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Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/12/2011

Below is BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar updated on 3/12/2011. For the complete calendar of upcoming events, concerts, openings, closings and more, visit BroadwayWorld.com's Event Calendar.

NAATCO To Present Caryl Churchill's A NUMBER At Cherry Lane Studios - 3/12/2011


THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST To Be Filmed In HD - 3/12/2011


Meet The Creators Of PETER AND THE STARCATCHER 3/12 - 3/12/2011

Here is your chance to meet the creative minds behind PETER AND THE STARCATCHER and PETER AND WENDY. Sit down and have an in depth conversation with Julie Archer, co-creater and designer of PETER AND WENDY, Rick Elice, author of the new play PETER AND THE STARCATCHER, Liza Lorwin, co-creator, director and producer of PETER AND WENDY, and Ridley Pearson, author of the original book PETER AND THE STARCATCHERS at the New York Public Library Saturday, March 12, 2011 at 2pm!


Armenian Folk Singer Mariam Matossian to Appear At Centre Stage - 3/12/2011

Armenian folk singer Mariam Matossian is appearing in a concert at Centre Stage on Saturday, March 12th at 7:00 p.m.


Metropolitan Opera Announces A Cast Change Advisory - 3/12/2011


Red Shark And White Rabbit Present MACBETH - 3/12/2011

RED SHARK PRODUCTIONS and WHITE RABBIT THEATRE are pleased to present William Shakespeare?s MACBETH, directed by Andrew Rothkin.


Goldberg, Hasselbeck, Shepherd Lead ABC Daytime Salutes Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS - 3/13/2011


MAN WHO ATE ROCKEFELLER Begins Previews Off-Broadway - 3/13/2011


Mint Theatre Presents WHAT THE PUBLIC WANTS - 3/13/2011

The Drama Desk and OBIE Award-winning Mint Theater Company invites you to Arnold Bennett's comedy, WHAT THE PUBLIC WANTS, beginning January 14th through March 13th at the Mint's home in the heart of the theater district, at 311 West 43rd Street. Opening Night will be January 27th.


Willey, Eakes to Host ABC Daytime Salutes BC/EFA - 3/13/2011


SKELLING Comes To The Stage At New Victory Theater - 3/13/2011


New York premiere of Joseph C. Landis' translation of "The Dybbuk" - 3/13/2011


Centre Stage Presents ROCK 'N ROLL HEAVEN - 3/13/2011

Centre Stage, Greenville's Professional Theater, presents Rock 'n Roll Heaven February 18-March 23.


2011 Olivier Award Nominations Announced; LOVE NEVER DIES and AFTER THE DANCE Lead - 3/13/2011

The Laurence Olivier Awards - the most prestigious awards in London's Theatreland - will be held this year in a revamped ceremony at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane on Sunday 13 March. Follow full coverage of the event on www.olivierawards.com.


ANGELINA BALLERINA Extends At Union Square Theater - 3/13/2011


Ensemble Studio Theatre Closes WHITE PEOPLE - 3/13/2011


DANGEROUS BEAUTY Extends - 3/13/2011

The Pasadena Playhouse (Sheldon Epps, Artistic Director and Stephen Eich, Executive Director) by special arrangement with Susan Dietz and Tara Smith, announced a one week extension of the new musical DANGEROUS BEAUTY by Jeannine Dominy (book and verse), Michele Brourman (music) and Amanda McBroom (lyrics).


AOP Presents HENRY'S WIFE, EICHMANN - 3/13/2011


INVASION! Alters Performance Schedule Off-Broadway - 3/13/2011


MAN WHO ATE ROCKEFELLER Off-Broadway - 3/13/2011

THE MAN WHO ATE MICHAEL ROCKEFELLER - Jeff Cohen's play that enjoyed great success during its world-premiere at the West End Theatre off-off-Broadway in Manhattan in the fall - will return for a limited engagement Off-Broadway at the Arclight Theatre (152 W. 71 St.) with previews starting February 2, 2011 prior to a press opening on Wednesday, February 9.


ANGELINA BALLERINA Plays Final Week At Union Square Theater - 3/13/2011


Radcliffe Visits Couric, Regis & 'Today Show' This Week - 3/13/2011

Daniel Radcliffe, star of the 50th Anniversary production of the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical comedy HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING, will appear on three national talk shows in the coming week, beginning this weekend. Katie Couric interviews Mr. Radcliffe on Sunday, March 13 on "CBS Sunday Morning," followed by a live interview on NBC's "Today Show" Tuesday, March 15, between the 8am and 9am hour , and an appearance on "Live! With Regis & Kelly" on Thursday, March 17. HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING opens Sunday, March 27, 2011, at Broadway's Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street).


TACT Begins Previews for THREE MEN ON A HORSE - 3/14/2011

TACT/The Actors Company Theatre (Scott Alan Evans, Cynthia Harris and Simon Jones, Co-Artistic Directors) has announced its 2010/2011 Season. The critically-acclaimed company dedicated to presenting neglected or rarely produced plays of literary merit will offer Mainstage productions of The Memorandum by Vaclav Havel, and Three Men on a Horse by George Abbott and John Cecil Holm at The Beckett Theatre (410 West 42nd Street) on Theatre Row.


Darlene Love, Neil Diamond, et. al, To Be Inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame - 3/14/2011

Music icons Neil Diamond, Tom Waits, Dr. John and Alice Cooper, as well as Broadway veteran Darlene Love, will be the new inductees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for 2011. They will be honored at a ceremony at Manhattan's Waldorf-Astoria on Monday, March 14. Leon Russell will also be awarded for musical excellence. Nonperformer honors will go to Specialty label's Art Rupe and Elektra Records founder, Jac Holzman.


MCC's MISCAST Honors Tomei, Schreiber et al. - 3/14/2011

MCC Theater (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey, Artistic Directors; William Cantler, Associate Artistic Director; Blake West, Executive Director) will celebrate the company's 25th anniversary by honoring a host of MCC artists past and present at Miscast 2011. This highly anticipated annual gala will take place on Monday, March 14, 2011 at The Hammerstein Ballroom (311 West 34th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues). Andy Cohen (Host of Bravo TV's "Watch What Happens Live") will host the evening. David Duchovny (star of the recent MCC Theater hit, The Break of Noon), Téa Leoni, Hugh Dancy (star of yet another recent MCC hit, The Pride) and Claire Danes are this year's honorary chairs. Funds raised from Miscast help MCC Theater produce some of the most talked-about new work Off Broadway and support their Youth Company and in-school partnerships that serve New York City public high school students, as well as their literary development work with emerging playwrights.


Jeffrey C. Hawkins, Ron McClary Lead TACT's THREE MEN ON A HORSE - 3/14/2011


7th Annual ECNY Awards Nominees Announced - 3/14/2011


Alec Baldwin To Be Honored During Roundabout's 2011 Spring Gala 3/14 - 3/14/2011


The New Group Presents The NY Revival Of MARIE AND BRUCE - 3/14/2011


Broadway's Next H!T Musical Extends At The Triad - 3/14/2011


Jeffrey C. Hawkins, Ron McClary Lead TACT's THREE MEN ON A HORSE - 3/14/2011

TACT/The Actors Company Theatre (Scott Alan Evans, Cynthia Harris and Simon Jones, Co-Artistic Directors), the critically-acclaimed company “dedicated to presenting neglected or rarely produced plays of literary merit,” announces complete casting for Three Men on a Horse, by John Cecil Holm & George Abbott, the final production of the company’s 2010/11 season.


MTS Playground Development Series Presents THINGS AT THE DOORSTEP - 3/14/2011

Manhattan Theatre Source Playground Development Series proudly presents THINGS AT THE DOORSTEP- An evening of horror based on the works of H.P. Lovecraft


LAUGHING LIBERALLY Plays The Midtown Theater - 3/14/2011

LAUGHING LIBERALLY: THIS AIN’T NO TEA PARTY, a new evening of comedy with music and multi-media presentations, will make its Off-Broadway debut beginning March 14th at the Midtown Theatre, 163 West 46th Street (just east of Broadway).


The 'Other' SPIDEY Musical Plays Second Show - 3/14/2011

The Spidey Project: With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility sold out it's first show this evening in under one minute. Due to such high demand for this event, a second show has now been announced by brain-child Justin Moran. "You've been such great supporters so far," Moran says to his fans, "and we want to get you in to see this show." The second performance is set for March 14, 10pm at The Peoples Improv Theater (The PIT) located at 123 East 24th Street.


Kathy Griffin WANTS A TONY Adds Two Performances - 3/14/2011

Comedienne Kathy Griffin has just announced on Twitter that she has addded two more shows to to limited Broadway run of Kathy Griffin WANTS A TONY. THe extra performances will be held March 14 at 8 PM and March 19 at 2 PM.


Christian Borle, Justin Guarini, et al. Join MCC's MISCAST 2011 - 3/14/2011


Nick Adams Joins BROADWAY PURIM SHPIEL - 3/14/2011

The National Entertainment Fund for the Cultural Arts (NEFCA) and event Co-Chair Michael Steinhardt proudly present the 7th Annual Broadway Purim Shpiel at the Hudson Theatre on Monday, March 14th, 2011 at 7pm. For one night only, stars from Broadway's biggest hit shows join together for the Broadway Purim Shpiel, a hilarious retelling of the Purim story. Proceeds from the NEFCA production will benefit The Birthright Israel Foundation, an organization dedicated to sending young Jewish professionals from across the world to Israel. Full details about the event can be found at www.nefca.org or follow us for live updates on twitter at www.twitter.com/#!/NEFCA


Tomei, Whaley Lead New Group's MARIE AND BRUCE - 3/14/2011

The New Group proudly presents the first major New York revival of Wallace Shawn’s Marie and Bruce in a limited Off-Broadway engagement March 14 – May 7.


Pierre-Laurent Ends Performances in New York - 3/15/2011


Oscar Nominated Film THE FIGHTER Gets Blu-ray Release - 3/15/2011

"Mark Wahlberg is perfect" (Entertainment Weekly) and "Christian Bale is astonishing" (New York Times) in the inspiring true story THE FIGHTER, debuting in a two-disc Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack with Digital Copy, on standard DVD and on VOD March 15, 2011 from Paramount Home Entertainment. Directed by Academy Award® nominee David O. Russell (Three Kings), THE FIGHTER has received seven Academy Award nominations including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Supporting Actor (Christian Bale), Best Supporting Actress (Melissa Leo and Amy Adams), Best Original Screenplay and Best Editing. The powerful, uplifting and "remarkable" (Wall Street Journal) film tells the story of working-class pugilist "Irish" Micky Ward (Wahlberg) and his against-all-odds triumph in the ring that united his fractured family and brought pride to his blue-collar hometown. Bale portrays Ward's troubled older brother, Dicky Eklund, a role that has already earned him a Golden Globe®, SAG and National Board of Review award for Best Supporting Actor, as well as awards from numerous regional film critics' societies. Golden Globe and SAG winner and Oscar® nominee Melissa Leo (Frozen River) gives a knockout performance as Ward's mother and Oscar nominee Amy Adams (Doubt) stars as his girlfriend and future wife, Charlene.


MDQ's 'Perkins' Jared Mason to Play 'Lewis' After Kreis Departs - 3/15/2011

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, the hit Broadway musical, announces that Jared Mason will assume the role of Jerry Lee Lewis at the Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street) starting Tuesday, March 15.


Martha Plimpton to be Honored by Steppenwolf - 3/15/2011

Steppenwolf ensemble member and three-time Tony® and Emmy® nominee Martha Plimpton will be the guest of honor at the 2nd annual Steppenwolf Salutes WOMEN IN THE ARTS fundraising luncheon on Tuesday, March 15, 2011 at 12:00 pm at The W Chicago – City Center, 172 West Adams St. Ms. Plimpton will be interviewed about her stage, television and film career by Steppenwolf Artistic Director Martha Lavey in a format similar toInside The Actors Studio. Ensemble member Joan Allen was honored at last year’s inaugural Steppenwolf Salutes WOMEN IN THE ARTS fundraiser.


59E59 Theatres Presents PLAY NICE - 3/15/2011

59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer) welcomes Ego Actus Design with the NYC premiere of PLAY NICE!, written by Robin Rice Lichtig and directed by Joan Kane. PLAY NICE! begins previews on Tuesday, March 8 for a limited engagement through Sunday, March 27. Press Opening is Tuesday, March 15 at 7:15 PM. The performance schedule is Tuesday - Wednesday at 7:15 PM, Thursday - Friday at 8:15 PM; Saturday at 2:15 PM and 8:15 PM; Sunday at 3:15 PM and 7:15 PM. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison). Tickets are $25 ($17.50 for 59E59 Members) and are available by calling Ticket Central at 212-279-4200 or online at www.59E59.org.


Nancy Opel Joins MEMPHIS as Mama, Jellison Now Mr. Simmons - 3/15/2011

The 2010 Tony winning Best Musical MEMPHIS announced today that Nancy Opel has joined the cast of MEMPHIS as "Mama." Opel will begin performances on Tuesday, March 15th. Along with Opel, current cast member John Jellison will take over the role of "Mr. Simmons," also beginning performances on Tuesday, March 15th. Cass Morgan and Michael McGrath will play their final performances on Sunday, March 13th.


Tom Stoppard Set for TIMES TALKS - 3/15/2011

In the coming weeks, some of the brightest names in film, television, theater, books, advocacy and awareness will sit down with New York Times journalists for TimesTalks events at TheTimesCenter, 242 West 41st Street, New York City.


Foster, Grey, Marshall, Stoppard Set For TimesTalks - 3/15/2011


Official: Christopher Sieber to Begin in LA CAGE - 3/15/2011

Two-time Tony Award-nominee Christopher Sieber (Monty Python's Spamalot, Shrek The Musical) will begin performances as Georges in LA CAGE AUX FOLLES on Tuesday, March 15, starring opposite four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein as Albin. Georges will be played by understudy Chris Hoch through Sunday, March 13. The Tony Award-winning revival is playing at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street).


Sutton Foster Live Album Set for Release; Track List - 3/15/2011

Tony Winner Sutton Foster's triumphant sold-out run at New York's famed Cafe Carlyle comes home to listeners on March 15th, as Ghostlight Records proudly releases her 20-song tour de force ‘An Evening With Sutton Foster - Live at the Café Carlyle'. In an interview with THE LOS ANGELES TIMES, Foster emphasizes that ‘it's a concert, not cabaret, but adds that whatever you call it, "it's definitely quirky and weird -- and very much me."'


SPIDER-MAN Cancels Show & Party; Cast Disappointed - 3/15/2011

Lead producers Michael Cohl and Jeremiah J. Harris announced today that SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark has a newly expanded creative team in place. The team will be implementing a new plan to make significant and exciting revisions to the production. Opening night (previously set for March 15, 2011) has been rescheduled to an evening in early summer, 2011. This amended schedule will allow the time necessary to execute the plan, which will include revisions to the script.


WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE Season 1 DVD Gets Release - 3/15/2011

Seen on NBC and following seven celebrities as they journey through ancestral history and share their life-altering discoveries, the critically acclaimed reality series 'Who Do You Think You Are?' Season 1 (U.S. Version) debuts on DVD from Acorn Media on March 15, 2011. Like never seen before, Sarah Jessica Parker (Sex and the City), Dallas Cowboys legend Emmitt Smith, Oscar® winner Susan Sarandon (Dead Man Walking), Emmy®-winning director Spike Lee (Do the Right Thing, Malcolm X) and actors Matthew Broderick (Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Glory), Brooke Shields (Suddenly Susan), and Lisa Kudrow (Friends) travel the world to uncover the secrets and surprises of their family trees. Lisa Kudrow is also an executive producer for the series.


Deal Still Pending for Taymor's SPIDER-MAN Departure - 3/15/2011

The Wall Street Journal reports today that despite going public with the news that Julie Taymor will no longer move forward with SPIDER-MAN, her exit deal has not yet been finalized. Issues surrounding royalties, copywrites, and a non-disclosure have not yet been settled upon. Tamor's camp declined to comment on the separation negotiations. Litigation is not out of the question. Taymor will officially step down as head creative on March 15, 2011.


Chicago Shakespeare Theater Presents The Cripple of Inishmaan - 3/16/2011

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) brings two of the world's finest theater companies to Chicago audiences this spring with back-to-back productions for the World's Stage Series.


Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts Presents ODYSSEUS DOA - 3/16/2011

The Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts, in co-production with Red House Arts Center, will present a limited engagement off-Broadway run of Stephen Svoboda's audaciously comedic look at death in the age of AIDS, ODYSSEUS DOA (died of AIDS), March 16 - 20 at the Lion Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd St.).


PS122 Presents SUPERNORMAL - 3/16/2011

This month, Tom Shillue, the master of comedic storytelling, will be premiering his award winning one-man show Supernormal during a three week run at Performance Space 122.


Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts Presents ODYSSEUS DOA - 3/16/2011

The Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts, in co-production with Red House Arts Center, will present a limited engagement off-Broadway run of Stephen Svoboda's audaciously comedic look at death in the age of AIDS, ODYSSEUS DOA (died of AIDS), March 16 - 20 at the Lion Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd St.).


FUERZA BRUTA: LOOK UP Hosts Girls Night Out - 3/17/2011


NAATCO To Present Caryl Churchill's A NUMBER At Cherry Lane Studios - 3/17/2011


CCHA's 30th Anniversary To Be Celebrated At The Joe - 3/17/2011

The Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) is proud to announce its schedule for CCHA Championship Weekend in Detroit from March 17-20. With "Four Days, Four Teams, Four Games, Something For Everyone", fans will have the opportunity to be involved and show support for their favorite CCHA team, as well as enjoy a variety of events and activities surrounding the weekend celebration. The 2011 CCHA Championship marks the 30th anniversary of the event being held at Joe Louis Arena. The first championship held at The Joe was in 1982 with Michigan State defeating Notre Dame, 4-1.


NAATCO To Present Caryl Churchill's A NUMBER At Cherry Lane Studios - 3/17/2011

The OBIE Award-winning National Asian American Theatre Company (NAATCO) – now in its 21st season – presents A NUMBER, OBIE Award-winner and 2010 Theatre Hall of Fame inductee Caryl Churchill's acclaimed play about human cloning and identity, starring OBIE Award-winner James Saito and Joel de la Fuente, with previews set to begin March 12 prior to it official press opening March 17 at Cherry Lane Studio Theatre (38 Commerce Street) in Manhattan.


Divas of Daytime Join My Big Gay Italian Wedding - 3/17/2011


Horse Trade Theater Group Presents Little Lord's Jewqueen - 3/17/2011

Little Lord’s rough and ready collective of shiksas, queers, and misinformed Jews stage a slap-dash celebration of the biblical Book of Esther.


CSC's Young Company Presents AS YOU LIKE IT - 3/17/2011


Metropolitan Opera Announces Cast Change Advisory For Boris Godunov - 3/17/2011


Lincoln Center Announces Tully Scope Festival - 3/18/2011


Lincoln Center Presents Inaugural Tully Scope Festival - 3/18/2011


Royal George Theatre Presents DIXIE'S TUPPERWARE PARTY - 3/18/2011

"Dixie's Tupperware Party," the hilarious show starring Dixie Longate which turned Off-Broadway into a Tupperware-mania celebration and garnered the prestigious 2008 Drama Desk Award Nomination rolls into the Royal George Theatre Cabaret (1641 North Halsted, Chicago) for a limited eight-week engagement beginning March 18th through May 15th, 2011. Written by Kris Andersson, the production is playing in Chicago as part of a 20-city national tour.


Center for Contemporary Opera Presents The Secret Agent - 3/18/2011


Intiman Theatre Presents ALL MY SONS - 3/18/2011

Intiman Theatre opens its 2011 Season with All My Sons, written by Arthur Miller and directed by Seattle theatre artist Valerie Curtis-Newton, featuring an ensemble of 10 actors led by veteran performers Chuck Cooper and Margo Moorer. Performances begin Friday, March 18 and continue through Sunday, April 17. Tickets are on sale now to season subscribers and are available to the general public beginning February 7. Purchases can be made at www.intiman.org or 206.269.1900. In Arthur Miller's Tony Award-winning family drama, the issues that surface are just as compelling today as when the play debuted in 1947. Artistic Director Kate Whoriskey says, "All My Sons is one of the most beautifully structured plays in the American canon. Miller slowly reveals to the audience how a man of some means and ethics can make a devastating choice that forever alters a community."


Center for Contemporary Opera Receives Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Grant - 3/18/2011


John Stamos Honored by Project Cuddle at Annual Dinner by the Bay - 3/19/2011


Center for Contemporary Opera Presents The Secret Agent - 3/19/2011


GLAAD to Honor Ricky Martin & Kristin Chenoweth - 3/19/2011

The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD), the nation's lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy and anti-defamation organization, today announced it will honor Grammy Award-winning singer Ricky Martin and Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth at the 22nd Annual GLAAD Media Awards presented by RÖKK Vodka.


Japan Society Screens Hardest Men in Town - 3/19/2011


Brooklyn Center Presents Ladysmith Black Mambazo - 3/19/2011

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College concludes its 2010-2011 World Stages series with an evening of music by South Africa's Grammy Award-winning Ladysmith Black Mambazo on Saturday, March 19, 2011 at 8pm.


Divas of Daytime Join My Big Gay Italian Wedding - 3/19/2011


Kathy Griffin WANTS A TONY Adds Two Performances - 3/19/2011

Comedienne Kathy Griffin has just announced on Twitter that she has addded two more shows to to limited Broadway run of Kathy Griffin WANTS A TONY. THe extra performances will be held March 14 at 8 PM and March 19 at 2 PM.


DANNY AND SYLVIA Begins New Performance Schedule - 3/19/2011



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