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59 Productions Present Brand New Virtual Reality (VR) Experience MY NAME IS PETER STILLMAN59 Productions Present Brand New Virtual Reality (VR) Experience MY NAME IS PETER STILLMAN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

???????My Name is Peter Stillman is a brand new Virtual Reality (VR) experience created by 59 Productions and funded by The Space, inspired by Paul Auster's celebrated first novel, The New York Trilogy. It will open at HOME, Manchester and the Lyric Hammersmith, London this spring, alongside the stage production of City of Glass. (more...)

Cristian Ortega and Lucy Mangan to Lead Vampire Romance LET THE RIGHT ONE IN at the Alley TheatreCristian Ortega and Lucy Mangan to Lead Vampire Romance LET THE RIGHT ONE IN at the Alley Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Gregory Boyd, Artistic Director of the Alley Theatre announces the cast and creative team for internationally acclaimed production Let the Right One In, presented by the National Theatre of Scotland. Let The Right One In begins preview performances February 17, opens February 23 and continues through March 19, 2017 in the Hubbard Theatre. (more...)

Ticket Resale Con Man Used HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD to Steal $7.9 MillionTicket Resale Con Man Used HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD to Steal $7.9 Million
by Julie Musbach - Feb 4, 2017

According to Law360, Joseph Meli and Advance Entertainment LLC are again headed to court on fraud charges. Previously accused of swindling investors out of $81 million with the promise of HAMILTON resale tickets, the company has used similar promises to pull $7.9 million on claims of profits from the upcoming Broadway run of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD. (more...)

BWW Review: Creepy yet Touching LET THE RIGHT ONE IN Thrills at the MooreBWW Review: Creepy yet Touching LET THE RIGHT ONE IN Thrills at the Moore
by Jay Irwin - Feb 3, 2017

Is it possible to put a really good horror story on stage? It has been done to some limited success with things like "Sweeney Todd" or "The Woman in Black" and now we have the truly creepy offering from National Theatre of Scotland with their adaptation of "Let the Right One In". (more...)

National Theatre Announces World Premieres, New Writers and Adaptations for 2017National Theatre Announces World Premieres, New Writers and Adaptations for 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

World premieres, new writers and ground-breaking adaptations have been announced for 2017 at the National Theatre. (more...)

Casting Announced for the World Premiere of Paul Auster's CITY OF GLASSCasting Announced for the World Premiere of Paul Auster's CITY OF GLASS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Vivienne Acheampong, Mark Edel-Hunt, Chris New and Jack Tarlton will star in the first stage adaptation of a Paul Auster novel in the UK, City of Glass, a brand new production by Tony Award-winning 59 Productions in a co-production with HOME, Manchester (4-18 March) and Lyric Hammersmith (20 April - 13 May). (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Vivienne Acheampong, Mark Edel-Hunt, Chris New and Jack Tarlton will star in the first stage adaptation of a Paul Auster novel in the UK, City of Glass, a brand new production by Tony Award-winning 59 Productions in a co-production with HOME, Manchester (4-18 March) and Lyric Hammersmith (20 April - 13 May). (more...)

Texas Performing Arts Presents The National Theatre of Scotland's LET THE RIGHT ONE INTexas Performing Arts Presents The National Theatre of Scotland's LET THE RIGHT ONE IN
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

The National Theatre of Scotland returns to Texas Performing Arts with its critically acclaimed production of Let the Right One In, January 18-29 at McCullough Theatre. (more...)

Evening Standard Announces Award Winners, Including CURSED CHILD, Glenn Close, Kenneth Branagh, and More!Evening Standard Announces Award Winners, Including CURSED CHILD, Glenn Close, Kenneth Branagh, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2016

Following a ceremony at the Old Vic, the winners of the Evening Standard Awards have been revealed. The list includes West End juggernaut, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child; visionary of stage and screen, Kenneth Branagh; legend and star of Sunset Boulevard, Glenn Close; and more! (more...)

A Further 60,000 Tickets Released For HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILDA Further 60,000 Tickets Released For HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD
by Marianka Swain - Nov 4, 2016

Sonia Friedman, Colin Callender and Harry Potter Theatrical Productions, producers of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, announce today that a further 60,000 tickets will be released for sale on Tuesday, 22 November 2016, at 11am GMT, for performances from 13 December 2017 - 4 February 2018. Tickets are priced from £15 per part and for every performance there will be over 300 tickets at £20 or less per part.  This will be followed by regular ticket releases throughout the next year, details of which will be announced via the official Harry Potter and the Cursed Child website, social media channels and the official newsletter.   (more...)

Casting Announced For Royal And Derngate's PETER AND THE STARCATCHERCasting Announced For Royal And Derngate's PETER AND THE STARCATCHER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Casting has been announced for the much-anticipated European Premiere of Peter and the Starcatcher, being staged by Northampton's Royal & Derngate this Christmas. (more...)

CURSED CHILD, THE FLICK, NO MAN'S LAND Lead Evening Standard Theatre Awards LonglistCURSED CHILD, THE FLICK, NO MAN'S LAND Lead Evening Standard Theatre Awards Longlist
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

The Evening Standard Theatre Awards, established in 1955, are presented annually for outstanding achievements in London Theatre, and this year's nominations longlist has just been announced. Sponsored by the Evening Standard newspaper, this year's shortlist will be revealed on October 24, and winners on November 13, 2016. (more...)

Rialto Chatter: Will HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Play the Al Hirschfeld Next Season?Rialto Chatter: Will HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Play the Al Hirschfeld Next Season?
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2016

The West End production remains as sold-out and beloved as ever, and rumors have long been circulating that Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will make a Broadway transfer. Now, according to Page Six, the eight Harry Potter story will make its debut at the Al Hirschfeld next season. Currently home to the long-running Kinky Boots, if Cursed Child were to move into the Al Hirschfeld, it would be a major score for Jujamcyn, which has already announced that the expected Disney juggernaut, Frozen, will move into the St. James following a major renovation to accommodate Elsa'a ice castle. (more...)

THE ENCOUNTER, Starring Simon McBurney, Headed to San Francisco Next SpringTHE ENCOUNTER, Starring Simon McBurney, Headed to San Francisco Next Spring
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

On the heels of unanimous raves on Broadway, Carole Shorenstein Hays announced today that the Complicite production of The Encounter, Simon McBurney's riveting one-man play where audience members must wear headphones to take part in the journey, will continue at the Curran for a limited engagement next spring, April 25 - May 7, 2017. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Simon McBurney Takes Opening Night Bows in THE ENCOUNTER on Broadway!Photo Coverage: Simon McBurney Takes Opening Night Bows in THE ENCOUNTER on Broadway!
by Jennifer Broski - Sep 30, 2016

Direct from London and an international tour, Complicite's acclaimed production of The Encounter, conceived, directed and performed by Simon McBurney, opened just last night at Broadway's John Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). The production began performances on September 20 and will play a limited engagement through January 8, 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: THE ENCOUNTER Is More Tech Demo Than Engaging StorytellingBWW Review: THE ENCOUNTER Is More Tech Demo Than Engaging Storytelling
by Michael Dale - Sep 30, 2016

The underappreciated art of sound design takes center stage in Simon McBurney's THE ENCOUNTER, a dramatization of Petru Popescu's book "Amazon Beaming" that comes off more as a demonstration of technological capabilities than engaging storytelling. (more...)

Original HARRY POTTER Actors Attend Performance of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD to Benefit LumosOriginal HARRY POTTER Actors Attend Performance of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD to Benefit Lumos
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2016

On September 18th, actors from the original Harry Potter film series attended a special performance of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in order to benefit Lumos, the charity of Harry Potter author, J.K Rowling. Afterward, the actors from both screen and stage gathered for photos. Check out the tweets and pictures celebrating the event below! (more...)

THE ENCOUNTER Brings Brazilian Adventure to Broadway TonightTHE ENCOUNTER Brings Brazilian Adventure to Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Direct from London and an international tour, Complicite's acclaimed production of The Encounter, conceived, directed and performed by Simon McBurney, begins performances tonight at Broadway's John Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). The production will open on Thursday, September 29 and play a limited engagement through January 8 2017. (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: Simon McBurney Previews Broadway's THE ENCOUNTERFREEZE FRAME: Simon McBurney Previews Broadway's THE ENCOUNTER
by Walter McBride - Sep 16, 2016

Direct from London and an international tour, Complicite's acclaimed production of The Encounter, conceived, directed and performed by Simon McBurney, will play a limited engagement at Broadway's John Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street), opening on Thursday, September 29 and closing on January 8 2017. Previews begin on September 20. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the show's press preview below - check back for full coverage! (more...)

Broadway's THE ENCOUNTER Announces Student Ticket PolicyBroadway's THE ENCOUNTER Announces Student Ticket Policy
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Producers of the Broadway production of Complicite's The Encounter announced today the show's student ticket policies. (more...)

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