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by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2008
The Chicago company of JERSEY BOYS is thrilled to welcome Chicagoan Cory Grant to the role of Frankie Valli beginning Saturday, September 27, 2008.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2008
Twenty Feet Productions, the company that brought you last year's critically acclaimed (New York Times Critic's Pick, March, 2007), sold out revival of Orson Welles' Moby Dick - Rehearsed is now proud to bring Becket, Jean Anouilh's Tony Award-winning masterpiece, back to the New York stage.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2008
The Chicago company of JERSEY BOYS is thrilled to welcome Chicagoan Cory Grant to the role of Frankie Valli beginning Saturday, September 27, 2008.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2006
Kyle Dean Massey will take over the role of Matthew in the award-winning musical comedy Altar Boyz, beginning October 3rd
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2005
Justin Bohon and Tyler Maynard will make appearances in Tori Ross' cabaret show Rejected Showgirl on October 16th and 17th
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2008
New Repertory Theatre, in residence at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, is excited to present Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl. From the acclaimed playwright of The Clean House comes this beautiful and devastating story about love and choice.
by Chicago News Desk - Sep 11, 2008
The Chicago company of JERSEY BOYS is thrilled to welcome Chicagoan Cory Grant to the role of Frankie Valli beginning Saturday, September 27, 2008. A native of Winnetka, IL, and graduate of New Trier High School, Grant returns to his hometown after 10 months in the Broadway ensemble of JERSEY BOYS.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2008
Sean Mathias will direct Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart in Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot which is his first production as Artistic Director of the 2009 Theatre Royal Haymarket Company. Waiting for Godot will tour the UK prior to its opening in London in April.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2008
New Georges (Susan Bernfield, Artistic Director; Sarah Cameron Sunde, Associate Director), the OBIE Award-winning downtown theater company founded in 1992, will present the world premiere of Wendy Weiner's 'HILLARY: A Modern Greek Tragedy With a (Somewhat) Happy Ending,' directed by Julie Kramer. Mia Barron, last seen on Broadway in Tom Stoppard's Tony Award-winning Best Play The Coast of Utopia, and stage and television's Darren Pettie will head up the eight-member cast as Hillary and Bill Clinton.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2008
Visionary director Martha Clarke brings Hieronymus Bosch's provocative painting to life in Garden of Earthly Delights, exploring heaven, hell, and the beauty and sins amid, beginning performances Saturday, November 8 at Off-Broadway's Minetta Lane Theatre, 18 Minetta Lane.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2004
The Riot Group's New York theatre debut PUGILIST SPECIALIST by Adriano Shaplin will transfer to 45 Below at 45 Bleecker St Theaters from 3rd November after a much lauded run at 59E59 Theaters.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2008
The Irish Arts Center has announced the Off-Broadway premiere of CATALPA, written and performed by Donal O'Kelly with live music composed and performed by Trevor Knight. CATALPA is directed by Mr. O'Kelly, based on original direction by Bairbre Ni Chaoimh.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2008
Visionary director Martha Clarke brings Hieronymus Bosch's provocative painting to life in Garden of Earthly Delights, exploring heaven, hell, and the beauty and sins amid, beginning performances Saturday, November 8 at Off-Broadway's Minetta Lane Theatre, 18 Minetta Lane.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2008
Women's Project and SITI Company present Virginia Woolf's Only Play, FRESHWATER, directed by Anne Bogart
by Pati Buehler - Nov 17, 2004
The Theatre Alliance of Greater Philadelphia boasts a current membership of more than 75 organizations and 180 individual artists. 35 theaters participated in this year's nominations for their outstanding work in acting, directing, sound, lighting, costumes, musical direction, choreography and overall outstanding performance.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2006
New York's Nerve Ensemble will present spam.show, a one night only modern junk mail spectacular, on Wednesday, November 15th at the Zipper Theater.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2008
The Irish Arts Center has announced the Off-Broadway premiere of CATALPA, written and performed by Donal O'Kelly with live music composed and performed by Trevor Knight. CATALPA is directed by Mr. O'Kelly, based on original direction by Bairbre Ni Chaoimh.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2008
New Repertory Theatre, in collaboration with the Arsenal Center for the Arts and Watertown Children's Theatre, revives its popular adaptation of Dickens' classic holiday story, which has all the trimmings of a lavish Victorian Christmas.
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2006
Kari Floren's play The Porch will run at Altered Stages from June 2nd through June 25th
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2008
Berkshire Theatre Festival opens its 2008 80th anniversary season with Harold Pinter's 'The Caretaker', directed by Eric Hill in the Unicorn Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2007
New casting has been announced for the Jersey Boys tour, which recently extended in San Francisco
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2006
Casting has been announced for the world premiere of Kari Floren's new comedy The Porch, opening at Altered Stages on June 2nd and closing on June 25th
by Eugene Lovendusky - Mar 4, 2007
BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 3/4/2007.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2008
Direct from sold-out, critically acclaimed engagements at BAM, The West End's Gielgud Theatre and UK's Chichester Festival Theatre, Patrick Stewart comes to Broadway in the five-time Olivier Award-nominated production of Macbeth. Opening April 8 at the Lyceum Theatre; beginning previews March 28 with performances through May 24.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2008
New Repertory Theatre in residence at the Arsenal Center for the Arts announces the World Premiere of According to Tip, a play with music by Dick Flavin, starring Tony and Emmy award-winner Ken Howard. Just in time for election season, According to Tip will open for the press on Friday, June 27, 2008 and will play through Sunday, July 13, 2008. 'Just in time for election season, New Rep brings you the World Premiere of According to Tip. Featuring Broadway and TV star Ken Howard, this play traces the colorful and historically memorable career of Thomas P. 'Tip' O'Neill, former Speaker of the House. Tip will escort you back in time from Barry's Corner in Cambridge to the White House. Get the inside scoop on politics during the Red Scare, Watergate, and Vietnam in this touching played filled with humor, music, and beguiling Irish wit,' press notes state. New Repertory Theatre presents provocative and intelligent works of both established and emerging playwrights in an intimate setting that involves and engages the audience. New Rep has earned a reputation for dynamic productions that honor the writers and feature talented professional actors from the New England theatre community as well as guest artists from around the U.S. New Rep has received Elliot Norton and IRNE Awards for outstanding acting, scenic design, direction, and production. Programming at New Repertory Theatre is supported in part by a grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council. Lead Sponsor for According to Tip, Bank of America. The Artists Rick Lombardo (Director) is now in his twelfth season as New Rep's Producing Artistic Director. Earlier this year: A Streetcar Named Desire, A Pinter Duet: The Lover & Ashes to Ashes, The Clean House, and Dessa Rose. Last season: The Pillowman, Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol (which he also adapted), Silence, and The Wild Party, as well as Hamlet for Actors' Shakespeare Project. Other New Rep Credits: Ragtime (IRNE Awards-Best Director of a Musical and Best Musical); Bill W. and Dr. Bob (which he also directed Off-Broadway in the spring of 2007 at New World Stages in NY); Romeo and Juliet; Into the Woods (multiple IRNE Awards); Quills; Approaching Moomtaj; The Threepenny Opera; A Girl's War; his new musical adaptation of Moliere's Scapin; Waiting for Godot (IRNE Award, Best Drama); Sweeney Todd (2004 Elliot Norton Award for Outstanding Director, IRNE Award for Best Director, and Elliot Norton Award for Outstanding Musical Production); The Weir (IRNE Award, Best Drama); Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead (Elliot Norton Award, Outstanding Director); The Scarlet Letter; American Buffalo; A Moon for the Misbegotten; Twelfth Night; Beast on the Moon; Das Barbecu; Tartuffe; and The Real Thing; among others. Additional credits include the world premiere of Moby Dick: An American Opera, for which he received the Award for Outstanding Achievement in Theatre by Northern Ohio Live. He is honored to be a two-time recipient of the Elliot Norton Award from the Boston Theatre Critics Association for Outstanding Director. Ken Howard (Tip) Ken Howard launched his acting career in 1968 when he won a role in the original Broadway production of Promises, Promises, for which he won both a Tony and an Emmy. He originated the role of Thomas Jefferson in 1776 for which he won a Theatre World Award. He returned to the role for the 1972 film version. He won a Tony for his work in Child's Play in 1970. From 1976 - 1981, he starred in as the title character in the TV series The White Shadow. He earned an Emmy in 1980 for his narration of The Body Human: Facts for Boys. Other film and television includes: The Thron Birds, The West Wing, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Crossing Jordan, Rambo, Cane, Smother and Michael Clayton. Upcoming work includes: Conrad in Still Waters, Sheriff Sedgewick in Two: Thirteen, Officer Ford in The Beacon, and Phelan Beale in the film adaptation of Grey Gardens. Dick Flavin (Playwright) is a nationally known writer and speaker. He has made thousands of speaking appearances all across America, chiefly addressing groups on the subject of how to use humor as a strategy in business and in life. His television commentaries have appeared on NBC-TV, CNN and WBZ-TV in Boston. He is the winner of seven New England regional Emmy Awards for writing and commentary. He was the narrator of The Teammates, an ESPN documentary that was nominated for three national Emmy Awards. Known as the 'Poet Laureate of the Boston Red Sox,' he has written countless poems and song parodies about the team and its history, some of which are being compiled into a compact disc and DVD. The most well-known of them, Teddy at the Bat, a salute to Red Sox legend Ted Williams that is based on Ernest Lawrence Thayer's immortal Casey at the Bat, has been performed by Mr. Flavin at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York, at Fenway Park and in cities and towns across the country. He was the co-host of and contributing writer to Red Sox Stories, a weekly television series that ran during the 2007 baseball season. He has also written and performed special material for the Boston Pops and Symphony orchestras. In addition to According the Tip, his play on the life and times of the late Speaker of the House, Tip O'Neill, Mr. Flavin has also written I Feel a Song Comin' On, a soon to be produced musical about the lyricist Dorothy Fields.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2007
Women's Project, the 28-year-old theater company dedicated to producing and promoting theater created by women, has appointed Julie Crosby its new Producing Artistic Director.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2007
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by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2008
The fourth year of the acclaimed series, 'Monday Nights, New Voices,' will continue on June 16th at 7pm with guest host, Tory Ross.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2007
Berkshire Theatre Festival will present Dale Wasserman's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, based on the novel by Ken Kesey and directed by Eric Hill on the Main Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2008
The fourth year of the acclaimed series, 'Monday Nights, New Voices,' continued on June 16th at 7pm with guest host, Tory Ross.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2006
The American Century Theater, dedicated to producing worthy but neglected 20th century stage works, has announced its 2006-07 season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2008
The BMI Foundation has announced Akiva Zamcheck the recipient of the 3rd Annual Theodora Zavin Memorial Scholarship. The award, given for outstanding achievement in composition, is presented annually to a graduating senior at LaGuardia High School of Music and Art & Performing Arts in New York City. Zamcheck received a $2,000 scholarship to further his musical education. The scholarship was established through the generosity of family and friends to honor the memory of Theodora (Thea) Zavin, Founding President of the BMI Foundation.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2007
Moby Dick - Rehearsed, written by the legendary Orson Welles, will run from March 7th through 25th at the Richmond Sheperd Theatre (309 E. 26th St.).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2008
John Doyle will direct and host Angela Lansbury, Patti LuPone, Laura Benanti, Debra Monk, Pamela Myers and Jenna Russell in 'Ladies Who Sing Sondheim' for a benefit performance on Monday, April 7, 2008 at 7PM in celebration of The Acting Company's 35th Anniversary.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2008
Steppenwolf Theatre Company continues its 2007-2008 Season with Carter's Way, written and directed by Oscar-winning ensemble member Eric Simonson, with original jazz music by Darrell Leonard. The production, featuring ensemble members Robert Breuler, K. Todd Freeman, Ora Jones and James Vincent Meredith, with Anne Adams, Calvin Dutton, Curtis M. Jackson, Keith Kupferer, Danny McCarthy and Michael Pogue, runs February 28 - April 27, 2008 in the Steppenwolf Downstairs Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted. The press opening is Saturday, March 8 at 3:00 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2007
Cops, the intense 1976 police drama, begins a month-long run at Theater Two in Arlington's Gunston Art Center on January 4
by Duncan Pflaster - Dec 31, 2007
A new play at La MaMa about drug addiction in the New England commercial fishing industry, inspired by the playwright's brother, has some powerful moments but is overblown and occasionally confusing.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2008
Acclaimed film and stage actors Maggie Gyllenhaal and Peter Sarsgaard have joined the cast of Classic Stage Company's upcoming new production of Anton Chekhov's UNCLE VANYA, starring Tony Award winner Denis O'Hare as Vanya, and directed by Austin Pendleton, it was announced today by CSC Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Executive Director Jessica R. Jenen. UNCLE VANYA will begin previews on Saturday, January 17 at Classic Stage Company at 136 East 13th Street. An official press opening date will be announced in the coming weeks. UNCLE VANYA will play a limited engagement through March 1, 2009.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2005
Starring Gabriel Byrne (Cornelius Melody) with Dearbhla Molloy (Nora Melody), Emily Bergl (Sara Melody), John Horton (Nicholas Gadsby), Byron Jennings (Jamie Cregan), Kathryn Meisle (Deborah), Randall Newsome (Paddy O'Dowd), Ciaran O'Reilly (Dan Roche) and Daniel Stewart Sherman (Mickey Maloy).
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2008
The Stratford Shakespeare Festival announces its 2009 season - a playbill reflecting the Festival's commitment to producing the works of William Shakespeare and his contemporaries, along with other classical theatre repertoire and the work of living playwrights.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2008
New Repertory Theatre, in residence at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, is excited to present Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl. From the acclaimed playwright of The Clean House comes this beautiful and devastating story about love and choice.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2008
Twenty Feet Productions, the company that brought you last year's critically acclaimed (New York Times Critic's Pick, March, 2007), sold out revival of Orson Welles' Moby Dick - Rehearsed is now proud to bring Becket, Jean Anouilh's Tony Award-winning masterpiece, back to the New York stage.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2006
The American Century Theater in Arlington, VA will bring Barbara Garson's controversial '60s satire MacBird! back to the Washington, D.C. area from September 8th through October 7th
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2006
Emily Skinner, Kevin Carolan, Jacquelyn Piro and more will star in Have a Nice Life, which will have its US premiere as part of 3rd Annual NY Musical Theatre Festival, beginning performances Monday September 11th, and continuing its limited engagement through September 17th at New World Stages/Stage 5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2008
A spokeswoman for Patti LuPone has announced that due to illness, the actress will no longer be able to perform tonight in 'Ladies Who Sing Sondheim'. According to reports Laura Benanti has also pulled out of the event due to illness also, Raul Esparza, Barbara Walsh and Donna McKechnie have jumped aboard as part of the evenings entertainment.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2007
John Steinbeck's timeless classic graces the New York stage for its 70th Anniversary production.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2005
The Duplex Cabaret Theatre is proud to welcome acclaimed composer STEVEN LUTVAK back their stage. This special one-night-only concert event will feature Steven's most recent compositions, as well as the beloved standards that have endeared him to a loyal following at The Duplex and in venues throughout the country.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2006
The Helen Hayes Awards honor achievement, celebrate, and promote the Washington D.C. professional theatre.