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A Trilogy of Terror Opens Today at CCP, 2/22A Trilogy of Terror Opens Today at CCP, 2/22
by Jared Echevarria - Feb 21, 2017

One of Manila's premier arts festival, Fringe Manila, Theater House of Black (#14 Leandro Road), and Antipara Collective team up to bring to the stage three theater shorts 'Si Edgar, Si Allan at Si Art,' adapted from the stories of four celebrated turn-of-the-century authors namely Edgar Allan Poe, Arthur Miller, William Golding, and Jean-Paul Sartre. (more...)

Florida Rep Announces 2017 PlayLab Titles and PlaywrightsFlorida Rep Announces 2017 PlayLab Titles and Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Florida Repertory Theatre's 2017 PlayLab Festival of new plays and emerging voices will feature six new play readings, two world premiere productions, including last year's festival winner, 'Doublewide', and a keynote address from National New Play Network Executive Director, Nan Barnett. (more...)

BWW Interview: Writer and Poet Dominique Venzella WoodsBWW Interview: Writer and Poet Dominique Venzella Woods
by Mark C. Lloyd - Feb 13, 2017

BWW Interviews: Writer Dominique Venzella Woods (more...)

RING TWICE FOR MIRANDA to Open This Sunday Off-BroadwayRING TWICE FOR MIRANDA to Open This Sunday Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

A friendly reminder that Ring Twice for Miranda, a new play written by Alan Hruska (Laugh It Up, Stare It Down; The Man on Her Mind; New House under Construction) and directed by Rick Lombardo (San Jose Rep Artistic Director from 2008-2014, The Snow Queen, Bill W. and Dr. Bob) will officially open this Sunday, February 12th at 6:30pm at New York City Center Stage II. (more...)

Fort Worth Oprea Announces Line Up Of Unpublished Operas, 5/3-5/4Fort Worth Oprea Announces Line Up Of Unpublished Operas, 5/3-5/4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Fort Worth Opera (FWOpera) announced today the names of the eight composer and librettist teams whose unpublished works have been selected for the company's fifth annual, critically acclaimed new works series, Frontiers - funded in part by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. (more...)

Palm Beach Dramaworks Announces 2017 - 2018 SeasonPalm Beach Dramaworks Announces 2017 - 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Palm Beach Dramaworks Producing Artistic Director William Hayes announced today that the 2017-2018 season will include two world premieres and three classic plays. The season gets underway at the Don & Ann Brown Theatre on Friday evening, October 20, with Lillian Hellman's masterpiece, The Little Foxes (1939), in which a greedy, merciless Southern family will stop at nothing to get what they want. Up next on December 8 is the premiere of Billy and Me by Terry Teachout (author of Satchmo at the Waldorf), a play that speculates on the tempestuous friendship between playwrights Tennessee Williams and William Inge. (more...)

Photo Flash: CAPTAIN BLOOD Celebrates Opening Night at First Folio TheatrePhoto Flash: CAPTAIN BLOOD Celebrates Opening Night at First Folio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Experience the novel come alive, as First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83) presents the world premiere stage adaption of CAPTAIN BLOOD. The show celebrated its opening on Saturday, January 28, 2017, and BroadwayWorld has photos from the festivities below! The production will run through February 26, 2017. (more...)

Celeste Oliva and Alexander Platt to Reunite in STAGE KISS at the Lyric Stage; Cast Set!Celeste Oliva and Alexander Platt to Reunite in STAGE KISS at the Lyric Stage; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Stage Kiss by Sarah Ruhl, winner of the 2016 Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award and a MacArthur 'genius' grant, will be directed by Courtney O'Connor at the Lyric Stage Company of Boston, opening February 26 and running through March 26, 2017. Previews begin February 24.  (more...)

LA Opera Announces 2017-18 Season - Ana Maria Martinez in CARMEN, Placido Domingo in NABUCCO and More!LA Opera Announces 2017-18 Season - Ana Maria Martinez in CARMEN, Placido Domingo in NABUCCO and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

To launch the season, the dazzling Ana María Martínez returns to Los Angeles as opera's most delectable femme fatale in a striking production, new to Los Angeles, of Carmen, filled with sensuality, danger, and intense theatricality. Another bonus: this will be the first time the world-renowned James Conlon conducts Carmen in LA. The season continues with one of LA Opera's favorite stars, soprano Nino Machaidze, taking the stage in The Pearl Fishers, a beautifully detailed production of one of Bizet's early treasures. (more...)

LA Opera Announces Its 2017-18 Season!LA Opera Announces Its 2017-18 Season!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Placido Domingo has announced LA Opera's 2017/18 season, which is filled with magnificent productions of classic favorites and treasured rarities that may be new to you. (more...)

THE WORLD ACCORDING TO SNOOPY to Receive World Premiere in TexasTHE WORLD ACCORDING TO SNOOPY to Receive World Premiere in Texas
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Texas State University Department of Theatre and Dance in association with Harrison/Bowman New Works Commission is proud to bring The World According to Snoopy, a revised version of the classic musical Snoopy!!! to the stage in February 2017.  (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2017

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Mystery Writers of America Announces the 2017 Edgar Award Nominations; Gala to Take Place in NYC, 4/27Mystery Writers of America Announces the 2017 Edgar Award Nominations; Gala to Take Place in NYC, 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Mystery Writers of America celebrates the 208th anniversary of the birth of Edgar Allan Poe by announcing the Nominees for the 2017 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television published or produced in 2016. The Edgar Awards will be presented to the winners at the 71st Gala Banquet, April 27, 2017 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, New York City. (more...)

THE WORLD ACCORDING TO SNOOPY Receives World Premiere at Texas State University; New Song and Music by Larry Grossman and Andrew Lippa, 2/14THE WORLD ACCORDING TO SNOOPY Receives World Premiere at Texas State University; New Song and Music by Larry Grossman and Andrew Lippa, 2/14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Texas State University Department of Theatre and Dance in association with Harrison/Bowman New Works Commission is proud to bring The World According To Snoopy, a revised version of the classic musical Snoopy!!! to the stage in February 2017. (more...)

The Sheen Center Sets Spring 2017 Classical Music SeriesThe Sheen Center Sets Spring 2017 Classical Music Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

The NoHo/East Village based Sheen Center for Thought and Culture has announced its 2017 spring classical series made up of three unique concerts curated by Marc Kaplan of SubCulture, exploring the gamut of chamber music from the classical to the contemporary eras. (more...)

ONE NIGHT ONLY! Edgar Allan Poe Birthday Celebration TourONE NIGHT ONLY! Edgar Allan Poe Birthday Celebration Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Boroughs of the Dead presents our fourth annual birthday edition of Edgar Allan Poe In Greenwich Village, a two-hour literary and historical walking tour that steps into the Greenwich Village of the 1840s, where Poe lived and worked at the height of his fame - before plunging irrevocably into the final, abysmal chapter of his short life. (more...)

Visit A DREAM WITHIN A DREAM: A Burlesque Tribute to the Works of Edgar Allan PoeVisit A DREAM WITHIN A DREAM: A Burlesque Tribute to the Works of Edgar Allan Poe
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2017

'There is no exquisite beauty... without some strangeness in the proportion.' The exquisite, strange beauty Clara Coquette celebrates her birthday and the birthday of one of America's greatest writers, Edgar Allan Poe. Born in Boston on January 19th, Poe's short, dark life, strife with depression, poverty, and alcoholism, provided an influence for his ominous stories and poetry. Clara Coquette brings Poe's works of mystery and macabre to life with tributes to the literary classics of 'The Raven', 'The Masque of the Red Death', 'The Tell-Tale Heart', and many more tales. (more...)

Submersive Productions to Present PLUNGE: AN EXPERIENTIAL STORYTELLING LABSubmersive Productions to Present PLUNGE: AN EXPERIENTIAL STORYTELLING LAB
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

Submersive Productions, the Baltimore immersive theater company that presented critically acclaimed The Mesmeric Revelations! of Edgar Allan Poe and Broken Bone Bathtub, announces its latest production, Plunge: An Experiential Storytelling Lab, with performances Feb. 2 to 5 at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Baltimore. (more...)

Inaugural Orlando Fringe Winter Mini-Fest Launches in JanuaryInaugural Orlando Fringe Winter Mini-Fest Launches in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

The OrlandoFringe, Orlando's highest rated annual event, is about to cut the ribbon on their newest festival which will fill the void that many patrons have had since the 25th annual festival ended last May. The inaugural Orlando Fringe Winter Mini-Fest will take place January 5-8th at venues within the Lowndes Shakespeare Center, 812 E. Rollins Street, Orlando FL, 32803. (more...)

Radiotheatre's GHOSTS OF CHRISTMAS PAST returns to NYC!Radiotheatre's GHOSTS OF CHRISTMAS PAST returns to NYC!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2016

Come in, come in! Escape the blustery winds of winter...and enter into the spectral shadows of St.John's Sanctuary which has sat quietly for 190 years in the heart of historical Greenwich Village. But, now...lit by flickering candlelight, bathed in ghostly mist, the players at the award-winning, critically-acclaimed Radiotheatre hope to warm your cockles or maybe even chill the marrow in your bones as they continue a timeworn family tradition...the annual telling of yuletide hauntings rooted in the chronicles of downtown Manhattan! (more...)

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