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Perez Hilton and Leslie Kritzer Join Cast of NEWSICAL Today, September 8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2012

Broadway's Leslie Kritzer joins the cast of Rick Crom's Off-Broadway musical revue NEWSical the Musical beginning Sept. 8. Internet gossip columnist Perez Hilton was announced last week as joining the cast of the long-running show. (more...)

Pittsburgh Public TheaterÂ's BORN YESTERDAY Begins 9/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2012

Pittsburgh Public Theater's 38th season begins with Born Yesterday, Garson Kanin's classic comedy about political corruption and personal awakening. Directed by Producing Artistic Director Ted Pappas, Born Yesterday runs Sept. 27 - Oct. 28, 2012 at the O'Reilly Theater, Pittsburgh Public Theater's home in the heart of Downtown's Cultural District. For tickets call 412.316.1600 or visit ppt.org. Born Yesterday is presented by First Niagara Bank Foundation. (more...)

Big Noise Theatre Company Presents JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, Opening 9/28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2012

Big Noise Theatre Company will open its 2012-13 season with the engaging rock-opera JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, opening September 28th and playing weekends through October 21, 2012. Performances will be held at Prairie Lakes Theatre in Des Plaines, IL. The production is directed by Stacey Flaster, and Robert Deason returns to Big Noise as the show's music director. (more...)

Big Noise Theatre Company Opens JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Tonight, 9/28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2012

Big Noise Theatre Company will open its 2012-13 season with the engaging rock-opera JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, opening tonight, September 28th and playing weekends through October 21, 2012. Performances will be held at Prairie Lakes Theatre in Des Plaines, IL. The production is directed by Stacey Flaster, and Robert Deason returns to Big Noise as the show's music director. (more...)

Northern Stage Opens 16th Season With BORN YESTERDAY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2012

She's the feisty, no-nonsense blonde at the heart of the hilarious comedy Born Yesterday, which opens the Northern Stage season on October 3. Dragged to Washington, DC by her paramour, a thuggish junk dealer trying to grease the wheels of Congress, she turns the tables on him in epic fashion. The result is a whirlwind romance, a brawl or two, and lots and lots of laughs. (more...)

Bucks County Playhouse Announces Youth 'Saturday Arts Program', Sept-Nov 2012
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2012

Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) (Jed Bernstein, Producing Director) has launched The Saturday Arts Program (SAP), a training ground for passionate young performers. Classes will take place weekly from September 22nd - November 17th at the Bucks County Playhouse, New Hope Solebury High School, and the Solebury School. (more...)

Michael McGrath and Beth Leavel Set for Broadway-Bound SUGAR BABIES Workshop Tonight, 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2012

Shooting High Productions is producing an AGVA-sanctioned workshop/showcase of the Broadway-bound production of SUGAR BABIES, starring Tony Award winnersMichael McGrathandBeth Leavel tonighht, September 20th. (more...)

Exclusive: Full Cast Revealed for SUGAR BABIES Workshop Starring McGrath, Leavel & More!
by Rialto Chatter - Sep 15, 2012

Starring alongside Tony winners Michael McGrath and Beth Leavel are Brooks Ashmanskas, Richard Bell, Jack Doyle, Marty Passante, Jennifer Cody, Kelley Bradshaw, Mary Callahan, Melissa Jones, Amanda Kloots-Larsen, Brittan Marcin, Beth Nicely, Abbey O'Brien, Jillian Owens, Kristyn Pope, Kimber Stevenson, Scott Brateng, Barry Busby, Sean Quinn & Clifton Samuels. (more...)

Cleveland Play House Opens 98th Season with LOMBARDI, Now thru 10/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2012

Cleveland Play House opens its 98th consecutive season with its new production of the smash Broadway hit Lombardi. Bob Ari, seen last season as Mark Rothko in Red, returns to CPH to play the legendary coach who defined inspiration. (more...)

Marvell Rep Announces GOD OF VENGEANCE and SPRING'S AWAKENING Casts
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2012

MARVELL REP, which received a Drama Desk Award nomination as Best Revival for its production of THE THREEPENNY OPERA earlier this season, announced casting today for Sholem Asch's GOD OF VENGEANCE (October 2-28) and Frank Wedekind's play SPRING'S AWAKENING (October 8-November 4) presented in rotating repertory at TBG Theatre, 312 West 36th Street. Both plays will be directed by Marvell Rep's Artistic Director Lenny Leibowitz. (more...)

Marin Ireland Stars in Yale Rep and A.R.T.'s MARIE ANTOINETTE; Casting Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2012

Yale Repertory Theatre, in a co-production with American Repertory Theater, presents the world premiere of Marie Antoinette by David Adjmi, directed by Rebecca Taichman. Marie Antoinette will be performed at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street) October 26 through November 17. Opening Night is Thursday, November 1. The cast includes Fred Arsenault, Hannah Cabell, David Greenspan, Marin Ireland, Vin Knight, Jo Lampert, Polly Lee, Steven Rattazzi, Jake Silbermann, Teale Sperling, Brian Wiles, and Ashton Woerz. (more...)

Cast of GRACE Appears at Apple Store Soho, Hosts Guest Talkbacks, Beginning Today, Oct 8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2012

Grace, the acclaimed dark comedy written by award-winning writer Craig Wright (Mistakes Were Made, Recent Tragic Events, "Six Feet Under") and directed by Dexter Bullard (Tracy Letts' BUG), today announced a series of special events throughout the month of October in support of the the show's Broadway premiere. (more...)

Heather Ehlers' SPIN Plays United Solo Festival, 11/9 & 12
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2012

Heather Ehlers, long-time stage actress, will return to New York City with her solo work, SPIN, for two Encore performances at the 2012 United Solo Theatre Festival. SPIN played to sold out houses last year in Los Angeles and New York City. Performances are November 9 & 12 at 9:00pm. (more...)

Cleveland Play House Opens 98th Season with LOMBARDI, 9/14-10/7
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2012

Cleveland Play House opens its 98th consecutive season with its new production of the smash Broadway hit Lombardi. Bob Ari, seen last season as Mark Rothko in Red, returns to CPH to play the legendary coach who defined inspiration. (more...)

Jordan Gelber, Leslie Kritzer & Mitchell Sink to Star in ELF on Broadway! Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2012

Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures in association with Unique Features and Jujamcyn Theaters announced today that Jordan Gelber (Avenue Q, All My Sons) will play Broadway's favorite elf, 'Buddy' in the hit holiday musical ELF. He will be joined by Leslie Kritzer (Sondheim on Sondheim, A Catered Affair) as 'Jovie' and Mitchell Sink as 'Michael' in his Broadway debut. (more...)

Cast of GRACE to Appear at Apple Store Soho, Host Guest Talkbacks, Beginning October 8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2012

Grace, the acclaimed dark comedy written by award-winning writer Craig Wright (Mistakes Were Made, Recent Tragic Events, "Six Feet Under") and directed by Dexter Bullard (Tracy Letts' BUG), today announced a series of special events throughout the month of October in support of the the show's Broadway premiere. (more...)

Kelly AuCoin, Ana Reeder and More Set for Labyrinth Theater's RADIANCE; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2012

Labyrinth Theater Company, the award-winning, downtown ensemble announced today the complete cast and creative team for their World Premiere production of Radiance, written by Cusi Cram and directed by Suzanne Agins. The complete cast of the upcoming production of Radiance includes Kelly AuCoin (Julius Caesar, Julie & Julia) and Ana Reeder (Top Girls, Sight Unseen), as well as Labyrinth Company Members Kohl Sudduth (The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, Take Me Out) and Aaron Roman Weiner (Thinner Than Water, The Glass Menagerie). (more...)

Cinnabar Theater Presents BORN YESTERDAY, Now thru 6/10
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2012

Ex-show girl and mistress, Billie Dawn, gets a new lesson on life and love when her corrupt and uncouth junk czar boyfriend hires a newspaper reporter to tutor her in current events, grammar and gentility for mixing with political elite in Washington D.C. (more...)

Alani Apio's KAMAU A'E Opens at Kuma Kahua May 31
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2012

The Hawaiian sovereignty movement, with its complexities and controversies, takes the stage in Alani Apio's powerful drama Kamau A'e, opening May 31 until July 1 at Kuma Kahua. (more...)

Writers' Theatre Presents THE BLONDE, THE BRUNETTE AND THE VENGEFUL REDHEAD, Now thru 7/29
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2012

Writers' Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, concludes its 20th Anniversary Season with The Blonde, the Brunette and the Vengeful Redhead by Robert Hewett, directed by Joseph Hanreddy, and featuring Deborah Staples.The production runs tonight, May 22 - July 29, 2012 at Writers' Theatre, 664 Vernon Avenue in Glencoe. The Press Openings are Wednesday, May 30 and Thursday, May 31, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Cinnabar Theater Presents BORN YESTERDAY, 5/25-6/10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2012

Ex-show girl and mistress, Billie Dawn, gets a new lesson on life and love when her corrupt and uncouth junk czar boyfriend hires a newspaper reporter to tutor her in current events, grammar and gentility for mixing with political elite in Washington D.C. (more...)

Cinnabar Theater Adds BORN YESTERDAY Performance, 6/7
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2012

Cinnabar Theater has added a performance at 8 p.m. tonight, June 7 to its run of Garson Kanin's 'Born Yesterday.' (more...)

Michael Shannon & Paul Rudd Commit to GRACE on Broadway This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2012

Producers Debbie Bisno, Fox Theatricals and Paula Wagner announced today the Broadway Premiere of GRACE, the acclaimed American play by Award-winning writer Craig Wright (Mistakes Were Made, Recent Tragic Events, Lady; "Six Feet Under"). Grace will premiere in a strictly limited engagement beginning on Friday, September 14, 2012 at a Shubert Theater to be announced. Dexter Bullard (Tracy Letts' BUG) will direct the production, which will feature an all-star cast that includes Paul Rudd and Academy Award® nominee Michael Shannon, with Kate Arrington and seven-time Emmy Award®-winner Edward Asner, who returns to Broadway for the first time in nearly 25 years. Opening Night is set for Thursday, October 4, 2012. (more...)

Cinnabar Theater Adds BORN YESTERDAY Performance, 6/7
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2012

Cinnabar Theater has added a performance at 8 p.m. Thursday, June 7 to its run of Garson Kanin's 'Born Yesterday.' (more...)

FORBIDDEN BROADWAY Is 'Alive & Kicking'; Returns to NYC this Fall with New Edition; Previews Begin July 24th
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2012

After a three-year absence, Gerard Alessandrini's FORBIDDEN BROADWAY returns to the 47th Street Theatre with a brand new edition, FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: ALIVE AND KICKING. The show, which opens Thursday, September 6, will run for a limited engagement through January 6, 2013. Previews begin on July 24th. This production will mark FORBIDDEN BROADWAY's 30th Anniversary, as well as its 21st edition. (more...)

Brooke Bloom, Fred Arsenault, et al. to Star in A.R.T.'s MARIE ANTOINETTE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2012

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) has just announced the Company for David Adjmi's new play, Marie Antoinette, directed by Rebecca Taichman, with choreography by Karole Armitage, in a co-production with Yale Repertory Theatre. The production begins previews on Saturday, September 1, and runs through Saturday, September 29, with press opening on Friday, September 7 at 7:00pm. (more...)

VENUS IN FUR Moves to the Lyceum with Nina Arianda & Hugh Dancy; Now Plays Through June 17
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2012

Following sold out runs on Broadway at Manhattan Theatre Club and Off-Broadway at Classic Stage Company, VENUS IN FUR, the acclaimed new play by David Ives, directed by Tony Award winner Walter Bobbie, will transfer to Broadway's Lyceum Theatre starring Tony Award nominee Nina Arianda and Emmy Award nominee Hugh Dancy. (more...)

BWW TV: Michael McGrath - My Tony is Heavy and Solid and Real...And It's Mine!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 12, 2012

Michael McGrath is the recipient of this year's Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical for NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT. Immediately following his big win, McGrath visited BroadwayWorld to talk about just how much a win like this means to him. Check it out below! (more...)

BWW TV: Nina Arianda - 'When They Called My Name My Body Had An Earthquake!'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 11, 2012

Nina Arianda is this year's recipient of the Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play for VENUS IN FUR. The shellshocked star did her best to describe her elation in the winners room and below, we bring you highlights of our talk! (more...)

Michael McGrath Wins Best Featured Actor in a Musical for NICE WORK
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2012

Michael McGrath is the recipient of this year's Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical for NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT. (more...)

Nina Arianda Wins Best Lead Actress in a Play for VENUS IN FUR
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2012

Nina Arianda is this year's recipient of the Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play for VENUS IN FUR. (more...)

Paul Rudd-Led GRACE to Open at Cort Theatre on October 4
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2012

Producers Debbie Bisno, Fox Theatricals, Jed Bernstein and Paula Wagner announced today that the Broadway Premiere of Grace, the acclaimed American play written by Award-winning writer Craig Wright (Mistakes Were Made, Recent Tragic Events, "Six Feet Under") and directed by Dexter Bullard (Tracy Letts' BUG), will play The Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street). The strictly limited engagement begins performances on Thursday, September 13th, with an official opening night set for Thursday, October 4, 2012. (more...)

VENUS IN FUR's Nina Arianda to Play Janis Joplin in Sean Durkin's JOPLIN Film
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2012

According to Deadline, VENUS IN FUR Tony Award winner Nina Arianda will play Janis Joplin in the upcoming film Joplin, directed by Sean Durkin. (more...)

Brooke Bloom, Fred Arsenault and More Join A.R.T.'s MARIE ANTOINETTE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2012

he American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) has announced additional casting information for David Adjmi's new play, Marie Antoinette, directed by Rebecca Taichman, with choreography by Karole Armitage, in a co-production with Yale Repertory Theatre. Marie Antoinette begins previews on Saturday, September 1, and runs through Saturday, September 29, with press opening on Friday, September 7 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Nina Arianda to Star in FELLINI BLACK AND WHITE Film
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2012

Tony Award-winner Nina Arianda will play Italian film star Giulietta Masina, wife of visionary filmmaker Federico Fellini, in Fellini Black and White produced by Andrew Lazar (Jonah Hex, I Love You Phillip Morris). The film, written and directed by Henry Bromell (consulting producer and writer of Showtime's Golden Globe Award-winning series Homeland) is set to begin production in early 2013. Arianda joins a cast that includes Oscar-nominees William H. Macy, Terrence Howard, Emmy and Golden Globe winner Peter Dinklage, and Brazilian breakout star Wagner Maura who will play the title role of the iconic director. (more...)

Writers' Theatre Presents THE BLONDE, THE BRUNETTE AND THE VENGEFUL REDHEAD, 5/22-7/29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2012

Writers' Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, concludes its 20th Anniversary Season with The Blonde, the Brunette and the Vengeful Redhead by Robert Hewett, directed by Joseph Hanreddy, and featuring Deborah Staples.The production runs May 22 - July 29, 2012 at Writers' Theatre, 664 Vernon Avenue in Glencoe. The Press Openings are Wednesday, May 30 and Thursday, May 31, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

BORN YESTERDAY, OTHER DESERT CITIES & More Set for Pittsburgh Public Theater's MADE IN AMERICA 2012-13 Season
by Alexandra Strycula - Jul 24, 2012

Programmed by Producing Artistic Director Ted Pappas, Pittsburgh Public Theater's MADE IN AMERICA season includes a six-play Subscription Series plus two Special Events, all by American writers and set in cities across the USA. Surrounding the shows, a series of Town Hall Meetings will throw open the O'Reilly Theater doors to a broad range of topics and people. (more...)

Tickets Go On Sale Today for GRACE, Starring Paul Rudd and Michael Shannon
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2012

Tickets for the Broadway Premiere of Grace, the acclaimed American play written by Award-winning writer Craig Wright (Mistakes Were Made, "Six Feet Under") and directed by Dexter Bullard (Tracy Letts' BUG), are now on sale to the general public, via Telecharge.com or by calling (212) 239-6200. (more...)

Sonnet Repertory Theatre Presents THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY, Beginning 8/9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2012

Sonnet Repertory Theatre celebrates a decade of producing classic theatre for the modern planet with a world-premiere adaptation of Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray, by Michael Raver, directed by Quin Gordon. The Picture of Dorian Gray will begin performances on Thursday, August 9, with an official opening slated for Friday, August 10, at The Studio Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center. (more...)

Nina Arianda Joins Cast of 'ELEANOR RIGBY'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2012

Showbiz411 reports that Tony Award winner Nina Arianda has joined the cast of THE DISAPPEARANCE OF ELEANOR RIGBY, a two-part film that is about to begin production. The actress joins previously announced cast members Jessica Chastain and James McAvoy. (more...)

Sonnet Repertory Theatre Presents THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY, Beg. Tonight, 8/9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2012

Sonnet Repertory Theatre celebrates a decade of producing classic theatre for the modern planet with a world-premiere adaptation of Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray, by Michael Raver, directed by Quin Gordon. The Picture of Dorian Gray will begin performances tonight, August 9, with an official opening slated for Friday, August 10, at The Studio Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center. (more...)

Bucks County Playhouse Announces Youth 'Saturday Arts Program', Sept-Nov 2012
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2012

Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) (Jed Bernstein, Producing Director) has launched The Saturday Arts Program (SAP), a training ground for passionate young performers. Classes will take place weekly from September 22nd - November 17th at the Bucks County Playhouse, New Hope Solebury High School, and the Solebury School. (more...)

Kelsey Theatre Announces 2012-13 Season: BORN YESTERDAY, NEXT TO NORMAL and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2012

Mercer County Community College's Kelsey Theatre celebrates its Ruby Pink 40th Anniversary with a "Salute to the Ladies" during its 2012-13 season. Nineteen full-length adult and family productions will feature strong, determined, feisty women, like the adventurous Maria in "The Sound of Music," and the fashionista turned lawyer Elle Woods in "Legally Blonde - The Musical." The Kelsey Kids Series offers 12 productions featuring traveling professional companies and local troupes, in fun family shows like "Charlotte's Web" and "Cinderella." Kelsey Theatre is conveniently located on the college's West Windsor campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. (more...)

Michael McGrath and Beth Leavel Set for Broadway-Bound SUGAR BABIES Workshop, 9/20
by Rialto Chatter - Aug 5, 2012

According to a casting notice on Backstage, Shooting High Productions is casting an AGVA-sanctioned workshop/showcase of the Broadway-bound production of SUGAR BABIES, starring Tony Award winners Michael Mcgrath and Beth Leavel. (more...)

The Yardley Players Present BORN YESTERDAY at MCCCÂ's Kelsey Theatre, 9/21-30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2012

Uncouth business dealings and political shenanigans enliven the stage at Mercer County Community College's Kelsey Theatre as The Yardley Players present the political tale "Born Yesterday." Dates and times are Fridays, Sept. 21 and 28 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, Sept. 22 and 29 at 8 p.m.; and Sundays, Sept. 23 and 30 at 2 p.m. Kelsey Theatre is located on the college's West Windsor campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. A reception with the cast and crew follows the opening night performance on Sept. 21. (more...)

GRACE Box Office Opens at Cort Theatre Today, 8/23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2012

Producers announced today that the box office at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street) is open for business in anticipation of its new tenant: the Broadway Premiere of Grace, the acclaimed dark comedy written by award-winning writer Craig Wright (Mistakes Were Made, Recent Tragic Events, "Six Feet Under") and directed by Dexter Bullard (Tracy Letts' BUG). (more...)

Leslie Kritzer to Join Cast of NEWSICAL September 8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2012

Broadway's Leslie Kritzer joins the cast of Rick Crom's Off-Broadway musical revue NEWSical the Musical beginning Sept. 8. Internet gossip columnist Perez Hilton was announced last week as joining the cast of the long-running show. (more...)

Cleveland Play House Opens 98th Season with LOMBARDI, 9/14-10/7
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2012

Cleveland Play House opens its 98th consecutive season with its new production of the smash Broadway hit Lombardi. Bob Ari, seen last season as Mark Rothko in Red, returns to CPH to play the legendary coach who defined inspiration. (more...)

Leslie Kritzer Joins Cast of York Theatre Company's CLOSER THAN EVER, 8/28
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2012

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director) in association with Edward Negley, Neil Berg and Adam Friedson, has announced a new addition to one of the best reviewed Off-Broadway shows of the year, Closer Than Ever with Lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr. and Music by David Shire: Broadway veteran Leslie Kritzer (A Catered Affair, Sondheim on Sondheim, Legally Blonde, The Musical) beginning August 28, 2012. Ms. Kritzer will step in for Julia Murney who departs the cast on August 25th. (more...)

Chautauqua Theater Company Ends 2012 Season with Jazz-Infused AS YOU LIKE IT, 8/10-17
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2012

Chautauqua Theater Company's Artistic Director Vivienne Benesch has announced the final production of CTC's 29th season: Shakespeare's glorious As You Like It. Director Jackson Gay (3C, Rattlestick; A Little Journey, 2012 Drama Desk Nomination, The Mint) makes her CTC debut with a 1930's swing era slant on Shakespeare's funniest and most frolicsome play. Composer Justin Ellington (Other Desert Cities, Lincoln Center; 2010 Grammy Award Winner) infuses the festivities with a bubbling score performed live by the sixteen member cast. (more...)

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