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Diane Lane and Tony Shalhoub Star in LCT's THE MYSTERY OF LOVE AND SEX, Opening TonightDiane Lane and Tony Shalhoub Star in LCT's THE MYSTERY OF LOVE AND SEX, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

Lincoln Center Theater welcomes Mamoudou Athie, Diane Lane, Gayle Rankin, and Tony Shalhoub in its production of The Mystery of Love and Sex, a new play by Bathsheba Doran. The production, which is directed by Sam Gold, began previews on February 5 and opens tonight, March 2, at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

Zelda Williams Talks Keeping Her Father's Memory AliveZelda Williams Talks Keeping Her Father's Memory Alive
by Movies News Desk - Mar 1, 2015

The daughter of the late, great actor Robin Williams (BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO), Zelda Williams, recently revealed how easy it is for her to keep her father's memory alive. (more...)

Court Theatre's WAITING FOR GODOT, Directed by Ron OJ Parson, Begins 1/15Court Theatre's WAITING FOR GODOT, Directed by Ron OJ Parson, Begins 1/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2015

Court Theatre Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert present Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett, directed by Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson. Waiting for Godot will run January 15 - February 15, 2015 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. Press Opening is Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 8:00PM. (more...)

EgoPo's Classic Theater's 2014-15 American Giants Festival to Continue with STAIRS TO THE ROOF, 2/11-3/1EgoPo's Classic Theater's 2014-15 American Giants Festival to Continue with STAIRS TO THE ROOF, 2/11-3/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2015

EgoPo Classic Theater's 2014-15 American Giants Festival continues with the Philadelphia premiere of Tennessee Williams' rarely-seen early play, Stairs to the Roof, running February 11-March 1 at the Latvian Society, with press opening on Friday, February 13. (more...)

BWW 2014 Seattle Critic's Choice Awards (Jay's Picks)BWW 2014 Seattle Critic's Choice Awards (Jay's Picks)
by Jay Irwin - Jan 8, 2015

Oh my! It's been a hell of a year for the Seattle Theatre scene and I can say we've been quite fortunate to see the incredible shows we have. So many amazing shows in fact that picking just a few stand outs (let alone a "best") is a near impossibility. But I have searched the deep dark recesses of my memory to find the shows and performances that really stood out and stuck with me beyond the evening and throughout the year. And so, without further ado, I'm thrilled to present the BWW 2014 Seattle Critic's Choice Awards (or Jay's Picks). Let the awesomeness flow! (more...)

Luna Stage to Present Terrence McNally's A PERFECT GANESH, 1/29-2/22Luna Stage to Present Terrence McNally's A PERFECT GANESH, 1/29-2/22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

Luna Stage begins 2015 with a revival of A Perfect Ganesh, Terrence McNally's beautiful story of love and redemption. A Perfect Ganesh opens to previews on Thursday January 29, 2015 and runs Thursdays through Sundays through February 22nd. Opening night is Saturday January 31, 2015. Select performances are followed by Talkbacks with the creative team. Tickets range from $25-$35. Group sales available. $10 Student Rush tickets available one half-hour before curtain. Individual tickets can be purchased at lunastage.org, or at the box office Tues.-Fri. 10am-3pm (973-395-5551). (more...)

Anna Chlumsky, Richard Thomas Join the Cast of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU TonightAnna Chlumsky, Richard Thomas Join the Cast of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Tonight
by TV News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

Anna Chlumsky will take over for Rose Byrne in the hit Broadway revival of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU. The two-time Emmy nominated actress will be joined by Richard Thomas, who will replace Mark Linn-Baker. Both actors will join the production tonight, January 6th. (more...)

Bill Irwin, Billy Porter and Anna Deavere Smith Set for PTC's 2015 'Theatre Masters' SeriesBill Irwin, Billy Porter and Anna Deavere Smith Set for PTC's 2015 'Theatre Masters' Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

From clown to actor, from performer to playwright, from actor to social commentator, Bill Irwin, Billy Porter, and Anna Deavere Smith share their artistic journeys in Philadelphia Theatre Company's new Theatre Masters series. Launched as part of PTC's celebration of its 40th Anniversary season, Theatre Masters will offer an array of Monday night on-stage interviews with major theatre artists with whom PTC has worked, each sharing their personal journey of transformation and creative growth over time and how it has impacted both their art and their lives. This season's schedule features Bill Irwin on February16, Billy Porter on March 23, and Anna Deavere Smith on May 11. (more...)

Tickets to Chicago Theatre Week Now On SaleTickets to Chicago Theatre Week Now On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

Due to overwhelming success, Chicago Theatre Week is expanding in 2015. The upcoming celebration of the rich tradition of theatre-going in Chicago is returning for its third year and will take place February 12 - 22, 2015, spanning a week and two full weekends for the first time. More than 100 productions are expected to participate as part of the 2015 lineup. Chicago Theatre Week is presented by the League of Chicago Theatres in partnership with Choose Chicago. (more...)

BWW TV: First Look at Highlights of Court Theatre's WAITING FOR GODOTBWW TV: First Look at Highlights of Court Theatre's WAITING FOR GODOT
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 26, 2015

Court Theatre Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert present Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett, directed by Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson. Waiting for Godot will run January 15 - February 15, 2015 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. Press Opening is Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 8:00PM. (more...)

John Goodman and Tom Sturridge Join UK's AMERICAN BUFFALO at Wyndham, AprilJohn Goodman and Tom Sturridge Join UK's AMERICAN BUFFALO at Wyndham, April
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

John Goodman and Tom Sturridge will join Damian Lewis in the major new revival of David Mamet's gripping 1975 playAmerican Buffalo. Directed by Daniel Evans, American Buffalo will play at Wyndham's Theatre for a strictly limited run from16 April - 27 June 2015. (more...)

PICT Classic Theatre to Open 2015 Season with FOR THE TREE TO DROP, 2/19-28PICT Classic Theatre to Open 2015 Season with FOR THE TREE TO DROP, 2/19-28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

It's a new year, and PICT Classic Theatre opens its nineteenth season out of the gate with a world-premiere, For the Tree to Drop, written by celebrated local actress Lissa Brennan. Part of PICT's brand-new Downtown Series, it is no coincidence that this compelling piece will run February 19 - 28, during Black History Month, at the Peirce Studio inside The Trust Arts Education Center at 805 Liberty Avenue. (more...)

Ron Canada, Luke Forbes and Adam Gerber Star in George Street's THE WHIPPING MAN, Opening TonightRon Canada, Luke Forbes and Adam Gerber Star in George Street's THE WHIPPING MAN, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

The Whipping Man by Matthew Lopez opens tonight, January 23, 2015 at George Street Playhouse. The production runs through February 15, 2015 Directed by Seret Scott, the cast features Ron Canada, Luke Forbes and Adam Gerber. (more...)

Rajiv Joseph to Recieve 2015 Laurents/Hatcher AwardRajiv Joseph to Recieve 2015 Laurents/Hatcher Award
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

The Trustees of The Laurents / Hatcher Foundation, Inc. are pleased to announce that THE GUARDS AT THE TAJ by RAJIV JOSEPH has been selected for the 2015 LAURENTS / HATCHER FOUNDATION AWARD. The foundation will provide a $50,000 cash award to Mr. Joseph and a grant of $100,000 to go directly towards the production costs of the play's premiere at THE ATLANTIC THEATER COMPANY. (more...)

John Goodman and Tom Sturridge Board West End-Bound AMERICAN BUFFALOJohn Goodman and Tom Sturridge Board West End-Bound AMERICAN BUFFALO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

According to the Daily Mail, John Goodman and Tom Sturridge will team up with Damian Lewis in this spring's West End production of AMERICAN BUFFALO. David Mamet's play, helmed by Daniel Evans, will run at Wyndham's Theatre from April 16, with a closing date set for June 27, 2015. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at WAITING FOR GODOT at Court TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at WAITING FOR GODOT at Court Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

Court Theatre Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert present Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett, directed by Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson. Waiting for Godot runs now through February 15, 2015 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. Press Opening is Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 8:00PM. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 1/21/15- WAITING FOR GODOTSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 1/21/15- WAITING FOR GODOT
by Stage Tube - Jan 21, 2015

Today in 1957 Waiting for Godot opened at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre, where it ran for 6 performances. An absurdist play by Samuel Beckett, it revolves around two characters, Vladimir and Estragon, who wait endlessly and in vain for someone named Godot to arrive. Godot's absence, as well as numerous other aspects of the play, have led to many different interpretations since the play's premiere. Since its US premiere in 1956, several notable revivals have been produced, including the 1988 production featuring Robin Williams and Steve Martin, and the 2009 revival starring Nathan Lane and Bill Irwin. (more...)

Columbia Stages to Present David Eldridge's FESTEN, 1/28-31Columbia Stages to Present David Eldridge's FESTEN, 1/28-31
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2015

Columbia Stages is proud to present FESTEN, a dark comedy by British playwright David Eldridge. Adapted from the 1998 Danish film of the same name, FESTEN depicts the story of a family ravaged by secrets, twisted accusations, and unbearable wounds. (more...)

VIDEO: Patrick Stewart Debunks Pizza-Eating Rumors on CONAN!VIDEO: Patrick Stewart Debunks Pizza-Eating Rumors on CONAN!
by TV News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

Contrary to popular belief, Sir Patrick has eaten pizza before last year. Sort of. Below, check out the actor's appearance on CONAN in which he attempts to clear up recent false reports (more...)

BWW Reviews: The Astounding Giles Davies in Jobsite Theater's TWELFTH NIGHTBWW Reviews: The Astounding Giles Davies in Jobsite Theater's TWELFTH NIGHT
by Peter Nason - Jan 15, 2015

This is an eye-popping, slam dunk production, with a star turn by Giles Davies as Malvolio that leaves the audience in hysterics. (more...)

VIDEO: Sir Patrick Stewart Acts Out 'Most Annoying People on the Plane' on KIMMELVIDEO: Sir Patrick Stewart Acts Out 'Most Annoying People on the Plane' on KIMMEL
by TV News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

On last night's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE, host Jimmy Kimmel was going to just read the list, but he thought it would be more interesting if the great Sir Patrick Stewart acted it out. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Cincinnati Shakespeare's WAITING FOR GODOTPhoto Flash: First Look at Cincinnati Shakespeare's WAITING FOR GODOT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company kicks off 2015 with this vaudevillian production of the classic "Waiting for Godot" by Samuel Beckett. This production is directed by Cincinnati Shakespeare's Producing Artistic Director, Brian Isaac Phillips and features Cincinnati Shakespeare's Resident Ensemble members Bruce Cromer, Jim Hopkins, Nicholas Rose and Brent Vimtrup, joined by young actor Jack Johnson. The design is generously sponsored by Graydon Head. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the stars onstage below! (more...)

YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Cast Will Volunteer at God's Love We DeliverYOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Cast Will Volunteer at God's Love We Deliver
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

To carry over the holiday spirit into the new year, cast members from the You Can't Take It With You Pulitzer Prize-winning revival by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman will be volunteering their time and working as a group at God's Love We Deliver. The cast will be helping prepare meals in the kitchen on Tuesday, January 20th for a three-hour afternoon shift. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Anna Chlumsky and Richard Thomas in YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOUPhoto Flash: First Look at Anna Chlumsky and Richard Thomas in YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

Anna Chlumsky and Richard Thomas just joined the hit Broadway revival of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU on January 6, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at them onstage below! (more...)

2014 Flashback: This Year Backstage with Richard Ridge2014 Flashback: This Year Backstage with Richard Ridge
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 1, 2015

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge has moderated some fascinating discussions throughout 2014, including interviews with dynamic, best-friend duo Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart, leading ladies Audra McDonald, Kelli O'Hara, Estelle Parsons, Vanessa Redgrave, and more. Scroll down for links and stills from this year's interviews! (more...)

WAITING FOR WAITING FOR GODOT Begins 2/19 at the VanguardWAITING FOR WAITING FOR GODOT Begins 2/19 at the Vanguard
by Carol Kassie - Feb 5, 2015

What better way to inaugurate a brand new theatrical space than with a play that masterfully and humorously takes on a theatrical classic. Thinking Cap Theatre moves into the Vanguard on February 19th with Dave Hanson's critically acclaimed Waiting for Waiting for Godot. The production will run through March 1st. (more...)

Diane Lane and Tony Shalhoub Star in LCT's THE MYSTERY OF LOVE AND SEX, Beginning TonightDiane Lane and Tony Shalhoub Star in LCT's THE MYSTERY OF LOVE AND SEX, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2015

Lincoln Center Theater welcomes Mamoudou Athie, Diane Lane, Gayle Rankin, and Tony Shalhoub in its production of THE MYSTERY OF LOVE AND SEX, a new play by Bathsheba Doran. The production, which is directed by Sam Gold, begins previews tonight, February 5 and open on Monday, March 2 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

Bill Irwin to Kick Off Philadelphia Theatre Company's New THEATRE MASTERS Series, 2/16Bill Irwin to Kick Off Philadelphia Theatre Company's New THEATRE MASTERS Series, 2/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2015

Tony Award-winning actor and clown Bill Irwin opens Philadelphia Theatre Company's new Theatre Masters Series on February 16 at 7:00 PM at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre (Broad and Lombard Streets). Irwin will be joined in his conversation by arts consultant and former Executive Director of the American Theatre Wing Howard Sherman. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 2/3/2015 - SNOW ORCHID, THE LION, 'EXTREME HAPPINESS' and More!WAKE UP with BWW 2/3/2015 - SNOW ORCHID, THE LION, 'EXTREME HAPPINESS' and More!
by Jessica Showers - Feb 3, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: SNOW ORCHID, THE LION, 'EXTREME HAPPINESS' and LIVES OF THE SAINTS all begin off-Broadway tonight! (more...)

Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush, Hugo Weaving and More to Appear in Sydney Theatre Company's 2015 SeasonCate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush, Hugo Weaving and More to Appear in Sydney Theatre Company's 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

Artists confirmed for Andrew Upton's seventh season (his second programmed as solo Artistic Director) at Sydney Theatre Company in 2015 include many of Australia's top theatrical talents: Cate Blanchett, Jacqueline McKenzie, Robyn Nevin, Susie Porter, Richard Roxburgh, Geoffrey Rush, Helen Thomson, Hugo Weaving, Ursula Yovich and many more in a program boasting directors such as Neil Armfield, Leticia Ca?ceres, Richard Cottrell, John Crowley, Pamela Rabe and STC's Andrew Upton, Sarah Goodes and Kip Williams. (more...)

Tom Budge Replaces Robert Menzies in STC's ENDGAMETom Budge Replaces Robert Menzies in STC's ENDGAME
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2015

Robert Menzies has withdrawn from Sydney Theatre Company's forthcoming production of Endgame by Samuel Beckett, for health reasons. Tom Budge has taken on the role of Clov. The production, also featuring Hugo Weaving, Sarah Peirse and Bruce Spence directed by Andrew Upton, is at Roslyn Packer Theatre Walsh Bay from 31 March to 9 May 2015 (Opening Night: Tuesday 7 April at 7.30pm). (more...)

Sam Strong Directs MTC's ENDGAME, Opening at Southbank TheatreSam Strong Directs MTC's ENDGAME, Opening at Southbank Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2015

MTC Associate Artistic Director Sam Strong directs master craftsman Colin Friels in ENDGAME. Bringing Samuel Beckett's great modernist masterpiece back to the mainstage on a set designed by acclaimed visual artist Callum Morton, Endgame opens at 8pm Thursday 26 March 2015 at Southbank Theatre, The Sumner. (more...)

BWW Flashback: A Sparkling Send-Off! YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Closes on BroadwayBWW Flashback: A Sparkling Send-Off! YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Closes on Broadway
by BWW Special Coverage - Feb 22, 2015

YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, the Pulitzer Prize-winning revival by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman, marks its final performance this afternoon, February 22, 2015. It will have played for 208 performances at Broadway's Longacre Theatre. Below, BroadwayWorld takes you back through the revival's run on the Great White Way! (more...)

New Yiddish Rep to Kick Off 'Seltzer Nights' Next MonthNew Yiddish Rep to Kick Off 'Seltzer Nights' Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2015

New Yiddish Rep recreates the bawdy, boisterous and often backbiting atmosphere of a Yiddish music hall on the Lower East Side a century ago with the first of several planned 'Seltzer Nights' beginning Saturday March 21 at 7pm. The launch of the 'Seltzer Nights' project, which incubates at the Castillo Theatre, 543 West 42nd Street, for four Saturdays through the spring, culminates in a daring new original American musical in English and Yiddish (the premiere of which will be announced at a later date). (more...)

Andrew Upton Ends Eight Years with Sydney Theatre Company; Hunt Begins for New Artistic DirectorAndrew Upton Ends Eight Years with Sydney Theatre Company; Hunt Begins for New Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2015

Sydney Theatre Company Artistic Director Andrew Upton will step down at the end of this year. The company, which is beginning its search for a new artistic director, posted the following announcement on its website. (more...)

YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Enters Final Week of Performances on BroadwayYOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Enters Final Week of Performances on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2015

You Can't Take It With You, the Pulitzer Prize-winning revival by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman, is set to play its final performances this week. The show will play its final performance on Sunday, February 22nd at 3 pm. It will have played 208 performances. (more...)

YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU's Anna Chlumsky Talks Broadway Debut: 'It's Magic'YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU's Anna Chlumsky Talks Broadway Debut: 'It's Magic'
by TV News Desk - Feb 13, 2015

In a new interview with ET, Anna Chlumsky talks about making her Broadway debut in the hit comedy YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU. (more...)

The Fugard Theatre Celebrates its Fifth BirthdayThe Fugard Theatre Celebrates its Fifth Birthday
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2015

Today, on Thursday 12 February, to mark the occasion of the Fugard Theatre's fifth birthday since its official opening, the Fugard Theatre staff and the cast and crew of David Kramer's highly acclaimed musical ORPHEUS IN AFRICA, will light the candles on a birthday cake after the curtain call of the 8pm performance. All patrons attending the show will raise a glass of bubbly in the foyer after the show. (more...)

AS YOU LIKE IT & HENRY V Set for Seattle Shakespeare's Wooden O Summer 2015 SeasonAS YOU LIKE IT & HENRY V Set for Seattle Shakespeare's Wooden O Summer 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2015

Seattle Shakespeare Company's free Wooden O productions for this summer will be As You Like It and Henry IV part 1. Both shows will start performances on July 9 and will perform in park venues throughout the region through August 9. (please see attached schedule). For the first time Seattle Shakespeare Company will bring a show to Tacoma, performing at Wright Park. As You Like It will transfer to Walla Walla, WA for a week of performances August 12-16 as part of Shakespeare Walla Walla . (more...)

VIDEO: Patrick Stewart Shares Singing Christmas Hat for HolidaysVIDEO: Patrick Stewart Shares Singing Christmas Hat for Holidays
by Movies News Desk - Dec 26, 2014

Patrick Stewart's wife, Sunny Ozell shared a video on Youtube Wednesday, titled 'Sweet Hat Bro,' featuring her husband wearing a singing and dancing illuminated Santa hat. Check out the holiday cheer below! (more...)

Cincinnati Shakespeare to Kick Off 2015 with WAITING FOR GODOT, 1/14-2/7Cincinnati Shakespeare to Kick Off 2015 with WAITING FOR GODOT, 1/14-2/7
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

?Cincinnati Shakespeare Company kicks off 2015 with this vaudevillian production of the classic "Waiting for Godot" by Samuel Beckett. This production is directed by Cincinnati Shakespeare's Producing Artistic Director, Brian Isaac Phillips and features Cincinnati Shakespeare's Resident Ensemble members Bruce Cromer, Jim Hopkins, Nicholas Rose and Brent Vimtrup, joined by young actor Jack Johnson. (more...)

Come Hear the Music Play! CABARET Will Launch National Tour in January 2016Come Hear the Music Play! CABARET Will Launch National Tour in January 2016
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

The musical masterpiece returns, direct from Broadway! As part of their 50th Anniversary Season, Roundabout Theatre Company is a proud to announce a national tour of SAM MENDES (Skyfall, American Beauty) and ROB MARSHALL'S (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) Tony AwardŽ-winning production of CABARET. The tour will launch in January 2016 and visit over 20 cities in North America. All casting and market information will be announced shortly. (more...)

Company of Fools' PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Begins TonightCompany of Fools' PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

This December Company of Fools (COF), a proud part of the Sun Valley Center for the Arts, invites you to set sail with a wildly theatrical, hilarious and innovative retelling of how a miserable orphan came to be Peter Pan! COF is one of the first theaters outside of New York to receive the rights to this Broadway hit and will present 13 public performances of this family-friendly adventure from tonight, December 18 through January 3 (recommended for children ages 8 and up). (more...)

Sean Mathias Joins Creative Team of THE EXORCIST; Play Heading for Broadway?Sean Mathias Joins Creative Team of THE EXORCIST; Play Heading for Broadway?
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

BroadwayWorld has just learned that a stage version of The Exorcist is currently in the works, and Tony nominee Sean Mathias is on board to direct the project. The play, adapted by John Pielmeier, enjoyed a run at Los Angeles' Geffen Playhouse in 2012, starring Richard Chamberlain and Brooke Shields. Production details have not yet been announced. (more...)

World Premiere of Steve Spencer's PUSH BUTTON MURDER Begins 1/8 at the side projectWorld Premiere of Steve Spencer's PUSH BUTTON MURDER Begins 1/8 at the side project
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

the side project will kick off the New Year with the World Premiere of Steve Spencer's dark comedy, Push Button Murder. Spencer, the author of 2007 blackbox hit Another Day in the Empire, continues his biting, sarcastic and caustic humor with his play which starts previews January 8, 2015. The play marks his first at the side project. It's director Ronan Marra's side project debut as well. (more...)

VIDEO: Ian McKellen Teaches Cookie Monster to 'Resist' on SESAME STREETVIDEO: Ian McKellen Teaches Cookie Monster to 'Resist' on SESAME STREET
by TV News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

You shall not pass! Please resist! The word resist means to control yourself and stop yourself from doing something you really want to do, though that's not a word that Cookie Monster really understands. So, stage and screen vet Ian McKellen stopped by SESAME STREET to demonstrate. Watch the clip below! (more...)

Wilbury Group to Present Tom Stoppard's ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD Next MonthWilbury Group to Present Tom Stoppard's ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

The Wilbury Theatre Group has announced a production of Tom Stoppard's tragi-comedic masterpiece Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead. The celebrated playwright's work takes dark and hilarious look at art, life, and the world from the point of view of Hamlet's ill-fated school chums, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern. Directed by Wilbury Group Artistic Director Josh Short with music by Marc Kaplan, this reimagined production features Joshua Andrews and Patrick Saunders in the titular roles, with David Tessier as the Player. (more...)

World Premiere of Steve Spencer's PUSH BUTTON MURDER Begins Next Month at the side projectWorld Premiere of Steve Spencer's PUSH BUTTON MURDER Begins Next Month at the side project
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

the side project will kick off the New Year with the World Premiere of Steve Spencer's dark comedy, Push Button Murder. Spencer, the author of 2007 blackbox hit Another Day in the Empire, continues his biting, sarcastic and caustic humor with his play which starts previews January 8, 2015. The play marks his first at the side project. It's director Ronan Marra's side project debut as well. (more...)

NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM Stars Remember Robin Williams at Film's PremiereNIGHT AT THE MUSEUM Stars Remember Robin Williams at Film's Premiere
by Movies News Desk - Dec 13, 2014

Director Shawn Levy's NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: SECRET OF THE TOMB, hits theaters on December 19 - at the film's premiere, Levy and the film's stars spoke of the late Robin Williams to The Hollywood Reporter, who plays Teddy Roosevelt in the 'MUSEUM,' one of his last projects. (more...)

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Opens Next Month at Chichester's Festival TheatreTO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Opens Next Month at Chichester's Festival Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2014

One of the best-loved novels of the 20th century will be staged at Chichester's Festival Theatre in January. (more...)

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