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by Guest Blogger: Kathryn Mowat Murphy - Sep 9, 2013
Well hello again, it's been a while since my last blog and my only reason is that I really didn't have a lot to say. I figured I wasn't just going to make stuff up or ramble on just for the sake to have a blog entry. Today was the day to write so here it is……
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2013
Transport Group, the Drama Desk and OBIE award-winning theatre company, has announced that its 2013 Gimme A Break! benefit will honor producer Beth Williams on Monday, December 9 at 6:30pm, at the Asia Society and Museum, 725 Park Avenue at 70th Street.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2013
Roundabout Theatre Company presents The Winslow Boy, starring Tony nominee Michael Cumpsty as 'Desmond Curry', Academy & Tony Award nominee Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio as 'Grace Winslow', Alessandro Nivola as 'Sir Robert Morton' and Tony Award winner Roger Rees as 'Arthur Winslow'.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2012
Isle of Shoals Productions, Inc., is celebrating its 17th season with the musical That Lady from Maxim's based on a classic French farce. Get a first look at the production in the photos below!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2012
Isle of Shoals Productions, Inc., is celebrating its 17th season with two wildly different productions: the musical That Lady from Maxim's based on a classic French farce alternates with a rare revival of the powerful drama about C.S. Lewis, Shadowlands. Though vastly dissimilar in every way, each has a dynamic unconventional woman at its center.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2013
Casting was recently announced for the first public reading of NOTHING BUT TRASH, a satire of 1950's teen-angst films and gay pulp fiction, produced by Theater For The New City (Crystal Field, Executive Director), written by and starring Andy Halliday(of Charles Busch's Theatre-In-Limbo), with direction by G.R. Johnson (Bounce and Thunder, Seven11.2005). The reading, which is free and open to the public, takes place today, October 28th at 7:30pm in midtown Manhattan.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2012
The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.), under the Artistic Direction of Diane Paulus has announced the complete cast for its February 2013 production of Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie, to be directed by Tony Award-winning director John Tiffany. Multiple Tony and Emmy Award winner Cherry Jones returns to the A.R.T. to play Amanda Wingfield, and will be joined by Zachary Quinto as Tom, Celia Keenan-Bolger as Laura, and Brian J. Smith as the Gentleman Caller. The Tony Award-winning design team includes set and costumes by Bob Crowley, lighting by Natasha Katz, and sound by Clive Goodwin.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2013
Roundabout Theatre Company presents The Winslow Boy, starring Tony nominee Michael Cumpsty as 'Desmond Curry', Academy & Tony Award nominee Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio as 'Grace Winslow', Alessandro Nivola as 'Sir Robert Morton' and Tony Award winner Roger Rees as 'Arthur Winslow'.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2013
Casting has been announced for the first public reading of NOTHING BUT TRASH, a satire of 1950's teen-angst films and gay pulp fiction, produced by Theater For The New City (Crystal Field, Executive Director), written by and starring Andy Halliday(of Charles Busch's Theatre-In-Limbo), with direction by G.R. Johnson (Bounce and Thunder, Seven11.2005). The reading, which is free and open to the public, will take place on Monday, October 28th at 7:30pm in midtown Manhattan.
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).
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2012
Transport Group presents GIMME A BREAK! an evening of performances honoring Christian Borle, Sue Frost, and Paul Huntley at it's benefit gala on December 10, 2011 at the Asia Society and Museum, 725 Park Avenue. The GIMME A BREAK! performance features Broadway stars sharing their 'big break' moments in story and song.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2013
Actor's Express announces an exciting late addition to the Winter Dark Nights Series: "CHARLES BUSCH featuring Tom Judson on the Piano", for ONE NIGHT ONLY, on December 6 at 8pm. Actor, playwright, novelist, screenwriter, director, drag legend. Broadway and off-Broadway star, Charles Busch will grace the stage at Actor's Express for this special engagement!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2013
Transport Group, the Drama Desk and OBIE award-winning theatre company, has announced that its 2013 Gimme A Break! benefit will honor producer Beth Williams on Monday, December 9 at 6:30pm, at the Asia Society and Museum, 725 Park Avenue at 70th Street.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2012
Labyrinth Theater Company, the award-winning, downtown ensemble previously announced 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).
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2012
The Broadway at Birdland concert series today announced the return of Broadway actress/comedienne JULIE HALSTON to the stage on Monday, July 23 at 7pm.
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2012
Bay Street Theatre has announced the first production of the 2012 Mainstage Season. Polly Draper stars in MY BRILLIANT DIVORCE, by Geraldine Aron. This American Premiere begins Tuesday, May 29 and runs through Sunday, June 24. The production is directed by Matt McGrath, one of Bay Street's Artistic Associates. See photos of Draper on stage below!
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2012
Philadelphia Theatre Company announces the world premiere of the new musical Stars of David to open its 2012-2013 season this fall.
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2012
Five years to the day after opening its doors to Detroit audiences, The Ringwald Theatre begins a four-week exclusive run of the holy comedy, The Divine Sister. Written by Charles Busch, author of the past Ringwald hits Die! Mommie! Die! and Vampire Lesbians of Sodom, this outrageous comedy pays homage to Hollywood's most memorable nun movies and stars Ringwald's favorite "lady," Joe Bailey, and local radio personality Lisa Jesswein!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2013
Julie Halston has a lot of friends. She is certainly adored by some super-talented show biz glitterati, like Carl Andress, Mary Testa, Julia Murney, Max von Essen, Ms. Halston, Justin Squigs Robertson, David Garrison and Dan Butler, who attended 'Classical Julie' at Birdland this Monday, March 18. Scroll down for photos from the concert!
by Walter McBride - Mar 17, 2013
Comic actress Julie Halston takes to the stage in her inimitable fashion with the new evening, CLASSICAL JULIE, which will continue on March 18 and 25 at 7 p.m. at Birdland (315 West 44th Street in Manhattan) as part of The Broadway at Birdland concert series. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the concert below!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 7, 2013
BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was thrilled to sit down and speak with nearly all of this year's Tony Award nominees at the official Tonys Meet & Greet on May 1, 2013, and we will be bringing you special coverage on all of them throughout the awards season. Today we bring you Richard Kind, a nominee for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play for The Big Knife. Check out what he had to say below!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2012
The official opening night for Polly Draper in MY BRILLIANT DIVORCE, took place last Saturday night at Bay Street Theatre. Geraldine Aron, the playwright for this American Premiere attended the after party in the lobby along with other theatre veterans including Blythe Danner, TEd Hartley and Dina Merrill, John McDaniel, Terrence McNally, Joe Pintauro, Mercedes Ruehl, Sloan Shelton, and Harris Yulin. The show runs now through Sunday, June 24. The production is directed by Matt McGrath, one of Bay Street Theatre's Artistic Associates.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2012
The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.), under the Artistic Direction of Diane Paulus, has just announced that multiple Tony and Emmy award winner Cherry Jones returns to the A.R.T. next season to play Amanda Wingfield in Tennessee Williams's The Glass Menagerie, to be directed by John Tiffany, Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning director of Once on Broadway.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2013
Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the Broadway cast of The Winslow Boy, starring Tony nominee Michael Cumpsty as 'Desmond Curry', Academy & Tony Award nominee Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio as 'Grace Winslow', Alessandro Nivola as 'Sir Robert Morton' and Tony Award winner Roger Rees as 'Arthur Winslow'.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2012
As first reported exclusively by BroadwayWorld, ANASTASIA - A New Musical is being brought to the stage in a 29-hour reading, which entered rehearsals last week, based on the hit 1997 animated motion picture from Fox Animation Studios. The musical, which is in its early stages of development, will feature the five songs from the film along with fifteen new songs written for the stage. Joining the creative team of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty will be bookwriter Terrence McNally and music director Ben Cohn. Joining the previously announced cast is Kelli Barrett in the title role of Anya (Anastasia). Patrick Page once again dons the role of the villain, Vladimir. Angela Lansbury will reprise her role from the film as the Empress Maria, and Aaron Tveit will play Dimitri.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2013
Prolific actor, playwright and screenwriter Charles Busch is set to star in The Peccadillo Theater Company's upcoming staged reading of Sidney Howard's 1926 play THE SILVER CORD Monday, January 14 at 7 PM at Theatre at St. Clement's, 423 West 46 Street (between Ninth & Tenth Ave.) Under the direction of OBIE Award winner Dan Wackerman, the cast will also feature Jessie Austrian (Cymbeline), Molly Camp (The Heiress), Robert Eli (Saturn Returns), and Wesley Taylor ('Smash,' Rock of Ages).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2013
Prolific actor, playwright and screenwriter Charles Busch is set to star in The Peccadillo Theater Company's upcoming staged reading of Sidney Howard's 1926 play THE SILVER CORD Monday, January 14 at 7 PM at Theatre at St. Clement's, 423 West 46 Street (between Ninth & Tenth Ave.) under the direction of OBIE Award winner Dan Wackerman. The entire cast will be announced early next week.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2013
The Pulitzer Prize and OBIE Award-winning Theatre for the New City (TNC) will hold its 10th Annual LOVE ‘N' COURAGE benefit gala on Monday, February 25, 2013 at the National Arts Club (15 Gramercy Park South in Manhattan), this year honoring award-winning actor and playwright Charles Busch, it has been announced by Crystal Field, co-founder and artistic director of Theater for the New City. The LOVE ‘N' COURAGE celebration will begin with cocktails at 6:30pm, with dinner following at 7:00pm, and performances at 8:00pm. Proceeds benefit the Emerging Playwrights' Program at Theater for the New City, located at 155 First Avenue in the East Village, where it remains one of the few remaining outposts for experimental and political theater in 21st century New York.
by Paul W. Thompson - Jan 20, 2013
In the Paramount's production, directed and choregraphed by Rachel Rockwell, the show lives and breathes in the very music that a con man and flim-flam artist, "Professor Harold Hill," uses to sell band instruments, uniforms and instruction booklets to the parents of young boys he knows he cannot really teach. Music is everywhere,...
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2013
Comic actress Julie Halston will take to the stage in her inimitable fashion with the new evening, CLASSICAL JULIE on Mondays, March 4, 11, 18 and 25 at 7 p.m. at Birdland (315 West 44th Street in Manhattan) as part of The Broadway at Birdland concert series.
by Walter McBride - Feb 26, 2013
The Pulitzer Prize and OBIE Award-winning Theatre for the New City (TNC) held its 10th Annual LOVE 'N' COURAGE benefit gala last night, February 25, 2013 at the National Arts Club (15 Gramercy Park South in Manhattan), this year honoring award-winning actor and playwright Charles Busch. Hosts for LOVE 'N' COURAGE were composer and singer Phoebe Legere and playwright/filmmaker Matt Morillo ('Maid of Honor'). The performers at this year's show included Mr. Busch, The Love Show, dancer/choreographer Kitty Lunn and Infinity Dance, juggler supreme John Grimaldi, Carol Freeman, Luba Mason, KT Sullivan, Tammy Grimes, Drew Pulver, Mark Marcante and Crystal Field. BroadwayWorld was there for the celebration and you can check out full photo coverage below!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2013
Bucks County Playhouse has announced that Charles Busch's Tony Nominated play The Tale of the Allergist's Wife, directed by four-time Tony Award winner Boyd Gaines will be the final production of the 2013 Summer season. Performances run from Thursday, August 15th through Sunday, September 1st at the Bucks County Playhouse (70 South Main Street in New Hope, PA). The cast will be announced shortly.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2012
Transport Group has announced that, Jenn Colella, Tyne Daly, Montego Glover, Ann Harada, Elizabeth Stanley, and Sally Wilfert will perform at its gala benefit GIMME A BREAK! honoring Christian Borle, Sue Frost, and Paul Huntley on Monday, December 10, 2011 at the Asia Society and Museum, 725 Park Avenue. The evening will be hosted by Julie Halston and will feature a special performance by the cast of the Tony-winning Peter and the Starcatch
by Stage Tube - Dec 21, 2012
The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.), presents Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie in February 2013, to be directed by Tony Award-winning director John Tiffany. Multiple Tony and Emmy Award winner Cherry Jones returns to the A.R.T. to play Amanda Wingfield, and will be joined by Zachary Quinto as Tom, Celia Keenan-Bolger as Laura, and Brian J. Smith as the Gentleman Caller. The Tony Award-winning design team includes set and costumes by Bob Crowley, lighting by Natasha Katz, and sound by Clive Goodwin. Artistic Director Diane Paulus introduces the show in the video below. Click to watch!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2012
Transport Group has announced that, Jenn Colella, Tyne Daly, Montego Glover, Ann Harada, Elizabeth Stanley, and Sally Wilfert will perform at its gala benefit GIMME A BREAK! honoring Christian Borle, Sue Frost, and Paul Huntley tonight, December 10, 2012 at the Asia Society and Museum, 725 Park Avenue. The evening will be hosted by Julie Halston and will feature a special performance by the cast of the Tony-winning Peter and the Starcatcher.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2013
On the heels of its successful first season in 2012/13, the Broadway @ NOCCA concert series has already updated the lineup for its second season. Five of New York theater's leading ladies (one of whom is famously a man in disguise) will perform in New Orleans in 2013/14 as the popular series leaps again to NOCCA's Lupin Hall from its original summer home at The Art House in Provincetown, MA. The series is hosted again by Sirius/XM radio star Seth Rudetsky at piano. The 2013 - 2014 Broadway @ NOCCA Season is made possible by the generous support of The New Orleans Hotel Collection and Gambit.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2012
Charles Busch, the author and drag star of many Broadway and off-Broadway hit plays and feature films, makes a highly anticipated return this summer after his sold-out Provincetown debut at The Art House a year ago.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2012
Tickets for JUDITH OF BETHULIA sold out just prior to show's first performance on Friday, March 30. This is the first time in the theatre's forty-year history that a show has sold out its entire run prior to the start of performances and marks the second consecutive sold out run for Busch at Theater for the New City.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2012
Bay Street Theatre is celebrating its 21st season and has announced the 2012 Mainstage productions.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2012
Five years to the day after opening its doors to Detroit audiences, The Ringwald Theatre begins a four-week exclusive run of the holy comedy, The Divine Sister. Written by Charles Busch, author of the past Ringwald hits Die! Mommie! Die! and Vampire Lesbians of Sodom, this outrageous comedy pays homage to Hollywood's most memorable nun movies and stars Ringwald's favorite "lady," Joe Bailey, and local radio personality Lisa Jesswein!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 13, 2012
Theater for the New City will present Charles Busch's new comedy JUDITH OF BETHULIA. The play, starring Busch, and directed by Carl Andress (The Divine Sister; Die, Mommie, Die!) will play a limited engagement of 24 performances from Friday, March 30 through Saturday, April 28 at Theater for the New City's Cino Theater (155 First Avenue).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2012
Theater for the New City will present Charles Busch's new comedy JUDITH OF BETHULIA. The play, starring Busch, and directed by Carl Andress (The Divine Sister; Die, Mommie, Die!) will play a limited engagement of 24 performances from Friday, March 30 through Saturday, April 28 at Theater for the New City's Cino Theater (155 First Avenue).