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BWW Interview: Tony Nominees Nathaniel Parker, Lydia Leonard & Ben Miles Reveal Favorite Part of WOLF HALLBWW Interview: Tony Nominees Nathaniel Parker, Lydia Leonard & Ben Miles Reveal Favorite Part of WOLF HALL
by Richard Ridge - May 8, 2015

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for a filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. Richard Ridge of 'Backstage with Richard Ridge' sat down with 'Wolf Hall: Parts I and II' lead cast members Nathaniel Parker (King Henry VIII), Ben Miles (Thomas Cromwell), and Lydia Leonard (Anne Boleyn) to talk about the play and their careers. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Diary of an Englishman in New York- 'British People Just Sound Smart'BWW Exclusive: Diary of an Englishman in New York- 'British People Just Sound Smart'
by Rufus Wright - May 5, 2015

Follow along as Wright takes us behind the scenes of The Audience's Broadway journey with 'Diary of an Englishman in New York'. Be sure to check back weekly for his latest installments! (more...)

BWW's 'Brush Up On Your TONY Nominees' Guide: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role - PlayBWW's 'Brush Up On Your TONY Nominees' Guide: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role - Play
by Caryn Robbins - May 31, 2015

Leading up to Broadway's biggest night, the 2015 TONY AWARDS, BWW brings you our 'Brush Up On Your TONY Nominees' Guide to this year's nominees in the top categories. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Diary of an Englishman in New York- Voting Myself out of WorkBWW Exclusive: Diary of an Englishman in New York- Voting Myself out of Work
by Rufus Wright - May 26, 2015

Follow along as Wright takes us behind the scenes of The Audience's Broadway journey with 'Diary of an Englishman in New York'. Be sure to check back weekly for his latest installments! (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Diary of an Englishman in New York- Tearful British Actors Witness British General ElectionBWW Exclusive: Diary of an Englishman in New York- Tearful British Actors Witness British General Election
by Rufus Wright - May 19, 2015

Follow along as Wright takes us behind the scenes of The Audience's Broadway journey with 'Diary of an Englishman in New York'. Be sure to check back weekly for his latest installments! (more...)

Everyman Theatre to Stage BLITHE SPIRIT, 5/27-6/28Everyman Theatre to Stage BLITHE SPIRIT, 5/27-6/28
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

Everyman Theatre will wrap up its 2014/15 Season with the hysterical and witty comedy Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward. The production is directed by Everyman Theatre's Founding Artistic Director Vincent M. Lancisi and will run from May 27th through June 28th. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Diary of an Englishman in New York- Trendy New Yorkers Starting To Emulate 18th Century Brits?BWW Exclusive: Diary of an Englishman in New York- Trendy New Yorkers Starting To Emulate 18th Century Brits?
by Rufus Wright - May 12, 2015

Follow along as Wright takes us behind the scenes of The Audience's Broadway journey with 'Diary of an Englishman in New York'. Be sure to check back weekly for his latest installments! (more...)

Arianna Huffington, Cynthia Nixon, Bridget Everett, Dan Band and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 3/22Arianna Huffington, Cynthia Nixon, Bridget Everett, Dan Band and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 3/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its upcoming nightly shows for March 11 - 22, 2015. Details below! (more...)

God Save the Queen! Meet the Full Cast of THE AUDIENCE, Opening Tonight on BroadwayGod Save the Queen! Meet the Full Cast of THE AUDIENCE, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Mar 8, 2015

Academy Award winner Helen Mirren will return to Broadway this spring as Elizabeth II in Peter Morgan's The Audience, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Stephen Daldry. Opening Night is tonight, March 8, 2015; the limited engagement runs through June 28, 2015 at Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. Scroll down to learn more about the company! (more...)

Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca, Anthony Rapp, JOSEPHINE & I and More Set for Joe's Pub, 4/1-12Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca, Anthony Rapp, JOSEPHINE & I and More Set for Joe's Pub, 4/1-12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2015

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its nightly performances, April 1-12, 2015. Details below! (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Diary of an Englishman in New York- You're British? You know Fergie?BWW Exclusive: Diary of an Englishman in New York- You're British? You know Fergie?
by Rufus Wright - Mar 31, 2015

Follow along as Wright takes us behind the scenes of The Audience's Broadway journey with 'Diary of an Englishman in New York'. Be sure to check back weekly for his latest installments! (more...)

Mark Rylance to Star in West End Transfer of FARINELLI AND THE KINGMark Rylance to Star in West End Transfer of FARINELLI AND THE KING
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2015

Shakespeare's Globe and Sonia Friedman Productions are delighted to announce the West End transfer of Claire van Kampen's critically-acclaimed new play Farinelli and the King, directed by John Dove, designed by Jonathan Fensom and starring Mark Rylance (Wolf Hall, Jerusalem, Richard III, Twelfth Night), as King Philippe V of Spain. Sam Crane will once again play the acting role of Farinelli, while the singing role will be reprised by opera star, Iestyn Davies and shared withRupert Enticknap. The rest of the cast will also transfer with Huss Garbiya playing Doctor Jose Cervi, Melody Grove playing Isabella Farnese, Colin Hurley as Metastasio and Edward Peel as De la Cuadra. (more...)

Philadelphia Artists' Collective to Present THE FAIR MAID OF HTE WEST, 4/1-18Philadelphia Artists' Collective to Present THE FAIR MAID OF HTE WEST, 4/1-18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

Guts and glory storm the stage in full leather boots as The Philadelphia Artists' Collective (PAC) embarks on a sweeping adventure tale with Thomas Heywood's The Fair Maid of the West at Broad Street Ministries (315 S. Broad Street). This long-submerged theatrical treasure rides the waves with dashing heroes, treacherous villains, plucky heroines and love on the high seas. Charlotte Northeast directs a well-known cast lead by Barrymore Award winner Rachel Camp as Bess, the Fair Maid of the West who will stop at nothing to be with Adam Altman's Spencer. There's love, danger and enough buffoonery to warm any heart. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Diary of an Englishman in New York-  Not Remotely a TouristBWW Exclusive: Diary of an Englishman in New York- Not Remotely a Tourist
by Rufus Wright - Mar 24, 2015

Follow along as Wright takes us behind the scenes of The Audience's Broadway journey with 'Diary of an Englishman in New York'. Be sure to check back weekly for his latest installments! (more...)

Gavin Creel, Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca and More Set for Joe's Pub, 3/25-4/5Gavin Creel, Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca and More Set for Joe's Pub, 3/25-4/5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2015

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its nightly performances running March 25 - April 5, 2015. Details below! (more...)

Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2015, Spring Edition!Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2015, Spring Edition!
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 22, 2015

In the coming months, Broadway will welcome a fresh crop of productions- many of which will mark the Broadway debuts for a slew of talented actors. Whether they are fresh faces or established stars, these Broadway babies will soon take their very first bows on some of the grandest stages in the world. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Reversal of Fortune' on Next REIGNVIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Reversal of Fortune' on Next REIGN
by - Mar 20, 2015

The CW's REIGN will return with all-new episodes on Thursday April 16th. Below, get a sneak peek at the upcoming episode "Reversal of Fortune." (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Diary of an Englishman in New York-  Relying on Home Alone to Work on Your US AccentBWW Exclusive: Diary of an Englishman in New York- Relying on Home Alone to Work on Your US Accent
by Rufus Wright - Mar 19, 2015

Follow along as Wright takes us behind the scenes of The Audience's Broadway journey with 'Diary of an Englishman in New York'. Be sure to check back weekly for his latest installments! (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Diary of an Englishman in New York-  Opening Night on BroadwayBWW Exclusive: Diary of an Englishman in New York- Opening Night on Broadway
by Rufus Wright - Mar 17, 2015

Follow along as Wright takes us behind the scenes of The Audience's Broadway journey with 'Diary of an Englishman in New York'. Be sure to check back weekly for his latest installments! (more...)

Arianna Huffington, Cynthia Nixon, Daniel Breaker, Chinese Music & More Set for Joe's Pub, 3/18-29Arianna Huffington, Cynthia Nixon, Daniel Breaker, Chinese Music & More Set for Joe's Pub, 3/18-29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances running March 18 - 29, 2015. Details below! (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Tempting Fate' Episode of The CW's REIGNVIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Tempting Fate' Episode of The CW's REIGN
by - Mar 13, 2015

Below, get a sneak peek at the next episode of The CW's REIGN titled "Tempting Fate" REIGN airs Thursdays, 9/8c on The CW. (more...)

Valley's Got Talent Now Accepting Entries for 2015Valley's Got Talent Now Accepting Entries for 2015
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2015

Valley's Got Talent, the popular community talent contest that debuted in 2010 as a fundraiser for the non-profit Gallo Center for the Arts, is now accepting contestant applications for its sixth annual event. Valley's Got Talent is co-presented by The Modesto Bee. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of JOSEPHINE AND I at the Public TheaterPhoto Coverage: Inside Opening Night of JOSEPHINE AND I at the Public Theater
by Walter McBride - Mar 11, 2015

The New York premiere of JOSEPHINE AND I opened at the Public Theater last night, March 10. Written by Olivier nominated actress and writer Cush Jumbo, and directed by Phyllida Lloyd, JOSEPHINE AND I runs through Sunday, April 5 at Joe's Pub at The Public. Check out pictures from opening night below! (more...)

Cast Set for Signature Theatre's SIMPLY SONDHEIM World Premiere, Beginning Next MonthCast Set for Signature Theatre's SIMPLY SONDHEIM World Premiere, Beginning Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2015

Virginia's Signature Theatre is proud to announce the full cast for Simply Sondheim, the world premiere special event celebrating Stephen Sondheim and Signature Theatre's special partnership over the last 25 years. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Diary of an Englishman in New York, with THE AUDIENCE's Rufus Wright!BWW Exclusive: Diary of an Englishman in New York, with THE AUDIENCE's Rufus Wright!
by Rufus Wright - Mar 10, 2015

Academy Award winner Helen Mirren returns to Broadway as Elizabeth II in Peter Morgan's The Audience, which just opened at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. Playing one of Her Majesty's twelve Prime Ministers is Rufus Wright, who takes his audience with the Queen nightly as the UK's current PM, David Cameron. Follow along as Wright takes us behind the scenes of The Audience's Broadway journey with 'Diary of an Englishman in New York'. Be sure to check back weekly for his latest installments! (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Diary of an Englishman in New York- Tony NightBWW Exclusive: Diary of an Englishman in New York- Tony Night
by Rufus Wright - Jun 9, 2015

Follow along as Wright takes us behind the scenes of The Audience's Broadway journey with 'Diary of an Englishman in New York'. Be sure to check back weekly for his latest installments! (more...)

In the Spotlight Series: Meet the 2015 Tony Nominees - Ben MilesIn the Spotlight Series: Meet the 2015 Tony Nominees - Ben Miles
by Walter McBride - Jun 6, 2015

Just weeks ago, the 2015 Tony nominees gathered to meet the press and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big day. Throughout the month, we will continue our Tonys coverage by bringing you exclusive photos by acclaimed photographer Walter McBride! Below, meet Ben Miles, Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play nominee for Wolf Hall: Parts 1 & 2. (more...)

Micah Stock, Emma Myles & More Set for White Heron Theatre's Reading of THE HARVESTMicah Stock, Emma Myles & More Set for White Heron Theatre's Reading of THE HARVEST
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2015

The White Heron Theatre Company today announced the cast for the reading of Samuel Hunter's new play, The Harvest, July 1 and 2 at 8 pm, at the Dreamland Theatre in Nantucket. The cast includes actors from Orange is the New Black, Ironwood, Mildred Pierce, Boardwalk Empire and the Sopranos not to mention numerous Broadway plays and projects including a Tony nomination for Its Only a Play. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Diary of an Englishman in New York- You Took the Town, MateBWW Exclusive: Diary of an Englishman in New York- You Took the Town, Mate
by Rufus Wright - Jun 23, 2015

Academy Award winner Helen Mirren returns to Broadway as Elizabeth II in Peter Morgan's The Audience, which just opened at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. Playing one of Her Majesty's twelve Prime Ministers is Rufus Wright, who takes his audience with the Queen nightly as the UK's current PM, David Cameron. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the Nominees- WOLF HALL's Ben Miles- 'I'm Really, Really, Really Excited!'BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the Nominees- WOLF HALL's Ben Miles- 'I'm Really, Really, Really Excited!'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 2, 2015

We are yet another day closer to the biggest night on every theatre-lover's calendar- the 69th Annual Tony Awards, which will be co-hosted by Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming on Sunday, June 7 (8PM on CBS). Earlier this month, the 2015 Tony nominees gathered to meet the press and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big day. Below, we bring you an exclusive interview with Ben Miles, Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play nominee for Wolf Hall: Parts 1 & 2. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Diary of an Englishman in New York- A Visit from the ClintonsBWW Exclusive: Diary of an Englishman in New York- A Visit from the Clintons
by Rufus Wright - Jun 2, 2015

Follow along as Wright takes us behind the scenes of The Audience's Broadway journey with 'Diary of an Englishman in New York'. Be sure to check back weekly for his latest installments! (more...)

Ustinov Studio Sets Autumn 2015 SeasonUstinov Studio Sets Autumn 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2015

The Ustinov Studio, Bath is delighted to announce its autumn 2015 season, which features two rarely-performed French masterpieces of farce, Eugene Marin Labiche's MONSIEUR POPULAR directed by Jeremy Sams and Georges Feydeau's THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY directed by Laurence Boswell. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Diary of an Englishman in New York- We Can Hear You...BWW Exclusive: Diary of an Englishman in New York- We Can Hear You...
by Rufus Wright - Jun 16, 2015

Academy Award winner Helen Mirren returns to Broadway as Elizabeth II in Peter Morgan's The Audience, which just opened at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. Playing one of Her Majesty's twelve Prime Ministers is Rufus Wright, who takes his audience with the Queen nightly as the UK's current PM, David Cameron. (more...)

Tammy Blanchard, John Benjamin Hickey & More to Star in Lincoln Center Theater's DADA WOOF PAPA HOTTammy Blanchard, John Benjamin Hickey & More to Star in Lincoln Center Theater's DADA WOOF PAPA HOT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Lincoln Center Theater has announced that Tammy Blanchard, Patrick Breen, John Benjamin Hickey, Alex Hurt, Kellie Overbey, John Pankow, and Stephen Plunkett will comprise the cast of its upcoming production of  DADA WOOF PAPA HOT, a new play by Peter Parnell, to be directed by Scott Ellis.  DADA WOOF PAPA HOT begins performances Thursday, October 15 and opens on Monday, November 9 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

THE TALENTED MISTER RIPLEY Set for  Greenwich TheatreTHE TALENTED MISTER RIPLEY Set for Greenwich Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2015

One man's fascination with The Talented Mr Ripley is bringing the captivating story to the stage at Greenwich Theatre in September after great reviews and audience reaction at the New Diorama Theatre in Euston earlier this year. (more...)

SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE & More Set for Stratford Festival's 2016 SeasonSHAKESPEARE IN LOVE & More Set for Stratford Festival's 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

With the world marking the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare in 2016, Stratford Festival Artistic Director Antoni Cimolino has planned a number of exciting projects in honour of the occasion. (more...)

Beneath Every History, Another History! Meet the Full Cast of WOLF HALL: PARTS 1 & 2, Opening Tonight on BroadwayBeneath Every History, Another History! Meet the Full Cast of WOLF HALL: PARTS 1 & 2, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 9, 2015

The Broadway transfer of The Royal Shakespeare Company's Wolf Hall: Parts 1 & 2 began previews on March 20, 2015 at the Winter Garden Theatre, with an opening set for tonight, April 9, 2015. Scroll down to learn more about the cast, plus watch interviews with the company! (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Diary of an Englishman in New York- You say potato, I say pot-artoBWW Exclusive: Diary of an Englishman in New York- You say potato, I say pot-arto
by Rufus Wright - Apr 7, 2015

Follow along as Wright takes us behind the scenes of The Audience's Broadway journey with 'Diary of an Englishman in New York'. Be sure to check back weekly for his latest installments! (more...)

N.C. Symphony to Perform A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 5/7-9N.C. Symphony to Perform A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 5/7-9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2015

North Carolina Symphony Music Director Grant Llewellyn will lead the orchestra, members of UNC-Chapel Hill's Carolina Choir, and an outstanding cast of actors, directed by University of North Carolina School of the Arts Dean of Drama Carl Forsman, in a theatrical / symphonic presentation of William Shakespeare's most popular comedy, A Midsummer Night's Dream. The performances will take place Thursday, May 7, at 7:30 p.m., in Memorial Hall on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and again on Friday and Saturday, May 8-9, at 8 p.m., in Meymandi Concert Hall in downtown Raleigh. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 4/29/2015 - Criss in HEDWIG, McDonald at Carnegie and More!WAKE UP with BWW 4/29/2015 - Criss in HEDWIG, McDonald at Carnegie and More!
by Jessica Showers - Apr 29, 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 gets a new HEDWIG, Audra lights up Carnegie Hall and more! (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Diary of an Englishman in New York- Selfishly Taking Our Clothes Off For The Greater GoodBWW Exclusive: Diary of an Englishman in New York- Selfishly Taking Our Clothes Off For The Greater Good
by Rufus Wright - Apr 28, 2015

Follow along as Wright takes us behind the scenes of The Audience's Broadway journey with 'Diary of an Englishman in New York'. Be sure to check back weekly for his latest installments! (more...)

Photo Flash: Milagro Presents the Portland Premiere of AMERICAN NIGHT: THE BALLAD OF JUAN JOSEPhoto Flash: Milagro Presents the Portland Premiere of AMERICAN NIGHT: THE BALLAD OF JUAN JOSE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2015

Milagro is thrilled to present the Portland premiere of American Night: The Ballad of Juan Jose. The wild odyssey of American Night: The Ballad of Juan Jose by the acclaimed Latino actor, writer and filmmaker Richard Montoya, member of the comedy troupe Culture Clash, features a multi-talented and diverse cast of ten actors all under the visionary directing style of the award-wining Elizabeth Huffman (Oedipus el Rey, Mary Stuart), wrapping up Milagro's 31st season of premieres. Check out photos of the show below! (more...)

Scoop: REIGN - *Season Finale* on THE CW - Thursday, May 14, 2015Scoop: REIGN - *Season Finale* on THE CW - Thursday, May 14, 2015
by TV Scoop - Apr 23, 2015

Get all the scoop on REIGN - *Season Finale*, airing on THE CW on Thursday, May 14, 2015! (more...)

Russian Revolution! Meet the Full Cast of DOCTOR ZHIVAGO, Opening Tonight on BroadwayRussian Revolution! Meet the Full Cast of DOCTOR ZHIVAGO, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 21, 2015

DOCTOR ZHIVAGO officially opens at the Broadway Theatre tonight, April 21, 2015. Scroll down to learn more about the company and watch interviews with the cast! (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Diary of an Englishman in New York- Crossing the RoadBWW Exclusive: Diary of an Englishman in New York- Crossing the Road
by Rufus Wright - Apr 21, 2015

Follow along as Wright takes us behind the scenes of The Audience's Broadway journey with 'Diary of an Englishman in New York'. Be sure to check back weekly for his latest installments! (more...)

Factory 449 to Stage CLOSET LAND, 4/17-5/10Factory 449 to Stage CLOSET LAND, 4/17-5/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

Factory 449: a theatre collective, coming off four 2015 Helen Hayes Award nominations for its production of Jessica Dickey's The Amish Project, presents CLOSET LAND by Radha Bharadwaj (Basil). Directed by Helen Hayes Award-winner Rick Hammerly and featuring Factory 449 Company Members Sara Barker and David Lamont Wilson, CLOSET LAND performs April 17 to May 10, 2015 at Anacostia Arts Center (1231 Good Hope Road, SE). (more...)

THE FUNFAIR to Launch HOME's New Space, May 14-June 13; Cast Announced!THE FUNFAIR to Launch HOME's New Space, May 14-June 13; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

Director Walter Meierjohann has announced the cast of the world premiere of The Funfair, the first HOME production in its brand new home at First Street in Manchester. An adaptation by Olivier Award-winning playwright Simon Stephens of Ödon von Horvath's classic 1932 play Kasimir and Karoline, the production features a cast of 13 actors and actor-musicians. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Diary of an Englishman in New York- How long has it taken YOU to get to Broadway?BWW Exclusive: Diary of an Englishman in New York- How long has it taken YOU to get to Broadway?
by Rufus Wright - Apr 14, 2015

Follow along as Wright takes us behind the scenes of The Audience's Broadway journey with 'Diary of an Englishman in New York'. Be sure to check back weekly for his latest installments! (more...)

BWW Invite: Attend SAG Foundation Career Conversations with Company of WOLF HALLBWW Invite: Attend SAG Foundation Career Conversations with Company of WOLF HALL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2015

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for a filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. On April 17th, 2015 (2pm to 3:30pm), please join us for a career Conversations at The New School-Auditorium on 12th Street (66 West 12th Street), with Wolf Hall: Parts I and II lead cast members Nathaniel Parker (King Henry VIII), Ben Miles (Thomas Cromwell), Lydia Leonard (Anne Boleyn) and Director Jeremy Herrin and moderated by Broadway World's Richard Ridge of 'Backstage with Richard Ridge!' (more...)

Berkeley Rep to Close Season with ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS, Begin. 5/8Berkeley Rep to Close Season with ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS, Begin. 5/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2015

Berkeley Repertory Theatre will conclude its 48th season with Richard Bean's internationally acclaimed One Man, Two Guvnors, a sassy update of Carlo Goldoni's classic knee-slapper, The Servant of Two Masters. Set in 1963 Brighton, England, One Man, Two Guvnors is a brilliantly delicious mash-up of splendid comedy, British pantomime, and music-hall revues. The uproarious plot features a disarming and doltish Francis Henshall who finds himself trapped by farce into working for two bosses - who are connected in wildly improbable ways. He just has to keep them from discovering each other. Inspired insanity, high-low antics, and nimble wordplay ensue - all backed by live musicians paying homage to rockabilly and a certain Fab Four. Directed by David Ivers - artistic director of the Utah Shakespeare Festival - and with songs by Grant Olding, One Man, Two Guvnors is a riotous blast complete with a colorful cast of characters in a topsy-turvy world of love triangles and mistaken identities. It previews on Friday May 8, 2015, opens on Friday, May 15, 2015, and plays through Sunday June 21, 2015. Press night for One Man, Two Guvnors will be held on Friday, May 15, 2015. Individual tickets start at $29 and can be purchased by phone at (510) 647-2949 or online at berkeleyrep.org. (more...)

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