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Sutton & Engel Kick Up Heels in The Drowsy Chaperone in LA, Nov. 18-Dec. 24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2005

Sutton Foster and Georgia Engel will star in the Broadway-bound musical salute to the 20s, The Drowsy Chaperone, at LA's Ahmanson Theatre from November 18th through December 24th (more...)

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati Opens 2016-2017 Season with THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati opens its 2016-2017 with a show-stopping, regional premiere of The Legend of Georgia McBride, an edgy and feel-good comedy by award-winning playwright Matthew Lopez. A young Elvis impersonator just scraping by learns life can be a real "drag" when he discovers an unlikely path to prosperity in this music-filled comedy about finding your voice. With a handbag full of catty humor, sequins, and stilettos (of course!), The Legend of Georgia McBride promises to deliver a whole new level of sass and spirit. Playing September 6-25, 2016. Directed by D. Lynn Meyers. (more...)

Burstein, Wolpe, and More Join Cast of The Drowsy Chaperone
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2005

Danny Burstein, Lenny Wolpe, Beth Leavel and other performers complete the cast of the Broadway-bound The Drowsy Chaperone, opening at LA's Ahmanson Theatre on November 18th (more...)

Casting Complete for David Johnston¬'s CONEY at the New Ohio
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2012

Blue Coyote Theater Group has announced the cast for the World Premiere of CONEY, written by David Johnston and directed by Gary Shrader. CONEY begins performances on Saturday, October 27 for a limited engagement through Saturday, November 17. (more...)

Larry Blank, Phil Reno, and Glen Kelly Join The Drowsy Chaperone Team
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2005

The Drowsy Chaperone has added three members to its creative team - Larry Blank will do the orchestrations, Phil Reno will be the show's musical director, and Glen Kelly is on board for the dance arrangements. (more...)

CONEY at the New Ohio Cancels Show Tonight, 10/28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2012

Because of the MTA shutdown, tonight's performance (Sunday, October 28 at 7 PM) of David Johnston's CONEY at the New Ohio has been canceled. Performances for Monday, October 29 and Tuesday, October 30 are still scheduled to go on as planned. (more...)

Blue Coyote Theater Group Presents CONEY, Now thru 11/17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2012

Blue Coyote Theater Group has announced the World Premiere of CONEY, written by David Johnston and directed by Gary Shrader. (more...)

CONEY Cancels Tonight's Performance at New Ohio, 11/1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2012

Because of the ongoing power outages in Lower Manhattan, tonight's performance (Thursday, November 1 at 8 PM) of David Johnston's CONEY at the New Ohio has been canceled. (more...)

Barnes & Noble Partners with Amtrak and HarperCollins on New NOOK Offer to Celebrate Amtrak Train Days
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS), the nation's largest retail bookseller and the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announced an exciting new promotional partnership with Amtrak, HarperCollins and leading magazine publishers to provide free eBooks and eMagazines to Amtrak customers during Amtrak Train Days. Starting May 9 with the kick-off of Amtrak Train Days, and running through November, NOOK is providing an enhanced travel experience by leveraging expert booksellers to curate a collection of free eBooks and eMagazines for Amtrak passengers - perfect for enjoying while traveling by train. For more information, visit http://nookoffers.com/amtrak/. (more...)

LOMBARD, THE MARK OF A DOG'S FOOT and More Set for 2013 Northeast Indiana Playwright Festival, Now thru 6/2
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2013

Lombard by Michael B. Druxman will star Jessica Butler as Carole Lombard. Directed by Phillip H. Colglazier, the show is part of the 2013 Northeast Indiana Playwright Festival, running tonight, May 31 through June 2, 2013. (more...)

Horse Trade to Present Theater in Asylum's #CORIONLANUS World Premiere, 7/5-20
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2013

Horse Trade Theater Group and THEATER IN ASYLUM will present the World Premiere of #CORIOLANUS adapted and directed by Paul Bedard based on William Shakespeare's Coriolanus, July 5-20 at UNDER St. Marks (94 St. Marks Place). The production will feature choreography by Katie Palmer and an Original Score byRandall Benichak with Lighting Design by Dan Stearns (Incendiary Agents at The New Ohio), Costume Design by Dave Burrington (Sleep No More), Media Design by Kelly Colburn, and Dramaturgy by Samantha Keogh and Katie Palmer. The Production Stage Manager will be Amelia Lembeck. (more...)

Playwrights Theatre to Host Play Readings at Fairleigh Dickinson University
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

Playwrights Theatre has announced that is will host a plethora of new play reading events on the Campus of Fairleigh Dickinson University. All readings will begin promptly at 7:00pm. Admission is free; however, reservations are required and can be made online at www.ptnj.org (more...)

LOMBARD, THE MARK OF A DOG'S FOOT and More Set for 2013 Northeast Indiana Playwright Festival, 5/31-6/2
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2013

Lombard by Michael B. Druxman will star Jessica Butler as Carole Lombard. Directed by Phillip H. Colglazier, the show is part of the 2013 Northeast Indiana Playwright Festival, running May 31 through June 2, 2013. (more...)

Celebrate Women's History Month with New Jersey Women Playwrights Project Program!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2016

It's Women's History Month! Celebrate it by watching women write history! New Jersey Women Continue to Make History. (more...)

CATF Sets 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

The Contemporary American Theater Festival at Shepherd University has announced its 2016 line-up featuring five new American plays, including three world premieres. Theater Festival Producing Director Ed Herendeen has chosen scripts from Christina Anderson, Allison Gregory, Chisa Hutchinson, two-time OBIE-Award winner, Susan Miller, and Ronan Noone.  (more...)

Forward Flux Productions Announces Cast for Fall Shows
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2016

Forward Flux Productions has announced the cast for the West Coast premiere of The Wedding Gift by Chisa Hutchinson, and the world premiere of THE SUMMER HOUSE by Sarah Bernstein.  For the second year in a row, Forward Flux will present two new plays in the same theatre, allowing audiences to choose one, or see both in one night with show times at 7pm and 9pm.  Each play runs around 80mins and has no intermission (as it should be). (more...)

Summer Stages: BWW Top Picks for Summer Theater in West Virginia
by Johnna Leary - Jun 10, 2016

Opposite of many summer stock seasons offering Golden Age musicals and classic plays, theaters in West Virginia this summer will offer many new, thought-provoking premieres, modern twists on classic works of theater and contemporary musicals in some of the state's professional theaters. Listed below are four of the top picks for live theater shows this summer, but these are only a small offering of the many fantastic performances and live theater seasons occurring in West Virginia. (more...)

Horse Trade to Present Theater in Asylum's #CORIONLANUS World Premiere Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2013

Horse Trade Theater Group and THEATER IN ASYLUM will present the World Premiere of #CORIOLANUS adapted and directed by Paul Bedard based on William Shakespeare's Coriolanus, beginning tonight, July 5, and running through July 20 at UNDER St. Marks (94 St. Marks Place). The production will feature choreography by Katie Palmer and an Original Score byRandall Benichak with Lighting Design by Dan Stearns (Incendiary Agents at The New Ohio), Costume Design by Dave Burrington (Sleep No More), Media Design by Kelly Colburn, and Dramaturgy by Samantha Keogh and Katie Palmer. The Production Stage Manager will be Amelia Lembeck. (more...)

Photo Flash: Chisa Hutchinson Speaks as Part of Dramatists Guild Fund's Traveling Masters Program
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

As part of the Dramatists Guild Fund's Traveling Masters Program, Playwright Chisa Hutchinson (Dead and Breathing, Dirt Rich, She Like Girls, This Is Not the Play, Sex on Sunday) led writing workshops and a public Q&A at the Frank Center during the Contemporary American Theater Festival at Shepherd University. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

BWW Review: CATF THE WEDDING GIFT is Visually Stunning, but Difficult to Decipher
by Johnna Leary - Jul 21, 2016

At its basic essence, a play tells a story. But when the audience has difficulty understanding the story and the language, the message, no matter how poignant or powerful, is lost. The Wedding Gift, a world premiere play at the Contemporary American Theater Festival, is a visual feast for audience members, but due to the storytelling method, many audience members are unable to understand the imaginative story. (more...)

BWW Review: Lush, Untranslated, and Disorienting: THE WEDDING GIFT at CATF
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Jul 18, 2016

We watch as Doug takes stock of his situation, recognizes the failure of vision on the part of his captors, their inability to see him as a fellow-human, and recognizes what this means in terms of his power and his lack of power. It is a humbling lesson, but one he needs to learn to survive. (more...)

Playwright Chisa Hutchinson to Visit Shepherdstown as DGF Traveling Master
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

Playwright Chisa Hutchinson (Dead and Breathing, Dirt Rich, She Like Girls, This Is Not the Play, Sex on Sunday) leads writing workshops and a public Q&A as part of the Dramatists Guild Fund's Traveling Masters Program on July 27 at 4:00 PM at the Frank Center (260 University Drive Shepherdstown, WV 25443). (more...)

Civic Theatre Announces Winners of 4th Annual Northeast Indiana Playwright Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2013

The 4th Annual Playwright Festival will be held May 31 - June 2, 2013 at the Arts United Center and the Fort Wayne Museum of Art (adjacent at 303 & 311 E. Main Street, Fort Wayne, IN). The featured play will be Lombard by Michael B. Druxman, starring Jessica Butler as screen legend Carole Lombard. The featured play opens Friday, May 31 at 8pm and will also be performed during the festival on Sunday, June 2 at 2pm (with post-show discussion featuring playwright Michael B. Druxman). Lombard will run weekends through June 9. (more...)

Forward Flux Sets 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

'We are thrilled to bring another line up of the best new plays from emerging playwrights around the country to Seattle,' said Artistic Director Wesley Fruge. After ending 2015 with the hit production of Green Whales by Lia Romeo ('Top Ten of 2015' -David-Edward Hughes), the company will be presenting Romeo's newest play, Ends of the Earth as part of The Flux Salon series. Romeo says, 'Forward Flux does everything right. They present plays that are innovative but also audience-friendly, and they showcase new writers and under-represented voices.' (more...)

Playwrights Theatre's 2015 Reading Series to Present SOUNDINGS at The Barn Theatre, 1/12-25
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2014

Playwrights Theatre's roundtable reading series FORUM will present "Soundings" at Fairleigh Dickinson University, The Barn Theatre, 285 Madison Avenue, Madison. Readings will begin promptly at 7:00pm each evening, January 12 - January 25, 2015 (no reading on January 20, 2015). (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 9, 2015
by - Aug 9, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 9 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BroadwayWorld.com's On This Day - August 9, 2010
by - Aug 9, 2010

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 9 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

The Drowsy Chaperone Toasts '20s Shows in LA, Nov. 8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2005

The Drowsy Chaperone, a musical that kicks up its heels to the shows of the 20s, will open at LA's Ahmanson Theatre on November 8th (more...)

Blue Coyote Theater Group Presents CONEY, 10/27-11/17
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2012

Blue Coyote Theater Group has announced the World Premiere of CONEY, written by David Johnston and directed by Gary Shrader. (more...)

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati to Open 2016-17 Season with THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati opens its 2016-2017 with a show-stopping, regional premiere of The Legend of Georgia McBride, an edgy and feel-good comedy by award-winning playwright Matthew Lopez. (more...)

Forward Flux Presents Double Feature of THE WEDDING GIFT and THE SUMMER HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

Tickets are now available for Forward Flux's productions of The Wedding Gift by Chisa Hutchinson (West Coast premiere), and THE SUMMER HOUSE by Sarah Bernstein (World premiere), playing September 20th - October 8th at Gay City Arts (517 E Pike St, Seattle, WA 98122). For the second year in a row, Forward Flux will present two new plays in the same theatre, allowing audiences to choose one, or see both in one night with show times at 7pm and 9pm. Each play runs around 75mins with no intermission (as it should be). (more...)

Tickets Now on Sale for Forward Flux's Double Feature THE WEDDING GIFT and THE SUMMER HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

Tickets are now available for Forward Flux's productions of The Wedding Gift by Chisa Hutchinson (West Coast premiere), and THE SUMMER HOUSE by Sarah Bernstein (World premiere), playing September 20th - October 8th at Gay City Arts (517 E Pike St, Seattle, WA 98122).  For the second year in a row, Forward Flux will present two new plays in the same theatre, allowing audiences to choose one, or see both in one night with show times at 7pm and 9pm.  Each play runs around 75mins with no intermission (as it should be). (more...)

American Lyric Theater Presents THE LIVING LIBRETTO Tonight, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2012

American Lyric Theater (ALT) presents The Living Libretto, the final event in its 2011-2012 Freshly Brewed Artist Brunch Series at OPERA America. (more...)

American Lyric Theater to Present THE LIVING LIBRETTO, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2012

American Lyric Theater (ALT) presents The Living Libretto, the final event in its 2011-2012 Freshly Brewed Artist Brunch Series at OPERA America. (more...)

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