Next-In-Line Productions to Produce SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME at Gene Frankel Theatre, 8/29 - Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

Someone Who'll Watch Over Me focuses on the trials and tribulations of an Irishman, an Englishman and an American who are kidnapped and held hostage in a nondescript location in Lebanon. As the three men strive for survival, they also find themselves trying to overcome both their personal grudges towards one another, and their nationalistic differences, all under the watchful eyes and ears of their captors. (more...)

Little Fish Theatre to Present SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME, 8/13-9/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

Little Fish Theatre today announced the opening of the next show of its fourteenth season, Frank McGuinness' captivating and Tony Award nominated drama, Someone Who'll Watch Over Me. (more...)

Harrison and Haig Join Parker and Thompson In Savoy's GUYS AND DOLLS!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2015

Full casting is announced for the highly acclaimed Chichester Festival Theatre revival of Guys and Dolls, which is at the New Alexandra Theatre from Tues 24 November to Sat 5 December 2015, prior to a strictly limited run at the Savoy Theatre in the West End. (more...)

LEE HARVEY OSWALD To Play Finborough, Nov 2013
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2013

A Finborough Theatre commission, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Michael Hastings' Lee Harvey Oswald - A Far Mean Streak of Independence Brought on by Negleck opens at the Finborough Theatre for a limited season onSunday, 3 November 2013, with an special additional performance on Friday, 22 November at 12.30pm at the exact time of the assassination. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 10/28/2012
by BWW - Oct 28, 2012

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/28/2012 for Chicago (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 10/21/2012
by BWW - Oct 21, 2012

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/21/2012 for Chicago (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 10/14/2012
by BWW - Oct 14, 2012

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/14/2012 for Chicago (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 11/04/2012
by BWW - Nov 4, 2012

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/04/2012 for Chicago (more...)

Capital Stage to Present Thomas Gibbons' UNCANNY VALLEY
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

As part of the National New Play Network's Rolling World Premiere, Capital Stage will bring its 10th anniversary season to a close with UNCANNY VALLEY by Thomas Gibbons. Called 'Deeply absorbing,' and 'Cerebrally challenging' by The Washington Post, the production features Capital Stage veteran Michael Wiles (THE REAL THING, HEDDA GABLER, Someone Who'll Watch Over Me, MASTER CLASS, FAT PIG) and CapStage newcomer Jessica Powell.  UNCANNY VALLEY will be directed by Producing Artistic Director Jonathan Williams (TRIBES, THE ELABORATE ENTRANCE OF CHAD DEITY, DYING CITY). UNCANNY VALLEY will run from June 17 through July 19, with a Press Opening on Saturday June 20, 2015. (more...)

Canal Park Playhouse to Present SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME, Beginning 6/20
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2012

Canal Park Playhouse and The TRUF will present the first NY revival of Someone Who'll Watch Over Me, written by Frank McGuinness and directed by Justin Lauro. (more...)

THE BOAT FACTORY Set for Brits Off Broadway
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2013

59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer) is thrilled to announce the US premiere of THE BOAT FACTORY, written by Dan Gordon and directed by Philip Crawford, coming to Brits Off Broadway direct from the Grand Opera House, Belfast. Produced by Happenstance Theatre Company, THE BOAT FACTORY begins previews on Tuesday, June 4 for a limited engagement through Sunday, June 30. Opening Night is Sunday, June 9 at 7:15 PM. The performance schedule is Tuesday - Thursday at 7:15 PM; Friday at 8:15 PM; Saturday at 2:15 PM & 8:15 PM; Sunday at 3:15 PM & 7:15 PM. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). The single ticket price is $35 ($24.50 for 59E59 Members). Tickets are available by calling Ticket Central at 212-279-4200 or online at www.59e59.org. For more information, visit www.britsoffbroadway.com. (more...)

David Shrigley, THE SALON PROJECT, Catherine Wheel, BEATS & More Nominated for Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland - Ceremony Set for 10 June
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2012

On 10 May, 2012, following an all-day meeting at the Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh, the CATS judges announced the following shortlists for the ten categories of the 2011-12 awards. The winners will be announced at the Tron Theatre, Glasgow, on Sunday 10 June. (more...)

Villanova Theatre to End 2012-13 Season with SALOME, 4/9-21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2013

Villanova Theatre's 2012-2013 culminates with an electrifying production of Salome, written by Oscar Wilde, directed by Rev. David Cregan, OSA, and on stage April 9 - 21, 2013. The linguistic genius behind The Importance of Being Earnest plunges us into the visceral, intoxicating world of King Herod and his enticing young stepdaughter, Salome. After being rejected by John the Baptist, Salome's unbridled desire for the pious prophet quickly turns into an uncontrollable lust for revenge. Wilde's sensational adaptation of this biblical tale dramatizes the eternal struggle between body and soul. Cregan's inspired production will feature stunning aerial dance, live drumming and chant, and a striking, elemental set design. (more...)

Jonathan Rhys Williams, Cole Alexander Smith Lead Capital Stage's TRUE WEST
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2012

Sam Shepard's signature 1980 play True West features two highly dysfunctional brothers, Austin and Lee. (more...)

Capital Stage Opens TRUE WEST, 3/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2012

Capital Stage continues its successful first season in midtown with a Sam Shepard revival. True West will mark the second Shepard play the company has presented following a 2009 staging of Fool For Love. Performances for True West will run March 21 - April 22, 2012 and will feature company co-founder Jonathan Rhys Williams (Or, Hunter Gatherers, Fool For Love) and actor Cole Alexander Smith (reasons to be pretty, First Person Shooter) as battling brothers Lee and Austin. (more...)

Island Stage Left Presents Caryl Churchill's A NUMBER, Now thru 4/21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2013

Island Stage Left is excited to present their spring show - 'A Number' by Caryl Churchill - a taut, psychological thriller, set slightly in the future and centred around the themes of father/son relationships, genetics and cloning. (more...)

Ottawa Little Theatre Presents Norm Foster's SELF HELP 3/20-4/07
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2012

Ottawa Little Theatre presents SELF HELP, a comedy by Norm Foster, directed by Joan Sullivan Eady performing March 20 - April 7 (matinee April 1: 2pm) at 8pm. (more...)

Jonathan Rhys Williams, Cole Alexander Smith Lead Capital Stage's TRUE WEST
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2012

Sam Shepard's signature 1980 play True West features two highly dysfunctional brothers, Austin and Lee. (more...)

Island Stage Left Announces SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME, 4/5-29, Friday Harbor, WA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2012

Island Stage Left will present Someone Who'll Watch Over Me on April 5th to April 29th at San Juan County Fairgrounds. (more...)

Island Stage Left to Present Caryl Churchill's A NUMBER, 3/21-4/21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2013

Island Stage Left is excited to present their spring show - 'A Number' by Caryl Churchill - a taut, psychological thriller, set slightly in the future and centred around the themes of father/son relationships, genetics and cloning. (more...)

Oak Park Festival Theatre Presents Edward Albee's SEASCAPE, Now thru 4/21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2013

Oak Park Festival Theatre continues its 2012-2013 season by staging Edward Albee's comedy/fantasy/satire, the Pulitzer Prize-winning Seascape at the Madison Street Studio Theatre. Directed by Stephanie Shaw, the production will feature Artistic Director Jack Hickey as Charlie, OPFT veteran Mary Michell as Nancy, Alee Spadoni as Sarah, and Dan Toot as Leslie. (more...)

Southwark Playhouse Opens SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME, 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2012

Someone Who'll Watch Over Me is described as 'a startling testament to the power of the human spirit. Following an Englishman, American, and Irishman through their experience as hostages in Lebanon, McGuinness' multi-award winning play is both funny and heart-wrenching. As the three men wrestle with their differences to develop an extraordinary friendship, we are asked to consider life on the edge of human existence. Ultimately the play is a celebration of life and humanity.' It received the New York Drama Critics' Circle Award for Best Foreign Play in 1993 and was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Play. (more...)

Tonic Theatre Honours Women in Theatre with TONIC CELEBRATES
by Marianka Swain - Jun 7, 2016

Tonic Theatre today announces the inaugural Tonic Celebrates event which is a new initiative for the company celebrating the achievements of inspirational women in theatre. For the first event on 22 June at Ambassadors Theatre, Tonic Theatre's Director Lucy Kerbel will be in conversation with multi award-winning lighting designer Paule Constable, Artistic Director of the Tricycle Theatre Indhu Rubasingham, and playwright Jessica Swale. Tickets for the event start from just £5 (0207 395 5405/www.theambassadorstheatre.co.uk). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at UNCANNY VALLEY at Capital Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

As part of the National New Play Network's Rolling World Premiere, Capital Stage will bring its 10th anniversary season to a close with UNCANNY VALLEY by Thomas Gibbons. Called 'Deeply absorbing,' and 'Cerebrally challenging' by The Washington Post, the production features Capital Stage veteran Michael Wiles (THE REAL THING, HEDDA GABLER, Someone Who'll Watch Over Me, MASTER CLASS, FAT PIG) and CapStage newcomer Jessica Powell. UNCANNY VALLEY will be directed by Producing ArtisticDirector Jonathan Williams (TRIBES, THE ELABORATE ENTRANCE OF CHAD DEITY, DYING CITY). UNCANNY VALLEY will run from June 17 through July 19, with a Press Opening on Saturday June 20, 2015. (more...)

David Shrigley, THE SALON PROJECT, Catherine Wheel, BEATS & More Nominated for Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland - Ceremony Set for Today, 10 June
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2012

Today, CATS judges will announce the winners for the 2011-2012 awards at the Tron Theatre, Glasgow, tonight, 10 June. (more...)

Greg Hicks Returns to the Arcola Theatre in Tolstoy's THE KREUTZER SONATA
by Marianka Swain - Jun 1, 2016

An acclaimed new production of Leo Tolstoy's THE KREUTZER SONATA, adapted by Nancy Harris and starring RSC Associate Artist Greg Hicks, will transfer to Arcola Theatre from Wednesday 6 to Saturday 23 July. Press night is Monday 11 July at 7.30pm. (more...)

Oak Park Festival Theatre to Present Edward Albee's SEASCAPE, 3/16-4/21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2013

Oak Park Festival Theatre continues its 2012-2013 season by staging Edward Albee's comedy/fantasy/satire, the Pulitzer Prize-winning Seascape at the Madison Street Studio Theatre. Directed by Stephanie Shaw, the production will feature Artistic Director Jack Hickey as Charlie, OPFT veteran Mary Michell as Nancy, Alee Spadoni as Sarah, and Dan Toot as Leslie. (more...)

West End's WELCOME HOME, CAPTAIN FOX! Will Launch at Donmar Warehouse, Feb. 18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2016

Welcome Home, Captain Fox!, Anthony Weigh's new version of Jean Anouilh's hit 1937 comedy Le Voyageur Sans Bagage, will begin previews at The Donmar Warehouse from Thursday 18 February . The production is directed by Blanche McIntyre, and a cast that includes Michelle Asante, Barnaby Kay, Rory Keenan, Katherine Kingsley, Trevor Laird, Sian Thomas, Danny Webb, Fenella Woolgar and Daniel York. (more...)

AN INCIDENT AT THE BORDER Makes West End Debut, August 22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2012

Following a sold-out run at the Finborough Theatre, the world premiere production of Kieran Lynn's dark comedy, AN INCIDENT AT THE BORDER, will transfer to the West End's Trafalgar Studios 2, opening on Wednesday 22 August, with previews from 20 August, for a strictly limited season until 15 September 2012. The production is directed by Bruce Guthrie and stars Tom Bennett as Arthur, Florence Hall as Olivia and Marc Pickering as Reiver. (more...)

Little Fish Theatre to Present SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME, 8/13-9/3
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2015

Little Fish Theatre today announced the opening of the next show of its fourteenth season, Frank McGuinness' captivating and Tony Award nominated drama, Someone Who'll Watch Over Me. (more...)

Next-In-Line Productions Presents SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME, Now thru 9/6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2014

Someone Who'll Watch Over Me focuses on the trials and tribulations of an Irishman, an Englishman and an American who are kidnapped and held hostage in a nondescript location in Lebanon. As the three men strive for survival, they also find themselves trying to overcome both their personal grudges towards one another, and their nationalistic differences, all under the watchful eyes and ears of their captors. (more...)

AN INCIDENT AT THE BORDER Makes West End Debut Tonight, August 22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2012

Following a sold-out run at the Finborough Theatre, the world premiere production of Kieran Lynn's dark comedy, AN INCIDENT AT THE BORDER, will transfer to the West End's Trafalgar Studios 2, opening tonight, Wednesday 22 August, for a strictly limited season until 15 September 2012. The production is directed by Bruce Guthrie and stars Tom Bennett as Arthur, Florence Hall as Olivia and Marc Pickering as Reiver. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre of Ventura Announces the Company's 2016 -2017 Mainstage Season STORIES THAT MATTER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

Rubicon Theatre Company's 2016-2017 Season was publicly announced today at a special event hosted by Joe Spano(Emmy Award and L.A. Drama Critics' Circle Award-winning veteran of stage and screen) and Peter Van Norden (whose numerous credits include five Broadway shows, regional theatre, film and television). The two actors star as Marley and Scrooge, respectively, in the company's adaptation of A Christmas Carol, which was a Critic's Choice in the L.A. Times and will be reprised this December under the direction of Brian McDonald. The season also features the third play in Arlene Hutton's celebrated Nibroc Trilogy, Gulf View Drive, helmed by London-based director Katharine Farmer; Miche Braden reprising her Off-Broadway performance in The Life and Blues of Bessie Smith written by Angelo Parra and directed by Joe Brancato of Penguin Rep; the return of the most popular comedy in Rubicon history, A.R. Gurney's Sylvia, directed by Stephanie A. Coltrin; direct from Off-Broadway, The Other Mozart written by and starring Silvia Milo and directed by Isaac Byrne, about Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's equally remarkable sister Nannerl; Someone Who'll Watch Over Me, Frank McGuinness' riveting tale based on a true story about three hostages held in Beirut in1986, directed by Katharine Farmer; and King Lear by William Shakespeare, directed by James O'Neil. (more...)

Little Fish Theatre's SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

Little Fish Theatre presents the next show of its fourteenth season, Frank McGuinness' captivating and Tony Award nominated drama, Someone Who'll Watch Over Me. (more...)

Next-In-Line Productions to Produce SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME at Gene Frankel Theatre, 8/29 - 9/6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2014

Someone Who'll Watch Over Me focuses on the trials and tribulations of an Irishman, an Englishman and an American who are kidnapped and held hostage in a nondescript location in Lebanon. As the three men strive for survival, they also find themselves trying to overcome both their personal grudges towards one another, and their nationalistic differences, all under the watchful eyes and ears of their captors. (more...)

Villanova Theatre Ends 2012-13 Season with SALOME, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2013

Villanova Theatre's 2012-2013 culminates with an electrifying production of Salome, written by Oscar Wilde, directed by Rev. David Cregan, OSA, and on stage tonight, April 9 - 21, 2013. (more...)

Ottawa Little Theatre Presents Norm Foster's SELF HELP 3/20-4/07
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2012

Ottawa Little Theatre presents SELF HELP, a comedy by Norm Foster, directed by Joan Sullivan Eady performing March 20 - April 7 (matinee April 1: 2pm) at 8pm. (more...)

Island Stage Left Announces SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME, 4/5-29, Friday Harbor, WA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2012

Island Stage Left will present Someone Who'll Watch Over Me on April 5th to April 29th at San Juan County Fairgrounds. (more...)

COMPETITION: Win Tickets To SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2012

You can win a pair of tickets to the press night of Someone Who'll Watch Over Me at the Southwark Playhouse! (more...)

Barrington Stage Company Presents the American Premiere of BASHIR LAZHAR, 5/22-6/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2013

Barrington Stage Company, the award-winning theatre in downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Julianne Boyd Artistic Director and Tristan Wilson Managing Director, will present the American Premiere of Bashir Lazhar, from May 22 through June 8. The Press Opening is Sunday, May 26 at 3pm. (more...)

Island Stage Left Adds SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME Performance, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2012

Next week is the last week of “Someone Who'll Watch Over Me' at Island Stage Left in Firday Harbor, Wash., which closes April 29. The theater has added a 4 p.m. show on Saturday, April 28. (more...)

Island Stage Left Announces SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME, 4/5-29, Friday Harbor, WA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2012

Island Stage Left will present Someone Who'll Watch Over Me on April 5th to April 29th at San Juan County Fairgrounds. (more...)

BWW Reviews: SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME, Southwark Playhouse, April 23 2012
by Gary Naylor - Apr 24, 2012

Gary Naylor sees a twenty year old play send a timeless message. (more...)

Jonathan Rhys Williams Ends Run in Capital Stage's TRUE WEST Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2012

Sam Shepard's signature 1980 play True West features two highly dysfunctional brothers, Austin and Lee. (more...)

Island Stage Left Adds SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME Performance, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2012

Next week is the last week of “Someone Who'll Watch Over Me' at Island Stage Left in Firday Harbor, Wash., which closes April 29. The theater has added a 4 p.m. show on Saturday, April 28. (more...)

Oak Park Festival Theatre to Present Edward Albee's SEASCAPE, 3/16-4/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2013

Oak Park Festival Theatre continues its 2012-2013 season by staging Edward Albee's comedy/fantasy/satire, the Pulitzer Prize-winning Seascape at the Madison Street Studio Theatre. Directed by Stephanie Shaw, the production will feature Artistic Director Jack Hickey as Charlie, OPFT veteran Mary Michell as Nancy, Alee Spadoni as Sarah, and Dan Toot as Leslie. (more...)

Island Stage Left to Present Caryl Churchill's A NUMBER, 3/21-4/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2013

Island Stage Left is excited to present their spring show - 'A Number' by Caryl Churchill - a taut, psychological thriller, set slightly in the future and centred around the themes of father/son relationships, genetics and cloning. (more...)

Villanova Theatre to End 2012-13 Season with SALOME, 4/9-21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2013

Villanova Theatre's 2012-2013 culminates with an electrifying production of Salome, written by Oscar Wilde, directed by Rev. David Cregan, OSA, and on stage April 9 - 21, 2013. The linguistic genius behind The Importance of Being Earnest plunges us into the visceral, intoxicating world of King Herod and his enticing young stepdaughter, Salome. After being rejected by John the Baptist, Salome's unbridled desire for the pious prophet quickly turns into an uncontrollable lust for revenge. Wilde's sensational adaptation of this biblical tale dramatizes the eternal struggle between body and soul. Cregan's inspired production will feature stunning aerial dance, live drumming and chant, and a striking, elemental set design. (more...)

Southwark Playhouse Opens SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME, April 19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2012

Someone Who'll Watch Over Me is described as 'a startling testament to the power of the human spirit. Following an Englishman, American, and Irishman through their experience as hostages in Lebanon, McGuinness' multi-award winning play is both funny and heart-wrenching. As the three men wrestle with their differences to develop an extraordinary friendship, we are asked to consider life on the edge of human existence. Ultimately the play is a celebration of life and humanity.' It received the New York Drama Critics' Circle Award for Best Foreign Play in 1993 and was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Play. (more...)

BWW Interviews: The Cast And Crew Of SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME At The Southwark Playhouse
by Carrie Dunn - Apr 17, 2012

It doesn't seem like a particularly fun evening, watching the experiences of three hostages in Lebanon. But everybody involved in this production of Frank McGuinness's Someone Who'll Watch Over Me is at pains to point out that though the topic may seem dark, there are some elements of extraordinary humour. (more...)

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