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Unconditional - 2008 - 2008 Off-Broadway Articles Page 42

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2009
Actor/composer LPfunK showcases his original rock-theatre piece, Ithaca: A Perpetual Shredfest, at Joe's Pub on Monday, September 28th at 7:30 p.m.
by Peter James Zielinski - Sep 23, 2009
Playbill celebrated its 125th Anniversary on Monday, September 21st with a special celebration at the Bon Appetit Supper Club with special performances by Golden Globe and two-time Tony Award Winner, Bernadette Peters and Allie Trimm (Kim MacAfee in Bye Bye Birdie).
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2009
20 new stage works, including plays by John Patrick Shanley and Daphne Rubin-Vega, will be featured as part of the upcoming fall reading series offered by the LAByrinth Theatre Company and hosted by The Public Theatre. The tenth annual 'Barn Series' will run from October 6-30, and 'Live Nude Plays' will follow from October 31- November 9.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2009
Barbara Manocherian, Richard Willis and Anthony Barrile in association with Naked Angels (Geoffrey Nauffts, Artistic Director; John Alexander, Managing Director; Andy Donald, Associate Artistic Director; Brittany O'Neill, Producer) are pleased to announce that NEXT FALL, the critically-acclaimed new play by Geoffrey Nauffts and directed by Sheryl Kaller, will open on Broadway on Thursday, March 11, 2010 with preview performances beginning in mid-February, 2010 at the Helen Hayes Theatre (240 West 44th Street).
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2009
John Barrowman (Albin) and Simon Burke (Georges) lead the sparkling new cast at the West End production of La Cage aux Folles at the Menier Chocolate Factory in London.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2009
An Exploration of Oneness Sunday 20th September 2pm - 9:30pm A unique one-day event with talks, music and the premiere of a new play by Deborah Espect.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2009
Rain Man hits the New Theatre, Cardiff from Tuesday 29 September - Saturday 3 October. The show will be performed evenings at 7.30pm, Thursday matinee at 2.30pm, and Saturday matinee at 4.00pm. Rain Man stars Neil Morrissey, Oliver Chris, and Charles Lawson.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2009
'Everything You Touch Is Beautiful To Me' from The New Picasso - The Musical (Original Concept Album Cast Recording) performed by Brooke Sunny Moriber was the Winner of Best Theater Song of the Year at the 2009 JPF Music Awards held on August 29th in Nashville, TN.
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2009
The Menier Chocolate Factory production of La Cage aux Folles is now starring Olivier Award Winners, Roger Allam (Privates on Parade, Les Misérables, City of Angels) and Philip Quast (Sunday in the Park with George, Evita, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum).
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2009
BroadwayWorld Presents The 2009 Tony Award Nominees: 'Best Scenic Design Of A Musical'
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2009
The Menier Chocolate Factory production of La Cage aux Folles is now starring Olivier Award Winners, Roger Allam (Privates on Parade, Les Misérables, City of Angels) and Philip Quast (Sunday in the Park with George, Evita, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum).
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2009
Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announced that the Alley Theatre subscription season - the Theatre's 63rd - will combine three world premieres, including Frank Wildhorn's new musical Wonderland, Rajiv Joseph's bold and theatrical Gruesome Playground Injuries and Kenneth Lin's gripping Intelligence-Slave, along with re-imagined productions of the great American classic Our Town by Thornton Wilder and the sublime fantasy Harvey by Mary Chase.
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2009
The Colony Theatre Company presents the fifth and final production of its 2008 - 2009 season, the Los Angeles premiere of the Off-Broadway, Smash-Hit Musical Thriller, NO WAY TO TREAT A LADY, book, music and lyrics by Douglas J. Cohen, (based on the novel by William Goldman) and co-directed by West Hyler and Shelley Butler.
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 14, 2009
The Menier Chocolate Factory production of La Cage aux Folles is now starring Olivier Award Winners, Roger Allam (Privates on Parade, Les Misérables, City of Angels) and Philip Quast (Sunday in the Park with George, Evita, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum).
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2009
Signature Productions, in conjunction with Super Summer Theatre, is pleased to announce auditions for its upcoming production of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND. This highly original and theatrical Caribbean adaptation of the popular fairy tale 'The Little Mermaid' sings and dances the story of Ti Moune, the black peasant girl who rescues, nurses and falls in love with Daniel, a mulatto from a wealthy family.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2009
The Colony Theatre Company presents the fifth and final production of its 2008 ? 2009 season, the Los Angeles premiere of the Off-Broadway, Smash-Hit Musical Thriller, No Way to Treat a Lady, book, music and lyrics by Douglas J. Cohen, (based on the novel by William Goldman) and co-directed by West Hyler and Shelley Butler. No Way to Treat a Lady will preview on Wednesday, April 15; Thursday, April 16 and Friday, April 17 at 8:00pm and will open on Saturday, April 18 at 8:00pm and continue through Sunday, May 17 at The Colony Theatre, 555 North Third Street (at Cypress) adjacent to the Burbank Town Center.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2009
Diversionary Theatre's fifth production of the 2008-2009 season is the parable Facing East by noted LDS (Latter Day Saints) author Carol Lynn Pearson. A Mormon couple confronts the limits of their spiritual teachings upon the suicide of their gay son. The Salt Lake Tribune wrote of the play, which premiered at Plan-B Theatre Company in Salt Lake City in November 2006, 'A tightly-wound domestic tragedy...freshly relevant...dares to ask important questions about faith, death and survival.' In 2007, Variety said of Plan-B's tour (Off-Off Broadway and San Francisco), 'A vivid rumination on grief.'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2009
Ars Nova (Jason Eagan, Artistic Director; Jon Steingart and Jenny Wiener Steingart, Executive Producers) announces an eclectic, jam-packed Spring/Summer lineup designed to showcase exciting emerging artists through its four successful development series: Out Loud, Residency Encores, Tragedy Tomorrow and Uncharted, as well as unmissable Special Events and two World Premiere Feature Presentations.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2009
BroadwayWorld Congratulates Ian MacNeil, 2009 Tony Award Winner, 'Best Scenic Design of a Musical'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2009
Individual Stories and Struggles Helped 'Listen' Take Shape, as Paul Rudd,Carly Simon, Daryl Hall and Many Others Became Involved in Our Time In-Store Event Scheduled for June 23rd, to Coincide With Benefit CD Release
by Peter James Zielinski - Jun 24, 2009
On June 23rd, Kelli O'Hara, Michael Cerveris, Mary Testa, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Sherie Rene Scott, Holly Brook and cast members of 'Spring Awakening' joined together to celebrate the release of 'Listen' at an in-store event. The in-store performance and CD signing will took place at 4pm, at the new Barnes and Noble East Side event space, at 86th and Lexington Avenue. BroadwayWorld.com's cameras were there to celebrate along with the Our Time family!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2009
On June 23rd, a remarkable album, eight years in the making, will be released. 'LISTEN' is a collection of 15 original songs, written by children who stutter, and recorded by iconic artists including Carly Simon, Daryl Hall & John Oates, Duncan Sheik, John Forte, Mandy Patinkin and many others. In addition, Jon Bon Jovi donated the use of his studio, so that his state-of-the-art facility could support the recording process. Superstars from the worlds of pop, rock, R&B, Broadway, hip-hop and more joined together to contribute their time and talents to a cause bigger than stuttering - a call for compassion and acceptance, and for respect of one-another's differences.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2009
Individual Stories and Struggles Helped 'Listen' Take Shape, as Paul Rudd,Carly Simon, Daryl Hall and Many Others Became Involved in Our Time In-Store Event Scheduled for June 23rd, to Coincide With Benefit CD Release
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2009
The Alchemy Theatre, in association with LAByrinth Theater, presents 'Sweet Storm' by Scott Hudson, Off Broadway at The Kirk Theatre (Theatre Row), 410 West 42nd Street, NYC. Padraic Lillis will direct the new play that features Jamie Dunn and Eric T. Miller. Previews begin on June 11 and the opening will be Wednesday, June 17 at 7 pm. The Scenic & Costume Designer is Lea Umberger; the Lighting Designer is Sarah Sidman and the Sound Designer is Elizabeth Rhodes.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2009
The Alchemy Theatre, in association with LAByrinth Theater, presents 'Sweet Storm' by Scott Hudson, Off Broadway at The Kirk Theatre (Theatre Row), 410 West 42nd Street, NYC. Padraic Lillis will direct the new play that features Jamie Dunn and Eric T. Miller. Previews begin on June 11 and the opening will be Wednesday, June 17 at 7 pm. The Scenic & Costume Designer is Lea Umberger; the Lighting Designer is Sarah Sidman and the Sound Designer is Elizabeth Rhodes.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2009
The Australian actor begins his run in September
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2009
The 2008 Tony Award Winning Best Play Revival, Boeing-Boeing, will play its final Broadway performance on Sunday, January 4, 2009, when the current cast's contracts end. Upon closing, Boeing-Boeing will have played 280 performances and 17 previews. The critically acclaimed comedy, which recouped its entire $2.65 million investment this September, will launch a 45-week national tour this fall. Prior to its Broadway engagement, Boeing-Boeing enjoyed a wildly successful run at London's Comedy Theatre from February 2007 - January 2008.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2009
The sell-out Menier Chocolate Factory production of La Cage Aux Folles has now transferred to the Playhouse Theatre and is set to run until September 26th. The show is starring Graham Norton and Steven Pacey. The idyllic existence of Georges and the dazzling drag artiste Albin, star of the La Cage aux Folles club, is threatened when Georges' son announces his engagement to the daughter of a right-wing politician, who wants to close down the local colourful nightlife! With a visit from the prospective in-laws imminent, they all decide to take drastic action to hide their lifestyle... but can they keep it up?
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2009
The sell-out Menier Chocolate Factory production of La Cage Aux Folles has now transferred to the Playhouse Theatre and is set to run until September 26th. The show is starring Graham Norton and Steven Pacey. The idyllic existence of Georges and the dazzling drag artiste Albin, star of the La Cage aux Folles club, is threatened when Georges' son announces his engagement to the daughter of a right-wing politician, who wants to close down the local colourful nightlife! With a visit from the prospective in-laws imminent, they all decide to take drastic action to hide their lifestyle... but can they keep it up? Jerry Herman's (Hello, Dolly!, Mack and Mabel and Mame) fabulous score includes I Am What I Am, The Best of Times and Song on the Sand. La Cage aux Folles is a timeless and deliciously funny tale of family values, unconditional love, and above all, the need to celebrate who we are. The production of La Cage at Menier Chocolate Factory has earned the title of Best Musical from the Critics Circle Awards.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2009
Variety reports that Philip Seymour Hoffman has picked the film he'll be doing for his directorial debut, Overture Films' 'Jack Goes Boating,' an adaptation of Bob Glaudini's Off Broadway play in which he'll also star. 'Gone Baby Gone' star Amy Ryan will co-star opposite Hoffman, while John Ortiz and Daphne Rubin-Vega will reprise their roles from the stage production. 'Jack Goes Boating' premiered at Hoffman and Ortiz's LAByrinth Theater Co. in 2007. Press notes described the play as 'laced with cooking classes, swimming lessons and a smorgasbord of illegal drugs, 'Jack Goes Boating' is a story of date panic, marital meltdown, betrayal and the prevailing grace of the human spirit'.
by Jan Nargi - Feb 9, 2009
Broadway Across America tour of acclaimed Donmar Warehouse production is gripping theater that gives a Brit's eye view of a great American tragedy
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2009
Variety is reporting that Celluloid Dreams has picked Philip Seymour Hoffman's directorial debut, an adaption of the stage play 'Jack Goes Boating,' which had an award-winning Off Broadway run in 2007. The company has taken international rights to the film, which is an Overture Films release in the U.S.
by Nancy Grossman - Feb 5, 2009
Wheelock Family Theatre deftly illustrates Horton the Elephant's philosophy that 'a person's a person, no matter how small' and anything's possible in the land of Dr. Seuss
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2009
Playwrights Horizons, under the leadership of Artistic Director Tim Sanford and Managing Director Leslie Marcus, has announced additional casting and complete details for the World Premiere of INKED BABY, a new play by 2007 Susan Smith Blackburn nominee Christina Anderson in her Off-Broadway playwriting debut. Directed by Kate Whoriskey (Fabulation at Playwrights Horizons, the current Ruined at MTC), the production will begin previews on Thursday, March 5, 2009 with an Opening Night set for Monday, March 23 at 7PM. The limited engagement will run through Sunday, April 5 at Playwrights Horizons' Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 West 42nd Street).
by Kristin Salaky - Dec 5, 2008
'We love you, Liza!,' a faint, but audible voice yelled from what seemed to be a far corner of the Palace Theatre's mezzanine. And though the 62-year-old entertainer was understandably still catching her breath after a spirited vaudevillian delivery of Styne, Comden & Green's tongue-twisting comic masterpiece, 'If,' she suddenly stopped what she was doing, lifted her face to the direction of the adulation and with a soft, angelic look of wonderment, answered in a clear, strong voice, 'I love you, too. You know I do.'
by Beau Higgins - Aug 7, 2009
Playwright Richard Greenberg won a Tony Award for Best Play 2003 for Take Me Out. Take Me Out traveled from London to New York in the first co-production of the Donmar Warehouse and The Public Theater, and then transferred to Broadway. He is the author of over 25 plays including 8 South Coast Repertory World Premieres: The Violet Hour, Three Days of Rain (Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award, Pulitzer Prize finalist, Olivier, Drama Desk and Hull-Warriner nominations), and The Extra Man. He is a winner of the Oppenheimer Award and the first winner of the PEN/Laura Pels Award for a playwright in mid-career.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2009
An Exploration of Oneness Sunday 20th September 2pm - 9:30pm A unique one-day event with talks, music and the premiere of a new play by Deborah Espect.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2009
The veteran character actor will be directed by Simon McBurney in the Beckett classic at the Duchess.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2009
The Alchemy Theatre, in association with LAByrinth Theater, presents 'Sweet Storm' by Scott Hudson, Off Broadway at The Kirk Theatre (Theatre Row), 410 West 42nd Street, NYC. Padraic Lillis will direct the new play that features Jamie Dunn and Eric T. Miller. Previews begin on June 11 and the opening will be Wednesday, June 17 at 7 pm. The Scenic & Costume Designer is Lea Umberger; the Lighting Designer is Sarah Sidman and the Sound Designer is Elizabeth Rhodes.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2009
Diversionary Theatre's fifth production of the 2008-2009 season is the parable Facing East by noted LDS (Latter Day Saints) author Carol Lynn Pearson. A Mormon couple confronts the limits of their spiritual teachings upon the suicide of their gay son. The Salt Lake Tribune wrote of the play, which premiered at Plan-B Theatre Company in Salt Lake City in November 2006, 'A tightly-wound domestic tragedy...freshly relevant...dares to ask important questions about faith, death and survival.' In 2007, Variety said of Plan-B's tour (Off-Off Broadway and San Francisco), 'A vivid rumination on grief.'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2009
On June 23rd, a remarkable album, eight years in the making, will be released. 'LISTEN' is a collection of 15 original songs, written by children who stutter, and recorded by iconic artists including Carly Simon, Daryl Hall & John Oates, Duncan Sheik, John Forte, Mandy Patinkin and many others. In addition, Jon Bon Jovi donated the use of his studio, so that his state-of-the-art facility could support the recording process. Superstars from the worlds of pop, rock, R&B, Broadway, hip-hop and more joined together to contribute their time and talents to a cause bigger than stuttering - a call for compassion and acceptance, and for respect of one-another's differences.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2009
Signature Productions, in conjunction with Super Summer Theatre, is pleased to announce auditions for its upcoming production of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND. This highly original and theatrical Caribbean adaptation of the popular fairy tale 'The Little Mermaid' sings and dances the story of Ti Moune, the black peasant girl who rescues, nurses and falls in love with Daniel, a mulatto from a wealthy family.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2009
The Colony Theatre Company presents the fifth and final production of its 2008 ? 2009 season, the Los Angeles premiere of the Off-Broadway, Smash-Hit Musical Thriller, No Way to Treat a Lady, book, music and lyrics by Douglas J. Cohen, (based on the novel by William Goldman) and co-directed by West Hyler and Shelley Butler. No Way to Treat a Lady will preview on Wednesday, April 15; Thursday, April 16 and Friday, April 17 at 8:00pm and will open on Saturday, April 18 at 8:00pm and continue through Sunday, May 17 at The Colony Theatre, 555 North Third Street (at Cypress) adjacent to the Burbank Town Center.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2009
The Colony Theatre Company presents the fifth and final production of its 2008 - 2009 season, the Los Angeles premiere of the Off-Broadway, Smash-Hit Musical Thriller, NO WAY TO TREAT A LADY, book, music and lyrics by Douglas J. Cohen, (based on the novel by William Goldman) and co-directed by West Hyler and Shelley Butler.