Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 7/13/2009

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Below is BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar updated on 7/13/2009. For the complete calendar of upcoming events, concerts, openings, closings and more, visit BroadwayWorld.com's Event Calendar.

1812, Afterlight Set For MITF 2009 Season, Tickets Now On Sale - 7/13/2009

The Midtown InterNational Theatre Festival (MITF) announces that tickets are now on sale for the 2009 Season, running from July 13 - August 2, 2009. 42 plays and musicals have been chosen, as well as four readings. Selected plays for SHORT SUBJECTS, a new division for plays that run under 60 minutes, will be announced at a later date. Tickets are available at www.midtownfestival.org or by phone at 866-811-4111.


Lifeline Theatre's Summer Kids Drama Camp Set To Run - 7/13/2009

Rogers Park?s award-winning Lifeline Theatre continues bringing educational opportunities to children for the ninth summer, with its Summer Drama Camp for children aged 7-12. Instructors Jasmin Cardenas and Edward Paul lead the camp?s drama sessions, which emphasize self-esteem building, artistry and teamwork in an atmosphere of mutual encouragement and respect. The camp culminates in a special performance for family and friends on the evening of Friday, July 24, 2009.


Pilobolus Dance Theatre Returns To The Joyce For Annual 4 Week Run - 7/13/2009

It wouldn't be summer without the international sensation Pilobolus Dance Theatre at The Joyce Theater for its annual four-week season, this year from July 13 - August 8. With three distinct programs, including two New York premieres and one world premiere, this engagement is sure to be the hot ticket of the summer.


Levitt House Replication Built For LEVITTOWN At Theatre At Saint Clement's - 7/13/2009

The Cliplight Theater and Theatre at Saint Clement's will present Levittown, written by Marc Palmieri and directed by George Demas, beginning Wednesday, July 8 at 8pm at Theatre at Saint Clement's, 423 West 46th Street. The opening night is set for Monday, July 13 at 8pm. Levittown had a developmental workshop in the summer of 2006 at Axis Theatre Company, directed by Mr. Demas.


Mighty Little Productions Brings MONROE BOUND To Midtown Int'l Festival - 7/13/2009

Mighty Little Productions is proud to present Monroe Bound, by Lucile Scott, in July as part of the Midtown International Festival. Monroe Bound debuted in 2007 at the Cherry Lane Theatre as part of the Fresh Fruit Festival, where it won the award for best actor.


Second Stage Theatre Continues Uptown Series With WILDFLOWER - 7/13/2009

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director, Ellen Richard, Executive Director) continues this summer's Second Stage Theatre Uptown Series with the world premiere of Lila Rose Kaplan's Wildflower. Directed by Giovanna Sardelli, Wildflower features Nadia Bowers, Ron Cephas Jones, Quincy Dunn-Baker, Jake O'Connor and Renée Felice Smith. Previews begin Monday, July 13 and opening night is Monday, July 27 at 7:00pm.


Euan Morton Leads Private Industry Reading Of CALIGULA - 7/13/2009

Rich Affannato in association with Meri Krassner will present a special invitational reading of the new musical, CALIGULA, with book, music & lyrics by Eric Svejcar, for two performances on Monday, July 13 and Tuesday, July 14 at 3 p.m. at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street).


Midtown InterNational Theatre Fest Announces 2009 Season - 7/13/2009

The Midtown InterNational Theatre Festival (MITF) announces the 2009 Season, running from July 13 - August 2, 2009. 43 plays and musicals have been chosen, as well as three Studio Series shows and five readings.


HAIR To Perform On 'The Tonight Show with Conan O' Brien' - 7/13/2009

The complete cast, all-star band and crew of HAIR (a total company of 50)will travel to Los Angeles to give a performance from the Tony Award-winning musical on NBC?s "The Tonight Show with Conan O' Brien" on their day off, Monday, July 13th .


Pilobolus Dance Theatre Returns To The Joyce For Annual 4 Week - 7/13/2009

It wouldn't be summer without the international sensation Pilobolus Dance Theatre at The Joyce Theater for its annual four-week season, this year from July 13 - August 8. With three distinct programs, including two New York premieres and one world premiere, this engagement is sure to be the hot ticket of the summer.


MITF Announces The Inclusion Of Ten TRU Sponsored Productions - 7/13/2009

The Midtown InterNational Theatre Festival (MITF) announces the inclusion of ten productions that have been helped along by Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) as part of the MITF's 2009 Season, running from July 13 - August 2, 2009.


I HATE LOVE Premieres At The 2009 Midtown Int'l Theatre Festival - 7/13/2009

Written and adapted by Kyle Baxter (Breeze off the River at Fringe) and Jon Crefeld, I Hate Love, a modern-day spin on a Shakespeare classic, will be premiering in the 2009 Midtown InterNational Theatre Festival. Presented by The Collective Objective, the production will feature direction by Mark Duncan (American Jataka Tales at Manhattan Theatre Source, Souvenir at Westport Country Playhouse).


Nikki Blonsky To Host The 24 Hour Plays Off Broadway At The Atlantic Theater - 7/13/2009

Nikki Blonsky (Hairspray, High School Musical) will be the host and musical guest of the upcoming The 24 Hour Plays Off Broadway on July 13 at the Atlantic Theater. Laura Breckenridge ("Gossip Girl"), Joey Slotnick ("Nip/Tuck"), Julie Halston (Hairspray, "Sex and the City"), Patrick Heusinger (Next Fall, "Gossip Girl"), Max Casella ("The Sopranos"), and Russell Jones (Ruined) will join the At Play ensemble in this exciting Off Broadway theatrical event.


Tony Award Winner Lea Salonga and Star Trek's George Takei Lead LA Staged Reading of New Musical 'ALLEGIANCE' - 7/13/2009

Tony Award winning actress Lea Salonga and television actor George Takei will star in a staged reading of a new musical Allegiance at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles on July 13th, 2009.


Bierko, Dratch, Hoffman and More Set For 'CELEB AUTOBIO' at Triad - 7/13/2009

Celebrity Autobiography: In Their Own Words, the hit show that won the coveted 2009 Drama Desk Award for Unique Theatrical Experience, continues its sit-down, open-ended run at New York's Triad Theater, 158 West 72 Street, Monday, July 13, at 7:30pm with a cast that includes Craig Bierko, Rachel Dratch, Jackie Hoffman, Kristen Johnston, Carol Kane, Eugene Pack, Dayle Reyfel, and Alan Zweibel.


Lee Summers Continues WINDS OF CHANGE At Triad Theatre - 7/13/2009

Lee Summers continues his open ended run of Winds of Change - Monday, July 13th at 9:30pm at The Triad Theatre, 158 West 72nd Street (between Broadway & Columbus). Winds of Change, will feature standards, pop, R&B and Broadway, along with original songs by Summers.


BROADWAY WINNERS: THE AWARD-WINNING MUSIC OF BROADWAY With Barbour, Feldshuh & More Kicks Off 3rd Summer Bdwy Fest - 7/13/2009

The Town Hall continues to present acclaimed Broadway concerts this July with its 3rd Annual Summer Broadway Festival. Presented on three consecutive Monday nights at 8PM, The Town Hall's 3rd Annual Summer Broadway Festival begins with Broadway Winners: The Award-Winning Music of Broadway! on Monday, July 13th at 8PM.


Singers Chosen For MetroStar Talent Challenge, Competition Begins At The MET Room - 7/13/2009

60 solo singers and vocal duos have been chosen to compete in the second annual "MetroStar Talent Challenge," an eight-week, jury and audience-voted elimination-round competition that begins on Monday July 13 at 7pm.


Deasy, Douglas, Frank Join Essex In A NIGHT IN THE KREMLIN At MITF - 7/13/2009

A Night in the Kremlin, a new historical, political, and musical satire, will get its world premiere in the 10th Annual Midtown InterNational Theatre Festival, running July 13th to August 2nd at the June Havoc Theatre in the Abingdon Theatre Arts Complex. Internationally renowned director Cosmin Chivu (Lincoln Center Theatre Director's Lab) is serving as director for the production.


9 TO 5's Megan Hilty Joins Cast of BROADWAY WINNERS At Town Hall - 7/13/2009

9 to 5's Megan Hilty joins the cast of Broadway Winners: The Award-Winning Music of Broadway! on Monday, July 13th at 8PM, which is presented by The Town Hall. Created, written and hosted by Scott Siegel for The Town Hall, with musical direction by Fred Barton and direction by Scott Thompson, Broadway Winners features the music created on the Great White Way that won Tonys, Grammys and Academy Awards.


Dennis Parlato Takes On Role Of El Gallo In THE FANTASTICKS - 7/13/2009

Dennis Parlato, seen on Broadway in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, The Sound of Music and The Graduate, will assume the role of El Gallo in Off Broadway's The Fantasticks from July 13 through August 2, 2009 while Lewis Cleale, who normally plays the role, appears in Camelot at The Muny.


9th Annual Broadway Teaching Lab Runs At Chelsea Rehearsal Studios - 7/14/2009

Theatre Direct and Broadway Classroom announced today that the curtain again will be raised this summer for the 9th Annual Broadway Teaching Lab; an intensive three-day series of workshops for theatre educators, and taught by some of the best choreographers, casting directors, singers, dancers, stage managers, and costume and lighting designers on Broadway.


9th Annual Broadway Teaching Lab 3 Day Intensive Series Runs In Chelsea - 7/14/2009

Theatre Direct and Broadway Classroom announced today that the curtain again will be raised this summer for the 9th Annual Broadway Teaching Lab; an intensive three-day series of workshops for theatre educators, and taught by some of the best choreographers, casting directors, singers, dancers, stage managers, and costume and lighting designers on Broadway.


HBO Films' 'GREY GARDENS' To Be Released On DVD - 7/14/2009

HBO Films' 'GREY GARDENS' will be released on dvd July 14, 2009.

Based on the life stories of the eccentric aunt and first cousin of Jackie Kennedy, Grey Gardens tells the tender, intimate story of an eccentric mother and daughter (both named Edith Bouvier Beale aka "Big and Little Edie") and stars Drew Barrymore and Jessica Lange.


34th Annual Samuel French Inc. Off Off Bdwy Short Fest In NYC - 7/14/2009

A selection of 40 short plays, chosen from over 700 submissions by playwriting workshops, university theatre programs, and professional companies from the US and abroad will be presented at the 34th Annual Samuel French Inc. Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival on July 14th at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre (416 West 42nd Street).


Original Broadway Cast Recording for 9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL - 7/14/2009

Dolly Parton's Tony Award-nominated score for 9 To 5: The Musical will be released on Tuesday, July 14, 2009 by DOLLY RECORDS. The Original Broadway Cast Recording of 9 to 5: The Musical was recorded Sunday, May 3, and Monday, May 4, 2009, at Legacy Recording Studios in New York and will be available at the Marquis Theatre in New York City, on all digital formats, in retail outlets and via www.dollypartonmusic.net.


FIGHT GIRL BATTLE WORLD Gets Resurrected By Vampire Cowboys At HERE Arts - 7/14/2009

Vampire Cowboys Theatre Company, now in its 8th season, will remount their award-winning production of the sci-fi adventure, "FIGHT GIRL BATTLE WORLD," created by co-artistic directors Qui Nguyen and Robert Ross Parker, written by Mr. Nguyen, directed by Mr. Parker, with fight choreography by Nguyen, when it begins performances on July 14th at HERE Arts Center, 145 Sixth Avenue (between Spring & Broome, enter on Dominick).


Euan Morton Leads Private Industry Reading Of CALIGULA - 7/14/2009

Rich Affannato in association with Meri Krassner will present a special invitational reading of the new musical, CALIGULA, with book, music & lyrics by Eric Svejcar, for two performances on Monday, July 13 and Tuesday, July 14 at 3 p.m. at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street).


59E59 Theaters Presents 6TH Annual EAST TO EDINBURGH Fest - 7/14/2009

59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer) announces the 2009 line up for the 6TH annual EAST TO EDINBURGH festival, taking place from Tuesday, July 14 through Sunday, August 2 at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). The performance schedule and ticket prices vary. 59E59 Theaters is located at 59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues.


MITF Presents SOUTHERN MAN - 7/14/2009

The Midtown InterNational Theatre Festival, Colleen Pierce and Katzcando Productions present: SOUTHERN MAN. Written by Stuart Katz, Jeff Pierce, and Colleen Pierce.


OUT OF THE SANDBOX To Have World Premiere At MITF - 7/14/2009

OUT OF THE SANDBOX, a new play Jack Sauer, will have its World Premiere at the June Havoc Theatre in New York City (312 W. 36th St) as part of the 10th Anniversary Season of the Midtown InterNational Theatre Festival.


B&N July Event Calendar Includes 9 TO 5 & Friday Night Jazz Series - 7/14/2009

Barnes & Noble's July calendar of events features your favorite writers, celebrities, newsmakers, and musicians. You can find the details for all events by hitting the "Stores and Events" button at www.BN.com.


Dratch, Pack, Zweibel And More Will Join THE 39 Steps' HITCHCOCK MEETS HILARIOUS Summer Talkback Series - 7/14/2009

Alfred Hitchcock's THE 39 STEPS, Broadway's longest running comedy, continues its "Hitchcock Meets Hilarious" Talkback Tuesday series tonight with Alan Zweibel (Original writer, "Saturday Night Live," writer, Billy Crystal's 700 Sundays, author, Clothing Optional) joining cast members of the Tony Award-winning comedy for a post-show discussion.


Ayers, Halling, LaCause and Lemonides Cast In York Theatre Company's SPIRITS Reading - 7/14/2009

The award-winning York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director) announces casting for Spirits, the next offering in its acclaimed Developmental Reading Series.


THAT'S SHOWBIZ! Plays The June Havoc Theatre - 7/14/2009

Janski Productions Limited presents "That's Showbiz!" with music by Colin Chaston & Tony Clout, book & lyrics by Colin Chaston. If only ALL celebrity talk shows were like this!


THE 39 STEPS Continues 'Hitchcock Meets Hilarious' Talkback With Eugene Pack Joining The Cast - 7/14/2009

Alfred Hitchcock's THE 39 STEPS, Broadway's longest running comedy, continues its "Hitchcock Meets Hilarious" Talkback Tuesday series tomorrow night with Eugene Pack (creator, producer, performer and host of the Off-Broadway hit comedy sensation Celebrity Autobiography: In Their Own Words) joining cast members of the Tony Award-winning comedy for a post-show discussion.


DVR Alert: Talk Show Listings - Edie Falco & More - 7/14/2009


Buck Henry, Holland Taylor Set To Star In New Play MOTHER - 7/15/2009

Buck Henry and Holland Taylor star in Lisa Ebersole's new Off-Broadway play MOTHER, receiving its world-premiere production, with previews set to begin July 8, prior to its official press opening on July 15 at The Wild Project Theater (195 East 3rd Street) in Manhattan. Andrew Grosso (PERFECT HARMONY) will direct.


MOTHER With Buck Henry and Holland Taylor At The Wild Project - 7/15/2009

MOTHER is set in an upscale resort in West Virginia where an eccentric family gathers for their annual New Year's holiday. The get-together turns out to be far from traditional when matters of infidelity, sibling rivalry, copious bottles of bubbly, and even attempted kidnapping come to call -- all in the hotel dining room.


How To Make An American Family Premieres At Midtown Int'l Theatre Fest - 7/15/2009

The Midtown InterNational Theatre Festival has announced that it will present the world premiere of How to Make an American Family, written and performed by Jeff Seabaugh and directed by Samuel Buggeln, as part of its 10th Anniversary Festival. How to Make an American Family will play the following schedule at the Jewel Box Theatre, 312 West 36th Street, Fourth Floor East: Wednesday July 15 at 9:00 PM; Friday July 17 at 6:00 PM; Saturday July 25 at 11:30 AM; Tuesday July 28 at 6:30 PM; Saturday August 1 at 6:30 PM; and Sunday August 2 at 6:00 PM.


Pinchbottom Burlesque Brings 'Pretencion' To PS122 During Undergroundzero Fest - 7/15/2009

PINCHBOTTOM'S hit summer cirque returns- "Pretençión" comes to PS122 as part of the undergroundzero festival for a 5-night run as part of the undergroundzero festival


THE AMERICAN BLACK BOX At Midtown InterNational Theatre Festival - 7/15/2009

When does an uneasy feeling suddenly morph into fear and paranoia, and when does "doing the right thing" lead to tragedy and recrimination? And there's also the question of just who, if anyone, is actually doing the right thing. These are some of the issues examined in Scott Pardue's very timely, provocative, and "ripped from the headlines" drama, THE AMERICAN BLACK BOX. Directed by Vincent Scott, the play begins performances on July 15th at the Dorothy Strelsin Theatre, located at 312 West 36th Street, as part of the Midtown interNational Theatre Festival.


Ivanov Adaptation NICK Plays At Undergroundzero Festival - 7/15/2009

NICK, a new contemporary adaptation of Chekhov's Ivanov from the original Russian by Laura Wickens, is playing as part of the undergroundzero festival @ Performance Space 122.


PRETENCION Comes To PS122 During Undergroundzero Fest - 7/15/2009

"Pretençión" comes to PS122 as part of the undergroundzero festival for a 5-night run as PART OF THE undergroundzero FESTIVAL. Dates: July 15-19 (Wed & Sun at 7:00pm - Thu Fri & Sat @ 10:00pm), at 150 1st Avenue at 9th Street


MOTHER With Buck Henry and Holland Taylor At The Wild Project - 7/15/2009

MOTHER is set in an upscale resort in West Virginia where an eccentric family gathers for their annual New Year's holiday. The get-together turns out to be far from traditional when matters of infidelity, sibling rivalry, copious bottles of bubbly, and even attempted kidnapping come to call -- all in the hotel dining room.


THE SWORD POLITIK Plays As Part Of The Midtown InterNational Theatre Festival - 7/15/2009

The Collective Objective is proud to present the world premiere of Jon Crefeld's The Sword Politik as part of the 10th annual Midtown InterNational Theatre Festival, directed by Jon Ciccarelli (Artistic Director of the Hudson Shakespeare Company).


59E59 Theatres Announce Their Fall 2009 Season With Brits Off Broadway & More, Tix on Sale - 7/15/2009

59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer) is proud to announce the 2009 Fall Season. All performances take place at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues).


DVR Alert: Talk Show Listings- Paul McCartney, Rosie Perez & More - 7/15/2009


IVANOV Adaptation NICK Returns As Part Of Undergroundzero - 7/15/2009

NICK is returning as part of the undergroundzero festival at PS122. Tickets ($15) are available now! Purchase online at ps122.org or by calling 212-352-3101.


Stage 13 Presents Fogler Helmed 'EXPOSED! The Curious Case of Shiloh and Zahara' For MITF - 7/15/2009

Stage 13 (Dan Fogler, Sarah Saltzberg, Bjorn Thorstad; artistic directors) and the Midtown InterNational Theatre Festival present the New York Premiere of EXPOSED! The Curious Case of Shiloh and Zahara at The Main Stage Theater for 6 performances only, July 15th -July 30th. Stage 13 will also be hosting a fundraiser at Bar 13 (35 East 13th St.) on Saturday July 11th, which will include drinks, food and entertainment.


9th Annual Broadway Teaching Lab Runs At Chelsea Rehearsal Studios - 7/16/2009

Theatre Direct and Broadway Classroom announced today that the curtain again will be raised this summer for the 9th Annual Broadway Teaching Lab; an intensive three-day series of workshops for theatre educators, and taught by some of the best choreographers, casting directors, singers, dancers, stage managers, and costume and lighting designers on Broadway.


9th Annual Broadway Teaching Lab 3 Day Intensive Series Runs In Chelsea - 7/16/2009

Theatre Direct and Broadway Classroom announced today that the curtain again will be raised this summer for the 9th Annual Broadway Teaching Lab; an intensive three-day series of workshops for theatre educators, and taught by some of the best choreographers, casting directors, singers, dancers, stage managers, and costume and lighting designers on Broadway.


Company SoGoNo's ART OF MEMORY Plays At 3LD Art & Technology Center - 7/16/2009

Company SoGoNo Presents Revised Version of Acclaimed New Work ART OF MEMORY July 16 - August 2 at 3LD Art & Technology Center


Requiem For A Marriage Plays At Workshop Theater Mainstage - 7/16/2009

Third Avenue Productions and Many Hats Productions are pleased to present Requiem For A Marriage, written by J.B. Edwards and directed by Linda Selman, as part of the 10th Midtown InterNational Theatre Festival at Workshop Theater Mainstage at 312 West 36th Street, 4th floor from July 16 to August 2.


BENNY, A Play About Adoption & Identity At Midtown Int'l Theater Fest - 7/16/2009

John Montgomery Theatre Company announces the World Premiere of Benny, a bold new play about adoption and identity by Suzanne Bachner presented as part of the Midtown International Theater Festival to run from July 16th through August 1st at The June Havoc Theatre, 312 West 36th Street, 1st Floor, New York City.


Foreclosure One Act Play Selected For Samuel French Fest At Peter Jay Sharp Theater - 7/16/2009

"Foreclosure," a one-act play about a middle-class family caught up in the calamity of today's fierce economic downturn, has been selected from over 700 plays to be one of the "Final 40" during the week-long Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Short Play Festival beginning July 14, 2009. It will be presented at 9:00PM on Thursday, July 16th at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre (416 West 42nd Street) in Manhattan.


CROSSROADS Debuts At MainStage Space Of The WorkShop Theater - 7/16/2009

A nonfiction author, columnist, television personality and former psychotherapist, Meri Wallace's past works include the full-length plays Yom Kippur and Secrets Women Share (both at the MITF.) Among her short plays are: At the Bank (Queens' Players); Saving Carmella and The Match (Where Eagles Dare Short Play Lab); Marta's Spa (Love Creek); Jordan, Save My Brother, and The Boat Man (Accidental Angels Festival); and Jeannie (published in an anthology of short plays for young actors edited by Dr. Roger Ellis).


New Musical THE DAUGHTERS Makes Its Premiere At Joe's Pub - 7/16/2009

THE DAUGHTERS, a new musical by Shaina Taub, will make its premiere at Joe's Pub on Thursday July 16th at 7:30.


ART OF MEMORY At 3LD Art & Technology Center - 7/16/2009

Company SoNoGo invites you to World Premiere of ART OF MEMORY at 3LD Art & Technology Center (80 Greenwich Street at Rector -- accessible from the 1/R/W trains at Rector Street) 7/16. After an acclaimed 2007 debut at the Ontological Hysteric Theatre Incubator, The New York Innovative Theater Awards honored the original production with Best Set and nominations for Best Ensemble, Best Performance, Best Sound Design, and Best Costumes.


Kafka's THE HUNGER ARTIST Comes To The Red Room - 7/16/2009

Horse Trade Theater Group presents a Human Group production of THE HUNGER ARTIST by Franz Kafka, performance Authored by Nick Fesette


'Big Night Out' Continues Featured Composer Series With Guest Ritt Henn - 7/16/2009

The critically acclaimed open mic series, Big Night Out is bigger and better than ever! Billed as a delicious gathering for the musical community, Big Night Out is a unique and supportive environment for performers and composers of all backgrounds to come together and perform the music that they love. Hosted by The Fabulous Jennifer Wren, who made her cabaret debut in 2006 with her revue Love, Rainbows and All at Don't Tell Mama, and resident Musical Director William "Bill" Zeffiro, singers are encouraged to try out new material, sing the roles that they aspire to play, sing the roles they will never play, or just show off for the joy of it.


REQUIEM FOR A MARRIAGE To Be Presented As Part Of 10th MITF - 7/16/2009

THIRD AVENUE PRODUCTIONS and MANY HATS PRODUCTIONS are pleased to present REQUIEM FOR A MARRIAGE, written by J.B. EDWARDS and directed by Linda Selman, as part of the 10TH MIDTOWN INTERNational Theatre FESTIVAL at WORKSHOP THEATER MAINSTAGE at 312 West 36th Street, 4th floor.


DEATH IN MOZAMBIQUE Opens At The Cherry Pit - 7/16/2009

"Death in Mozambique" is a new, two-act drama opening on July 16th at the Cherry Pit, Cherry Lane Theatre's newest stage. This play is an Equity-Approved Showcase.


BENNY Makes Its Premiere At the Midtown InterNational Theatre Festival - 7/16/2009

John Montgomery Theatre Company announces the World Premiere of Benny, a bold new play about adoption and identity by Suzanne Bachner presented as part of the Midtown International Theater Festival to run from July 16th through August 1st at The June Havoc Theatre, 312 West 36th Street, 1st Floor, New York City.


Paper Mill's Angelo Del Rossi to be Honored at Sardi's - 7/16/2009

Angelo Del Rossi, who helmed the famed Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn , New Jersey for forty years and launched the careers of many performers such as Kristin Chenoweth, Anne Hathaway and Laura Benanti, will be honored at Sardi's Thursday, July 16.


Beaty, Frey, McDaniel & More Cast For BREATH AND IMAGINATION Reading At York Theatre - 7/16/2009

The award-winning York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director) announces casting for Breath and Imagination, the next offering in its acclaimed Developmental Reading Series. As always, these readings are open to the general public and admission is free, but reservations are suggested and can be obtained by e-mailing Reading Series Coordinator Jeff Landsman at jlandsman@yorktheatre.org or calling 212-935-5824 x24.


DVR Alert: Talk Show Listings- Gerard Butler & More - 7/16/2009


'FIRST WIVES CLUB' Reschedules First Previews, Old Globe Run - 7/17/2009

Previews for the world premiere of The First Wives Club - A New Musical are now set to begin July 17, 2009. The schedule was changed to accommodate a revised rehearsal/technical schedule.


Oakenfold Releases Perfecto Vegas, Collaborates With Madonna For Next Album - 7/17/2009

World-renowned producer and DJ Paul Oakenfold has been one of the few figures in dance music to have-made an indelible impact on modern day popular culture. From being credited as the main catalyst of the dance music revolution that took hold of the UK in the late 1980's, to bringing DJ sets to stadiums via his opening slots for major pop acts such as U2, to remixing artists as diverse as Radiohead, Justin Timberlake and The Rolling Stones, the UK-born Oakenfold has consistently been recognized as an artist able to spread the gospel of club music beyond the confines of club culture.


MY BROKEN BRAIN Solo Play By Michael Hirstreet Performs During MITF - 7/17/2009

My Broken Brain, a new solo play written by and starring Michael Hirstreet performs July 17th - July 19th as part of the 10th Annual Midtown InterNational Theatre Festival.


MITF Presents World Premiere Of LAS ESCENAS DE LA CRUZ - 7/17/2009

Rooted in true stories and oral histories, LAS ESCENAS DE LA CRUZ/SCENES FROM THE CROSS, is a new play about the poignant and unexpected struggles of recent immigrant youth, performed by the very people who lived them. On Friday, July 17, LAS ESCENAS will make its already sold-out World Premiere as part of the 10th Annual Midtown InterNational Theatre Festival.


Iconis Rock And Roll Jamboree To Take Place At Joe's Pub - 7/17/2009

Rabble-rousing writer Joe Iconis returns to Joe's Pub, bringing with him his beloved family of musical theater punks. The Joe Iconis Rock and Roll Jamboree is a laid-back, fired-up evening of Iconis tunes, featuring new jams, old faithfuls, and glimpses into the future. Songs of hate and hope, suburbia and pornography, cougars and jailbait, dead people and livin' things, and more sing-alongs than you can shake a glass of whiskey at. Some special guests will join Joe for this, the first leg of his legendary "Mule Mutation" Tour 2009. So come on down to the Jamboree- it's loud, soft, sweet, nasty, and above all else, bloody as hell. Debut album out later this year.


The Tank Holds Multi-Disciplinary Fundraising Bash, Announces More Events - 7/17/2009

In order to raise money for The Tank's sound proofing costs, we're throwing Silent Night a big, multi-disciplinary bash on July 17th at 8:00pm. Featuring acoustic sets from some of The Tank's favorite bands (SHAPES, Sister Helen, and Old Table, to name a few), story telling from the weird and wonderful Fiction Circus, silent but deadly burlesque performances, The Traveling Sound Museum, scathingly quiet comedy from improv darlings City Hall, and more we're showing that we can still raise a ruckus without raising our voices.


Alicia Witt Returns To Joe's Pub For EP Release Show - 7/17/2009

Actress/singer/songwriter Alicia Witt returns to Joe's Pub on Friday, July 17, 2009, 11:30 PM to celebrate the release of her new self-titled EP! Witt will be singing and playing a set of her original songs with full band.


DVR Alert: Talk Show Listings - Jeff Daniels, Lauren Graham & More - 7/17/2009


Freeman, Goldberg, Franklin, Latifah, Groban And More Set For Nelson Mandela Day Concert - 7/18/2009

46664 and the Nelson Mandela Foundation today announced that Stevie Wonder, Alicia Keys, Will.i.am, T-Pain, Gloria Gaynor, Jesse Clegg and Whoopi Goldberg will join the lineup of artists performing at the Mandela Day concert celebration on July 18th, Nelson Mandela's 91st birthday. The concert originally announced for Madison Square Garden will now be held at historic Radio City Music Hall.

The additional performers will join Aretha Franklin, Wyclef Jean, Queen Latifah, Dave Stewart, Josh Groban and Jesse McCartney, along with Angelique Kidjo, Baaba Maal, the Soweto Gospel Choir, Yvonne Chaka Chaka, Chris Chameleon, Freshlyground, Emmanuel Jal, Loyiso, Sipho Mabuse, Vusi Mahlasela, Thandiswa Mazwai, Suzanna Owiyo and many more.


2nd Annual Great American Pie-Off: Bday Bash For NY Theatre Experiment - 7/18/2009

New York Theatre Experiment is turning 5 and you're invited to the best birthday party of the year The Second Annual Great American Pie-Off: A Birthday Benefit for New York Theatre Experiment Bake a Pie! Think you're the best baker out of all of your friends? Prove it! Think your office/theatre company/sports team/frat house can beat any single baker? Or at least have fun trying? Show us! And win!


MANUSCRIPT Plays At Center Stage New York - 7/18/2009

Under Direction of Kevin Bigger- Theo Salter, Brady Kirchberg and Missy Hernandez star in Manuscript by Paul Grellong at Center Stage New York.


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Currently in previews at MCC Theater is the New York premiere of Seared by Pulitzer Prize finalist and two-time Emmy Award nominee Theresa Rebeck (Ber... (read more)