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The Invention of Love is a 1997 play by Tom Stoppard portraying the life of poet A. E. Housman, focusing specifically on his personal life and love for a college classmate. The play is written from the viewpoint of Housman dealing with his memories towards the end of his life and contains many classical allusions.

Bill Camp, Jim Norton, Tavi Gevinson and More Join Broadway's THE CRUCIBLE; Full Cast, Theater Set!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2015

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Arthur Miller's THE CRUCIBLE will return to Broadway at the Walter Kerr Theatre (219 West 48th Street) this spring. Bill Camp (as Reverend John Hale), Jim Norton (as Giles Corey), Tavi Gevinson (as Mary Warren), and Jason Butler Harner (as Reverend Samuel Parris) are among those who will join previously announced stars Ben Whishaw (as John Proctor), Sophie Okonedo (as Elizabeth Proctor), Saoirse Ronan (as Abigail Williams), and Ciaran Hinds (as Deputy-Governor Danforth). (more...)

Tickets to MTC's RIPCORD, PRODIGAL SON & INCOGNITO on Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2015

Single tickets are on sale today for Manhattan Theatre Club's three productions presented as part of the 2015-2016 season at New York City Center - Stage I: Ripcord, the world premiere comedy by Pulitzer Prize winner David Lindsay-Abaire, directed by Tony and Emmy Award winner David Hyde Pierce; Prodigal Son, the world premiere play written and directed by Tony Award, Pulitzer Prize and Academy Award winner John Patrick Shanley; and the American premiere of Incognito, the new play by Nick Payne, directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes. (more...)

Tom Stoppard's HAPGOOD to Play Hampstead Theatre This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2015

Written by acclaimed playwright Tom Stoppard and directed by Howard Davies, Hampstead Theatre is delighted to present HAPGOOD, with previews commencing from Friday 4 December 2015 for an opening Wednesday 9 December at 7pm. The show will run through 16 January 2016. Full casting to be announced. (more...)

Dallas Opera to Premiere New Terrence McNally Opera, GREAT SCOTT, 10/30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2015

            DALLAS, OCTOBER 2, 2015 – The Dallas Opera is proud to present one of the most eagerly anticipated new operas of the year: Jake Heggie and Terrence McNally's GREAT SCOTT, featuring a once-in-a-lifetime cast headed by America's favorite mezzo-soprano, Joyce DiDonato, in the title role of Arden Scott; also starring soprano Ailyn Pérez, mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade, baritone Nathan Gunn, countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo, bass Kevin Burdette, tenor Rodell Rosel and baritone Michael Mayes. (more...)

Dallas Opera Premieres New Terrence McNally Opera, GREAT SCOTT Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2015

The Dallas Opera is proud to present one of the most eagerly anticipated new operas of the year: Jake Heggie and Terrence McNally's GREAT SCOTT, featuring a once-in-a-lifetime cast headed by America's favorite mezzo-soprano, Joyce DiDonato, in the title role of Arden Scott; also starring soprano Ailyn Pérez, mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade, baritone Nathan Gunn, countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo, bass Kevin Burdette, tenor Rodell Rosel and baritone Michael Mayes. (more...)

Kevin Blake Stars as F. Scott Fitzgerald in SCOTT AND HEM at Falcon Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

The Falcon Theatre welcomes Kevin Blake now performing the role of 'F. Scott Fitzgerald' alongside Ty Mayberry as 'Ernest Hemingway' and Jackie Seiden as 'Eve Montaigne' in SCOTT AND HEM, written by Mark St. Germain and directed by Dimitri Toscas now through November 15. (more...)

Chicago Shakespeare Sets THE HEIR APPARENT Cast
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2015

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) announces the full cast and creative team for David Ives' uproarious comedy The Heir Apparent, staged by award-winning director John Rando and featuring a stellar cast, led by heralded actor, Paxton Whitehead as Geronte. Rhyming couplets and contemporary slang abound in Ives' deliciously off-color tribute to Jean-Francois Regnard's comic masterpiece, Le Legataire universel-bringing eighteenth-century bawdiness into the twenty-first. Just in time for the holiday season, The Heir Apparent will be presented in the Courtyard Theater November 29, 2015-January 17, 2016. (more...)

Olivier Award-Winning Goodnight Mister Tom Full Cast and Spring Tour 2016 Announced
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2015

The producers of Chichester Festival Theatre's production of Goodnight Mister Tom are delighted to announce today that the Oliver award-winning stage adaptation of Michelle Magorian's classic novel will embark on a UK Tour in 2016 after its strictly limited West End run at the Duke of York's Theatre this Christmas. (more...)

The Toast Explains 'How To Tell If You Are In A Tom Stoppard Play'
by Michael Dale - Nov 30, 2015

Marissa Skudlarek offers a quick and easy guide, even if you don't know THE REAL INSPECTOR HOUND from THE REAL THING. (more...)

Mark Shanahan, Kristen Hahn, Boyd Gaines and More Set for 11/16 Reading of DRACULA at Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

Westport Country Playhouse will present a Script in Hand playreading of DRACULA, the mystery-thriller about a young woman falling victim to a vampire, on Monday, November 16, at 7 p.m.  Director is Anne Keefe, Playhouse associate artist and curator of the playreading series. The play is dramatized by Hamilton Deane and John L. Balderston, from the novel by Bram Stoker. (more...)

Court Theatre Announces Casting for SATCHMO AT THE WALDORF, Community-wide Louis Armstrong Festival
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2015

Court Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, announces casting for the Midwest Premier of Terry Teachout's Satchmo at the Waldorf, directed by Charles Newell. (more...)

The Trial Begins... Meet the Full Cast of THE CRUCIBLE, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Mar 31, 2016

The Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's The Crucible, starring Oscar nominee Saoirse Ronan, opens tonight, March 31, at the Walter Kerr Theatre, 219 West 48 Street. Scroll down to learn more about the full company! (more...)

Tom Stoppard's ARCADIA to Begin March 31 at Central Square Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

The Nora Theatre Company is proud to present the Tom Stoppard's ARCADIA March 31 - May 1, 2016. ARCADIA is directed by The Nora's Artistic Director, Lee Mikeska Gardner. The press performance is Monday, April 4 at 7:30PM. (more...)

Broadway's Got the Golden Ticket! Jack O'Brien-Helmed CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Will Arrive in Spring 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

Broadway's got the golden ticket! Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, Langley Park Productions and Neal Street Productions announced that Roald Dahl's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY will open its gates on Broadway in the spring of 2017, directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien and choreographed by Tony Award nominee and Emmy Award winner Joshua Bergasse. Roald Dahl's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY has music by Grammy, Emmy and Tony Award winner Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Grammy and Tony Award winners Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman, and a book by Artistic Director of Edinburgh's Royal Lyceum theatre David Greig. Design team, Broadway theater and dates to be announced soon. (more...)

Dear Friends! Meet the Full Cast of SHE LOVES ME, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Mar 17, 2016

Laura Benanti (Amalia), Zachary Levi (Georg), Gavin Creel (Kodaly), Michael McGrath (Sipos), Jane Krakowski (Ilona) and Byron Jennings (Maraczek) star in Roundabout's new Broadway production of SHE LOVES ME, directed by Scott Ellis, choreographed by Warren Carlyle with musical direction by Paul Gemignani. SHE LOVES ME officially opens tonight, March 17, 2016, and runs through July 10, 2016 at Studio 54 on Broadway. Scroll down to learn more about the company and watch interviews with the cast! (more...)

Full Cast Set for English Touring Theatre & York Theatre Royal's BRIDESHEAD REVISITED
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2016

The full cast is announced today for the first ever large-scale stage production of Evelyn Waugh's classic novel Brideshead Revisited, adapted by Bryony Lavery, touring this spring and summer in the 50th anniversary year of Waugh's death. (more...)

Jeffrey Bean Stars in Alley Theatre's THE FOREIGNER, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2015

THE FOREIGNER is the last play in the 'Alley Theatre @ UH' season. Alley Resident Company member Jeffrey Bean returns to one of his signature roles as Charlie Baker. The show opens tonight, July 8, 2015. (more...)

Randy Harrison and Andrea Goss to Lead CABARET at Segerstrom Center This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

CABARET, the musical masterpiece, returns direct from Broadway! (more...)

Court Theatre Announces Cast of SATCHMO AT THE WALDORF
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

Court's production of Satchmo will be part of a community-wide Louis Armstrong Festival, happening in partnership with The Beverly Arts Center, The Logan Center at the University of Chicago, The Promontory, South Shore Jazz Coalition, The Louis Armstrong House Museum and the Louis Armstrong Archives at Queens College New York. This community-wide festival will help audiences deepen their understanding of Armstrong's life through musical performances, historical exhibits, symposium, talk-backs and film. (more...)

Austin Shakespeare Presents Euripides' MEDEA, Feb. 17 - March 6 at the Long Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

The Greek tragedy Medea by the irreverent Euripides slashes across the stage with the revenge of a woman scorned, starring nationally-acclaimed classical actress, Franchelle Stewart Dorn in the title role. The production runs at the Long Center for the Performing Arts (701 W. Riverside Drive), February 17-March 6, 2016 and is presented by Austin Shakespeare. (more...)

Just $59 to See MTC's PRODIGAL SON by John Patrick Shanley
by Contests - Broadway - Jan 25, 2016

TIX JUST $59* FOR A NEW PLAY FROM THE WRITER OF DOUBT AND MOONSTRUCK. Written and Directed by JOHN PATRICK SHANLEY. GO BEHIND THE SCENES: Inspired by a pivotal time in Tony, Oscar and Pulitzer Prize winner John Patrick Shanley's own life, PRODIGAL SON is a passionate, explosive portrait of a young man on the verge of salvation or destruction. (more...)

Court Theatre Extends SATCHMO AT THE WALDORF
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

Due to overwhelming demand, Court Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, announces an extension to its critically-acclaimed production of Terry Teachout's Satchmo at the Waldorf, directed by Charles Newell and featuring Barry Shabaka Henley. Satchmo at the Waldorf now runs through February 14, 2016 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. Tickets can be purchased online at www.courttheatre.org or by calling the box office at (773) 753-4472. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at John Patrick Shanley's PRODIGAL SON at Manhattan Theatre Club
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

Prodigal Son, the new play written and directed by Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner John Patrick Shanley, is now in previews and will open on Tuesday, February 9 at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). Check out a first look below! (more...)

John Patrick Shanley's PRODIGAL SON Begins Previews Tonight at MTC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of PRODIGAL SON, the new play written and directed by Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner John Patrick Shanley (Doubt, Outside Mullingar), begins previews tonight, January 19 for a Tuesday, February 9 opening night at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). (more...)

TexARTS Announces Cast of AND THEN THERE WERE NONE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2016

For the final production of the 2015-16 professional season, TexARTS presents the classic murder mystery, Agatha Christie's "And Then There Were None." Set in a solitary island mansion, ten strangers are brought together under mysterious circumstances. All seems perfectly civilized until one by one they are murdered in poetic fashion. Find out whodunit at the Kam & James Morris Theatre, February 19-28. (more...)

A Show Within a Show! Meet the Full Cast of NOISES OFF, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Jan 14, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company's Noises Off officially opens tonight, January 14, 2016. This is a limited engagement through Sunday, March 6, 2016, on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway. Scroll down to learn more about the cast and watch interviews with the company! (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...)

Full Cast Announced for THE TRUTH at Menier Chocolate Factory
by marianka swain - Feb 9, 2016

The latest play from French sensation Florian Zeller, who has already enjoyed a pair of London hits with THE FATHER and THE MOTHER, premieres at Menier Chocolate Factory next month, and the theatre today announces the full UK cast. THE TRUTH is about two couples - their friendship, suspicion and deceit. (more...)

Building the Snowman! Meet Broadway's FROZEN Creative Team
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

As BroadwayWorld just reported, it's official -- FROZEN, a new musical based on Disney's Academy Award-winning musical film, is slated to join Disney hits ALADDIN and THE LION KING on Broadway at a theatre to be announced in spring 2018. Below, get ready for the blizzard with an in-depth look at the musical's creative team! (more...)

Review Roundup: John Patrick Shanley's PRODIGAL SON Opens at MTC
by Review Roundups - Feb 9, 2016

Manhattan Theatre Club presents the world premiere of PRODIGAL SON, the new play written and directed by Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner John Patrick Shanley (Doubt, Outside Mullingar). PRODIGAL SON opens tonight, February 9, at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

World Premiere of John Patrick Shanley's PRODIGAL SON Opens Tonight at MTC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

Manhattan Theatre Club presents the world premiere of PRODIGAL SON, the new play written and directed by Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner John Patrick Shanley (Doubt, Outside Mullingar). PRODIGAL SON opens tonight, February 9, at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I. (more...)

MCC's SMOKEFALL, Starring Zachary Quinto, Begins Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

MCC Theater welcomes film and television star Robin Tunney, making her stage debut opposite Zachary Quinto in the New York premiere of Smokefall by Noah Haidle, directed by Anne Kauffman, who directed The Nether for MCC last season to great acclaim. Smokefall will play the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street) with previews beginning tonight, February 4, 2016, and an opening night set for February 22. It is scheduled through March 13. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 2/4/2016 - New Fantine, SMOKEFALL, A BRONX TALE and More!
by Jessica Khan - Feb 4, 2016

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: LES MIZ gets a new Fantine, SMOKEFALL begins off-Broadway, and A BRONX TALE starts up in New Jersey! (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Robert Sean Leonard & Timothee Chalamet in MTC's PRODIGAL SON
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 3, 2016

Prodigal Son, the new play written and directed by Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner John Patrick Shanley, is now in previews and will open on Tuesday, February 9 at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). Check out highlights of the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at TexARTS' AND THEN THERE WERE NONE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2016

For the final production of the 2015-16 professional season, TexARTS presents the classic murder mystery, Agatha Christie's 'And Then There Were None.' Set in a solitary island mansion, ten strangers are brought together under mysterious circumstances. All seems perfectly civilized until one by one they are murdered in poetic fashion. Find out whodunit at the Kam & James Morris Theatre, February 19-28. (more...)

New Production of Puccini's Romance MANON LESCAUT to Open This Month at the Met
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

The Met's new production of Puccini's MANON LESCAUT opens February 12 with Kristine Opolais as the seductive, tragic heroine and Roberto Alagna in a role debut as her ardent lover, the Chevalier des Grieux. (more...)

2016 Vilcek Prize in Theatre Goes to Blanka Zizka
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

The Vilcek Foundation just announced the winners of its annual Vilcek Prizes, recognizing immigrant contributions to the American arts and sciences. The 2016 Vilcek Prize in Theatre, presented to an immigrant artist with a record of major achievement in his/her field, is awarded to Blanka Zizka, the recipient of a $100,000 prize. (more...)

Stark Naked Theatre to Stage American Classic WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2016

Stark Naked Theatre presents the classic, yet ever-relevant dark comedy Who's Afraid of Virgina Woolf? by Edward Albee.  (more...)

Franchelle Dorn to Lead Austin Shakespeare's MEDEA at the Long Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

Based upon the Greek legend, after betraying her family to get the Golden Fleece for the hero, Jason, he brings Medea and their sons to Corinth where he unexpectedly decides to marry the princess. Faced with the ultimate betrayal, Medea exacts her revenge. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for TexARTS' AND THEN THERE WERE NONE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

For the final production of the 2015-16 professional season, TexARTS presents the classic murder mystery, Agatha Christie's 'And Then There Were None.' Set in a solitary island mansion, ten strangers are brought together under mysterious circumstances. All seems perfectly civilized until one by one they are murdered in poetic fashion. Find out whodunit at the Kam & James Morris Theatre, February 19-28. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Robert Sean Leonard, Timothee Chalamet & More Celebrate Opening Night of MTC's PRODIGAL SON
by Walter McBride - Feb 10, 2016

Manhattan Theatre Club presents the world premiere of PRODIGAL SON, the new play written and directed by Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner John Patrick Shanley(Doubt, Outside Mullingar). PRODIGAL SON opened just last night, February 9, at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos from the after party below! (more...)

Bristol Riverside Theatre to Continue Season with Neil Simon's RUMORS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

Bristol Riverside Theatre continues the 2015-2016 Season with the Neil Simon farce Rumors, running March 22-April 17.  Directed by Keith Baker, the ensemble cast features Bruce Graham, Leonard Haas, Eleanor Handley, Valerie Leonard, Sean Thompson, Jo Twiss, Danny Vaccaro, Jessica Wagner, and Paul Weagraff. (more...)

MTC Extends World Premiere of John Patrick Shanley's PRODIGAL SON
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

Manhattan Theatre Club announced today it has extended the world premiere of Prodigal Son, the new play written and directed by Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner John Patrick Shanley (Doubt, Outside Mullingar). (more...)

The Wilma Theater Continues 2015-16 season with New Stoppard Play THE HARD PROBLEM
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

Tom Stoppard's first new play since Rock 'n' Roll introduces us to Hilary, a 22-year-old psychology student applying for a coveted position with the Krohl Institute for Brain Science. As Hilary prays for strength to move beyond personal regrets, she passionately explores the blurred lines between science and psychology with her colleagues and her sometimes-lover Spike. Ethics are called into question as they delve into the 'hard problem' of consciousness versus gray matter, and debate whether altruism even exists. Following a sold-out run at the National Theatre in London, the Wilma-'America's foremost interpreter of the playwright's work' (Philadelphia Magazine)-is proud to be among the first to bring The Hard Problem to U.S. audiences. (more...)

Rehearsals Begin for John Patrick Shanley's PRODIGAL SON at MTC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2015

Rehearsals begin today for Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of Prodigal Son, the new play written and directed by Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner John Patrick Shanley (Doubt, Outside Mullingar). (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...)

Robert Sean Leonard, Timothée Chalamet & More Will Star in MTC's PRODIGAL SON
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) are pleased to announce complete casting for Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of Prodigal Son, the new play written and directed by Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner John Patrick Shanley (Doubt, Outside Mullingar). (more...)

The City of Austin and Austin Shakespeare Present Free Production Macbeth in Zilker Park
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2016

Now in its 32nd year of Free Shakespeare in Zilker Park, Austin Shakespeare brings a professional production of a modern, military Macbeth facing unusual witches and sword fights in camouflage. Audiences are encouraged to bring blankets and picnics on any Thursday through Sunday at 8 pm for the entire month of May for the production co-sponsored by the City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department. (more...)

HERE LIES LOVE, A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS & More Set for American Conservatory Theater's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) Artistic Director Carey Perloff announced today the final three productions that will comprise the lineup of the company's 50th subscription season. (more...)

Austin Shakespeare to Stage MACBETH in Zilker Park
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

Now in its 32nd year of Free Shakespeare in Zilker Park, Austin Shakespeare      brings a professional production of a modern, military Macbeth facing unusual witches and sword fights in camouflage. Audiences are encouraged to bring blankets and picnics on any Thursday through Sunday at 8 pm for the entire month of May for the production co-sponsored by the City of Austin Parks and Recreation Dept. (more...)

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