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B Street Theatre's Mainstage Presents HAND TO GOD
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Hand to God premiered at the Ensemble Studio Theatre in New York City in October 2011 and returned in February 2012. It opened Off-Broadway at the Lucille Lortel Theatre on March 14, 2014 and made its Broadway debut at the Boothe Theatre on April 7, 2015. (more...)

East Lynne Theater Company Announces Registration for 11th Annual Workshop
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Applications are available for the award-winning East Lynne Theater Company's 11th Annual Summer Student Workshop. For the last ten years, students have performed a variety of shows in front of standing-room only audiences. This year, it's 'Robin Hood,' written by Gayle Stahlhuth and directed by Robert LeMaire, who also runs the workshop. (more...)

BWW Previews: HENRY VIII at Commonwealth Theatre Center
by Keith Waits - May 9, 2017

Completing The Shakespeare Canon At Commonwealth Theatre Center (more...)

Ars Lyrica Wraps up its 2016-17 Season with a Fantastical Finale
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Performed in Zilkha Hall at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts on May 21st at 6:00 p.m., DON QUIXOTE'S EXCELLENT ADVENTURES winds up the Ars Lyrica 2016/2017 season with a whimsical Baroque program inspired by the figure of the Ingenious Gentleman of La Mancha. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'The Final Battle' on Season Finale of ONCE UPON A TIME
by TV News Desk - May 8, 2017

Below, check out the promo for the two hour season finale of ONCE UPON A TIME titled 'The Final Battle Part 1' and 'The Final Battle Part 2'. The episodes airs next Sunday, may 14th on ABC. (more...)

Donmar Warehouse Announces Full Casting For New Musical COMMITTEE
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

The Donmar Warehouse today announces full casting for The Public Administration and Constitution Affairs Committee Take Oral Evidence on Whitehall's Relationship with Kids Company a new musical with music by Tom Deering, and book and lyrics by Hadley Fraser and Josie Rourke.    (more...)

Latitude Festival 2017 Invites Theatre Line Up To Join The Revolution
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

The UK's finest multi-arts festival returns for its 12th edition promising an unrivalled breadth, depth and quality of arts programming. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - May 6, 2017
by - May 6, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 6 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Dallas You Might Have Missed 5/5 - Dallas Opera's NORMA and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Dallas You Might Have Missed 5/5 - Dallas Opera's NORMA and More! (more...)

Gary Trainor to Lead the West End's SCHOOL OF ROCK THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

Andrew Lloyd Webber's Olivier award-winning production of School of Rock - The Musical today announces that Gary Trainor, having played the role of alternate Dewey since the show's London premiere, will lead the cast as Dewey Finn from 17 May 2017, with Stephen Leask joining the cast as the alternate Dewey. (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Dallas You Might Have Missed 5/26 - Vote in the BWW Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Dallas You Might Have Missed 5/26 - Vote in the BWW Awards! (more...)

Showbiz Legend Bill Kenwright Signs Joe Mcelderry For Brand New Album: SATURDAY NIGHT AT THE MOVIES
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Following his performance on ITV1's Tonight At The Palladium last night, much-loved singer and actor Joe McElderry revealed that he will be releasing a brand new album this summer on Bill Kenwright's record label, BK Records. (more...)

Cast Complete for Star-Studded HOOD: THE ROBIN HOOD MUSICAL ADVENTURE at Dallas Theater Center
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

2017 Regional Theatre Tony Award Recipient Dallas Theater Center will present the world premiere of Hood: The Robin Hood Musical Adventure, a new musical comedy written and directed by five-time Tony-nominated playwright Douglas Carter Beane with music and lyrics by Lewis Flinn. (more...)

East Lynne Theater Company's 37th Season Continues!
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The award-winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company continues its 37th season in June. This year's theme is 'The American Dream.' (more...)

Connor Arnold to Star in Tim Rice's New Version of BLONDEL at the Union Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

Producers have announced the cast for the world premiere of a spanking new version of the Tim Rice musical comedy Blondel. (more...)

The Glimmerglass Festival Welcomes Eric Owens as Artistic Advisor
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

The Glimmerglass Festival has appointed acclaimed bass-baritone Eric Owens as Artistic Advisor. (more...)

by Jeffrey Ellis - May 17, 2017

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI! It's May 17, 2017, and summer - or a reasonable facsimile thereof - has arrived in Nashville, with temperatures already climbing toward the 90s! When prompts the musical question: What's on your agenda for the summer of 2017? Anything we should know about and, more importantly, write about? (more...)

Serenbe's ROBIN HOOD to Feature Immersive Sherwood Forest, Zip Line
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Serenbe Playhouse, recipient of the prestigious American Theatre Wing grant, and recently honored with the most Suzi Bass Awards for a musical in Atlanta (Miss Saigon), will present Robin Hood, new adaptation by Rachel Teagle. The show is directed by Broadway's Paul McGill with original music by GRAMMY nominee John Burke. (more...)

BWW Interview: Scott Cote as Brother Jeremiah in SOMETHING ROTTEN on Tour
by Kathy Strain - May 16, 2017

When Nick and Nigel Bottom decided they wanted to write a new hit play, they knew they had a lot of work ahead of them. With William Shakespeare as their competition, they knew they had to be new and innovative. The hilarious show SOMETHING ROTTEN is an original musical comedy with a book by John O'Farrell and Karey Kirkpatrick and music and lyrics by Karey and Wayne Kirkpatrick. It follows their adventures in writing the first musical and the cast of characters that add to the humor of the show. Scott Cote plays Brother Jeremiah and can be called the 'villain' of the show. BWW caught up with Scott as he prepares to come to Austin, Texas with the cast to share this fun show. (more...)

Brand New Version of BLONDEL to Premiere at Union Theatre this June
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

A brand new version of the Tim Rice musical comedy Blondel, which follows the trials and triumphs of an ambitious minstrel in King Richard the Lionheart's court, will get its London premiere at the Union Theatre from Wednesday 21 June - Saturday 15 July. (more...)

Natalie Dormer and David Oakes Star In VENUS IN FUR at Theatre Royal Haymarket
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

TRH Productions will present Natalie Dormer and David Oakes in the West End premiere of David Ives' hit Broadway play Venus in Fur this autumn for a strictly limited nine week engagement at the Theatre Royal Haymarket. This critically-acclaimed two-hander will run from 6 October to 9 December with opening night for press on 17 October. (more...)

Cast Announced for Grand Theatre's Production of BRASSED OFF
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Today, Wolverhampton Grand Theatre announced that Jeffrey Holland will lead the cast of its first in-house production in almost 40 years. Jeffrey will play ex-miner and veteran conductor of Grimley Band, Danny in BRASSED OFF, from Wednesday 23 August - Saturday 2 September 2017. (more...)

Bush Theatre Announces Casting for HIR Starring Arthur Darvill
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Casting is announced today for the UK premiere of Hir, written by Taylor Mac (24-Decade History of Popular Music) and directed by Nadia Fall (Disgraced). Arthur Darvill (Doctor Who, Broadchurch, Once) will play Isaac, Griffyn Gilligan (Teddy Ferrara) plays younger sibling Max, Ashley McGuire (Shopping and F***ing, The Suicide) will play their mom Paige and Andy Williams (The 39 Steps, War Horse) plays her husband Arnold. (more...)

Warner Bros. presents BUGS BUNNY AT THE SYMPHONY II with the NJSO
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

WARNER BROS. presents BUGS BUNNY AT THE SYMPHONY II -a spectacular fusion of classical music and classic animation that celebrates the world's most famous and beloved cartoons and their equally famous music-with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, June 3-4 in Newark and New Brunswick. Conducted by Emmy Award-winner George Daugherty, and created and produced by Daugherty and Emmy Award-winning producer David Ka Lik Wong, the production is a celebration of the world's favorite Warner Bros. Looney Tunes characters on-screen with live full symphony orchestra accompaniment. (more...)

by Cary Ginell - May 1, 2017

King of the Road: The Roger Miller Story features brilliant performance by Jesse Johnson as the late country music star (more...)

GENTLY DOWN THE STREAM, Starring Harvey Fierstein, Extends at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

The Public Theater announced today a one-week extension for the world premiere of GENTLY DOWN THE STREAM, written by Martin Sherman and directed by Sean Mathias. The show officially opened on Wednesday, April 5, and was previously extended through Sunday, May 14. It will now run an additional week through Sunday, May 21. (more...)

Cast Announced for Alan Ayckbourn's HOUSE and GARDEN at The Watermill Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

The Watermill Theatre announces the cast of Alan Ayckbourn's duo of comedies, House and Garden, two major productions at the heart of the theatre's 50th anniversary celebrations. (more...)

BWW Review: GOING IN STYLE at Palace Nova Eastend Cinemas
by Barry Lenny - Apr 28, 2017

Set in New York, Going in Style is based on the 1979 film of the same name. (more...)

MasterVoices Announces Establishment of The Roger Rees Fund for Musical Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

MasterVoices (formerly The Collegiate Chorale) announces the establishment of The Roger Rees Fund for Musical Theater, honoring the late stage, film and television actor Roger Rees and celebrating the company's long, warm and fruitful artistic collaboration with him.   (more...)

Lionsgate Expands Output Deal with Central Partnership in Russia
by Movies News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Lionsgate a premier next generation global content leader, has strengthened its presence in a key international territory by entering a new output agreement with Russian distributor Central Partnership for the distribution of Lionsgate and Summit Entertainment films in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (more...)

Glimmerglass Festival Presents World Premiere of STOMPING GROUNDS, May 8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

As part of its 2017 season, The Glimmerglass Festival will present the world-premiere hip-hop opera Stomping Grounds, a show written entirely in verse blending hip-hop, spoken word and opera. In May, the production will travel to 11 regional community venues throughout New York State and three in New York City, in performance workshops and discussions hosted by librettist, director and choreographer Paige Hernandez, an acclaimed performer, director, and playwright known for her effective fusion of theater, hip-hop, dance and education.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Fun House Theatre and Film presents ROBIN HOOD AND HIS MERRY WOMEN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

The Dallas Children's Theater Academy and Fun House Theatre and Film present an original comedy from the mind of Jeff Swearingen this May with Robin Hood and his Merry Women. Writer and director Jeff Swearingen turns the classic tale of Robin Hood into a girl-powered rallying cry fit for audiences of all ages. Reflecting our times and comedically using a well-known story to touch on the subjects of equality and fairness, an all youth cast delivers the tale of a band of women who put the HER in Sherwood Forest, May 19-27. (more...)

It's Going to Be a Bumpy Night: Cate Blanchett to Star in Ivo van Hove Stage Adaptation of ALL ABOUT EVE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Baz Bamigboye of The Daily Mail has reported that Academy Award winning actor, Cate Blanchett, has signed on to play the role of Margo Channing in a stage adaptation of the classic film All About Eve. (more...)

Colorfront On-Set Dailies & Express Dailies 2017 Versions Deliver More Raw On-Set Power And UHD/HDR Versatility
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017


VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'The Black Fairy' Episode of ONCE UPON A TIME
by TV News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

On the next episode of ONCE UPON A TIME titled 'The Black Fairy', Storybrooke braces for the final battle and uncovers a heart-wrenching secret. (more...)

Trademark Theater Celebrates its Inaugural Year with THE BOY AND ROBIN HOOD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Trademark Theater celebrates its inaugural year with The Boy and Robin Hood, a play-with-music written by Tyler Mills with score and lyrics by local composer David Darrow. The production, conceived and directed by Tyler Michaels, runs at the Ritz Theater in Minneapolis, May 24 - June 11. (more...)

The Old Globe to Reprise THINKING SHAKESPEARE LIVE! This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

For many San Diegans, their ability to understand and appreciate the wonders of the Bard during our Summer Shakespeare Festival has increased exponentially since they joined us for Thinking Shakespeare Live!, a 90-minute exploration of the language of Shakespeare led by the Globe's Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein and assisted by three professional classical actors. (more...)

CABARET to Open Arden Theatre Company's 2017-18 Lineup; Children's Season Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Arden Theatre Company announced today that the musical CABARET will open their 30th Anniversary Season and the 2017/18 20th Anniversary Arden Children's Theatre Season. (more...)

Defiance Theatre Company presents West Coast Premiere: ROBIN HOOD, a Lady in Waiting
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Defiance Theatre Company presents the West Coast Premiere of 'Robin Hood: A Lady in Waiting'. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Where Bluebirds Fly' Episode of ONCE UPON A TIME
by TV News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Below, check out a sneak peek at the next episode of ONCE UPON A TIME titled 'Where Bluebirds Fly'. In the episode, airing Sunday, April 23rd on ABC,  destroying a sorceress will take the ultimate sacrifice! (more...)

Confirmed! ONCE UPON A TIME Musical Episode to Air This May
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 17, 2017

ET exclusively confirms reports that a musical episode of ABC's hit drama series ONCE UPON A TIME will air on Sunday, May 7th. In addition, the site reveals that the episode will see the marriage of Emma Swan and Killian Jones! (more...)

Totem Pole Playhouse Award Nominations Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2017

Totem Pole Playhouse has announced nominations in twelve categories for the Fourth Annual Totem Pole Playhouse Awards to be presented Sunday, May 21, at 5pm on stage at Gettysburg College's Majestic Theater. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of NW Children's Theater's ROBIN HOOD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Get ready for justice, Sherwood Forest-style! Adventure awaits as Robin, Marian, and com- pany return to cross swords and match wits with the nefarious Sheriff of Nottingham and the evil Prince John in this hilarious, heist-lled, original adaptation! This original production was a smash hit when it rst landed on NWCT's stage as a world premiere in 2011. This slapstick production feature a hilarious script by Portland native James Moore, and is lled to the brim with both swordplay and wordplay. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in costume below! (more...)

Flux Theatre Ensemble presents the New York City Premiere of WORLD BUILDERS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Flux Theatre Ensemble will present the New York City premiere of World Builders by Johnna Adams (Gidion's Knot, Sans Merci, The Angel Eaters Trilogy) April 28 - May 13 at the West End Theatre (263 W 86th St, New York, NY 10024). The production will be directed by Kelly O'Donnell (Marian, Jane the Plain, Dog Act) and will feature August Schulenburg (Hearts Like Fists, Flux), and Alisha Spielmann* (Sans Merci, Flux). *Appears courtesy of Actors' Equity Association. (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Dallas You Might Have Missed 4/14 - 24 Hour Chicago Musical and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Dallas You Might Have Missed 4/14 - 24 Hour Chicago Musical and More! (more...)

Verge Theater Announces May Programming
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Here's what is happening at Verge Theater in May! See the full schedule of events below! (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 4/4/2017 - 4/11/2017
by - Apr 11, 2017

Hottest Articles on 4/4/2017 - 4/11/2017. (more...)

THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS, BURGLAR BILL and More Set for 2017 Autumn Little Lyric Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

The Lyric Hammersmith has announced its 2017 Autumn season of Little Lyric especially for audiences aged between 2-11 years. (more...)

The Old Globe Presents HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MR. SHAKESPEARE! Free Event
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

The Old Globe would like to invite friends, Romans, countrymen-all of San Diego, in fact-to join us in celebrating our resident playwright William Shakespeare's birthday with Happy Birthday, Mr. Shakespeare! on Saturday, April 22, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., on the Globe's campus in Balboa Park. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Awake' Episode of ONCE UPON A TIME on ABC
by TV News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

On the next episode of ONCE UPON A TIME titled 'Awake', protecting their family means rewriting history, but altering the past could demolish the here and now. Once Upon a Time is new next Sunday on ABC. (more...)

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