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Katselas Theatre Co Presents A DEATH IN COLOMBIA, Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2011

Katselas Theatre Company announces the extension of the World Premiere of A Death in Colombia by Shem Bitterman (Influence, Harm's Way, The Job) directed by Steve Zuckerman (Everybody Say Cheese, Nuts) at The Skylight Theatre 1816 N. Vermont Ave. LA 90027. (more...)

Anthony LaPaglia and Kathryn Erbe Star in CHECKERS at Vineyard Theatre, Opening 10/28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2012

Vineyard Theatre will open its 30th Anniversary season with the world premiere production of Douglas McGrath's play CHECKERS. Preview performances begin on October 12th, and opening night is set for October 28th. The production will be directed by Terry Kinney, it has been announced by The Vineyard's Artistic Director Douglas Aibel and Co-Artistic Director Sarah Stern. (more...)

CAT Theatre Announces 2016 Tabby Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

CAT Theatre has announced its TABBY winners for the 2015-2016 season. (more...)

Tickets to Vineyard Theatre's CHECKERS, Starring Anthony LaPaglia and Kathryn Erbe, Go on Sale Today, Sept 24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2012

Sunday, September 23rd marked the 60th anniversary of Richard Nixon's political game-changing 'Checkers speech,' and today, September 24th at 10 a.m. tickets go on sale for the Vineyard Theatre's world-premiere production of CHECKERS, a play by Douglas McGrath about Nixon, his wife Pat and that historic speech. CHECKERS is directed by Terry Kinney. Preview performances begin at The Vineyard (108 E. 15 St.) on October 12; October 31 is opening night. Tickets can be purchased by calling The Vineyard box office at 212 353 0303 or online at (more...)

Tickets to Vineyard Theatre's CHECKERS, Starring Anthony LaPaglia and Kathryn Erbe, Go on Sale Sept 24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2012

Sunday, September 23rd marks the 60th anniversary of Richard Nixon's political game-changing 'Checkers speech,' and on Monday, September 24th at 10 a.m. tickets go on sale for the Vineyard Theatre's world-premiere production of CHECKERS, a play by Douglas McGrath about Nixon, his wife Pat and that historic speech. CHECKERS is directed by Terry Kinney. Preview performances begin at The Vineyard (108 E. 15 St.) on October 12; October 31 is opening night. Tickets can be purchased by calling The Vineyard box office at 212 353 0303 or online at www.vineyardtheatre.org. (more...)

GLOUCESTER BLUE to Premiere at Gloucester Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2015

Gloucester Stage proudly presents the New England Premiere of Israel Horovitz's Gloucester Blue from September 17 through October 3 at 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA. (more...)

Actor's Circle Theatre to Present UNEXPECTED TENDERNESS, 11/16-11/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2011

Actors' Circle Theatre will present Israel Horovitz's Unexpected Tenderness, directed by Wendy Almeida at The Peterborough Players from November 16-20, 2011. (more...)

Anthony LaPaglia and Kathryn Erbe Star in CHECKERS at Vineyard Theatre, Opening 10/28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2012

Vineyard Theatre will open its 30th Anniversary season with the world premiere production of Douglas McGrath's play CHECKERS. Opening night is set for tonight, October 28th. The production will be directed by Terry Kinney, it has been announced by The Vineyard's Artistic Director Douglas Aibel and Co-Artistic Director Sarah Stern. (more...)

The Vineyard Announces CHECKERS Extension Through 12/2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2012

Vineyard Theatre announced today the extension of the world premiere of CHECKERS, a play by Academy Award nominated writer Douglas McGrath (Bullets Over Broadway), directed by Terry Kinney (Reasons To Be Pretty, After Ashley), through Sunday, December 2. (more...)

Photo Flash: STORIES ON 5 STORIES: Dirty Laundry
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2011

Acclaimed theater company Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced the line-up of performers participating in the return of its popular benefit evening STORIES ON 5 STORIES: Dirty Laundry on Monday evening, October 17. (more...)

Katselas Theatre Co Presents A DEATH IN COLOMBIA, Closes 10/2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2011

Katselas Theatre Company's World Premiere production of A Death in Colombia by Shem Bitterman (Influence, Harm's Way, The Job) directed by Steve Zuckerman (Everybody Say Cheese, Nuts) at The Skylight Theatre 1816 N. Vermont Ave. LA 90027 will close on October 2, 2011. (more...)

Vineyard Theatre Announces 2nd Extension of THE LYONS Thru 11/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2011

Vineyard Theatre (108 E. 15 St.) is extending its world-premiere production of Nicky Silver's play THE LYONS a second time -- extending now through November 20 -- it has been announced by The Vineyard's Artistic Director Douglas Aibel and Co-Artistic Director Sarah Stern. (more...)

Anthony LaPaglia and Kathryn Erbe Star in CHECKERS at Vineyard Theatre, Beginning Performances Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2012

Vineyard Theatre will open its 30th Anniversary season with the world premiere production of Douglas McGrath's play CHECKERS. Preview performances begin tonight, and opening night is set for October 28th. The production will be directed by Terry Kinney, it has been announced by The Vineyard's Artistic Director Douglas Aibel and Co-Artistic Director Sarah Stern. (more...)

Vineyard Theatre's CHECKERS Begins Performances Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2012

Vineyard Theatre (Douglas Aibel, Artistic Director and Sarah Stern, Co-Artistic Director) will open its 30th Anniversary season with the world premiere production of CHECKERS, a new play by Academy Award nominee Douglas McGrath (Emma, Infamous, Bullets Over Broadway), directed by Terry Kinney (Reasons To Be Pretty, After Ashley). CHECKERS begins performances on Friday, October 12, 2012 at The Vineyard (108 E. 15 St., between Irving Place and Union Square East). Opening Night is Wednesday, October 31st. Tickets can be purchased by calling The Vineyard box office at 212-353-0303 or online at www.vineyardtheatre.org. (more...)

Estelle Parsons to Lead Palm Beach Dramaworks' New Production of MY OLD LADY, Running 12/3-1/4
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

Three lives intertwine in unexpected and profound ways in Israel Horovitz's My Old Lady, a funny, moving drama starring the legendary Estelle Parsons and featuring Angelica Page and Tim Altmeyer. This newly revised, never-before-seen version of Horovitz's 2002 play opens on December 5 (8pm) at the Don & Ann Brown Theatre. Performances continue through January 4, 2015, with specially priced previews on December 3 and 4. (more...)

CHECKERS Enters Final Two Weeks of Performances at the Vineyard Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2012

Vineyard Theatre presents CHECKERS, a play by Academy Award nominated writer Douglas McGrath (Bullets Over Broadway), directed by Terry Kinney (Reasons To Be Pretty, After Ashley), now playing through Sunday, December 2. (more...)

Vineyard Theatre Announces 2nd Extension of THE LYONS Thru 11/20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2011

Vineyard Theatre (108 E. 15 St.) is extending its world-premiere production of Nicky Silver's play THE LYONS a second time -- extending now through November 20 -- it has been announced by The Vineyard's Artistic Director Douglas Aibel and Co-Artistic Director Sarah Stern. (more...)

Anthony LaPaglia and Kathryn Erbe Star in CHECKERS at Vineyard Theatre, Opening 10/28
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2012

Vineyard Theatre will open its 30th Anniversary season with the world premiere production of Douglas McGrath's play CHECKERS. Preview performances begin on October 12th, and opening night is set for October 28th. The production will be directed by Terry Kinney, it has been announced by The Vineyard's Artistic Director Douglas Aibel and Co-Artistic Director Sarah Stern. (more...)

Actor's Circle Theatre to Present UNEXPECTED TENDERNESS, 11/16-11/20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2011

Actors' Circle Theatre will present Israel Horovitz's Unexpected Tenderness, directed by Wendy Almeida at The Peterborough Players from November 16-20, 2011. (more...)

KTC Presents A DEATH IN COLOMBIA at the Skylight Theatre, beginning 6/3
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2011

Katselas Theatre Company announces the World Premiere of A Death in Columbia by Shem Bitterman, Directed by Steve Zuckerman at The Skylight Theatre 1816 N. Vermont Ave. LA 90027. Previews begin June 3rd with the official press opening Saturday, June 11th. (more...)

The Amoralists to Stage RANTOUL AND DIE, 6/12-7/20
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2013

Having earned a reputation as one of New York's most daring young theater companies, The Amoralists continue to grow in size, ambition and audacity. In the seven years since its founding, the Company has successfully produced 16 productions of ten plays, including nine world premieres, and has quickly moved from basement theaters to Off-Broadway. On the heels of these accomplishments, The Amoralists will kick off 'The Summer of The Amoralists' season with the New York premiere of Mark Roberts' Rantoul and Die, directed by Jay Stull and featuring performances by Derek Ahonen, Sarah Lemp,Matthew Pilieci and Vanessa Vache - all members of The Amoralists' 50-member ensemble. (more...)

A DEATH IN COLOMBIA to Open 6/18 at Skylight Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2011

Katselas Theatre Company announces the World Premiere of A Death in Colombia by Shem Bitterman, Directed by Steve Zuckerman at The Skylight Theatre 1816 N. Vermont Ave. LA 90027. Previews begin June 3rd with the official press opening Saturday, June 18th. Performances are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 7 p.m. through July 31st. Tickets are $30 or $20 for students/seniors. Tickets can be purchased by calling 702-KTC-TKTS (702-582-8587), or online at www.ktctickets.com (more...)

CAT Theater Sets Directors for 53rd Season
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

The CAT Theatre Board of Directors has chosen the following directors to helm our 2016-2017 season of Richmond premiere plays. CAT Theatre, 'Richmond's Professional Theatre with a Community Heart', is committed to welcoming and nurturing new artists, playwrights, and directors as part of the CAT family. In keeping with this tradition, CAT's season features three directors making their CAT debuts, one of whom is also making his professional debut. (more...)

TEETH OF THE SONS To Play Cherry Lane Thru 5/14
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2011

TEETH OF THE SONS concerns two brothers -- best friends as kids growing up in Brooklyn -- who find themselves at odds when one of them becomes a born-again Hassidic scholar and the other returns home in need of a place to stay with his pregnant girlfriend. (more...)

New American Theatre to Premiere 63 TRILLION at Odyssey Theatre, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

Award winning Broadway director Steve Zuckerman and noted playwright, screen and television writer John Bunzel are tapped by The New American Theatre Artistic Director Jack Stehlin to offer Los Angeles a 'first look' at the new comedy 63 TRILLION, opening at the Odyssey Theatre on April 25, 2015. (more...)

TEETH OF THE SONS Previews 4/20 Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2011

Barefoot Theatre Company - an Off-Broadway theater company now in its 12th season - will present the New York premiere of Joseph Sousa's play TEETH OF THE SONS, with previews beginning April 20 prior to an official press opening of April 22 at Cherry Lane Studio Theatre (38 Commerce Street) in Manhattan. Nicole Haran directs. (more...)

Gloucester Stage to Open Jack Neary's AULD LANG SYNE, 7/11
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Gloucester Stage Company continues the 35th Anniversary Season on July 11 with the Boston Area Premiere of Jack Neary's newest work, Auld Lang Syne featuring GSC favorites and real life husband and wife Richard Snee and Paula Plum directed by Douglas Lockwood. The comedy thriller runs from July 11 through July 27. (more...)

BWW REVIEWS: Why We Love The '80s: THE WEDDING SINGER at The Roxy Regional Theatre
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 21, 2012

There are so many starmaking turns-and some wonderfully engaging and endearing antics-onstage at Clarksville's Roxy Regional Theater in the company's revival of The Wedding Singer, that you cannot help but become a fan of the show, even if you've never seen the movie that inspired the onstage musical comedy. (more...)

John Kander's THE LANDING, Richard Nixon Drama & More Set for The Vineyard in 2012-2013
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2012

The award-winning Vineyard Theatre will celebrate its 30th anniversary season after its enormously successful 2011-12 season - which included the acclaimed debuts of THE LYONS, OUTSIDE PEOPLE, NOW. HERE. THIS. and the developmental lab of THE LANDING - with new works by Douglas McGrath, Rajiv Joseph and Jenny Schwartz, to be produced during 2012-13, it was announced by Douglas Aibel, Artistic Director, and Sarah Stern, Co-Artistic Director. (more...)

KTC Presents A DEATH IN COLOMBIA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2011

Katselas Theatre Company announces the World Premiere of A Death in Colombia by Shem Bitterman, Directed by Steve Zuckerman at The Skylight Theatre 1816 N. Vermont Ave. LA 90027. (more...)

A DEATH IN COLOMBIA to Open 6/18 at Skylight Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2011

Katselas Theatre Company announces the World Premiere of A Death in Colombia by Shem Bitterman, Directed by Steve Zuckerman at The Skylight Theatre 1816 N. Vermont Ave. LA 90027. Previews begin June 3rd with the official press opening Saturday, June 18th. Performances are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 7 p.m. through July 31st. Tickets are $30 or $20 for students/seniors. Tickets can be purchased by calling 702-KTC-TKTS (702-582-8587), or online at www.ktctickets.com (more...)

KTC Presents A DEATH IN COLOMBIA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2011

Katselas Theatre Company announces the World Premiere of A Death in Colombia by Shem Bitterman, Directed by Steve Zuckerman at The Skylight Theatre 1816 N. Vermont Ave. LA 90027. (more...)

The Amoralists Stage RANTOUL AND DIE, Now thru 7/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2013

Having earned a reputation as one of New York's most daring young theater companies, The Amoralists continue to grow in size, ambition and audacity. In the seven years since its founding, the Company has successfully produced 16 productions of ten plays, including nine world premieres, and has quickly moved from basement theaters to Off-Broadway. On the heels of these accomplishments, The Amoralists will kick off 'The Summer of The Amoralists' season with the New York premiere of Mark Roberts' Rantoul and Die, directed by Jay Stull and featuring performances by Derek Ahonen, Sarah Lemp,Matthew Pilieci and Vanessa Vache - all members of The Amoralists' 50-member ensemble. (more...)

The Flea Theater Presents U.S. Premiere of The Bump in Ethikos Productions¬' ISRAEL HOROVITZ ONE-ACTS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2012

Over a half century of works collide as The Flea Theater presents Ethikos Productions' Israel Horovitz One-Acts, featuring It's Called the Sugar Plum, Beirut Rocks, and the U.S. Premiere of his latest play, The Bump. Directed by former Flea Resident Director Mia Walker, the production previews July 5, with opening night slated for Friday, July 6. All tickets are $20. (more...)

KTC Presents A DEATH IN COLOMBIA at the Skylight Theatre, beginning 6/3
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2011

Katselas Theatre Company announces the World Premiere of A Death in Columbia by Shem Bitterman, Directed by Steve Zuckerman at The Skylight Theatre 1816 N. Vermont Ave. LA 90027. Previews begin June 3rd with the official press opening Saturday, June 11th. (more...)

KTC Presents A DEATH IN COLOMBIA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2011

Katselas Theatre Company announces the World Premiere of A Death in Colombia by Shem Bitterman, Directed by Steve Zuckerman at The Skylight Theatre 1816 N. Vermont Ave. LA 90027. (more...)

The Amoralists to Premiere Derek Ahonen's THE CHEATERS CLUB, 8/17-9/21
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2013

The Amoralists are concluding the 'Summer of The Amoralists' with The Cheaters Club, written and directed by Amoralists co-founder and resident playwright Derek Ahonen. This world premiere features a cast of 26 actors in a Southern-sized Savannah ghost story that creeps out of the shadows. The production follows the Company's critically acclaimed staging of Mark Roberts' Rantoul and Die. (more...)

Gloucester Stage Opens Jack Neary's AULD LANG SYNE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

Gloucester Stage Company continues the 35th Anniversary Season tonight, July 11 with the Boston Area Premiere of Jack Neary's newest work, Auld Lang Syne featuring GSC favorites and real life husband and wife Richard Snee and Paula Plum directed by Douglas Lockwood. The comedy thriller runs from tonight, July 11 through July 27. (more...)

The Amoralists Add 7/13 & 20 Performances of RANTOUL AND DIE at Cherry Lane
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2013

Due to popular demand, The Amoralists have added two additional performances of Mark Roberts' Rantoul and Die. Directed by Jay Stull, Rantoul and Die features critically-acclaimed performances by Derek Ahonen, Sarah Lemp, Matthew Pilieci and Vanessa Vache - all members of The Amoralists' 50-member ensemble. (more...)

Estelle Parsons Stars in Palm Beach Dramaworks' MY OLD LADY, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2014

Three lives intertwine in unexpected and profound ways in Israel Horovitz's My Old Lady, a funny, moving drama starring the legendary Estelle Parsons and featuring Angelica Page and Tim Altmeyer. This newly revised, never-before-seen version of Horovitz's 2002 play opens tonight, December 5 (8pm) at the Don & Ann Brown Theatre. Performances continue through January 4, 2015. (more...)

Estelle Parsons Leads Palm Beach Dramaworks' New Production of MY OLD LADY, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2014

Three lives intertwine in unexpected and profound ways in Israel Horovitz's My Old Lady, a funny, moving drama starring the legendary Estelle Parsons and featuring Angelica Page and Tim Altmeyer. This newly revised, never-before-seen version of Horovitz's 2002 play opens on December 5 (8pm) at the Don & Ann Brown Theatre. Performances continue through January 4, 2015, with specially priced previews tonight, December 3 and 4. (more...)

Preview Begin Today for Roundabout's IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2010

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director)begins previews for the new Broadway production of Oscar Wilde's comedy The Importance of Being Earnest, directed by and starring Brian Bedford as 'Lady Bracknell,' at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd St.) on Friday, December 17th, 2010 and open officially on Thursday, January 13th, 2011. This is a limited engagement through Sunday, March 6th, 2011. (more...)

Chautauqua Theater Company Stages Readings of AFTERLOVE This Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2015

Chautauqua Theater Company (CTC), under the leadership of Artistic Director Vivienne Benesch and Managing Director Sarah Clare Corporandy, presents David West Read's Afterlove for three Signature Staged Readings from Wednesday, August 5 to Friday, August 7 on the Bratton Stage. (more...)

Katselas Theatre Co Presents A DEATH IN COLOMBIA, Begins 9/9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2011

Katselas Theatre Company announces the extension of the World Premiere of A Death in Colombia by Shem Bitterman (Influence, Harm's Way, The Job) directed by Steve Zuckerman (Everybody Say Cheese, Nuts) at The Skylight Theatre 1816 N. Vermont Ave. LA 90027. (more...)

The Amoralists Premiere Derek Ahonen's THE CHEATERS CLUB, Now thru 9/21
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2013

The Amoralists are concluding the 'Summer of The Amoralists' with The Cheaters Club, written and directed by Amoralists co-founder and resident playwright Derek Ahonen. This world premiere features a cast of 26 actors in a Southern-sized Savannah ghost story that creeps out of the shadows. The production follows the Company's critically acclaimed staging of Mark Roberts' Rantoul and Die. (more...)

Freddie Fox, Maddy Hill & More to Appear in A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

Simon Evans - director of the acclaimed Bug and The Dazzle at London's Found111 - brings his irreverent, mischievous and wildly creative interpretation of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream to Southwark Playhouse for a limited five week run from Tuesday 31 May until Friday 1 July 2016. (more...)

TEETH OF THE SONS Previews 4/20 Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2011

Barefoot Theatre Company - an Off-Broadway theater company now in its 12th season - will present the New York premiere of Joseph Sousa's play TEETH OF THE SONS, with previews beginning April 20 prior to an official press opening of April 22 at Cherry Lane Studio Theatre (38 Commerce Street) in Manhattan. Nicole Haran directs. (more...)

TEETH OF THE SONS To Play Cherry Lane Thru 5/14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2011

TEETH OF THE SONS concerns two brothers -- best friends as kids growing up in Brooklyn -- who find themselves at odds when one of them becomes a born-again Hassidic scholar and the other returns home in need of a place to stay with his pregnant girlfriend. (more...)

New American Theatre Premieres 63 TRILLION at Odyssey Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2015

Award winning Broadway director Steve Zuckerman and noted playwright, screen and television writer John Bunzel are tapped by The New American Theatre Artistic Director Jack Stehlin to offer Los Angeles a 'first look' at the new comedy 63 TRILLION, opening at the Odyssey Theatre tonight, April 25, 2015. (more...)

TEETH OF THE SONS Begins Previews Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2011

Barefoot Theatre Company - an Off-Broadway theater company now in its 12th season - will present the New York premiere of Joseph Sousa's play TEETH OF THE SONS, with previews beginning April 20 prior to an official press opening of April 22 at Cherry Lane Studio Theatre (38 Commerce Street) in Manhattan. Nicole Haran directs. (more...)

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