Diversionary's West Coast Premiere of AMAZONS AND THEIR MEN Begins TonightDiversionary's West Coast Premiere of AMAZONS AND THEIR MEN Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2015

Diversionary Theatre is proud to kick-off preview performances tonight at 8pm for the innovative launch season of new Executive Artistic Director: Matt M. Morrow.  The 30th anniversary for the non-profit will invite beloved audiences to five remarkable San Diego premiere productions.  The first piece of this landmark year; Amazons and Their Men, is a West Coast Premiere that will feature Mr. Morrow's San Diego directing debut. (more...)

THE BAKER'S WIFE, DANCING AT LUGHNASA and More Set for Actors Co-Op's 2015-16 SeasonTHE BAKER'S WIFE, DANCING AT LUGHNASA and More Set for Actors Co-Op's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2015

ACTORS CO-OP is thrilled to announce its 2015-16 most singing, most dancing and most thrilling season of shows yet! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 10/5/2015 - ON YOUR FEET!, GROSS INDECENCY, Karaoke and More!WAKE UP with BWW 10/5/2015 - ON YOUR FEET!, GROSS INDECENCY, Karaoke and More!
by Jessica Khan - Oct 5, 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: Get ON YOUR FEET! for Gloria Estefan's new musical, beginning on Broadway tonight! (more...)

BWW Interview: Judith Ivey Directs Irish Love Tale at North Coast RepBWW Interview: Judith Ivey Directs Irish Love Tale at North Coast Rep
by Erica Miner - Oct 12, 2015

Judith Ivey is a recognizable player in multiple roles on and off stage (more...)

Anita Gillette, Julie Halston & More to Join Nick Offerman in A CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES in BostonAnita Gillette, Julie Halston & More to Join Nick Offerman in A CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES in Boston
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2015

The Huntington Theatre Company presents the world premiere production of A Confederacy of Dunces, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher from the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by John Kennedy Toole, directed by David Esbjornson (Guess Who's Coming to Dinner and All My Sons) and featuring Nick Offerman of NBC's "Parks and Recreation."  Performances begin November 11, 2015 and will run through December 13, 2015 at the BU Theatre / Avenue of the Arts.  (more...)

MaryJoanna Grisso, Austin Colby, Natascia Diaz and More to Star in Signature Theatre's WEST SIDE STORY; Full Cast Announced!MaryJoanna Grisso, Austin Colby, Natascia Diaz and More to Star in Signature Theatre's WEST SIDE STORY; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

Signature Theatre has announced the cast of WEST SIDE STORY, directed by Signature Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Signature's Sunday in the Park with George, Cabaret). The musical, a collaboration of music, dance and theater giants Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim, Jerome Robbins and Arthur Laurents, is considered by some to be one of the greatest musicals of all time. WEST SIDE STORY will run from December 8 - January 24 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre. (more...)

Nick Offerman Leads World Premiere of A CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES, Beginning Tonight in BostonNick Offerman Leads World Premiere of A CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES, Beginning Tonight in Boston
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2015

Huntington Theatre Company, the 2013 recipient of the Regional Theatre Tony Award and Boston magazine's Best Theatre of 2013 and 2014, presents the world premiere production of A CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher from the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by John Kennedy Toole, directed by David Esbjornson (Guess Who's Coming to Dinner and All My Sons) and featuring Nick Offerman of NBC's 'Parks and Recreation.' Performances will run tonight, November 11, through December 13, 2015 at the Huntington's mainstage, the BU Theatre. (more...)

SUMMER AND SMOKE Begins Tonight at T. Schreiber TheatreSUMMER AND SMOKE Begins Tonight at T. Schreiber Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2015

A young woman's spirit soars with newfound awareness in Tennessee Williams' quiet drama Summer and Smoke, where the freedom of youth collides with the expectations of society. Directed by Terry Schreiber, Summer and Smoke will be performed at the T. Schreiber Theatre, located at 151 West 26th Street, on the 7th Floor from tonight, May 6 - June 6. Member of the press are invited as of Saturday, May 9th. (more...)

Full Cast Set for UK Premiere of TENNESSEE WILLIAMS' ONE ARM, Adapted by Moises KaufmanFull Cast Set for UK Premiere of TENNESSEE WILLIAMS' ONE ARM, Adapted by Moises Kaufman
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

Alex Turner Productions today announces the full cast for the UK premiere of Tennessee Williams' One Arm adapted for the stage by Moises Kaufman. Josh Seymour directs Joe Jameson (The Divinity Student), Georgia Kerr (The Girl in the French Quarter), Peter Hannah (The Guard), James Tucker (Lester) and Tom Varey (Ollie Olsen). The company members play multiple roles around the central character of Ollie Olsen - characters weaving through the complex tapestry of his life. The production opens at Southwark Playhouse on 12 June, with previews from 10 June, and runs until 4 July. (more...)

Laura Linney and Seth Numrich Lead SWITZERLAND, Beginning Tonight at the Geffen PlayhouseLaura Linney and Seth Numrich Lead SWITZERLAND, Beginning Tonight at the Geffen Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2015

Laura Linney (The Big C, The Savages) and Seth Numrich (AMC's TURN, Broadway: War Horse) will perform in the Geffen Playhouse production of Switzerland by Joanna Murray-Smith (The Female of the Species, The Gift). This co-world premiere with Sydney Theatre Company will be directed by Mark Brokaw (Broadway: Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella, The Lyons) in the Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater at the Geffen Playhouse from tonight, March 6 to April 19, 2015. Opening night is Friday, March 13. (more...)

Photo Flash: Cynthia Nixon and More Celebrate Opening of TACT'S ABUNDANCE Off-BroadwayPhoto Flash: Cynthia Nixon and More Celebrate Opening of TACT'S ABUNDANCE Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

ABUNDANCE, the 1990 play by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Beth Henley (Crimes of the Heart), is an epic tale of friendship set against the backdrop of the sweeping American West. Abundance is directed by TACT Co-Artistic Director Jenn Thompson, who directed last season's production of William Inge's Natural Affection. Performances began at Theatre Row's Beckett Theatre (410 West 42nd Street - between 9th & 10th Avenues) on February 17, and the production opened last weekend on March 1. Performances will continue through March 28, 2015. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below! (more...)

BWW Interviews: Briana Hunter of LA TRAGEDIE DE CARMEN at Opera In The HeightsBWW Interviews: Briana Hunter of LA TRAGEDIE DE CARMEN at Opera In The Heights
by Bryan-Keyth Wilson - Mar 27, 2015

When doing an interview with an artist I am in awe of their love and dedication for their craft. This month I had the pleasure to meet American mezzo-soprano Briana Hunter and our conversation went from traditional interview to old friends talking about their love for the classics. Our mutual love for Bizet's masterpiece CARMEN and love for Audra McDonald made this interview go very quickly. (more...)

Photo Flash: Playwright Beth Henley Visits TACT's ABUNDANCE Off-BroadwayPhoto Flash: Playwright Beth Henley Visits TACT's ABUNDANCE Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

Playwright Beth Henley was in the audience on Saturday night (February 28) to see TACT's production of her play, ABUNDANCE. The cast was not told she was there until after the show and were thrilled to meet her. Scroll down to see her beaming backstage with the cast! (more...)

Nick Offerman to Lead World Premiere of A CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES in BostonNick Offerman to Lead World Premiere of A CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES in Boston
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

Huntington Theatre Company, the 2013 recipient of the Regional Theatre Tony Award and Boston magazine's Best Theatre of 2013 and 2014, announced today the world premiere production of A Confederacy of Dunces, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher from the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by John Kennedy Toole, directed by David Esbjornson (Guess Who's Coming to Dinner and All My Sons) and featuring Nick Offerman of NBC's 'Parks and Recreation.' Performances will run November 11 - December 13, 2015 at the Huntington's mainstage, the BU Theatre. (more...)

SWITZERLAND, Starring Laura Linney, Opens Tonight at the GeffenSWITZERLAND, Starring Laura Linney, Opens Tonight at the Geffen
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2015

Laura Linney (The Big C, The Savages) and Seth Numrich (AMC's TURN, Broadway: War Horse) will perform in the Geffen Playhouse production of Switzerland by Joanna Murray-Smith (The Female of the Species, The Gift). This co-world premiere with Sydney Theatre Company will be directed by Mark Brokaw (Broadway: Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella, The Lyons) in the Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater at the Geffen Playhouse now through April 19, 2015. Opening night is tonight, March 13. (more...)

Photo Flash: James Denton Visits TACT's ABUNDANCE Off-BroadwayPhoto Flash: James Denton Visits TACT's ABUNDANCE Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2015

Actor James Denton ('DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES') is in town to promote his new show 'GOOD WITCH' on the Hallmark Channel. Last night, he attended TACT's 'ABUNDANCE' to see his friend Todd Lawson, who plays Jack in the show. He congratulated Todd and the rest of the cast after the show. Scroll down for a photo! (more...)

SUMMER AND SMOKE to Run 5/6-6/6 at T. Schreiber TheatreSUMMER AND SMOKE to Run 5/6-6/6 at T. Schreiber Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

A young woman's spirit soars with newfound awareness in Tennessee Williams' quiet drama Summer and Smoke, where the freedom of youth collides with the expectations of society. Directed by Terry Schreiber, Summer and Smoke will be performed at the T. Schreiber Theatre, located at 151 West 26th Street, on the 7th Floor from May 6 - June 6. Member of the press are invited as of Today, May 9th. (more...)

World Premiere of Liz Thaler's HAPPY Set for The Brick, Now thru 6/28World Premiere of Liz Thaler's HAPPY Set for The Brick, Now thru 6/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2015

In Extremis Theater Company is pleased to announce its world-premiere production of Happy by Liz Thaler (The Fresh Fruit Festival's The Peddler's Tale, FringeNYC's Courtney and Kathleen: A Riot Act) as part of F*ckFest, a sex-positive theater festival at The Brick. This production, directed by Lauren Miller (FringeNYC's How Do You Say Mother in Esperanto?, Producer of newTACTics at TACT/The Actors Company Theatre) and produced by Peryn Schmitt, will be presented at The Brick in Williamsburg, Brooklyn (579 Metropolitan Avenue) for 4 performances: Today, June 20th at 2PM, Sunday June 21st at 5PM, Saturday June 27th at 6PM, and Sunday June 28th at 5PM. The performance runs 95 minutes with no intermission. (more...)

World Premiere of Liz Thaler's HAPPY Set for The Brick, 6/20-28World Premiere of Liz Thaler's HAPPY Set for The Brick, 6/20-28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2015

In Extremis Theater Company is pleased to announce its world-premiere production of Happy by Liz Thaler (The Fresh Fruit Festival's The Peddler's Tale, FringeNYC's Courtney and Kathleen: A Riot Act) as part of F*ckFest, a sex-positive theater festival at The Brick. This production, directed by Lauren Miller (FringeNYC's How Do You Say Mother in Esperanto?, Producer of newTACTics at TACT/The Actors Company Theatre) and produced by Peryn Schmitt, will be presented at The Brick in Williamsburg, Brooklyn (579 Metropolitan Avenue) for 4 performances: Saturday June 20th at 2PM, Sunday June 21st at 5PM, Saturday June 27th at 6PM, and Sunday June 28th at 5PM. The performance runs 95 minutes with no intermission. (more...)

THE BAKER'S WIFE, DANCING AT LUGHNASA and More Set for Actors Co-Op's 2015-16 SeasonTHE BAKER'S WIFE, DANCING AT LUGHNASA and More Set for Actors Co-Op's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

ACTORS CO-OP is thrilled to announce its 2015-16 most singing, most dancing and most thrilling season of shows yet! (more...)

OPERATION CRUCIBLE Set for Finborough TheatreOPERATION CRUCIBLE Set for Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Sheffield Blitz, and the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War, Operation Crucible, the debut play by Kieran Knowles, opens for a four week limited season at the Finborough Theatre from Tuesday 28 July - Saturday 22 August. (more...)

OUTSIDE MULLINGAR Comes to Saint Michael's Playhouse, 7/15-25OUTSIDE MULLINGAR Comes to Saint Michael's Playhouse, 7/15-25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2015

Producing Artistic Director Chuck Tobin today announced the opening of the area premiere of John Patrick Shanley's new Irish comedy Outside Mullingar, which had its world premiere on Broadway last year.  (more...)

OUTSIDE MULLINGAR Comes to Saint Michael's Playhouse TonightOUTSIDE MULLINGAR Comes to Saint Michael's Playhouse Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2015

Producing Artistic Director Chuck Tobin recently announced the area premiere of John Patrick Shanley's new Irish comedy Outside Mullingar, which had its world premiere on Broadway last year. (more...)

David Ives's THE METROMANIACS to Play Shakespeare Theatre Company Next MonthDavid Ives's THE METROMANIACS to Play Shakespeare Theatre Company Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2015

Continuing the successful partnership between Artistic Director Michael Kahn and Venus in Fur playwright David Ives, the Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) presents The Metromaniacs, the third installment in Ives's series of rediscovered French comedy masterpieces. (more...)

Brooklyn Repertory Theatre Presents Chekhov's THREE SISTERSBrooklyn Repertory Theatre Presents Chekhov's THREE SISTERS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

Brooklyn Repertory Theatre's Artistic Director Elisabeth Ng and Managing Director Ilinca Tuvene have announced that A. P. Chekhov's Three Sisters, adapted and directed by Victor Cervantes Jr, will premiere Thursday, February 4th at The Fourth Street Theatre, at 83 East 4th Street. (more...)

Vanda's JULIANA Set for Monthly Show at The Duplex This SpringVanda's JULIANA Set for Monthly Show at The Duplex This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

Award Winning Playwright, Vanda, presents a monthly stage performance of her soon to be released book, JULIANA. The novel and live performance centers around LGBT life in New York City in the 1940's. The performances are directed by Ray Fritz.  (more...)

The Old Globe to Present Free Weekend of Poetry in Honor of THE METROMANIACSThe Old Globe to Present Free Weekend of Poetry in Honor of THE METROMANIACS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

In honor of David Ives's poetry-infused comedy THE METROMANIACS, the Globe brings together a dynamic mix of poets and performers for a Free Weekend of Poetry, featuring two free public events to celebrate the power and artistry of San Diego poetry. (more...)

Emily Berman, Rebecca Finnegan and More Set for Chicago Debut of SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM, Beginning Tonight at PorchlightEmily Berman, Rebecca Finnegan and More Set for Chicago Debut of SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM, Beginning Tonight at Porchlight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2015

Porchlight Music Theatre presents the second production in its 20th Anniversary Season of Sondheim, the Chicago premiere of Sondheim on Sondheim, beginning tonight, February 6, and running through March 15, 2015, featuring music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, conceived by James Lapine, direction by Nick Bowling with music direction by Porchlight Artistic Associate Austin Cook at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. (more...)

THE GLASS MENAGERIE Comes to Santa Maria, Solvang This Spring and SummerTHE GLASS MENAGERIE Comes to Santa Maria, Solvang This Spring and Summer
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

THE GLASS MENAGERIE, which launched the career of Tennessee Williams, plays in Santa Maria's Severson Theatre March 3 - 20, 2016, and then transfers this summer to the Solvang Festival Theater, June 16-26. (more...)

Jack Willis to Lead Arena Stage's ALL THE WAYJack Willis to Lead Arena Stage's ALL THE WAY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

Robert Schenkkan's Tony Award-winning drama All the Way, about President Lyndon Baines Johnson's impassioned struggle to pass the Civil Rights Act of 1964, makes its Washington, D.C. debut at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Kyle Donnelly, who has directed more than 20 productions at Arena Stage, returns to helm this "sure-fire, action packed hit" (Huffington Post) about a country still reeling from the assassination of John F. Kennedy and the man tasked with calming the storm. Hailed as a "sensational night of theater" (NPR), All the Way runs April 1-May 8, 2016 in the Fichandler Stage. (more...)

David Ives's THE METROMANIACS Begins Tonight at Shakespeare Theatre CompanyDavid Ives's THE METROMANIACS Begins Tonight at Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2015

Continuing the successful partnership between Artistic Director Michael Kahn and Venus in Fur playwright David Ives, the Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) presents The Metromaniacs, the third installment in Ives's series of rediscovered French comedy masterpieces. (more...)

Laura Linney and Seth Numrich to Lead SWITZERLAND at the Geffen Playhouse This SpringLaura Linney and Seth Numrich to Lead SWITZERLAND at the Geffen Playhouse This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2015

Laura Linney (The Big C, The Savages) and Seth Numrich (AMC's TURN, Broadway: War Horse) will perform in the Geffen Playhouse production of Switzerland by Joanna Murray-Smith (The Female of the Species, The Gift). This co-world premiere with Sydney Theatre Company will be directed by Mark Brokaw (Broadway: Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella, The Lyons) in the Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater at the Geffen Playhouse from March 6 to April 19, 2015. Opening night is Friday, March 13. (more...)

Photo Flash: PARKS AND REC's Jim O'Heir Visits TACT's ABUNDANCE Off-BroadwayPhoto Flash: PARKS AND REC's Jim O'Heir Visits TACT's ABUNDANCE Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

'Parks and Recreation' cast member Jim O'Heir (who played Jerry Gergich) came to see TACT/The Actors Company Theatre's production of ABUNDANCE last night, February 25. Turns out, O'Heir has worked with three out of the five cast members and loved the show. Scroll down for a photo! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of TACT's ABUNDANCE at Theatre RowSTAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of TACT's ABUNDANCE at Theatre Row
by Stage Tube - Feb 24, 2015

TACT/The Actors Company Theatre presents Abundance, the 1990 play by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Beth Henley (Crimes of the Heart). An epic tale of friendship set against the backdrop of the sweeping American West, Abundance will be directed by TACT Co-Artistic Director Jenn Thompson, who directed last season's production ofWilliam Inge's Natural Affection. Performances began at Theatre Row's Beckett Theatre (410 West 42nd Street - between 9th & 10th Avenues) on February 17. Opening night is set for this Sunday, March 1, 2015. Performances will continue through March 28, 2015. Go behind the scenes and see highlights from the production in the trailer below! (more...)

Actors Co-Op to Present Tennessee Williams' SUMMER AND SMOKE, 3/2-4/17Actors Co-Op to Present Tennessee Williams' SUMMER AND SMOKE, 3/2-4/17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

Actors Co-op (Ovation Award-Winner 2014 Best Intimate Theatre Musical for 110 in the Shade) announces the third show in its 2015-2016 season (and 24th year of producing theatrical excellence in Los Angeles!) with Tennessee Williams masterpiece Summer and Smoke, directed by Thom Babbes.  Summer and Smoke will preview on Wednesday, March 2 and Thursday, March 3 at 8pm and will open on Friday, March 4 at 8pm and run through Sunday, April 17 at the Actors Co-op David Schall Theatre, 1760 N. Gower St. (on the campus of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood) in Hollywood. (more...)

TACT's ABUNDANCE Begins Tonight Off-BroadwayTACT's ABUNDANCE Begins Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2015

TACT/The Actors Company Theatre presents Abundance, the 1990 play by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Beth Henley (Crimes of the Heart). An epic tale of friendship set against the backdrop of the sweeping American West, Abundance will be directed by TACT Co-Artistic Director Jenn Thompson, who directed last season's production of William Inge's Natural Affection. Performances begin at Theatre Row's Beckett Theatre (410 West 42nd Street - between 9th & 10th Avenues) tonight, February 17, 2015. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at TACT's ABUNDANCE, Beginning Tonight Off-BroadwayPhoto Flash: First Look at TACT's ABUNDANCE, Beginning Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2015

TACT/The Actors Company Theatre presents Abundance, the 1990 play by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Beth Henley (Crimes of the Heart). An epic tale of friendship set against the backdrop of the sweeping American West, Abundance will be directed by TACT Co-Artistic Director Jenn Thompson, who directed last season's production of William Inge's Natural Affection. Performances begin at Theatre Row's Beckett Theatre (410 West 42nd Street - between 9th & 10th Avenues) tonight, February 17, 2015. Opening night is set for Sunday, March 1 at 6:00pm. Performances will continue through March 28, 2015. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Theatrical Outfit Stages Lauren Gunderson's SILENT SKY, Now thru 3/1Theatrical Outfit Stages Lauren Gunderson's SILENT SKY, Now thru 3/1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2015

Theatrical Outfit continues its 'Season of Compassion' with the awe-inspiring regional premiere of Lauren Gunderson's Silent Sky, which reveals the astonishing personal and professional discoveries awaiting real-life female American astronomer Henrietta Swan Leavitt (1868-1921). (more...)

Photo Flash: Porchlight Music Theatre Celebrates SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM OpeningPhoto Flash: Porchlight Music Theatre Celebrates SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM Opening
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2015

Porchlight Music Theatre presents the second production in its 20th Anniversary Season of Sondheim, the Chicago premiere of Sondheim on Sondheim, running now through March 15, 2015, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, conceived by James Lapine, direction by Nick Bowling and music direction by Porchlight Artistic Associate Austin Cook at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM in Chicago Debut at Porchlight Music TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM in Chicago Debut at Porchlight Music Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2015

Porchlight Music Theatre presents the Chicago premiere of Sondheim on Sondheim, running now through March 15, 2015, and featuring music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, conceived by James Lapine, direction by Nick Bowling with music direction by Porchlight Artistic Associate Austin Cook. The production plays Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

JULIANA Extends Through December 2016 at The DuplexJULIANA Extends Through December 2016 at The Duplex
by BWW News Desk - Dec 24, 2015

Teh Duplex's monthly show Juliana, the series that is set in the 1940's and is based on the soon to be released novel was recently extended through December 2016. (more...)

Christian Conn and More to Lead Michael Kahn-Helmed THE METROMANIACS at The Old Globe; Cast Set!Christian Conn and More to Lead Michael Kahn-Helmed THE METROMANIACS at The Old Globe; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the West Coast premiere of THE METROMANIACS by supremely clever playwright David Ives (All in the Timing, Time Flies). This uproarious new 'translaptation' of a classic French farce, Alexis Piron's La Metromanie, will be directed by one of America's most renowned stage directors, Michael Kahn, presented in association with Shakespeare Theatre Company. (more...)

Theatrical Agent Sarah Jane Leigh Dies at 53; Doug Wright Pays Tribute with ObituaryTheatrical Agent Sarah Jane Leigh Dies at 53; Doug Wright Pays Tribute with Obituary
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

Theatrical agent Sarah Jane Leigh has died at 53, BroadwayWorld confirmed this afternoon. In honor of her memory, American playwright, librettist, and screenwriter, Doug Wright, has paid tribute to Leigh with a heartfelt obituary, which you can read in full below. (more...)

Full Cast Set for THE COCKTAIL PARTY in The Coronet's Main AuditoriumFull Cast Set for THE COCKTAIL PARTY in The Coronet's Main Auditorium
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Full casting is announced for the first major London revival of The Cocktail Party in over 25 years, which will be staged in the main auditorium at the iconic Coronet, and marks a transitional moment in the building's redevelopment as the larger space becomes home to the Print Room's eclectic programme. Directed by rising star Abbey Wright, this new Print Room production of TS Eliot's masterpiece plays from 14 September to 10 October, with a cast that includes Helen Bradbury, Richard Dempsey, Hilton McRae, Chloe Pirrie, Christopher Ravenscroft, John Wark and Marcia Warren. (more...)

Barbara Chisholm to Lead ERMA BOMBECK: AT WIT'S END at Arena StageBarbara Chisholm to Lead ERMA BOMBECK: AT WIT'S END at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

"If life is a bowl of cherries, what am I doing in the pits?" Erma Bombeck, the award-winning humorist and syndicated columnist known for her wry and humorous take on family life, is the subject of the newest project from twin-sister journalists and playwrights Allison Engel and Margaret Engel-the world-premiere drama Erma Bombeck: At Wit's End debuting at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. The Engels reunite with director David Esbjornson (Arena Stage's Guess Who's Coming to Dinner) following their collaboration on the smash hit Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins, which starred Kathleen Turner in its celebrated 2012 run at Arena Stage. (more...)

Middle Voice Theater Company to Host Workshop Production of EXPOSUREMiddle Voice Theater Company to Host Workshop Production of EXPOSURE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2015

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater's apprentice company, The Middle Voice Theater Company invites you to the workshop production of Steve' DiUbaldo's Exposure directed by Victor Cervantes Jr., which opens Thursday, August 20th and runs until Sunday, August 23rd at WorkShop Theater. (more...)

To Hell in a Hand Puppet! Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's HAND TO GOD, Opening TonightTo Hell in a Hand Puppet! Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's HAND TO GOD, Opening Tonight
by Meet the Cast - Apr 7, 2015

The new American play Hand to God opens on Broadway tonight, April 7, 2015 at the Booth Theatre (222 West 45th Street), marking the Broadway debuts of playwright Robert Askins and director Moritz von Stuelpnagel. Scroll down to learn more about the cast and watch interviews with the company! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 4/28/2015 - Tony Noms, FOLLIES, Brandy in CHICAGO and More!WAKE UP with BWW 4/28/2015 - Tony Noms, FOLLIES, Brandy in CHICAGO and More!
by Jessica Showers - Apr 28, 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: The Tony noms are this morning, Brandy heads to CHICAGO, Porter returns to KINKY BOOTS, FOLLIES lights up Royal Albert Hall and more! (more...)

Salt Lake Acting Company Presents a Free Reading of a Play by Kathleen CahillSalt Lake Acting Company Presents a Free Reading of a Play by Kathleen Cahill
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

Salt Lake Acting Company (SLAC) closes out its 20th season of the New Play Sounding Series (NPSS) with a free reading of HARBUR GATE by Kathleen Cahill, directed by Cohen Ambrose on Monday, April 27, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. (more...)

SUMMER AND SMOKE to Run 5/6-6/6 at T. Schreiber TheatreSUMMER AND SMOKE to Run 5/6-6/6 at T. Schreiber Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

A young woman's spirit soars with newfound awareness in Tennessee Williams' quiet drama Summer and Smoke, where the freedom of youth collides with the expectations of society. Directed by Terry Schreiber, Summer and Smoke will be performed at the T. Schreiber Theatre, located at 151 West 26th Street, on the 7th Floor from May 6 - June 6. Member of the press are invited as of Saturday, May 9th. (more...)

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