Christopher Titus Set for Comedy Works Landmark Village, 5/19-21Christopher Titus Set for Comedy Works Landmark Village, 5/19-21
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

With some of his most surprising material yet, Christopher Titus shows why he is one of the best comics working today. Titus is known for his television show Titus, ABC's Big Shots, and as the host of Pawnography, on the History Channel. (more...)

MOTHERSTRUCK! to Open Greenhouse Theater Center's Solo CelebrationMOTHERSTRUCK! to Open Greenhouse Theater Center's Solo Celebration
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

'MotherStruck!,' written and performed by Staceyann Chin, co-produced in New York by Rosie O'Donnell, Robert Dragotta and Culture Project, and originally directed by Emmy, Tony and Grammy Award-winner Cynthia Nixon begins Greenhouse Theater Center's 'Solo Celebration' at the Greenhouse (2257 N Lincoln Ave). (more...)

Barrett Foa to Bring Solo Show GRIN AND BARRETT to Feinstein's at the Nikko, 6/24-25Barrett Foa to Bring Solo Show GRIN AND BARRETT to Feinstein's at the Nikko, 6/24-25
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Barrett Foa, acclaimed star of stage and screen, brings his One-Man Show, Grin and Barrett, to Feinstein's at the Nikko for two performances only - Friday, June 24 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, June 25 (7 p.m.). After seven seasons of spouting intricate tech geekery on the hit CBS television show, 'NCIS: Los Angeles,' the star of Broadway's Avenue Q, Mamma Mia!, and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, and off-Broadway's Buyer & Cellar will present an evening of pride, desperation, and show-offsmanship in a one-man cabaret that is sure to be... an hour long! Produced by Andrew Carlberg, Grin and Barrett is directed by Christopher Youngsman and features choreography by Rene?e Felice Smith and musical direction and arrangements by David O. Tickets for Barrett Foa range in price from $45-$65 and are available now by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.feinsteinsatthenikko.com. (more...)

BWW Interview: Johanna Pfaelzer, Artistic Director of The Powerhouse TheaterBWW Interview: Johanna Pfaelzer, Artistic Director of The Powerhouse Theater
by Kathryn Kitt - May 2, 2016

Vassar & New York Stage and Film have announced a few of the projects tapped for the upcoming 32nd Powerhouse Season, the annual summer season which stages full productions of new plays, workshop presentations of new plays and musicals, and readings of other works in progress, among other developmental programming. (more...)

Tony Winner Ben Vereen Coming to Feinstein's at the Nikko in JuneTony Winner Ben Vereen Coming to Feinstein's at the Nikko in June
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

Tony and Drama Desk Award winner, Ben Vereen, will bring his critically-acclaimed One-Man Show, Steppin' Out, to Feinstein's at the Nikko for two performances only - Friday, June 17 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, June 18 (7 p.m.).Highlighting Mr. Vereen's unique blend of artistry, Steppin' Out combines a tribute to Broadway, Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis, Jr. in an evening of unforgettable song and stories. Featuring songs from his immense repertoire - such as 'Life is Just a Bowl of Cherries' and 'Mr. Bojangles' - Mr. Vereen will also perform other hit songs including 'Defying Gravity,' 'Stand By Me,' and 'My Way.' Tickets range in price from $65 - $85 and are available now by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.feinsteinsatthenikko.com. (more...)

Fan Favorite JoJo fletcher Begins HER Search for Love on ABC's THE BACHELORETTE, 5/23Fan Favorite JoJo fletcher Begins HER Search for Love on ABC's THE BACHELORETTE, 5/23
by TV News Desk - May 2, 2016

JoJo will embark on her own journey to find her soul mate when she stars in the 12th edition of ABC's hit romance reality series, “The Bachelorette,” which will premiere at a special time MONDAY, MAY 23 (9:01–11:00 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network. (more...)

Theatrical Outfit Announces 40th Anniversary SeasonTheatrical Outfit Announces 40th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

Theatrical Outfit continues its vision of creating compassion - one story at a time - by starting the conversations that matter. From Tony-winning musical, to enlightening One-Man Show, to a family-friendly alternative to the usual holiday fare, to a zany trip into the self-help cosmos, to a musical tribute to an icon, to a world premiere magical puppet extravaganza with music by our industry's hottest songwriter, to four unexpected play readings, our 2016-2017 Season of Hope truly offers something for everyone! (more...)

Hugh Jackman Rescues Swimmers from Strong Riptide on Sydney BeachHugh Jackman Rescues Swimmers from Strong Riptide on Sydney Beach
by TV News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

We knew he played a 'superhero' on the big screen, but now Tony-winning actor Hugh Jackman proves he has what it takes to earn the title in real life. (more...)

Broadway Theatre Project to Welcome Guest Artist Chazz Palminteri for 2016 SeasonBroadway Theatre Project to Welcome Guest Artist Chazz Palminteri for 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

Academy Award nominated actor, screenwriter and producer, Chazz Palminteri, will be joining Broadway Theatre Project's 2016 season for the first time as a guest artist. Gianna Palminteri, Chazz' wife, writer, actor, producer and vocal technique teacher, will also be joining Broadway Theatre Project. (more...)

Center Stage Announces 2016-17 Season - LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES, THE WHITE SNAKE and More!Center Stage Announces 2016-17 Season - LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES, THE WHITE SNAKE and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

Center Stage announces a 2016/17 homecoming season featuring four mainstage shows and a return to its Baltimore building after a year-long $28 million renovation. Season highlights include a world-premiere adaptation and Center Stage commission of Toni Morrison's Jazz directed by Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah, two Baltimore premieres and the grand opening of the new building. (more...)

BWW Review: TICK, TICK... BOOM! - Simply a Mind-Blowing WOW!!!BWW Review: TICK, TICK... BOOM! - Simply a Mind-Blowing WOW!!!
by Gil Kaan - Mar 28, 2016

After Hours Theatre has produced a kick-ass production of Jonathan Larson's TICK, TICK... BOOM!. Rebecca Kenigsberg astutely directs her ultra-talented cast of three at a quick, proficient pace wringing out all possible laughs and pathos out of Larson's autobiographical piece. Any theatre lover with an affinity to Larson's RENT will thoroughly enjoy the gone-too-soon skills of Larson's sharp lyrics, book and hummable tunes. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of First Folio Theatre's FOOLING BUDDHAPhoto Flash: Inside Opening Night of First Folio Theatre's FOOLING BUDDHA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

First Folio Theatre presents the world premiere of the witty magical comedy FOOLING BUDDHA, which opened last Saturday, March 26, 2016 at 8:00 p.m., and runs through Sunday, April 24, 2016. Director Patrick New (The Merry Wives of Windsor, The Three Musketeers, and Around the World in Eighty Days), along with creator and star David Kovac (regional productions of Lost in Yonkers, Triple Espresso, and Design for Living at First Folio Theatre) put on a one-of-a-kind show of storytelling. Check out photos from opening night below! (more...)

BUYER & CELLAR Opens Next Week at New Century TheatreBUYER & CELLAR Opens Next Week at New Century Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

Hennepin Theatre Trust presents BUYER & CELLAR, the outrageous comedy about the price of fame, the cost of things and the oddest of odd jobs at the New Century Theatre (615 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis) March 31-April 24, 2016. The New York Post praised the show as "fantastically funny" when it premiered off-Broadway in April 2013. The Minneapolis production stars local actor Sasha Andreev as "Alex Moore" and is directed by critically acclaimed Wendy Knox. (more...)

Original Live Cast Recording of THESE TREES ARE MADE OF BLOOD Out NowOriginal Live Cast Recording of THESE TREES ARE MADE OF BLOOD Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

THESE TREES ARE MADE OF BLOOD, a new play about Argentina's Dirty War, premiered in The Little at Southwark Playhouse in April 2015 to sold out audiences and rave reviews. A limited edition cast recording of the songs from the show was recorded live at Southwark Playhouse on a sunny bank holiday afternoon in April 2015 in between shows and is now available for purchase! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at David Kovac in FOOLING BUDDHA at First Folio TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at David Kovac in FOOLING BUDDHA at First Folio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83) presents the world premiere of the witty magical comedy FOOLING BUDDHA, opening this Saturday, March 26, 2016 at 8:00 p.m., and running through Sunday, April 24, 2016. Director Patrick New (The Merry Wives of Windsor, The Three Musketeers, and Around the World in Eighty Days), along with creator and star David Kovac (regional productions of Lost in Yonkers, Triple Espresso, and Design for Living at First Folio Theatre) put on a one-of-a-kind show of storytelling. BroadwayWorld has a first look at Kovac onstage below! (more...)

BWW Review: Hennepin Theatre Trust Brings the Charming and Funny Off-Broadway Hit BUYER AND CELLAR to Minneapolis with a Fantastic Local Creative Team and Cast of OneBWW Review: Hennepin Theatre Trust Brings the Charming and Funny Off-Broadway Hit BUYER AND CELLAR to Minneapolis with a Fantastic Local Creative Team and Cast of One
by Jill Schafer - Apr 8, 2016

Imagine being so wealthy and successful that you need to build a mall in your basement just to hold all of your excess stuff. Such is the situation that living legend of stage and screen Barbra Streisand has found herself in, as described in her 2010 book MY PASSION FOR DESIGN. Playwright Jonathan Tolins has taken his fascination with this idea, and Barbra herself, and turned it into a successful Off-Broadway play BUYER AND CELLAR. Hennepin Theatre Trust has brought this delightfully amusing One-Man Show to Minneapolis, starring the uber-talented local theater artist Sasha Andreev and directed by acclaimed director Wendy Knox of Frank Theatre. The one-person cast and many-person creative team have come together to create a wonderfully entertaining evening of theater that is funny, fantastical, chock full of pop culture references, and surprisingly touching. Playing through April 24, you would be wise to pencil this one into your theater schedule. (more...)

Laguna Playhouse Sets 2016-17 SeasonLaguna Playhouse Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

LAGUNA PLAYHOUSE is thrilled to announce its 2016-2017 season of shows! Comments Laguna Playhouse Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham, 'It's truly one of our most diverse, wildly entertaining and thrilling seasons ever. Our subscribers and audiences are going to love each of these theatrical journeys.' This summer is going to jailhouse rock as you dance to your favorite Elvis songs in ALL SHOOK UP, you can't help falling in love with this jukebox musical; followed by BILLY & RAY which tells the behind the scenes story of Raymond Chandler and Billy Wilder as they nearly kill each other making 'Double Indemnity', directed by Michael Matthews; the new year starts with the unexpected love storyCHAPATTI; Hershey Felder returns as master pianist TCHAIKOVSKY; then another musical genius hits our stage with the world premiere musical KING OF THE ROAD: THE ROGER MILLER STORY, directed by Andrew Barnicle; and we complete our season with the extraordinary THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY. Add in a special engagement from Lythgoe Family Productions of SLEEPING BEAUTY and her WINTER KNIGHT Panto and you have one of the finest seasons in our nearly 100 year history! (more...)

Ian McKellen Backs Out of $1.4 Million Memoir AdvanceIan McKellen Backs Out of $1.4 Million Memoir Advance
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

According to reports, Oscar-nominated actor, Ian McKellen, has backed out of a book deal with UK publisher Hodder & Stoughton, which was worth approximately $1.4 million.   (more...)

BROADWAY STORIES Hosted by Todd Buonopane Set to Feature Kevin Chamberlin, Jennifer Cody, Krysta Rodriguez, Cady Huffman & Julia MurneyBROADWAY STORIES Hosted by Todd Buonopane Set to Feature Kevin Chamberlin, Jennifer Cody, Krysta Rodriguez, Cady Huffman & Julia Murney
by Nora Dominick - Apr 5, 2016

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents BROADWAY STORIES on April 23, 2016 at 11:30pm. We've seen many wonderful stories on Broadway. But sometimes the best stories are the ones told backstage. In the style of The Moth and Risk, BROADWAY STORIES will feature Broadway greats telling their hilarious, moving, and fascinating stories of a life in the theatre. Hosted by Todd Buonopane (Cinderella, Chicago, Grease & Spelling Bee) BROADWAY STORIES will be recorded and released as a podcast. Don't miss the chance to peak behind the Broadway curtain and experience this new late night series! (more...)

bergenPAC and Westfield GSPlaza Partner for 'Backstage' Family SeriesbergenPAC and Westfield GSPlaza Partner for 'Backstage' Family Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

As part of the partnership with Westfield Garden State Plaza mall in Paramus, NJ, bergenPAC presents Backstage, the first of two concert series that will be taking place throughout the 2016 year at the Garden State Plaza: a family programming series geared to ages 2-10. (more...)

Laura Benanti, Martha Plimpton & More to Perform at Theatre Forward's Awards Gala, Honoring Jesse Tyler FergusonLaura Benanti, Martha Plimpton & More to Perform at Theatre Forward's Awards Gala, Honoring Jesse Tyler Ferguson
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

THEATRE FORWARD and Chairman JAMES S. TURLEY will lead a celebration to support American theatre at the annual Chairman's Awards Gala on Monday, April 11th at The Pierre New York (2 East 61st Street at Fifth Avenue) at 6:30pm.  The Chairman's Awards Gala supports the creation of theatrical works and arts education at the country's leading nonprofit theatres.   (more...)

Eddie Korbich's One-Man Show TRU to Play Pittsburgh Public TheaterEddie Korbich's One-Man Show TRU to Play Pittsburgh Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

Pittsburgh Public Theater presents Broadway actor Eddie Korbich as Truman Capote in TRU, a one-man play by Jay Presson Allen based on Capote's words and works. Directed by The Public's Producing Artistic Director Ted Pappas, TRU runs April 21 - May 22, 2016 at the O'Reilly Theater, Pittsburgh Public Theater's home in the heart of Downtown's Cultural District. For tickets call 412.316.1600 or visit ppt.org. (more...)

Alan Menken, Robert De Niro & More to be Honored at Paper Mill Playhouse's Annual GalaAlan Menken, Robert De Niro & More to be Honored at Paper Mill Playhouse's Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

Paper Mill Playhouse is hosting its largest fundraising event of the year, the Paper Mill Playhouse Gala on Friday, May 6, at the renowned Hilton Short Hills. The reception and silent auction begin at 6:00pm followed by dinner and dancing featuring The Eddie Bruce Band.  (more...)

From the Balcony:  The Ultimate Phan Performs One Night Only 4/18 at Davenport'sFrom the Balcony: The Ultimate Phan Performs One Night Only 4/18 at Davenport's
by Louisa Brady - Apr 3, 2016

From the Balcony: The Ultimate Phan will play one night only on Monday, April 18, 8 PM, at Davenport's Piano Bar & Cabaret,1383 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago.  Performer Jason M. Hammond will debut his One-Man Show about his life-long obsession with Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera. Tickets are available by calling (773) 278-1830 or by visiting davenportspianobar.com. (more...)

The Skivvies & More Among 2016 Williamstown Theatre Festival's Special Events; New Immersive Theatre Initiative UnveiledThe Skivvies & More Among 2016 Williamstown Theatre Festival's Special Events; New Immersive Theatre Initiative Unveiled
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Williamstown Theatre Festival has added a new community immersive theatre project entitled Orpheus in the Berkshires (July 14 - 17), a World Premiere production made by and for the Berkshires, as well as an exciting line-up of special events for their 62nd season. (more...)

Three Musicals Set for Inaugural Paris Fringe This MayThree Musicals Set for Inaugural Paris Fringe This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

The first edition of Paris Fringe, a festival of international theatre in English, takes place from Monday, May 23 to Sunday, May 29, 2016 in Paris, France. (more...)

Simply Full of Jazz! Meet the Whole Cast of 'SHUFFLE ALONG', Opening Tonight on BroadwaySimply Full of Jazz! Meet the Whole Cast of 'SHUFFLE ALONG', Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 28, 2016

A re-imagined version of the 1921 musical SHUFFLE ALONG, one of the earliest stage hits starring, written and directed by African-Americans, opens tonight, April 28, on Broadway at the Music Box Theatre. SHUFFLE ALONG has a new book and is directed by George C. Wolfe, choreographed by Savion Glover. Scroll down to learn more about the company, plus watch SUNDAY MORNING's recent behind-the-scenes look at the show! (more...)

bergenPAC to Present CHAZZ PALMINTERI: A BRONX TALE This JunebergenPAC to Present CHAZZ PALMINTERI: A BRONX TALE This June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey presents CHAZZ PALMINTERI: A BRONX TALE on Friday, June 10, 2016 at 8PM. (more...)

BWW Interview: MusicHeals with JC CaselyBWW Interview: MusicHeals with JC Casely
by Ryan Kilpatrick - Apr 27, 2016

I met JC Casely (front man of Casely and the Jank) about five years ago in an acting class. He would travel from Florida to New York City a few times a month to put together a one man show. Incredible as it may sound, he was working on a show about the late great Prince who we lost just last week. (more...)

BWW Interview:  Playwright Victor L. Cahn and VILLAINOUS COMPANY at NJ RepBWW Interview: Playwright Victor L. Cahn and VILLAINOUS COMPANY at NJ Rep
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 25, 2016

Broadwayworld.com interviewed playwright Victor L. Cahn about his fascinating career and his upcoming show at New Jersey Repertory Company, VILLAINOUS COMPANY that will be on the Long Branch stage from May 5th to June 5th. (more...)

BWW Interview: Pat Hazell of THE WONDER BREAD YEARS at The McDavid Studio At Bass Performance HallBWW Interview: Pat Hazell of THE WONDER BREAD YEARS at The McDavid Studio At Bass Performance Hall
by Kyle Christopher West - Apr 25, 2016

This week, BroadwayWorld guest writer Sarah Comley-Caldwell had the privilege of chatting with the playwright and star of THE WONDER BREAD YEARS, Pat Hazell. With his background as a Seinfeld and sitcom writer, commercial director and actor, Hazell brings wit, warmth and nostalgia to his one man show-a self described hybrid of theatre, stand up comedy and communal laughter. (more...)

Jeff Harnar, Spencer Day, Carole J. Bufford Set for The Colony Hotel's Royal Room Summer ResidencyJeff Harnar, Spencer Day, Carole J. Bufford Set for The Colony Hotel's Royal Room Summer Residency
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

The Colony Hotel - which The Palm Beach Post has hailed as 'probably the best place for cabaret on the planet' - has just launched a new Young Stars Summer Residency Program that will present many of Manhattan's hottest rising cabaret stars every weekend until Labor Day, all of which have been audience favorites during previous Royal Room engagements. (more...)

Harry Melling Will Join Glenda Jackson in The Old Vic's KING LEAR This AutumnHarry Melling Will Join Glenda Jackson in The Old Vic's KING LEAR This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

Today, The Daily Mail's Baz Bamigboye has confirmed that former HARRY POTTER star Harry Melling will join Jackson in the Deborah Warner-helmed production as 'Edgar.' Previews are currently scheduled to begin 25 October. (more...)

Ed Asner to Lead Staged Reading of Walter Bagot's ELEVATOR MUSIC at Skylight Theatre, 5/9Ed Asner to Lead Staged Reading of Walter Bagot's ELEVATOR MUSIC at Skylight Theatre, 5/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

Ed Asner, winner of seven EMMY Awards with 20 nominations and five Golden Globes, will star in the staged reading of Walter Bagot's third play, Elevator Music, at the Skylight Theatre. An entertainment icon, Broadway performer, and Television Academy "Hall of Famer," Asner will be sharing the stage with theatre veteran Rob Nagle (recently Rogue Machine's Pocatello, Antaeus, Troubadour, Denver Center, and Arena Stage). (more...)

BWW Interview: Playwrights Talk Landing Theatre's New American Voices Play Reading SeriesBWW Interview: Playwrights Talk Landing Theatre's New American Voices Play Reading Series
by Natalie de la Garza - Apr 21, 2016

This weekend The Landing Theatre Company presents the 2016 New American Voices Play Reading Series. The series features new plays by four of America's top emerging playwrights. (more...)

FOOLING BUDDHA Sets Special Ticket Offer for Final Weekend at First Folio TheatreFOOLING BUDDHA Sets Special Ticket Offer for Final Weekend at First Folio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

First Folio Theatre presents the WORLD PREMIERE of the witty magical comedy FOOLING BUDDHA, opening Saturday, March 26, 2016 at 8:00 p.m., and running through Sunday, April 24, 2016 with previews March 23- 25. Director Patrick New (The Merry Wives of Windsor, The Three Musketeers, and Around the World in Eighty Days), along with creator and star David Kovac (regional productions of Lost in Yonkers, Triple Espresso, and Design for Living at First Folio Theatre) put on a one-of-a-kind show of storytelling. (more...)

UglyRhino to Present Taylor Mac's OKAY at Bushwick's Central ArtsUglyRhino to Present Taylor Mac's OKAY at Bushwick's Central Arts
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

UglyRhino Productions has announced today that they will bring Taylor Mac's OKAY to Bushwick's new Central Arts in a newly conceived environmental production for 13 performances only, starting May 12 through 28. (more...)

HOW ARE THESE SONGS (AND WHY?): THE MUSIC (?) OF MIKE HADGE Set for Bar Lubitsch, 5/2HOW ARE THESE SONGS (AND WHY?): THE MUSIC (?) OF MIKE HADGE Set for Bar Lubitsch, 5/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

It's comedy and music (together at last) at the Los Angeles venue, Bar Lubitsch, on Monday, May 2nd as award-winning comedy songwriter Mike Hadge hosts a concert of his work,  HOW ARE THESE SONGS (AND WHY?): THE MUSIC (?) OF MIKE HADGE. (more...)

Full 2016 Cincinnati Fringe Festival Lineup Announced!Full 2016 Cincinnati Fringe Festival Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

Know Theatre of Cincinnati wants you take a chance by picking a show, any show, at the 13th Annual Cincinnati Fringe Festival, running May 31-June 11, 2016. With 12 days full of of opportunities to catch 50 live productions, Visual Fringe art projects, musical guests, and the nightly Fringe Bar Series at Know Theatre (Fringe Headquarters), you'll find yourself lucky to have more to experience at Fringe this year than ever before. (more...)

Lee Roy Reams to Make Feinstein's at the Nikko Debut This JuneLee Roy Reams to Make Feinstein's at the Nikko Debut This June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

Legendary Broadway star, Lee Roy Reams, will make his Feinstein's at the Nikko debut with his One-Man Show, Song and Dance Man, on Thursday, June 9 at 8 p.m. (more...)

US Premiere of Keats' THE DARK AGES: OTHO THE GREAT Opens 6/11US Premiere of Keats' THE DARK AGES: OTHO THE GREAT Opens 6/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2016

Frank Farrell presents his adaptation of John Keats's only full-length play, retitled The Dark Ages: Otho the Great, based on the life of Otto I, German king in 936 CE and Holy Roman Emperor from 962 until his death in 973. The production depicts the tragic fate of Otho's valiant but hotheaded son Ludolph, whose unfaithful lover and her scheming brother induce him to rebel against his father and persecute his innocent cousin. The show runs 2 ½ hours with one intermission. (more...)

Photo Flash: Richard Cabral Stars in World Premiere of FIGHTING SHADOWS, Now Playing!Photo Flash: Richard Cabral Stars in World Premiere of FIGHTING SHADOWS, Now Playing!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2016

Jami Gertz in Association with Homeboy Industries and The Rosenthal Theater at Inner-City Arts are thrilled to present the world premiere of a new play with music, FIGHTING SHADOWS, co-written and performed by 2015 Emmy nominee Richard Cabral ("American Crime"), with musical collaboration by Rocio Mendoza and directed and co-written by Robert Egan.  FIGHTING SHADOWS will preview on Friday, April 15 at 8pm and will open on Saturday, April 16 at 7pm and run through Sunday, May 8 at the Rosenthal Theater at Inner City Arts, 720 Kohler Street in Los Angeles, 90021. (more...)

Gerry Bradley to Bring One-Man Show to BIRDS FROM THE THICKET Tacoma Little TheatreGerry Bradley to Bring One-Man Show to BIRDS FROM THE THICKET Tacoma Little Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

Tacoma Little Theatre welcomes local author, and radio host, Gerry Bradley, to their stage with his One-Man Show, BIRDS FROM THE THICKET, based on his book.  (more...)

LTAC Sets 2016-17 SeasonLTAC Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

Now in its sixth season, the Lone Tree Arts Center (LTAC) has established a reputation for presenting outstanding and engaging professional performances for audiences reaching far beyond its south metro Denver location. 60,000 people a year attend performances at the Arts Center, with ticket sales topping $1 million annually. At a private subscriber event on Friday evening, Executive Director Lisa Rigsby Peterson announced LTAC's offerings for the 2016-17 season. (more...)

Cynthia Nixon and More to Helm Greenhouse's SOLO CELEBRATION! 12-Play SeriesCynthia Nixon and More to Helm Greenhouse's SOLO CELEBRATION! 12-Play Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

Today, Jacob Harvey, Artistic Director of the Greenhouse Theater Center, announced the 12 plays that will be presented as part of the 'Solo Celebration!' series, running June 2016 - February 2017, including new works from acclaimed Chicago-based playwrights including Isaac Gomez, Brett Neveu, Douglas Post, Susan Padveen and Philip Dawkins (who will also be performing his solo work). (more...)

A STEADY RAIN and More Slated for Spring at Hudson Theatre WorksA STEADY RAIN and More Slated for Spring at Hudson Theatre Works
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

Hudson Theatre Works, North Jersey's most innovative professional theater company, announces its upcoming spring production and its slate for Playworks, its annual new play reading series. (more...)

Laura Benanti & More Perform at Theatre Forward's Gala Honoring Jesse Tyler Ferguson TonightLaura Benanti & More Perform at Theatre Forward's Gala Honoring Jesse Tyler Ferguson Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

THEATRE FORWARD and Chairman JAMES S. TURLEY will lead a celebration to support American theatre at the annual Chairman's Awards Gala tonight, April 11th at The Pierre New York (2 East 61st Street at Fifth Avenue) at 6:30pm. The Chairman's Awards Gala supports the creation of theatrical works and arts education at the country's leading nonprofit theatres. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for April 11-17, Featuring Lea Salonga and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for April 11-17, Featuring Lea Salonga and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2016

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Lea Salonga at 54 Below; Christopher Timson in #TBT: A Chubby Boy's Guide to Growing Up Normal; DUETS With The Write Teacher(s) - Volume 3; Joe Iconis and Family; and The Lion King Company in The Lion Sings Tonight. (more...)

BWW Interview: 6 Questions & A Plug with BUYER AND CELLAR's Sasha AndreevBWW Interview: 6 Questions & A Plug with BUYER AND CELLAR's Sasha Andreev
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Apr 1, 2016

Crazy as it sounds, there's a mall in Barbra Streisand's basement. And Sasha Andreev plays the one man who knows what's in there in BUYER & CELLAR, playing now at Hennepin Theatre Trust's New Century Theatre in Minneapolis through April 24, 2016. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Don Collier- Confessions Of An Acting CowboyPhoto Coverage: Don Collier- Confessions Of An Acting Cowboy
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Apr 1, 2016

The High Chaparral Reunion 2016 gathering was held from March 17th to March 20th with celebrities Don Collier, Rudy Ramos, Robert Fuller, BarBara Luna, Darby Hinton, Roberta Shore and Kent and Susan McCray in attendance. Penny McQueen, event producer, says the Reunion will return to Tucson, and will include a visit to Old Tucson Studios where the show was filmed. Check out photos from the show below! (more...)

 1  2  3  4 … 317   


BROADWAYWORLD TV

Musicals
Plays