The Kennedy Center Sets 2015 Page-to-Stage New Play Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2015

The Kennedy Center hosts its 14th annual Page-to-Stage new play festival from Today, September 5 to Monday, September 7, 2015, featuring more than 50 theaters from the D.C. metropolitan area, all with a mission to produce and support new work. The 14th Annual Page-to-Stage event showcases more than 40 new plays by female playwrights and includes nine works that are part of the citywide Women's Voices Theater Festival, which officially begins on September 8. (more...)

Andrew Upton Announces Line-Up for Sydney Theatre Company's 2016 Season; Rose Byrne & More Among Cast!
by Jade Kops - Sep 3, 2015

Sydney Theatre Company's (STC) Artistic Director, Andrew Upton, has announced the 2016 season, the last of which he will program before the position is handed over to Jonathan Church at the end of 2015. (more...)

Power Rental Market in Middle East 2015-2019 - Reportlinker Review
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2015

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Broadway Clash of the Early '80s - DREAMGIRLS vs NINE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2015

In the early 1980s, despite their previously long-running friendship, Broadway director, producer and choreographer Michael Bennett and fellow jack-of-all-trades on the Great White Way Tommy Tune, entered into what many consider the greatest face-off in Tony Awards history. Michael Riedel, writing for Vanity Fair, examines this rivalry between DREAMGIRLS and NINE in an adapted excerpt from his book RAZZLE DAZZLE for the magazine's October 2015 issue. (more...)

Joe Barros to Direct CARRIE THE MUSICAL at Michigan State, 10/10-19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Michigan State University's Department of Theatre welcomes Joe Barros as the guest director of the thrilling October production, Carrie the Musical, which will play at the Pasant Theatre at Wharton Center from Oct 10 - Oct 19, 2014. (more...)

Tina Packer Joins Boston College Theatre Department
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Arts leader Tina Packer-- celebrated stage director and one of the country's foremost experts on Shakespeare--has joined the Boston College Theatre Department for the 2014-2015 academic year, as the Rev. J. Donald Monan, S.J. Professor in Theatre Arts. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Read an Excerpt from Michael Riedel's New Book- RAZZLE DAZZLE: THE BATTLE FOR BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2015

Michael Riedel, Broadway's most respected (and feared) commentator pulls back the curtain on its stars, its producers, and its mega-hits to reveal all the shocking drama, intrigue, and Power Plays that happened off stage in his new memoir, Razzle Dazzle (available today; Simon & Schuster; US $27.00). CLICK HERE to order today. (more...)

Broadway Clash of the Early '80s - DREAMGIRLS vs NINE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2015

In the early 1980s, despite their previously long-running friendship, Broadway director, producer and choreographer Michael Bennett and fellow jack-of-all-trades on the Great White Way Tommy Tune, entered into what many consider the greatest face-off in Tony Awards history. Michael Riedel, writing for Vanity Fair, examines this rivalry between DREAMGIRLS and NINE in an adapted excerpt from his book RAZZLE DAZZLE for the magazine's October 2015 issue. (more...)

BWW Review: Merging the 14th Century Reign Of EDWARD II With The 21st Century Shows That Politics, Power, Passion And Personal Agendas Have Shaped Nations For Years.
by Jade Kops - Oct 4, 2015

Sport For Jove's latest production of Christopher Marlowe's EDWARD II is a gripping re-imagining that highlights that some things have not changed in 6 Centuries. (more...)

REELZ to Present New Kennedy-Themed Series and Specials This November
by TV - On the Road - Oct 26, 2015

REELZ today announced a November schedule packed with high-profile, Kennedy-themed original programming anchored by the network's new 10-episode documentary series 'The Kennedy Files' (more...)

BWW Reviews: Millipied's L.A. Dance Project on the Move
by Melia Kraus-har - Oct 20, 2014

At long last, Benjamin Millipied's L.A. Dance Project premiered in New York City (his home among other creative homes) at BAM. The success of the October 17th program seemed to surprise the dancers themselves--sheepishly continuing to bow upon the audience's insistence. (more...)

Donald Margulies & Julian Schlossberg to be Honored at Primary Stages Gala, 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

Primary Stages has announced that their annual Gala will take place Monday, November 3, 2014 at 583 Park Avenue. The event will celebrate the company's 30th anniversary and honor Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Donald Margulies and award-winning producer, Julian Schlossberg. (more...)

Review Roundup: Michael Riedel's RAZZLE DAZZLE: THE BATTLE FOR BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2015

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GLO 2015 Sets Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2015

GLO (Green Light One-Acts) was created by Green Light Productions to showcase the best short plays written by women. Submissions for this year's GLO were open to Los Angeles-area women only because of our commitment to promoting local artists. Out of over a hundred submissions, these five plays represent some of the most talented writers in our area who are creating dynamic characters and engaging stories.  Powerfully funny and intensely moving, the 2015 GLO plays are an incredible look at love, loss and surviving them both. (more...)

Joe Barros Directs CARRIE THE MUSICAL at Michigan State, Now thru 10/19
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

Michigan State University's Department of Theatre welcomes Joe Barros as the guest director of the thrilling October production, Carrie the Musical, which will play at the Pasant Theatre at Wharton Center from today, Oct 10 - Oct 19, 2014. (more...)

WaterTower Theatre to Stage SEXY LAUNDRY This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2015

WaterTower Theatre Producing Artistic Director Terry Martin is set to direct the Michele Riml comedy SEXY LAUNDRY, which will be presented on the Main Stage November 20 - December 13, 2015. Veteran actors Wendy Welch and Bob Hess will co-star as Alice and Henry. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Primary Stages Honors Donald Margulies and Julian Schlossberg at 2014 Gala
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 4, 2014

Primary Stages just held their annual Gala last night, November 3, 2014 at 583 Park Avenue. The event celebrated the company's 30th anniversary and honor Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Donald Margulies and award-winning producer, Julian Schlossberg. The Honorary Gala Co-Chairs are Brian d'Arcy James, Laura Linney, Elaine May, and Susan Stroman. The evening featured performances and tributes by Tony nominee Nick Cordero(performing from Bullets over Broadway), Charles Busch, Judy Gold, David Ives, the creators of In Transit, Tony winner Frank Langella, Elaine May, Tony winner Billy Porter, Marlo Thomas, Rachel York, and surprise guests. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the event below! (more...)

Elaine May to Helm PBS Documentary on Mike Nichols; Hanks, Streep & More to Appear
by Movies News Desk - Nov 2, 2015

May has directed the first documentary about her former partner, American Masters: Mike Nichols (w.t.), premiering Friday, January 29, 2016, on PBS (check local listings) to launch the 30 th anniversary season of THIRTEEN's American Masters series. (more...)

STW Resources Holding Corp Declares Water Desalination Technology Demonstration Event a Success
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

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Matthew Scott, George Merrick, Julia Coffey and More to Lead POWER PLAYS Reading
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2015

Matthew Scott (Sondheim on Sondheim; A Catered Affair; Jersey Boys) will star in a private reading of Jeff Stolzer's Power Plays, a new comedy-drama, at the Dramatists Guild's Loewe Room in Manhattan. (more...)

GridLiance and Blackstone Announce the Formation of a New Electric Transmission Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2015

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WAM Theatre to Kick Off Fresh Takes Reading Series with THE LAST WIFE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

WAM Theatre is pleased to announce the cast for the opening event in the 2016 Fresh Takes Play Reading Series, The Last Wife by Kate Hennig, directed by WAM Artistic Associate and Fresh Takes Curator Molly Clancy. The reading will take place on Sunday, April 17 at 3 pm at No. Six Depot Roastery and Cafe, 6 Depot Street in West Stockbridge, MA. (more...)

Pittsburgh CLO Summer 2016 Season Creative Teams
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

Pittsburgh CLO is pleased to announce the creative team for the 2016 Summer Season at the Benedum Center.  This talented and highly sought-after group of creative specialists will bring Broadway's best to life at the Benedum Center all summer long! Season tickets are on sale now. Further information is available below as well as at pittsburghCLO.org. (more...)

Hundreds of California High School Students' Summer Plans Include SunPower's Solar Energy Academy
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2016

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BWW Review: MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM Shows Wilson's Legacy as a Playwright
by Paul Batterson - Jun 6, 2016

Not all theatre is designed to be an escape, a refuge from our ordinary lives. Every once-in-a-while a piece comes along that not only entertains us but makes us think. When those two elements come together, you've really got something special. (more...)

Sydney Theatre Company's 31st Rough Draft MARTYRS Set for July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2016

Sydney Theatre Company's 31st Rough Draft, Martyrs, culminates in a free, one-off showing on Friday 8 July at 6.30pm in Wharf 2. (more...)

Jenna Ushkowitz and Michael Bakkensen Lead Reading of Jeff Stolzer's POWER PLAYS
by Marianka Swain - Jun 15, 2016

Michael Bakkensen, who delighted audiences on Broadway in Noises Off and The Man Who Came to Dinner, and Jenna Ushkowitz, the award-winning actress known for playing Tina Cohen-Chang on the Fox television series Glee and for her roles in numerous Broadway musicals, including The King and I and Spring Awakening, will star in a private, industry-only reading of Jeff Stolzer's Power Plays, a new comedy-drama. (more...)

CHESS THE MUSICAL to Play White Plains Performing Arts Center, 8/7-9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2015

White Plains Performing Arts Center STAGE 2 presents CHESS, the smash hit rock musical of the 1980s is back in a re-imaged production updated to today's explosive political climate between the United States and the Middle East. (more...)

AIDA Sets Pittsburgh CLO Debut at the Benedum Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

A gripping tragedy of love that transcends all, Elton John and Tim Rice's AIDA follows a courageous Nubian princess as she is forced to choose between passion and allegiance.  This poignant musical features HAMILTON's own Emmy Raver-Lampman as Aida and Broadway's Mark Evans as Radames. (more...)

SunPower Solar Science Academy Brings STEM Curriculum to a Diversity of Students Across California
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2015

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Rose Theatre Kingston to Stage London Premiere of BERYL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

Today Rose Theatre Kingston in association with West Yorkshire Playhouse announces the London premiere of BERYL, Maxine Peake's critically-acclaimed play celebrating the life of sporting legend Beryl Burton - the greatest woman on two wheels. BERYL was nominated for best new play at the Manchester Theatre Awards today. (more...)

DVR Alert: PBS's American Masters Airs Mike Nichols Documentary Tonight
by TV News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

Winner of an Oscar, a Grammy, four Emmys, nine Tonys, three BAFTAs and many other awards, director, actor, writer, producer and comedian Mike Nichols (November 6, 1931 - November 19, 2014) was an artistic trailblazer. As the legendary comedy duo Nichols and May, Nichols and his partner Elaine May revolutionized comedy in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Now, May has directed the first documentary about her former partner, Mike Nichols: American Masters, premiering tonight, January 29, 2016, at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) to launch the 30th anniversary season of THIRTEEN's AMERICAN MASTERS series. (more...)

Pittsburgh CLO Sets 2015 Summer Season Creative Team
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2015

Pittsburgh CLO is pleased to announce the creative team for the ?2015 Summer Season at the Benedum Center. These Pittsburgh CLO veterans will bring Broadway's best to life at the Benedum Center all summer long. The 2015 Season includes MARY POPPINS (June 9 - 21), MAN OF LA MANCHA (June 23 - 28), GYPSY (July 10 - 19), THE WEDDING SINGER (July 24 - August 2) and the National Tours of KINKY BOOTS (August 4 - 9) and Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA (August 11 - 16). (more...)

Works from Ryan Scott Oliver & More Set for Goodspeed's Festival of New Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2015

The 11th Annual Goodspeed Festival of New Musicals, produced by Goodspeed Musicals' Max Showalter Center for Education in Musical Theatre, kicks off its much-anticipated three-day festival of brand-new works on Friday, January 15, 2016 at the Goodspeed Opera House with a staged reading of a new Southern Gothic musical, We Foxes by Ryan Scott Oliver. (more...)

BWW Recap: SURVIVOR- BLOOD VS WATER Finale 12/17; Full Results!
by Kara McCoy - Dec 17, 2014

Alright, folks. Let's just cut right to the chase. Tonight's the SURVIVOR finale, and as I look back on the last 12 episodes, I feel more underwhelmed than nostalgic. I'm not saying the nothing happened this season, but...it kind of feels that way, doesn't it? A little bit? Usually I approach the finale with some sense of the contestant I'd like to win, or at least of the one I definitely don't. This year...I don't really care. And it's not because each of the remaining survivors deserves it; it's because they've all played this game at the same level of eh-ness. Should Baylor win? Eh. How about Missy? Eh. Jaclyn? Ehhhhh. (more...)

THIRTEEN's American Masters to Present Mike Nichols Documentary 1/29
by TV News Desk - Dec 10, 2015

May has directed the first documentary about her former partner, Mike Nichols: American Masters, premiering Friday, January 29, 2016, at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) to launch the 30th anniversary season of THIRTEEN's American Masters series. (more...)

CHESS THE MUSICAL to Play White Plains Performing Arts Center, 8/7-9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2015

White Plains Performing Arts Center STAGE 2 presents CHESS, the smash hit rock musical of the 1980s is back in a re-imaged production updated to today's explosive political climate between the United States and the Middle East. (more...)

The Kennedy Center Sets 2015 Page-to-Stage New Play Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2015

The Kennedy Center hosts its 14th annual Page-to-Stage new play festival from Saturday, September 5 to Monday, September 7, 2015, featuring more than 50 theaters from the D.C. metropolitan area, all with a mission to produce and support new work. The 14th Annual Page-to-Stage event showcases more than 40 new plays by female playwrights and includes nine works that are part of the citywide Women's Voices Theater Festival, which officially begins on September 8. (more...)

BWW Review: THE WOMEN Looks At The Scandal Filled Lives Of Manhattan Socialites in the 1930's
by Jade Kops - Aug 23, 2015

Exploring the lives of the Upper East Side, Clare Boothe Luce's THE WOMEN exposes the backstabbing, infidelity and relationships that dominated 1930's middle class socialites. (more...)

Sydney Theatre Company Announces Power Plays Events
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

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Urban Stages to Present Oren Safdie's New Play UNSEAMLY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

Located in the heart of the fashion district, Urban Stages (Frances Hill, Founding Artistic Director; Peter Napolitano, Associate Producer) is proud to present the American Premiere of Oren Safdie's play Unseamly this October.  Directed by Sarah C Carlsen, Unseamly will begin performances on October 8; Opening night is set for October 14 through November 1 at Urban Stages (259 West 30 Street) Tickets will be $55 ($35 during previews) and are available at UrbanStages.org. Cast will be announced very soon. (more...)

Shoal Games Ltd. Announces Second Quarter Results
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

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Tony Winning Play ALL THE WAY to Open The Rep's 49th season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis presents All the Way by Robert Schenkkan and directed by Steven Woolf. More topical than ever before, this behind-the-scenes view of Lyndon B. Johnson's presidency runs September 9 - October 4 on the Browning Mainstage of the Loretto-Hilton Center for the Performing Arts, 130 Edgar Road (on the campus of Webster University). (more...)

THE POWER PLAYS To Be Presented at Lone Star Theatre Co 4/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2016

Lone Star Theatre Company will present THE Power Plays: Six Plays about Strong Texas Women. The event includes six new one-act plays by Robert Askins Playwright Fellows Alan Charnock, Emily Comisar, Judith Leora, and Nilsa Reyna plus special guest playwrights Maxwell Martinez and Ryan Ramirez.  (more...)

Tina Packer's New Book 'WOMEN OF WILL' Released Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2015

Tina Packer, Shakespeare & Company's Founding Artistic Director, actor, writer -- and one of the country's foremost experts on Shakespeare -- launches her new book Women of Will: Following the Feminine in Shakespeare's Plays today, April 7, 2015. (more...)

Michael Riedel's RAZZLE DAZZLE: THE BATTLE FOR BROADWAY Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 10/6
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 23, 2015

Michael Riedel's theatre tome is set for release at last! (more...)

BWW Recap: Liza Joins the Inner Circle, Maggie Feels Neglected on YOUNGER
by Matt Smith - Apr 21, 2015

While last week was dude-crazy what with the sex-capades of Josh and Liza and the developing romance between Kelsey and Bjonberg, this week, the boys were benched, and focus is shifted to the women. Specifically, the two with whom Liza has the closest relationships: bosom buddy Maggie, who she's known for years, and new gal-pal Kelsey, whose blossoming friendship is just as meaningful, though they've only known each other a few weeks. Here's what goes down:  (more...)

Tina Packer's New Book 'WOMEN OF WILL' Set for Release Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

Tina Packer, Shakespeare & Company's Founding Artistic Director, actor, writer -- and one of the country's foremost experts on Shakespeare -- launches her new book Women of Will: Following the Feminine in Shakespeare's Plays April 7, 2015. Published by Knopf, Women of Will is a fierce and witty exploration -- part master class, part brilliant analysis -- of the women in Shakespeare's plays that illuminates Shakespeare's changing understanding of the feminine and reveals some of his deepest insights. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Fort Lauderdale - Week of 4/19/2015
by BWW - Apr 19, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/19/2015 for Fort Lauderdale (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Fort Lauderdale - Week of 4/12/2015
by BWW - Apr 12, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/12/2015 for Fort Lauderdale (more...)

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