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BWW TV: Full Cast Announced in West End's HANGMEN - First Trailer Released!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 30, 2015

Full casting has today been announced for the West End run of the Royal Court Theatre's production of Hangmen. ProducersRobert Fox, Matthew Byam Shaw for Playful Productions and Royal Court Theatre Productions are delighted to announce that Andy Nyman will play Syd, Craig Parkinson will take on the role of Inspector Fry and Tony Hirst will play Bill, completing the cast of the West End production. Directed by Matthew Dunster, Martin McDonagh's Hangmen will transfer to the Wyndham's Theatre for a strictly limited season, previewing from 1 December.  Check out the new trailer below! (more...)

The Secret Theatre Welcomes 19 Shows for FLYING SOLO 3 Festival Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

The Secret Theatre and Artistic Director Richard Mazda are proud to announce that 19 solo shows have been chosen for the FLYING SOLO 3 festival at the Secret Theatre, the 3rd Festival of one-person shows at the theatre. (more...)

Stacey Sargeant Will Join ECLIPSED at the Public Before Broadway Transfer
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

The Public Theater announced today that Stacey Sargeant will join the cast of ECLIPSED as "Helena" beginning Tuesday, November 3. (more...)

New Repertory Theatre to Stage THE SNOW QUEEN This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

New Repertory Theatre announces THE SNOW QUEEN, November 28- December 20, 2015 in the Charles Mosesian Theater at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. The press opening will be Monday, November 30 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Stratford Festival Sets Cast for 2016 North American Premiere of SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2015

 Can a play show us the very truth and nature of the world's greatest playwright? As the Bard's legacy is celebrated around the globe in 2016 with Shakespeare 400, the boisterous new comedy Shakespeare in Love takes a glorious stab at doing just that. But with little known of Shakespeare beyond the dates of his birth and death - both April 23 - the fun is all in the imagining. (more...)

Northlight Theatre to Continue Season with YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2015

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the Pulitzer Prize-winning play You Can't Take It With You, continuing Northlight's 41st Season. You Can't Take It With You, directed by Devon de Mayo, runs November 6 - December 13, 2015 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie. (more...)

BWW Interview: Mairin Lee Discusses ROMANCE LANGUAGE and Taking on a New Kind of Role
by Nora Dominick - Oct 23, 2015

Mairin Lee may be known for her ingenues roles in Shakespearean and 19th Century plays, but this time around she's switching gears and playing a young corporate lawyer in ROMANCE LANGUAGE (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at The Public's Mobile Shakespeare Unit COMEDY OF ERRORS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2015

The Public Theater will begin previews for the Mobile Shakespeare Unit's THE COMEDY OF ERRORS on Sunday, November 1. Directed by Kwame Kwei-Armah, the sit-down run of THE COMEDY OF ERRORS follows a three-week tour to the five boroughs, bringing free Shakespeare to audiences who have limited or no access to the arts. The Shakespeare comedy will run at The Public Theater through Sunday, November 22, with an official press opening on Thursday, November 5. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Gloucester Stage Presents World Premiere of A MEASURE OF NORMALCY, Now thru 11/1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2015

Gloucester Stage proudly presents the world premiere of Lucas Baisch's A Measure of Normalcy from tonight, October 22 through November 1 at 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA. (more...)

THE SCREENWRITER DIES OF HIS OWN FREE WILL to Run 11/15-24 at Davenport Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2015

Winner for the award in Overall Excellence in Playwriting at FringeNYC 2015, award-winning playwright Jim Shankman's The Screenwriter Dies Of His Own Free Will gets an extended run at the Davenport Theatre in NYC.  (more...)

Lupita Nyong'o to Reprise ECLIPSED Role on Broadway This February
by TV News Desk - Oct 20, 2015

Lupita Nyong'o is heading to Broadway in ECLIPSED. The Academy Award winner will reprise the role she now plays in an Off Broadway production of the show at the Public Theater (more...)

Gloucester Stage to Present World Premiere of A MEASURE OF NORMALCY, 10/22-11/1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2015

Gloucester Stage proudly presents the world premiere of Lucas Baisch's A Measure of Normalcy from October 22 through November 1 at 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA. (more...)

The Secret Theatre to Welcome 19 Shows for FLYING SOLO 3 Festival This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2015

The Secret Theatre and Artistic Director Richard Mazda are proud to announce that 19 solo shows have been chosen for the FLYING SOLO 3 festival at the Secret Theatre, the 3rd Festival of one-person shows at the theatre. (more...)

Monique Gaffney and Christopher Salazar to Lead 2015 Globe for All Tour of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2015

The Old Globe's GLOBE FOR ALL returns to bring free professional Shakespeare directly to diverse, multigenerational audiences in underserved communities around San Diego County. This second year of GLOBE FOR ALL follows a highly successful inaugural production in 2014. One of the Bard's most charming comedies, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, will be directed by renowned Shakespearean Rob Melrose, Artistic Director of San Francisco's Cutting Ball Theater, who makes his Globe debut. He directs a cast of local professional actors, including recent graduates of the Old Globe/University of San Diego Graduate Theatre Program. (more...)

Cast Announced for A FURTHER EDUCATION at Hampstead Downstairs
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2015

The cast for Will Mortimer's sharp and perceptive new comedy will be Makir Ahmed,  Stella Gonet, Oliver Hembrough, Isabella Laughland and Issy van Randwyck. (more...)

Public Theater's ECLIPSED, Starring Oscar Winner Lupita Nyong'o, Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

The Public Theater presents the American play Eclipsed, written by Danai Gurira. Directed by Obie Award winner Liesl Tommy and featuring Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong'o in her New York stage debut, this powerful story of survival and resilience opens at The Public Theater tonight, October 14, and will now run an additional two weeks through Sunday, November 29. (more...)

ANITA AND ME to Transfer to Theatre Royal Stratford East
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

Meera Syal's much-loved novel bursts onto the stage for the very first time this Autumn. Adapted for the stage by the award-winning playwright, Tanika Gupta, and with specially composed music by Ben and Max Ringham, Anita and Me paints a colourful portrait of village life in 1970's West Midlands during the era of flares, power cuts and glam rock. Directed by Roxana Silbert, the production transfers to Theatre Royal Stratford East from 29 October, after the world premiere at Birmingham REP. (more...)

Fiasco's MEASURE FOR MEASURE and SHINING CITY Round Out Long Wharf's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

Long Wharf Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, announces the final two titles of its 2015-16 season. (more...)

Raffi Barsoumian and Ramiz Monsef Star in Rajiv Joseph's GUARDS AT THE TAJ, Opening Tonight at the Geffen
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

Geffen Playhouse presents the West Coast premiere of GUARDS AT THE TAJ by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Steinberg Award recipient Rajiv Joseph. Raffi Barsoumian will star as Humayun, opposite Ramiz Monsef as Babur. (more...)

People's Light to Stage Regional Premiere of AUCTIONING THE AINSLEYS, 10/14-11/8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

People's Light presents AUCTIONING THE AINSLEYS, running from October 14 through November 8, 2015. Artistic Director Abigail Adams directs. (more...)

Annapolis Shakespeare Company's AS YOU LIKE Opens This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

Annapolis Shakespeare Company announces a special Press Night for Shakespeare's 'AS YOU LIKE IT' on Saturday, the 17th at 8:00 p.m. The performance will be followed by a VIP reception at 49 West Coffeehouse and Wine Bar with the Director, Cast and Design Team.  (more...)

World Premiere of DESPERATE MEASURES Set for Jermyn Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2015

Desperate Measures, a freewheeling new musical based on Shakespeare's Measure for Measure, is set in London in the 'swinging sixties' against a backdrop of starchy middle class morality and hypocrisy in a country on the verge of Beatlemania and the sexual and social permissiveness that we know today. (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...)

Olivier Award-Winning Goodnight Mister Tom Full Cast and Spring Tour 2016 Announced
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2015

The producers of Chichester Festival Theatre's production of Goodnight Mister Tom are delighted to announce today that the Oliver award-winning stage adaptation of Michelle Magorian's classic novel will embark on a UK Tour in 2016 after its strictly limited West End run at the Duke of York's Theatre this Christmas. (more...)

Theatre Royal Glasgow Presents GOODNIGHT MISTER TOM
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2015

The producers of Chichester Festival Theatre's production of Goodnight Mister Tom are delighted to announce that the Oliver award-winning stage adaptation of Michelle Magorian's classic novel will embark on a UK Tour in 2016 after its strictly limited West End run at the Duke of York's Theatre this Christmas. (more...)

BWW Review: THE WINTER'S TALE, Garrick Theatre, November 7 2015
by Gary Naylor - Nov 8, 2015

Gary Naylor sees a star-studded production of The Winter's Tale that doesn't quite convince in overcoming the problems of one of Shakespeare's problem plays. (more...)

MaryJoanna Grisso, Austin Colby, Natascia Diaz and More to Star in Signature Theatre's WEST SIDE STORY; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

Signature Theatre has announced the cast of WEST SIDE STORY, directed by Signature Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Signature's Sunday in the Park with George, Cabaret). The musical, a collaboration of music, dance and theater giants Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim, Jerome Robbins and Arthur Laurents, is considered by some to be one of the greatest musicals of all time. WEST SIDE STORY will run from December 8 - January 24 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre. (more...)

THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR to Close STNJ's 53rd Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2015

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey closes its 53rd season with THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR by William Shakespeare, directed by Artistic Director Bonnie J. Monte. (more...)

THE COMEDY OF ERRORS Tour Lands at The Public Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2015

Following the Mobile tour, THE COMEDY OF ERRORS will have a sit-down run at The Public Theater, now through Sunday, November 22, with an official press opening tonight, November 5. (more...)

BWW Interview: Flor De Liz Perez on the Beauty of The Mobile Shakespeare Unit
by Reilly Hickey - Nov 4, 2015

Flor De Liz Perez, currently playing Luciana in THE COMEDY OF ERRORS, spoke with Broadwayworld about this Mobile Unit production and how 'beautiful' it is to reach the non-conventional theatre audience. (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...)

Photo Flash Exclusive: First Look at Ellie Nunn in New Musical DESPERATE MEASURES
by Roy Tan - Nov 27, 2015

A brand new musical based on Shakespeare's Measure for Measure. (more...)

Eleanor Lang Named Cheek By Jowl's New Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

Cheek by Jowl today announces that Eleanor Lang has been appointed the Company's new Executive Director - she takes up the role in January 2016.   Lang, now the Executive Director of Free Word, has spent ten years working for a number of arts organisations including the Donmar Warehouse, Y Touring Theatre Company, BAC and the Bush Theatre, as well as working as a freelance producer. Most recently, she has worked with Rose Fenton, running Free Word, the UK's only centre for literature, literacy and freedom of expression. She is on the board of Rose Bruford College and Tonic Theatre. (more...)

The Mountain Play Association Announces Award-Winning Artistic Team For WEST SIDE STORY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2015

The Mountain Play - 'A Great Outdoor Theatre Adventure' and the San Francisco Bay Area's most magical outdoor theater experience - is proud to present the Tony Award© winning musical West Side Story directed by Jay Manley, music directed by David Moschler and choreographed by Nicole Helfer for its 103rd season in 2016. (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre Will Present Fiasco's MEASURE FOR MEASURE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2015

Long Wharf Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, presents the Fiasco Theater production of Measure for Measure by William Shakespeare, directed by Noah Brody and Ben Steinfeld, from November 25 through December 20, 2015. (more...)

Will Swenson & More to Join Christian Camargo in PERICLES Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2015

Theatre for a New Audience, Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director, will present William Shakespeare's Pericles directed by Trevor Nunn, featuring OBIE Award-winner Christian Camargo in the title role and leading a diverse company of twenty-two actors. Pericles marks Mr. Camargo's third Shakespeare title role for Theatre for a New Audience, and the first time not only that Trevor Nunn has directed this play, but the first time he has directed a Shakespeare with a U.S. company.  The production begins previews February 14 and opens February 25 for a scheduled run through March 27 at Polonsky Shakespeare Center, 262 Ashland Place. (more...)

Confirmed: Kelsey Grammer to Return to FINDING NEVERLAND This January for 7-Week Run
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2015

Producers of Finding Neverland are thrilled to announce today the highly anticipated return of Emmy-winner and Tony-nominee Kelsey Grammer to the show for seven-weeks only, from January 19 – February 28.  (more...)

Mary Zimmerman to Direct GUYS & DOLLS at The Wallis, 12/1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2015

'Well, hang on to your snap-brim fedora: Ms. Zimmerman's fetching revival is as good as any production I've ever seen of the greatest of all the golden-age musicals,' proclaimed the Wall Street Journal when Oregon Shakespeare Festival staged the Broadway musical classic Guys & Dolls earlier this year at its Ashland, Oregon-based theatre. Now, for a limited run, the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts will present this production for the holidays in the Bram Goldsmith Theater for 24 performances beginning Dec 1 and running through Dec 20. (more...)

SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Pre-Sale Now Underway at Stratford Festival
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2015

Tickets to the Stratford Festival's North American premiere of SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE are now on pre-sale. (more...)

Mayor Emanuel Announces Largest Global Celebration Of Playwright's 400-Year Legacy In 2016: Shakespeare 400 Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2015

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Donmar's All-Female HENRY IV Opens Tonight at St. Ann's Warehouse's New Home
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2015

The St. Ann's Warehouse 2015-16 Inaugural Season begins with the Donmar Warehouse's celebrated production of HENRY IV, opening tonight, November 11, and running through December 6, the second with St. Ann's in director Phyllida Lloyd's trilogy of all-female Shakespeares, set against the backdrop of women in prison (more...)

Nick Offerman Leads World Premiere of A CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES, Beginning Tonight in Boston
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2015

Huntington Theatre Company, the 2013 recipient of the Regional Theatre Tony Award and Boston magazine's Best Theatre of 2013 and 2014, presents the world premiere production of A CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher from the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by John Kennedy Toole, directed by David Esbjornson (Guess Who's Coming to Dinner and All My Sons) and featuring Nick Offerman of NBC's 'Parks and Recreation.' Performances will run tonight, November 11, through December 13, 2015 at the Huntington's mainstage, the BU Theatre. (more...)

Casting Announced For The Olivier Award-Winning GOODNIGHT MISTER TOM
by Jenny Ell - Nov 11, 2015

The producers of Chichester Festival Theatre's production of Goodnight Mister Tom are delighted to announce today that the Oliver award-winning stage adaptation of Michelle Magorian's classic novel will embark on a UK Tour in 2016 after its strictly limited West End run at the Duke of York's Theatre this Christmas. (more...)

Monique Gaffney and Christopher Salazar Lead 2015 Globe for All Tour of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

The Old Globe's GLOBE FOR ALL returns to bring free professional Shakespeare directly to diverse, multigenerational audiences in underserved communities around San Diego County. This second year of GLOBE FOR ALL follows a highly successful inaugural production in 2014. One of the Bard's most charming comedies, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, will be directed by renowned Shakespearean Rob Melrose, Artistic Director of San Francisco's Cutting Ball Theater, who makes his Globe debut. He directs a cast of local professional actors, including recent graduates of the Old Globe/University of San Diego Graduate Theatre Program. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company's RED VELVET, Jan. 23
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2015

The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company has announced the full cast for Red Velvet, the third production in the inauguralPlays at the Garrick season. The production, which originally premiered at the Tricycle Theatre in 2012 before transferring to St Ann's Warehouse in New York in 2014, will play at the Garrick Theatre from 23 January until 27 February 2016. Red Velvet is written by Lolita Chakrabarti with direction by Indhu Rubasingham and stars Adrian Lester as Ira Aldridge. (more...)

Cast Announced for East Coast Debut of Lynn Nottage's SWEAT at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2015

The new drama Sweat by Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage (Ruined; By The Way, Meet Vera Stark) comes to Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater following a critically-acclaimed debut at Oregon Shakespeare Festival as part of a co-commission between the two theaters. Hailed by The New York Times as an 'extraordinarily moving drama' that 'brims with the kind of ripe, richly imagined life associated with the work of the great August Wilson,' the play is directed by Nottage's longtime collaborator Kate Whoriskey and runs January 15-February 21, 2016 in the Kreeger Theater. (more...)

CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF, 'CYRANO' & More Set for Theatr Clwyd's 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2015

New Artistic Director of Theatr Clywd Tamara Harvey today announces her inaugural theatre season for the company. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Fiasco's MEASURE FOR MEASURE at Long Wharf Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2015

Long Wharf Theatre presents the Fiasco Theater production of Measure for Measure by William Shakespeare, directed by Noah Brody and Ben Steinfeld, running now through December 20, 2015. The production runs on the Claire Tow Stage in the C. Newton Schenck III Theatre, opening tonight, December 2. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

PYONGYANG to Open at Finborough Theatre in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2015

The world premiere of a new North Korean story from award-winning playwright In-Sook Chappell, P'yongyang opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four week limited season on Tuesday, 5 January 2016 (Press Nights: Thursday, 7 January and Friday, 8 January 2016 at 7.30pm). (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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