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BWW Interview: Anthony Cochrane in THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK at STNJ
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 8, 2015

'The Diary of Anne Frank' will be performed at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey' from October 14th to November 21st. This powerful story is directed by Joseph Discher. Broadwayworld.com interviewed Anthony Cochrane who plays Mr. Van Daan in the play. (more...)

A British Invasion: Stars Cross the Pond to Light Up Broadway This Fall!
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 25, 2015

'[Thank you] to an incredible cast of British and American actors who make the Atlantic look like a little creek you can just kind of pop across,' said Dame Helen Mirren upon receiving her 2015 Tony Award. The stage and screen star reprised her critically-acclaimed performance in THE AUDIENCE after a West End run in 2013, and she was just one of many to 'pop across' an ocean for a stab at Broadway.  An unprecedented amount of British talent took over Broadway last year, bringing us such productions as THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME, WOLF HALL: PARTS 1 & 2, and SKYLIGHT.   It doesn't seem like the trend is ending anytime soon. This fall, Broadway will welcome a slew of British actors- some of whom will be making their US stage debuts in incoming productions. And it's not just performers. We're getting some complete British imports in shows like A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE and KING CHARLES III. Below, we're taking a moment to shine a spotlight on this season's British imports. (more...)

BWW Review: Sondra Radvanovsky Thrills in Met ANNA BOLENA
by Richard Sasanow - Oct 12, 2015

The Met came late to the trio of Donizetti operas about British queens, when it finally mounted ANNA BOLENA mounted for Anna Netrebko in 2011. This was long after Beverly Sills made her deal with the devil, trading her voice for the cover of Time Magazine, by singing Anne Boleyn, Mary Queen of Scots, and Elizabeth I at New York City Opera. The Met is finally getting around to mounting its own take on the operas this season (the so-called Tudor Trilogy) not for Netrebko but for American Sondra Radvanovsky. As Anna, she delivers a thrilling, go-for-broke performance. (more...)

BWW Review: THE WINTER'S TALE, Garrick Theatre, November 7 2015
by Gary Naylor - Nov 8, 2015

Gary Naylor sees a star-studded production of The Winter's Tale that doesn't quite convince in overcoming the problems of one of Shakespeare's problem plays. (more...)

THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR to Close STNJ's 53rd Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2015

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey closes its 53rd season with THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR by William Shakespeare, directed by Artistic Director Bonnie J. Monte. (more...)

TWITTER WATCH: Ian McKellen Offers Words from Shakespeare On The Matter of Refugees
by Michael Dale - Nov 23, 2015

A rare Shakespeare passage offers insight into the Elizabethan playwright's stance on a modern-day issue. (more...)

Mary Zimmerman to Direct GUYS & DOLLS at The Wallis, 12/1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2015

'Well, hang on to your snap-brim fedora: Ms. Zimmerman's fetching revival is as good as any production I've ever seen of the greatest of all the golden-age musicals,' proclaimed the Wall Street Journal when Oregon Shakespeare Festival staged the Broadway musical classic Guys & Dolls earlier this year at its Ashland, Oregon-based theatre. Now, for a limited run, the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts will present this production for the holidays in the Bram Goldsmith Theater for 24 performances beginning Dec 1 and running through Dec 20. (more...)

National Gallery Displays Historical Documents & More in EXPLORE YOUR ARCHIVE Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2015

14-22 November 2015 is 'Explore Your Archive' Week – the annual national event that celebrates the unique potential of archives to excite people, bring communities together and tell amazing stories. Established in 1824, the National Gallery has an intriguing archive with all manner of quirky items that have been collected during its 191-year history. To celebrate 'Explore Your Archive' our archivists have collated their Top Ten Most Fascinating…          (more...)

HERMAN'S HERMITS with Peter Noone Set for Fox Cities P.A.C.
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center is excited to announce 4 Show Biz's presentation of Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone, coming to the Fox Cities P.A.C. Saturday, November 5 at 7:30 p.m.  (more...)

BWW Review: ARDEN OF FAVERSHAM - A Thrilling Mystery
by Lynn Beaver - May 3, 2016

ARDEN OF FAVERSHAM directed by Kevin Gates and currently playing City Theatre is a fascinating piece of historical drama. (more...)

BWW Interview: Patrick Page is Ruling the Underworld Downtown in NYTW's HADESTOWN
by Nicole Rosky - May 22, 2016

He's taken on Scar, Claude Frollo, the Green Goblin, and the Grinch... but his past characters are not all that bad (at least he doesn't see it that way). Now Patrick Page is back on stage at New York Theatre Workshop and this time it's all about the underworld. (more...)

Marin Theatre Company to Continue Season with West Coast Premiere of ANNE BOLEYN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

Marin Theatre Company continues its 49th Season with Howard Brenton's, Anne Boleyn. The play was originally commissioned by Shakespeare's Globe Theatre and World Premiered in 2010. It later toured across the UK and Scotland with the Globe before receiving its US Premiere at the GAMM Theatre in Pawtucket, Rhode Island in 2013, and MTC is thrilled to have its West Coast Premiere opening on its mainstage April 19. (more...)

Tovah Feldshuh Returning to Feinstein's at the Nikko with 'AGING IS OPTIONAL,' 4/29-30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2016

Acclaimed Broadway, film and television star, Tovah Feldshuh - nominated six times for the Tony and Emmy Awards-returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko on Friday, April 29 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, April 30 (7 p.m.) with her one-woman show, Tovah: Aging is Optional. (more...)

Tier 5 Theatre Project to Present LADIES IN WAITING: THE JUDGEMENT OF HENRY VIII
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2016

What's a Tudor monarch to do when he has to face all six of his wives in the afterlife? (more...)

Cast Announced for Frontier Theatre Productions' THE LOVERS OF VIORNE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

Today Frontier Theatre Productions announces the full cast for its first production of Marguerite Duras' The Lovers of Viorne in a translation by Barbara Bray, opening on 4 May, with a preview on 3 May, and running until 21 May.  James Roose-Evans directs Charlotte Cornwell (Claire), Kevin Trainor (Interrogator) and Martin Turner (Pierre Lannes). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at CAN YOU FORGIVE HER? at Huntington
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

The Huntington Theatre Company presents the world premiere of CAN YOU FORGIVE HER? by two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Gina Gionfriddo (Becky Shaw and Rapture, Blister, Burn) and directed by Huntington Artistic Director Peter DuBois (A Little Night Music and Smart People). Performances continue through April 24, 2016 at the South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Go Behind the Scenes with CAN YOU FORGIVE HER? at Huntington
by Stage Tube - Mar 30, 2016

The Huntington Theatre Company presents the world premiere of CAN YOU FORGIVE HER? by two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Gina Gionfriddo (Becky Shaw and Rapture, Blister, Burn) and directed by Huntington Artistic DirectorPeter DuBois (A Little Night Music and Smart People). Performances continue through April 24, 2016 at the South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. Click below to go behind the scenes with the cast and creative team! (more...)

Carolrhoda Books Launches Six New Novels for Middle-Grade Readers
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

Celebrate a new selection of middle-grade novels from Carolrhoda Books, a division of Lerner Publishing Group, this spring! Six new fun and engaging titles will delight middle grade readers, teachers, and families alike. (more...)

WAM Theatre to Kick Off Fresh Takes Reading Series with THE LAST WIFE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

WAM Theatre is pleased to announce the cast for the opening event in the 2016 Fresh Takes Play Reading Series, The Last Wife by Kate Hennig, directed by WAM Artistic Associate and Fresh Takes Curator Molly Clancy. The reading will take place on Sunday, April 17 at 3 pm at No. Six Depot Roastery and Cafe, 6 Depot Street in West Stockbridge, MA. (more...)

One-Man Play CRY HAVOC to Headline SHAKE 38
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

In addition to dozens of performances throughout the city, SHAKE 38 will feature its first headlining event, Cry Havoc, a one-man play written and performed by actor/veteran Stephan Wolfert, at 2 p.m. on Sat., April 23 at the St. Louis Public Library - Central Branch. (more...)

Nathaniel Hackmann, James Leo Ryan & Kathryn Porterfield to Star in TUTS' OLIVER!; Full Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) has introduced the cast of Oliver! This classic comes to life on the stage from April 5 - 17, 2016 in Sarofim Hall at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

GRAVEDIGGER'S TALE to Play Longstreet Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2016

?The UofSC Department of Theatre and Dance will host Gravedigger's Tale, an interactive retelling of William Shakespeare's Hamlet, April 21-23 at Longstreet Theatre.  (more...)

Tony Abatemarco & David Nevell to Star in A WALK IN THE WOODS at ICT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

Can personal bonds bridge political chasms? John Henry Davis directs Tony Abatemarco and David Nevell in a brilliant and funny play of ideas by Lee Blessing. A Walk in the Woods opens April 29 at International City Theatre, with two low-priced previews set for April 27 and April 28. (more...)

Nabiyah Be, Damon Daunno, Amber Gray, Patrick Page and More to Lead Chavkin & Mitchell's HADESTOWN Premiere at NYTW; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) has announced the cast for HADESTOWN, written by celebrated singer-songwriter Anais Mitchell and developed with and directed by the inventive two-time OBIE award-winning director Rachel Chavkin (Three Pianos; Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812). (more...)

Tom Stoppard's ARCADIA to Begin March 31 at Central Square Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

The Nora Theatre Company is proud to present the Tom Stoppard's ARCADIA March 31 - May 1, 2016. ARCADIA is directed by The Nora's Artistic Director, Lee Mikeska Gardner. The press performance is Monday, April 4 at 7:30PM. (more...)

British Library Posts Digitized Manuscript Believed To Be In Shakespeare's Handwriting
by Michael Dale - Mar 18, 2016

Four pages of the only known surviving play script containing The Bard's handwriting. (more...)

TimeLine Theatre Sets 20th Anniversary Season: BAKERSFIELD MIST, THE LAST WIFE & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2016

 TimeLine Theatre Company, recipient of the prestigious 2016 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions and acclaimed for presenting plays inspired by history that connect to today's social and political issues, announces its 2016-17 season. (more...)

Berkeley Rep to Present West Coast Premiere of Zimmerman's TREASURE ISLAND
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2016

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the West Coast premiere of Treasure Island by Tony Award-winning director Mary Zimmerman. Critically praised as "nothing short of sublime" (Chicago-Sun Times), and "Zimmerman remains a superior storyteller " (Chicago Tribune), Treasure Island, a co-production with Chicago's Lookingglass Theatre Company, is a glorious adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's most beloved novel. Previews begin Friday, April 22, and the show runs through Sunday, June 5, 2016. Press night for Treasure Island will be held on Friday, April 29. Individual tickets start at $29 and can be purchased online at berkeleyrep.org or by phone, 510 647-2949. (more...)

Full Cast, Dates, Events Set for David Tennant-Led 'KING AND COUNTRY' at BAM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2016

In a major theatrical event marking the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death, BAM, the Royal Shakespeare Company, and The Ohio State University present the US Premiere of Shakespeare's History plays in KING AND COUNTRY: SHAKESPEARE'S GREAT CYCLE OF KINGS. Following performances at the Barbican, and in China in Beijing, Shanghai, and Hong Kong, the plays are directed by RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran and performed in repertory at the BAM Harvey Theater from Mar 24 through May 1, 2016. (more...)

WAM Theatre Sets 2016 Fresh Takes Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2016

WAM Theatre is excited to announce the line-up for its third season of their popular Fresh Takes Play Readings on select Sunday afternoons at No. Six Depot Roastery and Cafe in West Stockbridge. Each reading is followed by a talkback with the actors and director, and this year WAM is teaming with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Berkshire Community College to offer companion classes with WAM Artistic Director Kristen van Ginhoven on the Monday following each reading. (more...)

The City Theatre to Present A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS, 2/12-3/6
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

?The City Theatre is thrilled to announce the special stage presentation of Robert Bolt's celebrated drama A Man for All Seasons, the thought provoking and timely play of politics, religion, and power. CTC's resident director Jeff Hinkle, (Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, Hair, Cyrano de Bergerac, and the acclaimed A Streetcar Named Desire) directs the production lead by an all-star cast of Garry Peters, Roy Mullin, Rick Felkins, Scot Friedman, Mick D'Arcy and Wendy Zavaleta. Performances begin February 12th through March 6th at The City Theatre. (more...)

Refuge Theatre Project to Open Second Season with HIGH FIDELITY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

Refuge Theatre Project's second season will open on January 29, 2016 with High Fidelity - the musical based on Nick Hornby's 1995 novel and on Stephen Frears' 2000 feature-film adaptation that starred Chicago natives John Cusack, Joan Cusack and Lili Taylor. (more...)

Gina Gionfriddo's World Premiere CAN YOU FORGIVE HER? Begins Next Month at Huntington
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2016

The Huntington Theatre Company presents the world premiere of CAN YOU FORGIVE HER? by two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Gina Gionfriddo (Becky Shaw and Rapture, Blister, Burn) and directed by Huntington Artistic Director Peter DuBois (A Little Night Music and Smart People). Performances begin Friday, March 25 and continue through April 24, 2016 at the South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA.  (more...)

BWW Review: Superb Acting Makes A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS Magnificent Drama
by Frank Benge - Feb 17, 2016

A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS by Robert Bolt started out as a radio drama for BBC Radio in 1954. It was adapted into an hour-long live television version in 1957 and finally was reworked by Bolt for the stage in 1960. After success on the West End and on Broadway, it was subsequently made into an Academy Award winning 1966 film and a 1988 television movie. The title refers to Bolt's portrayal of More as the ultimate man of conscience remaining true to his beliefs while adapting to increasingly horrific circumstances. Bolt borrowed the title from Robert Whittington, a contemporary of More. (more...)

Anita Gillette and Penny Fuller to Return to Feinstein's/54 Below in SIN TWISTERS, TOO!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2016

Anita Gillette and Penny Fuller's new show, set for Feinstein's/54 Below for two performances, February 24th and March 2nd (both at 7 p.m.), is a sequel to their critically acclaimed SIN TWISTERS! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS at The City Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2016

The City Theatre continues its 2016 season with Robert Bolt's legendary award-winning drama A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS. The show runs three more weeks at The City Theatre, February 18 - March 6. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW Review: THE PRIDE Examines The Expression And Repression Of Love In Two Different Eras And Explores The Progression And Distance Still To Go For Acceptance.
by Jade Kops - Feb 12, 2016

Confronting, heartbreaking, and also hilarious, THE PRIDE draws the audience into two worlds, 50 years apart, highlighting that the horrific denial of love was not such a distant memory and still remains a challenge. (more...)

Full Cast Set for Mercury Theatre Colchester's UK Premiere of CLYBOURNE PARK
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

Artistic Director of Mercury Theatre Colchester Daniel Buckroyd today announces the full company for the UK regional premiere production of Bruce Norris' acclaimed play Clybourne Park which opens at the company's home base ahead of a national tour - Ben Deery (Karl / Steve), Dan Gaisford(Kenneth), Rebecca Manley (Bev / Kathy), Rebecca Oldfield (Betsey / Lindsey), Gloria Onitiri (Francine / Lena), Wole Sawyerr (Albert / Kevin), William Troughton (Jim / Tom) and Mark Womack (Dan / Russ). The production opens on 15 April as part of the Made in Colchester Season, with previews from 8 April and runs until 23 April. It is the first time the production will be seen in the UK outside of London. (more...)

Welcome to Anatevka! Meet the Full Cast of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Dec 20, 2015

The Broadway revival of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF officially opens tonight, December 20, at The Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway). Scroll down to learn more about the cast, plus watch interviews with the company! (more...)

Full Cast Set for Arena Stage's D.C. Premiere of THE CITY OF CONVERSATION
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

Anthony Giardina's Off-Broadway smash hit THE CITY OF CONVERSATION, about a Georgetown political hostess, makes its Washington, D.C. debut at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Following his direction of the 2014 world premiere at Lincoln Center Theater, Tony Award winner Doug Hughes returns to direct this political drama spanning three decades, from Carter's presidency through the Reagan era and ending with Obama's inauguration. THE CITY OF CONVERSATION runs January 29-March 6, 2016 in the Fichandler Stage. (more...)

Meadow Brook Theatre to Host HERMAN'S HERMITS Starring Peter Noone
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2015

Meadow Brook Theatre will host HERMAN'S HERMITS starring PETER NOONE on July 16, 2016 for the theatre's annual fundraising event Concert & Cuisine Benefit. The fundraiser includes a pre-glow reception, strolling dinner and one-night-only concert with the band. All proceeds will benefit Meadow Brook Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: Marin Theatre Presents a Regal ANNE BOLEYN
by Harmony Wheeler - Apr 29, 2016

Like its title queen, Howard Brenton's 'Anne Boleyn' knocks at curiosity's door, difficult to grasp, but fascinating nonetheless. Henry VIII nearly erased the historical figure from the books, with religious leaders and historians labeling Anne a martyr or a harlot over the years. In his revised history, Brenton offers a strong, clever Boleyn, the effective and vibrant Liz Sklar in Marin Theatre Company's West Coast Premiere. This Anne loves a tender Henry and considers herself an Esther positioned for 'such a time as this.' But Brenton also bookends his play with a mocking Anne who concludes her lengthy tale in an abrupt, contrived message disconnected from preceding material. Where 'Boleyn' works best, however, is in its politics and religion, and it's a shame its final scene only briefly references that which an overall smart script has built. (more...)

Cape Rep Sets Summer 2016 Theatrelab Offerings
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Cape Rep Theatre, 3299 Rt. 6A, Brewster, is pleased to announce the continuation of its professional theater training program, TheatreLab.  (more...)

Marin Theatre Company Extends ANNE BOLEYN Through May 15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Marin Theatre Company continues its 49th Season with Howard Brenton's ANNE BOLEYN. (more...)

Birmingham Stage Company to Present HORRIBLE HISTORIES - THE BEST OF BARMY BRITAIN!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Ahead of their 25th anniversary next year, Birmingham Stage Company today announces Horrible Histories - The Best of Barmy Britain! This special production marks Barmy Britain's 5th anniversary in the West End, holding its position as the longest running children's show in West End history. This special instalment of Barmy Britain follows the sell-out successes of Horrible Histories - Barmy Britain - Parts One, Two and Three and will feature the horribly best bits from all three productions. (more...)

TRANSPARENT, BLACK-ISH Among Winners of 2016 Peabody Awards; Full List
by TV News Desk - Apr 22, 2016

The Peabody Awards Board of Jurors today announced the Entertainment and Children's programs that are among this year's Peabody 30 winners. (more...)

Jennifer Ehle, Jefferson Mays and More to Lead Lincoln Center Theater's OSLO
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

Lincoln Center Theater will welcome Michael Aronov, Adam Dannheisser, Jennifer Ehle, Daniel Jenkins, Dariush Kashani, Jefferson Mays, Daniel Oreskes, Henny Russell, Joseph Siravo, and T. Ryder Smith in the cast of its upcoming production of OSLO, a new play by J.T. Rogers, directed by Bartlett Sher. (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering Anne Jackson
by Walter McBride - Apr 14, 2016

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Anne Jackson, who was nominated for a Tony in 1956 for MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT and who enjoyed a long career with her husband, Eli Wallach, died Tuesday, April 12, in Manhattan. She was 90. (more...)

Tony Nominee Anne Jackson, Wife of Eli Wallach, Dies at 90
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Anne Jackson, who was nominated for a Tony in 1956 for MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT and who enjoyed a long career with her husband, Eli Wallach, died Tuesday, April 12, in Manhattan. She was 90. (more...)

BWW Review: Radvanovsky Completes Donizetti Hat Trick with Potent DEVEREUX at the Met
by Richard Sasanow - Apr 1, 2016

“The Tudor Trilogy” --putting together Donizetti's ANNA BOLENA, MARIA STUARDA and ROBERTO DEVEREUX--was fabricated to light Beverly Sills' fire as “America's Queen of Opera” at the old New York City Opera. This season, soprano Sondra Radvanovsky was charged with bringing the trio of operas to the Met for the first time and, in completing this hat trick, she proved herself opera royalty indeed. (more...)

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