NY Gilbert & Sullivan to Present IOLANTHE at NYU Skirball, 11/7-8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2015

The New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players, America's preeminent professional Gilbert & Sullivan repertory company, kicks off its 41st season with the political fairytale Iolanthe (November 7 & 8) at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place). The seventh collaboration between Gilbert and Sullivan, Iolanthe is certainly not politics as usual! The Affairs of State in fairyland take center stage and the tasty tunes take wing along with the non-stop hilarity. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: MARIE ANTOINETTE Sheds Light on Royal Pain
by Jan Nargi - Sep 18, 2012

A.R.T.'s world premiere of David Adjmi's dark comedy 'Marie Antoinette' explores the complex woman beneath the myth while drawing parallels between the infamously over-privileged French monarchy and America's 1% (more...)

'Edward II' by Marlowe to Premiere at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2008

Edward II, by Christopher Marlowe, directed and adapted by Sean Graney will premiere Upstairs at Chicago Shakespeare Theater October 1 - November 9, 2008. (more...)

Brave Spirits Theater to Present HENRI IV
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2015

Brave Spirits Theater, the Washington DC Metropolitan area's premiere producer of little-known early modern plays, is proud to announce an (almost) entirely re-gendered production of both parts of Shakespeare's classic coming-of-age saga, Henry the Fourth. (more...)

Review Roundup: WAR OF THE ROSES, Rose Theatre Kingston
by Review Roundups - Oct 5, 2015

Rose Theatre Kingston presents THE WARS OF THE ROSES, which opened on 16 September and runs through 31 October 2015. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Angela Lansbury Honored at Bucks County Playhouse
by Stage Tube - Oct 29, 2013

Angela Lansbury was first the first inductee into Bucks County Playhouse Hall of Fame in New Hope, Pennsylvania, where she first appeared on an American stage. (more...)

Tyne Daly, Christine Ebersole & More to Perform at Angela Lansbury's Induction into Bucks County Playhouse Alumni Hall of Fame, 10/28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2013

Tony winners Tyne Daly and Christine Ebersole will be joined by Tony nominee Hunter Foster, Justin Guarini, Lauren Molina and Nick Cearley in special vocal performances honoring Ms. Lansbury. Theatrical veterans and Tony winners Boyd Gaines and Alfred Uhry, both who worked with Ms. Lansbury on the 2013 Australian Tour of Driving Miss Daisy, will join as special guests. (more...)

New York Gilbert & Sullivan Announce IOLANTHE Cast
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2015

The New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players, America's preeminent professional Gilbert & Sullivan repertory company, kicks off its 41st season with the political fairytale Iolanthe (November 7 & 8) at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place). The seventh collaboration between Gilbert and Sullivan, Iolanthe is certainly not politics as usual! The Affairs of State in fairyland take center stage and the tasty tunes take wing along with the non-stop hilarity. (more...)

Photo Flash: Parker Posey Guest Stars in Upcoming Episode of THE GOOD WIFE
by TV News Desk - Oct 14, 2011

In an upcoming episode of CBS' THE GOOD WIFE entitled 'Affairs of State', Eli (Alan Cumming) is approached by his ex-wife (guest star Parker Posey) to vet her for a possible political campaign, on THE GOOD WIFE, Sunday, Oct. 30 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

NYGASP Sets Full Cast for Gilbert & Sullivan's IOLANTHE, Running This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2015

The New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players, America's preeminent professional Gilbert & Sullivan repertory company, kicks off its 41st season with the political fairytale IOLANTHE (November 7 & 8) at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place). The seventh collaboration between Gilbert and Sullivan, IOLANTHE is certainly not politics as usual! The Affairs of State in fairyland take center stage and the tasty tunes take wing along with the non-stop hilarity. (more...)

WOLF HALL Mini-Series, Starring Tony-Winner Mark Rylance, Officially Headed to PBS in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2013

The New York Times has confirmed earlier reports that Hilary mantel's novels WOLF HALL and BRING UP THE BODIES are being adapted as a six-part television drama for PBS' 'Masterpiece' and will star Tony and Olivier-winner Mark Rylance as Thomas Cromwell. (more...)

NYGASP Presents Gilbert & Sullivan's IOLANTHE This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2015

The New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players, America's preeminent professional Gilbert & Sullivan repertory company, kicks off its 41st season with the political fairytale IOLANTHE (this weekend, November 7 & 8) at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place). The seventh collaboration between Gilbert and Sullivan, IOLANTHE is certainly not politics as usual! The Affairs of State in fairyland take center stage and the tasty tunes take wing along with the non-stop hilarity. (more...)

NY Gilbert & Sullivan to Present IOLANTHE at NYU Skirball, 11/7-8
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

The New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players, America's preeminent professional Gilbert & Sullivan repertory company, kicks off its 41st season with the political fairytale Iolanthe (November 7 & 8) at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place). The seventh collaboration between Gilbert and Sullivan, Iolanthe is certainly not politics as usual! The Affairs of State in fairyland take center stage and the tasty tunes take wing along with the non-stop hilarity. (more...)

Don Levin's Historical Fiction KNIGHT'S CODE is Released
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2013

In “Knight's Code” (published by AuthorHouse), Don Levin looks back at history and wonders what might have happened outside of the public's view, as well as what hidden factors motivated major historical moments. (more...)

FIDDLER and KING AND I Designer Michael Yeargan Among 2016 TDF/Irene Sharaff Honorees
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Legendary scenic and costume designer, MICHAEL YEARGAN (currently represented on Broadway with Fiddler on the Roof and The King and I), and costume designer SUSAN TSU are among the 2016 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards recipients. The awards will be presented at a ceremony on Friday, May 20, at 6:30pm, at the Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street). (more...)

Mark Rylance to Star as 'Thomas Cromwell' in BBC's WOLF HALL Mini-Series Adaptation
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2013

According to the Daily Mail, Mark Rylance will star as Thomas Cromwell, Henry VIII's chief minister, in a six-part BBC mini-series adaptation of Hilary Mantel's popular novels Wolf Hall and Bring Up The Bodies. (more...)

Michael Yeargan and Susan Tsu Among 2016 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

Legendary scenic and costume designer, MICHAEL YEARGAN (currently represented on Broadway with Fiddler on the Roof and The King and I), and costume designer SUSAN TSU are among the 2016 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards recipients. The awards will be presented at a ceremony on Friday, May 20, at 6:30pm, at the Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street).  Ms. Tsu was selected to receive the 2016 TDF/Irene Sharaff Lifetime Achievement Award for costume design and Mr. Yeargan will receive the Robert L.B. Tobin Award for Sustained Excellence in Theatrical Design. The awards are presented through Theatre Development Fund's Costume Collection. (more...)

Martin Sheen, Mischa Barton Set for KAT KRAMER'S FILMS THAT CHANGE THE WORLD
by Movies News Desk - Mar 30, 2015

Martin Sheen and Mischa Barton, stars of the film, Bhopal: A Prayer For Rain, will be among the participants kicking off the Seventh Annual Kat Kramer's Films That Change The World cinema series highlighting socially significant films, (more...)

Independent Shakespeare Co. to Kick Off Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival with TWELFTH NIGHT, 6/26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2014

This summer, Shakespeare's delightful and romantic comedy is given a Downton Abbey-twist with elegant and sumptuous costumes and the ringing sounds of the early twentieth-century music hall as Independent Shakespeare Co. presents Shakespeare's TWELFTH NIGHT or What You Will, directed by Independent Shakespeare Co.'s Artistic Director Melissa Chalsma. (more...)

MISS SAIGON Star Ima Castro Lends Voice to SACRIFICE Musical Coming to West End
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2010

The SACRIFICE creative team has emerged from a London recording studio with a series of new demo mixes starring Ima Castro. These recordings are used to assist in the development of the musical. (more...)

Independent Shakespeare Co. Presents TWELFTH NIGHT OR WHAT YOU WILL, Now Through 8/31
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

This summer, Shakespeare's delightful and romantic comedy is given a Downton Abbey-twist with elegant and sumptuous costumes and the ringing sounds of the early twentieth-century music hall as Independent Shakespeare Co. presents Shakespeare's TWELFTH NIGHT or What You Will, directed by Independent Shakespeare Co.'s Artistic Director Melissa Chalsma. (more...)

Independent Shakespeare Co. Kicks Off Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival with TWELFTH NIGHT Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

This summer, Shakespeare's delightful and romantic comedy is given a Downton Abbey-twist with elegant and sumptuous costumes and the ringing sounds of the early twentieth-century music hall as Independent Shakespeare Co. presents Shakespeare's TWELFTH NIGHT or What You Will, directed by Independent Shakespeare Co.'s Artistic Director Melissa Chalsma. (more...)

ISC Releases a Video Preview of This Year's Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival
by Ellen Dostal - Jun 18, 2014

This summer, Shakespeare's delightful and romantic comedy is given a Downton Abbey-twist with elegant and sumptuous costumes and the ringing sounds of the early twentieth-century music hall as Independent Shakespeare Co. presents Shakespeare's Twelfth Night or What You Will, directed by ISC's artistic director Melissa Chalsma. (more...)

Ima Castro Returns to the Recording Studio wutg Miguel Diaz for More SACRIFICE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2010

Following the successful recording session in May 2010, Ima Castro joined with Miguel Diaz to record some new songs from the Sacrifice creative team. (more...)

Mary, Queen of Scots is Presented at the National Museum of Scotland
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2013

A major exhibition on the life of Mary, Queen of Scots opens tomorrow at the National Museum of Scotland. The exhibition, showing only in Edinburgh, will explore the myth and reality that surround one of the most enigmatic and romanticised figures in Scottish history through a unique gathering of paintings, jewellery, textiles, furniture, drawings, maps and documents. (more...)

Theater 150 Becomes Southern California's Newest Equity Theater, Presents HAMLET 7/18-8/8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2009

Ojai, California, nestled in a valley seventy five miles north of Los Angeles, lures visitors from all over with its world-class spas, idyllic natural beauty, and friendly, small-town feel. In June, music lovers flock to Ojai for the famous Music Festival, art lovers come in October for the Studio Artist's Tour, and now theater lovers have their own reason to make the trek to the village locals refer to as 'Shangri-La.' (more...)

Photo Coverage: Remembering Celeste Holm
by Walter McBride - Jul 16, 2012

Just yesterday BroadwayWorld reported that Broadway star and Academy Award winner Celeste Holm has died. She was 95. We pay tribute to Holm with photos from her career below. (more...)

Broadway Star and Oscar Winner Celeste Holm Dies at 95
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2012

According to a report on NY1, Broadway star and Academy Award winner Celeste Holm has died. She was 95. (more...)

Theater 150 Becomes Southern California's Newest Equity Theater, Presents HAMLET 7/18-8/8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2009

Ojai, California, nestled in a valley seventy five miles north of Los Angeles, lures visitors from all over with its world-class spas, idyllic natural beauty, and friendly, small-town feel. In June, music lovers flock to Ojai for the famous Music Festival, art lovers come in October for the Studio Artist's Tour, and now theater lovers have their own reason to make the trek to the village locals refer to as 'Shangri-La.' (more...)

BWW Reviews: GAMM Hosts U.S. Premiere of Spirited ANNE BOLEYN
by Veronica Bruscini - Jan 22, 2013

Howard Brenton breathes new life into Boleyn's public persona as Queen and delves deeply into her private and fiercely-held personal faith; he also employs the characters to examine the realities and intersections of state, religious, and gender politics at work in Tudor England. (more...)

Preview of The Shaw Festival 2013
by Roy Berko - Feb 8, 2013

Yes, it's snowing outside, but soon Spring and Summer will be upon us. That means The Shaw Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada, will beckon. The Shaw is one of the two major Canadian theatre festivals, the other being The Shakespeare Festival in Stratford, Ontario. Both are high quality venues. (more...)

Jack Foster Releases SAUL A MAN OBSESSED
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2013

, Saul self-identified as a Pharisee, and his endless curiosity was piqued when he learned of the execution of a man called Jesus by the governor, Pilate; when Saul happens upon the trial of Peter, one of Jesus' close associates who argues that the Pharisee leadership played a role in the execution, he's baffled. What did the Jewish leaders have to do with Affairs of State? (more...)

Irish Rep hosts Free Reading of A WAKE ON CHAPPAQUIDDICK 12/4
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2009

The Irish Repertory Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) is hosting a NEW WORKS READING SERIES to support new plays and emerging playwrights. As part of its mission statement, The Irish Repertory Theatre 'encourages the development of new works focusing on the Irish and Irish American experience, as well as a range of other cultures.' (more...)

Irish Rep hosts Free Reading of A WAKE ON CHAPPAQUIDDICK 12/4
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2009

The Irish Repertory Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) is hosting a NEW WORKS READING SERIES to support new plays and emerging playwrights. As part of its mission statement, The Irish Repertory Theatre 'encourages the development of new works focusing on the Irish and Irish American experience, as well as a range of other cultures.' (more...)

CST To Present Marlowe's 'Edward II' Directed by Graney
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2008

For the first time at Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST), Shakespeare's contemporary rival playwright Christopher Marlowe, infiltrates Shakespeare's home as Sean Graney brings a contemporary perspective to The Troublesome Reign and Lamentable Death of Edward II, King of England, with the Tragical Fall of Proud Mortimer. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THREE SISTERS, Southwark Playhouse, April 8 2014
by Gary Naylor - Apr 9, 2014

Gary Naylor sees Chekhov's classic updated, but diminished, saved by wonderful performances and the Russian's genius. (more...)

Martin Sheen, Mischa Barton Set for KAT KRAMER'S FILMS THAT CHANGE THE WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2015

Martin Sheen and Mischa Barton, stars of the film, Bhopal: A Prayer For Rain, will be among the participants kicking off the Seventh Annual Kat Kramer's Films That Change The World cinema series highlighting socially significant films, (more...)

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