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Based on the play The Creation of the World and Other Business by Arthur Miller

Masur And Playten Are 'THE OLDSMOBILES' At The Flea Theatre 10/1 - 11/14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2009

The Flea Theater will present the World Premiere of Roger Rosenblatt's THE OLDSMOBILES. Directed by Jim Simpson, the production stars Richard Masur and Alice Playten in the title roles. Performances of this Off-Broadway limited engagement begin previews on October 1st with opening night slated for Saturday, October 17th. (more...)

4Hawk and Neboya Collective's THE AUSTIN PENDLETON PROJECT: WHERE THE WORK IS Documentary Begins Production
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2012

Presented by 4Hawk Productions and The Neboya Collective, The Austin Pendleton Project: Where The Work Is is a documentary film currently in production. (more...)

Broadways Biggest Surprise Hit 'XANADU' Premieres in Chicago
by BWW - Sep 23, 2008

XANADU in Chicago will star Elizabeth Stanley as 'Kira' (played in the film version by Olivia Newton-John), Max Von Essen as 'Sonny,' Sharon Wilkins and Joanna Glushak as the evil Muses 'Melpomene' and 'Calliope,' respectively, and Larry Marshal as 'Danny' (played in the film version by Gene Kelly). XANADU's cast also features Tallia Brinson, Amy Goldberger, Vince Rodriguez III, Jason Michael Snow, Kristofer Stock, JB Wing and Chicagoland-natives Julius Thomas III and Tiffany Topol. (more...)

Stanley and Von Essen to Star in Xanadu Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2008

Casting is announced for the anticipated Chicago and Midwest premiere of the surprise hit Broadway musical XANADU at the Drury Lane Theatre Water Tower Place. Performances are scheduled to begin January 16, 2009 and individual tickets are now on sale. (more...)

Masur And Playten Are 'THE OLDSMOBILES' At The Flea Theatre 10/1 - 11/14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2009

The Flea Theater will present the World Premiere of Roger Rosenblatt's THE OLDSMOBILES. Directed by Jim Simpson, the production stars Richard Masur and Alice Playten in the title roles. Performances of this Off-Broadway limited engagement begin previews on October 1st with opening night slated for Saturday, October 17th. (more...)

Masur And Playten Are 'THE OLDSMOBILES' At The Flea Theatre 10/1 - 11/14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2009

The Flea Theater will present the World Premiere of Roger Rosenblatt's THE OLDSMOBILES. Directed by Jim Simpson, the production stars Richard Masur and Alice Playten in the title roles. Performances of this Off-Broadway limited engagement begin previews on October 1st with opening night slated for Saturday, October 17th. (more...)

South Ark Stage Presents World Premiere of Kesselman's THE BLACK MONK with Austin Pendleton
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2008

South Ark Stage (Rhoda Herrick, Producing Artistic Director) has announced that it will present the world premiere of the new chamber musical The Black Monk, with book, lyrics and music by Wendy Kesselman. Under the direction of Kevin Newbury, the four-member cast features Austin Pendleton as the Monk, Scott Robertson as Igor, Elon Rutberg as Andrei, and Sarah Ziegler as Tanya. (more...)

Abingdon Theatre Company to Honor Pendleton and Paul at 16th Anniversary Gala
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2008

Abingdon Theatre Company will celebrate its 16th Anniversary by honoring Austin Pendleton and Pamela Paul (former Co-Artistic Director) Monday, November 10, 2008 at Tavern on the Green, Central Park West at 67th St. (more...)

Photo Flash: Almost Heaven: The Songs Of John Denver
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2005

Harold Thau will present the New York premiere of ALMOST HEAVEN: THE SONGS OF JOHN DENVER, a new musical opening Wednesday, November 9, 2005 at Off-Broadway's Promenade Theatre (2162 Broadway at 76th Street). Directed by Tony Award nominee Randal Myler (It Ain't Nothin' But the Blues), ALMOST HEAVEN begins preview performances on Friday, October 28. (more...)

Masur And Playten Are 'THE OLDSMOBILES' At The Flea Theatre 10/1 - 11/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2009

The Flea Theater will present the World Premiere of Roger Rosenblatt's THE OLDSMOBILES. Directed by Jim Simpson, the production stars Richard Masur and Alice Playten in the title roles. Performances of this Off-Broadway limited engagement begin previews on October 1st with opening night slated for Saturday, October 17th. (more...)

Resonance Ensemble Announces Their 2008-09 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2008

Resonance Ensemble begins 2008-09 season with two plays inspired by Shakespeare's Julius Caesar: the World Premiere of Christopher Boal's 23 KNIVES and Bernard Shaw's CAESAR AND CLEOPATRA beginning January 11, opening January 18, 2009 at Theatre Row's CLURMAN THEATRE (more...)

Masur And Playten Are 'THE OLDSMOBILES' At The Flea Theatre 10/1 - 11/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2009

The Flea Theater will present the World Premiere of Roger Rosenblatt's THE OLDSMOBILES. Directed by Jim Simpson, the production stars Richard Masur and Alice Playten in the title roles. Performances of this Off-Broadway limited engagement begin previews on October 1st with opening night slated for Saturday, October 17th. (more...)

Masur And Playten Are 'THE OLDSMOBILES' At The Flea Theatre 10/1 - 11/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2009

The Flea Theater will present the World Premiere of Roger Rosenblatt's THE OLDSMOBILES. Directed by Jim Simpson, the production stars Richard Masur and Alice Playten in the title roles. Performances of this Off-Broadway limited engagement begin previews on October 1st with opening night slated for Saturday, October 17th. (more...)

Abingdon Theatre Company to Honor Pendleton and Paul at 16th Anniversary Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2008

Abingdon Theatre Company will celebrate its 16th Anniversary by honoring Austin Pendleton and Pamela Paul (former Co-Artistic Director) Monday, November 10, 2008 at Tavern on the Green, Central Park West at 67th St. (more...)

THE BLACK MONK Makes Original Cast Recording 5/25, Released On iTunes
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2009

Wendy Kesselman's 'The Black Monk', which ran Off-Broadway from November 30th, 2008 through January 3rd, 2009, featuring Austin Pendleton, Elon Rutberg, Julie Craig, and Scott Robertson - under the direction of Kevin Newbury and musical direction of Chris Berg (with cellist Arthur Cook), will be making an original cast recording on Monday, May 25th, 2009. The album will be produced/engineered by Grammy Award winner John Kilgore. It will be released online in the fall exclusively on iTunes, and a record deal is pending. (more...)

Arthur Miller's UP FROM PARADISE Set for London Premiere at New Wimbledon Studio, Begin. 22 July
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

A London premiere from one of the world's most celebrated playwrights, Arthur Miller, Up From Paradise, Miller's only musical, opens at the New Wimbledon Studio on Tuesday 22nd July 2014 (Press night: Wednesday 23rd July at 7.45pm) for a one week limited run. (more...)

CRT Rstarts Nutmeg Summer Series With CROWNS 6/11-21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2009

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) will restart its summer theatre, the Nutmeg Summer Series, by presenting the hit musical show Crowns June 11 - 21 in the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre, Storrs. Tickets go on sale March 30. For tickets and information, call 860-486-4226 or visit www.crt.uconn.edu. (more...)

Austin Pendleton Set For Lead Role In Staged Reading Of THE GREAT MAN 6/4 In NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2009

The West Side YMCA Writer's Voice today announced that actor Austin Pendleton (HBO's Oz, voice of Gurgle in Finding Nemo, The Diary of Anne Frank, Grand Hotel, Goodtime Charley, The Little Foxes, Fiddler on the Roof, and Up From Paradise) will play the lead role in a staged reading of Charlie Schulman's latest play: The Great Man. Renowned Broadway Director Matt August (of How the Grinch Stole Christmas- the Broadway musical, and others) to direct. (more...)

BroadwayWorld.com's On This Day - June 14, 2010
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2010

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 14 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

CRT Rstarts Nutmeg Summer Series With CROWNS 6/11-21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2009

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) will restart its summer theatre, the Nutmeg Summer Series, by presenting the hit musical show Crowns June 11 - 21 in the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre, Storrs. Tickets go on sale March 30. For tickets and information, call 860-486-4226 or visit www.crt.uconn.edu. (more...)

CRT Restarts Nutmeg Summer Series With CROWNS 6/11-21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2009

Storrs: Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) will restart its summer theatre, the Nutmeg Summer Series, by presenting the hit musical show Crowns June 11 - 21 in the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre, Storrs. (more...)

Terry Burrell Takes on Aunt Eller in Arena Stage's OKLAHOMA!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2011

E. Faye Butler, who portrays Aunt Eller in the summer revival of Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater's acclaimed and record-setting production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma!, will transition out of her Helen Hayes-nominated role to begin rehearsals for Arena Stage's 2011/12 season opening play Trouble in Mind. Butler will be replaced by Terry Burrell, who was last at Arena Stage in the 2007/08 world-premiere musical The Women of Brewster Place. Burrell joins the Oklahoma! company August 2, and her first performance will be August 9. Burrell was 'lovely and heartbreaking...spellbinding' in Signature Theatre's Show Boat (TalkinBroadway.com), and will be a strong addition to the cast. (more...)

PK Productions to Welcome Composer Stanley Silverman for UP FROM PARADISE Q&A, 23 July
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

Eminent composer Stanley Silverman to attend the UK premiere of Arthur Miller's only musical Up From Paradise on Wednesday 23rd July followed by a free post-show Q&A. Based on Miller's 1972 play The Creation of the World and Other Business, Silverman wrote the musical with Arthur Miller in 1973. (more...)

NaTasha Yvette Williams to Star in Cleveland Play House's 'Mahalia: A Gospel Musical'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2009

Returning to Cleveland after acclaimed performances in The Color Purple on Broadway and Gone with the Wind in London?s West End, NaTasha Yvette Williams takes the stage in the lead role of The Cleveland Play House production of Mahalia: A Gospel Musical. Since 1997, when she performed in The Play House production of (I Could) Stop On a Dime and Get Ten Cents Change, Williams has also played in several Broadway national tours and performed her gospel music all over the world. Kent Gash, Associate Artistic Director of The Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, GA, is directing Williams in this musical tribute to the most celebrated gospel singer of all time. Mahalia: A Gospel Musical begins in the Bolton Theatre at The Cleveland Play House on Friday, January 30 and runs through Sunday, February 22, 2009. Tickets are on sale now at The Cleveland Play House box office by calling 216.795.7000 ext 4 or online at www.clevelandplayhouse.com. Mahalia: A Gospel Musical is presented in promotional partnership with Time Warner Cable and The Kulus Foundation. The media sponsor for Mahalia: A Gospel Musical is 107.3 FM The Wave WNMV. (more...)

Gemignani, Zien, Parker & More Join Murphy in Roundabout's PEOPLE IN THE PICTURE; Additional Casting Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2011

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director), in association with Tracy Aron, announces additional casting for the new Broadway musical THE PEOPLE IN THE PICUTRE, starring two time TonyŽ Award-winner Donna Murphy, directed by Leonard Foglia. THE PEOPLE IN THE PICTURE features book & lyrics by Iris Rainer Dart and music by Mike Stoller and Artie Butler. (more...)

CELEBRATING SILVERMAN Set for 6 April at London Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

PK Productions, by arrangement with Stanley Silverman and R&H Theatricals Europe, present CELEBRATING SILVERMAN with music by Stanley Silverman, and direction by Patrick Kennedy, and music direction by Peter Mitchell on Sunday, 6th April 2014 at London Hippodrome. (more...)

Roundabout Completes Cast for Murphy Led PEOPLE IN THE PICTURE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2011

Roundabout Theatre Company in association with Tracy Aron, announces the complete cast for the new Broadway musical THE PEOPLE IN THE PICTURE, starring two time TonyŽ Award-winner Donna Murphy, directed by Leonard Foglia. THE PEOPLE IN THE PICTURE features book & lyrics by Iris Rainer Dart and music by Mike Stoller and Artie Butler. (more...)

PK Productions to Stage New Adaptation of THE CHERRY ORCHARD, 3-8 November
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

PK Productions (Up From Paradise, Doctor Selavy's Magic Theatre, Celebrating Silverman, Halbwelt Kultur) return to the New Wimbledon Studio with a radical new adaptation of Antony Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard from 3rd-8th November. (more...)

Terry Burrell Takes on Aunt Eller in Arena Stage's OKLAHOMA!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2011

E. Faye Butler, who portrays Aunt Eller in the summer revival of Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater's acclaimed and record-setting production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma!, will transition out of her Helen Hayes-nominated role to begin rehearsals for Arena Stage's 2011/12 season opening play Trouble in Mind. Butler will be replaced by Terry Burrell, who was last at Arena Stage in the 2007/08 world-premiere musical The Women of Brewster Place. Burrell joins the Oklahoma! company August 2, and her first performance will be August 9. Burrell was 'lovely and heartbreaking...spellbinding' in Signature Theatre's Show Boat (TalkinBroadway.com), and will be a strong addition to the cast. (more...)

BroadwayWorld.com's On This Day - April 23, 2010
by - Apr 23, 2010

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 23 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

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