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Joel Vig of 'Hairspray' To Direct Reading of New Musical 'Fleece the Flock' 9/18
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2008

Come meet Pastor Clem and his zany family, wife Prissy Mae and son Jimmy Bob - and foxy church secretary, Sheila, freshly delivered from the slimy grasp of Satan. As part of the congregation, you will be involved in the subterfuge and intrigue as the Pastor attempts to collect millions to build his Bible Theme Park. (more...)

Photo Coverage: BC/EFA Flea Market 2007 Stars Part 1
by Linda Lenzi - Sep 26, 2007

Hundreds of Broadway, TV and film stars crowded the sidewalks of Shubert Alley at the 21st Annual Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Flea Market and Grand Auction on Sunday, September 23. (more...)

Photo Flash: 'Three Changes' at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2008

THREE CHANGES a new play by Nicky Silver, will open at Playwrights Horizons on September 16th, 2008. Directed by Tony Award nominee Wilson Milam (The Lieutenant of Inishmore) in his Playwrights Horizons debut, the production began previews on Friday August 22nd. (more...)

Comedy 'Sweetspot' Swings at Playhouse on the Green, Nov.2-4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2007

Kathryn Marchand of Stratford and John O'Hern of Westport will star in the premiere of a new comedy, Sweetspot: Confessions of a Golfaholic, written by O'Hern and presented by Playhouse on the Green, Bridgeport, Connecticut, Friday and Saturday, November 2 and 3 at 8PM and Sunday, November 4 at 3PM. (more...)

TNC's 31st Annual Village Halloween Costume Ball Oct. 31
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2008

October 31, at 155 First Avenue (at E. 10th St.) and the block of E. 10th St. between 1st and 2nd Avenues (presented by Theater for the New City) Outdoor entertainment 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm; doors open 7:30 pm $20; costume or formal wear required, (212) 254-1109 Info/ticketing www.theaterforthenewcity.net (more...)

Arrested Development? The State of the Musical in a Tight Economy Panel Set for 11/18
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2008

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) and Back Stage will host the networking panel, Arrested Development? The State of the Musical in a Tight Economy, on Tuesday, November 18 at 7:30pm at The Players Theatre, 115 MacDougal Street (below W. 3rd Street), NYC. (more...)

Marshall, Arden & Buonopane Join 'Underground' 12/1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2007

The Laurie Beechman Theatre is pleased to announce the final 2007 engagement of the new talk/variety evening, 'Saturday Night Underground.' (more...)

Grammer, Heaton, Arden, Ambrose, Etc. Set for FOX Shows
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2007

Kelsey Grammer, Patricia Heaton, Josh Gad, Julianna Margulies, Ben Shenkman, Parker Posey, Lauren Ambrose, Michael Arden, Dana Ivey, and Craig Bierko will star in new shows as part of FOX's fall line-up (more...)

Phylicia Rashad Joins Broadway Cast of August: Osage County in May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2009

Phylicia Rashad has been announced to step into the role of Violet Weston in the Broadway production of August: Osage County. Rashad will follow Deanna Dunagan and Estelle Parsons in the part and will join the show on May 26. (more...)

Encores! 'Juno' to Star Schuck, Arden & Keenan-Bolger with Clark
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2008

Tony Award-winner Victoria Clark will be joined by Conrad John Schuck, Dermot Crowley, Celia Keenan-Bolger and Michael Arden in Marc Blitzstein and Joseph Stein's Juno, the second Encores! production of New York City Center's 2008 season, performances are March 27-30. (more...)

Scott Cohen Joins Cast of 'Three Changes' at Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2008

Scott Cohen (Drunk Enough To Say I Love You at The Public, Losing Louie on Broadway, tv's Gilmore Girls + The Return of Jezebel James) has joined the cast of season opener THREE CHANGES by Nicky Silver. This completes casting for the first show of the season, which starts previews August 22 and also features Dylan McDermott and Maura Tierney. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2009

Richard Blackwood joins the cast at the Novello (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Announces Full Details For 'Three Changes'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2008

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced complete details for the first production of its 2008/2009 Season, the World Premiere of THREE CHANGES, a new play by Nicky Silver (Fit to Be Tied at Playwrights Horizons, The Food Chain, Pterodactyls, Raised in Captivity). (more...)

A Staged Reading Of QUITTING TIME To Be Performed 2/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2009

Playhouse on the Green, a 54-year-old not-for-profit theater company in residence at a beautiful 228-seat jewel-box theater in the heart of downtown Bridgeport, presents a staged reading of Quitting Time, a new dramatic play by Jack Rushen, on Sunday, February 15 at 7PM. The reading is part of the 'Page to Stage' New Play Reading Series, an ongoing Playhouse program that supports Connecticut playwrights and introduces audiences to their latest creations. An audience talkback with Rushen moderated by 'Page to Stage' Series curator Mark S. Graham takes place following the reading. The cast includes Bob Adrian of New York City, Frank Piazza of Bridgeport, Guy A. Fortte of Bridgeport, Richard Weidlich of Greenwich, and Cindy Hannah of Wilton. Mark S. Graham directs. Quitting Time is the story of Charlie Valesky, a sixty-year-old foreman in a helicopter factory. As his company waits for a stalled government contract, Charlie may lose his job. His workers don't respect him, retirement age is looming, and he is haunted by the memory of his only son who was killed in the World Trade Center. After his wife dies, Charlie's one desperate need is to hold on to his job. As intense feelings of anxiety haunt him, the play asks the question 'Will Charlie ever find peace?' Quitting Time examines the fragility of the 'American Dream', the desperate need we all have for respect, and the powerless feeling of trying in vain to make sense of tragedies we can do very little about. (more...)

Playhouse On The Green Hosts A Reading Of QUITTING TIME 2/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2009

Playhouse on the Green, a 54-year-old not-for-profit theater company in residence at a beautiful 228-seat jewel-box theater in the heart of downtown Bridgeport, presents a staged reading of Quitting Time, a new dramatic play by Jack Rushen, on Sunday, February 15 at 7PM. The reading is part of the 'Page to Stage' New Play Reading Series, an ongoing Playhouse program that supports Connecticut playwrights and introduces audiences to their latest creations. An audience talkback with Rushen moderated by 'Page to Stage' Series curator Mark S. Graham takes place following the reading. The cast includes Bob Adrian of New York City, Frank Piazza of Bridgeport, Guy A. Fortte of Bridgeport, Richard Weidlich of Greenwich, and Cindy Hannah of Wilton. Mark S. Graham directs. Quitting Time is the story of Charlie Valesky, a sixty-year-old foreman in a helicopter factory. As his company waits for a stalled government contract, Charlie may lose his job. His workers don't respect him, retirement age is looming, and he is haunted by the memory of his only son who was killed in the World Trade Center. After his wife dies, Charlie's one desperate need is to hold on to his job. As intense feelings of anxiety haunt him, the play asks the question 'Will Charlie ever find peace?' Quitting Time examines the fragility of the 'American Dream', the desperate need we all have for respect, and the powerless feeling of trying in vain to make sense of tragedies we can do very little about. This is a free reading, with a suggested contribution of $10. Seating is on a first come, first served basis; no reservations necessary. Playhouse on the Green is located at 177 State Street, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 06604. Free parking is nearby. For information, please visit the newly redesigned website www.playhouseonthegreen.org. (more...)

LOST WEST END 2 - LONDON'S FORGOTTEN MUSICALS - CD RELEASED TODAY!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2001

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Bette Davis' Mink Coat from ALL ABOUT EVE to be Turned into Earmuffs for Off Broadway's ME & JEZEBEL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2001

The famous mink coat that legendary Hollywood actress Bette Davis wore in the Oscar winning film, ALL ABOUT EVE is being carried off to the furrier soon, to take on a new life – as earmuffs. (more...)

Dixon Place Presents First Annual Lower East Side Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2001

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"United Colors of Amani" Returns for a Second Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2001

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Cohen & West to Star in Churchill's 'Drunk Enough?' at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2008

The Public Theater continues its spring season with the U.S. premiere of Drunk Enough to Say I Love You?, a new play by Caryl Churchill presented in association with the Royal Court Theatre. This two-character play, directed by James Macdonald and featuring Scott Cohen and Samuel West, comes to The Public after an acclaimed run at the Royal Court in London last year. Drunk Enough to Say I Love You? will begin previews on Wednesday, March 5 and run through Sunday, April 6 with an official press opening on Sunday, March 16 at 7PM. (more...)

McNight's SONGS TO OFFEND ALMOST EVERYONE Opens 2/26
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2009

Celebration Theatre announces that Sharon McNight brings her critically-acclaimed, smash-hit, 'Songs to Offend Almost Everyone' to Celebration Theatre, 7051B Santa Monica Blvd in Hollywood. SONGS TO OFFEND ALMOST EVERYONE is the new over-the-top show of Sharon McNight. The selection of songs is a throwback to the party records of the 1950s and is designed to offend minorities and majorities of every persuasion. (more...)

McNight's SONGS TO OFFEND ALMOST EVERYONE Opens 2/26
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2009

Celebration Theatre announces that Sharon McNight brings her critically-acclaimed, smash-hit, 'Songs to Offend Almost Everyone' to Celebration Theatre, 7051B Santa Monica Blvd in Hollywood. SONGS TO OFFEND ALMOST EVERYONE is the new over-the-top show of Sharon McNight. The selection of songs is a throwback to the party records of the 1950s and is designed to offend minorities and majorities of every persuasion. (more...)

Playhouse On The Green Hosts A Reading Of QUITTING TIME 2/15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2009

Playhouse on the Green, a 54-year-old not-for-profit theater company in residence at a beautiful 228-seat jewel-box theater in the heart of downtown Bridgeport, presents a staged reading of Quitting Time, a new dramatic play by Jack Rushen, on Sunday, February 15 at 7PM. The reading is part of the 'Page to Stage' New Play Reading Series, an ongoing Playhouse program that supports Connecticut playwrights and introduces audiences to their latest creations. An audience talkback with Rushen moderated by 'Page to Stage' Series curator Mark S. Graham takes place following the reading. The cast includes Bob Adrian of New York City, Frank Piazza of Bridgeport, Guy A. Fortte of Bridgeport, Richard Weidlich of Greenwich, and Cindy Hannah of Wilton. Mark S. Graham directs. Quitting Time is the story of Charlie Valesky, a sixty-year-old foreman in a helicopter factory. As his company waits for a stalled government contract, Charlie may lose his job. His workers don't respect him, retirement age is looming, and he is haunted by the memory of his only son who was killed in the World Trade Center. After his wife dies, Charlie's one desperate need is to hold on to his job. As intense feelings of anxiety haunt him, the play asks the question 'Will Charlie ever find peace?' Quitting Time examines the fragility of the 'American Dream', the desperate need we all have for respect, and the powerless feeling of trying in vain to make sense of tragedies we can do very little about. This is a free reading, with a suggested contribution of $10. Seating is on a first come, first served basis; no reservations necessary. Playhouse on the Green is located at 177 State Street, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 06604. Free parking is nearby. For information, please visit the newly redesigned website www.playhouseonthegreen.org. (more...)

A Staged Reading Of QUITTING TIME To Be Performed 2/15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2009

Playhouse on the Green, a 54-year-old not-for-profit theater company in residence at a beautiful 228-seat jewel-box theater in the heart of downtown Bridgeport, presents a staged reading of Quitting Time, a new dramatic play by Jack Rushen, on Sunday, February 15 at 7PM. The reading is part of the 'Page to Stage' New Play Reading Series, an ongoing Playhouse program that supports Connecticut playwrights and introduces audiences to their latest creations. An audience talkback with Rushen moderated by 'Page to Stage' Series curator Mark S. Graham takes place following the reading. The cast includes Bob Adrian of New York City, Frank Piazza of Bridgeport, Guy A. Fortte of Bridgeport, Richard Weidlich of Greenwich, and Cindy Hannah of Wilton. Mark S. Graham directs. Quitting Time is the story of Charlie Valesky, a sixty-year-old foreman in a helicopter factory. As his company waits for a stalled government contract, Charlie may lose his job. His workers don't respect him, retirement age is looming, and he is haunted by the memory of his only son who was killed in the World Trade Center. After his wife dies, Charlie's one desperate need is to hold on to his job. As intense feelings of anxiety haunt him, the play asks the question 'Will Charlie ever find peace?' Quitting Time examines the fragility of the 'American Dream', the desperate need we all have for respect, and the powerless feeling of trying in vain to make sense of tragedies we can do very little about. (more...)

Holiday Roundup of Musical Shows
by Adrienne Onofri - Dec 9, 2005

Divas, Jewish divas, men playing divas, men playing pianos. They're all part of the festivities on a cabaret or concert stage in NYC. (more...)

Christmas with a Twist
by Amanda Scarpone - Dec 4, 2005

'A Very Bette Christmas' offers a new kind of Christmas show that is worth checking out. (more...)

Silver's 'Three Changes' with Tierney and McDermott Begins Previews Tonight, 8/22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2008

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced complete details for the first production of its 2008/2009 Season, the World Premiere of THREE CHANGES, a new play by Nicky Silver (Fit to Be Tied at Playwrights Horizons, The Food Chain, Pterodactyls, Raised in Captivity). (more...)

Joel Vig of 'Hairspray' To Direct Reading of New Musical 'Fleece the Flock' 9/18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2008

Come meet Pastor Clem and his zany family, wife Prissy Mae and son Jimmy Bob - and foxy church secretary, Sheila, freshly delivered from the slimy grasp of Satan. As part of the congregation, you will be involved in the subterfuge and intrigue as the Pastor attempts to collect millions to build his Bible Theme Park. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Begins 'Three Changes' Ticket Lottery 8/13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2008

Wednesday, August 13 at 10AM, Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) will be accepting entries for its popular LIVEforFIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to its next production, the World Premiere of THREE CHANGES, a new play by Nicky Silver (Fit to Be Tied at Playwrights Horizons, The Food Chain, Pterodactyls, Raised in Captivity). (more...)

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