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Off-Broadway: Bottom of the World (The Atlantic) Clybourne Park (Playwrights Horizons). Regional: Clybourne Park (Mark Taper Forum), Back Back Back, Cyrano de Bergerac, Coriolanus (The Old Globe Theatre), Clouds (Dog and Pony Theatre Company). Film: Return, Taking Chance, The Nanny Diaries. ... (read more)
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Off-Broadway: Bottom of the World (The Atlantic) Clybourne Park (Playwrights Horizons). Regional: Clybourne Park (Mark Taper Forum), Back Back Back, Cyrano de Bergerac, Coriolanus (The Old Globe Theatre), Clouds (Dog and Pony Theatre Company). Film: Return, Taking Chance, The Nanny Diaries. ... (read more)
BAT THE FATHER RABBIT TO SON and More this Week At The New TheatreBAT THE FATHER RABBIT TO SON and More this Week At The New Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2017

Acclaimed playwright Donal O'Kelly's tour de force psychological comedy Bat the Father, Rabbit the Son comes to The New Theatre this week. (more...)

City Theatre Announces Pay-What-You-Want Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2015

City Theatre Company is excited to introduce a series of Pay-What-You-Want performances throughout the 2015/16 Season. (more...)

City Theatre's THE NIGHT ALIVE Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2015

City Theatre launches its 41st season with the Pittsburgh premiere of The Night Alive, on the Mainstage tonight, October 10, through November 1, 2015. The play is written by Conor McPherson, and is directed by City Theatre Artistic Director Tracy Brigden, who is celebrating her 15th season as the Southside company's artistic leader. (more...)

City Theatre's THE NIGHT ALIVE to Run 10/10-11/1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2015

City Theatre launches its 41st season with the Pittsburgh premiere of The Night Alive, on the Mainstage October 10 - November 1, 2015. The play is written by Conor McPherson, and is directed by City Theatre Artistic Director Tracy Brigden, who is celebrating her 15th season as the Southside company's artistic leader. (more...)

Scoop: GOTHAM on FOX - Tonight, September 4, 2015
by TV Scoop - Sep 4, 2015

Get all the scoop on GOTHAM, airing on FOX tonight, September 4, 2015! (more...)

Scoop: GOTHAM on FOX - Friday, September 4, 2015
by - Aug 31, 2015

Get all the scoop on GOTHAM, airing on FOX on Friday, September 4, 2015! (more...)

Photo Special: Happy Birthday Idina Menzel - Part 2; GLEE, Concerts, FROZEN, IF/THEN & Much More!
by BWW Special Coverage - May 30, 2015

As the star embarks TONIGHT on a new world tour, we'll celebrating Idina Menzel's birthday with a look back into the BWW Photo Archvies! (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE POWER OF DUFF Proves Even When in Doubt, You Can Influence Faith and Spirituality in Others
by Shari Barrett - Apr 17, 2015

What does it take to become a charismatic spiritual leader, one who has people questioning and empowering their own faith? Is it possible in our media soaked society to grab the attention of millions of people simply by speaking your mind and sharing your faith, ultimately proving the power of positive thinking? THE POWER OF DUFF is ultimately about a person who is fundamentally ambivalent about religion, even about spirituality - who undergoes an emotional transformation, which in turn leads him to a position of being a suddenly looked-to spiritual leader even as his ambivalence continues. (more...)

Scoop: GOTHAM on FOX - Monday, April 13, 2015
by - Apr 13, 2015

Get all the scoop on GOTHAM, airing on FOX on Monday, April 13, 2015! (more...)

Geffen Playhouse Presents THE POWER OF DUFF, Now thru 5/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2015

Geffen Playhouse announces the cast for its West Coast premiere production of The Power of Duff by Stephen Belber, directed by Peter DuBois. The production features Tanner Buchanan (The Goldbergs, Bella and the Bulldogs), Brendan Griffin (Clybourne Park on Broadway, Person of Interest), Eric Ladin (Mad Men, Boardwalk Empire), Joe Paulik (The Good Wife), Elizabeth Rodriguez (Orange Is the New Black, Tony Award nominee for The Motherfucker with the Hat) Josh Stamberg (Parenthood, The Affair) and Maurice Williams (Pitbulls at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, When January Feels Like Summer Off-Broadway). (more...)

Geffen Playhouse to Present THE POWER OF DUFF, 4/7-5/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2015

Geffen Playhouse announces the cast for its West Coast premiere production of The Power of Duff by Stephen Belber, directed by Peter DuBois. The production features Tanner Buchanan (The Goldbergs, Bella and the Bulldogs), Brendan Griffin (Clybourne Park on Broadway, Person of Interest), Eric Ladin (Mad Men, Boardwalk Empire), Joe Paulik (The Good Wife), Elizabeth Rodriguez (Orange Is the New Black, Tony Award nominee for The Motherfucker with the Hat) Josh Stamberg (Parenthood, The Affair) and Maurice Williams (Pitbulls at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, When January Feels Like Summer Off-Broadway). (more...)

Scoop: BLACK BOX on ABC - Tonight, May 29, 2014
by TV Scoop - May 29, 2014

Get all the scoop on BLACK BOX, airing on ABC tonight, May 29, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: BLACK BOX on ABC - Thursday, May 29, 2014
by - May 12, 2014

Get all the scoop on BLACK BOX, airing on ABC on Thursday, May 29, 2014! (more...)

ALL THE WAY, PIPPIN & More Nominated for 2014 IRNE Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

The Nominating Committee of the Independent Reviewers of New England has just announced nominees for the 2014 IRNE Awards. The Independent Reviewers of New England (IRNE) Awards, founded by Beverly Creasey of the Journal Newspapers and Larry Stark of TheaterMirror in 1997, recognize the extraordinary wealth of talent in the Boston theatre community. (more...)

Huntington Scores 29 IRNE Nominations for 2013 Productions
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

Huntington Theatre Company has received 29 IRNE Award nominations from the Independent Reviewers of New England for its 2013 productions. The Committee recognized the Huntington with the following nominations: (more...)

BWW REVIEW: 'THE POWER OF DUFF' CASTS ITS SPELL OVER BOSTON
by Jan Nargi - Nov 8, 2013

In Stephen Belber's new play 'The Power of Duff' a lonely newsman seeks redemption by inadvertently turning his anchor desk into a pulpit, working miracles for strangers while still failing to communicate at home. (more...)

Photo Flash: David Wilson Barnes, Jennifer Westfeldt, Jon Hamm and More Celebrate THE POWER OF DUFF Opening at Huntington
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2013

David Wilson Barnes plays Charlie Duff, a burnt-out local newscaster who transforms first his community and then himself when he begins praying on-air in the Huntington Theatre Company's new production of Stephen Belber's moving new drama The Power of Duff. Amy Pietz ("The Office," "Caroline in the City") plays Duff's ex-wife Lisa, and Jennifer Westfeldt (Kissing Jessica Stein, Friends with Kids) plays Sue, Charlie's co-anchor, in the production helmed by Huntington Artistic Director Peter DuBois. Performances began on October 11 at the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. The Power of Duff is produced in association with New York Stage and Film and Vassar's Powerhouse Theater. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night celebrations on October 23rd below -- including Westfeldt's boyfriend Jon Hamm! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Amy Pietz, David Wilson Barnes, Jennifer Westfeldt and More in THE POWER OF DUFF
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2013

David Wilson Barnes (Becky Shaw at Second Stage Theatre and London's Almeida Theatre) plays Charlie Duff, a burnt-out local newscaster who transforms first his community and then himself when he begins praying on-air in the Huntington Theatre Company's new production of Stephen Belber's moving new drama The Power of Duff. Amy Pietz ('The Office,' 'Caroline in the City') plays Duff's ex-wife Lisa, and Jennifer Westfeldt (Kissing Jessica Stein, Friends with Kids) plays Sue, Charlie's co-anchor, in the production helmed by Huntington Artistic Director Peter DuBois. The Power of Duff is produced in association with New York Stage and Film and Vassar's Powerhouse Theater. Check out a first look below! (more...)

THE POWER OF DUFF, Starring David Wilson Barnes and Jennifer Westfeldt, Begins Tonight at Huntington Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2013

David Wilson Barnes (Becky Shaw at Second Stage Theatre and London's Almeida Theatre) plays Charlie Duff, a burnt-out local newscaster who transforms first his community and then himself when he begins praying on-air in the Huntington Theatre Company's new production of Stephen Belber's moving new drama The Power of Duff. Amy Pietz ('The Office,' 'Caroline in the City') plays Duff's ex-wife Lisa, and Jennifer Westfeldt (Kissing Jessica Stein, Friends with Kids) plays Sue, Charlie's co-anchor, in the production helmed by Huntington Artistic Director Peter DuBois. Performances begin tonight, October 11 at the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. The Power of Duff is produced in association with New York Stage and Film and Vassar's Powerhouse Theater. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek and Behind-the-Scenes of THE POWER OF DUFF at Huntington Theatre
by Stage Tube - Oct 10, 2013

David Wilson Barnes (Becky Shaw at Second Stage Theatre and London's Almeida Theatre) plays Charlie Duff, a burnt-out local newscaster who transforms first his community and then himself when he begins praying on-air in the Huntington Theatre Company's new production of Stephen Belber's moving new drama The Power of Duff. Amy Pietz ('The Office,' 'Caroline in the City') plays Duff's ex-wife Lisa, and Jennifer Westfeldt (Kissing Jessica Stein, Friends with Kids) plays Sue, Charlie's co-anchor, in the production helmed by Huntington Artistic Director Peter DuBois. Performances begin on October 11 at the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. The Power of Duff is produced in association with New York Stage and Film and Vassar's Powerhouse Theater. Check out the videos below! (more...)

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