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Tyne Daly and Robert Forster star in the world premiere of Chasing Mem’ries: A Photo

Tyne Daly and Robert Forster star in the world premiere of Chasing Mem’ries: A Different Kind of Musical at the Geffen Playhouse. Photo by Chris Whitaker.

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24 Actors Will Make Their Broadway Debuts in LEOPOLDSTADT; Meet the Full Cast! Photo 24 Actors Will Make Their Broadway Debuts in LEOPOLDSTADT; Meet the Full Cast!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2022

Leopoldstadt officially begins previews on Broadway tonight, September 14. Get to know the cast bringing this play to the stage!

Road Less Traveled Postpones Opening Of MYSTERIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES Photo Road Less Traveled Postpones Opening Of MYSTERIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 12, 2022

Due to illness, Road Less Traveled has postponed Mysterious Circumstances by one week and will open Thursday September 22.  

Jefferson Mays Will Play 50+ Roles in A CHRISTMAS CAROL on Broadway Photo Jefferson Mays Will Play 50+ Roles in A CHRISTMAS CAROL on Broadway
by Team BWW - Sep 7, 2022

Producers Hunter Arnold and Kayla Greenspan announced that Jefferson Mays’ universally celebrated, one man virtuoso, tour-de-force performance in Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol will be coming to Broadway this holiday season for a strictly limited 66-performance engagement at the Nederlander Theatre. Mr. Mays, who is currently performing as Mayor Shinn ten blocks north in The Music Man, will depart that role on October 23rd.

Industry Pro Newsletter: No Good Answer on Masks, New Funds for Upgrades in London Photo Industry Pro Newsletter: No Good Answer on Masks, New Funds for Upgrades in London
by Alex Freeman - Sep 6, 2022

Theatre companies across the globe continue to grapple with some of the earliest questions posed upon reopening: what to do about masks? As more mixed policies come into play, we continue to see that there are segments of the audience that won’t come with masks, and segments that won’t come without, putting producers in a difficult position.

JoBeth Williams & Peter Strauss to Star in LOVE AMONG THE RUINS World Premiere at Lag Photo JoBeth Williams & Peter Strauss to Star in LOVE AMONG THE RUINS World Premiere at Laguna Playhouse
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 1, 2022

Laguna Playhouse has announced that JoBeth Williams (“Poltergeist,” “The Big Chill”) and Peter Strauss (“Rich Man, Poor Man,” “The Jericho Mile”) are set to star in the upcoming World Premiere production, based on the 1975 ABC Theatre Presentation that starred Katharine Hepburn and Laurence Olivier, of LOVE AMONG THE RUINS.

Matt Shakman to Step Down as Artistic Director of The Geffen Playhouse Photo Matt Shakman to Step Down as Artistic Director of The Geffen Playhouse
by Stephi Wild - Sep 1, 2022

The Geffen Playhouse’s artistic director, Matt Shakman, announced he will step down from his role in February.

Mile Square Theatre to Present BERTA, BERTA this Fall Photo Mile Square Theatre to Present BERTA, BERTA this Fall
by Blair Ingenthron - Aug 29, 2022

MILE SQUARE THEATRE (MST) has announced their first production of Kevin R. Free’s first season as Artistic Director, of Angelica Chéri’s BERTA, BERTA, directed by Kevin R. Free. BERTA, BERTA will play a four-week limited engagement at Mile Square Theatre.

OC Premiere Of THE ELABORATE ENTRANCE OF CHAD DEITY Starts Next Month at Chance Theat Photo OC Premiere Of THE ELABORATE ENTRANCE OF CHAD DEITY Starts Next Month at Chance Theater
by Stephi Wild - Aug 26, 2022

Chance Theater, Anaheim's official resident theater company, announces the Orange County premiere of “The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity,” a dramatic comedy by Kristoffer Diaz that was one of the final nominees for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and snagged numerous “Best Play” Awards. Directed by Jeremy Aluma, “The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity” previews from September 23rd through September 30th, with regular performances running October 1st to October 23rd on the Cripe Stage at the Bette Aitken theater arts Center.

MYSTERIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES Begins The 2022-2023 Journey On The Road Less Traveled Photo MYSTERIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES Begins The 2022-2023 Journey On The Road Less Traveled
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 23, 2022

Road Less Traveled Productions will begin its 19th season with the second-ever production of Mysterious Circumstances by Michael Mitnick.  

Artists Rep Presents THE HOMBRES By Tony Meneses Next Month Photo Artists Rep Presents THE HOMBRES By Tony Meneses Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Aug 23, 2022

Artists Repertory Theatre (ART) begins its 40th season on stage with The Hombres by Tony Meneses, a funny exploration into masculinity and the intimacy of male relationships. Performances run Sept. 10 through Oct. 9.    

The Geffen Playhouse Videos

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Bryan Cranston & More in Geffen Playhouse's POWER OF SAIL VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At Bryan Cranston & More in Geffen Playhouse's POWER OF SAIL
by Stage Tube - Feb 23, 2022

Get a first look at Geffen Playhouse's Power of Sail, written by Paul Grellong, and directed by Weyni Mengesha. Now on stage through March 20th, Power of Sail features Hugo Armstrong, Amy Brenneman, Bryan Cranston, Donna Simone Johnson, Tedra Millan, Seth Numrich and Brandon Scott.

VIDEO: Alfred Molina Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now! VideoVIDEO: Alfred Molina Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jun 5, 2021

Watch as Richard Ridge chats with stage and screen star Alfred Molina, who will soon appear in We Have To Hurry, streaming live via Broadway on Demand for two performances only, Saturday, June 5th at 8pm and Sunday, June 6th at 3pm.

VIDEO: Derek DelGaudio & Frank Oz Want You To Experience The Mystery And Intrigue Of  VideoVIDEO: Derek DelGaudio & Frank Oz Want You To Experience The Mystery And Intrigue Of IN AND OF ITSELF
by Stage Tube - Jan 22, 2021

Derek DelGaudio and Frank Oz do their best to explain their new film 'In And Of Itself,' and how it explores complex themes of identity, without giving away any spoilers. 'In And Of Itself' is a passion project for executive producers Stephen and Evie Colbert, who hope you will head over to Hulu and stream it right now!

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Derek DelGaudio's IN & OF ITSELF on Hulu VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Derek DelGaudio's IN & OF ITSELF on Hulu
by Stage Tube - Jan 8, 2021

A new trailer has been released for the Frank Oz-helmed film transfer of illusionist Derek DelGaudio's stage show, 'In & Of Itself.'

VIDEO: Jason Alexander Talks MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG on LATE NIGHT VideoVIDEO: Jason Alexander Talks MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG on LATE NIGHT
by Stage Tube - Oct 21, 2020

Jason Alexander chats about his new film Faith Based, reveals the passionate reactions he received for his role in Pretty Woman and discusses his experience working with Stephen Sondheim in Merrily We Roll Along.

VIDEO: Alison Pill & Joshua Leonard Recreate a Scene From SKIN TRADE for Geffen Stayh VideoVIDEO: Alison Pill & Joshua Leonard Recreate a Scene From SKIN TRADE for Geffen Stayhouse
by Stage Tube - May 20, 2020

Alison Pill & Joshua Leonard - super fans of the 2014 film Skin Trade - have recreated a scene from the film for Geffen Stayhouse! Check out the video below! To make a donation to the Geffen Playhouse, please visit www.geffenplayhouse.org/donate.

VIDEO: Benjamin Scheuer Performs 'Weather the Storm' from THE LION VideoVIDEO: Benjamin Scheuer Performs 'Weather the Storm' from THE LION
by Stage Tube - Apr 7, 2020

Goodspeed Musicals has released a video of Playwright, Composer & Lyricist Ben Scheuer performing from his award-winning one-man show THE LION, which he wrote while in residence at Goodspeed Musicals.

VIDEO: First Look at THE FATHER at Pasadena Playhouse, Starring Alfred Molina VideoVIDEO: First Look at THE FATHER at Pasadena Playhouse, Starring Alfred Molina
by Stage Tube - Feb 17, 2020

Pasadena Playhouse presents The Father, written by Florian Zeller, translated by Christopher Hampton and directed by Jessica Kubzansky, February 5 to March 1, 2020.

HOOKMAN Opens At CalRep This Week VideoHOOKMAN Opens At CalRep This Week
by Stephi Wild - Sep 25, 2019

Lauren Yee's Hookman is a horror fairytale brought to life by the trauma of sexual assault. a?oeYee is one of the most important new voices in American playwriting today; her recent LA productions of Cambodian Rock Band and King of the Yees showcase her brilliance in telling family dramas in virtuosic and comedic waysa??, says Artistic Director Jeff Janisheski.

VIDEO: On This Day, May 31- Happy Birthday, Brooke Shields! VideoVIDEO: On This Day, May 31- Happy Birthday, Brooke Shields!
by A.A. Cristi - May 31, 2019

Today, we're celebrating the birthday of star of stage and screen, Brooke Shields!