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Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 1/21/2017
by - January 21, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 1/21/2017. (more...)


ONCE to Play South Bend Morris Performing Arts Center 3/3-4ONCE to Play South Bend Morris Performing Arts Center 3/3-4
January 20, 2017

Broadway Theatre League is proud to present ONCE, winner of eight Tony Awards® including Best Musical and winner of the 2013 Grammy Award® for Best Musical Theater Album. ONCE will play The Morris Per... (more...)


BROADWAY'S FUTURE SONGBOOK Series to Spotlight Songs of Michael Finke at NYPLBROADWAY'S FUTURE SONGBOOK Series to Spotlight Songs of Michael Finke at NYPL
January 20, 2017

Broadway's Future Songbook Series - presented by Arts and Artists of Tomorrow - continues its 26th season on Monday, January 30th in the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the ... (more...)


Photo Coverage: JITNEY Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway!Photo Coverage: JITNEY Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway!
by Walter McBride - January 20, 2017

The long-awaited Broadway debut of August Wilson's Jitney, directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson (The Piano Lesson, Seven Guitars, Gem of the Ocean), opened just last night at MTC's Samu... (more...)


Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Terrence McNally, Theresa Rebeck and More Respond to the 2016 Election with MORNING IN AMERICA at Primary StagesKristen Anderson-Lopez, Terrence McNally, Theresa Rebeck and More Respond to the 2016 Election with MORNING IN AMERICA at Primary Stages
January 20, 2017

Primary Stages has announced MORNING IN AMERICA, November 9, 9:00 AM - a series of one-minute monologues created by the Primary Stages community of playwrights in response to the 2016 election. (more...)


Ars Nova and WP Theater Present SUNDOWN, YELLOW MOONArs Nova and WP Theater Present SUNDOWN, YELLOW MOON
January 20, 2017

Ars Nova and WP Theater are pleased to present the world premiere of Sundown, Yellow Moon (February 28-April 1), a nighttime play, with songs, by Rachel Bonds, directed by Anne Kauffman (OBIE and Dram... (more...)


Photo Coverage: August Wilson's JITNEY Takes Broadway Bows At Last!Photo Coverage: August Wilson's JITNEY Takes Broadway Bows At Last!
by Walter McBride - January 20, 2017

The long-awaited Broadway debut of August Wilson's Jitney, directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson (The Piano Lesson, Seven Guitars, Gem of the Ocean), opened just last night at MTC's Samu... (more...)


Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 32 Annual Artios Awards!Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 32 Annual Artios Awards!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - January 20, 2017

Just yesterday, host Michael Urie was joined by Emmy® Award winners Danny DeVito, Sam Waterston and Margo Martingale, Tony® winner Jayne Houdyshell, and many more at the NYC Artios Awards. BroadwayWor... (more...)


Damian Lewis and Sophie Okonedo to be Joined by Jason Hughes and Archie Madekwe in THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA?Damian Lewis and Sophie Okonedo to be Joined by Jason Hughes and Archie Madekwe in THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA?
January 20, 2017

Full casting for Edward Albee's The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? is announced today. Joining Damian Lewis and Sophie Okonedo, who play husband and wife Martin and Stevie in Ian Rickson's production, will b... (more...)


Tomike Ogugua and Gina Femia Slated to Perform at THE UNAUGURATION at Bernie Wohl CenterTomike Ogugua and Gina Femia Slated to Perform at THE UNAUGURATION at Bernie Wohl Center
January 20, 2017

???????Tomike Ogugua, featured on the hit STARZ Network series POWER, will be performing I AM by writer/actor/director/producer Levy Lee Simon at The Unauguration, an evening of American voices, on Mo... (more...)


The Theatre at Boston Court Announces COLLECTIVE RAGE: A PLAY IN 5 BOOPSThe Theatre at Boston Court Announces COLLECTIVE RAGE: A PLAY IN 5 BOOPS
January 20, 2017

The Theatre @ Boston Court presents COLLECTIVE RAGE: A PLAY IN 5 BOOPS, A West Coast Premiere written by Jen Silverman and directed by Lindsay Allbaugh. Collective Rage is presented on the Main Stage ... (more...)


World Premiere of HOW TO USE A KNIFE at Unicorn TheatreWorld Premiere of HOW TO USE A KNIFE at Unicorn Theatre
January 20, 2017

Will Snider's How to Use a Knife is a world premiere play bursting with energy, secrets and suspense. It isn't easy running a busy restaurant kitchen in New York City, but it may be the last chance Ch... (more...)


BWW Review: August Wilson's Compelling JITNEY Finally Arrives On BroadwayBWW Review: August Wilson's Compelling JITNEY Finally Arrives On Broadway
by Michael Dale - January 20, 2017

When August Wilson's Jitney had its 1982 world premiere at Pittsburgh's Allegheny Repertory Theatre, there were no plans for it to serve as 1/10th of the greatest achievement in American drama. But by... (more...)


Photo Flash: BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSIAL Coming to The Arsht Center 2/14Photo Flash: BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSIAL Coming to The Arsht Center 2/14
January 19, 2017

The Tony® and Grammy® Award-winning Broadway hit Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter, will make its Miami premier... (more...)


More Broadway Villains Sign on for 'ICY HEARTS CLUB' at Feinstein's/54 BelowMore Broadway Villains Sign on for 'ICY HEARTS CLUB' at Feinstein's/54 Below
January 19, 2017

Natalie Joy Johnson (Kinky Boots, Legally Blonde), Kevin Smith Kirkwood (Kinky Boots; Classic Whitney: Alive!), Denis Lambert (Doctor Zhivago; A Chorus Line), Sharone Sayegh (The Band's Visit; Mamma M... (more...)


Sarah Rudinoff to Star in Lisa Kron's WELL at Seattle Repertory TheatreSarah Rudinoff to Star in Lisa Kron's WELL at Seattle Repertory Theatre
January 19, 2017

Why is it that some people stay sick while others become well? And how do we find the road to recovery? These questions are explored in the acclaimed comedy Well, coming to Seattle Repertory Theatre F... (more...)


Pianist Christopher O'Riley In Recital At Oakland UniversityPianist Christopher O'Riley In Recital At Oakland University
January 19, 2017

Pianist Christopher O'Riley, known for his exuberant performance style and bold, wide-ranging programs, will give a solo recital at Varner Recital Hall Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 3 PM as part of the ... (more...)


BWW Review: LIE, CHEAT AND GENUFLECT by Billy Van Zandt and Jane Milmore at the Carrollwood PlayersBWW Review: LIE, CHEAT AND GENUFLECT by Billy Van Zandt and Jane Milmore at the Carrollwood Players
by Peter Nason - January 19, 2017

It's like 'Some Like It Hot' meets 'Nuns on the Run!' (more...)


TOsketchfest Presents The Rumoli Brothers, Dance Animal, Flo & Joan and MoreTOsketchfest Presents The Rumoli Brothers, Dance Animal, Flo & Joan and More
January 18, 2017

The Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival (TOsketchfest) today announces the first wave of programming with highlights from the Festival Series. TOsketchfestwill host over 60 sketch comedy acts from across N... (more...)


Asolo Rep Announces Panelists for First IllumiNation Event of the 2016-17 SeasonAsolo Rep Announces Panelists for First IllumiNation Event of the 2016-17 Season
January 18, 2017

On Tuesday, January 24, Asolo Repertory Theatre kicks off the second season of its IllumiNation Series, connecting the social issues presented on stage with the local community. Each of the four event... (more...)


Jussie Smollett Added to Performance Lineup for Langston Hughes Celebration 1/1Jussie Smollett Added to Performance Lineup for Langston Hughes Celebration 1/1
January 18, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph St, presents a star-studded celebration for legendary American author, activist and thinker Langston Hughes' 115th birthday on Wednesday, February 1 at 8:00 p.m. ... (more...)


Casting Announced for the Midwest Premiere AMERICAN HWANGAPCasting Announced for the Midwest Premiere AMERICAN HWANGAP
January 18, 2017

Halcyon Theatre and A-Squared Theatre are proud to announce casting for the Midwest Premiere of Lloyd Suh's American Hwangap-led by Jeff Award-winner Joseph Anthony Foronda. Helen Young is set to dire... (more...)


Theo Croker, Matt Doyle, Toshi Reagon and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's PubTheo Croker, Matt Doyle, Toshi Reagon and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
January 18, 2017

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances from January 18-29, 2017. Scroll down for more information, and visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)


Pan Asian Rep's INCIDENT AT HIDDEN TEMPLE Playwright Talks Chinese-American Relations, Fake NewsPan Asian Rep's INCIDENT AT HIDDEN TEMPLE Playwright Talks Chinese-American Relations, Fake News
January 18, 2017

Tisa Chang, Founding Artistic Producing Director of PAN ASIAN REPERTORY THEATRE, opens up about Chinese-American relations as the company begins its 40th Milestone Anniversary Season. (more...)


San Francisco Opera Announces 2017-2018 SeasonSan Francisco Opera Announces 2017-2018 Season
January 18, 2017

San Francisco Opera General Director Matthew Shilvock and Music Director Nicola Luisotti today announced plans for the 2017-18 repertory season. The Company's 95th season will open Friday, September 8... (more...)







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