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Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 5/21/2011

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Below is BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar updated on 5/21/2011. For the complete calendar of upcoming events, concerts, openings, closings and more, visit BroadwayWorld.com's Event Calendar.

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


3Graces Theater Co Presents AS IT IS IN HEAVEN - 5/21/2011

3GRACES THEATER COMPANY is pleased to announce the first NYC revival and 10th Anniversary Production of AS IT IS IN HEAVEN by Arlene Hutton (The Nibroc Trilogy, Running), directed by Ludovica Villar-Hauser (The Countess).


BETWEEN WORLDS Has Off Broadway Premiere - 5/22/2011


Marriott Theatre Presents HOW CAN YOU RUN WITH A SHELL ON YOUR BACK? - 5/22/2011

The hit children's musical HOW CAN YOU RUN WITH A SHELL ON YOUR BACK? runs March 3rd through May 22nd at The Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences; 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL. Inspired by four of Aesop's classic fables, "Androcles and the Lion," "The Ant and the Grasshopper," "The Boy Who Cried Wolf," and "The Tortoise and the Hare," HOW CAN YOU RUN WITH A SHELL ON YOUR BACK? rediscovers these fables through the eyes of today's youth.


Brooklyn Center Presents Beauty and the Beast - 5/22/2011


Midtown Theater Presents LAUGHING LIBERALLY: THIS AIN’T NO TEA PARTY - 5/22/2011


Encompass New Opera Theatre Presents ANGEL OF THE AMAZON, 5/6-22 - 5/22/2011


New YorK Gilbert & Sullivan Players Host G & S Sing-Along - 5/22/2011


Vineyard Theatre Extends PICKED - 5/22/2011

Vineyard Theatre (108 E. 15 St.) will extend its world-premiere production of Christopher Shinn's play PICKED through May 22, it has been announced by Douglas Aibel, The Vineyard's artistic director.


Brooklyn Center Presents Beauty and the Beast - 5/22/2011

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College concludes its 2010-2011 Target FamilyFun series with American Family Theater's production of Beauty and the Beast on Sunday, May 22, 2011 at 2pm.


LOMBARDI to Close May 22 - 5/22/2011

The producers of Broadway's LOMBARDI announced today that the show will play its final performance on Sunday May 22. Producers Fran Kirmser and Tony Ponturo said, "LOMBARDI was a story that we wanted to tell and an idea that we believed in. We wanted to attract both an audience which had never set foot in a Broadway theatre, and to satisfy the traditional theatre goer. Vince Lombardi's remarkable life offered us the opportunity to assemble a cast made in heaven, and a creative dream team."


Resonance Ensemble Announces 2011 Season - 5/22/2011


MISS ABIGAIL Continues Love And Relationships Talkbacks - 5/22/2011


Whoopi Goldberg, Spike Lee, et al. to Present at NFT Gala - 5/22/2011


Feinstein Hosts '11 Drama Desk Awards on National TV - 5/23/2011

The 56th Annual Drama Desk Awards announced a series of major changes designed to enhance the visibility and outreach of the Drama Desk Awards nationwide while, at the same time, creating a large national footprint for all segments of New York theater. The changes include a television broadcast deal with Ovation; moving the awards ceremony from a concert hall to a prestigious ballroom in Midtown Manhattan; presenting the awards at a gala sit-down dinner in an elegant setting, hosted by a major Broadway star; adding musical numbers from nominated New York stage productions; changing the day of the annual Drama Desk Awards from its traditional Sunday time-slot to a Monday night when most Broadway and Off Broadway shows are dark; and adding major media partners. The changes were announced at a news conference held today (Thursday, February 24, 2011) at Inc Lounge in the Time Hotel, 224 West 49th Street, by Robert R. Blume, who has been Executive Producer of the annual Drama Desk Awards since 1999.


Actors Fund Gala Honors Bebe Neuwirth, Al Pacino - 5/23/2011

The Actors Fund's annual gala on Monday, May 23, 2011 at the New York Marriott Marquis, 1535 Broadway, will honor Tony and Emmy Award winning actress and current star of "The Addams Family," Bebe Neuwirth ("Chicago," "Sweet Charity," "Cheers," "Frasier"); Tony, Emmy and Academy Award winning actor Al Pacino ("The Godfather: Parts I, II and III," "Scent of a Woman," HBO's "Angels in America" and "You Don't Know Jack," "The Merchant of Venice"), and Vice President, Market General Manager for New York City's Marriott & Renaissance Hotels Michael J. Stengel, as the New York Marriott Marquis celebrates its 25th anniversary of commitment to Broadway and Times Square.


TABLEAU VIVANT OF THE DELIRIUM CONSTRUCTIONS Opens At Skylight One Hanson - 5/23/2011


Chenoweth Serenades Oprah w/ WICKED in Honor of Final Show - 5/23/2011

The Associated Press has released a detail of the celebrity farewell to Oprah, which will air on May 23 and May 24, just before the last Oprah Winfrey Show airs on May 25. On hand to pay tribute to the queen of daytime talk was the segment's host, Tom Hanks, Jerry Seinfeld who performed a routine, Madonna, Tom Cruise, Halle Berry, Beyonce, John Legend, Patti LaBelle and mroe. Aretha Franklin sang Amazing Grace and stage and small screen favorite Kristin Chenoweth led a performance of Wicked's For Good. As she performed, nearly 300 Morehouse College scholarship students, endorced by Oprah in one of her many charity endeavors, walked the aisles of the United Center where the event was being filmed. Simon Cowell was also on hand and Rosie O'Donnell additionally performed a Broadway-inspired number.


Patti LaBelle Honors Eugene Lang at Lincoln Center Gala, - 5/23/2011

On May 23, more than 2,500 employees, friends and benefactors of New York Hospital Queens will celebrate the extraordinary contributions of entrepreneur Eugene M. Lang, who created diverse manufacturing enterprises, participated in trade and economic policy missions for the U.S. and is nationally heralded for his philanthropic endeavors in education and health care. New York Hospital Queens will honor him for his longstanding service and support of the hospital.


Claire Danes, Meredith Vieira, et al. Win 2011 Gracie Awards - 5/24/2011

Alliance for Women in Media (AWM) is pleased to announce the 2011 national winners of the 36th Annual Gracie Awards. The awards will be presented at a black?tie Gala at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, Los Angeles, CA on Tuesday, May 24, 2011. Local market, public and student award winners will be announced later this week.


Platoon Released on Blu-ray, Celebrates 25th Anniversary - 5/24/2011


'Rock the Audition' Book Receives May 24th Release - 5/24/2011


WTC VIEW Comes to Americas Off Broadway At 59E59 Theaters - 5/24/2011


Billy Elliot Stars Hit the 92YTribeca, 5/24 - 5/24/2011


FOLLIES Cast Members Give Insider's Look - 5/24/2011

Cast members from the Kennedy Center's production of FOLLIES, including:Bernadette Peters, Danny Burstein, Jan Maxwell, Ron Raines, and Elaine Paige, are set to participate in a special insider's look at the show, complete with lively discussion and the opportunity to ask questions. The evnt will be held May 24, 2011 at 5:00 PM at Terrace Theater. Tickets are $12.00, and can be purchased by visiting: http://www.kennedy-center.org


Chenoweth Serenades Oprah w/ WICKED in Honor of Final Show - 5/24/2011

The Associated Press has released a detail of the celebrity farewell to Oprah, which will air on May 23 and May 24, just before the last Oprah Winfrey Show airs on May 25. On hand to pay tribute to the queen of daytime talk was the segment's host, Tom Hanks, Jerry Seinfeld who performed a routine, Madonna, Tom Cruise, Halle Berry, Beyonce, John Legend, Patti LaBelle and mroe. Aretha Franklin sang Amazing Grace and stage and small screen favorite Kristin Chenoweth led a performance of Wicked's For Good. As she performed, nearly 300 Morehouse College scholarship students, endorced by Oprah in one of her many charity endeavors, walked the aisles of the United Center where the event was being filmed. Simon Cowell was also on hand and Rosie O'Donnell additionally performed a Broadway-inspired number.


MEMPHIS Holds BBQ Benefit in Shubert Alley - 5/24/2011

Today the 2010 Tony winning Best Musical MEMPHIS announced a partnership with The Great Atlantic Pacific & Tea Company (A&P) to raise money for New York-area Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. Beginning July 4, 2011, customers at all A&P, Pathmark, Food Emporium, Waldbaum's, Food Basics, Super Fresh and Best Cellars stores will be asked to make a donation to Children's Miracle Network Hospitals at the register. Those who donate will also receive a special discount offer for tickets to MEMPHIS on Broadway. The promotion will run through the end of July in more than 360 stores along the eastern seaboard.


Art of Time Ensemble Presents The Songbook 5 Featuring Sarah Slean - 5/24/2011

The acclaimed Art of Time Ensemble, under the Artistic Direction of Andrew Burashko, presents The Songbook 5, featuring celebrated Canadian singer-songwriter Sarah Slean, on Tuesday, May 24 and Wednesday, May 25 at Harbourfront Centre's Enwave Theatre.


Maria Dizza and Greg Keller Lead MTG's CRADLE AND ALL - 5/25/2011


Dizzia, Keller, et al. Join Cast of MTC's CRADLE AND ALL - 5/25/2011

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Artistic Director) are pleased to announce casting for Manhattan Theatre Club's upcoming world premiere of Daniel Goldfarb's play CRADLE AND ALL directed by Tony nominee Sam Buntrock. The two-person cast will feature Tony nominee Maria Dizzia (In The Next Room, or The Vibrator Play; The Drunken City) and Greg Keller (33 Variations in Los Angeles, The Seagull at CSC).


York, Mayes, et al. Set for THE BEST IS YET TO COME - 5/25/2011

59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer) is thrilled to announce that the Rubicon Theatre in California is bringing their critically acclaimed production of THE BEST IS YET TO COME: THE MUSIC OF Cy Coleman to Americas Off Broadway.


CARRIE Begins Developmental Lab at MCC - 5/25/2011

According to an audition notice, the musical revival of CARRIE will hold a development lab at MCC from May 25, 2011 through June 7, 2011. Stafford Arima will direct, Matt Williams will choreograph, and Mary Mitchell-Campell will musical direct.


BACK-2-BASICS Returns To Don't Tell Mama - 5/25/2011

Frank Zagottis returns to Don't Tell Mama with his sell out cabaret show BACK 2 BASICS on May 25th at 7pm with an additional "Gay Pride Weekend" performance on Saturday, June 25 at 6pm.


2010 MAC Award Winner Tom Rocco Releases CD - 5/25/2011


Creation Production Company Presents WAX WINGS - 5/26/2011

Creation Production Company will present the world premiere of Matthew Maguire’s WAX WINGS, a new drama about an impending epidemic in the U.S., May 26th – June 11th at The Wild Project, 195 East 3rd St. in New York City


La Mama E.T.C. Presents HOW AND WHY I ROBBED MY FIRST CHEESE STORE - 5/26/2011

La Mama E.T.C. will present the World Premiere of HOW AND WHY I ROBBED MY FIRST CHEESE STORE by Mike Gorman. Directed by Dave Bennett featuring video, photography, cheese and a life-size taxidermy horse, previews begin May 19. Opening night is slated for Thursday, May 26.


The Human Race Presents right next to me - 5/26/2011

Memorial Day weekend is a fitting opening for right next to me, a new musical by Gregg Coffin, whose prior works Convenience and Five Course Love have been hits for The Human Race, Dayton's own professional theatre company.


Opel, Ragusa, Gertner Lead SUMMER SCHLOCK Reading - 5/26/2011


MBS Productions Presents OUTRAGEOUS, SEXY, (nekkid) ROMP - 5/26/2011

Lovely invites you to come see the world premiere of the most aniticipated play of the season: OUTRAGEOUS, SEXY, (nekkid) ROMP by Alejandro de la Costa


The Gift Theatre Presents Northwest Highway - 5/26/2011

John Patrick Moore might finally be ready to sell the Jefferson Park house where his father was raised. Or he might not. Two real estate agents, his CPD partner, and a Polish-American waitress force him to face the road ahead


Clare Barron, Purva Bedi, Yehuda Hyman And More Set For Target Margin's THE TEMPEST - 5/27/2011


Kristin Scott Thomas & More to Star in Pinter's Betrayal - 5/27/2011

Tickets go on sale today (5 April 2011) for Ian Rickson's new production of Harold Pinter's Betrayal starring Kristin Scott Thomas, Douglas Henshall and Ben Miles. Betrayal, produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, will have its first preview at the Comedy Theatre on 27 May 2011 with press night on 16 June and is booking until 20 August 2011.


Composer Development Program Returns to American Opera Projects in 2011-2012 - 5/27/2011


MotorCity Casino Hotel Hosts Arabian Night Starring Najwa Karam & Melhem Barakat - 5/27/2011

MotorCity Casino Hotel is proud to announce Arabian Night, starring Najwa Karam and Melhem Barakat, at Sound Board on Friday, May 27 at 9:00 p.m.


Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra presents Alumni Weekend - 5/27/2011

MYSO is proud to announce its 55th anniversary and approaching Alumni Weekend to take place May 27-29, 2011, at the Milwaukee Youth Arts Center, 325 W. Walnut Street, Milwaukee. Who knew, in 1956, that the Children's Arts Program would grow to become Music For Youth, which would ultimately become the Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra, by several measures the largest youth orchestra program in the U.S.?! The organization invites any and all alumni from its 55 year history to help celebrate this auspicious milestone! The Alumni Weekend will feature social gatherings, alumni orchestra rehearsals culminating in a performance and a special alumni recital featuring several alums who have chosen to pursue music professionally. In addition, fifty-five years worth of photos, programs, newspaper articles, and other Music For Youth memorabilia will be displayed during the weekend. Alumni should visit the Alumni page of www.myso.org now for more information and to register for this exciting event.


Blue Coyote Theater Group Launches STANDARDS OF DECENCY 3 - 5/27/2011

Blue Coyote Theater Group and Access Theater present the latest chapter in their downtown cult series Standards of Decency.


Blue Coyote Theater Group Launches STANDARDS OF DECENCY 3 - 5/27/2011

Blue Coyote Theater Group and Access Theater present the latest chapter in their downtown cult series Standards of Decency.


San Diego Musical Theatre Presents A CHORUS LINE - 5/27/2011

San Diego Musical Theatre is thrilled to present its third and final production of its 2010-2011 season, the singular sensation, the nine-time Tony Award-winning musical, A CHORUS LINE with music by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by Edward Kleban, book by James Kirkwood and Nicholas Dante, musical direction by Don LeMaster and directed and choreographed by Robert Marra (recreating Michael Bennett's original choreography).


The Tank Presents Start Trekkin' - 5/28/2011

Start Trekkin' plays Saturday, April 16, 2011; 7:30pm, Sunday, April 24, 2011; 7:30pm, Saturday, May 28, 2011; 7:30pm


NAKED BOYS SINGING! Plays 300th Performance This May - 5/28/2011


Origin Presents Olivier-Nominated IVAN AND THE DOGS, 5/5-28 - 5/28/2011

The remarkable story of Ivan, a four-year-old who fled an abusive household and found sanctuary on the streets with a pack of wild dogs, is a true story ripped from the headlines. But as relived by the protagonist as a young man, "Ivan and the Dogs" unfolds like a fairytale in which the human world lacks humanity and the animal world has it in abundance. Like the best of Grimm's this gripping story, told with lyrical wistfulness by Naylor, has a mythic resonance.


Strawdog Presents THE CONQUEST OF THE SOUTH POLE - 5/28/2011

Strawdog Theatre Company concludes their 23rd anniversary season with Manfred Karge‘s The Conquest of the South Pole, directed by Kimberly Senior, April 21 – May 28, at the Strawdog Theatre, 3829 N Broadway.


Madlab Announces Theatre Roulette 2011, 5/5-28 - 5/28/2011

MadLab Theatre & Gallery will present Theatre Roulette 2011 at 8:00, May 5th-May 28th, Thursday though Saturdays at MadLab Theatre & Gallery, 227 N. 3rd St. Columbus. All 10 shows will be presented on the final day of the festival, May 28th beginning at 2 pm. Tickets cost $12, $8 Students/Seniors, $6 Members. Call 614-221-5418 or visit www.madlab.net.



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