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Oakland University Theatre Program Brings THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL to the Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

At 8 p.m. on Thursday, October 6, the theatre program at Oakland University will open its performance season with the musical The Scarlet Pimpernel, a powerful and passionate story of love and heroism, with music by Frank Wildhorn, book and lyrics by Nan Knighton, all based on the novel by Baroness Orczy. (more...)

Kate Burton to Star in Irish Rep's Immersive THE DEAD, 1904
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Irish Repertory Theatre and Dot Dot Productions, in association with The American Irish Historical Society, have announced the world premiere of THE DEAD, 1904 - an immersive adaptation of James Joyce's classic story, "The Dead," adapted by the Pulitzer Prize winning Irish poet Paul Muldoon (Moy Sand and Gravel) and novelist Jean Hanff Korelitz (Admission, You Should Have Known). (more...)

Lisa Lampanelli's STUFFED World Premiere Starts Tonight at WP Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

WP Theater welcomes Obie Award Winning actress Zainab Jah (Eclipsed) and rising actress Jessica Luck, joining two-time Grammy-nominated comedian Lisa Lampanelli (HBO, Comedy Central, The Howard Stern Show) and Outer Critics Circle Award winner Ann Harada (Avenue Q, Cinderella) in completing the cast for the world premiere of STUFFED, a new play written by Lampanelli, with additional material by Ashley Austin Morris. (more...)

MOBILE UNIT'S HAMLET, Starring Chukwudi Iwuji, Opens Tonight at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

The Public Theater's MOBILE UNIT'S Hamlet officially opens at the The Public Theater's Shiva Theater tonight, September 22, for a run through Sunday, October 9.  (more...)

Dermot Crowley and Dearbhla Molloy Lead AFTERPLAY, Beginning Tonight at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Irish Repertory Theatre presents the New York premiere of AFTERPLAY, by Tony and Olivier Award winner Brian Friel. Directed by Joe Dowling (Tartuffe), and starring Irish stage and screen stars Dermot Crowley and Dearbhla Molloy. (more...)

GIRL X and More Set for Japan Society's 2016-2017 Performing Arts Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Japan Society announces its 2016-2017 Performing Arts Season featuring works by visionary artists in dance, music and theater, along with one-of-a-kind related workshops and events. (more...)

Up on the Marquee: LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES
by Walter McBride - Sep 16, 2016

The Donmar Warehouse production of Christopher Hampton's Les Liaisons Dangereuses, starring Tony Award winners Janet McTeer and Liev Schreiber, directed by the Donmar's Artistic Director Josie Rourke, begins performances on Saturday, October 8, 2016 and will open on Sunday, October 30, 2016 at the Booth Theatre (222 W 45th St). This is a 15-week only engagement through Sunday, January 22, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the marquee below! (more...)

Dermot Crowley and Dearbhla Molloy to Lead AFTERPLAY at Irish Rep This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Irish Repertory Theatre will present the New York premiere of AFTERPLAY, by Tony and Olivier Award winner Brian Friel. Directed by Joe Dowling (Tartuffe), and starring Irish stage and screen stars Dermot Crowley and Dearbhla Molloy. (more...)

BWW TV: Go Inside Rehearsals with the Sexy Cast of LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES!
by TV - Press Previews - Sep 14, 2016

Les Liaisons Dangereuses begins Broadway performances on Saturday, October 8, 2016 and will open on Sunday, October 30, 2016 at the Booth Theatre (222 W 45th St). This is a 15-week only engagement throughSunday, January 22, 2017. As previously announced, Janet McTeer will play 'La Marquise de Merteuil,' Liev Schreiber will play 'Le Vicomte de Valmont,' Birgitte Hjort Sorensen will play 'Madame de Tourvel' and Mary Beth Peil will play 'Madame de Rosemonde.' (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway's About to Get Steamy... Meet the Company of LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES
by Jennifer Broski - Sep 13, 2016

Les Liaisons Dangereuses begins Broadway performances on Saturday, October 8, 2016 and will open on Sunday, October 30, 2016 at the Booth Theatre (222 W 45th St). This is a 15-week only engagement throughSunday, January 22, 2017.  As previously announced, Janet McTeer will play 'La Marquise de Merteuil,' Liev Schreiber will play 'Le Vicomte de Valmont,' Birgitte Hjort Sorensen will play 'Madame de Tourvel' and Mary Beth Peil will play 'Madame de Rosemonde.'  The company just met the press and you can check out photos from the big day below! (more...)

MOBILE UNIT'S HAMLET, Starring Chukwudi Iwuji, Begins Next Week at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

The Public Theater will begin previews for the MOBILE UNIT'S Hamlet on Monday, September 19. (more...)

Photo Coverage: LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES Cast Take First Preview Bows on Broadway
by Walter McBride - Oct 9, 2016

The cast of Les Liaisons Dangereuses took their first preview bows on Broadway last night, and BroadwayWorld was there to capture the excitement. Check out the photos below! (more...)

Lisa Lampanelli's STUFFED Premieres Tonight at WP Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

WP Theater welcomes Obie Award Winning actress Zainab Jah (Eclipsed) and rising actress Jessica Luck, joining two-time Grammy-nominated comedian Lisa Lampanelli (HBO, Comedy Central, The Howard Stern Show) and Outer Critics Circle Award winner Ann Harada (Avenue Q, Cinderella) in completing the cast for the world premiere of STUFFED, a new play written by Lampanelli, with additional material by Ashley Austin Morris. (more...)

The Hope Theatre and LWL Entertainment Announces a Co-Production of Bryony Lavery's HER ACHING HEART
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

The Hope Theatre is thrilled to announce that LWL Entertainment Ltd will coproduce their third 2016 in-house production, Bryony Lavery's bodice-ripping musical full of gothic silliness and sapphic tomfoolery, HER ACHING HEART. (more...)

SAINT JOAN, Starring Gemma Arterton, Finds Full Company at Donmar Warehouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

Donmar Artistic Director Josie Rourke today announced full casting for her revival of Bernard Shaw's Saint Joan. As previously announced, the production will star Gemma Arterton, alongside Matt Bardock, Richard Cant, Hadley Fraser and Elliot Levey. (more...)

HORMEL BLACK LABEL Bacon Introduces The Black Market
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

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BWW Review: Janet McTeer and Liev Schreiber Star In Visually Gorgeous and Emotionally Stark LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES
by Michael Dale - Oct 31, 2016

An older man makes it clear that he intends to have his way with a young woman who trusted him. When she struggles, he assures her that she won't be believed if she says she wasn't asking for it, and she knows he's right. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Las Vegas - Week of 10/30/2016
by BWW - Oct 30, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/30/2016 for Las Vegas (more...)

Review Roundup: LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES Opens on Broadway- All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Oct 30, 2016

The Broadway production of Donmar Warehouse's Les Liaisons Dangereuses, which is playing a limited engagement through Sunday, January 22, 2017 only at the Booth Theatre (222 W 45th St), officially opens tonight, and BroadwayWorld has all the reviews! (more...)

BWW TV: First Look at LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES Broadway Revival!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 29, 2016

The Broadway production of Donmar Warehouse's Les Liaisons Dangereuses is playing a limited engagement through Sunday, January 22, 2017 only at the Booth Theatre (222 W 45th St). BroadwayWorld has a scintillating first look at the steamy B-Roll footage below! (more...)

Patrick Marber's Critically Acclaimed Production Of Tom Stoppard's Travesties Transfers To The West End Next Year
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Patrick Marber's critically acclaimed production of Tom Stoppard's Travesties transfers to the West End in 2017 for a limited run at the Apollo Theatre - with over 100 tickets at each performance at just £20. (more...)

Photo Flash: Scintillating First Look at Liev Schreiber and Janet McTeer in LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

The Broadway production of Donmar Warehouse's Les Liaisons Dangereuses is playing a limited engagement through Sunday, January 22, 2017 only at the Booth Theatre (222 W 45th St). BroadwayWorld has a scintillating first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

Judy Gold and More to Bring A NIGHT OF COMEDY GOLD to Ridgefield Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

The Ridgefield Playhouse and Bart's Tree Service Comedy Series bring A Night of Comedy Gold with Judy Gold and Friends to the stage on Friday, November 4 at 8 p.m. and is hosted by Connecticut Funny Lady Christine O'Leary! (more...)

Center Stage Announces LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES Cast and Artistic Team
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

 Center Stage is pleased to announce the cast and artistic team for Les Liaisons Dangereuses, its first production of the 2016/17 Season. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Las Vegas - Week of 10/23/2016
by BWW - Oct 23, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/23/2016 for Las Vegas (more...)

Simon Callow Returns to the Arts Theatre for A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

The hugely popular re-imagining of Charles Dickens' festive staple A Christmas Carol, starring Simon Callow and directed by Tom Cairns, will return to the Arts Theatre in London for a strictly limited season from 8 December to 7 January.   (more...)

Slow Burn Theatre to Stage 'HUNCHBACK', TITANIC and More in 2016-17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

South Florida's acclaimed Slow Burn Theatre Company has announced its upcoming 2016-17 season, featuring four blockbuster musicals that will be presented exclusively at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

DVR ALERT: Liev Schreiber, Andrew Rannells, Ben Vereen to Visit Next Week's TODAY on NBC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

NBC has announced that on Monday, October 17th, Liev Schreiber will visit TODAY to talk about starring in Broadway's LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES. The actor will appear during during the 9 - 10 am hour of the morning show. (more...)

VIDEO: Liev Schreiber, Janet McTeer Talk Steamy Broadway Drama LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES
by TV News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

On this morning's TODAY, Tony Award winners Liev Schreiber and Janet McTeer stopped by to talk about their steamy Broadway drama LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES. Watch the appearance below! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Las Vegas - Week of 10/16/2016
by BWW - Oct 16, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/16/2016 for Las Vegas (more...)

DVR ALERT: Liev Schreiber, Andrew Rannells, Ben Vereen to Visit Next Week's TODAY on NBC
by TV News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

NBC has announced that on Monday, October 17th, Liev Schreiber will visit TODAY to talk about starring in Broadway's LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES. The actor will appear during during the 9 - 10 am hour of the morning show. (more...)

John Keating, Laoisa Sexton and More to Star in THE PIGEON IN THE TAJ MAHAL at Irish Rep; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

Irish Repertory Theatre has announced complete casting for the world premiere of THE PIGEON IN THE TAJ MAHAL, by Laoisa Sexton. (more...)

Boston Public Library Commemorates 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare's Death with Shakespeare Exhibition, 10/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

2016 marks the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death, and Boston Public Library honors the Bard's lasting legacy with its Shakespeare Unauthorized exhibition, opening on Friday, October 14 in the McKim Exhibition Hall on the first floor of the McKim building at the Central Library in Copley Square. The exhibition is presented in conjunction with the BPL citywide initiative All the City's a Stage: A Season of Shakespeare at the Boston Public Library, connecting audiences to theater and the dramatic arts with programs throughout the library system. Boston Public Library holds one of the largest and most comprehensive collections of Shakespeare in a public institution, including the first four folios of his collected works, 45 early quarto editions of individual plays, and thousands of volumes of early source material, commentaries, translations, manuscripts, and more. Visit www.bpl.org/shakespeare to view the complete offerings of the initiative. (more...)

Boston Library Presents SHAKESPEARE UNAUTHORIZED, an Exhibition Commemorating the 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare's Death
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

2016 marks the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death, and Boston Public Library and the Norman B. Leventhal Map Center will honor the Bard's lasting legacy with two exhibitions at the Central Library this fall, as well as programming at library locations citywide. Boston Public Library holds one of the largest and most comprehensive collections of Shakespeare in a public institution, including the first four folios of his collected works, 45 early quarto editions of individual plays, and thousands of volumes of early source material, commentaries, translations, manuscripts, and more. (more...)

BWW Review: A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Is the Perfect Serial Murderer Musical
by Anton Anderssen - Oct 12, 2016

If you like your Halloween entertainment a little on the wacky-creepy side, you will love Broadway in Detroit's “A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER” now on stage at the beautiful Fisher Theatre. A musical about a serial killer could never be more funny. This show won four Tonys at the 68th Tony Awards in June 2014, including Best Musical. It is based on the 1907 novel Israel Rank: The Autobiography of a Criminal by Roy Horniman and its screen adaptation, the 1949 British film Kind Hearts and Coronets. Characters in the play are penned after real-life English Aristocrats, primarily a frivolous British Prime Minister. (more...)

BWW Interview: Broadway Choreographer Larry Fuller Talks Career and Being Celebrated by Dancers Over 40
by Bob Rizzo - Oct 10, 2016

Choreographer Larry Fuller is responsible for the staging of some of Broadway's most iconic musicals. Whether it was his Tony Award nominated dances in Evita, or his staging for the murderous Sondheim musical Sweeney Todd, his stylized movement always held your attention. Larry has staged both the Tony Awards and the Emmy Awards and has worked numerous times with legendary Broadway director Hal Prince. (more...)

NBC's AMERICA'S GOT TALENT to Present Holiday Star-Studded Spectacular, 12/19
by TV News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

On the heels of the show's most successful season in five years, Nick Cannon hosts an astounding evening with a talented cast of performers coming together for a special one-night only “America's Got Talent Holiday Spectacular.” (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Las Vegas - Week of 11/06/2016
by BWW - Nov 6, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/06/2016 for Las Vegas (more...)

Judy Gold and More to Bring A NIGHT OF COMEDY GOLD to Ridgefield Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

The Ridgefield Playhouse and Bart's Tree Service Comedy Series bring A Night of Comedy Gold with Judy Gold and Friends to the stage today, November 4 at 8 p.m. and is hosted by Connecticut Funny Lady Christine O'Leary! (more...)

THEATER TALK to Feature Simon McBurney and Christopher Hampton
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

This week on THEATER TALK, it's two inspired British theatrical artists on Broadway - first, Simon McBurney, the creator and performer in the acclaimed theatrical experience, The Encounter, followed by Christopher Hampton, dramatist of the 1782 book by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos, Les Liaisons Dangereuses. (more...)

James "Talent" Harris, Kevin Nealon, Jeff Ross, Judy Gold, Gilbert Gottfried, Dave Attell, And More To Bring Laughter And Good Cheer To Carolines On Broadway In The Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Carolines on Broadway announces its line-up for the month of December. (more...)

BWW Interview: Scott Stangland Hears Two Magic Words: 'You're On!'
by Naomi Serviss - Nov 23, 2016

The understudy for Josh Groban in NATASHA, PIERRE AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812, Stangland took over just two days after opening and is settling in. (more...)

LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES to Close Early this January
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

The Donmar Warehouse production of Christopher Hampton's Les Liaisons Dangereuses is in its final seven weeks with the limited engagement now ending on Sunday, January 8, 2017 at the Booth Theatre (222 W 45th St). (more...)

Washington Stage Guild Revives its Production of IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

The Washington Stage Guild starts its 'Pearl Anniversary' season with a remount of one of America's favorite holiday stories in It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play. It's Christmas Eve, 1946, and we are the studio audience for a local radio station as its cast of voice actors and one very busy sound effects man broadcast the beloved tale of George Bailey and his encounter with Clarence, his guardian angel. This 'radio play-within-a-play' re-imagines the familiar movie as it would have been heard in homes all over America in the late 40s, when just such a broadcast took place. Playwright (more...)

LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES Offering Rush Tickets Starting Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Les Liaisons Dangereuses has announced a rush ticket policy beginning Tuesday, November 22. (more...)

Larysa Plawan Levycky Releases Historical Fiction DESTINY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Author Larysa Plawan Levycky wanted the world to know how much German Aristocrats have contributed to agriculture and cultural development of Eastern Ukraine and how during Josef Stalin's regime, German Aristocrats were persecuted. It prompted her in writing the historical fiction titled 'Destiny' (published by Trafford Publishing). (more...)

Richard Nelson's THE GABRIELS Election Year Play Cycle to Tour to DC, Hong Kong and Australia
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

The Public Theater announced today that Richard Nelson's acclaimed trilogy THE GABRIELS: Election Year in the Life of One Family will tour to Washington D.C., Australia, and Hong Kong beginning in January 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Hope Theatre's HER ACHING HEART
by Roy Tan - Dec 3, 2016

4 and 5 star reviews continue to float across the media as critics and audiences alike praise The Hope Theatre's 25th anniversary in-house production of Bryony Lavery's hilarious Mill's and Boon pastiche 'Her Aching Heart' since curtains rose on the 29th November. (more...)

Voices Carry: A Celebration of Irish Women Writing at Irish Arts Center 12/6
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Irish Arts Center, which projects a dynamic image of Ireland and Irish America for the 21st century, is pleased to present Voices Carry: A Celebration of Women Writing, December 6. Organized by author and playwright Honor Molloy and directed by Kira Simring, the event features Ms. Molloy and actors Gina Costigan, Angel Desai and Orlagh Cassidy in dramatic readings of 20th Century works spanning a variety of forms, including memoir, novels, poetry, drama, and radio. The featured texts-by renowned contemporary authors Anne Enright andEdna O'Brien; playwright Gina Moxley; and late writers including Leland Bardwell, Maeve Brennan, Elizabeth Bowen, Lucy Grealy, Maura Laverty, and Claire McAllister-explore the humor, depth, and resilience of Irish and Irish American women. (more...)

VIDEO: Liev Schreiber Talks LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES on 'Live'
by TV News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Actor Liev Schreiber sat down with Kelly Ripa and guest co-host, her hubby Mark Consuelos to talk about the Broadway play LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES on today's "LIVE with Kelly." (more...)

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