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by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2009
Turtle Shell Productions is extending a successful run of ?Summer Shorties ? Summ-Ar Not? under a new name, Summer Shorts Fall Briefs, 20 exciting original short plays, which are split between the adult presentation and the youth. The plays are written by innovative playwrights from across the country and internationally. The event has two separate nights of performances that cater to adults and children. Previews begin on September 25.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2009
Turtle Shell Productions is extending a successful run of ?Summer Shorties ? Summ-Ar Not? under a new name, Summer Shorts Fall Briefs, 20 exciting original short plays, which are split between the adult presentation and the youth. The plays are written by innovative playwrights from across the country and internationally. The event has two separate nights of performances that cater to adults and children. Previews begin on September 25.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2009
Turtle Shell Productions is extending a successful run of ?Summer Shorties ? Summ-Ar Not? under a new name, Summer Shorts Fall Briefs, 20 exciting original short plays, written by innovative playwrights from across the country and internationally. The event has two separate nights of performances that cater to adults and children. Previews begin on September 25.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2009
Turtle Shell Productions is extending a successful run of ?Summer Shorties ? Summ-Ar Not? under a new name, Summer Shorts Fall Briefs, 20 exciting original short plays, written by innovative playwrights from across the country and internationally. The event has two separate nights of performances that cater to adults and children. Previews begin on September 25.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2011
Aurora Theatre Company proudly opens its 20th anniversary season with renowned American playwright Edward Albee's Pulitzer Prize-winning brutal comedy of manners A DELICATE BALANCE. Aurora Theatre Company Artistic Director Tom Ross helms a remarkable cast for A DELICATE BALANCE, including Aurora co-founder Ken Grantham and the company's first leading lady (Candida), Kimberly King.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2011
Aurora Theatre Company proudly opens its 20th anniversary season with renowned American playwright Edward Albee's Pulitzer Prize-winning brutal comedy of manners A DELICATE BALANCE. Aurora Theatre Company Artistic Director Tom Ross helms a remarkable cast for A DELICATE BALANCE, including Aurora co-founder Ken Grantham and the company's first leading lady (Candida), Kimberly King. Jamie Jones makes her Aurora Theatre Company debut and Bay Area favorites Anne Darragh, Charles Dean, and Carrie Paff return to the Aurora stage, rounding out this spectacular ensemble. A DELICATE BALANCE closes October 9 at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2010
What often holds playwrights back is that they rarely consider the person who will buy and produce their product: the producer.
by Movies News Desk - Oct 21, 2009
Vanessa Redgrave will join Monica Bellucci, David Strathairn and Rachel Weisz in the upcoming 'The Whistleblower' film. Shooting is expected to begin October 26 in Bucharest, Rumania.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2010
What often holds playwrights back is that they rarely consider the person who will buy and produce their product: the producer.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2008
Turtle Shell Productions presents the world premiere of Martin M. Zuckerman's To Walk in Darkness
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2008
Two-time Emmy Award-winner Daniel J. Travanti ('Hill Street Blues') returns to the New York stage in a revival of the Eugene O'Neill classic A TOUCH OF THE POET as Con Melody -- a role he has played previously to acclaim in Boston, Washington and Denver -- with previews to begin December 2, prior to an official opening December 7, at The 14th Street Theater (344 East 14th Street) in Manhattan.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2008
Turtle Shell Productions presents the world premiere of Martin M. Zuckerman's To Walk in Darkness
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2010
According to TV Guide, Oscar winner Olympia Dukakis has been cast as an attorney on the series 'Law & Order: SVU.' Dukakis won the Oscar in 1987 for her role in 'Moonstruck.'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2010
Aurora Theatre Company announced today its plans for a workshop production of Stravinsky's L'Histoire du Soldat (A Soldier's Tale). Through an innovative collaboration between Artistic Director Tom Ross and former San Francisco Ballet dancer Muriel Maffre, Aurora will develop a re-imagined production of L'Histoire du Soldat, based on a new translation of the libretto and new adaptation of the score. The project will feature four musicians (piano, violin, clarinet and percussion), three actors, two dancers/puppeteers, puppets (one life-size and one small), and video elements. Maffre, who performed a concert version of the work with the Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival in Seattle, will serve as choreographer, dancer, and co-director of the workshop. Artistic Director Tom Ross will co-direct with Maffre, and Berkeley Opera's Jonathan Khuner will serve as musical director.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2010
Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) is pleased to announce the full company of The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore, by Tennessee Williams, directed by Michael Wilson. The cast will include Curtis Billings (Giulio), Elisa Bocanegra (Simonetta), Olympia Dukakis (Flora Goforth), Edward Hibbert (Witch of Capri), Maggie Lacey (Frances Black), Darren Pettie (Christopher Flanders).
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2010
Aurora Theatre Company continues its 18th season with Henrik Ibsen's rarely-produced masterwork JOHN GABRIEL BORKMAN, in a new version by David Eldridge. Aurora Theatre Company founding Artistic Director Barbara Oliver, who directed the company's hit production of Ibsen's The Master Builder, returns to helm this fiercely relevant drama, featuring Bay Area stage veteran James Carpenter (The Master Builder) in the title role, and stage and television actress Karen Grassle (Little House on the Prairie) in her Aurora debut.
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2011
THE ECCENTRICITIES OF A NIGHTINGALE closes May 8 at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley. For tickets ($10-55) and information the public can call (510) 843-4822 or visit auroratheatre.org.
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2011
Aurora Theatre Company announced today that Arion Press in San Francisco will print a limited edition handcrafted book of renowned American playwright Edward Albee's script for A DELICATE BALANCE; the book printing will coincide with Aurora Theatre Company's production of the play.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2011
The New Musical Foundation and Off The Leash Productions are proud to announce that David Eric Davis' and Sam Forman's critically-acclaimed F#@KING UP EVERYTHING will premiere as part of the 2011 Capital Fringe Festival.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2010
A housekeeper who hates cleaning prefers trying to dream up the funniest joke in the world, even though she's convinced it might kill her.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2012
The Dallas Opera announced today that the key role of Juliana Bordereau in the company's 25th Anniversary production of Dominick Argento's THE ASPERN PAPERS will be sung by Canadian-born French soprano Alexandra Deshorties. Ms. Deshorties made her Dallas Opera debut in October of 2009 as Desdemona in Giuseppe Verdi's Otello, in the production that opened the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House at the AT&T Performing Arts Center.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2011
Aurora Theatre Company proudly opens its 20th anniversary season with renowned American playwright Edward Albee's Pulitzer Prize-winning brutal comedy of manners A DELICATE BALANCE. Aurora Theatre Company Artistic Director Tom Ross helms a remarkable cast for A DELICATE BALANCE, including Aurora co-founder Ken Grantham and the company's first leading lady (Candida), Kimberly King.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2011
The New Musical Foundation and Off The Leash Productions are proud to announce that David Eric Davis' and Sam Forman's critically-acclaimed F#@KING UP EVERYTHING will premiere as part of the 2011 Capital Fringe Festival.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2012
OPERA America, the national service organization for opera, has announced that it has awarded nearly $200,000 in Audience Development grants, as part of The Opera Fund, to 16 U.S. opera companies.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2009
Theater veterans Mark Lamos and Michael Ross have been named artistic director and managing director, respectively, of Westport Country Playhouse in Westport, Connecticut, as the historic theater enters its 79th season. The new leadership team will assume their positions on February 1, 2009.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2011
Olympia Dukakis, the Academy Award-winning actress who is currently starring in Roundabout's THE MILK TRAIN DOESN'T STOP HERE ANYMORE will appear for a reading of Brooklyn Story with the book's author, Suzanne Corso, at the Borders at Columbus Circle. The date replaces the originally announced January 30th.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2010
Aurora Theatre Company presents the World Premiere of lauded Chicago playwright Joel Drake Johnson's THE FIRST GRADE. Aurora Theatre Company Artistic Director Tom Ross directs this new play from Johnson, whom The Chicago Reader declared 'balances gallows humor with acute insight and compassion. He creates characters so real you wonder what will happen to them after the final blackout.' Featuring Julia Brothers and Warren David Keith, along with Rebecca Schweitzer, Paul Santiago, Tina Sanchez, and Adrian Anchondo, THE FIRST GRADE plays January 22-February 28 at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2009
The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announced initial casting for Christopher Durang's WHY TORTURE IS WRONG, AND THE PEOPLE WHO LOVE THEM and Craig Lucas's THE SINGING FOREST. Nicholas Martin will direct Why Torture Is Wrong... with a cast of seven that includes Amir Arison, David Aaron Baker, Kristine Nielsen and John Pankow. Mark Wing-Davey will direct a cast of nine that includes Academy Award winner Olympia Dukakis in The Singing Forest. The cast for Why Torture Is Wrong..., which runs March 24 to April 26, will include Amir Arison (Queens Boulevard at Signature), David Aaron Baker (Dead Man's Cell Phone at Playwrights Horizons), Kristine Nielsen (Crazy Mary at Playwrights Horizons), and John Pankow (The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie at The New Group). Early casting for The Singing Forest, running April 7 to May 17, will feature Olympia Dukakis (Academy Award winner for Moonstruck) as Loe Reiman. Ms. Dukakis' New York stage credits include the Encores! production of 70, Girls, 70, Barra Grant's A Mother, A Daughter and a Gun, Social Security directed by Mike Nichols, Rose (Outer Critics Award and Drama Desk nom.), Who's Who in Hell, The Aspern Papers, Night of the Iguana, Christopher Durang's The Marriage of Bette and Boo (Obie Award), Sam Shepard's Curse of the Starving Class, Peer Gynt, Titus Andronicus, Electra, Vaclav Havel's Memorandum, Brecht's A Man's a Man (Obie Award), One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, and A View From the Bridge (Theatre World Award).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2012
The Dallas Opera today announced the three profoundly passionate musical masterpieces that will comprise the company's 2012-2013 Season in the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House at the AT&T Performing Arts Center.
by Stage Tube - Jan 19, 2012
BroadwayWorld.com is excited to share a weekly series developed by the Theatre Communications Group! This week actress Olympia Dukakis shares pivotal moments in her theatre career and why the arts matter to her!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2010
Aurora Theatre Company continues its 18th season with Henrik Ibsen's rarely-produced masterwork JOHN GABRIEL BORKMAN, in a new version by David Eldridge. Aurora Theatre Company founding Artistic Director Barbara Oliver, who directed the company's hit production of Ibsen's The Master Builder, returns to helm this fiercely relevant drama, featuring Bay Area stage veteran James Carpenter (The Master Builder) in the title role, and stage and television actress Karen Grassle (Little House on the Prairie) in her Aurora debut.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2012
Aurora Theatre Company founding Artistic Director Barbara Oliver returns to the company for its 20th anniversary season to direct Arthur Schnitzler's (La Ronde) first theatrical work for the stage, ANATOL. This World Premiere translation, commissioned by Aurora Theatre Company, from renowned Schnitzler expert (and Berkeley resident) Margret Schaefer, features Mike Ryan (Shakespeare Santa Cruz) in his Aurora debut as Anatol, along with Aurora veterans Tim Kniffin (Trouble in Mind, The Best Man) and Delia MacDougall (SEX, The Old Neighborhood). ANATOL plays April 6 through May 13 at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley. For tickets ($30-55) and information the public can call (510) 843-4822 or visit auroratheatre.org.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2011
In honor of Tennessee Williams' 100th birthday, Aurora Theatre Company continues its 19th season with the playwright's haunting drama THE ECCENTRICITIES OF A NIGHTINGALE. Aurora Theatre Company Artistic Director Tom Ross helms this evocative play featuring Beth Wilmurt, Charles Dean, Marcia Pizzo, and Thomas Gorrebeeck, along with Amy Crumpacker, Ryan Tasker, Leanne Borghesi, and Beth Deitchman.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2011
In a spectacular finale to its triumphant launch year, National Theatre Wales joins forces with WildWorks and brings Port Talbot-born actor Michael Sheen back home to star in The Passion - a one-off theatre event with the community of Port Talbot at its very heart.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2011
Olympia Dukakis, the Academy Award-winning actress who is currently starring in Roundabout's THE MILK TRAIN DOESN'T STOP HERE ANYMORE will appear for a reading of Brooklyn Story with the book's author, Suzanne Corso, at the Borders at Columbus Circle. The date replaces the originally announced January 30th.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2009
Aurora Theatre Company presents the World Premiere of lauded Chicago playwright Joel Drake Johnson's THE FIRST GRADE. Aurora Theatre Company Artistic Director Tom Ross directs this new play from Johnson, whom The Chicago Reader declared 'balances gallows humor with acute insight and compassion. He creates characters so real you wonder what will happen to them after the final blackout.' Featuring Julia Brothers and Warren David Keith, along with Rebecca Schweitzer, Paul Santiago, Tina Sanchez, and Adrian Anchondo, THE FIRST GRADE plays January 22-February 28 at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2010
A housekeeper who hates cleaning prefers trying to dream up the funniest joke in the world, even though she's convinced it might kill her.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2012
The Dallas Opera has announced that single tickets for the tremendously popular AÏDA-its 2012-2013 Season Opener-will become available on Monday, September 10, 2012 at 10:00 am.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2010
Aurora Theatre Company continues its 18th season with Henrik Ibsen's rarely-produced masterwork JOHN GABRIEL BORKMAN, in a new version by David Eldridge. Aurora Theatre Company founding Artistic Director Barbara Oliver, who directed the company's hit production of Ibsen's The Master Builder, returns to helm this fiercely relevant drama, featuring Bay Area stage veteran James Carpenter (The Master Builder) in the title role, and stage and television actress Karen Grassle (Little House on the Prairie) in her Aurora debut.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2012
Aurora Theatre Company founding Artistic Director Barbara Oliver returns to the company for its 20th anniversary season to direct Arthur Schnitzler's (La Ronde) first theatrical work for the stage, ANATOL. This World Premiere translation, commissioned by Aurora Theatre Company, from renowned Schnitzler expert (and Berkeley resident) Margret Schaefer, features Mike Ryan (Shakespeare Santa Cruz) in his Aurora debut as Anatol, along with Aurora veterans Tim Kniffin (Trouble in Mind, The Best Man) and Delia MacDougall (SEX, The Old Neighborhood). ANATOL plays April 6 through May 13 at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley. For tickets ($30-55) and information the public can call (510) 843-4822 or visit auroratheatre.org.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2011
In honor of Tennessee Williams' 100th birthday, Aurora Theatre Company continues its 19th season with the playwright's haunting drama THE ECCENTRICITIES OF A NIGHTINGALE. Aurora Theatre Company Artistic Director Tom Ross helms this evocative play featuring Beth Wilmurt, Charles Dean, Marcia Pizzo, and Thomas Gorrebeeck, along with Amy Crumpacker, Ryan Tasker, Leanne Borghesi, and Beth Deitchman.