Contemporary Theatre News

Caroline Bowman, Sean MacLaughlin, Katie Thompson to Sing William Waldrop Tunes at the Met Room This SeptCaroline Bowman, Sean MacLaughlin, Katie Thompson to Sing William Waldrop Tunes at the Met Room This Sept
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

NYC composer, lyricist and pianist William Waldrop will make his Metropolitan Room debut on Sunday, September 20 at 9:30PM with a show entitled STILL, AND STILL MOVING: THE MUSIC OF WILLIAM WALDROP.Waldrop will be joined onstage by a starry lineup of singers who will perform his songs at the internationally acclaimed cabaret room. (more...)

Caroline Bowman, Sean MacLauglin & More to Perform Songs of William Waldrop at Metropolitan Room, 9/20Caroline Bowman, Sean MacLauglin & More to Perform Songs of William Waldrop at Metropolitan Room, 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

NYC composer, lyricist and pianist William Waldrop will make his Metropolitan Room debut on Sunday, September 20 at 9:30PM with a show entitled "Still, And Still Moving: The Music of William Waldrop." Waldrop will be joined onstage by a starry lineup of singers who will perform his songs at the internationally acclaimed cabaret room. (more...)

Laura Griffith Will Star in Maltby & Shire's WATERFALL at 5th Avenue TheatreLaura Griffith Will Star in Maltby & Shire's WATERFALL at 5th Avenue Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

Rehearsals start this week at The 5th Avenue Theatre for the sweeping new musical, Waterfall, featuring Laura Griffith (Broadway: Sweet Smell of Success, The Light in the Piazza), Thom Sesma (Broadway: The Times They are A-Changin', Man of La Mancha), J. Elaine Marcos (Broadway: Annie, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), and Thai pop superstar Bie Sukrit. This epic new Broadway-bound musical love story features a distinguished international creative team and a cast of 20. Seattle is the second of two locales where this unique and exciting musical is being developed after completing a popular and critically successful run at the Pasadena Playhouse in June. (more...)

ACT to Stage World Premiere of BLOOMSDAYACT to Stage World Premiere of BLOOMSDAY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2015

ACT - A Contemporary Theatre is proud to present the world premiere of Bloomsday by Steven Dietz. Set against the backdrop of James Joyce's masterwork, Ulysses, an American man searches for the Irish woman who first captured his heart 30 years earlier while leading a "Bloomsday" walking tour in Dublin. We meet the couple at different points of their lives, as their younger and present selves. Told with humor, wit and heartache, this buoyant and moving new play commissioned by ACT brings the power and importance of living in the present to the light. (more...)

Nashville Rep Announces 2015-16 Ingram New Works Lab PlaywrightsNashville Rep Announces 2015-16 Ingram New Works Lab Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

Nashville Repertory Theatre is proud to announce its Ingram New Works Lab Playwrights for the 2015-16 season. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey to Stage Bill Cain's EQUIVOCATIONShakespeare Theatre of New Jersey to Stage Bill Cain's EQUIVOCATION
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

Next up on the Main Stage,The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jerseywill present the New Jersey premiere ofBill Cain'sEquivocation.When the Bard and his troupe of players receive a royal commission to dramatize the events surrounding the infamous Gunpowder Plot, the artist must confront the demons of his past, his present, and his obligations to the truth and artistic integrity.Equivocationwas described inVarietyas "one of the most bracingly intelligent, sizzlingly theatrical American plays in a decade." (more...)

Contemporary Theater Company's BUYER AND CELLAR to Run 9/11-20Contemporary Theater Company's BUYER AND CELLAR to Run 9/11-20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

What would you do if you had a fortune and a mansion full of beautiful things? Barbra Streisand built a mall of make-believe shops in her basement to hold her memorabilia. This whimsical reality led playwright Jonathan Tolins to write the charming play Buyer and Cellar, playing at the Contemporary Theater Company September 11 - 20. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2015 - BWW Reviews: UNDERMINED, Greenside at Royal Terrace, August 22 2015EDINBURGH 2015 - BWW Reviews: UNDERMINED, Greenside at Royal Terrace, August 22 2015
by Amy Hanson - Aug 24, 2015

2015 marks the thirtieth anniversary of the end of 1984/5 miners' strike, an event that has left a huge social legacy and provided a rich seam of material for many artistic works since, including both the film and musical versions of Billy Elliot, and Matthew Warchus' wonderful 2014 hit Pride. It's fair to say that Undermined has big boots to fill, but it certainly manages to stand tall in them. (more...)

BLOOMSDAY, MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY and More Set for ACT's 2015 SeasonBLOOMSDAY, MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY and More Set for ACT's 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

A Contemporary Theatre announces a wide range of dynamic shows to close out its 50th year. (more...)

London Theatre Company to Take Up Residence in New Theatre at Tower BridgeLondon Theatre Company to Take Up Residence in New Theatre at Tower Bridge
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

Situated at the heart of Berkeley Homes' landmark One Tower Bridge development, the venue will be the flagship theatre for the London Theatre Company, the new independent producing company founded by Nicholas Hytner and Nick Starr, following their departure from the National Theatre after 12 years. (more...)

Canada Water Culture Space Program Releases Autumn Schedule of EventsCanada Water Culture Space Program Releases Autumn Schedule of Events
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

The Canada Water Culture Space autumn 2015 programme features an exciting mix of comedy, contemporary theatre, dance and music - programmed by the Albany in partnership with Southwark Council. Highlights include contemporary theatre fromPilot TheatrewithOutsiders- an adaptation of Camus' classicL'etranger- and154 Collective's chilling and atmosphericUnder the Bed.Jay Phelpsand an all-star band inProjections of: Milesand sharp folk-rock fromThe Rails. (more...)

West End to Build New Theatre at Tower BridgeWest End to Build New Theatre at Tower Bridge
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

Today (Thursday 20 August 2015) plans are announced for a new 900-seat theatre at Tower Bridge. Situated at the heart ofBerkeley Homes' landmarkOne Tower Bridgedevelopment, the venue will be the flagship theatre for theLondon Theatre Company, the new independent producing company founded byNicholas HytnerandNick Starr, following their departure from the National Theatre after 12 years. (more...)

Nashville Rep to Open Season with RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN Next MonthNashville Rep to Open Season with RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

Nashville Repertory Theatre opens its 2015-16 season with the Pultizer Prize-nominated contemporary play Rapture, Blister, Burn, running September 3-19, 2015 in Johnson Theater at Tennessee Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Stephen Sondheim & More to be Honored at Carl Sandburg Literary AwardsStephen Sondheim & More to be Honored at Carl Sandburg Literary Awards
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

The Chicago Public Library Foundation and the Chicago Public Library have announced that the 16th annual Carl Sandburg Literary Award will be presented to legendary composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim. Universally heralded for his immense contributions to musical theater in a career spanning more than 50 years, Sondheim will be honored at the Carl Sandburg Literary Awards Dinner Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at The Forum (725 W. Roosevelt Road) on the campus of the University of Illinois at Chicago. (more...)

FST Welcomes Two Senior Staff MembersFST Welcomes Two Senior Staff Members
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2015

Florida Studio Theatre is pleased to announce the appointment of two senior staff positions. Jim Sorensen takes on the role of Associate Managing Director and Caroline Kaiser joins the staff as the Director of Children's Theatre. This exciting staff expansion is in direct response to the tremendous growth seen at FST in the last few years. Now reaching over 200,000 people a year, FST warmly welcomes both of these theatre professionals aboard the staff. (more...)

UK's AMERICAN IDIOT Will Extend into November 2015UK's AMERICAN IDIOT Will Extend into November 2015
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

Following on from its hugely successful opening in July and due to popular demand, the critically acclaimed production ofGreen Day's explosive award-winning Broadway musicalAmerican Idiotwill be extending its run at The Arts Theatre, Leicester Square and is now booking until22 November 2015. (more...)

Nashville Rep to Open Season with RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN, 9/3-19Nashville Rep to Open Season with RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN, 9/3-19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2015

Nashville Repertory Theatre opens its 2015-16 season with the Pultizer Prize-nominated contemporary play Rapture, Blister, Burn, running September 3-19, 2015 in Johnson Theater at Tennessee Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Sydney Festival to Launch 40th Anniversary Year with Desdemona, WoyzeckSydney Festival to Launch 40th Anniversary Year with Desdemona, Woyzeck
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2015

Sydney Festival launches its 40th anniversary year with two great works of art; a special October season of Desdemona based on Shakespeare's Othello, and Festival theatre highlight Woyzeck - a stage adaptation of Georg Buchner's eponymous play by American musicians Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan, and acclaimed theatre director Robert Wilson. (more...)

OH THE HUMANITY Set for Vancouver Fringe Festival, 9/11-16OH THE HUMANITY Set for Vancouver Fringe Festival, 9/11-16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2015

Staircase Theatre presents the re-imagining of their wildly successful 2010 hit, Oh The Humanity (and other good intentions), directed by Brian Cochrane, featuring Maryanne Renzetti, Brad Duffy and Tom Pickett, Stage Managed by Lois Dawson with Lighting and Sound Design by Stephen Bulat. (more...)

Sydney Festival to Launch 40th Anniversary Year with DESDEMONA and WOYZECKSydney Festival to Launch 40th Anniversary Year with DESDEMONA and WOYZECK
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2015

Sydney Festival launches its 40th anniversary year with two great works of art; a special October season of Desdemona based on Shakespeare's Othello, and Festival theatre highlight Woyzeck - a stage adaptation of Georg Buchner's eponymous play by American musicians Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan, and acclaimed theatre director Robert Wilson. (more...)

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