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Ellen McDougall Announces Inaugural Season as Artistic Director of Gate Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Ellen McDougall announces her inaugural season as Artistic Director of the Gate Theatre, running from June 2017 to June 2018, comprising five full productions, and a one-day takeover of local Notting Hill festival InTRANSIT. (more...)

Northwest FOLKLIFE FESTIVAL Features Festál Turns 20 as its 2017 Cultural Focus
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

???????Seattle Center and Northwest Folklife deepen their longstanding partnership this year as Northwest Folklife Festival celebrates Festal Turns 20, as its Cultural Focus for 2017. The focus recognizes the outstanding series of 24 ethnic cultural festivals produced at Seattle Center on weekends throughout the year.  (more...)

Mile Square Theatre presents The 7th Annual New Jersey One-Minute Play Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

The NEW JERSEY ONE-MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL (#1MPF) returns to for its seventh year, beginning a new and exciting partnership with Mile Square Theatre. The marathon evening of one-minute plays by over 30 of New Jersey's established and emerging playwrights and directors plays three performances only, Saturday, June 24th at 8pm, and Sunday, June 25th at 3pm & 7pm, 1400 Clinton St, Hoboken, NJ 07030. Tickets, priced at $20, are currently available at www.milesquaretheatre.org (more...)

Women's Resource Center Awards $22,000 in 22 Scholarships
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

The Women's Resource Center, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to empowering and supporting women during all life stages and circumstances, awarded 22 scholarships of $1,000 each at a ceremony in Sarasota on May 21. Beverley Dennis and Betty Schoenbaum, longtime supporters of the WRC Scholarship Fund, were in attendance to witness the recipients receive their scholarships. This year's class represented women who are pursuing degrees in various fields of study-from nursing to graphic design. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the Lilly Awards!
by Walter McBride - May 23, 2017

Just last night, the 8th Annual Lilly Awards Ceremony, which celebrates women of distinction in the American Theater, honored Julie Taymor, Denee Benton, Micki Grant,Toni-Leslie James, Mandy Greenfield, Madison Ferris, and Beanie Feldstein. Stephen Schwartz was this year's Miss Lilly. (more...)

AMERICAN MASTERS 'Chefs Flight' Continues with Jacques Pepin: The Art of Craft on PBS, 5/26
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2017

The culinary journey of AMERICAN MASTERS 'Chefs Flight' - four documentaries on legendary chefs - continues with a profile on Jacques Pépin, a young immigrant with movie-star looks and a charming Gallic accent, who elevated essential kitchen techniques to an art form to become one of America's most beloved food icons. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway Celebrates Women in Theatre at the 8th Annual Lilly Awards
by Walter McBride - May 23, 2017

Just last night, the 8th Annual Lilly Awards Ceremony, which celebrates women of distinction in the American Theater, honored Julie Taymor, Denee Benton, Micki Grant,Toni-Leslie James, Mandy Greenfield, Madison Ferris, and Beanie Feldstein. Stephen Schwartz was this year's Miss Lilly. (more...)

BWW Recap: Nevertheless, Supergirl Persisted at the End of Season 2
by Nicole Ackman - May 23, 2017

This week's episode, aptly named 'Nevertheless, She Persisted' was an emotional end to SUPERGIRL's second season as Kara finally defeated Rhea and the Daxamite forces. However, even with the help of Superman and Cat Grant, victory doesn't come without a price. (more...)

ADAA Saroyan/Paul Human Rights Playwriting Prize Goes to June Carryl for THE GOOD MINISTER FROM HARARE
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The Armenian Dramatic Arts Alliance (ADAA) announced the winner of the $10,000 Saroyan/Paul Human Rights Playwriting Prize on April 24th, 2017 at the The Antaeus Theatre Company at the newly opened Kiki and David Gindler Performing Arts Centre in Glendale. (more...)

BWW Review: PENNSYLVANIA BALLET Closes the Season with a Ballerina's Farewell Performance
by Barnett Serchuk - May 22, 2017

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Ben Platt, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, OSLO & More Win at the Drama League Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

This afternoon, Broadway's brightest gathered at the Marriott Marquis Times Square to celebrate this years Drama League Awards nominees for Outstanding Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. (more...)

Photo Flash: Anna Deveare Smith, Cast of THE WOLVES and More at Playwrights Realm's 10th Anniversary Writers Block Party
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

The Playwrights Realm, led by Katherine Kovner, Founding Artistic Director, and Roberta Pereira, Producing Director, celebrated its tenth anniversary with the annual Writers Block Party honoring Realm Board Member and award-winning playwright and actor, Anna Deavere Smith. The Writers Block Party took place on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at The Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse in the Samuel B. & David Rose Building, and was hosted by Lauren Patten (Fun Home, The Wolves). Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

EMH Productions to Stage World Premiere of INVERSION at Sacred Fools Studio
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Award winning EMH Productions continues its sixth season of provocative and compelling theatre with the world premiere of Inversion by up and coming writer Aditya Putcha.  (more...)

LOVE, LOSS AND WHAT I WORE To Open 29th Season for ACT 1
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 9, 2017

Nashville's Artist's Cooperative Theatre 1 (ACT 1) will kick off its 29th season this fall with a production of Delia Ephron and Nora Ephron's Love, Loss and What I Wore, playing the iconic Darkhorse Theater October 6-21. The five plays and their directors, which make up the new season, were revealed to the opening night audience of ACT 1's 2016-17 season closing production of Reefer Madness the Musical, which runs through June 24. (more...)

North/South Chamber Orchestra to Conclude its 37th Consecutive Season this Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

On Tuesday evening June 20, The North/South Chamber Orchestra will conclude its 37th consecutive season performing four works by living composers from the Americas. (more...)


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Jen Danby's CALIFORNIA GIRL: BEING MICHELLE PFEIFFER and FARRAH Coming to NYC This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

This American Blonde Actress and Mississippi Mud Productions announce a two-dates-only double feature performance on Saturday, July 8th and Saturday, July 15th of CALIFORNIA GIRL: BEING MICHELLE PFEIFFER and of FARRAH about '70s superstar Farrah Fawcett. (more...)

Karen Ziemba Replaces Nancy Opel in PRINCE OF BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

Just announced, Tony Award winner Karen Ziemba will join Manhattan Theatre Club's upcoming Broadway premiere of Prince of Broadway, a musical celebration that highlights the extraordinary six-decade career of director and producer Harold Prince. (more...)

Jason Alexander to Take the Stage in John Patrick Shanley's New Play THE PORTUGUESE KID at MTC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Just announced, Manhattan Theatre Club will produce the world premiere of The Portuguese Kid, a new play written and directed by Tony, Pulitzer Prize, and Academy Award winner John Patrick Shanley, presented as part of MTC's upcoming 2017-2018 season. (more...)

Broken Nose Theatre and Refuge Theatre Project Take Top Honors at the 44th Annual Non-Equity Jeff Awards; Full List of Winners!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

"At the Table", Michael Perlman's drama of scintillating conversation between diverse friends during a weekend in the country, took home the most honors on Monday, June 5, during the 44th Annual Non-Equity Jeff Awards ceremony recognizing excellence in non-union Chicago theatre.  (more...)

BWW Review: There's 'GOLD in Them Thar Hills as NY Philharmonic and Gilbert Take on Wagner's Gods
by Richard Sasanow - Jun 5, 2017

Just after hearing the wonderfully well sung, semi-staged DAS RHEINGOLD at the NY Philharmonic, under departing Music Director Alan Gilbert, I saw the current Broadway revival of THE LITTLE FOXES. It seemed Richard Wagner's gods and Lillian Hellman's Hubbards had lots in common: The small-minded, self-serving gods of this production, at least, could have been friends and neighbors of the mendacious, corrupt Southerners in Hellman's play (or even of a would-be-royal family in Washington, DC). (more...)

BWW Review: EVERYTHING IS POSSIBLE: THE YORK SUFFRAGETTES, York Theatre Royal
by Pippa Stacey - Jun 22, 2017

Set in early 20th-century York, Everything Is Possible tells the moving story of Annie Seymour-Pearson, a local housewife who risked her life to fight for the right to vote. (more...)


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Donja R. Love's SUGAR IN OUR WOUNDS to Explore Civil War LGBT Love at MTC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Just announced, Manhattan Theatre Club will produce the world premiere of Sugar in Our Wounds, a new play by Donja R. Love and directed by Saheem Ali (Twelfth Night for the Public Theater's Mobile Unit), as part of MTC's upcoming 2017-2018 season. (more...)

BRIC's Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival to Feature Garth Fagan Dance
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

BRIC will present Tony- and Olivier Award-winning Garth Fagan Dance on Friday, June 30. (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse Slates 2017 Without Walls Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

La Jolla Playhouse, nationally-renowned for its commitment to the development of new work and new theatrical forms, is pleased to announce the dates and selected projects and collaborators for its third Without Walls (WoW) Festival of immersive and site-based work. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at The Instigators' New Translation of THE SEAGULL; Film to Follow!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

The Instigators follow up their acclaimed 2016 revival of Odets's Golden Boy with an immersive and intimate staging of Chekhov's THE SEAGULL. Lillian Meredith (Golden Boy) directs this imaginative, daring production using an agile and spirited adaptation of the text by Fergus Scully and Taylor Petracek, accompanied by a live soundscape that blends actor-created sound effects with original music composed by Sylvana Joyce. Performances run through June 18 at Access Theater. The production will be a precursor to a new indie film version of the play set to begin shooting in mid June with the same actors, incorporating elements of the live staging. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

Three Southern Women Stand Up For What They Believe In This Summer at Live Ink
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Live Ink Theatre is pleased to announce a lively staged reading of "Lillian, Paula. Carson" a play by John Barrow on Wednesday, June 28th, 8 pm, at Amelia Community Theatre's Studio 209. Directed by Ron Kurtz and performed by Fran Hindsley, Sadie LaManna and Sinda Nichols, the play had its' world preview in March at The Morningside Players in NYC. Set in 1953 in Northern Georgia, this inspiring and enlightening drama gives us a unique view inside the hearts and mind of three brilliant women: Lillian Smith, best selling novelist of "Strange Fruit", and a strong opponent of segregation in the South; Paula Snelling, Lillian's long-term companion and co-editor with Lillian of the magazine 'South Today', and CarsonMcCullers, novelist and playwright (The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter, The Member of the Wedding). (more...)

BWW Review: SHREK THE MUSICAL Wows at Beef And Boards, Thru July 2
by Anton Anderssen - Jun 17, 2017

Now on stage at Beef and Boards is the ogre-sized, greatest fairy tale never told: the breathtaking Broadway musical adaptation of the hit movie Shrek. On one level, SHREK THE MUSICAL is silly family fun, but digging deeper into the story, there are messages that are crucial in life. The Princess, Fiona, never loses her faith in her fairytales. She is trapped in a tower, surrounded by boiling lava, with a fire-breathing dragon Hell-bent on keeping any interloper at bay. I greatly admire her character; how many people would give up on their dreams and just off themselves? I wanted to escape the cornfields of the Amish countryside desperately when I was young, and the odds were greatly against me. I never gave up on my dreams, and today I own a house by the ocean in Hawaii, and have my own knight in shining armor. Theatre gives you the chance to dream about how life can be, should be, or will be. It's like a seed that gets planted in your mind and one day can grow into a mighty oak. (more...)

The Filigree Theatre and EVN Productions Present The Los Angeles Premiere of ANY NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

The Filigree Theatre and EVN Productions  of Austin, TX will present the Los Angeles Premiere of critically acclaimed play, ANY NIGHT. (more...)

Margaret Ladd Headlines VICTORY GIRLS at Planet Connections Theatre Festivity
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

This summer, The K.G. Scully Players are pleased to present VICTORY GIRLS, by Kristina Poe, directed by Jill DeArmon, as part of the Planet Connections Theatre Festivity. (more...)

Possum Point Players Set for Fundraising Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

???????With a leaky roof in need of some urgent repairs, Possum Point Players  are reaching out to friends, patrons, and community members to join them for a musical revue fundraiser, "You've Got A Friend," July 7, 8, and 9. Friday and Saturday shows are at 7:30 PM; Sunday show is at 2:00 PM. (more...)

Only Three Performances Left of A HARMONY BOYS CHRISTMAS at Hollywood Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

The legendary Harmony Boys have returned to Southern California and they've brought Christmas 1962 with them! Only three performances remain in the 2017 Hollywood Fringe Festival. (more...)

Photo Flash: Highlights from 71st ANNUAL TONY AWARDS - Part I
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Oscar, Golden Globe and Tony Award-winning actor Kevin Spacey hosted THE 71st ANNUAL TONY® AWARDS, live from the historic Radio City Music Hall in New York City, Sunday, June 11 on the CBS Television Network. This was Spacey's first time hosting the Tonys. Check out photo highlights below! (more...)

2017 TONY AWARD Recap: Show By Show Winner's List
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Oscar, Golden Globe and Tony Award-winning actor Kevin Spacey hosted THE 71st ANNUAL TONY® AWARDS, live from the historic Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Below, find out how the shows fared in the categories in which they were nominated: (more...)

BWW Tonys Special: Recap of the CBS Broadcast
by David Clarke - Jun 12, 2017

Did you miss the Tonys Broadcast? Never fear, BroadwayWorld's got you covered. BroadwayWorld writer David Clarke took copious notes during the show, and his highlights are presented below. (more...)

LILLIAN HELLMAN'S THE LITTLE FOXES's Jane Greenwood Wins 2017 Tony Award for Best Costume Design of a Play
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

Jane Greenwood has won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Costume Design of a Play for Lillian HELLMAN'S THE LITTLE FOXES. (more...)

LILLIAN HELLMAN'S THE LITTLE FOXES's Cynthia Nixon Wins 2017 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

Cynthia Nixon has won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play for Lillian HELLMAN'S THE LITTLE FOXES. (more...)

BWW Review: Robot Teammate's New Musical TURBULENCE! covers Fun-Loving Comic Territory
by Ellen Dostal - Jun 11, 2017

Set to an upbeat '80s-style pop rock score, TURBULENCE! is a screwball mash-up of Friday night SyFy comedy classics and Saturday morning cartoons with colorful characters and bright, energetic choreography. Two musical departures - a hokey country 'Hoedown Throwdown' style number (priceless) and a beautiful a cappella choral piece add variety. The friendly rough-and-tumble nature of the work is a good fit for those looking for an escape from the more cynical/slit-your-wrists drama one often finds at the Fringe. This is comical territory, bold and fun-loving. It won't tax any brain cells but the rowdy good time it delivers is all you need. (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN, OSLO, Ben Platt & Bette Midler Top 2017 Tony Awards - All the Winners!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

This is the moment! The American Theatre Wing's 71st Annual Tony Awards, hosted by Tony and Academy Award-winning actor Kevin Spacey, air live from Radio City Music Hall on the CBS Television Network tonight, honoring theatre professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway. (more...)

One Day More! Complete Guide to BWW's Tonys Coverage - All You Need to Know About the Nominees, Schedule & More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 11, 2017

It's only a day away! The 71st Annual Tony Awards will air on CBS tomorrow night, June 11 at 8pm and as usual, BroadwayWorld will be your one-stop shop for all things Tonys on Tonys Day, Night and Beyond! (more...)

Tony Talk: Best Featured Actress in a Play, Cynthia Nixon!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 11, 2017

Cynthia Nixon has won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play for Lillian Hellman'S The Little Foxes. This marks Ms. Nixon's fourth Tony nomination and second win. She previously won the Tony for 2006's RABBIT HOLE. She was also nominated for 2012's WIT and 1995's INDISCRETIONS.  (more...)

Put on Your Sunday Clothes... It's Tonys Day! All You Need to Know About the Nominees, Schedule & More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 11, 2017

Today is the day! The 71st Annual Tony Awards will air on CBS tonight (...tonight, won't be just any night), June 11 at 8pm and as usual, BroadwayWorld will be your one-stop shop for all things Tonys on Tonys Day, Night and Beyond! (more...)

BWW Exclusive: The Scarce History of Tony-Nominated Female Writers by the Numbers
by Daniella Parcell - Jun 10, 2017

This year's Tony Award nominations feature a rarity: a Best Play category comprised of as many women as men. Surrounding Paul Vogel's INDECENT and Lynn Nottage's SWEAT, however, is a profusion of male-written work; of the Best Musical nominees, only one so much as includes a woman on its writing team (Irene Sankoff, COME FROM AWAY). (more...)

Notable Stage Artists Join Planet Connections' PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2017

A notable company of stage artists join a powerhouse team of playwrights and directors for Planet Connections' Playwrights for a Cause, Sunday, July 23, 2017 (more...)

Original Millennial Theatrical Show Debuts in Salon Venues Across Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

The love affair between Jewish people and the stage dates back to Yiddish theatre in the late 19th century. Its comedy, drama, operetta and satire delighted and informed audiences from Eastern Europe, to Paris, to Buenos Aires and New York City.   (more...)

Hollywood Fringe Play To Open Despite Having No Cast
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

What if you went to a play, and there was no play? You're in a theater space, you see a full set in front of you, and even have a playbill in hand listing cast photos and bios. But a performance never actually takes place. (more...)

Center for Jewish History presents LIBERTY AND FACTS: Isaiah Berlin in the Age of Trump
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Recognized as one of the 20th century's preeminent political philosophers and historian of ideas, the polymathic Isaiah Berlin was a celebrated British essayist, raconteur and scholar. An alumnus of Oxford University's Corpus Christi College, Berlin was most famous for his influential lecture and paper "Two Concepts of Liberty," in which he explored pluralism. Roger Cohen, noted journalist and columnist for The New York Times, will speak on the importance of Berlin's work and ideas in a time of growing intolerance. (more...)

NY Public Library's Lewis and Dorothy Cullman Curator Doug Reside on the Tonys at Curtain Up
by NYPL for the Performing Arts - Jun 1, 2017

BroadwayWorld continues our exclusive content series, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, which delves into the library's unparalleled archives, and resources. Below, check out a piece by Doug Reside, Lewis and Dorothy Cullman Curator for the Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts on: Political Satires in The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts' Theatre on the Tonys at Curtain Up! (more...)

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