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by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2011
Olney Theatre Center, a 73-year-old professional, award-winning, year round Theatre, announces the upcoming opening of the Witness for the Prosecution, an adaptation of Agatha Christie's short story.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2012
According to Dark Horizons, Wes Anderson recently revealed that Broadway favorite Angela Lansbury has joined Bill Murray, Johnny Deep and Jude Law in 'The Grand Budapest Hotel'. Lansbury will play a 'woman of mystery' in the movie, which will begn filming in January.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2011
Olney Theatre Center, a 73-year-old professional, award-winning, year round Theatre, announces the upcoming opening of the Witness for the Prosecution, an adaptation of Agatha Christie's short story.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2011
SBCT will hold auditions for 'Blue', 'The 39 Steps', and 'The Madwoman of Chaillot' over the next few weeks so mark your calendars! Dates and basic info are below, more details for each show including role breakdowns and rehearsal/production dates can be found at www.sbct.org.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2012
As BroadwayWorld reported last month, stage and screen legend Angela Lansbury was in talks to join Wes Anderson's THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL. Today, IndieWire reports that Lansbury, who will be performing in Australia's DRIVING MISS DAISY opposite James Earl Jones, will no longer be a part of the film; Ralph Fiennes, Bill Murray and Jude Law are all reportedly close to deals.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2012
Angela Lansbury, whose career has spanned close to seven decades in film and theatre, is currently gearing up for an Australian tour of DRIVING MISS DAISY opposite James Earl Jones. The tour, which launches in February, will wrap up in June 2013 - but don't expect Lansbury to take too much down time. She tells the Sydney Morning Herald that she'll be back to performing next fall in New York, in a new production of Enid Bagnold's THE CHALK GARDEN.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2012
The charming tale of a group of eccentrics who attempt to save 1940s Nazi-occupied France from the corruption of corporate executives and big-government politicos will take the stage when Stephen F. Austin State University College of Fine Arts and School of Theatre present 'The Madwoman of Chaillot,' written by Jean Giraudoux and adapted by Maurice Valency, at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, Nov. 13 through 17, in W.M Turner Auditorium.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2012
The Charing Cross Theatre will present the British premiere of Jerry Herman's musical DEAR WORLD, starring Betty Buckley and Paul Nicholas and directed and choreographed by Gillian Lynne, from 4 February - 30 March 2013, with a press night on Wednesday 13 February.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2012
Audiences will be captivated at what happens on stage when the Stephen F. Austin State University School of Theatre presents 'The Madwoman of Chaillot' tonight through Nov. 17, in W.M. Turner Auditorium. But equally fascinating and impressive is what goes on behind the scenes of this SFA production of the play written by French dramatist Jean Giraudoux and adapted by Maurice Valency. Read on to get a glimpse into the backstage work!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2011
Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner CANDICE BERGEN, five-time Tony Award winner ANGELA LANSBURY, Tony and Emmy Award winner JOHN LARROQUETTE and Drama Desk Award winner and Academy Award nominee MICHAEL McKEAN will join the previously announced JAMES EARL JONES in the Spring 2012 Broadway revival of Gore Vidal's THE BEST MAN.
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2012
Meet the Sycamores - the delightfully eccentric family at the center of the action in the madcap comedy classic, You Can't Take It With You. They revel in day-to-day occurrences such as collecting snakes, making fireworks in the basement, and practicing ballet steps in the parlor. When their daughter Alice, decides to invite her conservative boyfriend's family to dinner, they promise to be on their best behavior. However...! Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and adapted into an Academy Award winning film, this beloved comedy has been a perennial favorite to theatre-goers for more than 70 years.
by Mark Andrew Lawrence - May 29, 2012
Each season Toronto's Civic Light Opera Company revises and revives failed and forgotten shows from Broadway's past. This year it's the 1969 Jerry Herman musical DEAR WORLD based on the Jean Giraudoux play THE MADWOMAN OF CHAILLOT. Barbara Boddy and David Haines lead the cast in making the case for this much neglected show.
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2011
Helen Hayes Awards© Recommended Farragut North, by Washington, D.C., native Beau Willimon, explores the hubris, loyalty, and lust for power that accompany the drive to win. According to The Washington Post, '[Director Clay] Hopper's production has verve and energy, and every actor is razor sharp.' The will clone on Sunday, May 29.
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2011
New Georges (Susan Bernfield, Artistic Director; Sarah Cameron Sunde, Associate Director; Jaynie Saunders Tiller, Managing Director), the OBIE Award-winning downtown theater company founded in 1992, will present "THE GERM PROJECT," featuring the work of playwrights Kara Lee Corthron (directed by Kara-Lynn Vaeni), Lynn Rosen (directed by Shoshana Gold), Kathryn Walat (directed by Portia Krieger), and Anna Ziegler (directed by Beatrice Terry).
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2012
Gretna Theatre celebrates its 85th Anniversary season at the Mt. Gretna Playhouse with a sparkling opening performance by the one and only Tommy Tune in "Steps in Time" featuring the Manhattan Rhythm Kings for a single performance Sunday, June 3 at 7:30 pm. The nine-time Tony Award winner will perform his Broadway biography in song and dance to celebrate 50 years on the Great White Way.
by BWW - May 17, 2012
Stage and screen stars Brooke Shields and Richard Chamberlain will take on the iconic roles of Chris MacNeil and Father Merrin in playwright John Pielmeier's world premiere of The Exorcist at the Geffen Playhouse. Helmed by acclaimed director John Doyle, who won a Tony Award for his striking reimagining of Sweeney Todd, this stage adaptation of William Peter Blatty's famous 1971 novel transforms the unsettling battles of good versus evil, faith versus fact and ego versus ethos into a uniquely theatrical experience as sophisticated as it is suspenseful.
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2012
Meet the Sycamores - the delightfully eccentric family at the center of the action in the madcap comedy classic, You Can't Take It With You. They revel in day-to-day occurrences such as collecting snakes, making fireworks in the basement, and practicing ballet steps in the parlor. When their daughter Alice, decides to invite her conservative boyfriend's family to dinner, they promise to be on their best behavior. However...! Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and adapted into an Academy Award winning film, this beloved comedy has been a perennial favorite to theatre-goers for more than 70 years.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2011
As reported by Showbiz Tonight, 'Lady Gaga has just gotten a major shoutout from an acting legend. 85-year-old Angela Lansbury has just revealed to Showbiz Tonight, she wants Gaga to bring it to Broadway and play Mame, one of the stage's most over-the-top eccentrics. Lansbury, who won a Tony for originating the role in 1966, tells us Gaga could pull it off, more or less.' Lansbury herself went on to say that: 'She could sure wear the clothes, that's for sure...everything's possible.'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2011
Helen Hayes Awards© Recommended Farragut North, by Washington, D.C., native Beau Willimon, explores the hubris, loyalty, and lust for power that accompany the drive to win. According to The Washington Post, '[Director Clay] Hopper's production has verve and energy, and every actor is razor sharp.' The show will close on Sunday, June 5.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2011
New Georges (Susan Bernfield, Artistic Director; Sarah Cameron Sunde, Associate Director; Jaynie Saunders Tiller, Managing Director), the OBIE Award-winning downtown theater company founded in 1992, will present 'THE GERM PROJECT,' featuring the work of playwrights Kara Lee Corthron (directed by Kara-Lynn Vaeni), Lynn Rosen (directed by Shoshana Gold), Kathryn Walat (directed by Portia Krieger), and Anna Ziegler (directed by Beatrice Terry). The four 'germs' of full-length plays of scope and adventure commissioned by New Georges for this project will be presented together, fully produced, in a cohesive and satisfying ninety-minute intermission-less evening. There will be a connective thread to the pieces that will take place with visuals and storytelling. 'THE GERM PROJECT' will be performed at 3LD Art & Technology Center, 80 Greenwich Street (just south of Rector). Previews will begin on June 11, and the official Opening Night will be Monday, June 20 at 8:00 p.m. Performances will run through July 9.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2012
Gretna Theatre celebrates its 85th Anniversary season at the Mt. Gretna Playhouse with a sparkling opening performance by the one and only Tommy Tune in "Steps in Time" featuring the Manhattan Rhythm Kings for a single performance tonight, June 3 at 7:30 pm. The nine-time Tony Award winner will perform his Broadway biography in song and dance to celebrate 50 years on the Great White Way.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2012
The world premiere of Barrow Hill, a first play by new playwright Jane Wainwright, starring Janet Henfrey, and directed by Abbey Wright - whose recent work includes the multi-four star production of Dublin Carol as part of the Donmar at the Trafalgar Studios season - opens at the Finborough Theatre for a limited run of Sunday and Monday evening and Tuesday matinee performances on Sunday, 19 August 2012 (Press Night: Monday, 20 August 2012 at 7.30pm).
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2012
Tony Award winner Angela Lansbury leaves her role as Mrs. Sue-Ellen Gamadge in the Tony-nominated Broadway revival of Gore Vidal's THE BEST MAN today, July 22, 2012. Original cast members Candice Bergen, Eric McCormack and Kerry Butler also departed the production this month.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2012
The world premiere of Barrow Hill, a first play by new playwright Jane Wainwright, starring Janet Henfrey, and directed by Abbey Wright - whose recent work includes the multi-four star production of Dublin Carol as part of the Donmar at the Trafalgar Studios season - opens at the Finborough Theatre for a limited run of nine Sunday and Monday evening and Tuesday matinee performances on Sunday, 19 August 2012 (Press Night: Monday, 20 August 2012 at 7.30pm).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2012
South Bend Civic Theatre will open its 2012 Studio Theatre season with Jean Giraudoux's classic play "The Madwoman of Chaillot."
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2012
Turner Classic Movies has named Angela Lansbury its Star of the Month. Wednesdays throughout January will be devoted to the star, featuring some of her many film roles during primetime and into the early morning hours.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2012
South Bend Civic Theatre presents The Madwoman of Chaillot from February 10th-19th.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2013
As previously reported, Tony Award winner Betty Buckley will be playing the 'Madwoman of Chaillot,' the Countess Aurelia, in a London revival of Jerry Herman's Dear World at Charing Cross Theatre. The show has an opening date of tonight, February 4, running for eight weeks until March 30, 2013.
by - Feb 2, 2013
BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 2/2/2013.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2012
South Bend Civic Theatre will open its 2012 Studio Theatre season with Jean Giraudoux's classic play "The Madwoman of Chaillot."
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2012
South Bend Civic Theatre presents The Madwoman of Chaillot from February 10th-19th.
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 6, 2012
Within days college students will start readying for exams and BroadwayWorld's Student Center will take its winter break. To tie you over until classes start back up in January, we brings you a look back at the college spotlights, features and guest posts of the past fall. Enjoy and we'll see you back here in January!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 27, 2012
Further casting has been announced for the British premiere of Jerry Herman's musical DEAR WORLD, starring Betty Buckley and Paul Nicholas and directed and choreographed by Gillian Lynne, from 4 February - 30 March 2013, with a press night on Wednesday 13 February.
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 26, 2012
BroadwayWorld brings you the Best of South Bend in the year 2012. Check out the Top Theatre Stories from each month during in the year 2012. We look forward to another exciting year of theatre in 2013!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2012
Tony Award winner Betty Buckley will be playing the 'Madwoman of Chaillot,' the Countess Aurelia, in a London revival of Jerry Herman's DEAR WORLD at Charing Cross Theatre, according to Buckley's Facebook and Twitter pages. Rehearsals begin in December 2012 under the direction of Gillian Lynne, and the show is set to open in February 2013, running for eight weeks until the end of March.
by - Aug 5, 2012
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by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2012
The world premiere of Barrow Hill, a first play by new playwright Jane Wainwright, starring Janet Henfrey, and directed by Abbey Wright - whose recent work includes the multi-four star production of Dublin Carol as part of the Donmar at the Trafalgar Studios season - opens at the Finborough Theatre for a limited run of nine Sunday and Monday evening and Tuesday matinee performances tonight, Monday, 20 August 2012 at 7.30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2011
Rattlestick Playwrights Theater has announced the cast and creative team for the world premiere of The Wood, a new play written by award-winning filmmaker Dan Klores.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2012
The world premiere of Barrow Hill, a first play by new playwright Jane Wainwright, starring Janet Henfrey, and directed by Abbey Wright - whose recent work includes the multi-four star production of Dublin Carol as part of the Donmar at the Trafalgar Studios season - opens at the Finborough Theatre for a limited run of Sunday and Monday evening and Tuesday matinee performances today, 19 August 2012 (Press Night: Monday, 20 August 2012 at 7.30pm).
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2011
Rattlestick Playwrights Theater has announced the cast and creative team for the world premiere of The Wood, a new play written by award-winning filmmaker Dan Klores.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2012
As previously reported, Tony Award winner Betty Buckley will be playing the 'Madwoman of Chaillot,' the Countess Aurelia, in a London revival of Jerry Herman's DEAR WORLD at Charing Cross Theatre. The show has an opening date of February 4, running for eight weeks until March 30, 2013.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2012
Charing Cross Theatre has announced its second season, opening with the world premiere of THE MAN ON HER MIND, followed by the Olivier Award-winning OperaUpClose production of LA BOHEME, and concluding with the UK premiere of the 1969 Jerry Herman musical DEAR WORLD.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2012
Last week's poll asked which Broadway Betty Buckley role is your favorite, and your reponse was as follows: