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Written by American playwright Arthur Miller, the show was first staged on September 29, 1955 as a one-act verse drama with A Memory of Two Mondays at the Coronet Theatre on Broadway. The play is set in 1950s America, in an Italian American neighborhood near the Brooklyn Bridge in New York. It employs both a chorus and a narrator (Alfieri). Eddie, the tragic protagonist, has an improper love of, and almost obsession with, Catherine. The 2010 revival starred Liev Schreiber, Scarlett Johansson and Jessica Hecht.

Jessica Hecht and Tony Shalhoub to Read ABOUT ALICE at The New Yorker Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

The New Yorker Festival will present a Theatre for a New Audience production of a reading of the new two-character play About Alice that Calvin Trillin adapted from his memoir about his late wife, the educator Alice Stewart Trillin. About Alice, with Jessica Hecht as Alice and Tony Shalhoub as Calvin and directed by Leonard Foglia, will be heard one night only at the Directors Guild Theatre, 110 West 57th Street, Saturday, October 8, at 7:00pm. (more...)

Breaking News: Danny DeVito Will Make Broadway Debut in THE PRICE; Tickets Go On Sale 9/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) has just announced that Danny DeVito will make his Broadway debut as 'Gregory Solomon' alongside John Turturro as 'Victor Franz,' Tony Shalhoub as 'Walter Franz' and Jessica Hecht as 'Esther Franz' in a new Broadway production of Arthur Miller's The Price, directed by Steppenwolf Theatre Company co-founder, Terry Kinney. (more...)

Photo Flash: Arthur Miller's A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE at the Ahmanson
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Check out some exclusive new stills from Ivo van Hove's award-winning revival of Arthur Miller's A View From the Bridge set to inhabit the Ahmanson Theater this fall. (more...)

Theater, Dates Announced for THE GLASS MENAGERIE, Starring Sally Field
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

Producer Scott Rudin announced today that Lincoln Center Theater has joined the upcoming Broadway production of Tennessee Williams's most cherished play, THE GLASS MENAGERIE, starring two-time Academy Award® winner Sally Field (more...)

Cardboard Citizens Announces Full Details for their Tour of CATHY COME HOME Inspired Production
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Following their one-off theatrical re-staging of Ken Loach's seminal work Cathy Come Home at the Barbican in July of this year, the award-winning theatre company Cardboard Citizens has announced a brand new touring production for October, Cathy, based around similar themes. This year marks the marks the both 50th anniversary of Loach's film and the 25th anniversary of the theatre company who work making theatre with and for homeless people.  (more...)

Third Rail Rep to Screen NT Live's 'BRIDGE', THREEPENNY OPERA and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

A theatre trip to London not in the cards this fall? Then catch the top British productions close to home as Portland's Third Rail Repertory Theatre's (more...)

New Play LUNCH AT AUDREY's Gets NYC Industry Reading
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

An industry reading of the new play Lunch at Audrey's, will take place on September 29th at 3pm at the Linney Theatre at Signature Theatre Company (480 W. 42nd Street). (more...)

BWW Blog: Monica Furman - Food for Thought, Creating Original Work
by Guest Blogger: Monica Furman - Sep 22, 2016

The first two weeks of fall semester were nothing compared to the heavy-hitter that was the third. I found myself (*gasp*) actually having to put in homework hours at the library, at home, and in rehearsal spaces; the semester had finally begun. (more...)

Royal Court Announces Casting for THE CHILDREN by Lucy Kirkwood
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Francesca Annis, Ron Cook and Deborah Findlay have been cast in Lucy Kirkwood's new play The Children which runs in the Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Downstairs 17 November 2016 - 14 January 2017 with Press Night on Thursday 24 November. Directed by James Macdonald. With design by Miriam Buether and lighting design by Peter Mumford. "At our time of life, we simply cannot deal with this shit."  (more...)

L.A. Cast Set for Ivo van Hove's A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE at Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

The Kennedy Center presents the Young Vic Production of A View From the Bridge, the renowned drama by Arthur Miller. The show is directed by Belgian visionary Ivo van Hove, whose lauded production of Antigone was staged at the Eisenhower Theater in the fall of 2015. (more...)

Mauricio Martinez Joins Kansas City Repertory Theatre's EVITA; Jenny Ashman to Step in for Broadway-Bound Mariand Torres
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

Kansas City Repertory Theatre has announced that celebrated Latin American film, television, and music star Mauricio will play the iconic role of Che in the musical Evita, directed by KC Rep Artistic Director Eric Rosen. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights and Behind the Scenes of A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE at the Ahmanson
by Stage Tube - Sep 19, 2016

Ivo van Hove's award-winning revival of Arthur Miller's A View From the Bridge is playing at the Ahmanson Theater now through October 16, 2016. BroadwayWorld gives you a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW Interview: Actress Hope Davis On Thrillers, Escaping To London and David Hare's THE RED BARN
by Marianka Swain - Sep 19, 2016

Acclaimed American actress Hope Davis has starred in numerous independent films and TV dramas, from About Schmidt and American Splendour to In Treatment, The Special Relationship and Wayward Pines. She received a Tony Award nomination for her performance in the original Broadway production of God of Carnage, and next month she returns to the stage in David Hare's new play The Red Barn at the National Theatre, directed by Robert Icke. (more...)

PLENTY, Starring Rachel Weisz, Extends at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

The Public Theater announced today that PLENTY, written by David Hare, will extend two weeks through Sunday, November 20. (more...)

Point Park's REP Professional Theatre to Stage I'M GONNA PRAY FOR YOU SO HARD
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

 The REP Professional Theatre Company presents the Pittsburgh Premiere of Halley Feiffer's I'm Gonna Pray For You So Hard,  the navigation of the complicated divide of father-daughter relationships, as each struggles in one way or another, to make the other proud. (more...)

Cast Complete for LAZARUS, Starring Michael C. Hall, in London
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Ahead of its hugely anticipated European premiere in a brand new 900-seater venue at Kings Cross Theatre, London, full casting for David Bowie and Enda Walsh's Lazarus is announced today. (more...)

BWW Review: Unusual Staging Intensifies Tony Winning A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE
by Don Grigware - Sep 15, 2016

I hate when one acoustical element in a theatrical production prevents me from thoroughly enjoying the play. In A View From the Bridge, the Young Vic production currently at the Ahmanson through October 16, my concern was regarding Frederick Weller playing Eddie Carbone. He's a fine actor, but for some reason, from the very top, his voice was not carrying adequately over the stage to the audience. I could not hear many of his line deliveries in the first several minutes, and I was straining to understand. Perhaps because of the shell-like structure surrounding the actors center stage? Other voices seemed dimmed as well, so this set may have caused the problem. For a while, I thought it was me, that I was going deaf, but after the performance other audience members voiced the same complaint. Other than that, I have mostly good things to report about this piece directed incisively by Ivo van Hove. It comes to LA from Broadway where it won last year's Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play. (more...)

Rose Theatre, Kingston Announces Full Cast for Arthur Miller's Masterpiece, ALL MY SONS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Rose Theatre Kingston today announced the full company for its new production of Arthur Miller's All My Sons. Award-winning Michael Rudman directs David Horovitch as Joe Keller and Penny Downie as Kate Keller with Alex Waldmann (Chris Keller), Grace Carter (Lydia Lubey), Edward Harrison (George Deever), William Meredith (Frank Lubey), Alison Pargeter (Sue Bayliss), David Partridge (Jim Bayliss) and Francesca Zoutewelle (Ann Deever). The production opens on 2 November, with previews from 28 October, and runs until 19 November. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 9/14/2016 - 'BRIDGE' in L.A., THE ROADS TO HOME Off-Broadway!
by Jessica Khan - Sep 14, 2016

Today's big news: Ivo van Hove's A View From the Bridge opens this evening in L.A., the DISASTER! cast celebrates their album release at Barnes & Noble, and THE ROADS TO HOME starts tonight at Primary Stages! (more...)

Tickets On Sale for SCORCHED
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

You can now get your tickets for the world premiere of SCORCHED, an original musical that reimagines what it means to seek a happy ending, debuting October 6-9 at the American Theatre of Actors. (more...)

Daniel Goldstein Will Adapt FAMILY TIES for the Stage; Gets Dayton Premiere in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Leading theater production company The Araca Group today announced plans to bring the classic television series Family Ties to the stage, to be adapted by playwright and recent Kleban Award winner Daniel Goldstein. (more...)

Penguin Rep Closes Season With Award-Winning DANIEL'S HUSBAND
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Penguin Rep Theatre, the award-winning theatre in Stony Point, New York, under the leadership of Artistic Director Joe Brancato and Executive Director Andrew M. Horn, closes its 2016 season with the New York premiere of Daniel's Husband by Michael McKeever from September 23 through October 16, 2016. In Daniel's Husband, Mitchell and Daniel are the ideal couple, everything but married. Mitchell does not believe in marriage; Daniel does. "When their life together takes a shocking and unexpected turn," says Mr. Brancato, who will stage the production at Penguin Rep, "we learn about the power and pain of love in this breathtaking new play." (more...)

Christine Jimenez to Present Art Exhibition at Menier Chocolate Factory
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2016

A watercolour collection of caricatures by Christine Jimenez. This exhibition features the actors from The Entertainer, Funny Girl, Doctor Faustus, The Spoils, A View From the Bridge, Hamlet, Made In Dagenham, The Ruling Class, Kinky Boots, Book of Mormon, Urinetown, Guys and Dolls, Aladdin, Miss Saigon and Les Miserables.?? (more...)

World Premiere of SCORCHED Musical at the American Theatre of Actors
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2016

On Saturday, September 10, you As established - and incredible - shows continue to flourish on Broadway, it can be exciting to witness works while they're still in their emerging forms. Part of the Araca Project, SCORCHED makes its world premiere this October at the American Theatre of Actors.can get your tickets for this fiery new show. (more...)

Rialto Chatter: Allison Janney to Return to Broadway Next Season?
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2016

According to Page Six, Allison Janney will make her return to Broadway next season in the first Broadway revival of Six Degrees of Separation. No director has been announced, but the original director, Jerry Zaks, will be represented on Broadway this season with A Bronx Tale and Hello, Dolly! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind-the-Scenes with Costume Designer of FRANKENSTEIN at DCPA
by Stage Tube - Oct 7, 2016

In Part 4 of 4 on 'Frankenstein,' go behind the scenes with Costume Designer Kevin Copenhaver, whose challenge includes that the two leading actors alternate nightly in the roles of Dr. Frankenstein and his Creature.  Check out the video below! (more...)

Full Cast for RANCHO VIEJO Announced - Mark Blum, Bill Buell and More!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced complete casting for RANCHO VIEJO, the world premiere of a new play by Dan LeFranc (The Big Meal at Playwrights, Sixty Miles to Silver Lake, In the Labyrinth) and directed by three-time Obie Award winner Daniel Aukin (Placebo, This at Playwrights; Fool For Love; Bad Jews; 4000 Miles; [sic]).  Commissioned by Playwrights Horizons, RANCHO VIEJO will be the third production of the theater company's 2016/2017 Season.    (more...)

Hampstead Theatre Announces Casting for WILD HONEY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Hampstead Theatre presents Michael Frayn's Wild Honey, directed by Hampstead's Associate Artist Howard Davies. Geoffrey Streatfeild will make his Hampstead Theatre debut in the role of Platonov. (more...)

New Tragi-Comedy RING TWICE FOR MIRANDA to Premiere at New York City Center Stage II
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

Ring Twice for Miranda, a new play written by Alan Hruska (Laugh It Up, Stare It Down; The Man on Her Mind; New House under Construction) and directed by Rick Lombardo (San Jose Rep Artistic Director from 2008-2014, The Snow Queen, Bill W. and Dr. Bob), will premiere at New York City Center Stage II (131 West 55th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues). (more...)

Ivo van Hove's Epic Shakespeare Adaptation KINGS OF WAR Coming to BAM
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

Acclaimed director Ivo van Hove returns to BAM with Toneelgroep Amsterdam and his second epic Shakespeare adaptation. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of the Reimagined FRANKENSTEIN at DCPA
by Stage Tube - Oct 5, 2016

The U.S. premiere of Nick Dear's adaptation Frankenstein will be directed by Sam Buntrock, returning to the DCPA Theatre Company after directing the 2013 World Premiere of Ed, Downloaded. Buntrock's directing credits include Sunday in the Park with George (Broadway, West End, Menier and 5th Avenue Seattle). The production won 5 Olivier Awards including Outstanding Musical Production and was nominated for 9 Tony Awards including Best Director. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Center Theatre Group Launches Mobile Lottery for 50th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

Center Theatre Group has partnered with TodayTix to launch a Mobile Lottery for the Ahmanson 2016/17 Season. In honor of Center Theatre Group's 50th Anniversary, TodayTix will offer $19.67 lottery tickets all season long at the Ahmanson Theatre to celebrate the year Center Theatre Group was born. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 10/4/2016 - FREAKY FRIDAY, PLENTY, VIETGONE and TICK, TICK...BOOM!
by Jessica Khan - Oct 4, 2016

Today's big news: The new FREAKY FRIDAY musical begins tonight in D.C., PLENTY, starring Rachel Weisz, starts at The Public, VIETGONE begins previews at MTC, TICK, TICK...BOOM! returns Off-Broadway, and CAMELOT, featuring Robert Sean Leonard, launches in Westport! (more...)

David Bowie and Enda Walsh's LAZARUS Begins Rehearsals Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

Rehearsals begin today for the European premiere of David Bowie and Enda Walsh's LAZARUS, ahead of preview performances from Tuesday 25 October in a brand new 900-seater venue at Kings Cross Theatre built specifically for the production. Playing for 13 WEEKS ONLY until Sunday 22 January 2017, LAZARUS will have its official opening night on Tuesday 8 November 2016. (more...)

MET Opera's Richard Bernstein to Perform in Verismo Opera's RIGOLETTO at Bergen Performing Arts Center 10/23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2016

The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera presents Giuseppe Verdi's timeless classic, Rigoletto, replete with beautiful music at the Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC).  Last performed by the company in 2010 at bergenPAC, Verismo Opera performs this important work of the operatic repertoire on Sunday, October 23, 2016, 3:00 p.m., at the theatre, located at 30 North Van Brunt Street, in Englewood, New Jersey U.S.A.   (more...)

Redline Productions Announces 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

After two successful years of operation at the intimate 63-seat Old Fitz Theatre, welcoming more than 32,000 people to 65 different shows, Red Line Productions have planned an even bigger season for 2017. Becoming known as a space which sees actors and creatives making brave and exciting choices and creating high-quality theatre, Red Line Productions has programmed ten main stage plays that will require more fearlessness and honesty from artists and audiences. (more...)

PLENTY, Starring Rachel Weisz, Extends Again at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

The Public Theater has announced a final extension today for the first major New York revival of PLENTY, written by David Hare. Directed by five-time Tony Award nominee David Leveaux, the show began performances on Tuesday, November 4 and was originally extended through Sunday, November 20. It will now run through Thursday, December 1, with an official press opening Sunday, October 23. (more...)

BWW Review: THE RED BARN, National Theatre, 17 October 2016
by Marianka Swain - Oct 18, 2016

It was a dark and stormy night. Two couples are caught in a snowstorm on their way back from a party. Three of them arrive at a remote Connecticut farmhouse. One disappears. There's a definite pleasure in this familiar story, immaculately told in David Hare's adaptation of Georges Simenon's novel La Main. The noir thriller tropes are all in place, from femme fatales and gnawing jealousy to paranoia about what lies beneath. (more...)

Breaking News: Allison Janney & John Benjamin Hickey Will Return to Broadway in SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Producer Stuart Thompson announced today that John Guare's critically acclaimed play Six Degrees of Separation will return to Broadway this spring in a revival starring seven-time Emmy Award winner Allison Janney ('Mom,' The Girl on the Train) as Ouisa and Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey (The Normal Heart, 'Manhattan') as Flan. Trip Cullman (Significant Other, Punk Rock) will direct the production, which is set to open at the Barrymore Theatre in April 2017 and will run for 15 weeks only. (more...)

BREAKING: Stage Play Based on Iconic Board Game CLUE to Bow in 2017; Hunter Foster to Direct
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

Leading Broadway producing company The Araca Group and Hasbro Inc. today announced plans to bring the classic Hasbro game CLUE to the stage.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of Playwrights Horizons' RANCHO VIEJO
by Jennifer Broski - Oct 11, 2016

Playwrights Horizons will soon presnt Rancho Viejo, the world premiere of a new play by Dan LeFranc (The Big Meal at Playwrights, Sixty Miles to Silver Lake, In the Labyrinth) and directed by three-time Obie Award winner Daniel Aukin (Placebo, This at Playwrights; Fool For Love; Bad Jews; 4000 Miles; [sic]). Commissioned by Playwrights Horizons, Rancho Viejo will be the third production of the theater company's 2016/2017 Season. (more...)

The Araca Project Presents ACROSS THE PARK
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

Announcing the world premiere Equity showcase production of ACROSS THE PARK, October 27-29 at the American Theatre of Actors. (more...)

Broadway's Santino Fontana Boards Indie Rom-Com GALILEO
by Movies News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

According to Deadline, Broadway's Santino Fontana and Dania Ramirez have signed on to star in director Jay Silverman's upcoming indie romantic comedy GALILEO. (more...)

North Bay Stage Company Dials Up Thriller DIAL M FOR MURDER at Luther Burbank Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

North Bay Company (NBSC), kicks off its 2016-17 season with Frederick Knott's murder mystery masterpiece, Dial 'M' for Murder. The production will be performed in the company's intimate and audience-friendly home in the East Auditorium at LBC, running Oct 21-Nov 6, 2016. John Faulkner directs the production, Dial 'M' for Murder and is presented through special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. Cast includes: Michael Walraven, Jesse Bell, Tom McIntyre, Paul Menconi, and Jeffrey Schmidt. (more...)

BWW Interview: Stage and TV Star BARRETT FOA to Perform in Cabaret Special Event Next Weekend
by Don Grigware - Oct 10, 2016

Stage and TV star Barrett Foa will be performing Sunday October 16 at Catalina Jazz Club in Right This Way, Your Table's Waiting, a part of the special event CABARET is alive and well and living in LOS ANGELES, directed by David Galligan. What are you going to be performing in the benefit? (more...)

LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES Finds Full Broadway Company for Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Full casting has been announced for the Donmar Warehouse production of Christopher Hampton's Les Liaisons Dangereuses, starring Tony Award winners Janet McTeer and Liev Schreiber, directed by the Donmar's Artistic Director Josie Rourke. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

The National Theatre production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, the Tony Award-winning new play by Simon Stephens, adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel, has just revealed casting for its North American tour. (more...)

MAN IN THE RING to Make World Premiere at the Court Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Court Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, presents the World Premiere of Man in the Ring by Michael Cristofer, directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell. (more...)

Cal Rep Opens 2016-2017 Season with Arthur Miller's A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

California Repertory Company (Cal Rep) at California State University, Long Beach announces the opening of its 2016-2017 season with Arthur Miller's A View From the Bridge, directed by CSULB alumnus Jeff Paul. The Broadway production of A View From the Bridge recently received the 2016 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play. Cal Rep's staging of this timeless classic runs September 23-October 8 in the recently renovated University Theatre. This intense examination of human nature - the dangers of obsessive jealousy, xenophobia, and homophobia verses the inherent instinct for survival - was a powerful comment on current events when it was written in 1955, and resonates still. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Love, lust, ex-wives, and transgender role confusion collide in this zany musical comedy making its world premiere at Empire Stage in Fort Lauderdale. Mel Schwartz Sleeps With Mae West is the story of a homophobic senior citizen living in Miami Beach in 1981 who is stunned to discover that his beautiful mistress of the past five years used to be a man! (more...)

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