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Based on the novel by Oscar Wilde

ERC to Present THE TRIAL OF OSCAR WILDE at Symphony Space, 6/19-21
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

Fresh off its recent Tchaikovsky production at BAM Fisher, the Ensemble of the Romantic Century (ERC) presents another fully staged theatrical concert interweaving drama and music about one of the most famous trials of the 19th century. Delivered by a top-caliber cast in an intimate setting, The Trial of Oscar Wilde focuses on the tragic shackling, public scrutiny, and subsequent imprisonment of the homosexual playwright/writer Oscar Wilde (1854-1900). A script based on Wilde's correspondence, plays, and short stories (performed by Broadway's Michael Halling as Oscar Wilde and esteemed Robert Ian Mackenzie as Lord Queensbury) provides a dramatic backdrop for chamber music by French and English composers from the late 19th and early 20th centuries including Chausson's masterful Concerto for violin, piano and string quartet, and works by Satie, Elgar, Faure and Franck in performances by the dynamic Amphion String Quartet, violinist Susie Park, pianist Max Barros and a romping barbershop quartet. (more...)

The Ensemble for the Romantic Century Presents THE TRIAL OF OSCAR WILDE, 6/19-21
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

Fresh off its recent Tchaikovsky production at BAM Fisher, the Ensemble of the Romantic Century (ERC) presents another fully staged theatrical concert interweaving drama and music about one of the most famous trials of the 19th century. Delivered by a top-caliber cast in an intimate setting, The Trial of Oscar Wilde focuses on the tragic shackling, public scrutiny, and subsequent imprisonment of the homosexual playwright/writer Oscar Wilde (1854-1900). A script based on Wilde's correspondence, plays, and short stories (performed by Broadway's Michael Halling as Oscar Wilde and esteemed Robert Ian Mackenzie as Lord Queensbury) provides a dramatic backdrop for chamber music by French and English composers from the late 19th and early 20th centuries including Chausson's masterful Concerto for violin, piano and string quartet, and works by Satie, Elgar, Faure and Franck in performances by the dynamic Amphion String Quartet, violinist Susie Park, pianist Max Barros and a romping barbershop quartet. (more...)

Robert Powell Stars as 'Poirot' in Agatha Christie's BLACK COFFEE at the Belgrade, Now thru May 10
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2014

The Belgrade Theatre is thrilled to announce that one of Britain's most instantly recognisable actors Robert Powell is to star as Hercule Poirot in a major new revival production of Black Coffee from tonight 6 - Sat 10 May. (more...)

Drayton Arms Theatre and PostScript Theatre Stage World Premiere of YESTERDAY'S TOMORROW, Now thru May 31
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2014

Drayton Arms Theatre & PostScript Theatre present the World Premiere of Yesterday's Tomorrow, a serviceman's love at war by Gene David Kirk. The play is based on actual events and is directed by Hamish MacDougall with movement directed by Anna Morrissey. (more...)

Showtime to Kick Off Free Preview Weekend on 5/9
by TV News Desk - May 5, 2014

SHOWTIME will be available to 74 million households during a Free Preview Weekend this Friday, May 9 through Sunday, May 11. Viewers nationwide will be able to sample the network's award-winning programming on SHOWTIME, SHOWTIME On Demand(R), SHOWTIME ANYTIME(R) and on a number of participating distributors' TV Everywhere portals. The Free Preview weekend will include the series premiere of the new drama series PENNY DREADFUL, as well as new episodes of the critically-acclaimed hit series NURSE JACKIE and CALIFORNICATION, the premium television premiere of Scary Movie 5, and the premiere of Floyd Mayweather vs. Marcos Maidana, the thrilling 12-round welterweight world championship unification bout from Saturday, May 3. During the Preview, SHOWTIME will also debut the second episode of PENNY DREADFUL on SHOWTIME ANYTIME immediately following the series premiere on Sunday, May 11th at 10 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 5/04/2014
by BWW - May 4, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/04/2014 for Chicago (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at DOMA Theatre Company's DORIAN'S DESCENT, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2014

Love, seduction, decadence and murder. DOMA Theatre Company partners with Requiem Media Productions, LLC to present the world premiere of a new musical based on Oscar Wilde's classic novel, 'The Picture of Dorian Gray.' Dorian's Descent, with book by Chris Raymond,Marco Gomez and Michael Gray, lyrics by Marco Gomez and Chris Raymond, and music by Chris Raymond, opens tonight, May 30 at the MET Theatre with Gomez directing, Raymond providing musical direction/orchestrations, and choreography by Tania Possick. (more...)

Todd Sherry and Heather Olt to Host UP, WITH A TWIST Upstairs at Vitello's, 6/2
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2014

Todd & Heather, a comedic duo, reminiscent of Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis, the Smothers Brothers, Donny & Marie and Lucy & Ethel, host this new show, which features "songs you know...unlike you've ever heard them before!" Todd Sherry & Heather Olt are proud to announce that they will be hosting, Up, With a Twist at Upstairs at Vitello's on Monday, June 2, 2014 with an all-star line-up! (more...)

European Arts Company Launches UK Tour of THE TRIALS OF OSCAR WILDE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2014

European Arts Company is set to tour to 43 venues in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland with a new show about the libel and criminal trials of Oscar Wilde. The Trials of Oscar Wilde has been co-written with Merlin Holland who is Oscar Wilde's grandson and author of 'Irish Peacock and Scarlet Marquess: The Real Trial of Oscar Wilde'. (more...)

THE TRIALS OF OSCAR WILDE to Play Special Performance to Benefit Stonewall, June 15
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

European Arts Company in association with Greenwich Theatre are delighted to announce a special charity performance of European Arts Company's critically acclaimed production of The Trials of Oscar Wilde in aid of the lesbian, gay and bisexual charity Stonewall. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Fringe Spotlight: DORIAN'S DESCENT, a Modern Day Dorian Gray
by Ellen Dostal - May 29, 2014

DOMA Theatre Company will present the world premiere of a new musical based on Oscar Wilde's novel The Picture of Dorian Gray during this year's Hollywood Fringe Festival. Dorian'S DESCENT opens May 30, prior to the beginning of the Fringe, and will continue through July 20 for an extended run. (more...)

Participants in Business in the Community Ireland's Mentoring Program Receive Completion Certificates
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

"We congratulate the students and mentors for the considerable results they have achieved," said Flanagan. "The success of this programme proves the value of innovative collaboration by businesses, government and non-profit organizations in support of positive outcomes for our young people. I believe programmes such as these play a pivotal role in young people's personal and social development, increasing their life skills and employability." (more...)

Alexander Sharp & More to Star in CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME on Broadway; Full Casting Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

Casting has been announced for the National Theatre production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Dr. Frankenstein Confronted by His Past on Next PENNY DREADFUL
by - May 21, 2014

On the next episode of Showtime's PENNY DREADFUL, Dr. Frankenstein is confronted by his past and Vanessa has a vision of Mina. (more...)

New Preview Of PENNY DREADFUL With Reeve Carney & More
by Pat Cerasaro - May 2, 2014

We were recently offered a grisly First Look at Broadway standout and SPIDER-MAN: Turn OFF THE DARK headliner Reeve Carney in his new role playing a classic literary character on Showtime's upcoming horror-themed series Penny Dreadful and a behind the scenes featurette revealing even more about the new horrorshow is now available to view. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 5/19/14 - Obies, LuPone in CRADLE WILL ROCK, MTC Gala & More!
by Jessica Showers - May 19, 2014

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: Tonight is this year's Obie Awards ceremony, Patti LuPone returns to the stage for THE CRADLE WILL ROCK and Manhattan Theatre Club's starry spring gala will be in full swing! (more...)

FX Sets Summer Premiere Dates for TYRANT, WILFRED, THE STRAIN & More
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2014

X and FXX Networks have locked in the summer premiere dates for new and returning original series, including the highly anticipated new original dramas Tyrant and The Strain, as well as new comedies Married and You're the Worst. The scheduling announcements were made today by Chuck Saftler, President of Program Strategy and COO, FX Networks. (more...)

Showtime's PENNY DREADFUL Premieres to 1.4 Million Viewers
by TV News Desk - May 12, 2014

From three-time Oscar(R) nominee John Logan, the Showtime drama series Penny Dreadful debuted to 1.443 million viewers last night, besting the series premieres of recent network dramas Homeland and Masters of Sex by five percent (both delivered 1.38 million) in their first seasons. The series premiere of Penny Dreadful drew 872,000 at 10 p.m. (more...)

Sneak Peek - Next Episode of Showtime's PENNY DREADFUL
by TV News Desk - May 12, 2014

Showtime's Penny Dreadful had it's premier just last night and already it is picking up steam. Below catch a preview of episode 2 of the series that is causing a lot of buzz. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 5/11/2014
by BWW - May 11, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/11/2014 for Chicago (more...)

VIDEO: Watch All-New Trailer for Showtime's PENNY DREADFUL, Premiering 5/11
by TV News Desk - May 1, 2014

As the momentum and excitement builds in anticipation of the Sunday, May 11th premiere, Showtime has released an all-new trailer of its highly-anticipated drama series PENNY DREADFUL. Check it out below! (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Victor Frankenstein Meets w/ Van Helsing on Next PENNY DREADFUL
by - Jun 9, 2014

On the next episode of Showtime's PENNY DREADFUL, Vanessa's latest vision leads Sir Malcolm, Ethan and Sembene to explore a plague ship in search of Mina. (more...)

WILDE WEEK to Kick Off July 7 at the St. James Studio, Featuring Oscar Wilde's Grandson Merlin Holland
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2014

Wilde Week, a week-long celebration of the life and work of Oscar Wilde, will take place from Monday 07 to Saturday 12 July 2014. (more...)

Make Music New York 2014 Presents Concerts Across All Genres; Kicks Off the First Day of Summer, 6/21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2014

There are approximately 1,350 diverse concerts in this year's Make Music New York, which takes place (as always) on the first day of summer, June 21, from dawn 'til dusk. Below are a few highlights! (more...)

Boston Court and Circle X to Present Aaron Posner's STUPID F--KING BIRD, Opening 6/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2014

The Theatre @ Boston Court and Circle X Theatre Co. present Stupid Fucking Bird, by Aaron Posner, directed by Michael Michetti. Opening night is Saturday, June 28, 2014 on the Main Stage at Boston Court Performing Arts Center, 70 North Mentor Avenue. (more...)

Showtime Greenlights Second Season of PENNY DREADFUL
by TV News Desk - Jun 4, 2014

SHOWTIME has picked up a second season of its critically acclaimed drama series PENNY DREADFUL (more...)

BWW Spoiler Art!: PENNY DREADFUL Elegantly Concludes a Bloody First Season
by Matt Tamanini - Jun 30, 2014

Due to the grandness of PENNY DREADFUL's scale, going into the finale, the show's pacing and habit of ignoring characters and storylines for weeks at a time left me wondering what would actually be revealed in the Season Finale. There were so many different players in Logan's mythology that it felt like he threw so much into Season 1 that could have (should have?) been saved for subsequent seasons. (more...)

BWW Reviews: DOMA Inaugurates DORIAN'S DESCENT
by Don Grigware - Jun 3, 2014

Dorian's Descent/World Premiere Musical/DOMA/book by Marco Gomez, Michael Gray, Chris Raymond/music by Chris Raymond; lyrics by Marco Gomez and Chris Raymond/choreographed by Tania Possick/directed by Marco Gomez/through July 20 (more...)

Matthew Bourne's SWAN LAKE Extends UK Tour from September 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2014

Broadway Entertainment Group in association with New Adventures are delighted to announce that one of the most popular dance productions ever staged, MATTHEW BOURNE'S multi award-winning hit 'SWAN LAKE', will extend its current UK tour internationally from September 2014. The show will visit the Tokyo Theatre Orb, Shanghai Cultural Square, Singapore Esplanade, the Regent Theatre, Melbourne and the Theatre Royal, Sydney. Further venues will be announced shortly. (more...)

The Academy Invites Lupita Nyong'o, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, June Squibb & More to Membership
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 271 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures. Those who accept the invitations will be the only additions to the Academy's membership in 2014. (more...)

The Academy Invites Robert & Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Charles Strouse & 268 Other New Members
by Movies News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 271 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures. Those who accept the invitations will be the only additions to the Academy's membership in 2014. (more...)

Geoffrey Beevers, Sonia Ritter and More Set for THE LADY REVEALED Reading at Tristan Bates Theatre, July 4
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

Philippe Carden will present a reading of the original play, The Lady Revealed, based on the life and works of A.L. Rowse, on Friday, July 4th at Tristan Bates Theatre, Covent Garden, London. (more...)

NTT Communications to Host and Sponsor NANOG 61 in Bellevue, WA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2014

In recognition of NANOG's 20th year celebration event, NTT Com is providing 100G connectivity to all attendees in a joint effort with other leading technology companies. This also marks a milestone for NANOG as it is the largest amount of bandwidth capacity ever to be delivered to one of NANOG's largest events, with more than 800 registered attendees. (more...)

Stance Theatre's DRAG KING RICHARD III Comes to Riverside Studios, July 28-Aug 3
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

Following a highly acclaimed run at the Bristol Shakespeare Festival, Stance Theatre presents a powerful Richard III ahead of other summer blockbuster productions. Drag King Richard III explores the complexity of switching gender as lead character Laurie embarks on the challenging journey of transitioning from female to male. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Can Vanessa Be Saved from Demons Within? on Next PENNY DREADFUL
by - Jun 16, 2014

On the next episode of Showtime's PENNY DREADFUL, Sir Malcom, Ethan, Dr. Frankenstein and Sembene do everything they can to save Vanessa from the demons within her. (more...)

Ruby in the Dust's LADY WINDERMERE'S FAN to Play the King's Head Theatre from Aug 7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

Oscar Wilde's celebrated classic Lady Windermere's Fan has been transported to the 1930s in this brand new production which comes to the King's Head Theatre this August, running the 5th through the 23rd, 2014. Presented by Ruby in the Dust, directed by Linnie Reedman and music arranged by Joe Evans, the show opens August 7 at 7 p.m. (more...)

Laverne Cox to Guest Star in Bravo's GIRLFRIENDS' GUIDE TO DIVORCE
by TV News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

Laverne Cox ('Orange is the New Black') has been tapped to guest star in Bravo's first original scripted series 'Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce,' from Universal Cable Productions (UCP), that will premiere later this year. (more...)

Showtime Drama PENNY DREADFUL to Headline Opening Day of Comic-Con 2014
by TV News Desk - Jul 7, 2014

After the thrilling conclusion of its critically-acclaimed first season, the hit SHOWTIME drama series PENNY DREADFUL will make its Comic-Con debut on Thursday, July 24th (more...)

BWW Reviews: ZJU Theatre Group Goes Sexy for A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by Ellen Dostal - Jul 6, 2014

It never ceases to amaze me how effectively the members of Zombie Joe's Underground Theatre Group can create an atmosphere in their incredibly intimate - make that tiny - black box. You would think a small space might limit their options but they have proven, over and over again, their innate ability to suggest time and place using even the simplest of objects. (more...)

Medallia Appoints Dorian Stone as Vice President of Customer Experience Strategy
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

PALO ALTO, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Medallia (www.medallia.com), the global leader in SaaS Customer Experience Management (CEM) solutions, announced the appointment of Dorian Stone as the company's vice president of customer experience strategies. Dorian joins Medallia's senior team after more than a decade at McKinsey & Company, where he co-founded McKinsey's Global Customer Experience practice, and led North America as a partner from McKinsey's San Francisco office. (more...)

Kal Penn to Moderate Nat Geo Channel's Comic Con Panel
by TV News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

National Geographic Channel (NGC) today announced that Kal Penn will moderate the network's Comic-Con International: San Diego Panel, Game Your Brain to Superhero Status. (more...)

Adam Gwon and Sarah Hammond's STRING, Michael Kooman and Christopher Dimond's 'HOWARD BARNES' and More Set for NAMT's 2014 Festival of New Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2014

The National Alliance For Musical Theatre (NAMT) announced today its selections for the 26th Annual Festival of New Musicals. Beautiful Poison, Cubamor, Great Wall, How To Break, Mary Marie, The Noteworthy Life of Howard Barnes, String and Stu For Silverton make up the eight new musicals that will be presented at the 26th Annual Festival of New Musicals on Thursday, October 23, 2014 and Friday, October 24, 2014 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). (more...)

Broadway's Wesley Taylor to Teach Master Classes in Houston & Dallas this Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Straight From New York Series is thrilled to bring another master class to Houston and Dallas. Once again John Garcia's THE COLUMN will co-sponsor the event. (more...)

THE PICTURE (OF DORIAN GRAY) Set for FringeNYC, 8/12-24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

The Gravity Partners in association with the 18th Annual New York International Fringe Festival - FringeNYC presents The Picture (of Dorian Gray), a new play adapted from the Oscar Wilde classic by Neal Utterback with original music by Gabriel Gould. Neal Utterback will direct a cast of five, including Jessica Denison, Andrew Kilpatrick, Jamison Monella, Alyssa Newberg, and Phil Oberholzer. Six performances will be staged from August 12-24, 2014 at Venue #18: The Steve & Marie Sgouros Theatre, 115 MacDougal Street (between West 3rd Street & Minetta) in NYC. (more...)

AN AMERICAN IN HOLLYWOOD Set for Limited Theatrical Release Through AMC Independent
by Movies News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

iReach/ V-Twinz Productions announced its first feature film will debut in a limited theatrical release through AMC Independent on July 18 thin New York ( (more...)

Cast of Showtime's PENNY DREADFUL Coming to Comic-Con
by TV News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

As PENNY DREADFUL makes its San Diego Comic-Con debut, SHOWTIME will host autograph signings featuring cast members Josh Hartnett, Reeve Carney, Harry Treadaway, and creator and executive producer John Logan on Thursday, July 24th and Friday, July 25th. This marks the series' first trip to the world-famous gathering in San Diego. Headlining the opening night of Comic-Con, PENNY DREADFUL's panel session, moderated by Emmy® Award-nominated actress and host Aisha Tyler (The Talk, Archer), will be presented on Thursday, July 24th from6:00-7:00 pm in Ballroom 20. A special package of PENNY DREADFUL-inspired tarot cards will be given to all fans who attend the panel session. Additionally, four lucky members of the panel audience will have the opportunity to win tickets to an exclusive PENNY DREADFUL party that evening. (more...)

THE PICTURE OF JOHN GRAY Comes to the Old Red Lion, Aug 5-30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

The Picture of John Gray will play the The Old Red Lion Theatre, 418 St John Street, London EC1V 4NJ, from Tuesday 5th - Saturday 30th August 2014, 7.30pm. Press Night: Friday 8th August 2014, 7.15pm. (more...)

Rose Bridge Theatre Company Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

Featuring live music from a team of actor musicians, Rose Bridge Theatre company transports one of Shakespeare's most popular works to the age of rock n roll age, an age when youth shakes off the shackles of post war austerity, when music shouts loud and anything seems possible. (more...)

A DANCE OF DEATH to Play Finborough Theatre, Begin. 5 August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

Commissioned by the Finborough Theatre from Cerberus Theatre, the UK premiere and the English world premiere of controversial German playwright Rolf Hochhuth's Sommer 14 - A Dance of Death in a brand new translation opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four week limited season on Tuesday, 5 August 2014 (Press Night: Thursday, 7 August at 7.30pm). (more...)

Zebrina's Wandering Klezmer Hybrids Flourish on HAMIDBAR MEDABER
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

Canadian jazz pianist Jonathan Feldman had an epiphany. Raised on a steady diet of Miles Davis and his former bandmates' records like Chick Corea's “Light as a Feather”, Feldman hadn't really explored the music of his family's Jewish faith. Growing up Jewish in Hamilton, ON and attending a Jewish elementary school and summer camp exposed him to some Israeli folk music and the liturgical music of the synagogue, but aside from the avant-garde offerings of clarinetist Ben Goldberg, he never checked out much klezmer music, sometimes called “Jewish Jazz”. (more...)

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