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"By the pricking of my thumbs,

Something wicked this way comes."



Murder, remorse, and madness stalk this bloody story of ambition and fate.

Renee Fleming, Ramsey Lewis & More Set for Lyric Opera of Chicago's 60th Anniversary Concert, 11/1; Jane Lynch HostsRenee Fleming, Ramsey Lewis & More Set for Lyric Opera of Chicago's 60th Anniversary Concert, 11/1; Jane Lynch Hosts
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

Lyric Opera of Chicago will celebrate its glorious history and future on Saturday, November 1, with a star-studded 60th Anniversary Concert at the Civic Opera House beginningat 6:30pm - sixty years to the day after the company officially launched its very first season. (more...)

Official: James McAvoy Will Lead THE RULING CLASS at Trafalgar; Jamie Lloyd to DirectOfficial: James McAvoy Will Lead THE RULING CLASS at Trafalgar; Jamie Lloyd to Direct
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

BAFTA winning and Golden Globe nominated actor James McAvoy (Filth, The Last King of Scotland, Atonement, X-Men) returns to Trafalgar Transformed, following his performance in Jamie Lloyd's Macbeth, which launched the first Trafalgar Transformed season and earned him an Olivier award nomination for Best Actor, and for the production a nomination for Best Revival. McAvoy will play Jack, the 14th Earl of Gurney, in the first revival of Peter Barnes' satirical comedy, The Ruling Class, directed by Artistic Director, Jamie Lloyd. The production runs from 16 January to 11 April 2015, with press night on 27 January. Design is by Soutra Gilmour, with lighting by Jon Clark and sound by Ben and Max Ringham. (more...)

Rudi Dharmalingam, Sharon Duncan-Brewster & More to Star in HOPE at the Royal CourtRudi Dharmalingam, Sharon Duncan-Brewster & More to Star in HOPE at the Royal Court
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

Casting is announced today for Hope, BAFTA-winning writer Jack Thorne's first original play to be staged at the Royal Court. Hope follows Thorne's success with Glue and This is England '86 and reunites him with director John Tiffany after their celebrated production Let the Right One In, which transferred to the West End earlier this year. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 10/24/14 - WIESENTHAL, PHANTOM Pop-Up, THE LAST SHIP and More!WAKE UP with BWW 10/24/14 - WIESENTHAL, PHANTOM Pop-Up, THE LAST SHIP and More!
by Jessica Showers - Oct 24, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: WIESENTHAL begins tonight at Theatre Row, PHANTOM opens its new pop-up shop today, and THE LAST SHIP sails to Broadway this Sunday! (more...)

CHOSEN CHILD to Play Boston Playwrights' Theatre, 10/30-11/22CHOSEN CHILD to Play Boston Playwrights' Theatre, 10/30-11/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

Boston Playwrights' Theatre (BPT) continues its 2014-15 season of new plays next week with Monica Bauer's Chosen Child. (more...)

San Francisco Opera to Stage Rossini's LA CENERENTOLA, 11/9-26San Francisco Opera to Stage Rossini's LA CENERENTOLA, 11/9-26
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

San Francisco Opera presents Gioachino Rossini's La Cenerentola (Cinderella) in six performances November 9-26. (more...)

Brandon Jovanovich to Play 'Don Jose' in CARMEN at the Met TonightBrandon Jovanovich to Play 'Don Jose' in CARMEN at the Met Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Brandon Jovanovich has agreed at short notice to step into the role of Don José in this evening's performance of Carmen, replacing Aleksandrs Antonenko, who is ill. Jovanovich is currently rehearsing for next month's revival of Shostakovich's Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk at the Met. He sang the October 13 performance of Carmen substituting for Antonenko as well. (more...)

The Betsy Stage Extends HAMLET Through 11/22The Betsy Stage Extends HAMLET Through 11/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Popular demand has The Betsy Stage extending their production of 'Hamlet' through November 22 at 1133 S. Huron St. Denver, CO 80223. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. All performances are FREE, donations are accepted. Reservations are required by email: Hamlet@BetsyStage.com or by calling 720-328-5294. More info at www.betsystage.com 'Hamlet' has been selling out every weekend and seating is limited. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Bissell, Gordon, Madigan & Love Underscore RTW's Amazing AMELIABWW Reviews: Bissell, Gordon, Madigan & Love Underscore RTW's Amazing AMELIA
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Oct 23, 2014

From Here to Eternity, Gone with the Wind, In Harm's Way, War and Peace…Classic literature and film where war in any century or country divides families, loved ones and nations. Renaissance Theaterworks opens their 2014-2015 season in the Studio Theatre continuing this compelling tradition with the Midwest premiere of Amelia-Playwright Alex Webb's soul-searching tribute to a woman trapped in America's struggle to end slavery. Beginning in 1861, the 'Great' Civil War tore homes, the land and lives figuratively and literally asunder for four years while the subtle aftereffects rage hidden in some human hearts 150 years later. (more...)

James McAvoy to Star in THE RULING CLASS at Trafalgar This WinterJames McAvoy to Star in THE RULING CLASS at Trafalgar This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

The Daily Mail writes that X-MEN star James McAvoy has lined up his next stage project -- Peter Barnes's THE RULING CLASS, which will be directed by Jamie Lloyd in January as part of Trafalgar Transformed's second season. Performances begin January 16, 2015; the play runs through April 11. (more...)

Illyrian Players Theatre to Present OTHELLO, 10/31-11/21Illyrian Players Theatre to Present OTHELLO, 10/31-11/21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

From the company that brought you a cross-gender cast Macbeth and The Taming of the Shrew as a BDSM love story, comes a provocative Othello - a theatrical exploration of outsiders and obsessions. The show runs October 31 through November 21, 2014. (more...)

Lowell Byers to Lead PERICLES, PRINCE OF TYRE at The Old Globe; Cast & Creatives Announced!Lowell Byers to Lead PERICLES, PRINCE OF TYRE at The Old Globe; Cast & Creatives Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team for the Old Globe/University of San Diego Graduate Theatre Program presentation of William Shakespeare's Pericles, Prince of Tyre, directed by Ray Chambers and running November 15 - November 23 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Opening night is Saturday, November 15 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

CSULB University Players & Four Clowns' UBU THE SH*T to Run 11/21-12/7CSULB University Players & Four Clowns' UBU THE SH*T to Run 11/21-12/7
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Running November 21- December 7, the CSULB University Players and Los Angeles-based clown troupe Four Clowns will present a modern retelling of French playwright Alfred Jarry's Ubu Roi entitled Ubu the Sh*t. Four Clowns' Artistic Director and CSULB Theatre Arts alum Jeremy Aluma has adapted Jarry's script and is directing this collaborative production. With clown training and techniques incorporated into the rehearsal process by Aluma and members of the Four Clowns company, the undergraduate cast has been given the opportunity to explore the art of clown first-hand by some of Los Angeles' most experienced clown teachers, creating a truly unique version of Jarry's absurdist comedy. For many of the undergraduate actors in Ubu, this is their first experience with working in the art of clown. (more...)

THAT PLAY: A SOLO MACBETH to Benefit Stage Left Studio, 10/28-11/8THAT PLAY: A SOLO MACBETH to Benefit Stage Left Studio, 10/28-11/8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

THAT PLAY: A Solo Macbeth, the 2013 Drama Desk Nominee for Unique Theatrical Experience, will offer three performances to benefit Stage Left Studio, Oct 28, Nov 4 and Nov 8. (more...)

Nick Bowling Directs THE KING AND I, Beginning Tonight at Chicago's Marriott TheatreNick Bowling Directs THE KING AND I, Beginning Tonight at Chicago's Marriott Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

The romantic and richly textured tale of East versus West, THE KING AND I, comes to The Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL., previewing tonight, October 22, opening October 29, and running through January 4, 2015. (more...)

Tonya Pinkins, Trezana Beverley & More to Star in Yale Rep's WAR; Cast Announced!Tonya Pinkins, Trezana Beverley & More to Star in Yale Rep's WAR; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE presents the world premiere of WAR by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, November 21–December 13 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street). The company opening is scheduled for Friday, November 28. The official press opening will follow on Saturday, November 29. (more...)

Casting Announced for Saxon Court at Southwark Playhouse this November, Featuring THE HOBBIT's Adam BrownCasting Announced for Saxon Court at Southwark Playhouse this November, Featuring THE HOBBIT's Adam Brown
by Anna Bencivengo - Oct 22, 2014

Made by Brick presents: SAXON COURT by Daniel Andersen. Directed by Melanie Spencer. Featuring Adam Brown (The Hobbit trilogy), John Pickard (2.4 Children, Hollyoaks), Sophie Ellerby (This Is England), Scott Hazell (Mudlarks), Alice Franklin (Sadie J) and Debra Baker (Phoneshop) as Donna Saxon. (more...)

Behind The Scenes Of Roman Polanski's MACBETHBehind The Scenes Of Roman Polanski's MACBETH
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 22, 2014

Go behind the scenes of Roman Polanski's classic feature film version of Macbeth! (more...)

Actors' NET of Bucks County to Present EQUIVOCATION, 10/31-11/16Actors' NET of Bucks County to Present EQUIVOCATION, 10/31-11/16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

Shakespeare made his living writing timeless plays. But what if his life and those of his acting troupe were imperiled by his next work in progress? (more...)

Cast of SUNNY AFTERNOON Records Album; First Tracks ReleasedCast of SUNNY AFTERNOON Records Album; First Tracks Released
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

Sunny Afternoon, the critically acclaimed new musical, which tells the story of the early life of Ray Davies and the rise to stardom of The Kinks, has released seven preview tracks from the official cast recording album, released later this month. All 29 tracks on the album are performed entirely by members of the company, with John Dagleish as Ray Davies, George Maguire as Dave Davies, Ned Derrington as Pete Quaife and Adam Sopp as Mick Avory. (more...)

Amina Khayyam Dance Company Takes YERMA on Tour This AutumnAmina Khayyam Dance Company Takes YERMA on Tour This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

AMINA KHAYYAM DANCE COMPANY, the UK-based contemporary dance company who use KATHAK as the core narrative in making new work, is based in the south of England and run by its founder and artistic director, Amina Khayyam. (more...)

Crude Apache to Present MACBETH 5-15 NovemberCrude Apache to Present MACBETH 5-15 November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

To celebrate their 20th anniversary, Norwich's renowned theatre company Crude Apache will perform their new production of Shakespeare's Macbeth. Back in 1994 'The Scottish Play' was the first show the company ever performed, in the Rotunda in Norwich Castle and many of the original cast are still involved with the company to this day. (more...)

Saban Brands Launches New Power Rangers Student Alliance Program To Empower Youth Across AmericaSaban Brands Launches New Power Rangers Student Alliance Program To Empower Youth Across America
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Saban Brands announced today the Power Rangers Student Alliance, a new national program where students work together to bring the core values of the Power Rangers to communities across the country. The Power Rangers Student Alliance was inspired by the 'Florida Ranger Coalition,' a group of high school students who caught national attention by making mysterious masked appearances at children's events and nonprofit fundraisers in Power Rangers Morphsuits. When these teens saw how much kids loved seeing the Power Rangers, they decided to work together to raise awareness of anti-bullying and teach the importance of reading. After learning about these exemplary young Power Ranger fans, Saban Brands decided to launch this new program to encourage students across the country to follow suit and start their own local Power Ranger teams. (more...)

Rehearsals Start Tomorrow for POCATELLO at Playwrights Horizons; Crystal Finn Completes CastRehearsals Start Tomorrow for POCATELLO at Playwrights Horizons; Crystal Finn Completes Cast
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Rehearsals begin tomorrow, Tuesday, October 21 for the Playwrights Horizons production of POCATELLO, the world premiere of a new play by Obie, Drama Desk and Lortel awards winner and 2014 MacArthur Foundation 'Genius' grantee Samuel D. Hunter (The Whale at PH, The Few, A Bright New Boise). Directed by Davis McCallum (The Whale at PH, The Few, London Wall, A Bright New Boise, Water by the Spoonful), the play will be the third production of the theater company's 2014/2015 Season. (more...)

IMITATING THE DOG to Play Birmingham Rep, 19-22 NovIMITATING THE DOG to Play Birmingham Rep, 19-22 Nov
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Imitating the Dog, one of the UK's most original and innovative performance theatre companies are set to bring their unique theatrical vision to Birmingham Repertory Theatre from 19 - 22 November when they stage the first UK stage adaptation of Ernest Hemingway's seminal First World War novel A Farewell to Arms. (more...)

THE COTTAGE Returns to Queens Theatre, 11/07-16THE COTTAGE Returns to Queens Theatre, 11/07-16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2014

Queens Theatre (QT) is pleased to announce its production of Sandy Rustin's THE COTTAGE, a romantic comedy directed by Adam Dannheisser (Rock of Ages, resident director/performer). THE COTTAGE, which returns to Queens after a successful run at the Astoria Performing Arts Center, will play a two week limited engagement at Queens Theatre (14 United Nations Avenue South, Flushing Meadows Corona Park). Performances begin Friday, November 7 and continue through Sunday, November 16. (more...)

All in the Family - Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU!All in the Family - Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU!
by Meet the Cast - Oct 18, 2014

Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU opened on September 28, 2014, at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). The production is directed by six-time Tony Award-nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Scott Ellis (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Twelve Angry Men, 1776). Scroll down to learn more about the full cast and watch interviews with the company below! (more...)

Philadelphia Theatre Company to Present OUTSIDE MULLINGAR, 11/28-12/28Philadelphia Theatre Company to Present OUTSIDE MULLINGAR, 11/28-12/28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Philadelphia Theatre Company's continues its 40th Anniversary season with the Tony Award-nominated play Outside Mullingar by John Patrick Shanley November 28-December 28. Directed by Mary B. Robinson, the cast features Beth Dixon, David Howey, Anthony Lawton, and Kathleen McNenny. (more...)

VIDEO: Alan Cumming Talks CABARET, New Memoir & More on 'The View'VIDEO: Alan Cumming Talks CABARET, New Memoir & More on 'The View'
by TV News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Alan Cumming stopped by THE VIEW this week to talk about his role on CBS's The Good Wife as well as his current return to the stage in Broadway's CABARET. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Cancellations Galore Don't Put a Damper on the Richard Tucker Gala at Avery Fisher HallBWW Reviews: Cancellations Galore Don't Put a Damper on the Richard Tucker Gala at Avery Fisher Hall
by Richard Sasanow - Oct 17, 2014

Soprano Anna Netrebko was AWOL. Tenor Marcello Giordani wasn't there. Mezzo Isabel Leonard didn't make it either. At least tenor Richard Tucker (1913-1975) had the best excuse for not being at Avery Fisher Hall on Sunday evening. But, as they say “the show must go on”--and the annual gala of The Richard Tucker Foundation certainly did, despite all the cancellations. Celebrating the famed singer, as well as showcasing the newly anointed winner of its top award, tenor Michael Fabiano, the evening was filled with many pleasures. (more...)

Playhouse on Park to Present Richard Scarry's BUSYTOWN, 11/1Playhouse on Park to Present Richard Scarry's BUSYTOWN, 11/1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Playhouse on Park will premiere the 2014/2015 Young Audience series with Busytown on Saturday, November 1st at 1:00 p.m. (more...)

Orlando Shakespeare Sets Casting, Directors for PLAYFEST, Running 11/1-3Orlando Shakespeare Sets Casting, Directors for PLAYFEST, Running 11/1-3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF dares audiences to take a risk on new plays at PlayFest from November 1 - 3, 2014. Presented by Harriett's Charitable Trust, the fast-paced weekend is packed with lively discussions, engaging playwright panels, and new play readings, along with a keynote speech from playwright Mark St. Germain. This season's event marks the twelfth festival of new plays at the Theater. (more...)

'DISCORD' Extends Through November 23 at the Geffen'DISCORD' Extends Through November 23 at the Geffen
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

The Geffen Playhouse production of The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord, is now performing at the Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater at the Geffen Playhouse. Written by Scott Carter, executive producer and writer for Bill Maher's Politically Incorrect and Real Time, this whip-smart philosophical comedy features Larry Cedar (Deadwood, PBS's Square One TV), David Melville (Travel Channel Lawrence of America, film Ironclad) and Armin Shimerman (Quark on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Associate Artistic Director at The Antaeus Company) and will be again helmed by director, Matt August (Broadway How the Grinch Stole Christmas). Due to popular demand, the production has extended now through November 23. (more...)

Canadian Stage Celebrates Surplus for Third Consecutive YearCanadian Stage Celebrates Surplus for Third Consecutive Year
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

In an annual report released today, Canadian Stage announced the company's third consecutive budget surplus following an award-winning and record-breaking season. This year under the leadership of artistic & general director Matthew Jocelyn, managing director Su Hutchinson and board chair Adrian Lang, Canadian Stage saw an increase in new subscribers and audiences under the age of 35; toured productions internationally; introduced a range of new audience engagement initiatives; continued to revitalize the historic Berkeley Street Theatre, and much more. (more...)

BWW Exclusive Interview, Part 2: Thomas Hampson Is Passionate for OperaBWW Exclusive Interview, Part 2: Thomas Hampson Is Passionate for Opera
by Erica Miner - Oct 16, 2014

Opera has been as large an identification with Thomas Hampson's persona as anything else. (more...)

George Gagnidze to Play 'Amonasro' in Select Performances of Metropolitan Opera's AIDAGeorge Gagnidze to Play 'Amonasro' in Select Performances of Metropolitan Opera's AIDA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

George Gagnidze will sing the role of Amonasro in five performances of Verdi's Aida this season, replacing the originally announced Andrzej Dobber, who has withdrawn from the performances. Gagnidze will sing Amonasro on December 26 and 29 and January 2, 5, and 10 matinee. (more...)

RGENERATION to Play Wolverhampton Grand Theatre, 4-8 NovRGENERATION to Play Wolverhampton Grand Theatre, 4-8 Nov
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

Pat Barker's Booker-nominated novel, REGENERATION, has been adapted for the stage by Olivier Award-winning playwright Nicholas Wright (His Dark Materials, Vincent in Brixton), it opened at Royal & Derngate, Northampton on 29 August 2014 prior to a national tour. The production plays Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from 4 - 8 November 2014. (more...)

Three Classics Return to the Met Opera This FallThree Classics Return to the Met Opera This Fall
by Contests - Broadway - Oct 15, 2014

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CST's CPS Shakespeare! Begins 11/7CST's CPS Shakespeare! Begins 11/7
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) presents CPS Shakespeare!, a transformative arts-in-education program that engages Chicago Public Schools (CPS) students and teachers in creating an original Shakespeare production with CST theater and education professionals. (more...)

Brave Spirits Theatre Performs A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM and THE TWO NOBLE KINSMENBrave Spirits Theatre Performs A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM and THE TWO NOBLE KINSMEN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

Brave Spirits Theatre is proud to announce the opening of its first year­round season, beginning with a repertory of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream and Shakespeare and John Fletcher's The Two Noble Kinsmen. (more...)

FST's Winter Mainstage Season Begins with HAIRSPRAYFST's Winter Mainstage Season Begins with HAIRSPRAY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

FST opens the Winter Mainstage Season with the energetic and colorful production of Hairspray based on the film by John Waters, with book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan, music by Marc Shaiman, and lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman. Hairspray opens on November 15 and runs in the Gompertz Theatre through January 4, 2015. Subscriptions for all four shows can be purchased for as little as $49 online at Floridastudiotheatre.org, by phone at (941) 366-9000, or by visiting the Box Office (more...)

Redgrave and Bathurst Join Fox and Routledge In Chichester's AN IDEAL HUSBANDRedgrave and Bathurst Join Fox and Routledge In Chichester's AN IDEAL HUSBAND
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

Robert Bathurst, Jamie Glover, Jemma Redgrave and Laura Rogers join Edward Fox and Patricia Routledge in Chichester's production of An Ideal Husband, the final drama of the season to be staged in the Festival Theatre. (more...)

Karen Carpenter to Direct HANDLE WITH CARE at the Colony Theatre, 11/5-12/14Karen Carpenter to Direct HANDLE WITH CARE at the Colony Theatre, 11/5-12/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

The Colony Theatre will present the third production of its historic 40thAnniversary season, the West Coast Premiere of HANDLE WITH CARE by Jason Odell Williams, directed by Karen Carpenter. HANDLE WITH CARE will preview on Wednesday, November 5; Thursday, November 6; andFriday, November 7 at 8:00pm. It will open on Saturday, November 8 at 8:00pm and continue through Sunday, December 14, with no performances Thanksgiving week. (more...)

Red House Arts Center to Present THE PENGUIN TANGO, 10/23-11/1Red House Arts Center to Present THE PENGUIN TANGO, 10/23-11/1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

Red House Arts Center will present the Syracuse Premiere of The Penguin Tango, an original comedy by Stephen Svoboda. The show will run from October 23rd through November 1st. (more...)

In the Spotlight Series: THE COUNTRY HOUSE's Daniel SunjataIn the Spotlight Series: THE COUNTRY HOUSE's Daniel Sunjata
by Walter McBride - Oct 14, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club's New York premiere co-production of The Country House, the new play by Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan, is currently playing at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, starring Tony and Emmy Award winner Blythe Danner, Kate Jennings Grant (The Lyons, Proof), Eric Lange (FX's 'The Bridge,' 'Weeds'), David Rasche (Regrets Only, Speed-the-Plow), Sarah Steele (Slowgirl, Speech and Debate), and Tony nominee Daniel Sunjata (TNT's 'Graceland,' Take Me Out). Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos of Sunjata in the BroadwayWorld.com series 'In The Spotlight' by acclaimed photographer Walter McBride! (more...)

James Conlon to Conduct LADY MACBETH OF MTSENSK at the Met, 11/10-29James Conlon to Conduct LADY MACBETH OF MTSENSK at the Met, 11/10-29
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

Conductor James Conlon leads a rare revival of Shostakovich's Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk at the Metropolitan Opera in six performances beginning Monday, November 10, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. The cast for Graham Vick's production includes soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek in the title role as Katerina Ismailova, tenor Brandon Jovanovich as Sergei, tenor Raymond Very as Zinovy Ismailov, and baritone Anatoli Kotscherga as Boris Ismailov. Tenor Frank van Aken sings the role of Sergei in the November 21 performance. (more...)

Kentucky Shakespeare Announces Summer 2015 AudiitionsKentucky Shakespeare Announces Summer 2015 Audiitions
by Todd Zeigler - Oct 14, 2014

Kentucky Shakespeare Producing Artistic Director Matt Wallace has announced adult auditions for the 2015 three-production professional season of 'The Tempest,' 'The Taming of the Shrew' and 'Macbeth.' (more...)

BWW Reviews: That Was No Lady, That Was Netrebko, in Verdi's MACBETH at the MetBWW Reviews: That Was No Lady, That Was Netrebko, in Verdi's MACBETH at the Met
by Richard Sasanow - Oct 13, 2014

Ever since I heard Anna Netrebko's “Verdi” album last year, which highlighted excerpts from the operatic treatment of Shakespeare's Macbeth, I knew her Verdi was the real deal and couldn't wait for her to take on the full Lady Macbeth on stage. Her performances in the Adrian Noble production currently at the Met confirmed my best expectations--and then some. (more...)

Brandon Jovanovich in for Aleksandrs Antonenko at Tonight's CARMEN at Metropolitan OperaBrandon Jovanovich in for Aleksandrs Antonenko at Tonight's CARMEN at Metropolitan Opera
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2014

Brandon Jovanovich has agreed at short notice to step into the role of Don José in this evening's performance of Carmen, replacing Aleksandrs Antonenko, who is ill. Jovanovich is currently at the Met rehearsing for next month's revival of Shostakovich's Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk. (more...)

Cast Announced for The Old Globe's GLOBE FOR ALL Free Shakespeare Tour, Beginning 10/28Cast Announced for The Old Globe's GLOBE FOR ALL Free Shakespeare Tour, Beginning 10/28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

The Old Globe invites your participation and coverage as it begins presenting shows through an exciting new producing platform, Globe for All. This free-of-charge tour of a professional production of Shakespeare will allow the theatre to serve more communities throughout San Diego by collaborating with a diverse range of local organizations. Old Globe Artistic Director Barry Edelstein directs the first production, Shakespeare's fascinating romance All's Well That Ends Well. He has cast local professional actors, including recent graduates of the Old Globe/University of San Diego Graduate Theatre Program. The first Globe for All free Shakespeare tour will begin October 28 and will culminate in three low-cost performances on November 7 to 9 in the Globe's Hattox Hall, part of the Karen and Donald Cohn Education Center in the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. (more...)

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