THE CRADLE WILL ROCK, SKIES OVER SEATTLE and More Set for UW School of Drama's 75th Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

The University of Washington School of Drama, under the leadership of Executive Director Todd London, is proud to announce its 75th Anniversary Season. This historic season will celebrate, honor, and build upon the School of Drama's deep connections to Seattle's theatre community and serve as a bridge between the School's rich history and its future. (more...)

Michael Urie & Celia Keenan-Bolger and More Set for First Week of Nov at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for November 2 - 8, featuring Benny Green Trio, Michael Urie and Celia Keenan-Bolger Host A Concert to Benefit the American Cancer Society, Bill O'Connell and The Latin Jazz All-Stars, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: October 31-November 6
by Nora Dominick - Nov 6, 2015

Still not over the cast of FUN HOME's Halloween Costumes? Still trying to win the #Ham4Ham lottery? Didn't have time to check in on your favorite Broadway stars? Well don't worry BroadwayWorld has rounded up some of the biggest stories from this week from Broadway and beyond with BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures.' (more...)

Marsha Mason, Matthew Rauch and More to Star in Red Bull's THE MALCONTENT, 11/16
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2015

Red Bull Theater today announced that their Twelfth Season will continue with John Marston's THE MALCONTENT, directed by Derek Smith, featuring Matthew Rauch ('Banshee') four-time Academy Award nominee Marsha Mason, Kelley Curran, Christopher Innvar, Christina Rouner and more. This savage satire follows Malevole, the sarcastic court jester as he lambastes Renaissance Genoa with his caustic wit. But in a tale of false deaths, seductions, and adulteries, is this jester truly what he seems to be? (more...)

BWW Interview: Bringing THE GRINCH To Life At The Grand Ole Opry House
by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 30, 2015

Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas becomes a part of Nashville holiday tradition, as the Broadway musical version of the timeless tale is brought to life on the stage of The Grand Ole Opry House through December 27, featuring an artful blending of local talents with out-of-town performers joining them in Music City to help tell the story. (more...)

The New Group's STEVE Begins Performances Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

The New Group presents the world premiere of STEVE, a new play by Mark Gerrard. Directed by Cynthia Nixon, this production features Ashlie Atkinson and Francisco Pryor Garat, and as announced, Mario Cantone, Jerry Dixon, Malcolm Gets and Matt McGrath. A limited Off-Broadway engagement plays tonight, November 3, through December 27 at The Pershing Square Signature Center (The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street), with Official Opening Night set for Wednesday, November 18. (more...)

Photo Flash: SOMETHING ROTTEN's Christian Borle, Greg Hildreth and More Attend Birdland Benefit Concert to Kick Cancer
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was proud to present the return of "We're Gonna Have To Ask You to Leave," a benefit concert to kick out cancer, on Monday, November 2 at 7pm. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

Mark Shanahan, Kristen Hahn, Boyd Gaines and More Set for 11/16 Reading of DRACULA at Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

Westport Country Playhouse will present a Script in Hand playreading of DRACULA, the mystery-thriller about a young woman falling victim to a vampire, on Monday, November 16, at 7 p.m.  Director is Anne Keefe, Playhouse associate artist and curator of the playreading series. The play is dramatized by Hamilton Deane and John L. Balderston, from the novel by Bram Stoker. (more...)

The New Group's STEVE, Directed by Cynthia Nixon, Opens Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2015

The New Group presents the world premiere of STEVE, a new play by Mark Gerrard. Directed by Cynthia Nixon, this production features Ashlie Atkinson and Francisco Pryor Garat, and as announced, Mario Cantone, Jerry Dixon, Malcolm Gets and Matt McGrath. A limited Off-Broadway engagement plays now through December 27 at The Pershing Square Signature Center (The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street), with Official Opening Night set for tonight, November 18. (more...)

DotA 2 Players Can Sell Cosmetic, Virtual Items for Real Money
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2015

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by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2015

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Geraint Wyn Davies Joins Red Bull Theater's THE MALCONTENT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

Red Bull Theater today announced that their Twelfth Season will continue with John Marston's THE MALCONTENT, directed by Derek Smith, featuring Geraint Wyn Davies along with the previously announced Matthew Rauch ('Banshee'), four-time Academy Award nominee Marsha Mason, Kelley Curran, Clifton Duncan, Cameron Folmar, Christopher Innvar, Rachel Mewbron, Christina Rouner, Rocco Sisto, Susanna Stahlmann, and Nathan Wilkenstein.  (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Picks for November 2-8, Featuring Mary Testa, Jennifer Diamond, Kelli Rabke, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Nov 1, 2015

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: 'We're Gonna Have To Ask You To Leave' Hosted by Michael Urie & Celia Keenan-Bolger; Kelli Rabke at the Metropolitan Room; Mary Testa & Michael Starobin at 54 Below; From Paris to New York at 54 Below; and Jennifer Diamond at 54 Below. (more...)

Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. Reports Stronger-Than-Expected Results for Fiscal Year 2016
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

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Teamster Mechanics Threaten Strike Against United Airlines at JP Morgan Investor Conference
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

NEW YORK, March 8, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Hundreds of aircraft mechanics who traveled from 10 airports across the U.S. protested their employer, United Airlines [NYSE: UAL], at JP Morgan's annual Aviation, Transportation & Industrials investor conference today. (more...)

Cleveland Native Rajiv Joseph's MR. WOLF Comes to Cleveland Play House This April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

Cleveland Play House's Centennial Season continues with MR. WOLF, an intense and compelling drama about faith, hope and healing. (more...)

20th Annual IRNE Awards Nominees Are Announced - A.R.T.'s THE GREAT COMET, NICE WORK at Ogunquit, BILLY ELLIOT at NSMT and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

The Independent Reviewers of New England (IRNE) today announced the nominees for the 20th Annual IRNE Awards, which honors the best of the previous year's actors, directors, choreographers, designers and companies across the full spectrum of large, mid-size and fringe theater companies. (more...)

David Haig Joins Extended Run of BLUE/ORANGE at the Young Vic
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

Originally scheduled to run through June 25, Joe Penhall's BLUE/ORANGE has extended until July 2, 2016 at the Young Vic. The Daily Mail also writes that David Haig will join Daniel Kaluuya and Luke Norris in the cast when the production begins on May 12. (more...)

SundanceTV Acquires Italian Series GOMORRAH from The Weinstein Company
by TV News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

SundanceTV today announced it has acquired the first two seasons of acclaimed Italian crime drama GOMORRAH from The Weinstein Company (TWC). (more...)

Pittsburgh CLO Announces THE 39 STEPS Cast, Creative Team
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2016

Pittsburgh CLO is proud to announce the cast and creative team of THE 39 STEPS, May 19-August 14 at the CLO Cabaret.  Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have THE 39 STEPS, a fast-paced whodunit with a riotous blend of virtuoso performances by an incredible cast and wildly inventive stagecraft, including an on-stage plane crash! (more...)

'30 Rock' Star Alec Baldwin & Wife Hilaria Expecting Baby #3
by TV News Desk - Mar 10, 2016

Wednesday, the '30 Rock' actor turned to Instagram to announce THE FAMILY will be growing even bigger with the arrival of a third child. (more...)

Estelle Parsons, Chukwudi Iwuji & More Set for Red Bull Theater's CORIOLANUS Reading
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2016

Red Bull Theater today announced that their Twelfth Season will continue with Shakespeare's Coriolanus, directed by Michael Sexton, on Monday March 7th at 7:30 PM, at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, between Bleecker and Hudson).  Featured in the cast will be Estelle Parsons (Academy Award winner for Bonnie and Clyde and nominee for Rachel, Rachel, five time Tony Award nominee),  Chukwudi Iwuji (Olivier Award-winning Henry VI Trilogy at the Royal Shakespeare Company, TFANA's Tamburlaine, NYSF's King Lear), Matthew Rauch ('Banshee'), Jay O. Sanders ('Person of Interest,' 'Law & Order: Criminal Intent'), along with David Barlow, Louis Cancelmi, Henry Clarke, Kimiye Corwin, Autumn Dornfeld, Emily Gardner Hall,  Peter Francis James, Merritt Janson, Ian Lassiter, Michael Schantz and more. Coriolanus will be a co-presentation with The Shakespeare Society.  Tickets may be purchased online at www.redbulltheater.com or by phone at (212) 352-3101. (more...)

Rose Theatre Kingston to Stage London Premiere of BERYL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

Today Rose Theatre Kingston in association with West Yorkshire Playhouse announces the London premiere of BERYL, Maxine Peake's critically-acclaimed play celebrating the life of sporting legend Beryl Burton - the greatest woman on two wheels. BERYL was nominated for best new play at the Manchester Theatre Awards today. (more...)

World Premiere of 80 MINUTES NO INTERVAL Set for Old Fitz Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

Thread Entertainment in association with Red Line Productions is pleased to present the World Premiere of Travis Cotton's 80 Minutes No Interval, a short and sharp black comedy with a big impact and a running time only as long as the title suggests. (more...)

Nexon and Envision Entertainment Unleash Path of War, a Revolutionary Persistent Massively Multiplayer Mobile Strategy Game
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

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VIDEO: First Look - Alec Baldwin & Dan Marino Star in All-New Amazon Echo SUPER BOWL Spot
by TV News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

Alec Baldwin and former NFL quarterback Dan Marino star in an all-new TV spot for Amazon Echo which will premire during SUPER BOWL 50. (more...)

Official: Donmar Announces Full Casting for ELEGY - Barbara Flynn, Nina Sosanya and More; April 21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

The Donmar announces full casting for the UK premiere of Elegy by playwright Nick Payne. Directed by Artistic Director Josie Rourke, the full cast is Barbara Flynn as Carrie, Nina Sosanya as Miriam and Zoe Wanamaker as Lorna, all making a return to the Donmar stage. Elegy starts previews from 21 April and imagines a very-near future in which radical and unprecedented advances in medical science mean that it's now possible to extend life. (more...)

Beth Fowler, Daniel Gerroll & More to Lead Reading of SCOTLAND Road at Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

Westport Country Playhouse will present a Script in Hand playreading of "Scotland Road," a mystery/thriller involving a woman who may be a survivor of the Titanic, on Monday, February 8, at 7 p.m.  Written by Jeffrey Hatcher, the play will be directed by Anne Keefe, Playhouse associate artist and curator of the playreading series. Tickets are $20 each.  (more...)

Zoe Wanamaker, Barbara Flynn and Nina Sosanya to Star in ELEGY at Donmar Warehouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

According to the Daily Mail, Zoe Wanamaker, Barbara Flynn and Nina Sosanya will star in CONSTELLATIONS playwright Nick Payne's new play ELEGY at the Donmar Warehouse this spring. (more...)

The Theatre @ Boston Court to Present COLONY COLLAPSE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

The Theatre @ Boston Court presents Colony Collapse, by Stefanie Zadravec, directed by Jessica Kubzansky. This world premiere production opens Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 8pm on the Main Stage at Boston Court Performing Arts Center, 70 North Mentor Avenue in Pasadena. (more...)

Tickets to Writers Theatre's ARCADIA Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, presents the first production in the Theatre's new home, Arcadia by Tom Stoppard, directed by Michael Halberstam. The show runs March 16 - April 24, 2016 at the Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre in Writer Theatre's new theater center at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. The Press Opening is Wednesday, March 23 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Red Bull Theater to Continue 12th Season with A TRICK TO CATCH THE OLD ONE with Stephen Spinella, Bill Buell & More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Artistic Director) today announced that their Twelfth Season will continue with Thomas Middleton's A Trick To Catch The Old One, directed by Craig Baldwin, on Monday January 18th at 7:30 PM, at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, between Bleecker and Hudson). Featured in the cast will be Bill Buell, Grant Chapman, William Jackson Harper, Daniel K. Isaac, Jason Kravits, Christina Pumariega, Mirirai Sithole, Stephen Spinella, Andrew Weems, Rasha Zamamiri, and more. Tickets may be purchased online at www.redbulltheater.com or by phone at (212) 352-3101. (more...)

THE FATHER to Play Duke of York's Theatre Ahead of National Tour Launch
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

Following successful runs at the Theatre Royal Bath, the Tricycle Theatre in London and a West End season at Wyndham's Theatre, Florian Zeller's Moliere award-winning play, THE FATHER, will play at the Duke of York's Theatre for a limited five week run, 24thFebruary - 26th March 2016, prior to a national tour. (more...)

The Theatre @ Boston Court's COLONY COLLAPSE to Open 2/20
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

The Theatre @ Boston Court presents Colony Collapse, by Stefanie Zadravec, directed by Jessica Kubzansky. This world premiere production opens Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 8pm on the Main Stage at Boston Court Performing Arts Center, 70 North Mentor Avenue in Pasadena. (more...)

Red Bull Theater to Continue Season with THE ROMAN ACTOR with Patrick Page & More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

Red Bull Theater today announced that their Twelfth Season will continue with Philip Massinger's The Roman Actor, directed by Louisa Proske, on Monday February 15th at 7:30 PM, at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, between Bleecker and Hudson).  Featured in the cast will be Oberon Adjepong, Mamoudou Athie, Tina Benko, Clifton Duncan, Ben Horner, Jennifer Ikeda, Patrick Page, Paul Lazar, Carolyn Smith, Sam Underwood, Adina Verson, and more, with live music performed by percussionist Satoshi Takeishi.  Tickets may be purchased online at www.redbulltheater.com or by phone at (212) 352-3101. (more...)

Additional Casting Announced for THE FATHER at Duke of York's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

Tonight the Adelaide Festival Centre will sign an historic agreement with the China Cultural Centre which will bring more Chinese visual arts and performances to Adelaide. (more...)

Dava Ivey, Mark Linn-Baker & More Set for Red Bull Theater's THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

Red Bull Theater today announced the cast for Richard Brinsley Sheridan's The School For Scandal, directed by Marc Vietor: Dana Ivey (Tony Award nominee for Butley, The Rivals, The Last Night of Ballyhoo, Sunday in the Park with George, Heartbreak House); Mark Linn-Baker (My Favorite Year, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, A Year with Frog and Toad, 'Perfect Strangers'); Frances Barber (internationally renowned West End actress: King Lear and The Seagull with Ian McKellen at BAM, the Donmar's Julius Caesar at St Ann's Warehouse, 'Doctor Who,' Prick Up Your Ears, and the Pet Shop Boys musical Closer to Heaven); and Henry Stram (Titanic, The Grey Zone), along with Helen Cespedes, Christian Conn, Christian DeMarais, Jacob Dresch, Ramsey Faragallah, Ryan Garbayo, Bradley Gibson, Nadine Malouf, Ben Mehl, and Derek Smith ('Tis Pity She's a Whore, The Green Bird - Tony Award nomination).  (more...)

'Weird Al' Yankovic Stars in Sundance TV New Marketing Campaign
by TV News Desk - Feb 17, 2016

SundanceTV today announced a new localized television advertising campaign starring 'Weird Al' Yankovic that will launch on a number of major cable, satellite and telco TV providers starting Thursday, February 18. (more...)

Little Fish Theatre Set to Produce SLEUTH This March
by Louisa Brady - Feb 13, 2016

Little Fish Theatre's third production in their eleven-show line-up for 2016 is Sleuth, by Anthony Shaffer.  Written by the popular British playwright, screenwriter, and novelist, Sleuth ran for over 1200 performances on Broadway, was the winner of the 1971 Tony® Award for Best Play, and was made into two feature films.    (more...)

SIDEWAYS To Premiere at the St. James Theatre, May 26
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

A brand new production of Rex Pickett's critically acclaimed and much loved novel and play Sideways will open at the St James Theatre for its UK and European premiere, directed by David Grindley (Daytona, Journey's End, The American Plan). Sideways has a limited run from 26 May until 9 July, with press night on 31 May and the full cast and creative team will be announced in due course.  (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...)

Nexon M and Big Huge Games Launch World War Update in DomiNations Adding Massive 50 vs 50 Global Team-based Multiplayer Mode
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2015

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Red Bull Theater to Continue 12th Season with EVERY MAN IN HIS HUMOUR
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2015

Red Bull Theater today announced that their Twelfth Season will continue with Ben Jonson's Every Man In His Humour, directed by Carson Elrod, on Monday December 28th at 7:30 PM, at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, between Bleecker and Hudson).  Featured in the cast will be Michael Countryman, Angel Desai, Carson Elrod, Korey Jackson, Claire Karpen, Craig Pattison, Matthew Saldivar, Jay O. Sanders, Danielle Skraastad, Kenneth Tigar, Henry Vick, Roger Yeh, and more.  Tickets may be purchased online at www.redbulltheater.com or by phone at (212) 352-3101. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - James Purefoy Stars in SundanceTV's Upcoming Series HAP LEONARD
by TV News Desk - Dec 17, 2015

Today, SundanceTV released a high-paced teaser for its next original scripted drama HAP AND LEONARD, set to debut in March of 2016. (more...)

Red Bull Theater to Continue 12th Season with Cyril Tourneur's THE ATHEIST'S TRAGEDY, 12/7
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

Red Bull Theater today announced that their Twelfth Season will continue with Cyril Tourneur's The Atheist's Tragedy, directed by Ben Prusiner, with live music by Alexander Sovronsky. The cast features Jeremy Bobb, Johnny Lee Davenport, Jacob Fishel, Ryan Garbayo, Philip Goodwin, Miriam A. Hyman, Whit Leyenberger, Kathryn Meisle, Bhavesh Patel, Raphael Nash Thompson,  Alexander Sovronsky,  Sam Tsoutsouvas, Alejandra Venancio, and Lisa Wolpe. A post-show discussion will follow, with Gail Kern Paster, Director Emerita of the Folger Library.  Monday December 7th at 7:30 PM, at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, between Bleecker and Hudson).  Purchase tickets at www.redbulltheater.com or by phone at (212) 352-3101. (more...)

Two-Time Oscar Winner Dianne Wiest Will Star in Beckett's HAPPY DAYS at Yale Rep
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

Yale Repertory Theatre has announced that two-time Academy Award winner Dianne Wiest will return to Yale Rep in Samuel Beckett's HAPPY DAYS, staged by Artistic Director James Bundy. Jarlath Conroy will join Wiest in the production, which runs April 29-May 21 at Yale Repertory Theatre. Opening Night is set for Thursday, May 5. (more...)

Birmingham Rep to Welcome Kenneth Cranham in THE FATHER This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

One of the most highly acclaimed new play of the last decade, THE FATHER, comes to Birmingham Repertory Theatre from Tuesday 3 to Saturday 7 May, with Olivier Award Best Actor winner, Kenneth Cranham recreating his West End role direct from a celebrated second London run. (more...)

Red Bull Theater's Starry SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL Opens This Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

This Sunday (April 24th) marks the opening of Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Artistic Director) production of Richard Brinsley Sheridan's THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL, directed by Marc Vietor. (more...)

GAME OF SILENCE Star Michael Raymond-James to Lead BTG's CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

Berkshire Theatre Group announces casting for Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, with TV and Film actor, Michael Raymond-James as Brick. Neil Genzlinger (New York Times) suggests that Raymond-James is 'scary good," in NBC's new series Game of Silence, adding that he 'injects a sense of ominous unpredictability into this well-made revenge thriller." In addition, Michael Raymond-James has appeared in hit shows such as, True Blood and Once Upon a Time, as well as the feature films, Black Snake Moan with Justin Timberlake, and Jack Reacher with Tom Cruise. (more...)

Alena Willroth Wins Museum of Arts and Design's Inaugural LOOT Acquisition Prize
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

Shannon R. Stratton, Chief Curator of the Museum of Arts and Design, announced this week that designer Alena Willroth has been awarded the inaugural Loot Acquisition Prize on the occasion of the sixteenth edition of Loot: MAD About Jewelry, the Museum's annual exhibition and sale of designs by international emerging and acclaimed jewelry artists. (more...)

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