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THE RIVER, Starring Hugh Jackman, Announces Standing Room Policy; Plus New Seating
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

THE RIVER, a new play by Jez Butterworth, starring Hugh Jackman, Laura Donnelly and Cush Jumbo and directed by Ian Rickson, has announced three new ticket access policies for $35 day-of seats, standing room and an additional ticket block which is being added to the theatre's seating configuration for the production. (more...)

THE RIVER, Starring Hugh Jackman, Announces New Ticket Access Policies
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

THE RIVER, a new play by Jez Butterworth, starring Hugh Jackman, Laura Donnelly and Cush Jumbo and directed by Ian Rickson, has announced three new ticket access policies for $35 day-of seats, standing room and an additional ticket block which is being added to the theatre's seating configuration for the production. The River begins preview performances on Friday, October 31 and will open on Sunday, November 16 at the Circle in the Square Theatre (50th Street between Broadway and Eighth Avenue). The production will play a strictly limited 13-week engagement through Sunday, January 25, 2015. (more...)

MARIE AND ROSETTA Extends by Two Weeks Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Atlantic Theater Company has announced that the world premiere production of George Brant's play with music, Marie and Rosetta, starring Kecia Lewis (Mother Courage, Once on This Island) and Rebecca Naomi Jones (American Idiot, Hedwig and the Angry Inch) and directed by Atlantic Artistic Director Neil Pepe, has been extended an additional two weeks due to popular demand following opening last night to positive reviews. (more...)

Atlantic Theater Company's MARIE AND ROSETTA Extended Two Weeks
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) is proud to announce that the world premiere production of George Brant's play with music, Marie and Rosetta, starring Kecia Lewis (Mother Courage, Once on This Island) andRebecca Naomi Jones (American Idiot, Hedwig and the Angry Inch) and directed by Atlantic Artistic Director Neil Pepe, has been extended an additional two weeks due to popular demand following opening last night to positive reviews. (more...)

THE RIVER, Starring Hugh Jackman, Begins Previews on Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2014

THE RIVER begins previews tonight, October 31 at Circle in the Square (50th Street between Broadway and Eighth Avenue). (more...)

TCG Books Publishes THE RIVER, Set to Star Hugh Jackman on Broadway Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) has announced the publication of Jez Butterworth's The River, which officially opens on Broadway this November starring Hugh Jackman. The play originally premiered at the Royal Court Theatre in London, October 2012. (more...)

$35 Access Seats to Broadway's THE RIVER On Sale Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

$35 access seats for the first week of performances of The River will be available for purchase starting this Monday, October 27 at 10:00 AM at the Circle in the Square Theatre box office (50th Street between Broadway and Eighth Avenue). The production begins previews on Friday, October 31 at Circle in the Square (50th Street between Broadway and Eighth Avenue) and will play three performances for the week ending Sunday, November 2. (more...)

DVR Alert: THE RIVER's Hugh Jackman Visits 'Live with Kelly and Michael' Today
by TV News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

Today, October 22nd, the hosts will interview Golden Globe and Tony winner HUGH JACKMAN about his new play The River. (more...)

Sophie Okonedo to Join Damien Lewis in Edward Albee's THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA?
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

It is announced today that the Tony Award-winning and Academy Award-nominated actor Sophie Okonedo will join Damian Lewis in a new production of Edward Albee's The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?  Directed by Ian Rickson, the production will play a strictly limited 12 week season at the Theatre Royal Haymarket from 24th March to 24th June 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: Hugh Jackman and Company Begin Rehearsals Today for THE RIVER; Yesterday? Fishing!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

Rehearsals begin today, Thursday, October 2 in New York City for The River, a new play by Jez Butterworth, starring Hugh Jackman, Laura Donnelly and Cush Jumbo and directed by Ian Rickson. The River begins preview performances in four weeks on Friday, October 31 and will open on Sunday, November 16 at the Circle in the Square Theatre (50th Street between Broadway and Eighth Avenue). The production will play a strictly limited 13-week engagement through Sunday, January 25, 2015. (more...)

DVR Alert - THE RIVER's Hugh Jackman to Visit 'Live with Kelly and Michael', 10/22
by TV News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

On Wednesday, October 22nd, the hosts will interview Golden Globe and Tony winner HUGH JACKMAN about his new play The River. (more...)

Steep Theatre Names New Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

Artistic Director Peter Moore and Board President Ted Lowitz have announced that Kate Piatt-Eckert, who has been serving as Steep Theatre's Business Manger for over a year, will be stepping into the role of Executive Director of Steep Theatre Company. (more...)

Damian Lewis to Return to the London Stage in Edward Albee's THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA?
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

Ian Rickson will direct Damian Lewis in a new production of Edward Albee's The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? which will open at the Theatre Royal Haymarket on 24th March 2017 with an official opening night on 5th April 2017. (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: Hugh Jackman's Back on Broadway! The Cast of THE RIVER Meets the Press
by Walter McBride - Oct 14, 2014

The River, a new play by Jez Butterworth, starring Hugh Jackman,Laura Donnelly and Cush Jumbo and directed by Ian Rickson, begins preview performances in four weeks on Friday, October 31 and will open on Sunday, November 16 at the Circle in the Square Theatre. The production will play a strictly limited 13-week engagement through Sunday, January 25, 2015. (more...)

Photo Coverage: EXTRA Delivers Hugh Jackman a Birthday Cupcake!
by Walter McBride - Oct 14, 2014

The cast just met the press this morning - and television's EXTRA was on the scene, offering Jackman a birthday cupcake. Check out photos below! (more...)

The Show Must Go On! THE RIVER's Hugh Jackman Continues Performance Despite On-Stage Injury
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 6, 2014

Jackman cut his finger while gutting a trout during last night's performance of Jez Butterworth's new play, and continued to bleed from the injury for the next hour of the show. (more...)

Hugh Jackman Talks THE RIVER; Reveals He Would Step In for Role in 'Fun Home'
by Movies News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

In a new interview with The New York Times, Hugh Jackman says portraying his character in Jez Butterworth's new play, THE RIVER is 'the most exciting thing I've ever done.' (more...)

Sunday Special: Annnd... Curtain! This Fall's Broadway Directors
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 30, 2014

A seasoned group of Broadway helmers are bringing magic, drama, history, romance and more to the Great White Way this season. Below, BroadwayWorld rounded up this fall's directors for an in-depth look at their careers. (more...)

Lawrence Gilliard Jr., Chris Bauer and More Head to David Mamet's THE PENITENT Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Atlantic Theater Company has announced casting for the world premiere play The Penitent, by Atlantic's Pulitzer Prize-winning co-founder David Mamet, directed by artistic director Neil Pepe. (more...)

Hugh Jackman Gives Push-up Lessons for BC/EFA
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2014

Hugh Jackman recently took to Twitter to share a picture of himself whipping his friends into shape for charity. (more...)

Broadway's THE RIVER, Starring Hugh Jackman, Extends Into February 2015
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2014

The River, the critically acclaimed new play by Jez Butterworth, starring Hugh Jackman, Laura Donnelly and Cush Jumbo and directed by Ian Rickson, has been extended for an additional two weeks. The production will now play through Sunday, February 8, 2015 only, at Circle in the Square Theatre (50th Street, between Broadway and Eighth Avenue). (more...)

BWW TV: Chatting with Hugh Jackman and the Company of THE RIVER on Opening Night!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Nov 18, 2014

THE RIVER opened Sunday night, Nov. 16, at Circle in the Square (50th Street between Broadway and Eighth Avenue). A new play by Jez Butterworth, The River stars Hugh Jackman, Laura Donnelly andCush Jumbo and is directed by Ian Rickson. The production will play a strictly limited 13-week engagement through Sunday, January 25, 2015. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there for opening night and you can check out interviews with the company below! (more...)

THE RIVER, Starring Hugh Jackman, Opens on Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2014

THE RIVER opens tonight, Nov. 16, at Circle in the Square (50th Street between Broadway and Eighth Avenue). (more...)

It's Official! Hugh Jackman, Laura Donnelly, Cush Jumbo Set for Jez Butterworth's THE RIVER at Circle in the Square This Fall
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

We've been reporting on the buzz since January, but now Hugh Jackman is making Broadway fan's May dreams come true! It's just been officially announced that Sonia Friedman Productions will present the Royal Court Theatre production of THE RIVER, a new play by Jez Butterworth, starring Hugh Jackman, Laura Donnelly and Cush Jumbo, and directed by Ian Rickson. (more...)

The Edge Theater Welcomes New Associate Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

?The Edge Theater in Lakewood is pleased to announce the appointment of Warren Sherrill as Associate Artistic Director. Mr. Sherrill was cofounder of Denver's critically acclaimed Paragon Theatre and served as its Artistic Director until 2012. (more...)

American Express Pre-Sale for Broadway's THE RIVER with Hugh Jackman Begins Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

American Express pre-sale for THE RIVER, a new play by Jez Butterworth, starring Hugh Jackman, Laura Donnelly and Cush Jumbo, and directed by Ian Rickson, will begin on Wednesday, May 28 at 10:00 AM. General on sale for the production will begin on Monday, June 16 at 12:01 AM. (more...)

Atlantic Theater Completes Cast for David Mamet's 'GHOST STORIES'
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

Atlantic Theater Company is proud to announce complete casting for the revival of Ghost Stories: The Shawl and Prairie du Chien, two haunting short plays by Atlantic co-founder and Pulitzer Prize winner David Mamet. (more...)

Profiles Theatre to Stage Midwest Premiere of Jez Butterworth's JERUSALEM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

Profiles Theatre continues its 27th season with the Midwest premiere of the Tony Award-winning smash hit Jerusalem by Jez Butterworth, directed by Artistic Director Joe Jahruas. Profiles' production runs at The Main Stage, 4139 N. Broadway, March 4, 2016 through April 24, 2016 with the press opening on Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Atlantic Theater Extends Kenneth Lonergan's HOLD ON TO ME DARLING, Starring Timothy Olyphant
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

Atlantic Theater Company has announced that the world premiere production of Academy Award nominee and Pulitzer Prize finalist Kenneth Lonergan's play Hold On To Me Darling, directed by Neil Pepe, has been extended an additional two weeks due to high ticket demand following opening to critical acclaim. (more...)

Timothy Olyphant Stars in HOLD ON TO ME DARLING, Opening Tonight at Atlantic Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

Atlantic Theater Company presents the world premiere of Academy Award nominee and Pulitzer Prize finalist Kenneth Lonergan's latest play HOLD ON TO ME DARLING, directed by Atlantic Artistic Director Neil Pepe. (more...)

Profiles Theatre Sets 2015-16 Season: THE JACKSONIAN, JERUSALEM & More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

Profiles Theatre Artistic Directors Darrell W. Cox and Joe Jahraus announce the titles for the 27th Season featuring a full slate of new and challenging works premiering at the Profiles Theatre Complex on North Broadway. (more...)

Further Casting Announced for ELECTRA at The Old Vic
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

The Old Vic and Sonia Friedman Productions present Sophocles' ELECTRA, in a version by Frank McGuinness, starring Kristin Scott Thomas. (more...)

David Mamet's 'GHOST STORIES' Double Bill Opens Tonight at Atlantic Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

Atlantic Theater Company presents revivals of Ghost Stories: The Shawl and Prairie du Chien, two haunting short plays by Atlantic co-founder and Pulitzer Prize winner David Mamet. Ghost Stories: The Shawl and Prairie du Chien began previews on May 27 and officially open tonight, June 16, for a limited engagement through Sunday, June 28 Off Broadway at Atlantic Stage 2 (330 West 16th Street). (more...)

Tickets to Jez Butterworth's THE RIVER with Hugh Jackman Now On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

Tickets are now on sale for The River, a new play by Jez Butterworth, starring Hugh Jackman, Laura Donnelly and Cush Jumbo, and directed by Ian Rickson. (more...)

Tickets to Jez Butterworth's THE RIVER, Starring Hugh Jackman, On Sale 6/16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

General on-sale will begin on Monday, June 16 at 12:01 AM for THE RIVER, a new play by Jez Butterworth, starring Hugh Jackman, Laura Donnelly and Cush Jumbo, and directed by Ian Rickson. The production is currently on sale to American Express cardholders only. (more...)

Timothy Olyphant Stars in Kenneth Lonergan's HOLD ON TO ME DARLING at Atlantic Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) is proud to announce complete casting for the world premiere of Academy Award nominee and Pulitzer Prize finalist Kenneth Lonergan's latest play Hold On To Me Darling, directed by Atlantic Artistic Director Neil Pepe. (more...)

Emmy Nominee Timothy Olyphant to Lead Atlantic Theater Company's HOLD ON TO ME DARLING
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

Atlantic Theater Company has announced complete casting for the world premiere of Academy Award nominee and Pulitzer Prize finalist Kenneth Lonergan's latest play Hold On To Me Darling, directed by Atlantic Artistic Director Neil Pepe. (more...)

Atlantic Theater Company to Stage World Premiere of George Brant's MARIE AND ROSETTA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

?Atlantic Theater Company has to announced the world premiere production of George Brant's play with music, Marie and Rosetta, directed by Atlantic artistic director Neil Pepe, as part of its 2016-2017 season in the fall. (more...)

Atlantic Theater Company Artistic Director & Casting Director to Host 'Director's Lab for the Actor'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

Atlantic Theater Company Artistic Director Neil Pepe and Casting Director Todd Thaler will teach a special Director's Lab for the Actor intensive class on Friday, January 23 and Saturday, January 24, 2015 at Atlantic Theater Company's rehearsal studios (76 Ninth Avenue, Suite 537). (more...)

THE RIVER, Starring Hugh Jackman, Closes on Broadway Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2015

The River, the critically acclaimed new play by Jez Butterworth, starring Hugh Jackman, Laura Donnelly and Cush Jumbo and directed by Ian Rickson, closes today, February 8, 2015 at Broadway's Circle in the Square Theatre. (more...)

Kenneth Lonergan's HOLD ON TO ME DARLING Premiere Rounds Out Atlantic Theater's 30th Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

Atlantic Theater Company has announced the final production of its 30th anniversary season, the world premiere of Academy Award nominee and Pulitzer Prize finalist Kenneth Lonergan's latest play HOLD ON TO ME DARLING, directed by Atlantic Artistic Director Neil Pepe. (more...)

VIDEO: Hugh Jackman Talks Literally Leaving Blood, Sweat & Tears on Stage in THE RIVER
by TV News Desk - Dec 8, 2014

Hugh Jackman stopped by ABC's THE VIEW and spoke about literally leaving blood, sweat and tears on the stage every night in his new Broadway play THE RIVER. (more...)

Taylor Swift Wins Hugh Jackman's Shirt at BC/EFA Auction
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2014

Swift reportedly donated $6,000 to the charity for the piece - which Jackman and another audience member also matched. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Atlantic Theatre Company's DYING FOR IT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) presents the American premiere of Dying For It by Moira Buffini, freely adapted from Nikolai Erdman's The Suicide. Directed by Neil Pepe, the production will feature Mia Barron, Ben Beckley,Nathan Dame, Patch Darragh, Clea Lewis, Peter Maloney, Andrew Mayer, Mary Beth Peil, Jeanine Serralles, Joey Slotnick, Robert Stanton and C.J. Wilson. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Hugh Jackman-Led THE RIVER Recoups on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

Producer Sonia Friedman just announced that The River, the critically acclaimed new play by Jez Butterworth, starring Hugh Jackman, Laura Donnelly and Cush Jumbo and directed by Ian Rickson, has recouped its $3.2 million capitalization as of this week. The production plays through Sunday, February 8, 2015 only, at Circle in the Square Theatre (50th Street, between Broadway and Eighth Avenue). (more...)

Tony Shalhoub, John Cariani, Katrina Lenk and More to Lead THE BAND'S VISIT Premiere at Atlantic Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

Atlantic Theater Company just announced casting for the world premiere musical The Band's Visit, directed by Lortel and Obie Award winner David Cromer and featuring a book by Drama Desk Award nominee Itamar Moses, an original score by three-time Tony Award nominee David Yazbekand choreography by Lee Sher. (more...)

Kenneth Lonergan's HOLD ON TO ME DARLING Premiere Rounds Out Atlantic Theater's 30th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

Atlantic Theater Company has announced the final production of its 30th anniversary season, the world premiere of Academy Award nominee and Pulitzer Prize finalist Kenneth Lonergan's latest play HOLD ON TO ME DARLING, directed by Atlantic Artistic Director Neil Pepe. (more...)

25 World-Class Designers Headline Bloomberg Businessweek Design 2016 In San Francisco On April 11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

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Atlantic Theater Completes Cast for David Mamet's 'GHOST STORIES'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2015

Atlantic Theater Company is proud to announce complete casting for the revival of Ghost Stories: The Shawl and Prairie du Chien, two haunting short plays by Atlantic co-founder and Pulitzer Prize winner David Mamet. (more...)

Lisa Joyce, Henry Kelemen & CJ Wilson to Join Mary McCann in Atlantic Theater Company's OUR NEW GIRL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2014

Atlantic Theater Company has announced full casting for Nancy Harris' play OUR NEW GIRL, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch. Lisa Joyce, Henry Kelemen and CJ Wilson will join previously-announced Atlantic Theater Company founding member Mary McCann for the US premiere production. (more...)

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