VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Verbis Diablo' Episode of PENNY DREADFULVIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Verbis Diablo' Episode of PENNY DREADFUL
by - May 4, 2015

On the next episode of Showtime's PENNY DREADFUL titled Verbis Diablo, Vanessa begins to fear for her safety, and Sir Malcom becomes infatuated with Evelyn Poole. (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...)

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...)

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...)

DEAR LUPIN with James & Jack Fox Begins Next Month at Theatre Royal WindsorDEAR LUPIN with James & Jack Fox Begins Next Month at Theatre Royal Windsor
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 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. (more...)

Guy Warren-Thomas to Lead New PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY UK Tour, Adapted by Oscar Wilde's GrandsonGuy Warren-Thomas to Lead New PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY UK Tour, Adapted by Oscar Wilde's Grandson
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

Fresh from a critically acclaimed UK Tour and West End run of The Trials of Oscar Wilde, European Arts Company returns with a thrilling adaptation of Oscar Wilde's only novel to celebrate the 125th anniversary of its publication. (more...)

The Theatre @ Boston Court to Present MY BARKING DOGThe Theatre @ Boston Court to Present MY BARKING DOG
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

The Theatre @ Boston Court presents My Barking Dog, by Eric Coble, directed by Michael Michetti. Opening night is Saturday, April 25, 2015 on the Main Stage at Boston Court Performing Arts Center, 70 North Mentor Avenue. (more...)

ABIGAIL/1702 to Play Long Beach Performing Arts Center, 5/1-24ABIGAIL/1702 to Play Long Beach Performing Arts Center, 5/1-24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

What ever happened to Abigail Williams? Combining a provocative parable of sin and redemption with a good, old-fashioned ghost story, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Carrie, Spider-man: Turn Off the Dark, Fox's Glee) explores what might have come next for the real-life Puritan villainess at the center of Arthur Miller's The Crucible. ICT artistic director caryn desai [sic] directs the West Coast premiere of Abigail/1702, opening May 1 at International City Theatre in the Long Beach Performing Arts Center. Two low-priced previews are set for April 29 and 30. (more...)

Wildspark Theatre & the Cockpit Set Cast of THE BOMBING OF THE GRAND HOTELWildspark Theatre & the Cockpit Set Cast of THE BOMBING OF THE GRAND HOTEL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2015

Wildspark Theatre & the Cockpit have announced their cast for forthcoming original production, The Bombing of the Grand Hotel. (more...)

Photo Flash: Showtime Reveals PENNY DREADFUL Season 2 Key ArtPhoto Flash: Showtime Reveals PENNY DREADFUL Season 2 Key Art
by TV News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

Today, SHOWTIME unveiled the season two artwork for its critically-acclaimed psychological thriller PENNY DREADFUL, premiering on Sunday, May 3rd (more...)

NORTHANGER ABBEY, MIDNIGHT COWBOY & More Set for Lifeline Theatre's 2015-16 SeasonNORTHANGER ABBEY, MIDNIGHT COWBOY & More Set for Lifeline Theatre's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

Lifeline Theatre Artistic Director Dorothy Milne and the artistic ensemble announce their 2015-2016 season of Big Stories, Up Close. It's a season of six unforgettable world premiere productions - sprawling, classic stories and thrilling modern titles - as Lifeline retains its reputation for fresh, imaginative interpretations of beloved favorites and embraces the challenges of new, thought-provoking works. (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...)

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...)

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...)

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...)

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...)

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...)

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...)

Sian Phillips & Robert Powell to Star in A SUMMER IN THE SOUTH at Birmingham RepSian Phillips & Robert Powell to Star in A SUMMER IN THE SOUTH at Birmingham Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

A SUMMER IN THE SOUTH is a tribute to Colette, one of France's greatest writers. This celebration of her work is brilliantly brought to life for one evening only at Birmingham Repertory Theatre by acclaimed actors Sian Phillips and Robert Powell. (more...)

Welcome to Broadway- The 10 Biggest Debuts of 2014Welcome to Broadway- The 10 Biggest Debuts of 2014
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 2, 2015

It was a big year for Broadway newbies! From young newcomers to seasoned Hollywood stars, Broadway welcomed many new faces to the family in 2014. Many earned critical acclaim, a brand-new fanbase, and some even walked away with Tony nominations (and awards)! Below, BroadwayWorld celebrates just a few of our favorite new stage stars! (more...)

Final Season of Showtime's NURSE JACKIE to Premiere 4/12Final Season of Showtime's NURSE JACKIE to Premiere 4/12
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

This spring, SHOWTIME will bid farewell to one of its signature series with the premiere of NURSE JACKIE's final season on Sunday, April 12th at 9 P.M. ET/PT, followed by the highly-anticipated second season of the hit drama series PENNY DREADFUL on Sunday, April 26th at 10 P.M. ET/PT. (more...)

VIDEO: Showtime's Brand-New Trailer for PENNY DREADFUL Season 2VIDEO: Showtime's Brand-New Trailer for PENNY DREADFUL Season 2
by TV News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

Showtime's hit drama series PENNY DREADFUL, starring Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton and Eva Green, will return for its second season this spring. The network just unveiled a brand-new trailer for the series, and you can check it out below! (more...)

Sam Underwood to Premiere Solo Show at 54 Below, 3/14Sam Underwood to Premiere Solo Show at 54 Below, 3/14
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2015

On March 14th, Sam Underwood, currently starring in FOX's 'The Following' will make his solo show debut at 54 Below with A Second Impression. (more...)

Showtime to Premiere Season 2 of Psychological Thriller PENNY DREADFUL, 5/3Showtime to Premiere Season 2 of Psychological Thriller PENNY DREADFUL, 5/3
by TV News Desk - Feb 6, 2015

?PENNY DREADFUL ON A NEW DATESHOWTIME will now premiere the sophomore season of the critically-acclaimed psychological thriller PENNY DREADFUL on Sunday, May 3rd at 10 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Houston Grand Opera Names Finalists for 2015 Concert of AriasHouston Grand Opera Names Finalists for 2015 Concert of Arias
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2015

Houston, TX - February 4, 2015: Houston Grand Opera announced today the finalists for the annual Eleanor McCollum Competition for Young Singers Concert of Arias, to be presented in the Cullen Theater at the Wortham Theater Center on Thursday, February 5, at 7 p.m. This year's finalists are: (more...)

Julia Murney, Valorie Curry & More Will Join Sam Underwood at 54 Below, 3/14Julia Murney, Valorie Curry & More Will Join Sam Underwood at 54 Below, 3/14
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

On March 14th, Sam Underwood, currently starring in FOX's 'The Following' will make his solo show debut at 54 Below with A Second Impression. He will be joined by guest stars Julia Murney (Wicked, Lennon) Valorie Curry ('House of Lies,' 'The Following'), Tessa Fairey (Rockabye Hamlet, Supersoldier), and Breighanna Minnema (The Bully, Gotta Getta Girl). (more...)

Showtime Announces 2015 Spring ProgrammingShowtime Announces 2015 Spring Programming
by TV News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

Today, Showtime announced its 2015 Spring Programming, which includes the seventh and final season of NURSE JACKIE, the new series HAPPY and the return of PENNY DREADFUL. (more...)

THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Angela Lansbury Arouses, Awes & Astounds At The Academy AwardsTHEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Angela Lansbury Arouses, Awes & Astounds At The Academy Awards
by Pat Cerasaro - Feb 19, 2015

Today we are highlighting some of the most spectacular performance numbers of any Oscars ever, all starring Dame Angela Lansbury. (more...)

Angela Lansbury Stars in BLITHE SPIRIT at the Ahmanson, Beginning TonightAngela Lansbury Stars in BLITHE SPIRIT at the Ahmanson, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

Following the internationally acclaimed production with sold-out engagements on Broadway and in London's West End, television legend, Oscar recipient and five-time Tony Award-winner Angela Lansbury returns to the stage in Noel Coward's smash-hit comedic play 'Blithe Spirit' in an exciting North American tour to be launched at Center Theatre Group's Ahmanson Theatre. (more...)

VIDEO: Showtime Shares First Look at PENNY DREADFUL Season Two!VIDEO: Showtime Shares First Look at PENNY DREADFUL Season Two!
by TV News Desk - Dec 26, 2014

Showtime's hit drama series PENNY DREADFUL will return for a new season in 2015. The series stars Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton and Eva Green. (more...)

OSCAR & NOEL ENCORE at Alexander Upstairs Theatre for Two Nights OnlyOSCAR & NOEL ENCORE at Alexander Upstairs Theatre for Two Nights Only
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2014

Peter Gilchrist wraps up the year in his tribute show to Oscar Wilde and Noel Coward, OSCAR & NOEL ENCORE, at the Alexander Bar and Cafe Upstairs Theatre. (more...)

THE GREATEST PIRATE HOLIDAY SPECTACULARRR! Docks Off-Broadway TodayTHE GREATEST PIRATE HOLIDAY SPECTACULARRR! Docks Off-Broadway Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2014

Off Sides Entertainment, Inc. has announced that after the critically-acclaimed eight-month, off-Broadway run and first national tour of their interactive, improvised musical, THE GREATEST PIRATE STORY NEVER TOLD!, their merry band of singing pirates will return to the Snapple Theater Center with an all new production: THE GREATEST PIRATE HOLIDAY SPECTACULARRR! The production will open today, December 20th at 11:00 a.m. for a strictly limited holiday engagement of only ten performances. Co-authors Christopher and Rick Leidenfrost-Wilson will direct. (more...)

Wesley Taylor Teases Possible Casting on HBO's LOOKINGWesley Taylor Teases Possible Casting on HBO's LOOKING
by TV News Desk - Dec 1, 2014

Broadway's Wesley Taylor, who previously starred on NBC's TV hit musical 'Smash,' may well be heading back to TV for the next season of HBO's 'Looking'. (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...)

George Dvorsky to Star in Pioneer Theatre Company's THE MUSIC MAN This MayGeorge Dvorsky to Star in Pioneer Theatre Company's THE MUSIC MAN This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2015

Pioneer Theatre Company presents the Tony Award-winning musical The Music Man, May 1 through May 16, 2015. (more...)

BWW Reviews/Previews: Pink's MKE Ballet GISELLE Delves Deep into Ultimate Human ExisetenceBWW Reviews/Previews: Pink's MKE Ballet GISELLE Delves Deep into Ultimate Human Exisetence
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Apr 7, 2015

On on March weekend just after spring arrived, the Milwaukee Ballet opened one of the oldest ballets- Giselle-to an appreciative audience. By adapting Jean Corelli's and Jules Perrot's original choreography, with Adolphe Adam's musical score arranged by Gavin Sutherland, Michael Pink in collaboration with Christopher Cable delves deeper into the human existence through their interpretation integrating traditional and contemporary choreography to retell one of the most romantic ballets in the art's repertoire. Another ballet where every year through Pink's remarkable storytelling the audience anticipates his revelation of art and beauty, grace and strength through dance. (more...)

Showtime Teams with YouTube Content Creators on PENNY DREADFUL VideosShowtime Teams with YouTube Content Creators on PENNY DREADFUL Videos
by TV News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

SHOWTIME has partnered with YouTube content creators Fine Brothers Entertainment, MadeYewLook and VSauce3, who today have debuted their custom PENNY DREADFUL videos (more...)

Showtime to Offer Viewers Early Sampling of HAPPYISH & PENNY DREADFULShowtime to Offer Viewers Early Sampling of HAPPYISH & PENNY DREADFUL
by TV News Desk - Apr 20, 2015

SHOWTIME is giving viewers an early opportunity to sample the series premiere of the new half-hour comedy HAPPYish and the second season premiere of the critically-acclaimed psychological thriller PENNY DREADFUL across multiple platforms before their debut on SHOWTIME. (more...)

VIDEO: Check Out Promos for Season 2 of Showtime's PENNY DREADFULVIDEO: Check Out Promos for Season 2 of Showtime's PENNY DREADFUL
by - Apr 16, 2015

Showtime's hit drama series PENNY DREADFUL, starring Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton and Eva Green, will return for its second season this spring. (more...)

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