Evergreen Players Presents BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS Thru 11/6
by Michael Mulhern - Oct 26, 2011

Told through the eyes of Eugene, the Jerome family experiences the ups and downs of life in 1937. (more...)

THEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONG at the Reprise Closes 10/10
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2010

Stephanie J. Block, Broadway star of '9 to 5: The Musical,' 'Wicked,' 'The Pirate Queen,' and 'The Boy From Oz,' will star opposite Jason Alexander, Artistic Director of Reprise Theatre Company, in 'They're Playing Our Song,' the opening production of the company's 2010-2011 season, playing September 28 to October 10 (press opening September 29) at UCLA's Freud Playhouse. (more...)

Evergreen Players Presents BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS Thru 11/6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2011

Told through the eyes of Eugene, the Jerome family experiences the ups and downs of life in 1937. (more...)

Outhwaite & Umbers et al. Lead SWEET CHARITY in the West End; Opens May 5
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2010

Tamzin Outhwaite is joined by Mark Umbers in the West End transfer of the Tony Award-winning musical, Sweet Charity. Matthew White's production of Sweet Charity, which completed its sell-out run at the Menier Chocolate Factory last month, will open at the Theatre Royal Haymarket on 23 April 2010 with press night on 4 May and is currently booking until 8 January 2011. (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...)

Cape Playhouse to Open 90th Anniversary Season with LAST OF THE RED HOT LOVERS
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

The historic Cape Playhouse's 90th season kicks off with one of Neil Simon's most irresistible comedies, Last of the Red Hot Lovers, starring Jennifer Cody and Daniel Pearce. Directed by Tim Threlfall, this classic comedy plays June 7 through 18.  (more...)

Neil Simon on SWEET CHARITY: 'We played around with the ending a lot.'
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2010

In a recent interview with the Telegraph Online, Neil Simon revealed that, when writing the hit musical SWEET CHARITY, the ending changed several times before reaching the Broadway stage. (more...)

Photo Flash: Lainie Kazan, Michele Lee et al. at THE PERSIAN ROOM PRESENTS Book Signing
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2012

Patrons were treated to a classic trip down memory lane this week as four leading ladies of the legendary Persian Room New York came together for a book signing. Lainie Zazan, Michele Lee, Connie Stevens and Barbara Van Orden gathered at Barnes and Noble in California's The Grove to celebrate the release of Patty Farmer's new book "The Persian Room Presents." Anecdotes involving audience celebrity sightings included Barbara Streisand (by Stevens), Milton Berle (by Van Orden), Jack Jones and his thighs (by Lee) and a mob king who struck her while performing (by Kazan). See photos of the leading ladies at the event below! (more...)

Musical Comedy 'The Great American Trailer Park Musical' Opens at Stage Coach Theatre on 5/27
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2016

'The Great American Trailer Park Musical'. A musical comedy. Music and lyrics by David Nehls. Book by Betsy Kelso. Directed by: Kelliey Black Chavez (more...)

Leddy Center's THE STAR SPANGLED GIRL Will Open on 3/11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2016

Spring is nearly here and so is Leddy's latest production! Neil Simon's 'The Star Spangled Girl' will open our 42nd Season on Friday, March 11, with performances on Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30pm and Sundays and one Wednesday, March 16, at 2pm!!  (more...)

Rebecca Blackstone, Adam Levy, et al. Join Danny DeVito and Richard Griffiths in THE SUNSHINE BOYS; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2012

Joining Danny DeVito and Richard Griffiths as the ageing vaudevillian team Willie Clark and Al Lewis in Neil Simon's award-winning comedy The Sunshine Boys are Rebecca Blackstone (Miss MacKintosh), Nick Blakeley (Eddie), Peter Cadden (Voice of TV Director), Johnnie Fiori (Registered Nurse), Adam Levy (Ben Silverman) and William Maxwell (Patient). (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...)

Commonwealth Theatre Co. at NKU Sets Summer Dinner Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2016

Commonwealth Theatre Company at Northern Kentucky University is proud to announce our 2016 Summer Dinner Theatre season. Performances begin in June 2016 (more...)

Photo Flash:Cortland Rep's RUMOURS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2011

Cortland Repertory Theatre starts their celebratory 40th Anniversary 'Ruby Jubilee' season at the Little York Pavilion with 'Rumors', a hysterical farce penned by America's Master of Comedy, Neil Simon. Simon is best known for his cannon of wildly successful comedies, and is the only playwright in history to have four shows running on Broadway at the same time: 'The Odd Couple', 'Barefoot in the Park', 'The Star Spangled Girl' and the musical 'Sweet Charity'. He has been nominated 17 times for the Tony Award, has won 3, and also won the Pulitzer Prize for his semi-autobiographical comedy/drama 'Lost in Yonkers'. 'Rumors' is the only true farce that he has added to his extensive body of work. (more...)

Independent Drama Society Presents THE GOOD DOCTOR at the Factory Theatre, 7/15 - 7/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2011

From July 15-23, the Independent Drama Society will celebrate the end of its three-year tenure with THE GOOD DOCTOR, directed by Marketing Director Christine Toohey. This Neil Simon comedy, inspired by the short stories of Anton Chekhov, will be the final production of this young company. (more...)

CRT Kicks off 40th Anniversary Season with Rumors June 8-18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2011

Cortland Repertory Theatre starts their celebratory 40th Anniversary "Ruby Jubilee" season at the Little York Pavilion with "Rumors", a hysterical farce penned by America's Master of Comedy, Neil Simon. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in South Carolina - Week of 6/28/2015
by BWW - Jun 28, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/28/2015 for South Carolina (more...)

CRT Kicks off 40th Anniversary Season with Rumors June 8-18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2011

Cortland Repertory Theatre starts their celebratory 40th Anniversary "Ruby Jubilee" season at the Little York Pavilion with "Rumors", a hysterical farce penned by America's Master of Comedy, Neil Simon. (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...)

CRT Kicks off 40th Anniversary Season with Rumors June 8-18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2011

Cortland Repertory Theatre starts their celebratory 40th Anniversary "Ruby Jubilee" season at the Little York Pavilion with "Rumors", a hysterical farce penned by America's Master of Comedy, Neil Simon. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in South Carolina - Week of 7/05/2015
by BWW - Jul 5, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/05/2015 for South Carolina (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 7/4/14 - A Star-Spangled, Spectacular Broadway Weekend!
by Jessica Showers - Jul 4, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: It's the Fourth of July (yay!) and PBS's A CAPITOL FOURTH and NBC's MACY'S FOURTH OF JULY FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR round up some of the hottest talent from Broadway and the music scene tonight, THEATER TALK remembers 1776's Peter Stone, and Center Stage's digital project MY AMERICA launches on Fandor! (more...)

San Francisco Playhouse Adds PROMISES, PROMISES to 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

San Francisco Playhouse has finalized their 12th season with the announcement of their holiday show, a revival of the 1968 Broadway hit Promises, Promises. (more...)

Independent Drama Society Presents THE GOOD DOCTOR at the Factory Theatre, 7/15 - 7/23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2011

From July 15-23, the Independent Drama Society will celebrate the end of its three-year tenure with THE GOOD DOCTOR, directed by Marketing Director Christine Toohey. This Neil Simon comedy, inspired by the short stories of Anton Chekhov, will be the final production of this young company. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in South Carolina - Week of 7/12/2015
by BWW - Jul 12, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/12/2015 for South Carolina (more...)

Jason Alexander to Direct BROADWAY BOUND at the Odyssey, 8/2-9/21
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

Heartwarming, poignant -- and hilarious. Odyssey Theatre Ensemble presents a revival of Neil Simon's semi-autobiographical dramatic comedy, Broadway Bound, directed by Jason Alexander (Seinfeld), who created the role of 'Stanley' in the original Broadway production. The 8-week run at the Odyssey Theatre is set to open Aug. 2. (more...)

Danny DeVito and Richard Griffiths to Star in 12 Week West End Run of THE SUNSHINE BOYS
by BWW - Jan 30, 2012

Just announced is official word that Thea Sharrock is set to direct Danny DeVito and Richard Griffiths as the ageing vaudevillian team Willie Clark and Al Lewis in Neil Simon's award-wining comedy, The Sunshine Boys. Previewing from 27 April with press night on 17 May, The Sunshine Boys is booking at the Savoy Theatre for a strictly limited run until 28 July 2012. The Sunshine Boys has designs by Hildegard Bechtler with lighting by Neil Austin and sound by Ian Dickinson for Autograph. Further casting will be announced shortly. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Sioux Falls - Week of 1/27/2013
by BWW - Jan 27, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/27/2013 for Sioux Falls (more...)

Judy Kaye To Star In LOST IN YONKERS At The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2010

Old Globe Executive Producer Lou Spisto today announced the complete cast and creative team for Neil Simon's Lost in Yonkers, the inaugural production of the Globe's Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE STAR-SPANGLED GIRL at Mad Cat
by Roger Martin - Jan 16, 2015

Digging Up Simon (more...)

Two River Theater Company Presents BAREFOOT IN THE PARK, Opens 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2010

Two River Theater Co. will present Neil Simon's Tony nominated romantic comedy: BAREFOOT IN THE PARK, directed by Two River Founder and Executive Producer, Robert M. Rechnitz. Barefoot in the Park begins previews on Tuesday, February 9, opens Saturday, February 13, and runs through Sunday, February 28. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Sioux Falls - Week of 2/03/2013
by BWW - Feb 3, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/03/2013 for Sioux Falls (more...)

Leddy Center to Open 42nd Season with THE STAR SPANGLED GIRL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

Director Elaine Gatchell has chosen one of Neil Simon's funniest shows to open their 42nd Season at Leddy Center in Epping. THE STAR SPANGLED GIRL is the story of a love triangle, mixed with politics. (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...)

BAREFOOT IN THE PARK Closes Feb. 28 at TRTC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2010

Two River Theater Co. will present Neil Simon's Tony nominated romantic comedy: BAREFOOT IN THE PARK, directed by Two River Founder and Executive Producer, Robert M. Rechnitz. Barefoot in the Park runs through Sunday, February 28. (more...)

Neil Simon's THE STAR SPANGLED GIRL to Open Leddy Center's 42nd Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

Director Elaine Gatchell has chosen one of Neil Simon's funniest shows to open their 42nd Season at Leddy Center in Epping. (more...)

Mad Cat Theatre Company to Present THE STAR-SPANGLED GIRL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2014

Mad Cat Theatre Company unleashes its 15th season with the politically charged romantic comedy The Star-Spangled Girl by Neil Simon. An unlikely fit at first glance, this 1966 piece depicts a country polarized after the hangover of the hippie generation's summer of love. Now, re-examined by Mad Cat, the play will be deconstructed to take place in 2066, with temperatures rising and political tensions mounting; the action underscored by narration and live music. (more...)

Little Theatre of Fall River Presents THE STAR SPANGLED GIRL 8/19-29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2010

Andy and Norman are two earnest young men using their apartment as a publishing office for a 'protest' magazine in San Francisco. Sophie, an Olympic swimmer and all-American girl, moves into another apartment on the same floor. (more...)

Stephanie J. Block & Jason Alexander to Star in THEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONG for Reprise
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2010

Stephanie J. Block, Broadway star of '9 to 5: The Musical,' 'Wicked,' 'The Pirate Queen,' and 'The Boy From Oz,' will star opposite Jason Alexander, Artistic Director of Reprise Theatre Company, in 'They're Playing Our Song,' the opening production of the company's 2010-2011 season, playing September 28 to October 10 (press opening September 29) at UCLA's Freud Playhouse. (more...)

Jason Alexander Directs BROADWAY BOUND at the Odyssey, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2014

Heartwarming, poignant -- and hilarious. Odyssey Theatre Ensemble presents a revival of Neil Simon's semi-autobiographical dramatic comedy, Broadway Bound, directed by Jason Alexander (Seinfeld), who created the role of 'Stanley' in the original Broadway production. The 8-week run at the Odyssey Theatre is set to open tonight, Aug. 2. (more...)

Little Theatre of Fall River Presents THE STAR SPANGLED GIRL 8/19-29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2010

Andy and Norman are two earnest young men using their apartment as a publishing office for a 'protest' magazine in San Francisco. Sophie, an Olympic swimmer and all-American girl, moves into another apartment on the same floor. (more...)

Little Theatre of Fall River Presents THE STAR SPANGLED GIRL 8/19-29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2010

Andy and Norman are two earnest young men using their apartment as a publishing office for a 'protest' magazine in San Francisco. Sophie, an Olympic swimmer and all-American girl, moves into another apartment on the same floor. (more...)

Karen Ziemba, David Bishins & More Lead Old Globe's Neil Simon Plays
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2010

Executive Producer Lou Spisto today announced the cast and creative team for Neil Simon's Brighton Beach Memoirs and Broadway Bound. Performed in repertory, Simon's semi-autobiographical plays follow the life of Eugene Morris Jerome from the foibles of youth in late-1930s Brooklyn to a career as a comedy writer for radio. (more...)

Marin Center to Welcome Deana Martin, 5/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2015

MARIN CENTER PRESENTS welcomes audiences to a first time in Marin and a special Mother's Day champagne brunch at Embassy Suites followed by a concert at Marin Veteran's Auditorium by the mellifluous American singer, Deana Martin, daughter of iconic entertainer Dean Martin. (more...)

Outhwaite & Umbers et al. Lead SWEET CHARITY in the West End; Opens May 5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2010

Tamzin Outhwaite is joined by Mark Umbers in the West End transfer of the Tony Award-winning musical, Sweet Charity. Matthew White's production of Sweet Charity, which completed its sell-out run at the Menier Chocolate Factory last month, will open at the Theatre Royal Haymarket on 23 April 2010 with press night on 4 May and is currently booking until 8 January 2011. (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...)

Outhwaite & Umbers et al. Lead SWEET CHARITY in the West End; Opens May 5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2010

Tamzin Outhwaite is joined by Mark Umbers in the West End transfer of the Tony Award-winning musical, Sweet Charity. Matthew White's production of Sweet Charity, which completed its sell-out run at the Menier Chocolate Factory last month, will open at the Theatre Royal Haymarket on 23 April 2010 with press night on 4 May and is currently booking until 8 January 2011. (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...)

Photo Flash: Danny DeVito and Richard Griffiths in Rehearsal for SUNSHINE BOYS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2012

Thea Sharrock's production of The Sunshine Boys begins previews at the Savoy Theatre from 27 April with press night on 17 May. The Sunshine Boys, which is booking for a strictly limited run until 28 July 2012, is designed by Hildegard Bechtler with lighting by Neil Austin, music by Adrian Johnston and sound by Ian Dickinson for Autograph. Joining Danny DeVito and Richard Griffiths as the ageing vaudevillian team Willie Clark and Al Lewis in Neil Simon's award-winning comedy The Sunshine Boys are Rebecca Blackstone (Miss Mackintosh), Nick Blakeley (Eddie), Peter Cadden (Voice of TV Director), Johnnie Fiori (Registered Nurse), Adam Levy (Ben Silverman) and William Maxwell (Patient). Check out photos of the duo in rehearsal below! (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...)

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