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Shakespeare Uncovered Preview: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM with Hugh BonnevilleShakespeare Uncovered Preview: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM with Hugh Bonneville
by Ellen Dostal - Jan 28, 2015

Get ready Shakespeare lovers! Shakespeare Uncovered returns to PBS this Friday, January 30th. Like the first series, the second celebrity-hosted installment will cover a wealth of information, including a look at some iconic performances, historical and biographical data, and new analysis by noted scholars and guests, all of which will open up six of Shakespeare's greatest plays. (more...)

Nylon Fusion Theatre Company Announces Their Short Play Festival 'This Round's on Us'Nylon Fusion Theatre Company Announces Their Short Play Festival 'This Round's on Us'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

Nylon Fusion Theatre Company announces their Short Play Festival "This Round's On Us" on February 20-21, featuring eleven new plays in two sets. Guest writers include Michael Puzzo and Don Nigro. Gotham's John Doman plays President McKinley in Nigro's new play Front Porch. Hosted by Lori Kee. (more...)

CINDERELLA Tour Features CO Native Jordana Grolnick; Musical Plays 2/3-15 in DenverCINDERELLA Tour Features CO Native Jordana Grolnick; Musical Plays 2/3-15 in Denver
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA, the 2013 Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of South Pacific and The Sound of Music, plays The Buell Theatre February 3-15 only. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Michael Russotto, Megan Anderson & More in Rep Stage's THE WHALEPhoto Flash: First Look at Michael Russotto, Megan Anderson & More in Rep Stage's THE WHALE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

Rep Stage, the regional theatre in residence at Howard Community College (HCC), continues its 22nd season with Samuel D. Hunter's 'The Whale', directed by Helen Hayesaward winner and Rep Stage veteran Kasi Campbell. Check out a first look at the production below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: A CASE NAMED FREUD Completes Savyon Liebrecht's TrilogyBWW Reviews: A CASE NAMED FREUD Completes Savyon Liebrecht's Trilogy
by Nancy Grossman - Jan 27, 2015

In commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the 70th Anniversary of World War II, Goethe-Institut Boston's German Stage, in association with the Austrian Cultural Forum New York and Israeli Stage, presents the American Premiere of A CASE NAMED FREUD in five locations this week. The opening night staged reading marked the tenth German Stage production since 2012 and provided a backdrop to the farewell for Goethe-Institut Director Detlef Gericke who has served in Boston for six years. (more...)

Matthew Weiner, Darren Aronofsky & More to Serve as Berlin Film Festival International JuryMatthew Weiner, Darren Aronofsky & More to Serve as Berlin Film Festival International Jury
by Movies News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

The Berlin International Film Festival, which opens February 5th,has announced its international jury line-up (more...)

Beverley Knight Extends Run in West End's MEMPHISBeverley Knight Extends Run in West End's MEMPHIS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

Producers of Memphis THE MUSICAL, which recently celebrated its 100th performance at the Shaftesbury Theatre, are delighted to announce that the Original London Cast Album is now available to purchase online for download. The CD will be available from 9 February at the Shaftesbury Theatre and via First Night Records. (more...)

John Tartaglia to Lead BUYER & CELLAR at George Street PlayhouseJohn Tartaglia to Lead BUYER & CELLAR at George Street Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

George Street Playhouse and Artistic Director David Saint have announced that New Jersey native John Tartaglia, from the original Broadway cast of Avenue Q, as well as TV's Sesame Street and the Emmy Award - nominated Johnny and the Sprites will be appearing in New Brunswick as the sole cast member of Buyer & Cellar, the fourth production of the New Brunswick theatre's current season. Mr. Tartaglia will take the fictional journey to the fictional version of Barbra Streisand's fictional basement beginning March 3 through March 29. Opening night is set for Friday, March 6. Mr. Saint helms the production. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with James Dreyfus & More for UK Tour of HARVEYPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with James Dreyfus & More for UK Tour of HARVEY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

The new production of Mary Chase's Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy HARVEY directed by Lindsay Posner and starring James Dreyfus as Elwood P. Dowd and Maureen Lipman as Veta Louise Simmons, will play a limited season at London's Theatre Royal Haymarket from Tuesday 17 March until Saturday 2 May, with a Gala Night on Monday 23 March. The production will first open at Birmingham Repertory Theatre on 6 February, running until 21 February, with a national press night on Tuesday 17 February. After Birmingham, the production will play in Malvern from 24 to 28 February and Richmond from 3 to 7 March. (more...)

SHUFFLE Concert Set for Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre on 3/8SHUFFLE Concert Set for Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre on 3/8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

SHUFFLE Concert changes the rules of performance at Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre on Sunday, March 8 at 2 p.m. (more...)

Bailiwick Chicago to Present Chicago Casting Auction Production of WONDERFUL TOWN, 2/25-28Bailiwick Chicago to Present Chicago Casting Auction Production of WONDERFUL TOWN, 2/25-28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

It's no ordinary cast! Dozens of competitors bid for roles in a professionally produced stage production of the Tony Award-winning musical WONDERFUL TOWN at Bailiwick Chicago's annual CHICAGO CASTING AUCTION. Now, they're ready to take the stage for five performances only, February 25 - 28, 2015 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. With book by Joseph A. Fields and Jerome Chodorov, lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green and music by Leonard Bernstein, WONDERFUL TOWN is directed by Bailiwick Chicago Company Member Varris Holmes* with music direction by Kyle Pollio and choreography by Company Member Jon Martinez*. Tickets are available at bailiwickchicago.com. (more...)

UK's Critics' Circle Theatre Awards Are Announced - Mark Strong, Helen McCrory and More Among Winners!UK's Critics' Circle Theatre Awards Are Announced - Mark Strong, Helen McCrory and More Among Winners!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

The Critics' Circle Theatre Awards 2014 were hosted today, Tuesday 27th January 2015, by its Chairman, Mark Shenton, at the Prince of Wales Theatre, London. (more...)

Katie Holmes Joins Season 3 of Showtime's RAY DONOVANKatie Holmes Joins Season 3 of Showtime's RAY DONOVAN
by TV News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

Acclaimed television, film and Broadway star Katie Holmes will appear in a major guest starring role in the highly anticipated third season of the hit SHOWTIME drama series RAY DONOVAN. (more...)

City National and Barnes & Noble Donate 65,000 New Books to Schools, Nonprofits in Four StatesCity National and Barnes & Noble Donate 65,000 New Books to Schools, Nonprofits in Four States
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

City National Bank's Reading is The way up nonprofit literacy program, in partnership with Barnes & Noble, today announced the donation of 65,000 new books valued at more than $200,000 to 33 schools and nonprofit organizations in California, Nevada, New York City, and Nashville, Tennessee. (more...)

New York Philharmonic Cancels Rehearsals, Alters Programs Due to Weather ConditionsNew York Philharmonic Cancels Rehearsals, Alters Programs Due to Weather Conditions
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

Due to predicted extreme weather conditions and travel disruptions, the New York Philharmonic has had to cancel two rehearsals for the program of Wednesday, January 28, 2015, at 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, January 29 at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, January 30 at 11:00 a.m.; and Saturday, January 31 at 8:00 p.m., to be conducted by David Robertson. This has necessitated some changes in repertoire. Also due to the changes in rehearsal schedule, the Open Rehearsal scheduled for Wednesday, January 28 at 9:45 a.m. has been cancelled. (more...)

2015 Helen Hayes Award Nominations Announced!2015 Helen Hayes Award Nominations Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

Tonight before a crowd of 150 theatre makers and theatre lovers, theatreWashington announced the nominees for the 2015 Helen Hayes Awards. One of the country's most prestigious cultural honors, The Helen Hayes Awards recognizes and celebrates excellence in professional theatre throughout the Washington metropolitan area. Watch the full announcement below, and scroll down for the list of nominees! (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Cast of Steppenwolf's MARIE ANTOINETTEPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with Cast of Steppenwolf's MARIE ANTOINETTE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

Steppenwolf Theatre Company continues its 2014/15 Subscription Season with the Chicago premiere production of Marie Antoinette, a modern, witty portrayal of the young queen of France by David Adjmi and directed by Robert O'Hara. The cast features ensemble members Alana Arenas as Marie Antoinette, Tim Hopper as her husband Louis XVI and Alan Wilder as Sheep. Ericka Ratcliff takes on the role of Yolande de Polignac and Mrs. Sauce replacing previously announced ensemble member Ora Jones who had an artistic scheduling conflict. (more...)

Writers Sign Petition Over Upcoming Neil Patrick Harris Variety Show & MoreWriters Sign Petition Over Upcoming Neil Patrick Harris Variety Show & More
by TV News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

Today, over 175 comedy and variety writers have signed a petition urging ITV to enter a collective bargaining agreement to protect its nonfiction writer-producers, including those set for the 10 ordered episodes of NBC's Neil Patrick Harris' variety show announced back in October. (more...)

ABC Orders Shondaland Drama, Dan Savage Comedy PilotsABC Orders Shondaland Drama, Dan Savage Comedy Pilots
by TV News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

The Hollywood Reporter writes that ABC has ordered several more pilots -- from Shondaland, Fake Empire, Dan Savage and Chevy Chase. (more...)

Marionetas de la Esquina to Present SLEEPING BEAUTY DREAMS at Smothers Theatre, 3/7Marionetas de la Esquina to Present SLEEPING BEAUTY DREAMS at Smothers Theatre, 3/7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

Award-winning puppet theatre company Marionetas de la Esquina brings their unique and modern adaptation Sleeping Beauty Dreams to Smothers Theatre on Saturday, March 7 at 11 a.m. (more...)

THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME Recoups Broadway InvestmentTHE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME Recoups Broadway Investment
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

The producers of the critically acclaimed new play THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME have announced that the Broadway production has officially recouped its $4.75 million capitalization, following the week ending January 25, 2015. Written by Simon Stephens, adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel, and directed by Tony Award-winner Marianne Elliott, the play began preview performances on September 20, 2014 and opened to rave reviews on October 5, 2014. The production plays at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). (more...)

BWW Special Coverage: The Kansas City Ballet Announces Their 2015-2016 SeasonBWW Special Coverage: The Kansas City Ballet Announces Their 2015-2016 Season
by Steve Wilson - Jan 26, 2015

KANSAS CITY, MO (January 26, 2015) - The Kansas City Ballet today announced the 2015-2016 season. The 58th season will commence with the Kansas City Premiere of The Three Musketeers, choreography by Andre Prokovsky and music by Guiseppe Verdi, to be followed by the unveiling of Kansas City Ballet Artistic Director Devon Carney's all new production of The Nutcracker. Following the holiday classic, the winter program will feature the Kansas City Premiere of Swan Lake, choreography by Devon Carney, after Marius Petipa with the beloved music of Tchaikovsky. The 2015-16 season will finish with a joyful Spring Program featuring Kansas City Premieres of Adam Hougland's The Rite of Spring as well as new works by choreographers Helen Pickett, Viktor Plotnikov, and Yuri Possokhov. The Kansas City Symphony, conducted by renowned Kansas City Music Director Ramona Pansegrau, will accompany the 2015-2016 season. (more...)

Up on the Marquee: THE AUDIENCEUp on the Marquee: THE AUDIENCE
by Walter McBride - Jan 26, 2015

Peter Morgan's Broadway-bound The Audience, starring Academy Award winner Helen Mirren and directed by Stephen Daldry, will now begin performances at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street) on February 14., with an official opening night set for March 8. BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the marquee below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at First Folio Theatre's LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOORPhoto Flash: First Look at First Folio Theatre's LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83) will present Neil Simon's witty modern classicLAUGHTER ON THE 23rd FLOOR, previewing January 28, opening Saturday, January 31 at 8 p.m. and running through March 1, 2015. (more...)

175+ Comedy-Variety Writers Petition ITV - John Oliver, Amy Schumer, Colin Jost and More175+ Comedy-Variety Writers Petition ITV - John Oliver, Amy Schumer, Colin Jost and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

More than 175 prominent comedy/variety writers, including a number who appear on-air, have signed a petition urging ITV to enter a collective bargaining agreement covering its nonfiction writer-producers. (more...)

Stunt Performers from UNBROKEN, GAME OF THRONES  Honored by SAG-AFTRAStunt Performers from UNBROKEN, GAME OF THRONES Honored by SAG-AFTRA
by TV News Desk - Jan 25, 2015

The stunt performers and coordinators from "Unbroken" and "Game of Thrones" are this year's SAG Awards honorees for Outstanding Action Performances by Film and Television Stunt Ensembles, it was announced today from the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® red carpet (more...)

IT'S ONLY A PLAY Cast Help 'Schlep' Props, Scenery & More to New VenueIT'S ONLY A PLAY Cast Help 'Schlep' Props, Scenery & More to New Venue
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

Today, the New York Post Page Six reports that the show's cast members, including Martin Short, Matthew Broderick, Stockard Channing and F. Murray Abraham, will pitch in and help the transition (more...)

John Goodman and Tom Sturridge Join UK's AMERICAN BUFFALO at Wyndham, AprilJohn Goodman and Tom Sturridge Join UK's AMERICAN BUFFALO at Wyndham, April
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

John Goodman and Tom Sturridge will join Damian Lewis in the major new revival of David Mamet's gripping 1975 playAmerican Buffalo. Directed by Daniel Evans, American Buffalo will play at Wyndham's Theatre for a strictly limited run from16 April - 27 June 2015. (more...)

Ron Canada, Luke Forbes and Adam Gerber Star in George Street's THE WHIPPING MAN, Opening TonightRon Canada, Luke Forbes and Adam Gerber Star in George Street's THE WHIPPING MAN, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

The Whipping Man by Matthew Lopez opens tonight, January 23, 2015 at George Street Playhouse. The production runs through February 15, 2015 Directed by Seret Scott, the cast features Ron Canada, Luke Forbes and Adam Gerber. (more...)

NY Public Library's Assistant Curator Annemarie van Roessel on CAFFE CINONY Public Library's Assistant Curator Annemarie van Roessel on CAFFE CINO
by NYPL for the Performing Arts - Jan 23, 2015

BroadwayWorld.com continues our exclusive content series, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, which delves into the library's unparalleled archives, and resources. Below, check out a piece by Annemarie van Roessel, Assistant Curator for the Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts on CAFFE CINO: (more...)

Lynn Nottage's RUINED to Play Everyman Theatre, 2/4-3/8Lynn Nottage's RUINED to Play Everyman Theatre, 2/4-3/8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

The Pulitzer Prize winning drama Ruined by Lynn Nottage makes its Baltimore premiere at Everyman Theatre this winter. The epic play features a cast of 17, led by Everyman Resident Company Member Dawn Ursula, who was seen last season as Vera Stark in Nottage's comedic drama By the Way, Meet Vera Stark. The production is directed by internationally acclaimed director Tazewell Thompson and will run from February 4th through March 8th. (more...)

Media Theatre's MIRACLE WORKER Will Benefit Two Local Schools for the BlindMedia Theatre's MIRACLE WORKER Will Benefit Two Local Schools for the Blind
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

If Helen Keller were a student today in the Philadelphia region she would have her choice of two outstanding schools -- Overbrook School for the Blind in Philadelphia and Royer-Greaves School for the Blind in Paoli. Helen's story and struggles to learn from her governess Annie Sullivan come into sharp focus in Media Theatre's The Miracle Worker. The classic play by William Gibson opens for previews Wednesday, January 28. (more...)

Staged Reading of Lou Diamond Phillips' BURNING DESIRE Set for Actors Chapel, 1/28Staged Reading of Lou Diamond Phillips' BURNING DESIRE Set for Actors Chapel, 1/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

BURNING DESIRE, a modern parable written by Lou Diamond Phillips will be presented as a staged reading in New York City at St. Malachy's Church at The Actors Chapel, on Wednesday, January 28th at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: January 17-23THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: January 17-23
by Louisa Brady - Jan 23, 2015

Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures' is here to satisfy your end-of-the-week fix! Take a look below to catch up on the latest happenings from the Great White Way to The West End (and everywhere in between) with coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights and more. Highlights this week include coverage of opening night of Roundabout's INTO THE WOODS, the Gypsy Robe Ceremony for HONEYMOON IN VEGAS, John Cameron Mitchell's return to Broadway as HEDWIG, and more! (more...)

West End's JERSEY BOYS Announces New Cast AdditionsWest End's JERSEY BOYS Announces New Cast Additions
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

From Tuesday 10 March, Gary Watson will be joining the cast of JERSEY BOYS at the Piccadilly Theatre, playing Nick Massi, as the smash hit musical celebrates its 7th London birthday on 18 March. (more...)

theatreWashington to Announce 2015 Helen Hayes Award Nominees Next MondaytheatreWashington to Announce 2015 Helen Hayes Award Nominees Next Monday
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

theatreWashington will announce the 2015 Helen Hayes Awards nominees on Monday, January 26th, 2015 in the National Theatre's Helen Hayes Gallery. Artists and audiences, both local and international, will be able to watch the nomination announcements live via webcast for the third consecutive year. This year's Awards will mark the first results from new rules and guidelines that were implemented for the 2014 theatre season. (more...)

NT Live to Broadcast EVERYMAN, Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, This JulyNT Live to Broadcast EVERYMAN, Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, This July
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

Celebrating its 6th year bringing live theatre to cinema audiences around the world, NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE is pleased to announce an international broadcast of Academy Award nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave) in the title role of Everyman, adapted by Carol Ann Duffy and directed by Rufus Norris, live from The National Theatre of Great Britain's Olivier Theatre on Thursday, July 16, 2015. Dates will vary at venues internationally and encore screenings will follow. (more...)

Bettye LaVette to Perform at Smothers Theatre, 3/4Bettye LaVette to Perform at Smothers Theatre, 3/4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

The two-time Grammy nominee and Rhythm & Blues Pioneer Award winner Bettye LaVette comes to Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre on Wednesday, March 4 at 8 p.m. (more...)

The Huffington Post Union of Bloggers Online Blogspot www.hpub.org Announces the $2500 Helen Thomas Prize and the Daniel Bruno In-Depth Interview SeriesThe Huffington Post Union of Bloggers Online Blogspot www.hpub.org Announces the $2500 Helen Thomas Prize and the Daniel Bruno In-Depth Interview Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

NEW YORK, Jan. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ www.hpub.organd www.huffingtonpostforum.comfeature commentary about the Huffington Post and provide thought leaders with a fresh venue free from tabloid and gossip fare. The www.hpub.orgHelen Thomas Prize for Excellence in Journalism is being offered for the best original, un-published essay on American foreign policy before January 1, 2016. Founded as a non-profit in July, 2010, www.hpub.orgfeatures thousands of well-written articles covering topics such as bitcoin, Obamacare, the Patriot Act and the September 11 bin Laden conspiracy theory. In March, 2011, HPUB endorsed a strike by the National Writers Union and the Newspaper Guild to boycott The Huffington Post. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Huffington_Post# (more...)

PMJ Productions' THE LONELY SOLDIER MONOLOGUES to Play The Cockpit, May 6-31PMJ Productions' THE LONELY SOLDIER MONOLOGUES to Play The Cockpit, May 6-31
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

PMJ Productions presents The Lonely Soldier Monologues by Helen Benedict, running May 6th - 31st 2015, at The Cockpit. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Andrew Bovell's AFTER DINNER, A Play On Social Interaction Still Resonates 30 Years On.BWW Reviews: Andrew Bovell's AFTER DINNER, A Play On Social Interaction Still Resonates 30 Years On.
by Jade Kops - Jan 22, 2015

On the face of it, AFTER DINNER is an amusing look at 5 middle aged singletons out for a good night out but look beneath the bright makeup and power suits and the timeless truths show along with the tragedy of their situations. (more...)

National Theatre of Scotland and RSC's DUNSINANE to Begin 2/4 at Shakespeare Theatre CompanyNational Theatre of Scotland and RSC's DUNSINANE to Begin 2/4 at Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

The Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) presents Dunsinane, playwright David Greig's majestic sequel to Shakespeare's Macbeth, presented by the National Theatre of Scotland and the Royal Shakespeare Company, and directed by Roxana Silbert. First premiered by the Royal Shakespeare Company at Hampstead Theatre in 2010, this tour marks the U.S. premiere of Dunsinane after a highly successful tour to East Asia and Russia in spring 2014. Hailed by The Guardian as "a work of compelling intelligence, provocation and wit," Dunsinane will play at the Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from February 4-21, 2015. (more...)

Simmons College Announces New Website and Brand Messaging, Highlights Expertise in Women's LeadershipSimmons College Announces New Website and Brand Messaging, Highlights Expertise in Women's Leadership
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

BOSTON, Jan. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Coinciding with the beginning of the spring 2015 academic semester, Simmons College announced its new compelling brand messaging along with the launch of a new, enhancedwebsite, which showcases the success of alumnae/i, faculty, and students in an exciting and dynamic manner. (more...)

Anne Hathaway to Star in GROUNDED at the Public; Julie Taymor Directs!Anne Hathaway to Star in GROUNDED at the Public; Julie Taymor Directs!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

The Public Theater announced today that George Brant's spellbinding, ripped-from-the-headlines play GROUNDED, with Academy Award winner Anne Hathaway, has been added to the 2014-15 downtown season. Directed by Academy Award nominee and two-time Tony Award winner Julie Taymor, GROUNDED marks the return to the Public Theater stage for Hathaway who played Viola in the 2009 Shakespeare in the Park production of Twelfth Night. GROUNDED will begin performances in the Anspacher Theater on Tuesday, April 7 and run through Sunday, May 17, with an official press opening on Thursday, April 23. (more...)

Maltz Jupiter Theatre's THE KING AND I & Actors' Playhouse's MURDER BALLAD Lead Carbonell Awards Nominations!Maltz Jupiter Theatre's THE KING AND I & Actors' Playhouse's MURDER BALLAD Lead Carbonell Awards Nominations!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

A production of a beloved Rodgers and Hammerstein musical and a rock and roll tale of a passionate love triangle garnered the most nominations for the 39th annual Carbonell Awards, which honors excellence in theater in South Florida. (more...)

Colleen Moore to Star in LATE NITE CATECHISM, 2/3 at Bucks County PlayhouseColleen Moore to Star in LATE NITE CATECHISM, 2/3 at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) welcomes Entertainment Events and their production of Late Nite Catechism set to open February 3rd, 2015. (more...)

MCC Theater Sets All-Star Lineup for 2015 MISCAST GALA: Uzo Aduba, Laura Benanti, Jeremy Jordan & More!MCC Theater Sets All-Star Lineup for 2015 MISCAST GALA: Uzo Aduba, Laura Benanti, Jeremy Jordan & More!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

MCC THEATER has announced the all-star lineup of performers set for their annual Miscast gala, including: Uzo Aduba, recent Emmy Award winner for "Orange is the New Black"; Tony Award winners Laura Benanti, Linda Lavin and Jessie Mueller; Tony Award nominees Annaleigh Ashford, Christopher Fitzgerald, Joshua Henry, Jeremy Jordan and Ramin Karimloo; and stage and screen stars Ana Gasteyer and Cheyenne Jackson. (more...)

DM Playhouse, IRIS, Deaf Services Unlimited Partner for Fully-Accessible Performance of THE MIRACLE WORKERDM Playhouse, IRIS, Deaf Services Unlimited Partner for Fully-Accessible Performance of THE MIRACLE WORKER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

The Des Moines Community Playhouse, Iowa Radio Reading Information Service for the Blind and Print Handicapped (IRIS), and Deaf Services Unlimited (DSU) present live audio description, broadcast to the entire audience, and ASL interpretation at 'The Miracle Worker.' This special, fully-accessible performance is 4:00 PM, Saturday, Jan. 24, in the Kate Goldman Children's Theatre at the Playhouse. Tickets are $13, all ages, and may be purchased online at dmplayhouse.com, by phone at 515-277-6261, or at the Playhouse ticket office, 831 42nd St. 'The Miracle Worker' is sponsored by Nationwide. (more...)

Angela Lansbury Stars in BLITHE SPIRIT, Coming to D.C.'s National Theatre This SpringAngela Lansbury Stars in BLITHE SPIRIT, Coming to D.C.'s National Theatre This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

Following the internationally acclaimed production with sold-out engagements on Broadway and London's West End, television legend, Oscar recipient and five-time Tony Award-winner Angela Lansburyreturns to the stage in an exciting North American tour of Noel Coward's smash-hit comedic play, BLITHE SPIRIT. The tour makes its Washington premiere Tuesday, March 17 through Sunday, March 29 at the National Theatre, where Ms. Lansbury made her first pre-Broadway stage debut nearly 58 years ago to the day in Hotel Paradiso. (more...)

Charles Busch to Make 92Y 'Lyrics & Lyricists' Debut with HERE'S TO THE GIRLS!, 2/7-9Charles Busch to Make 92Y 'Lyrics & Lyricists' Debut with HERE'S TO THE GIRLS!, 2/7-9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

Artistic director Charles Busch -- in his Lyrics & Lyricists debut -- serves up a cavalcade of stories and songs about the legendary women of Hollywood's movie musical Golden Age in 'Here's to the Girls!' on February 7, 8 and 9, 2015 at 92Y. (more...)

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