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Lyric Hammersmith Announces its FANTASTIC MR FOX Will Tour UK
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

In celebration of Roald Dahl Day, which will mark Roald Dahl's 100th birthday on 13 September, producing partners Nuffield and Curve in association with Lyric Hammersmith, today announced a major UK tour of Roald Dahl's FANTASTIC MR FOX, in a brand new musical adaptation for the stage. Following its world premiere at Nuffield Southampton Theatres this Christmas (22 Nov - 8 Jan. National Press Night: Wed 30 November, 7pm), FANTASTIC MR FOX will transfer to the Lyric Hammersmith for a 4-week run (25 Jan - 19 Feb) and will then tour to a further 16 venues nationwide, including Curve (3 - 9 April). This brand new family show is a playful re-telling of Roald Dahl's much-loved book; a brilliantly witty tale of the clever Mr Fox outfoxing three greedy farmers, brought to life on stage with live music and songs. Tickets are now on sale. (more...)

Ionesco's THE CHAIRS to Play Walnut Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

Your presence is requested... for a party in a lighthouse by the sea. The hilarious and controversial absurdist classic. An elderly couple plays games at the edge of a watery nighttime universe. Painstaking theatrical preparations welcome imaginary guests. One delivers life's enduring secret. A haunting, powerful, tragic farce. (more...)

Ionesco's THE CHAIRS to Play Walnut Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

Your presence is requested... for a party in a lighthouse by the sea. The hilarious and controversial absurdist classic. An elderly couple plays games at the edge of a watery nighttime universe. Painstaking theatrical preparations welcome imaginary guests. One delivers life's enduring secret. A haunting, powerful, tragic farce. (more...)

THE GOD PROJEKT Headlines La MaMa's 2016 Puppet Series, Starting Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

La MaMa begins its 55th season of innovative works from around the world - 70 productions in all - with its 2016 Puppet Series featuring a variety of fully-staged productions, a puppet slam, a workshop for kids and conversations with leading artists in the realm of puppetry from September 24 to November 6, occupying La MaMa's numerous stages in the East Village. (more...)

MAD Presents Annual Visionaries! Awards at MAD Ball Celebrating its 60th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

On Tuesday, November 1, 2016, at Pier 60, the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) will hold its annual gala celebrating outstanding individuals in the arts and design fields. For 20 years, the MAD Ball has recognized visionaries in the worlds of business, arts, philanthropy, and creativity, reflecting MAD's mission to celebrate innovation and excellence across all creative disciplines. This year's Visionaries! Awards will honor design advocate, patron, and longtime MAD Trustee Charles S. Cohen; the late architect Zaha Hadid; Italian design innovator MISSONI; and conceptual artist Yinka Shonibare. Hosted by Simon Doonan, the 2016 event will bring together 500 guests, including art patrons, artists, designers, and noted corporate and civic leaders, and will introduce the Museum's new Nanette L. Laitman Director, Jorge Daniel Veneciano. (more...)

Nissan Develops an Autonomous Chair for People Who Can't Stand Queuing
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

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Florida Grand Opera Celebrates 75th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Florida Grand Opera will host its 75th Anniversary Gala on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at 8:30 PM at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County. The gala will benefit FGO's future productions, education and outreach initiatives. These programs include free access to opera education for at-risk youth and intensive training for young opera singers as they enter the first phase of their careers. (more...)

BWW Interview: Kate Hamill's SENSE AND SENSIBILITY Puts a Contemporary Spin on a Classic Story
by Vanessa Michaud - Sep 21, 2016

Kate Hamill's fresh adaptation of the Jane Austen classic SENSE AND SENSIBILITY made its DC premiere at the Folger Theatre on September 13th. Director Eric Tucker and Choreographer Alexandra Beller took time out of their busy schedules to answer my questions on the emphasis on movement and choreography on the production and how it brings new life to the beloved Austen novel for audiences of today. (more...)

Rimonim Art Gallery Announces Beatriz Gerenstein to Exhibit at the 15th Venice Architecture Biennale
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

MIAMI, Sept. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Rimonim Art Gallery is pleased to announce the participation of the sculptor Beatriz Gerenstein in the 15th Venice Architecture Biennale (la Biennale di Venezia) in the exhibition 'Time Space Existence'. The installation is on view at the Palazzo Mora, 3659 Strada Nuova, 2nd floor, Venice, Italy until November 27, 2016. (more...)

MAMMA MIA!'s Longtime Broadway Home to Host Memorial for Wardrobe Supervisor Irene Bunis
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Family, friends and the Broadway community will come together to celebrate the life of beloved wardrobe supervisor Irene Bunis on Monday, September 26 at 3:00pm at The Winter Garden Theatre (1634 Broadway), longtime home of Broadway's hit musical MAMMA MIA!, which Irene kept vibrantly befitted in spandex and platform boots for fourteen years. (more...)

BWW Review: The Kids Aren't Alright in SPRING AWAKENING
by Desiree Fantal - Sep 13, 2016

When did you learn about sex? How? Who told you about 'the birds and the bees,' 'making a baby,' 'when two people really love one another'? I'm not sure where I picked it up, though I'm fairly certain it wasn't from my parents. The gag reflex rising in my throat even at the thought makes me certain I never flat out asked my mother. In any case the information got to me somehow, and I lived to tell the tale via hazy, inconsistent memories. mad Theatre of Tampa's production of SPRING AWAKENING, the first show of their 16th season, follows a group of adolescents in late 19th century Germany as they question what's happening to their bodies - physically and emotionally (more...)

THE GOD PROJEKT to Headline La MaMa's 2016 Puppet Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

La MaMa begins its 55th season of innovative works from around the world - 70 productions in all - with its 2016 Puppet Series featuring a variety of fully-staged productions, a puppet slam, a workshop for kids and conversations with leading artists in the realm of puppetry from September 24 to November 6, occupying La MaMa's numerous stages in the East Village. (more...)

Ionesco's THE CHAIRS to Play Walnut Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

Your presence is requested... for a party in a lighthouse by the sea. The hilarious and controversial absurdist classic. An elderly couple plays games at the edge of a watery nighttime universe. Painstaking theatrical preparations welcome imaginary guests. One delivers life's enduring secret. A haunting, powerful, tragic farce. (more...)

Love, Lust & Literature to Collide in SEX WITH STRANGERS at Cleveland Play House
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

The digital revolution has changed the way that people work, create, and even the way they find love. Laura Eason's smart two-person comedy Sex With Strangers explores the internet's impact on writers Ethan and Olivia, and its effect on them both professionally and personally. (more...)

A WOLVERINE WALKS INTO A BAR Starring Jaston Williams and Lauren Lane Opens, 11/11
by Frank Benge - Oct 29, 2016

Jaston Williams' hilarious new show A WOLVERINE WALKS INTO A BAR starring Jaston Williams and Lauren Lane opens Friday, November 11th Stateside at the Paramount (719 Congress Ave). For more information and to purchase tickets go to: http://tickets.austintheatre.org. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Just Another Day with CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND's David Hull!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Until then, BroadwayWorld is taking you behind the scenes of Season Two with White Josh- played by David Hull. Check out just a another day in the life of David below! (more...)

BWW Review: Come Stay In VERONICA'S ROOM if You Dare
by Marakay Rogers - Oct 24, 2016

Marc Robin directs Ira Levin's creepiest play at the Fulton. Come and sit in Veronica's room with her. If you can. (more...)

Love, Lust & Literature to Collide in SEX WITH STRANGERS at Cleveland Play House
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2016

The digital revolution has changed the way that people work, create, and even the way they find love. Laura Eason's smart two-person comedy Sex With Strangers explores the internet's impact on writers Ethan and Olivia, and its effect on them both professionally and personally. (more...)

Nuffield Theatre Announces Cast for FANTASTIC MR. FOX
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Director of Nuffield Theatre Sam Hodges today announces the full cast for its brand new adaptation of Roald Dahl's classic Fantastic Mr Fox, a co-production with Curve, in association with Lyric Hammersmith.  Greg Barnett plays Mr Fox, with Richard Atwill (Rat/Bean), Raphael Bushay (Badger/Boggis), Jade Croot (Kit), Sandy Foster(Rabbit), Lillie Flynn (Mrs Fox), Gruffudd Glyn (Mole/Bunce), Kelly Jackson (Mouse), and Edward Hole and Tanya Shields completing the ensemble, alongside actor-musicians, Patrick Burbridge, Anna Fordham and Richie Hart.   (more...)

The Stunning Tour-de-Force Production of SEULS Continues The Wilma Theater's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

Newly appointed Artistic Director of France's La Colline - national theatre, Wajdi Mouawad comes to Philadelphia with his internally acclaimed performance. (more...)

BWW Interview: Jaston Williams of A WOLVERINE WALKS INTO A BAR at Stateside At The Paramount
by Frank Benge - Nov 17, 2016

Audiences first became aware of Jaston Williams as half of the citizens of Tuna, Texas with the debut of Greater Tuna in 1982. The saga continued with A Tuna Christmas, Red, White and Tuna and Tuna Does Vegas. The plays have been performed on and off Broadway at the Kennedy Center, the Edinburgh International Arts Festival, the Spoleto Festival U.S.A. and all over America. He has received Washington DC's Helen Hayes Award nominations for A Tuna Christmas and Red, White and Tuna as well as the San Francisco Bay Area Critics Award for Greater Tuna. He also received the L.A. Dramalogue Award for both Greater Tuna and A Tuna Christmas. A Tuna Christmas was published in 'Best Plays of 1995.' For several years, Jaston toured in Larry Shue's The Foreigner, for which he received a Helen Hayes Award nomination for Best Actor. He performed in The Fantasticks at Washington DC's Ford's Theatre and directed the musical Bad Girls Upset By The Truth at Atlanta's Alliance Theatre. A recipient of the Texas Governors Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Arts by a Native Texan he performed at the White House on three occasions. His hometown of Austin, Texas has seen him perform at the State Theatre in Eugene Ionesco's The Chairs and at Zachary Scott Theatre in Jay Presson Allen's Tru, for which he received the Austin Critics Table Award for Best Actor in a drama. He has appeared at Zach Theatre in The Laramie Project and next month is joining their production of A Christmas Carol as Scrooge. His play, Romeo and Thorazine, work-shopped at Zach in November 2001. He work-shopped his autobiographical one-man show I'm Not Lying to critical acclaim at the State Theatre and returned it there for a full production in February of 2004 as well as a benefit performance at Washington DC's Kennedy Center. His autobiographical play Cowboy Noises premiered in Austin in February 2008 to critical acclaim. Broadway World recently sat down with Jaston for a Q & A session during the run of his latest play A WOLVERINE WALKS INTO A BAR. (more...)

BWW Feature: One Community, Under a Dome: My Story at MOVING ARTS (Part 1)
by Devon Hoffman - Nov 17, 2016

I moved back home to Albuquerque after serving with the Peace Corps in the Philippines. A guy called to ask if we could meet and talk about the museum I had established on the island where I'd served. He wanted to start a museum too, in New Mexico. Would I be interested in helping him? (more...)

Aaron Sorkin Pens Emotional Letter to Daughter on 2016 Election; Read It In Full
by TV News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Oscar-winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin shared a powerful and emotional letter to his 15-year-old daughter, Roxy, and her mother, Julia about Donald Trump's election with Vanity Fair Magazine. (more...)

Aaron Sorkin Explains Everything
by ForwardGeek - Nov 10, 2016

Still depressed over the election results? The Oscar-winning genius behind THE SOCIAL NETWORK, THE WEST WING and more shared an email that he wrote to his 15 year old daughter and her mother about Donald Trump's Presidential win. (It's still hard to type that). (more...)

The Broadway League 2017 LEAGUE AWARDS Honor Excellence in Broadway Touring
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

The annual Broadway League Awards, honoring excellence and achievement for Touring Broadway, were announced on Tuesday, May 16 during the Broadway League's 2017 Spring Road Conference. First presented in 1992, the Broadway League Awards recognize the contributions of those who have displayed exemplary service to the Broadway industry and are considered innovators of their craft. (more...)

Photo Flash: WAR PAINT's David Stone, OPA's Joan Squires and More Receive Broadway League's 2017 League Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

The annual Broadway League Awards, honoring excellence and achievement for Touring Broadway, were announced today during the Broadway League's 2017 Spring Road Conference. First presented in 1992, the Broadway League Awards recognize the contributions of those who have displayed exemplary service to the Broadway industry and are considered innovators of their craft. Scroll down for photos from the ceremony! (more...)

BWW Review: AS WE FORGIVE Challenges Our Views On Vengeance, Hatred and Forgiveness
by Jade Kops - May 15, 2016

Tom Holloway's AS WE FORGIVE asks the audience to re-evaluate their perceptions of vengeance, hatred and the extent of forgiveness through three separate stories, presented by sole performer Robert Jarman. (more...)

UM Theatre & Dance to Host Masquer New Chair Campaign Fun-Raiser in June
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

Missoula favorites Teresa Waldorf and Rosie Ayers will host a Fun-Raiser for the UM School of Theatre & Dance's Masquer New Chair Campaign ... in character as the Home Shopping Girls, Lucinda and Lulinda. (more...)

Cutting Ball Theater to Close 17th Season with August Strindberg's A DREAMPLAY
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

Cutting Ball Theater closes its 17th season, dedicated to dreams, with August Strindberg's A DREAMPLAY. (more...)

GREATER TUNA Tour to Stop in Galveston This April, Featuring Q&A with Jaston Williams
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Right Angle Entertainment and A Rising Tide Theatrical Group have announced the all new national tour of GREATER TUNA. GREATER TUNA will play The Grand 1894 Opera House for a limited three-performance engagement on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 3 and 8 pm; Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 3 pm. (more...)

Point Park University's Conservatory Theatre Company to Close Season with 'UNCLE TOM'S CABIN'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Point Park University's Conservatory Theatre Company closes its 2016-2017 season with Uncle Tom's Cabin, or The Most Popular American Play You've Never Seen. (more...)

Museum Of Love with Nancy Whang Set for Fox Theatre, 8/1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2016

MUSEUM OF LOVE LIVE FT. PAT MAHONEY (DFA / LCD SOUNDSYSTEM) & DENNIS MCNANY (DFA/JEE-DAY) + NANCY WHANG DJ SET (DFA / LCD SOUNDSYSTEM / THE JUAN MACLEAN) is set for Fox Theatre on August 1st, 2016. Doors:  8:00 pm | Show:  8:30 pm. Tickets on sale June 10th - $15 General Admission. (more...)

Resolutions of the Nokia Annual General Meeting 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2016

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Showtime Orders Limited Series PURITY Starring Daniel Craig
by TV News Desk - Jun 1, 2016

SHOWTIME announced the pick-up of the new limited series PURITY, based on the novel of the same name from best-selling author Jonathan Franzen, and starring and executive produced by internationally-acclaimed actor Daniel Craig. T (more...)

UM Theatre & Dance to Host Masquer New Chair Campaign Fun-Raiser in June
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2016

Missoula favorites Teresa Waldorf and Rosie Ayers will host a Fun-Raiser for the UM School of Theatre & Dance's Masquer New Chair Campaign ... in character as the Home Shopping Girls, Lucinda and Lulinda. (more...)

BWW Review: Collaborating UO and Oakfields Students Deliver Promising SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD at #NAF16
by David Fick - Jul 5, 2016

SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD delivered an engaging 85 minutes of musical theatre, managing to explore a clear thesis while doing so. Like some of the musicals presented at the Student Arts Festival over the past few years, it raised the bar of what can be accomplished on this platform in this genre. (more...)

THE LEAGUE OF YOUTH, An Ibsen Classic with a Modern Spin, to Play Theatre N16 in August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Riot Act unearths THE LEAGUE OF YOUTH, a rarely produced piece by Henrik Ibsen for its third professional production in the UK since its 1870 publication. This blisteringly relevant and razor sharp dissection of cultural and professional revolution where old institutions are forced to face the radical new is here presented in a new adaptation by Ashley Pearson and directed by Whit Hertford, the team behind this year's fringe sell-out Coverage, a newsroom adaptation of William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar.  (more...)

LeanTaaS Announces Major Infusion Operations Milestone: 1,000+ Infusion Chairs Under Management
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

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Broadway Wardrobe Supervisor Irene Bunis Passes Away
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Irene Bunis, the veteran wardrobe supervisor for many Broadway productions since 1980, passed away on July 21st in New York City. (more...)

New American Folk Theatre to Premiere DEEP IN THE HEART OF TUNA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

New American Folk Theatre is pleased to present the Midwest premiere of DEEP IN THE HEART OF TUNA, the newest installment of the comedic 'Tuna' series, which has entertained audiences across the U.S for over 25 years (Greater Tuna, 'A Tuna Christmas, 'Red, White and Tuna' and Tuna Does Vegas). Written by Ed Howard, Joe Sears and Jaston Williams and directed by Derek Van Barham, DEEP IN THE HEART OF TUNA will play February 4 - March 5, 2017 at The Buena at Pride Arts Center, 4147 N. Broadway in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at newamericanfolktheatre.org or by calling (872) 588-5760. (more...)

UK Premiere of WHAT SHALL WE DO WITH THE CELLO? at the London VAULT Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

What Shall We Do With The Cello?, a funny, and sharply relevant one-act play by Romania's most prolific and celebrated contemporary playwright, Matei Visniec, is to have its UK premiere at VAULT Festival 2017. (more...)

Regional Premiere of THE ENCHANTED at Walnut Street Theatre Studio 5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Described as '...a fascinating, absorbing adventure... full of grace and wit,' Jean Giraudoux's mercurial, magical meditation on life and death previews Tuesday, February 7 and Wednesday, February 8, opens Today, February 9 at 7:30 pm and runs through Sunday, March 5. (more...)

Regional Premiere of THE ENCHANTED at Walnut Street Theatre Studio 5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Described as '...a fascinating, absorbing adventure... full of grace and wit,' Jean Giraudoux's mercurial, magical meditation on life and death previews Tuesday, February 7 and Wednesday, February 8, opens Thursday, February 9 at 7:30 pm and runs through Sunday, March 5. (more...)

New American Folk Theatre Presents DEEP IN THE HEART OF TUNA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2017

New American Folk Theatre is pleased to present the Midwest premiere of DEEP IN THE HEART OF TUNA, the newest installment of the comedic 'Tuna' series, which has entertained audiences across the U.S for over 25 years (Greater Tuna, "A Tuna Christmas, "Red, White and Tuna" and Tuna Does Vegas). Written by Ed Howard, Joe Sears and Jaston Williams and directed by Derek Van Barham, DEEP IN THE HEART OF TUNA will play February 4 - March 5, 2017 at the new Pride Arts Center (The Buena Theatre), 4147 N. Broadway in Chicago. Tickets go on-sale Friday, December 9, 2016 at newamericanfolktheatre.org or by calling (872) 588-5760.  (more...)

Gary Beadle, Ian Gelder, Ben Onwukwe, and More Complete the Cast of THE TREATMENT at Almeida Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Joining Aisling Loftus and Matthew Needham in THE TREATMENT will be Gary Beadle, Ian Gelder, Ben Onwukwe, Julian Ovenden, Ellora Torchia, Indira Varma, and Hara Yannas. The Treatment begins previews at the Almeida Theatre on Monday 24 April and runs until Saturday 10 June. (more...)

New American Folk Theatre Presents DEEP IN THE HEART OF TUNA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

New American Folk Theatre is pleased to present the Midwest premiere of DEEP IN THE HEART OF TUNA, the newest installment of the comedic 'Tuna' series, which has entertained audiences across the U.S for over 25 years (Greater Tuna, "A Tuna Christmas, "Red, White and Tuna" and Tuna Does Vegas). Written by Ed Howard, Joe Sears and Jaston Williams and directed by Derek Van Barham, DEEP IN THE HEART OF TUNA will play February 4 - March 5, 2017 at the new Pride Arts Center (The Buena Theatre), 4147 N. Broadway in Chicago. Tickets go on-sale Friday, December 9, 2016 at newamericanfolktheatre.org or by calling (872) 588-5760.  (more...)

Penobscot Theatre Company Announces Plan to Replace Seats at Historic Home
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

At its season preview, August 25, Penobscot Theatre Company invited patrons to take their seats-literally-kicking off a campaign to replace The Chairs at the historic Bangor Opera House, many of which are held fast by duct tape and generally dilapidated. 'It's time to match the quality of our audience's seating experience to the quality we produce on stage,' said Executive Director Mary Budd. (more...)

'TOKUJIN YOSHIOKA x LG: S.F_Senses of the Future' Light Up Milano Design Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

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The Drama League Announces the 2017 Fellowship Recipients of the Directors Project
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

The Drama League (Executive Artistic Director Gabriel Stelian-Shanks) has announced the eleven exceptional stage directors who have been selected as the 2017 Directing Fellows of The Drama League Directors Project. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Chita Rivera Attends Friars Salute To Bobby Short
by Stephen Sorokoff - Apr 20, 2017

Yankee Stadium has it's 'Legends Seats' and Monuments prominently displayed in the 'House That Ruth Built'.  Then the current team takes the field and future legends start to play ball.  In the Friars Club show biz past and present are always in the house.  Their photos are on the wall and names are engraved on The Chairs in the Frank Sinatra Dining Room.  Then as so often happens an 'insiders' great show is produced for the members and those legends current and future entertain their fellow Friars.  So it happened last night as the Friars Club honored Bobby Short, the legendary cabaret singer/pianist who was best known for his three decade plus music residency at Cafe Carlyle in New York City.  The music of Bobby Short was brought to life by some current Cafe Carlye and Bemelmans Bar stars in a spectacular evening produced and hosted by Friar Jeff Leibowitz and Co-Produced by Friar Will Friedwald. (more...)

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