Casting Announced For Sell A Door's New Adaptation Of THE SILVER SWORDCasting Announced For Sell A Door's New Adaptation Of THE SILVER SWORD
by Jenny Antill - Sep 4, 2015

Ian Seraillier's highly acclaimed and much-loved children's novel, THE SILVER SWORD, will receive its world stage premiere at Coventry's Belgrade Theatre from Sat 26 Sept - Sat 3 Oct before embarking on UK Tour throughout Autumn 2015. This brand new production comes to The Old Rep from Thursday 22 - Saturday 24 October. (more...)

Stratford Festival's KING LEAR, ANTONY & CLEOPATRA and KING JOHN to Air on CBC-TV, Beginning SundayStratford Festival's KING LEAR, ANTONY & CLEOPATRA and KING JOHN to Air on CBC-TV, Beginning Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2015

The Stratford Festival comes to CBC-TV this September with spectacular performances of King Lear, ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA and KING JOHN, captured live in HD and presented uninterrupted. These productions are the first in the Stratford Festival HD initiative, which will see all of Shakespeare's plays filmed over the next 10 years, making them available to audiences nationwide and around the world. (more...)

HORNIMAN'S CHOICE Begins This Month at Finborough TheatreHORNIMAN'S CHOICE Begins This Month at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2015

Commissioned by the Finborough Theatre, Horniman's Choice brings together four plays by the leading figures of the 'Manchester School' of playwrights - Harold Brighouse, Stanley Houghton and Allan Monkhouse, all originally championed by Annie Horniman, owner of Gaiety Theatre, Manchester, the first regional repertory theatre in Britain. Horniman's Choice runs at the Finborough Theatre, playing Sunday and Monday evenings and Tuesday matinees from Sunday, 27 September 2015 (Press Night: Monday, 28 September 2015 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Super Channel to Bring More Exclusive STARZ Programming to Canadian ViewersSuper Channel to Bring More Exclusive STARZ Programming to Canadian Viewers
by TV News Desk - Sep 3, 2015

Super Channel, Canada's only national English pay television network, is very pleased to announce a recent extension and broadening of its agreement with Starz Worldwide Distribution (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Sherie Rene Scott & More in WHORL INSIDE A LOOP!BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Sherie Rene Scott & More in WHORL INSIDE A LOOP!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 1, 2015

Second Stage Theatre presents the world premiere production of Whorl Inside a Loop, a new play by Dick Scanlan and Sherie Rene Scott, co-directed by Michael Mayer and Mr. Scanlan, the creative team behind the Tony-nominated, critically acclaimed hit, Everyday Rapture, which had its world premiere at Second Stage Theatre in 2009. WHORL INSIDE A LOOP just opened last week at Second StageTheatre's Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd street). BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

2015 Wilde Awards Winners Announced!2015 Wilde Awards Winners Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

It was yet another Wilde night at West Bloomfield's Berman Center for the Performing Arts, as Michigan's professional theater community gathered for The 14th Annual Wilde Awards presented by EncoreMichigan.com. Established in 2002, The 2015 Wilde Awards honored the best productions, performances and technical accomplishments of the recently concluded 2014-15 season. (more...)

Playhouse on Park Welcomes New Teaching Artist for Young Actor Training ProgramPlayhouse on Park Welcomes New Teaching Artist for Young Actor Training Program
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

This class is open to middle school students (grades 5-8) who desire to improve their acting and performance technique. The Actor Performance Training Program is sectioned into three units, allowing for in-depth study of various acting topics. Students will begin with improvisation then they will learn how to create characters through Shakespearean text. For the final unit, students will be asked to incorporate what they have learned throughout the year into a devised theatre piece. The program will conclude with a showcase where they perform their original ensemble-generated performance. (more...)

RSC's THE MERCHANT OF VENICE to Screen at Folger Theatre Next WeekendRSC's THE MERCHANT OF VENICE to Screen at Folger Theatre Next Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

The Folger Shakespeare Library continues its collaboration with Picturehouse Entertainment to bring the Royal Shakespeare Company from Shakespeare's hometown of Stratford-upon-Avon to Washington, D.C. with a screening of THE MERCHANT OF VENICE on Saturday, September 12th at 7:00pm. (more...)

Tickets to Orpheum's 2015-16 FAMILY SERIES on Sale 9/14Tickets to Orpheum's 2015-16 FAMILY SERIES on Sale 9/14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

The Orpheum Theatre announced a season of engaging literary favorites, visually stunning dance, and energetic musical performances for the 2015-2016 Family Series. This year, the Orpheum's new Halloran Centre for Performing Arts & Education allows the Series to double its schedule for a year of exciting productions made for the entire family. (more...)

Breaking News: Billy Porter, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and More Join Audra McDonald in Musical Revival SHUFFLE ALONGBreaking News: Billy Porter, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and More Join Audra McDonald in Musical Revival SHUFFLE ALONG
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2015

Next spring, Audra McDonald, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Billy Porter, Brandon Victor Dixon, and Joshua Henry will star in SHUFFLE ALONG Or The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed, a striking new production that presents both the 1921 musical itself, and additionally details the events that catalyzed the songwriting team of Noble Sissle and Eubie Blake, and librettists F.E. Miller and Aubrey Lyles to create this ground-breaking work. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Sheri Rene Scott in WHORL INSIDE A LOOP at Second StagePhoto Flash: First Look at Sheri Rene Scott in WHORL INSIDE A LOOP at Second Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

A first look at the highly anticipated world premiere WHORL INSIDE A LOOP have just been released! The production, starring Sherie Renee Scott, is now in performances at Second Stage Theatre (43rd Street and 8th Avenue) and officially opens on Thursday, August 27. Check out photos below! (more...)

Eleasha Gamble, Jack Willis & More Added to Arena Stage's 2015-16 SeasonEleasha Gamble, Jack Willis & More Added to Arena Stage's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces artist additions for the 2015/16 season, with select cast and creative team members announced for Destiny of Desire, Oliver!, Sweat and All the Way as part of the theater's 66th season. (more...)

Touchstone Theatre Rebrands Ahead of 35th Anniversary SeasonTouchstone Theatre Rebrands Ahead of 35th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2015

The South Side's Touchstone Theatre celebrates the coming of their 35th anniversary season with a rebranding of their logo and marketing materials, undertaken with design and guidance from First Generation, an integrated marketing agency based in Allentown. (more...)

Company of Fools to Stage AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY This FallCompany of Fools to Stage AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

Company of Fools (COF) will present the critically acclaimed and award-winning play, AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tracy Letts for the second show of their 20th Season. Letts's jaw-dropping masterpiece opens September 30 and runs through October 17, 2015 at the Liberty Theatre in Hailey, Idaho. (more...)

Colony Theatre Company to Stage West Coast Premiere of THE BEST ENEMIES, Begin. 9/16Colony Theatre Company to Stage West Coast Premiere of THE BEST ENEMIES, Begin. 9/16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

The Colony Theatre is thrilled to present the second production of its 41st season, the West Coast Premiere of THE BEST OF ENEMIES by Mark St. Germain, directed by David Rose.  THE BEST OF ENEMIES will preview on Wednesday, September 16; Thursday, September 17; and Friday, September 18 at 8:00pm. It will open on Saturday, September 19 at 8:00pm and continue through Sunday, October 18. (more...)

BWW TV: Go Inside Opening Night of Second Stage's WHORL INSIDE A LOOP with Sherie Rene Scott & More!BWW TV: Go Inside Opening Night of Second Stage's WHORL INSIDE A LOOP with Sherie Rene Scott & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 29, 2015

Second Stage Theatre presents the world premiere production of Whorl Inside a Loop, a new play byDick Scanlan and Sherie Rene Scott, co-directed by Michael Mayer and Mr. Scanlan, the creative team behind the Tony-nominated, critically acclaimed hit, Everyday Rapture, which had its world premiere at Second Stage Theatre in 2009. WHORL INSIDE A LOOP began performances on August 4 and officially opened on August 27, 2015 at Second StageTheatre's Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd street). (more...)

Centre Stage  for Youth Changes Audition Time for GYPSYCentre Stage for Youth Changes Audition Time for GYPSY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2015

Due to an unexpected emergency with the director, auditions for GYPSY for youth ages thirteen and below have been changed to 4:00pm instead of the previously announced 2:00pm on Sunday, August 30th. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for BRAVE NEW WORLD, Opening in Northampton Next WeekPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal for BRAVE NEW WORLD, Opening in Northampton Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2015

BRAVE NEW WORLD, widely considered to be one of the finest and most prophetic dystopian novels of the twentieth century, bursts into life on stage in an adaptation by award-winning playwright Dawn King, directed by James Dacre and designed by Naomi Dawson, with an original new music by the ground breaking British band These New Puritans. The first preview is slated for Tuesday 4 September in Northampton, with press night on Tuesday 8 September 2015, followed by a UK tour. Scroll down for a peek at the cast in rehearsal! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Sherie Rene Scott  & Company of Second Stage's WHORL INSIDE A LOOP Celebrate Opening Night!Photo Coverage: Sherie Rene Scott & Company of Second Stage's WHORL INSIDE A LOOP Celebrate Opening Night!
by Linda Lenzi - Aug 28, 2015

Second Stage Theatre presents the world premiere production of Whorl Inside a Loop, a new play by Dick Scanlan and Sherie Rene Scott, co-directed by Michael Mayer and Mr. Scanlan, the creative team behind the Tony-nominated, critically acclaimed hit, Everyday Rapture, which had its world premiere at Second Stage Theatre in 2009. WHORL INSIDE A LOOP began performances on August 4 and officially opened last night, August 27, 2015 at Second StageTheatre's Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd street). (more...)

Utah Shakespeare Festival to Present DRACULA and THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA This FallUtah Shakespeare Festival to Present DRACULA and THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2015

The world's most famous vampire, a cigar-smoking man in a dress, and one of theatre's most loveable mutts can all be found this fall at the Utah Shakespeare Festival. Five of the Festival's six summer shows will be closing the first week of September; but Charley's Aunt will continue its summer run, along with two additional offerings, Dracula and The Two Gentlemen of Verona, through October 31. (more...)

Sherie Rene Scott Leads WHORL INSIDE A LOOP, Opening Tonight at Second StageSherie Rene Scott Leads WHORL INSIDE A LOOP, Opening Tonight at Second Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

Second Stage Theatre presents the world premiere production of Whorl Inside a Loop, a new play by Dick Scanlan and Sherie Rene Scott, co-directed by Michael Mayer and Mr. Scanlan, the creative team behind the Tony-nominated, critically acclaimed hit, Everyday Rapture, which had its world premiere at Second Stage Theatre in 2009. WHORL INSIDE A LOOP began performances on August 4 and officially opens tonight, August 27, 2015 at Second Stage Theatre's Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd street). (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sherie Rene Scott and Dick Scanlan Talk About WHORL INSIDE A LOOPSTAGE TUBE: Sherie Rene Scott and Dick Scanlan Talk About WHORL INSIDE A LOOP
by Michael Dale - Aug 27, 2015

The co-authors were inspired by their own experiences teaching a storytelling workshop to prison inmates. (more...)

Review Roundup: Sherie Rene Scott's WHORL INSIDE A LOOP Opens Off-BroadwayReview Roundup: Sherie Rene Scott's WHORL INSIDE A LOOP Opens Off-Broadway
by Review Roundups - Aug 27, 2015

Second Stage Theatre presents the world premiere production of WHORL INSIDE A LOOP, a new play by Dick Scanlan and Sherie Rene Scott, co-directed by Michael Mayer and Mr. Scanlan. WHORL INSIDE A LOOP began performances on August 4 and officially opens tonight, August 27, 2015 at Second Stage Theatre's Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd street). Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Group to Open 6th Season with ROMEO & JULIET and THE MANDRAKEQuintessence Theatre Group to Open 6th Season with ROMEO & JULIET and THE MANDRAKE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

Quintessence Theatre Group launches its sixth season of progressive classic theatre with Shakespeare's romantic tragedy ROMEO AND JULIET presented in rotating repertory with Wallace Shawn's celebrated translation of Machiavelli's sex comedy THE MANDRAKE. A nine actor repertory ensemble comprised of Quintessence's best and director Alexander Burns will continue to establish Quintessence's brand of full throttle epic classic theatre for today. ROMEO AND JULIET will begin previews on Wednesday, September 30 at 7pm and open on Saturday, October 3 at 8pm.  THE MANDRAKE will begin previews on Wednesday, October 14 at 7pm and open on Saturday, October 17 at 8pm. All performances are at the Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Ave in Mt Airy, Philadelphia, 19119. To purchase tickets visit www.QuintessenceTheatre.org or call 215.987.4450. (more...)

Jonathan Church to Take Over as Artistic Director of Sydney Theatre CompanyJonathan Church to Take Over as Artistic Director of Sydney Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

As announced earlier in the year, Andrew Upton's tenure as Artistic Director draws to a close at the end of 2015.  (more...)

Jonathan Church Named Artistic Director of Sydney Theatre CompanyJonathan Church Named Artistic Director of Sydney Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

Jonathan Church will succeed Andrew Upton as Artistic Director of Sydney Theatre Company (STC), it was announced today, 25 August 2015. The British artist has been Artistic Director of Chichester Festival Theatre since 2006 and is credited with completely transforming the much-loved UK institution. (more...)

KING LEAR Rounds Out Shakespeare Dallas' 2015 Season, 9/16-10/11KING LEAR Rounds Out Shakespeare Dallas' 2015 Season, 9/16-10/11
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

O! Let me not be mad, not mad, sweet heaven; keep me in temper; I would not be mad. There is no reason to be mad as the 2015 season of Shakespeare in the Park comes to a close. Shakespeare Dallas has one more treat in store for its audiences; Shakespeare's classic, King Lear. (more...)

Cal Shakes to Close 41st Main Stage Season with KING LEARCal Shakes to Close 41st Main Stage Season with KING LEAR
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

California Shakespeare Theater concludes its 2015 Main Stage season with King Lear, Shakespeare's most brilliant and profound tragedy, helmed by nationally-acclaimed director Amanda Dehnert, and featuring two-time Tony nominee and film star Anthony Heald (Silence of the Lambs, Broadway's The Elephant Man with Bradley Cooper) in the title role. King Lear plays at the BART-accessible Bruns Amphitheater from September 16 through October 11. (more...)

Breaking News: Eugene O'Neill's HUGHIE Headed Back to Broadway Starring Forest Whitaker!Breaking News: Eugene O'Neill's HUGHIE Headed Back to Broadway Starring Forest Whitaker!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

This just in! BroadwayWorld.com has learned that the Academy Award, Golden Globe & BAFTA winning actor Forest Whitaker will make his highly anticipated Broadway debut in HUGHIE, by four- time Pulitzer Prize winner and Nobel Prize Laureate Eugene O'Neill. Directed by Tony and Olivier Award winner winner Michael Grandage, HUGHIE will play a strictly limited engagement in the spring of 2016 on Broadway at a Shubert Theatre to be announced. (more...)

George Merrick Joins Cast of CLEVER LITTLE LIES Off-Broadway; New Opening Night SetGeorge Merrick Joins Cast of CLEVER LITTLE LIES Off-Broadway; New Opening Night Set
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

Producers Joan Raffe, Jhett Tolentino, and Douglas Denoff announced today that George Merrick will complete the cast of two time Tony Award-winner Joe DiPietro's critically acclaimed new comedy Clever Little Lies. Previews begin Friday, September 18th for a strictly limited 16-week engagement. Opening night, originally announced for Wednesday, October 14th, is now set for Monday, October 12th at the Westside Theatre (Upstairs) (407 West 43rd Street). (more...)

George Wendt and Tim Kazurinsky to Star in FUNNYMAN Premiere at Northlight This FallGeorge Wendt and Tim Kazurinsky to Star in FUNNYMAN Premiere at Northlight This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the World Premiere of Bruce Graham's FUNNYMAN, kicking off Northlight's 41st Season.  (more...)

BWW Review: Everything Is Coming Up GYPSY!BWW Review: Everything Is Coming Up GYPSY!
by Herbert Paine - Aug 23, 2015

Scottsdale Musical Theater Company presents GYPSY, featuring Debra Qualtire, Terry Gadaire, and Sarah Cassidy at Tempe Center for the Arts from August 20th through the 23rd. (more...)

Full Cast Set for David Hare's THE MODERATE SOPRANO at Hampstead TheatreFull Cast Set for David Hare's THE MODERATE SOPRANO at Hampstead Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

Hampstead Theatre is delighted to announce an outstanding cast for David Hare's fascinating new play. Joining Roger Allam, who plays John Christie, are Nancy Carroll as Audrey Mildmay, Paul Jesson as Dr Fritz Busch, Nick Sampson as Professor Carl Ebert and George Taylor as Rudolf Bing. (more...)

Chicago's Jeff Awards Nominees Announced - Shoshana Bean, Megan McGinnis & More in the Running!Chicago's Jeff Awards Nominees Announced - Shoshana Bean, Megan McGinnis & More in the Running!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

Chicago stage, TV and film star Michael Shannon did the honor of announcing the nominees for the 2014-2015 Equity Jeff Awards. A video of the presentation is available at www.JeffAwards.org. (more...)

Charlotte Randle, Georgina Lamb & More Join Cast of The Almeida Theatre's MEDEACharlotte Randle, Georgina Lamb & More Join Cast of The Almeida Theatre's MEDEA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

The Almeida Theatre announces full casting for Medea.  Rupert Goold will direct Euripides' masterpiece, as one of world drama's most infamous characters is brought to life in a new version by controversial feminist writer Rachel Cusk. (more...)

Michele Austin, Richard Cant & More to Join Kate Fleetwood in West End's MEDEAMichele Austin, Richard Cant & More to Join Kate Fleetwood in West End's MEDEA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

The Almeida Theatre announces full casting for Medea.  Rupert Goold will direct Euripides' masterpiece, as one of world drama's most infamous characters is brought to life in a new version by controversial feminist writer Rachel Cusk. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Harvey Fierstein's CASA VALENTINA at Southwark PlayhouseFull Cast Announced for Harvey Fierstein's CASA VALENTINA at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

Director Luke Sheppard today announces the full company for Harvey Fierstein's Casa Valentina. Sheppard directs Tamsin Carroll (Rita), Ben Deery (Miranda), Charlie Hayes (Eleanor), Bruce Montague (Terry), Robert Morgan (Amy), Matt Rixon (Bessie), Ashley Robinson (Gloria), Gareth Snook (Charlotte) and Edward Wolstenholme (Valentina). The production opens on 16 September, with previews from 10 September, and runs until 10 October. (more...)

U.S. Premiere of MAN COVETS BIRD Set for 24th Street Theatre, 9/26-11/22U.S. Premiere of MAN COVETS BIRD Set for 24th Street Theatre, 9/26-11/22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

What are the songs of birds and men? 24th Street Theatre, the company that produced Walking the Tightrope to universal acclaim on its stage, on tour and, most recently, for CTG at the Kirk Douglas Theatre, presents the second production of its LAb24 resident experimental theater company. The U.S. premiere of Man Covets Bird by Finegan Kruckemeyer opens on September 26 at 24th Street Theatre in downtown L.A. (more...)

James Thierree to Return to BAM with TABAC ROUGE, 9/30-10/4James Thierree to Return to BAM with TABAC ROUGE, 9/30-10/4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

In his grandest creation to date, 'boundary-smashing' (The Guardian, UK) artist James Thierree returns to BAM with Tabac Rouge, a 'choreodrama' that pits nine dancers/acrobats (including Thierree) against an array of machinery, trellises, tarnished mirrors, and tchotchkes to take the audience deep into the dark world of a decrepit tyrant. (more...)

Great Lakes Theater to Launch 2015-16 Season with THE SECRET GARDEN & KING LEARGreat Lakes Theater to Launch 2015-16 Season with THE SECRET GARDEN & KING LEAR
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

Great Lakes Theater (GLT) will commence its 2015-16 season at the Hanna Theatre, Playhouse Square with a Fall Repertory that features a Tony Award-winning musical for the whole family, The Secret Garden and a towering Shakespearean tragedy, King Lear. The productions will be performed in rotating repertory September 25 - November 1, 2015. Victoria Bussert will direct The Secret Garden. Joseph Hanreddy will direct King Lear. (The Secret Garden is presented through special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC.) (more...)

Raffi Barsoumian and Ramiz Monsef to Star in Rajiv Joseph's GUARDS AT THE TAJ at the Geffen This FallRaffi Barsoumian and Ramiz Monsef to Star in Rajiv Joseph's GUARDS AT THE TAJ at the Geffen This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

Geffen Playhouse just announced the cast for the West Coast premiere of GUARDS AT THE TAJ by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Steinberg Award recipient Rajiv Joseph. Raffi Barsoumian will star as Humayun, opposite Ramiz Monsef as Babur. (more...)

SEASCAPE WITH SHARKS AND DANCER Opens 9/2 at 13th Street RepSEASCAPE WITH SHARKS AND DANCER Opens 9/2 at 13th Street Rep
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Seascape with Sharks and Dancer by Don Nigro will open at 13th Street Repertory (50 West 13th Street) on September 2nd and continue to play on September 3rd, 10th and 11th. Directed by Paul Purvine, the cast features Leila McCann and Zachery Gamble. (more...)

Tom Pelphrey & Gordon Joseph Weiss Join Nina Arianda & Sam Rockwell FOOL FOR LOVETom Pelphrey & Gordon Joseph Weiss Join Nina Arianda & Sam Rockwell FOOL FOR LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) just announced complete casting for Manhattan Theatre Club's upcoming Broadway premiere of Fool for Love by Pulitzer Prize winner Sam Shepard, directed by Obie Award winnerDaniel Aukin. (more...)

STORM, STILL Adaptation of KING LEAR Set for Brooklyn Backyard, 9/11-19STORM, STILL Adaptation of KING LEAR Set for Brooklyn Backyard, 9/11-19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Brand new play incubator Brooklyn Yard presents a showcase production of STORM, STILL, a three-person adaptation of King Lear, by playwright Gabrielle Reisman, in Reisman's own backyard in south Bushwick this fall. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night- RED VELVET at Shakespeare & CompanyPhoto Coverage: Inside Opening Night- RED VELVET at Shakespeare & Company
by Stephen Sorokoff - Aug 15, 2015

Shakespeare & Company presented the first full American production of Red Velvet, written by Lolita Chakrabarti, directed by Daniela Varon, and starring OBIE Award-winning actor John Douglas Thompson last night and Broadwayworld's Stephen Sorokoff was there. This powerful and emotional drama joins the Tina Packer Playhouse repertory and runs through September 13. Check out photos from the production below! (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre Company to Celebrate Free For All's 25th Anniversary This FallShakespeare Theatre Company to Celebrate Free For All's 25th Anniversary This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

One of the capital's most beloved annual traditions, the Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) Free For All, and one of William Shakespeare's most beloved plays, A Midsummer Night's Dream, are coming together for a major milestone: Free For All's 25th anniversary. Ethan McSweeny directs a revival of his 2012-2013 STC production, which will run September 1-13 at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW). (more...)

KING LEAR to Herd Sheep in New Adaptation at the Courtyard TheaterKING LEAR to Herd Sheep in New Adaptation at the Courtyard Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

King Lear, played by Alasdair Saksena, will be joined onstage by nine sheep in a new adaptation of the Shakespearean classic, August 12-16, 2015 at the Courtyard Theater in London. (more...)

Kate Wetherhead & Greg Mullavey Will Join Marlo Thomas in CLEVER LITTLE LIES Off-BroadwayKate Wetherhead & Greg Mullavey Will Join Marlo Thomas in CLEVER LITTLE LIES Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2015

Producers Joan Raffe, Jhett Tolentino, and Douglas Denoff announced today that tickets are now on sale for two time Tony Award-winner Joe DiPietro's critically acclaimed new comedy Clever Little Lies at the Westside Theatre (Upstairs) (407 West 43rd Street). Previews begin Friday, September 18th for a strictly limited 16-week engagement, with the opening night set for Wednesday, October 14th. (more...)

UK's F*CK THE POLAR BEARS, by Tanya Ronder, Announces Full CastUK's F*CK THE POLAR BEARS, by Tanya Ronder, Announces Full Cast
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2015

The cast for the world premiere production of F*CK THE POLAR BEARS by Tanya Ronder is: Jon Foster, Salome R Gunnarsdottir, Susan Stanley and Andrew Whipp. The production, directed by Caroline Byrne, previews from 11 September (press night 16 September). (more...)

BWW Previews: 2015 Fall Cleveland Theater ScheduleBWW Previews: 2015 Fall Cleveland Theater Schedule
by Roy Berko - Aug 10, 2015

Though the weather is still warm, soon the leaves will be turning and the Fall 2015 theatre season will be upon us. Here's a list of some of the offerings from September through December. (more...)

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