HIGH SOCIETY to Open Walnut Street's 207th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2015

Walnut Street Theatre opens its landmark 207th season with the sparkling Broadway musical featuring the classic sounds of Cole Porter, HIGH SOCIETY. Directed by Frank Anzalone, with choreography by Mary Jane Houdina, this Philadelphia premiere begins previews on September 8th, opens on September 16th and runs through October 25th on the Walnut's Mainstage. (more...)

Mad Cow Theatre to Present MY NAME IS ASHER LEV
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2015

Mad Cow Theatre is delighted to announce the cast and creative team for the compelling drama My Name Is Asher Lev, by Aaron Posner, based on the renowned novel by Chaim Potok. My Name Is Asher Lev  will open Nov. 6, 2015 in the Zehngebot-Stonerock Theatre as the second production of Mad Cow Theatre's Season 19 (more...)

Daniel McCoy's PERFECT TEETH to Play Theaterlab This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2015

Richard Pictures Presents announced today a limited two-week production of PERFECT TEETH, a new play by Daniel McCoy, directed by David Hilder, and featuring Ben Stroman and Ryan McKinney. (more...)

Ashlie Atkinson and Francisco Pryor Garat Join The New Group's STEVE; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2015

The New Group has announced complete casting for the world premiere of STEVE, a new play by Mark Gerrard.  Directed by Cynthia Nixon, this production features Ashlie Atkinson and Francisco Pryor Garat, and as announced, Mario Cantone, Jerry Dixon, Malcolm Gets and Matt McGrath. A limited Off-Broadway engagement plays November 3 - December 27 at The Pershing Square Signature Center (The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street), with Official Opening Night set for Wednesday, November 18. (more...)

Culture Project, Rosie O'Donnell to Debut MOTHERSTRUCK, Directed by Cynthia Nixon, This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2015

From the producers of NIRBHAYA, The Exonerated, Guantanamo and Sarah Jones' Bridge & Tunnel, Culture Project along with Rosie O'Donnell will present the world premiere of MotherStruck written and performed by Staceyann Chin and directed by Cynthia Nixon, beginning Today, September 24th, 2015 at Culture Project's Lynn Redgrave Theater.   Opening Night is set for Wednesday, October 7th. (more...)

BWW Review: Walnut Street Theatre's HIGH SOCIETY is a Delightful Night of Theatre
by Kelli Curtin - Sep 23, 2015

The Walnut Street Theatre opens its 207th season with Cole Porter's HIGH SOCIETY. This musical transports audiences to an estate in Oyster Bay in the late 1930s where a New York socialite is about to be wed. This grand musical is a show that is highly entertaining for audiences as they watch the plot unfold. The Walnut Street Theatre brings HIGH SOCIETY to life with lots of laughs, dazzling performances and a beautiful score. (more...)

HIGH SOCIETY Opens Walnut Street's 207th Anniversary Season Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2015

Walnut Street Theatre opens its landmark 207th season with the sparkling Broadway musical featuring the classic sounds of Cole Porter, HIGH SOCIETY. Directed by Frank Anzalone, with choreography by Mary Jane Houdina, this Philadelphia premiere opens tonight, September 16th, and runs through October 25th on the Walnut's Mainstage. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at HIGH SOCIETY at Walnut Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2015

Walnut Street Theatre opens its landmark 207th season with the sparkling Broadway musical featuring the classic sounds of Cole Porter, HIGH SOCIETY. Directed by Frank Anzalone, with choreography by Mary Jane Houdina, this Philadelphia premiere began previews on September 8th, opens on September 16th and runs through October 25th on the Walnut's Mainstage. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at HIGH SOCIETY at Walnut Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2015

Walnut Street Theatre opens its landmark 207th season with the sparkling Broadway musical featuring the classic sounds of Cole Porter, HIGH SOCIETY. Directed by Frank Anzalone, with choreography by Mary Jane Houdina, this Philadelphia premiere began previews on September 8th, opens on September 16th and runs through October 25th on the Walnut's Mainstage. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

FIRST LOOK: THE GAME'S AFOOT or HOLMES FOR THE HOLIDAYS at Theatre Palisades; Opens 11/6
by Shari Barrett - Oct 9, 2015

Theatre Palisades presents the first Los Angeles production of "The Game's Afoot or Holmes For The Holidays" by Ken Ludwig, opening Friday, November 6, 2015 and running until Sunday, December 13, 2015 at the Pierson Playhouse, located at 941 Temescal Canyon Road in Pacific Palisades, CA 90272. Directed by Gene Franklin Smith, "The Game's Afoot" is the winner of the Mystery Writers of America's 2012 Edgar Award for Best Play. Nona Hale and Pat Perkins produce for Theatre Palisades by permission from Samuel French. Featured in the cast (in alphabetical order) are Gail Bernardi, Matthew Godfrey, Nicole Knudsen, James Lujan, John Mawson, Maria Pavone, Maggie Peach, and Andi Wagner. (more...)

Mad Cow Theatre to Present THE SECRET GARDEN; Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2015

Mad Cow Theatre has announced the cast and creative team for the poignant musical The Secret Garden, with book and lyrics by Marsha Norman and music by Lucy Simon, based on the 1911 classic novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. The Secret Garden will open Nov. 20, 2015 in the Harriett Theatre at Mad Cow Theatre in downtown Orlando. (more...)

Daniel McCoy's PERFECT TEETH Begins Tonight at Theaterlab
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2015

Richard Pictures Presents announced today a limited two-week production of PERFECT TEETH, a new play by Daniel McCoy, directed by David Hilder, and featuring Ben Stroman and Ryan McKinney. (more...)

Culture Project, Rosie O'Donnell to Debut MOTHERSTRUCK, Directed by Cynthia Nixon, This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2015

From the producers of NIRBHAYA, The Exonerated, Guantanamo and Sarah Jones' Bridge & Tunnel, Culture Project along with Rosie O'Donnell will present the world premiere of MotherStruck written and performed by Staceyann Chin and directed by Cynthia Nixon, beginning Thursday, September 24th, 2015 at Culture Project's Lynn Redgrave Theater.   Opening Night is set for Today, October 7th. (more...)

Mad Cow Theatre to Present ART
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2015

Mad Cow Theatre is delighted to announce the cast and creative team for the dark comedy Art, opening Jan. 22, 2016 in the Harriett as the fourth production of Mad Cow Theatre's Season 19. This production is sponsored by Harriett Lake. (more...)

It's You! It's Who? Handy Footnotes For DAMES AT SEA's Name-Dropping Love Song
by Michael Dale - Oct 24, 2015

If your knowledge of pop culture doesn't quite extend to the Busby Berkeley era, here are some quick footnotes to help you along: (more...)

Tony Winner Cynthia Nixon to Guest Star on Showtime's THE AFFAIR
by TV News Desk - Oct 1, 2015

Emmy®, Tony® and Grammy® Award-winning actress Cynthia Nixon will guest star in season two of the Golden Globe®-winning SHOWTIME® drama series THE AFFAIR. (more...)

FIRST LOOK: THE GAME'S AFOOT or HOLMES FOR THE HOLIDAYS at Theatre Palisades; Opens Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

Theatre Palisades presents the first Los Angeles production of "The Game's Afoot or Holmes For The Holidays" by Ken Ludwig, opening Today, November 6, 2015 and running until Sunday, December 13, 2015 at the Pierson Playhouse, located at 941 Temescal Canyon Road in Pacific Palisades, CA 90272. Directed by Gene Franklin Smith, "The Game's Afoot" is the winner of the Mystery Writers of America's 2012 Edgar Award for Best Play. Nona Hale and Pat Perkins produce for Theatre Palisades by permission from Samuel French. Featured in the cast (in alphabetical order) are Gail Bernardi, Matthew Godfrey, Nicole Knudsen, James Lujan, John Mawson, Maria Pavone, Maggie Peach, and Andi Wagner. (more...)

Mad Cow Theatre Presents THE SECRET GARDEN
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2015

Mad Cow Theatre is delighted to announce the cast and creative team for the poignant musical The Secret Garden, with book and lyrics by Marsha Norman and music by Lucy Simon, based on the 1911 classic novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. The Secret Garden will open Nov. 20, 2015 in the Harriett Theatre at Mad Cow Theatre in downtown Orlando. (more...)

The New Group's STEVE Begins Performances Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

The New Group presents the world premiere of STEVE, a new play by Mark Gerrard. Directed by Cynthia Nixon, this production features Ashlie Atkinson and Francisco Pryor Garat, and as announced, Mario Cantone, Jerry Dixon, Malcolm Gets and Matt McGrath. A limited Off-Broadway engagement plays tonight, November 3, through December 27 at The Pershing Square Signature Center (The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street), with Official Opening Night set for Wednesday, November 18. (more...)

The New Group's STEVE, Directed by Cynthia Nixon, Opens Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2015

The New Group presents the world premiere of STEVE, a new play by Mark Gerrard. Directed by Cynthia Nixon, this production features Ashlie Atkinson and Francisco Pryor Garat, and as announced, Mario Cantone, Jerry Dixon, Malcolm Gets and Matt McGrath. A limited Off-Broadway engagement plays now through December 27 at The Pershing Square Signature Center (The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street), with Official Opening Night set for tonight, November 18. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Austin Playhouse's THE PHILADELPHIA STORY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2015

Austin Playhouse presents The Philadelphia Story by Philip Barry, November 20 - December 20, 2015 at Austin Playhouse at ACC's Highland Campus. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at MY NAME IS ASHER LEV at Mad Cow Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2015

MY NAME IS ASHER LEV runs now through Dec. 6, 2015 in the Zehngebot-Stonerock Theatre as the second production of Mad Cow Theatre's Season 19. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Cynthia Nixon, Tim Matheson to Play First Couple in TV's KILLING REAGAN
by TV News Desk - May 6, 2016

National Geographic Channel (NGC) announced today that veteran actor Tim Matheson (“The West Wing,” “Burn Notice,” “Animal House”) will star as the actor turned California governor turned president in the network's forthcoming two-hour scripted movie Killing Reagan (more...)

BWW Review: Ah-choo! Theatre Memphis Gets HAY FEVER
by Joseph Baker - May 6, 2016

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George Cukor Classics Starring Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn Lead REEL 13 May Lineup
by TV News Desk - May 5, 2016

Director George Cukor's romantic comedies The Philadelphia Story and Holiday, both based on hit Broadway plays by Philip Barry,open the May lineup on Reel 13 (more...)

Clear Creek Community Theatre's THE PHILADELPHIA STORY to Open 5/20
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

Tracy Lord, of the Philadelphia Lords, is a headstrong and spoiled daughter of the privileged. (more...)

Cleveland Play House MFA Class Unveils New Take on Zimmerman's METAMORPHOSES
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2016

The Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Play House MFA (CWRU/CPH MFA) Acting Program will present Mary Zimmerman's METAMORPHOSES in the Helen Rosenfeld Lewis Bialosky Lab Theatre ('The Helen') at Playhouse Square for 10 performances only, March 16-26, 2016. (more...)

The Friday 5: Three from ACT 1's LYSISTRATA
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 4, 2016

Today, three of the folks most closely associated with the production - director Moore is joined by cast members Sarah Shepherd and Maggie Pitt - fall under our Friday 5 spotlight, allowing us to get to know more about what makes them tick and why each of them believe audiences should flock to Darkhorse Theatre to see their racy rendition of Aristophanes' Lysistrata. (more...)

KC Rep Announces Cast of THE FANTASTICKS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

Kansas City Repertory Theatre will continue its 2015-16 season with The Fantasticks, directed by Kansas City Repertory Theatre's Producing Director Jerry Genochio. (more...)

NJ Rep Sets Cast for Victor L. Cahn's VILLAINOUS COMPANY Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

New Jersey Repertory Company, 179 Broadway in Long Branch, has announced the cast of the World Premiere of VILLAINOUS COMPANY by Victor L. Cahn. (more...)

The Adobe Theater to Present Horton Foote's DIVIDING THE ESTATE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

The Adobe Theater will present American playwright Horton Foote's play DIVIDING THE ESTATE April 29th through May 22nd, 2016. (more...)

GTA to Present THE PHILADELPHIA STORY, 4/5-16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2016

Madcap heiress Tracy Lord teeters on the eve of a brilliantly elite marriage, but is way too attracted still to her charming rascal of an ex-husband AND a wise-cracking reporter, both of whom are hanging around for the festivities! Laugh along to this witty, sharply stylish comedy and watch how the other half loves with Gainesville Theatre Alliance on April 5-16 as they present the play which inspired the film classic. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at AMADEUS at Bainbridge Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2016

It's music, madness, and Mozart at Bainbridge Performing Arts this March. AMADEUS, Peter Schaffer's Tony and Oscar award winning story of passion, jealousy, and revenge comes to vivid life with the sublime music of Mozart performed live by a Chamber group and choral ensemble. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Mad Cow Theatre Sets Cast, Creative Team for ART
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

Mad Cow Theatre is delighted to announce the cast and creative team for the dark comedy Art, opening Jan. 22, 2016 in the Harriett as the fourth production of Mad Cow Theatre's Season 19. This production is sponsored by Harriett Lake. (more...)

Tickets to Writers Theatre's ARCADIA Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, presents the first production in the Theatre's new home, Arcadia by Tom Stoppard, directed by Michael Halberstam. The show runs March 16 - April 24, 2016 at the Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre in Writer Theatre's new theater center at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. The Press Opening is Wednesday, March 23 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

BPA to Present AMADEUS, 3/11-26
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

It's music, madness, and Mozart at Bainbridge Performing Arts this March. AMADEUS, Peter Schaffer's Tony and Oscar award winning story of passion, jealousy, and revenge comes to vivid life with the sublime music of Mozart performed live by a Chamber group and choral ensemble. In the court of the Austrian Emperor Josef, Antonio Salieri is the established composer. Enter the greatest musical genius of all time: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Salieri has given himself to God so that he might realize his sole ambition to be a great composer. Mozart is a foul-mouthed, graceless oaf who has that which is beyond Salieri's envious grasp: Genius. (more...)

BWW Review: LOOK AGAIN Is A Look Well Worth Taking
by Herbert Paine - Feb 17, 2016

Canadian writer and director Daniel O'Connor casts a laserlike lens on human nature in LOOK AGAIN, a whimsical and endearing film that has its central character looking at life through a mystical set of white-rimmed glasses and discovering that not all is as it seems. Featuring Anand Rajaram and a solid cast, the film is an eye-opener! (more...)

Austin Pendleton to Direct LUNA GALE at Cleveland Play House
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

Cleveland Play House's (CPH) monumental 100th Season continues with the regional premiere of LUNA GALE. CPH welcomes back film and stage legend Austin Pendleton to direct this contemporary drama that begs the question 'To whom do you belong?' Written by Rebecca Gilman, recipient of the 2015 Roe Green Award, LUNA GALE runs February 27 - March 20 in the intimate Allen Theatre. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 12/29/2015 - Kennedy Center Honors and More!
by Jessica Khan - Dec 29, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: This year's Kennedy Center Honors, celebrating Carole King, Rita Moreno, Cicely Tyson and more, airs tonight on CBS! (more...)

BWW Preview: Utah Rep to Stage AMADEUS, 9/11
by Blair Howell - Aug 28, 2015

Utah Repertory Theater Company announces its production of AMADEUS, one of the most acclaimed and popular productions of the 20th century. (more...)

Austin Playhouse Presents THE REAL THING, A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, and More in New Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2015

Austin Playhouse's 16th season opens this September with two classics: Tom Stoppard's The Real Thing and the beloved romantic comedy The Philadelphia Story. They're joined by four regional premieres, including Austin Playwright C. Denby Swanson's The Norwegians, the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Disgraced, a moving, jazz-infused play about baseball legend Satchel Paige, and a hilarious spoof on Victorian adventurers, The Explorers Club. (more...)

Britt Michael Gordon Stars in Mad Cow Theatre's TRIBES, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

Mad Cow Theatre presents TRIBES by Nina Raine. TRIBES opens tonight, August 21, 2015 in The Zehngebot-Stonerock Theatre as the tenth and final production of Season 18. (more...)

Britt Michael Gordon to Star in Mad Cow Theatre's TRIBES; ASL Performances Set!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

Mad Cow Theatre is delighted to announce the cast and creative team for its upcoming run of Tribes by Nina Raine. Tribes is set to open August 21, 2015 in The Zehngebot-Stonerock Theatre as the tenth and final production of Season 18.  Mad Cow Theatre is thrilled to be able to offer American Sign Language interpretation for the matinee performance on August 23 as well as the evening performances on September 4 & 17. (more...)

Cary Grant Musical DEAR CARY Heading to Broadway?
by TV News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

Grant's ex-wife Dyan Cannon has been hard at work over the last several years on a musical adaptation of her best selling book 'Dear Cary.' (more...)

Pygmalion Productions to Present REMINGTON & WEASEL, Opening 4/22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

Pygmalion Productions continues its season with 'Remington & Weasel' by local playwright and director L.L. West, directed by Robin Wilks-Dunn, opening April 22. (more...)

BWW Review: THE PHILADELPHIA STORY Looks At A High Society Marriage Dilemma
by Barry Lenny - Apr 4, 2016

The Philadelphia Story opens the year for the Therry Dramatic Society. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 4/21/2016 - AMERICAN PSYCHO Opens and More!
by Jessica Khan - Apr 21, 2016

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: AMERICAN PSYCHO gets bloody on Broadway, opening tonight, and IN THE SECRET SEA opens at Theatre Row! (more...)

Jennifer Ehle, Jefferson Mays and More to Lead Lincoln Center Theater's OSLO
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

Lincoln Center Theater will welcome Michael Aronov, Adam Dannheisser, Jennifer Ehle, Daniel Jenkins, Dariush Kashani, Jefferson Mays, Daniel Oreskes, Henny Russell, Joseph Siravo, and T. Ryder Smith in the cast of its upcoming production of OSLO, a new play by J.T. Rogers, directed by Bartlett Sher. (more...)

Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller to Star in THE PHILADELPHIA STORY on Broadway?
by TV News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

Bradley Cooper and Sienna Miller may co-star in a production of The Philadelphia Story, set to hit Broadway this fall or spring 2017. (more...)

GTA to Bring Film Classic to Life with THE PHILADELPHIA STORY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

Spring has arrived in northeast Georgia and it is the perfect season for a wedding. Attend the most screwball wedding of the last century at Gainesville Theatre Alliance with their production of The Philadelphia Story. This witty, sharply stylish comedy runs Apr. 5-16 at UNG-Gainesville's Ed Cabell Theatre, 3850 Mundy Mill Road, Oakwood.           (more...)

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