BWW's On This Day - May 7, 2016
by - May 7, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 7 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

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 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 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 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 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's On This Day - May 29, 2016
by - May 29, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 29 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - May 28, 2016
by - May 28, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 28 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

The Marlowe Studio Sets June Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

CAPTAIN Scott, Bing Crosby and Ross and Rachel all feature at The Marlowe Studio, Canterbury, next month (June). (more...)

GUYS AND DOLLS to Play The Marlowe Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

THE ACCLAIMED West End production of Guys And Dolls is coming to The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury. (more...)

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE Returns to Regent's Park Open Air Theatre Starring Felicity Montagu; UK Tour to Follow
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

Following sell-out performances in 2013, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's acclaimed production of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, adapted for the stage by Simon Reade, returns this year to close the 2016 Summer Season ahead of a major UK Tour in September. Opening at the Churchill Theatre, Bromley, the tour will then visit Norwich, Cambridge, Salford, Leicester, Woking, Truro, Birmingham and Richmond, with further dates in 2017. There will be a press night at the Churchill Theatre, Bromley on Thursday 22 September at 7.30pm. (more...)

NY Public Library's Technical Assistant Suzanne Lipkin on Shakespeare's Promptbooks
by NYPL for the Performing Arts - May 24, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com continues our exclusive content series, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, which delves into the library's unparalleled archives, and resources. Below, check out a piece by Suzanne Lipkin, Library Technical Assistant III, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts on: Shakespeare's Promptbooks. (more...)

THRILLER LIVE Coming to The Marlowe Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

Direct from London's West End, Thriller Live is the story of Michael Jackson's 45-year musical career. From pop to rock, soul to disco, the cast and live band pay homage to his legendary live performances and innovative dance moves. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - May 22, 2016
by - May 22, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 22 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - May 21, 2016
by - May 21, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 21 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

LET IT BE to Bring the Beatles to The Marlowe Theatre This June
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

The biggest tour of LET IT BE, the show that celebrates the music of The Beatles, comes to The Marlowe Theatre next month (June). (more...)

GANGSTA GRANNY Coming to The Marlowe Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

DAVID Walliams' most popular book has been made into a stage show and comes to The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, next month (June). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at The Hypocrites' JOHANNA FAUSTUS World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 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 now through May 29, 2016 at The Den Theatre's Heath Main Stage, 1329 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. The press opening is tonight, May 20 at 8 pm, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Food 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, 2016
by - May 2, 2016

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

VIDEO: First Look - TNT Hath Bestowed a Greenlight on New Shakespeare-Inspired Drama WILL
by TV News Desk - May 18, 2016

TNT has ordered 10 episodes of WILL, a brand new drama that tells the wild story of young William Shakespeare, played by newcomer Laurie Davidson. (more...)

Mason And Cleo Model Grand Opening Celebration At Playa Vista On May 21
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

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The Marlowe Theatre to Take MOBILE on the Road
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

Mobile is an inventive and intimate show about class, family, aspiration and belonging. For an audience of just nine people at a time, it is based on personal testimonies collected in community workshops . (more...)

BWW's On This Day - May 14, 2016
by - May 14, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 14 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

New Play FABRIC Will Tour the UK This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

A powerful new play by Abi Zakarian will set out on a UK tour this Summer starring Nancy Sullivan. (more...)

Miles Jupp to Launch UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

Astronauts. Regrets. The sexes. Social Media. Hipsters. Poo. Rage. Medicine. Manners. Identity. Lost stuff. Other stuff. (more...)

BWW'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...)

Kit 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, 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 23-29
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 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. 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
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 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 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 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 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. 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 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 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, 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, 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 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 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, 5/20-29
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 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 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 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 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 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...)

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