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Richard Mylan, Suzanne Shaw & Nicola Stapleton Star in BAGGAGE World Premiere at Arts Theatre, Sept 6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2012

Charlie De'ath (James), Richard Mylan (Adam), Suzanne Shaw (Geraldine), Nicola Stapleton (Sandy) and Dan Wilder (parts as cast) are announced as the cast in the world premiere of Baggage, written by John Muirhead and Mike Charlesworth. Directed by Audrey Cooke, Baggage will run at the Arts Theatre from tonight, 6 September to 6 October, with three press performances on 10, 11 and 12 September. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Atlantic Theater Company's HARPER REGAN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2012

Atlantic Theater Company presents the New York premiere of HARPER REGAN, by Oliver Award winner Simon Stephens, starring an ensemble cast featuring Vandit Bhatt, Christopher Innvar, Mahira Kakkar, Jordan Lage, Madeleine Martin, Mary McCann, Mary Beth Peil, Gareth Saxe, Peter Scanavino, John Sharian and Stephen Tyrone Williams, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch. Check out photos of the cast and creative team at rehearsal below! (more...)

Richard Thomas Named Honorary Chair of the National Corporate Theatre Fund
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2012

Film, television and Broadway Actor Richard Thomas, star of the current Manhattan Theatre Club production of Ibsen's "An Enemy of the People," has been named Honorary Chair of the National Corporate Theatre Fund (NCTF) as it moves forward with its national theatre education initiative "Impact Creativity." (more...)

Eva Pope to Star in Crucible's A TASTE OF HONEY; Philip McGinley to Star in Studio's STRAIGHT - Full Casts Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2012

Sheffield Theatres' Artistic Director Daniel Evans today announces the full cast for the forthcoming productions of Shelagh Delaney's seminal work A Taste of Honey in the Crucible Theatre and the world premiere of DC Moore's Straight in the Studio Theatre. (more...)

BAGGAGE World Premiere Closes at The Arts Theatre Today, October 6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2012

Charlie De'ath (James), Richard Mylan (Adam), Suzanne Shaw (Geraldine), Nicola Stapleton (Sandy) and Dan Wilder (parts as cast) star in the world premiere of Baggage, written by John Muirhead and Mike Charlesworth. Directed by Audrey Cooke, Baggage will close at the Arts Theatre today, 6 October. Baggage set design by Adam Wiltshire and lighting by Matthew Newbury. (more...)

Eva Pope to Star in Crucible's A TASTE OF HONEY; Philip McGinley to Star in Studio's STRAIGHT - Full Casts Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2012

Sheffield Theatres' Artistic Director Daniel Evans today announces the full cast for the forthcoming productions of Shelagh Delaney's seminal work A Taste of Honey in the Crucible Theatre and the world premiere of DC Moore's Straight in the Studio Theatre. (more...)

PORGY AND BESS, ALL MY SONS, TWELFTH NIGHT & More Set for Regent's Park Open Air Theatre in 2014
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2013

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, where the 2012 Shakespeare in the Park production of Into the Woods originated, has today announced a season of five productions for 2014. Opening the season on May 15 (running until June 7), Artistic Director Timothy Sheader will direct Arthur Miller's 20th Century classic play All My Sons. Harold Brighouse's Hobson's Choice will then run from June 15 (until July 12), directed by Nadia Fall, alongside a production of Twelfth Night re-imagined for everyone aged six and over. This production of Shakespeare's comedy for younger audiences will be directed by Max Webster and will also be supported by in-school workshops devised by the Young Shakespeare Company for years 3-6. (more...)

Stephen Ashfield, Ben Freeman Join West End's LEGALLY BLONDE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2012

From 10 October 2011 Stephen Ashfield (Emmett) and Ben Freeman (Warner), will be joining Carley Stenson (Elle Woods), Natalie Casey (Paulette) and Peter Davison (Professor Callahan) in the Olivier Award winning show Legally Blonde The Musical, which is currently booking until 27 October 2012 at the Savoy Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Pittsburgh CLO's A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2012

Pittsburgh CLO presents a Rodgers & Hammerstein tribute, A Grand Night for Singing, which will run October 25 through January 20 at the CLO Cabaret. Tickets are available at CLOCabaret.com, by calling 412-456-6666 or by visiting the Box Office at Theater Square. (more...)

Pittsburgh CLO Opens A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING Tonight, 10/25
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2012

Pittsburgh CLO presents Rodgers & Hammerstein tribute, A Grand Night for Singing, which will run tonight, October 25 through January 20 at the CLO Cabaret. (more...)

Atlantic Theater Company Grand Reopening Ceremony, Hosted by Felicity Huffman and William H. Macy, Set for Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2012

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) has announced grand reopening of its main stage Linda Gross Theater following a historic $8.3 million renovation of the landmark theater housed in a nineteenth century church in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood. (more...)

Denis O'Hare to Play The Baker in Public Theater's INTO THE WOODS!
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2012

The Public Theater announced today that Tony Award winner Denis O'Hare has been cast as The Baker in Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's beloved musical INTO THE WOODS, directed by Timothy Sheader with co-direction by Liam Steel. INTO THE WOODS will be O'Hare's Shakespeare in the Park debut. Previews begin on Monday, July 23 at the Delacorte Theater and continue for five weeks through Saturday, August 25, with an official press opening on Thursday, August 9. (more...)

Mike Leigh's ABIGAIL'S PARTY, Starring Jill Halfpenny Opens Tonight at Wyndham's Theatre, May 18
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2012

Theatre Royal Bath Productions and Chocolate Factory Productions open Mike Leigh's Abigail's Party at Wyndham's Theatre tonight, May 18. (more...)

John Guare Makes Off-Broadway Debut in THREE KINDS OF EXILE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2013

Atlantic Theater Company welcomes Olivier and two time Tony Award winning playwright John Guare, who will make his Off Broadway acting debut in the world premiere production of his new play 3 KINDS OF EXILE, directed by Atlantic artistic director Neil Pepe, featuring Atlantic ensemble members Peter Maloney and David Pittu and guest artists Alison Cimmet, Jeffrey Kuhn, Jacquelyn Landgraf, Martin Moran, Kate Rigg, Omar Sangare and Timothy Splain. (more...)

ABIGAIL'S PARTY Starring Jill Halfpenny Transfers to Wyndham's Theatre from Tonight, May 15
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2012

Theatre Royal Bath Productions and Chocolate Factory Productions previously announced the transfer of Mike Leigh's Abigail's Party to Wyndham's Theatre from tonight, 15th May. (more...)

Photo Coverage: First Look At Mark Benton In HOBSON'S CHOICE!
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

Directed by Nadia Fall (Doctor's Dilemma and Home at the National Theatre, Disgraced at the Bush Theatre), Mark Benton plays Henry Hobson alongside Jodie McNee (Maggie Hobson) and Karl Davies (Willy Mossop) in this comedy from the cobbles of Lancashire. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Promo Shots of Mark Benton, Henry Hobson and Jodie McNee in HOBSON'S CHOICE
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

Directed by Nadia Fall (Doctor's Dilemma and Home at the National Theatre, Disgraced at the Bush Theatre), Mark Bentonplays Henry Hobson alongside Jodie McNee (Maggie Hobson) and Karl Davies (Willy Mossop) in this comedy from the cobbles of Lancashire. Henry Hobson's future is threatened by his daughter's marriage to long-suffering boot-maker Willie Mossop. With Hobson's impending fall from grace, it is Willie who triumphs in this unlikely love story, as newfound fortitude deals a resolution that is - Hobson's Choice. Check out a first look at the promo shots below! (more...)

Mary Beth Peil, Norbert Leo Butz, et al. Set for Atlantic Theatre Company Gala, 3/5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2012

Atlantic Theater Company will present their annual Spring Gala Bring It On Home on Monday, March 5, 2012 at the Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers - a fantastic evening of soul music celebrating the upcoming re-opening of the company's beautifully renovated Linda Gross main stage theater. (more...)

First Stars Announced for INTO THE WOODS in Central Park; Additional Casting for AS YOU LIKE IT Revealed
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2012

The Public Theater has announced additional casting today for the 50th Anniversary season of free Shakespeare in the Park at the Delacorte. David Furr (Orlando) and Stephen Spinella (Jaques) join the previously announced MacIntyre Dixon (Adam), Renee Elise Goldsberry (Celia), Omar Metwally (Oliver), and Lily Rabe (Rosalind) in Shakespeare's comedy AS YOU LIKE IT, directed by Daniel Sullivan. (more...)

Tom Mannion, Brid Brennan and More Star in ALL MY SONS at Regent's Park Open Air, May 15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

Casting for Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's 2014 production of All My Sons was announced today, with further casting confirmed for Hobson's Choice and the Gershwins' Porgy and Bess. The season opens on 15 May. (more...)

Crucible Theatre to Present D.H. Lawrence's THE DAUGHTER-IN-LAW, Feb 27-Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2013

Following on from the huge success of Sheffield Theatres' Christmas musical My Fair Lady, the Crucible Theatre opens its spring season with a major revival of D.H. Lawrence's rarely performed masterpiece The Daughter-in-Law on the Crucible stage from Wednesday 27 February - Today 23 March. (more...)

BandBazi Productions Opens MIND WALKING Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2013

Award winning, multicultural aerial theatre company BandBazi takes to the road this spring with a poignant study of a man as his mind falters and he is gradually lost to the alternative reality of dementia. Tanika Gupta's Mind Walking is a warm, humorous and poignant celebration of the life of one extraordinary individual, the enduring love story of a mature couple and the tale of a family coming to grips with a mind as it leaves the present and wanders back into an untold past. (more...)

Open Air Theatre Announces In-School Workshops For Primary Schools
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2014

Running from 21 June - 12 July 2014, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre presents Twelfth Night re-imagined for everyone aged six and over. Directed by Max Webster, this visually stimulating production uses only Shakespeare's original text to create a condensed version of this madcap tale of mistaken identity designed to entertain and enlighten a younger audience. (more...)

Atlantic Theater Company Opens CHIMICHANGAS AND ZOLOFT Today, 6/3
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2012

Atlantic Theater Company presents world premiere of Fernanda Coppel's new play CHIMICHANGAS AND ZOLOFT, featuring Teddy Cañez, Zabryna Guevara, Alfredo Narciso, Xochitl Romero, and Carmen Zilles, directed by Jaime Castañeda. (more...)

Jonathan Pryce, Kieran Bew et al to Lead Attenborough's KING LEAR; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2012

Michael Attenborough will direct Jonathan Pryce as William Shakespeare's KING LEAR running at the Almeida Theatre from the 31 August - 3 November 2012. (more...)

BWW Reviews: HOBSON'S CHOICE, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, June 17 2014
by Adrian Bradley - Jun 18, 2014

Mark Benton leads the company for the latest revival of Harold Brighouse's family comedy Hobson's Choice, at the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre. Moved 80 years in the future to the 1960s this new production attempts to tackle gender politics as well as making the most of the music and fashion from the era. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Time-Lapse Of HOBSON'S CHOICE Set Build!
by Stage Tube - Jun 13, 2014

A comedy from the cobbles of Lancashire, set to the sights and sounds of the sixties, Mark Benton plays bombastic boot-shop owner Henry Horatio Hobson. When his 'plain' daughter, Maggie (Jodie McNee) becomes intent on marrying long-suffering boot-maker Willie Mossop (Karl Davies), Hobson's future looks uncertain. However it is hapless Willie who triumphs in this unlikely love story, as newfound fortitude deals a resolution that is - Hobson's Choice. (more...)

Michael Fletcher from ITV's SUPERSTAR Joins DEPARTURE LOUNGE at Edinburgh Fringe, Aug 8-19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2012

Michael Fletcher joins the cast of InSTEP Theatre's award-winning production of Departure Lounge direct from ITV's Superstar. (more...)

AIRSWIMMING Extends thru February 17 at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2013

Irish Repertory Theatre, in association with Fallen Angel Theatre Company, Inc., announces a two-week extension of the U.S. premiere of AIRSWIMMING by Charlotte Jones, the award-winning author of HUMBLE BOY, with performances now set to run through February 17, in Irish Repertory Theatre Company's W. Scott McLucas Studio Theatre (132 West 22nd Street). John Keating directs. (more...)

BandBazi Productions Presents MIND WALKING, Beginning March 22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2013

Award winning, multicultural aerial theatre company BandBazi takes to the road this spring with a poignant study of a man as his mind falters and he is gradually lost to the alternative reality of dementia. Tanika Gupta's Mind Walking is a warm, humorous and poignant celebration of the life of one extraordinary individual, the enduring love story of a mature couple and the tale of a family coming to grips with a mind as it leaves the present and wanders back into an untold past. (more...)

VIDEO: Rep. Steven LaTourette Chats Fiscal Cliff on CBS THIS MORNING
by TV News Desk - Jan 2, 2013

Rep. Steven LaTourette (R-OH) discussed voting for the fiscal cliff deal and the House GOP scrapping a Hurricane Sandy relief package. View the interview in its entirety below! (more...)

Pittsburgh CLO Announces Cast for A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING, 10/25-1/20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2013

Pittsburgh CLO has announced the cast for the Rodgers & Hammerstein tribute, A Grand Night for Singing, which will run October 25 through January 20 at the CLO Cabaret. (more...)

Crucible Theatre to Present D.H. Lawrence's THE DAUGHTER-IN-LAW, Feb 27-March 23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2013

Following on from the huge success of Sheffield Theatres' Christmas musical My Fair Lady, the Crucible Theatre opens its spring season with a major revival of D.H. Lawrence's rarely performed masterpiece The Daughter-in-Law on the Crucible stage from Wednesday 27 February - Saturday 23 March. (more...)

Crucible Theatre Presents D.H. Lawrence's THE DAUGHTER-IN-LAW, Now thru March 23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2013

Following on from the huge success of Sheffield Theatres' Christmas musical My Fair Lady, the Crucible Theatre opens its spring season with a major revival of D.H. Lawrence's rarely performed masterpiece The Daughter-in-Law on the Crucible stage from tonight, 27 February - Saturday 23 March. (more...)

Actors Theatre of Louisville Opens 37th Humana Festival with Sam Mark's THE DELLING SHORE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2013

The 37th Humana Festival of New American Plays, made possible by a generous grant from the Humana Foundation, opens with the world premiere of Sam Mark's The Delling Shore, directed by Actors Theatre's associate artistic director Meredith McDonough. The Delling Shore is playing in the Bingham Theatre and begins previews tonight, February 27, opens March 1 and runs through April 7. (more...)

BARNUM, THE PAJAMA GAME AND MORE: Chichester Festival Theatre Confirms 2013 Season!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2013

Theatre in the Park will be unveiled with a major revival of the musical Barnum presented in association with Cameron Mackintosh. Directed by Timothy Sheader, Artistic Director of Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, this production will star the versatile and consummate Broadway entertainer Christopher Fitzgerald in the title role. (more...)

Benton To Star In HOBSON'S CHOICE; Clarke And Hughes In PORGY AND BESS At Open Air Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre has confirmed lead casting for Hobson's Choice and the Gershwins' Porgy and Bess. Mark Benton will play Henry Hobson in Hobson's Choice, with Jodie McNee as his daughter Maggie. Rufus Bonds Jr and Nicola Hughes play the title roles in Porgy and Bess with Phillip Boykin re-creating his Tony Award nominated performance as Crown, and Sharon D Clarke as Mariah. (more...)

AIRSWIMMING Extends thru Today at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2013

Irish Repertory Theatre, in association with Fallen Angel Theatre Company, Inc., announces a two-week extension of the U.S. premiere of AIRSWIMMING by Charlotte Jones, the award-winning author of HUMBLE BOY, with performances now set to run through February 17, in Irish Repertory Theatre Company's W. Scott McLucas Studio Theatre (132 West 22nd Street). John Keating directs. (more...)

Actors Theatre of Louisville to Open 37th Humana Festival with Sam Mark's THE DELLING SHORE, 2/27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2013

The 37th Humana Festival of New American Plays, made possible by a generous grant from the Humana Foundation, opens with the world premiere of Sam Mark's The Delling Shore, directed by Actors Theatre's associate artistic director Meredith McDonough. The Delling Shore is playing in the Bingham Theatre and begins previews on February 27, opens March 1 and runs through April 7. Tickets are on sale now to the public and can be purchased at the Actors Theatre Box Office by calling 502-584-1205 or online at ActorsTheatre.org. The Delling Shore was developed, in part, with the assistance of the Sundance Institute Theatre Program. (more...)

Charlotte Jones's AIRSWIMMING Begins 1/9 at Irish Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2012

Irish Repertory Theatre in association with Fallen Angel Theatre Company, Inc. present the U.S. premiere of AIRSWIMMING by Charlotte Jones, the award-winning author of HUMBLE BOY, with previews set to begin January 9, prior to an official press opening January 13, in Irish Repertory Theatre Company's W. Scott McLucas Studio Theatre (132 West 22nd Street). John Keating directs. (more...)

Samantha Bond and John Marquez Join DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS - Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2013

Samantha Bond (Passion Play, Amy's View, Downton Abbey, Outnumbered) plays Muriel Eubanks, a glamorous divorcee looking for love in Beaumont-sur-Mer on the French Riviera and John Marquez (Privates On Parade, The Taming of the Shrew, Doc Martin) plays Andre Thibault, Beaumont-sur-Mer's Chief of Police. (more...)

Richard Mylan, Suzanne Shaw & Nicola Stapleton to Star in BAGGAGE World Premiere at Arts Theatre; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2012

Charlie De'ath (James), Richard Mylan (Adam), Suzanne Shaw (Geraldine), Nicola Stapleton (Sandy) and Dan Wilder (parts as cast) are announced as the cast in the world premiere of Baggage, written by John Muirhead and Mike Charlesworth. Directed by Audrey Cooke, Baggage will run at the Arts Theatre from 6 September to 6 October, with three press performances on 10, 11 and 12 September. (more...)

Pittsburgh CLO Announces Cast for A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING, 10/25-1/20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2012

Pittsburgh CLO has announced the cast for the Rodgers & Hammerstein tribute, A Grand Night for Singing, which will run October 25 through January 20 at the CLO Cabaret. (more...)

Michael Fletcher from ITV's SUPERSTAR Joins DEPARTURE LOUNGE at Edinburgh Fringe, Now thru Aug 19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2012

Michael Fletcher joins the cast of InSTEP Theatre's award-winning production of Departure Lounge direct from ITV's Superstar. (more...)

Michael Fletcher from ITV's SUPERSTAR Joins DEPARTURE LOUNGE at Edinburgh Fringe, Aug 8-19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2012

Michael Fletcher joins the cast of InSTEP Theatre's award-winning production of Departure Lounge direct from ITV's Superstar. (more...)

Actors Theatre of Louisville to Open 37th Humana Festival with Sam Mark's THE DELLING SHORE, 2/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2013

The 37th Humana Festival of New American Plays, made possible by a generous grant from the Humana Foundation, opens with the world premiere of Sam Mark's The Delling Shore, directed by Actors Theatre's associate artistic director Meredith McDonough. The Delling Shore is playing in the Bingham Theatre and begins previews on February 27, opens March 1 and runs through April 7. Tickets are on sale now to the public and can be purchased at the Actors Theatre Box Office by calling 502-584-1205 or online at ActorsTheatre.org. The Delling Shore was developed, in part, with the assistance of the Sundance Institute Theatre Program. (more...)

THREE KINDS OF EXILE, THE JAMMER, et al. Set for Atlantic Theatre Company in 2012-13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2012

Atlantic Theater Company has just announced four of its 2012-2013 Season productions, featuring world premiere plays from Olivier and Tony Award® winner John Guare and Obie Award winner Melissa James Gibson and New York premieres from Olivier Award winner Simon Stephens and Emmy Award® nominated writer Rolin Jones. (more...)

Mike Leigh's ABIGAIL'S PARTY to Transfer to Wyndham's Theatre from May 15 - Starring Jill Halfpenny
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2012

Theatre Royal Bath Productions and Chocolate Factory Productions are have announced the transfer of Mike Leigh's Abigail's Party to Wyndham's Theatre from Tuesday, 15th May. (more...)

Atlantic Theater Company Opens CHIMICHANGAS AND ZOLOFT, 6/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2012

Atlantic Theater Company today announced the world premiere of Fernanda Coppel's new play CHIMICHANGAS AND ZOLOFT featuring Teddy Cañez, Zabryna Guevara, Alfredo Narcisco, Xochitl Romero, and Carmen Zilles, directed by Jaime Castañeda. (more...)

John Guare to Make Off-Broadway Debut in THREE KINDS OF EXILE; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2013

Atlantic Theater Company has announced that Olivier and two time Tony Award winning playwright John Guare will make his Off Broadway acting debut in the world premiere production of his new play 3 KINDS OF EXILE, directed by Atlantic artistic director Neil Pepe, featuring Atlantic ensemble members Peter Maloney and David Pittu and guest artists Alison Cimmet, Jeffrey Kuhn, Jacquelyn Landgraf, Martin Moran, Kate Rigg, Omar Sangare and Timothy Splain. (more...)

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