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The Arabian nights retold. Aladdin. Ali Baba. Sinbad. The names are as well-known as the stories behind them. They resonate down through the immeasurable ages, and across vast oceans. They whisper the promise of adventure, exoticism, and romance, from their ancient roots among the shifting sands to the bedside of every child.

Alliance Theatre, Actor's Express, Serenbe's OKLAHOMA! and More Among 2013-14 Suzi Bass Award Nominees; Ceremony Set for 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

The Suzi Bass Awards, Inc. revealed nominations for the 2013-2014 Atlanta professional theatrical season this evening to theatre patrons and industry artists. The Suzi Nomination Party, which rotates venues, was hosted this year by Actor's Express in the King Plow Arts Center of Atlanta. Guest announcers included performers Christy Baggett, Laura Cole, Danielle Deadwyler, and Tess Malis Kincaid. (more...)

House Tours Transport's AS YOU LIKE IT, Now thru Nov 22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2013

From today, 27 September to 22 November 2013, Transport, the critically acclaimed Folkstone-based theatre company behind Invisible, 1001 Nights, Elegy and Europe will present an innovative and visceral new production of Shakespeare's age-old romantic comedy across the South East of England, Eastern England and internationally. The tour will open in Luxembourg tonight, 27 September and finish on 22 November in London. For a full list of tour dates, see below! (more...)

Autism & Theatre - Inspiration Day 2013 Marks Culmination of Relaxed Performance Pilot Project
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2013

Organisers of the Autism & Theatre - Inspiration Day 2013 on Monday 2 September at the Lyceum Theatre, London, attended by over 170 delegates from theatres and arts organisations across the UK, have reported the event to be a huge success. (more...)

Rehearsals for Mark Rylance-Led TWELFTH NIGHT & RICHARD III Begin Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2013

Rehearsals begin today, September 16 in London for the critically heralded all-male Shakespeare's Globe repertory productions of William Shakespeare's TWELFTH NIGHT and RICHARD III on Broadway this fall. The productions, which delighted audiences and broke all box office records in London's West End earlier this year, will open Sunday, November 10 at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street), with previews beginning October 15. Twelfth Night and Richard III, which are directed by Tim Carroll, designed by Jenny Tiramani and with music by Claire van Kampen, will play a limited engagement for 16 weeks. Tickets are on sale now through www.telecharge.com. For a schedule of performances and more information, please visit www.shakespearebroadway.com. (more...)

Rehearsals for Mark Rylance-Led TWELFTH NIGHT & RICHARD III to Begin 9/16
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2013

Rehearsals begin on Monday, September 16 in London for the critically heralded all-male Shakespeare's Globe repertory productions of William Shakespeare's TWELFTH NIGHT and RICHARD III on Broadway this fall. The productions, which delighted audiences and broke all box office records in London's West End earlier this year, will open Sunday, November 10 at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street), with previews beginning October 15. Twelfth Night and Richard III, which are directed by Tim Carroll, designed by Jenny Tiramani and with music by Claire van Kampen, will play a limited engagement for 16 weeks. Tickets are on sale now through www.telecharge.com. For a schedule of performances and more information, please visit www.shakespearebroadway.com. (more...)

THE BIG PICTURE: A NIGHT AT THE OSCARS Plays The Hollywood Bowl Tonight
by Movies News Desk - Sep 1, 2013

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association, in cooperation with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, presents The Big Picture: A Night at the Oscars celebrating the legacy of Academy Award-winning films and music at the Hollywood Bowl tonight, September 1, 2013 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

TWELFTH NIGHT Star Stephen Fry to Guest on THE COLBERT REPORT, 10/24
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2013

Stephen Fry, who is making his Broadway acting debut as Malvolio in the critically acclaimed Shakespeare's Globe production of TWELFTH NIGHT, will be a guest on 'The Colbert Report' on Thursday, October 24. 'The Colbert Report' airs at 11:30 PM ET on Comedy Central, 10:30 PM Central. (more...)

Flying Carpet Theatre's MEDICINE SHOWDOWN to Begin 10/12 at the East 4th Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2013

The Flying Carpet Theatre (FCT) presents the New York premiere of THE MEDICINE SHOWDOWN, a new play by Topher Payne and Adam Koplan that interweaves a traditional story (inspired by Henrik Ibsen's classic 'Enemy of the People') with scenes from a turn-of-the-century medicine show, complete with tap dance, old time melodrama, country music and vaudevillian comedy. THE MEDICINE SHOWDOWN begins performances October 12 prior to an official press opening of October 16 at the East 4th Street Theatre (83 East 4th Street - btw. Bowery and Second Avenue) in Manhattan. (more...)

$25 Special Rush Tickets Go on Sale for TWELFTH NIGHT and RICHARD III Onstage and Box Seats, Now thru 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2013

A general rush policy has been announced for on-stage and box seating for the critically acclaimed Shakespeare's Globe productions of TWELFTH NIGHT and Richard III. For two weeks only, from today, October 15 through October 27, all remaining on-stage and box seats will be sold for $25, available for purchase when the box office opens, for day of performance. Preview performances begin tonight, October 15 at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street). Theatergoers who choose the on-stage seating will have an up close and personal experience with the productions, including close proximity to the exciting pre-show ritual of actors getting dressed on stage. (more...)

$25 Special Rush Tickets Go on Sale for TWELFTH NIGHT and RICHARD III Onstage and Box Seats, 10/15-27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2013

A general rush policy has been announced for on-stage and box seating for the critically acclaimed Shakespeare's Globe productions ofTWELFTH NIGHT and Richard III. For two weeks only, from October 15 through October 27, all remaining on-stage and box seats will be sold for $25, available for purchase when the box office opens, for day of performance. Preview performances begin this Tuesday, October 15 at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street). Theatergoers who choose the on-stage seating will have an up close and personal experience with the productions, including close proximity to the exciting pre-show ritual of actors getting dressed on stage. (more...)

FABLES: WEREWOLVES OF THE HEARTLAND Debuts at #1 on NY Times' Hardcover Graphic Books List
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2012

This afternoon, THE NEW YORK TIMES published their Graphic Book Best Sellers Lists and debuting at #1 on the Hardcover list was the new Vertigo original graphic novel, FABLES: WEREWOLVES OF THE HEARTLAND. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Mark Rylance, Samuel Barnett and More in RICHARD III at the Apollo Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2012

Richard III runs at the Apollo Theatre now through February 10, 2013. The full cast is Samuel Barnett (Queen Elizabeth), Liam Brennan (Clarence and the Lord Mayor), Paul Chahidi (Hastings and Tyrrell), John Paul Connolly (First Murderer and Ratcliff), Ian Drysdale (Scrivener/Rivers/Blunt), Peter Hamilton Dyer (Brakenbury and Catesby), Johnny Flynn (Lady Anne and Grey), James Garnon (Richmond and Duchess of York), Colin Hurley (King Edward IV and Stanley) and Roger Lloyd Pack (Duke of Buckingham), Mark Rylance (Richard III), Jethro Skinner (Second Murderer and Messenger) and Ben Thompson (Dorset and Bishop of Ely). Get a first look at the cast onstage in the photos below! (more...)

Oznoz Introduces Sesame Street Content in Six Languages
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2013

NEW YORK, Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ Oznoz, the new online channel for bilingual kids, is introducing Sesame Street content in six languages. Available on several platforms, kids can now watch Sesame Street and Elmo's World in Chinese, French, Japanese, Spanish, Persian and Arabic. Titles include all-time favorites like Elmo's Potty Time and 1,2,3 Count With Me. These titles are available exclusively on Oznoz, which currently services the US and Canada. (more...)

TWELFTH NIGHT & RICHARD III with Mark Rylance Opens Tonight on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2013

Two-time Tony Award-winner Mark Rylance stars in TWELFTH NIGHT and RICHARD III, two startlingly different performances in repertory, as the suddenly love struck noblewoman Olivia in Twelfth Night and as the ruthless and conniving title monarch in Richard III. The critically heralded all-male Shakespeare's Globe productions of Twelfth Night and Richard III, which delighted audiences and broke all box office records in London's West End earlier this year, opens tonight, Sunday, November 10 at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street). (more...)

BWW Interviews: Douglas Rintoul, Director of 1001 NIGHTS
by Gary Naylor - May 5, 2014

Gary Naylor chats with Douglas Rintoul, director of 1001 Nights, about how he came to choose and devise the piece, about the nature of making theatre for young people and about how kids can best get involved in doing it for themselves. (more...)

Almeida Announces New Season, Including OUR TOWN
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

The Almeida Theatre today announces its body of work for the autumn: a World Premiere of a new work by Alecky Blythe will be directed by Joe Hill-Gibbins and the London Premiere of David Cromer's acclaimed production of Thornton Wilder's Our Town. (more...)

Golden Thread Stages THE FIFTH STRING: ZIRYAB'S PASSAGE TO CORDOBA as Part of 'Islam 101' Initiative, May 2014
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2014

Golden Thread Productions presents The Fifth String: Ziryab's Passage to Cordoba, the second play to come out of its innovative 'Islam 101' initiative, which is dedicated to creating dynamic plays inspired by Islamic art and philosophy. Written and directed by Torange Yeghiazarian with original music by Faraz Minooei and production design by Mokhtar Paki, The Fifth String is a multifaceted performance created collaboratively with an ensemble of actors, clowns, and musicians. The piece is commissioned by the Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California and presented in partnership with San Francisco's Brava Theatre Center with presentations in Oakland and San Francisco in May 2014. It will also have a third engagement at San Francisco's ODC in December 2014. (more...)

GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE, HEDWIG, Neil Patrick Harris & More Win at the 80th Annual Drama League Awards!
by BWW Special Coverage - May 16, 2014

The 80th Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony and Luncheon is being held this afternoon, May 16, at the Marriott Marquis Times Square, where winners will be announced for Distinguished Production of a Play, Distinguished Production of a Musical, Distinguished Revival of a Play, Distinguished Revival of a Musical, and the much coveted Distinguished Performance Award. This year's event, which began at noon, is hosted by Broadway veteran Jesse Tyler Ferguson. BroadwayWorld is updating the winners live! Check back in to find out who took home the big awards! (more...)

Mark Ogge's The Art of Spiegelworld Exhibition to Open 4 April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

To coincide with the current Melbourne season of Empire by Spiegelworld on the Rooftop at Crown, a never-before-seen art exhibition is being presented to celebrate The Art of Spiegelworld by Mark Ogge. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Atlanta - Week of 3/30/2014
by BWW - Mar 30, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/30/2014 for Atlanta (more...)

AUDIO: Jonathan Groff Sings 'Come Away' From Robert Lopez and Flying Carpet's 1001 NIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

Audiences will be swept off to fantastical faraway places this spring when '1001 Nights: A Love Story About Loving Stories' hits the stage at the Center for Puppetry Arts for a limited two week engagement, now through April 6. Broadway musical powerhouse Robert Lopez, innovative New York company The Flying Carpet and puppetry experts Center for Puppetry Arts, join forces as a 'dream team' to create the ultimate 'family puppet musical.' Click below to hear stage and screen actor Jonathan Groff (The Normal Heart, Looking, Frozen) sing 'Come Away' from the show! (more...)

Tony and Oscar Winner Robert Lopez, The Flying Carpet and Center for Puppetry Arts Bring New 1001 NIGHTS to Georgia Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

Audiences will be swept off to fantastical faraway places this spring when '1001 Nights: A Love Story About Loving Stories' hits the stage at the Center for Puppetry Arts for a limited two week engagement, today, March 25-April 6. Broadway musical powerhouse Robert Lopez, innovative New York company The Flying Carpet and puppetry experts Center for Puppetry Arts, join forces as a 'dream team' to create the ultimate 'family puppet musical.' (more...)

1001 NIGHTS Debuts at Center for Puppetry Arts, Now thru 4/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

Audiences will be swept off to fantastical faraway places this spring when '1001 Nights: A Love Story About Loving Stories' hits the stage at the Center for Puppetry Arts for a limited two week engagement, today, March 25-April 6. Broadway musical powerhouse Robert Lopez, innovative New York company The Flying Carpet and puppetry experts Center for Puppetry Arts, join forces as a 'dream team' to create the ultimate 'family puppet musical.' (more...)

Center for Puppetry Arts Announces 2013-14 Performance Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2013

Center for Puppetry Arts has announced its upcoming 2013-2014 season. To celebrate its milestone 35th anniversary, the Center will continue its tradition of presenting great storytelling through puppetry, including innovative adaptations and dynamic new works by the Center's company, as well as acclaimed artists from across the U.S. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Atlanta - Week of 3/23/2014
by BWW - Mar 23, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/23/2014 for Atlanta (more...)

Tony and Oscar Winner Robert Lopez, The Flying Carpet and Center for Puppetry Arts to Bring New 1001 NIGHTS to Georgia, 3/25-4/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

Audiences will be swept off to fantastical faraway places this spring when '1001 Nights: A Love Story About Loving Stories' hits the stage at the Center for Puppetry Arts for a limited two week engagement, March 25-April 6. Broadway musical powerhouse Robert Lopez, innovative New York company The Flying Carpet and puppetry experts Center for Puppetry Arts, join forces as a 'dream team' to create the ultimate 'family puppet musical.' (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Atlanta - Week of 3/16/2014
by BWW - Mar 16, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/16/2014 for Atlanta (more...)

Playwrights Theatre & Drew University to Present Free Reading of Becca Schlossberg's UNKEMPT, 3/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

Playwrights Theatre and Drew University will present a free reading of UNKEMPT by Becca Schlossberg at the Dorothy Young Arts Center at Drew University, 36 Madison Avenue, Madison, NJ. The reading will begin at 6:30pm on March 18, 2014, and will be followed by a discussion with the playwright. This reading is a joint presentation of Playwrights Theatre's FORUM new play reading series and the Drew University Theatre Arts Department Plays In Process Series. Ms. Schlossberg is a recent graduate from the Drew Theatre Arts Department. To reserve tickets, visit www.ptnj.org/freereadings.php (more...)

Mark Rylance-Led TWELFTH NIGHT and RICHARD III Recoup $3.1 Million Investment
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2014

The all-male Shakespeare's Globe repertory productions of William Shakespeare's TWELFTH NIGHT and RICHARD III have recouped their $3.1 million capitalization costs this week, officially entering the hit column. The productions, which opened on Broadway on November 10, 2013 to ecstatic and universal critical praise, have been playing to capacity crowds at Broadway's Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street), where they have broken the house record several times. (more...)

Philosophy and Religion Intermarried in PHIILO OF RELI
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2014

Award-winning poet Nosael Gy Gleason observed that people are appreciative, or at least tolerant, of others with different preferences in food, dress, and the like. However, when it comes to religion, common sense for the welfare of others, for the betterment of humanity or for promoting peace gets replaced by a sense of righteousness and bitter judgment. Hence, a new book entitled Philo of Reli has materialized that will compel readers to question the reality of knowing, of believing, and of deciding whether philosophy - which at times contributes to the confusion - and religion could be intermarried. (more...)

Orff's Carmina Burana Hits the Peristyle Stage February 8 and 9, 2013, featuring the Toledo Symphony & Massive Chorus
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2013

O fortuna! Carmina burana remains of the the most popular works of classical music ever written. On February 8 & 9 at the Peristyle, the Toledo Symphony is joined by large choruses and acclaimed soloists Philip Cutlip, Joshua Stewart, and Kathryn Lewek. (more...)

Final Weeks to See TWELFTH NIGHT and RICHARD III at the Apollo
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2013

Tim Carroll's critically-acclaimed sell-out productions of Twelfth Night and Richard III, which recouped within a few weeks of opening in the West End, will complete their run at the Apollo Theatre on 10 February as scheduled. Mark Rylance, who plays Olivia in Twelfth Night and the title role of Richard III, is joined by Stephen Fry as Malvolio in Twelfth Night. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Mark Rylance in TWELFTH NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2013

Directed by Tim Carroll, this revival of the Globe's 2002 award-winning TWELFTH NIGHT is performed in an all-male Original Practices production, exploring clothing, music, dance and settings circa 1601. Check out production photos inside! (more...)

Musti Celebrates 45th Birthday with Oznoz
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2014

NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ Musti turns 45 this year and to celebrate, the iconic Belgian cat is debuting in five languages on Oznoz. (more...)

Amy Adams Sparkled in Mouawad Diamonds At the Oscars
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2013

The Best Supporting Actress nominee Amy Adams hit the red carpet wearing 12.67 carat diamond and white gold earrings, a 68.30 carat diamond and platinum bracelet, and a 10.67 carat diamond and white gold ring. The suite designed and crafted by Mouawad is valued at $1,000,000. (more...)

1001 NIGHTS to Debut at Center for Puppetry Arts, 3/25-4/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

Audiences will be swept off to fantastical faraway places this spring when '1001 Nights: A Love Story About Loving Stories' hits the stage at the Center for Puppetry Arts for a limited two week engagement, March 25-April 6. Broadway musical powerhouse Robert Lopez, innovative New York company The Flying Carpet and puppetry experts Center for Puppetry Arts, join forces as a 'dream team' to create the ultimate 'family puppet musical.' (more...)

Transport to Tour 1001 NIGHTS, 2 May - 5 July
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

From 2 May - 5 July, Kent-based theatre company Transport will tour their compelling family production of 1001 Nights around the UK. Devised and directed by Transport Theatre's Artistic Director Douglas Rintoul, the production premiered at the Unicorn Theatre in 2013, where it was nominated for an Off West End Award for Best Production for Young People. (more...)

TWELFTH NIGHT & RICHARD III Extend Broadway Run Through 2/16
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2013

The all-male Shakespeare's Globe repertory productions of William Shakespeare's TWELFTH NIGHT and RICHARD III, which have broken the box office record at the Belasco Theatre and earned across the board ecstatic critical praise, will be extended by popular demand for an additional two weeks. The productions, which are directed by Tim Carroll and designed by Jenny Tiramani, with music by Claire van Kampen, will play through February 16, 2014 at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street). (more...)

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Birmingham Hippodrome Season - PHANTOM, LION KING and More!
by Stage Tube - Dec 4, 2012

Birmingham Hippodrome has announced details of one of its busiest years ever, with no fewer than three West End blockbusters, a ballet premiere, new opera productions and the return of several popular favourites. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the season in the video below. (more...)

House to Tour Transport's AS YOU LIKE IT, Sept 27-Nov 22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2013

From 27 September to 22 November 2013, Transport, the critically acclaimed Folkstone-based theatre company behind Invisible, 1001 Nights, Elegy andEurope will present an innovative and visceral new production of Shakespeare's age-old romantic comedy across the South East of England, Eastern England and internationally. The tour will open in Luxembourg on 27 September and finish on 22 November in London. For a full list of tour dates, see below! (more...)

Richard Eyre's GHOSTS, Starring Lesley Manville and Jack Lowden, Out Online Sept 18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

Digital Theatre is delighted to announce its next title; Richard Eyre's five-star, multi award-winning revival production of Ibsen's Ghosts starring Olivier Award-winners Lesley Manville and Jack Lowden will be available to buy and watch online around the world from Thursday 18 September 2014. (more...)

LA Phil to Present BIG PICTURE: HITCHCOCK!, 8/31
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association presents The Big Picture: Hitchcock!, a thrilling tribute to the groundbreaking films of Alfred Hitchcock, at the Hollywood Bowl on Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 7:30 PM. Hosted by Academy award-winning actress Eva Marie Saint (On the Waterfront, North by Northwest), the evening will feature mesmerizing, haunting and psychologically gripping scores by Bernard Herrmann, Dimitri Tiomkin, Alfred Newman, Franz Waxman, Miklos Rozsa and more. Iconic scenes from such Hitchcock classics as Vertigo, Psycho, Dial M for Murder, Rebecca, Spellbound, North by Northwest and more will be projected in HD on the Hollywood Bowl's big screens while the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, conducted by David Newman, performs selections from the films' magnificent scores. (more...)

THE BIG PICTURE: A NIGHT AT THE OSCARS to Play The Hollywood Bowl, 9/1
by Movies News Desk - Aug 15, 2013

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association, in cooperation with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, presents The Big Picture: A Night at the Oscars celebrating the legacy of Academy Award-winning films and music at the Hollywood Bowl on Sunday, September 1, 2013 at 7:30 PM. From Casablanca to King Kong and Jaws to Up, with music composed by Max Steiner, John Williams, Michael Giacchino, George and Ira Gershwin, among many others, The Big Picture features clips and music from some of the most beloved and acclaimed movies of all time. Iconic scenes are projected in HD on the Hollywood Bowl's giant screens -including the four brand-new LED HD screens located throughout the venue - while the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, led by David Newman, performs live from the films' magnificent scores. (more...)

Mark Ogge's The Art of Spiegelworld Exhibition Opens Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

To coincide with the current Melbourne season of Empire by Spiegelworld on the Rooftop at Crown, a never-before-seen art exhibition is being presented to celebrate The Art of Spiegelworld by Mark Ogge. (more...)

Thomas & Friends', Angelina Ballerina', Barney & Friends' and Bob the Builder' Head to Oznoz in multiple languages in North America
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

NEW YORK, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ Oznoz announced today an exclusive partnership with HIT Entertainment, one of the world's leading producers of preschool children's entertainment, to introduce a large library of HIT's globally loved preschool favorites in Mandarin, Arabic, Hindi, German, Russian and Korean in North America. This is the first time HIT's content library will be available to consumers in these languages in the U.S. and Canada. The new online channel caters to bilingual families and those learning a second language. The HIT Entertainment library, available now on Oznoz.com and on the Oznoz app, includes favorites such as Thomas & Friends , Angelina Ballerina , Barney & Friends Bob the Builder , Kipper andRubbadubbers . (more...)

Sara Kestelman to Star in the Unicorn's THE SUMMER BOOK, June 7-29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2014

Douglas Rintoul returns to the Unicorn to direct Sara Kestelman in Tove Jansson's beautifully crafted, The Summer Book, in an adaptation by Jemma Kennedy. This year marks the centenary of Jansson's birth and this unique story captures much of the writer's own experience of her youth. The show runs Sat 7 - Sun 29 June 2014 with press night set for Thu 12 June at 7.30PM in the Unicorn's Clore Theatre. (more...)

2014 Drama League Award Nominations Announced - Shows, Stars & More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 23, 2014

Co-Hosts Judith Light and Christopher Sieber announced the nominations for the 2014 Drama League Awards, including Distinguished Production of a Play, Distinguished Production of a Musical, Distinguished Revival of a Play, Distinguished Revival of a Musical, and the much coveted Distinguished Performance Award. The 2014 Drama League Nomination announcement begins the month of celebrations leading up to the 80th Annual Drama League Awards, which will be held at the Marriott Marquis Times Square (1535 Broadway) on Friday, May 16, 2014 at noon hosted by Broadway veteran Jesse Tyler Ferguson. (more...)

VIDEO: Robert Lopez Chats Debut of Newest Show '1001 NIGHTS'
by TV News Desk - Apr 2, 2014

Robert Lopez appeared on Atlanta's '11Alive' with host Melissa Long today to talk about his new show, '1001 Nights: A Love Story about Loving Stories.' (more...)

Richard Eyre's GHOSTS to Continue West End Theatre Series at Cinemas Across the UK and Ireland, June 26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

The WEST END THEATRE SERIES is delighted to announce its third title; Richard Eyre's five-star, multi award-winning revival production of Ibsen's Ghosts. The Almeida Theatre production will be screened in over 200 cinemas across the UK and Ireland for one night only, Thursday 26 June '14 (www.westendtheatreseries.com). (more...)

Golden Thread to Stage THE FIFTH STRING: ZIRYAB'S PASSAGE TO CORDOBA as Part of 'Islam 101' Initiative, May 2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2014

Golden Thread Productions presents The Fifth String: Ziryab's Passage to Cordoba, the second play to come out of its innovative 'Islam 101' initiative, which is dedicated to creating dynamic plays inspired by Islamic art and philosophy. Written and directed by Torange Yeghiazarian with original music by Faraz Minooei and production design by Mokhtar Paki, The Fifth String is a multifaceted performance created collaboratively with an ensemble of actors, clowns, and musicians. The piece is commissioned by the Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California and presented in partnership with San Francisco's Brava Theatre Center with presentations in Oakland and San Francisco in May 2014. It will also have a third engagement at San Francisco's ODC in December 2014. (more...)

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