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by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2009
Shakespeare & Company Artistic Director Tony Simotes today announced the titles for the popular, 15th annual Studio Festival of Plays. The annual Festival is a mini-marathon of plays new to the Company running ONE DAY ONLY in Founders' Theatre on Monday, September 7 beginning at 11:30 am and running through 11pm. Seven productions featuring Company actors and special guest actors will be presented throughout the day as works-in-progress and staged readings. A special Benefit reading of William Bigelow's new play, Leap Year, featuring Olympia Dukakis and directed by Simotes, will kick off the Festival series a week early on Monday, August 31st at 7:00pm .
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2009
Took An Axe Productions proudly presents a special limited 6-week engagement of the rock musical LIZZIE BORDEN.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2008
New Repertory Theatre, in residence at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, is excited to present Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl. From the acclaimed playwright of The Clean House comes this beautiful and devastating story about love and choice.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2009
Took An Axe Productions proudly presents a special limited 6-week engagement of the rock musical LIZZIE BORDEN. Written by Steven Cheslik-DeMeyer and Tim Maner with Alan Stevens Hewitt and directed by Tim Maner, this production will play Thursday, September 10 through Saturday, October 17 at The Living Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2009
Took An Axe Productions proudly presents a special limited 6-week engagement of the rock musical LIZZIE BORDEN.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2008
It's War-Between-The-States once again in the New Jersey Premiere of Kathleen Clark's Off Broadway hit, SOUTHERN COMFORTS, running Thursday, November 20, to Sunday, December 14, at the Bickford Theatre, 6 Normandy Heights Road, in Morristown, NJ.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2009
Auditions for In The Blood, will take place Sunday, October 25th & Monday, October 26th from 6:30-8pm, in the BB&T room @ Spirit Square. In the Blood will be directed by Quentin 'Q' Talley.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2009
Auditions for In The Blood, will take place Sunday, October 25th & Monday, October 26th from 6:30-8pm, in the BB&T room @ Spirit Square. In the Blood will be directed by Quentin 'Q' Talley.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2009
Northrop Dance at the University of Minnesota brings the 50th anniversary production of Clytemnestra from the Martha Graham Dance Company. Demonstrating Graham's pioneering approach to time and space on stage, the psychodrama is deemed a masterpiece of 20th Century American modernism.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2009
Took An Axe Productions proudly presents a special limited 6-week engagement of the rock musical LIZZIE BORDEN. Written by Steven Cheslik-DeMeyer and Tim Maner with Alan Stevens Hewitt and directed by Tim Maner, this production will play Thursday, September 10 through Saturday, October 17 at The Living Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2009
Took An Axe Productions proudly presents a special limited 6-week engagement of the rock musical LIZZIE BORDEN.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2009
Auditions for In the Blood by Suzan Lori-Parks, Sunday, October 25th & Monday, Oct. 26th 6:30-8pm bb&t room (spirit square)
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2009
Auditions for In The Blood, will take place Sunday, October 25th & Monday, October 26th from 6:30-8pm, in the BB&T room @ Spirit Square. In the Blood will be directed by Quentin 'Q' Talley.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2009
Northrop Dance at the University of Minnesota brings the 50th anniversary production of Clytemnestra from the Martha Graham Dance Company. Demonstrating Graham's pioneering approach to time and space on stage, the psychodrama is deemed a masterpiece of 20th Century American modernism.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2009
Northrop Dance at the University of Minnesota brings the 50th anniversary production of Clytemnestra from the Martha Graham Dance Company. Demonstrating Graham's pioneering approach to time and space on stage, the psychodrama is deemed a masterpiece of 20th Century American modernism.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2009
Northrop Dance at the University of Minnesota brings the 50th anniversary production of Clytemnestra from the Martha Graham Dance Company. Demonstrating Graham's pioneering approach to time and space on stage, the psychodrama is deemed a masterpiece of 20th Century American modernism.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2009
Intiman Theatre Artistic Director Bartlett Sher, Co-Artistic Director Kate Whoriskey and Managing Director Brian Colburn announce the lineup of plays for Intiman's 2010 Season, the first under Whoriskey's artistic leadership. Subscription packages are available now from www.intiman.org or 206.269.1900.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2008
New Repertory Theatre, in collaboration with the Arsenal Center for the Arts and Watertown Children's Theatre, revives its popular adaptation of Dickens' classic holiday story, which has all the trimmings of a lavish Victorian Christmas.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2009
The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre (The Gamm) is pleased to conclude its 24th Season with Phyllis Nagy's adaptation of the classic American novel The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Gamm Resident Director Judith Swift helms an elegant and unconventional retelling of this tragic tale, rife with symbolism.
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2008
Casting has been announced for the American Musical Theatre of San Jose engagement of Disney's 'High School Musical' which begins June 10th.
by Randy Rice - May 17, 2009
This adaptation of Nathaniel Hawthorne's classic American novel, by Phyllis Nagy, is directed by Judith Swift and plays at the Pawtucket, RI theater through June 7th
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2008
Casting has been announced for the Las Vegas engagement of Disney's 'High School Musical'.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2009
In celebration of the 400th anniversary of the year Galileo first turned his telescope upward and changed the way human beings thought of their place in the cosmos, Catalyst Collaborative @ MIT and Underground Railway Theater present Bertolt Brecht's The Life of Galileo! Playing Friday, April 10 through Sunday, May 17 at Central Square Theater, this production of The Life of Galileo, Brecht's widely acclaimed masterpiece of science theater, is translated by David Hare, directed by David Wheeler, and stars Boston area favorite Richard McElvain in the title role. Press night is set for Thursday, April 16 at 7:30 PM.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2008
Casting has been announced for the San Francisco engagement of Disney's High School Musical playing the Orpheum Theatre April 15-27, 2008.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2010
On the heels of the news that Kate Whoriskey's production of The Miracle Worker would close on Broadway on April 4, 2010, the Intiman Theatre in Seattle announced that the director's promotion to Artistic Director would be accelerated, effective immediately. Whoriskey was serving as Co-artistic Director with Bartlett Sher, and was not set to take on the position exclusively until next season.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2008
New Repertory Theatre in residence at the Arsenal Center for the Arts announces the World Premiere of According to Tip, a play with music by Dick Flavin, starring Tony and Emmy award-winner Ken Howard. Just in time for election season, According to Tip will open for the press on Friday, June 27, 2008 and will play through Sunday, July 13, 2008. 'Just in time for election season, New Rep brings you the World Premiere of According to Tip. Featuring Broadway and TV star Ken Howard, this play traces the colorful and historically memorable career of Thomas P. 'Tip' O'Neill, former Speaker of the House. Tip will escort you back in time from Barry's Corner in Cambridge to the White House. Get the inside scoop on politics during the Red Scare, Watergate, and Vietnam in this touching played filled with humor, music, and beguiling Irish wit,' press notes state. New Repertory Theatre presents provocative and intelligent works of both established and emerging playwrights in an intimate setting that involves and engages the audience. New Rep has earned a reputation for dynamic productions that honor the writers and feature talented professional actors from the New England theatre community as well as guest artists from around the U.S. New Rep has received Elliot Norton and IRNE Awards for outstanding acting, scenic design, direction, and production. Programming at New Repertory Theatre is supported in part by a grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council. Lead Sponsor for According to Tip, Bank of America. The Artists Rick Lombardo (Director) is now in his twelfth season as New Rep's Producing Artistic Director. Earlier this year: A Streetcar Named Desire, A Pinter Duet: The Lover & Ashes to Ashes, The Clean House, and Dessa Rose. Last season: The Pillowman, Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol (which he also adapted), Silence, and The Wild Party, as well as Hamlet for Actors' Shakespeare Project. Other New Rep Credits: Ragtime (IRNE Awards-Best Director of a Musical and Best Musical); Bill W. and Dr. Bob (which he also directed Off-Broadway in the spring of 2007 at New World Stages in NY); Romeo and Juliet; Into the Woods (multiple IRNE Awards); Quills; Approaching Moomtaj; The Threepenny Opera; A Girl's War; his new musical adaptation of Moliere's Scapin; Waiting for Godot (IRNE Award, Best Drama); Sweeney Todd (2004 Elliot Norton Award for Outstanding Director, IRNE Award for Best Director, and Elliot Norton Award for Outstanding Musical Production); The Weir (IRNE Award, Best Drama); Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead (Elliot Norton Award, Outstanding Director); The Scarlet Letter; American Buffalo; A Moon for the Misbegotten; Twelfth Night; Beast on the Moon; Das Barbecu; Tartuffe; and The Real Thing; among others. Additional credits include the world premiere of Moby Dick: An American Opera, for which he received the Award for Outstanding Achievement in Theatre by Northern Ohio Live. He is honored to be a two-time recipient of the Elliot Norton Award from the Boston Theatre Critics Association for Outstanding Director. Ken Howard (Tip) Ken Howard launched his acting career in 1968 when he won a role in the original Broadway production of Promises, Promises, for which he won both a Tony and an Emmy. He originated the role of Thomas Jefferson in 1776 for which he won a Theatre World Award. He returned to the role for the 1972 film version. He won a Tony for his work in Child's Play in 1970. From 1976 - 1981, he starred in as the title character in the TV series The White Shadow. He earned an Emmy in 1980 for his narration of The Body Human: Facts for Boys. Other film and television includes: The Thron Birds, The West Wing, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Crossing Jordan, Rambo, Cane, Smother and Michael Clayton. Upcoming work includes: Conrad in Still Waters, Sheriff Sedgewick in Two: Thirteen, Officer Ford in The Beacon, and Phelan Beale in the film adaptation of Grey Gardens. Dick Flavin (Playwright) is a nationally known writer and speaker. He has made thousands of speaking appearances all across America, chiefly addressing groups on the subject of how to use humor as a strategy in business and in life. His television commentaries have appeared on NBC-TV, CNN and WBZ-TV in Boston. He is the winner of seven New England regional Emmy Awards for writing and commentary. He was the narrator of The Teammates, an ESPN documentary that was nominated for three national Emmy Awards. Known as the 'Poet Laureate of the Boston Red Sox,' he has written countless poems and song parodies about the team and its history, some of which are being compiled into a compact disc and DVD. The most well-known of them, Teddy at the Bat, a salute to Red Sox legend Ted Williams that is based on Ernest Lawrence Thayer's immortal Casey at the Bat, has been performed by Mr. Flavin at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York, at Fenway Park and in cities and towns across the country. He was the co-host of and contributing writer to Red Sox Stories, a weekly television series that ran during the 2007 baseball season. He has also written and performed special material for the Boston Pops and Symphony orchestras. In addition to According the Tip, his play on the life and times of the late Speaker of the House, Tip O'Neill, Mr. Flavin has also written I Feel a Song Comin' On, a soon to be produced musical about the lyricist Dorothy Fields.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2009
The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre (The Gamm) invites arts supporters and the general public to The Scarlet Affair. This red- and romantically themed party, chock full of irreverent entertainment, with a splash of sophistication, marks the non-profit theater's seventh annual fundraising event. The Scarlet Affair will be held on Saturday, April 18, from 7-10 p.m. at the historic Pawtucket Armory, 172 Exchange St. Tickets are $125 per person, including an open bar, complimentary raffle ticket and more; or $40 per person, including a cash bar. Call 401-723- 4266, ext. 16 for tickets or information.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2009
Motherhood Out Loud, a new American play, conceived by Susan R. Rose and Joan Stein, produced by Ms. Rose, Ms. Stein, Renee Landegger and Judith Resnick, directed by Lisa Peterson, and written by more than 15 writers, will have a special work-in-progress, 3-performance engagement as part of Bay Street Theatre's 2009 'Bay Street at the Parrish' season. Motherhood Out Loud plays July 30 - August 1 at the Parrish Art Museum in Southampton, NY.
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by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2009
The stage will brighten with Philadelphia Theatre Company's mainstage season finale Grey Gardens, book by Doug Wright, music by Scott Frankel, and lyrics by Michael Korie, on May 22 - June 28 at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre (Broad and Lombard Streets). Directed by Lisa Peterson, the ensemble cast features Todd Almond, Cole Burden, Kim Carson, Maggie Fitzgerald, Joy Franz, James Ijames, John Jellison, Anastasia Korbal, and Hollis Resnik.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2007
Culture Project has announced the full cast of the workshop production of Carol Gilligan's adaptation of The Scarlet Letter, which is being presented as part of its currently underway 2007 Women Center Stage festival (WCS), the annual multi-disciplinary event featuring women artists whose work calls attention to human struggles globally
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2009
Aurora Theatre Company opens its 18th season, focusing on 'family and fortune,' with Clifford Odets' classic Depression-era drama AWAKE AND SING! Bay Area theater veteran Joy Carlin (Jack Goes Boating, Hysteria, The Price), who first directed this play for Berkeley Repertory Theatre 24 years ago, revisits this landmark drama for Aurora.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2009
Ars Nova presents, as part of the Out Loud series, a FREE reading of PURE, by A. Rey Pamatmat, directed by Lisa Peterson. The cast of PURE will feature Steven Boyer, Maggie Lacey, Nancy Robinette and Michael Stuhlbarg. Alan Turing, the queer, British mathematician whose ideas would usher in the digital age, works obsessively to complete his great work: a machine capable of thinking, learning, and - one day - living. But when his life and work are put on trial, Alan must confront the painful connection between his pursuit of artificial life and his first love's death.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2009
Primary Stages (Casey Childs, Executive Producer; Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director; Elliot Fox, Managing Director) has announced complete casting for the New York premiere of Shipwrecked!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2009
Ars Nova presents, as part of the Out Loud series, a FREE reading of PURE, by A. Rey Pamatmat, directed by Lisa Peterson. The cast of PURE will feature Steven Boyer, Maggie Lacey, Nancy Robinette and Michael Stuhlbarg. Alan Turing, the queer, British mathematician whose ideas would usher in the digital age, works obsessively to complete his great work: a machine capable of thinking, learning, and - one day - living. But when his life and work are put on trial, Alan must confront the painful connection between his pursuit of artificial life and his first love's death.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2008
Primary Stages (Casey Childs, Executive Producer; Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director; Elliot Fox, Managing Director) has announced complete casting for the New York premiere of Shipwrecked!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2009
Olney Theatre Center?s 72nd season takes audiences from ancient Greece and a childhood home in Dublin to a British country estate and the Big Apple. Subscription Season 2010 offers three professional area premieres among its varied upcoming productions.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2009
Took An Axe Productions proudly presents a special limited 6-week engagement of the rock musical LIZZIE BORDEN. Written by Steven Cheslik-DeMeyer and Tim Maner with Alan Stevens Hewitt and directed by Tim Maner, this production will play Thursday, September 10 through Saturday, October 17 at The Living Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2009
Aurora Theatre Company opens its 18th season, focusing on 'family and fortune,' with Clifford Odets' classic Depression-era drama AWAKE AND SING! Bay Area theater veteran Joy Carlin (Jack Goes Boating, Hysteria, The Price), who first directed this play for Berkeley Repertory Theatre 24 years ago, revisits this landmark drama for Aurora.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2008
The San Jose Repertory Theatre today announced that Rick Lombardo of Boston's New Repertory Theatre will be the company's next artistic director, succeeding the Rep's long-time director, Timothy Near.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2008
New Repertory Theatre, in residence at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, is excited to present Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl. From the acclaimed playwright of The Clean House comes this beautiful and devastating story about love and choice.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2009
Shakespeare & Company Artistic Director Tony Simotes today announced the titles for the popular, 15th annual Studio Festival of Plays. The annual Festival is a mini-marathon of plays new to the Company running ONE DAY ONLY in Founders' Theatre on Monday, September 7 beginning at 11:30 am and running through 11pm. Seven productions featuring Company actors and special guest actors will be presented throughout the day as works-in-progress and staged readings. A special Benefit reading of William Bigelow's new play, Leap Year, featuring Olympia Dukakis and directed by Simotes, will kick off the Festival series a week early on Monday, August 31st at 7:00pm .
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2010
Next Theatre Company and Artistic Director Jason Southerland are thrilled to announce the 30th anniversary season, a year dedicated to plays that explore the myths that men and women create about their lives. The season opens in the fall with a world premiere presented at the National New Play Network's annual showcase. It continues with the regional premiere of a play Southerland first read when he met with Israeli playwright Motti Lerner (Pangs of the Messiah) in Tel Aviv earlier this year. The season comes to its climactic end with a pair of plays by Phyllis Nagy (pronounced 'Naij') who has captured wide acclaim in the United Kingdom but has been rarely produced in the U.S.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2008
Manhattan Theatre Club is pleased to announce guests and dates for After Words, the popular discussion series at the Biltmore Theatre (261 West 47th Street).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2009
The stage will brighten with Philadelphia Theatre Company's mainstage season finale Grey Gardens, book by Doug Wright, music by Scott Frankel, and lyrics by Michael Korie, on May 22 - June 28 at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre (Broad and Lombard Streets). Directed by Lisa Peterson, the ensemble cast features Todd Almond, Cole Burden, Kim Carson, Maggie Fitzgerald, Joy Franz, James Ijames, John Jellison, Anastasia Korbal, and Hollis Resnik.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2009
The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre (The Gamm) is pleased to conclude its 24th Season with Phyllis Nagy's adaptation of the classic American novel The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Gamm Resident Director Judith Swift helms an elegant and unconventional retelling of this tragic tale, rife with symbolism.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2010
Ars Nova presents, as part of the Out Loud series, a FREE reading of: GRACE, OR THE ART OF CLIMBING by Lauren Feldman, directed by Lisa Peterson. The cast includes Reed Birney, Natalia Payne, Armando Riesco, Maureen Sebastian, Charles Socarides and Susan Kelechi Watson.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2009
The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre (The Gamm) invites arts supporters and the general public to The Scarlet Affair. This red- and romantically themed party, chock full of irreverent entertainment, with a splash of sophistication, marks the non-profit theater's seventh annual fundraising event. The Scarlet Affair will be held on Saturday, April 18, from 7-10 p.m. at the historic Pawtucket Armory, 172 Exchange St. Tickets are $125 per person, including an open bar, complimentary raffle ticket and more; or $40 per person, including a cash bar. Call 401-723- 4266, ext. 16 for tickets or information.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2010
Ars Nova presents, as part of the Out Loud series, a FREE reading of: GRACE, OR THE ART OF CLIMBING by Lauren Feldman, directed by Lisa Peterson. The cast includes Reed Birney, Natalia Payne, Armando Riesco, Maureen Sebastian, Charles Socarides and Susan Kelechi Watson.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2009
In celebration of the 400th anniversary of the year Galileo first turned his telescope upward and changed the way human beings thought of their place in the cosmos, Catalyst Collaborative @ MIT and Underground Railway Theater present Bertolt Brecht's The Life of Galileo! Playing Friday, April 10 through Sunday, May 17 at Central Square Theater, this production of The Life of Galileo, Brecht's widely acclaimed masterpiece of science theater, is translated by David Hare, directed by David Wheeler, and stars Boston area favorite Richard McElvain in the title role. Press night is set for Thursday, April 16 at 7:30 PM.