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BWW INTERVIEWS: Alan Cumming Brings One-Man Show to Orange County, Sept. 26
by Michael L. Quintos - September 21, 2009

On September 26, 2009, Alan Cumming will be making his U.S. West Coast debut at the Orange County Performing Arts Center with his one-man cabaret ALAN CUMMING: I BOUGHT A BLUE CAR TODAY. The show earned rave reviews in New York, Sydney and London; now his unique musical stylings will be on display during two shows at the Samueli Theater. Last month, Cumming took a few moments to speak with BroadwayWorld's Michael Lawrence Quintos to talk about his solo concert in Orange County, his upcoming projects (including the much buzzed-about SPIDER-MAN musical), and his work as an equal rights advocate.
OCPAC Presents West Coast Premiere of Alan Cumming: I Bought a Blue Car Today
by Michael L. Quintos - September 17, 2009

Tony® Award, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award winner for his acclaimed portrayal of the Emcee in Broadway?s revival of CABARET at Studio 54, Alan Cumming will present the West Coast Premiere of his one-man show Alan Cumming: I Bought a Blue Car Today at the Orange County Performing Arts Center with two performances on September 26 at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. in Samueli Theater. Accompanied by his musical director, Lance Horne, Cumming will unleash his favorite tunes, belt out celebrated hits alongside little-known gems, whilst captivating his audience with poignant anecdotes from his colorful and fantastic past. It?s a musical journey peppered with material by Frank Sinatra, Dory Previn, Kander & Ebb and Cyndi Lauper, to name only a few.
NATHAN THE WISE Receives American Premiere, Starring Strathairn, At People's Light 9/16-10/11
by BWW News Desk - September 16, 2009

People's Light & Theatre Company kicks off their 35th Anniversary Season with the American Premiere of NATHAN THE WISE translated by Edward Kemp from the play by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing. NATHAN THE WISE runs from September 16 - October 11, 2009, on the Main Stage. Artistic Director Abigail Adams directs. People's Light & Theatre is located at 39 Conestoga Road, Malvern.
Alan Cumming Comes To Geffen Playhouse 9/29-10/6 With His One Man Cabaret Show
by BWW News Desk - September 14, 2009

Tony Award winner Alan Cumming brings his one-man cabaret show to the Geffen Playhouse for eight shows only from September 29 to October 6. Directly following critically acclaimed runs at the Sydney Opera House, Lincoln Center and the Vaudeville Theater on London's West End, Alan Cumming: I Bought a Blue Car Today is a fast-paced jaunt that intersperses witty banter, cheeky stories and show-stopping songs.
Rialto Chatter: SPIDER-MAN Tickets to Go On Sale October 31?
by BWW News Desk - September 14, 2009

The New York Times is reporting that tickets for Spider-Man will go on sale on October 31, 2009.
RIALTO CHATTER: Evan Rachel Wood's Rep Says She's Still Signed on for SPIDER-MAN
by BWW News Desk - September 12, 2009

This week's issue of Entertainment Weekly magazine checked in with the rep for Evan Rachel Wood, who previous rumors stated was let go as Mary Jane, along with other contracted performers from SPIDER-MAN when the show hit financial troubles. Wood's representative tells the magazine however that she is still on board and that she was never set loose. Co-star Alan Cumming's rep was 'unavailable for comment.'
SPRING AWAKENING Comes To Orange County Performing Arts Center 11/17-29
by BWW News Desk - September 10, 2009

Broadway's most talked about new musical and the biggest Tony Award-winner in years is coming to the Orange County Performing Arts Center.
Alan Cumming To Sign Copies Of His Debut Album 'BLUE CAR' At UK's Dress Circle 9/5, Tracklisting Revealed
by BWW News Desk - September 5, 2009

Dress Circle has announced that Alan Cumming will be at the theatre goods shop on Saturday 5th September at 1.00 to 2.00pm to sign copies of his dedut album I Bought A Blue Car Today.
RIALTO CHATTER: Riedel - Will Bono Swing In To Rescue SPIDER-MAN?
by BWW News Desk - September 2, 2009

Michael Riedel reports in his Broadway Matinee column in the The New York Post today that while 'SPIDER-MAN, Turn Off The Dark' may have hit a snag on the road to Broadway, a friendly 'superhero' is trying to 'swing' in to get things rolling again.
RIALTO CHATTER: Work To Resume On SPIDER-MAN's Hilton Home
by BWW News Desk - September 1, 2009

The New York Times reports today that 'modest construction work is expected to resume on Wednesday morning at Broadway's Hilton Theater to prepare for the new musical production 'SPIDER-MAN, Turn Off the Dark,' even though the ultimate fate of the show is still in limbo, three people involved with the production said this afternoon.'
Mozart's Die Zauberflote Returns to the Met 9/23
by BWW News Desk - September 1, 2009

Mozart's enchanting masterpiece, Die Zauberflöte ('The Magic Flute'), returns to the Met on September 23 in the acclaimed production by Julie Taymor, performed in its original German-language version.
Variety On Disney, Marvel And Stage 'SPIDER-MAN'
by BWW News Desk - September 1, 2009

Variety reports on the announcement yesterday of The Walt Disney Co. buying Marvel Entertainment Inc. for $4 billion in cash and stock. That move will now bring such iconic characters as Iron Man and Spider-Man into the family of Mickey Mouse, Goofy and WALL-E. They also highlight the subject of the upcoming Broadway musical 'SPIDER-MAN, Turn Off the Dark' and its web of confusion regarding its current status.
The Wall Street Journal On Spidey's 'Cursed' Hilton Home
by BWW News Desk - August 28, 2009

'SPIDER-MAN, Turn Off the Dark' is set to play at Broadway's Hilton Theatre, 213 West 42nd Street. The Wall Street Journal has an article on the slightly troubled history of the space today that is worth a read.
Alan Cumming To Sign Copies Of His Debut Album 'BLUE CAR' At UK's Dress Circle 9/5, Tracklisting Revealed
by BWW News Desk - August 26, 2009

Dress Circle has announced that Alan Cumming will be at the theatre goods shop on Saturday 5th September at 1.00 to 2.00pm to sign copies of his dedut album I Bought A Blue Car Today.
Bono and The Edge Talk 'SPIDER-MAN' to BBC Radio
by BWW News Desk - August 20, 2009

Directed by Tony Award-winner Julie Taymor with 22-time Grammy Award-winning Bono and The Edge creating new music and lyrics, SPIDER-MAN will be written by Julie Taymor and Glen Berger. Bono reveals to Irish Central how he came up with the title 'Turn off the Dark.'
RIALTO CHATTER: Wood Still '100% Committed' To 'SPIDER-MAN', Carney Rumored As Cast In Lead
by Rialto Chatter - August 19, 2009

The New York Post's Michael Riedel reported last week in his 'On Broadway' column in the The New York Post that 'SPIDER-MAN' had 'lost the girl' as actress Evan Rachel Wood's agents considered the project 'dead' and that 'she's available for other work.'
RIALTO CHATTER: Riedel Reports - Wood Swinging From 'SPIDER-MAN' As Chaos Reigns
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2009

The New York Post's Michael Riedel reports today in his 'On Broadway' column in the The New York Post that 'SPIDER-MAN' has 'lost the girl' as actress Evan Rachel Wood's agents consider the project 'dead' and that 'she's available for other work.'
STAGE TUBE: Julie Taymor Talks Shaping 'SPIDER-MAN'
by BroadwayWorld TV - August 10, 2009

Drawing from over 40 years of Marvel comic books for inspiration, SPIDER-MAN spins a new take on the mythic tale of a young man propelled from a modest rowhouse in Queens to the sky-scraping spire of the Chrysler Building, the bustling offices of the Daily Bugle, through the dizzying canyons of Manhattan, to new vistas never before seen.
Tickets On Sale Today For West Coast Premiere Of ALAN CUMMING: I BOUGHT A BLUE CAR TODAY At OCPAC, Begins 9/26
by BWW News Desk - August 10, 2009

Tony® Award, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award winner for his acclaimed portrayal of the Emcee in Broadway's revival of Cabaret at Studio 54, Alan Cumming will give the West Coast Premiere of his one-man show Alan Cumming: I Bought a Blue Car Today at the Orange County Performing Arts Center September 26 at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. in Samueli Theater.
NATHAN THE WISE Receives American Premiere, Starring Strathairn, At People's Light 9/16-10/11
by BWW News Desk - August 7, 2009

People's Light & Theatre Company kicks off their 35th Anniversary Season with the American Premiere of NATHAN THE WISE translated by Edward Kemp from the play by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing. NATHAN THE WISE runs from September 16 - October 11, 2009, on the Main Stage. Artistic Director Abigail Adams directs. People's Light & Theatre is located at 39 Conestoga Road, Malvern.
Off Center Series Presents West Coast Premiere of ALAN CUMMING: I BOUGHT A BLUE CAR TODAY on 9/26 in Samueli Theater
by BWW News Desk - August 5, 2009

Tony® Award, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award winner for his acclaimed portrayal of the Emcee in Broadway's revival of Cabaret at Studio 54, Alan Cumming will give the West Coast Premiere of his one-man show Alan Cumming: I Bought a Blue Car Today at the Orange County Performing Arts Center September 26 at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. in Samueli Theater.
Bono and The Edge Talk 'SPIDER-MAN' to Irish Central
by BWW News Desk - July 27, 2009

Directed by Tony Award-winner Julie Taymor with 22-time Grammy Award-winning Bono and The Edge creating new music and lyrics, SPIDER-MAN will be written by Julie Taymor and Glen Berger. Bono reveals to Irish Central how he came up with the title 'Turn off the Dark.'
'SPIDER-MAN' Star Evan Rachel Wood On Adam Lambert 'Talent Is Very Sexy'
by BWW News Desk - July 25, 2009

In an interview with Fox News film actress and 'SPIDER-MAN, Turn Off the Dark' star Evan Rachel Wood admitted she would totally go for 'Idol' runner-up Adam Lambert.
STAGE TUBE: Julie Taymor On Directing 'SPIDER-MAN, Turn Off the Dark'
by BroadwayWorld TV - July 19, 2009

Drawing from over 40 years of Marvel comic books for inspiration, SPIDER-MAN spins a new take on the mythic tale of a young man propelled from a modest rowhouse in Queens to the sky-scraping spire of the Chrysler Building, the bustling offices of the Daily Bugle, through the dizzying canyons of Manhattan, to new vistas never before seen.
Alan Cumming Brings One-Man Show To London
by Carrie Dunn - July 8, 2009

The Tony winner - and newly-created OBE - brings I Bought A Blue Car Today to the Vaudeville

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