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Franklin Stage Company Announces Leadership Transition and 2017 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

The Franklin Stage Company, Delaware County's renowned classical summer theater, announces the departure of longtime Executive Artistic Director, Carmela Marner.  Ms. Marner, whose parents, Gene and Carole Marner, were among the original founders of FSC in 1997, notified supporters of her decision in a recent letter: 'It has been my great honor to steer FSC and fulfill its dual mission to provide innovative professional theater and to restore and maintain our extraordinary home, Chapel Hall.' (more...)

BENNY & JOON Musical, Anna Ziegler's THE WANDERERS and More Slated for The Old Globe's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

The Old Globe today announced its 2017-2018 Season, which will kick off with the world premiere musical Benny & Joon, with book by Kirsten Guenther, music by Nolan Gasser, and lyrics by Mindi Dickstein. (more...)

Theater Raid Brings About Fear of a Crackdown in Moscow
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Fears of a crackdown have been set off in Moscow since a renowned artistic director was brought in for questioning as part of a corruptive investigation this week. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Michael Urie and More in Red Bull's THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Red Bull Theater presents their next mainstage production: The Government Inspector, directed by Mr. Berger, which will open Off-Broadway at The Duke on 42nd Street (229 West 42nd Street, between 7th and 8th Avenues) on Thursday June 1st. The show is currently in previews and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR, Starring Michael Urie, Begins This Week at Red Bull
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

A friendly reminder! Red Bull Theater begins performances tomorrow, Tuesday, for their next mainstage production: The Government Inspector, directed by Mr. Berger, which will open at The Duke on 42nd Street (229 West 42nd Street, between 7th and 8th Avenues). (more...)

CRY HAVOC!, THE PRICE and More Set for Franklin Stage Company's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Franklin Stage Company has announced its 21st Season in the historic Chapel Hall. Audiences are in for a summer of exciting, professional, admission-free theater! (more...)

Red Bull Theater Continues Their 2016-'17 Season with New York Premiere of David Ives's THE METROMANIACS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Artistic Director) today announced the cast for their next Revelation Reading on Monday March 20th (7:30pm) at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street): David Ives's THE METROMANIACS, adapted from Alexis Piron's La Metromanie, directed by Craig Baldwin. Christian Conn, Carson Elrod, Peter Kybart, Adam LeFevre, Amelia Pedlow, Tony Roach, and Dina Thomas will be featured.  Tickets are available at www.redbulltheater.com or by phone at (212) 352-3101.   (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 3/6/2017
by - Mar 6, 2017

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 3/6/2017. (more...)

EgoPo Classic Theater to Stage World Premiere of ANNA This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

On March 31, EgoPo presents Anna, a World Premiere adaptation of Tolstoy's Anna Karenina. (more...)

Jeroen Kranenburg to Don the Mantle of LEAR'S FOOL at the Alexander Upstairs
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

LEAR'S FOOL, a theatre piece written for a single fool and based on the William Shakespeare's KING LEAR, will make its way to the Alexander Bar's Upstairs Theatre in April. Adapted by George Isherwood, the play will be directed by Wynne Bredenkamp and performed by Jeroen Kranenburg. (more...)

Ape Records Release Debut EP APE Records Vol. 1 Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

APE is a new kind of record label, with a new way of getting things done. Founded by Tamir Muskat (Balkan Beat Box) and Eyal Gruenberg, APE Records is a hybrid between a production house, a music label, and a branding company. The label released their debut EP, (more...)

Carey Perloff to Depart American Conservatory Theater After 25 Years at the Helm
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

After 25 years at the helm, Carey Perloff, artistic director at American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.), announced today that she will be departing the Bay Area's premier nonprofit theater organization following the conclusion of the 2017-18 season. (more...)

Michael Urie, Mary Testa, Michael McGrath and More Set for THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR at Red Bull Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Red Bull Theater today announced the cast for their next mainstage production: The Government Inspector, directed by Mr. Berger, which will open Off-Broadway this Spring at The Duke on 42nd Street (229 West 42nd Street, between 7th and 8th Avenues). (more...)

Joe Hurley's 19th Annual All-Star Irish Rock Revue Hits The Highline
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

???????Joe Hurley's 19th Annual All-Star Irish Rock Revue returns to Highline Ballroom for one-night-only, Sat March 11th ! (more...)

EgoPo Classic Theater Announces ANNA by Brenna Geffers and the Anna Ensemble
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

On March 31, EgoPo presents Anna, a World Premiere adaptation of Tolstoy's Anna Karenina. Playwright and Director Brenna Geffers brings literature's greatest heroine to new life with the help of a wandering theater troupe armed with a collection of rickety antiques and instruments. They perform the story, set in the shifting landscape of Imperial Russia, to seek refuge from their own unsettling world. You are invited on their journey, and Anna's, as they travel together toward the story's unavoidable end. Anna previews March 29-30 and opens Friday, March 31. The show runs three weeks, closing on Sunday, April 16. Tickets start at $25. Performances are at the Latvian Society Theater on 7th and Spring Garden. (more...)

Vital Theatre Company's PINKALICIOUS THE MUSICAL Celebrates 10 Pinktastic Years Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

The award-winning VITAL THEATRE COMPANY's long-running hit PINKALICIOUS THE MUSICAL, which celebrated its 10th anniversary in January, continues performing at Theater at Blessed Sacrament on selected Saturdays and Sundays at 1:00 pm, through May 28, 2017. (more...)

SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Tops Off 2017-18 Season at Seattle Shakespeare Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Intertwining themes of money, power, and love weave through the plays of Seattle Shakespeare Company's upcoming season just announced by Artistic Director George Mount. Plans for the company's 2017-2018 season include Julius Caesar, The Government Inspector, Timon of Athens, The Merchant of Venice, and Shakespeare in Love. (more...)

THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR Nominated for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre Olivier Award
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

The Government Inspector has been nominated for an Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement In An Affiliate Theatre for its run at Theatre Royal Stratford East. The play ran at Theatre Royal Stratford East from 18 - 28 May 2016 as part of a UK tour produced by Birmingham Repertory Theatre in association with Ramps on the Moon. It was written by Nikolai Gogol, adapted by David Harrower and directed by Roxana Silbert. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 3/13/2017
by - Mar 13, 2017

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 3/13/2017. (more...)

Canadian Stage Celebrates 30 Seasons in 2017-18;
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Matthew Jocelyn, Artistic & General Director, today announced Canadian Stage's 17.18 season celebrating the 30th anniversary of the company: a dynamic 16-show line-up featuring nine original Canadian creations (including four world premieres) that connect a sweeping range of artistic expressions. Canadian Stage continues its surge forward as Toronto's premiere destination for multidisciplinary performance with a new season that highlights cross-pollination between artists, companies and art forms: (more...)

Ape Records Set to Release Debut EP APE Records Vol. 1, 3/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

APE is a new kind of record label, with a new way of getting things done. Founded by Tamir Muskat (Balkan Beat Box) and Eyal Gruenberg, APE Records is a hybrid between a production house, a music label, and a branding company. (more...)

Monkhead Theatre Presents DEAD SOULS at Theatre N16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Featuring live video feedback and sound sculpture, Monkhead Theatre presents a non-traditional adaptation of Nikolai Gogol's 19th century masterpiece. Be prepared to explore the world beyond the stage, as we set our characters loose on 21st century London… (more...)

Bryant Park presents Accordions AROUND THE WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Accordions Around the World is a four-week series that brings over 100 accordionists, as well as bandoneon, bayan, concertina, and harmonium-players of different musical genres, to perform at Bryant Park. Accordion Picnics, each Wednesday between June 28 and July 19, spotlights 24 musicians at each performance and offers audiences the chance to experience the range of this often-overlooked instrument. (more...)

BWW Review: Michaels Urie and McGrath are Comic Dynamos in THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR
by Michael Dale - Jun 5, 2017

Though Anton Chekhov popularized the notion that there's nothing sadder than a Russian comedy, playgoers seeking a few more yuks than can be found in a night at THE CHERRY ORCHARD can look to one of The Good Doctor's countrymen, Nikolai Gogol, whose rip-roaring classic The Government Inspector is granted a gloriously silly mounting by Red Bull Theater. (more...)

THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR with Michael Urie Pushes Opening at New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Red Bull Theater has announced that their acclaimed production of The Government Inspector, directed by Mr. Berger, now at The Duke on 42nd Street, will transfer to New World Stages for six weeks only, beginning July 6th, one day later than originally announced. This limited Off-Broadway engagement will continue through August 20th. (more...)

BRIC presents PILOBOLUS as Part of BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival is pleased to present a free performance by the world-renowned and ever-creative dance company, Pilobolus, on Thursday, July 6. The performance will take place at the Prospect Park Bandshell (9th St. & Prospect Park West), is free to the public (with a suggested $5 contribution at the gate) and begins at 8:00 P.M. (more...)

New Wolsey Theatre Announces Arts Council Funding For 2018-22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

The New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich are delighted to announce that its application to Arts Council England for National Portfolio funding has been successful, and it is to receive an uplift of 10% over the period 2018-2022. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR, with Michael Urie!
by Walter McBride - Jun 2, 2017

Red Bull Theater presents their next mainstage production: The Government Inspector, directed by Mr. Berger, which opened Off-Broadway at The Duke on 42nd Street (229 West 42nd Street, between 7th and 8th Avenues) last night, June 1st.  (more...)

THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR, Starring Michael Urie, Will Move to New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Red Bull Theater has announced that their acclaimed production of The Government Inspector, directed by Mr. Berger, now at The Duke on 42nd Street, will transfer to New World Stages for six weeks only, beginning July 5th.  This limited Off-Broadway engagement will continue through August 20th. (more...)

Franklin Stage Company to Present Reading of Raucous New Adaptation of THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

Franklin Stage Company will present a staged reading with music of Oded Gross' raucous adaptation of Nikolai Gogol's The Government Inspector, July 12 - 16 at Chapel Hall in Franklin, NY. (more...)

Junk Parlour Releases New Single and UK Tour Dates
by Stephanie Wild - Jul 20, 2017

Californian based band Junk Parlour, described as Bohemian Crooner Punk by one fan, are about to embark on a UK tour in support of the release of their new single 'Vultures and Weasles'.  (more...)

Classical Theatre Company Announces 2017-2018 10th Anniversary Mainstage Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

A winner of the prestigious National Theatre Company Grant Award by the American Theatre Wing, Classical Theatre Company (CTC) is proud to announce the lineup for its 2017-2018 Mainstage Season. As the only professional theatre company in the State of Texas that solely produces classical drama on a year-round basis, CTC only produces plays that are 100 or more years old. (more...)

Photo Flash: HOG'SBELLY: A Fable Noir Grips Gorilla Tango
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

A Dead Whale Productions continues their inaugural season with the world premiere production of Artistic Associate Tyler Garamella's Hog'sBelly: A Fable Noir, directed by Founding Artistic Director Dane Eissler. A Dead Whale is proud to continue their commitment to challenge theatrical convention by creating edgy and original theatrical events by all means necessary. Hog'sBelly opens Thursday, July 20th; and closes on Saturday, July 29th at Gorilla Tango Theatre in Bucktown, Chicago. (more...)

Works by Arthur Kopit & Dael Orlandersmith Set for Red Bull's 2017 Short New Play Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Red Bull Theater today announced that their seventh annual festival of 10-minute plays of heightened language and classic themes will feature two brand new commissions from Dael Orlandersmith and Arthur Kopit, alongside six brand new plays chosen from hundreds of submissions from playwrights across the country.  (more...)

Regina Spektor Embarks On 'A Very Special Solo Performance' Tour in U.S .
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Regina Spektor will bring A Very Special Solo Performance to the U.S. this fall. Tickets for most shows go on sale July 14, see below for a complete list of dates. (more...)

Regional Premiere of THE ENCHANTED at Walnut Street Theatre Studio 5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Described as '...a fascinating, absorbing adventure... full of grace and wit,' Jean Giraudoux's mercurial, magical meditation on life and death previews Tuesday, February 7 and Wednesday, February 8, opens Today, February 9 at 7:30 pm and runs through Sunday, March 5. (more...)

Award-Winning Family Musical Based on Gogol's Tale Comes to Landmark Russian Theater for One Night Only
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

THE NOSE, a whimsical new family musical by Kit Goldstein Grant, will play Brooklyn's famous Master Theater (formerly known as the Millennium Theater) for one night only following its sold-out premiere at the Workshop Theatre in Midtown Manhattan last summer. The New York Times warns readers, 'you may feel that a part of your body has a mind of its own!' (more...)

Regional Premiere of THE ENCHANTED at Walnut Street Theatre Studio 5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Described as '...a fascinating, absorbing adventure... full of grace and wit,' Jean Giraudoux's mercurial, magical meditation on life and death previews Tuesday, February 7 and Wednesday, February 8, opens Thursday, February 9 at 7:30 pm and runs through Sunday, March 5. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 2/27/2017
by - Feb 27, 2017

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 2/27/2017. (more...)

SWMRS To Support All Time Low on US Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Bay Area quartet SWMRS today announced that they will support Fueled By Ramen label mates All Time Low on their US tour, which kicks off July 3 in Phoenix, AZ and wraps August 6 in Orlando, FL. Tickets for the tour go on sale on March 3 at 10:00am local time. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE NOSE Musical, Coming to The Master Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

THE NOSE, a whimsical new family musical by Kit Goldstein Grant, will play Brooklyn's famous Master Theater (formerly known as the Millennium Theater) for one night only following its sold-out premiere at the Workshop Theatre in Midtown Manhattan last summer. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Alexander Upstairs Presents Smash Hit Drama DANGLED for Three Performances Only
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

DANGLED is multiple award-winning writer Louis Viljoen's adaptation of Nikolai Gogol's short story 'Diary of a Madman'. Performed by Rob van Vuuren, himself the winner of numerous accolades, the show debuted to rave reviews last year. (more...)

Cast Set for Theresa Rebeck's THE WAY OF THE WORLD at Red Bull Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Red Bull Theater today announced the cast for their next Revelation Reading on Monday February 27th (7:30pm) at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street): Theresa Rebeck's THE WAY OF THE WORLD. (more...)

Ape Records Announces Exclusive Interviews with i24 TV
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

APE is a new kind of record label, with a new way of getting things done. Founded by Tamir Muskat and Eyal Gruenberg, APE Records is a hybrid between a production house, a music label, and a branding company. (more...)

Rogue Artists Ensemble Announces New Managing Director Darcie Crager
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

The critically acclaimed and award-winning Rogue Artists Ensemble is proud to welcome Darcie Crager on board as its new Managing Director. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Today for THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR, Starring Michael Urie, at Red Bull Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Red Bull Theater today announced that tickets will go on sale today for their next mainstage production: The Government Inspector, directed by Mr. Berger, which will open at The Duke on 42nd Street (229 West 42nd Street, between 7th and 8th Avenues). (more...)

Red Bull to Stage New Version of Nikolai Erdman's THE MANDATE Next Monday
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Red Bull Theater today announced the cast for their next Revelation Reading on Monday May 1st (7:30pm) at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street): the New York Premiere of Nikolai Erdman's The Mandate in a new version by Declan Donnellan (Cheek-by-Jowl), directed by Ethan McSweeny. (more...)

The Space at Westbury Theater Announces Exciting Spring/Summer Season Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

As we continue into the Spring and Summer months- The Space at Westbury Theater, one of Long Island's top music venues in the heart of Nassau County, will bring a cavalcade of national headlining acts (more...)

Jakub Hr?ša To Make New York Philharmonic Debut, 5/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Czech conductor Jakub Hr?ša will make his New York Philharmonic debut leading an all-Czech program featuring Dvo?ák's Violin Concerto, with Augustin Hadelich as soloist; three of Dvo?ák's Slavonic Dances (Op. 46, No. 1; Op. 72, No. 2; and Op. 72, No. 7); and Janá?ek's Taras Bulba, Rhapsody for Orchestra, Thursday, May 25, 2017, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, May 26 at 2:00 p.m.; and Saturday, May 27 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

APE Records to be Featured on FLOOD Magazine's 'You Are Here' Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Tel Aviv's Tamir Muskat co-founder of APE Records will be featured in the next episode of Flood Magazine's web series (more...)

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