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Bemis Company Education Series Announces Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2013

With characters ranging from Worrying Worm and The Ugly Ducking to Laura Ingalls Wilder and Hamlet, the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center 's 2013-14 Bemis Company Education Series will create an exciting platform for learning onstage. The new lineup was announced Thursday, April 25 at the Center's annual Together for the Arts Educator Open House. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for 1812 Productions' IT'S MY PARTY: THE WOMEN AND COMEDY PROJECT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2013

Beginning in April, 2013, 1812 Productions will present the world premiere comedy It's My Party: The Women and Comedy Project, created and directed by 1812 Productions' Artistic Director, Jennifer Childs, and featuring a diverse ensemble of Philadelphia actresses. A production which will use physical comedy, storytelling, and music in a one-of-a-kind theatrical event, the creative process for It's My Party: The Women and Comedy Project began in 2010 with two questions: how do women use comedy and how does that usage change as they age. With these pointed inquiries as her guides, Ms. Childs embarked on three inclusive and ongoing initiatives which, together, would form the core of the Project. (more...)

Kathleen Turner to Appear with New York Choral Society at Carnegie Hall, Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2013

The New York Choral Society (NYCS) announced today that award-winning stage and screen star Kathleen Turner will introduce Ralph Vaughan Williams's A Sea Symphony at Carnegie Hall on April 25 with a reading of the moving and evocative text written by the American poet Walt Whitman. (more...)

Frog & Peach Theatre to Present Weimar Vision of MEASURE FOR MEASURE, 4/25-5/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2013

Frog & Peach Theatre Company will present a Weimar vision of Shakespeare's 'Measure for Measure' April 25 to May 19 at the West End Theater, 263 West 86th Street. Artistic Director Lynnea Benson directs. The classic will be set in the 1930s Germany in order to comment on the corruption and hypocrisy that underlies the smug patina of modern life. (more...)

CSC Announces Open Rehearsal Series for ROMEO & JULIET
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2013

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Executive Director Greg Reiner, will present its annual Monday Night Open Rehearsal Series, this year featuring Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet. On three Monday evenings - May 13, May 20 and June 3 - different actors and directors will explore the text of Romeo & Juliet, giving theater-goers the opportunity to become part of the discovery process, and experience different acting approaches and directorial interpretations of one of Shakespeare's most cherished plays. CSC will open its 2013/2014 season with a new production of Romeo & Juliet starring Elizabeth Olsen. Here is the line-up for this year's Open Rehearsal series. (more...)

Virginia Rep to Stage RED, 4/25-6/16
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2013

Virginia Repertory Theatre announces the opening of Red by John Logan on Friday, April 26, 2013 with a preview on April 25. The show will run through June 16 at Theatre Gym at Virginia Rep Center, 114 West Broad Street. (more...)

Washington Theatre Guild to Complete T.S. Eliot Canon with THE ELDER STATESMAN, 4/25-5/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2013

The Washington Stage Guild completes the T.S. Eliot canon with the area premiere of The Elder Statesman. (more...)

Cirque Zuma Zuma, Brian Stokes Mitchell and More Set for Maltz Jupiter's 2013-14 Limited Engagements
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2013

The Maltz Jupiter Theatre has your ticket to great entertainment. In addition to the musicals and dramas featured in the Theatre's 2013/14 season (Dial M for Murder, Annie, A Chorus Line, Other Desert Cities and The King and I), the Theatre will present a spectacular lineup of all-new concerts and special productions, along with select beloved favorites. (more...)

Trinity Rep to Present Twin Plays HOUSE & GARDEN, 5/16-6/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2013

From the author of Absurd Person Singular comes the theatrical event of the season: a pair of interlocking comedies that take place simultaneously, with one cast performing both shows in two different theaters at the same time. Directed by resident company member Brian McEleney, the shows open in previews on May 16 and then run simultaneously through June 30 in both the Chace and Dowling Theaters. Hailed by Timemagazine as "An audacious, crazy, altogether brilliant achievement, ' the Guardian UK calls the evening "much more than a romp, ' and states that the play just 'bursts at the seams with comedy, intrigue and calamity." Tickets are on sale now at the Trinity Rep box office, 201 Washington St.; by phone at(401) 351-4242; and online at (more...)

Northern Stage to Present NUNSENSE: THE MUSICAL, 5/1-18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2013

Nunsense, directed by Catherine Doherty, runs live on stage at Northern Stage at the Briggs Opera House in White River Junction, VT, from May 1-19, 2013. For tickets and information, call 802-296-7000 or visit (more...)

Daniel Breaker, Colin Donnell, Rebecca Naomi Jones & More Set for COMEDY OF ERRORS and LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST in the Park!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2013

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced additional casting today for the 2013 season of free Shakespeare in the Park at the Delacorte. This summer, all performances for THE COMEDY OF ERRORS and LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST, A NEW MUSICAL will begin at 8:30 p.m. with running times of approximately 90 minutes, no intermission. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2013

The Department of Theater & Dance at UCSB continues its 2012-2013 season of drama and dance with the production of A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams, directed by Irwin Appel. A Streetcar Named Desire performs May 10 - 19, 2013 in the A Streetcar Named Desire performs in the Performing Arts Theater on the UCSB campus, with a preview on May 9, 2013. (more...)

DIALOGUES DES CARMELITES to Return to the Met on 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2013

Dialogues des Carmelites, Poulenc's opera about a group of nuns whose faith is tested under the Terror of the French Revolution, will return to the Met repertory on May 4 for the first time since 2002. In role debuts, Isabel Leonard will sing the naive aristocrat Blanche de la Force and Patricia Racette will sing Madame Lidoine, the imposing Prioress of a Carmelite convent. Felicity Palmer will reprise her portrayal of the ailing Madame de Croissy, a role she sang to acclaim in the most recent Met revival of the opera. Louis Langree conducts his first Met performances of the work, with a cast that also includes Elizabeth Bishop as Mother Marie, Erin Morley as Sister Constance, and Paul Appleby as Blanche's brother, the Chevalier de la Force. The opera will be presented in John Dexter's acclaimed 1977 Met premiere production. (more...)

Alan Cumming Releases Shakespeare Album Today
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 23, 2013

Broadway and Hollywood crossover star Alan Cumming is bringing his MACBETH mettle to the recording studio with a new solo album of Shakespearean monologues titled THE HEAD THAT WEARS A CROWN, subtitled 'Speeches For Royal Men By William Shakespeare,' available now digitally and set to be released in physical form today, April 23. (more...)

Aurora Children's Playhouse Announces May Events
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2013

Aurora Theatre assembles the best children's performers in the region, bringing them to Gwinnett County for the series Aurora Children's Playhouse. With the end of school near, this Saturday morning series features spectacular family entertainment for families with young children. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2013

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) will begin previews for the world premiere of OLD-FASHIONED PROSTITUTES (A TRUE ROMANCE) on Tuesday, April 30. Written, directed, and designed by Richard Foreman, who has been working with The Public Theater for more than 36 years, OLD-FASHIONED PROSTITUTES (A TRUE ROMANCE) and runs through Sunday, June 2, in The Public's Martinson Theater, with an official press opening on Tuesday, May 7. (more...)

Che Ayende, Lea Coco and More Set for Hartford Stage's TWELFTH NIGHT; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2013

Hartford Stage, under the leadership of Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts, today announced the cast of Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare including several members of the critically-acclaimed cast of last season's The Tempest, also directed by Tresnjak, on stage from May 18 through June 16. (more...)

FEARnet Announces May Highlights, Feat. Unedited TV Premiere of BATTLE ROYALE, 5/18
by TV News Desk - Apr 22, 2013

FEARnet starts the summer off right, serving up a slew of premieres, stunts and marathons headlined by the World Television Premiere of BATTLE ROYALE, the way it was meant to be seen - completely unedited, in all its gory gloryon Saturday, May 18, at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT. (more...)

Brandon Victor Dixon, Andre DeShields and More Set for IF IT ONLY EVEN RUNS A MINUTE 11 Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2013

If It Only Even Runs A Minute 11 is the eleventh edition of the Bistro Award-winning series of rare songs, behind-the-scenes tales, and inspiring photos from Broadway musicals that may not have been fully appreciated the first time around. (more...)

TOTAL DIVAS Among E!'s New Dynamic Slate of Original Programming
by TV News Desk - Apr 22, 2013

E! is unveiling a dynamic original programming slate at its Upfront event this evening in New York. (more...)

Martin Foreman's CALIFORNIA LIVES Begins Tonight at the King's Head Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2013

How well do you know those who are closest to you? In three powerful and moving monologues, Martin Foreman lays bare the lives of three very different Californians in CALIFORNIA LIVES. Press Night is tonight 22 April at 7.15pm. (more...)

Island Stage Left to Present Caryl Churchill's A NUMBER, 3/21-4/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2013

Island Stage Left is excited to present their spring show - 'A Number' by Caryl Churchill - a taut, psychological thriller, set slightly in the future and centred around the themes of father/son relationships, genetics and cloning. (more...)

NO SEX PLEASE, WE'RE BRITISH to Open at Northern Stage, 4/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2013

A good farce is hard to find, but based on the overwhelming response to last year's Boeing-Boeing, Northern Stage searched for another laugh-out-loud, door-slamming, disguise-wearing, secret-hiding comedy. The result is No Sex Please, We're British, a raucous evening featuring top comic actors. At the helm of this controlled chaos is director Catherine Doherty, whose comic touch is unmatched. (more...)

Glenn Carter, Stephen Rahman Hughes and More Join THE WEST END MEN, May 25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2013

Glenn Carter* (Jersey Boys, Jesus Christ Superstar, Whistle down the Wind), Stephen Rahman Hughes* (Emmerdale, Dream Team, Bombay Dreams, West Side Story), David Thaxton (Passion, Les Miserables) and Matt Willis (Wicked, Flashdance, Footloose and BRIT award winning member of Busted), join the previously announced Lee Mead (Wicked, Legally Blonde, BBC Series Winner of Any Dream Will Do) to complete The West End Men. All four will be joined by special guest star Kerry Ellis* (Wicked, Oliver, We Will Rock You, Born Free Tour with Brian May) for the limited run at the Vaudeville Theatre from 25 May to 22 June. (more...)

SHAKE38 Kicks Off Blind Shake Readings Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2013

From truck beds and parking garages to coffee shops and rooftops, William Shakespeare's words will electrify the city with the fourth annual SHAKE38, today, April 19-23. This year's SHAKE38 will culminate on the Bard's 449th birthday. (more...)

Jason Robert Brown to Write New Piece Based on HAMLET for Guthrie Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2013

The Guthrie today announced that it has commissioned Tony Award and Drama Desk Award-winning Broadway songwriter and composer Jason Robert Brown to create an original music piece for its 50th-anniversary gala performance BEHOLD. Brown's composition will be based on text excerpts from Shakespeare's Hamlet. (more...)

BREAKING BAD's Bryan Cranston to Star in A.R.T.'s ALL THE WAY; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2013

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University has announced that three-time Emmy Award-winning actor Bryan Cranston will play the lead role of Lyndon Baines Johnson in Robert Schenkkan's new play All The Way opening the A.R.T.'s 2013-14 Season at the Loeb Drama Center. The production, directed by Bill Rauch, will begin performances on September 13, 2013. (more...)

FIX NUMBER SIX Opens 5/29 as Part of the Planet Connections Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2013

The world premiere of Fix Number Six, a comedy by Jerry Polner, will be presented beginning May 29, opening day of the 5th annual Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, New York's premier eco-friendly theatre festival. Directed by Michael Criscuolo and featuring actors praised by the New York Times, Backstage, TimeoutNY, and, Fix Number Six tells of Jane, a travel agent whose career is going nowhere. Hounded by an idiot boss, she dreams of pursuing her true calling as an international spy. When her rich, lovesick customer wants to hire Jane to "fix" his life with whatever tawdry subterfuge is necessary, she jumps at the chance. (more...)

Anita Dobson to Star in New Musical Based on THE CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS at Riverside Studios
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2013

Anita Dobson will star in a new musical based on Camille Saint-Saens' The Carnival Of The Animals, according to a report by the Daily Mail. Created by Gavin Greenaway, Roger Hyams, Andrew Marshall and Brian Eastman, a tryout will open at Riverside Studios on July 4 and run for two weeks through July 14, 2013. (more...)

FIX NUMBER SIX to Premiere 5/29 as Part of Planet Connections Theatre Festivity
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2013

The world premiere of Fix Number Six, a comedy by Jerry Polner, will be presented beginning May 29, opening day of the 5th annual Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, New York's premier eco-friendly theatre festival. Directed by Michael Criscuolo and featuring actors praised by the New York Times, Backstage, TimeoutNY, and, Fix Number Six tells of Jane, a travel agent whose career is going nowhere. Hounded by an idiot boss, she dreams of pursuing her true calling as an international spy. When her rich, lovesick customer wants to hire Jane to 'fix' his life with whatever tawdry subterfuge is necessary, she jumps at the chance. (more...)

BWW Interview: Rocco Sisto Talks OLD-FASHIONED PROSTITUTES and Richard Foreman!
by Samantha Vega - Apr 17, 2013

Rocco recently chatted with Broadwayworld about the new show, what its been like working with Richard Foreman and his upcoming film 'Sideways Light.' Tickets for OLD-FASHIONED PROSTITUTES (A TRUE ROMANCE) can now be purchased here! (more...)

Regional Theater of the Week: Northern Stage in White River Junction, VT
by BWW Features - Apr 17, 2013, the largest theatre site on the Internet, is excited to announce a new feature to its comprehensive regional coverage - the Featured Regional Theater of the Week! Each week, BWW will introduce its readers to a regional theater located in one of our (over 130!) coverage cities. By exploring these different venues, their history and showcasing the production seasons, BWW continues its commitment to expand our presence in communities and cities across the United States. This Week's Featured Regional Theater: Northern Stage Theatre in White River Junction, VT (more...)

by Ellen Dostal - Apr 17, 2013

Joss Whedon's hip, cool trailer for MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING has been making the rounds in advance of the film's release in theatres on June 7, 2013. Like a beautiful art piece, the black & white modern telling of Shakespeare's comedy is visually stunning; a smart, contemporary setting for the merry war between Beatrice and Benedick. (more...)

Planet Connections Theatre Festivity to Stage New Musical WALDEN, 5/29-6/23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2013

The Planet Connections Theatre Festivity presents Walden, a story-theatre style musical adaptation of Thoreau's best seller, featuring his work on the underground railroad and his star-crossed romance. Six performances for Walden will be held at the Robert Moss Theatre, 440 Lafayette Street, NYC from May 29-June 15 as part of The Planet Connections Theatre Festivity. The Festivity will take place May 29th through June 23rd at Gene Frankel and Robert Moss Theatres in New York City. (more...)

UMKC Theatre 2012-13 Season Closes With BURNT BY THE SUN, Opening 5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2013

UMKC Theatre completes its 2012-2013 season with a Chekhov masterpiece, "Burnt by the Sun." Directed by Tom Mardikes, "Burnt by the Sun" will preview May 3 - 7, open May 8, and run selected dates through May 12 at Studio 116, James C. Olson Performing Arts Center, on the UMKC campus. This production opens like the familiar work of Chekhov and then turns into a stunning production hit by violence so sudden and so shocking it echoes the wars in Iraq or Afghanistan. The Russian/French movie, which won an Oscar for Best Foreign Film, is brilliantly adapted for the stage by Peter Flannery. (more...)

Epic Theatre Ensemble Stages RICHARD III: BORN WITH TEETH Off-Broadway, Now thru 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2013

The Award-Winning Epic Theatre Ensemble, now in their 12th year presents William Shakespeare's RICHARD III: Born With Teeth, part of Shakespeare for a New Generation, a national program of the National Endowment for the Arts in cooperation with Arts Midwest. The production, directed by Ron Russell, begins previews Off-Broadway tonight, Tuesday, April 16th and opens Saturday, April 20th at 8:00 PM at the Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street). The play will run through May 4th. (more...)

SHAKE38 Kicks off Friday April 19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2013

From truck beds and parking garages to the canoes in the Grand Basin at Forest Park, William Shakespeare's words will electrify the city with the fourth annual SHAKE38 which kicks off this Friday (April 19) and culminates on the Bard's 449th birthday on Tuesday, April 23. (more...)

Epsilon Productions' SKIN TIGHT Comes to London's Finsbury Park, July 16-Aug 11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2013

Epsilon Productions have announced that their critically acclaimed production of Gary Henderson's Skin Tight will be part of the opening season of the Park Theatre in London's Finsbury Park. (more...)

Boxed Wine Productions Will Present Paul Rudnick's VALHALLA, 5/2-5/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2013

Boxed Wine Productions will present Paul Rudnick's cult classic Valhalla to New York audiences. With a cast of six up and coming New York actors, this production will run Thursday, May 2 - Sunday, May 12 at The Secret Theatre. Official Opening Night is set for Thursday, May 2 at 8pm. (more...)

Amphibian Announces National Theatre Live Screenings
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2013

Amphibian Stage Productions today announced additional National Theatre Live screenings for 2013, presented in association with the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. Productions of The Audience, starring Helen Mirren, and Othello, broadcast from London, will follow the previously announced screenings of This House in the fourth season of this critically acclaimed series. (more...)

VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE, Marion McClinton Directing OTHELLO and More Set for Guthrie's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2013

Guthrie Director Joe Dowling today announced 12 mainstage productions of the theater's 2013-2014 season. The theater's 51st season includes first-time Guthrie productions of playwrights Beth Henley and Nina Raine, classics on the Wurtele Thrust Stage directed by Dowling and Marion McClinton, WorldStage Series presentations of returning companies Kneehigh Theatre and Out of Joint, as well as a summertime slate of a beloved musical and a Christopher Durang comedy that is currently a Broadway hit. (more...)

Synetic Theater Announces 2013-14 Season, Including THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY, TWELFTH NIGHT and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2013

Synetic Theater's Founder and Artistic director, Paata Tsikurisvili, announced the company's 2013/14 season line-up. Known for its unique, physically demanding style fusing drama, dance, acrobatics and exhilarating visuals, Synetic Theater has wowed Washington, DC-area audiences for twelve years. Since its inception, Synetic has received consistent recognition by critics as an innovative contemporary theater company, winning 24 Helen Hayes Awards and 92 nominations. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Ari Roth's ANDY AND THE SHADOWS Launches Theatre J's Locally Grown Festival
by Elizabeth Bruce - Apr 14, 2013

Set on a moving scaffold of a stage filled with sharp lines and empty space, Ari Roth's ANDY AND THE SHADOWS launches Year 2 of Theatre J's exciting initiative, Locally Grown: Community Supported Art Festival. (more...)

Throughline Theatre Presents THE COMPLEAT WRKS OF WLLM SHKSPR (ABRIDGED) Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2013

For their annual fundraiser, Throughline Theatre Company will present a one-night-only performance of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), by Adam Long, Daniel Singer, and Jess Winfield tonight, April 13th, at the South Park Township Library Community Center. The performance stars company members Tina Marie Cerny, Lauren Connolly, and Ursula Asmus Sears, and is directed by Director of Development and President of the company's Board of Directors, Sean Sears. (more...)

Tennessee Shakespeare Company Presents HAMLET, 4/5- 14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2013

Tennessee Shakespeare Company (TSC), the Mid-South's professional classical theatre, presents a special, limited engagement of William Shakespeare's Hamlet inside Dixon Gallery and Garden's Winegardner Auditorium from April 3-14 in Memphis. (more...)

Playhouse on Park to Host Two-Part Directing Workshop for High School Teachers, 7/16 & 18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2013

If you are a high school teacher responsible for/interested in directing theatre at your school and would like to brush up on your skills, now is your chance. (more...)

STONES IN HIS POCKETS to Play Northlight Theatre, 3/8-4/14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2013

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, continues its 2012-2013 season with Marie Jones's Stones in His Pockets, directed by J.R. Sullivan, featuring Brian Vaughn and David Ivers. The production will run at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie, from March 8 - April 14, 2013. The Press Opening is Friday, March 15, at 7:30 pm. (more...)

The Gamm to Stage Tom Stoppard's THE REAL THING, 3/14-4/14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2013

The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre (The Gamm) will stage The Real Thing, British playwright Tom Stoppard's Tony-award-winning 'best play' about the nature and mystery of love. (more...)

THE DREAM OF THE BURNING BOY to Play Profiles Theatre, 3/7-4/14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2013

Profiles Theatre continues its 2012-2013 Season with the Midwest Premiere of The Dream of Burning Boy by West Read, directed by Artistic Director Joe Jahraus. The production, which was postponed due to a cast health matter, will continue performances on March 7, 2013. Press is welcome to attend the new opening night performance today, March 10, 2013 at 7:00pm. The production runs through April 14, 2013 at Profiles Theatre's Alley Stage, 4147 N. Broadway. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Chicago Children's Theatre's THE ELEPHANT AND THE WHALE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2013

Chicago Children's Theatre presents its 2012-13 season finale, a world premiere collaboration with Redmoon's Frank Maugeri: The Elephant and The Whale.This all-new family fable features sea voyages, wild mechanical objects, circus songs, panoramic paintings, exquisite shadow puppets and an innovative sound design. Performances are now through May 26, 2013 at Chicago Children's Theatre's new home, the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn, Chicago. Press opening is tonight, April 12 at 7 p.m. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the magic below! (more...)

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