Photo Flash: Meet the Young Cast of York Theatre Company's YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN!
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

The York Theatre Company, in association with Van Dean, Tony Heyes/Mia Moravis and Sister Productions presents YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN, with book, music and lyrics by Clark Gesner and additional material by Andrew Lippa and Michael Mayer. BroadwayWorld introduces you to the cast and creative team below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at York's Off-Broadway Revival of YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

The York Theatre Company, in association with Van Dean, Tony Heyes/Mia Moravis and Sister Productions presents YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN, with book, music and lyrics by Clark Gesner and additional material by Andrew Lippa and Michael Mayer. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the revival below! (more...)

Almeida to Broadcast Rupert Goold's RICHARD III, Starring Ralph Fiennes and Vanessa Redgrave, July 21
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

The Almeida will broadcast Artistic Director Rupert Goold's production of RICHARD III, with Ralph Fiennes as Shakespeare's most notorious villain and Vanessa Redgrave as Queen Margaret, live to cinemas in the UK and around the world on 21 July. (more...)

Dark Comedy STORYWORKS: TERRA INCOGNITA Premieres at George Street Playhouse
by Marianka Swain - May 25, 2016

An absurd, dark comedy about a New Jersey family who finds themselves suddenly dealing with an environmental cleanup in their backyard - literally - makes its debut at George Street Playhouse in New Brunswick, N.J., with a pair of 8pm performances June 3 and 4, with post-play discussions to follow each night. (more...)

Exit 12 Dance Company to Perform Memorial Day Tribute, 5/28
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

Exit 12 Dance Company of New York City will pay tribute to Memorial Day on Saturday May 28th with a performance of its new work Odyssey aboard The Intrepid Air & Space Museum in New York Harbor. (more...)

Exit12 Dance Company to Perform ODYSSEY ON THE INTREPID, 5/28
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

Exit 12 Dance Company of New York City will pay tribute to Memorial Day on Saturday May 28th with a performance of its new work Odyssey aboard The Intrepid Air & Space Museum in New York Harbor at 1:00 pm. (more...)

Central Works to Present World Premiere of Patricia Milton's HEARTS OF PALM in July
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

Central Works (CW) presents the world premiere of Patricia Milton's latest political comedy Hearts of Palm, opening with a press night July 16th (previews July 14th &15th), and running through August 14 at the historic Berkeley City Club. Unrequited Love meets Unregulated Capitalism in Milton's very funny new play Hearts of Palm, developed in the Central Works Writers Workshop.  A multi-award winning playwright, Patricia Milton's hit Enemies: Foreign and Domestic, wan produced by Central Works in 2015 and awarded  "Outstanding World Premiere" by Theatre Bay Area (TBA) when judged against all Bay Area theater companies. (more...)

Aishveryaa Nidhi's GANDHARI...IN SEARCH OF LIGHT to Play Hollywood Fringe
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

In a 60-minute solo act performance, artist and theatre personality Aishveryaa Nidhi promises to enact some of the unread, yet crucial, chapters of a woman's life who embraced darkness with open arms. Premiered at Sydney's most respected venue, National Institute of Dramatic Arts, Australia, the play 'GANDHARI...IN SEARCH OF LIGHT' is a quest for the woman hidden beneath glorious tales of heroes and wars. (more...)

Asheville Percussion Festival To Take Place This June
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

Please join Asheville Rhythm for our Fifth Annual Asheville Percussion Festival on June 17-19, 2016 at The Odyssey Community School, 90 Zillicoa St. among the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains in Asheville, NC. (more...)

Red Caravan to Present Paz Pardo's RUBBERMATCH
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

Red Caravan, a new collective of curious, kind of nerdy theater artists, launches with the world premiere RUBBERMATCH, written by Paz Pardo and directed by Andrew Willis-Woodward. RUBBERMATCH begins performances on Thursday, May 5 for a limited engagement through Saturday, May 21. Opening night is Monday, May 9 at 8 PM. The performance schedule is Wednesday - Saturday at 8 PM and Sunday at 3 PM. Please note, there are added performances on Monday, May 9 at 8 PM (opening night) and Saturday, May 14 & 21 at 3 PM; there is no performance on Wednesday, May 11. Performances are at The TBG Theatre (312 West 36th Street, 3rd Floor, between 8th & 9th Avenues; A/C/E and 1/2/3trains to 34th Street). Tickets are $18. For tickets, visit https://www.artful.ly/rubbermatch. (more...)

BAM Humanities to Present 'MEDEA & PHAEDRA' Performance, Dialogue
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

BAM Humanities presents MEDEA & PHAEDRA: Tragedies of Passion, Betrayal, and Revenge -- an evening of performance and dialogue featuring dramatic readings of scenes from Euripides' Medea and Seneca's Phaedra, followed by discussion about the relevance of these myths to contemporary society. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet The Kid Company of York's YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 19, 2016

The York Theatre Company, in association with Van Dean, Tony Heyes/Mia Moravis and Sister Productions presents YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN, with book, music and lyrics by Clark Gesner and additional material by Andrew Lippa and Michael Mayer. BroadwayWorld introduces you to the cast and creative team below! (more...)

BWW TV: The Comical Kids of YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN Give a Sneak Peek!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 19, 2016

The York Theatre Company, in association with Van Dean, Tony Heyes/Mia Moravis and Sister Productions presents YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN, with book, music and lyrics by Clark Gesner and additional material by Andrew Lippa and Michael Mayer. BroadwayWorld brings you a preview of the cast in action below! (more...)

Cast Announced For Mike Bartlett's WILD at Hampstead Theatre
by Marianka Swain - May 17, 2016

The world premiere of Mike Bartlett's darkly comic new play WILD, directed by James Macdonald, will star Jack Farthing, Caoilfhionn Dunne and John Mackay. The production previews from June 10 and runs until July 16 on the Hampstead's main stage. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE HAIRY APE at Odyssey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

Renowned British actor/writer/director Steven Berkoff directs a rare production of Eugene O'Neill's 1922 expressionist play THE HAIRY APE. The production opened on May 14 at West L.A.'s Odyssey Theatre, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BIG RIVER, THE NEW YORKERS and THE GOLDEN APPLE Will Return to the Stage Next Year in Encores! Season
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

New York City Center's Tony-honored Encores! series, led by Artistic Director Jack Viertel and Music Director Rob Berman, begins its 24thseason with Roger Miller's 1985 retelling of Mark Twain's classic novel, Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn; followed by Cole Porter's 1930 Prohibition romp The New Yorkers, and The Golden Apple, John Latouche and Jerome Moross' 1954 reinvention of the Greek epic poems The Iliad and The Odyssey into an all-American fable. (more...)

Julia Duffy to Star in SEX AND EDUCATION at Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

Laguna Playhouse Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham is thrilled to announce the fifth show in the Laguna Playhouse 2015-2016 season, Julia Duffy starring in SEX AND EDUCATION, written by Lissa Levin and directed by Andrew Barnicle. (more...)

Oxford Playhouse to Present World Premiere of PETER PAN IN SCARLET, July 25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

This summer marks the return of the Oxford Playhouse to middle scale producing with the world premiere of the stage adaptation of Peter Pan in Scarlet, the best-selling official sequel to JM Barrie's Peter Pan, written by Carnegie Medal and three times Whitbread Children's Book Award winner Geraldine McCaughrean.  The book was originally commissioned by Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity  to whom Barrie gifted all rights to the character and original writings in 1929.  The novel will be brought thrillingly to life by director and adapter Theresa Heskins, Artistic Director of the New Vic Theatre, and an award-winning team including Aerial Director, Vicki Amedume, Artistic Director of circus theatre company Upswing, composer and Musical Director, James Atherton and designer Liz Cooke.  (more...)

BWW Interview: Jess Chayes and I WILL LOOK FORWARD TO THIS LATER at New Ohio Theatre 4/4-4/23
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 30, 2016

Broadwayworld.com interviewed Jess Chayes, director of The Assembly's World Premiere play, 'I Will Look Forward to This Later.' The show will be on the New Ohio Theatre stage from April 4th to April 23rd. (more...)

Odyssey Opera to Host 3rd Annual Festival, 6/3-12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

Odyssey Opera presents WHEN IN ROME, its third annual opera festival comprising fully staged productions of Christoph Willibald Gluck's Ezio and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Lucio Silla from June 3-12 at the Boston University Theatre. Ezio and Lucio Silla are both composed in the grand tradition of opera seria, with plots revolving around the timeless themes of honor, betrayal, and passion revealed in soul-baring arias. Both operas take place in Ancient Rome and are based on historical generals or dictators. Led by conductor Gil Rose, The Odyssey Opera Orchestra is joined by some of the nation's most extraordinary opera singers, including mezzo- sopranos Brenda Patterson and Jennifer Rivera, and countertenors Michael Maniaci and David Trudgen. (more...)

ELECTRICITY to Premiere at Two Roads Theatre in Studio City
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

TMD PRODUCTIONS will present the World Premiere of ELECTRICITY, written by Terry Ray, produced by Michael Darner and directed by Steven Rosenbaum.  ELECTRICITY will preview on Thursday, April 21 at 8pm; will open on Friday, April 22 at 8pm and run through Sunday, May 22 at the Two Roads Theatre, 4348 Tujunga Blvd. in Studio City. (more...)

Bay Street Theater to Present DON PASQUALE, 4/16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2016

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce Donizetti's Classic Comedic Masterpiece, Don Pasquale, a night of Opera on Saturday, April 16 at 8 pm. Tickets are $25 side section, $35 middle section, $50 premium and available online at www.baystreet.org or by calling the Bay Street Theater Box Office at 631-725-9500, open Tuesday through Saturday 11 am to 5 pm. (more...)

Tony Abatemarco & David Nevell to Star in A WALK IN THE WOODS at ICT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

Can personal bonds bridge political chasms? John Henry Davis directs Tony Abatemarco and David Nevell in a brilliant and funny play of ideas by Lee Blessing. A Walk in the Woods opens April 29 at International City Theatre, with two low-priced previews set for April 27 and April 28. (more...)

Mark Bruce Company to Bring THE ODYSSEY to The Point This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

In The Point's 20th birthday year, Mark Bruce Company returns with a breathtaking stage production of Homer's epic poem The Odyssey. (more...)

I AM THOMAS Coming to Wilton's Music Hall in April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

Written by Told by an Idiot, music by Iain Johnstone, lyrics by Simon Armitage, directed by Paul Hunter, designed by Laura Hopkins, sound by Adrienne Quartly and lighting by Paul Anderson. I Am Thomas, opens at Wilton's Music Hall on the 20th April and runs til the 30th April. Press night 21st April, 7.30pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of FitzandStartz Productions' I HAVE A SONG TO SING, O!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

FitzandStartz Productions continues its inaugural season in March 2016 with an original musical for all ages. I HAVE A SONG TO SING, O! features book by Rachel Lampert and music by Gilbert & Sullivan. I HAVE A SONG TO SING, O! runs for four performances only: Saturday, March 26 at 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM, and Saturday, April 2 at 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM. All performances will be held at Kitchen Theatre Company. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in costume below! (more...)

SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE, New Musical UNISON and More Set for Oregon Shakespeare Festival's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) Artistic Director Bill Rauch announced the Oregon Shakespeare Festival's 2017 playbill today. (more...)

BWW Interview: Actress AMY TOLSKY Talks About BABY OH BABY at the Whitefire
by Don Grigware - Mar 18, 2016

AMY TOLSKY is a popular character actress currently working in theatre, film and television. Her credits include Regional Theatre: South Coast Repertory. L.A.Theatre: Mud Blue Sky (The Road), The Importance of Being Earnest (Theatre Banshee); Table Manners, Nicholas Nickleby (Theatre 40); I Love Lucy Live Onstage; City of Angels; Theatre@Boston Court; Antaeus; The Odyssey; PRT.  Film:"Please Stand By"; "Fishes 'n Loaves:Heaven Sent"; "The Tiger Hunter", "Eat With Me".  Television: "Crowded"; "Shameless"; "Code Black"; "Married"; "Castle"; "2 Broke Girls"; "Parks and Recreation"; "Big Bang Theory"; "Jeeves and Wooster". Internet: "You've Probably Dated My Mom".    (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Extends THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE Through March 26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

Rubicon Theatre Company is thrilled to announce that its critically acclaimed American premiere of THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE by Jethro Compton, adapted from the short story by Dorothy M. Johnson that also inspired the legendary John Ford 1962 film, will extend through Saturday, March 26 at the Rubicon Theatre, 1006 E. Main Street in Ventura. THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE is a classic tale of love, honor, ambition and revenge set against the backdrop of the American West. (more...)

Mark Bruce's THE ODYSSEY to Play Exeter Northcott Theatre in April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

?The award-winning Mark Bruce Company, whose critically acclaimed dance theatre production of Dracula performed to sellout audiences across the country in 2013 and 2014, including Exeter, bring their brand new production The Odyssey to Exeter Northcott Theatre on April 11th and 12th. (more...)

MY MANANA COMES to Run 4/16-6/26 at Fountain Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

Just beyond the elegant dining room of an Upper East Side restaurant, service workers angle for shifts, pray for tips and cling to dreams of life beyond their daily back-of-house grind. Armando Molina directs the Los Angeles premiere of My Mañana Comes by Elizabeth Irwin, opening April 16 at the Fountain Theatre in Hollywood. (more...)

The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Announces 47th Annual Awards Winners
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle named the multi-nominated Hit the Wall and Mojada: A Medea in Los Angeles as 2015's Outstanding Productions at the organization's 47th annual awards event, held on Monday evening, March 14 at the Moss Theatre of New Roads School in Santa Monica. (more...)

War Vet and Actor Richard Chaves to Star in Aquila Theatre's PHILOCTETES
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

Aquila Theatre, one of the foremost producers of classical theater in the United States, has announced casting for its upcoming New York City production of Sophocles' PHILOCTETES. (more...)

Maggie Lacey and John Douglas Thompson to Lead A DOLL'S HOUSE and THE FATHER Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

Theatre for a New Audience has announced complete casting for A DOLL'S HOUSE, in an adaptation by Thornton Wilder not seen in New York since its Broadway premiere in 1937, and August Strindberg's THE FATHER, in a new version by Scottish author David Greig (Strindberg's Creditors at BAM) commissioned by Theatre for a New Audience. (more...)

Bill Gatton Honda offers lease specials on select new models
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

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BWW Review: Kennedy Center's THE ODYSSEY Celebrates the People and Music of Vietnam
by Benjamin Tomchik - Mar 14, 2016

The music stylings and influences of Vietnam were on full display with World Stage's The Odyssey: from Vietnam to America. (more...)

New Ohio Theatre & IRT to Present Premieres from The Assembly and Blessed Unrest
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

The Archive Residency, a collaboration between New Ohio Theatre and IRT Theater (likeminded neighbors in the historic Archive Building in the West Village), is a unique incubator for New York City's most promising emerging independent theater companies. Now in its third year, the two year residency offers each company that most elusive and invaluable resource, an artistic home, including space, artistic support, and institutional continuity for the development and presentation of a new work, culminating in an exciting world premiere. (more...)

O'Neill's THE HAIRY APE to Play The Odyssey, 5/14-7/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

Renowned British actor/writer/director Steven Berkoff will direct a rare production of Eugene O'Neill's 1922 expressionist play The Hairy Ape, opening May 14 at West L.A.'s Odyssey Theatre. (more...)

Bay Street Theatre to Present DON PASQUALE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

Bay Street Theater in collaboration with Divaria Productions and Spanish opera company Rioja Lirica will present Donizetti's classic comedic masterpiece, DON PASQUALE.    (more...)

Theatre for a New Audience's THE FATHER and A DOLL'S HOUSE Begin Previews This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2016

Previews begin Sunday, May 1, at 7:30pm for Theatre for a New Audience's production of August Strindberg's The Father in a new version by Scottish author David Greig commissioned by Theatre for a New Audience and Tuesday, May 10, at 7:30pm for A Doll's House in an adaptation by Thornton Wilder not seen in New York since its Broadway premiere in 1937.  The plays, both directed by Arin Arbus, Associate Artistic Director of Theatre for a New Audience, feature Maggie Lacey as Nora in A Doll's House and as Laura in The Father and John Douglas Thompson as Thorwald in A Doll's House and the Captain in The Father. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 3/27/2016 - 4/3/2016
by BWW - Apr 3, 2016

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Young Broadway Vets to Lead York Theatre Company's YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

The York Theatre Company, in association with Van Dean, Tony Heyes/Mia Moravis and Sister Productions, has announced the complete cast for the hit musical You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown with book, music and lyrics by Clark Gesner and additional material by Andrew Lippa and Michael Mayer.  (more...)

MAGIC MONDAY Returns This May at Santa Monica Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Experience the thrill of magic and spellbinding illusions with a rotating cast of master magicians every week in the Magic Monday cabaret at the Santa Monica Playhouse from May 2 through June 27.  (more...)

Honda Takes Bold Step with Honda Clarity Series; Fuel Cell, Battery Electric and Plug-In Hybrid Variants to Leverage Common Platform
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

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Jason Alexander to Serve as Master Teacher for 2016 Lunt-Fontanne Fellows; Class Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

Ten Chimneys Foundation has announced Jason Alexander will serve as the Master Teacher for the 2016 Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship Program, a national program to serve the future of American theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: Mobile Shakespeare Unit's Spirited ROMEO & JULIET Settles Into The Public
by Michael Dale - Apr 18, 2016

After touring New York's prisons, nursing homes, community centers and shelters the compact production enjoys a run at the House of Papp. (more...)

GoPro to Showcase Full Suite of Professional Products at NAB 2016
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2016

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Photo Flash: First Look at DINNER AT HOME BETWEEN DEATHS at the Odyssey
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

High finance, family dysfunction, death - and laughs. The world premiere of DINNER AT HOME BETWEEN DEATHS, a pitch-black comedy by Andrea Lepcio (Looking for the Pony), directed byStuart Ross (Forever Plaid) and presented by Indie Chi Productions, opens as a guest production at The Odyssey Theatre on April 2. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

Ted Lange's New Play THE CAUSE, MY SOUL to Run 4/1-5/1 at The Odyssey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

?Written and directed by Ted Lange, "The Cause, My Soul" will fortuitously be presented during the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's birth and death, April 23, 1616. "The Cause, My Soul" performs at The Odyssey Theatre, 2055 S. Sepulveda, West Los Angeles, CA 90025.  Previews begin April 1st.  Opening night is April 8th and runs thru May 1st.  Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 2pm.  For tickets: (310) 477-2055 ext. 2 or www.odysseytheatre.com (more...)

Cast, Directors Announced for Gate Theatre's World Premiere of THE IPHIGENIA QUARTET
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

Artistic Director Christopher Haydon today announces full casting for the world premiere of The Iphigenia Quartet which includes Agamemnon, written by Caroline Bird and directed by Christopher Haydon; Chorus, written by Chris Thorpe and directed by Elayce Ismail; Iphigenia by Suhayla El-Bushra and directed by Rebecca Hill and Clytemnestra by Lulu Raczka and directed by Jennifer Tang. In Agamemnon, Andrew French plays Agamemnon, Nigel Barratt plays Menelaus, Sharon Duncan-Brewster plays Clytemnestra and Louise McMenemy plays Messenger. The cast of Agamemnon will all play Voice in Chorus. In Iphigenia and Clytemnestra, Shannon Tarbet plays Iphigenia and Maid, Susie Trayling plays Clytemnestra and Professor, Dwane Walcott plays Achilles and Soldier and Anthony Barclay plays Agamemnon and Director. The Iphigenia Quartet opens at the Gate Theatre, on 3 May, with previews from 23 April, until 21 May. Agamemnon and Clytemnestra will play in rep with Iphigenia and Chorus as part of Nuclear: A Season about the Family. (more...)

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