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MATILDA THE MUSICAL Launches National Tour in Los Angeles TonightMATILDA THE MUSICAL Launches National Tour in Los Angeles Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

The First National Tour of Matilda the Musical, produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company and The Dodgers, launches tonight, May 29, with an official tour opening set for June 7, 2015 at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles. (more...)

West End's THE INVISIBLE Announces Full Cast, Including Nicholas BaileyWest End's THE INVISIBLE Announces Full Cast, Including Nicholas Bailey
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

The cast for the world premiere production of THE INVISIBLE by Rebecca Lenkiewicz is: Nicholas Bailey, Niall Buggy, Alexandra Gilbreath, Scott Karim and Sirine Saba.  (more...)

WILL ON THE HILL Returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company, 6/15WILL ON THE HILL Returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company, 6/15
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

The annual Will on the Hill event welcomes Members of Congress from both sides of the aisle and distinguished Washington insiders onto the Shakespeare Theatre Company stage to perform a political satire infused with Shakespearean language and references. The event pays tribute to the unique dynamic of our city and provides a wonderful way to engage new audiences. Proceeds from this event support STC's many education, artistic, and community engagement programs including in-school workshops and online learning resources that inspire new and diverse audiences and deepen the connection to classical theatre in learners of all ages. Will on the Hill will take place in Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW), and begins with a VIP cocktail reception at 6:30 p.m., followed by the performance at 7:30 p.m., and a buffet dinner immediately after the performance. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for EAST IS EAST at Theatre Royal GlasgowFull Cast Announced for EAST IS EAST at Theatre Royal Glasgow
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

Adam Karim (Sajit Khan), Assad Zaman (Saleem Khan), Dharmesh Patel (Abdul Khan), Salma Hoque (Meenah Khan) and Simon Nagra (George Khan) join the previously announced comedy award-winning actress Pauline McLynn (Ella Khan) and original West End cast members, Ashley Kumar (Tariq Khan) and Darren Kuppan (Maneer Khan) to complete the casting of the Khan family in the national tour of Ayub Khan Din's critically-acclaimed play East is East. The Khans are joined by Kammy Darweish (Mr Shah), Sakuntala Ramanee (Mrs Shah) and Sally Bankes (Auntie Annie). (more...)

All His Heavenly Hosts! Meet the Full Cast of AN ACT OF GOD, Opening Tonight on BroadwayAll His Heavenly Hosts! Meet the Full Cast of AN ACT OF GOD, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - May 28, 2015

The new Broadway comedy An Act of God, starring Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner Jim Parsons, began performances on May 7 and officially opens tonight, May 28, 2015 at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the company, plus watch interviews with Parsons and the team! (more...)

Cast Announced for ALPHA BETA at Finborough TheatreCast Announced for ALPHA BETA at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

The first major revival of Ted Whitehead's Alpha Beta since 1972, directed by Unicorn Theatre Artistic Director Purni Morell, opens at the Finborough Theatre for a five week season on Thursday, 18 June, 2015 (Press Nights: Tuesday 23, June and Wednesday, 24 June at 7.30pm) (more...)

Cast Set for 'THE INVISIBLE at Bush TheatreCast Set for 'THE INVISIBLE at Bush Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

The cast for the world premiere production of THE INVISIBLE by Rebecca Lenkiewicz is: Nicholas Bailey, Niall Buggy, Alexandra Gilbreath, Scott Karim and Sirine Saba. (more...)

Mine is Yours Theatre Company to Bring ROMEO AND JULIET to 2015 Hollywood FringeMine is Yours Theatre Company to Bring ROMEO AND JULIET to 2015 Hollywood Fringe
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

As part of the 2015 Hollywood Fringe Festival, Mine is Yours Theatre Company will remount their adventurous 90-minute production of R&J, a gender-reversed Romeo and Juliet, which had a successful preview run last November at Theatre of NOTE. While remaining faithful to Shakespeare's language, R&J transforms Romeo into Romea, Juliet into Julian, Friar Laurence into Sister Laurence, etc., in an extravaganza of gender-swapping that makes this classic love story resonate in an electrifying new way.  (more...)

Christopher Plummer Will Present Helen Mirren with The Shakespeare Medal Next MonthChristopher Plummer Will Present Helen Mirren with The Shakespeare Medal Next Month
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

On June 1 from 6-8 pm, The Shakespeare Society will host their third annual Playing Shakespeare Celebration at The Players (16 Gramercy Park South). (more...)

Philip Franks, Olivia Hallinan, Leon Ockenden & Alastair Whatley to Lead 2015 FLARE PATH TourPhilip Franks, Olivia Hallinan, Leon Ockenden & Alastair Whatley to Lead 2015 FLARE PATH Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

Philip Franks, Olivia Hallinan, Leon Ockenden and Alastair Whatley will head the cast of the 2015 national tour of Terence Rattigan's FLARE PATH, directed by Justin Audibert. Further casting is to be announced. (more...)

MISS WILSON'S WATERLO Set for Finborough TheatreMISS WILSON'S WATERLO Set for Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

Miss Wilson's Waterloo, a new play by Ellis Jones and Martin Wimbush, receives two afternoon staged readings at the Finborough Theatre on Wednesday, 10 and Thursday, 11 June 2015 (performances at 3.00pm) to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo. (more...)

The Theatre Project Sets Fifth Anniversary Season: 'SHREW,' 'IRMA VEP' & MoreThe Theatre Project Sets Fifth Anniversary Season: 'SHREW,' 'IRMA VEP' & More
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

The Theatre Project has announced the line-up of its 2015-16 season, which will include classics, contemporary, and experimental works at its downtown residency at the historic Players Theatre. Beginning in June, The Theatre Project's season celebrates the company's 5th Anniversary Off-Broadway and will feature six productions as well as musical performances and free public readings throughout the year. (more...)

Rutina Wesley to Lead The Old Globe's TWELFTH NIGHT; Cast, Creatives Set!Rutina Wesley to Lead The Old Globe's TWELFTH NIGHT; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

The complete cast and creative team have been announced for The Old Globe production of William Shakespeare's delightful and romantic Twelfth Night. Rebecca Taichman, whose production of the time-traveling Time and the Conways fascinated audiences last April, is back to direct the first show of the 2015 Summer Shakespeare Festival. The Old Globe engagement will begin performances on June 21 and run through July 26, 2015, with opening night on Saturday, June 27 at 8:00 p.m., in the Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. (more...)

Tony Nominee Brandon Uranowitz Set for Shakespeare Theatre Company's WILL ON THE HILL EventTony Nominee Brandon Uranowitz Set for Shakespeare Theatre Company's WILL ON THE HILL Event
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

Tony Award nominee Brandon Uranowitz, currently appearing in An American in Paris, joins the cast of the 2015 Will on the Hill event at the Shakespeare Theatre Company. A favorite bipartisan event of theatre and political fans alike, Will on the Hill returns to the Shakespeare Theatre Company on Monday, June 15, 2015. The cast will also feature special guest performers, STC Affiliated Artist Edward Gero and Samira Wiley, known for her role in Orange is the New Black. (more...)

Betsy Wolfe & Matt Bittner to Lead World Premiere of New Robert Lopez & Kristen Anderson-Lopez Musical UP HERE at La Jolla PlayhouseBetsy Wolfe & Matt Bittner to Lead World Premiere of New Robert Lopez & Kristen Anderson-Lopez Musical UP HERE at La Jolla Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for its world premiere of Up Here, a new musical comedy featuring book, music and lyrics by the husband-and-wife composing team of Robert Lopez (The Book of Mormon, Avenue Q) and Kristen Anderson-Lopez (In Transit), recipients of the 2014 Academy Award for Best Original Song for their hit song, 'Let It Go,' from the Disney animated film Frozen. Up Here is directed by Tony Award nominee Alex Timbers (Broadway's Rocky, Off-Broadway's Here Lies Love, Playhouse's Peter and the Starcatcher) and will run July 28 - September 6 in the Playhouse's Mandell Weiss Theatre. Up Here is being presented by special arrangement with Scott Sanders Theatrical Productions, along with Victor Alvarez, Warner/Chappell Music, Sally Horchow International Productions, Caiola Productions, Dominion Pictures. (more...)

CURIOUS INCIDENT's Marianne Elliott Wins Tony for Best Direction PlayCURIOUS INCIDENT's Marianne Elliott Wins Tony for Best Direction Play
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2015

Marianne Elliott has won the 2015 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play for THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME.   (more...)

Shakespeare in the Parking Lot Presents 'AS YOU LIKE IT'Shakespeare in the Parking Lot Presents 'AS YOU LIKE IT'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

The Drilling Company's Shakespeare in the Parking Lot (www.shakespeareintheparkinglot.com) has found a new home in the Parking Lot behind The Clemente Soto Velez Cultural and Educational Center (CSV), 114 Norfolk Street between Delancey and Rivington Streets.  The troupe will kick off the third decade of Shakespeare in the Parking Lot there July 9 to 26 with 'As You Like It,' directed by Artistic Director Hamilton Clancy.  The production will offer delightful lessons of love, starting off in a stately English Victorian world and moving into a Steampunk paradise when the scene shifts from a conventional Duchy to the mythical Forest of Arden. (more...)

The REP, Point Park University Announces 2015-2016 SeasonThe REP, Point Park University Announces 2015-2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

The 2015-2016 season of The REP, Point Park University's professional theatre company, will include critically acclaimed and recent popular comedies and dramas by some of the best contemporary playwrights. (more...)

Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks Returns Next Month; Updated Performance Schedule!Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks Returns Next Month; Updated Performance Schedule!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

Back by citywide demand! Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks returns this summer and brings a brand-new production of Shakespeare's Greatest Hits to 18 neighborhood parks throughout the city, FREE FOR ALL, July 17-August 16, 2015. Scroll down for an updated performance schedule! (more...)

Full Cast Set for European Premiere of ORSON'S SHADOWFull Cast Set for European Premiere of ORSON'S SHADOW
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

Final casting is announced today for the European premiere of Orson's Shadow, a critically acclaimed comedy by Austin Pendleton, about the time when Hollywood giants Orson Welles and Laurence Olivier worked together for the first time - the inspired idea of legendary theatre critic, Kenneth Tynan.  (more...)

Shakespeare Orange County Sets Summerfest 2015 LineupShakespeare Orange County Sets Summerfest 2015 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

Shakespeare Orange County (SOC) will officially launch its Summerfest 2015 at the Garden Grove Amphitheatre on June 13 with a classic radio comedy performed by an all-star cast.   (more...)

Shakespeare Orange County Star-Studded 'Fun-Raiser' Kicks Off SUMMERFEST 2015Shakespeare Orange County Star-Studded 'Fun-Raiser' Kicks Off SUMMERFEST 2015
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

Setting the tone for another season of great entertainment under the stars, Shakespeare Orange County (SOC) launches Summerfest 2015 at the Garden Grove Amphitheatre on June 13 with its 2nd Annual 'Fun-raising' event. (more...)

Full Cast Set for OKLAHOMA! at The Muny, Featuring Beth Leavel, Ben Davis & MoreFull Cast Set for OKLAHOMA! at The Muny, Featuring Beth Leavel, Ben Davis & More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

The Muny announced today the cast for its production of Oklahoma! (August 10 -16) directed by Rob Ruggiero, choreographed by Susan Stroman and music directed by Kevin Stites. Ginger Thatcher will restage Ms. Stroman's choreography. (more...)

THIN WALLS to Close Kitchen Theatre Company's 2014-15 SeasonTHIN WALLS to Close Kitchen Theatre Company's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2015

Writer/performer Alice Eve Cohen, whose solo play What I Thought I Knew closed the 2012-2013 Kitchen Theatre Company season, is back with another play to close another successful season at the Kitchen. Thin Walls is a one-woman play set in a century-old New York City residential hotel, once elegant but now crumbling. This darkly humorous and moving play interweaves stories of the building's long-term residents, its recent arrivals, and its ghosts. Audiences who loved What I Thought I Knew will love this one too! Thin Walls opens for previews on June 10, press opening is on June 13, and performances run through June 28. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of TWELFTH NIGHT at The Old GlobePhoto Flash: Meet the Cast of TWELFTH NIGHT at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2015

The Old Globe presents William Shakespeare's delightful and romantic Twelfth Night. Rebecca Taichman, whose production of the time-traveling Time and the Conways fascinated audiences last April, is back to direct the first show of the 2015 Summer Shakespeare Festival. The Old Globe engagement will begin performances on June 21 and run through July 26, 2015, with opening night on Saturday, June 27 at 8:00 p.m., in the Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast below! (more...)

Water Works Theatre Company Sets 15th Annual Shakespeare Royal Oak EventsWater Works Theatre Company Sets 15th Annual Shakespeare Royal Oak Events
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2015

Shakespeare Royal Oak's 3rd Show: Romeo And Juliet August 7-8 (ROYAL OAK MI) Water Works Theatre Company announces the schedule and casts for its 15th annual outdoor summer theatre festival, Shakespeare Royal Oak. The festival begins July 27 in Royal Oak's Starr Jaycee Park and continues through Sunday, August 9. Tickets ($10-$20) are on sale now online at www.shakespeareroyaloak.com for All's Well That Ends Well and As You Like It. A complete Shakespeare Royal Oak performance schedule follows this release. In addition to its outdoor productions, Water Works will also offer performance minded students an opportunity to learn from the experts with the Water Works Academy and KidsAct! July 27 - August 8. (more...)

RoL'n Productions to Present Thomas Babe's TAKEN IN MARRIAGE; Cast Set!RoL'n Productions to Present Thomas Babe's TAKEN IN MARRIAGE; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2015

Theatre company RoL'n Productions have announced the cast for their upcoming production of Thomas Babe's barbed comedy Taken In Marriage. (more...)

Atlantic for Kids' 2015-16 Season to Feature World Premiere MusicalsAtlantic for Kids' 2015-16 Season to Feature World Premiere Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

Atlantic Theater Company has announced its 2015-2016 Atlantic for Kids season including the world premiere musicals The Velveteen Rabbit and The Pirate La Dee Da. (more...)

Katrina Lenk & Eric B. Anthony Set for TN Shakespeare Company's MIDSUMMER NIGHTKatrina Lenk & Eric B. Anthony Set for TN Shakespeare Company's MIDSUMMER NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

Tennessee Shakespeare Company, in partnership with the University of Memphis' Department of Theatre & Dance, presents its second developing musical reading on the U of M mainstage with Midsummer Night by Valerie Vigoda and Brendan Milburn on June 27 at 7:00 pm. (more...)

Dervla Kirwan & Joseph Millson Join Cast of Ian Kelly's MR FOOTE'S OTHER LEG at Hampstead TheatreDervla Kirwan & Joseph Millson Join Cast of Ian Kelly's MR FOOTE'S OTHER LEG at Hampstead Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

Hampstead Theatre has announced that Simon Russell Beale will be joined by Dervla Kirwan and Joseph Millson in the cast of Ian Kelly's new play about the dawn of celebrity. (more...)

Broadway Veteran & AS THE WORLD TURNS Star John Colenback DiesBroadway Veteran & AS THE WORLD TURNS Star John Colenback Dies
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

Broadway veteran and AS THE WORLD TURNS star John Colenback has died, according to The Hollywood Reporter. He was 79. (more...)

FIVE PRESIDENTS Begins 6/23 at Bay Street TheaterFIVE PRESIDENTS Begins 6/23 at Bay Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Bay Street Theater has announced that FIVE PRESIDENTS, the new play by Emmy Award-winning writer Rick Cleveland (Six Feet Under, The West Wing, and House of Cards), will extend its run for an additional week due to popular demand. The production will now run from June 23-July 19.  (more...)

Atlantic Theater Company Extends Rajiv Joseph's GUARDS AT THE TAJAtlantic Theater Company Extends Rajiv Joseph's GUARDS AT THE TAJ
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Atlantic Theater Company has announced that the world premiere engagement of Pulitzer Prize finalist Rajiv Joseph's Guards at the Taj, directed by Tony Award-nominated actor and director Amy Morton, and starring Tony Award-nominated actors Omar Metwally and Arian Moayed, has now been extended two weeks through Sunday, July 12. (more...)

InDepth InterView: William Finn Talks Encores! A NEW BRAIN, SPELLING BEE Reunion, ROYAL FAMILY Update & MoreInDepth InterView: William Finn Talks Encores! A NEW BRAIN, SPELLING BEE Reunion, ROYAL FAMILY Update & More
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 15, 2015

Today we are talking to a Tony Award-winning composer and lyricist celebrated for his uniquely designed mainstages musicals showcasing a fiercely idiosyncratic style and flair all his own, the one and only William Finn. Outlining the new version of A NEW BRAIN set to be presented later this month at City Center as part of the Encores! Off-Center series, Finn discusses his original intentions behind many moments in the show as well as shares his inspiration for many musical moments in the melodic and moving score, as well. Additionally, Finn shares fresh news of his long in developtment musical adaptation of George S. Kaufman & Edna Ferber's THE ROYAL FAMILY OF BROADWAY and provides preliminary details on the forthcoming revival of his groundbreaking Tony Award-winning musical FALSETTOS set to premiere later this season, as well. Plus, Finn imparts his enthusiasm for the upcoming 10th anniversary cast reunion of his popular musical THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE, touches upon his favorite songs to date and expresses his desire to revisit Depression-era musical ROMANCE IN HARD TIMES in the future, as well as reveals his personal favorite songs to date and much, much more. (more...)

TCG to Honor Lear deBessonet, Rhodessa Jones and James Houghton at 25th National ConferenceTCG to Honor Lear deBessonet, Rhodessa Jones and James Houghton at 25th National Conference
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, announces that at the 25th TCG National Conference: Game Change in Cleveland from June 18-20, the following awards will be presented. (more...)

Classical Theatre of Harlem to Present THE TEMPEST, 7/3-26Classical Theatre of Harlem to Present THE TEMPEST, 7/3-26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

The 15th anniversary season of The Classical Theatre of Harlem (CTH) (Ty Jones, Producing Artistic Director; David Roberts, Managing Director) continues with CTH's free, summer, uptown production of William Shakespeare's The Tempest, presented in partnership with City Parks Foundation's SummerStage festival. The Carl Cofield-directed production, which stars New York theater and Broadway veteran Ron Cephas Jones, will transform the Richard Rodgers Amphitheater in Marcus Garvey Park into an enchanted Caribbean island where the magic takes flight, with an elaborate aerial design elements planned. The third annual CTH Under the Stars presentation holds previews on Friday, July 3, and Saturday, July 4. Performances, which are free and open to the public, run from July 5 through 26. (more...)

The Old Globe to Reprise THINKING SHAKESPEARE LIVE!, 8/8The Old Globe to Reprise THINKING SHAKESPEARE LIVE!, 8/8
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

For many San Diegans, their ability to understand and appreciate the wonders of the Bard during our Summer Shakespeare Festival has increased exponentially since they joined us for Thinking Shakespeare Live!, a 90-minute exploration of the language of Shakespeare led by Old Globe Artistic Director Barry Edelstein and assisted by three professional classical actors. (more...)

Independent Shakespeare Co. to Kick Off Griffith Park Festival with ROMEO AND JULIET, 7/3Independent Shakespeare Co. to Kick Off Griffith Park Festival with ROMEO AND JULIET, 7/3
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

This summer INDEPENDENT SHAKESPEARE CO. presents its imaginative and soul-stirring take on the most famous love story of all time, Shakespeare's ROMEO & JULIET, directed by Independent Shakespeare Co.'s Artistic Director Melissa Chalsma. ROMEO & JULIET will begin previews at THE GRIFFITH PARK FREE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL on Thursday, June 25 at 7pm and will open on Friday, July 3 at 7:00pm and perform through Sunday, July 26 at the Old Zoo in Griffith Park (more...)

GUYS AND DOLLS To Transfer To Savoy From Dec 2015, Starring Jamie Parker and Sophie Thompson!GUYS AND DOLLS To Transfer To Savoy From Dec 2015, Starring Jamie Parker and Sophie Thompson!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

The highly acclaimed and sell-out production of Guys and Dolls will transfer to London's Savoy Theatre in December for a strictly limited 13 week run. Chichester Festival Theatre continue their triumphant musical successes with this exuberant revival which follows transfers of Singin' in the Rain, The Pajama Game and, most recently, Gypsy. Sophie Thompson and Jamie Parker will reprise their roles, with further casting to be announced. (more...)

Water Works Fundraiser Moves to the Royal Oak Farmers Market, 6/19Water Works Fundraiser Moves to the Royal Oak Farmers Market, 6/19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

Water Works Theatre Company has announced a change in venue for its annual fundraiser event. Previously scheduled for the Milking It Productions Brewery, Ale's Wellwill now take place at the Royal Oak Farmers Market on Friday, June 19 beginning at 6:30pm. (more...)

The Drilling Co. Brings ROMEO AND JULIET to Bryant Park, 7/17-8/2The Drilling Co. Brings ROMEO AND JULIET to Bryant Park, 7/17-8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet' exquisitely pleads for similar and neighboring peoples to stop killing each other for reasons they no longer remember. In The Drilling Company's production for Bryant Park Shakespeare, to be presented July 17 to August 2, the play will be set in a modern city which is divided by wealth and class. Directed by David Marantz, it aims to send a clear message about the violence that can result from social division and corporate greed. (more...)

San Diego's ion theatre to Present SEA OF SOULS Off-Broadway This SummerSan Diego's ion theatre to Present SEA OF SOULS Off-Broadway This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

ion theatre company announces the world premiere of a haunting new play, Sea of Souls, written and directed by artistic directors Glenn Paris and Claudio Raygoza, as its first Off-Broadway production at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater located at 416 W. 42nd Street in New York City playing from Tuesday June 23 through Saturday July 11 with opening night scheduled for Sunday June 28 at 7:30pm. (more...)

VIDEO: THE TEMPEST's Sam Waterston Talks Shakespeare in the Park: 'There's No Experience Like It'VIDEO: THE TEMPEST's Sam Waterston Talks Shakespeare in the Park: 'There's No Experience Like It'
by TV News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

Sam Waterston stopped by ABC's THE VIEW to talk about starring in the Public Theater's performance of THE TEMPEST as part of New York's Shakespeare in the Park. (more...)

Rajiv Joseph's GUARDS AT THE TAJ Opens Tonight at Atlantic Theater CompanyRajiv Joseph's GUARDS AT THE TAJ Opens Tonight at Atlantic Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

Atlantic Theater Company welcomes Tony Award nominated actor and director Amy Morton to stage the world premiere of Pulitzer Prize finalist Rajiv Joseph's play Guards at the Taj, starring Tony Award nominated actors Omar Metwally and Arian Moayed. Guards at the Taj began previews May 20 and officially opens tonight, June 11, for a limited engagement through Sunday, June 28 off-Broadway at Atlantic Theater Company at The Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20th Street). (more...)

Full Casting Set for PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE at NYTW This WeekendFull Casting Set for PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE at NYTW This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

Final casting has been set for the 2015 Planet Connections Theatre Festivity's Playwrights For A Cause, set to take place at 7:30pm on Sunday, June 14, 2015 at New York Theatre Workshop, 79 East 4th Street, on Sunday, June 14 at 7:30 pm. The evening, which will benefit the non-profit National Coalition Against Censorship, will showcase world premiere one-act plays by three acclaimed playwrights: Israel Horovitz's Breaking Phillip Glass and Erik Ehn's Her Speech, both directed by Planet Connections Theatre Festivity founder and PFAC Producing Artistic Curator Glory Kadigan, and Halley Feiffer's A Play About New Mexico, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Alice Eve Cohen in THIN WALLS at Kitchen TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at Alice Eve Cohen in THIN WALLS at Kitchen Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

Writer/performer Alice Eve Cohen, whose solo play What I Thought I Knew closed the 2012-2013 Kitchen Theatre Company season, is back with another play to close another successful season at the Kitchen. Thin Walls is a one-woman play set in a century-old New York City residential hotel, once elegant but now crumbling. This darkly humorous and moving play interweaves stories of the building's long-term residents, its recent arrivals, and its ghosts. Audiences who loved What I Thought I Knew will love this one too! Thin Walls opens for previews tonight, June 10, press opening is on June 13, and performances run through June 28. BroadwayWorld has a first look at Cohen onstage below! (more...)

MACBETH, Father's Day Jazz, Movies in the Garden & More Set for RLT's Summer 2015 SeasonMACBETH, Father's Day Jazz, Movies in the Garden & More Set for RLT's Summer 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

This summer Raleigh Little Theatre presents its most comprehensive summer season yet, including a free movie series and several outdoor and indoor concerts. (more...)

LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST Begins 6/17 at Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's Outdoor StageLOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST Begins 6/17 at Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's Outdoor Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

Enjoy Shakespeare under the stars at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's Outdoor Stage production of Love's Labour's Lost. The enormously popular summer venue, located on the campus of the College of Saint Elizabeth in Morris Township, will host the show beginning on June 17th and continuing through July 26th. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of FOR THE LAST TIME at Clurman TheatrePhoto Flash: Inside Opening Night of FOR THE LAST TIME at Clurman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2015

FOR THE LAST TIME is a new jazz musical with music and lyrics by celebrated composer Nancy Harrow (This Side of Paradise), book by Will Pomerantz and Nancy Harrow, directed by Will Pomerantz(The Blue Flower), arrangements/ orchestrations by Dennis Mackrel (Conductor of the Count Basie Band), with music direction by Cody Owen Stine (Murder Ballad has received its world premiere at Theater Row's Clurman Theatre, and opened on May 28 and running through June 20, 2015. Tickets are $39-79 and can be purchased by visitingwww.Telecharge.com or by calling (212) 239-6200. Check out a look back at opening night below! (more...)

InDepth InterView: Alfred Molina Talks The Actors Fund Tony Awards Viewing Party, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, Upcoming Roles & A Career RetrospectiveInDepth InterView: Alfred Molina Talks The Actors Fund Tony Awards Viewing Party, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, Upcoming Roles & A Career Retrospective
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 1, 2015

Today we are talking to a world renowned stage and screen star who has excelled in playing a dizzying array of recognizable characters onstage and onscreen over the course of his unique and diverse career - the affable Alfred Molina. Besides discussing his many upcoming endeavors, Molina points out the importance of The Actors Fund in Los Angeles and highlights his participation in the upcoming LA Actors Fund Tony Awards Viewing Party, which will be held on June 7, and reflects on some of his fellow honorees, as well. Offering news on many of his current and forthcoming projects, Additionally, Molina also looks back at some of his most memorable roles to date ranging from his work with Paul Thomas Anderson on both BOOGIE NIGHTS and MAGNOLIA to his recent rapturously reviewed indie hit LOVE IS STRANGE co-starring John Lithgow to the Joe Orton stage-to-screen adaptation PRICK UP YOUR EARS and much more. Besides of all of that, Molina also comments on his time spent on stages around the world, notably Broadway headlining the most recent revival of Golden Age classic FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, as well as outlines some future roles he would like to pursue onstage, as well. All of that and much, much more with one of Broadway and Hollywood's very best! (more...)

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