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by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2013
Lincoln Center Theater, under the direction of Producing Artistic Director Andre Bishop, has announced that Bianca Amato, Shirine Babb, John Patrick Doherty, Austin Durant, Richard Easton, Francesca Faridany, Stephanie Fieger, Malcolm Gets, John Glover, Ben Horner, Ruy Iskandar, Brian d'Arcy James, Byron Jennings, Aaron Krohn, Jeremiah Maestas, Christopher McHale, Jonny Orsini, Sam Poon, Triney Sandoval, Nathan Stark, Daniel Sunjata, Patrick Vaill, Tyler Lansing Weaks and Derek Wilson will join Ethan Hawke and Anne-Marie Duff in its upcoming production of Shakespeare's MACBETH, directed by Jack O'Brien. The production, which will feature a cast of 27, will begin previews on Thursday, October 24 and open on Thursday, November 21 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2012
The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Patrick Willingham) will begin previews for the world premiere production ofTHE TWENTHY-SEVENTH MAN, by Nathan Englander, on Wednesday, November 7. Directed by Barry Edelstein, THE TWENTY-SEVENTH MAN runs through Sunday, December 9 in The Public's Martinson Theater at its Astor Place home, with an official press opening on Sunday, November 18. Tickets are on sale now at(212) 967-7555, www.publictheater.org, or in person at The Public Theater box office.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2012
The Skivvies are having a release party for their debut single, 'Hardbody Hoedown,' a bluegrass-tinged parody mega-medley of hip-hop songs about body parts. This will take place at the newly re-launched Cutting Room (44 E. 32nd St.) on Monday, October 29 at 7:30.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2012
The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Patrick Willingham) announced complete casting today for the world premiere of THE TWENTY-SEVENTH MAN by Nathan Englander. Directed by Barry Edelstein, THE TWENTY-SEVENTH MAN begins previews on Wednesday, November 7 in The Public's Martinson Theater and will run through Sunday, December 9. The official press opening, originally scheduled for Monday, November 19, will now take place on Sunday, November 18. Single tickets, beginning at $75, are on sale now. The complete cast of THE TWENTY-SEVENTH MAN features Happy Anderson (Guard), Byron Jennings (The Agent in Charge), Daniel Oreskes (Moishe Bretzky), Ron Rifkin (Yevgeny Zunser), Noah Robbins (Pinchas Pelovits), and Chip Zien (Vasily Korinsky).
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2012
The Public Theater announced today that it will extend the acclaimed new production The Twenty-Seventh Man an additional week, through Sunday, December 16. Written by Nathan Englander and directed by Barry Edelstein, The Twenty-Seventh Man officially opened on Sunday, November 18 and was originally scheduled to close on Sunday, December 9.
by Movies News Desk - Nov 15, 2013
'I am strong. I am invincible, I am woman ...' -- Those immortal words sung by Helen Reddy could very well have been describing Women In Film co-founder, Nancy Malone, who will among many honorees at the annual New York Women in Film & Television Muse Awards on December 12, 2013.
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2013
Tonight is opening night at the Guthrie for An Iliad, the single-actor storytelling adaptation of Homer's Greek classic about the siege of Troy, featuring Stephen Yoakam (more than 75 Guthrie productions including a lauded turn as Bertolt Brecht in 2012's Tales from Hollywood and as Creon in 2011's The Burial at Thebes) as The Poet and directed by Benjamin McGovern (The Edge of Our Bodies, Circle Mirror Transformation). An Iliad is written by Lisa Peterson (director of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof at the Guthrie in 2012, as well as the upcoming production of Clybourne Parkopening in June) and Denis O'Hare from a translation of Homer by Robert Fagles.
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2012
Opening night for Robert Falls' major revival of THE ICEMAN COMETH, O'Neill's towering portrait of hope and disillusionment, is tonight May 3 at Chicago's Goodman Theatre. The production is led by Tony Award-winning stage and screen star Nathan Lane as Theodore 'Hickey' Hickman, the quintessential purveyor and slayer of pipe dreams. The 18-member cast is one of the largest ensembles to take the Goodman stage in recent years. Tony Award-winner Brian Dennehy portrays one-time syndicalist-anarchist Larry Slade, joined by mix of local and out-of-town actors as the motley assortment of former soldiers of fortune, entrepreneurs, political dissidents and social outcasts in Harry Hope's saloon. See photos of Lane, Brian Dennehy and more in THE ICEMAN COMETH below!
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2012
Roundabout Theatre Company has announced a new Broadway production of Clifford Odets' The Big Knife, starring Emmy® Award winner and Tony Award® nominee Bobby Cannavale, directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes.
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2012
Opening night for Robert Falls' major revival of THE ICEMAN COMETH, O'Neill's towering portrait of hope and disillusionment, is coming up May 3 at Chicago's Goodman Theatre. The production, currently in previews, is led by Tony Award-winning stage and screen star Nathan Lane as Theodore 'Hickey' Hickman, the quintessential purveyor and slayer of pipe dreams. The 18-member cast is one of the largest ensembles to take the Goodman stage in recent years. See photos of Lane, Brian Dennehy and more in THE ICEMAN COMETH below!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2014
Melbourne Theatre Company today paid tribute to one of Australia's great actors, Wendy Hughes, who passed away yesterday.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2012
Irish Repertory Theatre continues its acclaimed 24th Season with the New York premiere of famed poet Paul Durcan's GIVE ME YOUR HAND, with previews set to begin March 7, prior to an official opening March 11 in Irish Repertory Theatre Company's W. Scott McLucas Studio Theatre (132 West 22nd Street). Richard Twyman directs.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2013
The Guthrie Theater today announced complete casting for its production of 2011 Pulitzer Prize and 2012 Tony Award winner Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris, the biting, powerhouse contemporary satire about race and gentrification during the past half century in America. Written in response to Lorraine Hansberry's classic A Raisin in the Sun, Clybourne Park has sparked conversation and dialogue across America wherever it has played. Lisa Peterson (Guthrie: Major Barbara, Oedipus) returns to direct another great, biting American story at the Guthrie after last year's lauded production of Tennessee Williams' Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2013
Riverside Theatre presents the third and final production for this season's Waxlax Stage. The Award-winning Faith Healer will perform on the Waxlax Stage from April 4-14, 2013 and is presented by Riverside Theatre's Patron Producers.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2012
Irish Repertory Theatre continues its acclaimed 24th Season with the New York premiere of famed poet Paul Durcan's GIVE ME YOUR HAND, with previews set to begin March 7, prior to an official opening March 11 in Irish Repertory Theatre Company's W. Scott McLucas Studio Theatre (132 West 22nd Street). Richard Twyman directs.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2012
Irish Repertory Theatre continues its acclaimed 24th Season with the New York premiere of famed poet Paul Durcan's GIVE ME YOUR HAND, with previews set to begin March 7, prior to an official opening March 11 in Irish Repertory Theatre Company's W. Scott McLucas Studio Theatre (132 West 22nd Street). Richard Twyman directs.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2013
The Guthrie Theater presents its production of 2011 Pulitzer Prize and 2012 Tony Award winner Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris, the biting, powerhouse contemporary satire about race and gentrification during the past half century in America. Written in response to Lorraine Hansberry's classic A Raisin in the Sun, Clybourne Park has sparked conversation and dialogue across America wherever it has played. Lisa Peterson (Guthrie: Major Barbara, Oedipus) returns to direct another great, biting American story at the Guthrie after last year's lauded production of Tennessee Williams' Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production photos below.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2012
Trinity Repertory Company has announced a one-night-only engagement with award-winning television, stage and screen actor Brian Dennehy tonight, July 30 at 7:00pm in Trinity Rep's Dowling Theater. Together onstage with Trinity Rep resident actor Fred Sullivan, Jr., the pair will discuss and perform the work of America's premier playwright Eugene O'Neill.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2012
Artistic Director Robert Falls' major revival of Eugene O'Neill's nearly five-hour, 18-character epic broke box office records and played to 100% of capacity at the Goodman-officially concluding its 50-performance extended run as the most successful show in the Goodman's 87-year history.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2013
The Guthrie Theater previously announced additional performances for its production of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize and 2012 Tony Award winner Clybourne Park-a powerhouse contemporary satire about race and gentrification during the past half century in America written by Bruce Norris. The additional performances are today, July 28 at 1:00 p.m. and Sunday, August 4 at 1:00 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2013
The Guthrie Theater today announced additional performances for its production of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize and 2012 Tony Award winner Clybourne Park-a powerhouse contemporary satire about race and gentrification during the past half century in America written by Bruce Norris. The additional performances are Sunday, July 28 at 1:00 p.m. and Sunday, August 4 at 1:00 p.m. Penned in response to Lorraine Hansberry's classic A Raisin in the Sun, Clybourne Park has sparked conversation and dialogue across America wherever it has played. Lisa Peterson(Guthrie: Major Barbara, Oedipus) directs this biting American story at the Guthrie after last year's lauded production of Tennessee Williams' Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2012
Trinity Repertory Company has announced a one-night-only engagement with award-winning television, stage and screen actor Brian Dennehy on Monday, July 30 at 7:00pm in Trinity Rep's Dowling Theater. Together onstage with Trinity Rep resident actor Fred Sullivan, Jr., the pair will discuss and perform the work of America's premier playwright Eugene O'Neill.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2013
Westport Country Playhouse hosted an unveiling of a portrait of the late actor Jason Robards, for whom the theater is named, on Tuesday, July 9. The portrait depicts Robards in the role of Cornelius Melody in 'A Touch of the Poet' by Eugene O'Neill. Donated to the Playhouse by Robards's children, Jake and Shannon, it is displayed in the Playhouse lobby. The portrait artist is Clyde Smith of Silvermine Arts Center. Click below to watch a video clip (taken by Chad Kinsman) from the unveiling!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2013
The Shakespeare Theatre Company's annual Free For All is a much-loved Washington tradition, offering free Shakespeare performances to the general public for the past 22 years. This year the beloved tradition launches the Company's 2013-2014 Season by reviving Much Ado About Nothing, initially presented during the 2011-2012 Season with original direction by Ethan McSweeny. Much Ado About Nothing will run at STC's Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from August 20-September 1, 2013. Resident Assistant Director Jenny Lord will direct this delightful summer comedy for residents and visitors to D.C.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2013
Long Wharf Theatre will present the world premiere of Laura Jacqmin's new play January Joiner: A Weight Loss Horror Comedy from tonight, January 9 through February 10, 2013 on Stage II.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2013
Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) just announced the full company for the new Broadway production of The Big Knife by Clifford Odets, starring Rachel Brosnahan as "Dixie Evans," Bobby Cannavale as "Charlie Castle," Marin Ireland as "Marion Castle," Billy Eugene Jones as "Russell," Richard Kind as "Marcus Hoff," Adam Rapp as "Hank Teagle," Ana Reeder as "Connie Bliss," Reg Rogers as "Smiley Coy," Joey Slotnick as "Buddy Bliss," Brenda Wehle as "Patty Benedict," Chip Zien as "Nat Danziger," directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014
Berkeley Repertory Theatre announces the world premiere of The House that will not Stand, a historical comedic drama commissioned from award-winning poet-playwright and Oakland native Marcus Gardley. Sensuous, witty, heartbreaking, and uplifting - The House that will not Stand unearths a story about free women of color in 1836 New Orleans, where black Creole women entered into common-law marriages with affluent white men. When her wealthy lover mysteriously dies, Beartrice Albans' foundation of security hangs precariously by a thread. She is left to fend for her three unwed daughters in a world where freedom must be carefully negotiated. Told in a rich and lyrical river of words, this new play was developed through The Ground Floor: Berkeley Rep's Center for the Creation and Development of New Work. It's helmed by Patricia McGregor, whose many credits include the celebrated production of Spunk at California Shakespeare Theater. The House that will not Stand begins previews on Berkeley Rep's intimate Thrust Stage today, January 31, opens on Wednesday, February 5 and runs through Sunday, March 16, 2014.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014
Cupid's arrows fly anywhere but straight in French playwright Jean Cocteau's Les Parents Terribles. A raucous romp of love and lust that hits right in the heart of the family, Les Parents Terribles opens March 2, 2014, at The Artistic Home.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014
Berkeley Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of The House that will not Stand, a humorous and gripping historical drama commissioned from award- winning poet-playwright and Oakland native Marcus Gardley. Sensuous, witty, heartbreaking, and uplifting - The House that will not Stand unearths a story about free women of color in 1836 New Orleans, where black Creole women entered into common-law marriages with affluent white men. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast below!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 21, 2013
Check out the recently released commercial for the show below and meet the cast with videos of them from past productions and roles!
by Meet the Cast - Jan 12, 2014
Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) will present Manhattan Theatre Club's upcoming world premiere of Outside Mullingar, the new play by Tony and Pulitzer Prize winner John Patrick Shanley, directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes. OUTSIDE MULLINGAR will run at MTC's Samuel J. FriedmanTheatre (261 West 47th Street) with previews beginning Friday, January 3, 2014 for a Thursday, January 23, 2014 opening night. The cast will feature Tony Award winner Brian F. O'Byrne, Emmy Award winner Debra Messing, Peter Maloney, and Dearbhla Molloy. Scroll down to learn more about the cast!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014
Lincoln Center Theater has announced that John Aylward, Kristen Bush, Beth Dixon, Barbara Garrick, Jan Maxwell, Luke Niehaus, Kevin O'Rourke and Michael Simpson will be featured in its upcoming production of THE CITY OF CONVERSATION, a new play by Anthony Giardina, directed by Doug Hughes. THE CITY OF CONVERSATION begins previews Thursday, April 10 and opens on Monday, May 5 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). Additional casting for THE CITY OF CONVERSATION will be announced at a later date.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2013
Berkeley Repertory Theatre announces the world premiere of The House that will not Stand, a historical comedic drama commissioned from award-winning poet-playwright and Oakland native Marcus Gardley. Sensuous, witty, heartbreaking, and uplifting - The House that will not Stand unearths a story about free women of color in 1836 New Orleans, where black Creole women entered into common-law marriages with affluent white men. When her wealthy lover mysteriously dies, Beartrice Albans' foundation of security hangs precariously by a thread. She is left to fend for her three unwed daughters in a world where freedom must be carefully negotiated. Told in a rich and lyrical river of words, this new play was developed through The Ground Floor: Berkeley Rep's Center for the Creation and Development of New Work. It's helmed by Patricia McGregor, whose many credits include the celebrated production of Spunk at California Shakespeare Theater. The House that will not Stand begins previews on Berkeley Rep's intimate Thrust Stage on Friday, January 31, opens on Wednesday, February 5 and runs through Sunday, March 16, 2014.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2013
BAM and Scott Rudin will present Goodman Theatre's renowned revival of Eugene O'Neill's The Iceman Cometh from February 5 through March 15, 2015. Directed by Goodman Artistic Director Robert Falls and featuring Tony Award-winning stage and screen actors Nathan Lane (as Theodore "Hickey" Hickman) and Brian Dennehy (as Larry Slade), the production, including its original Chicago cast, is slated for a six-week run in the BAM Harvey Theater. Ticket on-sale dates will be announced in the fall of 2014.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2012
The Public Theater's new production The Twenty-Seventh Man closes today, December 16. Written by Nathan Englander and directed by Barry Edelstein, The Twenty-Seventh Man officially opened on Sunday, November 18 and was originally scheduled to close on Sunday, December 9.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2012
Long Wharf Theatre will present the world premiere of Laura Jacqmin's new play January Joiner: A Weight Loss Horror Comedy from January 9 through February 10, 2013 on Stage II.
by Movies News Desk - Dec 12, 2013
'I am strong. I am invincible, I am woman ...' -- Those immortal words sung by Helen Reddy could very well have been describing Women In Film co-founder, Nancy Malone, who will among many honorees at the annual New York Women in Film & Television Muse Awards tonight, December 12, 2013.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2012
Roundabout Theatre Company has confirmed the opening date for the new Broadway production of The Big Knife by Clifford Odets, starring Emmy® Award winner and Tony Award® nominee Bobby Cannavale and directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2013
The Shakespeare Theatre Company's annual Free For All is a much-loved Washington tradition, offering free Shakespeare performances to the general public for the past 22 years. This year the beloved tradition launches the Company's 2013-2014 Season by reviving Much Ado About Nothing, initially presented during the 2011-2012 Season with original direction by Ethan McSweeny. Much Ado About Nothing will run at STC's Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from today, August 20-September 1, 2013. Resident Assistant Director Jenny Lord will direct this delightful summer comedy for residents and visitors to D.C.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2013
Riverside Theatre presents the third and final production for this season's Waxlax Stage. The Award-winning Faith Healer will perform on the Waxlax Stage from tonight, April 4-14, 2013 and is presented by Riverside Theatre's Patron Producers.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2013
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Helen Hayes' 1947 Tony Award for Best Dramatic Actress for her performance in HAPPY BIRTHDAY just sold at an auction for $37,230. Hayes' award was a silver makeup compact from Tiffany.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2012
Eugene O'Neill's first full-length play, BEYOND THE HORIZON, directed by Louis Contey, will perform for eight final shows and close on April 22nd.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2012
Preview performances begin April 21 (Opening Night is May 3) for Robert Falls' major revival of The Iceman Cometh, O'Neill's towering portrait of hope and disillusionment. Led by Tony Award-winning stage and screen star Nathan Lane as Theodore "Hickey" Hickman, the quintessential purveyor and slayer of pipe dreams, the 18-member cast is one of the largest ensembles to take the Goodman stage in recent years.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2012
Eugene O'Neill's first full-length play, BEYOND THE HORIZON, directed by Louis Contey, will perform for eight final shows and close on April 22nd.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2012
Preview performances begin April 21 (Opening Night is May 3) for Robert Falls' major revival of The Iceman Cometh, O'Neill's towering portrait of hope and disillusionment. Led by Tony Award-winning stage and screen star Nathan Lane as Theodore "Hickey" Hickman, the quintessential purveyor and slayer of pipe dreams, the 18-member cast is one of the largest ensembles to take the Goodman stage in recent years.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2012
Irish Repertory Theatre continues its acclaimed 24th Season with the New York premiere of famed poet Paul Durcan's GIVE ME YOUR HAND in Irish Repertory Theatre Company's W. Scott McLucas Studio Theatre (132 West 22nd Street). Richard Twyman directs.