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JAKE'S WOMEN to Play MCCC's Kelsey Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Modern relationships have never been messier than for Jake, a novelist who finds more success in his career than his life. The award-winning Maurer Productions OnStage (MPO) presents Neil Simon's comedic classic 'Jake's Women' at Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre. (more...)

L.I.P. Service Theatre Company Presents Bernard Pomerance's THE ELEPHANT MAN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

L.I.P. Service is thrilled to announce their production of Bernard Pomerance's THE ELEPHANT MAN (with original cello composition by Josh Bradford), Directed by Shawn Gann and starring Jason Leyva, Pat Watson, and Sara Lovett; and, featuring *Bert Pigg, and Chris Messersmith. The performance will premiere at The Firehouse Theatre on September 29 at 8:00pm. It will run through October 15 today, Friday and Saturday evenings.  (more...)

L.I.P. Service Theatre Company to Stage THE ELEPHANT MAN This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

L.I.P. Service presents Bernard Pomerance's THE ELEPHANT MAN (with original cello composition by Josh Bradford), directed by Shawn Gann and starring Jason Leyva, Pat Watson, and Sara Lovett, with *Bert Pigg and Chris Messersmith. (more...)

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston Announces Cast & Creative Team for WARRIOR CLASS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston has announced the cast & creative team for its upcoming productionof WARRIOR CLASS by Kenneth Lin (writer, House of Cards), directed by Dawn M. Simmons. Performances are October 21 - November 13, 2016. (more...)

L.I.P. Service Theatre Company to Stage THE ELEPHANT MAN This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

L.I.P. Service presents Bernard Pomerance's THE ELEPHANT MAN (with original cello composition by Josh Bradford), directed by Shawn Gann and starring Jason Leyva, Pat Watson, and Sara Lovett, with *Bert Pigg and Chris Messersmith. (more...)

L.I.P. Service Theatre Company Presents Bernard Pomerance's THE ELEPHANT MAN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

L.I.P. Service is thrilled to announce their production of Bernard Pomerance's THE ELEPHANT MAN (with original cello composition by Josh Bradford), Directed by Shawn Gann and starring Jason Leyva, Pat Watson, and Sara Lovett; and, featuring *Bert Pigg, and Chris Messersmith. The performance will premiere at The Firehouse Theatre on September 29 at 8:00pm. It will run through October 15 on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings.  (more...)

Mira J. Spektor's LADY OF THE CASTLE Coming to Opera America & Scandinavia House
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

The Aviva Players will present Mira J. Spektor's Lady of The Castle, A Ghostly Post-Holocaust Chamber Opera, based on a true story & an Israeli play by Lea Goldberg. (more...)

JAKE'S WOMEN to Play MCCC's Kelsey Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Modern relationships have never been messier than for Jake, a novelist who finds more success in his career than his life. The award-winning Maurer Productions OnStage (MPO) presents Neil Simon's comedic classic 'Jake's Women' at Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre. (more...)

Square One Theatre's MASS APPEAL Opens at New Location
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2015

Mass Appeal, a two-character comedy-drama by Bill C. Davis, will open Square One Theatre's 26th Season at its NEW LOCATION on the stage of Stratford Academy at 719 Birdseye Street in Stratford, Connecticut. (more...)

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston Announces Cast & Creative Team for WARRIOR CLASS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston has announced the cast & creative team for its upcoming productionof WARRIOR CLASS by Kenneth Lin (writer, House of Cards), directed by Dawn M. Simmons. Performances are October 21 - November 13, 2016. (more...)

ALWAYS....PATSY CLINE, Opens At Dundalk Community Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Dundalk Community Theatre kicks off its 2016/2017 season with a musical tribute Always….Patsy Cline from October 28th - November 6th.  The season is then followed by "I Hate Hamlet" and "Shrek:  The Musical". DCT has something for everyone this year and the festivities are just around the corner. Individual tickets are $23 for adults, $20 for senior adults and $15 for students/DCT Actors/Children 12 and under.  Subscriptions are still available for a limited time. (more...)

Square One Theatre's Mass Appeal Opens This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

Square One Theatre's 26th Season takes place at its NEW LOCATION on the stage of Stratford Academy at 719 Birdseye Street in Stratford, Connecticut. Performances are Thursdays through Sundays beginning November 5 and continuing through November 22 (2015). (more...)

Nevada Conservatory Theatre's 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE Begins Tonight at Judy Bayley Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

An eclectic group of six mid-pubescents vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime in the hilarious musical The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. The Nevada Conservatory Theatre's production at the Judy Bayley Theatre finishes its run May 7-10 at the Judy Bayley Theatre. (more...)

BWW Reviews: JAKE'S WOMEN Are A Very Unusual Group Of Ladies
by Barry Lenny - May 3, 2015

In typical Neil Simon fashion, there is more to this play than mere superficial comedy. (more...)

Bergen County Players Presents STANDING ON CEREMONY THE GAY MARRIAGE PLAYS
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Bergen County Players (BCP) concludes its 84th season with a staged reading of Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays. Conceived by BCP alum Brian Shnipper and directed by Mark Rinis, this anthology of monologues and short plays began as a series of benefit events in Los Angeles, taking on a life of their own as an inspiring theatrical evening. The show will only run two nights, June 10 and 11 at the Little Firehouse Theatre, 298 Kinderkamack Road in Oradell. Tickets may be purchased online at www.bcplayers.org, by calling 201-261-4200 or by visiting the box office during regular box office hours.  (more...)

Cape Playhouse to Open 90th Anniversary Season with LAST OF THE RED HOT LOVERS
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

The historic Cape Playhouse's 90th season kicks off with one of Neil Simon's most irresistible comedies, Last of the Red Hot Lovers, starring Jennifer Cody and Daniel Pearce. Directed by Tim Threlfall, this classic comedy plays June 7 through 18.  (more...)

Galleon Theatre Group Presents Australian Premiere of SEX CELLS This May
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

Rarely does a playwright's first play become an instant hit, but when Anna Longaretti's poignant comedy Sex Cells was first presented in 2013 at the Riverside Studios, London, it left audiences laughing and crying in equal measure. The play also drew critical acclaim. Sex Cells is soon to have its Australian Premiere, when Adelaide's Galleon Theatre Group presents it at the Domain Theatre, Marion Cultural Centre. (more...)

Galleon Theatre Group Presents Australian Premiere of SEX CELLS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Rarely does a playwright's first play become an instant hit, but when Anna Longaretti's poignant comedy Sex Cells was first presented in 2013 at the Riverside Studios, London, it left audiences laughing and crying in equal measure. The play also drew critical acclaim. Sex Cells is soon to have its Australian Premiere, when Adelaide's Galleon Theatre Group presents it at the Domain Theatre, Marion Cultural Centre. (more...)

Maltby & Shire's New Musical Adaptation of THE COUNTRY WIFE Gets Reading at Red Bull Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Red Bull Theater today announced a very special Revelation Reading: for two nights only, on Sunday, June 18th and Monday June 19th at The Duke on 42nd Street (229 West 42nd Street, between 7th and 8th Avenues) Red Bull will present a concert reading of  THE COUNTRY WIFE, a new musical adapted from the play of the same name by William Wycherley by Richard Maltby Jr. with lyrics by Richard Maltby Jr. and music by David Shire, and direction by Mr. Maltby.  (more...)

Broadway to Dim Lights in Memory of Tony Winner Gene Saks Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2015

The Broadway community mourns the loss of acclaimed director and performer Gene Saks, who passed away on Saturday at age 93. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in his memory on Wednesday, April 1st, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. (more...)

Tony Award-Winner Gene Saks Has Died at Age 93
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2015

Tony Award-winner Gene Saks, famous for directing Neil Simon plays, died of pneumonia on Saturday in his home in East Hampton, NY. He was 93. (more...)

Writers Theatre presents THE MYSTERY OF LOVE & SEX
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, continues its 2016/17 season with The Mystery of Love & Sex written by Bathsheba Doran and directed by Marti Lyons. The production runs April 5 - July 2, 2017 in The Gillian Theatre, 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. The Press Opening is Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Broadwaysted Podcast Gets Five Cents of Advice from 'Little Known Facts' Host Ilana Levine
by Broadwaysted - Mar 14, 2017

'The Doctor is In' this week as we get Broadwaysted with actress and podcast buddy Ilana Levine! The crew is pouring out cider and red wine as we discuss our favorite kinds of apples and how cute it would be if a shark gave you a hickey. Ilana spills about her amazing experience with YOU'RE A GOOD MAN CHARLIE BROWN and the different ways she and her fellow cast members warmed up. (more...)

Arena Players Theater Presents JAKE'S WOMEN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

The Arena Players Repertory Theater will begin its 2017 Main Stage season with a Neil Simon comedy, Jake's Women, which opens Today, March 10, at 8:00 p.m. in the Carriage House Theater at the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport, N.Y. (more...)

Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park to Present Neil Simon's JAKE'S WOMEN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2016

The Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park presents the Neil Simon play, 'Jake's Women', from March 4-14, 2016. (more...)

Comedy OUT OF STERNO Opens Tonight at Gloucester Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2015

Gloucester Stage continues the 36th season of producing professional theatre on Cape Ann with Deborah Zoe Laufer's Out of Sterno opening tonight, June 25 and running through July 18 at 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA. (more...)

TREVOR the Musical Gearing Up for World Premiere at Chicago's Writers Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

As previously announced, Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, opens its 2017/18 season with the World Premiere of TREVOR the musical. (more...)

Comedy OUT OF STERNO to Open 6/25 at Gloucester Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

Gloucester Stage continues the 36th season of producing professional theatre on Cape Ann with Deborah Zoe Laufer's Out of Sterno opening on June 25 and running through July 18 at 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA. (more...)

North Carolina Theatre Conservatory presents OKLAHOMA!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

North Carolina Theatre Conservatory, NC Theatre's flagship training program offering professional instruction in acting, voice and dance for ages three to adult, is excited to bring to the stage their production of Oklahoma!, July 7-9, 2017, at the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in downtown Raleigh. The show will be produced by the students of NC Theatre Conservatory's Master Summer Theatre Arts School, NC Theatre's four-week summer camp with emphasis on pre-professional training of the highest caliber culminating in a full-scale musical production. Students range in age from middle school to rising college students. This production also features a "kids chorus" of elementary school aged children. (more...)

Andrea Burns, Bryan Terrell Clark, Lilli Cooper and More to Star in Concert Reading of Maltby & Shire's THE COUNTRY WIFE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Red Bull Theater today announced a very special Revelation Reading: for two nights only, on Sunday, June 18th and Monday June 19th at The Duke on 42nd Street (229 West 42nd Street, between 7th and 8th Avenues) Red Bull will present a concert reading of  THE COUNTRY WIFE, a new musical adapted from the play of the same name by William Wycherley by Richard Maltby Jr. with lyrics by Richard Maltby Jr. and music by David Shire, and direction by Mr. Maltby.   (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- featuring Alan Alda
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Jun 13, 2017

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway alum Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her new show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, 'Podcast Verite,' is unfiltered, raw, honest and uniquely funny. (more...)

Actors' Shakespeare Project Names Acting Co-Artistic Directors
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Actors' Shakespeare Project (ASP), the Somerville-based itinerant theater company, currently performing its 13th season, names Resident Acting Company members Maurice Emmanuel Parent and Paula Plum as interim co-artistic directors. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 1/28/2016 - SOJOURNERS, RED PAVILIONS and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jan 28, 2016

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: SOJOURNERS and 'RED PAVILIONS' open off-Broadway! (more...)

Sonoma Arts Live Launches New Winter Series with LOVE, LOSS AND WHAT I WORE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

Sonoma Arts Live announces a winter theater series beginning in January of 2016. In addition, for the first time since its beginnings in 2010 as the Sonoma Theater Alliance, the organization will become a theater company, acting as producer for all its shows, which are presented on the Rotary Stage in Andrews Hall. (more...)

Arena Players Theater Presents JAKE'S WOMEN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

The Arena Players Repertory Theater will begin its 2017 Main Stage season with a Neil Simon comedy, Jake's Women, which opens Friday, March 10, at 8:00 p.m. in the Carriage House Theater at the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport, N.Y. (more...)

Square One Theatre to Continue 26th Season with THE OUTGOING TIDE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2016

Square One Theatre continues its 26th Anniversary Season with The Outgoing Tide, by Bruce Graham. This new drama hums with dark humor and powerful emotion. Gunner, husband and father, has hatched an unorthodox plan to secure his family's future, but meets with resistance from his wife and son, who have plans of their own. 'Before the tide goes out' - the three must quickly find common ground and come to an understanding. (more...)

Bristol Riverside Theatre to Continue Season with Neil Simon's RUMORS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

Bristol Riverside Theatre continues the 2015-2016 Season with the Neil Simon farce Rumors, running March 22-April 17.  Directed by Keith Baker, the ensemble cast features Bruce Graham, Leonard Haas, Eleanor Handley, Valerie Leonard, Sean Thompson, Jo Twiss, Danny Vaccaro, Jessica Wagner, and Paul Weagraff. (more...)

Sonoma Arts Live to Launch New Winter Series with LOVE, LOSS AND WHAT I WORE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2015

Sonoma Arts Live announces a winter theater series beginning in January of 2016. In addition, for the first time since its beginnings in 2010 as the Sonoma Theater Alliance, the organization will become a theater company, acting as producer for all its shows, which are presented on the Rotary Stage in Andrews Hall. (more...)

TREVOR the Musical Gearing Up for World Premiere at Chicago's Writers Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

As previously announced, Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, opens its 2017/18 season with the World Premiere of TREVOR the musical. (more...)

WAT Project to Bring Matthew Greene's GREGORIAN to WalkerSpace
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

Working Artists Theatre Project presents GREGORIAN, a new play by Matthew Greene, running August 18 - September 2nd at Walker Space (46 Walker Street, between Broadway and Church). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Working Artists Theatre Project's GREGORIAN Celebrates Opening Night
by Jennifer Broski - Aug 23, 2016

Working Artists Theatre Project presents GREGORIAN, a new play by Matthew Greene, running through September 2nd at Walker Space (46 Walker Street, between Broadway and Church). BroadwayWorld brings you photos from opening night below! (more...)

THE CONFIDENTIAL MUSICAL THEATRE PROJECT to Return to Los Angeles, 8/31
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Come and experience the new theatrical concept that started in Toronto and has already expanded to six other cities before celebrating it's one year anniversary. Be in on the secret. (more...)

Spartan Theatre Company Presents JAKE'S WOMEN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2015

Spartan Theatre Company presents Neil Simon's Jake's Women. A struggling novelist handles the world in his much imagination much better than that pesky real one just outside his study, where the shadow of a failing marriage looms large. (more...)

Breaking News: Valerie Harper Replaced by Brenda Vaccaro in Ogunquit's NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2015

Academy Award nominated film star Brenda Vaccaro will step into the role of Millicent Winter in the production of Nice Work If You Can Get It now playing on the Ogunquit Playhouse stage through August 15. (more...)

Get Ready to Guffaw! Meet the Full Company of PRESENT LAUGHTER, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 5, 2017

Present Laughter, starring Academy Award- and two-time Tony Award-winner Kevin Kline in his triumphant return to Broadway, opens tonight, April 5th, at the St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street). Directed by Tony Award nominee Moritz von Stuelpnagel, Present Laughter will play through Sunday, July 2nd. Scroll down to learn more about the company and watch interviews with the cast! (more...)

Galleon Theatre Group Presents Australian Premiere of SEX CELLS This May
by Louisa Brady - Apr 3, 2016

Rarely does a playwright's first play become an instant hit, but when Anna Longaretti's poignant comedy Sex Cells was first presented in 2013 at the Riverside Studios, London, it left audiences laughing and crying in equal measure. The play also drew critical acclaim. Sex Cells is soon to have its Australian Premiere, when Adelaide's Galleon Theatre Group presents it at the Domain Theatre, Marion Cultural Centre. (more...)

THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Lost In Yonkers - A Salute To Gene Saks, 1921-2015
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 2, 2015

Today we celebrate the life of one of the most influential comedy directors in Broadway history. (more...)

First World Problems Productions to Bring SHAKESBEER to Orlando Fringe 2015
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

First World Problems Productions invites attendees of 2015's Orlando International Fringe Festival to an interactive, three-person adaptation of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. The free 30-minute performance will take place at The Thirsty Topher (1609 Alden Rd.) on Sunday, May 17 at 11:30 p.m.; Wednesday, May 20 at 11:30 p.m.; Friday, May 22 at 9:30 p.m.; and Saturday, May 23 at 12:00 a.m. (more...)

PRESENT LAUGHTER's Kate Burton Joins Faculty at USC School of Dramatic Arts
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Three-time Emmy and Tony Award nominee Kate Burton will be joining the faculty of the USC School of Dramatic Arts as professor and master artist, beginning in fall 2017. Burton, who is currently starring with Kevin Kline in the Broadway revival of Noel Coward's backstage comedy, Present Laughter, is recognized as one of the industry's most versatile actresses. (more...)

Broadway Dims Lights in Memory of Tony Winner Gene Saks This Evening
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2015

The Broadway community mourns the loss of acclaimed director and performer Gene Saks, who passed away on Saturday at age 93. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in his memory tonight, April 1st, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. (more...)

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