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Playhouse Square's State Theatre to Host THANKSGIVING SOUL JAM
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

The most memorable hits from the decade of Motown, disco and dance join soul forces Sat., Nov. 26 at 7 pmin Playhouse Square's State Theatre for "Thanksgiving Soul Jam."  Tickets are on sale as of 11 am Sat., Sept. 24 priced at $89, $75, $65 & $55 at playhousesquare.org . 216-241-6000 and the Ticket Office (more...)

Royal Court Announces Casting for THE CHILDREN by Lucy Kirkwood
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Francesca Annis, Ron Cook and Deborah Findlay have been cast in Lucy Kirkwood's new play The Children which runs in the Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Downstairs 17 November 2016 - 14 January 2017 with Press Night on Thursday 24 November. Directed by James Macdonald. With design by Miriam Buether and lighting design by Peter Mumford. "At our time of life, we simply cannot deal with this shit."  (more...)

Interact Center for the Visual and Performing Arts Present WHAT FOOLS THESE MORTALS BE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

This fall, Interact Theater's incomparable ensemble ignites the stage with their newest creation What Fools These Mortals Be. Master playwright and storyteller Kevin Kling heads up the cast for an unforgettable evening of theater, humor, music, and over-the-top foolishness accompanied by original music and stage direction by Ivey Award-winning composer Aaron Gabriel. (more...)

BWW Review: TWELFTH NIGHT - Hilarity at the Market
by Lynn Beaver - Sep 13, 2016

Present Company's current production of Shakespeare at the Market, TWELFTH NIGHT by William Shakespeare is beautiful, hilarious ode to the Bard. (more...)

English Language Premiere of 2,500 Year-Old Drama, THE SUPPLIANT WOMEN, Announces Casting
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Fifty women will leave everything behind. They board a boat in North Africa and flee across the Mediterranean. They are escaping forced marriage in their homeland, hoping for protection and assistance, seeking asylum in Greece. (more...)

Aaron Neville Performs 'Hard To Believe' on TODAY; Debuts 'Stompin' Ground' Lyric Video
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

American music legend Aaron Neville performs “Hard To Believe” on the Today Show, watch his performance here http://smarturl.it/an_todayshow. (more...)

Pilobolus Dance Theater to Be Featured on PENN AND TELLER: FOOL US on The CW, Today
by TV News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

The internationally acclaimed Pilobolus Dance Theater will perform on "Penn and Teller: Fool Us" on today, September 2, 2016 at 9 pm, ET on the CW Network. The company will perform [esc], created in collaboration with Penn and Teller. (more...)

Jane Horrocks, Celia Imrie & Morfydd Clark to Join Glenda Jackson in The Old Vic's KING LEAR
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

As previously reported, 79-year-old politician and Oscar-winning actress Glenda Jackson will return to the stage in the title role of KING LEAR at the Old Vic this autumn. (more...)

Dialogue with Three Chords Concludes 5th Season with YOUR AEON HAS NOT EARNED OUR RESPECT Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

Dialogue with Three Chords (D3C) concludes their fifth season of producing new indie theatre in Greenwich Village this Thursday with YOUR AEON HAS NOT EARNED OUR RESPECT. Written by Stephen Gracia and directed by Michael LoPorto, It's the final installment in the year-long, serialized play, THE MAJOR ARCANA or The Fool'S JOURNEY. (more...)

Dialogue with Three Chords to Conclude 5th Season with YOUR AEON HAS NOT EARNED OUR RESPECT, 5/26
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

Dialogue with Three Chords (D3C) brings their fifth season of indie theatre to a close with YOUR AEON HAS NOT EARNED OUR RESPECT, the final installment in the year-long, serialized play, THE MAJOR ARCANA or The Fool'S JOURNEY. The show features a performance by all-girl musical trio Dolltits and starts at 8pm on May 26, downstairs at Mr. Dennehy's on 63 Carmine Street, New York, NY 10014. Admission is free with a $3 suggested donation. (more...)

Locked Into Vacancy Entertainment to Host Spring Fundraiser FOOL'S BALL, 4/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

Locked Into Vacancy Entertainment will host their spring fundraiser, Fool's Ball, on Saturday, April 2nd, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. at the Globe Pub in Chicago. All proceeds will go towards the production costs of L.I.V.E.'s extended run, a three weekend event in December, 2016. (more...)

BWW Review: Ambitious ANTIGONE NOW at Scena Theatre Falls Short of its Potential
by Pamela Roberts - Mar 30, 2016

ANTIGONE NOW is based on the nearly 2,500-year-old Sophocles drama, but in Scena Theatre's hands it could use even more time to gel. From missed lines to erratic pacing, ANTIGONE NOW squanders its interesting potential and never hits its stride. (more...)

Faction of Fools Theater Company Comedians to Create New Works in One Day
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

Faction of Fools Theater Company's finest comedians come together for a single day to create a rollicking comedy. TALES OF WAR AND PIZZA is the seventh in the popular 'Fool for All' series, an annual one-night only benefit performance to raise funds for the company's unique Commedia dell'Arte productions and educational programs. While the performance revolves around the creativity and flexibility of the actor-creators, the reception before and after the show provides a space for the audience to meet the actors, discuss Commedia dell'Arte, and learn about the creative process.  (more...)

Locked Into Vacancy Entertainment's to Host Spring Fundraiser FOOL'S BALL, 4/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

Locked Into Vacancy Entertainment will host their spring fundraiser, Fool's Ball, on Saturday, April 2nd, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. at the Globe Pub in Chicago. All proceeds will go towards the production costs of L.I.V.E.'s extended run, a three weekend event in December, 2016. (more...)

BWW's 'Some Like It Pop' Discusses if CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND is the Best Show on TV, More
by Some Like It Pop - Mar 10, 2016

Hello Pop Culture Wunderkinds! On this episode of BroadwayWorld's Some Like it Pop Podcast we look back at the best and worst of the 2016 Oscars, discuss what might be the best show on TV, and look at a slew of new TV shows debuting in March. (more...)

Shakespeare in the Parking Lot to Present THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, 7/28-7/13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2016

One of Shakespeare's most problematic works makes its Shakespeare in the Parking Lot debut July 28 to August 13 when Ezra Barnes directs 'The Merchant of Venice.' (more...)

EDINBURGH 2016: BWW Q&A - Bubble Revolution
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jun 27, 2016

BWW speaks to Kasia Lech about her upcoming Edinburgh Fringe performance in Bubble Revolution. (more...)

?The Drilling Company's AS YOU LIKE IT to be Remounted at Bryan Park in July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2016

The Drilling Company's critically-praised Steampunk adaptation of 'As You Like It,' which debuted in Shakespeare in the Parking Lot last summer, is to be remounted July 21 to 23 for Bryant Park Presents Shakespeare with its original cast mostly intact and expanded music by Natalie Smith and Andrew Gombas. The production offers delightful lessons of love, starting off in a stately English Victorian world and moving into a Steampunk paradise when the scene shifts from a conventional Duchy to the mythical Forest of Arden. Hamilton Clancy directs. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2016: BWW Q&A - The Fool
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 8, 2016

BWW speaks to director Rao Xiao Zhi about 2016 Edinburgh Fringe show The Fool. (more...)

Get a Sneak Peek at Open Fist Theatre's THE GARY PLAYS - PART 3 This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

The Open Fist Theatre Company presents an 'Early Look' at the third installment of Murray Mednick's eight-play 'Gary Plays' cycle, directed by Padua Playwrights Artistic Director Guy Zimmerman and playwright Murray Mednick. (more...)

London's Hit Thriller, BLOODSHOT Makes US Premiere at Greenhouse Theater Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

"Bloodshot" makes its U.S. debut at the Greenhouse Theater Center (2257 N. Lincoln Ave.) Aug. 10 - Sept. 10 as part of Greenhouse's "Solo Celebration!" series. Starring acclaimed international actor, the multi-talented Simon Slater, written by award winning Chicago playwright Douglas Post and directed byPatrick Sandford, "Bloodshot," is a one-man murder mystery following the character Derek Eveleigh, a photographer in 1957 London. The thriller is co-produced by Ingenious Purpose Ltd.  (more...)

Aaron Neville's New Album Apache Out Now & Tour Dates Confirmed
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

Aaron Neville's new album, Apache, is out now via Tell It Records and Kobalt Label Services. The album celebrates Neville's 75th birthday, while 2016 marks the 50th anniversary of his first number one single, 'Tell It Like It Is.' The album, which debuted as an NPR First Listen, continues to receive critical acclaim: (more...)

BWW Review: Main Street Theater's TWELFTH NIGHT Marries Love and Humor
by Katricia Lang - Jan 8, 2016

The actors add to the relaxed atmosphere. No one is too good to play for a laugh, which is quintessential Shakespeare. The bard includes a pickled-herring gas joke. The TWELFTH NIGHT actors ensure you laugh at it. (more...)

Southwark Playhouse Sets Full All-Female 'CYRANO' Cast
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

Lauren Brown and Chloe Courtney today announce the full cast for Russell Bolam's production of Cyrano de Bergerac. Kathryn Hunter plays the title role of Cyrano and is joined by Sabrina Bartlett as Roxane, Ellie Kendrick as Christian and by Holly Burn, Tina Chiang, Penelope Dimond, Tamzin Griffin and Kiran Sonia Sawar. The production opens on 22 February at Southwark Playhouse, with previews from 18 February, and runs until 19 March. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at JEEPERS CREEPERS at Leicester Square Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

Jeepers Creepers, written by Marty's best-selling biographer Robert Ross, and starring David Boyle (Being Sellers, The Fool Who Dared to Dream) and Rebecca Vaughan (Austen's Women, I, Elizabeth), will premiere in a four-week season in the Lounge at Leicester Square Theatre from Monday 18 January - Saturday 20 February. Press nights: Wednesday 27 January at 7pm & Thursday 28 January at 7pm. Check out photos below! (more...)

BWW Recap: The Director's Flight Hits a Dead End on THE BLACKLIST
by Marakay Rogers - Jan 15, 2016

Red Reddington sets out to discredit the Director with The Cabal, and exonerate Liz Keen in the process. With a little help from Ressler, Aram, Mr. Kaplan, and the Venezuelan foreign minister, anything can happen on THE BLACKLIST. (more...)

MPAC to Welcome Sergio Mendes, 2/4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

 Bossa Nova king Sergio Mendes, the most successful Brazilian artist of all time, performs at Mayo Performing Arts Center on Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 8 pm. Tickets are $49-89. (more...)

Tickets to Writers Theatre's ARCADIA Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, presents the first production in the Theatre's new home, Arcadia by Tom Stoppard, directed by Michael Halberstam. The show runs March 16 - April 24, 2016 at the Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre in Writer Theatre's new theater center at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. The Press Opening is Wednesday, March 23 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Harry Melling Leads HAND TO GOD, Beginning Tonight in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

After its phenomenal run on and off Broadway, the critically acclaimed five times Tony Award nominated play HAND TO GOD (including Best New Play and Best Director) is making its way to London's West End and will open at the Vaudeville Theatre beginning tonight 5 February, with press night set for 15 February 2016. (more...)

The Rubens Hit No. 1 on Triple J's Hottest 100 Chart with HOOPS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

Australian superstars The Rubens announce that their new  single, “Hoops” (from the album of the same name), has come in at #1 in this year's “Hottest 100” on the Triple J chart. (more...)

BWW Recap: The Fool on the Hilltop on THE WALKING DEAD
by Jennifer McHugh - Feb 29, 2016

How is this season so good? We're only three episodes in and I'm already dreading the end! Also, and believe me, I feel real weird asking this question, but… how hot is Jesus? (more...)

Dialogue with Three Chords to Launch Spring 2016 Season with THE WELL AND THE SKY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2016

Dialogue with Three Chords (D3C) kicks off their Spring season with THE WELL AND THE SKY, the fourth installment in their year-long, serialized play THE MAJOR ARCANA or The Fool'S JOURNEY. (more...)

POETIC LICENSE 2016: A KIND OF NOW Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2016

Poetic Theater Productions announces the line up for their 5th annual festival of new poetic theater. POETIC LICENSE 2016: A KIND OF NOW begins on Thursday, March 17 and runs through Friday, April 8.  Ticket prices range from $15 - $20; the Bedlam event is free. POETIC LICENSE 2016: A KIND OF NOW takes place at the wild project (195 E. 3rd Street, between Avenues A & B). Tickets can be purchased from OvationTix on 212.352.3101 or online at www.poetictheater.com. Group Sales available for groups of 10 or more by emailing: tickets@poetictheater.com (more...)

HAND TO GOD, Starring Harry Melling and Out-of-Control Puppet Tyrone, Opens Tonight in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2016

After its phenomenal run on and off Broadway, the critically acclaimed five times Tony Award nominated play HAND TO GOD (including Best New Play and Best Director) makes its way to London's West End officially opens at the Vaudeville Theatre tonight 15 February 2016. (more...)

BWW Review: MADARI at Paramhans Creations & Saptarishi Cinevision
by Sayanvati Raysak - Aug 9, 2016

The plot of the movie follows the social thriller genre which is simply suitable for the current political system of the nation. The rapidly growing nation for the citizen of over 125 crores, the story features Irrfan Khan as the character of Nirmal Kumar who is a common man of the country and the doing everything as per the instructions of the powerful politicians and other corrupt bodies. (more...)

Warpaint Extends Fall Tour with Facial, Goldensuns and VS Colour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

Warpaint extend their expansive fall tour with new dates today, including November 12 at Nashville's 3rd & Lindsey, November 17 at Austin's Emo's and November 22 at San Diego's Observatory North Park. (more...)

Aaron Neville Performs 'Be Your Man' on THE LATE SHOW; APACHE Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016

American music legend Aaron Neville performs his hit single 'Be Your Man' on 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.' Watch his performance here! The track appears on Neville's new album, Apache, out now via Tell It Records and Kobalt Label Services. (more...)

Horse Head Theatre to Stage Regional Premiere of THE JUDGMENT OF FOOLS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

Absurdities abound in 2016, so this fall Horse Head invites you to blow off some steam, knock back a few and tell us what you really think. (more...)

Aaron Neville Appears on CBS Saturday; New Album APACHE Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2016

American music legend Aaron Neville was a guest on CBS Saturday to discuss his new album Apache, 75th birthday celebration and 50th anniversary of the recording of his first #1 single, 'Tell It Like It Is.' Watch his interview here. (more...)

Gregory Linington and Isabel Keating Join Marg Helgenberger in THE LITTLE FOXES at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

There are people who eat and there are those who get eaten. This fall, Arena Stage serves up Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes, a delicious drama about family greed and betrayal. Emmy Award winner and Golden Globe nominee Marg Helgenberger, known for her 12 seasons as Catherine Willows on CBS's CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, stars as Regina Giddens under veteran director Kyle Donnelly, who has directed more than 20 productions at Arena Stage. The Little Foxesruns September 23-October 30, 2016 in the Kreeger Theater. (more...)

Warpaint's HEADS UP Coming Fall; First Single 'New Song' Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

Heads Up, the highly anticipated third album from Los Angeles-based band Warpaint, is set for release September 23 via Rough Trade Records. The first song from the new album, “New Song,” premieres today. (more...)

Open Fist Theatre Company to Offer Early Look at THE GARY PLAYS - PART 2, 4/22-24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

The Open Fist Theatre Company presents an 'Early Look' at the second installment of Murray Mednick's eight-play 'Gary Plays" cycle, directed by Padua Playwrights Artistic Director Guy Zimmerman. Three performances of Part 2 (comprised of Mednick's Out of the Blue, portions of Gary's Walk and DaddyO Dies Well) will be presented on April 22nd, 23rd & 24th at the Greenway Court Theatre, 544 N. Fairfax in Los Angeles, paving the way for a full production of the entire octet in the Fall of 2016. (more...)

BWW Reviews: KING LEAR, Royal and Derngate, April 5
by Verity Wilde - Apr 6, 2016

Michael Pennington takes on KING LEAR at Northampton's Royal and Derngate, ahead of a UK tour. Verity Wilde was there for BroadwayWorld.com (more...)

BWW Reviews: TERRA NOVA an Elegant Doom at The Vortex
by Devon Hoffman - Apr 6, 2016

Terra Nova's elegant staging and technical elements created an engrossing poetry of action for the brooding tale of men dying in Antarctica. I can't say I warmed-up to all the choices, but warmth wasn't the point of this play. I'll leave it to my reader to see the show and feel the effect of these choices for themselves-yet my own experience lingers in my chest like a shard of ice: (more...)

From the Balcony: The Ultimate Phan Performs One Night Only 4/18 at Davenport's
by Louisa Brady - Apr 3, 2016

From the Balcony: The Ultimate Phan will play one night only on Monday, April 18, 8 PM, at Davenport's Piano Bar & Cabaret,1383 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago.  Performer Jason M. Hammond will debut his one-man show about his life-long obsession with Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera. Tickets are available by calling (773) 278-1830 or by visiting davenportspianobar.com. (more...)

SNOWDEN's Rhys Ifans to Play the Fool in The Old Vic's KING LEAR
by Jessica Khan - Apr 28, 2016

Upcoming SNOWDEN star Rhys Ifans is the latest to sign on for the Old Vic's KING LEAR. (more...)

Dialogue with Three Chords to Continue Spring Season with OUR WRECKAGE IS THE TAIL OF A FALLING STAR
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2016

Dialogue with Three Chords (D3C) continues their Spring season with OUR WRECKAGE IS THE TAIL OF A FALLING STAR, the fifth installment in their year-long, serialized play THE MAJOR ARCANA or The Fool'S JOURNEY. (more...)

Harry Melling Will Join Glenda Jackson in The Old Vic's KING LEAR This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

Today, The Daily Mail's Baz Bamigboye has confirmed that former HARRY POTTER star Harry Melling will join Jackson in the Deborah Warner-helmed production as 'Edgar.' Previews are currently scheduled to begin 25 October. (more...)

KING LEAR Coming to Birmingham Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

An epic new version of Shakespeare's King Lear plays at Birmingham Repertory Theatre from 19 to 28 May, commemorating 400 years since the playwright's death. A co-production between Manchester Royal Exchange Theatre and Talawa Theatre Company, and in association with The REP, King Lear is a brutal portrait of a man unravelling - pitted against his daughters, against nature and against the universe itself. (more...)

BWW Review: TWELFTH NIGHT Shakes With Hilarity
by Herbert Paine - Apr 1, 2016

Southwest Shakespeare Company's TWELFTH NIGHT, directed by David Vining, is a skillfully and smartly constructed and masterfully played production with scene pictures and performances that will linger well after the lights dim. (more...)

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