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A.R.T. and The National Civil War Project to Present PROCLAMATION 2, 11/8-9A.R.T. and The National Civil War Project to Present PROCLAMATION 2, 11/8-9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

As part of the National Civil War Project and the 2014-2015 A.R.T. of Human Rights series, the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) presents the second annual Proclamation Project, entitled Proclamation 2, conceived by Brendan Shea and the company and directed by Shira Milikowsky, on Saturday, November 8th at 2:00pm and Sunday, November 9th at 7:30pm at OBERON, the A.R.T.'s second stage. (more...)

Northlight Theatre to Present THE MOUSETRAP, 11/7-12/14Northlight Theatre to Present THE MOUSETRAP, 11/7-12/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents The Mousetrap by Agatha Christie, directed by Jonathan Berry. The production will run at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie, from November 7 - December 14, 2014. The press opening is Friday, November 14, 2014 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Hanson And Cruttenden Lead Cast of ACCOLADE, Plays St James From Nov 2014Hanson And Cruttenden Lead Cast of ACCOLADE, Plays St James From Nov 2014
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

Full casting is announced for Emlyn Williams' masterpiece Accolade directed by award-winning director Blanche McIntyre. Alexander Hanson and Abigail Cruttenden lead the company as Will and Rona Trenting, with Bruce Alexander (Daker), Sam Clemmett (Ian Trenting), Claire Cox (Marion Tillyard), Daniel Crossley (Albert), Olivia Darnley (Phyllis), Jay Taylor (Harold) and Jay Villiers (Thane Lampeter). Accolade - produced by Nicola Seed - is the final production in Stage One's One Stage season at the St James Theatre. (more...)

SPACEBAR: A BROADWAY PLAY BY KYLE SUGARMAN to Make NYC Premiere at The Wild Project, 10/24-11/8SPACEBAR: A BROADWAY PLAY BY KYLE SUGARMAN to Make NYC Premiere at The Wild Project, 10/24-11/8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

ARS Productions and Adriel Saporta are thrilled to announce the NYC premiere of SPACEBAR: A BROADWAY PLAY BY KYLE SUGARMAN, written by Michael Mitnick and directed by Maggie Burrows. SPACEBAR: A BROADWAY PLAY BY KYLE SUGARMAN begins performances on Friday, October 24 for a limited engagement through Saturday, November 8. Press Opening is Monday, October 27 at 7 PM. (more...)

Lisa Renee Jordan, David Margolin Lawson and Betsy Heffron Join Creative Team for BIRDS at This/That FestivalLisa Renee Jordan, David Margolin Lawson and Betsy Heffron Join Creative Team for BIRDS at This/That Festival
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

Lisa Renee Jordan, David Margolin Lawson and Betsy Heffron have joined the creative team of BIRDS, Marcina Zaccaria's provocative new play which premieres Friday, October 17 at 10PM, kicking off the THIS/THAT Festival at the Brick Theater in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. (more...)

Bedlam Theatre Company's THE SEAGULL and SENSE & SENSIBILITY Begin Performances TonightBedlam Theatre Company's THE SEAGULL and SENSE & SENSIBILITY Begin Performances Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2014

Previews begin tonight, Friday, October 31, for Bedlam Theatre company's productions of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull adapted by Anya Reiss and Jane Austen's Sense & Sensibility adapted by Kate Hamill. The repertory pair will play as part of the inaugural season at the Sheen Center (18 Bleecker Street, NYC) through December 22. The Seagull will officially opening on November 9th and Sense and Sensibility on November 10th. Tickets can be purchased by calling Ovation Tix at (866) 811-4111 and online at www.theatrebedlam.org. (more...)

THE AUDIENCE, with Kristin Scott Thomas, to Premiere in London, April 21THE AUDIENCE, with Kristin Scott Thomas, to Premiere in London, April 21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2014

Kristin Scott Thomas will play the Queen in a new version of Peter Morgan's The Audience. Stephen Daldry's production will preview at the Apollo Theatre from 21 April 2015, with press night on 5 May 2015 and is booking to 25 July 2015. Tickets are released for sale today (31 October 2014). The Audience has designs by Bob Crowley, with lighting by Rick Fisher, sound by Paul Arditti and music by Paul Englishby. Further casting to be announced. (more...)

'DISCORD' Extends Again Through Dec 7 at the Geffen Playhouse'DISCORD' Extends Again Through Dec 7 at the Geffen Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2014

The Geffen Playhouse production of The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord, is extending again, now through December 7. The production, in the Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater at the Geffen Playhouse, is written by Scott Carter, executive producer and writer for Bill Maher's Politically Incorrect and Real Time. (more...)

Obie Winner Whit MacLaughlin Collaboring with UW Drama MFA Students on New ProductionObie Winner Whit MacLaughlin Collaboring with UW Drama MFA Students on New Production
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

Whit MacLaughlin, Artistic Director of Philadelphia's New Paradise Laboratories, has been in residence at the University of Washington School of Drama developing a new devised work with the school's MFA actors and designers. The result of that work, Cold Empty Terrible, launches the school's 2014/2015 season. (more...)

BWW Reviews:  Chekhov Goes All WTF in THE COUNTRY HOUSEBWW Reviews: Chekhov Goes All WTF in THE COUNTRY HOUSE
by Michael Dale - Oct 3, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club's latest addition to the genre of contemporary plays modeled after Chekhov is by far the company's best. (more...)

Tron Theatre to Present MIRACLE ON 34 PARNIE STREET, Nov 28-Jan 4Tron Theatre to Present MIRACLE ON 34 PARNIE STREET, Nov 28-Jan 4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

This Christmas the Tron are triply-excited, because we welcome back Scotland's Prince Of Panto, Johnny McKnight -- not only as writer and director, but as outrageous dame Kristine Cagney Kringle in our brand-new, side-splitting, Weegie-fied version of the heart-warming Christmas classic Miracle On 34th Street: Miracle on 34 Parnie Street. (more...)

State Theatre Company to Present OTHELLOState Theatre Company to Present OTHELLO
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

Bringing down the curtain on State Theatre Company's 2014 season is a brand new production of one of Shakespeare's most famous tragedies. Resident Director Nescha Jelk will make her main stage debut, helming a contemporary, adrenaline-fuelled take on Othello. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 10/29/14 - LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART, PUNK ROCK and More!WAKE UP with BWW 10/29/14 - LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART, PUNK ROCK and More!
by Jessica Showers - Oct 29, 2014

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: LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART and PUNK ROCK start off-Broadway, and Broadway Green Alliance and BASYIDE! THE MUSICAL! get spooky with Halloween-themed events! (more...)

Graduate Ensemble Opens Season with Anton Chekhov's THE THREE SISTERS, 11/12-22Graduate Ensemble Opens Season with Anton Chekhov's THE THREE SISTERS, 11/12-22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

The Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Play House MFA (CWRU/CPH MFA) Acting Program will present The Three Sisters in the Helen Rosenfeld Lewis Bialosky Lab Theatre ("The Helen") at PlayhouseSquare for 10 performances only, November 12-22, 2014. Written by Anton Chekhov and directed by CWRU/CPH MFA Program Director Ron Wilson, this landmark piece of theatre opens the second season for the MFA Class of 2016. (more...)

Mine is Yours Theatre Company to Stage R&J at Theatre of NOTE, 11/7-16Mine is Yours Theatre Company to Stage R&J at Theatre of NOTE, 11/7-16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

Mine is Yours Theatre Company presents R&J, a gender-reversed Romeo and Juliet, at Theatre of NOTE in Hollywood for two weekends only! Playing November 7-16th, 2014. (more...)

Cast, Creatives Set for The Lyric Stage Company of Boston's THE TALE OF THE ALLERGIST'S WIFECast, Creatives Set for The Lyric Stage Company of Boston's THE TALE OF THE ALLERGIST'S WIFE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston's 2014-15 Season continues with THE TALE OF THE ALLERGIST'S WIFE by Charles Busch. Directed by Larry Coen, the production will run November 21 - December 20, 2014. Press opening: November 23, 3pm. (more...)

ACT Theatre's Artistic Director Kurt Beattie to RetireACT Theatre's Artistic Director Kurt Beattie to Retire
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

A Contemporary Theatre Board President Colin Chapman announces that Artistic Director Kurt Beattie will retire at the end of ACT's 2015 50th Anniversary Season and will be succeeded by John Langs, a nationally recognized theatre artist who has served as ACT's Associate Artistic Director since 2013. Beattie, ACT's Artistic Director since 2003, will assume the role of Artistic Director Emeritus upon his retirement, stewarding long-term projects already in development as well as acting and directing in upcoming seasons. (more...)

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre Confirms 2015 Season - PETER PAN, THE SEAGULL and More!Regent's Park Open Air Theatre Confirms 2015 Season - PETER PAN, THE SEAGULL and More!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre has confirmed that J.M. Barrie's original stage play of Peter Pan will open its 2015 season (15 May - 14 June 2015). This will be followed by The Seagull (19 June - 11 July) and Seven Brides for Seven Brothers(16 July - 29 August). Following sell-out performances in 2011, Timothy Sheader's production of William Golding's Lord of the Flies will then return to the Open Air Theatre (3 - 12 September) to conclude the 2015 season, prior to a major UK tour. (more...)

LIBERACE! Returns to Milwaukee Repertory Theater Next MonthLIBERACE! Returns to Milwaukee Repertory Theater Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2014

Milwaukee Repertory Theater's Stackner Cabaret once again welcomes the glittering costumes and chandeliers of Liberace!. Brilliant local musician and performer Jack Forbes Wilson will reprise his triumphant portrayal of Liberace, the man who defined four decades of music and pop culture, after an acclaimed world premiere production which ran during The Rep's 2010/11 Season. This loving tribute to Liberace is written and directed by Rep Associate Artistic Director Brent Hazelton, with original music direction and composition by Jack Forbes Wilson. Liberace! runs in The Rep's Stackner Cabaret from November 7, 2014 - January 11, 2015 and opens Sunday, November 9. (more...)

Drama in the Berkshires - Meet the Full Cast of THE COUNTRY HOUSE!Drama in the Berkshires - Meet the Full Cast of THE COUNTRY HOUSE!
by Meet the Cast - Oct 25, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club's New York premiere co-production of The Country House, the new play by Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan, opened on October 2 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the full cast and watch interviews with the company below! (more...)

The Ringwald to Stage STUPID F**KING BIRD, 11/14-12/8The Ringwald to Stage STUPID F**KING BIRD, 11/14-12/8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

Aaron Posner's Stupid Fucking Bird, a "sort of" adaptation of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull, makes its Michigan premiere beginning November 14 at Ferndale's The Ringwald Theatre. After previous productions played in Washington, D.C., Chicago, and Los Angeles to great acclaim, The Ringwald is honored to bring the play to Detroit. (more...)

CHOSEN CHILD to Play Boston Playwrights' Theatre, 10/30-11/22CHOSEN CHILD to Play Boston Playwrights' Theatre, 10/30-11/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

Boston Playwrights' Theatre (BPT) continues its 2014-15 season of new plays next week with Monica Bauer's Chosen Child. (more...)

Django Reinhardt NY Festival, Anita Gillette and More to Play Birdland, Beg. 11/3Django Reinhardt NY Festival, Anita Gillette and More to Play Birdland, Beg. 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced their line-up of talent for November 3 - November 9, including Django Reinhardt NY Festival's 15th Anniversary, Anita Gillette, Barbara Carroll, The Birdland Jazz Party Featuring Vocalist Gabrielle Stravelli and more. Details below! (more...)

National Theatre Wales & Out Of Joint to Present CROUCH, TOUCH, PAUSE, ENGAGENational Theatre Wales & Out Of Joint to Present CROUCH, TOUCH, PAUSE, ENGAGE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

National Theatre Wales' first production in 2015, and the last of its fourth season, will be a new, touring, verbatim play made with Out of Joint and directed by Max Stafford-Clark. (more...)

The Royal Court to Premiere 2071The Royal Court to Premiere 2071
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

What is happening to our climate? What do we know and how do we know it? What could the future look like? In a year's time in Paris the governments of the world will meet to decide on action against climate change. The agreements they reach will shape our future, that of our grandchildren and of generations beyond. One of the world's most influential climate scientists and former Director of the Science Museum, Professor Chris Rapley, considers the science that will guide their discussions. (more...)

Christopher Michael McFarland Replaces John Ellison Conlee in SPACEBAR: A BROADWAY PLAY BY KYLE SUGARMANChristopher Michael McFarland Replaces John Ellison Conlee in SPACEBAR: A BROADWAY PLAY BY KYLE SUGARMAN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

Producers ARS Productions and Adriel Saporta have announced that Christopher Michael McFarland replaces previously announced John Ellison Conlee in the NYC premiere of SPACEBAR: A BROADWAY PLAY BY KYLE SUGARMAN, written by Michael Mitnick and directed by Maggie Burrows. Mr. Conlee had to leave the cast due to booking a recurring role in a television series. (more...)

The Royal Court to Present '2071', Nov 5-15The Royal Court to Present '2071', Nov 5-15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

Following the success of Ten Billion, director Katie Mitchell returns to the issue of climate change in '2071', in co-operation with Deutsches Schauspielhaus, Hamburg. Mitchell collaborates with writer Duncan MacMillan and scientist Chris Rapley. What is happening to our climate? What do we know and how do we know it? What could the future look like? (more...)

IF WE WERE BIRDS, Eric Peterson, Leni Parker, Micheline Chevrier and More Top 2014 METAwards; All the Winners!IF WE WERE BIRDS, Eric Peterson, Leni Parker, Micheline Chevrier and More Top 2014 METAwards; All the Winners!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

The METAs are proud to announce the 2013-2014 winners! (more...)

Lori Wilner, David Wohl, Annie Purcell, Michael Goldsmith and More to Star in AWAKE AND SING! at Huntington TheatreLori Wilner, David Wohl, Annie Purcell, Michael Goldsmith and More to Star in AWAKE AND SING! at Huntington Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Obie Award winner Melia Bensussen (Luck of the Irish, Circle Mirror Transformation) returns to the Huntington Theatre Company to direct Awake and Sing!, Clifford Odets' stirring American classic about a working-class Jewish family striving for a better future. Performances at the Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre begin Friday, November 7 and continue through Sunday, December 7, 2014. (more...)

BILLY & RAY, With Vincent Kartheiser and Larry Pine, Opens Off-Broadway TonightBILLY & RAY, With Vincent Kartheiser and Larry Pine, Opens Off-Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

'Mad Men' star Vincent Kartheiser and Broadway's Larry Pine (CASA VALENTINA) play Billy Wilder and Raymond Chandler, respectively, in BILLY & RAY, Mike Bencivenga's new play -- directed by the legendary director/writer/producer Garry Marshall -- being given its NY premiere this fall at the Vineyard Theatre (108 E. 15 St.), with an official opening tonight, October 20, 2014. (more...)

Rehearsals Start Tomorrow for POCATELLO at Playwrights Horizons; Crystal Finn Completes CastRehearsals Start Tomorrow for POCATELLO at Playwrights Horizons; Crystal Finn Completes Cast
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Rehearsals begin tomorrow, Tuesday, October 21 for the Playwrights Horizons production of POCATELLO, the world premiere of a new play by Obie, Drama Desk and Lortel awards winner and 2014 MacArthur Foundation 'Genius' grantee Samuel D. Hunter (The Whale at PH, The Few, A Bright New Boise). Directed by Davis McCallum (The Whale at PH, The Few, London Wall, A Bright New Boise, Water by the Spoonful), the play will be the third production of the theater company's 2014/2015 Season. (more...)

Photo Flash: Hugh Jackman and Company Begin Rehearsals Today for THE RIVER; Yesterday? Fishing!Photo Flash: Hugh Jackman and Company Begin Rehearsals Today for THE RIVER; Yesterday? Fishing!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

Rehearsals begin today, Thursday, October 2 in New York City for The River, a new play by Jez Butterworth, starring Hugh Jackman, Laura Donnelly and Cush Jumbo and directed by Ian Rickson. The River begins preview performances in four weeks on Friday, October 31 and will open on Sunday, November 16 at the Circle in the Square Theatre (50th Street between Broadway and Eighth Avenue). The production will play a strictly limited 13-week engagement through Sunday, January 25, 2015. (more...)

The Hideout Theatre Presents NOTHING & EVERYTHING 11/08-12/20The Hideout Theatre Presents NOTHING & EVERYTHING 11/08-12/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2014

The Hideout Theatre presents Nothing and Everything, a title inspired by the common reaction of the plays of legendary playwright Anton Chekhov, Nov. 8-Dec. 20. (more...)

VIDEO: Alan Cumming Talks CABARET, New Memoir & More on 'The View'VIDEO: Alan Cumming Talks CABARET, New Memoir & More on 'The View'
by TV News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Alan Cumming stopped by THE VIEW this week to talk about his role on CBS's The Good Wife as well as his current return to the stage in Broadway's CABARET. (more...)

BWW Reviews: UNCLE VANYA, St James Theatre, October 13 2014BWW Reviews: UNCLE VANYA, St James Theatre, October 13 2014
by Laura Jones - Oct 17, 2014

Uncle Vanya follows on from Anya Reiss' two previous modernisations of Chekhov, Three Sisters and The Seagull, both of which were performed at Southwark Playhouse. This third attempt to bring Chekhov into the 21st century is a fair effort thanks to strong performances from the cast. (more...)

THE BRIGHTNESS OF HEAVEN Begins Previews Tonight Off-BroadwayTHE BRIGHTNESS OF HEAVEN Begins Previews Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

VH Theatrical Development Foundation proudly announces the Off-Broadway premiere of THE BRIGHTNESS OF HEAVEN, a new play by acclaimed author Laura Pedersen, directed by Ludovica Villar-Hauser. THE BRIGHTNESS OF HEAVEN will be performed tonight, October 16th through Sunday, December 14th at the Cherry Lane Studio Theatre (38 Commerce Street, Manhattan). The Press Opening is Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 3PM. (more...)

'DISCORD' Extends Through November 23 at the Geffen'DISCORD' Extends Through November 23 at the Geffen
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

The Geffen Playhouse production of The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord, is now performing at the Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater at the Geffen Playhouse. Written by Scott Carter, executive producer and writer for Bill Maher's Politically Incorrect and Real Time, this whip-smart philosophical comedy features Larry Cedar (Deadwood, PBS's Square One TV), David Melville (Travel Channel Lawrence of America, film Ironclad) and Armin Shimerman (Quark on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Associate Artistic Director at The Antaeus Company) and will be again helmed by director, Matt August (Broadway How the Grinch Stole Christmas). Due to popular demand, the production has extended now through November 23. (more...)

Cyrill Aimee, Anita Gillette, Peter Mazza, The Lilly Awards and More Set for Birdland Next MonthCyrill Aimee, Anita Gillette, Peter Mazza, The Lilly Awards and More Set for Birdland Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club is thrilled to announce their great line-up of amazing talent for the month of November 2014. Featuring: Django Reinhardt NY Festival's 15th Anniversary, Karrin Allyson, Cyrill Aimee, Barbara Carroll, Anita Gillette, Music of Joe Henderson, Native Soul, Peter Mazza, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. (more...)

CSC Extends ALLEGRO Through 12/14CSC Extends ALLEGRO Through 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick, Managing Director Jeff Griffin, and Executive Director Greg Reiner, announced today that its new production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's ALLEGRO, directed by Tony Award-winner and CSC Associate Director John Doyle, now in previews at CSC (136 East 13th Street) will extend its limited engagement through Sunday, December 14. The official opening night of ALLEGRO is Wednesday, November 19. The cast of ALLEGRO features George Abud (Charlie Townsend), Alma Cuervo (Grandma Taylor), Elizabeth A. Davis (Jenny Brinker), Claybourne Elder (Joseph Taylor Jr.), David Finch (understudy), Malcolm Gets (Joe Taylor Sr.), Maggie Lakis (Hazel), Megan Loomis (Beulah), Paul Lincoln (Brook Lansdale), Kara Mikula (understudy), Jane Pfitsch (Emily), Randy Redd (Dr. Bigby Denby), Ed Romanoff (Ned Brinker) and Jessica Tyler Wright (Marjorie Taylor). (more...)

Official: Danny Burstein Will Lead Barlett Sher-Helmed FIDDLER ON THE ROOF RevivalOfficial: Danny Burstein Will Lead Barlett Sher-Helmed FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Revival
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

Producers Jeffrey Richards, Jerry Frankel, and Jam Theatricals just announced that five-time Tony Award-nominee and Drama Desk & Outer Critics Circle Award winner Danny Burstein (Cabaret, Golden Boy, Follies, South Pacific) will step into the iconic role of Tevye when Fiddler on the Roofbegins performances on Broadway on November 17, 2015. Rehearsals are set to begin September 28, 2015. (more...)

THE VORTEX to Play Matrix Theatre, 11/13-12/14THE VORTEX to Play Matrix Theatre, 11/13-12/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

Noel Coward's rarely produced first hit show, updated to the Swinging Sixties, returns with the original director and cast at the Matrix Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: Anita Gillette Premieres New Show at BirdlandPhoto Flash: Anita Gillette Premieres New Show at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

On Monday, November 3, the Broadway at Birdland concert series was thrilled to host Tony Award Nominated actress & singer Anita Gillette on the historic stage in a wonderful evening of music and memories, and a hilarious look behind the scenes from Broadway to Hollywood in 'After All...and furthermore...' (more...)

Rupert Goold's MERCHANT OF VENICE Production Announces Full CastRupert Goold's MERCHANT OF VENICE Production Announces Full Cast
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2014

Full casting is today announced for Rupert Goold's The Merchant of Venice at the Almeida Theatre. Former Almeida Artistic Director Ian McDiarmid will play Shylock alongside Susannah Fielding and Scott Handy, who reprise their roles as Portia and Antonio. The company includes Vinta Morgan, Vincenzo Nicoli, Finlay Robertson, Raphael Sowole, Tim Steed, Jonathan Tafler, Anthony Welsh, Tom Weston-Jones and original RSC cast members Jamie Beamish, Rebecca Brewer, Caroline Martin and Emily Plumtree. (more...)

Ian McDiarmid, Susannah Fielding & More to Star in THE MERCHANT OF VENICE at the Almeida TheatreIan McDiarmid, Susannah Fielding & More to Star in THE MERCHANT OF VENICE at the Almeida Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2014

Full casting is today announced for Rupert Goold's The Merchant of Venice at the Almeida Theatre. Former Almeida Artistic Director Ian McDiarmid will play Shylock alongside Susannah Fielding and Scott Handy, who reprise their roles as Portia and Antonio. The company includes Vinta Morgan, Vincenzo Nicoli, Finlay Robertson, Raphael Sowole, Tim Steed, Jonathan Tafler, Anthony Welsh, Tom Weston-Jones and original RSC cast members Jamie Beamish, Rebecca Brewer, Caroline Martin and Emily Plumtree. (more...)

BWW Reviews: DISNEY'S THE LITTLE MERMAID at Olney Theatre Center - Take the Plunge with this Disney ClassicBWW Reviews: DISNEY'S THE LITTLE MERMAID at Olney Theatre Center - Take the Plunge with this Disney Classic
by Charles Shubow - Nov 20, 2014

Bring the family to see this kid-friendly musical that will delight all audiences. (more...)

CSC's ALLEGRO, Starring Clybourne Elder, Malcolm Gets and More, Opens TonightCSC's ALLEGRO, Starring Clybourne Elder, Malcolm Gets and More, Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2014

Classic Stage Company presents its new production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's ALLEGRO, directed by Tony Award-winner and CSC Associate Director John Doyle, at CSC (136 East 13th Street) through Sunday, December 14. The official opening night of ALLEGRO is tonight, November 19. (more...)

Tony Speciale to Direct Jordan Dean, Jeff Hayenga, Mark Junek and Elizabeth Morton in LOCUST SONG Reading, 11/17-18Tony Speciale to Direct Jordan Dean, Jeff Hayenga, Mark Junek and Elizabeth Morton in LOCUST SONG Reading, 11/17-18
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2014

Jordan Dean (Mamma Mia! CSC's Midsummer), Jeff Hayenga (The Man Who Came to Dinner, The Elephant Man), Mark Junek ('Smash', Berkeley Rep's Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike) and Elizabeth Morton (Death of a Salesman) will lead an industry reading of Locust Song, a new play by Jerry Marsini on November 17th at 7 pm and on November 18th at 12:30pm at the WorkShop Theater Company's Main Stage, 312 W 36th Street. Drama Desk Nominee, Tony Speciale, who recently directed the Barry Manilow musical Harmony (2014 Suzi Bass Award winner Outstanding Director of a Musical & Outstanding Production of a Musical), will direct the Manhattan reading. (more...)

STUPID F#CKING BIRD Begins 11/14 at Ringwald TheatreSTUPID F#CKING BIRD Begins 11/14 at Ringwald Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2014

Aaron Posner's Stupid Fucking Bird, a "sort of" adaptation of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull, makes its Michigan premiere beginning November 14 at Ferndale's The Ringwald Theatre. After previous productions played in Washington, D.C., Chicago, and Los Angeles to great acclaim, The Ringwald is honored to bring the play to Detroit. (more...)

World Premiere of POSSUM CARCASS to Continue Theatre of NOTE's 2014 Season, 12/2-1/10World Premiere of POSSUM CARCASS to Continue Theatre of NOTE's 2014 Season, 12/2-1/10
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2014

Theatre of NOTE continues its 2014 season with the World Premiere of POSSUM CARCASS, written by David Bucci and directed by Alina Phelan. (more...)

PICT Classic Theatre to Present Charles Dickens' GREAT EXPECTATIONS, 12/4-20PICT Classic Theatre to Present Charles Dickens' GREAT EXPECTATIONS, 12/4-20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2014

On the heels of the most-attended production in PICT's 18-year history, PICT Classic Theatre presents Charles Dickens' Great Expectations from December 4 - 20 at the Stephen Foster Memorial in Oakland. The final production before PICT's 2015 Downtown Series, Great Expectations concludes the year with an adored classic, perfect for the holiday season, which evokes feelings of nostalgia for countless readers worldwide. (more...)

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