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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

Diamond Resorts International Timeshare -- Best Golf Courses Around the World
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2016

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Theatre Pros from MTC, The Public, CSC & More Among TCG's New Round of Leadership U Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) announces the 2016 Round 4 Cycle A recipients of the Leadership U[niversity]-Continuing Ed program. (more...)

Cast Announced for West Coast Premiere of BARBECUE at Geffen Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

Geffen Playhouse has just announced the cast for its West Coast premiere production of Barbecue, written by Obie and Helen Hayes Award winner Robert O'Hara. Tony nominee Colman Domingo directs the production starring Yvette Cason, Dale Dickey, Omar J. Dorsey, Frances Fisher, Kimberly Hebert Gregory, Travis Johns, Elyse Mirto, Maya Lynne Robinson, Heather Alicia Simms and Rebecca Wisocky. (more...)

THE LAST POET ON MARS, CHERRY PICKING: HOT TRAMP and More Coming Up at The Wild Project
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

The Wild Project just announced details for its current and upcoming shows. Scroll down for more info! (more...)

Crowded Fire to Present THE SHIPMENT by Young Jean Lee
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Closing out Crowded Fire's 2016 season of new and contemporary plays is the Bay Area premiere of Young Jean Lee's THE SHIPMENT co-directed by Artistic Director Mina Morita and Resident Artist Lisa Marie Rollins. THE SHIPMENT, which took New York by storm in 2009 caused Time Out New York to call her "one of the best experimental playwrights in America." As characterized by The New Yorker, Young Jean Lee "does whatever she can to get under our skin-with laughs and with raw, brutal talk that at times feels gratuitous, and is meant to." (more...)

David Perlman to Return to Feinstein's/54 Below with MOSTLY FUNNY SONGS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

David Perlman (Baby It's You!, Yank!, Madagascar Live!, and other shows without exclamation points) returns to Feinstein's/54 Below for his solo concert debut of Mostly Funny Songs. (more...)

Photo Flash: Josh Davis and Company Get Into Character for THE GOLD at NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

The New York Musical Festival and Laura Yosowitz, Vital Arts Collaborative welcome Josh Davis (Beautiful) as Joseph in THE GOLD, a new musical about one man's fight for love, family and country, with book by Andrea Lepcio and Phil Yosowitz, music and lyrics by Phil Yosowitz, music supervision by Steven Jamail and direction by Spiro Veloudos. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in character below! (more...)

BWW Blog: Amanda Grillo - Luciana's Outlook: A Stage Manager's Perspective
by Guest Blogger: Amanda Grillo - Jul 25, 2016

This week, we call our attention to a position that is necessary for any production to run smoothly. Whether it be a play or musical, professional or community, no production is complete without a stage manager. They keep you organized and aren't afraid to take that script from you when you were supposed to be off book last week. They are a wealth of knowledge, glue that keeps the show together. Here at the West Haven Council on the Arts/ Theater West, our stage manager for The Comedy of Errors is Dana Kaplan. (more...)

Pokemon GO Now on PC with KOPLAYER
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

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EDINBURGH 2016: BWW Q&A - Milk
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 25, 2016

We speak to Ross Dunsmore, writer of Milk which is part of TravFest at the Traverse Theatre during the Edinburgh Festival. (more...)

BUYER & CELLAR and BECOMING DR. RUTH at the Mendocino Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Buyer & Cellar and Becoming Dr. Ruth play on alternating days, beginning on July 28th through September 4th.  Six Sunday matinees and four Wednesday evening performances are included in the run, with a discount available when purchasing both shows.  Please check the theatre website, mendocinotheatre.org to see performance dates and times or call the box office at 707-937-4477.  Mendocino Theatre Company is located at 45200 Little Lake Road in Mendocino, on the beautiful grounds of the Mendocino Art Center.  Don't miss these delightful plays! (more...)

The Sound to Present World Premiere Play FOR ANNIE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

The Sound will present the world premiere play For Annie, written by Beth Hyland and directed by Rebecca Willingham. (more...)

Children's Garden Reblooms at Atlanta Botanical Garden
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Kids and parents have anxiously awaited the reopening of the Children's Garden at the Atlanta Botanical Garden, and with good reason. The wildly popular attraction, closed for nearly a year for renovations, offers quite a few new features, and families can finally check out many of them. (more...)

Summer Scare Fest, 'NO LIMITS' Short Film Event and More Coming Up at The Wild Project
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

The Wild Project has announced its current and upcoming productions and events. Check out the lineup below! (more...)

Wilson Sporting Goods Co. Introduces The Wilson X Connected Football
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

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Photo Flash: Independent Shakespeare Co. Presents THE TEMPEST at Old Zoo in Griffith Park
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2016

This summer INDEPENDENT SHAKESPEARE CO. presents an imaginative production of Shakespeare's final play, THE TEMPEST, featuring Thom Rivera as Prospero and directed by Matthew Earnest.  THE TEMPEST will begin previews at THE GRIFFITH PARK FREE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL on Saturday, July 30 at 7pm and will open on Saturday, August 6 at 7:00pm and perform through Sunday, September 4 at the Old Zoo in Griffith Park.  All ISC Summer Shakespeare productions are FREE to the public!  THE TEMPEST is the second of two productions being presented at this year's GRIFFITH PARK FREE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL. RICHARD III played June 25 - July 24. (more...)

Tony-Winning CABARET Comes to Atlanta's Fox Theatre This Fall; Tickets on Sale This Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta announced today that individual tickets for the Atlanta engagement of Roundabout Theatre Company's CABARET will go on sale Sunday, August 28 at 10 a.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Andre De Shields' CONFESSIONS OF A P.I.M.P. at Victory Gardens
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2016

Dennis Zacek and Grippo Stage Co., Inc., are presenting CONFESSIONS OF A P.I.M.P., written and performed by two-time Tony nominee and Emmy winner Andre De Shields, and directed by Samuel G. Roberson Jr. and Dennis Zacek. The cast also includes Kimberly Lawson and Donica Lynn. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Cirque Du Soleil Brings Childhood Whimsy And Imagination Back To Sydney With KOOZÅ.
by Jade Kops - Aug 27, 2016

Cirque Du Soleil draws on their traditional origins to pair breathtaking acrobatics and hilarious clowning to reinvigorate a sense of wonder as the KOOZÅ box is opened. (more...)

Comedian Don Barnhart to Get Down and Dirty at The D in Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Beginning Sept 8th, award-winning comedian Don Barnhart begins a residency at Jokesters Comedy Club at The D Casino Hotel in Las Vegas. (more...)

VIDEO: Legendary Andre De Shields in CONFESSIONS OF A P.I.M.P. at Victory Gardens Theater
by Michael Dale - Aug 26, 2016

The dynamic actor, singer and dancer Andre De Shields opened last night at Chicago's Victory Gardens Theater (2433 N. Lincoln Avenue) in his own new play, CONFESSIONS OF A P.I.M.P., directed by Samuel G. Roberson and Dennis Zacek. (more...)

'CURIOUS INCIDENT', Broadway's Longest-Running Play in More Than 10 Years, Enters Final Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

A friendly reminder! There is just one more week to see the Tony Award-winning production of the National Theatre's The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time before it closes on Broadway Sunday, September 4 at the Barrymore Theatre, 243 West 47th Street. (more...)

J.B. Heaps' New Play THE KOAN OF SEYMOUR to Play IRT Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

IRT Theater presents Punchline Productions' THE KOAN OF SEYMOUR by J.B. Heaps, directed by Justin Bennett, running September 2-18, 2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for UGLY LIES THE BONE at Alliance Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Rehearsals started yesterday for The Alliance Theatre's production of Ugly Lies the Bone, a beautifully written drama about postwar recovery by Lindsey Ferrentino. Ugly Lies the Bone will run on the Hertz Stage at the Alliance Theatre September 16 - October 9, 2016. Opening night is Wednesday, September 21, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Alfred Molina and Jo Beth Williams Celebrate SKYLIGHT THEATRE COMPANY in Los Angeles with Staged Reading of Keith Bunin's VERA LAUGHED
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

It's 1942 and the famous author Ivan Bunin, who escaped the Russian Revolution 20 years earlier, has created a new life for himself in the French countryside with his wife and his mistress. He still dreams of returning home, but he's not a young man anymore, and the world is at war again. Based on a true story. (more...)

Comedian Don Barnhart to Kick Off Las Vegas Residency Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

Just back from entertaining the troops for the third time this year, comedian Don Barnhart will begin a residency at Jokesters Comedy Club inside the D Las Vegas Casino Hotel performing nightly at 10:30pm beginning Sept 8th, 2016 (more...)

'Fred the Head and Other Tales of Dread' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

William Hoke, freelance writer and author, has completed his new book 'Fred the Head and Other Tales of Dread': a creative work that was inspired by tales the author told to his grandchildren. This compilation of short stories captivates the audience by fear, laughter and trickery. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of André De Shields in CONFESSIONS OF A P.I.M.P.
by Stage Tube - Aug 22, 2016

Dennis Zacek and Grippo Stage Co., Inc., are presenting CONFESSIONS OF A P.I.M.P., written and performed by Broadway and Chicago star Andre De Shields, and directed by Samuel G. Roberson and Dennis Zacek. The cast also includes Kimberly Lawson and Donica Lynn. (more...)

Spotlighters Opens 55th Season with MARX IN SOHO by Howard Zinn
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

Marx is back! The premise of this funny, witty and insightful "play on history" is that Karl Marx has agitated with the authorities of the afterlife for a chance to clear his name. Through a bureaucratic error, though, Marx is sent to Soho in New York, rather than his old stomping ground in London, to make his case. (more...)

Nassim Soleimanpour to Skype in Live WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT Chat at Drama Book Shop
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

The Drama Book Shop will welcome producers Tom Kirdahy and Devlin Elliott for a discussion about the new off-Broadway sensation White Rabbit Red Rabbit. Playwright Nassim Soleimanpour will Skype into the conversation. The event, which is free to the public, will take place this Wednesday, August 24th at 5:00PM.  (more...)

TCG Welcomes Dallas Theater Center Artistic Director as New Board Chair
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, announces Kevin Moriarty, artistic director of Dallas Theater Center, as its new board chair, taking over the position from Diane Rodriguez, associate artistic director of Center Theatre Group. (more...)

Volunteers at Rio Olympics Launch Effort to Defeat Drug Abuse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Volunteers are making a difference in Riothey have distributed a million drug education booklets to the athletes, the international crowd attending, and hundreds of thousands in the slums (favelas) of the city. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: 60 Years After Breaking New Ground For British Theatre, Red Line Production Brings LOOK BACK IN ANGER To Sydney Audiences.
by Jade Kops - Aug 21, 2016

A gripping expression of a not too distant past is exposed with honesty and raw emotion in LOOK BACK IN ANGER. (more...)

Tickets On Sale for MAMMA MIA! Farewell Tour at Broadway at the Hobby Center
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 2, 2016

Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus' MAMMA MIA!, the smash hit musical based on the songs of ABBA, returns to the BBVA Compass Broadway at the Hobby Center season as a part of its final farewell tour.  (more...)

Historic Production of SEVEN GUITARS a Hit at Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

In spite of oppressive August humidity, the first two weekends of the landmark production of August Wilson's 'Seven Guitars' were sold out and pulled in rave reviews. All 165 seats on tiers as a thrust space were filled. (more...)

Edgerton Foundation New Play Awards Announce 2016 Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, is pleased to announce the recipients of the first round of the 2016 Edgerton Foundation New Play Awards. The awards, totaling $580,000, allow 15 productions extra time in the development and rehearsal of new plays with the entire creative team, helping to extend the life of the play after its first run. Two more rounds of recipients will be announced later this year. (more...)

Brian Dennehy, Kate Baldwin & More Will Be Featured in Sheen Center's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

? The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture (18 Bleecker Street) announces the fall and winter programming of their 2016-2017 season. Featuring thought-provoking theater, film, music, poetry, art, and discourse, The Sheen Center will continue several successful series launched in their inaugural season, as well as maintain a focus on fostering new talent. Building on its first season that featured David Mamet and a re-envisioning of his play The Anarchist; Comedian Jim Gaffigan; speaker Michael Bloomberg; a panel discussion on Netflix's Daredevil with Marvel TV; red carpet screenings and an extended run of the hit play Universal Robots by Mac Rogers, the Sheen Center continues its excellence in diverse programming. (more...)

Washington National Opera Announces Fifth Season of America Opera Initiative
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Washington National Opera (WNO) today announced full programming details for the fifth season of the American Opera Initiative, its comprehensive commissioning program that brings contemporary American stories to the stage while fostering the talents of rising American composers and librettists. For the first time, all of the program's world premiere operas will be presented during an American Opera Initiative Festival weekend, January 13-15, 2017 in the Kennedy Center Family Theater. (more...)

Berlin Duo Pan-Pot Release 'Win Some' EP on MOOD Records
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

The German two-man-machine that is Pan-Pot take a breather from their imprint, Second State Audio and apply their slick dancefloor science to Nicole Moudaber's label MOOD Records with their two track 'Win Some' EP out now on Beatport. (more...)

Maryland Ensemble Theatre to Open 2016-17 Season with BAD JEWS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) presents Josh Harman's runaway NY hit Bad Jews as its 2016-2017 Season Opener. Directed by MET Associate Artistic Director, Gene Fouche fresh off her direction of METs hit production of Superior Donuts, with Assistant Director Bethanie Herman. The play will run at MET for four weeks beginning September 16. (more...)

Two August Performances at Baltimore Playwrights Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

The Baltimore Playwrights Festival is pleased to announce the opening of their final two productions: Feeding the Furies by Andrea Markowitz opening on August 18 at the Audrey Herman Spotlighters Theatre, and(verb) a play on words by Seth Freeman opening August 25 at Stillpointe Theatre. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2016 - BWW Review: ANDREA HUBERT WEEK, Gilded Balloon, 14 August
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Aug 15, 2016

On Monday, Andrea was in a supermarket, clutching a mini-carafe of don't-judge-me wine. By Friday she was musing: 'Should I get on the train, or jump in front of it?'. A surprisingly uplifting debut hour of medication, night sweats, stoned teenage philosophy and how putting on socks is life's most challenging and meaningless endeavour. (more...)

BWW Review: Playful, Joyous MAMMA MIA! Rocks MSMT Stage
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Aug 12, 2016

The electric, near ecstatic atmosphere in Brunswick's Pickard Theater last night more closely resembled that of a rock concert than a theatre company opening. For months in advance, the sold out box office has signaled the joyful anticipation of Maine State Music Theatre's new production of Mamma Mia! - one of the first regionally for the blockbuster Broadway hit. But anticipation aside, it is the delivery here that is the story: a stunningly executed, intelligently staged, deliciously performed rendition of the 2001 long running ABBA musical that transformed the intimate Pickard Theater into a boisterous celebration. (more...)

BWW Review: BIOGRAPHY: A GAME Presents A Fascinating Premise
by Barry Lenny - Aug 12, 2016

Biography: A Game is the latest production at that very busy venue, the Bakehouse Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES: DREAM ON at Stages Repertory Theatre
by Brett Cullum - Aug 11, 2016

You can feel the standing ovation building the second they start working their way through 30 hit songs that the audience sings along with gleefully. I saw the production the second weekend, and already audience members were proclaiming to others 'This is my THIRD time!' (more...)

Bantasy First to Bring Daily Fantasy Sports with Virtual Currency to the UK and Spain, Where Industry Is Poised for Strong Growth
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

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Lebanon International Theatre Festival Announces Programme, Aug. 20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

Lebanon International Theater Festival 2016 has released the programmed theater plays that will be shown at Nabatiyeh from 20 to 26 August 2016. (more...)

CAESAR Brings Shakespeare in the Park to Brooklyn 8/27
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

brooklynONE productions (bkONE) presents William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar. (more...)

CHILDREN OF EDEN Returns to London Tonight at the Union Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

CHILDREN OF EDEN returns to London 25 years after its original West End production, playing at the Union Theatre from tonight 10 August, with a press night on Friday 12 August 2016. (more...)

Andre De Shields' New Work CONFESSIONS OF A P.I.M.P. Comes to Victory Gardens This Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

Dennis Zacek and Grippo Stage Co., Inc., will present Confessions of a P.I.M.P., written and performed by Andre De Shields, and directed by Samuel G. Roberson and Dennis Zacek. The cast also includes Kimberly Lawson and Donica Lynn. Confessions of a P.I.M.P. runs August 26, 27 at 8pm and August 28 at 7:30pm at Victory Gardens Theater, located at 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. (more...)

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