GRINCH Merch, Subscriptions, And More Available Now At The Old Globe GRINCH Merch, Subscriptions, And More Available Now At The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2019

The Old Globe has some great ideas to simplify your holiday shopping this year! Might we suggest tickets? Season tickets or a gift certificate, or take your nearest and dearest to either of our great family-friendly holiday shows: our 22nd annual production of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, a San Diego multigenerational tradition, or the world premiere of Ebenezer Scrooge's BIG San Diego Christmas Show, both playing through December 29! Then head to the Globe's Helen Edison Gift Shop and choose from a fabulous assortment of theatrical and Seussian treasures to make your heart grow three sizesa?"and solve all your shopping crises. (more...)

Edgerton Foundation New Play Awards Announce Third Round of 2019 Recipients Edgerton Foundation New Play Awards Announce Third Round of 2019 Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2019

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, has announced the recipients of the third round of the 2019 Edgerton Foundation New Play Awards. The awards, totaling $415,000, allow 9 productions extra time for the development and rehearsal of new plays with the entire creative team, hoping to extend the life of the world premiere play after its first run.  (more...)

VIDEO: See The First Trailer For New Documentary FIDDLER: A MIRACLE OF MIRACLES VIDEO: See The First Trailer For New Documentary FIDDLER: A MIRACLE OF MIRACLES
by Stage Tube - Jun 12, 2019

The film by Max Lewkowicz tells the origin story behind one of Broadway's most beloved musicals, Fiddler on The Roof. (more...)

Old Globe Season Features World Premiere of ALMOST FAMOUS and More Old Globe Season Features World Premiere of ALMOST FAMOUS and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2019

The Old Globe's 2019–2020 Season includes three world premieres, five West Coast premieres, and a Tony Award–winning production of an American masterwork. (more...)

FIDDLER Doc Coming This Summer with Sheldon Harnick, Hal Prince, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Original Cast Members FIDDLER Doc Coming This Summer with Sheldon Harnick, Hal Prince, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Original Cast Members
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

Roadside Attractions and Samuel Goldwyn Films have co-acquired worldwide rights to Max Lewkowicz's FIDDLER: A MIRACLE OF MIRACLES. The documentary tells the story behind one of Broadway's most beloved musicals, Fiddler on The Roof and its creative roots in early 1960s New York. The film includes interviews with the show's Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning lyricist Sheldon Harnick, legendary producer Hal Prince, original cast members, such as Austin Pendleton, as well as rare archival footage of renowned choreographer Jerome Robbins. Further insights into the play's legacy and enduring influence come from new interviews with Broadway luminaries and cultural influencers including Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, Chaim Topol, Harvey Fierstein as well as famed authors Fran Lebowitz, Calvin Trillin and Nathan Englander. Roadside and Goldwyn will release FIDDLER: A MIRACLE OF MIRACLES in theatres this summer. (more...)

Jewish Museum Announces Winter/Spring 2019 Season of Public Programs Jewish Museum Announces Winter/Spring 2019 Season of Public Programs
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2019

The Jewish Museum launches its winter/spring 2019 season of public programs in January with lectures, panel discussions, adult studio workshops, and more. (more...)

New York Stage & Film's Annual Gala to Honor Patricia Wettig, Ken Olin, And Johanna Pfaelzer New York Stage & Film's Annual Gala to Honor Patricia Wettig, Ken Olin, And Johanna Pfaelzer
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2018

New York Stage and Film is thrilled to announce that its annual Winter Gala will honor playwright and Emmy award-winning actress Patricia Wettig (F2M, 'Brothers and Sisters,' 'thirtysomething') and Executive Producer/director/actor Ken Olin ('This Is Us,' 'Alias,' 'Brothers & Sisters,' 'thirtysomething'), and, in recognition for her years of dedication to New York Stage and Film, Artistic Director Johanna Pfaelzer, who is stepping down from her post at the end of the 2019 Powerhouse Summer Season. (more...)

Stroum Jewish Community Center Launches 2018/19 Arts+Ideas Season Performing Arts Lineup Stroum Jewish Community Center Launches 2018/19 Arts+Ideas Season Performing Arts Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

The Stroum Jewish Community Center is thrilled to announce its 2018/19 Arts+Ideas season lineup. Now in its fourth season, the Arts+Ideas stage at the J continues to bring world-class musicians, films, chefs, authors, theater, live podcast events, a film and now a new cultural festival to its home on Mercer Island and to venues and audiences around the Puget Sound. (more...)

Johanna Pfaelzer Named Artistic Director of Berkeley Repertory Theatre Johanna Pfaelzer Named Artistic Director of Berkeley Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

New York Stage and Film announced today that Artistic Director Johanna Pfaelzer will be stepping down from her longtime leadership position with the organization to become the new Artistic Director of Berkeley Repertory Theatre beginning September 1, 2019. (more...)

BEN BUTLER By Richard Strand Comes To Portland Stage BEN BUTLER By Richard Strand Comes To Portland Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

BEN BUTLER by Richard Strand begins Sep 25 through Oct 21, opens for reviewers Friday September 28, 2018. When a runaway slave demands sanctuary at a Union Army garrison, the General in charge is faced with moral quandary: follow the letter of the law, or make a game-changing move that could alter the course of US history? "…Part comedy, part historical drama and part biography… by turns sarcastic, droll and witty." NY Times (more...)

Scripps Presents Announces Fall 2018 Events Lineup Featuring Abbi... Scripps Presents Announces Fall 2018 Events Lineup Featuring Abbi...
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

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Cast, Creatives Complete for Chloe Sevigny-Led DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT at The New Group Cast, Creatives Complete for Chloe Sevigny-Led DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT at The New Group
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

The New Group has announced complete casting for the world premiere of Seth Zvi Rosenfeld's Downtown Race Riot, with Cristian DeMeo, David Levi, Moise Morancy, Daniel Oreskes, Sadie Scott, Daniel Sovich, and as previously announced, Chlo Sevigny. (more...)

Sweet Honey In The Rock, John Zorn, Ladysmith Black Mambazo and More Set for Symphony Space's 2017-18 Season Sweet Honey In The Rock, John Zorn, Ladysmith Black Mambazo and More Set for Symphony Space's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Symphony Space, one of New York's best-loved cultural destinations, is pleased to announce a new season of lively and diverse programming, running from October 2017 through June 2018. Returning this season are Projects conceived by Artistic Director Andrew Byrne, each uniting Symphony Space's multidisciplinary events around a shared theme. A month-by-month listing of featured events follows. (more...)

OFJCC Palo Alto presents Hollywood Actors, World Musicians, and More This Fall OFJCC Palo Alto presents Hollywood Actors, World Musicians, and More This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

The Oshman Family Jewish Community Center of Palo Alto proudly presents the stellar line-up for its Fall 2017-2018 Arts & Dialogues series, featuring world-renowned musicians, artists, and a host of fascinating thinkers, doers, and innovators. Beginning in September and continuing through December, the OFJCC will host spectacular performances from globally acclaimed instrumentalists such as Israeli cellist Amit Peled and Yeshiva University's The Maccabeats a cappella phenomena. The Jazz Giants series will have audience members swaying along to the mesmerizing sounds of trumpeter Avishai Cohen, and the infectious rhythms of multi-award-winning jazz pianist Kenny Barron. Families will love the whimsical and interactive Amazing Bubble Man, and the much-anticipated return of Opera for Families provides an enriching introduction to the art form for youth of all ages. In December, acclaimed actor Bill Murray will charm audiences with his unique brand of wit in a rare live performance with distinguished German cellist Jan Vogler, in a one-of-a-kind experience combining literature and classical music. (more...)

SMUT: AN UNSEEMLY STORY by Alan Bennett Comes to Z Below
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

SMUT: An Unseemly Story (The Greening of Mrs. Donaldson) by Alan Bennett Word for Word's first production of the 2017 Season, running May 13 - Jun 11  (previews May 10-12) with a press night on May 13 in the Z Below Theater in San Francisco. Alan Bennett is one of England's finest and wittiest writers who explores the uncomfortable and tragicomic gap between people's public appearance and their private desires in this tender and surprising story. Bennett is known for authoring a range of plays and screenplays including the plays: The History Boys (Tony 2006), Kafka's Dick, The Wind in The Willows,The Madness of George III and for film: The Lady in (more...)

Word for Word Announces First Production of the 2017 Season SMUT: An Unseemly Story
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

SMUT: An Unseemly Story (The Greening of Mrs. Donaldson) by Alan Bennett Word for Word's first production of the 2017 Season, running May 13 - Jun 11  (previews May 10-12) with a press night on May 13 in the Z Below Theater in San Francisco. Alan Bennett is one of England's finest and wittiest writers who explores the uncomfortable and tragicomic gap between people's public appearance and their private desires in this tender and surprising story. Bennett is known for authoring a range of plays and screenplays including the plays: The History Boys (Tony 2006), Kafka's Dick, The Wind in The Willows,The Madness of George III and for film: The Lady in (more...)

Starry PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE Opens Tonight at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

The Old Globe presents a revival of Steve Martin's clever and crowd-pleasing comedy hit Picasso at the Lapin Agile. (more...)

Philippe Bowgen, Donald Faison, Hal Linden, Justin Long, Luna Velez and More Tapped for PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for its revival of Steve Martin's clever and crowd-pleasing comedy hit Picasso at the Lapin Agile. (more...)

Philippe Bowgen, Donald Faison, Hal Linden, Justin Long, Luna Velez and More Tapped for PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for its revival of Steve Martin's clever and crowd-pleasing comedy hit Picasso at the Lapin Agile. (more...)

Robert Sean Leonard, Ken Ludwig, Josh Rhodes Slated for The Old Globe's 2017 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

The Old Globe today announced the remaining productions in its 2017 Summer Season, including a brand-new comedy, Ken Ludwig's Robin Hood!, and a Summer Shakespeare Festival lineup featuring Robert Sean Leonard in the title role of the towering history play Richard II, directed by Erica Schmidt. Shakespeare's exhilarating tragedy Hamlet follows, directed by Old Globe Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein, one of the leading American authorities on the works of Shakespeare. (more...)

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