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Placido Domingo Stars in LA Opera's Season Opener, MACBETH, 9/17Placido Domingo Stars in LA Opera's Season Opener, MACBETH, 9/17
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

LA Opera's 2016/17 season will open with Giuseppe Verdi's Macbeth, opening on September 17, 2016. General Director Placido Domingo will perform the title role for the first time in the United States. The new production will be conducted by Music Director James Conlon and staged by Tony Award-winning director Darko Tresnjak. (more...)

LA Opera Opens 2016/17 Season with Verdi's MACBETHLA Opera Opens 2016/17 Season with Verdi's MACBETH
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

LA Opera's 2016/17 season will open with Giuseppe Verdi's Macbeth, opening on September 17, 2016. General Director Placido Domingo will perform the title role for the first time in the United States. The new production will be conducted by Music Director James Conlon and staged by Tony Award-winning director Darko Tresnjak. (more...)

BWW Review: THE INVISIBLE HAND in WestportBWW Review: THE INVISIBLE HAND in Westport
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - Jul 26, 2016

Clever and timely from the author of Disgraced. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE INVISIBLE HAND at Westport Country PlayhousePhoto Flash: First Look at THE INVISIBLE HAND at Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Global finance and cultures collide in 'The Invisible Hand,' a topical thriller written by Pulitzer Prize winner Ayad Akhtar, at Westport Country Playhouse, now through August 6. Director is David Kennedy, Playhouse associate artistic director. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

THE INVISIBLE HAND to Begin Next Month at Westport Country PlayhouseTHE INVISIBLE HAND to Begin Next Month at Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2016

Global finance and cultures collide in 'The Invisible Hand,' a topical thriller written by Pulitzer Prize winner Ayad Akhtar, at Westport Country Playhouse, July 19 - August 6. Director is David Kennedy, Playhouse associate artistic director. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 6/2; THE 39 STEPS in Pittsburgh, STEEL MAGNOLIAS in Cleveland and More!Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 6/2; THE 39 STEPS in Pittsburgh, STEEL MAGNOLIAS in Cleveland and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 3, 2016

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Portland and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include THE 39 STEPS at Pittsburgh CLO, a 'must-see' STEEL MAGNOLIAS in Cleveland, and A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE at Portland Center Stage, just to name a few. (more...)

BWW Review: Hale Centre Theatre's BIG RIVER is a Literal RushBWW Review: Hale Centre Theatre's BIG RIVER is a Literal Rush
by Tyler Hinton - Jun 2, 2016

Hale Centre Theatre's production of BIG RIVER in West Valley is joyous and tender, with a literal rush of water that amazes. If you're a fan of Huck Finn's story and have never experienced this musical retelling, this BIG RIVER is worth taking a raft ride down. (more...)

Photo Exclusive: Character Portraits of Ford's Theatre's 110 IN THE SHADEPhoto Exclusive: Character Portraits of Ford's Theatre's 110 IN THE SHADE
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

The Ford's Theatre 2015-2016 season continues with the musical 110 IN THE SHADE, directed and choreographed by Tony-Award nominee Marcia Milgrom Dodge, now through May 14, 2016. BroadwayWorld has an exclusive look at character portraits by Michael Yeshion.  Check them out below! (more...)

BWW Review: ART and RED in WESTPORTBWW Review: ART and RED in WESTPORT
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - May 9, 2016

Trivia: Alfred Molina played in both shows on Broadway. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at ART at Westport Country PlayhousePhoto Flash: First Look at ART at Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

Westport Country Playhouse will open its 2016 Season with two Tony Award-winning plays staged in repertory, 'Art' and 'Red,' with each play alternating daily, now through May 29. 'Art' by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton, and 'Red' by John Logan, will be directed by Mark Lamos, Playhouse artistic director. Each of the plays is about art: making it, owning it, the anguish of creating it, and the ache of believing in it. BroadwayWorld has a first look at 'Art' below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at RED at Westport Country PlayhousePhoto Flash: First Look at RED at Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

Westport Country Playhouse will open its 2016 Season with two Tony Award-winning plays staged in repertory, 'Art' and 'Red,' with each play alternating daily, now through May 29. 'Art' by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton, and 'Red' by John Logan, will be directed by Mark Lamos, Playhouse artistic director. Each of the plays is about art: making it, owning it, the anguish of creating it, and the ache of believing in it. BroadwayWorld has a first look at 'Red' below! (more...)

BWW Review: LEWISTON in New HavenBWW Review: LEWISTON in New Haven
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - Apr 18, 2016

What a difference a day makes in Samuel D. Hunter's play, Lewiston, which is having its world premiere at the Long Wharf Theatre. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse to Open 2016 Season with ART and RED in RepWestport Country Playhouse to Open 2016 Season with ART and RED in Rep
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

Westport Country Playhouse will open its 2016 Season with two Tony Award-winning plays staged in repertory, "Art" and "Red," with each play alternating daily, from May 3 through May 29.  "Art" by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton, and "Red" by John Logan, will be directed by Mark Lamos, Playhouse artistic director.  Each of the plays is about art:  making it, owning it, the anguish of creating it, and the ache of believing in it.   (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at 110 IN THE SHADE at Ford's TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at 110 IN THE SHADE at Ford's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

The Ford's Theatre 2015-2016 season continues with the musical 110 IN THE SHADE, directed and choreographed by Tony-Award nominee Marcia Milgrom Dodge, now through May 14, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

BWW Review: 110 IN THE SHADE Brings a Miracle to Ford's TheatreBWW Review: 110 IN THE SHADE Brings a Miracle to Ford's Theatre
by Keith Tittermary - Mar 17, 2016

A gem of a musical written by The Fantasticks team of Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones with libretto by N. Richard Nash (using his own play The Rainmaker as basis) is about a con man coming into town to 'sell' rain to a drought-stricken, Depression-era Texas town, but winds up creating a miracle along the way. Schmidt and Jones' score is far superior to their tour-de-force The Fantasticks, while Nash's libretto is bit on the sugary side yet it is still a beautiful tale of miracles happening in the most unlikely of places. (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre to Premiere LEWISTON, 4/6-5/1Long Wharf Theatre to Premiere LEWISTON, 4/6-5/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2016

Long Wharf Theatre will present the world premiere of Lewiston, by Samuel D. Hunter and directed by Eric Ting from April 6 through May 1 on Stage II. Tickets are $26 to $85. (more...)

Darko Tresnjak to Helm Kaliswa Brewster and Chris Ghaffari in ROMEO & JULIET at Hartford StageDarko Tresnjak to Helm Kaliswa Brewster and Chris Ghaffari in ROMEO & JULIET at Hartford Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

Hartford Stage presents William Shakespeare's most popular play, ROMEO & JULIET, directed by Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak, who previously helmed the critically acclaimed productions of HAMLET, MACBETH, TWELFTH NIGHT and THE TEMPEST. The tragic romance will play from February 11 through March 20 only. (more...)

The Play Company to Open 2015-16 Idea Lab During ABYSSThe Play Company to Open 2015-16 Idea Lab During ABYSS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2015

The Play Company's (PlayCo) 2015-16 Idea Lab features three curated events, November 18 & 28 and December 4, following performances of award-winning, German playwright Maria Milisavljevic's Abyss. The critically acclaimed U.S. premiere, directed by Maria Mileaf, runs through December 6 at Theaterlab, 357 West 36th Street. Writing about Abyss for The New York Times, Ben Brantley praised the 'poetic drama,' as 'genuinely artful...And it will take you places you didn't expect to go.' Speaking about the play's painfully current themes, he said it considers, 'some very topical questions of European national identities in a time of permeable and shifting borders.' (more...)

BWW Review: THE SECRET GARDEN at Center Stage - Simply SpectacularBWW Review: THE SECRET GARDEN at Center Stage - Simply Spectacular
by Charles Shubow - Nov 17, 2015

Tony-winning musical directed and choreographed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge should not be missed. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Brandi Burkhardt and Caitlin Cohn Talk Center Stage's THE SECRET GARDEN on Fox BaltimoreSTAGE TUBE: Brandi Burkhardt and Caitlin Cohn Talk Center Stage's THE SECRET GARDEN on Fox Baltimore
by Stage Tube - Nov 16, 2015

Center Stage presents the family musicalThe Secret Garden, based on the beloved novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. In the video below, actresses Brandi Burkhardt and Caitlin Cohn talk to Fox Baltimore about the show.  Check it out below! (more...)

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