Date of Death: December 12, 1872
Cast Of Ken Ludwig's THE GODS OF COMEDY Announced At The Old GlobeCast Of Ken Ludwig's THE GODS OF COMEDY Announced At The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2019

The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team as comic playwright Ken Ludwig, who delighted Globe audiences with Robin Hood! and Baskerville, returns with a hilarious world premiere: Ken Ludwig's The Gods of Comedy, directed by Amanda Dehnert (West Side Story at Carnegie Hall, world premieres of Kate Hamill's Pride and Prejudice and Ludwig's Baskerville). Presented in association with McCarter Theatre Center, The Gods of Comedy will run May 11 - June 16, 2019 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage, Old Globe Theatre, Conrad Prebys Theatre Center, opening on May 16. Single tickets start at $30.00 and are on sale now. Tickets can be purchased online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE, or by visiting the Box Office at 1362 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park. Performances at McCarter Theatre Center ran March 12 - 31, 2019. (more...)

Ken Ludwig's MOON OVER BUFFALO Opens March 29 at York's The Belmont TheatreKen Ludwig's MOON OVER BUFFALO Opens March 29 at York's The Belmont Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2019

Moon Over Buffalo, written by York native Ken Ludwig, will be produced in the Bon Ton Studio March 29-31 & April 4-7. Friday, Saturday and the second Thursday shows are at 7:30 p.m. Sunday shows are at 3:00 p.m. (more...)

Photo Credit: Walnut Street Theatre Presents A COMEDY OF TENORSPhoto Credit: Walnut Street Theatre Presents A COMEDY OF TENORS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2019

Walnut Street Theatre continues its landmark 210th season with the uproarious Ken Ludwig's A COMEDY OF TENORS. Directed by and starring Frank Ferrante, this over-top-top comedy from Tony Winner Ken Ludwig begins previews on January 15th, opens on January 23rd, and runs through March 3rd on the Walnut's Mainstage. (more...)

Ken Ludwig To Be Distinguished Speaker At Annual Sherlock Holmes Birthday WeekendKen Ludwig To Be Distinguished Speaker At Annual Sherlock Holmes Birthday Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019

Ken Ludwig - the two-time Olivier Award-winning playwright and author of more than two dozen plays, including the whodunits BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY and a stage adaptation of Agatha Christie's MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS - will be the Distinguished Speaker at The Bakers Street Irregulars' Annual Sherlock Holmes Birthday Weekend on Friday, January 11 at the Yale Club in NYC, it has been announced by The Baker Street Irregulars, a literary society that celebrates all things Sherlockian. (more...)

A COMEDY OF TENORS Continues Walnut Street Theatre SeasonA COMEDY OF TENORS Continues Walnut Street Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2018

Walnut Street Theatre continues its landmark 210th season with the uproarious Ken Ludwig's A COMEDY OF TENORS. Directed by and starring Frank Ferrante, this over-top-top comedy from Tony Winner Ken Ludwig begins previews on January 15th, opens on January 23rd, and runs through March 3rd on the Walnut's Mainstage. (more...)

La Mirada Announces Cast and Creative for MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESSLa Mirada Announces Cast and Creative for MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

La Mirada Theatre For The Performing Arts & Mccoy Rigby Entertainment announce the cast and creative team for the West Coast premiere of AGATHA CHRISTIE'S MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS, adapted for the stage by Ken Ludwig and directed by Sheldon Epps. AGATHA CHRISTIE'S MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS will preview on Friday, October 19, 2018 (with a press opening on Saturday, October 20 at 8pm) and perform through Sunday, November 11, 2018 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd in La Mirada. (more...)

Santino Fontana and Laura Osnes to Star in Sneak Peek of DEAR JACK, DEAR LOUISE at Theater J BenefitSantino Fontana and Laura Osnes to Star in Sneak Peek of DEAR JACK, DEAR LOUISE at Theater J Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018

Theater J's 2018 Annual Benefit is an elegant and lively evening of theater, socializing, and delectable food and drink at Arena Stage. The centerpiece of the event is a "sneak peek" reading of Ken Ludwig's brand new play Dear Jack, Dear Louise. Mr. Ludwig, a Tony and Olivier Award-winning playwright, directs the reading, which stars Tony Award nominees Santino Fontana and Laura Osnes. This celebration, which supports the nation's most distinctive and progressive Jewish theater, will take place on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 6:30 PM at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. (more...)

La Mirada Presents MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESSLa Mirada Presents MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & McCOY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT (celebrating its 25thSilver Anniversary at the theatre) are thrilled to present the West Coast premiere of AGATHA CHRISTIE'S MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS (replacing the previously announced Stormy Weather), adapted for the stage by Ken Ludwig and directed by Sheldon Epps. AGATHA CHRISTIE'S MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS will preview on Friday, October 19, 2018 (with a press opening on Saturday, October 20 at 8pm) and runs through Sunday, November 11, 2018 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd in La Mirada. (more...)

'TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS Returns To Broadway Playhouse'TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS Returns To Broadway Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

Broadway In Chicago and Emerald City Theatre are delighted to announce that KEN LUDWIG'S 'TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS will return to Broadway In Chicago's Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place (175 E. Chestnut) by popular demand for a limited engagement that runs November 3 through December 30, 2018.  Individual tickets will go on-sale on September 6, 2018.  (more...)

Walnut Street Theatre Presents One-Night Only Concert To Raise Money For Education DepartmentWalnut Street Theatre Presents One-Night Only Concert To Raise Money For Education Department
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2018

 The Walnut Street Theatre will host an exclusive one-night-only concert as this year's annual Gala. The concert, America Sings!, features several Walnut favorites performing over 20 American and Broadway standards. The concert will take place on the Walnut's mainstage on Friday, May 4 at 7:00PM. (more...)

Walnut Annual Gala Raises Money For Education ProgramsWalnut Annual Gala Raises Money For Education Programs
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

 Walnut Street Theatre is pleased to announce that it will honor Walnut Street Theatre Trustee Ronald Bowlan with the 2018 Edwin Forrest Award at the theatre's annual Gala. The evening's events will begin with a 90-minute concert filled with Philadelphia's most cherished stars singing America's musical favorites and patriotic numbers. Performers include: Schyler Conaway, Christopher DeProphetis, Jennie Eisenhower, Melissa Joy Hart, Jessica Johnson, Jesse Jones, Mary Martello, Kathryn Miller, Cary Michele Miller, Ellie Mooney, Nichalas L. Parker, Lyn Philistine, Chris Sutton, and Julia Udine. Fran Prisco will take the stage as emcee for the evening. (more...)

The Laughter Goes On And On In NOISES OFF At Walnut Street TheatreThe Laughter Goes On And On In NOISES OFF At Walnut Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2018

Walnut Street Theatre continues its landmark 209th season with Michael Frayn's classic backstage comedy, NOISES OFF. Directed by Frank Anzalone, this production begins previews on March 13th, opens on March 21st, and runs through April 29th on the Walnut's Mainstage. (more...)

Photo Flash:Long Wharf Theatre to Present Ken Ludwig's BASKERVILLEPhoto Flash:Long Wharf Theatre to Present Ken Ludwig's BASKERVILLE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

Long Wharf Theatre, under the direction of Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, presents Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery, directed by Brendon Fox. (more...)

Brief 2/19: Meet DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Taylor Trensch, Sneak Peek of Heidi Blickenstaff in FREAKY FRIDAY, and More!Brief 2/19: Meet DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Taylor Trensch, Sneak Peek of Heidi Blickenstaff in FREAKY FRIDAY, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Feb 19, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: meet Dear Evan Hansen's Taylor Trensch in a new interview with Richard Ridge, get a sneak peek at Heidi Blickenstaff in Freaky Friday, and more! (more...)

Follow The Clues To Walnut Street Theatre's BASKERVILLE - A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY At The McCallumFollow The Clues To Walnut Street Theatre's BASKERVILLE - A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY At The McCallum
by David Green - Feb 8, 2018

The McCallum Theatre presents the Walnut Street Theatre's production of Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery, an adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Hound of the Baskervilles, on Tuesday, February 27, at 8:00pm. Baskerville features Ian Merrill Peakes as Sherlock Holmes and Bill Van Horn as Doctor Watson. Additional cast members are Sarah Glicko, Dan Hodge and Jered McLenigan. (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre to present Ken Ludwig's BASKERVILLELong Wharf Theatre to present Ken Ludwig's BASKERVILLE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2018

Long Wharf Theatre, under the direction of Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, presents Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Comic Mystery, directed by Brendon Fox. (more...)

Walnut St. Theatre's BASKERVILLE Coming to MPAC and MoreWalnut St. Theatre's BASKERVILLE Coming to MPAC and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

Mayo Performing Arts Center presents three Family Theatre for Young Children events in February. All events are $12-15 dollars and are recommended for children 4-10 (more...)

BASKERVILLE, A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY Opens at Walnut Street Before TourBASKERVILLE, A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY Opens at Walnut Street Before Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

Walnut Street Theatre's 2017-18 Independence Studio on 3 Season continues with Tony Award-winner Ken Ludwig's hilarious whodunit comedy, Baskerville, A Sherlock Holmes Mystery. (more...)

BASKERVILLE Opens At Walnut Street TheatreBASKERVILLE Opens At Walnut Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2018

Walnut Street Theatre's 2017-18 Independence Studio on 3 Season continues with Tony Award-winner Ken Ludwig's hilarious whodunit comedy, Baskerville, A Sherlock Holmes Mystery. Philadelphia audiences will be the first to see this production before it becomes the eighth national and international tour of a Walnut Street Theatre production. Directed by Walnut favorite, Bill Van Horn, Baskerville, A Sherlock Holmes Mystery begins previews in the intimate Independence Studio on 3 at the Walnut on January 2nd, opens January 4th, and continues through February 4th. (more...)

Cast Announced for UK Premiere of BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY at The PlayhouseCast Announced for UK Premiere of BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY at The Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2017

The legendary Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson will be played by James Taylor and Patrick Robinson in the UK premiere of playwright Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery. (more...)

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