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BWW Review: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, Shakespeare's GlobeBWW Review: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, Shakespeare's Globe
by Debbie Gilpin - Jul 20, 2017

Matthew Dunster brings some desert sun to a so far patchy summer, with his Mexican inspired production of Much Ado About Nothing. It truly is the beating heart of the Summer of Love, running until the end of the season alongside first Twelfth Night, then King Lear and Boudica. (more...)

Upcoming Events Announced at Irvine Barclay TheatreUpcoming Events Announced at Irvine Barclay Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

See the brand-new schedule of upcoming events at Irvine Barclay Theatre. Details below: (more...)

Tonic Celebrates Harriet Walter, Marianne Elliott and Nina Steiger in The Fourth Panel Event From Tonic TheatreTonic Celebrates Harriet Walter, Marianne Elliott and Nina Steiger in The Fourth Panel Event From Tonic Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Tonic Theatre has just announced the full panel for their fourth Tonic Celebrates, which will take place at the Soho Theatre Upstairs on the 31st July. Tonic Theatre's Director Lucy Kerbel will chair the conversation between acclaimed actress and writer Dame Harriet Walter, award-winning director Marianne Elliott and dramaturg Nina Steiger. (more...)

Ensemble Announced for World Premiere of A MISFORTUNE at The Charlottetown FestivalEnsemble Announced for World Premiere of A MISFORTUNE at The Charlottetown Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

The Charlottetown Festival is in top gear this month, and producers are already preparing for the next round of productions, including the world premiere of A Misfortune, sponsored by Key Murray Law. (more...)

BWW Previews: CIRCUS 1903 at Paris Theater At Paris Las VegasBWW Previews: CIRCUS 1903 at Paris Theater At Paris Las Vegas
by Debbie Hall - Jul 18, 2017

At the turn of the 20th century, people in small town America anticipated the circus coming to town. Those days are recreated in "Circus 1903" with an extended engagement at Paris Las Vegas beginning July 25. (more...)

Matt Doyle Visits BroadwayRadio's 'Tell Me More' Podcast to Discuss DENTS and SWEENEY TODDMatt Doyle Visits BroadwayRadio's 'Tell Me More' Podcast to Discuss DENTS and SWEENEY TODD
by BroadwayRadio - Jul 18, 2017

We've always known that Matt Doyle was one of the most talented performers in on the musical theatre stage, but with the spring 2016 release of 'Dents,' a web-based comic book which he created with his life-long best friend Beth Behrs (TWO BROKE GIRLS, A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE GYNECOLOGIC ONCOLOGY UNIT...), the public was exposed to a new, more nerdy, side of the actor. (more...)

BWW Interview: Bronagh Gallagher Talks GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRYBWW Interview: Bronagh Gallagher Talks GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY
by Marianka Swain - Jul 18, 2017

Actress and musician Bronagh Gallagher's work ranges from The Commitments, Pulp Fiction and Stars Wars on screen to War Horse on stage, as well as touring and recording albums with her band. Her latest project is Conor McPherson's Girl From the North Country, which incorporates Bob Dylan songs - it's currently in previews at the Old Vic. (more...)

Cast and Creative Team Announced for HAMLET at The Old GlobeCast and Creative Team Announced for HAMLET at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for William Shakespeare's exhilarating tragedy Hamlet, one of the greatest plays ever written. The Globe's Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein returns to the outdoor festival stage, with a cast featuring some of the nation's finest classical actors, to bring Shakespeare's iconic play to life. Revenge thriller, ghost story, psychological drama, political epic, and family saga, all packed in one, with unforgettable characters, theatrical masterstrokes, and world-famous lines. The Prince of Denmark comes home from college to find his father dead, his mother remarried to his uncle, and a spine-chilling apparition roaming the palace grounds. Hamlet plays August 6 - September 10, 2017, in the outdoor Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. Previews run August 6-11, with opening night on Saturday, August 12 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets start at $30 and are on sale now to the general public. (more...)

MAMMA MIA! Comes to Patchogue TheatreMAMMA MIA! Comes to Patchogue Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

The Gateway will take Long Island by storm at The Patchogue Theatre with the international smash hit Mamma Mia!, and will dazzle the audience from July 19th through August 5th.  Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus' Mamma Mia!, is based on the songs of ABBA and has broken box office records worldwide having been seen by more than 60 million people.  With non-stop laughs and explosive dance numbers, the show features hit songs that include "Super Trouper," "Dancing Queen," "Knowing Me, Knowing You," "Take a Chance on Me," "Thank You for the Music," "Money, Money, Money," "The Winner Takes It All," and "SOS." (more...)

The Rep Announces Cast and Creative for THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIMEThe Rep Announces Cast and Creative for THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis is proud to announce its cast and creative team for its 2017-2018 season opener, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. This talented group of artists will bring the 2015 Tony Award winner for Best Play to The Rep stage, September 6 - October 1. (more...)

Daryl Roth and Roberta Flack Named Town Hall's 2017 Friends of the ArtsDaryl Roth and Roberta Flack Named Town Hall's 2017 Friends of the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Legendary singer Roberta Flack and leading theatrical producer Daryl Roth will receive the Town Hall 2017 Friend of the Arts Award, it was announced today.  (more...)

Casting, Dates Set for Alan Ayckbourn's New Play THE DIVIDE at The Old VicCasting, Dates Set for Alan Ayckbourn's New Play THE DIVIDE at The Old Vic
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

The Old Vic today gives a sneak preview of what's to come in 2018 at The Old Vic during its bicentenary. The Divide, a new play by Alan Ayckbourn, will open at The Old Vic on 3 February 2018 with previews from 30 January 2018, following its premiere at the Edinburgh International Festival this summer. (more...)

Tickets for the Las Vegas Premiere of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME Onsale 7/14Tickets for the Las Vegas Premiere of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME Onsale 7/14
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

The Smith Center for the Performing Arts announced today that individual tickets for the Las Vegas premiere of the National Theatre production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME will go on sale July 14 at 7:00AM. Tickets are available by calling 702.749,2000, visiting the Box Office (hours 10AM - 6PM) or by visiting TheSmithCenter.com. The Tony Award-winning new play by Simon Stephens, adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel and directed by Tony winner Marianne Elliott (WAR HORSE and CURIOUS INCIDENT), will play The Smith Center Sept. 19 - 24 as part of a North American Tour. (more...)

CTHULU: The Musical Comes to Portland This WeekCTHULU: The Musical Comes to Portland This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

After six weeks of sold-out performances in Ashland, Puppeteers for Fears, Oregon's only dedicated puppet musical horror troupe, will be bringing its original show, Cthulhu: the Musical, to Portland for performances at The Shoebox Theater July 13-15. (more...)

THE SIMPSONS Contributing Writer Gary Apple Will Debut New Irreverent Holiday Musical at NYMFTHE SIMPSONS Contributing Writer Gary Apple Will Debut New Irreverent Holiday Musical at NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Gary Apple, who has served as a contributing writer on hit comedy series such as "The Simpsons," will debut his new irreverent holiday musical Christmas In Hell during this summer's New York Musical Festival. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce the full cast for AS YOU LIKE IT by William Shakespeare, directed by Tony Award winner John Doyle. The production will run at Bay Street Theater from August 8 - September 3. The production will star Hannah Cabell (The Father, Men on Boats, Major Barbara) as Rosalind, Academy Award, Emmy Award and Tony Award winner Ellen Burstyn (Same Time, Next Year, The Last Picture Show, The Exorcist) as Jacques, and Andre De Shields (The Full Monty, Ain't Misbehavin', The Wiz) as Touchstone. (more...)

People's Light Announces Second Round of the New Play Frontiers Residency & Commission ProgramPeople's Light Announces Second Round of the New Play Frontiers Residency & Commission Program
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

People's Light is proud to announce Sanjit De Silva, James Ijames, Deepa Purohit, and Laura Schellhardt as the participating playwrights in the second round of the company's groundbreaking New Play Frontiers Residency & Commission program. The playwrights officially begin the program on July 9, 2017, in conjunction with the final performance of Project Dawn by Karen Hartman, the first New Play Frontiers play to premiere at People's Light. This second round of residencies and commissions, along with the production of Project Dawn, are made possible in part by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. (more...)

National Theatre Live to Broadcast FOLLIES this NovemberNational Theatre Live to Broadcast FOLLIES this November
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

Classic Stephen Sondheim musical Follies will be broadcast live to cinemas across the UK and internationally on Thursday November 16th as part of National Theatre Live. (more...)

THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME Comes to The Paramount 7/25THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME Comes to The Paramount 7/25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

The National Theatre production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME is the Tony Award-winning new play by Simon Stephens, adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel. Directed by Tony winner Marianne Elliott (War Horse and Curious Incident), the critically acclaimed production will come to Seattle for a one-week engagement from July 25-30 as part of a North American Tour. (more...)

Accessibility Dates Announced for ROMEO & JULIETAccessibility Dates Announced for ROMEO & JULIET
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) is pleased to continue its Common Access Initiative as part of its 22nd season of FREE SHAKESPEARE ON THE COMMON Romeo & Juliet runs July 19 - August 6 on the Boston Common.  Since its founding in 1996, CSC has offered one American Sign Language performance each season.  (more...)

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