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Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 9/10/2016

Below is BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar updated on 9/10/2016. For the complete calendar of upcoming events, concerts, openings, closings and more, visit BroadwayWorld.com's Event Calendar.

San Francisco Opera Premieres DREAM OF THE RED CHAMBER - 9/10/2016

San Francisco Opera today announced additional details for the Company's world premiere commission DREAM OF THE RED CHAMBER by renowned Chinese-American composer Bright Sheng, opening at the War Memorial Opera House on September 10, 2016.


Up, Up & Away! OCTOBER SKY Musical Launches at The Old Globe - 9/10/2016

The Old Globe's 2016-2017 Season will blast off with a tale of boys, rockets, and big dreams: the West Coast premiere of OCTOBER SKY.


OUROBOROS Trilogy by Cerise Jacobs Premieres in Boston - 9/10/2016

21C Media Group is delighted to announce that it now represents creator and librettist Cerise Jacobs, a project developer of irrepressible enthusiasm and vision who stands at the very center of each development process, initiating the concept, writing the text, and choosing the composer solely according to the stylistic demands of her libretto.


SF Opera Premieres Sheng and Hwang's DREAM OF THE RED CHAMBER - 9/10/2016

San Francisco Opera presents the world premiere of Chinese-American composer Bright Sheng's Dream of the Red Chamber, with a libretto by the composer and David Henry Hwang, in six performances from September 10–29, 2016.


Ruben Guthrie - 9/10/2016


HONOR Musical, Based on AS YOU LIKE IT, Plays in Concert at Prospect - 9/10/2016

Prospect Theater Company, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Cara Reichel and Managing Director Melissa Huber, and the National Asian Artists Project (NAAP), under the leadership of Executive Artistic Director Baayork Lee and Co-Founder Steven Eng, have announced a concert performance of the new musical HONOR, with music and lyrics by Peter Mills, and book by Mills and Cara Reichel, adapted from William Shakespeare's As You Like It.


RUTHLESS! Takes Final Bow Off-Broadway - 9/10/2016

The Off-Broadway smash Ruthless! The Musical will end its 14-month run on September 10th, prior to a national tour which will kick off in November -- finalized dates will be announced soon.


Scott Wheeler Premieres Two Operas, Including Newest NAGA - 9/10/2016

On the heels of releasing his latest album Portraits & Tributes, award-winning composer/conductor/teacher Scott Wheeler celebrates two new major works to be performed in fall 2016: Naga, his fourth opera, set to a libretto by Cerise Jacobs, premiering September 10-17 in Boston; and Songs To Fill The Void, a three-song cycle set to poetry by Robert Barefield, premiering October 2 in New York City at Weill Recital Hall. In addition, the New Juilliard Ensemble conducted by Joel Sachs will present his chamber symphony City of Shadows on October 1.


Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Begins Season With Special Guest - 9/10/2016

The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra opens the 2016-17 season with an exciting performance by special guest pianist, Jon Kimura Parker. On Saturday, September 10th at 8:00pm in Hill Auditorium, the orchestra will dazzle patrons with selected works of Shostakovich, Brahms, and Strauss.


HONOR Musical Adapted from AS YOU LIKE IT Plays Prospect Theater - 9/10/2016

Coming up soon! Prospect Theater Company, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Cara Reichel and Managing Director Melissa Huber, and the National Asian Artists Project (NAAP), under the leadership of Executive Artistic Director Baayork Lee and Co-Founder Steven Eng, will present a concert performance of the musical HONOR, with music and lyrics by Peter Mills, and book by Mills and Cara Reichel, adapted from William Shakespeare's As You Like It.


Sarasota Opera Hosts 2016 Taste of Downtown Festival - 9/10/2016

Saturday, September 10, 2016, Sarasota Opera will open its doors for the 3rd annual Taste of Downtown Food & Wine Festival at the Sarasota Opera House.


Rattlestick's F*ck~ng Good Plays Festival Kicks Off - 9/10/2016

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, Daniella Topol, Artistic Director, opens its week-long mini-festival of free staged readings entitled F*ck~ng Good Plays Festival Saturday, September 10, at 7:00pm with Draw The Circle, written and performed by Mashuq Mushtaq Deen at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, 224 Waverly Place. And it's free.


Lyric Opera of Kansas City Launches Explorations, New Performance Series - 9/11/2016

General Director and CEO Deborah Sandler today announced the Explorations Series, a new initiative of Lyric Opera of Kansas City.


Hershey Felder Stars as Leonard Bernstein in MAESTRO at 59E59 Theaters - 9/11/2016

Hershey Felder channels the great composer and conductor Leonard Bernstein in Maestro, a new play with music written and performed by award-winning actor and musician Hershey Felder, and directed by Joel Zwick at 59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer; Brian Beirne, Managing Director). Maestro plays August 31 - October 16. The show opens Sunday, September 11 at 3PM.


LiLlias White Leads Ma Rainey'S BLACK BOTTOM in Los Angeles - 9/11/2016

Center Theatre Group has announced the casting for August Wilson's 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom' which begins previews August 31, opens September 11 and continues through October 16, 2016, at the Mark Taper Forum.


BEARS IN SPACE Makes U.S. Debut as Part of 1st Irish at 59E59 Theaters - 9/11/2016

59E59 Theaters will host the US premiere of BEARS IN SPACE, written by Eoghan Quinn and directed by Dan Colley, part of 1st Irish.


Opera Orlando Brings Together Opera Stars to Help Orlando Victims in ONE VOICE ORLANDO Concert - 9/11/2016

For one night only, on Sunday September 11, 2016 at 8 p.m., One Voice Orlando: A Celebration in Song will be performed in the Walt Disney Theater at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 South Magnolia Avenue in downtown Orlando, FL. The benefit concert will feature some of opera's brightest national stars and musicians from throughout Florida. Internationally-renownedDavid Charles Abell will conduct and legendary baritone Sherrill Milnes will be one of the evening's hosts. Tickets are $25-$125 and will be available beginning August 19 at www.operaorlando.org or by calling 844-513-2014.   More info HERE.        


Hershey Felder Brings Leonard Bernstein Off-Broadway in MAESTRO - 9/11/2016

A friendly reminder! 59E59  Theaters welcomes  Hershey Felder as Leonard Bernstein in Maestro for a limited engagement Wednesday August 31 through Sunday, October 16 with Press Opening on Sunday, September 11 at 3 PM. MAESTRO, book by Hershey Felder with music by Leonard Bernstein and others, and directed by Joel Zwick is produced by The Town Hall with Samantha F. Voxakis and Karen Racanelli.


Opera Responds to Pulse Tragedy with ONE VOICE ORLANDO Benefit - 9/11/2016

For one night only, on Sunday September 11, 2016 at 8 p.m., One Voice Orlando: A Celebration in Song will be performed in the Walt Disney Theater at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 South Magnolia Avenue in downtown Orlando, FL.


Tamblyn and Butz Join Rudd in LaBute Reading at MCC Theater - 9/11/2016

MCC Theater has added more star wattage to its benefit reading of a new Neil LaBute play, Reasons to be Pretty Happy: previously announced headliner Paul Rudd will now be joined by Emmy nominee Amber Tamblyn, two-time Tony winner Norbert Leo Butz and NYC stage veteran Jennifer Mudge for this one-night-only world premiere developmental reading on Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 7:30PM at the Lucille Lortel Theatre.


World Premiere Opera Opens at the Everyman Theatre - 9/11/2016

?This Sunday, the Everyman Theatre will present the world premiere concert performance of a brand new opera by virtuoso, John O'Brien. Inspired by Oscar Wilde's timeless story, The Nightingale and the Rose, it stars Cara O'Sullivan, Majella Cullagh and Owen Gilhooley.


HAIRSPRAY LIVE's Kristin Chenoweth Performs National Anthem on NBC's 'Sunday Night Football' - 9/11/2016

Emmy and Tony Award-winner Kristin Chenoweth, who will star in NBC’s presentation of “Hairspray Live!” on December 7, will perform the national anthem prior to coverage of the Patriots-Cardinals Sunday Night Football showdown


Photos: LiLlias White & More in Ma Rainey'S BLACK BOTTOM at the Taper - 9/11/2016

Now in previews, August Wilson's hard-hitting 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom' opens September 11 and continues through October 16, 2016, at the Center Theatre Group/ Mark Taper Forum. 'Ma Rainey...' is part of Wilson's American Century Cycle of 10 plays chronicling African American experience in 20th Century USA. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!


Steppenwolf's FUNDAMENTALS & More Set for WORKS & PROCESS at the Guggenheim - 9/12/2016

Works & Process at the Guggenheim is pleased to announce its fall 2016 season.


"The Title Should Be Spoken Out Loud Around Three-Quarters In" - 9/12/2016


'VOICES FOR THE VOICELESS' Foster Kids Benefit - 9/12/2016

Tickets are now on sale for the 2nd-annual Voices for the Voiceless: Stars for Foster Kids concert on Monday, September 12th at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre. This special event, presented by Beachbody.com, Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley, brings together the brightest stars of stage and screen to raise awareness about the plight of kids in foster care, particularly those aged 13 to 21 whom many consider “unadoptable” because of their age.


Billy Porter, Justin Bartha Set for Sept at WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT - 9/12/2016

Maberry Theatricals have announced the September lineup of stars for the New York premiere of WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT, the internationally-acclaimed play by Nassim Soleimanpour.


Zainab Jahand, Alysha Deslorieux and More Cast in MCC Theater's 2016 PlayLabs Series - 9/12/2016

MCC Theater - which this fall celebrates its 30th Anniversary Season as one of New York's leading Off-Broadway theater companies - has announced the 2016 PlayLabs reading series, which will feature new works in development by playwrights Jocelyn Bioh, MCC Youth Company alum Xavier Galva, Ted Malawer, and Eric Micha Holmes.


The Guggenheim's 'Works & Process' Series Previews BREAKING THE WAVES Opera - 9/12/2016

On Monday, September 12, 2016, Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents discussion with the creators and excerpts of Opera Philadelphia's upcoming world premiere of Breaking the Waves by composer Missy Mazzoli and librettist Royce Vavrek.


Photos: First Look at Julia Cho's AUBERGINE at Playwrights Horizons - 9/12/2016

The Playwrights Horizons New York premiere production of Aubergine, a new play by Susan Smith Blackburn Prize winner Julia Cho (BFE at Playwrights, The Language Archive, The Piano Teacher, Durango, The Architecture of Loss), directed by Kate Whoriskey (Fabulation, Inked Baby at Playwrights; The Miracle Worker on Broadway; Ruined; Her Requiem), is the opening production of the theater company's 2016/2017 Season. The show is currently in previews, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!


The Playhouse San Antonio - Audition Announcement - All is Calm - 9/12/2016


Photos: First Look at Jones & Lewis in MARIE AND ROSETTA at the Atlantic - 9/12/2016

Atlantic Theater Company welcomes Kecia Lewis (Mother Courage, Once on This Island) and Rebecca Naomi Jones (American Idiot, Hedwig and the Angry Inch) in the world premiere production of George Brant's play with music, Marie and Rosetta, directed by Atlantic Artistic Director Neil Pepe this fall. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the pair onstage below!


Pacific Symphony to Present AN EVENING WITH Renee Fleming - 9/13/2016

Orange County, Calif.—July 13, 2016—Pacific Symphony launches its upcoming 2016-17 season in glorious style this September with a one-night-only spectacular—“An Evening with Renée Fleming,” featuring “America's reigning diva” (The Washington Post) for more than a decade in a rare Orange County appearance! One of the most beloved and celebrated musical ambassadors of our time, Fleming captivates audiences with her sumptuous voice, consummate artistry and compelling stage presence. From the Metropolitan Opera and the White House to the Super Bowl and now the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, the internationally sought-after soprano arrives to inaugurate the Symphony's 10th season in its home. There is no better place in the world to hear this modern diva's sumptuous voice and dazzling technique than in the opulent and acoustically superior Segerstrom Concert Hall.


Love Bites - 9/13/2016


New Musical ON THE RAILS Premieres Off-Broadway - 9/13/2016

ALGONQUIN Theater Productions and JASON HEWITT proudly present the world premiere of On the Rails, a new musical with book by Tony Sportiello (Second Chance, National Pastime), music and lyrics by Al Tapper (Sessions, An Evening at the Carlyle), arrangements and musical direction by David Wolfson, and directed by Misti B. Wills (In Search of Euphoria).


Vineyard Theatre Presents Three New Works for 2016-17 Readings Series - 9/13/2016

Vineyard Theatre will present three readings of new works in September exclusively for members of the 2016-2017 season.


Julia Knitel Joins BEAUTIFUL on Tour in San Francisco - 9/13/2016

Producers Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing have announced the National Tour of the Tony and Grammy Award-winning hit musical BEAUTIFUL - THE Carole King MUSICAL will welcome Julia Knitel (Carole King) and Erika Olson (Cynthia Weil) beginning September 13 in San Francisco, CA.


GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE Welcomes Original Broadway Stars on Tour - 9/13/2016

A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder announced today that three members from the original Broadway Production - Kristen Hahn, Jennifer Smith, and Catherine Walker - will join the cast of the First National Tour.


THE ROADS TO HOME at Primary Stages - 9/14/2016

Primary Stages, in association with Catherine Adler, Jamie deRoy, and David Richenthal, has announced complete casting for the first show of the 2016/17 season, THE ROADS TO HOME, written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Horton Foote (Harrison, TX).


“The Chaplin Plays: A Double Feature” - 9/14/2016


Dominick LaRuffa Jr. Joins MY BIG GAY ITALIAN MIDLIFE CRISIS - 9/15/2016

Dominick LaRuffa Jr. is set to take on the role of “Nathaniel Hollingsworth” in the hit Off-Broadway comedy “My Big Gay Italian Midlife Crisis,” now approaching its one year anniversary, opposite creator Anthony J. Wilkinson. LaRuffa will be schedule to appear in both the September 15th and September 22nd performances.


'TOSCANA' Opens at Cherry Lane Studio - 9/15/2016

TOSCANA, Or What I Remember, a new play by Marta Mondelli, begins at Cherry Lane Theatre Studio September 15th and runs through October 1st.


Mel Schwartz Sleeps with Mae West - Madcap Musical Comedy of Errors with a Transgender Twist - 9/15/2016


North Carolina Opera Opens 2016-17 Season with Wagner's DAS RHEINGOLD - 9/16/2016

Raleigh, NC -- North Carolina Opera is excited to announce the opening of individual non-subscription ticket sales beginning Sunday, June 26, 2016. The 2016/17 season opener, Wagner's Das Rheingold will be presented on Friday, September 16 at 8pm and Sunday, September 18 at 3pm at Meymandi Concert Hall in Raleigh.


Missama - 9/16/2016


Jay Armstrong Johnson Releases Live 54 Below Album - 9/16/2016

Broadway Records today announced that Jay Armstrong Johnson - Live at Feinstein's/54 Below will be released digitally and in stores on Friday, September 16, 2016.


Droege & Urie Team Up for BRIGHT COLORS AND BOLD PATTERNS Off-Broadway - 9/16/2016

After sold out runs across the country, Drew Droege (Drunk History, Bob's Burgers, and the internet's 'Chloe') returns to New York for a three night limited engagement of Bright Colors And Bold Patterns at the Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow St, New York) from September 16 through September 18 before transferring to Celebration Theatre in Los Angeles.


Deaf Actor Plays Quasimodo in HUNCHBACK's L.A. Premiere - 9/16/2016

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts & McCoy Rigby Entertainment will present the first show of its 2016-2017 season, the Los Angeles premiere production of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, book by Peter Parnell, musical direction by Dennis Castellano, choreography by Dana Solimando and directed by Glenn Casale.


RED EYE OF LOVE Cast Album with O'Hara, Oscar & Grisetti - 9/16/2016

Ghostlight Records will release the cast album of the new musical comedy RED EYE OF LOVE on Friday, September 16, 2016.


Williams, Newell, Cooper & More Featured on POLKADOTS Musical Recording - 9/16/2016

Masterworks Broadway announces the release of the World Premiere Recording of Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical available September 16, 2016.


Mel Schwartz Sleeps with Mae West - Madcap Musical Comedy of Errors with a Transgender Twist - 9/16/2016


Get Your Golden Ticket to 'CHOCOLATE FACTORY' - 9/16/2016

Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, Langley Park Productions and Neal Street Productions announced today that tickets for the new musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory starring two-time Tony Award winner Christian Borle, will go on sale exclusively for MasterCard Cardholders beginning Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at 10am EST through Friday, September 16, 2016.


McCready to Premier Off Broadway for Limited Run in Septemberht - 9/17/2016


THE TRIAL OF AN AMERICAN PRESIDENT Begins at The Lion Theatre - 9/17/2016

For the first time in history,an American President is on trial for crimes against the world.


Deaf Actor Plays Quasimodo in HUNCHBACK's L.A. Premiere - 9/17/2016

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts & McCoy Rigby Entertainment will present the first show of its 2016-2017 season, the Los Angeles premiere production of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, book by Peter Parnell, musical direction by Dennis Castellano, choreography by Dana Solimando and directed by Glenn Casale.


HOW TO BE AN AMERICAN! Launches York Theatre Company's 47th Season - 9/17/2016

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, launches its 47th season in September with the return of the New2NY Series and the new musical How to Be an American!


Shanley, Linney Introduce Philip Seymour Hoffman Films at Moving Image - 9/17/2016


SDMT's #ReadyForTomorrow Campaign Responds to Wells Fargo Ad - 9/17/2016

San Diego Musical Theatre took to social media with its own response and launched a counter-ad campaign: #ReadyForTomorrow, shifting the Wells Fargo's tagline from, 'Let's get them ready for tomorrow' to 'The arts made me ready for tomorrow.' The campaign shines a light on the impact the arts have had on individual lives and features individuals who make a living in the arts.



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