Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 5/10/2014

Below is's Upcoming Events calendar updated on 5/10/2014. For the complete calendar of upcoming events, concerts, openings, closings and more, visit's Event Calendar.

Louis Armstrong House Museum & Moving Image Screen HELLO, DOLLY! - 5/10/2014

On Saturday, May 10th, 2014 the Louis Armstrong House Museum and the Museum of the Moving Image will host a dessert reception and special screening of the beloved film musical Hello, Dolly! in honor of Ambassador Satch knocking the Fab Four off Billboards' #1 spot at the height of Beatlemania.

The Met: Live in HD Presents LA CENERENTOLA - 5/10/2014

BROADWAY BARES: SOLO STRIPS Set for BPM Nightclub this May - 5/11/2014

Join Broadway Bares dancers up close as the 2014 Bares season gets personal with Broadway Bares: Solo Strips at 9 pm on Sunday, May 11 at BPM Nightclub (516 West 42nd Street, NYC).

CSC Extends THE HEIR APPARENT Through 5/11 - 5/11/2014

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Executive Director Greg Reiner, announced today that its acclaimed production of David Ives' THE HEIR APPARENT, adapted from the play by Jean-Francois Regnard, will extend through Sunday, May 11 at CSC (136 East 13th Street). Directed by John Rando, THE HEIR APPARENT features Suzanne Bertish (Madame Argante), Carson Elrod (Crispin), Claire Karpen (Lisette), Amelia Pedlow (Isabelle), David Pittu (Scruple), Dave Quay (Eraste) and Paxton Whitehead (Geronte).

The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Presents PLAY ALONG WITH THE CSO - 5/11/2014

LA SOIREE Closes at the Union Square Theatre - 5/11/2014

LA SOIREE leaves town this Sunday, May 11. Last chance to hurry to The Union Square Theatre (100 East 17th Street) to see the naughty and outrageous show that you will never forget.

CSC's MUSICAL MASTERWORKS Gala Tonight! - 5/12/2014

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Executive Director Greg Reiner, will present its 2014 Annual Gala, MUSICAL MASTERWORKS, Monday evening, May 12 at the Hudson Theatre at the Millennium Broadway Hotel (145 West 44th Street). Tony Award-winner and CSC Associate Director John Doyle will helm an evening of memorable numbers from iconic American musicals-a rich and vital heritage that CSC has begun to explore with last season's critically-acclaimed production of Passion and the upcoming production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Allegro.

Amas Stages Readings of COOKIN! - A TASTE OF THINGS TO COME - 5/12/2014

Amas Musical Theatre and The Amas Musical Theatre Lab will present free staged readings of "Cookin! - A Taste of Things to Come," a new musical by Debra Barsha and Hollye Levin, with musical direction by Gillian Berkowitz. Directed by Tony Award nominee Lynne Taylor-Corbett (Swing!), the readings will be held on Monday, May 12th at 1pm & 4pm and Tuesday, May 13th at 4pm at St. Luke's Theatre.

Roberts & Schulman's GOLDSTEIN VARIATIONS Gets Workshop - 5/12/2014

Music, Lyrics, and Book duo Michael Roberts and Charlie Schulman reunite once again after their recent production of The Fartiste, which had a successful run Off-Broadway in 2011-12 and West End Concert following its 2006 FringeNYC Outstanding Musical Award. Their newest venture, The Goldstein Variations, after concert presentations at the JCC in Manhattan, American University, and Abingdon Theater, will be seen by supporters at The Playroom Theater in a limited, developmental presentation from May 12th through 15th, open to the general public. The Goldstein Variations will be directed by Daniel Kutner.

Rossetti, Richardson & More Set for LITTLE THEATER, BIG DREAMS Benefit - 5/12/2014

The West Side YMCA's Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater will present its 4th annual benefit cabaret, Little Theater, Big Dreams on Monday May 12th at 7PM. The Off-Broadway hidden gem, located inside the historic West Side Y, will play host to powerful performances from Broadway's brightest up-and-coming stars alongside their own Kids Company, a group of young (6-14 year old) triple-threats-in-training. All proceeds will benefit the on-going youth theatre programs supported by the Y's Strong Kids Campaign.

Zach Braff & Nick Cordero to Guest on CBS's THE TALK - 5/12/2014

CBS's THE TALK, recently nominated for five Daytime Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Talk Show-Entertainment and Outstanding Talk Show Host, will return to New York City

Atlantic Arts Foundation and Harlem Opera Theater Present Britten's THE BURNING FIERY FURNACE - 5/12/2014

On May 12, 2014, The Atlantic Arts Foundation, with the artistic collaboration of Harlem Opera Theater, presents Benjamin Britten's The Burning Fiery Furnace, with the generous support of MasterCard and Citi. One of Britten's famed "Parables for Church Performance," this one-hour opera in English will be performed by an all African-American cast in the gothic revival splendor of Harlem's Church of the Intercession (Broadway at 155th Street, NYC). The performance begins at 7:00pm.

Playwrights Realm Kicks Off 2014 INK'D READING FESTIVAL - 5/12/2014

The Playwrights Realm will present the annual INK'D Reading Festival from May 12 through May 15 at The Studio Theatre at Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street). The 2014 festival features the plays of Elizabeth Irwin (My Mañana Comes), Lila Rose Kaplan (123), Jason Gray Platt (The There There) and Amelia Roper (Lottie in the Late Afternoon). As previously announced, My Mañana Comes will receive a full production at The Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 West 42nd Street) from August 26 to September 20, 2014.

Box Office for Broadway's HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME to Open 5/12 - 5/12/2014

The Palace Theatre box office opens this Monday, May 12 at 10:00 am for tickets to HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, the new Broadway musical inspired by the lyrics of Tupac Shakur. The Palace Theatre is located at 1564 Broadway (at 47th Street).

Chris Sun's Daddy's Little Girl Out on DVD Today - 5/13/2014

Vicious Circle Films and SlaughterFX are excited to announce that Chris Sun's Daddy's Little Girl will be available on DVD May 13th.

Fantasia! Returns to Broadway's AFTER MIDNIGHT - 5/13/2014

Fantasia, After Midnight's original Grammy Award-winning 'Special Guest Star,' will reprise her critically acclaimed performance in the smash hit Broadway musical, Tuesday, May 13 through Sunday, June 8, 2014. After Midnight will donate $5 from each ticket sold for the Tuesday, May 13th performance to the Harlem School of the Arts, now celebrating its 50th Anniversary. Directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle and featuring the big-band sounds of nine-time Grammy Award-winner Wynton Marsalis' Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars, After Midnight performs at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 West 47th Street).

Stephen Lee Anderson, Nick Blaemire, Kim Yu Blanck & More Set for CHASING THE SONG at La Jolla Playhouse - 5/13/2014

La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for its Page To Stage workshop production of Chasing the Song, a jubilant new musical by the team behind the Tony Award-winning musical Memphis, featuring book and lyrics by Joe DiPietro, music and lyrics by David Bryan and directed by Playhouse Artistic Director Christopher Ashley. Kicking off The Playhouse's 2014/15 season, Chasing the Song runs May 13 - June 15 in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre. Tickets are available by calling the Patron Services Department at (858) 550-1010 or online at

GODZILLA: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Out Today - 5/13/2014

WaterTower Music today announced the release of the soundtrack to Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures' epic action adventure "Godzilla", which hits theatres May 16.

Marroquin Releases Debut Album EL MUNDO ERA MIO - 5/13/2014

Award-winning Latina stage and screen actress Bianca Marroquin (Broadway's Chicago, TV's 'Mira Quien Baila' and 'Bailando por un Sueño') will release her first-ever full-length solo album El Mundo Era Mio (The World Was Mine) on Tuesday, May 13, 2014.

Pan Asian Rep to Present NO NO BOY, 5/14-18 - 5/14/2014

PAN ASIAN REPERTORY THEATRE will present a special limited run of NO-NO BOY by Ken Narasaki, directed by Ron Nakahara and based on the novel by John Okada, set in the aftermath of WWII as Japanese Americans return to the West Coast. Called "eloquent…elegant and searing" by LA Weekly, NO-NO BOY will run from May 14-18, 2014 at the Studio Theatre at Theatre Row (410 W. 42nd Street), with official opening on May 15 at 7:30PM.

Opera del West to Hold auditions for Chekhov's THE SEAGULL - 5/14/2014

Tyne Daly Guests on CBS's THE TALK - 5/14/2014

CBS's THE TALK, recently nominated for five Daytime Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Talk Show-Entertainment and Outstanding Talk Show Host, will return to New York City

Lloyd Webber, Andreas & More Appear on 'The Elaine Paige Show' - 5/14/2014

Elaine Paige's new six-part series, 'The Elaine Paige Show', for Sky Arts 1 HD launches on May 14th, and the show has announced its schedule.

Butler and Walton to Lead UNDER MY SKIN at The Little Shubert Theatre; Opens 5/15 - 5/15/2014

Tony Award-nominee Kerry Butler and Matt Walton will star in UNDER MY SKIN at The Little Shubert Theatre in New York. The new comedy, written by RoBert Sternin and Prudence Fraser - the creative forces behind such television hits as The Nanny and Who's The Boss? - begins preview performances on Saturday, April 5, 2014, opening on Thursday, May 15, 2014.

Diamond Headed Back to Off-Broadway's BAYSIDE! THE MUSICAL!, 5/15-17 - 5/15/2014

Due to overwhelming demand Bayside! The Musical!, the unauthorized musical parody of TV's #1 teen drama "Saved By The Bell" welcomes back Bayside High Alumni Dustin Diamond, who played the iconic Screech on "Saved By The Bell", on May 15, 16 & 17.

Public Studio's THE URBAN RETREAT & MANAHATTA Begin Performances on 5/15 - 5/15/2014

The Public Theater will begin performances for Public Studio's two inaugural plays, THE URBAN RETREAT by A. Zell Williams, and MANAHATTA, by Mary Kathryn Nagle, on Thursday, May 15. The two plays will be presented as pared-down productions and run in repertory through Sunday, May 25 in The Public's Shiva Theater.

Cast of Broadway's 'GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE' Performs on Jimmy Fallon Tonight - 5/15/2014

The cast of Broadway's "A Gentleman's Guide To Love and Murder" will perform on NBC's TONIGHT SHOW STARRING Jimmy Fallon on Thursday, May 15th.

Re-Envisioned GIGI Plays in Concert at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre - 5/16/2014

The 5th Avenue Theatre will present a concert version of Lerner and Loewe's Tony Award-winning musical, GIGI, May 16 through the 18th, 2014. The musical, which has been announced for a Broadway opening in 2015, will be performed in a glamorous concert setting, complete with a revised book.

A PEOPLE UNCOUNTED: The Untold Story of the Roma Opens in NY - 5/16/2014

A People Uncounted will open in New York City on May 16, 2014.

THE DISCOVERERS, Starring Griffin Dunne, Hits Theaters in NYC - 5/16/2014

Griffin Dunne stars in THE DISCOVERERS, which has won quite the collection of awards, including an Achievement in Acting Award for Dunne at the Sarasota International Film Festival, Emerging Actor Awards for Devon Graye and Madeleine Martin at the Genart Film Festival, and Best Film at the Kansas City Film and Oxford Film Festivals, as well as an Outstanding Actor Award for Dunne at the Sedona Film Festival, a Spark Breakthrough Award for Martin at the Riverrun International Film Festival, and Best Score at the Genart Film Festival.

Jesse Tyler Ferguson to Host 80th Annual Drama League Awards Tonight! - 5/16/2014

The Drama League has announced that the Emmy-nominated star of Modern Family and Broadway veteran Jesse Tyler Ferguson will host the upcoming 80th Annual Drama League Awards. Considered one of the high points of the theater season, the Annual Awards Luncheon includes a nominees cocktail reception, luncheon ceremony, and awards presentation and that will be held on Friday, May 16, 2014 at the Marriott Marquis Times Square in the Broadway Ballroom (1535 Broadway) beginning at 11:30 a.m. Financier Patisserie, GenSpring Family Offices, and National Life Group are the 2014 Event Sponsors of the 80th Annual Drama League Awards.

Musical Adaptations ONCE/TWICE Open at Roy Arias Stage IV - 5/16/2014

Zurich Meets New York: A Festival of Swiss Ingenuity Presents Live Music & Silent Films - 5/16/2014

Zurich Meets New York: A Festival of Swiss Ingenuity presents Collegium Novum Zurich: Live Music & Silent Films on Friday, May 16, 7 p.m. at the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center. Featuring music by Carola Baukholt, Hanns Eisler, Erik Satie, and Iris ter Schiphorst.

Rooftop Films Kicks Off 2014 Summer Lineup - 5/16/2014

Rooftop Films has announced the feature film lineup for the 18th Annual Rooftop Films Summer Series presented by Industry City.

Idina Menzel Guests on Today's THE TALK on CBS - 5/16/2014

CBS's THE TALK, recently nominated for five Daytime Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Talk Show-Entertainment and Outstanding Talk Show Host, will return to New York City

CHASING TASTE To Have World Premiere at VISIONFEST 2014 - 5/16/2014

Fresh from a "Best Comedy" win at the 2013 Burbank International Film Festival, indie film Chasing Taste has sold out of tickets for its world premiere at VISIONFEST on Friday, May 16th at 7:00p.m. at Tribeca Cinemas in New York City. To meet the demand of audience members, VISIONFEST is opening up more seats in a second screening room for a simulcast. Chasing Taste tells the story of a down-and-out novelist who is transformed overnight into NYC's next big food critic. On the cusp of fame and fortune, the writer turned food critic suddenly loses his sense of taste and smell in a freak accident, forcing him to rely on a team of super "smellers" and tasters to help him fake his reviews. The screenplay is written by Lori Fischer and produced by Ashley Wren Collins, Maitely Weismann and Sean Gannet. The picture also marks the feature film directorial debut of Sean Gannet.

Playwrights Horizons Offers 'LIVEforFIVE' Lottery for FLY BY NIGHT - 5/16/2014

Playwrights Horizons is now accepting entries for its popular LIVEforFIVE online lottery for up to two $5 tickets each to the New York premiere of FLY BY NIGHT: A NEW MUSICAL, conceived by Kim Rosenstock (Tigers Be Still); written by Will Connolly (performer, Once), Michael Mitnick (Sex Lives of Our Parents, the upcoming film The Giver) and Ms. Rosenstock; choreographed by Sam Pinkleton (Mr. Burns at PH; Natasha, Pierre…); and directed by Carolyn Cantor (The Great God Pan and After the Revolution at PH, Pumpgirl, Orange Flower Water).

Placido Domingo Returns in LA Opera's THAIS, Starring Nino Machaidze - 5/17/2014

General Director Placido Domingo returns to the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion stage in the final production of LA Opera's 2013/14 season, Jules Massenet's Thais,starring soprano Nino Machaidze in the title role. Mr. Domingo will perform the baritone role of Athanael, a monk whose determination to save the soul of a beautiful courtesan transforms into an unholy obsession. With these performances of Athanael, Mr. Domingo will have sung 25 leading roles at LA Opera.

Cleveland Orchestra's THE CUNNING LITTLE VIXEN - 5/17/2014

The Cleveland Orchestra takes you on a journey behind-the-scenes of their upcoming digitally-animated opera, The Cunning Little Vixen. This production is made specifically for Cleveland and will be unlike anything you've ever seen before. The video showcases The Cunning Little Vixen production team led by Director Yuval Sharon with animation by Bill Barminski & Christopher Louie. This is the first of a four part series that will lead up to the Cleveland Orchestra performances in May.

North Carolina Opera Presents OPERA IN THE PINES - 5/17/2014

THE AWESOME 80S PROM Returns to NYC at 42West - 5/17/2014

The long-running Off-Broadway interactive show THE AWESOME 80s PROM has a new place to cut footloose this spring and summer! The production will return for five Saturday evening performances only -- May 17 through September 20 -- at New York's hottest new club 42West, located at the bottom of The OUT Hotel on West 42nd Street.

Placido Domingo and Renee Fleming Return to LA Opera in THAIS and STREETCAR - 5/17/2014

Two of opera's greatest superstars-Placido Domingo and Renee Fleming-will return to LA Opera in May, each starring in a major LA Opera premiere.

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for THE KILLER with Michael Shannon & More - 5/17/2014

Academy Award nominee Michael Shannon (Revolutionary Road) plays Berenger in Eugene Ionesco's The Killer in a production that also features Kristine Nielsen, Paul Sparks and Robert Stanton. The Killer is newly translated by Michael Feingold and is directed by Darko Tresnjak (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder). Last produced Off-Broadway in 1960, The Killer is the final production of Theatre for a New Audience's inaugural season at Polonsky Shakespeare Center, 262 Ashland Place. Previews begin Saturday, May 17, at 7:30pm for an opening Thursday, May 29, and a scheduled run through Sunday, June 29. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast and creative team in rehearsal below!

Shannon to Lead Theatre for a New Audience's THE KILLER, Begin. 5/17 - 5/17/2014

Academy Award nominee Michael Shannon (Revolutionary Road) plays Berenger in Eugene Ionesco's The Killer in a production that also features Kristine Nielsen, Paul Sparks and Robert Stanton. The Killer is newly translated by Michael Feingold and is directed by Darko Tresnjak (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder).

Cleveland Orchestra Presents Leos Janacek's THE CUNNING LITTLE VIXEN - 5/17/2014

Music Director Franz Welser-Most continues his emphasis on operatic and choral repertoire with a compelling new production of Leos Janacek's The Cunning Little Vixen, performed with The Cleveland Orchestra at Severance Hall May 17-24. Presented with innovative and original animation, this world premiere production explores the depths of human experience in a charming tale of love, peril, freedom, and family. On the surface, the opera's story is about childish things, but underneath, human emotions boil over and burst apart between the 'animals of the forest' and their human interlocutors.

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