FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS, DISGRACED and More Slated for 2016 at CTG's Mark Taper Forum
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2015

Powerful plays and playwrights dominate the Center Theatre Group's 49th season at the Mark Taper Forum. Michael Ritchie, CTG's Artistic Director, announced five important and involving plays, from celebrated new works to definitive productions of classics, for the theatre's 2016 season at the Los Angeles Music Center. (more...)

CHARM, Northlight's World Premiere by Philip Dawkins, Set for Steppenwolf Garage This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2015

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, announces the World Premiere of CHARM by Philip Dawkins. Directed by BJ Jones, CHARM was developed through Northlight's Interplay Series and will be presented in Steppenwolf's Garage Theatre, 1624 N. Halsted, from October 14 - November 8, 2015. (more...)

Boise Contemporary Theater to Open 20th Season with A SKULL IN CONNEMARA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2015

Boise Contemporary Theater today announced the full casting for the opening play of its 20th Season, Martin McDonagh's A Skull in Connemara. Set in the Irish village of Leenane, the play follows Mick Dowd (Arthur Glen Hughes), a gravedigger who, every autumn, disinters bones from his local cemetery to make room for new arrivals. When Mick has to dig up the grave of his dead wife, Oona, the locals begin to wonder, once again, what role Mick played in her sudden death seven years ago. (more...)

George Wendt and Tim Kazurinsky Stars in FUNNYMAN Premiere at Northlight Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2015

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the World Premiere of Bruce Graham's FUNNYMAN, kicking off Northlight's 41st Season.  (more...)

The BStreet Theatre Presents OUTSIDE MULLINGAR, 10/12-11/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2014

The B Street Theatre presents the Irish romance Outside Mullingar, written by John Patrick Shanley, acclaimed winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the Tony award and Academy Award, October 12 -November 23, 2014. (more...)

BStreet Theatre Presents World Premiere of THE FLYING MACHINE, 10/04-11/09
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2014

BStreet Theatre presents THE FLYING MACHINE, October 4-November 9, 2014. To invent an airplane is nothing. To build one is something. But to fly is everything! On December 17, 1903 at 10:35am, the world changed. Wilbur and Orville Wright, two great American inventors are brought to life in the World Premiere of The Flying Machine. (more...)

George Wendt and Tim Kazurinsky Star in FUNNYMAN Premiere, Beginning Tonight at Northlight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2015

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the World Premiere of Bruce Graham's FUNNYMAN, kicking off Northlight's 41st Season.  (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boise - Week of 10/04/2015
by BWW - Oct 4, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/04/2015 for Boise (more...)

BStreet Theatre Presents World Premiere of THE FLYING MACHINE, Now thru 11/09
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2014

BStreet Theatre presents THE FLYING MACHINE, today, October 4-November 9, 2014. To invent an airplane is nothing. (more...)

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Presents SHOSTAKOVICH: NOTES FOR STALIN, 11/14-15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2014

Marin Alsop leads the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) in the BSO premiere ofShostakovich: Notes for Stalin, a Symphonic Play by Playwright in Residence Didi Balle. This special Off the Cuff performance onFriday, November 14 at 8:15 p.m. at The Music Center at Strathmore and Saturday, November 15 at 7 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall dramatizes Shostakovich's harrowing life during Stalin's murderous reign in 1930s Russia, and features actors Jered McLenigan, Richard Poe and Tony Tsendeas. Please see below for complete program details. (more...)

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...)

Lantern Theater Company to Present QED by Peter Parnell, 11/20-12/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

Lantern Theater Company continues its 21st season with a remount of QED by Peter Parnell in a limited engagement that runs November 20 - December 14, 2014. Originally produced as part of the Lantern's 2006/07 season, QED went on to become one of the company's most acclaimed and best-selling productions and helped secure the Lantern's reputation for producing intelligent and thought-provoking plays that draw on varied scientific themes. [Full schedule is below.] (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boise - Week of 10/25/2015
by BWW - Oct 25, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/25/2015 for Boise (more...)

Irish Stage Company to Launch with STONES IN HIS POCKETS, Nov 26-Dec 12
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2015

Irish Stage Company's inaugural production brings Marie Jones' multi-award winning worldwide hit STONES IN HIS POCKETS to Toronto's Alumnae Studio Theatre, Nov. 26th - Dec.12th 2015. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boise - Week of 10/18/2015
by BWW - Oct 18, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/18/2015 for Boise (more...)

CHARM, Northlight's World Premiere by Philip Dawkins, Begins Tonight at Steppenwolf Garage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, announces the World Premiere of CHARM by Philip Dawkins. Directed by BJ Jones, CHARM was developed through Northlight's Interplay Series and will be presented in Steppenwolf's Garage Theatre, 1624 N. Halsted, from tonight, October 14, through November 8, 2015. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boise - Week of 10/11/2015
by BWW - Oct 11, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/11/2015 for Boise (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Group Kicks Off Fall 2014 Repertory - AS YOU LIKE IT and RICHARD II - Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Quintessence Theatre Group launches its fifth season of progressive classic theatre with an all-male Shakespeare repertory: AS YOU LIKE IT presented in rotating repertory with RICHARD II. Bringing together the best professional actors and designers from Philadelphia and across the country, Artistic Director Alexander Burns leads this collective of artists on a mission to ignite the classics through visceral, actor-focused and text-driven productions. AS YOU LIKE IT will begin previews today, October 1 at 7pm and open on Saturday, October 4 at 8pm. RICHARD II will begin previews on Thursday, October 9 at 7pm and open on Saturday, October 18 at 8pm. All performances are at the Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Ave in Mt Airy, Philadelphia, PA. (more...)

Lantern Theater Company Presents QED by Peter Parnell, Now thru 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

Lantern Theater Company continues its 21st season with a remount of QED by Peter Parnell in a limited engagement that runs tonight, November 20 - December 14, 2014. (more...)

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Presents SHOSTAKOVICH: NOTES FOR STALIN, 11/14-15
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2014

Marin Alsop leads the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) in the BSO premiere ofShostakovich: Notes for Stalin, a Symphonic Play by Playwright in Residence Didi Balle. This special Off the Cuff performance onToday, November 14 at 8:15 p.m. at The Music Center at Strathmore and Saturday, November 15 at 7 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall dramatizes Shostakovich's harrowing life during Stalin's murderous reign in 1930s Russia, and features actors Jered McLenigan, Richard Poe and Tony Tsendeas. Please see below for complete program details. (more...)

Playwright Hansol Jung Joins Rehearsals for BCT's NO MORE SAD THINGS; Runs 11/24-12/19
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2015

Boise Contemporary Theater announced today that rehearsals are underway for the next mainstage play in its 20th Season, NO MORE SAD THINGS by Hansol Jung. Playwright Jung joins the cast and crew in Boise to fine-tune script and production elements under the direction of Julie Ritchie, out of Chicago. The Boise production of NO MORE SAD THINGS is a Co-World Premiere with Sideshow Theater Company in Chicago. (more...)

London Classic Theatre Brings Pinter's THE BIRTHDAY PARTY to Belgrade Theatre
by Marianka Swain - May 31, 2016

Following successful tours of Alan Ayckbourn's Absent Friends and Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot in 2015, London Classic Theatre return to the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry, with their new production of Harold Pinter's THE BIRTHDAY PARTY from Tues 14 to Sat 18 June. It's directed by Michael Cabot, with design by Bek Palmer and lighting by Andy Grange. (more...)

George Wendt and Tim Kazurinsky to Lead FUNNYMAN at Northlight
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, announces the cast for the World Premiere of Bruce Graham's Funnyman, kicking off Northlight's 41st Season. The cast includes George Wendt, Tim Kazurinsky, Amanda Drinkall, Steve Haggard, Rob Lindley and an additional role to be announced. Funnyman, directed by BJ Jones and developed through Northlight's Interplay series, runs September 11-October 18, 2015 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie. (more...)

European Premiere of LAST OF THE BOYS by Steven Dietz Comes to Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

Sarah Stribley Productions and Anna Haigh Productions in association with Alchemist Theatricals present the European premiere of LAST OF THE BOYS by Steven Dietz. Directed by John Haidar and designed by Max Dorey with lighting design by Christopher Nairne and sound design by Max Perryment, the production plays Southwark Playhouse Wednesday 11 May - Saturday 4 June 2016. (more...)

Second Thought Theatre to Stage THE GREAT GOD PAN This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

Second Thought Theatre follows acclaimed production of Martyr with THE GREAT GOD PAN as the second show of its 2016 season. (more...)

The 2015|16 BCT 20th Season is Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

The 2015|16 BCT 20th Season is announced! (more...)

Peter Sarsgaard Leads CSC's HAMLET, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2015

Classic Stage Company presents William Shakespeare's HAMLET, starring acclaimed actor Peter Sarsgaard as Hamlet, and directed by Austin Pendleton. (more...)

New American Theatre to Premiere 63 TRILLION at Odyssey Theatre, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

Award winning Broadway director Steve Zuckerman and noted playwright, screen and television writer John Bunzel are tapped by The New American Theatre Artistic Director Jack Stehlin to offer Los Angeles a 'first look' at the new comedy 63 TRILLION, opening at the Odyssey Theatre on April 25, 2015. (more...)

BWW Review: The Gamm's Deliciously Dark A SKULL IN CONNEMARA
by Andria Tieman - Mar 2, 2016

Dark humor can be a challenge at times, but when it works, it can be so completely satisfying that it sticks in your mind long after the show is over.  A Skull in Connemara is one of those shows, and not only is author Martin McDonagh's writing is a delightful exploration of the twisted and macabre, but the outstanding performances of Jim O'Brien, Jonathan Fisher, Wendy Overly and Steve Kidd deliver McDonagh's words to the audience and leave them laughing until it hurts.  This is a play that's strange and sinister, but so thoroughly hilarious that it's hard to describe, and director Judith Swift captured the spirit of it perfectly. (more...)

A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, THE RANT & More Set for The Gamm's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

Tony Estrella, artistic director of The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre (The Gamm), has announced the theater's 2015-2016 season. Season 31 includes two undisputed classics, a contemporary favorite, and two works new to Gamm audiences, as described by Estrella: (more...)

Trap Door Theatre Stages LA BETE, Now thru 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

Trap Door Theatre presents LA BÊTE, written by David Hirson and directed by Kay Martinovich, SDC. (more...)

Second Thought Theatre to Conclude 2016 Season with A KID LIKE JAKE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2016

Second Thought Theatre brings its thrilling 2016 season to a close with the area premiere of A Kid Like Jake, by Daniel Pearle. (more...)

Northlight Theatre to Premiere WHITE GUY ON THE BUS, 1/23-2/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the world premiere of White Guy on the Bus by Bruce Graham, directed by BJ Jones. The production will run at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie, from January 23-February 28, 2015. The press opening is Friday, January 30, 2015 at 7:30pm. (more...)

London Classic Theatre to Launch New Tour of Harold Pinter's THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

Following successful tours of Alan Ayckbourn's Absent Friends and Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot in 2015, today London Classic Theatre Artistic Director Michael Cabot announces a new production of Harold Pinter's The Birthday Party. Cabot directs a cast including Jonathan Ashley (Goldberg), Gareth Bennett-Ryan (Stanley), Cheryl Kennedy (Meg), Ged McKenna (Petey), Declan Rodgers (McCann) and Imogen Wilde (Lulu). The production tours to 37 venues around the UK this spring/summer, starting at Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham on 17 February. (more...)

Northlight Theatre Premieres WHITE GUY ON THE BUS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the world premiere of White Guy on the Bus by Bruce Graham, directed by BJ Jones. The production will run at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie, from tonight, January 23-February 28, 2015. The press opening is Friday, January 30, 2015 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Sierra Stages to Open 8th Season with THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN, 3/3-19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

?Sierra Stages opens its 2016 season with the enchanting, dark comedy "THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN". Written by Irish playwright Martin McDonagh, "THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN" plays at the historic Nevada Theatre in Nevada City from March 3-19. The play is directed by Sharon Winegar, with set design by Pamela Hodges, lighting design by Erin Beatie, and costume design by Paulette Gilbert. The cast includes local actors Alice Beloved, Chase Coney, Kim Ewing, Lois Ewing, John Gardiner, Ben Hedenland, Damiian Mario Lang, Ariana Rampy, and Robert Rossman. (more...)

Northlight Theatre to Premiere WHITE GUY ON THE BUS, 1/23-2/28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2015

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the world premiere of White Guy on the Bus by Bruce Graham, directed by BJ Jones. The production will run at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie, from January 23-February 28, 2015. The press opening is Friday, January 30, 2015 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Stephen Spinella, Penelope Allen & More Join Peter Sarsgaard in CSC's HAMLET; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick, Managing Director Jeff Griffin and Executive Director Greg Reiner, announced complete casting today for their upcoming production of William Shakespeare's HAMLET, starring acclaimed actor Peter Sarsgaard as Hamlet, and directed by Austin Pendleton. (more...)

Berkeley Rep to Stage TARTUFFE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2015

Berkeley Rep is proud to welcome back the beloved team of Dominique Serrand and Steven Epp for a provocative and powerful revival of Moliere's dark comedy about religious hypocrisy. (more...)

Trap Door Theatre to Stage LA BETE, 3/19-4/25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2015

Trap Door Theatre presents LA BÊTE, written by David Hirson and directed by Kay Martinovich, SDC. (more...)

Gamm Stages A SKULL IN CONNEMARA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre(The Gamm) presents Martin McDonagh's dark comedy A Skull in Connemara.The production marks The Gamm's final staging of the Anglo-Irish playwright's celebrated Leenane Trilogy of plays set in a mundane village in Ireland's County Galway. The Olivier and Academy Award winner, who first exhilarated audiences with his satires in the 1990s, is currently earning accolades for his new play Hangmen premiering in London's West End. (more...)

Skylight Theatre Company to Present the World Premiere of FOREVER HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2015

Skylight Theatre Company presents the World Premiere of FOREVER HOUSE Written by Tony Abatemarco and Directed by Elizabeth Swain Opening Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 8pm reception to follow 8:30pm Fridays, 8pm Saturdays, and 3pm Sundays through Feb 28, 2016 The Skylight Theatre is located at 1816 1/2 N. Vermont, LA, 90027 (more...)

George Wendt and Tim Kazurinsky to Star in FUNNYMAN Premiere at Northlight This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the World Premiere of Bruce Graham's FUNNYMAN, kicking off Northlight's 41st Season.  (more...)

SENSE AND SENSIBILITY to Open Folger Theatre's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

Folger Theatre's 2016/17 season kicks off with an inspired stage adaptation of one of literature's most cherished novels, Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen. (more...)

Conservatory Theatre Company to Close Season with A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2015

Point Park University's Conservatory Theatre Company closes its 2014-2015 season with a production of Tennessee Williams' timeless steamy classic, A Streetcar Named Desire. (more...)

Lantern Theater Company to Present 36 VIEWS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Lantern Theater Company closes its 2015/16 season with the Philadelphia premiere of 36 Views by award-winning playwright Naomi Iizuka. Directed by longtime Lantern artistic collaborator Peter DeLaurier and featuring scenic, sound, and projection design by Jorge Cousineau, 36 Views runs May 26 - June 26, 2016. Theater critics and members of the press are invited to attend opening night on Wednesday, June 1 at 7 p.m. [A full schedule of performances and related special events is included in the fact sheet below.] (more...)

New American Theatre Premieres 63 TRILLION at Odyssey Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2015

Award winning Broadway director Steve Zuckerman and noted playwright, screen and television writer John Bunzel are tapped by The New American Theatre Artistic Director Jack Stehlin to offer Los Angeles a 'first look' at the new comedy 63 TRILLION, opening at the Odyssey Theatre tonight, April 25, 2015. (more...)

Trap Door Theatre to Stage LA BETE, 3/19-4/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2015

Trap Door Theatre presents LA BÊTE, written by David Hirson and directed by Kay Martinovich, SDC. (more...)

Peter Sarsgaard Leads CSC's HAMLET, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2015

Classic Stage Company presents William Shakespeare's HAMLET, starring acclaimed actor Peter Sarsgaard as Hamlet, and directed by Austin Pendleton. Previews for HAMLET began on March 27 at CSC (136 East 13th Street) for a limited engagement through May 10. The official press opening is tonight, April 15. (more...)

Zoe Tapper, Todd Boyce & More to Star in LAST OF THE BOYS at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

Sarah Stribley Productions and Anna Haigh Productions in association with Alchemist Theatricals present the European premiere of LAST OF THE BOYS by Steven Dietz. Directed by John Haidar, the production will run  11 May - Saturday 4 June 2016 with a press night on  Friday, 13 May 2016 at 8pm. (more...)

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