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Theatre Royal, Drury Lane (London, )
Catherine Street London WC2B 5JB
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Based on the play "The Comedy of Errors" by William Shakespeare

Ashlie Atkinson and Francisco Pryor Garat Join The New Group's STEVE; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2015

The New Group has announced complete casting for the world premiere of STEVE, a new play by Mark Gerrard.  Directed by Cynthia Nixon, this production features Ashlie Atkinson and Francisco Pryor Garat, and as announced, Mario Cantone, Jerry Dixon, Malcolm Gets and Matt McGrath. A limited Off-Broadway engagement plays November 3 - December 27 at The Pershing Square Signature Center (The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street), with Official Opening Night set for Wednesday, November 18. (more...)

Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company to Stage THE TWENTY-SEVENTH MAN, 10/17-11/8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2015

Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company (MJTC) is pleased to announce the opening of The Twenty-Seventh Man, a new work by Nathan Englander. This regional premiere runs from October 17 - November 8 at MJTC's theater home in the Highland Park Community Center, 1978 Ford Parkway, St. Paul, MN 55116. (more...)

Duke Lafoon Stars as 'George Bailey' in Goodspeed's A WONDERFUL LIFE, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2015

Grammy and Emmy Award-winner Joe Raposo and Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner Sheldon Harnick's uplifting musical A WONDERFUL LIFE reminds us how one person's life can touch that of so many others. Based on the beloved 1946 holiday movie classic, this charming musical is sure to inspire and entertain. A WONDERFUL LIFE will run tonight, September 18, through November 29 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Official Press Opening will be October 14, 2015. (more...)

ACTT Grads to Display Work in 6 New Plays This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2015

This Spring, an unprecedented number of students graduating from The Actors College of Theatre & Television (ACTT) with Advanced Diplomas in acting will bring their hard work and commitment to the fore across a series of 6 diverse plays, staged in two flourishing Sydney theatres - Belvoir Theatre and the Bondi Pavilion. (more...)

Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID Returns to Hobby Center This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2015

Dive on in with the dazzling cast of Theatre Under The Star's production of Disney's The Little Mermaid!  Back by popular demand, this fun-filled, timeless tale will play for a limited run this weekend, September 10 - 13 at The Hobby Center for the Performing Arts! (more...)

Lea DeLaria Performs Songs from New Album HOUSE OF DAVID at Smoke Jazz Club This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2015

LEA DeLARIA will perform selections from her innovative new album, House of David: delaria + bowie = jazz - which boldly reexamines the work of music icon David Bowie - in a series of concerts at Smoke Jazz Club (2751 Broadway at 106th Street). The shows are Wednesday nights, tonight, October 7, and October 21, November 4 and November 25 at 11:30 PM. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Read an Excerpt from Michael Riedel's New Book- RAZZLE DAZZLE: THE BATTLE FOR BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2015

Michael Riedel, Broadway's most respected (and feared) commentator pulls back the curtain on its stars, its producers, and its mega-hits to reveal all the shocking drama, intrigue, and power plays that happened off stage in his new memoir, Razzle Dazzle (available today; Simon & Schuster; US $27.00). CLICK HERE to order today. (more...)

Goodspeed Announces Week-Long Extension for A WONDERFUL LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2015

Grammy and Emmy Award-winner Joe Raposo and Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner Sheldon Harnick's uplifting musical A WONDERFUL LIFE reminds us how one person's life can touch that of so many others. Based on the beloved 1946 holiday movie classic, this charming musical is sure to inspire and entertain. Just announced, A WONDERFUL LIFE will now play eight additional performances through Sunday, December 6, 2015 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. (more...)

Original Broadway Kids of A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL to Reunite at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2015

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents the original Broadway kids of A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL in THE KIDS FROM A CHRISTMAS STORY on Monday November 2, 2015 at 7:00pm. (more...)

Lea DeLaria to Perform Songs from New Album HOUSE OF DAVID at Smoke Jazz Club, 10/7-11/25
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2015

LEA DeLARIA will perform selections from her innovative new album, House of David: delaria + bowie = jazz - which boldly reexamines the work of music icon David Bowie - in a series of concerts at Smoke Jazz Club (2751 Broadway at 106th Street). The shows are Wednesday nights, October 7, October 21, November 4 and November 25 at 11:30 PM. Tickets are $12 with an additional $20 minimum. She will be joined by Lucas Pino on saxophone, Alex Goodman on guitar, Dylan Shamat on bass and Aaron Kimmel on drums. Tickets are available here. (more...)

Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company Stages THE TWENTY-SEVENTH MAN, Now thru 11/8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2015

Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company (MJTC) is pleased to announce the opening of The Twenty-Seventh Man, a new work by Nathan Englander. This regional premiere runs from tonight, October 17, through November 8 at MJTC's theater home in the Highland Park Community Center, 1978 Ford Parkway, St. Paul, MN 55116. (more...)

Samantha Spiro Joins Jim Broadbent in A CHRISTMAS CAROL at the Noel Coward This Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2015

According to the Daily Mail, Olivier winner Samantha Spiro will join Jim Broadbent (as Scrooge) in a new version of A CHRISTMAS CAROL, adapted by Patrick Barlow from Charles Dickens' classic story of greed, grief, ghoulish ghosts and eleventh-hour redemption. (more...)

A WONDERFUL LIFE, with Duke Lafoon, Brings Holiday Classic to Goodspeed Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

Grammy and Emmy Award-winner Joe Raposo and Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner Sheldon Harnick's uplifting musical A WONDERFUL LIFE reminds us how one person's life can touch that of so many others. Based on the beloved 1946 holiday movie classic, this charming musical is sure to inspire and entertain. A WONDERFUL LIFE is currently running through November 29 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. The official press opening is tonight, October 14, 2015. (more...)

Audra McDonald, Lea DeLaria, and More Join Seth Rudetsky at Parker Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2015

Tickets go on sale November 13 for the Broadway Concert Series at Parker Playhouse, produced by Mark Cortale and curated by Sirius XM satellite radio Broadway channel host Seth Rudetsky, that will delight musical theater lovers with a format featuring evenings of witty banter, intimate behind-the-scenes stories and incredible singing. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE- MATILDA's Christopher Sieber!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Nov 8, 2015

Welcome to BWW's exclusive talk show, BACKSTAGE WITH Richard Ridge. Follow Richard as he visits the theater's best and brightest in their dressing rooms, on their stages and at their favorite hang outs to talk about their lives, careers and all of the things you don't know, but want to know. In the special interview below, Richard welcomes current star of MATILDA, Christopher Sieber. Watch as they discuss how things are going at the Shubert Theatre, how he has injured himself during almost every Broadway gig, and so much more! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 7, 2015
by - Nov 7, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 7 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

The New Group's STEVE Begins Performances Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

The New Group presents the world premiere of STEVE, a new play by Mark Gerrard. Directed by Cynthia Nixon, this production features Ashlie Atkinson and Francisco Pryor Garat, and as announced, Mario Cantone, Jerry Dixon, Malcolm Gets and Matt McGrath. A limited Off-Broadway engagement plays tonight, November 3, through December 27 at The Pershing Square Signature Center (The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street), with Official Opening Night set for Wednesday, November 18. (more...)

Matt Scott Steps in for Josh Franklin in Goodspeed's A WONDERFUL LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2015

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Broadway's Matt Scott, who was last seen by Goodspeed audiences in the 2013 production of SNAPSHOTS at The Norma Terris Theatre, will assume the role of 'Sam Wainwright' for the remainder of the run of A WONDERFUL LIFE at Goodspeed Opera House through December 6th. (more...)

The New Group's STEVE, Directed by Cynthia Nixon, Opens Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2015

The New Group presents the world premiere of STEVE, a new play by Mark Gerrard. Directed by Cynthia Nixon, this production features Ashlie Atkinson and Francisco Pryor Garat, and as announced, Mario Cantone, Jerry Dixon, Malcolm Gets and Matt McGrath. A limited Off-Broadway engagement plays now through December 27 at The Pershing Square Signature Center (The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street), with Official Opening Night set for tonight, November 18. (more...)

Broadway Love Story: The Tale of Rebecca Luker & Danny Burstein
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2016

Whether you consider it more of a reason for being alive, a way to measure the year, or proof of an enchanted evening, love is everywhere on Broadway...including offstage. In this first edition of Broadway Love Story, fall hard for FIDDLER ON THE ROOF's Danny Burstein and FUN HOME's Rebecca Luker, who explain their personal joys and trials of being a couple in the Broadway spotlight. (more...)

Julie Halston, Paul Reiser & More Set for Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts' Summer 2016 Comedy Club
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced the July, August, and September lineup for the 2016 Comedy Club. Monday nights at 8 pm. All dates are available online at www.baystreet.org or calling the Box Office at 631-725-9500. All comedy performances are suggested for ages 17 and up. Comedy Club is sponsored by Saunders & Associates and The Friars Foundation. Media sponsor is Beach Magazine. (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, May. 15
by Audition Roundup - May 15, 2016

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, May 15, 2016 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - May 1, 2016
by - May 1, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 1 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Nathan Lee Graham, Robin De Jesus, Jason Tam Lead Industry Readings of THE VIEW UPSTAIRS This Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

The workshop of award-winning composer/lyricist/playwright/performer Max Vernon's new musical THE VIEW UPSTAIRS, directed by Scott Ebersold and with choreography by Spencer Liff and music direction by Matt Aument, will hold their industry presentations this week, starting today, March 31st, and continuing tomorrow, Friday, April 1st, in New York City. (more...)

Arion Productions to Debut New Masterclass Programme
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

Arion Productions Ltd has launched a new series of masterclasses to provide expert 'one day only' training in much-sought-after specialist fields with some of the country's finest theatre, film, television and radio professionals at the Diorama Arts Studios. Masterclasses include, two time Oliver Award winner, Jenny Galloway (Acting Through Song Masterclass), long standing War Horse, Citizen Squid and Goodnight Mr Tom puppeteer, Abigail Matthews (West End Puppetry Masterclass) and Olivier and Actor's Screen Guild Award nominated actress Annette Badland (Acting for Stage and Screen Masterclass) who is currently appearing in EastEnders. (more...)

Dear Friends! Meet the Full Cast of SHE LOVES ME, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Mar 17, 2016

Laura Benanti (Amalia), Zachary Levi (Georg), Gavin Creel (Kodaly), Michael McGrath (Sipos), Jane Krakowski (Ilona) and Byron Jennings (Maraczek) star in Roundabout's new Broadway production of SHE LOVES ME, directed by Scott Ellis, choreographed by Warren Carlyle with musical direction by Paul Gemignani. SHE LOVES ME officially opens tonight, March 17, 2016, and runs through July 10, 2016 at Studio 54 on Broadway. Scroll down to learn more about the company and watch interviews with the cast! (more...)

Spring Forward With Some Time-Altering Showtunes of Broadway Past!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2016

Don't forget! Tonight's the night to change your clock for Daylight Savings Time. And since your weekend will be an hour shorter, what better way to numb the pain than with some time-centric performances from Broadway past. Below, enjoy some tunes from shows like THE LAST FIVE YEARS, MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, The Boys from Syracuse, and many more! (more...)

Kyle Dean Massey, Jenni Barber & More Set for Lexington Theatre Company's 'Concert With The Stars'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

The Lexington Theatre Company is in final preparations for its second 'Concert With The Stars,' January 16, 2016, at 8:00pm at The Lexington Opera House. This year's line-up of stars includes Jenni Barber (Wicked, Annie, 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee), Stephen R. Buntrock (A Little Night Music, Oklahoma, Beauty & The Beast), Erin Dilly (A Christmas Story, Nice Work If You Can Get It, Tony nominee for Chittty Chitty Bang Bang) and Kyle Dean Massey (Pippin, Next to Normal, Wicked, ABC's 'Nashville'), alongside collegiate and local talent - illustrating the mission of this new professional theatre company in Lexington, Kentucky. 'Concert With the Stars' is sponsored by KentuckyOne Health. (more...)

Lea DeLaria to Make Parker Playhouse Concert Debut, 2/13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

 "Orange is the New Black" star Lea DeLaria will make her anticipated debut with the celebrated Broadway series at the Parker Playhouse produced by Mark Cortale, for one show only on Saturday, February 13 at 8:00 PM, joined by special guest host drag superstar Varla Jean Merman. The series is curated by SiriusXM radio host Seth Rudetsky, referred to as "The Mayor of Broadway" by the New York Times." Next up in the series will be Grammy, Emmy, and Tony Award nominated superstar Vanessa Williams on March 22, and Darren Criss, star of TV's Glee on April 19, both hosted by Rudetsky. For tickets and information, please visit www.ParkerPlayhouse.com, or call 954-462-0222; or in person at Ticketmaster outlets or the Broward Center's AutoNation Box Office, and at the Parker Playhouse box office Tuesday through Saturday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. (more...)

Lea DeLaria to Return as Host for 61st Annual Obie Awards!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

The American Theatre Wing and The Village Voice have confirmed that the 61st Annual Obie Awards will be held on Monday, May 23, 2016 at Webster Hall (125 East 11th Street). Obie and Screen Actors Guild Award-winning actress Lea DeLaria will return as the host. Tickets to the 2016 Obie Awards will be announced at a later date. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Geva Theatre's MIRACLE ON SOUTH DIVISION STREET
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

A family comedy by the playwright of Over the Tavern continues the 2015-2016 ESL Wilson Stage Series as Geva Theatre Center presents MIRACLE ON SOUTH DIVISION STREET by Tom Dudzick and directed by Pamela Hunt in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from tomorrow, January 12, through February 7. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Broadway Stars Light Up Shakespeare on the Sounds Gala on 2/29, Featuring McArdle, Margherita, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2016

Shakespeare on the Sound, based in Rowayton, CT, will host its annual Gala Evening, including cocktails, dinner, silent auction and live musical entertainment, on Monday, February 29, 2016, beginning at 6:00 PM, at the New York Yacht Club, 37 W 44th St, NYC. (more...)

Shakespeare on the Sound's 2016 Gala to Feature Andrea McArdle & More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2016

Shakespeare on the Sound. based in Rowayton, CT, will host its annual Gala Evening, including cocktails, dinner, silent auction and live musical entertainment, on Monday, February 29, 2016, beginning at 6:00pm, at New York Yacht Club, 37 W 44th St, NYC. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Stars of THE BOYS FROM SYRACUSE at 42nd Street Moon
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2016

42nd Street Moon continues its 23rd season with a company favorite, The Boys from Syracuse, a musical adaptation of Shakespeare's THE COMEDY OF ERRORS with music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Lorenz Hart, and book by George Abbott. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast in costume! (more...)

Guerilla Opera Welcomes Susan Larson to Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2015

Guerilla Opera enthusiastically welcomes Susan Larson to their Board of Directors. In her retirement, Larson worked as music writer for The Boston Globe and is now a published author, but many know her best from Peter Sellars' innovative productions of the late 1980s. She is one of the groundbreaking artists of her generation that changed the opera director's and opera audience's perception of what an opera singer is capable of. Subsequent generations of opera singers evolved because of dynamic singing actors like her. (more...)

Geva's 43rd Season to Continue with MIRACLE ON SOUTH DIVISION STREET
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2015

A family comedy by the playwright of Over the Tavern continues the 2015-2016 ESL Wilson Stage Series as Geva Theatre Center presents Miracle on South Division Street by Tom Dudzick and directed by Pamela Hunt in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from January 12 through February 7. (more...)

They're Here! Meet the Cast of THE COLOR PURPLE, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Dec 10, 2015

The new Broadway revival of THE COLOR PURPLE opens tonight, December 10, at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 W 45th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the company and watch highlights from the show! (more...)

AstonRep Kicks Off 2015-16 Season with THE LYONS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

AstonRep Theatre Company is pleased to kick off its 2015-16 season with the Chicago premiere of Nicky Silver's darkly humorous family drama THE LYONS, directed by Company Member Derek Bertelsen*, playing tonight, August 27, through September 27, 2015 at The Raven Theatre (West Stage), 6157 N. Clark St. in Chicago. (more...)

AstonRep to Stage Chicago Premiere of THE LYONS This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

AstonRep Theatre Company is pleased to kick-off its 2015-16 season with the Chicago premiere of Nicky Silver's darkly humorous family drama THE LYONS, directed by Company Member Derek Bertelsen*, playing August 27 - September 27, 2015 at The Raven Theatre (West Stage), 6157 N. Clark St. in Chicago.  (more...)

Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID Returning to Hobby Center, 9/10-13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

Dive on in with the dazzling cast of Theatre Under The Star's production of Disney's The Little Mermaid!  Back by popular demand, this fun-filled, timeless tale will play for a limited run September 10 - 13 at The Hobby Center for the Performing Arts! (more...)

Jay Stuart to Star in KISMET at Lynn University, 9/26-27
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

 Lynn University and producer Jan McArt announce Broadway's leading man Jay Stuart to star in a staged concert version of Kismet for the opening of the theatrical season at Lynn University. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Lea DeLaria Asks 'What's Not To Love?' In Body-Positive Video
by Michael Dale - Aug 24, 2015

Broadway and ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK star chats with StyleLikeU about body acceptance. (more...)

Photo Coverage: OITNB's Lea DeLaria Unveils Caricature at The Palm!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Aug 24, 2015

Just yesterday, television, stage and music star Lea DeLaria, just unveiled her caricature at The Palm in Midtown. BroadwayWorld was there to celebrate the special day with her and some of her ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK castmates! (more...)

Nevada Conservatory Theatre Premieres New Musical ACE in Concert This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2015

The Nevada Conservatory Theatre (NCT) will present the new musical 'ACE' in a fully-staged concert setting for two performances only today and tomorrow, August 22 and 23, 2015 at 1 p.m. in the Judy Bayley Theatre. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 18, 2015
by - Aug 18, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 18 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Cape Playhouse's VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

The Cape Playhouse follows its sold-out run of My Fair Lady with the 2013 Tony Award winner for Best Play, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Christopher Durang's laugh-out-loud comedy, directed by Shear Madness director and co-writer, Bruce Jordan, opens tonight, August 11, and runs through August 22 only. (more...)

Boston Landmarks Orchestra Announces Full Schedule for Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

(Boston, MA)--Inspired by the people, artists, and heritage of a great city, the Boston Landmarks Orchestra (LO) under the direction of Music Director Christopher Wilkins, and Executive Director Jo Frances Meyer  announces its 2016 season of free concerts at the DCR's Hatch Shell at the Esplanade.  (more...)

Simply Full of Jazz! Meet the Whole Cast of 'SHUFFLE ALONG', Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 28, 2016

A re-imagined version of the 1921 musical SHUFFLE ALONG, one of the earliest stage hits starring, written and directed by African-Americans, opens tonight, April 28, on Broadway at the Music Box Theatre. SHUFFLE ALONG has a new book and is directed by George C. Wolfe, choreographed by Savion Glover. Scroll down to learn more about the company, plus watch SUNDAY MORNING's recent behind-the-scenes look at the show! (more...)

Boston Landmarks Orchestra Announces 2016 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

Inspired by the people, artists, and heritage of a great city, the Boston Landmarks Orchestra (LO) under the direction of Music Director Christopher Wilkins, and Executive Director Jo Frances Meyer announces its 2016 season of free concerts at the DCR's Hatch Shell at the Esplanade.  (more...)

Jennifer Ehle, Jefferson Mays and More to Lead Lincoln Center Theater's OSLO
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

Lincoln Center Theater will welcome Michael Aronov, Adam Dannheisser, Jennifer Ehle, Daniel Jenkins, Dariush Kashani, Jefferson Mays, Daniel Oreskes, Henny Russell, Joseph Siravo, and T. Ryder Smith in the cast of its upcoming production of OSLO, a new play by J.T. Rogers, directed by Bartlett Sher. (more...)

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