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Olney Theatre Center Presents Witness for the Prosecution 9/28-10/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2011

Everything won't be as it seems when Olney Theatre Center, a 73-year-old professional, award-winning, year-round theater, announces today the opening of Agatha Christie's Witness for the Prosecution. (more...)

Rosie Perez Joins David Hyde Pierce in MTC's CLOSE UP SPACE this Winter
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2011

The Manhattan Theatre Club has announced full casting for the upcoming world premiere of CLOSE UP SPACE by Molly Smith Metzler, directed by Leigh Silverman. Joining the cast is Academy Award & Emmy Award nominee Rosie Perez (Fearless, The Ritz) as famous author 'Vanessa Finn Adams.' Completing the cast are Jessica DiGiovanni (Off-Broadway Debut) and Colby Minifie (The Pillowman, Landscape of the Body) as well as already announced Tony Award and four-time Emmy Award winner David Hyde Pierce ('Frasier', Curtains) and Obie Award winner Michael Chernus (The Aliens, In The Wake). (more...)

John Lithgow, Larry Kramer, Campbell Brown et al. Join Dustin Lance Black's '8' Reading on Broadway, 9/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2011

Academy, Tony and four-time Emmy Award nominee Bob Balaban; acclaimed 'White Collar' television star Matt Bomer; Emmy Award-winning journalist Campbell Brown; celebrated playwright and gay rights activist Larry Kramer; two-time Academy Award-nominated, multiple Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning, two-time Tony Award-winning actor John Lithgow; Tony Award nominee and Broadway Impact Co-Founder Rory O'Malley; and Emmy Award winner and three-time Golden Globe Award nominee Bradley Whitford will appear in the world premiere of '8' on Broadway, joining the previously announced Anthony Edwards, Morgan Freeman, Cheyenne Jackson, Christine Lahti, Rob Reiner, Yeardley Smith and Marisa Tomei. The production is an unprecedented account of the Federal District Court trial in Perry v. Schwarzenegger (now Perry v. Brown), the case filed by AFER to overturn Proposition 8, which eliminated the right to marry for gay and lesbian couples in California. (more...)

WICKED Returns to Benedum Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2011

After breaking box office records and selling out in record time in 2005 and 2008, WICKED, Broadway's biggest blockbuster, will return to the Benedum Center on September 7-October 2, 2011, as part of the PNC Broadway Across America - Pittsburgh Series. (more...)

Haley Joel Osment, Stephen Rowe to Lead Philadelphia Theatre Company's RED
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2011

Philadelphia Theatre Company opens its 2011-2012 season with the Philadelphia premiere of John Logan's Tony Award-winning drama Red October 14-November 13 at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre (Broad and Lombard Streets). Directed by Anders Cato, the two-person cast features Broadway veteran Stephen Rowe and Oscar nominee Haley Joel Osment. (more...)

WICKED Comes To The Benedum Center 9/7-10/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2011

After breaking box office records and selling out in record time in 2008, WICKED, Broadway's biggest blockbuster, will return to Pittsburgh, with performances at the Benedum Center, from September 7 through October 2. (more...)

Tix Now on Sale for Cynthia Nixon-Led WIT & John Lithgow-Led THE COLUMNIST at MTC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2011

Single tickets are available now for Manhattan Theatre Club's upcoming Broadway productions of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play WIT by Margaret Edson, directed by Lynne Meadow starring Tony and Emmy Award winner Cynthia Nixon and the world premiere of THE COLUMNIST by David Auburn, directed by Daniel Sullivan starring Tony and Emmy Award winner John Lithgow. (more...)

Manhattan Theatre Club to Include Matt Charman's REGRETS IN 2011-12 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2011

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director), Barry Grove (Executive Producer) and Mandy Greenfield (Artistic Producer) announce the complete 2011-2012 theatrical season of six productions including the news that REGRETS, a new play by rising young British playwright Matt Charman will have its world premiere in spring 2012 at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). (more...)

Olney Theatre Center Presents Witness for the Prosecution 9/28-10/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2011

Everything won't be as it seems when Olney Theatre Center, a 73-year-old professional, award-winning, year-round theater, announces today the opening of Agatha Christie's Witness for the Prosecution. (more...)

F**KING HIPSTERS! Plays NYMF Today Thru 10/8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2011

'F**king Hipsters!' a new musical comedy with book by Keythe Farley ('Bat Boy: The Musical'), lyrics by Lori Scarlett ('Break Up Notebook') and music by Ms. Scarlett and John Ballinger, receives its world premiere production as part of the 2011 New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) on tonight at 8:00 pm at the Signature Theatre: Peter Norton Space at 555 W. 42nd St. The production is directed by Two-time Tony Nominee John Carrafa ('Urinetown', 'Love, Valour, Compassion'). (more...)

Tix Go On Sale For Jacksonville Run of WICKED 1/4-22, 2012
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2011

After breaking box office records and selling out in record time in 2009, WICKED, Broadway's biggest blockbuster, will return to Jacksonville at the Times-Union Center's Moran Theater from January 4-22, 2012 for 24 performances. (more...)

WE LIVE HERE Begins Previews Tonight At MTC At NY City Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2011

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of WE LIVE HERE, the new play by Zoe Kazan, directed by Sam Gold begins previews tonight, September 22 at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). The limited engagement will open Wednesday, October 12. (more...)

BWW TV: Chatting with Ellen Burstyn and the Company of THE ATMOSPHERE OF MEMORY
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 21, 2011

LAByrinth Theater Company is presenting the World Premiere Production of The Atmosphere of Memory by David Bar Katz, with performances beginning Saturday, October 15th and an opening October 30th. The production will take place at Labyrinth's new home, the Bank Street Theater for a limited engagement through Sunday, November 13th. The company recently met the press and BroadwayWorld was there toget the scoop on the new play! (more...)

Mamie Parris Joins Cast of WICKED National Tour, 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2011

The company of the first North American tour of WICKED welcomes Mamie Parris as Elphaba on Tuesday, October 4 in Atlanta, GA. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Vintage Theatre's LOVE! VALOUR! COMPASSION! - A Delightful Triumph!
by Michael Mulhern - Sep 2, 2011

I swear to God I only came down here for a glass of milk! (more...)

John Lithgow, Larry Kramer, Campbell Brown et al. Join Dustin Lance Black's '8' Reading on Broadway, 9/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2011

Academy, Tony and four-time Emmy Award nominee Bob Balaban; acclaimed 'White Collar' television star Matt Bomer; Emmy Award-winning journalist Campbell Brown; celebrated playwright and gay rights activist Larry Kramer; two-time Academy Award-nominated, multiple Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning, two-time Tony Award-winning actor John Lithgow; Tony Award nominee and Broadway Impact Co-Founder Rory O'Malley; and Emmy Award winner and three-time Golden Globe Award nominee Bradley Whitford will appear in the world premiere of '8' on Broadway, joining the previously announced Anthony Edwards, Morgan Freeman, Cheyenne Jackson, Christine Lahti, Rob Reiner, Yeardley Smith and Marisa Tomei. The production is an unprecedented account of the Federal District Court trial in Perry v. Schwarzenegger (now Perry v. Brown), the case filed by AFER to overturn Proposition 8, which eliminated the right to marry for gay and lesbian couples in California. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of THE ATMOSPHERE OF MEMORY!
by Walter McBride - Sep 16, 2011

LAByrinth Theater Company is presenting the World Premiere Production of The Atmosphere of Memory by David Bar Katz, with performances beginning Saturday, October 15th and an opening October 30th. The production will take place at Labyrinth's new home, the Bank Street Theater for a limited engagement through Sunday, November 13th. Today, the company met the press and BroadwayWorld brings you photos below. (more...)

F**KING HIPSTERS! Plays NYMF, 9/27-10/8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2011

'F**king Hipsters!' a new musical comedy with book by Keythe Farley ('Bat Boy: The Musical'), lyrics by Lori Scarlett ('Break Up Notebook') and music by Ms. Scarlett and John Ballinger, will receive its world premiere production as part of the 2011 New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) on Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 8:00 pm at the Signature Theatre: Peter Norton Space at 555 W. 42nd St. The production is directed by Two-time Tony Nominee John Carrafa ('Urinetown', 'Love, Valour, Compassion'). (more...)

Haley Joel Osment, Stephen Rowe to Lead Philadelphia Theatre Company's RED
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2011

Philadelphia Theatre Company opens its 2011-2012 season with the Philadelphia premiere of John Logan's Tony Award-winning drama Red October 14-November 13 at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre (Broad and Lombard Streets). Directed by Anders Cato, the two-person cast features Broadway veteran Stephen Rowe and Oscar nominee Haley Joel Osment. (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: Ellen Burstyn, John Glover & THE ATMOSPHERE OF MEMORY Company Meets the Press
by Walter McBride - Sep 15, 2011

LAByrinth Theater Company is presenting the World Premiere Production of The Atmosphere of Memory by David Bar Katz, with performances beginning Saturday, October 15th and an opening October 30th. The production will take place at Labyrinth's new home, the Bank Street Theater for a limited engagement through Sunday, November 13th. Today, the company met the press and BroadwayWorld brings you a snapshot below. (more...)

WICKED Returns to the Fox Theatre 9/14-10/9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2011

After breaking box office records and selling out in record time in 2006 and 2008, WICKED, Broadway's biggest blockbuster, will return to Atlanta's Fabulous Fox Theatre from September 14-October 9, as a special to the Broadway Across America - Atlanta 2011-12 season. (more...)

NYMF Presents My History of Marriage 10/4-14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2011

The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) and Just My Luck Productions, Inc. present My History of Marriage a world premiere musical comedy by Academy Award® and two-time Grammy® winner David Shire, Lee Kalcheim and Samuel Kalcheim. (more...)

John Glover, Max Casella et al. Join Ellen Burstyn in Labyrinth's ATMOSPHERE OF MEMORY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2011

Labyrinth Theater Company has announced final casting for the World Premiere Production of The Atmosphere of Memory by David Bar Katz. Performances begin Saturday, October 15th with Opening Night scheduled for October 30th at Labyrinth's new home, the Bank Street Theater for a limited engagement through Sunday, November 13th. (more...)

Wicked Announces Lottery for $25 Seats
by Joseph Harrison - Sep 13, 2011

A day-of-performance lottery for a limited number of orchestra seats will be held daily for WICKED, which will be performing from September 14-October 9 at The Fox Theatre as a special to the Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta 2011-12 season. Each day, 2½ hours prior to show time people who present themselves at the Fox Theatre box office will have their names placed in a lottery drum and then thirty minutes later, names will be drawn for a limited number of orchestra seats at $25 each, cash only. This lottery is available only in-person at the box office, with a limit of two tickets per person. (more...)

Jeffrey Kuhn and Todd Cerveris Join CAP21 Theatre's SOUTHERN COMFORT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2011

CAP 21 Theatre Company presents SOUTHERN COMFORT, a new musical by Dan Collins (book and lyrics) and Julianne Wick Davis (music), based on Kate Davis' 2001 Sundance award-winning documentary about transgender friends in rural Georgia. Jeffrey Kuhn and Todd Cerveris join previously announced Annette O'Toole and Jeff McCarthy, with previews to begin October 5, prior to its official press opening October 6 at the CAP21 Black Box Theater (18 West 18th Street) in Manhattan. Thomas Caruso (ZOMBIE, MIMI LE DUCK) directs. (more...)

WICKED Announces Lottery for $25 Seats 8/24-9/11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2011

A day-of-performance lottery for a limited number of orchestra seats will be held daily for WICKED, which will be performing from August 24 through September 11 at The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, 166 Capitol Avenue, Hartford. (more...)

Mamie Parris Joins Cast of WICKED National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2011

The company of the first North American tour of WICKED welcomes Mamie Parris as Elphaba tonight in Atlanta, GA. (more...)

WICKED Closes at The Benedum Center, 10/2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2011

After breaking box office records and selling out in record time in 2008, WICKED, Broadway's biggest blockbuster, will return to Pittsburgh, with performances at the Benedum Center, from September 7 through October 2. (more...)

WICKED Comes To Calgary At Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2011

WICKED is a new musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (Godspell, Pippin, Academy Award winner for Pocahontas and The Prince of Egypt) and book by Winnie Holzman ("My So Called Life," "Once And Again" and "thirtysomething") based on the best-selling 1995 novel by Gregory Maguire. (more...)

TheatreWorks Presents [TITLE OF SHOW], 6/1-26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2011

An innovative new musical-within-a-musical about a pair of struggling writers creating a Broadway hit, [title of show] makes its regional premiere at TheatreWorks, the nationally acclaimed theatre of Silicon Valley. (more...)

37th Season of the Hangar Theatre Celebrates Stories of Family and Diversity
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2011

An electrifying line-up of plays and musicals are set for the 37th season of the Hangar Theatre. (more...)

Maggie Lacey, Jenn Gambatese, et al. Set for WCP'S TEETH APART, 7/12-30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2011

Westport Country Playhouse will stage Terrence McNally's summer sizzler, 'Lips Together, Teeth Apart,' directed by Playhouse artistic director Mark Lamos, playing July 12 - 30. The third production in the Playhouse's 80th birthday year, 'Lips Together, Teeth Apart' is a perceptive comedy with powerful dramatic conflicts about two straight couples spending a July weekend on Fire Island. (more...)

THE AVERAGE-SIZED MERMAID to Play Fringe Festival in August, Opens 8/13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2011

Mind The Gap Theatre and Early Bird Theatricals will present Jessica Fleitman's award winning comedy The Average-Sized Mermaid in August 2011 at The New York International Fringe Festival. The production will be directed by Mind The Gap's Artistic Director, Paula D'Alessandris (Under The Blue Sky at The Kraine; The Cleric at 59E59). (more...)

WICKED Returns to Des Moines, Tickets On Sale 8/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2011

After breaking box office records and selling out in record time in 2009, WICKED, Broadway's biggest blockbuster, will return to the Civic Center of Greater Des Moines Wednesday, November 9 to Sunday, December 4. Tickets for the return engagement go on sale Saturday, August 20. (more...)

WICKED Returns To Detroit Opera House 12/7-31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2011

After breaking box office records and selling out in record time in 2006 and 2008, WICKED, Broadway's biggest blockbuster, will return to Detroit with performances at the Detroit Opera House, December 7-31. (more...)

John Lithgow Returns to Broadway in THE COLUMNIST for MTC Apr. 25, 2012; Daniel Sullivan Directs
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2011

Lynne Meadow and Barry Grove have announced that Tony and Emmy Award winner John Lithgow returns to Broadway in the Manhattan Theatre Club world premiere production of THE COLUMNIST by Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner David Auburn, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan. In this new play, Lithgow plays noted newspaper columnist Joseph Alsop. This limited engagement will begin previews on Tuesday, April 3 and open Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. (more...)

Michael Kosarin, David Holcenberg, et al. Join NEWSIES Creative Team!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2011

Paper Mill Playhouse has just announced the full creative team behind its season opener, the premiere of a new Disney stage musical, Newsies. Featuring music by eight-time Academy Award®-winning composer Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, Sister Act, The Little Mermaid), lyrics by Jack Feldman and a new book by four-time Tony® Award winner Harvey Fierstein (La Cage aux Folles, Torch Song Trilogy), Newsies is adapted for the stage from the 1992 live-action Disney feature film musical. The show begins performances on Thursday, September 15. The official press opening is scheduled for Sunday, September 25. (more...)

Cynthia Nixon Returns to Broadway in WIT at MTC, Jan. 2012; THE COLUMNIST Delayed
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2011

Manhattan Theatre Club has just announced that Tony and Emmy Award winner Cynthia Nixon will return to MTC to star in the Broadway premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play WIT by Margaret Edson, directed by MTC's award-winning Artistic Director Lynne Meadow. The limited engagement of WIT will begin previews Thursday, January 5, 2012 and open Thursday, January 26, 2012 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. (more...)

Maggie Lacey, Jenn Gambatese, et al. Set for WCP'S TEETH APART, 7/12-30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2011

Westport Country Playhouse will stage Terrence McNally's summer sizzler, 'Lips Together, Teeth Apart,' directed by Playhouse artistic director Mark Lamos, playing July 12 - 30. The third production in the Playhouse's 80th birthday year, 'Lips Together, Teeth Apart' is a perceptive comedy with powerful dramatic conflicts about two straight couples spending a July weekend on Fire Island. (more...)

QUICK TAKE: Vintage Theatre Pulls a Huge Coup with Q!
by Michael Mulhern - Jul 11, 2011

In one of the biggest coups in Colorado Theater history, Vintage Theatre grabbed the rights to one of the most sought after Broadway shows - AVENUE Q! (more...)

WICKED Announces $25 Lottery at Benedum Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2011

A day-of-performance lottery for a limited number of orchestra seats will be held daily for WICKED, which will be performing from Wednesday, September 7 through Sunday, October 2, at the Benedum Center. Each day, 2½ hours prior to show time people who present themselves at the Theater Square Box Office, 655 Penn Avenue, downtown Pittsburgh will have their names placed in a lottery drum and then thirty minutes later, names will be drawn for a limited number of orchestra seats at $25 each, cash only. This lottery is available only in-person at the box office, with a limit of two tickets per person. (more...)

THE AVERAGE-SIZED MERMAID to Play Fringe Festival in August, Opens 8/13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2011

Mind The Gap Theatre and Early Bird Theatricals will present Jessica Fleitman's award winning comedy The Average-Sized Mermaid in August 2011 at The New York International Fringe Festival. The production will be directed by Mind The Gap's Artistic Director, Paula D'Alessandris (Under The Blue Sky at The Kraine; The Cleric at 59E59). (more...)

Mark Blum, Jessica Collins, Amy Irving, et al. Set for Manhattan Theatre Club's WE LIVE HERE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2011

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director), Barry Grove (Executive Producer), and Mandy Greenfield (Artistic Producer) are pleased to announce full casting for the upcoming world premiere of WE LIVE HERE by Zoe Kazan, directed by Sam Gold. (more...)

WICKED Announces Lottery for $25 Seats 8/24-9/11
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2011

A day-of-performance lottery for a limited number of orchestra seats will be held daily for WICKED, which will be performing from August 24 through September 11 at The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, 166 Capitol Avenue, Hartford. (more...)

WICKED Returns to Des Moines, Tickets On Sale 8/20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2011

After breaking box office records and selling out in record time in 2009, WICKED, Broadway's biggest blockbuster, will return to the Civic Center of Greater Des Moines Wednesday, November 9 to Sunday, December 4. Tickets for the return engagement go on sale Saturday, August 20. (more...)

WICKED Announces Lottery for $25 Seats 8/24-9/11
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2011

A day-of-performance lottery for a limited number of orchestra seats will be held daily for WICKED, which will be performing from August 24 through September 11 at The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, 166 Capitol Avenue, Hartford. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Mario Cantone and Christine Pedi Visit SILENCE! The Musical
by Walter McBride - Aug 14, 2011

Mario Cantone and Christine Pedi attended a recent show of SILENCE! The Musical, playing at Theatre 80. (more...)

THE AVERAGE-SIZED MERMAID to Play Fringe Festival, Opens 8/13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2011

Mind The Gap Theatre and Early Bird Theatricals will present Jessica Fleitman's award winning comedy The Average-Sized Mermaid in August 2011 at The New York International Fringe Festival. The production will be directed by Mind The Gap's Artistic Director, Paula D'Alessandris (Under The Blue Sky at The Kraine; The Cleric at 59E59). (more...)

WICKED Comes To The Aronoff Center 11/2-26
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2011

After breaking box office records during its last visit to the Aronoff Center, WICKED, Broadway's biggest blockbuster, will return to Cincinnati, November 2-26 as part of the Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Cincinnati 11/12 Season. (more...)

Annette O'Toole, Jeff McCarthy Lead CAP 21's SOUTHERN COMFORT, 10/6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2011

CAP 21 Theatre Company presents SOUTHERN COMFORT, a new musical by Dan Collins (book and lyrics) and Julianne Wick Davis (music), based on Kate Davis' 2001 Sundance award-winning documentary about transgender friends in rural Georgia. Co-starring Annette O'Toole and Jeff McCarthy, previews begin October 5, prior to its official press opening October 6 at the CAP21 Black Box Theater (18 West 18th Street) in Manhattan. Tom Caruso (ZOMBIE, MIMI LE DUCK) directs. (more...)

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