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Music, Musicals, Art and More Slated for The Grand's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

As a premier entertainment showplace for acclaimed international stars, iconic American artists, and celebrated regional performers, The Grand 1894 Opera House continues to produce an annual performing arts season that delivers 'living in the moment' entertainment experiences that capture the imagination of its audiences. Its 2016-2017 Performing Arts Season will include many such memorable events.

Photo Flash: First Look at Rubicon Theatre Company's CLARENCE DARROW, Now Open
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2016

Rubicon Theatre Co-Founder James O'Neil, who became Artistic Director Emeritus last year to develop new works for commercial production as President of Off-Broadway Across America, returns to the Rubicon stage later this month as an actor. Beginning May 25, O'Neil plays one of the most intriguing and controversial characters of 19th- and 20th-century America in David Rintels' compelling one-man play Clarence Darrow. Clarence Darrow began performances on Wednesday, May 25, opened on Saturday, May 28 at 7pm and will continue through Sunday, June 12 at the Rubicon Theatre, 1006 E. Main Street in Ventura. Check out photos from the production below!

James O'Neil to Star in CLARENCE DARROW at Rubicon Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

Rubicon Theatre Co-Founder James O'Neil, who became Artistic Director Emeritus last year to develop new works for commercial production as President of Off-Broadway Across America, returns to the Rubicon stage later this month as an actor.

Rubicon Theatre Extends THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE Through March 26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

Rubicon Theatre Company is thrilled to announce that its critically acclaimed American premiere of THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE by Jethro Compton, adapted from the short story by Dorothy M. Johnson that also inspired the legendary John Ford 1962 film, will extend through Saturday, March 26 at the Rubicon Theatre, 1006 E. Main Street in Ventura. THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE is a classic tale of love, honor, ambition and revenge set against the backdrop of the American West.

BUYER AND CELLAR, FINDING DR. RUTH & More Set for Penguin Rep's 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

Penguin Rep Theatre, under the leadership of founding artistic director Joe Brancato and executive director Andrew M. Horn, announces its 2016 season, the professional Equity company's 39th at its home in Stony Point (Rockland County), New York, a season filled with current and controversial subject matter.

Rubicon Theatre's U.S. Debut of THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2016

Rubicon Theatre Company's 2015-2016 season continues with the American premiere of THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE by Jethro Compton. Adapted from the short story by Dorothy M. Johnson that also inspired the legendary John Ford 1962 film, THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE is a classic tale of love, honor, ambition and revenge set against the backdrop of the American West.

Rubicon Theatre to Stage U.S. Debut of THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

Rubicon Theatre Company's 2015-2016 season continues with the American premiere of THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE by Jethro Compton. Adapted from the short story by Dorothy M. Johnson that also inspired the legendary John Ford 1962 film, THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE is a classic tale of love, honor, ambition and revenge set against the backdrop of the American West.

WIESENTHAL to Play 710 Main Theatre, 3/17-20
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

710 Main Theatre presents Wiesenthal; the award-winning play written by and starring Tom Dugan. 

Rubicon Theatre Company to Stage World Premiere Adaptation of Charles Dickens' A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2015

Rubicon Theatre celebrates the holidays with the company's first presentation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, a World Premiere adaptation written by Producing Artistic Director Karyl Lynn Burns and directed by Brian McDonald. Rubicon's A Christmas Carol features a 24-member cast (the largest ensemble since the company's production of Fiddler on the Roof and the largest ever for a play).

BWW Review: Tom Dugan Thoroughly Inhabits the World-Renowned Nazi Hunter in WIESENTHAL
by Shari Barrett - Nov 2, 2015

WIESENTHAL tells the powerful true story of Simon Wiesenthal, often called the "Jewish James Bond," a Holocaust survivor who, after cheating death at the hands of Hitler's S.S., spent his life bringing to justice the most notorious war criminals in human history. This provocative solo performance, written and performed by Tom Dugan and directed by Jenny Sullivan, is an uplifting and highly entertaining one-man show that unfolds like a gripping spy thriller, telling how Wiesenthal devoted his life to bringing more than 1,100 Nazi war criminals to justice after WW II.

WIESENTHAL to Run 10/23-11/8 at The Wallis
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

Wiesenthal, the critically acclaimed Off-Broadway production based on the life of Simon Wiesenthal, kicks off The Wallis' 2015-16 theater season in the Lovelace Studio Theater.  This provocative solo performance is written and performed by Tom Dugan and directed by Jenny Sullivan. Beginning Fri, Oct 23, Wiesenthal will run for 17performances only.  Opening night is Sat, Oct 24 at 8pm. 

Twyla Tharp, CITY OF CONVERSATION, Israel Philharmonic and More Set for The Wallis Center's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2015

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts (The Wallis -- Tania Camargo, Managing Director; Patricia Wolff, Interim Artistic Director; James D'Asaro, Interim Producing Director) announce Artistic Advisors and programming for the 2015-2016 Season, opening October 1-3 with Twyla Tharp: a 50th Anniversary Celebration, a program of new work by Ms. Tharp, co-commissioned by The Wallis (in partnership with the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, The Joyce Theatre, Ravina Festival Association & Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University and Texas International Theatrical Arts Society).

Blythe Danner to Host Season 2 of THIRTEEN's THEATER CLOSE-UP, Premiering Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2015

THIRTEEN will once again present a selection of provocative and entertaining Off-Broadway plays, captured live on-stage, in THIRTEEN's signature 'up-close' style.

SPRING AWAKENING, The Wallis' First Broadway Transfer, Opens This Sunday in NY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2015

SPRING AWAKENING which recently completed an extended, critically-acclaimed engagement at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Los Angeles opens on Broadway, for a limited run at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre this Sunday, Sept 27.

WIESENTHAL to Run 10/23-11/8 at The Wallis
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2015

Wiesenthal, the critically acclaimed Off-Broadway production based on the life of Simon Wiesenthal, kicks off The Wallis' 2015-16 theater season in the Lovelace Studio Theater.  This provocative solo performance is written and performed by Tom Dugan and directed by Jenny Sullivan. Beginning Fri, Oct 23, Wiesenthal will run for 17performances only.  Opening night is Sat, Oct 24 at 8pm. 

Blythe Danner to Host Season 2 of THIRTEEN's THEATER CLOSE-UP, Premiering 10/1
by TV News Desk - Sep 11, 2015

THIRTEEN will once again present a selection of provocative and entertaining Off-Broadway plays, captured live on-stage, in THIRTEEN's signature 'up-close' style.

United Solo Special Award Nominees Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

The world's largest solo theatre festival announced the nominees for the United Solo Special Award. Now in its sixth year, the Festival honors performers who have made outstanding contributions to solo theatre. Previous award winners include Anna Deavere Smith, Patti LuPone, John Leguizamo, Fiona Shaw, and Billy Crystal.

HAMILTON and More Win Big at 60th Annual Drama Desk Awards- ALL the Winners!
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2015

For the first time since 1983 with LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, an Off-Broadway musical, HAMILTON, has won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Musical! Check out all the winners below!

2014-15 Outer Critics Circle Awards Gala Held Tonight at Sardi's; 'CURIOUS INCIDENT' Among Winners
by BWW Special Coverage - May 21, 2015

Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers and commentators for media covering New York theatre, recognizes its award winners for the 2014-15 season in 24 categories today, May 21st at 4PM at the legendary Sardi's Restaurant. 

LOVE LETTERS, AVENUE Q & More Set for 710 Main Theatre's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

710 Main Theatre presents the 2015 - 16 Frey Electric Construction Co. Season.  The exciting season features a diverse mix of programming including collaborations with two local theatre companies, two Off-Broadway productions and one show that ran on Broadway during the 2014-15 Season!  THREE OF THIS SEASON'S OFFERINGS WERE WRITTEN BY BUFFALO PLAYWRIGHTS:  Laura Pedersen "For Heaven's Sake!" with the story also set in Buffalo, and two plays by Buffalo's own A.R. Gurney:  "Sylvia" and "Love Letters." 

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