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Repercussion Theatre to Present TWELFTH NIGHT, 7/2-26Repercussion Theatre to Present TWELFTH NIGHT, 7/2-26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

Repercussion Theatre, under the new artistic directorship of Amanda Kellock, presents Twelfth Night (or What You Will) from July 2 to 26, 2015 in various Montreal and surrounding area parks including a new Montreal location at the Canadian Centre for Architecture. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of RUTHLESS!Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of RUTHLESS!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

Rehearsals began June 2nd for the all-new production of RUTHLESS! The Musical. Broadway lovers (and haters) rejoice, because the funniest and bloodiest musical about what it takes to make a child a star is returning to Off-Broadway! RUTHLESS! is set to begin performances June 25th at St. Luke's Theatre in the heart of the Theater District, with the official Opening Night on Monday, July 13th. Book and lyrics are by Joel Paley and music byMarvin Laird. Joel Paley also directed the original production of RUTHLESS! as well as productions in L.A., South Beach and the record-breaking concert event starring Bernadette Peters. He will once again serve as director of the new production, with Marvin Laird on board as musical supervisor as well. (more...)

'RICHARD HERD'S JOURNEY' Opens in July at MRG Fine Art Gallery'RICHARD HERD'S JOURNEY' Opens in July at MRG Fine Art Gallery
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

There is a long list of Hollywood personalities, such as Frank Sinatra, Carol Channing, Tommy Tune, Carol Burnett, Tony Curtis, Phyllis Diller, Dwayne Hickman, Tony Bennett, etc., that have found their artistic talents extended to the canvas. One of the industry's most celebrated is actor, Richard Herd. Perhaps best known for his film roles in 'The China Syndrome,' 'All The Presidents Men,' or on television in 'T.J. Hooker,' 'Seinfeld,' 'Star Trek: Voyager,' and most recenly, 'Betty White's Off Their Rockers,' Mr. Herd now shares is love of art in RICHARD HERD's JOURNEY: A Retrospective of his Paintings (more...)

Christopher Stetson Boal's PIMM'S MISSION to Premiere at 59E59 TheatersChristopher Stetson Boal's PIMM'S MISSION to Premiere at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

59E59 Theaters welcomes Oberon Theatre Ensemble with PIMM'S MISSION, written by Christopher Stetson Boal and directed by Terrence O'Brien. PIMM'S MISSION begins performances on Thursday, July 30 for a limited engagement through Sunday, August 16.  Press opening is Tuesday, August 4 at 7:30 PM.  The performance schedule is Tuesday - Thursday at 7:30 PM; Friday at 8:30 PM; Saturday at 2:30 PM & 8:30 PM; and Sunday at 3:30 PM. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). Tickets are $25 ($17.50 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200 or go to www.59e59.org.  (more...)

Shakespeare in the Streets to Present TWELFTH NIGHT, 9/17-19Shakespeare in the Streets to Present TWELFTH NIGHT, 9/17-19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

An artful adaptation of William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, will be featured in the fourth annual, wildly popular, Shakespeare in the Streets, it was announced today by Rick Dildine, Artistic and Executive Director for Shakespeare Festival St. Louis.  The event is scheduled Thursday through Saturday, Sept. 17-19, on N. 14th Street in the Old North neighborhood.  (more...)

Christine Ebersole, Jeremy Jordan, Lorna Luft & More Coming to 54 Below in Coming WeeksChristine Ebersole, Jeremy Jordan, Lorna Luft & More Coming to 54 Below in Coming Weeks
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

This July and August, 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visit www.54Below.com. (more...)

Judy Blazer Joins A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER TonightJudy Blazer Joins A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

Judy Blazer joins the cast of the Tony Award winning Best Musical, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, in the role of 'Miss Shingle' tonight, June 30. (more...)

BWW Reviews: TWELFTH NIGHT, St Paul's Church, Covent Garden, June 29 2015BWW Reviews: TWELFTH NIGHT, St Paul's Church, Covent Garden, June 29 2015
by Gary Naylor - Jun 30, 2015

Gary Naylor sees another Shakespearean treat from Iris Theatre in an oasis of calm in the very heart of bustling London. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Iris Theatre's TWELFTH NIGHT at Covent GardenPhoto Flash: First Look at Iris Theatre's TWELFTH NIGHT at Covent Garden
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

Acclaimed Iris Theatre returns for a seventh year of its celebrated summer season in the gardens of St Paul's Church, Covent Garden with a promemade version of William Shakespeare's Twelfth NightTwelfth Night, directed by Vik Sivalingham, opens the 2015 season, playing from now through Friday 24 July. The show opens tonight, 29 June, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at ion theatre's SEA OF SOULS Off-BroadwayPhoto Flash: First Look at ion theatre's SEA OF SOULS Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

ion theatre company presents the world premiere of a haunting new play, Sea of Souls, written and directed by artistic directors Glenn Paris and Claudio Raygoza, as its first Off-Broadway production at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater located at 416 W. 42nd Street in New York City playing now through Saturday July 11. The show opened last night, Sunday, June 28. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Patti LuPone, Fran Drescher Meet the Cast of Off-Broadway's RUTHLESS!Photo Flash: Patti LuPone, Fran Drescher Meet the Cast of Off-Broadway's RUTHLESS!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

RUTHLESS! THE MUSICAL entertained the crowd on Fran Drescher's New York Harbor cruise to kick off Gay Pride Week last Sunday, June 21st. A benefit for Cancer Schmancer, the floating party was held aboard the Hornblower Hybrid. Patti LuPone joined the festivities immediately following her matinee of SHOWS FOR DAYS along with other celebrity guests including Thomas Roberts, Patti Stanger, Jill Zarin, Peter Marc Jacobson, and Ann Hampton Callaway. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 6/29/2015 - Jimmy Awards, SHOWS FOR DAYS and More!WAKE UP with BWW 6/29/2015 - Jimmy Awards, SHOWS FOR DAYS and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jun 29, 2015

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: Patti LuPone returns to the stage in SHOWS FOR DAYS, high school stars step into the spotlight and more! (more...)

BWW Interviews: Rebecca Taichman's Ever-Evolving Relationship with TWELFTH NIGHTBWW Interviews: Rebecca Taichman's Ever-Evolving Relationship with TWELFTH NIGHT
by Ellen Dostal - Jun 28, 2015

When the subject is Shakespeare's bittersweet comedy Twelfth Night, the metaphors and analogies come easily to director Rebecca Taichman, who uses words like 'epic,' 'complex,' 'Mozartian' and 'perfect.' 'It's truly bottomless,' she says. 'I thought I knew everything about the play, and I just keep unpeeling layers.' (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Rutina Wesley and More in TWELFTH NIGHT at The Old GlobePhoto Flash: First Look at Rutina Wesley and More in TWELFTH NIGHT at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2015

The Old Globe presents William Shakespeare's delightful and romantic Twelfth Night. Rebecca Taichman, whose production of the time-traveling Time and the Conways fascinated audiences last April, is back to direct the first show of the 2015 Summer Shakespeare Festival. The Old Globe engagement began performances on June 21 and runs through July 26, 2015, with opening night set for tomorrow, June 27 at 8:00 p.m., in the Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

NY State Assemblymember Jo Anne Simon to Speak at Smith Street's HENRY IV Opening, 7/2NY State Assemblymember Jo Anne Simon to Speak at Smith Street's HENRY IV Opening, 7/2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2015

New York State Assemblymember Jo Anne Simon, of Brooklyn's District 52, will speak at the opening night of celebrated theatre company Smith Street Stage's upcoming production of Henry IV, Part One and Part Two in Brooklyn's Carroll Park.  The event will take place on July 2nd at 6:30pm. Admission is free. No tickets are required. (more...)

The Malachites to Present TWELFTH NIGHT in JulyThe Malachites to Present TWELFTH NIGHT in July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2015

The Malachites will present Twelfth Night at The Geffrye Museum,136 Kingsland Road, LONDON E2 8EA 2nd - 4th July 2015 @ 7.30PM. www.themalachites.co.uk. (more...)

Paul Rudd to Receive Star on Hollywood Walk of FamePaul Rudd to Receive Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
by TV News Desk - Jun 24, 2015

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that actor Paul Rudd will be honored with the 2,554th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 (more...)

TADA! Youth Theater's PRINCESS PHOOEY to Run 7/10-8/1TADA! Youth Theater's PRINCESS PHOOEY to Run 7/10-8/1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2015

The Drama Desk Award-Winning TADA! Youth Theater will present PRINCESS PHOOEY, an original Off-Broadway musical in its first revival, performed by the talented kids from TADA!'s Resident Youth Ensemble, for kids of all ages. With book and lyrics by LISA DIANA SHAPIRO and music by Drama Desk Nominee ERIC ROCKWELL, PRINCESS PHOOEY opens on July 10th and runs through August 1st at TADA!  15 West 28th Street (2nd floor). (more...)

Harlem Summer Shakespeare to Stage SHAKESPEARE'S PRIMARY, 7/24-8/23Harlem Summer Shakespeare to Stage SHAKESPEARE'S PRIMARY, 7/24-8/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

HARLEM SUMMER SHAKESPEARE, now in its 11th Season, is pleased to announce the world premiere production of SHAKESPEARE'S PRIMARY, written and directed by Alexa Kelly, at The Indoor Theatre, Riverbank State Park, 679 Riverside Drive (at 145th Street). Performances are FREE and begin Friday, July24 , 8 pm.and continue through Sunday, August 23.   (more...)

MEASURE FOR MEASURE to Kick Off 2015 Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival This WeekendMEASURE FOR MEASURE to Kick Off 2015 Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2015

This 19th season of one of our region's most popular outdoor theatrical events features the Kingsmen Shakespeare Company's first performance of Measure for Measure and a return of Richard III. Festival grounds open at 5:30 p.m. for pre-show picnicking and entertainment. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE SHAKESPEAREAN JAZZ SHOW is ElectrifyingBWW Reviews: THE SHAKESPEAREAN JAZZ SHOW is Electrifying
by David Clarke - Jun 22, 2015

Summer in New York City is always a great time to brush up on your Shakespeare. It seems there is always some novel way to (re)experience the works of William Shakespeare. Fitting into this idea, Alex Ates and Patrick Greeley's THE SHAKESPEAREAN JAZZ SHOW is a triumphant tour de force that pristinely blends Shakespeare's poetry with a catchy New Orleans jazz beat. (more...)

Samantha Barks, Adam Chanler-Berat & More Will Star in World Premiere of AMELIE at Berkeley RepSamantha Barks, Adam Chanler-Berat & More Will Star in World Premiere of AMELIE at Berkeley Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

Berkeley Repertory Theatre has announced that award-winning British actress Samantha Barks will star in the world premiere of AMELIE, A NEW MUSICAL directed by Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?). (more...)

GHOST THE MUSICAL to Make Regional Premiere at the Barn Theatre School, 6/30GHOST THE MUSICAL to Make Regional Premiere at the Barn Theatre School, 6/30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

The Regional Premiere of GHOST THE MUSICAL opens at the Barn Theatre School June 30! (more...)

The Old Globe Sets Cast, Creative Team for BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERYThe Old Globe Sets Cast, Creative Team for BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2015

The complete cast and creative team have been announced for the West Coast Premiere of Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery, a new work by one of America's great comic playwrights, familiar to millions for Lend Me a Tenor and Crazy for You. Baskerville is directed by Josh Rhodes, who previously choreographed the Globe's productions of Bright Star and Working, as well as Broadway's It Shoulda Been You, First Date, and Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella. The Old Globe engagement will begin performances on July 24, with opening night on Thursday, July 30 at 8:00 p.m., in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Although originally scheduled to run through August 23, Baskerville has been extended by popular demand through August 30, 2015! (more...)

Jeffrey Bean to Star in Alley Theatre's THE FOREIGNER; Cast & Creatives Announced!Jeffrey Bean to Star in Alley Theatre's THE FOREIGNER; Cast & Creatives Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2015

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announced the cast and creative team for The Foreigner, the last play in the "Alley Theatre @ UH" season. Alley Resident Company member Jeffrey Bean returns to one of his signature roles as Charlie Baker. (more...)

LES Shakespeare Company's ROMEO & JULIET Begins 7/23 at Under St. Marks TheaterLES Shakespeare Company's ROMEO & JULIET Begins 7/23 at Under St. Marks Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2015

LES Shakespeare Company presents ROMEO & JULIET in a new interpretation re-imagined with original compositions and choreography at Under St. Marks Theater (94 St. Marks Place) from Thursday July 23rdthrough Saturday July 25th. Artistic director Melody Erfani directs a cast that includes Adriana Bohmier, Kevin Bunge, Edlyn Griffin, Byron Hagan, Sean Hinckle, Ariel Lauryn, J. P. Makowski, Mike Maloneyand Sarah Miles. (more...)

OSF Receives 'Shakespeare in American Communities' GrantOSF Receives 'Shakespeare in American Communities' Grant
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2015

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) is one of 40 nonprofit, professional theatre companies chosen to participate in the 2015-16 Shakespeare in American Communities program. OSF will receive a $25,000 grant award from Arts Midwest, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, in support of efforts to expose underserved students and teachers to the works of William Shakespeare. (more...)

Atlantic for Kids' 2015-16 Season to Feature World Premiere MusicalsAtlantic for Kids' 2015-16 Season to Feature World Premiere Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

Atlantic Theater Company has announced its 2015-2016 Atlantic for Kids season including the world premiere musicals The Velveteen Rabbit and The Pirate La Dee Da. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Stars of RUTHLESS! THE MUSICAL Off-BroadwayPhoto Flash: Meet the Stars of RUTHLESS! THE MUSICAL Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

Broadway lovers (and haters) rejoice, because the funniest and bloodiest musical about what it takes to make a child a star is returning to Off-Broadway. RUTHLESS! is set to begin performances June 25th at St. Luke's Theatre in the heart of the Theater District, with the official Opening Night on Monday, July 13th. Book and lyrics are by Joel Paley and music by Marvin Laird. Joel Paley also directed the original production of RUTHLESS! as well as productions in L.A., South Beach and the record-breaking concert event starring Bernadette Peters. He will once again serve as director of the new production, with Marvin Laird on board as musical supervisor as well. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the stars! (more...)

Broadway Veteran & AS THE WORLD TURNS Star John Colenback DiesBroadway Veteran & AS THE WORLD TURNS Star John Colenback Dies
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

Broadway veteran and AS THE WORLD TURNS star John Colenback has died, according to The Hollywood Reporter. He was 79. (more...)

Cast, Creative Team Named for Chaffin's Barn's ALL SHOOK UPCast, Creative Team Named for Chaffin's Barn's ALL SHOOK UP
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 15, 2015

Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre - Nashville's venerable entertainment center, which for 49 years has been the theater home to thousands of actors, directors, technicians and artists - has announced the creative team and cast for this summer's eagerly anticipated production of All Shook Up, slated to run July 23-August 30. (more...)

FIVE PRESIDENTS Begins 6/23 at Bay Street TheaterFIVE PRESIDENTS Begins 6/23 at Bay Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Bay Street Theater has announced that FIVE PRESIDENTS, the new play by Emmy Award-winning writer Rick Cleveland (Six Feet Under, The West Wing, and House of Cards), will extend its run for an additional week due to popular demand. The production will now run from June 23-July 19.  (more...)

SILENT SKY, WORKING, VENUS IN FUR, HARRIET THE SPY and More Set for Main Street Theater's 40th SeasonSILENT SKY, WORKING, VENUS IN FUR, HARRIET THE SPY and More Set for Main Street Theater's 40th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Main Street Theater's 40th Anniversary Season will unfold in the company's 2 new residences: the completely renovated Rice Village space on Times Blvd. and the MATCH (Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston) on Main Street. (more...)

Classical Theatre of Harlem to Present THE TEMPEST, 7/3-26Classical Theatre of Harlem to Present THE TEMPEST, 7/3-26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

The 15th anniversary season of The Classical Theatre of Harlem (CTH) (Ty Jones, Producing Artistic Director; David Roberts, Managing Director) continues with CTH's free, summer, uptown production of William Shakespeare's The Tempest, presented in partnership with City Parks Foundation's SummerStage festival. The Carl Cofield-directed production, which stars New York theater and Broadway veteran Ron Cephas Jones, will transform the Richard Rodgers Amphitheater in Marcus Garvey Park into an enchanted Caribbean island where the magic takes flight, with an elaborate aerial design elements planned. The third annual CTH Under the Stars presentation holds previews on Friday, July 3, and Saturday, July 4. Performances, which are free and open to the public, run from July 5 through 26. (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse Announces Over 20 Events as Part of 2015 Without Walls FestivalLa Jolla Playhouse Announces Over 20 Events as Part of 2015 Without Walls Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

?La Jolla Playhouse, nationally-renowned for its commitment to the development of new work and new theatrical forms, is pleased to announce the projects and collaborators for its second Without Walls (WoW) Festival taking place October 9 - 11. (more...)

The Old Globe to Reprise THINKING SHAKESPEARE LIVE!, 8/8The Old Globe to Reprise THINKING SHAKESPEARE LIVE!, 8/8
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

For many San Diegans, their ability to understand and appreciate the wonders of the Bard during our Summer Shakespeare Festival has increased exponentially since they joined us for Thinking Shakespeare Live!, a 90-minute exploration of the language of Shakespeare led by Old Globe Artistic Director Barry Edelstein and assisted by three professional classical actors. (more...)

Main Street Theater's 40th Anniversary Season to Include VENUS IN FUR, SILENT SKY & MoreMain Street Theater's 40th Anniversary Season to Include VENUS IN FUR, SILENT SKY & More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Main Street Theater's 40th Anniversary Season will unfold in the company's 2 new residences: the completely renovated Rice Village space on Times Blvd. and the MATCH (Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston) on Main Street. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2015

California Shakespeare Theater continues its 2015 season with Pulitzer-Prize winning playwright Nilo Cruz's powerfully-penned adaptation of Life Is a Dream, Pedro Calderon de la Barca's epic tale of love, power, and destiny, Life Is a Dream. Directed by Magic Theatre's Artistic Director Loretta Greco in her Cal Shakes debut, Life Is a Dream plays at the Bruns Amphitheater from July 8 through August 2. (more...)

The Drilling Co. Brings ROMEO AND JULIET to Bryant Park, 7/17-8/2The Drilling Co. Brings ROMEO AND JULIET to Bryant Park, 7/17-8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet' exquisitely pleads for similar and neighboring peoples to stop killing each other for reasons they no longer remember. In The Drilling Company's production for Bryant Park Shakespeare, to be presented July 17 to August 2, the play will be set in a modern city which is divided by wealth and class. Directed by David Marantz, it aims to send a clear message about the violence that can result from social division and corporate greed. (more...)

San Diego's ion theatre to Present SEA OF SOULS Off-Broadway This SummerSan Diego's ion theatre to Present SEA OF SOULS Off-Broadway This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

ion theatre company announces the world premiere of a haunting new play, Sea of Souls, written and directed by artistic directors Glenn Paris and Claudio Raygoza, as its first Off-Broadway production at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater located at 416 W. 42nd Street in New York City playing from Tuesday June 23 through Saturday July 11 with opening night scheduled for Sunday June 28 at 7:30pm. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for June 10th, 2015'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for June 10th, 2015
by Paul W. Thompson - Jun 11, 2015

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. The Tonys and the Jeffs bring honor and fun, and 'On Your Feet' and 'Beaches' aim for the future. Bette will be in town, Spike Lee films, 'Les Mis' and 'All Shook Up' play our southern environs, and 'The Secret Garden' and 'The Pied Piper' bring children's classics to life. Next week: Regional Summer Theaters! (more...)

On The Road to Oz With MEGAN MURPHY CHAMBERSOn The Road to Oz With MEGAN MURPHY CHAMBERS
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 11, 2015

To know Megan Murphy Chambers is to love her: Make no mistake about it, she's as beloved among Nashville's theater community as anyone you could possibly imagine. Her stage appearances are noteworthy and memorable, to be certain, but it's her offstage personality that proves how much everyone loves her. She's thoughtful and kind, funny and charming, sweet and entertaining. (more...)

Trevor Nunn to Stage THE WARS OF THE ROSES at Rose Theatre KingstonTrevor Nunn to Stage THE WARS OF THE ROSES at Rose Theatre Kingston
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

Rose Theatre Kingston today announces its most ambitious project to date - this autumn the Rose stage will be transformed into a battlefield for The Wars of the Roses, a gripping adaptation of four of Shakespeare's history plays, directed by Trevor Nunn. The productions will play in rep from 16 September until 31 October, with press performances for all three plays on 3 October. (more...)

THE CALICO BUFFALO Set for NYMF, 7/8-16THE CALICO BUFFALO Set for NYMF, 7/8-16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) in association with Bosc Publishing Company, Inc. presents The Calico Buffalo a new musical fable with book, music and lyrics by EJ Stapleton, and music and lyrics by Grammy Award-winning composer Peter Stopschinski. Craig J. George directs a cast of ten, including Jennifer Apple, Rachel Coloff*, Rhys Gilyeat*, Zachary Infante*, Stephen Mark, Anthea Neri*, Rachel Rhodes-Devey*, Brooke Shapiro*, Kevin Sims*, and Max Wilcox*. The Calico Buffalo is being staged at PTC Performance Space, 555 West 42nd Street (bet. 10th & 11th Avenues) in NYC for five performances from Wednesday, July 8 through Thursday, July 16, 2015. *Appearing courtesy of Actors' Equity Association. (more...)

LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST Begins 6/17 at Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's Outdoor StageLOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST Begins 6/17 at Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's Outdoor Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

Enjoy Shakespeare under the stars at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's Outdoor Stage production of Love's Labour's Lost. The enormously popular summer venue, located on the campus of the College of Saint Elizabeth in Morris Township, will host the show beginning on June 17th and continuing through July 26th. (more...)

Breaking News: Steven Pasquale, Brandon Victor Dixon, Miriam Shor & More Will Join Sutton Foster in Encores! Off-Center's THE WILD PARTYBreaking News: Steven Pasquale, Brandon Victor Dixon, Miriam Shor & More Will Join Sutton Foster in Encores! Off-Center's THE WILD PARTY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

Brandon Victor Dixon and Steven Pasquale will join the previously announced Sutton Foster in Andrew Lippa's The Wild Party, running July 15 – 18, 2015 at New York City Center. (NOTE: Brandon Victor Dixon will replace the previously announced Joshua Henry, who has had a scheduling conflict.) The production will be directed by Leigh Silverman, with choreography by Sonya Tayeh. Jeanine Tesori is the Artistic Director of Encores! Off-Center and Chris Fenwick is Music Director. (more...)

NYMF Welcomes Tony-Winning FUN HOME Composer Jeanine Tesori as 2015 Honorary ChairNYMF Welcomes Tony-Winning FUN HOME Composer Jeanine Tesori as 2015 Honorary Chair
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) is proud to announce Tony Award-winner Jeanine Tesori (Fun Home) as the NYMF 2015 Honorary Chair. (more...)

VIDEO: Composer Jeanine Tesori Gives Thanks for Tony Wins at FUN HOME Curtain CallVIDEO: Composer Jeanine Tesori Gives Thanks for Tony Wins at FUN HOME Curtain Call
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 10, 2015

Last night, the cast of FUN HOME took their curtain call for the first time since winning five Tony Awards, including BEST MUSICAL. (more...)

SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE & More Set for Stratford Festival's 2016 SeasonSHAKESPEARE IN LOVE & More Set for Stratford Festival's 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

With the world marking the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare in 2016, Stratford Festival Artistic Director Antoni Cimolino has planned a number of exciting projects in honour of the occasion. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at RUTHLESS! Off-BroadwayPhoto Flash: First Look at RUTHLESS! Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

RUTHLESS! THE MUSICAL is set to open Off-Broadway Monday, July 13th at St. Luke's Theatre. Preview performances began on June 25th. Book and lyrics for RUTHLESS! are by Joel Paley with music by Marvin Laird. Joel Paley also directed the original production as well as productions in L.A., South Beach and the record-breaking concert event starring Bernadette Peters. He will once again serve as director of the newest incarnation ofRUTHLESS!, with Marvin Laird on board as music supervisor as well. (more...)

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