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Full Cast Set for THE MOTHER at Tricycle Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2015

The full cast is announced today for The Mother, transferring to the Tricycle Theatre from Ustinov Studio in Bath. Gina McKee, Richard Clothier and William Posthelwaite reprise their original roles and are joined by new cast member Frances McNamee. The production opens on 26 January, with previews from 21 January, and runs until 5 March. (more...)

REINVENTED, SWAN LAKE and More Set for Festival Ballet Providence's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

Festival Ballet Providence's 2015-16 season features some of the most influential and iconic works of choreography and storytelling in the history of ballet. (more...)

The Old Globe's 2016 Summer Season Will Include Steve Martin's METEOR SHOWER, Plus Kathleen Marshall-Helmed LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST
by Nora Dominick - Oct 23, 2015

The Old Globe today shared its 2016 Summer Season, which will feature new and familiar works directed by four major American stalwarts. The season features the welcome return of Steve Martin (Bright Star) with the World Premiere of his new play Meteor Shower, an adult comedy, directed by Gordon Edelstein, in a co-production with Long Wharf Theatre, where he serves as Artistic Director. Paul Gordon's musical Sense and Sensibility will have its West Coast premiere, presented in association with Chicago Shakespeare Theater, where it had its world premiere in February 2015, directed by CST Artistic Director Barbara Gaines. The Summer Shakespeare Festival will include Macbeth, directed by Brian Kulick, Artistic Director of Classic Stage Company, and Love's Labor's Lost, directed by three-time Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2015

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Review Roundup: YOUNG CHEKHOV: THE BIRTH OF A GENIUS
by Review Roundups - Oct 19, 2015

Newly adapted by David Hare and directed by Jonathan Kent, YOUNG CHEKHOV: THE BIRTH OF A GENIUS, opened on 17 October, which presents a unique theatrical event seeing a repertory cast of 23 actors performing 50 parts in PLATONOV, Ivanov and THE SEAGULL. For the first time ever on this scale, audiences will be given the opportunity to see all three shows in close proximity performed by the same group and with the same creative team.  (more...)

VIDEO: Tom Hiddleston Surprises Crowd with Hank Williams Medley at I SAW THE LIGHT Premiere
by TV News Desk - Oct 19, 2015

British actor Tom Hiddleston gave a surprise performance in Nashville, Tennessee Saturday night after a premiere of his upcoming Hank Williams biopic, I SAW THE LIGHT, hitting theaters in March 2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: YOUNG CHEKHOV: THE BIRTH OF A GENIUS Opens Tonight at Chichester
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2015

Get a first look at the major new season of Anton Chekhov's early works at Chichester Festival Theatre! Newly adapted by David Hare and directed by Jonathan Kent, YOUNG CHEKHOV: THE BIRTH OF A GENIUS, which opens tonight 17 October, presents a unique theatrical event which will see a repertory cast of 23 actors performing 50 parts in PLATONOV, Ivanov and THE SEAGULL. For the first time ever on this scale, audiences will be given the opportunity to see all three shows in close proximity performed by the same group and with the same creative team. Scroll down for a look at the cast in action below! (more...)

NBC Sports Presents WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTING Tonight
by TV News Desk - Oct 17, 2015

World Series of Fighting returns to NBCSN tonight, Oct. 17, live at 8:30 p.m. ET, highlighted by a welterweight bout between Jon Fitch (26-7-1) and Yushin 'Thunder' Okami (30-9) from Foxwoods Resort and Casino (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

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Full Cast, Dates Set for Tonya Pinkins-Led 'MOTHER COURAGE' at Classic Stage This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2015

BroadwayWorld is excited to report that Classic Stage Company's production of Bertolt Brecht's MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN, starring Tony Award winner Tonya Pinkins, will begin performances Wednesday, December 9 for a limited engagement through January 24. MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN will be directed by Brian Kulick and will feature original music by Tony Award winner Duncan Sheik. The official press opening is Thursday, January 7. (more...)

BWW Review: BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET'S THE NUTCRACKER Creates Christmas Magic in BIRMINGHAM
by Emma Cann - Nov 30, 2015

Sir Peter Wright's production of The Nutcracker for the Birmingham Royal Ballet is widely regarded as the best production in country, if not the world, and it is not hard to see why. John McFarlane's lavish storybook designs create a magical world in which Clara takes centre stage. We follow Clara as she defeats King Rat, travels to the Land of Snow and is transformed into the Sugar Plum Fairy, the ballerina of her dreams. Whilst other interpretations of The Nutcracker struggle to maintain a compelling narrative, we share Clara's fear, delight and amazement at every turn. (more...)

Jiehae Park's PEERLESS to Make World Premiere at Yale Rep This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

Yale Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of PEERLESS by Jiehae Park, directed by Margot Bordelon, November 27-December 19 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street). Opening Night is Thursday, December 3. The cast of PEERLESS includes Teresa Avia Lim, Christopher Livingston, Caroline Neff, JD Taylor, and Tiffany Villarin. (more...)

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts to Present THE SNOW MAIDEN, 12/20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2015

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College will team up once again with producer Anton Krilloff present a Russian holiday fairy tale, The Snow Maiden (??????????), on Sunday, December 20, 2015 at 4pm. Ticket prices range from $35 to $60 and can be purchased at BrooklynCenter.org or by calling the box office at 718-951-4500 (Tues-Sat, 1pm-6pm). The running time is 1 hour and 10 minutes with no intermission. The Snow Maiden is performed in Russian with English subtitles. (more...)

Kenneth Branagh to Star in, Direct MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS Reboot
by Movies News Desk - Nov 20, 2015

Variety has just confirmed earlier rumors that stage and screen star Kenneth Branagh will take on a new big screen adaptation of Agatha Cristie's iconic detective novel MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS. He will also star in the film. (more...)

ISCLA to Present 10th Anniversary Production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL WITH CHARLES DICKENS This Dec
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2015

INDEPENDENT SHAKESPEARE CO. (ISCLA), producers of the Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival, presents the 10th anniversary production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL WITH CHARLES DICKENS. (more...)

New CEO Joins Award-winning UX Company, Redux
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2015

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Ingmar Bergman's NORA Begins This Weekend at Cherry Lane Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2015

Ingmar Bergman's NORA -- an adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's classic drama A DOLL'S HOUSE -- will be given its English-language New York debut Off-Broadway this fall when Austin Pendleton directs the production at Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St.), with previews set to begin November 14 prior to an official press opening November 22. The five-week production runs through December 12. NORA is produced by Cherry Lane Theatre in association with La Femme Theatre Productions.  (more...)

Gate Theatre's MEDEA, Starring Emma Beattie, Extends Through December 5
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2015

The Gate Theatre announces today that its critically acclaimed production of MEDEA will extend by an extra week.  The production, in association with Belvoir, Sydney and directed by Anne-Louise Sarks, will now run until Saturday 5 December.  (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 11, 2015
by - Nov 11, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 11 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

SELKIE to Make World Premiere at Z Space This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

Weathervane Productions and Rising Phoenix Repertory are pleased to present the world premiere of SELKIE, or When I Look at the Ocean, I Feel Like I Belong, a new play inspired by Selkie mythology, written by Sarah Shaefer. (more...)

Sheffield Theatres Announces Full Casts for WAITING FOR GODOT and World Premiere of THE NAP
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

With the critically acclaimed Show Boat currently running in the Crucible, and Partus and A Raisin in the Sun in rehearsals, Sheffield Theatres' Artistic Director Daniel Evans announces the full casts for the forthcoming productions of Waiting For Godot and the world premiere of Richard Bean's comedy thriller The Nap, both at the Crucible this spring. (more...)

Nominees Announced for 2015 Glugs Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

The Glugs proudly announce the nominees of the 2015 Glugs Theatre Awards to be presented Monday 1 February 2016 at Sydney's Castlereagh Boutique Hotel. (more...)

SHARON TATE IN HEAVEN to Launch 2016 Tour in Los Angeles Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

This American Blonde Actress and Mississippi Mud Productions announce the first dates of the 2016 tour of SHARON TATE IN HEAVEN, beginning in Los Angeles for a return engagement, and with additional tour dates to follow in Florida, New York City and Long Island, NY, coinciding with the worldwide release of a film for new media version. It will play on the West Coast on February 5th and 6th for two shows only at the Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute on the the James Dean Soundstage, an 'environmental' TV studio setting. (more...)

DE-CIX Appoints Bulent Sen as Regional Director of Turkey
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

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IVANOV, Hugo Weaving, MATILDA Top 2015 Sydney Theatre Awards; Winners List!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2016

At a star-studded ceremony today 18 January 2016, the winners of the 2015 Sydney Theatre Awards were announced, with a record 36 Awards presented, shared between 19 productions which played in Sydney during the calendar year of 2015. Over 350 members of the Sydney theatre community packed the auditorium at Paddington RSL to celebrate the best of Sydney theatre. Scroll down or click HERE for the full list of winners! (more...)

BWW Reviews: SYDNEY THEATRE AWARDS 2015 Winners Announced
by Jade Kops - Jan 18, 2016

The Sydney's Theatre community gathered at the 2015 SYDNEY THEATRE AWARDS tonight for the 11th annual celebration of the best of the past year's work as judged by The Sydney Reviewers. (more...)

Kansas City Ballet to Present SWAN LAKE, 2/19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

KANSAS CITY, MO (January 14, 2016) — The 58th season of Kansas City Ballet continues with the enchanting tale of Swan Lake with choreography by Kansas City Ballet Artistic Director Devon Carney after Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov and the mesmerizing score of Peter I. Tchaikovsky. The production will be accompanied by Kansas City Symphony conducted by Kansas City Ballet Music Director Ramona Pansegrau and runs Feb. 19 through 28 at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Yael Stone & Dan Spielman to Star in THE BLIND GIANT IS DANCING AT BELVOIR
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

Brutality in the workplace, rage in the streets, seething in the home. The vulnerability of political parties when they've forgotten why they're there.  (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 2/9/2016 - DISASTER!, PRODIGAL SON, JOPLIN & More!
by Jessica Khan - Feb 9, 2016

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: Take cover! DISASTER! wrecks havoc on Broadway starting tonight, PRODIGAL SON opens at MTC, Janis Joplin heads out on tour and more! (more...)

National Theatre Announces 2016 Productions - Andrew Garfield Stars in ANGELS IN AMERICA, James McArdle in YOUNG CHEKHOV, WAR HORSE Tour and More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

New work by Lee Hall, David Hare, Bryony Kimmings, Lucy Kirkwood, Nina Raine, Gillian Slovo and Alexander Zeldin, and contemporary revivals of two of the NT's most celebrated 20th century premieres - Amadeus and Angels in America - are among the forthcoming productions at the National Theatre announced today by Rufus Norris. (more...)

Breaking News: John Doyle to Direct DEAD POETS SOCIETY Premiere & PACIFIC OVERTURES as Part of Classic Stage's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

Off-Broadway's acclaimed Classic Stage Company today announced plans for its 2016-17 season, led by incoming Artistic Director John Doyle and Managing Director Jeff Griffin. Doyle, a Tony Award winner for Sweeney Todd and the director of Broadway's highly-praised new production of The Color Purple, assumes the artistic leadership of CSC beginning in July, succeeding Brian Kulick, who has led the company since 2003. For CSC, Doyle has directed Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Passion and Rodgers & Hammerstein's Allegro, and later this season will direct Henrik Ibsen's Peer Gynt. (more...)

Belvoir Announces THE GREAT FIRE
by Marissa Sblendorio - Feb 29, 2016

Belvoir presents THE GREAT FIRE as a kind of companion to THE BLIND GIANT IS DANCING - a pair of plays a generation apart about family, about holding your course, about what will survive of the fading triumph of Australian social democracy. Where The Blind Giant is a political thriller about the corrupting force of power,The Great Fire is a meditation on the tragedy of a generation that, despite its best ambitions, is leaving the world in a worse state than they inherited it. (more...)

Two-Time Tony Winner Patti LuPone Joins CSC's Star-Studded THE LADIES WHO SING SONDHEIM Gala
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

Two-time Tony Award winner Patti LuPone has joined the star-studded Broadway roster for The Ladies Who Sing Sondheim, a gala benefit for Off-Broadway's esteemed Classic Stage Company on Monday, March 14 at Alice Tully Hall (1941 Broadway) hosted and directed by Tony Award winner John Doyle, who will become the company's new Artistic Director in July.  In addition to LuPone, the evening will include performances from Sondheim's canon by Victoria Clark (The Light in the Piazza), Cynthia Erivo (The Color Purple), Joaquina Kalukango (The Color Purple), Judy Kuhn (Fun Home, CSC's Passion), Marin Mazzie (Kiss Me, Kate) and Alexandra Silber (Fiddler on the Roof).  (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com for 2/14/2016 - 2/21/2016
by BWW - Feb 21, 2016

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Photo Flash: First Look at Kansas City Ballet's SWAN LAKE, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2016

The 58th season of Kansas City Ballet continues with the enchanting tale of SWAN LAKE with choreography by Kansas City Ballet Artistic Director Devon Carney after Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov and the mesmerizing score of Peter I. Tchaikovsky. The production will be accompanied by Kansas City Symphony conducted by Kansas City Ballet Music Director Ramona Pansegrau and runs tonight, Feb. 19, through Feb. 28 at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the dancers onstage below! (more...)

Brian d'Arcy James, Laura Dern and Hope Davis Board J.D. Salinger Movie REBEL IN THE RYE
by TV News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

SOMETHING ROTTEN! and SPOTLIGHT star Brian d'Arcy James is among the latest to join Danny Strong's upcoming J.D. Salinger film REBEL IN THE RYE. (more...)

Recent Cutbacks to Return to The PIT with FLY, YOU FOOLS This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

After a year-long sold out run of Hold On To Your Butts (named a "Critic's Pick" and one of the "Ten Best Comedy Shows of 2014" by Time Out New York), The PIT is proud to announce the return of acclaimed theatrical company Recent Cutbacks with FLY, YOU FOOLS, another LIVE shot-for-shot remake. Three actors and a foley artist band together (in fellowship) to bring you a parody of the first chapter in the most epic fantasy trilogy of all time! (more...)

Austin Pendleton to Direct LUNA GALE at Cleveland Play House
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

Cleveland Play House's (CPH) monumental 100th Season continues with the regional premiere of LUNA GALE. CPH welcomes back film and stage legend Austin Pendleton to direct this contemporary drama that begs the question 'To whom do you belong?' Written by Rebecca Gilman, recipient of the 2015 Roe Green Award, LUNA GALE runs February 27 - March 20 in the intimate Allen Theatre. (more...)

Colorado Ballet Announces Full Lineup for 2016-2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

DENVER – Colorado Ballet Artistic Director Gil Boggs announced the 2016-2017 season, which will feature technically-challenging classical ballets, innovative contemporary works and the 56th annual production of The Nutcracker. (more...)

Alexandra Wood's MERIT to Receive London Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

Directed by Tom Littler. Designed by Phil Lindley. Sound by Max Pappenheim. Lighting by Rob Mills. (more...)

LES MISERABLES and More Take Home 2016 Glugs Awards in Sydney
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

The Glugs celebrated their annual Theatre Awards tonight at Sydney's Castlereagh Boutique Hotel. Scroll down for the full list of winners! (more...)

Victoria Clark, Cynthia Erivo & More Sign on for CSC's THE LADIES WHO SING SONDHEIM Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

Some of Broadway's most talented musical leading ladies will come together in The Ladies Who Sing Sondheim, a gala benefit for Off-Broadway's esteemed Classic Stage Company on Monday, March 14 at Alice Tully Hall (1941 Broadway) helmed by Tony Award winner John Doyle, who will become the company's new Artistic Director in July. The evening will include performances from Sondheim's canon by Victoria Clark (The Light in the Piazza), Cynthia Erivo (The Color Purple), Joaquina Kalukango(The Color Purple), Judy Kuhn (Fun Home, CSC's Passion), Marin Mazzie (Kiss Me, Kate) and Alexandra Silber (Fiddler on the Roof). Additional performers will be announced in the coming weeks. (more...)

Ronald B. Hall Announces THE RUSSIAN
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2015

Ronald B. Hall, an Air Force veteran, husband, father, coach, devoted writer and author, has completed his new book 'The Russian': a gripping and potent work that keeps the reader guessing through the twists and turns of a horrific war plot. (more...)

Mark Rylance, Kenneth Branagh Join Cast of Christopher Nolan's DUNKIRK
by Movies News Desk - Dec 29, 2015

Mark Rylance, Kenneth Branagh and Tom Hardy have officially joined the cast of Christopher Nolan's DUNKIRK (more...)

VIDEO: Tom Hiddleston Stars in Hank Williams Biopic I SAW THE LIGHT
by TV News Desk - Dec 23, 2015

A new international trailer for the Hank Williams biopic, I SAW THE LIGHT, starring Tom Hiddleston has arrived. The film hits theaters in March 2016. (more...)

Kenneth Branagh Named Patron of 'Shakespeare on Screen' Program
by Movies News Desk - Dec 21, 2015

Regional movie agency Film London has announced that Sir Kenneth Branagh has been named patron for their Shakespeare on Screen program (more...)

2015 Sydney Theatre Awards Nominations Announced
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2015

Nominations were announced today for the Sydney Theatre Awards for 2015, which will be presented at a gala ceremony on Monday January 18, 2016 at 6pm at the Paddington RSL. (more...)

VIDEO: Tom Hiddleston Performs 'Hey Good Lookin' in I SAW THE LIGHT Trailer
by TV News Desk - Dec 2, 2015

The first official trailer for the Hank Williams biopic, I SAW THE LIGHT, starring Tom Hiddleston has arrived. The film hits theaters in March 2016. (more...)

Public Theater Announces Cast of THE GABRIELS Three-Play Cycle
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2015

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for the world premiere three-play cycle THE GABRIELS: Election Year in the Life of One Family, written and directed by Richard Nelson. Featuring the same core acting company for all three productions, Play One: HUNGRY, will begin previews on Saturday, February 27 and run through, Sunday, March 20, with an official press opening on Friday, March 4, 2016. The second play, WHAT DID YOU EXPECT?, will premiere in September and the final play in the new cycle, WOMEN OF A CERTAIN AGE, will open on election night, November 8, 2016. (more...)

Donmar Warehouse Announces 2016 Spring Season - World Premiere of ELEGY, Revival of FAITH HEALER and More!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

Donmar Warehouse Announces the 2016 Spring Season! (more...)

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