Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Festival of Ukrainian Culture at St. James This MonthPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at Festival of Ukrainian Culture at St. James This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2015

Kiev's National Academic Theatre of Russian Drama Lesya Ukrainka brings a festival of events celebrating Ukrainian culture to the St. James Theatre from 8 to 19 September 2015, curated by Mikhail Reznikovich, Artistic Director of the National Academic Theatre of Russian Drama Lesya Ukrainka. The festival, comprising four plays, two free film screenings and a photography exhibition, will give British audiences a rare chance to acquaint themselves with some of Ukraine's cultural masterpieces as well as its developing modern arts scene. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the productions! (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with National Academic Theatre of Russian Drama Lesya Ukrainka at St. James TheatrePhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with National Academic Theatre of Russian Drama Lesya Ukrainka at St. James Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2015

Four plays from Kiev's National Academic Theatre of Russian Drama Lesya Ukrainka will run at the St. James Theatre from 8 - 19 September. The cycle of four plays, Ward of the Manor, My Mocking Happiness, Life's Little Nothings and Don Juan, will be performed in Russian and live dubbed in to English by a translator who will be present in the auditorium. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal! (more...)

Cristin Milioti, Michael Esper & More Will Join Michael C. Hall in David Bowie's & Enda Walsh's LAZARUS Off-BroadwayCristin Milioti, Michael Esper & More Will Join Michael C. Hall in David Bowie's & Enda Walsh's LAZARUS Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2015

 New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) has announced the full cast for LAZARUS, by David Bowie and Enda Walsh (Once, Tony Award), inspired by the novel The Man Who Fell to Earth by Walter Tevis, and directed by Ivo van Hove (Hedda Gabler, More Stately Mansions, Obie Awards). LAZARUS begins previews on November 18, with an opening night set for December 7, 2015. (more...)

Cristin Milioti, Michael Esper & More Will Join Michael C. Hall in David Bowie's & Enda Walsh's LAZARUS Off-BroadwayCristin Milioti, Michael Esper & More Will Join Michael C. Hall in David Bowie's & Enda Walsh's LAZARUS Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2015

 New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) has announced the full cast for LAZARUS, by David Bowie and Enda Walsh (Once, Tony Award), inspired by the novel The Man Who Fell to Earth by Walter Tevis, and directed by Ivo van Hove (Hedda Gabler, More Stately Mansions, Obie Awards). LAZARUS begins previews on November 18, with an opening night set for December 7, 2015. (more...)

Viola Davis to Partner with Tony Kushner on Political FilmViola Davis to Partner with Tony Kushner on Political Film
by Jessica Khan - Sep 23, 2015

On the heels of her history-making Emmy win for HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER last weekend, Viola Davis will be working with some high caliber theatre and big screen folks on her upcoming projects.  (more...)

NYTW Now Accepting Applications for 2016-17 2050 Fellowship ProgramNYTW Now Accepting Applications for 2016-17 2050 Fellowship Program
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2015

 New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) is currently accepting applications for the 2016/17 season of its 2050 Fellowship program for emerging playwrights and directors. Applications are due October 19, 2015 at 5pm EST. (more...)

NYTW Extends FONDLY, COLLETTE RICHLANDNYTW Extends FONDLY, COLLETTE RICHLAND
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2015

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) has announced an extension for FONDLY, COLLETTE RICHLAND, the first production of the New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) 2015/16 Season. FONDLY, COLLETTE RICHLAND began previews on Friday, September 11, 2015 and officially opened on Monday, September 28, 2015 at New York Theatre Workshop (79 E. 4th Street New York, NY 10003), and will now run through Saturday, October 24 2015. Tickets for FONDLY, COLLETTE RICHLAND are now on sale at www.nytw.org. (more...)

Tickets to David Bowie & Enda Walsh's LAZARUS at NYTW on Sale TodayTickets to David Bowie & Enda Walsh's LAZARUS at NYTW on Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2015

Tickets for LAZARUS, the second production of the New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) (Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director Jeremy Blocker) 2015/16 Season, will go on sale today beginning at 12pm EST. Single tickets for LAZARUS are $95. A limited number of $25 CheapTix will be available on a first-come, first-served basis for the first two performances. Tickets and membership packages can be purchased by visiting www.nytw.org or by calling 212-460-5475 (Monday-Friday, noon-6pm) or visiting the NYTW Box Office (79 E. 4th Street New York, NY 10003). (more...)

Heidi Blickenstaff, Drew Gehling, Margo Seibert and More Set for Hammond & Gwon's STRING Readings This WeekHeidi Blickenstaff, Drew Gehling, Margo Seibert and More Set for Hammond & Gwon's STRING Readings This Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2015

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Sarah Hammond and Adam Gwon's STRING will receive readings this week at Playwrights Horizons. (more...)

NYTW Adds Lucas Hnath's RED SPEEDO, World Premiere of HADESTOWN to 2015-16 SeasonNYTW Adds Lucas Hnath's RED SPEEDO, World Premiere of HADESTOWN to 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) has announced the final two productions of its 2015/16 Season. The New York premiere of RED SPEEDO, written by Lucas Hnath (The Christians) and directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz (Hollow Roots), will begin performances in February. (more...)

Tickets on Sale for Chavkin & Mitchell's HADESTOWN Premiere at NYTWTickets on Sale for Chavkin & Mitchell's HADESTOWN Premiere at NYTW
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) announced today that tickets are now on sale for HADESTOWN, written by celebrated singer-songwriter Anais Mitchell and developed with and directed by the inventive two-time OBIE award-winning director Rachel Chavkin (Three Pianos; Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812) transforms Mitchell's 'phenomenal concept album' (Rolling Stone) into a bold new work for the stage. (more...)

All-New Celebrity Cast of DANCING WITH THE STARS RevealedAll-New Celebrity Cast of DANCING WITH THE STARS Revealed
by TV News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

This season's exciting new cast of 'Dancing with the Stars' will be revealed live, TODAY, MARCH 8, exclusively on 'Good Morning America' (7:00-9:00 a.m. EST) on the ABC Television Network. (more...)

ABC Announces This Season's "Dancing with the Stars" Celebrity Cast Live on "Good Morning America"ABC Announces This Season's "Dancing with the Stars" Celebrity Cast Live on "Good Morning America"
by TV News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

The celebrity cast of “Dancing with the Stars” are slipping into their ballroom shoes and getting ready for their first dance on MONDAY, MARCH 21 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of New York Theatre Workshop's RED SPEEDOPhoto Coverage: Inside Opening Night of New York Theatre Workshop's RED SPEEDO
by Linda Lenzi - Mar 4, 2016

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) presents RED SPEEDO, written by Lucas Hnath (The Christians) and directed by NYTW Usual Suspect Lileana Blain-Cruz (Hollow Gates). RED SPEEDO officially opened last night, March 3, 2016, for a limited run through Sunday, March 27, 2016. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the big night below! (more...)

Martin Sheen, Mischa Barton Set for KAT KRAMER'S FILMS THAT CHANGE THE WORLDMartin Sheen, Mischa Barton Set for KAT KRAMER'S FILMS THAT CHANGE THE WORLD
by Movies News Desk - Mar 30, 2015

Martin Sheen and Mischa Barton, stars of the film, Bhopal: A Prayer For Rain, will be among the participants kicking off the Seventh Annual Kat Kramer's Films That Change The World cinema series highlighting socially significant films, (more...)

Lucas Hnath's RED SPEEDO Opens Tonight at NYTWLucas Hnath's RED SPEEDO Opens Tonight at NYTW
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) presents RED SPEEDO, written by Lucas Hnath (The Christians) and directed by NYTW Usual Suspect Lileana Blain-Cruz (Hollow Gates). RED SPEEDO officially opens tonight, March 3, 2016, for a limited run through Sunday, March 27, 2016. (more...)

VIDEO: Lucas Hnath's RED SPEEDO Features An On-Stage Swimming PoolVIDEO: Lucas Hnath's RED SPEEDO Features An On-Stage Swimming Pool
by Michael Dale - Mar 3, 2016

Audience members see actor Alex Breaux swimming through Plexiglas walls. (more...)

New Musical ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME to Close George Street Playhouse's SeasonNew Musical ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME to Close George Street Playhouse's Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

George Street Playhouse and Artistic Director David Saint have announced that a new musical, Ernest Shackleton Loves Me, will close their current season, bowing April 22 and running through May 17, 2015. (more...)

Nabiyah Be, Damon Daunno, Amber Gray, Patrick Page and More to Lead Chavkin & Mitchell's HADESTOWN Premiere at NYTW; Cast Announced!Nabiyah Be, Damon Daunno, Amber Gray, Patrick Page and More to Lead Chavkin & Mitchell's HADESTOWN Premiere at NYTW; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) has announced the cast for HADESTOWN, written by celebrated singer-songwriter Anais Mitchell and developed with and directed by the inventive two-time OBIE award-winning director Rachel Chavkin (Three Pianos; Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812). (more...)

Women's Project Theater's THE UNDENIABLE SOUND OF RIGHT NOW Begins TonightWomen's Project Theater's THE UNDENIABLE SOUND OF RIGHT NOW Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater and Women's Project Theater present the world premiere of The Undeniable Sound of Right Now, written by Laura Eason (S e x with Strangers,'House of Cards') and directed by Kirsten Kelly (Slipping), beginning tonight, March 19 at 7pm at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, 224 Waverly Place, west of Seventh Avenue South. Opening night is set for Thursday, April 2 at 7pm. The production is set to run through Saturday, May 2. (more...)

New York Theatre Workshop Extends Lucas Hnath's RED SPEEDONew York Theatre Workshop Extends Lucas Hnath's RED SPEEDO
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2016

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) has announced an extension for RED SPEEDO, the third production of the New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) 2015/16 Season. RED SPEEDO began previews on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 and officially opened on Thursday, March 3, 2016 at New York Theatre Workshop (79 E. 4th Street New York, NY 10003), and will now run through Sunday, April 3, 2016. Tickets for RED SPEEDO are on sale at www.nytw.org. (more...)

Jamil Khoury's MOSQUE ALERT to Premiere at Silk Road Rising This SpringJamil Khoury's MOSQUE ALERT to Premiere at Silk Road Rising This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2016

Silk Road Rising and Executive Director Malik Gillani are proud to announce the World Premiere of MOSQUE ALERT, a new play written by Jamil Khoury and directed by Edward Torres. MOSQUE ALERT runs March 24 - May 1, 2016, in Pierce Hall at The Historic Chicago Temple Building, 77 W. Washington St, Lower Level, in Chicago. Press opening is Saturday, April 2 at 4:00 pm. (more...)

Michael C. Hall to Lead Cast of David Bowie & Enda Walsh's New Musical LAZARUS at NYTWMichael C. Hall to Lead Cast of David Bowie & Enda Walsh's New Musical LAZARUS at NYTW
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) has announced that Golden Globe winner and six-time Emmy nominee Michael C. Hall (Hedwig and the Angry Inch, 'Dexter') will lead the cast of LAZARUS, by David Bowie and Enda Walsh (ONCE, Tony Award), inspired by the novel The Man Who Fell to Earth by Walter Tevis, and directed by Ivo van Hove (Hedda Gabler, More Stately Mansions, Obie Awards).  LAZARUS begins previews on November 18, with an opening night set for December 7, 2015. (more...)

Karen Pittman, Michael Cullen & More to Star in KING LIZ at Second Stage UptownKaren Pittman, Michael Cullen & More to Star in KING LIZ at Second Stage Uptown
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Second Stage Theatre  continues the 2015 Uptown Series with the World Premiere of KING LIZ, written by Fernanda Coppel (Chimichangas and Zoloft) and directed by Lisa Peterson.  KING LIZ will feature MICHAEL CULLEN, JEREMIE HARRIS, RUSSELL G. JONES, CAROLINE LAGERFELT, IRENE SOFIA LUCIO, and KAREN PITTMAN.  Previews begin Monday, July 13th and opening night is Monday, July 27th. (more...)

Karen Pittman and More Lead KING LIZ, Opening Tonight at Second Stage UptownKaren Pittman and More Lead KING LIZ, Opening Tonight at Second Stage Uptown
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

Second Stage Theatre continues the 2015 Uptown Series with the World Premiere of King Liz, written by Fernanda Coppel (Chimichangas and Zoloft) and directed by Lisa Peterson. King Liz will feature MICHAEL CULLEN, JEREMIE HARRIS, RUSSELL G. JONES, CAROLINE LAGERFELT, IRENE SOFIA LUCIO, and KAREN PITTMAN. Previews began Monday, July 13th, for opening night tonight, July 27th, 2015. (more...)

New York Theatre Workshop Names 2015-16 Season's 2050 FellowsNew York Theatre Workshop Names 2015-16 Season's 2050 Fellows
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2015

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) has announced the playwrights and directors selected for the 2015/16 season 2050 Fellowship. The playwrights are Nathan Alan Davis, Hansol Jung and Patricia Ione Lloyd and the directors are Noelle Ghoussaini, Alexandru Mihail and Danya Taymor.  (more...)

Stage and Screen Actress Marisa Tomei to Recur on EMPIRE Season 2Stage and Screen Actress Marisa Tomei to Recur on EMPIRE Season 2
by TV News Desk - Jul 2, 2015

Stage vet Marisa Tomei has signed on for FOX's EMPIRE season 2.  (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 7/16/15- Tony KushnerSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 7/16/15- Tony Kushner
by Stage Tube - Jul 16, 2015

Happy Birthday Tony Kushner! Kushner's best known work is Angels in America, a seven-hour epic about the AIDS epidemic in Reagan-era New York, which was later adapted into a miniseries for which Kushner wrote the screenplay. His other plays include Hydriotaphia, Slavs!: Thinking About the Longstanding Problems of Virtue and Happiness, A Bright Room Called Day, Homebody/Kabul, and the book for the musical Caroline, or Change. His new translation of Bertolt Brecht's Mother Courage and Her Children was performed at the Delacorte Theater in the summer of 2006 starring Meryl Streep and directed by George C. Wolfe. Kushner has also adapted Brecht's The Good Person of Szechwan, Corneille's The Illusion, and S. Ansky's play The Dybbuk. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 7/16/2015 - AMAZING GRACE Opens and More!WAKE UP with BWW 7/16/2015 - AMAZING GRACE Opens and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jul 16, 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: AMAZING GRACE sails to Broadway, SOMETHING ROTTEN! gathers at B&N and more!  (more...)

Cast Announced for Jamil Khoury's MOSQUE ALERT at Silk Road RisingCast Announced for Jamil Khoury's MOSQUE ALERT at Silk Road Rising
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

Silk Road Rising proudly presents the World Premiere of Jamil Khoury's Mosque Alert. All performances will be presented in the company's venue in Pierce Hall at The Historic Chicago Temple Building at 77 W. Washington St. in Chicago. (more...)

Elena Dimov Releases GNEDICHElena Dimov Releases GNEDICH
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

Summary: Maria Rybakova portrays the private world of the first Russian translator of the Iliad, the romantic poet and librarian Nikolai Gnedich (1784-1833). She builds the plot around Gnedich's translation of the Illiad into Russian. The narrative progresses from the adult Gnedich's memories of his childhood on a small country estate in Ukraine in the first Song, through his illness and his discovery of the magnificent Greek epic about the siege of Troy, a work that was to change his life forever, to the completion of his translation, representing a final victory over all that life threw at him. The translation truly was a titanic task, one that continued for almost twenty-two years (1807-1829). Like the Iliad itself, the novel consists of twelve Songs or Cantos, and covers the life of Gnedich from his childhood to his death. It depicts the lives of Gnedich and his best friend, the poet Batyushkov, who is slowly losing his mind, and incorporates tropes from their poetry and from Greek mythology, as well as magnificent images of imperial Russia and of the Homeric world. The space occupied by the novel thus extends from snowy Russian villages to aristocratic St. Petersburg salons, magnificent Italian landscapes, and the austere Greece of Homer's heroes. Gnedich opens with a striking allusion to Homeric Greece; allusions such as this, which crop up throughout the novel, will be a source of great joy for those who admire the ancient Greek poem: 'The rage that killed so many/the wretched rage of Achilles/who knew that he would perish/ that he would perish young.' The novel is conceived in spectacular fashion: Rybakova's style resembles a movie projection with stop-cards at the key moments in Gnedich's life. We are party to some of his long conversations with his friend, in particularly striking settings. This lends a novelistic effect to the tale, which chronicles Gnedich's life for a period of over twenty years. The narrative is frequently interrupted by streams of consciousness and reminiscence by the protagonists. At the same time, the novel continues the traditions of Russian classic literature, with its attention to detail and to the characters' psychological traits. Since Gnedich spent almost his entire life translating Homer's epic poem, Maria Rybakova has chosen verse as the most suitable stylistic means of recreating that life. To the English-speaking world, this genre of poetic biography is best exemplified by Ruth Padel's Darwin - A Life in Poems. Gnedich was released in June 2015 by Glagoslav Publications, a publishing house specializing in the publication and worldwide distribution of Russian, Ukrainian and Belarusian literature, in order to promote the culture of the Slavic countries to the Western world and provide a basis for better understanding between the Slavs and the West. About the Author: Maria Rybakova was born in Moscow. She studied Greek and Latin in Russia, then in Germany and subsequently in the USA, where she is now teaching the subject. Her first novel, Anna Grom and her Ghost, was published in 1999. Several novels and short stories followed. Maria Rybakova has received numerous literary awards in Russia, including the Students' Booker Prize, the Eureka Prize, the Sergei Dovlatov Prize, the Antologia Award, the Russian Prize and the Globus Award. Her novels have been translated into German, Spanish and French. Gnedich is the first of Rybakova's books to appear in English. About the Translator: Born in Vladivostok, Russia, Elena Dimov is a translator of Russian. She holds an M.S. in Oriental Studies from Far Eastern University and a PhD in History from the Russian Academy of Sciences. She is currently studying Russian bard poetry and translating Russian literature into English, including works by Joseph Brodsky and Maria Rybakova. Reviews: What if the biographers of poets pastiched their subjects by writing their lives in their favoured verse forms? Maria Rybakova, a professor of Classics in the US and the author of prose fiction in Russian, pulls off a version of this feat in Gnedich, a slim novel in twelve cantos composed in blocks of syllabic verse enlivened by flourishes of dactylic hexameter. -Andrew Kahn, Times Literary Supplement Review copies are available upon request. Title: 'Gnedich' Author: Maria Rybakova Publisher: Glagoslav Publications Language: English ISBN: 9781784379544 Extent: 116 pages Format: paperback, hardback, e-book (more...)

Full Cast Set for NYTW's RED SPEEDOFull Cast Set for NYTW's RED SPEEDO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) (Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director Jeremy Blocker) is proud to announce casting for RED SPEEDO, written by Lucas Hnath (The Christians) and directed by NYTW Usual Suspect Lileana Blain-Cruz (Hollow Gates). RED SPEEDO begins previews on Wednesday, February 17, 2016, and officially opens Thursday, March 3, 2016 for a limited run through Sunday, March 27, 2016. Single tickets to RED SPEEDO are now on sale. (more...)

Tony Kushner to Adapt Moving Memoir HE WANTED THE MOON to Big ScreenTony Kushner to Adapt Moving Memoir HE WANTED THE MOON to Big Screen
by Movies News Desk - Feb 19, 2016

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner will adapt Mimi Baird and Eve Claxton's memoir HE WANTED THE MOON (more...)

Koffler to Welcome Tony Kushner for Evening of ConversationKoffler to Welcome Tony Kushner for Evening of Conversation
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2016

The Koffler Centre of the Arts proudly presents "Tony Kushner in Conversation" on May 9, 2016 at 7:00 PM at the Panasonic Theatre, 651 Yonge Street. Tickets for this event start at $29 and are available beginning tomorrow at 1-800-461-3333 or kofflerarts.org. (more...)

Lucas Hnath's RED SPEEDO Begins Previews Tonight at NYTWLucas Hnath's RED SPEEDO Begins Previews Tonight at NYTW
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2016

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) presents RED SPEEDO, written by Lucas Hnath (The Christians) and directed by NYTW Usual Suspect Lileana Blain-Cruz (Hollow Gates). RED SPEEDO begins previews tonight, February 17, 2016, and officially opens Thursday, March 3, 2016 for a limited run through Sunday, March 27, 2016. (more...)

NYTW Extends David Bowie & Enda Walsh's LAZARUS for a Final TimeNYTW Extends David Bowie & Enda Walsh's LAZARUS for a Final Time
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2015

Due to unprecedented demand, New York Theatre Workshop has announced a final extension of three additional performances for LAZARUS by David Bowie and Enda Walsh (Once, Tony Award), BroadwayWorld has confirmed. The fastest selling show in NYTW history, LAZARUS is inspired by the novel The Man Who Fell to Earth by Walter Tevis and directed by Ivo van Hove (Hedda Gabler, More Stately Mansions,Obie Awards). LAZARUS began previews on November 18 and officially opens tonight, December 7, 2015 at New York Theatre Workshop (79 E. 4th Street New York, NY 10003). The additional performances will be: Monday, January 18 at 8PM, Tuesday, January 19 at 8PM, and Wednesday January 20 at 8PM. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 12/4/2015 - CHINA DOLL, SCHOOL OF ROCK and More!WAKE UP with BWW 12/4/2015 - CHINA DOLL, SCHOOL OF ROCK and More!
by Jessica Khan - Dec 4, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: Al Pacino returns to Broadway in CHINA DOLL tonight, and SCHOOL OF ROCK brings down the house this Sunday! (more...)

Bowie & Walsh's Off-Broadway Hit LAZARUS Switches to Digital LotteryBowie & Walsh's Off-Broadway Hit LAZARUS Switches to Digital Lottery
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2015

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) and TodayTix, the theater ticket app, announced today a CheapTix mobile lottery for Lazarus by David Bowie and Enda Walsh (Once, Tony Award), BroadwayWorld has learned. To increase access to tickets, this TodayTix program will replace the previously announced in-person lottery and will offer $25 tickets to the fastest selling show in NYTW history. (more...)

Chicago's Cor Theatre Sets 2016 SeasonChicago's Cor Theatre Sets 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2015

Cor Theatre, the new Chicago storefront company hailed for 'Most Promising Debut' last season by Time Out Chicago, has announced a bold and ambitious two-play season in 2016. (more...)

Michael Laurence & Annette O'Toole to Lead HAMLET IN BED at RattlestickMichael Laurence & Annette O'Toole to Lead HAMLET IN BED at Rattlestick
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater's Artistic Director David Van Asselt and Managing Director Brian Long have announced that Hamlet In Bed, written by Michael Laurence and directed by Lisa Peterson, will begin previews Friday, August 28, at 8pm at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, 224 Waverly Place.  Joining Mr. Laurence in the cast is Annette O'Toole.  The official opening night is set for Thursday, September 10; the production will run through Sunday, October 25. (more...)

THERE IS A HAPPINESS THAT MORNING IS to Premiere at The TankTHERE IS A HAPPINESS THAT MORNING IS to Premiere at The Tank
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

THERE IS A HAPPINESS THAT MORNING IS - a new play by Mickle Maher - will premiere as  the season opener at The Tank theater company this fall with Previews beginning September 11 and Opening on September 12th at The Tank (151 West 46th Street / 8th Fl.) HAPPINESS is scheduled to run through September 27th. (more...)

NYTW Now Offering $25 Tickets to First Two Previews of All Upcoming ShowsNYTW Now Offering $25 Tickets to First Two Previews of All Upcoming Shows
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) has announced a new CheapTix program, which will make all single tickets to the first two performances of every NYTW production available to the general public at $25. The program will kick off with FONDLY, COLLETTE RICHLAND, the first production of the New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) 2015/16 Season. FONDLY, COLLETTE RICHLAND begins previews on Friday, September 11, 2015 and officially opens on Monday, September 28, 2015 at New York Theatre Workshop (79 E. 4th Street New York, NY 10003) for a limited engagement through Sunday, October 18, 2015. Tickets for FONDLY, COLLETTE RICHLAND are now on sale at www.nytw.org. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with National Academic Theatre of Russian Drama Lesya Ukrainka at St. James TheatrePhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with National Academic Theatre of Russian Drama Lesya Ukrainka at St. James Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Four plays from Kiev's National Academic Theatre of Russian Drama Lesya Ukrainka will run at the St. James Theatre from 8 - 19 September. The cycle of four plays, Ward of the Manor, My Mocking Happiness, Life's Little Nothings and Don Juan, will be performed in Russian and live dubbed in to English by a translator who will be present in the auditorium. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal! (more...)

Festival of Ukrainian Culture Set for Next Month at St. James TheatreFestival of Ukrainian Culture Set for Next Month at St. James Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

Kiev's National Academic Theatre of Russian Drama Lesya Ukrainka brings a festival of events celebrating Ukrainian culture to the St. James Theatre from 8 to 19 September 2015, curated by Mikhail Reznikovich, Artistic Director of the National Academic Theatre of Russian Drama Lesya Ukrainka. The festival, comprising four plays, two free film screenings and a photography exhibition, will give British audiences a rare chance to acquaint themselves with some of Ukraine's cultural masterpieces as well as its developing modern arts scene. (more...)

Christine Lahti, Jason Ritter and Georgia King to Star in THE CITY OF CONVERSATION at The WallisChristine Lahti, Jason Ritter and Georgia King to Star in THE CITY OF CONVERSATION at The Wallis
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

The divisive world of Washington D.C. politics moves to center stage of the Bram Goldsmith Theater at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts when Anthony Giardina's searing political comic drama THE CITY OF CONVERSATION opens for a limited run in May. (more...)

Judy McLane Departs North Carolina Theatre's WIT; Kate Goehring to Step In Opposite Daisy EaganJudy McLane Departs North Carolina Theatre's WIT; Kate Goehring to Step In Opposite Daisy Eagan
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

North Carolina Theatre today announced a last-minute cast change for Margaret Edson's WIT, opening tomorrow, April 29th. Kate Goehring will step into the lead role of 'Vivian Bearing, Ph.D.' replacing Judy McLane, who has withdrawn from the production due to personal reasons. (more...)

Valerie Vigoda and Wade McCollum Lead ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES M, Beginning Tonight at George StreetValerie Vigoda and Wade McCollum Lead ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES M, Beginning Tonight at George Street
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

George Street Playhouse and Artistic Director David Saint have announced that a new musical, Ernest Shackleton Loves Me, will close their current season, bowing tonight, April 22 and running through May 17, 2015. (more...)

NYTW's 2016-17 Season Will Include Daniel Craig & David Oyelowo-Led OTHELLO & More!NYTW's 2016-17 Season Will Include Daniel Craig & David Oyelowo-Led OTHELLO & More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) (Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director Jeremy Blocker) has just announced its complete 2016/17 Season. The season will kick-off in Fall 2016 with NAT TURNER IN JERUSALEM by NYTW 2050 Fellow Nathan Alan Davis(Dontrell, Who Kissed the Sea), directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian (The Convert). It is followed by the previously announced production of William Shakespeare's OTHELLO, directed by NYTW Usual Suspect and Tony Award winner Sam Gold (Fun Home) and featuring David Oyelowo (Royal Shakespeare Company's The Histories, Selma) in the title role and Daniel Craig (Betrayal, Spectre) as 'Iago', in Winter 2016. Spring 2017 will bring THE OBJECT LESSON, by Geoff Sobelle (all wear bowlers), directed by NYTW Usual Suspect David Neumann (Restless Eye), with scenic installation by Steven Dufala. The season will conclude with NYTW Usual Suspect Mfoniso Udofia's SOJOURNERS and HER PORTMANTEAU, presented in repertory, directed by NYTW Usual Suspect and former 2050 Fellow Ed Sylvanus Iskandar (The Mysteries). Performance schedules, casting and full creative teams will be announced at a later date. (more...)

David Bowie, Enda Walsh Co-Writing Stage Work Based on MAN WHO FELL TO EARTHDavid Bowie, Enda Walsh Co-Writing Stage Work Based on MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

David Bowie is teaming with Tony Award winning Irish playwright Enda Walsh (ONCE) to co-write a new stage work based on the 1976 film THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH. (more...)

Martin Sheen, Mischa Barton Set for KAT KRAMER'S FILMS THAT CHANGE THE WORLDMartin Sheen, Mischa Barton Set for KAT KRAMER'S FILMS THAT CHANGE THE WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2015

Martin Sheen and Mischa Barton, stars of the film, Bhopal: A Prayer For Rain, will be among the participants kicking off the Seventh Annual Kat Kramer's Films That Change The World cinema series highlighting socially significant films, (more...)

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