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Cort Theatre (New York, NY)
138 West 48th St.

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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.


Photo Flash: First Look at Rehearsal Photos of YOUNG CHEKHOV at Chichester Festival Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2015

The first pictures are released today for a major new season of Anton Chekhov's early works at Chichester Festival Theatre. Newly adapted by David Hare and directed by Jonathan Kent, the productions present a unique theatrical event which will see a repertory cast of 23 actors performing 50 parts in Platonov, Ivanov and The Seagull. For the first time ever on this scale audiences will be given the opportunity to see all three shows in close proximity performed by the same group and with the same creative team.  Check out the rehearsal photos below! (more...)

Bill Camp, Jim Norton, Tavi Gevinson and More Join Broadway's THE CRUCIBLE; Full Cast, Theater Set!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2015

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Arthur Miller's THE CRUCIBLE will return to Broadway at the Walter Kerr Theatre (219 West 48th Street) this spring. Bill Camp (as Reverend John Hale), Jim Norton (as Giles Corey), Tavi Gevinson (as Mary Warren), and Jason Butler Harner (as Reverend Samuel Parris) are among those who will join previously announced stars Ben Whishaw (as John Proctor), Sophie Okonedo (as Elizabeth Proctor), Saoirse Ronan (as Abigail Williams), and Ciaran Hinds (as Deputy-Governor Danforth). (more...)

Natalie Venetia Belcon, Rick Holmes, Amy Spanger & Allison Case Join Company of MATILDA Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2015

Beginning September 8, the Tony Award-winning Broadway hit MATILDA THE MUSICAL will welcome Natalie Venetia Belcon as Mrs. Phelps, Allison Case as Miss Honey, Rick Holmes as Mr. Wormwood, and Amy Spanger as Mrs. Wormwood. They join a principal cast that features Christopher Sieber as Miss Trunchbull, and the four girls sharing the title role: Mattea Conforti, Rileigh McDonald, Mimi Ryder, and Alexandra Vlachos. (more...)

Annenberg Center Live to Open Dance Season with Urban Bush Women, 10/22-24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2015

Annenberg Center Live opens its dance season with four performances from Urban Bush Women. This legendary all-female dance troupe performs October 22-24 as part of Dance @ Annenberg Center Live and the Annenberg Center's African Roots, American Voices programming series. Tickets cost $20 - $50.  Tickets are available online at AnnenbergCenter.org or by phone at 215.898.3900. The Annenberg Center is located at 3680 Walnut Street. (more...)

Nicole Kidman Chats Science Legacy, PHOTOGRAPH 51 and Possible Broadway Run?
by Jessica Khan - Sep 3, 2015

Nicole Kidman recently spoke with the Daily Mail during her third week ('which is apparently the toughest,' she says) of rehearsals for her role as DNA pioneer Rosalind Franklin in Anna Ziegler's PHOTOGRAPH 51, beginning performances with Michael Grandage Company this weekend on 5 September. The play opens at the Noel Coward Theatre on 14 September and runs until 21 November. And Kidman is already hoping her schedule will allow her to bring the show to Broadway! (more...)

Nicole Kidman, Michael Grandage to Take PHOTOGRAPH 51 to the Big Screen?
by Jessica Khan - Sep 17, 2015

After earning rave reviews for her portrayal of DNA pioneer Rosalind Franklin in Anna Ziegler's new West End play PHOTOGRAPH 51, Nicole Kidman is in talks with Michael Grandage to bring the project to the silver screen. (more...)

Stuart Thompson & David Turner Partnering for New Broadway Management Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2015

After having worked together for over 7 years, Stuart Thompson and David Turner are forming a new general management company, Thompson Turner Productions, which will have King Charles III as its first Broadway credit and will continue to be a general management company for Broadway and touring shows.  Thompson will continue to produce under the umbrella of Stuart Thompson Productions. (more...)

Review Roundup: PHOTOGRAPH 51, Starring Nicole Kidman, Opens in London
by Review Roundups - Sep 14, 2015

The Michael Grandage Company presents the UK premiere of Anna Ziegler's PHOTOGRAPH 51, opening tonight 14 September at the Noel Coward Theatre and running until 21 November. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Nicole Kidman Leads PHOTOGRAPH 51, Opening Tonight in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2015

The Michael Grandage Company presents the UK premiere of Anna Ziegler's Photograph 51. Nicole Kidman who leads the company as Rosalind Franklin is joined by Will Attenborough (James Watson), Edward Bennett (Francis Crick), Stephen Campbell Moore (Maurice Wilkins), Patrick Kennedy (Don Caspar) and Joshua Silver (Ray Gosling). Photograph 51 opens at the Noel Coward Theatre tonight 14 September, with previews from 5 September, and runs until 21 November. (more...)

Nicole Kidman Set for Guest Starring Role on FOX's EMPIRE?
by TV News Desk - Oct 5, 2015

EMPIRE scribe Lee Daniels spoke to actress Nicole Kidman and hints that the actress may be the next big name to make a guest appearance on the hit FOX drama. (more...)

Annenberg Center Live Opens Dance Season with Urban Bush Women This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2015

Annenberg Center Live opens its dance season with four performances from Urban Bush Women. This legendary all-female dance troupe performs this weekend, October 22-24 as part of Dance @ Annenberg Center Live and the Annenberg Center's African Roots, American Voices programming series. Tickets cost $20 - $50.  Tickets are available online at AnnenbergCenter.org or by phone at 215.898.3900. The Annenberg Center is located at 3680 Walnut Street. (more...)

Amphibian Stage Productions to Host DAEDALUS Staged Reading
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2015

Amphibian Stage Productions (Kathleen Culebro, Artistic Director) has announced the creative team for its third developmental staged reading of the 2015 season, Daedalus by David Davalos. (more...)

Eric Carle's Books Head Off-Broadway in THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR SHOW This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2015

Acclaimed children's author and illustrator, Eric Carle has delighted three generations of readers with his books featuring his distinctive collage art and iconic characters. His most famous book THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR which was first published in 1969, has sold more than 41 million copies worldwide. THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR SHOW will begin performances on January 30, and will celebrate its opening on Sunday, February 7, with an initial run through March 27, 2016 at the 47th Street Theatre (304 W 47th St.). (more...)

Nicole Kidman Hopes to Bring PHOTOGRAPH 51 to Australia, New York and the Big Screen
by Reilly Hickey - Nov 20, 2015

According to the Dailymail, at a post-show Q&A, Kidman said she hopes to bring Photograph 51 to Australia and New York as well as make a film version. (more...)

BWW Reviews: ROSLYN KIND Returns To 54 Below With Another Sold-Out Show That Is Simply Sublime
by John Hoglund - May 5, 2015

After a 20-year absence from Manhattan cabaret, Roslyn Kind resurfaced last year with a sold out run at 54 Below. The show was a hit and audiences so adored her, she probably could have extended a month. At the time, she was fresh off a world tour that that began at Brooklyn's Barclays Center and famously included her nephew Jason Gould, acclaimed jazz trumpeter Chris Botti, and half sister Barbra Streisand with whom she sang some duets. The Brooklyn native returned to 54 Below for the first three days in May and again her show was a hit under the masterful direction of Broadway's Richard Jay-Alexander (more...)

Third Man Records Presents Newest 'Live At Third Man Records' Releases
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

Live records. We love them. Why? Maybe it's because Blue Room is the most magical place we've ever seen a show. (more...)

BWW Review: PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE AN ENCHANTING WALK DOWN MEMORY LANE at Sydney Opera House
by Brodie Paparella - May 2, 2016

When the theatre-going Sydneysider is hunting for a story unlike any other, set amongst the most powerful of creatures and the most notable moments in modern history, told with passion and humour and dulcet sublimity, where else but the White House?! (more...)

David Hare's SKYLIGHT Opens in June at MTC
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

David Hare's contemporary classic Skylight returns to Melbourne Theatre Company's stage 20 years after its Australian premiere. Led by newly appointed MTC Associate Director Dean Bryant (I'll Eat You Last, Next to Normal), Skylight opens on Thursday 23 June at Southbank Theatre, The Sumner.  (more...)

Bid On Signed Prints from 'On Broadway: From Rent to Revolution,' Support BC/EFA
by Michael Dale - May 13, 2016

The just-released book features classic Broadway poster art and never-before-published preliminary posters (more...)

GOOD PLAY CLUB to Launch This Month at The Blue Room Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

GOOD PLAY CLUB, presented by Black Swan State Theatre Company and The Blue Room Theatre invites Perth theatremakers, professional and emerging writers to come together and stand on the shoulders of giants. (more...)

OUR AMERICAN COUSIN to Play Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2015

In a production commissioned by the Finborough Theatre, Our American Cousin is the play that President Abraham Lincoln was watching when he was assassinated at Ford's Theatre, Washington DC, on 14 April 1865 - exactly 150 years ago. The first London production in more than a century opens at the Finborough Theatre for a limited run of nine Sunday and Monday evening and Tuesday matinee performances from Sunday, 29 March 2015 (Press Night: Monday, 30 March 2015 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Cabrillo Festival to Celebrate Marin Alsop's 25th & Final Season in August
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music, America's longest running festival dedicated to new music for orchestra, is pleased to announce programming for its 54th season. The Festival celebrates Music Director and Conductor Marin Alsop's 25th Anniversary year, and her final with the Cabrillo Festival. (more...)

David Hare: Artistic Directors Confuse 'What Is Popular With What Is Good'
by Michael Dale - Mar 24, 2016

In a recent speech at the Festival at Hampstead Theatre, the 68-year-old playwright calls for younger, cutting edge writers to be encouraged. (more...)

Audra McDonald, George C. Wolfe and Savion Glover Team for New Musical 'SHUFFLE ALONG'; Coming to Broadway Next Spring!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2015

Next spring, Tony Award winners Audra McDonald, George C. Wolfe, and Savion Glover will team up to collaborate on SHUFFLE ALONG, Or, The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed, a musical about the events that led to the creation of the groundbreaking Eubie Blake-Noble Sissle musical Shuffle Along. Starring Audra McDonald as the 1920's star Lottie Gee, directed by George C. Wolfe -- with a book written by Wolfe -- and choreographed by Savion Glover, the musical marks the first time that the writer/director and choreographer will have worked together since their 1996 hit Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk. Previews will begin Monday, March 14, 2016. Opening night is Thursday, April 21, 2016 at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street). (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 6/24/2015 - A NEW BRAIN, BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jun 24, 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: Jonathan Groff is looking for A NEW BRAIN, BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM hits the London stage running and more! (more...)

BWW Reviews: ADELAIDE CABARET FESTIVAL 2015: PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE Brings Presidential Concerts To Adelaide
by Barry Lenny - Jun 13, 2015

Harper Clements looks back over her forty years, working in the White House. (more...)

Young Vic's Acclaimed Revival of A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE Will Bow on Broadway This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

Direct from two completely sold-out engagements in London, producers Scott Rudin and Lincoln Center Theater will bring the Young Vic's critically-acclaimed production of Arthur Miller's A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE to Broadway this fall.  The production, which swept the 2015 Olivier Awards — winning for Best Revival, Best Director, and Best Actor (Mark Strong) —will begin previews Wednesday evening, October 21 and open on Thursday, November 12 at the Lyceum Theatre, 149 West 45 Street.  A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE will play an 18-week limited engagement through Sunday, February 21, 2016. (more...)

F*CKING MEN Returning to King's Head Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2015

The King's Head are very proud to announce that F*cking Men, Joe DiPietro's serio-comic contemporary adaptation of Arthur Schnitzler's La Ronde set within the gay subculture of a big city, will be playing at the King's Head in August. (more...)

Will Attenborough, Patrick Kennedy & More Will Join Nicole Kidman in PHOTOGRAPH 51
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

The Michael Grandage Company today announces the full company for the UK premiere of Anna Ziegler's Photograph 51. Nicole Kidman who leads the company as Rosalind Franklin is joined by Will Attenborough (James Watson), Edward Bennett (Francis Crick), Stephen Campbell Moore (Maurice Wilkins), Patrick Kennedy (Don Caspar) and Joshua Silver (Ray Gosling). Photograph 51 opens at the Noel Coward Theatre on 14 September, with previews from 5 September, and runs until 21 November. (more...)

Michele Ragusa to Return to Kleinhans Music Hall in Buffalo, 4/22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2016

BUFFALO, NY -- Kleinhans Music Hall welcomes back Buffalo native and Broadway star Michele Ragusa on Friday, April 22 for an evening of music and storytelling about growing up in Buffalo to starring on Broadway. The program will feature Michele in a range of musical selections, from standards and Garland, to classic and modern Broadway tunes.  (more...)

HANGMEN Recoups in Under Six Weeks
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

Producers Robert Fox, Matthew Byam Shaw for Playful Productions and Royal Court Theatre Productions have revealed that Matthew Dunster's production of Martin McDonagh's Hangmen has recouped in under six weeks. The news comes as the production is announced the winner of the Critic's Circle 'Best New Play' and 'Best Design' Awards today. Following a sell out run at the Royal Court Theatre, Matthew Dunster's production of Martin McDonagh'sHangmen transferred to the West End for a strictly limited season in December and must end on 5 March. (more...)

Tickets to JUDAS KISS with Rupert Everett in Toronto on Sale Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

David Mirvish will present Rupert Everett starring in the North American premiere of Neil Armfield's production of David Hare's The Judas Kiss. This production began at London's Hampstead Theatre in 2012, where it received unanimous raves and broke the theatre's box office record. Due to popular demand, it transferred to London's West End, where it also had a brilliant engagement. (more...)

THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR SHOW Extends Through April Off-Broadway
by BroadwayWorld JR - Feb 25, 2016

Due to popular demand, the critically acclaimed, sold-out family show, The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show will extend its run at the 47th Street Theatre (304 W 47th St.) through April 17, 2016, originally slated to close on March 27. (more...)

Rachel Weisz Will Return to the Stage in Revival of David Hare's PLENTY at The Public; David Leveaux to Direct
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2016

The Public Theater announced today that David Hare's PLENTY will receuve its first major New York revival as part of The Public's 2016-17 season. Directed by five-time Tony Award nominee David Leveaux and featuring Academy and Olivier Award winner Rachel Weisz, the award-winning post-World War II drama about a former secret agent first premiered at The Public in 1982 and then transferred to Broadway in 1983 to receive a Tony nomination for Best Play. (more...)

CoHo to Present New Adaptation of THE YELLOW WALLPAPER This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2015

CoHo Productions' 20th Season continues with a new stage adaptation of Charlotte Perkins Gilman's THE YELLOW WALLPAPER, one of the most important American short stories of the 19th century. This world premiere production will integrate expressionistic audio, visual and movement interludes with the haunting literary text. Sue Mach's adaptation, conceived by Grace Carter and directed by Philip Cuomo, features Carter, Chris Harder and Christy Bigelow. The production runs January 13 - February 6, 2016. (more...)

PFP Sets DESIGN FOR LIVING Cast
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2015

From 1930's bohemian Paris to the dizzying heights of Manhattan society, a tempestuous love triangle unravels between a vivacious interior designer, Gilda, playwright Leo and artist Otto - three people unashamedly and passionately in love with each other. (more...)

OR, by Liz Duffy Adams to Play Imago Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2015

Third Rail presents OR, by Liz Duffy Adams, Sep 18 - Oct 10, 2015, Wednesday-Saturday at 7:30pm, Sunday at 2pm. Location: Imago Theatre, 17 SE 8th Ave. Portland, OR 97214 Tickets Available: By phone at 503-235-1101 or online at thirdrailrep.org. Prices: Single tickets $24 - $47 (plus online service fees). Admission included for Third Rail Members (monthly fee of $29.33). (more...)

Natalie Venetia Belcon, Rick Holmes, Amy Spanger & Allison Case to Join Company of MATILDA!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Beginning September 8, the Tony Award-winning Broadway hit MATILDA THE MUSICAL will welcome Natalie Venetia Belcon as Mrs. Phelps, Allison Case as Miss Honey, Rick Holmes as Mr. Wormwood, and Amy Spanger as Mrs. Wormwood. They join a principal cast that features Christopher Sieber as Miss Trunchbull, and the four girls sharing the title role: Mattea Conforti, Rileigh McDonald, Mimi Ryder, and Alexandra Vlachos. (more...)

F*CKING MEN Extends Through September at The King's Head
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

The King's Head are very proud to announce that their 5-star "fan-f*cking-tastic" (CultureFly) production of F*cking Men, Joe DiPietro's serio-comic contemporary adaptation of Arthur Schnitzler's La Ronde set within the gay subculture of a big city, will be extending its run at the King's Head through September. (more...)

Los Angeles New Court Theatre to Stage ORPHANS, 4/17-26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2015

The Los Angeles New Court Theatre proudly presents... ORPHANS by Lyle Kessler. Directed by Samson Kohanski and starring Matthew Grondin, Nathan Burkart and Warren Davis (more...)

MTC's NORTH BY NORTHWEST Begins in June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2015

Melbourne Theatre Company, in collaboration with Kay + McLean Productions, presents the theatrical spectacular North by Northwest. Adapted by Carolyn Burns and directed by MTC luminary Simon Phillips, this stunning stage adaptation of Alfred Hitchcock's infamous spy thriller stars Matt Day as man-on-the-run, Roger O. Thornhill, and Amber McMahon as the cool blonde, Eve Kendall. This world premiere production opens on Thursday 4 June at Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse. (more...)

THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR SHOW Extends Again Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Recently nominated for a coveted Drama Desk Award and The Off-Broadway Alliance Award, the producers of the critically acclaimed, sold-out family show, THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR SHOW will offer a new block of tickets beginning June 11, 2016. (more...)

Director Sam Mendes to Head 73rd Venice International Film Festival Jury
by Movies News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

British director Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Road to Perdition, Skyfall, Spectre) will be the president of the International Jury of the Competition at the 73rd Venice International Film Festival (more...)

Lost and Found Productions to Present THE BLUE ROOM
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

Lost and Found Productions presents David Hare's The Blue Room. Performances will be May 13 through 22, 2016 with shows Friday through Sunday at 7:30 PM. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Group rates available for groups of 6 or more in advance only. There will be a pay-what-you-can preview performance on Thursday, May 12. All performances at The Bug Theatre: 3654 Navajo Street in Denver. Tickets are available online at www.lostandfoundproductions.net. (more...)

2016 NY PHIL BIENNIAL Announces Webcasts, Broadcasts, and Recordings
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

A range of performances and events from the 2016 NY PHIL BIENNIAL will be made available through live video webcasts, live audio streams, and on-demand video and audio, several in partnership with WQXR's Q2 Music, which will also feature a 24-hour biennial marathon on May 24. Biennial highlights will later be featured on a radio broadcast on WFMT's Relevant Tones with Seth Boustead, and on a release of biennial highlights on the Philharmonic's digital recording series Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic: 2015-16 Season. (more...)

Nicole Kidman to Return to the West End in Anna Ziegler's PHOTOGRAPH 51
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

The Michael Grandage Company today announce the UK premiere of Anna Ziegler's Photograph 51, with Academy award-winning actress Nicole Kidman as Rosalind Franklin. (more...)

Official: GROUNDHOG DAY Musical to Cast Broadway Shadow in 2017!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

Director Matthew Warchus, composer and lyricist Tim Minchin, choreographer Peter Darling, and designer Rob Howell, four of the creators of the international musical sensation Matilda, The Musical, have joined forces with writer Danny Rubin to collaborate on a new musical based on the 1993 hit film GROUNDHOG DAY, scheduled to begin previews Monday, January 23, 2017 and open on Broadway on Thursday, March 9, 2017. (more...)

Los Angeles New Court Theatre Stages ORPHANS, Now thru 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2015

The Los Angeles New Court Theatre proudly presents... ORPHANS by Lyle Kessler. Directed by Samson Kohanski and starring Matthew Grondin, Nathan Burkart and Warren Davis (more...)

New York Live Arts Kicks Of Spring 2015 LIVE IDEAS Festival Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2015

New York Live Arts recently announced the schedule of its third annual Live Ideas festival, S K Y - Force and Wisdom in America Today, taking place today, April 15 - 19, 2015. (more...)

Anna Ziegler's PHOTOGRAPH 51, Starring Nicole Kidman, to Open on Broadway Later This Year?
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

Nicole Kidman could be on the brink of a Broadway return. (more...)

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