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Robert Joy to Star in Seattle Rep's KING CHARLES III; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

Seattle Repertory Theatre today announced complete casting for the 2015 Oliver Award-winning Best New Play, King Charles III, Mike Bartlett's runaway smash hit, a contemporary and provocative comedy drama about Prince Charles' ascension to the throne upon the death of his mother Queen Elizabeth. It is a powerful piece about press intrusion, backroom politics, and the timeless magnetism of power. (more...)

AFTER ORLANDO One Night Only at Philadelphia Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

Philadelphia Theatre Company, in partnership with Missing Bolts Productions and University of the Arts, presents AFTER ORLANDO, a staged reading of short plays written in response to the shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida, on Monday, November 21 at 7:00 PM at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre (Broad and Lombard Streets).  (more...)

Walnut Street Theatre Presents THE OTHER PLACE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2016

Walnut Street Theatre's 2016-2017 Independence Studio on 3 season opens with Broadway's thrilling new mystery, THE OTHER PLACE. Written by Sharr White and directed by Dan Olmstead, the production begins with previews onOctober 4th, opens October 6th and continues through October 30th. (more...)

Box Office Opens This Weekend for Broadway's THE PRESENT with Cate Blanchett & Richard Roxburgh
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2016

The Barrymore Theatre box office opens tomorrow for the critically acclaimed production of Sydney Theatre Company's THE PRESENT, Andrew Upton's new adaptation of Anton Chekhov's first play, Platonov, starring Cate Blanchett and Richard Roxburgh, directed by John Crowley. (more...)

Martha Plimpton, Reg Rogers and Bobby Steggert Headline J.M. Barrie's 'Alice Sit-By-The-Fire' for GTG/Project Shaw
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Gingold Theatrical Group's Project Shaw, under the leadership of Artistic Director David Staller, continues its 11th Season when it presents its 118th concert presentation with J.M. Barrie's Alice Sit-By-The-Fire on Monday, November 21 at 7pm, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). (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...)

Betsy Morgan and Nicholas Rodriguez Star in CAROUSEL, Beginning Tonight at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater presents Carousel, directed by Artistic Director Molly Smith, with music by Richard Rodgers and book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. (more...)

Vintage Theatre presents STELLA AND LOU by Bruce Graham
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Vintage Theatre presents 'Stella and Lou' October 28 through November 27 at Vintage Theatre, 1468 Dayton St., Aurora 80010. Performances are Todays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $22 - $30 and available online atwww.vintagetheatre.org or by calling 303-856-7830. Group discounts for 6+ are available. (more...)

F. Murray Abraham, Hank Azaria & More Will Honor David Hyde Pierce at Drama League Gala
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

The Drama League has announced Tony Award and Oscar winner F. Murray Abraham (Amadeus), Emmy Award winner Hank Azaria ('The Simpsons'), Tony Award winner Christopher Durang (Vanya and Sonya and Masha and Spike), Tony Award winning Broadway Producer Daryl Roth (Kinky Boots), Tony Award nominees Kate Baldwin (Hello, Dolly!), Drama Desk nominee John Bolton (Curtains), along with Lea DeLaria ('Orange is the New Black') and Peri Gilpin ('Frazier'), have joined the roster of special guest performers for The 33rd Annual Drama League Centennial Musical Celebration of Broadway honoring Tony and Emmy Award winner David Hyde Pierce to be held on Monday evening, November 7, 2016 at The Plaza (768 Fifth Avenue) in New York City. (more...)

BWW Interview: Leslie Ayvazian and OUT OF THE CITY at Passage Theatre Company 10/27 to 11/13
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 27, 2016

Broadwayworld.com interviewed Leslie Ayvazian who wrote Out of the City, now showing at Passage Theatre Company in Trenton. Directed by Murphy Davis, Ayvazian also plays Carol in the show. (more...)

Lantern Theater Company Presents the Philadelphia Premiere of Obie and Lucille Lortel Award-Winning AN ILIAD
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Lantern Theater Company continues its 2016/17 season with the Philadelphia premiere of An Iliad, written by Lisa Peterson and Tony Award-winning actor Denis O'Hare and based on Robert Fagles' acclaimed translation of Homer's Iliad. M. Craig Getting directs a cast that includes Barrymore Award-winners Peter DeLaurier and Liz Filios; Filios also serves as co-composer, working with sound designer Michael Hahn to create the evocative original music that scores the production. Theater critics and members of the press are invited to attend opening night on Wednesday, November 16 at 7 p.m. A full schedule is included in the fact sheet below. (more...)

11th Hour Theatre Company to Present FIVE POINTS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2016

11th Hour Theatre Company continues its 12th season with its second Next Step Concert Series performance. This time the series features a brand-new musical by three up and coming writers. Five Points, comes to the Next Step Concert Series, November 18-20. Five Points features Music written by Douglas Lyons and Ethan Pakchar, Lyrics by Douglas Lyons, and a Book by Harrison David Rivers.  The concert will be at The Arden's Studio Theatre at the Hamilton Family Arts Center. 62 N. Second Street.  Tickets cost $19-34 and are available online at www.11thhourtheatrecompany.org or by phone 267-987-9865. (more...)

Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park to Present Cy Coleman's THE LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2016

The Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park presents the Central Florida premiere of the Cy Coleman musical, 'The Life', from November 11-December 5, 2016. (more...)

Two Time Tony Award Winner Michael Blakemore to Direct the UK Premiere of THE LIFE Starring Sharon D. Clarke & Cornell S. John
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

Arriving in the UK for the first time, hit musical The Life makes its long awaited London debut, directed by the show's original Broadway director Michael Blakemore. (more...)

Candis C. Jones, Jesca Prudencio, and More Complete The Drama League's 'Directorfest 2016' Line Up
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

The Drama League (Executive Artistic Director Gabriel Stelian-Shanks) has announced full casting for DirectorFest 2016: The 33rd Annual Directors Festival, an evening of four short plays staged by The Drama League Directors Project Fall Directing Fellows Candis C. Jones, James Dean Palmer, Jesca Prudencio, and Shaun Patrick Tubbs. (more...)

A LIFE, Starring David Hyde Pierce, Extends Again at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Due to critical and popular demand, Playwrights Horizons has announced a second extension of their hit world premiere production of A Life, a new play by Obie Award winner Adam Bock (A Small Fire and The Drunken City at Playwrights, The Receptionist, The Thugs, Swimming in the Shallows). (more...)

Screen Star Corey Hawkins Signs on for Broadway's SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Just announced, Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton, '24: Legacy') will join Allison Janney and John Benjamin Hickey in the Broadway revival of John Guare's Six Degrees of Separation. Hawkins will play Paul, the young con man whose trail of deceit lies at the heart of the play. (more...)

Denzel Washington to Be Honored at Santa Barbara Film Festival
by TV News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Denzel Washington is set to receive the Maltin Modern Master Award at the 32nd annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival, the festival announced today. (more...)

11th Hour Theatre Company Announces New Cabaret Series
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

11th Hour Theatre Company finishes 2016 with a brand-new series. The company is introducing The Spotlight Series, a cabaret series designed to put Philadelphia's favorite musical theatre performers front and center. Each show is one night only. All shows are upstairs at World Cafe Live Philadelphia, 3025 Walnut Street. Tickets cost $40. The first of the series, Love is Love is Love, is Sunday, December 4 at 7 p.m.  Tickets cost $40 and are available online at www.11thhourtheatrecompany.org or by phone 267-987-9865. (more...)

San Francisco Opera to Present West Coast Premiere of IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE Fall 2018
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

San Francisco Opera will present the West Coast premiere of It's a Wonderful Life, a new opera by composer Jake Heggie and librettist Gene Scheer, during the 2018-19 Season at the War Memorial Opera House. An opera in two acts, It's a Wonderful Life is a co-commission and co-production with Houston Grand Opera and Indiana University's Jacobs School of Music and is based on Frank Capra's beloved 1946 film It's a Wonderful Life, by permission of Paramount Licensing, Inc., and 'The Greatest Gift,' a short story by Philip Van Doren Stern. (more...)

San Francisco Opera to present IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE in Fall 2018
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

San Francisco Opera will present the West Coast premiere of It's a Wonderful Life, a new opera by composer Jake Heggie and librettist Gene Scheer, during the 2018-19 Season at the War Memorial Opera House. An opera in two acts, It's a Wonderful Life is a co-commission and co-production with Houston Grand Opera and Indiana University's Jacobs School of Music and is based on Frank Capra's beloved 1946 film It's a Wonderful Life, by permission of Paramount Licensing, Inc., and "The Greatest Gift," a short story by Philip Van Doren Stern. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Netflix Original Series SANTA CLARITA DIET, Launching 2/3
by TV News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Are you still feeling stuffed with all that turkey and pie?  Netflix has the answer, SANTA CLARITA DIET. Go ahead and indulge in all the holiday fare now, and then start the Diet when the Netflix original series premieres worldwide on Friday, February 3, 2017 only on Netflix. (more...)

Bristol Riverside Theatre to Present AN AMERICAN CHRISTMAS SONGBOOK
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2016

Bristol Riverside Theatre takes the chill of winter out of the air with its heartwarming holiday concert An American Christmas Songbook, running December 8-18, 2016. Music director Keith Baker and the BRT Concert Band present traditional carols and new arrangements of popular holiday songs sung by BRT favorites Demetria Joyce Bailey, Philip Chaffin, Lauren Cupples, Cristina Farruggia, Robert Farruggia, Laura Giknis, Kevin Toniazzo-Naughton, and Dwayne Washington. (more...)

Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 11/25/2016
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2016

Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 11/25/2016. (more...)

BWW Review: BASKERVILLE - A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY at Austin Playhouse
by Joni Lorraine - Nov 25, 2016

BASKERVILLE is a rollicking bit of fun, especially for the mystery fans among us. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Project Shaw Presents ALICE SIT-BY-THE-FIRE
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 22, 2016

Gingold Theatrical Group's Project Shaw, under the leadership of Artistic Director David Staller, continues its 11th Season with its 118th concert presentation with J.M. Barrie's Alice Sit-By-The-Fire, last night at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). (more...)

Crowded Fire Announces 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Crowded Fire's Artistic Director Mina Morita unveiled the 2017 mainstage season lineup including two contemporary plays that continue to uphold the company's long tradition of producing boundary - pushing, thought-provoking theater. At a season-announcement party on Saturday, November 19th Morita addressed Crowded Fire donors, patrons, and artists saying "We are a divided country in the midst of a divisive time. It is more important now, more than ever to use our creative and critical thought to mine our cultural memory and to interrogate our existence. I am thrilled to present selections next season that do just that." (more...)

Morgan James and Shoshana Bean to Bring Female Twist to JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

God could be a woman, so why not Jesus? The Highline Ballroom is slated to present Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR in concert, starring Broadway veterans and powerhouse vocalists, Morgan James (Motown: The Musical, Godspell, The Addams Family) and Shoshana Bean (Hairspray, Wicked). (more...)

Up on the Marquee: ALTON BROWN LIVE: EAT YOUR SCIENCE
by Walter McBride - Nov 18, 2016

Alton Brown Live: Eat Your Science will make its Broadway debut Thanksgiving week for eight performances only at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 W 47th St).  (more...)

ALTON BROWN: EAT YOUR SCIENCE Announces Broadway Rush Policy
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Alton Brown Live: Eat Your Science will offer general rush tickets beginning at 10:00am at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre box office on performance days. (more...)

Scoop: THE CHEW - 11/21 - 11/25 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Nov 17, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE CHEW - 11/21 - 11/25, airing on ABC (more...)

Premieres by Rachel Bonds, Jason Kim and The Bengsons Set for Ars Nova's 2017-18 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

Ars Nova, under the leadership of Founding Artistic Director Jason Eagan and Managing Director Renee Blinkwolt, has announced 18 months of boundary-pushing world premiere productions, all commissioned and developed by Ars Nova at their West 54th Street home. (more...)

Jen Silverman's WINK to Launch 2016-17 Ruth Easton New Play Series
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

The popular Ruth Easton New Play Series features free public readings of new plays by Playwrights' Center Core Writers. (more...)

1812 Productions Presents THE CAROLS, A World Premiere Holiday Musical
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

1812 Productions continues its 20th anniversary season with The Carols, an original musical set in the small town of Picatinny, NJ during World War II. It's Christmastime in 1943 and the local VFW is empty. The community waits for their loved ones to return from foreign battlefields and no one is particularly interested in the Hall's annual performance of A Christmas Carol. (more...)

Janine DiVita Signs on for 3rd Annual UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER SOIREE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

Janine DiVita joins the Third Annual UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER SOIREE! (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Group Continues Tradition of Holiday Classics for the Whole Family with WILDE TALES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

Quintessence Theatre Group continues it's tradition of holiday classics for the whole family with Oscar Wilde's Wilde Tales. Celebrated up-and-coming experimental director Jeremy Bloom adapts and directs this amalgamation of short stories. Wilde Tales begins performances on Wednesday, December 7 at 7pm and opens on Saturday, December 10 at 7pm.  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...)

Bill Maher to Play the Eccles Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

BILL MAHER's combination of unflinching comedy and big laughs has garnered him 38 Emmy nominations and sold out theaters wherever he performs. On Saturday, February 11 Maher will bring his "politically incorrect" brand of stand-up comedy to the George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Theater on Main Street in downtown Salt Lake City. Tickets go on sale Friday, November 18 at 10am. Tickets online at ArtTix.org, by phone (801-355-ARTS) and at the Eccles Theater box office (131 Main Street). Box office hours:Monday to Friday 10a-6p and Saturday 10a-2p. (more...)

BWW Review: In the Calm Before the Storm, Randy Rainbow Throws an ELECTION EVE PARTY at Birdland
by Troy Frisby - Nov 13, 2016

There's no easy way to talk about a performance ostensibly thrown in honor of a presidential candidate who didn't end up winning. Let's be clear: Randy Rainbow's ELECTION EVE PARTY held on Monday, night at Birdland wasn't exactly a non-partisan event. The performers dropped more 'I'm With Her' references than at an actual Clinton rally, and the party likely could've sustained itself on Rainbow's viral parodies alone. (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse Announces Special Engagement of THE WHOLEHEARTED
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

La Jolla Playhouse announces a special engagement of the critically-acclaimed one-woman show, The Wholehearted, written and co-directed by UC San Diego Department of Theatre and Dance professor Deborah Stein (The Bitter Game), performed and co-directed by Suli Holum. Presented in association with Center Theatre Group, the show runs in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre December 14 - 18. Tickets and information are available at LaJollaPlayhouse.org or858-550-1010. (more...)

Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Presents HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS, 12/17
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera will be presenting the annual family holiday tradition, Home for the Holidays, on Saturday, December 17 at 7:30pm and Sunday, December 18 at 3:00pm at the Tivoli Theatre. (more...)

BoHo Announces Directors for 2017 Season, Featuring URINETOWN and More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

BoHo Theatre is excited to announce directors for its upcoming 2017 season. BoHo is focused on bringing people together through an eclectic mix of musicals, dramas, and classic plays, inspiring its community to make caring, thoughtful relationships the highest priority. (more...)

Emmy-Winning Comedian, Author and Political Commentator Bill Maher at NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Metropolitan Entertainment and New Jersey Performing Arts Center welcome the return of comedian Bill Maher to NJPAC's Prudential Hall on Sunday, June 25, 2017 at 7:30pm.  Maher's previous performances at NJPAC have always sold out quickly as audiences know he delivers intelligent and hilarious commentary on important issues of the day including current political activities.  (more...)

1812 Productions Adds ALLS I KNOW IS THIS to 20th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

1812 Productions has added to its 20th anniversary season the limited engagement special event, Alls I Know Is This. (more...)

Hollywood Stage Company to Launch with BENT This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The "Hollywood Stage Company" has been launched in Los Angeles as a brand new troupe of regionally-based, seasoned and up-and-coming actors, singers, dancers and stage crew whose goal is to present a series of classic and iconic live theatrical presentations. (more...)

Alex Newell Joins Cast of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Concert Starring Shoshana Bean and Morgan James
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2016

Morgan James, Richard Amelius and Torya Beard present Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR in concert, featuring Broadway veterans and powerhouse vocalists, Morgan James (Motown: The Musical, Godspell, The Addams Family) and Shoshana Bean (Hairspray, Wicked) and Big Beat Records recording artist Alex Newell (Glee). The one- night-only female-centered concert of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's rock opera will be directed by Richard Amelius (Time Between Us, Empty City), with musical direction by Julie McBride (Amazing Grace, Finding Neverland). A cast of 13 singers will perform the complete score, accompanied by an all-female band. Full cast to be announced. (more...)

The Fulton Theatre Opens THE SANTALAND DIARIES Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre announces a third holiday offering to Lancaster audiences - and beyond. The Santaland Diaries has been called "A sardonic, merrily subversive tale" (New York Newsday) and will have a limited run of six performances in the Tell Studio Theatre at the Fulton. (more...)

ADVENTURE CLUB Debut Album 'Red // Blue' Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Montreal electronic music duo Adventure Club-Christian Srigley and Leighton James-celebrate the release of their full-length debut album RED // BLUE today (December 2) via BMG (more...)

Iconic Classic Drama A DOLL'S HOUSE to Begin This Winter at the Huntington
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

The Huntington Theatre Company presents the iconic classic drama A Doll's House, by Henrik Ibsen, adapted by Bryony Lavery, and directed by Boston favorite Melia Bensussen (Awake and Sing!, Luck of the Irish, and Circle Mirror Transformation at the Huntington). Performances run January 6 - February 5, 2017 at the Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre. (more...)

Fulton Theatre's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Held Over!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre is thrilled to announce the extension of Disney's Beauty and the Beast. (more...)

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