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The Wallis Extends JACKIE UNVEILED & Adds Second Chita Rivera Show Photo The Wallis Extends JACKIE UNVEILED & Adds Second Chita Rivera Show
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts announces an extension for Jackie Unveiled and the addition of a second show for Broadway @ The Wallis -- Chita Rivera with Seth Rudetsky.

BWW Review: THE HOT LIST! What's Hot on Stage Now Photo BWW Review: THE HOT LIST! What's Hot on Stage Now
by Ellen Dostal - Mar 6, 2018

What made the Hot List? A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE at Theatre @ Boston Court, ALLEGIANCE by East West Players at the Aratani Theatre downtown, A WALK IN THE WOODS at Actors Co-op, and JACKIE UNVEILED at The Wallis. Check out the latest buzz below and go see a show! Reviews by BWW Sr. Editor Ellen Dostal (LADCC).

BWW Review: Saffron Burrows is Jackie Kennedy in JACKIE UNVEILED Photo BWW Review: Saffron Burrows is Jackie Kennedy in JACKIE UNVEILED
by Ellen Dostal - Mar 4, 2018

In Act 1 of JACKIE UNVEILED, Tom Dugan's new solo play about Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, she repeats a single phrase over and over. 'I'm no good alone.' The chain smoking, alcohol indulging former first lady has just learned that her brother-in-law (and secret lover) Bobby Kennedy has been assassinated. Now, in the wee hours of the morning, she is distraught.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/17/2018
by - Feb 17, 2018

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 2/17/2018.

MOZART IN THE JUNGLE's Saffron Burrows to Star as 'Jackie O' in World Premiere at The Photo MOZART IN THE JUNGLE's Saffron Burrows to Star as 'Jackie O' in World Premiere at The Wallis
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

Hailed as an icon of style, grace and strength, Jacqueline Jackie Kennedy Onassis was known for her alluring mystery and piercing sensuality. Much has been written and said about America's most famous First Lady. However, one detail usually omitted from the story is that she was human. Award-winning playwright Tom Dugan's one-woman drama Jackie Unveiled starring Saffron Burrows (Amazon's Mozart in the Jungle ) dares to peek behind the fa ade of America's most private public figure.

Rubicon Theatre Company presents CHARLES DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL Photo Rubicon Theatre Company presents CHARLES DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017

Rubicon Theatre Company kicks off its 20th Anniversary Season with the return of the critically-acclaimed holiday hit CHARLES DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL. Broadway, TV and film veterans Peter Van Norden (RTC's Taking Sides, Copenhagen) and Emmy Award-winner Joe Spano ( NCIS, RTC's Bucky) reprise their roles as Scrooge and Marley, respectively, in this innovative telling of Dickens' timeless tale of transformation and redemption. Adapted by Producing Artistic Director Karyl Lynn Burns and directed by Brian McDonald, the 27-member cast features many of the same actors from the original production that earned a Critic's Pick in the Los Angeles Times and rave reviews from Ventura County Star, CASA Magazine, VIDA Magazine and the Ventura Breeze. This imaginative version of Dickens' novella offers a revealing portrait of the yearning, lost child inside the cold-hearted miserly man. Actors perform in the storytelling style of the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Nicholas Nickleby, playing characters, animals even dressing gowns and doors! CHARLES DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL opens in Ventura on Saturday, December 9at 7:00 p.m. followed by an after-party at Rhumb Line Restaurant. Low-priced previews are December 6-8. The show runs Todays through Sundays through December 23.

Winter @ The Wallis Returns In 2018 With 18 Great Dance, Music & Theater Events Photo Winter @ The Wallis Returns In 2018 With 18 Great Dance, Music & Theater Events
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2017

The 2017/18 season of world-class dance, music and theater continues as the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts (The Wallis) presents its third annual Winter @ The Wallis series. This year, Winter @ The Wallis programming grows to eighteen events to be performed in the Bram Goldsmith Theater and the intimate Lovelace Studio Theater, beginning on Saturday, January 6 with the classical music duo, violinist Sarah Chang and pianist Julio Elizalde. Other highlights include: The Wallis debut of the L.A.-based dance company Lula Washington Dance Theatre; a weekend celebrating the great jazz legend Arturo Sandoval along with other local jazz artists; the modern music collective wild Up under the baton of founder Christopher Rountree; the return of the innovative United Kingdom-based theater company Kneehigh with The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk; and the world premiere of Tom Dugan's Jackie Unveiled.

John Tufts to Star in I AM MY OWN WIFE at Laguna Playhouse This January Photo John Tufts to Star in I AM MY OWN WIFE at Laguna Playhouse This January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2017

Laguna Playhouse has announced the fourth show in the Laguna Playhouse 97th season, I AM MY OWN WIFE, written by Doug Wright and directed by Jenny Sullivan and starring John Tufts.

Rubicon Theatre Company presents CHARLES DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL Photo Rubicon Theatre Company presents CHARLES DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2017

Rubicon Theatre Company kicks off its 20th Anniversary Season with the return of the critically-acclaimed holiday hit CHARLES DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL. Broadway, TV and film veterans Peter Van Norden (RTC's Taking Sides, Copenhagen) and Emmy Award-winner Joe Spano ( NCIS, RTC's Bucky) reprise their roles as Scrooge and Marley, respectively, in this innovative telling of Dickens' timeless tale of transformation and redemption. Adapted by Producing Artistic Director Karyl Lynn Burns and directed by Brian McDonald, the 27-member cast features many of the same actors from the original production that earned a Critic's Pick in the Los Angeles Times and rave reviews from Ventura County Star, CASA Magazine, VIDA Magazine and the Ventura Breeze. This imaginative version of Dickens' novella offers a revealing portrait of the yearning, lost child inside the cold-hearted miserly man. Actors perform in the storytelling style of the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Nicholas Nickleby, playing characters, animals even dressing gowns and doors! CHARLES DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL opens in Ventura on Saturday, December 9at 7:00 p.m. followed by an after-party at Rhumb Line Restaurant. Low-priced previews are December 6-8. The show runs Wednesdays through Sundays through December 23.

Justin Lemieux Wins 'Best Emerging Actor' for WARM SODA at United Solo Photo Justin Lemieux Wins 'Best Emerging Actor' for WARM SODA at United Solo
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

Awards were announced at the Gala held on Sunday, November 19, 2017 at Theatre Row in New York, following the festival's conclusion. Many artists were recognized with awards for their achievements in the art of solo performance.

Memory Play WARM SODA Comes to United Solo Fest Photo Memory Play WARM SODA Comes to United Solo Fest
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Justin Lemieux, a Dallas-based actor and writer, will present his original solo performance piece Warm Soda, directed by Dallas director and composer Jake Nice, as part of the United Solo Fest on September 20, 2017.

The Wallis Announces 2017-18 Season; L.A. Dance Project Becomes Company-In-Residence
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts (The Wallis) announced today the 2017/18 season, which features 250 performances delivering groundbreaking produced and presented works in dance, music and theater from locally, nationally and internationally renowned artists and companies.

WIESENTHAL Canceled at Wyly Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Due to a malfunction of the fire suppression system in the Wyly Theatre affecting its mainstage, Potter Rose Performance Hall, the Wiesenthal presentations (part of the AT&T Performing Arts Center Off Broadway On Flora series) scheduled for April 6-8 have been canceled.

Tom Dugan to Present Workshop Reading of New Work at Theatre Too
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Ahead of his performance in his critically-acclaimed one-man show Wiesenthal at the AT&T Performing Arts Center, Tom Dugan will perform a free workshop of his latest play, Jackie, What's Past is Prologue, in Theatre Three's downstairs studio space Theatre Too on Monday, April 3 at 7:30 p.m. The play is set for a world premiere in Beverly Hills in February 2018.

The Critically-Acclaimed, Innovative Holiday Hit Returns to Rubicon CHARLES DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2016

 Last season's critically acclaimed, World Premiere hit CHARLES DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL returns to Rubicon Theatre Company this holiday season with Broadway, TV and film veterans Peter Van Norden (RTC's Copenhagen) and Joe Spano ("NCIS," RTC's Bucky) reprising their roles in this innovative retelling of the classic. Adapted by Producing Artistic Director Karyl Lynn Burns and directed byBrian McDonald, the 25-member cast features many of the same actors from the original production that earned a "Critic's Choice" in the Los Angeles Times and rave reviews from Ventura County Star, CASA Magazine, VIDA Magazine and the Ventura Breeze. Presented as a play with music, this dynamic and compelling stage version is highly theatrical. Actors narrate at various times, play multiple characters, sing and contribute to the soundscape for the production in the style of the Royal Shakespeare Company's landmark production of The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby. CHARLES DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL opens in Ventura on Today, December 10 at 7:00 p.m. followed by an after-party at Rhumb Line Restaurant. Low-priced previews are December 7-9. The show runs Wednesdays through Sundays through December 24.

Kravis Center Kicks Off 2017 with an Amazing Array of Concerts & Shows in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts continues its star-packed 25th anniversary season in January 2017 with more than two-dozen amazing productions from a Broadway smash hit to comedy superstars, from musical legends to fascinating lectures.

WEISENTHAL Riveting One-Act Theatrical Performance Presented at the Grand
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

The Grand 1894 Opera House presents writer and actor Tom Dugan in the one-act, off-Broadway theatrical performance, Wiesenthal, on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 8pm.

The Critically-Acclaimed, Innovative Holiday Hit Returns to Rubicon CHARLES DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

 Last season's critically acclaimed, World Premiere hit CHARLES DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL returns to Rubicon Theatre Company this holiday season with Broadway, TV and film veterans Peter Van Norden (RTC's Copenhagen) and Joe Spano ("NCIS," RTC's Bucky) reprising their roles in this innovative retelling of the classic. Adapted by Producing Artistic Director Karyl Lynn Burns and directed byBrian McDonald, the 25-member cast features many of the same actors from the original production that earned a "Critic's Choice" in the Los Angeles Times and rave reviews from Ventura County Star, CASA Magazine, VIDA Magazine and the Ventura Breeze. Presented as a play with music, this dynamic and compelling stage version is highly theatrical. Actors narrate at various times, play multiple characters, sing and contribute to the soundscape for the production in the style of the Royal Shakespeare Company's landmark production of The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby. CHARLES DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL opens in Ventura on Saturday, December 10 at 7:00 p.m. followed by an after-party at Rhumb Line Restaurant. Low-priced previews are December 7-9. The show runs Wednesdays through Sundays through December 24.

World Premiere of ON THE RAILS Begins Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Algonquin Theater Productions and Jason Hewitt welcome Lindsay Nicole Chambers (Lysistrata Jones, Legally Blonde, Hairspray), Mel Johnson Jr. (Jekyll & Hyde, Hot Feet, The Lion King, Big Deal, The Rink, Eubie!, On the Twentieth Century), and James Ludwig (Spamalot, Little Shop of Horrors) for the world premiere of ON THE RAILS, a new musical with book by Tony Sportiello (Second Chance, National Pastime), music and lyrics by Al Tapper (Sessions, An Evening at the Carlyle), arrangements and musical direction by David Wolfson, and directed by Misti B. Wills (In Search of Euphoria).

Breaking: Lindsay Nicole Chambers, Mel Johnson Jr. and James Ludwig Join the World Premiere of ON THE RAILS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Algonquin Theater Productions and Jason Hewitt have announced Broadway actors Lindsay Nicole Chambers (Lysistrata Jones, Legally Blonde, Hairspray), Mel Johnson Jr. (Jekyll & Hyde, Hot Feet, The Lion King, Big Deal, The Rink, Eubie!, On the Twentieth Century), and James Ludwig (Spamalot, Little Shop of Horrors) have joined the cast of the world premiere of ON THE RAILS, a new musical with book by Tony Sportiello (Second Chance, National Pastime), music and lyrics by Al Tapper (Sessions, An Evening at the Carlyle), arrangements and musical direction by David Wolfson, and directed by Misti B. Wills (In Search of Euphoria).

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