MEL GIEDROYC and CAROLINE QUENTIN Join the Cast of NEW SONGS 4 NEW SHOWS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

The Great British Bake Off host MEL GIEDROYC and comedy actress favourite CAROLINE QUENTIN join the already star studded cast of NEW SONGS 4 NEW SHOWS giving the West End a unique experience of seeing star performances of songs from four new musicals, in this one off Gala Concert at the Lyric Theatre Shaftesbury Avenue on MONDAY 28 NOVEMBER at 7.30pm produced by musical theatre production company The Stable. (more...)

Stars Line Up to Sing NEW SONGS 4 NEW SHOWS in One-Off Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

The star cast of New Songs 4 New Shows includes: Douglas Hodge (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), Gemma Whelan (Game Of Thrones), Haydn Gwynne (Threepenny Opera), jazz supremo Ian Shaw, Alex Gaumond (We Will Rock You), sublime tenor Hal Cazalet and singer/songwriter Gwyneth Herbret (The A-Z Of Mrs. P). (more...)

Southwark Playhouse Announces Full Casting for SIDE SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Full casting is announced today for Broadway musical Side Show, which will receive its UK Premiere in a brand new production at Southwark Playhouse, opening on Wednesday 26 October with previews from Friday 21 October. (more...)

Charlie Pollock and Mary Kate Morrissey to Star in Signature Theatre's ELMER GANTRY This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Signature Theatre has announced the cast of Elmer Gantry, a musical version of Sinclair Lewis' best-selling novel, directed by Signature's Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Follies, Million Dollar Quartet). Schaeffer collaborated on the last production of Elmer Gantry at Marriott's Lincolnshire Theatre in Chicago with authors John Bishop (book), Mel Marvin (music) and Bob Satuloff (lyrics) in 1998; the show has not been produced since then. This will be the 5th production in the show's history. Running in the MAX Theatre October 7 - November 9, Signature's production will include several brand new songs by Mel Marvin and Bob Satuloff and a reimagined script that John Bishop worked on until his death in 2006. (more...)

A MIND-BENDING EVENING OF BECKETT to Begin 10/16 at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2013

The New York premiere of A MIND-BENDING EVENING OF BECKETT features the short plays Act Without Words, Breath and Play, at the Irish Repertory Theatre. With direction and puppet design by Bob Flanagan, A MIND-BENDING EVENING OF BECKETT will be performed October 16th- December 1st in the Irish Rep's W. Scott McLucas Studio Theatre (132 West 22nd Street). The press opening is Tuesday, October 22nd. (more...)

Charlie Pollock and Mary Kate Morrissey Star in Signature Theatre's ELMER GANTRY, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

Signature Theatre presents Elmer Gantry, a musical version of Sinclair Lewis' best-selling novel, directed by Signature's Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Follies, Million Dollar Quartet). Schaeffer collaborated on the last production of Elmer Gantry at Marriott's Lincolnshire Theatre in Chicago with authors John Bishop (book), Mel Marvin (music) and Bob Satuloff (lyrics) in 1998; the show has not been produced since then. This will be the 5th production in the show's history. Running in the MAX Theatre today, October 7 - November 9, Signature's production will include several brand new songs by Mel Marvin and Bob Satuloff and a reimagined script that John Bishop worked on until his death in 2006. (more...)

Melbourne Theatre Company to Stage THE BOOK OF EVERYTHING, Nov 29-Dec 22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2013

After wowing New York audiences with this enchanting family tale about facing your fears and finding happiness, director Neil Armfield's acclaimed production of The Book of Everything is staged in Melbourne for the first time. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Irish Rep's A MIND-BENDING EVENING OF BECKETT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2013

Off-Broadway's award-winning Irish Repertory Theatre presents the New York premiere A MIND-BENDING EVENING OF BECKETT, a presentation of three of Samuel Beckett's short plays, with direction and puppet design by Bob Flanagan. With a cast that features Sameerah Luqmaan-Harris, Rachel Pickup, Paul Radki and Rebecca Leigh Silverman, A MIND-BENDING EVENING OF BECKETT is currently performing in the W. Scott McLucas Studio Theatre at the Irish Repertory Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) through December 1st. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

A MIND-BENDING EVENING OF BECKETT to Begin Tonight at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2013

The New York premiere of A MIND-BENDING EVENING OF BECKETT features the short plays Act Without Words, Breath and Play, at the Irish Repertory Theatre. With direction and puppet design by Bob Flanagan, A MIND-BENDING EVENING OF BECKETT will be performed tonight, October 16th- December 1st in the Irish Rep's W. Scott McLucas Studio Theatre (132 West 22nd Street). The press opening is Tuesday, October 22nd. (more...)

HERE And Music Puppetry Program Present SONNAMBULA 11/10-19
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2011

HERE and the Dream Music Puppetry Program are set to present Sonnambula, created by Michael Bodel in collaboration with vocalist Casey Cole. (more...)

MaryJoanna Grisso, Austin Colby, Natascia Diaz and More to Star in Signature Theatre's WEST SIDE STORY; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

Signature Theatre has announced the cast of WEST SIDE STORY, directed by Signature Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Signature's Sunday in the Park with George, Cabaret). The musical, a collaboration of music, dance and theater giants Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim, Jerome Robbins and Arthur Laurents, is considered by some to be one of the greatest musicals of all time. WEST SIDE STORY will run from December 8 - January 24 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre. (more...)

ANNIE Extends At The Olney Theater Center Thru 1/9
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2010

Leapin' Lizards! Annie has been extended at Olney Theatre Center to Sunday, January 9. (more...)

Melbourne Theatre Company Stages THE BOOK OF EVERYTHING, Now thru Dec 22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2013

After wowing New York audiences with this enchanting family tale about facing your fears and finding happiness, director Neil Armfield's acclaimed production of The Book of Everything is staged in Melbourne for the first time. (more...)

MATCHMAKER MATCHMAKER Comes to Ars Nova, 11/30
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2012

About the show: Matchmaker Matchmaker I'm Willing to Settle! invites you to join "Nikki" as she plunges into the matrix of the world wide web to emerge as a guru of Internet Dating in this new original musical. Throw in accidental pornography, impromptu 24 hour trips to Europe, a video chat romance and you've got an honest, heartbreakingly uplifting story that will delight the single, the not, those wishing they were single again…and everyone in between! (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company Presents WHITE CHRISTMAS, 12/3-24
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2010

Based upon the Paramount Pictures film written for the screen by Norman Krasna, Norman Panama, and Melvin Frank. Music and Lyrics by Irving Berlin. Book by David Ives and Paul Blake. (more...)

The Glimmerglass Festival Announces 2016 Season - Stephen Sondheim, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Deborah Voigt and More!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2015

The Glimmerglass Festival, which presents four mainstage productions of opera and musical theater every summer, rounds out each season with a schedule of guest appearances, concerts, public master classes, youth opera performances and more. (more...)

LA BOHEME, SWEENEY TODD, THE CRUCIBLE and More Set for 2016 at Glimmerglass Festival
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

The Glimmerglass Festival, which presents four mainstage productions of opera and musical theater every summer, rounds out each season with a schedule of guest appearances, concerts, public master classes, youth opera performances and more. (more...)

HERE And Music Puppetry Program Present SONNAMBULA 11/10-19
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2011

HERE and the Dream Music Puppetry Program are set to present Sonnambula, created by Michael Bodel in collaboration with vocalist Casey Cole. (more...)

Journey of The Bonesetter's Daughter Screened On PBS 5/8
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2011

JOURNEY OF THE BONESETTER'S DAUGHTER follows the creation of the San Francisco Opera's celebrated production of The Bonesetter's Daughter, composed by Stewart Wallace with a libretto by Amy Tan and based on her bestselling book of the same name. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for EAST IS EAST at Theatre Royal Glasgow
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

Adam Karim (Sajit Khan), Assad Zaman (Saleem Khan), Dharmesh Patel (Abdul Khan), Salma Hoque (Meenah Khan) and Simon Nagra (George Khan) join the previously announced comedy award-winning actress Pauline McLynn (Ella Khan) and original West End cast members, Ashley Kumar (Tariq Khan) and Darren Kuppan (Maneer Khan) to complete the casting of the Khan family in the national tour of Ayub Khan Din's critically-acclaimed play East is East. The Khans are joined by Kammy Darweish (Mr Shah), Sakuntala Ramanee (Mrs Shah) and Sally Bankes (Auntie Annie). (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Group Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

Quintessence Theatre, Philadelphia's only all-classical repertory theatre, announces its seventh season of progressive classics. Season 2016-2017 includes MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN in the fall, a world premiere family holiday classic WILDE TALES, a rotating repertory: LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST and THE BROKEN HEART in the spring, and UNCLE VANYA to close the season in the summer. (more...)

Mark Rylance, GREAT COMET & More Win Boston's Elliot Norton Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

More than 25 nominations of outstanding actors, directors, designers and ensembles were announced today by The Boston Theater Critics Association (BTCA), with winners to be revealed at the 34th Annual Elliot Norton Awards on Monday, May 23, 2016 at 7 PM, at Boston's Citi Performing Arts Center Shubert Theatre. (more...)

Full Cast Set for EAST IS EAST Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015

Adam Karim (Sajit Khan), Assad Zaman (Saleem Khan), Dharmesh Patel (Abdul Khan), Salma Hoque (Meenah Khan) and Simon Nagra (George Khan) join the previously announced comedy award-winning actress Pauline McLynn (Ella Khan) and original West End cast members, Ashley Kumar (Tariq Khan) and Darren Kuppan (Maneer Khan) to complete the casting of the Khan family in the national tour of Ayub Khan Din's critically-acclaimed play East is East. The Khans are joined by Kammy Darweish (Mr Shah), Sakuntala Ramanee (Mrs Shah) and Sally Bankes (Auntie Annie).  (more...)

Journey of The Bonesetter's Daughter Screened On PBS 5/8
by TV News Desk - Mar 9, 2011

JOURNEY OF THE BONESETTER'S DAUGHTER follows the creation of the San Francisco Opera's celebrated production of The Bonesetter's Daughter, composed by Stewart Wallace with a libretto by Amy Tan and based on her bestselling book of the same name. (more...)

Bruno and Odiseo Bichir to Make U.S. Stage Debuts in 'eXtras' at Rubicon
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

Following a critically hailed, highly successful extended run of The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, Rubicon Theatre Company continues the 2015-2016 Season with another American premiere -- eXtras by Sabina Berman. (more...)

20th Annual IRNE Awards Nominees Are Announced - A.R.T.'s THE GREAT COMET, NICE WORK at Ogunquit, BILLY ELLIOT at NSMT and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

The Independent Reviewers of New England (IRNE) today announced the nominees for the 20th Annual IRNE Awards, which honors the best of the previous year's actors, directors, choreographers, designers and companies across the full spectrum of large, mid-size and fringe theater companies. (more...)

Cast Set for Signature Theatre's SIMPLY SONDHEIM World Premiere, Beginning Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2015

Virginia's Signature Theatre is proud to announce the full cast for Simply Sondheim, the world premiere special event celebrating Stephen Sondheim and Signature Theatre's special partnership over the last 25 years. (more...)

Cearley to Headline Musical by Acquisto, Buck, Weinberger at the D-Lounge
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2011

On Monday, June 27, 2011, New York Theatre Barn will present its monthly platform, now in its 4th year, for emerging musical theatre writers at the D-Lounge (at the Daryl Roth Theater). (more...)

NOW PLAYING: Byers Evans House Presents THE OSCAR WILDE EXPERIENCE thru 6/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2012

A tale woven from the short stories, novellas, and poems of Oscar Wilde. (more...)

Cearley to Headline Musical by Acquisto, Buck, Weinberger at the D-Lounge
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2011

On Monday, June 27, 2011, New York Theatre Barn will present its monthly platform, now in its 4th year, for emerging musical theatre writers at the D-Lounge (at the Daryl Roth Theater). (more...)

NOW PLAYING: Byers Evans House Presents THE OSCAR WILDE EXPERIENCE thru 6/23
by Michael Mulhern - Jun 2, 2012

A tale woven from the short stories, novellas, and poems of Oscar Wilde. (more...)

Mildred's Umbrella Presents MUSEUM OF DYSFUNCTION V Showcase, 8/9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2012

Mildred's Umbrella Theater Company and Obsidian Art Space present Museum of Dysfunction V: A SHOWCASE OF SHORTS written by new writers from all over the world and directed and produced by the talented members of Mildred's Umbrella Theater Company and friends. Mildred's Umbrella has chosen the best of the best from more than 200 submissions this year. (more...)

ANNIE Extends At The Olney Theater Center Thru 1/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2011

Leapin' Lizards! Annie has been extended at Olney Theatre Center to Sunday, January 9. (more...)

Kully Thiarai Named New Artistic Director of National Theatre Wales
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

Kully Thiarai, the founding Artistic Director of Doncaster's Cast has today been named as the new Artistic Director and Chief Executive of National Theatre Wales, the country's English-language national theatre, following John McGrath's departure to run the Manchester International Festival. (more...)

NEXT Presents the Songs of Becca Anderson & Brandon James Gwinn, 2/29
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2012

NEXT: Now Entering the Crossroads of Theatre will present the songs of Becca Anderson and Brandon James Gwinn, Wednesday, February 29th at 9:30pm at The Duplex (61 Christopher St @ 7th Ave). (more...)

TIGERTIGERTIGER Plays Long Wharf Theatre For One Day Only 4/7, 4/9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2011

Long Wharf Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Managing Director Ray Cullom, present the Next Stage Company's production of Mac Wellman's tigertigertiger directed by Artistic Resident Maryna Harrison. (more...)

PLAY IT AGAIN, SAM Opens at Playhouse on Park, 3/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2013

Beginning with preview performances on Wednesday, March 6th, 2013 and running through Sunday, March 24th, Playhouse on Park welcomes 'Play it Again, Sam' to its stage. (more...)

NEXT Presents the Songs of Becca Anderson & Brandon James Gwinn, 2/29
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2012

NEXT: Now Entering the Crossroads of Theatre will present the songs of Becca Anderson and Brandon James Gwinn, Wednesday, February 29th at 9:30pm at The Duplex (61 Christopher St @ 7th Ave). (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company Presents WHITE CHRISTMAS, 12/3-24
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2010

Based upon the Paramount Pictures film written for the screen by Norman Krasna, Norman Panama, and Melvin Frank. Music and Lyrics by Irving Berlin. Book by David Ives and Paul Blake. (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company Closes WHITE CHRISTMAS, 12/24
by BWW News Desk - Dec 24, 2010

Based upon the Paramount Pictures film written for the screen by Norman Krasna, Norman Panama, and Melvin Frank. Music and Lyrics by Irving Berlin. Book by David Ives and Paul Blake. (more...)

Mildred's Umbrella Presents MUSEUM OF DYSFUNCTION V Showcase Tonight, 8/9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2012

Mildred's Umbrella Theater Company and Obsidian Art Space present Museum of Dysfunction V: A SHOWCASE OF SHORTS written by new writers from all over the world and directed and produced by the talented members of Mildred's Umbrella Theater Company and friends. Mildred's Umbrella has chosen the best of the best from more than 200 submissions this year. (more...)

Olney Theatre Institute to Present FOREVER PLAID, 8/24-9/15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2013

Don't let this summer end without seeing 'America's Favorite Original Boy Band'! Olney Theatre Institute presents a limited return engagement of Forever Plaid August 24 through September 15 on Olney Theatre Center's Historic Stage. (more...)

JUNO AND THE PAYCOCK & A MIND-BENDING EVENING OF BECKETT Set for Irish Rep this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2013

Off-Broadway's award-winning Irish Repertory Theatre launches its 26th season with a revival of Sean O'Casey's JUNO AND THE PAYCOCK, directed by Irish Rep Artistic Director Charlotte Moore. With a cast that features, among others, J. Smith-Cameron as Juno Boyle, Ciaran O'Reilly as 'Captain' Jack Boyle, and John Keating as Joxer Daly, JUNO AND THE PAYCOCK will begin performances on Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at the Irish Repertory Theatre (132 West 22nd Street). (more...)

Olney Theatre Institute Presents FOREVER PLAID, Now thru 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2013

Don't let this summer end without seeing 'America's Favorite Original Boy Band'! Olney Theatre Institute presents a limited return engagement of Forever Plaid today, August 24 through September 15 on Olney Theatre Center's Historic Stage. (more...)

Mildred's Umbrella Presents MUSEUM OF DYSFUNCTION V Showcase, 8/9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2012

Mildred's Umbrella Theater Company and Obsidian Art Space present Museum of Dysfunction V: A SHOWCASE OF SHORTS written by new writers from all over the world and directed and produced by the talented members of Mildred's Umbrella Theater Company and friends. Mildred's Umbrella has chosen the best of the best from more than 200 submissions this year. (more...)

TIGERTIGERTIGER Plays Long Wharf Theatre For One Day Only 4/7, 4/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2011

Long Wharf Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Managing Director Ray Cullom, present the Next Stage Company's production of Mac Wellman's tigertigertiger directed by Artistic Resident Maryna Harrison. (more...)

TIGERTIGERTIGER Plays Long Wharf Theatre For One Day Only 4/7, 4/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2011

Long Wharf Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Managing Director Ray Cullom, present the Next Stage Company's production of Mac Wellman's tigertigertiger directed by Artistic Resident Maryna Harrison. (more...)

Signature Theatre's SIMPLY SONDHEIM World Premiere Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

Virginia's Signature Theatre presents Simply Sondheim, the world premiere special event celebrating Stephen Sondheim and Signature Theatre's special partnership over the last 25 years. (more...)

Jessie Mueller, THE GREAT COMET, WAITRESS Among 2016 Elliot Norton Award Nominees; Full List!
by Louisa Brady - Apr 16, 2016

Among this year's nominees for Outstanding Musical Production by a Large Theater are WAITRESS and NATASHA, PIERRE, AND THE  GREAT COMET OF 1812, both at American Repertory Theatre. Tony winner Jessie Mueller and Denee Benton also each received nods for their respective performances.  (more...)

E.A.T to Offer A MUSICAL COOKING LESSON Benefit at Players Theatre This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

The critically acclaimed comedic duo, The Calamari Sisters will perform a benefit performance of A MUSICAL COOKING LESSON on Sunday, April 19th for Emerging Artists Theatre in support of their mission to be an incubator for new voices from page to stage. Emerging Artists previous productions include Urban Momfare (FringeNYC Encores 2014), The Sensational Josephine Baker (Theatre Row), and the NY Times acclaimed Penny Penniworth. (more...)

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