BWW Interview: Jenna Russell On DR FAUSTUS And Kit Harington!BWW Interview: Jenna Russell On DR FAUSTUS And Kit Harington!
by Carrie Dunn - May 5, 2016

We talk to Jenna Russell about playing Mephistopheles in Dr Faustus, her collaboration with director Jamie Lloyd - and what Kit Harington is really like! (more...)

Steppenwolf Welcomes New Ensemble MembersSteppenwolf Welcomes New Ensemble Members
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

? Steppenwolf Theatre Company will to welcome Sandra Marquez and Caroline Neff to its world-renowned ensemble. Both have performed in multiple shows with the company and can currently be seen on Steppenwolf's stages in Mary Page Marlowe and The Flick respectively. Marquez and Neff are the first two members added under Artistic Director Anna D. Shapiro. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Press Night of Duke of York's Theatre's DOCTOR FAUSTUSPhoto Flash: First Look at Press Night of Duke of York's Theatre's DOCTOR FAUSTUS
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Praised for their innovative and anarchic reinvention of the classics, The Jamie Lloyd Company propels Christopher Marlowe's legendary now in an explosive new production starring Kit Harington (Game of Thrones) in his long-awaited return to the London stage. Faustus makes a pact with the Devil, selling his tale Doctor Faustus into the here and soul in return for the ability to perform absolutely anything  he pleases with the power of black magic. This fatal decision catapults him into an intoxicating world of celebrity, as he becomes a  world-renowned conjuror, international heartthrob and friend of the rich, famous and powerful. But what is the cost of his insatiable thirst for wealth and fame? With blackly comic new scenes by Colin Teevan, the story of this 400-year-old play is transported to a celebrity-obsessed  society of greed and instant gratification, offering a fresh, new perspective that chimes with our times.  (more...)

BWW Review: ARDEN OF FAVERSHAM - A Thrilling MysteryBWW Review: ARDEN OF FAVERSHAM - A Thrilling Mystery
by Lynn Beaver - May 3, 2016

ARDEN OF FAVERSHAM directed by Kevin Gates and currently playing City Theatre is a fascinating piece of historical drama. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the After Party for Duke of York's Theatre's DOCTOR FAUSTUSPhoto Flash: First Look at the After Party for Duke of York's Theatre's DOCTOR FAUSTUS
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Praised for their innovative and anarchic reinvention of the classics, The Jamie Lloyd Company propels Christopher Marlowe's legendary now in an explosive new production starring Kit Harington (Game of Thrones) in his long-awaited return to the London stage. Faustus makes a pact with the Devil, selling his tale Doctor Faustus into the here and soul in return for the ability to perform absolutely anything he pleases with the power of black magic. This fatal decision catapults him into an intoxicating world of celebrity, as he becomes a world-renowned conjuror, international heartthrob and friend of the rich, famous and powerful. But what is the cost of his insatiable thirst for wealth and fame? With blackly comic new scenes by Colin Teevan, the story of this 400-year-old play is transported to a celebrity-obsessed society of greed and instant gratification, offering a fresh, new perspective that chimes with our times. (more...)

Food Network Announces June 2016 HighlightsFood Network Announces June 2016 Highlights
by TV News Desk - May 2, 2016

As summer kicks into high gear, Food Network serves up a month of hot competition series starting with a trip back through the decades with the premiere of Cutthroat Kitchen: Time Warp Tournament on Wednesday, June 1st (more...)

Scoop: FRESH OFF THE BOAT on ABC - Tuesday, May 17, 2016Scoop: FRESH OFF THE BOAT on ABC - Tuesday, May 17, 2016
by - May 2, 2016

Get all the scoop on FRESH OFF THE BOAT, airing on ABC on Tuesday, May 17, 2016! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - May 1, 2016BWW's On This Day - May 1, 2016
by - May 1, 2016

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

Elaine Paige Will Launch STRIPPED BACK UK Concert Tour in OctoberElaine Paige Will Launch STRIPPED BACK UK Concert Tour in October
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

Broadway and West End star Elaine Paige has just announced a 20 date series of concerts from October to December 2016, entitled 'Stripped Back', which will see her perform her favorite tracks, from an array of contemporary songwriters, with a small group of musicians in some of the UK's most beautiful venues (detailed below). This follows Elaine's last solo tour in 2014 which was a sell-out celebratory concert encompassing her incredible 50 year career and saw her say 'farewell' to a full touring schedule. (more...)

Arcturus Theater Company Presents August Strindberg's THE PELICAN This MayArcturus Theater Company Presents August Strindberg's THE PELICAN This May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2016

Arcturus Theater Company will present August Strindberg's 1907 drama "The Pelican," May 14 to 22, 2016, at the New York Avenue Presbyterian Church, 1313 New York Avenue, NW, Washington DC 20005, within two blocks of the McPherson Square Metro stop (on the Orange and Blue Lines) and within three blocks of Metro Center (on the Orange, Blue, and Red Lines). (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 27, 2016BWW's On This Day - March 27, 2016
by - Mar 27, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 27 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 26, 2016BWW's On This Day - March 26, 2016
by - Mar 26, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 26 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Royal Shakespeare Company to Bring A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM to Marlowe TheatreRoyal Shakespeare Company to Bring A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM to Marlowe Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

THE ROYAL Shakespeare Company bring A Midsummer Night's Dream to The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, next month (April). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Quintessence Theatre Group's ST. JOANPhoto Flash: First Look at Quintessence Theatre Group's ST. JOAN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

Quintessence Theatre presents George Barnard Shaw's ST. JOAN, running now through April 22, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 20, 2016BWW's On This Day - March 20, 2016
by - Mar 20, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 20 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 19, 2016BWW's On This Day - March 19, 2016
by - Mar 19, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 19 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

The Queen's Company to Stage All-Female TAMING OF THE SHREW at the Wild ProjectThe Queen's Company to Stage All-Female TAMING OF THE SHREW at the Wild Project
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

The Queen's Company, New York City's acclaimed (and first) all-female classical theater company, now in its 15th season, proudly presents William Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew, directed by The Queen's Company Artistic Director Rebecca Patterson. Taming of the Shrew runs from April 16 - May 1, 2016 in a limited engagement at the Wild Project, located at 195 East 3rd Street between Avenue A and Avenue B in New York City. (more...)

Stephen Mulhern to Star in DICK WHITTINGTON Pantomime at Marlowe TheatreStephen Mulhern to Star in DICK WHITTINGTON Pantomime at Marlowe Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

TOP television presenter Stephen Mulhern is the star of Dick Whittington, this year's Marlowe Theatre pantomime. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Quintessence Theatre Group's DOCTOR FAUSTUSPhoto Flash: First Look at Quintessence Theatre Group's DOCTOR FAUSTUS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

Quintessence Theatre Group is staging DOCTOR FAUSTUS now through April 24, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Bristol Riverside Theatre to Close 2015-16 Season with MAN OF LA MANCHABristol Riverside Theatre to Close 2015-16 Season with MAN OF LA MANCHA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

Bristol Riverside Theatre concludes its 2015-2016 season daring audiences to "dream the impossible dream" with the ever-popular musical Man of La Mancha running May 10-June 5.  With music by Mitch Leigh, lyrics by Joe Darion, and book by Dale Wasserman, the production is directed by Keith Baker and features the triumphant return of Gypsy star Robert Newman, joined by Sharon Alexander, Julian Brightman, Lauren Cupples, Robert Farruggia, Tamra Hayden, Christopher Roche, Danny Rutigliano, Dwayne Alistair Thomas, and Danny Vaccaro.  The cast is supplemented by the ensemble of Rajeer Alford, Daniel Bontempo, Elena Camp, Will Connell, Stephan Dagrosa, John DiFerdinando, Adam Hoyak, Kevin Murray, and Victor Rodriguez. (more...)

A KINGDOM FOR A STAGE Begins This Month at Chelsea TheatreA KINGDOM FOR A STAGE Begins This Month at Chelsea Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

Castlebar Productions will present A KINGDOM FOR A STAGE on 28 April - 7 May 2016 at Chelsea Theatre. Press Night: April 28th, 7.30pm (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Tracy Letts's MARY PAGE MARLOWE Premiere at SteppenwolfPhoto Flash: First Look at Tracy Letts's MARY PAGE MARLOWE Premiere at Steppenwolf
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

Steppenwolf Theatre Company's highly anticipated world premiere production of MARY PAGE Marlowe, written by Pulitzer- and Tony Award-winning playwright and ensemble member Tracy Letts, is helmed by Artistic Director Anna D. Shapiro, who directed Letts's internationally acclaimed August: Osage County. She teams up with him again for this intimate and moving production in Steppenwolf's 40th anniversary season. The show is currently in previews for an April 10 opening night and runs through May 29, 2016 in Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theatre (1650 N Halsted St). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Theatre Y to Stage New Adaptation of 3 SISTERSTheatre Y to Stage New Adaptation of 3 SISTERS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

Theatre Y presents '3 SISTERS' a world premiere adaptation by Earl H.E. Hill, Dan Christmann & Andrej Visky, at Humility Gallery, 564 W 18th St, Chicago, on Wednesday, April 27, 2016, at 7pm. 3 SISTERS, directed by Andrej Visky, and featuring Melissa Lorraine, Katie Stimpson and Kevlyn Hayes, begins previews on April 25 with a press opening on April 27, and will run every night until May 2nd, and every Friday and Saturday following until closing night on June 11. For more information, visit Theatre-Y.com. (more...)

Kit Harington, Glenn Close and Timothy Spall Lead April's Top 10 New London ShowsKit Harington, Glenn Close and Timothy Spall Lead April's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Apr 5, 2016

London is never short of theatre temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From Kit Harington's Faustus and Glenn Close's Norma Desmond to Annie Baker's Pulitzer Prize-winner and a heist farce, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews… (more...)

Kit Harington-Led DOCTOR FAUSTUS Cancels Performances Due to FloodKit Harington-Led DOCTOR FAUSTUS Cancels Performances Due to Flood
by Louisa Brady - Apr 30, 2016

Earlier today, April 30th, 2016, several performances of the Kit Harington-Led DOCTOR FAUSTUS were cancelled due to flooding at the Duke of York's Theatre.  (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 30, 2016BWW's On This Day - April 30, 2016
by - Apr 30, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 30 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: April 23-29THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: April 23-29
by Nora Dominick - Apr 29, 2016

Gearing up for Tony Award nomination this coming week? 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...)

Steppenwolf Extends Tracy Letts' MARY PAGE MARLOWESteppenwolf Extends Tracy Letts' MARY PAGE MARLOWE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Due to popular demand, Steppenwolf Theatre Company extends the critically acclaimed world premiere production of Mary Page Marlowe, written by ensemble member Tracy Letts and directed by artistic director Anna D. Shapiro. (more...)

THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION to Launch UK Tour, Aug. 30THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION to Launch UK Tour, Aug. 30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Following its hugely successful launch last year Bill Kenwright's new production of The Shawshank Redemption embarks on a national tour for 2016 from 30th August at Theatre Royal Windsor. (more...)

'MARLOWE', WAR PAINT, JERUSALEM, TWELFTH NIGHT and More Among Summer Theatre Highlights in Chicago'MARLOWE', WAR PAINT, JERUSALEM, TWELFTH NIGHT and More Among Summer Theatre Highlights in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

The Chicago theater community will present a wide variety of plays and musicals, as well as dance and concert offerings this summer. In support, the League of Chicago Theatres will once again create a comprehensive Summer Theater Guide that will be available at hotels, theaters, events, and destinations across the Chicago area. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at The Marlowe Studio's May LineupPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at The Marlowe Studio's May Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

A space-travelling dog, eco-activists and more than 100 schoolchildren will all be appearing at The Marlowe Studio, Canterbury, next month. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the shows! (more...)

Photo Flash: Kit Harington Opens in DOCTOR FAUSTUS at Duke of York's TheatrePhoto Flash: Kit Harington Opens in DOCTOR FAUSTUS at Duke of York's Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Apr 26, 2016

Coinciding with the Season 6 premiere of Game of Thrones, Kit Harington opened in the title role of DOCTOR FAUSTUS at Duke of York's Theatre in the West End last night. Jamie Lloyd's contemporary take on Marlowe's play features modern additions by Colin Teevan, replacing the contested middle section, designs by Soutra Kilmour, sound design by Ben and Max Ringham, and movement by Polly Bennett. The cast also includes Jenna Russell as Mephistopheles, Jade Anouka (Wagner), Tom Edden (Good Angel), Danielle Flett (Valdes), Brian Gilligan (Cornelius), Forbes Masson (Lucifer) and Craig Stein (Evil Angel) and ensemble member Gabby Wong. (more...)

Marlowe Theatre Posts Record-Breaking Year with 2015-16 SeasonMarlowe Theatre Posts Record-Breaking Year with 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

A RECORD number of people saw shows at The Marlowe Theatre last year (2015/16). (more...)

BWW Review: DOCTOR FAUSTUS, Duke of York's Theatre, April 21 2016BWW Review: DOCTOR FAUSTUS, Duke of York's Theatre, April 21 2016
by Laura Jones - Apr 26, 2016

Doctor Faustus is arguably Christopher Marlowe's best-loved and most well known play. What would we give to get whatever we wanted? In Marlowe's production, Faustus literally sells his soul to the devil in order to gain knowledge. However Jamie Lloyd's adaptation gives it a more modern twist. (more...)

THE FULL MONTY Announces UK Tour - Gary Lucy, Joe Absolom, Andrew Dunn and More to Lead; Sept. 21THE FULL MONTY Announces UK Tour - Gary Lucy, Joe Absolom, Andrew Dunn and More to Lead; Sept. 21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

The 2016/17 UK Tour of Simon Beaufoy's THE FULL MONTY, which won the UK Theatre Award for Best Touring Production, will begin in Bournemouth on 21 September 2016, finishing at the Sheffield Lyceum on 15 April 2017. (more...)

Rondi Reed & Michael Rabe Join Steppenwolf's VISITING EDNA; Jessie Fisher Completes CONSTELLATIONS CastRondi Reed & Michael Rabe Join Steppenwolf's VISITING EDNA; Jessie Fisher Completes CONSTELLATIONS Cast
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announced today the complete casting for two upcoming productions. Celebrated actress Jessie Fisher (Chicago Shakespeare Theatre's Othello, Once on Broadway) joins ensemble member Jon Michael Hill (CBS's Elementary, Steppenwolf's Superior Donuts) in the Chicago premiere production of Constellations, the moving two-character drama by Nick Payne, directed by artistic producer Jonathan Berry to take place this summer in the Upstairs Theatre (May 26 - July 3, 2016; Press/Opening is June 1 at 7:30pm). (more...)

Review Roundup: DOCTOR FAUSTUS, Starring Kit Harington, Opens in LondonReview Roundup: DOCTOR FAUSTUS, Starring Kit Harington, Opens in London
by Review Roundups - Apr 25, 2016

The Jamie Lloyd Company's production of DOCTOR FAUSTUS is playing an extended run at the Duke of York's Theatre, starring  Kit Harington (Game of Thrones) in the title role, alongside Jenna Russell as Mephistopheles, Jade Anouka (Wagner), Tom Edden (Good Angel), Danielle Flett (Valdes), Brian Gilligan (Cornelius), Forbes Masson(Lucifer), Craig Stein (Evil Angel) and ensemble member Gabby Wong. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 24, 2016BWW's On This Day - April 24, 2016
by - Apr 24, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 24 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 23, 2016BWW's On This Day - April 23, 2016
by - Apr 23, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 23 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

THE JAMES PLAYS Coming to The Marlowe Theatre Next MonthTHE JAMES PLAYS Coming to The Marlowe Theatre Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2016

A THRILLING theatrical experience comes to The Marlowe Theatre next month (May). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at IN THE BAR OF A TOKYO HOTEL at Charing Cross TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at IN THE BAR OF A TOKYO HOTEL at Charing Cross Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

A rare production of IN THE BAR OF A TOKYO HOTEL, one of Williams' most daring and extraordinary plays, is running in only its second London production in the 33 years since his death. IN THE BAR OF A TOKYO HOTEL, directed by Robert Chevara, will run for a 6-week season at Charing Cross Theatre now through Saturday 14 May 2016. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

The Hypocrites to Present JOHANNA FAUSTUS, 5/20-29The Hypocrites to Present JOHANNA FAUSTUS, 5/20-29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

?The Hypocrites will conclude its 2015-16 Season with the world premiere of JOHANNA FAUSTUS, co-adapted by Emily Casey and Artistic Director Sean Graney from Christopher Marlowe's The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus and directed by Graney. JOHANNA FAUSTUS will play a limited engagement May 20 - 29, 2016 at The Den Theatre's Heath Main Stage, 1329 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. Tickets are currently available at www.the-hypocrites.com.  The press opening is Friday, May 20 at 8 pm. (more...)

Check Out The Complete Video Playlist For The Hit Concert Series IF IT ONLY EVEN RUNS A MINUTECheck Out The Complete Video Playlist For The Hit Concert Series IF IT ONLY EVEN RUNS A MINUTE
by Michael Dale - Apr 21, 2016

How many of these great songs do you know from underappreciated musicals? (more...)

CeeLo Green Coming to The Marlowe Theatre in MayCeeLo Green Coming to The Marlowe Theatre in May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

MULTI-award-winning singer CeeLo Green is coming to Canterbury next month (May). (more...)

Steppenwolf Fires Baby Actors From Tracy Letts' MARY PAGE MARLOWESteppenwolf Fires Baby Actors From Tracy Letts' MARY PAGE MARLOWE
by Michael Dale - Apr 15, 2016

Director Anna D. Shapiro felt the use of real babies was taking the audience out of the drama. (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Extends SAINT JOAN and DOCTOR FAUSTUS Through May 1Quintessence Theatre Extends SAINT JOAN and DOCTOR FAUSTUS Through May 1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

Quintessence Theatre Group has announced the extension of its celebrated Devil and Saints Repertory: SAINT JOAN and DOCTOR FAUSTUS, performed in rotating repertory now through May 1. (more...)

NY Salsa Icons Larry Harlow and Marlow Rosado to Celebrate Album Release in Times SquareNY Salsa Icons Larry Harlow and Marlow Rosado to Celebrate Album Release in Times Square
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

?Critically-praised multi-GRAMMY Award winning artists, pianists, composers and orchestra directors, pioneering Salsa icon, Larry Harlow and Two-Time Grammy Award winning talent, Marlow Rosado will electrify New York City with their musical prowess during a landmark performance. (more...)

BWW Review: Steppenwolf's MARY PAGE MARLOWE Struggles to Find Its IdentityBWW Review: Steppenwolf's MARY PAGE MARLOWE Struggles to Find Its Identity
by Elee Schrock - Apr 13, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com Chicago review's Steppenwolf's production of 'Mary Page Marlowe.' (more...)

Blair Underwood, Ruben Santiago-Hudson & More Set for THE DETROIT PROJECT EventsBlair Underwood, Ruben Santiago-Hudson & More Set for THE DETROIT PROJECT Events
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

Native Detroiter and Internationally Awarded Playwright, Actress and Television Writer Dominique Morisseau is returning home with Blair Underwood, Andre Holland and Ruben Santiago-Hudson for a public of event around her cycle of Detroit plays, entitled 'The Detroit Project'. The first acclaimed play in the cycle, DETROIT '67, about the 1967 uprising, is premiering in Detroit May 13-June 5th with the Detroit Public Theatre at the Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center. (more...)

BWW Review: IN THE BAR OF A TOKYO HOTEL, Charing Cross, April 11 2016BWW Review: IN THE BAR OF A TOKYO HOTEL, Charing Cross, April 11 2016
by Gary Naylor - Apr 12, 2016

Gary Naylor sees a play that showcases late Tennessee Williams in an intense examination of a relationship coming towards its natural conclusion. (more...)

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