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Daniel Kitson's MOUSE Makes American Premiere Tonight at St. Ann's Warehouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

St. Ann's Warehouse will welcome back the beloved British monologuist and comedian Daniel Kitson for the American Premiere of his newest show, Mouse: The Persistence of an Unlikely Thought, tonight, November 9, through November 27. (more...)

As Hillary Clinton's Campaign Closes, Victoria Woodhull's Run Begins at TNC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

Theater for the New City Executive Director Crystal Field and the Textile Co., an in-house group at the theater, are presenting 'Victoria Woodhull,' written by Claude Solnik and directed by Donna Mejia, for its New York City debut Nov. 17 through Dec. 4 at Theater for the New City, 155 First Ave., New York, NY. (more...)

B Street Theatre Presents $9.00 at 9:00 pm Performance of A CHRISTMAS CAROL 11/19
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

Buck Busfield's adaptation of Charles Dickens' Classic Tale A Christmas Carol. After a sold-out run on B Street Theatre's Family Series Stage in 2015, Buck Busfield's adaptation of A Christmas Carol returns to B Street's Mainstage as the 2016 Holiday Show. Called "a set piece of costume-changing, door-slamming comic gold" by the Sacramento Bee, this production is sure to warm the hearts of children and adults alike. Featuring B Street's beloved Company Members Greg Alexander reprising his role of Ebenezer Scrooge, John Lamb, Amy Kelly, Tara Sissom and Kurt Johnson, this production is a must-see this Holiday Season. (more...)

B Street Theatre's Family Series Presents ROBIN HOOD by Playwright Greg Banks
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

The legendary Robin Hood of yore comes to life on the B Street stage with plenty of sword fighting, wordplay and physical comedy. (more...)

B Street Theatre's Mainstage Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

After a sold-out run on B Street Theatre's Family Series Stage in 2015, Buck Busfield's adaptation of A Christmas Carol returns to B Street's Mainstage as the 2016 Holiday Show. Called "a set piece of costume-changing, door-slamming comic gold" by the Sacramento Bee, this production is sure to warm the hearts of children and adults alike. Featuring B Street's beloved Company Members Greg Alexander reprising his role of Ebenezer Scrooge, John Lamb, Amy Kelly, Tara Sissom and Kurt Johnson, this production is a must-see this Holiday Season. (more...)

Schedule Announced for 6th Annual Made in the Berkshires Festival
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

The 6th annual festival features cutting-edge theatrical works performed as staged readings, live music, film, short stories and dance in a festival atmosphere like no other. New and innovative pieces as well as established work will be presented by local Berkshire County playwrights, actors, directors, musicians and performers. Featured as performance blocks, Made in the Berkshires will allow audiences to enjoy the breadth and depth of the artistic talent that has landed in Berkshire County while celebrating the best in the visual and performing arts. Professional artists and artists-in-the-making gather to share their talent with the Berkshire community. The festival will once again be curated by Hilary Somers Deely and Barbara Sims; two local artists who have helped create the rich cultural tapestry that permeates the area. (more...)

Tickets on Sale After Thanksgiving for BEAUTIFUL at the Orpheum
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

Producers Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing announce that the Tony & Grammy Award-winning Broadway hit Beautiful-The Carole King Musical, about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter, will make its Memphis premiere at the Orpheum Theatre February 28 - March 5. (more...)

Long Beach Playhouse Extends SWEENEY TODD
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd, Has met with such a resounded response that the Long Beach Playhouse has extended the run for one weekend only.  (more...)

On Her Shoulders In Association with The New School for Drama Presents HOW FAR HAVE WE COME?
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

On Her Shoulders is pleased to present a staged reading of two Dualogues highlighting the struggle to define and enlighten the 'New Woman' directed by Melody Brooks, on Wednesday, December 7, 2016. Doors open at 6:30pm. The Play in Context, which situates the script in its historical time and place, kicks off the evening at 6:45pm. After the Dualogues, we invite our guests to remain for some provocative Dialogue with wine and snacks! Running time for the entire event is approximately 75 minutes. Admission is by Donation. The performance is at New Perspectives Studio, 458 West 37 Street (@ 10th Avenue). R.S.V.P. to newper37@gmail.com. (more...)

Jim James Announces Solo Album Out 11/4 + Tour
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

Defying categorization, James' second solo project, Eternally Even, co-produced by Blake Mills (Alabama Shakes) and Jim James, is a heart-thumping call to action. The timing of its release, smack in the middle of election season, is no accident. (more...)

Northwestern Settlement's Adventure Stage Chicago Adds More Dates to REPRISE; Postpones New Work JACK'S HOUSE to a Later Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

Adventure Stage Chicago (ASC), a program of Northwestern Settlement (the Settlement), announces additional dates for its fall production of Reprise, due to popular demand. A new play with original music forming part of the National Theatre of Scotland's Home Away Festival (performing in Glasgow on October 8), Reprise will return to Chicago for public performances November 4-5.  School matinees are scheduled for November 1-10.  ASC also announces the postponement of Jack's House.  All performances take place at Northwestern Settlement's Vittum Theater, 1012 N. Noble St. Tickets are $10 for preview performances, and $17 for adults and $12 for youth aged 14 years and younger for the regular run. Tickets may be purchased at adventurestage.org or by calling 773.342.4141 (more...)

Adventure Stage Chicago's REPRISE Returns from Acclaimed Scotland Run
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

Adventure Stage Chicago (ASC), a program of Northwestern Settlement (the Settlement), kicked off the National Theater of Scotland's Home Away Festival on Saturday, October 8th, to standing ovations and great acclaim. (more...)

The Jewish Museum Features Artists Christian Boltanski and Mary Reid Kelly and More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

The Jewish Museum's fall 2016 slate of lectures, discussions, and events continues in December with renowned artist Christian Boltanski in conversation with the Jewish Museum's Jens Hoffmann, and 2016 MacArthur Fellow Mary Reid Kelley presenting a selection of her video art.  Other highlights includes an adult studio art workshop; a behind-the-scenes gallery talk led by Jewish Museum Associate Curator Kelly Taxter; and gallery discussions on specific themes and topics related to current exhibitions. (more...)

Photo Flash: Connecticut Repertory Theatre Announces Cast and Creative Team for AN ABSOLUTE TURKEY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) announces the cast of Georges Feydeau's 'An Absolute Turkey', adapted from Le Dindon by Nicki Frei and Peter Hall. Paul Mullins will direct. Performances will be held in the Harriet S. Jorgenson Theatre from December 1st through December 10th, 2016. For tickets and information please visit crt.uconn.edu or call (860) 486-2113. (more...)

EMH Productions in Association with Atim Udoffia Presents DOUBT: A PARABLE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

EMH Productions rounds out its fifth year of dynamic theatre on intimate Sacramento stages, this time partnering with Co-Producer Atim Udoffia for Doubt by John Patrick Shanley. It will be directed by Sacramento's Anthony D'Juan. This 2005 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play mesmerized audiences on Broadway, while the 2009 film adaptation received an Oscar nomination.  (more...)

Spotlighters to Present THE GAME'S AFOOT (OR HOLMES FOR THE HOLIDAYS)
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Spotlighters offers family fun for the holidays in a holiday murder mystery comedy, THE GAME'S AFOOT (or Holmes for the Holidays) by Ken Ludwig. (more...)

Tribute to Karen Allen, Theatre, Dance, Film, Art & More Set for 6th Annual MADE IN THE BERKSHIRES Festival
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Berkshire Theatre Group is pleased to announce the full schedule of events for the Made in the Berkshires Festival, which will be held on November 11 through November 13, at The Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield, MA and The Unicorn Theatre in Stockbridge, MA, celebrating the sixth year of this wonderful festival featuring local art and artists. (more...)

David Bowie's LAZARUS Leads November's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Nov 3, 2016

London is never short of theatre temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From Bowie's Lazarus and Glenda Jackson's King Lear to Mark Rylance's return, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews… (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Presents HIGHMARK HOLIDAY POPS, 12/9
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Celebrate the magic of the holiday season with the music of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's annual Highmark Holiday Pops December 9 through 11 and December 17 and 18 at Heinz Hall. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for the World Premiere of Dan Gillespie Sells & Tom Macrae's New Musical EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2016

Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres Robert Hastie today announces the cast for the world premiere of Dan Gillespie Sells and Tom MacRae's new musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie. (more...)

John McCrea to Star in New Musical EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2016

John McCrea is set to play the titular role in the world premiere of Dan Gillespie Sells & Tom Macrae's New Musical EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE. (more...)

BWW Review: SHAKESPEARE TRILOGY, King's Cross Theatre, 22 November 2016
by Marianka Swain - Nov 23, 2016

'Inmates, coming through.' That's our introduction to Phyllida Lloyd's landmark trilogy, as the homogenised prisoners are steered through the audience by prison officers. But this extraordinarily empathetic project, developed with Clean Break, gives those inmates individual voices and means of expression, while the all-female cast that inhabit them gives new voice to three familiar plays. (more...)

BWW Review: GREASE is the Word at Star Of The Sea Theatre Manly
by Brodie Paparella - Nov 22, 2016

A bunch of horny working-class high school delinquent adolescents celebrate their final year of high school, what could possibly go wrong? This latest effort by Manly Musical Society takes on the classic musical about those summer nights and the trials, love triangles and memory-making to follow. Manly Musical Society's production is as charming as Sandy, raunchy as Kenickie and funny as mooning the principal in the middle of the high school dance. (more...)

Photo Flash: Take a Look at the DONMAR SHAKESPEARE TRILOGY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

Donmar opens new temporary theatre in King's Cross for Phyllida Lloyd's all-female Donmar Shakespeare trilogy which will climax with THE TEMPEST. (more...)

Celebrity Series of Boston Announces Line-Up for Stave Sessions 2017
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

The Celebrity Series of Boston has announced the line-up for the 3rd annual Stave Sessions, a unique music series that showcases the innovative, the experimental, and the collaborative approaches of emerging artists. (more...)

IBM Named an Internet of Things Software Platform Leader, Launches Global Watson IoT Consulting Solutions
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

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Photo Flash: ANNIE WARBUCKS Celebrates Opening at Theatre at the Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Theatre at the Center's production of Annie Warbucks, the sequel to Annie, the 1977 Tony Award-winning smash Broadway hit, opened to a packed house Sunday, November 20. Based on Harold Gray's Little Orphan Annie comic strip, the book is by Thomas Meehan with music by Charles Strouse and lyrics by Martin Charnin. Annie Warbucks opened Off Broadway in 1993 and broke records for the time with 200 performances.  The Jeff Recommended production will continue through December 18. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening festivities below! (more...)


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by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

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Star Studded 'Shakespeare Live! From the Royal Shakespeare Company' Coming to PBS' GREAT PERFORMANCES
by TV News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

To commemorate the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death on April 23, 2016, The Royal Shakespeare Company hosted a glittering jubilee party with an all-star cast. (more...)

Donmar Warehouse Announces 2017 Spring Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Artistic Director Josie Rourke and Executive Producer Kate Pakenham announce today the Power Season at the Donmar Warehouse.  (more...)

BWW Review: VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE A Warm Hearted Comedic Winner
by Frank Benge - Nov 14, 2016

What do you get when you cross Christopher Durang, the master of anxious comedy, with Anton Chekhov, the master of Russian despair? You get VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE, an evening of melancholia and mirth. While Durang starts with Chekhov he soon runs off in every direction. Chekhov and Walt Disney? California Suite and The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie? Why not? He ends up delivering a warmhearted, surprisingly personable play that is a mixture of clever and sweet that's hard to pull off. The production now on stage at The Wimberley Playhouse pulls it off beautifully. Chekhov's characters are full of angst and dissatisfaction, and so are Durang's. The key difference is that while tragic Chekhov can be funny, Durang is pretty much flat out bonkers. (more...)

Ovation to Present ANYTHING GOES Upstairs at the Gatehouse This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Ovation presents ANYTHING GOES, with Music & Lyrics by Cole Porter, and Book by Guy Bolton, P.G. Wodehouse, Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, running 14th December 2016 - 29th January 2017 Upstairs at the Gatehouse, Highgate Village, London. (more...)

Unbound Productions Will Remount Harriet Beecher Stowe's First Abolitionist Work TWO PICTURES IN ONE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Unbound Productions Artistic Director Paul Millet, Producing Artistic Director Jeff G. Rack, and Executive Director Jonathan Josephson have announced that their summer production of Two Pictures In One will receive an enhanced staged reading at the Sexson Auditorium at Pasadena City College on November 16 and 17 at 6:00 p.m. The play was originally included as a part of the company's critically acclaimed production of History Lit: A Festival of Timeless Stories this past July at the Pasadena Museum of History. (more...)

Penny Arcade's LONGING LASTS LONGER Set for St. Ann's Warehouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

St. Ann's Warehouse welcomes Penny Arcade, legendary downtown New York writer, performance artist, actress and force for artistic resistance, for the American Premiere of her internationally acclaimed Longing Lasts Longer, December 1-11. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Andrew Upton's Adaptation of A FLEA IN HER EAR Is A Fabulously Fun Farce
by Jade Kops - Nov 12, 2016

Georges Feydeau's early 20th Century French farce is given further complexity in Andrew Upton's adaptation of A FLEA IN HER EAR. Under the Simon Phillips direction, Sydney Theatre Company presents a hilariously delicious layered confection of cotton candy stickiness and fluff. (more...)

New Rep Extends FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Through January 1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

New Repertory Theatre has extended Fiddler on the Roof, running December 2, 2016- January 1, 2017 in the Charles Mosesian Theater at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. (more...)

Mercury Celebrates A MEXICAN BAROQUE CHRISTMAS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

Join Mercury for a joyful celebration of music in the New World in A MEXICAN BAROQUE CHRISTMAS, curated by Artistic Director Antoine Plante, November 26 to December 3 at venues around Houston. (more...)

Connecticut Rep's AN ABSOLUTE TURKEY Announces Cast, Creative Team
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) announces the cast of Georges Feydeau's 'An Absolute Turkey,' adapted from Le Dindon by Nicki Frei and Peter Hall. (more...)

Cynthia Erivo to Join Viola Davis in Steve McQueen Thriller, WIDOWS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

 Tony Award- winner and breakout star of Broadway's 'The Color Purple', Cynthia Erivo, will join Viola Davis in a brand new heist thriller 'Widows.'   (more...)

New Repertory Theatre Presents FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

New Repertory Theatre presents Fiddler on the Roof, December 2-24, 2016 in the Charles Mosesian Theater at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. Tickets are $35-$65 and may be purchased by calling the New Rep Box Office at 617-923-8487 or visiting newrep.org. Student, senior, and group discounts are available. Subscription packages that include Fiddler on the Roof are also available. (more...)

Frances Ruffelle, Toshi Reagon, NY Comedy Fest and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances from November 2 - November 13. (more...)

Barbara Drennan, Matthew Seadon-Young, and Joseph Prouse Join the West End Cast of BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

On 28 November 2016 Matthew Seadon-Young and Barbara Drennan will join the West End cast of Beautiful - The Carole King Musical to play Gerry Goffin (Carole King's husband and song-writing partner) and Genie Klein (King's mother) respectively.   (more...)

Abigail Breslin, Norbert Leo Butz and More Join The New Group's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

The New Group announces additional casting for productions coming up in the company's 2016-2017 Season. (more...)

BWW Review: HER ACHING HEART, The Hope Theatre, 1 December 2016
by Cindy Marcolina - Dec 2, 2016

Hosted in the ambiguously small The Hope Theatre, decked in ruby velvet and rather decadent furniture for the occasion, this 25th Anniversary production of Bryony Lavery and directed by Matthew Parker, Her Aching Heart is funny, energetic, and deliciously overdramatic. (more...)

Ogunquit Playhouse to Launch New Works Series with FRIDA Reading in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

The Ogunquit Playhouse has announced the launch of a new works program to incubate and develop new musicals for the stage. The program is helmed by Matt Schicker and will kick off on Monday, December 5 at 3:30PM at Pearl Studios in New York, NY, with an invite-only Actors' Equity Association stage reading of Frida, a musical with book and lyrics by Michael Aman and music by Dana P. Rowe. (more...)

'An Anderson & Petty Christmas' at The St. James in Aid of MAD Trust
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Transatlantic songwriting duo Anderson & Petty are thrilled to be returning to The St. James Studio to present 'An Anderson & Petty Christmas' featuring a host of West End and TV stars. (more...)

Lynn University to Stage Readings of Three New Plays by Jan McArt in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Lynn University and Producer Jan McArt, director of theatre arts program development, will present three of Jan McArt's New Play Readings in 2017. Under the leadership and guidance of McArt, this program develops new plays by highly acclaimed playwrights through staged readings. (more...)

Last Chance to See THE DRESSER by Ronald Harwood at the Duke of York's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Audiences have only six weeks left to see the critically acclaimed West End production of Sir Ronald Harwood's The Dresser which brings together a multi award-winning cast and creative team in a five-star revival. (more...)

American Ballet Theatre 2017 Summer Intensive Tour Announced
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

American Ballet Theatre's Summer Intensive National Audition Tour will kick off January 7, 2017 in New York City and will visit a total of 27 cities through February 12, 2017. Intermediate and advanced students, ages 9 to 24, are invited to audition for ABT's New York, Collegiate and satellite Summer Intensives, and Young Dancer Summer Workshop. (more...)

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