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Generic Theater to Present THE (FORMER) PROSTITUTES POTLUCK SUPPER
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2015

The Generic Theater, which is located in downtown Norfolk, VA, will present the world premiere of the play The (former) Prostitutes Potluck Supper, starting Oct. 9. (more...)

Box Office Opens Today for Broadway's CHINA DOLL with Al Pacino
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2015

The box office of the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street), home of the anticipated limited Broadway engagement of David Mamet's new play China Doll, which stars Academy Award winner Al Pacino under the direction of Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon (The Heidi Chronicles, Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?), will open today, Wednesday, September 16. (more...)

Box Office Opens This Week for Broadway's CHINA DOLL with Al Pacino
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2015

The box office of the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street), home of the anticipated limited Broadway engagement of David Mamet's new play China Doll, which stars Academy Award winner Al Pacino under the direction of Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon (The Heidi Chronicles, Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?), will open Wednesday, September 16. (more...)

Photo Flash: Generic Theater's THE (FORMER) PROSTITUTES POTLUCK SUPPER Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2015

The Generic Theater, which is located in downtown Norfolk, VA, will present the world premiere of the play THE (FORMER) PROSTITUTES POTLUCK SUPPER, starting tonight, Oct. 9. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

TLT to Present OLEANNA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2015

Tacoma Little Theatre presents Oleanna by David Mamet, on Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 7:30pm.  (more...)

Alley Theatre Sets Cast, Creative Team of THE OTHER PLACE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2015

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for The Other Place. Josie de Guzman leads the cast as Juliana Smithton, a neurologist whose research leads to a potential breakthrough for a new treatment. Just as it does, her life takes a disorienting turn. During a lecture to colleagues, she enters into a mystery that blurs fact with fiction, the past with the present, until the elusive truth is unraveled in a windswept cottage on the shores of Cape Cod. The Other Place, by Sharr White and directed by Don Stephenson, begins previews October 23 and opens October 28, with performances continuing through November 15, 2015. (more...)

Duke City Rep Stages DEATH AND THE MAIDEN This Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2015

Duke City Repertory Theatre presents DEATH AND THE MAIDEN, directed by company member Katie Becker Colon and written by Ariel Dorfman. The show features Artistic Director Amelia Ampuero (Animal Farm) as Paulina Salas, company member Ezra Colon (The 39 Steps) as Gerardo Escobar, and the return of DCRT favorite John Hardy (Oleanna, A Christmas Carol) as Roberto Miranda. The production runs tonight, October 8, through October 18, 2015 at The Cell Theatre, 7001st. Street NW 87102. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Generic Theater's THE (FORMER) PROSTITUTES POTLUCK SUPPER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2015

The Generic Theater, which is located in downtown Norfolk, VA, will present the world premiere of the play THE (FORMER) PROSTITUTES POTLUCK SUPPER, starting Oct. 9. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Square One Theatre's MASS APPEAL Opens at New Location
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2015

Mass Appeal, a two-character comedy-drama by Bill C. Davis, will open Square One Theatre's 26th Season at its NEW LOCATION on the stage of Stratford Academy at 719 Birdseye Street in Stratford, Connecticut. (more...)

CHINA DOLL, Starring Al Pacino, Begins Tonight on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2015

The limited Broadway engagement of David Mamet's new play China Doll, which stars Academy Award winner Al Pacino under the direction of Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon (The Heidi Chronicles, Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?), begins previews starting tonight, October 21, 2015, at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, with an opening night set for Thursday, November 19, 2015. (more...)

STC to Stage KING LEAR
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2015

The long-shared history of two of Australia's leading artists, director Neil Armfield and actor Geoffrey Rush, is at the centre of Sydney Theatre Company's (STC's) new production of William Shakespeare's King Lear. The master portrait of a man in decline, attempting to reconcile the reality he has constructed in his mind with the physical world around him, is at Roslyn Packer Theatre from 24 November 2015 to 9 January 2016. (more...)

Commercial Theater Institute to Host Winter 14-Week Program for Producers, Managers; Deadline 12/7
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2015

The Commercial Theater Institute announced admission details and deadlines for the upcoming Fourteen Week Program: Advanced Topics for Commercial Producers and Managers, a course which takes a comprehensive look at the many aspects of producing in the commercial theater industry. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 11, 2015
by - Oct 11, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 11 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Breaking News: CHINA DOLL Reschedules Opening From November 19th To December 4th
by Michael Dale - Nov 9, 2015

The new David Mamet play starring Al Pacino and directed by Pam MacKinnon will open two weeks later than scheduled. (more...)

Square One Theatre's Mass Appeal Opens This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

Square One Theatre's 26th Season takes place at its NEW LOCATION on the stage of Stratford Academy at 719 Birdseye Street in Stratford, Connecticut. Performances are Thursdays through Sundays beginning November 5 and continuing through November 22 (2015). (more...)

World Premieres from Tony & Pulitzer Prize Winners on Tap for La Jolla Playhouse's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2015

La Jolla Playhouse, nationally-renowned for its development of new work, has announced four world-premiere productions for the 2016/2017 season, including works by Tony Award winner Joe DiPietro, Pulitzer Prize winners Quiara Alegria Hudes and Ayad Akhtar, and 2014 Barrie and Bernice Stavis Playwriting Award winner Jeff Augustin. (more...)

MadKap Productions Stages THE LION IN WINTER at the Skokie Theatre This Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

MadKap Productions will present THE LION IN WINTER by Highland Park native James Goldman, for ten performances at the Skokie Theatre, 7924 Lincoln Ave in Skokie, running now through November 22, 2015. (more...)

London Classic Theatre Brings Pinter's THE BIRTHDAY PARTY to Belgrade Theatre
by Marianka Swain - May 31, 2016

Following successful tours of Alan Ayckbourn's Absent Friends and Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot in 2015, London Classic Theatre return to the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry, with their new production of Harold Pinter's THE BIRTHDAY PARTY from Tues 14 to Sat 18 June. It's directed by Michael Cabot, with design by Bek Palmer and lighting by Andy Grange. (more...)

THE SECRET GARDEN Returns to the West End, July 27
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

The Tony award-winning musical The Secret Garden, based on the 1911 novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett with script and lyrics by Pulitzer prize and Tony award-winner Marsha Norman and music by Grammy award-winner Lucy Simon, is coming back to the West End for a summer season. (more...)

Drury Lane Theatre to Stage DEATHTRAP, 6/9-8/14
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

Drury Lane Theatre continues its 2016-2017 season with Ira Levin's popular murder mystery, Deathtrap, directed by Artistic Director William Osetek. Deathtrap runs June 9 - August 14, 2016 at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The Press Opening is Thursday, June 16 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

BWW Interview: Bree Bridger Talks Directing Mamet's DUCK VARIATIONS for Firecracker Productions
by Katricia Lang - Mar 5, 2016

In David Mamet's THE DUCK VARIATIONS, two elderly men spend their time watching birds and making conversation that is often for those very same birds. Firecracker Productions gender-swaps the characters and fills the play with the virtues, flaws, dreams, and musings of two women (and two women actors). (more...)

Second Thought Theatre to Stage THE GREAT GOD PAN This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

Second Thought Theatre follows acclaimed production of Martyr with THE GREAT GOD PAN as the second show of its 2016 season. (more...)

KC Rep Announces Cast of THE FANTASTICKS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

Kansas City Repertory Theatre will continue its 2015-16 season with The Fantasticks, directed by Kansas City Repertory Theatre's Producing Director Jerry Genochio. (more...)

Contra Costa Civic Theatre to Present THE MOUNTAINTOP,4 4/15-5/8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

Contra Costa Civic Theatre (CCCT) continues its 56th season with The Mountaintop, Katori Hall's daring reimagining of a seminal event in American history, directed by CCCT Artistic Director Marilyn Langbehn. The Mountaintop plays from April 15 through May 8- performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, and Sundays at 2pm at the theatre. (more...)

Cast, Creative Team Set for Ayad Akhtar's JUNK: THE GOLDEN AGE OF DEBT at La Jolla Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for its world-premiere production of JUNK: The Golden Age of Debt, by Pulitzer Prize winner and Tony Award nominee Ayad Akhtar (Broadway's Disgraced; Playhouse's The Who & The What), directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes (Outside Mullingar, Doubt). The recipient of an Edgerton Foundation New American Play Award, JUNK: The Golden Age of Debt runs in the Mandell Weiss Theatre July 26 - August 21. Tickets are available at LaJollaPlayhouse.org or by calling (858) 550-1010. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Kevin McCollum, productor de Broadway
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jun 16, 2016

Pocos dias despues de los Tony, hablamos con el productor de tres grandes titulos premiados con el codiciado galardon, que han cambiado el panorama de Broadway en los ultimos 20 años: RENT, AVENUE Q e IN THE HEIGHTS. (more...)

London Classic Theatre's 15th Anniversary Season to Continue with ABSENT FRIENDS, Now Extended
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

Following a successful Spring/Summer tour, London Classic Theatre's Artistic Director Michael Cabot today announces a 14-week extension of Alan Ayckbourn's Absent Friends, as part of the company's 15th Anniversary Season. In its most ambitious programme to date, the company will open a second leg of Absent Friends on 19 August 2015, followed by a 12-week UK & Ireland tour of Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot from 9 September 2015.  (more...)

The ALL SHOOK UP Diaries: Hurtling Toward Opening Night
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 21, 2015

Rehearsals  are drawing to a close as the bright lights of opening night begin to heat up at Nashville's Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre, where the cast and crew of the company's big summer musical, All Shook Up, get ready for their big debut on Thursday. With a cast of Nashville theater veterans – joined by some of the region's brightest up-and-comers – it promises to be a grand theatrical affair. We've been sharing some of the backstage gossip for the past couple of weeks and as our preview coverage concludes, we share a special “by the numbers” look at the show, courtesy of Christen Heilman Runyon… (more...)

Blackbird Theatre Premieres MYTH Musical, Beginning Tonight
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 16, 2015

After four critically acclaimed seasons, Nashville's Blackbird Theater will produce what company founders call their 'magnum opus,' the new musical Myth, set for a world premiere run tonight, July 16, through July 26. (more...)

Blackbird Theatre Mounts World Premiere of MYTH Musical
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 14, 2015

After four critically acclaimed seasons, Nashville's Blackbird Theater (winner of the 2013 First Night Award for outstanding theater company) opens what company founders Greg Greene and Wes Driver call their “magnum opus,” the new musical Myth, opening this Friday night, July 17, running through July 26 at the Hillsboro High School Theatre in Green Hills. (more...)

The ALL SHOOK UP Diaries: It's A Busy Weekend for the Cast
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 13, 2015

Rehearsals got under way last week for Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre's big musical for the summer of 2015: All Shook Up. With a cast of Nashville theater veterans - joined by some of the region's brightest up-and-comers - you can rest assured that the rehearsal process will be just as much fun as the show itself. Throughout the next couple of weeks we'll be sharing 'diaries' from members of the cast and crew in anticipation of opening night on July 23. (more...)

South African Debut for Mike Bartlett's CONTRACTIONS at Alexander Bar Upstairs Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

Mike Bartlett's 2008 satire CONTRACTIONS will have its South African premiere at the Alexander Bar's Upstairs Theatre this month. Directed by Greg Karvellas, the hour-long play will be performed by Emily Child and Janna Ramos-Violante. (more...)

Lincoln Center President Jed Bernstein to Speak at William Peace University
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

William Peace University is pleased to host An Evening with Jed Bernstein, President of the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York. This one night event takes place in Raleigh on January 25th, 2016 at 7 pm at Burning Coal Theatre, 224 Polk Street, Raleigh. (more...)

London Classic Theatre to Launch New Tour of Harold Pinter's THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

Following successful tours of Alan Ayckbourn's Absent Friends and Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot in 2015, today London Classic Theatre Artistic Director Michael Cabot announces a new production of Harold Pinter's The Birthday Party. Cabot directs a cast including Jonathan Ashley (Goldberg), Gareth Bennett-Ryan (Stanley), Cheryl Kennedy (Meg), Ged McKenna (Petey), Declan Rodgers (McCann) and Imogen Wilde (Lulu). The production tours to 37 venues around the UK this spring/summer, starting at Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham on 17 February. (more...)

THE CHOSEN to Run 1/27-2/14 at Playhouse on Park
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

Playhouse on Park's first Mainstage Series show of 2016 is the award-winning production The Chosen, adapted by Chaim Potok and Aaron Posner. Opening night is January 29. (more...)

John Malkovich to Direct The Irish Rep's A CELEBRATION OF HAROLD PINTER, Starring Julian Sands
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

The Irish Repertory Theatre, in association with Nick Brooke LTD. and Pleasance, are proud to announce the return of Julian Sands (Room With a View, The Killing Fields, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo) in A CELEBRATION OF HAROLD PINTER, directed by acclaimed actor and director John Malkovich (Places in the Heart, The Caretaker).  Originally presented during The Irish Rep's 2012-13 Theater Season, the critically acclaimed solo show returns for a strictly-limited engagement from Tuesday, March 15th - Sunday, April 3rd, 2016.  Tickets are on sale now through The Irish Rep box office at 212-727-2737 or online at www.irishrep.org. (more...)

Photo Coverage: World Premiere Drama UTOPIA Opens at Bootleg Theater
by Shari Barrett - Feb 27, 2016

On Friday, February 26, City Players enjoyed a spectacular opening night of the World Premiere drama UTOPIA written by and starring David Douglas and Martin Head, directed by Katherine Whitney. Opening night festivities were attended by Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey and members of the Royal Palms Recovery Center who provided rehearsal space for the production.The SOLD OUT audience awarded the production with a well-deserved standing ovation. (more...)

Mary-Arrchie Theatre Extends Final Production AMERICAN BUFFALO by Two Weeks; Welcomes New 'Bobby'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

Due to popular demand, Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co.'s sell-out production of AMERICAN BUFFALO will add two additional weeks of performances, extending through March 20, 2016. The company is also pleased to announce actor Spenser Davis will join the cast in the role of Bobby beginning March 10, 2016.   (more...)

Red House Arts Center to Present OLEANNA, 2/5-7
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

The Red House Arts Center in Syracuse, NY presents Pulitzer Prize winner David Mamet's powerful two character drama Oleanna. Performances will take place February 5th & 6th at 8pm and February 7th at 2pm for one weekend only! (more...)

Stark Naked Theatre to Stage American Classic WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2016

Stark Naked Theatre presents the classic, yet ever-relevant dark comedy Who's Afraid of Virgina Woolf? by Edward Albee.  (more...)

Los Angeles Production of Mamet's THE ANARCHIST Set for Limited Run at Sheen Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

Pulitzer Prize winning Playwright David Mamet (Glengarry Glen Ross) and LA Drama Critics Circle winning Director/Producer Marja-Lewis Ryan (One In The Chamber) bring their critically acclaimed, sold-out, LA production of THE ANARCHIST to New York in collaboration with The Sheen Center & The Atlantic Theater Company.  Produced by Emily Peck and Ryan, this special limited engagement will play April 27-April 30 at The Sheen Center, 18 Bleecker Street. (more...)

Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co. Closes Final Season with AMERICAN BUFFALO
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co. closes its 30th and final season with David Mamet's gripping and often hilarious drama AMERICAN BUFFALO, directed by Carlo Lorenzo Garcia, playing January 28 - March 6, 2016 at Angel Island, 735 W. Sheridan Rd. in Chicago. (more...)

David Mamet's CHINA DOLL, Starring Al Pacino, Opens Tonight on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2015

China Doll, the new play by David Mamet starring Tony, Emmy and Academy Award-winner Al Pacino, officially opens tonight, December 4, after a two-week delay. Directed by Tony Award-winner Pam MacKinnon (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf) and co-starring Christopher Denham ('Master Harold'... and the Boys, Argo, 'Manhattan'), China Doll plays the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street) and marks the tenth presentation of a David Mamet work by Messrs Richards, Frankel and Treaxler on Broadway and in the West End. (more...)

Official: Matthew Perry to Bring First Play THE END OF LONGING to the West End
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2015

Internationally acclaimed actor Matthew Perry (Friends, The Odd Couple) leads the cast in the World Premiere of his playwriting debut, The End of Longing, at the Playhouse Theatre, London, from 2 February - 14 May 2016. This fast paced, and bittersweet comic new play, will be directed by the critically acclaimed and award-winning director, Lindsay Posner (Speed-the-Plow, Other Desert Cities) reuniting the pair, following their first West End collaboration on Sexual Perversity in Chicago at the Comedy Theatre in 2003. (more...)

BWW Review: Al Pacino and Christopher Denham Deliver The Goods in David Mamet's CHINA DOLL
by Michael Dale - Dec 4, 2015

Meat-and-potatoes David Mamet served fresh by its two stars. (more...)

Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre Company to Stage AMERICAN BUFFALO This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

Artistic Director Kenny Leon and True Colors Theatre Company are proud to announce its production of the award winning drama AMERICAN BUFFALO by David Mamet. (more...)

Full Cast Set for Arena Stage's D.C. Premiere of THE CITY OF CONVERSATION
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

Anthony Giardina's Off-Broadway smash hit THE CITY OF CONVERSATION, about a Georgetown political hostess, makes its Washington, D.C. debut at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Following his direction of the 2014 world premiere at Lincoln Center Theater, Tony Award winner Doug Hughes returns to direct this political drama spanning three decades, from Carter's presidency through the Reagan era and ending with Obama's inauguration. THE CITY OF CONVERSATION runs January 29-March 6, 2016 in the Fichandler Stage. (more...)

Provincetown Theater to Present OLEANNA, 9/2-12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2015

The Provincetown Theater is proud to present the Cotuit Center for the Arts production of, Oleanna*, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Mamet, Wednesday through Saturdays September 2-12. A Top Pick by Capecod.com, this riveting drama, is one of Mamet's most controversial plays. John, a college professor being considered for tenure, agrees to meet Carol, his female student, in his office to discuss her frustrations with the course he is teaching; a meeting which finds both teacher and student embroiled in a war of words with explosive results. (more...)

Duke City Rep to Stage DEATH AND THE MAIDEN This October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

Duke City Repertory Theatre presents DEATH AND THE MAIDEN, directed by company member Katie Becker Colon and written by Ariel Dorfman.  (more...)

Horse Head Theatre Co. to Present Surreal Drama LIDLESS This June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Horse Head Theatre Co. announces their upcoming production, LIDLESS by Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig, which will run June 2 through 18, 2016 at the Fresh Arts Gallery located in Winter Street Studios, 2101 Winter Street, Houston, TX 77007. (more...)

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