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BWW Interview: Darick Pead of INTO THE WOODS at Winspear Opera House
by Kyle Christopher West - May 9, 2017

BWW Interview: Darick Pead of INTO THE WOODS at Winspear Opera House (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Sherri Edelen and Thomas Adrian Simpson
by Elliot Lanes - May 5, 2017

Today's subjects, Sherri Edelen and Thomas Adrian Simpson, are currently living their theatre lives in tech for Jesus Christ Superstar at Signature Theatre. Thomas is playing the high priest Caiaphas and Sheri, in a brilliant turn of non-traditional casting, will be playing King Herod. The production runs from May 9th to July 2nd. (more...)

Syracuse University Drama Announces 17/18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Great music, classics, comedy, a carnivorous space alien and a high-flying partnership with New York's 2 Ring Circus highlight the Syracuse University Department of Drama's 2017/2018 season. From Gershwin to Chekhov, from Paula Vogel to Isabel Allende, the season offers a rich and wide-ranging celebration of theatrical experiences. (more...)

Yangtze Repertory Theatre of America to Bring 410[GONE] to TNC This June
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

Yangtze Repertory Theatre of America returns to Theater for the New City (TNC) June 2 to 18 to present the New York premiere of '401[GONE]' by Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig, the prize-winning author of 'The World of Extreme Happiness' (Manhattan Theater Club, 2015).  (more...)

Peninsula Players Theatre Announces 2017 Artists
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Peninsula Players Theatre, America's Oldest Professional Resident Summer Theatre and Door County's theatrical icon, announces artistic company members for its 82nd season, running June 13 through October 15, 2017.  (more...)

SB Youth Opera to present BRUNDIBAR
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

The Santa Barbara Youth Opera, in collaboration with Ojai Youth Opera and the Santa Barbara Youth Symphony, will present a fully staged production of Brundibar, Jewish Czech composer Hans Krasa's uniquely affecting children's opera, at the Lobero Theatre on Saturday, May 20. Performances will take place at 2:30 and 5 pm. Tickets cost $22 for adults and $7 for children 12 and under. (more...)

Pia Wilson's BACK TO THE REAL Set for NJPAC This June
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Back to the Real is a play about a Brother and Sister who must navigate the potholes along the way to becoming actual adults. The play explores race, colorism within the African-American community, sexism, and anti-LGBTQ sentiment. How are the Brother and Sister going to (or not going to) stand up for each other? (more...)

Theatre Coup d'Etat presents Paula Vogel's THE BALTIMORE WALTZ
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2017

Winner of the Obie Award, Paula Vogel's The Baltimore Waltz is a darkly comedic fantasy about daring to find hope, joy, and even happiness in the most dire of circumstances. Based on the love and adventures of a Brother and Sister, one of whom is diagnosed with a deadly virus that sends the two of them spinning off to Europe to find romance and a cure. (more...)

BWW Interview: Matthew Croke On Becoming The New West End Aladdin
by Marianka Swain - May 12, 2017

Following UK tours of West Side Story and Singin' in the Rain, plus several ensemble and understudying roles in shows like Wicked and Grease, Matthew Croke takes on his first West End lead when he becomes the new Aladdin on 5 June in the hit Disney production at Prince Edward Theatre. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Tim and Tyne Daly Prep for DOWNSTAIRS Dorset Theatre Festival
by Walter McBride - May 11, 2017

Dorset Theatre Festival opens its 40th Anniversary Season with the World Premiere of Theresa Rebeck's Downstairs, starring Brother and Sister Tim Daly and Tyne Daly, who will be appearing together for the first time on the stage. Downstairs, under the direction of Resident Director Adrienne Campbell-Holt, runs for 16 performances between June 22 - July 8, 2017. All performances take place at the Dorset Playhouse, 104 Cheney Road, Dorset. (more...)

Santa Barbara Youth Symphony to Perform 'Brundibár'
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Members of the Santa Barbara Youth Symphony will take part in a fully staged production of Brundibar, Jewish Czech composer Hans Krasa's uniquely affecting children's opera, at the Libbey Bowl in Ojai on Saturday, May 13, and at the Lobero Theatre in Santa Barbara on Saturday, May 20. (more...)

Scoop: ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING on THE CW - Saturday, April 8, 2017
by - Mar 30, 2017

Get all the scoop on ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING, airing on THE CW on Saturday, April 8, 2017! (more...)

Street Theatre Company to Stage JOHN AND JEN This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Following the tremendous success of Lucky Stiff, Street Theatre Company presents, John and Jen, a show overflowing with intellect, wit, and gorgeous melodies. (more...)

Casting Announced for VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE at Citadel Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Citadel Theatre's 2016-17 season concludes with Christopher Durang's Tony Award®-winning Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Durang's comedy, an updating and mash-up of characters, plot devices and themes from Chekhov's four major plays, won the Tony for Best Production of a Play in the 2013 Tony Awards. Replacing the traditional Chekhovian country estate is the play's setting in a Bucks County, Pennsylvania farmhouse, complete with a cherry orchard of sorts. Vanya and his adopted sister Sonia, named for characters from Chekhov plays by their late professor parents, are living in the family home now owned by their actress sister Masha, who pays the bills. (more...)

Talking Band's THE ROOM SINGS to Open Next Week at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

A room in a country house sings of those who have lived there over a span of seventy years. Performed with striking theatricality by the OBIE-award winning Talking Band, The Room Sings, uses an array of genres to tell the stories of four interlocking sets of people. As their individual stories unfold they intertwine and illuminate each other. (more...)

BWW Review: KICKED IN THE SH*TTER, The Hope Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - Mar 24, 2017

Leon Fleming tackles mental issues, family, poverty, struggle, and hope in his new play Kicked in the Sh*tter. Her (Helen Budge) and Him (James Clay) - Brother and Sister with an unprivileged upbringing of poverty - show what it means to live in a constant state of instability caused by depression and anxiety, in a place where everyone seems to be against them. It is through their eyes that Fleming's audiences see the actual overwhelming despair that comes when everything becomes too much to handle, and the play becomes a relevant, valid depiction of mental illnesses told in sincerity and with a no-nonsense attitude. (more...)

New Dance Alliance Announces 31st Annual Mix Festival, 6/8-11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

New Dance Alliance is pleased to announce the lineup for the 31st annual Performance Mix Festival. “The most elaborate festival of the unpredictable” (The New York Times), the 2017 festival will feature works by 20 local and international dance artists, as well as Performance Mix's annual community breakfast, a dance party, and more. (more...)

BWW Interview: Mackenzie Messick and Steven Reddington of STATE FAIR
by Justin Cole Adams - Mar 23, 2017

The leads from STATE FAIR at Agape Players talk about the show and about the creative process. (more...)

LOVE CHILD Actress Records Theme Song to New Australian Film MY PET DINOSAUR
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

???????Little Monster Productions today announced the upcoming release of the title track to the upcoming family film, My Pet Dinosaur.  (more...)

BWW Review: PROJECT POLUNIN, Sadler's Wells
by Vikki Broad - Mar 15, 2017

One will rarely see Sadler's Wells brimming with more anticipation than at the premiere of a Sergei Polunin triple bill. Fans will always flock to see the Ukrainian star alongside his real-life partner, Royal Ballet Principal Natalia Osipova. However, Project Polunin feels sadly like the vanity project some feared it would be. (more...)

BWW Review: NEW YORK CITY BALLET PROGRAM A at Kennedy Center
by Elliot Lanes - Jun 8, 2017

One of the finest ballet companies in the country is in town this week at the Kennedy Center for two programs that feature the work of some of the world's most famous choreographers. (more...)

BUILDING THE WALL, THE LUCKIEST PEOPLE and More Set for Stage Left Theatre's Season 36
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Stage Left Theatre has announced the programming for its 36th season, which asks 'where we are going, where we have been, and where we are we now?' (more...)

BWW Review: VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE. at City Theatre Of Independence
by Alan Portner - Jun 5, 2017

Now running at the City Theater of Independence is the 2013 Tony winning comedy 'Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike' by Christopher Durang. Based loosely on charcters and the works of Anton Checkhov, you don't have to be familiar with the Russian writer to get all the jokes. Well, you might need to know a little bit to get all the in-jokes, but the New York critics gave this show a resounding seal of approval. (more...)

Peninsula Players Theatre Awarded Grant from The Shubert Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Peninsula Players Theatre, Door County's premier professional theater, has been awarded a $15,000 grant for general operating support from The Shubert Foundation, Inc., which is dedicated to sustaining and advancing the live performing arts in the United States.   For information on Peninsula Players 2017 season visit www.peninsulaplayers.com or call 920-868-3287. (more...)

David Oyelowo to Voice 'Scar in Disney Jr's Animated Series THE LION GUARD
by TV News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Acclaimed film, television and stage actor David Oyelowo ('Selma') will voice the iconic role of Scar, the villainous younger brother to Mufasa, in Disney Junior's THE LION GUARD, an animated series that continues the epic storytelling of Disney's acclaimed feature film, 'The Lion King.' (more...)

WE'VE ONLY JUST BEGUN: CARPENTERS REMEMBERED to Play Chastain Park Amphitheatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

'We've Only Just Begun: Carpenters Remembered,' a celebration of the Carpenters' legacy in words and music, is set for a one-night-only performance at Chastain Park Amphitheatre on Saturday, July 15 at 8 p.m. as part of the 2017 Delta Live Nation Concert Series. (more...)

Tony Bennett to Receive Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song
by TV News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden today announced that Tony Bennett is the next recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 19, 2017
by - Jun 19, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 19 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 18, 2017
by - Jun 18, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 18 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 17, 2017
by - Jun 17, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 17 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/17/2017
by - Jun 17, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 6/17/2017. (more...)

Tim Daly and Tyne Daly to Star in Dorset Theatre Festival's DOWNSTAIRS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Dorset Theatre Festival opens its 40th Anniversary Season with the World Premiere of Theresa Rebeck's Downstairs, starring Brother and Sister Tim Daly and Tyne Daly, who will be appearing together for the first time on the stage. (more...)

Show And Tell in Association with Salvador Dinosaur Present OTTO & ASTRID: EUROSMASH!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Edinburgh - are you ready to speak dance? Fans of Spinal Tap and Flight of the Conchords, say 'Hallo!' to your new favourite band. (more...)

Matthew Floyd Jones to Perform RICHARD CARPENTER IS CLOSE TO YOU at Underbelly Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

'Richard Carpenter was my very first musical inspiration growing up. It all started with him. And he's the only person who knows more about being the piano player in a duo with a wonderful female singer than me. It's the part I was born to play!' -Matthew Floyd Jones (more...)

Matthew Floyd Jones to Bring RICHARD CARPENTER IS CLOSE TO YOU to Underbelly
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Richard Carpenter is Close to You, written and performed by Matthew Floyd Jones, is coming to Underbelly (George Square) from 2-27 August 2017 (not August 15) at 5.20pm.  (more...)

Zest Theatre and Half Moon Announce New Show Exploring Youth Attitudes to Brexit
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

Two of the UK's leading companies creating work for young people have announced a touring show that uses interviews from over 200 teenagers from two areas of Britain that voted Leave and two areas that voted Remain to highlight the opinions of those too young to vote in the referendum. (more...)

Photo Flash: Music and Magic Combine in JAY & SHILO'S SIBLING REVELRY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Imagine if the creatures from NARNIA found themselves in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA... Sibling Revelry is a fun, musical romp for the whole family revolving around siblings Jay and Shilo; two kids who live in a theatre populated by magical and musical creatures. Drawing on their creativity, the Brother and Sister duo use their strengths to help their friend Tallulah the fairy find her bravery and take centre stage. (more...)

LA MAUPIN to Premiere at 2017 Fresh Fruit Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

La Maupin is an official selection of the 2017 Fresh Fruit Festival. Written by native New Jersey brother-and-sister writing team (Book and lyrics by Jessie Field; music by Jared Field), La Maupin will be presented for the first time as a full production on Tuesday, July 18 at 6:30pm Friday, July 21 at 6:30pm, and Saturday, July 22 at 2pm at The Wild Project in downtown Manhattan. (more...)

Wirtz Season Highlights Award-Winning Playwrights and New Voices
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

A young woman sacrifices her ambition and falls into the murky waters of life; a 17th-century witch hunt illuminates the modern-day oppression of women; a visit to post-Soviet Russia blurs the lines between folk tales and reality; and a band of teens strive to escape the residents of a villainous island. (more...)

BWW Review: Monumental Theatre Company Takes on Admirable Risk with BONNIE AND CLYDE
by Isabella Basco - Jul 21, 2017

'Bonnie and Clyde' failed when it premiered on Broadway in December 2011, only lasting 36 performances. Still, it helped launch the careers of Jeremy Jordan and Laura Osnes, gaining a cult following with its rich soundtrack infused with blues, country, gospel and rock music. (more...)

Rhys Yates and More to Star in OLYMPILADS at Theatre N16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Darren's convinced he's going to beat Usain Bolt in the Men's 100m Finals. Abigail won't stop applying varnish to her fingernails. Simon just wants to make sure his Brother and Sister are both eating right. (more...)

Casting, Dates Set for Alan Ayckbourn's New Play THE DIVIDE at The Old Vic
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

The Old Vic today gives a sneak preview of what's to come in 2018 at The Old Vic during its bicentenary. The Divide, a new play by Alan Ayckbourn, will open at The Old Vic on 3 February 2018 with previews from 30 January 2018, following its premiere at the Edinburgh International Festival this summer. (more...)

Bindlestiff Studio Presents TAGALOG 2017, 7/13-29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Join us in the heart of the SOMA Pilipinas Cultural District for Bindlestiff Studio's production of TAGALOG 2017, a collection of one-act plays written and performed in the national language of the Philippines. With the creative use of live English surtitles, non-Tagalog-speaking patrons alike can enjoy the innovative, brave, and new voices selected from the prestigious Virgin Labfest of the Cultural Center of the Philippines. The annual festival celebrates the best unproduced, experimental works from emerging Filipino playwrights, and Bindlestiff Studio is proud to pair their works on this side of the Pacific with talented local Bay Area artists. (more...)

Scoop: ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING on THE CW - Today, April 8, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2017

Get all the scoop on ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING, airing on THE CW today, April 8, 2017! (more...)

New Jersey Theatre Alliance and NJPAC Partner for NJPAC STAGE EXCHANGE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

New Jersey Theatre Alliance (the Alliance), in partnership with New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), welcomes NJPAC Stage Exchange ("StageX") back for its third year. Cutting-edge play development meets insightful community dialogue at StageX, a program that involves three newly commissioned plays by three established New Jersey playwrights, three draft readings with public commentary at NJPAC in Newark, and three full productions at New Jersey professional theatres the following year. (more...)

Indie Drama AFTER THE REALITY, Starring Matthew Morrison, Coming to On Demand
by Movies News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

The Orchard has acquired North American rights to the new indie film AFTER THE REALITY, starring Matthew Morrison and Sarah Chalke. The drama marks David Anderson's feature directorial debut. (more...)

Getting to Know...JEFF SWAFFORD of Woodland Entertainment
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 6, 2017

Writer/producer/director Jeff Swafford debuts Crazy All These Years, the stage version of his screenplay which he made into a film last year, at Nashville's Darkhorse Theatre next week for an April 13-22 run. Starring Cinda McCain, Michael Adcock, Jennifer Richmond and Daniel Hackman, Swafford's play is one of Spring 2017's most eagerly anticipated productions. (more...)

FRIDAY 5 (+1): JOHN AND JEN's Lynch and Scott
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 28, 2017

Street Theatre Company continues its 2017 season with its production of Andrew Lippa's John and Jen - the sentimental and evocative tale of two siblings - starring Ryan Lynch and Jordan Scott in the eponymous roles, under the direction of Brett Myers. (more...)

Announcing BeBe Winans' BORN FOR THIS at The Broad Stage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage in Santa Monica presents Born for This July 11 through August 6 (press opening on July 20).  Kicking off The Broad Stage's 2017-18 Theatre Season, this new musical features original music by six time GRAMMY Award-winning artist BeBe Winans, book by Charles Randolph-Wright and BeBe Winans, and is directed by Randolph-Wright (director of the Broadway and West End runaway hit Motown: The Musical).    (more...)

Brett Myers Directs Street Theatre Company's JOHN AND JEN Opening 4/28
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 25, 2017

John and Jen - Andrew Lippa's musical about the relationship of two siblings by those names - opens this weekend as Street Theatre Company follows up its successful production of Lucky Stiff with a collaboration featuring interns from the Nashville Repertory Theatre Professional Intern Program. (more...)

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