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NNPN/Curious Theatre Company Announce the World Premiere of THE LUCKIEST PEOPLE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, announces The Luckiest People by Meridith Friedman as its 69th Rolling World Premiere. (more...)

SPACE on Ryder Farm Announces Lineup for 2017 Working Farm Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

SPACE on Ryder Farm, a non-profit artist residency program located on Ryder Farm, an idyllic 221 year-old working organic farm in Brewster, NY, announces its lineup for the 2017 Working Farm Reading Series to be held at Playwrights Horizons in New York City April 3-7, 2017. All readings are free, and farm-fresh bites inspired by the plays and prepared by SPACE chefs will be served at each reading. (more...)

MNM Productions Partners with Alpert Jewish Family & Children's Service for Preview Performance of Monty Python's SPAMALOT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Marcie Gorman-Althof and Michael Lifshitz, the producing partners behind MNM Productions, one of South Florida's hottest new theatre companies, today announced that Alpert Jewish Family & Children's Service will be the exclusive nonprofit partner for the May 18 preview performance of its next production, Monty Python's SPAMALOT, which will run May 19 through June 4 at the Kravis Center's Rinker Playhouse. (more...)

New York Live Arts' Live Ideas Closing Party to Include The Homobiles, Cristy C. Road, Macy Rodman and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Punk musician Lynn Breedlove and the Homobiles perform at the Ostara Ball, a Tea Dance and Closing Party for Mx'd Messages, New York Live Arts 2017 Live Ideas festival. Also on the program are punk rock musician Cristy C. Road, Macy Rodman and DJ Horrorchata. The party is hosted by The Dauphine of Bushwick. (more...)

Finborough Theatre to Mark 150th Anniversary of CASTE with Production Starring Paul Bradley and Susan Penhaligon
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

In a new production commissioned by the Finborough Theatre to mark the 150th anniversary of T. W. Robertson's 1867 comedy - and the first UK production in over 20 years - Caste plays at the Finborough Theatre for nine Sunday and Monday evenings and Tuesday matinees from Sunday, 2 April 2017. (more...)

Loose Tongue presents SEA FRET
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Lucy Carless of Channel 4's critically acclaimed drama series Humans makes her theatre debut as Ruby in Sea Fret opening at the Old Red Lion on the 28th March. Best known for her portrayal of teenaged Mattie in both series of the hit television programme, Lucy trained at the Nottingham Television Workshop. On being a part of the production. (more...)

American Blues Theater to Host Q&A with Pulitzer and Tony Award-Winning Writer David Auburn Following THE COLUMNIST
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

American Blues Theater will host a Q & A with Pulitzer and Tony award-winning playwright David Auburn following a performance of his critically-acclaimed play The Columnist on Friday, March 10 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. The Columnist by David Auburn and directed by Keira Fromm is currently running thru April 1, 2017. (more...)

Print Room Reveals More Details on Karen Blixen Double Bill
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Print Room at the Coronet has today announced further details for Out of Blixen and Babette's Feast, two productions that will run consecutively, putting a spotlight on the fascinating life and writing of Karen Blixen. (more...)

Oliver Driver to Direct Michael Hurst and Morgana O'Reilly in the Award-Winning AMADEUS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2017

Auckland Theatre Company's third show in the brand-new ASB Waterfront Theatre is Sir Peter Shaffer's awarding winning, psychological-thriller, Amadeus, presented by ASB.  (more...)

WE'RE STUCK! Adds New Dates
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Robot-filled interactive theatre show for 8-11 year olds, We're Stuck! returns to take children on a fun, code-cracking adventure to change their whole attitude to learning. Inspired by the extraordinary abilities and limitations of our brain when it comes to maths, We're Stuck! uses the latest educational neuroscience to explore how we can best grow our grey matter. (more...)

BWW Blog: Emma Suttell - Tech Week is Here at HONK! THE MUSICAL
by Guest Blogger: Emma Suttell - Mar 3, 2017

Tech week is here for the cast of Honk! About 60 hours of rehearsal later, we have finally blocked and choreographed the entire show. Last Thursday was our costume parade, and we were able to try on all of the costumes for the show and tell our costume designer if anything needed to be fixed or altered. (more...)

MNM Productions Announces Cast for Monty Python's SPAMALOT at the Kravis Center's Rinker Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

???????Marcie Gorman-Althof and Michael Lifshitz, the producing partners behind MNM Productions, one of South Florida's hottest new theatre companies, today announced the 20-person cast for Monty Python's SPAMALOT, the first of three productions in 2017, each of which will be presented at the Kravis Center's Rinker Playhouse. (more...)

Steel Beam Theatre Announces Casting for RUTHLESS THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2017

What do you get when you combine the story-lines of hit Broadway musicals, like Gypsy and Mame, and movies such as The Bad Seed and All About Eve? You get a totally hilarious take on stage mothers and their beautiful- but poisonous- offspring. A campy cult favorite Ruthless! is a don't miss, 90 minute hilarious musical comedy romp through the world of Broadway, child acting, parenthood, and unbridled ambition. (more...)

Photo Flash: Go Inside the Chocolate Factory with Flat Rock Playhouse's WILLY WONKA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

The whimsical, world-famous candy man himself is back, this time in the mountains of Western North Carolina, as he takes the stage at Flat Rock Playhouse in their Studio 52 Family Series production of Roald Dahl's WillyWonka. Opening March 24th through April 2nd at the Flat Rock Playhouse Main Stage, this timeless family favorite will sport a 'delicious stage full of amazing characters, singing, dancing and acting for the inner child in all of us, with perhaps a few parenting lessons along the way,' says Director Dave Hart. (more...)

Jodie Prenger in 30th Anniversary Production of Willy Russell's SHIRLEY VALENTINE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

???????Willy Russell's heart-warming comedy Shirley Valentine premiered in 1986 and took the world by storm. In celebration of its 30th anniversary the first major revival of this national treasure will visit the Lyceum Theatre from Monday 24 - Saturday 29 April on its UK tour, starring much loved actress Jodie Prenger as Shirley. (more...)

TexARTS Teen Musical Theatre Academy Presents CHICAGO
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

TexARTS' Teen Musical Theatre Academy is jazzed to present Kander & Ebb's blockbuster hit Chicago. The production will run April 1 - 9 at the Kam & James Morris Theatre at TexARTS.    (more...)

Luna Stage Premieres New Play TRANQUIL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Luna Stage is proud to present the world premiere of Tranquil, a new play by McKnight Fellow Andrew Rosendorf: a raw and provocative look at one family's attempt to heal from an unthinkable tragedy. (more...)

Mikron Theatre Presents Premiere of IN AT THE DEEP END
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Following their hugely successful touring productions of Pure and Canary Girls, the award winning Mikron Theatre are set to take to the seas with the premiere of Laurence Peacock's new play celebrating two hundred years of the RNLI - In At The Deep End. (more...)

1984 Film to Screen at the Stonzek Theatre/Lake Worth Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

The Stonzek Theatre of The Lake Worth Playhouse is joining with scores of other independent movie houses across the country ( in screening the film version of George Orwell's classic dystopian novel 1984 on April 4th, 2017. (more...)

Saint Motel Announce First-Ever Virtual Reality LP, Premiere 'Sweet Talk'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Saint Motel has revealed its fourth 360° Interactive Virtualizer Video for “Sweet Talk” as part of YouTube's star-studded SXSW programming featuring hitmakers and innovators such as Solange, Rae Sremmurd, Migos, Lil Yachty and more. (more...)

Victory Gardens to Present World Premiere of QUEEN by Madhuri Shekar
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater continues its 42nd season with the World Premiere of Queen, written by Madhuri Shekar and directed by Joanie Schultz. (more...)

VIDEO: Inside Rehearsals for WILLIAM WORDSWORTH at Theatre by the Lake
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

William Wordsworth looks at the lesser known story behind Wordsworth's fame, set at a time when money problems and the health of his family clashed with his artistic and poetic ambitions. (more...)

The Shaw Festival Announces 2017 Production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

The Shaw Festival introduces a new annual holiday tradition to Niagara-on-the-Lake: Artistic Director Tim Carroll's fanciful production of Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol previews November 15, opens November 25 and runs through December 23 at the Royal George Theatre. (more...)

THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY, FIRST DATE and More Slated for Lake Country Playhouse's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Lake Country Playhouse announced its 2017-2018 Season, which will feature a six play Main Series, four play Youth Series, and a special concert event. (more...)

Chicago Philharmonic Chamber Players Presents MOZART & MIMOSAS, 3/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

 The Chicago Philharmonic Chamber Players (cp2) serve up a classical music brunch at City Winery Chicago (1200 W Randolph St, Chicago) in 'Mozart & Mimosas.' This unique presentation of Mozart's Piano Quartet in G Minor and Schumann's Piano Quartet in E-flat Major is close to what Mozart might have expected in his own concerts - that is, lots of food and wine, along with a raucous audience. (more...)

Bron Creative to Executive Produce and Co-Finance Jennifer Kent's THE NIGHTINGALE
by Movies News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Bron Creative will executive produce and co-finance THE NIGHTINGALE, a period thriller written and directed by Jennifer Kent, who previously wrote and directed the acclaimed feature The Babadook.  Made Up Stories, together with major production investment from Screen Australia, and in association with the Tasmanian Government through Screen Tasmania, and the South Australian Film Corporation will co-finance the picture as well. THE NIGHTINGALE will begin production in March in Tasmania, Australia. (more...)

VIDEO: Joshua Henry Celebrates Return to HAMILTON with All New #HamJam
by Stage Tube - Mar 14, 2017

Earlier this year, Joshua Henry departed the Chicago production of Hamilton, where he played the Windy City's Burr. Now he's back in the show, leading the cast of the national tour, and that means that his #HamJams are also back! Below, watch as he puts his own spin on 'You'll Be Back.' (more...)

Flat Rock Playhouse to Present THE MUSIC OF SIMON & GARFUNKEL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

The Playhouse is returning to the 'rock' of Music on the Rock with their next tribute performance featuring the folk-rock music of Simon & Garfunkel. (more...)

Lake Worth Playhouse Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

The Lake Worth Playhouse has just announced their 2017/18 Season! (more...)

Davidson Community Players to Present I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Can one show cover everything you have ever secretly thought about dating, romance, marriage, lovers, husbands, wives and in-laws, but were afraid to admit? Off-Broadway's phenomenal longest-running musical, I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change claims to do just that, and it is coming to Davidson Community Players this spring. (more...)

MSTW Presents their 5th Annual One-Act Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2017

Honoring "short attention spans"  everywhere, Main Street Theatre Works presents their 5thAnnual One-Act Festival. This two-day-only fundraising event is April 8th and 9th at the Native Sons Hall in Sutter Creek. (more...)

One Night Only! West End & Broadway Star Hannah Waddingham In Concert at London Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Club 11 London and The Hippodrome are thrilled to announce that West End, Game Of Thrones and Broadway star Hannah Waddingham joins us with her 'Mini Big Band' for one night only on Thursday 27th April, 8pm. (more...)

Complete Cast Announced for Rajiv Joseph's ARCHDUKE at the Taper
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Center Theatre Group has announced the casting for the world premiere of "Archduke" by Rajiv Joseph. Directed by Giovanna Sardelli, "Archduke" begins previews April 25, opens May 7 and continues through June 4, 2017, at the Mark Taper Forum. (more...)

The 1975, Mumford & Sons and Fleet Foxes to Headline Latitude 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Latitude Festival has announced the line up for their twelfth edition, which takes  place on Thursday 13th - Sunday 16th July 2017 in the stunning grounds of Henham Park, Suffolk. (more...)

Photo Coverage: First look at Off the Lake Productions' THE ADDAMS FAMILY
by Jerri Shafer - Feb 28, 2017

Looking for a fun night out full of music and mayhem? Off The Lake Productions (the only student-run musical theatre group on Ohio State's campus) presents.. The Addams Family! America's favorite weird and wonderful family comes to devilishly delightful life in this original musical about love, family, honesty and growing up. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday's "normal" boyfriend and his parents. Come meet the Addams! We promise they don't bite. (more...)

BWW Review: OTL's Lively and Laugh-filled THE ADDAMS FAMILY More Kooky than Spooky
by Amanda Etchison - Feb 28, 2017

The months of February and March are normally associated with hearts and shamrocks, not gravestones and ghouls. That is, unless you're a member of the Addams family. (more...)

John O'Hurley to Bring A MAN WITH STANDARDS to Cafe Carlyle This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Award-winning actor/singer John O'Hurley makes his Cafe Carlyle debut, March 28 - April 8. (more...)

Rescue Canine Star in ANNIE Inspires Pet Adoption Event at Kravis Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

The four-legged star of one of the most beloved family musicals of all time is the inspiration behind an upcoming pet adoption at the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts. The Tony Award winning production of ANNIE takes the Kravis Center stage Thursday, March 2 at 8 pm. Prior to the one-night-only performance, Palm Beach County Animal Care Control, Big and Little Dog Ranch Rescue and Amber's Animal Outreach will have their own furry "orphans" available for adoption and looking for a better "Tomorrow." (more...)

Brenda Lumzy-Hicks Pens HELL IS REAL!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Brenda Lumzy-Hicks, a pastor, Doctor of religious education, devoted writer and author, has completed her newest work 'Hell Is Real': a gripping and potent journey through the bible. (more...)

Flat Rock Playhouse presents MUSIC ON THE ROCK: The Music of The Rat Pack
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

The Playhouse has kicked off its 2017 season with a month of music celebrating genres ranging from rock to country, and everything in between.  Continuing with this music marathon, The Music of the Rat Pack, a Music on the Rock special featuring timeless music from the golden age of American standards, will run from March 9th through the 19th at The Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown on Main Street in Hendersonville.   (more...)

Saint Motel Launch North American Tour w/ Panic! At The Disco
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Los Angeles indie pop quartet Saint Motel are wasting no time getting back on the road in support of the new LP saintmotelevision (out now on Elektra). (more...)

Gary Mullen and The Works Bring ONE NIGHT OF QUEEN to Miller Auditorium
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

In 2000, Gary Mullen won ITV's Stars In Their Eyes Live Grand Finale, with the largest number of votes ever received in the show's history. The record of 864,838 votes was more than twice that of the runner-up. Gary began touring on his own and in 2002 formed a band, The Works, to pay tribute to rock legends Queen. (more...)

Photo Flash: Fisher Taylor-Gaunt Productions presents THE SORROWS OF SATAN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

The Sorrows of Satan is written by musical theatre writing duo Bateman and Conley and directed by Adam Lenson (Songs for a New World, St. James Theatre) and runs at Tristan Bates for six weeks, opening on 21 February with previews from 14 February (more...)

BY JEEVES! Alan Ayckbourn To Direct Revival For Old Laundry Theatre's 25th Anniversary Year
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Alan Ayckbourn's light-hearted, fun musical BY JEEVES will be the highlight of the Old Laundry Theatre's 25th Anniversary Season 2017, opening on Friday 6 October - Saturday 4 November 2017 (Press Night: Monday 9 October 2017 at 7.30pm.) A rare opportunity to see Alan Ayckbourn's first revival in over 20 years of this jocular musical - from Broadway to Bowness! (more...)

Flat Rock Playhouse to Present CLASSIC NASHVILLE ROADSHOW This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Remember when June fell for Johnny, and Loretta was just a coal miner's daughter?  Well, Flat Rock Playhouse sure does, and the first Main Stage show of their 2017 season is reminiscent of just that.  (more...)

Theaters to Band Together to Combat Trump's Policies This April
by Movies News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

On April 4, 2017, almost 90 art house movie theatres across the country in 79 cities and in 34 states, plus one location in Canada, will be participating collectively in a NATIONAL EVENT DAY screening of the 80's movie “1984” (more...)

Chicago Philharmonic Presents SOUND OF CHANGE, 2/19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Relive the music of a generation when the Chicago Philharmonic Chamber Players (cp2 ) present "Sounds of Change," a celebration of music from the 60s and 70s at City Winery Chicago. From Hendrix to Shostakovich, the transforming world spread its message though the music of the times. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Theatre By The Lake and English Touring Theatre's World Premiere of WILLIAM WORDSWORTH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Theatre by The Lake today announces full cast for the world premiere of Nicholas Pierpan's play William Wordsworth.  Michael Oakley directs Daniel Abelson (Coleridge), Amiera Darwish (Sara), Richard Evans (Atkinson/Elderly Man), Joseph Mydell (George Beaumont), Emma Pallant (Dorothy), Paul Ryan (Peter Garner/Lonsdale's Secretary), John Sackville (Wordsworth), Rosalind Steele (Mrs Coleridge) and Terence Wilton (Lord Lonsdale/Beggar Man). (more...)

Capital Stage Presents Sacramento Premiere GUARDS AT THE TAJ by Rajiv Joseph
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Guards at the Taj is the 2016 Lucille Lortel Award Winner for Outstanding Play, and the 2016 Obie Award Winner for Best New American Play. Capital Stage Co-Founder and Associate Artist, Jonathan Williams, returns to direct this critically acclaimed two person play for its Sacramento Premiere. Guards at the Taj will feature two actors new to the Sacramento theatre scene, (more...)

Hope Abney Announces 'God, How Can You Use Me?'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

'God, How Can You Use Me?': an enlightening and likeable story where a young man leads another to understanding and the Lord. 'God, How Can You Use Me?' is the creation of published author, Hope Abney, devoted mother, Christian, and gifted author. (more...)

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