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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.



ONEOHONE Theatre Company to Bring Interactive Storytelling to Theatre N16 in April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

After creating a splash on the Edinburgh and Brighton Fringes, including winning the FringeGuru Editor's Choice Award and being nominated for 'Most Groundbreaking Act' by Latest 7 Magazine, ONEOHONE returns to London with a mix of old and new scenarios, running April 4th - 8th 2017 at Theatre N16. (more...)

Disney's Live-Action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST to Cross $500 Million at Global Box Office
by Movies News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Internationally, the film took in an additional $17.8 million on Thursday, bringing its overseas sum to $262 million and worldwide total to $490.6 million. The site predicts the movie will easily cross the $500 million mark worldwide today. (more...)

1812 Productions to Present Marc Camoletti's HAPPY BIRTHDAY Farce
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

1812 Productions, Philadelphia's all comedy theatre company, will present the Philadelphia premiere of Marc Camoletti's raucous farce Happy Birthday. (more...)

BWW Review: GYPSY at Maltz Jupiter Theatre Nestles Delightfully Inside the Box
by Sofia Carianna, Student Critic - Mar 24, 2017

When faced with any classic musical, a production must look in the dressing room mirror and ask itself one question: are we brave? (more...)

ROMEO + JULIET to Join Watermill's TWELFTH NIGHT on Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Following an incredibly successful 2016 run at The Watermill Theatre, Paul Hart's Romeo + Juliet will be performed in repertoire alongside a brand new production of Twelfth Night.  This exciting national tour celebrates the theatre's 50th anniversary.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Red Tape Theatre & Walkabout Theater Company Present MOTHER OF SMOKE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Red Tape Theatre and Walkabout Theater Company are pleased to present the world premiere of MOTHER OF SMOKE, a co-created production inspired by the collision of Chuck Mee's Trojan Women: A Love Story and Anton Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard, playing March 23 - April 15, 2017 at Pride Arts Center (The Broadway), 4139 N. Broadway, Chicago. Directed by Walkabout's Artistic Director Thom Pasculli+, MOTHER OF SMOKE features original writing by Emma Stanton+, Morgan McNaught, Lucas Baisch and Ruth Margraff* with original music and text by Lucia Thomas. Tickets are currently available at www.redtapetheatre.org.  (more...)

Dylan's Candy Bar to Curate Wonderful Concoctions for Broadway's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Famed chocolatier Willy Wonka, on behalf of producers Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, Langley Park Productions and Neal Street Productions, announces that Dylan Lauren (via her candy empire Dylan's Candy Bar) will be the official curator of all promotional things digestible, edible and wonderfully tasty for the new Broadway musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. (more...)

ONCE UPON A TIME's Jennifer Morrison and More Round Out Cast of Matthew Perry's THE END OF LONGING at MCC Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

MCC Theater today announced complete casting for the American Premiere of the play The End of Longing, a new play written by and starring 'Friends' star Matthew Perry in his NYC playwriting and stage acting debuts. (more...)

Michael Morpurgo to Sign, Chat 'ADOLPHUS TIPS' at The Drama Book Shop
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

The Drama Book Shop will welcome celebrated author Michael Morpurgo (War Horse) for a discussion and signing of The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips. (more...)

Photo Flash: Shuffle Off with Brand-New Shots of 42ND STREET in London
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

42nd STREET, the quintessential backstage musical comedy classic, is currently in previews at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane for an opening on 4 April 2017. BroadwayWorld has a fresh batch of production photos below! (more...)

VIDEO: Check Out DEADPOOL/BEAUTY & THE BEAST Musical Mashup
by Movies News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Below, check out a fan-made musical mashup of DEADPOOL and BEAUTY AND THE BEAST featuring an adult version of the rousing number “Gaston” from the original musical! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Vicki Lewis in GYPSY at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Let us entertain you with one of America's most beloved classic musicals! March brings the dazzling stage hit Gypsy to the Maltz Jupiter Theatre's stage. Inspired by the memoirs of the legendary burlesque performer Gypsy Rose Lee, this story follows the dreams and efforts of a powerhouse stage mother to get her two daughters into show business. Scroll down for a first look at Vicki Lewis and more in action! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Foundation For New American Musicals Presents FUTUREFEST at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 23, 2017

Open Hydrant Theater Company at The Point and The Foundation of New American Musicals proudly presents the Third Annual Future Fest at 54 Below. (more...)

Ruth Gemmell and Emma Paetz Star in the World Premiere of NO PLACE FOR A WOMAN at Theatre 503
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

The wife of a prison camp commandant is throwing a party. She asks her husband for champagne. Instead he brings home a ballet dancer from the camp. (more...)

Scoop: THE GREAT INDOORS on CBS - Thursday, April 13, 2017
by TV Scoop - Mar 23, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE GREAT INDOORS, airing on CBS on Thursday, April 13, 2017! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at DON JUAN IN SOHO Starring David Tennant
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

David Tennant (DJ) plays the title role in Patrick Marber's Don Juan in Soho with Adrian Scarborough as Stan and Gawn Grainger as Louis. (more...)

Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY Musical to Headline Cleveland Play House's 2017 New Ground Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Cleveland Play House (CPH) will debut four inventive and bold new works during their 2017 New Ground Theatre Festival. This year's New Ground will run from May 11-20. (more...)

FUNNY GIRL, Starring Natasha J Barnes and Darius Campbell, to Play The Marlowe This May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

West End leading lady Natasha J Barnes and recording artist Darius Campbell lead the cast of Funny Girl at The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, in May. (more...)

Scoop: DANCING WITH THE STARS on ABC - Monday, March 27, 2017
by - Mar 22, 2017

Get all the scoop on DANCING WITH THE STARS, airing on ABC on Monday, March 27, 2017! (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsals for HONK! at the Union Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

This Easter, Honk! the musical returns to London in a brand-new, actor-musician egg-stravaganza, filled with puppetry, magic and illusions. And water guns! (more...)

The York Theatre Company Announces Cast and Creative Team For MARRY HARRY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Interim Executive Director; David McCoy, Chairman of the Board), dedicated to the development of new musicals and the preservation of musical gems from the past, announces the Off-Broadway premiere of the new musical Marry Harry, with book by Jennifer Robbins (Hudson River Blues) and music and lyrics by Dan Martin and Michael Biello (In My Body, The Cousins Grimm). (more...)

Wildclaw Theatre presents THE WOMAN IN BLACK
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

WildClaw Theatre Company proudly presents THE WOMAN IN BLACK previews Tuesday, March 21st and Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017, press opening, Thursday, March 23rd with public opening Friday, March 24th. The classic bone-chilling play will be performed at The Den Theatre 1333 N Milwaukee Chicago. Thursday-Sundays until April 23rd. Thurs-Sat at 7:30pm, Sundays at 3pm. (more...)

BWW Review: JEKYLL & HYDE at the Engeman
by Melissa Giordano - Mar 22, 2017

To start, this article will probably not do this incredible production justice. The Engeman's latest, Jekyll & Hyde, The Musical is absolutely electrifying and the Broadway caliber cast is positively glorious. This is, without a doubt, a must see for the season. And by the reaction of the sold out audience on opening night, you may want to get your tickets quickly as this runs through April 30th. (more...)

BWW Review: CABARET Moves Madisonians at The Overture Center
by Scott Rawson - Mar 22, 2017

As I've stated before, theater should speak to people. This production of Cabaret spoke volumes to me and feels particularly poignant in today's political climate.   (more...)

Alan Gilbert Conducts Final Weeks with the NY Philharmonic
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Music Director Alan Gilbert begins his final weeks by leading the New York Philharmonic in Schoenberg's A Survivor from Warsaw and Beethoven's Symphony No. 9. The program juxtaposes the tragedy and optimism of human experience through Schoenberg's depiction of the horror of the Holocaust and the message of hope, brotherhood, and joy in Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. Schoenberg's A Survivor from Warsaw will feature Gabriel Ebert as narrator (in his Philharmonic debut) and the men of the Westminster Symphonic Choir, directed by Joe Miller. Beethoven's Ninth Symphony will feature soprano Camilla Tilling, mezzo-soprano Daniela Mack (debut), tenor Joseph Kaiser (debut), bass-baritone Eric Owens, and the Westminster Symphonic Choir, directed by Joe Miller. The performances will take place Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, May 4 at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, May 5 at 8:00 p.m.; Saturday, May 6 at 8:00 p.m.; and Tuesday, May 9 at 7:30 p.m. The program will be presented without intermission. (more...)

Scoop: LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT 3/22 - 3/31 on CBS
by TV Scoop - Mar 22, 2017

Get all the scoop on LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT 3/22 - 3/31, airing on CBS (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 3/14/2017 - 3/21/2017
by - Mar 21, 2017

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 3/14/2017 - 3/21/2017. (more...)

LA BELLA Y LA BESTIA, la mayor apertura de 2017 en España
by Felipe Velasco - Mar 21, 2017

La nueva version de LA BELLA Y LA BESTIA de Disney ha recaudado 5,6 millones de euros de viernes a domingo, lo que supone un 56% de la taquilla total. Hasta hoy dia 21 de marzo lleva acumulados 6,2 millones de euros y se acerca al millon de espectadores.  (more...)

Syracuse University Department of Drama presents MAJOR BARBARA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

"The greatest of evils and the worst crime is poverty," declared George Bernard Shaw in the introduction to his famous play "Major Barbara". Written in 1906, this deliciously provocative comedy is the next offering in the Syracuse University Department of Drama season. Performances in the Storch Theatre at the Syracuse Stage/Drama complex begin March 31, with the official opening night on April 1. (more...)

Bill Frisell Makes Queensland Debut in WHEN YOU WISH UPON A STAR
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Hailed as one of the most innovative and influential guitarists of the past quarter of a century, Bill Frisell will make his Queensland debut at the Concert Hall, Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) on Friday 9 June 2017. (more...)

VIDEO: Simone Biles Leads DANCING WITH THE STARS
by Stage Tube - Mar 21, 2017

The 24th season of ABC's Dancing With the Stars kicked off Monday night with new celebrities, including Fifth Harmony singer Normani Kordei with Valentin Chmerkovskiy; Olympic figure skater Nancy Kerrigan with Artem Chigvintsev; actor Chris Kattan with Witney Carson; rodeo professional Bonner Bolton with Sharna Burgess; Charo with Keo Motsepe; The Bachelor's Nick Viall with Peta Murgatroyd; Glee's Heather Morris with Maksim Chmerkovskiy; Baseball player David Ross with Lindsay Arnold; Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' Erika Jayne with Gleb Savchenko; NFL star Rashad Jennings with Emma Slater; A Team star Mr. T with Kym Herjavec and Gold Medal Olympic gymnast Simone Biles with Sasha Farber. (more...)

NIVELLI'S WAR, Inspired by True Story of Magician Herbert Levin, to Appear at New Victory Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

???????Nivelli's War, inspired by the true story of "The Magician of the Holocaust" is a brand new play about an unlikely friendship forged in the aftermath of World War II. Following its three-week run at the Lyric Theatre in Belfast, Nivelli's War will make its U.S. and Off-Broadway Premiere at The New Victory Theater from April 28 to May 11, 2017. (more...)

CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG Will Fly Into Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Coming to The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre this spring is the area's regional theatre premiere production of the high-flying musical Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. The family friendly production, based on the classic film, was announced as part of the theatre's 2017 Mainstage Season last year by producers. The musical will take flight at the area's only year-round producing theatre beginning April 7th. (more...)

BWW Review: RAGTIME at Ford's Theatre is Rapturous
by Charles Shubow - Mar 21, 2017

Do not miss this spectacular presentation of the Tony Award-Winning musical. (more...)

Photo Coverage: First look at The Ohio Educational Theatre Association's ONCE ON THIS ISLAND
by Jerri Shafer - Mar 21, 2017

Once on this Island is an adaptation of novelist Rosa Guy's My Love, My Love, which is in turn inspired by Hans Christian Andersen's The Little Mermaid. The annual All-Ohio Show is one of the most exciting projects that the Ohio EdTA offers to Thespians in Ohio. Thirty-eight students from nineteen different high schools around Ohio are featured in this production.  The show rehearses over 3 long weekends before opening the State Thespian Conference. The All-Ohio show intends to provide participating students with the experience of working on an advanced level of theatrical production. Involvement in the All-Ohio show is a special honor for the participants and schools, as well as an unforgettable experience for everyone involved. (more...)

Scoop: ONCE UPON A TIME on ABC - Sunday, March 26, 2017
by - Mar 21, 2017

Get all the scoop on ONCE UPON A TIME, airing on ABC on Sunday, March 26, 2017! (more...)

Columbia Stages with WalkUpArts presents HAIR directed by Ari Rodriguez
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Columbia Stages with WalkUpArts is proud to present Ari Rodriguez's (Columbia MFA Directing Candidate 2017) production of HAIRwith a cast of actors all over the age of 55.  (more...)

Scoop: THE GREAT INDOORS on CBS - Thursday, April 6, 2017
by TV Scoop - Mar 20, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE GREAT INDOORS, airing on CBS on Thursday, April 6, 2017! (more...)

Andrew Rayel Announces 'Moments' (Armada) Album & World Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Unstoppable. Ferocious. Magical. The live DJ-performances of Andrew Rayel are an art form and all the world's a stage. Rayel's ever-expanding legions of admirers have been clamoring for his next full-length studio album since 2014's Find Your Harmony. (more...)

Scoop: BABY DADDY on FREEFORM - Monday, April 10, 2017
by - Mar 20, 2017

Get all the scoop on BABY DADDY, airing on FREEFORM on Monday, April 10, 2017! (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Regina vs Evil Queen on Next ONCE UPON A TIME
by TV News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

It's Regina vs the Evil Queen on the next episode of ONCE UPON A TIME on ABC. Check out the promo for the 'Page 23' episode airing next Sunday! (more...)

Richard Booth, Farrell Cox, and More Announced for ALICE'S ADVENTURES UNDERGROUND
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Les Enfants Terribles and ebp in association with Creature of London are delighted to announce the cast of "ALICE'S ADVENTURES UNDERGROUND" which returns to The Vaults at Waterloo from 15 April 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: DRUNKS at Whim Productions
by Alan Portner - Mar 20, 2017

Audience learns how the movie business works with a combination of drugs, alcohol, wild sex, porn, and wild insecurity (more...)

VIDEO: Julie Andrews Lashes Out at Trump's Proposed Budget Cuts During TV Appearance
by TV News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Last night, star of stage and screen Julie Andrews appeared on the UK's THE PROJECT via video link from Brisbane, and spoke out against Donald Trump's proposed budget cuts which will slash funding to the arts. (more...)

BWW Blog: Emma Suttell - As One Journey Ends… Another Begins
by Guest Blogger: Emma Suttell - Mar 20, 2017

With one final set of bows, the second and final weekend of Honk the Musical has come to an end. All around the room tears were shed as our choreographer reminded us all that never again would we work on the same project with the same group of people. The lighthearted cast had one final laugh together as our vocal director told jokes before we took the stage for the last time.  (more...)

BWW Review: Frank Wildhorn and Friends Bring Powerful Vocals to BYU
by Tyler Hinton - Mar 20, 2017

Tony-nominated composer Frank Wildhorn returned to Brigham Young University on Friday, March 17, 2017 to perform his music with Broadway vocalists. It was an absolute treat to hear Wildhorn's exhilarating music performed by such powerful vocal talent. It was a non-stop parade of impressive performance upon impressive performance. (more...)

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST OST Climbs to The Top of The Charts
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Walt Disney Records' 'Beauty And The Beast' Original Motion Picture Soundtrack climbs its way to the top of the charts, barely a week after the opening of its live-action remake. The soundtrack is currently charting on several digital platforms in the Philippines: (more...)

Broadway Sessions Welcomes HARTT School Grads and Alum
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2017

BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway guest each week. The show is created and hosted by Ben Cameron (Bway Wicked, Aida and Footloose) and features musical director Joshua Stephen Kartes on piano.  (more...)

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Enchants at the Box Office Breaking March Opening Records
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2017

According to Entertainment Weekly, Disney's live-action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is living up to expectations with excellent box office figures. In its opening weekend the film made $170 million domestically, an historical record for any March opening. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Cast of JEKYLL & HYDE Celebrates Opening Night at the John W. Engeman Theater
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 19, 2017

The John W. Engeman Theater's prduction of JEKYLL & HYDE opened last night and BroadwayWorld was at the after party to celebrate the occasion.  (more...)

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