Mary Gatchell Set for Performance at Leddy Center October 2Mary Gatchell Set for Performance at Leddy Center October 2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2015

Performing in concert at Leddy Center in Epping, Friday, Oct. 2, at 7:30pm, Epping, NH native, Mary Gatchell, is a dynamic singer, pianist, and composer living in New York City.  With four albums to her credit and music video, Shining Star, she has delighted audiences with her velvety voice and alluring charm with a refreshing unique style all her own in legendary clubs such as the Blue Note, Birdland, Bitter End, CBGB's, Knitting Factory, Boston House of Blues, Ryles, and many more. She sang three concerts with the Rolling Stones on their 50th anniversary tour in Brooklyn's Barclays Center and Newark's Prudential Center. Mary studied voice, piano, and oboe at NYU, graduating Magna cum Laude, with a degree in theory and composition. (more...)

Company of Fools Stages AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, Beginning TonightCompany of Fools Stages AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2015

Company of Fools (COF) will present the critically acclaimed and award-winning play, AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tracy Letts for the second show of their 20th Season. Letts's jaw-dropping masterpiece opens tonight, September 30, and runs through October 17, 2015 at the Liberty Theatre in Hailey, Idaho. (more...)

The NOLA Project Welcomes Four New Company MembersThe NOLA Project Welcomes Four New Company Members
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2015

The NOLA Project theatre company is proud to announce the four newest members of our prestigious ensemble. Joining the current roster are 2015 inductees Sarah Chatelain, Kali Russell, Ashley Ricord Santos, and Michael Aaron Santos. These four individuals, representing actors, writers, directors, and stage managers have all made appearances or worked on several NOLA Project productions. We're honored to have them officially join our ranks as company members. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Collider Theater's LOVE, SEX AND DEATH IN THE AMAZONFull 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...)

Broadway's Marybeth Abel and Christy Ney to Hold Stage Management Workshop on 10/12Broadway's Marybeth Abel and Christy Ney to Hold Stage Management Workshop on 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2015

Broadway Basics is recruiting Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors, as well as Undergrads, Grad students and recent grads for their Stage Management Workshop- a one day intensive on Monday, October 12, 2015 from 10am-3pm for an in-depth day with two Professional Broadway Stage Managers. Upon attending the workshop, students will learn first-hand about what it takes on put on a Broadway show from pre-production through strike, networking and resume writing, and more! The enrollment deadline is September 26, 2015. To enroll, contact: broadwaybasics@gmail.com (more...)

Tony Winner Frank Wood Will Join Forest Whitaker in HUGHIE on BroadwayTony Winner Frank Wood Will Join Forest Whitaker in HUGHIE on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2015

Producers Darren Bagert and Michael Grandage Company announced today that Academy Award® winner, Golden Globe Award® winner & BAFTA winner Forest Whitaker will be joined by Tony Award® winner Frank Wood (Side Man, Angels In America, Clybourne Park) in the Broadway revival of Eugene O'Neill's HUGHIE, which will begin performances on Friday, February 5, 2016 and officially open on Thursday, February 25, 2016 at Broadway's Booth Theatre (222 West 45 Street). Directed by Tony Award® winner and Olivier Award® winner Michael Grandage, HUGHIE will play a strictly limited engagement. (more...)

Zachary Quinto Will Lead Noah Haidle's SMOKEFALL at MCC; Opens in FebruaryZachary Quinto Will Lead Noah Haidle's SMOKEFALL at MCC; Opens in February
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2015

MCC THEATER (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey, William Cantler, Artistic Directors; Blake West, Executive Director) has announced that Emmy® Award nominee Zachary Quinto will lead the cast of the New York premiere of Smokefall, by Noah Haidle and directed by Anne Kauffman, who directed The Nether for MCC last season to great acclaim. Smokefall continues MCC Theater's season at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street) with previews beginning February 4, 2016 and an opening night set for February 22. It is scheduled through March 13. Single tickets will go on sale January 5, 2016, but advanced tickets are currently available via subscription packages at www.mcctheater.org. (more...)

Bill Pullman & Donald Holder to be Honored at New York Stage and Film's Winter GalaBill Pullman & Donald Holder to be Honored at New York Stage and Film's Winter Gala
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2015

New York Stage and Film has announced that its annual Winter Gala will honor star of stage and screen Bill Pullman, whose decades-long career includes starring roles in the blockbuster film Independence Day, While You Were Sleeping and Broadway's The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?;  as well as 2-time Tony Award-winner and 11-time nominee Donald Holder, lighting designer of Broadway's The Lion King, The King & I, and the upcoming Fiddler on the Roof revival, among countless others.  The Winter Gala will be held on Sunday, November 15, 2015 at The Plaza Hotel (770 Fifth Avenue, New York City).  For more information on New York Stage and Film, please visit http://www.newyorkstageandfilm.org/. (more...)

Collider Theater's LOVE, SEX AND DEATH IN THE AMAZON Opens TonightCollider 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...)

Photo Coverage: New York Stage and Film Honors Bill Pullman and Donald Holder at Annual Winter GalaPhoto Coverage: New York Stage and Film Honors Bill Pullman and Donald Holder at Annual Winter Gala
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 16, 2015

New York Stage and Film just presented its annual Winter Gala, honoring star of stage and screen Bill Pullman, whose decades-long career includes starring roles in the blockbuster film Independence Day, While You Were Sleeping and Broadway's The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia; as well as 2-time Tony Award-winner and 11-time nominee Donald Holder, lighting designer of Broadway's The Lion King, The King & I, and the upcoming Fiddler on the Roof revival, among countless others. (more...)

Photo Flash: Poster Art Revealed for Forest Whitaker-Led HUGHIE; Tickets Available Starting Sunday!Photo Flash: Poster Art Revealed for Forest Whitaker-Led HUGHIE; Tickets Available Starting Sunday!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2015

Academy Award® winner, Golden Globe Award® winner & BAFTA winner Forest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland, The Butler, Southpaw) will be joined by Tony Award® winner Frank Wood (Side Man, Angels In America, Clybourne Park) in the Broadway revival of Eugene O'Neill's HUGHIE, which will begin performances on Friday, February 5, 2016 and officially open on Thursday, February 25, 2016 at Broadway's Booth Theatre(222 West 45 Street). Directed by Tony Award® winner and Olivier Award® winner Michael Grandage(Photograph 51, Red, Frost/Nixon), HUGHIE will play a strictly limited engagement. Tickets will officially go on sale beginning Sunday, November 15, 2015. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for May 6th, 2015'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for May 6th, 2015
by Paul W. Thompson - May 6, 2015

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. The 'Jersey Boys' return, '[title of show]' premieres and CPaz hosts a belt-fest! Plus new works everywhere! Piven Theatre, Northlight Theatre, The Music Theatre Company, Chicago Children's Theatre, FWD Theatre and Porchlight Music Theatre show us our future, plus the world premiere of 'Sense And Sensibility' at Chicago Shakespeare Theater! (more...)

New Works by Duncan Sheik, Stephen Trask & More Set for Vassar's 2015 Powerhouse SeasonNew Works by Duncan Sheik, Stephen Trask & More Set for Vassar's 2015 Powerhouse Season
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2015

Vassar and New York Stage and Film's Powerhouse Theater announces its 31st year of championing new works, with a full season of stories that take audiences from a South Sea island to center court at the US Open and beyond. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 5/03/2015Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 5/03/2015
by BWW - May 3, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/03/2015 for Chicago (more...)

Phoenix Theatre of Indianapolis' AMERICAN IDIOT to Open 6/4Phoenix Theatre of Indianapolis' AMERICAN IDIOT to Open 6/4
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

 Phoenix Theatre of Indianapolis announces the Indiana premiere of American Idiot opening June 4, 2015 on the Livia and Steve Russell Stage. This production runs through July 5, 2015, with Bryan Fonseca serving as director, Emily Ristine Holloway serving as Assistant Director, Tim Brickley and Jeanne Bowling serving as co-Musical Directors, and Cherri Jaffee and Mariel Greenlee serving as co-choreographers. (more...)

Original Cast of THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE to Reunite for 10th Anniversary Benefit ConcertOriginal Cast of THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE to Reunite for 10th Anniversary Benefit Concert
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

The nine original cast members of the hit Broadway musical, THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE - Derrick Baskin, Deborah S. Craig, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Dan Fogler, Lisa Howard, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Jose Llana, Jay Reiss, and Sarah Saltzberg - will reunite for a special one-night-only 10 Year Anniversary benefit concert on Monday, July 6 at 7:30pm at Town Hall (123 West 43rd Street). Benefit tickets, priced $50, $100, $150, $250, and $500 are available at Ticketmaster.com. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 5/17/2015Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 5/17/2015
by BWW - May 17, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/17/2015 for Chicago (more...)

Michael Mayer Will Direct Big Screen Adaptation of THE SEAGULL; Annette Bening, Saoirse Ronan, Corey Stoll & More Set to StarMichael Mayer Will Direct Big Screen Adaptation of THE SEAGULL; Annette Bening, Saoirse Ronan, Corey Stoll & More Set to Star
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

According to Variety, Tony-winning director Michael Mayer is set to helm a big screen version of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull, which has been adapted by playwright Stephen Karam. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 5/10/2015Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 5/10/2015
by BWW - May 10, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/10/2015 for Chicago (more...)

Pear Avenue Theatre Presents BIRDS OF A FEATHER, Now thru 5/24Pear Avenue Theatre Presents BIRDS OF A FEATHER, Now thru 5/24
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2015

The Pear Avenue Theatre is proud to present the third chapter in local playwright Paul Braverman's 'stage-noir' trilogy featuring gin-soaked private eye Frankie Payne: BIRDS OF A FEATHER. Once again we travel to Boston in the 1960s to see Frankie battle the Irish mafia and solve murder mysteries, but this time she's engaged in mysteries of the heart as well. Will love finally find Frankie? or will it prove too elusive? Can she solve the riddle of crime in time? Directed by Pear veteran Michael Champlin, and featuring The Pear's Artistic Director Diane Tasca as the irascible, indomitable, chain-smoking and hard-drinking Frankie, the production runs tonight, May 1 through May 24, 2015. (more...)

Who Will Win the 2015 Tony Awards? We Compare Year By Year!Who Will Win the 2015 Tony Awards? We Compare Year By Year!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 6, 2015

The 69th Annual Tony Awards are this Sunday June 7th at 8/9c hosted by Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming. It's the biggest award show of the Broadway season and it closes out a long award season for Broadway and Off-Broadway musicals and plays. We can't help but wonder what chances this year's Best Musical and Best Play nominees have of taking home the ultimate prize.  (more...)

Phoenix Theatre of Indianapolis' AMERICAN IDIOT Opens TonightPhoenix Theatre of Indianapolis' AMERICAN IDIOT Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

 Phoenix Theatre of Indianapolis announces the Indiana premiere of American Idiot opening tonight, June 4, 2015 on the Livia and Steve Russell Stage. This production runs through July 5, 2015, with Bryan Fonseca serving as director, Emily Ristine Holloway serving as Assistant Director, Tim Brickley and Jeanne Bowling serving as co-Musical Directors, and Cherri Jaffee and Mariel Greenlee serving as co-choreographers. (more...)

Celia Keenan-Bolger Withdraws from SPELLING BEE Reunion; Jenni Barber Steps In!Celia Keenan-Bolger Withdraws from SPELLING BEE Reunion; Jenni Barber Steps In!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2015

The nine original cast members of the hit Broadway musical, THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE - Derrick Baskin, Deborah S. Craig, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Dan Fogler, Lisa Howard,  Jose Llana, Jay Reiss, and Sarah Saltzberg - will reunite for a special one-night-only 10 Year Anniversary benefit concert on Monday, July 6 at 7:30pm at Town Hall (123 West 43rd Street). BroadwayWorld has just learned that Celia Keenan-Bolger, who was originally slated to participate, will no longer take part in the event. A show rep told us: "Due to the demands of being mom to a newborn, Celia Keenan-Bolger has had to withdraw from the upcoming Spelling Bee reunion concert.  The role of Olive Ostrovsky will be played by Jenni Barber, who took over the role on Broadway." (more...)

Michael C. Hall, Lena Hall, Finn Wittrock & More Set for New York Stage and Film & Vassar's 31st Powerhouse SeasonMichael C. Hall, Lena Hall, Finn Wittrock & More Set for New York Stage and Film & Vassar's 31st Powerhouse Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2015

New York Stage and Film and Vassar College, this summer celebrating the 31st Powerhouse Season, have announced the first round of casting for their summer collaboration, which runs June 26 - August 2 at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie. (more...)

Photo Coverage: P-A-R-T-Y with the Cast of SPELLING BEE Post-Concert!Photo Coverage: P-A-R-T-Y with the Cast of SPELLING BEE Post-Concert!
by Walter McBride - Jul 7, 2015

Check out our special photos below from the concert's glamorous and emotional after party. You've got a front row seat! (more...)

Photo Coverage: With Cheers and Happy Tears - SPELLING BEE Reunion Concert Curtain Call!Photo Coverage: With Cheers and Happy Tears - SPELLING BEE Reunion Concert Curtain Call!
by Walter McBride - Jul 7, 2015

With cheers, tears, and special surprises (we're looking at you Celia Keenan-Bolger!), nine original cast members of the hit Broadway musical, THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE - Derrick Baskin, Deborah S. Craig, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Dan Fogler, Lisa Howard, Jose Llana, Jay Reiss, and Sarah Saltzberg (plus Jenni Barber) - reunited for a special one-night-only 10 Year Anniversary benefit concert last night, July 6. (more...)

New Film LOVE OUT LOUD to Receive Live ReadingNew Film LOVE OUT LOUD to Receive Live Reading
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2015

Love Out Loud, the first feature film from New York-based filmmaker John Sylva, will have its first live reading headlined by a cast of celebrated actors from the worlds of theater, television, and film on Monday, July 13 at The Creative Center at MTC Studios at 7:30pm EST in Manhattan. (more...)

New York Stage and Film to Launch Inaugural Filmmakers' WorkshopNew York Stage and Film to Launch Inaugural Filmmakers' Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2015

New York Stage and Film has announced its inaugural Filmmakers' Workshop, which launches July 7th on Vassar's campus as part of New York Stage and Film & Vassar's 31st Powerhouse Season. Designed to support early-career screenwriters with creative development and mentorship, the Filmmakers' Workshop features a tailored, process-oriented approach akin to Powerhouse's celebrated development of plays and musicals. (more...)

Original Cast of THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE Reunites in Concert TonightOriginal Cast of THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE Reunites in Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2015

The nine original cast members of the hit Broadway musical, THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE - Derrick Baskin, Deborah S. Craig, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Dan Fogler, Lisa Howard, Jose Llana, Jay Reiss, and Sarah Saltzberg - will reunite for a special one-night-only 10 Year Anniversary benefit concert tonight, July 6 at 7:30pm at Town Hall (123 West 43rd Street). (more...)

George Street Playhouse Appoints Actor/Director Michael Mastro Resident Artistic DirectorGeorge Street Playhouse Appoints Actor/Director Michael Mastro Resident Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2015

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Lee Pace, Ari Graynor & More Join New York Stage and Film's Powerhouse SeasonLee Pace, Ari Graynor & More Join New York Stage and Film's Powerhouse Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2015

Vassar & New York Stage and Film, whose 31st Powerhouse Season is underway in Poughkeepsie, have announced additional casting for their summer collaboration, running through August 2. (more...)

Josh Hecht to Direct Dark Comedy VERANO PLACE at FringeNYC, 8/16-25Josh Hecht to Direct Dark Comedy VERANO PLACE at FringeNYC, 8/16-25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2015

Drama Desk Award-winner Josh Hecht (Christine Jorgensen Reveals, former Director of Playwright Development at MCC Theater) is set to direct the premiere of playwright Katie Atcheson's dark comedy VERANO PLACE as a part of FringeNYC with performances August 16-25 at the Kraine Theater (85 E 4th St.). (more...)

BWW TV: Forest Whitaker & Company Prepare to Bring HUGHIE to Broadway!BWW TV: Forest Whitaker & Company Prepare to Bring HUGHIE to Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 30, 2016

Rehearsals began earlier this month for the highly anticipated Broadway revival of Eugene O'Neill's Hughie starring Academy Award winner, Golden Globe Award winner & BAFTA winner Forest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland, The Butler, Southpaw) and Tony Award winner Frank Wood (Side Man, Angels In America, Clybourne Park), which will begin performances on Monday, February 8, 2016 and officially open on Thursday, February 25, 2016 at Broadway's Booth Theatre (222 West 45 Street). Directed by Tony Award winner and Olivier Award winner Michael Grandage(Photograph 51, Red, Frost/Nixon), Hughie will play a strictly limited engagement. BroadwayWorld was in the rehearsal room with the company and you can check out what they had to say about the process so far below! (more...)

Tickets to Tracy Letts' MARY PAGE MARLOWE at Steppenwolf on Sale TomorrowTickets to Tracy Letts' MARY PAGE MARLOWE at Steppenwolf on Sale Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

Tickets go on sale tomorrow, Friday, January 29 at 11am for the highly anticipated world premiere production of Mary Page Marlowe, written by Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning playwright and ensemble member Tracy Letts. Artistic Director Anna D. Shapiro, who directed Letts's internationally acclaimed August: Osage County, teams up with him again for this new, ambitious production in Steppenwolf's 40th anniversary season. Mary Page Marlowe runs March 31 - May 29, 2016 in the Downstairs Theatre, 1650 N Halsted St. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside the First Day of Rehearsal for HUGHIE, with Forest Whitaker!Photo Coverage: Inside the First Day of Rehearsal for HUGHIE, with Forest Whitaker!
by Jennifer Broski - Jan 19, 2016

Rehearsals began today for the highly anticipated Broadway revival of Eugene O'Neill's Hughie starring Academy Award winner, Golden Globe Award winner & BAFTA winner Forest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland, The Butler, Southpaw) and Tony Award winner Frank Wood (Side Man, Angels In America, Clybourne Park), which will begin performances on Monday, February 8, 2016 and officially open on Thursday, February 25, 2016 at Broadway's Booth Theatre (222 West 45 Street). Directed by Tony Award winner and Olivier Award winner Michael Grandage(Photograph 51, Red, Frost/Nixon), Hughie will play a strictly limited engagement. BroadwayWorld was there for the first day of rehearsal and you can check out photos below! (more...)

Broadway Revival of HUGHIE with Forest Whitaker Begins Rehearsals TodayBroadway Revival of HUGHIE with Forest Whitaker Begins Rehearsals Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

Rehearsals began today for the highly anticipated Broadway revival of Eugene O'Neill's HUGHIE starring Academy Award winner, Golden Globe Award winner & BAFTA winner Forest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland, The Butler, Southpaw) and Tony Award winner Frank Wood (Side Man, Angels In America, Clybourne Park), which will begin performances on Monday, February 8, 2016 and officially open on Thursday, February 25, 2016 at Broadway's Booth Theatre (222 West 45 Street). Directed by Tony Award winner and Olivier Award winner Michael Grandage (Photograph 51, Red, Frost/Nixon), HUGHIE will play a strictly limited engagement. (more...)

Broadway Revival of HUGHIE with Forest Whitaker Begins Previews TonightBroadway Revival of HUGHIE with Forest Whitaker Begins Previews Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

The highly anticipated Broadway revival of Eugene O'Neill's HUGHIE starring Academy Award winner, Golden Globe Award winner & BAFTA winner Forest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland, The Butler, Southpaw) and Tony Award winner Frank Wood (Side Man, Angels In America, Clybourne Park), begins performances tonight, February 8, 2016, and officially open on Thursday, February 25, 2016, at Broadway's Booth Theatre (222 West 45 Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Forest Whitaker & Frank Wood in HUGHIE; Previews Begin Tonight!Photo Flash: First Look at Forest Whitaker & Frank Wood in HUGHIE; Previews Begin Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

Preview performances begin tonight for the highly anticipated Broadway revival of Eugene O'Neill'sHUGHIE starring Academy Award® winner, Golden Globe Award® winner & BAFTA winner Forest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland, The Butler, Southpaw) and Tony Award® winner Frank Wood (Side Man, Angels In America, Clybourne Park), which will officially open on Thursday, February 25, 2016 at Broadway's Booth Theatre (222 West 45 Street). Directed by Tony Award® winner and Olivier Award® winner Michael Grandage (Photograph 51, Red, Frost/Nixon), Hughie will play a strictly limited engagement. Check out a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

MCC's SMOKEFALL, Starring Zachary Quinto, Begins Tonight Off-BroadwayMCC's SMOKEFALL, Starring Zachary Quinto, Begins Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

MCC Theater welcomes film and television star Robin Tunney, making her stage debut opposite Zachary Quinto in the New York premiere of Smokefall by Noah Haidle, directed by Anne Kauffman, who directed The Nether for MCC last season to great acclaim. Smokefall will play the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street) with previews beginning tonight, February 4, 2016, and an opening night set for February 22. It is scheduled through March 13. (more...)

Tony Winner Blair Brown Joins Cast of Tracy Letts' MARY PAGE MARLOWE at SteppenwolfTony Winner Blair Brown Joins Cast of Tracy Letts' MARY PAGE MARLOWE at Steppenwolf
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announced today acclaimed stage and screen actor Blair Brown will join the cast of Mary Page Marlowe as one of the seven actors sharing the role of Mary over the span of her life (more...)

Photo Coverage: Forest Whitaker Takes First Broadway Bows in HUGHIEPhoto Coverage: Forest Whitaker Takes First Broadway Bows in HUGHIE
by Walter McBride - Feb 10, 2016

Preview performances began earlier this week for the highly anticipated Broadway revival of Eugene O'Neill's HUGHIE starring Academy Award® winner, Golden Globe Award® winner & BAFTA winner Forest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland, The Butler, Southpaw) and Tony Award® winner Frank Wood (Side Man, Angels In America, Clybourne Park), which will officially open on Thursday, February 25, 2016 at Broadway's Booth Theatre (222 West 45 Street). Directed by Tony Award® winner and Olivier Award® winner Michael Grandage (Photograph 51, Red, Frost/Nixon), Hughie will play a strictly limited engagement. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from their first curtain call below! (more...)

Carrie Coon, Lindsay Crouse & More to Lead New Tracy Letts Play at SteppenwolfCarrie Coon, Lindsay Crouse & More to Lead New Tracy Letts Play at Steppenwolf
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2015

Casting has been announced for the highly anticipated world premiere production of Mary Page Marlowe, written by Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning playwright and ensemble member Tracy Letts. Artistic Director Anna D. Shapiro, who directed Letts's internationally acclaimed August: Osage County, teams up with him again for this new, ambitious production in Steppenwolf's 40th anniversary season. Mary Page Marlowe runs March 31 - May 29, 2016 in the Downstairs Theatre, 1650 N Halsted St. Tickets ($20 - $89) go on sale Friday, January 29, 2016 at 11am through Audience Services (1650 N Halsted St), 312-335-1650 and steppenwolf.org. (more...)

Broadway's Marybeth Abel and Christy Ney to Hold Stage Management Workshop on 1/5Broadway's Marybeth Abel and Christy Ney to Hold Stage Management Workshop on 1/5
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2015

Broadway Basics is recruiting Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors, as well as Undergrads, Grad students and recent grads for their Stage Management Workshop- a one day intensive on Monday, October 12, 2015 from 10am-3pm for an in-depth day with two Professional Broadway Stage Managers. Upon attending the workshop, students will learn first-hand about what it takes on put on a Broadway show from pre-production through strike, networking and resume writing, and more! The enrollment deadline is September 26, 2015. To enroll, contact: broadwaybasics@gmail.com (more...)

American Repertory Theater to Stage New Play NICE FISHAmerican Repertory Theater to Stage New Play NICE FISH
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2015

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Director Diane Quinn, is pleased to present the new American play Nice Fish, conceived, written, and adapted by Mark Rylance and Louis Jenkins, and directed by Claire van Kampen. (more...)

Company of Fools to Stage AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY This FallCompany of Fools to Stage AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

Company of Fools (COF) will present the critically acclaimed and award-winning play, AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tracy Letts for the second show of their 20th Season. Letts's jaw-dropping masterpiece opens September 30 and runs through October 17, 2015 at the Liberty Theatre in Hailey, Idaho. (more...)

Chicago's Jeff Awards Nominees Announced - Shoshana Bean, Megan McGinnis & More in the Running!Chicago's Jeff Awards Nominees Announced - Shoshana Bean, Megan McGinnis & More in the Running!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

Chicago stage, TV and film star Michael Shannon did the honor of announcing the nominees for the 2014-2015 Equity Jeff Awards. A video of the presentation is available at www.JeffAwards.org. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 8/18/2015 - INFORMED CONSENT Off-Broadway, FULL HOUSE in Toronto and More!WAKE UP with BWW 8/18/2015 - INFORMED CONSENT Off-Broadway, FULL HOUSE in Toronto and More!
by Jessica Khan - Aug 18, 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: INFORMED CONSENT and A DELICATE SHIP start up off-Broadway, FULL HOUSE gets the musical treatment in Toronto and more! (more...)

Paulini and Sajous' SAJOUS SO FAR Continues Performances on Cape CodPaulini and Sajous' SAJOUS SO FAR Continues Performances on Cape Cod
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

Sajous So Far, the critically acclaimed musical performance Co-Conceived by Christina Sajous and Ethan Paulini and Directed by Paulini is currently enjoying a critically acclaimed engagement at HJT - 105 Division St. West Harwich on Cape Cod. Performances began on August 14 and continue this Friday and Saturday at 8pm. Tickets are $15-25 and are available by calling 508.432.2002 or www.hjtcapecod.org. (more...)

Photo Flash: SIDE MAN Opens Tonight at American Blues TheaterPhoto Flash: SIDE MAN Opens Tonight at American Blues Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2015

Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside and American Blues Theater, Chicago's second oldest Equity ensemble, just announced that two additional matinees, Saturday, May 15 and 23 at 3 p.m., have been added to the Tony Award-winning Side Man, written by Warren Leight, directed by Jonathan Berry, and running now through May 24, at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. Opening night is tonight, April 30 at 7:30 pm. BroadwayWorld has a look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at SIDE MAN at American Blues TheaterPhoto Flash: First Look at SIDE MAN at American Blues Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2015

Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside and American Blues Theater, Chicago's second oldest Equity ensemble, just announced that two additional matinees, Saturday, May 15 and 23 at 3 p.m., have been added to the Tony Award-winning Side Man, written by Warren Leight, directed by Jonathan Berry, and running now through May 24, at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. Opening night is Thursday, April 30 at 7:30 pm. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

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