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Our fall shaw is the 1986 Tony Award winning play by Herb Gardner. The play takes place in 1982 under a bridge in New York's Central Park. Two octogenarians, one white one black, meet regularly determined to fight off all attempts to put them out to pasture. Nat is a cantankerous Communist whose daughter is urging him into the old folk's home. Midge, an apartment superintendent, spends his days in the park hiding in the past and from his disgruntled tenants. The playwright was inspired while writing in Central Park. He saw two animated old men, one black and one white, alternating between sitting quietly and yelling at each other. Their strange friendship intrigued Gardner and he used it as the basis for the main characters, Nat and Midge. Iím Not Rappaport explores the realities of aging, surviving in an urban jungle, and finding a safe place in the world.



A Double Bill of New Plays Announced at SkyPilot Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

SkyPilot Theatre Company, long an incubator of new plays in the Los Angeles area, Jason Weissand Theatre of Arts will present the Los Angeles premiere of a double bill of two new works byLos Angeles playwrights ABSENCE MAKES THE HEART by Sean Abley and COMBYOUR HAIR (OR YOU'LL LOOK LIKE A SLAVE) by LeeLee Jackson, each a nationalfinalist (of four total) for the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival 2017 JohnCauble Short Play Award. (more...)

Cast, Creatives Complete for DEATH OF A SALESMAN at Ford's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Ford's Theatre Society announced full casting and the design team for Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman," directed by Stephen Rayne. (more...)

SkyPilot Theatre Company to Present Double Bill by Local Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

SkyPilot Theatre Company, long an incubator of new plays in the Los Angeles area, Jason Weiss and Theatre of Arts will present the Los Angeles premiere of a double bill of two new works by Los Angeles playwrights-ABSENCE MAKES THE HEART... by Sean Abley and COMB YOUR HAIR (OR YOU'LL LOOK LIKE A SLAVE) by LeeLee Jackson, each a national finalist (of four total) for the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival 2017 John Cauble Short Play Award. (more...)

John Lithgow to Bring the Magic of Storytelling to Broadway This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company, in association with Staci Levine, has announced the Broadway return of beloved stage and screen star John Lithgow in John Lithgow: Stories by Heart, directed by Daniel Sullivan. (more...)

Skypilot Theatre Company presents ABSENCE MAKES THE HEART.../ COMB YOUR HAIR (OR YOU'LL LOOK LIKE A SLAVE)
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

SkyPilot Theatre Company, long an incubator of new plays in the Los Angeles area, Jason Weissand Theatre of Arts will present the Los Angeles premiere of a double bill of two new works byLos Angeles playwrights ABSENCE MAKES THE HEART by Sean Abley and COMBYOUR HAIR (OR YOU'LL LOOK LIKE A SLAVE) by LeeLee Jackson, each a nationalfinalist (of four total) for the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival 2017 JohnCauble Short Play Award. (more...)

The Second City Mourns the Loss of Comedic Legend Shelley Berman
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

The Second City mourns the loss of comedic legend Shelley Berman at the age of 92 at his home in Bell Canyon, CA. (more...)

Comedian and Stage Star Shelley Berman Dies at 92
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that comedian and Broadway vet Shelley Berman died today, September 1, 2017, at his home in Bell Canyon, Calif., due to complications from Alzheimer's. He was 92 years old. (more...)

SkyPilot Theatre Company to Present Double Bill by Local Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

SkyPilot Theatre Company, long an incubator of new plays in the Los Angeles area, Jason Weiss and Theatre of Arts will present the Los Angeles premiere of a double bill of two new works by Los Angeles playwrights-ABSENCE MAKES THE HEART... by Sean Abley and COMB YOUR HAIR (OR YOU'LL LOOK LIKE A SLAVE) by LeeLee Jackson, each a national finalist (of four total) for the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival 2017 John Cauble Short Play Award. (more...)

Edward Watts to Go Green in 'THE GRINCH' at The Old Globe; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the Globe's 20th annual production of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas!* The holiday musical will run November 4 - December 24 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. (more...)

THE ENLIGHTENMENT OF MR. MOLE to Premiere at The Schoolhouse Theater
by BroadwayWorld JR - Oct 30, 2017

The Schoolhouse Theater will present the premiere of The Enlightenment of Mr. Mole, an adaptation of The Wind and the Willows, written and directed by Tony-award winner B.H. Barry, beginning November 9 and running through November 26, 2017. (more...)

Richard Thomas, Pamela Reed, Daisy Eagan and More to Lead THE HUMANS Tour at Seattle Rep This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2017

Producers Scott Rudin and Barry Diller just announced the cast and itinerary for the national tour of the most acclaimed American play in recent memory: The Humans. This November, The Humans kicks off its coast-to-coast national tour at Seattle Repertory Theatre before moving on to engagements in top markets across the United States. (more...)

THE ENLIGHTENMENT OF MR. MOLE Opens 11/9 At The Schoolhouse Theater & Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2017

The Schoolhouse Theater (Bram Lewis, Artistic Director; Lynne Darlington, Managing Director) to present the premiere of The Enlightenment of Mr. Mole, an adaptation of The Wind and the Willows, written and directed by Tony-award winner B.H. Barry. (more...)

Tony-Winning Play THE HUMANS to Bring Tour to San Francisco Next June
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

SHN today announced a special engagement of the most acclaimed American play in recent memory: The Humans, which will be coming to the SHN Orpheum Theatre in San Francisco from June 5 through 17, 2018. (more...)

Broadway Tour of THE HUMANS, Starring Richard Thomas, Daisy Eagan and More, to Stop in Minneapolis
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

Producers Scott Rudin and Barry Diller today announced the cast and itinerary for the national tour of the most acclaimed American play in recent memory: The Humans. The Humans plays the historic Orpheum Theatre (910 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis) for a limited one-week engagement Feb. 13-18, 2018 as part of the Bank of America Broadway on Hennepin Season. (more...)

Richard Thomas, Pamela Reed, Daisy Eagan and More Tapped for THE HUMANS National Tour; Dates Set!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

Producers Scott Rudin and Barry Diller today announced the cast and itinerary for the national tour of the most acclaimed American play in recent memory: The Humans. (more...)

Richard Thomas, Pamela Reed and Daisy Eagan to Star in THE HUMANS Tour in Chicago This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

Broadway In Chicago and Producers Scott Rudin and Barry Diller today announced the cast and itinerary for the national tour of the most acclaimed American play in recent memory: The Humans. The Humans plays Broadway In Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre for a limited two-week engagement Jan. 30 Feb. 11, 2018. (more...)

Yale Rep to Present Nambi E. Kelley's Stage Adaptation of NATIVE SON
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

Yale Repertory Theatre presents NATIVE SON, the critically acclaimed new play by Nambi E. Kelley adapted from the iconic American novel by Richard Wright, directed by Seret Scott, November 24 December 16 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street). Opening Night is Thursday, November 30. (more...)

THE ENLIGHTENMENT OF MR. MOLE to Premiere at The Schoolhouse Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2017

The Schoolhouse Theater will present the premiere of The Enlightenment of Mr. Mole, an adaptation of The Wind and the Willows, written and directed by Tony-award winner B.H. Barry, beginning November 9 and running through November 26, 2017. (more...)

Yale Rep to Present Nambi E. Kelley's Stage Adaptation of NATIVE SON
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017

Yale Repertory Theatre presents NATIVE SON, the critically acclaimed new play by Nambi E. Kelley adapted from the iconic American novel by Richard Wright, directed by Seret Scott, November 24 December 16 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street). Opening Night is Thursday, November 30. (more...)

THE HUMANS National Tour Launches Tonight in Seattle
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

The national tour of the most acclaimed American play in recent memory, The Humans, features Richard Thomas as Erik, Pamela Reed as Deirdre, Daisy Eagan as Brigid, Lauren Klein as Momo, Therese Plaehn as Aimee, and Luis Vega as Richard. The Humans kicks off its coast-to-coast national tour at Seattle Repertory Theatre tonight, November 17, before moving on to engagements in top markets across the United States. (more...)

Richard Thomas, Pamela Reed, Daisy Eagan and More to Lead THE HUMANS Tour at Seattle Rep This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

Producers Scott Rudin and Barry Diller just announced the cast and itinerary for the national tour of the most acclaimed American play in recent memory: The Humans. This November, The Humans kicks off its coast-to-coast national tour at Seattle Repertory Theatre before moving on to engagements in top markets across the United States. (more...)

Ben Vereen, The Muppets, Sondheim Unplugged and More Coming Up This Month at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

Next week, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

Carrie St. Louis, Laura Michelle Kelly, 54 SINGS BILLY JOEL and More Set for This Month at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017

This November, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

Dorset Theatre Festival Announces CRY IT OUT; I'M NOT RAPPAPORT Postponed To 2019
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2018

Dorset Theatre Festival, under the leadership of Artistic Director Dina Janis, Producing Director Will Rucker, and Executive Director Marissa Hutton, announced today that the 41st Season will begin with CRY IT OUT, by Molly Smith Metzler, directed by Marc Masterson. CRY IT OUT will begin performances June 21, 2018 at the Dorset Playhouse (104 Cheney Rd, Dorset, VT 05251), and will run through July 14, 2018. CRY IT OUT will occupy the slot for the previously announced production of Herb Gardner's I'm Not Rappaport starring Judd Hirsch, which has been postponed to Summer 2019 to allow Mr. Hirsch to recuperate from back surgery. (more...)

Dorset Theatre Festival Announces 2018 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2018

Dorset Theatre Festival, under the leadership of Artistic Director Dina Janis, Producing Director Will Rucker, and Executive Director Marissa Hutton, is proud to announce its 41st Season, featuring Herb Gardner's I'm Not Rappaport starring Judd Hirsch (June 21 - July 14); Skeleton Crew by Dominique Morisseau (July 19 - August 4); Pride and Prejudice from the novel by Jane Austen adapted by Kate Hamill (August 9 - 25); Holland Taylor's Ann starring Jayne Atkinson (August 29 - September 1); and Pipeline Series: Four New Works in Process (June 26, July 10, July 31, and August 12). All performances will take place at the Dorset Playhouse (104 Cheney Rd, Dorset, VT 05251). (more...)

Dorset Theatre Festival Announces 2018 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2018

???????Dorset Theatre Festival, under the leadership of Artistic Director Dina Janis, Producing Director Will Rucker, and Executive Director Marissa Hutton, is proud to announce its 41st Season, featuring Herb Gardner's I'm Not Rappaport starring Judd Hirsch (June 21 - July 14); Skeleton Crew by Dominique Morisseau (July 19 - August 4); Pride and Prejudice from the novel by Jane Austen adapted by Kate Hamill (August 9 - 25); Holland Taylor's Ann starring Jayne Atkinson (August 29 - September 1); and Pipeline Series: Four New Works in Process (June 26, July 10, July 31, and August 12). All performances will take place at the Dorset Playhouse (104 Cheney Rd, Dorset, VT 05251).   (more...)

Tony-Winning Play THE HUMANS to Bring Tour to San Francisco Next June
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

SHN today announced a special engagement of the most acclaimed American play in recent memory: The Humans, which will be coming to the SHN Orpheum Theatre in San Francisco from June 5 through 17, 2018. (more...)

THE CRUSADE OF CONNOR STEPHENS Starts Off-Broadway This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

The Crusade of Connor Stephens, a new play written and directed by Dewey Moss, will begin an open-ended run at Off-Broadway's Jerry Orbach Theater at The Theater Center on June 17, 2017. Opening night is scheduled for June 26. (more...)

Photo Flash: James Earl Jones, Amanda Plummer, and More Lead Reading of THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

The Acting Company presented its one-night-only benefit reading of The Night of the Iguana, Tennessee Williams' feverishly poetic 1961 drama, at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College (68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues), on Monday, June 11. (more...)

Barn Stage Company to Present the West Coast Regional Premiere of Road Dahl's JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

The Barn Stage Company in association with Temecula Presents present the West Coast Regional Premiere of James and the Giant Peach, based on Roald Dahl's beloved children's book, on the Old Town Temecula Community Theatre stage from August 17th to the 27th. (more...)

THE CRUSADE OF CONNOR STEPHENS to Close Next Weekend Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

The Crusade of Connor Stephens will play its final performance Off-Broadway on Sunday, August 6, 2017 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Lucas Coleman, David Landis to Lead The Barn Stage Company's JAMES & THE GIANT PEACH
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

The Barn Stage Company in association with Temecula Presents present the West Coast Regional Premiere of James and the Giant Peach, based on Roald Dahl's beloved children's book, on the Old Town Temecula Community Theatre stage from August 17th to the 27th. (more...)

Off-Broadway's THE CRUSADE OF CONNOR STEPHENS to Stream Live Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

The August 3, 2017 performance of the Off-Broadway production The Crusade of Connor Stephens will be live-streamed, allowing theater-lovers to experience the critically-acclaimed production from anywhere in the world. (more...)

The Broadwaysted Podcast Welcomes INDECENT Stars Mimi Lieber and Tom Nelis
by Broadwaysted - Jul 26, 2017

Don't worry--our two new #FriendsoftheShow aren't salacious or obscene. They're just INDECENT's Mimi Lieber and Tom Nelis! We're pouring out white wine and Gin and Tonics (not Seltzer, Kevin...Tonic!) while Mimi and Tom talk about INDECENT'S exciting Tony wins and the amazing move by Super Star Producer Daryl Roth to resurrect INDECENT beyond the initial closing date (you have until August 6th people, so GO!) (more...)

The Crusade of Connor Stephens Partners with Gays Against Guns NY and Moms Demand Action For Special Performance
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Off-Broadway's The Crusade of Connor Stephens is proud to partner with Gays Against Guns NY and Moms Demand Action for an illuminating night of theater and conversation. Discussion topics will include the importance of theater reflecting current headlines, the work that Gays Against Guns NY and Moms Demand Action are currently doing, and why The Crusade of Connor Stephens has relevance in today's society. (more...)

Photo Flash: Bryan Cranston Visits Off-Broadway's THE CRUSADE OF CONNOR STEPHENS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad, Network, All the Way) attended the July 15, 2017 performance of The Crusade of Connor Stephens, the new Off-Broadway play written and directed by Dewey Moss currently running at The Jerry Orbach Theater. Scroll down for photos of him with the company! (more...)

Thom Southerland to Direct First London Revival of THE WOMAN IN WHITE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Acclaimed rising star director Thom Southerland (Titanic, Grey Gardens, Grand Hotel) is to direct the first ever revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony and Olivier Award-nominated musical The Woman in White. (more...)

Maureen Lipman to Direct the World Stage Premiere of THE KNOWLEDGE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Acclaimed actress and writer Maureen Lipman is to direct the world stage premiere of Jack Rosenthal's The Knowledge. (more...)

Broadway/San Diego Severs Ties With Ben Vereen Following Sexual Assault Allegations
by Stephanie Wild - Jan 8, 2018

According to the San Diego Tribune, touring presenter Broadway/San Diego has announced that it will be severing ties with actor Ben Vereen, following allegations of sexual assault. As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Vereen was accused of sexual assault by multiple women during a production of Hair he directed in Florida in 2015. (more...)

Ben Vereen Accused of Sexual Assault During Production of HAIR
by Stephanie Wild - Jan 5, 2018

The Daily News is reporting that several actresses have accused Broadway veteran Ben Vereen of sexual assault during a production of Hair he directed in Florida in 2015. The women say that Vereen made physical advances such as unwanted kisses and hugs, as well as verbal abuse about the actresses' weight, sex appeal, and personal lives. (more...)

John Lithgow to Bring the Magic of Storytelling to Broadway This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

Roundabout Theatre Company, in association with Staci Levine, has announced the Broadway return of beloved stage and screen star John Lithgow in John Lithgow: Stories by Heart, directed by Daniel Sullivan. (more...)

Arena Stage Announces Full Cast for TWO TRAINS RUNNING
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the full company for August Wilson's quintessential epic drama Two Trains Running. Confronted with a rapidly changing world in the wake of the death of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the looming demolition of Memphis Lee's diner, Memphis and his regular customers struggle to maintain their solidarity and sense of pride. (more...)

Jack Willis Returns as President Lyndon Baines Johnson in THE GREAT SOCIETY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

Robert Schenkkan's The Great Society, the second half of the epic drama about President Lyndon Baines Johnson, makes its Washington, D.C. debut at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater, following the theater's critically acclaimed 2016 run of All the Way. Kyle Donnelly returns to Arena Stage to helm this political thrill ride that shines a bright, clear light on a pivotal moment in American history (New York Times). Chronicling LBJ's second term as he seeks to maintain his relationship with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and complete a raft of impossibly ambitious social policy projects, The Great Society runs February 2-March 11, 2018 on the Fichandler Stage. (more...)

B.H. Barry's THE ENLIGHTENMENT OF MR. MOLE to Play Sheen Center Starting Tonight
by BroadwayWorld JR - Dec 28, 2017

A perfect show for the whole family, The Enlightenment of Mr. Mole, an adaptation of The Wind in the Willows, written and directed by Tony-award winner B.H. Barry, beginning December 28 and running through December 31, 2017 will play in the Black Box Theater at The Sheen Center (18 Bleecker Street, NYC 10012). (more...)

JOHN LITHGOW: STORIES BY HEART Begins Previews Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company, in association with Staci Levine, has announced the Broadway return of beloved stage and screen star John Lithgow in John Lithgow: Stories by Heart, directed by Daniel Sullivan. (more...)

B.H. Barry's THE ENLIGHTENMENT OF MR. MOLE to Play Sheen Center This Month
by BroadwayWorld JR - Dec 12, 2017

A perfect show for the whole family, The Enlightenment of Mr. Mole, an adaptation of The Wind in the Willows, written and directed by Tony-award winner B.H. Barry, beginning December 28 and running through December 31, 2017 will play in the Black Box Theater at The Sheen Center (18 Bleecker Street, NYC 10012). (more...)

Off-Broadway's THE CRUSADE OF CONNOR STEPHENS Streams Live Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Tonight's performance of the Off-Broadway production The Crusade of Connor Stephens will be live-streamed, allowing theater-lovers to experience the critically-acclaimed production from anywhere in the world. (more...)

Cast, Creatives Complete for DEATH OF A SALESMAN at Ford's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Ford's Theatre Society announced full casting and the design team for Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman," directed by Stephen Rayne. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH at The Barn Stage Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

The Barn Stage Company in association with Temecula Presents present the West Coast Regional Premiere of James and the Giant Peach, based on Roald Dahl's beloved children's book, on the Old Town Temecula Community Theatre stage from August 17th to the 27th. Join The Barn Stage Company for this delightfully imaginative production, perfect for the whole family! (more...)

Lucas Coleman, David Landis to Lead The Barn Stage Company's JAMES & THE GIANT PEACH
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

The Barn Stage Company in association with Temecula Presents present the West Coast Regional Premiere of James and the Giant Peach, based on Roald Dahl's beloved children's book, on the Old Town Temecula Community Theatre stage from August 17th to the 27th. (more...)

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