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BWW Reviews: THE WIDOW LINCOLN at Ford's TheatreBWW Reviews: THE WIDOW LINCOLN at Ford's Theatre
by Jamie McGonnigal - Jan 29, 2015

Mary Todd Lincoln, the wife of President Abraham Lincoln, is the subject of a new play which premieres this month, marking 150 years since the President's assassination. Ford's Theatre, the site of the crime that took the civil rights legend from us, has commissioned playwright James Still to capture a moment in time which very little is known about. (more...)

Photo Flash: Tony Nominee Bryce Pinkham for the Creative Faces ProjectPhoto Flash: Tony Nominee Bryce Pinkham for the Creative Faces Project
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2015

TONY nominee Bryce Pinkham (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, The Heidi Chronicles) is the latest featured artist in The Creative Faces Project: an evolving portrait and interview collective celebrating artists who inspire the New York Stage. His photos and interview, published Thursday, January 29th, can be viewed on The Creative Faces Project website: www.thecreativefacesproject.com (more...)

SDCF's One-on-One Conversation Series to Continue with Anne Bogart & Lear deBessonetSDCF's One-on-One Conversation Series to Continue with Anne Bogart & Lear deBessonet
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2015

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation's (SDCF) next One-on-One Conversation features directors Anne Bogart and Lear deBessonet. (more...)

Jobsite Theater to Stage Virginia Woolf's ORLANDO, 3/4-29Jobsite Theater to Stage Virginia Woolf's ORLANDO, 3/4-29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2015

Jobsite Theater offers the southeastern United States premiere of Pulitzer and Tony Award nominated playwright and MacArthur "Genius" Fellowship recipient Sarah Ruhl's adaptation of Virginia Woolf's Orlando, which plays Mar. 4-29, 2015, in the Shimberg Playhouse at the Straz Center where Jobsite is resident theater company. (more...)

DI AND VIV AND ROSE Opens at the Vaudeville Theatre TonightDI AND VIV AND ROSE Opens at the Vaudeville Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2015

Hampstead Theatre's critically acclaimed production Di and Viv and Rose opens at the Vaudeville Theatre tonight 29 January 2015. Anna Mackmin returns to direct Amelia Bullmore's funny and insightful comedy about female friendship. Tamzin Outhwaite* reprises her role as Di and will be joined by Samantha Spiro as Viv and Jenna Russell as Rose. (more...)

BWW Reviews: NY Philharmonic Flexes Its Operatic Muscles with Verdi REQUIEMBWW Reviews: NY Philharmonic Flexes Its Operatic Muscles with Verdi REQUIEM
by Richard Sasanow - Jan 28, 2015

With all its money problems, why hasn't the Met thought about doing some lesser known works in concert? Or, for that matter, marshalled some of its glamorous resources to put on the Verdi REQUIEM? For the time being, we have to be grateful for the New York Philharmonic and its Music Director Alan Gilbert for reminding us how powerful this music can be. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 1/28/15- MACBETHSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 1/28/15- MACBETH
by Stage Tube - Jan 28, 2015

Today in 1982, Macbeth opened at the Circle in the Square Theatre, where it ran for 21 performances. Written by William Shakespeare, Macbeth is about a regicide and its aftermath. It is Shakespeare's shortest tragedy and is believed to have been written sometime between 1603 and 1607. The earliest account of a performance of what was probably Shakespeare's play is April 1611, when Simon Forman recorded seeing such a play at the Globe Theatre. (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company to Present THE CRUCIBLE Next MonthPioneer Theatre Company to Present THE CRUCIBLE Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

Pioneer Theatre Company presents The Crucible, the American classic, reliving the era of Salem witch trials, February 13 - February 28, 2015. (more...)

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra's 2015-16 Concert Season to Feature Megan Hilty, Cheyenne Jackson & MoreNew Jersey Symphony Orchestra's 2015-16 Concert Season to Feature Megan Hilty, Cheyenne Jackson & More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (NJSO) today announced its programs for the 2015–16 concert season, Jacques Lacombe's sixth and final season as the Orchestra's music director. Fulfilling its mission as a statewide orchestra, the NJSO brings subscription programs to venues in Newark, New Brunswick, Princeton, Morristown, Red Bank and Englewood, with 14 weeks of subscription classical programs, five pops programs and three family concerts, as well as several special concerts. (more...)

Select Seats Still Available For ITLP Benefit Reading With Tonya Pinkins & MoreSelect Seats Still Available For ITLP Benefit Reading With Tonya Pinkins & More
by Pat Cerasaro - Jan 28, 2015

Select seats are still on sale for this exciting charity benefit reading! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 1/27/2015 - Broadway Hibernates as Juno Hits the City!WAKE UP with BWW 1/27/2015 - Broadway Hibernates as Juno Hits the City!
by Jessica Showers - Jan 27, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Broadway's IF/THEN goes dark (as planned), just as Juno hits the city! (more...)

Photo Flash: Tony Nominee Billy Magnussen Featured in Creative Faces ProjectPhoto Flash: Tony Nominee Billy Magnussen Featured in Creative Faces Project
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

TONY Nominee Billy Magnussen (Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Disney's Into The Woods) is the latest featured artist in The Creative Faces Project: an evolving portrait and interview collective celebrating artists who inspire the New York Stage. His photos and interview, published Tuesday, January 27th, can be viewed on The Creative Faces Project website: www.thecreativefacesproject.com (more...)

Bottoms Dream to Present the NYC Premiere of THE GHOST, 2/4-15Bottoms Dream to Present the NYC Premiere of THE GHOST, 2/4-15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

Bottoms Dream is proud to announce the NYC Premiere of THE GHOST, adapted by Caitlin White and Nat Angstrom, and directed by Nat Angstrom. (more...)

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Releases Schedule of Events for 2015-2016 SeasonChicago Symphony Orchestra Releases Schedule of Events for 2015-2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

CHICAGO (January 26, 2015)— Riccardo Muti, Music Director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and Jeff Alexander, President of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association (CSOA), announce the programming for the CSO and Symphony Center Presents (SCP) 2015/16 season—the Orchestra's 125th season and Muti's sixth as music director. (more...)

Afrikaans Season in Full Swing with DIE ONGELOOFLIKE REIS VAN MAX EN LOLA at Baxter TheatreAfrikaans Season in Full Swing with DIE ONGELOOFLIKE REIS VAN MAX EN LOLA at Baxter Theatre
by - Jan 26, 2015

The Baxter Theatre's Afrikaans season is in full swing, with the second of three productions, DIE ONGELOOFLIKE REIS VAN MAX EN LOLA, having opened last week. Two of the darlings of South African stage and television, Vinette Ebrahim and Chris van Niekerk, have teamed up to present a this dark comedy, which is currently running at the Baxter Golden Arrow Studio. (more...)

PICT Classic Theatre to Open 2015 Season with FOR THE TREE TO DROP, 2/19-28PICT Classic Theatre to Open 2015 Season with FOR THE TREE TO DROP, 2/19-28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

It's a new year, and PICT Classic Theatre opens its nineteenth season out of the gate with a world-premiere, For the Tree to Drop, written by celebrated local actress Lissa Brennan. Part of PICT's brand-new Downtown Series, it is no coincidence that this compelling piece will run February 19 - 28, during Black History Month, at the Peirce Studio inside The Trust Arts Education Center at 805 Liberty Avenue. (more...)

Ron Canada, Luke Forbes and Adam Gerber Star in George Street's THE WHIPPING MAN, Opening TonightRon Canada, Luke Forbes and Adam Gerber Star in George Street's THE WHIPPING MAN, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

The Whipping Man by Matthew Lopez opens tonight, January 23, 2015 at George Street Playhouse. The production runs through February 15, 2015 Directed by Seret Scott, the cast features Ron Canada, Luke Forbes and Adam Gerber. (more...)

Two-Time Olivier Nominee to Join A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER on BroadwayTwo-Time Olivier Nominee to Join A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

It was announced today that two-time Olivier Award nominee Scarlett Strallen will take over the role of 'Sibella' in A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, which won the 2014 Tony Award for Best Musical, beginning Tuesday, February 10, 2015. Her predecessor Lisa O'Hare exits the production on February 8, 2015 after originating the role at Hartford Stage, then in San Diego at The Old Globe, and finally on Broadway at The Walter Kerr Theatre. (more...)

THE OTHER PLACE to Make Chicago Premiere at Profiles Theatre, 2/13-4/5THE OTHER PLACE to Make Chicago Premiere at Profiles Theatre, 2/13-4/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

Profiles Theatre continues its 26th Season with the Chicago premiere of The Other Place by Sharr White, directed by Artistic Director Joe Jahraus. The production runs February 13 - April 5, 2015 at Profiles Theatre's The Main Stage, 4139 N. Broadway. The press opening is Thursday, February 19 at 8pm. (more...)

Candid New Memoir On the Way from Broadway's Alec BaldwinCandid New Memoir On the Way from Broadway's Alec Baldwin
by TV News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

Alec Baldwin will pen an all-new candid memoir, set to hit book shelves in THE FALL of 2016. (more...)

Nikki Blonsky, Mara Davi & Christine Dwyer Join Tim Realbuto's BOOKSELLER IN THE RAIN ConcertNikki Blonsky, Mara Davi & Christine Dwyer Join Tim Realbuto's BOOKSELLER IN THE RAIN Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

Golden Globe nominee Nikki Blonsky (Hairspray; "Huge"), Mara Davi (A Chorus Line; Death Takes A Holiday), and Christine Dwyer (Wicked; Rent) join previously announced Tony Award winner Tonya Pinkins (Caroline, or Change), Jenna Leigh Green ("Sabrina, the Teenage Witch"), Laurissa Romain ("Top Five"), Joshua Colley (Les Miserables), Ovation Award nominee Erika Amato (Flashdance), Kimberly Faye Greenberg (Danny and Sylvia), Abigail Ludrof (The HVAC Plays), and Emily Esposito (A Christmas Story) as the special guest stars for Tim Realbuto's Maury Yeston tribute concert Bookseller in the Rain. (more...)

Lewis Davidson to Lead THE REVENGER'S TRAGEDY at Lazarus Theatre CompanyLewis Davidson to Lead THE REVENGER'S TRAGEDY at Lazarus Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

Lazarus Theatre Company has announced the company for our forthcoming production of Middleton's decadent thriller, The Revenger's Tragedy. (more...)

Metal Rabbit Productions' LARDO to Play the Old Red Lion, March 3-28Metal Rabbit Productions' LARDO to Play the Old Red Lion, March 3-28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

There's a tsunami happening out there - people are clamouring for Lardo - it's Lardomania and yer won't be able to hold out for much longer. (more...)

BWW Review: Off-Mirvish's BOOM is an Impressive UndertakingBWW Review: Off-Mirvish's BOOM is an Impressive Undertaking
by Alan Henry - Jan 22, 2015

Rick Miller's new show, Boom, now playing the Panasonic theatre via the off-Mirvish season is an impressive undertaking for Miller - who through his two hour one man show, shows audiences he has chutzpah galore but doesn't leave them completely satisfied. (more...)

Chicago Shakespeare Theater Presents SHORT SHAKESPEARE! MACBETHChicago Shakespeare Theater Presents SHORT SHAKESPEARE! MACBETH
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

Chicago Shakespeare Theater presents Short Shakespeare! Macbeth, a 75-minute abridgment of William Shakespeare's tale of political intrigue and personal ambition. This new production from Director Kirsten Kelly, whose decade-long history with CST includes being the co-founder and director of the nationally recognized CPS Shakespeare! program, makes for an outstanding introduction to Shakespeare. In addition to public performances each Saturday, this production will welcome 1,000 students per day during its five-week run in the Courtyard Theater, followed by an extensive tour to schools across the Midwest. Short Shakespeare! Macbeth will be performed for the public Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. now through February 14, 2015. After each performance, the actors remain on stage for a question-and-answer session, before joining the audience in the Lobby for one-on-one conversations and photo opportunities. (more...)

National Theatre of Scotland and RSC's DUNSINANE to Begin 2/4 at Shakespeare Theatre CompanyNational Theatre of Scotland and RSC's DUNSINANE to Begin 2/4 at Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

The Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) presents Dunsinane, playwright David Greig's majestic sequel to Shakespeare's Macbeth, presented by the National Theatre of Scotland and the Royal Shakespeare Company, and directed by Roxana Silbert. First premiered by the Royal Shakespeare Company at Hampstead Theatre in 2010, this tour marks the U.S. premiere of Dunsinane after a highly successful tour to East Asia and Russia in spring 2014. Hailed by The Guardian as "a work of compelling intelligence, provocation and wit," Dunsinane will play at the Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from February 4-21, 2015. (more...)

VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Begins Tonight at Paper Mill PlayhouseVANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Begins Tonight at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

Paper Mill Playhouse presents its winter comedy, Christopher Durang's Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. This touching and wickedly hysterical Tony Award-winning best play features Broadway, television and film veterans: Philippe Bowgen (Spike), Gina Daniels (Cassandra), Carolyn McCormick (Masha), Mark Nelson (Vanya), Michele Pawk (Sonia) and Jamie Ann Romero (Nina). Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike will be directed by Don Stephenson. Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike will run eight times a week at the Millburn, New Jersey, theater from tonight, January 21 through February 15, 2015. The official press opening night is Sunday, January 25, at 7:00pm. (more...)

MACBETH to Play Notre Dame, 2/11-13MACBETH to Play Notre Dame, 2/11-13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

Actors From The London Stage (AFTLS), a self-directed ensemble of five professional British actors, will present William Shakespeare's Macbeth at the historic Washington Hall on the campus of the University of Notre Dame on February 11, 12, and 13, 2015 at 7:30pm. These performances are part of a national tour for this production with stops at Texas A&M University, Valparaiso University, Principia College, Vassar College, the University of Wyoming, and the University of North Carolina - Charlotte. (more...)

Colony Theatre to Present THE ROAD TO APPOMATTOX, Begin. 2/11Colony Theatre to Present THE ROAD TO APPOMATTOX, Begin. 2/11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

The Colony Theatre will present the fourth production of its historic 40th Anniversary season, the West Coast Premiere of THE ROAD TO APPOMATTOX by Catherine Bush, directed by Brian Shnipper. THE ROAD TO APPOMATTOX will preview on Wednesday, February 11; Thursday, February 12; and Friday, February 13 at 8:00pm. It will open on Saturday, February 14 at 8:00pm and continue through Sunday, March 15. (more...)

Leigh Silverman to Helm WP Theater's World Premiere of BRIGHT HALF LIFE at New York City CenterLeigh Silverman to Helm WP Theater's World Premiere of BRIGHT HALF LIFE at New York City Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

Women's Project Theater, under the leadership of newly-appointed Producing Artistic Director Lisa McNulty, is pleased to present the World Premiere of BRIGHT HALF LIFE - a new play by Pulitzer Prize finalist Tanya Barfield and directed by Tony Award nominee Leigh Silverman - in a five-week limited engagement at New York City Center Stage II (131 W. 55th Street) from Tuesday, February 17 to March 22, 2015. Opening night is set for Wednesday, February 25. (more...)

Photo Flash: Billy Magnussen, Alan Cumming, Laura Benanti & More Photographed for THE CREATIVE FACES PROJECTPhoto Flash: Billy Magnussen, Alan Cumming, Laura Benanti & More Photographed for THE CREATIVE FACES PROJECT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

TONY, Emmy and NAACP Award winner Phylicia Rashad (A Raisin In The Sun, Cat On a Hot Tin Roof, The Cosby Show), TONY nominee Billy Magnussen (Vanya and Sonya and Masha and Spike, Disney's Into The Woods), TONY nominee Bryce Pinkham (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, The Heidi Chronicles), TONY, Olivier and Emmy Award winner Alan Cumming (Cabaret, Macbeth, CBS's The Good Wife), and TONY winner Laura Benanti (Gypsy, In the Next Room / The Vibrator Play, ABC's Nashville) have all been photographed by Jason Zeren for The Creative Faces Project. The bi-weekly publication of their individual entries will begin this week, starting with Phylicia Rashad on Thursday, January 22nd on The Creative Faces Project website. (more...)

RLT Artistic Director Patrick Torres to Direct MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, Opening 2/13RLT Artistic Director Patrick Torres to Direct MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, Opening 2/13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

Patrick Torres, RLT's 14th Artistic Director, makes his directorial debut in Raleigh with Much Ado About Nothing, opening February 13th in the Cantey V. Sutton Theatre. (more...)

IOLANTA & BLUEBEARD'S CASTLE Double-Bill Opens 1/26 at the MetIOLANTA & BLUEBEARD'S CASTLE Double-Bill Opens 1/26 at the Met
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2015

Beginning January 26, the Met will present a double-bill of two rarely performed one-act operas: Tchaikovsky's romantic fairy tale Iolanta, with Anna Netrebko in the title role of a blind princess and Piotr Beczala as Count Vaudémont, a knight who loves her; and Bartók's harrowing Bluebeard's Castle, with Nadja Michael as a bride who discovers the terrifying truth about her new husband, sung by Mikhail Petrenko. Valery Gergiev returns to the Met to conduct both operas, which will be presented in a production by acclaimed Polish director Mariusz Treli?ski in his Met debut. This season's performances will be the company premiere of Iolanta, Tchaikovsky's final opera, and the Met's first-ever staged performances of Bluebeard's Castle in the original Hungarian. The February 14 matinee performance will be transmitted worldwide as part of the Met's Live in HD series, which now reaches more than 2,000 movie theaters in 69 countries around the world. (more...)

Tyne Daly, Richard Easton and Tony Yazbeck Lead HOW HE LIED TO HER HUSBAND Tonight for GTG's Project ShawTyne Daly, Richard Easton and Tony Yazbeck Lead HOW HE LIED TO HER HUSBAND Tonight for GTG's Project Shaw
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2015

Celebrating its 10th year, Gingold Theatrical Group's PROJECT SHAW, under the leadership of Founding Artistic Director David Staller, presents its 100th production, Shaw's 1905 one-act comedy How He Lied to Her Husband, tonight, January 19 at 7pm, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2895 Broadway at 95th St.). (more...)

BWW Reviews: SYDNEY THEATRE AWARDS 2014 Winners AnnouncedBWW Reviews: SYDNEY THEATRE AWARDS 2014 Winners Announced
by Jade Kops - Jan 19, 2015

The Sydney's Theatre community gathered at the 2014 SYDNEY THEATRE AWARDS tonight for the 10th annual celebration of the best of the past year's work as judged by The Sydney Reviewers. (more...)

Columbia Stages to Present David Eldridge's FESTEN, 1/28-31Columbia Stages to Present David Eldridge's FESTEN, 1/28-31
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2015

Columbia Stages is proud to present FESTEN, a dark comedy by British playwright David Eldridge. Adapted from the 1998 Danish film of the same name, FESTEN depicts the story of a family ravaged by secrets, twisted accusations, and unbearable wounds. (more...)

Cutting Ball Theater Presents New ANTIGONE Translation, 2/19-3/22Cutting Ball Theater Presents New ANTIGONE Translation, 2/19-3/22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2015

Cutting Ball Theater continues its 16th season with a new translation of ANTIGONE (February 19-March 22; press opening February 22). Exploring the struggle between the individual and the state, this elegant tragedy about tyrannical power and civil disobedience is considered to be Sophocles' masterpiece and has become synonymous with political protest. (more...)

Second Stage's BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY Begins Previews TonightSecond Stage's BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY Begins Previews Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

Directed by Austin Pendleton, BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY begins previews tonight, January 16, 2015 and will officially open on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at Second Stage Theatre's Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd street). (more...)

THE RULING CLASS Revival, Starring James McAvoy, Begins Previews in the West EndTHE RULING CLASS Revival, Starring James McAvoy, Begins Previews in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

Ron Cook (Mr Selfridge, Henry V, King Lear, Hot Fuzz) as Sir Charles Gurney, Kathryn Drysdale (Suspects, Love's Labour's Lost, Tripping Over, Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps) as Grace Shelley, Joshua McGuire (Privacy, Posh, About Time, Mr Turner) as Dinsdale Gurney and Anthony O'Donnell (The Captain of Kopenick, Skyfall, Matchpoint) as Daniel Tucker, join BAFTA winning James McAvoy, as Jack, the 14th Earl of Gurney, in the first West End revival of Peter Barnes' satirical comedy, The Ruling Class, directed by Jamie Lloyd, Artistic Director of Trafalgar Transformed. (more...)

Tony Nominee Carrie Coon Joins Cast of Playwrights Horizons' PLACEBOTony Nominee Carrie Coon Joins Cast of Playwrights Horizons' PLACEBO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

Playwrights Horizons has announced additional casting for PLACEBO, the world premiere of a new play by Obie Award winner Melissa James Gibson (This at PH, What Rhymes with America, Suitcase, [sic], the FX series 'The Americans,' 'House of Cards' on Netflix). Directed by Obie Award winner Daniel Aukin (This at PH, The Fortress of Solitude, Bad Jews, 4000 Miles, [sic]), the play will be the fourth production of the theater company's 2014/2015 Season. (more...)

2014 BroadwayWorld Wichita Winners Announced - Deb Campbell, Darcie Roberts & More!2014 BroadwayWorld Wichita Winners Announced - Deb Campbell, Darcie Roberts & More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 16, 2015

Votes are cast; polls are closed; and results have been tabulated! This was our biggest year yet! After a record number of voters in more than 60 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is very excited to announce the 2014 Wichita winners! Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners! (more...)

Virago Theatre to Premiere Trieschmann's CROOKED, 2/20-3/1Virago Theatre to Premiere Trieschmann's CROOKED, 2/20-3/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

Virago Theatre Company presents the Bay Area Premiere of award-winning playwright Catherine Treischmann's "Crooked," Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays February 20 - March 1 at The Flight Deck, 1540 Broadway in Oakland. The production is directed by Virago Co-Founder Robert Lundy-Paine. (more...)

2014 BroadwayWorld Rhode Island Winners Announced - Kevin B. McGlynn, Kerry Conte & More!2014 BroadwayWorld Rhode Island Winners Announced - Kevin B. McGlynn, Kerry Conte & More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 15, 2015

Votes are cast; polls are closed; and results have been tabulated! This was our biggest year yet! After a record number of voters in more than 60 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is very excited to announce the 2014 Rhode Island winners! Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners! (more...)

VIDEO: Patrick Stewart Debunks Pizza-Eating Rumors on CONAN!VIDEO: Patrick Stewart Debunks Pizza-Eating Rumors on CONAN!
by TV News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

Contrary to popular belief, Sir Patrick has eaten pizza before last year. Sort of. Below, check out the actor's appearance on CONAN in which he attempts to clear up recent false reports (more...)

Jenn Gambatese to Join Laura Osnes & Steven Pasquale in Lyric Opera of Chicago's CAROUSELJenn Gambatese to Join Laura Osnes & Steven Pasquale in Lyric Opera of Chicago's CAROUSEL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

Lyric Opera of Chicago announced today that Jenn Gambatese will portray Carrie Pipperidge in Lyric's new production of Carousel, on stage April 10 through May 3, 2015 (opening night April 11). Gambatese returns to Lyric following her critically acclaimed performance as Maria in last year's production of The Sound of Music, which just won 2014's Best Special Theatrical Event at the Broadway World Chicago Awards. 'The sweetly appealing Gambatese makes a light and lovely Maria, full of practicality and pluck.' (Time Out Chicago) (more...)

The Artistic Home Sets Cast for Post-Apocalyptic MACBETH, Beginning Next MonthThe Artistic Home Sets Cast for Post-Apocalyptic MACBETH, Beginning Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

Thirst comes in many flavors. Some men thirst for power and the taste is so strong they cannot see or hear reason for the want of it. Some thirst for revenge and the urge is so primal that weapons are soon wet with blood. Others just plain thirst for water, as they live in a time when to drink the water we take for granted is death, though it comes from faucets and rivers and lakes that once were fresh and clean and safe. (more...)

BWW Reviews: The Astounding Giles Davies in Jobsite Theater's TWELFTH NIGHTBWW Reviews: The Astounding Giles Davies in Jobsite Theater's TWELFTH NIGHT
by Peter Nason - Jan 15, 2015

This is an eye-popping, slam dunk production, with a star turn by Giles Davies as Malvolio that leaves the audience in hysterics. (more...)

National Theatre of Scotland & Royal Shakespeare Company's DUNSINANE Coming to CSTNational Theatre of Scotland & Royal Shakespeare Company's DUNSINANE Coming to CST
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) welcomes the world-renowned National Theatre of Scotland and the Royal Shakespeare Company's Dunsinane-a captivating sequel to Shakespeare's Macbeth-in its US Premiere tour. Written by David Greig and directed by Roxana Silbert, this World's Stage Series presentation explores one man's attempt to restore peace in a country consumed by war following the bloody conclusion of Shakespeare's timeless drama. Dunsinane takes Scotland's real history and dramatically reimagines the chapter after Macbeth's death. These two distinguished theaters join forces to present Dunsinane at Chicago Shakespeare Theater for a limited engagement February 26 through March 22, 2015. (more...)

Inis Nua Theatre Company Presents LONG LIVE THE LITTLE KNIFE, 2/4-22Inis Nua Theatre Company Presents LONG LIVE THE LITTLE KNIFE, 2/4-22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

Hot on the heels of winning five Barrymore awards, Inis Nua Theatre Company returns with the American premiere of Long Live the Little Knife by David Leddy at the Off-Broad Street Theater (First Baptist Church, 1636 Sansom Street). This fast-paced and hilarious romp features con artists turned art forgers as they tangle with Russian oligarchs, brothels, castrated labradoodles and spirit mediums. Tickets are on sale for $25 and $30 by calling (215) 454-9776 or visiting inisnuatheatre.org. (more...)

2014 BroadwayWorld Houston Winners Announced - Eric Domuret, Morgan Montgomery, Mark Ivy & More!2014 BroadwayWorld Houston Winners Announced - Eric Domuret, Morgan Montgomery, Mark Ivy & More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 14, 2015

Votes are cast; polls are closed; and results have been tabulated! This was our biggest year yet! After a record number of voters in more than 60 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is very excited to announce the 2014 Houston winners! Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners! (more...)

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