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LOOT & THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP Set for Red Bull Theater's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2013

Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Artistic Director) will present their Tenth Anniversary Season at Off-Broadway's Lucille Lortel Theater, including Off Broadway revivals of modern classics by the iconoclastic Joe Orton and Charles Ludlam - writing in the tradition of Marlowe and Aristophanes - alongside Revelation Readings of Jacobean gems such as 'Tis Pity She's a Whore and The Roaring Girl, and of rarities like the American Premiere of Nabokov's Tragedy of Mr. Morn, Brecht & Weill's musical Happy End, and Thornton Wilder's Alcestiad, offering something for every lover of classic theater to relish. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Berkeley Rep's VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2013

Berkeley Repertory Theatre kicks off its 46th season this September with Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play. The hilarious Broadway blockbuster from three-time Obie Award-winner Christopher Durang begins previews in the Roda Theatre on September 20, opens September 25, and runs through October 20. Get a first look at the cast below! (more...)

Geoff Hoyle's GEEZER at The Marsh to Offer 'Early Bird' Saturday Shows
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2013

The Marsh is delighted to announce that Geoff Hoyle's hit solo show GEEZER, will return toThe Marsh San Francisco for a limited engagement September 18 - October 26, 2013. Enjoying a multi-extended run and critical raves in its prior engagement, this vivid look at NOT "going gentle into that good night" by one of the era's most acclaimed physical comedy actors will play on Wednesdays -Thursdays at 8pm, Saturdays at 5pm. For tickets, the public may visit www.themarsh.org or call 415-282-3055 between 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday. (more...)

BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE To Play Curve And Mercury, Oct/Nov 2013
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2013

As part of its celebratory 5th Birthday Season, Leicester's Curve theatre is producing Martin McDonagh's The Beauty Queen of Leenane in a co-production with the Mercury Theatre Colchester. (more...)

Manilow's HARMONY, DeVito and Griffiths in THE SUNSHINE BOYS, WE WILL ROCK YOU, PORGY & BESS & More Set for Ahmanson in 2013-14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2013

The 2013-2014 Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre season was announced today by CTG Artistic Director Michael Ritchie. (more...)

Michael Cumpsty, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio and Alessandro Nivola Join Roger Rees in Roundabout Theatre's THE WINSLOW BOY, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2013

Roundabout Theatre Company presents The Winslow Boy, starring Tony nominee Michael Cumpsty as 'Desmond Curry', Academy & Tony Award nominee Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio as 'Grace Winslow', Alessandro Nivola as 'Sir Robert Morton' and Tony Award winner Roger Rees as 'Arthur Winslow'. (more...)

Photo Flash: Berkeley Rep's VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2013

Berkeley Repertory Theatre kicks off its 46th season this September with Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play. The hilarious Broadway blockbuster from three-time Obie Award-winner Christopher Durang begins previews in the Roda Theatre tonight, September 20, opens September 25, and runs through October 20. Get a first look at the cast below! (more...)

Geoff Hoyle's GEEZER Returns to The Marsh, Now thru 10/26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2013

The Marsh is delighted to announce that Geoff Hoyle's hit solo show GEEZER, will return to The Marsh San Francisco for a limited engagement today, September 18 - October 26, 2013. Enjoying a multi-extended run and critical raves in its prior engagement, this vivid look at NOT 'going gentle into that good night' by one of the era's most acclaimed physical comedy actors will play on Wednesdays -Thursdays at 8pm, Saturdays at 8:30pm. (more...)

Minnesota Opera Announces THE SHINING World Premiere, May 2016
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2013

Minnesota Opera announces its commission of The Shining, a new opera by composer Paul Moravec and librettist Mark Campbell, based on the 1977 best-selling novel by Stephen King. Minnesota Opera will give The Shining its world premiere in May 2016 at Ordway in Saint Paul, Minnesota. (more...)

Sebastian Armesto & More to Join Frank Langella in Chichester & BAM's KING LEAR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2013

Three time Tony Award-winning, Oscar nominated Broadway and film star Frank Langella plays King Lear at Chichester, prior to the Harvey Theater at BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music) in New York, joined by Sebastian Armesto, Max Bennett, Denis Conway, Isabella Laughland, Catherine McCormack, Harry Melling, Lauren O'Neil and Steven Pacey. (more...)

Cumpsty, Mastrantonio, Nivola and More Join Rees in Roundabout's THE WINSLOW BOY, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2013

Roundabout Theatre Company presents The Winslow Boy, starring Tony nominee Michael Cumpsty as 'Desmond Curry', Academy & Tony Award nominee Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio as 'Grace Winslow', Alessandro Nivola as 'Sir Robert Morton' and Tony Award winner Roger Rees as 'Arthur Winslow'. (more...)

Rebecca Brooksher, Eric Martin Brown & More to Lead Red Bull Theater's LOOT; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2013

Red Bull Theater presents the first-ever Off Broadway revival of Loot by Joe Orton. Red Bull Artistic Director Jesse Berger directs a company that includes Rebecca Brooksher (Fay), Eric Martin Brown (Meadows), Jarlath Conroy (McLeavy), Ryan Garbayo (Dennis), Rocco Sisto (Truscott), and Nick Westrate (Hal). Loot will have scenic design by Narelle Sissons, costume design by Sara Jean Tosetti, lighting design by Scott Zielinski, and sound design by Brad Berridge. (more...)

Photo Credit: First Look at CRT's THE THREE MUSKETEERS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2013

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) will present The Three Musketeers, a dapted by Linda Alper, Douglas Langworthy and Penny Metropulos from the novel by Alexandre Dumas, November 21- December 8 in the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre, Storrs. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Jeffrey Bean, Sharon Lockwood and More Star in Alley Theatre's 'VANYA AND SONIA', Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

Tony Award-winning comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike will feature Resident Actor Jeffrey Bean as Vanya, Sharon Lockwood returning to the Alley as Sonia, Alley Artist Josie de Guzman returning as Masha, and Resident Actor Jay Sullivan as Spike. Rounding out the cast and making their Alley debuts are Rachael Holmes as Cassandra and Sarah Nealis as Nina. Jonathan Moscone, Artistic Director of California Shakespeare Theater, helms the production and returns after having directed the Alley's 2011 production of Amadeus. (more...)

NYFOS Next Series Presents THE MUSIC OF JOHN MUSTO Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2014

New York Festival of Song celebrates one of its oldest and closest friends with a special evening on its forward-looking NYFOS Next series: The Music of John Musto tonight, March 4, 2014, at 7:30pm at Opera America's National Opera Center. (more...)

Lowell House Opera Presents LAKME by Léo Delibes, 3/26-4/5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2014

Tickets are now on sale for Lowell House Opera's production of Lakmé by Léo Delibes. The opera will be performed with full orchestra and sung in the original French with English supertitles. Performances will take place on March 26, 28, 29 and April 2, 4, 5 at 8:30pm, on the Harvard University campus (Lowell House, 10 Holyoke Place, Cambridge, MA). A black tie reception will follow the performance on opening night. Tickets ($12-$40) may be purchased through the Harvard Box Office (Holyoke Center Arcade, 1350 Mass Ave, Cambridge - boxoffice.harvard.edu - 617.496.2222) or at the door pending availability. (more...)

Lowell House Opera Presents LAKME by Léo Delibes, Now thru 4/5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

Tickets are now on sale for Lowell House Opera's production of Lakmé by Léo Delibes. The opera will be performed with full orchestra and sung in the original French with English supertitles. Performances will take place today, March 26, 28, 29 and April 2, 4, 5 at 8:30pm, on the Harvard University campus (Lowell House, 10 Holyoke Place, Cambridge, MA). (more...)

Emily Bergl, Sheila Bandyopadhyay & More Set for Red Bull's Staged Reading of THE ROARING GIRL, 3/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

Today, Red Bull Theater announced the cast for their Staged Reading of The Roaring Girl, by Thomas Dekker and Thomas Middleton: Emily Bergl (of Showtime's 'Shameless'), Sheila Bandyopadhyay, Michael Braun, Clifton Duncan, Miriam Hyman, Whit Leyenberger, David Manis, Alex Morf, Tom O'Keefe, Bhavesh Patel, Pearl Rhein, Rocco Sisto, Raphael Nash Thompson, Sam Tsoutsouvas, and Lisa Wolpe. The Roaring Girl will be directed by Ben Prusiner and will take place Monday March 24th at 7:30pm at the Lucille Lortel Theater, 121 Christopher Street, between Bleecker and Hudson Streets. (more...)

Karen Mason, Alexandra Silber & More Set for Red Bull Theater's HAPPY END Concert Reading, 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

Today, Red Bull Theater announced the cast for their Staged Concert Reading of Happy End, the musical by Bertolt Brecht & Kurt Weill, translated by Michael Feingold: Nancy Anderson, J. Bernard Calloway, Carson Elrod, Steven Eng, Tom Hewitt, Matthew Maher, Karen Mason, Martin Moran, Alexandra Silber, Price Waldman, Kristine Zbornik, Chip Zien, and more to be announced. Happy End will be directed by Leigh Silverman with music direction by James Cunningham and will take place Monday March 17th at 7:30pm at the Lucille Lortel Theater, 121 Christopher Street, between Bleecker and Hudson Streets. (more...)

Sinead Cusack and Clare Higgins Star in OTHER DESERT CITIES at The Old Vic, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

Sinead Cusack and Clare Higgins are to play sisters Polly Wyeth and Silda Grauman respectively, in The Old Vic's UK premiere of Jon Robin Baitz's acclaimed play, Other Desert Cities, directed by Lindsay Posner. Further casting will be announced shortly. (more...)

Florida Grand Opera Welcomes 2014-15 Young Artists
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2014

Florida Grand Opera (FGO) has announced the members of its 2014-15 class for its Young Artist Program. These artists, consisting of both new and returning members, were selected from more than 600 aspiring young singers who applied for the coveted program. (more...)

Minnesota Opera to Serve DINNER AT EIGHT During its 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

At its annual meeting today, Minnesota Opera announced its commission of Dinner at Eight, a new comic opera by composer William Bolcom and librettist Mark Campbell, based on the play by George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber. Minnesota Opera will give the world premiere during its 2016-2017 season at Ordway Center in Saint Paul, Minnesota. (more...)

Ed Asner, Marion Ross Join Cast of ABC Family's CHASING LIFE
by TV News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

Ed Asner and Marion Ross have joined the cast of the new ABC Family drama CHASING LIFE. (more...)

Michael Cumpsty, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio and Alessandro Nivola to Join Roger Rees in Roundabout Theatre's THE WINSLOW BOY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2013

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the Broadway cast of The Winslow Boy, starring Tony nominee Michael Cumpsty as 'Desmond Curry', Academy & Tony Award nominee Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio as 'Grace Winslow', Alessandro Nivola as 'Sir Robert Morton' and Tony Award winner Roger Rees as 'Arthur Winslow'. (more...)

Henry Goodman Set for Chichester's RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2013

The full cast is announced for Chichester Festival Theatre's critically acclaimed production of The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, which will open at the Duchess Theatre on 25 September with previews from 18 September. The production will once again feature Henry Goodman reprising his award-winning performance in the title role. (more...)

World Premiere of THE MONSTER-BUILDER to Open at Artists Rep, 1/28-3/2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2014

Artists Rep is honored to produce the world premiere of The Monster-Builder, a diabolical comedic treatise on modern architecture, by Amy Freed. As Freed is one of the nation's most lauded and respected new playwrights, Artists Rep is fortunate to host the inaugural production of this play. The Monster-Builder is directed by the esteemed and award-winning Art Manke and features a noteworthy West Coast cast. (more...)

Jon Robin Baitz's OTHER DESERT CITIES to Open at The Old Vic on March 24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2014

The Old Vic presents the UK premiere of Jon Robin Baitz's acclaimed play, Other Desert Cities, directed by Lindsay Posner, which will be the first in a season of productions to be presented in-the-round at The Old Vic. (more...)

NYFOS Next Series Presents THE MUSIC OF JOHN MUSTO, 3/4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

New York Festival of Song celebrates one of its oldest and closest friends with a special evening on its forward-looking NYFOS Next series: The Music of John Musto on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at 7:30pm at Opera America's National Opera Center. (more...)

TCG Reveals Third Round Global Connections Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, has announced the Cycle A recipients for the third round of Global Connections. Supported by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, this grant program encourages reciprocity and cultural exchange throughout the world through ON the ROAD grants to foster new relationships with international colleagues and IN the LAB grants to further pre-existing international collaborations. Now in its third year, the Global Connections program awarded up to $5,000 to seven projects through ON the ROAD and $10,000 to three projects through IN the LAB. (more...)

World Premiere of THE MONSTER-BUILDER Opens Tonight at Artists Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

Artists Rep is honored to produce the world premiere of The Monster-Builder, a diabolical comedic treatise on modern architecture, by Amy Freed. As Freed is one of the nation's most lauded and respected new playwrights, Artists Rep is fortunate to host the inaugural production of this play. The Monster-Builder is directed by the esteemed and award-winning Art Manke and features a noteworthy West Coast cast. (more...)

Sinead Cusack and Clare Higgins to Star in OTHER DESERT CITIES at The Old Vic, March 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

Sinead Cusack and Clare Higgins are to play sisters Polly Wyeth and Silda Grauman respectively, in The Old Vic's UK premiere of Jon Robin Baitz's acclaimed play, Other Desert Cities, directed by Lindsay Posner. Further casting will be announced shortly. (more...)

Geoff Hoyle's GEEZER Moves to The Marsh Berkeley Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2014

The Marsh announces that Geoff Hoyle's hit solo show GEEZER will move to The Marsh Berkeley tonight, January 23 - March 1, 2013, following its multi-extended runs at The Marsh San Francisco. (more...)

NYFOS NEXT Series Opens With MARK ADAMO & FRIENDS, 1/28
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jan 2, 2014

On Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 7:30pm at Opera America's National Opera Center, New York Festival of Song opens the 2013-14 edition of its forward-looking NYFOS Next series with MARK ADAMO & FRIENDS. (more...)

LOOT Opens Tomorrow at Red Bull Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

Red Bull Theater presents the Off Broadway revival of Loot by Joe Orton. Red Bull Artistic Director Jesse Berger directs a company that includes Rebecca Brooksher (Fay), Eric Martin Brown (Meadows), Jarlath Conroy (McLeavy), Ryan Garbayo (Dennis), Rocco Sisto (Truscott), and Nick Westrate (Hal). Loot has scenic design by Narelle Sissons, costume design by Sara Jean Tosetti, lighting design by Scott Zielinski, and sound design by Brad Berridge. Opening Thursday January 16th, this limited engagement continues through February 9th only at Lucille Lortel Theater (121 Christopher Street). (more...)

PTC to Stage MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, 2/21-3/8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2014

Pioneer Theatre Company presents the charming Shakespearean comedy Much Ado About Nothing, February 21 through March 8, 2014. (more...)

Bond Street Theatre Breaks Ground in Myanmar
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2014

Bond Street Theatre has been awarded its second Global Connections 'In the Lab' grant by the Theatre Communications Group (TCG) in a nationwide competition. This support allows the company to continue its collaborative adaptation of Ben Johnson's Volpone with Thukhuma Khayeethe (Art Travelers) and prepare its world premiere in Yangon this spring ahead of an upcoming US tour. (more...)

Tony Nominee Martha Plimpton Joins Cast of OTHER DESERT CITIES at The Old Vic, Posner Will Direct
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2014

The full cast is announced for the UK premiere of Jon Robin Baitz's acclaimed play, Other Desert Cities, opening at The Old Vic on Monday 24 March with previews from Thursday 13 March. Directed by Lindsay Posner, the new production will star Sinead Cusack, Peter Egan, Clare Higgins, Daniel Lapaine and Martha Plimpton. (more...)

Geoff Hoyle's GEEZER at The Marsh Extends Through 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

The Marsh announces that Geoff Hoyle's hit solo show GEEZER will extend at The Marsh Berkeley through April 26, following its current sold-out run previously scheduled to close March 1. This vivid look at NOT "going gentle into that good night" by one of the era's most acclaimed physical comedy actors will play Thursdays at 8pm and Saturdays at 5pm at The Marsh Berkeley Main Stage, 2120 Allston Way, Berkeley. For tickets ($25-$50), the public may visit www.themarsh.org or call 415-282-3055 between 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday. All proceeds from the final performance Saturday, April 26 (tickets $50-$100, include reception) will benefit The Marsh. (more...)

Photo Flash: Irish Rep's TRANSPORT Opens Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2014

TRANSPORT has direction and set design by three-time Tony Award-winning director and designer Tony Walton, choreography by Barry McNabb (Irish Rep's FINIAN'S RAINBOW, STREETS OF NEW YORK) and music direction by John Bell. TRANSPORT will be performed now through April 6th, 2014 on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage of the Irish Repertory Theatre (132 West 22nd Street). The Press Opening is scheduled for tonight, February 16th. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Irish Rep's TRANSPORT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

TRANSPORT has direction and set design by three-time Tony Award-winning director and designer Tony Walton, choreography by Barry McNabb (Irish Rep's FINIAN'S RAINBOW, STREETS OF NEW YORK) and music direction by John Bell. TRANSPORT will be performed now through April 6th, 2014 on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage of the Irish Repertory Theatre (132 West 22nd Street). The Press Opening is scheduled for February 16th. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes with Irish Rep's TRANSPORT
by Stage Tube - Feb 11, 2014

Off-Broadway's award-winning Irish Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere production of the new musical TRANSPORT. With a book by world-renowned Australian author Thomas Keneally (Schindler's List, the acclaimed book on which the Oscar-winning film is based) and music and lyrics by Larry Kirwan (founder of the iconic New York City band Black 47), TRANSPORT follows the uneasy ocean voyage of Irish women who were sentenced and then exiled to the relatively uninhabited south coast of Australia in the mid-19th Century. Go behind the scenes with the cast in the video below! (more...)

Geoff Hoyle's GEEZER to Move to The Marsh Berkeley, 1/23
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2013

The Marsh announces that Geoff Hoyle's hit solo show GEEZER will move to The Marsh Berkeley January 23 - March 1, 2013, following its multi-extended runs at The Marsh San Francisco. This vivid look at NOT 'going gentle into that good night' by one of the era's most acclaimed physical comedy actors will play Thursdays at 8pm and Saturdays at 5pm at The Marsh Berkeley Main Stage, 2120 Allston Way, Berkeley. For tickets ($25-$50), the public may visit www.themarsh.org or call 415-282-3055 between 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday. (more...)

August Schulenburg Joins the Cast of SOMEWHERE SAFER at FringeNYC, 8/11-8/23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2013

A bomb goes off in New York City. The course of nine lives and a nation are irrevocably changed. Sifting through the pieces of the past and the future, Somewhere Safer's provocative story examines questions of polarization, citizenship and idealism in modern America. This fast paced and fiercely intelligent play was the inaugural recipient of Square One development with On the Square Productions and was twice featured as part of the company's Write Angle Reading Series. It was also a finalist for the 2012 Old Vic/New Voices Playwrights' Exchange, and featured in Flux Theatre Ensemble's 2013 Have Another series. Atmospheric and evocative, Somewhere digs into the serious and timely questions America faces today about what kind of nation we can and should be, and who will lead us there. (more...)

Berkeley Rep to Open 46th Season with VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE, Begin. 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2013

Berkeley Repertory Theatre kicks off its 46th season this September with Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play. The hilarious Broadway blockbuster from three-time Obie Award-winner Christopher Durang begins previews in the Roda Theatre on September 20, opens September 25, and runs through October 20. Durang, the renowned author of rollicking comedies such as Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All for You and The Marriage of Bette & Boo, turns Chekhov on his head with this witty and incisive farce. In bucolic Bucks County, Vanya and Sonia fritter their lives away in their family's farmhouse amid regret, angst, and the alarming prophecies of an addled housecleaner. Enter their sister Masha, a self-absorbed movie star with her prized boy toy Spike, and the stage is set for an absurd weekend of hilarity and global warming. Acclaimed director Richard E.T. White returns to Berkeley Rep to stage the laugh-inducing Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, a loving homage to Chekhov's themes of heartbreak and hope. (more...)

August Schulenburg Joins the Cast of SOMEWHERE SAFER at FringeNYC, 8/11-8/23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2013

A bomb goes off in New York City. The course of nine lives and a nation are irrevocably changed. Sifting through the pieces of the past and the future, Somewhere Safer's provocative story examines questions of polarization, citizenship and idealism in modern America. This fast paced and fiercely intelligent play was the inaugural recipient of Square One development with On the Square Productions and was twice featured as part of the company's Write Angle Reading Series. It was also a finalist for the 2012 Old Vic/New Voices Playwrights' Exchange, and featured in Flux Theatre Ensemble's 2013 Have Another series. Atmospheric and evocative, Somewhere digs into the serious and timely questions America faces today about what kind of nation we can and should be, and who will lead us there. (more...)

Andrew Weems to Lead UNCLE VANYA at Guthrie Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2013

The Guthrie Theater today announced complete casting for its production of Anton Chekhov's Uncle Vanya. Guthrie Artistic DirectorJoe Dowling will helm Brian Friel's modern adaptation of the Chekhov classic. First produced at the Gate Theatre, Dublin, in 1998, Friel's adaptation renders the language of the play into a modern idiom and offers humor and further developed characters' roles and relationships. Uncle Vanya-a play that has not been performed on the Guthrie stage in nearly 25 years-begins performances on September 14 on the Wurtele Thrust Stage. (more...)

Geoff Hoyle's GEEZER to Return to The Marsh, 9/18-10/26
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2013

The Marsh is delighted to announce that Geoff Hoyle's hit solo show GEEZER, will return to The Marsh San Francisco for a limited engagement September 18 - October 26, 2013. Enjoying a multi-extended run and critical raves in its prior engagement, this vivid look at NOT "going gentle into that good night" by one of the era's most acclaimed physical comedy actors will play on Wednesdays -Thursdays at 8pm, Saturdays at 8:30pm. For tickets, the public may visit www.themarsh.org or call 415-282-3055 between 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday. (more...)

August Schulenburg Joins the Cast of SOMEWHERE SAFER at FringeNYC, 8/11-8/23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2013

A bomb goes off in New York City. The course of nine lives and a nation are irrevocably changed. Sifting through the pieces of the past and the future, Somewhere Safer's provocative story examines questions of polarization, citizenship and idealism in modern America. This fast paced and fiercely intelligent play was the inaugural recipient of Square One development with On the Square Productions and was twice featured as part of the company's Write Angle Reading Series. It was also a finalist for the 2012 Old Vic/New Voices Playwrights' Exchange, and featured in Flux Theatre Ensemble's 2013 Have Another series. Atmospheric and evocative, Somewhere digs into the serious and timely questions America faces today about what kind of nation we can and should be, and who will lead us there. (more...)

Jeffrey Bean, Sharon Lockwood and More to Star in Alley Theatre's 'VANYA AND SONIA'; Cast and Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for recent Tony Award-winning comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Appearing in titles roles are Resident Actor Jeffrey Bean as Vanya, Sharon Lockwood returning to the Alley as Sonia, Alley Artist Josie de Guzman returning as Masha, and Resident Actor Jay Sullivan as Spike. Rounding out the cast and making their Alley debuts are Rachael Holmes as Cassandra and Sarah Nealis as Nina. Jonathan Moscone, Artistic Director of California Shakespeare Theater, helms the production and returns after having directed the Alley's 2011 production of Amadeus. (more...)

Geoff Hoyle's GEEZER at The Marsh Extends Through Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2014

The Marsh announces that Geoff Hoyle's hit solo show GEEZER will extend at The Marsh Berkeley through April 26, following its current sold-out run previously scheduled to close March 1. This vivid look at NOT "going gentle into that good night" by one of the era's most acclaimed physical comedy actors will play Thursdays at 8pm and Todays at 5pm at The Marsh Berkeley Main Stage, 2120 Allston Way, Berkeley. For tickets ($25-$50), the public may visit www.themarsh.org or call 415-282-3055 between 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday. All proceeds from the final performance Today, April 26 (tickets $50-$100, include reception) will benefit The Marsh. (more...)

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