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Cincinnati Opera Announces Reimagined 2021 Summer Festival  SUMMER AT SUMMIT Photo Cincinnati Opera Announces Reimagined 2021 Summer Festival SUMMER AT SUMMIT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2021

Cincinnati Opera will return to the outdoors for its reimagined 2021 Summer Festival, Summer at Summit. The season will take place July 11-31 at Summit Park, located in the heart of Blue Ash, Ohio, and will feature internationally renowned artists, the Cincinnati Opera Chorus, and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for May 2, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 2, 2017

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for May 2, 2017 - we hope you're ready for the Tony Awards nominations being announced this morning at 7:30 a.m. God's time (which is also Nashville's time, aka daylight saving time) and pondering the musical question: What the hell goes into picking a season's worth of shows for local theatre companies? Sure, we presume it has something to do with selling tickets, enlightening their audiences and testing their artistic limits, but we sometimes fear it's for reason for too pedestrian for us to consider and far too plebeian for our tender psyches to even ponder…

Mint Theater Company to Hold 'Further Reading' of WATERS OF THE MOON
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

Mint Theater Company will present a one-night "Further Reading" of Waters of the Moon by N.C. Hunter on Monday August 15th (7pm) at The Beckett Theatre at Theatre Row (home to Mint's current production, Hunter's A Day By The Sea, opening August 25).

Photo Flash: First Look at Geva Theatre's A MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

A classic drama by America's only Nobel Prize-winning playwright continues the 2015-2016 ESL Wilson Stage Series as Geva Theatre Center presents A MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN by Eugene O'Neill and directed by Ben Barnes in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage now through April 24, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

VIDEO FLASHBACK: MY FAIR LADY Opens On Broadway Sixty Years Ago Tonight
by Michael Dale - Mar 15, 2016

Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Lowe's superb mixture of acerbic wit and lilting romance remain's one of Broadway's greatest musicals.

Geva to Continue Season with Co-Production of A MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 14, 2016

A classic drama by America's only Nobel Prize-winning playwright continues the 2015-2016 ESL Wilson Stage Series as Geva Theatre Center presents A Moon for the Misbegotten by Eugene O'Neill and directed by Ben Barnes in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from March 29 through April 24.

FLASH FRIDAY: MY FAIR LADY's Loverly Journey From Stage To Screen
by Michael Dale - Oct 16, 2015

Celebrate the storied history of this classic stage musical, whose screen version is being released in a breathtaking new restoration.

BUYER & CELLAR, Starring David Turner, Begins Tonight at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2015

The Old Globe recently announced that due to ticket demand, the hilarious Buyer & Cellar, which starts previews tonight, April 4, will now play through Sunday, May 10! Broadway veteran David Turner (On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, Arcadia, Sunday in the Park with George) will star in Jonathan Tolins's (The Twilight of the Golds) acclaimed Off Broadway hit, directed by Ron Lagomarsino (The Last Night of Ballyhoo, My Favorite Year, 'Homefront,' 'Ravenswood').

BUYER & CELLAR, Starring David Turner, Extends Through May 10 at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

The Old Globe today announced that due to ticket demand, the hilarious Buyer & Cellar, which starts previews this Saturday, April 4, will now play through Sunday, May 10! Broadway veteran David Turner (On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, Arcadia, Sunday in the Park with George) will star in Jonathan Tolins's (The Twilight of the Golds) acclaimed Off Broadway hit, directed by Ron Lagomarsino (The Last Night of Ballyhoo, My Favorite Year, "Homefront," "Ravenswood").

David Turner to Lead BUYER & CELLAR at The Old Globe
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 16, 2015

The Old Globe today announced that Broadway veteran David Turner (On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, Arcadia, Sunday in the Park with George) will star in Jonathan Tolins's (The Twilight of the Golds) acclaimed Off Broadway hit Buyer & Cellar, directed by Ron Lagomarsino (The Last Night of Ballyhoo, My Favorite Year, 'Homefront,' 'Ravenswood').

BWW Reviews: Theatre Memphis Spit-Polishes THE HEIRESS
by Joseph Baker - Oct 24, 2014

THE HEIRESS, Ruth and Augustus Goetz's 1947 adaptation of Henry James' WASHINGTON SQUARE and currently occupying the Lohrey Stage at Theatre Memphis, has had a long and steady run on stages throughout the world - and why not? Tightly corseted, polite to a fault, and observing proprieties, this intelligently written script captures the essence of the James source material without the convoluted, complex sentences that, alas, repel many readers. As tautly drawn as the material on one of the samplers for which its heroine is noted, when one of the characters punctuates the prevailing politeness with a barbed or telling line of dialogue, it's as if a sharp and jagged blade suddenly ripped through the fabric of the needlework itself. All this play needs for a successful run is a handsome set, period costumes - and four or five gifted players.

Michigan Shakespeare Festival Kicks Off 20th Season Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

The Michigan Shakespeare Festival will open their 20th Anniversary Season, today, July 17, 2014. Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest, and Shakespeare's romantic adventure Cymbeline will run in repertory for five weeks, today, July 17 -August 17, 2014.

Michigan Shakespeare Festival Announces 20th Season, 7/17-8/17
by Courtnie Mele - Jun 27, 2014

The Michigan Shakespeare Festival will open their 20th Anniversary Season, July 17, 2014. Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest, and Shakespeare's romantic adventure Cymbeline will run in repertory for five weeks, July 17 -August 17, 2014.

Palo Alto Players Presents THE HEIRESS, Now thru 2/2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2014

After 64 years, Palo Alto Players is delighted to welcome The Heiress back to its stage. Inspired by the Henry James novel Washington Square, and written by Ruth and Augustus Goetz, this lush and epic drama is a story of wealth, class, and the true cost of love. Directed by Dennis Lickteig, The Heiress is truly timeless, winning Tony Awards in 1947 and 1995. It will run for 11 performances (tongiht, January 17-February 2, 2014) at the Lucie Stern Theater, located at 1305 Middlefield Road in Palo Alto.

Palo Alto Players to Present THE HEIRESS, 1/17-2/2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2014

After 64 years, Palo Alto Players is delighted to welcome The Heiress back to its stage. Inspired by the Henry James novel Washington Square, and written by Ruth and Augustus Goetz, this lush and epic drama is a story of wealth, class, and the true cost of love. Directed by Dennis Lickteig, The Heiress is truly timeless, winning Tony Awards in 1947 and 1995. It will run for 11 performances (January 17-February 2, 2014) at the Lucie Stern Theater, located at 1305 Middlefield Road in Palo Alto.

Photo Flash: First Look at Robert Sean Leonard and Charlotte Perry in The Old Globe's PYGMALION
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2013

The Old Globe's 100th anniversary production of the George Bernard Shaw classic Pygmalion stars Tony Award winner Robert Sean Leonard (The Invention of Love, Born Yesterday) as Professor Henry Higgins and Charlotte Parry (The Importance of Being Earnest, The Real Thing) as Eliza Doolittle. The production coincides with the 100th anniversary of Pygmalion's 1913 premiere in Vienna, Austria. Directed by Nicholas Martin (Butley, Present Laughter), Pygmalion will run on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center, through Feb. 17, 2013. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production in the photos below!

Robert Sean Leonard and Charlotte Parry to Lead The Old Globe's PYGMALION
by Kelsey Denette - Dec 21, 2012

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team of its 100th anniversary production of the George Bernard Shaw classic Pygmalion. Starring Tony Award winner Robert Sean Leonard (The Invention of Love, Born Yesterday) as Professor Henry Higgins and Charlotte Parry (The Importance of Being Earnest, The Real Thing) as Eliza Doolittle, the production coincides with the 100th anniversary of Pygmalion's 1913 premiere in Vienna, Austria. Directed by Nicholas Martin (Butley, Present Laughter), Pygmalion will run on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center, Jan. 12 - Feb. 17, 2013. Preview performances run Jan. 12 - Jan. 16. Opening night is Thursday, Jan. 17 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE or by visiting the Box Office at 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park.

Robert Sean Leonard to Lead PYGMALION at Old Globe Theatre, 1/12-2/17
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 8, 2012

Stage, television and film star Robert Sean Leonard will star as Henry Higgins in The Old Globe's 100th anniversary production of George Bernard Shaw's masterwork, Pygmalion. The Tony Award-winning actor last appeared on the Old Globe stage as Edgar in Jack O'Brien's renowned 1993 presentation of King Lear starring Hal Holbrook. Directed by Nicholas Martin (Broadway's Butley with Nathan Lane and Present Laughter with Victor Garber), Pygmalion will run on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center, Jan. 12 - Feb. 17, 2013. Preview performances run Jan. 12 - Jan. 16. Opening night is Thursday, Jan. 17 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are currently available by subscription only. Single tickets go on sale Sunday, Dec. 9 at 12 noon. Tickets can be purchased online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE or by visiting the Box Office at 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park.

THE HEIRESS Revival Coming to Broadway with Elizabeth Moss?
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 22, 2011

According to the NY Times, film producer Paula Wagner and Roy Furman are currently working on a revival of THE HEIRESS. Producers told the NYT that they are looking to bring the revival of the 1947 play to Broadway in Fall 2012, and that Moises Kaufman is on board to direct.

MoMA Film Presents David Niven: A Centenary Tribute 4/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2010

David Niven (1910-1983) was an actor of such diverse talents and charm that he is often categorized using clichéd phrases like 'urbane light comedian' or 'leading man.' These descriptions are indeed accurate, but one does not survive before the camera for a half-century on charm alone. The problem-if you can call it that-is that Niven made it all look too easy. Like Phileas Fogg in Around the World in 80 Days, he took everything in stride, unflappably and (seemingly) effortlessly playing his part, always prepared for whatever came his way. He was, after all, originally a military man by profession. He then chose to 'bum' around America, eventually winding up in Hollywood. Just as his film career began to blossom, he was one of the first to answer Britain's call when World War II broke out, serving on active duty for the duration and rising to the rank of colonel. He even made two propaganda films during brief leaves, including The Way Ahead, which is included in this series. After making his return in Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger's masterpiece A Matter of Life and Death (Stairway to Heaven), he resumed a glorious career in film, theater, television, and writing with his typical debonair insouciance. This series aims to recapture some of the special glory that was David Niven.

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