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Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 5/14/2011

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Below is BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar updated on 5/14/2011. For the complete calendar of upcoming events, concerts, openings, closings and more, visit BroadwayWorld.com's Event Calendar.

New York City Opera Announces 2011 Vox Line-up - 5/14/2011


Deborah Voigt Makes Her Role Debut In Met’s New Walküre - 5/14/2011


James Levine Conducts 'Die Walküre' 4/22-5/14 - 5/14/2011

Met Music Director James Levine leads the new production premiere of Die Walküre, Robert Lepage's staging of the second opera in Wagner's cycle Der Ring des Nibelungen. The production opens Friday, April 22, with an exceptional cast of Wagnerian singers, most of whom are singing their roles for the first time at the Met.


NYC Opera Announces Casting for 2011 VOX Contemporary American Opera Lab - 5/14/2011


UNCLE VANYA Receives Special Performances at Tribeca Performing Arts Center, 5/14-15 - 5/14/2011

Leading Russian director/producer Andrei Konchalovsky's production of the Moscow State Mossovet Theatre presentation of Anton Chekov's UNCLE VANYA will be presented, in its only U.S. engagement, at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center for three performances only on Saturday, May 14 at 7pm, and Sunday, May 15 at 2 & 7pm. UNCLE VANYA will be performed in Russian with English translation.


TEETH OF THE SONS To Play Cherry Lane - 5/14/2011


Auditions Scheduled for White Christmas at Imagination Theater - 5/14/2011

Imagination Theater in Placerville has scheduled auditions for the holiday favorite, White Christmas. Auditions will be held May 14 at 9:00 a.m. with callbacks following on May 15 at 1:00 p.m.


MANIPULATION Begins Previews 5/14; Tickets Now On Sale - 5/14/2011


Calipo Theatre Co Presents PINEAPPLE - 5/14/2011

Roxanna is only interested in herself, boys and Barcardi Breezers. Her sister Paula lives for others – her kids, her friends, and Roxanna - her family.


The Longwood Players Present THE SECRET GARDEN - 5/14/2011

The Secret Garden opens soon and plays May 6 - 14 Tickets are $16-25, Kids under 16 only $10!


UNCLE VANYA Receives Special Performances at Tribeca PAC - 5/14/2011

Leading Russian director/producer Andrei Konchalovsky's production of the Moscow State Mossovet Theatre presentation of Anton Chekov's UNCLE VANYA will be presented, in its only U.S. engagement, at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center for three performances only on Saturday, May 14 at 7pm, and Sunday, May 15 at 2 & 7pm. UNCLE VANYA will be performed in Russian with English translation.


Michael McQuary To Guest Star in THE COMPLETE PERFORMER - 5/14/2011


Hudson Stage Presents BOSTON MARRIAGE - 5/14/2011

Book your tickets now for Hudson Stage's production of David Mamet's wickedly entertaining BOSTON MARRIAGE.


THE DREAMS OF JINSHA gets Encore Screening At IFC - 5/14/2011


FREUD'S LAST SESSION Announces May Events And Discussions - 5/14/2011


ANYTHING GOES' Foster And Pakledinaz Set For CNN - 5/14/2011


Mike Burstyn Leads THE ADVENTURES OF HERSHELE OSTROPOLYER - 5/15/2011


The Prisoner of Second Avenue With Alexander And Hecht Plays Three Week Run - 5/15/2011


Barbara Walsh to star in Tony Glazer's READING UNDER THE INFLUENCE - 5/15/2011


Roundabout Extends BURNING BOY - 5/15/2011

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) is pleased to announce a one week extension of The Dream of the Burning Boy through Sunday, May 15th!


Looking Glass Theatre Presents JUST A READING - 5/15/2011


Burstyn Returns In THE ADVENTURES OF HERSHELE OSTROPOLYER - 5/15/2011


Burstyn Returns In THE ADVENTURES OF HERSHELE OSTROPOLYER - 5/15/2011

Folksbiene’s breakaway hit, "The Adventures of Hershele Ostropolyer," one of the best-reviewed shows of 2009-2010 season, returns for a special encore engagement this spring.


NYC Opera Announces Casting for 2011 VOX Contemporary American Opera Lab - 5/15/2011


Aguilar, Boren Lead Cast Of LYSISTRATA JONES - 5/15/2011


CHANNELING Kevin Spacey Announces New Performance Schedule - 5/15/2011


Looking Glass Theatre Presents JUST A READING - 5/15/2011

Looking Glass Theatre, celebrating almost 20 years of productions strengthening the voice of women in theater and the arts, proudly presents Just A Reading, a new play written by Ryan Glass and directed by Chanda Calentine.


Victory Gardens Theater Announces Chicago One-Minute Play Festival Participants - 5/15/2011

Victory Gardens announces the 50 playwrights who will participate in The Chicago One-Minute Play Festival as a benefit for the Victory Gardens Fresh Squeezed series. The event will be held in the Zacek-McVay Theater at the Victory Gardens Biograph Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue in Lincoln Park on May 15 and 16, 2011, at 7:30pm.


Gavin Creel, Nick Adams, et al. Head NYC AIDS WALK - 5/15/2011

Broadway Impact is thrilled to be participating in the NYC AIDS Walk for the first time and has enlisted members of the Broadway community to join forces for the cause. With 76 participants and counting and over $18,000 raised in just a few weeks, Broadway Impact is headed for being one of the top fundraising teams amongst the thousands registered.


La MaMa , ETC. Extends PROJECT: LOHAN Through - 5/15/2011

Following a successful opening weekend, La MaMa, E.T.C.'s production of Project: Lohan written by D'Aarcy Drollinger and directed by Ben Rimalower will extend its premiere engagement through Sunday, May 15. Additional performances will be Friday and Saturday, May 13 & 14 at 10pm and Sunday, May 15 at 5:30pm. As previously announced, Project: Lohan will perform Thursday through Saturday May 5-7 at 10pm and Sunday, May 8 at 5:30pm. This production is presented in association with the production teams of Shane Marshall Brown and DCG Arts. Tickets are $18, $13 for students/seniors and can be purchased at the box office, by phone at (212) 475-7710 or online at www.lamama.org.


Roundabout's The Dream of the Burning Boy Concludes Limited Engagement - 5/15/2011


THE DREAMS OF JINSHA gets Encore Screening At IFC - 5/15/2011


Harnick, Comley Honored At 2011 Theatre Museum Awards for Excellence - 5/16/2011


Focus Features Accepts Entries for Africa First Program - 5/16/2011


NEO Concert Writers Announced - 5/16/2011


Union Square Theater Presents DESPERATE WRITERS - 5/16/2011


56th ANNUAL OBIE AWARDS CEREMONY Held At Webster Hall - 5/16/2011


OBIE Awards Set; Celeb Presenters Announced - 5/16/2011

The Village Voice, the nation's largest alternative weekly newspaper, announced today that the 56th Annual Obie Awards will take place on Monday, May 16, 2011 at Webster Hall in the East Village (125 East 11th Street). The Awards Will Be Presented By: Alec Baldwin, Arian Moayed, Jim Parsons, John Larroquette, Lee Pace, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Mamie Gummer, Margaret Colin, Nina Arianda, Patina Miller, Robert Sean Leonard, Rose Hemingway and S. Epatha Merkerson.


Hyde Pierce, Merkerson to Co-Host 2011 OBIES - 5/16/2011

David Hyde Pierce and S. Epatha Merkerson are set to co-host the 56th annual Obie Awards. The ceremony will be held at Webster Hall May 16. Additionally, Nina Arianda, Alec Baldwin, Margaret Colin, Mamie Gummer, Rose Hemingway, John Larroquette, Robert Sean Leonard, Patina Miller, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Arian Moayed, Lee Pace, Jim Parsons, and Andrew Ranells are set to present.


Public Theatre Premieres THE TRAGEDY OF ARTHUR - 5/16/2011

New York's renowned Public Theater is pleased to host the world premiere of the "lost play" from the acclaimed new novel The Tragedy of Arthur by Arthur Phillips. This staged reading by The Guerrilla Shakespeare Project will take place one night only on Monday, May 16th at 7:00 PM at The Public Theater, 425 Lafayette Street (just below Astor Place), New York.


C. Eule Dance Presents 2011 Season, Kicks Off With Tenth Anniversary Gala - 5/16/2011

C. Eule Dance presents the 2011 Season, with a 10th Anniversary Gala on May 16, 2011 at Dillon Gallery and Clean Springing X, a concert featuring the World Premieres of Altered Fidelity and Gentleman from Cracow on two weekends: June 11-12 and 18-19, 2011 at Salvatore Capezio Theater, Peridance Capezio Center.


DESPERATE WRITERS Arrives Off-Broadway - 5/16/2011


Academy's NYC Film Series to Feature 'The Bicycle Thief' 5/16 - 5/16/2011


JERSEY BOYS Star Jarrod Spector Return to Feinstein's - 5/16/2011

FEINSTEIN'S AT LOEWS REGENCY, the nightclub proclaimed "Best of New York" by New York Magazine and "an invaluable New York institution" by The New York Post, continues its Spring 2011 season with the return of Jarrod Spector, star of Jersey Boys on Broadway, on Monday, May 16. His show "Minor Fall, Major Lift" features musical selections that range from the 1950s (Paul Anka, Neil Sedaka), 1960s (The Beatles, Smokey Robinson), 1970s (Led Zeppelin, Chicago) and the present day (Macy Gray, Maroon 5).


Naked in a Fishbowl Retuns to NYC - 5/16/2011

Following two successful seasons at the Soho Playhouse, Naked in a Fishbowl, which CBS Radio called “A breath of fresh air.


Clark Curates Last 'Page to Stage' Program at NY City Center - 5/16/2011

New York City Center's final "Musical Theater: From the Page to the Stage," program on Monday, May 16 will be curated and hosted by Tony Award-winning actress Victoria Clark. Pulitzer Prize-winning director James Lapine will moderate "All About Collaboration," a dialogue with Alex Timbers and Michael Friedman, the creative team behind Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson. The program will be held at City Center, 130 W. 56th Street, (between 6th and 7th avenues.) beginning at 6:30 p.m.


McKechnie et al. Lead 'Every Little Step' Tony Talkback Series - 5/16/2011

The first ever Tony Award Documentary Film Series, part of the 2011 Tony Awards Showcase at the Times Square Visitor Center and Mini-Museum The Tony Award Documentary Films Series is featuring three films that examine what it's like to be behind-the-scenes on a Broadway musical. The Tony Awards Showcase, featuring historic Tony memorabilia, is open until the end of June and free to the public.


Jamie deRoy’s Wish on the Moon To Be Released - 5/16/2011


New Block of Tickets On Sale For PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT - 5/16/2011


Jazz & Popular Song Featuring Michael Feinstein at Jazz at Lincoln Center - 5/17/2011

Jazz at Lincoln Center and Artistic Director Wynton Marsalis announces the 2010-11 season programming featuring concerts, education events, broadcasts, touring and a diverse line-up of guest artists.


Austin Pendleton Directs WOMAN BEFORE A GLASS - 5/17/2011


Dugan et al. Lead Mayer-Helmed ILLUSION at Signature - 5/17/2011

Signature Theatre Company (James Houghton, Founding Artistic Director; Erika Mallin, Executive Director) is pleased to announce casting for Tony Kushner's THE ILLUSION. The production will be directed by Michael Mayer.


Met Opera Guild Salutes Dame Joan Sutherland - 5/17/2011


Walt Disney Records Releases the Soundtrack From HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL - 5/17/2011


SHARKS Extends In NYC Before LA And Miami Run - 5/17/2011

There is a serious buzz building up around Jay Alvarez’ new play which is extraordinarily entitled “ BE CAREFUL! THE SHARKS WILL EAT YOU! ”


JANIE CONDON: RAW & UNCHAINED! Extends Off-Broadway - 5/17/2011


MORMON Cast To Sign Albums at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre - 5/17/2011


Jazz & Popular Song Featuring Michael Feinstein at Jazz at Lincoln Center - 5/18/2011

Jazz at Lincoln Center and Artistic Director Wynton Marsalis announces the 2010-11 season programming featuring concerts, education events, broadcasts, touring and a diverse line-up of guest artists.


LOVE ETC. Opens In LA And NYC - 5/18/2011


THE SPHINX WINX Opens Off-B'way - 5/18/2011


LOUDER THAN A BOMB Documentary Premieres 5/18 - 5/18/2011


Foster, Tveit, et al. Take Part in Playwrights Horizons Auction - 5/18/2011

Acclaimed Off-Broadway theater company Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced initial details for its 2011 special online Auction in connection with its annual Spring Gala Benefit. Bidding for the auction, which will feature an eclectic array of items and unique opportunities, begins tomorrow, Tuesday, April 26 at 8AM at www.biddingforgood/playwrightshorizons. Online bidding will continue for three weeks through Wednesday, May 18 (with items staggered to close at 8PM and 9PM).


Johnny Rockets Celebrates 25th Anniversary With 99 Cent Shakes - 5/18/2011

Shake it up! Join Johnny Rockets’ 25th Anniversary Celebration Wednesday, May 18, all day long, and indulge in a Vanilla, Chocolate or Strawberry Milkshake for ONLY 99 cents (reg. $4.99) at five Chicagoland locations.


Dare To Speak Presents I PLEAD GUILTY - 5/18/2011

DARE TO SPEAK PRODUCTIONS is pleased to announce the World Premiere production of I PLEAD GUILTY, written and directed by Natalia Pelevine, based on the real events of the Moscow theatre siege of 2002.


WTC VIEW Comes to Americas Off Broadway At 59E59 Theaters - 5/19/2011


Horse Trade Theater Group & The Management Present Crystal Skillman's Cut - 5/19/2011

Danno, Rene and Colette all know the truth: reality is written, reality is planned. As reality TV show writers their job is to pull out the drama - capture that hair pulling, perfect table flip showdown!


The Collegiate Chorale Presents SOMETHING WONDERFUL - 5/19/2011

The Collegiate Chorale presents its 2011 Spring Concert Something Wonderful: An Evening of Broadway with Deborah Voigt, with featured guest artist Paolo Szot, conducted by Ted Sperling with the American Symphony Orchestra on Thursday, May 19, 2011 at 7pm at Carnegie Hall.


Horse Trade Theater Group & The Management Present Crystal Skillman's Cut - 5/19/2011

Danno, Rene and Colette all know the truth: reality is written, reality is planned. As reality TV show writers their job is to pull out the drama - capture that hair pulling, perfect table flip showdown!


MTG Presents UNDER THE BLUE SKY - 5/19/2011

Mind The Gap Theatre (MTG) has confirmed the cast for the NYC premiere of David Eldridge's West End hit UNDER THE BLUE SKY running May 19 - June 5, 2011 at the Kraine Theater.


LUCKY GUY Previews Tonight - 5/19/2011


Kram Improv presents What's on Tap? 5/19 - 5/19/2011

KRAM is back and ready to have some fun. Join them for a night of good ol' fashioned, crisp, cold, short form improv that will leave you feeling foamy-headed.


Horse Trade Theater Group presents AnimalParts' Dirty Little Machine - 5/19/2011

Jane is first introduced to pornography at a young age when she finds a dirty novel in her parent’s house. She regards this old paperback as the single most important piece of literature in her life.


WTC VIEW Comes to Americas Off Broadway At 59E59 Theaters - 5/19/2011

59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer) welcomes WTC VIEW, written by Brian Sloan and directed by Andrew Volkoff, to Americas Off Broadway.


ONE ARM Opens Off-Broadway - 5/19/2011

The New Group and Tectonic Theater Project proudly present One Arm, set to play May 19 – July 2 in a limited Off-Broadway engagement marking a New York premiere.


The Collegiate Chorale Presents SOMETHING WONDERFUL - 5/19/2011

The Collegiate Chorale presents its 2011 Spring Concert Something Wonderful: An Evening of Broadway with Deborah Voigt, with featured guest artist Paolo Szot, conducted by Ted Sperling with the American Symphony Orchestra on Thursday, May 19, 2011 at 7pm at Carnegie Hall.


Turner Hosts 77th Annual Drama League Awards - 5/20/2011

The Drama League (Jano Herbosch, President; Gabriel Shanks, Executive Director) is pleased to announce that Academy Award nominee and two-time Golden Globe winner Kathleen Turner will serve as host for The 77th Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony and Luncheon.


I MARRIED WYATT EARP Comes To 59E59 Theaters - 5/20/2011

59E59 Theaters, Prospect Theater Company and New York Theatre Barn are pleased to announce the cast and creative for the upcoming production of I MARRIED WYATT EARP, part of Americas Off Broadway at 59E59 Theaters.


3Graces Theater Co Presents AS IT IS IN HEAVEN - 5/20/2011


Radcliffe et al. Present at Drama League Awards - 5/20/2011

The Drama League has announced the rosters of stars who will appear as presenters at The 77th Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony and Luncheon on Friday, May 20, 2011 (noon) in the Grand Ballroom of the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Times Square (1535 Broadway at 46th Street). The ceremony will be hosted by Kathleen Turner (High).


WYATT EARP Celebrates Women Composers At 59E59 Theaters 5/20-6/12 - 5/20/2011


Saved By the Bell's Dustin Diamond Stars in THE AWESOME 80'S PROM - 5/21/2011


Matthew Morrison Set For Goodman Theatre Gala - 5/21/2011


Christopher Fry's THE LADY'S NOT FOR BURNING to Play at Walkerspace - 5/21/2011

The 1950 Broadway hit THE LADY'S NOT FORBURNING receives a rare NYC production courtesy of new NYC-based company Parenthesis. THE LADY'S NOT FOR BURNING, written by Christopher Fry and directed by Bryan Close, begins performances on Saturday, May 21for a limited engagement through Saturday, June 11.


Questions My Mother Can't Answer Plays soloNOVA Fest at PS 122 - 5/21/2011

terraNOVA Collective & Jack Sharkey present Questions My Mother Can’t Answer, a moving and funny one woman show written by and starring Andrea Caban (recipient of the 2008 NY Innovative Theatre Award for Outstanding Solo Performance), as part of the 8th annual soloNOVA Arts Festival, Sat 5/21 @ 4pm, Sun 5/22 @ 6pm, Mon 5/23 @ 8pm, Wed 5/25 @ 8pm & Fri 5/27 @ 8pm at 9th Space (located at Performance Space 122, 150 1st Ave at 9th Street).


Paley Center Screens MARIA GOLOVIN, 5/21 - 5/21/2011


X-Files Actor to Premiere Conspiracy Documentary - 5/21/2011



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