New Edition of Holy Fool, Holy Father - the Novel to be available December 1, 2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2015


BWW Review: VANCOUVER FOLK MUSIC FESTIVAL Inspirits at Jericho Beach Park
by Matt Hanson - Sep 15, 2015

Folk people are the People's People. Folk signify kith, kin, family, ancestry, and Flesh and Blood. (more...)

BWW Review: KRAPP'S LAST TAPE Recalls Moments Past and Present at Theatre South
by Joseph Baker - Sep 13, 2015

offers minimal dialogue -- and a memorable performance. (more...)

Fringe Encore Series Celebrates 10th Anniversary, Starting Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2015

With over 200 shows presented at FringeNYC Festival and 900 at Edinburgh Fringe, it's hard to be in the know about what's worth seeing. Even worse is having missed the show everyone is talking about post festival. Celebrating its 10th Anniversary, the Fringe Encore Series will present some of the most critically-acclaimed and crowd-pleasing shows from both festivals. But more importantly, pinpoints and cultivates the theater talent of tomorrow. (more...)

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

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

BWW Review: THE ADDAMS FAMILY Is A Finger-Snapping Hoot
by Herbert Paine - Oct 4, 2015

Director Jere Van Patten has put the fun into the funereal, thanks to high octane performances by Harmon Swartz and Janna Hanson and a spirited cast of ghoulsters in Desert Stages Theatre's production of THE ADDAMS FAMILY. (more...)

Sport For Jove Announces 2016 Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2015

Sport For Jove Theatre Company proudly presents its 2016 theatre season. (more...)

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

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

Cherry Jones, Kathleen Chalfant & More to Star in WP Theater's DEAR ELIZABETH
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2015

Women's Project Theater, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Lisa McNulty and Managing Director Maureen Moynihan, has announced the rotating casts for the New York premiere of DEAR ELIZABETH, the inaugural production at the WP's new theatrical home the McGinn/Cazale Theatre, 2162 Broadway (at 76th Street). (more...)

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

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

by TV News Desk - Nov 4, 2015

MTV announced today the new season of 'The Challenge: Battle of the Bloodlines' will premiere on Wednesday, December 2 at 10:00 PM ET/PT. (more...)

ART & ARCHITECTURE IN CINEMA Series Coming to Select U.S. Movie Theaters in 2016
by Movies News Desk - Nov 30, 2015

Fathom Events, in partnership with SpectiCast, presents the “Art & Architecture in Cinema” series in select U.S. cinemas from January through July 2016. (more...)

World Premieres from Tony & Pulitzer Prize Winners on Tap for La Jolla Playhouse's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2015

La Jolla Playhouse, nationally-renowned for its development of new work, has announced four world-premiere productions for the 2016/2017 season, including works by Tony Award winner Joe DiPietro, Pulitzer Prize winners Quiara Alegria Hudes and Ayad Akhtar, and 2014 Barrie and Bernice Stavis Playwriting Award winner Jeff Augustin. (more...)

Review Roundup: A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Nov 12, 2015

The Young Vic's critically-acclaimed production of Arthur Miller's A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE, directed by Ivo van Hove, opens tonight, November 12, at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street). Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

by Christine Swerczek - Nov 1, 2015

SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE exploded on stage on October 30th at Creighton University's Lied Center for the Performing Arts as a glorious celebration of light, color and sound. (more...)

BWW Review: THE LAST FIVE YEARS Leaves Lasting Impression
by Paul Batterson - May 7, 2016

In the third song, 'See I'm Smiling,' of the musical THE LAST FIVE YEARS, Catherine Hiatt (played by Melissa Hall) sings to her husband, 'I think you're really gonna like this show. I'm pretty sure it doesn't suck.' (more...)

Theatr Clwyd Sets 40th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

In Theatr Clwyd's 40th anniversary year, Artistic Director Tamara Harvey, today announces full casting for her Theatr Clwyd directorial debut production of William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing. Harvey directs Lisa Palfrey in the role of Beatrice and John Ramm as Benedict. They are joined by David Bark-Jones, Jonathan Harden, Sian Howard, Nakay Kpaka, Steven Meo, Catherin Morris, Lowri Palfrey, Kerry Peers, and Sion Pritchard. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015


Connie Champagne Brings 'BEYOND THE RAINBOW' to Feinstein's at the Nikko Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2015

Feinstein's at the Nikko is thrilled to welcome the return of San Francisco's own legendary, award-winning, extraordinary performer Connie Champagne for one performance only of her acclaimed show Beyond the Rainbow: The Best of Connie Champagne as Judy Garland tonight, May 14 at 8 p.m. (more...)

BWW Review: YOURS, ANNE: Eventide's Momentous Ode to a Fallen Hero
by Kristen Morale - Mar 8, 2016

The Eventide Theatre Company has made a bold choice in sharing Frank's story with a Cape Cod audience through means of a score depicting her feelings while fearfully secluded in the "Secret Annex," with certain lyrics molded from actual quotes made by the young prisoner. It is safe to say that Eventide has done a spectacular job bringing both the joy and pain of Frank's life to living color for those who would not otherwise have understood the trials she and her family faced in such a gruesome time in history. (more...)

THE REAL THING, DEAR MASTER & More Set for Aurora Theatre Company's 25th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

Berkeley's acclaimed Aurora Theatre Company proudly announces the lineup for its 25th anniversary season. The company opens the season with a revival of Dorothy Bryant's DEAR MASTER, directed by acclaimed actress and director Joy Carlin and featuring Kimberly King and Michael Ray Wisely. (more...)

William Daniels and Lin-Manuel Miranda Riff on '1776' and HAMILTON
by Jessica Khan - Mar 16, 2016

In light of the upcoming Encores! revival of Sherman Edwards and Peter Stone's Tony-winning musical 1776, New York City Center brought together original 1776 star William Daniels and Broadway's current most popular Founding Father, HAMILTON's Lin-Manuel Miranda, to talk about the over-arching themes and inspirations in both shows. (more...)

BWW Review: Off the Wall Theatre Stages Intimate and Spellbinding HAMLET
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Mar 10, 2016

With little more than 25 seats available att the Off the Wall Theatre (OTW), Artistic Director Dale Gutzman presents William Shakespeare's Hamlet--An intimate, visceral, up close and personal Hamlet condensed by Gutzman after several years of research and eleven weeks of cast rehearsals. Working also as Production Director, Gutzman doubles acting several roles in his interpretation he states was inspired by the English, multi award winning Peter Brook, hailed to be one of the greatest living directors of contemporary theater. (more...)

Eric B. Swanson Launches THE FIRST CANDLE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

EDMONTON, Alberta (more...)

Inside Intelligence to Close 20th Anniversary Season at the Arcola
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

Inside Intelligence is proud to conclude its 20th anniversary season at the Arcola, as part of the Grimeborn Festival, with an exciting double bill: the European premiere of The Wanton Sublime by twice Grammy-nominated composer Tarik O'Regan (Heart of Darkness) and Peter Maxwell Davies' The Medium. (more...)

Breaking News: Jessica Hecht and Adam Kantor Join Danny Burstein in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

Producers Jeffrey Richards, Jerry Frankel, and Jam Theatricals just announced that Tony nominee JESSICA HECHT (A View From the Bridge, “Breaking Bad,” The Last Night of Ballyhoo) and ADAM KANTOR (The Last Five Years, Next to Normal, Rent) will join the cast of Fiddler on the Roof. Hecht will play the role of Golde and Kantor will play the role of Motel. Further casting will be announced soon. (more...)

Review Roundup: Chris Pratt Stars in JURASSIC WORLD, Now Roaring Back to Theaters
by Movies News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

Chris Pratt stars in the sequel to the classic 1993 movie JURASSIC PARK, now titled JURASSIC WORLD. (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...)

Sony and Foo Fighters Partner to Promote Hi-Res Audio Across the Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2015

Sony Corporation and Foo Fighters have agreed to work together to deliver convincing, premium quality High-Resolution Audio experiences to audiophiles worldwide. (more...)

STX Entertainment Takes Trip Across Space With An Intergalactic Love Story
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015


STX Entertainment Takes Trip Across Space With An Intergalactic Love Story
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015


Clarke Thorell, John Sanders & More Will Star in Atlantic Theater Company's CLOUD NINE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

Atlantic Theater Company has announced complete casting for the first production of its 30th anniversary season, the New York revival of multiple Obie Award winner Caryl Churchill's landmark play Cloud Nine, directed by Obie Award winner James Macdonald. (more...)

Nancy Chism Releases ANNIE'S WILL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

(PRWEB) July 21, 2015 (more...)

BWW Review: Secondary Characters, Set, and Songs Succeed While Direction Is Misdirected: Center Stage's AS YOU LIKE IT at Towson
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Jan 30, 2016

There is no perfect way to realize Shakespeare's vision, but employing an all-female cast is apt to be among the less successful ways. In the alternative, you can say the hell with realizing Shakespeare's vision, and simply have fun with your own. And that, I think, is the approach that director Wendy C. Goldberg has chosen to pursue at Center Stage (more...)

BWW Review: EMPIRE THE MUSICAL Aims for the Sky
by Ellen Dostal - Jan 27, 2016

EMPIRE THE MUSICAL has been knocking around in the wings ever since Caroline Sherman and Robert Hull began writing it in 1999. Its first fully-staged production took place at the Hudson Theatre in Hollywood in 2003 and it has had periodic readings through the years in both Los Angeles and New York. Now the story of how the Empire State Building came to be is enjoying a lavish pre-Broadway run at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, produced in partnership with McCoy Rigby Entertainment, Sue Vaccaro, Ricky Stevens and The Rivet Gang.  (more...)

BWW Review: August Wilson's JITNEY Astounds at American Stage
by Peter Nason - Jan 26, 2016

American Stage's ninth venture into Wilson's Pittsburgh Century Cycle is a powerful production that packs quite a punch. (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...)

BWW Review: Circle Players' SISTER ACT, THE MUSICAL
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jan 20, 2016

LaToya Gardner adds yet another theatrical conquest to her already impressive resume: Sister Mary Clarence/Deloris Van Cartier in Sister Act, the musical theater version of the Whoopi Goldberg film that has delighted audiences since its debut in 1992, inspiring one sequel (with maybe another on the way) in the process. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: New Musicals at 54 Series - Jennifer Ashley Tepper Interviews Joe Iconis and Joe Tracz About BE MORE CHILL
by Jennifer Ashley Tepper - Jan 19, 2016

New Musicals at 54 is a series presented by Feinstein's/ 54 Below Programming Director Jennifer Ashley Tepper. Some of the 10 new and diverse musicals by a selection of today's most talented writers have had out-of-town productions, some have had workshops... now's your chance to be first to see them in NYC! Join us at New Musicals at 54 for one-night-only concerts celebrating each new show with songs, behind-the-scenes stories, and all-star casts! (more...)

Harry Potter's Sean Biggerstaff Shares Childhood Remembrance of Alan Rickman
by Michael Dale - Jan 15, 2016

The world-famous star was a friend and mentor to him for twenty years, (more...)

BWW Review: Bill Irwin and David Shiner's OLD HATS Is Still A Perfect Fit
by Michael Dale - Feb 21, 2016

A return of their 2013 new vaudeville hit now features the dark cheeriness of Shaina Taub. (more...)

BWW Review: Nashville Rep's GOOD MONSTERS
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 14, 2016

Make no mistake: Nate Eppler is far too good a playwright to remain Nashville theater's best-kept secret for much longer. If you need further proof of his brilliance (a word I don't use to describe people very often), even after witnessing it first-hand in his earlier plays - like the noirish Rear Widow, the imaginative Larries or the compelling Long Way Down - then get yourself as quickly as humanly possible down to the Tennessee Performing Arts Center's Andrew Johnson Theatre and allow yourself to be immersed in his latest work of stage wizardry: the challenging, enlightening and provocative Good Monsters. (more...)

BWW Review: CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF, Theatr Clwyd, Feb 10 2016
by Carrie Dunn - Feb 12, 2016

Tamara Harvey begins her tenure as artistic director of Theatr Clwyd with Robert Hastie's delightful and thought-provoking production of Tennessee Williams's Southern plantation melodrama, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. (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...)

by Jeffrey Ellis - Dec 12, 2015

But there are those Christmas-themed shows that we're delighted to see no matter the time or place. Case in point: A Tuna Christmas, the seasonal sojourn to the third smallest town in Texas, where the wacky denizens are up to all kinds of hijinks as they celebrate baby Jesus' birthday, complete with a Christmas Phantom, a sale on firearms at Didi Snavely's gun emporium and a reintroduction of Helen Bedd and Inita Goodwin, the good-time gals at the Tasty Kreme, and Joe Bob Lipsey, the extravagantly over-dramatic director of Tuna Little Theater's beleaguered production of the royalty-free A Christmas Carol. (more...)

Full Cast Set for Arena Stage's D.C. Premiere of THE CITY OF CONVERSATION
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

Anthony Giardina's Off-Broadway smash hit THE CITY OF CONVERSATION, about a Georgetown political hostess, makes its Washington, D.C. debut at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Following his direction of the 2014 world premiere at Lincoln Center Theater, Tony Award winner Doug Hughes returns to direct this political drama spanning three decades, from Carter's presidency through the Reagan era and ending with Obama's inauguration. THE CITY OF CONVERSATION runs January 29-March 6, 2016 in the Fichandler Stage. (more...)

Breaking: It's Coming Together in Oz: Ne-Yo, Common Join Cast of NBC's THE WIZ LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Ne-Yo and Common have joined the cast, of NBC's highly-anticipated THE WIZ LIVE!. Ne-Yo will take on the role of the Tin Man, while Common portrays the gatekeeper of Oz, a non-sining role (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Coolidge Ends Run in SAVING KITTY 8/2 in Cambridge
by Jan Nargi - Aug 1, 2015

Stage, film and television star Jennifer Coolidge ends her acclaimed run in SAVING KITTY at the Nora Theatre Company in Cambridge, Mass., on Sunday, August 2. Coolidge stars as the devastatingly funny Kate Hartley, a smart but frustrated society matron who is bound and determined to save her daughter Kitty from the kind of stifling marriage she has had. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Orlando - Week of 4/26/2015
by BWW - Apr 26, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/26/2015 for Orlando (more...)

BWW Review: The Marriott Lincolnshire Takes EVITA To An Intimate Stage
by Kailey Hansen - Apr 22, 2016

Capturing the renowned musical retelling of Eva Peron-Argentinian fashion icon, pop culture staple and political powerhouse-is no small task for any theater. Combine that with the incomparable music of Andrew Lloyd Webber and the deeply dynamic lyrics of Tim Rice and you've got Broadway-sized shoes to fill. This season, the Marriott Lincolnshire Theater decided to take on this challenging show, setting the classic rock opera 'in the round'; and it was well-worth it. (more...)

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