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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...)

BWW Review: THE INN AT LYDDA, Shakespeare's Globe, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, 7 September 2016
by Gary Naylor - Sep 8, 2016

Gary Nayloe sees a curate's egg of a play, at times exhilarating, at times too pleased with itself, at one of London's great venues. (more...)

Brian Doherty, Eleanor Worthington-Cox & More to Star in TOMCAT at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2015

The winner of the seventh Papatango New Writing Prize, Tomcat by James Rushbrooke will receive a four week run at Southwark Playhouse from Wednesday 28 October (press night: Friday 30 October 8pm) to Saturday 21 Nov 2015. The director is 2014 JMK Award winner Kate Hewitt, who is currently Associate Director on Sam Mendes' Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in the West End. (more...)

Harlem School of the Arts to Launch 2016 Season with Original Student Production ALL THE NEWS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

The Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) will launch the Fall 2016 Season with its first original student theatre production, All The News, a dynamic fast-paced satire of contemporary news programs and infotainment. (more...)

The Edge Theater Presents MARIE ANTOINETTE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

The Edge Theater presents 'Marie Antoinette' October 14 through November 13 at 1560 Teller Street in Lakewood.  Performances are Fridays, Saturdays at 8 p.m.; Sundays at 6 p.m. No Show on Sunday, October 30 to make way for the Industry Night & Halloween Party on Monday, October 31@ 8 p.m. (more...)

THE KITE RUNNER Transfers To The West End
by Marianka Swain - Sep 2, 2016

THE KITE RUNNER, Khaled Hosseini's international bestselling novel and film, is a powerful story of friendship spanning cultures and continents, following one man's journey to find redemption. (more...)

Photo Coverage: New Drama Explores Man's Role as Creator and Destroyer GEIST!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2016

f GEIST! based on plays by August Stramm, Franz Kafka, Ernst Toller, Gottfried Benn, and Lothar Schreyer. Conceived and directed by Rafael De Mussa, previews begin September 15 at 4th Street Theater with opening night slated for September 18. (more...)

Nicole Kidman Leads PHOTOGRAPH 51, Opening Tonight in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2015

The Michael Grandage Company presents the UK premiere of Anna Ziegler's Photograph 51. Nicole Kidman who leads the company as Rosalind Franklin is joined by Will Attenborough (James Watson), Edward Bennett (Francis Crick), Stephen Campbell Moore (Maurice Wilkins), Patrick Kennedy (Don Caspar) and Joshua Silver (Ray Gosling). Photograph 51 opens at the Noel Coward Theatre tonight 14 September, with previews from 5 September, and runs until 21 November. (more...)

Soho Theatre Announces Latest Crop of New Talent
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

Soho Theatre has a packed festival programme and recent weeks have seen the cult hit Fleabag break box office records, twelve shows filmed for its fledgling Soho Theatre Live TV and digital offer, two UK tours, and its latest crop of Soho Young Company's Comedy and Writers' Labs commence. (more...)

The Edge Theater Presents MARIE ANTOINETTE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2016

The Edge Theater presents 'Marie Antoinette' October 14 through November 13 at 1560 Teller Street in Lakewood.  Performances are Fridays, Todays at 8 p.m.; Sundays at 6 p.m. No Show on Sunday, October 30 to make way for the Industry Night & Halloween Party on Monday, October 31@ 8 p.m. (more...)

Tony Nominee Marin Ireland Will Join Original Cast Members in David Adjmi's 3C
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2015

The Arts Integrity Initiative at The New School College of Performing Arts, School of Drama announces casting for the first public reading of David Adjmi's 3C, following the work's landmark legal victory in April of 2015. Tony nominee Marin Ireland joins original 3C cast members Hannah Cabell, Eddie Cahill and Jake Silbermann in the free event. (more...)

Tony Nominee Marin Ireland Will Join Original Cast Members in David Adjmi's 3C for the Arts Integrity Initiative at The New School
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2015

The Arts Integrity Initiative at The New School College of Performing Arts, School of Drama announces casting for the first public reading of David Adjmi's 3C, following the work's landmark legal victory in April of 2015. Tony nominee Marin Ireland joins original 3C cast members Hannah Cabell, Eddie Cahill and Jake Silbermann in the free event. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Edge Theater Presents MARIE ANTOINETTE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

The Edge Theater presents 'Marie Antoinette' October 14 through November 13 at 1560 Teller Street in Lakewood.  Performances are Fridays, Saturdays at 8 p.m.; Sundays at 6 p.m. No Show on Sunday, October 30 to make way for the Industry Night & Halloween Party on Monday, October 31@ 8 p.m. Tickets are $28 and available online atwww.theedgetheater.com or by calling 303-232-0363.   (more...)

Monique Gaffney and Christopher Salazar to Lead 2015 Globe for All Tour of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2015

The Old Globe's GLOBE FOR ALL returns to bring free professional Shakespeare directly to diverse, multigenerational audiences in underserved communities around San Diego County. This second year of GLOBE FOR ALL follows a highly successful inaugural production in 2014. One of the Bard's most charming comedies, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, will be directed by renowned Shakespearean Rob Melrose, Artistic Director of San Francisco's Cutting Ball Theater, who makes his Globe debut. He directs a cast of local professional actors, including recent graduates of the Old Globe/University of San Diego Graduate Theatre Program. (more...)

The British Museum Presents New Exhibit DEFACING THE PAST: DAMNATION AND DESECRATION IN IMPERIAL ROME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

'Defacing the past: damnation and desecration in imperial Rome' presents coins and other objects that were defaced, either to condemn the memory of deceased Roman emperors or to contest the power of living ones. Images of power have always been used as a medium for propaganda; the power that they convey could backfire if they were used against the authority by which they had been designed and propagated. (more...)

West End's THE LORAX Announces Full Casting, Including Simon Lipkin
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2015

The Old Vic has today announced casting for David Greig's adaptation of Dr. Seuss's The Lorax, directed by Max Webster. Simon Lipkin will play the role of the Lorax, alongside puppeteers Laura Cubitt and Ben Thompson, whilst Simon Paisley Day takes the role of the Once-ler. (more...)

The Stunning Tour-de-Force Production of SEULS Continues The Wilma Theater's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

Newly appointed Artistic Director of France's La Colline - national theatre, Wajdi Mouawad comes to Philadelphia with his internally acclaimed performance. (more...)

Pier Paolo Pasolini's PYLADE to Make U.S. Premiere at La MaMa This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2015

La MaMa presents PYLADE -- a play by the late, celebrated Italian film director Pier Paolo Pasolini -- in its U.S. premiere 40 years after the author's murder. The production directed by Ivica Buljan, director of the Croatian National Theatre, begins performances beginning December 3 at La MaMa's Ellen Stewart Theatre (66 E. 4 St.) with the press opening set for December 6, it has been announced by Mia Yoo, La MaMa's Artistic Director. This contemporary adaptation of the Greek myth, PYLADE will be performed by La MaMa's Great Jones Repertory Company (GJRC), a multi-faceted company of artists created 35 years ago by Andrei Serban, Elizabeth Swados and La MaMa's founder Ellen Stewart. (more...)

New Pier Paolo Pasolini Play to Premiere at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2015

La MaMa presents PYLADE - a play by the late, celebrated Italian film director Pier Paolo Pasolini - in its U.S. premiere 40 years after the author's murder. The production directed by Ivica Buljan, director of the Croatian National Theatre, begins performances beginning December 3 at La MaMa's Ellen Stewart Theatre (66 E. 4 St.) with the press opening set for December 6, it has been announced by Mia Yoo, La MaMa's Artistic Director. This contemporary adaptation of the Greek myth, PYLADE will be performed by La MaMa's Great Jones Repertory Company (GJRC), a multi-faceted company of artists created 35 years ago by Andrei Serban, Elizabeth Swados and La MaMa's founder Ellen Stewart . (more...)

Broadway Vet James Ludwig to Star in A CHRISTMAS CAROL at NewArts
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

NewArts, a nonprofit organization based in Newtown, CT, is producing its first winter production - Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol - in partnership with Walnut Hill Community Church. (more...)

Monique Gaffney and Christopher Salazar Lead 2015 Globe for All Tour of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

The Old Globe's GLOBE FOR ALL returns to bring free professional Shakespeare directly to diverse, multigenerational audiences in underserved communities around San Diego County. This second year of GLOBE FOR ALL follows a highly successful inaugural production in 2014. One of the Bard's most charming comedies, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, will be directed by renowned Shakespearean Rob Melrose, Artistic Director of San Francisco's Cutting Ball Theater, who makes his Globe debut. He directs a cast of local professional actors, including recent graduates of the Old Globe/University of San Diego Graduate Theatre Program. (more...)

Tim Pigott-Smith and Full Cast Announced for Royal & Derngate's Revival of DEATH OF A SALESMAN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

The cast and creative team have been announced for Royal & Derngate's major touring revival of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman. Starring Tim Pigott-Smith, directed by Abigail Graham, designed by Georgia Lowe and composed by Giles Thomas, the production will open in Northampton from Saturday 8 to Saturday 29 April. (more...)

Le Poeme Harmonique to Return to Miller Theatre This Spring with AIRS DE COUR
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts concludes the 2015-2016 Early Music series with Airs de Cour featuring Le Poeme Harmonique (Vincent Dumestre, artistic director) on Sunday April 3, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. at American Academy of Arts & Letters (632 W. 156th Street). (more...)

RedLeaf Theatre Co. to Present AS SPARKS FLY UPWARDS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2016

RedLeaf Theatre Co. presents As Sparks Fly Upwards, a new work written by Charlie Biscotto and directed by Tim Cusack, from April 14th-24th at the Access Theater's Gallery Space in Lower Manhattan. This Equity Approved Showcase will be participating in the New York Innovative Theater Awards. (more...)

New York City Opera Presents Respighi's LA COMPANA SOMMERSA In March And April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Since opening the 2016 - 2017 season last September, New York City Opera has reestablished itself as a vital part of New York City's cultural landscape, delivering new productions, New York premieres and sold-out performances. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Jude Law Stars in Michael Grandage-Helmed GENIUS
by Movies News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

Jude Law stars in GENIUS, based on A. Scott Berg's National Book Award-winning biography, Max Perkins: Editor of Genius. Directed by Tony Award-winning director Michael Grandage (REDS), the film hits theaters June 10th. (more...)

Chicago Premiere of David Adjmi's 3C to Play A Red Orchid Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

???????A Red Orchid Theatre concludes its 2016-2017 Season with the Chicago premiere of 3C, written by David Adjmi and directed by Ensemble Member Shade Murray. The production runs April 20 - June 4, 2017, at A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N. Wells. The press opening is Monday, April 24 at 7:00 p.m. (more...)

NYC Opera Presents Ottorino Respighi's 'La Campana Sommersa', 3/31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Since opening the 2016 - 2017 season last September, New York City Opera has reestablished itself as a vital part of New York City's cultural landscape, delivering new productions, New York premieres and sold-out performances. The season opened with a critically acclaimed double bill of Leoncavallo's Pagliacci and Rachmaninoff's Aleko bringing the latter to the New York stage for the first time. In November, City Opera presented the New York premiere of Tobin Stokes' Iraq War opera, Fallujah. Last month City Opera's new production of Leonard Bernstein's Candide, directed by Broadway legend Harold Prince became a highlight of the New York season, with a run that was extended from six to ten sold-out performances. (more...)

Theatre Royal Stratford East Sets New Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

Artistic Director of Theatre Royal Stratford East, Kerry Michael today announces the theatre's forthcoming season launching this September. The season opens with Counting Stars by award-winning playwright Atiha Sen Gupta which will transform the stage into a studio format nightclub installation for this funny yet heart-breaking tale directed by Associate Director at Stratford East, Pooja Ghai. (more...)

VIDEO: LATE SHOW's Hungry For Power Games Descends on the Democratic National Convention
by TV News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

On last night's LATE SHOW, Julius Flickerman and his pet weasel Caligula were back, descending into the belly of the beast to report from the DNC in Philadelphia. Check out the clip below! (more...)

Nadine Sierra Opens Mostly Mozart (July 25) and Paris Opera Seasons
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

On the heels of her Tanglewood debut in Carmina Burana with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, fast-rising soprano Nadine Sierra—who, after four major debuts last season alone, is quickly becoming a fixture at important houses around the world—returns to New York to debut at Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival on July 25, in an all-star opening night “operatic fantasy” called The Illuminated Heart. After an auspicious debut as Gilda at the Met last season, she returns this fall for a house role debut as Zerlina inDon Giovanni, and in the spring makes both her role and Live in HD debuts as Ilia in Mozart's Idomeneo under the baton of James Levine. Following last season's Paris Opera debut, she opens the 2016-17 season at the Palais Garnier with the role of Flavia in a new production of Cavalli's Eliogabalo. This is one of three Paris Opera productions to feature her this season: she also appears as Pamina in Die Zauberflöte and Gilda inRigoletto at the Opéra Bastille, where she sang her first Zerlina last season. Other highlights in the new season include a return to Zurich Opera—where she won acclaim for her 2015 house and role debuts as the title character in Lucia di Lammermoor—to sing her first performances as Elvira in Bellini's I Puritani. (more...)

Acclaimed Drama GEIST Returns; Previews Begin Sept. 14 at 4th Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

New Drama Explores Man's Role as Creator and Destroyer: GEIST! Begins Previews September 15 at 4th Street Theatre. (more...)

VIDEO: Stephen Colbert Re-Teams with Jon Stewart for Republican Convention Coverage
by TV News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

On last night's LATE SHOW, unable to explain the success of Trump's campaign, Stephen seeks out Jon Stewart for advice interrupting the former 'Daily Show' anchor's blissful, kale-fueled isolation. (more...)

Photo Flash: Brand New Stills from the West End Premiere of THE KITE RUNNER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini's international bestselling novel and film, is a powerful story of friendship spanning cultures and continents, following one man's journey to find redemption. (more...)

Damian Lewis and Sophie Okonedo to be Joined by Jason Hughes and Archie Madekwe in THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA?
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Full casting for Edward Albee's The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? is announced today. Joining Damian Lewis and Sophie Okonedo, who play husband and wife Martin and Stevie in Ian Rickson's production, will be Jason Hughes as Martin's oldest friend Ross and Archie Madekwe as their son Billy. (more...)

HSA Theatre to Present Contemporary Take on Euripides' THE TROJAN WOMEN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

HSA Theatre Alliance presents a contemporary take on the classic Greek tragedy by Euripides, The Trojan Women. (more...)

Sienna Miller and Jack O'Connell to Lead Young Vic's CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Sienna Miller and Jack O'Connell will lead the cast as Maggie and Brick in Benedict Andrews' Young Vic production of Cat On A Hot Tin Roof which will begin previews in the West End at the Apollo Theatre on 13 July 2017.  (more...)

Gender, Race, and Society Take Center Stage in Theater at Monmouth's 2017 Power, Passion, and Privilege Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

 This summer, Theater at Monmouth encourages you to "Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none" (All's Well That Ends Well). The plays of Season 48 explore the role of power, passion, and privilege in families, friendships, society, and politics. Through classic Shakespearean thrillers, contemporary romances, and fantastical flights of fantasy, the dynamics of gender, race, and society take center stage in 2017.  (more...)

NewFilmmakers NY Announces Upcoming March Screenings
by Louisa Brady - Feb 20, 2016

NewFilmmakers is a unique Screening Series now in its eighteenth year that gives new filmmakers the opportunity to screen their films in New York Los Angeles, and Online. (more...)

BWW Interview: Actor Leo Bill on A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at the Young Vic
by Marianka Swain - Feb 2, 2017

Leo Bill's work includes Laura Wade's Posh, Light Shining in Buckinghamshire at the National, the Benedict Cumberbatch-starring Hamlet at the Barbican, and, on screen, Mike Leigh's Vera Drake and TV series Taboo. He's currently playing Bottom in Joe Hill-Gibbins's dark production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, which begins previews at the Young Vic on 11 February. (more...)

Hotsy Totsy Burlesque's Tribute to Buffy the Vampire Slayer at the Slipper Room!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

???????The Home For Wayward Girls and Fallen Women is overrun with Vampires! Thank goodness Buffy and her monster hunting team are here to help!  But first they must blend in and so they have infiltrated the show telling Cherry they are a burlesque troupe from Sunnydale and they are here to fight evil and spin tassels! (more...)

Theater for the New City Presents GRAND THEFT MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Theater for the New City, Crystal Field, Executive Director, presents Grand Theft Musical, a world premiere musical based on Robert Sickinger's 1994 musical Platinum Taps, with music composed by John Taylor Thomas.  (more...)

BFA Auction to Feature Never-Before Seen Bob Guccione Collection, 12/10
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2015

NEW YORK, NY - The collection is available for purchase on December 16 at 11:30 am, with preview showings at the BFA Auction house in Englewood, NJ December 10, 11, 12, and 15, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. The Guccione Collection stems from the vaults of artist and publisher Bob Guccione's massive estate of fine art and collectibles. Each item is authentic and original; there are no reproductions or copies. Authentic works from The Guccione Collection have been preserved for decades, never before seen by the public. Guccione's eye for beauty, style, and art is apparent in this eclectic and fascinating collection. (more...)

Pier Paolo Pasolini's PYLADE Makes U.S. Premiere at La MaMa Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2015

La MaMa presents PYLADE -- a play by the late, celebrated Italian film director Pier Paolo Pasolini -- in its U.S. premiere 40 years after the author's murder. The production directed by Ivica Buljan, director of the Croatian National Theatre, begins performances beginning tonight, December 3 at La MaMa's Ellen Stewart Theatre (66 E. 4 St.) with the press opening set for December 6, it has been announced by Mia Yoo, La MaMa's Artistic Director. (more...)

BFA Auction features Never-Before Seen Bob Guccione Collection Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2015

NEW YORK, NY - The collection is available for purchase on December 16 at 11:30 am, with preview showings at the BFA Auction house in Englewood, NJ December 10, 11, 12, and 15, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. The Guccione Collection stems from the vaults of artist and publisher Bob Guccione's massive estate of fine art and collectibles. Each item is authentic and original; there are no reproductions or copies. Authentic works from The Guccione Collection have been preserved for decades, never before seen by the public. Guccione's eye for beauty, style, and art is apparent in this eclectic and fascinating collection. (more...)

Old Fitz to Present Australian Premiere of WHERE DO LITTLE BIRDS GO
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2016

London 1966. Lucy Fuller is 18 years old. She likes musicals and make up, and her job is at Winston's Nightclub. One night Lucy is kidnapped by the infamous Kray twins and locked in a flat with an escaped murderer. This is the terrifying story of Lucy's time with Ronnie, Reggie and Frank 'The Mad Axeman' Mitchell. (more...)

Harlem School of the Arts to Launch 2016 Season with Original Student Production ALL THE NEWS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

The Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) will launch the Fall 2016 Season with its first original student theatre production, All The News, a dynamic fast-paced satire of contemporary news programs and infotainment. (more...)

LET THERE BE LIGHT: Lighting Designer Neil Austin On Collaboration, Storytelling and CURSED CHILD
by Marianka Swain - Aug 28, 2016

The second instalment of LET THERE BE LIGHT, our new series showcasing some of Britain's best theatrical lighting designers, focuses on Neil Austin. His diverse body of work ranges from productions at National Theatre and collaborations with directors like Howard Davies and Michael Grandage to Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. (more...)

Dick Move, Mary Cyn and Clara Coquette Join The Denizens Of CURIOUSITIES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2016

Immersive theatre company Deaths Head Theatrical announced several special guests for their upcoming Off-Broadway event 'CURIOUSITIES'.  New York Burlesque and Sideshow stars Dick Move, Mary Cyn and Clara Coquette will make a special appearance with the help of Sarah Tops and Johnny Caligula as members of Professor Mysterium's Menagerie Of Wonder.  They will join a cast of some of New York's best immersive artists and performers.  CURIOUSITIES will be hosted at a secret location in Manhattan for just 2 performances onAugust 21st and 22nd. (more...)

Esa-Pekka Salonen to Conduct ELEKTRA, Starring Nina Stemme, at Met Opera
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

Legendary director Patrice Chéreau's final work, an acclaimed staging of Richard Strauss's tragedy Elektra, comes to the Met April 14 with Esa-Pekka Salonen leading a cast headed by Nina Stemme in her first Met performances of the bloodthirsty princess. (more...)

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