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A Live-action Punch and Judy To Debut at Hollywood Fringe
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2016

The School of Night is pleased as punch to announce its participation in the 2016 Hollywood Fringe Festival with Punch and Judy. (more...)

SEEN / BY EVERYONE Premiere to Muse on the Digital Age at HERE This June
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

Five on a Match presents the world premiere of SEEN / BY EVERYONE, directed by Kristin Marting, co-conceived by Amir Darvish and Meg MacCary, and co-written by Matthew Cohn, Amir Darvish, Meg MacCary, Enormvs Munoz and Jen Taher. (more...)

ARLINGTON Premiere Recording, Featuring Alexandra Silber, to be Released in June
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

?Broadway Records has announced that Arlington: World Premiere Recording will be released digitally and in stores on June 17, 2016. The album is currently available for pre-order at and (more...)

2016 Patrick White Playwrights' Award, Fellowship Shortlist Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

Sydney Theatre Company has released the judges' shortlist of five plays in the running for the 2016 Patrick White Playwrights' Award which will be announced with a rehearsed reading of the winning play at The Wharf on Friday 20 May 2016 at 7pm. The winner of the prestigious Patrick White Playwrights' Fellowship will also be announced at the event on 20 May. (more...)

AUTHOR! AUTHOR! - AN EVENING WITH SHOLOM ALEICHEM to Return to Santa Monica Playhouse, 5/7-29
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

In celebration of the production's 40th anniversary, and to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Sholom Aleichem's yahrzeit (annual anniversary of his death), the award-winning Rudie-DeCarlo-Weisman 'AUTHOR! AUTHOR! - an evening with SHOLOM ALEICHEM,' the longest running Jewish musical in L.A. theatre history (4½ years in its initial run), returns to Santa Monica Playhouse for a limited run May 7- 29, 2016. (more...)

Austin Pendleton to Direct Mint Theater's A DAY BY THE SEA at Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

Coming up next for Mint Theater Company (Jonathan Bank, Producing Artistic Director; Jen Soloway, Managing Director) will be the first ever New York revival of A Day by the Sea by N.C. Hunter, directed by Austin Pendleton. This will be the Mint's first production as a resident theater company at Theatre Row. Performances will begin July 22nd and continue through September 24th at their new home at the Beckett Theater at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street between 9th and Dyer Avenues). Opening Night is set for August 25th. (more...)

New Aerial Dance GRACE AND DELIA ARE GONE Comes to Firehouse at Fort Mason Center
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

Celebrating its 20th-anniversary season, Flyaway Productions has announced its newest aerial dance, GRACE AND DELIA ARE GONE, a site-specific work created for the Firehouse at Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture. (more...)

Tommy Murphy Named Sydney Theatre Company's New Patrick White Fellow
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

Tommy Murphy has been announced as Sydney Theatre Company's new Patrick White Fellow at a special event at The Wharf on Friday 20 May. (more...)

Scoop: MARVEL'S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. on ABC - Tuesday, May 17, 2016
by TV Scoop - May 2, 2016

Get all the scoop on MARVEL'S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D., airing on ABC on Tuesday, May 17, 2016! (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of the FAWLTY TOWERS - LIVE ON STAGE Australian Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

The first images of the World Premiere Cast of Fawlty Towers - Live on Stage were released today. Photographs of Blazey Best (Sybil), Syd Brisbane (Manuel), Stephen Hall (Basil) and Aimee Horne (Polly), who along with the entire company were "handpicked" by John Cleese, who has adapted Fawlty Towers for the stage, utilising some of his own personal all time favourite moments.  (more...)

28-Year-Old Roy Alexander Weise Receives 2016 JMK Young Director Award
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

The Trustees of the JMK Trust are happy to announce today that the winner of the 19th annual James Menzies-Kitchin Young Director Award is Roy Alexander Weise. (more...)

Lucy Maunder to Join MATILDA as 'Miss Honey' in Brisbane and Perth
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

The Royal Shakespeare Company, Louise Withers, Michael Coppel and Michael Watt announced today that Lucy Maunder will join the Australian company as Miss Honey for the Brisbane and Perth seasons of MATILDA THE MUSICAL. (more...)

BWW Review: GLAMOUR TANGO a Female Twist to the Sultry Dance
by Marsha Volgyi - May 18, 2016

On May 11, 2016, The Cutting Room on East 32nd Street housed Polly Ferman's Glamour Tango. In befitting cabaret style, wining and dining were part of this evening's performance. A four-piece band would allow our ears to hear live music, which is something quite rare if not at the opera or the ballet. What piqued my interest prior was how Ms. Ferman's creation would demonstrate the tango elements without the male presence. The man seems to be an integral part of this. However I would soon be shown how the man could instead be considered a preference. (more...)

Robert Schenkkan, Kathy Najimy, Molly Pope, Finn Wittrock and More Slated for 2016 ORCHARD PROJECT
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

The Exchange today announced the artists and companies selected to participate in the 2016 Orchard Project summer residency program in Saratoga Springs, NY. Twenty-six artists and ensembles were selected from nearly 800 theatre artists to develop their big, new ideas at the Orchard Project this coming summer. (more...)

VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE to Run 6/10-7/3 at International City Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

International City Theatre presents a send-up of Chekhov's plays that is so completely hilarious, it doesn't even matter if you think Chekhov is just the name of that Russian guy on Star Trek. Mary Jo DuPrey helms a new production of the deliciously wacky, Tony Award-winning comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike by Christopher Durang for a June 10 opening, with two low-priced previews taking place on June 8 and June 9. (more...)

The Mono Box to Host Fundraising Gala LIFTING THE LID
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

The Mono Box today confirms that it will host a fundraising gala, Lifting the Lid, on 7 June 2016. The event will feature performances from Mathew Horne, Joseph Marcell, Patrick Marber and more, as well as an auction with prizes including signed memorabilia from Sally Hawkins and Zoe Wanamaker. (more...)

UK's Leading Dance Organisations Join Forces in East London
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

A collective of the UK's leading dance organisations - East London Dance, English National Ballet, Sadler's Wells and Studio Wayne McGregor - has announced a new collaborative initiative to drive a shared vision for East London to become a world-leading hub for dance. (more...)

Photo Flash: Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre Hosts YOUNG TALENT BIG DREAMS Competition
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre, together with presenting sponsor The Children's Trust, are proud to announce the 2016 winners of Young Talent Big Dreams, the most widespread local youth talent contest in Miami-Dade history. A marathon of semifinal competitions for student performers ages 8-17 culminated in the finals competition held this past Saturday, May 7, at the Miracle Theatre. BroadwayWorld has photos from the big event below! (more...)

West End's FUNNY GIRL Opens Previews, April 9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

The West End transfer of Funny Girl, receives its first preview tomorrow night, 9 April 2016 - with opening night on 20 April, at the Savoy Theatre. Michael Mayer directs Sheridan Smith as Fanny Brice, Darius Campbell as Nicky Arnstein, Marilyn Cutts as Mrs Brice, Maurice Lane as Mr Keeney, Valda Aviks as Mrs Meeker, Gay Soper as Mrs Strakosh, Natasha J Barnes as Emma/Mrs Nadler, Bruce Montague as Florenz Ziegfeld, and Joel Montague as Eddie Ryan.                 (more...)

New York City Council to Rein in Times Square Costumed Characters with New Bill
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 7, 2016

The New York City Council is moving forward with wrangling in the costumed characters of Times Square. (more...)

Critic's Choice: People to See, Shows to Do
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 7, 2016

Shows are opening, shows are closing and Fiddler on the Roof is back onstage for Actors Pointe Theatre Company while Tom Sawyer takes a bow at Springhouse Theatre in Smyrna! Obviously, the 2016 theater season continues to reveal itself at a breakneck pace, giving audiences a veritable buffet of offerings from which to choose. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE MIRACULOUS JOURNEY OF EDWARD TULANE at Oregon Children's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

Oregon Children's Theatre presents THE MIRACULOUS JOURNEY OF EDWARD TULANE by Kate DiCamillo, directed by Marcella Crowson, now through April 24, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

FANCY NANCY, THE MUSICAL to Return to the Chance This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

Due to overwhelming demand, Chance Theater is delighted to present an encore presentation of Fancy Nancy, The Musical as part of its second Theater for Young Audiences Series. (more...)

Lefra Productions to Host Mini-Festival at Roodeport Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

Lefra Productions will host a mini-festival at the Roodepoort Theatre with four top productions on stage from 12 April - 7 May. (more...)

Nashville's Theater Calendar 4/4/16
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 4, 2016

Sometimes it seems there is so much theater happening that it's difficult to keep track of it all. From personal experience, despite all the datebooks, smart phones, tablets, desktop computers and's hard to keep everything straight in this wacky business of the show. (more...)

Kit Harington-Led DOCTOR FAUSTUS Cancels Performances Due to Flood
by Louisa Brady - Apr 30, 2016

Earlier today, April 30th, 2016, several performances of the Kit Harington-Led DOCTOR FAUSTUS were cancelled due to flooding at the Duke of York's Theatre.  (more...)

Crowded Outlet to Present New York Premiere of LONE STAR SPIRITS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Crowded Outlet, a not-for-profit development and producing organization in its inaugural year, is proud to announce the New York premiere of the new comedy LONE STAR SPIRITS.  (more...)

by Nora Dominick - Apr 29, 2016

Gearing up for Tony Award nomination this coming week? Didn't have time to check in on your favorite Broadway stars? Well don't worry BroadwayWorld has rounded up some of the biggest stories from this week from Broadway and beyond with BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures.' (more...)

Chance Theater Adds Performances to SoCal Premiere of THE BIG MEAL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Anaheim's official resident theater company, Chance Theater is pleased to announce that it has added two performances of its Southern California premiere production of THE BIG MEAL. (more...)

Pianist Polly Ferman and GlamourTango to Perform at The Cutting Room, 5/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

New York-based Uruguayan-American pianist and Music Director Polly Ferman and her acclaimed GlamourTango, Tango in Feminine Form will be in concert on Wednesday, May 11 at 7:00 PM at The Cutting Room, 44 East 32nd St. in Manhattan. (more...)

Spring Gift Giving Opportunities
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016


Photo Flash: Kit Harington Opens in DOCTOR FAUSTUS at Duke of York's Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Apr 26, 2016

Coinciding with the Season 6 premiere of Game of Thrones, Kit Harington opened in the title role of DOCTOR FAUSTUS at Duke of York's Theatre in the West End last night. Jamie Lloyd's contemporary take on Marlowe's play features modern additions by Colin Teevan, replacing the contested middle section, designs by Soutra Kilmour, sound design by Ben and Max Ringham, and movement by Polly Bennett. The cast also includes Jenna Russell as Mephistopheles, Jade Anouka (Wagner), Tom Edden (Good Angel), Danielle Flett (Valdes), Brian Gilligan (Cornelius), Forbes Masson (Lucifer) and Craig Stein (Evil Angel) and ensemble member Gabby Wong. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Red Bull Theater's SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL Celebrates Opening Night
by Jennifer Broski - Apr 25, 2016

Red Bull Theater's production of Richard Brinsley Sheridan's THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL, directed by Marc Vietor, opened just last night, April 24.  BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the special night below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Friends of Mounts Botanical Garden Welcomes Hundreds of Supporters to Spring Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

The Friends of Mounts Botanical Garden today announced 260 supporters attended the annual Spring Benefit that was held on Sunday, April 10, at the Palm Beach home ofDr. Richard & Rita Lazzara. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Faith Conservatory to Stage CRAZY FOR YOU This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

The 'Gershwin Musical Comedy Extravaganza' CRAZY FOR YOU opens at Faith Conservatory. (more...)

Full Cast Set for Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's HENRY V
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2016

Ahead of celebrating Shakespeare400, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre announce their full casting for Henry V. (more...)

Critic's Choice: The Shows To See This Weekend
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 21, 2016

Shows are opening (Carolyn German unveils her latest, Go From Here, and Nashville Ballet revives Carmina Burana, both this weekend), shows are closing (your last chance to catch The Taffetas at Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre before they go the way of The Plaids is this weekend) and The Miss Firecracker Contest is back onstage at Donelson's Larry Keeton Theatre for the second of three weekends. Obviously, the 2016 theater season continues to reveal itself at a breakneck pace, giving audiences a veritable buffet of offerings from which to choose. (more...)

Glimmer Glass Festival's Premiere of New Jeanine Tesori Work Among OPERA America's Grant Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

? OPERA America, the national service organization for opera and the nation's leading champion for American opera, is pleased to announce the latest recipients of Discovery Grants and Commissioning Grants from the Opera Grants for Female Composers program, made possible through the generosity of The Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation. (more...)

Jennifer Aniston Named PEOPLE's Most Beautiful Woman in the World
by TV News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

PEOPLE has named Jennifer Aniston this year's 'Most Beautiful Woman in the World.' The annual issue will be out on newsstands this Friday. (more...)

Faith Conservatory of the Fine Arts to Present CRAZY FOR YOU This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

The 'Gershwin Musical Comedy Extravaganza' CRAZY FOR YOU opens at Faith Conservatory. (more...)

Nashville's Theater Calendar 4/18/16
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 18, 2016

Sometimes it seems there is so much theater happening that it's difficult to keep track of it all. From personal experience, despite all the datebooks, smart phones, tablets, desktop computers and's hard to keep everything straight in this wacky business of the show. (more...)

Kate Beckinsale Among The Newport Beach Film Festival Honorees
by Movies News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

The Newport Beach Film Festival will celebrate outstanding contribution to global cinema at a special event during the 17th annual Festival (April 21-28, 2016) at the Balboa Bay Resort, April 23. (more...)

Director Michael Mayer Punches Up FUNNY GIRL Revival with Expanded Dance Numbers, Set Pieces
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

With previews in full swing at the Savoy Theatre, director Michael Mayer continues to polish the new revival of FUNNY GIRL, starring Sheridan Smith, which premiered at Menier Chocolate Factory. (more...)

RosettaBooks Selects 'First in a Series' eBooks
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

NEW YORK, NY - There's nothing like starting a new book series. And series books are not just reserved to the romance and mystery genre. You can also find several new and popular book series in the science fiction, history and nonfiction genre. (more...)

Royal Shakespeare Company Announces 2016 London Season
by Marianka Swain - Apr 11, 2016

The Royal Shakespeare Company has announced new details of its 2016 London season. The Alchemist and Doctor Faustus will transfer directly from the Swan Theatre to the Barbican, playing in rep for a four-week run from August, with the same cast directed by Polly Findlay and Maria Aberg respectively. They will be followed by Cymbeline and King Lear, transferring from the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, playing an eight-week run in rep from late October, directed by Melly Still and Gregory Doran respectively. In addition, following their Chichester Festival Theatre run, Love's Labours Lost and Much Ado About Nothing will travel to the West End's Theatre Royal Haymarket in December. (more...)

GlamourTango to Perform at The Cutting Room, 5/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

Uruguayan pianist/producer Polly Ferman is proud to present GlamourTango, a unique all-female multi-media music and dance show that pays tribute to the women who quietly wrote the pages of Tango from the very beginning and, until now, have not been recognized for their contributions to the irresistible art form. The show includes fascinating and rarely seen black and white films from Argentina, recorded in the early forties, featuring female singers and tango dancers. Polly Ferman has created and produced this stylish production of tango music and dance from South America's Rio de la Plata region, performed by an ensemble of musicians, vocalists and dancers who specialize in the art of Tango.  Wednesday May 11, 7 PM, at The Cutting Room, 44 East 32 Street, NYC. (more...)

BWW Review: Desert Theatreworks Presents a Brilliant Production of OTHER DESERT CITIES
by Audrey Liebross - Apr 11, 2016

Desert Theatreworks, Palm Desert's community theatre, hits the mark with Its current production, Jon Robin Baitz's OTHER DESERT CITIES, a must-see. The acting, directing, set design, and lighting are all top-notch. (more...)

Actors Co-op to Present Brian Friel's DANCING AT LUGHNASA This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

Actors Co-op (Ovation Award-Winner 2014 Best Intimate Theatre Musical for 110 in the Shade) presents the fourth and final show in its 2015-2016 season (and 24th year of producing theatrical excellence in Los Angeles!) with DANCING AT LUGHNASA, by Brian Friel, choreography by Julie Hall and directed by Heather Chesley. (more...)

Nashville's Theater Calendar 4/11/16
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 11, 2016

Sometimes it seems there is so much theater happening that it's difficult to keep track of it all. From personal experience, despite all the datebooks, smart phones, tablets, desktop computers and's hard to keep everything straight in this wacky business of the show. (more...)

BWW Column: More People Should be Talking About PEAKY BLINDERS
by Kaitlin Milligan - Apr 1, 2016

To many people who don't know about it, PEAKY BLINDERS sounds less like a television show and more like a confusing phrase. I myself was guilty of writing the show off before even watching an episode. However, thanks to the recommendation of a close friend (with impeccable taste in television), I decided to watch the first episode of the Netflix series. (more...)

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