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Photo Flash: First Look at Rehearsal Photos of YOUNG CHEKHOV at Chichester Festival Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2015

The first pictures are released today for a major new season of Anton Chekhov's early works at Chichester Festival Theatre. Newly adapted by David Hare and directed by Jonathan Kent, the productions present 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.  Check out the rehearsal photos below! (more...)

Bill Camp, Jim Norton, Tavi Gevinson and More Join Broadway's THE CRUCIBLE; Full Cast, Theater Set!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2015

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Arthur Miller's THE CRUCIBLE will return to Broadway at the Walter Kerr Theatre (219 West 48th Street) this spring. Bill Camp (as Reverend John Hale), Jim Norton (as Giles Corey), Tavi Gevinson (as Mary Warren), and Jason Butler Harner (as Reverend Samuel Parris) are among those who will join previously announced stars Ben Whishaw (as John Proctor), Sophie Okonedo (as Elizabeth Proctor), Saoirse Ronan (as Abigail Williams), and Ciaran Hinds (as Deputy-Governor Danforth). (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Sheffield Theatres' SHOW BOAT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2015

Artistic Director Daniel Evans today announces the company for his new production of Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II's musical Show Boat. (more...)

Official: Xavier and Beck to Star in Sheffield's SHOW BOAT!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2015

Daniel Evans will direct Michael Xavier as Gaylord Ravenal, Gina Beck as Magnolia Hawks, Lucy Briers as Parthenia Hawks, Sandra Marvin as Queenie, Emmanuel Kojo as Joe, Rebecca Trehearn as Julie La Verne and Allan Corduner as Captain Andy Hawks. (more...)

Company of Fools Stages AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2015

Company of Fools (COF) will present the critically acclaimed and award-winning play, AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tracy Letts for the second show of their 20th Season. Letts's jaw-dropping masterpiece opens tonight, September 30, and runs through October 17, 2015 at the Liberty Theatre in Hailey, Idaho. (more...)

Gina Beck and Michael Xavier to Star in SHOW BOAT at the Crucible This Winter; More Cast Announced!
by Jessica Khan - Sep 3, 2015

SHOW BOAT will sail into the Crucible this winter with a full crew this December! (more...)

Pacific Resident Theatre's THE DOCK BRIEF to Run 10/10-11/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2015

Multi-award winning Pacific Resident Theatre announces their fourth show of the 2014/2015 Season. Directed by PRT's Robert Bailey (The Turn of the Screw), performances for The Dock Brief will run through November 15, 2015 with an official press opening on Saturday, October 10th at 8:00p.m. (more...)

Foxwoods Resort Casino Announces October Entertainment Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2015

Foxwoods Resort Casino, the Northeast's premier hotel, gaming, shopping and entertainment destination, is hosting a star-studded lineup of entertainment acts this October. (more...)

Tom McGowan Joins West End's WICKED as 'The Wizard' Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2015

WICKED, the award-winning classic musical that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is delighted to welcome the American stage, television and film actor Tom McGowan to the role of The Wizard from tonight 21 September for a limited season until Saturday 12 March 2016. He will be making his West End debut. (more...)

CSC Extends Anne Washburn's IPHIGENIA IN AULIS Translation Into October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2015

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Managing Director Jeff Griffin, has announced that its production of IPHIGENIA IN AULIS, acclaimed playwright Anne Washburn's (Mr. Burns, a post-electric play) transadaptation of Euripides' final play, directed by Obie Award winner Rachel Chavkin (Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812), will extend through Sunday, October 4 at CSC (136 East 13th Street). IPHIGENIA IN AULIS features original musical by The Bengsons and choreography by Sonya Tayeh. IPHIGENIA IN AULIS is part of CSC's Greek Festival, celebrating classical Greek theater as explored by some of the downtown theatre scene's most exciting artists. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Collider Theater's LOVE, SEX AND DEATH IN THE AMAZON
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2015

Collider Theater announced today the complete cast of its world premiere production of LOVE, SEX AND DEATH IN THE AMAZON opening Saturday, October 10 at The Paradise Factory at 64E4 in the East Village. (more...)

Ballet Russes Reinvented, THE NUTCRACKER and More Set for Festival Ballet Providence's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2015

Festival Ballet Providence's (FBP) 2015-2016 Season, which was formally announced in June, opens in October 2015 with electrifying choreography, stunning staging, live music, and thrilling premieres. The company's thirty-eighth season of contemporary and classical dance includes Ballet Russes Reinvented, Up Close on Hope series, The Nutcracker, Hansel and Gretel, and Swan Lake. (more...)

Yandex.Browser Boosts Internet Security With New 'Protect' Technology
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2015

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Official: Rufus Hound and More Join THE WARS OF THE ROSES at Rose Theatre, Kingston
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2015

It's official! Joining previously announced Joely Richardson, Robert Sheehan and Kare Conradi in THE WARS OF THE ROSES at Rose Theatre, Kingston are: Rufus Hound (Bedford & Bolingbroke), Jack Cade (Rivers), Oliver Cotton (Winchester, Clifford, Hastings), Laurence Spellman (Young Clifford, Richmond), Alex Waldmann (Henry VI, Tyrrell), Susan Tracy (Margery Jourdain, Duchess of York). (more...)

Nicole Kidman Leads PHOTOGRAPH 51, Opening Tonight in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2015

The Michael Grandage Company presents the UK premiere of Anna Ziegler's Photograph 51. Nicole Kidman who leads the company as Rosalind Franklin is joined by Will Attenborough (James Watson), Edward Bennett (Francis Crick), Stephen Campbell Moore (Maurice Wilkins), Patrick Kennedy (Don Caspar) and Joshua Silver (Ray Gosling). Photograph 51 opens at the Noel Coward Theatre tonight 14 September, with previews from 5 September, and runs until 21 November. (more...)

Tom Stoppard's HAPGOOD to Play Hampstead Theatre This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2015

Written by acclaimed playwright Tom Stoppard and directed by Howard Davies, Hampstead Theatre is delighted to present HAPGOOD, with previews commencing from Friday 4 December 2015 for an opening Wednesday 9 December at 7pm. The show will run through 16 January 2016. Full casting to be announced. (more...)

Rob Campbell, Amber Gray and More Lead CSC's GREEK FESTIVAL, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2015

Classical Greek theatre will take over Classic Stage Company when it begins its 2015/2016 season with the inaugural GREEK FESTIVAL! (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Tom Hiddleston Performs 'Move It On Over' from Hank Williams Biopic
by TV News Desk - Sep 10, 2015

The actor took to Twitter today to share a first look at a performance of Williams' 'Move It On Over' from the film (more...)

Sheffield Theatres' SHOW BOAT Announces Extension
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2015

Sheffield Theatres' Artistic Director Daniel Evans today announces, due to popular demand, a one-week extension for his new production of Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II's musical Show Boat.  The production which opens on 16 December 2015, with previews from 10 December, will now run until 23 January 2016. (more...)

Trinity Rep to Present A CHRISTMAS CAROL This Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2015

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Gate Theatre Sets New Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2015

Artistic Director Christopher Haydon today announces the Gate Theatre's new season Nuclear: A Season about the Family. The season opens with the world premiere of Nina Segal's In the Night Time (Before the Sun Rises), followed by the world premiere of The Iphigenia Quartet which includes Agamemnon by Caroline Bird, Iphigenia by Suhayla El-Bushra, Clytemnestra by Lulu Raczka and Chorus by Chris Thorpe. (more...)

VIDEO: Tom Hiddleston Pulls Out Robert De Niro Impression in Front of the Man Himself
by TV News Desk - Oct 3, 2015

In the episode, Norton pointed out that Hiddleston is known for doing impressions of co-stars, so Hiddleston pulled out his best version of Woody Allen, Christopher Walken, Al Pacino and finally, Robert De Niro. Check out the performances and De Niro's reaction below! (more...)

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...)


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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...)

WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTING Returns to NBCSN this Weekend
by TV News Desk - Oct 15, 2015

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Photo Flash: First Look at YOUNG CHEKHOV: THE BIRTH OF A GENIUS at Chichester
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 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 on 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 first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Collider Theater's LOVE, SEX AND DEATH IN THE AMAZON Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2015

Collider Theater presents the world premiere production of LOVE, SEX AND DEATH IN THE AMAZON opening tonight, October 10 at The Paradise Factory at 64E4 in the East Village. (more...)

Pacific Resident Theatre's THE DOCK BRIEF Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2015

Multi-award winning Pacific Resident Theatre announces their fourth show of the 2014/2015 Season. Directed by PRT's Robert Bailey (The Turn of the Screw), performances for The Dock Brief will run through November 15, 2015 with an official press opening tonight, October 10th at 8:00p.m. (more...)

SecureBlackbox 14 Offers Reliable Free Security to Freeware and Open-source Developers
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...)

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...)

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...)

THERE IS A HAPPINESS THAT MORNING IS to Premiere at The Tank
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

THERE IS A HAPPINESS THAT MORNING IS - a new play by Mickle Maher - will premiere as  the season opener at The Tank theater company this fall with Previews beginning September 11 and Opening on September 12th at The Tank (151 West 46th Street / 8th Fl.) HAPPINESS is scheduled to run through September 27th. (more...)

Company of Fools to Stage AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

Company of Fools (COF) will present the critically acclaimed and award-winning play, AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tracy Letts for the second show of their 20th Season. Letts's jaw-dropping masterpiece opens September 30 and runs through October 17, 2015 at the Liberty Theatre in Hailey, Idaho. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look- SWAN LAKE at the Russian Grand Ballet
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2015

The Russian Grand Ballet is pleased to announce the performance of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's 'Swan Lake' in Dorchester, on Saturday, Sept. 19 at The Strand Theatre. Doors for the performance will open at 6.30 p.m., with the show beginning at 7.30 p.m. The Russian Grand Ballet brings the classic ballet to life with Russia's brightest ballet stars to perform the full-length production. BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the production below! (more...)

The Russian Grand Ballet Brings SWAN LAKE to Boston's Strand Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2015

The Russian Grand Ballet is pleased to announce the performance of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake" in Dorchester, on Saturday, Sept. 19 at The Strand Theatre. (more...)

Breaking News: Eugene O'Neill's HUGHIE Headed Back to Broadway Starring Forest Whitaker!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

This just in! BroadwayWorld.com has learned that the Academy Award, Golden Globe & BAFTA winning actor Forest Whitaker will make his highly anticipated Broadway debut in HUGHIE, by four- time Pulitzer Prize winner and Nobel Prize Laureate Eugene O'Neill. Directed by Tony and Olivier Award winner winner Michael Grandage, HUGHIE will play a strictly limited engagement in the spring of 2016 on Broadway at a Shubert Theatre to be announced. (more...)

Full Cast Set for World Premiere of THE ODYSSEY: MISSING PRESUMED DEAD
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

English Touring Theatre and Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse today announce the full cast for the world premiere of their co-production of The Odyssey: Missing Presumed Dead. The production reunites Simon Armitage and Nick Bagnall after their recent collaborations on The Last Days of Troy and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. Nick Bagnall directs Lee Armstrong, Simon Dutton, Roger Evans, Polly Frame, David Hartley, Ranjit Krishnamma, Chris Reilly, Sule Rimi, Danusia Samal, Colin Tierney and Susie Trayling. (more...)

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