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by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2008
Lou Spisto, Executive Producer of the Tony Award-winning Old Globe, is pleased to announce the Theatre's complete 2009 Summer Season.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2008
September 6th marks one year since The Factory performed a secret performance of Hamlet to a small invited audience of Facebook friends.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2008
South Coast Repertory kicks off the 2008-09 Season with the World Premiere of its first commissioned musical: An Italian Straw Hat: A Vaudeville.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2008
Signature Theatre Company (James Houghton, Founding Artistic Director; Erika Mallin, Executive Director) is proud to announce casting for HOME, by Samm-Art Williams and directed by Ron OJ Parson. HOME will be the second production of Signature's 2008-09 season celebrating the historic Negro Ensemble Company (NEC).
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2008
INVISIBLE LLC & ALBERTINE THEATRE are pleased to announce the New York premiere production of QUICKENING written and directed by Rebecca Tourino.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2008
South Coast Repertory will present the Southern California premiere of Dead Man's Cell Phone, Sarah Ruhl's fantastical new play about a woman who answers a dead man's cell phone and finds her life turned upside down. Directed by Bart DeLorenzo, Dead Man's Cell Phone runs Sept. 21 - Oct. 12 on the Julianne Argyros Stage.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2008
he New York Musical Theatre Festival, Laura Brandel and Patrice Miller have announced Broadway and R&B star Billy Porter to direct a cast that includes Tony-Award Winner Chuck Cooper (The Life, Caroline or Change), Natalie Venetia Belcon (Avenue Q, The Glorious Ones, TV's Johnny and the Sprites) and Adam Halpin (Glory Days) in the world premiere musical Twilight in Manchego. The show, with music, lyrics and book by Jonathan Larson Award Winner Matt Gould, will play six performances at the ATA Theater (314 W. 54th Street) September 25th - October 4th, 2007.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2008
This fall, Tony Award nominated actor Keith Carradine (The Will Rogers Follies, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, 'Nashville,' 'Dexter') returns to the New York stage in the New York premiere of Anthony Horowitz's acclaimed thriller, MINDGAME. Ken Russell, the celebrated director of the films Tommy, Woman In Love and The Boyfriend, makes his New York stage directorial debut with MINDGAME.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2008
South Coast Repertory today announced the cast and creative team for The Heiress, the psychological drama of love, innocence and betrayal by Ruth Goetz and Augustus Goetz.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2008
South Coast Repertory will present the Southern California premiere of Dead Man's Cell Phone, Sarah Ruhl's fantastical new play about a woman who answers a dead man's cell phone and finds her life turned upside down. Directed by Bart DeLorenzo, Dead Man's Cell Phone runs Sept. 21 - Oct. 12 on the Julianne Argyros Stage.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2008
Director Billy Porter and Grammy nominee Ledisi mark their debuts with Reprise Theatre Company in the 1990 musical 'Once on This Island,' opening the 2008-2009 season, September 2 to 14 at UCLA's Freud Playhouse. The press opening is September 3.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2008
Monty Python's SPAMALOT will welcome a new king when Michael Siberry arrives at the Shubert Theatre (225 West 44th Street) on Tuesday September 16.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2008
Monty Python's SPAMALOT welcomes Michael Siberry and David Hibbard to the roles of 'King Arthur' and 'Patsy' respectively. Siberry and Hibbard will begin performances tonight at the Shubert Theatre (225 West 44th Street).
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2008
ShakespeareNYC will begin their 2008/2009 season with Henry IV, parts 1 & 2, performed in repertory.
by Eugene Lovendusky - Oct 9, 2008
'Monty Python's Spamalot' recently welcomed Michael Siberry to the Broadway company after originating the role of King Arthur in the national tour and performing it for two years. Between hunts for the Holy Grail and calculating the distance a swallow can fly whilst carrying a coconut, Michael Siberry found a moment to chat with BroadwayWorld about his time performing the gilded role in the hyperbolic (and supremely comical) Kingdom of Camelot...
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2008
AQUILA THEATRE (Peter Meineck, Artistic Director) is proud to announce that John Lavelle will star as Yossarian in the World Premiere of the stage adaptation of Joseph Heller's Catch 22, adapted and directed by Peter Meineck. Performances begin November 14th, with opening night scheduled for November 23rd. This limited engagement continues through December 20th.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2008
'Transports the audience back to the thriving Greenwich Village nightclub scene of yesteryear, where girl singers with big, robust voices and gumption to match took their first bold steps up the ladder to stardom.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2008
Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, Orange County's beloved holiday tradition, returns to South Coast Repertory for its 29th season.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2008
This fall, Tony Award nominated actor Keith Carradine (The Will Rogers Follies, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, 'Nashville,' 'Dexter') returns to the New York stage in the New York premiere of Anthony Horowitz's acclaimed thriller, MINDGAME. Ken Russell, the celebrated director of the films Tommy, Woman In Love and The Boyfriend, makes his New York stage directorial debut with MINDGAME.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2008
West Coast Ensemble presents the West Coast Premiere of Christopher Durang's MISS WITHERSPOON, directed by Joel Swetow (The Cherry Orchard, Twelfth Night).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2008
BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 10/28/2008.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2008
Variety is reporting that actor James Earl Jones will be receiving this year's life achievement award from the Screen Actors Guild.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2008
West Coast Ensemble presents the West Coast Premiere of Christopher Durang's MISS WITHERSPOON, directed by Joel Swetow (The Cherry Orchard, Twelfth Night). MISS WITHERSPOON will preview Sunday, October 26 at 3pm; Wednesday, October 29; Thursday, October 30; and Friday October 31 at 8:00pm and will open on Saturday, November 1 at 8:00pm and continue through Sunday, December 14 at the new home of West Coast Ensemble - The El Centro Theatre, 800 N. El Centro Ave. in Hollywood.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2008
South Coast Repertory will present The Heiress, the psychological drama of love, innocence and betrayal by Ruth Goetz and Augustus Goetz. Helmed by Artistic Director Martin Benson, The Heiress will run from Oct. 17 through Nov. 16 on the Segerstrom Stage. Low-priced previews are available from Oct. 17 through Oct. 23. Opening night is Oct. 24. Press night is Saturday, Oct. 25 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets to The Heiress may be purchased online at www.scr.org, by phone at (714) 708-5555 or in person at the SCR box office.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2008
The 2009 season at the Almeida Theatre will include five premieres, two major revivals and a Shakespeare.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2008
Jim Creighton, David Haig, James Hayes, Doon Mackichan and Javone Prince will join previously announced Matt Di Angelo in Joe Orton's Loot, directed by Sean Holmes at the Tricycle Theatre. Loot will run from 11 December - 31 January with press night on 15 December.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2008
Tickets go on sale today for Signature Theatre Company's (James Houghton, Founding Artistic Director; Erika Mallin, Executive Director) production of HOME, the second production of Signature's 2008-2009 season celebrating the historic Negro Ensemble Company (NEC).
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2008
The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey concludes its record breaking 2008 Season with William Shakespeare's mercurial romance The Winter's Tale.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2008
The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey concludes its record breaking 2008 Season with William Shakespeare's mercurial romance The Winter's Tale.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2008
Lifetime Television announced the start of production of the Lifetime Original Movie Georgia O'Keeffe, starring three-time Academy Award, Golden Globe(R) and Emmy Award(R) nominee Joan Allen ('The Contender,' 'The Upside of Anger') and Academy Award(R), Golden Globe(R) and Emmy Award(R) winner Jeremy Irons ('Reversal of Fortune,' 'Elizabeth I').
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2008
The producers of Blithe Spirit are pleased to announce the show will play The Shubert Theatre (225 West 44th Street). Rehearsals are scheduled to begin Monday, January 26, 2009 with the first performance on Thursday, February 26, 2009.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2008
Splash Bar presents a very special edition of 'Scott Nevins' Curtain Call' with NYC's newest belting Diva - Molly Pope.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2008
Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) is pleased to announce that Lisa Banes, Mary Catherine Garrison and Byron Jennings will join the previously announced David Hyde Pierce and Charles Kimbrough in its upcoming Broadway production of Samson Raphaelson's Accent on Youth.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2008
Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, Orange County's beloved holiday tradition, returns to South Coast Repertory for its 29th season.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2008
Eden Espinosa, star of WICKED (currently at the Pantages Theater in Los Angeles) makes her solo debut directed by Billy Porter at L.A.'s renowned Upright Cabaret at Mark's Restaurant, 861 N. La Cienega Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069. She will perform Monday evenings, Mon, Dec 15, 22, 29, 2008 and Jan 5, 2009 at 9pm
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2008
Jim Creighton, David Haig, James Hayes, Doon Mackichan and Javone Prince will join previously announced Matt Di Angelo in Joe Orton's 'Loot', directed by Sean Holmes at the Tricycle Theatre. 'Loot' will run from 11 December until 31 January. Designs are by Anthony Lamble with lighting by Charles Balfour and sound by Greg Clarke. 'Loot' will tour to Newcastle Theatre Royal from 2-7 February after its opening at the Tricycle.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2008
'Transports the audience back to the thriving Greenwich Village nightclub scene of yesteryear, where girl singers with big, robust voices and gumption to match took their first bold steps up the ladder to stardom.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2008
Splash Bar presents a very special edition of 'Scott Nevins' Curtain Call' with NYC's newest belting Diva - Molly Pope.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2008
Variety reports that Jayne Atkinson has joined the cast of the upcoming Broadway revival of 'Blithe Spirit,' Atkinson will play the bride of Everett's character, who is plagued by the ghost of his deceased first wife (Ebersole). Atkinson was last on Broadway in 'Enchanted April' in 2003.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2008
LAByrinth Theater Company (John Ortiz, Artistic Director; Philip Seymour Hoffman, Co-Artistic Director; John Gould Rubin, Co- Artistic & Executive Director) opens its alternative festival of free staged readings, Live Nude Plays (November 16-19, 2008).
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2008
LAByrinth Theater Company (John Ortiz, Artistic Director; Philip Seymour Hoffman, Co-Artistic Director; John Gould Rubin, Co- Artistic & Executive Director) opens its alternative festival of free staged readings, Live Nude Plays (November 16 ? 19, 2008).
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2008
Billy Porter returns to Joe's Pub for an evening of song, featuring new American Broadway standards, gospel, and soulful originals.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2008
On the heels of a sold-out premiere at Joe's Pub, Molly Pope brings The Diva-lution of Molly Pop, directed and produced by Ben Rimalower (Leslie Kritzer is Patti LuPone at Les Mouches) and featuring a band led by Sonny Paladino (White Noise), to the Laurie Beechman Theatre, downstairs at the West Bank Café (42nd Street, just West of 9th Ave) for three performances, Wednesday, November 19th, Monday, December 8th and Monday, December 15th, all at 9:30 PM.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2008
West Coast Ensemble presents the West Coast Premiere of Christopher Durang's MISS WITHERSPOON, directed by Joel Swetow (The Cherry Orchard, Twelfth Night). MISS WITHERSPOON will preview Sunday, October 26 at 3pm; Wednesday, October 29; Thursday, October 30; and Friday October 31 at 8:00pm and will open on Saturday, November 1 at 8:00pm and continue through Sunday, December 14 at the new home of West Coast Ensemble - The El Centro Theatre, 800 N. El Centro Ave. in Hollywood.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2008
This one-night only reading of Shakespeare's perpetually controversial 'THE MERCHANT OF VENICE' begins with commentary from premiere West Coast Shakespeare scholar Denise Battista.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2008
South Coast Repertory starts off the New Year with the World Premiere of You, Nero, a comedy by Pulitzer Prize finalist Amy Freed. Commissioned by SCR, You, Nero imagines a meeting during the declining years of the Roman Empire between Scribonius, a put-upon playwright, and Emperor Nero, the all-powerful, narcissistic arbiter of art. The Roman romp stars Danny Scheie as Nero and John Vickery as Scribonius. Produced in association with Berkeley Repertory Theatre and directed by Sharon Ott,You, Nero will run from Jan. 4 through Jan. 25, 2009 on the Julianne Argyros Stage. Low-priced previews are available from Jan. 4 through Jan. 8. Opening night is Jan. 9. Press night is Saturday, Jan. 10 at 7:45 p.m. Tickets to You, Nero may be purchased online at www.scr.org, by phone at (714) 708-5555 or in person at the SCR box office.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2008
Molly Pope debuted The Diva-lution of Molly Pope to rave reviews at Don't Tell Mama's last spring. Hailed for her powerful vocals and dynamic dramatic intensity, Molly's performances of such songs as Dietz & Schwartz' 'By Myself' Cole Porter's 'It's Alright With Me' and even The Cardigans' 'Love Fool' provoked widespread comparison to a young Barbra Streisand. Now, under the direction of Ben Rimalower (Leslie Kritzer is Patti LuPone at Les Mouches) and featuring a band led by Sonny Paladino (White Noise), the new version of The Diva-lution of Molly Pope premieres at Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette Street) on Sunday, August 31st at 7:00 PM
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2008
Monty Python's SPAMALOT will welcome a new king when Michael Siberry arrives at the Shubert Theatre (225 West 44th Street) on Tuesday September 16.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2008
Director Billy Porter and Grammy nominee Ledisi mark their debuts with Reprise Theatre Company in the 1990 musical 'Once on This Island,' opening the 2008-2009 season, September 2 to 14 at UCLA's Freud Playhouse. The press opening is September 3. Bradley Rapier, founder of the Groovaloos, choreographs and Darryl Archibald is the music director. Reprise Theater Company is led by Artistic Director Jason Alexander and Producing Director Susan Dietz.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2008
September 6th marks one year since The Factory performed a secret performance of Hamlet to a small invited audience of Facebook friends.