MTC Kicks Off 50th Season with AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Marin Theatre Company opens its 50th Anniversary Season with Tracy Letts' August: Osage County. The play debuted at the Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago, IL, moving directly to Broadway in 2007. Following its TONY® Award-winning NYC run, the production began its US National Tour in 2009. It has since enjoyed successful runs at theatres around the world, however MTC's production will be one of the first professional productions in the Bay Area since the Broadway tour in 2009. (more...)

California Repertory Company Opens 2015-16 Season with S/HE & ME Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2015

California Repertory Company is proud to open its 2015-2016 season with the premiere of S/He & Me: A Theatrical Cabaret, written by Alexandra Billings, and conceived and directed by Joanne Gordon. Playing today, September 25th through October 11th, S/He & Me: A Theatrical Cabaret, explores the evolving relationship between Alexandra Billings and Scott - the boy she once was. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Collider Theater's LOVE, SEX AND DEATH IN THE AMAZON
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2015

Collider Theater announced today the complete cast of its world premiere production of LOVE, SEX AND DEATH IN THE AMAZON opening Saturday, October 10 at The Paradise Factory at 64E4 in the East Village. (more...)

Alexandra Billings and Joanne Gordon Team Up for STOP THE WORLD, I WANT TO GET OFF
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

CSULB Theatre Arts Department's University Players' presents Stop the World, I Want to Get Off with book, music, and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley, directed by Joanne Gordon. This quirky British musical features Alexandra Billings from Amazon's Transparent as Evie and plays in the Studio Theatre on the CSULB campus October 7, 2016 through October 16, 2016. (more...)

Connecticut Repertory Theatre Opens Season with Shakespeare's KING LEAR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) opens its 2016-17 season with William Shakespeare's King Lear. Associate Artistic Director Dale AJ Rose will direct.  Performances will be held in the Harriet S. Jorgenson Theatre from October 6ththrough October 16th, 2016.  For tickets and information please visit crt.uconn.edu or call (860) 486-2113. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for HAPGOOD at Hampstead Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2015

Hampstead Theatre announces the full casting for Tom Stoppard's play Hapgood, which previews from Friday 4 December 2015. Directed by Howard Davies, the full cast features Lisa Dillon, who will take the title role, Gary Beadle, Joe Evans, Edward Hancock, Gerald Kyd, Tim McMullan and Alec Newman. Child actors Adam Cansfield and Sasha Graycomplete the cast. (more...)

Pittsburgh CLO Announces Casting for A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

Pittsburgh CLO is proud to announce casting for the 24th annual production of A Musical Christmas Carol this December at the Byham Theater. (more...)

Northlight Theatre to Continue Season with YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2015

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the Pulitzer Prize-winning play You Can't Take It With You, continuing Northlight's 41st Season. You Can't Take It With You, directed by Devon de Mayo, runs November 6 - December 13, 2015 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie. (more...)

Original Broadway Kids of A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL to Reunite at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2015

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents the original Broadway kids of A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL in THE KIDS FROM A CHRISTMAS STORY on Monday November 2, 2015 at 7:00pm. (more...)

Birmingham Repertory Theatre Sets 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2015

Jonathan Coe's The Rotters' Club, Gareth Farr's The Quiet House and Tom Wells' Folk will receive their stage premieres at Birmingham Repertory Theatre next year. The new Spring and Summer 2016 season also features a ground-breaking new production of The Government Inspector, Don Warrington as King Lear, plus a major revival of Alan Bennett's Single Spies alongside a compelling mix of drama, comedy and family shows. (more...)

Collider Theater's LOVE, SEX AND DEATH IN THE AMAZON Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2015

Collider Theater presents the world premiere production of LOVE, SEX AND DEATH IN THE AMAZON opening tonight, October 10 at The Paradise Factory at 64E4 in the East Village. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Stage Adaptation of BEN HUR
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2015

Full casting is announced today for Ben Hur - Tim Carroll directs Alix Dunmore, Richard Durden, John Hopkins and Ben Jones. The production opens on 24 November, with previews from 19 November, and runs until 9 January 2016. (more...)

Pinter's BETRAYAL, AVENUE Q & More Set for Exeter Northcott Theatre's Spring/Summer 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2015

 Exeter Northcott Theatre will produce a new adaptation of Harold Pinter's Betrayal which will mark artistic director Paul Jepson's directorial debut for the theatre. (more...)

Provision's Theater For Young Audiences to Stage THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2015

This holiday season Provision Theater Company's Theater for Young Audiences will present Barbara Robinson's THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER!. (more...)

C. S. Lewis Play SHADOWLANDS Comes To Exeter Northcott Theatre
by Marianka Swain - May 25, 2016

The critically acclaimed production of William Nicholson's moving play, Shadowlands, comes to Exeter Northcott Theatre from Tues 28 June to Sat 2 July. Starring Stephen Boxer (Humans, The Iron Lady, Doctors) as C.S. Lewis, Amanda Ryan (The Forsyte Saga) and Dennis Lill (Only Fools and Horses and The Royal), this West End and Broadway hit is the love story of C.S. Lewis - Oxford don and author of The Chronicles of Narnia and The Screwtape Letters - and American poet Joy Davidman. (more...)

Full Cast Set for UK Premiere of TENNESSEE WILLIAMS' ONE ARM, Adapted by Moises Kaufman
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

Alex Turner Productions today announces the full cast for the UK premiere of Tennessee Williams' One Arm adapted for the stage by Moises Kaufman. Josh Seymour directs Joe Jameson (The Divinity Student), Georgia Kerr (The Girl in the French Quarter), Peter Hannah (The Guard), James Tucker (Lester) and Tom Varey (Ollie Olsen). The company members play multiple roles around the central character of Ollie Olsen - characters weaving through the complex tapestry of his life. The production opens at Southwark Playhouse on 12 June, with previews from 10 June, and runs until 4 July. (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...)

Contra Costa Civic Theatre to Present THE MOUNTAINTOP,4 4/15-5/8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

Contra Costa Civic Theatre (CCCT) continues its 56th season with The Mountaintop, Katori Hall's daring reimagining of a seminal event in American history, directed by CCCT Artistic Director Marilyn Langbehn. The Mountaintop plays from April 15 through May 8- performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, and Sundays at 2pm at the theatre. (more...)

West Coast Premiere of THE WAY WEST to Begin 4/16 at Marin Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2015

Marin Theatre Company continues its 48th Season with the West Coast premiere of Mona Manour's The Way West, winner of the company's 2013 Sky Cooper New American Play Prize. (more...)

Pacific Theatre to Present FREUD'S LAST SESSION, April 24-May 30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

History and fantasy collide in this imagined meeting between two of the twentieth century's greatest minds: Sigmund Freud and CS Lewis. Pacific Theatre's production of Freud's Last Session by Mark St. Germain takes a few pieces of historical trivia and weaves them into a fascinating and compelling discourse on life's greatest questions: sex, love, the existence of God, and the meaning of life. (more...)

Cast Announced for IN THE SECRET SEA Off-Broadway, Directed by Martin Charnin
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

Full casting was announced today for In The Secret Sea, a new American play by Cate Ryan (The Picture Box) and directed by Tony Award© winner Martin Charnin (Annie). The cast will feature Shelly Burch (original company of Nine, 'One Life to Live'), Paul Carlin (Temporal Powers at the Mint), Malachy Cleary (The Field at Irish Repertory Theatre), Glynnis O'Connor (TV's Our Town, 'The Boy in the Plastic Bubble'), and Adam Petherbridge (Da at Irish Repertory Theatre). (more...)

BWW Interview: Stephen Boxer On SHADOWLANDS Tour!
by Carrie Dunn - Mar 13, 2016

We talk to Stephen Boxer about the UK tour of Shadowlands, and playing the legendary writer and academic CS Lewis... (more...)

David Castro Cast in ABC Family Saga Series SHADOWHUNTERS
by TV News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

ABC Family has cast David Castro (“Red Zone”) as Raphael. It was announced today by the network. Castro will be a recurring guest star on the series. (more...)

UK Tour of SHADOWLANDS Coming to Theatre Royal in Portsmouth
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2016

The 2016 national tour of William Nicholson's Shadowlands, directed by Alastair Whatley, is coming to New Theatre Royal in Portsmouth on Thursday 16th - Saturday 18th June 2016. (more...)

Jessie Mueller-Led WAITRESS Premiere Kicks Off Rehearsals at A.R.T.; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2015

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus, began rehearsals today (pictured, left) for the world premiere musical Waitress. Based on the motion picture written by Adrienne Shelly the new musical has a book by Jessie Nelson, music and lyrics by Sara Bareilles, direction by Diane Paulus, and choreography by Chase Brock. (more...)

Jeanna de Waal, Drew Gehling, Keala Settle & More Will Join Jessie Mueller in New Musical WAITRESS at A.R.T.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2015

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus, announces the principal casting for the world premiere of Waitress. Based on the motion picture written by Adrienne Shelly the new musical has a book by Jessie Nelson, music and lyrics by Sara Bareiles, direction by Diane Paulus, and choreography by Chase Brock. (more...)

BWW Review: SHADOWLANDS, Birmingham Rep, May 31 2016
by Emma Cann - Jun 1, 2016

The Birmingham Repertory Theatre is transported back to Oxford in the 1950s for Birdsong Productions' new adaptation of Shadowlands. Written by William Nicholson, Shadowlands is based on the unlikely romance between C.S. Lewis and Joy Gresham, and follows their first meeting, developing relationship and the untimely end of their marriage. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform DISTANT WORLDS Concert, 8/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2015

PITTSBURGH – The official symphony concert world tour Distant Worlds: music from FINAL FANTASY arrives at Heinz Hall on Saturday, August 1 at 8 p.m. as part of the Summer with the Symphony series. (more...)

TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE Comes to Stage at Provision Theater Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

Provision Theater Company will continue its 12th season with TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE by Jeffrey Hatcher and Mitch Albom. (more...)

Denis Lill to Replace Tony Slattery in SHADOWLANDS UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

Due to health issues, Tony Slattery has sadly had to withdraw from the 2016 national tour of William Nicholson's Shadowlands, and the producers, director and cast wish him a speedy recovery. Denis Lill has kindly agreed to step into the role of Warnie and has joined rehearsals today. (more...)

John Logan's RED Opens Tonight at Redtwist Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2015

2010 winner of six Tony Awards, including Best Play, RED by John Logan will be directed by Steve Scott, Artistic Associate, Goodman Theatre at the Redtwist Theatre. The production opens tonight, February 7, 2015, at 3pm (also press opening), featuring Redtwist Company Members/Jeff Award-winners, Brian Parry and Aaron Kirby. (more...)

Rehearsals Begin Monday for Broadway's WAITRESS, Starring Jessie Mueller
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

Rehearsals begin Monday, February 8 for the spring Broadway production of Waitress, following its sold-out limited engagement at the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University in Cambridge, MA.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Stephen Boxer, Denis Lill and More in the UK Tour of SHADOWLANDS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2016

The 2016 national tour of William Nicholson's Shadowlands, directed by Alastair Whatley, opened on 18 February at Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, with a national press night on Friday 26 February. BroadwayWorld has a first look below! (more...)

Texas Repertory Continues 10th Season with SHADOWLANDS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2015

The Texas Repertory Theatre Co., Houston's Uptown Classic Theatre, continues its 10th Anniversary "Greatest Hits" Season with a new staging of William Nicholson's inspiring drama Shadowlands, the true life story of author C.S. Lewis, playing 4 performances a week from March 20th through April 12th. (more...)

Stark Naked Theatre to Stage American Classic WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2016

Stark Naked Theatre presents the classic, yet ever-relevant dark comedy Who's Afraid of Virgina Woolf? by Edward Albee.  (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for the UK Tour of SHADOWLANDS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

The 2016 national tour of William Nicholson's Shadowlands, directed by Alastair Whatley, will open on 18 February at Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, with a national press night on Friday 26 February. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

SHADOWLANDS Tour Announces Full Cast and Schedule; Launches Feb. 26
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2015

The 2016 national tour of William Nicholson's Shadowlands, directed by Alastair Whatley, will open on 18 February at Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, with a national press night on Friday 26 February. (more...)

MTC Kicks Off 50th Season with AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2016

Marin Theatre Company opens its 50th Anniversary Season with Tracy Letts' August: Osage County. The play debuted at the Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago, IL, moving directly to Broadway in 2007. (more...)

THE REALISH HOUSEWIVES OF EDINA Set for New Century Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

Hennepin Theatre Trust announced today the full cast The Realish Housewives of Edina: A Parody. The brand new comedy, filled with heavy doses of brawls, booze and botox, is coming to the Trust's New Century Theatre September 24-November 15 with oodles of hometown reality in this totally original-and outlandish-parody performance. Tickets are on sale now. To purchase and for more information, call 612.455.9501, visit HennepinTheatreTrust.org, or buy in person (no service fees) at the New Century Theatre (615 Hennepin Ave., street level, City Center) in downtown Minneapolis. (more...)

California Repertory Company to Open 2015-16 Season with S/HE & ME, 9/25-10/11
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

California Repertory Company is proud to open its 2015-2016 season with the premiere of S/He & Me: A Theatrical Cabaret, written by Alexandra Billings, and conceived and directed by Joanne Gordon. Playing September 25th through October 11th, S/He & Me: A Theatrical Cabaret, explores the evolving relationship between Alexandra Billings and Scott - the boy she once was. (more...)

SENSE AND SENSIBILITY to Open Folger Theatre's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

Folger Theatre's 2016/17 season kicks off with an inspired stage adaptation of one of literature's most cherished novels, Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Perform DISTANT WORLDS Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2015

PITTSBURGH – The official symphony concert world tour Distant Worlds: music from FINAL FANTASY arrives at Heinz Hall tonight, August 1 at 8 p.m. as part of the Summer with the Symphony series. (more...)

2016 UK Tour of William Nicholson's SHADOWLANDS Adds New Dates
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

New dates have been added to the critically acclaimed 2016 national tour of William Nicholson's Shadowlands, directed by Alastair Whatley and produced by Birdsong Productions. Reading, Cambridge, Plymouth, Colchester, Bury St Edmunds and Aylesbury have all been added to the tour schedule. (more...)

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to Present TCHAIKOVSKY: MAD BUT FOR MUSIC, 4/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2015

Baltimore, Md. (April 6, 2015) — Music Director Marin Alsop leads her final Off the Cuff concert of the 2014-2015 season in collaboration with playwright in residence and director Didi Balle for a symphonic play exploring the life of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky as he wrote his Fifth Symphony. The semi-staged production, taking place on Friday, April 10, at 8:15 p.m. at The Music Center at Strathmore and Saturday, April 11, at 7 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, will take audiences into the mind of Tchaikovsky as he expresses his thoughts and feelings on fate, death, sexuality, money, madness and love. (more...)

SHADOWLANDS Enters Final Week at The Texas Repertory Theatre; Ends 4/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2015

The Texas Repertory Theatre Co., Houston's Uptown Classic Theatre, continues its 10th Anniversary "Greatest Hits" Season with a new staging of William Nicholson's inspiring drama Shadowlands, the true life story of author C.S. Lewis, playing four performances a week through April 12th. (more...)

The Filling Makes the Pie! Meet the Full Cast of WAITRESS, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 24, 2016

Broadway's WAITRESS began performances on Friday, March 25 with a bang, setting a house record for a single performance the Brooks Atkinson Theatre and announcing a new block of tickets on sale through January 1, 2017. WAITRESS opens today, April 24, 2016. Get ready for tonight's opening bows by scrolling down to learn more about the company, plus watching highlights from the show! (more...)

Pacific Theatre Presents FREUD'S LAST SESSION, Now thru May 30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2015

History and fantasy collide in this imagined meeting between two of the twentieth century's greatest minds: Sigmund Freud and CS Lewis. Pacific Theatre's production of Freud's Last Session by Mark St. Germain takes a few pieces of historical trivia and weaves them into a fascinating and compelling discourse on life's greatest questions: sex, love, the existence of God, and the meaning of life. (more...)

West Coast Premiere of THE WAY WEST Opens Tonight at Marin Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

Marin Theatre Company continues its 48th Season with the West Coast premiere of Mona Manour's The Way West, winner of the company's 2013 Sky Cooper New American Play Prize. (more...)

West Coast Premiere of THE WAY WEST Begins Tonight at Marin Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

Marin Theatre Company continues its 48th Season with the West Coast premiere of Mona Manour's The Way West, winner of the company's 2013 Sky Cooper New American Play Prize. (more...)

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Presents TCHAIKOVSKY: MAD BUT FOR MUSIC Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2015

Music Director Marin Alsop leads her final Off the Cuff concert of the 2014-2015 season in collaboration with playwright in residence and director Didi Balle for a symphonic play exploring the life of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky as he wrote his Fifth Symphony. The semi-staged production, taking place tonight, April 10, at 8:15 p.m. at The Music Center at Strathmore and Saturday, April 11, at 7 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, will take audiences into the mind of Tchaikovsky as he expresses his thoughts and feelings on fate, death, sexuality, money, madness and love. (more...)

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