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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.



Meryl Streep, Matt Damon & More Among Final Slate of OSCAR Presenters
by TV News Desk - Feb 25, 2017

Oscar® producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd announced the final slate of presenters for the 89th Oscars® telecast. (more...)

BWW Review: FREAKY FRIDAY at the La Jolla Playhouse
by E.H. Reiter - Feb 25, 2017

'Freaky Friday' at the La Jolla Playhouse is plaing through March 19th (more...)

Australia's Woodes Drops 'Bonfire' Remixes + Adds SXSW Shows
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Woodes is the moniker of 24-year-old Melbourne-based producer, singer and songwriter Elle Graham. (more...)

BWW Review: LIZZIE, Greenwich Theatre
by Debbie Gilpin - Feb 24, 2017

A rock musical about a suspected Victorian murderess - not your average night at the theatre, by any stretch of the imagination. Enter Lizzie, making its UK premiere at Greenwich Theatre. Tim Maner's book takes the infamous real life case and draws on several of the theories that have been devised over the years to try and explain the (as yet) unsolved crimes. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief February 24th, 2017 - John Leguizamo Off-Broadway, 'IGUANA' at A.R.T., CONCERT FOR AMERICA and More!
by Jessica Khan - Feb 24, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! This weekend's big news: John Leguizamo's LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS begins tonight, THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA, starring James Earl Jones, opens this evening at A.R.T., and the next CONCERT FOR AMERICA is set for Saturday! (more...)

BWW Review: THE UNDERSTUDY, Canal Café Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - Feb 24, 2017

Directed by Russell Lucas and brilliantly presented in the round in a room that isn't really designed for a production as such, The Understudy sees a brilliant U.K. premiere as part of Canal Cafe Theatre's American Season. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Broadway Tributes LA LA LAND In Anticipation of Oscars
by Stage Tube - Feb 24, 2017

Actors from the cast of Paramour recently filmed a tribute video to the new hit movie musical La La Land in anticipation of Oscars night, for which the film has been nominated 14 times. (more...)

VIDEO: New BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Featurette 'Brings Beauty to Life'
by Movies News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Go behind the scenes with the Emma Watson, director Bill Condon, and the rest of the cast of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST in the new featurette 'Bringing Beauty To Life' (more...)

Photo Flash: Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Cast Take London by Storm
by Movies News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The cast and filmmakers from Disney's live-action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST including Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Josh Gad, Emma Thompson, Ian McKellen, Stanley Tucci, Audra McDonald, director Bill Condon and composer Alan Menken, continued their way through Europe (more...)

BWW Experts and Stage and Screen Stars Pick the 2017 Academy Award Winners
by Matt Tamanini - Feb 24, 2017

Time is running out to get your 2017 Oscars Pool picks in, so we here at BroadwayWorld have put together a team of experts and stage and screen stars to help you in your prognostication. The stars lending their acting and filmmaking expertise are Broadway and CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND star Donna Lynne Champlin; UNDATEABLE and the West End's Dewey Finn in SCHOOL OF ROCK, David Fynn; Broadway and CHICAGO MED star Patti Murin; and one of the stars of the new Broadway musical Caesar Samayoa. (more...)

BWW Review: A LESSON BEFORE DYING at The Encore Theatre
by Bryan-Keyth Wilson - Feb 24, 2017

A LESSON BEFORE DYING by Romulus Linney is based on the novel by Ernest J. Gaines. I remember reading the book, and I was familiar with the screen adaptation starring Don Cheadle and Mekhi Phifer, but the stage play I didn't know. So, the Encore Theatre's production, directed by Harold J. Haynes, was something I was looking forward to. (more...)

Scoop: THE GREAT OUTDOORS on CBS - Thursday, March 9, 2017
by - Feb 24, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE GREAT OUTDOORS, airing on CBS on Thursday, March 9, 2017! (more...)

BAD PANDA at Fantastic.Z Theatre this Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Fantastic.Z Theatre's heartfelt and hilarious season begins with Bad Panda, a play by Megan Gogerty of the Iowa Writer's Workshop that's been performed from Beijing to Baltimore and is receiving its Northwest Premier in Seattle! (more...)

CABARET Announces Digital Lottery at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center is delighted to announce a $25 ticket lottery for Cabaret, which will play the Fox Cities P.A.C. from February 28-March 5.  (more...)

Red Tape & Walkabout Theater Present MOTHER OF SMOKE this Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 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 The Broadway at Pride Arts Center, 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. The press opening is Thursday, March 23 at 8 pm.  (more...)

The Dallas Opera Presents the Acclaimed Glyndebourne Production of The Turn of the Screw
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Dallas Opera is proud to present a landmark of modern opera new to the company's repertoire: THE TURN OF THE SCREW by Benjamin Britten, with a libretto by Myfanwy Piper. dark and gripping tale is based on the atmospheric, nineteenth-century novella by Henry James. This production from England's Glyndebourne Festival Opera opens on Friday, March 17, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. at the Winspear Opera House. Three additional performances of THE TURN OF THE SCREW will take place on March 19, 22, and 25, 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: Combined Efforts' LEAP! Variety Show Adds Acts for Show Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Combined Efforts (combinedefforts.org) will present "LEAP!," its second annual variety show, on Monday, Feb. 27, 7:30 p.m. at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts (CCPA). (more...)

Ryan Gosling, Meryl Streep and More Among Final Wave of Presenters for 89th OSCARS
by Movies News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Oscar producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd announced the final slate of presenters for the 89th Oscars telecast. (more...)

New York Philharmonic To Return To BRAVO! Vail, 7/21-28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The New York Philharmonic will return to Bravo! Vail in Colorado, celebrating its 30th season, for the Orchestra's 15th annual summer residency, July 21-28, 2017. The residency will include six orchestral concerts that honor the Philharmonic's legacy on the occasion of its 175th anniversary season and the conclusion of Alan Gilbert's tenure as Music Director. (more...)

Record-Breaking Opening Weekend Projected for Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by Movies News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The three-day opening weekend of Disney's live-action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is on track to earn $100 million at the box office, with some sources estimating the film will take in over $120 million. (more...)

TimeLine Theatre Welcomes 2017-18 Playwrights Collective
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

TimeLine Theatre Company has announced the playwrights who will be in residence during 2017 and 2018 with its Playwrights Collective, the company's new-play incubator. (more...)

Photo Flash: FUNNY GIRL Starring Sheridan Smith and Chris Peluso Launches UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Funny Girl, starring Sheridan Smith, officially launched the major UK and Ireland tour last night. Playing opposite Sheridan Smith is Chris Peluso as Nick Arnstein - they will perform in Manchester, Milton Keynes, Liverpool, Bristol, Edinburgh, Birmingham, Newcastle, Southampton, Bradford, Southend, Cardiff and Dublin. The run will extend for a further two weeks, returning to Manchester to complete its run with Smith and Peluso playing the final dates. (more...)

New Theatre Presents the Australian Premiere of CONSENSUAL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

"Give the facts, show the photos, but don't get too close unless you want your head blown off."  (more...)

BWW Review: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Young Vic
by Debbie Gilpin - Feb 23, 2017

'The course of true love never did run smooth.' A famous line from one of Shakespeare's most well known and well loved plays - and when Joe Hill-Gibbins is at the helm, you can be certain that the production won't be straightforward either. (more...)

CABARET at Fox Cities PAC Announces Digital Ticket Lottery
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center is delighted to announce a $25 ticket lottery for Cabaret, which will play the Fox Cities P.A.C. from February 28-March 5.  (more...)

Hallmark to Present Record Number of Original Holiday Films in 2017
by TV News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

As committed as we are at keeping the magic in Christmas at Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, even we have to admit: Christmas movies do not just magically happen. (more...)

Scoop: THE FOSTERS on FREEFORM - Tuesday, March 14, 2017
by - Feb 23, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE FOSTERS, airing on FREEFORM on Tuesday, March 14, 2017! (more...)

Tricycle Theatre's Fourth Annual TAKEOVER Sees Expansion To Six Partner Venues Across Brent
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Today the Tricycle Theatre announces initial programming for its fourth Takeover. Six venues across the borough will host more than 25 free events, screenings, performances and masterclasses across a 13 day period in April. During the Takeover, young people from across London will be invited to get involved as audiences, workshop participants and performers. (more...)

Shortlists Announced, Voting Open for 2017 Also Recognised Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Shortlists for the third annual Also Recognised Awards have been announced by MyTheatreMates, founded by Mark Shenton and Terri Paddock. These audience-voted industry accolades celebrate talent in fields often overlooked by other award bodies. Voting is now open for all categories and closes on Sunday 26th March 2017. Cast your vote at www.mytheatremates.com/AlsoRecognisedAwards-2017! (more...)

VIDEO: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Cast & Crew Kick Off Worldwide Press Tour in Paris
by Movies News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Earlier this week,  the cast and filmmakers from Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, including Emma Watson, Dan Stevens Josh Gad, Luke Evans, Alexis Loizon, director Bill Condon and composer Alan Menken, gathered in Paris for the launch of the movie's worldwide press tour. (more...)

Hoff-Barthelson Music School HB Artist Series Presents Violinist Anca Nicolau
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Violinist Anca Nicolau performs a program of Bach, Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven on Hoff-Barthelson Music School's HB Artist Recital Series on Sunday, March 26, 2017, at 7:30 pm at the Greenville Community Church, 270 Ardsley Road, Scarsdale. Joining Ms. Nicolau are fellow Hoff-Barthelson faculty member cellist Maxine Neuman and guest artist, pianist Steven Lubin. Program subject to change. (more...)

Samantha Barks, Arthur Darvill, Maxwell Caulfield and More Announced for London Musical Theatre Orchestra's HONEYMOON IN VEGAS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

After the resounding success of Rodgers & Hammerstein's State Fair (Cadogan Hall November 2016) and the sell out concert of Alan Menken & Lynn Ahrens' A Christmas Carol (Lyceum Theatre, December 2016), with numerous five star reviews for both performances, The London Musical Theatre Orchestra is delighted to announce the full casting for its first concert of the 2017 season, the hit Broadway musical Honeymoon in Vegas. (more...)

3 Shows Only! Imago Theatre Presents SAVAGE/LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Ten eclectic performers explore provocative musings on love with drama, dance, humour, physical theatre and song. (more...)

High Concept Labs Announces Its Spring 2017 Sponsored Artists
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

High Concept Labs (HCL) today announces the Spring 2017 lineup of its flagship Sponsored Artist Program. Eight artists and collaboratives will develop, rehearse, and present new work for Chicago audiences this season. In conjunction with rehearsal and performance space, HCL provides Sponsored Artists with administrative, marketing, production, documentation, and development assistance. 2017 marks the seventh year of the Sponsored Artist Program. (more...)

BWW Interview: Shenandoah University's Four Leading Guys & Dolls
by Christopher Castanho - Feb 22, 2017

Winchester, Virginia's very own Shenandoah Conservatory's production of Guys and Dolls runs this weekend only, from Friday, February 24th through Sunday, February 27th in the Ohrstrom-Bryant Theatre on the campus of Shenandoah University. The boisterous and witty musical is led by Carolyn Coulson (Director), with Rick Edinger (Music Direction), and Jacob Brent (Choreography). I was lucky enough to sit down with four of the show's leading guys and dolls: Taylor Bloom (Sky Masterson), Adia J Seckel (Sarah Brown), Stevie Bovo (Nathan Detroit), and Freya Falkenstein (Miss Adelaide) and hear about their personal experiences working on the Shenandoah production. (more...)

Globiana & crossculture academy Announce Merger
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

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Hezron Chetty Presents TALES FROM THE VIOLIN at Alexander Upstairs
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Hezron Chetty presents a show that will take you into the dark and fantastic world of a traveling violinist. The show is a deep biographical account of what happens when a musician takes a plunge into an unknown world of music filled with factual characters and events that will make you question the road less traveled. (more...)

BWW Review: THE GIRL BEFORE by J.P. Delaney
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Feb 22, 2017

First there was GONE GIRL by Gillian Flynn. Then there was THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN by Paula Hawkins. Now, the big thriller to pick up is THE GIRL BEFORE by debut author J.P. Delaney. (more...)

Cast Complete for American Premiere of ANGRY YOUNG MAN at Urban Stages
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Urban Stages, Frances Hill, Founding Artistic Director, has announced the cast of the American Premiere of the award-winning drama Angry Young Man by award-winning playwright Ben Woolf, directed by Stephen Hamilton. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 2/14/2017 - 2/21/2017
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Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 2/14/2017 - 2/21/2017. (more...)

Casting Announced for YOU'RE HUMAN LIKE THE REST OF THEM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Directed by Carla Kingham. Set and Costume Design by Ruta Irbite. Lighting by Kieron Johnson. Sound by Max Pappenheim. Produced by Audrey Thayer. Presented by Marricdale Productions in association with Neil McPherson for the Finborough Theatre. Supported by the B. S. Johnson Estate. (more...)

Cal State Fullerton's Spring 2017 Season Opens with THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Cal State Fullerton's Spring 2017 Season opens with William Shakespeare's classic comedy The Two Gentlemen of Verona directed by Professor Mark Ramont and running February 24-March 12, 2017 in the Young Theatre on campus. (more...)

BWW TV: Audience Members from Around the World React to BAT OUT OF HELL in Manchester
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 21, 2017

The world premiere of the long-awaited Jim Steinman's Bat Out of Hell - The Musical will take place in London's West End at the London Coliseum, opening on Tuesday 20 June 2017, following previews from 5 June, for a limited season until 22 July 2017. The show began previews at Manchester Opera House on 17 February and will run until 8 April 2017. Audience members have traveled across the globe to see the show - find out what they thought below! (more...)

GAME OF THRONES' Hannah Murray to Lead an All-Female Cast in a Thrilling New Production of POSH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

OLD MONEY. NEW PROBLEMS. DIFFERENT GENDER. Hannah Murray (Skins, Game of Thrones, Untitled Detroit Project) is to lead the cast for the world premiere of an all-female version of Posh. Full casting for the production has been announced today. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief February 21st, 2017 - EVERYBODY Off-Broadway, Florence Henderson Memorial and More!
by Jessica Khan - Feb 21, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Branden Jacobs-Jenkins's EVERYBODY opens this evening Off-Broadway, and stars gather to celebrate Florence Henderson at the Music Box Theatre today! (more...)

European Union Baroque Orchestra to Move to Belgium Because of Brexit
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

The European Union Baroque Orchestra is moving to Belgium for fear that their musicians will be affected by the Brexit vote.   (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Cast of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Prepare to Enter the World of Wonka
by Walter McBride - Feb 21, 2017

See brand-new shots of Willy Wonka and his band of lucky golden ticket holders from the latest cast photo call for 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'. See Christian Borle and all the fresh young faces of the cast below! (more...)

VIDEO: Check Out New Footage in All-New 'Dresses' BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Featurette
by Movies News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Meet costume designer Jacqueline Durran and check out new footage in an all-new BEAUTY AND THE BEAST featurette titled 'Dresses,' released today. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - Hasbro Reveals New BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Toy Line
by Movies News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

At this weekend's Toy Fair held in New York City,  Hasbro revealed its 2017 product line of toys inspired by Walt Disney's highly anticipated live-action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Emma Watson Perform 'Belle' in Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST!
by Movies News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

BWW has a first look at Emma Watson performing the film's opening number 'Belle'! Check it out below.  (more...)

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