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by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2016
The St. Charles Singers has announced plans for its 33rd concert season, which opens October 15 with a new installment of the professional chamber choir's 'Mozart Journey,' its multiyear project to perform Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's complete sacred choral music.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016
PRIMARY STAGES has announced the recipient of the inaugural Jeffry Melnick New Playwright Award, established by Jeffry Melnick and administrated by Primary Stages.
by Kristen Morale - Sep 13, 2016
The Cape Cod Theatre Company, home of the Harwich Junior Theatre, is pleased to bring Ernest Thompson's beloved 1979 play On Golden Pond to its stage as the first show of its anticipated fall season. Thompson's play, which was made into the well-known 1981 movie starring Henry Fonda and Katharine Hepburn, will run as a CCTC main-stage production from September 16th thru October 9th, under the direction of Susan Kosoff.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016
Penguin Rep Theatre, the award-winning theatre in Stony Point, New York, under the leadership of Artistic Director Joe Brancato and Executive Director Andrew M. Horn, closes its 2016 season with the New York premiere of Daniel's Husband by Michael McKeever from September 23 through October 16, 2016. In Daniel's Husband, Mitchell and Daniel are the ideal couple, everything but married. Mitchell does not believe in marriage; Daniel does. "When their life together takes a shocking and unexpected turn," says Mr. Brancato, who will stage the production at Penguin Rep, "we learn about the power and pain of love in this breathtaking new play."
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016
Quintessence Theatre Group continues producing progressive classic theatre and launces its seventh season with David Hare's translation of Bertolt Brecht's Mother Courage and Her Children, with original music by Michael Friedman.
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 6, 2016
Horton Foote's The Roads To Home opened last night at the Cherry Lane Theatre and Broadwayworld was there for the festivities.  The Roads To Home is a Primary Stages production in association with Catherine Adler and Jamie deRoy. It's run has been extended throughSunday, November 27, 2016.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016
Primary Stages, in association with Catherine Adler and Jamie deRoy, has announced an extension for the first show of the 2016/17 season, THE ROADS TO HOME, written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Horton Foote (Harrison, TX).
by Jessica Khan - Oct 19, 2016
Today's big news: Mike Bartlett's LOVE, LOVE, LOVE opens Off-Broadway tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016
Two cops. Three crooks. Eight doors. Go! Playhouse on Park's Mainstage series continues with Unnecessary Farce, written by West Hartford native Paul Slade Smith. Opening night is Friday, November 4, at 8:00pm, with a complimentary pre-performance wine and cheese reception from 7pm-8pm.  
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016
The laughs are divine as The Human Race Theatre Company presents Hail Mary!, its third production by comedic playwright Tom Dudzick. Plucky novice Mary is causing trouble again, teaching her own unorthodox views on God to the third graders at Saint Aloysius Catholic Elementary School, where she's hardly a favorite with her conservative Mother Superior. Mary's aspirations of becoming a nun are in further jeopardy when her childhood sweetheart reappears and declares his love. Will she give up a life of Sisterhood for the man of her dreams? Or will she choose another path and listen to an eccentric priest who proclaims her to be the world's next savior in this delightful comedy that puts the 'fun' in fundamentalism. The preview performance of Hail Mary! is Thursday, November 3. Opening night is Friday, November 4.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2016
The St. Charles Singers has announced plans for its 33rd concert season, which opens October 15 with a new installment of the professional chamber choir's 'Mozart Journey,' its multiyear project to perform Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's complete sacred choral music.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2016
Quintessence Theatre Group continues producing progressive classic theatre and launces its seventh season with David Hare's translation of Bertolt Brecht's Mother Courage and Her Children, with original music by Michael Friedman.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016
Quintessence Theatre Group continues producing progressive classic theatre and launces its seventh season with David Hare's translation of Bertolt Brecht's Mother Courage and Her Children, with original music by Michael Friedman.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016
Two cops. Three crooks. Eight doors. Countless laughs! Playhouse on Park's Mainstage series continues with Unnecessary Farce, written by West Hartford native Paul Slade Smith. Opening night is Friday, November 4, at 8:00pm, with a complimentary pre-performance wine and cheese reception starting at 7pm.  
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016
Two cops. Three crooks. Eight doors. Go! Playhouse on Park's Mainstage series continues with Unnecessary Farce, written by West Hartford native Paul Slade Smith. Opening night is Today, November 4, at 8:00pm, with a complimentary pre-performance wine and cheese reception from 7pm-8pm.  
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017
Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Chuck Tobin today announced the June 20 opening of Saint Michael's Playhouse for the company's 70th season of live professional theater with a line-up of shows that include area premieres and a Pulitzer-prize winning American comedy classic, all part of what Yankee Magazine hails as "The Best of New England." 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017
Lookingglass Theatre Company, in association with Dark Harbor Stories, present the U.S. Premiere of Beyond Caring, written and directed by Alexander Zeldin. Beyond Caring runs March 22 - May 7, 2017 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017
Primary Stages has announced its complete 2017/18 Season, which will kick off in Fall 2017 with THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO THOMAS JEFFERSON, CHARLES DICKENS AND COUNT LEO TOLSTOY: DISCORD, written by Scott Carter ('Real Time with Bill Maher') and directed by Kimberly Senior (Disgraced).
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2017
The greater Binghamton area's longest running Equity theatre will kickoff its 11th season with a world premiere production, followed by the regional premiere of a musical featuring the music of John Denver, plus a classic comedy and finally a compelling drama about a quintessential American family caught in an unexpected situation. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017
Next on Cortland Repertory Theatre Downtown's busy spring schedule is the jackpot comedy "The Queen of Bingo", by Jeanne Michels and Phyllis Murphy.  Evening performances at 7:30 PM will play on Friday and Saturday, March 31st  & April 1st, and April 7th & 8th. Matinees are available on April 2nd and 9th at 2:00 PM. Tickets may be purchased by calling 800-427-6160 or in person at the CRT Downtown Box Office at 24 Port Watson Street in Cortland. Tickets are also available for sale 24 hours a day through the CRT website at www.cortlandrep.org. CRT Downtown is located at 24 Port Watson Street in the city of Cortland.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017
Primary Stages has announced the launch of OFF CENTER: THE OFF-BROADWAY ORAL HISTORY PROJECT.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017
Lookingglass Theatre Company, in association with Dark Harbor Stories, present the U.S. Premiere of Beyond Caring, written and directed by Alexander Zeldin.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2016
Fear Town Productions presents The Last Five Years by Jason Robert Brown. Performances take place August 12, 13, 19, and 20, 2016 at Cape Cod Theatre Company ­home of Harwich Junior Theatre located at 105 Division Street in West Harwich, MA.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016
For the fourth show in their 45th anniversary summer season, Cortland Repertory Theatre presents the regional premiere of the exciting murder mystery 'Cards on the Table' adapted by Leslie Darbon from the novel by Agatha Christie. Performances will run from August 3rd - 13th with evening performances at 7:30 PM.  Matinees are available on August 5th, 9th and 10th at 2:00 PM.  Tickets may be purchased by calling 800-427-6160 or at the CRT Box Office at 24 Port Watson Street in Cortland. Tickets are also available for sale 24 hours a day through the CRT website at www.cortlandrep.org.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016
59E59 Theaters welcomes Libra Theater Company with TOUCH, written by Toni Press-Coffman and directed by Nathaniel Shaw. TOUCH begins performances on Thursday, August 18 for a limited engagement through Sunday, September 4.  Press opening is Wednesday, August 24 at 7:30 PM. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2016
In a magical kingdom beneath the sea, the beautiful young mermaid Ariel longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above. Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney's The Little Mermaid is a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages. With music by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater, and a compelling book by Doug Wright, this fishy fable will capture your heart with its irresistible songs including 'Under the Sea,' 'Kiss the Girl,' and 'Part of Your World.'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016
Artistic Director Anda Winters today announces Print Room at the Coronet's forthcoming season running through until December 2016. The season opens with Tennessee Williams' A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur, directed by Michael Oakley. The production opens in the main theatre space on 15 September, with previews from 12 September, and runs until 7 October.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017
Mid-Michigan's award winning professional theatre company, Williamston Theatre, located at 122 S. Putnam Street in downtown Williamston, starts 2017 with the World Premiere of A Painted Window by Christy Hall.  Performances begin Thursday, January 26 and run through Sunday, February 26.  Tickets go on sale Tuesday, January 10 at Noon.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017
Continuing the 43rd Season of Dunwoody's very own professional theatre, Stage Door Players presents the comedic murder mystery, Death by Design by Rob Urbanati. Suehyla El-Attar directs.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017
Mid-Michigan's award winning professional theatre company, Williamston Theatre, located at 122 S. Putnam Street in downtown Williamston, starts 2017 with the World Premiere of A Painted Window by Christy Hall.  Performances begin Today, January 26 and run through Sunday, February 26.  Tickets go on sale Tuesday, January 10 at Noon.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017
Primary Stages presents the New York premiere of FADE, written by Tanya Saracho (Mala Hierba) and directed by Jerry Ruiz (Basilica). The cast of FADE will feature Annie Dow (SONG FOR THE DISAPPEARED) as 'Lucia' and Eddie Martinez ('Sense8') as 'Abel'.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017
Primary Stages has announced MORNING IN AMERICA, November 9, 9:00 AM - a series of one-minute monologues created by the Primary Stages community of playwrights in response to the 2016 election.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017
Continuing the 43rd Season of Dunwoody's very own professional theatre, Stage Door Players presents the comedic murder mystery, Death by Design by Rob Urbanati. Suehyla El-Attar directs.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017
Rubicon Theatre Company celebrates Black History Month with THE DEVIL'S MUSIC: THE LIFE AND BLUES OF BESSIE SMITH, starring singer and actress Miche Braden of the original Off-Broadway production (named one of the 10 Best Off-Broadway productions of the year by the N.Y. Daily Times). Described by CBC as a, "bawdy, bluesy, boozy rollicking night out at the theatre," the show follows the life, loves and career of blues and jazz singer Bessie Smith, called the "Empress of the Blues."
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017
Primary Stages presents the New York premiere of FADE, written by Tanya Saracho (Mala Hierba) and directed by Jerry Ruiz (Basilica). The cast of FADE will feature Annie Dow (SONG FOR THE DISAPPEARED) as 'Lucia' and Eddie Martinez ('Sense8') as 'Abel'.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017
Primary Stages, in association with Ted Snowdon, has announced complete casting for the final production of their 2016/17 season, the New York premiere of DANIEL'S HUSBAND.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2017
Rubicon Theatre Company celebrates Black History Month with THE DEVIL'S MUSIC: THE LIFE AND BLUES OF BESSIE SMITH, starring singer and actress Miche Braden of the original Off-Broadway production (named one of the 10 Best Off-Broadway productions of the year by the N.Y. Daily Times). Described by CBC as a, "bawdy, bluesy, boozy rollicking night out at the theatre," the show follows the life, loves and career of blues and jazz singer Bessie Smith, called the "Empress of the Blues." 
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016
Primary Stages has announced complete casting today for the New York premiere of FADE, written by Tanya Saracho (Mala Hierba) and directed by Jerry Ruiz (Basilica).
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016
Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (MCT) announces its 43rd season, centered on 'The Mysteries of Life.'
by Kristen Morale - Aug 9, 2016
Only one dorm at the University of Hartford has a piano in basement. As freshmen at the Hartt School of Drama, Sarah Killough and Kevin Quill would cross paths to play it; fast-forward 10 years and they are sharing the same piano once again in a brand-new version of the hit musical The Last Five Years at Cape Cod Theatre Company.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016
For the fourth show in their 45th anniversary summer season, Cortland Repertory Theatre presents the regional premiere of the exciting murder mystery 'Cards on the Table' adapted by Leslie Darbon from the novel by Agatha Christie. Performances will run from tonight, August 3rd, through August 13th with evening performances at 7:30 PM. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016
59E59 Theaters welcomes Libra Theater Company with TOUCH, written by Toni Press-Coffman and directed by Nathaniel Shaw. TOUCH began performances on August 18 for a limited engagement through Sunday, September 4. Press opening is tonight, August 24 at 7:30 PM.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016
Primary Stages announced today that the Primary Stages 2016 Gala will celebrate the Horton Foote Centennial on Monday, October 17, 2016 at 6:30 pm. The event, which will be held at 583 Park Avenue, will be chaired by Charles Davis, Hallie Foote, David Richenthal and Michael Wilson.
by Kristen Morale - Aug 14, 2016
The Last Five Years, starring Kevin Quill as Jamie (who also directs) and Broadway's Sarah Killough as Cathy, opened this past weekend at the Cape Cod Theatre Company (home of the Harwich Junior Theatre). With book, music and lyrics all written by Brown (The Bridges of Madison County, Parade), The Last Five Years was the winner of the 2002 Drama Desk Award and was also recently made into the film starring Anna Kendrick and Jeremy Jordan. The musical chronicles the five-year relationship between Cathy, an aspiring actress and Jamie, a promising author, from meeting to breakup and from breakup to meeting in New York City.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2016
Primary Stages announced today the selections for the 7th Annual ESPA Drills, a developmental play program that provides staged readings to four playwrights selected by blind submission, for scripts developed at Primary Stages ESPA.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016
For the fifth production in their 45th anniversary summer season, Cortland Repertory Theatre will present the piping hot comedy "The Kitchen Witches", written by Caroline Smith. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017
In Michael McKeever's compelling new play, Daniel's Husband, we see Daniel and Mitchell enjoying life as the Perfect Couple. Perfect house, perfect friends, even a mother who wants them to wed. What isn't perfect is that Daniel longs to be married and Mitchell does not. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017
The House Theatre of Chicago announces its 16th season of creating 'Amazing Feats of Storytelling' held at The Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division St.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017
Primary Stages announced today that the Primary Stages 2017 Spring Fling will celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Einhorn School of Performing Arts (ESPA) on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 6:00 pm. The event, which will be held at The Highline Ballroom (431 West 16th Street), will honor Jeanine Tesori with the Einhorn Mentorship Award.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017
Primary Stages has announced a reading of PARADING THE NOOSE, a new play by Connor Sampson, the recipient of the inaugural Jeffry Melnick New Playwright Award, established by Jeffry Melnick and administrated by Primary Stages.