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MOM BABY GOD For One Night Only In New York, October 18
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2013

Double LTR Productions' MOM BABY GOD kicks off its national tour and makes its New York premiere on Friday, October 18th at 5pm at TADA! Theatre, 15 W 28th St. New York, NY 10001. Each show will be followed by an optional thirty minute talkback. This performance is presented as part of the One Woman Standing: New Works Series from Emerging Artists Theatre. Tickets are $10. For tickets, visit www.mombabygod.com/the-tour. (more...)

Misty Rowe Will Play the Metropolitan Room, 10/4-6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2013

This October, the television and film actress and singer Misty Rowe makes a rare New York stage appearance as she premieres a brand new club act, "Blondes STILL Have More Fun," in an exclusive four-show engagement at The Metropolitan Room, 34 West 22nd Street. Widely recognized in the 70's and 80's for her roles on Hee Haw, Happy Days and Mel Brooks' When Things Were Rotten, Rowe makes her well-reasoned case for blonde hegemony in a revue filled with country-tinged folk, rock and pop that makes hay of her 40+ years in show business. (more...)

OPERATION CRUCIBLE to Begin 1 Dec. at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2013

Folie a deux Productions and From Ground Up Theatre Company in association with Neil McPherson for the Finborough Theatre present the world premiere of OPERATION CRUCIBLE by Kieran Knowles. Directed by Bryony Shanahan, the cast includes Salvatore D'Aquilla, Kieran Knowles, Joshua Mayes-Cooper, and Paul Tinto. The show runs Sundays, Mondays and Tuesdays, 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17 December 2013 (more...)

Tracy Letts, Toni Collette, Michael C. Hall, Marisa Tomei to Lead REALISTIC JONESES on Broadway; Opening Set for March 2014
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2013

Will Eno's new play The Realistic Joneses will come to Broadway in Spring of 2014 starring Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winner; Academy Award and Tony Award-nominee Toni Collette (“Hostages,” “United States of Tara,” The Sixth Sense, The Wild Party), Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award-winner Michael C. Hall (“Dexter,” Chicago), Tony Award-winner Tracy Letts (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?; August: Osage County; “Homeland”), and Academy Award-winner and Gold Globe-nominee Marisa Tomei (My Cousin Vinny; The Wrestler; Salome). The production will be directed by Obie Award-winner Sam Gold, who is currently represented by Fun Home at the Public Theater. (more...)

Noor Theatre's Highlight Reading Series to Wrap 11/18 with HOUSE OF STRENGTH
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2013

Noor Theatre's Highlight Reading Series concludes Monday, November 18 at 7:30pm with House of Strength by Rahaleh Nassri and directed by Sarna Lapine. (more...)

City Theatre to Stage Elaine Murphy's LITTLE GEM, 3/30-5/5
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2013

City Theatre presents Little Gem, a lively, new comedy by Irish playwright Elaine Murphy. Directed by Kimberly Senior, Little Gem runs from March 30 to May 5, 2013 in City Theatre's Hamburg Studio Theatre, with an Opening Night performance on Friday, April 5 at 8pm. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: James Barbour Sings 'Bring Him Home' from La Mirada's LES MISERABLES
by Stage Tube - May 23, 2014

LES MISERABLES will star James Barbour as Jean Valjean and 'American Idol' Season Four Finalist Anthony Fedorov as Enjolras. LES MISERABLES will preview on Friday, May 30, 2014 (with a press opening on Saturday, May 31) and run through Sunday, June 22, 2014 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd in La Mirada. In the video below, Barbour sings 'Bring Him Home' from the musical. Click below to listen to the full song! (more...)

Finborough Theatre to Celebrate David Storey's 80th Birthday with EARLY DAYS from June 16
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2013

Celebrating the 80th birthday of playwright and novelist David Storey, the first London production in over 30 years - and the first production in London since the original National Theatre production- David Storey's Early Days plays at the Finborough Theatre for a limited run of nine Sunday and Monday evening and Tuesday matinee performances from Sunday, 16 June 2013 (Press Night: Monday 17 June 2013 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Shakespeare on the Sound to Stage AS YOU LIKE IT, 6/13-30
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2013

Connecticut's premier outdoor Shakespeare will present As You Like It, June 13-30, 2013. The show is one of Shakespeare's most beloved and pastoral comedies. Claire Shannon Kelly, currently the Director of Youth Programming for Shakespeare on the Sound and the director of the company's touring educational program, 'Speaking Daggers,' will direct. Kelly previously worked at the Ordway Theater, the Guthrie Theater, the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey and the George Street Playhouse. She is a resident of New Canaan. (more...)

Jackalope Theatre to Debut THE CASUALS at Storefront Theater, 6/7
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2013

Jackalope Theatre Company, in association with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, presents the world premiere of THE CASUALS, co-written by Chance Bone and Andrew Swanson and directed by Jonathan Berry, playing July 7 - 28, 2013 at The Storefront Theater. (more...)

A LITTLE TOUCH OF COWARD IN THE NIGHT Comes to the Met Room, 6/21
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

SuzBo Entertainment Inc. presents 'A Little Touch of Coward in the Night', the Words and Music of NOËL COWARD. Starring Suzanne Petri and John Eskola with director Bob Breuler and musical director Bob Moreen. (more...)

City Theatre Stages Elaine Murphy's LITTLE GEM, Now thru 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2013

City Theatre presents Little Gem, a lively, new comedy by Irish playwright Elaine Murphy. Directed by Kimberly Senior, Little Gem runs from tonight, March 30 to May 5, 2013 in City Theatre's Hamburg Studio Theatre, with an Opening Night performance on Friday, April 5 at 8pm. (more...)

Lewis Cleale Joins Mandy Gonzalez, Jonathan Groff and More in 92Y's GETTING TO KNOW YOU: RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN, 4/5-7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II were established hit makers when they teamed up to make a musical about cowboys and farmers. What follows was a miracle-Oklahoma!, then Carousel and South Pacific; the list of extraordinary hits goes on. On April 5, 6 and 7 get to know these legends even better at Getting to Know You: Rodgers & Hammerstein, Lyrics & Lyricists first look at the two songwriters as a team. Guest artistic director, writer and host Ted Chapin, head of the Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization, shares an insider's perspective on the pair, gleaned from his years with the Rodgers and Hammerstein families; joined by vocalists Lewis Cleale, Mandy Gonzalez, Jonathan Groff, Rebecca Luker, and Phillipa Soo. (more...)

Rattlestick's Middle Voice Theater Presents BUS STOP, Now thru 3/31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2013

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater's Middle Voice Theater Company has announced a production of William Inge's Bus Stop, directed By Jenna Worsham, which opens tonight, March 27 and runs until Sunday, March 31 at the Producers' Club's Royal Theater. (more...)

Piper Theatre Productions to Premiere STILLED at TNC, 3/19-23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

Piper Theatre Productions (John P. McEneny, Artistic Director, Mina Jones, General Manager), in association with producers, Mike Mergo, Aaron Novak, and John DeSilvestri, present Mike Mergo's new one-act play, Stilled. Directed by Ilana Becker, (Argument Sessions, Dixon Place; Waiting For Lefty, Hartley House), Stilled Features Mike Mergo and Aaron Novak (The Island of Dr. Moreau, Edinburgh Fringe Festival) as Manni and Jeff, Lighting Design by Daniel Winters (Mayday Mayday, St. Anns Warehouse; Drama Desk Nominee for The Man Who Laughs, Stolen Chair Theater Co.), Set Design by Colin McGurk, Sound Design by Toby Jaguar, and Costume Design by Sarah Bertolozzi. (more...)

How Well Do You Know Your Neighbors? Meet the Full Cast of THE REALISTIC JONESES, Beginning Tomorrow!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 12, 2014

Will Eno's new play The Realistic Joneses is set to begin previews tomorrow, March 13, 2014, with an official opening night on Sunday, April 6, 2014, at the Lyceum Theatre (149 W 45th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the full cast, plus check out interviews with the company! (more...)

Termination Productions to Present THE HEAD HUNTER at The Producers Club Theaters, 4/11-5/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

To bring a second life to an undiscovered gem, Termination Productions LLC will present 'The Head Hunter,' a dramatic encounter between a screenwriter and his mobster cousin, at The Producers Club Theaters April 11 to May 4, 2014. The play is written by Mark Borkowski, a New York-based playwright, screenwriter and actor who is now best known for playing Paul Sagorsky in the third and fourth seasons of HBO's Boardwalk Empire. Richard Hymes-Esposito (www.richardhymes.com) directs. It is the first revival of a horrific yet hilarious two-hander that Backstage (Elias Stimac) labeled 'one of the best plays of 2000' when it debuted that year. (more...)

ReGroup Theatre's THE SILENT PARTNER Set for The Players Club, 7/15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2013

Clifford Odets' The Silent Partner, was originally written for production by The Group Theatre, but the company sadly closed its doors before the play was ever mounted. It was never published, and other than a 1972 Lee Strasberg helmed workshop at the Actors Studio, the play has been unseen for 75 years causing it to be the source of much speculation. Often referred to as a long-form version of Waiting For Lefty as it deals with striking workers, it is an entirely original and savagely poetic 3-Act tale that only Odets could tell. (more...)

Jackalope Theatre Debuts THE CASUALS at Storefront Theater Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2013

Jackalope Theatre Company, in association with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, presents the world premiere of THE CASUALS, co-written by Chance Bone and Andrew Swanson and directed by Jonathan Berry, playing tonight, July 7 - 28, 2013 at The Storefront Theater. (more...)

Suzanne Petri to Star in Two-Night Tribute to Sir Noel Coward at Davenport's, 6/26-27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2013

Chicago's acclaimed Jefferson Award nominated actress and winner of the After Dark Award for "Outstanding Cabaret Artist" and the Chicago Cabaret Professionals Gold Coast Award,Suzanne Petri brings " A Little Touch of Coward in the Night" to Davenport's, 1383 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago on Wednesday and Thursday June 26th and 27th at 8pm. There is a $20 cover charge with a two-drink minimum. Due to the high demand for this limited remount, reservations are recommended by calling 773-278-1830 or online www.DavenportsPianoBar.com. (more...)

George Bartenieff Joins Cast of ReGroup Theatre's THE SILENT PARTNER Benefit, 7/15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2013

The Silent Partner will be presented on Monday, July 15th, 2013 at The Players Club: 16 Gramercy Park South, NYC. The evening will begin with an open bar reception from 7pm - 8, followed by the 8 PM hybrid performance/reading of this rare play. (more...)

Suzanne Petri Stars in Two-Night Tribute to Sir Noel Coward at Davenport's, Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2013

Chicago's acclaimed Jefferson Award nominated actress and winner of the After Dark Award for 'Outstanding Cabaret Artist' and the Chicago Cabaret Professionals Gold Coast Award, Suzanne Petri brings ' A Little Touch of Coward in the Night' to Davenport's, 1383 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago tonight and Thursday June 26th and 27th at 8pm. (more...)

Finborough Theatre Celebrates David Storey's 80th Birthday with EARLY DAYS, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2013

Celebrating the 80th birthday of playwright and novelist David Storey, the first London production in over 30 years - and the first production in London since the original National Theatre production- David Storey's Early Days plays at the Finborough Theatre for a limited run of nine Today and Monday evening and Tuesday matinee performances from tonight, 16 June 2013 (Press Night: Monday 17 June 2013 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Shakespeare on the Sound Stages AS YOU LIKE IT, Now thru 6/30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2013

Connecticut's premier outdoor Shakespeare will present As You Like It, tonight, June 13-30, 2013. The show is one of Shakespeare's most beloved and pastoral comedies. Claire Shannon Kelly, currently the Director of Youth Programming for Shakespeare on the Sound and the director of the company's touring educational program, 'Speaking Daggers,' will direct. Kelly previously worked at the Ordway Theater, the Guthrie Theater, the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey and the George Street Playhouse. She is a resident of New Canaan. (more...)

Oracle Presents a World Premiere Adaptation of THE JUNGLE, 7/19-9/6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

Hot on the heels of winning multiple Jeff Awards for THE MOTHER as well as the Emerging Theater Award from Broadway In Chicago, Oracle Productions is proud to announce a world premiere adaptation of THE JUNGLE by Upton Sinclair. Adapter and director Matt Foss returns to Oracle after his 2013 smash-hit, Waiting For Lefty. Sinclair's classic expose on Chicago's sordid industrial past receives a fresh, fast paced interpretation with music by Nicholas Tonozzi, who won the 2014 Jeff Award for Best Original Music for his work on THE MOTHER at Oracle. THE JUNGLE opensJuly 19, 2014, and runs through September 6, 2014 at Oracle Theatre (3809 N. Broadway in Chicago). Performances are Friday, Saturday and Monday nights at 8PM; Sundays at 7PM. Press are invited to attend on July 19 - or any night during the run. (more...)

Horse Trade Theater Group & LTR to Present BECKETT IN BENGHAZI, 7/25-8/10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2013

Horse Trade Theater Group will present Less Than Rent Theatre's World Premiere of Ben Diserens' BECKETT IN BENGHAZI, July 25-August 10 at UNDER St. Marks (94 St. Marks Place). The production will be directed by James Presson (FringeNYC Award Winner for Directing in 2010) and feature Julie Voshell (Movin' Out; Pop), Becca Ballenger (American Stare), Adam Weppler (Waiting For Lefty with Roundabout; Puppet Hamlet), Rachel B. Joyce (Muskego Lake, Desire! A Varsouviana), Brendan McDonough (Three Sisters with The Assembly), and Patrick Dooley (Words, Razors, and the Wounded Heart). Designs will feature sets by Dan Geggatt (Asuncion; Billy Witch), costumes by Jenni Meador, sound by Emily Auciello (The Dance and the Railroad at Signature Center), choreography by Jennifer Delac, and fight design by Cory Asinofsky (Richard 3). (more...)

Northlight Theatre Announces Artistic Associate Kimberly Senior
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2013

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, announces the appointment of Artistic Associate Kimberly Senior. Kimberly will be working with the artistic staff on initiatives in the artistic department and will provide an artistic presence in relevant matters as they pertain to other departments, including education and fundraising events. (more...)

David Aaron Baker & Kelly McAndrew to Lead Chautauqua Theater Company's DARK RADIO Reading, 7/11-13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2013

Continuing to build on the enormous success of new play development at Chautauqua Theater Company (CTC), Artistic Director Vivienne Benesch and Managing Director Sarah Clare Corporandy, announces casting for the Signature Staged Readings of Dark Radio by Colin McKenna to be presented July 11-13 on the Bratton Theater Mainstage. (more...)

SNOW WHITE & THE BEAST Comes to the Lee Strasberg Theatre, 7/23-25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2014

The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute (115 East 15th Street) presentsSnow White & The Beast, a new play by Mathilde Dehaye playing in the Lee Strasberg Theatre July 23rd thru 25th. Renoly Santiago direc (more...)

BWW Reviews: none too fragile's, ON THE LINE, Compelling Script and Acting at its Finest
by Roy Berko - Jul 29, 2013

Sean Derry and Alanna Romansky, co-directors of none too fragile theater, have a knack for picking scripts that insight and excite. They reach for creating dissonance in the minds of the audience. In their short existence, the theatre has taken on the Israeli-Palestine conflict, racial hatred, and now unionism and big business. No wonder the venue bills itself as 'Akron and Northeast Ohio's home for kick-a** theater!.' (more...)

Horse Trade Theater Group & LTR Present BECKETT IN BENGHAZI, Now thru 8/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2013

Horse Trade Theater Group will present Less Than Rent Theatre's World Premiere of Ben Diserens' BECKETT IN BENGHAZI, today, July 25-August 10 at UNDER St. Marks. (more...)

NAATCO to Open 24th Season with AWAKE & SING, 8/16-9/8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2013

The OBIE Award-winning NAATCO, National Asian American Theater Company, will kick off their 24th season with Clifford Odets's Awake & Sing! Stephen Fried directs an all-Asian American cast that includes Sanjit de Silva, Mel Duane Gionson, Andrew Ramcharan Guilarte, Mia Katigbak, Teresa Avia Lim, Jon Norman Schneider, David Shih, Alok Tewari, and Henry Yuk. This Off-Broadway limited engagement will begin August 16th at Walker Space (46 Walker Street) and continue through September 8th only. Opening Night is set for August 21st (8pm). (more...)

Oracle Produces World-Premiere Play at Chicago Fringe 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

After a powerful opening of THE JUNGLE last weekend, Oracle Productions announces a world-premiere play to be performed at Chicago Fringe 2014. Zachary Baker-Salmon adapts and directs THIS HOUSE BELIEVES THE AMERICAN DREAM IS AT THE EXPENSE OF THE AMERICAN NEGRO, which introduces Public Access Theatre to audiences at the popular festival. Featuring Johnard Washington as James Baldwin and Company Member Jeremy Clark as William F. Buckley, Jr., THIS HOUSE BELIEVES... opens on August 28, 2014, at 7PM and runs for a total of 7 performances during the festival. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Travis Delgado, Stephanie Polt and More in Oracle's THE JUNGLE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Hot on the heels of winning multiple Jeff Awards for THE MOTHER as well as the Emerging Theater Award from Broadway In Chicago, Oracle Productions is proud to announce a world premiere adaptation of THE JUNGLE byUpton Sinclair. Adapter and director Matt Foss returns to Oracle after his 2013 smash-hit, Waiting For Lefty. Sinclair's classic expose on Chicago's sordid industrial past receives a fresh, fast paced interpretation with music by Nicholas Tonozzi, who won the 2014 Jeff Award for Best Original Music for his work on THE MOTHER at Oracle. THE JUNGLE opens tonight, July 19, 2014, and runs through September 6, 2014 at Oracle Theatre (3809 N. Broadway in Chicago). Performances are Friday, Saturday and Monday nights at 8PM; Sundays at 7PM. Press are invited to attend any night during the run. Check out a first look at the production below! (more...)

ReGroup Theatre's THE SILENT PARTNER Set for The Players Club Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2013

Clifford Odets' The Silent Partner, was originally written for production by The Group Theatre, but the company sadly closed its doors before the play was ever mounted. It was never published, and other than a 1972 Lee Strasberg helmed workshop at the Actors Studio, the play has been unseen for 75 years causing it to be the source of much speculation. Often referred to as a long-form version of Waiting For Lefty as it deals with striking workers, it is an entirely original and savagely poetic 3-Act tale that only Odets could tell. (more...)

ReGroup Theatre's THE SILENT PARTNER Benefit Set for Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2013

The Silent Partner will be presented tonight, Monday, July 15th, 2013 at The Players Club: 16 Gramercy Park South, NYC. The evening begins with an open bar reception from 7pm - 8, followed by the 8 PM hybrid performance/reading of this rare play. (more...)

David Aaron Baker & Kelly McAndrew Lead Chautauqua Theater Company's DARK RADIO Reading, Now thru 7/13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2013

Continuing to build on the enormous success of new play development at Chautauqua Theater Company (CTC), Artistic Director Vivienne Benesch and Managing Director Sarah Clare Corporandy, announces casting for the Signature Staged Readings of Dark Radio by Colin McKenna to be presented today, July 11-13 on the Bratton Theater Mainstage. (more...)

Joan Allen Set for Final Season of THE KILLING
by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

Allen will take on the role of Margaret O'Neal, 'the head of an all-boys military academy,' located just outside of Seattle. (more...)

Wasatch Theatrical Ventures to Present INHERIT THE WIND, 2/8-3/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2014

Wasatch Theatrical Ventures will present one of the great American plays of the 20th century, INHERIT THE WIND, written by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, directed by the award-winning Kiff Scholl, produced by Racquel Lehrman/Theatre Planners. In a small town courtroom and with the eyes of the nation upon them, two legal giants face off over a teacher's right to teach evolution to a high school class in this critically acclaimed drama based on the Scopes Monkey Trial. As rousing and relevant today as it was when it debuted in 1955, INHERIT THE WIND is an edge-of-your-seat riveting look at the age-old conflict between science and religion. The play opens Friday, February 8th and runs through March 16th at the Grove Theatre Center in Burbank, CA. (more...)

THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP, SEUSSICAL, POE and More Set for Berkshire Theatre Group's 86th Summer Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

Berkshire Theatre Group and Artistic Director/CEO, Kate Maguire have announced the Summer 2014 Theatre Season offering classic works coupled with contemporary plays. (more...)

Dennis Staroselsky Named Stella Adler Studio of Acting's Harold Clurman Lab Theater's 2014 Playwright-in-Residence
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2014

The Harold Clurman Playwrights Division, a program of the Stella Adler Studio of Acting, has chosen actor/writer Dennis Staroselsky as it's Playwright-in-Residence for 2014. Previous residents include Halley Feiffer, Mia Chung, Anton Dudley, Christina Gorman, Zayd Dohrn, and Peter Nickowitz. Over seventy writers submitted applications and full-length plays for consideration in the merit-based annual search. (more...)

BAC TO BROADWAY: A BENEFIT CABARET Set for 1/11
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2013

In the can-do spirit of so many popular Broadway musicals, seven professional performers are joining BAC Artistic Director of Theater and Dance Shellee Frazee to stage "BAC to Broadway, A Benefit Cabaret," Sat., Jan 11, 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m., at the Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W. 111th St., Chicago. All tickets $20, and all proceeds will go to funding the BAC professional theater series. (more...)

Horse Trade Theater Group & LTR to Present BECKETT IN BENGHAZI, 7/25-8/10
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2013

Horse Trade Theater Group will present Less Than Rent Theatre's World Premiere of Ben Diserens' BECKETT IN BENGHAZI, July 25-August 10 at UNDER St. Marks (94 St. Marks Place). The production will be directed by James Presson (FringeNYC Award Winner for Directing in 2010) and feature Julie Voshell (Movin' Out; Pop), Becca Ballenger (American Stare), Adam Weppler (Waiting For Lefty with Roundabout; Puppet Hamlet), Rachel B. Joyce (Muskego Lake, Desire! A Varsouviana), Brendan McDonough (Three Sisters with The Assembly), and Patrick Dooley (Words, Razors, and the Wounded Heart). Designs will feature sets by Dan Geggatt (Asuncion; Billy Witch), costumes by Jenni Meador, sound by Emily Auciello (The Dance and the Railroad at Signature Center), choreography by Jennifer Delac, and fight design by Cory Asinofsky (Richard 3). (more...)

Misty Rowe Will Play the Metropolitan Room, 10/4-6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2013

This October, the television and film actress and singer Misty Rowe makes a rare New York stage appearance as she premieres a brand new club act, "Blondes STILL Have More Fun," in an exclusive four-show engagement at The Metropolitan Room, 34 West 22nd Street. Widely recognized in the 70's and 80's for her roles on Hee Haw, Happy Days and Mel Brooks' When Things Were Rotten, Rowe makes her well-reasoned case for blonde hegemony in a revue filled with country-tinged folk, rock and pop that makes hay of her 40+ years in show business. (more...)

Mandy Gonzalez, Jonathan Groff and More Set for 92Y's GETTING TO KNOW YOU: RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN, Now thru 4/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2014

Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II were established hit makers when they teamed up to make a musical about cowboys and farmers. What follows was a miracle-Oklahoma!, then Carousel and South Pacific; the list of extraordinary hits goes on. Tonight, April 5 and April 6 and 7 get to know these legends even better at Getting to Know You: Rodgers & Hammerstein, Lyrics & Lyricists first look at the two songwriters as a team. Guest artistic director, writer and host Ted Chapin, head of the Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization, shares an insider's perspective on the pair, gleaned from his years with the Rodgers and Hammerstein families; joined by vocalists Lewis Cleale, Mandy Gonzalez, Jonathan Groff, Rebecca Luker, and Phillipa Soo. (more...)

MOM BABY GOD Comes to New York City, 6/3-7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

MOM BABY GOD, Madeline Burrows' one-woman show based on her 2 years undercover at pro-life conferences taps into the smoldering political conflict in the US surrounding reproductive rights and is leaving audiences around the country inspired and galvanized to action. This summer, Smartt Productions is pleased to present MOM BABY GOD as part of New York City's 6th Annual Planet Connections Theatre Festivity. Tickets are $18 and may be purchased through mombabygod.com/schedule. (more...)

Stella Adler Studio's Harold Clurman Playwrights Division Seeks Playwright-in-Residence for 2015
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

The Harold Clurman Playwrights Division, a program of the Stella Adler Studio of Acting, has opened its search for the Playwright-in-Residence for 2015 and announced three additional categories for playwrights. The residency program seeks an emerging writer who will collaborate with the studio for one year, develop a new play and receive a $1,000 stipend. The current resident is Dennis Staroselsky and previous residents include Halley Feiffer, Mia Chung, Anton Dudley, Christina Gorman, Zayd Dohrn, and Peter Nickowitz. (more...)

BWW Invite: Attend SAG Foundation Career Conversations with THE REALISTIC JONESES' Marisa Tomei on 4/24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for an inaugural filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. Please join us for a career Conversations with Marisa Tomei moderated by Broadway World's Richard Ridge of 'Backstage with Richard Ridge!', on Thursday, April 24th (11:45 am to 1:00 pm). (more...)


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James Barbour to Lead LES MISERABLES at La Mirada Theatre; Opens 5/31
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts and McCoy Rigby Entertainment present the fifth and final production in its 2013-1014 season of shows with the Los Angeles regional theatre premiere of one of the most beloved musicals of all time, based on the novel by Victor Hugo, the Tony award-winning, LES MISERABLES, music by Claude-Michel Schonberg, book by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg, lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer, with musical direction by John Glaudini, choreography by Dana Solimando and directed by Brian Kite. (more...)

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