ENTERSHAMEMENT Runs at Pasadena Playhouse, Now thru 5/30
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

The Pasadena Playhouse has updated the performance schedule for two unusual one-person shows - Amy G in Entershamement and Joe Orrach in In My Corner - to reopen the newly re-designed Carrie Hamilton Theatre. Entershamement has a limited run of five performances, while In My Corner runs for one night only. With these shows, that perform today, May 22 to May 31, The Playhouse is relighting the refurbished Carrie Hamilton Theatre, which has been changed from a proscenium theatre to a black box, and can be configured to accommodate many different kinds of productions. (more...)

ENTERSHAMEMENT to Run at Pasadena Playhouse, 5/22-30; IN MY CORNER Set for 5/31
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2014

The Pasadena Playhouse has updated the performance schedule for two unusual one-person shows - Amy G in Entershamement and Joe Orrach in In My Corner - to reopen the newly re-designed Carrie Hamilton Theatre. Entershamement has a limited run of five performances, while In My Corner runs for one night only. With these shows, that perform May 22 to May 31, The Playhouse is relighting the refurbished Carrie Hamilton Theatre, which has been changed from a proscenium theatre to a black box, and can be configured to accommodate many different kinds of productions. (more...)

Footlight Players Present TWENTIETH CENTURY, Now thru 5/18
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2014

The Footlight Players, South Carolina's longest-producing theatre company, is thrilled to present Twentieth Century, the story of a Broadway director and his quest to woo his former lover and star back to the Broadway Stage. Twentieth Century, by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur, is newly adapted by Ken Ludwig (Lend Me A Tenor). Michael Locklair directs this madcap farce about egomaniacal Broadway director, Oscar Jaffe, who has a twenty hour train ride from Chicago to New York to convince, now Hollywood star, Lily Garland to return to Broadway in his upcoming show. Twentieth Century arrives on stage tonight, May 2 at 8:00 pm and May 3, 8, 9,10,15, 16 and 17 at 8:00 pm with matinees on May 11 & 18 at 3:00 pm. (more...)

28 Angelinos Receive Quality Housing Due to the Efforts of Shernoff Bidart Echeverria Bentley LLP and Inner City Law Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

LOS ANGELES, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Attorneys from Shernoff Bidart Echeverria Bentley and Inner City Law Center worked together to help 28 people living in slum housing conditions obtain not only monetary compensation for being forced to live in deplorable housing conditions, but also relocation benefits, and a full renovation of the building. (more...)

Footlight Players to Present TWENTIETH CENTURY, 5/2-18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

The Footlight Players, South Carolina's longest-producing theatre company, is thrilled to present Twentieth Century, the story of a Broadway director and his quest to woo his former lover and star back to the Broadway Stage. Twentieth Century, by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur, is newly adapted by Ken Ludwig (Lend Me A Tenor). Michael Locklair directs this madcap farce about egomaniacal Broadway director, Oscar Jaffe, who has a twenty hour train ride from Chicago to New York to convince, now Hollywood star, Lily Garland to return to Broadway in his upcoming show. Twentieth Century arrives on stage May 2 at 8:00 pm and May 3, 8, 9,10,15, 16 and 17 at 8:00 pm with matinees on May 11 & 18 at 3:00 pm. (more...)

Hotel La Tour to Support Birmingham Hippodrome's Fundraising Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

Birmingham Hippodrome has confirmed Hotel La Tour as a headline sponsor for its fifth Gala Dinner. (more...)

Influencers Surveyed Say Corporate-Run Digital Platforms Leave Them Wanting More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2013

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN), the global, business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance their enterprise value, today announced the full results of the firm's Digital Engagement Study, which evaluates the digital and social media practices of institutional investors and financial and business media professionals. Conducted by the firm's Strategic Communications segment, the research findings emphasize the need for companies' investor relations (IR) and corporate communications functions to operate under a unified digital strategy and the importance of leveraging online influencers as a means to amplify company messages via social media platforms. (more...)

West End's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Extends Thru Nov 2014
by BWW News Desk - Nov 01, 2013

The hit West End production of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, directed by Sam Mendes, announced today that it has extended its booking period by six months until 1 November 2014. The show had previously been booking until 31 May 2014. The production, which has so far been seen by almost 300,000 people since it began previews in May 2013, is extending its run due to popular demand, releasing almost 400,000 extra tickets. (more...)

West End's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Extends Thru Nov 2014
by BWW News Desk - Nov 01, 2013

The hit West End production of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, directed by Sam Mendes, announced today that it has extended its booking period by six months until 1 November 2014. The show had previously been booking until 31 May 2014. The production, which has so far been seen by almost 300,000 people since it began previews in May 2013, is extending its run due to popular demand, releasing almost 400,000 extra tickets. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Joe Orrach in Odyssey Theatre's IN MY CORNER
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2013

A universal story, uniquely told. Odyssey Theatre Ensemble presents In My Corner, a singular new play byLizbeth Hasse and Joe Orrach that works boxing, tap dance and music into the story of a street smart, wise guy Puerto Rican kid from New York City who comes of age in the ring and at the barre. Jeremiah Chechik (Benny & Joon, Diabolique) directs Orrach in an exhilarating performance that takes off to the beat of an original score by Matthew Clark, performed live on stage by Clark on piano, Eugene Warren on bass and percussionist Ronnie Gutierrez. In My Corner opened for a nine-week run at the Odyssey Theatre on Sept. 6. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Footwork is Everything in IN MY CORNER, a New Play by Lizbeth Hasse and Joe Orrach at the Odyssey Theatre Ensemble
by Shari Barrett - Sep 08, 2013

IN MY CORNER uses boxing, tap dance and music to tell a universal tale of fathers and sons accompanied by the riffs and rhythms of Latin, jazz and rock 'n roll. It is the story of a street smart, wise guy Puerto Rican kid from New York City who comes of age in the ring and at the barre. (more...)

Prince George's Little Theatre to Present TWENTIETH CENTURY, Begin. 8/30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2013

Prince George's Little Theatre will lead off its 54th season with the madcap comedy "Twentieth Century" at the Bowie Playhouse at White Marsh Park August 30 through September 15. The six Friday and Saturday evening performances are August 30 and 31, and September 6, 7, 13, and 14 at 8 p.m. The three matinee performances are Sundays September 1, 8 and 15 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $20, with discount tickets available at $15 for seniors and those 18 and under. For more information, call 301-937-7458. (more...)

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2013

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, the highly anticipated West End musical starring Olivier and Tony Award winner Douglas Hodge as Willy Wonka, begins tonight, May 22, 2013. Opening night is set for June 25. (more...)

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Cancels First Previews; Will Now Begin May 22
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2013

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, the highly anticipated West End musical starring Olivier and Tony Award winner Douglas Hodge as Willy Wonka, has been postponed. The first two previews - scheduled for May 17 and 18, respectively - have been cancelled and performances will now begin May 22 instead of May 23. (more...)

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Moves First Preview to May 17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2013

According to the Daily Mail, Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory will begin previews on May 17 instead of May 18 at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane. Opening night is still set for June 25. Directed by Academy Award winner Sam Mendes, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory will star Olivier and Tony Award-winning Douglas Hodge as Willy Wonka. Featuring ingenious stagecraft, the story is brought to life with music by Marc Shaiman and lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman (Grammy winners for Hairspray; Smash), with a book by award-winning playwright and adaptor David Greig (The Bacchae; Tintin In Tibet). (more...)

STAGE TUBE: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Creative Team Talks Writing Process
by Stage Tube - Mar 17, 2013

Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory opens at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane on 25 June 2013. Directed by Academy Award winner Sam Mendes, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory will star Olivier and Tony Award-winning Douglas Hodge as Willy Wonka. Featuring ingenious stagecraft, the story is brought to life with music by Marc Shaiman and lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman (Grammy winners for Hairspray; Smash), with a book by award-winning playwright and adaptor David Greig (The Bacchae; Tintin In Tibet). Click below to watch the show's creative team talk about the writing process! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Inside West End's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY - Intro, Sets and More!
by Stage Tube - Feb 17, 2013

Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, Neal Street Productions and Kevin McCormick's production of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory opens at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane on 25th June 2013, directed by Sam Mendes. In the videos below, Mendes introduces the show and takes you inside the set design for this whimsical production! (more...)

Nigel Planer, Clive Carter and More Join Douglas Hodge in CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2013

Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, Neal Street Productions and Kevin McCormick today announced further casting for Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, which opens at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane on 25th June 2013, directed by Sam Mendes. (more...)

BULL, THE HISTORY BOYS & More Set for Sheffield's Spring 2013 Season; Full Cast of MY FAIR LADY Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 02, 2012

Artistic Director Daniel Evans today unveils Sheffield Theatres' spring season for 2013, which includes two world premieres - Bull, a new play by Mike Bartlett, and This Is My Family, a new musical comedy by Tim Firth; major revivals of D.H. Lawrence's masterpiece The Daughter-in-Law and Alan Bennett's The History Boys, and Sheffield People's Theatre present their second production, 20 Tiny Plays about Sheffield. Full casting for My Fair Lady, the Crucible Christmas musical is also announced today. (more...)

Annette McLaughlin Joins Cast of MATILDA from Tonight, Aug 21
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2012

Annette McLaughlin will join the company of Matilda as Mrs Wormwood from today, 21 August 2012. She will play alongside Haley Flaherty and Steve Furst, who have recently joined the Company as Miss Honey and Mr Wormwood. Josie Walker performed as Mrs Wormwood for the last time on Sunday 19 Augus (more...)

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