Original Chicago Cast Set for METAMORPHOSES at Lookingglass Theatre, 9/19-28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2012

Lookingglass Theatre Company will open its 25th Anniversary Season with Metamorphoses, based on the Myths of Ovid, written and directed by Lookingglass Ensemble Member Mary Zimmerman. The show will play September 19 - September 28, 2012. The return of Lookingglass' seminal production, coinciding with the 10th Anniversary of the Broadway run, will open at Lookingglass in the fall of 2012 and will then move to Washington D.C.'s Arena Stage. (more...)

Bucks County Playhouse Announces Youth 'Saturday Arts Program', Sept-Nov 2012
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2012

Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) (Jed Bernstein, Producing Director) has launched The Saturday Arts Program (SAP), a training ground for passionate young performers. Classes will take place weekly from September 22nd - November 17th at the Bucks County Playhouse, New Hope Solebury High School, and the Solebury School. (more...)

Original Chicago Cast Set for METAMORPHOSES at Lookingglass Theatre, Beginning Previews Tonight, 9/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2012

Lookingglass Theatre Company will open its 25th Anniversary Season with Metamorphoses, based on the Myths of Ovid, written and directed by Lookingglass Ensemble Member Mary Zimmerman. The show will play tonight, September 19 - September 28, 2012. The return of Lookingglass' seminal production, coinciding with the 10th Anniversary of the Broadway run, will open at Lookingglass in the fall of 2012 and will then move to Washington D.C.'s Arena Stage. (more...)

English Language Premiere of 2,500 Year-Old Drama, THE SUPPLIANT WOMEN, Announces Casting
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Fifty women will leave everything behind. They board a boat in North Africa and flee across the Mediterranean. They are escaping forced marriage in their homeland, hoping for protection and assistance, seeking asylum in Greece. (more...)

Odyssey Theatre to Present CREDITORS, Begin. 10/11
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2013

A sexy, savage, darkly comic (and very modern) take on the battle of the sexes, David Greig's new version of August Strindberg's psychological thriller will now make its Los Angeles Premiere in a co-production between two of the city's most respected theaters, the Odyssey Theatre Ensemble and The New American Theatre. In this toxic triangle, Adolph anxiously awaits the return of his wife to their seaside resort while being comforted by his worldly advisor, Gustav. But comfort soon turns to destruction as old wounds are opened, insecurities are laid bare and former debts are settled in this fierce and funny tale of obsession, honor and revenge. (more...)

Marin Ireland Stars in Yale Rep and A.R.T.'s MARIE ANTOINETTE; Casting Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2012

Yale Repertory Theatre, in a co-production with American Repertory Theater, presents the world premiere of Marie Antoinette by David Adjmi, directed by Rebecca Taichman. Marie Antoinette will be performed at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street) October 26 through November 17. Opening Night is Thursday, November 1. The cast includes Fred Arsenault, Hannah Cabell, David Greenspan, Marin Ireland, Vin Knight, Jo Lampert, Polly Lee, Steven Rattazzi, Jake Silbermann, Teale Sperling, Brian Wiles, and Ashton Woerz. (more...)

Marin Ireland Stars in Yale Rep and A.R.T.'s MARIE ANTOINETTE; Casting Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2012

Yale Repertory Theatre, in a co-production with American Repertory Theater, presents the world premiere of Marie Antoinette by David Adjmi, directed by Rebecca Taichman. Marie Antoinette will be performed at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street) October 26 through November 17. Opening Night is Thursday, November 1. The cast includes Fred Arsenault, Hannah Cabell, David Greenspan, Marin Ireland, Vin Knight, Jo Lampert, Polly Lee, Steven Rattazzi, Jake Silbermann, Teale Sperling, Brian Wiles, and Ashton Woerz. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Manhattan Theatre Club Artistic Director Lynne Meadow Receives Sardi's Caricature
by Walter McBride - Oct 24, 2012

Tonight, October 24, 2012, Sardi's unveiled a caricature for Manhattan Theatre Club's artistic director Lynn Meadow. BroadwayWorld was there for the festivities, and we bring you photos from the event below! (more...)

TWELFTH NIGHT Star Stephen Fry to Guest on THE COLBERT REPORT, 10/24
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2013

Stephen Fry, who is making his Broadway acting debut as Malvolio in the critically acclaimed Shakespeare's Globe production of TWELFTH NIGHT, will be a guest on 'The Colbert Report' on Thursday, October 24. 'The Colbert Report' airs at 11:30 PM ET on Comedy Central, 10:30 PM Central. (more...)

Richard Fleeshman, Jenna Russell & More to Star in URINETOWN at St. James Theatre, Feb. 22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2013

The cast for URINETOWN The Musical includes Katie Bernstein (Little Becky Two Shoes/Mrs Millennium), Cory English (Old Man Strong/Hot Blades Harry), Richard Fleeshman (Bobby Strong), Madeleine Harland (Soupy Sue/Cladwell's Secretary), Rosanna Hyland (Hope Cladwell), Julie Jupp (Old Woman/Josephine Strong), Mark Meadows (Senator Fipp), Joel Montague (Male Swing 1), Jo Napthine (Female Swing 2), Jenna Russell (Penelope Pennywise), Matthew Seadon-Young (Robbie The Stockfish/UGC Executive 1) and Jonathan Slinger (Officer Lockstock). (more...)

West End's THE LORAX Announces Full Casting, Including Simon Lipkin
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2015

The Old Vic has today announced casting for David Greig's adaptation of Dr. Seuss's The Lorax, directed by Max Webster. Simon Lipkin will play the role of the Lorax, alongside puppeteers Laura Cubitt and Ben Thompson, whilst Simon Paisley Day takes the role of the Once-ler. (more...)

David Greig's MIDSUMMER [A PLAY WITH SONGS] Makes NY Premiere at Theatre Row, 1/9-26
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2012

The Carol Tambor Theatrical Foundation has announced the NY premiere of the critically-acclaimed production of MIDSUMMER [A PLAY WITH SONGS], written and directed by David Greig, with songs by Gordon McIntyre, from the Traverse Theatre in Scotland. MIDSUMMER comes to NY as the 2012 co-winner of the Best of Edinburgh Award given annually by the Carol Tambor Theatrical Foundation. (more...)

Meet the Broadway Class of 2013- Fall Edition!
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 3, 2013

With the Broadway Fall season in full swing, and a constant need for replacements, there is a solid group of performers making their Broadway debuts this Fall. Meet all of Broadway's newest stars below! (more...)

Bruntwood Prize For Playwriting 2015 Sets Judging Panel
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2014

The 2015 Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting today announced its judging panel ahead of this year's official launch on 29 January 2015, which will also mark the Prize's 10th anniversary. The competition, a unique partnership between the Royal Exchange Theatre and property company Bruntwood, will accept entries from 30 January 2015. (more...)

ATC's THE EVENTS Coming to NYTW
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2014

Since it premiered at The Traverse Theatre in August 2013, ATC's production of The Events written by David Greig and directed by Ramin Gray has picked up a raft of awards, been selected as The Guardian's Best Theatre Production of 2013, has sold out two runs at The Young Vic, has toured nationally and internationally and has been staged in German and Norwegian at Schauspielhaus Vienna and Brageteatret in Drammen. In 2015 it will take another step on this extraordinary journey, as the production premieres in New York at the prestigious New York Theatre Workshop. Neve McIntosh who created the role of Claire returns to the production of the New York run and will be joined by Clifford Samuel who has played The Boy throughout 2014. (more...)

ATC and The Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh Present THE SUPPLIANT WOMEN Tour, This Fall
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Actors Touring Company, together with the Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh, is delighted to present the British premiere of Aeschylus' The Suppliant Women in a new version by internationally-renowned playwright David Greig. As the anticipated incoming Artistic Director of The Lyceum, Greig is also collaborating with ATC to reunite the world-class creative team behind the hugely acclaimedThe Events - director Ramin Gray and composer John Browne. (more...)

American Heroes Channel to Premiere New Series WHAT HISTORY FORGOT
by TV News Desk - May 29, 2015

Now, these fascinating and surprising stories come alive in American Heroes Channel's (AHC) new, six-part series, WHAT HISTORY FORGOT. (more...)

MTC to Present YELLOW MOON, 2-16 May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

The captivating teenage thriller, Yellow Moon, brings a gritty, contemporary tale of young love, looming tragedy and self-discovery to MTC's line-up of works for young adults. Starring a talented ensemble cast directed by MTC Associate Director Leticia Caceres, Yellow Moon opens on Friday 2 May at Southbank Theatre, The Lawler before a two-week season touring regional Victorian secondary schools. (more...)

ATC's THE EVENTS Set for UK & US Tour and Young Vic Return, Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

An Actors Touring Company, Young Vic Theatre, Brageteatret & Schauspielhaus Wien Co-Production, THE EVENTS by David Greig, is set for a UK and US tour and Young Vic return in 2014, directed by Ramin Gray and featuring music composed by John Browne. (more...)

'Bengal Tiger's Arian Moayed Joins Cast of NBC Drama Pilot BELIEVE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2013

Deadline reports that Arian Moayed has joined the cast of NBC's upcoming drama pilot BELIEVE from J.J. Abrams and Alfonso Cuaron. Cuaron and Mark Friedman penned the script for the drama which also stars Johnny Sequoyah, Jake McLaughlin and Sienna Guillory. (more...)

Arian Moayed Joins Cast of J.J. Abrams' NBC Pilot BELIEVE
by TV News Desk - Mar 13, 2013

Deadline reports that Arian Moayed has joined the cast of NBC's upcoming drama pilot BELIEVE from J.J. Abrams and Alfonso Cuaron. Cuaron and Mark Friedman penned the script for the drama which also stars Johnny Sequoyah, Jake McLaughlin and Sienna Guillory. (more...)

American Heroes Channel Premieres New Series WHAT HISTORY FORGOT Tonight
by TV News Desk - Jun 2, 2015

Now, these fascinating and surprising stories come alive in American Heroes Channel's (AHC) new, six-part series, WHAT HISTORY FORGOT. (more...)

DTF to Open 2013 Season with Theresa Rebeck's THE SCENE, Starring Tim Daly
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2013

Dorset Theatre Festival will start off their 2013 Season with the biting hit comedy The Scene by Theresa Rebeck. Theresa Rebeck, a DTF Writer in Residence, is well known for her recent Broadway hits - Seminar starring Alan Rickman and Dead Accounts starring Katie Holmes - as well has her popular NBC Series Smash. (more...)

Theatre Royal Stratford East Sets New Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

Artistic Director of Theatre Royal Stratford East, Kerry Michael today announces the theatre's forthcoming season launching this September. The season opens with Counting Stars by award-winning playwright Atiha Sen Gupta which will transform the stage into a studio format nightclub installation for this funny yet heart-breaking tale directed by Associate Director at Stratford East, Pooja Ghai. (more...)

Michael Potts to Star in Chautauqua Theater Company's New Play Commission THE PROFANE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Michael Potts, best known for his roles of Brother Mouzone in 'The Wire' and Mafala Hatimbi in The Book of Mormon, has returned to Chautauqua Theater Company (CTC) as Raif in CTC's THE PROFANE, a new play commissioned from the celebrated CTC New Play Workshop alum Zayd Dohrn (Sick - 2008, Muckrakers - 2012). (more...)

Playwrights West Presents the World Premiere of THE SWEATERMAKERS, 8/8-30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2014

Playwrights West in association with CoHo Productions presents The Sweatermakers, a world premiere drama by Andrew Wardenaar. The Sweatermakers marks the third year in Playwrights West's ten-year mission to present quality, professional productions of its members' works. (more...)

ATC's THE EVENTS Set for UK Tour; Kicks Off this Month at Edinburgh Fringe Fest
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2013

The Actors Touring Company, Young Vic Theatre, Brageteatret & Schauspielhaus Wien will take their co-production, THE EVENTS, written by David Greig, on the road beginning this month. Directed by Ramin Gray, with music by John Browne, the show will play Edinburgh Fringe Fest before launching into a full UK tour. The entire itinerary is below. (more...)

Jenna Russell, Jonathan Slinger & Marc Elliott to Reprise Roles in West End Transfer of URINETOWN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

Olivier Award winning Jenna Russell, star of the RSC, Jonathan Slinger, and EastEnders' Marc Elliott, reprise their acclaimed roles, Penelope Pennywise, Officer Lockstock and Mr. McQueen respectively, in the West End transfer of Jamie Lloyd's ground breaking, splash hit production of Urinetown The Musical. (more...)

Geoffrey Arend to Lead THE RUFUS EQUATION at FringeNYC; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2013

Geoffrey Arend will lead the cast as Professor Bert Rufus. Arend's film and television credits include Garden State, Supertroopers, (500) Days of Summer, Save the Date, Beach Pillows, Devil, The Ringer, 'The Closer' (TNT), 'Law & Order' (NBC), 'Trust Me' (TNT) and 'Body of Proof' (ABC). Onstage he was seen in The American Pilot (MTC) and Mother Courage and Her Children (Public). (more...)

BASH Theatre and Radial Theater Project to Debut New Play BEATING UP BACHMAN, 1/25-2/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2013

BASH Theatre and Radial Theater Project present Beating Up Bachman, a new play by Seattle-based playwright Wayne Rawley. The world premiere of Beating Up Bachman will be presented January 25 - February 16, 2013 at West of Lenin in Fremont ('the center of the universe'), Seattle, Washington. (more...)

David Greig's MIDSUMMER [A PLAY WITH SONGS] Makes NY Premiere at Theatre Row, Now thru 1/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2013

The Carol Tambor Theatrical Foundation has announced the NY premiere of the critically-acclaimed production of MIDSUMMER [A PLAY WITH SONGS], written and directed by David Greig, with songs by Gordon McIntyre, from the Traverse Theatre in Scotland. MIDSUMMER comes to NY as the 2012 co-winner of the Best of Edinburgh Award given annually by the Carol Tambor Theatrical Foundation. (more...)

Jonathan Groff, Lindsay Mendez and More Set for MTC's AN INTIMATE NIGHT Benefit Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2013

Manhattan Theatre Club will present its annual Winter Benefit, an evening of cocktails and dinner followed by a special one-night-only cabaret-style show featuring Broadway's brightest stars tonight, January 28, 2013 at The Allen Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Fredrick P. Rose Hall (Broadway & 60th Street). (more...)

David Greig's MIDSUMMER [A PLAY WITH SONGS] Makes NY Premiere at Theatre Row, 1/9-26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2013

The Carol Tambor Theatrical Foundation has announced the NY premiere of the critically-acclaimed production of MIDSUMMER [A PLAY WITH SONGS], written and directed by David Greig, with songs by Gordon McIntyre, from the Traverse Theatre in Scotland. MIDSUMMER comes to NY as the 2012 co-winner of the Best of Edinburgh Award given annually by the Carol Tambor Theatrical Foundation. (more...)

BASH Theatre and Radial Theater Project Debuts New Play BEATING UP BACHMAN, Now thru 2/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2013

BASH Theatre and Radial Theater Project present Beating Up Bachman, a new play by Seattle-based playwright Wayne Rawley. The world premiere of Beating Up Bachman will be presented tonight, January 25 - February 16, 2013 at West of Lenin in Fremont ('the center of the universe'), Seattle, Washington. (more...)

National Theatre of Scotland and RSC's DUNSINANE to Begin 2/4 at Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

The Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) presents Dunsinane, playwright David Greig's majestic sequel to Shakespeare's Macbeth, presented by the National Theatre of Scotland and the Royal Shakespeare Company, and directed by Roxana Silbert. First premiered by the Royal Shakespeare Company at Hampstead Theatre in 2010, this tour marks the U.S. premiere of Dunsinane after a highly successful tour to East Asia and Russia in spring 2014. Hailed by The Guardian as "a work of compelling intelligence, provocation and wit," Dunsinane will play at the Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from February 4-21, 2015. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for World Premiere of PAPER DOLLS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2013

Full casting is announced for the World Premiere of Paper Dolls, the second production directed by Indhu Rubasingham as Artistic Director of the Tricycle Theatre. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for PAPER DOLLS at the Tricycle Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2013

Full casting is announced for the World Premiere of Paper Dolls, the second production directed by Indhu Rubasingham as Artistic Director of the Tricycle Theatre. (more...)

Jonathan Groff, Lindsay Mendez and More Set for MTC's AN INTIMATE NIGHT Benefit, 1/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2013

Manhattan Theatre Club will present its annual Winter Benefit, an evening of cocktails and dinner followed by a special one-night-only cabaret-style show featuring Broadway's brightest stars on Monday, January 28, 2013 at The Allen Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Fredrick P. Rose Hall (Broadway & 60th Street). (more...)

ATC's THE EVENTS Set for UK & US Tour and Young Vic Return, Beg. March 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

An Actors Touring Company, Young Vic Theatre, Brageteatret & Schauspielhaus Wien Co-Production, THE EVENTS by David Greig, is set for a UK and US tour and Young Vic return in 2014, directed by Ramin Gray and featuring music composed by John Browne. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for West End Transfer of NELL GWYNN, Starring Gemma Arterton
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

BroadwayWorld is excited to report complete casting for the West End transfer of Jessica Swale's new play NELL GWYNN, directed by Christopher Luscombe. (more...)

DUNSINANE Begins Tonight at Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2015

The Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) presents Dunsinane, playwright David Greig's majestic sequel to Shakespeare's Macbeth, presented by the National Theatre of Scotland and the Royal Shakespeare Company, and directed by Roxana Silbert. First premiered by the Royal Shakespeare Company at Hampstead Theatre in 2010, this tour marks the U.S. premiere of Dunsinane after a highly successful tour to East Asia and Russia in spring 2014. Hailed by The Guardian as 'a work of compelling intelligence, provocation and wit,' Dunsinane will play at the Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from tonight, February 4-21, 2015. (more...)

Geoffrey Arend Joins CBS's MADAM SECRETARY Drama Pilot
by TV News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

Deadline writes that Geoffrey Arend (Body of Proof) has boarded CBS's drama pilot MADAM SECRETARY, starring Tea Leoni and Tim Daly. (more...)

Richard Fleeshman, Jenna Russell & More Star in URINETOWN at St. James Theatre, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2014

Jamie Lloyd is directing the UK premiere of URINETOWN The Musical, with music and lyrics by Mark Hollmann and book and lyrics by Greg Kotis. The musical runs at the St James Theatre from tonight, 22 February until 3 May 2014, with opening night on 11 March 2014. (more...)

BASH Theatre and Radial Theater Project to Debut New Play BEATING UP BACHMAN, 1/25-2/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2013

BASH Theatre and Radial Theater Project present Beating Up Bachman, a new play by Seattle-based playwright Wayne Rawley. The world premiere of Beating Up Bachman will be presented January 25 - February 16, 2013 at West of Lenin in Fremont ('the center of the universe'), Seattle, Washington. (more...)

Bucks County Playhouse Announces Youth 'Saturday Arts Program', Sept-Nov 2012
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2012

Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) (Jed Bernstein, Producing Director) has launched The Saturday Arts Program (SAP), a training ground for passionate young performers. Classes will take place weekly from September 22nd - November 17th at the Bucks County Playhouse, New Hope Solebury High School, and the Solebury School. (more...)

Playwrights West Presents the World Premiere of THE SWEATERMAKERS, Now thru 8/30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2014

Playwrights West in association with CoHo Productions presents The Sweatermakers, a world premiere drama by Andrew Wardenaar. The Sweatermakers marks the third year in Playwrights West's ten-year mission to present quality, professional productions of its members' works. (more...)

Playwrights West Presents the World Premiere of THE SWEATERMAKERS, 8/8-30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2014

Playwrights West in association with CoHo Productions presents The Sweatermakers, a world premiere drama by Andrew Wardenaar. The Sweatermakers marks the third year in Playwrights West's ten-year mission to present quality, professional productions of its members' works. (more...)

Original Chicago Cast Set for METAMORPHOSES at Lookingglass Theatre, 9/19-28
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2012

Lookingglass Theatre Company will open its 25th Anniversary Season with Metamorphoses, based on the Myths of Ovid, written and directed by Lookingglass Ensemble Member Mary Zimmerman. The show will play September 19 - September 28, 2012. The return of Lookingglass' seminal production, coinciding with the 10th Anniversary of the Broadway run, will open at Lookingglass in the fall of 2012 and will then move to Washington D.C.'s Arena Stage. (more...)

Ian Bartholomew, Anna Carteret Among Cast of SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE World Premiere Production
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

Disney and Sonia Friedman Productions are delighted to announce casting for the forthcoming stage production of Shakespeare in Love. The announcement coincides with the 450th anniversary of William Shakespeare's birth. (more...)

Carteret And More Announced For SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE, Opening July
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

Disney and Sonia Friedman Productions are delighted to announce casting for the forthcoming stage production of Shakespeare in Love. The announcement coincides with the 450th anniversary of William Shakespeare's birth. (more...)

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