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BWW Review: Seattle Shakes Musical MIDSUMMER Hits Several Bad Notes
by Jay Irwin - May 7, 2017

I've never been a fan of transplanting classic works such as Shakespeare to "new and exciting" locales and time periods but I have seen it work as long as the adaptation enhances the existing story somehow or at the very least makes sense with the story. Unfortunately, Seattle Shakespeare Company's current musical adaptation of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" with a 1930's movie musical bent fails on both respects and then some. It's got a few elements in it that work but overall it makes little sense and the added music adds nothing but confusion. (more...)

Scoop: GOOD MORNING AMERICA 5/8 - 5/12 on ABC
by TV Scoop - May 5, 2017

Get all the scoop on GOOD MORNING AMERICA 5/8 - 5/12, airing on ABC (more...)

Photo Flash: BONNIE & CLYDE the Musical Takes to the Stage
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Experience the Buck Creek Players Collection of Favorites as we close our 43rd season of quality theater with the thrilling new musical, BONNIE & CLYDE. Opening on Friday, June 9th, and continuing for three weekends through Sunday, June 25th, curtain times are at 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, with 2:30 p.m. matinees on Sundays. All performances will be held at the Buck Creek Playhouse, 11150 Southeastern Avenue. (more...)

Audition Announcement: Bonnie & Clyde at Denton Community Theatre
by Kyle Christopher West - May 22, 2017

Audition Announcement: Bonnie & Clyde at Denton Community Theatre (more...)

BWW Review: ABT's DON QUIXOTE Fires Up The 2017 Spring Season
by Christina Pandolfi - May 22, 2017

It takes the perfect spark to light a match, and on Thursday May 18, 2017, that spark was Soloist Christine Shevchenko. Replacing a temporarily injured Gillian Murphy, her rendition of Kitri was the cherry on top of the already delicious sundae that is Petipa's 'Don Quixote,' presented during the company's first week of spring performances at their Metropolitan Opera House residency. The ability to adapt, adjust, and make something your own is a rare gift that so often gets taken for granted. But it's exactly that nuance that let Shevchenko - and the entire production - shine like the brightest star in the sky. (more...)

HEATHERS and BONNIE & CLYDE Get Workshops in The Other Palace's New Works Series
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Paul Taylor Mills are delighted to announce details for The Other Palace Development Programmeand first Work in Progress series until December 2017. (more...)

Servant Stage Company to Present THE CIVIL WAR
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Servant Stage Company will present The Civil War, on May 28, 2017, at Lititz Springs Park and on June 4 and 11 at The Winter Visual Arts Center on the campus of Millersville University. (more...)

BWW Review: THE GREAT COMET Outshines HAMILTON in Perry T's Annual Broadway Roundup
by Perry Tannenbaum - Mar 7, 2017

Perry T's latest New York Roundup includes six Broadway shows; NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET, HAMILTON, A BRONX TALE, IN TRANSIT, PARAMOUR, and ON YOUR FEET! plus three off-Broadway shows; PRUDENCIA HART, SPAMILTON, and CAGNEY (more...)

Birmingham Royal Ballet Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Birmingham Royal Ballet announce an exciting and diverse season for 2017/2018 Birmingham Royal Ballet is delighted to announce its 2017-18 season - 12 months of world-class dance and music in productions that range from traditional classical ballet, to works that celebrate some of the best choreographers of the 20th century, and to new ballets created for the Company. (more...)

McLean Community Players to Present A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

The McLean Community Players will present William Shakespeare's comedy, A Midsummer Night's Dream, opening Friday, April 14, 2017, at Vinson Hall's Community Building Ballroom, 1735 Kirby Road, McLean, VA 22101. The production runs weekends through Sunday, April 30. (more...)

MIDNIGHT AT THE NEVER GET to Return to Don't Tell Mama for One Night Only
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Following critically acclaimed, sold-out runs at Don't Tell Mama and the 2016 New York Musical Festival (NYMF), Midnight at The Never Get, conceived by and starring Sam Bolen and Mark Sonnenblick, with book, music and lyrics by Mr. Sonnenblick, directed by Max Friedman (Ruby Manger Live!, Charlie Rosen's Broadway Big Band), and produced by Michael Chase Gosselin (POPE! An Epic Musical, The Most Miserable Christmas Tree), will return home to Don't Tell Mama (342 West 46th Street) on Tuesday, March 14 at 8pm for a special one-night-only concert to celebrate receiving a 2017 Bistro Award for 'Book Musical,' and a 2017 MAC Award nomination for 'Show Of The Year.' (more...)

Dianne Wiest to Lead Yale Rep's HAPPY DAYS at Theatre for a New Audience
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience will present the Yale Repertory Theatre production of Samuel Beckett's masterpiece Happy Days. Two-time Academy Award-winner Dianne Wiest (Hannah and Her Sisters, Bullets over Broadway) plays Winnie, widely considered modern drama's pinnacle female role, alongside Jarlath Conroy, who plays Willie, directed by Yale Repertory Theatre Artistic Director James Bundy. (more...)

Lewis University's Philip Lynch Theatre to Cast a Spell with A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The PLT brings to the stage one of Shakespeare's most popular romantic comedies, A Midsummer Night's Dream. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Pittsburgh - Week of 3/26/2017
by BWW - Mar 26, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/26/2017 for Pittsburgh (more...)

Grammy Nominated Reggae Artist, Barrington Levy Releases 'G.S.O.A.T, ' a Single from his Highly Anticipated Upcoming Album, Survivor.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

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Grammy Nominated Artist Barrington Levy Releases New Single & Video
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Legendary Reggae artist Barrington Levy unveils a powerful single, 'G.S.O.A.T,' from his upcoming album Survivor. In addition to the track, the single is paired with a telling music video, speaking of perseverance, strength and the blessing of life. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Pittsburgh - Week of 3/19/2017
by BWW - Mar 19, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/19/2017 for Pittsburgh (more...)

BWW Review: ROMAN TRAGEDIES, Barbican Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Mar 18, 2017

Extraordinary, astonishing, unmissable five star production that brings three of Shakespeare's plays up to date in an electrifying production that should not be missed. (more...)

Amazon Extends Deal with A24, Brings MOONLIGHT to Amazon Prime Video
by TV News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Amazon Prime Video today announced the extension of an exclusive content agreement with A24, making Prime Video the only premium subscription home for all upcoming A24 films. (more...)

BWW Review: A TRIBUTE TO ASHTON at Sarasota Ballet
by Carolan Trbovich - Mar 15, 2017

Stunning Tribute to Sir Frederick Ashton By Sarasota Ballet (more...)

Broadway-Bound THE MINUTES, GUARDS AT THE TAJ, BLKS and More Highlight 2017-18 at Steppenwolf
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Steppenwolf Theatre Company Artistic Director Anna D. Shapiro and Executive Director David Schmitz announced today the 2017/18 Season. The nation's premier ensemble theater, Steppenwolf celebrates its 42nd season with seven captivating shows - three world premieres and four Chicago premieres - that embrace diversity, compassion and imagination. (more...)

BWW Review: DIRTY GREAT LOVE STORY, Arts Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Jan 26, 2017

Gary Naylor sees an award-winning show get a deserved transfer to the West End where it bubbles with laughs and some hard edged observations of how we live today. (more...)

Tracy Letts's MAN FROM NEBRASKA Begins Tonight at Second Stage Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

Second Stage Theatre presents the New York premiere production of Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Tracy Letts' play, MAN FROM NEBRASKA, directed by David Cromer. MAN FROM NEBRASKA begins previews tonight, January 26, 2017 at the Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd Street). Opening night is Wednesday, February 15. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Stars of BONNIE & CLYDE at The Studio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

Bonnie & Clyde is directed by Hannah M. Sawyer with music direction by Bob Bidewell and choreography by Casey Labbate and will play The Studio Theatre next month. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the stars in costume below! (more...)

Festival Ballet Providence to Present Revamped ROMEO & JULIET Over Valentine's Day
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Over this Valentine's Day weekend, Festival Ballet Providence (FBP) will present the world premiere of Romeo & Juliet, arguably Shakespeare's most famous play and one of the most performed and adapted works of all time. (more...)

BWW Review: LA LA LAND
by Gary Naylor - Jan 13, 2017

Gary Naylor sees La La Land, a film that hits you as hard in the heart as it does in the head. He doubts if he'll see a better movie in 2017. (more...)

Carson Elrod and More Tapped for THE MERRY DEVIL OF EDMONTON at Red Bull Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Red Bull Theater today announced the cast for their next Revelation Reading on Monday January 23rd (7:30pm) at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street): William Shakespeare's (we think) THE MERRY DEVIL OF EDMONTON, directed by Ben Prusiner and featuring Opal Alladin, Sheila Bandyopadhyay, Johnny Lee Davenport, Dan de Jesus, Carson Elrod, Rebecca S'manga Frank, Adam Green, Andrus Nichols, Sarah Rice, David Ryan Smith, Derek Smith, Raphael Nash Thompson, Ryan Brooke Taylor, Sam Tsoutsouvas, Andrew Weems, and more. (more...)

BWW Review: THE NOISY NEIGHBORS OR IL CAMPIELLO - Different Stages At Trinity Street Theatre
by Lynn Beaver - Jan 11, 2017

Some comedies tickle the funnybone, some evoke a warmth that makes your heart glow, Different Stages current production, THE NOISY NEIGHBORS OR IL CAMPIELLO by Carlo Goldoni and adapted by Richard Nelson succeeds on both levels, resulting in a completely delightful evening at the theatre. (more...)

DISTURBINGLY RACY SALON Coming to Lower Manhattan
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

You have never seen a salon like this one! To kick off their fifteenth season of Literary Salons this Valentine's Day at Andaz Wall Street (75 Wall, enter at Water) Pen Parentis will help you love yourself and your neighbors at DISTURBINGLY RACY: a Pen Parentis Literary Salon special event at Andaz Wall Street.  (more...)

Moonsplash, The Caribbean's Iconic Music Festival, Returns To Anguilla This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

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Photo Flash: Meet the Stars of BONNIE & CLYDE at The Studio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Bonnie & Clyde is directed by Hannah M. Sawyer with music direction by Bob Bidewell and choreography by Casey Labbate and will play The Studio Theatre next month. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the stars in costume below! (more...)

The North/South Chamber Orchestra presents Midwinter Fest
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

The North/South Chamber Orchestra celebrates winter on Sunday afternoon February 19 performing a free-admission concert featuring four listener-friendly works by American composers. (more...)

Cast, Creatives Set for MACBETH, THE FAIR MAID OF THE WEST at Oak Park Festival Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

An action-filled Shakespeare tragedy paired with a swashbuckling, award-winning, rip-roaring comedy! This summer Oak Park Festival Theatre is filling Austin Gardens with epic passions and death-defying sword fights as we bring to life MACBETH by William Shakespeare and THE FAIR MAID OF THE WEST by Thomas Heywood. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Oak Park Festival Theatre Announces 2017 Season Casts and Directors
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

An action-filled Shakespeare tragedy paired with a swashbuckling, award-winning, rip-roaring comedy! This summer Oak Park Festival Theatre is filling Austin Gardens with epic passions and death-defying sword fights as we bring to life MACBETH by William Shakespeare and THE FAIR MAID OF THE WEST by Thomas Heywood. (more...)

Last Chance To See RSC's LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST And MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Audiences now have just six weeks left to see the RSC's critically acclaimed 2014 pairing of Love's Labour's Lost and Much Ado About Nothing (or Love's Labour's Won), having been charming audiences at Theatre Royal Haymarket. (more...)

BWW Review: Tallahassee Hispanic Theater's ANNA IN THE TROPICS A Literary, Emotional Wonder
by Trevor Durham - Feb 3, 2017

Carr's Anna in the Tropics overwhelms in delight that simply cannot be denied, through exquisitely emotional performance and a literary script that dashes Cuban-American culture into the canon. (more...)

The XIX Habano Festival Begins with the Montecristo Brand as the Main Protagonist
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

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BWW Review: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Young Vic
by Debbie Gilpin - Feb 23, 2017

'The course of true love never did run smooth.' A famous line from one of Shakespeare's most well known and well loved plays - and when Joe Hill-Gibbins is at the helm, you can be certain that the production won't be straightforward either. (more...)

Welsh National Opera Announce Spring Season Of Intoxicating Love Stories
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Two classic Puccini operas and a hidden opera gem make up Welsh National Opera's Love's Poisoned Chalice season, taking audiences on a journey of love, passion, heartbreak and tragedy through some of opera's greatest tear jerking music. (more...)

MAN FROM NEBRASKA by Tracy Letts Opens Tonight at Second Stage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Second Stage Theatre presents the New York premiere production of Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Tracy Letts' play, MAN FROM NEBRASKA, directed by David Cromer. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dayton - Week of 2/12/2017
by BWW - Feb 12, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/12/2017 for Dayton (more...)

Lauren Molina, Julia Murney, P.J. Griffith & More Sign on for Yale Rep's ASSASSINS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) continues its 50th Anniversary Season with a new production of ASSASSINS, book by John Weidman, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, directed by James Bundy, March 17-April 8, at the University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is March 23. (more...)

Festival Ballet Providence to Present Revamped ROMEO & JULIET Over Valentine's Day
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Over this Valentine's Day weekend, Festival Ballet Providence (FBP) will present the world premiere of Romeo & Juliet, arguably Shakespeare's most famous play and one of the most performed and adapted works of all time. (more...)

Hong Kong Dance Company Brings Back Award-Winning L'AMOUR IMMORTEL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

???????Following its box-office success in 2015, the Hong Kong Dance Company (HKDC) is bringing back its award-winning grand dance drama L'Amour Immortel to Hong Kong Cultural Centre Grand Theatre from 9 to 11 June 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: THE LOTTERY OF LOVE, Orange Tree Theatre
by Debbie Gilpin - Apr 3, 2017

Love and disguise are the order of the day as the Orange Tree's 2016-17 programme continues with a new John Fowles translation of Pierre Marivaux's The Lottery of Love. The 18th century play in this production has more than a whiff of Jane Austen about it, with characters in Regency dress and placing great importance on propriety and good manners. (more...)

Tracy Letts's LINDA VISTA World Premiere Extends at Steppenwolf Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

By popular demand, Steppenwolf Theatre Company extends its critically acclaimed world premiere production of Linda Vista by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright and ensemble member Tracy Letts, directed by Dexter Bullard. The production continues for seven additional performances, through May 28, 2017. (more...)

Hong Kong Dance Company 2017-18 Season Opens
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

This year, Hong Kong Dance Company (HKDC) opens a new chapter filled with cutting-edge performances and well-loved classics including romantic dance dramas, mindful theatre, family dance drama and a groundbreaking cross-cultural collaboration. (more...)

HAPPY DAYS, Starring Dianne Wiest, Starts This Weekend at TFANA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

A friendly reminder! Theatre for a New Audience presents the Yale Repertory Theatre production of Samuel Beckett's masterpiece Happy Days, beginning this Sunday, April 23. Two-time Academy Award-winner Dianne Wiest (Hannah and Her Sisters, Bullets over Broadway) plays Winnie, widely considered modern drama's pinnacle female role, alongside Jarlath Conroy, who plays Willie, directed by Yale Repertory Theatre Artistic Director James Bundy. (more...)

BWW Review: MOTOWN THE MUSICAL at Fisher Theatre is the Perfect Show for Detroit & Motown Music Fans!
by Katie Laban - Apr 21, 2017

If there is one show that is perfect for Detroit, Motown the Musical would be it. Every aspect that there is to love about Motown Records and the music that came out of it is there in the show, plus the great adoration and respect that is gives to the Motor City. Whether you are a fan of Motown music, Detroit, or just love an entertaining and fun theatre experience, Motown the Musical is the show for you. (more...)

Casting Announced For Servant Stage Company's Production of THE CIVIL WAR
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Servant Stage Company is pleased to announce casting for their upcoming production of The Civil War, the Broadway musical by Frank Wildhorn, Jr. The production will be led by Servant Stage Company Artistic Director Wally Calderon, and features a cast of over 30 performers. (more...)

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