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Orlando Shakespeare Theater to Present BAKERSFIELD MIST, 10/14-11/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2015

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF presents an original staging of Bakersfield Mist from October 14 - November 15, 2015. (more...)

DRACULA Begins 9/25 at NoHo Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2015

Ronnie Marmo agrees to produce the New York smash Halloween hit, 'DRACULA' - Adapted from Bram Stoker's classic vampire novel, by Jayce Johnson, and after a highly successful 2014 run in New York City, and also signs the same NYC director, Sophia Watt to helm the LA Premiere of this adaption. Opening at Theatre 68 @ NoHo Arts Center on September 25th, 2015. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Theatre Group at SBCC Continues 2016/17 Season with OTHER DESERT CITIES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

The Theatre Group at SBCC will continue the 16/17 season with the compelling drama, OTHER DESERT CITIES by Jon Robin Baitz, directed by R. Michael Gros, October 12-29, 2016 in the Garvin Theatre (more...)

Mint Theater's Revival of Harold Chapin's THE NEW MORALITY Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2015

In honor of the centenary of Harold Chapin's heroic death on the battlefield in 1915, Mint Theater presents THE NEW MORALITY, opening tonight, September 21, 2015 off-Broadway. (more...)

PLENTY, Starring Rachel Weisz, Extends at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

The Public Theater announced today that PLENTY, written by David Hare, will extend two weeks through Sunday, November 20. (more...)

Fringe Encore Series Celebrates 10th Anniversary, Starting Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2015

With over 200 shows presented at FringeNYC Festival and 900 at Edinburgh Fringe, it's hard to be in the know about what's worth seeing. Even worse is having missed the show everyone is talking about post festival. Celebrating its 10th Anniversary, the Fringe Encore Series will present some of the most critically-acclaimed and crowd-pleasing shows from both festivals. But more importantly, pinpoints and cultivates the theater talent of tomorrow. (more...)

Robert O'Hara's BARBECUE Opens Tonight at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2015

The Public Theater presents the world premiere of BARBECUE, written by Obie Award winner Robert O'Hara. Directed by Kent Gash, BARBECUE began previews on September 22 and runs through Sunday, November 1, with an official press opening tonight, October 8. (more...)

New Tragi-Comedy RING TWICE FOR MIRANDA to Premiere at New York City Center Stage II
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

Ring Twice for Miranda, a new play written by Alan Hruska (Laugh It Up, Stare It Down; The Man on Her Mind; New House under Construction) and directed by Rick Lombardo (San Jose Rep Artistic Director from 2008-2014, The Snow Queen, Bill W. and Dr. Bob), will premiere at New York City Center Stage II (131 West 55th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues). (more...)

PLENTY, Starring Rachel Weisz, Begins Tonight at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

The Public Theater's production of Plenty, written by David Hare, recently extended two weeks through Sunday, November 20. Directed by five-time Tony Award nominee David Leveaux, the show begins previews tonight, October 4. (more...)

New Repertory Theatre to Stage THE SNOW QUEEN This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

New Repertory Theatre announces THE SNOW QUEEN, November 28- December 20, 2015 in the Charles Mosesian Theater at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. The press opening will be Monday, November 30 at 7:30pm. (more...)

PLENTY, Starring Rachel Weisz, Extends Again at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

The Public Theater has announced a final extension today for the first major New York revival of PLENTY, written by David Hare. Directed by five-time Tony Award nominee David Leveaux, the show began performances on Tuesday, November 4 and was originally extended through Sunday, November 20. It will now run through Thursday, December 1, with an official press opening Sunday, October 23. (more...)

FPA Sets Full Cast for the New York Premiere of C.S. LEWIS' THE GREAT DIVORCE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2015

Fellowship For Performing Arts announced today full casting for the New York premiere of C.S. LEWIS' THE GREAT DIVORCE, the first show in its inaugural 2015/2016 New York season at The Pearl Theatre (555 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Orlando Shakespeare Theater's BAKERSFIELD MIST Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF presents an original staging of Bakersfield Mist from tonight, October 14 - November 15, 2015. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Theatre Group at SBCC Continues 2016/17 Season with OTHER DESERT CITIES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

The Theatre Group at SBCC will continue the 16/17 season with the compelling drama, OTHER DESERT CITIES by Jon Robin Baitz, directed by R. Michael Gros, October 12-29, 2016 in the Garvin Theatre (more...)

BWW Reviews: BILL W. AND DR. BOB at Shades Repertory Theater
by Peter Danish - Nov 9, 2015

A show about the two guys that started AA? That sounds like fun - right? Actually it is a lot more fun than one might expect. Shades Repertory Theater has a winner on its hands. (more...)

Ronnie Marmo to Direct West Coast Premiere of Holiday Musical WHO KILLED SANTA?
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

Ronnie Marmo has signed on to direct the West Coast Premiere of the holiday production of WHO KILLED SANTA? by playwright Neil Haven, at Theatre 68 at NoHo Arts Center. This will be Marmo's third musical premiere, which is slated to open on December 4th, 2015. (more...)

New Repertory Theatre's THE SNOW QUEEN Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2015

New Repertory Theatre announces THE SNOW QUEEN, tonight, November 28- December 20, 2015 in the Charles Mosesian Theater at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. The press opening will be Monday, November 30 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Full Casting Set for RING TWICE FOR MIRANDA Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

The full cast has been announced for the new play Ring Twice for Miranda (www.RingTwiceForMiranda.com), written by Alan Hruska (Laugh It Up, Stare It Down; The Man on Her Mind; New House under Construction) and directed by Rick Lombardo (San Jose Rep Artistic Director from 2008-2014, The Snow Queen, Bill W. and Dr. Bob). (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 11/13; BUYER & CELLAR in Salt Lake City, Audra McDonald in Sydney and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 13, 2015

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in New Jersey, Salt Lake City, Sydney, and more. Check out our top 10 spooky stories around our Broadway World below, which include the National Tour of BULLETS OVER BROADWAY in Nashville, BUYER & CELLAR in Salt Lake City, and Audra McDonald in Sydney, just to name a few. (more...)

North Coast Repertory Theatre to Present HEDDA GABLER This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Arguably one of the most complex and intriguing female characters ever written, HEDDA GABLER weaves a mesmerizing tale of a woman trapped in a loveless marriage who is driven by a need for power and freedom. (more...)

Theatre 68 Finds Permanent Home at Antaeus/Deaf West Space
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

?Artistic Director, Ronnie Marmo is proud to announce that Theatre 68 finds a new permanent home by taking over Antaeus/Deaf West space. Theatre 68 officially moves in on August 1st, 2016 and will do a major renovation including building a second theatre. For the second space, they will either seek out a theatre company to inhabit or just make it available for rentals. The building is located at 5112 Lankershim Blvd in North Hollywood, CA, and will be their new permanent West Coast home. (more...)

North Coast Rep to Present World Premiere Translation of HEDDA GABLER
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

Arguably one of the most complex and intriguing female characters ever written, HEDDA GABLER weaves a mesmerizing tale of a woman trapped in a loveless marriage who is driven by a need for power and freedom. Working from a freshly translated script by Anne-Charlotte Harvey that removes stilted language while staying true to Ibsen's voice, the actors have put their personal touches on their characters to create a piece that speaks to contemporary audiences. Lovers of classic theatre will not want to miss this gripping world premiere translation. (more...)

Baba Brinkman's RAP GUIDE TO CLIMATE CHAOS Makes U.S. Debut at SoHo Playhouse Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

NYC-based Canadian playwright and 'peer reviewed rapper' Baba Brinkman ('Astonishing and brilliant' - NY Times) is gearing up for the U.S debut of RAP GUIDE TO CLIMATE CHAOS at the SoHo Playhouse in downtown Manhattan, under the direction of Darren Lee Cole, Artistic Director. (more...)

42nd Street Moon to Conclude 23rd Season with THE MOST HAPPY FELLA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

42nd Street Moon concludes its 23rd season with Frank Loesser's glorious Napa Valley romance, the Tony Award-winning THE MOST HAPPY FELLA. This masterpiece with book, music and lyrics by Frank Loesser (Guys and Dolls, How to Succeed in Business …, Where's Charley?) is an unconventional and sweepingly romantic love story set in the vineyards of Napa Valley. Considered one of Loesser's greatest works, the stunning score includes "The Most Happy Fella," "Standing on the Corner," "Joey, Joey, Joey," "Rosabella," "Big D," "My Heart Is So Full of You" and "Song of a Summer Night." Directed by Cindy Goldfield, with musical direction by Dave Dobrusky, THE MOST HAPPY FELLA will run April 27 - May 17, 2016 (Press opening: Saturday, April 30) at the Eureka Theatre, 215 Jackson Street, San Francisco. For tickets ($25-$75) or more information, the public may call (415) 255-8207 or visit www.42ndstmoon.org.  (more...)

BILL W. AND DR. BOB to Play Irvington Town Hall Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2016

Bill W. and Dr. Bob's seemingly serendipitous meeting and subsequent founding of AA in 1935 has altered the course and saved the lives of millions of people around the world. This inspiring story is not only about Bill W. and Dr. Bob, it's about all of us. (more...)

Bobby Steggert, Heidi Armbruster & More Star in Anna Ziegler's BOY, Opening Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2016

Keen Company's spring production of BOY, featuring Bobby Steggert, Heidi Armbruster, Paul Niebanck, and Rebecca Rittenhouse, opens tonight Off-Broadway at The Clurman Theatre at Theatre Row. (more...)

THE CRUSADE OF CONNOR STEPHENS Set for Midtown International Theater Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2016

DMoss Productions, in association with The Midtown International Theater Festival, will present the world premiere of THE CRUSADE OF CONNOR STEPHENS, a new play about the events surrounding a school shooting in small-town America. (more...)

ALBATROSS Opens This Month at Gloucester Stage Company
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2016

Gloucester Stage Company continues the 37th season of producing professional theater on Cape Ann with Matthew Spangler and Benjamin Evett's Albatross opening on June 16 and running through July 3 at 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA. (more...)

BILL W. AND DR. BOB Extends at NoHo Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2016

? Ronnie Marmo and Theatre 68 proudly announce the return of critically acclaimed Bill W. and Dr. Bob, after a seven-year absence.  This is the gripping, true story about the two men who founded Alcoholics Anonymous, written by Stephen Bergman and Janet Surrey. The production will be double-cast and once again, directed by Ronnie Marmo.  The show is now extended at THEATRE 68 @ NoHo Arts Center. (more...)

North Coast Repertory Theatre's HEDDA GABLER Begins Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2016

Arguably one of the most complex and intriguing female characters ever written, HEDDA GABLER weaves a mesmerizing tale of a woman trapped in a loveless marriage who is driven by a need for power and freedom. (more...)

Fringe Encore Series to Celebrate 10th Anniversary This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

With over 200 shows presented at FringeNYC Festival and 900 at Edinburgh Fringe, it's hard to be in the know about what's worth seeing. Even worse is having missed the show everyone is talking about post festival. Celebrating its 10th Anniversary, the Fringe Encore Series will present some of the most critically-acclaimed and crowd-pleasing shows from both festivals. But more importantly, pinpoints and cultivates the theater talent of tomorrow. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Ken Ludwig's BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

The West Coast Premiere of Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery, a new work by one of America's great comic playwrights, familiar to millions for Lend Me a Tenor and Crazy for You, is directed by Josh Rhodes, who previously choreographed the Globe's productions of Bright Star and Working, as well as Broadway's It Shoulda Been You, First Date, and Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella, at The Old Globe. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Christian Campbell Joins Cast of Mint Theater's Revival of THE NEW MORALITY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

In honor of the centenary of Harold Chapin's heroic death on the battlefield in 1915, Mint Theater (Jonathan Bank, Producing Artistic Director; Jen Soloway, Managing Director) is proud to present The New Morality, beginning performances August 22nd - one day earlier than previously announced. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 16, 2016
by - Jul 16, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 16 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 16, 2015
by - Jul 16, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 16 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

'BASKERVILLE' Playwright Ken Ludwig Coming to The Old Globe for One-Night-Only Event
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2015

The Old Globe has announced an extra-special appearance-an hour-long interview/conversation with one of America's great comic playwrights, Ken Ludwig, familiar to millions for Lend Me a Tenor and Crazy for You-on Sunday, July 26 at 5:30 p.m. prior to the 7:00 p.m. preview of his new and very popular play, Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery. (more...)

Bobby Steggert, Heidi Armbruster and More to Headline Anna Ziegler's BOY Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

BroadwayWorld is excited to announce the cast for BOY, Keen Company's spring production, featuring Bobby Steggert (Ragtime, Mothers & Sons) Heidi Armbruster (Time Stands Still, Disgraced), Paul Niebanck (A Walk in The Woods, Barbecue, In the Next Room or the vibrator play), and Rebecca Rittenhouse (Commons of Pensacola,'Blood & Oil'). (more...)

Baba Brinkman's RAP GUIDE TO CLIMATE CHAOS Makes U.S. Debut at SoHo Playhouse Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2016

NYC-based Canadian playwright and 'peer reviewed rapper' Baba Brinkman ('Astonishing and brilliant' - NY Times) is gearing up for the U.S debut of RAP GUIDE TO CLIMATE CHAOS at the SoHo Playhouse in downtown Manhattan, under the direction of Darren Lee Cole, Artistic Director. (more...)

Bobby Steggert, Heidi Armbruster and More Headline Anna Ziegler's BOY, Beginning Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

BOY, a co-production with the Drama Desk and Obie Award-winning Ensemble Studio Theatre (William Carden, Artistic Director, Paul A. Slee, Executive Director)/Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Project (Doron Weber, Vice President, Programs and Program Director), begins performances tonight, February 23rd, with opening night set for March 10th. (more...)

Baba Brinkman's RAP GUIDE TO CLIMATE CHAOS to Make U.S. Debut at SoHo Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

NYC-based Canadian playwright and 'peer reviewed rapper' Baba Brinkman ('Astonishing and brilliant' - NY Times) is gearing up for the U.S debut of RAP GUIDE TO CLIMATE CHAOS at the SoHo Playhouse in downtown Manhattan, under the direction of Darren Lee Cole, Artistic Director. (more...)

Ronnie Marmo Directs West Coast Premiere of Holiday Musical WHO KILLED SANTA?, Starting Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2015

Ronnie Marmo has signed on to direct the West Coast Premiere of the holiday production of WHO KILLED SANTA? by playwright Neil Haven, at Theatre 68 at NoHo Arts Center. This will be Marmo's third musical premiere, which is slated to open tonight, December 4th, 2015. (more...)

New York Premiere of C.S. Lewis' THE GREAT DIVORCE Opens Tonight at The Pearl
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2015

Fellowship For Performing Arts presents the New York premiere of C.S. LEWIS' THE GREAT DIVORCE, the first show in its inaugural 2015/2016 New York season at The Pearl Theatre (555 West 42nd Street). Based on the novel by C.S. Lewis and adapted for the stage by FPA Founder and Artistic Director Max McLean and Brian Watkins (My Daughter Keeps Our Hammer), C.S. LEWIS' THE GREAT DIVORCE opens tonight, December 3, 2015 for a strictly limited run through Sunday, January 3, 2016. (more...)

DRACULA Begins 9/25 at NoHo Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

Ronnie Marmo agrees to produce the New York smash Halloween hit, 'DRACULA' - Adapted from Bram Stoker's classic vampire novel, by Jayce Johnson, and after a highly successful 2014 run in New York City, and also signs the same NYC director, Sophia Watt to helm the LA Premiere of this adaption. Opening at Theatre 68 @ NoHo Arts Center on September 25th, 2015. (more...)

Orlando Shakespeare Theater to Present Stephen Sachs' BAKERSFIELD MIST
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2015

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF presents an original staging of Bakersfield Mist from October 14 - November 15, 2015. Winner of the 2012 Elliot Norton Award for Best New Play and inspired by a true story, the colorful comic drama will be presented in the Goldman Theater. Tickets to Bakersfield Mist ($11 - $46) are available now by calling (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, visiting www.orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Mint Theater's Rare NY Revival of THE NEW MORALITY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

In honor of the centenary of Harold Chapin's heroic death on the battlefield in 1915, Mint Theater is proud to present THE NEW MORALITY, opening Monday, September 21st, and in previews now. This limited Off-Broadway engagement will continue through October 11th only at the Mint Theater, 311 West 43rd Street. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Cast Complete for Rachel Weisz-Led Revival of PLENTY at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for the first major New York revival of David Hare's PLENTY. Directed by five-time Tony Award nominee David Leveaux and featuring the previously announced Rachel Weisz and Corey Stoll, the show will begin previews on Tuesday, October 4 and run through Sunday, November 6, with an official press opening on Thursday, October 20. (more...)

Melissa Ritz Brings 'BOMBSHELL OF RHYTHM' to SoHo Playhouse thru 8/30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

On the heels of receiving the coveted 'Pick of the Fringe' award for her one-woman show, Melissa Ritz brings Bombshell of Rhythm: The Life & Secrets of Ina Ray Hutton to NYC's SoHo Playhouse, now through August 30th. (more...)

Becky Ann Baker to Lead Robert O'Hara's BARBECUE at The Public; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for the world premiere of BARBECUE, written by Obie Award winner Robert O'Hara. Directed by Kent Gash, BARBECUE begins previews on Tuesday, September 22 and runs through Sunday, November 1, with an official press opening on Thursday, October 8. (more...)

BILL W. AND DR. BOB to Open in May at NoHo Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Ronnie Marmo and Theatre 68 proudly announce the return of critically acclaimed Bill W. and Dr. Bob, after a seven-year absence.  (more...)

BWW Review: MY ELECTRIC LIFE Illuminates Theater of the Seventh Sister
by Marakay Rogers - Apr 16, 2016

Local playwright Paul Hood puts internet addiction to the therapist's couch in this tale of three people who can't turn off the power switch. (more...)

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