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Milwaukee Chamber Theatre's THE DETECTIVE'S WIFE Opens Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2013

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (MCT) continues its 2013-2014 theatre season with the Milwaukee premiere of THE DETECTIVE'S WIFE by Keith Huff, September 18 - October 13, 2013. In addition to numerous plays, Keith Huff has written for the television series "House of Cards" and "Mad Men." This one-woman show features Milwaukee favorite Mary MacDonald Kerr who was last seen at MCT in THE SWEETEST SWING IN BASEBALL. The show is also a production collaboration with the UW-Milwaukee Theatre Department. UWM professor Jim Tasse will direct and the production team members are UWM faculty and students. THE DETECTIVE'S WIFE performs in the Broadway Theatre Center's Studio Theatre in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward. (more...)

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre Opens 2013-14 Season with THE DETECTIVE'S WIFE, Now thru 10/13
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2013

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (MCT) continues its 2013-2014 theatre season with the Milwaukee premiere of THE DETECTIVE'S WIFE by Keith Huff, today, September 18 - October 13, 2013. (more...)

A Red Orchid Theatre Welcomes New Ensemble Members
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2013

A Red Orchid Theatre (AROT) welcomes award-winning actor Kamal Angelo Bolden, director and long-time AROT artistic associate Shade Murray, and lighting designer Mike Durst into its storied Ensemble. Bolden, Murray and Durst are the most recent additions to the A Red Orchid Theatre Ensemble, which includes Lance Baker, Dado, Jennifer Engstrom, Kirsten Fitzgerald, Joseph Fosco, Steve Haggard, Mierka Girten, Larry Grimm, Karen Kawa, Karen Kessler, Danny McCarthy, Brett Neveu, Michael Shannon, Guy Van Swearingen, Doug Vickers, Natalie West and Craig Wright. (more...)

The Theatre Group at SBCC Presents GROUND, 4/23-510
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2014

The Theatre Group at SBCC presents a touching new play, GROUND by Lisa Dillman, as the final offering in the 2013-2014 SeasonFor its final offering in the 2013/2014 season, The Theatre Group at SBCC will present the West Coast Premiere of the new play GROUND by Lisa Dillman, directed by R. Michael Gros, in the Jurkowitz Theatre, April 23-May 10, 2014. (more...)

Tony Winner Steve Kazee Joins Cast of Showtime's SHAMELESS in 'Major' Recurring Role
by TV News Desk - May 28, 2014

Tony Award winner Steve Kazee has joined the cast of Showtime's hit dramedy series in what is described as a 'major recurring role.' (more...)

John Guare Makes Off-Broadway Debut in THREE KINDS OF EXILE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2013

Atlantic Theater Company welcomes Olivier and two time Tony Award winning playwright John Guare, who will make his Off Broadway acting debut in the world premiere production of his new play 3 KINDS OF EXILE, directed by Atlantic artistic director Neil Pepe, featuring Atlantic ensemble members Peter Maloney and David Pittu and guest artists Alison Cimmet, Jeffrey Kuhn, Jacquelyn Landgraf, Martin Moran, Kate Rigg, Omar Sangare and Timothy Splain. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Jenny Powers and Rob McClure to Star in The Muny's MARY POPPINS!
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2013

The Muny announced principal casting for the sixth show of its fantastic 95th Season, Disney and Cameron Mackinstosh's Mary Poppins the Musical, directed by Gary Griffin and choreographed by Alex Sanchez. Mary Poppins the Musical is sponsored by Ameren. (more...)

Alan Alda Receives 2013 Common Wealth Award for Dramatic Arts
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2013

Four renowned achievers will be honored for their lifetime accomplishments with the 34th Annual Common Wealth Awards of Distinguished Service. The awards recognize individuals who have enriched modern society in a range of human endeavors. The 2013 Common Wealth Award winners are: Alan Alda, celebrated actor, director and screenwriter, for Dramatic Arts; David McCullough, preeminent author and historian, for Literature; Jane Pauley, leading broadcast journalist, Today Show contributor and author, for Mass Communications; Martin Sheen, film legend, social activist and humanitarian, for Public Service. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jeffrey Finn Receives Whitehead Award!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2013

Jeffrey Finn, Tony Award nominated Broadway producer, was just presented The Commercial Theater Institute's Robert Whitehead Award for 'outstanding achievement in commercial theatre producing' at a reception at Sardi's Restaurant yesterday, March 6. Check out photos from the ceremony below! (more...)

Martin Sheen Joins Warren Beatty's Howard Hughes Film
by Movies News Desk - Mar 6, 2014

Deadline reports that Martin Sheen has joined the cast of Warren Beatty's upcoming Howard Hughes movie, in which Beatty also stars as Hughes. (more...)

Alley Theatre to Present A FEW GOOD MEN, 3/1-24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2013

Bringing together an outstanding, large cast with a world-class artistic team, Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd directs Aaron Sorkin's A Few Good Men. This epic production brings this captivating military courtroom drama to life. A Few Good Men runs March 1 through March 24, 2013, on the Hubbard Stage. (more...)

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre to Stage JEEVES IN BLOOM, 4/11-28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2013

P.G. Wodehouse's beloved comic characters will once again come to life on the Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (MCT) stage this spring in JEEVES IN BLOOM, April 11-28, 2013. This quick-witted British comedy is written by Illinois playwright Margaret Raether, who brought us our successful 2010 production of JEEVES INTERVENES. Reprising their roles from JEEVES INTERVENES are Matt Daniels as Jeeves and director Tami Workentin. JEEVES IN BLOOM performs in the Broadway Theatre Center's Cabot Theatre in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Jacksonville - Week of 3/02/2014
by BWW - Mar 2, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/02/2014 for Jacksonville (more...)

A Red Orchid Theatre to Present MUD BLUE SKY, 4/9-5/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

A Red Orchid Theatre presents the Chicago Premiere of Mud Blue Sky written by Marisa Wegrzyn and directed by Ensemble Member Shade Murray. The production will feature AROT Ensemble Members Natalie West, Mierka Girten and Kirsten Fitzgerald, and will run April 9 - May 25, 2014 at A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N. Wells. Press Opening is Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. (more...)

Alley Theatre Presents A FEW GOOD MEN, Now thru 3/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2013

Bringing together an outstanding, large cast with a world-class artistic team, Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd directs Aaron Sorkin's A Few Good Men. This epic production brings this captivating military courtroom drama to life. A Few Good Men runs tonight, March 1 through March 24, 2013, on the Hubbard Stage. (more...)

Dustin Hoffman, Judi Dench to Co-star in Film Adaptation of Roald Dahl's ESIOTROT
by Movies News Desk - Jun 7, 2013

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James Black and Elizabeth Bunch to Star in AGATHA CHRISTIE'S THE HOLLOW at Alley Theatre; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2013

Beginning in July 2013, the Alley Theatre will produce Agatha Christie's The Hollow during its popular ExxonMobil Summer Chills series. Under the direction of Gregory Boyd, the Alley's resident company of actors will bring to life the colorful cast of characters in Agatha Christie's The Hollow. (more...)

THE LAST FIVE YEARS, THE ADDAMS FAMILY & More Set for Evening Star Productions' 2014-15 Season
by Carol Kassie - Jun 3, 2014

Evening Star Productions' debut season concluded in May with a sold out run of Nevermore, Matt Conner's haunting musical based on the works of Edgar Allan Poe. Their second season promises to offer audiences another entertaining and eclectic year of theatre. (more...)

Cast Announced for Cole Theatre's Inaugural Production, ECSTASY, Running 8/28-9/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2014

Mike Leigh connoisseur Shade Murray, who directed the Jeff Award-winning Abigail's Party for A Red Orchid in 2010, will direct Cole Theatre's inaugural production, Mike Leigh's Ecstasy. The production will star Boyd Harris, Maura Kidwell, Layne Manzer, Lauren Pizzi, Michaela Petro and Joel Reitsma. (more...)

Stephen Berger, Larry Cahn, Dee Roscioli, Donna Vivino and More to Star in THE GIG at NYMF, 7/15-21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

The Gig, a musical by Douglas J. Cohen (No Way to Treat a Lady, The Big Time), based on the 1985 film by Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize Winner Frank D. Gilroy (The Subject Was Roses), is a selection of the 2014 New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF), making its New York City debut at the PTC Performance Space, July 15 - July 21. (more...)

Martin Sheen to Star in Netflix Original Series
by TV News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Martin Sheen is heading to Netflix. He will be starring in an upcoming original Netflix series alongside Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin. In the 13 episode series, Sheen will be playing Fonda's husband. (more...)

James Black and Elizabeth Bunch to Star in AGATHA CHRISTIE'S THE HOLLOW at Alley Theatre; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2013

Beginning in July 2013, the Alley Theatre will produce Agatha Christie's The Hollow during its popular ExxonMobil Summer Chills series. Under the direction of Gregory Boyd, the Alley's resident company of actors will bring to life the colorful cast of characters in Agatha Christie's The Hollow. (more...)

Steve Kazee Returns to 54 Below, Now thru July 13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2013

Steve Kazee - the 2012 Tony Award winner for his performance as Guy in Once - is returning to 54 Below this month, back by popular demand after a sold-out debut engagement in May. He will be joined in this series of concerts by his band, The Shiny Liars, comprised of singer songwriter Lora-Faye Whelan, his former Once co-star and Tony nominee Elizabeth A. Davis, plus musicians Jordan Richard and Anthony Taddeo. (more...)

YANKEE WIVES Opens August 29 at Hudson Guild Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2013

Group Theatre Too's new production, Yankee Wives, opens August 29th at the Hudson Guild Theater. The company, celebrating its ten-year anniversary, is pleased to announce its third and latest collaboration with playwright David Rimmer (Pulitzer finalist for Album, author of New York). (more...)

Bobby Cannavale and Dustin Hoffman Sign On For Jon Favreau's CHEF
by Movies News Desk - Jul 15, 2013

ComingSoon.net reports that Bobby Cannavale and Dustin Hoffman have joined Jon Favreau's comedy CHEF, directed, written and starring Favreau alongside Sofia Vergara, Scarlett Johansson, John Leguizamo and Robert Downey, Jr., for Open Road Films and Aldamisa Entertainment. (more...)

Tony Winner Steve Kazee to Charm The Cabaret at the Columbia Club, 8/23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

Tony and Grammy Award winner, Steve Kazee brings his guitar and southern charm to Indianapolis for an intimate evening of original alt-country songs as well as songs he originated in the Tony Award winning musical, Once. The concert is set for August 23 at 7PM and 9:30PM. (more...)

Steve Kazee to Return to 54 Below July 8-13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2013

Steve Kazee - the 2012 Tony Award winner for his performance as Guy in Once - is returning to 54 Below this July, back by popular demand after a sold-out debut engagement in May. He will be joined in this series of concerts by his band, The Shiny Liars, comprised of singer songwriter Lora-Faye Whelan, his former Once co-star and Tony nominee Elizabeth A. Davis, plus musicians Jordan Richard and Anthony Taddeo. (more...)

Washington National Opera Presents East Coast Premiere of MOBY DICK, 2/22-3/8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2014

Washington National Opera (WNO) continues its 2013-2014 season with the east coast premiere of the new American opera Moby-Dick, February 22 to March 8 in the Kennedy Center Opera House. Written by composer Jake Heggie and featuring an English- language libretto by Gene Scheer based on Herman Melville's 19th-century literary classic, Moby-Dick sweeps audiences straight out to the high seas with its massive nautical sets and dazzling multimedia visual effects, in what is perhaps the most technically challenging opera WNO has ever mounted. Renowned American director Leonard Foglia leads a talented all- American cast in performances conducted by Evan Rogister, a dynamic young American maestro making his WNO debut. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dayton - Week of 1/05/2014
by BWW - Jan 5, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/05/2014 for Dayton (more...)

Colony Theatre to Present SEX AND EDUCATION, 2/12-3/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2014

The Colony Theatre will present Stephanie Zimbalist starring in SEX AND EDUCATION, written by Lissa Levin and directed by Andrew Barnicle. SEX AND EDUCATION will preview on Wednesday, February 12; Thursday, February 13; and Friday, February 14 at 8:00pm and will open on Saturday, February 15 at 8:00pm and continue through Sunday, March 16 at the Colony Theatre, 555 N. Third Street (at Cypress) adjacent to the Burbank Town Center Mall. (more...)

The Cleveland POPS Orchestra with Carl Topilow Pays Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch with a Special Concert, 2/21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

The Cleveland POPS Orchestra with Carl Topilow pays tribute to the musical genius of Marvin Hamlisch in a special concert at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, February 21st in Severance Hall. The concert will feature three of the performers who worked with Hamlisch and knew him well. Broadway legends Donna McKechnie, Jodi Benson, Doug LaBrecque, along with POPS conductor Topilow, will share behind-the-scenes experiences and personal conversations they had with Marvin. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dayton - Week of 1/19/2014
by BWW - Jan 19, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/19/2014 for Dayton (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dayton - Week of 1/12/2014
by BWW - Jan 12, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/12/2014 for Dayton (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Jacksonville - Week of 2/23/2014
by BWW - Feb 23, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/23/2014 for Jacksonville (more...)

Washington National Opera Presents East Coast Premiere of MOBY DICK, Now thru 3/8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2014

Washington National Opera (WNO) continues its 2013-2014 season with the east coast premiere of the new American opera Moby-Dick, today, February 22 to March 8 in the Kennedy Center Opera House. (more...)

Cleveland POPS Orchestra with Carl Topilow Pays Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch with a Special Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

The Cleveland POPS Orchestra with Carl Topilow pays tribute to the musical genius of Marvin Hamlisch in a special concert at 8:00 p.m. tonight, February 21st in Severance Hall. The concert will feature three of the performers who worked with Hamlisch and knew him well. Broadway legends Donna McKechnie, Jodi Benson, Doug LaBrecque, along with POPS conductor Topilow, will share behind-the-scenes experiences and personal conversations they had with Marvin. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Jacksonville - Week of 2/16/2014
by BWW - Feb 16, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/16/2014 for Jacksonville (more...)

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre to Open 2013-14 Season with THE DETECTIVE'S WIFE, 9/18-10/13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2013

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (MCT) continues its 2013-2014 theatre season with the Milwaukee premiere of THE DETECTIVE'S WIFE by Keith Huff, September 18 - October 13, 2013. In addition to numerous plays, Keith Huff has written for the television series 'House of Cards' and 'Mad Men.' This one-woman show features Milwaukee favorite Mary MacDonald Kerr who was last seen at MCT in THE SWEETEST SWING IN BASEBALL. The show is also a production collaboration with the UW-Milwaukee Theatre Department. UWM professor Jim Tasse will direct and the production team members are UWM faculty and students. THE DETECTIVE'S WIFE performs in the Broadway Theatre Center's Studio Theatre in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward. (more...)

DUELING DIVAS (...AND A DANDY!) Cabaret Plays Gloucester Stage, Now thru 9/1
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2013

Gloucester Stage presents a limited engagement of the Dueling Divas (...and a Dandy!) Cabaret from tonight, August 28 through Sunday, September 1 in the air-conditioned comfort of Gloucester Stage Company at 267 East Main St., Gloucester, MA. (more...)

DUELING DIVAS (...AND A DANDY!) Cabaret to Play Gloucester Stage, 8/28-9/1
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2013

Gloucester Stage presents a limited engagement of the Dueling Divas (...and a Dandy!) Cabaret from Wednesday, August 28 through Sunday, September 1 in the air-conditioned comfort of Gloucester Stage Company at 267 East Main St., Gloucester, MA. (more...)

Dustin Hoffman, Judi Dench Set for Adaptation of Roald Dahl's ESIO TROT
by TV News Desk - Aug 23, 2013

Deadline reports that Academy Award winner Dustin Hoffman will team with Dane Judi Dench in an upcoming 90-minute adaptation of Roald Dahl's ESIO TROT for the BBC. (more...)

Group Theatre Too to Present YANKEE WIVES at Hudson Guild Theater, 8/29-9/15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2013

'Yankee Wives,' written and directed by David Rimmer (Pulitzer finalist for 'Album,' author of 'New York') is a sexy, irreverent comedy which looks behind the scenes at six women thrown together because their husbands happen to play for the same Major League Baseball team. The play imagines the personalities behind their public, camera-ready smiles, revealing the nerve-wracking and often comic side of being married to 'big babies with big egos' who rely on them for indispensable support. Ultimately, the play portrays how these women are transformed into a team-within-a-team, collectively enduring by tradition and necessity their husbands' pressures, frailities, superstitions, disappointments and philanderings. Group Theatre Too will present the play's New York premiere August 29 to September 15 at Hudson Guild Theater, 441 West 26th Street. (more...)

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre to Stage JEEVES IN BLOOM, 4/11-28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2013

P.G. Wodehouse's beloved comic characters will once again come to life on the Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (MCT) stage this spring in JEEVES IN BLOOM, April 11-28, 2013. This quick-witted British comedy is written by Illinois playwright Margaret Raether, who brought us our successful 2010 production of JEEVES INTERVENES. Reprising their roles from JEEVES INTERVENES are Matt Daniels as Jeeves and director Tami Workentin. JEEVES IN BLOOM performs in the Broadway Theatre Center's Cabot Theatre in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward. (more...)

The Theatre Group at SBCC Presents GROUND, Now thru 5/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

The Theatre Group at SBCC presents a touching new play, GROUND by Lisa Dillman, as the final offering in the 2013-2014 SeasonFor its final offering in the 2013/2014 season, The Theatre Group at SBCC will present the West Coast Premiere of the new play GROUND by Lisa Dillman, directed by R. Michael Gros, in the Jurkowitz Theatre, today, April 23-May 10, 2014. (more...)

Tony Award Winner Steve Kazee Will Play 54 Below for Two Shows in May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2013

Steve Kazee - the 2012 Tony Award winner for his performance as Guy in Once - will make his 54 Below debut with two shows on Friday, May 10 and Saturday, May 11 at 8:00pm. The concerts will be Kazee's first chance to showcase his original songs for audiences alongside his band The Shiny Liars. Written in an alt-country vein and reflecting his southern upbringing, Kazee's inspirations are artists such as Damien Jurado, Night Beds, Wilco and others, a few of which Kazee will cover at the show. The concert is a tune up to recording his debut album this summer with plans for an early fall release. (more...)

John Guare to Make Off-Broadway Debut in THREE KINDS OF EXILE; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2013

Atlantic Theater Company has announced that Olivier and two time Tony Award winning playwright John Guare will make his Off Broadway acting debut in the world premiere production of his new play 3 KINDS OF EXILE, directed by Atlantic artistic director Neil Pepe, featuring Atlantic ensemble members Peter Maloney and David Pittu and guest artists Alison Cimmet, Jeffrey Kuhn, Jacquelyn Landgraf, Martin Moran, Kate Rigg, Omar Sangare and Timothy Splain. (more...)

John Montgomery Theatre's CIRCLE Kicks Off 7-City Tour in NYC Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2013

John Montgomery Theatre Company (JMTC) & Dutch Girl Productions presents a new two-actor production of acclaimed New York playwright Suzanne Bachner's award-winning hit Off Broadway play, CIRCLE, in its 7-City, 6-Festival Summer Tour, starring award-winning performers, Christel Bartelse & Bob Brader. Suzanne, Christel & Bob will debut this exciting new production with NYC previews and six fantastic international Festivals, May 15-August 25, 2013. (more...)

John Montgomery Theatre's CIRCLE to Kick Off 7-City Tour in NYC, 4/14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2013

John Montgomery Theatre Company (JMTC) & Dutch Girl Productions presents a new two-actor production of acclaimed New York playwright Suzanne Bachner's award-winning hit Off Broadway play, CIRCLE, in its 7-City, 6-Festival Summer Tour, starring award-winning performers, Christel Bartelse & Bob Brader. Suzanne, Christel & Bob will debut this exciting new production with NYC previews and six fantastic international Festivals, May 15-August 25, 2013. (more...)

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre Stages JEEVES IN BLOOM, Now thru 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2013

P.G. Wodehouse's beloved comic characters will once again come to life on the Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (MCT) stage this spring in JEEVES IN BLOOM, tonight, April 11-28, 2013. (more...)

The Theatre Group at SBCC Presents GROUND, 4/23-510
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

The Theatre Group at SBCC presents a touching new play, GROUND by Lisa Dillman, as the final offering in the 2013-2014 SeasonFor its final offering in the 2013/2014 season, The Theatre Group at SBCC will present the West Coast Premiere of the new play GROUND by Lisa Dillman, directed by R. Michael Gros, in the Jurkowitz Theatre, April 23-May 10, 2014. (more...)

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