Dorset Theatre Festival to Presnet Paul Rudnick's I HATE HAMLET, 8/20-9/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2015

Dorset Theatre Festival will stage I Hate Hamlet, a hilarious play by Obie Award winning playwright and pre-eminent humorist Paul Rudnick. The production will be directed by Carl Andress and will run from August 20th to September 5th. (more...)

HORNIMAN'S CHOICE Begins This Month at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2015

Commissioned by the Finborough Theatre, Horniman's Choice brings together four plays by the leading figures of the 'Manchester School' of playwrights - Harold Brighouse, Stanley Houghton and Allan Monkhouse, all originally championed by Annie Horniman, owner of Gaiety Theatre, Manchester, the first regional repertory theatre in Britain. Horniman's Choice runs at the Finborough Theatre, playing Sunday and Monday evenings and Tuesday matinees from Sunday, 27 September 2015 (Press Night: Monday, 28 September 2015 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Adam Mansbach to Release Sequel to GO THE F**K TO SLEEP - YOU HAVE TO F**KING EAT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

From Adam Mansbach, the author of the international best seller Go the F**k to Sleep, comes the long-awaited sequel about the other great parental frustration: getting your little angel to eat something that even vaguely resembles a normal meal. (more...)

swissnexBoston Presents CRACK: An English-Language Premiere, 10/29
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

SWISS STAGE at swissnexBoston: Swiss Stage is an initiative supported by swissnexBoston, the Consulate of Switzerland, to introduce Swiss contemporary theatre translated from all of Switzerland's official languages to the Boston community. (more...)

CHOSEN CHILD Plays Boston Playwrights' Theatre, Now thru 11/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2014

Boston Playwrights' Theatre (BPT) continues its 2014-15 season of new plays next week with Monica Bauer's Chosen Child. (more...)

CHOSEN CHILD to Play Boston Playwrights' Theatre, 10/30-11/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

Boston Playwrights' Theatre (BPT) continues its 2014-15 season of new plays next week with Monica Bauer's Chosen Child. (more...)

THE NUTCRACKER Musical to Play Round House Theatre, 11/26-12/28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

Round House Theatre continues its 2014/15 season with a magical, fresh new take on a beloved classic - The Nutcracker, a new holiday musical created by Tommy Rapley, Jake Minton, Phillip Klapperich, and Kevin O'Donnell. Directed by the award-winning Joe Calarco, The Nutcracker makes its area premiere at Round House Theatre from November 26 thru December 28, 2014. Opening night is Monday, December 1, 2014. (more...)

Peter Polycarpou, Laura Pitt-Pulford to Lead OLIVER!, Sarah Ingram Set for THE WITCHES at the Curve; Casting Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

Curve today announces casting for the theatre's productions of Roald Dahl's THE WITCHES and Lionel Bart's classic musical, OLIVER! (more...)

THE NUTCRACKER Musical Plays the Round House Theatre, Now thru 12/28
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2014

Round House Theatre continues its 2014/15 season with a magical, fresh new take on a beloved classic - The Nutcracker, a new holiday musical created by Tommy Rapley, Jake Minton, Phillip Klapperich, and Kevin O'Donnell. Directed by the award-winning Joe Calarco, The Nutcracker makes its area premiere at Round House Theatre from tonight, November 26 thru December 28, 2014. (more...)

Official: HELLO/GOODBYE and STEVIE Set for Hampstead Theatre's 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

Hampstead Theatre has announced its two main stage plays for New Year 2015. HELLO/GOODBYE by Peter Souter tranfers to the Main Stage from Downstairs, starring Shaun Evans and Miranda Raison, and STEVIE by Hugh Whitemore, will star Zoe Wanamaker. Details below! (more...)

Zoe Wanamaker-Led STEVIE to Transfer to the Hampstead This Spring?
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

Chichester Festival 2014 opened with a major revival of Hugh Whitemore's award-winning glimpse into the unconventional life of celebrated English poet and novelist Stevie Smith. STEVIE, starring Zoe Wanamaker, is now up for a transfer to the Hampstead Theatre this March, according to a Tweet from the Daily Mail. Jonathan Church will direct. (more...)

Keira Knightly and Benedict Cumberbatch Popularize Technology Used 300 Million Times a Day
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2014

BRISBANE, Australia, Nov. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ With the release of the Alan Turing biopic The Imitation Game in the US on November 21st, computational security just got sexy. And the computational security experts at FunCaptcha think it's about time. (more...)

Stephen Fry and Bryan Cranston Will Narrate YOU HAVE TO F*CKING EAT Audiobook
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2014

National treasure and all-round polymath Stephen Fry has been confirmed as the British voice of Adam Mansbach's new satirical children's book, You Have to F*cking Eat. He will be joined in the role by Breaking Bad star, Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning actor Bryan Cranston, who will narrate the American audio, and comedian Dave Hughes who will voice the Australian version. (more...)

THE BIG HOT MESS Comes to DIVAfest
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

THE BIG HOT MESS, written and performed by Catherine Debon and featuring Kevin Copps as the Boss and voiceover by Owen Walker, will be directed by Amanda Ortmayer as part of DIVAfest this June. (more...)

Take Five! Spend Your Tea Break with Derek Jacobi
by Marianka Swain - May 19, 2016

The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company's ROMEO AND JULIET is now playing at the Garrick Theatre, with press night on May 25 and a cinema broadcast on July 7. Joining Richard Madden and Lily James as the titular lovers is revered actor Derek Jacobi as Mercutio. The production is co-directed by Branagh and Rob Ashford, with the broadcast directed by Benjamin Caron. (more...)

Pear Avenue Theatre Presents BIRDS OF A FEATHER, Now thru 5/24
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2015

The Pear Avenue Theatre is proud to present the third chapter in local playwright Paul Braverman's 'stage-noir' trilogy featuring gin-soaked private eye Frankie Payne: BIRDS OF A FEATHER. Once again we travel to Boston in the 1960s to see Frankie battle the Irish mafia and solve murder mysteries, but this time she's engaged in mysteries of the heart as well. Will love finally find Frankie? or will it prove too elusive? Can she solve the riddle of crime in time? Directed by Pear veteran Michael Champlin, and featuring The Pear's Artistic Director Diane Tasca as the irascible, indomitable, chain-smoking and hard-drinking Frankie, the production runs tonight, May 1 through May 24, 2015. (more...)

Zoe Wanamaker-Led STEVIE Transfers to the Hampstead Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2015

Chichester Festival 2014 opened with a major revival of Hugh Whitemore's award-winning glimpse into the unconventional life of celebrated English poet and novelist Stevie Smith. STEVIE, starring Zoe Wanamaker, transfers to the Hampstead Theatre beginning tonight, March 6, and running through April 18, 2015. Jonathan Church will direct. (more...)

Official: HELLO/GOODBYE and STEVIE Set for Hampstead Theatre's 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2015

Hampstead Theatre has announced its two main stage plays for New Year 2015. HELLO/GOODBYE by Peter Souter tranfers to the Main Stage from Downstairs, starring Shaun Evans and Miranda Raison, and STEVIE by Hugh Whitemore, will star Zoe Wanamaker. Details below! (more...)

Theatre Rhino to Present Hugh Whitemore's BREAKING THE CODE, Now thru 3/21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Breaking the Code by Hugh Whitemore will have its Theatre Rhinoceros premiere in this exclusive San Francisco production for a limited engagement - 15 performances only! The show plays tonight, March 4 - 21, 2015. (more...)

Barrington Stage Company Adds Marin Mazzie & Jason Danieley, LOVE LETTERS and More to 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, announced today two additional productions for their 2016 season, in addition to two one-night-only special events. (more...)

SCENES FROM AN ADULTERY Concludes New Rep's 2014-15 Season, Starting Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2015

New Repertory Theatre presents the final show of the 30th Anniversary Season, the Next Rep World Premiere: SCENES FROM AN ADULTERY by Ronan Noone, tonight, June 6 through June 21, 2015 at the Boston University Theatre, Lane-Comley Studio 210. SCENES FROM AN ADULTERY is co-presented with Boston Center for American Performance (BCAP). (more...)

Performer with Disability Presents One Man Show IN MY OWN LITTLE CORNER at the Metropolitan Room on 6/18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2016

Brennan Srisirikul is a singer and an actor - he also happens to be in a wheelchair. Srisirikul is thrilled to be hitting the stage at the Metropolitan Room on June 18, 2016 at 1 PM in his one man show, 'In My Own Little Corner', which chronicles his journey rolling through life as a disabled man. This one man show includes stories of the twists, turns, and triumphs of living life on wheels. It is being hailed as 'a story that can heal the world' and audiences are raving, 'a star is born' and that Srisirikul's performance is 'heartwarming and hilarious'. 'In My Own Little Corner' features songs from the musical theatre and pop music canon. Musical direction is by Lila Kane. (more...)

Photo Coverage: SHINING CITY Opens at Barrington Stage Company
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jun 22, 2015

Barrington Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson,  presented Conor McPherson's Shining City which runs from June 18 to July 11. BroadwayWorld was at opening night. (more...)

Theatre Rhino to Encore BREAKING THE CODE - THE ALAN TURING STORY This August
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

Due to popular demand and great reviews when it played in San Francisco in March, Breaking the Code - THE ALAN TURING STORY by Hugh Whitemore is coming back for a return engagement for 20 performances only -- Aug. 5 - 29, 2015 (Wed. - Sat. - 8:00 pm / Sat. Matinees - 3:00 pm) in this exclusive Theatre Rhinoceros production in San Francisco. (more...)

Barrington Stage's SHINING CITY Begins Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2015

Barrington Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, will present Conor McPherson's Shining City from June 18 to July 11 with a press opening Sunday, June 21 at 3pm. (more...)

Brennan Srisirikul to Bring One Man Show to the Metropolitan Room, 6/18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2016

Brennan Srisirikul is a singer and an actor - he also happens to be in a wheelchair. Srisirikul will be hitting the stage at the Metropolitan Room on June 18, 2016 at 1 PM in his one man show, 'In My Own Little Corner', which chronicles his journey rolling through life as a disabled man. This one man show includes stories of the twists, turns, and triumphs of living life on wheels. is 'heartwarming and hilarious'. 'In My Own Little Corner' features songs from the musical theatre and pop music canon. Musical direction is by Lila Kane. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Playwright John Guare Holds Press Conference at Barrington Stage Company
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jul 16, 2015

Playwright John Guare recently met with the Press to discuss the Barrington Stage Company production of his adaptation of the classic American comedy HIS GIRL FRIDAY.  Julianne Boyd, the artistic director of BSC will also be directing the production which will be on Barrington Stage's Boyd-Quinson Mainstage from Aug 6-30. Opening night is Wednesday, Aug 12.  Director Julianne Boyd and actors Christopher Innvar and Jane Pfitsch joined Mr. Guare for the Press Conference in which they all took questions. (more...)

John Guare Revises HIS GIRL FRIDAY for Barrington Stage Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2015

Barrington Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, presents the American screwball comedy His Girl Friday, John Guare's adaptation of Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's original play The Front Page and the screen version His Girl Friday, from August 6-30 at Barrington Stage's Boyd-Quinson Mainstage. Opening night is Wednesday, August 12 at 7pm. (more...)

Elements Theatre to Crown Summer 2016 with Shakespeare's KING LEAR
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

Crowning its year-long tribute to Shakespeare's 400th anniversary, Elements Theatre Company presents King Lear under the direction of Danielle Dwyer, CJ. In the striking outdoor setting of the Atrium of the Church of the Transfiguration, the members of Elements Theatre Company bring all of their passionate dedication and expertise to the Bard's riveting portrayal of a kingdom and families torn apart. Press night is Opening night, August 12, 7:00pm guest lecture Dr. Kathryn Moncrief, followed by outdoor performance 8:00pm. (more...)

Kate Eastwood Norris and Holly Twyford to Star in MARY STUART at the Folger, 1/27-3/8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

England's most storied rivalry takes center stage at Folger Theatre in Friedrich Schiller's classic drama Mary Stuart from January 27- March 8, 2015. (more...)

Indianapolis Premiere of QUARTET Opens Tonight at Buck Creek Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2015

The Buck Creek Players will continue their 41st season of quality theater, LIFE 101: A Season of Life Lessons, with the Indianapolis premiere comedy, QUARTET, by Ronald Harwood. (more...)

Lynda Baron and Chris Larkin Join Cast of Hampstead Theatre's STEVIE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

Zoe Wanamaker will be joined by Lynda Baron and Chris Larkin in Hugh Whitemore's award winning play, last seen at Chichester Festival Theatre. (more...)

Kate Eastwood Norris and Holly Twyford Star in MARY STUART at the Folger, Now thru 3/8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

England's most storied rivalry takes center stage at Folger Theatre in Friedrich Schiller's classic drama Mary Stuart from tonight, January 27- March 8, 2015. (more...)

Indianapolis Premiere of QUARTET to Open 1/30 at Buck Creek Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

The Buck Creek Players will continue their 41st season of quality theater, LIFE 101: A Season of Life Lessons, with the Indianapolis premiere comedy, QUARTET, by Ronald Harwood. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Hal Holbrook of MARK TWAIN TONIGHT, Coming to Riverside's Fox Performing Arts Center
by Audrey Liebross - Jan 12, 2015

Tony and Emmy award winner Hal Holbrook is bringing MARK TWAIN TONIGHT to Riverside's Fox Performing Arts Center for one performance, on Saturday evening, January 17, 2015. BroadwayWorld interviewed him by email. (more...)

Theatre Rhino to Present Hugh Whitemore's BREAKING THE CODE, 3/4-21
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2015

Breaking the Code by Hugh Whitemore will have its Theatre Rhinoceros premiere in this exclusive San Francisco production for a limited engagement - 15 performances only! The show plays March 4 - 21, 2015. (more...)

Eric Hissom, Grace Gonglewski & More to Star in Arena Stage's VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the full company for the Washington, D.C. premiere of Christopher Durang's Tony Award-winning comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. (more...)

A SINGULAR THEY to Make World Premiere at The Blank Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

The cast and designers have been set for The Blank Theatre's world premiere production of A SINGULAR THEY by Aliza Goldstein, directed by Christopher J. Raymond. Performances begin March 19 with opening night set for Saturday, March 26. (more...)

John Guare's Revised HIS GIRL FRIDAY Begins Tonight at Barrington Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2015

Barrington Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, presents the American screwball comedy His Girl Friday, John Guare's adaptation of Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's original play The Front Page and the screen version His Girl Friday, from tonight, August 6, through August 30 at Barrington Stage's Boyd-Quinson Mainstage. Opening night is Wednesday, August 12 at 7pm. (more...)

Dorset Theatre Festival to Presnet Paul Rudnick's I HATE HAMLET, 8/20-9/5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2015

Dorset Theatre Festival will stage I Hate Hamlet, a hilarious play by Obie Award winning playwright and pre-eminent humorist Paul Rudnick. The production will be directed by Carl Andress and will run from August 20th to September 5th. (more...)

Theatre Rhino Encores BREAKING THE CODE - THE ALAN TURING STORY Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2015

Due to popular demand and great reviews when it played in San Francisco in March, Breaking the Code - THE ALAN TURING STORY by Hugh Whitemore is coming back for a return engagement for 20 performances only -- tonight, Aug. 5, through Aug. 29, 2015 (Wed. - Sat. - 8:00 pm / Sat. Matinees - 3:00 pm) in this exclusive Theatre Rhinoceros production in San Francisco. (more...)

MicroPact To Present Major Case Study on U.S. Navy Case Management System at Gartner BPM Summit
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2015

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Edward Fox To Star In New Betjeman Play SAND IN THE SANDWICHES
by Marianka Swain - Aug 23, 2016

Edward Fox is to star in a new play, Sand in the Sandwiches by Hugh Whitemore, which celebrates the life and work of John Betjeman. Directed by Gareth Armstrong, the production will premiere at Oxford Playhouse on 25 October 2016 followed by a UK tour visiting the Minerva Theatre Chichester, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre Guildford, Exeter Northcott Theatre, Salisbury Playhouse and culminating with a final performance at the Folkestone Book Festival on 24 November 2016. Tickets are now on sale. (more...)

Dorset Theatre Festival Presents Paul Rudnick's I HATE HAMLET, Now thru 9/5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

Dorset Theatre Festival will stage I Hate Hamlet, a hilarious play by Obie Award winning playwright and pre-eminent humorist Paul Rudnick. The production will be directed by Carl Andress and will run from tonight, August 20th to September 5th. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of HIS GIRL FRIDAY at Barrington Stage Company
by Stephen Sorokoff - Aug 13, 2015

Opening Night of the American screwball comedy His Girl Friday, John Guare's adaptation of Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's original play The Front Page and the screen version of His Girl Friday took place at Barrington Stage Co. and Broadwayworld's Stephen Sorokoff was there. Julianned Boyd artistic director of BSC was the director. (more...)

John Guare's Revised HIS GIRL FRIDAY Opens at Barrington Stage Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

Barrington Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, presents the American screwball comedy His Girl Friday, John Guare's adaptation of Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's original play The Front Page and the screen version His Girl Friday, now through August 30 at Barrington Stage's Boyd-Quinson Mainstage. Opening night is tonight, August 12 at 7pm. (more...)

Robert Sean Leonard to Be Crowned in CAMELOT at Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

Tony Award-winning actor Robert Sean Leonard, best known for tv's 'House,' film's 'Dead Poet's Society,' and Broadway's 'The Invention of Love' and 'Long Day's Journey Into Night,' will portray King Arthur in Lerner and Loewe's 'Camelot,' a freshly inventive take on the classic musical, at Westport Country Playhouse, October 4 - 30. (more...)

Pear Avenue Theatre to Present BIRDS OF A FEATHER, 5/1-24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2015

The Pear Avenue Theatre is proud to present the third chapter in local playwright Paul Braverman's "stage-noir" trilogy featuring gin-soaked private eye Frankie Payne: BIRDS OF A FEATHER. Once again we travel to Boston in the 1960s to see Frankie battle the Irish mafia and solve murder mysteries, but this time she's engaged in mysteries of the heart as well. Will love finally find Frankie? or will it prove too elusive? Can she solve the riddle of crime in time? Directed by Pear veteran Michael Champlin, and featuring The Pear's Artistic Director Diane Tasca as the irascible, indomitable, chain-smoking and hard-drinking Frankie, the production runs May 1 through May 24, 2015. (more...)

National Coalition of Educators Collaborate to Fill a Void in Education Media Coverage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

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Barrington Stage to Welcome David Schramm, Ed Dixon & More for Upcoming Productions
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2015

Barrington Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, announces initial casting for its 2015 season schedule. (more...)

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