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Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of WDMC and Queens Shakespeare's ROMEO & JULIETPhoto Flash: Meet the Cast of WDMC and Queens Shakespeare's ROMEO & JULIET
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2014

What Dreams May Co., in association with Queens Shakespeare Inc., presents Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare, directed By Chris Rivera, running December 4-20, 2014. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast! (more...)

'DISCORD' Extends Again Through Dec 7 at the Geffen Playhouse'DISCORD' Extends Again Through Dec 7 at the Geffen Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2014

The Geffen Playhouse production of The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord, is extending again, now through December 7. The production, in the Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater at the Geffen Playhouse, is written by Scott Carter, executive producer and writer for Bill Maher's Politically Incorrect and Real Time. (more...)

Real or Not Real? Meet the Full Cast of THE REAL THING, Opening Tonight on Broadway!Real or Not Real? Meet the Full Cast of THE REAL THING, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Oct 30, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company presents Tom Stoppard's Tony Award-winning play, The Real Thing, starring Ewan McGregor as 'Henry' and Maggie Gyllenhaal as 'Annie' in their Broadway debuts; Cynthia Nixon as 'Charlotte' and Josh Hamilton as 'Max.' The Real Thing officially opens tonight, October 30, 2014 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway. Scroll down to learn more about the full cast and watch interviews with the company below! (more...)

Huntington Theatre Company to Dim Marquee Lights in Honor of Former Mayor Thomas M. MeninoHuntington Theatre Company to Dim Marquee Lights in Honor of Former Mayor Thomas M. Menino
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2014

Upon hearing the news of Former Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino's death, Huntington Theatre Company Managing Director Michael Maso issued the following statement: (more...)

Ben Carlson to Lead Chicago Shakespeare's PERICLES; David H. Bell to DirectBen Carlson to Lead Chicago Shakespeare's PERICLES; David H. Bell to Direct
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2014

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) announces today the casting and creative team for William Shakespeare's riveting odyssey Pericles, staged by CST veteran director David H. Bell and featuring Stratford Festival company member Ben Carlson in the title role. (more...)

Everyman Theatre Announces Vivienne Shub Memorial FundEveryman Theatre Announces Vivienne Shub Memorial Fund
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

Everyman Theatre has announced the new Vivienne Shub Memorial Fund for Education and Access to Theatre. The Fund was established in memory of Vivienne Shub, a member of Everyman Theatre's Resident Company who passed away in September at the age of 95. The Fund was announced at Everyman's Memorial for the legendary actress on Monday, September 20th. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Becky Ann Baker, Zoe Winters and More in Alliance Theatre's STEEL MAGNOLIASPhoto Flash: First Look at Becky Ann Baker, Zoe Winters and More in Alliance Theatre's STEEL MAGNOLIAS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

STEEL MAGNOLIAS began performances on Tuesday, October 22, 2014 and officially opens tonight, Wednesday, October 29, 2014, starring Becky Ann Baker, Beth Broderick, Mary Pat Gleason, Deirdre Lovejoy, Sarah Stiles and Zoe Winters in a strictly limited engagement at the Alliance Theatre (1280 Peachtree Street). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Alliance Theatre's STEEL MAGNOLIAS, Starring Becky Ann Baker and Sarah Stiles, Opens Tonight in AtlantaAlliance Theatre's STEEL MAGNOLIAS, Starring Becky Ann Baker and Sarah Stiles, Opens Tonight in Atlanta
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

The Alliance Theatre starry production of Robert Harling's STEEL MAGNOLIAS opens tonight, October 29, 2014. The quintessential story of family and friendship, this moving Southern classic tells the story of six complex women sharing life's ups and downs in the safe-haven created in a home beauty salon. (more...)

Mine is Yours Theatre Company to Stage R&J at Theatre of NOTE, 11/7-16Mine is Yours Theatre Company to Stage R&J at Theatre of NOTE, 11/7-16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

Mine is Yours Theatre Company presents R&J, a gender-reversed Romeo and Juliet, at Theatre of NOTE in Hollywood for two weekends only! Playing November 7-16th, 2014. (more...)

Stage & Screen Actress Elizabeth Norment Dies at 61Stage & Screen Actress Elizabeth Norment Dies at 61
by TV News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

Stage and screen actress Elizabeth Norment, who most recently appeared in Netflix's HOUSE OF CARDS, has died at the age of 61, according to the Los Angeles Times. (more...)

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre Confirms 2015 Season - PETER PAN, THE SEAGULL and More!Regent's Park Open Air Theatre Confirms 2015 Season - PETER PAN, THE SEAGULL and More!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre has confirmed that J.M. Barrie's original stage play of Peter Pan will open its 2015 season (15 May - 14 June 2015). This will be followed by The Seagull (19 June - 11 July) and Seven Brides for Seven Brothers(16 July - 29 August). Following sell-out performances in 2011, Timothy Sheader's production of William Golding's Lord of the Flies will then return to the Open Air Theatre (3 - 12 September) to conclude the 2015 season, prior to a major UK tour. (more...)

John Tiffany-Helmed LET THE RIGHT ONE IN to Make American Debut at St. Ann's Warehouse This WinterJohn Tiffany-Helmed LET THE RIGHT ONE IN to Make American Debut at St. Ann's Warehouse This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2014

St. Ann's Warehouse welcomes back the National Theatre of Scotland, director John Tiffany and associate director Steven Hoggett for the American Premiere of Let the Right One In, which Jack Thorne adapted for the stage from John Ajvide Lindqvist's novel and screenplay, and which garnered tremendous acclaim on London's West End earlier this year. (more...)

Against the Grain to Premiere SHELTERED at the Tabard Theatre, Nov 18-Dec 6Against the Grain to Premiere SHELTERED at the Tabard Theatre, Nov 18-Dec 6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2014

Against the Grain Theatre Company presents the World Premiere of SHELTERED, a dark satire about the homeless and the heartless, packed with action, thrills and laughs for the festive season. Performances run Tuesday 18 November - Saturday 6 December 2014 at The Tabard Theatre, London. (more...)

Tony Winner Mark Rylance to Star in Spielberg's Adaptation of Roald Dahl's THE BFGTony Winner Mark Rylance to Star in Spielberg's Adaptation of Roald Dahl's THE BFG
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2014

DreamWorks Studios announced today that three-time Tony Award winner and two-time Olivier Award winner Mark Rylance has been cast as the title character in "The BFG." (more...)

Seline Hizli Completes WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN CastSeline Hizli Completes WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN Cast
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

Seline Hizli completes the cast for Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown joining the previously announced Tamsin Greig, Haydn Gwynne, Jerome Pradon, Anna Skellern, Ricardo Afonso, Haydn Oakley and Willemijn Verkaik. Additional cast includes Marianne Benedict, Holly James, Michael Matus, Rebecca McKinnis, Sarah Moyle, Alastair Natkiel, Nuno Queimado and Dale Rapley. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Shakespeare's Globe Theatre Presents KING LEAR at the Broad Stage in Santa MonicaBWW Reviews: Shakespeare's Globe Theatre Presents KING LEAR at the Broad Stage in Santa Monica
by Shari Barrett - Nov 6, 2014

The several intertwined stories about characters motivated by the seven deadly sins and shocking scenes of excessive cruelty and suffering (especially the violent blinding of Gloucester, Lear's descent into madness, the raging storm, and the tragic death of Cordelia), make KING LEAR a profound exploration of the human condition in all its extremes and complexities. And when well performed by actors who fully comprehend the psyche of their character as well as the meaning of Shakespeare's vocabulary, brilliance happens. (more...)

THE VORTEX to Play Matrix Theatre, 11/13-12/14THE VORTEX to Play Matrix Theatre, 11/13-12/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

Noel Coward's rarely produced first hit show, updated to the Swinging Sixties, returns with the original director and cast at the Matrix Theatre. (more...)

Shakespeare on the Sound to Present LET'S PLAY SHAKESPEARE, 12/12Shakespeare on the Sound to Present LET'S PLAY SHAKESPEARE, 12/12
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

Shakespeare on the Sound reaches down through the centuries to introduce the enduring and timeless themes of The Bard in premiering the 2015 version of 'Let's Play Shakespeare' Dec. 12 (Friday) at 3:30 p.m. in the Moose Room of the Rowayton Community Center (33 Highland Ave.). (more...)

Writers Theatre Extends ISAAC'S EYE Through 12/21Writers Theatre Extends ISAAC'S EYE Through 12/21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma announce an extension of the Midwest Premiere of Isaac's Eye by Lucas Hnath, directed by Artistic Director Michael Halberstam. The show, which began performances on September 2, will now play through December 21, 2014, at Books on Vernon, 664 Vernon Ave, Glencoe. (more...)

Watch Shakespeare from Home; Shakespeare's Globe Launches On-Demand GLOBE PLAYERWatch Shakespeare from Home; Shakespeare's Globe Launches On-Demand GLOBE PLAYER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

Shakespeare's Globe today launches Globe Player, a brand new online platform offering full-length HD films of over 50 Shakespeare productions at the Globe to rent or buy. (more...)

BWW Interview: Director Extraordinaire Jack O'Brien Previews His 54 Below Show!BWW Interview: Director Extraordinaire Jack O'Brien Previews His 54 Below Show!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

On November 7 and 8 (9:30PM), director extraordinaire Jack O'Brien will bring his new show to 54 Below, titled 'I've Still Got My Health, So What Do I Care?' Come join O'Brien for a Diamond Jubilee Celebration of a life lived on and off the stage. Tales from Hamlet to Hairspray. Selections from Cole Porter to James Taylor. Stories, songs with an occasional A flat and a surprise guest or two. Directed by Scott Wittman with Musical Director Dan Lipton. For tickets, visit: http://54below.com. O'Brien recently chatted with BroadwayWorld about the upcoming show and you can check out what he had to say below! (more...)

Tony Winning Choreographer Donald Saddler Dies at 94Tony Winning Choreographer Donald Saddler Dies at 94
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

Tony Award winning choreographer Donald Saddler passed away at The Actors Home in New Jersey on Sunday, Nov. 2, BroadwayWorld has confirmed. He was 94. (more...)

Rupert Goold's MERCHANT OF VENICE Production Announces Full CastRupert Goold's MERCHANT OF VENICE Production Announces Full Cast
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2014

Full casting is today announced for Rupert Goold's The Merchant of Venice at the Almeida Theatre. Former Almeida Artistic Director Ian McDiarmid will play Shylock alongside Susannah Fielding and Scott Handy, who reprise their roles as Portia and Antonio. The company includes Vinta Morgan, Vincenzo Nicoli, Finlay Robertson, Raphael Sowole, Tim Steed, Jonathan Tafler, Anthony Welsh, Tom Weston-Jones and original RSC cast members Jamie Beamish, Rebecca Brewer, Caroline Martin and Emily Plumtree. (more...)

Ian McDiarmid, Susannah Fielding & More to Star in THE MERCHANT OF VENICE at the Almeida TheatreIan McDiarmid, Susannah Fielding & More to Star in THE MERCHANT OF VENICE at the Almeida Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2014

Full casting is today announced for Rupert Goold's The Merchant of Venice at the Almeida Theatre. Former Almeida Artistic Director Ian McDiarmid will play Shylock alongside Susannah Fielding and Scott Handy, who reprise their roles as Portia and Antonio. The company includes Vinta Morgan, Vincenzo Nicoli, Finlay Robertson, Raphael Sowole, Tim Steed, Jonathan Tafler, Anthony Welsh, Tom Weston-Jones and original RSC cast members Jamie Beamish, Rebecca Brewer, Caroline Martin and Emily Plumtree. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Washington Stage Guild's PENPhoto Flash: First Look at Washington Stage Guild's PEN
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2014

The Washington Stage Guild begins its 2014-15 Season of Love and/or Marriage with the Washington area premiere of PEN by David Marshall Grant, playing October 30 through November 23. In the production directed by Kasi Campbell, a divorced couple wrangle over their college-bound son's future, and while the boy's life is about to change, he and his mother undergo perplexing changes themselves. It's 1969, the end of a turbulent decade, and the turmoil in the country is only one factor as Matt and his parents struggle to stay connected. The bonds of a family some would call broken, expressed in Grant's sharp and pointed dialogue, made this funny, touching play an off-Broadway hit. (more...)

2014 BroadwayWorld Milwaukee Awards Update 11/25 - Doug Clemons Gobbling Up Competition!2014 BroadwayWorld Milwaukee Awards Update 11/25 - Doug Clemons Gobbling Up Competition!
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 25, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Milwaukee, WI Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of November 25th. (more...)

Awards 2014 - Two Days To Go! A Look Back At Past WinnersAwards 2014 - Two Days To Go! A Look Back At Past Winners
by Carrie Dunn - Nov 25, 2014

The 2014 BWW:UK Award winners will be announced on Thursday - so we thought it's about time we looked back at the previous years! (more...)

The Shakespeare Theatre Company Presents William Shakespeare's THE TEMPESTThe Shakespeare Theatre Company Presents William Shakespeare's THE TEMPEST
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2014

The Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) continues its 2014-2015 mainstage season with one of William Shakespeare's late masterpieces,The Tempest. STC Affiliated Artist Ethan McSweeny, following his imaginative production of A Midsummer Night's Dream two seasons ago, applies his flair for visual panache to The Tempest, in which sprites, goddesses and fools hold court. The Tempest will play at the Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from December 2, 2014-January 11, 2015. (more...)

Shakespeare's Globe's KING LEAR, Starring Joseph Marcell, Comes to Seattle This WeekShakespeare's Globe's KING LEAR, Starring Joseph Marcell, Comes to Seattle This Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2014

STG Presents Shakespeare's Globe Theatre: King Lear at The Moore Theatre on November 25 and 26, 2014. (more...)

The Arc Theatre Sets TOP GIRLS for January 15 - February 8, 2015 at The Den TheatreThe Arc Theatre Sets TOP GIRLS for January 15 - February 8, 2015 at The Den Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

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Unicorn Theatre to Stage I'LL EAT YOU LAST: A CHAT WITH SUE MENGERSUnicorn Theatre to Stage I'LL EAT YOU LAST: A CHAT WITH SUE MENGERS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

I'll Eat You Last: A Chat with Sue Mengers is a one-woman play about a ground-breaking Hollywood agent. For more than 20 years, Sue Mengers' clients were the biggest names in show business, and her dinner parties were the envy of Hollywood. Now, you're invited into her glamorous Beverly Hills home for an evening of dish, dirty secrets and all the inside showbiz details only Sue can tell you. Warning: This play contains profanity from a hard-drinking, pot-smoking catty Hollywood gossip! Sue had the scoop on all of her "twinkly" clients: Barbra Streisand, Faye Dunaway, Burt Reynolds, Ali MacGraw, Gene Hackman, Cher, Candice Bergen, Ryan O'Neal, Nick Nolte, Mike Nichols, Gore Vidal, Bob Fosse and more! (more...)

Official: HELLO/GOODBYE and STEVIE Set for Hampstead Theatre's 2015 SeasonOfficial: HELLO/GOODBYE and STEVIE Set for Hampstead Theatre's 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

Hampstead Theatre has announced its two main stage plays for New Year 2015. HELLO/GOODBYE by Peter Souter tranfers to the Main Stage from Downstairs, starring Shaun Evans and Miranda Raison, and STEVIE by Hugh Whitemore, will star Zoe Wanamaker. Details below! (more...)

Tonya Pinkins, Trezana Beverley & More Star Yale Rep's WAR, Beginning TonightTonya Pinkins, Trezana Beverley & More Star Yale Rep's WAR, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

Yale Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of WAR by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, running tonight, November 21, through December 13 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street). (more...)

'DISCORD' Extends Again Through Dec 21 at the Geffen Playhouse'DISCORD' Extends Again Through Dec 21 at the Geffen Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

The Geffen Playhouse production of The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord, is extending for a third time, now through December 21, 2014. The production, in the Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater at the Geffen Playhouse, is written by Scott Carter, executive producer and writer for Bill Maher's Politically Incorrect and Real Time. (more...)

Zoe Wanamaker-Led STEVIE to Transfer to the Hampstead This Spring?Zoe Wanamaker-Led STEVIE to Transfer to the Hampstead This Spring?
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

Chichester Festival 2014 opened with a major revival of Hugh Whitemore's award-winning glimpse into the unconventional life of celebrated English poet and novelist Stevie Smith. STEVIE, starring Zoe Wanamaker, is now up for a transfer to the Hampstead Theatre this March, according to a Tweet from the Daily Mail. Jonathan Church will direct. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre to Present SOMETHING MERRY THIS WAY COMES, 12/15Shakespeare Theatre to Present SOMETHING MERRY THIS WAY COMES, 12/15
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

Something Merry This Way Comes, the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's specially crafted antidote to the holiday glitz and commercialism, returns this season on Monday, December 15th, at 7:30pm at the F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre, 36 Madison Avenue in Madison. Tickets are $40 and can be purchased online at ?www.ShakespeareNJ.org or by phone by calling the Shakespeare Theatre Box Office at 973-408-5600. (more...)

TN Shakespeare Company's TWELFTH NIGHT Notoriously Fabulous at the DixonTN Shakespeare Company's TWELFTH NIGHT Notoriously Fabulous at the Dixon
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

Inspired by both titles of William Shakespeare's popular, musical comedy, Tennessee Shakespeare Company (TSC), the Mid-South's professional classical theatre, continues its seventh season of plays with a turn-of-the-century musical hall production of Twelfth Night, or What You Will. (more...)

Milwaukee Repertory Theater's A CHRISTMAS CAROL to Run 12/2-24Milwaukee Repertory Theater's A CHRISTMAS CAROL to Run 12/2-24
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2014

Milwaukee Repertory Theater brings its uplifting production of Charles Dickens' beloved holiday classic A Christmas Carol to The Pabst Theater this December. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at 'SPELLING BEE' at CT RepPhoto Flash: First Look at 'SPELLING BEE' at CT Rep
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2014

What do you get when you throw six quirky kids bubbling with adolescence, three frazzled school administrators trying to relive their glory days, a live band, and four new audience members each night into a spelling bee? Magic. Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) will present The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee onstage at the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre tomorrow, November 20th, through December 7th. Winner of Drama Desk, Lucille Lortel, Theatre World and Tony Awards in 2005, Spelling Bee will delight audiences. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company to Present PETER AND THE STARCATCHER, 12/5-20Pioneer Theatre Company to Present PETER AND THE STARCATCHER, 12/5-20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2014

Pioneer Theatre Company presents the Tony Award-winning play Peter and the Starcatcher, December 5 through December 20, 2014. (more...)

Brown/Trinity Rep MFA Programs to Present IN THE ROOM, OR THE VIBRATOR PLAYBrown/Trinity Rep MFA Programs to Present IN THE ROOM, OR THE VIBRATOR PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2014

The Brown University/Trinity Repertory MFA Program is thrilled to present Brown alum Sarah Ruhl's Tony Award-nominated play. In the Next Room, or The Vibrator Play, directed by Flordelino Lagundino ('15), which opens December 4th. The play explores the way late-nineteenth century society viewed sexuality, femininity and technology. In the Next Room will run from December 4-13 at the Pell Chafee Performance Center, 87 Empire Street, Providence, RI. General admission is $12 with a discounted price of $6 for students and seniors. Tickets are on sale now at Trinity Rep's box office, by phone (401) 351-4242, or online at trinityrep.com. Audiences should note this production contains mature subject matter and adult language. (more...)

UK Production of THE NETHER Announces Full CastUK Production of THE NETHER Announces Full Cast
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2014

David Calder joins the West End cast of The Nether to play Doyle, previewing at the Duke of York's Theatre from 30 January 2015 and opening on 23 February. Directed by Jeremy Herrin, Jennifer Haley's critically acclaimed, multi-award-winning play is booking for 12weeks only to 25 April 2015. In a Headlong and Royal Court Theatre co-production, The Nether is produced in the West End by Sonia Friedman Productions and Scott M Delman in association with Tulchin Bartner Productions, Lee Dean & Charles Diamond, 1001 Nights, JFL Theatricals/GHF Productions. (more...)

Fishing for Truth... Meet the Full Cast of THE RIVER, Opening Tonight on Broadway!Fishing for Truth... Meet the Full Cast of THE RIVER, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Nov 16, 2014

THE RIVER opens tonight, November 16, at Circle in the Square (50th Street between Broadway and Eighth Avenue), where it will play a strictly limited 13-week engagement through Sunday, January 25, 2015. Scroll down to learn more about the full cast, and watch interviews with the company below! (more...)

TAMBURLAINE, PARTS I and II Opens this Sunday at Theatre for a New AudienceTAMBURLAINE, PARTS I and II Opens this Sunday at Theatre for a New Audience
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

Christopher Marlowe's 1587 epic Tamburlaine, Parts I and II, edited and directed by Olivier Award-winner Michael Boyd and starring John Douglas Thompson, opens Sunday, November 16, at 1:00pm at Theatre for a New Audience, Polonsky Shakespeare Center, 262 Ashland Place. (more...)

Quintessence to Present ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND, Begin. 12/10Quintessence to Present ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND, Begin. 12/10
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

Quintessence Theatre Group continues its fifth season of progressive classic theatre with Simon Reade's stage adaptation of Lewis Carroll's ALICE's ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. Last Christmas Quintessence took you on an adventure across the English countryside and into the wild wood. This year we will venture down the rabbit hole. A theatrical event for the whole family, Quintessence's special brand of imagination theatre will take you on a whirlwind adventure with Alice and allow you to escape the holiday madness in Wonderland. Bringing together the best professional actors and designers from Philadelphia and across the country, Artistic Director Alexander Burns leads this collective of artists on a mission to ignite the classics through visceral, actor-focused and text-driven productions. ALICE's ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND will begin previews on Wednesday, December 10 at 7pm and open on Saturday, December 13 at 7pm. All performances are at the Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Ave in Mt Airy, Philadelphia, 19119. To purchase tickets visit QuintessenceTheatre.org or call 215.987.4450. (more...)

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Begins 12/3 at Shakespeare Theatre of NJMUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Begins 12/3 at Shakespeare Theatre of NJ
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's 2014 Season will conclude with the Bard's beloved battle of wits, Much Ado About Nothing. Renowned Stratford Festival artist Scott Wentworth will perform "double duty," directing the production and playing the staunch bachelor Benedick, opposite his real-life wife Marion Adler as the feisty Beatrice. This production will celebrate the winter holiday season, filled with music and dance that evokes the end of World War II, White Christmas era. Performances begin December 3rd at the F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre, 36 Madison Ave. (at Lancaster Road) in Madison. (more...)

BWW Previews: REPaloud's WOMEN ON TOP Stars Exceptional Cast of Nashville ActressesBWW Previews: REPaloud's WOMEN ON TOP Stars Exceptional Cast of Nashville Actresses
by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 12, 2014

It's the stuff of theatrical legend. Or perhaps it's the perfect recipe for a theatrical endeavor of legendary proportions. You must simply bring together eight of Nashville's finest actresses under the direction of a man who is helping to change the face of local theater with his inventive, imaginative original works. Then give them two noteworthy scripts from the late 20th century and place them in a rehearsal hall to prepare for public consumption (more...)

Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre Company to Present DETROIT 67 in 2015Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre Company to Present DETROIT 67 in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2014

Artistic Director Kenny Leon and True Colors Theatre Company have announced its production of the 2014 Kennedy Award Winner for Drama, Dominique Morisseau's Detroit '67 directed by Hi-ARTS Artistic Director Kamilah Forbes. The music of Motown fuels this riveting new play about family and friendship set in America's Motor City at a tumultuous time in American history. (more...)

ShakesBEER to Continue 12/6ShakesBEER to Continue 12/6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2014

New York Shakespeare Exchange, creator of the viral smash The Sonnet Project, is excited to announce participating bars for their Holiday ShakesBEER, NYC's Original Shakespearean Pub Crawl. The final ShakesBEER of 2014 takes place on the Upper East Side on Saturday, December 6. (more...)

Rising Phoenix Repertory & Weathervane Productions Commission New WorksRising Phoenix Repertory & Weathervane Productions Commission New Works
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

Rising Phoenix Repertory and Weathervane Productions have announced that they have commissioned new plays from three female playwrights--Charlotte Miller, Jessica Dickey, and Sarah Shaefer--and that the plays will each be produced over the next two seasons. (more...)

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