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Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/21/2010

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Below is BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar updated on 8/21/2010. For the complete calendar of upcoming events, concerts, openings, closings and more, visit BroadwayWorld.com's Event Calendar.

Dennis Haysbert to Join RACE - 8/21/2010

The producers of David Mamet's acclaimed hit play RACE have announced that the Golden Globe and SAG award nominated star of "24" and "The Unit" Dennis Haysbert for an exclusive nine week limited engagement, beginning performances on Monday, June 21st through Saturday, August 21st.


Izzard, Haysbert, Williamson & More Set For RACE, Monday Performances Added - 8/21/2010


Mark-Brian Sonna Presents KISS THE BOYS - 8/21/2010

Tickets are now on sale for our most requested show! Kiss the Boys by Mark-Brian Sonna, presented by MBS Productions. Runs July 29 - August 21, 2010


Bruce Sabath, Wayne Wilcox Set For PLATINUM at FringeNYC - 8/21/2010


Elizabeth A. Davis & More Join Cast Of WOLVES At 59E59 - 8/21/2010


Mark-Brian Sonna Presents KISS THE BOYS 7/29-8/21 - 8/21/2010

Tickets are now on sale for our most requested show! Kiss the Boys by Mark-Brian Sonna, presented by MBS Productions. Runs July 29 - August 21, 2010


RACE Ends Broadway Run - 8/21/2010

RACE, "the topical detective story" (New York Times) that "sizzles with energy" (The Wall Street Journal), written and directed by David Mamet is now playing its finAl Weeks on Broadway at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th St.). This new cast is playing their limited run through Saturday, August 21st at 8:00 pm (reaching its 297th performance). Tickets to the show can be purchased by visiting Telecharge.com or calling 212-239-6200.


Gene Frankel Theatre to Present The BRAG Festival - 8/21/2010


Bruce Sabath, Wayne Wilcox Set For PLATINUM at FringeNYC - 8/21/2010

The new developmental production of Platinum (www.PlatinumTheMusical.com) starring Donna Bullock (Ragtime, City of Angels, A Class Act) will play the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street) as part of the 2010 NY International Fringe Festival.


NY Neo-futurists Present TOO MUCH LIGHT MAKES THE BABY GO BLIND - 8/21/2010


Mad World's WHEN IT RAINS GASOLINE and TAPE end run - 8/21/2010

Mad World Productions presents the World Premiere of "When It Rains Gasoline," written by Jason D. Martin, chronicling the massive emotional insecurities and social compromises of a group of Columbine-generation teens, navigating the treacherous waters of adolescence. Directing is Jason D. Martin. The production is produced in tandem with Stephen Belber's acclaimed three-person drama, "Tape," directed by Joelle Arqueros. The productions open Friday, July 23 at the Renegade Theatre in Hollywood. When it Rains Gasoline performs at 7pm, followed by Tape at 8:30pm.


Horse Trade Theater Group Presents 4TH ANNUAL ONE ACT SERIES ENCOUNTERS - 8/21/2010

Encounters (in a non-lucid state) is Rising Sun Performance Company's 4th Annual One Act Series, 5 plays that explore how a short encounter can leave a lasting impression.


Seattle Opera's 2010-11 Season Opens With TRISTAN UND ISOLDE - 8/21/2010

Seattle Opera's stimulating 2010/11 season opens this summer with the unparalleled ecstasy of Richard Wagner's transcendent masterpiece Tristan und Isolde, one of the most breathtaking and influential musical works of all time.


Young Vic Presents THE QUEEN OF LEENANE - 8/21/2010

Two of Ireland's pre-eminent actors Susan Lynch (Elizabeth: The Golden Age; Enduring Love; From Hell) and Rosaleen Linehan (Blood Wedding, Almeida; Neil Jordan's The Butcher Boy) take on theatre's darkest mother-daughter pairing in the first major London revival of this horrifically funny play by Oscar and BAFTA-winner Martin McDonagh (In Bruges; The Pillowman).


Photo Flash: Performance Network Presents WOMAN BEFORE A GLASS - 8/21/2010


Summerstage Continues With GOODBAR - 8/21/2010


Mad Horse Theatre Company Hosts Family Fun Day, Yard, and Crafts Sale - 8/21/2010

Mad Horse Theatre Company invites you to a FAMILY FUN DAY, YARD & CRAFT SALE to raise funds for the Company's 25th Anniversary Season.


LOMBARDI's Dan Lauria Guests On WFUV Radio - 8/21/2010


Mad Horse Theatre Company Hosts Family Fun Day, Yard, and Crafts Sale - 8/21/2010

Mad Horse Theatre Company invites you to a FAMILY FUN DAY, YARD & CRAFT SALE to raise funds for the Company's 25th Anniversary Season.


SOUTH PACIFIC Ends Run at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre - 8/22/2010

Lincoln Center Theater's Tony Award winning production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's SOUTH PACIFIC, directed by Bartlett Sher, will end its record-breaking run at the Vivian Beaumont Theater on Sunday, August 22. By the time it ends its long run in August SOUTH PACIFIC will have played 1000 performances and 37 previews, making it the longest-running Broadway revival of any of the Rodgers & Hammerstein musicals.


O'Hara Departs to SOUTH PACIFIC - 8/22/2010

Kelli O'Hara, who won critical acclaim for her performance as Nellie Forbush in Lincoln Center Theater's production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's SOUTH PACIFIC will return to the production on Tuesday, August 10 and perform the role through Sunday, August 22 when the musical plays the final performance of its record-breaking run at the Vivian Beaumont Theater. On Wednesday, August 18, the Tony Award winning production, directed by Bartlett Sher, will be broadcast nationally at 8pm on PBS' "Live From Lincoln Center."


Chase & Spanger to Lead Robin & the 7 Hoods at Old Globe - 8/22/2010


Ute Lemper's 'Bukowski Project' Ends Run at Joe's Pub - 8/22/2010

Joe's Pub will host 'The Bukowski Project' this August 19-22, featuring Broadway and West End star Ute Lemper (CHICAGO), who is also credited with the artistic idea, conception, and music. Additional composition and arrangements are by Todd Turkisher and Vana Gierig.


TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA Plays TBG Theatre - 8/22/2010


Prospect Theater Co Extends WITH GLEE - 8/22/2010


ReVision Theatre of Asbury Park Presents THE BIKINIS 8/12-22 - 8/22/2010

ReVision Theatre of Asbury Park is proud to announce the Broadway veteran cast of actresses in the new musical The Bikinis! Annie Golden (Xanadu, Hair, The Full Monty), Cheryl Freeman (The Who's Tommy, The Civil War, Play On!), Kathy Morath (Nick & Nora, The Pirates of Penzance), and Karyn Quackenbush (Imaginary Friends, Annie Get Your Gun) have all signed on for The World Premiere of The Bikinis written by Ray Roderick, James Hindman and Joe Baker and Directed by Ray Roderick.


IN THE HEIGHTS Celebrates 1000 Performances On Broadway - 8/22/2010


Michael McKean Returns to OUR TOWN - 8/22/2010


Ngozi Anyanwu, Kelly AuCoin & More Set For ESPA*DRILLS READINGS - 8/22/2010


PLACEBOS DRESS FOR COMFORT Extends Run At Manhattan Repertory Theatre - 8/22/2010


COSI FAN TUTTE: SOME ASSEMBLY REQUIRED Closes at the Gershwin Hotel - 8/22/2010

Beginning tonight at the Gershwin Hotel, Mozart's "Cosi Fan Tutte" receives a high-tech makeover thanks to operamission. The New York Post describes the Mozart makeover as "part miniseries, part town meeting and part jam session."


The New York Monologues Begins U.S. Premiere Run at Theater for the New City - 8/22/2010


RACE Extends At The Barrymore Theatre - 8/23/2010


MEMPHIS Cast Sings For Broadway Impact - 8/23/2010


NAKED IN A FISHBOWL Extends At SoHo Playhouse - 8/23/2010


The Times Center Presents SUMMER NIGHTS ON BROADWAY - 8/23/2010


TRICKS THE DEVIL TAUGHT ME Presented at New World Stages - 8/23/2010


BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON to Sell $20 First Preview Tickets - 8/23/2010


Cast of Memphis Perform for Broadway Impact - 8/23/2010

James Iglehart, Rhett George, Bryan Fenkart, Danielle Williamson, Brad Bass and Bryan Langlitz, among others, will perform during Broadway Impact's final summer concert series at Joe's Pub on Aug. 23 at 7 p.m.


Summerstage Theater Season Continues With FIVE DAYS IN MARCH - 8/23/2010


Box Office Opens for Upcoming BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON - 8/23/2010

The Public Theater, Jeffrey Richards and Jerry Frankel, producers of BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON are pleased to announce the return of cast members James Barry, Greg Hildreth, Jeff Hiller, Lucas Near-Verbrugghe, Ben Steinfeld, Maria Elena Ramirez, Kate Cullen Roberts, and Emily Young, all of whom appeared in the critically acclaimed Off-Broadway production this past spring at The Public's Newman Theater.


Drilling Company's Shakespeare In The Park(ing) Lot Closes LOVE'S LABOURS LOST - 8/24/2010

The Drilling Company's Shakespeare in the Park(ing) Lot will open its 2010 season with "Love's Labours Lost," directed by Kathy Curtis, July 8 to 24. The season will also include "Julius Caesar," directed by Hamilton Clancy, July 29 to August 14. This is the 19th consecutive year for Shakespeare in the Park(ing) Lot, a favorite New York summertime cultural treat that is performed free in a municipal parking lot at the corner of Ludlow and Broome Streets, Manhattan.


BrIan Wilson Reimagines Gershwin Set For Release - 8/24/2010


'IT MUST BE HIM,' By Kenny Solms Premieres Off-Broadway - 8/24/2010


The Broadway League & Harlem Week Present 'Kids Night on Broadway' - 8/24/2010

The Broadway League announced that tickets for participating shows for a special KIDS' NIGHT ON BROADWAY on Tuesday, August 24, 2010 in honor of the 36th annual HARLEM WEEK are on sale now at www.harlemdiscover.com/knobharlem.


OUR TOWN Enters FinAl Weeks, Cromer Returns - 8/24/2010


Michelle Krusiec's 'Made In Taiwan' Plays at NY Fringe Festival - 8/24/2010

M.I.T. Productions presents Michelle Krusiec's Made In Taiwan at the 14th annual New York International Fringe Festival - FringeNYC. Written and performed by Krusiec (Saving Face, ABC FAMILY's "The Secret Life of The American Teenager") and directed by Andy Belser (Artistic Director of the Juniata Theatre in PA, and The Gravity Project), Made In Taiwan will play five performances, August 14th - 24th, at The New School for Drama Theater (151 Bank Street). For tickets and information visit www.FringeNYC.org.


Original MARY POPPINS Co-Stars Gavin Lee & Laura Michelle Kelly Reunite for POPPINS Performance - 8/24/2010


PUPPETRY OF THE PENIS Holds Penis Painting Contest & Exhibit - 8/24/2010


Masterworks Broadway Releases 'Harolyn Blackwell: A Simple Song' - 8/24/2010

Masterworks Broadway continues to deliver on its promise to make more of its incomparable catalogue available by announcing weekly digital releases beginning with 'The Leonard Bernstein Songbook' on August 10. Each of these recently out-of-print recordings will be available for download only via major digital service providers.


Summerstage Theater Season Continues With FIVE DAYS IN MARCH - 8/24/2010


Horse Trade Theater Group & Rising Sun Performance Co Present THE LAST SUPPER - 8/25/2010


AML Entertainment Presents STARS - 8/25/2010

AML Entertainment will present STARS, a new play by Anthony M. Laura, for three performances only, Wednesday - Friday, August 25-27, at Manhattan Repertory Theater. The production will be directed by Mr. Laura, with Katherine Booze-Mooney as Assistant Director.


ALL-AMERICAN GIRLS Plays Actor's Temple Theatre - 8/25/2010


Horse TRADE Presents THE LAST SUPPER - 8/25/2010


Harlem Festival Ends - 8/25/2010

In conjunction with the Harlem Chamber of Commerce and the Harlem Arts Alliance, The Broadway League will support HARLEM WEEK, Inc. with initiatives designed to celebrate Harlem theatregoers. This year's annual summer festival has events from July 25th through August 25th, making it what some call "the World's longest week."


PICKING PALIN Has World Premiere At 2010 FringeNYC - 8/25/2010


WANTON DISPLAYS OF AFFECTION Closes at NY Fringe - 8/25/2010


Edinburgh Phenomenon West Lethargy Returns to the Big Apple - 8/26/2010


FringeNYC Presents TOGETHER THIS TIME - 8/26/2010

TOGETHER THIS TIME will premiere at The Lucille Lortel Theatre as part of the 14th annual New York International Fringe Festival - FringeNYC. It features a book by Zac Kline, music by Andrew Heyman and lyrics by Andrew Heyman and Zac Kline. Directed by TRoy Miller (The Bully, Horatio, The Light in the Piazza) and musical direction by Aaron Jones.


Alley Set for BEHANDING Regional Premiere; Season Announced - 8/27/2010


Outsider Pictures and Apostrophe Films Present HIGHWATER - 8/27/2010


AML Entertainment Closes STARS - 8/27/2010

AML Entertainment will present STARS, a new play by Anthony M. Laura, for three performances only, Wednesday - Friday, August 25-27, at Manhattan Repertory Theater. The production will be directed by Mr. Laura, with Katherine Booze-Mooney as Assistant Director.


Justin Blanchard, Paul Downs ColaizzO & More Set For VERITAS At HERE - 8/27/2010


Caleb Deschanel to Direct BURNING IN CHINA At FringeNYC - 8/27/2010


Librandi, Aylesworth Cast in Pollono's LOST AND FOUND at The NY Int'l Fringe Fest - 8/27/2010

Geraldine Librandi (Pattie Leotardo in "The Sopranos") and Reiko Aylesworth ("24" and "Predator VS. Alien") will lead the cast of the edgy and poignant new play LOST AND FOUND as part of the 2010 New York International Fringe Festival.


NY Int'l Fringe Fest Presents JURASSIC PARQ: THE BROADWAY MUSICAL - 8/27/2010


Outsider Pictures and Apostrophe Films Present HIGHWATER - 8/27/2010


Profiles Theatre Presents JAILBAIT - 8/27/2010

Profiles Theatre opens its 2010-2011 Season with the Midwest Premiere of the acclaimed new play Jailbait by Deirdre O'Connor, directed by Artistic Director Joe Jahraus. The production runs August 27 - October 17, 2010, at Profiles Theatre, 4147 N. Broadway. The press opening is Wednesday, September 1, 2010, at 8:00 p.m.


Dustin Diamond Ends Run in AWESOME 80S PROM - 8/28/2010

Dustin Diamond, best known as Screech from the hit TV series "Saved by the Bell," will continue in The Awesome 80s Prom, through August 28th. The Awesome 80s Prom is now in its 6th year at the famed club Webster Hall.


VERITAS Comes To HERE Arts Center - 8/28/2010


Hinton Battle Directs TERMS OF DISMEMBERMENT At NY Fringe - 8/28/2010


Pulse Ensemble Sets Macbeth in Afghanistan - 8/28/2010


he Pig, The Farmer, and The Artist Plays Fringe NYC - 8/28/2010


JUST IN TIME: THE Judy Holliday STORY Plays 2010 Fringe NYC - 8/28/2010


Propinquity Productions Presents AN IDIOT, Part Of FringNYC - 8/28/2010


Propinquity Productions Presents AN IDIOT, Part Of FringNYC - 8/28/2010

Propinquity Productions presents the World Premiere of An Idiot, Jeff Tabnick's modern retelling of Dostoevsky's The Idiot, directed by Eric Nightengale, as part of The New York International Fringe Festival - Fringe NYC, a production of The Present Company, from August 14 - 28, 2010 at Venue #3, The Kraine Theater, 85 E. 4th Street (Second Avenue & Bowery), NYC.


THE PIG, The FarmER AND THE ARTIST Performed As Part Of FringeNYC - 8/28/2010


Marc Geller Joins Cast Of Fringe NYC's IN LOCO PARENTIS - 8/28/2010


Second Stage Uptown's BACHELORETTE Ends Run - 8/28/2010


Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co. Presents CHERRYWOOD: The Modern Comparable - 8/28/2010

Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co. will present the Midwest Premiere of CHERRYWOOD: THE MODERN COMPARABLE by Kirk Lynn at Angel Island, 735 W. Sheridan . It will open Thursday, June 24th, 2010 at 8 p.m. and run Thursday through Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 7 p.m. Tickets are $18 on Thursday and Sunday, $20 on Friday, and $22 on Saturday.


Write Act Rep Opens HOLLYWOOD! HOLLYWOOD! - 8/28/2010

Write Act Repertory's Producing Artistic Director John Lant announced the New York premiere of HOLLYWOOD! HOLLYWOOD! the new musical by composer and lyricist Lou Briggs. The production will take place at the Richmond Shepard Theatre from Saturday, August 28 through Sunday, September 19.


Rising Action Theater Presents Judy AND LIza Live! at the Manor - 8/28/2010

Judy AND LIza Live! at the Manor plays August 26, 2010 to August 28, 2010. The show is written by: Tommy Femia and Rick Skye


Theater For The New City Presents WHATEVER HAPPENED TO BEVERLY DANIELS? - 8/28/2010


Rising Action Theater Presents Judy AND LIza Live! at the Manor - 8/28/2010

Judy AND LIza Live! at the Manor plays August 26, 2010 to August 28, 2010. The show is written by: Tommy Femia and Rick Skye



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