Ustinov Studio, Theatre Royal Bath Autumn Announces Casting for 2014 SeasonUstinov Studio, Theatre Royal Bath Autumn Announces Casting for 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Ustinov Studio, Theatre Royal Bath Autumn has announced casting for there 2014 season, including the three black comedies, including 'Play Strindberg,' 'The Father,' and 'Exit The King.' (more...)

URINETOWN Ready To Open In West End!URINETOWN Ready To Open In West End!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

Simon Paisley Day (Musketeers, Doctor Who, Titanic, Sherlock, Spartacus, Being Human) will be reprising his critically-acclaimed role as the tyrannical Caldwell B. Cladwell, the machiavellian Head of UGC (Urine Good Company) in the West End transfer of Jamie Lloyd's ground breaking, splash hit production of URINETOWN The Musical. (more...)

Casting Announced for Into The WoodsCasting Announced for Into The Woods
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Oct 27, 2014

It is my pleasure to announce that the upcoming production of Into The Woods at the Laura Pels Theatre will feature the original McCarter Theatre Center/Fiasco Theater cast. These ten extraordinary actors are Jessie Austrian (Baker's Wife), Noah Brody (Lucinda/Wolf/Cinderella's Prince), Paul L. Coffey (Mysterious Man), Andy Grotelueschen (Milky White/Florinda/Rapunzel's Prince), Liz Hayes (Cinderella's Stepmother/Jack's Mother), Claire Karpen (Cinderella/Granny),Jennifer Mudge (Witch), Patrick Mulryan (Jack/Steward), Ben Steinfeld (Baker), and Emily Young (Little Red Ridinghood/Rapunzel). As you know, Noah Brody and Ben Steinfeld (co-Artistic Directors, along with Jessie Austrian, of Fiasco Theater) are also directing this thrillingly imaginative iteration of the musical. (more...)

PBS's Masterpiece Theater Announces Sixth Season of Historic Drama DOWNTON ABBEY!PBS's Masterpiece Theater Announces Sixth Season of Historic Drama DOWNTON ABBEY!
by TV News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

DOWNTON ABBEY, the Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R) award-winning drama that has become an international hit, will return to MASTERPIECE on PBS for a sixth season. (more...)

PBS to Premiere Special DOWNTON ABBEY REDISCOVERED, 11/30PBS to Premiere Special DOWNTON ABBEY REDISCOVERED, 11/30
by TV News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

Relief is on the way for the millions of devoted viewers eagerly awaiting the debut of the new season of 'Downton Abbey,' a Carnival Films/ MASTERPIECE co-production premiering on PBS January 4, 2015. (more...)

PBS Special DOWNTON ABBEY REDISCOVERED, Hosted by Bernadette Peters, Airs TonightPBS Special DOWNTON ABBEY REDISCOVERED, Hosted by Bernadette Peters, Airs Tonight
by TV News Desk - Nov 30, 2014

Today, November 30, DOWNTON ABBEY REDISCOVERED offers a tempting sampling of best-loved moments from the past four seasons and a few delectable delights from Season Five. (more...)

PBS Premieres Special DOWNTON ABBEY REDISCOVERED TonightPBS Premieres Special DOWNTON ABBEY REDISCOVERED Tonight
by TV News Desk - Nov 30, 2014

Tonight, November 30, DOWNTON ABBEY REDISCOVERED offers a tempting sampling of best-loved moments from the past four seasons and a few delectable delights from Season Five. (more...)

Donmar Warehouse Announces 2015 Spring Season - Revival of CLOSER, World Premiere & More!Donmar Warehouse Announces 2015 Spring Season - Revival of CLOSER, World Premiere & More!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2014

Artistic Director Josie Rourke today announced a Spring season of work including the revival of Patrick Marber's 20th Century classic Closer; a new play for theatre and television by James Graham, The Vote; and the world premiere of Temple, a new play by Steve Waters. (more...)

Production Begins on BBC America's THE LAST KINGDOMProduction Begins on BBC America's THE LAST KINGDOM
by TV News Desk - Nov 24, 2014

BBC AMERICA, BBC TWO and the Golden Globe® and Emmy® award-winning producers of Downton Abbey, Carnival Films, have announced that filming has begun on The Last Kingdom. (more...)

Steven Weber to Guest Star on New Season of Showtime's HOUSE OF LIESSteven Weber to Guest Star on New Season of Showtime's HOUSE OF LIES
by TV News Desk - Nov 24, 2014

Weber joins previously announced guest stars Valorie Curry, Demetri Martin, Fred Melamed, Jenny Slate, Larenz Tate and Alicia Witt. HOUSE OF LIES will premiere Sunday, January 11th at 10 p.m. ET/PT opposite the new seasons of SHAMELESS (9 p.m.) and EPISODES (10:30 p.m.). (more...)

And the Verdict Is... Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's IT'S ONLY A PLAY!And the Verdict Is... Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's IT'S ONLY A PLAY!
by Meet the Cast - Nov 2, 2014

The star-studded Broadway production of the backstage comedy It's Only A Play, by 4-time Tony Award winner Terrence McNally, opened on October 9, 2014, at Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the full cast and watch interviews with the company below! (more...)

Sunday Special: From the Screen to the Boards - This Season's Movie Stars on BroadwaySunday Special: From the Screen to the Boards - This Season's Movie Stars on Broadway
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 16, 2014

From Broadway debuts to stage veterans, this season is swarming with big screen stars. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you the backstory on this year's film-to-stage transplants. Scroll down to learn more, and be sure to let us who you're most excited to see on the Great White Way, plus which actors you'd like to make the leap! (more...)

Glenne Headly to Take on Role of 'Brenda Drexel' in Broadway's FISH IN THE DARKGlenne Headly to Take on Role of 'Brenda Drexel' in Broadway's FISH IN THE DARK
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

Acclaimed stage and film actress Glenne Headly will assume the role of Brenda Drexel opposite Jason Alexander as Norman Drexel, in Larry David's hit comedy about a death in the family, FISH IN THE DARK beginning Tuesday, June 9 (more...)

TEMPLE, with Simon Russell Beale, Begins at Donmar Warehouse TonightTEMPLE, with Simon Russell Beale, Begins at Donmar Warehouse Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

Howard Davies will direct Steve Waters' new play TEMPLE, a fictionalised account of the events that took place during the 2011 Occupy demonstration outside St Paul's Cathedral. Simon Russell Beale will return to the Donmar stage to play the Dean having previously starred in The Philanthropist, Twelfth Night and Uncle Vanya (for which he won the 2003 Olivier Award for Best Actor). The show starts tonight, May 21, with an official opening slated for May 27. TEMPLE runs through July 25, 2015. (more...)

Second Stage Uptown's Ghostly THE OTHER THING Opens TonightSecond Stage Uptown's Ghostly THE OTHER THING Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

THE OTHER THING, written by Emily Schwend and directed by Lucie Tiberghien, makes its world premiere at Second Stage tonight, May 21, following previews from May 12. The production runs through June 7, 2015. (more...)

Steven Weber to Star in CBS Comedy Pilot JOE TIMESteven Weber to Star in CBS Comedy Pilot JOE TIME
by TV News Desk - Mar 9, 2015

Deadline writes that Steven Weber will lead CBS's comedy pilot JOE TIME. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 3/4/2015 - 'HUNCHBACK' Swings Into Paper Mill and More!WAKE UP with BWW 3/4/2015 - 'HUNCHBACK' Swings Into Paper Mill and More!
by Jessica Showers - Mar 4, 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: 'HUNCHBACK' swings into New Jersey and more! (more...)

DOWNTON ABBEY Creator Julian Fellowes to Receive 2015 International EMMY Founders AwardDOWNTON ABBEY Creator Julian Fellowes to Receive 2015 International EMMY Founders Award
by TV News Desk - Mar 30, 2015

The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences will present the 2015 International Emmy® Founders Award to Julian Fellowes, the writer and creator of Downton Abbey, one of the most acclaimed, widely watched and best reviewed television series in the history of the medium. (more...)

NBC's AMERICA'S GOT TALENT is No. 1 Telecast on TuesdayNBC's AMERICA'S GOT TALENT is No. 1 Telecast on Tuesday
by TV News Desk - Jun 4, 2014

With the #1 and #2 shows of the night in 18-49, “America's Got Talent” and “The Night Shift.” In every key measure among the Big 4 nets– adults, men and women 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54, plus total viewers. (more...)

Tom Fontana & Barry Levinson Named Executive Producers of Discovery Channel Series KILLING FIELDSTom Fontana & Barry Levinson Named Executive Producers of Discovery Channel Series KILLING FIELDS
by TV News Desk - Jun 2, 2015

Discovery Channel announced today that it has tapped Hollywood heavyweights Tom Fontana and Barry Levinson as co-executive producers of its new crime series KILLING FIELDS. (more...)

NBC's AMERICA'S GOT TALENT is No. 1 Telecast on TuesdayNBC's AMERICA'S GOT TALENT is No. 1 Telecast on Tuesday
by TV News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

“America's Got Talent' (2.6/9 in 18-49, 11.3 million viewers overall from 8-10:01 p.m. ET) retained 100% of last week's 2.6 rating in adults 18-49 (more...)

NBC Won Tuesday Night in 18-49 and Total Viewers Among the Big 4NBC Won Tuesday Night in 18-49 and Total Viewers Among the Big 4
by TV News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

NBC won Tuesday night in 18-49 and total viewers among the Big 4: With the #1 and #2 shows of the night, “America's Got Talent” and “The Night Shift.” Leading six of six half-hours in 18-49 and total viewers. With both “Talent” and “Night Shift” winning their slots among the Big 4 in every key measure. (more...)

Dorset Theatre Festival to Stage Lynn Nottage's INTIMATE APPAREL, 6/25-7/5Dorset Theatre Festival to Stage Lynn Nottage's INTIMATE APPAREL, 6/25-7/5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

Dorset Theatre Festival will stage Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage's Intimate Apparel, a moving and intimate story that confronts race and religion, directed by Giovanna Sardelli, from June 25th through July 5th (more...)

Karen Pittman, Michael Cullen & More to Star in KING LIZ at Second Stage UptownKaren Pittman, Michael Cullen & More to Star in KING LIZ at Second Stage Uptown
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Second Stage Theatre  continues the 2015 Uptown Series with the World Premiere of KING LIZ, written by Fernanda Coppel (Chimichangas and Zoloft) and directed by Lisa Peterson.  KING LIZ will feature MICHAEL CULLEN, JEREMIE HARRIS, RUSSELL G. JONES, CAROLINE LAGERFELT, IRENE SOFIA LUCIO, and KAREN PITTMAN.  Previews begin Monday, July 13th and opening night is Monday, July 27th. (more...)

The Ustinov Studio, Bath Announces Autumn SeasonThe Ustinov Studio, Bath Announces Autumn Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

The Ustinov Studio, Bath is delighted to announce its Autumn 2014 season, which will comprise three black comedies from some of the greatest names in European drama: Friedrich Durrenmatt's Play Strindberg, Florian Zeller's The Father and Eugene Ionesco's Exit the King. (more...)

Matthew Broderick to Star in New Dark Comedy LOOK AWAYMatthew Broderick to Star in New Dark Comedy LOOK AWAY
by Movies News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

Matthew Broderick (IT'S ONLY A PLAY) will join Chloë Sevigny and UK actress Shannon Tarbet in the dark comedy LOOK AWAY. (more...)

NBC's AMERICA'S GOT TALENT is Week's #1 Non-Sports TelecastNBC's AMERICA'S GOT TALENT is Week's #1 Non-Sports Telecast
by TV News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

With “America's Got Talent” scoring the week's #1 non-sports results among primetime programs on the Big 4 networks in adults 18-49 and every other key measure, NBC has finished #2 among those nets for the primetime week of June 2-8 in the key 18-49 demo. (more...)

NBC's Wins Ratings Week of June 30thNBC's Wins Ratings Week of June 30th
by TV News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

NBC has won the primetime ratings week of June 30-July 6 among the Big 4 networks in adults 18-49, paced by “America's Got Talent,” (more...)

Matthew Broderick Joins Annaleigh Ashford in SYLVIA on BroadwayMatthew Broderick Joins Annaleigh Ashford in SYLVIA on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

Producers of the Broadway revival of A.R. Gurney's SYLVIA just announced that two-time Tony Award-winner Matthew Broderick (Brighton Beach Memoirs, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying) completes the cast of the forthcoming production, to be staged by Tony Award-winning director Daniel Sullivan (Proof). (more...)

Karen Pittman and More Lead KING LIZ, Opening Tonight at Second Stage UptownKaren Pittman and More Lead KING LIZ, Opening Tonight at Second Stage Uptown
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

Second Stage Theatre continues the 2015 Uptown Series with the World Premiere of King Liz, written by Fernanda Coppel (Chimichangas and Zoloft) and directed by Lisa Peterson. King Liz will feature MICHAEL CULLEN, JEREMIE HARRIS, RUSSELL G. JONES, CAROLINE LAGERFELT, IRENE SOFIA LUCIO, and KAREN PITTMAN. Previews began Monday, July 13th, for opening night tonight, July 27th, 2015. (more...)

NBC's AMERICA'S GOT TALENT Beats All Networks CombinedNBC's AMERICA'S GOT TALENT Beats All Networks Combined
by TV News Desk - Jul 2, 2014

With the #1 and #2 shows of the night in 18-49, “America's Got Talent” and “The Night Shift.” Leading six of six half-hours among the Big 4 in 18-49 and total viewers. (more...)

NBC's NIGHT SHIFT Jumps +17% Week to Week, Updated ResultsNBC's NIGHT SHIFT Jumps +17% Week to Week, Updated Results
by TV News Desk - Jul 2, 2014

With the #1 and #2 shows of the night on the Big 4 in 18-49, 'America's Got Talent' and 'The Night Shift.' Leading six of six half-hours among the Big 4 in 18-49 and total viewers. With both 'Talent' and 'Night Shift' winning their slots among the Big 4 in every key measure. (more...)

British Actor Treva Etienne to Star in Spielberg's FALLING SKIES on TNTBritish Actor Treva Etienne to Star in Spielberg's FALLING SKIES on TNT
by TV News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Treva Etienne is slated to play Dingaan Botha, who joins the 2nd Mass to help fight the extra-terrestrial invaders. (more...)

Florian Zeller's THE FATHER to Make West End TransferFlorian Zeller's THE FATHER to Make West End Transfer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

Following successful runs at the Ustinov Studio in Bath and the Tricycle Theatre in London, Theatre Royal Bath Productions and the Tricycle Theatre will transfer Florian Zeller's Moliere award-winning play, THE FATHER, starring Kenneth Cranham and Claire Skinner, to London's Wyndham's Theatre for a limited season, Wednesday 30th September - Saturday 21st November. In the two weeks prior to the transfer, the production will play a very limited run at Cambridge Arts Theatre, 15th - 26th September. (more...)

Season 3 Premiere of DOWNTON ABBEY Delivers Over 10 Million Viewers on PBSSeason 3 Premiere of DOWNTON ABBEY Delivers Over 10 Million Viewers on PBS
by TV News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

PBS and WGBH announced today that Sunday's premiere of "Downton Abbey, Season 5" on MASTERPIECE enthralled viewers nationwide as the Crawley family returned to face the changing tides of England in 1924. (more...)

LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES to Open 1/30 at Palm Beach DramaworksLES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES to Open 1/30 at Palm Beach Dramaworks
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

?Two of the most gleefully malevolent characters ever created bring their decadent ways to Palm Beach Dramaworks in Les Liaisons Dangereuses, opening on January 30 at the Don & Ann Brown Theatre. Written by Christopher Hampton from the novel by Choderlos de Laclos, thiscompelling, wickedly clever tale of seduction, gamesmanship, debauchery, and degradation runs through March 1, with specially priced previews on January 28 and 29. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Back-to-Back Episodes on the Next THE LIBRARIANS on TNTVIDEO: Sneak Peek - Back-to-Back Episodes on the Next THE LIBRARIANS on TNT
by TV News Desk - Jan 5, 2015

When a group of competitive high-school students start undercutting each other with witchcraft, the Librarians have to intercede before disaster destroys them all. (more...)

'A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE,' ON THE TOWN & NEWSIES Costume Teams Featured on Latest Episode of THE ENSEMBLIST Podcast'A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE,' ON THE TOWN & NEWSIES Costume Teams Featured on Latest Episode of THE ENSEMBLIST Podcast
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2015

Mo Brady and Nikka Graff Lanzarone announce the release of The Ensemblist's 42nd episode: "Spotlight On: Costumes!" (more...)

AstonRep to Present LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES This SummerAstonRep to Present LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2015

AstonRep Theatre Company is pleased to continue its 2014-15 season with Christopher Hampton's drama LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES, based on the classic French novel by Choderlos de Laclos, directed by Charlie Marie McGrath, playing May 21 - June 21, 2015 at The Raven Theatre (West Stage), 6157 N. Clark St. in Chicago. (more...)

TNT Renews Hit Series THE LIBRARIANS for Second SeasonTNT Renews Hit Series THE LIBRARIANS for Second Season
by TV News Desk - Feb 12, 2015

TNT has renewed its hit fantasy-adventure The Librarians. One of the hottest new shows on cable, The Librarians burst onto the scene with a chart-topping launch in December and went on to finish the year as basic cable's #2 new series of 2014, (more...)

TNT's THE LIBRARIANS Delivers 7.3 Million ViewersTNT's THE LIBRARIANS Delivers 7.3 Million Viewers
by TV News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

TNT's new series The Librarians scored a huge launch Sunday night, drawing a combined audience of 7.3 million viewers in Live + Same Day delivery for its two-hour premiere and encore. (more...)

TNT's THE LIBRARIANS Premieres to 7.3 Million ViewersTNT's THE LIBRARIANS Premieres to 7.3 Million Viewers
by TV News Desk - Dec 8, 2014

TNT's new series The Librarians scored a huge launch Sunday night, drawing a combined audience of 7.3 million viewers in Live + Same Day delivery for its two-hour premiere and encore. The fantasy-adventure series opened with 5.4 million viewers for its 8-10 p.m. premiere telecast, edging out TNT's THE LAST SHIP to become cable's #1 new series launch for the year-to-date in Live + Same Day delivery. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'And The Fables of Doom' Episdoe of TNT's THE LIBRARIANSVIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'And The Fables of Doom' Episdoe of TNT's THE LIBRARIANS
by TV News Desk - Dec 29, 2014

On the next episode of TNT's THE LIBRARIANS titled 'And The Fables of Doom,' The Librarians travel to a town where fairy tales are coming to life - and attacking. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'And the Apple of Discord' Episode of TNT's THE LIBRARIANSVIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'And the Apple of Discord' Episode of TNT's THE LIBRARIANS
by - Dec 22, 2014

On the next episode of TNT's THE LIBRARIANS titled "And the Apple of Discord" Flynn is back with Dragons! The episode airs Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014 at 8 p.m. (ET/PT) on TNT. Get a sneak peek below! (more...)

Ustinov Studio, Theatre Royal Bath Autumn Announces Casting for 2014 SeasonUstinov Studio, Theatre Royal Bath Autumn Announces Casting for 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

Ustinov Studio, Theatre Royal Bath Autumn has announced casting for there 2014 season, including the three black comedies, including 'Play Strindberg,' 'The Father,' and 'Exit The King.' (more...)

Simon Paisley Day Returns As Full Cast Announced For URINETOWN!Simon Paisley Day Returns As Full Cast Announced For URINETOWN!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2014

Simon Paisley Day (Musketeers, Doctor Who, Titanic, Sherlock, Spartacus, Being Human) will be reprising his critically-acclaimed role as the tyrannical Caldwell B. Cladwell, the machiavellian Head of UGC (Urine Good Company) in the West End transfer of Jamie Lloyd's ground breaking, splash hit production of URINETOWN The Musical. (more...)

Ustinov Studio, Theatre Royal Bath Autumn Announces Casting for 2014 SeasonUstinov Studio, Theatre Royal Bath Autumn Announces Casting for 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

Ustinov Studio, Theatre Royal Bath Autumn has announced casting for there 2014 season, including the three black comedies, including 'Play Strindberg,' 'The Father,' and 'Exit The King.' (more...)

Fugard Theatre's A HUMAN BEING DIED THAT NIGHT to Play BAM This SummerFugard Theatre's A HUMAN BEING DIED THAT NIGHT to Play BAM This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

In this taut 2013 theatrical adaptation of Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela's award winning-book, the apartheid regime's most notorious assassin and head of its death squad, Eugene de Kock (played by Matthew Marsh), sits opposite psychologist Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela (played Noma Dumezweni) in Pretoria Central Prison in 1997. Gobodo-Madikizela is a member of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission determined to understand his actions. She questions de Kock, who is sentenced to two life terms plus 212 years for crimes against humanity, murder, conspiracy to murder, attempted murder, assault, kidnapping, illegal possession of firearms, and fraud. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For TEMPLE at the Donmar Warehouse Including Anna Calder-Marshall, Paul Higgins, Rebecca Humphries, Shereen Martin and Simon Russell BealeFull Cast Announced For TEMPLE at the Donmar Warehouse Including Anna Calder-Marshall, Paul Higgins, Rebecca Humphries, Shereen Martin and Simon Russell Beale
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

Howard Davies will direct Steve Waters' new play TEMPLE, a fictionalised account of the events that took place during the 2011 Occupy demonstration outside St Paul's Cathedral. Simon Russell Beale will return to the Donmar stage to play the Dean having previously starred in The Philanthropist, Twelfth Night and Uncle Vanya (for which he won the 2003 Olivier Award for Best Actor). (more...)

Glenne Headly Steps in as 'Brenda' in FISH IN THE DARK; Rita Wilson Goes on Medical LeaveGlenne Headly Steps in as 'Brenda' in FISH IN THE DARK; Rita Wilson Goes on Medical Leave
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Rita Wilson has temporarily stepped out of Broadway's FISH IN THE DARK for a temporary medical leave. In her absence, the role of 'Brenda' is being played by Glenne Headly. Wilson is set to return to the production on May 5, 2015. (more...)

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