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by Chris Gibson - Jun 30, 2009
THE SINKER will premiere on the HotCity mainstage Friday, May 7th at 8pm in the Kranzberg Arts Center in the Big Brothers Big Sisters Building as part of our 2010 season.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2009
This October, one of the world's greatest classic tales hits the stage for the first time with THE 101 DALMATIANS MUSICAL. Based on the beloved book by Dodie Smith, THE 101 DALMATIANS MUSICAL is a one-of-a-kind adventure for the entire family about what it means to be a family, canine and courageous.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2009
The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) is pleased to welcome the return, by popular demand, of the brilliant artist Aurélia Thierrée in Aurélia's Oratorio, written and directed by Victoria Thierrée Chaplin.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2009
Presented by Broadway In Chicago, THE 101 DALMATIANS MUSICAL is one of the world's greatest classic tales and will come to life on stage at the Ford Center for the Performing Arts, Oriental Theatre for a limited engagement February 16 to 28, 2010.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2009
The new Broadway production of the Tony Award nominated musical GREASE, opens in Houston, TX at Theatre Under The Stars on September 8, 2009 and will run through September 20, 2009 at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets will go on sale Sunday, July 19, 2009.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2009
This July The Un-Common Theatre Co's Young Adult performers will present the legendary cult show 'Anyone Can Whistle'. This wacky, intelligent, highly unconventional musical satire points ahead to Stephen Sondheim's groundbreaking work in the 1970s even as it keeps a foot firmly rooted in the musical theatre's golden age.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2009
The new Broadway production of the Tony Award nominated musical GREASE, opens in Orlando at the Carr Performing Arts Centre on August 25 and runs through August 30, 2009. Tickets start at $37.00 and will go on sale on July 10, Friday at 10:00AM.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2009
La Jolla Playhouse announces a special engagement of Aurélia's Oratorio, a fascinating, family-friendly work starring Aurélia Thierrée, conceived and directed by Victoria Thierrée Chaplin, running February 3 - 28, 2010 in the Mandell Weiss Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2009
VITALIST THEATRE and PREMIERE THEATRE & PERFORMANCE present the Chicago Premiere of THE NIGHT SEASON, by Rebecca Lenkiewicz and directed by Elizabeth Carlin-Metz. Press Opening is scheduled for Tuesday, September 8, 2009, at 7:30 p.m., Theatre Building Chicago. Tickets are now on sale for The Night Season, running through Saturday, October 17, 2009.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2009
David Mirvish is thrilled to announce the Canadian Premiere of the Broadway hit LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL as the final show of the 2009-10 Mirvish Theatre Subscription Season. The show plays through August 8, 2010 at the Canon Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2009
Directed by Tony Award-winner Julie Taymor with 22-time Grammy Award-winning Bono and The Edge creating new music and lyrics, SPIDER-MAN will be written by Julie Taymor and Glen Berger. Bono reveals to Irish Central how he came up with the title 'Turn off the Dark.'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2009
Due to the Pride Parade Sunday afternoon, June 28 we are moving the showtime to POSEIDON! An Upside Down Musical at the Chopin Theatre from 3pm to 6pm. The special Pride performance of POSEIDON! will include door prizes to help keep the Pride festivities going. Please join Hell in a Handbag Productions for our special Pride weekend performance June 27 & 28!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2009
The Theater Barn in New Lebanon, New York continues its summer of love on Thursday, July 30th with the first musical of the season, the regional premiere of 'Zanna Don't,' the funny and charming musical fairy tale with book, music and lyrics by Tim Acito with additional book and lyrics by Alexander Dinelaris.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2009
Taylor Hicks, currently starring the in the Broadway tour of GREASE had a visit from Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper last night, after the performance at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, ONT. Take a look at some fun pictures of the meeting right here on BroadwayWorld.com!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2009
The Theatre and Interpretation Center and American Music Theatre Project (AMTP) at Northwestern University will present the 2009 Summer Music Theatre Festival (June 24 to Aug. 9), featuring new works and old favorites performed by both Broadway stars and Northwestern music theatre students.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2009
Conrad Birdie, the hip-swiveling, gold lamé-clad rock star in the 1960 Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, ?Bye Bye Birdie,? will be appearing at Northwestern University?s Evanston campus this summer. ?Bye Bye Birdie? will run for 11 matinee and evening shows at the Ethel M. Barber Theater, 30 Arts Circle Drive, during the Theatre and Interpretation Center of Northwestern University?s 2009 Summer Music Theatre Festival.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2009
MAIEUTIC THEATRE WORKS is pleased to announce their production of LOOK AFTER YOU by Louise Flory, directed by MTWorks very own Artistic Director, David Stallings. LOOK AFTER YOU will be performed as part of The New York International Fringe Festival at Venue#16 The SoHo Playhouse (15 Vandam St.). Performances begin August 14th and continue through August 29th.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2009
Denver Center Attractions announces a 'supercalifragilisticexpialidocious' season of Broadway hits headed for Denver in 2010. With shows hot off the Great White Way, new takes on classic favorites, and fresh new musicals, the 2010 season is not to be missed.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2009
Inspired by Alice A. Carter's acclaimed and luminously illustrated Biography, The Red Rose Girls, producer/entrepreneur Brian Dorsey has commissioned a musical event based on the lives of four of the most fascinating, rule-breaking, determined, acclaimed, accomplished and renegade artists of the early 20th century.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2009
The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) is pleased to welcome the return, by popular demand, of the brilliant artist Aurélia Thierrée in Aurélia's Oratorio, written and directed by Victoria Thierrée Chaplin, presented at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle Street, Harvard Square, Cambridge. The limited run begins Wednesday, July 22, through Sunday, August 2.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2009
The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) is pleased to welcome the return, by popular demand, of the brilliant artist Aurélia Thierrée in Aurélia's Oratorio, written and directed by Victoria Thierrée Chaplin.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2009
The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) is pleased to welcome the return, by popular demand, of the brilliant artist Aurélia Thierrée in Aurélia's Oratorio, written and directed by Victoria Thierrée Chaplin.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2009
All-new Ringling Bros. experience coming for the first time to Kent's ShoWare Center, September 3 - 7 and to Everett's Comcast Arena, September 10 - 13. The mystery of magic and the mastery of skill will leave audiences spellbound as Ringling Bros.
by Brent Englar - Jul 19, 2009
William Shakespeare's sparkling comedy, 'Twelfth Night,' is playing in Ellicott City through July 19th.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2009
The new Broadway production of the Tony Award nominated musical GREASE, opens in Houston, TX at Theatre Under The Stars on September 8, 2009 and will run through September 20, 2009 at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets will go on sale Sunday, July 19, 2009.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2009
Hell in a Handbag Productions is pleased to announce the extension of POSEIDON! An Upside Down Musical due to popular demand! The SS Poseidon will be sailing at the Chopin Theatre for an additional 3 weeks (until Aug. 16) to meet the overwhelming number of audience members' eagerness to take a cruise aboard this ship of fools.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2009
Chicago is officially one theater company richer after The Ruckus Theater recently karate-chopped and high-fived its way into the Central Time Zone. Made up of an industrious group of Michigan ex-pats, The Ruckus is composed of actors, directors, playwrights, musicians, casting directors, publicity managers, grant writers, baristas, grad students, poets, computer fixers, appointment-makers and census-takers who aim to create a new kind of company-a casteless theater that blends the lines between playwright and actor, audience and company member.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2009
TheatreWorks, the nationally acclaimed theatre of Silicon Valley, launches its 40th Anniversary season with a vibrant world premiere musical, TINYARD HILL, by Tommy Newman and 2009 Jonathan Larsen Award-winning composer Mark Allen.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2009
Kampfire PR is pleased to introduce their line-up of 2009 FringeNYC productions. Four shows guaranteed to set FIRE to your summer theatre experience. From a dark comedy that examines the experience of sex in the modern age (The Books), an arctic chronicle of a woman's journey down below (The Antarctic Chronicles), a woman who's unexpected illness challenges her relationships (Look After You), and an indestructible man's leap into love (Eli and Cheryl Jump).
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2009
Writers' Theatre Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma announce the extension of the World Premiere of A Minister's Wife, a new musical adapted from Candida by George Bernard Shaw, with music by Joshua Schmidt and lyrics by Jan Tranen. A Minister's Wife was adapted by Austin Pendleton and is directed by Michael Halberstam. The production will now run through August 9, 2009, at Writers' Theatre, 325 Tudor Court in Glencoe.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2009
The KNF Co announces the World Premiere of BIRD HOUSE, an impossible new play written by Kate Marks. BIRD HOUSE will run for 12 performances from July 10th through July 26th at Theater 3, 311 West 43rd Street, 3rd Floor, New York City. Heidi Handelsman directs a cast of six including Ora Fruchter, Kylie Goldstein, Wendy Scharfman, Christina Shipp, Anthony Wills Jr., and Cotton Wright.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2009
The Stella Adler Studio of Acting and the Harold Clurman Laboratory Theater Co. will be presenting 'Songs & Statues,' a new play by Peter Nickowitz and directed by Tom Oppenheim, grandson of Stella Adler. The production is about an assimilated Jewish family in 1958, suburban Connecticut whose lives are turned upside down when the father is passed over for a promotion because of their Judaism.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2009
The KNF Co announces the World Premiere of BIRD HOUSE, an impossible new play written by Kate Marks. BIRD HOUSE will run for 12 performances from July 10th through July 26th at Theater 3, 311 West 43rd Street, 3rd Floor, New York City. Heidi Handelsman directs a cast of six including Ora Fruchter, Kylie Goldstein, Wendy Scharfman, Christina Shipp, Anthony Wills Jr., and Cotton Wright.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2009
The new Broadway production of the Tony Award nominated musical GREASE, opens in Orlando at the Carr Performing Arts Centre on August 25 and runs through August 30, 2009. Tickets start at $37.00 and will go on sale on July 10, Friday at 10:00AM.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2009
The KNF Co announces the World Premiere of BIRD HOUSE, an impossible new play written by Kate Marks. BIRD HOUSE will run for 12 performances from July 10th through July 26th at Theater 3, 311 West 43rd Street, 3rd Floor, New York City. Heidi Handelsman directs a cast of six including Ora Fruchter, Kylie Goldstein, Wendy Scharfman, Christina Shipp, Anthony Wills Jr., and Cotton Wright.
by Rialto Chatter - Aug 9, 2009
As we reported earlier this week, the upcoming Broadway musical 'SPIDER-MAN, Turn Off the Dark' looks to be caught up in the web of it's massive budget. On August 6th, Variety revealed that 'the extensive work being done to prepare for the technically demanding show, both in the shop constructing the physical production and in the theater where 'SPIDER-MAN' is due to open, is said to have stopped this week.'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2009
Writers' Theatre Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma announce the extension of the World Premiere of A Minister's Wife, a new musical adapted from Candida by George Bernard Shaw, with music by Joshua Schmidt and lyrics by Jan Tranen. A Minister's Wife was adapted by Austin Pendleton and is directed by Michael Halberstam. The production will now run through August 9, 2009, at Writers' Theatre, 325 Tudor Court in Glencoe.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2009
The Theatre and Interpretation Center and American Music Theatre Project (AMTP) at Northwestern University will present the 2009 Summer Music Theatre Festival (June 24 to Aug. 9), featuring new works and old favorites performed by both Broadway stars and Northwestern music theatre students.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2009
'We are delighted to announce that due to popular demand we are adding additional performances for the previously announced, hot new production of GREASE,' states Christopher B. Manos, Producer of Theater of the Stars.
by - Aug 7, 2009
'We are delighted to announce that due to popular demand we are adding additional performances for the previously announced, hot new production of GREASE,' states Christopher B. Manos, Producer of Theater of the Stars.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2009
Beowulf Alley Theatre, 11 South 6th Avenue, Downtown Tucson between Broadway and Congress, today announced revisions for the 2009-2010 main stage season. The scheduled dates chosen for each of the five plays remains the same.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2009
The new Broadway production of the Tony Award nominated musical GREASE, opens in Fort Worth at Bass Performance Hall on September 1. Tickets are on sale now at the Bass Performance Hall box office at 525 Commerce Street, Fort Worth or by calling 817-212-4280.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2009
The new Broadway production of the Tony Award nominated musical GREASETM, opens in Fort Worth at Bass Performance Hall on September 1. Tickets are on sale now at the Bass Performance Hall box office at 525 Commerce Street, Fort Worth or by calling 817-212-4280.
by Rialto Chatter - Aug 6, 2009
Variety reports that the upcoming Broadway musical 'SPIDER-MAN, Turn Off the Dark' got caught in the web of it's massive budget as 'the extensive work being done to prepare for the technically demanding show, both in the shop constructing the physical production and in the theater where 'SPIDER-MAN' is due to open, is said to have stopped this week.'
by Jessica Pinkett - Aug 5, 2009
Jessica Pinkett reports from Time Out Of Joint's first performance
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2009
The New York International Fringe Festival, a production of The Present Company, takes place from August 14th through August 30th, 2009.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2009
Hell in a Handbag Productions is pleased to announce a second extension of POSEIDON! An Upside Down Musical due to popular demand! The SS Poseidon will be sailing at the Chopin Theatre for 6 more weeks to accommodate the camp musical comedy smash of the summer.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2009
BLUEBARN Theatre continues its tradition of enhancing the cultural life of Omaha, Nebraska by producing professionally executed, boundary-breaking plays that ignite a passion for the art form. Blue Barn is dedicated to theatre's most important tradition: to provoke thought, emotion, action, and change. All regional premieres, this season delves deeply into the power and the mystery of the psyche manifesting itself into a season of depravity, hilarity, obsession and love.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2009
Provision Theater Company is thrilled to announce that the 2009-10 season will be produced in their brand new home, located at 1001 W. Roosevelt Road, Chicago. To celebrate the space, the theater company will host a gala reception on Saturday, September 12; a date that also marks the official opening of the season with a bigger and bolder version of one of Provision's all time smash hit productions, Harry Chapin's COTTON PATCH GOSPEL.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2009
Writers' Theatre Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma announce the extension of the World Premiere of A Minister's Wife, a new musical adapted from Candida by George Bernard Shaw, with music by Joshua Schmidt and lyrics by Jan Tranen.