Full Cast Announced for TEDDY FERRARA at Donmar Warehouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

The Donmar Warehouse announces full casting for the UK premiere of Teddy Ferrara, Christopher Shinn's insightful and revealing play, inspired by real events, explores society's uncomfortable embrace of The Outsider. Dominic Cooke will direct his first theatre production since leaving the Royal Court in 2013, with a full cast featuring Nancy Crane, Griffyn Gilligan, Nick Harris, Christopher Imbrosciano, Oliver Johnstone, Kadiff Kirwan, Ryan McParland, Matthew Marsh, Anjli Mohindra, Luke Newberry, Pamela Nomvete, Abubakar Salim and Nathan Wiley. (more...)

Photo Exclusive: First Look at DUSTY Starring Alison Arnopp
by Roy Tan - Sep 2, 2015

DUSTY puts Dusty herself and her amazing voice in the heart of the action. It tells the incredible story of how Mary Isobel Catherine Bernadette O'Brien became Dusty Springfield, one of the biggest selling female artists and an icon of the 60s, as seen through the eyes of Nancy Jones, one of her childhood friends.  Below, BroadwayWorld has a first look at exclusive shots of the show! (more...)

John Cameron Mitchell's HOW TO TALK TO GIRLS AT PARTIES Picked Up by A24; CURIOUS INCIDENT's Alex Sharp Joins Cast
by TV News Desk - Sep 15, 2015

A24 has acquired U.S. rights to John Cameron Mitchell's HOW TO TALK TO GIRLS AT PARTIES. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for the UK Debut of TEDDY FERRARA at Donmar Warehouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2015

The Donmar Warehouse presents the UK premiere of TEDDY FERRARA, Christopher Shinn's insightful and revealing play, inspired by real events, explores society's uncomfortable embrace of The Outsider. Dominic Cooke will direct his first theatre production since leaving the Royal Court in 2013, with a full cast featuring Nancy Crane, Griffyn Gilligan, Nick Harris, Christopher Imbrosciano, Oliver Johnstone, Kadiff Kirwan, Ryan McParland, Matthew Marsh, Anjli Mohindra, Luke Newberry, Pamela Nomvete, Abubakar Salim and Nathan Wiley. The production begins 1 October and runs through 5 December 2015. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

BWW Review: SPT's BAD JEWS - Deliciously Vicious But With Heart
by Jay Irwin - Oct 5, 2015

There's a reason why Joshua Harmon's play "Bad Jews", currently playing at Seattle Public Theater, has been such a hit all over the country. Because it manages a trifecta with its wonderful script as it takes a sensitive subject of religion and infuses it with rich characters, hilarious language and heart. And the cast and crew over at Seattle Public Theater have grabbed onto this with both hands to make this a fantastically vicious and funny show. (more...)

Photo Flash: UK Debut of TEDDY FERRARA Begins Tonight at Donmar Warehouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2015

The Donmar Warehouse presents the UK premiere of TEDDY FERRARA, Christopher Shinn's insightful and revealing play, inspired by real events, explores society's uncomfortable embrace of The Outsider. The production begins tonight 1 October and runs through 5 December 2015. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

When Outsiders Become Insiders: Compromised Credentials are a Significant Threat to Sensitive Database Content
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2015

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Signature Theatre to Host THE PAINTED ROCKS AT REVOLVER CREEK Play Discussion, 5/16
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2015

Signature Theatre has announced that the unique World of the Play series continues with "Exploring Outsider Art." This World of the Play event will explore the work of Outsider Artists like the self-taught Nukain Mabusa, whose life and work inspired Athol Fugard's The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek. The panel of experts for this exciting discussion include gallerist Andrew Edlin, arts journalist Edward M. Gomez, and curator Kristin Sancken. The discussion will be led by moderator Brian Phillips. The event is free and open to the general public (no reservations required). (more...)

Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell's THE TRAVELING KIND Now Streaming; Out 5/12
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2015

Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell's second duet album -- The Traveling Kind, produced by Joe Henry -- is now streaming exclusively at NPR Music as a First Listen. The record will be released next Tuesday, May 12, on Nonesuch Records. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Austin - Week of 5/03/2015
by BWW - May 3, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/03/2015 for Austin (more...)

BWW Reviews: Condemnation and Escape Encased in Liz Roche's BASTARD AMBER
by Chris McCormack - May 27, 2015

Condemnation rings from the outset in Yeats's poem 'Sailing to Byzantium'. When we reach the idyllic city in Liz Roche's new dance, will our souls be set free? (more...)

Dood Paard to Present BOTOX ANGELS
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

From Dood Paard ('Dead Horse') Theatre in Amsterdam comes 'Botox Angels,' a play about militant female sexuality which is abundant in sultry dialogue, jealousy and emotional violence. Three clownish lesbian characters, named Swift, Cocky and Deedee, negotiate shifting power relationships, juggle dildos and fake breasts, play dress-up games and cross swords about men, breast reductions, philosphy versus banality and emotion versus rationality. Written by Rob de Graaf, translated into English by Paul Evans, it is performed by Ellen Goemans, Janneke Remmers and Manja Topper, all from Holland. La MaMa presents the work's American premiere June 25 to 28, coinciding with Gay Pride Weekend. (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN Extends Off-Broadway Run at Second Stage Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

Benj Pasek & Justin Pau's new musical DEAR EVAN HANSEN will be sticking around the New York theatre scene for a bit longer. (more...)

Amsterdam's BOTOX ANGELS Coming to La MaMa During Pride Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

 From Dood Paard ('Dead Horse') Theatre in Amsterdam comes 'Botox Angels,' a play about militant female sexuality which is abundant in sultry dialogue, jealousy and emotional violence.  Three clownish lesbian characters, named Swift, Cocky and Deedee, negotiate shifting power relationships, juggle dildos and fake breasts, play dress-up games and cross swords about men, breast reductions, philosphy versus banality and emotion versus rationality.  Written by Rob de Graaf, translated into English by Paul Evans, it is performed by Ellen Goemans, Janneke Remmers and Manja Topper, all from Holland.  La MaMa presents the work's American premiere June 25 to 28, coinciding with Gay Pride Weekend. (more...)

New-York Historical Society Launching Museum-Wide Celebration, SUMMER OF HAMILTON
by Michael Dale - May 16, 2016

Displays of historical artifacts and family-friendly activities highlight a season-long celebration. (more...)

Signature Theatre to Host THE PAINTED ROCKS AT REVOLVER CREEK Play Discussion, Today
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2015

Signature Theatre has announced that the unique World of the Play series continues with "Exploring Outsider Art." This World of the Play event will explore the work of Outsider Artists like the self-taught Nukain Mabusa, whose life and work inspired Athol Fugard's The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek. The panel of experts for this exciting discussion include gallerist Andrew Edlin, arts journalist Edward M. Gomez, and curator Kristin Sancken. The discussion will be led by moderator Brian Phillips. The event is free and open to the general public (no reservations required). (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE PAINTED ROCKS AT REVOLVER CREEK Honors Outsider Artist Mabusa
by Michael Dale - May 13, 2015

Athol Fugard's touching new drama is inspired by a South African rock garden. (more...)

Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell's THE TRAVELING KIND Out Today
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell's second duet album -- The Traveling Kind, produced by Joe Henry -- is now streaming exclusively at NPR Music as a First Listen. The record will be released today, May 12, on Nonesuch Records. (more...)

Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell's 'The Traveling Kind' Releases Today
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell's second duet album—The Traveling Kind, produced by Joe Henry—is out today on Nonesuch Records. (more...)

Photo Exclusive: Character Portraits of Ford's Theatre's 110 IN THE SHADE
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

The Ford's Theatre 2015-2016 season continues with the musical 110 IN THE SHADE, directed and choreographed by Tony-Award nominee Marcia Milgrom Dodge, now through May 14, 2016. BroadwayWorld has an exclusive look at character portraits by Michael Yeshion.  Check them out below! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Austin - Week of 5/10/2015
by BWW - May 10, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/10/2015 for Austin (more...)

Contra Costa Civic Theatre Continues 55th Anniversary Season with Comedy, The Foreigner, April 3-26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2015

Contra Costa Civic Theatre (CCCT) continues its 55th season with one of the most popular American comedies, The Foreigner, directed by Ken Sonkin in his CCCT debut, from April 3-26, 2015. Performances will be Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, and Sundays at 2pm at the theatre. (more...)

Martin Sheen, Mischa Barton Set for KAT KRAMER'S FILMS THAT CHANGE THE WORLD
by Movies News Desk - Mar 30, 2015

Martin Sheen and Mischa Barton, stars of the film, Bhopal: A Prayer For Rain, will be among the participants kicking off the Seventh Annual Kat Kramer's Films That Change The World cinema series highlighting socially significant films, (more...)

BWW Interview: Next Iteration Theater Brings New Political Drama THE BABY to MATCH
by Katricia Lang - Mar 3, 2016

'The personal is political,' wrote radical feminist Carol Hanisch. Next Iteration Theater Company explores this concept in theatrical form with its world premiere of THE BABY, a political and family drama by Houston and London-based playwright Lisa Boss Omlie. (more...)

Paul Slade Smith Will Temporarily Replace Kelsey Grammer in FINDING NEVERLAND
by Nora Dominick - Mar 25, 2016

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Paul Slade Smith, who originated the role of Mr. Henshaw in Broadway's Finding Neverland, will succeed Kelsey Grammer in the role of Charles Frohman/Captain Hook starting April 5th.  (more...)

BWW Review: Classic WUTHERING HEIGHTS Is given New Life With A Contemporary Adaptation
by Jade Kops - Mar 25, 2016

Shake & Stir Theatre Company has bought Emily Bronte's dark and twisted story of love and revenge into the 21st Century with its interpretation of WUTHERING HEIGHTS. (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN Sets Mobile Rush Policy for Off-Broadway Run
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2016

Today, Second Stage Theatre announced its partnership with TodayTix, the free mobile app that provides on-demand access to the best last-minute theater tickets, to launch a rush ticketing platform offering $30 tickets for the new musical Dear Evan Hansen beginning on the production's first preview Saturday, March 26. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at 110 IN THE SHADE at Ford's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

The Ford's Theatre 2015-2016 season continues with the musical 110 IN THE SHADE, directed and choreographed by Tony-Award nominee Marcia Milgrom Dodge, now through May 14, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Arrives in NYC- Meet the Full Company!
by Walter McBride - Mar 17, 2016

Second Stage Theatre, in association with Stacey Mindich Productions, will soon present the new musical, Dear Evan Hansen. The company will include several performers who appeared in the World Premiere production at Washington D.C.'s Arena Stage, featuring Ben Platt as the title character, Evan Hansen, in a performance that was called 'extraordinary, bordering on heroic' by Peter Marks in the Washington Post. Also reprising their performances from the 'splendid' (Marks, Washington Post) cast are Laura Dreyfuss as Zoe, Mike Faist as Connor, Rachel Bay Jones as Heidi, Will Roland as Jared, Jennifer Laura Thompson as Cynthia. New cast members John Dossett (Larry) and Kristolyn Lloyd (Alana) complete the company. The cast just met the press yesterday and you can check out complete coverage from the event below! (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: Meet the Company of Second Stage's DEAR EVAN HANSEN
by Walter McBride - Mar 16, 2016

Second Stage Theatre, in association with Stacey Mindich Productions, will soon present the new musical, DEAR EVAN HANSEN. The company will include several performers who appeared in the World Premiere production at Washington D.C.'s Arena Stage, featuring Ben Platt as the title character, Evan Hansen, in a performance that was called 'extraordinary, bordering on heroic' by Peter Marks in the Washington Post. Also reprising their performances from the 'splendid' (Marks, Washington Post) cast are Laura Dreyfuss as Zoe, Mike Faist as Connor, Rachel Bay Jones as Heidi, Will Roland as Jared, Jennifer Laura Thompson as Cynthia. New cast members John Dossett (Larry) and Kristolyn Lloyd (Alana) complete the company. The cast just met the press today and you can check out a sneak peek from the special day below. Check back later for complete coverage! (more...)

BWW Review: Powerful PARADE from Sound Theatre Company
by Jay Irwin - Mar 14, 2016

In any given show you usually have the good guys and the bad guys. The people you identify with as being in the right and those in the wrong. But even when some people are clearly wrong it's possible to see why they react the way they do if the performances are strong enough. Such is the case with Sound Theatre Company's current production of “Parade” as the performances throughout are so clear and so strong that even those doing despicable and abhorrent things can seem reasonable, at least within their own ideologies. (more...)

New THINK Together Book Offers Lesson Plan To Improve Public Education
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2015

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Hottest Articles on BWW 2/23/2016 - 3/1/2016
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Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 2/23/2016 - 3/1/2016. (more...)

WE tv Greenlights New Series GROWING UP HIP HOP
by TV News Desk - Jul 8, 2015

WE tv has ordered the six-episode docu-series “Growing Up Hip Hop” from Entertainment One (eOne), scheduled for a late 2015 premiere. (more...)

BWW Review: Eternal Love Story, LA BOHÈME Returns To Sydney Opera House
by Jade Kops - Jan 7, 2016

Director Gale Edwards' interpretation of Giacomo Puccini's LA BOHÈME returns for Opera Australia's 2016 Summer Season. (more...)

California Shakespeare Theater to Close 2016 Main Stage Season with OTHELLO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2016

California Shakespeare Theater announced today the final production selected to complete its 42nd season. Artistic Director Eric Ting will make his Cal Shakes debut with Shakespeare's Othello from September 14 through October 9 at the Bruns Amphitheater. (more...)

BWW Review: EXIT 27 - Brilliantly Thought-Provoking
by Lynn Beaver - Jan 25, 2016

EXIT 27 by Aleks Merilo, produced by Southwest Theatre Productions at the Boyd Vance Theatre is a fascinating study in mind control and the effects of cult religion on the innocent. (more...)

Mystery Writers of America Announces the 2016 Edgar Award Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce, as we celebrate the 207 th anniversary of the birth of Edgar Allan Poe, the Nominees for the 2016 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television published or produced in 2015. (more...)

Frist Center Displays 19th Century American Art Exhibit, Beginning Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2015

The Frist Center for the Visual Arts presents Telling Tales: Stories and Legends in 19th-Century American Art from today, February 27-June 7, 2015, in the Center's Upper-Level Galleries. (more...)

The Frist Center for the Visual Arts Presents TELLING TALES: STORIES AND LEGENDS IN 19TH-CENTURY AMERICAN ART, Now thru 6/7
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2015

The Frist Center for the Visual Arts presents Telling Tales: Stories and Legends in 19th-Century American Art from today, February 27-June 7, 2015, in the Center's Upper-Level Galleries. (more...)

Kelsey Grammer & Rob McClure to Lead Paper Mill Playhouse's Industry Reading of THE OUTSIDER
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

Paper Mill Playhouse will be hosting an invite-only, industry reading of Paul Slade Smith's The Outsider this March in New York City.  In line with Paper Mill Playhouse's mission of fostering a creative environment for advancing the art form, the theater is bringing together top industry professionals to aid in the development of the play. (more...)

Ben Platt, Laura Dreyfuss, Rachel Bay Jones & More Will Return for DEAR EVAN HANSEN at Second Stage Theatre; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director, Casey Reitz, Executive Director), in association with Stacey Mindich Productions, has announced complete casting and creative team for its upcoming production of the new musical, DEAR EVAN HANSEN. (more...)

Vicki Hendricks's VOLUNTARY MADNESS Named Top Five Favorite Crime Fiction Titles of 2015
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2015

A few days ago Steven Nester -- well-know host of 'The Poets of Tabloid Murder,' a weekly Internet radio show heard on the Public Radio Exchange (PRX) -- picked his five favorite crime fiction titles of this year. Along with The Killing Kind by Chris Holm, The Redeemers by Ace Atkins (he writes the new Robert B. Parker books), Serpents of the Goldby Thomas O'Malley and Douglas Graham Purdy, and The Outsider: My Life in Intrigue by master novelist Frederick Forsyth, he also choseVoluntary Madness by Vicki Hendricks. (more...)

Donmar Warehouse Announces 2016 Spring Season - World Premiere of ELEGY, Revival of FAITH HEALER and More!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

Donmar Warehouse Announces the 2016 Spring Season! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at The Brick's Spring 2016 Artists-in-Residence
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

Artists accepted into The Brick Resident Artist Program have demonstrated the highest level of excellence and invention in the New York theater scene. These are the artists you have only just begun to hear of; presented alongside pedigreed artists who have already won your hearts. They will change your expectation of Off-Off Broadway and they will reinvent the experimental and non-traditional theater world as you know it. Scroll down for a sneak peek at their work! (more...)

Brink Productions to Present THE ASPIRATIONS OF DAISE MORROW
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

This October (10-24) at the Adelaide Festival Centre's Space Theatre, Brink Productions presents the world premiere season of The Aspirations of Daise Morrow - a new work based on a short story by Australian writer and Nobel Prize recipient, Patrick White, featuring a cast led by Paul Blackwell and Kris McQuade - two of the country's greatest theatre actors - and with live music by Zephyr Quartet. (more...)

Soprano Alison Arnopp to Lead West End's DUSTY; Full Cast & Dates Set
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

DUSTY puts Dusty herself and her amazing voice in the heart of the action. It tells the incredible story of how Mary Isobel Catherine Bernadette O'Brien became Dusty Springfield, one of the biggest selling female artists and an icon of the 60s, as seen through the eyes of Nancy Jones, one of her childhood friends.  (more...)

BWW Review: MAKE ME A MUSICAL Performers Hit Comedy Heights at PASA
by Andrew Anderson - Apr 2, 2016

There are some terrific performances by a hand-picked cast in PASA's American premiere production of Make Me a Musical, a show that takes an affectionate dig at a number of classic musicals. (more...)

Martin Sheen, Mischa Barton Set for KAT KRAMER'S FILMS THAT CHANGE THE WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2015

Martin Sheen and Mischa Barton, stars of the film, Bhopal: A Prayer For Rain, will be among the participants kicking off the Seventh Annual Kat Kramer's Films That Change The World cinema series highlighting socially significant films, (more...)

Sufjan Stevens Launches North American Tour at Academy of Music Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2015

To celebrate the release of his album Carrie & Lowell, singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Sufjan Stevens will tour North America beginning in Philadelphia at the Academy of Music tonight, April 10 at 8 p.m. (more...)

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