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Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/28/2015

Below is's Upcoming Events calendar updated on 2/28/2015. For the complete calendar of upcoming events, concerts, openings, closings and more, visit's Event Calendar.

Triumvirate Artists' DELIRIUM'S DAUGHTERS Opens at Theatre Row - 2/28/2015

Triumvirate Artists is pleased to announce the World Premiere of Delirium's Daughters, a new and refreshing take on Commedia Dell'Arte by Nicholas Korn (Stage First Cincinnati), directed by Kathleen Butler (Originated roles in Edward Albee's Three Tall Women, Occupant and Marriage Play). Delirium's Daughters will play a three week limited engagement at The Studio Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, Manhattan). Performances begin Thursday, February 26th and continue through Saturday, March 14th. Opening Night is Saturday, February 28th at 8 p.m.

The Vancouver Opera Presents DIE FLEDERMAUS - 2/28/2015

FGO Welcomes Award-Winning Conductor Anthony Barrese for THE PEARL FISHERS - 2/28/2015

?Anthony Barrese, award-winning conductor and composer, arrived in Miami yesterday to begin conducting rehearsals for Florida Grand Opera's (FGO) upcoming production of Georges Bizet's The Pearl Fishers (Les pecheurs de perles). Barrese makes his company debut conducting this French masterpiece not even two weeks after the close of FGO's well-received production of Mozart's comic opera Cosi fan tutte. The Pearl Fishers will open on Saturday, February 28, at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts.

Vancouver Opera to Present DIE FLEDERMAUS, 2/28 - 2/28/2015

Vancouver, BC ~ Are you ready to waltz? Rehearsals are underway for VO's rollicking production of Die Fledermaus, onstage for four performances only at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Vancouverites are in for a treat as the all-Canadian cast gets ready to make audiences laugh with mistaken identities, hypnosis by pocket watch, plenty of bubbly, and of course, the delightful music of Johann Strauss Jr.

Kobe Bryant's MUSE Set to Premiere 2/28 on SHOWTIME - 2/28/2015

Kobe Bryant'S MUSE is set to premiere on Saturday, Feb. 28 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME.

Broadway's DISGRACED Announces Closing Date and US Tour Launch - 3/1/2015

?The Pulitzer Prize winning play DISGRACED by Ayad Akhtar will play its final Broadway performance on Sunday, March 1, 2015 at the Lyceum Theatre, 149 West 45th Street. As of that date, it will have played 149 performances and 27 previews. In addition to the Pulitzer Prize, DISGRACED received Obie and Joseph Jefferson Awards.

TACT Opens ABUNDANCE Off-Broadway - 3/1/2015

TACT/The Actors Company Theatre is pleased to announce the cast and creative team for Abundance, the 1990 play by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Beth Henley (Crimes of the Heart). An epic tale of friendship set against the backdrop of the sweeping American West, Abundance will be directed by TACT Co-Artistic Director Jenn Thompson, who directed last season's production of William Inge's Natural Affection. Performances begin at Theatre Row's Beckett Theatre (410 West 42nd Street - between 9th & 10th Avenues) on Tuesday, February 17, 2015. Opening night is set forSunday, March 1 at 6:00pm. Performances will continue through March 28, 2015.

Kerry Ellis and Lee Mead to Star in THE NIGHT OF ELECTRIC VOICES - 3/1/2015

Kerry Ellis, who takes over from Nicole Scherzinger as Grizabella in the current West End smash-hit, Cats, will feature inThe Night of Electric Voices on Sunday 1 March 2015 at 8pm at the London Coliseum, the largest theatre in London. It is announced today that Casualty heart-throb and winner of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Any Dream Will Do, Lee Mead, will be joining Kerry Ellis and the many stars of West End and Broadway.

I'M GONNA PRAY FOR YOU SO HARD Closes at the Atlantic - 3/1/2015

Atlantic Theater Company is proud to announce that the world premiere production of Halley Feiffer's play I'm Gonna Pray For You So Hard, directed by Trip Cullman, has been extended an additional two weeks due to high ticket demand following opening last night to critical acclaim.

Washington Concert Opera Takes on Strauss' First Opera GUNTRAM - 3/1/2015

Having completed their presentation of Bellini's I Capuleti e i Montecchi in September, Washington Concert Opera gears up for its second performance of the season, the rarely performed opera, Guntram, by Richard Strauss. In his 13th season with Washington Concert Opera, Artistic Director and Conductor, Maestro AnTony Walker, takes the stage for this highly ambitious presentation. The performance will be presented March 1, 2015 at 6pm on the Lisner Stage at George Washington University.

Photo Flash: First Look at Mint Theater's FASHIONS FOR MEN - 3/1/2015

Mint Theater presents Fashions For Men by Ferenc Molnar, starring Mark Bedard, Joe Delafield, Jeremy Lawrence, Rachel Napoleon, Annie Purcell, Kurt Rhoads, Michael Schantz, Maren Searle, John Seidman, Jill Tanner, JOHN TUFTS, and Gabra Zackman. Performances began February 3rd and continue through March 29th. Opening Night is set for Sunday March 1st (7pm) at Mint's home (311 West 43rd Street). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below!

Pivot Premieres Award-Winning Documentary THE COVE Tonight - 3/1/2015

This Sunday, March 1st at 8:00pm ET, The Cove will make its television premiere on Participant Media's television network, Pivot.

THE LAST SHIP Company Will Reunite for 54 Below Concert on 3/2 - 3/2/2015

THE LAST SHIP will play its final performance on Broadway on Saturday, January 24 at 8 p.m., but fans still have another chance to catch the cast in action. On March 2 (9:30PM) they will reunite at 54 Below for 'Songs in the Quay of Life: THE LAST SHIP Company in Concert.' The original cast and band will celebrate their run with an eclectic evening themed around seafaring songs. Proceeds will go to support Wallsend Boys Club in the north of England, which was founded by shipbuilders.

Sheldon Best Among 2015 Martin E. Segal Winners; Audra McDonald Hosts Gala - 3/2/2015

The recipients of the 2015 Martin E. Segal Awards, this year, expanded to encompass nominees from all of Lincoln Center's resident organizations, were announced today by Lincoln Center President Jed Bernstein. The awards will be presented at a special gala evening on the Adrienne Arsht Stage of Alice Tully Hall on March 2.

Carole King Releases Collection of Songs Featured in the Musical BEAUTIFUL - 3/2/2015

Sony Music, are proud to release Carole King's 'A Beautiful Collection - The Best Of' on March 2nd.

Linklater & Rabe Lead Red Bull's THE DUTCH COURTESAN Reading - 3/2/2015

Red Bull Theater's next Revelation Reading, John Marston's The Dutch Courtesan, directed by Michael Sexton, featuring Hamish Linklater and Lily Rabe, along with Matthew Amendt, Michael Braun, Lucas Caleb Rooney, Autumn Dornfeld, Cameron Folmar, Don Guillory, Daniel K. Isaac, David Manis, Kathryn Meisle, Rachel Mewbron, Steven Rattazzi, Kate Skinner, and more, will take place March 2nd at 7:30 pm at the Lucille Lortel Theater, 121 Christopher Street.

Hang A Tale's Reimagined LITTLE PRINCE Opens Off-Broadway - 3/2/2015

Hang A Tale's Kim Martin-Cotten will direct The Little Prince at The Pearl Theatre running now through March 22nd. The cast is lead by Tarah Flanagan as The Prince and Christopher Gerson as the Aviator, while a mercurial ensemble (Kimiye Corwin, Michael Arden Larson, Jacques Roy, Jude Sandy and Paola Styron) shape-shifts its way through the host of beautiful, hilarious, and bizarre characters that surround them. With live musical performance by Alexander Sovronsky, puppets and masks created by Matt Cotten of Puppets Among Us, and space travel courtesy of Christopher Gersons's video design, Hang A Tale creates a theatrical landscape to match the magic, poignancy and humor of this beloved classic. For the open-hearted, aged six to a hundred and six.

Broadway's ON THE TOWN Revival Releases Two-Disc Cast Album - 3/3/2015

The new Broadway revival of ON THE TOWN will be recorded today, November 3, for a two-disc cast album to be released by PS Classics. ON THE TOWN, which features a book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, music by Leonard Bernstein, and is based on an idea by Jerome Robbins, is currently running at Broadway's Lyric Theatre (213 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036).

Cole Porter's KISS ME KATE Leads Blu-ray Musical Collection, Out Today - 3/3/2015

Kiss Me Kate -- Cole Porter's 1953 hit musical filmed with the most advanced 3D technology during the medium's "golden era" - will be released March 3 in a new restored Blu-ray™ edition by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.

Kevin Spacey Returns to the Role of CLARENCE DARROW at The Old Vic - 3/3/2015

Marking his last time on The Old Vic stage whilst Artistic Director, Kevin Spacey, returns to the iconic role of Clarence Darrow following his sell-out and critically acclaimed run of 22 performances in 2014. Clarence Darrow previews from 3 March for six weeks only until 11 April.

The Life and Art of VICTORI Now Available on DVD & VOD - 3/3/2015

Garden Thieves Pictures has announced that Victori: The Truth Just Can't Be One Thing will be available nationwide on cable and internet VOD and DVD March 3rd.

Wayne Brady and Jaci Velasquez Board NOAH'S ARK, Now on DVD - 3/3/2015

Carrots meet cubits as VeggieTales builds an ark filled with fun, adventure and important lessons about trusting God in NOAH'S ARK

Stage Star RYan Link Releases REVERBERATIONS EP - 3/3/2015

The Musebox today announced that New York City renaissance man RYan Link will release his first single, "Under the Rug," in advance of the March 3 premiere of his debut EP, Reverberations. Get a first listen below!

Famed Portraitist Victor Victori's 50 Year Career Comes to DVD and VOD - 3/3/2015

Garden Thieves Pictures has announced that Victori: The Truth Just Can't Be One Thing will be available nationwide on cable and internet VOD and DVD March 3rd.

Stefan Haupt's THE CIRCLE Available Digitally - 3/3/2015

Switzerland's official entry for Foreign Language Film for the 72nd Golden Globe and the 87th Academy Awards, Director Stefan Haupt's (Sagrada - The Mystery of Creation) critically-acclaimed, award-winning gay drama THE CIRCLE (DER KREIS) debuts across all digital platforms including iTunes and WolfeOnDemand beginning March 3, before making its debut on DVD March 31 from Wolfe Video.

Pop-up Opera Tours Mozart's DIE ENTFUHRUNG UND AUD DEM SERAIL - 3/3/2015

2014 saw Pop-up Opera tour for three seasons, with over 60 performances at 42 different venues all over the UK and in Corfu. For Spring 2015, they're coming back with Mozart's comic opera Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail (The Abduction from the Seraglio) about a hero, Belmonte, and his servant, Pedrillo, attempting to rescue their lovers Konstanze and Blonde from an Ottoman harem.

Musicals Tonight! Opens WHOOPEE at The Lion Theatre - 3/3/2015

Whoopee, Musicals Tonight!'s next production, has a book by William Anthony McGuire, music by Walter Donaldson, and lyrics by Gus Kahn. It opened on December 4, 1928 at the New Amsterdam Theater. It starred Eddie Cantor, Ruth Etting, and Buddy Ebsen. Performances run March 3 - 15, 2015 at The Lion Theatre.

Newton-John Releases SUMMER NIGHTS - LIVE IN LAS VEGAS Two-CD Set - 3/3/2015

Four time Grammy Award winner Olivia Newton-John will release a two-CD, 22 song recording of her acclaimed concert 'Summer Nights - Live in Las Vegas,' recorded live at Flamingo Las Vegas on March 3, 2015, to coincide with her return to the Flamingo for her 2015 concerts.

THE LAST OF ROBIN HOOD, Starring Kevin Kline Heads to Blu-ray/DVD & Digital HD Today - 3/3/2015

The Last of Robin Hood is available on Blu-ray , DVD & DIGITAL HD on March 3, 2015 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.

Leenya Rideout to Lead York Theatre Company's Staged Reading of CARMILLA, 3/3 - 3/3/2015

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Andrew Levine, Executive Director), and its acclaimed Developmental Reading Series, will present a staged reading of the new musical Carmilla, with book & lyrics by Joel Gross, and music & lyrics by Paul Aleman at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (619 Lexington Avenue, entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue).

Tiler Peck Joins Broadway's ON THE TOWN - 3/3/2015

New York City Ballet principal dancer Tiler Peck will step into the role of 'Ivy Smith' in the new Broadway revival of On The Town this March for six performances only, while her fellow New York City Ballet principal dancer, and sister-in law, Megan Fairchild is on vacation. Peck will play the role at the following performances: March 3rd at 7pm, March 4th at 2pm and 8pm, March 14th at 2pm and 8pm, and March 15th at 3pm.

ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY Update - Peter Gallagher Still Out with Sinus Infection; Will Return 3/3 - 3/3/2015

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Saturday evening's performance of On the Twentieth Century was canceled due to an ill Peter Gallagher. Understudy James Moye has stepped into the role of 'Oscar Jaffe' since. BroadwayWorld has just learned that Gallagher is still out of the show to recover from a severe sinus infection. He is set to return to the production on Tuesday, March 3.

The Canadian Opera Company Returns to the Brooklyn Academy Of Music to Present SEMELE - 3/4/2015

Arden, Page, Renee & More Return in 'HUNCHBACK' at Paper Mill - 3/4/2015

Paper Mill Playhouse is proud to announce casting for the United States premiere production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Inspired by the classic Victor Hugo novel, The Hunchback of Notre Dame has a book by Peter Parnell, music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. The Hunchback of Notre Dame is directed by Scott Schwartz and choreographed by Chase Brock. Leading the company are Michael Arden (Big River) as Quasimodo, Patrick Page (Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark) as Dom Claude Frollo, Ciara Renee (Pippin) as Esmeralda, Andrew Samonsky (The Mystery of Edwin Drood) as Captain Phoebus de Martin and Erik Liberman (Lovemusik) as Clopin Trouillefou. The Hunchback of Notre Dame will run eight times a week at the Millburn, New Jersey theater from March 4, 2015, through April 5, 2015. The official press opening night is Sunday, March 15, at 7:00 pm.

Artist Zhang Huan's SEMELE Brings 450-Year-Old Ming Dynasty Temple to BAM's Stage - 3/4/2015

Semele by George Frideric Handel will be presented by the Canadian Opera Company at BAM's Howard Gilman Opera House (30 Lafayette Ave), conducted by Christopher Moulds and directed by Zhang Huan on March 4, 6 and 10 at 7:30 p.m. and March 8 at 3 p.m.

Larry David Makes Broadway Debut in FISH IN THE DARK - 3/5/2015

Tickets go on sale today for FISH IN THE DARK, the new comedy starring and written by Larry David, the creator and star of HBO's "Curb Your Enthusiasm" and co-creator of "Seinfeld." FISH IN THE DARK, to be directed by Anna D. Shapiro, will mark Larry David's Broadway debut and will feature Jayne Houdyshell, Jake Cannavale, Jonny Orsini, Rosie Perez, and Jerry Adler. The production will begin previews Monday, February 2, and open on Thursday, March 5 at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street). Additional casting will be announced at a later date.

CSO to Celebrate Beethoven This Month; Festival to Kick Off - 3/5/2015

CANTON, OH (February 19, 2015) - This Spring, the Canton Symphony Orchestra will celebrate the music and life of Ludwig van Beethoven with a two month festival. Throughout March and April 2015 the legendary composer will be the focus throughout Canton with four orchestra concerts in Umstattd Performing Arts Hall, a chamber concert performed by the Canton Symphony String Trio, two ConverZations programs at the Zimmermann Symphony Center and several films showing at the historic Canton Palace Theatre.

Zellner Bros. Appear at Moving Image Screening of KUMIKO, THE TREASURE HUNTER - 3/5/2015

Two of the most distinct and idiosyncratic voices in American independent cinema, the Austin-based filmmakers David and Nathan Zellner, will be the subjects of a retrospective at Museum of the Moving Image, Kumiko and the Zellner Bros., from February 28 through March 5, 2015. The brothers will appear in person on Thursday, March 5, at 7:00 p.m., with a preview screening of their latest film, the Sundance favorite, Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter. The retrospective will also include their early features Frontier, Goliath, and Kid-Thing, and a compilation of their short films in the program Zellernoids! Short Film Cavalcade.

Laura Linney and Seth Numrich Leads SWITZERLAND at the Geffen - 3/6/2015

Laura Linney (The Big C, The Savages) and Seth Numrich (AMC's TURN, Broadway: War Horse) will perform in the Geffen Playhouse production of Switzerland by Joanna Murray-Smith (The Female of the Species, The Gift). This co-world premiere with Sydney Theatre Company will be directed by Mark Brokaw (Broadway: Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella, The Lyons) in the Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater at the Geffen Playhouse from March 6 to April 19, 2015. Opening night is Friday, March 13.

LA Opera to Perform NOAH'S FLOOD - 3/6/2015

Los Angeles) January 10, 2015 - LA Opera professional artists will once again collaborate with more than 300 amateur members of the Los Angeles musical community to present two performances of Benjamin Britten's Noah's Flood this spring at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels. Conducted by LA Opera Music Director James Conlon, the performances will take place at 7:30pm on Friday, March 6, and at 7:30pm on Saturday, March 7.

HAYRIDE 2 Rolls Into Theaters & VOD Today - 3/6/2015

Freestyle Releasing and Freestyle Digital Media (FDM) announced today that they have acquired theatrical and VOD rights to the horror thriller HAYRIDE 2

Criss, Levy, Mientus, Hoffman & More Set for Reading of New 17 AGAIN Musical - 3/6/2015

Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures is holding a private developmental reading of 17 Again, a new musical with a book by Marco Pennette, music and lyrics by Alan Zachary & Michael Weiner, and direction by Adam Shankman, on Friday, March 6, 2015.

MN Opera's Michael Christie Leads World Premiere of THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE at The Ordway - 3/7/2015

Minnesota Opera Music Director Michael Christie leads the world premiere performances of The Manchurian Candidate, March 7-15, 2015 in the Music Theater at Ordway.

Minnesota Opera to Premiere THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE - 3/7/2015

MINNEAPOLIS (January 26, 2015) - Minnesota Opera Music Director Michael Christie leads the world premiere performances of The Manchurian Candidate, March 7-15, 2015in the Ordway Music Theater. Christie is recognized as " … a top-notch conductor of new works …" by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Based on the novel by Richard Condon and directed by Kevin Newbury, The Manchurian Candidate traces the mysterious story of an American soldier decorated during the Korean War who is brainwashed into becoming an unwitting assassin in a conspiracy to overthrow the U.S. government. This taut and suspenseful thriller is the highly anticipated second opera by composer Kevin Puts and librettist Mark Campbell, creators of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Silent Night.

Arizona Opera Stages Steampunk & Magritte-Inspired MAGIC FLUTE - 3/7/2015

Arizona Opera brings a brand new production of Mozart's The Magic Flute to the stage, February 27th and 28th at 7:30 pm and March 1st at 2 pm in Symphony Hall in Phoenix; and March 7th at 7:30 pm and March 8th at 2:00 pm in Tucson Music Hall, Tucson.

Lincoln Center Launches Boro-Linc, Bringing the Arts to The Bronx - 3/7/2015

Lincoln Center, the world's largest performing arts center, announces a new program, Boro-Linc, which will offer special free family programs that aim to make the arts more accessible to underserved New Yorkers and increase family engagement in the arts. The new initiative will bring together constituents from across Lincoln Center to present a wide range of performances, workshops, activities and exhibits on Saturdays at 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. from March 7 to June 13, with approximately 20 free family-friendly programs scheduled.

SchimMel Center Welcomes Anna Christy as Part of VOCE: RISING OPERA STARS Series - 3/7/2015

On Sunday, March 8 at 3pm, SchimMel Center at Pace University will present an afternoon with the powerhouse soprano, Anna Christy accompanied by pianist Ken Noda.

Center Stage Opera Presents Its 10th Anniversary Gala Celebration, REFLECTIONS - 3/7/2015

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