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Who Should Lead Disney's Live-Action MARY POPPINS? Hathaway, Blunt Are Current FavoritesWho Should Lead Disney's Live-Action MARY POPPINS? Hathaway, Blunt Are Current Favorites
by TV News Desk - Sep 18, 2015

BoyleSports, an Ireland-based online betting firm, announced this week that Oscar-winner Anne Hathaway leads the race as favorite actress to take on the role of the iconic nanny, with 6/4 odds. (more...)

HIGH SOCIETY Opens Walnut Street's 207th Anniversary Season TonightHIGH SOCIETY Opens Walnut Street's 207th Anniversary Season Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2015

Walnut Street Theatre opens its landmark 207th season with the sparkling Broadway musical featuring the classic sounds of Cole Porter, HIGH SOCIETY. Directed by Frank Anzalone, with choreography by Mary Jane Houdina, this Philadelphia premiere opens tonight, September 16th, and runs through October 25th on the Walnut's Mainstage. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at HIGH SOCIETY at Walnut Street TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at HIGH SOCIETY at Walnut Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2015

Walnut Street Theatre opens its landmark 207th season with the sparkling Broadway musical featuring the classic sounds of Cole Porter, HIGH SOCIETY. Directed by Frank Anzalone, with choreography by Mary Jane Houdina, this Philadelphia premiere began previews on September 8th, opens on September 16th and runs through October 25th on the Walnut's Mainstage. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Breaking News: Rob Marshall Will Direct Disney's New MARY POPPINS Film; Shaiman & Wittman Will Write ScoreBreaking News: Rob Marshall Will Direct Disney's New MARY POPPINS Film; Shaiman & Wittman Will Write Score
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2015

It's Mary that we love, and Mary's coming back! According to Variety, Rob Marshall (Into the Woods, Chicago) will direct a Disney reboot of their classic 1964 film, Mary Poppins. The project will be produced by John DeLuca and Marc Platt. The film will reportedly take place 20 years after the events of the original movie, and will include 'storylines from the P.L. Travers' children books focusing on the magical nanny's continued adventures with the Banks family.' Casting has not yet been announced.  (more...)

Starz to Co-Produce Writer/Director Stephen Poliakoff's CLOSE TO THE ENEMY Original MiniseriesStarz to Co-Produce Writer/Director Stephen Poliakoff's CLOSE TO THE ENEMY Original Miniseries
by TV News Desk - Sep 14, 2015

Starz today announced it has secured, via a deal with international distributor all3media International, the exclusive U.S. premium rights to, and will co-produce the six-episode original miniseries “Close to the Enemy,” (more...)

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY's Oompa Loompas Roam Theatre Royal in Honor of Roald Dahl DayCHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY's Oompa Loompas Roam Theatre Royal in Honor of Roald Dahl Day
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2015

The hit West End musical Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, based on the book by Roald Dahl, and directed by Sam Mendes, is marking Roald Dahl Day on 13 September by releasing new pictures of the Oompa-Loompas on the loose at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. Check them out below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at HIGH SOCIETY at Walnut Street TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at HIGH SOCIETY at Walnut Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2015

Walnut Street Theatre opens its landmark 207th season with the sparkling Broadway musical featuring the classic sounds of Cole Porter, HIGH SOCIETY. Directed by Frank Anzalone, with choreography by Mary Jane Houdina, this Philadelphia premiere began previews on September 8th, opens on September 16th and runs through October 25th on the Walnut's Mainstage. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

HIGH SOCIETY to Open Walnut Street's 207th Anniversary SeasonHIGH SOCIETY to Open Walnut Street's 207th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2015

Walnut Street Theatre opens its landmark 207th season with the sparkling Broadway musical featuring the classic sounds of Cole Porter, HIGH SOCIETY. Directed by Frank Anzalone, with choreography by Mary Jane Houdina, this Philadelphia premiere begins previews on September 8th, opens on September 16th and runs through October 25th on the Walnut's Mainstage. (more...)

Casting Announced For Sell A Door's New Adaptation Of THE SILVER SWORDCasting Announced For Sell A Door's New Adaptation Of THE SILVER SWORD
by Jenny Antill - Sep 4, 2015

Ian Seraillier's highly acclaimed and much-loved children's novel, THE SILVER SWORD, will receive its world stage premiere at Coventry's Belgrade Theatre from Sat 26 Sept - Sat 3 Oct before embarking on UK Tour throughout Autumn 2015. This brand new production comes to The Old Rep from Thursday 22 - Saturday 24 October. (more...)

WOLF HALL's Lydia Leonard to Lead LITTLE EYOLF at the Almeida This WinterWOLF HALL's Lydia Leonard to Lead LITTLE EYOLF at the Almeida This Winter
by Jessica Khan - Sep 3, 2015

From the Tudors to Ibsen! According to the Daily Mail, WOLF HALL's Anne Boleyn, Lydia Leonard, will star in Richard Eyre's production of LITTLE EYOLF at the Almeida Theatre this winter. (more...)

Capitol Center for the Arts Sets MET: Live in HD Screenings for 2015-16Capitol Center for the Arts Sets MET: Live in HD Screenings for 2015-16
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2015

The Capitol Center for the Arts is pleased to announce that it will present 11 productions in next season's Met: Live in HD series, beginning with Verdi's Il Trovatore on Saturday, October 3, at 12:55pm. Single tickets for this series are on sale now for $26 Adults; $22 Seniors/Met/CCA Members; and $15 Students. Season subscriptions are also available at $234 Adults; $198 Seniors/Met/CCA Members; and $135 students. (more...)

Super Channel to Bring More Exclusive STARZ Programming to Canadian ViewersSuper Channel to Bring More Exclusive STARZ Programming to Canadian Viewers
by TV News Desk - Sep 3, 2015

Super Channel, Canada's only national English pay television network, is very pleased to announce a recent extension and broadening of its agreement with Starz Worldwide Distribution (more...)

ROMEO AND JULIET to Launch Royal Opera House's Live Cinema 2015-16 SeasonROMEO AND JULIET to Launch Royal Opera House's Live Cinema 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

The Royal Opera House Live Cinema Season 2015/16 is the most ambitious to date. Six ballets and six operas, including five new productions, will be screened in over 1,000 cinemas across 45 countries allowing audiences in the US to experience more opera and ballet from the Royal Opera House than ever before. (more...)

Jonathan Church Named Artistic Director of Sydney Theatre CompanyJonathan Church Named Artistic Director of Sydney Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

Jonathan Church will succeed Andrew Upton as Artistic Director of Sydney Theatre Company (STC), it was announced today, 25 August 2015. The British artist has been Artistic Director of Chichester Festival Theatre since 2006 and is credited with completely transforming the much-loved UK institution. (more...)

Jonathan Church to Take Over as Artistic Director of Sydney Theatre CompanyJonathan Church to Take Over as Artistic Director of Sydney Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

As announced earlier in the year, Andrew Upton's tenure as Artistic Director draws to a close at the end of 2015.  (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

Disney and Cameron Mackintosh are delighted to announce the full cast for the forthcoming UK and Ireland tour of their multi award-winning musical MARY POPPINS, opening at Leicester Curve on 12 October 2015. (more...)

Brooklyn Music Venue National Sawdust Releases Complete Lineup for Inaugural SeasonBrooklyn Music Venue National Sawdust Releases Complete Lineup for Inaugural Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Composer Paola Prestini, the Creative and Executive Director of National Sawdust (NS), today announced programming for the non-profit's inaugural fall season in its new home-a $16 million, 13,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art chamber hall in the heart of Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The performance and recording venue, designed by Brooklyn-based architecture firm Bureau V in the shell of century-old former sawdust factory, will provide composers and musicians a setting in which they can flourish, and a place where they are given commissioning support, mentoring and other critical resources essential to create, and then share, their work. For audiences-serious fans and casual listeners alike-the venue will be a place to discover genre-spanning music at accessible ticket prices. (more...)

HIGH SOCIETY to Open Walnut Street's 207th Anniversary SeasonHIGH SOCIETY to Open Walnut Street's 207th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

Walnut Street Theatre opens its landmark 207th season with the sparkling Broadway musical featuring the classic sounds of Cole Porter, HIGH SOCIETY. Directed by Frank Anzalone, with choreography by Mary Jane Houdina, this Philadelphia premiere begins previews on September 8th, opens on September 16th and runs through October 25th on the Walnut's Mainstage. (more...)

STITCHES Runs Now thru Aug 15 at TheaterLabSTITCHES Runs Now thru Aug 15 at TheaterLab
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2015

In Stitches Jane is coming apart at the seams, and her sister Jill is trying to hold it all together. When the phone rings their lives become irrevocably intertwined, and the the fine line between self-destruction and self-control quickly begins to erode. (more...)

STITCHES to Run 8/6-15 at TheaterLabSTITCHES to Run 8/6-15 at TheaterLab
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2015

In Stitches Jane is coming apart at the seams, and her sister Jill is trying to hold it all together. When the phone rings their lives become irrevocably intertwined, and the the fine line between self-destruction and self-control quickly begins to erode. (more...)

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