CHARM, Northlight's World Premiere by Philip Dawkins, Set for Steppenwolf Garage This FallCHARM, Northlight's World Premiere by Philip Dawkins, Set for Steppenwolf Garage This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2015

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, announces the World Premiere of CHARM by Philip Dawkins. Directed by BJ Jones, CHARM was developed through Northlight's Interplay Series and will be presented in Steppenwolf's Garage Theatre, 1624 N. Halsted, from October 14 - November 8, 2015. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: ALL EYES ON ANGELA LANSBURY; Richard Jay-Alexander Talks to the Accomplished StarBWW Exclusive: ALL EYES ON ANGELA LANSBURY; Richard Jay-Alexander Talks to the Accomplished Star
by Richard Jay-Alexander - Sep 29, 2014

Dame Angela Brigid Lansbury. I saw her in Mame, my first Broadway show seen ON BROADWAY at The Winter Garden Theatre from the front row of the mezzanine in seats my dad bought from a scalper because he knew I wanted to see it so badly. I would never recover from the splashy front of The Winter Garden Theatre. (more...)

Writers Theatre to Open 2014-15 Season with ISAAC'S EYE, Running 9/2-12/7Writers Theatre to Open 2014-15 Season with ISAAC'S EYE, Running 9/2-12/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma announce Writers Theatre's opener to its 2014/15 season: the Midwest Premiere of Isaac's Eye by Lucas Hnath, directed by Artistic Director Michael Halberstam. The show runs September 2 - December 7, 2014 at Books on Vernon, 664 Vernon Ave Ave, Glencoe. The Press Openings are Wednesday, September 10, 2014 and Thursday, September 11, 2014, at 7:30pm. (more...)

Angela Lansbury Reported To Make West End Return in THE CHALK GARDENAngela Lansbury Reported To Make West End Return in THE CHALK GARDEN
by Michael Dale - Sep 17, 2015

Approaching her 90th birthday, the beloved star is reported to return to the West End in Enid Bagnold's 1955 drama. (more...)

THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Remembering Marian SeldesTHEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Remembering Marian Seldes
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 9, 2014

Today we are shinning a solo spotlight on one of the most revered actors of our age in her death at the age of 86 earlier this week, Marian Seldes. (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering Marian SeldesPhoto Flash: Remembering Marian Seldes
by Walter McBride - Oct 8, 2014

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier this week, Tony winner and premier actress of the American stage Marian Seldes, 86, died peacefully at her home Monday after an extended illness. Her brother Timothy Seldes made the announcement. Below, BroadwayWorld remembers the legend with a selection of photos from throughout her life. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Rick McKay Tribute Broadway Legend Marian SeldesSTAGE TUBE: Rick McKay Tribute Broadway Legend Marian Seldes
by Stage Tube - Oct 8, 2014

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier this week, Tony winner and premier actress of the American stage Marian Seldes, 86, died peacefully at her home Monday after an extended illness. Her brother Timothy Seldes made the announcement. Below, watch a special tribute to Seldes as complied by Rick McKay as a part of the Broadway: The Golden Age Film Trilogy. (more...)

Broadway Dims Lights Tonight in Honor of Tony Winner Marian SeldesBroadway Dims Lights Tonight in Honor of Tony Winner Marian Seldes
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

The Broadway community mourns the loss of Marian Seldes, a Tony Award-winning actress, five-time nominee, and the recipient of a Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre. She died on Monday at the age of 86. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in her memory this evening, October 8th, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. (more...)

Video Flashback: Remembering Tony Winner Marian SeldesVideo Flashback: Remembering Tony Winner Marian Seldes
by Stage Tube - Oct 7, 2014

Below, BroadwayWorld remembers the legend with a selection of video footage from some of her more recent appearances. (more...)

Broadway to Dim Lights Tomorrow in Honor of Tony Winner Marian SeldesBroadway to Dim Lights Tomorrow in Honor of Tony Winner Marian Seldes
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

The Broadway community mourns the loss of Marian Seldes, a Tony Awarda-winning actress, five-time nominee, and the recipient of a Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre. She died on Monday at the age of 86. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in her memory tomorrow evening, Wednesday, October 8th, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. (more...)

Tony Winner Marian Seldes Passes Away at 86Tony Winner Marian Seldes Passes Away at 86
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

Tony-winner and premier actress of the American stage Marian Seldes, 86, died peacefully at her home today after an extended illness. Her brother Timothy Seldes made the announcement. (more...)

CHARM, Northlight's World Premiere by Philip Dawkins, Begins Tonight at Steppenwolf GarageCHARM, Northlight's World Premiere by Philip Dawkins, Begins Tonight at Steppenwolf Garage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, announces the World Premiere of CHARM by Philip Dawkins. Directed by BJ Jones, CHARM was developed through Northlight's Interplay Series and will be presented in Steppenwolf's Garage Theatre, 1624 N. Halsted, from tonight, October 14, through November 8, 2015. (more...)

Angela Lansbury Tributes Marian Seldes in TIMEAngela Lansbury Tributes Marian Seldes in TIME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

The Oct 20 issue of TIME will feature Angela Lansbury's touching tribute to Tony winner Marian Seldes, who passed away on October 6 at the age of 86. (more...)

Kevin Spacey Praises His Inspirational Acting Teacher, Marian SeldesKevin Spacey Praises His Inspirational Acting Teacher, Marian Seldes
by Movies News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

In today's New York Post, Michael Riedel turns his column over to Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey, who in 1979, was a student of Ms. Seldes at the Juilliard School of Drama. (more...)

Voting Update for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Austin AwardsVoting Update for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards
by - Nov 25, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Austin Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of November 25th. (more...)

Voting Update for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Austin AwardsVoting Update for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards
by - Nov 25, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Austin Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of November 25th. (more...)

2014 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards Update 11/25 - THE KING AND I Nudges Out ANYTHING GOES!2014 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards Update 11/25 - THE KING AND I Nudges Out ANYTHING GOES!
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 25, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Austin Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of November 25th. (more...)

Emmy-Winning Director, Producer and Broadway Actress Nancy Malone Passes AwayEmmy-Winning Director, Producer and Broadway Actress Nancy Malone Passes Away
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

Celebrated, ground-breaking and Emmy Award winning Director/Producer, Emmy and Sarah Siddons nominated Actress, Co-Founder of Women In Film and the first woman VP at a major studio, Nancy Malone, passed away at City of Hope on May 8th, 2014, as the result of pneumonia that arose from complications attributed to her recent battle with leukemia. (more...)

At the Helm! BWW Rounds Up This Season's Broadway DirectorsAt 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...)

BWW Features: Irish Success Stories at the Tony AwardsBWW Features: Irish Success Stories at the Tony Awards
by Chris McCormack - Jun 8, 2015

When it comes to Irish theatre and the Tony Awards, the distance is never great. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 6/5/14 - Tonys Pop-Up Shop, All-Asian OLIVER!, Kenneth Branagh & More!WAKE UP with BWW 6/5/14 - Tonys Pop-Up Shop, All-Asian OLIVER!, Kenneth Branagh & More!
by Jessica Showers - Jun 5, 2014

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: The Tony Awards are fast approaching and BWW will be bringing you an inside look at rehearsals, plus performances at the Tony Awards Pop-Up Shop today. The Interfaith Awards Gala is tonight, NAAP's all-Asian OLIVER! begins performances, Kenneth Branagh makes his NY stage debut and more! (more...)

Angela Lansbury 'Likes the Idea' of Doing THE CHALK GARDENAngela Lansbury 'Likes the Idea' of Doing THE CHALK GARDEN
by Jillian Gaier - Jun 4, 2014

88-year-old Angela Lansbury does not seem to be retiring from the stage anytime soon. The Broadway vet may be set to take her final bow as Madame Arcati in West End's Blithe Spirit this weekend, but she has already expressed interest in taking on Enid Bagnold's The Chalk Garden as her next project. 'I like the idea of doing Enid Bagnold's The Chalk Garden,' she told the Telegraph. 'Now that is an interesting play. I also rather fancy the idea of a Restoration comedy.' (more...)

Chris Noth and Fritz Weaver Join LINCOLN'S FAVORITE SHAKESPEARE Benefit Performance in MAChris Noth and Fritz Weaver Join LINCOLN'S FAVORITE SHAKESPEARE Benefit Performance in MA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Acclaimed actors Chris Noth and Fritz Weaver join the cast of Lincoln's Favorite Shakespeare with John Douglas Thompson and Kathleen Chalfant. On August 14 at 4pm at the Fitzpatrick Main Stage, this noted quartet of actors are donating their performances to the event and will present scenes and soliloquies known and loved by Abraham Lincoln from the canon of Shakespeare with a reception immediately following at Chesterwood. (more...)

Indianapolis Premiere of QUARTET Opens Tonight at Buck Creek PlayhouseIndianapolis Premiere of QUARTET Opens Tonight at Buck Creek Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2015

The Buck Creek Players will continue their 41st season of quality theater, LIFE 101: A Season of Life Lessons, with the Indianapolis premiere comedy, QUARTET, by Ronald Harwood. (more...)

Sam Ashdown to Star as TOM JONES at Northlight Theatre, 1/17-2/23Sam Ashdown to Star as TOM JONES at Northlight Theatre, 1/17-2/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2014

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, continues its 2013-2014 Season with Tom Jones, adapted by Jon Jory from the novel by Henry Fielding and directed by William Brown. The production will run at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie, from January 17 - February 23, 2014. The Press Opening is Friday, January 24, at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Theater for the New City to Host Annual Gala in FebruaryTheater for the New City to Host Annual Gala in February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

Two New Yorkers who have been staunch advocates of new works for the theater - the late actress and philanthropist Betsy Von Furstenberg, along with sculptor and painter Donn Russell - will be honored when Theater for the New City, the Lower East Side theater complex now in its 30th year, presents its annual fundraising gala LOVE N' COURAGE on February 22 at 6 pm at the National Arts Club (15 Gramercy Park South in Manhattan), it has been announced by Crystal Field, TNC's Executive Director. (more...)

Sam Ashdown Stars as TOM JONES at Northlight Theatre, Now thru 2/23Sam Ashdown Stars as TOM JONES at Northlight Theatre, Now thru 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2014

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, continues its 2013-2014 Season with Tom Jones, adapted by Jon Jory from the novel by Henry Fielding and directed by William Brown. The production will run at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie, from today, January 17 - February 23, 2014. The Press Opening is Friday, January 24, at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Indianapolis Premiere of QUARTET to Open 1/30 at Buck Creek PlayhouseIndianapolis Premiere of QUARTET to Open 1/30 at Buck Creek Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

The Buck Creek Players will continue their 41st season of quality theater, LIFE 101: A Season of Life Lessons, with the Indianapolis premiere comedy, QUARTET, by Ronald Harwood. (more...)

Myra Carter, Who Starred in Edward Albee's THREE TALL WOMEN, Dies at 86Myra Carter, Who Starred in Edward Albee's THREE TALL WOMEN, Dies at 86
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Myra Carter, winner of the 1994 Drama Desk, Obie, Outer Critics Circle, and Lucille Lortel Awards for her acclaimed performance in Edward Albee's THREE TALL WOMEN, passed away on Saturday, January 9th, at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York. Myra was a long time resident of New York City's West Village. She was 86 years old. (more...)

Jemma Redgrave, Jason Durr and More Set for DONKEYS' YEARS at the Rose Theatre Kingston TonightJemma Redgrave, Jason Durr and More Set for DONKEYS' YEARS at the Rose Theatre Kingston Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2014

Jemma Redgrave will play 'Lady Driver', Jason Durr will play 'Quine' and Jamie Glover will play 'Headingley' when Michael Frayn's classic comedy, Donkeys' Years comes to Rose Theatre Kingston in 2014. This sparkling revival, which will open tonight 6 February, will be directed by Lisa Spirling, making a return to the Rose following her acclaimed production of Michael Frayn's Here in 2012. (more...)

THE CHALK GARDEN Opens 4/11 at Sam Bass TheatreTHE CHALK GARDEN Opens 4/11 at Sam Bass Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

'The Chalk Garden' by Enid Bagnold opens April 11th at Sam Bass Community Theatre. Directed by Frank Benge. (more...)

Unwrap the Latest Voting Update for the BroadwayWorld Austin Awards - THE KING AND I Leads!Unwrap the Latest Voting Update for the BroadwayWorld Austin Awards - THE KING AND I Leads!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 4, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Austin Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th. (more...)

Last Chance to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Austin AwardsLast Chance to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Austin Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 26, 2014

It's your last week to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Austin Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 26th. Voting closes at the end of the year, in under one week! (more...)

Time is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Austin AwardsTime is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Austin Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 19, 2014

Time is ticking on your last chance to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Austin Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 19th. Voting closes at the end of the year! (more...)

Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones to Receive SBIFF's Cinema Vanguard AwardEddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones to Receive SBIFF's Cinema Vanguard Award
by Movies News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival, presented by UGG® Australia, will jointly honor Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones with the Cinema Vanguard Award on Thursday, January 29, 2015. (more...)

Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Austin AwardsFinal Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Austin Awards
by - Dec 13, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Austin Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th. (more...)

Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Austin Awards - Susan Branch Towne Leads!Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Austin Awards - Susan Branch Towne Leads!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 13, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Austin Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th. (more...)

Jemma Redgrave, Jason Durr and More Cast in DONKEYS' YEARS at the Rose Theatre Kingston, Feb 6Jemma Redgrave, Jason Durr and More Cast in DONKEYS' YEARS at the Rose Theatre Kingston, Feb 6
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2013

Jemma Redgrave will play 'Lady Driver', Jason Durr will play 'Quine' and Jamie Glover will play 'Headingley' whenMichael Frayn's classic comedy, Donkeys' Years comes to Rose Theatre Kingston in 2014. This sparkling revival, which will open on the 6 February, will be directed by Lisa Spirling, making a return to the Rose following her acclaimed production of Michael Frayn's Here in 2012. (more...)

Writers Theatre to Open 2014-15 Season with ISAAC'S EYE, Running 9/2-12/7Writers Theatre to Open 2014-15 Season with ISAAC'S EYE, Running 9/2-12/7
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2014

Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma announce Writers Theatre's opener to its 2014/15 season: the Midwest Premiere of Isaac's Eye by Lucas Hnath, directed by Artistic Director Michael Halberstam. The show runs September 2 - December 7, 2014 at Books on Vernon, 664 Vernon Ave Ave, Glencoe. The Press Openings are Wednesday, September 10, 2014 and Thursday, September 11, 2014, at 7:30pm. (more...)

Breaking News: Eugene O'Neill's HUGHIE Headed Back to Broadway Starring Forest Whitaker!Breaking News: Eugene O'Neill's HUGHIE Headed Back to Broadway Starring Forest Whitaker!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

This just in! BroadwayWorld.com has learned that the Academy Award, Golden Globe & BAFTA winning actor Forest Whitaker will make his highly anticipated Broadway debut in HUGHIE, by four- time Pulitzer Prize winner and Nobel Prize Laureate Eugene O'Neill. Directed by Tony and Olivier Award winner winner Michael Grandage, HUGHIE will play a strictly limited engagement in the spring of 2016 on Broadway at a Shubert Theatre to be announced. (more...)

Full Cast Set for THE COCKTAIL PARTY in The Coronet's Main AuditoriumFull Cast Set for THE COCKTAIL PARTY in The Coronet's Main Auditorium
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Full casting is announced for the first major London revival of The Cocktail Party in over 25 years, which will be staged in the main auditorium at the iconic Coronet, and marks a transitional moment in the building's redevelopment as the larger space becomes home to the Print Room's eclectic programme. Directed by rising star Abbey Wright, this new Print Room production of TS Eliot's masterpiece plays from 14 September to 10 October, with a cast that includes Helen Bradbury, Richard Dempsey, Hilton McRae, Chloe Pirrie, Christopher Ravenscroft, John Wark and Marcia Warren. (more...)

Chris Noth and Fritz Weaver Join LINCOLN'S FAVORITE SHAKESPEARE Benefit Performance in MA TonightChris Noth and Fritz Weaver Join LINCOLN'S FAVORITE SHAKESPEARE Benefit Performance in MA Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

Acclaimed actors Chris Noth and Fritz Weaver join the cast of Lincoln's Favorite Shakespeare with John Douglas Thompson and Kathleen Chalfant. Tonight, August 14 at 4pm at the Fitzpatrick Main Stage, this noted quartet of actors are donating their performances to the event and will present scenes and soliloquies known and loved by Abraham Lincoln from the canon of Shakespeare with a reception immediately following at Chesterwood. (more...)

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

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/06/2014 for Austin (more...)

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

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/27/2014 for Austin (more...)

BWW Reviews: Actresses in CHALK GARDEN Elevate Problematic and Dated ScriptBWW Reviews: Actresses in CHALK GARDEN Elevate Problematic and Dated Script
by Jeff Davis - Apr 25, 2014

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

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/20/2014 for Austin (more...)

THE CHALK GARDEN to Open 4/11 at Sam Bass TheatreTHE CHALK GARDEN to Open 4/11 at Sam Bass Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2014

From the author of 'National Velvet' comes 'The Chalk Garden', a play that is part comedy of manners and part murder mystery. It tells the story of Mrs. St Maugham and her granddaughter Laurel. Bagnold's plot revolves around a mysterious stranger, Miss Madrigal, employed as governess. The action concerns the gradual revelation that Miss Madrigal once stood trial for murder and the governess's attempt to rescue her teenage charge from her grandmother: the lying Laurel can no more flourish in this world of licensed eccentricity, than rhododendrons can prosper in Mrs St Maugham's arid chalk garden. (more...)

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

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/13/2014 for Austin (more...)

Northlight Theatre to Present LOST IN YONKERS, 5/2-6/8Northlight Theatre to Present LOST IN YONKERS, 5/2-6/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents Lost in Yonkers by Neil Simon, directed by Devon de Mayo. The production will run at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie, from May 2 - June 8, 2014. The Press Opening is Friday, May 9, at 7:30 pm. (more...)

THE CHALK GARDEN Opens Tonight at Sam Bass TheatreTHE CHALK GARDEN Opens Tonight at Sam Bass Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

'The Chalk Garden' by Enid Bagnold opens tonight, April 11th at Sam Bass Community Theatre. Directed by Frank Benge. (more...)

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