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Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/4/2011

Below is BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar updated on 6/4/2011. For the complete calendar of upcoming events, concerts, openings, closings and more, visit BroadwayWorld.com's Event Calendar.

Goodspeed Honors ANNIE Authors at 'ANNIE-versary' - 6/4/2011

Goodspeed Musicals will honor the tremendous creative team that introduced the world to Annie nearly 35 years ago when it debuted at the Goodspeed Opera House. The incomparable team of Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin will be celebrated at a Gala evening on Saturday, June 4, 2011 when they will each receive The Goodspeed Award for Outstanding Contribution to Musical Theatre in recognition of their extraordinary careers. Previous award recipients include Julie Andrews, Ira Gershwin, Jerry Herman, William Ivey Long, Michael P. Price, Gerald Schoenfeld, Stephen Schwartz, Susan Stroman, Tommy Tune and Paul Williams. Proceeds from the Gala will support Goodspeed Musicals' Education Programs through The Max Showalter Center for Education in Musical Theatre.


[title of show] Team Returns to Vineyard Theatre with NOW.HERE.THIS. - 6/4/2011


Tammy Faye Starlight Leads CHELSEA MÄDCHEN At The Duplex - 6/4/2011

Following her sold out performances of Chelsea Mädchen at Joe's Pub and at the HOWL! Festival last year, Tammy Faye Starlite brings her bravura theater piece focused on the music and commentary of the glamorously decadent Warhol Superstar and Velvet Underground chanteuse, NICO, née Christa Paffgen, to the historic Duplex Cabaret Theatre (61 Christopher St. @ 7th Avenue) every Saturday night in June.


Gunpowder River Artfest Held at Boordy Vineyards - 6/4/2011

It is Gunpowder River Artfest Time! Please join us on Saturday, June 4, 2011 from 11 - 8 for the Gunpowder River Artfest.


MY SINATRA Comes To The Midtown Theater - 6/4/2011


[TOS] Team Brings NOW. HERE. THIS. to the Vineyard - 6/4/2011

Created by Hunter Bell, Susan Blackwell and Jeff Bowen, the show will be given a Developmental Lab Production by the Vineyard Theatre from 4 to 19 June 2011.


Kyle Barisich, Michele McConnell, Jessica Bishop Step Into PHANTOM - 6/4/2011


Cast Changes Announced as Metropolitan Opera Company Arrives in Japan - 6/4/2011


The ReGroup Begins Their 2nd Summer Series with The House of Connelly - 6/4/2011

The ReGroup will kick of their 2nd season by presenting Paul Green's The House of Connelly at 7 PM on June 6th, 2011 at The 47th St Theatre, 304 W 47th St.


MY AUDITION FOR ALMODOVAR Returns To Centro Espanol - 6/5/2011


The Light Of A Cigarette: A Dominican York Story Plays The Latea Theater - 6/5/2011


Latea Theater Presents THE LIGHT OF A CIGARETTE - 6/5/2011


Arena Stage to Produce RUINED In-the-Round - 6/5/2011

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater will produce the first in-the-round staging of Ruined, the 2009 Pulitzer Prize winner for drama by Arena Stage Project Resident Lynn Nottage and directed by Resident Playwright Charles Randolph-Wright (Director of Arena Stage's Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies). Ruined is the stirring tale of Mama Nadi, a mother figure loosely based on Bertolt Brecht's Mother Courage and Her Children, who provides refuge for women affected by civil war ravaging the Democratic Republic of Congo. The production features an expanded company with cast members playing live music and additional ensemble roles featuring University of Maryland students. Ruined runs April 22-June 5, 2011 in the Fichandler Stage.


THE ILLUSION Begins Previews Tonight Off-B'way - 6/5/2011


Nilaja Sun Returns to Barrow Street Theatre in NO CHILD... - 6/5/2011

Obie Award-winning actress and solo performer Nilaja Sun will return to New York City this summer in her Off Broadway smash No Child..., it was announced today by Producers Scott Morfee and Tom Wirtshafter. No Child..., directed by Hal Brooks, began performances at the Barrow Street Theatre in 2006 where it ran for an astonishing 311 performances and played to sold-out audiences for over a year. Following the New York run of the show, Sun embarked on a national and international tour of the show, earning unanimous rave reviews and 17 awards along the way, including an Obie Award, a Lucille Lortel Award, two Outer Critics Circle Awards including the John Gassner playwriting award for Outstanding New American Play, a Theatre World Award, the Helen Hayes Award, a Los Angeles Ovation Award, and was named the Best One-Person Show at the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen. Sun comes back, where it all began, to the Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street at 7th Avenue) for 40 performances only starting June 5. An official opening night is set for Sunday, June 19, 2011 at 7:30 p.m.


MTG Presents UNDER THE BLUE SKY - 6/5/2011

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.


VP Biden to Make Appearance at Ford's Theatre Gala - 6/5/2011

Vice President Joe Biden will deliver remarks at the Ford's Theatre Annual Gala: "Lincoln's Legacy and a New Era of Hope" on Sunday, June 5, 2011, at Ford's Theatre (511 10th Street NW). The evening will include the presentation of the Lincoln Medal to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Julie Andrews, whose extraordinary careers and commitment to education, understanding and equality exemplify the character and lasting legacy of President Abraham Lincoln.


LCT3 Presents 4000 MILES With Ebert, Wilson - 6/6/2011


Union Square Theater Presents DESPERATE WRITERS - 6/6/2011


CAMELOT Returns to Bway in Irish Rep. Benefit Concert - 6/6/2011

Off-Broadway's acclaimed Irish Repertory Theatre presents its 2011 Annual Benefit Gala, a concert performance on Broadway of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's CAMELOT - the beloved musical that defined an age with its lush romantic score that soars above the legendary tale of idealism, passion and betrayal - on Monday, June 6 at The Shubert Theatre (225 West 44th Street) in Manhattan. Charlotte Moore, who directed last year's acclaimed concert staging of BRIGADOON on Broadway and helms the Irish Repertory's current production of Dion Boucicault's THE SHAUGHRAUN, will direct.


ALC Presents THROUGH A GLASS DARKLY - 6/6/2011


Jeremy Irons to Star in CAMELOT at Irish Rep - 6/6/2011

Off-Broadway's acclaimed Irish Repertory Theatre presents its 2011 Annual Benefit Gala, a concert performance on Broadway of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's CAMELOT - the beloved musical that defined an age with its lush romantic score that soars above the legendary tale of idealism, passion and betrayal - on Monday, June 6 at The Shubert Theatre (225 West 44th Street) in Manhattan. Charlotte Moore, who directed last year's acclaimed concert staging of BRIGADOON on Broadway and helms the Irish Repertory's current production of Dion Boucicault's THE SHAUGHRAUN, directs a cast of Broadway stars.


Dimitri Vassilakis Hosts Across The Universe Album Launch - 6/6/2011

Dimitri Vassilakis "Across The Universe" album launch


Jeremy Irons, Melissa Errico, James Barbour Lead Irish Rep's CAMELOT - 6/6/2011


Playwrights Realm Presents New Works by Brickman, Brunstetter, Zadravec & More - 6/6/2011


Beach, Dean, Hemphill, Pinion Join MAMMA MIA! - 6/6/2011

Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus' MAMMA MIA!, now in its 10th year on Broadway, will welcome new principals John Hemphill, David Beach, Jordan Dean and Jacob Pinion to the Winter Garden Theatre (1634 Broadway) on Monday, June 6, 2011.


Radcliffe to Host Broadway Jr. Student Celebration - 6/6/2011

Daniel Radcliffe, star of the Tony-nominated How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying and the beloved Harry Potter films, will serve as master of ceremonies as hundreds of students from middle and intermediate New York City Public Schools in Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens and Manhattan get their Broadway debut at the Shubert Foundation/MTI Broadway JR. Student Celebration at the Majestic Theatre (245 West 44th Street) on Monday, June 6th from 10:30 AM to noon. Each school will perform a song from their production of a student version of a classic musical, including Annie JR., Once on this Island JR., Seussical JR., Disney's Aladdin JR. and Guys and Dolls JR. A list of schools participating in the June 6th celebration follows.


'MEASURE' & 'ALL'S WELL' Begin Performances in the Park - 6/6/2011

The Public Theater will begin previews on Monday, June 6 for the 2011 Shakespeare in the Park summer season featuring MEASURE FOR MEASURE, directed by David Esbjornson, and ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL, directed by Daniel Sullivan. The two shows will run in repertory with the same company of actors through Saturday, July 30 at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park.


MTC's Lynne Meadow Honored with Lilly Award for Lifetime Achievement - 6/6/2011


Benjamin Walker Brings FINDTHE FUNNY To Joe's Pub - 6/7/2011


Playwrights Horizons And NYTW Presents THE SHAGGS: PHILOSOPHY OF THE WORLD - 6/7/2011


'Hair' and 'New York, New York' Announced for Blu-ray - 6/7/2011

According to Highdefdigest, two class 1970s musicals are set to be released on Blue-ray this June. MGM announced today that "Hair" and "New York, New York," are being prepared for Blu-ray release on June 7.


HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS... to Release Cast Album June 7 - 6/7/2011

Back in March, Radcliffe told the hosts of Regis & Kelly that he and the cast would be recording sometime in April. Fans of the show will be able to hear their favorite songs beginning June 7th, when the cast album is released by Decca Records.


HOW TO SUCCEED Cast Album Gets Release - 6/7/2011

The 50th Anniversary production of the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical comedy HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING, starring Daniel Radcliffe and John Larroquette, will get a new cast recording from Decca Broadway. The album, produced by five-time Grammy nominee Robert Sher, was recorded by the cast and orchestra on Monday, April 11 at the legendary Manhattan Center in New York City and will be released on iTunes Tuesday, May 24 and in stores on Tuesday, June 7. HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING is currently playing Broadway's Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street), where it officially opened March 27, 2011.


Creel, Scott, et al. Set for SH-K-BOOM Benefit - 6/7/2011

Sh-K-Boom/Ghostlight Records is proud to reveal the secret identities of THE LEAGUE OF BROADWAY SUPER FRIENDS -- a five-part harmony-singing group featuring Broadway's brightest stars and biggest talents. Their inaugural concert will present Kelli O'Hara, Lindsay Mendez, Gavin Creel, Greg Naughton and Sherie Rene Scott, joining forces and voices for good: a June 7th benefit concert at Le Poisson Rouge, to raise funds in the fight against Pancreatic Cancer. Tickets will go on-sale at 10am on Monday, May 16h. More details here: http://sh-k-boom.com/leagueofbroadwaysuperfriends/


Barbara Cook to Bring FEEL SO YOUNG to Feinstein's - 6/7/2011

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 engagement of Tony Award winning Broadway legend Barbara Cook from June 7 to June 18. For this exclusive run, her new show "You Make Me Feel So Young" features over a dozen songs new to her repertoire. She will include standards by Alan Jay Lerner, George Gershwin and Leslie Bricusse, in addition to jazz classics and numbers made famous by Frank Sinatra. All shows are at the Loews Regency Hotel (540 Park Avenue at 61st Street).


The China Question To Be Availiable on DVD - 6/7/2011


Kevin Burke Comes To Harrah's LV For 3,000th Performance - 6/7/2011

Seasoned comedic stage actor, playwright and star of “Defending the Caveman,” Kevin Burke, will take the stage for his 3,000th performance of “Defending the Caveman” on June 7, 2011 at Harrah’s Las Vegas.


Byrne, Crudup, Danner et al. Set for Theater World Awards - 6/7/2011

Theatre World Awards for Outstanding Broadway or Off-Broadway Debut performances during the 2010-2011 theatrical season will be presented by former Theatre World Award winners, including: Tammy Blanchard (Gypsy, 2003), Gabriel Byrne (A Moon for the Misbegotten, 2000), Zoe Caldwell (Slapstick Tragedy, 1966), Billy Crudup (Arcadia, 1995), Blythe Danner (The Miser, 1969), Edie Falco (Side Man, 1998), Tovah Feldshuh (Yentl, 1976), Jonathan Groff (Spring Awakening, 2007), RoseMary Harris (The Climate of Eden, 1953), Kevin Kilner (The Glass Menagerie, 1995), and Andrea McArdle (Annie, 1977). There will also be performances by former Theatre World Award winners, including: Karen Akers (Nine, 1982), Ernestine Jackson (Raisin, 1974), and John Lloyd Young (Jersey Boys, 2006).


Kevin Burke Comes To Harrah's LV For 3,000th Performance - 6/7/2011

Seasoned comedic stage actor, playwright and star of “Defending the Caveman,” Kevin Burke, will take the stage for his 3,000th performance of “Defending the Caveman” on June 7, 2011 at Harrah’s Las Vegas.


Starry Night & Bridge Theatre Company Present ANY NIGHT - 6/8/2011

Starry Night Entertainment (White People, Mistakes Were Made) inassociation with The Bridge Theatre Company presents DualMinds Productions' U.S. Premiere of ANY NIGHT. Winner of 5 Toronto Now Awards (Outstanding Production, New Play, Direction, Performances, & Design), this romantic thriller is written and performed by Daniel Arnold & MedIna Hahn and directed by Ron Jenkins (Bash'd). Previews begin June 2 at The LABA Theatre at The 14th Street Y with opening night slated for Wednesday, June 8.


'A Turn of the Blinds' Plays Media Theatre's June Film Festival - 6/8/2011

Hamme Productions is proud to be a part of the Media Theatre's Ten Nights in June 2011 film festival! Join us for a screening of the award-winning, feel-good short film for all ages, A TURN OF THE BLINDS.


Comedy School Dropout Lineups Announced - 6/8/2011

Negin Farsad, Amy Albert and Beth McGregor present the brand new weekly standup show, Comedy School Dropout. In the grand tradition of East Village ‘alternative' rooms, Comedy School Dropout brings top-notch standup comics, the occasional comedy musical act, subversive duo, or extremely talented threesome, to the stage for the cut-rate price of zero dollars!


Stretch Marks Opens At Stage Left Studios - 6/9/2011


Tina Awards Launch; 2011 Nominations Announced - 6/9/2011


Lauren Molina, Adam Kantor, et al. Set for CAP21's NEXT THING YOU KNOW - 6/9/2011


Drury Lane Theatre Presents BROADWAY BOUND - 6/9/2011

Drury Lane Theatre presents Neil Simon’s Tony Award-winning dramatic comedy BROADWAY BOUND, previewing June 9, opening June 16 and running through July 31 at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane.


Horse Trade Theater Group Presents Memory is a Culinary Affair - 6/9/2011

MEMORY IS A CULINARY AFFAIR explores the impact of the 1970s dictatorship in Argentina through the eyes of Carina, who was a small child at the time.


The Powerhouse Presents THE NAKED ARMY - 6/9/2011

The latest offering from the Los Angeles Theatre Ensemble is The Naked Army, a premiere adaptation of Aristophanes' Lysistrata, written and directed by Matthew James Weedman. The Naked Army opens June 9 and runs through July 2.


SketchFest NYC Announces International Comedy Festival at The Upright Brigade Theater, 6/9 - 11 - 6/9/2011

SketchFest NYC is pleased to announce that this year's Festival will be once again held at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in New York City. This marks the fifth year the Festival will be held at NYC's premiere comedy theater. SketchFest NYC returns June 9-11, with performances, panels, and more events to be announced soon.


DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY Cast Announced - 6/10/2011

Roundabout Theatre Company announced the full company of the new musical Death Takes A Holiday, with a book by Peter Stone & Thomas Meehan, music & lyrics by Maury Yeston, directed by Doug Hughes. The cast will include Linda Balgord (Contessa Danielli), Matt Cavenaugh (Eric Fenton), Mara Davi (Alice), Joy Hermalyn (Cora), Jay Jaski (Lorenzo), Simon Jones (Dr. Dario Albione), Rebecca Luker (Duchess Lamberti), Patricia Noonan (Sophia), Julian Ovenden (Prince Sirki / Death), Jill Paice (Grazia), Michael Siberry (Duke Lamberti), Alexandra Socha (Daisy Fenton), Don Stephenson (Fidele), Max von Essen (Corrado Montelli).


The Who’s Tommy Plays The Eagle Theatre - 6/10/2011

Stage Left Productions will perform the critically acclaimed musical The Who’s Tommy at the Eagle Theatre, located at 208 Vine Street in Hammonton, at 8pm on June 10, 11, 17, 18, 23, 24 and 25 and 3pm on June 12 and 19.


The Light Of A Cigarette Extends At Latea Theater - 6/10/2011


Bway Bound BONNIE & CLYDE Hosts Private Pres. - 6/10/2011

The new musical BONNIE AND CLYDE will host an industry-only invite presentation taking place on June 9th and 10th.


The Who’s Tommy Plays The Eagle Theatre - 6/10/2011

Stage Left Productions will perform the critically acclaimed musical The Who’s Tommy at the Eagle Theatre, located at 208 Vine Street in Hammonton, at 8pm on June 10, 11, 17, 18, 23, 24 and 25 and 3pm on June 12 and 19.


LUMINATO Unveils 2011 Theater And Dance Program - 6/11/2011

Luminato, Toronto Festival of Arts and Creativity, today announced the Festival’s 2011 theatre and dance program. The art of storytelling is woven throughout Luminato 2011, as the curatorial vision for the Festival sees old stories revived and reinvented in contemporary interpretations.


3Graces Theater Co Presents AS IT IS IN HEAVEN - 6/11/2011


Vitalist Theatre Presents Calderón de la Barca's Life is a Dream - 6/11/2011

Vitalist Theatre, in association with Premiere Theatre and Performance, will present Calderón de la Barca’s LIFE IS A DREAM, in a New Version by Helen Edmundson and staged by Elizabeth Carlin-Metz at Stage773.


FullStop Collective Presents UNVILLE BRAZIL - 6/11/2011

FullStop Collective in association with The Drilling Company will present the World Premiere of a new musical by Patrick Shaw (Hamlettes; A Miracle Study), UNVILLE BRAZIL, June 1-11 at The Drilling Company Theatre (236 West 78th Street between Amsterdam Avenue and Broadway).


Kyle Barisich, Michele McConnell, Jessica Bishop Step Into PHANTOM - 6/11/2011


C. Eule Dance Presents 2011 Season Including 2 World Premieres - 6/11/2011

C. Eule Dance presents its 2011 Season, Clean Springing X,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, 126 E. 13th Street, NYC.



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