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Brooks Atkinson Theatre (New York, NY)
256 W. 47th St.

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Based on Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare

BWW Review: Ah-choo! Theatre Memphis Gets HAY FEVER
by Joseph Baker - May 6, 2016

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Print Room at the Coronet to Stage UK Premiere of HAIM - IN THE LIGHT OF A VIOLIN
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

With Deathwatch currently running in the theatre and Beckett in London due to open on the 17 May, The Print Room at the Coronet today announces the UK premiere of Haim - In The Light Of A Violin, written and directed by Gerald Garutti, in a new translation by Christopher Hampton. This production marks the return of French writer and director Garutti to the Print Room, after his 2014 production of Dostoevsky's Notes from Underground, starring Harry Lloyd. (more...)

BWW Review: BAD JEWS, New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, May 3 2016
by Jenny Ell - May 5, 2016

Family gatherings and occasions are frequently tarnished by disagreements; none more so than at weddings, christenings and funerals when extended families are often brought together. Joshua Harmon's play Bad Jews takes place following a family funeral and an heirloom belonging to the deceased is being fought over. This dark situational comedy is set in a plush studio apartment in Manhattan where cousins are staying overnight amidst the Jewish commemorations following their Grandfather's passing. (more...)

ECLIPSED's Lupita Nyong'o Sees Nothing Small in Danai Gurira's Powerful Drama
by Michael Dale - May 4, 2016

the Oscar-winner and Tony nominee responds to a reporters inquiry as to why she's in a 'small play.' (more...)

Ellen DeGeneres Launches New Digital Network
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

Emmy-winning talk show host, producer and social media powerhouse Ellen DeGeneres is continuing her expansion into the original digital content business in a significant way with the announcement of the creation of the Ellen Digital Network and the unveiling of its first-ever programming slate today at the 2016 Digital Content NewFronts. An Ellen Digital Ventures initiative launched in partnership with the Warner Bros. Television Group, the Ellen Digital Network will build upon the success of Ellen's digital destination ellentube and The Ellen DeGeneres Show website EllenTV.com, as well as her official YouTube channel, wildly popular social media following and popular game Heads Up! to create a robust, premium cross-platform advertising and integration opportunity for brands to associate with the compelling and engaging original content Ellen produces and distributes, in a positive, high-quality environment. (more...)

The Old Vic Announces New Season - Glenda Jackson Returns in KING LEAR, John Boyega in WOYZECK, ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

The Old Vic today announces Artistic Director Matthew Warchus' second season, continuing a wide-ranging programme that includes world premieres, new writing, musicals, classic revivals and The Old Vic Variety Nights. There will also be a new strand of children's programming to engage the next generation of theatregoers, demonstrating Matthew's 'something for everyone' approach. (more...)

deadmau5, Nero & Rødhåd to Perform at ULTRA Europe for First Time
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

With less than two and a half months until it kicks off, Europe's ultimate summer paradise, Destination ULTRA – Croatia Music Week, is shaping up to be one for the record books as it announces a slew of celebrated acts set to perform across the week. (more...)

TransGaming Announces Assignment of SwiftShader IP
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

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BWW News: New HIPSTER MUSICAL to Hit Rockwell
by Don Grigware - May 4, 2016

Ashley Argota , whose credits include The Fosters; True Jackson, VP; Lab Rats and Michael Viruet (pictured) , boasting Pitch Perfect and Hunkappella, are set to star in a hyper-styled new musical entitled Hipster Sweatshop. Argota and Viruet play love interests from opposite sides of the track in this musical set in downtown LA's hottest jewelry boutique. Viruet, who plays the sexy delivery guy Jesus for whom Argota's Siri falls hard, says that Hipster Sweatshop is "a fun concept with some great characters. Its duets will blow your socks off!" (more...)

2015 FIFA Women's World Cup Champion Abby Wambach Joins ESPN
by TV News Desk - May 4, 2016

Abby Wambach, 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup champion and two-time Olympic gold medalist, has agreed to a multiyear contract to serve as an analyst and contributor to ESPN across various shows and platforms. (more...)

BWW Review: Stellar Performances in A COCK AND BULL STORY, Though the Production Itself Pulls its Punches
by David Fick - May 27, 2016

Even if A COCK AND BULL STORY ultimately pulls its punches. the two performances around which the production is built are stellar, most likely some of the best work South African audiences will see onstage this year. (more...)

Rehearsals Have Begun for Ayad Akhtar's DISGRACED at CTG/Mark Taper Forum
by Maeve Riley - May 26, 2016

Rehearsals have begun for Ayad Akhtar's 2013 Pulitzer Prize-winning play 'Disgraced,' which begins previews June 8, opens June 19 and continues through July 17, 2016, at the Mark Taper Forum. (more...)

TCG to Host 2017 National Conference in Portland
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, proudly announces that the 27th annual TCG National Conference will take place in Portland, OR from June 8 to 10, 2017. The TCG National Conference provides the largest forum for the national theatre community to assemble for artistic and intellectual exchange. The multi-day event draws hundreds of theatre professionals from around the world for meetings, speeches, performances, and opportunities to explore the local theatre community. (more...)

BWW Review: Irondale Ensemble Powers Through 4 Shakespeare Greats in 1599
by Charles Quittner - May 26, 2016

Irondale Ensemble's 1599 tackles one of William Shakespeare's finest years with incredibly acted hour long adaptations of Henry V, Julius Caesar, As You Like it, and Hamlet. (more...)

'CURIOUS INCIDENT' to Offer Specially Priced Lottery in Celebration of Book's Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

The Tony Award-winning production of the National Theatre's THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME announces a $13 Ticket Lottery in celebration of the 13th Anniversary of Mark Haddon's book The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time on Tuesday, May 31 at 5:00PM. (more...)

Photo Flash: Andre De Shields, Maulik Pancholy, Telly Leung & More Celebrate Opening of STC's THE TAMING OF THE SHREW
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

 Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) presents Ed Sylvanus Iskandar's bold new interpretation of Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew, featuring the music of Duncan Sheik, which opened last night in STC's Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW). Check out photos from opening night below! (more...)

Carrie Underwood, Brad Paisley to Host 50TH ANNUAL CMA AWARDS Live on ABC
by TV News Desk - May 25, 2016

Country superstars Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood will be returning to host Country Music's Biggest Night in 2016. (more...)

710 Main Theatre Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

  The 710 Main Theatre presents the 2016 - 17 Frey Electric Construction Co. Season with a diverse mix of programming including collaborations with two  local theatre companies as well as a brand new partnership with the Shaw Festival to present a production at the 710 Main Theatre.  (more...)

BWW Interview: REMARKABLY NORMAL by Jessi Blue Gormezano, Abortion Stories from the 1 in 3 Campaign - Comes to Austin's Paramount Theatre
by Lynn Beaver - May 25, 2016

BWW Interview: REMARKABLY NORMAL by Jessi Blue Gormezano, Abortion Stories from the 1 in 3 Campaign - Comes to Austin's Paramount Theatre (more...)

BWW Interview: We Are All Irish!
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - May 24, 2016

'We are all Irish. Everyone loves the free, spirited, easy come-easy go air of the Irish, and this show makes everyone want to be Irish all the time - not just on St. Patrick's Day.' There is a twinkle in his eye, as Maine State Music Theatre's Artistic Director, Curt Dale Clark, utters those words. Immediately his sentiments are seconded by the show's director/choreographer, Marc Robin, and Portland Stage's Artistic Director, Anita Stewart, all three of whom will be joining forces to create Frank McCourt's play with music, The Irish and How They Got That Way, from August 16- September 4, 2016, at Portland Stage. (more...)

Qin Feng Exhibition Opens in Venice
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

'Waiting for Qin Feng,' a solo exhibition of work by Chinese ink artist Qin Feng, will be on view in Venice from May 19 - June 19, 2016. Installed in three locations including the former Monastery of San Giorgio Maggiore, now home to the Fondazione Giorgio Cini (the first contemporary Chinese art installation), The Armenian Catholic Monastery on San Lazzaro Island and Venice International University (VIU) on San Servolo Island, the exhibition will be presented in collaboration with the Fondazione Giorgio Cini and is curated by Achille Bonito Oliva and Ambassador Umberto Vattani. (more...)

Showdown Theatre Arts & U.S. High School Partner to Present London Premiere of PROSPECT HIGH: BROOKLYN
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company and Education at Roundabout have announced that Baltimore School for the Arts in the US and Showdown Theatre Arts in the UK will present the London premiere of PROSPECT HIGH: BROOKLYN. (more...)

Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks 2016 Tour Set
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

In the midst of the world's largest yearlong celebration of Shakespeare, which brings 850 events to more than 500,000 Chicagoans and visitors throughout 2016, Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST), the City of Chicago, Chicago Park District and Boeing partner to present the annual citywide summer tradition, Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks. In its fifth anniversary year, the FREE FOR ALL tour is the largest citywide event of the Shakespeare 400 Chicago festival. Made possible by production sponsor BMO Harris, 25 performances of Shakespeare's delightful romantic comedy Twelfth Night tour to 19 neighborhood parks across the City, July 14-August 14, 2016. Adapted and directed by Kirsten Kelly, this jubilant, music-infused production features some of Shakespeare's most beautiful poetry and riotously comedic characters-in a 75-minute theatrical event for audiences of all ages. (more...)

Shakespeare '70 to Present HAMLET at MCCC's Kelsey Theatre, 6/3-12
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre is pleased to welcome back the Mercer County-based theater company Shakespeare '70 for "Hamlet" in June.  Now in its 47th year at Kelsey, the popular company presents Shakespeare's epic tale about the Prince of Denmark, considered by many to be Shakespeare's best play, on Fridays, June 3 and 10 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, June 4 and 11 at 8 p.m.; and Sundays, June 5 and 12 at 2 p.m. Kelsey Theatre is located on MCCC's West Windsor campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. A reception with the cast and crew follows the opening night show on June 3. (more...)

THE GOLD to Be Presented as Part of 2016 NYMF at The Pearl Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

The New York Musical Festival and Laura Yosowitz, Vital Arts Collaborative are pleased to announce THE GOLD, a new musical about one man's fight for love, family and country, with book by Andrea Lepcio and Phil Yosowitz, and music and lyrics by Phil Yosowitz.   (more...)

Brighton Fringe Book Launch as Bloomsbury Publishes New World War One Play
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2016

After its hugely successful premiere at Edinburgh Festival Fringe last year, receiving four and five star reviews, Ross Ericson's new play The Unknown Soldier is to be published by Bloomsbury, and as a first for Brighton Fringe, Sweet Venues will host the book launch at Sweet Waterfront on Monday 30th May at 2PM - marking  the start of the play's run at Sweet Dukebox for the last week of the festival. (more...)

BWW Preview: THE NEW NORM at The Brooklyn Museum is a Restaurant
by Marina Kennedy - May 20, 2016

Visit The Norm, a new restaurant at the Brooklyn Museum. (more...)

MARX IN SOHO, SPRING AWAKENING and More Set for Spotlighters Theatre's 55th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

This season holds a wealth of 'theatre magic' for you! A little frightening, and a lot of fun! Spotlighters tackles a variety of genres, and takes our audiences on some dark travels into the world of politics, feuding families and neighbors, gossipy friends, crime, murder and Dungeon & Dragons. (more...)

BWW Review: Reality Mirrors Fiction in HILLARY & MONICA - A Nice Work-In-Progress of a Play On a Work-in-Progress
by Gil Kaan - May 20, 2016

Clever workshop presentation of the world premiere of playwrights Victor Bardack & Edward Michael Bell's HILLARY & MONICA. Though HILLARY & MONICA contains lots of witty elements still to be tweaked and fleshed out, the winning and steady component that needs no changing or improving's the central, charismatic performance of Barry Pearl as playwright Ben Rose.  (more...)

2016 Keir Choreographic Award Finalists Are Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

The four finalists for the 2016 Keir Choreographic Award (KCA), Australia's first major choreographic award, were announced on Saturday night at the KCA Closing Ceremony at Melbourne's Dancehouse. KCA celebrates the vibrancy of Australian choreography and expands the debate around contemporary choreographic practice. (more...)

BWW Review: Award winning JERUSALEM Misses the Mark at Ensemble
by Roy Berko - May 2, 2016

If you go to see JERUSALEM, now on stage at Ensemble Theatre, don't expect it to be about people living in the Israeli city of that name, or of the 2013 film of the same name concerning a group of messianic pilgrims abandoning their native Sweden to emigrate to Palestine. (more...)

Photo Flash: Lena Hall, Robin De Jesus & More Pay Tribute to Prince at 42West
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

On May 16, Jacob Langfelder's Broadway The Hardway and Michael J. Moritz Jr. presented a one night only encore performance of DEARLY BELOVED... A Tribute to Purple Rain at 42West. Check out photos below! (more...)

Riverside Theatre Sets Upcoming Comedy Zone Experiences
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

Due to the great success of last years' themed Comedy Zone Experiences, Comedy Zone weekends from May through December 2016 will continue the fun with Summer Nights, Vegas Nights, Oktoberfest Nights and Winter Nights. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Qin Feng Ink Art Display, WAITING FOR QIN FENG
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

VENICE, ITALY – “Waiting for Qin Feng,” a solo exhibition of work by Chinese ink artist Qin Feng, will be on view in Venice from May 19-June 19, 2016. Installed in three locations including the former Monastery of San Giorgio Maggiore, now home to the Fondazione Giorgio Cini (the first contemporary Chinese art installation), The Armenian Catholic Monastery on San Lazzaro Island and Venice International University (VIU) on San Servolo Island, the exhibition will be presented in collaboration with the Fondazione Giorgio Cini and is curated by Achille Bonito Oliva and Ambassador Umberto Vattani. There will be a Vernissage and performance by Qin Feng at the former Monastery of San Giorgio Maggiore on May 19 beginning at 6pm, a seminar with the artist and curators on May 26 at the Navy Officer's Club at the Arsenale from 4pm-7pmand a press conference at VIU on May 27 at 3pm. (more...)

Saints Award $125,000 to Chicago Performing Arts Groups for 2016
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

The Saints, Chicago's Volunteers for the Performing Arts, have announced that it is awarding $125,000 in grants to 28 performing arts groups in the Chicago metropolitan area for 2016. (more...)

The Speakeasy Becomes First Theatre Project in U.S. to Offer Equity Crowdfunding
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

Yesterday, under the production umbrella of Sam Lee Laundry LLC, The Speakeasy became the first theater project in the country to use the new SEC equity crowdfunding rules when it launched its Series B investment offering on the WeFunder platform. (more...)

BWW Blog: Jeff Blumenkrantz - Favorite Dressing Room Items of the BRIGHT STAR Cast
by Guest Blogger: Jeff Blumenkrantz - May 16, 2016

Today I'm addressing another excellent question from @JudyMolnar: 'What are some favorite items Bright Star cast members have in their dressing rooms? Show & tell.' (more...)

Photo Flash: Jonathan Groff Teams Up with Jesse Tyler Ferguson for Tie the Knot; View the Collection!
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

Jesse Tyler Ferguson, husband Justin Mikita, and their non-profit advocacy organization, Tie The Knot, are happy to announce their latest collection of limited edition bow ties launching on May 17th. The latest collection will include the addition of Tony award nominee this season for Hamilton, Jonathan Groff to Tie The Knot's extensive list of guest designers. The collection will be available exclusively at The Tie Bar and $20 of every $25 purchase will be donated directly back to Tie The Knot. (more...)

Baltimore & UK High Schools Partner to Present London Premiere of PROSPECT HIGH: BROOKLYN
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) and Education at Roundabout (Jennifer DiBella, Director of Education) are pleased to announce that Baltimore School for the Arts in the US and Showdown Theatre Arts in the UK will present the London premiere of PROSPECT HIGH: BROOKLYN. Written by Daniel Robert Sullivan and a team of New York City teenagers, Prospect High: Brooklyn was developed in partnership with Education at Roundabout and the Fox Foundation Resident Actor Fellowships. The play is in the midst of a Rolling World Premiere in 23 high school productions across the US, September 2015 - September 2016, but this will be the very first international production. The schools will present the play on June 4th at 11:30 AM and 2:30 PM. Tickets may be reserved by writing BoxOffice@TristanBatesTheatre.co.uk. Call 020 3841 6611 for more information. (more...)

BWW Review: THE REALISTIC JONESES at Thinking Cap Theatre
by Roger Martin - May 13, 2016

Living up to its reputation for Theatre La Quirke, Nicole Stodard's Thinking Cap is currently running Will Eno's THE REALISTIC JONESES (more...)

Photo Flash: 1 in 3 Campaign Launches National Tour of Abortion Play
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

The 1 in 3 Campaign just launched a national tour of a groundbreaking new documentary play on abortion in the face of political attacks on access to safe, affordable abortion care. The play moves past the noise of the current political climate and features first-hand accounts from the people who receive and provide abortion care, even as access to abortion care comes under increasing threat. Scroll down for a first look at the company onstage! (more...)

Berkeley Rep Adds AN OCTOROON to 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

Today, Berkeley Repertory Theatre revealed that Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' Obie Award- winning play, An Octoroon, will be the seventh and final production in its upcoming 2016-17 subscription season. The West Coast premiere of the reworking of the mid-19th-century play will be performed in the Peet's Theatre in June 2017. (more...)

Debralee Bowen Launches THE LITTLE YELLOW CLUBHOUSE DIARY
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

A message from the girls at the Little Yellow Clubhouse: 'Calling All Girls! Summer is finally here, and we can't wait to hang out with you in the Little Yellow Clubhouse! We are BFFs who love spending time together. We love dancing, cheerleading, yoga and gymnastics to name a few. We hang out together all the time, even though we are very different. There are five of us, and together we have formed a club, vowing to stay friends for the rest of our days! We can't give out too much information, we wouldn't want The Tree House Club boys to know! Our days are full of laughter and fun as we write in our dairy about our thoughts, our dreams, and the endless tricks we play on those smelly Tree House Club boys.' (more...)

Chinese Ink Artist Presents Solo Exhibition in Venice, May 19
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

'Waiting for Qin Feng,' a solo exhibition of work by Chinese ink artist Qin Feng, will be on view in Venice from May 19-June 19, 2016. Installed in three locations including the former Monastery of San Giorgio Maggiore, now home to the Fondazione Giorgio Cini (the first contemporary Chinese art installation), The Armenian Catholic Monastery on San Lazzaro Island and Venice International University (VIU) on San Servolo Island, the exhibition will be presented in collaboration with the Fondazione Giorgio Cini and is curated by Achille Bonito Oliva and Ambassador Umberto Vattani. There will be a Vernissage and performance by Qin Feng at the former Monastery of San Giorgio Maggiore on May 19 beginning at 6pm, a seminar with the artist and curators on May 26 at the Navy Officer's Club at the Arsenale from 4pm-7pm and a press conference at VIU on May 27 at 3pm. (more...)

Calpian Issues Shareholder Update
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

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Andre De Shields to Guest Star in WOZ: A ROCK CABARET at Victory Gardens Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

Joining the original cast as the Wizard is Tony Award-nominated actor Andre De Shields, Broadway's original 'The Wiz' (1975). (more...)

Marcus Center to Welcome The Manhattan Transfer and Take 6, 10/26
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

The Marcus Center Presents series, sponsored by Envoy Restaurant and Lounge, is excited to bring the two- mega groups, The Manhattan Transfer and Take 6, to the intimate Wilson Theater at Vogel Hall for The Summit Concert.  This one night only performance is on Wednesday, October 26 at 7:30 pm.  Tickets are $75 and go on sale on Friday, May 20 at 12:00 pm. Tickets can be purchased at the Marcus Center Box Office at 929 North Water Street, online at Ticketmaster.com or MarcusCenter.org or by phone at 414-273-7206. Group are available for 10 or more by calling Group Sales at 414-273-7121 x210. (more...)

BWW Blog: Maty Cameron - College Theatre: The Family I Never Knew I Had
by Guest Blogger: Maty Cameron - May 11, 2016

I joined community theatre when I was fourteen. I had played sports my entire life. Playing sports with the same group of girls my entire life was competitive, caddy, and miserable. And then I joined the theatre world. Yes, the theatre world is competitive, and there are many people who can be caddy, but it was different here: there was an entirely new aspect to this: a sense of family. They were a shoulder to cry on when I needed it, they supported me when I was in shows elsewhere, they were there. It was the first non-biological family that I had formed myself, and that was the first time I realized I would never leave theatre.  (more...)

1 in 3 Campaign Launches National Tour of Abortion Play; Beginning in Atlanta, 5/12
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

The 1 in 3 Campaign announced today the national tour of a groundbreaking new documentary play on abortion in the face of political attacks on access to safe, affordable abortion care. The play moves past the noise of the current political climate and features first-hand accounts from the people who receive and provide abortion care, even as access to abortion care comes under increasing threat.  (more...)

Sondra Lee Signs on for Film Forum's GREASE Screening
by TV News Desk - May 10, 2016

Film Forum has added an additional guest to their Sunday, May 15 screening of GREASE: Broadway legend Sondra Lee. (more...)

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