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by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2013
Dallas Theater Center launches its 2013-14 season with A Raisin in the Sun. Tre Garrett of Fort Worth's Jubilee Theatre will make his directorial debut at DTC with this Tony Award-winning play. A Raisin in the Sun begins with a Pay-What-You-Can performance tonight, September 13 and runs through Sunday, October 27 at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre in the AT&T Performing Arts Center.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2013
'Bah!' by popular demand! Faction of Fools Theatre Company brings back the 2013 nominee for the Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Play: A COMMEDIA CHRISTMAS CAROL, a fun-filled Commedia dell'Arte adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol.
by Patrick Nugent - Oct 24, 2012
Old Scrooge gets a new face as Faction of Fools Theatre Company presents A COMMEDIA CHRISTMAS CAROL, a fun-filled Commedia dell'Arte adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol.
by BWW - Oct 21, 2012
Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/21/2012 for Minneapolis
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2012
Long Wharf Theatre's production of Satchmo at the Waldorf has become the biggest hit in the history of the theatre's Stage II.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2013
'Bah!' by popular demand! Faction of Fools Theatre Company brings back the 2013 nominee for the Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Play: A COMMEDIA CHRISTMAS CAROL, a fun-filled Commedia dell'Arte adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. The show runs tonight, Nov 29 - Dec 22.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2012
Old Scrooge gets a new face as Faction of Fools Theatre Company presents A COMMEDIA CHRISTMAS CAROL, a fun-filled Commedia dell'Arte adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol.
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2014
Ballast Theatre is proud to present Marriage by Nikolai Gogol and adapted by Howard Coyler a tthe Brockley Jack Studio Theatre. The production will run Tuesday 24 June - Saturday 12 July at 7:45pm.
by Gary Naylor - May 31, 2013
Gary Naylor sees a Machiavellian comedy (really - he wrote it) adapted by Howard Colyer.
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014
Commedia Beauregard, a Chicago-based theatre company, announces the publication of three play collections as part of its Master Works short play festival. This is the seventh time that Commedia Beauregard has held the festival, which translates paintings to the stage, but the first time the plays will be available in print. The new scripts include works based on the paintings of Rembrandt, Van Gogh and Degas. This year's offering, Master Works: The Degas Plays will also be performed at the Den Theatre for one weekend only -- today, May 29th through June 1st, 2014. Shows are scheduled for Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 3:00 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2013
Theater Wit has announced it will present a special encore presentation this summer of its critically acclaimed 2007 smash hit Thom Pain (based on nothing) by Will Eno.
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014
Commedia Beauregard, a Chicago-based theatre company dedicated to producing plays in translation, announces the return of its short play festival of paintings turned into original works for the stage. Master Works: The Degas Plays will be presented at the Den Theatre for one weekend only -- May 29th through June 1st, 2014.
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014
Commedia Beauregard, a Chicago-based theatre company, announces the publication of three play collections as part of its Master Works short play festival. This is the seventh time that Commedia Beauregard has held the festival, which translates paintings to the stage, but the first time the plays will be available in print. The new scripts include works based on the paintings of Rembrandt, Van Gogh and Degas. This year's offering, Master Works: The Degas Plays will also be performed at the Den Theatre for one weekend only -- May 29th through June 1st, 2014. Shows are scheduled for Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 3:00 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014
Commedia Beauregard, a Chicago-based theatre company dedicated to producing plays in translation, announces the return of its short play festival of paintings turned into original works for the stage. Master Works: The Degas Plays will be presented at the Den Theatre for one weekend only -- May 29th through June 1st, 2014.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2014
Faction of Fools Theatre Company and NextStop Theatre Company are proud to announce their upcoming co-production of PINOCCHIO!, a new adaptation of Carlo Collodi's beloved tale about a marionette's journey to become a real boy, running today, March 8-30, 2014 at the Industrial Strength Theatre in Herndon. Written and Directed by Paul Reisman, this production will be the first collaboration by the two DC area theatre companies, as well as Faction's first play specifically geared toward young audiences.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2014
Jena Malone and Lem Jay Ignacio, aka The Shoe, first met at a Christmas carol party at the Mandrake in Los Angeles, California in 2008.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2013
Culture Project will rename their mainstage theatre, currently known as 45 Bleecker Street, the Lynn Redgrave Theatre this June. The announcement was made onstage by Mr. Buchman during the opening night curtain call for Culture Project's current production of Shaheed: The Dream and Death of Benazir Bhutto. A naming ceremony and commemorative gala in honor of the late Ms. Redgrave will take place on Monday, June 3, 2013 at Stage 48 (605 West 48th Street, New York City). Honorary Chairs for the evening are Vanessa Redgrave, Liam Neeson, and Ms. Redgrave's three children Annabel Clark, Ben Clark, and Pema Clark.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2013
La Jolla Playhouse has announced the casts and creative teams for its upcoming productions of Tribes (June 25 - July 21 in the Mandell Weiss Forum), Sideways (July 16 - August 18 in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre) and Neva (June 26 - 30 in the Theodore and Adele Shank Theatre).
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2013
Culture Project will rename their mainstage theatre, currently known as 45 Bleecker Street, the Lynn Redgrave Theatre this June. The announcement was made onstage by Mr. Buchman during the opening night curtain call for Culture Project's current production of Shaheed: The Dream and Death of Benazir Bhutto. A naming ceremony and commemorative gala in honor of the late Ms. Redgrave will take place today, June 3, 2013 at Stage 48 (605 West 48th Street, New York City). Honorary Chairs for the evening are Vanessa Redgrave, Liam Neeson, and Ms. Redgrave's three children Annabel Clark, Ben Clark, and Pema Clark.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2013
Theater Wit presents a special encore presentation this summer of its critically acclaimed 2007 smash hit Thom Pain (based on nothing) by Will Eno.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2013
La Jolla Playhouse presents Tribes (tonight, June 25 - July 21 in the Mandell Weiss Forum), Sideways (July 16 - August 18 in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre) and Neva (June 26 - 30 in the Theodore and Adele Shank Theatre).
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014
Berkshire Theatre Group and Artistic Director/CEO, Kate Maguire have announced the Summer 2014 Theatre Season offering classic works coupled with contemporary plays.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014
Ballast Theatre is proud to present Marriage by Nikolai Gogol and adapted by Howard Coyler a tthe Brockley Jack Studio Theatre. The production will run tonight, 24 June - Saturday 12 July at 7:45pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2014
Berkshire Theatre Group presents Michael Frayn's Benefactors, a summer stages critic's pick by The New York Times at The Unicorn Theatre in Stockbridge. Opening Night is July 12 at 8pm. Preview performances begin on July 9 at 7pm and the production closes July 26 at 8pm.
by TV News Desk - Jun 14, 2013
Actresses Amber Benson, Whoopi Goldberg, noted writer/producer Neil Gaiman and a number of entertainment industry veterans are rallying to make ailing filmmaker Michael Reaves' final film 'Blood Kiss,' a reality.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2013
Casting has been announced for The Hub Theatre's summer production of JORDAN HARRISON's gender-bending comedy, ACT A LADY. The men of a small 1920's Mid Western town have decided to put on a 'real fancy dress up' play in full drag. The cast is led by a trio of amazing actresses - Helen Hayes nominated actress TONI RAE SALMI as Dorothy, the no nonsense, accordion playing head of her household; Helen Hayes Award Winner and Hub veteran JENNA SOKOLOWSKI as Lorna, the object of men's affections and expert makeup artist; andNORA ACHRATI as Zina, the passionate and powerful theatre director accompanies her 'from the continent.'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2014
Berkshire Theatre Group presents Michael Frayn's Benefactors, a summer stages critic's pick by The New York Times at The Unicorn Theatre in Stockbridge. Opening Night is July 12 at 8pm. Preview performances begin tonight, July 9 at 7pm and the production closes July 26 at 8pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2013
Join Academy Award nominated actor and A Red Orchid Theatre co-founding ensemble member Michael Shannon tonight, July 29 for a celebration of A Red Orchid Theatre's 20th Anniversary. The anniversary celebration will be held at Chicago's storied concert hall Metro and will feature live music by Ben Nichols (of Lucero); Michael Shannon's band, Corporal; The Blind Staggers; and special guest Steely Danish. All proceeds from the event will benefit A Red Orchid Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2013
Theater Wit has announced it will present a special encore presentation this summer of its critically acclaimed 2007 smash hit Thom Pain (based on nothing) by Will Eno.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2013
Berkshire Theatre Group presents Bernard Slade's Same Time, Next Year at The Fitzpatrick Main Stage in Stockbridge, Opening Night tonight, July 25 at 8pm. Previews began July 23 at 8pm and the show will close on August 10 at 8pm. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2013
Three adaptations by Howard Colyer have been staged at the Jack in the last eighteen months - KAFKA V KAFKA, TROJAN WOMEN and MANDRAKE. Now Ballast Theatre are staging three of his original plays in one show. Love, hope, doubt, betrayal and anguish - three original plays all short and sharp: NEVER HAVE I EVER SEEN MOUNT FUJI, a love affair directed by Sarah Marr. CONFERENCE CALL, a ghost story, directed by Scott Le Crass. NOTHING ELSE EVER, a confession, directed by Sarah Marr.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2013
Casting has been announced for The Hub Theatre's summer production of JORDAN HARRISON's gender-bending comedy, ACT A LADY. The men of a small 1920's Mid Western town have decided to put on a 'real fancy dress up' play in full drag. The cast is led by a trio of amazing actresses - Helen Hayes nominated actress TONI RAE SALMI as Dorothy, the no nonsense, accordion playing head of her household; Helen Hayes Award Winner and Hub veteran JENNA SOKOLOWSKI as Lorna, the object of men's affections and expert makeup artist; andNORA ACHRATI as Zina, the passionate and powerful theatre director accompanies her 'from the continent.'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2013
Join Academy Award nominated actor and A Red Orchid Theatre co-founding ensemble member Michael Shannon on Monday, July 29 for a celebration of A Red Orchid Theatre's 20th Anniversary. The anniversary celebration will be held at Chicago's storied concert hall Metro and will feature live music by Ben Nichols (of Lucero); Michael Shannon's band, Corporal; The Blind Staggers; and special guest Steely Danish. All proceeds from the event will benefit A Red Orchid Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014
The quintessential portrait of maniacal ambition and lust for power is on stage in William Shakespeare's epic history play Richard III at Folger Theatre. Robert Richmond
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014
Berkshire Theatre Group and Artistic Director/CEO, Kate Maguire have announced the Summer 2014 Theatre Season offering classic works coupled with contemporary plays.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014
Faction of Fools Theatre Company and NextStop Theatre Company are proud to announce their upcoming co-production of PINOCCHIO!, a new adaptation of Carlo Collodi's beloved tale about a marionette's journey to become a real boy, running March 8-30, 2014 at the Industrial Strength Theatre in Herndon. Written and Directed by Paul Reisman, this production will be the first collaboration by the two DC area theatre companies, as well as Faction's first play specifically geared toward young audiences.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 24, 2013
Commedia Beauregard, a Chicago-based theatre company dedicated to producing plays in translation, continues its season of Sex and Sorcery with a new translation of Machiavelli's The Mandrake, presented at the Raven Theatre Complex this January 11 through February 9.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2012
Old Scrooge gets a new face as Faction of Fools Theatre Company presents A COMMEDIA CHRISTMAS CAROL, a fun-filled Commedia dell'Arte adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2013
The quintessential portrait of maniacal ambition and lust for power is on stage in William Shakespeare's epic history play Richard III at Folger Theatre. Robert Richmond
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2013
Three adaptations by Howard Colyer have been staged at the Jack in the last eighteen months - KAFKA V KAFKA, TROJAN WOMEN and MANDRAKE. Now Ballast Theatre are staging three of his original plays in one show. Love, hope, doubt, betrayal and anguish - three original plays all short and sharp: NEVER HAVE I EVER SEEN MOUNT FUJI, a love affair directed by Sarah Marr. CONFERENCE CALL, a ghost story, directed by Scott Le Crass. NOTHING ELSE EVER, a confession, directed by Sarah Marr.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2013
Dallas Theater Center launches its 2013-14 season with A Raisin in the Sun. Tre Garrett of Fort Worth's Jubilee Theatre will make his directorial debut at DTC with this Tony Award-winning play. A Raisin in the Sun begins with a Pay-What-You-Can performance on Friday, September 13 and runs through Sunday, October 27 at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre in the AT&T Performing Arts Center.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2013
A Red Orchid Theatre announces new performance dates for its smash-hit production of Sam Shepard's Simpatico, directed by ensemble member Dado and featuring ensemble member Michael Shannon. Due to high ticket demand, the production is now extended through Sunday, September 15, 2013 at A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N. Wells. Tickets for the three-week extension are now on sale through the box office, (312) 943-8722 and www.aredorchidtheatre.org.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014
Tony Award winner Cady Huffman and Kate Shindle head the cast of the world premiere musical REVOLUTION IN THE ELBOW OF RAGNAR AGNARSSON FURNITURE PAINTER, with book, music & lyrics by Ívar Pall Jonsson, based on a story by Ívar and Gunnlaugur Jonsson. Opening Night is tomorrow (Wednesday) at 7 PM at the Minetta Lane Theatre, 18 Minetta Lane (just a few steps from Sixth Ave. one block south of W. 3rd St.)
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2014
Today, Artistic Director Robert Falls announces that his longtime associate, Producer Steve Scott, will direct Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Christopher Durang's Tony Award-winning, 'deliriously funny, hilariously demented' Broadway hit, in Spring 2015 (dates TBA). A loving send-up of Chekhov's greatest works, Vanya makes its Chicago premiere in the Albert Theatre as part of the Subscription series in the theater's 90th Anniversary 'Season to Celebrate.' (One play is TBA.)
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014
Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) will present Legally Blonde the Musical onstage at the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theater today, April 24-May 4. The 2007 winner of London's Olivier Award for Best Musical, stars Courtney Hammond as the intelligent, self-assured and fashion conscious Elle Woods. For tickets and information, call 860-486-2113 and visit www.crt.uconn.edu.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2014
Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) will present Legally Blonde the Musical onstage at the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theater April 24-May 4. The 2007 winner of London's Olivier Award for Best Musical, stars Courtney Hammond as the intelligent, self-assured and fashion conscious Elle Woods. For tickets and information, call 860-486-2113 and visit www.crt.uconn.edu.