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TADA! Youth Theater's THE TRIALS OF ALICE IN WONDERLAND Runs thru May 17TADA! Youth Theater's THE TRIALS OF ALICE IN WONDERLAND Runs thru May 17
by BroadwayWorld JR - May 1, 2015

In celebration of the 150th Anniversary of Lewis Carroll's original work, Alice in Wonderland, the Drama Desk Award-Winning TADA! Youth Theater will present THE TRIALS OF ALICE IN WONDERLAND, an original Off-Broadway musical performed by talented kids, for kids. ALICE opens on April 25th and runs through May 17th at TADA! 15 West 28th Street.  (more...)

Irish Theatre of Chicago's Full 2015-16 Season to Include, SPINNING, MY BRILLIANT DIVORCE & MoreIrish Theatre of Chicago's Full 2015-16 Season to Include, SPINNING, MY BRILLIANT DIVORCE & More
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2015

Irish Theatre of Chicago, formerly Seanachai Theatre Company, is pleased to announce its 2015-16 Season, featuring a U.S premiere and two Midwest premieres. The company's first-ever three-show season kicks off this fall with the Midwest premiere of Geraldine Aron's touching and comedic one-woman show MY BRILLIANT DIVORCE, directed by Siiri Scott. ITC's 21st Season continues in March 2016 with the Midwest premiere of Gary Mitchell's intense thriller IN A LITTLE WORLD OF OUR OWN, directed by Associate Artistic Director Jeri Frederickson. The season concludes in spring 2016 with the U.S. premiere of Deirdre Kinahan's probing drama SPINNING, directed by Joanie Schultz. (more...)

OSF Sets New AMERICAN REVOLUTIONS CommissionsOSF Sets New AMERICAN REVOLUTIONS Commissions
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2015

American Revolutions is the Oregon Shakespeare Festival's 10-year commissioning program (2008-2018) of up to 37 new plays that look at moments of change in America's past, with the goal of helping to establish a shared understanding of our national identity and illuminate the best paths for our nation's future. (more...)

Lauren Blumenfeld to Star in RICH GIRL at The Old Globe; Full Cast Announced!Lauren Blumenfeld to Star in RICH GIRL at The Old Globe; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the West Coast premiere of an exciting new American play, Rich Girl, by acclaimed playwright Victoria Stewart, continuing the Globe's 80th Anniversary festivities as part of the Balboa Park Centennial Celebration. Rich Girl will be directed by James Vasquez (Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror Show), and will play May 23 - June 21, 2015, in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. (more...)

Road Theatre Company's THE OTHER PLACE Extends Through May 31Road Theatre Company's THE OTHER PLACE Extends Through May 31
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

The Road Theatre Company and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, are thrilled to announce that the second show of its 2014-2015 season, the critically-acclaimed (LA Times' CRITICS CHOICE!) Los Angeles Premiere of THE OTHER PLACE, written by Sharr White and directed by Andre Barron and starring Sam Anderson, Taylor Gilbert, Dirk Etchison and Danielle Stephens is EXTENDING AGAIN - Now through SUNDAY, MAY 31st at the Road Theatre Company's second home, the Road on Magnolia, located in The NoHo Senior Arts Colony, 10747 Magnolia Blvd. in North Hollywood. (more...)

Victor Almanzar, Francis Guinan, Brittany Uomoleale and More to Lead Steppenwolf's GRAND CONCOURSE; Full Cast Announced!Victor Almanzar, Francis Guinan, Brittany Uomoleale and More to Lead Steppenwolf's GRAND CONCOURSE; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announces the full cast for the Chicago premiere production of Grand Concourse, a play full of both humor and heart by Heidi Schreck. Directed by ensemble member Yasen Peyankov, the cast features ensemble members Francis Guinan (8/14 - 8/30) and Tim Hopper (7/2-8/13) sharing the role of Frog and Mariann Mayberry as Shelley with Brittany Uomoleale as Emma and Victor Almanzar as Oscar. (more...)

Pig Iron Theatre Company to Present I PROMISED MYSELF TO LIVE FASTER, 5/22-31Pig Iron Theatre Company to Present I PROMISED MYSELF TO LIVE FASTER, 5/22-31
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

Coming off a celebrated run at the 39th Annual Humana Festival of New American Plays in Louisville, Kentucky, Pig Iron Theatre Company brings the rolling World Premiere of I Promised Myself To Live Faster, home for a run at FringeArts. The show is set to run May 22-May 31. Opening night is Saturday, May 23 at 8 p.m. Tickets cost $29-$36 and are available on www.fringearts.com. Performances are at FringeArts, 140 Columbus Blvd. More information about Pig Iron Theatre Company can be found at www.pigiron.org. (more...)

Indigo Girls, Valerie Harper and More Set for THE STARS COME OUT FOR SURVIVORS Benefit, 5/9Indigo Girls, Valerie Harper and More Set for THE STARS COME OUT FOR SURVIVORS Benefit, 5/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2015

"THE STARS COME OUT FOR SURVIVORS - NYC" is slated for Saturday, May 9th at Webster Hall in NYC, with a special full benefit concert by Indigo Girls presented by the award-winning Survivor Mitzvah Project. (more...)

BWW Reviews:  AIRLINE HIGHWAY Plays Like The Mot l New OrleansBWW Reviews: AIRLINE HIGHWAY Plays Like The Mot l New Orleans
by Michael Dale - Apr 26, 2015

Lisa D'Amour's drama of New Orleans motel residents is a slow-moving vehicle. (more...)

BWW TV: Laissez les Bon Temps Rouler! Go Inside Opening Night of AIRLINE HIGHWAY!BWW TV: Laissez les Bon Temps Rouler! Go Inside Opening Night of AIRLINE HIGHWAY!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 25, 2015

Manhattan Theatre Club's presentation of Steppenwolf Theatre Company's production of Airline Highway, the new play by Pulitzer Prize finalist Lisa D'Amour (Detroit), directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello (Casa Valentina, Take Me Out), opened last night, April 23 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there for opening night, and he chatted with the full company before they led their New Orleans-style parade to the theatre. Check out interviews with the full company below! (more...)

Sideshow Theatre Company's STUPID F**KING BIRD to Return to Victory Gardens This SummerSideshow Theatre Company's STUPID F**KING BIRD to Return to Victory Gardens This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2015

Carlisle Hart, LLC presents Sideshow Theatre Company, Chicago's preeminent theater company for presenting familiar stories in unorthodox ways, in a commercial remount of their wildly successful, sold-out smash hit production of STUPID FUCKING BIRD. Aaron Posner's comic spin on Chekhov's The Seagull is directed by artistic director Jonathan L. Green, from July 23 through August 30, 2015 at Victory Gardens Za?ek McVay Theater, 2433. N Lincoln Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: April 18-24THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: April 18-24
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 24, 2015

Catch up on the week's biggest stories from Broadway and beyond in BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures,' featuring coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights, and more. Highlights this week include coverage of the opening nights of FUN HOME, LIVING ON LOVE, DOCTOR ZHIVAGO, and SOMETHING ROTTEN, the 29th annual Easter Bonnet Competition, a behind-the-scenes look at Lyric Opera of Chicago's CAROUSEL, and more! (more...)

Photo Coverage: AIRLINE HIGHWAY Cast Parades to the Samuel J. Friedman TheatrePhoto Coverage: AIRLINE HIGHWAY Cast Parades to the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre
by Jennifer Broski - Apr 24, 2015

Manhattan Theatre Club's presentation of Steppenwolf Theatre Company's production of Airline Highway, the new play by Pulitzer Prize finalist Lisa D'Amour (Detroit), directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello (Casa Valentina, Take Me Out), opened last night, April 23 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). BroadwayWorld was there for the whole night and you can check out photos from the company's parade from Bourbon Street to the theatre below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of AIRLINE HIGHWAYPhoto Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of AIRLINE HIGHWAY
by Jennifer Broski - Apr 24, 2015

Manhattan Theatre Club's presentation of Steppenwolf Theatre Company's production of Airline Highway, the new play by Pulitzer Prize finalist Lisa D'Amour (Detroit), directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello (Casa Valentina, Take Me Out), opened last night, April 23 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). BroadwayWorld was there for the whole night and you can check out photos from the red carpet theatre arrivals below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside AIRLINE HIGHWAY's Opening Night Curtain Call!Photo Coverage: Inside AIRLINE HIGHWAY's Opening Night Curtain Call!
by Jennifer Broski - Apr 24, 2015

Manhattan Theatre Club's presentation of Steppenwolf Theatre Company's production of Airline Highway, the new play by Pulitzer Prize finalist Lisa D'Amour (Detroit), directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello (Casa Valentina, Take Me Out), opened last night, April 23 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). BroadwayWorld was there for the whole night and you can check out photos from the curtain call below! (more...)

Review Roundup: AIRLINE HIGHWAY Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!Review Roundup: AIRLINE HIGHWAY Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Apr 23, 2015

Manhattan Theatre Club's presentation of Steppenwolf Theatre Company's production of Airline Highway, the new play by Pulitzer Prize finalist Lisa D'Amour (Detroit), directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello (Casa Valentina, Take Me Out), opens tonight, April 23 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Welcome to The Hummingbird! Meet the Full Cast of AIRLINE HIGHWAY, Opening Tonight on BroadwayWelcome to The Hummingbird! Meet the Full Cast of AIRLINE HIGHWAY, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 23, 2015

Manhattan Theatre Club's presentation of Steppenwolf Theatre Company's production of Airline Highway, the new play by Pulitzer Prize finalist Lisa D'Amour (Detroit), directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello (Casa Valentina, Take Me Out), opens tonight, April 23 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the company and watch interviews with the cast! (more...)

ORSON'S SHADOW to Receive European Premiere at Southwark PlayhouseORSON'S SHADOW to Receive European Premiere at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

1960. Backstage at London's Royal Court Theatre. Hollywood giants Orson Welles and Laurence Olivier have been persuaded to work together for the first time - the inspired idea of legendary theatre critic, Kenneth Tynan. Welles has agreed to direct Olivier and Joan Plowright in a production of Eugene Ionesco's masterpiece Rhinoceros. But with Olivier's eccentric wife Vivien Leigh added to the volatile mix, legendary egos collide both on stage and off. (more...)

AIRLINE HIGHWAY Opens This Evening at Manhattan Theatre ClubAIRLINE HIGHWAY Opens This Evening at Manhattan Theatre Club
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

Manhattan Theatre Club's presentation of Steppenwolf Theatre Company's production of Airline Highway, the new play by Pulitzer Prize finalist Lisa D'Amour (Detroit), directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello (Casa Valentina, Take Me Out), opens tonight, April 23 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). (more...)

Joey Slotnick, Lauren Katz and Jim Dennen's New Improvised Show IN THE ROOM Set for Lookingglass This SpringJoey Slotnick, Lauren Katz and Jim Dennen's New Improvised Show IN THE ROOM Set for Lookingglass This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

Lookingglass Theatre Company presents In the Room, a special event developed by Lookingglass Ensemble member Joey Slotnick and artistic collaborators Lauren Katz and Jim Dennen.  In the Room will be presented for three nights only, April 30 - May 2, 2015 at 9:00pm at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. (more...)

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