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by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018
Alex M. Frankel returns to Theater Row with his new two-act play, Revocable Trust, a melodrama set in the America of 1953. A gentle young teacher, expecting a generous bequest from her deceased father, suddenly finds out she's been disinherited. All the money she was counting on will now go to a vicious gold digger who swooped down and captivated her father in his last illness. Who'll come to the rescue? A fairy godmother? A Prince Charming? What will our heroine resort to? Opens September 22 running through October 14 in Studio C - 6448 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90038.
by Anne Marie Scalies - Sep 5, 2018
When Tony Braithwaite set out to direct Biloxi Blues at Act II Playhouse, he had no idea what a tribute it would become. Legendary playwright, Neil Simon, passed away a week before opening. Something Braithwaite feared as Simon was upping in age, but with the days leading up to production and the Opening Night reception, he did this Bard justice. As did this impeccable cast and production team.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018
Kids of all ages will be enchanted by the WST for Kids' production of Disney's ALADDIN, JR.. Based on the classic 1992 Disney movie, and updated to include Alan Menken's new songs written for the 2014 Broadway production, this hour-long musical will be performed LIVE at Walnut Street Theatre September 22 - 30, 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018
In an effort to continue fostering the theatrical community between Los Angeles/Beverly Hills and San Francisco branches of Beverly Hills Playhouse, Los Angeles company members in association with WallyBird Productions have decided to present the hysterical two act comedy by James McClure with "Laundry And Bourbon" and "Lonestar".  One-weekend-only opening October 18 - 21, 2018.  The show will perform at The Firescape Theatre at The Beverly Hills Playhouse San Francisco.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2018
Alex M. Frankel returns to Theater Row with his new two-act play, Revocable Trust, a melodrama set in the America of 1953. A gentle young teacher, expecting a generous bequest from her deceased father, suddenly finds out she's been disinherited. All the money she was counting on will now go to a vicious gold digger who swooped down and captivated her father in his last illness. Who'll come to the rescue? A fairy godmother? A Prince Charming? What will our heroine resort to? Opens September 22 running through October 14 in Studio C - 6448 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90038.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2018
It's 1949, the war is over, and America is beginning a new chapter. Eugene Jerome and his brother Stan are being given a chance to audition as comedy writers for CBS in the emerging medium of television. If they succeed, they'll move out of the family home in Brighton Beach and into the Big City. Eugene, however, is distracted. He's fallen in love and thinks his new girl is The One. Stan has episodes of writer's block.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2018
It's 1949, the war is over, and America is beginning a new chapter. Eugene Jerome and his brother Stan are being given a chance to audition as comedy writers for CBS in the emerging medium of television. If they succeed, they'll move out of the family home in Brighton Beach and into the Big City. Eugene, however, is distracted. He's fallen in love and thinks his new girl is The One. Stan has episodes of writer's block.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018
It's 1949, the war is over, and America is beginning a new chapter. Eugene Jerome and his brother Stan are being given a chance to audition as comedy writers for CBS in the emerging medium of television. If they succeed, they'll move out of the family home in Brighton Beach and into the Big City. Eugene, however, is distracted. He's fallen in love and thinks his new girl is The One. Stan has episodes of writer's block.
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 30, 2018
Hillsboro High School's Tim Russell is deep into tech week with his castmates for their upcoming production of Bertolt Brecht's The Causasian Chalk Circle, which opens Thursday night, November 1, and is presented by The Hillsboro Players under the direction of Will Butler and Kristin Moon.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2018
Matthew Broderick is headed for Netflix!
by Stage Tube - Oct 17, 2018
New York is the home of Broadway and there are lots of new musical adaptations happening right now. Jimmy Kimmel decided to have some fun with that, so he and his team came up with a fake musical based on a real local event, the Miracle on the Hudson which is the story of flight 1549 and the heroic work of Captain "Sully" Sullenberger.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018
Westport Country Playhouse's world-premiere drama, "Thousand Pines," brings the national dialogue about gun violence to the stage, October 30 through November 17.  Written by Matthew Greene, and directed by Austin Pendleton, the new play was part of the Playhouse's 2017 New Works Circle Initiative, a program dedicated to the discovery, development, and production of new live theatrical works.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018
The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts announces the actors selected for The Wallis Studio Ensemble's 2018-2019 company. This marks the third season of this groundbreaking company for early-career actors producing theater for social change. The San Diego Tribune describes the emerging ensemble as 'hauntingly beautiful' - and by ArtNowLAas 'Mesmerizing ... harrowing and provocative, this is avant-garde theater that sticks with you long after the curtain comes down." The Ensemble also received the Los Angeles Times theater pick of the week in June 2018 and was featured on NPR's KPCC in a piece by Priska Neely in 2016, in its first season.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2018
The theatre world lost one of its greatest writers with the passing of Neil Simon in August, so New Theatre's programming of Broadway Bound to round off 2019 holds a certain piquancy. It's an opportunity for Sydney theatre lovers to reacquaint themselves with his comic genius.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018
Alex M. Frankel returns to Theater Row with his new two-act play, Revocable Trust, a melodrama set in the America of 1953. A gentle young teacher, expecting a generous bequest from her deceased father, suddenly finds out she's been disinherited. All the money she was counting on will now go to a vicious gold digger who swooped down and captivated her father in his last illness. Who'll come to the rescue? A fairy godmother? A Prince Charming? What will our heroine resort to? Opened September 22, the show runs through October 14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2018
Westport Country Playhouse's world-premiere drama, "Thousand Pines," brings the national dialogue about gun violence to the stage, October 30 through November 17. Written by Matthew Greene, and directed by Austin Pendleton, the new play was part of the Playhouse's 2017 New Works Circle Initiative, a program dedicated to the discovery, development, and production of new live theatrical works.
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2018
The Group Rep presents Neil Simon's classic farce RUMORS, directed by Doug Engalla, produced by Alyson York for the Group Rep. Five neurotic couples gather for a dinner party celebrating one couple's 10th anniversary. The best laid plans go wildly awry when guests arrive early only to discover their host has shot himself, the hostess and servants are missing, and dinner not ready. As confusions and miscommunications mount, the evening spins off into farcical hilarity. The play runs June 15 through July 29 at the Lonny Chapman Theatre in North Hollywood, at the edge of the NoHo Arts District.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018
Juniper Productions continues its mission to open the doors to exciting and enriching theatrical experiences in unconventional venues throughout Philadelphia with its newest project and first full-length production, staged at 1025 Hamilton in the city's Spring Arts District designed especially for entrepreneurial creatives.
by TV News Desk - Mar 7, 2018
Check out the official trailer for Sony Pictures Classics' film adaptation of Anton Chekhov's THE SEAGULL, set to be released in May 2018. The film is directed by Tony winner Michael Mayer and adapted for the screen by Tony winner Stephen Karam. The Seagull is fresh and modern and as relevant now as when it was first produced in 1903 Russia. It is the story of eight people, all of whom are fatally in love with the wrong person.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2018
Combined Artform at Studio C Present CAMPFIRE STORIES, written by Rachael Burcham, directed by John Coppola. CAMPFIRE STORIES follow four women through pivotal moments in their relationships. Moments that will resonate with challenges women face today and with the MeToo women's movement. CAMPFIRE STORIES opens March 17, 2018 at 8PM running through April 7, 2018 8PM at Studio C - 6448 Santa Monica Blvd. Los Angeles CA 90038.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2018
Award-winning actor/director Frank Ferrante re-creates his acclaimed New York and London stage portrayal celebrating America's greatest comedian - Groucho Marx.  You will feel as though Groucho is back, as Ferrante sings, dances and performs classic routines on the North Coast Rep stage, April 23 & 24 at 7:30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2018
Stage Door Records is pleased to debut Pat Suzuki's previously unreleased 1965 recording of Stephen Sondheim's 'Everybody Says Don't' from the forthcoming album 'Pat Suzuki - Singles And Rarities' to be released on April 13th 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2018
The Group Rep presents Neil Simon's classic farce RUMORS, directed by Doug Engalla, produced by Alyson York for the Group Rep. Five neurotic couples gather for a dinner party celebrating one couple's 10th anniversary. The best laid plans go wildly awry when guests arrive early only to discover their host has shot himself, the hostess and servants are missing, and dinner not ready. As confusions and miscommunications mount, the evening spins off into farcical hilarity. The play runs June 15 through July 29 at the Lonny Chapman Theatre in North Hollywood, at the edge of the NoHo Arts District.
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Jun 25, 2018
BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway alum Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her new show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, 'Podcast Verite,' is unfiltered, raw, honest and uniquely funny.
by Stephanie Wild - Jun 23, 2018
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom has hit cinemas across the United States yesterday, June 22, 2018. The Broadway League put together a list of all of the Broadway stars that can be spotted in the film. Be sure to look out for them if you see the movie!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018
The Group Rep presents Neil Simon's classic farce RUMORS, directed by Doug Engalla, produced by Alyson York for the Group Rep. Five neurotic couples gather for a dinner party celebrating one couple's 10th anniversary. The best laid plans go wildly awry when guests arrive early only to discover their host has shot himself, the hostess and servants are missing, and dinner not ready. As confusions and miscommunications mount, the evening spins off into farcical hilarity. The play runs June 15 through July 29 at the Lonny Chapman Theatre in North Hollywood, at the edge of the NoHo Arts District.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018
The Group Rep presents Neil Simon's classic farce RUMORS, directed by Doug Engalla, produced by Alyson York for the Group Rep. Five neurotic couples gather for a dinner party celebrating one couple's 10th anniversary. The best laid plans go wildly awry when guests arrive early only to discover their host has shot himself, the hostess and servants are missing, and dinner not ready. As confusions and miscommunications mount, the evening spins off into farcical hilarity. The play runs June 15 through July 29 at the Lonny Chapman Theatre in North Hollywood, at the edge of the NoHo Arts District.
by BWW Special - Jun 10, 2018
The 72nd Annual Tony Awards are this Sunday June 10th at 8/9c hosted by Josh Groban and Sara Bareilles. It's the biggest award show of the Broadway season and it closes out a long awards season for Broadway and Off-Broadway musicals and plays. We can't help but wonder what chances this year's Best Musical and Best Play nominees have of taking home the ultimate prize...
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2018
A New District Attorney Lays Down the Law in RIVERDALE, Penelope Ann Miller Joins Cast
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018
The Old Globe's 2018 Summer Season continues with today's announcement of the complete cast and creative team for Barefoot in the Park, as director Jessica Stone returns to the Globe to extend its decades-long relationship with giant comic playwright Neil Simon with this fresh and hilarious new look at the comedy.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018
The Old Globe's 2018 Summer Season continues with today's announcement of the complete cast and creative team for Barefoot in the Park, as director Jessica Stone (Ken Ludwig's Robin Hood!, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike) returns to the Globe to extend its decades-long relationship with giant comic playwright Neil Simon with this fresh and hilarious new look at his "bubbling, rib-tickling comedy" (The New York Times). Barefoot in the Park will play July 28 - September 2, 2018 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Tickets start at $30.00 and are on sale to the general public now. Previews run July 28 - August 1. Opening night is Thursday, August 2 at 8:00 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018
Lowry's Spotlight Theater presents Neil Simon's Rumors January 6 through February 3 at the John Hand Theater in Lowry. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 2:00 p.m. with additional performances on Monday, January 15 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, February 3 at 2 p.m. No performance Friday, February 2. Tickets $12 $25 and available at www.thisisspotlight.com or by calling 720-530-4596. The John Hand Theater is located at 7653 East 1st Place, Denver, Colorado 80230
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 23, 2018
The nominations for the 90th Annual ACADEMY AWARDS were announced this morning on a global live stream. Find out which of your favorite theater stars received a nomination!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2018
Pop the cork the big celebration is about to begin! This January, Conejo Players Theatre kicks off its incredible 60th Anniversary Season with Broadway Bound -- the third in Neil Simon's hilarious autobiographical trilogy!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2018
BroadwayWorld has just learned that Sony Pictures Classics' film adaptation of Anton Chekhov's THE SEAGULL, is set to be released in May 2018. The film is directed by Tony winner Michael Mayer and adapted for the screen by Tony winner Stephen Karam. The Seagull is fresh and modern and as relevant now as when it was first produced in 1903 Russia. It is the story of eight people, all of whom are fatally in love with the wrong person.
by Broadwaysted - Feb 22, 2018
He's appearing in his first musical on Broadway, he's our first actor from the epic Marvel Universe, and we talk about immortalizing his first sweater--lots of firsts as Andrew Polk from THE BAND'S VISIT gets Broadwaysted. This week, we're coming to you pre-matinee so we switched out the cocktails for coffee and donuts (and KIND Bars) while Andrew spills about his current gig on Broadway (the critically-acclaimed THE BAND'S VISIT) as well as his role in the binge-tastic Netflix series HOUSE OF CARDS.
by Joni Lorraine - Feb 22, 2018
Simon fans won't be disappointed, and if you're one of the few of us who aren't you'll enjoy this sweet production as well.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2018
The quick-witted American actor and icon, Groucho Marx was a frequent visitor to New Hope and Bucks County. Now nearly 41 years after his death, Groucho makes a hilarious return to Bucks - this time in the form of award-winning actor Frank Ferrante in the global comedy hit, "An Evening with Groucho." The show is presented February 14 - 25 at Bucks County Playhouse as part of the 2018 Visiting Artists Series.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2018
Building on the Blaine County School District's mission of inspiring, engaging, educating and empowering every student, Company of Fools announces the 21st year of Stages of Wonder-an in-school dramatic arts program that has served as the theatre curriculum in local elementary schools since 1997.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018
The Old Globe's Barefoot in the Park opened last Thursday and will extend again by popular demand, now running through Sunday, August 16. Director Jessica Stone (Ken Ludwig's Robin Hood!, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike) returns to the Globe, extending the theatre's decades-long relationship with giant comic playwright Neil Simon with this fresh and hilarious new look at his 'bubbling, rib-tickling comedy' (The New York Times). Barefoot in the Park plays July 28 - September 16, 2018 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Tickets now start at $49.00 and are on sale to the general public now.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018
Act II Playhouse presents Neil Simon's Broadway comedy Biloxi Blues, on stage in Ambler from Aug. 28-Sept. 23.
by Stage Tube - Aug 27, 2018
On CBS This Morning, Neil Simon is paid tribute after he died Sunday at the age of 91 due to complications from pneumonia. Jamie Wax reports about his career, which includes 'The Odd Couple' and 'Lost in Yonkers,' which won a Pulitzer Prize. Watch the video below.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018
The Broadway community mourns the loss of Neil Simon, who passed away on August 26 at age 91. The Committee of Theatre Owners has decided to dim the lights of Broadway theatres in his memory on Thursday, August 30 at exactly 6:45pm for one minute.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018
As BroadwayWorld reported over the weekend, legendary playwright Neil Simon has died at 91. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2018
BroadwayWorld is sad to report that legendary playwright Neil Simon has died at 91. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2018
As BroadwayWorld has sadly reported, legendary playwright Neil Simon has died at 91. He passed away last night at New York-Presbyterian Hospital in New York City due to complications from pneumonia. Stars of stage and screen have taken to social media to pay their respects and remember the legendary playwright. Read a sampling of the posts below.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2018
A renowned scientist once theorized that finding "intelligent life" on other planets in the universe would be like shooting a particular blackbird in a room full of blackbirds, with the lights out. Ironically, the same probability applies for finding a "normal man (or woman)" on an online dating service.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2018
People's Light proudly presents an inventive, intimate version of one of Shakespeare's most timeless plays. In Romeo & Juliet: A Requiem, the parents, Friar, and Nurse recreate the passion and recklessness of their star-crossed children to face their culpability and seek redemption.
by Jenni Cypher - Apr 17, 2018
Family.  When all is said and done, all we have left is our family.   This is the central message of BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS, currently in production at The Human Race Theatre Company at the Loft Theatre in Downtown Dayton.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2018
A renowned scientist once theorized that finding "intelligent life" on other planets in the universe would be like shooting a particular blackbird in a room full of blackbirds, with the lights out. Ironically, the same probability applies for finding a "normal man (or woman)" on an online dating service.