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UPDATE: Drama Desk Committee to Address Shelved 'Best Book of a Musical' CategoryUPDATE: Drama Desk Committee to Address Shelved 'Best Book of a Musical' Category
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

The 'Best Book of a Musical' category was not included in the Drama Desk nominations this year. In response to this development, Doug Wright, President of the Dramatists Guild of America, wrote a letter to the Drama Desk's president saying he and his team are 'painfully aggrieved' this season's book writers aren't being given the credit they deserve. (more...)

MUSIC CITY CONFIDENTIAL: What's This Week's Gossip?MUSIC CITY CONFIDENTIAL: What's This Week's Gossip?
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 26, 2016

At long last, Music City Confidential is back to help you get caught back on the talk of the town - all the news that's fit to print about the Nashville theater community - and to immerse you in the minutiae of life in Theater City (a term we've been trying to copyright since we were in junior high with Thespis, Aristophanes and Martha Wilkinson). (more...)

Theater Under The Stars Parts With Artistic Director Bruce Lumpkin, Sheldon Epps New Artistic AdvisorTheater Under The Stars Parts With Artistic Director Bruce Lumpkin, Sheldon Epps New Artistic Advisor
by Michael Dale - Apr 25, 2016

The Houston outdoor theatre will be going through a transitional period under its new artistic advisor. (more...)

THE LAST FIVE YEARS, NOISES OFF & More Set for Nashville Repertory Theatre's 2016-17 SeasonTHE LAST FIVE YEARS, NOISES OFF & More Set for Nashville Repertory Theatre's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Nashville Repertory Theatre is proud to announce its 2016-17 season, which includes a brilliant and powerful musical, a hysterically chaotic comedy, the regional premiere of a play from Nashville Rep's Ingram New Works Project, and a great American classic. (more...)

Nashville Rep Reveals 2016-17 SeasonNashville Rep Reveals 2016-17 Season
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 25, 2016

Nashville Repertory Theatre will launch its 2016-17 season with Jason Robert Brown's contemporary musical The Last Five Years and will feature the regional debut of Doug Wright's Posterity, a play about Henrik Ibsen that was developed in the company's Ingram New Works program and which premiered off-Broadway in 2015. (more...)

NYTW's 2016-17 Season Will Include Daniel Craig & David Oyelowo-Led OTHELLO & More!NYTW's 2016-17 Season Will Include Daniel Craig & David Oyelowo-Led OTHELLO & More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) (Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director Jeremy Blocker) has just announced its complete 2016/17 Season. The season will kick-off in Fall 2016 with NAT TURNER IN JERUSALEM by NYTW 2050 Fellow Nathan Alan Davis(Dontrell, Who Kissed the Sea), directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian (The Convert). It is followed by the previously announced production of William Shakespeare's OTHELLO, directed by NYTW Usual Suspect and Tony Award winner Sam Gold (Fun Home) and featuring David Oyelowo (Royal Shakespeare Company's The Histories, Selma) in the title role and Daniel Craig (Betrayal, Spectre) as 'Iago', in Winter 2016. Spring 2017 will bring THE OBJECT LESSON, by Geoff Sobelle (all wear bowlers), directed by NYTW Usual Suspect David Neumann (Restless Eye), with scenic installation by Steven Dufala. The season will conclude with NYTW Usual Suspect Mfoniso Udofia's SOJOURNERS and HER PORTMANTEAU, presented in repertory, directed by NYTW Usual Suspect and former 2050 Fellow Ed Sylvanus Iskandar (The Mysteries). Performance schedules, casting and full creative teams will be announced at a later date. (more...)

Jennifer Ehle, Jefferson Mays and More to Lead Lincoln Center Theater's OSLOJennifer Ehle, Jefferson Mays and More to Lead Lincoln Center Theater's OSLO
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

Lincoln Center Theater will welcome Michael Aronov, Adam Dannheisser, Jennifer Ehle, Daniel Jenkins, Dariush Kashani, Jefferson Mays, Daniel Oreskes, Henny Russell, Joseph Siravo, and T. Ryder Smith in the cast of its upcoming production of OSLO, a new play by J.T. Rogers, directed by Bartlett Sher. (more...)

History Has Its Eyes on HAMILTON, Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama!History Has Its Eyes on HAMILTON, Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

Raise a glass! It was just announced by Pulitzer Prize administrator Mike Pride that HAMILTON has officially won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. (more...)

Who Will Win the Pulitzer Prize for Drama? Tune In to the Live Stream at 3pm!Who Will Win the Pulitzer Prize for Drama? Tune In to the Live Stream at 3pm!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

Today's the day! The 2016 Pulitzer Prize Winners and Nominated Finalists will be announced in just minutes- April 18 at 3pm eastern daylight time via live-stream on pulitzer.org. (more...)

2016 Pulitzer Prizes Will Be Announced This Afternoon; Watch the Live Stream at 3pm!2016 Pulitzer Prizes Will Be Announced This Afternoon; Watch the Live Stream at 3pm!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

Today's the day! The 2016 Pulitzer Prize Winners and Nominated Finalists will be announced on today, April 18 at 3pm eastern daylight time via live-stream on pulitzer.org. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Registration Now Open for THE LITTLE MERMAID at Broadway Academy of PerformingBWW Interviews: Registration Now Open for THE LITTLE MERMAID at Broadway Academy of Performing
by Alison Bridget Chambers - Apr 16, 2016

Broadway Academy of Performing, a kid's theatre camp hosted by Newman University Theatre Department, is now accepting registrations. The camp dates will be June 11th through 18th at Newman University in Wichita, KS (more...)

VYT to Stage Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID at the Herberger This JuneVYT to Stage Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID at the Herberger This June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID will be presented by Valley Youth Theatre, June 10 - 26, 2016 at Center Stage at the Herberger Theater Center. (more...)

John Dossett & Douglas Sills to Join Patti LuPone & Christine Ebersole in Now-Extended WAR PAINT at Goodman TheatreJohn Dossett & Douglas Sills to Join Patti LuPone & Christine Ebersole in Now-Extended WAR PAINT at Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

Goodman Theatre has announced Broadway stars John Dossett and Douglas Sills will join the cast of War Paint, a new musical starring two-time Tony Award winners Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole as Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden, respectively. Dossett will portray Tommy Lewis, Miss Arden's husband and chief marketing officer, and Sills will portray the ambitious Harry Fleming, Madame Rubinstein's clubby confidante and faithful ally.   (more...)

New Musicals SKIN & BONES and U.G.L.Y. Set for SigWorks: Musical Theater LabNew Musicals SKIN & BONES and U.G.L.Y. Set for SigWorks: Musical Theater Lab
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

The Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre has announced the two musicals that have been chosen for the SigWorks: Musical Theater Lab, a new developmental workshop for musical theater writers - SKIN & BONES by Ben Clark and Andrew Kramer and U.G.L.Y. by Darius Smith. (more...)

Spreckels Theatre to Take Audiences Under the Sea with Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAIDSpreckels Theatre to Take Audiences Under the Sea with Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

The award-winning Spreckels Theatre Company takes audiences under the sea for the effervescent Broadway musical Disney's The Little Mermaid, with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater, and book by Doug Wright. (more...)

Hollywood Bowl Will Go Under the Sea This Summer with THE LITTLE MERMAID; Sara Bareilles & Rebel Wilson Will Lead; Plus More Star Casting!Hollywood Bowl Will Go Under the Sea This Summer with THE LITTLE MERMAID; Sara Bareilles & Rebel Wilson Will Lead; Plus More Star Casting!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

The Hollywood Bowl will go under the sea this summer! According to Billboard, Sara Bareilles and Rebel Wilson will lead The Little Mermaid as Ariel and Ursula respectively. Other cast members will include John Stamos as Chef Louis, Tituss Burgess as Sebastian and Darren Criss as Prince Eric. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Alec Baldwin, Spike Lee & More Celebrate NYU Tisch School of the ArtsPhoto Coverage: Alec Baldwin, Spike Lee & More Celebrate NYU Tisch School of the Arts
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Apr 5, 2016

NYU Tisch School of the Arts just celebrated its 50th Anniversary Gala, 'Celebrating the Past/Creating the Future,' last night, April 4, 2016, at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall. The gala event was hosted by alumni Alec Baldwin ('94) and Spike Lee ('82). BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the special night below! (more...)

GREY GARDENS, CONSTELLATIONS, GROUNDED & More Set for Company of Fools' 2016-17 SeasonGREY GARDENS, CONSTELLATIONS, GROUNDED & More Set for Company of Fools' 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

Company of Fools announces its 21st season featuring five main stage productions, two play readings and a newly commissioned performance piece on contemplation that will be a part of one of The Center's BIG IDEA projects. The five main stage productions in the Company's 2016-2017 lineup include Grey Gardens, Art, Grounded, A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine and Constellations. (more...)

Alec Baldwin, Spike Lee Host NYU Tisch School of the Arts' 50th Anniversary Gala TonightAlec Baldwin, Spike Lee Host NYU Tisch School of the Arts' 50th Anniversary Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

NYU Tisch School of the Arts fetes its alumni honorees at its 50th Anniversary Gala, 'Celebrating the Past/Creating the Future,' tonight, April 4, 2016, at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall. The gala event will be hosted by alumni Alec Baldwin ('94) and Spike Lee ('82). (more...)

New York City Opera to Present NY Premiere of HOPPER'S WIFE This SpringNew York City Opera to Present NY Premiere of HOPPER'S WIFE This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

New York City Opera presents the New York premiere of HOPPER'S WIFE by composer Stewart Wallace, set to a libretto by Michael Korie. (more...)

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