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Chichester Festival Theatre's SWEENEY TODD Moving to West End?
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2011

Chichester's Festival 2011 closes with Sweeney Todd, the musical commonly acknowledged to be Stephen Sondheim's masterpiece, in a cast led by distinguished musical performer Michael Ball and Oscar-nominated actress Imelda Staunton. (more...)

BWW Reviews: MARY STUART at ACT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2011

Political intrigue, shifting loyalties and two powerhouses vying for victory over the other while advisors whisper their own agendas in their ears. No, it's not the upcoming Presidential campaign although one does resonate with the other. No, this is ACT's production of "Mary Stuart" directed by Victor Pappas and starring two grande dames of local theater, Anne Allgood and Suzanne Bouchard. And with this much history and pedigree on stage, what you end up with is a cutting machination woven together with humor, heart and venom. (more...)

Official: THE KING'S SPEECH to Star Charles Edwards, Jonathan Hyde; Will Tour the UK
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2011

Playful Productions and Michael Alden Productions have announced that the world premier production of the original play of The King's Speech by David Seidler will be brought to the stage next year in a production directed by Adrian Noble. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Michael Ball & Imelda Staunton in SWEENEY TODD
by Stage Tube - Oct 6, 2011

Chichester's Festival 2011 closes with Sweeney Todd, the musical commonly acknowledged to beStephen Sondheim's masterpiece, in a cast led by distinguished musical performer Michael Ball and Oscar-nominated actress Imelda Staunton. (more...)

Photo Flash: Michael Ball, Imelda Staunton in Chichester Festival Theatre's SWEENEY TODD
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2011

Chichester's Festival 2011 closes with Sweeney Todd, the musical commonly acknowledged to be Stephen Sondheim's masterpiece, in a cast led by distinguished musical performer Michael Ball and Oscar-nominated actress Imelda Staunton. (more...)

Patrick Summers Takes Leadership Reins at Houston Grand Opera
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2011

When the Houston Grand Opera's 2011-12 season - its 57th - opens officially on October 21 with a new production of Rossini's The Barber of Seville, the company begins a new era under the leadership of Patrick Summers. (more...)

Kendra Kassebaum, Jennifer Paz to Lead 5th Avenue's CINDERELLA; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2011

An all-star cast of Seattle celebrities will waltz onto the stage of The 5th Avenue Theatre in a holiday ball audiences will never forget: Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella. Under the direction of Seattle's own Brandon Ivie, this enchanting fairy tale features Jennifer Paz of Miss Saigon as Cinderella and Wicked star Kendra Kassebaum as the Fairy Godmother, as well as local luminaries Suzanne Bouchard, Nick Garrison, Sarah Rudinoff, Brandon O'Neill, Cynthia Jones, Allen Fitzpatrick, and Greg McCormick Allen. (more...)

Rep Stage Presents The Poe Show
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2011

Rep Stage, the professional Equity theatre in residence at Howard Community College (HCC), continues its inaugural Salon Series just in time for Halloween, with actor, director and nationally recognized Edgar Allan Poe interpreter Tony Tsendeas in 'The Poe Show.' (more...)

Irish Repertory Theatre Presents DANCING AT LUGHNASA , Previews 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2011

The Irish Repertory Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) continues its 24th Season with the 20th Anniversary production of Brian Friel's Tony Award-winning play DANCING AT LUGHNASA, with previews set to begin October 20 on the Irish Repertory's Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage, prior to an official press opening October 30. (more...)

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Presents OTHELLO, Closes 10/2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2011

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey ushers in the Fall portion of its 2011 Season with Othello -- Shakespeare's tragic tale of love, jealousy and betrayal featuring a prestigious cast of Shakespeare Theatre veterans including Lindsay Smiling and Robert Cuccioli. Performances of Othello end October 2 at the Theatre's Main Stage, the intimate F.M. Kirby Theatre. (more...)

Writers¬' Theatre Presents Harold Pinter¬'s The Caretaker 11/8-3/25/2012
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2011

Writers' Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, continues its 20th Anniversary Season with The Caretaker by Harold Pinter, directed by Ron OJ Parson. (more...)

Chichester Festival Theatre's SWEENEY TODD to Transfer to Adelphi Theatre?
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2011

Chichester's Festival 2011 closes with Sweeney Todd, the musical commonly acknowledged to be Stephen Sondheim's masterpiece, in a cast led by distinguished musical performer Michael Ball and Oscar-nominated actress Imelda Staunton. (more...)

RICHARD III Featuring Kevin Spacey to Play the Curran Theatre, 10/19-29
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2011

SHN is delighted to announce the arrival of RICHARD III by William Shakespeare, featuring Kevin Spacey and directed by Sam Mendes, coming to San Francisco this Fall. The Curran Theatre is the only U.S venue, other than BAM in New York, to host this landmark event. Tickets for RICHARD III go on public sale Friday, August 19. (more...)

Patrick Summers Takes Leadership Reins at Houston Grand Opera
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2011

When the Houston Grand Opera's 2011-12 season - its 57th - opens officially on October 21 with a new production of Rossini's The Barber of Seville, the company begins a new era under the leadership of Patrick Summers. (more...)

A Christmas Carol Plays The Hubbard Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2011

Houston's seasonal favorite described by the Houston Press as having 'Spectacular London sets ... the inimitable Dickens' tale - spiced with the usual fog and an unusual twist on the ghosts past, present and future. (more...)

The Falcon Theatre Presents SOUTHERN COMFORT, Previews 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2011

Falcon Theatre will present the hit romantic comedy Southern Comforts, written by Kathleen Clark and directed by Jules Aaron, the second production of its 2011-2012 Subscription Season. This sweet and sexy comedy stars Michael Learned (The Waltons, One Slight Hitch) and Granville Van Dusen (The Memoirs of Abraham Lincoln, Darwin in Malibu, Jonny Quest). (more...)

Rep Stage Presents The Poe Show
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2011

Rep Stage, the professional Equity theatre in residence at Howard Community College (HCC), continues its inaugural Salon Series just in time for Halloween, with actor, director and nationally recognized Edgar Allan Poe interpreter Tony Tsendeas in 'The Poe Show.' (more...)

ACT Theatre Debuts New Performance Space
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2011

ACT Theatre's popular Central Heating Lab reaches maximum capacity in October. It includes a robust schedule of favorite performances and a brand new performance venue makes this schedule possible. (more...)

Barbara Robertson Presents STAGES OF MY LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2011

Cabaret returns to Millennium Park this winter with the popular series, Cabaret with a View, where audiences have a chance to sit on the stage of the Jay Pritzker Pavilion to experience music in an intimate setting and a climate controlled environment. (more...)

Writers¬' Theatre Presents Harold Pinter¬'s The Caretaker 11/8-3/25/2012
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2011

Writers' Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, continues its 20th Anniversary Season with The Caretaker by Harold Pinter, directed by Ron OJ Parson. (more...)

Geva Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2011

On November 25, a beloved Rochester tradition returns to the Geva Theatre Center Mainstage. A Christmas Carol, Dickens' classic tale of redemption for the most despised man in London, will awaken your heart and rekindle your spirit this holiday season. (more...)

Michael Ball & Imelda Staunton Led SWEENEY TODD Headed to West End & Broadway?
by BWW - Nov 3, 2011

Baz Bamigboye reports in today's UK Daily Mail that the hit production of the Chichester Festival Theatre's SWEENEY TODD, starring Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton will indeed, as rumored, transfer to the West End's Adelphi Theatre, beginning on March 10, 1012. The transfer is said to have been approved by Stephen Sondheim who saw the show last week, and delayed a return trip home to see the production a second time. The paper notes that 'he considers the Chichester Sweeney to be a landmark production and would like it, and its two stars, to go to New York.' (more...)

BWW Seattle Awards Update 11/29 - Have You Voted?
by BWW - Nov 29, 2011

There's just 4 weeks left to go in voting for the 2011 Seattle Awards and here is the latest update! Have you voted yet, and helped to spread the word to support your favorites in the hopes that they will be the recipients of a 2011 BroadwayWorld Seattle Award? There is no time to waste, click on the voting link and make your opinion count! Below are the stats so far as of Tuesday November 29, 2011. (more...)

Geva Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL, 11/25
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2011

On November 25, a beloved Rochester tradition returns to the Geva Theatre Center Mainstage. A Christmas Carol, Dickens' classic tale of redemption for the most despised man in London, will awaken your heart and rekindle your spirit this holiday season. (more...)

BWW Seattle Awards Update 11/23 - Vote Now!
by BWW - Nov 23, 2011

Voting is now well underway for the 2011 Seattle Awards and here is the latest update! Now, it's time for you to get out and vote for your favorites in the hopes that they will be the recipients of a 2011 BroadwayWorld Seattle Award. No time to waste, click on the voting link and make your opinion count! Below are the stats so far as of Monday November 23, 2011. (more...)

Houston Grand Opera's New Rape of Lucretia 2/3-11
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2011

Houston Grand Opera's new production of Benjamin Britten's intimate but intensely gripping chamber opera The Rape of Lucretia takes place on February 3-11, 2012 and features the young American theatre director Arin Arbus in her operatic debut. (more...)

A Christmas Carol Plays The Hubbard Stage, Opens 11/20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2011

Houston's seasonal favorite described by the Houston Press as having 'Spectacular London sets ... the inimitable Dickens' tale - spiced with the usual fog and an unusual twist on the ghosts past, present and future. (more...)

A Christmas Carol Plays The Hubbard Stage
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2011

Houston's seasonal favorite described by the Houston Press as having 'Spectacular London sets ... the inimitable Dickens' tale - spiced with the usual fog and an unusual twist on the ghosts past, present and future. (more...)

Joss Ackland, Ian McNeice and Emma Fielding Join THE KING'S SPEECH in Guildford Prior to West End
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2011

As previously reported, the original play of The King's Speech by David Seidler will be brought to the stage next year in a production directed by Adrian Noble. According to The Daily Mail, Joss Ackland, Ian McNeice and Emma Fielding have joined the production as George V, Winston Churchill and the Queen Mother. (more...)

Utah Shakespeare Festival Announces Les Misérables for the 2012 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2011

Today the Utah Shakespeare Festival announced an exciting change in its 2012 season. Les Misérables, one of the world's most popular shows and Broadway's third longest running musical, will be playing in the Randall L. Jones Theatre from June 23 to October 20. (more...)

DANCING AT LUGHNASA Extends At Irish Rep Thru 1/15
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2011

Off-Broadway's Irish Repertory Theatre announces a five-week extension of its hit 20th anniversary production of Brian Friel's Tony Award-winning play DANCING AT LUGHNASA, with performances now set to run through January 15, 2012 on the Irish Repertory's Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage (132 West 22nd Street). (more...)

The Faction Theatre Co Announce London 2012 Rep Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2011

2011 Peter Brook Empty Space Award winning company (Equity Ensemble Award for Schiller's The Robbers in association with The New Diorama Theatre,) The faction theatre company in association with The New Diorama Theatre, bring the tradition of REP back to London in 2012. (more...)

Janet McTeer to Guest Star in Final Season of DAMAGES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2012

As first reported on TVGuide.com, Broadway veteran Janet McTeer will guest star in an upcoming episode of DirectTV channel's popular legal series DAMAGES. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Faction's MARY STUART
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2012

2011 Peter Brook Empty Space Award winning company (Equity Ensemble Award for Schiller's The Robbers in association with The New Diorama Theatre,) The faction theatre company in association with The New Diorama Theatre, bring the tradition of REP back to London in 2012. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Faction Theater Presents Twelfth Night
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2012

2011 Peter Brook Empty Space Award winning company (Equity Ensemble Award for Schiller's The Robbers in association with The New Diorama Theatre,) The faction theatre company in association with The New Diorama Theatre, bring the tradition of REP back to London in 2012. With a season that represents the body of work produced by the ensemble over the last 3 years. (more...)

San Jose Rep¬'s DOUBLE INDEMNITY Announces Casting
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2012

A veteran cast brings its acclaimed performance of the noir classic Double Indemnity to San Jose, in a world premiere co-produced by the San Jose Repertory Theatre and Seattle's A Contemporary Theatre (ACT). The ensemble of five actors from Seattle and the Bay Area brought the story to stage during a successful run of Double Indemnity in Seattle in October 2011. (more...)

Jessica Chastain, Christopher Plummer Among 2012 Dorian Award Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2012

As reported in The Hollywood Reporter, the Gay & Lesbian Critics has announced their 2012 Dorian Award nominations for film and TV. (more...)

John Benjamin Hickey to Guest Star on CBS's THE GOOD WIFE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2012

As first reported on EWonline.com, a number of actors will be making return appearances on an upcoming episode of CBS's THE GOOD WIFE, including Broadway veteran John Benjamin Hickey. Hickey last appeared on the drama as the CEO of a website which was being sued by a user for failing to protect their privacy. (more...)

REP Returns To London in 2012 With TWELFTH NIGHT, MARY STEWART et al.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2012

2011 Peter Brook Empty Space Award winning company (Equity Ensemble Award for Schiller's The Robbers in association with The New Diorama Theatre,) the faction theatre company in association with The New Diorama Theatre, bring the tradition of REP back to London in 2012. (more...)

The Faction Theatre Co Announce London 2012 Rep Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2012

2011 Peter Brook Empty Space Award winning company (Equity Ensemble Award for Schiller's The Robbers in association with The New Diorama Theatre,) The faction theatre company in association with The New Diorama Theatre, bring the tradition of REP back to London in 2012. (more...)

BWW Seattle Awards Update 12/7 - Have You Voted?
by BWW - Dec 5, 2011

There's just a few weeks left to go in voting for the 2011 Seattle Awards and here is the latest update! Have you voted yet, and helped to spread the word to support your favorites in the hopes that they will be the recipients of a 2011 BroadwayWorld Seattle Award? There is no time to waste, click on the voting link and make your opinion count! Below are the stats so far as of Monday December 05, 2011. (more...)

Kevin Spacey Talks RICHARD III, the Old Vic, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2011

In a recent article in the Wall Street Journal, stage and screen star Kavin Spacey chatted about his most recent project- RICHARD III, which opened at London's Old Vic Theatre and will soon open at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Spacey told the WSJ: 'If there was one play that we really, really didn't want to f- up, this was it.' (more...)

Carolee Carmello, Mike Daisey, et al. Win 2011 Footlight Awards
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2011

The Seattle Times has officially announced the winners of their 2011 Footlight Awards. Featured amoungst this year's winners are such favorites as Mike Daisey, Carolee Carmello, and many more! The full list of 2011 winners is as follows: (more...)

BWW Seattle Awards Update 12/28 - Voting Ends 12/31!
by BWW - Dec 28, 2011

It's almost over! There's just THREE days of voting remaining for the 2011 Seattle Awards and here is the latest update! Have you voted yet, and helped to spread the word to support your favorites in the hopes that they will be the recipients of a 2011 BroadwayWorld Seattle Award? There is no time to waste, click on the voting link and make your opinion count! Below are the stats so far as of Monday December 26, 2011. Voting ends at midnight on 12/31 so time is running out. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR on Broadway; Tom Hewitt is Pontius Pilate
by BWW - Dec 22, 2011

The full Broadway cast has been announced for The Stratford Shakespeare Festival's hit production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, directed by the Stratford Shakespeare Festival's Artistic Director Des McAnuff which will open March 22, 2012 (previews begin March 1) at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52nd Street). (more...)

BWW Seattle Awards Update 12/22 - 9 Days Left!
by BWW - Dec 22, 2011

There is no time to waste, click on the voting link and make your opinion count! Below are the stats so far. Voting ends at midnight on 12/31 so time is running out. Click Here to Vote Now!... (more...)

Irish Rep Extends DANCING AT LUGHNASA Thru 1/29
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2011

Off-Broadway's Irish Repertory Theatre announces an additional two-week of its hit 20th anniversary production of Brian Friel's Tony Award-winning play DANCING AT LUGHNASA, with performances now set to run through January 29, 2012 on the Irish Repertory's Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage (132 West 22nd Street). (more...)

Barbara Robertson Presents STAGES OF MY LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2011

Cabaret returns to Millennium Park this winter with the popular series, Cabaret with a View, where audiences have a chance to sit on the stage of the Jay Pritzker Pavilion to experience music in an intimate setting and a climate controlled environment. (more...)

REP Returns To London in 2012 With TWELFTH NIGHT, MARY STEWART et al.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2011

2011 Peter Brook Empty Space Award winning company (Equity Ensemble Award for Schiller's The Robbers in association with The New Diorama Theatre,) the faction theatre company in association with The New Diorama Theatre, bring the tradition of REP back to London in 2012. (more...)

BWW Seattle Awards Update 12/12 - Have You Voted?
by BWW - Dec 12, 2011

There's just a few weeks left to go in voting for the 2011 Seattle Awards and here is the latest update! Have you voted yet, and helped to spread the word to support your favorites in the hopes that they will be the recipients of a 2011 BroadwayWorld Seattle Award? There is no time to waste, click on the voting link and make your opinion count! Below are the stats so far as of Monday December 12, 2011. (more...)

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