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E! to Premiere Season 2 of CHRISTINA MILAN TURNED UP, 11/3
by TV News Desk - Sep 30, 2015

E! will once again follow the lives of this loud, loving, opinionated and multi-talented Cuban-American family, which includes actress and singer Christina Milian, her mother and manager Carmen, and her two sisters Danielle and Lizzy. (more...)

BWW Review: VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE at Theatre Southwest
by Brett Cullum - Sep 23, 2015

Small theatre takes on big comedy with VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE (more...)

STUPID F***ING BIRD and More Set for Artistic Director John Langs' Debut Season at ACT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2015

ACT - A Contemporary Theatre is proud to announce the Mainstage productions and two ACTLab productions for the dynamic debut season of incoming Artistic Director John Langs. (more...)

E! to Premiere Season Two of CHRISTINA MILIAN TURNED UP, 11/3
by TV News Desk - Sep 22, 2015

Season two of 'Christina Milian Turned Up' will continue to take viewers inside the world of one of today's most popular stars when it premieres on Tuesday, November 3 at 10pm ET/PT on E! (more...)

Coming-Out, Coming-of-Age Play 46 BEACON to Play The Hope Theatre, 4-12 Oct
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2015

46 BEACON, a coming-out and coming-of-age play set in 1970's America by Drama Desk and Richard Rodgers Award Award winner Bill Rosenfield, willl get its world premiere at The Hope Theatre, Islington, London N1 1RL, 4 -12 October 2015. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Disney World's New HOCUS POCUS Villain Spelltacular in Full!
by TV News Desk - Sep 16, 2015

Below, watch the full HOCUS POCUS Villain Spelltacular at Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party at Disney World's Magic Kingdom, starring Jennica McCleary. (more...)

Matthew Gasda's New Adaptation of THE BACCHAE Set for Run at SUNY Oswego Before NYC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2015

SUNY Oswego Theater Department has commissioned rising young NYC playwright Matthew Gasda to re-conceive and write a new translation/adaptation of THE BACCHAE by Euripides for the contemporary stage.  (more...)

Real-Life Husbands Nominated for 2015 LGBT Iris Prize for CHARLIE Film
by TV News Desk - Sep 14, 2015

It was announced today that 'charlie' has been short listed as one of 30 films in competition for the highly coveted Iris Prize, which is the world's biggest award for LGBT short films. The Award will be presented at the International Iris Prize Festival from October 7 - 11, 2015 in Cardiff, Wales. (more...)

Third Rail Rep to Stage THE REALISTIC JONESES, 10/23-11/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2015

Third Rail Repertory Theatre will stage THE REALISTIC JONESES by Will Eno, directed by Rebecca Lingafelter* and featuring Dana Green, Michael O'Connell*, Darius Pierce*, and Kerry Ryan*. The production runs Oct 23 - Nov 14, 2015, Wednesday-Saturday at 7:30pm, Sunday at 2pm at the Imago Theatre, 17 SE 8th Ave. Portland, OR 97214. (more...)

KC Rep's World Premiere of BLUEPRINTS Begins 10/16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2015

Kansas City Repertory Theatre continues its 2015-16 season and its commitment to the creation of unforgettable new plays with the WORLD PREMIERE of Blueprints to Freedom: An Ode to Bayard Rustin, written by and starring Michael Benjamin Washington and directed by the critically acclaimed Lucie Tiberghien. This story is more than relevant. It's riveting. Those who stand up for equality in 2015 are following in the footsteps of Bayard Rustin, the lesser known but powerfully influential civil rights leader who orchestrated the March on Washington and stepped forward himself as an openly gay man at a time when few had the courage to do so. In this ode, an exiled Rustin masterminds 'a tribute to the ancestors' 100 years after the Emancipation Proclamation. This exciting production begins Friday, Oct. 16 and runs through Sunday, Nov. 15 at KC Rep's Copaken Stage in the Power & Light District in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for HAPGOOD at Hampstead Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2015

Hampstead Theatre announces the full casting for Tom Stoppard's play Hapgood, which previews from Friday 4 December 2015. Directed by Howard Davies, the full cast features Lisa Dillon, who will take the title role, Gary Beadle, Joe Evans, Edward Hancock, Gerald Kyd, Tim McMullan and Alec Newman. Child actors Adam Cansfield and Sasha Graycomplete the cast. (more...)

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Patti LuPone, Kevin Kline and Barry Bostwick in THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM
by Michael Dale - Oct 30, 2015

The 1975 limited Broadway premiere run of THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM proved so popular, it was brought back in 1976. (more...)

Third Rail Rep to Stage THE REALISTIC JONESES, 10/23-11/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

Third Rail Repertory Theatre will stage THE REALISTIC JONESES by Will Eno, directed by Rebecca Lingafelter* and featuring Dana Green, Michael O'Connell*, Darius Pierce*, and Kerry Ryan*. The production runs Oct 23 - Nov 14, 2015, Wednesday-Saturday at 7:30pm, Sunday at 2pm at the Imago Theatre, 17 SE 8th Ave. Portland, OR 97214. (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...)

Matthew Gasda's New Adaptation of THE BACCHAE Set for Run at SUNY Oswego Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2015

SUNY Oswego Theater Department has commissioned rising young NYC playwright Matthew Gasda to re-conceive and write a new translation/adaptation of THE BACCHAE by Euripides for the contemporary stage.  (more...)

ACT Stages MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY, Starting Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2015

A Contemporary Theatre is thrilled to present the imaginative dark comedy of MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY by Anne Washburn (The Internationalist, A Devil At Noon, and The Small). Spanning several years to several decades after the end of the world, survivors must begin again to create a new society. As the survivors bond by recounting the popular 'Cape Feare' episode of The Simpsons, the story evolves into its own mythos. (more...)

KC Rep's World Premiere of BLUEPRINTS Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2015

Kansas City Repertory Theatre continues its 2015-16 season and its commitment to the creation of unforgettable new plays with the WORLD PREMIERE of Blueprints to Freedom: An Ode to Bayard Rustin, written by and starring Michael Benjamin Washington and directed by the critically acclaimed Lucie Tiberghien. This story is more than relevant. It's riveting. Those who stand up for equality in 2015 are following in the footsteps of Bayard Rustin, the lesser known but powerfully influential civil rights leader who orchestrated the March on Washington and stepped forward himself as an openly gay man at a time when few had the courage to do so. In this ode, an exiled Rustin masterminds 'a tribute to the ancestors' 100 years after the Emancipation Proclamation. This exciting production begins tonight, Oct. 16 and runs through Sunday, Nov. 15 at KC Rep's Copaken Stage in the Power & Light District in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. (more...)

ACT to Stage MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2015

A Contemporary Theatre is thrilled to present the imaginative dark comedy of MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY by Anne Washburn (The Internationalist, A Devil At Noon, and The Small). Spanning several years to several decades after the end of the world, survivors must begin again to create a new society. As the survivors bond by recounting the popular "Cape Feare" episode of The Simpsons, the story evolves into its own mythos. (more...)

Tony Winner John Doyle to Succeed Brian Kulick as Classic Stage Company's Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2015

Brian Kulick will step down as the Artistic Director of Off-Broadway's acclaimed Classic Stage Company following the current 2015-16 season. Kulick will be succeeded by the company's current Associate Director, Tony Award-winner John Doyle. Doyle will assume the position in July of 2016. Kulick, who has led Classic Stage Company for twelve seasons, will direct two of the current season's mainstage productions: Mother Courage and Her Children, starring Tonya Pinkins and Nathan the Wise, starring F. Murray Abraham. Doyle is directing the season's final offering, Peer Gynt. (more...)

Robert Daws, Amy Robbins and More to Lead REHEARSAL OF MURDER UK Tour; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2015

Following his phenomenal decade-long success with The Agatha Christie Theatre Company, which sold over two million tickets and continually played to packed houses all around the UK, comes a new thrilling chapter as Bill Kenwright announces The Classic Thriller Theatre Company and its first production REHEARSAL FOR MURDER. (more...)

Baryshnikov Arts Center to Stage World Premiere of Daniel Fish's WHO LEFT THIS FORK HERE, 12/9-12
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2015

Daniel Fish, the innovative director of theater, opera, and film, collaborates with designer Jim Findlay to create WHO LEFT THIS FORK HERE, a new interdisciplinary work inspired by the psychological and emotional themes of aging and mortality in Anton Chekhov's The Three Sisters. WHO LEFT THIS FORK HERE is set for four performances only, Wednesday, December 9, through Saturday, December 12, at 7:30pm at Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC)'s Howard Gilman Performance Space, 450 West 37th Street. (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...)

World Premiere of Daniel Fish's WHO LEFT THIS FORK HERE Set for Baryshnikov Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2015

Daniel Fish, the innovative director of theater, opera, and film, collaborates with designer Jim Findlay to create Who Left This Fork Here, a new interdisciplinary work inspired by the psychological and emotional themes of aging and mortality in Anton Chekhov's The Three Sisters. Who Left This Fork Here is set for four performances only, Wednesday, December 9, through Saturday, December 12, at 7:30pm at Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC)'s Howard Gilman Performance Space, 450 West 37th Street. (more...)

E! Premieres Season Two of CHRISTINA MILIAN TURNED UP Tonight
by TV News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

Season two of 'Christina Milian Turned Up' will continue to take viewers inside the world of one of today's most popular stars when it premieres tonight, November 3 at 10pm ET/PT on E! (more...)

ACT to Stage 40th Anniversary Production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

ACT - A Contemporary Theatre is proud to present its 40th annual production of Charles Dickens' A CHRISTMAS CAROL, adapted by Gregory A. Falls. A CHRISTMAS CAROL is directed by incoming Artistic Director John Langs with current Artistic Director Kurt Beattie returning to play Ebenezer Scrooge, in alternating performances with Gregory Award-winning actor Charles Leggett who will debut in the role of Scrooge. (more...)

Wendy McNally Shares ORGASMIC CATALOG
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

her debut novel, Wendy McNally charts a young girl's coming of age in a rapidly shifting world. “Orgasmic Catalog” (published by Trafford Publishing) tells a riveting tale of love, loss and the pleasures and perils that riddle the path to self-discovery. This book is all set to be promoted in a new marketing campaign. (more...)

Big Dance Theater Celebrates 25th Anniversary with BIG DANCE: SHORT FORM in January
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2015

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E! to Premiere Season 2 of CHRISTINA MILAN TURNED UP, Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2015

E! will once again follow the lives of this loud, loving, opinionated and multi-talented Cuban-American family, which includes actress and singer Christina Milian, her mother and manager Carmen, and her two sisters Danielle and Lizzy. (more...)

Third Rail Rep to Stage THE REALISTIC JONESES, 10/23-11/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2015

Third Rail Repertory Theatre will stage THE REALISTIC JONESES by Will Eno, directed by Rebecca Lingafelter* and featuring Dana Green, Michael O'Connell*, Darius Pierce*, and Kerry Ryan*. The production runs Oct 23 - Nov 14, 2015, Wednesday-Today at 7:30pm, Sunday at 2pm at the Imago Theatre, 17 SE 8th Ave. Portland, OR 97214. (more...)

Full Cast, Creative Team Set for THE RUNNER STUMBLES at Bickford Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

The Morris Museum is proud to announce the complete casting for the upcoming production of Milan Stitt's 'The Runner Stumbles.' Starring New Jersey based actors and Drew University students, the thriller will run twelve times at the Bickford Theatre from January 28 to February 14, 2016. (more...)

BWW Interview: Abby Koenig Talks Her New Comedy Play COMPLAINT BOX AND/OR GOOD TIMES
by Katricia Lang - Jan 25, 2016

Those interested in seeing a fresh new work are in luck. Wordsmyth Theater Company presents a staged reading of Houston playwright Abby Koenig's original play, COMPLAINT BOX AND/OR GOOD TIMES, tonight January 25, 2016 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

George Takei, Danielle Brooks, Jessica Hecht & More Set for Theatre Forward's Annual Broadway Roundtable
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

Theatre Forward and UBS will host the 13th Annual Broadway Roundtable on Friday, January 29th at UBS (1285 Avenue of the Americas) from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. (more...)

Kathleen Chalfant, Marin Ireland & More to Lead Reading of New Winter Miller Play SPARE RIB
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

On January 22nd at 6:30 PM, the anniversary of Roe V. Wade, playwright Winter Miller will be hosting an 'abortion extravaganza' reading of her new play, SPARE RIB, as part of a nationwide series of events in conjunction with #ShoutYourAbortion. (more...)

Artistic Director John Langs Introduces ACT Theatre's Core Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

ACT - A Contemporary Theatre and Artistic Director John Langs are thrilled to announce ACT's first Core Company. Each year, a group of actors will join ACT in a year-long creative endeavor, performing and contributing as artistic ambassadors to ACT's Mainstage season. Langs has assembled the talents of Keiko Green, Kirsten Potter, Lorenzo Roberts, Jasmine Jean Sim, G. Valmont Thomas, Connor Toms, and R. Hamilton Wright for 2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE SISTERS ROSENSWEIG at Theater J
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

Theater J presents the Tony Award-nominated THE SISTERS ROSENSWEIG by Wendy Wasserstein, which plays now through February 21, 2016. This heartfelt comedy follows the three Rosensweig sisters who are different as can be - a no-nonsense international banker, a kvelling mother of four and a bohemian world-traveling journalist. When the three hilariously reunite at Sara's London home for her 54th birthday celebration, a barrage of suitors and unexpected revelations make for one remarkable weekend. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Full Cast Announced for West End Transfer of NELL GWYNN, Starring Gemma Arterton
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

BroadwayWorld is excited to report complete casting for the West End transfer of Jessica Swale's new play NELL GWYNN, directed by Christopher Luscombe. (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...)

St. James Theatre Announces A CONVERSATION WITH ANITA DOBSON
by marianka swain - Feb 4, 2016

St. James Theatre has announced that Anita Dobson, star of stage and screen, will join Edward Seckerson to discuss her varied career on Sunday 20 March at 3pm. One of Britain's most distinguished actresses, Dobson's extensive list of credits ranges from popular TV staples like EastEnders to classical theatre and musicals. (more...)

ACT Announces Staff Promotions, Names New Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

ACT - A Contemporary Theatre's Executive Director Carlo Scandiuzzi and Chair of the Board of Trustees Chuck Sitkin are pleased to announce that Becky Witmer has been promoted to Managing Director. Witmer previously served as ACT's General Manager and Director of Marketing and Communications. She will work with the staff and board to continue ACT's success in developing audiences, raising funds, and overseeing the daily operations of the theatre. Witmer signed a two-year contract in 2016 and now reports to the Board of Trustees. (more...)

PTC to Stage AN INSPECTOR CALLS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

Pioneer Theatre Company presents An Inspector Calls by J.B. Priestley, February 19 - March 5, 2016. (more...)

Aurora Theatre Company to Present ORIGINATE + GENERATE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

Berkeley's Aurora Theatre Company announces the company's new works initiative to promote the creation of forward-looking theater, Originate + Generate. After a successful 10-year run, the Global Age Project festival of new works has evolved and shifted focus from discovery to development, including commissions, workshops, readings, and full productions of new plays. Every year, theater artists will be selected and given the opportunity to create new work via processes of their own devising. They will receive the financial support, resources, and physical space to create works specifically for Aurora's stages. Special consideration will be given to local theater artists. Aurora Theatre Company is pleased to announce that the first O+G two artists are Jonathan Spector with The State of Nature and Beth Wilmurt with Cabaret Olga. During the creation process, audiences will be invited to attend various workshops and presentations as the works are being created as well as a series of pop-up readings by other theater makers. (more...)

Rachel Weisz Will Return to the Stage in Revival of David Hare's PLENTY at The Public; David Leveaux to Direct
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2016

The Public Theater announced today that David Hare's PLENTY will receuve its first major New York revival as part of The Public's 2016-17 season. Directed by five-time Tony Award nominee David Leveaux and featuring Academy and Olivier Award winner Rachel Weisz, the award-winning post-World War II drama about a former secret agent first premiered at The Public in 1982 and then transferred to Broadway in 1983 to receive a Tony nomination for Best Play. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 13, 2016
by - Feb 13, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 13 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

The Wheelhouse Theatre Company to Present JULIUS CAESAR, 3/2-13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

The Wheelhouse Theater Company, a new theater company dedicated to transformative, joyful and essential works, has announced that it will present a dynamic, bloody production of William Shakespeare's JULIUS CAESAR, Wednesday, March 2nd through Sunday, March 12th at the Davenport Theatre, 354 West 45th Street. Founding Artistic Director of the Company Jeff Wise will direct. (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...)

Red House Arts Center to Continue 2015-16 LAB Series with CRIMES OF THE HEART, 12/11-13
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

The Red House Arts Center in Syracuse, NY presents the Pulitzer Prize winning play CRIMES OF THE HEART, written by Beth Henley and directed by Jenn DeCook, as parts of its LAB Series December 11-13. (more...)

Stage and Screen Star Robert Loggia, Known for Mobster Roles, Dies at 85
by TV News Desk - Dec 4, 2015

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Robert Loggia, known for his roles in SCARFACE and THE SOPRANOS, died today, December 4, 2015 after a battle with Alzheimer's. He was 85. (more...)

New Thriller, REHEARSAL FOR MURDER to Tour the UK, Jan. 12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2015

Following his phenomenal decade-long success with The Agatha Christie Theatre Company, which sold over two million tickets and continually played to packed houses all around the UK, comes a new thrilling chapter as Bill Kenwright announces The Classic Thriller Theatre Company and its first production REHEARSAL FOR MURDER. (more...)

Welcome to Anatevka! Meet the Full Cast of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Dec 20, 2015

The Broadway revival of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF officially opens tonight, December 20, at The Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway). Scroll down to learn more about the cast, plus watch interviews with the company! (more...)

CoHo to Present New Adaptation of THE YELLOW WALLPAPER This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2015

CoHo Productions' 20th Season continues with a new stage adaptation of Charlotte Perkins Gilman's THE YELLOW WALLPAPER, one of the most important American short stories of the 19th century. This world premiere production will integrate expressionistic audio, visual and movement interludes with the haunting literary text. Sue Mach's adaptation, conceived by Grace Carter and directed by Philip Cuomo, features Carter, Chris Harder and Christy Bigelow. The production runs January 13 - February 6, 2016. (more...)

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