August 26, 2015
Harold Pinter's Old Times, directed by Douglas Hodge, is coming to Broadway as part of Roundabout's 50th anniversary season, starring Clive Owen,Eve Best and Kelly Reilly. The show will begin preview performances on Thursday, September 17, 2015, and open officially on Tuesday, October 6, 2015. This is a limited engagement through Sunday, November 29, 2015, on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre (227 West 42nd Street).Photo Coverage: Go Inside the Rehearsal Room for Broadway-Bound SPRING AWAKENING!
August 25, 2015
Deaf West's acclaimed production ofSteven SaterandDuncan Sheik'sSpring Awakening, directed byMichael Ardenand choreographed bySpencer Liff, began rehearsals earlier this month for its big Broadway transfer. The company invited BroadwayWorld inside the rehearsal room today for a sepcial sneak peek of 'Mama Who Bore Me,' 'The Bitch of Living,' and 'The Song of Purple Summer'. Check out photos from the special daybelow!Photo Coverage: Go Inside Opening Night of Signature Theatre's LOVE & MONEY
August 25, 2015
Signature Theatrepresents the world premiere ofA.R. Gurney's new play LOVE & MONEY, directed byMark Lamos. The production runs through October 4, 2015 in TheAlice GriffinJewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). This show is a co-production withWestport Country Playhouse.
August 21, 2015
Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) will present the world-premiere production of Ugly Lies the Bone by Lindsey Ferrentino, directed by Patricia McGregor, as part of the 50th Anniversary Season. The cast will feature Karron Graves (Kacie), Mamie Gummer (Jess), Caitlin O'Connell (Voice / Their Mom), Chris Stack (Stevie) and Haynes Thigpen(Kelvin). Roundabout welcomes back Mamie Gummer, who made her New York stage debut in Roundabout's 2005 production of Mr. Marmalade.Photo Coverage: Go Inside Opening Night of the New Group's MERCURY FUR
August 20, 2015
TheNew Grouppresents the Off-Broadway premiere ofPhilip Ridley'sMercury Fur, which launchedthe company's 2015-16 season last night, August 19, 2015 (previews began August 5). MERCURY FUR byPhilip Ridleyis directed byScott Elliott and runs at TheRomulus LinneyCourtyard Theatre (480 West 42nd Street).Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of LAUGH IT UP, STARE IT DOWN; Opens This September at Cherry Lane Theatre
August 18, 2015
Full casting has been announced for Laugh It Up, Stare It Down, a new play written by Alan Hruska (The Man on Her Mind, New House under Construction, Reunion) and directed by Chris Eigeman (known as a filmmaker for Turn The River and as an actor for roles in television's Gilmore Girls and the films Metropolitan, Barcelona, and The Last Days of Disco). Laugh It Up, Stare It Down will premiere at The Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street) beginning a limited engagement on August 26th with opening night set for September 9th.Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of Playwrights Horizons' THE CHRISTIANS
August 14, 2015
Playwrights Horizons and Center Theatre Group will present THE CHRISTIANS, the New York premiere of a new play by Lucas Hnath (A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney, Isaac's Eye, Death Tax). Directed by Obie Award winner Les Waters (Doris to Darlene at PH; the recent 10 Out of 12; In the Next Room, or the vibrator play; Big Love; eurydice), the play is the opening production of the theater company's 2015/2016 Season.Photo Coverage: CYMBELINE Cast Takes Opening Night Bows at Shakespeare in the Park!
August 11, 2015
The Public Theater presents Cymbeline, the second show of The Public's Free Shakespeare in the Park season at the Delacorte. Directed by Tony Award winnerDaniel Sullivan and featuring the previously announced Hamish Linklater as Posthumus Leonatus/Cloten and Lily Rabe as Imogen, Cymbeline runs through Sunday, August 23, and opened last night, August 10. The Public began the Free Shakespeare in the Park season with THE TEMPEST.Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of CYMBELINE in the Park!
August 11, 2015
The Public Theater presents Cymbeline, the second show of The Public's Free Shakespeare in the Park season at the Delacorte. Directed by Tony Award winnerDaniel Sullivan and featuring the previously announced Hamish Linklater as Posthumus Leonatus/Cloten and Lily Rabe as Imogen, Cymbeline runs through Sunday, August 23, and opened last night, August 10. The Public began the Free Shakespeare in the Park season with THE TEMPEST.Photo Coverage: Monty's Back! Bryce Pinkham Returns to A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER
July 29, 2015
A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER just welcomedback original Broadway cast member, Tony nominee Bryce Pinkham, to the 2014 Best Musical lastnight, July 28, as 'Monty Navarro'.Pinkham departed the production earlier this year, joining Elisabeth Moss and Jason Biggsin the short-lived Broadway revival of Wendy Wasserstein's THE HEIDI CHRONICLES.Photo Coverage: SOMETHING ROTTEN! Cast Celebrates 100 Performances on Broadway!
July 23, 2015
Just yesterday, the company of Broadway's Something Rotten celebrated 100 performances at the St. James Theatre with a special cake from Carlo's Bakery. BroadwayWorld was there for the special day and you can check out photos below!Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for BROADWAY STANDS UP FOR FREEDOM!
July 21, 2015
The New York Civil Liberties Union, the New York State affiliate of the ACLU, just welcomeda star-studded lineup for its annual benefit concert. 'Broadway Stands Up for Freedom,' a celebratory event in honor of the recent Supreme Court victory for the freedom to marry, boasted performances by some of Broadway's finest last night at the NYU Skirball Center for Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place).Photo Coverage: Cast of SOMETHING ROTTEN! Celebrates Album Release at Barnes & Noble
July 16, 2015
Ghostlight Recordscelebrated this week's physical CD release of theSomething Rotten! Original Broadway Cast Album with a special in-store performance and CD signing at Barnes & Noble today, July 16 at 4:00 PM. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big event earlier today - check out photos below!Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of Primary Stages' INFORMED CONSENT
July 16, 2015
Tina Benko(Broadway's Irena's Vow, Top Girls, The Real Thing)joinsPun Bandhu(Wit, The Judge),Jesse J. Perez(Recent Tragic Events, American Splendor),DeLanna Studi(August: Osage County, Edge of America), andMyra Lucretia Taylor(Nine, 'Girls') inPrimary StagesandEnsembleStudio Theatre/Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Project's upcoming production, Informed Consent. The New York City premiere by Deborah Zoe Laufer (End Days, Leveling Up) and directed by Obie winnerLiesl Tommy(Appropriate, The Good Negro) will play a limited engagement August 4 - September 13, 2015 atPrimary Stagesat The Duke on 42nd Street - a New 42nd Street project. Opening night is Tuesday, August 18 at 7PM.Photo Coverage: PENN & TELLER Celebrate a Magical Opening Night on Broadway!
July 13, 2015
Penn Jilletteand Teller make their long-awaited return to the Broadway stage this summer withPenn & TellerOn Broadway, now in performances at the Marquis Theatre (46th Street between Broadway and 8th). The production openedlast night, July 12 and will play a strictly limited six-week engagement through August 16. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the opening night curtain call and after party below!Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of PENN & TELLER ON BROADWAY
July 13, 2015
Penn Jillette and Teller make their long-awaited return to the Broadway stage this summer with Penn & Teller On Broadway, now in performances at the Marquis Theatre (46th Street between Broadway and 8th). The production opened last night, July 12 and will play a strictly limited six-week engagement through August 16. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the red carpet arrivals below!Photo Coverage: They've Still Got Rhythm! AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Celebrates 100 Performances
July 10, 2015
An American in Paris, which opened April 12, 205, at the Palace Theatre, just celebrated it's 100th performance. As if the night wasn't exciting enough, onelucky audience memberwascalled up on stage to join the cast to receive a free trip to Paris, France. Below, BroadwayWorld takes you behind the scenes of the special night with the cast!Photo Coverage: FUERZA BRUTA Celebrates 10th Global Anniversary!
July 10, 2015
Just last night, the cast ofFuerza Bruta celebrated the 10thGlobal Anniversary of the international theatrical sensationFuerza Bruta, including special DJ set byRob Garzaof Thievery Corporation, at the Daryl Roth Theatre (101 E. 15thStreet). BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the specialnight below!Photo Coverage: Go Inside the 2015 New York Musical Theatre Festival Preview!
July 2, 2015
Just yesterday, Justin Guarini hostedThe New York Musical Theatre Festival's Annual Press Conferenceat Urbo (11 Times Square, New York, NY 10036). As a part of the special presentation, cast members fromAcappella, Claudio Quest, Deep Love: A Ghostly Rock Opera, Manuel versus the Statue of Liberty, The Calico BuffaloandTonya & Nancy: The Rock Operaperformed excerpts from the productions. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the special day below!Photo Coverage: JERSEY BOYS Celebrates 4000 Performances on Broadway!
July 2, 2015
JERSEY BOYS opened on Broadway to critical acclaim on November 6, 2005 at theAugust WilsonTheatre and as of this week, has played over 4000 performances on Broadway!The show has been seen by over 20 million people worldwideand is currently playing in New York; Las Vegas; London; in cities across the U.S. on a National Tour and The Netherlands.