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Primary Stages Announces Cast of ON THAT DAY IN AMSTERDAM Photo Primary Stages Announces Cast of ON THAT DAY IN AMSTERDAM
by Julie Musbach - Sep 18, 2019

Primary Stages announces casting for the world premiere of On That Day in Amsterdam, written by Clarence Coo

BWW Review: FULLY COMMITTED at TheaterWorks Photo BWW Review: FULLY COMMITTED at TheaterWorks
by Joseph Harrison - Aug 11, 2019

Sometimes a peek behind the proverbial curtain can be a thrilling affair. Whether it is a look at the inner workings of a complicated machine or a sneak peek a?oebehind the scenesa?? of the latest summer blockbuster, people have been fascinated with understanding what it takes to a?oemake the sausagea?? for years. And sometimes, that insight can be hilarious. In Becky Mode's FULLY COMMITTED, the latest play from TheaterWorks in Hartford, audiences get to witness a day in the life of Manhattan's #1 restaurant told through the eyes of Sam, an out-of-work actor who answers the reservation line (and does whatever else the egotistical chef demands.) The twist? All 33 characters in the play are played by one actor (Jamison Stern) in a hilarious, tour-de-force performance that thrills and delights.

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of Gingold Theatrical Group's CAESAR & CLEOPATRA Photo Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of Gingold Theatrical Group's CAESAR & CLEOPATRA
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Aug 6, 2019

Gingold Theatrical Group will soon present a rare revival of Shaw's beloved almost historical comedy Caesar and Cleopatra, which will begin a limited Off-Broadway engagement on Tuesday September 3rd at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues) and continue through October 12th only. Opening Night is set for Sunday September 24th.

Gingold's CAESAR & CLEOPATRA to Feature Brenda Braxton, Claybourne Elder, and More Photo Gingold's CAESAR & CLEOPATRA to Feature Brenda Braxton, Claybourne Elder, and More
by Julie Musbach - Jul 17, 2019

Gingold Theatrical Group announces the cast for a rare revival of Shaw's beloved almost historical comedy Caesar and Cleopatra

BWW Review: TIME FLIES AND OTHER COMEDIES at Barrington Stage Company Demonstrates Th Photo BWW Review: TIME FLIES AND OTHER COMEDIES at Barrington Stage Company Demonstrates That When You're Having Fun, Time Does Indeed Fly.
by Marc Savitt - Jul 12, 2019

BSC veterans Carson Elrod, Jeff McCarthy, and Debra Jo Rupp, all of whom are well known to area theatre goers are joined by Cary Donaldson and Ruth Pferdehirt. The ensemble is well balanced and show themselves to be exceptional character actors. Not every line lands solidly, but the skilled cast under the direction of Tracy Brigden provides an evening of entertainment that is fast paced, frivolous, and lots of fun.

Photo Flash: TIME FLIES AND OTHER COMEDIES at Barrington Stage Company Photo Photo Flash: TIME FLIES AND OTHER COMEDIES at Barrington Stage Company
by Alan Henry - Jul 11, 2019

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in the Berkshires under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, continues its 25th Anniversary season with Time Flies and Other Comedies by David Ives (Venus in Fur) with performances from July 5 through July 27 at the St. Germain Stage. Check out photos of the production!

BWW Review: INTO THE WOODS at Barrington Stage Company is a Delightful Journey Well W Photo BWW Review: INTO THE WOODS at Barrington Stage Company is a Delightful Journey Well Worth Going On.
by Marc Savitt - Jun 26, 2019

INTO THE WOODS opened on Broadway over 30 years ago. It has since been revived several times, adapted into a Disney Film, and presented by countless regional and community theatres as well as school groups. If you are thinking, "been there - done that" and there is no reason to see this presentation at BSC you are certainly not alone (no one is, after all) but I believe you are mistaken.

Review Roundup: INTO THE WOODS at Barrington Stage Photo Review Roundup: INTO THE WOODS at Barrington Stage
by Alan Henry - Jun 25, 2019

Barrington Stage Company's Into the Woods is now on stage with performances now through July 13 on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage. What did the critics have to say? Read the reviews!

Photo Flash: Get A First Look At Mykal Kilgore and More in INTO THE WOODS at Barringt Photo Photo Flash: Get A First Look At Mykal Kilgore and More in INTO THE WOODS at Barrington Stage
by Alan Henry - Jun 25, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Barrington Stage Company's Into the Woods with performances now through July 13 on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage. Check out the photos!

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of INTO THE WOODS at Barrington Stage Co. Photo Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of INTO THE WOODS at Barrington Stage Co.
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jun 23, 2019

Barrington Stage Company presents Into the Woods with performances June 19 through July 13 on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage.

BWW Review: Ken Ludwig's THE THREE MUSKETEERS at STNJ-A Rousing and Wonderful Show fo Photo BWW Review: Ken Ludwig's THE THREE MUSKETEERS at STNJ-A Rousing and Wonderful Show for Metro Audiences to Enjoy
by Marina Kennedy - Jun 21, 2019

Experience a new version of a beloved classic. The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey (STNJ) is kicking off their 57th Season with a rousing production of Ken Ludwig's The Three Musketeers adapted from the classic novel by Alexandre Dumas. Directed by the renowned fight director and writer, Rick Sordelet, the show features a stupendous cast

Photo Flash: THE THREE MUSKETEERS At The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Photo Photo Flash: THE THREE MUSKETEERS At The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 17, 2019

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey launches their 57th season, titled Incredible Journeys, with a new take by Ken Ludwig on the beloved classic, The Three Musketeers. Directed by renowned fight director Rick Sordelet, this swashbuckling production will bound on to the F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre stage beginning on June 12. Patrons can purchase tickets at the Theatre's Box Office located at 36 Madison Avenue, Madison or by calling the Box Office at 973-408-5600 or by going online at www.ShakespeareNJ.org.

The Shakespeare Theatre Of New Jersey Presents Ken Ludwig's THE THREE MUSKETEERS Photo The Shakespeare Theatre Of New Jersey Presents Ken Ludwig's THE THREE MUSKETEERS
by Julie Musbach - May 17, 2019

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey launches their 57th season, titled Incredible Journeys, with a new take by Ken Ludwig on the beloved classic, The Three Musketeers.

BWW Review: GIRLFRIEND from TheaterWorks (at the Wadsworth) Photo BWW Review: GIRLFRIEND from TheaterWorks (at the Wadsworth)
by Joseph Harrison - Apr 6, 2019

Summer 1993 was an eventful year for this reviewer. I had just graduated from High School and was preparing for the next chapter in my life - college in Athens, Georgia. Like so many young people before me and so many after, it was a time in between, one that was both thrilling and completely terrifying. But it was also the beginning of a journey of self-discovery and an opportunity to redefine who I was and who I would be as a newly minted adult. So, it was particularly poignant to see the newest production from TheaterWorks (performed at the Wadsworth due to their current remodel), the musical GIRLFRIEND, with a book by Todd Almond and music by 90's rocker, Matthew Sweet.  

BWW Review: AFTER at 59E59 Theaters is a Riveting and Important Drama Photo BWW Review: AFTER at 59E59 Theaters is a Riveting and Important Drama
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 22, 2019

After, a powerful and profound drama, is now being performed at 59E59 Theaters through April 14. Written by Michael McKeever and superbly directed by Joe Brancato, the show features five exceptional actors. The story shines a light on bullying, its victims, and the effects that it has on families.

Cast and Creatives Announced for GIRLFRIEND At TheaterWorks Photo Cast and Creatives Announced for GIRLFRIEND At TheaterWorks
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 1, 2019

TheaterWorks Producing Artistic Director Rob Ruggiero announced today the cast and creative team for the Connecticut Premiere of Todd Almond and Matthew Sweet's GIRLFRIEND. The cast features David Merino (Rent, National Tour) and CJ Pawlikowski (Book of Mormon, National Tour) in this tender, truehearted rock musical based on Matthew Sweet's seminal album Girlfriend.

Penguin Rep's Production AFTER By Michael McKeever Opens Off Broadway March 12 Photo Penguin Rep's Production AFTER By Michael McKeever Opens Off Broadway March 12
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 26, 2019

59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) is thrilled to add the NYC premiere of AFTER, written by Michael McKeever and directed by Joe Brancato, to the Winter 2018 Season. Produced by Penguin Rep Theatre and InProximity Theatre Company, AFTER begins performances on Tuesday, March 12 for a limited engagement through Sunday, April 14. Press Opening is Sunday, March 17 at 2 PM. The performance schedule is Tuesday - Friday at 7 PM; Saturday at 2 PM & 7 PM; and Sunday at 2 PM. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison). Single tickets are $25 - $70 ($49 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call the 59E59 Box Office at 646-892-7999 or visit www.59e59.org. The running time is 85 minutes, no intermission.

DANIEL'S HUSBAND Enters Final Week of Performances Photo DANIEL'S HUSBAND Enters Final Week of Performances
by Julie Musbach - Dec 20, 2018

DANIEL'S HUSBAND, the acclaimed new play by Michael McKeever, directed by Joe Brancato, will end its commercial Off-Broadway run at the Westside Theatre (407 West 43 St.) on Sunday, December 30, 2018 at 7pm. It will have played 13 previews and 73 performances.

DANIEL'S HUSBAND to Play Final Performance Off-Broadway December 30 Photo DANIEL'S HUSBAND to Play Final Performance Off-Broadway December 30
by Julie Musbach - Dec 5, 2018

DANIEL'S HUSBAND, the acclaimed new play by Michael McKeever, directed by Joe Brancato, will end its commercial Off-Broadway run at the Westside Theatre (407 West 43 St.) on Sunday, December 30, 2018 at 7pm.  It will have played 13 previews and 73 performances.

Michael McKeever's DANIEL'S HUSBAND Announces Holiday Schedule At The Westside Theatr Photo Michael McKeever's DANIEL'S HUSBAND Announces Holiday Schedule At The Westside Theatre, Beginning 11/19
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 12, 2018

DANIEL'S HUSBAND, the acclaimed new play by Michael McKeever, directed by Joe Brancato, recently transferred to a commercial open-ended run Off-Broadway at the Westside Theatre (407 West 43 St.) will update its performance schedule beginning November 19, 2018.

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