BWW Preview: The London Stage - September 2015
by Liz Cearns - Sep 6, 2015

A quick insight into what's happening this September in London's theatres... (more...)

Innovative Coasters, Exciting Attractions and Immersive Thrills Slated for Six Flags Parks in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2015

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE:SIX), the world's largest regional theme park company, today announced a wide-ranging lineup of exciting and innovative rides and attractions coming to its parks in 2016, including high-thrill coasters, interactive rides, expanded family offerings, new twists on iconic favorites, and Northern California's first-ever hybrid roller coaster. (more...)

Factory to Present AGE OF AROUSAL - Stripped Naked
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2015

FACTORY presents The Naked Season 2015/16CANADIAN CLASSICS REIMAGINED (more...)

X'S AND O'S Begins Rehearsals at Center Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

The NFL takes Center Stage in X's and O's, a new, ripped-from-the-headlines play about America's love of football and the often traumatic impact the sport has on many of its players and families. X's and O's is the final production at Center Stage before building-wide renovations move the company's last two productions of the season to a temporary residency at Towson University. (more...)

Skylight Theatre's EL GRANDE CIRCUS DE COCA COLA to Transfer to Colony Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2015

The Colony Theatre is pleased to announce that it is bringing to its mid-size Equity theatre the wildly successful, LA Times Critic's Choice production of EL GRANDE CIRCUS DE COCA-COLA by Ron House, directed by Alan Shearman and based on El Grande de Coca-Cola by Ron House, Diz White, Alan Shearman, and John Neville-Andrews. (more...)

WICKED Announces Slew of Broadway Cast Changes Including New Witches Caroline Bowman and Kara Lindsay; Plus Kathy Fitzgerald, Robin DeJesus & Matt Shingledecker
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

WICKED will welcome new cast members to the Gershwin Theatre beginning Tuesday, December 16. CAROLINE BOWMAN (Kinky Boots, Eva in the Broadway revival tour of Evita) will step into the role of Elphaba, and KARA LINDSAY (original cast of Broadway's Newsies) will assume the role of Glinda, directly from playing the role on national tour. (more...)

Rumer Willis Spotted In Central Park Filming Michael John LaChiusa's HELLO AGAIN
by Michael Dale - Nov 17, 2015

Photos were snapped at Bow Bridge of the recent CHICAGO star wearing a 1940s-style ensemble. (more...)

NOT A GAME FOR BOYS, NOONDAY DEMONS, F**KING MEN and More Set for Summer 2015 at King's Head Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2015

After a hugely successful, box-office-record-smashing Spring season in its 45th year, the King's Head Theatre is proud to announce its Summer season, including exciting new work and ground-breaking revivals, as well as travels to Edinburgh and a new writing festival. (more...)

North Coast Repertory Theatre to Present HEDDA GABLER This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Arguably one of the most complex and intriguing female characters ever written, HEDDA GABLER weaves a mesmerizing tale of a woman trapped in a loveless marriage who is driven by a need for power and freedom. (more...)

Douglas Hodge & Kelli Barrett to Star in MY FAIR LADY at Bay Street Theater; Michael Arden Will Direct!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

Bay Street Theater has announced some of the principal cast of MY FAIR LADY, Book and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, Music by Frederick Loewe, Based on Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw & Gabriel Pascal's motion picture, and Directed by Michael Arden, Tony Award nominee and Outer Critics Circle Award winner for Best Director of a Musical for the Broadway revival of (more...)

Theatre Unleashed Is SLEEPING AROUND at Hollywood Fringe Next Month
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

Over the past few years, Theatre Unleashed has built quite the Hollywood Fringe reputation, mainly thanks to its signature series, the wildly popular and critically acclaimed 25 Plays Per Hour. But this year, we're doing something different. And it's sure to get people talking. (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: Michael Arden Explains the 'Fever Dream' that was SPRING AWAKENING
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 16, 2016

Michael Arden has been a part of the New York theatre community for quite a while, having made his debut in the 2003 revival of BIG RIVER. This year he stepped behind the scenes, making his Broadway directing debut with Deaf West's SPRING AWAKENING (for which he was nominated for Best Direction of a Musical). How did he end up here? Watch below to find out! (more...)

North Coast Rep to Present World Premiere Translation of HEDDA GABLER
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

Arguably one of the most complex and intriguing female characters ever written, HEDDA GABLER weaves a mesmerizing tale of a woman trapped in a loveless marriage who is driven by a need for power and freedom. Working from a freshly translated script by Anne-Charlotte Harvey that removes stilted language while staying true to Ibsen's voice, the actors have put their personal touches on their characters to create a piece that speaks to contemporary audiences. Lovers of classic theatre will not want to miss this gripping world premiere translation. (more...)

Official: Ferne McCann to Lead GATSBY at the Union Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

Ruby in the Dust's Gatsby, which plays at the Union Theatre this April, is proud to announce the cast to their jazz musical adaptation of F Scott Fitzgerald's epitome of glitz, glamour and the end of the American Dream. The cast includes The Only Way is Essex star Ferne McCann in her theatre debut. (more...)

Skylight Theatre Company to Premiere THE END TIMES
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

Skylight Theatre Company is proud to announce that they will be co-producing the World Premiere of Jesse Mu-En Shao's THE END TIMES, in collaboration with Jon Lawrence Rivera's Playwrights' Arena. This marks Jesse's first produced work. The collaboration between the two companies is a longtime in planning. Both companies pride themselves on nurturing and developing new works. (more...)

Theatre Unleashed Is SLEEPING AROUND at Hollywood Fringe This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2015

Over the past few years, Theatre Unleashed has built quite the Hollywood Fringe reputation, mainly thanks to its signature series, the wildly popular and critically acclaimed 25 Plays Per Hour. But this year, we're doing something different. And it's sure to get people talking. (more...)

Skylight Theatre to Stage World Premiere of EL GRANDE CIRCUS DE COCA-COLA, 7/18-8/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

Skylight Theatre Company in association with Flying Cucumber Productions presents the World Premiere of El Grande CIRCUS de Coca-Cola, written by Ron House and directed by Alan Shearman. Based on El Grande de Coca-Cola by Ron House, Diz White, Alan Shearman and John Neville-Andrews, Opening at 8:30pm on Saturday, July 18, 2015 Runs at 8:30pm Fridays and Saturdays, 3pm Sundays through August 23, 2015 The Skylight Theatre complex is located at 1816 1/2 N. Vermont, LA, 90027. (more...)

NOT A GAME FOR BOYS, NOONDAY DEMONS, F**KING MEN and More Set for Summer 2015 at King's Head Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

After a hugely successful, box-office-record-smashing Spring season in its 45th year, the King's Head Theatre is proud to announce its Summer season, including exciting new work and ground-breaking revivals, as well as travels to Edinburgh and a new writing festival. (more...)

Windy City Playhouse Sets THINGS YOU SHOULDN'T SAY PAST MIDNIGHT Cast
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2015

Windy City Playhouse, Chicago's newest Equity theater, announces the cast for its third production, the riotous Things You Shouldn't Say Past Midnight: A Comedy in Three Beds from Peter Ackerman, co-author of 20th Century Fox's hit animated film Ice Age. This contemporary sex farce is directed by William Brown, fresh off his successful run of Doubt at Writers Theatre. Brown directs a stellar cast of Broadway veterans and rising stars including Emily Tate, Peter Meadows, Patrese McClain, Shane Kenyon, Chris Sheard and Robert Spencer. Things You Shouldn't Say Past Midnight runs August 12-October 4 at Windy City Playhouse, 3014 W. Irving Park. Opening night is Saturday, August 15. windycityplayhouse.com/things/ (more...)

F*CKING MEN Returning to King's Head Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2015

The King's Head are very proud to announce that F*cking Men, Joe DiPietro's serio-comic contemporary adaptation of Arthur Schnitzler's La Ronde set within the gay subculture of a big city, will be playing at the King's Head in August. (more...)

Tron Theatre's Autumn, Winter 2015 Season to Feature Alison Peebles in GHOSTS & More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

The Tron Theatre is delighted to announce its Autumn/Winter 2015 season, a strong programme of new work as well as adaptations of classic texts, and with familiar faces and visiting companies alongside emergent talent and new voices in the sector. Highlights will include: (more...)

Lynn Nottage's BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK Set for DMT, 8/27-9/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

The Douglas Morrisson Theatre 2015-2016 Revelations Season kicks off with the regional premiere of Lynn Nottage's biting satire about racial stereotyping in Hollywood: BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK.  By The Way, Meet Vera Stark will have 15 performances, including one preview, August 27 through September 20, 2015, at the Douglas Morrisson Theatre, 22311 N. Third St. in Hayward, CA. (more...)

CAFE SOCIETY to Play Odyssey Theatre, 8/22-10/11
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

Five self-absorbed customers find themselves trapped together in Starbucks in the latest off-beat comedy from Emmy Award-winning writer Peter Lefcourt. Set around the corner in a West L.A. franchise, the world premiere of Cafe Society, presented by Theatre Planners and directed by Terri Hanauer, opens as a guest production at the Odyssey Theatre on August 22. (more...)

Cast Announced for F*CKING MEN at King's Head
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2015

The King's Head are very proud to announce that F*cking Men, Joe DiPietro's serio-comic contemporary adaptation of Arthur Schnitzler's La Ronde set within the gay subculture of a big city, has now been cast. The production will be playing at the King's Head in August. (more...)

Skylight Theatre Stages World Premiere of EL GRANDE CIRCUS DE COCA-COLA, Now thru 8/23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2015

Skylight Theatre Company in association with Flying Cucumber Productions presents the World Premiere of El Grande CIRCUS de Coca-Cola, written by Ron House and directed by Alan Shearman. Based on El Grande de Coca-Cola by Ron House, Diz White, Alan Shearman and John Neville-Andrews, Opening at 8:30pm today, July 18, 2015 Runs at 8:30pm Fridays and Saturdays, 3pm Sundays through August 23, 2015. The Skylight Theatre complex is located at 1816 1/2 N. Vermont, LA, 90027. (more...)

Frank Sinatra's Treasured Vacation Destination Fontainebleau Miami Beach Celebrates Singer's Centennial
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2015

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FATHER, SON & HOLY COACH to Play the Odyssey, 2/13-3/20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

Southern storytelling at its best! Writer/performer John Posey (How to Get Away with Murder, Teen Wolf) returns to L.A. with an all-new revival of his critically acclaimed comedy about a former small-town football star who attempts to live vicariously through his son. Father, Son & Holy Coach, presented by Rainy Night Films in association with Tyler Posey and directed by Terri Hanauer, opens as a guest production at the Odyssey Theatre on February 13. (Scroll all the way down for links to high resolution photos.) (more...)

Skylight Theatre to Launch 2015 Season with DISCONNECTION, 1/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

Launching their 2015 Season, shortly after garnering the most Ovation Awards of any intimate theater in 2014, Skylight Theatre Company opens with Allen Barton's newest work, DISCONNECTION (2013-Years To The Day was his critically acclaimed world premiere with extended run in LA/NY/Edinburgh). (more...)

Skylight Theatre Launches 2015 Season with DISCONNECTION Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2015

Launching their 2015 Season, shortly after garnering the most Ovation Awards of any intimate theater in 2014, Skylight Theatre Company opens with Allen Barton's newest work, DISCONNECTION (2013-Years To The Day was his critically acclaimed world premiere with extended run in LA/NY/Edinburgh). (more...)

MUTANT OLIVE Begins Tonight at Lounge Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

Father and son forgiveness is at the heart of a hilarious, heart-wrenching and triumphant solo play by writer/performer Mitch Hara. Directed by Terri Hanauer, Mutant Olive opens tonight, Jan. 22 at the Lounge Theatre, where it will run Todays, Fridays and Saturdays through Feb. 28. (more...)

The REP to Stage World Premiere of PRUSSIA: 1866
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

As we all know, when you think of comedy, you immediately think of German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. He is, after all, credited with famously saying, "There's a fine line between gazing long into an abyss and standing at the edge of an abyss looking like an idiot." (more...)

Sondheim on Creating Into the Woods
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Feb 6, 2015

The following is an excerpt from Stephen Sondheim's Look, I Made a Hat: Collected Lyrics (1981 - 2011) with Attendant Comments, Amplifications, Dogmas, Harangues, Digressions, Anecdotes and Miscellany. Thank you to Alfred A. Knopf for allowing us to share the author's insights with our audience. (more...)

The Wheelhouse Theatre Company to Present JULIUS CAESAR, 3/2-13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

The Wheelhouse Theater Company, a new theater company dedicated to transformative, joyful and essential works, has announced that it will present a dynamic, bloody production of William Shakespeare's JULIUS CAESAR, Wednesday, March 2nd through Sunday, March 12th at the Davenport Theatre, 354 West 45th Street. Founding Artistic Director of the Company Jeff Wise will direct. (more...)

Alexandra Wood's MERIT to Receive London Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

Directed by Tom Littler. Designed by Phil Lindley. Sound by Max Pappenheim. Lighting by Rob Mills. (more...)

OpenTable Announces 100 Best Restaurants for Groups in Canada
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2015

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Berkeley Rep Presents the World Premiere of X'S AND O'S (A FOOTBALL LOVE STORY)
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2014

Berkeley Repertory Theatre is proud to present the world premiere of X's and O's (A Football Love Story), a hard-hitting docudrama that examines our country's passion for a game that is life-giving yet lethal. Our singularly American sport is intricately woven into our culture and rituals, yet its traumatic effect on players and their families has us reexamining its place in our country's story. (more...)

PHOTO: Audra McDonald Goes 'Pop Diva' in First Shots From HELLO AGAIN
by TV News Desk - Dec 23, 2015

The official Instagram account for the highly anticipated musical film HELLO AGAIN has shared a first look at star Audra McDonald as a 'Pop Diva.' (more...)

Cheyenne Jackson Joins Starry Cast of LaChuisa's HELLO AGAIN Film
by TV News Desk - Dec 21, 2015

Today, Cheyenne Jackson turned to Instagram to share the news that he will also be part of the film's starry cast (more...)

Skylight Theatre Company to Present the World Premiere of FOREVER HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2015

Skylight Theatre Company presents the World Premiere of FOREVER HOUSE Written by Tony Abatemarco and Directed by Elizabeth Swain Opening Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 8pm reception to follow 8:30pm Fridays, 8pm Saturdays, and 3pm Sundays through Feb 28, 2016 The Skylight Theatre is located at 1816 1/2 N. Vermont, LA, 90027 (more...)

WICKED Welcomes New Witches Caroline Bowman, Kara Lindsay and More Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

WICKED welcomes new cast members to the Gershwin Theatre beginning tonight, December 16. CAROLINE BOWMAN (Kinky Boots, Eva in the Broadway revival tour of Evita) will step into the role of Elphaba, and KARA LINDSAY (original cast of Broadway's Newsies) will assume the role of Glinda, directly from playing the role on national tour. (more...)

MUTANT OLIVE Begins 1/22 at Lounge Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2014

Father and son forgiveness is at the heart of a hilarious, heart-wrenching and triumphant solo play by writer/performer Mitch Hara. Directed by Terri Hanauer, Mutant Olive opens Jan. 22 at the Lounge Theatre, where it will run Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays through Feb. 28. (more...)

McDonald, Willis & More to Star in LaChiusa's Musical HELLO AGAIN; Filming Underway
by TV News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

Last month, LaChiusa turned to Facebook to share the news that production is currently underway for the project (more...)

Lynn Nottage's BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK Set for DMT, Now thru 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

The Douglas Morrisson Theatre 2015-2016 Revelations Season kicks off with the regional premiere of Lynn Nottage's biting satire about racial stereotyping in Hollywood: BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK.  By The Way, Meet Vera Stark will have 15 performances, including one preview, tonight, August 27, through September 20, 2015, at the Douglas Morrisson Theatre, 22311 N. Third St. in Hayward, CA. (more...)

CAFE SOCIETY Plays the Odyssey Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2015

Five self-absorbed customers find themselves trapped together in Starbucks in the latest off-beat comedy from Emmy Award-winning writer Peter Lefcourt. Set around the corner in a West L.A. franchise, the world premiere of Cafe Society, presented by Theatre Planners and directed by Terri Hanauer, opens as a guest production at the Odyssey Theatre tonight, August 22. (more...)

Traverse Theatre Announces Autumn 2015 Season, to Close with TRACKS OF THE WINTER BEAR
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

As the Traverse Theatre enjoys an acclaimed Festival programme it launches its Autumn season today (17 August), featuring a programme of world-class productions, festivals and engagement events. Traverse Theatre Company production, Tracks of the Winter Bear by Rona Munro and Stephen Greenhorn, premieres on 9 December, bringing to a close a season of work that reinforces the Traverse's position as one of the UK's foremost new writing theatres.  (more...)

F*CKING MEN Extends Through September at The King's Head
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

The King's Head are very proud to announce that their 5-star "fan-f*cking-tastic" (CultureFly) production of F*cking Men, Joe DiPietro's serio-comic contemporary adaptation of Arthur Schnitzler's La Ronde set within the gay subculture of a big city, will be extending its run at the King's Head through September. (more...)

Classic Tale Gets Modern Twist in NIGHT (THYESTES 2.0) at TNC thru 5/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

Theater for the New City, in association with The New Stage Theatre Company, is presenting the world premiere of 'Night (Thyestes 2.0)' by Charles L. Mee, directed and designed by Ildiko Nemeth. (more...)

Lost and Found Productions to Present THE BLUE ROOM
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

Lost and Found Productions presents David Hare's The Blue Room. Performances will be May 13 through 22, 2016 with shows Friday through Sunday at 7:30 PM. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Group rates available for groups of 6 or more in advance only. There will be a pay-what-you-can preview performance on Thursday, May 12. All performances at The Bug Theatre: 3654 Navajo Street in Denver. Tickets are available online at www.lostandfoundproductions.net. (more...)

Clinton Luckett Named Assistant Artistic Director of American Ballet Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Clinton Luckett, Ballet Master and former dancer at American Ballet Theatre, has been appointed Assistant Artistic Director of the Company. (more...)

SPRING AWAKENING's Blake Silver to Co-Direct EMOJILAND Concert at Rockwell Table & Stage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

Blake Silver, associate director of Broadway's celebrated 2015 Deaf West revival of 'Spring Awakening,' will co-direct the upcoming concert premiere of 'Emojiland' at Rockwell Table & Stage in Los Angeles.  Creators Keith and Laura Harrison will also co-direct. (more...)

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