Jeremy Beck, Helen Cespedes, Luke Forbes and More to Lead The Timeline Projects' COURIERS AND CONTRABANDS; Cast Set!Jeremy Beck, Helen Cespedes, Luke Forbes and More to Lead The Timeline Projects' COURIERS AND CONTRABANDS; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2015

The Timeline Projects is pleased to announce the cast for the world premiere of Victor Lesniewski's (Khardal, Berkeley Rep; Cloven Tongues, The Wild Project) Civil War spy thriller, Couriers and Contrabands, developed with and directed by Kareem Fahmy (The In-Between, Noor Theatre; Asst. Director Once, New York Theatre Workshop). Couriers and Contrabands will play a four week limited engagement at the TBG Theatre (312 W 36th Street, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10018). Performances begin Today, September 5th and continue through Today, September 26th, 2015. Opening Night is Friday, September 11th at 8:00 pm. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 9/27/2015Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 9/27/2015
by BWW - Sep 27, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/27/2015 for Los Angeles (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 9/20/2015Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 9/20/2015
by BWW - Sep 20, 2015

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Huntington to Premiere WICKED Book Writer Winnie Holzman's New Play CHOICE This FallHuntington to Premiere WICKED Book Writer Winnie Holzman's New Play CHOICE This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2015

The Huntington Theatre Company will present the world premiere of CHOICE by award-winning playwright Winnie Holzman and directed by Sheryl Kaller (Next Fall on Broadway). Performances begin Friday, October 16 and continue through November 15, 2015 at the South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA.  (more...)

Katrina Lenk, Richard Topol, Lenny Wolpe and More to Star in Yale Rep's INDECENT World PremiereKatrina Lenk, Richard Topol, Lenny Wolpe and More to Star in Yale Rep's INDECENT World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2015

Yale Repertory Theatre opens its 2015-16 season with the world premiere of INDECENT, a new play with music, written by Paula Vogel, created by Paula Vogel and Rebecca Taichman, and directed by Rebecca Taichman, at the University Theatre (222 York Street), October 2-24. Opening Night is Thursday, October 8. The world premiere of INDECENT is a co-production with La Jolla Playhouse, where it will play November 13-December 10. (more...)

Jeremy Beck, Helen Cespedes, Luke Forbes and More Lead The Timeline Projects' COURIERS AND CONTRABANDS, Opening TonightJeremy Beck, Helen Cespedes, Luke Forbes and More Lead The Timeline Projects' COURIERS AND CONTRABANDS, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2015

The Timeline Projects presents the world premiere of Victor Lesniewski's (Khardal, Berkeley Rep; Cloven Tongues, The Wild Project) Civil War spy thriller, Couriers and Contrabands, developed with and directed by Kareem Fahmy (The In-Between, Noor Theatre; Asst. Director Once, New York Theatre Workshop). Couriers and Contrabands will play a four week limited engagement at the TBG Theatre (312 W 36th Street, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10018). Performances began Saturday, September 5th and continue through Saturday, September 26th, 2015. Opening Night is tonight, September 11th at 8:00 pm. (more...)

The Metropolitan Opera's 2015-16 Season to Open with OTHELLOThe Metropolitan Opera's 2015-16 Season to Open with OTHELLO
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2015

The Metropolitan Opera will open its 131st season on Monday, September 21 with a new production of Verdi's Otello. Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts his first Met opening night, a staging by Tony Award winner Bartlett Sher of the late Verdi masterpiece based on Shakespeare's tragic drama of jealousy and deceit. Aleksandrs Antonenko, who has starred as the doomed Otello around the world to acclaim, makes his Met role debut opposite rising Bulgarian soprano Sonya Yoncheva in her first-ever performances of Otello's innocent wife Desdemona. Željko Lu?i? adds a new role to his company repertory as the evil Iago, as do Dimitri Pittas as Iago's pawn Cassio and Günther Groissböck as the Venetian ambassador Lodovico. Sher's staging will feature scenic design by acclaimed designer Es Devlin in her Met debut; costume design by six-time Tony Award winner Catherine Zuber; lighting design by two-time Tony winner Donald Holder; and video design by Luke Halls in his Met debut. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at COURIERS AND CONTRABANDS at TBG TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at COURIERS AND CONTRABANDS at TBG Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2015

The Timeline Projects is pleased to present a first look into Victor Lesniewski's (Khardal, Berkeley Rep; Cloven Tongues, The Wild Project) Civil War spy thriller, Couriers and Contrabands, developed with and directed by Kareem Fahmy (The In-Between, Noor Theatre; Asst. Director Once, New York Theatre Workshop). (more...)

Katrina Lenk, Richard Topol, Lenny Wolpe and More Star in Yale Rep's INDECENT, Premiering TonightKatrina Lenk, Richard Topol, Lenny Wolpe and More Star in Yale Rep's INDECENT, Premiering Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2015

Yale Repertory Theatre opens its 2015-16 season with the world premiere of INDECENT, a new play with music, written by Paula Vogel, created by Paula Vogel and Rebecca Taichman, and directed by Rebecca Taichman, at the University Theatre (222 York Street), now through October 24. Opening Night is tonight, October 8. The world premiere of INDECENT is a co-production with La Jolla Playhouse, where it will play November 13-December 10. (more...)

Aurora Theatre Company to Present THE MONSTER-BUILDER, 11/6-12/6Aurora Theatre Company to Present THE MONSTER-BUILDER, 11/6-12/6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2015

Aurora Theatre Company presents the Bay Area Premiere of Pulitzer Prize finalist (Freedomland) Amy Freed's THE MONSTER-BUILDER. Art Manke, who directed the World Premiere of THE MONSTER-BUILDER at Portland's Artists Repertory Theatre in 2014, makes his Aurora directing debut with this viciously funny comedy featuring Danny Scheie (The Mystery of Irma Vep), Rod Knapp (The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity), Nancy Carlin (Hysteria), Thomas Gorrebeeck (The Eccentricities of a Nightingale), Tracy Hazas, and Sierra Jolene. THE MONSTER-BUILDER plays November 6 through December 6 at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley. For tickets ($32-60) and information the public can call (510) 843-4822 or visit auroratheatre.org. (more...)

BWW Interview: Stephen SchnetzerBWW Interview: Stephen Schnetzer
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - Oct 5, 2015

Stephen Schnetzer has accomplished something very few actors can claim: he can get a favorable review from the notoriously hard to please critic John Simon. Schnetzer won a Soap Opera Digest award for Outstanding Comic Performance by an Actor (Daytime) for his work on Another World and has received numerous nominations for his acting. He has also appeared on Homeland, Forever, The Wire, The Following, The Blacklist, Damages, Law & Order, and other television shows. Theatre credits include The Goat or Who Is Sylvia?, Awake and Sing, Tribes, A Talent For Murder, Filumena, The Incomparable Max, and other plays. Schnetzer will soon appear at the Westport Country Playhouse in Arthur Miller's play, Broken Glass, and BroadwayWorld wanted to know more about him. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 10/04/2015Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 10/04/2015
by BWW - Oct 4, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/04/2015 for Los Angeles (more...)

BWW Review: AWAKE AND SING!- An Intense Evening's Journey into Guilt & Emotional AbuseBWW Review: AWAKE AND SING!- An Intense Evening's Journey into Guilt & Emotional Abuse
by Gil Kaan - Oct 4, 2015

The 20th anniversary revival of the Odyssey production of Clifford Odets' classic Awake and Sing! receives a raw and reverential mounting. As directed by Elina de Santos, most characters in this two-hour-and-fifteen-minute three-act portray their roles in bold black-and-whites with little shades of grey in between. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Johanna Day and More in Winnie Holzman's CHOICE at HuntingtonPhoto Flash: First Look at Johanna Day and More in Winnie Holzman's CHOICE at Huntington
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2015

The Huntington Theatre Company presents the world premiere of CHOICE by award-winning playwright Winnie Holzman and directed by Sheryl Kaller (Next Fall on Broadway). The play officially opened on October 28 and continues through November 15, 2015 at the South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes - Winnie Holzman and Sheryl Kaller Chat CHOICE at HuntingtonSTAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes - Winnie Holzman and Sheryl Kaller Chat CHOICE at Huntington
by Stage Tube - Oct 30, 2015

The Huntington Theatre Company presents the world premiere of CHOICE by award-winning playwright Winnie Holzman and directed by Sheryl Kaller (Next Fall on Broadway). The play officially opened on October 28 and continues through November 15, 2015 at the South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. Click below to hear Holzman and Kaller talk about the play! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Audiences React to Winnie Holzman's CHOICE at HuntingtonSTAGE TUBE: Audiences React to Winnie Holzman's CHOICE at Huntington
by Stage Tube - Oct 30, 2015

The Huntington Theatre Company presents the world premiere of CHOICE by award-winning playwright Winnie Holzman and directed by Sheryl Kaller (Next Fall on Broadway). The play officially opened on October 28 and continues through November 15, 2015 at the South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. See what audiences had to say about the show in the video below! (more...)

Huntington Premieres WICKED Book Writer Winnie Holzman's New Play CHOICE TonightHuntington Premieres WICKED Book Writer Winnie Holzman's New Play CHOICE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

The Huntington Theatre Company presents the world premiere of CHOICE by award-winning playwright Winnie Holzman and directed by Sheryl Kaller (Next Fall on Broadway). The play officially opens tonight, October 28, and continues through November 15, 2015 at the South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. (more...)

Women's Project Theater's DEAR ELIZABETH, With Rotating Cast of Stars, Begins TonightWomen's Project Theater's DEAR ELIZABETH, With Rotating Cast of Stars, Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2015

Women's Project Theater presents the New York premiere of DEAR ELIZABETH, the inaugural production at the WP's new theatrical home the McGinn/Cazale Theatre, 2162 Broadway (at 76th Street), beginning tonight, October 26, 2015. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 10/25/2015Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 10/25/2015
by BWW - Oct 25, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/25/2015 for Los Angeles (more...)

Katrina Lenk, Richard Topol, Lenny Wolpe and More Star in Yale Rep's INDECENT World Premiere, Beginning TonightKatrina Lenk, Richard Topol, Lenny Wolpe and More Star in Yale Rep's INDECENT World Premiere, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2015

Yale Repertory Theatre opens its 2015-16 season with the world premiere of INDECENT, a new play with music, written by Paula Vogel, created by Paula Vogel and Rebecca Taichman, and directed by Rebecca Taichman, at the University Theatre (222 York Street), tonight, October 2, through October 24. Opening Night is Thursday, October 8. The world premiere of INDECENT is a co-production with La Jolla Playhouse, where it will play November 13-December 10. (more...)

Becky Ann Baker & Peter Scolari Board WP Theater's DEAR ELIZABETHBecky Ann Baker & Peter Scolari Board WP Theater's DEAR ELIZABETH
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2015

Women's Project Theater, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Lisa McNulty and Managing Director Maureen Moynihan, announced today that 'Girls' co-stars Becky Ann Baker and Peter Scolari will join the rotating casts for the New York premiere of DEAR ELIZABETH, the inaugural production at the WP's new theatrical home the McGinn/Cazale Theatre, 2162 Broadway (at 76th Street) from November 9 to 14, 2015. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 10/18/2015Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 10/18/2015
by BWW - Oct 18, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/18/2015 for Los Angeles (more...)

Huntington Premieres WICKED Book Writer Winnie Holzman's New Play CHOICE TonightHuntington Premieres WICKED Book Writer Winnie Holzman's New Play CHOICE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2015

The Huntington Theatre Company presents the world premiere of CHOICE by award-winning playwright Winnie Holzman and directed by Sheryl Kaller (Next Fall on Broadway). Performances begin tonight, October 16 and continue through November 15, 2015 at the South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. (more...)

Cherry Jones, Kathleen Chalfant & More to Star in WP Theater's DEAR ELIZABETHCherry Jones, Kathleen Chalfant & More to Star in WP Theater's DEAR ELIZABETH
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2015

Women's Project Theater, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Lisa McNulty and Managing Director Maureen Moynihan, has announced the rotating casts for the New York premiere of DEAR ELIZABETH, the inaugural production at the WP's new theatrical home the McGinn/Cazale Theatre, 2162 Broadway (at 76th Street). (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 10/11/2015Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 10/11/2015
by BWW - Oct 11, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/11/2015 for Los Angeles (more...)

Anita Gillette, Julie Halston & More to Join Nick Offerman in A CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES in BostonAnita Gillette, Julie Halston & More to Join Nick Offerman in A CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES in Boston
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2015

The Huntington Theatre Company presents the world premiere production of A Confederacy of Dunces, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher from the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by John Kennedy Toole, directed by David Esbjornson (Guess Who's Coming to Dinner and All My Sons) and featuring Nick Offerman of NBC's "Parks and Recreation."  Performances begin November 11, 2015 and will run through December 13, 2015 at the BU Theatre / Avenue of the Arts.  (more...)

NAATCO to Continue Season with Lloyd Suh's 'CHARLES FRANCIS CHAN, JR.'NAATCO to Continue Season with Lloyd Suh's 'CHARLES FRANCIS CHAN, JR.'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2015

The OBIE Award-winning NAATCO, National Asian American Theater Company, continues their 25th season with the World Premiere of ??Lloyd Suh's Charles Francis Chan, Jr.'s Exotic Oriental Murder Mystery. Ed Sylvanus Iskandar directs a cast that includes Jeff Biehl, Jennifer Ikeda, Peter Kim, Orville Mendoza, KK Moggie and Jeffrey Omura. This Off-Broadway limited engagement at Walker Space (46 Walker Street) will begin October 26th, with Opening Night set for November 2nd.  Performances continue through November 21st only. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 11/08/2015Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 11/08/2015
by BWW - Nov 8, 2015

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CT Repertory Theatre Presents TWELFTH NIGHT Dec 3-13CT Repertory Theatre Presents TWELFTH NIGHT Dec 3-13
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

Connecticut Repertory Theatre continues the 2015-16 season with a production of William Shakespeare's comedy Twelfth Night, directed by Victor Maog.  It is the second show of the mainstage series and will perform in the Nafe Katter Theatre.   CRT brings audiences a Twelfth Night infused with the music and jollity of the Christmas season.  Wrapped in carols and mistletoe Shakespeare's finest comedy is a paean to the restorative power of love and the uproarious joy of the holidays.  Performances begin December 3rd and run through December 13th.  For tickets and information please visit crt.uconn.edu or call (860)-486-2113. (more...)

Aurora Theatre Company to Present THE MONSTER-BUILDER, 11/6-12/6Aurora Theatre Company to Present THE MONSTER-BUILDER, 11/6-12/6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

Aurora Theatre Company presents the Bay Area Premiere of Pulitzer Prize finalist (Freedomland) Amy Freed's THE MONSTER-BUILDER. Art Manke, who directed the World Premiere of THE MONSTER-BUILDER at Portland's Artists Repertory Theatre in 2014, makes his Aurora directing debut with this viciously funny comedy featuring Danny Scheie (The Mystery of Irma Vep), Rod Knapp (The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity), Nancy Carlin (Hysteria), Thomas Gorrebeeck (The Eccentricities of a Nightingale), Tracy Hazas, and Sierra Jolene. THE MONSTER-BUILDER plays November 6 through December 6 at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley. For tickets ($32-60) and information the public can call (510) 843-4822 or visit auroratheatre.org. (more...)

Jiehae Park's PEERLESS to Make World Premiere at Yale Rep This FallJiehae Park's PEERLESS to Make World Premiere at Yale Rep This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

Yale Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of PEERLESS by Jiehae Park, directed by Margot Bordelon, November 27-December 19 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street). Opening Night is Thursday, December 3. The cast of PEERLESS includes Teresa Avia Lim, Christopher Livingston, Caroline Neff, JD Taylor, and Tiffany Villarin. (more...)

NAATCO Opens Lloyd Suh's 'EXOTIC ORIENTAL MURDER MYSTERY' TonightNAATCO Opens Lloyd Suh's 'EXOTIC ORIENTAL MURDER MYSTERY' Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2015

The OBIE Award-winning NAATCO, National Asian American Theater Company, continues their 25th season with the World Premiere of Lloyd Suh's Charles Francis Chan, Jr.'s Exotic Oriental Murder Mystery. Ed Sylvanus Iskandar directs a cast that includes Jeff Biehl, Jennifer Ikeda, Peter Kim, Orville Mendoza, KK Moggie and Jeffrey Omura. This Off-Broadway limited engagement at Walker Space (46 Walker Street) opens tonight, November 2nd. Performances continue through November 21st only. (more...)

Paul Muldoon and More Set for WP Theater's 'DEAR MISS BISHOP' Poetry Series Alongside DEAR ELIZABETHPaul Muldoon and More Set for WP Theater's 'DEAR MISS BISHOP' Poetry Series Alongside DEAR ELIZABETH
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2015

Women's Project Theater, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Lisa McNulty and Managing Director Maureen Moynihan, in conjunction with Farrar, Straus and Giroux, has announced DEAR MISS BISHOP: Poets in Conversation with Sarah Ruhl's Dear Elizabeth, a series of conversations with important contemporary poets to accompany the current presentation of Sarah Ruhl's DEAR ELIZABETH, now playing at the WP's new artistic home, the McGinn/Cazale Theater. (more...)

Harris Yulin Joins Cast of WP Theater's DEAR ELIZABETHHarris Yulin Joins Cast of WP Theater's DEAR ELIZABETH
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2015

Women's Project Theater, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Lisa McNulty and Managing Director Maureen Moynihan, announced today that Drama Desk nominee Harris Yulin (Hedda Gabler, Diary of Anne Frank) will return to play Robert Lowell opposite Lortel Award winner Mia Katigbak (Awake and Sing!) as Elizabeth Bishop from November 30 to December 5, 2015 in DEAR ELIZABETH, the inaugural production at the WP's new theatrical home the McGinn/Cazale Theatre, 2162 Broadway (at 76th Street). (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 11/15/2015Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 11/15/2015
by BWW - Nov 15, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/15/2015 for Los Angeles (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 11/01/2015Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 11/01/2015
by BWW - Nov 1, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/01/2015 for Los Angeles (more...)

Cast Announced for Jamil Khoury's MOSQUE ALERT at Silk Road RisingCast Announced for Jamil Khoury's MOSQUE ALERT at Silk Road Rising
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

Silk Road Rising proudly presents the World Premiere of Jamil Khoury's Mosque Alert. All performances will be presented in the company's venue in Pierce Hall at The Historic Chicago Temple Building at 77 W. Washington St. in Chicago. (more...)

Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Reveals 2015 Nominations for Achievements in TheatreLos Angeles Drama Critics Circle Reveals 2015 Nominations for Achievements in Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle (LADCC) has announced its nominations and special awards for excellence in Los Angeles and Orange County theatre for the year 2015 (Dec. 1, 2014 - Nov. 30, 2015). (more...)

Official: Donmar Announces Full Casting for ELEGY - Barbara Flynn, Nina Sosanya and More; April 21Official: Donmar Announces Full Casting for ELEGY - Barbara Flynn, Nina Sosanya and More; April 21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

The Donmar announces full casting for the UK premiere of Elegy by playwright Nick Payne. Directed by Artistic Director Josie Rourke, the full cast is Barbara Flynn as Carrie, Nina Sosanya as Miriam and Zoe Wanamaker as Lorna, all making a return to the Donmar stage. Elegy starts previews from 21 April and imagines a very-near future in which radical and unprecedented advances in medical science mean that it's now possible to extend life. (more...)

Redmayne, Cranston & More Broadway Stars Among 2016 OSCAR Nominees!Redmayne, Cranston & More Broadway Stars Among 2016 OSCAR Nominees!
by TV News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

Star from the world of theater were recognized in several categories this year. For Best Actor in a Lead Role, Tony Award winner Bryan Cranston (ALL THE WAY) received a nod for TRUMBO. He shares the honor with last year's Oscar winner and Tony Award winner Eddie Redmayne (RED) for THE DANISH GIRL, and Michael Fassbender for STEVE JOBS. (more...)

Zoe Wanamaker, Barbara Flynn and Nina Sosanya to Star in ELEGY at Donmar WarehouseZoe Wanamaker, Barbara Flynn and Nina Sosanya to Star in ELEGY at Donmar Warehouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

According to the Daily Mail, Zoe Wanamaker, Barbara Flynn and Nina Sosanya will star in CONSTELLATIONS playwright Nick Payne's new play ELEGY at the Donmar Warehouse this spring. (more...)

Jen Silverman's THE MOORS to Make World Premiere at Yale Rep This Winter; Cast Announced!Jen Silverman's THE MOORS to Make World Premiere at Yale Rep This Winter; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

Yale Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of THE MOORS by Jen Silverman, directed by Jackson Gay, January 29-February 20 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street). Opening Night is Thursday, February 4. (more...)

Bartlett Sher to Direct J.T. Rogers' OSLO Off-Broadway at Lincoln CenterBartlett Sher to Direct J.T. Rogers' OSLO Off-Broadway at Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

Lincoln Center Theater  will produce OSLO, a new play by J.T. Rogers, directed by Bartlett Sher, beginning performances Thursday, June 16.   Commissioned by Lincoln Center Theater, OSLO will open Monday, July 11 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

Broadway, Chicago Stars Round Out Principal Cast of Lyric Opera's THE KING AND IBroadway, Chicago Stars Round Out Principal Cast of Lyric Opera's THE KING AND I
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

Lyric Opera of Chicago announced today casting for the remaining principal roles in its grand-scale production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I, featuring Broadway stars Kate Baldwin and Paolo Montalban as Anna Leonowens and the King of Siam. Additional Broadway artists Ali Ewoldt (Tuptim), Alan Ariano (The Kralahome) and Rona Figueroa (Lady Thiang) join the cast, along with Sam Simahk (Lun Tha) and Chicagoland artists Charlie Babbo (Louis Leonowens), Jomar Ferreras (Interpreter), John Lister (Captain Orton), David Parkes (Sir Edward Ramsay), Peter Sipla (Phra Alack) and Matthew Uzarraga (Prince Chulalongkorn). All but Lister make their Lyric debuts with The King and I. (more...)

Breaking News: Aaron Sorkin to Write New Adaptation of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD; Coming to BroadwayBreaking News: Aaron Sorkin to Write New Adaptation of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD; Coming to Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

Producer Scott Rudin has announced plans to bring Harper Lee's classic Pulitzer Prize-winning novel TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD to Broadway for the 2017-2018 season. Academy Award winner Aaron Sorkin will write a new stage adaptation of Lee's novel, and the production will be directed by Tony Award winner Bartlett Sher. (more...)

Shattered Globe to Round Out 25th Season with IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT This SpringShattered Globe to Round Out 25th Season with IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

Shattered Globe Theatre concludes its 25th anniversary season with the gripping, racially charged mystery IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT, based on the novel by John Ball, adapted by Matt Pelfrey and directed by Louis Contey, playing April 21 - June 4, 2016 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

Aurora Theatre Company to Present West Coast Debut of THE HOW AND THE WHYAurora Theatre Company to Present West Coast Debut of THE HOW AND THE WHY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2015

Aurora Theatre Company presents the West Coast Premiere of Sarah Treem's (Netflix's House of Cards, HBO's In Treatment) thought-provoking THE HOW AND THE WHY. (more...)

Welcome to Anatevka! Meet the Full Cast of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, Opening Tonight on BroadwayWelcome to Anatevka! Meet the Full Cast of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Dec 20, 2015

The Broadway revival of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF officially opens tonight, December 20, at The Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway). Scroll down to learn more about the cast, plus watch interviews with the company! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Connecticut Rep's TWELFTH NIGHTPhoto Flash: First Look at Connecticut Rep's TWELFTH NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2015

Connecticut Repertory Theatre continues the 2015-16 season with a production of William Shakespeare's comedy TWELFTH NIGHT, directed by Victor Maog. It is the second show of the mainstage series and will perform in the Nafe Katter Theatre. CRT brings audiences a TWELFTH NIGHT infused with the music and jollity of the Christmas season. Wrapped in carols and mistletoe Shakespeare's finest comedy is a paean to the restorative power of love and the uproarious joy of the holidays. Performances begin December 3rd and run through December 13th. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Christian Conn and More to Lead Michael Kahn-Helmed THE METROMANIACS at The Old Globe; Cast Set!Christian Conn and More to Lead Michael Kahn-Helmed THE METROMANIACS at The Old Globe; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the West Coast premiere of THE METROMANIACS by supremely clever playwright David Ives (All in the Timing, Time Flies). This uproarious new 'translaptation' of a classic French farce, Alexis Piron's La Metromanie, will be directed by one of America's most renowned stage directors, Michael Kahn, presented in association with Shakespeare Theatre Company. (more...)

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