Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 11/24/2012

Below is BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar updated on 11/24/2012. For the complete calendar of upcoming events, concerts, openings, closings and more, visit BroadwayWorld.com's Event Calendar.

Stage Adaptation of MISERY to Premiere at Bucks County Playhouse - 11/24/2012

Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, Castle Rock Entertainment and Playhouse Productions announced today that they will present the world premiere of MISERY at Bucks County Playhouse (70 South Main Street, New Hope PA) this fall. Written by two-time Academy Award-winner William Goldman (who wrote the screenplay for Misery as well as The Princess Bride, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid), based on the acclaimed novel by Stephen King and directed by Will Frears (Coach, Year Zero), MISERY will play a limited developmental engagement of 11 performances only, November 24th through December 8th.


'Project Runway' Star Chris March Opens 'BUTT-CRACKER SUITE' Off-Broadway - 11/24/2012

HERE presents the World Premiere of Chris March'S BUTT-CRACKER SUITE! Written, directed, and designed by Chris March ("Project Runway" and Bravo's "Mad Fashion"), previews begin November 24. Opening of this limited run Off-Broadway engagement is set for November 30 at HERE.


Chris March'S BUTT-CRACKER SUITE Opens at HERE Arts Center - 11/24/2012

HERE presents the World Premiere of Chris March'S BUTT-CRACKER SUITE! Written, directed, and designed by Chris March ("Project Runway" and Bravo's "Mad Fashion"), previews begin November 24. Opening of this limited run Off-Broadway engagement is set for November 30 at HERE.


FANCY NANCY THE MUSICAL Begins at The Culture Project, 11/24 - 11/24/2012

Vital Theatre Company's newest smash hit Fancy Nancy The Musical, is moving downtown to Culture Project. Beginning November 24th, performances will run every Saturday at 1:30 pm and every Sunday at 12 noon. Tickets are $29.50. Premium seats are available for $49.50. For reservations, visit www.vitaltheatre.org, call us at (212) 579-0528, or visit McGinn/Cazale box office Mondays-Fridays from 9-5, or visit the Culture Project box office one hour before the show. Culture Project is located downtown at 45 Bleecker St.


Film Society at Lincoln Center Kicks Off Family Films and Midnight Movies Series, Nov-Dec 2012 - 11/24/2012

The Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced that the November and December lineups for its ongoing Family Films series and Midnight Movies series.


HOW 2 B A NEW YORKER Plays Holiday Performance - 11/24/2012

Off-Broadway's newest hit comedy How To Be a New Yorker is adding a special holiday performance this Saturday, November 24th at 7:30 PM. (There will be no performance on Thanksgiving Day.) Written and performed by Margaret Copeland and Kevin James Doyle, How To Be a New Yorker opened on October 17th at Sofia's Downstairs Theater in the heart of Times Square.


Irish Repertory Theatre To Present Brian Friel's THE FREEDOM OF THE CITY - 11/25/2012

Off-Broadway's Irish Repertory Theatre launches its 25th Anniversary Season with Brian Friel's THE FREEDOM OF THE CITY – with previews set to begin October 3, prior to an official press opening October 14 on the Irish Repertory's Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage (132 West 22nd Street). Performances are set to run through November 25. Ciaran O'Reilly directs.


Megan Hilty Performs on NBC's Holiday Special PANDORA - 11/25/2012

Megan Hilty, star of NBC's musical drama SMASH has signed on to joining Mannheim Steamroller, the #1 selling Christmas music group of all time, as a special musical guest for NBC's special PANDORA Unforgettable Holiday Moments on Ice.


A CELEBRATION OF Harold Pinter Ends Extended Run at Irish Rep - 11/25/2012

Off-Broadway's Irish Repertory Theatre announces a three-week extension of Julian Sands in A CELEBRATION OF Harold Pinter, with performances now set to run through November 25, in the Irish Repertory Theatre's W. Scott McLucas Studio Theatre (132 West 22nd Street). John Malkovich directs.


22nd Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards Announced - 11/26/2012

Independent Filmmaker Project®, the nation's oldest and largest organization of independent filmmakers, today announced that the 22nd Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards™ will take place this year again at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City, on Monday, November 26th.


Sam Willmott to Receive 2012 Fred Ebb Award - 11/26/2012

The Fred Ebb Foundation (Mitchell Bernard, Trustee) in association with the Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) will present the eighth annual Fred Ebb Award for aspiring musical theatre songwriters to Sam Willmott. The award, named in honor of the late award-winning lyricist Fred Ebb, will be presented by David Hyde Pierce on Monday, November 26th from 6-8pm at a by-invitation-only ceremony in the Penthouse Lobby of The American Airlines Theater.


Mueller, Murney and More Set for BWAY BLOWS BACK Benefit - 11/26/2012

The Broadway company of Wicked in conjunction with Mark Fisher Fitness announced today that the New York theatre community will come together on Monday, November 26 to present CITY OF HOPE: BROADWAY BLOWS BACK, a benefit concert to raise funds for New York and New Jersey communities affected by Hurricane Sandy. The concert will take place at 7:30 PM at the Gershwin Theatre (222 W. 51st St.) and is sponsored by Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS. All proceeds from the event will be donated to the Tunnel to Towers Foundation and the Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City. Tickets are available at www.Ticketmaster.com or by calling 877-250-2929.


Simon Chung's SPEECHLESS Now Available on DVD - 11/27/2012

Breaking Glass Pictures is proud to annouce the November 27 DVD release of Simon Chung's SPEECHLESS (SRP $24.99). Speechless is a love story encompassed in a mystery where the past is never left behind, and love can flourish even without words. The film was acquired during the 2012 Cannes Film Market.


LAWLESS Released on DVD, Blu-Ray - 11/27/2012

Anchor Bay Entertainment and The Weinstein Company announced today the Blu-ray™ Combo Pack and DVD release of the critically acclaimed film, LAWLESS, from director John Hillcoat (The Road, The Proposition). LAWLESS heads to retail on November 27, 2012 for an SRP of $39.99 for the Blu-ray™ Combo Pack and $29.98 for the DVD.


PARANORMAN Now Available on Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack - 11/27/2012

Focus Features' frightfully funny and magically emotional PARANORMAN will be available on 3D Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, DVD, On Demand and Digital Download on November 27, 2012 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment, just in time for the holidays!


Corey Feldman's 6 DEGREES OF HELL Now Available on Blu-ray/DVD - 11/27/2012

Breaking Glass Pictures is proud to announce the November 27 Blu-Ray (SRP $29.99)/DVD (SRP $24.99) release of 6 DEGREES OF HELL.


Anna Kendrick, Zoe Saldana Announce 2013 Spirit Award Nominees - 11/27/2012

Film Independent Co-Presidents Sean Mc Manus and Josh Welsh jointly announced today this year's 2013 Spirit Award nominees will be presented by actors Anna Kendrick (End Of Watch, Up In The Air), Zoe Saldana (Star Trek, Out Of The Furnace), and Common (Just Wright, Smokin' Aces) in a press conference at 10:00 am PT on Tuesday, November 27 at The W Hollywood.


Red Bull Revives VOLPONE at Lucille Lortel - 11/27/2012

Red Bull Theater presents a rare revival of Ben Jonson's VOLPONE, or The Fox, which begins a strictly limited engagement November 27th at the Lucille Lortel Theater (121 Christopher Street, between Bleecker and Hudson Streets). Opening Night is set for December 9th.


Susanna Phillips' Set for the Met, Carnegie Solo Debut and STREETCAR in Chicago in 2012–13 Season - 11/28/2012

A quickly-rising star who is already one of the opera world's most sought-after vocalists, soprano Susanna Phillips has filled the upcoming season with an exciting schedule of engagements. Phillips returns to New York's Metropolitan Opera for her fifth consecutive season, makes her Carnegie Hall solo recital debut, and taps into her Southern heritage as Stella in Andre Previn's A Streetcar Named Desire with Renee Fleming in performances at Carnegie Hall and Lyric Opera of Chicago.


MY NAME IS ASHER LEV Opens at Westside Theatre - 11/28/2012

Performances begin this Thursday, November 8th for My Name is Asher Lev at The Westside Theatre (407 W. 43rd Street). It is one of the most anticipated new plays this season, which is adapted from the novel by Chaim Potok (The Chosen), and written by Aaron Posner. My Name is Asher Lev will officially open on November 28th.


PiPe Dream Theatre's Steam-Punk Show THE NUTCRACKER AND THE MOUSE KING Begins Off-Broadway - 11/28/2012

PiPE DREAM THEATRE has announced the world premiere production of Liz Muller and Collin Simon's THE NUTCRACKER AND THE MOUSE KING, directed by Liz Muller. THE NUTCRACKER AND THE MOUSE KING will play a limited engagement at Off-Broadway's Beckett Theatre (Theatre Row, 410 West 42nd Street). Performances begin Wednesday, November 28 and continue through Saturday, December 15. Opening Night is Saturday, December 1.


Jay O. Sanders to Lead Public Theater's TITUS ANDRONICUS - 11/29/2012

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Interim Executive Director Joey Parnes) announced complete casting today for William Shakespeare's TITUS ANDRONICUS, the third Public Lab production of the fall season. Directed by Michael Sexton, TITUS ANDRONICUS runs Tuesday, November 29 through Sunday, December 18 at The Public Theater, with an official press opening on Tuesday, December 13. Tickets for TITUS ANDRONICUS are on sale now; all tickets for Public Lab productions are $15.


THE SMITH TAPES - COLLECTION #1-FILLMORE EAST To Be Released On Itunes - 11/29/2012

Unearthed after more than forty years and unheard since their original airing, the recordings of Village Voice "Scenes" columnist and radio personality HoWard Smith are available for the first time on iTunes beginning November 20.


Film Society of Lincoln Center's MAKING WAVES: New Romanian Cinema Begins - 11/29/2012

The Film Society of Lincoln Center and the Romanian Film Initiative are pleased to announce the continuation and reinvention of the yearly festival dedicated to Romanian cinema in New York City.


AMNH Kicks Off 2012 Margaret Mead Film Festival - 11/29/2012

The 2012 Margaret Mead Film Festival, as the preeminent showcase for contemporary cultural storytelling, will screen 29 outstanding films and host special multi-media events and performances. The Margaret Mead Film Festival strives to illuminate the complexity and diversity of peoples and cultures from around the world. Encompassing a broad spectrum of creative storytelling from indigenous community media to experimental documentaries, the films present a range of cultural perspectives and offer forums for discussion with filmmakers and renowned speakers.


Hot Trailer: Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning - In Theaters November 30, 2012 - 11/30/2012

John (Adkins, The Expendables 2) wakes up from a coma to discover his wife and daughter were slaughtered in a brutal home invasion. Haunted by images of the attack, he vows to kill the man responsible, Luc Deveraux (Van Damme). While John tries to piece his reality back together, things get more complicated when he is pursued by a relentless UniSol (Arlovski). As John gets closer to Deveraux and the rouge army of genetically enhanced warriors led by back-from-the-dead leader AnDrew Scott (Lundgren), John discovers more about himself and begins to call into question everything he believed to be true.


Met Museum Presents Live Webcast of Updated PEONY PAVILION Opera - 11/30/2012

On Friday, November 30, The Metropolitan Museum of Art will offer a live webcast of the first of five performances of an updated version of the 16th-century Chinese Kunqu opera masterpiece Peony Pavilion that will take place in the Met's Astor Court, the courtyard modeled on a 17th-century Chinese garden. This 70-minute version of the opera has been developed and directed by celebrated composer Tan Dun, with a new score by Mr. Tan and choreography by Huang Doudou, one of China's most prominent dancers. It will be performed by Zhang Jun, one of China's most respected Kunqu performers, and the Shanghai Zhang Jun Art Center Company.


Irish Rep Ends Twice-Extended Run of A CELEBRATION OF Harold Pinter - 11/30/2012

Off-Broadway's Irish Repertory Theatre announces a second extension of Julian Sands in A Celebration of Harold Pinter, with performances now set to run through November 30, in the Irish Repertory Theatre's W. Scott McLucas Studio Theatre (132 West 22nd Street). John Malkovich directs.


SKIN TIGHT, Presented by One Year Lease Theater Company, Plays 59E59 Theaters - 12/1/2012


'Mob Wives' Ramona Rizzo and Karen Gravano Make Guest Appearances In MY BIG GAY ITALIAN WEDDING - 12/1/2012

Ramona Rizzo and Karen Gravano of the hit VH1 series "Mob Wives" will be publicly make a stand in support of marriage equality on November 17th and December 1st when they officiate the wedding of "Anthony" and "Andrew" in the hit Off-Broadway comedy "My Big Gay Italian Wedding."


Gaby Hoffmann and Greg Mullavey Featured in THE LAST SEDER at Theater Three - 12/1/2012

Rosalind Productions Inc. will present the Off-Broadway premiere of Jennifer Maisel's The Last Seder. This Off-Broadway limited engagement at Theater Three (311 West 43rd Street) begins December 1st and continues through December 20th only. Opening Night is set for Tuesday December 4th (7pm). The show runs 90 minutes without an intermission.


Revised Version of Schwartz's WORKING Opens at 59E59 Theaters - 12/1/2012

59E59 Theaters has announced the Prospect Theater Company production of WORKING, from the book by Studs Terkel, adapted by Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso, with additional contributions by Gordon Greenberg. Songs are by Craig Carnelia, Micki Grant, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Mary Rodgers & Susan Birkenhead, Stephen Schwartz, and James Taylor. Directed by Gordon Greenberg, WORKING begins performances on Saturday, December 1 for a limited engagement through Sunday, December 30.


PiPe Dream Theatre Opens Steam-Punk Show THE NUTCRACKER AND THE MOUSE KING Off-Broadway - 12/1/2012

PiPE DREAM THEATRE has announced the world premiere production of Liz Muller and Collin Simon's THE NUTCRACKER AND THE MOUSE KING, directed by Liz Muller. THE NUTCRACKER AND THE MOUSE KING will play a limited engagement at Off-Broadway's Beckett Theatre (Theatre Row, 410 West 42nd Street). Performances begin Wednesday, November 28 and continue through Saturday, December 15. Opening Night is Saturday, December 1.


Davidson Returns to THE FANTASTICKS as 'Bellomy' - 12/1/2012

Beloved television, stage, and film actor, John Davidson, will continue his love affair with the world's longest running musical The Fantasticks on December 1, 2012. Davidson returns this time in the role of Bellomy, the quirky loveable father to Luisa, which marks his third role in The Fantasticks.


ALT's THE GOLDEN TICKET Releases Live Recording - 12/1/2012

American Lyric Theater (ALT) announces that the live recording of its first commissioned opera, The Golden Ticket, a comic opera by Peter Ash and Donald Sturrock based on Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, is now available for pre-order from Albany Records on Amazon.com. The Golden Ticket will be officially released on CD this December 1, 2012.




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