ROMEO & JULIET, HANSEL & GRETEL, DOCTOR FAUSTUS and More Set for Quintessence's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2015

Quintessence Theatre, Philadelphia's only all-classical repertory theatre, announces its sixth season of progressive classics. (more...)

R. A. Mello Releases COLD SNAP
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2015

“Cold Snap” (published by Xlibris) author R.A Mello creates yet another enthralling addition to the Silverlight Series of books. This book is the continuation of the author's first book “Cold Bill” and chronicles the troubled relationship of Bill Colden and his one true love, Abigail Josephine Lux. (more...)

TREASURE Begins in October at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2015

In a production commissioned by the Finborough Theatre, a unique opportunity to see a classic of Yiddish theatre for the first time in the UK - Treasure by David Pinski opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four week limited season on Tuesday, 20 October 2015 (Press Nights: Thursday, 22 October and Friday, 23 October 2015 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Elektra Records Signs The Moth & The Flame; Unveils New Live Video in Advance of Debut Album
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Elektra Records has announced The Moth & The Flame as the newest members of its legendary roster. (more...)

Official: Rufus Hound and More Join THE WARS OF THE ROSES at Rose Theatre, Kingston
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2015

It's official! Joining previously announced Joely Richardson, Robert Sheehan and Kare Conradi in THE WARS OF THE ROSES at Rose Theatre, Kingston are: Rufus Hound (Bedford & Bolingbroke), Jack Cade (Rivers), Oliver Cotton (Winchester, Clifford, Hastings), Laurence Spellman (Young Clifford, Richmond), Alex Waldmann (Henry VI, Tyrrell), Susan Tracy (Margery Jourdain, Duchess of York). (more...)

RSC's MERCHANT OF VENICE, GAME World Premiere & CARMEN Reimagining Set for the Almeida's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

The Almeida Theatre has announced its new Winter-Spring 2014-15 season, featuring Rupert Goold's celebrated RSC production of THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, starring Ian McDiarmid as Shylock and Susannah Fielding reprising her role as Portia; Robert Icke directing Tobias Menzies in an intimate staging of Wallace Shawn's The Fever AT THE MAY FAIR HOTEL; the World Premiere of Mike Bartlett's play GAME, directed by Sacha Wares and designed by Miriam Buether in a radical reconfiguration of the theater; and Simon Stephens reimagining Bizet's CARMEN in the UK premiere of CARMEN DISRUPTION, helmed by Michael Longhurst. (more...)

ESPN Coverage of 2015 WNBA Finals to Tip Off on ABC, 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2015

ESPN networks exclusive coverage of the 2015 WNBA Finals presented by Boost Mobile featuring the Western Conference champion Minnesota Lynx and the Eastern Conference champion Indiana Fever will tip off Sunday, Oct. 4, at 3 p.m. ET on ABC. (more...)

Sundance Institute Sets Projects, Artists for Fall Theatre Labs
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Sundance Institute today announced the projects and artists that will participate in its two Fall artist development programs: the inaugural Playwrights Studio at Flying Point in Water Mill, NY (October 19-26), as well as the two-week Theatre Lab (November 30 - December 14) for musical theatre, ensemble-generated projects and solo work at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA). Under the supervision of Artistic Director Philip Himberg and Producing Director Christopher Hibma, the initiatives are among the Theatre Program's five annual Labs and Residencies for theatre artists and part of the 24 artist residency labs across many creative disciplines Sundance Institute offers annually. (more...)

ESPN Coverage of 2015 WNBA Finals to Tip Off on ABC, 10/4
by TV News Desk - Oct 2, 2015

ESPN networks exclusive coverage of the 2015 WNBA Finals presented by Boost Mobile featuring the Western Conference champion Minnesota Lynx and the Eastern Conference champion Indiana Fever will tip off Sunday, Oct. 4, at 3 p.m. ET on ABC. (more...)

Pride Films and Plays to Stage ANGRY FAGS as Part of Steppenwolf's Garage Rep, Beg. 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2014

Pride Films and Plays presents Topher Payne's dark comedy Angry Fags as part of the Steppenwolf Theater Company's Garage Rep, beginning March 7, 2015. (more...)

Robert Icke to Direct the Almeida's Production of Wallace Shawn's THE FEVER, Starring Tobias Menzies
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2014

Following Mr Burns and 1984, Almeida Associate Director Robert Icke directs Tobias Menzies (Game of Thrones) in a site specific staging of Wallace Shawn's The Fever. Shawn's searing monologue will be performed for an audience of 28 in the intimate surroundings of a suite at The May Fair Hotel. (more...)

FSLC and Dance Films Association Announce 43rd Dance on Camera
by Movies News Desk - Nov 25, 2014

The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Dance Films Association announced today the lineup for the 43rd edition of Dance on Camera (more...)

Full House - Meet the Cast of A DELICATE BALANCE, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Nov 20, 2014

Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance opens tonight, November 20, on Broadway. The production stars Glenn Close (returning to Broadway for the first time in twenty years), John Lithgow, Lindsay Duncan, Bob Balaban, Clare Higgins, and Martha Plimpton. The limited engagement of A Delicate Balance, directed by Pam MacKinnon, will run through Sunday, February 22, 2015 at the Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the cast! (more...)

Kitchen Sink Series to Feature New Play Reading by Jenni Kuhn
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2014

Next up on Kitchen Theatre Company's Kitchen Sink Series is a staged reading of the brand new play The Stars Are All Imposters by Jenni Kuhn, one of KTC's artistic interns.The Stars Are All Imposters inspects the maddening world of perpetual human curiosity and our inability to accept that we cannot know all of the answers to all of life's questions. (more...)

The Almeida Theatre Kicks Off 'Greek' Season with ORESTEIA Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

The Almeida Theatre launches its new season: Almeida Greeks. (more...)

Rachel McAdams to Narrate Discovery's Groundbreaking Documentary SONIC SEA, 5/19
by TV News Desk - May 2, 2016

SONIC SEA highlights how noise from a range of man-made sources has affected whales in recent years, including the mass stranding of whales around the planet (more...)

Thomas Bradshaw, Erika Sheffer & Wallace Shawn Set for The New Group's THE SENSUALITY PARTY Talkbacks
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

The New Group has announced additional guests for post-show talkbacks at The Sensuality Party, with playwrights Thomas Bradshaw (Burning, Intimacy) and Erika Sheffer (Russian Transport) joining in the conversation at Brooklyn College following the 7:00pm performances on May 2 and May 3, respectively, and Wallace Shawn (Aunt Dan and Lemon, The Fever, Marie and Bruce) joining at LaGuardia Community College following the 2:30pm performance on May 11. (more...)

Breaking News: Sutton Foster Will Lead The New Group's Revival of SWEET CHARITY This Fall; 2016-17 Season Set!
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Sutton Foster, currently starring in TV Land's hit series YOUNGER, will soon return to the stage! (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: Michael Arden Explains the 'Fever Dream' that was SPRING AWAKENING
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 16, 2016

Michael Arden has been a part of the New York theatre community for quite a while, having made his debut in the 2003 revival of BIG RIVER. This year he stepped behind the scenes, making his Broadway directing debut with Deaf West's SPRING AWAKENING (for which he was nominated for Best Direction of a Musical). How did he end up here? Watch below to find out! (more...)

BWW Interview: Co-Stars Rachel Hemphill Dickson and Steve Scott Talk The Ensemble Theatre's PLENTY OF TIME
by Katricia Lang - May 16, 2016

It's barely May and The Ensemble Theatre stage is steamier than Houston in July because of John Shevin Foster's contemporary romantic comedy PLENTY OF TIME. (more...)

ESPN Tips off WNBA's Historic 20th Season 5/14
by TV News Desk - May 11, 2016

ESPN will tip off its 14-game regular-season schedule of the WNBA's historic 20th year on Saturday, May 14, at 7:30 p.m. ET (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 3/08/2015
by BWW - Mar 8, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/08/2015 for Boston (more...)

Immersive Multimedia Work IDIOT to Play HERE This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

As part of its 2015-2016 Producing Season, HERE presents the Artistic Director production, IDIOT, conceived by writer Robert Lyons (Text) and HERE Artistic Director Kristin Marting (Director, Choreographer), adapted from Fyodor Dostoevsky's The Idiot. (more...)

George Thorogood and The Destroyers to Perform at Beacon Theatre This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2016

Metropolitan Entertainment announced today that George Thorogood and The Destroyers will bring their "Badder Than Ever" tour to the Beacon Theatre with special guest Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes on Saturday, July 30, 2016 at 8:00PM. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Friday, March 25 at noon. (more...)

Young, Gifted & Gay Hip Hop Artist Rahccy Unveils New Single 'Miss Jill on 108th'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2016

Covert Entertainment's 23-year-old powerhouse performer, Rahccy is packing pain, pushing power, igniting love and stirring The Fever in her every verse with the release of her debut single, 'Miss Jill on 108th.' (more...)

MEGADETH's New Album 'Dystopia' To Be Issued As Limited Edition Vinyl Picture Disc, 4/8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

On April 8 th, 2016, Universal Music / Tradecraft / T-Boy Records will issue MEGADETH's new highly successful and critically acclaimed album Dystopia as a limited edition vinyl picture disc (more...)

Pride Films and Plays Stages ANGRY FAGS as Part of Steppenwolf's GARAGE REP, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2015

Pride Films and Plays presents Topher Payne's dark comedy Angry Fags as part of the Steppenwolf Theater Company's Garage Rep, beginning tonight, March 7, 2015. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 3/15/2015
by BWW - Mar 15, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/15/2015 for Boston (more...)

ORESTEIA, BAKKHAI and MEDEA Set for the Almeida Theatre's 'Greek' Season; Ben Whishaw and More to Star!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2015

The Almeida Theatre announces its new season: Almeida Greeks. (more...)

SISTER ACT, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT and More Set for Ogunquit Playhouse's 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2015

The Ogunquit Playhouse will have you kicking up your heels for five spectacular musicals slated to hit the stage for the legendary theatre's 83rd season. The Ogunquit Playhouse is proud to be the first regional theatre in the U.S. to produce the smash hits Million Dollar Quartet and Sister Act as well as being among the first in the nation to bring the delightful musical comedy Nice Work if You Can Get It and the blockbuster musical Saturday Night Fever to the stage. Rounding out the 2015 season is the glamorous Broadway musical comedy classic Victor/Victoria. And once again the Ogunquit Playhouse and the Music Hall will partner to bring the quintessential holiday musical White Christmas to the historic Portsmouth stage, extending the Playhouse season all the way to December 20th! (more...)

ROMEO & JULIET, HANSEL & GRETEL, DOCTOR FAUSTUS and More Set for Quintessence's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2015

Quintessence Theatre, Philadelphia's only all-classical repertory theatre, announces its sixth season of progressive classics. (more...)

Official: Almeida Theatre's ORESTEIA to Transfer to West End
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

The Almeida Theatre's critically acclaimed, sold out production of Oresteia, by Aeschylus, re-imagined for the modern stage by Almeida Associate Director Robert Icke (The Fever, Mr Burns, 1984) will transfer to the Trafalgar Studios in the West End from August. Press night September 7th. (more...)

Official: Rufus Hound and More Join THE WARS OF THE ROSES at Rose Theatre, Kingston
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2015

It's official! Joining previously announced Joely Richardson, Robert Sheehan and Kare Conradi in THE WARS OF THE ROSES at Rose Theatre, Kingston are: Rufus Hound (Bedford & Bolingbroke), Jack Cade (Rivers), Oliver Cotton (Winchester, Clifford, Hastings), Laurence Spellman (Young Clifford, Richmond), Alex Waldmann (Henry VI, Tyrrell), Susan Tracy (Margery Jourdain, Duchess of York). (more...)

BWW Reviews: New Asian Tour of SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER
by Rocky Christopher Fajardo - Jul 25, 2015

Tony Manero--of Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group's (ATEG) 2015 Asian touring production of SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER (SNF), which is based on John Badham's '70s landmark film of the same name--would have succumbed to the evil oblivion of his own fever had it not been for one simple--yet pivotal--plot deviation. The inevitable loss that awaited him is not alien but one all too familiar to all those coming of age--and it is through recognizing this evil that he realizes, it is better not to struggle against it but to just flow with it. (more...)

STITCHES to Run 8/6-15 at TheaterLab
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2015

In Stitches Jane is coming apart at the seams, and her sister Jill is trying to hold it all together. When the phone rings their lives become irrevocably intertwined, and the the fine line between self-destruction and self-control quickly begins to erode. (more...)

Coral Springs Center of the Arts to Welcome SOUTHSIDE JOHNNY & THE ASBURY JUKES, 1/31
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

MusicWorks today announced that it is presenting one of America's iconic, soul-infused rock bands, the legendary Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes, at the Coral Springs Center for the Arts, a state-of-the-art performing arts center located at 2855 Coral Springs Drive. (more...)

WaterTower Theatre Reveals 2015 Out of the Loop Fringe Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2015

WaterTower Theatre Producing Artistic Director and Loop Executive Producer Terry Martin today announced the line-up for the 2015 Out of the Loop Fringe Festival, March 5-15, 2015 at the Addison Theatre and Conference Centre. (more...)

Frances Black Projects to Present COMMEDIA DELL'ARTICHOKE, 2/22-24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2015

Frances Black Project presents, Commedia dell'Artichoke, a bi-monthly show created and performed by Carter Gill and Tommy Russell. Performed in classic commedia dell'arte mask, these two Yale Drama trained actors create a world of characters, such as Pulicinella, Tartaglia and Zanni, who live and work in a pizza shop in New York City. It's a story about following your dreams, being your own boss and the chaos that must ensue. February 22, 23 and 24 at 9:30pm at Artichoke Basille's Pizza, 114 10th Avenue (at 17th Street). General admission tickets are $30 and include a slice and drink of choice. Reserved seating is $40. Tickets are available online at http://www.francesblackprojects.com/#current-projects. The following performances with be April 19 & 20 at Artichoke Basille's. (more...)

RSC's MERCHANT OF VENICE, GAME World Premiere & CARMEN Reimagining Set for the Almeida's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2014

The Almeida Theatre has announced its new Winter-Spring 2014-15 season, featuring Rupert Goold's celebrated RSC production of THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, starring Ian McDiarmid as Shylock and Susannah Fielding reprising her role as Portia; Robert Icke directing Tobias Menzies in an intimate staging of Wallace Shawn's The Fever AT THE MAY FAIR HOTEL; the World Premiere of Mike Bartlett's play GAME, directed by Sacha Wares and designed by Miriam Buether in a radical reconfiguration of the theater; and Simon Stephens reimagining Bizet's CARMEN in the UK premiere of CARMEN DISRUPTION, helmed by Michael Longhurst. (more...)

Commedia dell'Artichoke Set for Artichoke Basille's Pizza, 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2014

Frances Black Project presents, Commedia dell'Artichoke, a bi-monthly show created and performed by Carter Gill and Tommy Russell. Performed in classic commedia dell'arte mask, these two Yale Drama trained actors create a world of characters who live and work in a pizza shop in New York City. It's a story about following your dreams, being your own boss and the chaos that must ensue. December 14 and 15 at 9:30pm at Artichoke Basille's Pizza, 114 10th Avenue (at 17th Street). General admission tickets are $30 and include a slice and drink of choice. Reserved seating is $40. Tickets are available online at http://www.francesblackprojects.com/#current-projects. The following performances with be on February 22 and 23. Same place and time. (more...)

Official: Jessica Brown Findlay, Vanessa Kirby & More to Join Paul Rhys in UNCLE VANYA at Almeida Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

Jessica Brown Findlay (Sonya), Vanessa Kirby (Elena), Richard Lumsden (Telegin), Hilton McRae (Serebryakov), Tobias Menzies (Astrov) and Ann Queensberry (Nanny) join the previously announced Paul Rhys (Vanya) in Chekhov's Uncle Vanya, a new version created by and directed by Associate Director, Robert Icke, at the Almeida Theatre. Running from 5 February until 26 March 2016, with press night on 12 February, Uncle Vanya is Icke's next production following the critically acclaimed Oresteia, which ran at the Almeida Theatre, transferred to the West End, and recently won him the Evening Standard Award for Best Director. (more...)

STITCHES Runs Now thru Aug 15 at TheaterLab
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2015

In Stitches Jane is coming apart at the seams, and her sister Jill is trying to hold it all together. When the phone rings their lives become irrevocably intertwined, and the the fine line between self-destruction and self-control quickly begins to erode. (more...)

PetPace Smart Collar Continuously and Remotely Monitors Pets...
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2015

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Quintessence Theatre Group to Open 6th Season with ROMEO & JULIET and THE MANDRAKE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

Quintessence Theatre Group launches its sixth season of progressive classic theatre with Shakespeare's romantic tragedy ROMEO AND JULIET presented in rotating repertory with Wallace Shawn's celebrated translation of Machiavelli's sex comedy THE MANDRAKE. A nine actor repertory ensemble comprised of Quintessence's best and director Alexander Burns will continue to establish Quintessence's brand of full throttle epic classic theatre for today. ROMEO AND JULIET will begin previews on Wednesday, September 30 at 7pm and open on Saturday, October 3 at 8pm.  THE MANDRAKE will begin previews on Wednesday, October 14 at 7pm and open on Saturday, October 17 at 8pm. All performances are at the Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Ave in Mt Airy, Philadelphia, 19119. To purchase tickets visit www.QuintessenceTheatre.org or call 215.987.4450. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 8/16/2015
by BWW - Aug 16, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/16/2015 for Connecticut (more...)

TCG Books Publishes 'INSIDE/OUTSIDE' Play Collection
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2015

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) is pleased to announce the publication of Inside/Outside: Six Plays from Palestine and the Diaspora, edited by Naomi Wallace and Ismail Khalidi. (more...)

1984 to Return to the West End at Playhouse Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

Following a sell-out international tour, this critically and publicly acclaimed production of 1984 will return to the Playhouse Theatre in London's West End this summer. George Orwell's dystopian masterpiece, adapted by Olivier Award-winner Robert Icke and Olivier Award-nominee Duncan Macmillan, will preview from 14 June 2016, with the press night on 28 June 2016. (more...)

BWW Recap: He Giveth and He Taketh Away in NASHVILLE
by Wendi Reichstein - Apr 22, 2015

Miss Christina Aguilera is back as the pop singer superstar Jade- desperately trying to record a country album, and hoping to use Luke Wheeler and her powers of persuasion to do so. Rayna's family is as adorable as ever- singing together and *trying* to live as happily as possible, despite Deacon's obviously deteriorating health. (more...)

Full Cast Confirmed For THE VOTE At Donmar
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

The Donmar Warehouse has confirmed the full cast for The Vote. Joining the previously announced cast, Eddie Arnold, MyAnna Buring, Stavros Demetraki, Tommy French, Joanna Griffin, Gerard Horan, Chukwudi Iwuji, Stephen Kennedy, Beverley Longhurst, Andrew McDonald, Bhasker Patel, Penny Ryder and Michael Shaeffer complete an ensemble of actors who will represent the team of polling station volunteers, polling officers, and the diverse array of characters that are the voting public. (more...)

DOWNTON ABBEY's Jessica Brown Findlay & More Join Cast of ORESTEIA at The Almeida
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2015

Casting is today announced for Oresteia, reimagined for the modern stage by Almeida Associate Director Robert Icke (The Fever, Mr Burns, 1984), in its first major London production in more than a decade. (more...)

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