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BWW BLOG: What I Learned From High School Theatre
by Jessica Vanek - Jun 26, 2017

Jess here. As some of you may know, I just graduated from a performing arts high school. Now that I'm on summer vacation I've taken some time to reflect upon my experiences in the high school theatre world. I thought I'd share some observations/insight with my fellow thespians, and attempt to shed a little light on topics that remain a mystery. (more...)

Resonance Theatre Collective Presents LION IN THE STREETS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Isobel, a nine-year old Portuguese girl, roams around her neighborhood lost and frightened. She observes a series of interconnected episodes that give graphic glimpses into the desperate and unsettled lives of the Strangers in her community. (more...)

Nu Puppis presents ONE IN FOUR at Capital Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Nu Puppis presents One In Four by playwright: Levi Meerovich. Directed by Connor Scully and Mahlon Rauofi Cast: Dixon Cashwell, Matt Mitchell, Rachel Hindman and Jess Rawls (more...)

Playwrights Tony Kushner, Paula Vogel, Ayad Akhtar and More Featured in New Documentary PULITZER AT 100
by Movies News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

First Run Features has announced the theatrical premiere of The Pulitzer at 100, the latest documentary by Oscar and Emmy-winning director Kirk Simon. The film opens at the prestigious Lincoln Plaza Cinema on July 21, with other cities to follow. (more...)

THE MAN ON THE STREET Opens the 2017 Baltimore Playwrights Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The 36th Season of the Baltimore Playwrights Festival summer original play productions begin this week. This year the participating theaters will be offering everything from full productions, to book-in-hand productions and developmental staged readings. (more...)

BWW Cabaret's PUTTING IT TOGETHER: GUTLESS & GRATEFUL - Introduction
by Cabaret Creators - Jun 26, 2017

This post is part of PUTTING IT TOGETHER, a new monthly series of narratives from artists putting together cabaret shows in New York. Each edition will be written by the show's creator and consist of two to four parts about the show's conception, creative process, and execution. (more...)

BWW Review: 1070 at Herberger Theater Center
by Lee Cooley - Jun 24, 2017

New Carpa Theater's #1070theplay shows the impact S.B. 1070 had on one Mexican family and the damage done to @ArizonaTourism. (more...)

Performances Begin 6/28 for HEISENBERG at the Mark Taper Forum
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Preview performances begin June 28 for 'Heisenberg' at the Mark Taper Forum. Written by Tony Award and two-time Olivier Award winner Simon Stephens, 'Heisenberg' opens July 6 and will continue through August 6, 2017. (more...)

Soar the Skies and Ride the Earth with OVER & UNDER at Annex Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Annex Theatre's 30th season heralds the return of established artists with Over & Under, two interweaving one-act plays written by Juliet Waller Pruzan & Bret Fetzer, directed by Rachel Katz Carey. (more...)

THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME Returns to Birmingham Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Following a sell-out run in 2013, Birmingham Hippodrome has just announced the return of The National Theatre's Olivier and Tony Award-winning production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time from 3-8 July 2017. (more...)

Boston Court Announces 13th Annual New Play Reading Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Boston Court, Pasadena's Intimate Home for the Performing Arts, today announced the full details of its 13th annual New Play Reading Festival. Curated by Literary Manager Emilie Beck, in concert with Artistic Directors Jessica Kubzansky and Michael Michetti, the New Play Reading Festival is a key component of Boston Court's commitment to nurturing playwrights and new work, and continues the company's core mission of developing and programming works that are inherently theatrical, textually rich, and visually arresting. (more...)

Marilyn Maye Adds Two June Shows to MARILYN BY REQUEST at The Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

The great Marilyn Maye is adding two performances to the sold-out springtime encore of "Marilyn by Request," her wildly popular show format in which she takes audience song suggestions.  In addition to the three shows she just performed at the Metropolitan Room this month, the party continues on Tuesday and Wednesday June 27 & 28, both at 9pm. (more...)

OCPA Offers 4 New Plays at Newport Theatre Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

For several years, the Orange County Playwrights Alliance has presented a summer staged reading event at Newport Theatre Arts Center in Newport Beach. This year's event features four new one-act plays from local dramatists who have produced across the country - an eclectic playbill of one-acts set in America and overseas. (more...)

Philadelphia Theatre Company Announces New Season and Membership Program
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Philadelphia Theatre Company announced today the starting lineup of the organization's 2017-2018 season, including the Philadelphia premieres of two plays, a concert series of pre-Broadway musicals, knife-edge comic theater, a musical parody of The Game of Thrones, and sing-a-long holiday programming for family audiences. (more...)

VIDEO: Seth Rogan & James Corden Deliver Pizzas to Total Strangers in L.A.
by TV News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

On last night's LATE LATE SHOW, James inviteed Seth Rogen to join him on pizza deliveries around Los Angeles offering customers a choice: stick with their pizza or take whatever is in the mystery pizza box, which includes stunts with Dominic Cooper. (more...)

Winners of Seventh Annual WICKED Young Writer Awards Revealed
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

THE 2017 WICKED YOUNG WRITER AWARDS today announced its winners during a ceremony involving over 115 shortlisted finalists and their families and teachers at London's Apollo Victoria Theatre, home of the award-winning musical WICKED. (more...)

San Diego Musical Theatre Announced Cast and Creative Team of PUMP UP THE VOLUME
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Oh, snap! The 90's are back! San Diego Musical Theatre (SDMT) announced today the complete cast and creative team for the World Premiere of Pump Up the Volume: A 90's Palooza! From the creators of the long-running hit Mixtape, Colleen Kollar Smith and Jon Lorenz, comes a new musical that journeys back to the 1990's. Kollar Smith helms the show as Director and Choreographer, with Lorenz working as Music Director and Arranger. Performances run July 28 - September 10, 2017, at the Horton Grand Theatre. Press opening is Saturday, August 5 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE BIRDS at Santa Paula Theater Center
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

SPTC welcomes back to our stage another work by critically acclaimed playwright Conor McPherson (THE NIGHT ALIVE, SHINING CITY, THE SEAFARER, THE WEIR) with the apocalyptic thriller THE BIRDS. (more...)

West Coast Players to Present Staged Reading of THE BIRTHDAY PARTY by Harold Pinter
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

West Coast Players presents a staged reading of Harold Pinter's dark comedy, The Birthday Party , July 1, 2017. (more...)

RAC Debuts New Song 'The Beautiful Game' featuring St. Lucia
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Grammy award winning artist RAC (pronounced Ar-Ay-Cee)—known as André Allen Anjos—releases a new song, “The Beautiful Game,” featuring vocals from St. Lucia. (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse Slates 2017 Without Walls Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

La Jolla Playhouse, nationally-renowned for its commitment to the development of new work and new theatrical forms, is pleased to announce the dates and selected projects and collaborators for its third Without Walls (WoW) Festival of immersive and site-based work. (more...)

Backstage Romance, Political Intrigue and Fast-Paced Fun Hits North Coast Rep in AT THIS EVENING'S PERFORMANCE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

North Coast Repertory Theatre closes Season 35 with the San Diego premiere of AT THIS EVENING'S PERFORMANCE, an uproarious comedy about a bohemian theatre troupe appearing in an Eastern European police state. (more...)

Ally Theatre Company presents THINK BEFORE YOU HOLLA as part of the 2017 Capital Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Ally Theatre Company in partnership with Joe's Movement Emporium is proud to present the second production of their inaugural season, Think Before You Holla, July 15-23 as part of the 2017 Capital Fringe Festival.  (more...)

BWW Feature: The Luke Neuhedel Foundation presents a charity production of INTO THE WOODS
by Jaime Zahl - Jun 19, 2017

A group of Long Island performers and artists are performing for a good cause through June 30 in the Luke Neuhedel Foundation production of Stephen Sondheim's and James Lapine's classic 'Into the Woods.' (more...)

CTHULU: THE MUSICAL is Coming to Seattle This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

After six weeks of sold-out performances in Oregon, Puppeteers for Fears, Oregon's only dedicated puppet musical horror troupe, will be bringing its original show, Cthulhu: the Musical, to Seattle for performances at 18th and Union July 21, 22 and 24. (more...)

She's An Islander! Hillary Clinton Visits Broadway's COME FROM AWAY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Former Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton thrilled both audience and cast members at the Thursday, June 15th performance of Broadway's COME FROM AWAY. (more...)

GUTTED Returns to HOME Manchester
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Liz Richardson has an embarrassing problem and these yogurts aren't helping! In Gutted, returning to HOME Wednesday 19 - Saturday 22 July before an 11-day run at this year's Edinburgh Festival, Liz shares her real life experiences of living as a twenty-something with ulcerative colitis. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Company Celebrates Opening Night of THE BIRDS
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jun 19, 2017

'The Birds' by Irish playwright Conor McPherson and directed by Barrington Stage Companies founder and artistic director Julianne Boyd landed on BSC's Second Stage yesterday and BroadwayWorld was nestled in with the rest of the opening night Pittsfield audience.  (more...)

COME FROM AWAY Town Gander to Receive International Humanitarian Award
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2017

According to The Gander Beacon, the New Foundland town that inspired the musical COME FROM AWAY with its overwhelming show of heart and hospitality has been awarded the international humanitarian award from the Values-In-Action Foundation for its actions during the September 11 terrorist attacks. (more...)

SILENCE, S'IL VOUS PLAIT Brings Mimes to Toronto Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2017

Silence speaks volumes in this poignant production, created by Toronto's latest indie, all female production company, Illusion, Coffee, and Poetry. Silence S'il Vous Plait is an exploration of the fleeting moments of attraction between Strangers outside of a heteronormative context. When two mimes, Claudette and Jinxy, meet in the streets of Paris, a whirlwind night of romance and adventure falls victim to reality as daylight breaks. (more...)

Newly Formed Elliott & Harper Productions Announce First West End Show
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Marianne Elliott, the Olivier and Tony Award-winning director of the National Theatre's hugely successful productions of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and War Horse and producer Chris Harper's newly formed theatre company, Elliott & Harper Productions, announced the UK premiere of their first West End show today:  Simon Stephens' Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle.  (more...)

Book Now For HEISENBERG: THE UNCERTAINTY PRINCIPLE In The West End
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Tony and Olivier Award-winning director Marianne Elliott has teamed up with producer Chris Harper to create an exciting new theatre company, Elliott & Harper Productions. (more...)

BWW Review: A FARTING BELCHING OGRE WILL STEAL YOUR HEART at Dreamhouse Theatre
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - Jun 16, 2017

A FARTING BELCHING OGRE WILL STEAL YOUR HEART at Dreamhouse Theatre. This show has it all - part twisted fairytale, part irreverent fun. (more...)

Bay Area Musicals! Closes Second Season with SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Bay Area Musicals!, the newest non-profit theatrical organization to join the vibrant San Francisco Bay Area arts community, closes out its second season with the heart-warming Broadway hit musical, Seussical The Musical. This imaginative and magical tale centers around the beloved characters from the world of Dr. Seuss. The Cat in the Hat tells the story of Horton, an elephant who discovers a speck of dust containing Whos, including Jojo, a Who child sent off to military school for thinking too many 'thinks.' (more...)

THE BIRDS Opens at Santa Paula Theater Center
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

The Santa Paula Theater Center will present Conor McPherson's chilling and suspenseful thriller, THE BIRDS (from a story by Daphne DuMaurier) on its Main Stage from June 23 through July 30. Performances are Fridays & Saturdays at 8 pm and Special Summer Sunday Matinees at 4 pm at the Santa Paula Theater Center, 125 South 7th Street in Santa Paula, CA 93060. Tickets are $24.00 for adults and $22 for Seniors and Students and can be purchased online at www.santapaulatheatercenter.org or by calling the SPTC Box Office at 805.525.4645. (more...)

Debra Stephenson Joins Diana Vickers in SON OF A PREACHER MAN at the New Alexandra Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Son of a Preacher Man today announced that Bad Girls and Coronation Street star Debra Stephenson will create the role of Alison in this heart-warming new musical, joining Diana Vickers in the 2017 tour. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Janeane Garofalo, Lili Taylor and Celia Weston in MARVIN'S ROOM
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company presents the Broadway premiere of Marvin's Room, by Scott McPherson, directed by Obie Award-winning director, Anne Kauffman (Detroit) making her Broadway debut. Janeane Garofalo will star as 'Lee' in her Broadway debut; Lili Taylor will star as 'Bessie' and Celia Weston will star as 'Ruth.' BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Guest Blog: OCEAN DEBRIS at Blank Theatre's Young Playwrights Festival
by Guest Blogger: Cassandra Hsiao - Jun 15, 2017

A table read is like picking at a scab. There is something painfully vulnerable about showing something integral to myself to a group of Strangers, cutting away superfluous lines, and revealing the pulse of what's underneath. Yet through it all, there's a strange joy in it all--like C.S. Lewis said, 'it is such fun to see it come away.' (more...)

Aman Mojadidi's ONCE UPON A PLACE Brings Phone Booths and Immigrant Histories to Times Square
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Times Square Arts and artist Aman Mojadidi bring Once Upon a Place, an interactive public art installation that creates a platform for immigrant voices, to Duffy Square (46th Street and 7th Avenue) from June 27- September 5. Visitors will be invited to open the door of one of three repurposed telephone booths, pick up the receiver, and listen to oral histories of immigration from the newest New Yorkers. Visitors can also open the phone book inside each booth to read more about the storytellers' communities both here in New York and the countries they have traveled from, and to leave behind a part of their own story if they wish. The installation will include 70 different stories that will last anywhere between 2 and 15 minutes.  There will be a press opening ceremony on Tuesday, June 27th at 11:00 am after which the installation will be open to the public.   (more...)

Comedian Sara Pascoe Adapts PRIDE AND PREJUDICE for Nottingham Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

In a brand new comic adaptation by stand-up comedian Sara Pascoe, with an original score from Emmy the Great and directed by Susannah Tresilian (Director of Posh at Nottingham Playhouse in 2015), prepare yourself for a playful, truthful and occasionally disrespectful take on this brilliant novel. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sir Tim Rice Visits Broadway's COME FROM AWAY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Sir Tim Rice stopped by the Schoenfeld today to see COME FROM AWAY and snapped a photo with two-time Tony nominee David Hein backstage. Scroll down for a look! (more...)

BWW Review: Pursued by Bear's ORDINARY DAYS
by Victoria Beal - Jun 14, 2017

As a work of contemporary musical theatre, Ordinary Days never garnered the same acclaim as comparable works created around the time. At first glance it seems obvious why - it is short, unorchestrated, Adam Gwon's score sounds like a collection of rejected numbers from Jason Robert Brown's Songs for a New World and the book concerns itself with the daily interactions of four rather ordinary people. Fortunately, first impressions can be deceiving. This production of Ordinary Days is sublime and verifies the show's central idea that the ordinary can be beautiful. (more...)

Degrees of Error & Something for the Weekend Present MURDER, SHE DIDN'T WRITE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

In Degrees of Error's hilarious and innovative Murder, She Didn't Write, the audience becomes the author as they are invited to help to create their very own Agatha Christie-inspired masterpiece - and to watch it unfold on stage. (more...)

First Ever Social ID Verification Platform Mitigates Catfishing, ID Fraud
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

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BWW TV Exclusive: COME FROM AWAY Tributes the Audiences of San Diego, Seattle, Gander, DC, Toronto & Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 14, 2017

Tony winning director Christopher Ashley says that Come From Away came together with the entrance of the musical's final character... the audience. Below, watch as the cast and creative team chats about the impact of the fans who come from away to see Come From Away. (more...)

BWW Review: Experimental STILL LIFE WITH ROCKET at Theater Alliance
by Roger Catlin - Jun 13, 2017

At its core, Mollye Maxner's 'Still Life with Rocket' is one of those complex, emotional theatrical dramas that grow out of an uneasy reunion, where cracks in the family unit become increasingly and tragically clear. After its secrets are revealed, there's a climax from which no one can return. (more...)

Mandy Gonzalez, Erin Markey, Faith Soloway & Friends and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

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CTHULU: THE MUSICAL is Coming to Portland This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

After six weeks of sold-out performances in Ashland, Puppeteers for Fears, Oregon's only dedicated puppet musical horror troupe, will be bringing its original show, Cthulhu: the Musical, to Portland for performances at The Shoebox Theater July 14-15. (more...)

CTHULU: THE MUSICAL is Coming to Seattle This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

???????After six weeks of sold-out performances in Oregon, Puppeteers for Fears, Oregon's only dedicated puppet musical horror troupe, will be bringing its original show, Cthulhu: the Musical, to Seattle for performances at 18th and Union July 21, 22 and 24. (more...)

Second Thought to Close 2017 Season with World Premiere of THE NECESSITIES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Second Thought Theatre closes its 2017 season of change with the world premiere of The Necessities by Dallas-based playwright and artist Blake Hackler. Joel Ferrell, Associate Artistic Director for the Dallas Theater Center, returns to direct after previously directing Othello and Gruesome Playground Injuries for the company. (more...)

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