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BWW Review: HEARTBREAK HOUSE at Hartford StageBWW Review: HEARTBREAK HOUSE at Hartford Stage
by Joseph Harrison - May 21, 2017

From the very moment audiences enter the theater at Hartford Stage for its final production of the 2016-17 season, George Bernard Shaw's HEARTBREAK HOUSE, it is immediately apparent the evening is going to be quite unique. In what has been called Shaw's "most ambitious and prophetic achievement", HEARTBREAK HOUSE manages to bring to life the signature wit and social dialogue of Shaw's other works but with a sense of danger, intrigue and fascination - and under the direction of Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak, the Hartford Stage production accomplishes this and more. (more...)

BWW Top Picks for Connecticut Theater May 2017BWW Top Picks for Connecticut Theater May 2017
by Lauren Yarger - May 2, 2017

Connecticut Shows Enjoying Awards Season on Broadway. Here's What's happening and Top Picks Coming Up in May. (more...)

Miles Anderson to Play Patriarch in HEARTBREAK HOUSE at Hartford StageMiles Anderson to Play Patriarch in HEARTBREAK HOUSE at Hartford Stage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts announced today the creative team and cast for George Bernard Shaw's comic and caustic masterwork Heartbreak House, directed by Tresnjak. The show plays May 11 to June 11. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE BLAMELESS Opens at The Old Globe TonightPhoto Flash: THE BLAMELESS Opens at The Old Globe Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Developed in The Old Globe's 2016 New Voices Festival, The Blameless is a compassionate and moving look at the power of familial bonds in the most extraordinary of circumstances. The boisterous Garcia family has always tackled their days with warmth, humor, and tough love. (more...)

Star-Studded Cast, Creative Team Announced for Globe Favorite THE BLAMELESSStar-Studded Cast, Creative Team Announced for Globe Favorite THE BLAMELESS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team of the world premiere of Nick Gandiello's touching and timely drama The Blameless, which was developed in a reading in the Globe's Powers New Voices Festival last year.Gaye Taylor Upchurch (The Last Match, Bethany) returns to the Globe to direct. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of THE BLAMELESS at The Old GlobePhoto Flash: Meet the Cast of THE BLAMELESS at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The Old Globe presents the world premiere of Nick Gandiello's touching and timely drama The Blameless, which was developed in a reading in the Globe's Powers New Voices Festival last year. Gaye Taylor Upchurch (The Last Match, Bethany) returns to the Globe to direct.The Blameless will play February 23 - March 26, 2017 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Previews run February 23 - March 1. Opening night is Today, March 2 at 8:00 p.m. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of THE BLAMELESS at The Old GlobePhoto Flash: Meet the Cast of THE BLAMELESS at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

The Old Globe presents the world premiere of Nick Gandiello's touching and timely drama The Blameless, which was developed in a reading in the Globe's Powers New Voices Festival last year. Gaye Taylor Upchurch (The Last Match, Bethany) returns to the Globe to direct.The Blameless will play February 23 - March 26, 2017 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Previews run February 23 - March 1. Opening night is Thursday, March 2 at 8:00 p.m. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company below! (more...)

Star-Studded Cast, Creative Team Announced for Globe Favorite THE BLAMELESSStar-Studded Cast, Creative Team Announced for Globe Favorite THE BLAMELESS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team of the world premiere of Nick Gandiello's touching and timely drama The Blameless, which was developed in a reading in the Globe's Powers New Voices Festival last year.Gaye Taylor Upchurch (The Last Match, Bethany) returns to the Globe to direct. (more...)

Sold-Out DEAD POETS SOCIETY to Close with Special Benefit PerformanceSold-Out DEAD POETS SOCIETY to Close with Special Benefit Performance
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Classic Stage Company has added one final performance of their sold-out production of Dead Poets Society, starring Jason Sudeikis as John Keating, on Sunday evening, December 18 at 7 pm. (more...)

VIDEO: Jason Sudeikis Talks Off-Broadway's DEAD POETS SOCIETY on 'Tonight'VIDEO: Jason Sudeikis Talks Off-Broadway's DEAD POETS SOCIETY on 'Tonight'
by TV News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, guest Jason Sudeikis is freaking out over remembering his lines as John Keating in the new New York production of DEAD POETS SOCIETY. (more...)

BWW Review: Jason Sudeikis Stars in CSC's Crisp and Engaging Stage Premiere of DEAD POETS SOCIETYBWW Review: Jason Sudeikis Stars in CSC's Crisp and Engaging Stage Premiere of DEAD POETS SOCIETY
by Michael Dale - Nov 20, 2016

While the work of director John Doyle has been a frequent presence at Classic Stage Company for the past few years, his tenure as the company's artistic director gets off to an impressive start this season with a crisp and engaging world premiere production of Tom Schulman's DEAD POETS SOCIETY. (more...)

DEAD POETS SOCIETY, Starring Jason Sudeikis, Opens Tonight Off-BroadwayDEAD POETS SOCIETY, Starring Jason Sudeikis, Opens Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

Classic Stage Company presents Dead Poets Society, a new play based on the beloved 1989 film, starring Jason Sudeikis as John Keating. Performances for Dead Poets Society celebrates its official press opening tonight, November 17, at CSC (136 East 13th Street) and will play a limited engagement extended through Sunday, December 18. (more...)

DEAD POETS SOCIETY, Starring Jason Sudeikis, Starts Tomorrow Off-BroadwayDEAD POETS SOCIETY, Starring Jason Sudeikis, Starts Tomorrow Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

A friendly reminder! Classic Stage Company will present Dead Poets Society, a new play based on the beloved 1989 film, starring Jason Sudeikis as John Keating. Performances for Dead Poets Society will begin tomorrow, October 27, at CSC (136 East 13th Street) with an official press opening Thursday, November 17 and will play a limited engagement extended through Sunday, December 18. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 11/20; 42ND STREET Tour, MY FAIR LADY in New Orleans; Voting Open and More!Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 11/20; 42ND STREET Tour, MY FAIR LADY in New Orleans; Voting Open and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 20, 2015

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Baltimore, New Orleans, Seattle, and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include the National Tour of 42ND STREET in Orange County, MY FAIR LADY in New Orleans, and COME FROM AWAY in Seattle, just to name a few. (more...)

BWW Review:  THE SECOND MRS WILSON at GSP is a Must-See PlayBWW Review: THE SECOND MRS WILSON at GSP is a Must-See Play
by Marina Kennedy - Nov 19, 2015

See 'The Second Mrs. Wilson' at George Street Playhouse through November 29th. Written by Joe DiPietro and directed by Gordon Edelstein, this must-see play features a stellar cast. (more...)

John Glover & Laila Robins to Lead THE SECOND MRS. WILSON at George Street PlayhouseJohn Glover & Laila Robins to Lead THE SECOND MRS. WILSON at George Street Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

George Street Playhouse is excited to announce the Award-Winning cast of Joe DiPietro's The Second Mrs. Wilson, to run at the New Brunswick theatre November 10-29. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE SECOND MRS. WILSON in New HavenBWW Reviews: THE SECOND MRS. WILSON in New Haven
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - May 19, 2015

Madame President (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from Long Wharf's THE SECOND MRS. WILSON PremiereSTAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from Long Wharf's THE SECOND MRS. WILSON Premiere
by Stage Tube - May 14, 2015

Long Wharf Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, concludes its 50th anniversary season with the world premiere of The Second Mrs. Wilson by Joe DiPietro. The show runs now through May 31, 2015 on the Claire Tow Stage in the C. Newton Schenck III Mainstage. The press opening was last night, May 13. Click below to watch highlights from the show! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE SECOND MRS. WILSON Premiere at Long Wharf TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at THE SECOND MRS. WILSON Premiere at Long Wharf Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2015

Long Wharf Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, concludes its 50th anniversary season with the world premiere of The Second Mrs. Wilson by Joe DiPietro. The show runs now through May 31, 2015 on the Claire Tow Stage in the C. Newton Schenck III Mainstage. The press opening was last night, May 13. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre Finishes 50th Season With Joe DiPietro's THE SECOND MRS. WILSON Premiere, Beginning TonightLong Wharf Theatre Finishes 50th Season With Joe DiPietro's THE SECOND MRS. WILSON Premiere, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2015

Long Wharf Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, concludes its 50th anniversary season with the world premiere of The Second Mrs. Wilson by Joe DiPietro. The show runs from tonight, May 6 through May 31, 2015 on the Claire Tow Stage in the C. Newton Schenck III Mainstage. (more...)

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