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The Finborough Rediscovers Howard Brenton Classic, MAGNIFICENCE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

"I loathe us, I loathe our stupid puerile view of the World … That WE have only to do it, that WE have only to go puff, and the monster buildings will go splat…" The first professional London production in over 40 years of Magnificence, the seminal 1973 play by revered British dramatist Howard Brenton, runs at the Finborough Theatre for a strictly limited four week season from Tuesday, 25 October 2016 (Press Nights: Thursday, 27 October and Friday, 28 October 2016 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Taylor Louderman, Alex Wyse and More Join Original Chicago Stars in RIDE THE CYCLONE at MCC Theater; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

MCC Theater today announced casting and full creative team for its thrilling New York City premiere of the new musical Ride the Cyclone, which marks just the third musical in MCC's now-iconic 30-year history of producing new works for the American theater. (more...)

Marg Helgenberger Stars in THE LITTLE FOXES, Beginning Tonight at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

There are people who eat and there are those who get eaten. This fall, Arena Stage serves up Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes, a delicious drama about family greed and betrayal. Emmy Award winner and Golden Globe nominee Marg Helgenberger, known for her 12 seasons as Catherine Willows on CBS's CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, stars as Regina Giddens under veteran director Kyle Donnelly, who has directed more than 20 productions at Arena Stage. The Little Foxes runs tonight, September 23, through October 30, 2016 in the Kreeger Theater. (more...)

New Opera Libretto Adapted from Ray Bradbury's THE HALLOWEEN TREE Gets ALT Reading Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2015

Lawrence Edelson, Producing Artistic Director of American Lyric Theater (ALT), present the company's libretto workshop and upcoming presentation of THE HALLOWEEN TREE today, October 30, 2015, will feature actors Glenn Seven Allen, Etai Benson, Daniel T. Curran, Jesse Geguzis, Emma Grimsley, Conor Guzman, Adam La Faci, Thia Stephan, and Rocky Vega. (more...)

Cast Set for ALT Reading of New Opera Libretto Adapted from Ray Bradbury's THE HALLOWEEN TREE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2015

Lawrence Edelson, Producing Artistic Director of American Lyric Theater (ALT), announced today that the company's libretto workshop and upcoming presentation of THE HALLOWEEN TREE on Friday, October 30, 2015, will feature actors Glenn Seven Allen, Etai Benson, Daniel T. Curran, Jesse Geguzis, Emma Grimsley, Conor Guzman, Adam La Faci, Thia Stephan, and Rocky Vega. (more...)

HAMILTON's Phillipa Soo Set To Make 54 Below Solo Debut, 10/26
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

HAMILTON's leading lady hits 54 Below! (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: HAMILTON Star Phillipa Soo Channels Aretha Franklin & More at Feinstein's/54 Below!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 20, 2015

Phillipa Soo, leading lady of the hit musical Hamilton, just her Feinstein's/54 Below solo debut last night, October 19 and she's set to return later this week, on October 22. Musical Direction is by Or Matias. BroadwayWorld was in the room where it happens last night to catch her performance, and you can check out highlights from the big night, which included everything from Aretha Franklin to Dar Williams, below! (more...)

Taylor Louderman, Alex Wyse and More Join Original Chicago Stars in RIDE THE CYCLONE, Beginning Tonight at MCC Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

MCC Theater presents the thrilling New York City premiere of the new musical Ride the Cyclone, which marks just the third musical in MCC's now-iconic 30-year history of producing new works for the American theater. (more...)

The Shakespeare Theatre Presents Holiday A Holiday Classic For Its 2016 Season Finale
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey rings in the holiday season with a timeless production of A Child's Christmas in Wales, based on the classic story by Welsh poet Dylan Thomas and adapted for the stage by Jeremy Brooks and Adrian Mitchell. The festive show is being revived for the first time since it last appeared on the STNJ stage in 2003, featuring Greg Jackson in the role of Dylan Thomas. Performances begin November 30 and run through January 1 at the F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre, 36 Madison Avenue in Madison. Tickets to this musical celebration can be purchased by calling the Box Office 973-408-5600 or online at ShakespeareNJ.org.   (more...)

THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR to Close STNJ's 53rd Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2015

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey closes its 53rd season with THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR by William Shakespeare, directed by Artistic Director Bonnie J. Monte. (more...)

DTC's A CHRISTMAS CAROL Returns to the Wyly Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2015

Dallas Theater Center's hit production of the holiday classic A Christmas Carol returns to the Wyly Theatre. DTC's Brierley Resident Acting Company member Christie Vela will be the first female director of DTC's adaption of the tale that follows a miserly old man on a magical journey of hope and redemption. (more...)

DTC Will Welcome First Female as 'Scrooge' in A CHRISTMAS CAROL This Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Dallas Theater Center's hit production of the holiday classic A Christmas Carol returns to the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre. (more...)

MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET: A RADIO PLAY to Run December 12/10- 12/18 at The Artistic Home
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

The ever-relevant story of the overworked Macy's Department Store public relations executive and the young daughter she raises to be too realistic to be believe in Santa Claus will be delivered as an old-time radio play complete with onstage sound effects by The Artistic Home company for six performances only. Miracle on 34th Street: A Radio Play is perfect for families looking for a fun outing that captures the spirit of the season. Full of laughs, holiday magic and music, Miracle on 34th Street: A Radio Play tells how the department store Santa who comes in to Macy's as an emergency substitute challenges the mother and daughter's refusal to believe when he claims to be the one and only Kris Kringle. Can he prove to them and the world that Santa is real while making one little girl's dreams come true?  (more...)

Centenary Stage Company's Annual Family Holiday Spectacular Takes Flight with MARY POPPINS.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Everyone's favorite practically perfect nanny takes flight this holiday season with Centenary Stage Company's Family Holiday Musical Mary Poppins, November 25 through December 11 at the Lackland Performing Arts Center.  This "supercalifragilisticexpialidocious" musical adventure is an enchanting mixture of irresistible story, unforgettable songs, breathtaking dance numbers, astonishing stagecraft and a live orchestra.  Centenary Stage Company's Family Holiday Musical not only signifies the start of the holiday season for many but celebrates all of Centenary Stage Company's programming by combining local regional talent, CSC staff, Centenary University Theatre Department faculty and students, Young Performers Workshop students and professional guest artists. (more...)

Monique Gaffney and Christopher Salazar Lead 2015 Globe for All Tour of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

The Old Globe's GLOBE FOR ALL returns to bring free professional Shakespeare directly to diverse, multigenerational audiences in underserved communities around San Diego County. This second year of GLOBE FOR ALL follows a highly successful inaugural production in 2014. One of the Bard's most charming comedies, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, will be directed by renowned Shakespearean Rob Melrose, Artistic Director of San Francisco's Cutting Ball Theater, who makes his Globe debut. He directs a cast of local professional actors, including recent graduates of the Old Globe/University of San Diego Graduate Theatre Program. (more...)

Centenary Stage Company's Annual Family Holiday Spectacular Takes Flight with MARY POPPINS.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Everyone's favorite practically perfect nanny takes flight this holiday season with Centenary Stage Company's Family Holiday Musical Mary Poppins, November 25 through December 11 in the Sitnik Theater of the Lackland Center.  This 'supercalifragilisticexpialidocious' musical adventure is an enchanting mixture of irresistible story, unforgettable songs, breathtaking dance numbers, astonishing stagecraft and a live orchestra.  (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 5/31/2016 - Jane Krakowski, CHARLIE BROWN and More!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - May 31, 2016

TODAY'S BIG NEWS: SHE LOVES ME's Jane Krakowski is getting a portrait at Sardi's today, plus the company of YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN celebrates its opening night at the York Theatre! (more...)

York Theatre Company To Release New Off-Broadway Recording of YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN
by Marianka Swain - May 31, 2016

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Interim Executive Director; David McCoy, Chairman of the Board), in association with Van Dean, Tony Heyes/Mia Moravis, Jose-Manuel Perez/Sister Productions and Jamie deRoy, announced today that the cast of the new Off-Broadway revival of the hit musical YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN will head into the studio to set down tracks for the new cast recording on Monday, June 13, 2016. Broadway Records will release the 2016 Off-Broadway cast recording, now available for pre-order at http://www.broadwayrecords.com and Amazon, and will be available on iTunes and other retailers on September 16, 2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE FORGOTTEN WOMAN Opens Tomorrow at Bay Street Theater
by Marianka Swain - May 30, 2016

Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce the arrival of the Hamptons' newest diva, with the world premiere of THE FORGOTTEN WOMAN, a new play by Jonathan Tolins, directed by Noah Himmelstein. The production starts tomorrow, May 31, and runs through June 19. There is a 'Pay What You Can' performance on May 31 with a limited amount of tickets available at the Box Office starting at 11 am that are based on a first-come, first-served basis. (more...)

Off-Broadway Revival of YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN Begins Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Interim Executive Director), dedicated to the development of new musicals and the preservation of musical gems from the past, in association with Van Dean and Sister Productions, will present the hit musical You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown with book, music and lyrics by Clark Gesner and additional material by Andrew Lippa, directed by York's Associate Artistic Director Michael Unger with music direction by Eric Svejcar.   (more...)

Cast, Creative Team Announced for Jonathan Tolins' THE FORGOTTEN WOMAN at Bay Street
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce the full cast and creative team of the World Premiere of THE FORGOTTEN WOMAN, A New Play by Jonathan Tolins, directed by Noah Himmelstein. The production will run May 31-June 19. (more...)

VIDEO: HAMILTON's Phillipa Soo Talks Tony Nom & More: 'It's Just Been Amazing'
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2016

HAMILTON's Phillipa Soo speaks to PEOPLE about what the past year has been like for her. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 5/01/2016
by BWW - May 1, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/01/2016 for Los Angeles (more...)

DTC's Texas-Sized Production of ALL THE WAY Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2016

Dallas Theater Center presents a Texas-sized production of the Tony Award-winning play, ALL THE WAY. A co-production with the Alley Theatre and directed by DTC Artistic Director Kevin Moriarty, the Houston Chronicle calls ALL THE WAY 'a fascinating portrait of one of the most colorful and complex figures in U.S. history.' ALL THE WAY features company members from both DTC and the Alley Theatre. (more...)

Brandon Potter to Star in DTC's Texas-Sized Production of ALL THE WAY This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

Dallas Theater Center announced today complete details for the Texas-sized production of the Tony Award-winning play, ALL THE WAY. A co-production with the Alley Theatre and directed by DTC Artistic Director Kevin Moriarty, the Houston Chronicle calls ALL THE WAY "a fascinating portrait of one of the most colorful and complex figures in U.S. history." ALL THE WAY features company members from both DTC and the Alley Theatre. (more...)

Off-Broadway Revival of YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN Set for May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2016

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Interim Executive Director), dedicated to the development of new musicals and the preservation of musical gems from the past, in association with Van Dean and Sister Productions, will present the hit musical You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown with book, music and lyrics by Clark Gesner and additional material by Andrew Lippa, directed by York's Associate Artistic Director Michael Unger with music direction by Eric Svejcar.   (more...)

HAMILTON's Phillipa Soo Joins Cast of Disney's Upcoming MOANA
by Movies News Desk - Jun 6, 2016

A Hamilton reunion is on the way as Phillipa Soo, who portrays Eliza Hamilton in the hit hip hop musical, will once again sing the music of her fictional stage hubby Lin-Manuel Miranda (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey to Present CORIOLANUS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2016

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey continues its 54th season with William Shakespeare's intense political drama, Coriolanus. Performances begin July 6 and continue through July 24 at the F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre, 36 Madison Avenue (at Lancaster Road) in Madison. Tickets and subscriptions can be purchased by calling the Box Office at 973-408-5600 or go online at shakespearenj.org. (more...)

It's Official: HAMILTON's Phillipa Soo Will Lead AMELIE on Broadway in 2017!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2016

Producer Aaron Harnick just announced that Tony Award nominee Phillipa Soo (Hamilton) will play the title role in the 2017 Broadway premiere of AMELIE, A NEW MUSICAL at a confirmed Broadway theater to be announced, following a limited engagement at CTG's Ahmanson Theatre from December 4, 2016, through January 15, 2017. Full casting, Broadway theater and dates to be announced soon. (more...)

Phillipa Soo Sets the Date for Her Final HAMILTON Performance
by Louisa Brady - Jun 12, 2016

According to the Hollywood Reporter, the recently Tony-nominated Phillipa Soo has set the date for her final HAMILTON performance. She will reportedly leave the show after July 9th, the day that many of the current company members' contracts expire. Earlier this month, THR also reported that Lin-Manuel Miranda will leave the show that day. (more...)

The First-Timers Club: Hats Off to the New Tony Nominees of 2016!
by Marissa Sblendorio - Jun 10, 2016

From royalty, to rockers; revolutionaries to refugees- check out who's new to the Tony block this year, below! (more...)

Off-Broadway Revival of YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN Set for May
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2016

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Interim Executive Director), dedicated to the development of new musicals and the preservation of musical gems from the past, in association with Van Dean and Sister Productions, will present the hit musical You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown with book, music and lyrics by Clark Gesner and additional material by Andrew Lippa, directed by York's Associate Artistic Director Michael Unger with music direction by Eric Svejcar.   (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Presents EXIT THE KING
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey (STNJ) continues its 54th season with what is considered to be Eugene Ionesco's crowning masterpiece, Exit the King. Performances begin August 10 and continue through August 28 at the F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre, 36 Madison Avenue (at Lancaster Road) in Madison. Tickets and subscriptions can be purchased by calling the Box Office at 973-408-5600or going online at shakespearenj.org. (more...)

Molière's THE SCHOOL FOR WIVES Opens This Weekend at Parson's Nose
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

Parson's Nose Theater (PNT), Pasadena's acclaimed classical comedic theater company, continues its 16th Season with Moliere's comedy The School for Wives, previewing this Saturday, January 30th at 7:00pm and opening this Sunday, January 31st at 3:00pm. (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: Brian Bedford as Lady Bracknell in THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by Michael Dale - Jan 15, 2016

The beloved English actor was a very frequent visitor to the New York stage. (more...)

Photo Flash Exclusive: Artist Ken Fallin Remembers Brian Bedford with Portrait
by Ken Fallin - Jan 14, 2016

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier this week, seven-time Tony Award nominee and winner for Broadway's THE School for Wives Brian Bedford passed away today, January 13. He was 80 years old. In memory, BWW brings you an exclusive look back at artist Ken Fallin's illustration of Bedford in THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST. (more...)

A Show Within a Show! Meet the Full Cast of NOISES OFF, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Jan 14, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company's Noises Off officially opens tonight, January 14, 2016. This is a limited engagement through Sunday, March 6, 2016, on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway. Scroll down to learn more about the cast and watch interviews with the company! (more...)

Tony Winner, Voice of Disney's ROBIN HOOD Brian Bedford Passes Away at 80
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that seven-time Tony Award nominee and winner for Broadway's THE School for Wives Brian Bedford passed away today, January 13, 2016. He was 80. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Remembering Brian Bedford
by Walter McBride - Jan 13, 2016

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier today, seven-time Tony Award nominee and winner for Broadway's THE School for Wives Brian Bedford passed away today, January 13. He was 80 years old. (more...)

Parson's Nose to Present THE SCHOOL FOR WIVES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

Parson's Nose Theater (PNT), the acclaimed classical comedic theater company, continues its 16th Season with The School for Wives by Moliere. This 90-minute production is based on an original translation and adaptation by Parson's Nose Artistic Director, Lance Davis. (more...)

Brandon Potter to Star in DTC's Texas-Sized Production of ALL THE WAY This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

Dallas Theater Center announced today complete details for the Texas-sized production of the Tony Award-winning play, ALL THE WAY. A co-production with the Alley Theatre and directed by DTC Artistic Director Kevin Moriarty, the Houston Chronicle calls ALL THE WAY "a fascinating portrait of one of the most colorful and complex figures in U.S. history." ALL THE WAY features company members from both DTC and the Alley Theatre. (more...)

Jack Willis to Lead Arena Stage's ALL THE WAY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

Robert Schenkkan's Tony Award-winning drama All the Way, about President Lyndon Baines Johnson's impassioned struggle to pass the Civil Rights Act of 1964, makes its Washington, D.C. debut at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Kyle Donnelly, who has directed more than 20 productions at Arena Stage, returns to helm this "sure-fire, action packed hit" (Huffington Post) about a country still reeling from the assassination of John F. Kennedy and the man tasked with calming the storm. Hailed as a "sensational night of theater" (NPR), All the Way runs April 1-May 8, 2016 in the Fichandler Stage. (more...)

THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR Closes STNJ's 53rd Season, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2015

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey closes its 53rd season with THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR by William Shakespeare, directed by Artistic Director Bonnie J. Monte. (more...)

DTC Announces World Premiere Musical BELLA: AN AMERICAN TALL TALE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Dallas Theater Center announced today complete details for the world premiere musical, Bella: An American Tall Tale with book, lyrics and music by Kirsten Childs (FLY). Directed by Robert O'Hara, Bella: An American Tall Tale will begin with a Pay-What-You-Can performance on Thursday, Sept. 22 and will run through Saturday, Oct. 22 in the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre. (more...)

The Franklin Stage Company Announces Surprise Addition to 20th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

The Franklin Stage Company announces a surprise addition to its 20th season programming. On Friday August 19th at 8pm and Saturday August 20th at 2pm, FSC hosts the NYC-based theatre company Loop Troupe with a rehearsed reading of their new play Wisenheimer's Master Plan, an original comedy that is deeply inspired by three classics, Moliere's School for Wives and Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream and The Tempest. Loop Troupe's mission is to bring the public entertaining, thought-provoking and critical work that examines our modern life, and the company shares FSC's interest in classic and classically-inspired texts. In their plays, Loop Troupe sets classical themes, structures, and character archetypes within a modern context. (more...)

Gregory Linington and Isabel Keating Join Marg Helgenberger in THE LITTLE FOXES at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

There are people who eat and there are those who get eaten. This fall, Arena Stage serves up Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes, a delicious drama about family greed and betrayal. Emmy Award winner and Golden Globe nominee Marg Helgenberger, known for her 12 seasons as Catherine Willows on CBS's CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, stars as Regina Giddens under veteran director Kyle Donnelly, who has directed more than 20 productions at Arena Stage. The Little Foxesruns September 23-October 30, 2016 in the Kreeger Theater. (more...)

McDaniel College Theatre Arts to Present THE SCHOOL FOR WIVES, 4/13-16
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

McDaniel College theatre arts students perform Moliere's classic comedy 'The School for Wives' adapted to be set in the 1950s. The production is directed by Richard Sautter, adjunct instructor in theatre arts at McDaniel. Performances are Wednesday, April 13 - Saturday, April 16, 7:30 p.m., in WMC Alumni Hall at McDaniel College, 2 College Hill, Westminster, Md. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 4/24/2016
by BWW - Apr 24, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/24/2016 for Los Angeles (more...)

McDaniel College Theatre Arts to Present THE SCHOOL FOR WIVES, 4/13-16
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2016

McDaniel College theatre arts students perform Moliere's classic comedy 'The School for Wives' adapted to be set in the 1950s. The production is directed by Richard Sautter, adjunct instructor in theatre arts at McDaniel. Performances are Wednesday, April 13 - Today, April 16, 7:30 p.m., in WMC Alumni Hall at McDaniel College, 2 College Hill, Westminster, Md. (more...)

McDaniel College Theatre Arts Presents THE SCHOOL FOR WIVES This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

McDaniel College theatre arts students perform Moliere's classic comedy 'The School for Wives' adapted to be set in the 1950s. The production is directed by Richard Sautter, adjunct instructor in theatre arts at McDaniel. Performances are tonight, April 13 - Saturday, April 16, 7:30 p.m., in WMC Alumni Hall at McDaniel College, 2 College Hill, Westminster, Md. (more...)

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