(2/21/2017) - Gary Barlow and Tim Firth's new British musical, The Girls, based on the true story, the film and the award-winning play by Tim Firth, Calendar Girls, opened in London's West End at the Phoenix Theatre. The West End premiere follows sold-out runs at the Grand Theatre Leeds and the Lowry Salford late 2015/early 2016. In the West End, the producers have made a commitment to there being no 'premium-rated' seats, no booking fees and reduced price previews.Photo Flash: THE SORROWS OF SATAN at Tristan Bates by BWW News Desk - UK Regional
(2/21/2017) - 'There is something for everyone in the upcoming classes at Brelby Theatre Company,' said Education Director John Perovich. 'I speak frequently with audience members, collaborative artists, and our company members about what classes we should be offering at the theatre. This spring, we have 4 exciting class offerings that focus on playwriting, acting, directing, and musical theatre,' he said.Photo Flash: First Look at Patio Playhouse Theater's BEAU JEST by BWW News Desk - San Diego
(2/20/2017) - In video-puppetry extravaganza STEVE OF TOMORROW, a couchsurfing time traveler Steve appears at a crammed apartment shared by sci-fi blogger Ralph and his partner Scott. Steve lands in the middle of a media frenzy surrounding a corporate-produced hurricane. What ensues is a split-screen dark comedy about miscommunication in the age of ever-present media and a democracy interrupted by a flurry of pop-up windows. Photo Flash: First Look at VENUS IN FUR, Opening Tonight at Circle Theatre by BWW News Desk - Chicago
(2/20/2017) - Dutch Kills Theater (In Quietness, The Sister) presents the World Premiere of LATTER DAYS by Ben Beckley. Directed by Jess Chayes, the production stars Tony Torn. Previews began February 13 at Theater 511 with opening slated for Friday, February 24. An Ars Nova Fling. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the stars onstage below!Photo Flash: First Look at THREE TALL WOMEN at The City Theatre by BWW News Desk - Austin
Mention Lin-Manuel Miranda and the musical sensation Hamilton comes to mind. If not, then, In the Heights, which had a run at Beck Center last year, is noted. Few know Miranda also wrote both the music and lyrics, along with Tom Kitt and Amanda Green for Bring It On: The Musical, with book by Jeff Whitty, which is loosely based on the 2000 film of the same name. The script centers on the competitive world of cheerleading, with side stories about bullying, teen angst and determining what's important in the world.Photo Flash: Amber Riley, Billie Piper & More At WhatsOnStage Awards by Marianka Swain - Broadway
(2/20/2017) - Great Lakes Theater (GLT), Cleveland's Classic Company, commences the second half its 2017-18 season with Frederick Knott's classic thriller, Wait Until Dark. The production will be performed in the company's intimate and audience-friendly home at the Hanna Theatre, Playhouse Square, February 17 - March 12, 2017. Joseph Hanreddy directs the production. Wait Until Dark is presented through special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC.Photo Flash: First Look at Gary Barlow and Tim Firth's New Musical THE GIRLS by BWW News Desk - UK / West End
(2/19/2017) - Circle X Theatre Co. is thrilled to announce the world premiere of a new play, LIANA AND BEN, written by Susan Rubin and directed by Mark Bringelson. LIANA AND BEN will preview on Thursday, February 16 & Friday, February 17 at 8pm and will open on Saturday, February 18 at 8pm and run through Saturday, March 26 at Atwater Village Theatre, 3269 Casitas Ave. in Los Angeles, 90039.Photo Flash: Alley Theatre Holds Second Annual New Play Festival by BWW News Desk - Houston
(2/19/2017) - Alley Theatre held its second annual new play festival - the 2017 Alley All New Festival from February 2-12- and a World Premiere of NSangou Njikam's Syncing Ink on February 8 2017. The festival included seven plays from playwrights including Robert Askins, Bekah Brunstetter and Rajiv Joseph. The festival also welcomed more than 40 artists, including Suzanne Vega, Faith Prince and Josie de Guzman.