A.C.T. to Stage Colm Tóibín's TESTAMENT, 10/29-11/23A.C.T. to Stage Colm Tóibín's TESTAMENT, 10/29-11/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) continues its 2014-15 season with Colm Toibin's fiercely lyrical solo play, Testament. Originally staged at the Dublin Theatre Festival in 2011-and retitled for Broadway in 2013 as The Testament of Mary-Testament is an incisive, vivid, and deeply human work that recounts in riveting detail a defiant mother's story of her son, who has been taken from her by men she regards as fanatics. Directed by A.C.T. Artistic Director Carey Perloff and starring Canadian leading actor, Seana McKenna (last seen in A.C.T.'s production of Napoli!), Testament has been hailed as 'beautiful and daring' by the New York Times and was a 2013 Tony Award nominee for Best New Play. Testament will perform at A.C.T.'s Geary Theater (415 Geary Street, San Francisco) October 29-November 23, 2014. Press night for Testament will be on Wednesday, November 5, 2014. Tickets ($20-$120) are available now and may be purchased online at act-sf.org or by calling 415.749.2228. (more...)

Lindsay Lohan Stars in SPEED-THE-PLOW, Beginning Tonight in the West EndLindsay Lohan Stars in SPEED-THE-PLOW, Beginning Tonight in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

Nigel Lindsay and Lindsay Lohan in David Mamet's SPEED-THE-PLOW at London's Playhouse Theatre from tonight 24th September for a strictly limited run. A high-octane modern classic, SPEED-THE-PLOW is a brilliantly satirical portrayal of Hollywood filled with Mamet's trademark wit and mesmerizing dialogue. (more...)

EDUCATING RITA Opens 10/1 at Little Fish TheatreEDUCATING RITA Opens 10/1 at Little Fish Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

Little Fish Theatre today announced the opening of EDUCATING RITA, the highly acclaimed and popular play about personal growth and the life-long nature of learning, written by British dramatist Willy Russell. (more...)

CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY Set for Tonight at Feinstein's at the NikkoCELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY Set for Tonight at Feinstein's at the Nikko
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2014

CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY comes to Feinstein's at the Nikko this weekend, September 20 & 21. Acclaimed character actor, Tim Bagley ('Will and Grace,' 'Monk,' 'Knocked Up,' 'Web Therapy'), will be joining the cast. (more...)

Tim Bagley Replaces Roger Bart in CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY at Feinstein's at the Nikko This MonthTim Bagley Replaces Roger Bart in CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY at Feinstein's at the Nikko This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Due to a scheduling conflict, Roger Bart will no longer be performing in CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY at Feinstein's at the Nikko on September 20 & 21. Acclaimed character actor, Tim Bagley ("Will and Grace," "Monk," "Knocked Up," "Web Therapy"), will be joining the cast. (more...)

Philadelphia Theatre Company to Open 40th Anniversary Season with DETROIT, 10/10-11/9Philadelphia Theatre Company to Open 40th Anniversary Season with DETROIT, 10/10-11/9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Philadelphia Theatre Company opens its 40th Anniversary season with the Pulitzer Prize finalist Detroit by Lisa D'Amour running October 10-November 9 at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre (Broad and Lombard Streets). Directed by Maria Mileaf, the cast features K.O. DelMarcelle, Tom McCarthy, Genevieve Perrier, Steven Rishard, and Matteo J. Scammell. (more...)

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre Presents THE GOOD FATHER, Now thru 10/12Milwaukee Chamber Theatre Presents THE GOOD FATHER, Now thru 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (MCT) presents the Midwest premiere of THE GOOD FATHER by Christian O'Reilly. This contemporary Irish love story features local artists - and real-life married couple - Laura Gray and Jonathan Wainwright. THE GOOD FATHER performs in the Broadway Theatre Center's Studio Theatre in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward. The show runs today, September 17 - October 12, 2014. (more...)

A.C.T. Opens Colm Toibin's TESTAMENT TonightA.C.T. Opens Colm Toibin's TESTAMENT Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) continues its 2014-15 season with Colm Toibin's fiercely lyrical solo play, Testament. Originally staged at the Dublin Theatre Festival in 2011-and retitled for Broadway in 2013 as The Testament of Mary-Testament is an incisive, vivid, and deeply human work that recounts in riveting detail a defiant mother's story of her son, who has been taken from her by men she regards as fanatics. Directed by A.C.T. Artistic Director Carey Perloff and starring Canadian leading actor, Seana McKenna (last seen in A.C.T.'s production of Napoli!), Testament has been hailed as 'beautiful and daring' by the New York Times and was a 2013 Tony Award nominee for Best New Play. Testament will perform at A.C.T.'s Geary Theater (415 Geary Street, San Francisco) tonight, October 29-November 23, 2014. Press night for Testament will be today, November 5, 2014. Tickets ($20-$120) are available now and may be purchased online at act-sf.org or by calling 415.749.2228. (more...)

Lantern Theater Company to Present QED by Peter Parnell, 11/20-12/14Lantern Theater Company to Present QED by Peter Parnell, 11/20-12/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

Lantern Theater Company continues its 21st season with a remount of QED by Peter Parnell in a limited engagement that runs November 20 - December 14, 2014. Originally produced as part of the Lantern's 2006/07 season, QED went on to become one of the company's most acclaimed and best-selling productions and helped secure the Lantern's reputation for producing intelligent and thought-provoking plays that draw on varied scientific themes. [Full schedule is below.] (more...)

SPEED-THE-PLOW, Starring Lohan, Schiff and Lindsay, Opens Tonight in the West EndSPEED-THE-PLOW, Starring Lohan, Schiff and Lindsay, Opens Tonight in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

Theatre Royal Bath Productions welcomes Richard Schiff, Nigel Lindsay and Lindsay Lohan in David Mamet's SPEED-THE-PLOW at London's Playhouse Theatre, opening officially tonight, October 2, for a strictly limited run. A high-octane modern classic, SPEED-THE-PLOW is a brilliantly satirical portrayal of Hollywood filled with Mamet's trademark wit and mesmerizing dialogue. (more...)

Pulitzer Prize-Winning PROOF Opens Tonight at TheatreSquaredPulitzer Prize-Winning PROOF Opens Tonight at TheatreSquared
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

TheatreSquared's (T2) production of David Auburn's acclaimed drama Proof, winner of both the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the Tony Award for Best Play, begins next week. (more...)

BWW Reviews: NO ACTORS ALLOWED - Tim Bagley's Hysterical Diary of an Actor Managing His Sanity!BWW Reviews: NO ACTORS ALLOWED - Tim Bagley's Hysterical Diary of an Actor Managing His Sanity!
by Gil Kaan - Oct 15, 2014

Tim Bagley weaves the hysterically sad and poignantly funny incidents of his working actor career into his quick, one-hour, entertaining creation No Actors Allowed (more...)

Pulitzer Prize-Winning PROOF to Open 10/16 at TheatreSquaredPulitzer Prize-Winning PROOF to Open 10/16 at TheatreSquared
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

TheatreSquared's (T2) production of David Auburn's acclaimed drama Proof, winner of both the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the Tony Award for Best Play, begins next week. (more...)

EDUCATING RITA Opens Tonight at Little Fish TheatreEDUCATING RITA Opens Tonight at Little Fish Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Little Fish Theatre today announced the opening of EDUCATING RITA, the highly acclaimed and popular play about personal growth and the life-long nature of learning, written by British dramatist Willy Russell. (more...)

Colm Toibin's TESTAMENT Opens Tonight at A.C.T.Colm Toibin's TESTAMENT Opens Tonight at A.C.T.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) continues its 2014-15 season with Colm Toibin's fiercely lyrical solo play, Testament. Originally staged at the Dublin Theatre Festival in 2011-and retitled for Broadway in 2013 as The Testament of Mary-Testament is an incisive, vivid, and deeply human work that recounts in riveting detail a defiant mother's story of her son, who has been taken from her by men she regards as fanatics. Directed by A.C.T. Artistic Director Carey Perloff and starring Canadian leading actor, Seana McKenna (last seen in A.C.T.'s production of Napoli!), Testament has been hailed as 'beautiful and daring' by the New York Times and was a 2013 Tony Award nominee for Best New Play. Testament will perform at A.C.T.'s Geary Theater (415 Geary Street, San Francisco) through November 23, 2014. Press night for Testament will be tonight, November 5, 2014. (more...)

Ethan Khusidman & Terrence Mann to Lead John Doyle-Helmed AUGUST RUSH Musical Workshop Next MonthEthan Khusidman & Terrence Mann to Lead John Doyle-Helmed AUGUST RUSH Musical Workshop Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2014

Producers Southpaw Entertainment (Richard Lewis, CEO) and CJ E&M (Byeong-seok Kim, Senior Vice President) announced today that August Rush, a new musical based on the critically acclaimed and Oscar nominated 2007 motion picture, which starred Robin Williams and Freddie Highmore, will have a developmental lab presentation in December 2014. (more...)

Lantern Theater Company Presents QED by Peter Parnell, Now thru 12/14Lantern Theater Company Presents QED by Peter Parnell, Now thru 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

Lantern Theater Company continues its 21st season with a remount of QED by Peter Parnell in a limited engagement that runs tonight, November 20 - December 14, 2014. (more...)

Brad Zimmerman's MY SON THE WAITER - A JEWISH TRAGEDY to Begin at TOPAC, 8/27Brad Zimmerman's MY SON THE WAITER - A JEWISH TRAGEDY to Begin at TOPAC, 8/27
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

Philip Roger Roy & Dana Matthow (the producers behind last year's smash-hit production of My Mother's Italian, My Father's Jewish and I'm in Therapy) present the smash-hit comedy, MY SON THE WAITER, A JEWISH TRAGEDY, written and performed by Brad Zimmerman. MY SON THE WAITER - A JEWISH TRAGEDY will preview on Wednesday, August 27 at 2:30pm & 7:30pm and will open on Thursday, August 28 at 7:30pm, and continue through Sunday, September 21st, at the Scherr Forum Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, located at 2100 Thousand Oaks Boulevard in Thousand Oaks. (more...)

Broadway's Christopher Coucill to Star in UNDERNEATH THE LINTEL at Hedgerow Theatre, 4/9-26Broadway's Christopher Coucill to Star in UNDERNEATH THE LINTEL at Hedgerow Theatre, 4/9-26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2015

Christopher Coucill, whose acting credits include Broadway and TV, brings Glen Berger's one-man mystery adventure Underneath the Lintel to Hedgerow Theatre from April 9 to 26. (more...)

MetroStage to Kick Off 'In Rep' Series with THE THOUSANDTH NIGHT and UNDERNEATH THE LINTEL, 4/3-5/25MetroStage to Kick Off 'In Rep' Series with THE THOUSANDTH NIGHT and UNDERNEATH THE LINTEL, 4/3-5/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

MetroStage will be producing its first In Rep series this spring featuring two one man shows The Thousandth Night by Carol Wolf starring Marcus Kyd (Apr. 3-May 18) and Underneath the Lintel by Glen Berger starring Paul Morella (Apr. 17-May 25.) Both will be directed by John Vreeke. (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...)

THE TIN WOMAN to Premiere at Peninsula Players, Begin. TodayTHE TIN WOMAN to Premiere at Peninsula Players, Begin. Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

Peninsula Players Theatre, America's Oldest Professional Resident Summer Theater and Door County's theatrical icon, opens its 79th season June 17 with the world premiere comedy "The Tin Woman" by Sean Grennan. The Players premiered another of Grennan' s comedies "Making God Laugh" in 2011. (more...)

THE TIN WOMAN to Premiere at Peninsula Players, Begin. 6/17THE TIN WOMAN to Premiere at Peninsula Players, Begin. 6/17
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

Peninsula Players Theatre, America's Oldest Professional Resident Summer Theater and Door County's theatrical icon, opens its 79th season June 17 with the world premiere comedy "The Tin Woman" by Sean Grennan. The Players premiered another of Grennan' s comedies "Making God Laugh" in 2011. (more...)

Peninsula Players' AND THEN THERE WERE NONE Opens TonightPeninsula Players' AND THEN THERE WERE NONE Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

Peninsula Players Theatre, America's Oldest Professional Resident Summer Theater and Door County's theatrical icon, continues its 79th season July 9 with Agatha Christie's classic whodunit 'And Then There Were None.' While the Players have produced other Christie works 'And Then There Were None' makes its Players debut with this production. (more...)

off the WALL Announces 2014-2015 Seasonoff the WALL Announces 2014-2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2014

Great plays, bold choices, talented artists. off the WALL is announcing the 2014-15 season, featuring three Pittsburgh premieres in the Acting Company's four-play program, as well as repertory theater. (more...)

Joseph Dougherty's CHESTER BAILEY to Make World Premiere at A.C.T. Next Summer; David Strathairn to StarJoseph Dougherty's CHESTER BAILEY to Make World Premiere at A.C.T. Next Summer; David Strathairn to Star
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

A.C.T. favorite and Academy Award nominee, David Strathairn (Underneath the Lintel at A.C.T.; film: 'Good Night, and Good Luck,' 'Lincoln,' 'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel'), returns to American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) for a special three-week engagement of Joseph Dougherty's Chester Bailey (May 25-June 2, 2016) at A.C.T.'s Strand Theater. (more...)

VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Begins Tonight at Paper Mill PlayhouseVANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Begins Tonight at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

Paper Mill Playhouse presents its winter comedy, Christopher Durang's Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. This touching and wickedly hysterical Tony Award-winning best play features Broadway, television and film veterans: Philippe Bowgen (Spike), Gina Daniels (Cassandra), Carolyn McCormick (Masha), Mark Nelson (Vanya), Michele Pawk (Sonia) and Jamie Ann Romero (Nina). Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike will be directed by Don Stephenson. Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike will run eight times a week at the Millburn, New Jersey, theater from tonight, January 21 through February 15, 2015. The official press opening night is Sunday, January 25, at 7:00pm. (more...)

Randy Kovitz to Star in UNDERNEATH THE LINTEL at off the WALL, 1/29-31Randy Kovitz to Star in UNDERNEATH THE LINTEL at off the WALL, 1/29-31
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2015

The Librarian (Randy Kovitz) in Glen Berger's Underneath the Lintel is returning for its final run in off the WALL's In Repertory schedule. Having started his search in August 2014, Jan. 29-31, 2015 marks the end of his quest. (more...)

Riverside Theatre to Present UNDERNEATH THE LINTELRiverside Theatre to Present UNDERNEATH THE LINTEL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

Riverside Theatre's 2014-2015 season continues with the award-winning play, Underneath the Lintel. This compelling adventure by Glen Berger is funny, touching and surprising and performs on the Waxlax Stage from January 27 through February 8, 2015. Underneath the Lintel is sponsored by Dick & Rosemary Haverland, John & Marilyn McConnell, Ray & Sonia McGowan, and Bobbie Olsen along with Riverside Theatre's Patron Producers. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Mark Nelson in VANYA AND SONYA AND MASHA AND SPIKE at Paper Mill PlayhouseBWW Interviews: Mark Nelson in VANYA AND SONYA AND MASHA AND SPIKE at Paper Mill Playhouse
by Marina Kennedy - Jan 12, 2015

'Vanya and Sonya and Masha and Spike' will be onstage at Paper Mill Playhouse from January 21st through February 15th. Broadwayworld.com had the opportunity to interview Mark Nelson who stars as Vanya in this touching and comical Tony Award winning play. (more...)

Alliance Theatre to Premiere Phillip DePoy's EDWARD FOOTE This SpringAlliance Theatre to Premiere Phillip DePoy's EDWARD FOOTE This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2015

The Alliance Theatre is pleased to present the world premiere production, EDWARD FOOTE, by award-winning Atlanta playwright and author Phillip DePoy. EDWARD FOOTE, a Gothic murder mystery set to haunting Appalachian folk song, will premiere on the Hertz Stage March 27 - April 19, 2015. Opening night is April 1, 2015. (more...)

Crowded Fire Theater Welcomes New Artistic DirectorCrowded Fire Theater Welcomes New Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2015

Crowded Fire Theater (CFT), one of the Bay Area's most innovative and critically acclaimed producers of new plays, today announced the hiring of Mina Morita as the new Artistic Director. Morita replaces Marissa Wolf, who resigned from her post in December 2014 to become Director of New Works at Kansas City Rep. Morita's hire is the result of a national search that saw applications from over 40 talented candidates. As Artistic Associate at Berkeley Rep, Morita helped establish and run The Ground Floor: Berkeley Rep's Center for the Creation and Development of New Work. Mina also served as Board President of Shotgun Players for the past five years, during which she oversaw immense growth for the company. She will be leaving both positions to lead Crowded Fire in collaboration with longtime Managing Director and current Executive Producing Director Tiffany Cothran. (more...)

Lantern Theater Company's 2015-2016 Season to Feature a World Premiere, Philadelphia Premieres, and MoreLantern Theater Company's 2015-2016 Season to Feature a World Premiere, Philadelphia Premieres, and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2015

Lantern Theater Company announces its 2015-2016 season comprised of two Philadelphia premieres bookending the season, a world premiere at the centerpiece of the year, a remounting of a Barrymore Award-winning production, and the annual Shakespeare production. The season features Photograph 51 by Anna Ziegler, Underneath the Lintel (An Impressive Presentation of Lovely Evidences) by Glen Berger, Oscar Wilde: From the Depths by Charles McMahon, William Shakespeare's As You Like It and 36 Views by Naomi Iizuka. (more...)

Pacific Theatre to Stage UNDERNEATH THE LINTEL, Jan 9-31Pacific Theatre to Stage UNDERNEATH THE LINTEL, Jan 9-31
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

A globe-spanning mystery. A library book that's returned late is every librarian's pet peeve, but when that book is 113 years past due it goes from annoying to intriguing. This is how Pacific Theatre's presentation of Rosebud Theatre's production of Underneath the Lintel by Glen Berger begins. (more...)

Ethan Khusidman & Terrence Mann Lead John Doyle-Helmed AUGUST RUSH Musical Workshop TodayEthan Khusidman & Terrence Mann Lead John Doyle-Helmed AUGUST RUSH Musical Workshop Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

Producers Southpaw Entertainment (Richard Lewis, CEO) and CJ E&M (Byeong-seok Kim, Senior Vice President) previously announced that August Rush, a new musical based on the critically acclaimed and Oscar nominated 2007 motion picture, which starred Robin Williams and Freddie Highmore, will have a developmental lab presentation today and tomorrow, December 9 and 10, 2014. (more...)

Michele Pawk, Carolyn McCormick & More to Star in VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE at Paper Mill PlayhouseMichele Pawk, Carolyn McCormick & More to Star in VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse has announced casting for its winter comedy, Christopher Durang's Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. This touching and wickedly hysterical Tony Award-winning best play features Broadway, television and film veterans: Philippe Bowgen (Spike), Gina Daniels (Cassandra), Carolyn McCormick (Masha), Mark Nelson (Vanya), Michele Pawk (Sonia) and Jamie Ann Romero (Nina). Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike will be directed by Don Stephenson. Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike will run eight times a week at the Millburn, New Jersey, theater from January 21 through February 15, 2015. The official press opening night is Sunday, January 25, at 7:00pm. Paper Mill Playhouse's 2014-2015 Season is sponsored by Investors Bank. (more...)

Provincetown Theater to Present OLEANNA, 9/2-12Provincetown Theater to Present OLEANNA, 9/2-12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2015

The Provincetown Theater is proud to present the Cotuit Center for the Arts production of, Oleanna*, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Mamet, Wednesday through Saturdays September 2-12. A Top Pick by Capecod.com, this riveting drama, is one of Mamet's most controversial plays. John, a college professor being considered for tenure, agrees to meet Carol, his female student, in his office to discuss her frustrations with the course he is teaching; a meeting which finds both teacher and student embroiled in a war of words with explosive results. (more...)

BWW Reviews: The Minnesota Fringe Festival Delivers an Amazing Smorgasbord of TheaterBWW Reviews: The Minnesota Fringe Festival Delivers an Amazing Smorgasbord of Theater
by Jill Schafer - Aug 6, 2015

Helly my Broadway World Minneapolis friends. I know it's been a while since I've shared anything with you, but that's because I've been all-consumed by the 174-show 11-day festival that is the Minnesota Fringe. If you have not yet sampled from this glorious smorgasbord, don't worry, the fest continues through August 9 with 4-7 shows offered each day at 15 venues in Minneapolis, plus 9 site-specific shows. Believe me, I understand that this can be overwhelming, but I'm here to help. Read on to see a list of my 10 favorite shows of the Fringe so far. Now get out there, open your eyes and your heart and your mind, and see some of the beautiful, challenging, hilarious, disturbing, silly, profound, amazing theater that this festival has to offer. (more...)

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre to Present THE GOOD FATHER, 9/17-10/12Milwaukee Chamber Theatre to Present THE GOOD FATHER, 9/17-10/12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (MCT) presents the Midwest premiere of THE GOOD FATHER by Christian O'Reilly. This contemporary Irish love story features local artists - and real-life married couple - Laura Gray and Jonathan Wainwright. THE GOOD FATHER performs in the Broadway Theatre Center's Studio Theatre in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward. The show runs September 17 - October 12, 2014. (more...)

Theatre Y to Present 'An Impressive Presentation of Lovely Evidences, Underneath The Lintel'Theatre Y to Present 'An Impressive Presentation of Lovely Evidences, Underneath The Lintel'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

Theatre Y presents "An Impressive Presentation of Lovely Evidences: Underneath the Lintel" by Glen Berger, at various locations in Chicago, opening September 19, 2015. "Lovely Evidences," directed by Melissa Lorraine with Assistant Direction from Jordan Matthew Walsh, featuring Darren Hill, previews on September 18 at Theatre Y (entrance via side alley at 2649 N Francisco), press opening September 19 at Covenant Presbyterian Church (2012 W Dickens Ave); show runs every Monday, ongoing, with "flash mob" performances at locations to be announced weekly. For more information, visitTheatre-Y.com. (more...)

THE MADNESS OF EDGAR ALLEN POE: A LOVE STORY to Open 9/26 at First Folio TheatreTHE MADNESS OF EDGAR ALLEN POE: A LOVE STORY to Open 9/26 at First Folio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83) presents THE MADNESS OF EDGAR ALLAN POE: A LOVE STORY, an original play by Executive Director David Rice. (more...)

Brad Zimmerman's MY SON THE WAITER - A JEWISH TRAGEDY Begins Today at TOPACBrad Zimmerman's MY SON THE WAITER - A JEWISH TRAGEDY Begins Today at TOPAC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

Philip Roger Roy & Dana Matthow (the producers behind last year's smash-hit production of My Mother's Italian, My Father's Jewish and I'm in Therapy) present the smash-hit comedy, MY SON THE WAITER, A JEWISH TRAGEDY, written and performed by Brad Zimmerman. MY SON THE WAITER - A JEWISH TRAGEDY will preview today, August 27 at 2:30pm & 7:30pm and will open on Thursday, August 28 at 7:30pm, and continue through Sunday, September 21st, at the Scherr Forum Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, located at 2100 Thousand Oaks Boulevard in Thousand Oaks. (more...)

Schiff and Lindsay Join Lohan In SPEED-THE-PLOW, Opens Sep 24Schiff and Lindsay Join Lohan In SPEED-THE-PLOW, Opens Sep 24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Theatre Royal Bath Productions is delighted to announce actors Richard Schiff and Nigel Lindsay are to join Lindsay Lohan in David Mamet's SPEED-THE-PLOW at London's Playhouse Theatre from 24th September for a strictly limited run. A high-octane modern classic, SPEED-THE-PLOW is a brilliantly satirical portrayal of Hollywood filled with Mamet's trademark wit and mesmerizing dialogue. (more...)

Off The Wall to Stage UNDERNEATH THE LINTELOff The Wall to Stage UNDERNEATH THE LINTEL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

Underneath the Lintel's sole character-the Librarian-embarks on a quest to find out who anonymously returned a library book that is 113 years overdue. A clue scribbled in the margin of the book and an unclaimed dry-cleaning ticket take him on a mysterious adventure that spans the globe and the ages. Directed by Randy Kovitz and Cameron Knight. (more...)

Jeffrey Bean, Melissa Pritchett and More Set for Alley Theatre's COMMUNICATING DOORS, Beg. TonightJeffrey Bean, Melissa Pritchett and More Set for Alley Theatre's COMMUNICATING DOORS, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for Alan Ayckbourn's science fiction comedy Communicating Doors. Eleven plays penned by Alan Ayckbourn have been produced by the Alley, including the American premiere of Henceforward, directed by Ayckbourn, in 1987 and House & Garden in 2002. Alan Ayckbourn has been inducted into the American Theatre's Hall of Fame, received the 2010 Critics' Circle Award for Services to the Arts, became the first British playwright to receive both Olivier and Tony Special Lifetime Achievement Awards and was knighted in 1997 for services to the theatre. (more...)

MetroStage Kicks Off 'In Rep' Series with THE THOUSANDTH NIGHT and UNDERNEATH THE LINTEL, Now thru 5/25MetroStage Kicks Off 'In Rep' Series with THE THOUSANDTH NIGHT and UNDERNEATH THE LINTEL, Now thru 5/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

MetroStage will be producing its first In Rep series this spring featuring two one man shows The Thousandth Night by Carol Wolf starring Marcus Kyd (today, Apr. 3-May 18) and Underneath the Lintel by Glen Berger starring Paul Morella (Apr. 17-May 25.) Both will be directed by John Vreeke. (more...)

MY MOTHER'S ITALIAN, MY FATHER'S JEWISH AND I'M IN THERAPY! Begins Tonight at Trinity RepMY MOTHER'S ITALIAN, MY FATHER'S JEWISH AND I'M IN THERAPY! Begins Tonight at Trinity Rep
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

Philip Roger Roy & Dana Matthow present the National Touring Company of the smash-hit comedy sensation, MY MOTHER'S ITALIAN, MY FATHER'S JEWISH AND I'M IN THERAPY!, written by Steve Solomon, directed by Andy Rogow and starring Peter J. Fogel. MY MOTHER'S ITALIAN, MY FATHER'S JEWISH AND I'M IN THERAPY! plays tonight, April 23 through May 18. (more...)

BWW Reviews: MetroStage's UNDERNEATH THE LINTEL Is Brilliant, Forces the Audience to ThinkBWW Reviews: MetroStage's UNDERNEATH THE LINTEL Is Brilliant, Forces the Audience to Think
by Audrey Liebross - Apr 21, 2014

MetroStage's Underneath the Lintel is brilliantly written and acted, and goes from a minor mystery -- return of a library book a century late -- to questions of major importance to the world. (more...)

BWW Reviews: One Man and a Production Takes on THE THOUSANDTH NIGHT at MetrostageBWW Reviews: One Man and a Production Takes on THE THOUSANDTH NIGHT at Metrostage
by G. Blaise Hoeler - Apr 11, 2014

But more than just a play about trying to bypass the Nazi regime and their cruelty, this play is about loss. Not just one loss, but continual and mounting loss. De Bonheur first loses his country, then his family of actors and finally bids farewell to his most abiding love-his art. (more...)

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre Teams Up With Marquette University For LEND ME A TENOR, Now thru 4/27Milwaukee Chamber Theatre Teams Up With Marquette University For LEND ME A TENOR, Now thru 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (MCT) presents Ken Ludwig's classic farce LEND ME A TENOR, today, April 10-27, 2014. (more...)

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