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NCR Kicks Off 30th Anniversary Season with LEND ME A TENOR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2011

North Coast Repertory Theatre Presents The Premiere Show of NCR's Thirtieth Anniversary Season LEND ME A TENOR by Ken Ludwig and directed by Matthew Wiener (more...)

NCR Kicks Off 30th Anniversary Season with LEND ME A TENOR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2011

North Coast Repertory Theatre Presents The Premiere Show of NCR's Thirtieth Anniversary Season LEND ME A TENOR by Ken Ludwig and directed by Matthew Wiener (more...)

New Series SUGAR SHOWDOWN Among Cooking Channel's October Highlights
by TV News Desk - Sep 3, 2015

October brings sweet surprises on Cooking Channel with the premiere of Sugar Showdown on Thursday, October 1st at 9:00pmET/6:00pmPT. (more...)

LULU AND THE BRONTOSAURUS and CINDERELLA: THE REMIX Debut in Imagination Stage's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2013

Reptiles, fairies, and giants abound in Imagination Stage's 2013-2014 season of professional theatre. Its upcoming season features two world premieres: Lulu and the Brontosaurus, a musical by local author Judith Viorst, and Cinderella: the Remix, the final play in Psalmayene 24's hip-hop trilogy. (more...)

Menier Chocolate Factory Opens European Premiere of THE LYONS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2013

The Menier Chocolate Factory presents the European premiere of The Lyons by Nicky Silver & directed by Mark Brokaw. (more...)

Sea Glass Theatre Presents Steven Breakoff's KVETCH, 9/17-10/16
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2011

LA's distinguished SeaGlass Theatre is delighted to present Steven Berkoff's Kvetch, a dark and decidedly adult comedy, September 17 - October 16, 2011 at the Whitefire Theatre in Sherman Oaks, CA. (more...)

SeaGlass Theatre to Present Steven Berkoff¬'s KVETCH, 9/17-10/16
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2011

LA's distinguished SeaGlass Theatre is delighted to present Steven Berkoff's, KVETCH a dark and decidedly adult comedy, September 17 - October 16, 2011 at the Whitefire Theatre in Sherman Oaks, CA. (more...)

The Ensemble Project at New Village Arts Continues With OF MICE AND MEN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2011

New Village Arts continues Season 11: THE ENSEMBLE PROJECT with one of the best American stories of all time: John Steinbeck's OF MICE AND MEN. Directed by Daren Scott, OF MICE AND MEN is the unforgettable story of George and Lennie: two migrant workers during the Great Depression who dream of a place they can call their own, joined by an ensemble of characters each searching for their own version of the American Dream. (more...)

David Goldyn Resigns From Rising Action Theatre
by Beau Higgins - Sep 12, 2011

David Goldyn founded Rising Action Theatre in 2006 with its critically acclaimed and financially successful shows at a dance club in Wilton Manors called Boom. They were Southern Baptist Sissies (which featured orignal board members Harriet Bensman and Vicky Keller) and The Last Hairdresser (which featured original board member Steve Woolett.) (more...)

Nicky Silver to Host SpeakEasy's PLACES, PLEASE Fall Benefit, 11/10
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

On Monday November 10, SpeakEasy Stage will proudly present "Places, Please!" an evening of song, sketches, and surprises to benefit the company. (more...)

Vineyard Theatre Announces 2nd Extension of THE LYONS Thru 11/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2011

Vineyard Theatre (108 E. 15 St.) is extending its world-premiere production of Nicky Silver's play THE LYONS a second time -- extending now through November 20 -- it has been announced by The Vineyard's Artistic Director Douglas Aibel and Co-Artistic Director Sarah Stern. (more...)

SeaGlass Theatre to Present Steven Berkoff¬'s KVETCH, Closes 10/16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2011

LA's distinguished SeaGlass Theatre is delighted to present Steven Berkoff's, KVETCH a dark and decidedly adult comedy, September 17 - October 16, 2011 at the Whitefire Theatre in Sherman Oaks, CA. (more...)

Sea Glass Theatre Presents Steven Breakoff's KVETCH, Closes 10/16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2011

LA's distinguished SeaGlass Theatre is delighted to present Steven Berkoff's Kvetch, a dark and decidedly adult comedy, closing October 16, 2011 at the Whitefire Theatre in Sherman Oaks, CA. (more...)

Vineyard Theatre's THE LYONS Extends Through November 11
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2011

Vineyard Theatre is extending its world-premiere production of Nicky Silver's play THE LYONS, starring Linda Lavin and Dick Latessa, through November 11, it has been announced by The Vineyard's Artistic Director Douglas Aibel and Co-Artistic Director Sarah Stern. (more...)

THE LYONS to Play Round House Theatre, 11/27-12/22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2013

Round House Theatre's 2013/14 season reaches its halfway point with the DC area premiere of Nicky Silver's The Lyons. John Vreeke directs this hit comedy, which runs November 27 thru December 22 at Round House Theatre Bethesda. Opening night is Monday, December 2, 2013. (more...)

THE LYONS Plays Round House Theatre, Now thru 12/22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2013

Round House Theatre's 2013/14 season reaches its halfway point with the DC area premiere of Nicky Silver's The Lyons. John Vreeke directs this hit comedy, which runs tonight, November 27 thru December 22 at Round House Theatre Bethesda. Opening night is Monday, December 2, 2013. (more...)

THE SANTALAND DIARIES Returns to NVA for the Third Year
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2011

New Village Arts continues its holiday tradition with Joe Mantello's adaptation of David Sedaris' highly acclaimed The Santaland Diaries, directed by Ensemble Member Samuel Sherman and starring NVA Ensemble and Actors Equity Member Daren Scott. The Santaland Diaries follows one out of work actor who decides to become a Macy's elf to pay the holiday bills. (more...)

Vineyard Theatre Announces 2nd Extension of THE LYONS Thru 11/20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2011

Vineyard Theatre (108 E. 15 St.) is extending its world-premiere production of Nicky Silver's play THE LYONS a second time -- extending now through November 20 -- it has been announced by The Vineyard's Artistic Director Douglas Aibel and Co-Artistic Director Sarah Stern. (more...)

Vineyard Theatre's THE LYONS Extends Through November 11
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2011

Vineyard Theatre is extending its world-premiere production of Nicky Silver's play THE LYONS, starring Linda Lavin and Dick Latessa, through November 11, it has been announced by The Vineyard's Artistic Director Douglas Aibel and Co-Artistic Director Sarah Stern. (more...)

AstonRep to Stage Chicago Premiere of THE LYONS This Fall
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

AstonRep Theatre Company is pleased to kick-off its 2015-16 season with the Chicago premiere of Nicky Silver's darkly humorous family drama THE LYONS, directed by Company Member Derek Bertelsen*, playing August 27 - September 27, 2015 at The Raven Theatre (West Stage), 6157 N. Clark St. in Chicago.  (more...)

Photo Flash: The Road Theatre Company presents THE LYONS
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2017

THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, present the fourth and final show of its 2016-2017 season, the Los Angeles premiere of THE LYONS, written by acclaimed playwright Nicky Silver and directed by Scott Alan Smith.  THE LYONS will begin previews on Sunday, May 7 at 2pm; will open on Friday, May 12 at 8pm and run through Saturday, July 1 at the Road Theatre on Lankershim, 5108 Lankershim Blvd. in North Hollywood. (more...)

THE LYONS, THE WOMEN OF LOCKERBIE and More Set for AstonRep's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2015

AstonRep Theatre Company is pleased to announce its full 2015-16 season, kicking off this fall with the Chicago premiere of Nicky Silver's darkly humorous family drama THE LYONS, directed by Company Member Derek Bertelsen.   (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of Broadway's THE LYONS!
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 28, 2012

THE LYONS debuted last fall at the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning Vineyard Theatre and now begins previews on April 5, with an official opening night set for April 23. THE LYONS comes to Broadway with its entire original cast: Linda Lavin and Dick Latessa along with Michael Esper, Kate Jennings Grant, Brenda Pressley and Gregory Wooddell. The Vineyard Theatre production of THE LYONS will be presented on Broadway by producer Kathleen K. Johnson. Mark Brokaw directs. The cast and creative team met the press today, March 28, and BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the big event below! (more...)

BWW TV: Chatting with the Cast of THE LYONS!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 28, 2012

THE LYONS debuted last fall at the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning Vineyard Theatre and now begins previews on April 5, with an official opening night set for April 23. THE LYONS comes to Broadway with its entire original cast: Linda Lavin and Dick Latessa along with Michael Esper, Kate Jennings Grant, Brenda Pressley and Gregory Wooddell. The Vineyard Theatre production of THE LYONS will be presented on Broadway by producer Kathleen K. Johnson. Mark Brokaw directs. The cast and creative team met the press today, March 28, and BroadwayWorld brings you interviews from the big event below! (more...)

Tickets Go on Sale Tomorrow for Nicky Silver's TOO MUCH SUN, Starring Linda Lavin
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

Tickets for Nicky Silver's newest work, TOO MUCH SUN starring Linda Lavin, will go on sale Tuesday, March 25 at 1pm. (more...)

THE LYONS Box Office Opens March 22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2012

The box office for the Cort Theatre (138 W. 48 St.) -- where Nicky Silver's comedy THE LYONS begins its Broadway run with a cast starring Tony winners Linda Lavin and Dick Latessa -- opens for window sales on Thursday, March 22 starting at 10 a.m. (more...)

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Actress Replaces Daisy Eagan in Off-Broadway's DADDY ISSUES
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2016

David Goldyn Productions presents the World Premiere of DADDY ISSUES, a new comedy by Marshall Goldberg. Directed by David Goldyn, previews begin March 31 at Davenport Theatre with opening night slated for April 7. The production will now star Kate Katcher, who debuted on Broadway in Fiddler on the Roof opposite Zero Mostel and repeated the role of Tzeitel with Herschel Bernardi, directed by Jerome Robbins. She also appeared in Wonderful Town with Lauren Bacall and Two for the Seesaw directed by Judith Ivey. Katcher replaces Daisy Eagan, who leaves the cast to star in Wit in North Carolina. (more...)

Cast Set for Broadway's THE LYONS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2012

Nicky Silver's play THE LYONS -- a critical and popular success when it debuted last fall at Vineyard Theatre -- will transfer to Broadway's Cort Theatre (138 W. 48 St.) with its entire original cast expected to be inteact, including the Tony Award-winning stars Linda Lavin and Dick Latessa, along with Kate Jennings Grant, Brenda Pressley and Gregory Wooddell. Michael Esper is in negotionations to return as well. The Vineyard Theatre production of THE LYONS will be presented on Broadway by producer Kathleen K. Johnson. Mark Brokaw directs. (more...)


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Road Theatre Co's THE LYONS Extends Through July 16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, are thrilled to announce that the fourth and final show of its 2016-2017 season, the critically-acclaimed, smash-hit, Los Angeles premiere of THE LYONS, written by acclaimed playwright Nicky Silver and directed by Scott Alan Smith is EXTENDING through SUNDAY, JULY 16 at the Road Theatre on Lankershim, 5108 Lankershim Blvd. in North Hollywood. (more...)

Linda Lavin, Michael Esper & Gregory Wooddell Lead THE LYONS at Vineyard this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2011

The Tony Award-winning actress Linda Lavin will head the cast of Nicky Silver's new play THE LYONS, to be given its world-premiere production Off-Broadway by the Vineyard Theatre. this fall with previews starting Wednesday, September 21, 2011 prior to its official opening night October 11, it has been announced by Douglas Aibel, artistic director of Vineyard Theatre. Mark Brokaw (HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE) will direct. (more...)

Carla Harting and Steven Lone to Star in ROZ & RAY at San Diego REP
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

San Diego Repertory Theatre (San Diego REP) has announced final casting for "Roz & Ray," the second offering of its 42nd season. (more...)

Tom Ellis Joins Chocolate Factory's THE LYONS, From Sept 2013
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2013

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AstonRep to Kick Off 2015-16 Season with THE LYONS This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

AstonRep Theatre Company is pleased to kick off its 2015-16 season with the Chicago premiere of Nicky Silver's darkly humorous family drama THE LYONS, directed by Company Member Derek Bertelsen*, playing August 27 - September 27, 2015 at The Raven Theatre (West Stage), 6157 N. Clark St. in Chicago. (more...)

The Menier Chocolate Factory Presents European Premiere of THE LYONS, Sept 19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2013

The Menier Chocolate Factory presents the European premiere of The Lyons by Nicky Silver & directed by Mark Brokaw. (more...)

TCG Books Publishes ONCE and THE LYONS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2013

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) has announced the publication of the new musical Once, with book by Enda Walsh and music and lyrics by Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová - and the publication of The Lyons, the vicious and hilarious new play by Nicky Silver. (more...)

New Comedy DADDY ISSUES to Open Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

David Goldyn Productions presents the World Premiere of DADDY ISSUES, a new comedy by Marshall Goldberg. Directed by David Goldyn, previews begin March 31 at Davenport Theatre with opening night slated for April 7. (more...)

Amphibian Stage Productions Announces Cast and Creative Team for NORTHSIDE HOLLOW
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Amphibian Stage Productions announces the cast and creative team for its first main stage play of the 2017 season, Northside Hollow by Jonathan Fielding and Brenda Withers. Starring Jim Jorgensen and Jordan Sobel, the play runs Friday, February 10 through Sunday, March 5 at the Berlene T. and Jarrell R. Milburn Theatre at Amphibian Stage Productions. Supporting artists include Stephanie Cleghorn Jasso and Jake Nice.  (more...)

Aurora Theatre Company to Present THE LYONS in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2014

Aurora Theatre Company continues its 23rd season with the Bay Area Premiere of Nicky Silver's (Pterodactyls, Raised in Captivity) scathingly funny Broadway hit THE LYONS. Tony-nominated director Barbara Damashek, who helmed Aurora Theatre Company's productions of American Buffalo, Fat Pig, and Private Jokes, Public Places, returns to direct THE LYONS, featuring Ellen Ratner (After the Revolution, Awake and Sing!), Will Marchetti (Knock Knock), Nicholas Pelczar (Dublin Carol, Marius), Jessica Bates (After the Revolution), Joe Estlack (Shotgun Players, Magic Theatre), and Edris Cooper-Anifowoshe (Brava Theater, TheatreWorks, Magic Theatre). THE LYONS plays January 30 through March 1 at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley. For tickets ($32-60) and information the public can call (510) 843-4822 or visit auroratheatre.org. For mature audiences. (more...)

Linda Lavin to Lead Nicky Silver's TOO MUCH SUN at Vineyard Theatre; Opens 5/20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2013

The Tony Award-winning actress Linda Lavin will return to the Vineyard Theatre (108 E. 15 St.) - where she created the role of Rita Lyons in Nicky Silver's acclaimed comedy THE LYONS in 2012 - in Mr. Silver's newest work, TOO MUCH SUN, with previews set to begin May 1, 2014 prior to an official opening on May 20. Mark Brokaw, who directed THE LYONS - including the play's recent celebrated debut in London - directs TOO MUCH SUN. (more...)

Pop Up Theater to Present PTERODACTYLS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

POP UP THEATER, INC. is thrilled to present the award-winning play, PTERODACTYLS, written by Nicky Silver (The Lyons), produced by Grafton Doyle and directed by Melanie Weisner (Becky Shaw). PTERODACTYLS will open on Friday, September 1 at 8pm and runs through Sunday, September 24 at The Commissary at The Culver Studios, 9336 Washington Blvd. in Culver City. (more...)

AstonRep Kicks Off 2015-16 Season with THE LYONS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

AstonRep Theatre Company is pleased to kick off its 2015-16 season with the Chicago premiere of Nicky Silver's darkly humorous family drama THE LYONS, directed by Company Member Derek Bertelsen*, playing tonight, August 27, through September 27, 2015 at The Raven Theatre (West Stage), 6157 N. Clark St. in Chicago. (more...)

AstonRep to Stage Chicago Premiere of THE LYONS This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

AstonRep Theatre Company is pleased to kick-off its 2015-16 season with the Chicago premiere of Nicky Silver's darkly humorous family drama THE LYONS, directed by Company Member Derek Bertelsen*, playing August 27 - September 27, 2015 at The Raven Theatre (West Stage), 6157 N. Clark St. in Chicago.  (more...)

NCR Kicks Off 30th Anniversary Season with LEND ME A TENOR
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2011

North Coast Repertory Theatre Presents The Premiere Show of NCR's Thirtieth Anniversary Season LEND ME A TENOR by Ken Ludwig and directed by Matthew Wiener (more...)

SeaGlass Theatre to Present Steven Berkoff¬'s KVETCH, 9/17-10/16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2011

LA's distinguished SeaGlass Theatre is delighted to present Steven Berkoff's, KVETCH a dark and decidedly adult comedy, September 17 - October 16, 2011 at the Whitefire Theatre in Sherman Oaks, CA. (more...)

Dick Latessa, Brenda Pressley, et al. Join Vinyard Theatre's THE LYONS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2011

Tony Award winner Dick Latessa and actresses Kate Jennings Grant and Brenda Pressley have joined the cast of Nicky Silver's play THE LYONS, being given its world-premiere this fall with previews beginning September 21 prior to an official opening night October 11 at Vineyard Theatre (108 E. 15 St.), it has been announced by Vineyard Theatre artistic director Douglas Aibel and co-artistic director Sarah Stern. (more...)

Isla Blair & Nicholas Day Complete Cast of THE LYONS at Menier Chocolate Factory
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2013

Isla Blair and Nicholas Day complete the cast for the European premiere of Nicky Silver's The Lyons at the Menier Chocolate Factory 19th September - 16th November. They will join Tom Ellis, Katy Secombe, Charlotte Randle and Ben Aldridge, as previously announced. (more...)

Kate Katcher Leads Off-Broadway's DADDY ISSUES, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

David Goldyn Productions presents the World Premiere of DADDY ISSUES, a new comedy by Marshall Goldberg. Directed by David Goldyn, the show opens tonight, April 7, at Davenport Theatre.  (more...)

The Road Theatre Company presents the Fourth and Final Show of its 2016-2017 Season!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, present the fourth and final show of its 2016-2017 season, the Los Angeles premiere of THE LYONS, written by acclaimed playwright Nicky Silver and directed by Scott Alan Smith.  THE LYONS will begin previews on Sunday, May 7 at 2pm; will open on Friday, May 12 at 8pm and run through Saturday, July 1 at the Road Theatre on Lankershim, 5108 Lankershim Blvd. in North Hollywood. (more...)

LULU AND THE BRONTOSAURUS and CINDERELLA: THE REMIX to Debut in Imagination Stage's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2013

Reptiles, fairies, and giants abound in Imagination Stage's 2013-2014 season of professional theatre. Its upcoming season features two world premieres: Lulu and the Brontosaurus, a musical by local author Judith Viorst, and Cinderella: the Remix, the final play in Psalmayene 24's hip-hop trilogy. (more...)

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