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by Chicago News Desk - Oct 30, 2008
Hold on tight, because Victory Gardens Theater's smash hit winter musical The Snow Queen - conceived by Chicago folk music legend Michael Smith, Tony Award-winning director Frank Galati, and master puppeteer Blair Thomas & Co - is sledding back into town for her third season as Chicago's #1 alternative to traditional holiday fare.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2008
DODY GOODMAN REMEMBERED will take place on Oct 27 at 7pm at SAINT PETER'S CHURCH, 619 Lexington Avenue, NYC (entrance on 54th Street).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2008
MCC THEATER (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey, Artistic Directors; William Cantler, Associate Artistic Director; Blake West, Executive Director) today announced that the second offering of their 2008-09 season will be Charles Busch's The Third Story, directed by Carl Andress.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2008
A frozen northern country. Mammoths and walruses. The legendary death of a saintly child. A twisted winter celebration. The Granduncle Quadrilogy is a holiday special for a made-up holiday. Listen to Granduncle, ancient storyteller and veteran of an endless war, as he and his fellow citizens mix folktales, fictional ethnology, and war stories to conjure a mordant yet moving portrait of an imaginary icebound world that curiously mirrors our own.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2008
The International Press Academy has announced the nominees for the 13th Annual Satellite Awards. The Satellite Awards are an annual award given by the International Press Academy. The awards were originally known as the Golden Satellite Awards. The awards, given by the Intl. Press Academy, will take place Dec. 14 at Century City's InterContinental Hotel.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2008
On Thursday, November 27th at 9:00 AM the magic takes to the skies and the streets of the Big Apple in America's favorite Parade.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2008
Urban Stages is stepping up its game as far as family productions are concerned. Dan Kitrosser is a wonderful story teller that makes kids laugh while keeping their parents entertained.
by Chicago News Desk - Nov 23, 2008
Younger audiences, Lincoln Park residents, families, and musical theater enthusiasts: get more out of your live theater experience - at the same price as a regular ticket - when you chose to attend any of these special events scheduled in association with the smash hit holiday musical The Snow Queen, playing November 28 through December 29 at the Victory Gardens' Biograph Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago:
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2008
MCC THEATER (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey, Artistic Directors; William Cantler, Associate Artistic Director; Blake West, Executive Director) today announced that Kathleen Turner has been confirmed to star in their production of Charles Busch's The Third Story, directed by Carl Andress. Ms. Turner will appear opposite Mr. Busch, who was previously announced to play the other leading female role.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2008
Two uniquely beautiful performance pieces compiled from the music and letters of Robert and Clara Schumann, Johannes Brahms and Franz Liszt by award-winning British pianist Lucy Parham, will be given their U.S. premieres by L.A. Theatre Works.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2009
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 - Jan 8, 2009
The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis (The Rep) continues its 2008-2009 Studio Theatre series with the St. Louis premiere of David Harrower's Blackbird. Performances of Blackbird will be given in the Emerson Studio Theatre of the Loretto-Hilton Center for the Performing Arts, 130 Edgar Road, Webster Groves, January 21-February 8, 2009.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2009
Berkeley Repertory Theatre greets the new year by proudly presenting its 50th world premiere, a new comedy about marriage, intimacy, and electricity from the creators of Eurydice. Celebrated playwright Sarah Ruhl and Obie Award-winning director Les Waters come together again for the debut of In the Next Room (or the vibrator play). Commissioned by Berkeley Rep and staged in the state-of-the-art Roda Theatre, this hotly anticipated play begins previews on January 30, opens February 4, and closes March 15. BART and Wells Fargo serve as season sponsors for Berkeley Rep's 41st year of fearless theatre, and the executive producer for this show is the Strauch Kulhanjian Family.
by Chicago News Desk - Jan 3, 2009
TimeLine Theatre Company announces the world premiere of Not Enough Air by Masha Obolensky. The play, directed by Nick Bowling, runs January 24 through March 22, 2009 (previews January 21 through January 23) at TimeLine Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2009
TimeLine Theatre Company announces the world premiere of Not Enough Air by Masha Obolensky. The play, directed by Nick Bowling, runs through March 22, 2009 at TimeLine Theatre, 615 W. Wellington Ave., Chicago. To purchase tickets, visit timelinetheatre.com or call 773.281.TIME (8463).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2009
The 15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards were simulcast live nationally on TNT and TBS on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2009 at 8 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. CT, and 6 p.m. MT from the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2009
Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2008 will be presented on Sunday, February 22, 2009, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center?, and televised live by the ABC Television Network. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 200 countries worldwide.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2009
The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis (The Rep) continues its 2008-2009 Studio Theatre series with the St. Louis premiere of David Harrower's Blackbird. Performances of Blackbird will be given in the Emerson Studio Theatre of the Loretto-Hilton Center for the Performing Arts, 130 Edgar Road, Webster Groves, January 21-February 8, 2009.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2009
MCC THEATER (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey, Artistic Directors; William Cantler, Associate Artistic Director; Blake West, Executive Director) today announced that Kathleen Turner has been confirmed to star in their production of Charles Busch's The Third Story, directed by Carl Andress. Ms. Turner will appear opposite Mr. Busch, who was previously announced to play the other leading female role.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2009
MCC THEATER (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey, Artistic Directors; William Cantler, Associate Artistic Director; Blake West, Executive Director) today announced that Jennifer Van Dyck, Scott Parkinson, Sarah Rafferty and Jonathan Walker will complete the cast for their production of Charles Busch's The Third Story, directed by Carl Andress. As previously announced Kathleen Turner and Mr. Busch will appear as dueling divas.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2009
In addition to 'Wall-E,' another well-reviewed summer blockbuster, Christopher Nolan's 'The Dark Knight,' proved popular with the nation's critics. And the acclaimed stage to screen transfers of Doubt and Frost/Nixon made many of the critics top choice lists as well.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2009
MCC THEATER (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey, Artistic Directors; William Cantler, Associate Artistic Director; Blake West, Executive Director) have announced that, in order to accommodate ticket demand, they will extend the New York Premiere of Charles Busch's The Third Story. Directed by Carl Andress. the six-character play will now continue through Sunday, March 6th (an additional week) at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, NYC).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2009
Sleepwalkers Theatre closes its second season of progressive new works with the premiere of THE SHORT AND HAPPY LIFE by Ryan Michael Teller. Who was the real Harvery and exactly why did he explode into a thousand little pieces? Sleepwalkers co-founding Artistic Director Tore Ingersoll-Thorp helms this multi-media theatrical exploration of the abandonment and destruction of youth, featuring Maureen Coyne, Kevin Copps, Andrew Crocker, Damian Lanahan - Kalish, Ari Owens, and Ian Riley. THE SHORT AND HAPPY LIFE plays March 5 through 28 (press opening: Friday, March 6) at the Phoenix Theatre (414 Mason at Geary) in San Francisco. For tickets ($14) and information, the public may call 415-913-7272 or visit www.sleepwalkerstheatre.com.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2009
Center Theatre Group has announced that Bill Pullman and Julia Stiles will appear in David Mamet's 'Oleanna', the third production of the Mark Taper season, replacing the previously announced 'Uncle Vanya.' That production was cancelled due to scheduling conflicts. Tony-winning Broadway director Doug Hughes will stage 'Oleanna,' which is scheduled to run May 28th through July 12th. Opening night is scheduled June 5th.
by Walter McBride - Feb 4, 2009
MCC THEATER (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey, Artistic Directors; William Cantler, Associate Artistic Director; Blake West, Executive Director) officially opened their production of Charles Busch's The Third Story on Monday, February 2nd and BWW was there to celebrate opening night!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2009
Berkeley Repertory Theatre greets the new year by proudly presenting its 50th world premiere, a new comedy about marriage, intimacy, and electricity from the creators of Eurydice. Celebrated playwright Sarah Ruhl and Obie Award-winning director Les Waters come together again for the debut of In the Next Room (or the vibrator play). Commissioned by Berkeley Rep and staged in the state-of-the-art Roda Theatre, this hotly anticipated play begins previews on January 30, opens February 4, and closes March 15. BART and Wells Fargo serve as season sponsors for Berkeley Rep's 41st year of fearless theatre, and the executive producer for this show is the Strauch Kulhanjian Family.
by Chicago News Desk - Feb 2, 2009
This world premiere drama follows famed journalist-turned-playwright Sophie Treadwell as she is drawn into the real-life tragedy of Ruth Snyder?s famous 1928 murder trial. Treadwell is haunted by Ruth?s story and finds herself compelled to bring it to the stage in the form of her landmark play Machinal, acclaimed as one of the highpoints of expressionist theater on the American stage.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2009
MCC THEATER (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey, Artistic Directors; William Cantler, Associate Artistic Director; Blake West, Executive Director) today announced that the second offering of their 2008-09 season will be Charles Busch's The Third Story, directed by Carl Andress.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2009
The show will go on, just not tonight and tomorrow as the February 19 and 20 performances of The MCC Theatre's THE THIRD STORY at the Lucille Lortel Theatre, have been canceled due to an off stage injury that Kathleen Turner has suffered. It is expected that Turner will resume performances starting with the February 21 matinee.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2009
Urban Stages (Frances Hill, Founder/Artistic Director, Lauren Schmiedel, Managing Director) is proud to extend a great show for the entire family, Blizzard the Wizard starring storyteller Dan Kitrosser. Blizzard the Wizard is written by Dan Kitrosser and Andrew Davies. Urban Stages is located at 259 West 30 Street (between 7th and 8th Avenues). Tickets are $10, reservations can be made by emailing urbanstages@gmail.com or call 212-695-5131.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2009
It's the show that has shocked audiences around the globe. And now Boston theatergoers will have the chance to see what everyone has been talking about when SpeakEasy Stage Company presents the area premiere of David Harrower's compelling drama BLACKBIRD from February 20 - March 21, 2009. Winner of the 2007 Olivier Award for Best New Play, BLACKBIRD tells the story of a meeting between two people, Ray and Una, who fifteen years ago had a passionate affair. Emotions run high as the pair recalls their scandalous relationship and attempt to come to terms with the shattering truth of their abandoned love.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2009
Boston theatergoers will have the chance to see what everyone has been talking about when SpeakEasy Stage Company presents the area premiere of David Harrower's compelling drama BLACKBIRD from February 20 - March 21, 2009. Winner of the 2007 Olivier Award for Best New Play, BLACKBIRD tells the story of a meeting between two people, Ray and Una, who fifteen years ago had a passionate affair. Emotions run high as the pair recalls their scandalous relationship and attempt to come to terms with the shattering truth of their abandoned love.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2009
MCC THEATER (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey, Artistic Directors; William Cantler, Associate Artistic Director; Blake West, Executive Director) is pleased to announce another all-star line-up for the company's annual gala, to be held Monday, March 9, 2009 at The Hammerstein Ballroom (311 West 34th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2009
MCC THEATER (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey, Artistic Directors; William Cantler, Associate Artistic Director; Blake West, Executive Director) have announced that, in order to accommodate ticket demand, they will extend the New York Premiere of Charles Busch's The Third Story. Directed by Carl Andress. the six-character play will now continue through Sunday, March 15 (two additional weeks) at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, NYC). The production, which opened on February 2, features Mr. Busch, Scott Parkinson, Sarah Rafferty, Jennifer Van Dyck, Jonathan Walker and Kathleen Turner (and marks Ms. Turner's return to Off Broadway in more than 30 years).
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2008
The films 'Doubt' and 'Frost/Nixon' have been nominated for Critics Choice Awards, placing them in competition with 'The Reader,' 'Milk' and 'Slumdog Millionaire' for Best Picture.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2008
'Milk' and 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button' were both nominated for eight Critics Choice Awards. Both were among the 10 films nominated for best picture. 'Milk,' was also nominated for lead actor Sean Penn, supporting co-stars James Franco and James Brolin and director Gus Van Sant. 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,' which opens Christmas Day, has Brad Pitt nominated for best actor, supporting nominations for Cate Blanchett and Taraji P. Henson.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2008
MCC THEATER (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey, Artistic Directors; William Cantler, Associate Artistic Director; Blake West, Executive Director) today announced that Jennifer Van Dyck, Scott Parkinson, Sarah Rafferty and Jonathan Walker will complete the cast for their production of Charles Busch's The Third Story, directed by Carl Andress. As previously announced Kathleen Turner and Mr. Busch will appear as dueling divas.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2008
DANCES PATRELLE's 'THE YORKVILLE NUTCRACKER' presents its 10th annual production this week, at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College (68th Street between Park & Lexington Avenues) NYC; December 11h - 14th. Once again The Yorkville Nutcracker will have students from: Ballet Academy East, Studio Maestro, The Ailey School and 92nd St Y Harkness Dance Center. The two-act ballet, has been choreographed by Artistic Director, Francis Patrelle. It has set design by Gillian Bradshaw-Smiths, costumes by Rita B. Watson, and lighting by David Grill. The cast features special guest artists from the New York City Ballet: Jenifer Ringer and Jared Angle. (artists subject to change)
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2008
The Brick Theater, Inc. and Piper McKenzie present The Granduncle Quadrilogy: Tales from the Land of Ice. A matinee was added on Saturday, December 13 at 3pm. This is the second of three exclusive podcasts available for download at pipermckenzie.com.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2008
DOUBT, the film based on the Pulitzer Prize Winning Play and starring Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams, has won two NBR Awards.
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 Nancy Grossman - Dec 24, 2008
Continue your merry-making with a post-holiday performance at New Repertory Theatre at the Arsenal Center for the Arts in Watertown. Departing Artistic Director Rick Lombardo's adaptation is a classic for our times.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2008
Doubt received the most nominations for the 15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. The awards air Jan. 25 on TNT and TBS. Here's the complete list of nominations:
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2008
Berkeley Repertory Theatre greets the new year by proudly presenting its 50th world premiere, a new comedy about marriage, intimacy, and electricity from the creators of Eurydice. Celebrated playwright Sarah Ruhl and Obie Award-winning director Les Waters come together again for the debut of In the Next Room (or the vibrator play). Commissioned by Berkeley Rep and staged in the state-of-the-art Roda Theatre, this hotly anticipated play begins previews on January 30, opens February 4, and closes March 15. BART and Wells Fargo serve as season sponsors for Berkeley Rep's 41st year of fearless theatre, and the executive producer for this show is the Strauch Kulhanjian Family.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2008
Urban Stages is stepping up its game as far as family productions are concerned. Dan Kitrosser is a wonderful story teller that makes kids laugh while keeping their parents entertained.
by Chicago News Desk - Dec 14, 2008
TimeLine Theatre Company announces the world premiere of Not Enough Air by Masha Obolensky. The play, directed by Nick Bowling, runs January 24 through March 22, 2009 (previews January 21 through January 23) at TimeLine Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2008
The American Film Institute has released their 2008 picks for the best of the small and large screen.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2008
DANCES PATRELLE's 'THE YORKVILLE NUTCRACKER' will have its 10th annual production, at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College (68th Street between Park & Lexington Avenues) NYC; December 11h - 14th. Once again The Yorkville Nutcracker will have students from: Ballet Academy East, Studio Maestro, The Ailey School and 92nd St Y Harkness Dance Center. The two-act ballet, has been choreographed by Artistic Director, Francis Patrelle. It has set design by Gillian Bradshaw-Smiths, costumes by Rita B. Watson, and lighting by David Grill. The cast will feature special guest artists from the New York City Ballet: Jenifer Ringer and Jared Angle.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2008
DANCES PATRELLE's 'THE YORKVILLE NUTCRACKER' presents its 10th annual production this week, at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College (68th Street between Park & Lexington Avenues) NYC; December 11h - 14th. Once again The Yorkville Nutcracker will have students from: Ballet Academy East, Studio Maestro, The Ailey School and 92nd St Y Harkness Dance Center. The two-act ballet, has been choreographed by Artistic Director, Francis Patrelle. It has set design by Gillian Bradshaw-Smiths, costumes by Rita B. Watson, and lighting by David Grill. The cast features special guest artists from the New York City Ballet: Jenifer Ringer and Jared Angle. (artists subject to change)