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BWW Reviews: Paper Chairs' THE SUICIDE a Lively, Hysterical Satire
by Jeff Davis - May 30, 2014

There's no shortage of incredible pieces of art and theater that were lost, at least temporarily, during the Stalinist era of Communist Russia. Thank God, though, that Nikolai Erdman's absurdist masterpiece The Suicide somehow survived. Had it not, the world would be without one of the best commentaries on Communist society's impact on the freedom of the individual to think, feel, and be for themselves. Additionally, Austin theatergoers would be without one of the best theatrical productions of the year. (more...)

LJMU to Partner with Everyman & Playhouse Theatres for Next Three Years
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) and the Everyman and Playhouse Theatres have announced that the University will be the theatres' Principal Partner for the next three years. The deal strengthens existing ties between the two organisations, providing further opportunities for LJMU students to learn from industry experts and enjoy enhanced career development opportunities. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Michael Shannon and More in TFANA's THE KILLER, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

Academy Award nominee Michael Shannon (Revolutionary Road) plays Berenger in Eugene Ionesco's The Killer in a production that also features Kristine Nielsen, Paul Sparksand Robert Stanton. The Killer is newly translated by Michael Feingold and is directed by Darko Tresnjak (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder). Last produced Off-Broadway in 1960, The Killer is the final production of Theatre for a New Audience's inaugural season at Polonsky Shakespeare Center, 262 Ashland Place. Previews began on, May 17, at 7:30pm for an opening tonight, May 29, and a scheduled run through Sunday, June 29. Below, BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of TFANA's THE KILLER, Starring Michael Shannon
by Stage Tube - May 29, 2014

Watch the video below for a sneak peek at THE KILLER by Eugène Ionesco and newly translated by Michael Feingold, directed by Darko Tresnjak and featuring Kristine Nielsen, Michael Shannon, Paul Sparks, and Robert Stanton in a company of 20 actors! The show opens June 1, and runs through June 29 at Theatre for a New Audience's Polonsky Shakespeare Center in Brooklyn. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 5/25/2014
by BWW - May 25, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/25/2014 for Houston (more...)

Mad Cow Theatre Presents HAIR, 6/6-7/6
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2014

It's the dawning of the age of Aquarius at Mad Cow Theatre as we prepare to present the Tony Award-winning rock musical HAIR, June 6 - July 6 in The Harriett Theatre. (more...)

Frantic Assembly Extends THE BELIEVERS Through 24 May at Tricycle Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

Due to popular demand, acclaimed theatre company Frantic Assembly today announced a week's extension at the Tricycle Theatre for the world premiere of The Believers, a new play by award-winning playwright Bryony Lavery, in a co-production with Theatre Royal Plymouth. (more...)

Jason Durr to Lead BLACK COFFEE UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

Few actors come with sleuthing skills as sharp as Jason Durr who begins his run as the celebrated investigator Hercule Poirot in the Queen of Crime, Agatha Christie's, espionage classic Black Coffee at Croydon's Ashcroft Theatre on June 3rd 2014. (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 8
by - Jun 8, 2014

Upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, June 8, 2014. (more...)

BWW Reviews: TRIBES Delivers a Unique Experience at Everyman Theatre
by Lori Weglein - Jun 6, 2014

Every now and then you come across a true theater experience, and Tribes at Everyman is one of them. (more...)

Matthew Kelly and Simon Greenall to Star in Richard Bean's TOAST at the Park Theatre, Aug 27-Sept 21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

The Park Theatre has announced the casting of Matthew Kelly and Simon Greenall in Snapdragon Productions' forthcoming production of Toast by Richard Bean. Snapdragon previously produced the successful Thark with Clive Francis and The Dead Wait. (more...)

globalFEST Comes to Lincoln Center Out of Doors, 7/27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

globalFEST (globalfest.org), North America's premier springboard organization for world music, hits the great outdoors, thanks to its upcoming collaboration with Lincoln Center Out of Doors (LCOutofDoors.org) on July 27, 2014. Festivities will include a selection of international music-related documentary films, an early afternoon family-oriented program, and a literally underground global bass stage. (more...)

JEEVES AND WOOSTER IN PERFECT NONSENSE Extends at Duke of York's Theatre, Thru Jan 17
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

'What ho! Turns out, Jeeves and I belong on stage. I'm having a splendid time at the Duke of York's Theatre with Jeeves and we shall continue recounting the complex case of that ghastly girl Gussie Fink-Nottle, my Aunt Dahlia and that dastardly cow-creamer until 17 January 2015. Of course Jeeves will be in touch in due course to update everyone with any information you might require to enjoy a topping night at the theatre' - Bertie Wooster (more...)

New Dameon Garnett Play Coming to Finborough Theatre in July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

Following a reading as part of Vibrant 2013 - A Festival of Finborough Playwrights, the world premiere of a new play from Liverpool playwright Dameon Garnett, 17 opens at the Finborough Theatre for a limited run of six Sunday, Monday and Tuesday performances on Sunday, 20 July 2014 (Press Night: Monday, 21 July 2014 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Dance Lineup Announced for Lincoln Center Out of Doors 2014, Beg. 7/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

From July 20 through August 10, Lincoln Center Out of Doors will offer more than 100 free performances across the Lincoln Center campus. The 44th season of the popular summer festival features premieres and debuts, family programs and a wide range of music and dance events. (more...)

BWW Reviews: The Mint Digs Up 1930 French Farce, DONOGOO
by Michael Dale - Jun 25, 2014

Clever projections steal this revival of Jules Romains' satire of European colonialism. (more...)

Olney Theatre Announces 2014-2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

Olney Theatre Center, Maryland's destination for professional theater performance and education, proudly announced its 2015 Season at the opening of its current hit show, Avenue Q, on Saturday, June 16. One of Maryland's two state theaters, Olney Theatre Center continues its commitment to producing great American classics, new works, as well as family-friendly shows in its 77thyea (more...)

BOTTLENECK Comes to the 2014 Edinburgh Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

Bottleneck by Luke Barnes, directed by Steven Atkinson and performed by James Cooney, returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, after a hit run in 2012, playing at Underbelly's Topside at 13.30 Wednesday 30July - Sunday 24August. (more...)

The New Everyman Wins RIBA National Award
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

The Everyman has been announced as a winner in the 2014 Royal Institute of British Architects Awards (RIBA) National Award, the most rigorously-judged awards for architectural excellence. The winners go forward for consideration for the Stirling Award shortlist, which will be announced on 17th July. (more...)

Photo Flash: Rehearsal Photos for RICHARD III Starring Martin Freeman, July 1 to Sept 27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

Gina McKee (Di & Viv & Rose, King Lear, Ivanov, Our Friends In The North, Notting Hill) will play Queen Elizabeth, alongside the previously announced Martin Freeman (Clybourne Park, The Hobbit, Sherlock, Fargo) as Richard III in Jamie Lloyd's first production of his second season at Trafalgar Transformed, Richard III, running from 1 July to 27 September, with press night on 8 July. (more...)

BWW Reviews: A Split Decision for Soulpepper's TWELVE ANGRY MEN
by Catherine Kustanczy - Jun 18, 2014

The celebrated 1957 film 12 Angry Men is a drama that began its life on television as part of a CBS series, Studio One, where it premiered in 1954. The work, penned by ex-serviceman Reginald Rose and inspired by his direct experience as a juror, went on to win an Emmy, and in its later form, an Academy Award nomination. It tells the story of twelve jurors who debate the fate of a sixteen year-old Latino boy on trial for murdering his father. The work starts out with one Not-Guilty vote, and explores the various prejudices of each juror (none of whom are given names) while simutaneously examining the nature of justice on both epic and intimate levels. (more...)

BWW Reviews: TRIBES - Everyman Theatre Makes Theatre Accessible to the Deaf and Hard-Of-Hearing Communities
by Charles Shubow - Jun 13, 2014

Personal handheld closed captioning devices are available at every performance (more...)

The Royal Court Theatre Announces Full Casting for THE NETHER, Jul 17-Aug 9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

The full casting has been announced for Royal Court Theatre and Headlong co-production of The Nether by Jennifer Haley. (more...)

Woolly Mammoth to Host Improvised Theatre & Spoken Word Mix During RODNEY KING
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company announces the run of Roger Guenveur Smith's 'deeply moving' (The New York Times) Rodney King, an electrifying solo show that explores the legacy of a complex historical American icon. Smith, a celebrated artist noted for his performances in Spike Lee films such as Do the Right Thing and Malcolm X, was last at Woolly in 1996 with his stirring solo performance piece, A Huey P. Newton Story. A part of The Capital Fringe Festival, all tickets to this limited two-week engagement of Rodney King will be $35. (more...)

Royal Greenwich Festivals Presents Greenwich+Docklands International Festival, 20-28 June
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

From the top of Greenwich Park Hill you can look out on one of most spectacular views of the capital - a city of ingenuity, creativity and resourcefulness. With this inspiration, GDIF 2014 invites you to experience familiar streets and public spaces as they're transformed by over 50 outdoor events from leading UK and International artists - from gravity-defying aerial choreography to global stories of war and peace; encounters between the living and the dead and a house turned inside out; from a pop-up desert island to a flying ship of dreams. This summer at GDIF the magic of outdoor theatre shows the world in a different light, urging audiences to look at the world anew. (more...)

Robert Dubac's THE BOOK OF MORON Begins 7/11 at Vintage Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

Robert Dubac's 'The Book of Moron' takes up residence at the Vintage Theatre in Aurora for three weekends in July. Performances are 8pm on Fridays and Saturdays and 2pm on Sundays from July 11 through July 27. Tickets are $25.00 ($20.00 advance purchase), with teenagers 13 - 19 years old getting in free with a paid adult, and are now on sale by calling 303-856-7830 or on line at vintagetheatre.org. The Vintage Theater is located at 1468 Dayton St., Aurora, CO 80010 (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Tim Firth's Award-Winnging THIS IS MY FAMILY Ahead of Sheffield Run and National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2014

Following a critically acclaimed, award-winning run last year in the Studio, Daniel Evans' production of Tim Firth's musical This Is My Family returns to Sheffield Theatres from Thursday 9 - Saturday 18 October, ahead of a national tour to Royal & Derngate Northampton, Belgrade Theatre Coventry, Liverpool Playhouse and The New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich. (more...)

Photo Flash: Rehearsals Underway for Stephen Sondheim Society's GOD, July 8-12
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2014

Rehearsals are now well underway for GOD, the 20th anniversary celebration show from the Stephen Sondheim Society, which pays tribute to Mr Sondheim and his genius. (more...)

Lee Wilkof, Bobby Moreno and More Set for Playwrights Horizons' BOOTYCANDY and GRAND CONCOURSE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2014

Playwrights Horizons has announced initial casting for its upcoming 2014/2015 Season. The announcement includes casting for the first two shows of the season: initial casting for BOOTYCANDY, the New York premiere of a new play written and directed by Obie Award winner Robert O'Hara (In the Continuum, Antebellum, Insurrection: Holding History); and initial casting for GRAND CONCOURSE, the World Premiere of a new play by playwright and two-time Obie Award-winning actress Heidi Schreck (There Are No More Big Secrets, Creature), directed by Kip Fagan (The Revisionist, Asuncion). (more...)

Simon Callow to Bring THE MAN JESUS on UK Tour from 10 Sept
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2014

Ros Povey, Zoe Simpson and Seabright Productions present Simon Callow in the Lyric Theatre Belfast production of The Man Jesus by Matthew Hurt. Directed by Joseph Alford, the upcoming UK tour runs 10th September - 4th November 2014 with a stop at the Wset End's Lyric, Shaftesbury Avenue on 6th October 2014. (more...)

Samantha Bond, Tom Hiddleston Among Nuffield's Associate Actors; 2014-15 Season to Feature Coen Brothers' THE HUDSUCKER PROXY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2014

Nuffield Creative and Executive Director, Sam Hodges, announces the company's 50th anniversary season marked by the appointment of a team of new Associate Actors, to join the current team of Associates. (more...)

Everyman Theatre Begins Rehearsals for Theresa Rebeck's THE UNDERSTUDY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Everyman Theatre began rehearsals today for the 2014/15 season opener, The Understudy. Theresa Rebeck's comedic look into the backstage world of show biz runs from August 27th through September 28th. The three-person cast features Everyman Resident Company Members Clinton Brandhagen, Danny Gavigan and Beth Hylton. Joseph W. Ritsch makes his Everyman directorial debut with the production. (more...)

Tony & Olivier Winner Jonathan Pryce Joins Cast of HBO's GAME OF THRONES
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Pryce, a Tony and Olivier winner, will play the High Sparrow. His character is described as: 'A devout and pious man, the High Sparrow came to King's Landing to serve those forgotten by much of the world - the poor, the downtrodden and the infirm - and quickly amassed a large following. His fellow believers have swarmed over the city, ministering to the lowest and decrying the corruption of the highest.' (more...)

BWW Reviews: RING OF FIRE at CLO Cabaret Weaves Music and Narrative Together
by Greg Kerestan - Jul 24, 2014

Journey back to the roots of country and rock and roll, as the CLO tears down the fences between revue, book musical and concert. (more...)

Daniel Betts, Zackary Momoh and More Star in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD - Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Casting for Regent Park Open Air Theatre's production of To Kill A Mockingbird was announced today. Daniel Betts will play Atticus Finch alongside Zackary Momoh as Tom Robinson, Christopher Akrill as Boo Radley. Original cast member and composer Phil King will reprise his role. (more...)

Gemma Bodinetz to Direct Bristol Old Vic's JUNO AND THE PAYCOCK
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse Artistic Director Gemma Bodinetz will direct Sean O'Casey's Juno and the Paycock in a major co-production with Bristol Old Vic. The cast will be led by Niamh Cusack as the eponymous Juno and Des McAleer as her husband Jack Boyle. The production is at Bristol Old Vic from 5 to 27 September before moving to the Liverpool Playhouse from 1 to 18 October. (more...)

Alec Baldwin, David Henry Hwang and More Covered at the 92Y in 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

92Y celebrates all things Theater -- plays, musicals (including theater's sister, movie musicals), songwriters, actors, playwrights -- even Broadway ghosts! (more...)

Alex Bourne, Yvette Robinson & More to Star in New Wolsey Theatre's MIDSUMMER SONGS; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

From Thursday 4 to Saturday 27 September 2014, Ipswich's New Wolsey Theatre presents the World Premiere of their brand new musical MIDSUMMER SONGS by Peter Rowe and Ben Goddard. The full cast of actor-musicians has been announced today. (more...)

BWW Reviews: CATF 2014: ONE NIGHT Features Excellent Special Effects and Performances, but Poor Plot and Pacing
by Johnna Leary - Jul 21, 2014

Though featuring excellent individual performances by talented actors and spectacular lighting and special effects, One Night suffers from a confusing script, two dimensional characters and dragging pace. (more...)

Everyman & Playhouse Names Nick Bagnall as New Associate Director, Lindsey Alvis as Producer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse have appointed director Nick Bagnall as their first permanent Associate Director. Bagnall joins the company following the success of The Last Days of Troy at Royal Exchange, Manchester and Shakespeare's Globe. The theatre's artistic team will also be bolstered by the appointment of Lindsey Alvis, who was previously with Headlong, as Producer. (more...)

CONSTELLATIONS to Play Circa Theatre, July 26-Aug 23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2014

CONSTELLATIONS is an openly honest and humorous revelation of the 'what-ifs' in life, and the multiple possibilities within one relationship. It is an unmissable, universe shifting show that will challenge how you see life, and change how you live it. (more...)

SSMT's MARY POPPINS to Open 7/23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre (SSMT) hosts the regional premiere of the practically perfect musical Mary Poppins, opening July 23. (more...)

Festival Theatre Reopens After Major Redevelopment
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Chichester Festival Theatre celebrated the successful completion of a highly ambitious 21-month, £22 million redevelopment project this week, with the official reopening of its much-loved Grade 2* listed building. (more...)

The Dirty Blondes to Make FringeNYC Debut with THE TUNNEL PLAY, 8/9-21
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

The Dirty Blondes, a feminist theater company with a taste for provocation, present this brand new play -- THE TUNNEL PLAY -- by playwright and Artistic Director Ashley Jacobson, directed by Courtney Laine Self, in their first ever production in the New York International Fringe Festival. (more...)

BWW Reviews: HEY, HEY, LBJ and BETHESDA Play the Capital Fringe
by Jennifer Perry - Jul 13, 2014

While 'Bethesda' and 'Hey, Hey LBJ' - the first two Fringe offerings I saw - don't fall into the category of being ready for primetime, there are several good elements in both pieces from which to build. (more...)

Jenna Russell, Jonathan Slinger & Marc Elliott to Reprise Roles in West End Transfer of URINETOWN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

Olivier Award winning Jenna Russell, star of the RSC, Jonathan Slinger, and EastEnders' Marc Elliott, reprise their acclaimed roles, Penelope Pennywise, Officer Lockstock and Mr. McQueen respectively, in the West End transfer of Jamie Lloyd's ground breaking, splash hit production of Urinetown The Musical. (more...)

Claybourne Elder & Brynn O'Malley to Lead Signature Theatre's SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

Signature Theatre is proud to announce the cast of Sunday in the Park with George, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award®-winning musical (more...)

Kix Brooks Set for St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights Concert Series, 7/31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

Kix Brooks – one half of country's most decorated duo of all time – delivers his chart-topping music to the St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights concert series on Thursday, July 31. The concert, presented by Park City Institute, starts at 7 p.m. (gates open at 5:30 p.m.) at Deer Valley Resort's Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater. Lawn and reserved seating tickets are available. (more...)

URINETOWN Transfers To Apollo Theatre From Sept 29, 2014!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

Director Jamie Lloyd's critically acclaimed, sell-out production of Urinetown The Musical, will transfer to the Apollo Theatre, running from 29 September 2014. (more...)

Everyman & Playhouse Autumn Season to Feature World Premiere of Jeff Young's BRIGHT PHOENIX
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

The first season with the Everyman and Playhouse back together has been extraordinary; thousands flocked to the opening weekend and the Everyman has since earned a national RIBA award and North West building of the year. Now the theatres look ahead to an autumn season featuring three ambitious new productions, full of invention and humanity. (more...)

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