PICT Theatre Presents the Pittsburgh Premiere of A SKULL IN CONNEMARA by Irish playwright Martin McDonagh, 9/12-28PICT Theatre Presents the Pittsburgh Premiere of A SKULL IN CONNEMARA by Irish playwright Martin McDonagh, 9/12-28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2013

PICT Theatre's fifth production of the season is the Pittsburgh premiere of Martin McDonagh's hilarious whodunit A Skull in Connemara, one of a the Leenane trilogy of plays written by the contemporary Irish playwright. McDonagh's dark humor features the colloquial idioms of the west of Ireland, its rugged landscape, and its even more rugged people. McDonagh wrote one of PICT's most popular shows, The Lieutenant of Inishmore. His short film Six Shooter won an Academy Award in 2006, and he was nominated for an Oscar for best original screenplay for In Bruges, a feature-length film in which two hitmen hide in the Flemish city of Bruges after a problematic job. (more...)

 Donmar Warehouse Artistic Director Grandage Resigns Donmar Warehouse Artistic Director Grandage Resigns
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2010

Michael Grandage announced he will step down as Artistic Director, leaving late 2011 after nine years of leading the company. (more...)

PICT Theatre Presents the Pittsburgh Premiere of A SKULL IN CONNEMARA by Irish playwright Martin McDonagh, 9/12-28PICT Theatre Presents the Pittsburgh Premiere of A SKULL IN CONNEMARA by Irish playwright Martin McDonagh, 9/12-28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2013

PICT Theatre's fifth production of the season is the Pittsburgh premiere of Martin McDonagh's hilarious whodunit A Skull in Connemara, one of a the Leenane trilogy of plays written by the contemporary Irish playwright. McDonagh's dark humor features the colloquial idioms of the west of Ireland, its rugged landscape, and its even more rugged people. McDonagh wrote one of PICT's most popular shows, The Lieutenant of Inishmore. His short film Six Shooter won an Academy Award in 2006, and he was nominated for an Oscar for best original screenplay for In Bruges, a feature-length film in which two hitmen hide in the Flemish city of Bruges after a problematic job. (more...)

Gate Theatre Sets New SeasonGate Theatre Sets New Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2015

Artistic Director Christopher Haydon today announces the Gate Theatre's new season Nuclear: A Season about the Family. The season opens with the world premiere of Nina Segal's In the Night Time (Before the Sun Rises), followed by the world premiere of The Iphigenia Quartet which includes Agamemnon by Caroline Bird, Iphigenia by Suhayla El-Bushra, Clytemnestra by Lulu Raczka and Chorus by Chris Thorpe. (more...)

Jack Holmes Stars as Bobby Kennedy in RFK, Nov. 15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2005

Jack Holmes will take on the title role of his play RFK, which will begin previews at the Culture Project on November 5th and open on November 15th (more...)

Stratford Festival Sets Cast for 2016 North American Premiere of SHAKESPEARE IN LOVEStratford Festival Sets Cast for 2016 North American Premiere of SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2015

 Can a play show us the very truth and nature of the world's greatest playwright? As the Bard's legacy is celebrated around the globe in 2016 with Shakespeare 400, the boisterous new comedy Shakespeare in Love takes a glorious stab at doing just that. But with little known of Shakespeare beyond the dates of his birth and death - both April 23 - the fun is all in the imagining. (more...)

Dayna Tietzen & Juan Chioran to Lead Stratford's Revamped A CHORUS LINE; Full Cast Set!Dayna Tietzen & Juan Chioran to Lead Stratford's Revamped A CHORUS LINE; Full Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2015

Dayna Tietzen and Juan Chioran will be at the forefront of next season's not-to-be-missed theatrical event: a dazzling new production of A Chorus Line at the Festival Theatre. Canada's leading director-choreographer, Donna Feore, will make theatrical magic, reimagining this legendary musical for its first major production on a thrust stage. (more...)

Eileen Atkins Set To Take Over For Cherry Jones In 'Doubt' On January 10Eileen Atkins Set To Take Over For Cherry Jones In 'Doubt' On January 10
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2005

Eileen Atkins, a four-time Tony Award® nominee, will star as Sister Aloysius in DOUBT, the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning play by John Patrick Shanley, directed by Doug Hughes. (more...)

BWW Reviews: John Gabriel BorkmanBWW Reviews: John Gabriel Borkman
by Erin Gell - Nov 9, 2010

A bank manager is disgraced in a scandal, spends several years in jail, and then plots a return to glory. No, this isn't a review for the new Wall Street sequel, or indeed a news item from today's business section. It is the plot of Henrik Ibsen's play John Gabriel Borkman, now playing at Dublin's Abbey Theatre. (more...)

SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Pre-Sale Now Underway at Stratford FestivalSHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Pre-Sale Now Underway at Stratford Festival
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2015

Tickets to the Stratford Festival's North American premiere of SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE are now on pre-sale. (more...)

Fiona Shaw to Star in US Debut of THE RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER at BAM, 12/10-22Fiona Shaw to Star in US Debut of THE RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER at BAM, 12/10-22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2013

The inimitable Olivier Award winner and Tony Award nominee Fiona Shaw (Medea, 2002 Next Wave; Happy Days, 2008 Spring Season; John Gabriel Borkman, 2011 Spring Season) and dancer Daniel Hay-Gordon perform one of the best loved poems in the English language, Samuel Taylor Coleridge's epic The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, under the acclaimed direction of Phyllida Lloyd. This fiery, pared-down adaption of the 215-year-old tale tells of consequences paid while marooned at sea and of man's wanderings throughout the world in search of meaning. (more...)

Gate Theatre's MEDEA, Starring Emma Beattie, Extends Through December 5Gate Theatre's MEDEA, Starring Emma Beattie, Extends Through December 5
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2015

The Gate Theatre announces today that its critically acclaimed production of MEDEA will extend by an extra week.  The production, in association with Belvoir, Sydney and directed by Anne-Louise Sarks, will now run until Saturday 5 December.  (more...)

Carpenter and Grassle Lead Aurora Theatre's JOHN GABRIEL BORKMAN, 4/8-5/9Carpenter and Grassle Lead Aurora Theatre's JOHN GABRIEL BORKMAN, 4/8-5/9
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2010

Aurora Theatre Company continues its 18th season with Henrik Ibsen's rarely-produced masterwork John Gabriel Borkman, in a new version by David Eldridge. Aurora Theatre Company founding Artistic Director Barbara Oliver, who directed the company's hit production of Ibsen's The Master Builder, returns to helm this fiercely relevant drama, featuring Bay Area stage veteran James Carpenter (The Master Builder) in the title role, and stage and television actress Karen Grassle (Little House on the Prairie) in her Aurora debut. (more...)

Aurora Theatre Company to Present AMERICAN BUFFALO, 6/13-7/13Aurora Theatre Company to Present AMERICAN BUFFALO, 6/13-7/13
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

Closing Aurora Theatre Company's 22nd season is David Mamet's powerful, fast-paced drama AMERICAN BUFFALO. Tony-nominated director Barbara Damashek, who helmed Aurora Theatre Company's acclaimed productions of Fat Pig and Private Jokes, Public Places, returns to direct AMERICAN BUFFALO, featuring James Carpenter (John Gabriel Borkman, The Master Builder, The Birthday Party, The Homecoming), Paul Vincent O'Connor (Death Defying Acts, National Tour August: Osage County), and Rafael Jordan. AMERICAN BUFFALO plays June 13 through July 13 at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley. For tickets ($32-60) and information the public can call (510) 843-4822 or visit auroratheatre.org. For mature audiences. (more...)

Gloucester Stage Launches 2015 Season With SWEET AND SADGloucester Stage Launches 2015 Season With SWEET AND SAD
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2015

Gloucester Stage kicks off the 36th season of producing professional theatre on Cape Ann with Richard Nelson's Sweet and Sad opening on May 28 and running through June 20 at 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA. (more...)

2011 Drama Desk Award Winners Announced!2011 Drama Desk Award Winners Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2011

The Awards ceremony was hosted by Harvey Fierstein last night at the Hammerstein Ballroom in Manhattan Center! BroadwayWorld was updating the winners list live throughout the evening. (more...)

Austin Pendleton to be Honored at Classic Stage Co's Benefit Gala, 5/23Austin Pendleton to be Honored at Classic Stage Co's Benefit Gala, 5/23
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2011

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Executive Director Jessica R. Jenen, will honor legendary actor, director and CSC veteran Austin Pendleton at this year's annual benefit gala Monday, May 23 at Bridgewaters at South Street Seaport. (more...)

Aurora Theatre Company's Script Club to Examine ALL MY SONS, 4/26Aurora Theatre Company's Script Club to Examine ALL MY SONS, 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2010

Berkeley's acclaimed Aurora Theatre Company presents the third Aurora Script Club meeting of the season with Arthur Miller's All My Sons. Aurora Theatre Company Education Director Michael Mansfield hosts this moderated discussion series. The focus for this evening will be the idea of individualism, examining Aurora Theatre Company's production of Henrik Ibsen's family drama John Gabriel Borkman (1896) and its aristocratic version of the 'Industrial Dream' in light of Miller's family drama about the middle-class and the 'American Dream,' penned 50 years later. (more...)

Junction Theatre to Present West Coast Premiere of RED VELVETJunction Theatre to Present West Coast Premiere of RED VELVET
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

The Junction Theatre will present the West Coast Premiere of RED VELVET, a critically acclaimed play written by Lolita Chakrabarti, directed by Benjamin Pohlmeier, to be presented at Atwater Playhouse, 3191 Castitas Avenue, #100, Los Angeles, CA 90039, on Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m. and Sundays at 5:00 p.m., March 26 - April 30, 2016. Tickets can be purchased by calling Brown Paper Tickets 24/7 at 1-800-838-3006, or online at http://redvelvet.brownpapertickets.com. General Admission is $25 per person; Students, Seniors and Veterans are $20 per person; and Groups of 10 or more $15 per person. To learn more, please visit www.thejunctiontheatre.org and http://atwaterplayhouse.com/ (more...)

Saint Michael's Playhouse to Stage WAIT UNTIL DARK, 7/1-11Saint Michael's Playhouse to Stage WAIT UNTIL DARK, 7/1-11
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2015

?Producing Artistic Director Chuck Tobin today announced the July 1st opening of Jeffrey Hatcher's area premiere adaptation of Wait Until Dark, written by Frederick Knott at Saint Michael's Playhouse (July 1 - 11).  Directed by Sarah Carleton the cast features Abby Lee as Susan, John D. Alexander as Roat, Christian Kohn as Mike, Bill Carmichael as Carlino, David Rossetti as Sam, and introducing Jillian Kenny as Gloria. (more...)

Abbey Theatre to Bring Rickman in JOHN GABRIEL BORKMAN to NYC in '11Abbey Theatre to Bring Rickman in JOHN GABRIEL BORKMAN to NYC in '11
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2010

As previously reported on BroadwayWorld, Ireland's Abbey Theatre will present Ibsen's John Gabriel Borkman from October 6 to November 20 in a production starring Alan Rickman, Fiona Shaw, and Lindsay Duncan. The Theatre's official website has now announced that the production will be brought to New York in January 2011. A New York venue has yet to be announced. (more...)

SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE & More Set for Stratford Festival's 2016 SeasonSHAKESPEARE IN LOVE & More Set for Stratford Festival's 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

With the world marking the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare in 2016, Stratford Festival Artistic Director Antoni Cimolino has planned a number of exciting projects in honour of the occasion. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Gabriel Byrne Talks Irish Arts in America BWW TV Exclusive: Gabriel Byrne Talks Irish Arts in America
by Adam Scull - Jan 8, 2011

eople in more than 40 states across the US will experience world-class arts from Ireland this year as part of Imagine Ireland, a year-long season of Irish arts in America, details of which were announced by Ireland's Cultural Ambassador Gabriel Byrne. (more...)

Duncan, Rickman & Shaw Lead Abbey's 'BORKMAN' at BAM, 1/7-2/6Duncan, Rickman & Shaw Lead Abbey's 'BORKMAN' at BAM, 1/7-2/6
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2011

BAM_20010101 BAM Presents John Gabriel Borkman by Henrik Ibsen in a new version by Frank McGuinness. This production comes from the Abbey Theatre, Ireland and is directed by James Macdonald with set design by Tom Pye, costume design by Joan Bergin, lighting design by Jean Kalman, and sound design by Ian Dickinson (more...)

Stratford Festival Box Office to Open This WeekendStratford Festival Box Office to Open This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2016

After a period of brisk advance sales to Members, the Stratford Festival is opening its box office to the public this Friday, January 8. (more...)

Photo Coverage: HEDDA GABLER Opening Night Curtain CallPhoto Coverage: HEDDA GABLER Opening Night Curtain Call
by Walter McBride - Jan 26, 2009

Roundabout Theatre Company presents a new Broadway production of Hedda Gabler, starring Mary-Louise Parker, Michael Cerveris, Paul Sparks and Peter Stormare. Hedda Gabler, by Henrik Ibsen with a new adaptation by Christopher Shinn, is directed by Ian Rickson at the American Airlines Theatre (227 West 42nd Street). The cast also includes Lois Markle, Ana Reeder and Helen Carey. Hedda Gabler officially opened on Sunday, January 25th, 2009. This is a limited engagement through March 29th, 2009. Mary-Louise Parker stars as 'Hedda Gabler' in this new interpretation of Henrik Ibsen's modern classic. A woman of dangerous independence restrained by a conventional marriage, Hedda Gabler indulges in a cruel game, amusing herself with the misfortune she inflicts on those around her. As Hedda struggles to balance her wild desires against her chosen life, she sets into motion a manic chain of events that bring her story to a chilling end. Roundabout Theatre Company has produced a number of Henrik Ibsen's plays including Hedda Gabler (1994, Broadway), An Enemy of the People (1985), The Master Builder (1983), Hedda Gabler (1981), Little Eyolf (1979), John Gabriel Borkman (1976), Rosmersholm (1974) and The Master Builder (1971). (more...)

Carpenter and Grassle Lead Aurora Theatre's JOHN GABRIEL BORKMAN, 4/8-5/9Carpenter and Grassle Lead Aurora Theatre's JOHN GABRIEL BORKMAN, 4/8-5/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2010

Aurora Theatre Company continues its 18th season with Henrik Ibsen's rarely-produced masterwork John Gabriel Borkman, in a new version by David Eldridge. Aurora Theatre Company founding Artistic Director Barbara Oliver, who directed the company's hit production of Ibsen's The Master Builder, returns to helm this fiercely relevant drama, featuring Bay Area stage veteran James Carpenter (The Master Builder) in the title role, and stage and television actress Karen Grassle (Little House on the Prairie) in her Aurora debut. (more...)

Gloucester Stage Launches 2015 SeasonGloucester Stage Launches 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2001

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Cynthia Dale and Matthew Armet to Bring ROAD TO OPENING Blog Series to BroadwayWorldCynthia Dale and Matthew Armet to Bring ROAD TO OPENING Blog Series to BroadwayWorld
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

BroadwayWorld Toronto is thrilled to announce that following the success of our 'Road to Opening' blog series last year by Stephanie Rothenberg and Sara Farb - The Stratford Festival and BroadwayWorld will bring the series back this year with two new bloggers!Beginning Monday February 22nd BroadwayWorld readers will get a behind the scenes look at The Festival's (more...)

Exclusive Photos: Inside the First Rehearsal of the North American Premier of SHAKESPEARE IN LOVEExclusive Photos: Inside the First Rehearsal of the North American Premier of SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
by Alan Henry - Feb 29, 2016

BroadwayWorld has exclusive photos from the first rehearsal of the first rehearsal of SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE. The company began rehearsals this morning in Stratford, Ontario. (more...)

Box Office Opens March 1st For RED At The Golden TheaterBox Office Opens March 1st For RED At The Golden Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2010

The box office at the Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street) opens Monday, March 1 for RED, the critically acclaimed Donmar Warehouse production of a new American play by John Logan about the master of twentieth century abstract impressionism, Mark Rothko. RED opens on Broadway on Thursday, April 1 for a limited 15-week engagement. Previews begin on Thursday, March 11. (more...)

Exclusive: Inside Stratford's First A CHORUS LINE RehearsalExclusive: Inside Stratford's First A CHORUS LINE Rehearsal
by Alan Henry - Feb 17, 2016

BroadwayWorld has exclusive photos from inside the first rehearsal of A CHORUS LINE at The Stratford Festival! The company began rehearsals yesterday, February 16. A CHORUS LINE is a stunning musical-verite about a chorus audition for a Broadway musical. It tells of the achingly poignant ambitions of professional Broadway gypsies to land a job in the show, and is a powerful metaphor for all human aspiration. (more...)

Aurora Theatre Company to Stage World Premiere of LITTLE ERIKAurora Theatre Company to Stage World Premiere of LITTLE ERIK
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2015

Aurora Theatre Company continues its 24th season with the World Premiere of LITTLE ERIK. Written and directed by award-winning Bay Area auteur Mark Jackson (The Letters, The Arsonists, Salomania), LITTLE ERIK features Marilee Talkington, Joe Estlack, Wilma Bonet, Greg Ayers, Mariah Castle, and Jack Wittmayer. LITTLE ERIK plays January 29 through February 28 at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley. For tickets ($32-60) and information the public can call (510) 843-4822 or visit auroratheatre.org. (more...)

Duncan, Rickman & Shaw Lead Abbey's 'BORKMAN' at BAM, 1/7-2/6Duncan, Rickman & Shaw Lead Abbey's 'BORKMAN' at BAM, 1/7-2/6
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2010

BAM_20010101 BAM Presents John Gabriel Borkman by Henrik Ibsen in a new version by Frank McGuinness. This production comes from the Abbey Theatre, Ireland and is directed by James Macdonald with set design by Tom Pye, costume design by Joan Bergin, lighting design by Jean Kalman, and sound design by Ian Dickinson (more...)

A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM to Kick Off Season 16 at Stoneham TheatreA FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM to Kick Off Season 16 at Stoneham Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

Stoneham Theatre opens Season 16 with Stephen Sondheim's riotously funny Broadway musical hit A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM. Performances run from September 10 - October 4, 2015. (more...)

Lily Rabe & Hamish Linklater Join Alan Rickman in SEMINARLily Rabe & Hamish Linklater Join Alan Rickman in SEMINAR
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2011

Producers Jeffrey Finn, Jill Furman and Smuggler Films announced today that Tony Award nominee and two-time Drama Desk Award nominee Lily Rabe (The Merchant of Venice, Steel Magnolias, this summer's lauded A Doll's House at Williamstown) and Obie Award winner and Drama Desk nominee Hamish Linklater (The School for Lies, Twelfth Night, 'The New Adventures of Old Christine') have joined two-time Tony Award nominee, Emmy Award and Golden Globe winner Alan Rickman (Private Lives, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, the Harry Potter franchise) in the World Premiere of SEMINAR, a new play by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Peabody Award winner Theresa Rebeck (Mauritius, The Understudy, Omnium Gatherum, The Family of Mann, Spike Heels, NBC's upcoming 'Smash'). (more...)

PICT's 'SONS OF ULSTER' to Coincide with 2014 Centennial of WWI; Runs 9/4-20PICT's 'SONS OF ULSTER' to Coincide with 2014 Centennial of WWI; Runs 9/4-20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

PICT Classic Theatre's Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme, by Frank McGuinness, opens just about 100 years after the historical WWI events that are authentically portrayed in the performance. Running September 4-20 at the Stephen Foster Memorial, the play, appropriate for ages 12+, leaves audiences with a better emotional understanding of events that changed the course of millions of lives and a sense of the surprising ways that WWI continues to shape the world today. (more...)

Conservatory Theatre Company to Close Season with A STREETCAR NAMED DESIREConservatory Theatre Company to Close Season with A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2015

Point Park University's Conservatory Theatre Company closes its 2014-2015 season with a production of Tennessee Williams' timeless steamy classic, A Streetcar Named Desire. (more...)

Carpenter and Grassle Lead Aurora Theatre's JOHN GABRIEL BORKMAN, 4/8-5/9Carpenter and Grassle Lead Aurora Theatre's JOHN GABRIEL BORKMAN, 4/8-5/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2010

Aurora Theatre Company continues its 18th season with Henrik Ibsen's rarely-produced masterwork John Gabriel Borkman, in a new version by David Eldridge. Aurora Theatre Company founding Artistic Director Barbara Oliver, who directed the company's hit production of Ibsen's The Master Builder, returns to helm this fiercely relevant drama, featuring Bay Area stage veteran James Carpenter (The Master Builder) in the title role, and stage and television actress Karen Grassle (Little House on the Prairie) in her Aurora debut. (more...)

2011 Drama Desk Nominations Announced - 12 for THE BOOK OF MORMON, 10 for ANYTHING GOES2011 Drama Desk Nominations Announced - 12 for THE BOOK OF MORMON, 10 for ANYTHING GOES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2011

The 56th Annual Drama Desk Awards, hosted by Harvey Fierstein, will be held Monday, May 23, at 9:00 PM at the Hammerstein Ballroom in Manhattan Center, 8th Avenue and 34th Street. This year, for the first time, a 90-minute Highlights Special of the Drama Desk Awards Ceremony will be televised nationally on OVATION, the national cable network dedicated to presenting creative arts programming to national TV audiences. The ceremony will be given two primetime broadcasts plus four other airings between June 4 and June 19, 2011. (more...)

Austin Pendleton to be Honored at Classic Stage Co's Benefit Gala, 5/23Austin Pendleton to be Honored at Classic Stage Co's Benefit Gala, 5/23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2011

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Executive Director Jessica R. Jenen, will honor legendary actor, director and CSC veteran Austin Pendleton at this year's annual benefit gala Monday, May 23 at Bridgewaters at South Street Seaport. (more...)

Aurora Theatre Company's Script Club to Examine ALL MY SONS, 4/26Aurora Theatre Company's Script Club to Examine ALL MY SONS, 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2010

Berkeley's acclaimed Aurora Theatre Company presents the third Aurora Script Club meeting of the season with Arthur Miller's All My Sons. Aurora Theatre Company Education Director Michael Mansfield hosts this moderated discussion series. The focus for this evening will be the idea of individualism, examining Aurora Theatre Company's production of Henrik Ibsen's family drama John Gabriel Borkman (1896) and its aristocratic version of the 'Industrial Dream' in light of Miller's family drama about the middle-class and the 'American Dream,' penned 50 years later. (more...)

2011 Drama League Nominations Announced - Complete List!2011 Drama League Nominations Announced - Complete List!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2011

This morning, Norbert Leo Butz and Kathleen Chalfant announced the nominations for The 77th Annual Drama League Awards in the categories of Distinguished Production of Play, Distinguished Production of a Musical, Distinguished Revival of a Play, Distinguished Revival of a Musical and the Distinguished Performance Award. Both actors are previous winners of The Drama League's Distinguished Performance Award. BroadwayWorld brought you the live stream of the nomination reception at SD26 Restaurant and now we bring you the list of honorees! (more...)

Rafe Spall to Join Father Timothy Spall in THE CARETAKER at the Old Vic?Rafe Spall to Join Father Timothy Spall in THE CARETAKER at the Old Vic?
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

The Daily Mail writes that West End and Broadway vet Rafe Spall is in final talks to join his father, Timothy Spall, in Harold Pinter's THE CARETAKER, directed by Matthew Warchus at the Old Vic next year. (more...)

Fugard Theatre's A HUMAN BEING DIED THAT NIGHT to Play BAM This SummerFugard Theatre's A HUMAN BEING DIED THAT NIGHT to Play BAM This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

In this taut 2013 theatrical adaptation of Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela's award winning-book, the apartheid regime's most notorious assassin and head of its death squad, Eugene de Kock (played by Matthew Marsh), sits opposite psychologist Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela (played Noma Dumezweni) in Pretoria Central Prison in 1997. Gobodo-Madikizela is a member of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission determined to understand his actions. She questions de Kock, who is sentenced to two life terms plus 212 years for crimes against humanity, murder, conspiracy to murder, attempted murder, assault, kidnapping, illegal possession of firearms, and fraud. (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering Anne JacksonPhoto 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 90Tony 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...)

Finborough Theatre's Spring Season to Conclude with Premiere of SCHISMFinborough Theatre's Spring Season to Conclude with Premiere of SCHISM
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

The multi-award-winning Finborough Theatre's Spring Season ends with the world premiere of a new play, Schism by Athena Stevens, which opens for a three week limited season on Wednesday, 27 April 2016 (Press Night: Friday, 29 April 2016 at 7.30pm). (more...)

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