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Based on characters created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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European Premiere of LAST OF THE BOYS by Steven Dietz Comes to Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

Sarah Stribley Productions and Anna Haigh Productions in association with Alchemist Theatricals present the European premiere of LAST OF THE BOYS by Steven Dietz. Directed by John Haidar and designed by Max Dorey with lighting design by Christopher Nairne and sound design by Max Perryment, the production plays Southwark Playhouse Wednesday 11 May - Saturday 4 June 2016. (more...)

Aquila Theatre to Stage Female-Led ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

Aquila Theatre presents a reimagined adaptation of Adventures of Sherlock Holmes which places a female in the signature role of Sherlock Holmes! Performances will be held at Queens Theatre in Corona Queens and The GK ArtsCenter in DUMBO. (more...)

East Lynne's Announces Radio Shows, One-Acts for March
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

?Why did a man in Pennsylvania create The Red-Headed League in London?  Who is the person behind "The Voice" stealing millions in Manhattan?  What organization is considered the first modern American theater company?       (more...)

The Trial Begins... Meet the Full Cast of THE CRUCIBLE, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Mar 31, 2016

The Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's The Crucible, starring Oscar nominee Saoirse Ronan, opens tonight, March 31, at the Walter Kerr Theatre, 219 West 48 Street. Scroll down to learn more about the full company! (more...)

Full Cast Announced For RICHARD II at House of Commons and Arcola Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Mar 31, 2016

Full casting has been announced for RICHARD II at the House of Commons and Arcola Theatre. Jack Gamble and Quentin Beroud's production relocates the action to 21st-century Westminster, where it opens on the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death. This is the first ever performance of a Shakespeare play in the Palace of Westminster, with only 100 tickets available for the one-off performance on St George's Day (April 23). (more...)

Abby Books Launches Movie Poster Books Webstore
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

Abby Books, publisher of more than 40 movie poster books starring Hollywood's legendary and iconic film stars, has opened an exclusive webstore to market its unique product line. Founded in 2014, Abby Books' popular full-color movie poster books feature such stars as Julie Andrews, Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Charlie Chaplin, Sean Connery, Joan Crawford, Bette Davis, Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis, Kirk Douglas, Harrison Ford, Judy Garland, Cary Grant, Audrey Hepburn, William Holden, Rock Hudson, Veronica Lake, Laurel & Hardy, Jerry Lewis, Marx Brothers, Marilyn Monroe, Paul Newman, Sidney Poitier, Elvis Presley, Randolph Scott, James Stewart, Elizabeth Taylor, Shirley Temple and John Wayne. The Indiana-based publisher also offers movie poster books on the films of famous private detectives, Sherlock Holmes and Charlie Chan, and great silent film western stars, as well as on such genres as silent films, sound westerns of 1930-1935, and film noir of the early 1940s. Each book is printed on 8 x 10 white paper. Page lengths and quantity of movie posters included vary by book. Authors of most of the series of books are Greg and Jake Lenburg. Greg Lenburg is best known for the best-selling book, The Three Stooges Scrapbook-Updated Edition. He is also Abby Books' founder. Jake Lenburg is author of the Great Silent Comedians Movie Poster Book, Charlie Chaplin Movie Poster Book, Great Silent Comedians Poster Art Book and Great Silent Comedians Movie Poster Book - Revised Edition. Abby Books new webstore is at www.classicmovieposterbooks.com. (more...)

The Friday 5: BASKERVILLE's Cantrell and Williams
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 30, 2016

Today, in a preview of what's to come on the Scottish moors (where mayhem and hijinks reportedly ensue), Brett Cantrell and Evan Taylor Williams take their places in The Friday 5 spotlight, giving us some insight into their theatrical lives and sharing why they think Baskerville is a perfect show for you. But, be forewarned: the altogether too-brief run is close to selling out, so securing your reservations for the rollicking mystery should be at the top of your "to-do" list. (more...)

North Coast Repertory Theatre to Present WAY DOWNRIVER
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

A flood of Biblical proportions on the mighty Mississippi provides the dramatic backdrop to this gripping, edge-of-your-seat adventure. Adapted by Edward Morgan from the William Faulkner short story, 'Old Man,' WAY DOWNRIVER reveals an unlikely pair of souls who are bound together by the forces of nature. With honesty and humor, they struggle to overcome their fears and prejudice in order to survive their harrowing experience. You won't want to miss this exciting West Coast premiere. (more...)

Nashville's Theater Calendar 3/28/16
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 28, 2016

Sometimes it seems there is so much theater happening that it's difficult to keep track of it all. From personal experience, despite all the datebooks, smart phones, tablets, desktop computers and laptops...it's hard to keep everything straight in this wacky business of the show. (more...)

Scoop: ELEMENTARY on CBS - Sunday, April 17, 2016
by TV Scoop - Mar 28, 2016

Get all the scoop on ELEMENTARY, airing on CBS on Sunday, April 17, 2016! (more...)

Scoop: ELEMENTARY on CBS - Sunday, April 10, 2016
by TV Scoop - Mar 24, 2016

Get all the scoop on ELEMENTARY, airing on CBS on Sunday, April 10, 2016! (more...)

Scoop: ELEMENTARY on CBS - Sunday, April 10, 2016
by TV Scoop - Mar 24, 2016

Get all the scoop on ELEMENTARY, airing on CBS on Sunday, April 10, 2016! (more...)

Arizona Theatre Company Announces 50th Anniversary Season - RING OF FIRE, ACT OF GOD and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2016

Arizona Theatre Company's 50th anniversary season promises to be its most ambitious ever with a six-show mainstage lineup of the finest contemporary and classic American theatre.  The lineup ranges from the just-closed acclaimed Broadway hits King Charles III and An Act of God, by 13-time Emmy-winning writer and producer of The Daily Show With John Stewart; to the Johnny Cash musical Ring of Fire and an epic revival of the beloved musical about family, faith and tradition, Fiddler on The Roof.  (more...)

BWW Review: THE HEIRESS Inherits the EPAC Stage
by Marakay Rogers - Mar 21, 2016

A classic Henry James novel became a classic Broadway drama, now on stage at EPAC. (more...)

Nashville's Theater Calendar 3/21/16: Spring is Here!
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 21, 2016

Sometimes it seems there is so much theater happening that it's difficult to keep track of it all. From personal experience, despite all the datebooks, smart phones, tablets, desktop computers and laptops...it's hard to keep everything straight in this wacky business of the show. (more...)

Cleveland Play House Reveals 2016-2017 Season
by Louisa Brady - Mar 20, 2016

After a landmark year which yielded an unprecedented Centennial Season and the coveted Regional Theatre Tony Award®, Cleveland Play House (CPH) is following up on the heels of the past year's success with a dynamic, stimulating and engaging 2016-17 Season.  CPH staff, led by Artistic Director Laura Kepley, announced the titles of the new season today on the Allen Theatre stage to a full house.  The theme of this season is "moving forward" and audiences will have plenty to look forward to with a season that encompasses history, mystery, comedy, drama and even a brand new Disney musical.  CPH's 101st Season would not be possible without CPH's generous sponsors, donors, patrons, and community partners. (more...)

Onomatopoeia Theatre Company Presents Arsene Lupin VS Sherlock Holmes This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2016

The Onomatopoeia Theatre Company presents Arsene Lupin VS Sherlock Holmes based on characters created by Maurice Leblanc & Sir Arthur Conan Doyle adapted by Thomas R. Gordon: The Mystery of the Fair Haired Lady. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWBooksWorld.com for 3/13/2016 - 3/20/2016
by BWW - Mar 20, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWBooksWorld.com from 3/13/2016 - 3/20/2016. (more...)

Malcolm Sinclair and Chris Peluso Join SHOW BOAT - Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

Malcolm Sinclair (Capt. Andy Hawks) and Chris Peluso (Gaylord Ravenal) will join original Sheffield cast members Gina Beck (Magnolia Hawks), Lucy Briers (Parthy Ann Hawks), Rebecca Trehearn (Julia La Verne), Emmanuel Kojo(Joe), Sandra Marvin (Queenie), Alex Young (Ellie May Chipley) and Danny Collins (Frank Schultz) in the West End cast of Daniel Evans' five star production of Show Boat. (more...)

THE SWEET POTATO QUEENS Musical Begins Tonight at TUTS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

TUTS Underground presents the world premiere of THE SWEET POTATO QUEENS, beginning tonight, March 17, in Houston. (more...)

Cast Announced for Improbable's OPENING SKINNER'S BOX
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

Rehearsals start this week for Opening Skinner's Box, a new production adapted by Improbable and marking 20 years since the company's inception. Directed by Phelim McDermott and Lee Simpson, co-founders of Improbable, this production will play at Northern Stage, West Yorkshire Playhouse and the Bristol Old Vic. Previewing from 22 April at Northern Stage. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre to Present SONGS FROM THE WEST AND BEYOND Benefit Concert
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

Rubicon Theatre Company has announced a benefit concert this Sunday, March 20 at 7:30 p.m. called SONGS FROM THE WEST AND BEYOND, which will feature Nashville based singer/songwriters SYLVIE DAVIDSON and TREVOR WHEETMAN (currently appearing in the cast of Rubicon's acclaimed American premiere production of THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE). (more...)

War Vet and Actor Richard Chaves to Star in Aquila Theatre's PHILOCTETES
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

Aquila Theatre, one of the foremost producers of classical theater in the United States, has announced casting for its upcoming New York City production of Sophocles' PHILOCTETES. (more...)

Maggie Lacey and John Douglas Thompson to Lead A DOLL'S HOUSE and THE FATHER Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

Theatre for a New Audience has announced complete casting for A DOLL'S HOUSE, in an adaptation by Thornton Wilder not seen in New York since its Broadway premiere in 1937, and August Strindberg's THE FATHER, in a new version by Scottish author David Greig (Strindberg's Creditors at BAM) commissioned by Theatre for a New Audience. (more...)

McCarter Theatre Center to Host Relaxed Sing Along Version of THE MUPPET MOVIE, 4/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

In honor of World Autism Awareness Day 2016, McCarter Theatre Center will present a special relaxed performance of Heather Henson's Sing Along with The Muppet Movie on Saturday, April 2nd at 2:00 p.m. on the Matthews Stage. (more...)

Christian Coulson and Victoria Frings to Lead CONSTELLATIONS at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

The Old Globe just announced the complete cast and creative team of its production of Nick Payne's Broadway hit play CONSTELLATIONS, arriving April 9, directed by the Globe's own Richard Seer. BroadwayWorld is excited to report that Christian Coulson and Victoria Frings will star in the two-person play. (more...)

Nashville's Theater Calendar 3/14/16
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 14, 2016

Sometimes it seems there is so much theater happening that it's difficult to keep track of it all. From personal experience, despite all the notebooks, datebooks, smart phones, tablets, desktop computers and laptops...it's hard to keep everything straight in this wacky business of the show. (more...)

East Lynne Theater Company to Host Radio Production, Staged Readings This Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

Why did a man in Pennsylvania create The Red-Headed League in London?  Who is the person behind "The Voice" stealing millions in Manhattan?  What organization is considered the first modern American theater company?       (more...)

New Book Shares True Story of Arthur Conan Doyle and the Paranormal
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

A new book documenting the extraordinary true story of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's belief in spirits is released by publisher Life Is Amazing this month to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the creator of Sherlock Holmes going public about his interest in the paranormal. 'Conan Doyle and the Mysterious World of Light, 1887-1920' written by Matt Wingett traces the author's story from his earliest psychic experiments while working as a young doctor in Southsea, Portsmouth, to his dedication of the final decade of his life to Spiritualist missionary work, during which he became world leader of the Spiritualist movement. 'The new tv series, Houdini & Doyle, is great fiction,' says author Matt Wingett, 'but the truth in the book is far stranger - and more moving.' The book, the first of three on the subject projected by Life Is Amazing, reveals how Conan Doyle was fascinated by psychic phenomena throughout his life. He declared himself a Spiritualist as early as 1887, but didn't fully commit to the religion at this time. In the following years, he founded the Hampshire Psychical Society, investigated poltergeist activity, attended séances and was approached to join the mystical cult The Golden Dawn, of which 'the wickedest man in the world' Aleister Crowley was a member. Though Conan Doyle eventually declined this offer, he continued his psychic investigations. In 1916, after a series of inexplicable psychic events, Conan Doyle finally became convinced of the 'undeniable truth' of Spiritualism and began his missionary phase. 'Sir Arthur Conan Doyle travelled the country tirelessly, addressing hundreds of thousands of people,' says author Matt Wingett. 'He believed that Spiritualism was a new revelation, sent by God to console the bereaved who were experiencing the terrible grief that swept Europe during World War One. He published books on the subject and because of his great fame, caused deep controversy in the Church, in the Press and among scientists.' His dedication to the cause reached new heights after the death of his son Kingsley in 1918, whose spirit Conan Doyle was convinced spoke to him at a séance in Southsea in 1919. 'That was the moment he lost his objectivity,' says Matt Wingett. 'It left him open to hoaxers and frauds.' Though Harry Houdini later became good friends with Doyle, in the period the book covers, Conan Doyle would have been aware of the controversy around the great escapologist. 'Houdini started out as a fake medium,' says Matt Wingett. 'His fake séances were so convincing that many were adamant he must have real psychic powers. Think of the mystique of Derren Brown today. Their friendship was a double-edged sword to Conan Doyle, who sought to prove to Houdini that though he had faked some spiritual phenomena, not all such phenomena were fake.' 'Conan Doyle and the Mysterious World of Light, 1887-1920,' is published by Life Is Amazing on 11th March, 100 years from the date of publication of Conan Doyle's letter that commenced his Spiritualist missionary phase. It is available direct from the publisher at www.lifeisamazing.co.uk, Waterstone's and through Amazon. The hardback is £25, paperback £12.99 Further Press contacts: Matt Wingett, matt@lifeisamazing.co.uk (more...)

Peter Kater and Tina Guo's 'Inner Passion' Hitst #4 on Billboard New Age Chart
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2016

Enthusiastic audiences and brisk CD sales surrounding the INNER PASSION Record Release Tour boosted first-time collaborators Peter Kater and Tina Guo into the #4 spot this week on the Billboard New Age Chart (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Agatha Christie's THE MOUSETRAP at McCarter Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2016

Mayhem and suspicion abound with McCarter Theatre's new production of Agatha Christie's seminal thriller THE MOUSETRAP, directed by Adam Immerwahr. The production runs now through March 27 on the Matthews Stage. The ensemble features Jessica Bedford, Richard Gallagher, Adam Green, Graeme Malcolm, Andy Phelan, Thom Sesma, Sandra Shipley, and Emily Young. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Gaslight Stages Regional Premiere of Ludwig's BASKERVILLE, 3/31
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 10, 2016

The regional premiere of Ken Ludwig's comedic take on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Hound of The Baskerville - Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery - continues the 16th anniversary season of Dickson's Gaslight Dinner Theatre as the company's 74th show debuts March 31, running through April 9 (more...)

Critic's Choice: People to See, Shows to Do
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 7, 2016

Shows are opening, shows are closing and Fiddler on the Roof is back onstage for Actors Pointe Theatre Company while Tom Sawyer takes a bow at Springhouse Theatre in Smyrna! Obviously, the 2016 theater season continues to reveal itself at a breakneck pace, giving audiences a veritable buffet of offerings from which to choose. (more...)

Leonard Nimoy's VINCENT Opens Tonight at the Theatre at St. Clement's
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

VINCENT, Leonard Nimoy's play about artist Vincent van Gogh, will have its Off-Broadway premiere from April 1 through June 5 at the Theatre at St. Clement's, 423 W 46th Street. Opening night is tonight, April 7 at 7pm. (more...)

Ian McKellen Backs Out of $1.4 Million Memoir Advance
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

According to reports, Oscar-nominated actor, Ian McKellen, has backed out of a book deal with UK publisher Hodder & Stoughton, which was worth approximately $1.4 million.   (more...)

Jack Laskey, Geraldine James & More to Star in LAWRENCE AFTER ARABIA at Hampstead Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

Hampstead Theatre presents the world premiere of Howard Brenton's Lawrence after Arabia, commissioned to mark the centenary of the start of the Arab revolt, which previews from 28 April. Directed by John Dove, the full cast features Sam Alexander, William Chubb, Geraldine James, Khalid Laith, Jack Laskey, Rosalind March and Jeff Rawle. (more...)

Nashville's Theater Calendar 4/4/16
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 4, 2016

Sometimes it seems there is so much theater happening that it's difficult to keep track of it all. From personal experience, despite all the datebooks, smart phones, tablets, desktop computers and laptops...it's hard to keep everything straight in this wacky business of the show. (more...)

NY Times Best-selling Author Laurie R. King, Releases New Book in 'Mary Russell-Sherlock Holmes' Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

NY Times Best-selling author, Laurie R. King has released a new book in the Mary Russell-Sherlock Holmes series called 'The Murder of Mary Russell: A novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes.' (more...)

BWW Interview: Fort Worth's JFK, the World of Contemporary Opera and American Lyric Theater's Lawrence Edelson
by Richard Sasanow - Apr 15, 2016

The premiere of JFK in Fort Worth on April 23 is a big step forward for composer David T. Little and librettist Royce Vavrek--who made a splash in contemporary opera circles with their post-apocalyptic DOG DAYS--as their first 'grand' opera. It's also a major leap for American Lyric Theater (ALT), and its founder and artistic director, Lawrence Edelson, which co-commissioned the work with the Fort Worth Opera. (more...)

McCarter Theatre Center's 2016-17 Season to Feature DISGRACED, INTIMATE APPAREL & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

McCarter Theatre Center Artistic Director and Resident Playwright Emily Mann is pleased to announce the lineup for the upcoming 2016-2017 Theater Series. (more...)

THE ODD COUPLE, SWEENEY TODD and More Set for Germantown Community Theatre's 45th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

Germantown Community Theatre has announced the slate of productions for their 2016-2017 season. This marks the 45th season of shows the theatre has produced from their home in Germantown, TN. The season blends music, theatre for youth, classic literature and raucous fun.  (more...)

Tina Chilip, James Saito, Jon Norman Schneider and More Set for TOKYO FISH STORY at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

BroadwayWorld is excited to report the complete cast and creative team of Kimber Lee's beautiful drama tokyo fish story, directed by May Adrales, coming to The Old Globe this spring. (more...)

A Portable Theatre to Present A PICASSO
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

During World War Two, the Germans had a dual interest in art. One the one hand, they openly seized classic masterpieces from their rightful owners (some of which are just being recovered by the families today), and on the other hand they discouraged and may have destroyed works of modern art, which they labeled as 'degenerate.' (more...)

Zoe Tapper, Todd Boyce & More to Star in LAST OF THE BOYS at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

Sarah Stribley Productions and Anna Haigh Productions in association with Alchemist Theatricals present the European premiere of LAST OF THE BOYS by Steven Dietz. Directed by John Haidar, the production will run  11 May - Saturday 4 June 2016 with a press night on  Friday, 13 May 2016 at 8pm. (more...)

Scoop: ELEMENTARY on CBS - Sunday, May 1, 2016
by TV Scoop - Apr 11, 2016

Get all the scoop on ELEMENTARY, airing on CBS on Sunday, May 1, 2016! (more...)

VIDEO: Watch First Teaser Trailer for FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM
by Movies News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

Eddie Redmayne stopped by last night's MTV MOVIE AWARDS to present the teaser trailer for Warner Bros' FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM, set for worldwide release in 2D and 3D in select theatres and IMAX on November 18th (more...)

McCarter Theatre to End 2015-16 Season with World Premiere of ALL THE DAYS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

If it's not one thing, it's your mother. McCarter Theatre Center is proud to present the World Premiere of Sharyn Rothstein's ALL THE DAYS, a blend of drama and comedy about the hectic history among eccentric mother, her grown daughter, and extended family. (more...)

Syracuse Stage and SU Drama to Stage MARY POPPINS This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

A beloved family musical brightens the holiday season as Syracuse Stage and the Syracuse University Department of Drama combine to present MARY POPPINS, November 26 through December 31, 2016. (more...)

BWW Review: Gaslight's BASKERVILLE is A Yawn
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 1, 2016

Ken Ludwig created one of theater's best-loved and critically acclaimed farces with Lend Me A Tenor, then updated the book of one of musical theater's most revered Gershwin titles (Girl Crazy) with the long-running and equally beloved Crazy For You. Since those two mega-hits, however, he's been less successful (although, inarguably, he's kept busy churning out scripts and cashing royalty checks) and perhaps no new script has proved that point more than Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery. (more...)

Seattle Rep Installs Induction Hearing Loops
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

With great excitement, Seattle Repertory Theatre today announced the installation of induction hearing loops in both its Bagley Wright and Leo K. Theatres, as well as throughout the theatre's lobby, significantly enhancing the listening experience for theatre patrons with hearing loss. Induction loop technology is prevalent in theatres and opera houses throughout the UK and Scandinavia, but widespread use in the United States has only started in recent years. To date, Seattle Rep is one of only three institutions in the greater Seattle area to install this high performance, user-friendly assistive listening system for those who are hard of hearing. (more...)

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