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BURIED CHILD Announces Final Casting, Including Charlotte Hope of GAME OF THRONES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Charlotte Hope (Myranda in Game of Thrones, Allied, A United Kingdom), Jack Fortune (King Lear, Route Irish, Sparkling Cyanide), Barnaby Kay (A Streetcar Named Desire, The Real Thing, Wuthering Heights) and Gary Shelford (Twelfth Night, Angry Young Man) join the previously announced multi award-winning, international star Ed Harris (forthcoming HBO series from J.J. Abrams & Jonathan Nolan; Westworld, Pollock, The Hours and The Truman Show), Golden Globe winner Amy Madigan (Twice in a Lifetime, Roe vs. Wade), and Jeremy Irvine (War Horse, The Railway Man, Now is Good) to complete the cast in Sam Shepard's Pulitzer & Obie prize winning play, Buried Child, following a critically acclaimed New York run earlier this year. (more...)

THE MARKED Transfers to London's Ovalhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

Following 5-star sell-out successes at Edinburgh Fringe 2016, Theatre Témoin bring The Marked to London's Ovalhouse, using mask, puppetry and physical theatre to navigate a haunting, mystical world inspired by real-life stories of homelessness. (more...)

Third Rail Rep to Screen NT Live's 'BRIDGE', THREEPENNY OPERA and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

A theatre trip to London not in the cards this fall? Then catch the top British productions close to home as Portland's Third Rail Repertory Theatre's (more...)

BWW Review: No Need to Wait: WAIT UNTIL DARK
by Daniel Collins - Sep 26, 2016

Baltimore's Everyman attempts a pre-Halloween scare with WAIT UNTIL DARK now through Oct. 9th. (more...)

Jeremy Irvine Joins Golden Globe Winners and Oscar Nominees Ed Harris and Amy Madigan in BURIED CHILD
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

One of the finest actors of his generation, Jeremy Irvine (Steven Spielberg's War Horse, The Railway Man, Now is Good and forthcoming films Fallen, Billionaire Boys Club, and This Beautiful Fantastic) will make his West End debut in Sam Shepard's Pulitzer & Obie prize winning play, Buried Child. (more...)

THE RIVALS Revel at the Citizens Theatre, 2 - 19 November
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Citizens Theatre Artistic Director Dominic Hill directs a new co-production between Bristol Old Vic, Citizens Theatre, Glasgow and Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse of Richard Brinsley Sheridan's The Rivals this autumn. The elegant yet earthy 18th-century comedy of manners features some of the most enduring and eccentric comic characters in British theatre and plays at the Citizens Theatre from 2 to 19 November. (more...)

ORWELLIAN, Starring Larry Cedar, Comes to The United Solo Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Enter the dystopian world of George Orwell via this one-hour stage adaptation based on three of the author's most popular works. Through Orwell's literary prism, visit the chaotic kitchens of Down & Out in Paris & London, a barnyard on the brink of creature revolt in Animal Farm, and the futuristic hell that is 1984. (more...)

BWW Review: WAIT UNTIL DARK at Everyman Theatre - Another Whodunit by Playwright Frederick Knott
by Charles Shubow - Sep 21, 2016

Megan Anderson once again excels starring in this mystery. (more...)

Everyman Launches Dinner and Conversation Series, ReWINEd
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Everyman Theatre is excited to announce ReWINEd, a new series of curated dinners and play-based conversations at Dovecote Cafe, featuring local produce from Strength to Love, a Baltimore based urban farm. This new event will take place at the cafe over three Sunday evenings: October 2, November 6 and December 18, from 6PM TO 9PM. (more...)

Gecko Theatre Teams with Suffolk Mind to Launch New Project on World Mental Health Day
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

This autumn Gecko is developing a series of events and resources to allow audiences to further explore issues of mental well-being raised in the show as it tours in England. The company has teamed up with mental health charity Suffolk Mind as the lead partner on the project, and will also work with local mental health networks in each city that Institute is touring to. (more...)

The Royal Sonesta Harbor Court to Host 2016/17 Season Kick-Off Party Benefiting Everyman
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

The Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Baltimore Hotel is honoring Everyman Theatre for 25 years of excellence in Baltimoreby hosting Shake 'n' Stir, a Season Kick-Off Party to benefit Everyman, on October 8, 2016 at 7 PM. The highlight of the evening will be a menu of specially crafted cuisine and cocktails that are themed to match each show of the 2016/17 Season. The event will also include dancing, a photo booth, raffles and more. (more...)

One of 2013 and 2014's Biggest Hits, FRED AND ALICE is Back on Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

??Fred & Alice is a joyous celebration of individuality. With over 130 performances to date Fred & Alice, one of the biggest hits of 2013 and 2014, is back on tour, and will be gracing the Everyman Theatre's stage this October. (more...)

CallBack Theatre Set to Present FRED AND ALICE at the Everyman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Fred & Alice is a joyous celebration of individuality. With over 130 performances to date Fred & Alice, one of the biggest hits of 2013 and 2014, ?is back on tour, and will be gracing the Everyman Theatre's stage this October. (more...)

Christopher Jackson to Juggle HAMILTON with Role on New CBS Drama Series
by TV News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

As BWW has previously reported, Tony nominated actor and HAMILTON star Christopher Jackson takes on the role of fashion-conscious stylist Chunk Palmer on the new CBS drama BULL, premiering tomorrow night 9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT. (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...)

Cast Complete for LAZARUS, Starring Michael C. Hall, in London
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Ahead of its hugely anticipated European premiere in a brand new 900-seater venue at Kings Cross Theatre, London, full casting for David Bowie and Enda Walsh's Lazarus is announced today. (more...)

Women's Voices Take Spotlight in Second Season of Everyman Salon Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Everyman Theatre is excited to announce the return of the Salon Series Women's Voices in the 16/17 Season. Thanks to last season's overwhelming demand and sold-out performances, this year, the informal play reading series will increase from four to six plays and will take place over the entire 16/17 Season. The six plays of The Salon Series complement the Main Stage production and feature the work of female playwrights. These Salon readings will also be directed by the women of Everyman's Resident Acting Company and hosted by well-known and accomplished women in our area. (more...)

Photo Flash: Take a First Look at Frantic Assembly's Stunning THINGS I KNOW TO BE TRUE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Production photography is now available for the UK premiere of Things I Know To Be True, an exciting international co-production betweenFrantic Assembly and State Theatre Company of South Australia. The play is currently in previews at Lyric Hammersmith and opening night will be Friday 16th September, ahead of its tour to Oxford, Warwick, Liverpool, Salford and Chichester.  (more...)

Lynn Nottage's SWEAT Rounds Out Cast at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for the New York premiere of SWEAT by Lynn Nottage. (more...)

New Production of DISCO PIGS to Play Everyman
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Born seconds apart, Darren and Sinead, aka Pig and Runt, live in a fantasy world all of their own in Cork City. Trash TV, disco beats and a load of cheap booze have fuelled this obsessive friendship. But as they go for their 17th birthday binge, reality violently collides with their fantasy and their world begins to crumble. (more...)

PLASTIC FIGURINES, Play About Life with Autism, Comes to London This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Celebrating a decade of new theatre making, Box of Tricks is thrilled to announce the transfer of Ella Carmen Greenhill's movingly funny and touching play PLASTIC FIGURINES to New Diorama Theatre in London from 27 September - 22 October 2016. (more...)

RENT Begins Rehearsals Today! Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

The full cast and further dates have been announced for a new 20th Anniversary production of Jonathan Larson's of Pulitzer Prize- & Tony Award-Winning Musical RENT. Robert Mackintosh and Idili Theatricals Limited, in association with Theatr Clwyd, are delighted to announce the addition of further dates to the tour schedule for the new 20th Anniversary production of Jonathan Larson's ground-breaking Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning musical RENT. Rehearsals start today, Monday 12 September, under the direction of Bruce Guthrie. (more...)

English Language Premiere of 2,500 Year-Old Drama, THE SUPPLIANT WOMEN, Announces Casting
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Fifty women will leave everything behind. They board a boat in North Africa and flee across the Mediterranean. They are escaping forced marriage in their homeland, hoping for protection and assistance, seeking asylum in Greece. (more...)

Nick D' and The Believers Release Brand New EP, 'Crown'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Indie-pop rockers, Nick D' and The Believers, recently released their brand new EP, Crown. 'The new tracks are different from what we've done before,' said frontman and primary songwriter, Nick D'Andrea. (more...)

UG! COMEDY SHOW!! Now @ Exile Above 2A!!!: Tuesday Oct. 11th, 2016 ed.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2016

UG! COMEDY SHOW!! Tuesday Oct. 11th, 2016 ed. Todd Montesi & Richard James present awesome comics in front of a cool supportive crowd in the epicenter of hip NYC the East Village. Featuring both established comic veterans you've seen on TV to the up and comers, UG! guarantees a swell time all for FREE! We've also got tons of drink specials! So what are you waiting for? Come down and UG! it with us!!! (more...)

The Off Broadway Alliance will Present A Free Casting Panel Discussion
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

The Off Broadway Alliance, the organization of Off Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing firms, will hold the next event in its Free Seminars series, focused on the Off Broadway Casting Process on Sunday October 23rd, 2016. (more...)

Fellini's Oscar-winning LA STRADA Comes to the Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Kenny Wax Ltd in association with Cambridge Arts Theatre & Bristol Old Vic present  The Belgrade Theatre Coventry's Production  Based on the subject and script work by Federico Fellini, Ennio Flaiano and Tullio Pinelli Directed by Sally Cookson, Composed by Benji Bower. (more...)

HotForTheatre and Galway International Arts Festival Announce Tour of 'LUCK JUST KISSED YOU HELLO
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

HotForTheatre and Galway International Arts Festival today announced the 2016 national tour of Luck Just Kissed You Hello, by Amy Conroy. This production will be presented by HotForTheatre and Galway International Arts Festival, directed by Caitriona McLaughlin and will star Amy Conroy, Mark Fitzgerald and Will O'Connell. (more...)

Jason Graae, Harley Jay and Rebecca Ann Johnson to Star in RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET at Rubicon
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

Rubicon Theatre Company has announced the complete cast of RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET, a fabulously campy send up of 'Forbidden Planet' and other sci-fi film and TV shows of the 1950s which melds plot elements from The Tempest with language from multiple plays by Shakespeare. (more...)

Hackney Empire Announces Full Cast for SLEEPING BEAUTY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

Hackney Empire today announced the full cast of its brand new pantomime for 2016, Sleeping Beauty. The West End's leading lady Alexia Khadime (Wicked, The Book of Mormon, The Lion King) will be returning to the site of her stage debut to star as Princess Tahlia (Sleeping Beauty). She will be joined by Olivier Award-winner Sharon D Clarke who returns to Hackney Empire after her appearance in Mother Goose in 2014. They are joined by Gavin Spokes who makes his dameing debut, he joins the Hackney Empire family straight from his Olivier Award-nominated performance as Nicely Nicely Johnson in Guys and Dolls in the West End. (more...)

BWW Interview: Marc Baron Ginsburg of EVITA at Cabrillo Music Theatre
by Cary Ginell - Oct 4, 2016

In Cabrillo Music Theatre's new production of Evita, the role of Che, the narrator figure based on Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara, is played by Marc Baron Ginsburg. A Philadelphia native, Ginsburg has enjoyed a varied career on both coasts prior to coming to Cabrillo. His favorite roles include Aaron (First Date,) Lord Farquaad (Shrek), Lawrence Jameson (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels), and Quixote/Cervantes (Man of La Mancha), among many others. He also played Fagin in Cameron Mackintosh's First National Tour of Oliver! Marc and his wife Liza, who is also a performer, are recent parents of a son, Phoenix, who was born in June. We talked to Marc about his career and his approach to the key role he is playing in Evita. (more...)

David Bowie and Enda Walsh's LAZARUS Begins Rehearsals Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

Rehearsals begin today for the European premiere of David Bowie and Enda Walsh's LAZARUS, ahead of preview performances from Tuesday 25 October in a brand new 900-seater venue at Kings Cross Theatre built specifically for the production. Playing for 13 WEEKS ONLY until Sunday 22 January 2017, LAZARUS will have its official opening night on Tuesday 8 November 2016. (more...)

Stage Adaptation of Elena Ferrante's Neapolitan Novels Headlines New Rose Theatre, Kingston's Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

With John Malkovich's acclaimed production of Good Canary entering its final week, Rose Theatre Kingston today announces its new season for 2017.  Headlining the season is the world premiere of My Brilliant Friend, a two-part adaptation of Elena Ferrante's Neapolitan quartet of novels which have become a global literary sensation.  The true identity of the author is a mystery, with Elena Ferrante a pseudonym used by the writer, but speculation over the weekend suggested that the author had been unmasked.   (more...)

Parents in Performing Arts (PIPA) Announces Best Practice Action Research Project
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

Today, Parents in Performing Arts (PIPA), a Consortium of 18 leading Industry organisations, announces its first major piece of work, a Best Practice Action Research Project. PIPA campaigns for equal opportunities and access to work for those with caring responsibilities. (more...)

Theatre Lovett to Tour A FEAST OF BONES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

A deliciously dark musical fable for children and adults starring renowned Irish vocalist Lisa Lambe is on tour.  Recently returned from a whirlwind tour of USA Theatre Lovett, one of Ireland's leading companies making work for all ages bring their classic slapstick, song and theatricality to audiences young and old. A sell out show at Dublin Theatre Festival in 2013 A Feast of Bones is a deliciously dark retelling of Henny Penny, a classic fable of survival. Featuring live music, an original score, and some dazzling musical talent; Lisa Lambe, Martin Brunsden (Hot House Flowers).  (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Coming to the Everyman: A major new dance theatre performance from the makers of The Blue Boy, Have I No Mouth and This Beach. (more...)

Cherry Jones to Make West End Debut in John Tiffany's THE GLASS MENAGERIE with Michael Esper, Brian J. Smith, and Kate O'Flynn
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

John Tiffany returns to the West End for the first time since the international critical hit Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts One and Two, to bring his acclaimed production of The Glass Menagerie to the Duke of York's Theatre for a limited season. (more...)

Jodie Prenger to Star in First Major Revival Tour of SHIRLEY VALENTINE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Willy Russell's heart-warming comedy Shirley Valentine premiered in 1986 and took the world by storm. In celebration of its 30th Anniversary the first major revival of this national treasure will embark on a UK tour in 2017. Opening on Thursday 2 March in Bromley, Shirley Valentine will star much loved actress Jodie Prenger as Shirley. (more...)

Guest Blog: Amit Lahav and Ezra Hewing On Mental Health and INSTITUTE
by Guest Blog: Ezra Hewing - Oct 19, 2016

Gecko's Artistic Director Amit Lahav and the Head of Mental Health Education at Suffolk Mind, Ezra Hewing, have teamed up to produce a series of mental health workshops and discussions that will run alongside Gecko's autumn tour of Institute, which begins tonight. The play follows four male characters as they struggle to prepare themselves to leave treatment for the outside world. Amit and Ezra explain how their partnership came about and how important it is for theatre to be tackling this subject. (more...)

Star Productions Presents JAY LENO One Night Only
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center has announced today that Star Productions will present Jay Leno, performing his stand-up comedy show, at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center on Friday, March 10 at 8 p.m.  (more...)

THE HIP HOP NUTCRACKER Heads to the Fabulous Fox for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

The Hip Hop Nutcracker, a contemporary dance spectacle set to Tchaikovsky's timeless music, is a holiday mash-up for the entire family. Produced by the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) and co-commissioned by United Palace of Cultural Arts, The Hip Hop Nutcracker will kick off its second North American tour on November 17, spanning 23 cities including at stop in St. Louis at the Fabulous Fox Theatre on Wednesday, December 21 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

BWW Review: Don't Cry for Cabrillo's Must See EVITA
by Don Grigware - Oct 17, 2016

Tim Rice's & Andrew Lloyd Webber's Evita has had a thirty-eight year international love affair with the public since it  premiered in 1978 in London and in 1979 on Broadway. The newest revival in regional theatre is currently at Cabrillo in Thousand Oaks until October 23 only. An operetta based on Eva Duarte Peron and husband Juan Peron of Argentina, the story documents the rise to power of a simple peasant girl to the rank - almost - of Vice-President of her country. I say almost because she became too ill to accept the nomination in 1951 and passed into immortality in 1952 after a seven year reign as First Lady of Argentina, which began in 1946. Evita: criminal or saint? has been the topic of books and documentaries. Eva (more...)

BWW Preview: Travel Back to DAYS OF FUTURE PASSED With Standing Room Only
by Natalie de la Garza - Oct 14, 2016

It's not easy to pin down Standing Room Only's DAYS OF FUTURE PASSED, the upcoming one-act 'special event' featuring music from the Moody Blues. It's a concert, or is it a cabaret? It's a musical, of the jukebox variety, but it's almost operatic, and a fringe theatre event. It's a journey. However you want to describe it, despite being built around music from 1967, it's definitely more than just nostalgia. (more...)

National Theatre of London in HD's THE THREEPENNY OPERA and FRANKENSTEIN Come to the Big Screen at The Ridgefield Playhouse this Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

 Craig's Fine Jewelry Live in HD Series at The Ridgefield Playhouse brings two encore screenings of National Theatre of London to the big screen in October!  Mack the knife is back in town!  On Friday, October 28 at 6:30 p.m. it's The Threepenny Opera.  (more...)

Theater J Presents THE CHRISTIANS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

One of the most talked about new plays in American theater makes its DC premiere this Fall. Theater J will present Lucas Hnath's critically acclaimed The Christians, November 16 - December 11. (more...)

HotForTheatre and Galway International Arts Festival Present LUCK JUST KISSED YOU HELLO
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

HotForTheatre, in association with the Galway International Arts Festival, are delighted to bring Amy Conroy's fiercely funny and intensely moving play Luck Just Kissed You Hello to the Everyman theatre. Having premiered at Galway International Arts Festival 2015, and received rave reviews, this wonderful play returns for a national tour this November. (more...)

BWW Review: Chris Gethard's CAREER SUICIDE is Anything But
by Melanie Votaw - Oct 11, 2016

It comes as no surprise that Judd Apatow is a good judge of quality entertainment. Along with Mike Berkowitz and Brian Stern, he's currently presenting Chris Gethard's one-man show, CAREER SUICIDE, at the Lynn Redgrave Theater, playing through Nov. 27. (more...)

Mark Da Vanzo Joins Everyman & Playhouse as Managing Director
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse have appointed Mark Da Vanzo to the newly-created role of Managing Director. Da Vanzo joins the theatres from Pitlochry Festival Theatre and will work closely with the joint CEOs Executive Director Deborah Aydon and Artistic Director Gemma Bodinetz. (more...)

Jen Silverman's THE ROOMMATE to Make East Coast Debut at Everyman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

Hot off of the heels of its successful Humana Festival premiere, Jen Silverman's hilarious hit play The Roommate will make its East Coast debut at Baltimore's Everyman Theatre starting October 26th. (more...)

Finborough Theatre Adds Performances for ADDING MACHINE: A MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

Following the critically acclaimed opening of the UK premiere of the hit Off Broadway musical Adding Machine: A Musical, composed by Joshua Schmidt, with libretto by Jason Loewith and Joshua Schmidt, and based on the classic play by Elmer Rice, two further matinee performances have been added to the sell-out run - on 12 and 19 November at 3pm. Josh Seymour directs Joseph Alessi (Mr Zero), Kate Milner-Evans (Mrs Zero), Joanna Kirkland (Daisy Dorothea Devore) and Edd Campbell Bird (Shrdlu), with James Dinsmore (Mr One and as cast), Helen Walsh (Mrs One and as cast), George Rae (Mr Two and as cast), and Sue Appleby (Mrs Two and as cast). (more...)

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