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Seattle Rep's A RAISIN IN THE SUN Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Seattle Repertory Theatre presents its season opening production, A Raisin in the Sun, a classic Lorraine Hansberry's drama, directed by Timothy McCuen Piggee. (more...)

Shenan Arts' HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES Opens This Weekend, 30 September
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

London. Autumn. 1889. The famous consulting detective, Sherlock Holmes, and his friend and colleague, Dr. John Watson, are called in to investigate a most intriguing mystery: What could have frightened Sir Charles Baskerville to death? Is there an ancient curse on the Baskerville family? Is Sir Henry Baskerville, Sir Charles' young heir, being stalked by a supernatural Hound from Hell or a diabolically clever murderer? (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 9/25/2016
by BWW - Sep 25, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/25/2016 for Seattle (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 9/25/2016
by BWW - Sep 25, 2016

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Westport Community Theatre Presents CAMPING WITH HENRY AND TOM
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Westport Community Theatre announces its first production of the 2016-2017 season, Camping with Henry and Tom, written by Mark St. Germain. The show, which has performances on weekends through Sunday, Oct. 2, is directed by Ruth Anne Baumgartner and produced by Joan Lasprogato. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Theatre Group at SBCC Continues 2016/17 Season with OTHER DESERT CITIES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

The Theatre Group at SBCC will continue the 16/17 season with the compelling drama, OTHER DESERT CITIES by Jon Robin Baitz, directed by R. Michael Gros, October 12-29, 2016 in the Garvin Theatre (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...)

Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 9/18/2016
by BWW - Sep 18, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/18/2016 for Seattle (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 9/18/2016
by BWW - Sep 18, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/18/2016 for San Francisco (more...)

Spreckels Theatre Company presents Ken Ludwig's BASKERVILLE, A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

From award-winning mastermind of mayhem, Ken Ludwig ('Lend Me a Tenor'), comes this fast-paced mystery-comedy about detective Sherlock Holmes solving his most notorious case. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for Seattle Rep's A RAISIN IN THE SUN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Seattle Repertory Theatre today announced the full ensemble cast of its season opening production, A Raisin in the Sun, a classic Lorraine Hansberry's drama, directed by Timothy McCuen Piggee. (more...)

A Hound Haunts the Mainstage of Longbeach Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

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Joe Sutton's ORWELL IN AMERICA Makes NYC Debut Tonight at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

59E59 Theaters will host the New York premiere of ORWELL IN AMERICA, written by Joe Sutton and directed by Peter Hackett. Produced by Northern Stage, ORWELL IN AMERICA begins performances tonight, October 7 for a limited engagement through Sunday, October 30. Press opening is Wednesday, October 12 at 7:15 PM. (more...)

Orlando Shakespeare to Celebrate the Holidays with EVERY CHRISTMAS STORY EVER TOLD (AND THEN SOME!)
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

Orlando Shakespeare Theater (Orlando Shakes) in Partnership with UCF is thrilled to present Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some!) from November 30 - December 30, 2016 in the Margeson Theater. Originally developed at Orlando Shakes' PlayFest, Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some!) remains one of the Theater's most hilarious and successful holiday shows to date. (more...)

BWW Review: A Sinister POSTMORTEM at The Belmont
by Marakay Rogers - Oct 28, 2016

A famous actor. His eccentric family. His theatrical co-stars. One psychic. And a year-old murder. What could possibly go wrong with this party? (more...)

Tubi TV Releases New Lineup of Free Streaming Movie Offerings for November 2016
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

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Tubi TV Releases New Lineup of Free Streaming Movie Offerings
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Tubi TV, the largest truly free Internet TV network with no subscription fee requirement, offering instant access to premium movies and TV shows across OTT, mobile, and web devices, today announced a new slate of November movies. These audience favorites join the largest free collection of premium and unique movies and TV shows available anywhere, featuring Oscar-winning movies, Emmy-winning TV shows, classics, family and kids, telenovelas, Korean dramas, stand-up comedy, horror, and much more. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 10/02/2016
by BWW - Oct 2, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/02/2016 for Seattle (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 10/02/2016
by BWW - Oct 2, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/02/2016 for San Francisco (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Rhode Island - Week of 10/16/2016
by BWW - Oct 16, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/16/2016 for Rhode Island (more...)

BWW Review: Rhode Island Stage Ensemble on the Case in THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES
by Veronica Bruscini - Oct 15, 2016

The Hound of the Baskervilles, one of the most popular and mysterious incidents in Holmes' famed casebook, is an ideally atmospheric selection to stage just as dark, chilly autumn evenings settle in over New England. This HOUND is a solid offering for the community-based players and artists at RISE. (more...)

Joe Sutton's ORWELL IN AMERICA Makes NYC Debut Tonight at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

59E59 Theaters will host the New York premiere of ORWELL IN AMERICA, written by Joe Sutton and directed by Peter Hackett. Produced by Northern Stage, ORWELL IN AMERICA began performances on Friday, October 7 for a limited engagement through Sunday, October 30. Press opening is tonight, October 12 at 7:15 PM. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Theatre Group at SBCC Continues 2016/17 Season with OTHER DESERT CITIES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

The Theatre Group at SBCC will continue the 16/17 season with the compelling drama, OTHER DESERT CITIES by Jon Robin Baitz, directed by R. Michael Gros, October 12-29, 2016 in the Garvin Theatre (more...)

Queen's Theatre Hornchurch Presents AGATHA CHRISTIE'S PARTNERS IN CRIME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

1920s London. Home from the War, flat-broke and unemployed, our twenty-something heroes Tommy and Tuppence embark on a daring business scheme: 'The Young Adventurers Limited'… willing to go anywhere, willing to do anything. No unreasonable offer refused. But their first assignment plunges them into more danger than they ever imagined as they quickly find themselves sucked into a perilous world of political intrigue, criminal conspiracy, murder and mayhem. Loyal, pragmatic Tommy is the perfect foil for pretty, plucky Tuppence, a whirlwind of infectious exuberance. Agatha Christie's Partners in Crime follows the fortunes of this adorable intrepid twosome - the well-known recurring characters in Christie's novels and short stories. (more...)

Photo Coverage: First Look at Three Person HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES' at Lakewood Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

The Lakewood Playhouse is proud to present the OPENING SHOW of its 78th SEASON: The 3 PERSON COMEDIC Version of the SHERLOCK HOLMES Classic The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.  This British import is made possible by a very Special Adaptation by Peeplykus and Stephen Canny! (more...)

Reinvigorated A CHRISTMAS CAROL to Play Northern Stage
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

A Christmas Carol, written by Charles Dickens and adapted by renowned director Michael Wilson, runs live on stage at the Barrette Center for the Arts in White River Junction, VT, November 16 through December 24. (more...)

BWW Preview: Austin Playhouse Presents: BASKERVILLE By Ken Ludwig, 11/18
by Joni Lorraine - Nov 3, 2016

The game's afoot! Austin Playhouse produces the Texas premiere of a famous Sherlockian tale, Ken Ludwig's BASKERVILLE, A Sherlock Holmes Mystery. (more...)

Critic's Choice: Best of Maine 2016
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Nov 29, 2016

Having had the privilege to serve as Broadway World's Maine Editor for more than three years now, I can say with pride that the state, though remote as it may seem from the epicenter of the theatre world, Broadway, is blessed to be home to so many thriving theatre companies who produce exciting, vibrant seasons. As I compiled my list for 2016 with many familiar names, I was also struck by the extraordinary consistency of excellence these companies maintain. Here are my personal choices of the best in Maine, grouped by theatre and show. (more...)

Orlando Shakespeare Theater Celebrates the Holiday Season with EVERY CHRISTMAS STORY EVER TOLD (AND THEN SOME!)
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Orlando Shakespeare Theater (Orlando Shakes) in Partnership with UCF is thrilled to present Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some!) from November 30 - December 30, 2016 in the Margeson Theater. Originally developed at Orlando Shakes' PlayFest, Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some!) remains one of the Theater's most hilarious and successful holiday shows to date. Tickets are available now by calling (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, visiting www.orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street). (more...)

John Michie to Reunite with Blythe Duff for Traverse Theatre & Tron's GRAIN IN THE BLOOD Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Rehearsals began today, 12 September 2016, for Grain in the Blood, a brand new production from playwright Rob Drummond, commissioned by the Traverse and co-produced with the Tron Theatre, Glasgow. (more...)

Ken Ludwig's BASKERVILLE will Tickle Your Funny Bone!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

It's not a mystery why Cleveland audiences scramble to the theatre when a Ken Ludwig piece is set to take the stage. Ludwig's witty works are always guaranteed to leave audiences howling with laughter, and this master of madcap's latest work to come to Cleveland Play House is no exception. (more...)

BWW Review: BASKERVILLE A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY at Cleveland Play House
by Roy Berko - Jan 30, 2017

Ken Ludwig is the crown king of writing modern farcical plays. He and the Cleveland Play House seem to have a 'thing' for each other. Ludwig has had world premiere productions of his scripts A Comedy of Tenors (2015), The Games Afoot (2011) and Leading Ladies (2004) on CPH stages. (more...)

BWW Review: Comedy and Clues Combine in BASKERVILLE, CATCO's Captivating Caper
by Amanda Etchison - Jan 30, 2017

Grab your deerstalker hat and get ready to put your Holmesian skills of deductive reasoning to the test at CATCO's "Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery." (more...)

Insight Theatre Co Celebrates 10th Season with Move to .ZACK
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

 Insight Theatre Company has more than just an anniversary to celebrate in 2017...their 10th Season kicks off as one of the .ZACK's resident arts organizations.  Their move from Webster Groves' Nerinx Hall to becoming part of the Kranzberg Arts Foundation family in the burgeoning Grand Center Theatre District is the perfect kick-off to this milestone year.  'We are so excited and thrilled to have been selected by the Kranzberg Arts Foundation as a resident company at the .ZACK," states Maggie Ryan, Insight's Artistic Director.  "As an arts incubator, the .ZACK will give us a great opportunity to collaborate with other arts organizations and continue to build and strengthen our dedication to artistic arts excellence.' (more...)

Dee Roscioli to Play Leading Role in EVITA at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

Broadway actress Dee Roscioli will star at the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival this summer in the season opener, Evita. (more...)

Photo Coverage: First look at CATCO's BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY
by Jerri Shafer - Jan 25, 2017

Sherlock Holmes and Watson meet up with The 39 Steps in this madcap mystery farce. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is probably rolling over in his erudite grave but this is The Hound of the Baskervilles redux. (more...)

THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA with James Earl Jones Finds Full Cast at A.R.T.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Director Diane Quinn, will present The Night of the Iguana, written by Tennessee Williams and directed by Michael Wilson. Performances begin on Saturday, February 18 and run through Saturday, March 18 at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle St., Cambridge. (more...)

Meet the Cast of THE NOISY NEIGHBORS OR IL CAMPIELLO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Different Stages continues its 2016 - 2017 season with Carlo Goldoni's The Noisy Neighbors or Il Campiello. Written for the Venetian Carnival of 1756, Goldoni's comedy recounts the matrimonial scheming, gossip, and games enlivening the daily activity of a bustling but poor Venetian piazza where pandemonium reigns. The commedia-inspired play centers on four scrappy, hard-working, hard-playing families whose daily lives on a small square are interrupted by the arrival of a mysterious wealthy stranger during Carnival.  (more...)

Giles Davies, David Jenkins and More Lead CLOUD 9 at Jobsite Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2017

Jobsite Theatre is excited to announce complete casting for Caryl Churchill's Cloud 9, closing our season this July! The show goes into rehearsal in June.  Immediately next up is Martin McDonagh's A Skull in Connemara in March (casting already announced and going into rehearsal on Feb. 6) and then Israel Horovitz's Gloucester Blue (still in casting). (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 2/26/2017
by BWW - Feb 26, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/26/2017 for Ft. Myers/Naples (more...)

Virginia Stage Company Announces Season 39
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Virginia Stage is excited to announce what they have in store for their 39th season. The lineup includes an additional production, the return of fan favorite Crowns. The full lineup has through lines of gospel and comedy and includes a Pulitzer Prize winner, two musicals, a new work, and adaptations of three classic works of literature. (more...)

Orlando Shakespeare Theater Announces Season 29
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Artistic Director Jim Helsinger and Managing Director PJ Albert have announced the 10 productions that will comprise Orlando Shakespeare Theater (Orlando Shakes) in Partnership with UCF's upcoming 2017-2018 Season. Featuring a Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, two Shakespearean epics, a madcap riff on a literary classic, critically acclaimed new works, an adaptation of a cinematic treasure, and stories ripped from the pages of today's most popular children's books, the nationally renowned Theater's 29th Season offers something for every audience in Central Florida and beyond. (more...)

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival Sets One-Day Sales Record
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival set a new one-day sales record on February 15th, the opening day of single ticket sales for the summer 2017 season. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 2/19/2017
by BWW - Feb 19, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/19/2017 for Ft. Myers/Naples (more...)

Photo Flash: The Theatre Group at SBCC presents A FLEA IN HER EAR
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

The Theatre Group at SBCC will continue the 16/17 season with the hilarious farce, A FLEA IN HER EAR, a new version of Georges Feydeau's farce by David Ives, Directed by R. Michael Gros, March 1-18, 2017 in the Garvin Theatre. (more...)

Walnut Street Theatre's Independence Studio On 3 Announces Its 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Walnut Street Theatre has announced the 2017-2018 Independence Studio on 3 season. This 80-seat theatre gives audiences an intimate setting to experience amazing music, mysteries and stories that make audience's hearts sing! The Independence Studio on 3 showcases Philadelphia's remarkable theatrical talent and is the city's premier space for theatre that's up-close and personal. (more...)

BWW Review: Phoenix Theater Presents BASKERVILLE
by Herbert Paine - Feb 1, 2017

If you love a freewheeling fast-paced farce, you'll enjoy BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY, now tearing up the stage at Phoenix Theatre with twists, turns, and detours that transform Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Hound of the Baskervilles into a howl and a hoot. (more...)

Upcoming Readings And Spring Production at Hudson Stage Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

HSC proudly announces the February 10th staged reading of TWO HENRYS by Kenneth Jones, directed by Scott Alan Evans, featuring HSC alum actress Susan Pellegrino, James Lloyd Reynolds and Finnerty Steeves. ??????? (more...)

Best of 2016 BWW Rhode Island – Critics' Picks: As Selected by Your Local Reviewers
by Veronica Bruscini - Dec 31, 2016

2016 was a year for imagination and innovation on Rhode Island stages. Here's a look back on some of the productions that stole the spotlight in the Ocean State this season. (more...)

OLIVER REED: WILD THING Returns to London Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2016

Following runs at the Edinburgh Festival, a UK tour and an acclaimed London run, this tour-de-force show returns by popular demand to the King's Head Theatre in 2017. (more...)

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