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Imperioli Co-Directs Volpe's Play Late Fragment, Oct. 1-22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2005

Emmy Award-winner Michael Imperioli will co-direct Francine Volpe's play Late Fragment at Studio Dante, October 1st through 22nd (more...)

BWW Interview: Brian J. Smith Answers the Call of THE GLASS MENAGERIE
by Naomi Serviss - Sep 16, 2013

Smith portrays The Gentleman Caller in a stunning new production, that is a new take on this heart-breaking story of a desperate family weaned on impossible dreams. (more...)

A Conversation with Writer/Composer: Rupert Holmes
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Oct 17, 2012

Ted Sod, Education Dramaturg, interviewed Rupert Holmes to talk to him about his work on The Mystery of Edwin Drood. (more...)

A Conversation with Actor: Stephanie J. Block
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Oct 17, 2012

Ted Sod, Education Dramaturg, interviewed Stephanie J Block tabout her work on The Mystery of Edwin Drood. (more...)

UMass Professor Mwalim Receives Grant to Explore Arts & Civic Engagement with 'Stone Soup Project'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2012

Internationally recognized performing artist and writer, and UMass Dartmouth professor, Mwalim (Morgan James Peters), received funding from the Healy Fund, Osborne Foundation and New England Foundation for the Arts Native Arts Program to pursue the current phase of his Stone Soup project. Using the Federal Theater project of the 1930's as a model, Mwalim is working in cooperation with the Leduc Center for Civic Engagement at UMass Dartmouth and New African Company in Boston to develop community and regionally based theater productions that engage the community as artists and audiences. (more...)

BWW Review: EXIT, PURSUED BY A BEAR in New England Premiere
by Nancy Grossman - Oct 12, 2013

Theatre on Fire opens its ninth season at the Charlestown Working Theater with Lauren Gunderson's "revenge comedy" that attacks the serious issue of spousal abuse from a feminist perspective. It's dark, it's funny, and absolutely on point. (more...)

THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD Cast Recording Gets 1/29 Release
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2012

DRG Records will release the new 2012 Broadway cast recording of Roundabout Theatre Company's (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) critically acclaimed Broadway production of Rupert Holmes' Tony Award® winning musical comedy THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD. (more...)

Win Tickets for Avenue Q in Baltimore!
by James Howard - Nov 13, 2007

Contest is over! Thanks to the nearly 400 of you who entered! Look for a new contest after the new year! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Virago's SONIA FLEW Finely Crafted, Must-See Theatre
by Linda Hodges - May 22, 2013

Virago Theatre Company steps boldly and passionately into heart-wrenching territory with its production of 'Sonia Flew,'....one of the most finely crafted dramatic productions of recent note. (more...)

Patti Wicks Returns To Metropolitan Room 4/7 - 11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2009

The incomparable jazz pianist and vocalist Patti Wicks, who began her career in New York in the early 70s playing such clubs as Bradley's, The Half Note, Ted Hooks Backstage, Jimmy Westons, The Living Room and The Apartment, continues her steady New York reemergence from the shadows in an exclusive five-show engagement at The Metropolitan Room, 34 West 22nd Street, from April 7 to 11. In a new act ?Songs of Love and April,? Wicks shows why she c an lay claim to being one of the most arresting jazz soloists playing today. According to Bruce Crowther of Jazz Journal International, ?This is jazz piano playing of the very highest order.? Her smoky vocals ? by turns craggy and lyrical -- have been called haunting, blissful, fascinating, sensuous and captivating. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - CBS's 48 HOURS Investigates a Murder Mystery Tonight
by TV News Desk - Mar 29, 2013

Maureen Maher and the 48 HOURS team investigate the murders of the wife and two young sons of a bodyguard for a well-known televangelist in an updated edition of "The Writing on the Wall," to be broadcast tonight, March 30, 2013 (10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Get a sneak peek at tonight's episode below! (more...)

New Season of GUY'S GROCERY GAMES Among Food Network's May 2014 Highlights
by TV News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

Guy Fieri heats up Food Network's primetime lineup with the season two premiere of Guy's Grocery Games on Sunday, May 11th at 8pm, as four talented chefs compete in cooking challenges inspired by obstacles that home shoppers face in the supermarket aisles every day. (more...)

Mario Cantone, Jeni Verdon Lead Vassar & NY Stage & Film Workshops
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2011

Vassar & New York Stage and Film announce complete casting for its two Inside Look play workshops to be offered this season at Powerhouse Theater: Margaret and Craig by David Solomon, directed by Sheryl Kaller (July 1-3) and Handball by Seth Zvi Rosenfeld, directed by Cándido Tirado (July 15-17). (more...)

Hal Linden, Christina Pickles Lead ON GOLDEN POND At Colony Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2011

The Colony Theatre is thrilled to present the second production of its 37th season of shows - its first ever with six productions instead of five! Hal Linden & Christina Pickles will star in the classic, ON GOLDEN POND, written by Ernest Thompson and directed by Cameron Watson (Trying, Grace and Glorie). (more...)

Mario Cantone, Jeni Verdon Lead Vassar & NY Stage & Film Workshops
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2011

Vassar & New York Stage and Film announce complete casting for its two Inside Look play workshops to be offered this season at Powerhouse Theater: Margaret and Craig by David Solomon, directed by Sheryl Kaller (July 1-3) and Handball by Seth Zvi Rosenfeld, directed by Cándido Tirado (July 15-17). (more...)

Adam Wade Set for NAT 'KING' COLE REMEMBERED at Stage 72 Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2013

Today, June 23, 2013 at 3pm The Just A Piano Concert Series presents one of the greatest performers of all time in tribute to one of the greatest performers of all time, the legendary Adam Wade in Nat 'King' Cole Remembered, featuring Musical Director & Arranger Frank Owens on piano. (more...)

Adam Wade Set for NAT 'KING' COLE REMEMBERED at Stage 72, 6/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2013

On Sunday, June 23, 2013 at 3pm The Just A Piano Concert Series presents one of the greatest performers of all time in tribute to one of the greatest performers of all time, the legendary Adam Wade in Nat 'King' Cole Remembered, featuring Musical Director & Arranger Frank Owens on piano. (more...)

Broadway's Rising Stars: Their Time
by Michael Dale - Jul 30, 2007

22 young performers, hand-picked by Scott and Barbara Siegel, merrily roll along through an impressive and enjoyable evening of showtunes (more...)

Hal Linden, Christina Pickles Lead ON GOLDEN POND At Colony Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2011

The Colony Theatre is thrilled to present the second production of its 37th season of shows - its first ever with six productions instead of five! Hal Linden & Christina Pickles will star in the classic, ON GOLDEN POND, written by Ernest Thompson and directed by Cameron Watson (Trying, Grace and Glorie). (more...)

Hal Linden, Christina Pickles Lead ON GOLDEN POND At Colony Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2011

The Colony Theatre is thrilled to present the second production of its 37th season of shows - its first ever with six productions instead of five! Hal Linden & Christina Pickles will star in the classic, ON GOLDEN POND, written by Ernest Thompson and directed by Cameron Watson (Trying, Grace and Glorie). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway's Rising Stars
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jul 25, 2007

Presented as part of The Town Hall's first-ever Summer Broadway Festival, 'Broadway's Rising Stars,' was performed on Monday, July 23, at 8pm. (more...)

BWW Review: Prize Catch: NORTH SHORE FISH at Gloucester Stage Company
by Nancy Grossman - Jul 24, 2013

Nearly thirty years after its world premiere at Gloucester Stage Company, Israel Horovitz's Pulitzer Prize-nominated play NORTH SHORE FISH presents a stark take on the local fish industry and remains relevant. Director Robert Walsh and the fine ensemble cast of seven women and two men inhabit the working class townies who struggle to perpetuate a dying way of life, the only life they've ever known, in this riveting production. (more...)

Redtwist Theatre to Present ALL-AMERICAN as Part of Off-Night Series, 8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2013

Scott Weinstein, recent director of the acclaimed play SHE KILLS MONSTERS, tackles the game of football in Redtwist's tiny space as a part of the theatre's new off-night series called MORE RED. ALL-AMERICAN asks the question, 'Can the daughter of an ex-NFL player become the next star quarterback?' (more...)

'Beautiful' Play, with Rubin-Vega, Starts Off-Bway July 17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2006

The New Group will present the final production of its 2005-2006 mainstage season, Everythings Turning Into Beautiful, from Monday, July 17 - Saturday , September 2 at The New Group at Theatre Row (more...)

Book Banned by Mubarak Predicted Egyptian Revolution
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2011

As Egypt smoulders and the country's president grows more unpopular by the minute, a book his regime banned in 2008, 'Inside Egypt: The Land of the Pharaohs on the Brink of the Revolution,' offers unparalleled insight into the unfolding drama in the Arab world's most populous country. (more...)

Michael Imperioli to Direct Julianna Margulies in New Off-Bway Play
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2005

Emmy Award winner Michael Imperioli and his wife Victoria Imperioli will present LATE FRAGMENT, a new play by Francine Volpe, beginning performances February 9th at the Studio Dante (257 West 29th Street). (more...)

Review - New Jerusalem: A Spoonful of Borscht (Belt) Helps the Medicine Go Down
by Michael Dale - Jan 15, 2008

Unless the painters have been around the past few days, a bit of graffiti on the Classic Stage Company's men's room wall reads, 'Good Theatre + Great Coffee + Clean Bathroom = CSC.'  While the lobby's Everyman Espresso Café and (I would assume) some eager young intern are keeping the latter two parts of that equation accurate, director Walter Bobbie's premiere production of David Ives' New Jerusalem is indeed providing some good theatre. (more...)

Erin Davie to Replace Betsy Wolfe as 'Rosa Bud' in Roundabout's THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2013

Roundabout Theatre Company has just announced that Erin Davie will join the critically acclaimed new Broadway production of Rupert Holmes' Tony Award winning musical comedy The Mystery of Edwin Drood. Betsy Wolfe continues as "Rosa Bud" through February 10th and Erin Davie will assume the role beginning February 12th, 2013. (more...)

BWW Blog: Tory Ross of KINKY BOOTS - The Making of a Price and Son Shoe: Part Deux
by Guest Blogger: Tory Ross - Feb 28, 2013

Hello BroadwayWorld Blog readers! Today I shall continue with my four-part series: The Making of a Price and Son Shoe. Before I continue however, I wanted to inform you that after reading the first instalment of this missive, the ladies interviewed, having seen in print exactly how they felt about each other had some choice words for each other. It was wonderful to watch, especially since British curse words are so fabulous. Try to bollocks five times fast! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Mother Courage Conquers at Arena Stage; Kathleen Turner Shines Among a Stellar Company
by Jeffrey Walker - Feb 12, 2014

A masterpiece of 20th Century theatre thunders back to life in a must see production. Kathleen Turner triumphs as Courage and Molly Smith's staging is solid in every way. (more...)

DOUBT's John Patrick Shanley Denounces Pope In Essay
by Pat Cerasaro - Feb 12, 2013

DOUBT and MOONSTRUCK writer John Patrick Shanley has taken to the pages of the New York Times in an essay eviscerating the current pope, Benedict XVI, who, just yesterday, announced a sudden and almost unprecedented plan (600 years was the last time) to resign and step down from his position at the end of the month (during Lent, the holiest time of the year for Christians, no less). (more...)

DROOD's Rupert Holmes, Jim Norton and Jessie Mueller Set for THE LEONARD LOPATE SHOW Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2012

Creator Rupert Holmes and stars Jim Norton & Jessie Mueller of Roundabout Theatre Company's The Mystery of Edwin Drood, will be interview live on WNYC's "The Leonard Lopate Show" tomorrow, December 7 from 12:35PM - 1:00PM. The show airs on 93.9 FM and AM 820. (more...)

THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD's Will Chase and Rupert Holmes Set for Theater Talk Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2012

Creator Rupert Holmes and star Will Chase of Roundabout Theatre Company's The Mystery of Edwin Drood will be interviewed on "Theater Talk" beginning tonight, December 28 at 1am (early Saturday morning) on Thirteen/PBS (channel 13). Additional air times are December 29 at 8:30PM, December 30 at 12:30PM, and December 31 at 7:30AM, 1:30PM and 7:30PM. Starting January 3, the interview can also be viewed online at www.cuny.tv/show/theatertalk. (more...)

DROOD's Will Chase and Stephanie J. Block Set for NY1's On Stage This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2012

Stars Stephanie J. Block and Will Chase of Roundabout Theatre Company's The Mystery of Edwin Drood will be interviewed on NY1's "On Stage" this weekend. Air times on channel 1 include Saturday, December 29 at 9:30am and 7:30pm; Sunday, December 30 at 9:30am and 7:30pm; and Monday, December 31 (Tuesday AM) at 12:30am. (more...)

BroadwayWorld's End of Year CD Roundup - Your Last Chance for Stocking Stuffers!
by Naomi Plume - Dec 20, 2007

Happy Holidays Everyone! Well ... here it is ... our BIGGEST CD coverage EVER and just in time for some last minute 'stocking-stuffer' inspiration ... even though a few of these are better used as coal, if you know what I mean. (more...)

Redtwist Theatre Presents ALL-AMERICAN as Part of Off-Night Series Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2013

Scott Weinstein, recent director of the acclaimed play SHE KILLS MONSTERS, tackles the game of football in Redtwist's tiny space as a part of the theatre's new off-night series called MORE RED. ALL-AMERICAN asks the question, 'Can the daughter of an ex-NFL player become the next star quarterback?' (more...)

Why Buying Fine Jewelry Online Is Here To Stay
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Look back 10 years and recollect how you shopped. Think grocery, shoes, clothes, electronics and it invariably involved working your way through aisles and shelves in a brick-and-mortar store. Today the web has transformed us: how we shop and connect with our world. (more...)

BWW:UK Discusses: The Future Of British Theatre Education?
by Gary Naylor - Aug 15, 2011

Gary Naylor reflects on the seismic shifts underway in British (well, English and Scottish) education and what it means for theatre. (more...)

BWW Reviews: British Music Hall Humor Comes Alive with FlynnArts' DROOD
by Erin McIntyre - Aug 1, 2014

FlynnArts Summer Youth Theater opened THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD on Thursday, July 31 at Burlington's FlynnSpace at the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Patti Wicks Returns To Metropolitan Room 4/7 - 11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2009

The incomparable jazz pianist and vocalist Patti Wicks, who began her career in New York in the early 70s playing such clubs as Bradley's, The Half Note, Ted Hooks Backstage, Jimmy Westons, The Living Room and The Apartment, continues her steady New York reemergence from the shadows in an exclusive five-show engagement at The Metropolitan Room, 34 West 22nd Street, from April 7 to 11. In a new act ?Songs of Love and April,? Wicks shows why she c an lay claim to being one of the most arresting jazz soloists playing today. According to Bruce Crowther of Jazz Journal International, ?This is jazz piano playing of the very highest order.? Her smoky vocals ? by turns craggy and lyrical -- have been called haunting, blissful, fascinating, sensuous and captivating. (more...)

Tim Daly of ABC's 'EYES' to Star in New Play at Michael Imperioli's Studio Dante
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2005

Henry Flamethrowa, a new play by John Belluso, begins performances May 11th at Studio Dante. (more...)

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