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Bill Camp, Jim Norton, Tavi Gevinson and More Join Broadway's THE CRUCIBLE; Full Cast, Theater Set!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2015

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Arthur Miller's THE CRUCIBLE will return to Broadway at the Walter Kerr Theatre (219 West 48th Street) this spring. Bill Camp (as Reverend John Hale), Jim Norton (as Giles Corey), Tavi Gevinson (as Mary Warren), and Jason Butler Harner (as Reverend Samuel Parris) are among those who will join previously announced stars Ben Whishaw (as John Proctor), Sophie Okonedo (as Elizabeth Proctor), Saoirse Ronan (as Abigail Williams), and Ciaran Hinds (as Deputy-Governor Danforth). (more...)

Judith Light to Talk Life and Career with Leigh Silverman at NYPL for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

As previously announced, the League of Professional Theatre Women will present Judith Light for its next Oral History interview. Just confirmed, Light will sit down with two-time Obie-winning director Leigh Silverman to discuss her extensive body of work on and off-stage. (more...)

New Lark Hotel to Open in Salem, MA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2015

The Merchant, a Lark Hotels property located in the heart of Salem, Massachusetts, will open its doors on November 25, 2015 with 11 guest rooms and suites. The Merchant will be the first boutique hotel in this historic harborside town and brings the total number of Lark Hotels to 13, with an additional five coming in 2016. (more...)

Ellen McLaughlin and Teagle F. Bougere Star in ROZ AND RAY, Premiering Tonight in Seattle
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

Seattle Repertory Theatre presents the world-premiere production, Roz and Ray, a play by local playwright, Seattle Rep Writers Group alumna, and University of Washington Senior Artist in Residence Karen Hartman, with direction from the acclaimed Chay Yew, Artistic Director of Victory Gardens Theater in Chicago. (more...)

Ellen McLaughlin and Teagle F. Bougere to Star in ROZ AND RAY World Premiere in Seattle
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

Seattle Repertory Theatre today announced the highly anticipated two-person casting for the world-premiere production, Roz and Ray, a play by local playwright, Seattle Rep Writers Group alumna, and University of Washington Senior Artist in Residence Karen Hartman, with direction from the acclaimed Chay Yew, Artistic Director of Victory Gardens Theater in Chicago. (more...)

Classical Theatre of Harlem's THE FIRST NOEL to Start Holiday Tradition at The Apollo
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

The Apollo Theater presents The Classical Theatre of Harlem's production of THE FIRST NOEL from December 10-18, 2016. (more...)

Tift Merritt's 'Stitch Of The World' to Release on Yep Roc Records, 1/27
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Grammy Award-nominated artist Tift Merritt's new album Stitch of the World will be released January 27 on Yep Roc Records. (more...)

New Donna Summer Musical, Leigh Silverman-Helmed WILD GOOSE DREAMS and More Round Out La Jolla Playhouse's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

La Jolla Playhouse, nationally-renowned for the development of new work, announces four world-premiere productions for the 2017/2018 season, including the previously-announced Escape to Margaritaville (May/June), featuring the songs of legendary singer-songwriter-author Jimmy Buffett and an original story by co-book writers Greg Garcia ('My Name Is Earl') and Mike O'Malley ('Survivor's Remorse,' 'Shameless'), directed by La Jolla Playhouse Artistic Director Christopher Ashley (Come From Away, Memphis). (more...)

Grammy Nominated Artist Seth Glier Joins Ronnie Spector On UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2015

Singer-Songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Seth Glier has just been invited to join the incomparable pop icon, Ronnie Spector on her “Ronnie Spector Sings The Fabulous Ronettes” tour in the UK at the end of the month. (more...)

THE WAY WE GET BY, Starring Amanda Seyfried and Thomas Sadoski, Opens Tonight at Second Stage
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

Second Stage Theatre welcomes film star Amanda Seyfried (Les Miserables, Dear John, Mamma Mia!, upcoming Ted 2 and Pan) in her off-Broadway debut opposite Thomas Sadoski (The Newsroom, Wild, upcoming in NBC's The Slap) in the world premiere production of NEIL LaBUTE's drama, The Way We Get By. Directed by Tony nominee LEIGH SILVERMAN, the production began previews on April 28, 2015 and officially opens tonight, May 19, 2015 at Second Stage Theatre, 305 West 43rd Street. (more...)

West End's MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Sets Dates & Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2015

Tickets for the West End production of Motown the Musical, opening at the Shaftesbury Theatre in February 2016, are released for sale today (15 May 2015).  With music and lyrics from the legendary Motown catalogue and book by Motown founder Berry Gordy, Motown the Musical is directed by Charles Randolph-Wright.  London previews will begin on 11 February 2016 with press night on 8 March 2016 with the show booking to 22 October 2016.  Casting and further information about Motown the Musical will be released shortly. (more...)

Thomas Hooker Releases New Book of Poetry SILENT WOODS
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

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The Trial Begins... Meet the Full Cast of THE CRUCIBLE, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Mar 31, 2016

The Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's The Crucible, starring Oscar nominee Saoirse Ronan, opens tonight, March 31, at the Walter Kerr Theatre, 219 West 48 Street. Scroll down to learn more about the full company! (more...)

UW Drama to Confront Police Brutality with Kia Corthron's FORCE CONTINUUM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

The University of Washington School of Drama continues their 75th Anniversary Season with playwright and novelist Kia Corthron's explosive socio-political drama, Force Continuum. Second-year MFA directing candidate Malika Oyetimein will helm the project, which she chose for very personal reasons. (more...)

Steppenwolf to Host Red or White Ball 2015 Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2015

The Steppenwolf Auxiliary Council hosts one of Chicago's most exciting spring events, the 2015 Red or White Ball on Friday, April 10, 2015 at 9pm. The signature event for the city's most influential young professionals begins with the highly anticipated VIP Reception at 7:30pm, featuring restaurant stations presented by Chicago's leading chefs, followed by a party with open bars, food, exciting auction and raffle packages and D.J. Matt ROAN spinning late into the night. (more...)

PPAC Announces 2016 ARTS Scholarships Winners
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2016

Jo-Ann Ragosta, Chairperson of the ARTS Scholarships 2016 program, along with the members of the Community Outreach Committee of the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC), are pleased to announce the winners of the ARTS Scholarships 2016 program, sponsored by the Textron Charitable Trust and PPAC Annual Fund Donors.  This year's program will award scholarships to 36 talented Rhode Island students, ages 11 - 14, each of whom will receive a scholarship of up to $500 to attend a local summer arts education program of their choice, (please see below for the list of ARTS Scholarships 2016 winners). (more...)

Ryan Culwell to Play in Kansas City, 4/28; FLATLANDS Album Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

On March 3rd, the Nashville-via-West Texas songwriter Ryan Culwell released Flatlands, his first album in more than 8 years, on Lightning Rod Records (Jason Isbell, Billy Joe Shaver, Amanda Shires). Culwell will be performing at Uptown Arts Bar on April 28 (with Amy Speace) in Kansas City, Mo. Tickets: Songkick. (more...)

Trezana Beverley's MABEL MADNESS Extends at Urban Stages
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

Urban Stages will extend its critically acclaimed World Premiere of Mabel Madness written and performed by Tony Award Winner Trezana Beverley (For Colored Girls...) tells the dramatic story with music about the life of the famous cabaret chanteuse, Mabel Mercer. Co-directed by Frances Hill and Peter Napolitano with musical direction by Tuffus Zimbabwe, Mabel Madness began performances on February 19 and was originally set to end its run on March 20, will now play Wednesday nights at 7PM and Sundays at 3PM & 7PM through April 10, 2016. Tickets are $40 and are available at www.urbanstages.org or by calling 1-866-811-4111. (more...)

Williamston Theatre to Conclude 10th Season New Annie Martin Play SUMMER RETREAT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2016

Mid-Michigan's award winning professional theatre company, Williamston Theatre, located at 122 S. Putnam Street in downtown Williamston, heads to the lake for the World Premiere of Summer Retreat by Annie Martin.   Performances begin Thursday, July 14 and run through Sunday, August 21.  Tickets for this madcap comedy are now on sale. (more...)

Berkeley Rep Moves Two Performances of Anna Deavere Smith's 'NOTES FROM THE FIELD'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

Two performances of Anna Deavere Smith's Notes from the Field: Doing Time in Education have been rescheduled: The Tuesday, July 21, 8pm performance has been rescheduled to Sunday, July 26 at 7pm. The Wednesday, July 22, 7pm performance has been rescheduled to Sunday, August 2, 7pm. (more...)

About Face Theatre to Present I AM MY OWN WIFE and More During 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2016

About Face Theatre is pleased to announce its 2016-17 Season, kicking off this fall/winter with a reimagining of I AM MY OWN WIFE, Doug Wright's Tony, Pulitzer Prize and Lambda Literary Award-winning play first developed at About Face in 2003.  (more...)

Breaking News: Steven Pasquale, Brandon Victor Dixon, Miriam Shor & More Will Join Sutton Foster in Encores! Off-Center's THE WILD PARTY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

Brandon Victor Dixon and Steven Pasquale will join the previously announced Sutton Foster in Andrew Lippa's The Wild Party, running July 15 - 18, 2015 at New York City Center. (NOTE: Brandon Victor Dixon will replace the previously announced Joshua Henry, who has had a scheduling conflict.) The production will be directed by Leigh Silverman, with choreography by Sonya Tayeh. Jeanine Tesori is the Artistic Director of Encores! Off-Center and Chris Fenwick is Music Director. (more...)

1812 Productions to Present THE SHOPLIFTERS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2015

1812 Productions is pleased to begin its 2015-2016 season with Morris Panych's newest comedy, The Shoplifters. The Shoplifters premiered at Arena Stage in 2014. This Philadelphia premiere will be produced as part of the 2015 Philadelphia Fringe Festival. (more...)

Berkeley Rep Moves Two Performances of Anna Deavere Smith's 'NOTES FROM THE FIELD'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2015

Two performances of Anna Deavere Smith's Notes from the Field: Doing Time in Education have been rescheduled: The Tuesday, July 21, 8pm performance has been rescheduled to Sunday, July 26 at 7pm. The Wednesday, July 22, 7pm performance has been rescheduled to Sunday, August 2, 7pm. (more...)

Steppenwolf Auxiliary Council to Host 2015 RED OR WHITE BALL, 4/10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2015

The Steppenwolf Auxiliary Council hosts one of Chicago's most exciting spring events, the 2015 Red or White Ball on Friday, April 10, 2015 at 9pm (with the highly anticipated VIP Reception beginning at 7:30pm). Hundreds of young arts supporters will gather at Chicago's sleek, contemporary Venue One (1034 W Randolph St) for a high-energy celebration supporting Steppenwolf's nationally recognized arts education program, Steppenwolf for Young Adults (SYA). (more...)

Theatre Rhino Presents THE CALL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

Theatre Rhinoceros presents THE CALL - by Tanya Barfield, Directed by Jon Wai-keung Lowe, Feb. 20 - March 12, 2016 (Limited Engagement - 17 Performances Only). (more...)

Phoenix Marketing Associates Engaged by Ahipoki Bowl of California for...
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

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Prime Now Keeps Getting Better: Introducing Restaurant Delivery in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

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Over 850 Events Across the Windy City Come Together for SHAKESPEARE 400 CHICAGO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

The Bard is back! Shakespeare 400 Chicago today announced the festival line-up for 2016, featuring 850 events on stages and in museums, restaurants, parks, schools and neighborhoods across Chicago. (more...)

Lark Hotels to Arrive in Napa with Opening of White House
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

Lark Hotels, the award-winning brand known for its collection of design-driven boutique hotels, will launch its second California property when White House opens its doors in Napa in March 2016. (more...)

Clubbed Thumb Announces SUMMERWORKS Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

?Five-time Obie Award-winning theater company Clubbed Thumb has announced the line-up for SUMMERWORKS, its annual series of new plays. Now in its 21st season, SUMMERWORKS will run May 27 through July 9 at The Wild Project (195 E 3rd Street) in Manhattan, and will feature productions of three new plays: EVERY ANGEL IS BRUTAL by Julia Jarcho and directed by Knud Adams; THE TOMB OF KING TOT by Eric Dufault and directed by Portia Krieger; and TUMACHO by Ethan Lipton and directed by Leigh Silverman. Festival passes are now on sale at: https://www.artful.ly/clubbedthumb/store/passes. (more...)

World Premiere of Tanya Barfield's BRIGHT HALF LIFE Opens Tonight at New York City Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

Women's Project Theater, under the leadership of newly-appointed Producing Artistic Director Lisa McNulty, is pleased to present the World Premiere of BRIGHT HALF LIFE - a new play by Pulitzer Prize finalist Tanya Barfield and directed by Tony Award nominee Leigh Silverman - in a five-week limited engagement at New York City Center Stage II (131 W. 55th Street) through March 22, 2015. Opening night is set for tonight, February 25. (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Women's Project Theater's BRIGHT HALF LIFE!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 25, 2015

Women's Project Theater, under the leadership of newly-appointed Producing Artistic Director Lisa McNulty, is pleased to present the World Premiere of BRIGHT HALF LIFE - a new play by Pulitzer Prize finalist Tanya Barfield and directed by Tony Award nominee Leigh Silverman - in a five-week limited engagement at New York City Center Stage II (131 W. 55th Street) from Tuesday, February 17 to March 22, 2015. Opening night is set for Wednesday, February 25. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Rachael Holmes & Rebecca Henderson in Tanya Barfield's BRIGHT HALF LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2015

Women's Project Theater, under the leadership of newly-appointed Producing Artistic Director Lisa McNulty, is pleased to present the World Premiere of BRIGHT HALF LIFE - a new play by Pulitzer Prize finalist Tanya Barfield and directed by Tony Award nominee Leigh Silverman - in a five-week limited engagement at New York City Center Stage II (131 W. 55th Street) from Tuesday, February 17 to March 22, 2015. Opening night is set for Wednesday, February 25. (more...)

Phoenix Marketing Associates Signs Marketing Partnership with the...
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

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Grammy Nominee Seth Glier to Join Pop Icon Ronnie Spector on UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

Singer-Songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Seth Glier has just been invited to join the incomparable pop icon, Ronnie Spector on her “Ronnie Spector Sings The Fabulous Ronettes” tour in the UK at the end of the month. (more...)

Marti Crain Releases Debut Book, THE BLUE DOOR
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2015

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Lark Hotels Moves to Mendocino
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2015

Lark Hotels, known for its rapidly expanding collection of modern and playful New England boutique properties, is heading west to Northern California.  As the newest Lark, Blue Door Group – Inns of Mendocino, brings a unique hotel experience to this scenic coastal town.   (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 4/03/2016
by BWW - Apr 3, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/03/2016 for Portland (more...)

UW Drama to Confront Police Brutality with Kia Corthron's FORCE CONTINUUM
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

The University of Washington School of Drama continues their 75th Anniversary Season with playwright and novelist Kia Corthron's explosive socio-political drama, Force Continuum. Second-year MFA directing candidate Malika Oyetimein will helm the project, which she chose for very personal reasons. (more...)

Amanda Seyfried Makes Off-Broadway Debut Opposite Thomas Sadoski in THE WAY WE GET BY, Beginning Tonight at Second Stage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

Second Stage Theatre welcomes film star Amanda Seyfried (Les Miserables, Dear John, Mamma Mia!, upcoming Ted 2 and Pan) in her off-Broadway debut opposite Thomas Sadoski (The Newsroom, Wild, upcoming in NBC's The Slap) in the world premiere production of NEIL LaBUTE's drama, The Way We Get By. Directed by Tony nominee LEIGH SILVERMAN, the production begins previews tonight, April 28, 2015 and officially opens on May 20, 2015 at Second Stage Theatre, 305 West 43rd Street. (more...)

Brigit Forsyth to Lead World Premiere of NOW THIS IS NOT THE END at Arcola Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

Rebecca Targett Productions in association with Raising Silver Theatre today announce the full cast for world premiere of Rose Lewenstein's new play at the Arcola Theatre. Katie Lewis directs Jasmine Blackborow (Rosie), Daniel Donskoy (Sebastian), Brigit Forsyth (Eva), Wendy Nottingham (Susan),Bernard Lloyd (Arnold) and Andrew Whipp (Paul). The production opens on 5 June, with previews from 3 June, and runs until 27 June 2015. (more...)

Ryan Culwell Plays in Kansas City Tonight; FLATLANDS Album Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

On March 3rd, the Nashville-via-West Texas songwriter Ryan Culwell released Flatlands, his first album in more than 8 years, on Lightning Rod Records (Jason Isbell, Billy Joe Shaver, Amanda Shires). Culwell will be performing at Uptown Arts Bar tonight, April 28 (with Amy Speace) in Kansas City, Mo. (more...)

UW Drama Confronts Police Brutality with Kia Corthron's FORCE CONTINUUM, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

The University of Washington School of Drama continues their 75th Anniversary Season with playwright and novelist Kia Corthron's explosive socio-political drama, Force Continuum. Second-year MFA directing candidate Malika Oyetimein will helm the project, which she chose for very personal reasons. (more...)

Maine Hotel Announces Grand Opening Special
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

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Photo Flash: 2015 RED OR WHITE BALL Raises Nearly $60K for Steppenwolf for Young Adults
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

More than 350 of Chicago's most influential young professionals gathered at Venue One in the West Loop on Friday, April 10 for the 2015 Red or White Ball, the Steppenwolf Auxiliary Council's annual spring event. The celebration raised nearly $60,000 for Steppenwolf's nationally recognized arts education program, Steppenwolf for Young Adults (SYA), which annually impacts more than 15,000 students, teachers and families. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 4/17/2016
by BWW - Apr 17, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/17/2016 for Portland (more...)

BWW Review: Ancestry, Identity Collide in BLUE DOOR, at Profile Theatre
by Krista Garver - Apr 14, 2016

Are we the products of our cultural history? Or can we create ourselves from scratch as something new? (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 4/10/2016
by BWW - Apr 10, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/10/2016 for Portland (more...)

Steppenwolf Auxiliary Council Hosts 2015 RED OR WHITE BALL Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2015

The Steppenwolf Auxiliary Council hosts one of Chicago's most exciting spring events, the 2015 Red or White Ball tonight, April 10, 2015 at 9pm (with the highly anticipated VIP Reception beginning at 7:30pm). Hundreds of young arts supporters will gather at Chicago's sleek, contemporary Venue One (1034 W Randolph St) for a high-energy celebration supporting Steppenwolf's nationally recognized arts education program, Steppenwolf for Young Adults (SYA). (more...)

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