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Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 10/24/2009

Below is BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar updated on 10/24/2009. For the complete calendar of upcoming events, concerts, openings, closings and more, visit BroadwayWorld.com's Event Calendar.

The New York Philharmonic Presents Asian Horizons: Alan Gilbert - 10/24/2009

At a press conference in Tokyo today, New York Philharmonic Music Director Designate Alan Gilbert and President and Executive Director Zarin Mehta announced the details of Asian Horizons: Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic, October 8?24, 2009. This will be the Orchestra?s inaugural international concert tour under the leadership of Alan Gilbert, who will begin his tenure as Music Director in September 2009. Asian Horizons will consist of eleven concerts, spanning five Asian countries, with performances in Tokyo, Japan (a destination of special significance in light of Mr. Gilbert?s Japanese heritage); Seoul, Korea; Singapore; and the Philharmonic?s debut performances in Hanoi, Vietnam, and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Pianist Emanuel Ax and violinists Frank Peter Zimmermann and Ye-Eun Choi (Philharmonic debut) are the featured soloists on the tour. Asian Horizons marks the fourth New York Philharmonic concert tour under the aegis of Credit Suisse, the Orchestra?s Global Sponsor, and the second in Asia.


New Concert Dates Announced For Tony Award Winner Kristin Chenoweth - 10/24/2009

Tony Award winning stage and screen star Kristin Chenoweth has announced several upcoming concert performances.


Renowned Artists from Across the Globe Share the Stage for Charity - 10/24/2009

Extreme poverty in Africa is a global dilemma. On Saturday, October 24th musical artists from around the world are doing something about it. Singing Hope, the brainchild of Rekindle Hope in Africa, a 501(c)3 nonprofit in New York City is an effort to bring people of different backgrounds together to illustrate the power of community in effecting change.


'Little Shop Of Horrors' Sing-Along at 92YTribeca - 10/24/2009

92YTribeca has announced upcoming theatre-related events. Programs include a discussion panel and first-look at Playwrights Horizons upcoming season, Little Shop of Horrors film sing-along, and a presentation from the cast and creative team of Broadway's NEXT TO NORMAL - including the premiere of the new 'Twitter Performance' song.


Donna McKechnie Brings Her New Show 'MY MUSICAL COMEDY LIFE (PART 2)' To Pizza on the Park - 10/24/2009

The legendary Donna McKechnie, a Tony Award winner for the original landmark production of A CHORUS LINE on Broadway, will bring her new one woman show MY MUSICAL COMEDY LIFE (Part 2) to Pizza on the Park. 'MY MUSICAL COMEDY LIFE (Part 2)' will run October 14th through October 24th at Pizza on the Park which is located at Hyde Park Corner in Knightsbridge SW1.


THE JACKIE LOOK Runs At Country Club - 10/24/2009

Country Club invites you to World Premiere of THE JACKIE LOOK a new site-specific work by controversial performance artist Karen Finley. Performances run September 19 - October 24 at Country Club (248 West 14th Street, between 7th & 8th Aves.)


'Broadway's Carols for a Cure, Volume 11' Set For Release - 10/24/2009

Rock-It Science Records presents Broadway's Carols for a Cure, Volume 11 (a new title for the newest CD in the series formerly known as Broadway's Greatest Gifts: Carols for a Cure). Featuring the incredible talents of stars and casts from virtually every show on Broadway this year, the annual holiday CD benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA).


IF IT WASN'T FOR THE IRISH AND THE JEWS Plays Symphony Space - 10/24/2009

The Irish Arts Center, in association with American Irish Historical Society, Center for Jewish History, Consulate General of Ireland, Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust and NYU Glucksman Ireland House, presents If It Wasn't for the Irish and the Jews: A Tribute to the Irish and Jewish Influences on Vaudeville and Tin Pan Alley featuring Mick Moloney, Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks, String Quartet featuring Dana Lyn and special guests.


Stokes Mitchell and Eder to Premiere Together On Stage For 'Some Enchanted Evening' Benefit - 10/24/2009

Brian Stokes Mitchell and Linda Eder, two of Broadway's most notorious voices, will appear together on stage for the first time at the Tilles Center's "Some Enchanted Evening: Gala '09" annual fundraising event on October 24 . John Oddo will conduct the orchestra.


Columbia Stages Presents LIFETIME FAIRYTALE - 10/24/2009

Columbia Stages announces its first fall presentation of the 2009-2010 season, Lifetime Fairytale-the collaboration of 2nd year MFA Playwright Zhu Yi and 3rd year MFA Director Marios Theocharous.


Marty Ehrlich Rites Quartet Comes To The Miller Theater - 10/24/2009

MILLER THEATRE AT COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY continues its Jazz series in October with Marty Ehrlich Rites Quartet The acclaimed and formidable saxophonist brings his group uptown Saturday, October 24, 8:00PM


PS 122 Presents AMERICANA KAMIKAZE - 10/24/2009

Following sold-out runs at Performance Space 122 in 2008 and 2009 Temporary Distortion return and climb back inside one of their signature box structures to unspool a theatre-cinema hybrid so new it can only be called bleeding-edge as they delve into the world of Japanese ghost stories.


Justin Bond To Guest Star In Citizen Band's THE DEBT RATTLE - 10/24/2009

The Citizens Band's production of 'The Debt Rattle' will see Tony Award nominee Justin Bond and Mr. Blue as guest starts when it takes to the Abrons Arts Center stage on October 22-24.


JACK AND THE SOY BEANSTALK Extended Engagement At The Algonquin Theater - 10/24/2009

Algonquin Productions presents Wide Eyed Productions' JACK AND THE SOY BEANSTALK Sept 26 - Oct 24 Saturdays & Sundays at 11 AM and 10am Sunday, Oct 25


Michael H. Crane Performs Prokofiev's 4th Piano Concerto In Concert - 10/24/2009

Pianist, composer, educator, and musical collaborator Michael H. Crane will perform the works of the masters including Bach, Mozart, Prokofiev, Liszt and Chopin on Saturday, October 24 at 5pm at Manhattan Seventh Day Adventist Church as part of the Great Performers Concert Series.


PS 122 Presents AMERICANA KAMIKAZE - 10/24/2009

Following sold-out runs at Performance Space 122 in 2008 and 2009 Temporary Distortion return and climb back inside one of their signature box structures to unspool a theatre-cinema hybrid so new it can only be called bleeding-edge as they delve into the world of Japanese ghost stories.


Laura Bell Bundy Joins Roster for 'Broadway Wishes' Benefit - 10/24/2009

On Saturday, October 24, the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Orange County and the Inland Empire, a non-profit organization dedicated to granting the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions, will benefit from the proceeds raised at an unforgettable evening filled with music and performances by some of the hottest and brightest stars on Broadway. The concert will take place at the beautiful OC Pavilion Performing Arts Theater located in Santa Ana on the evening of October 24, 2009.


The Drama Center and TRU Present a One-Day Intensive for Writers PRACTICAL PLAYWRITING: How to Write for Commercial Production - 10/24/2009

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents a seminar that connects playwrights to the world of commercial theater: PRACTICAL PLAYWRITING: HOW TO WRITE FOR COMMERCIAL PRODUCTION on Saturday, October 24, 2009 from noon-6pm at The Players Theatre, 115 MacDougal Street, Studio 2D (below W. 3rd Street), NYC.


MCC Theater Announces That STILL LIFE Co-Artistic Director Robert LuPone Will Appear In Two Performances - 10/24/2009

MCC Theater (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey, Artistic Directors; William Cantler, Associate Artistic Director; Blake West, Executive Director) today announced that Co-Artistic Director Robert LuPone will appear in the company's world premiere of Alexander Dinelaris' Still Life, directed by Will Frears for two performances only this Saturday, October 24 (2:00 & 8:00 p.m.).


WABC-7 TV Presents BROADWAY BACKSTAGE: FALL PREVIEW - 10/24/2009

WABC-7 TV PRESENTS "BROADWAY BACKSTAGE: FALL PREVIEW" SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24 AT 7:30PM-8:00 PM. Hosted by BYE BYE BIRDIE's John Stamos and WABC-TV's Lori Stokes


WING Returns to Birdland - 10/25/2009

Andy Sandberg (Tony Award winning producer of Hair) and Jim Caruso's Cast Party are excited to present WING at BIRDLAND, a limited, two-night engagement of this international recording and internet sensation at New York's premier concert venue.


Irish Arts Center With Classical Theatre Of Harlem Presents THE CAMBRIA And FREDERICK DOUGLASS NOW - 10/25/2009

After a sold-out one-week only engagement last Spring, Donal O'Kelly's THE CAMBRIA returns to the Irish Arts Center to run in rep with Roger Guenveur Smith's FREDERICK DOUGLASS NOW. CAMBRIA/DOUGLASS begins previews on Wednesday, September 16 for a limited engagement through Sunday, October 25.


Roundabout's ORDINARY DAYS - 10/25/2009

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) is pleased to announce the full cast for Ordinary Days, a new musical with Music & Lyrics by Adam Gwon, directed by Marc Bruni. Ordinary Days will feature Lisa Brescia as "Claire," Hunter Foster as "Jason," Jared Gertner as "Warren" and Kate Wetherhead as "Deb." This production marks the first musical presented in the Black Box Theatre.


Full of Noises Presents Euripides' ANDROMACHE: A New Version by Jesse Alexander Myerson at the Workmen's Circle - 10/25/2009

Full of Noises will present Euripides' Andromache: A New Version by Jesse Alexander Myerson at the Workmen's Circle (45 East 33rd Street) in a limited run from Thursday, October 8th through Sunday, October 25th.


DISILLUSIONED Gets Extended At Midtown International Theatre Fest - 10/25/2009

Susan Hodara is an up-and-coming playwright who has two different plays premiering in two different festivals in New York this summer.


Best of SUNDAYS WITH POE Halloween Double Feature - 10/25/2009

Celebrate the Master Of The Macabre, Edgar Allan Poe's Bicentennial (1809-2009) with the critically acclaimed, award winning Radiotheatre in a unique event as they perform live, on stage, a year-long presentation of seventeen major works by the grand master of American horror!


Ian McKellen To Be Honored by The Shakespeare Theatre Company - 10/25/2009

Sir Ian McKellen is confirmed to be the 2009 recipient of the William Shakespeare Award for Classical Theatre. He will be honored The Shakespeare Theatre Company at its annual gala on October 25th at the Harman Center for the Arts.


Civic Theatre Of Allentown Presents ABE LINCOLN IN ILLINOIS - 10/25/2009

A play chronicling the formative years of one of our nation's most important presidents, Abe Lincoln in Illinois, opens Civic Theatre of Allentown's theatrical season. The production will run from October 9th through October 25th.


Frog and Peach Theatre Co Presents MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING At The West End Theatre - 10/25/2009

Frog & Peach Theatre Company (now in its fifteenth season), will present William Shakespeare's comedy "MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING," directed by Lynnea Benson. It will be presented at The West End Theatre (the Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew), 263 West 86th Street (between West End Avenue and Broadway).


MANSON: THE MUSICAL Makes NYC Premiere At The Kraine Theater - 10/25/2009

Just in time for the 40th anniversary of the Tate-LaBianca murders, EndTimes Productions present the long-awaited New York Premiere of MANSON: THE MUSICAL! A long-running 1990's cult hit in Chicago, this dark musical comedy about Charles Manson features music, book and lyrics developed through improv by the members of Annoyance Theater (including The Office's Kate Flannery).


Lauro Talks 'ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT' - 10/25/2009

Here is something that strikes as an anomaly: Shirley Lauro's "All Through The Night," which begins previews tonight off-Broadway at the Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater for a limited engagement run through October 25th, is comprised of an entirely female cast and crew. That's right...not a single male in sight.


Stephen Merchant Headlines October Comedy Night at The Lyric - 10/25/2009

Sunday Comedy Nights are back at the Lyric. Following the September Comedy Night featuring Al Murray and Alistair McGowan, Richard Herring returns with yet another fantastic line-up on October 25th, featuring Stephen Merchant with guest Tim Key.


Morgan Thorson and LOW Collaborate on 'HEAVEN,' - 10/25/2009

Acclaimed choreographer Morgan Thorson teams with sublime slow core band LOW (Alan Sparhawk and Mimi Parker) in pursuit of ecstatic and corporeal perfection in HEAVEN - a real-time performance ritual and new ensemble work which explores emotional and physical manifestations of ecstatic perfection. The performance will run at PS122 from October 25 - October 30.


VIDEO GAMES LIVE At The Beacon Theater - 10/25/2009

The Beacon Theatre is proud to welcome Video Games Live. A complete celebration and multimedia concert experience featuring the best music and exclusive synchronized video clips from the most popular games from the beginning of video gaming to the present.


Encore Entertainment Productions Presents HAUNTED HOUSE - 10/25/2009

Encore Entertainment Productions is pleased to present Owen Davis' The Haunted House, directed by Tom Holmes. The Haunted will play a limited engagement at The Crowne Theatre in the Producer's Club (358 West 44th St. New York 10036.) Performances are October 25 through November 3. Press are invited to all performances.


The Rock Garden Presents BELOW THE BELT At The Access Theater - 10/25/2009

The Rock Garden, one of Brooklyn's most innovative theatre companies will open "BELOW THE BELT", Richard Dresser's acclaimed dark comedy about the survival of the semi-fit, quasi-clever and the somewhat competent, opened on SUNDAY, OCTOBER 4 at The Access Theater (380 Broadway at White Street in Tribeca - 3 blocks below Canal).


Chashama Film Festival Screens 'American Faust: From Condi to Neo-Condi,' - 10/25/2009

The second annual Chashama Film Festival is proud to announce a special screening of Sebastian Doggart's hard-hitting documentary, American Faust: From Condi to Neo-Condi. American Faust reveals that it was Condoleezza Rice who ordered the CIA to use torture techniques including genital mutilation, fingernail extraction and electrocution in countries across the world. The film is screening as part of the chashama Film Festival running from October 22-26, 2009. American Faust will screen on October 25th at 12:40pm at the Chashama Theater Space at 217 East 42nd Street.


Morgan Karr Walks for Alzheimer's Cure with Broadway Community - 10/25/2009

Actor Morgan Karr will join additional members of the Broadway community in a 2-mile walk for Alzheimer's treatment and prevention on Oct. 25. The walk begins at 9 am in Riverside Park (97th and Riverside). Among the walkers will be emcee Tony-Winner David Hyde Pierce.


Morgan Thorson and LOW Collaborate on 'HEAVEN' At PS 122 - 10/25/2009

Acclaimed choreographer Morgan Thorson teams with sublime slow core band LOW (Alan Sparhawk and Mimi Parker) in pursuit of ecstatic and corporeal perfection in HEAVEN - a real-time performance ritual and new ensemble work which explores emotional and physical manifestations of ecstatic perfection. The performance will run at PS122 from October 25 - October 30.


'THE ADDAMS FAMILY's' Zachary James Shares His 'IMBECILE D'AMOUR' - 10/25/2009

Zachary James opens his one man show, IMBECILE D'AMOUR, Sunday, October 25th. Gorilla Tango Theatre will host James' performance on Sunday, October 25th at 7:00pm.


Handcart Ensemble's HOMER ODYSSEY: A RETELLING BY SIMON ARMITAGE Extends - 10/25/2009

Due to sold-out houses and enthusiastic reviews, Handcart Ensemble, in cooperation with THEATRES AT 45 BLEECKER STREET, will extend "Homer's Odyssey: a Retelling by Simon Armitage" through October 25th.


Marymount Manhattan College Theatre Arts Department Presents GIRL GONE - 10/25/2009

Girl Gone by Mac Wellman with direction by Paul Lazar, choreography by Annie-B Parson, with music composed and directed by Cynthia Hopkins marks the premier fall production at Marymount's Division of Fine Arts. The production will play 5 performances only; Wednesday, October 21 through Sunday, October 25 at the Theresa Lang Theatre (221 East 71st Street).


Handcart Ensemble Extends HOMER'S ODYSSEY - 10/25/2009

Due to sustained audience interest and enthusiastic reviews, Handcart Ensemble, in cooperation with THEATRES AT 45 BLEECKER STREET, will extend the off-Broadway run of "Homer's Odyssey: a Retelling by Simon Armitage" until October 25.


MANSON: THE MUSICAL Makes NYC Premiere At The Kraine Theater - 10/25/2009

Just in time for the 40th anniversary of the Tate-LaBianca murders, EndTimes Productions present the long-awaited New York Premiere of MANSON: THE MUSICAL! A long-running 1990's cult hit in Chicago, this dark musical comedy about Charles Manson features music, book and lyrics developed through improv by the members of Annoyance Theater (including The Office's Kate Flannery).


Musicals Tonight Continues its Understudy/Stand-By Salute with AT THIS PERFORMANCE - 10/25/2009

Musicals Tonight! returns for its ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys and Understudies with its next editions of At This Performance... to be held on Sunday, October 25th and Monday, October 26th at the McGinn/Cazale Theatre at 8 PM. This weekend marks the 6th Anniversary of the concert series.


NY Theatre Experiment Presents THE WASP WOMAN With Michele Ragusa At Pearl Studios - 10/25/2009

NEW YORK THEATRE EXPERIMENT PRESENTS THE WASP WOMAN A ONE NIGHT ONLY STAGED READING OF A NEW MUSICAL COMEDY By Blake Hackler & Phillip Chernyak Directed by Darren Katz Produced by Rori Bergman & Laura Gale


RIALTO CHATTER: Mamet's 'RACE' Headed to Bdwy for Fall 2009 - 10/26/2009

The New York Times is reporting that "Race," a new play by David Mamet, will have its premiere on Broadway at the end of this year, according to one of its producers, Jeffrey Richards.


Bill Cosby Awarded The Mark Twain Prize For American Humor - 10/26/2009

Bill Cosby has been awarded the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. The Kennedy Center will present the comedian with this award on October 26th at the Center's concert hall. Along with the accompanying festivities, the award ceremony will be filmed for later broadcast on PBS.


Centennial Celebration Of Frank Loesser Actors Fund Benefit Concert - 10/26/2009

Chance and Chemistry: A Centennial Celebration of Frank Loesser, a concert to benefit The Actors Fund will take place at a Broadway theatre to be announced on Monday, October 26, 2009.

The event will be co-chaired by Jo Sullivan Loesser and Sir Paul McCartney.


Lincoln Center's LCT3 To Present Healy's WHAT ONCE WE FELT - 10/26/2009

LCT3, Lincoln Center Theater's new initiative devoted to producing work of emerging playwrights, directors and designers, will present the world premiere of WHAT ONCE WE FELT, a new play by Ann Marie Healy, directed by Ken Rus Schmoll, as the first of three productions during the 2009-2010 season. WHAT ONCE WE FELT will be presented Monday, October 26 through Saturday, November 21 at The Duke on 42nd Street, a New 42nd Street® project, (229 W. 42 Street). The second and third LCT3 productions, to be announced, are scheduled for Spring 2010 and will also be presented at The Duke on 42nd Street.


WING Returns to Birdland - 10/26/2009

Andy Sandberg (Tony Award winning producer of Hair) and Jim Caruso's Cast Party are excited to present WING at BIRDLAND, a limited, two-night engagement of this international recording and internet sensation at New York's premier concert venue.


Bill Cosby to Be Honored by Glover, Rashad, Rock, Seinfeld, Moreno, Lopez & More at Kennedy Center - 10/26/2009

Iconic funny man Bill Cosby, who has been making audiences laugh for decades with his keen insight into everyday existence, will be honored by a variety of former co-stars and luminaries, including Len Chandler, James De Priest, Danny Glover, Dick Gregory Jimmy Heath, George Lopez, Wynton Marsalis, Rita Moreno, Willie Nelson, Phylicia Rashad, Carl Reiner, Chris Rock, Jerry Seinfeld, Sinbad, and Malcolm-Jamal Warner in a salute at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall on Monday, October 26, 2009 at 8pm as Cosby receives the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.


Tony Winner Vanessa Redgrave To Star In 'Magical Thinking' Benefit Performance - 10/26/2009

Tony Award-winning actress Vanessa Redgrave will reprise her starring role from the 2007 Broadway play The Year of Magical Thinking at a special benefit performance at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, located at 1047 Amsterdam Avenue (at 112th Street), Manhattan, on Monday, October 26th at 8:00 PM.


Jackman, Rivera, McDonald, Stamos & More Join Starry Roster For 'Chance and Chemistry: A Centennial Celebration of Frank Loesser' Benefit - 10/26/2009

Chance and Chemistry: A Centennial Celebration of Frank Loesser, a concert to benefit The Actors Fund will take place at the Minskoff Theatre on Monday, October 26, 2009 at 7:30PM.


2nd Annual 'Mimi' Awards to be Presented Including Steinberg Playwright Awards - 10/26/2009

The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust has announced that the 2nd Annual ?Mimi' Awards will be presented at a ceremony to be held Monday, October 26th, at Lincoln Center Theater's Vivian Beaumont Theater at 6:30 p.m. The recipients of these ?Steinberg Playwright Awards' will be announced at a press conference on Thursday morning, September 17th.


Norris, McCraney and David Adjmi Nab Steinberg Playwright Awards, Ceremony - 10/26/2009

The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust has announced that that playwrights Bruce Norris, Tarell Alvin McCraney and David Adjmi are the first recipients of the Steinberg Playwright Award.


2nd Annual chashama Film Festival: The Festival of Worlds - 10/26/2009

We are proud to announce the second annual chashama Film Festival. Funded and curated by film director/producer Rick Kariolic, The Festival of the Worlds, explores global expression through film making, while setting the stage for audiences and filmmakers to cultivate the unknown in various cultures.


Cast of HAIR Joins WING for Birdland Concerts - 10/26/2009

Cast members of the Broadway company of HAIR will join WING onstage for her Birdland Concerts. Andy Sandberg (Tony Award winning producer of Hair) and Jim Caruso's Cast Party will present WING at BIRDLAND, a limited, two-night engagement of this international recording and internet sensation at New York's premier concert venue. The HAIR Tribe is scheduled to take to the stage alongside WING to perform a rendition of the musical's most famous songs.


Laura Benanti, Ashley Brown, Paul McCartney and More Join Frank Loesser Benefit - 10/26/2009

Additional names have been announced for Chance and Chemistry: A Centennial Celebration of Frank Loesser, a concert to benefit The Actors Fund taking place at the Minskoff Theatre on Monday, October 26, 2009 at 7:30PM.


FOX to Air Special 'DANCE' Episode - 10/26/2009

FOX is giving viewers an extra dose of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE on Monday, October 26 at 8:00/7:00c.


MCC Theater Announces Fall 2009 PlayLab Line-Up - 10/26/2009

MCC Theater has announced the line-up for their Fall 2009 PlayLab play readings of new plays by members of the company's Playwrights' Coalition Anton Dudley, Matthew Stephen Smith and Kara Manning to be held on October 26, November 2 and November 9. The three-week Monday night series will offer a special opportunity to experience works in development by some of New York's most exciting playwrights. As an added bonus, audience members will be invited to mingle with the artists at post-performance receptions to be held each night.


Wilson, Kuhn, Larsen and Bolton Join Chance and Chemistry: A Centennial Celebration of Frank Loesser Benefit - 10/26/2009

Additional names have been announced for Chance and Chemistry: A Centennial Celebration of Frank Loesser, a concert to benefit The Actors Fund taking place at the Minskoff Theatre on Monday, October 26, 2009 at 7:30PM.


Rapp, Kron & Corthron Set for Play Co's Idea Lab at New Dramatists - 10/26/2009

A panel of prominent American playwrights including Kia Corthron, Lisa Kron and Adam Rapp, will discuss with celebrated photographer Ken Collins how they approach creating portraits with words and with a camera, respectively at a one-time-only event entitled "Face to Face: Portraits in Theatre and Photography" on Monday, October 26 at 7 p.m. at New Dramatists (424 W. 44 St.) in Manhattan. Presented by the Off-Broadway theater company, The Play Company as part of its Idea Lab series, in conjunction with Umbrage Editions, the evening will also feature brief excerpts from the playwrights' work along with an exhibition of photographs from "In Their Company," a series of black and white portraits by Mr. Collins that portray some of America's most distinguished playwrights. A reception follows in the New Dramatists Library.


Musicals Tonight Continues its Understudy/Stand-By Salute with AT THIS PERFORMANCE, - 10/26/2009

Musicals Tonight! returns for its ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys and Understudies with its next editions of At This Performance... to be held on Sunday, October 25th and Monday, October 26th at the McGinn/Cazale Theatre at 8 PM. This weekend marks the 6th Anniversary of the concert series.


Sutton Foster, Christopher Sieber & Lenny Wolpe Lead A DAY IN GLOUCESTER Reading - 10/26/2009

On October 26th and October 27th, a private industry reading of the musical A Day in the Life of Gloucester will take place, featuring Tony Award winner Sutton Foster (Shrek), and Broadway vets Christopher Sieber (Shrek) and Lenny Wolpe (The Drowsy Chaperone). Lonny Price (A Class Act) will direct the reading at Chelsea Studios. The musical features a book by Bob Walton with music and lyrics by Jim Walton.


Theaterworks USA Honors Chalfant, Moynihan & Velasquez at Annual Gala Benefit - 10/26/2009

On Monday, October 26, 2009, Theatreworks USA (Barbara Pasternack, Artistic Director; Ken Arthur, Producing Director), a leading not-for-profit professional theatre will honor Kathleen Chalfant, Mike Moynihan and Patricia Velasquez with the Lee Salk "Goodworks" Award at its annual awards dinner and gala. The event begins at 6pm at The Pierre in midtown Manhattan, with cocktails and silent auction followed by dinner, awards, and live entertainment.


Tony Winner Vanessa Redgrave To Star In 'Magical Thinking' Benefit Performance - 10/26/2009

Tony Award-winning actress Vanessa Redgrave will reprise her starring role from the 2007 Broadway play The Year of Magical Thinking at a special benefit performance at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, located at 1047 Amsterdam Avenue (at 112th Street), Manhattan, on Monday, October 26th at 8:00 PM.


WHAT ONCE WE FELT Begins At The Duke On 42nd Street - 10/26/2009

Previews begin Monday, October 26, for the world premiere production of WHAT ONCE WE FELT, a new play by Ann Marie Healy, the first production of LCT3's second season at The Duke on 42nd Street, a New 42nd Street® project, (229 W. 42 Street).


Mario Cantone and Cookie Monster Join The Actors Fund Celebration of Frank Loesser - 10/26/2009

Mario Cantone and Cookie Monster have joined Chance and Chemistry: A Centennial Celebration of Frank Loesser, a concert to benefit The Actors Fund taking place at the Minskoff Theatre on Monday, October 26, 2009 at 7:30PM.


RCA/Legacy To Celebrate Parton's Career With 4CD 'Dolly' Box Set - 10/27/2009

9 To 5 The Musical's Tony nominated composer, country music legend Dolly Parton will be celebrated with a special box set release by RCA/Legacy Records.


Music From TWELFTH NIGHT Released On CD 10/27 - 10/27/2009

On October 27, Hem's original score for the summer's most talked about production will be released on Waveland/Nettwerk Records.


Hem to Release Score For The Public's TWELFTH NIGHT, Featuring Vocals from Hathaway, McDonald, Esparza - 10/27/2009

On October 27, Hem's original score for the summer's most talked about production will be released on Waveland/Nettwerk Records. The album will feature vocals by the star-studded cast including Anne Hathaway, Audra McDonald and Raul Esparza, among others.


Jackie Mason to Perform Comedy Workshop at Queens Theatre - 10/27/2009

In advance of his 2009/2010 world tour, comedy legend Jackie Mason will perform at the Queens Theatre in the Park in Corona, New York on Tuesday, October 20th @ 8:00 PM and Tuesday, October 27th @ 8:00 PM.


Page 73 Productions and New Georges Present CREATURE - 10/27/2009

Page 73 Productions (Liz Jones and Asher Richelli, Executive Directors) and New Georges (Susan Bernfield, Artistic Director; Sarah Cameron Sunde, Associate Director) will present the world premiere of Heidi Schreck's riveting new play "CREATURE," directed by Leigh Silverman.


Cast of HAIR Joins WING for Birdland Concerts - 10/27/2009

Cast members of the Broadway company of HAIR will join WING onstage for her Birdland Concerts. Andy Sandberg (Tony Award winning producer of Hair) and Jim Caruso's Cast Party will present WING at BIRDLAND, a limited, two-night engagement of this international recording and internet sensation at New York's premier concert venue. The HAIR Tribe is scheduled to take to the stage alongside WING to perform a rendition of the musical's most famous songs.


REDCAT Presents 'Anatomie Titus: Fall of Rome,' Discussion with Peter Sellars to Follow - 10/27/2009

REDCAT in partnership with Villa Aurora and the Goethe-Institut Los Angeles proudly present the U.S. premiere of Anatomie Titus: Fall of Rome, a new film from Berlin-based photographer and filmmaker Brigitte Maria Mayer, on Tuesday, October 27, 2009 at REDCAT. The screening will be followed by a discussion with the artist, noted director and theorist John Rouse, and renowned director Peter Sellars.


CEDAR CITY FALLS Plays The Cell Theater - 10/27/2009

Former "Sex and the City" writers are teaming up to write a weekly downtown theatrical soap titled Cedar City Falls - a Mid-West Conflict with Labyrinth Theater Company members.


Garth Fagan Dance Comes To The Joyce Theater - 10/27/2009

He has a musical imagination that scours the world in search of inspiration, dipping and curving around centuries of sound. Ellington, Brahms, Adams and Wynton Marsalis have been some composers of choice.


Dramatists Guild Presents A Conversation With Celebrated Composers Carol Hall and Peter Mills - 10/27/2009

The Dramatists Guild of America has announced their DuoLogues seminar series season opener, featuring a conversation between celebrated composers Carol Hall and Peter Mills, occurring Tuesday, October 27, 2009, at 5:30 p.m. The conversation will take place at the Dramatists Guild's New York office, in the Frederick Loewe Room. This seminar is free to the public, but reservations are required. To enter the building at 1501 Broadway, you will need to present photo ID.


Lucie Arnaz and Rex Reed Hold A Conversation At The 92nd Street Y - 10/27/2009

Tue, Oct 27, 8:15 pm, $27 Lucie Arnaz IN CONVERSATION WITH Rex Reed In conversation with critic and friend Rex Reed, actress/singer/producer Lucie Arnaz reminisces on the legacies of her parents and talks about her own remarkable career.


Sutton Foster, Christopher Sieber & Lenny Wolpe Lead A DAY IN GLOUCESTER Reading - 10/27/2009

On October 26th and October 27th, a private industry reading of the musical A Day in the Life of Gloucester will take place, featuring Tony Award winner Sutton Foster (Shrek), and Broadway vets Christopher Sieber (Shrek) and Lenny Wolpe (The Drowsy Chaperone). Lonny Price (A Class Act) will direct the reading at Chelsea Studios. The musical features a book by Bob Walton with music and lyrics by Jim Walton


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