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Based on the 1963 coming-of-age classic and scripted by Terry Johnson, The Graduate follows Benjamin Braddock, a twenty-one year old recent college graduate who is facing high expectations from his parents and anxiety about his future. Upon his return home, Ben is seduced by an older woman, Mrs. Robinson Ė the wife of his fatherís business partner Ė which begins a secret affair. Although the affair ends, it comes back to haunt him when he falls for Mrs. Robinsonís daughter, Elaine.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 10/29/2016
by - Oct 29, 2016's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 10/29/2016. (more...)

Cast and Creative Team Set for THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team for The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program presentation of William Shakespeare's The Two Gentlemen of Verona, running November 12 - November 20 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, directed by Richard Seer, Director of Professional Training for the M.F.A. program, as part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Opening night is Saturday, November 12 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

BalletCollective Announces 2016 'What Comes Next' Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

BalletCollective's 2016 Season, entitled ¬ďWhat Comes Next,¬Ē will further explore the company's unique collaborative process with world premiere works featuring two collaborations pairing architects Carlos Arnaiz and James Ramsey with composers Judd Greenstein and Ellis Ludwig-Leone respectively. (more...)

Victoria Playhouse Petrolia Announces Canadian Inspired 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Co-Artistic Directors David Hogan & David Rogers are thrilled to announce the 2017 Season. 'Celebrate With Us' encompasses a Canadian theme as the VPP honours our country in its 150th year. When asked about the line up for the upcoming season, Hogan said 'Happy Birthday Canada - this season is dedicated to you. We wanted to give back to our great nation that has made us feel glorious and free. Everything in this season is written, composed, compiled, choreographed, directed, performed and/or put together by Canadians. We are thrilled to celebrate Canada.' Director of Cultural Services for the Town of Petrolia, Richard Poore echoed Hogan's sentiments, saying, 'I am so pleased and proud to be part of the 2017 VPP Summer Season announcement. I know our audiences will continue to be thrilled by the VPP experience.' (more...)

San Francisco Opera Announces 2017 Adler Fellows
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

San Francisco Opera Center Director Sheri Greenawald today announced the thirteen recipients of the 2017 Adler Fellowship. Nine singers, three pianist/apprentice coaches and one director will take part in the program-a multi-year performance-oriented residency offering advanced young artists intensive individual training, coaching and professional seminars, as well as a wide range of performance opportunities. Adler Fellows are selected from the young artists who have participated in the Merola Opera Program. The prestigious fellowship has nurtured the development of more than 175 young artists since its inception. (more...)

Desi Moreno-Penson's OMINOUS MEN Gets Staged Reading in NYC This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

There will be a one-night only staged reading of OMINOUS MEN, a new, full-length play by Latina playwright Desi Moreno-Penson. (more...)

JACK and Lukumi Arts Present: Jadele McPherson: Rutas de Azucar
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

In the year of the thaw between Cuba and the U.S., singer/performer Jadele McPherson creates a musical and theatrical bridge connecting the Cuban-American experience of today with black liberation figures, conjurers and spiritual leaders from two hundred years ago. (more...)

ICEBERGS, Alena Smith's World Premiere Ode to Los Angeles, Begins Tonight at the Geffen
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

The Geffen Playhouse presents theWorld Premiere of ICEBERGS, recipient of The Edgerton Foundation New Play Award. (more...)

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center Presents A DAY WITH ROBERT LEPAGE/CANADA
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Born in Quebec in 1957, Robert Lepage is one of the most versatile theatre artists of his generation. Working as an actor, playwright, and director he is constantly creating work in theatre, film, and opera. Since founding his theater company Ex Machina in 1994, his work has toured festivals worldwide and has won him great international acclaim. In his work, Lepage draws from contemporary history as a source of inspiration, and he has been at the forefront of telling stories through the use of new technology. (more...)

DOWNTON ABBEY's Robert Bathurst to Star in KING CHARLES III at Chicago Shakespeare Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2016

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) announces the cast and creative team for the Chicago premiere of Mike Bartlett's new West End and Broadway sensation King Charles III, directed by Gary Griffin as part of the Theater's 30th Anniversary Season. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at The King's Head's F*CKING MEN
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2016

Following three smash-hit, sell-out runs in London and at the Edinburgh Fringe, The King's Head Theatre production of F*cking Men  is to transfer to The Vaults Theatre in Waterloo for a 5-week run, which began Wednesday 2 November, and continues through Sunday 4 December. (more...)

Siemens Provides Clemson with Largest In-Kind Technology Grant in University History
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016


Photo Flash: Connecticut Repertory Theatre Announces Cast and Creative Team for AN ABSOLUTE TURKEY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) announces the cast of Georges Feydeau's 'An Absolute Turkey', adapted from Le Dindon by Nicki Frei and Peter Hall. Paul Mullins will direct. Performances will be held in the Harriet S. Jorgenson Theatre from December 1st through December 10th, 2016. For tickets and information please visit or call (860) 486-2113. (more...)

THE RAILWAY CHILDREN and More Set for Exeter Northcott Theatre's 2017 Spring/Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Exeter Northcott Theatre has announced its exciting spring/summer 2017 season. (more...)

Mozart, Bach, Britten and More Slated for Oratorio Society of New York's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

The Oratorio Society of New York (OSNY), New York's standard for grand choral performance, will mark its 2016-17 season with performances of symphonic choral masterworks of Handel, Mozart, Bruckner, and Britten, ending with Bach's monumental Mass in B Minor. Leading the OSNY for its 144th season will be Kent Tritle, in his 12th year as Music Director. (more...)

Richard Dreyfuss to Chat Film Career at TheaterWorks
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

TheaterWorks will present AN INCREDIBLE JOURNEY: TALKIN' MOVIES WITH RICHARD DREYFUSS on Sunday, November 13, 2016 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. (more...)

Oratorio Society of New York to Open Season with Mozart 'Great' Mass at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

The Oratorio Society of New York fulfills its role as New York's champion of the grand choral tradition with the opening program of its 2016-17 season:  Mozart's "Great" Mass in C Minor, written to celebrate the composer's marriage, and Bruckner's Te Deum, a gem of a 19th-century choral masterwork that Bruckner called "the pride of my life." (more...)

BWW Interview: Veteran Actress MORGAN FAIRCHILD Continues to Cast a Spell in A CINDERELLA CHRISTMAS
by Don Grigware - Nov 28, 2016

Film and TV actress Morgan Fairchild needs no introduction. She has been working for the past 40+ years, always recognizable as the glamorous blonde vixen from such series as Flamingo Road, Paper Dolls and Falcon Crest, as well as the soap Search For Tomorrow. Now about ready to start rehearsals for the Lythgoe Family's Christmas Panto, called A Cinderella Christmas at the Pasadena Playhouse, bowing December 8, Fairchild took time out of her busy schedule to chat with us about the role she is playing and her career. Has she been happy or does she long to change her sexy image? (more...)

JACK and Lukumi Arts Present Jadele McPherson
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

In this monumental week in Cuban and Cuban-American history, singer/performer Jadele McPherson creates a musical and theatrical bridge connecting the Cuban-American experience of today with black liberation figures, conjurers and spiritual leaders from two hundred years ago. Scenes of a young Cuban-American woman discovering her own rebellious ancestry are swallowed by music, dance and ritual featuring some of the great dance and music artists this city has to offer, many coming out of Cuban and Haitian traditions, including Osvaldo "Bembesito" Lora, Val Jeanty, Maxine Montilus, Yomaira Gonzalez, Caridad Paisan Garbey, Daniel Gil, Hansel Vaillant, Miguelo Valdes, Charles Hart and Diosvany Valladares. Themes of black resistance - both historical and contemporary - swell in this colorful and immersive spectacle.  (more...)

London Classic Theatre Announces New Tour of Terry Johnson's Award-Winning HYSTERIA
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

Following the successful tour of Harold Pinter's The Birthday Party in 2016, today London Classic Theatre Artistic Director Michael Cabot announces a new production of Terry Johnson's Hysteria for spring 2017. (more...)

LPTW Announces Nominees for 2017 Gilder/Coigney International Theatre Award
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

The League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW) and its International Committee present nominees of the 2017 LPTW Gilder/Coigney International Theatre Award. (more...)

Myra Kornfeld and Stephen Massimilla Announce COOKING WITH THE MUSE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

In COOKING WITH THE MUSE: A Sumptuous Gathering of Seasonal Recipes, Culinary Poetry, and Literary Fare, co-authors Myra Kornfeld and Stephen Massimilla explore the full potential of a complete seasonal cookbook, one that celebrates real food and the rich cycles and traditions behind it. Here the glories of fresh ingredients, nutritious cooking, delectable dishes, and culinary literature are honored as never before. (more...)

Washington Stage Guild Revives its Production of IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

The Washington Stage Guild starts its 'Pearl Anniversary' season with a remount of one of America's favorite holiday stories in It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play. It's Christmas Eve, 1946, and we are the studio audience for a local radio station as its cast of voice actors and one very busy sound effects man broadcast the beloved tale of George Bailey and his encounter with Clarence, his guardian angel. This 'radio play-within-a-play' re-imagines the familiar movie as it would have been heard in homes all over America in the late 40s, when just such a broadcast took place. Playwright (more...)

Pig Iron Theatre Company Celebrates 20th Anniversary Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Since 1995, Pig Iron Theatre Company has been making unprecedented, original work for audiences in its hometown of Philadelphia and beyond. (more...)

Casting Announced for AstonRep Presents ELEEMOSYNARY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

AstonRep Theatre Company is pleased to continue its 2016-17 season with ELEEMOSYNARY, Lee Blessing's poignant portrait of three women, co-directed by Associate Artistic Director Derek Bertelsen* and Company Member Jeremiah Barr*. ELEEMOSYNARY will play February 23 - March 12, 2017 at The Frontier, 1106 W. Thorndale Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

F*CKING MEN Held Over Into 2017 at The Vaults
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

The acclaimed production of F*cking Men is to extend its stay in The Vaults Theatre in Waterloo by six weeks to January 15, 2017. (more...)

Ginny Bache, aka VK Lynn Pens WAKE UP AMERICA!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Ginny Bache, aka VK Lynn says that working and observing the changes in healthcare for over 55 years caused an eruption of negative feelings about the future of quality care for the patients. In 'Wake Up America!' (published by AuthorHouse), she writes with the hope that others will awaken to the trend and join her in pushing for a better system of care for the people. (more...)

Connecticut Rep's AN ABSOLUTE TURKEY Announces Cast, Creative Team
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) announces the cast of Georges Feydeau's 'An Absolute Turkey,' adapted from Le Dindon by Nicki Frei and Peter Hall. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Lynn Povich of THE GOOD GIRLS REVOLT Talks About the Impact of Women's Rights Because of Clinton's Loss
by Stage Tube - Nov 10, 2016

Renee Montagne on Morning Edition talks to author Lynn Povich about the impact of women's rights from Hillary Clinton's loss to Donald Trump. Listen to the interview below! (more...)

THE BABYLON LINE Begins Tonight at Lincoln Center Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Lincoln Center Theater presents Richard Greenberg's new play THE BABYLON LINE this fall in the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65th Street). The production, directed by Terry Kinney, features Maddie Corman, Randy Graff, Julie Halston, Michael Oberholtzer, Josh Radnor, Elizabeth Reaser, and Frank Wood, and begins performances tonight, November 10. Opening night is Monday, December 5. (more...)

Barbara Drennan, Matthew Seadon-Young, and Joseph Prouse Join the West End Cast of BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

On 28 November 2016 Matthew Seadon-Young and Barbara Drennan will join the West End cast of Beautiful - The Carole King Musical to play Gerry Goffin (Carole King's husband and song-writing partner) and Genie Klein (King's mother) respectively.   (more...)

'AMERICAN SCOREBOARD' Readings Series to Kick Off with Wells Fargo Fraud at Bank Street
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

AMERICAN SCOREBOARD is a series of readings that reflect the issues that President Elect Donald Trump faces when he steps into office. Conceived and produced by Fran Kirmser and Christopher Burney, AMERICAN SCOREBOARD are verbatim readings of Senate and Congressional hearing transcripts presented without interpretation or slant. (more...)

Philippe Bowgen, Donald Faison, Hal Linden, Justin Long, Luna Velez and More Tapped for PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for its revival of Steve Martin's clever and crowd-pleasing comedy hit Picasso at the Lapin Agile. (more...)

Get Ready for Slamming Doors and Sardines! Segal Centre to Present NOISES OFF
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

The Segal Centre will present the widely popular comedy Noises Off by Michael Frayn. The shenanigans unfold both onstage and off in this classic play-within-a-play where lovers scheme, doors slam, clothes spontaneously fly off, and unbelievable hijinks ensue. The winner of multiple 'Best Play' awards, Noises Off will be on the Segal stage for three weeks only, January 29 through February 19. (more...)

TheatreWorks Brings International Comic Drama CALLIGRAPHY to Palo Alto
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley continues its 2016/2017 season with the Regional Premiere of Velina Hasu Houston's international comic drama, Calligraphy. Two continents, two cultures, two estranged sisters, and two cousins determined to bridge the gap between them, are all boldly calligraphed in this free-wheeling work set in Los Angeles and Tokyo, past and present.  East and West collide as Japanese free-spirit Sayuri and biracial American Hiromi care for their feuding mothers, whom they gamely hope to reunite before it is too late. Directed by TheatreWorks Associate Artistic Director Leslie Martinson, Calligraphy will be presented by TheatreWorks Silicon Valley March 8-April 2 at Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. For tickets ($35-$59) and more information the public may visit or call (650) 463-1960. (more...)

BWW Interview: Mia Barron in HURRICANE DIANE at TRT
by Marina Kennedy - Jan 17, 2017 interviewed Mia Barron about her career and Two River Theater's production of 'Hurricane Diane' that is now onstage through February 12th. The show is a commissioned world premiere written by Madeleine George and directed by Leigh Silverman. The production features choreography by Sonya Tayeh and original music by The Bengsons. (more...)

League of Professional Theatre Women Announces 2017 International Theatre Award Finalists
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

The League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW) and its International Committee announce the finalists of the 2017 LPTW Gilder/Coigney International Theatre Award. (more...)

Brush Up on Your Physical Skills with MOVEMENT FOR ACTORS Book, Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

With more than seventy thousand actors currently employed, there's more competition than ever. This is how an aspiring artist can get ahead! The book Movement for Actors, edited by Nicole Potter, Second Edition edited by Mary Fleischer and BarbAra Adrian, is now available. (more...)

University of Notre Dame implements GlyphEd: Data Visualization Software for Enrollment Management
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017


Spring 2017 has Arrived at the New Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Spring 2017 has Arrived at the New Theatre with an eclectic mix of shows guaranteed to delight and entertain audiences. >From blockbuster musicals to special one-off performances, from classic drama to family favourites, this is an unmissable programme of theatre.  (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Portland Awards Winners Announced - Andrew Wade, Phoebe Jacobs, Peter Schuyler and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 10, 2017

Votes are cast; polls are closed; and results have been tabulated! This was our biggest year yet! After a record number of voters in more than 75 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is very excited to announce the 2016 Portland winners! Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners! (more...)

BWW Interview: Renowned Actress SALOME JENS Talks About Doing WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION at Group rep
by Don Grigware - Jan 10, 2017

Actress Salome Jens certainly needs no introduction. She has starred on Broadway, in film and on television over the years creating a mystique that is original and totally alluring. The very sound of her voice holds me captive. She will open at Group rep in NoHo on January 27 in the classic Witness for the Prosecution. I caught up with her during her busy schedule, and here's what she had to say about the play and the new production. (more...)

The Segal Center Presents Heiner Muller's Discovery of America All Day Symposium
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Playwright, poet, and author, Heiner Muller (Jan. 9, 1929 - Dec. 30, 1995) is considered the most significant German dramatist of the 20th century after Bertolt Brecht. Muller's Hamletmachine represents an iconic and enigmatic text in post-dramatic theatre that has been highly influential on a global scale for writers, directors, and dramaturgs. (more...)

Center Stage Welcomes New Director of Education
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Center Stage has announced Michael Wiggins will join the theater's leadership team as Director of Education. Wiggins is a veteran teaching artist, administrator, curriculum writer and program developer. (more...)

Tonight! Artist Talk with Italian Playwright Stefano Massini About The Lehman Trilogy at The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The Italian Playwrights Project presents Something about the Lehmans, a conversation with playwright Stefano Massini about his work as well as the role of the Piccolo Teatro di Milano and contemporary theatre in Europe on Monday, December 5th at 6:30 pm. (more...)

by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 30, 2016


Casting Announced for Interrobang Theatre's FALLING Chicago Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2016

Interrobang Theatre Project concludes its 2016-17 Season, exploring 'Flesh and Blood,' with the Chicago premiere of Deanna Jent's drama FALLING, one family's battle against stigma from society and each other. (more...)

Composers Chen-Hui, Wang Jie, And Hannah Lash To Receive Commissions From League Of American Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Three composers -- Chen-Hui Jen, Wang Jie, and Hannah Lash -- will each receive orchestral commissions of $15,000 as part of the League of American Orchestras' 2016 Women Composers Readings and Commissions program, which is administered by the American Composers Orchestra and EarShot and supported by the Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation. (more...)

Digital Media Unfolds the New Age Dentistry Knowledge with Precession
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016


Dance/NYC Presents 2017 Symposium, 3/5
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

Dance/NYC is pleased to invite you to its 2017 Symposium. Join us for our morning session: Designing a Future for Dance Education led by Paul L. King, Executive Director, Office of Arts and Special Projects, NYC Department of Education, and Shirley Levy, Chief of Staff, Department of Cultural Affairs. Research will be presented by Melanie Lorek, Cultural Policy Research Fellow, The Graduate Center, CUNY. (more...)

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