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by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2020
What happens when 1880 Western bandits are brought back to life in Azusa, CA by a space alien?Â SamÂ Shepard'sÂ The Unseen HandÂ joinsÂ Odyssey Theatre Ensemble'sÂ 50th AnniversaryÂ âCirca '69âÂ SeasonÂ of significant and adventurous plays that premiered around the time of the company's inception, coupled with Shepard's gritty and audaciousÂ Killer's Head.Â Longtime Shepard collaboratorÂ Darrell LarsonÂ directs both plays for aÂ Jan. 25Â opening at theÂ Odyssey TheatreÂ in West L.A., where performances will continue through March 8.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2019
Jack Stehlin's critically acclaimed The New American Theatre celebrates one year in its new home on Wilton Place in Hollywood with the world premiere of Boxing Lessons, a ferociously dark, savagely funny new comedy by John Bunzel (63 Trillion, Death of a Buick). Stehlin directs a top-flight cast for an April 26 opening on NAT's main stage in the company's newly refurbished space. Together, they put the capital "D" in family Dysfunction through June 2. Low-priced previews begin April 19.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2019
Classic Stage Company devotes the beginning of 2019 to the timeless emotional and social resonance of August Strindberg, with new productions of two acclaimed adaptations-Yael Farber's Mies Julie and Conor McPherson's new version of The Dance of Death-presented in repertory.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2018
Tony nominated theatre luminary Austin Pendleton directs and adapts a new stage version of Richard III, Shakespeare's greatest villain, in WARS OF THE ROSES: HENRY VI & RICHARD III, which begins performances August 1st at the 124 Bank Street Theatre. The play combines texts from William Shakespeare's Henry VI Part 3 and Richard III, to create a version, which has never been seen before. Produced by Ruth Stage, the production stars Pendleton as Henry VI and Matt de Rogatis as Richard III, while giving a fascinating take on one of history's most notorious villains. The opening is set for Saturday, August 4th at 7PM. WARS OF THE ROSES: HENRY VI & RICHARD III will play a limited engagement through August 19th. Tickets are $25, for tickets and further information visit www.proveavillain.com.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018
Red Bull TheaterÂ (Jesse Berger, Founder and Artistic Director | Jim Bredeson, Managing Director) presents the New York Premiere of David Ives'sÂ The Metromaniacs, adapted from Alexis Piron'sÂ La MetromanieÂ and directed by Michael Kahn openingÂ Sundayevening (7pm). Previews now!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2018
Jesse Berger (Founder and Artistic Director), Jim Bredeson (Managing Director), and the Board of Trustees ofÂ RedÂ BullÂ TheaterÂ held the Tenth AnnualÂ RUNNING OF THE RED BULLS BENEFITÂ last night, Monday March 26th, celebrating the company's 15th Season and honoring Ismenia Mendes, Charlayne Woodard, and The Fund for the City of New York with the 2018 Matador Awards for Excellence in Classical Theater. Proceeds from the evening will go to support all ofÂ RedÂ BullÂ Theater's programs, including the upcoming Off-Broadway premiere of David Ives'sÂ The Metromaniacs,Â directed by Michael Kahn.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017
Deliciously dark, relentlessly brutal, fiercely funny. Lizzy Kimball, Darrell Larson and Jeff LeBeau form three points of a treacherous triangle in Conor McPherson's new version of TheDance of Death by August Strindberg. Ron Sossi directs for a Sept. 23 opening at Odyssey Theatre Ensemble. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017
Porchlight Music TheatreÂ announces the Chicago premiere of the Broadway musicalÂ The Scottsboro Boys,Â February 3 - March 12, featuring music and lyrics byÂ John KanderÂ andÂ Fred Ebb, book byÂ DavidÂ Thompson,Â direction byÂ Samuel G. Roberson, Jr,Â music direction byÂ Doug PeckÂ and choreography byÂ Florence Walker-HarrisÂ withÂ Breon ArzellÂ as associate choreographer, at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. The performance schedule is Thursdays atÂ 7:30 p.m.,Â Fridays atÂ 8 p.m., Saturdays atÂ 4 and 8 p.m.Â and Sundays atÂ 2 p.m.Â There is an added matinee performanceÂ Thursday, March 2 at 1:30 p.m.Â NOTE: *There are noÂ ThursdayÂ 7:30 p.m.Â performancesÂ February 9 and March 2.Â Tickets for previews are $38 and for the regular run $45 - $51. Single tickets may be purchased at 773.327.5252 or atÂ PorchlightMusicTheatre.org.
by Roy Berko - Jan 22, 2016
The Canadian winds are whipping across Lake Erie! Yes, the snow is on the ground, the weather is miserable, but soon the cold winds will subside and many Clevelanders will start their trek to the land of the maple leaf and cross one of the many bridges in their treks north to Canada for wonderful theater.
by Walter McBride - May 13, 2015
Just yesterday, Sardi's Restaurant unveiled a new caricature for 2015 Tony nominee and star of The Audience, Helen Mirren. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the special celebration!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014
A Noise Within (ANW), the acclaimed classical repertory theatre company, continues its 2014-2015 REVOLUTIONary season with The Dance of Death by August Strindberg in a new adaptation by Irish playwright Conor McPherson, which opens this Saturday, October 18, and runs through Sunday, November 23, 2014. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014
Steppenwolf Theatre Company launches its 2014/15 Subscription Season with the Chicago premiere production of The Night Alive by celebrated playwright Conor McPherson. Henry Wishcamper directs a cast featuring ensemble members Francis Guinan and Tim Hopper with Helen Sadler, Dan Waller and M. Emmet Walsh. The world premiere of The Night Alive was produced at London's Donmar Warehouse in 2013. The Night Alive began previews September 18, 2014 (opening night is September 28; press performances are September 27 at 3pm and September 30 at 7:30pm) and runs through November 16, 2014 in Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theatre (1650 N Halsted St). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by Jennifer Broski - May 20, 2014
Just last night, Patti LuPone stepped back into the role that led to her Olivier Award, and being cast as the original Fantine in LES MISERABLES, in The Cradle Will Rock at 7pm at Broadway's Bernard Jacobs Theatre, 242 West 45th Street. The one-night concert of Marc Blitzstein's iconic work benefits The Acting Company, which LuPone founded alongside Kevin Kline, John Houseman and Margot Harley. Lonny Price served as musical director. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the special curtain call!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2014
The Dance of Death by August Strindberg, adapted by Conor McPherson, will be directed by Henry Wishcamper at Writers Theatre, April 1 through July 20, 2014. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2012
Red Bull Theater presents a rare revival of Ben Jonson's VOLPONE, or The Fox, for a strictly limited engagement beginning tomorrow, November 27th at the Lucille Lortel Theater (121 Christopher Street, between Bleecker and Hudson Streets). Get a first look at the production in the photos below!
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