Casting Announced for THE SWEETHEARTS at Finborough TheatreCasting Announced for THE SWEETHEARTS at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2015

Directed by Daniel Burgess. Designed by Alex Marker. Lighting by Paul Comerford. Sound by Edward Lewis. Produced by Ian Melding. Presented by Announcement Productions and Raise Dark Theatre Company in association with Neil McPherson for the Finborough Theatre. (more...)

BECKY SHAW Will Be The Community NYC's Inaugural Show at The Producers ClubBECKY SHAW Will Be The Community NYC's Inaugural Show at The Producers Club
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2015

The Community NYC which was founded in 2014,  is producing their inaugural theatrical production, Gina Gionfriddo's award winning play BECKY SHAW. The production is directed by Elena Kritter (Producing Director for The Community NYC) who also serves as the Executive Producer. The cast of BECKY SHAW is comprised of graduates of The William Esper Studio. In addition to theatre, The Community NYC also produces short films and hosts events such as readings, cultural excursions and improv jams. (more...)

New Faces of Shakespeare to Perform Scenes at Possum Hall, 9/12New Faces of Shakespeare to Perform Scenes at Possum Hall, 9/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

New Faces of Shakespeare, an Affiliate of Possum Point Players, will perform Scenes from Shakespeare Saturday, September 12, 7:30 PM. The presentation is at Possum Hall, 441 Old Laurel Rd., Georgetown. All students with an ID are admitted free; general admission for all others is $5 at the door. (more...)

The Public Theater Extends ECLIPSED, Starring Oscar Winner Lupita Nyong'oThe Public Theater Extends ECLIPSED, Starring Oscar Winner Lupita Nyong'o
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

The Public Theater has announced a one-week extension today for the New York premiere of ECLIPSED, written by Danai Gurira. Directed by Obie Award winner Liesl Tommy and featuring Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong'o in her New York stage debut, this powerful story of survival and resilience begins previews at The Public Theater Tuesday, September 29 and was originally scheduled to run through Sunday, November 8. It will now run an additional week through Sunday, November 15 with an official press opening on Wednesday, October 14. (more...)

Capitol Center for the Arts Sets National Theatre Live Screenings for 2015-16 SeasonCapitol Center for the Arts Sets National Theatre Live Screenings for 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

The Capitol Center for the Arts is proud to present five broadcast presentations from London's National Theatre during the 2015-16 Season, including new productions of Hamlet, starring Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC's Sherlock, The Imitation Game), and Everyman, starring Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave). (more...)

Kenneth Branagh and Conor McPherson Teaming for Disney's ARTEMIS FOWL Film?Kenneth Branagh and Conor McPherson Teaming for Disney's ARTEMIS FOWL Film?
by Jessica Khan - Sep 1, 2015

Disney has reportedly tapped two stage vets to develop its upcoming adaptation of author Eoin Colfer's YA novel ARTEMIS FOWL. (more...)

Tickets to Denver Center for the Performing Arts' 2015-16 Season on Sale 8/14Tickets to Denver Center for the Performing Arts' 2015-16 Season on Sale 8/14
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

Tickets for the 2015/16 Broadway, Theatre Company, Cabaret and OFF-Center shows go on sale to the public Friday, August 14 at 10am.  This includes the national tour launch of If/Then starring Idina Menzel. Buy and print online at denvercenter.org. (more...)

Shakespeare in the Parking Lot's MACBETH Begins TodayShakespeare in the Parking Lot's MACBETH Begins Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

Macbeth and Banquo reminded director Jesse Ontiveros of Fidel and Che, and that was the genesis for his idea to set 'Macbeth' in a banana republic for the Drilling Company's Shakespeare in the Parking Lot, in a production to be presented today, July 30, to August 15 in the parking lot at 114 Norfolk Street (between Delancey and Rivington Streets), behind The Clemente. (more...)

Lynn Nottage's BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK Set for DMT, 8/27-9/20Lynn Nottage's BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK Set for DMT, 8/27-9/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

The Douglas Morrisson Theatre 2015-2016 Revelations Season kicks off with the regional premiere of Lynn Nottage's biting satire about racial stereotyping in Hollywood: BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK.  By The Way, Meet Vera Stark will have 15 performances, including one preview, August 27 through September 20, 2015, at the Douglas Morrisson Theatre, 22311 N. Third St. in Hayward, CA. (more...)

DIVINE/INTERVENTION to Examine Dual Life of Drag Icon, Beginning 8/16 at FringeNYCDIVINE/INTERVENTION to Examine Dual Life of Drag Icon, Beginning 8/16 at FringeNYC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

After a July premiere in Philadelphia, sbgProductions & Faux Real Entertainment will present the New York Premiere of DIVINE/INTERVENTION as part of the New York International Fringe Festival. This new play by E. Dale Smith based on an original concept by Mimi Imfurst (RuPaul's Drag Race) with direction by Braden Chapman (aka Imfurst), will run August 16 - 29 at The Lynn Redgrave Theater. (more...)

The World Was Wide Enough... Meet the Full Cast of HAMILTON, Opening Tonight on Broadway!The World Was Wide Enough... Meet the Full Cast of HAMILTON, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Aug 6, 2015

HAMILTON, the story of 'the ten-dollar Founding Father without a father,' opens tonight at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. Scroll down to learn more about the full company and watch clips from the musical! (more...)

Michigan Shakespeare Festival 'Season of Rebellion' for 2016Michigan Shakespeare Festival 'Season of Rebellion' for 2016
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2015

The Michigan Shakespeare Festival has announced its 2016 season, a Season Of Rebellion. The choices include Shakespeare's As You Like It and Richard II, and Karen Tarjan's critically- acclaimed adaptation of Michael Shaara's Pulitzer Prize-winning Civil War novel, The Killer Angels. (more...)

David Fielder and Nigel Hastings to Lead AND THEN COME THE NIGHTJARS at Theatre503David Fielder and Nigel Hastings to Lead AND THEN COME THE NIGHTJARS at Theatre503
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2015

David Fielder and Nigel Hastings will star in the first show in Theatre503's autumn season, And Then Come The Nightjars by Bea Roberts. (more...)

Full Cast Set for World Premiere of EVENTIDE at Arcola TheatreFull Cast Set for World Premiere of EVENTIDE at Arcola Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2015

Up in Arms and Arcola Theatre today announce the full cast for the world premiere of Barney Norris's new play, Eventide. Alice Hamilton directsHasan Dixon (Mark), James Doherty (John) and Ellie Piercy (Liz). The production opens on 25 September at Arcola Theatre, with previews from 23 September, and runs until 17 October, ahead of a national tour to Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds, The North Wall, Salisbury Playhouse and The Brewery, Bristol Tobacco Factory. (more...)

BWW Review: Head Trick Theatre's Pastorally Pleasing AS YOU LIKE ITBWW Review: Head Trick Theatre's Pastorally Pleasing AS YOU LIKE IT
by Andria Tieman - Aug 31, 2015

Shakespeare in the park is one of the best parts of summer, and it's exciting that Head Trick Theatre has mounted a production that is affordable, family-friendly and energetic.  As You Like It is the perfect outdoor production, and using the beautiful woods of Blackstone Park as its backdrop, and very minimal sets that allow the dialogue and performances to shine as they should. (more...)

BWW Preview: SHAKESBEER by NYSX September Pub Crawls in NYCBWW Preview: SHAKESBEER by NYSX September Pub Crawls in NYC
by Marina Kennedy - Aug 31, 2015

ShakesBEER by the New York Shakespeare Exchange announced their September dates for entertaining pub crawls in the Hell's Kitchen neighborhood of New York City. Join the merriment on Saturday, September 12th and Saturday, September 19th. (more...)

UK Tour of BRAVE NEW WORLD Releases Full Cast & DatesUK Tour of BRAVE NEW WORLD Releases Full Cast & Dates
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2015

Further casting has been announced for Brave New World, a co-production by Royal & Derngate, Northampton and Touring Consortium Theatre Company, with Abigail McKern, William Postlethwaite,Gruffudd Glyn, Olivia Morgan and Scott Karim joining the previously announced Sophie Ward in the ensemble cast, and Frantic Assembly's Eddie Kay joining the creative team for this world premiere production. Aldous Huxley's ground-breaking novel, newly adapted for the stage by Dawn King with original music by These New Puritans, is opening in Northampton this September before a major national tour. (more...)

THE CHRISTIANS Starts New York Premiere Tonight at Playwrights HorizonsTHE CHRISTIANS Starts New York Premiere Tonight at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2015

Playwrights Horizons and Center Theatre Group present The Christians, the New York premiere of a new play by Lucas Hnath (A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney, Isaac's Eye, Death Tax). Directed by Obie Award winner Les Waters (Doris to Darlene at PH; the recent 10 Out of 12; In the Next Room, or the vibrator play; Big Love; eurydice), the play is the opening production of the theater company's 2015/2016 Season. (more...)

BWW Preview: Utah Rep to Stage AMADEUS, 9/11BWW Preview: Utah Rep to Stage AMADEUS, 9/11
by Blair Howell - Aug 28, 2015

Utah Repertory Theater Company announces its production of AMADEUS, one of the most acclaimed and popular productions of the 20th century. (more...)

THE SWEETHEARTS Set for Vibrant 2014 - A Festival of Finborough PlaywrightsTHE SWEETHEARTS Set for Vibrant 2014 - A Festival of Finborough Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

A world premiere, originally seen as a staged reading as part of Vibrant 2014 - A Festival of Finborough Playwrights, The Sweethearts is a new play by exciting new playwright Sarah Page opening at the Finborough Theatre for a four week limited season on Tuesday, 22 September 2015 (Press Nights: Thursday, 24 September and Friday, 25 September 2015 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Little Fish Theatre to Stage HENRY IV, PART 1 This FallLittle Fish Theatre to Stage HENRY IV, PART 1 This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

Little Fish Theatre today announced the opening of Shakespeare's HENRY IV PART 1.  Shakespeare reflects on the consequences of actions, the role of princes and the realities of possessing power in what is considered one of his most popular history plays. Fans of Shakespeare by the Sea, Little Fish Theatre's celebrated summer Shakespeare festival will be delighted to see the Bard's works coming to Little Fish. (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...)

Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey to Stage Bill Cain's EQUIVOCATIONShakespeare Theatre of New Jersey to Stage Bill Cain's EQUIVOCATION
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

Next up on the Main Stage, The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey will present the New Jersey premiere of Bill Cain's Equivocation. When the Bard and his troupe of players receive a royal commission to dramatize the events surrounding the infamous Gunpowder Plot, the artist must confront the demons of his past, his present, and his obligations to the truth and artistic integrity. Equivocation was described in Variety as "one of the most bracingly intelligent, sizzlingly theatrical American plays in a decade." (more...)

Jason Kravits Returning to Host 2015 IT AwardsJason Kravits Returning to Host 2015 IT Awards
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

The New York Innovative Theatre Foundation, the organization who for the past 11 years has been dedicated to celebrating Off-Off-Broadway, will present 26 awards for outstanding achievement in theatre at the 11th Annual New York innovative Theatre Awards Ceremony, Mason Hall at Baruch Performing Arts Center, 17 Lexington Avenue.  (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Stage Adaptation of TIPPING THE VELVETFull Cast Announced for Stage Adaptation of TIPPING THE VELVET
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

Kirsty Besterman, David Cardy, Amanda Hadingue, Adelle Leonce and Andy Rush will join the previously announced Sally Messham and Laura Rogers in Laura Wade's new adaptation of Sarah Waters' bestselling novel, Tipping the Velvet, directed by Lyndsey Turner. They will be supported by a young ensemble. Tipping the Velvet will open at the Lyric Hammersmith on 28 September 2015, with previews from 18 September. (more...)

George Wendt and Tim Kazurinsky to Star in FUNNYMAN Premiere at Northlight This FallGeorge Wendt and Tim Kazurinsky to Star in FUNNYMAN Premiere at Northlight This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the World Premiere of Bruce Graham's FUNNYMAN, kicking off Northlight's 41st Season.  (more...)

Theatre Philadelphia Announces 2015 Barrymore Nominees!Theatre Philadelphia Announces 2015 Barrymore Nominees!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

Theatre Philadelphia is thrilled to announce the nominees for the 2015 Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre. Now in its second season since its successful relaunch, the 2015 Barrymore Awards will celebrate and honor outstanding achievements in professional theatre throughout the Greater Philadelphia region during the 2014/15 season. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Glenn Howerton, Rory O'Malley and More in THE COMEDY OF ERRORS at The Old GlobePhoto Flash: First Look at Glenn Howerton, Rory O'Malley and More in THE COMEDY OF ERRORS at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

THE COMEDY OF ERRORS continues The Old Globe's 2015 Summer Shakespeare Festival as part of the Globe's 80th Anniversary festivities during the Balboa Park Centennial Celebration. With three shows on Broadway this year, Tony and Emmy Award nominee Scott Ellis makes his Globe debut directing one of William Shakespeare's most delightful confections. The Old Globe engagement began performances on August 16 and run through September 20, 2015, with opening night tomorrow, August 22 at 8:00 p.m., in the Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of ENGAGEMENTS at Barrington Stage CompanyPhoto Coverage: Inside Opening Night of ENGAGEMENTS at Barrington Stage Company
by Stephen Sorokoff - Aug 20, 2015

Last night Barrington Stage Company presented the World Premiere of Engagements by Lucy Teitler and BroadwayWorld was there. Directed by Louisa Proske (BSC debut), Engagements stars (in their BSC debuts) Amanda Quaid (Irish Rep's The Weir) as Lauren, Kate Loprest (First Date) as Allison, Adam Gerber (George Street Playhouse The Whipping Man) as Ryan, Phoebe Strole (Spring Awakening) as Catherine, and Robert David Grant (Yale Rep Hamlet) as Mark. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: AND THEN COME THE NIGHTJARS Trailer!STAGE TUBE: AND THEN COME THE NIGHTJARS Trailer!
by Stage Tube - Aug 20, 2015

And Then Come The Nightjars is the first show in Theatre503's autumn season which will be showing from 2nd - 26th September. (more...)

Center Stage Sets PRIDE AND PREJUDICE CastCenter Stage Sets PRIDE AND PREJUDICE Cast
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

Center Stage announces the cast and creative team of Pride and Prejudice, the first show of its 2015/16 Season. The play begins performances Sept. 11, with opening night set for Sept. 18. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Now Accepting $5 Lottery Entries for THE CHRISTIANS' First PreviewPlaywrights Horizons Now Accepting $5 Lottery Entries for THE CHRISTIANS' First Preview
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

Playwrights Horizons begins accepting entries today, Wednesday, August 19, for the LIVEforFIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to their New York premiere of THE CHRISTIANS, a new play by Lucas Hnath (A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney, Isaac's Eye, Death Tax).  Directed by Obie Award winner Les Waters (Doris to Darlene at PH; the recent 10 Out of 12; In the Next Room, or the vibrator play; Big Love; eurydice), the play is the opening production of the theater company's 2015/2016 Season, and it's a co-production with L.A.'s Center Theatre Group (Michael Ritchie, Artistic Director; Stephen D. Rountree, Managing Director). (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for KISS ME OR CUT OFF MY HEAD at Soho Photo GalleryPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal for KISS ME OR CUT OFF MY HEAD at Soho Photo Gallery
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

 Primrose Productions presents photos of Brooke M. Haney in rehearsals for Kiss Me or Cut Off Me Head, a new adaptation of the Medusa myth from the poetry of Sheryl St. Germain, and directed by Tracy Bersley (choreographer for On the Levee at Lincoln Center, LCT3). Theatre intersects with visual art and poetry in this haunting and galvanizing perspective of the Medusa myth. Kiss Me or Cut Off My Head will play a three week limited engagement at the Soho Photo Gallery (15 White Street, New York, NY 10013). Performances begin Thursday, August 20th and continue through Saturday, September 5th, 2015 . Opening Night is Thursday, August 20th at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $30.00 with 35% of ticket sales going to Margaret's Safe Place. Tickets are available at  www.kissmetheplay.com (more...)

Raffi Barsoumian and Ramiz Monsef to Star in Rajiv Joseph's GUARDS AT THE TAJ at the Geffen This FallRaffi Barsoumian and Ramiz Monsef to Star in Rajiv Joseph's GUARDS AT THE TAJ at the Geffen This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

Geffen Playhouse just announced the cast for the West Coast premiere of GUARDS AT THE TAJ by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Steinberg Award recipient Rajiv Joseph. Raffi Barsoumian will star as Humayun, opposite Ramiz Monsef as Babur. (more...)

Barrington Stage's ENGAGEMENTS by Lucy Teitler Opens TomorrowBarrington Stage's ENGAGEMENTS by Lucy Teitler Opens Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

Barrington Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, will present the sexy, millennial world premiere comedy Engagements by Lucy Teitler, from August 13-30 with a press opening Wednesday, August 19 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Full Cast Set for THE COCKTAIL PARTY in The Coronet's Main AuditoriumFull Cast Set for THE COCKTAIL PARTY in The Coronet's Main Auditorium
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Full casting is announced for the first major London revival of The Cocktail Party in over 25 years, which will be staged in the main auditorium at the iconic Coronet, and marks a transitional moment in the building's redevelopment as the larger space becomes home to the Print Room's eclectic programme. Directed by rising star Abbey Wright, this new Print Room production of TS Eliot's masterpiece plays from 14 September to 10 October, with a cast that includes Helen Bradbury, Richard Dempsey, Hilton McRae, Chloe Pirrie, Christopher Ravenscroft, John Wark and Marcia Warren. (more...)

Full Cast Set for World Premiere of THE ODYSSEY: MISSING PRESUMED DEADFull Cast Set for World Premiere of THE ODYSSEY: MISSING PRESUMED DEAD
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

English Touring Theatre and Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse today announce the full cast for the world premiere of their co-production of The Odyssey: Missing Presumed Dead. The production reunites Simon Armitage and Nick Bagnall after their recent collaborations on The Last Days of Troy and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. Nick Bagnall directs Lee Armstrong, Simon Dutton, Roger Evans, Polly Frame, David Hartley, Ranjit Krishnamma, Chris Reilly, Sule Rimi, Danusia Samal, Colin Tierney and Susie Trayling. (more...)

Saycon Sengbloh & More Will Join Lupita Nyong'o in ECLIPSED at The PublicSaycon Sengbloh & More Will Join Lupita Nyong'o in ECLIPSED at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for the New York premiere of ECLIPSED, written by Danai Gurira. Directed by Obie Award winner Liesl Tommy and featuring Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong'o in her New York stage debut, this powerful story of survival and resilience begins previews at The Public Theater Tuesday, September 29 and runs through Sunday, November 8, with an official press opening on Wednesday, October 14. (more...)

Oscar Wilde's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST to Celebrate 120th Anniversary with Special U.S. ScreeningOscar Wilde's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST to Celebrate 120th Anniversary with Special U.S. Screening
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Oscar Wilde's classic play, 'The Importance of Being Earnest,' comes to select. U.S. movie theaters for a special one-night event on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 (more...)

LOOKING's Russell Tovey and Richard Hansell Join Cast of Broadway-Bound A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGELOOKING's Russell Tovey and Richard Hansell Join Cast of Broadway-Bound A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Producers Scott Rudin and Lincoln Center Theater have announced that actor Russell Tovey will play the role of Rodolpho in the Young Vic's critically-acclaimed production of Arthur Miller's A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE directed by Ivo van Hove, opening on Broadway this fall.  In addition, Richard Hansell, a member of the original Young Vic company, will reprise his role as Louis.  (more...)

New York Shakespeare Exchange Sets September ShakesBEER BarsNew York Shakespeare Exchange Sets September ShakesBEER Bars
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

New York Shakespeare Exchange, creator of the viral smash The Sonnet Project, is thrilled to announce their return to Hell's Kitchen for their September ShakesBEER. NYC's original Shakespearean pub-crawl takes place on Saturday, September 12 and Saturday, September 19. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of Playwrights Horizons' THE CHRISTIANSPhoto Coverage: Meet the Company of Playwrights Horizons' THE CHRISTIANS
by Jennifer Broski - Aug 14, 2015

Playwrights Horizons and Center Theatre Group will present THE CHRISTIANS, the New York premiere of a new play by Lucas Hnath (A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney, Isaac's Eye, Death Tax). Directed by Obie Award winner Les Waters (Doris to Darlene at PH; the recent 10 Out of 12; In the Next Room, or the vibrator play; Big Love; eurydice), the play is the opening production of the theater company's 2015/2016 Season. (more...)

Tony Sheldon and More Join World Premiere of AMELIE at Berkeley Rep; Full Cast Announced!Tony Sheldon and More Join World Premiere of AMELIE at Berkeley Rep; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

Berkeley Rep has announced the full company for its 2015-16 season opener Amelie, A New Musical, starring award-winning actress Samantha Barks. (more...)

The Drilling Company to Bring THE TAMING OF THE SHREW to Bryant Park Next MonthThe Drilling Company to Bring THE TAMING OF THE SHREW to Bryant Park Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

Sometimes the battle of the sexes is not enough. The Drilling Company reads turf wars and class consciousness into its production of 'The Taming of the Shrew,' to be presented September 4 to 20 as part of Bryant Park Shakespeare, directed by Alessandro Colla. (more...)

MATILDA National Tour Heads to Houston in OctoberMATILDA National Tour Heads to Houston in October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

TIME Magazine's #1 Show of the Year, Matilda The Musical, is coming to Houston as part of Theatre Under The Stars' 2015/16 season. Produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Dodgers, the first national tour of Matilda The Musical will be coming to The Hobby Center for the Performing Arts October 6 - 18. (more...)

Bryant Park Shakespeare's THE TAMING OF THE SHREW to Run 9/4-20Bryant Park Shakespeare's THE TAMING OF THE SHREW to Run 9/4-20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

Sometimes the battle of the sexes is not enough.  The Drilling Company reads turf wars and class consciousness into its production of 'The Taming of the Shrew,' to be presented September 4 to 20 as part of Bryant Park Shakespeare, directed by Alessandro Colla.  In an intrepid adaptation, the popular comedy is transported to a modern New England fishing village, not unlike Martha's Vineyard, where Katherina is a member of the yachting set and Petruchio is a local fisherman.  (more...)

SOC to Present AS YOU LIKE ITSOC to Present AS YOU LIKE IT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

Following its groundbreaking production of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare Orange County (SOC) now turns to the comedy of Shakespeare's As You Like It. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Jim Parsons Stars in New Horror Film VISIONSVIDEO: First Look - Jim Parsons Stars in New Horror Film VISIONS
by TV News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

Jim Parsons and Isla Fisher star in the upcoming horror film VISIONS, heading to theaters this fall. Watch the trailer below! (more...)

OKLAHOMA!, Featuring Beth Leavel, Ben Davis & More, Begins Tonight at The MunyOKLAHOMA!, Featuring Beth Leavel, Ben Davis & More, Begins Tonight at The Muny
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2015

The Muny announced today the cast for its production of Oklahoma! (August 10 -16) directed by Rob Ruggiero, choreographed by Susan Stroman and music directed by Kevin Stites. Ginger Thatcher will restage Ms. Stroman's choreography. (more...)

Official: Sally Messham & Laura Rogers to Lead Stage Adaptation of TIPPING THE VELVET This FallOfficial: Sally Messham & Laura Rogers to Lead Stage Adaptation of TIPPING THE VELVET This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2015

Sally Messham and Laura Rogers, are to star as Nancy 'Nan' Astley and Kitty Butler in Laura Wade's electrifying new adaptation of Sarah Waters' bestselling novel, Tipping The Velvet, directed by Lyndsey Turner. (more...)

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