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Metropolitan Museum of Art to Display Tullio Lombardo's Newly Restored 'Adam'Metropolitan Museum of Art to Display Tullio Lombardo's Newly Restored 'Adam'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2014

The Metropolitan Museum of Art's marble sculpture Adam by Tullio Lombardo (ca. 1455–1532) will return to public view on November 11, 2014-July 2015, following a tragic accident in 2002 and an unprecedented 12-year conservation project. It is the first life-sized nude marble statue since antiquity and the most important Italian Renaissance sculpture in North America. Tullio carved Adam in the early 1490s for the monumental tomb of doge Andrea Vendramin, now in the church of Santi Giovanni e Paolo, Venice, and it is the only signed sculpture from that iconic monument. (more...)

Alan Titchmarsh Makes West End Debut in WIND IN THE WILLOWS TonightAlan Titchmarsh Makes West End Debut in WIND IN THE WILLOWS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2014

Alan Titchmarsh will make his West End debut starring as the narrator in the Royal Opera House's production of The Wind in the Willows, with full casting to be announced soon. He said, 'I am thrilled and delighted to be joining this tremendous production which celebrates my all-time favourite children's book. Poop poop!' (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from CTG's WHAT THE BUTLER SAWSTAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from CTG's WHAT THE BUTLER SAW
by Stage Tube - Nov 25, 2014

Award-winning British playwright Joe Orton's riotous farce 'What the Butler Saw' opened last weekend on November 23 at the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum. 'What the Butler Saw' continues through December 21. Click below to watch a fun montage of scenes from the show! (more...)

Photo Flash: WHAT THE BUTLER SAW Celebrates Opening Night at the TaperPhoto Flash: WHAT THE BUTLER SAW Celebrates Opening Night at the Taper
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2014

Award-winning British playwright Joe Orton's riotous farce 'What the Butler Saw' opened yesterday, November 23, 2014, at the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum. 'What the Butler Saw' continues through December 21. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below! (more...)

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston Opens THE TALE OF THE ALLERGIST'S WIFE TonightThe Lyric Stage Company of Boston Opens THE TALE OF THE ALLERGIST'S WIFE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston's 2014-15 Season continues with THE TALE OF THE ALLERGIST'S WIFE by Charles Busch. Directed by Larry Coen, the production will run tonight, November 21 - December 20, 2014. Press opening: November 23, 3pm. (more...)

THE SANTALAND DIARES Opens Tonight at Theater WitTHE SANTALAND DIARES Opens Tonight at Theater Wit
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

Fear not fans of subversive holiday entertainment. Theater Wit is re-gifting Chicago with its 11th annual production of The Santaland Diaries, based on David Sedaris' true comic tale of his hilarious stint as one of Santa's elves at Macy's Department Store. (more...)

Joe Orton's WHAT THE BUTLER SAW Opens 11/23 at CTG/Mark Taper ForumJoe Orton's WHAT THE BUTLER SAW Opens 11/23 at CTG/Mark Taper Forum
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2014

Award-winning British playwright Joe Orton's riotous farce 'What the Butler Saw' opens Sunday, November 23, 2014, at 7 p.m. at the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum. 'What the Butler Saw' is currently in previews, and performances continue through December 21. (more...)

Alan Davies Extends LITTLE VICTORIES UK TourAlan Davies Extends LITTLE VICTORIES UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

Following the phenomenal success of his 55 date UK tour of Little Victories in 2014, Alan Davies has announced a further 14 dates in Spring 2015. (more...)

Quintessence to Present ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND, Begin. 12/10Quintessence to Present ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND, Begin. 12/10
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

Quintessence Theatre Group continues its fifth season of progressive classic theatre with Simon Reade's stage adaptation of Lewis Carroll's ALICE's ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. Last Christmas Quintessence took you on an adventure across the English countryside and into the wild wood. This year we will venture down the rabbit hole. A theatrical event for the whole family, Quintessence's special brand of imagination theatre will take you on a whirlwind adventure with Alice and allow you to escape the holiday madness in Wonderland. Bringing together the best professional actors and designers from Philadelphia and across the country, Artistic Director Alexander Burns leads this collective of artists on a mission to ignite the classics through visceral, actor-focused and text-driven productions. ALICE's ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND will begin previews on Wednesday, December 10 at 7pm and open on Saturday, December 13 at 7pm. All performances are at the Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Ave in Mt Airy, Philadelphia, 19119. To purchase tickets visit QuintessenceTheatre.org or call 215.987.4450. (more...)

Pentabus Theatre's MILKED Goes on Tour This SpringPentabus Theatre's MILKED Goes on Tour This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2014

The play that earned emerging playwright Simon Longman a Channel 4 bursary returns to stages up and down the country this Spring as Pentabus tour this comic and moving depiction of rural unemployment. First staged in 2013, the show will receive its London premiere at Soho Theatre, while continuing to reach a diverse range of audiences at theatres across the UK. (more...)

Joe Orton's WHAT THE BUTLER Saw Begins Tonight at the TaperJoe Orton's WHAT THE BUTLER Saw Begins Tonight at the Taper
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2014

Award-winning British playwright Joe Orton's riotous farce 'What the Butler Saw' begins previews tonight, November 12, 2014, at 8 p.m. at the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum. Opening is set for November 23 and performances continue through December 21. (more...)

Joe Orton's WHAT THE BUTLER Saw Begins Tonight at the TaperJoe Orton's WHAT THE BUTLER Saw Begins Tonight at the Taper
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2014

Award-winning British playwright Joe Orton's riotous farce 'What the Butler Saw' begins previews tonight, November 12, 2014, at 8 p.m. at the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum. Opening is set for November 23 and performances continue through December 21. (more...)

Frances Barber, Charles Shaughnessy and More Join Paxton Whitehead in WHAT THE BUTLER SAW at CTGFrances Barber, Charles Shaughnessy and More Join Paxton Whitehead in WHAT THE BUTLER SAW at CTG
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2014

Casting is set for award-winning British playwright Joe Orton's riotous farce "What the Butler Saw," opening at the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum on November 23, 2014. Rehearsals begin October 14, previews begin November 12 and performances run through December 21. (more...)

CNN to Spotlight THE PRINCE OF WALES AND THE DUCHESS OF CORNWALL, 3/14CNN to Spotlight THE PRINCE OF WALES AND THE DUCHESS OF CORNWALL, 3/14
by TV News Desk - Mar 5, 2015

Ahead of Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall's official U.S. tour, CNN will air CNN Spotlight: Charles and Camilla – The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall (more...)

Manchester International Festival Releases Schedule for 2015 ProgrammeManchester International Festival Releases Schedule for 2015 Programme
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2015

MIF has invited Turner Prize-winning artist Douglas Gordon (Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait, Douglas Gordon and Philippe Parreno) and celebrated pianist Helene Grimaud to create Neck of the Woods, a portrait of the wolf brought to life in a startling collision of visual art, music and theatre. (more...)

COOL RIDER Cast Recording For GREASE 2 Stage Show Nears Kickstarter Goal, Ends 3/21COOL RIDER Cast Recording For GREASE 2 Stage Show Nears Kickstarter Goal, Ends 3/21
by Pat Cerasaro - Mar 3, 2015

Prove your love for GREASE 2 and support a new release! (more...)

Chris Ioan Roberts' DEAD ROYAL Comes to Ovalhouse, April 21-25Chris Ioan Roberts' DEAD ROYAL Comes to Ovalhouse, April 21-25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

Villa Windsor, Paris, 1981 - Wallis, Duchess of Windsor aged 82, invites Lady Diana Spencer aged 19 to a despair-laden bachelorette party on the eve of her wedding to the Prince of Wales. Chris Ioan Roberts' Dead Royal is a lacerating, camp-drenched celebration of 1980s narcissistic megalomania. The production will play Ovalhouse, 52-54 Kennington Oval, London SE11 5SW Tuesday 21st - Saturday 25th April 2015. Press night: Wednesday 22nd April, 7.45 p.m. (more...)

Nick Offerman to Lead World Premiere of A CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES in BostonNick Offerman to Lead World Premiere of A CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES in Boston
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

Huntington Theatre Company, the 2013 recipient of the Regional Theatre Tony Award and Boston magazine's Best Theatre of 2013 and 2014, announced today the world premiere production of A Confederacy of Dunces, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher from the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by John Kennedy Toole, directed by David Esbjornson (Guess Who's Coming to Dinner and All My Sons) and featuring Nick Offerman of NBC's "Parks and Recreation." Performances will run November 11 - December 13, 2015 at the Huntington's mainstage, the BU Theatre. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Patrick Page Talks Paper Mill's HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAMEBWW Interviews: Patrick Page Talks Paper Mill's HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 2, 2015

Today, Page speaks exclusively to BWW about this new musical adaptation of the Victor Hugo classic. (more...)

PETER PAN GOES WRONG Set for  The Marlowe Theatre, CanterburyPETER PAN GOES WRONG Set for The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2015

Peter Pan Goes Wrong is a welcome return for Mischief Theatre, celebrated West End newcomers and winners of the Whatsonstage Award for Best New Comedy 2014 (The Play That Goes Wrong). (more...)

DR. OZ SHOW to Put a Little Love In Your Heart This FebruaryDR. OZ SHOW to Put a Little Love In Your Heart This February
by TV News Desk - Jan 29, 2015

The three-time Emmy award-winning, The Dr. Oz Show kicks off the month of February with the ultimate guide to heart health. (more...)

THE OTHER PLACE to Make Chicago Premiere at Profiles Theatre, 2/13-4/5THE OTHER PLACE to Make Chicago Premiere at Profiles Theatre, 2/13-4/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

Profiles Theatre continues its 26th Season with the Chicago premiere of The Other Place by Sharr White, directed by Artistic Director Joe Jahraus. The production runs February 13 - April 5, 2015 at Profiles Theatre's The Main Stage, 4139 N. Broadway. The press opening is Thursday, February 19 at 8pm. (more...)

Manchester International Festival to Present WONDER.LANDManchester International Festival to Present WONDER.LAND
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

wonder.land is a new musical inspired by Lewis Carroll's iconic Alice in Wonderland, with music by Damon Albarn and book and lyrics by Moira Buffini (Tamara Drewe, Handbagged). Directed by the National Theatre's incoming Director Rufus Norris. (more...)

CALDERON'S LIFE IS A DREAM and 'TIS PITY SHE'S A WHORE Coming Up Off-BroadwayCALDERON'S LIFE IS A DREAM and 'TIS PITY SHE'S A WHORE Coming Up Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

Coming up next off-Broadway - Calderon's Life Is A Dream, directed by Matthew Rauch and starring Steven Boyer, Clifton Duncan, Zoe Kazan, Ismenia Mendes, Patrick Page, Jay O. Sanders, Thom Sesma, Nick Westrate, and more on Monday, February 2nd at SoHo Playhouse. Plus, it's your last chance to see Red Bull Theater's finale of its three-part series in collaboration with the Shakespeare Society: Shakespeare and the Jacobeans on Film. See John Ford's 'TIS PITY SHE'S A WHORE, a film by Roland Joffe, on Sunday, January 25th at the SVA Theatre. (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

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Sarah Ferguson Reveals She Was Asked to Appear on E!'s THE ROYALSSarah Ferguson Reveals She Was Asked to Appear on E!'s THE ROYALS
by TV News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

For the first time ever, an actual British royal is speaking out about the show (more...)

Dominic West to Star in WASTE at the National This Fall?Dominic West to Star in WASTE at the National This Fall?
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

According to the Daily Mail, Dominic West is in talks to star in Harley Granville Barker's WASTE, directed by Roger Michell at the National Theatre this fall. (more...)

Maureen Lipman and James Dreyfus Star in HARVEY, Opening Next Month at Birmingham Repertory TheatreMaureen Lipman and James Dreyfus Star in HARVEY, Opening Next Month at Birmingham Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

Mary Chase's Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy HARVEY directed by Lindsay Posner, will open at Birmingham Repertory Theatre on 6 February, running until 21 February. First produced on Broadway in 1944 where it ran for four years, this new production stars James Dreyfus as Elwood P. Dowd and Maureen Lipman as his sister, Veta. (more...)

RSC's Stratford-Upon-Avon Winter 2015 Artistic Programme to Feature HENRY V, WENDY & PETER PAN and MoreRSC's Stratford-Upon-Avon Winter 2015 Artistic Programme to Feature HENRY V, WENDY & PETER PAN and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2015

Royal Shakespeare Company has announed its Stratford-Upon Avon winter 2015 artistic program, including making the 600th anniversary of Agincourt and continues Shakespeare's Histories with Gregory Doran's production of Henry V, also screened 'Live from Stratford-upon-Avon' to cinemas and schools, Jonathan Munby's acclaimed production of Ella Hickson's Wendy & Peter Pan returns to the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, two new plays premiere in the Swan Theatre - Hecuba by Marina Carr, directed by Erica Whyman, and Queen Anne by Helen Edmundson, directed by Natalie Abrahami and Congreve's Love for Love - first RSC staging of this glorious Restoration Comedy, directed by Selina Cadell. (more...)

Walt Disney Records 'Legacy Collection' Continues with PINOCCHIO Two-Disc SetWalt Disney Records 'Legacy Collection' Continues with PINOCCHIO Two-Disc Set
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2015

The sixth release from The Legacy Collection celebrates the 75th anniversary of 'Pinocchio' with a two-disc set, which includes the original restored motion picture soundtrack, three new Lost Chords recordings, plus bonus tracks, enchanting illustrations, original concept art and more. (more...)

Olympia Dukakis and More Set for HIPPOLYTOS, Red Bull Theater's Next 'Revelation Reading', 2/16Olympia Dukakis and More Set for HIPPOLYTOS, Red Bull Theater's Next 'Revelation Reading', 2/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2015

The next Revelation Reading, Euripides' HIPPOLYTOS, directed by Ted Pappas with Olympia Dukakis, Laila Robins, Robert Cuccioli, Clifton Duncan, Gina Daniels, Phillipe Bowgen, Catherine Gowl, Lara Hillier, January LaVoy, Deanne Lorette, Bhavesh Patel, Jean Tafler, and Edward James Hyland, will take place Monday, February 16th at Cherry Lane Theatre, 38 Commerce Street. (more...)

World Premiere of New Norman Wisdom Play Set for Capitol TheatreWorld Premiere of New Norman Wisdom Play Set for Capitol Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2015

Norman Wisdom entertained the world for over six decades. But growing up was tough for Chaplin's favourite clown. In this new play, written by Martyn Bell and Jack Lane, WISDOM OF A FOOL takes you behind the cheeky character and ill-fitting suit, to show the life and early career of one of the most talented performers this country has ever produced. (more...)

Jonathan Slinger Named As New Willy Wonka In CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORYJonathan Slinger Named As New Willy Wonka In CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2015

Jonathan Slinger will play Willy Wonka in the West End production of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, the role currently played by Alex Jennings. (more...)

JOSEPHINE AND I with Cush Jumbo Begins Tonight at The Public TheaterJOSEPHINE AND I with Cush Jumbo Begins Tonight at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2015

The Public Theater begins previews for the New York premiere of JOSEPHINE AND I tonight, February 27. Written by Olivier nominated actress and writer Cush Jumbo, and directed by Phyllida Lloyd, JOSEPHINE AND I runs through Sunday, April 5 at Joe's Pub at The Public, with an official press opening on Tuesday, March 10. (more...)

Skylight Music Theatre Sets 2015-16 Season: MY FAIR LADY, PIRATES OF PENZANCE & MoreSkylight Music Theatre Sets 2015-16 Season: MY FAIR LADY, PIRATES OF PENZANCE & More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2015

Skylight Music Theatre announces its productions for 2015-2016 season - a celebration of women. Through five incredible theatre productions Skylight will explore the strength, ingenuity, and resilience of women as they passionately fight both internal and external forces of human nature. Artistic Director, Viswa Subbaraman has selected five equally brilliant female directors. 'I truly believe these women have unique insights into the stories our female characters have to tell,' said Subbaraman. (more...)

Hamish Linklater and Lily Rabe to Lead Red Bull's THE DUTCH COURTESAN Reading Next WeekHamish Linklater and Lily Rabe to Lead Red Bull's THE DUTCH COURTESAN Reading Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2015

Red Bull Theater's next Revelation Reading, John Marston's The Dutch Courtesan, directed by Michael Sexton, featuring Hamish Linklater and Lily Rabe, along with Matthew Amendt, Michael Braun, Lucas Caleb Rooney, Autumn Dornfeld, Cameron Folmar, Don Guillory, Daniel K. Isaac, David Manis, Kathryn Meisle, Rachel Mewbron, Steven Rattazzi, Kate Skinner, and more, will take place March 2nd at 7:30 pm at the Lucille Lortel Theater, 121 Christopher Street. (more...)

Gwyneth Paltrow And Naomi Watts Wear Anna Hu Haute Joaillerie To The 87th Academy AwardsGwyneth Paltrow And Naomi Watts Wear Anna Hu Haute Joaillerie To The 87th Academy Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2015

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MAKE ME A MORMON to Play The Pheasantry, 16 MarchMAKE ME A MORMON to Play The Pheasantry, 16 March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2015

Following a critically acclaimed stint in Sasha Regan's brand new production of Whistle Down the Wind at the Union Theatre, Welsh boy, pharmacist, flight attendant and Mormon Sebastian Thomas will make his solo debut in Make Me a Mormon at prestigious cabaret venue The Pheasantry on the Kings Road in Chelsea, London for one night only on Monday 16 March 2015. (more...)

London Philharmonic to Host a Bevy of Stars in FOLLIES IN CONCERT, 4/28London Philharmonic to Host a Bevy of Stars in FOLLIES IN CONCERT, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2015

Jennifer Coolidge (American Pie, Legally Blonde, 2 Broke Girls), Alexander Hanson (Stephen Ward the Musical, Jesus Christ Superstar, A Little Night Music) and Stefanie Powers (Hart to Hart, The Girl From U.N.C.L.E) with Alistair Brammer (Miss Saigon, War Horse, Les Misérables) and Laura Pitt-Pulford (The Sound Of Music, Marry Me A Little, The Light Princess) join the previously announced Christine Baranski (Into The Woods, The Good Wife, Mamma Mia), Anita Dobson (EastEnders, Chicago) Anita Harris (Carry On Doctor & Follow That Camel, Cats), Ruthie Henshall (original Roxy in Chicago, Les Misérables), Roy Hudd (Fagan in Oliver!, Coronation Street, Good Old Days) and Russell Watson (the UK's best selling classical artist ever; winner of four Classical BRIT awards), in Follies in Concert, with The City of London Philharmonic Orchestra, at the prestigious Royal Albert Hall. (more...)

London Philharmonic to Host a Bevy of Stars in FOLLIES IN CONCERT, 4/28London Philharmonic to Host a Bevy of Stars in FOLLIES IN CONCERT, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2015

Jennifer Coolidge (American Pie, Legally Blonde, 2 Broke Girls), Alexander Hanson (Stephen Ward the Musical, Jesus Christ Superstar, A Little Night Music) and Stefanie Powers (Hart to Hart, The Girl From U.N.C.L.E) with Alistair Brammer (Miss Saigon, War Horse, Les Misérables) and Laura Pitt-Pulford (The Sound Of Music, Marry Me A Little, The Light Princess) join the previously announced Christine Baranski (Into The Woods, The Good Wife, Mamma Mia), Anita Dobson (EastEnders, Chicago) Anita Harris (Carry On Doctor & Follow That Camel, Cats), Ruthie Henshall (original Roxy in Chicago, Les Misérables), Roy Hudd (Fagan in Oliver!, Coronation Street, Good Old Days) and Russell Watson (the UK's best selling classical artist ever; winner of four Classical BRIT awards), in Follies in Concert, with The City of London Philharmonic Orchestra, at the prestigious Royal Albert Hall. (more...)

JOSEPHINE AND I with Cush Jumbo Begins Later This Month at The Public TheaterJOSEPHINE AND I with Cush Jumbo Begins Later This Month at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2015

The Public Theater will begin previews for the New York premiere of JOSEPHINE AND I on Friday, February 27. Written by Olivier nominated actress and writer Cush Jumbo, and directed by Phyllida Lloyd, JOSEPHINE AND I runs through Sunday, April 5 at Joe's Pub at The Public, with an official press opening on Tuesday, March 10. (more...)

Walt Disney Records The Legacy Collection PINOCCHIO Out TodayWalt Disney Records The Legacy Collection PINOCCHIO Out Today
by Movies News Desk - Feb 10, 2015

The sixth release from The Legacy Collection celebrates the 75 th anniversary of 'Pinocchio' with a 2-disc set, which includes the original restored motion picture soundtrack, 3 new Lost Chords recordings, plus bonus tracks, enchanting illustrations, original concept art and more. (more...)

Red Bull Theater to Present SHAKESPEARE AND THE JACOBEANS ON FILM in JanuaryRed Bull Theater to Present SHAKESPEARE AND THE JACOBEANS ON FILM in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

Red Bull Theater today announced a new three-part collaboration with the Shakespeare Society exploring Shakespeare and the Jacobeans on Film. The series includes a Shakespeare Society major member event (open to the public) and two film screenings. All three events will be held at the SVA Theatre (333 West 23rd Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues) part of the School of Visual Arts. For more information and tickets, visit RedBullTheater.com (more...)

THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Announces It Has Recouped After 12 Weeks!THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Announces It Has Recouped After 12 Weeks!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2014

The producers of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG have announced that something has gone spectacularly right. With their advertising campaign encouraging people to 'SAVE MONEY - DON'T COME' which apparently has not worked, the show that they capitalised in the West End for £250,000 and opened at The Duchess Theatre at the beginning of September, written by and starring unknown out of work actors, has already recouped all of its production costs and is now turning a weekly profit. (more...)

UK's WIND IN THE WILLOWS, with Alan Titchmarsh, to Close, Jan. 17UK's WIND IN THE WILLOWS, with Alan Titchmarsh, to Close, Jan. 17
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2014

Audiences have just one month left to see the Royal Opera House's production of The Wind in the Willows in London's West End. Directed and choreographed by Will Tuckett and starring Alan Titchmarshwho has been lauded for his role as the story's narrator, the Olivier Award-winning production playing at the Vaudeville Theatre closes on 17th January 2015. (more...)

Festival d'Aix-en-Provence's 67th Season to Feature World Premieres, French Premieres & MoreFestival d'Aix-en-Provence's 67th Season to Feature World Premieres, French Premieres & More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

The 67th season of the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence, under the leadership of General Manager Bernard Foccroulle, will present the world premiere productions of operas by Handel and Mozart; the French premiere of Jonathan Dove's children's opera The Monster in the Maze led by Sir Simon Rattle with the London Symphony Orchestra; and a revival of director Robert Carsen's acclaimed 1991 Festival production of Benjamin Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream. The Festival's major vocal presentations this season will also include Serbian composer Ana Sokolovi?'s unconventional one-act a capella opera Svadba (Marriage), and a double bill presenting Persephone,Stravinsky's melodrama for tenor, female narrator, choir, children's choir, dancers and orchestra, with Tchaikovsky's last opera, Iolanta. (more...)

Paul Vincent O'Connor, Fiona O'Shaughnessy, Dan Donohue and More to Star in THE NIGHT ALIVE at Geffen PlayhousePaul Vincent O'Connor, Fiona O'Shaughnessy, Dan Donohue and More to Star in THE NIGHT ALIVE at Geffen Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

The Geffen Playhouse announces the cast for its West Coast premiere production of Conor McPherson's The Night Alive, helmed by Geffen Playhouse Artistic Director Randall Arney. This production will feature Paul Vincent O'Connor (August: Osage County at the National Theatre, London), Fiona O'Shaughnessy (Utopia), Dan Donohue (The Lion King on Broadway), Denis Arndt (Basic Instinct), and Peter O'Meara (Band of Brothers). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Quintessence Theatre's ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLANDPhoto Flash: First Look at Quintessence Theatre's ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

All performances are at the Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Ave in Mt Airy, Philadelphia, 19119. To purchase tickets visit QuintessenceTheatre.org or call 215.987.4450. (more...)

PETER PAN GOES WRONG Coming to Birmingham Repertory TheatrePETER PAN GOES WRONG Coming to Birmingham Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

Celebrated West End newcomers and winners of the Whatsonstage Award for Best New Comedy 2014*, Mischief Theatre are set to come to Birmingham with their new show Peter Pan Goes Wrong. This comedy spin on a classic family favourite opens at Birmingham Repertory Theatre on 27 January until 1 February. (more...)

Quintessence Presents ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND, Beginning TonightQuintessence Presents ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2014

Quintessence Theatre Group continues its fifth season of progressive classic theatre with Simon Reade's stage adaptation of Lewis Carroll's ALICE's ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. Last Christmas Quintessence took you on an adventure across the English countryside and into the wild wood. This year we will venture down the rabbit hole. A theatrical event for the whole family, Quintessence's special brand of imagination theatre will take you on a whirlwind adventure with Alice and allow you to escape the holiday madness in Wonderland. Bringing together the best professional actors and designers from Philadelphia and across the country, Artistic Director Alexander Burns leads this collective of artists on a mission to ignite the classics through visceral, actor-focused and text-driven productions. ALICE's ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND will begin previews today, December 10 at 7pm and open on Saturday, December 13 at 7pm. All performances are at the Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Ave in Mt Airy, Philadelphia, 19119. To purchase tickets visit QuintessenceTheatre.org or call 215.987.4450. (more...)

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