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Goodspeed Opera House (East Haddam, CT)
PO Box A, 6 Main Street
East Haddam, CT 06423

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Based on the screenplay be Steve Gordon

King Arthur, the famous semi-opera in five acts by Henry Purcell, brings together theatre, dance and opera to give pride of place to love and the motherland. The original libretto by the English poet, John Dryden, tells of the quest of Arthur, king of the Britons, to rescue his fiancťe, the princess Emmeline, abducted by his sworn enemy, Oswald, king of the Saxons. Our great Belgian novelist and poet, Peter Verhelst, has brought this passionate warriorís legend up-to-date and re-written the spoken parts, injecting the plot with the originality of his own colourful imagination. Moreover, this production will be part of the commemoration to mark the centenary of the start of the First World War. There can be no doubt that this modern rewriting, carried by the musical energy of the Ghent orchestra, BíRock, will revive the political impact and theatrical strength of Purcellís masterpiece.



Ed Hoopman, Maritza Bostic and Jared Troilo to Lead CAMELOT at Lyric Stage; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

A love triangle for the ages meets a new adaptation for today in Lerner & Loewe's CAMELOT at Lyric Stage. (more...)

Annie Baker's THE ANTIPODES Announces Fourth Extension Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

The Signature Theatre world premiere production of The Antipodes, written by Residency Five playwright Annie Baker and directed by Lila Neugebauer, has been extended for a fourth time. (more...)

Cast Announced for Alan Ayckbourn's HOUSE and GARDEN at The Watermill Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

The Watermill Theatre announces the cast of Alan Ayckbourn's duo of comedies, House and Garden, two major productions at the heart of the theatre's 50th anniversary celebrations. (more...)

John Gielgud's Tony Award for AGES OF MAN Sells for $15,000
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Acclaimed actor John Gielgud's 1959 Tony Award for his "Distinguished Contribution to Theatre' was auctioned last night for $15,000 at Nate D. Sanders Auctions. (more...)

2017 Drama Desk Awards Update Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Award winning playwright Jonathan Tolins (Buyer and Cellar, The Twilight of the Golds, The Last Sunday in June) will write the 2017 Drama Desk Awards show, it was announced today by Gretchen Shugart, the Managing Executive Producer of the Drama Desk Awards and Charles Wright, the President of the Drama Desk. (more...)

Scoop: GOOD MORNING AMERICA 5/1 - 5/5 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Apr 28, 2017

Get all the scoop on GOOD MORNING AMERICA 5/1 - 5/5, airing on ABC (more...)

Scoop: TODAY 5/1 - 5/12 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Apr 28, 2017

Get all the scoop on TODAY 5/1 - 5/12, airing on NBC (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Los Angeles You Might Have Missed 4/28 - WEST SIDE STORY and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Los Angeles You Might Have Missed 4/28 - WEST SIDE STORY and More! (more...)

Polar Power Reports First Quarter 2017 Financial Results
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

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Photo Coverage: Curtain Call And Press Night Celebration of McCoy-Rigby's WEST SIDE STORY At La Mirada Theatre
by Lily Lim - Apr 27, 2017

Powerful, poignant and timely as ever, LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & McCOY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT presented the fourth show of its 2016-2017 season, the most acclaimed musical of all time, WEST SIDE STORY, book by Arthur Laurents, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, music by Leonard Bernstein with musical direction by Brent Crayon, choreography by John Todd and directed by Ovation award-winner Richard Israel. (more...)

2017 Chicago SummerDance Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

The largest annual outdoor live music and dancing series in the United States, the 21st Annual Chicago SummerDance invites dancers of all abilities to flock to the Spirit of Music Garden in Grant Park and Chicago Park District locations throughout the city. (more...)


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Pittsburgh Symphony to Feature Neil Sedaka in PNC Pops Concert, 5/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Since first achieving fame as a teen pop sensation in the 1950s, Neil Sedaka has kept America singing for six decades. He brings the timeless hits of his storied career to Heinz Hall to perform with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra during the PNC Pops weekend May 12-14. (more...)

Photo Flash: Ray Cooney Farce OUT OF ORDER Comes To Opera House, Manchester
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Ray Cooney celebrates his 85th birthday and 70 years in showbiz in 2017, and to mark these momentous milestones he is working with producer Tom O'Connell on a brand new season of his classic comedies - including an updated production of his Olivier award-winning Westminster comedy Out of Order. (more...)

VIDEO: Behind-the-Scenes of THE ORIGINALIST at Pasadena Playhouse
by Stage Tube - Apr 27, 2017

THE ORIGINALIST, by John Strand (Charles MacArthur Award-winning Lovers and Executioners), directed by Molly Smith (Camp David and Artistic Director of Arena Stage), and starring four-time Helen Hayes Award-winner Edward Gero (Goodman Theatre's Red), tells the story about a liberal law student's nerve-wracking clerkship with Justice Antonin Scalia. THE ORIGINALIST, a co-production with Asolo Repertory Theatre, is now playing through May 7, 2017. (more...)

Recording Artist Ross Jack Makes US Debut with New Album 'Self Medicated' on Radikal Records
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Johannesburg born recording artist Ross Jack will be unleashing his unique brand of hip-hop in North America with the release of his new album, 'Self Medicated,' which is due out on Friday, April 28, 2017 on Radikal Records (more...)

LABA Presents LABAlive THREE: OTHERS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

LABAlive returns for a final presentation this season with a theatrical exploration of OTHER on Thursday, May 11th at 7:30pm at the Theater at The 14th Street Y, 344 E. 14th Street, NYC. Tickets are $18 and available by phone at 646-995-4310 or online at 14streety.org/tickets. (more...)

It's Going to Be a Bumpy Night: Cate Blanchett to Star in Ivo van Hove Stage Adaptation of ALL ABOUT EVE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Baz Bamigboye of The Daily Mail has reported that Academy Award winning actor, Cate Blanchett, has signed on to play the role of Margo Channing in a stage adaptation of the classic film All About Eve. (more...)

BWW Previews: THE PAUL LYNDE SHOW STARRING MICHAEL AIRINGTON at Windows Showroom At Bally's Las Vegas
by Debbie Hall - Apr 27, 2017

Paul Lynde, the brilliant comedic actor, lives on to entertain audiences in "The Paul Lynde Show starring Michael Airington." Generations remember Lynde from his performances on Broadway and in the film "Bye Bye Birdie," his television roles including Uncle Arthur on "Bewitched" and comedian extraordinaire in the center square on "The Hollywood Squares." (more...)

CABARET to Play San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

The critically acclaimed and award-winning Roundabout Theatre Company is proud to present, direct from Broadway, the national tour of SAM MENDES (Skyfall, American Beauty) and ROB MARSHALL's (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) Tony Award-winning production of CABARET, playing San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts (255 S. Almaden, San Jose) June 6-11, 2017. Press night for CABARET will be held on Tuesday, June 6 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Hunter College Art Galleries Announce HOMECOMING
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Hunter College Art Galleries are pleased to announce Homecoming, an exhibition of four Hunter Studio Art MFA alumni: Katherine Behar (MFA 2009), Oliver Herring (MFA 1991), Julia Jacquette (MFA 1992) and Yashua Klos (MFA 2009). (more...)

Unbound Productions to Stage First Evening-Length Play HOLMES, SHERLOCK AND THE CONSULTING DETECTIVE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Unbound Productions Executive Director Jonathan Josephson, Artistic Director Paul Millet, and Producing Artistic Director Jeff G. Rack have announced the details of the company's first fully-realized evening-length play: Holmes, Sherlock and The Consulting Detective, which will run for 19 performances between June 2 and July 1, 2017 in and around the historic Santa Anita Train Depot at the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden (159 S. Baldwin Ave, Arcadia, CA 91007). (more...)

A Film Celebration of James Caan Opens 5/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

For two glittering weekends at the end of May, the world turns its attention to the movie event of the year: TheCaan Film Festival at Museum of the Moving Image. In celebration of the Bronx-born, Sunnyside-raised, and Sanford Meisner-instructed actor, the film series revisits twelve of James Caan's greatest performances, from May 19 through 28, with nearly all films presented in 35mm. The films feature performances for such great directors as Francis Ford Coppola, Howard Hawks, Michael Mann, Sam Peckinpah, Mark Rydell, Norman Jewison, Wes Anderson, and James Gray. (more...)

IN TRANSIT's Justin Guarini Boards THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN at The Muny
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Justin Guarini will play 'Vincenzo' opposite the previously announced Beth Malone in the title role of THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN at The Muny this summer. (more...)

The Theatre Group at SBCC Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

The Theatre Group at SBCC is excited to announce the 2017-2018 season of plays.  We open the season July 14-29, 2017 in the Garvin Theatre with the sparkling musical, HIGH SOCIETY , music and lyrics by Cole Porter, book by Arthur Kopit, based on the play The Philadelphia Story by Philip Barry. (more...)

Monica Piper's NOT THAT JEWISH to Close This Weekend Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Monica Piper's acclaimed off-Broadway comedy NOT THAT JEWISH, will play its final performance this Sunday, April 30. (more...)

VIDEO: James Arthur Performs 'Say You Won't Let Go' on TONIGHT SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, music guest James Arthur performed 'Say You Won't Let Go' off his album 'Back From the Edge.' (more...)

HANK WILLIAMS: LOST HIGHWAY Replaces THE WONDER YEARS at Riverside Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Riverside Theatre, led by Producing Artistic Director/CEO Allen D. Cornell and Managing Director/COO Jon R. Moses, announces a change to its 2017-2018 Season, Hank Williams: Lost Highway replaces The Wonder Years as the opening show. (more...)

Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces New Season Of MetLife Performances
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The Met announces the new season of MetLiveArts, the Museum's performance series that, over the past five seasons, has emerged as a vital part of the contemporary live-arts scene in New York City and a leader in genre-defying performance work. (more...)

Tonys Host Kevin Spacey to Bring CLARENCE DARROW to Flushing
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Kevin Spacey will star in Clarence Darrow, the acclaimed solo show written by David. W. Rintels and directed by Thea Sharrock. First presented at the Old Vic Theatre in London, it will now come to New York for a unique two-night event at Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing, New York, on June 15th and 16th, 2017. (more...)

Los Altos Stage Company 2017-18 Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

After a 2016-2017 season filled with iconic American stories and Theatre Bay Area Recommended Productions, Los Altos Stage Company is pleased to announce its 2017-2018 season of plays and musicals, continuing its proud tradition of presenting bold, entertaining, and thought-provoking theater. (more...)

BWW Previews: Jakarta Performing Arts Community (JPAC) is Ready for WEST SIDE STORY!
by Yuliani Supandji - Apr 26, 2017

Jakarta Performing Arts Community (JPAC), a non-profit community theatre, will present one of the most well-known love story and musical of all time: West Side Story. (more...)

Traverse Theatre Announces Associate Director Gareth Nicholls
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The Traverse Theatre is delighted to announce that award-winning theatre director Gareth Nicholls will be joining the Company's artistic team as Associate Director from 8 May. (more...)

Announcing BeBe Winans' BORN FOR THIS at The Broad Stage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage in Santa Monica presents Born for This July 11 through August 6 (press opening on July 20).  Kicking off The Broad Stage's 2017-18 Theatre Season, this new musical features original music by six time GRAMMY Award-winning artist BeBe Winans, book by Charles Randolph-Wright and BeBe Winans, and is directed by Randolph-Wright (director of the Broadway and West End runaway hit Motown: The Musical).    (more...)

WOODY SEZ and THE ARAN ISLANDS Slated for Summer at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre has announced its Summer 2017 Season. On the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage will be WOODY SEZ: THE LIFE & MUSIC OF WOODY GUTHRIE, directed by Nick Corley (Kissing Jessica Stein). (more...)

Signature Theatre, Ghostlight Project Team for WHO'S YOUR NEIGHBOR Volunteer Campaign Launch
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Signature Theatre will co-host a free event with The Ghostlight Project to kick off The Ghostlight Project's Who's Your Neighbor campaign, a week-long initiative that encourages people to volunteer. The event will take place Monday, May 1 at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). (more...)

A.C.T. Closes Out 2016¬Ė17 season with A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the legendary Summer of Love in San Francisco-coinciding with A.C.T.'s 50th anniversary-American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) will close out its 2016-17 season with Broadway's critically acclaimed musical A Night with Janis Joplin (June 7-July 2, 2017). (more...)

Cal Shakes Opens 2017 Season with AS YOU LIKE IT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Director Desdemona Chiang makes her Cal Shakes debut, infusing Shakespeare's  romantic comedy with the vibrant, complicated, and shifting energy of the Bay Area.   Berkeley, CA, April 26 - California Shakespeare Theater begins its 43rd Season with Shakespeare's gender-bending comedy, As You Like It. In director Desdemona Chiang's all new production, adaptable and resilient Rosalind must leave everything she knows behind to find her true family. (more...)

BWW Interview: ACTUALLY, Anna Ziegler Writes Prolifically
by Gil Kaan - Apr 26, 2017

The Geffen Playhouse tackles the various conflicting definitions of sexual consent in its co-world premiere of playwright Anna Ziegler's ACTUALLY beginning May 2, 2017. I made the most of the opportunity to delve into Anna's thoughts on her love of writing; how, by chance, she became the successful writer she is today; and her reaction to winning London's 2016 WhatsOnStage Award for Best New Play for her PHOTOGRAPH 51.   (more...)

Links in the Chain... Meet the Cast of SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION, Opening Tonight!
by Meet the Cast - Apr 25, 2017

John Guare's Six Degrees of Separation, starring seven-time Emmy Award winner Allison Janney ('Mom,' The Girl on the Train), Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey (The Normal Heart, 'Manhattan') and Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton, '24: Legacy'), directed by Trip Cullman (Significant Other, Yen), officially opens tonight, April 25, at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). Below, get to know the cast before they take their opening bows! (more...)

Live Nation Celebrates Beginning Of Summer Concert Season With 'National Concert Day' & Special Offer For Fans
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

From experiencing live music under the stars at an outdoor amphitheater, to rocking out at an arena, or taking a road trip to a music festival, there is something special about summer concerts, and Live Nation is celebrating the start of the season with National Concert Day (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Virginia Rep's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Virginia Repertory presents Disney's Beauty and the Beast, now running through May 14, 2017. (more...)

Classic Theatre Presents BUS STOP
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

In the middle of a howling snowstorm, a bus out of Kansas City pulls up at a cheerful roadside diner. All roads are blocked, and four or five weary travelers are going to have to hole up until morning. (more...)

MIT Gilbert And Sullivan Players Announces Spring Production Of THE YEOMEN OF THE GUARD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

September 1940. Under the relentless blitzkrieg of German bombers, everyday life around the Tower of London is threatened daily. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Highlights of Virginia Rep's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by Stage Tube - Apr 25, 2017

Virginia Repertory presents Disney's Beauty and the Beast, now running through May 14, 2017. (more...)

Scoop: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 4/25 - 5/1 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Apr 25, 2017

Get all the scoop on TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 4/25 - 5/1, airing on NBC (more...)

EGOT Winner John Gielgud's Tony Award for AGES OF MAN to be Auctioned
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Acclaimed actor John Gielgud's 1959 Tony Award for his "Distinguished Contribution to Theatre' will be auctioned by Nate D. Sanders Auctions on April 27, 2017.  (more...)

Dave Danford Joins the Board of Orbital Shift
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

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LABA presents LABAlive THREE: OTHERS at the 14th Street Y, 5/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

LABAlive returns for a final presentation this season with a theatrical exploration of OTHER on Thursday, May 11th at 7:30pm at the Theater at The 14th Street Y, 344 E. 14th Street, NYC. Tickets are 18 and available by phone at 646-995-4310 or online at 14streety.org/tickets. (more...)

Taylor Mac's HIR Rounds Out Woolly Mammoth's 37th Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company announces the final production of its 37th Season, Hir, by playwright Taylor Mac, directed by Shana Cooper. Hir will run May 22-June 18, 2017. (more...)

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