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Ethel Barrymore Theatre (New York, NY)
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New stagings of ancient Greek plays are a signature of The Public's leader, Ted Pappas. After acclaimed productions of Medea and Oedipus the King, he will now thrill audiences with a gripping Electra, the story of a family torn apart by adultery, assassination, and revenge. The tragic tale of the deceitful Clytemnestra and her fanatical children, Electra and Orestes, will be told in a crystal-clear adaptation packed with action and suspense.

BWW Interview: Let Them Entertain You as GYPSY Opens at Washington County Playhouse
by Johnna Leary - Sep 9, 2016

"Everything's Coming Up Roses" as Gypsy debuts this Saturday at the Washington County Playhouse Dinner Theater! The ultimate book and backstage musical displays one of the most infamous "stage mothers" in musical theater while providing the back story and origins to one of the most famous burlesque artists, Gypsy Rose Lee. (more...)

DAUGHTERS OF TROY Completes First Phase of Development
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Daughters of Troy spent the week before Labor Day completing a residency on Governors Island in New York through Barton Booth's MAKE ROOM initiative. The residency concluded with free presentations of the theatrical work-in-progress along with an exhibition of artwork inspired by the women of the Trojan War. (more...)

Electra Meccanica Unveils New 2017 SOLO Electric Vehicle
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

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Gettysburg Community Theatre Presents GYPSY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Gettysburg Community Theatre, the non-profit 501c3 organization located in the original Elks Lodge building at 49 York Street within the first block of Lincoln Square in historic downtown Gettysburg, will present the musical, GYPSY at 7pm on September 16, 17, 23, 30 and October 1, and at 2pm on September 18, 24, 25, and October 2. Limited reserved seating $18 plus tax/fees. (more...)

Cesar Alvarez Continues to Reshape Musicals with World Premiere THE ELEMENTARY SPACETIME SHOW at 2016 Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

From the creator of the 2016 Lortel Award-winning Off-Broadway musical Futurity, comes the world premiere of The Elementary Spacetime Show, a new non-traditional musical premiering at the 2016 Fringe Festival, Sept. 15-24 (preview shows Sept. 10-14). (more...)

Nathan Singh and Rhonda Kohl Selected as SDCF's 2016 Gielgud and Traube Fellows
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Director Nathan Singh has been selected to be the 2016 SDCF Sir John Gielgud Fellow. He will be assisting Seret Scott on her production of Electra at the Court Theatre in Chicago, IL. Director Rhonda Kohl has been selected to be the 2016 SDCF Shepard and Mildred Traube Fellow. She will be working with Kathleen Marshall on the Broadway production of In Transit at the Circle in the Square Theatre in NYC. (more...)

Seattle Rep Associate Artistic Director Marya Sea Kaminski Directs Ellen McLaughlin's IPHIGENIA AND OTHER DAUGHTERS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Marya Sea Kaminski, Associate Artistic Director at the Seattle Repertory Theatre and graduate of the University of Washington Professional Actor Training Program, is returning to her Alma Matter to direct Ellen McLaughlin's modern adaptation of the Fall of the House of Atreus, Iphigenia and Other Daughters. (more...)

DRAG WEEK and Anthony Rapp Comes to the West End!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

The St. James Studio is delighted to announce that its first ever drag week will take place from 1 - 5 November. Three shows from some of the country's most acclaimed drag performers will take to the studio stage: super-group Denim, androgynous signer Jessica Walker and West End star Ian Stroughair as alter ego Velma Celli. (more...)

Laura Michelle Kelly and Jose Llana Lead THE KING AND I Tour, Launching at PPAC This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Ambassador Theatre Group and NETworks Presentations LLC recently announced that Laura Michelle Kelly (Anna Leonowens) and Jose Llana (King of Siam) would lead the national tour of the Lincoln Center Theater production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE KING AND I. The tour will launch in Providence, RI at the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) October 30-November 6, 2016. (more...)

Franz Xaver Kroetz's Presents Poignant Cultural Critique, REQUEST CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Director Yana Ross makes her BAM debut with Franz XaverKroetz's poignant cultural critique, Request Concert. The play consists only of stage directions, nodialogue. The sole character is a 50-year-old middle class woman who lives alone in an overly tidyapartment. She comes home from work, prepares dinner, does the laundry, watches TV, and listensto a radio program. Surrounded by Ikea furniture and brand-name appliances, acclaimed Polishactress Danuta Stenka infuses these actions with an increasing sense of loneliness and futility.Request Concert explores the devastating circumstances of life in a world that values objects overpeople. Staged in the round, the audience is invited to walk around the set and observe the production from all angles. (more...)

GrahamDeconstructed Series Presents CLYTEMNESTRA (ACT 2)
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

 The GrahamDeconstructed series brings audiences behind the scenes for an intimate view of Martha Graham's masterworks. On October 4 and 5 the Martha Graham Dance Company will present a rehearsal showing of Clytemnestra (Act 2),from Graham's 1958 full-evening masterwork. (more...)

PLENTY, Starring Rachel Weisz, Extends at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

The Public Theater announced today that PLENTY, written by David Hare, will extend two weeks through Sunday, November 20. (more...)

Ellomay Capital Reports Results for the Three and Six Months Ended June 30, 2016
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2016

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Dion Johnstone to Star as CORIOLANUS with Patrick Page and More at Red Bull Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Red Bull Theater today announced the cast for William Shakespeare's Coriolanus, the first production of the 2016-'17 season. (more...)

Cast Complete for Bush Theatre's THIS PLACE WE KNOW
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Full casting for the Bush Theatre's programme of six new, commissioned plays This Place We Know has been announced today. Residents of the local community are also now invited to submit photography celebrating W12, to be in with a chance of having their work displayed as part of WeAreW12, a free photography exhibition curated by photographer Eileen Perrier. (more...)

Photo Flash: Look Inside the Home of DAUGHTERS OF TROY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Daughters of Troy was granted a week long residency on Governors Island in New York through Barton Booth's MAKE ROOM initiative. The residency featured free presentations of the theatrical work-in-progress along with an exhibition of artwork inspired by the women of the Trojan War. (more...)

Connecticut Repertory Theatre Opens Season with Shakespeare's KING LEAR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) opens its 2016-17 season with William Shakespeare's King Lear. Associate Artistic Director Dale AJ Rose will direct.  Performances will be held in the Harriet S. Jorgenson Theatre from October 6ththrough October 16th, 2016.  For tickets and information please visit crt.uconn.edu or call (860) 486-2113. (more...)

Janis Dardaris to Star in 'MOTHER COURAGE' at Quintessence
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Quintessence Theatre Group continues producing progressive classic theatre and launces its seventh season with David Hare's translation of Bertolt Brecht's Mother Courage and Her Children, with original music by Michael Friedman. (more...)

Court Theatre to Present ELECTRA This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

Court Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, presents Electra by Sophocles, translated by Nicholas Rudall and directed by Seret Scott. Electra runs November 10 - December 11, 2016 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue in Chicago. The Press Opening is Saturday, November 19 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Review Roundup: CATS Returns to Broadway- All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Jul 31, 2016

The first-ever Broadway revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's iconic musical, CATS, returns to Broadway tonight at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 W 52nd Street). (more...)

STARLIGHT EXPRESS Opening at Artisan Center Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

STARLIGHT EXPRESS opens at Artisan Center Theater on Friday, August 12, 2016 and runs through Saturday, September 3, 2016.  The 196 seat theater-in-the-round is located at 444 East Pipeline Road in Hurst.  Performances are at 7:30pm on Monday, Tuesday,Thursday, Friday, and Saturday with 3:00pm matinees on Saturdays beginning August 20. Reserved seating tickets are $22.00 for adults, $20.00 for students and seniors, and $11.00 for children 12 and under.  Monday through Thursday tickets are $20.00 for adults and $9.00 for children 12 and under. Tickets can be purchased online at ArtisanCT.com, or by calling the box office at 817-284-1200. (more...)

Steve Martin's Starry METEOR SHOWER Extends Again at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

The Old Globe today announced that, due to popular demand, another additional week has been added to the world premiere run of Steve Martin's new play Meteor Shower, which will now play July 30 - September 18, 2016, with opening night on August 7. (more...)

Philadelphia's Azuka Theatre Becomes First in U.S. with Pay-What-You-Decide All Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

Azuka Theatre invites audiences to pay-what-you-decide for the entire 2016-2017 theater season with an innovative new approach to ticketing. A city that celebrates so many historic "firsts" is the perfect place to launch the only full-season model of this kind in the United States. (more...)

First Glimpse: Leona Lewis as Grizabella in CATS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2016

CATS started previews this past week, and Grizabella herself, Leona Lewis tweeted out a first look photo this weekend in costume. Check it out below! (more...)

BWW TV: Jellicles Pounce Back to Broadway- Meet the Cats of CATS!
by TV - Press Previews - Jul 16, 2016

The jellicles are back! One of the biggest hits in theatrical history, Cats returns to Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 W 52nd Street) with preview performances kicking off last night, July 14, 2016, and an official opening set for Sunday, July 31, 2016.  (more...)

NY Public Library's Rosenberg Curator of Exhibitions Barbara Cohen-Stratyner on Stage Design by Ming Cho Lee
by NYPL for the Performing Arts - Jul 16, 2016

BroadwayWorld continues our exclusive content series, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, which delves into the library's unparalleled archives, and resources. Below, check out a piece by Barbara Cohen-Stratyner, the Judy R. and Alfred A. Rosenberg Curator of Exhibitions for the Shelby Cullom Davis Museum, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts on: Stage Design by Ming Cho Lee. (more...)

DAUGHTERS OF TROY to Mix Theatre and Visual Art on Governors Island
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

Daughters of Troy was granted a week long residency on Governors Island in New York through Barton Booth's MAKE ROOM initiative. (more...)

VIDEO: Leona Lewis & Cast of Broadway's CATS Perform Medley of Songs Live on GMA
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 4, 2016

Leona Lewis and the cast of the Broadway revival of CATS performed a medley of beloved songs live on this morning's GOOD MORNING AMERICA. (more...)

VIDEO: 'GMA' Goes Behind-the-Scenes of Broadway's CATS!
by TV News Desk - Aug 4, 2016

On today's GMA, Ginger Zee visited the all-new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's iconic musical cats to learn more about bringing it back to life on Broadway. (more...)

Patrick Breen, Sophina Brown and Arden Myrin Join Steve Martin's METEOR SHOWER at Long Wharf Theatre; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Long Wharf Theatre, in conjunction with the Old Globe in San Diego, presents the world premiere of Steve Martin's Meteor Shower, directed by Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein, running from September 28 through October 23, 2016. The full cast has just been announced! (more...)

Fullscreen's NOT TOO DEEP WITH GRACE HELBIG Sets Premiere Date
by TV News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

Fullscreen will join forces with Grace Helbig to produce an exclusive new video version of the wildly popular “Not Too Deep with Grace Helbig” audio podcast, premiering with back to back episodes on Monday, September 12, 2016, on Fullscreen. (more...)

Casting Announced for Unexpected Stage's ZOMBIE PROM
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

What's a high school prom without the undead? As part of its seventh season, Unexpected Stage Company presents the campy, rollicking musical Zombie Prom, celebrating 20 years since its off-Broadway debut. (more...)

MIND'S A LABYRINTH Sets Previews Before Lowry Run
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

Dragged Through The Labyrinth Mind of A Borderline Personality... Kicking and Screaming it's Way to Gullivers Ballroom. (more...)

World Premiere of KIKI'S DELIVERY SERVICE at Southwark Playhouse This Christmas
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

Kiki is a 13 year old witch and, as tradition dictates, it is time for her to leave home and family to make a new life for herself. Equipped with her ability to fly and accompanied by Jiji, her faithful feline companion, she sets out to find a place where she can use her powers for the greater good and that one day she might call home. (more...)

MAN IN THE RING to Make World Premiere at the Court Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Court Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, presents the World Premiere of Man in the Ring by Michael Cristofer, directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell. (more...)

Mikayla Petrilla to Lead GYPSY for Phoenix Productions
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Mikayla Petrilla will be playing a principal role in Phoenix Productions' upcoming September revival of GYPSY. This show will take place at the Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank for a two-weekend run beginning September 16th. (more...)

'Life Is Good' for Electra Mustaine With New Single; Radio Debut + Nashville Appearance
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Rising Country Artist Electra Mustaine announced today the upcoming release of her new single "Life Is Good" with a radio debut on SiriusXM Radio's "The Highway" (more...)

New Drama and Musical to Headline New York New Works Theatre Festival This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Two distinctive pieces of theater - a drama about pioneering gay illustrator J.C. Leyendecker, and a musical comedy version of the Greek classic Electra - will be featured in this year's New York New Works Theatre Festival, August 29 through September 14. (more...)

Nominations Announced for 6th Annual STREAMY AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

With help from host and 2016 Streamy Award nominee GloZell Green, along with presenters Andrea Russett, Brittany Furlan, Chester See, Lohanthony, Merrell Twins and others, Tubefilter and dick clark productions announced today the nominees for the 6th Annual Streamy Awards (more...)

Cast Complete for Rachel Weisz-Led Revival of PLENTY at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for the first major New York revival of David Hare's PLENTY. Directed by five-time Tony Award nominee David Leveaux and featuring the previously announced Rachel Weisz and Corey Stoll, the show will begin previews on Tuesday, October 4 and run through Sunday, November 6, with an official press opening on Thursday, October 20. (more...)

Phoenix Productions to Present GYPSY at the Count Basie Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

Phoenix Productions will present its revival of Gypsy at the Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank for a two-weekend run beginning September 16th. (more...)

VIDEO: Hilarious Behind The Scenes Look At OH, HELLO's 'Glamorous' Photo Shoot
by Michael Dale - Aug 17, 2016

The glamour of Broadway hasn't escaped Gil Faizon and George St. Geegland, the hilarious on-stage alter-egos of actors Nick Kroll and John Mulaney. (more...)

Esa-Pekka Salonen Conducts ELEKTRA Starring Nina Stemme on GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET, 9/18
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

Elektra, Richard Strauss's blazing tragedy about an ancient Greek princess hell-bent on revenge, comes to THIRTEEN'S Great Performances at the Met. (more...)

PHOTO FLASH: Andrew Lloyd Webber Poses With Stars of CATS, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA and SCHOOL OF ROCK
by Michael Dale - Aug 1, 2016

The legendary composer now has two of his classics and his newest hit running on Broadway. (more...)

Photo Coverage: A Very Jellicle Opening Night- CATS Takes First Bows!
by Jennifer Broski - Aug 1, 2016

The first-ever Broadway revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's iconic musical, Cats, returned to Broadway just last night at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 W 52nd Street). BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the company's first official curtain call below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Company of CATS Gathers for Their Opening Night Jellicle Ball!
by Linda Lenzi - Aug 1, 2016

The first-ever Broadway revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's iconic musical, Cats, returned to Broadway just last night at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 W 52nd Street). After the curtain came down, the company gathered for their very own jellicle ball, and you can check out photos from the celebration below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of CATS!
by Jennifer Broski - Aug 1, 2016

The first-ever Broadway revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's iconic musical, Cats, returned to Broadway just last night at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 W 52nd Street). BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the star-studded red carpet below! (more...)

VIDEO: AN ACT OF GOD's Sean Hayes and David Josefsberg Get Catty With 'Memory'
by Michael Dale - Aug 1, 2016

A deliciously silly video celebrating the return of an Andrew Lloyd Webber favorite. (more...)

VIDEO: OH, HELLO's Gil Faizon and George St. Geegland Congratulate CATS
by Michael Dale - Aug 1, 2016

It wouldn't be surprising if the OH, HELLO pair were around for the 1939 release of T.S. Eliot's collection of poems, 'Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats.' (more...)

BWW TV: The CATS Cast Looks Back on a Purrrfect Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 1, 2016

The first-ever Broadway revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's iconic musical, Cats, returned to Broadway just last night at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 W 52nd Street). BroadwayWorld was on hand at last night's jellicle ball and you can catch up with the company on their big night below! (more...)

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