BWW TV: Full Cast Announced in West End's HANGMEN - First Trailer Released!BWW TV: Full Cast Announced in West End's HANGMEN - First Trailer Released!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 30, 2015

Full casting has today been announced for the West End run of the Royal Court Theatre's production of Hangmen. ProducersRobert Fox, Matthew Byam Shaw for Playful Productions and Royal Court Theatre Productions are delighted to announce that Andy Nyman will play Syd, Craig Parkinson will take on the role of Inspector Fry and Tony Hirst will play Bill, completing the cast of the West End production. Directed by Matthew Dunster, Martin McDonagh's Hangmen will transfer to the Wyndham's Theatre for a strictly limited season, previewing from 1 December.  Check out the new trailer below! (more...)

Stephen Sondheim's THE FROGS to be Present in Concert at Studio One, 11/19-20Stephen Sondheim's THE FROGS to be Present in Concert at Studio One, 11/19-20
by Carol Kassie - Oct 23, 2015

16th Century, Inc. and Evening Star productions will collaborate to present two FREE concert performances of Stephen Sondheim's The Frogs on Thursday, November 19th (a preview performance) and Friday, November 20th at Studio One in Ft. Lauderdale.   (more...)

Full Cast, Dates Set for Tonya Pinkins-Led 'MOTHER COURAGE' at Classic Stage This WinterFull Cast, Dates Set for Tonya Pinkins-Led 'MOTHER COURAGE' at Classic Stage This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2015

BroadwayWorld is excited to report that Classic Stage Company's production of Bertolt Brecht's MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN, starring Tony Award winner Tonya Pinkins, will begin performances Wednesday, December 9 for a limited engagement through January 24. MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN will be directed by Brian Kulick and will feature original music by Tony Award winner Duncan Sheik. The official press opening is Thursday, January 7. (more...)

Ancient and Modern Classics to Take the Stage at Citizens Theatre in Spring 2016Ancient and Modern Classics to Take the Stage at Citizens Theatre in Spring 2016
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

?The Citizens Theatre today announces its complete Spring 2016 Season, including a trilogy of new plays by Zinnie Harris, inspired by the epic Greek tragedy The Oresteia. The season also includes a new production of Frank McGuinness' classic play Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Battle of The Somme and a new production of Beckett's iconic play Endgame featuring David Neilson and Chris Gascoyne. (more...)

Stephen Sondheim's THE FROGS Plays in Concert at Studio One This WeekStephen Sondheim's THE FROGS Plays in Concert at Studio One This Week
by Carol Kassie - Nov 19, 2015

16th Century, Inc. and Evening Star productions will collaborate to present two FREE concert performances of Stephen Sondheim's The Frogs today, November 19th (a preview performance) and tomorrow, November 20th at Studio One in Ft. Lauderdale. (more...)

ISCLA to Present 10th Anniversary Production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL WITH CHARLES DICKENS This DecISCLA to Present 10th Anniversary Production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL WITH CHARLES DICKENS This Dec
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2015

INDEPENDENT SHAKESPEARE CO. (ISCLA), producers of the Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival, presents the 10th anniversary production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL WITH CHARLES DICKENS. (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Group's HANSEL & GRETEL Begins Next MonthQuintessence Theatre Group's HANSEL & GRETEL Begins Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2015

Quintessence Theatre Group continues its sixth season of progressive classic theatre with an original stage adaptation of The Brothers Grimm's HANSEL & GRETEL. Last Christmas Quintessence took you down the rabbit hole with Alice. This year, we invite you to join us for a dark tale of ingenuity, survival and love, as Quintessence brings its special brand of imagination theatre for the whole family to the wild world of The Brothers Grimm. HANSEL & GRETEL begins previews on Wednesday, December 9 at 7pm and opens on Saturday, December 12 at 7pm. All performances are at the Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Ave in Mt Airy, Philadelphia, 19119. To purchase tickets visit QuintessenceTheatre.org or call 215.987.4450. (more...)

WIPERS Coming to Coventry's Belgrade TheatreWIPERS Coming to Coventry's Belgrade Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

The Belgrade Theatre is thrilled to present the UK premiere stage production of Wipers, a new play by Ishy Din inspired by the real life story of Khuddadad Khan, the first South Asian soldier to be awarded a Victoria Cross for his extraordinary bravery at the First Battle of Ypres. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Press Night of Duke of York's Theatre's DOCTOR FAUSTUSPhoto Flash: First Look at Press Night of Duke of York's Theatre's DOCTOR FAUSTUS
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Praised for their innovative and anarchic reinvention of the classics, The Jamie Lloyd Company propels Christopher Marlowe's legendary now in an explosive new production starring Kit Harington (Game of Thrones) in his long-awaited return to the London stage. Faustus makes a pact with the Devil, selling his tale Doctor Faustus into the here and soul in return for the ability to perform absolutely anything  he pleases with the power of black magic. This fatal decision catapults him into an intoxicating world of celebrity, as he becomes a  world-renowned conjuror, international heartthrob and friend of the rich, famous and powerful. But what is the cost of his insatiable thirst for wealth and fame? With blackly comic new scenes by Colin Teevan, the story of this 400-year-old play is transported to a celebrity-obsessed  society of greed and instant gratification, offering a fresh, new perspective that chimes with our times.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the After Party for Duke of York's Theatre's DOCTOR FAUSTUSPhoto Flash: First Look at the After Party for Duke of York's Theatre's DOCTOR FAUSTUS
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Praised for their innovative and anarchic reinvention of the classics, The Jamie Lloyd Company propels Christopher Marlowe's legendary now in an explosive new production starring Kit Harington (Game of Thrones) in his long-awaited return to the London stage. Faustus makes a pact with the Devil, selling his tale Doctor Faustus into the here and soul in return for the ability to perform absolutely anything he pleases with the power of black magic. This fatal decision catapults him into an intoxicating world of celebrity, as he becomes a world-renowned conjuror, international heartthrob and friend of the rich, famous and powerful. But what is the cost of his insatiable thirst for wealth and fame? With blackly comic new scenes by Colin Teevan, the story of this 400-year-old play is transported to a celebrity-obsessed society of greed and instant gratification, offering a fresh, new perspective that chimes with our times. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Theater Reconstruction Ensemble's World Premiere of RHINBECCA, NYPhoto Flash: First Look at Theater Reconstruction Ensemble's World Premiere of RHINBECCA, NY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2016

Theater Reconstruction Ensemble (John Kurzynowski, Artistic Director; Reed Whitney, Producing Director) proudly presents the world premiere of Rhinbecca, NY, created and performed by Theater Reconstruction Ensemble, and conceived and directed by John Kurzynowski. Rhinbecca, NY runs from March 4 - 19, 2016 in a limited engagement at The Brick, located at 579 Metropolitan Avenue between Union Avenue and Lorimer Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Scroll down to see photos from the production! (more...)

National Theatre Wales to Present BEFORE I LEAVENational Theatre Wales to Present BEFORE I LEAVE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

National Theatre Wales' next production, Before I Leave, will be a moving and uplifting production written by Patrick Jones and directed by Matthew Dunster (who directed the multi-award-winning Mametz for NTW in June 2014). It will feature covers of well-known songs by artists ranging from Tom Jones to the Sex Pistols, plus a new song by Nicky Wire and James Dean Bradfield of Manic Street Preachers, and will be performed at the Sherman Theatre, Cardiff. (more...)

National Theatre Wales Presents BEFORE I LEAVE, May 27National Theatre Wales Presents BEFORE I LEAVE, May 27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

National Theatre Wales' next production, Before I Leave, will be a moving and uplifting production written by Patrick Jones and directed by Matthew Dunster (who directed the multi-award-winning Mametz for NTW in June 2014). It will feature covers of well-known songs by artists ranging from Tom Jones to the Sex Pistols, plus a new song by Nicky Wire and James Dean Bradfield of Manic Street Preachers, and will be performed at the Sherman Theatre, Cardiff. (more...)

Full Cast Set for AFTER INDEPENDENCE at Arcola TheatreFull Cast Set for AFTER INDEPENDENCE at Arcola Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

Papatango today announces the full cast for the world premiere of After Independence by May Sumbwanyambe. George Turvey directs Stefan Adegbola (Charles), Sandra Duncan (Kathleen), Peter Guinness (Guy) and Beatriz Romilly (Chipo) in the production which opens at the Arcola Theatre on 6 May, with previews from 4 May, and runs until 28 May 2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Quintessence Theatre Group's ST. JOANPhoto Flash: First Look at Quintessence Theatre Group's ST. JOAN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

Quintessence Theatre presents George Barnard Shaw's ST. JOAN, running now through April 22, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Patti LuPone, Victoria Clark, Marin Mazzie & More Celebrate Sondheim at Classic Stage Company GalaPhoto Flash: Patti LuPone, Victoria Clark, Marin Mazzie & More Celebrate Sondheim at Classic Stage Company Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

The women took the center stage last night at The Ladies Who Sing Sondheim- a gala benefit for Off-Broadway's esteemed Classic Stage Company. The evening was and directed by Tony Award winner John Doyle, who will become the company's new Artistic Director in July.  The evening included performances from Sondheim's canon by Patti LuPone (Gypsy), Victoria Clark (The Light in the Piazza), Cynthia Erivo (The Color Purple), Joaquina Kalukango (The Color Purple), Judy Kuhn (Fun Home, CSC's Passion), Marin Mazzie (Kiss Me, Kate) and Alexandra Silber(Fiddler on the Roof). Check out photos from the epic night below! (more...)

Patti LuPone & More Slated for CSC's Star-Studded THE LADIES WHO SING SONDHEIM Gala TonightPatti LuPone & More Slated for CSC's Star-Studded THE LADIES WHO SING SONDHEIM Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

Two-time Tony Award winner Patti LuPone is among the star-studded Broadway roster for The Ladies Who Sing Sondheim, a gala benefit for Off-Broadway's esteemed Classic Stage Company tonight, March 14 at Alice Tully Hall (1941 Broadway), hosted and directed by Tony Award winner John Doyle, who will become the company's new Artistic Director in July. (more...)

Oakland University to Present DOCTOR FAUSTUSOakland University to Present DOCTOR FAUSTUS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

?At 8 p.m. on Thursday, February 4, the theatre program at Oakland University will open its latest production, which is 'Faust(US)', a radical new approach to Christopher Marlowe's dark 16th-century drama "The Tragical History of the Life and Death of  Doctor Faustus." Faustus is a man unable to find fulfillment in any other field of study, so he turns to necromancy and makes a deal with the devil. He agrees to exchange his soul for a life of earthly pleasure, wealth and honor.  (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 1/27/2016 - IF/THEN Tour Greets New Faces!WAKE UP with BWW 1/27/2016 - IF/THEN Tour Greets New Faces!
by Jessica Khan - Jan 27, 2016

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: IF/THEN gets fresh faces on tour, three shows begin off-Broadway and more! (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Group to Stage SAINT JOAN & DOCTOR FAUSTUS in RepQuintessence Theatre Group to Stage SAINT JOAN & DOCTOR FAUSTUS in Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

Quintessence concludes its sixth season of progressive classic theatre with the Devil and Saints Repertory: Shaw's SAINT JOAN presented in rotating repertory with Christopher Marlowe's Doctor Faustus. An eleven actor repertory ensemble, comprised of Quintessence's best and lead by directors Rebecca Wright and Alexander Burns, will bring to life Shaw and Marlowe's masterworks and continue to establish Quintessence's brand of epic classic theatre for 21st century Philadelphians. SAINT JOAN begins previews on Wednesday, March 16 at 7pm and opens on Saturday, March 19 at 8pm. Doctor Faustus begins previews on Wednesday, March 30 at 7pm and opens on Saturday, April 2 at 8pm. All performances are at the Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Ave in Mt Airy, Philadelphia, 19119. To purchase tickets visit www.QuintessenceTheatre.org or call 215.987.4450. (more...)

Kit Harington to Lead DOCTOR FAUSTUS in the West End; Jamie Lloyd to DirectKit Harington to Lead DOCTOR FAUSTUS in the West End; Jamie Lloyd to Direct
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

Kit Harington will return to the London stage to play the title role in an anarchic production of Doctor Faustus at the Duke of York's Theatre, London, from 9th April 2016. Directed by Jamie Lloyd, Christopher Marlowe's masterwork, with two acts by Colin Teevan, will preview from Monday 9th April 2016, booking until Saturday 4th June. (more...)

Theater Reconstruction Ensemble's RHINBECCA, NY to Play The Brick This SpringTheater Reconstruction Ensemble's RHINBECCA, NY to Play The Brick This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

Theater Reconstruction Ensemble presents the world premiere of RHINBECCA, NY, created and performed by Theater Reconstruction Ensemble, and conceived and directed by John Kurzynowski. RHINBECCA, NY runs from March 4 - 19, 2016 in a limited engagement at The Brick, located at 579 Metropolitan Avenue between Union Avenue and Lorimer Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. (more...)

Additional Casting Announced for THE FATHER at Duke of York's TheatreAdditional Casting Announced for THE FATHER at Duke of York's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

Tonight the Adelaide Festival Centre will sign an historic agreement with the China Cultural Centre which will bring more Chinese visual arts and performances to Adelaide. (more...)

Learn to Love I HATE HAMLET at Playhouse on Park This SpringLearn to Love I HATE HAMLET at Playhouse on Park This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

I HATE HAMLET is next up in Playhouse on Park's Mainstage series. Opening night is Friday, February 26, at 8:00 pm with a wine and cheese reception to proceed the show. (more...)

Theater Reconstruction Ensemble's RHINBECCA, NY Plays The Brick This MarchTheater Reconstruction Ensemble's RHINBECCA, NY Plays The Brick This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

Theater Reconstruction Ensemble presents the world premiere of RHINBECCA, NY, created and performed by Theater Reconstruction Ensemble, and conceived and directed by John Kurzynowski. RHINBECCA, NY runs from March 4 - 19, 2016 in a limited engagement at The Brick, located at 579 Metropolitan Avenue between Union Avenue and Lorimer Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. (more...)

Breaking News: John Doyle to Direct DEAD POETS SOCIETY Premiere & PACIFIC OVERTURES as Part of Classic Stage's 2016-17 SeasonBreaking News: John Doyle to Direct DEAD POETS SOCIETY Premiere & PACIFIC OVERTURES as Part of Classic Stage's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

Off-Broadway's acclaimed Classic Stage Company today announced plans for its 2016-17 season, led by incoming Artistic Director John Doyle and Managing Director Jeff Griffin. Doyle, a Tony Award winner for Sweeney Todd and the director of Broadway's highly-praised new production of The Color Purple, assumes the artistic leadership of CSC beginning in July, succeeding Brian Kulick, who has led the company since 2003. For CSC, Doyle has directed Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Passion and Rodgers & Hammerstein's Allegro, and later this season will direct Henrik Ibsen's Peer Gynt. (more...)

Kit Harington-starring DOCTOR FAUSTUS Announces Three-week Extension and Full CastKit Harington-starring DOCTOR FAUSTUS Announces Three-week Extension and Full Cast
by Marianka Swain - Feb 26, 2016

Due to unprecedented demand, the Jamie Lloyd Company's production of Doctor Faustus will extend its run at the Duke of York's Theatre by three weeks. Full casting has also been announced, with Jenna Russell taking the role of Mephistopheles. Jade Anouka (Wagner), Tom Edden (Good Angel), Danielle Flett (Valdes), Brian Gilligan (Cornelius), Forbes Masson (Lucifer), Craig Stein (Evil Angel) and ensemble member Gabby Wong join Kit Harington (Game of Thrones), who plays the title role. (more...)

Two-Time Tony Winner Patti LuPone Joins CSC's Star-Studded THE LADIES WHO SING SONDHEIM GalaTwo-Time Tony Winner Patti LuPone Joins CSC's Star-Studded THE LADIES WHO SING SONDHEIM Gala
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

Two-time Tony Award winner Patti LuPone has joined the star-studded Broadway roster for The Ladies Who Sing Sondheim, a gala benefit for Off-Broadway's esteemed Classic Stage Company on Monday, March 14 at Alice Tully Hall (1941 Broadway) hosted and directed by Tony Award winner John Doyle, who will become the company's new Artistic Director in July.  In addition to LuPone, the evening will include performances from Sondheim's canon by Victoria Clark (The Light in the Piazza), Cynthia Erivo (The Color Purple), Joaquina Kalukango (The Color Purple), Judy Kuhn (Fun Home, CSC's Passion), Marin Mazzie (Kiss Me, Kate) and Alexandra Silber (Fiddler on the Roof).  (more...)

The Hypocrites to Premiere JOHANNA FAUSTUS at The Den TheatreThe Hypocrites to Premiere JOHANNA FAUSTUS at The Den Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2016

The Hypocrites will conclude its 2015-16 Season with the world premiere of JOHANNA FAUSTUS, co-adapted by Emily Casey and Artistic Director Sean Graney from Christopher Marlowe's The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus and directed by Graney. JOHANNA FAUSTUS will play a limited engagement May 20 - 29, 2016 at The Den Theatre's Heath Main Stage, 1329 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. Tickets are currently available at www.the-hypocrites.com.  The press opening is Friday, May 20 at 8 pm. (more...)

Cast Announced for THE RESTLESS HOUSE at Citizens TheatreCast Announced for THE RESTLESS HOUSE at Citizens Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2016

The Citizens Theatre and the National Theatre of Scotland are presenting This Restless House a highly-ambitious trilogy of new plays by Zinnie Harris based on Aeschylus' The Oresteia at the Citizens Theatre from 15 April 2016. Citizens Theatre Artistic Director Dominic Hill directs this exhilarating theatrical event and contemporary take on an epic Greek tragedy which will be presented in two instalments on alternate evenings and in full on Saturdays until 14 May 2016. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for World Premiere of WIPERS at CurveFull Cast Announced for World Premiere of WIPERS at Curve
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2016

Chris Stafford, Chief Executive and Nikolai Foster, Artistic Director of Curve, today announce the full cast for Wipers, written by Ishy Din. (more...)

Victoria Clark, Cynthia Erivo & More Sign on for CSC's THE LADIES WHO SING SONDHEIM BenefitVictoria Clark, Cynthia Erivo & More Sign on for CSC's THE LADIES WHO SING SONDHEIM Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

Some of Broadway's most talented musical leading ladies will come together in The Ladies Who Sing Sondheim, a gala benefit for Off-Broadway's esteemed Classic Stage Company on Monday, March 14 at Alice Tully Hall (1941 Broadway) helmed by Tony Award winner John Doyle, who will become the company's new Artistic Director in July. The evening will include performances from Sondheim's canon by Victoria Clark (The Light in the Piazza), Cynthia Erivo (The Color Purple), Joaquina Kalukango(The Color Purple), Judy Kuhn (Fun Home, CSC's Passion), Marin Mazzie (Kiss Me, Kate) and Alexandra Silber (Fiddler on the Roof). Additional performers will be announced in the coming weeks. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Quintessence Theatre Group's DOCTOR FAUSTUSPhoto Flash: First Look at Quintessence Theatre Group's DOCTOR FAUSTUS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

Quintessence Theatre Group is staging Doctor Faustus now through April 24, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Jesse Eisenberg to Star in His Off-Broadway Show, THE SPOILS, in London, May 27Jesse Eisenberg to Star in His Off-Broadway Show, THE SPOILS, in London, May 27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

The European premiere of The New Group's critically acclaimed Off-Broadway production, The Spoils, a razor-sharp new comedy written by and starring internationally acclaimed actor Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network, Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice), will transfer for a strictly limited season at London's Trafalgar Studios, from 27 May to 13 August, with press night on 2 June.  (more...)

Provincetown Theater to Present DOCTOR FAUSTUS LIGHTS THE LIGHTS, 4/27-5/14Provincetown Theater to Present DOCTOR FAUSTUS LIGHTS THE LIGHTS, 4/27-5/14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

From April 27 to May 14, The Provincetown Theater will present one of Gertrude Stein's most intriguing and multi-layered theatrical pieces, "Doctor Faustus Lights the Lights", under the direction of Tristan DiVincenzo. (more...)

Kit Harington, Glenn Close and Timothy Spall Lead April's Top 10 New London ShowsKit Harington, Glenn Close and Timothy Spall Lead April's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Apr 5, 2016

London is never short of theatre temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From Kit Harington's Faustus and Glenn Close's Norma Desmond to Annie Baker's Pulitzer Prize-winner and a heist farce, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews… (more...)

Kit Harington-Led DOCTOR FAUSTUS Cancels Performances Due to FloodKit Harington-Led DOCTOR FAUSTUS Cancels Performances Due to Flood
by Louisa Brady - Apr 30, 2016

Earlier today, April 30th, 2016, several performances of the Kit Harington-Led Doctor Faustus were cancelled due to flooding at the Duke of York's Theatre.  (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: April 23-29THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: April 23-29
by Nora Dominick - Apr 29, 2016

Gearing up for Tony Award nomination this coming week? Didn't have time to check in on your favorite Broadway stars? Well don't worry BroadwayWorld has rounded up some of the biggest stories from this week from Broadway and beyond with BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures.' (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 4/27/2016 - 'LONG DAY'S JOURNEY' Opens and More!Broadway AM Report, 4/27/2016 - 'LONG DAY'S JOURNEY' Opens and More!
by Jessica Khan - Apr 27, 2016

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT, starring Jessica Lange, opens on Broadway, plus ANYTHING GOES bows at Goodspeed and Helen Mirren chats Shakespeare at the NYPL! (more...)

Quintessence Theatre to Stage Beckett's HAPPY DAYSQuintessence Theatre to Stage Beckett's HAPPY DAYS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Quintessence Theatre Group moves into the modern classic and its first summer production with Samuel Beckett's HAPPY DAYS. Lead by Quintessence ensemble members E. Ashley Izard and Gregory Isaac, HAPPY DAYS begins previews on Wednesday, June 8 at 7pm and opens on Saturday, June 11 at 8pm. All performances are at the Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Ave in Mt Airy, Philadelphia, 19119. To purchase tickets visit QuintessenceTheatre.org or call 215.987.4450. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 4/26/2016 - TUCK EVERLASTING Opens and More!Broadway AM Report, 4/26/2016 - TUCK EVERLASTING Opens and More!
by Jessica Khan - Apr 26, 2016

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: TUCK EVERLASTING officially opens on Broadway, and Blue Man Group holds open auditions in Atlanta! (more...)

Photo Flash: Kit Harington Opens in DOCTOR FAUSTUS at Duke of York's TheatrePhoto Flash: Kit Harington Opens in DOCTOR FAUSTUS at Duke of York's Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Apr 26, 2016

Coinciding with the Season 6 premiere of Game of Thrones, Kit Harington opened in the title role of Doctor Faustus at Duke of York's Theatre in the West End last night. Jamie Lloyd's contemporary take on Marlowe's play features modern additions by Colin Teevan, replacing the contested middle section, designs by Soutra Kilmour, sound design by Ben and Max Ringham, and movement by Polly Bennett. The cast also includes Jenna Russell as Mephistopheles, Jade Anouka (Wagner), Tom Edden (Good Angel), Danielle Flett (Valdes), Brian Gilligan (Cornelius), Forbes Masson (Lucifer) and Craig Stein (Evil Angel) and ensemble member Gabby Wong. (more...)

BWW Review: DOCTOR FAUSTUS, Duke of York's Theatre, April 21 2016BWW Review: DOCTOR FAUSTUS, Duke of York's Theatre, April 21 2016
by Laura Jones - Apr 26, 2016

Doctor Faustus is arguably Christopher Marlowe's best-loved and most well known play. What would we give to get whatever we wanted? In Marlowe's production, Faustus literally sells his soul to the devil in order to gain knowledge. However Jamie Lloyd's adaptation gives it a more modern twist. (more...)

Review Roundup: DOCTOR FAUSTUS, Starring Kit Harington, Opens in LondonReview Roundup: DOCTOR FAUSTUS, Starring Kit Harington, Opens in London
by Review Roundups - Apr 25, 2016

The Jamie Lloyd Company's production of Doctor Faustus is playing an extended run at the Duke of York's Theatre, starring  Kit Harington (Game of Thrones) in the title role, alongside Jenna Russell as Mephistopheles, Jade Anouka (Wagner), Tom Edden (Good Angel), Danielle Flett (Valdes), Brian Gilligan (Cornelius), Forbes Masson(Lucifer), Craig Stein (Evil Angel) and ensemble member Gabby Wong. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

The Hypocrites to Present JOHANNA FAUSTUS, 5/20-29The Hypocrites to Present JOHANNA FAUSTUS, 5/20-29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

?The Hypocrites will conclude its 2015-16 Season with the world premiere of JOHANNA FAUSTUS, co-adapted by Emily Casey and Artistic Director Sean Graney from Christopher Marlowe's The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus and directed by Graney. JOHANNA FAUSTUS will play a limited engagement May 20 - 29, 2016 at The Den Theatre's Heath Main Stage, 1329 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. Tickets are currently available at www.the-hypocrites.com.  The press opening is Friday, May 20 at 8 pm. (more...)

Siobhan Redmond, Jimmy Chisholm to Star in THON MAN MOLIERE at Royal Lyceum TheatreSiobhan Redmond, Jimmy Chisholm to Star in THON MAN MOLIERE at Royal Lyceum Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

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Quintessence Theatre Extends SAINT JOAN and DOCTOR FAUSTUS Through May 1Quintessence Theatre Extends SAINT JOAN and DOCTOR FAUSTUS Through May 1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

Quintessence Theatre Group has announced the extension of its celebrated Devil and Saints Repertory: SAINT JOAN and Doctor Faustus, performed in rotating repertory now through May 1. (more...)

Rupert Young Leads Cast of George Bernard Shaw's THE PHILANDERER at Orange Tree TheatreRupert Young Leads Cast of George Bernard Shaw's THE PHILANDERER at Orange Tree Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Apr 13, 2016

Casting has been announced for George Bernard Shaw's THE PHILANDERER at the Orange Tree Theatre. Rupert Young (High Society at the Old Vic, Sir Leon in BBC's Merlin) plays Leonard Charteris, the philanderer of the title. He's joined by Helen Bradbury, Joe Idris-Roberts, Michael Lumsden, Dorothea Myer-Bennett, Christopher Staines, Mark Tandy and Paksie Vernon. (more...)

Royal Shakespeare Company Announces 2016 London SeasonRoyal Shakespeare Company Announces 2016 London Season
by Marianka Swain - Apr 11, 2016

The Royal Shakespeare Company has announced new details of its 2016 London season. The Alchemist and Doctor Faustus will transfer directly from the Swan Theatre to the Barbican, playing in rep for a four-week run from August, with the same cast directed by Polly Findlay and Maria Aberg respectively. They will be followed by Cymbeline and King Lear, transferring from the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, playing an eight-week run in rep from late October, directed by Melly Still and Gregory Doran respectively. In addition, following their Chichester Festival Theatre run, Love's Labours Lost and Much Ado About Nothing will travel to the West End's Theatre Royal Haymarket in December. (more...)

Charlayne Woodard, Chris Myers & More to Star in Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' WAR at LCT3Charlayne Woodard, Chris Myers & More to Star in Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' WAR at LCT3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

Austin Durant, Reggie Gowland, Chris Myers, Rachel Nicks, Michele Shay, Lance Coadie Williams, and Charlayne Woodard will be featured in the upcoming LCT3/Lincoln Center Theater production of WAR by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz.  WAR will begin performances Saturday, May 21; open Monday, June 6; and run for six weeks only through Sunday, July 3 at the Claire Tow Theater (150 West 65th Street).  (more...)

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