Sidney Berger, University of Houston Director and Shakespeare Festival Founder to Retire After 4 Decades
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2009

For four decades, Sidney Berger helped aspiring stage stars rise from the University of Houston's School of Theatre & Dance and ascend to professional heights. Some headed to Hollywood while others made their way to regional stages and classrooms. No matter where they went, Berger viewed each of his students as shining products of theater education at its finest. (more...)

'bobrauschenbergamerica' to Be Performed Feb. 20 - Mar. 1 at University of Houston
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2009

Artist Bob Rauschenberg presented new ways of looking at life, the world and the United States through groundbreaking collages - 'Combines' - that incorporated everyday objects and assorted images of people, places and things. Random at times, and deliberate at others, each collection of items told a host of stories within a single canvas (more...)

See The US Through Collages In BOBRAUSCHENBERGAMERICA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2009

Artist Bob Rauschenberg presented new ways of looking at life, the world and the United States through groundbreaking collages - 'Combines' - that incorporated everyday objects and assorted images of people, places and things. Random at times, and deliberate at others, each collection of items told a host of stories within a single canvas. Thanks to playwright Charles L. Mee, the artist's spirited, yet unconventional, vision was transplanted to a theater setting by New York's SITI Company in 'bobrauschenbergamerica' in 2001. Soon, Houstonians will have the opportunity to experience this unique stage production when it is presented by the University of Houston's School of Theatre & Dance. (more...)

BWW TV STAGE TUBE: '33 VARIATIONS' Star Jane Fonda on NBC's The Today Show
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 17, 2009

33 Variations' star Jane Fonda appeared on NBC's 'Today Show' on Monday morning. BWW TV's STAGE TUBE is pleased to bring you Meredith Vieira's interview with Jane Fonda. (more...)

33 Variations Star Jane Fonda to Appear on 'Today Show' Feb. 16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2009

Jane Fonda, star of 33 VARIATIONS, will conduct a live interview with Meredith Vieira, on NBC?s ?Today Show? on Monday, February 16th between 8:00-9:00AM on channel 4. Tune in to hear Jane discuss her return to Broadway after a 46 year absence. (more...)

33 Variations Star Jane Fonda to Appear on 'Today Show' Feb. 16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2009

Jane Fonda, star of 33 VARIATIONS, will conduct a live interview with Meredith Vieira, on NBC?s ?Today Show? on Monday, February 16th between 8:00-9:00AM on channel 4. Tune in to hear Jane discuss her return to Broadway after a 46 year absence. (more...)

33 VARIATIONS Starring Fonda Begins Previews 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2009

Oscar & Emmy Award winning screen legend JANE FONDA will return to Broadway in MOISES KAUFMAN's 33 VARIATIONS. Performances begin on Monday, February 9th, 2009 at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre (230 West 49th Street). The official opening will be Monday, March 9th, 2009. The engagement will play through May 24th, 2009. The play marks Fonda's first time on Broadway in 46 years. (more...)

Jane Fonda Launches New Website And Blog
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2009

Jane Fonda's official website was launched this week. Visit www.JaneFonda.com to read Fonda's personal blog, view photos and learn about the new play 33 VARIATIONS. Jane Fonda returns to the New York stage after a 46 year absence. 33 VARIATIONS, written and directed by Mois?s Kaufman, begins previews this Monday, February 9th on Broadway at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre. On www.JaneFonda.com, Fonda discusses everything from the challenges of the rehearsal process, to missing her father, Henry Fonda. The New York Times has said that her blog is 'relatively unguarded for a celebrity blog.' Visit the blog daily to read new entries and see the world through the eyes of Jane Fonda. (more...)

Colin Hanks, Samantha Mathis & More Join Fonda in 33 VARIATIONS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2009

Producer David Binder announced today additional casting and the design team for the upcoming Broadway production of Mois?s Kaufman's 33 VARIATIONS starring Oscar & Emmy Award winning actress Jane Fonda.Rehearsals began for the cast including Jane Fonda (Katherine Brandt), Samantha Mathis (ClaraBrandt), Colin Hanks (Mike Clark), Zach Grenier (Beethoven), Don Amendolia (Anton Diabelli), Susan Kellerman (Dr. Gertie Ladenburger), Erik Steele (Anton Schindler) and Diane Walsh (Pianist). (more...)

Alley Theatre Presents 'MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION' 1/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2009

Shaw's ultimate test of a mother-daughter relationship is one of his most enduring and provocative plays. Kitty Warren has worked hard to provide the comfortable upbringing she never had for her daughter Vivie. Now that Vivie is about to embark on her own career, her mother decides that it is time for the feminist daughter to finally learn the truth about her mother's profession. Recommended for general audiences. (more...)

Alley Theatre Presents 'MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION' 1/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2009

Shaw's ultimate test of a mother-daughter relationship is one of his most enduring and provocative plays. Kitty Warren has worked hard to provide the comfortable upbringing she never had for her daughter Vivie. Now that Vivie is about to embark on her own career, her mother decides that it is time for the feminist daughter to finally learn the truth about her mother's profession. Recommended for general audiences. (more...)

Baltimore/Washington Backstage - April 25, 2008
by Charles Shubow - Apr 28, 2008

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Baltimore/Washington Backstage - April 7, 2008
by Charles Shubow - Apr 7, 2008

With apologies for a little self-promotion, I will be a guest on 'Mid-Day with Dan Rodricks' radio program between 1-2 p.m. (WYPR-FM, 88.1) on Tuesday, April 8, 2008 for a discussion on theater coming this spring to the Baltimore/Washington area and Broadway. You can access the program live on www.wypr.org or for about a month after the program on the WYPR web site. I hope to hear from many of my readers. You may call during the program at 410-662-8780 or long-distance at 866-661-9309. (more...)

Arena Stage Presents Miller's 'Salesman' & 'View from the Bridge' in Rep
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2008

Arena Stage will present the Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece Death of a Salesman and A View from the Bridge in rotating repertory as a salute to one of America's best playwrights, Arthur Miller. (more...)

Arena Stage Announces 'Downstairs New Play Reading Series'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2007

The Arena Stage announces the Downstairs New Play Reading Series 2007/08 schedule. (more...)

Peil, Odeh, Etc. Set for Kaufman's 33 Variations in D.C.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2007

Arena Stage opens its 57th season with the world premiere of 33 Variations, a new drama written and directed by Mois├ęs Kaufman. (more...)

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