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Stephen Flaherty & Christopher Gattelli's IN YOUR ARMS Coming to Old Globe Theatre?Stephen Flaherty & Christopher Gattelli's IN YOUR ARMS Coming to Old Globe Theatre?
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

Composer Stephen Flaherty just revealed in a recent interview with Aussietheatre.com, that his recent dance musical IN YOUR ARMS, which premiered last year as at part of the summer season at Vassar's Powerhouse Theatre, will soon get a regional run. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Wilbury Group's Surprising ROSENCRANTZ & GUILDNESTERN ARE DEAD is A Must-SeeBWW Reviews: Wilbury Group's Surprising ROSENCRANTZ & GUILDNESTERN ARE DEAD is A Must-See
by Robert Barossi - Jan 26, 2015

It may sound strange but, at its best, theater is not unlike an ecosystem in the natural world. Every organism in nature interacts with every other organism. All the various parts of that system, living and nonliving, must work together so that the system as a whole can survive and thrive. Similarly, every part of a theatrical production must work well together. All the elements, acting, directing, sound, lights, costumes, etc. must be working in harmonious union. If not, it's just a gathering of disconnected ideas, concepts and gimmicks, making a collection of nice parts but not a cohesive whole. On the other hand, when done just right, all of the parts come together to create a perfectly executed singular vison. The Wilbury Group's Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead is exactly that type of show. (more...)

HEROES to Open at Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, 1/28-31HEROES to Open at Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, 1/28-31
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2015

The Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center in association with the Santa Paula Theater Center presents HEROES by Gerald Sibleyras, adapted by Tom Stoppard on its more intimate black box space The DownStage January 28, 29, 31 and February 1. Performances are on Wednesday & Thursday evenings at 7:30 pm, Saturday at 2 pm and Sunday at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look- Odyssey Theatre's ANNA CHRISTIEPhoto Flash: First Look- Odyssey Theatre's ANNA CHRISTIE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2015

Real-life father and daughter Jeff Perry (Scandal) and Zoe Perry (upcoming feature film Cotton) star with Kevin McKidd (Grey's Anatomy) and Mary Mara (Nash Bridges) when Odyssey Theatre Ensemble presents Anna Christie, opening Jan. 24 at the Odyssey Theatre in West L.A. Former Long Wharf associate artistic director Kim Rubinstein directs Eugene O'Neill's 1922 Pulitzer Prize winner. Check out photos from the production below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Orlando James & Eve Ponsonby in West End's SHAKESPEARE IN LOVEPhoto Flash: First Look at Orlando James & Eve Ponsonby in West End's SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

The critically acclaimed production of Shakespeare in Love has today released production pictures of the new cast which took over at London's Noel Coward Theatre on 12 January 2015. Check them out below! (more...)

NT Live to Broadcast EVERYMAN, Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, This JulyNT Live to Broadcast EVERYMAN, Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, This July
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

Celebrating its 6th year bringing live theatre to cinema audiences around the world, NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE is pleased to announce an international broadcast of Academy Award nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave) in the title role of Everyman, adapted by Carol Ann Duffy and directed by Rufus Norris, live from The National Theatre of Great Britain's Olivier Theatre on Thursday, July 16, 2015. Dates will vary at venues internationally and encore screenings will follow. (more...)

Westchester Broadway Theatre's CAMELOT Begins 1/29Westchester Broadway Theatre's CAMELOT Begins 1/29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

Lerner and Loewe's timeless masterpiece, Camelot was inspired by T. H. White's chivalric tale, 'The Once and Future King". It is considered one of history's greatest love stories. King Arthur and his new queen, Guenevere, rule their kingdom with ideals of chivalry and peace, but the arrival of Sir Lancelot threatens the foundation of the realm in one of the most fabled love triangles of all time. Revel in the glorious music including,"Camelot", 'If Ever I WouldLeave You', 'The Lusty Month of May', 'I Loved You Once in Silence', 'What Do the Simple Folk Do?' (more...)

Temple Theaters to Present ARCADIA, 2/11-21Temple Theaters to Present ARCADIA, 2/11-21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

Temple Theaters continues its 2014-2015 Season with Tom Stoppard's 1993 masterpiece Arcadia, directed by Liz Carlson, performing February 11-21 in the Tomlinson Theater. This classic drama, describe by The Times as a "perfect marriage of ideas and high comedy," follows the inhabitants of a wealthy English country estate, Sidley Park, as they wrestle with secrets, discovery, and romance. Crossing the centuries, Arcadia explores the mysterious human intersection between head and heart, with passion and wit. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 1/21/2015 - Mitchell Returns to HEDWIG, TUCK EVERLASTING Begins in Atlanta and More!WAKE UP with BWW 1/21/2015 - Mitchell Returns to HEDWIG, TUCK EVERLASTING Begins in Atlanta and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jan 21, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: John Cameron Mitchell slips into HEDWIG's familiar stilettos, TUCK EVERLASTING starts up in Atlanta, Tom Stoppard's THE HARD PROBLEM begins across the pond and more! (more...)

Tom Stoppard's New Play THE HARD PROBLEM Begins Tonight at the NationalTom Stoppard's New Play THE HARD PROBLEM Begins Tonight at the National
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

THE HARD PROBLEM is Tom Stoppard's first play for the stage since Rock 'n' Roll in 2006, and his first for the National since his trilogy, The Coast of Utopia, 2002. The production begins tonight, 21 January 2015, at the National Theatre. (more...)

WGAW to Honor Harold Ramis with 2015 Screen Laurel AwardWGAW to Honor Harold Ramis with 2015 Screen Laurel Award
by Movies News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

The Writers Guild of America, West will honor late screenwriter-director-actor-producer Harold Ramis with its Laurel Award for Screenwriting Achievement at the Writers Guild Awards ceremony on Saturday, February 14. Erica Mann Ramis and family will accept the award on his behalf. (more...)

92Y to Host Evening with ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY's Kristin Chenoweth & Peter Gallagher92Y to Host Evening with ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY's Kristin Chenoweth & Peter Gallagher
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

Two consummate Broadway babies are back onstage-she for the first time since 2010's hit Promises and Promises, and he in his first musical appearance since 1992's legendary Guys and Dolls. On Monday, April 6, join TonyŽ-winning diva Kristin Chenoweth and Golden Globe winner Peter Gallagher as they trade intimate stories of balancing their incredibly varied careers-in theater, film, TV and music-and their lives outside the limelight. Discover how these stars sustain their passion, and hear tidbits on Roundabout Theatre Company's new hot-ticket revival of the madcap musical comedy On the Twentieth Century. (more...)

Benedict Cumberbatch & Fiance Sophie Hunter Expecting First ChildBenedict Cumberbatch & Fiance Sophie Hunter Expecting First Child
by TV News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

The New York Post has exclusively confirmed the news that Benedict Cumberbatch and his fiance Sophie Hunter are expecting their first child. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 1/3-1/4/2015Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 1/3-1/4/2015
by - Jan 4, 2015

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, January 4, 2015 - Sunday, January 4, 2015. (more...)

THE REAL THING, Starring Ewan McGregor & Maggie Gyllenhaal, Concludes Broadway Run TodayTHE REAL THING, Starring Ewan McGregor & Maggie Gyllenhaal, Concludes Broadway Run Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2015

Roundabout Theatre Company will conclude its limited engagement of Tom Stoppard's Tony Award-winning play, The Real Thing, today, January 4, 2015. (more...)

BWW Flashback: THE REAL THING Closes on Broadway TomorrowBWW Flashback: THE REAL THING Closes on Broadway Tomorrow
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 3, 2015

Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Tom Stoppard's Tony Award-winning play The Real Thing, directed by Sam Gold is one of many shows that will take its final Broadway bow tomorrow, January 4, 2014. The Real Thing, starring Ewan McGregor as 'Henry,'Maggie Gyllenhaal as 'Annie,' Cynthia Nixon as 'Charlotte' and Josh Hamilton as 'Max,' officially opened on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street). Below, BroadwayWorld salutes the show with a special flashback of its trip to Broadway! (more...)

British Actor David Ryall Has Died at 79British Actor David Ryall Has Died at 79
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2014

The theatre community lost one of our own on Christmas Day. Actor David Ryall, best recognized in America as Elphias Doge in Harry Potter, has died at age 79, according to reports. (more...)

Happy Trails! Say Goodbye to Broadway's Departing Shows!Happy Trails! Say Goodbye to Broadway's Departing Shows!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2014

A slew of plays and musicals will open on Broadway in Spring 2015, but where there is good news, there is also sad. To make room for highly-anticipated new productions such as Finding Neverland, On the Twentieth Century and Doctor Zhivago, some of our most beloved shows must close for good. Below, BroadwayWorld salutes the shows that will soon be taking their final Broadway bows. Get your tickets now to catch them while you still can! (more...)

THE REAL THING, Starring Ewan McGregor & Maggie Gyllenhaal, Enters Final Two Weeks on BroadwayTHE REAL THING, Starring Ewan McGregor & Maggie Gyllenhaal, Enters Final Two Weeks on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company will conclude its limited engagement of Tom Stoppard's Tony Award-winning play, The Real Thing, on January 4, 2015. Starring Ewan McGregor as "Henry" and Maggie Gyllenhaal as "Annie" in their Broadway debuts; Cynthia Nixon as "Charlotte" and Josh Hamilton as "Max." Directed by Sam Gold, the cast also includes Alex Breaux as "Brodie," Ronan Raftery as "Billy" and Madeline Weinstein as "Debbie." The Real Thing officially opened on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Wilbury Group to Present Tom Stoppard's ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD Next MonthWilbury Group to Present Tom Stoppard's ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

The Wilbury Theatre Group has announced a production of Tom Stoppard's tragi-comedic masterpiece Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead. The celebrated playwright's work takes dark and hilarious look at art, life, and the world from the point of view of Hamlet's ill-fated school chums, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern. Directed by Wilbury Group Artistic Director Josh Short with music by Marc Kaplan, this reimagined production features Joshua Andrews and Patrick Saunders in the titular roles, with David Tessier as the Player. (more...)

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