London Theatre Workshop to Stage Gender-Blind Production of THE TEMPEST Next MonthLondon Theatre Workshop to Stage Gender-Blind Production of THE TEMPEST Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2015

London Theatre Workshop is pleased to announce its upcoming production of The Tempest, running 7th October-24th October, 2015 at London Theatre Workshop, Fulham. Featuring a gender-blind cast including Rebecca Crankshaw (Doctors, BBC; Two Noble Kinsmen, The Actor's Company) as Prospero, in a play written with only one female character, we are thrilled to have cast 6 women and 3 men. (more...)

PENTECOST, CAROUSEL, SWAN LAKE and More Set for CCM's 2015-16 Mainstage SeriesPENTECOST, CAROUSEL, SWAN LAKE and More Set for CCM's 2015-16 Mainstage Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2015

The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) is pleased to announce details for its 2015-16 Mainstage Series of opera, musical theatre, drama and dance productions. Between today, Sept. 30, 2015, and April 24, 2016, CCM's stars-of-tomorrow will present seven masterworks for the stage under the guidance of its internationally acclaimed faculty artists. (more...)

THE HUMMINGBIRD'S TOUR to Begin Off-Broadway in OctoberTHE HUMMINGBIRD'S TOUR to Begin Off-Broadway in October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2015

 The Award-winning ON YOUR WAY HOME PRODUCTIONS is pleased to present the Off-Broadway Premiere of Margaret Dulaney's (Sightseeing; Winner: Berrilla Kerr Award and www.listenwell.org) THE HUMMINGBIRD'S TOUR, directed by John Augustine. The limited engagement begins on Sunday, October 18th and continues through Sunday, November 22th, 2015. Official opening night is Monday, October 26th at 7:00 p.m.. THE HUMMINGBIRD'S TOUR will perform at the Theatre at St. Clement's (423 W. 46th Street, New York, NY   10036). Tickets are now on sale at www.hummingbirdoffbroadway.com (more...)

Diversionary's West Coast Premiere of AMAZONS AND THEIR MEN Begins TonightDiversionary's West Coast Premiere of AMAZONS AND THEIR MEN Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2015

Diversionary Theatre is proud to kick-off preview performances tonight at 8pm for the innovative launch season of new Executive Artistic Director: Matt M. Morrow.  The 30th anniversary for the non-profit will invite beloved audiences to five remarkable San Diego premiere productions.  The first piece of this landmark year; Amazons and Their Men, is a West Coast Premiere that will feature Mr. Morrow's San Diego directing debut. (more...)

Single Tickets for Asolo Rep's 2015-16 Season Go on Sale TodaySingle Tickets for Asolo Rep's 2015-16 Season Go on Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2015

Subscriptions for Asolo Rep's thrilling 57th season are on sale now.  (more...)

Asolo Rep Receives $100,000 Grant from Charles and Margery Barancik FoundationAsolo Rep Receives $100,000 Grant from Charles and Margery Barancik Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2015

Asolo Repertory Theatre, Florida's premier professional theatre, is proud to announce that it is the recipient of a $100,000 grant from the Charles and Margery Barancik Foundation. The grant will provide core support for Asolo Rep's highly anticipated 2015-16 season. It will also further enrich the theatre's partnership with the FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training, helping underwrite the costs of 12 second-year students to travel to London for an invaluable six-week training session. (more...)

Actors Co-op Opens Stephen Schwartz's THE BAKER'S WIFE TonightActors Co-op Opens Stephen Schwartz's THE BAKER'S WIFE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2015

Actors Co-op (Ovation Award-Winner 2015 Best Intimate Theatre Musical for 110 in the Shade) is thrilled to announce the first show in its 2015-2016 season (and 24th year of producing theatrical excellence in Los Angeles!) with THE BAKER'S WIFE, book by Joseph Stein (Fiddler on the Roof, Zorba), music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Godspell), musical direction by Jake Anthony, choreography by Julie Hall, produced by Kimi Walker and directed by Ovation Award-winner Richard Israel (110 in the Shade, Floyd Collins). THE BAKER'S WIFE opens tonight, September 18 at 8pm and run through Sunday, October 25 at the Actors Co-op David Schall Theatre, 1760 N. Gower St. (on the campus of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood) in Hollywood. (more...)

Duke Lafoon Stars as 'George Bailey' in Goodspeed's A WONDERFUL LIFE, Beginning TonightDuke Lafoon Stars as 'George Bailey' in Goodspeed's A WONDERFUL LIFE, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2015

Grammy and Emmy Award-winner Joe Raposo and Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner Sheldon Harnick's uplifting musical A WONDERFUL LIFE reminds us how one person's life can touch that of so many others. Based on the beloved 1946 holiday movie classic, this charming musical is sure to inspire and entertain. A WONDERFUL LIFE will run tonight, September 18, through November 29 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Official Press Opening will be October 14, 2015. (more...)

A.C.T. Stages MONSTRESS This FallA.C.T. Stages MONSTRESS This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2015

American Conservatory Theater continues its 2015-16 season with Monstress, two world-premiere one-act plays about love, longing, and the American dream. Based on the short stories by Lysley Tenorio, Monstress was adapted for the stage by Bay Area playwrights Philip Kan Gotanda and Sean San Jose. (more...)

Stanton Case and More Set for Arthur Miller's BROKEN GLASS at Westport Country PlayhouseStanton Case and More Set for Arthur Miller's BROKEN GLASS at Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2015

Westport Country Playhouse will commemorate the centennial year of playwright Arthur Miller (1915-2005) with one of his last works, BROKEN GLASS, helmed by Playhouse artistic director Mark Lamos, playing October 6 - 24. Set in 1938 Brooklyn at the time of Nazi Germany's Kristallnacht (The Night of Broken Glass), the powerful drama incites a dangerous game of concealment, suspicion, and lies. (more...)

GLOUCESTER BLUE to Premiere at Gloucester StageGLOUCESTER BLUE to Premiere at Gloucester Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2015

Gloucester Stage proudly presents the New England Premiere of Israel Horovitz's Gloucester Blue from September 17 through October 3 at 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA. (more...)

David McMillan's WATCHING O.J. to Make World Premiere in Los Angeles This FallDavid McMillan's WATCHING O.J. to Make World Premiere in Los Angeles This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2015

Ensemble Studio Theatre/LA presents the World Premiere of WATCHING O.J. by David McMillan Opening Saturday, October 3, 2015 with reception to follow Running at 8pm Fridays and Saturdays, and 2pm Sundays through November 8, 2015 EST/LA in Atwater Village Theater at 3269 Casitas Ave. LA, CA 90039. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at BROKEN GLASS at Westport Country PlayhousePhoto Flash: First Look at BROKEN GLASS at Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2015

Westport Country Playhouse commemorates the centennial year of playwright Arthur Miller (1915-2005) with one of his last works, BROKEN GLASS, helmed by Playhouse artistic director Mark Lamos, playing now through October 24. Set in 1938 Brooklyn at the time of Nazi Germany's Kristallnacht (The Night of Broken Glass), the powerful drama incites a dangerous game of concealment, suspicion, and lies. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Stanton Case and More Set for Arthur Miller's BROKEN GLASS, Beginning Tonight at Westport Country PlayhouseStanton Case and More Set for Arthur Miller's BROKEN GLASS, Beginning Tonight at Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2015

Westport Country Playhouse will commemorate the centennial year of playwright Arthur Miller (1915-2005) with one of his last works, BROKEN GLASS, helmed by Playhouse artistic director Mark Lamos, playing tonight, October 6 - 24. Set in 1938 Brooklyn at the time of Nazi Germany's Kristallnacht (The Night of Broken Glass), the powerful drama incites a dangerous game of concealment, suspicion, and lies. (more...)

KC Rep's World Premiere of BLUEPRINTS Begins 10/16KC Rep's World Premiere of BLUEPRINTS Begins 10/16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2015

Kansas City Repertory Theatre continues its 2015-16 season and its commitment to the creation of unforgettable new plays with the WORLD PREMIERE of Blueprints to Freedom: An Ode to Bayard Rustin, written by and starring Michael Benjamin Washington and directed by the critically acclaimed Lucie Tiberghien. This story is more than relevant. It's riveting. Those who stand up for equality in 2015 are following in the footsteps of Bayard Rustin, the lesser known but powerfully influential civil rights leader who orchestrated the March on Washington and stepped forward himself as an openly gay man at a time when few had the courage to do so. In this ode, an exiled Rustin masterminds 'a tribute to the ancestors' 100 years after the Emancipation Proclamation. This exciting production begins Friday, Oct. 16 and runs through Sunday, Nov. 15 at KC Rep's Copaken Stage in the Power & Light District in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. (more...)

David McMillan's WATCHING O.J. to Make World Premiere in Los Angeles This FallDavid McMillan's WATCHING O.J. to Make World Premiere in Los Angeles This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2015

Ensemble Studio Theatre/LA presents the World Premiere of WATCHING O.J. by David McMillan Opening Today, October 3, 2015 with reception to follow Running at 8pm Fridays and Todays, and 2pm Sundays through November 8, 2015 EST/LA in Atwater Village Theater at 3269 Casitas Ave. LA, CA 90039. (more...)

Goodspeed Announces Week-Long Extension for A WONDERFUL LIFEGoodspeed Announces Week-Long Extension for A WONDERFUL LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2015

Grammy and Emmy Award-winner Joe Raposo and Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner Sheldon Harnick's uplifting musical A WONDERFUL LIFE reminds us how one person's life can touch that of so many others. Based on the beloved 1946 holiday movie classic, this charming musical is sure to inspire and entertain. Just announced, A WONDERFUL LIFE will now play eight additional performances through Sunday, December 6, 2015 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Off-Broadway's THE HUMMINGBIRD'S TOURPhoto Flash: First Look at Off-Broadway's THE HUMMINGBIRD'S TOUR
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2015

On Your Way Productions is pleased to present a first look at the Off-Broadway premiere of Margaret Dulaney's THE HUMMINGBIRD'S TOUR, directed by John Augustine. The limited engagement is currently in previews and continues through Sunday, November 22th, 2015. Official opening night is Monday, October 26th at 7:00 pm. THE HUMMINGBIRD'S TOUR performs at the Theatre at St. Clement's (423 W. 46th Street, New York, NY 10036). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Interview: Charlotte Wakefield On 2015's S&S Award Gala!Interview: Charlotte Wakefield On 2015's S&S Award Gala!
by Carrie Dunn - Oct 19, 2015

Olivier award winners Nigel Harman, Janie Dee and nominee Charlotte Wakefield will take leading roles in this year's glittering S&S Award Gala, an annual celebration of new musical theatre, at St James Theatre on Sunday 15th November at 5.30pm. (more...)

KC Rep's World Premiere of BLUEPRINTS Begins TonightKC Rep's World Premiere of BLUEPRINTS Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2015

Kansas City Repertory Theatre continues its 2015-16 season and its commitment to the creation of unforgettable new plays with the WORLD PREMIERE of Blueprints to Freedom: An Ode to Bayard Rustin, written by and starring Michael Benjamin Washington and directed by the critically acclaimed Lucie Tiberghien. This story is more than relevant. It's riveting. Those who stand up for equality in 2015 are following in the footsteps of Bayard Rustin, the lesser known but powerfully influential civil rights leader who orchestrated the March on Washington and stepped forward himself as an openly gay man at a time when few had the courage to do so. In this ode, an exiled Rustin masterminds 'a tribute to the ancestors' 100 years after the Emancipation Proclamation. This exciting production begins tonight, Oct. 16 and runs through Sunday, Nov. 15 at KC Rep's Copaken Stage in the Power & Light District in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. (more...)

A WONDERFUL LIFE, with Duke Lafoon, Brings Holiday Classic to Goodspeed TonightA WONDERFUL LIFE, with Duke Lafoon, Brings Holiday Classic to Goodspeed Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

Grammy and Emmy Award-winner Joe Raposo and Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner Sheldon Harnick's uplifting musical A WONDERFUL LIFE reminds us how one person's life can touch that of so many others. Based on the beloved 1946 holiday movie classic, this charming musical is sure to inspire and entertain. A WONDERFUL LIFE is currently running through November 29 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. The official press opening is tonight, October 14, 2015. (more...)

A.C.T. to Present Eugene O'Neill's AH, WILDERNESS! This FallA.C.T. to Present Eugene O'Neill's AH, WILDERNESS! This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) continues its 2015-16 season with Ah, Wilderness!, Eugene O'Neill's passionate coming-of-age classic. Ah, Wilderness! is a tender portrait of a sensitive teenage poet whose experience of first love leads him into the raptures of romantic poetry and the pain of heartbreak. (more...)

Anita Gillette, Julie Halston & More to Join Nick Offerman in A CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES in BostonAnita Gillette, Julie Halston & More to Join Nick Offerman in A CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES in Boston
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2015

The Huntington Theatre Company presents the world premiere production of A Confederacy of Dunces, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher from the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by John Kennedy Toole, directed by David Esbjornson (Guess Who's Coming to Dinner and All My Sons) and featuring Nick Offerman of NBC's "Parks and Recreation."  Performances begin November 11, 2015 and will run through December 13, 2015 at the BU Theatre / Avenue of the Arts.  (more...)

BWW Interview: Broadway Welcomes Washington's Own Nancy RobinetteBWW Interview: Broadway Welcomes Washington's Own Nancy Robinette
by Ellen Burns - Nov 27, 2015

The bustle and chaos of the Friday evening pre-show crowds on West 47th Street on Broadway are a fitting contrast to the calm that emanates from venerable DC-based actor, Nancy Robinette, who kindly agreed to chat with me about making the move to Broadway as Mrs. Alexander, in the Tony Awards® Best Play of 2015, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. We met up in front of the Barrymore Theatre, Nancy's current professional home, but DC is very fortunate to call Nancy one of our own; she was raised in Arlington, graduated from Yorktown High School, and has graced the stages of Washington's most well-respected theaters over the years, including The Shakespeare Theatre Company, Arena Stage, Woolly Mammoth, Ford's Theatre and Studio Theatre. She's a Helen Hayes Award-winner for her work in Washington, and now the work has taken her a few hours north to make her Broadway debut; although to hear her tell, no matter the city or the theater, good work is good work, and Nancy is definitely familiar with lots of good work, having performed in every major DC theatre, Off Broadway at the New York Theatre Workshop and Roundabout Theatre Company, among others, Papermill Playhouse (New Jersey), at The Williamstown Festival (Massachusetts), and in cities around the country, including San Diego at The Old Globe. (more...)

Matt Scott Steps in for Josh Franklin in Goodspeed's A WONDERFUL LIFEMatt Scott Steps in for Josh Franklin in Goodspeed's A WONDERFUL LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2015

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Broadway's Matt Scott, who was last seen by Goodspeed audiences in the 2013 production of SNAPSHOTS at The Norma Terris Theatre, will assume the role of 'Sam Wainwright' for the remainder of the run of A WONDERFUL LIFE at Goodspeed Opera House through December 6th. (more...)

Unicorn Theatre to Present MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY, 12/2Unicorn Theatre to Present MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY, 12/2
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2015

Mr. Burns, a post-electric play asks us to imagine what will happen to humanity after the apocalypse. This imaginative dark comedy follows a new civilization of survivors as they band together to build a community from the rubble of the world we now know. Jump into a wild future where The Simpsonsand the pop culture of today becomes the mythology of tomorrow in this unexpected, musical love-letter to the power of live theatre. (more...)

Asolo Rep Receives $65,000 Arts Appreciation Grant by Gulf Coast Community FoundationAsolo Rep Receives $65,000 Arts Appreciation Grant by Gulf Coast Community Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2015

Asolo Repertory Theatre announces that it was awarded a $65,000 Arts Appreciation Grant by Gulf Coast Community Foundation. The grant will provide core support for Asolo Rep's thrilling 2015-16 season, which boasts a roster of re-imagined classics, a Broadway-bound world premiere, and thrilling contemporary productions. The season, with an overlying theme of 'Times of Change,' marks the fourth year of the theatre's American Character Project, an ambitious five-year examination and celebration of the extraordinary people, culture, history and experiences that make our country unique.  (more...)

MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY to Play the Unicorn This DecemberMR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY to Play the Unicorn This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2015

MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY by Anne Washburn, featuring a score by Michael Friedman with lyrics by Anne Washburn, will be directed by Theodore Swetz and co-produced with UMKC Theatre at Unicorn Theatre this December. (more...)

A.C.T.'s Master of Fine Arts Program to Present I'M THROUGH WITH LOVE, 12/9-12A.C.T.'s Master of Fine Arts Program to Present I'M THROUGH WITH LOVE, 12/9-12
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2015

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WEST SIDE STORY Launches Asolo Rep's 2015-16 Season TonightWEST SIDE STORY Launches Asolo Rep's 2015-16 Season Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

Today, March 16, 2015, Asolo Repertory Theatre and the FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training announced their highly anticipated 2015-16 seasons with a special presentation in the Mertz Theatre. (more...)

Palm Beach Dramaworks to Open LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT This MonthPalm Beach Dramaworks to Open LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

This monumental, searing masterwork, which earned O'Neill his fourth Pulitzer Prize for Drama, opens at Palm Beach Dramaworks on January 29 and continues through February 28, 2016. (more...)

Ensemble Studio Theatre/LA Presents World Premiere of WATCHING O.J.Ensemble Studio Theatre/LA Presents World Premiere of WATCHING O.J.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2016

Ensemble Studio Theatre/LA continues with their WORLD PREMIERE of Click and drag to move Watching O.J. by David McMillan Continuing through Black History month February 5th - 28, 2016 Running at 8pm Fridays and Saturdays, and 2pm Sundays EST/LA is in the Atwater Village Theatre complex at 3269 Casitas Ave. LA, CA 90039 Tickets are $19.95 in advance at watchingoj.com or $25 at the door. (more...)

Collegiate Theatrics: CCM's RYAN GARRETTCollegiate Theatrics: CCM's RYAN GARRETT
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jan 19, 2016

One of the best parts of covering and reviewing theater in one region for almost 30 years is seeing new talent emerge from among the area's younger actors. Take, for example, Ryan Garrett - a 2012 First Night Most Promising Actor and a graduate of Williamson County's Centennial High School, he now studies at the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, a program that has encouraged him to think outside the box and which has challenged him with ever-more intense roles onstage and in the classroom. (more...)

Members of A.C.T.'s Master of Fine Arts Program to Stage THE BIG MEALMembers of A.C.T.'s Master of Fine Arts Program to Stage THE BIG MEAL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

American Conservatory Theater's Master of Fine Arts Program, Class of 2016, will present Dan LeFranc's The Big Meal-a delicious comedy about eight diners, four generations and one family-February 24-27, 2016 in The Rueff at A.C.T.'s Strand Theater (1127 Market Street, San Francisco). Family is not a word, it's a seating chart in this delicious and provocative comedy. Playwright Dan LeFranc orients the drama around four generations of a single family loving and laughing, fighting and yelling over a series of meals. While the passing of time in LeFranc's world is fluid (this feels like a modern cousin of Thornton Wilder's The Long Christmas Dinner), the meals are quick and casual-a moveable feast. One moment, two young lovers are hooking up over cocktails, the next moment, they're middle-aged and clashing about their kids. With characters that develop, flip, and shift, The Big Meal serves up a thought-provoking feast for audiences. (more...)

A Show Within a Show! Meet the Full Cast of NOISES OFF, Opening Tonight on BroadwayA Show Within a Show! Meet the Full Cast of NOISES OFF, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Jan 14, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company's Noises Off officially opens tonight, January 14, 2016. This is a limited engagement through Sunday, March 6, 2016, on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway. Scroll down to learn more about the cast and watch interviews with the company! (more...)

George MacKay and Daniel Mays Join Timothy Spall in THE CARETAKER at the Old VicGeorge MacKay and Daniel Mays Join Timothy Spall in THE CARETAKER at the Old Vic
by Jessica Khan - Jan 14, 2016

Despite earlier rumors that Rafe Spall could be starring opposite his father, Timothy Spall, in Harold Pinter's THE CARETAKER at the Old Vic, The Daily Mail has just revealed Daniel Mays and George MacKay have boarded the production. (more...)

Jack Willis to Lead Arena Stage's ALL THE WAYJack Willis to Lead Arena Stage's ALL THE WAY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

Robert Schenkkan's Tony Award-winning drama All the Way, about President Lyndon Baines Johnson's impassioned struggle to pass the Civil Rights Act of 1964, makes its Washington, D.C. debut at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Kyle Donnelly, who has directed more than 20 productions at Arena Stage, returns to helm this "sure-fire, action packed hit" (Huffington Post) about a country still reeling from the assassination of John F. Kennedy and the man tasked with calming the storm. Hailed as a "sensational night of theater" (NPR), All the Way runs April 1-May 8, 2016 in the Fichandler Stage. (more...)

Colby Minifie Completes Cast of Roundabout's LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHTColby Minifie Completes Cast of Roundabout's LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company, in association with Ryan Murphy, has announced final casting for Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey Into Night, starring Academy and Emmy Award winner Jessica Lange as 'Mary Tyrone,' Golden Globe winner and Tony Award nominee Gabriel Byrne as 'James Tyrone,' Academy Award nominee Michael Shannon as 'James Tyrone, Jr.,' and Tony Award winner John Gallagher Jr. as 'Edmund Tyrone.' Colby Minifie joins the previously announced cast as 'Cathleen.' Jonathan Kent will direct, as part of Roundabout Theatre Company's 50th anniversary season. (more...)

Actors Co-Op to Present Tennessee Williams' SUMMER AND SMOKE, 3/2-4/17Actors Co-Op to Present Tennessee Williams' SUMMER AND SMOKE, 3/2-4/17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

Actors Co-op (Ovation Award-Winner 2014 Best Intimate Theatre Musical for 110 in the Shade) announces the third show in its 2015-2016 season (and 24th year of producing theatrical excellence in Los Angeles!) with Tennessee Williams masterpiece SUMMER AND SMOKE, directed by Thom Babbes.  SUMMER AND SMOKE will preview on Wednesday, March 2 and Thursday, March 3 at 8pm and will open on Friday, March 4 at 8pm and run through Sunday, April 17 at the Actors Co-op David Schall Theatre, 1760 N. Gower St. (on the campus of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood) in Hollywood. (more...)

Asolo Rep to Stage GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER This SpringAsolo Rep to Stage GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

Nearly 50 years after the groundbreaking film inspired the world, Asolo Rep is thrilled to present Todd Kreidler's electric stage adaptation of the iconic Academy Award-winning film GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER.   (more...)

Playhouse Creatures Theatre Company to Present TENNESSEE WILLIAMS 1982 in 2016Playhouse Creatures Theatre Company to Present TENNESSEE WILLIAMS 1982 in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2015

Playhouse Creatures Theatre Company presents Tennessee Williams 1982, an evening of two, little known, one-act plays by Tennessee Williams, both completed in 1982, the year before the playwrights death. Directed by Cosmin Chivu (2013 revival of Tennessee Williams' The Mutilated), Tennessee Williams 1982 features the world premiere of A Recluse and His Guest and New York Premiere of The Remarkable Rooming-House of Mme. Le Monde. (more...)

Roundabout's LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT, Starring Jessica Lange, Pushes Back Broadway OpeningRoundabout's LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT, Starring Jessica Lange, Pushes Back Broadway Opening
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2015

Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Eugene O'Neill's LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT -- featuring Academy and Emmy Award winner Jessica Lange as 'Mary Tyrone' -- has been pushed back and will now begin previews on Broadway on Thursday, March 31, 2016, with an official opening set for Tuesday, April 27, 2016. (more...)

Cast Announced for TENNESSEE WILLIAMS 1982 at WalkerspaceCast Announced for TENNESSEE WILLIAMS 1982 at Walkerspace
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2015

Playhouse Creatures Theatre Company (Producing Artistic Director Joseph W. Rodriguez) presents Tennessee Williams 1982, an evening of two, little known, one-act plays by Tennessee Williams, both completed in 1982, the year before the playwrights death. Directed by Cosmin Chivu (2013 revival of Tennessee Williams' The Mutilated), Tennessee Williams 1982 features the world premiere of A Recluse and His Guest and New York Premiere of The Remarkable Rooming-House of Mme. Le Monde. These two chamber pieces epitomize the theatrical imagination the playwright employed throughout his long writing career combined with the freedom he found later in life. Crisply written black comedies, these fierce plays center on the demands of unlikely human relationships in exotic locales fraught with tension. (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...)

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...)

Duke Lafoon to Star as 'George Bailey' in Goodspeed's A WONDERFUL LIFE; Cast Announced!Duke Lafoon to Star as 'George Bailey' in Goodspeed's A WONDERFUL LIFE; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

Grammy and Emmy Award-winner Joe Raposo and Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner Sheldon Harnick's uplifting musical A Wonderful Life reminds us how one person's life can touch that of so many others. Based on the beloved 1946 holiday movie classic, this charming musical is sure to inspire and entertain. A Wonderful Life will run September 18 through November 29 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. (more...)

A.C.T. to Present Eugene O'Neill's AH, WILDERNESS! This FallA.C.T. to Present Eugene O'Neill's AH, WILDERNESS! This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) continues its 2015-16 season with Ah, Wilderness!, Eugene O'Neill's passionate coming-of-age classic. Ah, Wilderness! is a tender portrait of a sensitive teenage poet whose experience of first love leads him into the raptures of romantic poetry and the pain of heartbreak. (more...)

Single Tickets for Asolo Rep's 2015-16 Season to Go on Sale 9/26Single Tickets for Asolo Rep's 2015-16 Season to Go on Sale 9/26
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

Subscriptions for Asolo Rep's thrilling 57th season are on sale now.  (more...)

Breaking News: Eugene O'Neill's HUGHIE Headed Back to Broadway Starring Forest Whitaker!Breaking News: Eugene O'Neill's HUGHIE Headed Back to Broadway Starring Forest Whitaker!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

This just in! BroadwayWorld.com has learned that the Academy Award, Golden Globe & BAFTA winning actor Forest Whitaker will make his highly anticipated Broadway debut in HUGHIE, by four- time Pulitzer Prize winner and Nobel Prize Laureate Eugene O'Neill. Directed by Tony and Olivier Award winner winner Michael Grandage, HUGHIE will play a strictly limited engagement in the spring of 2016 on Broadway at a Shubert Theatre to be announced. (more...)

Actors Co-op to Present Stephen Schwartz's THE BAKER'S WIFE, Opening 9/18Actors Co-op to Present Stephen Schwartz's THE BAKER'S WIFE, Opening 9/18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

Actors Co-op (Ovation Award-Winner 2015 Best Intimate Theatre Musical for 110 in the Shade) is thrilled to announce the first show in its 2015-2016 season (and 24th year of producing theatrical excellence in Los Angeles!) with THE BAKER'S WIFE, book by Joseph Stein (Fiddler on the Roof, Zorba), music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Godspell), musical direction by Jake Anthony, choreography by Julie Hall, produced by Kimi Walker and directed by Ovation Award-winner Richard Israel (110 in the Shade, Floyd Collins). THE BAKER'S WIFE will preview on Wednesday, September 16 and Thursday, September 17 at 8pm and will open on Friday, September 18 at 8pm and run through Sunday, October 25 at the Actors Co-op David Schall Theatre, 1760 N. Gower St. (on the campus of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood) in Hollywood. (more...)

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