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National Theatre ( Washington, DC)
1321 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20004

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Based on the play What Every Woman Knows by J.M. Barrie

A turn-of-the-century Scottish spinster named Maggie Wylie whose family makes a deal with a young man to pay for his education if he agrees to marry Maggie.


Planet Ant to Open 2015-16 Season with SEANCE 13Planet Ant to Open 2015-16 Season with SEANCE 13
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2015

Planet Ant Theatre will kick off its 2015-16 season September 25 with a new original comedy sequel Seance 13 featuring the original cast & crew from the 2011 hit Seance 4 in an all new horror spoof. The season continues through July 2016 with more original comedy, award winning published works and showcase shows from the winners of Box Fest and Colony Fest. A Complete performance schedule for Seance 13 and the full Planet Ant season schedule follow this release. (more...)

BECKY SHAW Will Be The Community NYC's Inaugural Show at The Producers ClubBECKY SHAW Will Be The Community NYC's Inaugural Show at The Producers Club
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2015

The Community NYC which was founded in 2014,  is producing their inaugural theatrical production, Gina Gionfriddo's award winning play BECKY SHAW. The production is directed by Elena Kritter (Producing Director for The Community NYC) who also serves as the Executive Producer. The cast of BECKY SHAW is comprised of graduates of The William Esper Studio. In addition to theatre, The Community NYC also produces short films and hosts events such as readings, cultural excursions and improv jams. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for September 2nd, 2015'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for September 2nd, 2015
by Paul W. Thompson - Sep 2, 2015

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. It's a Super September Preview! We've got the low-down on 16 musical productions you will want to see this month, from city to suburbs, big theaters to small, premieres and old favorites galore! 'Side Show,' 'Dogfight,' 'Next To Normal,' 'Oklahoma!,' 'Spamalot,' 'Blood Brothers,' 'October Sky,' CST's 'Ride The Cyclone' and much more! (more...)

Strawdog Extends AFTER MISS JULE Through 10/3Strawdog Extends AFTER MISS JULE Through 10/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

Strawdog Theatre Company and Artistic Director Hank Boland are proud to announce the first main stage production in its 2015 - 2016 season, Patrick Marber's After Miss Julie, has been extended through October 3, directed by Elly Green, at Strawdog Theatre Company, 3829 N. Broadway St. The performance schedule is Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 4 p.m.  Single Tickets are $28 and on sale now. Subscriptions, group, rush, senior and student discounts are also available. Tickets may be ordered online at strawdog.org or by calling OvationTix toll-free: 866-811-4111. (more...)

Playhouse on the Square to Present CARRIE THE MUSICALPlayhouse on the Square to Present CARRIE THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

Carrie White doesn't fit in. At school, the popular students torture her; at home, her religiously fanatical mother terrorizes her. But Carrie's just discovered she's got a special power, and if pushed too far, she's not afraid to use it. Based on the best selling novel, Carrie the Musical spins an epic tale of torment and revenge. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 1, 2015BWW's On This Day - September 1, 2015
by - Sep 1, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 1 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Laura Griffith Will Star in Maltby & Shire's WATERFALL at 5th Avenue TheatreLaura Griffith Will Star in Maltby & Shire's WATERFALL at 5th Avenue Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

Rehearsals start this week at The 5th Avenue Theatre for the sweeping new musical, Waterfall, featuring Laura Griffith (Broadway: Sweet Smell of Success, The Light in the Piazza), Thom Sesma (Broadway: The Times They are A-Changin', Man of La Mancha), J. Elaine Marcos (Broadway: Annie, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), and Thai pop superstar Bie Sukrit. This epic new Broadway-bound musical love story features a distinguished international creative team and a cast of 20. Seattle is the second of two locales where this unique and exciting musical is being developed after completing a popular and critically successful run at the Pasadena Playhouse in June.  (more...)

BWW Review: Shanley's Irrepressible OUTSIDE MULLINGAR Debuts at Peninsula PlayersBWW Review: Shanley's Irrepressible OUTSIDE MULLINGAR Debuts at Peninsula Players
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Aug 31, 2015

A tiny village named Killucan set in contemporary Ireland ignites family fueds and past ghosts in an irrepressible production titled Outside Mullingar at Peninsula Players Theatre. John Patrick Shanley's 2014 play flames the deep fires of hearth and heath burning in his four Irish characters: Tony Reilly, and his son, Anthony, and then their next door neighbors, Aoife Muldoon, and her daughter, Rosemary. (more...)

Scoop: GREY'S ANATOMY on ABC - Thursday, September 17, 2015Scoop: GREY'S ANATOMY on ABC - Thursday, September 17, 2015
by - Aug 31, 2015

Get all the scoop on GREY'S ANATOMY, airing on ABC on Thursday, September 17, 2015! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Juan Francisco Villa's DON CHIPOTLE at the Storefront TheaterPhoto Flash: First Look at Juan Francisco Villa's DON CHIPOTLE at the Storefront Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2015

terraNOVA Collective and The Playground Theater, in association with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, are pleased to announce the world premiere of DON CHIPOTLE by Juan Francisco Villa (Empanada for a Dream), directed by Jo Cattell. A new Latino superhero is born in this epic coming-of-age adventure, told through theatre, puppetry, animation, music and a children's choir. DON CHIPOTLE will play August 25 - September 27, 2015 at the Storefront Theater, 66 E. Randolph St. in Chicago.  Tickets are currently available at tix.com. For additional information, visit www.theadventuresofdonchipotle.com. The press performances are Saturday, August 29 at 7:30 pm and Sunday, August 30 at 2 pm.  (more...)

Pearl Theater to Open 2015-16 Season With A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAMPearl Theater to Open 2015-16 Season With A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2015

The Pearl Theatre Company (Artistic Director, Hal Brooks) will begin its 2015-2016 season with Bedlam Theater Artistic Director Eric Tucker's fresh take on William Shakespeare's classic A Midsummer Night's Dream,following a highly successful engagement of the production at the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival this summer. Midsummer kicks off the Pearl's 32nd season, which will continue in the spring with the New York Premiere of Aaron Posner's Stupid Fu**ing Bird in and a World Premiere adaptation by Mark Shanahan of George Feydeau's Le Dindon, entitled The Dingdong. (more...)

The Knot Enhances Its Marketplace Strategy by Producing the Second Annual COUTURE Show for the West CoastThe Knot Enhances Its Marketplace Strategy by Producing the Second Annual COUTURE Show for the West Coast
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2015

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Broadway Veterans Round Out Cast of Arena Stage's Reimagined OLIVER!Broadway Veterans Round Out Cast of Arena Stage's Reimagined OLIVER!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2015

Molly Smith directs her 30th production as Artistic Director of Arena Stage with a gritty and relevant take on the Tony Award-winning musical Oliver!, blending the chaotic worlds of 19th-century Victorian London with 2015 London. Smith's new in-the-round staging infuses a modern edge to the classic musical about an innocent orphan thrown into the dark world of double-dealing thieves and conmen, highlighting the disparity between classes and dangerous life on London's streets today. Featuring a remarkable score including 'You've Got to Pick a Pocket or Two,' 'Consider Yourself,' 'Where is Love?' and 'Food, Glorious Food,' Oliver! runs October 30, 2015-January 3, 2016 in the Fichandler Stage at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. (more...)

Rover to Close 15th Anniversary Season with CACTUS FLOWERRover to Close 15th Anniversary Season with CACTUS FLOWER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2015

Rover Dramawerks is pleased to conclude their 15th Anniversary Season with the classic comedy, Cactus Flower, by Abe Burrows. Performances will be at Rover's new theatre in Plano, located in Ruisseau Village at 221 W. Parker Rd, Suite 580, at the northwest corner of Parker and 75. Performances are September 10 - October 3, 2015, with shows on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m., plus an additional matinee performance on Saturday, September 19 at 2:00 p.m. (more...)

BWW Feature: Top Three Musical Roles Jake Gyllenhaal Should Play on Broadway- BWW Readers Weigh In!BWW Feature: Top Three Musical Roles Jake Gyllenhaal Should Play on Broadway- BWW Readers Weigh In!
by Sally Henry - Aug 27, 2015

Though most of us think of Gyllenhaal as the kid from the 1999 film OCTOBER SKY who grew up to receive an Oscar nomination for BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN and has of late sported a rockin' beard, many people may not know that he has also graced both the London and Broadway stages. With these credits under his belt, might a Broadway musical be Gyllenhaal's next venture? (more...)

MAGGIE SMITH: A BIOGRAPHY Set for Release, 12/29MAGGIE SMITH: A BIOGRAPHY Set for Release, 12/29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

Maggie SMITH: A BIOGRAPHY is set for release on December 29, 2015. (more...)

Georgia Ensemble Theatre to Open Season with US Premiere of CALENDAR GIRLSGeorgia Ensemble Theatre to Open Season with US Premiere of CALENDAR GIRLS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

Georgia Ensemble Theatre (GET), North Fulton's only professional theatre company, is launching the Company's exciting 2015-2016 season with the highly anticipated play, Calendar Girls by Tim Firth. The international smash hit Calendar Girls is making its Southeastern premiere right here on the GET stage, with popular Atlanta director Heidi Cline McKerley at the helm.  Calendar Girls is generously co-sponsored by long-time GET sponsor Macy's and new sponsor Piedmont Cancer. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at terraNOVA and The Playground's DON CHIPOTLE World PremierePhoto Flash: First Look at terraNOVA and The Playground's DON CHIPOTLE World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

terraNOVA Collective and The Playground Theater, in association with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, present the world premiere of DON CHIPOTLE by Juan Francisco Villa (Empanada for a Dream), directed by Jo Cattell. A new Latino superhero is born in this epic coming-of-age adventure, told through theatre, puppetry, animation, music and a children's choir. DON CHIPOTLE will play through September 27, 2015 at the Storefront Theater, 66 E. Randolph St. in Chicago. Press performances are Saturday, August 29 at 7:30 pm and Sunday, August 30 at 2 pm. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Broadway Vets, Steven Sater & More on Tap for New Ohio Theatre's Fall 2015 SeasonBroadway Vets, Steven Sater & More on Tap for New Ohio Theatre's Fall 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

 New Ohio Theatre has announced their 2015 fall theater season, which will include world premieres from Page 73, Nylon Fusion, Live Source and Bedlam Theatre. All shows take place at New Ohio Theatre, located at 154 Christopher Street between Greenwich and Washington Streets in New York City. (more...)

Houston Family Arts Center to Present LEND ME A TENOR, 9/4-27Houston Family Arts Center to Present LEND ME A TENOR, 9/4-27
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

Famed Italian opera star, Tito Merelli, is making his American debut at the Cleveland Grand Opera. Ken Ludwig's riotous farce "LEND ME A TENOR" is coming to the Houston Family Arts Center stage September 4-27, 2015. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the Cast of New 42ND STREET National TourPhoto Flash: First Look at the Cast of New 42ND STREET National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

TROIKA Entertainment, LLC recently announced that the national tour of the quintessential backstage musical comedy classic 42nd STREET will launch on September 22, 2015 at the Capitol Theatre in Salt Lake City, UT. This sparkling new production is directed by co-author Mark Bramble and choreographed by Randy Skinner, the team who staged the 2001 Tony Award® winning Best Revival. Check out a first look at the cast below! (more...)

ABC Family's PRETTY LITTLE LIARS & More Coming to New York Comic Con This OctoberABC Family's PRETTY LITTLE LIARS & More Coming to New York Comic Con This October
by TV News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

ABC Family announces cast from its hit series “Pretty Little Liars” and “Stitchers,” and highly anticipated saga series “Shadowhunters” will appear at New York Comic Con on October 9-10.   (more...)

Maggie Smith-Led THE LADY IN THE VAN to Be Screened as 2015 TIFF 'Special Presentation'Maggie Smith-Led THE LADY IN THE VAN to Be Screened as 2015 TIFF 'Special Presentation'
by TV News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

The Lady in the Van, Alan Bennett's adaptation of his commercial and critical West End hit, based on his own bestselling memoir will be screened as a “Special Presentation” at TIFF 2015. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 8/25/2015 - Misty Dances Into ON THE TOWN, Benedict Opens HAMLET and More!WAKE UP with BWW 8/25/2015 - Misty Dances Into ON THE TOWN, Benedict Opens HAMLET and More!
by Jessica Khan - Aug 25, 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: Misty dances into ON THE TOWN, Benedict Cumberbatch brings HAMLET to life and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at The Hypocrites and The Ruffians' BURNING BLUEBEARDPhoto Flash: First Look at The Hypocrites and The Ruffians' BURNING BLUEBEARD
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

The Hypocrites are thrilled to continue their 2015-16 with return of The Ruffians' critically acclaimed holiday hit, BURNING BLUEBEARD by Jay Torrence, directed by Halena Kays and featuring last season's full cast. This fantastical tale inspired by Chicago's 1903 Iroquois Theatre fire has been an annual Chicago holiday favorite for two years running. BURNING BLUEBEARD will play November 19, 2015 - January 10, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Adelaide Festival Centre Presents ADT/50, Sept. 5Adelaide Festival Centre Presents ADT/50, Sept. 5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

At 50 years of age, Australian Dance Theatre remains Australia's pre-eminent contemporary dance company. Since 1965, five revolutionary artistic directors have expanded the boundaries of contemporary dance and with each artistic director, a new ADT has been forged - delivering a fresh vision, a new troupe and a new dance aesthetic. (more...)

Hell in a Handbag's SCREAM, QUEEN, SCREAM! Begins 9/24 at Mary's AtticHell in a Handbag's SCREAM, QUEEN, SCREAM! Begins 9/24 at Mary's Attic
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

Hell in a Handbag Productions is pleased to continue its 2015-16 season with the world premiere of SCREAM, QUEEN, SCREAM!, a horror trilogy by David Cerda inspired by classics like Creepshow, Night Gallery and Tales From the Crypt, directed by Wm. Bullion. SCREAM, QUEEN, SCREAM! will play September 24 - October 31, 2015 at Mary's Attic, 5400 N. Clark St. in Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood. Tickets are currently on sale at www.handbagproductions.org. The press opening is Sunday, Sept. 27 at 7 pm. (more...)

Theatre Philadelphia Announces 2015 Barrymore Nominees!Theatre Philadelphia Announces 2015 Barrymore Nominees!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

Theatre Philadelphia is thrilled to announce the nominees for the 2015 Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre. Now in its second season since its successful relaunch, the 2015 Barrymore Awards will celebrate and honor outstanding achievements in professional theatre throughout the Greater Philadelphia region during the 2014/15 season. (more...)

The NOLA Project to Present MARIE ANTOINETTEThe NOLA Project to Present MARIE ANTOINETTE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

Everyone loves a hot mess. Kim Kardashian, Paris Hilton, Honey Boo Boo, Heidi and Spencer Pratt, The Real Housewives of [insert city here]. We watch them out of admiration, out of fascination and - let's be honest - out of a hidden desire to see them fall from grace. The eighteenth-century version of the reality star was Marie Antoinette. Adore her, admonish her, despise her or behead her, the one thing you couldn't do was ignore her. In David Adjmi's hot new play, the queen that everyone has an opinion of is finally given her own voice, and you might be surprised by what comes out. "Marie Antoinette" has played Yale Rep, SOHO Rep, A.R.T. and Steppenwolf Theatre, and The NOLA Project is thrilled to present this regional premiere to a city that knows a thing or two about French royalty. Three-time Big Easy Award-winning director Mark Routhier ("One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest", "Balm in Gilead") will direct and Big Easy Entertainer of the Year Cecile Monteyne will star as the controversial queen. (more...)

THE LADY IN THE VAN, Starring Maggie Smith, Sets Winter ReleaseTHE LADY IN THE VAN, Starring Maggie Smith, Sets Winter Release
by Movies News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

Sony Pictures Classics has just announced a December 11, 2015 release date for THE LADY IN THE VAN, Alan Bennett's adaptation of his commercial and critical West End hit, based on his own bestselling memoir. Dame Maggie Smith, stage vet and star of DOWNTON ABBEY, will reprise one of her most-loved stage roles for the big screen, under the direction of Nicholas Hytner. (more...)

Chicago's Jeff Awards Nominees Announced - Shoshana Bean, Megan McGinnis & More in the Running!Chicago's Jeff Awards Nominees Announced - Shoshana Bean, Megan McGinnis & More in the Running!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

Chicago stage, TV and film star Michael Shannon did the honor of announcing the nominees for the 2014-2015 Equity Jeff Awards. A video of the presentation is available at www.JeffAwards.org. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Strawdog's MISS JULIE, Opening Next WeekPhoto Flash: First Look at Strawdog's MISS JULIE, Opening Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

Strawdog Theatre Company and Artistic Director Hank Boland are proud to announce the first main stage production in its 2015 - 2016 season, Patrick Marber's After Miss Julie, August 14 - September 28, directed by Elly Green, at Strawdog Theatre Company, 3829 N. Broadway St. Previews are $15 with performances Thursday, Aug. 20, Friday, Aug. 14 and 21, Saturday, Aug. 15 and 22 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 16 and 23 at 4 p.m. There is a Board Preview Event Saturday, Aug. 22 at 8 p.m. with $50 tickets that include access to the post-performance reception. The opening night performance is Monday, Aug. 24 at 8 p.m.The performance schedule is Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 4 p.m. An industry performance is Monday, Aug. 31 at 8 p.m. Single Tickets are $28 and on sale now. Subscriptions, group, rush, senior and student discounts are also available. Tickets may be ordered online at strawdog.org or by calling OvationTix toll-free: 866-811-4111. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of ENGAGEMENTS at Barrington Stage CompanyPhoto Coverage: Inside Opening Night of ENGAGEMENTS at Barrington Stage Company
by Stephen Sorokoff - Aug 20, 2015

Last night Barrington Stage Company presented the World Premiere of Engagements by Lucy Teitler and BroadwayWorld was there. Directed by Louisa Proske (BSC debut), Engagements stars (in their BSC debuts) Amanda Quaid (Irish Rep's The Weir) as Lauren, Kate Loprest (First Date) as Allison, Adam Gerber (George Street Playhouse The Whipping Man) as Ryan, Phoebe Strole (Spring Awakening) as Catherine, and Robert David Grant (Yale Rep Hamlet) as Mark. (more...)

Berkeley Playhouse to Present AVENUE Q, 9/17-10/11Berkeley Playhouse to Present AVENUE Q, 9/17-10/11
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

Berkeley Playhouse at the historic Julia Morgan Theater opens its eighth season with Avenue Q. The artistic team will be headed by favorite Bay Area actor Danny Cozart (Assassins with Shotgun Players, Babes in Arms with 42nd Street Moon), in his directorial debut. Avenue Q runs from September 17 - October 11, with previews on September 17 and September 19. Opening Night is Saturday, September 19, at the Julia Morgan Theater, 2640 College Avenue in Berkeley. Tickets and Season Passes are available now through the Box Office, call (510) 845-8542 x351 or visit Berkeleyplayhouse.org. (more...)

Rob McClure and More to Star in Ken Ludwig's A COMEDY OF TENORS Premiere at Cleveland Play House; Cast Announced!Rob McClure and More to Star in Ken Ludwig's A COMEDY OF TENORS Premiere at Cleveland Play House; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

CPH's historic 100th Season will open on an operatic note, with the world premiere of Ken Ludwig's A COMEDY OF TENORS. BroadwayWorld has just confirmed the full cast -- featuring several Broadway vets. Scroll down for the complete list of stars! (more...)

Poetry Is. Productions Presents LORCA IN AMERICA This SeasonPoetry Is. Productions Presents LORCA IN AMERICA This Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

POETRY IS. PRODUCTIONS and ROBERT ERIC SHOEMAKER are proud to announce LORCA IN AMERICA, a project partially funded by an Individual Artist Program Grant from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events, as well as a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency through federal funds provided by the National Endowment for the Arts. (more...)

The Palm Beach Poetry Festival Invites Local Poets and Poetry Fans to Nine EventsThe Palm Beach Poetry Festival Invites Local Poets and Poetry Fans to Nine Events
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

Dr. Blaise Allen, Director of Community Outreach for the Palm Beach Poetry Festival, today invited local poets and poetry fans to nine upcoming public events: (more...)

NYTW Now Offering $25 Tickets to First Two Previews of All Upcoming ShowsNYTW Now Offering $25 Tickets to First Two Previews of All Upcoming Shows
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) has announced a new CheapTix program, which will make all single tickets to the first two performances of every NYTW production available to the general public at $25. The program will kick off with FONDLY, COLLETTE RICHLAND, the first production of the New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) 2015/16 Season. FONDLY, COLLETTE RICHLAND begins previews on Friday, September 11, 2015 and officially opens on Monday, September 28, 2015 at New York Theatre Workshop (79 E. 4th Street New York, NY 10003) for a limited engagement through Sunday, October 18, 2015. Tickets for FONDLY, COLLETTE RICHLAND are now on sale at www.nytw.org. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at SHREK THE MUSICAL, JR. at Walnut StreetPhoto Flash: First Look at SHREK THE MUSICAL, JR. at Walnut Street
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

Kids and their adult friends will love the WST for Kids' production of SHREK THE MUSICAL JR.. Based on the book by William Steig and the popular DreamWorks Animation Motion Picture, this hour-long musical will be performed LIVE at Walnut Street Theatre October 3 through October 24, 2015. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Raffi Barsoumian and Ramiz Monsef to Star in Rajiv Joseph's GUARDS AT THE TAJ at the Geffen This FallRaffi Barsoumian and Ramiz Monsef to Star in Rajiv Joseph's GUARDS AT THE TAJ at the Geffen This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

Geffen Playhouse just announced the cast for the West Coast premiere of GUARDS AT THE TAJ by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Steinberg Award recipient Rajiv Joseph. Raffi Barsoumian will star as Humayun, opposite Ramiz Monsef as Babur. (more...)

59E59 Theaters Sets Fall 2015 Shows: DESIRE, PONDLING & More59E59 Theaters Sets Fall 2015 Shows: DESIRE, PONDLING & More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

59E59 Theaters has announced the line-up of shows for Fall 2015.  All performances take place at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues).  Ticket prices and performance schedules vary. For tickets, call Ticket Central at 212-279-4200 or online at www.59e59.org.  (more...)

Palm Beach Poetry Festival Invites Local Poets to Upcoming Public EventsPalm Beach Poetry Festival Invites Local Poets to Upcoming Public Events
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

Dr. Blaise Allen, Director of Community Outreach for the Palm Beach Poetry Festival, today invited local poets and poetry fans to nine upcoming public events: (more...)

Barrington Stage's ENGAGEMENTS by Lucy Teitler Opens TomorrowBarrington Stage's ENGAGEMENTS by Lucy Teitler Opens Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

Barrington Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, will present the sexy, millennial world premiere comedy Engagements by Lucy Teitler, from August 13-30 with a press opening Wednesday, August 19 at 7:30pm. (more...)

HEROIC HENRY & THE NUTTY BUGS Shares Struggles with Food AllergiesHEROIC HENRY & THE NUTTY BUGS Shares Struggles with Food Allergies
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

MARBLEHEAD, Mass., Aug. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ Can you recognize the signs and symptoms of a peanut or tree nut allergy reaction? In Heather Finn's new book, Heroic Henry & the Nutty Bugs, Henry Hutter is a ten-year old boy who is nuts about peanut butter. By far his favorite food, Henry is happy to eat it on anything and everything! And the fact that Henry's little sister, Maggie, is allergic to peanuts and tree nuts doesn't stop him from reaching for the peanut butter jar one bit. Henry's mom warns him over and over that peanuts and tree nuts can really hurt Maggie, but Henry doesn't believe heruntil the Nutty Bugs show up one day. Henry can hardly believe his eyes when he sees the little creatures crawling around his peanut butter jar. But the Nutty Bugs are real, all right, and they have a thing or two to teach Henry about peanut and tree nut allergies and what they can do to anyone with a nutty allergy. (more...)

BWW Review: Steampunk Fantasy Fun Returns in Pork Filled's THE TUMBLEWEED ZEPHYRBWW Review: Steampunk Fantasy Fun Returns in Pork Filled's THE TUMBLEWEED ZEPHYR
by Jay Irwin - Aug 17, 2015

Two years ago, if you were lucky enough to catch it, we were introduced to the Wild West, steampunk world of 'The Clockwork Professor', a delightful melodrama from the mind of Maggie Lee. Well the denizens of that world continued to have adventures in Lee's mind and now we can all climb on board to 'The Tumbleweed Zephyr' for another thrilling escapade. (more...)

OPEN THE DOORWAY TO YOUR SOUL is ReleasedOPEN THE DOORWAY TO YOUR SOUL is Released
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

After surviving a life threatening illness at a young age, author Maggie Chula turned to alternative medicine and healing to find a deeper power within herself. Twenty-six years later, Chula's new book 'Open the Doorway to Your Soul' provides readers with the tools and resources to find their own connection to the soul and to harness their own divine strength. (more...)

Spartan Theatre Company Presents JAKE'S WOMENSpartan Theatre Company Presents JAKE'S WOMEN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2015

Spartan Theatre Company presents Neil Simon's Jake's Women. A struggling novelist handles the world in his much imagination much better than that pesky real one just outside his study, where the shadow of a failing marriage looms large. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 8/16/2015Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 8/16/2015
by BWW - Aug 16, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/16/2015 for Seattle (more...)

Wisconsin Premiere of John Patrick Shanley's OUTSIDE MULLINGAR to Open Aug 19 at Peninsula PlayersWisconsin Premiere of John Patrick Shanley's OUTSIDE MULLINGAR to Open Aug 19 at Peninsula Players
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2015

Peninsula Players Theatre, America's oldest professional resident summer theater and Door County's theatrical icon, will open the Wisconsin premiere of John Patrick Shanley's Tony Award-nominated 'Outside Mullingar' August 19 , 2015 as part of its celebratory 80th season. (more...)

BWW Review: Knowledge is Lust in BITE THE APPLEBWW Review: Knowledge is Lust in BITE THE APPLE
by Amanda Finn - Aug 15, 2015

Do you believe in fate? Some people do and some don't. Ordinarily, that belief does not make a bit of difference in the grand scheme of the world around them. In the world of Proper, however, not only is the concept of fate understood to be true, it is followed by almost religious devotion. Infants are briefly seen by a Magi and their future is determined by a single glance. For the unlucky, however, the cards are not dealt in their favor. Those that do not fit the ideals of the Magi are deemed 'fateless' and sent away into exile. (more...)

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