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Arts Theatre (London, )
6-7 Great Newport Street Leicester Square
London,

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Based on the novel by Oscar Wilde

CHICAGO's Brandy Norwood to Star in New BET Scripted Series ZOE EVER AFTERCHICAGO's Brandy Norwood to Star in New BET Scripted Series ZOE EVER AFTER
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

BET Networks announced that production on its new scripted series ZOE EVER AFTER, starring Grammy Award-winning superstar Brandy Norwood, is underway in Atlanta, GA. Z (more...)

Retired ABT Dancer, Julie Kent, to Take On New Role With the CompanyRetired ABT Dancer, Julie Kent, to Take On New Role With the Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

Retired principal ballet dancer of American Ballet Theater, Julie Kent, will begin as artistic director of the summer intensive programs for young dancers with the company.  She will also be a teacher and coach for the Ballet Theater, its studio company, and at its Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School, as reported by the NY Times. (more...)

Broadway's Patti LuPone Returns to Showtime's PENNY DREADFUL as Series RegularBroadway's Patti LuPone Returns to Showtime's PENNY DREADFUL as Series Regular
by TV News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

Tony® Award-winning star Patti LuPone (American Horror Story), who guest starred last season as the Cut-Wife, returns as a series regular in the new role of Dr. Seward (more...)

Juma Sharkah and Laura Elsworthy Join MIF's THE SKRIKERJuma Sharkah and Laura Elsworthy Join MIF's THE SKRIKER
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

Juma Sharkah and Laura Elsworthy will play Lily and Josie respectively in The Skriker at Manchester International Festival. The production will run at Royal Exchange Theatre from 4 July. The ensemble cast will include Sarah Amankwah, Harry Attwell, Alex Austin, Hannah Hutch, Martins Imhangbe, Kate Jackson, Stuart Overington, Beatrice Scirocchi, Andrew Sheridan, Jessica Walker, Leah Walker and Owen Whitelaw. As previously announced, Maxine Peake will play the eponymous role. (more...)

Juma Sharkah & Laura Elsworthy to Join Maxine Peake in THE SKRIKER at Manchester International FestivalJuma Sharkah & Laura Elsworthy to Join Maxine Peake in THE SKRIKER at Manchester International Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

Juma Sharkah and Laura Elsworthy will play Lily and Josie respectively in The Skriker at Manchester International Festival. The production will run at Royal Exchange Theatre from 4 July. The ensemble cast will include Sarah Amankwah, Harry Attwell, Alex Austin, Hannah Hutch, Martins Imhangbe, Kate Jackson, Stuart Overington, Beatrice Scirocchi, Andrew Sheridan, Jessica Walker, Leah Walker and Owen Whitelaw. As previously announced, Maxine Peake will play the eponymous role. (more...)

Kimmel Center to Celebrate ORGAN DAY with Six Hour Music Marathon 6/13Kimmel Center to Celebrate ORGAN DAY with Six Hour Music Marathon 6/13
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts is opening its doors for the six-hour marathon of FREE organ music with The Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ Day on Saturday, June 13 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Audiences of all ages are invited to explore 'Fred,' the largest mechanical action pipe organ in a concert venue in the United States, through a diverse line-up of programming tailored to include something for everyone. (more...)

Rutina Wesley to Lead The Old Globe's TWELFTH NIGHT; Cast, Creatives Set!Rutina Wesley to Lead The Old Globe's TWELFTH NIGHT; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

The complete cast and creative team have been announced for The Old Globe production of William Shakespeare's delightful and romantic Twelfth Night. Rebecca Taichman, whose production of the time-traveling Time and the Conways fascinated audiences last April, is back to direct the first show of the 2015 Summer Shakespeare Festival. The Old Globe engagement will begin performances on June 21 and run through July 26, 2015, with opening night on Saturday, June 27 at 8:00 p.m., in the Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. (more...)

THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY to Play Greenwich TheatreTHE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY to Play Greenwich Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

Greenwich actor Peter Craze is returning to Greenwich Theatre this month as director of the first stage adaptation of Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray since John Osborne's TV dramatisation in 1976. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Evil Spirits in Heavenly Places on PENNY DREADFULVIDEO: Sneak Peek - Evil Spirits in Heavenly Places on PENNY DREADFUL
by - May 18, 2015

On the next episode of Showtime's PENNY DREADFUL, the history of witches are debated, Vanessa refutes she is being hunted, Ethan meets a stranger. (more...)

BWW Reviews:   Tour-de-Force Performances Abound in Synetic's A TALE OF TWO CITIESBWW Reviews: Tour-de-Force Performances Abound in Synetic's A TALE OF TWO CITIES
by Jennifer Perry - May 18, 2015

Overall, there's much to like about this production. The acting alone is worth the ticket price. (more...)

Eastbound Theatre to Present THE CAT'S MEOW, 6/5-21Eastbound Theatre to Present THE CAT'S MEOW, 6/5-21
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2015

Eastbound Theatre, a division of the Milford Arts Council, is excited to present the third show of its 21st season, the Hollywood thriller The Cat's Meow, by Steven Peros, directed by Joel Fenster. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Patti LuPone is Unrecognizable in PENNY DREADFUL Guest Role!VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Patti LuPone is Unrecognizable in PENNY DREADFUL Guest Role!
by Caryn Robbins - May 14, 2015

Two-time Tony Award® winner, Patti LuPone (American Horror Story, Life Goes On, Evita, Gypsy), captivates this week's episode of PENNY DREADFUL in a special guest appearance on Sunday, May 17 at 10PM ET/PT on SHOWTIME. (more...)

GREASE SING-A-LONG Among TCM Presents Series Heading to Theaters This SummerGREASE SING-A-LONG Among TCM Presents Series Heading to Theaters This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

After successful runs of The Wizard of Oz, Rear Window and The Sound of Music earlier this year, Fathom Events will partner with Turner Classic Movies (TCM) again to bring the "TCM Presents" series to cinemas with eight unforgettable titles (more...)

Stephen Fry & More to Celebrate THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY's 125th AnniversaryStephen Fry & More to Celebrate THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY's 125th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

The St. James Studio has announced a series of talks and events taking place in conjunction with European Arts Company's new adaptation of The Picture of Dorian Gray, running from 15 to 20 June 2015, culminating in a gala performance of the production on Saturday 20 June, which will celebrate exactly 125 years since the publication of Oscar Wilde's famous novel. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: CURIOUS INCIDENT's Paule Constable's Best Lighting Design Tonys SpeechSTAGE TUBE: CURIOUS INCIDENT's Paule Constable's Best Lighting Design Tonys Speech
by Stage Tube - Jun 7, 2015

THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME's Paule Constable received the 2015 Tony Award for Best Lighting Design earlier tonight, and you can watch her full acceptance speech below!  (more...)

CURIOUS INCIDENT's Paule Constable Wins Tony for Best Lighting Design - PlayCURIOUS INCIDENT's Paule Constable Wins Tony for Best Lighting Design - Play
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2015

Paule Constable has won the 2015 Tony Award for Best Lighting Design of a Play for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. (more...)

James & Jack Fox to Lead West End Transfer of DEAR LUPINJames & Jack Fox to Lead West End Transfer of DEAR LUPIN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

Father and son James Fox and Jack Fox star in this brand new stage adaptation of the best-selling Sunday Times Humour Book of the Year Dear Lupin, Letters to a Wayward Son in which renowned journalist and author Roger Mortimer's brilliantly hilarious, often touching and always generous letters to his unruly son Charlie are now vividly brought to life. The production transfers to the Apollo Theatre following a successful UK tour, opening on 3 August, with previews from 30 July, and runs for a strictly limited season until 19 September. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at DOMA Theatre's AMERICAN IDIOT, Beginning TonightPhoto Flash: First Look at DOMA Theatre's AMERICAN IDIOT, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

Three lifelong friends are forced to choose between their dreams and the safety of suburbia in American Idiot, the smash Broadway hit based onGreen Day's multi-platinum, GRAMMY Award-winning album of the same name. Now director Marco Gomez, musical director Chris Raymond and choreographer Angela Todaro, the team behind recent critically acclaimed productions of Young Frankenstein and Jesus Christ Superstar, bring this explosive, iconic story to theDOMA stage beginning tonight, June 5 at the MET Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Diane Birch, Madisen Ward & the Mama Bear and More Set for 'Soulful Summer' Lineup at Joe's PubDiane Birch, Madisen Ward & the Mama Bear and More Set for 'Soulful Summer' Lineup at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2015

This summer, Joe's Pub at The Public (425 Lafayette, NYC) welcomes a slate of artists that defy genre but share a core of unadulterated and soulful vocals. The calendar promises a season of outstanding music performances from artists ranging from jazz man Brian Blade, making his singer-songwriter debut, to indie songbird Diane Birch to NPR phenomenon Fantastic Negrito to SXSW success story and mother-son duo Madisen Ward & the Mama Bear. (more...)

Scealta Mora to Premiere ASKING REMBRANDT at the Old Red Lion, June 25Scealta Mora to Premiere ASKING REMBRANDT at the Old Red Lion, June 25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2015

Scealta Mora is proud to present the World Premiere of Asking Rembrandt by internationally acclaimed playwright Steve Gooch, whose Female Transport continues to be produced a dozen times throughout the world each year. This incisive new play examines the working life of the famous artist, as well as when art and emotion overlaps. The production runs June 23rd - July 18th, 2015 at the Old Red Lion Theatre.  (more...)

PENNY DREADFUL's Reeve Carney Set for Showtime's Comic Con PanelPENNY DREADFUL's Reeve Carney Set for Showtime's Comic Con Panel
by TV News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

Recently picked up for a third season, SHOWTIME will bring the world of PENNY DREADFUL to San Diego Comic-Con, starting with an autograph signing with star Reeve Carney, on Saturday, July 11 (more...)

BWW Reviews: ShakesCar's PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY Schools Oscar Wilde's Playboy in HollywoodBWW Reviews: ShakesCar's PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY Schools Oscar Wilde's Playboy in Hollywood
by Perry Tannenbaum - Jun 19, 2015

Robert Aguirre-Sacasa's adaptation of Oscar Wilde's novel drops the original's epigrammatic wit, lovingly shaking up the story, adding violence and sex, and landing Dorian in modern-day Hollywood. (more...)

New Musical CRUSH, Starring Sara Crowe & Rosemary Ashe, to Premiere at Belgrade Theatre CoventryNew Musical CRUSH, Starring Sara Crowe & Rosemary Ashe, to Premiere at Belgrade Theatre Coventry
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

Belgrade Theatre Coventry and Big Broad Productions present CRUSH, the brand new musical, which will premiere at Belgrade Theatre Coventry running from Friday 4 to Saturday 19 September 2015.   CRUSH will then run at Theatre Royal Brighton (22-26 September) and Richmond Theatre (29 September-3 October).  (more...)

Arts Theatre to Present A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM IN NEW ORLEANSArts Theatre to Present A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM IN NEW ORLEANS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2015

This summer, The Arts Theatre new studio space plays host to a musically infused version of A Midsummer Night's Dream.  Set in the 'Birthplace of Jazz', the tale unfolds from the crumbling New Orleans jazz clubs and out into the Louisiana Bayous - bringing to life Shakespeare's text amidst the dark imagination of the American Deep South. (more...)

Showtime Greenlights Season Three of Acclaimed Hit Drama PENNY DREADFULShowtime Greenlights Season Three of Acclaimed Hit Drama PENNY DREADFUL
by TV News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

SHOWTIME has renewed the critically-acclaimed, BAFTA Award-winning drama series PENNY DREADFUL for a third season (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY, St James Theatre Studio, June 15 2015BWW Reviews: THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY, St James Theatre Studio, June 15 2015
by Gary Naylor - Jun 16, 2015

Gary Naylor sees a version of a classic that shows plenty of teeth that snarl as well as smile. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - The Creature Unleashes His Rage on Next PENNY DREADFULVIDEO: Sneak Peek - The Creature Unleashes His Rage on Next PENNY DREADFUL
by TV News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

On the next episode of Showtime's PENNY DREADFUL titled The Creature unleashes his rage and Sir Malcolm goes to confront Evelyn. (more...)

El Rey Network to Air LUCHA UNDERGROUND Season Finale, 8/5El Rey Network to Air LUCHA UNDERGROUND Season Finale, 8/5
by TV News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

El Rey Network's debut season of “Lucha Underground” will culminate with their biggest event yet, Ultima Lucha, a two-hour extravaganza airing Wednesday, August 5th. (more...)

York Theatre Company to Honor Stage & Screen Legend Angela Lansbury at 2015 GalaYork Theatre Company to Honor Stage & Screen Legend Angela Lansbury at 2015 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2015

The York Theatre Company  will honor the legendary Angela Lansbury with the 2015 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre on Monday, November 16, 2015 at Guastavino's, BroadwayWorld has learned. (more...)

Oracle Statement on Rimini Street Trial Oracle Statement on Rimini Street Trial
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2015

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Cristin Milioti, GOODFOLK, Dan Band and More Set for Joe's Pub, 7/8-19Cristin Milioti, GOODFOLK, Dan Band and More Set for Joe's Pub, 7/8-19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances from July 8-19, 2015. Scroll down for details, or visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

LOVE IS FOR SUPERBEASTS to Bring Gruesome Comedy to Vancouver Fringe 2015, Sept 10-20LOVE IS FOR SUPERBEASTS to Bring Gruesome Comedy to Vancouver Fringe 2015, Sept 10-20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

Little Mountain Lion with If You Can't Beat 'Em Productions present the Vancouver premiere of LOVE IS FOR SUPERBEASTS at Studio 16, 1555 W. 7th Ave., Vancouver, September 10th through 20th, as part of the 2015 Vancouver Fringe Festival. (more...)

St. James Studio Sets EFG London Jazz Festival EventsSt. James Studio Sets EFG London Jazz Festival Events
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

The St. James Studio is delighted to announce 16 events taking place over ten days in November as part of the EFG London Jazz Festival 2015. The St. James has been involved with the festival every year since the studio opened in October 2012, each year presenting more events than the last. Collaborating with established producers JBGB Events, Fane Management and Word Theatre, the St. James is proud to present a broad programme of lunchtime, evening and late night performances, catering for all tastes and bringing the finest artists to the St. James Studio stage. (more...)

From Schubert to the Beatles, NYFOS Sets Its 2015-16 SeasonFrom Schubert to the Beatles, NYFOS Sets Its 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

NEW YORK FESTIVAL OF SONG -- the only New York organization devoted solely to the astonishing variety and power of song -- has announced its 2015-16 season. (more...)

BWW Reviews: The Marcia P. Hoffman School of the Arts THE WIZARD OF OZ at the Capitol TheatreBWW Reviews: The Marcia P. Hoffman School of the Arts THE WIZARD OF OZ at the Capitol Theatre
by Peter Nason - Jul 24, 2015

Forty-five young performers, veterans as well as newbies, share the stage in this endearing version of the L. Frank Baum classic. (more...)

Theatre Raleigh to Stage DREAMGIRLS, 7/8-26Theatre Raleigh to Stage DREAMGIRLS, 7/8-26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2015

Catch the dream when Theatre Raleigh presents Dreamgirls at Kennedy Theatre on July 8-26 (July 8 Preview Night, July 9 Opening Night). Don't miss this amazing production and the next installment of the Hot Summer Nights series. (more...)

Cast Announced for A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM IN NEW ORLEANS at  Arts Theatre UpstairsCast Announced for A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM IN NEW ORLEANS at Arts Theatre Upstairs
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2015

The cast has been announced for a musically infused version of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' which will play at The Arts Theatre Upstairs this Summer. Set in the 'Birthplace of Jazz', the tale unfolds from the crumbling New Orleans jazz clubs and out into the Louisiana Bayous - bringing to life Shakespeare's text amidst the dark imagination of the American Deep South. (more...)

Scoop: BLACK-ISH on ABC - Tuesday, July 28, 2015Scoop: BLACK-ISH on ABC - Tuesday, July 28, 2015
by TV Scoop - Jul 13, 2015

Get all the scoop on BLACK-ISH, airing on ABC on Tuesday, July 28, 2015! (more...)

Seeger Sing-a-Long, Michael Cerveris, Joey Arias and More Set for Joe's Pub, 7/15-26Seeger Sing-a-Long, Michael Cerveris, Joey Arias and More Set for Joe's Pub, 7/15-26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2015

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its nightly performances running July 15-26, 2015. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Federal Court Dismisses Rimini Street's Key Defense Claim Federal Court Dismisses Rimini Street's Key Defense Claim
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2015

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Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 7/11-7/12/2015Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 7/11-7/12/2015
by - Jul 12, 2015

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, July 12, 2015 - Sunday, July 12, 2015. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Brittany Walters, Alexis Sims, Dorian McCorey, & More in Theatre Raleigh's DREAMGIRLS Directed by Lauren KennedyPhoto Flash: First Look at Brittany Walters, Alexis Sims, Dorian McCorey, & More in Theatre Raleigh's DREAMGIRLS Directed by Lauren Kennedy
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2015

Catch the dream when Theatre Raleigh presents Dreamgirls at Kennedy Theatre tonight, July 8-26 (July 8 Preview Night, July 9 Opening Night). Don't miss this amazing production and the next installment of the Hot Summer Nights series. (more...)

Dead Writers Theatre to Stage THE JUDAS KISS, 8/6-8Dead Writers Theatre to Stage THE JUDAS KISS, 8/6-8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

Dead Writers Theatre Collective presents four performances of the Oscar Wilde bio-play, The Judas Kiss, on August 6 through 8 at the Stage 773 Cabaret, 1225 West Belmont Avenue in honor of the recent Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage. 'We want to celebrate through raising funds to support theater, yet we also want to remember those who came before,' says director Jim Schneider. 'Oscar Wilde was a founding father of the gay movement and this play encapsulates his sacrifice.' (more...)

'SONGS OF THE HARLEM RIVER' Set for Dream Up Festival'SONGS OF THE HARLEM RIVER' Set for Dream Up Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2015

'Songs of the Harlem River: Forgotten one acts from the Harlem Renaissance' is a collection of one-acts written between 1920-1930 including works by Marita Bonner, Rafe M. Coleman, Georgia Douglas Johnson, Willis Richardson and Eulalie Spence as well as the poems of Sterling A. Brown, Langston Hughes and others. The evening is directed and choreographed by Shela Xoregos and will have its world premiere August 30 to September 6 in Theater for the New City's 2015 Dream Up Festival. (more...)

Turner Classic Movies Reveals New Brand Campaign & Tagline 'Let's Movie'Turner Classic Movies Reveals New Brand Campaign & Tagline 'Let's Movie'
by TV News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

Turner Classic Movies (TCM) today announced the launch of a new branding campaign highlighting the network as the ultimate movie lover destination with a new network tagline 'Let's Movie.' (more...)

JEANNE, THE STORY OF A WOMAN Operatic Episode Set for FPTC, 9/11-12JEANNE, THE STORY OF A WOMAN Operatic Episode Set for FPTC, 9/11-12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2015

JEANNE, the story of a woman, an operatic episode presented by Fort Point Theatre Channel in collaboration with Contrapose Dance and Ensemble Warhol. (more...)

RESA Power Solutions Adds New Jersey-Based Electrical Testing Business...RESA Power Solutions Adds New Jersey-Based Electrical Testing Business...
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

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The Bach Choir of Bethlehem Sets 2015-16 SeasonThe Bach Choir of Bethlehem Sets 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

The Bach Choir of Bethlehem has announced its 2015/16 season, Bach At The Heart, which will culminate in the 109th Bethlehem Bach Festival in May 2016. In a milestone programming endeavor, The Bach Choir of Bethlehem will mount performances of four major choral works this season: in addition to the traditional performance of the B Minor Mass at the Bach Festival 2016, the Christmas Oratorio (Cantatas 1-3) will be performed in the Bach Choir's traditional Christmas concerts on December 12th & 13th,2015; the St. John Passion in its spring concert on March 20th,, and the Easter Oratorio at the Bach Festival on Friday evenings. The Bach Choir, Bach Festival Orchestra, and distinguished soloists perform under the direction of artistic director and conductor Greg Funfgeld, now in his 33rd season. (more...)

Shane Dorian Wins Four Seasons Maldives Surfing Champions TrophyShane Dorian Wins Four Seasons Maldives Surfing Champions Trophy
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

Big wave legend, Shane Dorian (HAW) has taken out the 2015 Four Seasons Maldives Surfing Champions Trophy at Sultan's Point this afternoon. Dorian defeated last year's Champion, Dave Rastovich (AUS) in the final, and has secured himself a spot in the 2016 event. (more...)

Synetic Company Sets ALICE IN WONDERLAND CastSynetic Company Sets ALICE IN WONDERLAND Cast
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2015

Synetic Company Member Kathy Gordon was born in Oxford, England and grew up among the places that inspired Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland. The actress now brings her childhood familiarity with that world to the title character in Synetic Theater's 2015/16 season opener Alice in Wonderland. (more...)

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