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ANNIE UK Tour & More Coming to Wolverhampton Grand TheatreANNIE UK Tour & More Coming to Wolverhampton Grand Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2015

A brand new season of West End musicals, gripping dramas, dynamic dance and one night concerts with LESLEY JOSEPH, DERREN BROWN, RUSSELL WATSON, JOE McELDERRY, BRENDAN COLE, PASHA KOVALEV, DES O'CONNOR, JODIE PRENGER, JIM DAVIDSON and BILLY OCEAN. (more...)

Hackney Empire's JACK AND THE BEANSTALK Announces Full Cast, Including Debbie KurupHackney Empire's JACK AND THE BEANSTALK Announces Full Cast, Including Debbie Kurup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2015

Hackney Empire has today announced the full cast of its much-anticipated 2015 pantomime, Jack and the Beanstalk. The full cast will be joining previously announced Olivier Award-nominee Debbie Kurup as Jack, everybody's favourite dame, Olivier Award-winning Clive Rowe as Dame Daisy Trott and Kat B as Snowman. Following their 2014 pantomime which was seen by over 50,000 people Jack and the Beanstalkwill run from 21 November 2015 to 3 January 2016. (more...)

AKEELAH AND THE BEE Stage Adaptation Coming to Arena StageAKEELAH AND THE BEE Stage Adaptation Coming to Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2015

Fresh off its world-premiere run in Minneapolis, where Star Tribune declared "Akeelah and the Bee triumphs," Children's Theatre Company's new production about an 11-year-old spelling prodigy comes to Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. The show is adapted for the stage by veteran playwright Cheryl L. West (Arena's Pullman Porter Blues, Jar the Floor), who partners with celebrated director Charles Randolph-Wright (director of Broadway's Motown and an inaugural resident playwright with Arena Stage, where he premiered his play Love in Afghanistan). Akeelah and the Bee runs November 13-December 27, 2015 in the Kreeger Theater. (more...)

Theatre School at DePaul University's 2014 Awards for Excellence in the Arts to be Held 11/3Theatre School at DePaul University's 2014 Awards for Excellence in the Arts to be Held 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

The Theatre School at DePaul University will present The 2014 Awards for Excellence in the Arts gala on Monday, November 3, 2014, at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago. The Four Seasons is located at 120 East Delaware Place. The event will begin with a 6 PM cocktail reception, followed by dinner and the awards presentation at 7 PM. (more...)

Clive Rowe Returns to Hackney Empire in MOTHER GOOSE TonightClive Rowe Returns to Hackney Empire in MOTHER GOOSE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2014

Celebrated grande dame of pantomime Clive Rowe will make his much-anticipated return to Hackney Empire this Christmas in Mother Goose. Rowe will star in the title role, for which he received an Olivier Award-nomination in 2008. (more...)

Word for Word Launches Associate Artist Group, Special Events for HOLIDAY HIGH JINXWord for Word Launches Associate Artist Group, Special Events for HOLIDAY HIGH JINX
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2015

Word for Word closes the 2015 Season with Word for Word's HOLIDAY HIGH JINX -- Bums, Broads and Broadway: Stories by Damon Runyon, Joseph Mitchell, and E.B. White, to open on Saturday Nov. 28, 8pm (Press opening) and run through December 24, 2015 at Z Below in San Francisco's Mission/SOMA district. (more...)

WORDS BY IRA GERSHWIN Extended Through 5/24 at Colony TheatreWORDS BY IRA GERSHWIN Extended Through 5/24 at Colony Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2015

The Colony Theatre has announced that the final production of its historic 40thAnniversary season, the critically-acclaimed, smash-hit, Los Angeles Premiere of WORDS BY IRA GERSHWIN A Musical Play by Joseph Vass, directed by David Ellenstein, Musical Director Kevin Toney, Musical Arranger Joseph Vass will be EXTENDING through SUNDAY, MAY 24 at the Colony Theatre, 555 N. Third Street in Burbank. (more...)

Chuck Cooper On AMAZING GRACE & Real-Life Slavery StoryChuck Cooper On AMAZING GRACE & Real-Life Slavery Story
by Pat Cerasaro - May 27, 2015

AMAZING GRACE is gearing up to grace Broadway! (more...)

A RAISIN IN THE SUN Coming to Coventry's Belgrade TheatreA RAISIN IN THE SUN Coming to Coventry's Belgrade Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2016

Lorraine Hansberry's groundbreaking play, the first on Broadway written by a Black woman, will visit the Belgrade Theatre from Tues 22 - Sat 26 March in a new production directed by Eclipse Theatre's Dawn Walton. This intense family drama, written on the cusp of the civil rights era, sees the Younger family await the arrival of a cheque for a life changing $10,000. Driven to conflict as they encounter issues of inequality, housing and lack of opportunity that continue to resonate today, the play acts as a stark warning to anyone who measures happiness and personal worth in capital gain. (more...)

BROTHERS FROM THE BOTTOM Plays Billie Holiday Theatre, Now thru 3/29BROTHERS FROM THE BOTTOM Plays Billie Holiday Theatre, Now thru 3/29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2015

As their award-winning theatre home in Bed-Stuy's Restoration Plaza undergoes a multi-million dollar facelift, The Billie Holiday Theatre (BHT) has announced a move that will bring their acclaimed productions to Brooklyn's flourishing Downtown Cultural District. Thanks to a special partnership with the Brooklyn Music School Playhouse, BHT will kick off a two-year residency with a high profile run of the play Brothers from the Bottom, starring actor and TONY Award-winning producer Wendell Pierce (SELMA, Treme, The Wire). The play, written and directed by BHT artistic director Jackie Alexander, will run tonight, March 6th - 29th at the Brooklyn Music School Playhouse, 126 Saint Felix Street between Hanson and Lafayette, in the heart of the BAM Cultural District. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For RICHARD II at House of Commons and Arcola TheatreFull 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...)

Jake Broder, Elijah Rock and Angela Teek to Star in WORDS BY IRA GERSHWIN at The Colony, 4/15-5/17Jake Broder, Elijah Rock and Angela Teek to Star in WORDS BY IRA GERSHWIN at The Colony, 4/15-5/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

The Colony Theatre is thrilled to present the final production of its historic 40th Anniversary season, the Los Angeles Premiere of WORDS BY IRA GERSHWIN A Musical Play by Joseph Vass, directed by David Ellenstein, Musical Director Kevin Toney, Musical Arranger Joseph Vass. WORDS BY IRA GERSHWIN will preview on Wednesday, April 15; Thursday, April 16; and Friday, April 17 at 8:00pm. It will open on Saturday, April 18 at 8:00pm and continue through Sunday, May 17. (more...)

Milwaukee Rep's LOW DOWN DIRTY BLUES Begins TodayMilwaukee Rep's LOW DOWN DIRTY BLUES Begins Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2015

Award-winning, multi-talented performers, Felicia Fields, Chic Street Man and Sugaray Rayford, heat up The Rep's Stackner Cabaret in Low Down Dirty Blues. Audiences will forget about the cold weather when they come see these powerhouse entertainers belt out the blues. Directed by Randal Myler, the production begins performances in The Rep's Stackner Cabaret tonight, March 20, 2015 and runs through May 24, 2015. Opening night is Sunday, March 22, 2015. (more...)

BWW Interview: Ruthie Foster: Playing and Living the BluesBWW Interview: Ruthie Foster: Playing and Living the Blues
by Tory Gates - Mar 16, 2016

“I'd like to think I'm trying to keep that (blues) tradition going. Everything else came from it, whether that's blues or gospel. I'd like to see that reflecting everything I do and how I live, I think it's important to do that as a musician, and that's become more and more important to me, and more respectful when it comes to music.” (more...)

Ebony Repertory Theatre Presents THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS, Now thru 7/19Ebony Repertory Theatre Presents THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS, Now thru 7/19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2015

Ebony Repertory Theatre (ERT - Founder/Producer Wren T. Brown) announced today that they will present the Pulitzer Prize Finalist and Tony Award-nominated production of THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS starring Tony Award-winner Roger Robinson (Joe Turner's Come and Gone) as Oedpius. The acclaimed production, conceived and adapted by Lee Breuer (Mabou Mines' Trilogy) and music by Bob Telson (Lincoln Center Theater's Chronicle of a Death Foretold), is a soul stirring dramatic-musical which takes place within the framework of a Pentecostal church service set against the tragic Greek background of the story of Oedipus at Colonus, in which the exiled king Oedipus seeks a place where he may be properly buried. ERT's production, directed by Andi Chapman (Actors Co-op's Steel Magnolias - Drama-Logue Award for Outstanding Director), will commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the Los Angeles Premiere. Performances will run tonight, June 18 - July 19, 2015 with an official press opening on Saturday, June 20 at the Nate Holden Performing Arts Center (4718 West Washington Boulevard) in Los Angeles. (more...)

NYMF to Present Readings of iLLA: A NEW HIP HOP MUSICAL, 7/20 & 23NYMF to Present Readings of iLLA: A NEW HIP HOP MUSICAL, 7/20 & 23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2015

The creative team of iLLA: A Hip Hop Musical has announced that their IndieGoGo campaign has hit 30% of the funding goal.  The NYMF Developmental Readings will take place Monday, July 20th at 4:00 PM and 8:00 PM, Thursday July 23rd at 5:00 PM at The Mint Theater, located at 311 West 43rd Street in New York. (more...)

NYMF to Stage Developmental Readings of iLLA: A NEW HIP HOP MUSICAL in JulyNYMF to Stage Developmental Readings of iLLA: A NEW HIP HOP MUSICAL in July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2015

The creative team of iLLA: A Hip Hop Musical has announced that their IndieGoGo campaign has hit 30% of the funding goal.  The NYMF Developmental Readings will take place Monday, July 20th at 4:00 PM and 8:00 PM, Thursday July 23rd at 5:00 PM at The Mint Theater, located at 311 West 43rd Street in New York. (more...)

Metropolitan Room to Welcome Denise Spann Morgan and The 'Marvelous' Marvelettes, 7/16Metropolitan Room to Welcome Denise Spann Morgan and The 'Marvelous' Marvelettes, 7/16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2015

The internationally acclaimed jazz cabaret Metropolitan Room and Diva Dynasty Productions is proud to present Denise Spann Morgan and The "Marvelous" Marvelettes in Come and Get These Memories, starring Annette Bland McCoy and LaRita Gaskins, and the Diva Dynasty Band featuring Anna Caldwell (piano), Joe Ham (drums), Kim Clarke (bass), and Kevin James Perry (guitar). (more...)

NT Live Broadcasts EVERYMAN, Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, TonightNT Live Broadcasts EVERYMAN, Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2015

Celebrating its 6th year bringing live theatre to cinema audiences around the world, NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE is pleased to announce an international broadcast of Academy Award nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave) in the title role of Everyman, adapted by Carol Ann Duffy and directed by Rufus Norris, live from The National Theatre of Great Britain's Olivier Theatre tonight, July 16, 2015. (more...)

Metropolitan Room Welcomes Denise Spann Morgan & The 'Marvelous' Marvelettes TonightMetropolitan Room Welcomes Denise Spann Morgan & The 'Marvelous' Marvelettes Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2015

The internationally acclaimed jazz cabaret Metropolitan Room and Diva Dynasty Productions is proud to present Denise Spann Morgan and The 'Marvelous' Marvelettes in Come and Get These Memories, starring Annette Bland McCoy and LaRita Gaskins, and the Diva Dynasty Band featuring Anna Caldwell (piano), Joe Ham (drums), Kim Clarke (bass), and Kevin James Perry (guitar). (more...)

Audrey Brisson, Joseph Drake & More to Star in ROMEO + JULIET at Rose Theatre KingstonAudrey Brisson, Joseph Drake & More to Star in ROMEO + JULIET at Rose Theatre Kingston
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

Executive Producer Jerry Gunn today announces full casting for the company's production of Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet. Sally Cookson returns to theatre to direct Sharon D Clarke (Nurse), Matt Costain (Paris/Prince), Chris Bianchi (Friar Lawrence/ Montague), Audrey Brisson (Juliet), Joseph Drake (Romeo), Laura Elphinstone (Mercutio), Felix Hayes (Tybalt) and Javier Marzan (Peter). The production opens on 4 March, with previews from 28 February, and runs until 14 March. (more...)

Marianne Jean-Baptiste to Star in HANG at the Royal Court This SummerMarianne Jean-Baptiste to Star in HANG at the Royal Court This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2015

The Daily Mail reports that Marianne Jean-Baptiste will star in Debbie Tucker Green's new play HANG at the Royal Court this summer. (more...)

Photo & Video Recap: What You Missed from SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s Twitter TakeoverPhoto & Video Recap: What You Missed from SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s Twitter Takeover
by Sally Henry - Jan 28, 2016

BroadwayWorld went to the Renaissance today, courtesy of Michael James Scott. (more...)

NT Live to Broadcast EVERYMAN, Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, This JulyNT Live to Broadcast EVERYMAN, Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, This July
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

Celebrating its 6th year bringing live theatre to cinema audiences around the world, NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE is pleased to announce an international broadcast of Academy Award nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave) in the title role of Everyman, adapted by Carol Ann Duffy and directed by Rufus Norris, live from The National Theatre of Great Britain's Olivier Theatre on Thursday, July 16, 2015. Dates will vary at venues internationally and encore screenings will follow. (more...)

iLLA! A HIP HOP MUSICAL Wins NYMF Developmental Reading Series; Picked for 2016 Next Link ProjectiLLA! A HIP HOP MUSICAL Wins NYMF Developmental Reading Series; Picked for 2016 Next Link Project
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

iLLA! A Hip Hop Musical won the 2015 Award for Excellence for the NYMF Developmental Reading Series. Even more recently, iLLA was announced as the first 2016 Next Link Project for NYMF 2016.  (more...)

Felicia Fields, Chic Street Man & Sugaray Rayford to Star in Milwaukee Rep's LOW DOWN DIRTY BLUES, 3/20-5/24Felicia Fields, Chic Street Man & Sugaray Rayford to Star in Milwaukee Rep's LOW DOWN DIRTY BLUES, 3/20-5/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2015

Award-winning, multi-talented performers, Felicia Fields, Chic Street Man and Sugaray Rayford, will be heating up The Rep's Stackner Cabaret this March in Low Down Dirty Blues. Audiences will forget about the cold weather when they come see these powerhouse entertainers belt out the blues. Directed by Randal Myler, the production is set to begin performances in The Rep's Stackner Cabaret March 20, 2015 and runs through May 24, 2015. Opening night is Sunday, March 22, 2015. (more...)

Actors' Equity Association Celebrates Black History Month with WE LOVE YOU SHIRLEY TonightActors' Equity Association Celebrates Black History Month with WE LOVE YOU SHIRLEY Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

Actors' Equity Association's National EEO Committee celebrates Black History Month with We Love You Shirley tonight, February 29th. (more...)

Actors' Equity Association Will Celebrate Black History Month with WE LOVE YOU SHIRLEYActors' Equity Association Will Celebrate Black History Month with WE LOVE YOU SHIRLEY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2016

Actors' Equity Association's National EEO Committee will celebrate Black History Month with We Love You Shirley on Monday, February 29th.  The event is open to the public and will be held in Equity's Council Room, 165 West 46 Street, 14th floor.  The event begins at 7 p.m.  Seating is limited and is on a first come, first serve basis. (more...)

BROTHERS FROM THE BOTTOM to Play Billie Holiday Theatre, 3/6-29BROTHERS FROM THE BOTTOM to Play Billie Holiday Theatre, 3/6-29
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2015

As their award-winning theatre home in Bed-Stuy's Restoration Plaza undergoes a multi-million dollar facelift, The Billie Holiday Theatre (BHT) has announced a move that will bring their acclaimed productions to Brooklyn's flourishing Downtown Cultural District. Thanks to a special partnership with the Brooklyn Music School Playhouse, BHT will kick off a two-year residency with a high profile run of the play Brothers from the Bottom, starring actor and TONY Award-winning producer Wendell Pierce (SELMA, Treme, The Wire). The play, written and directed by BHT artistic director Jackie Alexander, will run March 6th - 29th at the Brooklyn Music School Playhouse, 126 Saint Felix Street between Hanson and Lafayette, in the heart of the BAM Cultural District. (Full details below.) (more...)

Dominion Entertainment Group Adds Performances to Run of 'BLACK NATIVITY'Dominion Entertainment Group Adds Performances to Run of 'BLACK NATIVITY'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

Dominion Entertainment Group is proud to announce that due to popular demand two additional performances of its hit holiday musical, BLACK NATIVITY: A GOSPEL CHRISTMAS MUSICAL EXPERIENCE, has been added to the schedule. (more...)

Cecilia Noble & Fraser James to Star in LIBERIAN GIRL at the Royal CourtCecilia Noble & Fraser James to Star in LIBERIAN GIRL at the Royal Court
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2014

Casting is announced today for Liberian Girl a new play by first time writer Diana Nneka Atuona. Directed by Matthew Dunster, the Alfred Fagon award-winning play follows one teenage girl's story of survival. (more...)

Goodman Theatre Announces March-April 2015 Lineup for Citywide August Wilson CelebrationGoodman Theatre Announces March-April 2015 Lineup for Citywide August Wilson Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

Goodman Theatre, in collaboration with Chicago's various off-Loop theaters and Northwestern University, unveils partial programming in its spring 2015 citywide "August Wilson Celebration" -- an extensive retrospective of the late playwright's life, artistry and influence on American culture. The seven-week Celebration takes place in March and April 2015 on dual landmark occasions: the 70th anniversary of the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright's birth and the 10th anniversary of his death. (more...)

FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE Begins Tonight at Broward Stage Door TheatreFIVE GUYS NAMED MOE Begins Tonight at Broward Stage Door Theatre
by Carol Kassie - Dec 10, 2014

Everyone knows Scrooge and Mr. Potter, but can the holiday spirit work its magic on everyone's favorite man of mystery? Back for a fourth year, Raven Theatre's Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Goose follows Holmes and Watson as they investigate the mysterious theft and even more mysterious discovery of the Countess of Morcar's blue carbuncle, today, December 10-January 4. (more...)

FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE Begins 12/10 at Broward Stage Door TheatreFIVE GUYS NAMED MOE Begins 12/10 at Broward Stage Door Theatre
by Carol Kassie - Dec 1, 2014

Rolling Stone Magazine ranked pioneering musician, songwriter and bandleader Louis Jordan number 59 on its list of 100 Greatest Artists of All Time. Known as 'The King of Jukebox', and 'The Grandfather of Rock 'n Roll', Jordan's music appealed to everyone - regularly topping music charts - mainstream, top ten, and pop - from the 1930s swing era into the 1950's rock and roll revolution In Five Guys Named Moe playwright Clarke Peters has fashioned an exciting, exhilarating, and exuberantly loving tribute to Jordan and his music. The production will run at Broward Stage Door Theatre from December 10th through January 18th. (more...)

Full Cast Set for World Premiere of A WOLF IN SNAKESKIN SHOES at Tricycle TheatreFull Cast Set for World Premiere of A WOLF IN SNAKESKIN SHOES at Tricycle Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

Tricycle Theatre Artistic Director Indhu Rubasingham today announces the full cast for the world premiere of A Wolf in Snakeskin Shoes, by multi-award winning American playwright Marcus Gardley. Sharon D. Clarke and Lucian Msamati lead the company which also includes Adjoa Andoh, Ayesha Antoine, Michelle Bonnard,Wil Johnson, Karl Queensborough and Angela Wynter in the production which opens on 14 October, with previews from 8 October, and runs until 14 November.   (more...)

Sharon D Clarke Joins Cast Of A WOLF IN SNAKESKIN SHOESSharon D Clarke Joins Cast Of A WOLF IN SNAKESKIN SHOES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

The Tricycle Theatre has confirmed the complete cast for A Wolf In Snakeskin Shoes, which runs from October 8.  (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 8/11/2015 - Annie Baker's JOHN Opens and More!WAKE UP with BWW 8/11/2015 - Annie Baker's JOHN Opens and More!
by Jessica Khan - Aug 11, 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: Annie Baker's JOHN opens off-Broadway, ON THE TOWN welcomes a new dancer and more! (more...)

CBS Sports Airs Masters for 60th Straight Year This WeekendCBS Sports Airs Masters for 60th Straight Year This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2015

The Masters, the most renowned tournament in golf, will be broadcast on CBS for the 60th consecutive year from the majestic setting of Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga. This year marks the 79th Masters Tournament, one of the most highly anticipated sporting events of the year. Last year, Bubba Watson won his second Masters in three years. (more...)

CBS Sports Announces Coverage of 80th MASTERS TOURNAMENTCBS Sports Announces Coverage of 80th MASTERS TOURNAMENT
by TV News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

Final-round 18-hole coverage is scheduled for Sunday, April 10 (2:00-7:00 PM, ET). Highlights of early-round play will be presented by CBS Sports on Thursday, April 7 and Friday, April 8 (11:35-11:50 PM, ET; both nights). (more...)

CBSSports.com to Offer Four Channels of Coverage for 2016 MastersCBSSports.com to Offer Four Channels of Coverage for 2016 Masters
by TV News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

CBS Sports and the Masters Tournament today announced that Masters Live, featuring live full-day video coverage on CBSSports.com, will offer four channels of golf action for the 2016 Masters Tournament (more...)

CBS Sports to Present 2015 MASTERS for 60th Consecutive YearCBS Sports to Present 2015 MASTERS for 60th Consecutive Year
by TV News Desk - Apr 3, 2015

The Masters®, the most renowned tournament in golf, will be broadcast on CBS for the 60th consecutive year from the majestic setting of Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga. (more...)

Ebony Repertory Theatre to Present THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS, 6/18-7/19Ebony Repertory Theatre to Present THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS, 6/18-7/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2015

Ebony Repertory Theatre (ERT - Founder/Producer Wren T. Brown) announced today that they will present the Pulitzer Prize Finalist and Tony Award-nominated production of THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS starring Tony Award-winner Roger Robinson (Joe Turner's Come and Gone) as Oedpius. The acclaimed production, conceived and adapted by Lee Breuer (Mabou Mines' Trilogy) and music by Bob Telson (Lincoln Center Theater's Chronicle of a Death Foretold), is a soul stirring dramatic-musical which takes place within the framework of a Pentecostal church service set against the tragic Greek background of the story of Oedipus at Colonus, in which the exiled king Oedipus seeks a place where he may be properly buried. ERT's production, directed by Andi Chapman (Actors Co-op's Steel Magnolias - Drama-Logue Award for Outstanding Director), will commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the Los Angeles Premiere. Performances will run June 18 - July 19, 2015 with an official press opening on Saturday, June 20 at the Nate Holden Performing Arts Center (4718 West Washington Boulevard) in Los Angeles. (more...)

The National to Revive MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM This WinterThe National to Revive MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

According to the Daily Mail, August Wilson's MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM is headed to the National Theatre in January, directed by Dominic Cooke. (more...)

Welcome to The Hummingbird! Meet the Full Cast of AIRLINE HIGHWAY, Opening Tonight on BroadwayWelcome to The Hummingbird! Meet the Full Cast of AIRLINE HIGHWAY, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 23, 2015

Manhattan Theatre Club's presentation of Steppenwolf Theatre Company's production of Airline Highway, the new play by Pulitzer Prize finalist Lisa D'Amour (Detroit), directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello (Casa Valentina, Take Me Out), opens tonight, April 23 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the company and watch interviews with the cast! (more...)

Check Out The Complete Video Playlist For The Hit Concert Series IF IT ONLY EVEN RUNS A MINUTECheck Out The Complete Video Playlist For The Hit Concert Series IF IT ONLY EVEN RUNS A MINUTE
by Michael Dale - Apr 21, 2016

How many of these great songs do you know from underappreciated musicals? (more...)

CBS Sports to Air Masters for 60th Straight Year, 4/9-12CBS Sports to Air Masters for 60th Straight Year, 4/9-12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

The Masters, the most renowned tournament in golf, will be broadcast on CBS for the 60th consecutive year from the majestic setting of Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga. This year marks the 79th Masters Tournament, one of the most highly anticipated sporting events of the year. Last year, Bubba Watson won his second Masters in three years. (more...)

Goodman Theatre to Host Citywide Lorraine Hansberry Celebration This SpringGoodman Theatre to Host Citywide Lorraine Hansberry Celebration This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

In conjunction with a production of playwright Lorraine Hansberry's final work, The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window, Goodman Theatre presents a Lorraine Hansberry Celebration (April 30 - June 5), curated by Goodman Resident Director Chuck Smith. (more...)

Jake Broder, Elijah Rock and Angela Teek Lead WORDS BY IRA GERSHWIN, Starting Tonight at The ColonyJake Broder, Elijah Rock and Angela Teek Lead WORDS BY IRA GERSHWIN, Starting Tonight at The Colony
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2015

The Colony Theatre is thrilled to present the final production of its historic 40th Anniversary season, the Los Angeles Premiere of WORDS BY IRA GERSHWIN A Musical Play by Joseph Vass, directed by David Ellenstein, Musical Director Kevin Toney, Musical Arranger Joseph Vass. WORDS BY IRA GERSHWIN will preview today, April 15; Thursday, April 16; and Friday, April 17 at 8:00pm. It will open on Saturday, April 18 at 8:00pm and continue through Sunday, May 17. (more...)

Full Cast Confirmed For THE VOTE At DonmarFull Cast Confirmed For THE VOTE At Donmar
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

The Donmar Warehouse has confirmed the full cast for The Vote. Joining the previously announced cast, Eddie Arnold, MyAnna Buring, Stavros Demetraki, Tommy French, Joanna Griffin, Gerard Horan, Chukwudi Iwuji, Stephen Kennedy, Beverley Longhurst, Andrew McDonald, Bhasker Patel, Penny Ryder and Michael Shaeffer complete an ensemble of actors who will represent the team of polling station volunteers, polling officers, and the diverse array of characters that are the voting public. (more...)

DIRECTV Tunes Up Its Swing For 2015 Masters Tournament CoverageDIRECTV Tunes Up Its Swing For 2015 Masters Tournament Coverage
by TV News Desk - Apr 1, 2015

Like a professional golfer fine-tuning their swing, DIRECTV has refined its “Masters Experience” for sports fans who want even more immersion in the game's signature event – the 2015 Masters Tournament. (more...)

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