The Beggar's Opera
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Billy Rose Theatre (New York, NY)
208 W. 41st St.
New York, NY 10036
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At its London premiere in 1728, John Gay's rollicking Beggar's Opera caused a sensation. Lampooning the politics and public morality of the day, it became an instant hit.

THE BEGGAR'S OPERA & More Set for Theater Basel, Oct. 2013
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2013

Das Theater Basel (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 5/05/2013
by BWW - May 5, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/05/2013 for Los Angeles (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Costa Mesa - Week of 5/05/2013
by BWW - May 5, 2013

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Clarke Peters, Jasper Britton and More Set for Hampstead Theatre's RACE, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2013

Hampstead Theatre will present the UK Premiere of Race by David Mamet, directed by Terry Johnson and designed by Tim Shortall with lighting by Mark Henderson, running tonight, 23 May to Saturday 29 June 2013. Press night is set for Wednesday 29 May at 7 PM. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 5/12/2013
by BWW - May 12, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/12/2013 for Chicago (more...)

Barrington Stage Names Joshua Bergasse, Gretchen Egolf, Jeff McCarthy and John Rando Associate Artists
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2013

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), under the leadership of Julianne Boyd Artistic Director and Tristan Wilson Managing Director, announces four new Associate Artists, all who are working at Barrington Stage in 2013 - award-winning choreographer Joshua Bergasse, actors Gretchen Egolf and Jeff McCarthy, and award-winning director John Rando. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Casper - Week of 3/03/2013
by BWW - Mar 3, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/03/2013 for Casper (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Cincinnati - Week of 3/03/2013
by BWW - Mar 3, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/03/2013 for Cincinnati (more...)

Belgrade and Arcola Theatres to Present SONS WITHOUT FATHERS Chekhov Adaptation, April-June 2013
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2013

Following its production of Chekhov's Uncle Vanya in 2011, Coventry's Belgrade Theatre is teaming up with director Helena Kaut-Howson and London's Arcola Theatre once again to produce a brand new adaptation of Chekhov's first full length play. (more...)

Kneehigh to Return to St. Ann's Warehouse with THE WILD BRIDE, 2/23-3/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2013

St. Ann's Warehouse welcomes back Kneehigh and director Emma Rice for the New York premiere of The Wild Bride. In this adaptation of the Brothers Grimm fairy tale 'The Girl Without Hands,' narrated by Satan himself, a father accidentally sells his daughter to the Devil. When our heroine cleverly escapes, a lyrical love story laced with devilish humor unfolds. The production features a bluegrass score by longtime Kneehigh composer Stu Barker, performed by live musicians and the cast. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Rhode Island - Week of 6/09/2013
by BWW - Jun 9, 2013

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Now Playing Onstage in Rhode Island - Week of 6/23/2013
by BWW - Jun 23, 2013

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Now Playing Onstage in Rhode Island - Week of 6/16/2013
by BWW - Jun 16, 2013

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Now Playing Onstage in Norfolk - Week of 7/07/2013
by BWW - Jul 7, 2013

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Now Playing Onstage in Norfolk - Week of 7/14/2013
by BWW - Jul 14, 2013

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Theatre @ York to Present THE BEGGAR's OPERA, 1/28-2/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2014

At its London premiere in 1728, John Gay's rollicking Beggar's Opera caused a sensation. Lampooning the politics and public morality of the day, it became an instant hit. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Madison - Week of 1/06/2013
by BWW - Jan 6, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/06/2013 for Madison (more...)

Medicine Show Theatre Presents Mummers' Play PRINCE GEORGE AND THE DRAGON, 12/20-1/6
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2013

Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble, one of New York's longest-running experimental theatres, will stage a winter theater comedy tradition A Mummers' Play: Prince George and the Dragon. Previews are set for Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012; Friday Dec. 21, 2012; and Saturday Dec. 22, 2012 all at 7:30 p.m. There is no performance today, Dec. 23, 2012. Opening night is Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012 and the closing performance is today, Jan. 6, 2013. (more...)

A CHORUS OF DISAPPROVAL Ends Run As Scheduled Today, January 5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2013

Trevor Nunn's production of Alan Ayckbourn's A Chorus of Disapproval starring Rob Brydon, Nigel Harman and Ashley Jensen will complete its run at the Harold Pinter Theatre today, 5 January 2013 as previously announced. A Chorus of Disapproval is set to have recouped by the end of its scheduled run. (more...)

Theatre @ York to Present THE BEGGAR's OPERA, 1/28-2/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2014

At its London premiere in 1728, John Gay's rollicking Beggar's Opera caused a sensation. Lampooning the politics and public morality of the day, it became an instant hit. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Detroit - Week of 1/27/2013
by BWW - Jan 27, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/27/2013 for Detroit (more...)

Bennett And Cvitesic Confirmed In ONCE, Opening At Phoenix Theatre, Spring 2013
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2013

As reported last night, the producers of the eight-time Tony award-winning musical Once today announce that Declan Bennett and Zrinka Cviteši? will lead the cast as Guy and Girl respectively in John Tiffany's West End production of the Broadway hit musical opening at the Phoenix Theatre in Spring 2013. (more...)

Declan Bennett and Zrinka Cvitešic to Lead West End's ONCE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2013

The Producers of the eight time Tony award-winning musical Once today announce that Declan Bennett and Zrinka Cviteši? will lead the cast as Guy and Girl respectively in John Tiffany's West End production of the Broadway hit musical opening at the Phoenix Theatre in Spring 2013. (more...)

Kneehigh to Return to St. Ann's Warehouse with THE WILD BRIDE, 2/23-3/17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2013

St. Ann's Warehouse welcomes back Kneehigh and director Emma Rice for the New York premiere of The Wild Bride. In this adaptation of the Brothers Grimm fairy tale 'The Girl Without Hands,' narrated by Satan himself, a father accidentally sells his daughter to the Devil. When our heroine cleverly escapes, a lyrical love story laced with devilish humor unfolds. The production features a bluegrass score by longtime Kneehigh composer Stu Barker, performed by live musicians and the cast. (more...)

Conleth Hill, Will Keen, Felicity Montagu & Malcolm Sinclair Join Rowan Atkinson in QUARTERMAINE'S TERMS, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2013

Rowan Atkinson will be joined by Conleth Hill, Will Keen, Felicity Montagu and Malcolm Sinclair in the first major West End revival of Simon Gray's play ‘Quartermaine's Terms', from tonight, 23 January 2013 at Wyndham's Theatre, London. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Detroit - Week of 2/03/2013
by BWW - Feb 3, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/03/2013 for Detroit (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Casper - Week of 2/24/2013
by BWW - Feb 24, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/24/2013 for Casper (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Cincinnati - Week of 2/24/2013
by BWW - Feb 24, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/24/2013 for Cincinnati (more...)

Kneehigh Returns to St. Ann's Warehouse with THE WILD BRIDE, Now thru 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2013

St. Ann's Warehouse welcomes back Kneehigh and director Emma Rice for the New York premiere of The Wild Bride. In this adaptation of the Brothers Grimm fairy tale 'The Girl Without Hands,' narrated by Satan himself, a father accidentally sells his daughter to the Devil. When our heroine cleverly escapes, a lyrical love story laced with devilish humor unfolds. The production features a bluegrass score by longtime Kneehigh composer Stu Barker, performed by live musicians and the cast. (more...)

BWW Student Center's School in the Spotlight: Southwestern University
by BWW Special Coverage - Feb 22, 2013

In this week's School in the Spolight, BroadwayWorld looks at the Theatre program offered by the Sarofin School of Fine Arts at Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas! (more...)

Medicine Show Theatre Presents Mummers' Play PRINCE GEORGE AND THE DRAGON, 12/20-1/6
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2012

Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble, one of New York's longest-running experimental theatres, will stage a winter theater comedy tradition A Mummers' Play: Prince George and the Dragon. Previews are set for Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012; Friday Dec. 21, 2012; and Saturday Dec. 22, 2012 all at 7:30 p.m. There is no performance on Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012. Opening night is Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012 and the closing performance is on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013. (more...)

A CHORUS OF DISAPPROVAL to End Run As Scheduled, January 5; Will Recoup
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2012

Trevor Nunn's production of Alan Ayckbourn's A Chorus of Disapproval starring Rob Brydon, Nigel Harman and Ashley Jensen will complete its run at the Harold Pinter Theatre on 5 January 2013 as previously announced. A Chorus of Disapproval is set to have recouped by the end of its scheduled run. (more...)

Photo Coverage: A CHORUS OF DISAPPROVAL With Jensen And Brydon Enters Final Weeks!
by BWW - Dec 3, 2012

Trevor Nunn's production of Alan Ayckbourn's A Chorus of Disapproval starring Rob Brydon, Nigel Harman and Ashley Jensen will complete its run at the Harold Pinter Theatre on 5 January 2013 as previously announced. (more...)

Trevor Nunn's A CHORUS OF DISAPPROVAL Ends West End Run Jan 5
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2012

Trevor Nunn's production of Alan Ayckbourn's A Chorus of Disapproval starring Rob Brydon, Nigel Harman and Ashley Jensen will complete its run at the Harold Pinter Theatre on 5 January 2013 as previously announced. A Chorus of Disapproval is set to have recouped by the end of its scheduled run. (more...)

Medicine Show Theatre Presents Mummers' Play PRINCE GEORGE AND THE DRAGON, Now thru 1/6
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2012

Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble, one of New York's longest-running experimental theatres, will stage a winter theater comedy tradition A Mummers' Play: Prince George and the Dragon. Previews are set for tonight, Dec. 20, 2012; Friday Dec. 21, 2012; and Saturday Dec. 22, 2012 all at 7:30 p.m. There is no performance on Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012. Opening night is Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012 and the closing performance is on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013. (more...)

The Church of the Transfiguration Presents A BAROQUE CHRISTMAS: THE CANDLELIGHT CONCERT Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2012

The Church of the Transfiguration ('The Little Church Around the Corner') presents A BAROQUE CHRISTMAS: THE CANDLELIGHT CONCERT with the Transfiguration Choir of Men and Boys, Girls Choir, and Camerata with the Transfiguration Early Instrument Ensemble: Claudia Dumschat, conductor tonight, December 14, 2012 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Stephen Campbell Moore, Claudie Blakley and More Lead CHIMERICA - Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2013

In an Almeida Theatre and Headlong co-production, Lyndsey Turner will direct the World Premiere of Lucy Kirkwood's Chimerica. The new dates for this production are 20 May - 6 July 2013, with press night on 28 May. Set designs are by Es Devlin with costumes by Christina Cunningham, lighting by Tim Lutkin, sound by Carolyn Downing and video design by Finn Ross. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 4/28/2013
by BWW - Apr 28, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/28/2013 for Los Angeles (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Costa Mesa - Week of 4/28/2013
by BWW - Apr 28, 2013

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MEGA STAGE TUBE: Happy Birthday to Patti LuPone!
by Stage Tube - Apr 21, 2013

Happy Birthday to Patti LuPone! Click below to watch highlights from her prolific career! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Miami - Week of 4/21/2013
by BWW - Apr 21, 2013

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Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 4/21/2013
by BWW - Apr 21, 2013

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Now Playing Onstage in Vermont - Week of 4/21/2013
by BWW - Apr 21, 2013

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BWW Reviews: Dawson College Presents A CHORUS OF DISAPPROVAL Through April 27
by Krista Garver - Apr 19, 2013

A CHORUS OF DISAPPROVAL opens with the finale: an amateur opera company taking their bows after an apparently successful performance of John Gay's The Beggar's Opera. Following the applause, the lead actor is left alone onstage, shunned by the rest of the company. What happened? (more...)

Full Cast Announced in UK Premiere of David Mamet's RACE - Clarke Peters, Jasper Britton and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2013

Full casting has been announced for the U.K. premiere of David Mamet's Race at London's Hampstead Theatre, beginning May 23 with an official opening May 29, and running through June 29. (more...)

Clarke Peters, Jasper Britton and More Set for Hampstead Theatre's RACE; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2013

Hampstead Theatre will present the UK Premiere of Race by David Mamet, directed by Terry Johnson and designed by Tim Shortall with lighting by Mark Henderson, running Thursday 23 May to Saturday 29 June 2013. Press night is set for Wednesday 29 May at 7 PM. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Miami - Week of 4/14/2013
by BWW - Apr 14, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/14/2013 for Miami (more...)

Belgrade and Arcola Theatres Presents SONS WITHOUT FATHERS Chekhov Adaptation, April-June 2013
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2013

Following its production of Chekhov's Uncle Vanya in 2011, Coventry's Belgrade Theatre is teaming up with director Helena Kaut-Howson and London's Arcola Theatre once again to produce a brand new adaptation of Chekhov's first full length play. (more...)

Columbia Stages' NEW PLAYS NOW Festival Features SCISSORING, 5/2-5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2013

SCISSORING, a new play by Christina Quintana, will be presented as part of Columbia Stages' NEW PLAYS NOW Festival on Thursday May 2nd at 2:30pm, Saturday May 4th at 8pm, and Sunday May 5th at 2:30pm, at the Studio Theater in the Pershing Square Signature Center located at 480 W 42nd St New York, NY 10036. (more...)

Tony Nominee Wilson Milam to Direct THE BEGGAR'S OPERA at UW School of Drama, 4/23-5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

Wilson Milam, a native of the Seattle area and a Tony-nominated director who has worked nationally and in the United Kingdom, returns to the Seattle area to lead a cast of nineteen UW School of Drama undergraduates in tackling Vaclav Havel's The Beggar's Opera. (more...)

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