Hartford Stage Presents THE BODY OF AN AMERICAN by Dan O'Brien with Michael Crane and Michael Cumpsty
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

Hartford Stage will present Dan O'Brien's bold, radically theatrical and poetic true story, The Body of an American, with direction by Jo Bonney and featuring Michael Crane and Michael Cumpsty, from January 7-31, 2016. (more...)

Top 15 Theatres in Japan - Tokyu Theatre Orb, New National Theatre and More!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

We go around our Broadway World to feature Japan as our newest International spotlight. With the World Premiere of Hal Prince's PRINCE OF BROADWAY currently playing at the Tokyu Theatre Orb, among others, below is a list of our Top 15 Theatres in Japan: (more...)

Official Online Store Launches for Mega-Hit EMPIRE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2015


Mark Bruce Company to Tour THE ODYSSEY in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2015

The award-winning Mark Bruce Company, whose critically acclaimed dance theatre production of Dracula performed to sellout audiences across the country in 2013 and 2014, open their new production THE ODYSSEY at the Merlin Theatre, Frome on February 4th.   (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 11/18/2015 - STEVE and LAZARUS Off-Broadway, SPRING AWAKENING at the White House!
by Jessica Khan - Nov 18, 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: STEVE and LAZARUS bow off-Broadway, SPRING AWAKENING heads to the White House and more! (more...)

History Premieres Eight-Part Series HUNTING HITLER Tonight
by TV News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

HISTORY'S new eight-part series 'Hunting Hitler' follows a team of renowned investigators as they reopen the world's most famous cold case in a definitive search to discover if one of history's most notorious war criminals, Adolf Hitler, actually survived World War II. (more...)

MICHAEL. AMY. WHITNEY. KAREN. KURT. Begins Next Week at The Duplex
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

The Duplex, the venerable Greenwich Village cabaret and piano bar, will present Michael. Amy. Whitney. Karen. Kurt., a new musical bio-drama about the life and music of Michael Jackson, Amy Winehouse, Whitney Houston, Karen Carpenter and Kurt Cobain.  (more...)

Arthur Miller's THE PRICE Will Arrive on Broadway Next Spring; Steppenwolf's Terry Kinney Set to Direct
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) has just announced a new Broadway production of Arthur Miller's The Price, directed by Steppenwolf co?founder Terry Kinney. (more...)

Nashville's Theater Calendar 5/2/16
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 2, 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...)

Art Institute Chicago Announces Annual Benefit, NIGHT HEIST, 6/24
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

The Art Institute of Chicago is pleased to announce the Evening Associates' annual benefit, 'Night Heist,' will take place on Friday, June 24, 2016 . With this popular event, now in its sixth year, the Evening Associates Board is focused more than ever on expanding their philanthropy while engaging Chicago's young professional demographic. Longtime Evening Associates Board members and 2016 Night Heist co-chairs Kristin Culbertson, John Reid, and Brandon Clark have focused on 'building upon the success of Night Heist in part by continuing to set records, but also by trying some new elements to keep the event relevant and exciting for those who are already aware of the Art Institute's charms,' shares Clark. (more...)

Nashville's Theater Calendar 5/16/16
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 16, 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...)

Nashville's Theater Calendar 5/10/16
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 10, 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...)

'Only the Dead See the End of War' Debuts March 28 on HBO
by TV News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

Australian journalist Michael Ware arrived in Baghdad in 2003 as a novice reporter on a three-week assignment to cover the invasion of Iraq. (more...)

Dan O'Brien's THE BODY OF AN AMERICAN to Play Theater J, 4/27-5/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

The regional premiere of the 2014 award-winning drama, The Body of An American, written by Guggenheim Fellow Dan O'Brien, plays at Theater J April 27 through May 22, 2016. This bold, radically theatrical, and poetic true story is the winner of the inaugural Edward M. Kennedy Prize, the Horton Foote Prize for Outstanding New American Play, and the PEN Center USA Award for Drama. (more...)

Cortland Repertory Theatre Downtown to Present I AM MY OWN WIFE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

Cortland Repertory Theatre Downtown is proud to present the Pulitzer and Tony Award winning play I Am My Own Wife by Doug Wright, as the new theatrical venue continues to show its versatility. (more...)

Ensemble Theatre to Present ANNAPURNA, 3/22-4/10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati ascends an emotional mountain with the regional premiere of the gripping comedy-drama Annapurna by Sharr White. This powerful story unpacks the tangled history between two ferociously damaged people who battle an avalanche of love, loss, and unanswerable questions. Sharr White's sharp and poetic writing returns to the ETC stage in this darkly-funny production, playing March 22-April 10, 2016. Directed by D. Lynn Meyers. (more...)

Mark Bruce's THE ODYSSEY to Play Exeter Northcott Theatre in April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

?The award-winning Mark Bruce Company, whose critically acclaimed dance theatre production of Dracula performed to sellout audiences across the country in 2013 and 2014, including Exeter, bring their brand new production THE ODYSSEY to Exeter Northcott Theatre on April 11th and 12th. (more...)

Randy Harrison and Andrea Goss to Lead CABARET at Segerstrom Center This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

CABARET, the musical masterpiece, returns direct from Broadway! (more...)

Travel To Go Highlights the Best of Berlin for 2016 Vacations
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2016

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire-iReach/ As one of the most famous cities of the 1900s, Berlin was once split between the United States, Great Britain, France, and Russia. Reunited After The Fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, the city still has old charm combined with new architecture. (more...)

Patricia Leonard Presents Arthur Miller Reading Featuring Joan Copeland
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

In celebration of great American playwright Arthur Miller's centennial, Patricia Leonard will present acclaimed actress Joan Copeland in a rare reading of her brother's short story The Performance. (more...)

BWW Review: THE PIANIST OF WILLESDEN LANE, St James Theatre, January 21 2016
by Gary Naylor - Jan 23, 2016

Gary Naylor sees a one-woman show that tells of the triumph of music and decency over hatred and fear. (more...)

George Takei, Danielle Brooks, Jessica Hecht & More Set for Theatre Forward's Annual Broadway Roundtable
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

Theatre Forward and UBS will host the 13th Annual Broadway Roundtable on Friday, January 29th at UBS (1285 Avenue of the Americas) from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE SISTERS ROSENSWEIG at Theater J
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

Theater J presents the Tony Award-nominated THE SISTERS ROSENSWEIG by Wendy Wasserstein, which plays now through February 21, 2016. This heartfelt comedy follows the three Rosensweig sisters who are different as can be - a no-nonsense international banker, a kvelling mother of four and a bohemian world-traveling journalist. When the three hilariously reunite at Sara's London home for her 54th birthday celebration, a barrage of suitors and unexpected revelations make for one remarkable weekend. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Nashville's Best Honored at Midwinter's First Night
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jan 11, 2016

Nashville actor and NFL Hall of Famer Eddie George, who makes his Broadway debut Tuesday night in the iconic musical Chicago, was named First Night's Outstanding Leading Actor in a Play for his searing portrayal of a former slave haunted by the spectre of abuse in Nashville Repertory Theatre's The Whipping Man. Rene Dunshee Copeland, producing artistic director of Nashville Rep, was named Outstanding Director of a Play, while her three-actor ensemble (which included James Rudolph and Matthew Rosenbaum) were awarded as First Night's Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Play for their rendition of the Matthew Lopez play. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWTravelWorld.com for 1/3/2016 - 1/10/2016
by BWW - Jan 10, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWTravelWorld.com from 1/3/2016 - 1/10/2016. (more...)

ABC's THE MUPPETS Is Most-Watched Comedy in New Time Slot
by TV News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

During the week of February 1, 2016, ABC took second to a Super Bowl-fueled CBS in Total Viewers (6.0 million) and Adults 18-49 (1.2/4-tie). T (more...)

Babson College & Commonwealth Shakespeare Company to Continue Partnership
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

Babson College and the Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) today announced an extension of their partnership. For the next three years, CSC will continue to serve as the resident theater company of Babson, the recognized world leader in entrepreneurship education and the only school dedicated to advancing Entrepreneurship of All Kinds®. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWTVWorld.com for 1/31/2016 - 2/7/2016
by BWW - Feb 7, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWTVWorld.com from 1/31/2016 - 2/7/2016. (more...)

NBC's SHADES OF BLUE Retains 85% Week-to-Week Against Debate Competition
by TV News Desk - Feb 5, 2016


ABC's MADOFF Mini-Series Closes with Solid Numbers on Thursday
by TV News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

Opposite all-original series sweep competition from 8:00-10:00 p.m. (CBS' comedy block/Fox's “American Idol”/NBC's dramas), Part 2 of ABC's original movie “Madoff” delivered the Net's best numbers in the 2-hour time period (more...)

Garden Rose Theater to Present I AM MY OWN WIFE, 2/18-3/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

Garden Rose Theater will present Doug Wright's riveting masterpiece I AM MY OWN WIFE directed by Nick Hrutkay and starring Benjamin James Michael from Thursday, February 18 through March 6, 2016 at Central Square Theater. (more...)

Scoop: ROSEWOOD - *Winter Premiere* on FOX - Wednesday, March 2, 2016
by - Feb 29, 2016

Get all the scoop on ROSEWOOD - *Winter Premiere*, airing on FOX on Wednesday, March 2, 2016! (more...)

Photo Coverage: First Look at Mark Bruce Company's THE ODYSSEY in Wilton
by Roy Tan - Feb 23, 2016

The award-winning Mark Bruce Company, whose critically acclaimed dance theatre production of DRACULA performed to sellout audiences across the country in 2013 and 2014, return to Wilton's Music Hall with their new production THE ODYSSEY with a three and a half week run from tonight, February 23rd, to March 19th. The production continues on a UK tour through April 28, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the company in action below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Kate Shindle Moves the Crowd with Kerrigan & Lowdermilk's 'Ghost Light'
by Nora Dominick - Feb 19, 2016

In December, Kate Shindle took the stage at Feinstein's/54Below to perform 'Ghost Light' by Kerrigan and Lowdermilk. The concert was directed by Brandon Ivie. (more...)

Family Time! Meet the Full Cast of Stephen Karam's THE HUMANS, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 18, 2016

The Broadway production of Stephen Karam's much-raved-about new play, THE HUMANS opens tonight, February 18, 2016. Directed by Tony Award winner Joe Mantello and featuring its entire acclaimed off-Broadway cast, THE HUMANS plays performances at Broadway's Helen Hayes Theatre (240 West 44th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the cast and the production! (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Premiere Bach's ST. JOHN PASSION
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2016

Music director Manfred Honeck leads the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, guest vocalists and the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh in a BNY Mellon Grand Classics program featuring the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra premiere of Bach's St. John Passion oratorio on March 4 and 6 at Heinz Hall. (more...)

Josette Simon Joins Mel Giedroyc in UK Premiere of LUCE at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

Josette Simon joins the previously announced Mel Giedroyc to lead the cast of the UK premiere of JC Lee's play LUCE, which will run at London's Southwark Playhouse from 9 March to 2 April 2016, with a Press Night on Friday 11 March 2016. (more...)

Scoop: MADOFF: AFTER THE FALL on ABC - Thursday, February 4, 2016
by TV Scoop - Feb 1, 2016

Get all the scoop on MADOFF: After The Fall, airing on ABC on Thursday, February 4, 2016! (more...)

Ronald B. Hall Announces THE RUSSIAN
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2015

Ronald B. Hall, an Air Force veteran, husband, father, coach, devoted writer and author, has completed his new book 'The Russian': a gripping and potent work that keeps the reader guessing through the twists and turns of a horrific war plot. (more...)

FSLC Announces 16th Edition of Film Comment Selects
by Movies News Desk - Dec 21, 2015

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces the lineup for the 16th edition of Film Comment magazine's annual festival, with its customarily unpredictable blend of sublime wonders and hard-hitting visions, February 17-24. (more...)

Wilton's Music Hall Sets January-April 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

Kicking off January is The Mozart Salons: Concert One (8 January), an international project exploring the most prolific and influential composer of the Classical era. Join Pater Sheppard Skaeverd on a journey of intricate sonatas through to his muchly celebrated concertante works for violin, viola and piano. Nashville-based polymath Michael Alec Rose will present the exclusive world premiere of a series of violin pieces inspired by intimate walks across Dartmoor, whilst exploring its rich history along the way. Pianist Daniel-Ben Pienaar will join Peter as well as composer David Lancaster in Concert Two (14 February). (more...)

WIDE AWAKE HEARTS to Receive NYC Premiere at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2015

59E59 Theaters will welcome the US debut of BirdLand Theatre with the NYC premiere of WIDE AWAKE HEARTS, written by Brendan Gall and directed by Stefan Dzeparoski. WIDE AWAKE HEARTS begins performances on Thursday, January 14 for a limited engagement through Sunday, February 7.  Press opening is Thursday, January 21 at 7:15 PM.  The performance schedule is Tuesday - Thursday at 7:15 PM; Friday at 8:15 PM; Saturday at 2:15 PM & 8:15 PM; and Sunday at 3:15 PM. Please note: there is an added performance on Sunday, January 17 at 7:15 PM. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). Tickets are $35 ($24.50 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200 or go to www.59e59.org.  (more...)

Two-Time Oscar Winner Dianne Wiest Will Star in Beckett's HAPPY DAYS at Yale Rep
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

Yale Repertory Theatre has announced that two-time Academy Award winner Dianne Wiest will return to Yale Rep in Samuel Beckett's HAPPY DAYS, staged by Artistic Director James Bundy. Jarlath Conroy will join Wiest in the production, which runs April 29-May 21 at Yale Repertory Theatre. Opening Night is set for Thursday, May 5. (more...)

Tennessee Women's Theater Project's 10th Annual WOMEN'S WORK Festival
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 29, 2016

Tennessee Women's Theater Project's Tenth Annual Women's Work festival returns to Nashville's Z. Alexander Looby Theater beginning Friday May 6, featuring performing and visual arts created by women. Running through Sunday May 22, the festival spans a wide variety of styles and genres to offer a completely different program at every performance: poetry and essays; one-woman shows; plays and readings; dance, music, film and a display of visual art works in the theater. (more...)

Ain Gordon World Premiere Set for Painted Bride Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

1972: Dr. John Fryer dons an oversize tuxedo and rubber joke shop mask to become Dr. Henry Anonymous and confront the American Psychiatric Association with these words: 'I am a homosexual, I am a psychiatrist.' The latest work by renowned theatre artist Ain Gordon, 217 Boxes of Dr. Henry Anonymous, is a new play drawn from the 217 boxes of archive materials from national LGBT activist of Dr. John Fryer discovered by Ain Gordon during his two-year embedded artist status at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP). This new work is set to run, May 5-7, at the Painted Bride Arts Center, 230 Vine Street. All performances are at 8 p.m. Tickets cost $20. Painted Bride and Historical Society of Pennsylvania members can save $5. Tickets and more information are available online at www.paintedbride.org or by phone at 215.925.9914. (more...)

BWW Interview: LES MISERABLES' Paul Wilkins, Kerrie Anne Greenland, Emily Langridge Reveal Why Their Show Tugs at Your Heartstrings
by Adam Jay - Apr 24, 2016

The first-ever international tour of Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new production of Claude-Michel Schonberg and Alain Boublil's LES MISERABLES (LES MIS) must close this Sunday, May 1, after three extensions. With nearly sold out tickets day in and day out, this production can easily be one of the most successful productions staged at the relatively brand new theatre The Theatre at Solaire. (more...)

BWW Review: UNSAFE: What's Your Terror Level?
by Nancy Grossman - Apr 22, 2016

Boston Public Works presents Jim Dalglish's UNSAFE - a psychological thriller, a look at one family's attempt to live a normal life after the devastating losses of 9-11. Are we far enough removed from the event to be able to see it as fodder for drama? The play is powerful, relentless, and unsettling, building tension and terror up to an explosive, raw catharsis. UNSAFE offers authentic performances across the board and design elements that capture the emotional essence of the story. This one will leave you thinking - and feeling. (more...)

65 Year Old Glen Avery Runs Marathon on All Seven Continents - Twice!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

Glen Avery—slight and intense, but serene— has a saying he repeats to himself when the discomfort begins to well in his calves and thighs: “I am running with my mind; the legs are just along for the ride.” Disassociation, for marathons, is key. “All of a sudden, it's outside of yourself, outside of your brain,” he says. He raises his arm and looks at the crook on the inside of his elbow. “Oh, it's a bubble of discomfort.” (more...)

Minstrel's Alley Launches Marketing Campaign for THE CUBAN QUARTET
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

Minstrel's Alley, an independent publishing and media group, has launched a comprehensive marketing campaign for its latest novel, 'The Cuban Quartet,' by Gordon Basichis. The new book is romantic mystery thriller based in the mythical skullduggery of the old American Gangsters and the CIA just before Castro marched victoriously into Havana. The book is published in trade paperback and eBook formats. (more...)

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts to Present Green Day's AMERICAN IDIOT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS presents the fourth production in its innovative and award-winning ONSTAGE Series with the Tony award-winning rock musical, AMERICAN IDIOT, music by Green Day, lyrics by Billie Joe Armstrong, book by Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer, musical direction by David O, choreography by Dana Solimando and directed by Brian Kite. AMERICAN IDIOT will preview on Friday, April 29 (with a press opening on Saturday, April 30 at 8pm) and will run through Sunday, May 15 - ONSTAGE at LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS, 14900 La Mirada Blvd. in La Mirada. (more...)

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