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ORIGAMI, Rocio Molina's FALLEN FROM HEAVEN and More Slated for Dance Umbrella 2017 Lineup
Jun 13, 2017
Dance Umbrella has announced the programme for its 2017 festival. London's flagship festival of international dance will take place from 11 - 28 October 2017. Tickets are on sale today!
The National Theatre of Parramatta Presents THE INCREDIBLE HERE AND NOW
Jun 13, 2017
Art reflects life as Western Sydney bursts to life on stage in the world premiere production of The Incredible Here and Now from Riverside's National Theatre of Parramatta.
Donmar Warehouse Announces 2017 Autumn Programme
Jun 13, 2017
The Donmar Warehouse announces today two new plays for the 2017 autumn period.  Internationally-acclaimed theatre artist, Yael Farber, makes her Donmar debut directing David Harrower's haunting Knives in Hens with full casting that includes Christian Cook, Judith Roddy and Matt Ryan.  This will be the play's first major London revival since its premiere in 1995, when it instantly established Harrower as one of the UK's leading playwrights. 
BLACK T-SHIRT COLLECTION Comes to Arts Centre Melbourne
Jun 12, 2017
Acclaimed playwright, poet and performer Inua Ellams will bring to life a modern day fable about brotherhood in a globalised world in his one man tour-de-force, Black T-shirt Collection at Arts Centre Melbourne from 5 - 10 September.
West End-Bound OSLO Wins 'Best Play' at 2017 Tony Awards
Jun 12, 2017
The Lincoln Center Theater's critically acclaimed production of Oslo, a gripping new play by J T Rogers, directed by Bartlett Sher, was awarded 'Best Play' at last night's 2017 Tony Awards in New York.
Book Now For Tony Award-Winning OSLO In The West End
Jun 12, 2017
OSLO, which last night won Best Play at the Tony Awards, has its UK premiere later this year at The National Theatre and then transfers to the Harold Pinter Theatre in London's West End from 30 September to 30 December. Book tickets here from £24 
Nuffield Southampton Theatres Announces Autumn Season
Jun 12, 2017
Director of Nuffield Southampton Theatres, Sam Hodges, today announced NST Campus' Autumn season, featuring a varied programme of high quality touring work including West End hits People, Places & Things and Hetty Feather. The season is announced as NST moves closer to the opening of NST City, their newly acquired theatre in Southampton's city centre arts venue.
Photo Flash: New England Premiere of THE EFFECT to Open this Week
Jun 12, 2017
Gloucester Stage Company continues its 38th season of professional theater on Cape Ann with the New England Premiere of Lucy Prebble's The Effect from June 16 through July 8 at 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA.
Karl Hyde and Matthew Herbert Release Collaborative Album for FATHERLAND at Manchester International Festival
Jun 12, 2017
Fatherland (Original Music from the Stage Show) is a collection of recordings by Underworld's Karl Hyde and producer/artist Matthew Herbert. The songs are based on extracts from the script for Fatherland, a play conceived and written in collaboration by Karl, playwright Simon Stephens (Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Punk Rock) and Frantic Assembly's Scott Graham. Premiering at Manchester International Festival this July.
TFANA Presents Simon Godwin's New Staging of MEASURE FOR MEASURE
Jun 9, 2017
Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) is pleased to announce casting for British director Simon Godwin's new staging of Measure for Measure, William Shakespeare's dark comedy about justice, faith, power, sex, and family. The production, which marks Godwin's first time directing Shakespeare for an American company, runs June 17 - July 16 at Polonsky Shakespeare Center (262 Ashland Place) in the Brooklyn Cultural District.
Full Casting Announced for FOLLIES at National Theatre
Jun 9, 2017
1971, New York. There's a party on the stage of the Weismann Theatre. Tomorrow the iconic building will be demolished. Thirty years after their final performance, the Follies girls gather to have a few drinks, sing a few songs and lie about themselves.

Jun 9, 2017
The full cast are now announced for David Pugh & Dafydd Rogers and Take That's UK Tour of Tim Firth's new musical, THE BAND, with the music of Take That.  The tour will begin at Manchester Opera House on 8 September, with a national press night on Tuesday 26 September 2017.  The advance box office for the tour has now topped a record-breaking £10million.
FREAKY FRIDAY, THE CRUCIBLE, 'HUNCHBACK' Headline PCPA's 54th Season
Jun 8, 2017
PCPA plans a 54th season of world-rocking plays and musicals from November 2017 through September 2018.
WELCOME TO THE BUNKER! Comes to the 2017 Toronto Fringe Festival
Jun 8, 2017
Welcome to the Bunker! is an immersive zombie apocalypse comedy set in a bunker deep below Toronto's Theatre Passe Muraille Backspace. Katie, a young zombie rights activist, and Todd, an antisocial doomsday prepper, will give you and your fellow survivors an orientation into bunker living that could just save your lives- if everything goes according to their half-assed, yet optimistic, plan.
Adam Langdon to Lead 'CURIOUS INCIDENT' National Tour at the Ahmanson
Jun 7, 2017
Casting is set for the Los Angeles engagement of The National Theatre production of "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" presented at Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre. The Tony Award-winning new play by Simon Stephens is adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel and directed by Tony winner Marianne Elliott ("War Horse"). "Curious Incident…" previews August 2, opens August 3 and continues through September 10, 2017.
Nuffield Southampton Theatres and Curve's Production of FANTASTIC MR FOX Returns to London for Summer Run
Jun 7, 2017
Nuffield Southampton Theatres, Curve and Lyric Hammersmith today announce that, following a successful UK tour, their production of Roald Dahl's Fantastic Mr Fox will return for a second run at Lyric Hammersmith this summer.  The production, adapted for the stage by Sam Holcroft, directed by Maria Aberg with original music by Arthur Darvill, runs at the Lyric Hammersmith from 26 July to 20 August, after it completes its national tour.  
BWW Review: COMMON, National Theatre
Jun 7, 2017
It's entirely possible that there will one day be a fascinating Heart of Darkness-esque documentary about the making of Common. We can only hope, because the creation of something so extraordinary, so wilfully bewildering, on the National's biggest stage is surely a story worth telling.
Lizzy Watts to Play Title Role in National Theatre's HEDDA GABLER in Glasgow
Jun 6, 2017
The National Theatre has announced that Lizzy Watts will take the title role of Hedda Gabler which, following a sold-out run at The National Theatre earlier this year, arrives at Theatre Royal, Glasgow in January next year.
My Little Pony-Themed ANTELOPE PLAY, WOMEN LAUGHING ALONE WITH SALAD and More Set for Theater Wit's 2017-18 Season
Jun 6, 2017
'Are we still who we thought we were?' 'How much do we still value the culture we embraced a year ago?' These are the questions that guided Theater Wit Artistic Director Jeremy Wechsler as he assembled the company's 2017-18 'smart art' season of contemporary, comedic plays.
BWW Interview: CONSTELLATIONS' Ginnifer Goodwin & Allen Leech - Shining Stars Converging To Be Terrified - Live!
Jun 6, 2017
Two well-recognizable and popular television actors Ginnifer Goodwin and Allen Leech will be making their respective Los Angeles and United States theatre debuts in playwright Nick Payne's award-winning CONSTELLATIONS at The Geffen Playhouse beginning June 6, 2017. I had the chance to shoot Ginnifer and Allen a few questions into the ethers just before they settled in and alighted on The Geffen stage.
Will Young and Louise Redknapp Lead CABARET at New Wimbledon Theatre
Jun 6, 2017
Internationally renowned singer/songwriter, Will Young, reprises his Olivier Award-nominated performance as the enigmatic Emcee alongside musician and presenter Louise Redknapp, who makes her stage debut as Sally Bowles in Rufus Norris' multi-award winning production of CABARET.
LOVER LOVER to Debut at the 2017 Toronto Fringe Festival
Jun 6, 2017
Lover Lover is a story on an old theme with a new spin. It is a story about unrequited love, but it is also a story about identity, sexuality, polyamory, and about the limitations and possibilities of love.
Interrobang Theatre Project Announces 2017-18 Season: What is Truth?
Jun 5, 2017
Interrobang Theatre Project, dedicated to producing rarely seen shows with relevant themes and raw emotions, has announced its eighth season, featuring three plays that examine the fine line between reality and perception. This season, Interrobang invites audiences to ponder the particularly urgent question: What is Truth?
South African HAMLET, Drum-Fueled 'TEN BLOCKS' and More Set for 2017 Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival
Jun 5, 2017
A South African Hamlet performed in a shallow tank of water at Fisherman's Wharf. A drum-fueled, outdoor production of Ten Blocks on the Camino Real imported from Ghana. Pericles staged on board the 66-foot Rose Dorothea fishing schooner. 
Casting Announced For James Bridie's MR. GILLIE at Finborough Theatre
Jun 5, 2017
In a new production commissioned by the Finborough Theatre and continuing their rediscovery of James Bridie, one of the West End's most successful dramatists of the 1930s and 1940s, the first London production since its 1950 premiere of Mr Gillie runs at the Finborough Theatre, playing Sunday and Monday evenings and Tuesday matinees from Sunday, 25 June 2017 (Press Night: Monday, 26 June 2017 at 7.30pm).
Will Young and Louise Redknapp Lead the Cast in Rufus Norris' Production of CABARET
Jun 5, 2017
Internationally renowned singer/songwriter, Will Young, reprises his Olivier Award-nominated performance as the enigmatic Emcee alongside musician and presenter Louise Redknapp, who makes her stage debut as Sally Bowles in Rufus Norris' multi-award winning production of CABARET.  
CIRCUS 1903 Brings Joy to Children of North Texas
Jun 2, 2017
Dallas Summer Musicals, Inc. (DSM) in collaboration with Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children arranged a special performance of CIRCUS 1903 - The Golden Age of Circus for patients and their families at the hospital on May 24, 2017. Through a partnership with Big Thought, DSM Kids Club program also welcomed 200 children to the Music Hall at Fair Park for a complimentary performance of CIRCUS 1903 and a variety of pre-show activities on May 27, 2017.
PARTY SKILLS FOR THE END OF THE WORLD Claims Venue at Manchester International Festival
Jun 2, 2017
Award-winning theatrical innovators Nigel Barrett and Louise Mari have today revealed further details for their subversive and joyfully unsettling alternative Party Skills for the End of the World, their Manchester International Festival debut.

Jun 2, 2017
The Houston Ballet brings one of the most theatrical of the Bard's plays to life in a lavish production by choreographer David Bintley. No expense was spared; no stop un-pulled in this story of love, revenge, magic, and complicated skullduggery that this play provides in abundance. Or maybe overabundance.
Al Murray and Clive Rowe Announced for JACK AND THE BEANSTALK at New Wimbledon theatre
Jun 2, 2017
New Wimbledon Theatre has announced that the countries' most outspoken publican Al Murray and West End, television and Olivier Award winner Clive Rowe will lead the cast of this year's GIANT pantomime, Jack and the Beanstalk from Saturday 9 December 2017.
Hightide Theatre Returns to Aldeburgh and Launches New Walthamstow Festival
Jun 2, 2017
Steven Atkinson, Artistic Director of HighTide Theatre has today announced the company's plans for 2017. The Suffolk festival, which celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2016, is set to continue its winning formula of finding, nurturing and showcasing the country's best new playwrights at its home in Aldeburgh this September.
Lisa Palfrey, Hayley Squires, and More Join Young Vic's CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
Jun 2, 2017
Lisa Palfry (Big Mama), Hayley Squires (Mae) and Brian Gleeson (Gooper) with Richard Hansel (Doctor) and Michael J Shannon (Reverend) join the previously announced Sienna Miller (Maggie), Jack O'Connell (Brick) and Colm Meaney (Big Daddy) for the Young Vic production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.
Lyn Gardner Announced as Master on MA Dramatic Writing at Drama Centre London at Central Saint Martins
Jun 2, 2017
Lyn Gardner, one of the UK's leading theatre critics, a writer for The Guardian newspaper and the new Associate Editor of The Stage, has been named as a new Master on the MA Dramatic Writing at Drama Centre London at Central Saint Martins.
Monica Dolan's THE B*EASTS Will Preview at Bush Theatre Before Edinburgh
Jun 1, 2017
The Bush Theatre has announced that this summer it will be hosting a run of The B*easts, written and performed by Monica Dolan (W1A, Appropriate Adult, The Witness For The Prosecution).
Requardt & Rosenberg's DEADCLUB and More Set for Fuel Theatre's Autumn 2017 Season
Jun 1, 2017
Fuel and The Place have partnered up to present a brand-new show from Requardt & Rosenberg, the theatremakers behind outdoor dance extravaganzas The Roof, Electric Hotel and Motor Show.
BWW Review: LA STRADA, The Other Palace
Jun 1, 2017
La Strada, adapted from the Fellini movie is a play with music that captures the style and ethics of a classic movie, indeed the Neo-Realism style.
Ellen McDougall Announces Inaugural Season as Artistic Director of Gate Theatre
May 31, 2017
Ellen McDougall announces her inaugural season as Artistic Director of the Gate Theatre, running from June 2017 to June 2018, comprising five full productions, and a one-day takeover of local Notting Hill festival InTRANSIT.
Full Casting Announced for the Number One UK Tour of DEATHTRAP
May 31, 2017
Full casting for the UK tour of Ira Levin's Tony-nominated classic thriller Deathtrap includes Sam Phillips (Clifford), Beverly Klein (Helga ten Dorp) and Julien Ball (Porter). They join the previously announced TV stars Paul Bradley (Holby City and EastEnders) as Sidney Bruhl and BAFTA nominee Jessie Wallace (EastEnders and Fings Ain't Wot They Used T'Be) as Myra Bruhl.
STAMP, A Network of Over 20 London-Based Theatre Organisations, Launches Today
May 30, 2017
Over 20 London-based theatres and theatre organisations, including The Old Vic, Shoreditch Town Hall, Battersea Arts Centre, The Yard and many more, have come together to launch STAMP (Supporting Theatre and Makers of Performance), a network dedicated to improving support for artists and advocating for the role of theatre and theatre makers in London.
Lizzy Watts to Lead National Theatre Tour of HEDDA GABLER
May 30, 2017
The National Theatre has today announced that Lizzy Watts will take the title role of Hedda Gabler which, following a sold-out run at The National Theatre earlier this year, begins a UK tour on 2 October.  Beginning at Theatre Royal Plymouth, the tour will journey across the UK to Edinburgh, Leicester, Salford, Norwich, Hull, Aberdeen, Northampton, Glasgow, Wolverhampton, Woking, Nottingham, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, York and Milton Keynes.
Non-Profit Theater Company Seeks To Expand Scope Of Utah County Theater Scene
May 28, 2017
An Other Theater Company, a small Utah County based company that has previously produced shows at the Great Salt Lake Fringe Festival and at the Canyon Glen Amphitheatre, is moving to a permanent blackbox theater space in the Provo Towne Centre mall.
BWW Previews: Summer Stages CABARET, THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, & More Lead BWW'S Top Atlanta Theatre Picks for Summer
May 27, 2017
The summer months usher in all the things we love about summer in Atlanta: visits to the Atlanta Zoo, Braves baseball, evening strolls through the Atlanta Botanical Garden. This year, the summer months are also playing host to some of the best theatre offerings of the year, and there are so many that you might need help narrowing the playing field.
Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Australia You Might Have Missed This Week - Vote in the BWW Awards!
May 26, 2017
Check out the top stories from Australia you might have missed this week and more!
National Theatre's JANE EYRE UK Tour to Stop at The Marlowe This June
May 26, 2017
The National Theatre's energetic and imaginative new adaptation of Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre comes to The Marlowe Theatre next month.
Rialto Chatter: Nathan Lane-Led Revival of ANGELS IN AMERICA Heading to Broadway Next Season?
May 26, 2017
London's National Theatre's revival of ANGELS IN AMERICA, starring Nathan Lane, may find its way across the pond to the Great White Way! 
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/26 - DIRTY DANCING, LES MIS, WICKED, and More!
May 26, 2017
BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature DIRTY DANCING, LES MISERABLES, WICKED and More!
Announcing the Winner of the Inaugural WiT Award
May 25, 2017
D.A. Nixon is the first winner of the WiT Award, the prize created to discover and nurture new writers working in the theatre industry. He wins an £8,000 commission, and additionally a dramaturgical relationship with Out of Joint which will include a public reading of his submitted play, Look Me In The Eye When We're Dancing.
PETER PAN Flies in to Ridgefield Playhouse on the Big Screen This Summer
May 25, 2017
All children, except one, grow up……Captured live at The National Theatre, the acclaimed London stage production of JM Barrie's much-loved tale comes to the big screen in HD!  The Ridgefield Playhouse and Craig's Fine Jewelry Live in HD Series presents an encore screening of National Theatre of London's Peter Pan on Saturday, June 24 at 2pm and 6:30pm. 
Photo Flash: A Look at THE TEMPEST at Houston Ballet
May 25, 2017
From tonight, May 25, through June 4, Houston Ballet presents the North American Premiere of David Bintley's magical ballet, The Tempest. In celebration of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, Mr. Bintley has created a fantastical production based on The Bard's well-known play. Scroll down for a look at the dancers in action!
Duncan Macmillan and Robert Icke Chat and Sign 1984 at Drama Book Shop Tonight
May 25, 2017
The Drama Book Shop has just announced that acclaimed playwright and director Robert Icke will join his 1984 collaborator Duncan Macmillan for the previously announced discussion and signing on Thursday, May 25th.

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