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DEATH OF A SALESMAN, JEFFERSON'S GARDEN, THE WIZ and More Set for Ford's Theatre's 2017-18 SeasonDEATH OF A SALESMAN, JEFFERSON'S GARDEN, THE WIZ and More Set for Ford's Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Ford's Theatre Director Paul R. Tetreault today announced the Ford's Theatre 2017-2018 season will include Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman directed by Stephen Rayne; the American premiere of Jefferson's Garden by Timberlake Wertenbaker and directed by Nataki Garrett; the fantastical musical The Wiz directed by Kent Gash; and A Christmas Carol with Craig Wallace reprising the role of Ebenezer Scrooge.          (more...)

The Funk & Soul Weekender Announces Full LineupThe Funk & Soul Weekender Announces Full Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Soundcrash are excited to finally announce the full lineup to the amazing Funk & Soul Weekender. After a sellout first year, they are back this May with an unmissable programme of funk and soul artists past and present. (more...)

Durham's Bartlett Theater to Present CRUMBS FROM THE TABLE OF JOYDurham's Bartlett Theater to Present CRUMBS FROM THE TABLE OF JOY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Bartlett Theater announces complete casting today for CRUMBS FROM THE TABLE OF JOY by Lynn Nottage. Directed by Karen Dacons-Brock, CRUMBS begins performances on Friday, March 3rd. (more...)

The Nora Theatre Company to present PRECIOUS LITTLEThe Nora Theatre Company to present PRECIOUS LITTLE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

The Nora Theatre Company is proud to Madeleine George's Precious Little from March 2 - 26, 2017.Precious Little  is directed by Melia Bensussen . The press performance is Monday, March 6 at 7:30PM. Precious Little is a A Catalyst Collaborative@MIT Production. (more...)

Meryl Streep Promises to Continue to Stand Up to TrumpMeryl Streep Promises to Continue to Stand Up to Trump
by Julie Musbach - Feb 12, 2017

According to the New York Times, Meryl Streep has no intention of staying quiet about the current political situation. After a rousing speech at the Golden Globe Awards that urged her fellow performers and colleagues to stay socially aware and protect the rights of everyone, Streep found herself the subject of angry tweets from Trump. (more...)

Kokandy Productions Launches Fifth Anniversary Season with THE WIZKokandy Productions Launches Fifth Anniversary Season with THE WIZ
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Kokandy Productions is pleased to launch its fifth anniversary season with a revival of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical THE WIZ, with book by William F. Brown, music and lyrics by Charlie Smalls, directed by guest director Lili-Anne Brown, music direction by Jimmy Morehead and choreography by Breon Arzell. THE WIZ will play March 5 - April 16, 2017 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at www.kokandyproductions.com, by calling (773) 975-8150 or in person at the Theater Wit Box Office. The press opening isSaturday, March 11 at 8 pm.  (more...)

THEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONG and SPEECH & DEBATE Set for Brown Paper Box Co.'s 2017-18 SeasonTHEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONG and SPEECH & DEBATE Set for Brown Paper Box Co.'s 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Brown Paper Box Co. has announced their upcoming 2017-2018 season, comprised of They're Playing Our Song and Speech & Debate. (more...)

PlayPenn Announces Spring 2017 Theater and Playwriting CoursesPlayPenn Announces Spring 2017 Theater and Playwriting Courses
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

PlayPenn, Philadelphia's artist-driven organization dedicated to improving the way in which new plays are developed, has announced their Spring 2017 education offerings. (more...)

EL VIAJE A OZ...una nueva meta para BROADWAY MEXICO ESTUDIOEL VIAJE A OZ...una nueva meta para BROADWAY MEXICO ESTUDIO
by Clemente Sanchez - Feb 2, 2017

EL VIAJE A OZ...una nueva meta para BROADWAY MEXICO ESTUDIO (more...)

U.S. Premiere of THE LORAX and More Set for Children's Theatre Company in 2017-18U.S. Premiere of THE LORAX and More Set for Children's Theatre Company in 2017-18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Children's Theatre Company has announced its 2017-2018 season, which includes four musicals, two world premieres, one preschool production and partnerships with other leading theatres such as The Old Vic (London, UK), The Civilians (New York, NY) and Penumbra Theatre (Saint Paul, MN). The season also celebrates Artistic Director Peter C. Brosius' 20th Anniversary with CTC. (more...)

Breakfast is Beyond Delicious with Gourmia's Fresh TrioBreakfast is Beyond Delicious with Gourmia's Fresh Trio
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

For those of us who think nothing of pounding down a stack of pancakes for breakfast, it's hard to comprehend the idea of eating healthy. But, as the new year rolls in, some of us must adapt healthy habits. Luckily, it's not as hard as it seems. (more...)

The League Of Professional Theatre Women Presents an Interview with Laura LinneyThe League Of Professional Theatre Women Presents an Interview with Laura Linney
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

The League of Professional Theatre Women,  is pleased that three-time Academy Award and three-time Tony Award nominee, LAURA LINNEY will sit down with JAMES NAUGHTON to discuss her extensive body of work in theatre, film and TV.  (more...)

League of Professional Theatre Women to Host Interview with Laura LinneyLeague of Professional Theatre Women to Host Interview with Laura Linney
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

The League of Professional Theatre Women,  is pleased that three-time Academy Award and three-time Tony Award nominee, LAURA LINNEY will sit down with JAMES NAUGHTON to discuss her extensive body of work in theatre, film and TV. The event will take place on Monday, March 6 at 6:00 PM in the Bruno Walter Auditorium of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts on 65th Street & Amsterdam Avenue. Admission is free, but seats will be on a first-come-first-seated basis.   (more...)

Flat Stanley, Mary Poppins and More Set for young company's Winter Festival at Stoneham TheatreFlat Stanley, Mary Poppins and More Set for young company's Winter Festival at Stoneham Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

the young company Winter Festival includes four fully-staged productions: family-friendly The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley Junior takes us on an incredible adventure all across the globe, while The Emperor's New Clothes teaches us to open our eyes to what's right in front of us! Mary Poppins uses magic, common sense, and a spoonful of sugar to teach the entire Banks family to value one another. Lastly, the dark and edgy Sweeney Todd shows us just how far some will go for those they love. (more...)

Ars Nova and WP Theater Present SUNDOWN, YELLOW MOONArs Nova and WP Theater Present SUNDOWN, YELLOW MOON
by BWW News Desk - Jan 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 Drama Desk Award winner), with songs by the indie-folk duo The Bengsons (Hundred Days) and additional lyrics by Bonds. (more...)

Photo Flash: Tricia Rose, Men's Community Gospel Chorus of Norwalk and More Celebrate MLK at Westport Country PlayhousePhoto Flash: Tricia Rose, Men's Community Gospel Chorus of Norwalk and More Celebrate MLK at Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

The 11th Annual Martin Luther King Day Celebration, featuring keynote speaker Professor Tricia Rose of Brown University, was held on Sunday, January 15, at Westport Country Playhouse. Her topic was 'WWMD - 'What Would Martin Do in the Era of Post-Race Racism?' Free-of-charge and open to the public, the celebration was presented in partnership with TEAM Westport, Westport Country Playhouse, and the Westport/Weston Interfaith Council. BroadwayWorld has photos from the event below! (more...)

BWW Review: Jason Robert Brown's 13: THE MUSICAL Soars at the Manatee Performing Arts CenterBWW Review: Jason Robert Brown's 13: THE MUSICAL Soars at the Manatee Performing Arts Center
by Peter Nason - Jan 16, 2017

With its lively teenage cast, it's funny, bawdy, and edgy, with a meaning that connects not just with teens, but with adults who remember the days of pimples and virginity pledges. (more...)

BWW Review: Circle Players and TSU's Dazzling and Delightful THE WIZBWW Review: Circle Players and TSU's Dazzling and Delightful THE WIZ
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jan 14, 2017

And, lord! What a cast Larson has assembled for his unique take on the musical - which again was catapulted into the cultural zeitgeist thanks to the critically acclaimed televised version from NBC last year of the show that features the music and lyrics of Charlie Smalls and book by William F. Brown - and what a collective of creative types he's once again pulled together to bring his vision to the TSU stage. (more...)

Adam Small's Legacy To Be Celebrated At ArtscapeAdam Small's Legacy To Be Celebrated At Artscape
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Reconciliation Day, a day of great significance in South Africa will be celebrated at Artscape with a host of activities honouring the legacy of Adam Small. (more...)

THE MUSICAL ADVENTURES OF FLAT STANLEY to Play The Lyric Theatre This MonthTHE MUSICAL ADVENTURES OF FLAT STANLEY to Play The Lyric Theatre This Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

Riverside Theatricals & The Lyric Theatre present The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley on Tuesday, December 27th at 7pm. (more...)

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