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BWW's On This Day - September 1, 2015BWW's On This Day - September 1, 2015
by - Sep 1, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 1 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Juma Sharkah and Laura Elsworthy Join MIF's THE SKRIKERJuma Sharkah and Laura Elsworthy Join MIF's THE SKRIKER
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

Juma Sharkah and Laura Elsworthy will play Lily and Josie respectively in The Skriker at Manchester International Festival. The production will run at Royal Exchange Theatre from 4 July. The ensemble cast will include Sarah Amankwah, Harry Attwell, Alex Austin, Hannah Hutch, Martins Imhangbe, Kate Jackson, Stuart Overington, Beatrice Scirocchi, Andrew Sheridan, Jessica Walker, Leah Walker and Owen Whitelaw. As previously announced, Maxine Peake will play the eponymous role. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for EAST IS EAST at Theatre Royal GlasgowFull Cast Announced for EAST IS EAST at Theatre Royal Glasgow
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

Adam Karim (Sajit Khan), Assad Zaman (Saleem Khan), Dharmesh Patel (Abdul Khan), Salma Hoque (Meenah Khan) and Simon Nagra (George Khan) join the previously announced comedy award-winning actress Pauline McLynn (Ella Khan) and original West End cast members, Ashley Kumar (Tariq Khan) and Darren Kuppan (Maneer Khan) to complete the casting of the Khan family in the national tour of Ayub Khan Din's critically-acclaimed play East is East. The Khans are joined by Kammy Darweish (Mr Shah), Sakuntala Ramanee (Mrs Shah) and Sally Bankes (Auntie Annie). (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 5/27/2015 - Criss Leads STARS IN THE ALLEY, THE TEMPEST Begins in the Park and More!WAKE UP with BWW 5/27/2015 - Criss Leads STARS IN THE ALLEY, THE TEMPEST Begins in the Park and More!
by Jessica Showers - May 27, 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: STARS IN THE ALLEY, THE TEMPEST in the Park and more! (more...)

Juma Sharkah & Laura Elsworthy to Join Maxine Peake in THE SKRIKER at Manchester International FestivalJuma Sharkah & Laura Elsworthy to Join Maxine Peake in THE SKRIKER at Manchester International Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

Juma Sharkah and Laura Elsworthy will play Lily and Josie respectively in The Skriker at Manchester International Festival. The production will run at Royal Exchange Theatre from 4 July. The ensemble cast will include Sarah Amankwah, Harry Attwell, Alex Austin, Hannah Hutch, Martins Imhangbe, Kate Jackson, Stuart Overington, Beatrice Scirocchi, Andrew Sheridan, Jessica Walker, Leah Walker and Owen Whitelaw. As previously announced, Maxine Peake will play the eponymous role. (more...)

TEMPLE, with Simon Russell Beale, Begins at Donmar Warehouse TonightTEMPLE, with Simon Russell Beale, Begins at Donmar Warehouse Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

Howard Davies will direct Steve Waters' new play TEMPLE, a fictionalised account of the events that took place during the 2011 Occupy demonstration outside St Paul's Cathedral. Simon Russell Beale will return to the Donmar stage to play the Dean having previously starred in The Philanthropist, Twelfth Night and Uncle Vanya (for which he won the 2003 Olivier Award for Best Actor). The show starts tonight, May 21, with an official opening slated for May 27. TEMPLE runs through July 25, 2015. (more...)

Rutina Wesley to Lead The Old Globe's TWELFTH NIGHT; Cast, Creatives Set!Rutina Wesley to Lead The Old Globe's TWELFTH NIGHT; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

The complete cast and creative team have been announced for The Old Globe production of William Shakespeare's delightful and romantic Twelfth Night. Rebecca Taichman, whose production of the time-traveling Time and the Conways fascinated audiences last April, is back to direct the first show of the 2015 Summer Shakespeare Festival. The Old Globe engagement will begin performances on June 21 and run through July 26, 2015, with opening night on Saturday, June 27 at 8:00 p.m., in the Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. (more...)

Full Cast Set for European Premiere of ORSON'S SHADOWFull Cast Set for European Premiere of ORSON'S SHADOW
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

Final casting is announced today for the European premiere of Orson's Shadow, a critically acclaimed comedy by Austin Pendleton, about the time when Hollywood giants Orson Welles and Laurence Olivier worked together for the first time - the inspired idea of legendary theatre critic, Kenneth Tynan.  (more...)

Playhouse on the Square to Present THE GOSPEL AT COLONUSPlayhouse on the Square to Present THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

Based on Sophocles' Greek myth Oedipus and set in a contemporary African-American gospel church service, this production will move and thrill you with electrifying vocals. Scorned and aged, Oedipus arrives at Colonus where he will die as fate foretold. But before his demise, he must tell his side of events. His journey toward truth, self-understanding, and forgiveness comes with soaring songs and an ending to lift the soul. (more...)

LTC Announces Directors for CARNAVAL 2015; Latina/o New Works Festival Runs 7/23-25LTC Announces Directors for CARNAVAL 2015; Latina/o New Works Festival Runs 7/23-25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

The Latina/o Theatre Commons (LTC) proudly announces the roster of powerhouse directors paired with eight playwrights for the groundbreaking Carnaval 2015-a theatre festival of New Latina/o work at The Theatre School at DePaul University, 2350 N. Racine, Chicago, July 23-25. (more...)

Candice Guardino's New Sketch Comedy GILDA AND MARGARETTE Plays Second City LACandice Guardino's New Sketch Comedy GILDA AND MARGARETTE Plays Second City LA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2015

Candice Guardino is adding to her list of successful theatrical productions with the debut of Gilda and Margarette, a sketch comedy show. Gilda and Margarette, will perform once a month at 9pm at Second City in Los Angeles. (more...)

BWW Reviews: APT's Sensational THE ISLAND Honors Fugard's Timeless Plea for Political JusticeBWW Reviews: APT's Sensational THE ISLAND Honors Fugard's Timeless Plea for Political Justice
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Jun 29, 2015

n a tribute to Athol Fugard and his 1973 Tony and Drama Desk Critic Award winning play, American Players Theatre in their Touchstone Theater stages The Island. When first produced by Fugard in South Africa, the play attempted collaboration between the black and white actors and/or prisoners in a theatrical protest agianst the country's injust apartheid policies. The original actors and co-writers, John Kani and Winston Nishona, were actually imprisoned on South Africa's Robben Island where the country's eventual preseident Nelson Mandela spent more than 25 years. During this period in time, even the name Robben Island was prohibited from being spoken outloud. (more...)

Greg Vrostos & Angel Desai to Star in BTG's FRANKIE AND JOHNNY IN THE CLAIR DE LUNE This SummerGreg Vrostos & Angel Desai to Star in BTG's FRANKIE AND JOHNNY IN THE CLAIR DE LUNE This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

Berkshire Theatre Group and Artistic Director/CEO, Kate Maguire, are thrilled to announce the casting for Berkshire Theatre Group's production of Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune directed by Karen Allen. Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune runs from Wednesday, July 29 to Saturday, August 22 at The Fitzpatrick Main Stage. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Playhouse's GOSPEL AT COLONUS Finds Sophocles 'Holy Rollin'BWW Reviews: Playhouse's GOSPEL AT COLONUS Finds Sophocles 'Holy Rollin'
by Joseph Baker - Jun 21, 2015

While watching THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS, the African-American version of Sophocles' OEDIPUS AT COLONUS as created by Lee Breuer (with music by Bob Telson), I was reminded of the reimagining of the Old Testament by Marc Connelly in the 1930 Pulitzer Prize-winning THE GREEN PASTURES. Like GOSPEL, THE GREEN PASTURES serves up time-honored material by transposing it to a religious setting;. PASTURES relates the Old Testament as envisioned by a young Afro-American boy; thus, Heaven is one big fish fry. When I first saw the 1936 film version (which Connelly, a white man, scripted for Warners' director William Keighley), I found it a special experience -- a wonderful all-black cast was an anomaly for a young viewer in the late 1950's and early i60's; now, with the passage of time (and legislation), I can understand why modern audiences would find it politically incorrect (though that cast is still peopled with some amazing talent). Interestingly, Mr. Breuer eschews following Connelly's suit, and though he utilizes a Black minister and church service to tell his tale, he focuses instead on an ancient Greek tragedy rather than the Old -- or New -- Testament. (more...)

Jonathan Groff, Jan Maxwell, Laura Osnes & Julie Halston Set for TDF's Gala TonightJonathan Groff, Jan Maxwell, Laura Osnes & Julie Halston Set for TDF's Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Theatre Development Fund, the not-for-profit service organization for the performing arts, will honor three of the organization's 'Unsung Heroes' - Ted Chapin, Jeffrey Gural and Robert Zukerman at TDF's Gala tonight, June 15 at the Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street). (more...)

Noche Flamenca to Present ANTIGONA, 7/13-8/8Noche Flamenca to Present ANTIGONA, 7/13-8/8
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Soledad Barrio, Noche Flamenca's celebrated lead dancer and choreographer, brings her usual fire to the role of Antigone, the classical Greek heroine. Daughter of Oedipus and sister of the shunned Polyneices, Antigone follows her heart and defies Creon by burying her brother. Sentenced to death, Antigone then kills herself. Director George C. Wolfe in The New York Times has declared the company "brilliant," and said that "Soledad is a once-in-a-lifetime performer who combines overwhelming physicality and spirituality." (more...)

Young Vic's Acclaimed Revival of A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE Will Bow on Broadway This FallYoung Vic's Acclaimed Revival of A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE Will Bow on Broadway This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

Direct from two completely sold-out engagements in London, producers Scott Rudin and Lincoln Center Theater will bring the Young Vic's critically-acclaimed production of Arthur Miller's A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE to Broadway this fall.  The production, which swept the 2015 Olivier Awards — winning for Best Revival, Best Director, and Best Actor (Mark Strong) —will begin previews Wednesday evening, October 21 and open on Thursday, November 12 at the Lyceum Theatre, 149 West 45 Street.  A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE will play an 18-week limited engagement through Sunday, February 21, 2016. (more...)

59E59 Theaters' SUMMER SHORTS Returns in July59E59 Theaters' SUMMER SHORTS Returns in July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2015

59E59 Theaters will host the return of SUMMER SHORTS 2015, the annual festival of six short plays tailor-made for summer viewing, now in its 9th year. (more...)

American Players to Launch 2015 Season This Weekend with THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSORAmerican Players to Launch 2015 Season This Weekend with THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2015

American Players Theatre (APT) will launch its 36th Season June 6, 2015 with a preview performance of William Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor. (more...)

Kevin Harvey to Join Ben Whishaw in BAKKHAI at The Almeida; Full Cast Set!Kevin Harvey to Join Ben Whishaw in BAKKHAI at The Almeida; Full Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2015

The Almeida Theatre announces full casting for Bakkhai. James Macdonald directs Anne Carson's new version of Euripides' hedonistic, visceral tragedy. Using three actors and a chorus, this new production will echo the original Ancient Greek performance model. (more...)

Glenn Howerton and Rory O'Malley to Star in The Old Globe's THE COMEDY OF ERRORS; Cast & Creative Team Announced!Glenn Howerton and Rory O'Malley to Star in The Old Globe's THE COMEDY OF ERRORS; Cast & Creative Team Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2015

The complete cast and creative team have been announced for The Comedy of Errors as The Old Globe's 2015 Summer Shakespeare Festival continues the Globe's 80th Anniversary festivities as part of the Balboa Park Centennial Celebration. (more...)

The Barn Theatre School to Stage HANDS ON A HARDBODY This AugustThe Barn Theatre School to Stage HANDS ON A HARDBODY This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

Truckin' on to the Barn Theatre stage is Rex Smith starring in HANDS ON A HARDBODY! Playing August 11 - 23. (more...)

BWW Reviews: ANTIGONA by Noche Flamenca and Soledad BarrioBWW Reviews: ANTIGONA by Noche Flamenca and Soledad Barrio
by Wesley Doucette - Jul 28, 2015

Noche Flamenca and Soledad Barrio collaborate to reconstruct the totemic Greek tragedy. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 22, 2015BWW's On This Day - July 22, 2015
by - Jul 22, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 22 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 21, 2015BWW's On This Day - July 21, 2015
by - Jul 21, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 21 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

A Fragile Tomorrow Releasing 5th Studio Album 'Make Me Over'A Fragile Tomorrow Releasing 5th Studio Album 'Make Me Over'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

Charleston, SC four piece, A Fragile Tomorrow are releasing their fifth studio album Make Me Over, their label debut from MPress Records. (more...)

A Fragile Tomorrow Announce MPress Debut 'Make Me Over'A Fragile Tomorrow Announce MPress Debut 'Make Me Over'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

Charleston, SC four piece, A Fragile Tomorrow are releasing their fifth studio album Make Me Over, their label debut from MPress Records. (more...)

Rob Campbell, Amber Gray and More to Lead CSC's GREEK FESTIVAL This FallRob Campbell, Amber Gray and More to Lead CSC's GREEK FESTIVAL This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2015

Classical Greek theatre will take over Classic Stage Company when it begins its 2015/2016 season with the inaugural GREEK FESTIVAL! (more...)

Alumnae Theatre Presents Provocative New ANTIGONEAlumnae Theatre Presents Provocative New ANTIGONE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2015

Alumnae Theatre launches our 2015-2016 season with Antigone by Jean Anouilh, adapted by Lewis Galantiere, September 18-October 3, 2015. This provocative adaptation of the Sophocles tragedy presents a world of honor, treachery and fateful consequences. Jean Anouilh's modernized version uses the classic Greek tragedy Antigone to explore the disturbing moral dilemmas of our times. (more...)

Cutting Ball to Stage New Translation of LIFE IS A DREAM This FallCutting Ball to Stage New Translation of LIFE IS A DREAM This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

Cutting Ball Theater opens its 17th season with a new translation of LIFE IS A DREAM by Pedro Calderon de la Barca, running October 2 - November 1, 2015. (more...)

Photo Flash: Edinburgh International Festival's THE HARMONIUM PROJECT Draws Huge CrowdPhoto Flash: Edinburgh International Festival's THE HARMONIUM PROJECT Draws Huge Crowd
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

The Edinburgh International Festival opened last night with The Harmonium Project, a free outdoor animated performance that lit up the city's key concert hall, to celebrate 50 years of the Edinburgh Festival Chorus. Approximately 19,500 watched a series of projected artworks, designed by 59 Productions, on the Usher Hall whilst listening to John Adams' mesmerising choral work Harmonium. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

'SONGS OF THE HARLEM RIVER' Set for Dream Up Festival'SONGS OF THE HARLEM RIVER' Set for Dream Up Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2015

'Songs of the Harlem River: Forgotten one acts from the Harlem Renaissance' is a collection of one-acts written between 1920-1930 including works by Marita Bonner, Rafe M. Coleman, Georgia Douglas Johnson, Willis Richardson and Eulalie Spence as well as the poems of Sterling A. Brown, Langston Hughes and others. The evening is directed and choreographed by Shela Xoregos and will have its world premiere August 30 to September 6 in Theater for the New City's 2015 Dream Up Festival. (more...)

Edinburgh International Festival Closes With New RecordsEdinburgh International Festival Closes With New Records
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

The 2015 Edinburgh International Festival comes to a close today after a hugely successful programme, featuring some of the world's greatest artists, which has extended its reach to audiences both at the Festival and across the world. (more...)

The Play Company's 15th Anniversary Season to Feature Milisavljevic's ABYSS, SLEEP & MoreThe Play Company's 15th Anniversary Season to Feature Milisavljevic's ABYSS, SLEEP & More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

The Play Company (PlayCo), led by Founding Producer Kate Loewald and Executive Producer Lauren Weigel celebrates its 15th Anniversary season with programming that exemplifies its unique commitment to premiering plays from around the world, including the U.S., to advance a dynamic, international experience of contemporary theater as part of the American repertoire. (more...)

Arthur Miller's ALL MY SONS to Start 10/11 at A Noise WithinArthur Miller's ALL MY SONS to Start 10/11 at A Noise Within
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

A Noise Within (ANW), the acclaimed classical repertory theatre company, presents Arthur Miller's classic ALL MY SONS, as part of the 2015-2016 BREAKING AND ENTERING season, directed by Geoff Elliott, beginning October 11 and playing through November 21, 2015 (opens on October 17). Miller was born on October 17, 1915 (this production opens on the actual day and date of the centennial of Miller's birth).     (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 31, 2015BWW's On This Day - August 31, 2015
by - Aug 31, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 31 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 30, 2015BWW's On This Day - August 30, 2015
by - Aug 30, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 30 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Nilo Cruz, Lisa Loomer, Octavio Solis & More Set for Hero Theatre's FESTIVAL IRENENilo Cruz, Lisa Loomer, Octavio Solis & More Set for Hero Theatre's FESTIVAL IRENE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2015

Pulitzer-winning writer of Anna in the Tropics, Nilo Cruz, will be one of the playwrights featured in Hero Theatre's Festival Irene: Celebrating the Legacy of Maria Irene Fornes. The festival will include some of Fornes' most celebrated plays and feature works from some of her former students. Other Award-winning playwrights and former Fornes students that are part of the festival include Jorge Ignacio Cortiñas (Bird In the Hand), Migdalia Cruz (Miriam's Flowers), Lisa Loomer (Distracted), Eduardo Machado (The Cook), Cherrie Moraga (Heroes and Saints), Octavio Solis (Lydia) and Caridad Svich (Antigone Project). (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 29, 2015BWW's On This Day - August 29, 2015
by - Aug 29, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 29 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 28, 2015BWW's On This Day - August 28, 2015
by - Aug 28, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 28 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Group to Open 6th Season with ROMEO & JULIET and THE MANDRAKEQuintessence Theatre Group to Open 6th Season with ROMEO & JULIET and THE MANDRAKE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

Quintessence Theatre Group launches its sixth season of progressive classic theatre with Shakespeare's romantic tragedy ROMEO AND JULIET presented in rotating repertory with Wallace Shawn's celebrated translation of Machiavelli's sex comedy THE MANDRAKE. A nine actor repertory ensemble comprised of Quintessence's best and director Alexander Burns will continue to establish Quintessence's brand of full throttle epic classic theatre for today. ROMEO AND JULIET will begin previews on Wednesday, September 30 at 7pm and open on Saturday, October 3 at 8pm.  THE MANDRAKE will begin previews on Wednesday, October 14 at 7pm and open on Saturday, October 17 at 8pm. All performances are at the Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Ave in Mt Airy, Philadelphia, 19119. To purchase tickets visit www.QuintessenceTheatre.org or call 215.987.4450. (more...)

 Ben Power's A TENDER THING Receives Adelaide Premiere Ben Power's A TENDER THING Receives Adelaide Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2015

Shakespeare's works have been adapted in many ways through the centuries, including for modern stage audiences and for film and television. (more...)

A Fragile Tomorrow Announce 'Make Me Over'A Fragile Tomorrow Announce 'Make Me Over'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

Charleston, SC four piece, A Fragile Tomorrow are releasing their fifth studio album Make Me Over, their label debut from MPress Records. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 8/21; AVENUE Q at Seacoast Rep, OUR TOWN in Cleveland and More!Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 8/21; AVENUE Q at Seacoast Rep, OUR TOWN in Cleveland and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 21, 2015

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in New Hampshire, Cleveland, Melbourne and more.  Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include AVENUE Q at Seacoast Rep, OUR TOWN in Cleveland, and NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT in Melbourne, just to name a few. (more...)

David Ives' A FLEA IN HER EAR Begins 9/6 at A Noise WithinDavid Ives' A FLEA IN HER EAR Begins 9/6 at A Noise Within
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

A Noise Within (ANW), the acclaimed classical repertory theatre company, presents the Southern California regional premiere of Georges Feydeau's classic French farce, A Flea in Her Ear - considered the greatest of French farces -- in a new version written by David Ives. Directed by Julia Rodriguez-Elliott, the show begins previews on September 6 and plays through November 22, 2015 (opens on September 12). Flea is the first production in A Noise Within's 2015-2016 BREAKING & ENTERING season, and is followed by the world premiere translation/adaptation of Jean Anouilh's Antigone by Robertson Dean (September 20 to November 20) and All My Sons by Arthur Miller, the Company's contribution to the global Miller Centennial Celebration(October 11-November 21). (more...)

ANTIGONE Begins 9/20 at A Noise WithinANTIGONE Begins 9/20 at A Noise Within
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

A Noise Within (ANW), the acclaimed classical repertory theatre company, presents a world premiere adaptation of Jean Anouilh's Antigone, translated and directed by ANW Resident Artist Robertson Dean, beginning September 20 and playing through November 20, 2015 (opens on September 26).   Antigone is the second production in the Company's 2015-2016 BREAKING AND ENTERING season, preceded by the West Coast Premiere of David Ives' translation of Georges Feydeau's classic farce A Flea in Her Ear (September 6-November 22) and followed by All My Sons by Arthur Miller, in celebration of the Miller centennial (October 11-November 21). (more...)

BWW Review: Exploring Corruption in APT's THE ISLANDBWW Review: Exploring Corruption in APT's THE ISLAND
by Amanda Finn - Aug 18, 2015

I don't often stay for the post show discussion. Ordinarily, the show stands on its own and I am content with that. Every once in a while, however, a show stirs something within me that insists I stay to hear what the cast or the directors have to say. American Players Theatre's latest production of Athol Fugard's The Island is one such show. (more...)

Alumnae Theatre's 2015-16 Season to Feature ANTIGONE & MoreAlumnae Theatre's 2015-16 Season to Feature ANTIGONE & More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

Alumnae Theatre Company proudly announces our provocative 2015-2016 season featuring Antigone by Jean Anouilh, adapted by Lewis Galantiere; our explosively successful FireWorks Festival featuring original full-length plays by three local playwrights; Stepping Out by Richard Harris; the 28th annual New Ideas Festival; and the Pulitzer Prize winning play August: Osage County Tracy Letts. (more...)

HOW THE WORLD BEGAN to Make Chicago Premiere 9/9 at Rivendell TheatreHOW THE WORLD BEGAN to Make Chicago Premiere 9/9 at Rivendell Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble (RTE), Chicago's only Equity theatre dedicated to producing new work with women at the core, announces the third production of its 20th Anniversary Season, the Chicago premiere of How the World Began, written by Catherine Trieschmann and directed by Keira Fromm. The production runs September 2-October 10, 2015, at Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, 5779 N. Ridge Avenue in Chicago. The press opening is Wednesday, September 9, 2015, at 7:00pm. (more...)

Candice Guardino's ITALIAN BRED to Return to Hudson Guild Theatre This MonthCandice Guardino's ITALIAN BRED to Return to Hudson Guild Theatre This Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2015

Candice Guardino and her hilariously heartwarming, hit show Italian Bred packed the houses in New York City. This past February, Italian Bred premiered at the Hudson Theatre in Hollywood, to outstanding reviews, sell out crowds, and strong celebrity support. Italian Bred is being called "A Recipe for a Hilarious Sitcom," as it has been compared to The Wonder Years meets Everybody Loves Raymond, however, Italian Bred has it's own special touch, a story being told through a little girl's eyes. Now it's back for one night only -- Monday, August 17th at 8pm at the Hudson Guild Theatre, located at 6539 Santa Monica Blvd. Hollywood, Calif. (more...)

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