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As sexual encounters and expectations of love fill the senses with hope of fulfillment, the next episode emerges. David Hare's adaptation of Arthur Schnitzler's once banned Reigen transfers the action from Vienna circa 1900 to present day. The audience voyeuristically experiences a provocative daisy chain of relationships. The episodes, teasing to satisfy, scrutinize sexual morals and class ideology of human mating rituals. These rituals resonate...as clearly today as they did a century ago.

It's Official! Michelle Williams to Star Opposite Alan Cumming in CABARET, Opening April 24 at Studio 54
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2013

Roundabout Theatre Company has officially announced that Oscar nominee Michelle Williams will star for the first time on Broadway as 'Sally Bowles' in its upcoming production of Cabaret. She will take the stage at Studio 54 alongside Alan Cumming as the Emcee, reprising the role that won him a Tony Award in 1998. (more...)

Chicago Playworks for Families and Young Audiences Presents: HANSEL & GRETEL, A Reimagined Classic for All Ages, 10/26-11/16
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2013

The Theatre School at DePaul University proudly presents HANSEL & GRETEL, by Moses Goldberg and directed by Ann Wakefield, as the first production of the 2013-2014 Chicago Playworks for Families and Young Audiences Series. This production opens Saturday, October 12, and runs through Saturday, November 16, 2013, at DePaul's historic Merle Reskin Theatre. Performances are Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at 10 AM, and Saturdays at 2 PM. A special Sunday performance (2 PM) will be held on October 27. There will be no Saturday performance on October 26. Friday performances are on November 1 and 15(10 AM). (more...)

Philly Orchestra, ONCE, Elvis Costello and More Set for Kimmel Center, Fall 2013
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2013

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts campus is waking to the sweet sounds of a robust Fall harvest of programming with a dynamic line-up of arts offering something for everyone. (more...)

Philly Orchestra, ONCE, Elvis Costello and More Set for Kimmel Center, Fall 2013
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2013

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts campus is waking to the sweet sounds of a robust Fall harvest of programming with a dynamic line-up of arts offering something for everyone. (more...)

Madeleine Peyroux to Play Merriam Theater, 10/25
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2013

After a successful debut performance at the Kimmel Center 's Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts 2013 XPN Welcomes singer- songwriter event, Madeleine Peyroux returns to make her debut at the Merriam Theater performing new works from recent album release, The Blue Room, on Friday, October 25 at 8 p.m. The Blue Room remained No. 1 on Itunes for over a month, and features the hit single, "Changing All Those Changes," with the genre-bending singer reimagining classic hits, in a repeat collaboration with longtime Peyroux producer Larry Klein. (more...)

Curious Theatre to Open RANCHO MIRAGE on Halloween
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2013

Curious Theatre Company, in association with the National New Play Network (NNPN), presents Steven Dietz's Rancho Mirage, directed by Artistic Company Member Christopher Leo. The production runs October 31 - December 7, 2013 at 1080 Acoma Street, Denver. The opening night is November 2, 2013, at 8 p.m. (more...)

GAME OF THRONES' Iain Glen to Star in FORTUNE'S FOOL at the Old Vic from Dec 6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2013

The Daily Mail writes that Iain Glen (Game of Thrones, Downton Abbey) will star with Richard McCabe in Ivan Turgenev's FORTUNE'S FOOL at the Old Vic, beginning December 6. The play, to be directed by Lucy Bailey, hasn't been seen on the London stage since it was written 150 years ago. Glen will play Kuzovkin, a poor man living in a Russian estate. (more...)

2013-14 Broadway Philadelphia Season Launches Philly Debut of ONCE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2013

ONCE, winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical and winner of the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, will play the Academy of Music for a limited engagement from tonight, October 29- Sunday, November 10. The press opening is tonight, October 29 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Chicago Playworks for Families and Young Audiences Presents: HANSEL & GRETEL, A Reimagined Classic for All Ages, 10/26-11/16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2013

The Theatre School at DePaul University proudly presents HANSEL & GRETEL, by Moses Goldberg and directed by Ann Wakefield, as the first production of the 2013-2014 Chicago Playworks for Families and Young Audiences Series. This production opens Today, October 12, and runs through Today, November 16, 2013, at DePaul's historic Merle Reskin Theatre. Performances are Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at 10 AM, and Todays at 2 PM. A special Sunday performance (2 PM) will be held on October 27. There will be no Today performance on October 26. Friday performances are on November 1 and 15(10 AM). (more...)

Madeleine Peyroux to Play Elisabeth Murdoch Hall, 4-5 March, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2013

Madeleine Peyroux will play Elisabeth Murdoch Hall at 7.30pm on Tuesday 4 & Wednesday 5 March 2014. Tickets: Premium $98 / A Reserve $88 ($78 concession) / B Reserve $78 ($68 concession) / C Reserve $68. (more...)

2013-14 Broadway Philadelphia Season to Launch Philly Debut of ONCE, 10/29
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2013

ONCE, winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical and winner of the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, will play the Academy of Music for a limited engagement from Tuesday, October 29- Sunday, November 10. The press opening is Tuesday, October 29 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Composer Phil Kline to Lead Chorus in UNSILENT NIGHT, 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2013

On Saturday, December 14, 2013 at 7:00pm, composer Phil Kline will lead a massive chorus of boomboxes from the West Village to the East Village in the 22ndannual holiday presentation of UNSILENT NIGHT. People gather at the arch in Washington Square Park, and less than an hour and mile later, end up inTompkins Square Park. (more...)

Gorilla Theater to Present Holiday Benefit Cabaret DREAMING OF A WHITE CHRISTMAS, Starring Katherine Michelle Tanner, 12/6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2013

Gorilla Theater to present holiday benefit cabaret, DREAMING OF A WHITE CHRISTMAS, to benefit Gorilla Theater and Unity of Tampa Friday, December 6, 8pm. Join award winning actress Katherine Michelle Tanner and award winning pianist Viktor Nikolov as they share the sounds of the holidays in Dreaming of a White Christmas. Audiences are warmed with classics they know and taken on an icy journey through winter with new music that ignites the spirit within. Love and joy are sure to be stirred in this wonderful family friendly event. (more...)

Chicago Playworks for Families and Young Audiences Presents: HANSEL & GRETEL, A Reimagined Classic for All Ages, 10/26-11/16
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2013

The Theatre School at DePaul University proudly presents HANSEL & GRETEL, by Moses Goldberg and directed by Ann Wakefield, as the first production of the 2013-2014 Chicago Playworks for Families and Young Audiences Series. This production opens Today, October 12, and runs through Today, November 16, 2013, at DePaul's historic Merle Reskin Theatre. Performances are Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at 10 AM, and Todays at 2 PM. A special Sunday performance (2 PM) will be held on October 27. There will be no Today performance on October 26. Friday performances are on November 1 and 15(10 AM). (more...)

Natalie Jenkins Named New General Manager of Black Swan
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2013

Black Swan State Theatre Company is pleased to announce the appointment of Natalie Jenkins as the Company's new General Manager and of Nicola Forrest to the Company's Board of Directors. (more...)

David Hare Adapts Katherine Boo's BEHIND THE BEAUTIFUL FOREVERS for National Theatre Stage; Set for Fall 2014?
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2013

According to the Daily Mail, the National Theatre will present David Hare's stage adaptation of Katherine Boo's non-fiction book Behind The Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity. The show is set to open in fall 2014, directed by Rufus Norris. Casting will begin next year. (more...)

Honeysuckle Weeks, Charity Wakefield and Alec Newman Star in THESE SHINING LIVES in Finsbury Park, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2013

Honeysuckle Weeks, Charity Wakefield and Alec Newman will star in Melanie Marnich's These Shining Lives, set to kick off the first season at the Park Theatre in Finsbury Park. Loveday Ingram will direct the show from tonight, May 8, with designs by Tim Shortall. The show runs through June 9, 2013. (more...)

American Stage Theatre Company Opens 7 HOMELESS MAMMOTHS WANDER NEW ENGLAND, 5/31
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2013

7 HOMELESS MAMMOTHS WANDER NEW ENGLAND is an area premiere in the Tampa Bay area. (more...)

Madeleine Peyroux Joins Art of Time Ensemble for SONGBOOK 7 Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2013

Art of Time Ensemble closes their 2012/13 season on a high note, welcoming world renowned jazz singer Madeleine Peyroux to the Enwave Theatre stage tonight, May 31 and June 1. (more...)

BWW Reviews: UCT Drama's LA RONDE Doesn't Quite Square the Circle
by David Fick - May 15, 2013

While everything does not quite come together in UCT Drama's production of LA RONDE, the production is still rewarding, with several moments in which the play springs vividly to life. (more...)

Madeleine Peyroux Joins Art of Time Ensemble for SONGBOOK 7, 5/31 & 6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2013

Art of Time Ensemble closes their 2012/13 season on a high note, welcoming world renowned jazz singer Madeleine Peyroux to the Enwave Theatre stage on May 31 and June 1. In Songbook 7, Peyroux steps outside her comfort zone to perform twelve handpicked songs from her favourite artists, including Billy Joel, Elvis Presley and George and Ira Gershwin. Due to the popularity of the concert, a new block of tickets for the almost sold-out performances was released Tuesday, April 30. (more...)

At the Helm! BWW Rounds Up This Season's Broadway Directors
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 9, 2014

Broadway stars might boast the biggest fan-bases, but without their directors, the vehicle driving their talents could easily swerve off the tracks. Keeping the runaway train at bay are season's bold Broadway 'conductors'. Scroll down to learn more about this season's intrepid and imaginative leaders! (more...)

THE LA RONDE PROJECT Runs at Stage 773, Now thru 4/15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2013

Street Tempo Theatre will present The La Ronde Project, three La Ronde based plays in repertory today, March 9 - Sunday, April 14 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont. The first of the three productions is the play that inspired it all - La Ronde. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at LabRats Theater's RISE AND FALL OF A TEENAGE CYBERQUEEN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2013

In the Rise and Fall of a Teenage Cyberqueen, a new play by Lindsay Joy Murphy, everyone in a small town is searching for something online. Love. Sex. Popularity. What they don't realize is the internet is a masquerade. Video cams play tricks with your eyes. Online chat rooms strip away anonymity. Self-deception is disguised as the truth. Inevitably, cyberspace exacts a price when people are no longer able to hide. (more...)

Emilia Clarke & Iain Glen In New GAME OF THRONES Clip
by Pat Cerasaro - Mar 20, 2013

Stage and screen crossover stars Emilia Clarke and Iain Glen re-team onscreen for Season Three of HBO's tentpole adult fantasy series Game of Thrones in a new clip just released. (more...)

WHBPAC to Welcome Madeleine Peyroux, 4/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

The sultry singer/songwriter Madeleine Peyroux will perform at the Westhampton beach Performing Arts Center on Saturday, April 12 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $75 - $95 and can be purchased online at www.whbpac.org. (more...)

Iain Grandage, Ilbijerri Theatre and Philip Rolfe Receive 2013 Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2013

Musician, composer and collaborator extraordinaire, Iain Grandage has taken out the 2013 Sidney Myer Performing Arts Individual Award ($50,000) while leading Indigenous theatre company, Ilbijerri, whose work is capturing national attention, has been recognised with the Group Award ($80,000). Philip Rolfe, producer, festival director, bureaucrat and cultural industry shape-shifter has been awarded the Facilitator's Prize ($20,000). (more...)

Madeleine Peyroux to Play Boulder Theater, 8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2013

Z2 Entertainment is proud to present Madeleine Peyroux at the Boulder Theater on Friday, August 2nd, 2013. Tickets go on sale Friday, June 14th at 10am for $30.00 general admission seated, $35.00 reserved and $45.00 gold circle. (more...)

Iain Glen Departs FORTUNE'S FOOL at Old Vic Due to Illness; William Houston Takes Over
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2014

Ivan Turgenev's FORTUNE'S FOOL, starring Iain Glen (Game of Thrones, Downton Abbey) and Richard McCabe, began performances at the Old Vic on December 6. Glen, who plays Kuzovkin in the play, just had to withdraw from the cast because of illness. (more...)

Jazz in Blue 2013 Announces Spanish Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2013

Tras el éxito de las dos anteriores giras Jazz in Blue por España, grandes artistas de jazz vuelven a España en 2013 para actuar en la tercera edición de este festival itinerante, en el que Jason Moran, Chuchito Valdés, Madeleine Peyroux y José James estarán desde febrero a mayo pisando escenarios de ciudades como Madrid, Barcelona, A Coruña, Valencia y San Sebastián. (more...)

First Lady Wears Reed Krakoff
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2013

The inauguration festivities are in full swing in Washington D.C. and everyone has been waiting and guessing as to what the First Lady, Michelle Obama, will wear to the ball tonight. Will she wear a long gown? Short? Which of the 15-plus American designer's creation will she choose? (more...)

Actors Theatre of Louisville Opens 37th Humana Festival with Sam Mark's THE DELLING SHORE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2013

The 37th Humana Festival of New American Plays, made possible by a generous grant from the Humana Foundation, opens with the world premiere of Sam Mark's The Delling Shore, directed by Actors Theatre's associate artistic director Meredith McDonough. The Delling Shore is playing in the Bingham Theatre and begins previews tonight, February 27, opens March 1 and runs through April 7. (more...)

First Look: Coldplay Debuts New 'Midnight' Video
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

First being reported at Billboard.com, Coldplay has released a new video for their song 'Midnight.' (more...)

Mockingbird Theatre to Present THE JUDAS KISS, 3/15-22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

The Judas Kiss is David Hare's poignant and moving portrait of Oscar Wilde's one-sided love for Lord Alfred Douglas - a love which proved to be his salvation and destroyer alike. Season: March 15 - March 22, 2014 - 8 PERFORMANCES ONLY. BOOK NOW (more...)

THE LA RONDE PROJECT Runs 3/9-4/15 at Stage 773
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2013

Street Tempo Theatre will present The La Ronde Project, three La Ronde based plays in repertory Sunday, March 9 - Sunday, April 14 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont. The first of the three productions is the play that inspired it all - La Ronde. (more...)

Actors Theatre of Louisville to Open 37th Humana Festival with Sam Mark's THE DELLING SHORE, 2/27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2013

The 37th Humana Festival of New American Plays, made possible by a generous grant from the Humana Foundation, opens with the world premiere of Sam Mark's The Delling Shore, directed by Actors Theatre's associate artistic director Meredith McDonough. The Delling Shore is playing in the Bingham Theatre and begins previews on February 27, opens March 1 and runs through April 7. Tickets are on sale now to the public and can be purchased at the Actors Theatre Box Office by calling 502-584-1205 or online at ActorsTheatre.org. The Delling Shore was developed, in part, with the assistance of the Sundance Institute Theatre Program. (more...)

Gorilla Theater to Present Holiday Benefit Cabaret DREAMING OF A WHITE CHRISTMAS, Starring Katherine Michelle Tanner, Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2013

Gorilla Theater to present holiday benefit cabaret, DREAMING OF A WHITE CHRISTMAS, to benefit Gorilla Theater and Unity of Tampa Today, December 6, 8pm. Join award winning actress Katherine Michelle Tanner and award winning pianist Viktor Nikolov as they share the sounds of the holidays in Dreaming of a White Christmas. Audiences are warmed with classics they know and taken on an icy journey through winter with new music that ignites the spirit within. Love and joy are sure to be stirred in this wonderful family friendly event. (more...)

NJ Rep to Present ADMIT ONE, 1/16-2/16
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2013

New Jersey Repertory Company is proud to present the world premiere of 'Admit One', a new comedy by Wendy Yondorf playing January 16 through February 16, 2014 at 179 Broadway in Long Branch. (more...)

GAME OF THRONES' Iain Glen Stars in FORTUNE'S FOOL at the Old Vic, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2013

Iain Glen (Game of Thrones, Downton Abbey) will star with Richard McCabe in Ivan Turgenev's FORTUNE'S FOOL at the Old Vic, beginning tonight, December 6. (more...)

Composer Phil Kline Leads Chorus in UNSILENT NIGHT Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2013

Tonight, December 14, 2013 at 7:00pm, composer Phil Kline will lead a massive chorus of boomboxes from the West Village to the East Village in the 22ndannual holiday presentation of UNSILENT NIGHT. People gather at the arch in Washington Square Park, and less than an hour and mile later, end up inTompkins Square Park. (more...)

NJ Rep to Present Premiere of New Comedy, ADMIT ONE January 16 - February 16
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2013

New Jersey Repertory Company will present the world premiere of 'Admit One', a new comedy by Wendy Yondorf playing January 16 through February 16, 2014 at 179 Broadway in Long Branch. (more...)

Tickets to TANGO FIRE & Fred Hammond and The United Tenors at Kimmel Center Now On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2013

Tickets to Tango Fire: Flames of Desire (Oct. 20), Fred Hammond and The United Tenors (Sept. 29) at the Kimel Center are now on sale it was announced today. Tickets to Madeleine Peyroux and The Idan Raichel Project will go on sale on August 20. (more...)

President Obama to Sit Down with PBS Following Anniversary Speech
by TV News Desk - Aug 28, 2013

President Barack Obama will sit down for an exclusive interview with PBS NewsHour's Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff following his speech commemorating the 50th anniversary of The March on Washington. (more...)

Madeleine Peyroux Plays Boulder Theater Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2013

Z2 Entertainment presents Madeleine Peyroux at the Boulder Theater tonight, August 2nd, 2013. (more...)

JACK WHITE Confirms Headline Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2014

Jack White has announced his first headline dates in support of his new album Lazaretto, out June 10th on Third Man Records/Columbia. The shows will be Jack's first since his ambitious 2012 world tour supporting the gold-certified, multiple-GRAMMY-nominated, international #1 Blunderbuss. (more...)

Jack White to Bring World Tour to Detroit's Fox Theatre, 7/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2014

Jack White has announced his first headline dates in support of his new album Lazaretto, out June 10th on Third Man Records/Columbia, including a stop at the Fox Theatre on Monday, July 28 at 8 p.m. White will be joined by special guest Benjamin Booker. The tour will be Jack's first since his ambitious 2012 world tour supporting the gold-certified, multiple-GRAMMY-nominated, international #1 Blunderbuss. (more...)

Actors Theatre of Louisville to Open 37th Humana Festival with Sam Mark's THE DELLING SHORE, 2/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2013

The 37th Humana Festival of New American Plays, made possible by a generous grant from the Humana Foundation, opens with the world premiere of Sam Mark's The Delling Shore, directed by Actors Theatre's associate artistic director Meredith McDonough. The Delling Shore is playing in the Bingham Theatre and begins previews on February 27, opens March 1 and runs through April 7. Tickets are on sale now to the public and can be purchased at the Actors Theatre Box Office by calling 502-584-1205 or online at ActorsTheatre.org. The Delling Shore was developed, in part, with the assistance of the Sundance Institute Theatre Program. (more...)

Honeysuckle Weeks, Charity Wakefield and Alec Newman to Star in THESE SHINING LIVES in Finsbury Park from May 8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2013

According to the Daily Mail, Honeysuckle Weeks, Charity Wakefield and Alec Newman will star in Melanie Marnich's These Shining Lives, set to kick off the first season at the Park Theatre in Finsbury Park. Loveday Ingram will direct the show from May 8, with designs by Tim Shortall. The show runs through June 9, 2013. (more...)

COLDPLAY Announce Six-City International Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

COLDPLAY announced a six-city international tour on the band's official Facebook page this morning. The tour will include performances at New York's Beacon Theatre on May 5 as well as Royce Hall in Los Angeles on May 19th. (more...)

Ray Charles and Ella Fitzgerald Featured in 'The Jazz Fest Show' Photo Exhibit
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

Celebrating the arrival of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, the Angela King Gallery will present "The Jazz Fest Show" an exhibit by award-winning New Orleans photographer Steven Forster. Forster will show 15 archival black and white photos from his vault, including iconic images of: (more...)

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