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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...)

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...)

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...)

TheatreWorks Presents SUPERIOR DONUTS In Palo Alto, Previews 10/6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2010

SUPERIOR DONUTS, the fresh-baked tale of friendship and redemption in a Chicago donut dispensary, makes its regional premiere at TheatreWorks, the nationally acclaimed theater of Silicon Valley (more...)

TheatreWorks Presents SUPERIOR DONUTS In Palo Alto, Previews 10/6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2010

SUPERIOR DONUTS, the fresh-baked tale of friendship and redemption in a Chicago donut dispensary, makes its regional premiere at TheatreWorks, the nationally acclaimed theater of Silicon Valley (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...)

Ivey, Whitehead & More Complete Roudabout's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2010

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) is pleased to announce the full company of 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.). (more...)

Bedford, Ivey et al. Lead Roundabout's IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2010

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) is pleased to announce the full company of 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.). The cast will also feature Dana Ivey as 'Miss Prism,' Paxton Whitehead as 'Reverend Chausible,' Santino Fontana as 'Algernon Moncrieff,' David Furr as 'Jack Worthing,' Tim MacDonald as 'Merriman,' Paul O'Brien as 'Lane,' Charlotte Parry as 'Cecily Cardew,' and Sara Topham as 'Gwendolyn.' (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...)

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...)

The Katselas Theatre Company Extends INFLUENCE Thru 5/9
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2010

Katselas Theatre Company presents Influence: A WORLD PREMIERE STAGE PLAY by Shem Bitterman. The show is directed by Steve Zuckerman and performances continue Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 7pm, until May 9, 2010. (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...)

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...)

70/70 Project Culminates Tonight with Star-Studded Reading of Unexpected Tenderness
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2010

Barefoot Theatre Company will present the closing event of the 70/70 Project, a yearlong, worldwide festival showcasing 70 plays by Israel Horovitz. The celebration features a reading of Unexpected Tenderness, one of Horovitz's most personal plays, live music, a surprise guest host and more. (more...)

Barefoot Theatre's 70/70 Project Concludes with UNEXPECTED TENDERNESS, 3/31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2010

Barefoot Theatre Company will present the closing event of the 70/70 Project, a yearlong, worldwide festival showcasing 70 plays by the soon-to-be 71-year-old playwright. The celebration features a reading of Unexpected Tenderness, one of Horovitz's most personal plays, live music, a surprise guest host and more. This special evening will take place at the Bleecker Street Theatre (45 Bleecker between Lafayette and Mott streets) on Wednesday, March 31st, 2010. Cocktail hour is at 7pm; curtain rises at 8. Tickets are $25 per person. (more...)

Michael Stuhlbarg Joins Cast Of UNEXPECTED TENDERNESS Reading 3/31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2010

Golden Globe nominated actor Michael Stuhlbarg (Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy for A Serious Man) will feature in Israel Horovitz's Unexpected Tenderness, the finale of the Barefoot Theatre Company's 70/70 Project. (more...)

Michael Stuhlbarg Joins Cast Of UNEXPECTED TENDERNESS Reading 3/31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2010

Golden Globe nominated actor Michael Stuhlbarg (Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy for A Serious Man) will feature in Israel Horovitz's Unexpected Tenderness, the finale of the Barefoot Theatre Company's 70/70 Project. (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...)

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...)

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...)

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...)

TheatreWorks Presents SUPERIOR DONUTS In Palo Alto, Previews 10/6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2010

SUPERIOR DONUTS, the fresh-baked tale of friendship and redemption in a Chicago donut dispensary, makes its regional premiere at TheatreWorks, the nationally acclaimed theater of Silicon Valley (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...)

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...)

The Katselas Theatre Company's INFLUENCE Plays Final Two Weeks, Clloses May 9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2010

The Katselas Theatre Company announces final Two Weeks of Shem Bitterman's INFLUENCE: A Dark Comedy. The show is directed by Steve Zuckerman and produced by Gary Grossman. The show must Close May 9, 2010. (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...)

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...)

The Katselas Theatre Company Extends INFLUENCE Thru 5/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2010

Katselas Theatre Company presents Influence: A WORLD PREMIERE STAGE PLAY by Shem Bitterman. The show is directed by Steve Zuckerman and performances continue Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 7pm, until May 9, 2010. (more...)

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