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

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Gina McKee Joins Martin Freeman In Cast Of RICHARD IIIGina McKee Joins Martin Freeman In Cast Of RICHARD III
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

Gina McKee (Di & Viv & Rose, King Lear, Ivanov, Our Friends In The North, Notting Hill) will play Queen Elizabeth, alongside the previously announced Martin Freeman (Clybourne Park, The Hobbit, Sherlock, Fargo) as Richard III in Jamie Lloyd's first production of his second season at Trafalgar Transformed, Richard III, running from 1 July to 27 September, with press night on 8 July. (more...)

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

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

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Now Playing Onstage in Kansas City - Week of 5/04/2014Now Playing Onstage in Kansas City - Week of 5/04/2014
by BWW - May 4, 2014

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Clarke Peters, Jasper Britton and More Set for Hampstead Theatre's RACE, Beg. TonightClarke 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...)

THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE To Run At Rose Theatre For Christmas 2014THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE To Run At Rose Theatre For Christmas 2014
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

Today the Rose Theatre Kingston announces its Christmas production for 2014 - The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. The Rose's Director of Learning and Participation, Ciaran McConville, directs Theresa Heskins' adaptation of CS Lewis' masterpiece. (more...)

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

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Barrington Stage Names Joshua Bergasse, Gretchen Egolf, Jeff McCarthy and John Rando Associate ArtistsBarrington 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 3/03/2013Now Playing Onstage in Casper - Week of 3/03/2013
by BWW - Mar 3, 2013

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

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Belgrade and Arcola Theatres to Present SONS WITHOUT FATHERS Chekhov Adaptation, April-June 2013Belgrade 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, 2/23-3/17Kneehigh 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 6/09/2013Now 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 6/23/2013Now 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 6/16/2013Now 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 7/07/2013Now 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 7/14/2013Now 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, 1/28-2/1Theatre @ 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...)

Theatre @ York to Present THE BEGGAR's OPERA, 1/28-2/1Theatre @ 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 Casper - Week of 2/24/2013Now Playing Onstage in Casper - Week of 2/24/2013
by BWW - Feb 24, 2013

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

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Kneehigh Returns to St. Ann's Warehouse with THE WILD BRIDE, Now thru 3/17Kneehigh 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 UniversityBWW 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...)

Clive Wood, Eve Best Take Title Roles In ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA At The Globe. From May 17Clive Wood, Eve Best Take Title Roles In ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA At The Globe. From May 17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2014

Shakespeare's Globe is delighted to announce full casting for Jonathan Munby's Antony & Cleopatra. Clive Wood will take the role of Marc Antony and Eve Best will play the alluringly ambiguous Cleopatra. The production also stars Jolyon Coy as Octavius Caesar, Phil Daniels as Enobarbus and Sirine Saba as Charmian. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 4/06/2014Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 4/06/2014
by BWW - Apr 6, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 4/06/2014Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 4/06/2014
by BWW - Apr 6, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 4/06/2014Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 4/06/2014
by BWW - Apr 6, 2014

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Stephen Campbell Moore, Claudie Blakley and More Lead CHIMERICA - Full Cast Announced!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 4/28/2013Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 4/28/2013
by BWW - Apr 28, 2013

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

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Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 4/27/2014Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 4/27/2014
by BWW - Apr 27, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Kansas City - Week of 4/27/2014Now Playing Onstage in Kansas City - Week of 4/27/2014
by BWW - Apr 27, 2014

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Tony Nominee Wilson Milam Directs THE BEGGAR'S OPERA at UW School of Drama, Now thru 5/4Tony Nominee Wilson Milam Directs THE BEGGAR'S OPERA at UW School of Drama, Now thru 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 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...)

Carteret And More Announced For SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE, Opening JulyCarteret 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...)

MEGA STAGE TUBE: Happy Birthday to Patti LuPone!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 4/21/2013Now 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 4/21/2013Now 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 4/21/2013Now Playing Onstage in Vermont - Week of 4/21/2013
by BWW - Apr 21, 2013

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Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 4/20/2014Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 4/20/2014
by BWW - Apr 20, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Kansas City - Week of 4/20/2014Now Playing Onstage in Kansas City - Week of 4/20/2014
by BWW - Apr 20, 2014

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BWW Reviews: Dawson College Presents A CHORUS OF DISAPPROVAL Through April 27BWW 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 MoreFull 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!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 4/14/2013Now Playing Onstage in Miami - Week of 4/14/2013
by BWW - Apr 14, 2013

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Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 4/13/2014Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 4/13/2014
by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 4/13/2014Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 4/13/2014
by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

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Belgrade and Arcola Theatres Presents SONS WITHOUT FATHERS Chekhov Adaptation, April-June 2013Belgrade 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, 5/2-5Columbia 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, 4/23-5/4Tony 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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