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Bristol Riverside Theatre Opens 28th Season with THE 39 STEPS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel and a dash of Monty Python and you have The 39 Steps, the hilarious whodonit opening Bristol Riverside Theatre's season tonight, September 30-October 26. Directed by Gus Kaikkonen, the ensemble cast features Dan Hodge, Matt Leisy, Karen Peakes, and Adam Sowers. (more...)

HORNIMAN'S CHOICE Begins This Month at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2015

Commissioned by the Finborough Theatre, Horniman's Choice brings together four plays by the leading figures of the 'Manchester School' of playwrights - Harold Brighouse, Stanley Houghton and Allan Monkhouse, all originally championed by Annie Horniman, owner of Gaiety Theatre, Manchester, the first regional repertory theatre in Britain. Horniman's Choice runs at the Finborough Theatre, playing Sunday and Monday evenings and Tuesday matinees from Sunday, 27 September 2015 (Press Night: Monday, 28 September 2015 at 7.30pm). (more...)

THE VALLEY OF ASTONISHMENT Begins 9/14 at Theatre for a New Audience
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

The United States premiere of the internationally acclaimed new work written and directed by Peter Brook and Marie-Helene Estienne, The Valley of Astonishment, featuring Kathryn Hunter (A Midsummer Night's Dream, Kafka's Monkey), Marcello Magni (Fragments), and Jared McNeill (The Suit), begins previews Sunday, September 14, at 7:30pm for an opening Thursday, September 18,at 7:30pm and a run through Sunday, October 5, at Theatre for a New Audience, Polonsky Shakespeare Center, 262 Ashland Place. (more...)

Didy Veldman's New Company Releases Performance Dates for this November!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Award-winning choreographer and former Rambert dancer DIDY VELDMAN has developed an excellent reputation for her expressive, thoughtful, dynamic work for a wide range of dance companies including Scapino Ballet in Amsterdam, Ballet du Grand Theatre de Geneve and Rambert.  She has recently formed UMANOOVE, her own company, to develop and perform her latest work, 'THE HAPPINESS PROJECT' which premieres at Ipswich Jerwood DanceHouse on November 4th before touring. (more...)

Jim Dale to be Honored at Workshop Theater's unGala This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2015

Jim Dale--one of the world's great stage entertainers: singer, dancer, comedian, Shakespearean actor and raconteur--will be honored with the Second Annual Jewel Box Award at Workshop Theater Company's second unGala on October 19 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM at 353WEST, 353 West 46th Street, NYC. Mr. Dale will celebrate his 50 years as an entertainer and will even take stage for a short performance. (more...)

Cast Announced THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY at Ustinov Studio, Theatre Royal Bath
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2015

The Ustinov Studio, Bath is delighted to announce the UK premiere of Georges Feydeau's THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY as part of its autumn 2015 season, translated by Kenneth McLeish and directed by the Ustinov Studio's Artistic Director, Laurence Boswell. (more...)

Nederlands Dans Theater 1 Slated for FALL FOR DANCE Festival 2016
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Nederlands Dans Theater 1, one of the world's most prolific and creative contemporary dance companies, will perform in Program 5 of the 2016 Fall for Dance Festival at New York City Center today, October 7 and Saturday, October 8 at 8 pm. (more...)

Ballet Hispanico to Bring DIALOGOS Series to the Arnhold Center with 'FLAMENCO' Talk
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

Ballet Hispanico, celebrating over 45 years of bringing individuals and communities together to celebrate and explore Latino cultures, announces the continuation of its new conversation series, Dialogos at the Arnhold Center, which explores the connections between the arts, social justice, and Latino culture. (more...)

BALLET HISPÁNICO, in Collaboration with the Apollo Theater, Presents A Trio of Works
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

In what has become an 'enjoyable tradition during the holiday season' (The New York Times), Ballet Hispanico in collaboration with the Apollo Theater makes its annual return to the Apollo stage, led by Eduardo Vilaro in his seventh season as Artistic Director. A trio of works will draw upon the innovation and versatility of one of the world's premier dance companies to capture contemporary Latino culture through movement. The performances are supported by Goya Foods, Lead Sponsor of Ballet Hispanico. (more...)

Ballet Hispanico to Bring DIALOGOS Series to the Arnhold Center with 'FLAMENCO' Talk
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

Ballet Hispanico, celebrating over 45 years of bringing individuals and communities together to celebrate and explore Latino cultures, announces the continuation of its new conversation series, Dialogos at the Arnhold Center, which explores the connections between the arts, social justice, and Latino culture. (more...)

Les Arts Florissants Announces 2014-15 Season Highlights
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

William Christie's internationally acclaimed Baroque music ensemble, Les Arts Florissants, today announced highlights of its 37th season, encompassing more than 70 performances in approximately 35 venues, two international tours, the 7th edition of the young singers Academy Le Jardin des Voix— this season offering the musical theme of In an Italian Garden— and four new recordings on its own newly created label, Les Editions Arts Florissants. (more...)

Melbourne Ballet Company to Premiere BEING & TIME
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Being &Time is an exhilarating World Premiere triple bill which Melbourne Ballet Company will perform at The Concourse Theatre on Saturday March 11 at 7.30pm & Sunday March 12 at 2pm, 2017. (more...)

PTC to Premiere of IT HAPPENED ONE CHRISTMAS, 12/4-19
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2015

Pioneer Theatre Company presents the premiere musical event It Happened One Christmas, December 4 through December 19, 2015.    (more...)

Photo Flash: The Lambs Honors Tony Winner Jim Dale
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2014

The Lambs, America's first professional theater club, honored Jim Dale at a luncheon yesterday, November 17th, 2014. Scroll down for a photo from the event! (more...)

Don't Miss Superstar Cellist Zuill Bailey!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Superstar cellist Zuill Bailey plays Dutilleux's phenomenal Tout un monde lointain.... The program includes such masterpieces as Debussy's Prelude a l'apres-midi d'un faune, and Elgar's Enigma Variations. (more...)

Nimbus Dance Works Marks 10 Years with BAM Performances This Week
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2015

Nimbus Dance Works will take the stage with three performances at the Brooklyn Academy of Music's Fishman Space at the Fisher Building tonight, May 8 at 8 PM and tomorrow, May 9 at 2 and 8 PM. Marking 10 years of producing its own brand of impactful dance, Nimbus will present the world premieres of two works at BAM. (more...)

Ed Hoopman, Erica Spyres and Mark Pierre to Lead Lyric Stage's PETER AND THE STARCATCHER
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston's 2015-16 season closes with an acclaimed new play (partly inspired by the theatricality of Nicholas Nickleby) that uses ingenious stagecraft, the talents of a dozen of our favorite actors, and the limitless possibilities of your imagination to create theatrical magic. (more...)

God Save the Queen! Meet the Full Cast of THE AUDIENCE, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Mar 8, 2015

Academy Award winner Helen Mirren will return to Broadway this spring as Elizabeth II in Peter Morgan's The Audience, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Stephen Daldry. Opening Night is tonight, March 8, 2015; the limited engagement runs through June 28, 2015 at Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. Scroll down to learn more about the company! (more...)

Polish Your Passion Launches National Campaign to Help Spread Word About Tony Awards' #NominateMyTeacher Program
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2015

Currently, Polish Your Passion is launching the first national campaign of #TonyShine. The #TonyShine online effort will benefit the Tony Awards® and Carnegie Mellon University's #NominateMyTeacher search for the inaugural Excellence in Theatre Education Award. (more...)

Second Thought Theatre to Stage THE GREAT GOD PAN This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

Second Thought Theatre follows acclaimed production of Martyr with THE GREAT GOD PAN as the second show of its 2016 season. (more...)

Melbourne Ballet Announces Alex Theatre St Kilda Residency With New Ballet, March 11-12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

The Melbourne Ballet Company (MBC) and the Alex Theatre St Kilda are proud to announce a 2016 residency where the vibrant ballet company will develop and perform several works at one of Melbourne's most exciting new theatres. (more...)

Melbourne Ballet Company Set for Residency at the Alex Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

The Melbourne Ballet Company (MBC) and the Alex Theatre St Kilda are proud to announce a 2016 residency where the vibrant ballet company will develop and perform several works at one of Melbourne's most exciting new theatres. (more...)

BROWNSVILLE SONG (B-SIDE FOR TRAY) Plays Long Wharf Theatre, Now thru 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

Long Wharf Theatre presents brownsville song (b-side for tray) by Kimber Lee, directed by Associate Artistic Director Eric Ting, from tonight, March 25 through April 19. (more...)

NYC Ballet Announces 2016-17 Season - World Premieres by Justin Peck, Alexei Ratmansky and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

New York City Ballet will open its 2016-17 Season at Lincoln Center on Tuesday, September 20, and will continue for 21-weeks of performances, through Sunday, May 28, and feature a total of 77 ballets created by 24 different choreographers. (more...)

Nimbus Dance Works to Mark 10 Years with BAM Performance, 5/8-9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

Nimbus Dance Works will take the stage with three performances at the Brooklyn Academy of Music's Fishman Space at the Fisher Building on Friday, May 8 at 8 PM and Saturday May 9 at 2 and 8 PM. Marking 10 years of producing its own brand of impactful dance, Nimbus will present the world premieres of two works at BAM. (more...)

Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2015, Spring Edition!
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 22, 2015

In the coming months, Broadway will welcome a fresh crop of productions- many of which will mark the Broadway debuts for a slew of talented actors. Whether they are fresh faces or established stars, these Broadway babies will soon take their very first bows on some of the grandest stages in the world. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Debut of the Month - THE AUDIENCE's Richard McCabe
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 21, 2015

Today McCabe speaks exclusively with BWW about portraying one of England's most recognizable historic figures and 'a man of the people.' (more...)

BWW TV: THE AUDIENCE's Richard McCabe on His Tony Win - 'It's a Good Award When It's Got Some Weight to It'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 8, 2015

?THE AUDIENCE's Richard McCabe just accepted the 2015 Tony Award for Featured Actor in a Play for his role as Prime Minister Harold Wilson. He re-joined THE AUDIENCE after the London production for which he won an Olivier Award for best supporting actor. This is his Broadway debut. BroadwayWorld caught up with McCabe in the winners' room right after his speech - click below to hear his thoughts on his Tony win! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: THE AUDIENCE's Richard McCabe's Best Featured Actor Tonys Speech
by Stage Tube - Jun 7, 2015

THE AUDIENCE's Richard McCabe just accepted the 2015 Tony Award for Featured Actor in a Play for his role as Prime Minister Harold Wilson. Click below to watch McCabe's full speech! (more...)

THE AUDIENCE's Richard McCabe Wins Tony for Best Actor Featured Role Play
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2015

Richard McCabe has won the 2015 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play for his role as Prime Minister Harold Wilson in THE AUDIENCE. The role marks his Broadway debut.  (more...)

Richard McCabe Reveals He Was Offered Role in WOLF HALL on Broadway
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 7, 2015

Richard McCabe, who took home the 2015 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play for his role as Prime Minister Harold Wilson in THE AUDIENCE tonight, revealed he could have ended up in another Broadway show this year. (more...)

Nederlands Dans Theater to Bring Four U.S. Premieres to NY City Center
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

Nederlands Dans Theater 1 returns to New York with a 2016 season that includes four U.S. premieres by Sol León and Paul Lightfoot, Crystal Pite, and Marco Goecke, running November 16 – 19, 2016 at New York City Center.  Nederlands Dans Theater, under the Artistic Direction of choreographer Paul Lightfoot, is recognized as one of the world's most prolific and creative contemporary dance companies.  (more...)

New York City Ballet to Host 2016 Fall Gala in September
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2016

On September 20, 2016, New York City Ballet will open its 2016-17 Season at Lincoln Center with the fifth anniversary of its annual Fall Fashion Gala, featuring an evening of world premiere ballets created by an internationally-acclaimed roster of choreographers and fashion designers. (more...)

Americana Theatre Company to Stage GREASE, 7/7-23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2016

Americana Theatre Company (ATC), Plymouth's professional theatre company, presents Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey's Grease, the 1950's rock musical, from July 7 to 23, on Thursdays at 7 pm and Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm at The Spire Center for the Performing Arts, 25 ½ Court Street, Plymouth. (more...)

Americana Theatre Company Stages GREASE, Now thru 7/23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

Americana Theatre Company (ATC), Plymouth's professional theatre company, presents Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey's Grease, the 1950's rock musical, from tonight, July 7, to July 23, on Thursdays at 7 pm and Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm at The Spire Center for the Performing Arts, 25 ½ Court Street, Plymouth. (more...)

Cast Announced for Beth Steel's LABYRINTH at Hampstead Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Jul 26, 2016

Hampstead Theatre presents the world premiere of Beth Steel's LABYRINTH, a Hampstead Theatre commission. Directed by Anna Ledwich, this compelling new thriller explores the fallout from one the most catastrophic economic crises of modern history, which brought Latin America to its knees for decades. The play runs 1 September-8 October, with press night on 7 September. (more...)

Americana Theatre Company to Stage GREASE, 7/7-23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2016

Americana Theatre Company (ATC), Plymouth's professional theatre company, presents Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey's Grease, the 1950's rock musical, from July 7 to 23, on Thursdays at 7 pm and Fridays and Todays at 8 pm at The Spire Center for the Performing Arts, 25 ½ Court Street, Plymouth. (more...)

SCAPIN to Run 2/19-27 at UofSC's Longstreet Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

The University of SC Department of Theatre and Dance will present the outrageous comedy Scapin, February 19-27 at Longstreet Theatre. (more...)

Tony Winner Jim Dale Bringing Solo Show to London
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

Following his huge Off-Broadway success in New York, Tony Award winner, two-time Grammy Award winner and two-time Academy Award nominee Jim Dale will bring his critically acclaimed show, Just Jim Dale, to London's West End in May this year. (more...)

BROWNSVILLE SONG (B-SIDE FOR TRAY) to Play Long Wharf Theatre, 3/25-4/19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2015

Long Wharf Theatre presents brownsville song (b-side for tray) by Kimber Lee, directed by Associate Artistic Director Eric Ting, from March 25 through April 19. (more...)

Tickets For JUST JIM DALE, May-June 2015, On Sale Now!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2015

Following his huge Off-Broadway success in New York, Tony Award winner, two-time Grammy Award winner and two-time Academy Award nominee Jim Dale will bring his critically acclaimed show, Just Jim Dale, to London's West End in May this year. (more...)

Tom Morin, Caroline Selia Featured on Latest Episode of SOMETHING NEW Podcast
by Something New with Joel B. New - Feb 16, 2015

In Episode 307, award-winning musical theatre writer Joel B. New sat down with Tom Morin and Caroline Selia, the Founders of Polish Your Passion, now featuring the MomentB4 Video Feedback Service (pypnyc.com). (more...)

PTC Premieres of IT HAPPENED ONE CHRISTMAS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2015

Pioneer Theatre Company presents the premiere musical event It Happened One Christmas, tonight, December 4 through December 19, 2015.    (more...)

New York Premiere of Daniil Simkin's INTENSIO Set for Joyce Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2015

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) is proud to present the New York premiere of Daniil Simkin's INTENSIO, a program of works featuring an exceptional company of dancers, including Simkiin's fellow American Ballet Theatre members Isabella Boylston, Alexandre Hammoudi, Blaine Hoven, Calvin Royal III, Hee Seo, Cassandra Trenary and James Whiteside and guest artist Céline Cassone. Featuring works by acclaimed choreographers Gregory Dolbashian, Alexander Ekman, Jorma Elo and Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, this must-see event will take place from January 5-10 at The Joyce Theater. Tickets range in price from $10-$75 and can be purchased through JoyceCharge at www.Joyce.org, or by calling 212-242-0800. Please note: ticket prices are subject to change. The Joyce Theater is located at 175 Eighth Avenue at 19th Street. (more...)

Nederlands Dans Theatre To Preview FALL FOR DANCE Showcase, 11/16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

Nederlands Dans Theater 1, one of the world's most prolific and creative contemporary dance companies, will perform in Program 5 of the 2016 Fall for Dance Festival at New York City Center on Friday, October 7 and Saturday, October 8 at 8 pm. (more...)

Nederlands Dans Theater 1 Slated for FALL FOR DANCE Festival 2016
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

Nederlands Dans Theater 1, one of the world's most prolific and creative contemporary dance companies, will perform in Program 5 of the 2016 Fall for Dance Festival at New York City Center on Friday, October 7 and Saturday, October 8 at 8 pm. (more...)

EDWIN, THE STORY OF EDWIN BOOTH to Bring Stage History Off-Broadway This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

For their inaugural offering, Great Circle Productions will present the world premiere of EDWIN, The Story of Edwin Booth, a dramatic musical that commemorates the 150th Anniversary (1866-2016) of the legendary actor's return to the stage, as well as the 400th Anniversary of the birth of William Shakespeare, with music by Marianna Rosett, and book & lyrics by Eric Swanson. (more...)

CSC to Welcome Kathryn Grody in FALLING APART...TOGETHER This Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2015

Classic Stage Company with terraNOVA Collective in association with The Public Theater, will present two-time Obie Award-winning actress Kathryn Grody in Falling Apart….Together for four evenings in April at CSC (136 East 13th Street). In this one-woman show, Grody strives to be the predictable anchor among rambunctious sons, big personalities, and clashes between who you thought you would grow up to be and who you have become. This brilliant and explosively emotional new one-woman show is as brutally funny as it is brutally honest about what it means to be alive and present in the chaos of today's domestic possibilities. Written by Grody and directed by Timothy Near, Falling Apart…Together will be performed April 19, 20, 26 and 27 only. (more...)

Ed Hoopman, Erica Spyres and Mark Pierre to Lead Lyric Stage's PETER AND THE STARCATCHER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston's 2015-16 season closes with an acclaimed new play (partly inspired by the theatricality of Nicholas Nickleby) that uses ingenious stagecraft, the talents of a dozen of our favorite actors, and the limitless possibilities of your imagination to create theatrical magic. (more...)

Second Thought Theatre's THE GREAT GOD PAN Begins Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

Second Thought Theatre follows acclaimed production of Martyr with THE GREAT GOD PAN as the second show of its 2016 season, beginning today. Carson McCain makes her STT directorial debut with this play by Amy Herzog, opening tonight, and running through May 14. All performances of THE GREAT GOD PAN will take place at Bryant Hall on the Kalita Humphreys Campus, 3636 Turtle Creek Blvd. Tickets to THE GREAT GOD PAN can be purchased online at 2TT.co. (more...)

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