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MCC's THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE, Starring Dave Thomas Brown, Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2015

Dave Thomas Brown, recently of Heathers: The Musical at New World Stages, leads a cast that also includes Wayne Duvall (O Brother Where Art Thou?, Leatherheads), Matt McGrath (Cabaret, Hedwig and the Angry Inch), Keith Nobbs (Lombardi, 'The Black Donnellys') and Afton C. Williamson ('Nashville,' 'Homeland'), in Matthew Lopez's THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE, the first production of MCC's 2015-16 Main Stage Season. THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE begins previews tonight, August 20, 2015 ahead of a September 9, 2015 opening night. (more...)

Arnie Burton and Matt McGrath to Lead Keen Company's LONELY PLANET
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Today Keen Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced that Steven Dietz's landmark play Lonely Planet would star Arnie Burton (The Government Inspector) and Matt McGrath (The Legend of Georgia McBride).  The design team will include Anshuman Bhatia (scenic), Jennifer Paar (costumes), Paul Hudson (lighting) and Bart Fasbender (sound).  (more...)

Ashlie Atkinson and Francisco Pryor Garat Join The New Group's STEVE; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2015

The New Group has announced complete casting for the world premiere of STEVE, a new play by Mark Gerrard.  Directed by Cynthia Nixon, this production features Ashlie Atkinson and Francisco Pryor Garat, and as announced, Mario Cantone, Jerry Dixon, Malcolm Gets and Matt McGrath. A limited Off-Broadway engagement plays November 3 - December 27 at The Pershing Square Signature Center (The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street), with Official Opening Night set for Wednesday, November 18. (more...)

Max Crumm & Lucy DeVito to Lead Romantic Comedy HOT MESS Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

HOT MESS, a romantic comedy by Dan Rothenberg (Suburban Boy; Regretrosexual) and Colleen Crabtree (The Tragic and Horrible Life of the Singing Nun, The Groundlings), and directed by Jonathan Silverstein (tick, tick...BOOM; John & Jen; The Temperamentals), will play The Jerry Orbach Theater at The Theater Center (1627 Broadway at 50th Street) beginning November 7th and opening on November 16th, it was announced today by producers Jay Alix and Una Jackman. (more...)

Keen Company's LONELY PLANET, Starring Arnie Burton and Matt McGrath, Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

Steven Dietz's landmark play Lonely Planet stars Arnie Burton (The Government Inspector) and Matt McGrath (The Legend of Georgia McBride) in a limited Off-Broadway engagement at The Clurman Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street), beginning tonight, October 3rd, and continuing through November 18th only, with opening night set for Thursday, October 19th. (more...)

LONELY PLANET, Starring Arnie Burton & Matt McGrath, Begins Tomorrow at Keen Company
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2017

A friendly reminder that performances for Steven Dietz's landmark play Lonely Planet, directed by Keen Artistic Director Jonathan Silverman (The Tempramentals) and starring Arnie Burton (The Government Inspector) and Matt McGrath (The Legend of Georgia McBride) begin tomorrow, Tuesday, October 3rd! (more...)

LONELY PLANET, Starring Arnie Burton & Matt McGrath, Opens Tonight at Keen Company
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

Steven Dietz's landmark play Lonely Planet, directed by Keen Artistic Director Jonathan Silverman (The Tempramentals) and starring Arnie Burton (The Government Inspector) and Matt McGrath (The Legend of Georgia McBride) opens tonight, October 19th, for a limited Off-Broadway engagement at The Clurman Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street), continuing through November 18th. (more...)

BWW Reviews: MURDER BALLAD at Actors' Playhouse
by Roger Martin - Oct 15, 2014

Six Inches From Sex on a Bar Top (more...)

Kathleen Turner to Star in 'RED HOT PATRIOT' at Berkeley Rep
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

This November, Berkeley Repertory Theatre rolls out the red carpet for two-time Tony and Oscar nominee Kathleen Turner for her Berkeley Rep debut in Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins (more...)

Romantic Comedy HOT MESS Begins Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

HOT MESS, a romantic comedy by Dan Rothenberg (Suburban Boy; Regretrosexual) and Colleen Crabtree (The Tragic and Horrible Life of the Singing Nun, The Groundlings), and directed by Jonathan Silverstein (tick, tick...BOOM; John & Jen; The Temperamentals), will play The Jerry Orbach Theater at The Theater Center (1627 Broadway at 50th Street) beginning tonight, November 7th, and opening on November 16th, it was announced today by producers Jay Alix and Una Jackman. (more...)

LONELY PLANET, Starring Arnie Burton & Matt McGrath, Enters Final Weeks Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2017

A friendly reminder that this month is your last chance to see Steven Dietz's landmark play Lonely Planet, directed by Keen Artistic Director Jonathan Silverman (The Tempramentals) and starring Arnie Burton (The Government Inspector) and Matt McGrath (The Legend of Georgia McBride). (more...)

The New Group's STEVE Begins Performances Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

The New Group presents the world premiere of STEVE, a new play by Mark Gerrard. Directed by Cynthia Nixon, this production features Ashlie Atkinson and Francisco Pryor Garat, and as announced, Mario Cantone, Jerry Dixon, Malcolm Gets and Matt McGrath. A limited Off-Broadway engagement plays tonight, November 3, through December 27 at The Pershing Square Signature Center (The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street), with Official Opening Night set for Wednesday, November 18. (more...)

Karen J. Hicks Announces Book Signing in Las Vegas, 11/15
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2014

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Author Karen J. Hicks announced today that she will be signing copies of her novel The Coming Woman at Books or Books in Las Vegas, NV on November 15, 2014 at 1:00PM. (more...)

Jessica Vosk, Matt Doyle and More to Join Chris Dwan for 'A POP STAR CHRISTMAS' at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Chris Dwan & Friends: A Pop Star Christmas. (more...)

The New Group's STEVE, Directed by Cynthia Nixon, Opens Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2015

The New Group presents the world premiere of STEVE, a new play by Mark Gerrard. Directed by Cynthia Nixon, this production features Ashlie Atkinson and Francisco Pryor Garat, and as announced, Mario Cantone, Jerry Dixon, Malcolm Gets and Matt McGrath. A limited Off-Broadway engagement plays now through December 27 at The Pershing Square Signature Center (The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street), with Official Opening Night set for tonight, November 18. (more...)

Romantic Comedy HOT MESS Opens Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

HOT MESS, a romantic comedy by Dan Rothenberg (Suburban Boy; Regretrosexual) and Colleen Crabtree (The Tragic and Horrible Life of the Singing Nun, The Groundlings), and directed by Jonathan Silverstein (tick, tick...BOOM; John & Jen; The Temperamentals), plays The Jerry Orbach Theater at The Theater Center (1627 Broadway at 50th Street) opening tonight, November 16th, it was announced today by producers Jay Alix and Una Jackman. (more...)

Karen J. Hicks Appears at Book Signing in Las Vegas Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2014

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Author Karen J. Hicks announced today that she will be signing copies of her novel The Coming Woman at Books or Books in Las Vegas, NV today, November 15, 2014 at 1:00PM. (more...)

'RED HOT PATRIOT', DEAD MAN'S CELL PHONE and More Set for Cape May Stage's 2015 Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

?Cape May Stage (CMS), Cape May's premiere professional not-for-profit Equity theatre, has announced its exciting 2015 Season. (more...)

Extraordinary Tales Set for November at 18th & Union
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017

18th & Union gives thanks in November for all of the artists who grace our stage. We'll host a festival of black queer solo performances, and then an evening with The Old Boy himself. We'll wrap up the month with a couple of female riffs on Shakespearean sources. Scroll down for details! (more...)

'RED HOT PATRIOT', DEAD MAN'S CELL PHONE and More Set for Cape May Stage's 2015 Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

?Cape May Stage (CMS), Cape May's premiere professional not-for-profit Equity theatre, has announced its exciting 2015 Season. (more...)

BWW Review: THE GIFT OF THE GAB, White Bear Theatre
by Gary Naylor - May 19, 2018

Great to see a comedy set amongst the dodgy types who frequent a 70s Brighton brilliantly conjured by set and costumes, but an overly episodic structure and predictable conclusion lets down what could be a super show. (more...)

David Hyde Pierce and Debra Monk to Star in LOVE LETTERS Benefit at George Street Playhouse, 6/3
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

George Street Playhouse and Artistic Director David Saint are pleased to present Tony and Emmy Award winners DAVID HYDE PIERCE and DEBRA MONK in A.R. Gurney's classic love story, Love Letters, on the New Brunswick stage for one night only Wednesday, June 3 at 8pm.  The modern classic two-hander will be helmed by GSP Artistic Director DAVID SAINT.  (more...)

Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2015, Spring Edition!
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 22, 2015

In the coming months, Broadway will welcome a fresh crop of productions- many of which will mark the Broadway debuts for a slew of talented actors. Whether they are fresh faces or established stars, these Broadway babies will soon take their very first bows on some of the grandest stages in the world. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at LATER LIFE Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2018

Preview performances have begun for A.R. Gurney's play Later Life starring Liam Craig, Barbara Garrick, Laurence Lau, and Jodie Markell, directed by Keen Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein.  Later Life will continue through Saturday April 14th, only, with opening night set for Wednesday March 14th.  The performance will run 90 minutes (including intermission). (more...)

Keen Company's LATER LIFE Opens Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2018

Opening Night is Wednesday March 14th for A.R. Gurney's play Later Life starring Liam Craig, Barbara Garrick, Laurence Lau, and Jodie Markell, directed by Keen Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein.  (more...)

New, Swashbuckling Adaptation of CYRANO to Play TheatreWorks This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2016

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley continues its 2015/2016 season with the Regional Premiere of the dazzling romance, CYRANO, a new sprightly adaptation by Michael Hollinger (Opus) and Aaron Posner (My Name is Asher Lev, The Chosen) of Edmond Rostand's classic Cyrano de Bergerac. (more...)

Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival Announces Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2018

???????Tennessee Williams knew the drama of waiting, both in his life and in his writing, making his plays richer, sadder, and more joyous. His insights into waiting inspire the theme of Wishful Thinking for the 13th Annual Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival. (more...)

BROADWAY SESSIONS Welcomes Cast Members from GIGI, FINDING NEVERLAND & More Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

Tonight, June 4th, Broadway Sessions welcomes Dawn Cantwell, Max Clayton, Chris Dwan and more. (more...)

David Hyde Pierce and Debra Monk Star in LOVE LETTERS Benefit Tonight at George Street Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2015

George Street Playhouse and Artistic Director David Saint are pleased to present Tony and Emmy Award winners DAVID HYDE PIERCE and DEBRA MONK in A.R. Gurney's classic love story, Love Letters, on the New Brunswick stage for one night only tonight, June 3 at 8pm. The modern classic two-hander will be helmed by GSP Artistic Director DAVID SAINT. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Cape Playhouse Presents SYLVIA By A.R. Gurney
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018

The Cape Playhouse very proudly presents, Sylvia, the acclaimed comedy by two-time Pulitzer Prize-nominee A.R. Gurney. Starring Playhouse favorite Jennifer Cody, Michele Pawk, John Dossett, and Stephen Derosa, and directed by Matt Lenz, Sylvia runs June 26-July 7, 2018. (more...)

Broadway Sessions to Welcome Cast Members from GIGI, FINDING NEVERLAND & More, 6/4
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2015

BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway guest each week. The show is created and hosted by Ben Cameron (Bway Wicked, Aida and Footloose) and features musical director Joshua Stephen Kartes on piano. This Thursday, June 4th, Broadway Sessions welcomes Dawn Cantwell, Max Clayton, Chris Dwan and more (more...)

Dave Thomas Brown, Afton C. Williamson & More to Lead MCC's THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2015

BroadwayWorld has learned that Dave Thomas Brown, recently of Heathers: The Musical at New World Stages, leads a cast that also includes Wayne Duvall (O Brother Where Art Thou?, Leatherheads), Matt McGrath (Cabaret, Hedwig and the Angry Inch), Keith Nobbs (Lombardi, 'The Black Donnellys') and Afton C. Williamson ('Nashville,' 'Homeland') will star in Matthew Lopez's The Legend of Georgia McBride, the first production of MCC's 2015-16 Main Stage Season. (more...)

Christian Conn Leads Michael Kahn-Helmed THE METROMANIACS at The Old Globe Beginning Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2016

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the West Coast premiere of THE METROMANIACS by supremely clever playwright David Ives (All in the Timing, Time Flies). This uproarious new 'translaptation' of a classic French farce, Alexis Piron's La Metromanie, will be directed by one of America's most renowned stage directors, Michael Kahn, presented in association with Shakespeare Theatre Company. (more...)

Liam Craig, Barbara Garrick, Laurence Lau, And Jodie Markell Star In Keen's LATER LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

Today Keen Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced that A.R. Gurney's play Later Life would star Liam Craig, Barbara Garrick, Laurence Lau, and Jodie Markell, directed by Mr. Silverstein. (more...)

CommunicationsMatch Partners with National Black Public Relations Society to Help Companies Find Diverse PR & Communications Agencies
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2018

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Hunter Foster and Jennifer Cody Lead Doggy Comedy SYLVIA, Opening Tonight at Geva Theatre Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Geva Theatre Center presents Sylvia, an adult urban comedy with a huge heart. Written by A. R. Gurney, Sylvia is directed by Mark Cuddy and will be performed in the Wilson Stage from tonight, January 10, to February 5. (more...)

Original Star Matt McGrath to Return for THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA McBRIDE at Geffen Playhouse; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

The Geffen Playhouse today announced that the cast for its West Coast Premiere production of Matthew Lopez's The Legend of Georgia McBride will feature Andrew Burnap as Casey, Matt McGrath as Miss Tracy Mills, Nija Okoro as Jo, Larry Powell as Rexy / Jason and Nick Searcy as Eddie. (more...)

Christian Conn and More Lead THE METROMANIACS, Beginning Tonight at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

The Old Globe presents the West Coast premiere of THE METROMANIACS by supremely clever playwright David Ives (All in the Timing, Time Flies). This uproarious new 'translaptation' of a classic French farce, Alexis Piron's La Metromanie, will be directed by one of America's most renowned stage directors, Michael Kahn, presented in association with Shakespeare Theatre Company. (more...)

JERRY SPRINGER - THE OPERA Extends Through April 1, Matt McGrath Takes Over Lead Role
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2018

Due to demand, The New Group has announced a three-week extension for Jerry Springer - The Opera, with Matt McGrath appearing as Jerry Springer beginning March 13.  Terrence Mann, currently appearing in the role of Jerry Springer, plays his final performance March 11 due to an existing commitment beyond that date. (more...)

Liam Craig, Barbara Garrick, Laurence Lau And Jodie Markell Star In Keen's 25th Anniversary Production Of A.R. Gurney's LATER LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2018

Performances will begin tomorrow, Tuesday February 27th, for A.R. Gurney's play Later Life starring Liam Craig, Barbara Garrick, Laurence Lau, and Jodie Markell, directed by Keen Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein.  (more...)

Hunter Foster and Jennifer Cody to Lead Doggy Comedy SYLVIA at Geva Theatre Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Geva Theatre Center presents Sylvia, an adult urban comedy with a huge heart. Written by A. R. Gurney, Sylvia is directed by Mark Cuddy and will be performed in the Wilson Stage from January 10 to February 5. (more...)

Christian Conn and More to Lead Michael Kahn-Helmed THE METROMANIACS at The Old Globe; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the West Coast premiere of THE METROMANIACS by supremely clever playwright David Ives (All in the Timing, Time Flies). This uproarious new 'translaptation' of a classic French farce, Alexis Piron's La Metromanie, will be directed by one of America's most renowned stage directors, Michael Kahn, presented in association with Shakespeare Theatre Company. (more...)

Tony Yazbeck, Will Blum & More Will Join Chris Dwan in WASTE OF SPACE at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Chris Dwan in 'Waste of Space' on Tuesday, September 6th 2016. With standout performances both on and off Broadway, Chris Dwan (Finding Neverland, The Old Boy, Harmony) makes his Feinstein's/54 Below and New York City solo concert debut. Conceived by Chris Dwan and Will Blum, the concert event is a cerebral exploration of self discovery and the power of the imagination through the eyes of a boy on a journey beyond the cosmos. Will Van Dyke (Kinky Boots, RENT) music directs with special guests Hannah Corneau (Evita, Daddy Long Legs, Harmony) and Angela Travino (From Here to Eternity, South Pacific). The evening will include a wide range of musical genres including original material by Chris Dwan and Ross Baum and music from Barry Manilow and Bruce Sussman's Harmony as well as the Off-Broadway musical Peter & I, with a highly anticipated performance by RANGE a cappella (Hamilton [in 7 minutes], Nickelodeon, Kelly Clarkson's Piece by Piece tour). Additional special guests include Tony Award nominee Tony Yazbeck (On The Town, Finding Neverland, Gypsy) Will Blum (School of Rock, The Book of Mormon) Will Taylor (BENT, A Chorus Line) and Max Chernin (Bright Star, Brooklynite). (more...)

'The Coming Woman: A Novel Based on the Life of the Infamous Feminist, Victoria Woodhull' Is Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Karen J. Hicks announced today that her latest novel The Coming Woman, published bySartoris Literary Group, is now available for sale onAmazonandBarnes & Noble. The Coming Womanis based on the life of feminist Victoria Woodhull, the first woman to run for U.S. President, 50 years before women could even vote! (more...)

MCC's THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE Begins Previews Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

Dave Thomas Brown, recently of Heathers: The Musical at New World Stages, leads a cast that also includes Wayne Duvall (O Brother Where Art Thou?, Leatherheads), Matt McGrath (Cabaret, Hedwig and the Angry Inch), Keith Nobbs (Lombardi, 'The Black Donnellys') and Afton C. Williamson ('Nashville,' 'Homeland'), in Matthew Lopez's THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE, the first production of MCC's 2015-16 Main Stage Season. THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE begins previews tonight, August 20, 2015 ahead of a September 9, 2015 opening night. (more...)

Works by Steven Dietz and A.R. Gurney to Headline Keen Company's 18th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Keen Company will present two plays celebrating A SEASON OF CONNECTION.  (more...)

New, Swashbuckling Adaptation of CYRANO to Play TheatreWorks This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley continues its 2015/2016 season with the Regional Premiere of the dazzling romance, CYRANO, a new sprightly adaptation by Michael Hollinger (Opus) and Aaron Posner (My Name is Asher Lev, The Chosen) of Edmond Rostand's classic Cyrano de Bergerac. (more...)

BWW Interview: KEVIN MORRIS, DRUMMER WITH DR. FEELGOOD
by Barry Lenny - Apr 20, 2018

Ray Smith speaks with Kevin Morris, the drummer with Dr. Feelgood. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 4/2/2015 - SKYLIGHT, LuPone Carries a TORCH, 'RIGHT NOW' and Lucille Lortel Noms!
by Jessica Showers - Apr 2, 2015

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: SKYLIGHT opens on Broadway, Patti LuPone returns to 54 Below, 'RIGHT NOW' opens off-Broadway, and the Lucille Lortel nominations will be unveiled today! (more...)

We're All Made of Stars! Meet the Full Cast of FINDING NEVERLAND, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 15, 2015

The new Broadway musical Finding Neverland, starring Matthew Morrison, Kelsey Grammer and Laura Michelle Kelly, began previews on March 15 and officially opens tonight, April 15, 2015 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the cast, plus watch interviews with the company! (more...)

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