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BWW's On This Day - May 9, 2017
by - May 9, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 9 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

THE ODYSSEY Comes to London this Summer as a Free 3-Part Open-Air Theatre Experience
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

In a stunning setting on the banks of the River Thames, in The Scoop sunken ampitheatre, London's Free Open Air Theatre Season promises to excite audiences for its 14th year by returning to its critically acclaimed classical roots with a reimagining of one of the world's great epics - Homer's Greek epic, The Odyssey. (more...)

Celebration Theatre to Present HUSBAND MATERIAL as Part of Celebrating New Works Series
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Celebration Theatre presents as part of its New Works Reading Series, HUSBAND MATERIAL by Steven Lee, directed by David Tran and performing one night only on Tuesday, March 16 at 7:30pm at the West Hollywood City Chambers, 625 N. San Vicente in West Hollywood. (more...)

Everyman Presents the World Premiere Production of MINDING FRANKIE
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Minding Frankie is a family love story by one of Ireland's most popular writers. Full of Maeve Binchy's trademark wisdom, warmth, and humour, the hugely popular novel has now been adapted for the stage. (more...)

Donmar Warehouse Announces Full Casting For New Musical COMMITTEE
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

The Donmar Warehouse today announces full casting for The Public Administration and Constitution Affairs Committee Take Oral Evidence on Whitehall's Relationship with Kids Company a new musical with music by Tom Deering, and book and lyrics by Hadley Fraser and Josie Rourke.    (more...)

Robinson and Bobadilla Reunite with Zimmerman in Shoulberg's PLEDGE for Hollywood Fringe Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Fringe Management (Michael Blaha) and Combined Artform (Matthew Quinn) proudly present a new play, PLEDGE, by Paul Shoulberg ('Synthesis', 'Walter'), directed by Stan Zimmerman ('Meet and Greet', 'Yes, Virginia').  (more...)

BWW's On This Day - May 7, 2017
by - May 7, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 7 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Lightning Rod Theatre Presents World Premiere of THIS SIDE OF SWEETWATER
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2017

Lightning Rod Theater is proud to present the World Premiere of This Side of Sweetwater opening June 10th at the Asylum at McCadden Place Theatre (1157 N. McCadden Place, Los Angeles, CA 90038) on Saturday, June 3, 7 p.m. (preview), Saturday, June 10, 9 p.m. (opening), Sunday, June 11, 4 p.m., Friday, June 16, 11:30 p.m., Friday, June 23, 10:30 p.m., Saturday, June 24, 7 p.m. Tickets are $12 (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 5/6/2017
by - May 6, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 5/6/2017. (more...)

ABT Announces Casting for First Two Weeks at The Met
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2017

Casting for the first two weeks of American Ballet Theatre's 2017 Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. (more...)

Blank Theatre's 25TH ANNIVERSARY YOUNG PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

Now celebrating its 25th Anniversary, The Blank Theatre's Nationwide Young Playwrights Festival has chosen 12 plays by playwrights aged 17, 18, and 19 from six different states and the District of Columbia. These plays will be presented by professional actors and directors in this year's Festival at The Stella Adler Theatre in Hollywood, June 1-25. (more...)

BWW Interview: CARISSA LAUREL Speaks to Her Experience Being a Dancer who is Always is Learning and Growing
by Caryn Cooper - May 5, 2017

Carissa Laurel is a NYC-based dancer who began her training in her home country in the Philippines. I had the opportunity to speak to her about her unique background, experience and success in the dance world. (more...)

Samantha Hill, Jeremy Morse and More Set for Staged Readings of F*CK MARRY KILL
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Less Than Rent Theatre announced today that FUCK MARRY KILL (FMK), a Jacobean revenge comedy set in suburban Connecticut, would perform readings open to industry professionals on May 22nd and 23rd. The play was written by James Presson and will be directed by Sash Bischoff. It was previously developed at the Lincoln Center Lab. (more...)

REMINDER/Stella-Jones Inc.: Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

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Amy Herzog's 4000 MILES to Open Shakespeare & Company's 40th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

Shakespeare & Company opens their 40th Anniversary Season with 4000 Miles written by Amy Herzog, and directed by Nicole Ricciardi. This Pulitzer Prize finalist and Winner of the 2012 Obie Award for Best New Play explores growing up, growing old and the moments in between. The acclaimed comic drama runs at the Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre from May 25 to July 16, 2017. (more...)

Bernadette Peters to Talk Storied Career in 'Profiles in Creativity' Series at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The Kennedy Center today announces that acclaimed three-time Tony Award-winning actress and star of the Kennedy Center's celebrated 2011 production of Follies, Bernadette Peters, will take part in philanthropist and Board Chairman David M. Rubenstein's new series of sit-down conversations with high-profile figures from the arts and culture field on June 26, 2017. (more...)

Scoop: STILL STAR-CROSSED' on ABC - Monday, June 5, 2017
by TV Scoop - May 22, 2017

Get all the scoop on STILL STAR-CROSSED', airing on ABC on Monday, June 5, 2017! (more...)

Full Casting Announced for RACING DEMON at Theatre Royal Bath
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

Theatre Royal Bath Productions has announced full casting for David Hare's Racing Demon, directed by Jonathan Church, which today began rehearsals ahead of its run at Theatre Royal Bath from Wednesday 21 June to Saturday 8 July. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Steppenwolf's PASS OVER
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2017

Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents the world premiere production ofPass Over by Antoinette Nwandu, directed by Danya Taymor. A provocative and hilarious riff on Waiting for Godot, the complete cast features ensemble member Jon Michael Hill (Moses), Julian Parker (Kitch) and Ryan Hallahan (Mister). Pass Over runs June 1 - July 9, 2017 in the Upstairs Theatre, 1650 N Halsted St. Press performances are Saturday, June 10 at 3pm and Tuesday, June 13 at 7:30pm. Tickets ($20-$89) are available through Audience Services at 312-335-1650 or steppenwolf.org. Note: There are a limited number of $30 seats for all performances located in the first front two rows of the theatre with code "CLOSEUP." (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company Presents THE OTHER MOZART
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2017

The name Nannerl Mozart has been a footnote in classical music history, but Sylvia Milo's award-winning play THE OTHER MOZART reveals the extraordinary talents and rich inner life of Amadeus Wolfgang Mozart's sister, whose artistry was stifled and whose compositions were ultimately lost to the world because of her gender. Previews begin May 31 for Rubicon Theatre Company presentation of the acclaimed Off-Broadway drama the N.Y. Times describes as "strikingly beautiful." (more...)

Ruth Eckerd Hall Presents CMT's NASHVILLE In Concert
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

Stars of the hit CMT series Nashville will embark on a fourth U.S. concert tour this summer, playing 11 shows in July and August, which includes a stop at Ruth Eckerd Hall on Tuesday, July 25 at 8 pm.  Tickets go on sale Friday, May 5 at noon. The U.S. tour comes on the heels of a highly successful 10-show international tour that has already sold out multiple concerts in the UK and Ireland.  For a complete list of tour dates visit http://www.opry.com/nashvilletour. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside the Starry New York Pops Gala!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 2, 2017

Just last night, The New York Pops celebrated its 34th birthday with a grand gala evening honoring Karen van Bergen, the CEO of Omnicom Public Relations Group, and Tony Award winners Kelli O'Hara and Bartlett Sher, whose collaborations over the last decade have won universal acclaim and whose individual careers represent pinnacles of achievement in the world of theatre. The concert celebrated the multi-year partnership between the actress and stage director and will bring together artists from the stage and screen. (more...)

Nicki Minaj, Future and Ashley Graham Wore Custom H&M at The Met Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

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Photo Coverage: Matthew Broderick, Danny Burstein, Steven Pasquale & More Celebrate 34 Years of the NY Pops
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 2, 2017

Just last night, The New York Pops celebrated its 34th birthday with a grand gala evening honoring Karen van Bergen, the CEO of Omnicom Public Relations Group, and Tony Award winners Kelli O'Hara and Bartlett Sher, whose collaborations over the last decade have won universal acclaim and whose individual careers represent pinnacles of achievement in the world of theatre. The concert celebrated the multi-year partnership between the actress and stage director and will bring together artists from the stage and screen. (more...)

Ben Platt, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, OSLO & More Win at the Drama League Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

This afternoon, Broadway's brightest gathered at the Marriott Marquis Times Square to celebrate this years Drama League Awards nominees for Outstanding Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. (more...)

Theater Director Michael Kahn Receives First Annual TENN Award
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

The Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival has announced American theater director, educator, and arts leader Michael Kahn as the recipient of the Festival's first-ever TENN Award. (more...)

The CW Announces 2017-18 Primetime Schedule Featuring New Shows & Returning Favorites
by TV News Desk - May 18, 2017

The CW presents its 2017-18 primetime schedule to advertisers, affiliates, and national media today at the New York City Center in New York City, with the multi-platinum, multi-Grammy Award-winning rock band Muse opening the show with the worldwide debut performance of their new single, “Dig Down.” (more...)

BWW Review: Chita Rivera, Complete With Frills and Feathers, Entertains In Café Carlyle Run
by Ashley Steves - May 17, 2017

“Shouldn't I be somewhere at 8:00?” That is a fair reaction for the Chita Rivera to have to once seeing boards and bus ads for CHIGAGO, BYE BYE BIRDIE, and WEST SIDE STORY a few years back while they were all simultaneously running, a story she regaled the audience with in the intro to her WEST SIDE medley at the Café Carlyle last week. When your name has become synonymous with iconic shows, maybe as iconic as the shows themselves, you have somewhere to be at 8:00… and people will be there to see. (more...)

Sundance NEXT FEST Returns to DTLA: Movies, Music & Mischief Collide 8/10-13
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

The Sundance Film Festival travels from the snow-capped peaks of Park City, Utah to the summer sun of Los Angeles for the fifth Sundance NEXT FEST, August 10-13. The movie and music festival celebrates the renegade spirit of independent artists in one of the most remarkable and historic gems in the city - The Theatre at Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles, a bold and loving reanimation of a 1920s movie palace. Each movie will be paired with exclusive, dynamic live elements, including musical performances and provocative conversations with filmmakers and cinema-world favorites. (more...)

Fifth Annual Sundance NEXT FEST Returns to LA This August
by Movies News Desk - May 17, 2017

The Sundance Film Festival travels from the snow-capped peaks of Park City, Utah to the summer sun of Los Angeles for the fifth Sundance NEXT FEST, August 10-13. (more...)

Bristol Riverside Theatre Concludes 30th Anniversary Season with WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Bristol Riverside Theatre concludes its 30th Anniversary season with Agatha Christie's Witness for the Prosecution, running May 9-May 28.  Directed by Susan D. Atkinson, the high-voltage thriller by the Queen of Crime drama features an ensemble of professional actors. (more...)

Motormouse Productions Present GOD'S WAITING ROOM Next Month
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Mother is dying slowly, the wait is unbearable, the pressures insurmountable, the thoughts unbelievable. Surely a gesture towards God's bigger plan is needed? Sisters, Stella and Connie may be different from one another but share a common and profound love for their Mother. Can things really continue as they are? (more...)

TACT Announces 7th Annual newTACTics Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

TACT concludes its 2016 - '17 season with its 7th annual newTACTics New Play Festival, a fresh collection of four unpredictable and engaging new works. The original plays at newTACTics always invite you to expect the unexpected, and this year's offerings are no exception. (more...)

CURVY WIDOW, Starring Nancy Opel, Moving Off-Broadway This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Curvy Widow, a new musical comedy with a book by Bobby Goldman, music and lyrics by Drew Brody (Broadway: Oh Hello; Cutman), and directed by Peter Flynn(Rhapsody in Seth; Two Rooms), will play at the Westside Theatre (407 West 43rd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues), it was announced today by the producers. (more...)

20th Annual Brooklyn Film Festival Announces Lineup
by Movies News Desk - May 15, 2017

The Brooklyn Film Festival (BFF), presented this year by Stella Artois, announced today the film lineup for the 2017 edition. (more...)

Principal Casting Announced for A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for the Canadian premiere of A Streetcar Named Desire, choreographed by John Neumeier. A Streetcar Named Desire will open the National Ballet's Summer Season June 3 - 10, 2017 at Toronto's Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. #AStreetcarNamedDesireNBC (more...)

J.R.R. Tolkien's Great Grandson to Bring New Play TEREZIN Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

The Steinberg Theater Group announced today that TEREZIN, written and directed by Nicholas Tolkien, the great grandson of novelist J.R.R. Tolkien (The Hobbit and The Lord of The Rings trilogy), will make its world premiere at New York's Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 W. 42nd Street, 4th Floor) for a strictly limited engagement beginning Tuesday, June 13 through Sunday, July 2, 2017. Opening Night is set for Tuesday, June 20 at 7:00pm. (more...)

ABT Announces Casting for GISELLE, THE GOLDEN COCKEREL & LE CORSAIRE
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Casting for the third and fourth weeks of American Ballet Theatre's 2017 Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. (more...)

Psychological Thriller TIL DEATH DO US PART Starring Taye Diggs Coming This October
by Movies News Desk - May 12, 2017

Actor/Producer Taye Diggs, the heartthrob in 'How Stella Got Her Groove Back' and 'TheBest Man,'stars in the psychological thriller 'Til Death Do Us Part.' (more...)

EUROVISION's Lucie Jones to Join the Cast of THE WEDDING SINGER
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Welsh musical theatre star and Eurovision hopeful Lucie Jones is to join the cast of The Wedding Singer, (the hilarious musical based on the hit film Adam Sandler film), after she performs in Kiev this weekend where she will represent the UK in this year's Eurovision Song Contest. (more...)

Casting Announced for National Ballet of Canada's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for the opening night of A Streetcar Named Desire, choreographed by John Neumeier. A Streetcar Named Desire makes its Canadian premiere June 3 - 10, 2017 at Toronto's Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. (more...)

I LAUGH TO KEEP FROM CRYING Comes to Astoria This Spring
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

On May 31st at 9pm - for one night only! 'I Laugh To Keep From Crying' a solo comedy show written/performed by Becca Beberaggi and directed by Laurel Andersen will be performed at QED - A Place To Show And Tell. (more...)

FEMALE TROUBLE Comes to Brighton 5/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Femme and bio drag queens are on the rise in the drag world. With cis and trans women exploding boundaries by being fierce, fantastic and feminine through drag. We are drag queens with a difference. (more...)

Oregon Children's Theatre's YP Company presents YP Cabaret
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

???????Oregon Children's Theatre's Young Professionals Company will present YP Cabaret! A dazzling night of vocal performances at Tony Starlight's Showroom hosted by Tony Starlight and featuring songs performed by OCT's YPs. The show will be Thursday, May 11th at 7:00pm, doors open at 6:00pm. Tickets will not be sold at the door and must be purchased by May 10th at 5pm. (more...)

Stella Adler Studio to Honor Late Student at Cherry Lane Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

The Stella Adler Studio of Acting announced today a benefit in honor of late student Sean Harrington-Gaffney, to be held on Monday, May 15, 2017 at the Cherry Lane Theatre in Manhattan. (more...)

Richard Maxwell's SAMARA Extends at Soho Rep.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

In response to critical acclaim and popular demand, Soho Rep., in association with John Adrian Selzer, extends the world premiere, Soho Rep. commission of Richard Maxwell's Samara through May 14. (more...)

Jewish Museum Presents First Major US Exhibition Devoted To Florine Stettheimer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The first major U.S. exhibition in over 20 years focused on Florine Stettheimer opens at the Jewish Museum on May 5, 2017, and will remain on view through September 24, 2017. Painting Poetry showcases over 50 paintings and drawings in addition to costume and theater designs, photographs...placing her centrally in the modern dialogue of high and mass culture. (more...)

WOODY SEZ and THE ARAN ISLANDS Slated for Summer at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre has announced its Summer 2017 Season. On the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage will be WOODY SEZ: THE LIFE & MUSIC OF WOODY GUTHRIE, directed by Nick Corley (Kissing Jessica Stein). (more...)

Witness WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION at Bristol Riverside Theatre 5/9-28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Community, collaboration and crime capture the mood at Bristol Riverside Theatre's production of Agatha Christie's Witness for the Prosecution, running May 9-May 28.  Directed by Susan D. Atkinson, the high-voltage thriller by the Queen of Crime drama, which concludes BRT's 30th Anniversary Season, features an ensemble of professional actors Sharon Alexander, Keith Baker, Kenneth Boys, Hanna Gaffney,  Leonard C. Haas, Eleanor Handley, Thomas-Robert Irvin, Kyra Leeds, Matt Leisy, James Luse, William R. McHattie, Christopher J. Perugini, Carl Wallnau, Paul B. Weagraff, and Kylie Westerbeck performing alongside Bucks County community members Missy Andrews, Mari Bernhagen, Drew Burke, Melissa Bushey, David Owen Cashell, Sybil Cooper, Matthew DiMarino, Ginny Fairweather, Maryann Fanning, Michael Gearty, Regina Gluhski, Terri Hall, Sarah Konyves, Donna Rae Lee, Matt Lydon, Sr., Matt Lydon, Jr., Donna McCole, Ronald Pae, Eileen Peters, Dottie Polsenberg, Lesia Pryor, Patricia Rooney, Kurt Scholer, Marion M. Walter, Harriet Zeff, and Margie Zielinski. (more...)

The Elmer Bernstein Memorial Film Series Continues!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The third season of the Elmer Bernstein Memorial Film Series continues on Monday, May 8, 2017 at 7:00 pm with the screening of the 1962 film, Birdman of Alcatraz. Featuring one of Elmer Bernstein's most-memorable cinematic scores, the film tells the remarkable story of a federal-prison inmate, Robert Stroud, who becomes a talented ornithologist and published author while in solitary confinement. (more...)

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