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Based on the novel by Jane Austen

Emma (or Emma: A Play in Two Acts about Emma Goldman, American Anarchist, its full title) is a play by historian and playwright Howard Zinn (1922–2010). It was first performed in 1976.



2016 BroadwayWorld UK Regional Awards Update - IN THE HEIGHTS Winning Best New Production of a Musical!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 9, 2016

Voting has opened for the 2016 BroadwayWorld Australia - Sydney Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2016. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble Presents the World Premiere of WINTER by Julie Jensen
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble (RTE), Chicago's only Equity theatre dedicated to producing new work with women at the core, announces the world premiere of Winter by Julie Jensen. The production, co-directed by RTE members Megan Carney and Mark Ulrich,runs January 7 - February 11, 2017, at Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, 5779 N. Ridge Avenue in Chicago.  The press opening is Monday, January 16, 2017 at 7:00pm. (more...)

Coach Celebrates Finale of 75th Anniversary with Women's and Men's Fashion Show and Celebrity-Studded Party
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

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Defibrillator Announces Casting of Douglas Booth and Tony Revolori in Stephen Karam's SPEECH AND DEBATE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Defibrillator today announces a casting update for the UK premiere of Speech and Debate by Stephen Karam whose play The Humans won four Tony Awards this year, including Best Play. (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Rockland/Westchester Regional Awards Update - NEXT TO NORMAL Winning Best Musical!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 9, 2016

Voting has opened for the 2016 BroadwayWorld Raleigh Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2016. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

Santa Barbara Film Festival to Honor Isabelle Huppert with Montecito Award
by Movies News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival announced today that Isabelle Huppert will receive their prestigious Montecito Award for her critically acclaimed role in Paul Verhoeven's Elle, a Sony Pictures Classics release. (more...)

Fall Back Into Wonderland as ALICE'S ADVENTURES UNDERGROUND and ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND Return
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Les Enfants Terribles and ebp in association with Creature of London are delighted to announce the smash hit "ALICE'S ADVENTURES UNDERGROUND" and the children's show "ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND" will both return to The Vaults in 2017. (more...)

Santa Barbara International Film Festival to Honor Isabelle Huppert with Montecito Award
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival announced today that Isabelle Huppert will receive their prestigious Montecito Award for her critically acclaimed role in Paul Verhoeven's Elle, a Sony Pictures Classics release. Given to a person in the entertainment industry who has made a great contribution to film, the award will be presented to her at a ceremony on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at the historic Arlington Theater. (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Omaha Regional Awards Update - Julie Fitzgerald Ryan, John E Jones and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 9, 2016

Voting has opened for the 2016 BroadwayWorld Jacksonville Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2016. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

Off-Broadway's 'Gazillion Bubble Show' Star Melody Yang to Be Featured on Amazon's MOZART IN THE JUNGLE
by TV News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Celebrated bubble artists, Guinness World Record holder, and star of the log running Off- Broadway Hit The Gazillion Bubble Show, Melody Yang will be featured in the third season of the upcoming award-winning Amazon series MOZART IN THE JUNGLE beginning December 9, 2016 (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Dallas Regional Awards Update - Xavier Orozco in Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 9, 2016

Voting has opened for the 2016 BroadwayWorld Dallas Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2016. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Regional Awards Update - INTO THE WOODS Leading!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 9, 2016

Voting has opened for the 2016 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2016. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

Photo Flash: Images from LOVE A New Play by Alexander Zeldin at the National Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

The press night for LOVE, a new play written through a devising process by Alexander Zeldin, takes place at the National Theatre on 13 December and production imagery has been released this afternoon. (more...)

Paulo Szot, Joyce DiDonato To Join the New York Philharmonic in New Year's Eve Concert, 12/31
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Tony Award winner and Metropolitan Opera baritone Paulo Szot will join Music Director Alan Gilbert, mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato, and the New York Philharmonic for the Orchestra's New Year's Eve celebration, Saturday, December 31, 2016, at 8:00 p.m., an evening of American classics including music by Rodgers & Hammerstein, Lerner & Loewe, and Copland. (more...)

Centenary Stage Company European Ballet Artist Headlines NJCYB's Production of THE NUTCRACKER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Internationally acclaimed artist, Nikola Hadjitanev from the Sophia Ballet in Bulgaria, will headline the performances of the NJ Civic Youth Ballet's (NJCYB) performance of NUTCRACKER When the Centenary Stage Company presents the final holiday programming of the season on Dec 16-18, at the Lackland Performing Arts Center in Hackettstown.  Hadjitanev will be performing the role of Snow Pas and Cavalier .   (more...)

Starry, Harold Prince-Helmed CANDIDE Adds Performances at New York City Opera
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

This January, the legendary Broadway visionary Harold Prince returns to New York City Opera to direct a new production of Leonard Bernstein's Candide. The production, choreographed by Emmy Award-winning and Tony Award-nominated choreographer Patricia Birch, brings together a versatile cast of Broadway veterans and rising opera stars to tell the story of Candide's adventures and tribulations in the "best of all possible worlds."  (more...)

BWW Book Review: BRUTUS AND OTHER HEROINES by Harriet Walter
by Marianka Swain - Dec 8, 2016

One of the big theatre stories of 2016 is women reclaiming Shakespeare, from Gillian Bevan's Cymbeline and Michelle Terry's Henry V to Glenda Jackson's Lear and Phyllida Lloyd's landmark all-female trilogy starring Harriet Walter. (more...)

Worthy's Experts Reveal Their Top Self Indulgent Holiday Picks In Its First-Ever Single Mom Gift Guide Blog Post
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

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11th Hour Theatre Company to Kick Off 2017 with Philadelphia Premiere of Rock Musical LIZZIE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

11th Hour Theatre Company brings 2017 in with a rock 'n roll bang. Three years ago, 11th Hour Company introduced audiences to LIZZIE in its Next Step Concert Series. (more...)

Scoop: THE GREAT INDOORS on CBS - Thursday, December 29, 2016
by TV Scoop - Dec 8, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE GREAT INDOORS, airing on CBS on Thursday, December 29, 2016! (more...)

SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL to Play Roanoke Children's Theatre for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

This holiday season, Roanoke Children's Theatre brings a fantastical, magical, musical adventure to the stage with SEUSSICAL, THE MUSICAL. (more...)

The Wooster Group's THE TOWN HALL AFFAIR Coming to Z Space
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Z Space and piece by piece productions will present The Town Hall Affair at Z Space, April 6-16, 2017. Press opening is Saturday, April 8 at 8pm. (more...)

Teaser Trailer for Marvel's SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING Coming Tomorrow!
by Movies News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Today, Marvel Entertainment turned to Twitter to announce that the SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING trailer teaser will be released tomorrow, December 8th. (more...)

New Book NEURODIVERSITY Embraces Neurological Differences
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Shattering the conventional notion of disability, Neurodiversity sheds light on autism spectrum disorder (ASD), attention deficit disorders (ADD/ADHD), dyslexia, and other neurological differences as natural human variations with their own challenges and strengths. While backed by brain science, the authors write from personal experience. (more...)

BWW Review: TheatreWorks Revives an Excellent DADDY LONG LEGS
by Harmony Wheeler - Dec 7, 2016

Like many, I was introduced to the charms of Daddy Long Legs when the show recently became the first Off-Broadway production to stream a performance live on the Internet. Bay Area audiences may have an advantage on the rest of the world, though, as the show had its origins at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley. The company is no stranger to Paul Gordon musicals, having given us an excellent revival of Emma as recent as last December. But Daddy Long Legs is perhaps the most fully realized of Gordon's works, exhibiting both his propensity for story-driven songs and some of his most exquisite ballads and duets. (more...)

Production Sound Mixing Workshop with Oscar Winner Chris Munro this January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

This will be an absolutely unique opportunity to develop your skills in Production Sound Mixing in Film with one of the main experts in activity in this discipline. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: First Listen! Anderson & Petty to Release New Christmas Single
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Transatlantic songwriting duo Anderson & Petty are thrilled to be releasing this brand new Christmas single just in time for the holidays and their London Christmas show. Sung and recorded by Jenna Nicole Schoen and David LaMarr, the single will be available for download on iTunes and Amazon next week. In the meantime, check out the music video for the song below! (more...)

Tina Fey, Emma Stone, Jon Hamm & More Attend THR's Women in Entertainment
by TV News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

The Hollywood Reporter hosted its 25th Annual Women in Entertainment Breakfast today, honoring Tina Fey with the Sherry Lansing Leadership Award and Ryan Murphy with the inaugural Equity in Entertainment Award. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Lovin The D' Episode of SCREAM QUEENS on FOX
by - Dec 7, 2016

On the next episode of SCREAM QUEENS on FOX titled "Lovin The D", The Chanels are overwhelmed when their TV idol, Dr. Scarlett Lovin (guest star Brooke Shields), visits the C.U.R.E. Institute. (more...)

Photo Flash: See Anna-Jane Casey and Ben Lewis in Rehearsals for ANNIE GET YOUR GUN
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Sharp shootin', smart talkin' Annie Oakley is a force to be reckoned with. But when she's pitched against the charming, fiercely competitive Frank Butler, has she finally met her match? (more...)

Washington National Opera Presents 2017 American Opera Initiative Festival, 1/13
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Washington National Opera (WNO) presents the fifth season of its acclaimed American Opera Initiative, a comprehensive commissioning program that brings contemporary American stories to the stage while fostering the talents of rising American composers and librettists. (more...)

Richard Armitage Performs 'Romeo and Juliet: A Novel' for Audible
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Audible Studios, a production arm of Audible.com, today announced the release of stage and screen actor Richard Armitage's heartfelt performance of David Hewson's Romeo and Juliet: A Novel. Hewson reimagined the world's most famous love story exclusively for Audible, and in it he plumbs both Shakespeare's classic play and its source material to produce a romantic, historical tragedy told in modern English that takes listeners through Juliet's search for individual identity at a time when women were rarely treated as though they had one. Armitage's performance is now available for download at audible.com/R&J. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 11/29/2016 - 12/6/2016
by - Dec 6, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 11/29/2016 - 12/6/2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for A Class Act NY's URINETOWN and ANNIE JR.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

On Saturday and Sunday, December 17-18, A Class Act NY, the award-winning acting studio for kids and teens, is proud to present Urinetown and Annie Jr. at the beautiful Off Broadway Five Angels Theater. Talented young actors, ages 7-20, have been rehearsing since October, and in two weeks, the shows will go up! (more...)

Winifred Haun & Dancers Presents TRASHED, 3/18-19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Winifred Haun & Dancers will present the premiere of an all new international artistic collaboration, “Trashed,” on March 18 & 19 at Aloft Circus Arts.  Trashed is choreographed by Winifred Haun and renowned Australian Circus Art, Emma Serjeant, who will also perform in the work. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of DADDY LONG LEGS at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley
by Stage Tube - Dec 6, 2016

From the creator of Jane Austen's Emma and the adaptor of Les Miserables comes an intimate musical valentine that captivated the Bay Area and has since charmed audiences in London, Tokyo, and New York. Its joyous return for the holidays is set in suffragette-era New England, where a spirited orphan girl is sent to a prestigious college by a mysterious benefactor. Her heart-warming journey to independence, education, and romance is chronicled in a wealth of witty letters and glorious songs.  Watch highlights of the show below! (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Tom Hanks, Emma Watson Star in Tech Thriller THE CIRCLE
by Movies News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Tom Hanks and Emma Watson star in the first trailer for EuropaCorp's tech thriller THE CIRCLE,  based on Dave Eggers international best-seller. The film hits theaters on  April 28, 2017. (more...)

BRING IT ON Brings School Spirit to Art House!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Two casts, one great show! (more...)

American Theater Company to Launch 'Opening Weekend' Series with MEN ON BOATS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

American Theater Company (ATC) launches its new Opening Weekend program initiative during the first weekend of performances for Men on Boats by Jaclyn Backhaus, directed by ATC Artistic Director Will Davis, Jan. 6-8, 2017 (full run Jan. 6-Feb. 12, 2017). (more...)

Cast Complete for CINDERELLA at the London Palladium; Previews Start This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Qdos Entertainment's production of Cinderella begins previews at the London Palladium this Saturday, 10 December 2016, with press night on Wednesday 14 December 2016. This five-week limited run the over the festive season concludes on Sunday 15 January 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: Teatro Vivo's NUESTRA PASTORELA is a Heartwarming Holiday Comedy For All Ages
by Lacey Cannon Gonzales - Dec 6, 2016

NUESTRA PASTORELA is written by David Lozano and Jeffry Farrell and is presented in Austin by Teatro Vivo. This is an adaptation of a Mexican Pastorela; a traditional retelling of the Nativity told from the shepherds' perspective. Traditionally, the shepherds must defy the temptations of the seven deadly sins set posed by the devil follow the star to Bethlehem. This story sets the tone for the holiday season with the important message that good will always triumph over evil. In this comedic variation, the traditional Pastorela receives a humorous makeover and the three shepherds at the center of the story are portrayed as clowns. (more...)

North Shore Civic Ballet Premieres 12 DANCERS DANCING... A CHRISTMAS IN CAMBRIDGE, 12/16
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

he North Shore Civic Ballet (NSCB) will premiere and present new work in the annual '12 Dancers Dancing...A Christmas in Cambridge'.  The holiday event will be shown on December 16 and 17 at 8:00 p.m. at the Dance Complex, located at 536 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, Massachusetts, in the Julie Ince Thompson Theater.  The program features new dance pieces presented by 18 area Boston dance companies.  Original choreography and an array of dance styles and inspirational work will be shown. (more...)

Tina Jensen to Host 'STRONGER TOGETHER' to Support the ACLU
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

As millions across the nation wring their hands and ask, "What do we do now?" Tina Jensen, formerly of The Glamz, answers the plea with STRONGER TOGETHER: A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF UNITY and benefit for the American Civil Liberties Union.  (more...)

BWW Review: The Syracuse City Ballet presents THE NUTCRACKER at The Crouse Hinds Theater
by Natasha Ashley - Dec 5, 2016

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ArcLight Cinemas and the Chicago Architecture Foundation Presents - ArcLight Presents...Architecture Afternoons with CAF
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

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Freeform to Present 'Moments to Celebrate' Programming Event, Beginning 12/26
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Just because the stockings are empty and the presents are all unwrapped doesn't mean the celebrating is over before the New Year begins. (more...)

Emma Stone-Hosted SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE Grows Versus Year-Ago Night
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The Dec. 3 telecast of SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, with host Emma Stone and musical guest Shawn Mendes, scored a 4.4 rating, 11 share in 'live plus same day' household results from the 56 local markets metered by Nielsen Media Research and a 2.1/10 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters. (more...)

Top Tumblr Trends Of 2016 Revealed In Platform's Annual 'Year in Review'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

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InterAct Theatre Kicks off the New Year with World Premiere of MARCUS/EMMA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

What does it mean to be radical? InterAct Theatre Company presents a vision of two of America's wildest activist leaders, Marcus Garvey and Emma Goldman, in Mary Tuomanen's poignant, twisted, and darkly funny MARCUS/Emma.  This gripping play could not be more relevant, challenging the audience to relate Garvey's and Goldman's subversive ideas surrounding tensions of race, gender, sexuality, culture, capitalism and socialism to our current political climate.  Tuomanen's voice is fresh and exciting -- a luminary in Philadelphia's arts scene, she was recently rated Best Theatre Talent 2015, by Philadelphia Magazine. (more...)

BWW Review: A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS IN WALES at STNJ is a Theatrical Gem
by Marina Kennedy - Dec 5, 2016

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey (STNJ) welcomes the holiday season with a true theatrical gem, A Child's Christmas in Wales now through January 1st.The show features outstanding direction by Joseph Discher, musical direction by Robert Long and a stellar cast. (more...)

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