Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for MOUTHFUL Premiere at Metta Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2015

Metta Theatre presents the world premiere of MOUTHFUL, the centrepiece of their 10th anniversary celebrations. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal! (more...)

BWW Interview: Actor Ian Hallard On Reviving THE BOYS IN THE BAND
by Marianka Swain - Sep 27, 2016

Actor Ian Hallard has done a range of work, from musicals and Shakespeare to phone-hacking play Great Britain at the National Theatre and TV staples like Doctor Who and Poirot. He also co-wrote a Poirot episode with his husband Mark Gatiss, and the pair are now starring together in a revival of Matt Crowley's seminal play The Boys in the Band, which changed the landscape of gay theatre on its Off Broadway premiere in 1968. It begins previews tomorrow at Park Theatre, where it plays until 30 October, and will then tour to Manchester, Brighton and Leeds (more...)

ILIUM AND ITHAKA: PLAYS OF LOVE AND WAR at New Found Space in Acklam Market
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

This autumn a duo of immersive productions transport audiences to the Middle East in a brand new found space at Acklam Market. London-based theatre company Border Crossings in collaboration with Ramallah-based ASHTAR Theatre of Palestine will present two plays set in the Middle East, plunging the audience into the heart of conflict and occupation directly underneath the Westway. (more...)

Olivier Nominee Nicholas Le Prevost to Lead Howard Baker Double Bill at the Arcola
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2015

Celebrated National Theatre and RSC actor, Olivier Award nominee Nicholas Le Prevost, returns to the Arcola to voice the role of Isonzo in an immersive audio experience in a Howard Baker double bill, directed by the RSC's Robyn Winfield-Smith, at the Arcola Theatre, 25th November to 19th December 2015. Press night is Friday 27 November, 8pm. The title role of Judith will be played by Coronation Street actress Catherine Cusack. (more...)

Rupert Goold's MERCHANT OF VENICE Production Announces Full Cast
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2014

Full casting is today announced for Rupert Goold's The Merchant of Venice at the Almeida Theatre. Former Almeida Artistic Director Ian McDiarmid will play Shylock alongside Susannah Fielding and Scott Handy, who reprise their roles as Portia and Antonio. The company includes Vinta Morgan, Vincenzo Nicoli, Finlay Robertson, Raphael Sowole, Tim Steed, Jonathan Tafler, Anthony Welsh, Tom Weston-Jones and original RSC cast members Jamie Beamish, Rebecca Brewer, Caroline Martin and Emily Plumtree. (more...)

Ian McDiarmid, Susannah Fielding & More to Star in THE MERCHANT OF VENICE at the Almeida Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2014

Full casting is today announced for Rupert Goold's The Merchant of Venice at the Almeida Theatre. Former Almeida Artistic Director Ian McDiarmid will play Shylock alongside Susannah Fielding and Scott Handy, who reprise their roles as Portia and Antonio. The company includes Vinta Morgan, Vincenzo Nicoli, Finlay Robertson, Raphael Sowole, Tim Steed, Jonathan Tafler, Anthony Welsh, Tom Weston-Jones and original RSC cast members Jamie Beamish, Rebecca Brewer, Caroline Martin and Emily Plumtree. (more...)

New Musical by Grammy Winner P!nk Gets Workshop in NYC Today
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2015

Producer Paul Adams and Emerging Artists Theatre will present a developmental workshop of the new musical Mean. The musical, with book by Kerri Kochanski (1,001 People That Suck, The Food Monologues), features music and lyrics by Grammy Award winning pop icon Alecia Moore (aka P!nk). The workshop features direction by Jonathan Warman (Now the Cats with Jewelled Claws at LaMama), choreography by Liz Piccoli (Spandex, the Musical), and musical direction by Luke Williams. (more...)

Stan Zimmerman's 'SUICIDE NOTES' Heads to Hollywood Fringe, 6/19-28
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

SUICIDE NOTES: In Their Own Words is a gripping one hour play that uses real suicide notes and performed by four actors in the vein of The Vagina Monologues and Love Letters. Stan Zimmerman, a TV and film veteran and award winning theatre writer/director, returns to Hollywood Fringe Festival for his three straight year. But this time, he departs from his usual comedy ventures to create this unique theatrical piece after loosing a close friend to suicide three years ago. (more...)

'NO END OF BLAME' and GOOD Set for PTP/NYC's 30th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

PTP/NYC (Potomac Theatre Project), in association with Middlebury College, presents its 30th repertory season, its 10th consecutive in New York City, running from July 5 - August 7, 2016 in a limited 5-week Off-Broadway engagement at The Atlantic Stage 2, located at 330 West 16th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues. (more...)

New Musical by Grammy Winner P!nk Gets 5/30 Workshop in NYC
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

Producer Paul Adams and Emerging Artists Theatre will present a developmental workshop of the new musical Mean. The musical, with book by Kerri Kochanski (1,001 People That Suck, The Food Monologues), features music and lyrics by Grammy Award winning pop icon Alecia Moore (aka P!nk). The workshop features direction by Jonathan Warman (Now the Cats with Jewelled Claws at LaMama), choreography by Liz Piccoli (Spandex, the Musical), and musical direction by Luke Williams. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 3/08/2015
by BWW - Mar 8, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/08/2015 for Chicago (more...)

Runcible Theatre Stages SCENES FROM AN EXECUTION, Now thru 3/29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2015

Runcible Theatre Company will stage Howard Barker's acclaimed play Scenes from an Execution this March at The Royal George Theatre. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 3/22/2015
by BWW - Mar 22, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/22/2015 for Chicago (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 3/15/2015
by BWW - Mar 15, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/15/2015 for Chicago (more...)

PTP/NYC to Present Living Room Series With Snoo Wilson Tribute and More, 3/22-23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2015

PTP/NYC (Potomac Theatre Project) will present their inaugural Living Room reading series on Sunday, March 22 and Monday, March 23 at 416 West 42 Street in NY. All events are free to the public and reservations are required. (more...)

Runcible Theatre's SCENES FROM AN EXECUTION Runs thru 3/29 at the Royal George
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2015

Runcible Theatre Company will present Scenes from an Execution by Howard Barker at The Royal George Theatre through March 29, 2015. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 3/01/2015
by BWW - Mar 1, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/01/2015 for Chicago (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Jan Maxwell in PTP/NYC's SCENES FROM AN EXECUTION, VINEGAR TOM and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2015

PTP/NYC (Potomac Theatre Project), in association with Middlebury College, presents its 29th repertory season, its 9th consecutive in New York City, running from July 7 - August 9, 2015 in a limited 5-week Off-Broadway engagement at The Atlantic Stage 2, located at 330 West 16th Street between 8th & 9th Avenues. Scroll down for photos of the cast in action! (more...)

Stan Zimmerman's 'SUICIDE NOTES' Heads to Hollywood Fringe, Now thru 6/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

SUICIDE NOTES: In Their Own Words is a gripping one hour play that uses real suicide notes and performed by four actors in the vein of The Vagina Monologues and Love Letters. Stan Zimmerman, a TV and film veteran and award winning theatre writer/director, returns to Hollywood Fringe Festival for his three straight year. But this time, he departs from his usual comedy ventures to create this unique theatrical piece after loosing a close friend to suicide three years ago. (more...)

PTP/NYC Sets 2016 Season at Atlantic Stage 2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2016

PTP/NYC (Potomac Theatre Project), in association with Middlebury College, presents its 30th repertory season, its 10th consecutive in New York City, running from July 5 - August 7, 2016 in a limited 5-week Off-Broadway engagement at The Atlantic Stage 2, located at 330 West 16th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues. (more...)

5-Time Tony Nominee Jan Maxwell Reveals 'I'm Retiring From Theater'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2015

In a new interview with Timeout.com, the five-time Tony nominee reveals that following the play's off-Broadway run, she will retire from theater and focus her career on TV and film. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 7/7/2015 - PENN & TELLER, NYMF and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jul 7, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Penn & Teller bring magic and humor to Broadway tonight, NYMF launches today and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: PTP/NYC's SCENES FROM AN EXECUTION, VINEGAR TOM and More Begin Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2015

PTP/NYC (Potomac Theatre Project), in association with Middlebury College, presents its 29th repertory season, its 9th consecutive in New York City, running from tonight, July 7 - August 9, 2015 in a limited 5-week Off-Broadway engagement at The Atlantic Stage 2, located at 330 West 16th Street between 8th & 9th Avenues. Scroll down for photos of the cast in action! (more...)

SCENES FROM AN EXECUTION, 'JUDITH' and VINEGAR TOM Set for PTP/NYC This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2015

PTP/NYC (Potomac Theatre Project), in association with Middlebury College, proudly presents its 29th repertory season, its 9th consecutive in New York City, running from July 7 - August 9, 2015 in a limited 5-week Off-Broadway engagement at The Atlantic Stage 2, located at 330 West 16th Street between 8th & 9th Avenues. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 7/4/2015
by - Jul 4, 2015

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 7/4/2015. (more...)

Metta Theatre to Stage World Premiere of MOUTHFUL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

Metta Theatre today announces the world premiere of Mouthful, the centrepiece of their 10th anniversary celebrations. Mouthful is a darkly comic and at times heartbreaking response to the global food crisis through six brand new plays from six of the world's leading dramatists - Lydia Adetunji, Bola Agbaje, Clare Bayley, Inua Ellams, Neil LaBute and Pedro Miguel Rozo. The playwrights, with support from a Wellcome Trust Arts Award, have teamed up with six world-renowned scientists - Professors Tim Benton, Kamal Bawa, Suzanne Filteau, Ilkka Hanski, Molly Jahn and Tim Lang to collaborate on this politically provocative and theatrically imaginative production. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Maxwell Goes Out With a Flourish in SCENES FROM AN EXECUTION
by Michael Dale - Jul 26, 2015

Howard Barker's 1984 drama of art and politics is said to be Jan Maxwell's final stage appearance. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jan Maxwell and More Celebrate the Launch of PTP/NYC's 29th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2015

PTP/NYC (Potomac Theatre Project), in association with Middlebury College, presents its 29th repertory season, its 9th consecutive in New York City, running from now through August 9, 2015 in a limited 5-week Off-Broadway engagement at The Atlantic Stage 2, located at 330 West 16th Street between 8th & 9th Avenues. The season kicked off on July 14, and BroadwayWorld has photos from the festivities below! (more...)

Photo Flash: PTP/NYC Celebrates Opening of 30th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

PTP/NYC (Potomac Theatre Project), in association with Middlebury College, proudly presents its 30th repertory season, its 10th consecutive in New York City, running from now through August 7, 2016 in a limited 5-week Off-Broadway engagement at The Atlantic Stage 2, located at 330 West 16th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues. Below, BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night celebration, which took place on July 13 at Cooper's Craft & Kitchen in NYC! (more...)

Photo Flash: New Shots from PTP/NYC's GOOD at Atlantic Stage 2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

PTP/NYC (Potomac Theatre Project), in association with Middlebury College, proudly presents its 30th repertory season, its 10th consecutive in New York City, running now through August 7, 2016 in a limited 5-week Off-Broadway engagement at The Atlantic Stage 2, located at 330 West 16th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues. This season's line-up includes a revival of C.P. Taylor's GOOD, directed by PTP's Co-Artistic Director Jim Petosa. BroadwayWorld has new shots from GOOD below! (more...)

Photo Flash: New Shots from PTP/NYC's NO END OF BLAME at Atlantic Stage 2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

PTP/NYC (Potomac Theatre Project), in association with Middlebury College, proudly presents its 30th repertory season, its 10th consecutive in New York City, running now through August 7, 2016 in a limited 5-week Off-Broadway engagement at The Atlantic Stage 2, located at 330 West 16th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues. This season's line-up includes a revival of Howard Barker's No End of Blame: Scenes of Overcoming, directed by PTP's Co-Artistic Director Richard Romagnoli (a NYIT Award nominee). BroadwayWorld has a fresh look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at PTP/NYC's Double Bill JUDITH & VINEGAR TOM
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2015

PTP/NYC (Potomac Theatre Project), in association with Middlebury College, proudly presents its 29th repertory season, its 9th consecutive in New York City, running from July 7 - August 9, 2015 in a limited 5-week Off-Broadway engagement at The Atlantic Stage 2, located at 330 West 16th Street between 8th & 9th Avenues. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at PTP/NYC's SCENES FROM AN EXECUTION
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2015

PTP/NYC (Potomac Theatre Project), in association with Middlebury College, proudly presents its 29th repertory season, its 9th consecutive in New York City, running from July 7 - August 9, 2015 in a limited 5-week Off-Broadway engagement at The Atlantic Stage 2, located at 330 West 16th Street between 8th & 9th Avenues. (more...)

BWW Interview: Jim Petosa and GOOD at Potomac Theatre Project
by Marina Kennedy - Jul 13, 2016

Broadwayworld.com interviewed Jim Petosa about his career and the show, 'Good' now on at Potomac Theatre Project. (more...)

New Theatre to Present HOUSE OF GAMES, 9 Aug-10 Sept
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

Psychoanalyst Margaret Ford, the author of a best-seller on compulsive behaviour, compromises her professional reputation when she offers to help one of her patients settle his gambling debts. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at PTP/NYC's NO END OF BLAME and GOOD at Atlantic Stage 2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2016

This season's line-up includes a revival of Howard Barker's No End of Blame: Scenes of Overcoming, directed by PTP's Co-Artistic Director Richard Romagnoli (a NYIT Award nominee), and a revival of C.P. Taylor's Good, directed by PTP's Co-Artistic Director Jim Petosa. Previews begin on July 5 and openings begin on July 12. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the shows below! (more...)

Sheffield Theatres Announces Full Casts for WAITING FOR GODOT and World Premiere of THE NAP
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

With the critically acclaimed Show Boat currently running in the Crucible, and Partus and A Raisin in the Sun in rehearsals, Sheffield Theatres' Artistic Director Daniel Evans announces the full casts for the forthcoming productions of Waiting For Godot and the world premiere of Richard Bean's comedy thriller The Nap, both at the Crucible this spring. (more...)

Runcible Theatre to Stage SCENES FROM AN EXECUTION, 3/6-29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2015

Runcible Theatre Company will stage Howard Barker's acclaimed play Scenes from an Execution this March at The Royal George Theatre. (more...)

Olivier Nominee HETTY FEATHER to Make U.S. Premiere in Florida
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

The Olivier Award nominated Rose Theatre Kingston production of Jacqueline Wilson's critically acclaimed Hetty Feather today announces an international transfer to the Asolo Repertory Theatre in Florida for a limited run from 2 to 26 June 2016. Currently enjoying a major UK tour, the production continues on to Chichester Festival Theatre on 27 January followed by Nottingham Theatre Royal, Oxford Playhouse, Leicester Curve, Rose Theatre Kingston, Southampton Mayflower Theatre, Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Clywd Theatr Cymru, Orchard Theatre Dartford, Cardiff New Theatre completing the run at Cheltenham Everyman Theatre before travelling to Sarasota, Florida for its US premiere. (more...)

Runcible Theatre Company Sets SCENES FROM AN EXECUTION Full Cast
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2015

Runcible Theatre Company have announced that full casting is in place for Scenes from an Execution at The Royal George. (more...)

Cast of CORRESPONDENCE at the Old Red Lion Set
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

Robyn Keynes and Emma O'Mara are proud to announce the cast of Correspondence, a powerful new drama written by Lucinda Burnett and directed by Blythe Stewart. Correspondence is a bittersweet story of fledgling friendships and mental health set between Stockport and Syria on the brink of the Arab Spring, and plays at the Old Red Lion Theatre in March/April 2016. This production will coincide with the 5th Anniversary of the Syrian Revolution. (more...)

Politician and Oscar Winner Glenda Jackson to Gender-Bend as KING LEAR at the Old Vic
by Jessica Khan - Feb 11, 2016

79-year-old politician and Oscar-winning actress Glenda Jackson is 'excited' to return to the stage in the title role of KING LEAR at the Old Vic this autumn. The Daily Mail reports that Jackson, after stepping down from her time in the government last May, will be working with director Deborah Warner starting with rehearsals in August. (more...)

Richard Bean's Snooker Play THE NAP, with Jack O'Connell, Extends at the Crucible
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

Artistic Director Daniel Evans today announces that the world premiere of Richard Bean's THE NAP - directed by Sheffield's Associate Director Richard Wilson - will extend its run by one week to the 2 April due to popular demand. (more...)

RSC's MERCHANT OF VENICE, GAME World Premiere & CARMEN Reimagining Set for the Almeida's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2014

The Almeida Theatre has announced its new Winter-Spring 2014-15 season, featuring Rupert Goold's celebrated RSC production of THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, starring Ian McDiarmid as Shylock and Susannah Fielding reprising her role as Portia; Robert Icke directing Tobias Menzies in an intimate staging of Wallace Shawn's THE FEVER AT THE MAY FAIR HOTEL; the World Premiere of Mike Bartlett's play GAME, directed by Sacha Wares and designed by Miriam Buether in a radical reconfiguration of the theater; and Simon Stephens reimagining Bizet's CARMEN in the UK premiere of CARMEN DISRUPTION, helmed by Michael Longhurst. (more...)

Ten Things Theatre Lovers Talked About In 2015, Aside From HAMILTON
by Michael Dale - Dec 25, 2015

Lin-Manuel Miranda's smash may have been the year's top theatre story, but 2015 was full of controversy and celebration. (more...)

Tony Shalhoub, John Cariani, Katrina Lenk and More to Lead THE BAND'S VISIT Premiere at Atlantic Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

Atlantic Theater Company just announced casting for the world premiere musical The Band's Visit, directed by Lortel and Obie Award winner David Cromer and featuring a book by Drama Desk Award nominee Itamar Moses, an original score by three-time Tony Award nominee David Yazbekand choreography by Lee Sher. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for MOUTHFUL Premiere at Metta Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

Metta Theatre presents the world premiere of MOUTHFUL, the centrepiece of their 10th anniversary celebrations. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal! (more...)

Jack Laskey, Geraldine James & More to Star in LAWRENCE AFTER ARABIA at Hampstead Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

Hampstead Theatre presents the world premiere of Howard Brenton's Lawrence after Arabia, commissioned to mark the centenary of the start of the Arab revolt, which previews from 28 April. Directed by John Dove, the full cast features Sam Alexander, William Chubb, Geraldine James, Khalid Laith, Jack Laskey, Rosalind March and Jeff Rawle. (more...)

SCENES FROM AN EXECUTION, 'JUDITH' and VINEGAR TOM Set for PTP/NYC This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2015

PTP/NYC (Potomac Theatre Project), in association with Middlebury College, proudly presents its 29th repertory season, its 9th consecutive in New York City, running from July 7 - August 9, 2015 in a limited 5-week Off-Broadway engagement at The Atlantic Stage 2, located at 330 West 16th Street between 8th & 9th Avenues. (more...)

KING JOHN Cast Announced at Rose Theatre Kingston
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

Rose Theatre Kingston today announces cast for King John. Trevor Nunn returns to the Rose to direct Jamie Ballard as King John, Howard Charles as Philip the Bastard, Lisa Dillon as Constance and Maggie Steed as Queen Eleanor. (more...)

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