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Greenhouse Theater Center Presents USE IT OR LOSE ITGreenhouse Theater Center Presents USE IT OR LOSE IT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Greenhouse Theater Center is pleased to present USE IT OR LOSE IT: An Evening of Short Plays About Your Rights, original works inspired by contemporary and historic legal battles the ACLU has fought on behalf of Americans' rights and freedoms (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 4, 2017BWW's On This Day - September 4, 2017
by - Sep 4, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 4 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 3, 2017BWW's On This Day - September 3, 2017
by - Sep 3, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 3 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Broadway Caricaturist Sam Norkin Subject of Online Exhibition This FallBroadway Caricaturist Sam Norkin Subject of Online Exhibition This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

Sam Norkin (1917-2011), who drew Broadway for decades, honoring opening nights with the caricature of a star or the entire company, most notably for the New York Daily News, is the subject of an online exhibition at Broadway Design Exchange, beginning now through November 19. (more...)

Combined Artform/WTFN Bring Back THE SECOND COMING OF KLAUS KINSKICombined Artform/WTFN Bring Back THE SECOND COMING OF KLAUS KINSKI
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

Combined Artform/WTFN are proud to bring back “THE SECOND COMING OF KLAUS KINSKI” (written & performed by Andrew Perez).  After an Encore Award-winning run at the 2017 Hollywood Fringe Festival, for which it was named “Best of the Fringe” by TVolution, “KINSKI” opens September 29for a 6-week run, now presented within a ceremonial Kinski sacrarium at The Blank's Second Stage Theatre, 6500 Santa Monica Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90038. (more...)

WITH LOVE AND A MAJOR ORGAN to Make West Coast Debut at Boston CourtWITH LOVE AND A MAJOR ORGAN to Make West Coast Debut at Boston Court
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

Boston Court will produce the West Coast premiere of With Love and a Major Organ. Written by Julia Lederer and directed by Jessica Kubzansky, the West Coast premiere will begin previews on September 28 with an October 7 opening. (more...)

Fountain Theatre's FREDDY World Premiere to Tell Story of '60s Avant-Garde HeroFountain Theatre's FREDDY World Premiere to Tell Story of '60s Avant-Garde Hero
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

A naive young woman falls under the spell of Fred Herko, a brilliant ballet dancer of extraordinary charisma and talent and a fiery denizen of Andy Warhol's Factory. (more...)

MARION BRIDGE Gets West Coast Premiere Next Week at Son of Semele TheaterMARION BRIDGE Gets West Coast Premiere Next Week at Son of Semele Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

SJB Productions presents the West Coast Premiere of 'Marion Bridge' by award-winning Canadian playwright Daniel MacIvor. The guest production runs September 8 through September 24 for a limited Los Angeles engagement at Son of Semele Theater in Los Angeles. (more...)

Tonya Pinkins to Lead World Premiere of TIME ALONE in Los AngelesTonya Pinkins to Lead World Premiere of TIME ALONE in Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

Belle Reve Theatre Company presents their inaugural production of Time Alone, a World Premiere by Alessandro Camon (Academy Award nominee 'The Messenger') starring Tony Award winner Tonya Pinkins (Jelly's Last Jam, Caroline or Change, ABC Scandal) and Alex Hernandez (Peter and the Starcatcher, Richard III NYC Public Theatre Mobile Unit), at Theatre 2, Los Angeles Theatre Center, 514 S Spring Street Los Angeles, September 30 to October 29 (Press Opening October 7). (more...)

THE LOVER and THE COLLECTION Double Bill Set for Shakespeare Theatre CompanyTHE LOVER and THE COLLECTION Double Bill Set for Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Building on the critical success of his 2011 production of Harold Pinter's Old Times, STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn will return to the British playwright's gripping realm of doubt and disquiet to direct a double bill of short plays. The Lover and The Collection will run from September 26-October 29 at the Lansburgh Theatre (450 7th Street NW). (more...)

The Sol Project Announces OEDIPUS EL REY, New Partner Theaters, and $100K GrantThe Sol Project Announces OEDIPUS EL REY, New Partner Theaters, and $100K Grant
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

The Sol Project, the new theater initiative dedicated to producing the work of Latinx playwrights, has announced the New York premiere of OEDIPUS EL REY by MacArthur Fellow Luis Alfaro, directed by longtime collaborator Chay Yew, the OBIE award-winning director. (more...)

Center Theatre Group Receives $100K Disney Musicals in Schools GrantCenter Theatre Group Receives $100K Disney Musicals in Schools Grant
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Center Theatre Group has been awarded a $100,000 grant from Disney to bring the Disney Musicals in Schools program to the Los Angeles area. (more...)

Review: In SO LONG BOULDER CITY, Jimmy Fowlie Hysterically Presents the Background Story of LA LA LAND'S Mia DolanReview: In SO LONG BOULDER CITY, Jimmy Fowlie Hysterically Presents the Background Story of LA LA LAND'S Mia Dolan
by Shari Barrett - Aug 19, 2017

From the award-winning Celebration Theatre, producers Nathan Frizzell and Tom DeTrinis, whose hilariously twisted minds brought you Go-Goy Boy Interrupted, comes the hilarious solo show SO LONG BOULDER CITY, a satire of the almost-Best Picture winner LA LA LAND. Its genesis began when co-writer/star Jimmy Fowlie and co-writer/director Jordan Black watched the movie and couldn't help but ask themselves what exactly about Mia's poorly-produced, designed and attended one-woman show in the movie was supposed to have launched her highly successful career? And since there was no definite answer to be found, the two created their own hysterical spin on the glorious mystery. (more...)

Berkeley Rep presents World Premiere of IMAGINARY COMFORTSBerkeley Rep presents World Premiere of IMAGINARY COMFORTS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

???????Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the world premiere of Imaginary Comforts, or The Story of the Ghost of the Dead Rabbit, written by Daniel Handler and directed by Tony Taccone. The new play begins previews on Thursday, October 5 and the show runs through Sunday, November 19. Individual tickets begin at $30 and can be purchased online at berkeleyrep.org or by phone, 510 647-2949. Press night will be on Thursday, October 12. (more...)

HARRY CLARKE and THIS LAND WAS MADE Complete Vineyard Theatre's 2017-18 SeasonHARRY CLARKE and THIS LAND WAS MADE Complete Vineyard Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce that the world premiere production of HARRY CLARKE by Obie Award winner David Cale (LILLIAN) and directed by Leigh Silverman (VIOLET) will be the first production of the 2017-2018 Season. (more...)

Podcast: West of Broadway Chats with Wendy Rosoff and Will Collyer about SOME LIKE IT HOT Musical, SUGAR in LA 9/24Podcast: West of Broadway Chats with Wendy Rosoff and Will Collyer about SOME LIKE IT HOT Musical, SUGAR in LA 9/24
by West of Broadway - Aug 17, 2017

On this episode of West of Broadway, Lara Scott and Will Armstrong are back from break and sitting down with Musical Theatre Guild members Will Collyer & Wendy Rosoff to discuss this remarkable organization and the work that goes behind producing their one night only musicals. (more...)

Funny, Tragic and Provocative New Play FIXED to Continue Echo Theater's 20th SeasonFunny, Tragic and Provocative New Play FIXED to Continue Echo Theater's 20th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

The Echo Theater Company continues its 20th Anniversary Season with a funny, tragic and provocative new play by Los Angeles' own Boni B. Alvarez. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsals for Paul Rudnick's New Play BIG NIGHT at the DouglasPhoto Flash: Inside Rehearsals for Paul Rudnick's New Play BIG NIGHT at the Douglas
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Rehearsals have begun for the world premiere of Paul Rudnick's new play 'Big Night.' Directed by Tony winner Walter Bobbie ('Chicago' and 'Bright Star'), 'Big Night' begins previews September 10, opens September 16 and continues through October 8, 2017, at Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Gitty Up, Partners! OWNZONES Network Launches BEST WESTERNS EVER On Amazon & RokuGitty Up, Partners! OWNZONES Network Launches BEST WESTERNS EVER On Amazon & Roku
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

The Western genre rides again thanks to a new SVOD channel being launched by OWNZONES Media Network. (more...)

MARION BRIDGE Set for West Coast Premiere at Son of Semele TheaterMARION BRIDGE Set for West Coast Premiere at Son of Semele Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

SJB Productions presents the West Coast Premiere of 'Marion Bridge' by award-winning Canadian playwright Daniel MacIvor. The guest production runs September 8 through September 24 for a limited Los Angeles engagement at Son of Semele Theater in Los Angeles. (more...)

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