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Official: Cassidy Janson to Play Carole King in BEAUTIFUL from Nov 2015!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2015

Cassidy Janson will join the West End production of Beautiful - The Carole King Musical to play the title role from30 November 2015.   Also joining the cast will be Diane Keen as Genie Klein, King's mother. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre's COPENHAGEN Begins Previews Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

Rubicon Theatre Company welcomes stage and screen veterans Linda Purl, Brett Rickaby and Peter Van Norden to star in the company's mainstage production of the Tony-Award winning play COPENHAGEN, directed by international artist Judy Hegarty Lovett. (more...)

Linda Purl, Brett Rickaby and Peter Van Norden Lead COPENHAGEN, Opening Tonight at Rubicon
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2015

Rubicon Theatre Company welcomes stage and screen veterans Linda Purl, Brett Rickaby and Peter Van Norden in the company's mainstage production of the Tony-Award winning play COPENHAGEN, directed by international artist Judy Hegarty Lovett. (more...)

Mikkie-dene le Roux Gives Voice to GROUNDED Fighter Pilot at Baxter's Golden Arrow
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2015

George Brant's powerful and award-winning GROUNDED comes to the Baxter for a short season this November. (more...)

MadKap Productions Stages THE LION IN WINTER at the Skokie Theatre This Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

MadKap Productions will present THE LION IN WINTER by Highland Park native James Goldman, for ten performances at the Skokie Theatre, 7924 Lincoln Ave in Skokie, running now through November 22, 2015. (more...)

BWW Review: Roxanne Fay, Natalie Symons & Katherine Michelle Tanner in LARK EDEN
by Peter Nason - Nov 1, 2015

Powerhouse acting and Natalie Symons' wonderful script combine to make a memorable evening in Sarasota. (more...)

Actress Betsy Palmer Dead at Age 88
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2015

Actress Betsy Palmer, whose long film, stage and television career began back in 1951 in the early days of live television and who later found a new generation of fans in her role as Mrs. Vorhees in the cult film classic Friday the 13th, has died at the age of 88, it was announced today by her longtime manager Brad Lemack. (more...)

David Adkins, Kate Baldwin, Greg Edelman, Alison Fraser and More Set for Berkshire Theatre Group's 2015 Summer Season; Casting Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

Berkshire Theatre Group and Artistic Director/CEO, Kate Maguire, are thrilled to announce the casting for Berkshire Theatre Group's 87th summer season. (more...)

BWW Review: Scenes From a Summer House Tell a Charming Story in The Ensemble's PLENTY OF TIME
by Natalie de la Garza - May 20, 2016

PLENTY OF TIME is a sweet romantic comedy, simultaneously looking back with nostalgia and looking forward with hope. It's not to be missed. (more...)

West Coast Players' SAME TIME, NEXT YEAR Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2016

West Coast Players will present SAME TIME NEXT YEAR by Bernard Slade from tonight, March 4, through March 20, 2016. (more...)

Broadway to Dim Lights in Memory of Tony Winner Gene Saks Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2015

The Broadway community mourns the loss of acclaimed director and performer Gene Saks, who passed away on Saturday at age 93. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in his memory on Wednesday, April 1st, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. (more...)

Tony Award-Winner Gene Saks Has Died at Age 93
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2015

Tony Award-winner Gene Saks, famous for directing Neil Simon plays, died of pneumonia on Saturday in his home in East Hampton, NY. He was 93. (more...)

Who Will Win the 2015 Tony Awards? We Compare Year By Year!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 6, 2015

The 69th Annual Tony Awards are this Sunday June 7th at 8/9c hosted by Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming. It's the biggest award show of the Broadway season and it closes out a long award season for Broadway and Off-Broadway musicals and plays. We can't help but wonder what chances this year's Best Musical and Best Play nominees have of taking home the ultimate prize.  (more...)

BWW Reviews: Honky Tonk, Nashville, Pop Music Sounds Invades Actor's Summit
by Roy Berko - Jun 5, 2015

ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE, now on stage at Actors' Summit, is a well formed musical review in which a Patsy Cline-imitator wails away Cline's signature songs, including 'Walkin' After Midnight,' 'I Fall to Pieces,' 'She's Got You,' 'Anytime,' 'Stupid Cupid,' 'Lovesick Blues, 'Faded Love,' and 'Crazy.' The songs are interspersed with comments by a Cline fan and Cline, 'herself.' (more...)

Who Will Win at the 2016 Tony Awards? We Compare Year By Year!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 10, 2016

The 70th Annual Tony Awards are this Sunday June 12th at 8/9c hosted by James Corden. It's the biggest award show of the Broadway season and it closes out a long awards season for Broadway and Off-Broadway musicals and plays. We can't help but wonder what chances this year's Best Musical and Best Play nominees have of taking home the ultimate prize. (more...)

59E59 Theaters to Launch 2015-16 5A Season with THREESOME
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

59E59 Theaters will the 2015/2016 5A Season with the New York premiere of THREESOME, written by Yussef El Guindi, and directed by Portland Center Stage Artistic Director Chris Coleman. (more...)

Carrollwood Players Present THE ADDAMS FAMILY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

Carrollwood Players will present THE ADDAMS FAMILY (more...)

Carrollwood Players Present SAME TIME NEXT YEAR
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

Directed by Beth Behner.  One of the most popular romantic comedies of the century, Same Time, Next Year ran four years on Broadway, winning a Tony Award for lead actress Ellen Burstyn, who later recreated her role in the successful motion picture. It remains one of the world's most widely produced plays. The plot follows a love affair between two people, Doris and George, married to others, who rendezvous once a year. Twenty-five years of manners and morals are hilariously and touchingly played out by the lovers. (more...)

Corbin Bleu, Emma Hunton & More to Lead World Premiere of New Play THE DODGERS in Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

Ashley Kate Adams of AKA Studio Productions and Jim Kierstead will present the World Premiere of a new American play, THE DODGERS, written by Diana Amsterdam and directed by Dave Solomon, BroadwayWorld has learned. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Cleveland - Week of 1/31/2016
by BWW - Jan 31, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/31/2016 for Cleveland (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 3
by Audition Roundup - Jan 3, 2016

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, January 3, 2016 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)

BWW Review: SAME TIME NEXT YEAR - Delightful 'Old Time' Comedy at Actors' Summit
by Roy Berko - Jan 29, 2016

Bernard Slade. Name sound familiar? Probably not. How about 'Bewitched,' 'The Flying Nun,' 'The Partridge Family,' 'Bridget Loves Bernie?' Slade and all of those mid-1900 television shows do have a connection. He developed, authored or worked on all of them! (more...)

Sonoma Arts Live Launches New Winter Series with LOVE, LOSS AND WHAT I WORE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

Sonoma Arts Live announces a winter theater series beginning in January of 2016. In addition, for the first time since its beginnings in 2010 as the Sonoma Theater Alliance, the organization will become a theater company, acting as producer for all its shows, which are presented on the Rotary Stage in Andrews Hall. (more...)

SAME TIME NEXT YEAR Begins Next Week at Actors' Summit Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

Actors' Summit  Akron's Professional theater will open the New Year with a production of  Bernard Slade's romantic comedy Same Time Next Year.  The show will have a preview performance on Jan 21st at 8 PM and opening night is scheduled for Jan 22nd. 2016. A dessert reception with the director and cast follows the performance on opening night. The show runs until Feb. 7th, 2016. (more...)

Breaking News: Michael Crawford to Return to the West End in New THE GO-BETWEEN Musical
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

Michael Crawford, the legendary star of stage and screen will return to the London Stage in a new musical, based on the famed novel THE GO-BETWEEN. According to Baz Bamigboye of the UK Daily Mail, the production will begin performances on May 27th at the Apollo Theatre in London's West End. (more...)

West Coast Players to Stage SAME TIME, NEXT YEAR, 3/4-20
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

West Coast Players will present SAME TIME NEXT YEAR by Bernard Slade from March 4 - March 20, 2016. (more...)

Michael Crawford to Be Honored with Visual Comedy Legend Award 8 April; Plus Career Conversation
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

Michael Crawford, the legendary star of stage and screen will be honored on April 8, 2016 by the Slapstick Festival for his comedy work, at an event with tickets now on sale. (more...)

Michael Crawford to Reprise Comedy Hit SOME MOTHERS DO 'AVE 'EM for Special
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2016

Tonight, the BBC has announced that the star will also reprise his television role of 'Frank Spencer', opposite Michele Dotrice for a one-off TV special on March 18th. Dotrice was also recently seen on the stage in THE LADYKILLERS. (more...)

PTC to Continue Play-By-Play Series with TWO HENRYS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

Pioneer Theatre Company presents Two Henrys, the second installment of PTC's play reading series called Play-By-Play. Two Henrys by Kenneth Jones runs February 5 and 6, 2016. PTC Artistic Director Karen Azenberg directs the production. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 12/7/2015 - LAZARUS, THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER and More!
by Jessica Khan - Dec 7, 2015

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: David Bowie's LAZARUS bows off-Broadway, Nathan Lane leads THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER and more! (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 27
by Audition Roundup - Dec 27, 2015

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, December 27, 2015 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 20
by Audition Roundup - Dec 20, 2015

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, December 20, 2015 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)

BWW Review: GUYS ON ICE: THE ICE FISHING MUSICAL Drops Bait at Actors' Summit
by Roy Berko - Dec 2, 2015

The American Folklore Theatre (AFT), located in Door County, Wisconsin, is a theater company that creates musicals and plays which are based on the populist culture and heritage of the United States. They have developed such works as MULE FOR BREAKFAST AGAIN, LUMBERJACKS IN LOVE, LOOSE LIPS SINK SHIPS, and GUYS ON ICE. The latter is now being staged by Actors Summit. (more...)

Sonoma Arts Live to Launch New Winter Series with LOVE, LOSS AND WHAT I WORE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2015

Sonoma Arts Live announces a winter theater series beginning in January of 2016. In addition, for the first time since its beginnings in 2010 as the Sonoma Theater Alliance, the organization will become a theater company, acting as producer for all its shows, which are presented on the Rotary Stage in Andrews Hall. (more...)

DDoS Experts Predict That 'Dark DDoS' Will Turn the Lights Out on UK Businesses in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

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Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 13
by Audition Roundup - Dec 13, 2015

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, December 13, 2015 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)

BWW Review: VANYA, SONIA, MASHA AND SPIKE Visit Oyster Mill
by Marakay Rogers - Aug 27, 2016

Since when does a small community theatre do a better job at a show than the professionals? In this production of Christopher Durang's popular Chekhov-based comedy. (more...)

Linda Purl, Brett Rickaby and Peter Van Norden to Lead Rubicon Theatre's COPENHAGEN; Sets Sept Opening!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

Rubicon Theatre Company just announced stage and screen veterans Linda Purl, Brett Rickaby and Peter Van Norden will star in the company's mainstage production of the Tony-Award winning play COPENHAGEN, directed by international artist Judy Hegarty Lovett. (more...)

Tickets to First Annual Aspen Theatre Festival Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

Theatre Aspen announced that tickets are on sale for the first annual Aspen Theatre Festival, held at the Hurst Theatre during the final week of the summer, on August 25th and 28th. The Agent and Finn the Fearless are the two new works being developed as part of the organization's new festival. Tickets range from $20-30 and can be purchased at www.theatreaspen.org. (more...)

Diane Keen & Graham Cole Set for YOU'RE NEVER TOO OLD UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

Following a celebrated critical response at 2014's Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Steve Wood's debut play, You're Never Too Old - a wry comedy for two actors of a certain age - marks its first UK tour this autumn when it opens at the Yeovil Octagon on September 11th 2015. (more...)

TALLEY'S FOLLY Opens at Actors' Summit Theater on 4/15
by Louisa Brady - Apr 9, 2016

Actors' Summit   Akron's Professional theater is pleased to announce the opening of the  1980 Pulitzer Prize winning play Talley's Folly, by Lanford Wilson. The show will have a preview performance on Thursday April 14 at  8 p.m. The opening night show is scheduled for Friday, April 15, 2016.  A dessert reception with the director and cast follows the performance on opening night. The show runs until May 1.  (more...)

Stage Door Theatre to Present SAME TIME NEXT YEAR, 4/15-5/22
by Carol Kassie - Apr 8, 2016

Comedy, drama, history, and romance: Bernard Slade's Same Time Next Year, provides a fascinating - and often very funny - look at two ordinary people who grow and change over an extended period of time. The Tony and Drama Desk award-winning play will open at Stage Door Theatre on April 15th, and run through May 22nd. (more...)

Olivier Awards 2016: As It Happened!
by Carrie Dunn - Apr 3, 2016

It's our Olivier Awards liveblog! We updated the coverage all through Sunday, with reports live from the red carpet, plus tweets and pictures. Miss any of it? Catch up right here... (more...)

BWW Review: WHAT THEY DID FOR LOVE a Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch and Burt Bacharack
by Steve Wilson - Apr 26, 2015

What They Did For Love: The Songs of Marvin Hamlisch and Burt Bacharach continues at the Quality Hill Playhouse, 303 W. 10th, through May 17. J. Kent Barnhart, Producing Artistic Director of the Playhouse, accompanies Melinda MacDonald, Tim Noland, and LeShea Wright, on piano and vocally. Barnhart emcees the production displaying his wit and sense of humor as he reveals often little known history about the songs and their creators. (more...)

Carnegie Mellon Taps Alan Alda for Keynote Commencement Address, 5/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

Alan Alda, an acclaimed actor, writer and director who has a passion for science and technology, will be the keynote speaker at Carnegie Mellon University's 118(th) Commencement at 11 a.m., Sunday, May 17 in Gesling Stadium on the Pittsburgh campus. Alda, who exemplifies Carnegie Mellon's interdisciplinary strengths in the arts and sciences, also will receive an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree. (more...)

David Adkins, Kate Baldwin, Greg Edelman, Alison Fraser and More Set for Berkshire Theatre Group's 2015 Summer Season; Casting Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2015

Berkshire Theatre Group and Artistic Director/CEO, Kate Maguire, are thrilled to announce the casting for Berkshire Theatre Group's 87th summer season. (more...)

THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Lost In Yonkers - A Salute To Gene Saks, 1921-2015
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 2, 2015

Today we celebrate the life of one of the most influential comedy directors in Broadway history. (more...)

TALLEY'S FOLLY Opens at Actors' Summit Theater Today
by Louisa Brady - Apr 15, 2016

Actors' Summit Akron's Professional theater's 1980 Pulitzer Prize winning play Talley's Folly, by Lanford Wilson opens tonight. A dessert reception with the director and cast follows the performance on opening night. The show runs until May 1. (more...)

TALLEY'S FOLLY Opens at Actors' Summit Theater on 4/15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

Actors' Summit   Akron's Professional theater is pleased to announce the opening of the  1980 Pulitzer Prize winning play Talley's Folly, by Lanford Wilson. The show will have a preview performance on Today April 14 at  8 p.m. The opening night show is scheduled for Friday, April 15, 2016.  A dessert reception with the director and cast follows the performance on opening night. The show runs until May 1.  (more...)

Broadway Dims Lights in Memory of Tony Winner Gene Saks This Evening
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2015

The Broadway community mourns the loss of acclaimed director and performer Gene Saks, who passed away on Saturday at age 93. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in his memory tonight, April 1st, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. (more...)

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