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NOLLYWOOD DREAMS and More Slated for Manhattan Theatre Club's 2016 Ernst C. Stiefel Reading SeriesNOLLYWOOD DREAMS and More Slated for Manhattan Theatre Club's 2016 Ernst C. Stiefel Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2016

Manhattan Theatre Club just announced the lineup for this spring's Ernst C. Stiefel Reading Series, which kicks off next Monday, March 14. (more...)

The New Group to Honor Ed Harris, Amy Madigan & Ellen Roth at Annual Gala TonightThe New Group to Honor Ed Harris, Amy Madigan & Ellen Roth at Annual Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2016

Off-Broadway's The New Group will honor Ed Harris & Amy Madigan and Ellen Roth at the company's Annual Gala tonight, March 7 at Tribeca Rooftop (2 Desbrosses Street between Hudson & Greenwich). (more...)

The Landing Theatre Company to Open 2016 Season at The DocksThe Landing Theatre Company to Open 2016 Season at The Docks
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2016

?The Landing Theatre Company, Houston's professional company dedicated to advancing American Playwriting, has a new home: The Landing Theatre @ the Docks!  LTC has taken over the theatre venue formally operated by Diverse Works and then the Catastrophic Theater at 1119 East Freeway.  The Landing Theatre Company boldly kicks off their 2015-16 season in its new home with Sam Shepherd's modern classic: Fool for Love. (more...)

Landing Theatre Company Kicks Off 2016 Season in New Home at The Docks!Landing Theatre Company Kicks Off 2016 Season in New Home at The Docks!
by Louisa Brady - Mar 5, 2016

The Landing Theatre Company, Houston's professional company dedicated to advancing American Playwriting, has a new home: The Landing Theatre @ the Docks!  LTC has taken over the theatre venue formally operated by Diverse Works and then the Catastrophic Theater at 1119 East Freeway.  The Landing Theatre Company boldly kicks off their 2015-16 season in its new home with Sam Shepherd's modern classic: Fool for Love. (more...)

The New Group to Honor Ed Harris, Amy Madigan & Ellen Roth at Annual GalaThe New Group to Honor Ed Harris, Amy Madigan & Ellen Roth at Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2016

Off-Broadway's The New Group will honor Ed Harris & Amy Madigan and Ellen Roth at the company's Annual Gala on Monday, March 7 at Tribeca Rooftop (2 Desbrosses Street between Hudson & Greenwich). Hosted by Mario Cantone, the event will feature performances by Jerry Dixon and Nat and Alex Wolff, and an appearance by playwright Beth Henley, author of Crimes of the Heart and The Jacksonian. Music Director is Sinai Tabak. The evening, 6:00-10:00pm, includes cocktails, dinner, and silent and live auctions. (more...)

Dan O'Brien's THE BODY OF AN AMERICAN to Play Theater J, 4/27-5/22Dan O'Brien's THE BODY OF AN AMERICAN to Play Theater J, 4/27-5/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

The regional premiere of the 2014 award-winning drama, The Body of An American, written by Guggenheim Fellow Dan O'Brien, plays at Theater J April 27 through May 22, 2016. This bold, radically theatrical, and poetic true story is the winner of the inaugural Edward M. Kennedy Prize, the Horton Foote Prize for Outstanding New American Play, and the PEN Center USA Award for Drama. (more...)

Tony Winner Nina Arianda Joins David E. Kelly's Legal Drama TRIALTony Winner Nina Arianda Joins David E. Kelly's Legal Drama TRIAL
by TV News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

Nina Arianda has signed on to be a series regular in Amazon's upcoming original drama series TRIAL from executive producer David E. Kelley. (more...)

ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK's Samira Wiley, Daphne Rubin-Vega & More to Star in Quiara Alegria Hudes Premiere at Signature TheatreORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK's Samira Wiley, Daphne Rubin-Vega & More to Star in Quiara Alegria Hudes Premiere at Signature Theatre
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 23, 2016

Signature Theatre has confirmed casting for the world premiere of Pulitzer Prize winner Quiara Alegria Hudes' DAPHNE'S DIVE, featuring a slew of stage and screen stars. (more...)

Signal Ensemble Theatre's Final Production THE CONSULTANT Begins This MonthSignal Ensemble Theatre's Final Production THE CONSULTANT Begins This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

Signal Ensemble Theatre presents the Chicago premiere of The Consultant by Heidi Schreck and directed by Signal Ensemble Theater Co-Artistic Director Ronan Marra at Signal Ensemble Theatre, 1802 W. Berenice Ave., January 21 - February 20, 2016.  After 13 seasons of  presenting, The Consultant marks the final production for Signal Ensemble Theatre. There will be one preview Thursday, Jan. 21 at 8 p.m. Opening/Press night is Friday, Jan. 22 at 8 p.m. Regular performances are Thursday - Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. (No performance Sunday, Feb. 7) Ticket prices are $23 for single tickets, $15 for industry/students/seniors/groups and $12 for previews. Tickets may be purchased by calling 773.698.7389 or by visiting www.signalensemble.com.  NOTE: There is no Sunday, February 7 performance and there will be an industry Night performance Monday, Feb. 8 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Kathryn Erbe & More Join Frank Langella  in MTC's THE FATHER on BroadwayKathryn Erbe & More Join Frank Langella in MTC's THE FATHER on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have just announced complete casting for Manhattan Theatre Club's upcoming American premiere of The Father, the new play by Moliere Award winner Florian Zeller, in a translation by two-time Tony Award winner Christopher Hampton (Sunset Boulevard, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, God of Carnage), in a new production directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes (Doubt, Outside Mullingar, City of Conversation) atMTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). (more...)

New Rep to Launch 'Next Rep Black Box Festival Symposium Series' This SundayNew Rep to Launch 'Next Rep Black Box Festival Symposium Series' This Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

New Repertory Theatre announces the NEXT REP BLACK BOX FESTIVAL SPOTLIGHT SYMPOSIUM SERIES, January 24-February 18, 2016 in the Black Box Theater at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. (more...)

Real-Life Fiances Patrick J. Adams and Troian Bellisario to Lead THE LAST MATCH at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!Real-Life Fiances Patrick J. Adams and Troian Bellisario to Lead THE LAST MATCH at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

BroadwayWorld is excited to report the complete cast and creative team for The Old Globe's world premiere of Anna Ziegler's THE LAST MATCH, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch (who directed Bethany at the Globe in 2014). (more...)

Lily Nicksay and Erik Odom to Reunite in Rubicon Theatre's SEE ROCK CITY This WinterLily Nicksay and Erik Odom to Reunite in Rubicon Theatre's SEE ROCK CITY This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

The Appalachian love story of May and Raleigh continues as Rubicon Theatre Company presents SEE ROCK CITY by Arlene Hutton, running January 27 through February 14, 2016, in Ventura's Downtown Cultural District. (more...)

SPRING AWAKENING Stars Among Clive Barnes Award Nominees; Ceremony Today!SPRING AWAKENING Stars Among Clive Barnes Award Nominees; Ceremony Today!
by Michael Dale - Jan 11, 2016

The Sixth Annual Clive Barnes Awards for Theatre and Dance will be held this afternoon, January 11, at 3 p.m. at The Walter Reade Theatre, Lincoln Center. One recipient from each category will be chosen and the winners announced today. All finalists will receive a cash prize, with the winners in each category receiving an award of $5,000. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at RED at Walnut Street TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at RED at Walnut Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2016

Walnut Street Theatre's 2015-2016 Independence Studio on 3 season continues with the Tony Award-winning Best Play, RED. Written by John Logan and directed by Dan Olmstead, the production begins started previews last night, February 23, opens tomorrow, February 25, and continues through March 20 in the Walnut's Independence Studio on 3. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the stars onstage below! (more...)

Steve Yockey's BLACKBERRY WINTER to Play New Rep Theatre This SpringSteve Yockey's BLACKBERRY WINTER to Play New Rep Theatre This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

New Repertory Theatre announces the National New Play Network (NNPN) Rolling World Premiere of BLACKBERRY WINTER, March 26-April 17, 2016 in the Charles Mosesian Theater at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. The press opening will be Monday, March 28 at 7:30 p.m.  (more...)

POETIC LICENSE 2016: A KIND OF NOW Lineup AnnouncedPOETIC LICENSE 2016: A KIND OF NOW Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2016

Poetic Theater Productions announces the line up for their 5th annual festival of new poetic theater. POETIC LICENSE 2016: A KIND OF NOW begins on Thursday, March 17 and runs through Friday, April 8.  Ticket prices range from $15 - $20; the Bedlam event is free. POETIC LICENSE 2016: A KIND OF NOW takes place at the wild project (195 E. 3rd Street, between Avenues A & B). Tickets can be purchased from OvationTix on 212.352.3101 or online at www.poetictheater.com. Group Sales available for groups of 10 or more by emailing: tickets@poetictheater.com (more...)

Adam Bock's A LIFE, 'BELLA' Musical Slated for Playwrights Horizons' 2016-17 Season of PremieresAdam Bock's A LIFE, 'BELLA' Musical Slated for Playwrights Horizons' 2016-17 Season of Premieres
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2016

Playwrights Horizons, under the leadership of Artistic Director Tim Sanford and Managing Director Leslie Marcus, just announced the six productions of its 2016/2017 Season. The six new works will be presented at the theater company's home at 416 West 42nd Street. (more...)

Stark Naked Theatre to Stage American Classic WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?Stark Naked Theatre to Stage American Classic WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2016

Stark Naked Theatre presents the classic, yet ever-relevant dark comedy Who's Afraid of Virgina Woolf? by Edward Albee.  (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 12/6/15Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 12/6/15
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2015

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 12/6/2015. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis -  12/7INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 12/7
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 7, 2015

Welcome to this week's edition of our new WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the week ending 12/6/2015. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 6, 2015BWW's On This Day - December 6, 2015
by - Dec 6, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 6 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 5, 2015BWW's On This Day - December 5, 2015
by - Dec 5, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 5 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 4, 2015BWW's On This Day - December 4, 2015
by - Dec 4, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 4 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Official: Matthew Perry to Bring First Play THE END OF LONGING to the West EndOfficial: Matthew Perry to Bring First Play THE END OF LONGING to the West End
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2015

Internationally acclaimed actor Matthew Perry (Friends, The Odd Couple) leads the cast in the World Premiere of his playwriting debut, The End of Longing, at the Playhouse Theatre, London, from 2 February - 14 May 2016. This fast paced, and bittersweet comic new play, will be directed by the critically acclaimed and award-winning director, Lindsay Posner (Speed-the-Plow, Other Desert Cities) reuniting the pair, following their first West End collaboration on Sexual Perversity in Chicago at the Comedy Theatre in 2003. (more...)

Photo Flashback: Up on the Marquee in 2015!Photo Flashback: Up on the Marquee in 2015!
by Walter McBride - Dec 31, 2015

Dozens of shows celebrated opening nights over the past twelve months, making 2015 a truly epic year in theatre. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a roundup of some of our favorite Broadway (and even some off Broadway) marquee photos from the past year! (more...)

Photo Flashback: Broadway's 2015 Curtain Call HighlightsPhoto Flashback: Broadway's 2015 Curtain Call Highlights
by Walter McBride - Dec 30, 2015

As 2015 comes to a close, BroadwayWorld takes one last look at this season's brightest moments before the curtain comes down, showcasing what readers - and audiences - loved most. Below, check out the curtain call highlights on Broadway from 2015! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 3, 2015BWW's On This Day - December 3, 2015
by - Dec 3, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 3 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Powered by SeatGeek: December 3, 2015Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Powered by SeatGeek: December 3, 2015
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 3, 2015

Read on to catch up on this past week's trends: November 27- December 3. (more...)

BroadwayWorld's 2015 List of Lists Roundup - Updating Live!BroadwayWorld's 2015 List of Lists Roundup - Updating Live!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 28, 2015

As we count down the last days of 2015, New York City's top theatre critics have been taking stock of the theatre season- deciding on their personal choices for their favorite productions of the year. (more...)

BWW TV: The Year that Was- Celebrating the Plays of 2015!BWW TV: The Year that Was- Celebrating the Plays of 2015!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 27, 2015

It has been an epic year for Broadway, with a whopping 19 plays having opened in 2015. Before we get wrapped up in the theatre season ahead, BroadwayWorld wants to stop and salute the shows that made this year great. Check out our 2015 wrap up below! (more...)

'ALMOST MATA HARI' with Eva Dorrepaal to Play TNC in January'ALMOST MATA HARI' with Eva Dorrepaal to Play TNC in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2015

In creating a theater piece about Mata Hari, the Dutch-born actress Eva Dorrepaal (www.evadorrepaal.com) found that she shared one quality with the infamous World War I-era spy:  an addiction to dangerous love.  The truth is, you could probably find more similarities if you dig farther, but this is the idea behind her solo show, 'Almost Mata Hari - Lovers, Letters and Killers,' whose premiere run will be presented by Theater for the New City January 7 to 24. (more...)

CoHo to Present New Adaptation of THE YELLOW WALLPAPER This WinterCoHo to Present New Adaptation of THE YELLOW WALLPAPER This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2015

CoHo Productions' 20th Season continues with a new stage adaptation of Charlotte Perkins Gilman's THE YELLOW WALLPAPER, one of the most important American short stories of the 19th century. This world premiere production will integrate expressionistic audio, visual and movement interludes with the haunting literary text. Sue Mach's adaptation, conceived by Grace Carter and directed by Philip Cuomo, features Carter, Chris Harder and Christy Bigelow. The production runs January 13 - February 6, 2016. (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Powered by SeatGeek: December 17, 2015Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Powered by SeatGeek: December 17, 2015
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 17, 2015

Read on to catch up on this past week's trends: December 11-17. (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 12/13/15Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 12/13/15
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 12/13/2015. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis -  12/14INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 12/14
by - Dec 14, 2015

Welcome to this week's edition of our new WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the week ending 12/13/2015. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 12/12-12/13/2015Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 12/12-12/13/2015
by - Dec 13, 2015

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, December 13, 2015 - Sunday, December 13, 2015. (more...)

BWW Flashback: Broadway Says Goodbye to FOOL FOR LOVE; Concludes Run TodayBWW Flashback: Broadway Says Goodbye to FOOL FOR LOVE; Concludes Run Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2015

Manhattan Theatre Club's acclaimed, extended Broadway premiere of Fool for Love, by Pulitzer Prize winner Sam Shepard, directed by Daniel Aukin, closes today at MTC's Samuel J. FriedmanTheatre (261 West 47th Street).  Fool for Love began previews on Tuesday, September 15 and opened to rave reviews on Thursday, October 8. We're flashing back to the show's road to Broadway below! (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Powered by SeatGeek: December 10, 2015Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Powered by SeatGeek: December 10, 2015
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 10, 2015

Read on to catch up on this past week's trends: December 4-10. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 4/8; PROOF in DC, THE CRUCIBLE in Maine; ELLA ENCHANTED in Milwaukee and More!Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 4/8; PROOF in DC, THE CRUCIBLE in Maine; ELLA ENCHANTED in Milwaukee and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 8, 2016

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Washington, DC, Maine, Milwaukee and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include PROOF in Washington, DC, THE CRUCIBLE at Portland Players, and the world premiere of ELLA ENCHANTED in Milwaukee, just to name a few. (more...)

Quiara Alegria Hudes' Starry DAPHNE'S DIVE Extends at Signature TheatreQuiara Alegria Hudes' Starry DAPHNE'S DIVE Extends at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

Signature Theatre has announced a one week extension for the world premiere of Daphne's Dive, written by Pulitzer Prize winner Quiara Alegria Hudes (Water by the Spoonful, In the Heights) and directed by Thomas Kail (Hamilton, Fox's "Grease: Live"). (more...)

BWW Review: Landing Theatre Company Lands FOOL FOR LOVEBWW Review: Landing Theatre Company Lands FOOL FOR LOVE
by Mai Le - Apr 7, 2016

The Landing Theatre Company has a new venue! And they're excited to pick up their 2015-2016 season in their new home with Fool for Love, by prominent American playwright Sam Shepard. (more...)

BWW Interview: Director Brandon Weinbrenner Talks The Landing Theatre Company's FOOL FOR LOVEBWW Interview: Director Brandon Weinbrenner Talks The Landing Theatre Company's FOOL FOR LOVE
by Natalie de la Garza - Apr 6, 2016

The Landing Theatre Company opens its 2015-2016 season in their new home with a production of Sam Shepard's one-act classic Fool for Love. You may have guessed from the title that it's a love story, but the relationship between Eddie and May is far from your typical boy-meets-girl fairy tale. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Look at The Landing Theatre Company's FOOL FOR LOVEPhoto Flash: Inside Look at The Landing Theatre Company's FOOL FOR LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2016

The Landing Theatre Company, Houston's professional company dedicated to advancing American Playwriting, has a new home: The Landing Theatre @ the Docks!  LTC has taken over the theatre venue formally operated by Diverse Works and then the Catastrophic Theater at 1119 East Freeway.  The Landing Theatre Company boldly kicks off their 2015-16 season in its new home with Sam Shepherd's modern classic: Fool for Love. (more...)

Crowded Outlet to Present New York Premiere of LONE STAR SPIRITSCrowded Outlet to Present New York Premiere of LONE STAR SPIRITS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Crowded Outlet, a not-for-profit development and producing organization in its inaugural year, is proud to announce the New York premiere of the new comedy LONE STAR SPIRITS.  (more...)

Horse Head Theatre Co. to Present Surreal Drama LIDLESS This JuneHorse Head Theatre Co. to Present Surreal Drama LIDLESS This June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Horse Head Theatre Co. announces their upcoming production, LIDLESS by Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig, which will run June 2 through 18, 2016 at the Fresh Arts Gallery located in Winter Street Studios, 2101 Winter Street, Houston, TX 77007. (more...)

Chichester's THIS HOUSE to Transfer to the Garrick Theatre This AutumnChichester's THIS HOUSE to Transfer to the Garrick Theatre This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

James Graham's critically acclaimed political drama THIS HOUSE will transfer to the Garrick Theatre, following its upcoming run at Chichester's Minerva Theatre. (more...)

SHE LOVES ME, HAMILTON, THE CRUCIBLE & More Earn 2016 Drama League Nominations; Check Out the Full List!SHE LOVES ME, HAMILTON, THE CRUCIBLE & More Earn 2016 Drama League Nominations; Check Out the Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

The 2016 Drama League Award Nominees for Outstanding Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award were just announced this morning at Sardi's, by Aladdin stars Adam Jacobs, Courtney Reed and James Monroe Iglehart. Check out the full list of nominees below! (more...)

Award Season Begins! AMERICAN PSYCHO and SHE LOVES ME Lead the Pack with Outer Critics Circle NominationsAward Season Begins! AMERICAN PSYCHO and SHE LOVES ME Lead the Pack with Outer Critics Circle Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

Just this morning, Something Rotten and Spotlight star Brian d'Arcy James along with this season's break-out and genuflecting sensation Jennifer Simard from Broadway's Disaster announced the The Outer Critics Circle nominees for the 2015-16 season from New York's legendary Algonquin Hotel (59 W 44th Street.)  Outer Critics Circle nominations are the first major Broadway/Off-Broadway award nominees of the New York theater season. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Panndora Productions' SWEET TEXAS RECKONINGPhoto Flash: First Look at Panndora Productions' SWEET TEXAS RECKONING
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2016

Chosen from last year's PANNDORA'S BOX festival of new works, SWEET TEXAS RECKONING is the story of Ellie Wolcott, a Southern Baptist woman fearing a tepid and lonely old age, who attempts to reunite her daughter, Kate, with long time paramour Alan John in order to salvage her remaining years with some semblance of dignity. When Kate shows up with an unexpected guest, Ellie is forced to confront many demons, including her ideas about race, biology, bigotry, and sexuality. (more...)

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