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BWW Review: ROE at Arena is Fiery, Funny and HeartbreakingBWW Review: ROE at Arena is Fiery, Funny and Heartbreaking
by Hannah Menchhoff - Jan 20, 2017

In Washington D.C. we are at the center of political activity. Today we inaugurate the 45th President of the United States and tomorrow thousands are expected to attend the Women's March on Washington. In light of this, the world premiere of ROE at Arena Stage was all the more timely. (more...)

Photo Flash: Lisa Loomer's ROE Celebrates Opening Night at Arena StagePhoto Flash: Lisa Loomer's ROE Celebrates Opening Night at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Following an acclaimed run at Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Lisa Loomer's world-premiere drama Roe makes its D.C. debut at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Directed by Bill Rauch, the drama focuses on the two women at the heart of the landmark Roe v. Wade case-plaintiff Norma McCorvey and her attorney Sarah Weddington-and documents their shockingly divergent journeys following the case, that would come to mirror the polarization in American culture. Roe is a co-production with Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Berkeley Repertory Theatre and runs January 12-February 19, 2017 in the Kreeger Theater. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities in D.C. below! (more...)

BLOOD BROTHERS to Visit Sheffield's Lyceum Theatre on 30th Anniversary TourBLOOD BROTHERS to Visit Sheffield's Lyceum Theatre on 30th Anniversary Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Bill Kenwright's production of international smash-hit musical Blood Brothers visits the Lyceum Theatre in Sheffield, from Monday 23 January to Saturday 4 February, as part of its 30th Anniversary Tour, with Lyn Paul in the iconic role of Mrs Johnstone. (more...)

Berkeley Rep Looks at the Years Following Roe v. Wade in ROE World PremiereBerkeley Rep Looks at the Years Following Roe v. Wade in ROE World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the world premiere production of Roe written by Lisa Loomer and directed by Bill Rauch. Roe is a co-production with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Arena Stage. (more...)

International Triumph Blood Brothers to Embark on 30th Anniversary UK TourInternational Triumph Blood Brothers to Embark on 30th Anniversary UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

2017 marks 30 years since Bill Kenwright's production of the international smash hit musical Blood Brothers first toured the UK. In celebration, the iconic musical will visit theatres across the country next year, opening on Tuesday 17 January at the New Victoria Theatre in Woking. (more...)

THE COMEDY ABOUT A BANK ROBBERY Announces New CastTHE COMEDY ABOUT A BANK ROBBERY Announces New Cast
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

With Mischief Theatre's production of The Play That Goes Wrong soon to open on Broadway, today the company announces the new cast for its critically acclaimed smash (and grab) hit play The Comedy About A Bank Robbery. (more...)

New Casting Announced for RAISING MARTHANew Casting Announced for RAISING MARTHA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Raising Martha, a brand new dark comedy by award-winning writer David Spicer, and directed by Michael Fentiman, will have its world premiere at Park Theatre from 12 January 2017, playing until 11 February, with a press night on Tuesday 17 January. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Carmen Cusack Croons Tunes at BRIGHT STAR's Reunion ConcertBWW TV Exclusive: Carmen Cusack Croons Tunes at BRIGHT STAR's Reunion Concert
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 3, 2017

On December 12, the company of BRIGHT STAR reunited for a one-night-only concert at Town Hall. In celebration of their recent GRAMMY Award nomination, BroadwayWorld has exclusive footage from the concert - listen to Carmen Cusack croon onstage below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Lakewood Theatre Company's MURDER ON THE NILEPhoto Flash: Meet the Cast of Lakewood Theatre Company's MURDER ON THE NILE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Lakewood Theatre Company continues its 64th season on January 6, 2017 with Agatha Christie's murder mystery masterpiece, Murder On The Nile. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in costume below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Chris Colfer & More At DREAMGIRLS London OpeningPhoto Flash: Chris Colfer & More At DREAMGIRLS London Opening
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Sonia Friedman Productions presents the long-awaited UK premiere of Dreamgirls, opening tonight 14 December 2016 and running at the Savoy Theatre until 6 May 2017. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Whoa, Mama! Inside BRIGHT STAR's Reunion at Town Hall!Photo Coverage: Whoa, Mama! Inside BRIGHT STAR's Reunion at Town Hall!
by Walter McBride - Dec 14, 2016

On Monday night, the company of BRIGHT STAR reunited for a one night only concert at Town Hall. Check out the photos below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Backstage at BRIGHT STAR with Steve Martin, Edie Brickell & Company!Photo Coverage: Backstage at BRIGHT STAR with Steve Martin, Edie Brickell & Company!
by Walter McBride - Dec 13, 2016

BroadwayWorld was backstage at the one night only BRIGHT STAR - The Concert last night. Check out the photos below! (more...)

Breaking: BRIGHT STAR Will Launch A National Tour in Salt Lake City in 2018Breaking: BRIGHT STAR Will Launch A National Tour in Salt Lake City in 2018
by Alan Henry - Dec 12, 2016

Laura Heywood (@BroadwayGirlNYC) has confirmed to BroadwayWorld that at the Bright Star concert tonight, music supervisor Peter Asher confirmed that the production will tour in 2018, beginning in Salt Lake City. No further details on dates or casting have yet been announced. (more...)

GAME OF THRONES' Gwyneth Keyworth Joins RAISING MARTHA at Park TheatreGAME OF THRONES' Gwyneth Keyworth Joins RAISING MARTHA at Park Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

Raising Martha, a brand new dark comedy by award-winning writer David Spicer, and directed by Michael Fentiman, will have its world premiere at Park Theatre from 12 January 2017, playing until 11 February, with a press night on Tuesday 17 January 2017. (more...)

'tis the Season For a Merry Mikado in Port Adelaide'tis the Season For a Merry Mikado in Port Adelaide
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Taking the sea air on the historic ketch Falie at Port Adelaide are two Yum Yums from the Mikado in Port Adelaide. Sarah Jane Pattichis and Grace Bawden both play Yum Yum, one of the three little maids, but on alternate nights on 9 and 11 December at 7.30pm at the Harts Mill Complex Port Adelaide. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for the World Premiere of Dan Gillespie Sells & Tom Macrae's New Musical EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIEFull Casting Announced for the World Premiere of Dan Gillespie Sells & Tom Macrae's New Musical EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2016

Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres Robert Hastie today announces the cast for the world premiere of Dan Gillespie Sells and Tom MacRae's new musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie. (more...)

Casting Announced for D.C. Premiere of ROE by Lisa LoomerCasting Announced for D.C. Premiere of ROE by Lisa Loomer
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

Following an acclaimed run at Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Lisa Loomer's world-premiere drama Roe makes its D.C. debut at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. (more...)

A&E to Premiere Season Two of Gritty Drama Series GANGLAND UNDERCOVER, 12/8A&E to Premiere Season Two of Gritty Drama Series GANGLAND UNDERCOVER, 12/8
by TV News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

A&E Network will premiere season two of the intense scripted series GANGLAND UNDERCOVER, inspired by Charles Falco's 2013 memoir, Vagos, Mongols, and Outlaws: My Infiltration of America's Deadliest Biker Gangs on Thursday, December 8 (more...)

Northwest Children's Theater Travels Over the Rainbow with THE WIZARD OF OZNorthwest Children's Theater Travels Over the Rainbow with THE WIZARD OF OZ
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

There's no place like Oz! This holiday season, travel over the rainbow to a magical kingdom filled with munchkins, flying monkeys, witches, and wizards. Join four unlikely friends as  they set out to discover wisdom, compassion, courage, and the way home. (more...)

Co-Opera to Present THE MIKADO at Port AdelaideCo-Opera to Present THE MIKADO at Port Adelaide
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2016

Co-Opera's special style of opera comes to Port Adelaide. With its easy, breezy, BYO cabaret style; this rollicking Mikado visits Port Adelaide to welcome the Christmas season, bringing  a new dimension to opera for the Port Adelaide community. (more...)

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