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BWW Reviews: Chess champion Garry Kasparov Matches Wits with IBM Computer Deep Blue in THE MACHINEBWW Reviews: Chess champion Garry Kasparov Matches Wits with IBM Computer Deep Blue in THE MACHINE
by Jonathan Mandell - Sep 9, 2013

The play turns the story of the 1997 chess match between the world's number one chess player and a computer into a nearly mechanical bio-drama masquerading as a gladiator sport, staged at the cavernous Park Avenue Armory with arena seating , mock Jumbotron video projections and sports commentators, We learn less about chess or computers than one might have expected. (more...)

Adam Mansbach to Release Sequel to GO THE F**K TO SLEEP - YOU HAVE TO F**KING EATAdam 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...)

Signature Theatre Welcomes Joe Calarco as New Resident Director/Director of New WorksSignature Theatre Welcomes Joe Calarco as New Resident Director/Director of New Works
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Virginia's Signature Theatre has appointed Joe Calarco to the new position of Resident Director/Director of New Works. In this position, Calarco will continue to strengthen Signature's commitment to new work by shepherding the development of new musicals and plays and actively seeking the work of original and diverse voices. Calarco will also direct 1-2 shows per season and will continue his work with Signature in The Schools, Signature's flagship education program. (more...)

THE OTHER PLACE to Begin Performances 9/12 at Central Square TheaterTHE OTHER PLACE to Begin Performances 9/12 at Central Square Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2013

THE OTHER PLACE runs from September 12 through October 6 at Central Square Theater at 450 Massachusetts Avenue in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Ticket prices range from $15 to $56 with discounts for students, seniors, and groups. For tickets or more information, the public is invited to call866.811.4111 or visit CentralSquareTheater.org. (more...)

swissnexBoston Presents CRACK: An English-Language Premiere, 10/29swissnexBoston 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 to Play Boston Playwrights' Theatre, 10/30-11/22CHOSEN 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...)

Curve Announces New Production Of HAIRSPRAY, Starring David WittsCurve Announces New Production Of HAIRSPRAY, Starring David Witts
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2013

Artistic Director Paul Kerryson has announced a new production of Hairspray, with David Witts as Link Larkin. The production opens on 5 March 2014, with previews from 28 February, and running until 5 April. (more...)

THE NUTCRACKER Musical to Play Round House Theatre, 11/26-12/28THE 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...)

Rushworth and Sutton To Star In Curve's CHICAGORushworth and Sutton To Star In Curve's CHICAGO
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2013

Artistic Director Paul Kerryson today announces the full cast for his new production of Chicago. Leading the company are Verity Rushworth (Velma Kelly), Gemma Sutton (Roxie Hart), David Leonard (Billy Flynn) and Sandra Marvin (Mama Morton) with Adam Bailey (Mary Sunshine) and Matthew Barrow (Amos) (more...)

Official: HELLO/GOODBYE and STEVIE Set for Hampstead Theatre's 2015 SeasonOfficial: 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?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 DayKeira 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 AudiobookStephen 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...)

Elizabeth Stanley, Paul Anthony Stewart & More to Star in Barrington Stage's KISS ME, KATE; Runs 6/11-7/12Elizabeth Stanley, Paul Anthony Stewart & More to Star in Barrington Stage's KISS ME, KATE; Runs 6/11-7/12
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

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, has announced casting for the company's 20th Anniversary Season opener - Kiss Me, Kate, to be presented June 11 through July 12 on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage (30 Union Street). (more...)

Author Reveals Impact of Domestic Violence in BEYOND THE POWER OF LOVEAuthor Reveals Impact of Domestic Violence in BEYOND THE POWER OF LOVE
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2013

Author Janice Romney, a cousin of former presidential candidate Mitt Romney, has penned the true, harrowing account of how domestic violence impacted her life and shares a uniquely inspirational story of a family's decision to unite and find healing through the power of love in her new nonfiction, "Beyond the Power of Love: A Woman's Journey through Betrayal of Religion and Spousal Abuse" (published by iUniverse). (more...)

Pear Avenue Theatre to Present PYGMALION, 6/20-7/14Pear Avenue Theatre to Present PYGMALION, 6/20-7/14
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

The Pear Avenue Theatre's closing production of its 13th season celebrates the 100th anniversary of a classic play from one of our most revered and beloved playwrights, George Bernard Shaw. Written in 1912, Pygmalion premiered on the London stage in April, 2014, and became an instant hit for Shaw and his leading lady, Stella Campbell, in the role of Eliza. Audiences for the last century have enjoyed this timeless tale of an East End flower girl and her West End phonetics tutor. Pear veteran actor and director Michael Champlin helms the production, which runs June 20 through July 13, 2014 (no performance on July 4th). (more...)

THE JEWISH LEGACY Travels to Hornchuch and LeedsTHE JEWISH LEGACY Travels to Hornchuch and Leeds
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

Broadway's golden age of musical theatre wouldn't be what it is today without the incredibly talented Jewish composers and lyricists of the 20th century. Together they created an enduring legacy that is enjoyed by millions of people across the world every year. Continuing its successful tour, The Jewish Legacy now travels to Hornchurch and Leeds. (more...)

Robert Sean Leonard to Play Atticus Finch in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at Regent's ParkRobert Sean Leonard to Play Atticus Finch in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at Regent's Park
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2013

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre has announced today that Robert Sean Leonard will play Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird, the first production of the 2013 season. The Tony award-winning American actor is best known for playing Dr. James Wilson in the Fox television series House and Neil Perry in the 1989 movie Dead Poets Society. Having frequently performed on and off Broadway since 1986, To Kill a Mockingbird will mark Robert's return to the London stage for the first time in 22 years. For a full biography, please see the 'notes to editors' section. (more...)

THE GIN GAME Runs at Artists Rep, Now thru 4/28THE GIN GAME Runs at Artists Rep, Now thru 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2013

Artists Rep will present The Gin Game by D.L. Coburn, starring Allen Nause and Vana O'Brien, directed by JoAnn Johnson. This two-person, two-act play is a 1978 Pulitzer Prize winner and garnered multiple Tony Award nominations both with its original 1977 production and the Broadway revival in 1997. This play replaces the originally planned production of The Invisible Hand by Ayad Akhtar. (more...)

Zoe Wanamaker to Star in STEVIE, Kicking Off Chichester Festival 2014 from April 24Zoe Wanamaker to Star in STEVIE, Kicking Off Chichester Festival 2014 from April 24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

Chichester's Festival 2014 opens with a major revival of Hugh Whitemore's award-winning glimpse into the unconventional life of celebrated English poet and novelist Stevie Smith. (more...)

I'LL BE BACK BEFORE MIDNIGHT to Make LA Premiere at Colony Theatre, 2/6-3/3I'LL BE BACK BEFORE MIDNIGHT to Make LA Premiere at Colony Theatre, 2/6-3/3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2013

The Colony Theatre will present the fifth production of its 'Season of Premieres' with the Los Angeles Premiere of I'LL BE BACK BEFORE MIDNIGHT, written and directed by Peter Colley. I'LL BE BACK BEFORE MIDNIGHT will preview on Wednesday, February 6; Thursday, February 7; and Friday, February 8 at 8:00pm. It will open on Saturday, February 9 at 8:00pm and continue through Today, March 3 at The Colony Theatre, 555 North Third Street (at Cypress) adjacent to the Burbank Town Center. (more...)

Joe Calarco to Direct Barrington Stage's KISS ME, KATE, 6/11-7/12Joe Calarco to Direct Barrington Stage's KISS ME, KATE, 6/11-7/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

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, has announced the creative team for the company's 20th Anniversary Season opener - Kiss Me, Kate, to be presented June 11 through July 12 on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage (30 Union Street). (more...)

Library Theatre Opens MANCHESTER SOUND: THE MASSACRE TonightLibrary Theatre Opens MANCHESTER SOUND: THE MASSACRE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2013

A number of Manchester's most exciting young actors are in the cast for the Library Theatre Company's much-anticipated third and final site-specific production, Manchester Sound: The Massacre, written by Polly Wiseman and directed by Paul Jepson, which runs at a secret city centre venue between tonight 8 June - Today 6 July. (more...)

Mark H. Dold to Star in Barrington Stage's BREAKING THE CODE, 7/17-8/2Mark H. Dold to Star in Barrington Stage's BREAKING THE CODE, 7/17-8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

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, presents Breaking the Code, Hugh Whitemore's biographical drama of Alan Turing, starring BSC Associate Artist Mark H. Dold. Directed by Joe Calarco, performances of Breaking the Code are from July 17 through August 2, with a press opening on Sunday, July 20 at 5pm. (more...)

Summer Stages: BWW's Top Summer Theatre Picks - Berkshire RegionSummer Stages: BWW's Top Summer Theatre Picks - Berkshire Region
by Larry Murray - Jun 2, 2014

No rural area has as many summer stages as the Berkshires of Massachusetts whose offerings overflow its borders. (more...)

Elizabeth Stanley and Paul Anthony Stewart Star in Barrington Stage's KISS ME, KATE, Beginning TonightElizabeth Stanley and Paul Anthony Stewart Star in Barrington Stage's KISS ME, KATE, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

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, presents the company's 20th Anniversary Season opener - Kiss Me, Kate, to be presented today, June 11 through July 12 on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage (30 Union Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Mark H. Dold and More in Barrington Stage's BREAKING THE CODEPhoto Flash: First Look at Mark H. Dold and More in Barrington Stage's BREAKING THE CODE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

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, presents Breaking the Code, Hugh Whitemore's biographical drama of Alan Turing, starring BSC Associate Artist Mark H. Dold. Directed by Joe Calarco, performances of Breaking the Code run now through August 2. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

SCENES FROM AN ADULTERY Rounds Out New Rep's 2014-15 SeasonSCENES FROM AN ADULTERY Rounds Out New Rep's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

New Repertory Theatre announces the final show of the 30th Anniversary Season, the Next Rep World Premiere: SCENES FROM AN ADULTERY by Ronan Noone, 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...)

The Container Collective & SummerWorks Festival Present Canadian Premiere of THE CONTAINER, 8/7 - 8/17The Container Collective & SummerWorks Festival Present Canadian Premiere of THE CONTAINER, 8/7 - 8/17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Five migrants from Somalia, Afghanistan and Turkey have paid an Agent to smuggle them across Europe and into England. Inside a shipping container parked behind the Theatre Centre, the Container Collective invites Toronto audiences to experience the claustrophobic, dark, and cramped conditions that that five refugees endure in order to start a new life. Extremely limited seating is available for shows August 7-17th as part of the SummerWorks Festival. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased online at www.summerworks.ca or by calling 416.907.0468. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Revealing BREAKING THE CODE at Barrington Stage CoBWW Reviews: Revealing BREAKING THE CODE at Barrington Stage Co
by Larry Murray - Jul 23, 2014

A rethinking of the 1986 biographical play by Hugh Whitemore about mathematician and computing innovator Alan Turing who was instrumental in solving the Nazi's Enigma Code yet was vilified as a homosexual and chemically castrated before ultimately being pardoned 60 years after his death. A swirling production that is both a puzzle play and a tour-de-force for Mark H. Dold, who plays Turing brilliantly. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Barrington Stage Company's BREAKING THE CODEPhoto Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Barrington Stage Company's BREAKING THE CODE
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jul 21, 2014

Last night, 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, presented Breaking the Code, Hugh Whitemore's biographical drama of Alan Turing, starring BSC Associate Artist Mark H. Dold. Directed by Joe Calarco, performances of Breaking the Code are from today, July 17 through August 2, with a press opening on Sunday, July 20 at 5pm. Broadwayworld was there for the opening. (more...)

Houston's Frenetic Theater Presents Re-Imagined Production of EQUUS, 7/24 - 8/2Houston's Frenetic Theater Presents Re-Imagined Production of EQUUS, 7/24 - 8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Houstonian director Matthew C. Logan is bringing Peter Shaffer's classic play Equus to Houston's Frenetic Theater in a bold new production for two weeks only. Directed by award-winning Houstonian director Matthew C. Logan (recently Assistant Director on the TUTS production of Hands on a Hardbody) the show will run between 24th July and 2nd August 2014 at Frenetic Theater, Houston. (more...)

KISS ME KATE, BREAKING THE CODE & More Set for Barrington Stage's 20th Anniversary SeasonKISS ME KATE, BREAKING THE CODE & More Set for Barrington Stage's 20th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

At a press conference held at Barrington Stage Company's Boyd-Quinson Mainstage, Artistic Director Julianne Boyd announced the theater's 20th Anniversary 2014 season of musicals and plays that will take place in downtown Pittsfield in the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage, St. Germain Stage and Youth Theatre venues in 2014. (more...)

Commonwealth Shakespeare and Suffolk University to Present THE LAST WILL World Premiere, 2/13-24Commonwealth Shakespeare and Suffolk University to Present THE LAST WILL World Premiere, 2/13-24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2013

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company and Suffolk University present the world premiere of Suffolk University's Distinguished Scholar in Residence Robert Brustein's The Last Will, the final installment of Brustein's trilogy about the life of William Shakespeare. Performance dates are February 13-24, 2013. (more...)

Full Cast Confirmed For PIAF, Starring Frances Ruffelle, At Leicester Curve From Feb 16Full Cast Confirmed For PIAF, Starring Frances Ruffelle, At Leicester Curve From Feb 16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2013

As we reported earlier in the month, Tiffany Graves joins Frances Ruffelle in the cast of Piaf, opening at the Leicester Curve in February. (more...)

I'LL BE BACK BEFORE MIDNIGHT to Make LA Premiere at Colony Theatre, 2/6-3/3I'LL BE BACK BEFORE MIDNIGHT to Make LA Premiere at Colony Theatre, 2/6-3/3
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2013

The Colony Theatre will present the fifth production of its 'Season of Premieres' with the Los Angeles Premiere of I'LL BE BACK BEFORE MIDNIGHT, written and directed by Peter Colley. I'LL BE BACK BEFORE MIDNIGHT will preview on Wednesday, February 6; Thursday, February 7; and Friday, February 8 at 8:00pm. It will open on Saturday, February 9 at 8:00pm and continue through Sunday, March 3 at The Colony Theatre, 555 North Third Street (at Cypress) adjacent to the Burbank Town Center. (more...)

F.U.D.G.E. Opens AS BEES IN HONEY DROWN, Jan 25F.U.D.G.E. Opens AS BEES IN HONEY DROWN, Jan 25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2013

The F.U.D.G.E. (FRIENDS UNITED DEVELOPING GENUINE ENTERTAINMENT) Theatre Company will present their 12th Anniversary Season's production of "AS BEES IN HONEY DROWN," 'Douglas Carter Beane's Award-winning comedy about deception, fraud, embezzlement, sexual politics, elusive fame, amoral women, sitting-duck men and revenge, which will open on Friday, January 25 at The Factory Theatre (791 Tremont Street, Boston, MA - between Camden Street and Northampton Street) where it will play through Today, January 27. (more...)

F.U.D.G.E. Opens AS BEES IN HONEY DROWN TonightF.U.D.G.E. Opens AS BEES IN HONEY DROWN Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2013

The F.U.D.G.E. (FRIENDS UNITED DEVELOPING GENUINE ENTERTAINMENT) Theatre Company will present their 12th Anniversary Season's production of "AS BEES IN HONEY DROWN," 'Douglas Carter Beane's Award-winning comedy about deception, fraud, embezzlement, sexual politics, elusive fame, amoral women, sitting-duck men and revenge, which will open tonight, January 25 at The Factory Theatre (791 Tremont Street, Boston, MA - between Camden Street and Northampton Street) where it will play through Sunday, January 27. (more...)

I'LL BE BACK BEFORE MIDNIGHT Makes LA Premiere at Colony Theatre, Now thru 3/3I'LL BE BACK BEFORE MIDNIGHT Makes LA Premiere at Colony Theatre, Now thru 3/3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2013

The Colony Theatre will present the fifth production of its 'Season of Premieres' with the Los Angeles Premiere of I'LL BE BACK BEFORE MIDNIGHT, written and directed by Peter Colley. I'LL BE BACK BEFORE MIDNIGHT will preview tonight, February 6; Thursday, February 7; and Friday, February 8 at 8:00pm. It will open on Saturday, February 9 at 8:00pm and continue through Sunday, March 3 at The Colony Theatre, 555 North Third Street (at Cypress) adjacent to the Burbank Town Center. (more...)

Michael Gill, Boyd Gaines, Jayne Atkinson & More to Lead Westport Country Playhouse's PACK OF LIES Reading, 3/10Michael Gill, Boyd Gaines, Jayne Atkinson & More to Lead Westport Country Playhouse's PACK OF LIES Reading, 3/10
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

Casting is announced for the Script in Hand playreading of 'Pack of Lies,' a provocative spy thriller, at Westport Country Playhouse, on Monday, March 10, 7 p.m. Actors, all alumni of previous Playhouse productions, include 'House of Cards' stars Jayne Atkinson and Michel Gill, and four-time Tony Award winner Boyd Gaines, as well as Kathleen McNenny, Alexis Molnar, Mark Shanahan, and Zoe Winters. Tickets are $15. Based on a true story, the play is written by Hugh Whitemore and directed by Anne Keefe. (more...)

America's Test Kitchen Radio Announces Gluten-Free Radio Special to Air February 22, 2014 (free via iTunes as of 2/24)America's Test Kitchen Radio Announces Gluten-Free Radio Special to Air February 22, 2014 (free via iTunes as of 2/24)
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

BROOKLINE, Mass., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ America's Test Kitchen has been the number one cooking show on public television for 14 years. (The January 2014 Nielsen rating was a heavyweight 1.68 with 2.3 million viewers per week.) (more...)

Commonwealth Shakespeare and Suffolk University to Present THE LAST WILL World Premiere, 2/13-24Commonwealth Shakespeare and Suffolk University to Present THE LAST WILL World Premiere, 2/13-24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2013

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company and Suffolk University present the world premiere of Suffolk University's Distinguished Scholar in Residence Robert Brustein's The Last Will, the final installment of Brustein's trilogy about the life of William Shakespeare. Performance dates are February 13-24, 2013. (more...)

Commonwealth Shakespeare and Suffolk University Present THE LAST WILL World Premiere, Now thru 2/24Commonwealth Shakespeare and Suffolk University Present THE LAST WILL World Premiere, Now thru 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2013

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company and Suffolk University present the world premiere of Suffolk University's Distinguished Scholar in Residence Robert Brustein's The Last Will, the final installment of Brustein's trilogy about the life of William Shakespeare. Performance dates are tonight, February 13-24, 2013. (more...)

Author Reveals Impact of Domestic Violence on Women, ChildrenAuthor Reveals Impact of Domestic Violence on Women, Children
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2013

Author Janice Romney, a cousin of former presidential candidate Mitt Romney, has penned the true, harrowing account of how domestic violence impacted her life and shares a uniquely inspirational story of a family's decision to unite and find healing through the power of love in her new nonfiction, "Beyond the Power of Love: A Woman's Journey through Betrayal of Religion and Spousal Abuse" (published by iUniverse). (more...)

Michael Ajao, Paul Bigley, Arthur Byrne and More Set for OUR TOWN at the Almeida Theatre - Full Cast Announced!Michael Ajao, Paul Bigley, Arthur Byrne and More Set for OUR TOWN at the Almeida Theatre - Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Casting is announced for Our Town at the Almeida Theatre. Award-winning US actor-director David Cromer will direct and perform in this intimate version of Thornton Wilder's iconic American play. The cast will also include Michael Ajao, Paul Bigley, Arthur Byrne, Sidney Cole, Kate Dickie, Laura Elsworthy, Anna Francolini, Matthew Jacobs-Morgan, Daniel Kendrick, Simon Lennon, Jessica Lester, Richard Lumsden, Annette McLaughlin, Christopher Staines, Rhashan Stoneand David Walmsley. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Barrington Stage Company's ROMANCE IN HARD TIMESPhoto Flash: First Look at Barrington Stage Company's ROMANCE IN HARD TIMES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Julianne Boyd, Artistic Director, and Tristan Wilson, Managing Director, presents the BSC Musical Theatre Lab new workshop production of two-time Tony winner William Finn's acclaimed Romance in Hard Times, featuring a new book by Finn's Spelling Bee collaborator, Tony winner Rachel Sheinkin. Check out a first look at the production below! (more...)

Barrington Stage's ROMANCE IN HARD TIMES to Feature New Book; Opens This WeekBarrington Stage's ROMANCE IN HARD TIMES to Feature New Book; Opens This Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Julianne Boyd, Artistic Director, and Tristan Wilson, Managing Director, presents the BSC Musical Theatre Lab new workshop production of two-time Tony winner William Finn's acclaimed Romance in Hard Times, featuring a new book by Finn's Spelling Bee collaborator, Tony winner Rachel Sheinkin. (more...)

THE GIN GAME to Replace THE INVISIBLE HAND at Artists Rep, 3/26-4/28THE GIN GAME to Replace THE INVISIBLE HAND at Artists Rep, 3/26-4/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2013

Artists Rep will present The Gin Game by D.L. Coburn, starring Allen Nause and Vana O'Brien, directed by JoAnn Johnson. This two-person, two-act play is a 1978 Pulitzer Prize winner and garnered multiple Tony Award nominations both with its original 1977 production and the Broadway revival in 1997. This play replaces the originally planned production of The Invisible Hand by Ayad Akhtar. (more...)

Zoe Wanamaker Stars in STEVIE, Kicking Off Chichester Festival 2014 TonightZoe Wanamaker Stars in STEVIE, Kicking Off Chichester Festival 2014 Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Chichester's Festival 2014 opens with a major revival of Hugh Whitemore's award-winning glimpse into the unconventional life of celebrated English poet and novelist Stevie Smith. (more...)

Leah Hackett, Adam Fogerty and More Join Library Theatre's MANCHESTER SOUND: THE MASSACRE; Full Cast Announced!Leah Hackett, Adam Fogerty and More Join Library Theatre's MANCHESTER SOUND: THE MASSACRE; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2013

A number of Manchester's most exciting young actors are in the cast for the Library Theatre Company's much-anticipated third and final site-specific production, Manchester Sound: The Massacre, written by Polly Wiseman and directed by Paul Jepson, which runs at a secret city centre venue between Saturday 8 June - Saturday 6 July. (more...)

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