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Northern Sky Theater Presents HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS Northern Sky Theater Presents HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019

After 12 years of performing its holiday show at the Gibraltar Town Hall, Northern Sky Theater announces the very first 'Home for the Holidays' to be held at their new Gould Theater. This year's concert will feature three talented performers: Eric Lewis, Katie Dahl, and Rich Higdon. The all-new concert for 2019 will play for six performances from December 27th through December 31st. (more...)

Repeat Show Announced For NANCY REDMAN At United Solo Festival Repeat Show Announced For NANCY REDMAN At United Solo Festival
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2019

NANCY REDMAN RETURNS - AGAIN - TO THE UNITED SOLO FESTIVAL as The Best Of The Festival's First Decade with a repeat performance of 'AT WIT'S END: A HOME FOR RETIRED COMICS'. (more...)

Artistic New Directions Celebrates 35th Season With Benefit At Triad Theatre Artistic New Directions Celebrates 35th Season With Benefit At Triad Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2019

It's Putting on the Ritz for ANDTheatre Company! Come as you are or in your best dress jeans and help ANDTheatre celebrate its 35th season with a benefit show at the Triad Theatre (158 West 72nd Street, NYC), Tuesday November 19th. All proceeds from the show go to AND's continuing classes, performances, and ongoing development of new and exciting work. It's Putting on the Ritz for ANDTheatre Company! (more...)

THE SECOND CITY To Present Two Performances At The Lincoln November 23 THE SECOND CITY To Present Two Performances At The Lincoln November 23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2019

There's a reason the biggest names in laughter all catapulted their careers at The Second City...it's been the funniest place on the planet since '59! Witness the next generation of comedy superstars put their spin on the legendary comedy company's greatest hits, re-booted and re-imagined for today. From sketch comedy to original songs to world-famous improv, The Second City is fresh, fast, and always spectacularly funny (more...)

Nancy Redman Returns To United Solo Festival Nancy Redman Returns To United Solo Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019

Actress/playwright/stand-up comedian Nancy Redman returns to the United Solo Theatre Festival with her new one-woman show At Wit's End: A Home for Retired Comics, directed by Bill Cosgriff, Saturday October 19 at 2 PM at Theatre Row, 410 West 42nd Street. Nancy is delighted to have as director of her new show the multi-talented Bill Cosgriff, an award winning playwright, actor, and director. Nancy's past three appearances on the United Solo Theatre Festival - the world's largest solo theatre festival currently in its 10th anniversary season - earned her three special awards. For her one-woman shows: The Doctor Is Not In and CLUTTER: I'm Saving My Life and It's Killing Me, she was honored with the Best Comedian Award. For her EMERGENCY A La Carte, she was named Best Stand-Up. (more...)

Musco Center Presents The Second City Tour: GREATEST HITS (VOL. 59), 10/16 Musco Center Presents The Second City Tour: GREATEST HITS (VOL. 59), 10/16
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2019

The classic Second City comedy sketches and original songs that launched generations of comedy legends have been re-booted and re-imagined for the company's current cast of future superstars in The Second City Tour: Greatest Hits (Vol. 59). The tour comes to Musco Center for the Arts for one night only, Wednesday, October 16, at 7:30pm. (more...)

Nancy Redman Returns to United Solo Festival October 19 Nancy Redman Returns to United Solo Festival October 19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2019

Actress/playwright/stand-up comedian Nancy Redman returns to the United Solo Theatre Festival with her new one-woman show At Wit's End: A Home for Retired Comics, directed by Bill Cosgriff, Saturday October 19 at 2 PM at Theatre Row, 410 West 42nd Street. (more...)

Massachusetts Premiere Of PIE Story Theatre Begins July 7 At WHAT Massachusetts Premiere Of PIE Story Theatre Begins July 7 At WHAT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2019

PIE Story Theatre debuted in Central Park in the summer of 1991. Now after a multitude of successful companies in New York, New Jersey, Chicago and Los Angeles, it makes its Massachusetts premiere at Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater and the Outer Cape beginning on July 7th at 3PM at the Larry Phillips Performance Pavilion. The program then tours the entire Outer Cape community with performances from Dennis to Provincetown at a variety of venues. All of the performances are free of charge. The current PIE Company is: Colby Bell, Alyssa Freeman, Terrence Rex Moos, Paige O'Connor and Aisling Sheahan. (more...)

 PIE Story Theatre Announces Massachusetts Premiere in Wellfleet PIE Story Theatre Announces Massachusetts Premiere in Wellfleet
by Sarah Hookey - Apr 23, 2019

This summer, Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater expands its family programming to include free performances of P.I.E. (Projects In Education) Story Theatre. PIE can be seen at venues including the Orleans Elementary School, Salt Pond Amphitheater in Eastham, Wellfleet & Truro Libraries, Wellfleet Preservation Hall, Wellfleet Farmer's Market, Provincetown Family Week, and Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater. (more...)

TRU Now Accepting Writer Submissions For How To Write A Musical That Works TRU Now Accepting Writer Submissions For How To Write A Musical That Works
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents How to Write a Musical That Works, part 1: The World and The Want, the first workshop in a 3-part series. One of the programs in TRU Beginnings: Opportunities for Early Development of New Work, it will take placeon Sunday, December 9, 2018. (more...)

Daughter Of Improv's First Family Launches Youth Theater Program In Los Angeles Daughter Of Improv's First Family Launches Youth Theater Program In Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2018

Aretha Sills, daughter of The Second City's founding director Paul Sills, and granddaughter of Viola Spolin, known as the mother of improvisational theater, is launching a youth theater program in Studio City on September 15. (more...)

The Second City's LOOK BOTH WAYS BEFORE TALKING Plays The Lincoln The Second City's LOOK BOTH WAYS BEFORE TALKING Plays The Lincoln
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2018

The Second City's latest sketch comedy and improv revue, Look Both Ways Before Talking, is an evening of wildly original, ever-daring, and truly hilarious scripted scenes, music, and improvisation chock full of social and political satire. Edgy, thought-provoking, and always spectacularly funny, The Second City is celebrating nearly six decades of producing cutting-edge, satirical revues and launching the careers of generation after generation of comedy's best and brightest. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Presents How To Write A Musical That Works Workshop #2: Conflict & Obstacles, 2/25 Theater Resources Unlimited Presents How To Write A Musical That Works Workshop #2: Conflict & Obstacles, 2/25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents the second workshop in the series How to Wrote a Musical That Works, Conflict & Obstacles, onSunday, February 25, 2018 from 10am - 6pm at NOLA Rehearsal Studio, 244 W 54th St., 5th floor, Studio 5. Submission fee is $10 for members, $20 for non-members. If accepted, it will be applied to a participation fee of $100 ($80 for TRU members). Those not selected will be invited and encouraged to attend the workshop as observers. The price is $55 ($35 for TRU members). Go to https://truonline.org/events/feedback-workshop-2-2018, click the link to download the application, fill it out, and email toTRUPlaySubmissions@gmail.com to sign up. If accepted, the workshop includes 2 seats for the entire day workshop as well as your presentation slot. Space is limited. Any additional attendees from the musical team (including music director, additional collaborators and cast members) who wish to observe the entire workshop must reserve in advance and will be charged $25 per person. (more...)

Rob Riley, William Dick, Deanna Dunagan, Mary Beth Fisher and More to Star in BLIND DATE at Goodman Theatre Rob Riley, William Dick, Deanna Dunagan, Mary Beth Fisher and More to Star in BLIND DATE at Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2018

Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev go head-to-head in Blind Date, a new play by Rogelio Martinez directed by Goodman Theatre Artistic Director Robert Falls. Today, Falls announced his cast for the world-premiere production, which features as characters some of the figures who shaped the political landscapes of the 1980s and beyond. (more...)

Rob Riley, William Dick, Deanna Dunagan, Mary Beth Fisher and More to Star in BLIND DATE at Goodman Theatre Rob Riley, William Dick, Deanna Dunagan, Mary Beth Fisher and More to Star in BLIND DATE at Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev go head-to-head in Blind Date, a new play by Rogelio Martinez directed by Goodman Theatre Artistic Director Robert Falls. Today, Falls announced his cast for the world-premiere production, which features as characters some of the figures who shaped the political landscapes of the 1980s and beyond. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Welcomes Liza Prijatel Thors as Vice President of Communications Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Welcomes Liza Prijatel Thors as Vice President of Communications
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) has announced the appointment of Liza Prijatel Thors as Vice President of Communications. (more...)

Tickets On Sale Now for OFF BROADWAY ON FLORA Tickets On Sale Now for OFF BROADWAY ON FLORA
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2017

The nonprofit AT&T Performing Arts Center announced today that tickets for the 2018 Off Broadway on Flora season are on sale now! The Off Broadway On Flora season will feature a diverse range of shows ranging from immersive theatre to improv comedy to searing satire, many of which have enjoyed sold-out success in New York, Chicago and London. (more...)

The Second City's CURE FOR THE COMMON COMEDY Coming to Bomhard Theater The Second City's CURE FOR THE COMMON COMEDY Coming to Bomhard Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2017

The Kentucky Center will present The Second City's 'Cure for the Common Comedy' today, November 10, 2017 at 8 p.m. at The Kentucky Center - Bomhard Theater. (more...)

The Second City's CURE FOR THE COMMON COMEDY Coming to Bomhard Theater The Second City's CURE FOR THE COMMON COMEDY Coming to Bomhard Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

The Kentucky Center will present The Second City's 'Cure for the Common Comedy' on Friday, November 10, 2017 at 8 p.m. at The Kentucky Center - Bomhard Theater. (more...)

THE SECOND CITY Comes to Boulder Theater 2/19 THE SECOND CITY Comes to Boulder Theater 2/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Tired of looking over your shoulder before telling a funny story that might upset grandpa? Or are you still rebounding from that joke he told at your wedding? Why stress!? Let The Second City take all the risk while you sit back and laugh at our latest sketch comedy and improv revue, LOOK BOTH WAYS BEFORE TALKING, coming to the Boulder Theater. We'll put our signature spin on the things you wish you could bring up in mixed company--just be careful who you share them with when you head back to the office! (more...)

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