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by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2008
On Friday, October 31 at 6:00PM, free tickets will be handed out to the first 25 guests who arrive dressed in their best 80's fashion to the BOYS' LIFE box office. Performance begins at 7:00PM. Line forms at 6:00PM. Second Stage Theatre is located at 307 W. 43rd Street, just west of 8th Avenue.
by Walter McBride - Oct 22, 2008
Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director; Ellen Richard, Executive Director) kicked off its 30th Anniversary Season with a new production of Howard Korder's comedy, BOYS' LIFE, directed by Michael Greif, with an official opening on Monday, October 20 at Second Stage Theatre (307 West 43rd Street) in New York.
by Walter McBride - Oct 22, 2008
Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director; Ellen Richard, Executive Director) kicked off its 30th Anniversary Season with a new production of Howard Korder's comedy, BOYS' LIFE, directed by Michael Greif, with an official opening on Monday, October 20 at Second Stage Theatre (307 West 43rd Street) in New York, followed by an after party at Junior's Restaurant.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2008
Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director; Ellen Richard, Executive Director)kicks off its 30th Anniversary Season with a new production of Howard Korder's comedy, BOYS' LIFE, directed by Michael Greif.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2008
Dust, a new thriller starring Emmy Award nominee Richard Masur (Democracy, 'All My Children') and Tony Award nominee Hunter Foster (Urinetown, Little Shop of Horrors), begins performances at The Westside Theatre (downstairs) on November 18th. Written by Billy Goda and directed by Scott Zigler, Dust also features Laura E. Campbell, Curtis McClarin and John Schiappa. Opening night is Thursday, December 4th at 7:00PM.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2008
Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director; Ellen Richard, Executive Director) will kick off its 30th Anniversary Season with a new production of Howard Korder's comedy, BOYS' LIFE, directed by Michael Greif starting tonight, October 2nd. The official opening will be Monday, October 20th. This 20th Anniversary production of BOYS' LIFE will feature Jason Biggs, Rhys Coiro, and Peter Scanavino as 'the boys' as well as Dan Colman, Michelle Federer, Betty Gilpin, Paloma Guzman, Laura-Leigh, and Stephanie March.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2008
BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 11/18/2008.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2008
Dust, a new thriller starring Emmy Award nominee Richard Masur (Democracy, 'All My Children') and Tony Award nominee Hunter Foster (Urinetown, Little Shop of Horrors), begins performances at The Westside Theatre (downstairs) on November 18th. Written by Billy Goda and directed by Scott Zigler, Dust also features Laura E. Campbell, Curtis McClarin and John Schiappa. Opening night is Thursday, December 4th at 7:00PM.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2009
BroadwayWorld Presents The 2009 Tony Award Nominees: 'Best Scenic Design Of A Play'
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2007
Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director and Barry Grove, Executive Producer, announces that Meadow has appointed Paige Evans and Mandy Greenfield to the position of Associate Artistic Director of Manhattan Theatre Club
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2007
Due to popular demand, Barrington Stage Company's 2007 Stage II season opener A Picasso, a high-stakes cat-and-mouse game of intrigue by playwright Jeffrey Hatcher, has been extended an additional week now through June 10.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2008
Kathleen Chalfant, one of the theater's most celebrated actors, will star in the World Premiere of Alexander Dinelaris' searing new play, 'Red Dog Howls' at the El Portal Theatre for a strictly limited five week engagement from May 14 to June 13.
by James Howard - Mar 27, 2007
Win one of five pairs of tickets to Sweet Charity's opening night at the Hippodrome, Tuesday, April 10th!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2007
Ghostlight Records, a division of Sh-K-Boom Records, proudly releases the original cast recording of Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me on Tuesday, April 10, 2007
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2009
Playwrights Horizons, under the leadership of Artistic Director Tim Sanford and Managing Director Leslie Marcus, is proud to announce four World Premieres for its 2009/2010 Season. Presented at the theater company's home at 416 West 42nd Street.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2008
Ars Nova presents, as part of the Out Loud series, a FREE reading of The Memory Library by Joe Waechter, directed by Pam MacKinnon.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2009
BroadwayWorld Congratulates Derek McLane, 2009 Tony Award Winner, 'Best Scenic Design of a Play'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2009
Playwrights Horizons, under the leadership of Artistic Director Tim Sanford and Managing Director Leslie Marcus, proudly announces the sixth and final production of its upcoming 2009/2010 Season, as well as additional casting. Presented at the theater company's home at 416 West 42nd Street, the new production will be: A COOL DIP IN THE BARREN SAHARAN CRICK - the World Premiere of a new play by Playwrights Horizons alumna Kia Corthron (Breath, Boom at Playwrights Horizons, Force Continuum), directed by Obie Award winner Chay Yew (Durango at The Public). A co-production with The Play Company (Kate Loewald, Founding Producer) and Culture Project (Allan Buchman, Artistic Director).
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2008
Berkshire Theatre Festival presents the world premiere of Pageant Play by Mark Setlock and Matthew Wilkas directed by Martha Banta.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2008
Manhattan Theatre Club announced casting for the upcoming world premiere Broadway production of Nick Whitby's TO BE OR NOT TO BE, based on the 1942 motion picture To Be Or Not To Be.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2007
Performances of Blithe Spirit, Noel Coward's beloved supernatural comedy, begin July 18 on the Main Stage of the Williamstown Theatre Festival.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2008
Ars Nova presents, as part of the Out Loud series, a FREE reading of: GOOD EGG by Dorothy Fortenberry, directed by Jackson Gay. GOOD EGG Responsible Meg has always taken care of her bipolar younger brother Matt. But when she decides to get pregnant-and have her embryos screened for bipolar disorder-is she taking the idea of 'being responsible' too far? A funny and surprising play about bioethics, siblings, and the limits of unconditional love. Dorothy Fortenberry recently graduated from the Yale School of Drama with an MFA in Playwriting. Yale School of Drama: Good Egg (directed by Snehal Desai), Bibles and Candy (directed by Mike Donahue), After the Flood (directed by Shana Cooper). Yale Cabaret: Bicycling for Ladies (music by Colin Wambsgans, directed by Becca Wolff), We're Celebrities, We're Just Not Famous Yet (directed by Becca Wolff) and the solo piece Paint Show. Her work has been developed at Arena Stage, Perishable Theatre, Studio 42, and The Tank, and produced by Journeyman Productions and Vital Theatre Company. She is the winner of the ASCAP Cole Porter Prize in Playwriting from the Yale School of Drama and the Jane Chambers Student Playwriting Award. Jackson Gay's recent directing credits include Carly Mensch's Len, Asleep in Vinyl (Second Stage Uptown); Lucy Thurber's Scarcity, Kia Corthron's Master Disaster, Rolin Jones' The Intelligent Design of Jenny Chow (Atlantic Theater Company); Works & Process with Jennifer Tipton (Guggenheim Museum); Thurber's Stay (Rattlestick); Fuck You, Eu.ro.Pa! (Play Company); David Adjmi's Marie Antoinette (Sundance Institute Theatre Lab/Public Theater); Best Production Connecticut Critic's Award Jenny Chow (Yale Rep) . UPCOMING: Jason Grote's Box Americana (Eugene O'Neill Playwright's Conference); Workshop of Saviana Stanescu's For a Barbarian Woman (Long Wharf / International Festival of Arts & Ideas); Andy Bragen's Mother Earth (Minneapolis' PlayLabs); Made In Poland, by Przemys Taw Wojcieszek. (Play Company); A Year With Frog and Toad (Two River Theater); End Days, by Deborah Zoe Laufer (People's Light and Theater Company). Founder of the film production company YARN, whose upcoming projects include Sugar Land, by Lucy Thurber. Recipient of the Jonathan Alper Directing Fellowship at Manhattan Theatre Club, the Williamstown Theater Festival Directing Fellowship and the Drama League's New Directors/New Works Fellowship. MFA Directing Yale School of Drama. Since 2002, OUT LOUD has attracted a variety of the industry's top artists, including writers Stephen Belber, Jorge Cortinas, Stephen Adly Guirgis, Rinne Groff, Jordan Harrison, Rolin Jones, Adam Rapp, Sarah Ruhl and Christopher Shinn; directors Peter Askin, Jo Bonney, Trip Cullman, David Esbjornson, Moises Kaufman, James Lapine, Lisa Peterson and Leigh Silverman; and actors Jason Biggs, Robert Sean Leonard, Marsha Mason, Denis O'Hare, Rosie Perez, Paul Rudd, Mercedes Reuhl, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Swoosie Kurtz, David Strathairn and Fred Weller. Many OUT LOUD plays have gone on to receive full New York productions, including: Liz Flahive's From Up Here, Adam Bock's Swimming In The Shallows, Rinne Groff's The Ruby Sunrise, Daniel Goldfarb's Modern Orthodox, Elizabeth Meriwether's The Mistakes Madeline Made and Beau Willimon's Lower Ninth. Two Out Loud plays have been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize: Rolin Jones' The Intelligent Design Of Jenny Chow and Sarah Ruhl's The Clean House. Ticket & Schedule Information GOOD EGG will be read on Monday, June 23 at 7 PM. The Out Loud Series is FREE and open to the public. Reservations are required. Please call 212-977-1700 or email rsvp@arsnovanyc.com. Ars Nova is located at 511 West 54th Street. For more information, check out www.arsnovanyc.com. As New York's premiere hub for emerging artists and new work, Ars Nova is committed to developing and producing eclectic theatre, comedy and music to feed today's popular culture. To that end, Ars Nova strives to create daring collaborations, meld disciplines and give voice to a new generation of artists. Past productions include Boom, Dixie's Tupperware Party, At Least It's Pink, 25 Questions for a Jewish Mother, Holy Cross Sucks!, Freestyle Love Supreme and The Wau Wau Sisters. In addition to its featured productions, Ars Nova supports and develops new work from the most promising emerging artists through its alternative comedy series (Tragedy Tomorrow), music series (Uncharted), public play-reading series (Out Loud), writer's group (Play Group) and artist-in-residence program. Ars Nova was founded in memory of Gabe Wiener. For more information, visit www.arsnovanyc.com.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2009
This summer the Tony Award®-winning Signature Theatre, one of the nation?s leading forces in musical theater, launches 21/24 Signature Lab, a new initiative for the creation of musical theatre works by emerging young composers which gives audiences a first look at new musicals.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2009
The Old Globe Executive Producer Lou Spisto has announced the cast and creative team of Charles Ludlam's gothic spoof, The Mystery of Irma Vep. Jeffrey Bender and John Cariani are a 'cast of thousands,' taking on the roles of Lady Enid, Lord Edgar, Nicodemus Underwood - and a mummy - among many others. Directed by Henry Wishcamper.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2009
This summer the Tony Award®-winning Signature Theatre, one of the nation?s leading forces in musical theater, launches 21/24 Signature Lab, a new initiative for the creation of musical theatre works by emerging young composers which gives audiences a first look at new musicals.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2009
Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) kicks off its 2009/2010 Season with the World Premiere of THE RETRIBUTIONISTS, a new play by Daniel Goldfarb (Modern Orthodox, Adam Baum and the Jew Movie).
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2009
Playwrights Horizons, under the leadership of Artistic Director Tim Sanford and Managing Director Leslie Marcus, announces complete casting, as well as dates, for the first two productions of its upcoming 2009/2010 Season. Presented at the theater company's home at 416 West 42nd Street, the previously-announced productions will feature the following casts:
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2009
Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Andre Bishop, Artistic Director, and Bernard Gersten, Executive Producer) has announced that Fred Applegate. Sebastian Arcelus, Miguel Cervantes, Hunter Foster, Joanna Gleason, Ken Page, Robert Petkoff, Jenny Powers, Phyllis Somerville and Pearl Sun will be featured in its upcoming production of the new musical HAPPINESS.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2009
Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Andre Bishop, Artistic Director, and Bernard Gersten, Executive Producer) has announced that Fred Applegate. Sebastian Arcelus, Miguel Cervantes, Hunter Foster, Joanna Gleason, Ken Page, Robert Petkoff, Jenny Powers, Phyllis Somerville and Pearl Sun will be featured in its upcoming production of the new musical HAPPINESS.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2008
Hunter Foster will star with Natascia Diaz in Kiss of the Spider Woman, playing the role of the imaginative homosexual prisoner Molina at Signature Theatre in Arlington, VA. Kiss of the Spider Woman, opening March 11.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2009
Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Andre Bishop, Artistic Director, and Bernard Gersten, Executive Producer) has announced that Fred Applegate. Sebastian Arcelus, Miguel Cervantes, Hunter Foster, Joanna Gleason, Ken Page, Robert Petkoff, Jenny Powers, Phyllis Somerville and Pearl Sun will be featured in its upcoming production of the new musical HAPPINESS.
by Adrienne Onofri - Feb 19, 2007
Comic playwright Christopher Durang talks with BWW about musicals, politics, maturity, and the hits & misses of his career.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2009
The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announced complete casting today for Christopher Durang's WHY TORTURE IS WRONG, AND THE PEOPLE WHO LOVE THEM. Laura Benanti, Audrie Neenan, and Richard Poe will join the previously announced Amir Arison, David Aaron Baker, Kristine Nielsen, and John Pankow in this world premiere comedy, directed by Nicholas Martin. WHY TORTURE IS WRONG, AND THE PEOPLE WHO LOVE THEM begins previews on March 24 and runs through April 26 with an official press opening on Monday, April 6 at 7 PM.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2008
There is one theatre in NYC where it's okay not to worry about dust. Actually, the name of the show is Dust, a new thriller starring Emmy Award nominee Richard Masur (Democracy, 'All My Children') and Tony Award nominee Hunter Foster (Urinetown, Little Shop of Horrors), which opens on Thursday, December 4th at 7:00PM at the Westside Theatre. The show is written by Billy Goda and directed by Scott Zigler with a cast that also features Laura E. Campbell, Curtis McClarin and John Schiappa.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2008
Producer Howard Panter for Ambassador Theatre Group and co-producers Tulchin/Bartner/Jenkins, Bill Kenwright, Darren Bagert, and Tom Gregory announced today that Craig Bierko (Tony Award nominee for The Music Man; Scary Movie 4) will star as 'Sky Masterson' and Kate Jennings Grant (Proof) will also star as 'Sarah Brown' in the new Broadway production of the greatest musical comedy GUYS AND DOLLS.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2008
Producer Howard Panter for Ambassador Theatre Group and co-producers Tulchin/Bartner/Jenkins, Bill Kenwright, Northwater Entertainment, Darren Bagert, and Tom Gregory announced the complete cast and design team for the new Broadway production of the greatest musical comedy GUYS AND DOLLS. The first joint Broadway project by two-time Tony Award winning director Des McAnuff and choreographer Sergio Trujillo since their collaboration on the Tony Award winning musical Jersey Boys, GUYS AND DOLLS will begin previews on February 3, 2009 at Broadway's newly refurbished Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street). Opening Night is March 1, 2009.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2008
Ars Nova will present a FREE reading of BOMBS IN YOUR MOUTH by Corey Patrick, directed by Evan Cabnet, as part of the Out Loud series. The cast will feature Dan Eric Gold, Jennifer Mudge, and Cara Greene.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2008
Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director; Ellen Richard, Executive Director) will kick off its 30th Anniversary Season with a new production of Howard Korder's comedy, BOYS' LIFE, directed by Michael Greif.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2008
Ars Nova will present a FREE reading of BOMBS IN YOUR MOUTH by Corey Patrick, directed by Evan Cabnet, as part of the Out Loud series. The cast will feature Dan Eric Gold, Jennifer Mudge, and Cara Greene.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2009
Country music star, CMA Winner, ACM Winner and four-time Grammy Nominee Joe Nichols has been offered the role made famous by George Strait in the Broadway production of the hit movie, Pure Country. According to producer Randall L. Wreghitt, the musical is in the process of securing the remainder of its financing and casting, and plans to open in early 2010.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2007
Martin Short, Marc Shaiman and members of the cast of the recent Broadway hit Fame Becomes Me will be at the Times Square Virgin Megastore to perform songs and celebrate the release of their new album.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2009
Guys and Dolls star Craig Bierko speaks with Brad Balfour on The Huffington Post about bringing the snazzy tales of Damon Runyon's Depression-era short stories to life on the Broadway stage in the new revival of the classic musical.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2007
Barrington Stage Company will open its 2007 Stage II season with A Picasso, a high-stakes cat-and-mouse game of intrigue by playwright Jeffrey Hatcher
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2008
Casting announced for workshop of Broadway bound musical 'Pure Country.'
by Walter McBride - Apr 12, 2007
Martin Short and members of the cast of the recent Broadway hit Fame Becomes Me appeared at the Times Square Virgin Megastore on Tuesday, April 10th to perform songs and celebrate the release of their new album
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2008
Producers Randall L. Wreghitt, Chris Presley and Ellen Rusconi announced today that PURE COUNTRY, a brand-new original musical, will have its World Premiere as part of the 2008-2009 Broadway Season.