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4th Wall Theatre Opens 20th Anniversary Season with GUYS and DOLLS in Concert4th Wall Theatre Opens 20th Anniversary Season with GUYS and DOLLS in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

4TH WALL THEATRE opens its 20th anniversary season with the Broadway classic, Guys and Dolls in concert. The show features music and lyrics by Frank Loesser and a book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows. The story is based on 'The Idyll of Miss Sarah Brown' and 'Blood Pressure' - two short stories by Damon Runyon, and also borrows characters and plot elements from other Runyon stories - most notably 'Pick the Winner.' The show has a limited run of September 30, and October 1, 2 at the Westminster Arts Center in Bloomfield. (more...)

4th Wall Theatre Opens 20th Anniversary Season with GUYS and DOLLS in Concert4th Wall Theatre Opens 20th Anniversary Season with GUYS and DOLLS in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

4TH WALL THEATRE opens its 20th anniversary season with the Broadway classic, Guys and Dolls in concert. The show features music and lyrics by Frank Loesser and a book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows. The story is based on 'The Idyll of Miss Sarah Brown' and 'Blood Pressure' - two short stories by Damon Runyon, and also borrows characters and plot elements from other Runyon stories - most notably 'Pick the Winner.' The show has a limited run of September 30, and October 1, 2 at the Westminster Arts Center in Bloomfield. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 9/25/2016Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 9/25/2016
by BWW - Sep 25, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/25/2016 for Dallas (more...)

Austin Playhouse Presents SILENT SKY by Lauren Gunderson, TodayAustin Playhouse Presents SILENT SKY by Lauren Gunderson, Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

At the dawn of modern astronomy, Henrietta Leavitt leaves her home and beloved sister to work in Harvard's male-driven observatory and map the night sky. She forms a new sisterhood with her fellow star "computers," Annie and Williamina, and begins to fall in love with her supervisor, Peter Shaw. As Henrietta makes a revolutionary discovery about where the Earth is in time and space, she must fight to be heard in a world where women's ideas are dismissed until men take credit for them. A celestial romance and a true story of determination, Silent Sky invites you to revel in the magic of the universe on this historic journey of love, family, feminism and science. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 9/18/2016Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 9/18/2016
by BWW - Sep 18, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/18/2016 for Dallas (more...)

BRIGHT STAR Choreographer Josh Rhodes to Helm GUYS AND DOLLS at The Old Globe Next SummerBRIGHT STAR Choreographer Josh Rhodes to Helm GUYS AND DOLLS at The Old Globe Next Summer
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

The Old Globe today announced the first production of its 2017 Summer Season: Guys and Dolls, a musical fable of Broadway. Based on the stories and characters by Damon Runyon, with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser and book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows, Guys and Dolls will be directed and choreographed by Josh Rhodes, returning to the Globe after the great successes of Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery, which he directed, and Bright Star, which he choreographed. (more...)

Asolo Rep's 2016-17 Season Single Tickets on Sale Next WeekAsolo Rep's 2016-17 Season Single Tickets on Sale Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

Asolo Rep's 2016-17 Season single ticket sales begin September 8 for subscribers and donors and October 1 for the general public. (more...)

4th Wall Theatre Opens 20th Anniversary Season with GUYS and DOLLS in Concert4th Wall Theatre Opens 20th Anniversary Season with GUYS and DOLLS in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

4TH WALL THEATRE opens its 20th anniversary season with the Broadway classic, Guys and Dolls in concert. The show features music and lyrics by Frank Loesser and a book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows. The story is based on 'The Idyll of Miss Sarah Brown' and 'Blood Pressure' - two short stories by Damon Runyon, and also borrows characters and plot elements from other Runyon stories - most notably 'Pick the Winner.' The show has a limited run of September 30, and October 1, 2 at the Westminster Arts Center in Bloomfield. (more...)

Asolo Rep's 2016-17 Season Single Tickets on Sale Next WeekAsolo Rep's 2016-17 Season Single Tickets on Sale Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

Asolo Rep's 2016-17 Season single ticket sales begin September 8 for subscribers and donors and October 1 for the general public. (more...)

Austin Playhouse Presents SILENT SKY by Lauren Gunderson, 9/23Austin Playhouse Presents SILENT SKY by Lauren Gunderson, 9/23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

At the dawn of modern astronomy, Henrietta Leavitt leaves her home and beloved sister to work in Harvard's male-driven observatory and map the night sky. She forms a new sisterhood with her fellow star "computers," Annie and Williamina, and begins to fall in love with her supervisor, Peter Shaw. As Henrietta makes a revolutionary discovery about where the Earth is in time and space, she must fight to be heard in a world where women's ideas are dismissed until men take credit for them. A celestial romance and a true story of determination, Silent Sky invites you to revel in the magic of the universe on this historic journey of love, family, feminism and science. (more...)

GUYS AND DOLLS Revival to End West End Run Four Months EarlyGUYS AND DOLLS Revival to End West End Run Four Months Early
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

In a statement released today, producers of the current West End revival of GUYS AND DOLLS have announced that the show will end its run at the Phoenix Theatre four months earlier than originally scheduled (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 7/21/16- GUYS AND DOLLSSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 7/21/16- GUYS AND DOLLS
by Stage Tube - Jul 21, 2016

Today in 1976, Guys and Dolls opened at the Broadway Theatre, where it ran for 239 performances. Guys and Dolls is a musical with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser and book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows. It is based on 'The Idyll of Miss Sarah Brown' and 'Blood Pressure', two short stories by Damon Runyon, and also borrows characters and plot elements from other Runyon stories, most notably 'Pick the Winner'. Premiering on Broadway in 1950, the original production ran for 1200 performances and won the Tony Award for Best Musical. The musical has had several Broadway revivals as well as West End productions. (more...)

Maggie's Little Theater to Close Season with GUYS & DOLLSMaggie's Little Theater to Close Season with GUYS & DOLLS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2016

Maggie's Little Theater, the resident theatre of the century-old St. Margaret's Parish Hall at 79th Place and Juniper Valley Road in Middle Village announces that Guys and Dolls will close its eighth season. Guys and Dolls, with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser and book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows is a classic of the American musical theatre. Guys and Dolls is based on stories and characters created by Damon Runyon. Step back in time to 1950s New York City in the newly-renovated and air-conditioned parish hall on July 16, 22, & 23 at 8:00pm or on July 17 & 24 at 2:30pm. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for seniors, and $12 for children 11 and under. Contact www.maggieslittletheater.org. (more...)

Utah Shakespeare Festival Will Feature Five Premieres in 2017 SeasonUtah Shakespeare Festival Will Feature Five Premieres in 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2016

At the end of a three-day celebration of the Utah Shakespeare Festival's 2016 season and the opening of the new Beverley Taylor Sorenson Center for the Arts Saturday night, the Festival's artistic directors shifted everybody's sights ahead, and drew more applause and excitement, when they announced the plays for the 2017 season. (more...)

Long Beach Playhouse Sets 88th Mainstage SeasonLong Beach Playhouse Sets 88th Mainstage Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

On September 24, the Long Beach Playhouse opens its 88th Mainstage Season. This year's season is a journey of self discovery, adventure, and fun. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Rebel Wilson Opening in GUYS AND DOLLSPhoto Flash: First Look at Rebel Wilson Opening in GUYS AND DOLLS
by Marianka Swain - Jul 5, 2016

Rebel Wilson has made her London stage debut in GUYS AND DOLLS at the Phoenix Theatre, where she appears as Miss Adelaide for a strictly limited run until August 21. The cast also features Simon Lipkin, Oliver Tompsett, Gavin Spokes and Siubhan Harrison. (more...)

Douglas Morrisson Theatre Sets 2016-17 SeasonDouglas Morrisson Theatre Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2016

The Douglas Morrisson Theatre (DMT) proudly announces the new 2016-2017 Season, including a world premiere and one regional premiere.  (more...)

BrightSide Theatre Sets 2016-17 SeasonBrightSide Theatre Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

Artistic Director Jeffrey Cass and Executive Director Julie Ann Kornak are proud to announce BrightSide Theatre's 2016-2017 Season - 'Season Six- Classic Broadway' - Disney's Beauty and the Beast, Moon Over Buffalo and Guys & Dolls. 'These three classic shows are recognized to be of the highest quality of their kind and will keep you entertained all season,' explains Executive Director Julie Ann Kornak. (more...)

Maggie's Little Theater to Close Season with GUYS & DOLLSMaggie's Little Theater to Close Season with GUYS & DOLLS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2016

Maggie's Little Theater, the resident theatre of the century-old St. Margaret's Parish Hall at 79th Place and Juniper Valley Road in Middle Village announces that Guys and Dolls will close its eighth season. Guys and Dolls, with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser and book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows is a classic of the American musical theatre. Guys and Dolls is based on stories and characters created by Damon Runyon. Step back in time to 1950s New York City in the newly-renovated and air-conditioned parish hall on July 16, 22, & 23 at 8:00pm or on July 17 & 24 at 2:30pm. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for seniors, and $12 for children 11 and under. Contact www.maggieslittletheater.org. (more...)

First Look at Rebel Wilson in GUYS AND DOLLS as Simon Lipkin Joins CastFirst Look at Rebel Wilson in GUYS AND DOLLS as Simon Lipkin Joins Cast
by Marianka Swain - Jun 15, 2016

GUYS AND DOLLS today announces that Simon Lipkin will be joining the West End cast for a limited time at the Phoenix Theatre to play the part of Nathan Detroit from Tuesday 28 June until Sunday 21 August 2016. He will play opposite the award-winning actor Rebel Wilson as Miss Adelaide. (more...)

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