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Cast Announced for Jamil Khoury's MOSQUE ALERT at Silk Road RisingCast Announced for Jamil Khoury's MOSQUE ALERT at Silk Road Rising
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

Silk Road Rising proudly presents the World Premiere of Jamil Khoury's Mosque Alert. All performances will be presented in the company's venue in Pierce Hall at The Historic Chicago Temple Building at 77 W. Washington St. in Chicago. (more...)

Sheffield Theatres Announces Full Casts for WAITING FOR GODOT and World Premiere of THE NAPSheffield Theatres Announces Full Casts for WAITING FOR GODOT and World Premiere of THE NAP
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

With the critically acclaimed Show Boat currently running in the Crucible, and Partus and A Raisin in the Sun in rehearsals, Sheffield Theatres' Artistic Director Daniel Evans announces the full casts for the forthcoming productions of Waiting For Godot and the world premiere of Richard Bean's comedy thriller The Nap, both at the Crucible this spring. (more...)

UNDERGROUND by Isla van Tricht to Open VAULT Festival 2016UNDERGROUND by Isla van Tricht to Open VAULT Festival 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

Following the success of Edinburgh Festival hit The Remnants: As Thyself and Threadbare, and the London transfer of Deadpan Theatre's Get Your Sh*t Together, Shrapnel Theatre will open the VAULT Festival 2016 with Isla van Tricht's brand new site-responsive comedy-drama UNDERGROUND. (more...)

Chichester's GUYS AND DOLLS Opens at the Savoy Tonight, Starring Jamie Parker and Sophie ThompsonChichester's GUYS AND DOLLS Opens at the Savoy Tonight, Starring Jamie Parker and Sophie Thompson
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

Chichester Festival Theatre's highly acclaimed and sell-out production of GUYS AND DOLLS opens at London's Savoy Theatre tonight, January 6, for a strictly limited 13-week run. Chichester continues its 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. (more...)

N.C. Museum of History and Burning Coal Theatre to Present SHAKESPEARE MARATHON: 38 Plays in 5 DaysN.C. Museum of History and Burning Coal Theatre to Present SHAKESPEARE MARATHON: 38 Plays in 5 Days
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

The N.C. Museum of History and Burning Coal Theatre Company will present the SHAKESPEARE MARATHON: 38 PLAYS IN 5 DAYS. (more...)

ROCK AND ROLL REFUGEE to Play Royal Family Performing Arts SpaceROCK AND ROLL REFUGEE to Play Royal Family Performing Arts Space
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2016

This January, Royal Family Productions (Katie Avebe, Mary Bernardi, Chris Henry and Andy Theodorou, Founders; Michael Perreca, Executive Director) will present the world premiere of Rock and Roll Refugee, written and directed by Chris Henry, music and lyrics by Genya Ravan, with music direction, orchestrations and additional music by Daniel A. Weiss, and choreography by JoAnn M. Hunter and Liz Ramos. (more...)

Stratford Festival Box Office to Open This WeekendStratford Festival Box Office to Open This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2016

After a period of brisk advance sales to Members, the Stratford Festival is opening its box office to the public this Friday, January 8. (more...)

Rehearsals Begin Today for Trevor Nunn's PERICLES at Theatre for a New AudienceRehearsals Begin Today for Trevor Nunn's PERICLES at Theatre for a New Audience
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

Rehearsals begin today (Monday, January 4) for Theatre for a New Audience's production of William Shakespeare's Pericles directed by Trevor Nunn, featuring OBIE Award-winner Christian Camargo in the title role and leading a diverse company of 22 actors, Jeffrey Horowitz, Theatre for a New Audience Founding Artistic Director, announced.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Manoel Felciano, Christian Coulson & More in Red Bull Theater's THE CHANGELINGPhoto Flash: First Look at Manoel Felciano, Christian Coulson & More in Red Bull Theater's THE CHANGELING
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

Opening Night is Set for January 10th for the Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Artistic Director) Off-Broadway production: Thomas Middleton and William Rowley's The Changeling.  (more...)

Kyle Dean Massey, Jenni Barber & More Set for Lexington Theatre Company's 'Concert With The Stars'Kyle Dean Massey, Jenni Barber & More Set for Lexington Theatre Company's 'Concert With The Stars'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

The Lexington Theatre Company is in final preparations for its second 'Concert With The Stars,' January 16, 2016, at 8:00pm at The Lexington Opera House. This year's line-up of stars includes Jenni Barber (Wicked, Annie, 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee), Stephen R. Buntrock (A Little Night Music, Oklahoma, Beauty & The Beast), Erin Dilly (A Christmas Story, Nice Work If You Can Get It, Tony nominee for Chittty Chitty Bang Bang) and Kyle Dean Massey (Pippin, Next to Normal, Wicked, ABC's 'Nashville'), alongside collegiate and local talent - illustrating the mission of this new professional theatre company in Lexington, Kentucky. 'Concert With the Stars' is sponsored by KentuckyOne Health. (more...)

All-Female Cast to Bring AS YOU LIKE IT to Center Stage This WinterAll-Female Cast to Bring AS YOU LIKE IT to Center Stage This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

As a year-long renovation begins at Center Stage's downtown Baltimore home in January, the company starts a temporarily residency at Towson University with a contemporary production of Shakespeare's popular comedy As You Like It, presented by an all-female cast led by award-winning director Wendy C. Goldberg, from Jan. 15 to Feb. 14. (more...)

Bristol Riverside Theatre to Present THE LANGUAGE ARCHIVEBristol Riverside Theatre to Present THE LANGUAGE ARCHIVE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

The gulf between what's said and what isn't is at the heart of the sweet and whimsical comedy The Language Archive by Julia Cho, next up at Bristol Riverside Theatre on January 26-February 14.  Directed by Adam Immerwahr, the ensemble cast features Keith Baker, Irungu Mutu, Jo Twiss, Tiffany Villarin, and Julianna Zinkel. (more...)

Folger Shakespeare Library Will Tour FIRST FOLIO! THE BOOK THAT GAVE US SHAKESPEARE Throughout U.S. in 2016Folger Shakespeare Library Will Tour FIRST FOLIO! THE BOOK THAT GAVE US SHAKESPEARE Throughout U.S. in 2016
by Michael Dale - Jan 4, 2016

The 1632 publication assembled 38 Shakespeare plays for print, eighteen of which were previously unpublished. (more...)

BWW Interview: Matthew Lieff Christian in LIVES OF REASON at TRTBWW Interview: Matthew Lieff Christian in LIVES OF REASON at TRT
by Marina Kennedy - Jan 2, 2016

Broadwayworld.com interviewed Matthew Lieff Christian who will star in Two River Theater's production of 'Lives of Reason.' The show will be on the Red Bank stage from January 9th through February 7th. (more...)

Tickets to Writers Theatre's ARCADIA Now on SaleTickets to Writers Theatre's ARCADIA Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, presents the first production in the Theatre's new home, Arcadia by Tom Stoppard, directed by Michael Halberstam. The show runs March 16 - April 24, 2016 at the Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre in Writer Theatre's new theater center at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. The Press Opening is Wednesday, March 23 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

BAD JEWS Returning for Limited West End RunBAD JEWS Returning for Limited West End Run
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

Due to popular demand, Theatre Royal Bath Productions, Kenny Wax and Theatre Royal Haymarket Productions are delighted to announce the return of Joshua Harmon's BAD JEWS to the West End, at London's Theatre Royal Haymarket. The critically-acclaimed production will run from 8th February until 19th March 2016, following sell out runs at Ustinov Studio, Bath, St James Theatre and The Arts Theatre, London. (more...)

World Premiere of ONDINE Set for Cutting Ball TheaterWorld Premiere of ONDINE Set for Cutting Ball Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

Cutting Ball Theater continues its 17th season with the World Premiere of ONDINE by Katharine Sherman. Cutting Ball founding Artistic Director Rob Melrose helms this beautifully tragic dream, featuring Molly Benson, Marilet Martinez, Danielle O'Hare, Kenny Toll, and Jessica Waldman. ONDINE plays February 5 through March 6 (press opening: February 11) at the Cutting Ball Theater in residence at EXIT on Taylor (277 Taylor Street) in San Francisco. For tickets ($10-50) and more information, the public may visit cuttingball.com or call      415-525-1205. (more...)

The Saint Sebastian Player to Continue Season with THE TEMPESTThe Saint Sebastian Player to Continue Season with THE TEMPEST
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

The Saint Sebastian Players (SSP) continue their 35th season with the late Shakespeare work The Tempest. Performances begin during Chicago Theatre Week with a preview February 18 and continue February 19-March 13 at St. Bonaventure, 1625 W. Diversey (enter on Marshfield), Chicago. (more...)

Folger Shakespeare Library's Season Of Wonder Commemorates The 400th Anniversary of The Bard's PassingFolger Shakespeare Library's Season Of Wonder Commemorates The 400th Anniversary of The Bard's Passing
by Michael Dale - Jan 11, 2016

Special performances, a touring exhibit and educational services are all featured in 2016. (more...)

Heidi Kettenring to Make Porchlight Music Theatre Debut in 'APPLAUSE'Heidi Kettenring to Make Porchlight Music Theatre Debut in 'APPLAUSE'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber have announced the second production in the third smash season of Chicago's "lost" musicals in staged concert series, PORCHLIGHT REVISTS...APPLAUSE, featuring book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, music by Charles Strouse and lyrics by Lee Adams, with direction and choreography by Porchlight Artistic Associate Christopher Pazdernik, music direction by Nick Sula. (more...)

Royal Shakespeare Company Sets Winter 2016 Season, Celebrating The Bard's 400th AnniversaryRoyal Shakespeare Company Sets Winter 2016 Season, Celebrating The Bard's 400th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

The RSC brings Shakespeare's 400th anniversary year in Stratford to a close with a powerful programme, matching two major Shakespeare titles with two irreverent Jacobean comedies and a new play from Anders Lustgarten, which plays out across 400 years between Caravaggio's Naples and the housing estates of Bootle. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for West End Transfer of NELL GWYNN, Starring Gemma ArtertonFull Cast Announced for West End Transfer of NELL GWYNN, Starring Gemma Arterton
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

BroadwayWorld is excited to report complete casting for the West End transfer of Jessica Swale's new play NELL GWYNN, directed by Christopher Luscombe. (more...)

Jen Silverman's THE MOORS to Make World Premiere at Yale Rep This Winter; Cast Announced!Jen Silverman's THE MOORS to Make World Premiere at Yale Rep This Winter; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

Yale Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of THE MOORS by Jen Silverman, directed by Jackson Gay, January 29-February 20 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street). Opening Night is Thursday, February 4. (more...)

THE CHOSEN to Run 1/27-2/14 at Playhouse on ParkTHE CHOSEN to Run 1/27-2/14 at Playhouse on Park
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

Playhouse on Park's first Mainstage Series show of 2016 is the award-winning production The Chosen, adapted by Chaim Potok and Aaron Posner. Opening night is January 29. (more...)

Billy Porter, Renee Elise Goldsberry and More to Join Broadway Inspirational Voices in ConcertBilly Porter, Renee Elise Goldsberry and More to Join Broadway Inspirational Voices in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

INSPIRATIONAL BROADWAY -- an evening of Broadway, R&B, Gospel, and Pop classics featuring four of Broadway's brightest lights and an ensemble of uplifting voices -- will debut at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill on February 15, 2016 at 7:30 PM (Doors at 6:00 PM). (more...)

Casts, Creative Teams Announced for Theresa Rebeck & Tanya Saracho Premieres in DenverCasts, Creative Teams Announced for Theresa Rebeck & Tanya Saracho Premieres in Denver
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2015

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) has announced full casting and creative teams for the Theatre Company's world premiere productions of Theresa Rebeck's The Nest and Tanya Saracho's FADE. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Jim Parsons Has Emotional Reading on Next LONG ISLAND MEDIUMVIDEO: Sneak Peek - Jim Parsons Has Emotional Reading on Next LONG ISLAND MEDIUM
by TV News Desk - Dec 29, 2015

Jim Parsons, star of CBS's THE BIG BANG THEORY has an emotional visit to LONG ISLAND MEDIUM's Theresa Caputo on an upcoming episode of the hit TLC series. (more...)

National Theatre CORIOLANUS Jan 8, 2016 & LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES Jan 28, 2016National Theatre CORIOLANUS Jan 8, 2016 & LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES Jan 28, 2016
by BWW News Desk - Dec 24, 2015

National Theatre Live's 2013 broadcast of the Donmar Warehouse's production of Coriolanus returns to select cinemas in HD by popular demand. AAA Northeast at The Playhouse: Live in HD Series will present Shakespeare's searing tragedy of political manipulation and revenge on Friday, January 8, at 6:30 p.m. (more...)

David Tennant-Led HAMLET and More Set for Barbican's 'RSC Shakespeare on Screen' Film SeriesDavid Tennant-Led HAMLET and More Set for Barbican's 'RSC Shakespeare on Screen' Film Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2015

BroadwayWorld is excited to report that London's Barbican Centre has just announced the full lineup for its 'RSC Shakespeare on Screen' film series this January. (more...)

BWW Interview: MST Artistic Director Rebecca Greene Udden Talks Directing TWELFTH NIGHTBWW Interview: MST Artistic Director Rebecca Greene Udden Talks Directing TWELFTH NIGHT
by Katricia Lang - Dec 23, 2015

Main Street Theater (MST) presents William Shakespeare's romantic comedy TWELFTH NIGHT, wherein Duke Orsino gets more love than he bargained for in this tangled romantic comedy. (more...)

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM to Kick Off 2016 at Folger TheatreA MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM to Kick Off 2016 at Folger Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2015

Kicking off Folger Theatre's 2016 commemoration of 400 years of William Shakespeare is one of his most beloved comedies, A Midsummer Night's Dream. On stage from January 26 through March 6, 2016, this hilarious and heartfelt celebration of the follies and foibles of human beings is directed by four-time Helen Hayes Award-winner Aaron Posner. It is performed by an all-star cast, including Holly Twyford as Bottom, Eric Hissom as Oberon, Caroline Stefanie Clay as Titania, and Erin Weaver as a mischievous Puck. Tickets are available online at www.folger.edu/theatre or by calling the Folger Box Office at (202) 544-7077. (more...)

'IN THE NIGHT' World Premiere Cast Set at Gate Theatre'IN THE NIGHT' World Premiere Cast Set at Gate Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2015

Gate Theatre today announces the casting for the world premiere of In The Night Time (Before the Sun Rises). Ben Kidd directs Alex Waldmann as Man and Adelle Leonce as Woman. In The Night Time (Before the Sun Rises) opens at the Gate Theatre on 8th February, with previews from 4th, and runs until the 27th February. (more...)

Wilner, Jordan & Gwon's CAKE OFF Musical Among Lineup for The Old Globe's 2016 New Voices FestivalWilner, Jordan & Gwon's CAKE OFF Musical Among Lineup for The Old Globe's 2016 New Voices Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2015

The Old Globe today announced it will present the Third Annual New Voices Festival, a weekend of readings of new American plays by professional playwrights, January 15 - 17, 2016. (more...)

Phoenix Theatre to Stage Regional Premiere of BUTLERPhoenix Theatre to Stage Regional Premiere of BUTLER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2015

Phoenix Theatre of Indianapolis announces the Regional Premiere of Butler opening January 7, 2016 on the Frank and Katrina Basile Stage. This production runs through February 7, with Dale McFadden serving as director. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Jamie Parker, Noma Dumezweni and Paul Thornley To Star In HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILDPhoto Coverage: Jamie Parker, Noma Dumezweni and Paul Thornley To Star In HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2015

Today, Monday 21 December 2015, the Producers of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child are delighted to announce that Jamie Parker, Noma Dumezweni and Paul Thornley will lead the cast as Harry, Hermione and Ron, which we previously announced here.   (more...)

AS YOU LIKE IT Set for The Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse This JanuaryAS YOU LIKE IT Set for The Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse This January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2015

The Atlanta Shakespeare Company at The Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse presents As You Like It, January 2-31, 2016, directed by Andrew Houchins. (more...)

LES PECHEURS DE PERLES to Return to the Met Stage for the First Time Since 1916LES PECHEURS DE PERLES to Return to the Met Stage for the First Time Since 1916
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2015

A new production of Bizet's LES PÊCHEURS DE PERLES (The Pearl Fishers), a rarity by the composer of Carmen that has not been seen at the Met in nearly a century, opens in a new production this New Year's Eve. (more...)

CoHo to Present New Adaptation of THE YELLOW WALLPAPER This WinterCoHo to Present New Adaptation of THE YELLOW WALLPAPER This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2015

CoHo Productions' 20th Season continues with a new stage adaptation of Charlotte Perkins Gilman's THE YELLOW WALLPAPER, one of the most important American short stories of the 19th century. This world premiere production will integrate expressionistic audio, visual and movement interludes with the haunting literary text. Sue Mach's adaptation, conceived by Grace Carter and directed by Philip Cuomo, features Carter, Chris Harder and Christy Bigelow. The production runs January 13 - February 6, 2016. (more...)

BWW Interview: Brittany Danyel of THE 39 STEPS at OYES TheatreBWW Interview: Brittany Danyel of THE 39 STEPS at OYES Theatre
by Cary Ginell - Dec 18, 2015

Putting on a play or musical is a daunting enough task, but to do it with only a handful of people and no budget, is something only the most passionate (or crazy) individuals can attempt. Brittany Danyel is a little of both - along with her partners-in-crime, the eminently talented Hanna Mitchell and Ezra Eels, Danyel, using the production name 'The 3 Maskateers,' has made an iconic, funny play even more uproarious. Their manic story of Hitchcockian espionage finishes its run this weekend at the OYES Theatre in Ojai and if you like knockabout, frenzied comedy, this is the show for you. (more...)

Two River Theater to Present LIVES OF REASON; Cast AnnouncedTwo River Theater to Present LIVES OF REASON; Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2015

Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, announces the full cast and creative team for its production of Lives of Reason, a world premiere written by Robert Rechnitz and Kenneth Stunkel, directed by Jonathan Fox. Performances will begin in Two River's Marion Huber Theater, 21 Bridge Avenue, on Saturday, January 9 and continue through Sunday, February 7. The opening night performance is Friday, January 15 at 8pm. Tickets are available from 732.345.1400 or tworivertheater.org. The lead production sponsors are Monmouth University and Saker ShopRites. (more...)

Asolo Rep to Stage AH, WILDERNESS! This WinterAsolo Rep to Stage AH, WILDERNESS! This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2015

Asolo Rep continues its 2015-16 season with quintessential American playwright Eugene O'Neill's sentimental comedy AH, WILDERNESS!, directed by Greg Leaming, associate artistic director of Asolo Rep and the director of the FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training. The Tony Award, Pulitzer and Nobel Prize winner's sole comedy previews on Wednesday, January 20 and Thursday, January 21 at 8pm, opens Friday, January 22 at 8pm and runs in rotating repertory through Sunday, April 10 in the Mertz Theatre, located in the FSU Center for the Performing Arts.  (more...)

Adam Pascal, Eden Espinosa, Telly Leung & Jarrod Spector Join INSPIRATIONAL BROADWAY Concert LineupAdam Pascal, Eden Espinosa, Telly Leung & Jarrod Spector Join INSPIRATIONAL BROADWAY Concert Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2015

INSPIRATIONAL BROADWAY - an evening of Broadway, R&B, Gospel, and Pop classics featuring Broadway's brightest lights and an ensemble of uplifting voices - has added special guest stars Adam Pascal, Eden Espinosa, Telly Leung and Jarrod Spector. The concert takes place at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill on February 15, 2016 at 7:30 PM (Doors at 6:00 PM). Michael McElroy and The Broadway Inspirational Voices will be joined by previously-announced performers Billy Porter, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Joshua Henry and Marcus Paul James. The music will be performed with the signature soul and innovative musical arrangements of the Grammy-nominated Broadway Inspirational Voices. This event will help benefit the BIV Outreach Program. Tickets begin at $30, and can be purchased by visiting http://www.bbkingblues.com. (more...)

American Repertory Theater to Stage New Play NICE FISHAmerican Repertory Theater to Stage New Play NICE FISH
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2015

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Director Diane Quinn, is pleased to present the new American play Nice Fish, conceived, written, and adapted by Mark Rylance and Louis Jenkins, and directed by Claire van Kampen. (more...)

BWW Review: Edgy, Gritty AS YOU LIKE IT at Synetic TheaterBWW Review: Edgy, Gritty AS YOU LIKE IT at Synetic Theater
by Andrew White - Dec 15, 2015

A comic bouquet of theatrical fluff that Shakespeare tossed off, as its title suggests, solely to please his audience, Synetic takes the story and gives it the contemporary edge that we've come to know and love. But given its gritty, urban setting and new characters, I strongly advise you re-acquaint yourself with the original plot and then peruse the 'revised' plot offered in the program here. (more...)

Christian Conn and More to Lead Michael Kahn-Helmed THE METROMANIACS at The Old Globe; Cast Set!Christian Conn and More to Lead Michael Kahn-Helmed THE METROMANIACS at The Old Globe; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the West Coast premiere of THE METROMANIACS by supremely clever playwright David Ives (All in the Timing, Time Flies). This uproarious new 'translaptation' of a classic French farce, Alexis Piron's La Metromanie, will be directed by one of America's most renowned stage directors, Michael Kahn, presented in association with Shakespeare Theatre Company. (more...)

Michael Ross to Return to Center Stage as Managing DirectorMichael Ross to Return to Center Stage as Managing Director
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

?Center Stage, Baltimore's premier regional theater, today announced that Michael Ross, its managing director from 2002 to 2008, will return on July 1, 2016 to join the theater's leadership team with Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah. (more...)

Full Cast Set for Arena Stage's D.C. Premiere of THE CITY OF CONVERSATIONFull 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...)

ASC to Present SHAKESPEARE'S BEST BITSASC to Present SHAKESPEARE'S BEST BITS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

Australia's largest independent theatre company the Australian Shakespeare Company (ASC) is thrilled to announce the hilarious hit production Shakespeare's Best Bits. 'Pantaloon-meets-Python slapstick, song, dance and parodies LOADS OF FUN.' - The Age From 18 December 2015 until 12 March 2016, Melbourne's Royal Botanic Gardens will transform into a Shakespearian festival of laughs. Watch a sizzle reel of the show here. (more...)

Official: Jessica Brown Findlay, Vanessa Kirby & More to Join Paul Rhys in UNCLE VANYA at Almeida TheatreOfficial: Jessica Brown Findlay, Vanessa Kirby & More to Join Paul Rhys in UNCLE VANYA at Almeida Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

Jessica Brown Findlay (Sonya), Vanessa Kirby (Elena), Richard Lumsden (Telegin), Hilton McRae (Serebryakov), Tobias Menzies (Astrov) and Ann Queensberry (Nanny) join the previously announced Paul Rhys (Vanya) in Chekhov's Uncle Vanya, a new version created by and directed by Associate Director, Robert Icke, at the Almeida Theatre. Running from 5 February until 26 March 2016, with press night on 12 February, Uncle Vanya is Icke's next production following the critically acclaimed Oresteia, which ran at the Almeida Theatre, transferred to the West End, and recently won him the Evening Standard Award for Best Director. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 12/10/2015 - THE COLOR PURPLE Opens and More!WAKE UP with BWW 12/10/2015 - THE COLOR PURPLE Opens and More!
by Jessica Khan - Dec 10, 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: THE COLOR PURPLE returns to the Great White Way with an all-star cast! (more...)

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