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HAMLET, Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Opens Tonight at the BarbicanHAMLET, Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Opens Tonight at the Barbican
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

Hamlet, starring Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role, started performances on 5 August and officially opens tonight, 25 August at the Barbican Theatre for an exclusive run through 31 October 2015.  (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 8/25/2015 - Misty Dances Into ON THE TOWN, Benedict Opens HAMLET and More!WAKE UP with BWW 8/25/2015 - Misty Dances Into ON THE TOWN, Benedict Opens HAMLET and More!
by Jessica Khan - Aug 25, 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: Misty dances into ON THE TOWN, Benedict Cumberbatch brings Hamlet to life and more! (more...)

Photo Coverage: New Production Photos of Cumberbatch In HAMLET!Photo Coverage: New Production Photos of Cumberbatch In HAMLET!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

Additional official production photographs are released today (25 August) for Lyndsey Turner's production of William Shakespeare's Hamlet with Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role. Performances at the Barbican Theatre commenced earlier this month on 5 August, with opening night this evening. (more...)

Jason Kravits Returning to Host 2015 IT AwardsJason Kravits Returning to Host 2015 IT Awards
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

The New York Innovative Theatre Foundation, the organization who for the past 11 years has been dedicated to celebrating Off-Off-Broadway, will present 26 awards for outstanding achievement in theatre at the 11th Annual New York innovative Theatre Awards Ceremony, Mason Hall at Baruch Performing Arts Center, 17 Lexington Avenue.  (more...)

Breaking News: Eugene O'Neill's HUGHIE Headed Back to Broadway Starring Forest Whitaker!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 Announced for Stage Adaptation of TIPPING THE VELVETFull Cast Announced for Stage Adaptation of TIPPING THE VELVET
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

Kirsty Besterman, David Cardy, Amanda Hadingue, Adelle Leonce and Andy Rush will join the previously announced Sally Messham and Laura Rogers in Laura Wade's new adaptation of Sarah Waters' bestselling novel, Tipping the Velvet, directed by Lyndsey Turner. They will be supported by a young ensemble. Tipping the Velvet will open at the Lyric Hammersmith on 28 September 2015, with previews from 18 September. (more...)

George Wendt and Tim Kazurinsky to Star in FUNNYMAN Premiere at Northlight This FallGeorge 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...)

Theatre Philadelphia Announces 2015 Barrymore Nominees!Theatre Philadelphia Announces 2015 Barrymore Nominees!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

Theatre Philadelphia is thrilled to announce the nominees for the 2015 Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre. Now in its second season since its successful relaunch, the 2015 Barrymore Awards will celebrate and honor outstanding achievements in professional theatre throughout the Greater Philadelphia region during the 2014/15 season. (more...)

HAMLET: THE VIDEO GAME (THE STAGE SHOW) Makes Debut at The Court TheatreHAMLET: THE VIDEO GAME (THE STAGE SHOW) Makes Debut at The Court Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2015

Partly scripted, partly improvised and wholly unique, Hamlet: The Video Game (The Stage Show) is an original blend of video games and Shakespeare that makes its world premiere at The Forge at The Court as part of the Christchurch Arts Festival. (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 23Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 23
by Audition Roundup - Aug 23, 2015

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, August 23, 2015 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)

Chagrin Documentary Film Festival Announces Selected Films for 6th Annual FestChagrin Documentary Film Festival Announces Selected Films for 6th Annual Fest
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

The Chagrin Documentary Film Festival is proud to announce the film lineup for the sixth annual event being held Oct. 7-11, 2015 in Chagrin Falls, OH. (more...)

New Theatre Announces Sydney Fringe OfferingsNew Theatre Announces Sydney Fringe Offerings
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

New Theatre is proud to once again be partnering with the Sydney Fringe Festival to present a program of exciting and varied works produced by some of Australia's most innovative theatre makers. (more...)

Casting Directors Behind THE KING AND I, SOMETHING ROTTEN!, Deaf West's SPRING AWAKENING & More Nominated for 2016 Artios Awards!Casting Directors Behind THE KING AND I, SOMETHING ROTTEN!, Deaf West's SPRING AWAKENING & More Nominated for 2016 Artios Awards!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

The Casting Society of America (CSA) has revealed its first-round nominees for the 31st Annual Artios Awards across the theater, television, web series and short film categories. This year, the Television Animation category has been divided into two categories: Television Animation-Adult and Television Animation-Children. All winners will be announced at the 31st Annual Artios Awards at the height of awards season on Thursday, January 21, 2016. (more...)

Skylight Theatre Extends EL GRANDE CIRCUS DE COCA-COLA Through Sept 30Skylight Theatre Extends EL GRANDE CIRCUS DE COCA-COLA Through Sept 30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

Legendary Off-Broadway extravaganza spawns a sequel, El Grande CIRCUS de Coca-Cola is now making its World Premiere in Los Angeles at the Skylight Theatre, and will add performances through September 30, 2015. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of ENGAGEMENTS at Barrington Stage CompanyPhoto Coverage: Inside Opening Night of ENGAGEMENTS at Barrington Stage Company
by Stephen Sorokoff - Aug 20, 2015

Last night Barrington Stage Company presented the World Premiere of Engagements by Lucy Teitler and BroadwayWorld was there. Directed by Louisa Proske (BSC debut), Engagements stars (in their BSC debuts) Amanda Quaid (Irish Rep's The Weir) as Lauren, Kate Loprest (First Date) as Allison, Adam Gerber (George Street Playhouse The Whipping Man) as Ryan, Phoebe Strole (Spring Awakening) as Catherine, and Robert David Grant (Yale Rep Hamlet) as Mark. (more...)

NEFA's National Dance Project Awards $1.6M for New Dance Production and TouringNEFA's National Dance Project Awards $1.6M for New Dance Production and Touring
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

The New England Foundation for the Arts has awarded $1,606,350 through the National Dance Project (NDP) to support the creation of 18 new dance works that will tour the United States. (more...)

BWW Review: Stratford's THE ALCHEMIST is a Riot!BWW Review: Stratford's THE ALCHEMIST is a Riot!
by Lauren Gienow - Aug 20, 2015

If you are looking for a good laugh, 17th Century-style, then look no further than this season's production of Ben Jonson's THE ALCHEMIST, currently on stage at the Stratford Festival's Tom Patterson theatre. What a riot! This production, directed by Artistic Director, Antoni Cimolino, had the audience in hysterics. The phenomenal cast committed fully to the hijinks, the costuming was spectacular, the stage and set was used very well, and the choice of music used to open each Act allowed for the play to feel fresh and new. All in all, this play was a great success. (more...)

Rob McClure and More to Star in Ken Ludwig's A COMEDY OF TENORS Premiere at Cleveland Play House; Cast Announced!Rob McClure and More to Star in Ken Ludwig's A COMEDY OF TENORS Premiere at Cleveland Play House; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

CPH's historic 100th Season will open on an operatic note, with the world premiere of Ken Ludwig's A COMEDY OF TENORS. BroadwayWorld has just confirmed the full cast -- featuring several Broadway vets. Scroll down for the complete list of stars! (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Now Accepting $5 Lottery Entries for THE CHRISTIANS' First PreviewPlaywrights Horizons Now Accepting $5 Lottery Entries for THE CHRISTIANS' First Preview
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

Playwrights Horizons begins accepting entries today, Wednesday, August 19, for the LIVEforFIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to their New York premiere of THE CHRISTIANS, a new play by Lucas Hnath (A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney, Isaac's Eye, Death Tax).  Directed by Obie Award winner Les Waters (Doris to Darlene at PH; the recent 10 Out of 12; In the Next Room, or the vibrator play; Big Love; eurydice), the play is the opening production of the theater company's 2015/2016 Season, and it's a co-production with L.A.'s Center Theatre Group (Michael Ritchie, Artistic Director; Stephen D. Rountree, Managing Director). (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for MOUTHFUL Premiere at Metta TheatrePhoto Flash: In Rehearsal for MOUTHFUL Premiere at Metta Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

Metta Theatre presents the world premiere of MOUTHFUL, the centrepiece of their 10th anniversary celebrations. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal! (more...)

Undermain Theatre to Stage World Premiere of THE DROLLUndermain Theatre to Stage World Premiere of THE DROLL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

To open its 32nd season the Undermain Theatre is thrilled to bring the World Premiere of Meg Miroshnik's The Droll to their home in Deep Ellum at 3200 Main Street.  The premiere will open on Saturday, September 26th, 2015 - curtain time 8:15 with the playwright in attendance. Preview performances will be on Sep. 23rd, 24th and 25th. The production will run through October 17th. (more...)

Opera Delaware to Premiere Franco Faccio's HAMLET & More in New SeasonOpera Delaware to Premiere Franco Faccio's HAMLET & More in New Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

Next year's festival will feature the East Coast Premiere of a major musicological discovery.  In this video, Maestro Anthony Barrese talks about the process of discovering and reviving this 'overnight sensation... 150 years in the making.' (more...)

DADDY'S BOY World Premiere Set for NYC Dream Up Festival, 8/30-9/6DADDY'S BOY World Premiere Set for NYC Dream Up Festival, 8/30-9/6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

Theater for the New City's Dream Up Festival 2015 presents Daddy's Boy, a world premiere play written by Cristian Avila where the wrestling ring becomes a battleground sexuality, family and identity. Avila directs a cast of eight, including David Conrad Brouillard, Julia Gyory, Aya Esther Hayashi, Jonathan Palmiotti, Christopher Staley*, Kyle Stockburger, Rachel Wharton, and Nick Zale. Six performances will be staged at Theater for the New City, 155 First Avenue (bet. 9th and 10th Streets), New York, NY 10003 from August 30-September 6, 2015. *Member, Actors' Equity Association. AEA Showcase. (more...)

Michael Laurence's HAMLET IN BED Pushes Back Opening at RattlestickMichael Laurence's HAMLET IN BED Pushes Back Opening at Rattlestick
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater's Artistic Director David Van Asselt and Managing Director Brian Long have announced that Hamlet IN BED, written by Michael Laurence and directed by Lisa Peterson, will now open Thursday, September 17, a week later than the previously announced date of September 10. The change was made to accommodate for the holiday weekend. (more...)

59E59 Theaters Sets Fall 2015 Shows: DESIRE, PONDLING & More59E59 Theaters Sets Fall 2015 Shows: DESIRE, PONDLING & More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

59E59 Theaters has announced the line-up of shows for Fall 2015.  All performances take place at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues).  Ticket prices and performance schedules vary. For tickets, call Ticket Central at 212-279-4200 or online at www.59e59.org.  (more...)

Barrington Stage's ENGAGEMENTS by Lucy Teitler Opens TomorrowBarrington Stage's ENGAGEMENTS by Lucy Teitler Opens Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

Barrington Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, will present the sexy, millennial world premiere comedy Engagements by Lucy Teitler, from August 13-30 with a press opening Wednesday, August 19 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Gamm Will Open Season with A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, 9/17-10/18Gamm Will Open Season with A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, 9/17-10/18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm (The Gamm) opens Season 31 (2015-2016) with a timeless American classic, Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire. This Pulitzer Prize-winning drama by the author of The Glass Menagerie (Gamm 2010) and Cat On A Hot Tin Roof(Gamm 2002) is an undisputed masterpiece and a landmark of 20th-century theater. Gamm Artistic Director Tony Estrella directs, featuring Marianna Bassham (Hedda Tesman in Hedda Gabler, 2014) as Blanche DuBois, the former southern beauty whose fragile world is crumbling; resident actor Karen Carpenter (Thea Elvsted in Hedda Gabler, 2014) as Blanche's sister, StellaKowalski; and Anthony Goes (Barnabas in Paul, 2010) as her brother-in-law, Stanley Kowalski. (more...)

Full Cast Set for THE COCKTAIL PARTY in The Coronet's Main AuditoriumFull Cast Set for THE COCKTAIL PARTY in The Coronet's Main Auditorium
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Full casting is announced for the first major London revival of The Cocktail Party in over 25 years, which will be staged in the main auditorium at the iconic Coronet, and marks a transitional moment in the building's redevelopment as the larger space becomes home to the Print Room's eclectic programme. Directed by rising star Abbey Wright, this new Print Room production of TS Eliot's masterpiece plays from 14 September to 10 October, with a cast that includes Helen Bradbury, Richard Dempsey, Hilton McRae, Chloe Pirrie, Christopher Ravenscroft, John Wark and Marcia Warren. (more...)

En Garde Arts to Present BOSSS Throughout Hudson River Park, 10/2-4En Garde Arts to Present BOSSS Throughout Hudson River Park, 10/2-4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

En Garde Founder Anne Hamburger, a Pioneering Producer of Site-Specific Theater in New York, Returns with New Festival Challenging 26 Emerging Artists to Think Big (more...)

Full Cast Set for World Premiere of THE ODYSSEY: MISSING PRESUMED DEADFull 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...)

Saycon Sengbloh & More Will Join Lupita Nyong'o in ECLIPSED at The PublicSaycon Sengbloh & More Will Join Lupita Nyong'o in ECLIPSED at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for the New York premiere of 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 begins previews at The Public Theater Tuesday, September 29 and runs through Sunday, November 8, with an official press opening on Wednesday, October 14. (more...)

Oscar Wilde's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST to Celebrate 120th Anniversary with Special U.S. ScreeningOscar Wilde's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST to Celebrate 120th Anniversary with Special U.S. Screening
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Oscar Wilde's classic play, 'The Importance of Being Earnest,' comes to select. U.S. movie theaters for a special one-night event on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 (more...)

LOOKING's Russell Tovey and Richard Hansell Join Cast of Broadway-Bound A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGELOOKING's Russell Tovey and Richard Hansell Join Cast of Broadway-Bound A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Producers Scott Rudin and Lincoln Center Theater have announced that actor Russell Tovey will play the role of Rodolpho in the Young Vic's critically-acclaimed production of Arthur Miller's A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE directed by Ivo van Hove, opening on Broadway this fall.  In addition, Richard Hansell, a member of the original Young Vic company, will reprise his role as Louis.  (more...)

Theatre Royal Haymarket's McQUEEN Cancels Some Previews; West End Transfer Still On For Aug 27Theatre Royal Haymarket's McQUEEN Cancels Some Previews; West End Transfer Still On For Aug 27
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

McQUEEN, which received its world premiere in May at St. James Theatre, where it broke box office records, will transfer to London's West End, opening at the Theatre Royal Haymarket on Thursday 27 August, following previews from 22 August, for a strictly limited season until 7 November. (more...)

1,000 Cheap Tickets Available for Young People to Attend ROMEO & JULIET at The Crucible1,000 Cheap Tickets Available for Young People to Attend ROMEO & JULIET at The Crucible
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Young people aged 16-26 have an unique opportunity to see Shakespeare's classic tragedy, Romeo & Juliet, for only £5 this autumn. As part of Sheffield Theatres' Live for 5 scheme there are 1,000 seats - more than ever before - available for this production at this special rate. (more...)

Faith and Art Intersect in Rick Segall's One-Man Show at Hudson TheatreFaith and Art Intersect in Rick Segall's One-Man Show at Hudson Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2015

Faith and art intersect in Rick Segall's profoundly moving one-man show illuminating the final moments of Apostle Simon Peter's life, and how those moments changed the life of one man forever. Fishers of Men opens August 14 in a limited three-week engagement at the Hudson Theatre in Hollywood. (more...)

Natalie Radmall Quirke Joins West End's MARTYR; Amanda Hale WithdrawsNatalie Radmall Quirke Joins West End's MARTYR; Amanda Hale Withdraws
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2015

At the same time as announcing the autumn tour dates, ATC and the Unicorn Theatre announce the cast for their co- production of the UK premiere of Martyr. Flaminia Cinque (Bridget Jones - The Edge of Reason), Kriss Dosanjh (Rafta Rafta), Mark Lockyer (London Road), Brian Lonsdale (The Pitman Painters), Daniel O'Keefe (professional debut), Natalie Radmall-Quirke (The Playboy of The Western World - Southwark Playhouse), Farshid Rokey (Mogadishu) and Jessye Romeo (Dirty Sexy Things) make up the company for Ramin Gray's production of Marius von Mayenburg's searing exploration of radicalisation and liberal multi-culturalism. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 8/14; GREY GARDENS, A MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN and More!Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 8/14; GREY GARDENS, A MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 14, 2015

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Boston, Long Island, St. Louis and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include A MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN with Audra McDonald and Will Swenson in Boston, Bay Street's GREY GARDENS starring Betty Buckley and Rachel York, and The Muny's OKLAHOMA!, just to name a few. (more...)

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company's THE GLASS MENAGERIE Begins 8/27Weston Playhouse Theatre Company's THE GLASS MENAGERIE Begins 8/27
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2015

Beginning August 27, Weston Playhouse Theatre Company presents Tennessee Williams' timeless masterpiece, The Glass Menagerie. The final production of an exciting summer lineup, Williams' iconic work also launches Weston's 5-year American Masters series, an initiative dedicated to bringing classics of American drama to Weston's stage with artists of national stature. (more...)

Detroit Fringe Festival Returns Next MonthDetroit Fringe Festival Returns Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2015

The Detroit Fringe Festival will return to The Motor City next month. Local artists, including the festival's original producer, 26 year-old Emilio Rodriguez, and Carrie Morris of Carrie Morris Arts Production (CMAP) are bringing the festival back to the city for the second time since 2008.  (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for THE GOD GAFFE at FringeNYCPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal for THE GOD GAFFE at FringeNYC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2015

THE GOD GAFFE, a new play by John William Schiffbauer, will make its world premiere in the 2015 New York International Fringe Festival. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of Playwrights Horizons' THE CHRISTIANSPhoto Coverage: Meet the Company of Playwrights Horizons' THE CHRISTIANS
by Jennifer Broski - Aug 14, 2015

Playwrights Horizons and Center Theatre Group will present THE CHRISTIANS, the New York premiere of a new play by Lucas Hnath (A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney, Isaac's Eye, Death Tax). Directed by Obie Award winner Les Waters (Doris to Darlene at PH; the recent 10 Out of 12; In the Next Room, or the vibrator play; Big Love; eurydice), the play is the opening production of the theater company's 2015/2016 Season. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 13, 2015BWW's On This Day - August 13, 2015
by - Aug 13, 2015

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

Dorset Theatre Festival's New Play Reading Series to Close with Kate Moira Ryan's HIPSTERLY EVER AFTERDorset Theatre Festival's New Play Reading Series to Close with Kate Moira Ryan's HIPSTERLY EVER AFTER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

Dorset Theatre Festival's 2015 New Play Reading Series concludes on Monday, August 24th with Kate Moira Ryan's Hipsterly Ever After. Ryan is a New York-based playwright whose play The Beebo Brinker Chronicles, produced off-Broadway by Lily Tomlin and Jane Wagner, won a GLAAD Award. She was also a finalist for the Susan Smith Blackburn prize for her play Hadley's Mistake. She has received numerous fellowships including the Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship to EST, the Sundance Institute, and the New York Foundation for the Arts. Directing the reading is Mark Armstrong, Director of New Work for off-Broadway's Keen Company and the Executive Director for The 24 Hour Plays. Recent directing credits include Christopher Shinn's The Coming World, Lucas Hnath's Odile's Ordeal (both Williamstown) and Dan O'Brien's From Kandahar to Canada (EST). (more...)

Signal Ensemble Theatre to Stage U.S Premiere of Nicolas Billon's BUTCHERSignal Ensemble Theatre to Stage U.S Premiere of Nicolas Billon's BUTCHER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

Signal Ensemble Theatre presents the United States premiere of Butcher by Nicolas Billon and directed by Signal Ensemble Member Bries Vannon at Signal Ensemble Theatre, 1802 W. Berenice Ave., September 17 - October 24. Previews are Thursday, Sept.17 and Friday, Sept. 18 at 8 p.m. Opening/Press night is Saturday, Sept. 19 at 8 p.m.Regular performances are Thursday - Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. Ticket prices are $23 for single tickets, $15 for industry/students/seniors/groups and $12 for previews. Tickets may be purchased by calling 773.698.7389 or by visiting www.signalensemble.com. (more...)

Tony Sheldon and More Join World Premiere of AMELIE at Berkeley Rep; Full Cast Announced!Tony Sheldon and More Join World Premiere of AMELIE at Berkeley Rep; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

Berkeley Rep has announced the full company for its 2015-16 season opener Amelie, A New Musical, starring award-winning actress Samantha Barks. (more...)

Premiere Stages at Kean University to Present THE PEOPLE BEFORE THE PARK, 9/3-20Premiere Stages at Kean University to Present THE PEOPLE BEFORE THE PARK, 9/3-20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

Premiere Stages at Kean University will present the winner of its 2015 Play Festival, The People Before the Park by Keith Josef Adkins, September 3 - 20 in Kean University's Zella Fry Theatre (Vaughn Eames Hall, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, N.J.). (more...)

Shaw Festival Names Tim Carroll as Next Artistic DirectorShaw Festival Names Tim Carroll as Next Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

Andy Pringle, Chair of the Board of Governors, is pleased to announce the appointment of Tim Carroll as the next Artistic Director of the Shaw Festival. As Artistic Director Designate, Carroll will work with current Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell during the 2016 season to familiarize himself with the complex workings of The Shaw and plan his first season. He will officially take the helm of the Shaw Festival on December 1, 2016 at the start of the 2017 season. (more...)

San Francisco Opera to Present SWEENEY TODD for the First Time This FallSan Francisco Opera to Present SWEENEY TODD for the First Time This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

Stephen Sondheim's macabre musical thriller Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street receives its highly anticipated San Francisco Opera premiere in a production featuring a cast of notable operatic stars and performed with Sondheim's original score for the lyric stage. (more...)

The Drilling Company to Bring THE TAMING OF THE SHREW to Bryant Park Next MonthThe Drilling Company to Bring THE TAMING OF THE SHREW to Bryant Park Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

Sometimes the battle of the sexes is not enough. The Drilling Company reads turf wars and class consciousness into its production of 'The Taming of the Shrew,' to be presented September 4 to 20 as part of Bryant Park Shakespeare, directed by Alessandro Colla. (more...)

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