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NJ Rep's ANGELS AND MINISTERS OF GRACE Opens Next Week
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 16, 2014

New Jersey Repertory Company, located at 179 Broadway in Long Branch, will present the World Premiere of Angels and Ministers of Grace by Elaine Smith on October 23 through November 23, 2014. A poignant and compelling story of a close-knit, yet eccentric family's struggle to overcome life's ups and downs, Angels and Ministers of Grace captures the struggles that confront families today throughout the heartland and urban centers of America, and reveals the forces that threaten to destroy the American dream.

Oracle Stages ROMULUS, Now thru 11/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2014

As a finale to their award-winning year of free theatre, Oracle Productions has announced the opening of ROMULUS by Friedrich Durrenmatt, adapted by Gore Vidal. Kasey Foster makes her directorial debut with Kevin Cox playing the title role in this absurd satire that uses loose history to comment on a complicated present. ROMULUS opens today, October 11, 2014, and runs through November 22, 2014, at Oracle Theatre (3809 N. Broadway in Chicago). Performances are Friday, Saturday and Monday nights at 8PM; Sundays at 7PM.

Oracle to Stage ROMULUS, 10/11-11/22
by Tyler Peterson - Sep 10, 2014

As a finale to their award-winning year of free theatre, Oracle Productions has announced the opening of ROMULUS by Friedrich Durrenmatt, adapted by Gore Vidal. Kasey Foster makes her directorial debut with Kevin Cox playing the title role in this absurd satire that uses loose history to comment on a complicated present. ROMULUS opens October 11, 2014, and runs through November 22, 2014, at Oracle Theatre (3809 N. Broadway in Chicago). Performances are Friday, Saturday and Monday nights at 8PM; Sundays at 7PM. Press are invited to attend on October 11 - or any night during the run.

Jack Cummings III to Direct THE MUSIC MAN Concert at Transport Group, 6/23
by Nicole Rosky - May 29, 2014

Following the sold out concert sensations Baby and Once Upon a Mattress, Transport Group Theatre Company proudly presents The Music Man in concert on Monday, June 23 at 8pm at the The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre in The Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 West 42nd Street. The evening will be directed by five-time Drama Desk nominee, Jack Cummings III. Casting will be announced at a later date.

Home for the Holidays - BWW Picks the Top 125+ Holiday Shows from Coast to Coast!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 16, 2013

This holiday season, BroadwayWorld brings you a look at some of our favorite shows playing across the country. Take a break from the hustle and bustle and treat your family to some of our theatrical favorites, now playing nationwide.

ROMULUS, THE JUNGLE & More Set for Oracle's Fourth Season at Public Access Theatre
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 10, 2013

Chicago loves Public Access Theatre, and Oracle is proud to announce the lineup for Season 4. Following the unprecedented success of 2013 that included 2 Jeff Awards recommendations and ticket requests beyond capacity, the Board of Directors, Staff and Company Members are preparing for an ambitious season that will increase the number of free seats available to the public by 30%. The lineup includes four mainstage plays from Oracle Theatre, a variety of filmmaker showcases and festivals from Oracle Film, magicians and puppets and experimental artists in Oracle B*Sides, and several episodes of vintage radio shows brought into retirement communities and hospitals through The Radio Movement. Oracle has its sights set on converting every Chicagoan into an art enthusiast, and the company invites everyone in the community to join them, free of charge, for an evening of one-of-a-kind entertainment.

Matthew Aucoin, David T. Little, & Joshua Schmidt Join Met Opera's Met/LCT New Works Program
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 9, 2013

The Metropolitan Opera has announced the addition of three new composers to its Met/LCT New Works Program. Matthew Aucoin, David T. Little, and Joshua Schmidt, three critically heralded young composers, have signed on to develop new operas through the program, which allows gifted composers and librettists to workshop new material for the opera and music theater stages, using the resources of the Met and Lincoln Center Theater. Nico Muhly's Two Boys, workshopped through the program, will have its North American premiere at the Met on October 21.

Photo Coverage: Kristin Davis, John Larroquette, and More Celebrate Gore Vidal
by Walter McBride - Aug 23, 2012

Friends and admirers from film, television and theatre presented selections of Vidal's famous works, as well as share personal remembrances and stories. Patricipants included: Susan Sarandon, John Larroquette, James Earl Jones, Alan Cumming, Christine Ebersole, and many more. BroadwayWorld was there for the celebration and we bring you full photo coverage of the star-studded arrivals below.

BWW TV Exclusive: Susan Sarandon, Alan Cumming, James Earl Jones, and More Remember Gore Vidal
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 23, 2012

Friends and admirers from film, television and theatre presented selections of Vidal's famous works, as well as share personal remembrances and stories. Patricipants included: Susan Sarandon, John Larroquette, James Earl Jones, Alan Cumming, Christine Ebersole, and mnay more. BroadwayWorld brings you exclusive highlights below!

Gore Vidal Biography Planned for 2015
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 22, 2012

According to the New York Times, Doubleday will soon publish a biography of recently deceased playwright Gore Vidal. Jay Parini, a friend of Vidal's for many years, will write the book, which is planned to be released in 2015.

Broadway to Dim Lights for Gore Vidal on Friday
by Kelsey Denette - Aug 1, 2012

The Broadway community mourns the loss of celebrated writer Gore Vidal, who passed away yesterday at age 86. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in his memory on Friday, August 3rd, at exactly 8:00 p.m. for one minute.

STAGE TUBE: Flashback - Gore Vidal on THE BEST MAN and More
by Kelsey Denette - Aug 1, 2012

Gore Vidal, the writer recognized as one of the foremost authors and essayists of the last several decades, passed away yesterday at 86 years old. Vidal is currently represented on Broadway by the star-studded revival of THE BEST MAN, which began a limited run on April 1, was twice extended, and will close on September 9. THE BEST MAN also saw a Broadway run in 2000, at which time Vidal appeared on Theater Talk - view the appearance below.

Acclaimed Playwright and Author Gore Vidal Passes Away at 86
by Kelsey Denette - Aug 1, 2012

Gore Vidal, the writer recognized as one of the foremost authors and essayists of the last seven decades, has passed away at 86 years of age, according to published reports.

Signature Theatre Announces New Book Club, Discussion Series & More
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 8, 2012

Signature Theatre has just introduced new supplemental programs which will allow more intimate and direct access to a playwright's vision and process. Just as the layout of The Pershing Square Signature Center encourages a dialogue between different plays and audiences, these supplemental programs invite theatregoers to go deeper into the world of a play, and the world of the artists behind it. The following three events are free of charge, and do not require a reservation.

Photo Flash: PETA's Filipino Adaptation of Shakespeare's KING LEAR
by Oliver Oliveros - Feb 14, 2012

Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA), together with the British Council and the National Commission for Culture and Arts, presents the first-ever Filipino adaptation of William Shakespeare's more renowned tragedy HARING LEAR(KING LEAR) at PETA Theatre Center until Sunday, March 4. National Artist for Literature Bienvenido Lumbera does the text adaptation and veteran theater director Nonon Padilla directs this production.

Eric McCormack Joins GORE VIDAL'S THE BEST MAN
by Robert Diamond - Nov 30, 2011

Emmy Award winner ERIC McCORMACK will return to Broadway as presidential contender Joseph Cantwell in the star-studded cast of the 2012 Broadway revival of Gore Vidal's THE BEST MAN. The role of Senator Cantwell was played by Cliff Robertson in the film adaptation and Chris Noth in the 2000 Broadway revival.

Derek McLane, Kenneth Posner, et al. Join Design Team of THE BEST MAN
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 28, 2011

Jeffrey Richards and Jerry Frankel have just announced the design team for the upcoming Broadway revival of Gore Vidal's THE BEST MAN. Tony and Drama Desk Award winning scenic designer DEREK McLANE (33 Variations, Anything Goes), Tony and Drama Desk Award winning lighting designer KENNETH POSNER (The Coast of Utopia, Part 2 - Shipwreck) and five-time Tony Award nominated costume designer ANN ROTH (The Book of Mormon) will design the play about power, ambition, political secrets, ruthlessness and the race for the presidency.

RIALTO CHATTER: Angela Lansbury to Star with James Earl Jones in THE BEST MAN on Broadway?
by Robert Diamond - May 12, 2011

James Earl Jones, who most recently starred as Hoke Colburn, the chauffeur in Driving Miss Daisy will return to Broadway in the role of the feisty, folksy and wily ex- U.S. President Arthur Hockstader in GORE VIDAL'S THE BEST MAN coming to Broadway in the spring of 2012. Reported first by Variety, he revealed last night while being honored with the Monte Cristo Award at Bridgewaters-South Street Seaport that starring alongside him will be five-time Tony Winner Angela Lansbury making her return to the stage after most recently appearing as Madame Armfeldt in A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC.

James Earl Jones Will Lead Gore Vidal's THE BEST MAN on Broadway in 2012
by Jessica Lewis - Feb 24, 2011

The New York Times reports today that following his stint in DRIVING MISS DAISY, James Earl Jones will be hanging around Broadway a bit longer, assuming the role of Arthur Hockstader in the revival of Gore Vidal's 'The Best Man.' The production is scheduled to open in the spring of 2012. Orphan's Home Cycle director Michael Wilson will helm the revival. The plot centers around chief executive Hockstader trying to decide which presidental nominees to support: William Russell and Joe Cantwell.

Gore Vidal's THE BEST MAN to Return to Broadway in 2012
by Robert Diamond - Feb 15, 2011

Producer Jeffrey Richards announced that returning to Broadway in 2012 will be GORE VIDAL'S THE BEST MAN.

'Weekend' by Gore Vidal at Timeline Theatre
by Steve Leary - Aug 24, 2008

TimeLine Theatre Company begins its 2008-2009 season with the Chicago premiere of 'Weekend' by Gore Vidal. The play, directed by Damon Kiely, runs August 23 through October 12.

Aurora Theatre Co To Open Season With 'Best Man'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2008

Just in time for the fall election, Berkeley's acclaimed Aurora Theatre Company opens its 17th season with Gore Vidal's fascinating political nail-biter THE BEST MAN.

Aurora Theatre Company Presents 'The Best Man' 8/22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2008

Just in time for the fall election, Berkeley's acclaimed Aurora Theatre Company opens its 17th season with Gore Vidal's fascinating political nail-biter THE BEST MAN.

Aurora Theatre Co To Open Season With 'Best Man'
by Faetra Petillo - Aug 10, 2008

Just in time for the fall election, Berkeley's acclaimed Aurora Theatre Company opens its 17th season with Gore Vidal's fascinating political nail-biter THE BEST MAN.

Aurora Theatre Company Presents 'The Best Man' 8/22
by Victoria Myers - Aug 8, 2008

Just in time for the fall election, Berkeley's acclaimed Aurora Theatre Company opens its 17th season with Gore Vidal's fascinating political nail-biter THE BEST MAN.

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