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Bad Review to close Oct 5
by Chicago News Desk - Sep 22, 2008

Always sweet Bill took a good amount of time with me on the phone kind of explaining how it works. 'Its your first show...well we get a lot of requests. We kind of try to see everything but can't always make it work. Ok give me an hour or so to find someone' he said. 'Oh Bill, you made this Columbia Grad so happy!' I liked to hit people over the head with stuff cause subtlety has never been my middle name. 'You wont be the first Grad I've helped and I'm sure not the last.' (more...)

Jason Graae: Anatomy of an Actor
by Eugene Lovendusky - Oct 4, 2007

Ever-humorous and award-winning performer, Jason Graae returns to the legendary Birdland October 21 and 22 with his acclaimed solo-act 'Graae's Anatomy.' Graae boasts an incredible list of creative arts experience, including turns on Broadway, Off-Broadway and even voiced breakfast-cereal icon Lucky, the Leprechaun! Not to mention his slew of opera credits among most prestigious companies. Join BroadwayWorld.com's own News Desk Editor, Eugene Lovendusky, in a morning phone chat with Jason dialing in from California¬Ö (more...)

Moore & Hale in 'Back 2 Back' Concert at Weill Hall Oct.25
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2007

Making their US performing debuts at Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall on Thursday, October 25 at 8PM are the acclaimed English soprano singer/actress (London's original Phantom of the Opera, Miss Saigon, and Les Miserables) Claire Moore and Spring Awakening's Simon Hale (Strings and Additional Orchestrations) in 'Claire Moore and Simon Hale: Back 2 Back in Concert,' presented by Josephine Buchan. (more...)

BC/EFA Presents Corin Redgrave in 'Tynan' on Oct.22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2007

Broadway Cares/ Equity Fights AIDS is proud to present renowned actor Corin Redgrave in Tynan, based on the diaries of the influential and often controversial English theatre critic and writer Kenneth Tynan, for one performance only on Monday, October 22 at 8 PM at The Public Theater (425 Lafayette Street at Astor Place). The performance will benefit Broadway Cares/ Equity Fights AIDS and The Actors' Fund. (more...)

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Announces a Long-Run Engagement in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2005

David Stone, along with Broadway In Chicago, have announced a long-run engagement of the new Tony Award-winning musical THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE, which will play Chicago beginning March 2006 at the Drury Lane Theatre Water Tower Place. (more...)

An Interview with the Infamous Michael Riedel
by Robert Diamond - Nov 5, 2003

BroadwayWorld.com recently sat down with the New York Post's always controversial theater columnist - Michael Riedel. Read on to hear what he has to say about growing up *not* singing show tunes, Bernadette Peters, the current state of Broadway, and lots more... (more...)

Feedback: An Apology on Behalf of the People of Denver
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2004

Colorado theatre-goer responds to BroadwayWorld.com's critical reception of Denver musicals (more...)

'Bad Review' Takes a Break!
by Chicago News Desk - May 6, 2008

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Brooks Shuttering Film Co; Mulling Additional B'way Shows
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2008

According to the 'Page Six' section of the NY Post, Mel Brooks is closing the curtain on his film company, Brooksfilms which he started in 1980. After his popular comedies started making their way onto the big screen, Brooks started the company so his future films would not be branded with the title 'A Mel Brooks Film' and be automatically categorized into farces. The first film the company launched was 'The Elephant Man' and later produced more hits such as 'Space Balls.' (more...)

Mantello Slams Chicago Sun-Times Critic over Controversial Review
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2005

Wicked director Joe Mantello angrily responded to a controversial review by Chicago Sun-Times Critic Hedy Weiss (more...)

Spamalot: A Rip-off, Alright
by James Howard - Mar 7, 2007

WHO: The First National Touring Company WHAT: Monty Python's Spamalot WHEN: Through March 18; Tues - Sat at 8PM, Sun at 6:30PM, Sat at 2PM, Sun at 1PM WHERE: Baltimore's Hippodrome Theatre HOW MUCH: $34.00 - $79.00 (more...)

D.C. Review: Flawed Fanny's First Play Offers Sharp 'Shaw-Spouting Puppets'
by Maya Cantu - Mar 6, 2006

Washington Stage Guild is currently offering a lively production of Fanny's First Play, which is far from Shaw's best but features its own kind of passion... (more...)

Next NEW CITY, NEW BLOOD READINGS SERIES Takes Place 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2009

For 35 years, Pulitzer Prize winning THEATER FOR THE NEW CITY has nurtured hundreds of playwrights through its EMERGING PLAYWRIGHTS PROGRAM. In June, 2006, we launched NEW CITY , NEW BLOOD, a play reading series designed to serve our audiences and writers even better. Curated by Michael Scott-Price, TNC Literary Manager, NEW CITY , NEW BLOOD will provide a hearing for worthy plays in earlier stages of Development. Audiences will get the opportunity to provide feedback, and artists will gain valuable insight from audience response. Be sure to check www.theaterforthenewcity.net for details about upcoming readings. Please join us! (more...)

Review: FLAHOOLEY
by - Mar 31, 2004

If you're a romantic, young at heart, or simply appreciate fine show songs you're sure to fall in love with FLAHOOLEY. This listener had very little interest in the score before now... (more...)

You Can Take the Boy Out of Brooklyn...
by Jan Nargi - Mar 29, 2006

Donald Margulies' 'Brooklyn Boy' treads familiar family ground in unexpected ways in SpeakEasy Stage's warm and sincere New England premiere (more...)

Stritch, Caldwell, Seldes, Albee, Guare and More to Take Part in Harold Clurman Festival in May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2006

Elaine Stritch, Zoe Caldwell, Marian Seldes, Edward Albee and John Guare will be among those taking part in the first annual Harold Clurman Festival of the Arts from May 5th through 8th (more...)

Sweeney Todd to Make Broadway Return Fall 2005
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2005

Preview performances will begin in late September with a mid-October opening scheduled at a theatre to be announced. (more...)

Next NEW CITY, NEW BLOOD READINGS SERIES Takes Place 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2009

For 35 years, Pulitzer Prize winning THEATER FOR THE NEW CITY has nurtured hundreds of playwrights through its EMERGING PLAYWRIGHTS PROGRAM. In June, 2006, we launched NEW CITY , NEW BLOOD, a play reading series designed to serve our audiences and writers even better. Curated by Michael Scott-Price, TNC Literary Manager, NEW CITY , NEW BLOOD will provide a hearing for worthy plays in earlier stages of Development. Audiences will get the opportunity to provide feedback, and artists will gain valuable insight from audience response. Be sure to check www.theaterforthenewcity.net for details about upcoming readings. Please join us! (more...)

Changed for Good, with Songs by Stephen Schwartz, Runs April 7-9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2006

Changed for Good, a musical featuring the songs of Stephen Schwartz, will run off-Broadway from April 7th through 9th (more...)

Young Frankenstein Announces Cast; To Open at Hilton November 8
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2007

The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein, a new musical comedy from the creative team of the 12-time Tony Award winning smash The Producers, will open on Broadway November 8th 2007 at the Hilton Theatre (213 W 42nd St). Previews begin October 11th 2007. The production stars Roger Bart (Dr. Frederick Frankenstein), Megan Mullally (Elizabeth), Sutton Foster (Inga), Shuler Hensley (The Monster), Fred Applegate (Kemp) and Christopher Fitzgerald (Igor). (more...)

Hampstead Theatre Announces Lineup For Daring Pairings 3 Writing Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2009

Hampstead Theatre's third new writing festival, Daring Pairings 3, will be the climax of its 50th Anniversary celebrations, announced on Tuesday 30 June. The first major revival of Philip Ridley's malevolent comedy, The Fastest Clock in the Universe opens the season which also includes a debut play from 20 year old Atiha Sen Gupta and a spooky seasonal offering from Michael Punter. (more...)

Mel Brooks NOT Closing Film Co- New Movie In Works
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2008

Contrary to reports by the New York Post last week, Mel Brooks has recently stated that he will NOT be shutting down his film company Brooksfilms. Brooks told the Hollywood Reporter that 'I'm not quitting. Brooksfilms is still here and will be going on for awhile. I'm not at all slowing down and nobody has told me to stop'. (more...)

The Cast of 'Curtains' Goes Thataway
by Victoria Myers - Jun 29, 2008

In honor of the CURTAINS cast taking their final bows this weekend, BroadwayWorld.com spoke with a few cast members to get their reflections on the show, to see what they're up to next, thoughts on the shows closing, and the journey they had being a part of it. (more...)

Broadway's Rising Stars: Their Time
by Michael Dale - Jul 30, 2007

22 young performers, hand-picked by Scott and Barbara Siegel, merrily roll along through an impressive and enjoyable evening of showtunes (more...)

Bad Review Returns on Sunday Aug 3: Chemically Imbalanced
by Chicago News Desk - Jul 28, 2008

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Academy To Pay Tribute To Mel Brooks 7/24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2009

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present a tribute to comic legend Mel Brooks on Friday, July 24, at 8 p.m. at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. Hosted by film historian Leonard Maltin, the evening will feature Brooks in person, along with numerous film clips and stories from his artistic collaborators and friends. Special guests will include Richard Benjamin, Teri Garr, Cloris Leachman, Carl Reiner, Tracey Ullman and Lesley Ann Warren (schedules permitting). (more...)

It's Only A Play
by Jena Tesse Fox - Jul 23, 2005

I must admit to being rather flattered by the depiction of theatre critics in Terrence McNally's theatrical farce It's Only a Play, currently being revived at the Midtown International Theatre Festival. (more...)

Academy To Pay Tribute To Mel Brooks 7/24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2009

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present a tribute to comic legend Mel Brooks on Friday, July 24, at 8 p.m. at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. Hosted by film historian Leonard Maltin, the evening will feature Brooks in person, along with numerous film clips and stories from his artistic collaborators and friends. Special guests will include Richard Benjamin, Teri Garr, Cloris Leachman, Carl Reiner, Tracey Ullman and Lesley Ann Warren (schedules permitting). (more...)

Cullum, Hogan, Roberts In The Premiere Of HEROES, Opens 3/8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2009

Keen Company (Artistic Director Carl Forsman, Executive Director Wayne Kelton) is thrilled to present John Cullum, Jonathan Hogan and Tony Roberts in the New York premiere of Heroes, by G?rald Sibleyras with a translation by Tom Stoppard and directed by Carl Forsman. Heroes received the 2006 Olivier Award for Best New Comedy. Performances begin on Tuesday, February 24 and run through April 11 at The Clurman Theatre / Theatre Row, 410 West 42nd Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues. Opening is scheduled for Sunday, March 8. (more...)

TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2008

Legendary designers John Conklin and Robert Fletcher are among the recipients of the 2008 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards. For his achievements as both a costume and set designer, John Conklin will receive the TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards' special Robert L. B. Tobin Award for Lifetime Achievement in Theatrical Design. Acclaimed costume designer Robert Fletcher, who also produced, performed and designed sets, will receive the 2008 TDF/Irene Sharaff Lifetime Achievement Award at a ceremony on Friday, March 28, at the Hudson Theatre in New York City. (more...)

Casting Announced for Chicago's Spelling Bee
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2006

Spellers and bee staff are raring to go for the open-ended Chicago company of the new Tony-award winning Broadway musical comedy THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE. (more...)

Cullum, Hogan and Roberts to Star in HEROES at Clurman Theatre Feb. 24 - Apr. 11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2009

Keen Company (Artistic Director Carl Forsman, Executive Director Wayne Kelton) is thrilled to present John Cullum, Jonathan Hogan and Tony Roberts in the New York premiere of Heroes, by G?rald Sibleyras with a translation by Tom Stoppard and directed by Carl Forsman. Heroes received the 2006 Olivier Award for Best New Comedy. Performances begin on Tuesday, February 24 and run through April 11 at The Clurman Theatre / Theatre Row, 410 West 42nd Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues. Opening is scheduled for Sunday, March 8. An evocative comedy about three World War I veterans living in a veterans' home who plot a new assault - a trip to a stand of poplar trees in the distance. But should they bring the stone dog with them? Author G?rald Sibleyras calls Heroes a play 'about the universal desire to escape the confines of life.' Winner of London's Olivier Award for Best New Comedy in 2006 and Paris' Moliere Award for Outstanding Comedy in 2003, Keen presents its New York debut. (more...)

Steven Brinberg, Peter Filichia,Richard Skipper and an all Star cast Celebrate The Broadway Season of 1963/64 on Saturday Afternoon February 13th for American Popular Son
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2001

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TONY'S HOLD POST - THE HEIRESS' Judith Ivey Wins Tony for Best Featured Actress - Play
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2001

Judith Ivey has won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play for her portrayal of Lavinia Penniman in THE HEIRESS. (more...)

Cast Announced for Michael Arden-directed 'The Pride,' at The Wallis During June's Pride Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2001

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New York Theatre Ballet to perform at New York Live Arts as part of the series Legends & Visionaries 2016 - 2/24-27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2001

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New York Theatre Ballet to perform at New York Live Arts as part of the series Legends & Visionaries 2016 - 2/24-27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2001

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Margaret Daly, Jon Fletcher, and More to Lead in Mint Theater's Production of KATIE ROCHE
by Emily Stubbs - Jan 1, 2001

Mint Theater (Jonathan Bank, Artistic Director) today announced the cast for the first-ever American Production of Katie Roche by Teresa Deevy. The Mint production will run from January 26th to March 24th at their home (311 West 43rd Street). Opening Night is set for Monday, February 25th. (more...)

Geva's Fielding Studio Series Concludes with DANCING LESSONS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2001

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Brothers Landreth - Jan. 14th
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2001

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Lyric Opera casts Tony Award winner Jarrod Emick, Matthew Hydzik, Charlotte d'Amboise and Tony Roberts in new production of CAROUSEL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2001

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Ft. Lauderdale REVIEW: I Am My Own Wife - Grounds for Divorce
by Beau Higgins - Feb 4, 2006

Tonight's performance of I Am My Own Wife at the Parker had the highest drive away (those who get in their car and flee the theater at intermission) factor since the dismal, Disney's On The Record. (more...)

Ft. Lauderdale REVIEW: I Am My Own Wife - Grounds for Divorce
by Beau Higgins - Feb 3, 2006

Tonight's performance of I Am My Own Wife at the Parker had the highest drive away (those who get in their car and flee the theater at intermission) factor since the dismal, Disney's On The Record. (more...)

Cullum, Hogan and Roberts to Star in HEROES at Clurman Theatre Feb. 24 - Apr. 11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2009

Keen Company (Artistic Director Carl Forsman, Executive Director Wayne Kelton) is thrilled to present John Cullum, Jonathan Hogan and Tony Roberts in the New York premiere of Heroes, by G?rald Sibleyras with a translation by Tom Stoppard and directed by Carl Forsman. Heroes received the 2006 Olivier Award for Best New Comedy. Performances begin on Tuesday, February 24 and run through April 11 at The Clurman Theatre / Theatre Row, 410 West 42nd Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues. Opening is scheduled for Sunday, March 8. An evocative comedy about three World War I veterans living in a veterans' home who plot a new assault - a trip to a stand of poplar trees in the distance. But should they bring the stone dog with them? Author G?rald Sibleyras calls Heroes a play 'about the universal desire to escape the confines of life.' Winner of London's Olivier Award for Best New Comedy in 2006 and Paris' Moliere Award for Outstanding Comedy in 2003, Keen presents its New York debut. (more...)

Webber, Ian and Marshall Dish on Grease
by James Sims - Feb 19, 2007

After last week's taping of NBC's 'Grease: You're the One That I Want,' I had the opportunity to sit down with judges David Ian, Kathleen Marshall and Andrew Lloyd Webber to get the dish on the casting series and what the future holds for this Broadway-bound production... (more...)

Op-Ed: Death of a Theatre Critic
by James Sims - Feb 17, 2009

It was with great dismay that I read a recent notice in the Los Angeles Times of layoffs amongst the theatre critic and arts coverage world at publications including the LA Weekly, Daily Variety and the L.A. Daily News... (more...)

John Mayer: A Benefit For Broadway January 10, 2005
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2004

Don't miss this special evening featuring an exciting discussion between the musician and The Critic with selected music. As the finale to the New York Times Arts & Leisure Weekend, Grammy winning musician John Mayer will be interviewed by Jon Pareles, chief pop music critic for the New York Times. (more...)

NVA Takes A Bite Out Of Hollywood In FOUR DOGS AND A BONE, Opens 6/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2009

New Village Arts (NVA) concludes its 2008-2009 season with Four Dogs and a Bone by award-winning playwright and recent Oscar-nominee John Patrick Shanley. NVA Associate Artistic Director Joshua Everett Johnson directs this brutally hysterical satire of Hollywood. Four Dogs and a Bone runs June 4 through 28 at the New Village Arts Theatre, located at 2787 State Street in Carlsbad Village. Tickets range from $25 - $30 and are available by calling the box office at 760-433-3245 or by visiting www.NewVillageArts.org. (more...)

Boston Globe Critic's Pick THE BOYS OF WINTER Ready To Move To A New City
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2009

'The Boys of Winter' was The Critic's Pick in The Boston Globe and receive an IRNE Award nomination for best new play in 2008. The play is now ready for a production in a different city. Authors are interested in talking to Indy producers. (more...)

Marian Seldes Stars as Dorothy Parker for Clurman Fest, 5/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2006

The radiant Marian Seldes will star as the brilliant wit of the famed Algonquin Round Table, Dorothy Parker in Ellen M.Violett's Dorothy Parker gets the Last Word. (more...)

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