Photo Flash: First Look at Chicago Shakespeare's CYRANO DE BERGERAC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2013

Chicago Shakespeare Theater presents Cyrano de Bergerac, launching the Theater's 2013-2014 Season. CST's new production of Edmond Rostand's timeless classic, adapted and translated by Anthony Burgess, marks the return to CST of director Penny Metropulos and film and stage actor Harry Groener, the duo behind the Theater's award-winning 2011 production of The Madness of George III. Featuring some of the most romantic and witty verse written for the stage, Cyrano de Bergerac is a poignant and entertaining homage to poetry, love and panache which will run in CST's Courtyard Theater now through November 10, 2013. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Harry Groener Stars in Chicago Shakespeare Theater's CYRANO DE BERGERAC, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2013

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) presents Cyrano de Bergerac, launching the Theater's 2013-2014 Season. CST's new production of Edmond Rostand's timeless classic, adapted and translated by Anthony Burgess, marks the return to CST of director Penny Metropulos and film and stage actor Harry Groener, the duo behind the Theater's award-winning 2011 production of The Madness of George III. Featuring some of the most romantic and witty verse written for the stage, Cyrano de Bergerac is a poignant and entertaining homage to poetry, love and panache which will run in CST's Courtyard Theater tonight, September 24 through November 10, 2013. (more...)

Playhouse on Park to Open Season with TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2015

Playhouse on Park is pleased to present Mitch Albom's Tuesdays With Morrie, the first of many dynamic shows included in its Season Seven Main Stage Series. Fans of the touching and unforgettable book will be thrilled to see this story come to life on stage. Opening night is Friday, October 2. (more...)

Tarragon Sets THE TROUBLE WITH MR. ADAMS Cast
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2015

Rehearsals are underway for Tarragon Theatre's world premiere of The Trouble with Mr. Adams by acclaimed actor and playwrightGord Rand. Directed by Lisa Peterson (Shaw Festival's The Philanderer with Rand in the title role), this revealing comic tragedy previews from October 20, opens October 28 and runs to November 29 in Tarragon's Extraspace. (more...)

Aurora Theatre Company Dedicates Artwork to Barbara Oliver
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2014

Aurora Theatre Company celebrated the remarkable life of its founding Artistic Director, Barbara Oliver, with the unveiling of the Barbara Oliver Bas Relief on Tuesday, October 28 in the Nell and Jules Dashow Wing at Aurora Theatre Company. (more...)

Judy Kuhn & Douglas Sills to Lead Project Shaw's CANDIDA at Symphony Space, 11/25
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2013

Gingold Theatrical Group's PROJECT SHAW, under the leadership of Artistic Director, David Staller, presents George Bernard Shaw's 1895 comedy, Candida, on Monday, November 25 at 7pm, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2895 Broadway at 95th St.). (more...)

Richard Easton, Michael Cumpsty & Alison Fraser Star in Project Shaw's DON JUAN IN HELL Today at Symphony Space
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2013

The debut Shaw play to inaugurate Project Shaw's new home will be Shaw's Don Juan in Hell today, October 28 at 7pm. Directed by David Staller, Don Juan in Hell stars Tony Award winner Richard Easton (The Statue), Tony Award nominees Michael Cumpsty (The Devil) and Alison Fraser (Dona Ana) with Max Gordon Moore (Don Juan). The evening is hosted by Robert Osborne of Turner Classic Movies. There will be special performances by Tony Award winner George S. Irving and Tony Award nominee Charlotte Rae, with Beth Ertz on the piano. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Tarragon Theatre's THE TROUBLE WITH MR. ADAMS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2015

Tarragon Theatre presents the world premiere of THE TROUBLE WITH MR. ADAMS by acclaimed actor and playwright Gord Rand. Directed by Lisa Peterson (Shaw Festival's The Philanderer with Rand in the title role), this revealing comic tragedy is currently in previews and opens tomorrow, October 28, running through November 29 in Tarragon's Extraspace. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

The Washington Stage Guild Opens its Season of Dreams with the Area Premiere of Inventing Van Gogh
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2013

The Washington Stage Guild opens its Season of Dreams with the area premiere of Inventing Van Gogh. (more...)

PROJECT SHAW Moves to Symphony Space; Richard Easton, Michael Cumpsty and Alison Fraser to Star in DON JUAN IN HELL!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2013

Following eight sold-out years of readings at The Players Club in Gramercy Park, Gingold Theatrical Group's PROJECT SHAW, under the leadership of Artistic Director, David Staller, is proud to announce that its new home for Shaw and his contemporaries will now be at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2895 Broadway at 95th St.). (more...)

BWW TV: First Look at Highlights of CST's CYRANO DE BERGERAC
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 2, 2013

Chicago Shakespeare Theater presents Cyrano de Bergerac, launching the Theater's 2013-2014 Season. CST's new production of Edmond Rostand's timeless classic, adapted and translated by Anthony Burgess, marks the return to CST of director Penny Metropulos and film and stage actor Harry Groener, the duo behind the Theater's award-winning 2011 production of The Madness of George III. Featuring some of the most romantic and witty verse written for the stage, Cyrano de Bergerac is a poignant and entertaining homage to poetry, love and panache which will run in CST's Courtyard Theater now through November 10, 2013. BroadwayWorld has a first look at highlights below! (more...)

Long Beach Playhouse Opens HAY FEVER This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2015

In 1924, Noel Coward was so captivated by the outlandish lifestyle and eccentric personality of Laurette Taylor that he was inspired to write his play HAY FEVER in just three days. The play focuses on the antics of four members of the Bliss family in their country home during a weekend with guests. The Playhouse production of HAY FEVER opens tonight, November 7 and runs through December 5, 2015. (more...)

Long Beach Playhouse to Open HAY FEVER on the Mainstage This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2015

In 1924, Noel Coward was so captivated by the outlandish lifestyle and eccentric personality of Laurette Taylor that he was inspired to write his play HAY FEVER in just three days. The play focuses on the antics of four members of the Bliss family in their country home during a weekend with guests. The Playhouse production of HAY FEVER opens November 7 and runs through December 5, 2015. (more...)

Wesley Taylor, Howard McGillin & Daniel Davis to Lead Project Shaw's THE DEVIL'S DISCIPLE, 12/16
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2013

Gingold Theatrical Group's PROJECT SHAW, under the leadership of Artistic Director, David Staller, presents George Bernard Shaw's 1897 comedy, The Devil's Disciple, on Monday, December 16 at 7pm, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2895 Broadway at 95th St.). (more...)

Washington Stage Guild Starts 27th Season with Shaw's Original PYGMALION, 10/25-11/18
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2012

The Washington Stage Guild kicks off its 27th season with one of the most beloved plays of the past century, an indelible hit by the Stage Guild's 'playwright in residence' - George Bernard Shaw. PYGMALION was written in 1912, and the story of Cockney flower girl Eliza Doolittle, her speech lessons at the hands of the temperamental Henry Higgins, and the sparks that fly between them, has rarely left the stage since its premiere. Directed by Stage Guild Artistic Director, Bill Largess, Shaw's comedy is sharp and insightful, asking questions as valid today as a century ago. Exactly what 'makes' a lady a lady? The way she behaves, or the way she is treated? (more...)

Long Beach Playhouse Presents Shaw's THE PHILANDERER, 5/24-6/21
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

The Long Beach Playhouse is pleased to announce its production of George Bernard Shaw's The Philanderer will open in its Mainstage Theatre on May 24. (more...)

Caroline Langrishe, Sara Bahadori & More Join Arcola Theatre's THE NIGHTMARES OF CARLOS FUENTES
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2014

The full cast for The Nightmares of Carlos Fuentes are Caroline Langrishe (Lydia King), Sara Bahadori (Case Worker/Sahar Husain) and Selva Rasalingam (Kevin/Khaled Al Hamrani) who join the previously announced Nabil Elouahabi (Carlos Fuentes). (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the 2013 Tony Nominees- VANYA AND SONIA's Shalita Grant on What She'll Do with Her Tony If She Wins!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 26, 2013

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was thrilled to sit down and speak with nearly all of this year's Tony Award nominees at the official Tonys Meet & Greet on May 1, 2013, and we will be bringing you special coverage on all of them throughout the awards season. Today we bring you Shailita Grant, a nominee for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play for Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Check out what she had to say below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Tony Nominee Shalita Grant
by Walter McBride - May 25, 2013

Shalita Grant recently nabbed a Tony nomination for her Broadway debut in Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Grant's Off-Broadway credits include Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike (LCT); The Philanderer (Pearl Theatre); Measure for Measure,The Winter's Tale, The Merchant of Venice (The Public Theater) and Roxy Font (FringeNYC). On film she has appeared in Empire Corner, Invisible and Rehearsing a Dream and guest starred on the CBS drama series The Good Wife. (more...)

Long Beach Playhouse Presents Shaw's THE PHILANDERER, Now thru 6/21
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2014

The Long Beach Playhouse is pleased to announce its production of George Bernard Shaw's The Philanderer will open in its Mainstage Theatre tonight, May 24. (more...)

Aurora Theatre Mourns Passing of Founding Artistic Director Barbara Oliver
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2013

It is with great sadness that Aurora Theatre Company announces the passing of the company's founding Artistic Director Barbara Oliver due to complications from a recent stroke. Barbara passed away peacefully in her sleep on May 20 at her Berkeley home, surrounded by family. (more...)

Richard Madden and Lily James's ROMEO AND JULIET Leads May's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - May 2, 2016

London is never short of theatre temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From two buzzy Shakespeare productions and satirical opera to dance at the Old Vic, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews… (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Diego - Week of 5/18/2014
by BWW - May 18, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/18/2014 for San Diego (more...)

BWW Reviews: Playhouse 1960's BOEING BOEING Bounces with Energy
by David Clarke - Mar 30, 2014

When BOEING BOEING first landed on Broadway in 1965, it only ran for 23 performances. However, in 2008 the French Comedy, penned by Marc Camoletti and translated by Beverley Cross and Francis Evans, was revised and re-opened on Broadway. This version fared much better, garnering positive reviews. Playhouse 1960 is producing the reworked script and showing audiences why this play is a favorite of audiences and theatre companies alike. (more...)

CANDIDA to Play Pittsburgh Public Theater, 4/17-5/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Pittsburgh Public Theater's Masterpiece Season continues with George Bernard Shaw's sparkling comedy, Candida, directed by Ted Pappas. Candida runs April 17 - May 18, 2014 at the O'Reilly Theater, Pittsburgh Public Theater's home in the heart of Downtown's Cultural District. (more...)

The Shaw Festival's 2014 season…Cleveland Connection
by Roy Berko - Mar 20, 2014

The Shaw Festival is one of the two major Canadian theatre celebrations, the other being The Stratford Festival in Stratford, Ontario. Both are professional,, high quality venues. (more...)

Pearl Theatre to Present HENRY IV, PART 1, 2/15-3/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2013

The Pearl Theatre Company continues its 29th season-the first season in its new home on West 42nd Street-with Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part 1. On the heels of acclaim for its current Bard-centric production, In Acting Shakespeare, The Pearl picks up where the company left off after last year's staging of Richard II, directed by Artistic Director J. R. Sullivan. Henry IV, Part 1 is directed by Davis McCallum and features Resident Acting Company members Bradford Cover as King Henry and Dan Daily as Falstaff. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: 2013 Tonys Red Carpet - VANYA & SONIA's Shalita Grant and DROOD's Will Chase
by Stage Tube - Jun 9, 2013

Click below to see what The Mystery of Edwin Drood's Will Chase and Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike's Shalita Grant had to say on the Tonys red carpet! Chase is nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical. Grant is nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play. (more...)

Long Beach Playhouse Presents Shaw's THE PHILANDERER, 5/24-6/21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

The Long Beach Playhouse is pleased to announce its production of George Bernard Shaw's The Philanderer will open in its Mainstage Theatre on May 24. (more...)

California Shakespeare Theatre Presents YOU NEVER CAN TELL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

California Shakespeare Theater's 25th anniversary season at the Bruns Amphitheater returns to the works of George Bernard Shaw with his sharply-observed take on feminism, class distinctions, and romance, You Never Can Tell, directed by Obie award-winner Lisa Peterson, from August 10 through September 4. For tickets and information, contact the Cal Shakes Box Office at 510.548.9666 or visit www.calshakes.org? (more...)

Writer, Director Lisa Peterson Named Associate Artisitic Director at Berkeley Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

Berkeley Rep's Michael Leibert Artistic Director Tony Taccone today announced the appointment of Lisa Peterson as the artistic director. (more...)

Gord Rand, Sarah Sherman & More to Star in Tarragon's ABYSS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

Tarragon Theatre presents the English-language premiere of Abyss, written and translated by Tarragon's first-ever International playwright-in-residence Maria Milisavljevic and directed by Artistic Director Richard Rose. This poetic thriller about a missing woman premiered (as Brandung) at the Deutsches Theater Berlin, winning the prestigious 2013 Kleist Promotional Award for Young Dramatists. Abyss opens February 11 and runs to March 15, 2015 (previewing from February 3) in Tarragon's Extraspace, and marks the Canadian debut of German playwright Milisavljevic. (more...)

Commonwealth Shakespeare and Suffolk University to Present THE LAST WILL World Premiere, 2/13-24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2013

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company and Suffolk University present the world premiere of Suffolk University's Distinguished Scholar in Residence Robert Brustein's The Last Will, the final installment of Brustein's trilogy about the life of William Shakespeare. Performance dates are February 13-24, 2013. (more...)

Pearl Theatre to Present HENRY IV, PART 1, 2/15-3/17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2013

The Pearl Theatre Company continues its 29th season-the first season in its new home on West 42nd Street-with Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part 1. On the heels of acclaim for its current Bard-centric production, In Acting Shakespeare, The Pearl picks up where the company left off after last year's staging of Richard II, directed by Artistic Director J. R. Sullivan. Henry IV, Part 1 is directed by Davis McCallum and features Resident Acting Company members Bradford Cover as King Henry and Dan Daily as Falstaff. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 22, 2016
by - Jan 22, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 22 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Rory O'Malley, Lauren Molina & More Set for Project Shaw's THE PHILANDERER Reading, 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

Gingold Theatrical Group's PROJECT SHAW, under the leadership of Founding Artistic Director David Staller, presents George Bernard Shaw's 1893 comedy, The Philanderer, on Monday, February 24 at 7pm, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2895 Broadway at 95th St.). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Project Shaw's THE PHILANDERER Reading
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Feb 25, 2014

Gingold Theatrical Group's PROJECT SHAW, under the leadership of Founding Artistic Director David Staller, just presented George Bernard Shaw's 1893 comedy, The Philanderer, last night, February 24 at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2895 Broadway at 95th St.). BroadwayWorld was there for the reading and you can check out photos below! (more...)

Commonwealth Shakespeare and Suffolk University to Present THE LAST WILL World Premiere, 2/13-24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2013

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company and Suffolk University present the world premiere of Suffolk University's Distinguished Scholar in Residence Robert Brustein's The Last Will, the final installment of Brustein's trilogy about the life of William Shakespeare. Performance dates are February 13-24, 2013. (more...)

Pearl Theatre Presents HENRY IV, PART 1, Now thru 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2013

The Pearl Theatre Company continues its 29th season-the first season in its new home on West 42nd Street-with Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part 1. On the heels of acclaim for its current Bard-centric production, In Acting Shakespeare, The Pearl picks up where the company left off after last year's staging of Richard II, directed by Artistic Director J. R. Sullivan. Henry IV, Part 1 is directed by Davis McCallum and features Resident Acting Company members Bradford Cover as King Henry and Dan Daily as Falstaff. (more...)

Commonwealth Shakespeare and Suffolk University Present THE LAST WILL World Premiere, Now thru 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2013

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company and Suffolk University present the world premiere of Suffolk University's Distinguished Scholar in Residence Robert Brustein's The Last Will, the final installment of Brustein's trilogy about the life of William Shakespeare. Performance dates are tonight, February 13-24, 2013. (more...)

Stage Guild Starts the New Year with IN PRAISE OF LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2014

The Washington Stage Guild continues its 29th season with IN PRAISE OF LOVE by Terence Rattigan The Washington Stage Guild continues its 2014-15 Season of Love and/or Marriage with a long-overdue revival of Terence Rattigan's witty and moving IN PRAISE OF LOVE. (more...)

Bryce Pinkham & Charlotte Parry Set to Lead Project Shaw's ARMS AND THE MEN, 1/27
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2013

Gingold Theatrical Group's PROJECT SHAW, under the leadership of Founding Artistic Director David Staller, presents George Bernard Shaw's 1894 comedy, Arms and the Man, on Monday, January 27 at 7pm, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2895 Broadway at 95th St.). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Project Shaw's THE DEVIL'S DISCIPLE
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 17, 2013

Gingold Theatrical Group's PROJECT SHAW, under the leadership of Artistic Director, David Staller, just presented George Bernard Shaw's 1897 comedy, The Devil's Disciple, last night, December 16, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2895 Broadway at 95th St.). (more...)

They Make 'Em Laugh!- The Funniest Stars on Broadway Today
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 8, 2013

Even the most tragic stories need a bit of comic relief, and that rule that holds up on the Great White Way. Broadway certainly has a sense of humor this season, with hilarity popping up in musicals and plays alike. Below, BroadwayWorld features Broadway stars that are making 'em laugh eight times a week. (more...)

BWW Blog: A Clevelander's Views and Reviews of Canada's The Shaw Festival
by Roy Berko - Aug 6, 2014

'By the time the show is over, you will have been taken on a journey more compelling and magical than you could have imagined. For this, I think, is our principal function-as we delight, provoke and entertain, we must always surprise.' These are Jackie Maxwell, the Shaw Festival's Artistic Director, hopes for those who attend one or more of the theatre offerings. (more...)

Stratford Festival Announces MADNESS: MINDS PUSHED TO THE EDGE 2014 Season; Feat. Shakespeare, CRAZY FOR YOU & More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2013

Artistic Director Antoni Cimolino has announced the 2014 season, in which, through the prism of a dozen plays, the Stratford Festival will explore the theme of Madness: Minds Pushed to the Edge. (more...)

Harry Groener to Star in Chicago Shakespeare Theater's CYRANO DE BERGERAC; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2013

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) announced today casting for Cyrano de Bergerac, launching the Theater's 2013-2014 Season. CST's new production of Edmond Rostand's timeless classic, adapted and translated by Anthony Burgess, marks the return to CST of director Penny Metropulos and film and stage actor Harry Groener, the duo behind the Theater's award-winning 2011 production of The Madness of George III. Featuring some of the most romantic and witty verse written for the stage, Cyrano de Bergerac is a poignant and entertaining homage to poetry, love and panache which will run in CST's Courtyard Theater September 24 through November 10, 2013. (more...)

CANDIDA Plays Pittsburgh Public Theater, Now thru 5/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Pittsburgh Public Theater's Masterpiece Season continues with George Bernard Shaw's sparkling comedy, Candida, directed by Ted Pappas. Candida runs today, April 17 - May 18, 2014 at the O'Reilly Theater, Pittsburgh Public Theater's home in the heart of Downtown's Cultural District. (more...)

Rupert Young Leads Cast of George Bernard Shaw's THE PHILANDERER at Orange Tree Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Apr 13, 2016

Casting has been announced for George Bernard Shaw's The Philanderer at the Orange Tree Theatre. Rupert Young (High Society at the Old Vic, Sir Leon in BBC's Merlin) plays Leonard Charteris, The Philanderer of the title. He's joined by Helen Bradbury, Joe Idris-Roberts, Michael Lumsden, Dorothea Myer-Bennett, Christopher Staines, Mark Tandy and Paksie Vernon. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Debut of the Month - VANYA AND SONIA's Shalita Grant
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 1, 2013

Shalita Grant makes her Broadway debut as the inimical, yet well-meaning psychic maid Cassandra in Christopher Durang's newest romp Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike now playing at the Golden Theatre. (more...)

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