: William Finn Talks Encores! A NEW BRAIN, SPELLING BEE Reunion, ROYAL FAMILY Update & MoreInDepth InterView: William Finn Talks Encores! A NEW BRAIN, SPELLING BEE Reunion, ROYAL FAMILY Update & More
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 15, 2015

Today we are talking to a Tony Award-winning composer and lyricist celebrated for his uniquely designed mainstages musicals showcasing a fiercely idiosyncratic style and flair all his own, the one and only William Finn. Outlining the new version of A NEW BRAIN set to be presented later this month at City Center as part of the Encores! Off-Center series, Finn discusses his original intentions behind many moments in the show as well as shares his inspiration for many musical moments in the melodic and moving score, as well. Additionally, Finn shares fresh news of his long in developtment musical adaptation of George S. Kaufman & Edna Ferber's THE ROYAL FAMILY OF BROADWAY and provides preliminary details on the forthcoming revival of his groundbreaking Tony Award-winning musical FALSETTOS set to premiere later this season, as well. Plus, Finn imparts his enthusiasm for the upcoming 10th anniversary cast reunion of his popular musical THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE, touches upon his favorite songs to date and expresses his desire to revisit Depression-era musical ROMANCE IN HARD TIMES in the future, as well as reveals his personal favorite songs to date and much, much more. (more...)

Photo Flash: Robert Klein, Martin Charnin & More Celebrate Madeline Kahn at Drama Book ShopPhoto Flash: Robert Klein, Martin Charnin & More Celebrate Madeline Kahn at Drama Book Shop
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

New York City's Drama Book Shop hosted a panel discussion on the life & career of Madeline Kahn (1942-99), the Oscar-nominated, Emmy & Tony-winning actress on June 11, 2015. Star of such hit films as Blazing Saddles, Young Frankenstein, Paper Moon & Clue & Broadway shows On the Twentieth Century, The Sisters Rosensweig & Two by Two, Kahn is the subject of a new biography, MADELINE KAHN: Being the Music • A Life (University Press of Mississippi) by William V. Madison, moderated the panel. (more...)

Berkeley Rep Taps Frances McDormand & Kathleen Chalfant for Roles in 48th SeasonBerkeley Rep Taps Frances McDormand & Kathleen Chalfant for Roles in 48th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2015

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announces key casting for three highly anticipated productions of its 48th season. Tony and Academy Award winner Frances McDormand will star in Macbeth, actor Steven Epp will make his seventh Berkeley Rep appearance in Treasure Island, and award-winning actress Kathleen Chalfant will play the lead role in the West Coast premiere of For Peter Pan on her 70th birthday. The Theatre previously announced the casting of award-winning British actress Samantha Barks in the title role in the world premiere of Amélie, A New Musical, set to begin its run in August. (more...)

Jackie Hoffman Joins Cast of ON THE TOWN Broadway RevivalJackie Hoffman Joins Cast of ON THE TOWN Broadway Revival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

Producers Howard & Janet Kagan have announced that Jackie Hoffman will join the upcoming Broadway revival of ON THE TOWN as "Madame Dilly." Directed by John Rando (Tony Award for Urinetown) and choreographed by Joshua Bergasse (Emmy Award winner for 'Smash') ON THE TOWN is set to begin previews on Saturday, September 20, 2014 and officially opens on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at Broadway's Lyric Theatre (213 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036). Tickets for the new Broadway revival of ON THE TOWN are on sale now and available at Ticketmaster.com. (more...)

Comedian Robert Klein to Headline The Colonial Theatre, 8/1Comedian Robert Klein to Headline The Colonial Theatre, 8/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2015

Berkshire Theatre Group welcomes Tony and Grammy Award-nominated comedian, Robert Klein, with special guest Scott Blakeman, at The Colonial Theatre on Saturday, August 1 at 8pm. (more...)

Dorset Theatre Festival to Stage John Patrick Shanley's OUTSIDE MULLINGAR, 7/30-8/15Dorset Theatre Festival to Stage John Patrick Shanley's OUTSIDE MULLINGAR, 7/30-8/15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2015

Dorset Theatre Festival will stage John Patrick Shanley's Outside Mullingar, a Tony-award nominated romantic comedy from the Academy Award winning writer of Doubt and Moonstruck. The production will be directed by John Gould Rubin and will run from July 30th to August 15th. (more...)

Breaking News: THE TEMPEST with Sam Waterston & CYMBELINE Set for The Public's 2015 Shakespeare in the Park Season; Michael Greif, Daniel Sullivan to Direct!Breaking News: THE TEMPEST with Sam Waterston & CYMBELINE Set for The Public's 2015 Shakespeare in the Park Season; Michael Greif, Daniel Sullivan to Direct!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2015

The Public Theater announced the line-up today for the 2015 FREE Shakespeare in the Park season, continuing a 53-year tradition of free theater in Central Park. Since 1962, over five million people have enjoyed more than 150 free productions of Shakespeare and other classical works and musicals at the Delacorte Theater. Conceived by founder Joe Papp as a way to make great theater accessible to all, The Public's free Shakespeare in the Park continues to be the bedrock of the Company's mission to increase access and engage the community. This summer, free Shakespeare in the Park will feature Shakespeare's late romances with THE TEMPEST (May 27-July 5), directed by Tony Award nominee Michael Greif, and CYMBELINE (July 27-August 23), directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of THE TWENTY-SEVENTH MAN at The Old GlobePhoto Flash: Meet the Cast of THE TWENTY-SEVENTH MAN at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

The Old Globe welcomes Tony and Emmy Award winner Hal Linden ('Barney Miller,' The Rothschilds) to star in the West Coast Premiere of The Twenty-seventh Man by award-winning novelist Nathan Englander, directed by Globe Artistic Director Barry Edelstein. The cast also features Ron Orbach, Robert Dorfman, Eli Gelb, James Shanklin, andLowell Byers. The Twenty-seventh Man will run February 14 through March 15 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast below! (more...)

CLOSING THE GAP: THE MUSICALS OF LEVINSON AND WEINGARTEN to Honor Jackie Hoffman at Joe's PubCLOSING THE GAP: THE MUSICALS OF LEVINSON AND WEINGARTEN to Honor Jackie Hoffman at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

Closing the Gap - A Benefit Concert - A special One Night Only Concert featuring the songs of Dramatist Guild Fellows Dana Levinson and Stacey Weingarten. (more...)

Saint Sebastian Players to Present EMPEROR OF THE MOON, 2/19-3/15Saint Sebastian Players to Present EMPEROR OF THE MOON, 2/19-3/15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2015

For something historical yet appealing to today's audiences, thanks to the universal language of comedy, the Saint Sebastian Players (SSP) present Emperor of the Moon by Aphra Behn February 19-March 15, 2015. (more...)

THE TWENTY-SEVENTH MAN Extends Through March 22 at The Old GlobeTHE TWENTY-SEVENTH MAN Extends Through March 22 at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2015

The Old Globe's West Coast Premiere of The Twenty-seventh Man by award-winning novelist Nathan Englander, directed by Globe Artistic Director Barry Edelstein, will now play an extra week of performances -- through March 22 -- due to ticket demand for the originally announced run. Tony and Emmy Award winner Hal Linden ("Barney Miller," The Rothschilds) leads a cast of Broadway and Globe veterans including Ron Orbach, Robert Dorfman, Eli Gelb, James Shanklin, and Lowell Byers. The Twenty-seventh Man will run February 14 through March 22 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run February 14-18. Opening night is Thursday, February 19 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Hal Linden and More in THE TWENTY-SEVENTH MAN at The Old GlobePhoto Flash: First Look at Hal Linden and More in THE TWENTY-SEVENTH MAN at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2015

The Old Globe's West Coast Premiere of The Twenty-seventh Man by award-winning novelist Nathan Englander, directed by Globe Artistic Director Barry Edelstein, will now play an extra week of performances -- through March 22, 2015. Tony and Emmy Award winner Hal Linden ('Barney Miller,' The Rothschilds) leads a cast of Broadway and Globe veterans including Ron Orbach, Robert Dorfman, Eli Gelb, James Shanklin, and Lowell Byers. Opening night is tonight, February 19 at 8:00 p.m., and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Jarrod Emick, Matthew Hydzik, Charlotte d'Amboise & Tony Roberts Join Lyric Opera of Chicago's Starry CAROUSELJarrod Emick, Matthew Hydzik, Charlotte d'Amboise & Tony Roberts Join Lyric Opera of Chicago's Starry CAROUSEL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2015

Lyric Opera of Chicago announced casting for the remaining principal roles in its new production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel. Matthew Hydzik will portray Enoch Snow alongside Tony Award winner Jarrod Emick as Jigger Craigin, two-time Tony Award nominee Charlotte d'Amboise as Mrs. Mullin, and two-time Tony Award nominee Tony Roberts as the Starkeeper. Carousel will run April 10 to May 3 at the Civic Opera House (opening night April 11). (more...)

Tony Nominee Robert Klein Performs Tonight at NJPAC TonightTony Nominee Robert Klein Performs Tonight at NJPAC Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2014

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents Tony Award Nominee Robert Klein tonight, December 6, 2014 at 8:00 PM in the Victoria Theater. (more...)

NICE T*TS Opens At The Peoples Improv Theater, 10/30-12/04NICE T*TS Opens At The Peoples Improv Theater, 10/30-12/04
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2014

Nice T*ts, written and performed by Amy Marcs will premiere on the main stage at The Peoples Improv Theater on October 30th during Breast Cancer Awareness month. Peter Michael Marino directs. (more...)

Hal Linden to Lead The Old Globe's THE TWENTY-SEVENTH MAN; Cast & Creative Team Announced!Hal Linden to Lead The Old Globe's THE TWENTY-SEVENTH MAN; Cast & Creative Team Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2014

The Old Globe today announced Tony and Emmy Award winner Hal Linden ('Barney Miller,' The Rothschilds) will star in the West Coast Premiere of The Twenty-seventh Man by award-winning novelist Nathan Englander, directed by Globe Artistic Director Barry Edelstein. The cast also features Ron Orbach, Robert Dorfman, Eli Gelb, James Shanklin, and Lowell Byers. The Twenty-seventh Man will run February 14 through March 15 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run February 14-18. Opening night is Thursday, February 19 at 8:00 p.m. Single tickets go on sale Friday, January 16. 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...)

DBD Productions Brings HALFWAY, NEBRASKA to FringeNYC, Now thru 8/22DBD Productions Brings HALFWAY, NEBRASKA to FringeNYC, Now thru 8/22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2014

DBD PRODUCTIONS will present the world premiere of HALFWAY, NEBRASKA as part of the 18th Annual New York International Fringe Festival - FringeNYC, written by Briandaniel Oglesby (She Gets Naked in the End - Latinidad Award) and directed by Daniel R. Melnick. (more...)

Canadian Play SEXY LAUNDRY to Receive Regional Premiere at Park Square 9/12-28Canadian Play SEXY LAUNDRY to Receive Regional Premiere at Park Square 9/12-28
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2014

Park Square opens its season next month with Michele Riml's delightful comedy, SEXY LAUNDRY September 12-28 (with previews: September 5-11). A critically acclaimed playwright from Vancouver, British Columbia, Riml turns the rom com on its head and paints a moving and hilarious portrait of a marriage on the rocks. (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...)

DBD Productions to Bring HALFWAY, NEBRASKA to FringeNYC, 8/8-22DBD Productions to Bring HALFWAY, NEBRASKA to FringeNYC, 8/8-22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2014

DBD PRODUCTIONS will present the world premiere of HALFWAY, NEBRASKA as part of the 18th Annual New York International Fringe Festival - FringeNYC, written by Briandaniel Oglesby (She Gets Naked in the End - Latinidad Award) and directed by Daniel R. Melnick. (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...)

Saint Sebastian Players' 34th Season to Open with LOTTO FEVERSaint Sebastian Players' 34th Season to Open with LOTTO FEVER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

To open its 2014-15 season, the Saint Sebastian Players (SSP) present a world premiere that stays close to home, in terms of its author and its setting. (more...)

SUBMISSIONS ONLY's Kate Wetherhead to Star in THE HEIDI CHRONICLES at the Guthrie This FallSUBMISSIONS ONLY's Kate Wetherhead to Star in THE HEIDI CHRONICLES at the Guthrie This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

The Guthrie Theater today announced casting for the first production on the Wurtele Thrust Stage in the 2014-2015 season, Wendy Wasserstein's Pulitzer Prize-winning play The Heidi Chronicles. Under the direction of 2014 Tony Award nominee Leigh Silverman (Broadway's Violet, Chinglish, Well), The Heidi Chronicles will feature the talents of Kate Wetherhead, Ben Graney, Tracey Maloney and Zach Shaffer, as well as Sam Bardwell, Eleonore Dendy, Mo Perry and Stacia Rice. (more...)

TOKIO CONFIDENTIAL Recording, Featuring Jill Paice & Telly Leung, Set for Release Next MonthTOKIO CONFIDENTIAL Recording, Featuring Jill Paice & Telly Leung, Set for Release Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

The recording of TOKIO CONFIDENTIAL, a new musical with words and music by Eric Schorr that had its Off-Broadway world premiere in 2012, will be released by Broadway Records and is now available for pre-order on the Broadway Records website at http://www.broadwayrecords.com/cds/tokio-confidential and select retailers. The album will be released on CD and digitally on May 12, 2015. (more...)

Saint Sebastian Players' THE SISTERS ROSENSWEIG Begins 4/24Saint Sebastian Players' THE SISTERS ROSENSWEIG Begins 4/24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2015

Concluding a season of comedy mixed with a little drama, the Saint Sebastian Players (SSP) present The Sisters Rosensweig by Wendy Wasserstein, running April 24-May 17, 2015 at St. Bonaventure, 1625 W. Diversey, Chicago. (more...)

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