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Tom Hiddleston Replaces Benedict Cumberbatch in Guillermo del Toro's CRIMSON PEAK
by Movies News Desk - Sep 6, 2013

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Hiddleston will join Jessica Chastain, Mia Wasikowska (who recently replaced Emma Stone,) and Charlie Hunnam. Cumberbatch exited the project at the end of August. (more...)

GUYS & DOLLS, THE BARBER OF SEVILLE, THE FIREBIRD and More Set for Artscape, Oct 2013-Jan 2014
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2013

Artscape Theatre Centre has announced its upcoming events, October 2013 to January 2014. Details below! (more...)

South Camden Theatre Co. to Present KINGDOM OF EARTH, 10/11-27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2013

South Camden Theatre Company, a nonprofit professional theatre company located in Camden, New Jersey announces its ninth season titled "Everything's Relative" with the regional premiere of Kingdom of Earth written by Tennessee Williams and directed by Connie Norwood. The cast includes Alissa Nesson as Myrtle, John Schultz as Lot and Roderick Slocum as Chicken. Production opens October 11 and runs through October 27, 2013 on Fridays and Saturdays at 8p.m and Sundays at 2p.m ? (more...)

Joe Manganiello Leads Yale Rep's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2013

Yale Repertory Theatre has announced that Rene Augesen will play Blanche DuBois and Joe Manganiello will play Stanley Kowalski in its first-ever production of A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, the Pulitzer Prize winning masterpiece by Tennessee Williams. Directed by Mark Rucker, the production, which will open Yale Rep's 2013-14 season, will play tonight, September 20-October 12, at the University Theatre (222 York Street). (more...)

Tom Hiddleston Fans Petition for 'Loki' Feature Film
by Movies News Desk - Sep 11, 2013

Fans of Tom Hiddleston have launched a petition in support of a feature length film featuring Loki, the villain whom the actor portrayed in Thor, The Avengers and the upcoming Thor: The Dark World. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Resplendent Steyn the Highlight of Abrahamse & Meyer's THE MILK TRAIN DOESN'T STOP HERE ANYMORE
by David Fick - Oct 13, 2013

Being able to see a production of this rarely produced Tennessee Williams drama is reason enough to make the trip to the theatre, all the more so with the resplendent Jennifer Steyn taking centre stage. (more...)

Official: Joe Manganiello to Lead Yale Rep's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2013

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) has announced that Rene Augesen will play Blanche DuBois and Joe Manganiello will play Stanley Kowalski in its first-ever production of A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, the Pulitzer Prize winning masterpiece by Tennessee Williams. Directed by Mark Rucker, the production, which will open Yale Rep's 2013-14 season, will play September 20-October 12, at the University Theatre (222 York Street). (more...)

Michael Beckley, Emily Dobbs to Star in Southwark Playhouse's THE SEAGULL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2012

A successful actress visits her brother's isolated estate far from the city, throwing the frustrated residents unfulfilled ambitions into sharp relief. As her son attempts to impress with a self-penned play, putting much more than his pride at stake, others dream of fame, love and the ability to change their past. (more...)

GUYS & DOLLS, THE BARBER OF SEVILLE, THE FIREBIRD and More Set for Artscape, Oct 2013-Jan 2014
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2013

Artscape Theatre Centre has announced its upcoming events, October 2013 to January 2014. Details below! (more...)

THOR and THE AVENGERS Star Tom Hiddleston Wants to Return to Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2012

According to ContactMusic.com, British actor Tom Hiddleston is considering a return to the stage. (more...)

Royal Bath Theatre Announces Casting for The 2013 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2013

Further casting has been announced for the four new in-house productions which will make up the 2013 Summer Season Theatre Royal Bath. (more...)

Peter Sarsgaard and Winona Ryder Join Indie Film 'EXPERIMENTER'
by Movies News Desk - May 13, 2014

The Hollywood Reporter writes that Peter Sarsgaard and Winona Ryder have signed on to star in the upcoming indie drama EXPERIMENTER, THE STANLEY MILGRAM STORY, written and directed by Michael Almereyda. (more...)

IF ONLY Premieres at Minerva Theatre, Chichester in June
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2013

Angus Jackson - director of the 2013 Olivier Award-winning production Goodnight Mister Tom - returns to Chichester with the world premiere of If Only by David Edgar. This political drama is described as a witty and astute exploration of the moral dilemmas at the heart of coalition government. (more...)

Stone Soup Theatre to Present 5XTENN (OR SO), 2/15-3/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2013

You may think that you know Tennessee Williams, but you don't. Stone Soup Theatre presents 5 X TENN (OR SO), selected one acts published after the death of one of America's most treasured playwrights. It's been five years since Stone Soup Theatre produced the west coast premiere of 5 X TENN, (directed by Julie Beckman) to both audience and critical acclaim. Now, to satisfy the hunger of Williams' fans, Stone Soup offers up 5 X TENN (OR SO), six seldom produced one acts, that will transport us to a post-apocalyptic dystopian society with Chalky White Substance; take us to a flooded New Orleans (eerily reminiscent of the 2005 Hurricane Katrina) in Kingdom of Earth; and encounter the dangers, both hidden and obvious, of a fascist regime in The Municipal Abattoir. In addition, equally prophetic, provocative, and confrontational pieces will seduce and shock you: Talk to Me Like the Rain, Sunburst, and The Big Game. (more...)

Fleur du Cap Winners Announced in Cape Town, South Africa
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2013

The prestigious 48th annual Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards took place at the Artscape Theatre last night, Sunday March 17, 2013.It was a glamorous red carpet event, attended by celebrities, VIP's and the creme de la creme of the South African theatre scene. Top South African comedian Alan Committee hosted the onstage proceedings with great humour and flair. Africa Melane, a Fleur du Cap panel member and Capetalk presenter was his co-host for the evening. (more...)

South Camden Theatre Company Announces 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2013

The South Camden Theatre Company, a nonprofit professional theatre organization located in Camden, New Jersey announces its ninth season titled "Everything's Relative" featuring works written by Tennessee Williams, Sam Sheppard, Joseph M. Paprzycki and Albert Innaurato. (more...)

Christopher Hunter, Tom Mothersdale and Melody Grove to Star in Spellbound Productions' IN LAMBETH at Southwark Playhouse, July 10-Aug 2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2014

Spellbound Productions present IN LAMBETH, written by Jack Shepherd, directed by Michael Kingsbury and designed by Ruth Sutcliffe. Opening night is slated for Friday, 11 July 2014 at 7.30pm, with the regular run continuing through Saturday 2 August 2014 (one preview 10 July). (more...)

CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF, PINK MELON and More Set for Tennessee Williams Theater Festival's 2013 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2013

This September theater artists from around the globe will converge on the seaside village of Provincetown, where Williams worked over several summers, to celebrate America's great playwright with a program of plays, dance, film and performance art organized around the theme of Tennessee Williams and Women: 50% Illusion. (more...)

Tennessee Williams' Circle of Friends to Run 9/25-28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2014

The 9th Tennessee Williams Theater Festival, Tennessee Williams' Circle of Friends, features humor, love, disappointment and healing that springs from friendships. (more...)

Playhouse Creatures Theatre Company Presents Their 2nd Annual Tennessee Williams Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2014

A reading of the one act 'Kingdom of Earth', featuring Geneva Carr and Bobby Moreno, with Ted Ednie. (more...)

Playhouse Creatures Theatre Company Presents NYC's 2nd Annual Tennessee Williams Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2014

Playhouse Creatures Theatre Company presents: NYC's 2nd Annual Tennessee Williams Festival (more...)

Official: Joe Manganiello to Lead Yale Rep's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2013

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) has announced that Rene Augesen will play Blanche DuBois and Joe Manganiello will play Stanley Kowalski in its first-ever production of A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, the Pulitzer Prize winning masterpiece by Tennessee Williams. Directed by Mark Rucker, the production, which will open Yale Rep's 2013-14 season, will play September 20-October 12, at the University Theatre (222 York Street). (more...)

Tom Hiddleston to Play Hank Williams in Biopic I SAW THE LIGHT
by Movies News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

According to Deadline, stage and screen star Tom Hiddleston has signed on to play country legend Hank Williams in the upcoming biopic I SAW THE LIGHT. (more...)

Author Michael Paller Joins Tennessee Williams Institute for TENNESSEE WILLIAMS' CIRCLE OF FRIENDS Festival, 9/25 - 9/28
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

The Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival has announced that Michael Paller, author, dramaturg and educator, will be a participating scholar at the Tennessee Williams Institute (TWI) held during this year's Festival, Tennessee Williams' Circle of Friends, September 25 - 28, 2014. (more...)

PETER PAN Enters Final Week of Performances at Canal Walk in Cape Town
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2013

Performances will be staged from Tuesdays through to Sundays at 11:00, 12:30 and 14:00 and tickets cost R70 through Computicket on www.computicket.co.za or telephone 0861 915 8000. (more...)

Abrahamse & Meyer Productions to Present New Adaptation of Tennessee Williams' ONE ARM
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

After the international success of Kingdom of Earth and THE MILK TRAIN DOESN'T STOP HERE ANYMORE, Abrahamse & Meyer Productions have been granted special permission by the Tennessee Williams Estate to adapt one of the famed playwright's most famous erotic short stories for the stage. (more...)

Michael Praed to Star in THE WHITE CARNATION at Jermyn Street Theatre from Feb 4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2014

Following a critically acclaimed and sell-out run at the Finborough Theatre, the first production in sixty years of R. C. Sherriff's supernatural drama, The White Carnation transfers for a limited three week run to Jermyn Street Theatre, opening on Tuesday, 4 February 2014 (Press Night: Thursday, 6 February 2014 at 7.30pm). The show stars Michael Praed (Design for Living - West End, Robin of Sherwood, Dynasty) who joins the existing superlative Finborough Theatre cast, which includes acclaimed newcomer Daisy Boulton and Benjamin Whitrow (Mr. Bennet in BBC's Pride and Prejudice). (more...)

Stone Soup Theatre to Present 5XTENN (OR SO), 2/15-3/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2013

You may think that you know Tennessee Williams, but you don't. Stone Soup Theatre presents 5 X TENN (OR SO), selected one acts published after the death of one of America's most treasured playwrights. It's been five years since Stone Soup Theatre produced the west coast premiere of 5 X TENN, (directed by Julie Beckman) to both audience and critical acclaim. Now, to satisfy the hunger of Williams' fans, Stone Soup offers up 5 X TENN (OR SO), six seldom produced one acts, that will transport us to a post-apocalyptic dystopian society with Chalky White Substance; take us to a flooded New Orleans (eerily reminiscent of the 2005 Hurricane Katrina) in Kingdom of Earth; and encounter the dangers, both hidden and obvious, of a fascist regime in The Municipal Abattoir. In addition, equally prophetic, provocative, and confrontational pieces will seduce and shock you: Talk to Me Like the Rain, Sunburst, and The Big Game. (more...)

Raymond Bokhour, Lance Rubin and More Star in Musical Mondays' THE PASSION OF ED WOOD, 1/10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2013

Told from the viewpoint of the iconic cinema director actor Orson Welles, THE PASSION OF ED WOOD focuses on Hollywood shlock director Ed Wood, posthumously awarded 'The Worst Movie Director of All Time' for 'Glenn or Glenda,' 'Plan Nine from Outer Space,' 'Jail Bait' and 'Orgy of the Dead' to name a few. The new musical focuses on the director's decision to hire Bela Lugosi, famous for his film portrayal of Dracula at the end of Lugosi's career. (more...)

Raymond Bokhour, Lance Rubin and More Star in Musical Mondays' THE PASSION OF ED WOOD Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2013

Told from the viewpoint of the iconic cinema director actor Orson Welles, THE PASSION OF ED WOOD focuses on Hollywood shlock director Ed Wood, posthumously awarded 'The Worst Movie Director of All Time' for 'Glenn or Glenda,' 'Plan Nine from Outer Space,' 'Jail Bait' and 'Orgy of the Dead' to name a few. The new musical focuses on the director's decision to hire Bela Lugosi, famous for his film portrayal of Dracula at the end of Lugosi's career. (more...)

Jeffrey Bean, Elizabeth Bunch and More to Star in World Premiere of Theresa Rebeck's FOOL at Alley Theatre; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2014

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for the world premiere of a new comedy by Theresa Rebeck, Fool. In Rebeck's new comedy, two kings get together and place a wager on their fools - a jester competition, and the funniest one gets to keep his head. Two evil minions have a lot to say about this, but not as much as the kitchen wench. And what's the queen been up to all night? A dramatical comical farcical tragical play about power, love and laughter, set in a medieval kitchen. Adult Language, Adult Situations, Beheadings. (more...)

Michael Praed Stars in THE WHITE CARNATION at Jermyn Street Theatre, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2014

Following a critically acclaimed and sell-out run at the Finborough Theatre, the first production in sixty years of R. C. Sherriff's supernatural drama, The White Carnation transfers for a limited three week run to Jermyn Street Theatre, opening tonight, 4 February 2014 (Press Night: Thursday, 6 February 2014 at 7.30pm). The show stars Michael Praed (Design for Living - West End, Robin of Sherwood, Dynasty) who joins the existing superlative Finborough Theatre cast, which includes acclaimed newcomer Daisy Boulton and Benjamin Whitrow (Mr. Bennet in BBC's Pride and Prejudice). (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Charlotte - Week of 2/03/2013
by BWW - Feb 3, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/03/2013 for Charlotte (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Charlotte - Week of 2/24/2013
by BWW - Feb 24, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/24/2013 for Charlotte (more...)

Jeffrey Bean, Elizabeth Bunch and More Star in World Premiere of Theresa Rebeck's FOOL at Alley Theatre, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

Alley Theatre presents the world premiere of a new comedy by Theresa Rebeck, Fool. In Rebeck's new comedy, two kings get together and place a wager on their fools - a jester competition, and the funniest one gets to keep his head. Two evil minions have a lot to say about this, but not as much as the kitchen wench. And what's the queen been up to all night? A dramatical comical farcical tragical play about power, love and laughter, set in a medieval kitchen. Adult Language, Adult Situations, Beheadings. (more...)

Fleur du Cap Theatre Award Nominees Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2013

The nominees have been announced for the prestigious 48th annual Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards that will take place at a glamorous function on Sunday 17th March at 6pm at the Artscape Theatre in Cape Town. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Charlotte - Week of 2/17/2013
by BWW - Feb 17, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/17/2013 for Charlotte (more...)

Stone Soup Theatre Presents 5XTENN (OR SO), Now thru 3/9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2013

You may think that you know Tennessee Williams, but you don't. Stone Soup Theatre presents 5 X TENN (OR SO), selected one acts published after the death of one of America's most treasured playwrights. It's been five years since Stone Soup Theatre produced the west coast premiere of 5 X TENN, (directed by Julie Beckman) to both audience and critical acclaim. Now, to satisfy the hunger of Williams' fans, Stone Soup offers up 5 X TENN (OR SO), six seldom produced one acts, that will transport us to a post-apocalyptic dystopian society with Chalky White Substance; take us to a flooded New Orleans (eerily reminiscent of the 2005 Hurricane Katrina) in Kingdom of Earth; and encounter the dangers, both hidden and obvious, of a fascist regime in The Municipal Abattoir. In addition, equally prophetic, provocative, and confrontational pieces will seduce and shock you: Talk to Me Like the Rain, Sunburst, and The Big Game. (more...)

Peter Sarsgaard Takes On Villainous Role in AMC's THE KILLING
by TV News Desk - Feb 13, 2013

TVGuide.com reports that Peter Sarsgaard has signed on to play a new villain in the AMC drama series THE KILLING. According to the report, the actor will portray 'a Death Row inmate who's been in and out of jail since he was a kid.' (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Charlotte - Week of 2/10/2013
by BWW - Feb 10, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/10/2013 for Charlotte (more...)

2013 South African Theatre Retrospectives: South African Revivals and Productions of International Plays
by David Fick - Dec 30, 2013

This retrospective focuses on revivals of classic South African plays and local productions the work of international playwrights. (more...)

2012 South African Theatre Retrospective: The Plays
by David Fick - Dec 28, 2012

A look at a baker's dozen of the plays South Africa had on offer in the 2012 season, with input from local actors, theatre owners and producers. (more...)

Around the Broadway World: Regional Highlights for the Week of 12/17
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 21, 2012

In this week's edition of 'Around BWW: Regional Highlights of the Week', we take you around the country - and beyond - with the most-read theater stories for the week of December 17! Scroll below to see what made news in your area! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Passionate KINGDOM OF EARTH Impresses at the Artscape Arena
by David Fick - Dec 18, 2012

No other piece on Cape Town stages between now and the end of 2012 will give you the complex experience or catharsis that Kingdom of Earth does. (more...)

Artscape to Present THE MILK TRAIN DOESN'T STOP HERE ANYMORE, 4-20 Oct.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2013

The classic Tennessee Williams drama THE MILK TRAIN DOESN'T STOP HERE ANYMORE comes to Artscape this October directly from the 8th Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theatre Festival in the USA. (more...)

Tom Hiddleston Returning to the Stage?
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2013

According to reports, Tom Hiddleston revealed at last night's Oliver Awards that he will return to the stage in the coming months. (more...)

Ian Bartholomew, Anna Carteret Among Cast of SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE World Premiere Production
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

Disney and Sonia Friedman Productions are delighted to announce casting for the forthcoming stage production of Shakespeare in Love. The announcement coincides with the 450th anniversary of William Shakespeare's birth. (more...)

Carteret And More Announced For SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE, Opening July
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

Disney and Sonia Friedman Productions are delighted to announce casting for the forthcoming stage production of Shakespeare in Love. The announcement coincides with the 450th anniversary of William Shakespeare's birth. (more...)

Tom Hiddleston in Talks to Star in Reimagining of THE CROW
by Movies News Desk - Apr 20, 2013

Stage and screen star Tom Hiddleston has officially entered talks to lead Relativity Media's upcoming reimagining of THE CROW, according to The Wrap. (more...)

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