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by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014
If you think you know all the ins and outs of live theatre in Harrisburg, think again! To everyone's delight, the end of summer signals the beginning of a new arts season ... but this year will be especially satisfying for patrons, volunteers and supporters of Theatre Harrisburg.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014
Theatre Harrisburg opens its 89th Mainstage season with the classic romantic comedy THE PHILADELPHIA STORY. Presented at the Krevsky Production Center in uptown Harrisburg, performances are scheduled for tonight, September 5 and September 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 13 & 14.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014
Diana Bentley and Melissa D'Agostino of Bob Kills Theatre will present the Toronto premiere of THE MOTHERFU**KER WITH THE HAT, by Stephen Adly Guirgis, at a new intimate performance space, The Coal Mine Theatre, at the heart of Pape and Danforth.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014
Quintessence Theatre Group launches its fifth season of progressive classic theatre with an all-male Shakespeare repertory: AS YOU LIKE IT presented in rotating repertory with RICHARD II. Bringing together the best professional actors and designers from Philadelphia and across the country, Artistic Director Alexander Burns leads this collective of artists on a mission to ignite the classics through visceral, actor-focused and text-driven productions.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014
Actors Co-op announces its first show in its 2014-2015 season (and 23rd year of producing theatrical excellence in Los Angeles!) with an immersive and environmental production of the five-time Tony Award-winning Broadway musical 'Whodunit,' THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD, book, music and lyrics by Rupert Holmes, choreography by Julie Hall, musical direction by Jake Anthony and directed by Stephen Van Dorn. THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD will begin previews tonight, September 17 and Thursday, September 18 at 8pm and will open on Friday, September 19 at 8pm and run through Sunday, October 26 at the Actors Co-op Crossley Theatre, 1760 N. Gower St. (on the campus of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood) in Hollywood.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014
The 2013-14 Encore Awards nominees are announced.
by Marakay Rogers - Sep 11, 2014
Theatre Harrisburg begins its season with the Philip Barry classic wedding comedy
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014
Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents The Mousetrap by Agatha Christie, directed by Jonathan Berry. The production will run at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie, from November 7 - December 14, 2014. The press opening is Friday, November 14, 2014 at 7:30 pm.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2014
Call for Directors!! Anyone interested in directing a show for Lakewood Theatre Company's 2015 Season may send them a proposal, a short little something about which show they'd like to direct and how they would direct it! Lakewood is extending it through October 12th!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2014
Ten years after the last known sighting, Bat Boy will return to sink his fangs into the London stage in a brand new production in The Large at Southwark Playhouse from Friday 9 January to Saturday 31 January 2015. On sale now.
by Meet the Cast - Oct 30, 2014
Roundabout Theatre Company presents Tom Stoppard's Tony Award-winning play, The Real Thing, starring Ewan McGregor as 'Henry' and Maggie Gyllenhaal as 'Annie' in their Broadway debuts; Cynthia Nixon as 'Charlotte' and Josh Hamilton as 'Max.' The Real Thing officially opens tonight, October 30, 2014 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway. Scroll down to learn more about the full cast and watch interviews with the company below!
by Paul W. Thompson - Oct 26, 2014
Nominations for the 5th Annual BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards opened on October 6th, and will close at midnight on Halloween, October 31st. One of the oldest and largest regional awards in the entire international BroadwayWorld system, the BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards are Chicagoland's only comprehensive, fan-voted theater awards, covering plays and musicals, Equity and non-Equity, resident and touring productions.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014
Quintessence Theatre Group launches its fifth season of progressive classic theatre with an all-male Shakespeare repertory: AS YOU LIKE IT presented in rotating repertory with RICHARD II. Bringing together the best professional actors and designers from Philadelphia and across the country, Artistic Director Alexander Burns leads this collective of artists on a mission to ignite the classics through visceral, actor-focused and text-driven productions. AS YOU LIKE IT will begin previews today, October 1 at 7pm and open on Saturday, October 4 at 8pm. RICHARD II will begin previews on Thursday, October 9 at 7pm and open on Saturday, October 18 at 8pm. All performances are at the Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Ave in Mt Airy, Philadelphia, PA.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014
Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents The Mousetrap by Agatha Christie, directed by Jonathan Berry. The production will run at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie, from tonight, November 7 - December 14, 2014. The press opening is Friday, November 14, 2014 at 7:30 pm.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2014
Pioneer Theatre Company presents the Tony Award-winning play Peter and the Starcatcher, December 5 through December 20, 2014.
by Dennis Kucherawy - Nov 12, 2014
Simply put, Juan Chioran, with his at times hilarious, at times heartbreaking, performance as Cousin Julio, is the reason to see the Toronto premiere of Stephen Adly Guirgis' 'The Mother f**ker with the Hat.' (MOFO).
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014
COMPAGNIA DE' COLOMBARI and THE STUDIO FOR ART, FAITH AND HISTORY are pleased to announce the international production of ORFEO IN ORVIETO, conceived by Karin Coonrod and John Conklin, based on the opera Orfeo by Claudio Monteverdi, with musical arrengements and conducted by Gina Leishman, directed by Coonrod. ORFEO IN ORVIETO will play Friday, July 4th, Saturday, July 5th and Sunday, July 6th at 8:30 PM at the Palazzo Simoncelli in Orvieto, Italy.
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2014
The Fox Theatre announced today the official movie lineup for the 2014 Coca-Cola Summer Film Festival, sponsored by The Coca-Cola Company and Delta Airlines. The 2014 Coca-Cola Summer Film Festival will take audiences down memory lane beginning this June with nine movies celebrating anniversaries: Gone With The Wind, The Wizard of Oz, Mary Poppins Sing-A-Long, The Women, Blazing Saddles, Young Frankenstein, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, Double Indemnity and Field of Dreams, which was selected through the Fox Theatre's Facebook fan vote. Additional audience favorites that will be shown on the Fox Theatre's 26-foot high x 56-foot-8-inch wide big screen include the 1933 version of King Kong, Mamma Mia!, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, The Philadelphia Story, and Saturday Morning Cartoons will introduce children to the classics like Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and Elmer Fudd that their parents grew up watching and still know and love. Audiences will also enjoy a special treat with the double-feature of Young Frankenstein and Blazing Saddles for one price.
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2014
The fourth play in MALIBU PLAYHOUSE's 2013-2014 season will be the World Premiere of Flim-Flam: Houdini and the Hereafter by Gene Franklin Smith,, opening Friday, June 20, 2014. The play will be directed by Thomas James O'Leary and stars Rick D. Wasserman, Melissa Kite, Gigi Bermingham, Peter Van Norden, Sabra Malkinson and Cameron Mitchell Jr.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014
Arthur Kopit, playwright, librettist, screenwriter, adapter and mentor, a multiple Tony and Drama Desk and Pulitzer Prize nominee, will be the Honoree of the 33rd Annual William Inge Theatre Festival in Independence, Kansas, at Independence Community College.
by Roy Berko - Mar 20, 2014
The Shaw Festival is one of the two major Canadian theatre celebrations, the other being The Stratford Festival in Stratford, Ontario. Both are professional,, high quality venues.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014
The Old Vic today announced its programme for Summer/Autumn 2014. The CQS Space, The Old Vic in the round, will be home to the whole season of productions, continuing after Other Desert Cities which opens this month. The plays will be performed in the round, a transformation of The Old Vic's auditorium first seen for the award-winning 2008 production of The Norman Conquests. The season of productions is supported for the fourth consecutive year by Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
by Patrick Brassell - Jun 30, 2014
Under the able direction of Doren Elias, the actors all get the period feeling just right, and the wealthy family feels like a wealthy family - all upper-crust manners and comfortable ease with the fancy trimmings.
by Marakay Rogers - Jun 30, 2014
Theatre Harrisburg closed this year's season with a Neil Simon classic before preparing for next season's strong schedule
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2014
Mad Cow Theatre has announced that Aradhana Tiwari will join the company as Resident Director, beginning with the 2014 - 2015 season. Tiwari is a Central Florida-based artist who has guest-directed at Mad Cow since 2012. Her production of The Road to Mecca in 2012 was the first in Mad Cow's Zehngebot-Stonerock Theatre, one of two spaces in the company's new location in downtown Orlando.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014
Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, announces casting for the first three productions of the 40th Anniversary Season.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014
The fourth play in MALIBU PLAYHOUSE's 2013-2014 season will be the World Premiere of Flim-Flam: Houdini and the Hereafter by Gene Franklin Smith,, opening tonight, June 20, 2014. The play will be directed by Thomas James O'Leary and stars Rick D. Wasserman, Melissa Kite, Gigi Bermingham, Peter Van Norden, Sabra Malkinson and Cameron Mitchell Jr.
by Mary Alderson - Jun 13, 2014
The Philadelphia Story, on stage at the Shaw Festival, takes the audience back to 1939, to the wealthy who have survived the Great Depression. Survived? It looks like they flourished! The audience applauds the luxurious set as the curtain is raised. Everything is gold, silver and white - a lavish grand piano and gold satin cushions in a room piled high with elegantly wrapped wedding gifts.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014
The Garden Theatre is pleased to announce the 2014 Summer Movie Series, running from today, June 12 through August 22 at the Garden Theatre (160 West Plant Street). This summer's line-up includes 20 feature-length films: Thursday Vintage Favorites and Friday Cult Classics.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2014
COMPAGNIA DE' COLOMBARI and THE STUDIO FOR ART, FAITH AND HISTORY are pleased to announce the international production of ORFEO IN ORVIETO, conceived by Karin Coonrod and John Conklin, based on the opera Orfeo by Claudio Monteverdi, with musical arrengements and conducted by Gina Leishman, directed by Coonrod. ORFEO IN ORVIETO will play Friday, July 4th, Today, July 5th and Sunday, July 6th at 8:30 PM at the Palazzo Simoncelli in Orvieto, Italy.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014
Actors Co-op announces its first show in its 2014-2015 season (and 23rd year of producing theatrical excellence in Los Angeles!) with an immersive and environmental production of the five-time Tony Award-winning Broadway musical 'Whodunit,' THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD, book, music and lyrics by Rupert Holmes, choreography by Julie Hall, musical direction by Jake Anthony and directed by Stephen Van Dorn. THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD will begin previews on Wednesday, September 17 and Thursday, September 18 at 8pm and will open on Friday, September 19 at 8pm and run through Sunday, October 26 at the Actors Co-op Crossley Theatre, 1760 N. Gower St. (on the campus of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood) in Hollywood.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014
Chester Theatre Company will complete its 25th Anniversary Season with Jessica Dickey's THE AMISH PROJECT. The production, which runs from August 14th through August 24th at the Chester Town Hall in Chester, MA, will feature CTC favorite Allison McLemore, star of last season's smash hit production of Tryst.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014
92Y celebrates all things Theater -- plays, musicals (including theater's sister, movie musicals), songwriters, actors, playwrights -- even Broadway ghosts!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014
Sparks fly between a neurotic philosopher and a dysfunctional maintenance man in a play about wanting somebody wrong who just might be right. JULIA & BUDDY - A romantic comedy at the Midtown International Theater Festival in the Jewel Box Theater at the WorkShop Theater Company, 312 West 36th Street, 4th Floor East between 8th & 9th Avenues, New York NY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014
New Jersey Repertory Company, located at 179 Broadway in Long Branch, is proud to present the National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere of Lucky Me by Robert Caisley, directed by SuzAnne Barabas and starring Dan Grimaldi, Wendy Peace, Michael Irvin Pollard and Mark Light-Orr.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2014
The Colony Theatre will present Stephanie Zimbalist starring in SEX AND EDUCATION, written by Lissa Levin and directed by Andrew Barnicle. SEX AND EDUCATION will preview on Wednesday, February 12; Thursday, February 13; and Friday, February 14 at 8:00pm and will open on Saturday, February 15 at 8:00pm and continue through Sunday, March 16 at the Colony Theatre, 555 N. Third Street (at Cypress) adjacent to the Burbank Town Center Mall.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2014
The Board of Directors and Executive Director/Producer/Founder of THE COLUMN Awards Organization, John Garcia, have announced that Tony Award nominee, Broadway sensation Orfeh will be their special guest star and Co-host for the 14th Annual COLUMN Awards Gala. The extrava When the 15th annual COLUMN Award nominations were announced Sunday evening history was being made as the organization has completely retooled and reorganized their voting process. Theatre Three leads the Equity field with 37 nominations while Mainstage-Las Colinas leads the Non-equity field with 31 nominations.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2014
Music Theatre of Connecticut MainStage, Fairfield County's award-winning professional theatre company, continues its 2013/2014 Season with the Tony Award winning comedy 'God of Carnage' by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton. Performances are January 31 - February 16, Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, with matinees Saturdays at 4pm and Sundays at 2pm, at MTC MainStage Studio Theatre, 246 Post Road East (Colonial Green/Lower Level) in downtown Westport, CT. Tickets range from $25-$45 ($5 discount for seniors/students) and are available by calling 203.454.3883 or visiting www.musictheatreofct.com
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2014
Prepare yourself for a glorious night of vintage Hollywood as you're invited to the wedding of the year, and what a swell party it is gonna be!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2014
Dulaang Kalay ('The Woman in Black') stages the Southeast Asian premiere of 2002 Best in Fringe (NYC) MATT & BEN, written by Mindy Kaling ('The Mindy Project,' 'The Office') and Brenda Withers ('The Office') from today, February 7, until tomorrow, February 8, at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. at PETA Theater Center's Studios A and B.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2014
Prepare yourself for a glorious night of vintage Hollywood as you're invited to the wedding of the year, and what a swell party it is gonna be!
by TV News Desk - Feb 3, 2014
Turner Classic Movies (TCM) has invited 20 super fans to help introduce their favorite movies on-air this April in celebration of TCM's 20th anniversary as a leading authority in classic film.
by Movies News Desk - Feb 10, 2014
According to Deadline, the pair have been tapped to star in the film adaptation of Nikole Beckwith's play STOCKHOLM, PENNSYLVANIA, which Beckwith will also write and direct.
by Roy Berko - Aug 6, 2014
'By the time the show is over, you will have been taken on a journey more compelling and magical than you could have imagined. For this, I think, is our principal function-as we delight, provoke and entertain, we must always surprise.' These are Jackie Maxwell, the Shaw Festival's Artistic Director, hopes for those who attend one or more of the theatre offerings.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014
Theatre Harrisburg opens its 89th Mainstage season with the classic romantic comedy THE PHILADELPHIA STORY. Presented at the Krevsky Production Center in uptown Harrisburg, performances are scheduled for September 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 13 & 14. Curtain times are Wednesday & Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00 p.m. and Sundays are 2:00 p.m. All tickets, available at (717) 214-ARTS, are priced at $25 except Wednesday, September 10 when all tickets are $20. THE PHILADELPHIA STORY is sponsored by L. B. Smith Lincoln.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014
Roundabout Theatre Company has announced additional casting for The Real Thing, starring Ewan McGregor as 'Henry,' Maggie Gyllenhaal as 'Annie,' Cynthia Nixon as 'Charlotte' and Josh Hamilton as 'Max.' Tom Stoppard's Tony Award-winning play The Real Thing, directed by Sam Gold begins preview performances on Thursday, October 2, 2014 and opens officially on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42ndStreet). This is a limited engagement. The cast also includes Alex Breaux as 'Brodie' and Madeline Weinstein as 'Debbie.' Final casting to be announced.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014
Chester Theatre Company will complete its 25th Anniversary Season with Jessica Dickey's THE AMISH PROJECT. The production, which runs from today, August 14th through August 24th at the Chester Town Hall in Chester, MA, will feature CTC favorite Allison McLemore, star of last season's smash hit production of Tryst.
by Jessica Showers - Apr 9, 2014
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Ovation will air its special on Susan Boyle tonight!
by Movies News Desk - Apr 24, 2014
The Garden Theatre is pleased to announce the 2014 Summer Movie Series, running from June 12 through August 22 at the Garden Theatre (160 West Plant Street).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014
The Garden Theatre is pleased to announce the 2014 Summer Movie Series, running from June 12 through August 22 at the Garden Theatre (160 West Plant Street). This summer's line-up includes 20 feature-length films: Thursday Vintage Favorites and Friday Cult Classics.