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Cherry Jones, Zachary Quinto & Celia Keenan-Bolger to Lead THE GLASS MENAGERIE at A.R.T. in February
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2012

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.), under the Artistic Direction of Diane Paulus has announced the complete cast for its February 2013 production of Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie, to be directed by Tony Award-winning director John Tiffany. Multiple Tony and Emmy Award winner Cherry Jones returns to the A.R.T. to play Amanda Wingfield, and will be joined by Zachary Quinto as Tom, Celia Keenan-Bolger as Laura, and Brian J. Smith as the Gentleman Caller. The Tony Award-winning design team includes set and costumes by Bob Crowley, lighting by Natasha Katz, and sound by Clive Goodwin. (more...)

ONCE Opens In West End, Spring 2013!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2012

Prior to its West End opening Once will run at the Gaiety Theatre in Dublin from 22 February - 9 March 2013. (more...)

PressReader to Host More Than 50 Popular Magazines From Singapore Press Holdings on its Multi-Channel Digital Network
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2013

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ NewspaperDirect (ND), the world leader in multi-channel magazine and newspaper content distribution, announced the addition of more than 50 titles from Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) Magazines to the world's largest publication kiosk application, PressReader, and its online companion website, PressDisplay.com. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Auditions for West End ONCE - Opens Spring 2013!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2012

John Tiffany's production of Once, winner of eight 2012 Tony awards including Best New Musical, will open in the West End in Spring 2013. With book by award-winning Irish playwright and screenwriter Enda Walsh, the London production of Once will open at the Phoenix Theatre on 9 April, with previews from 16 March 2013. Currently booking to 30 November 2013, Once will be produced in the West End by Barbara Broccoli, John N. Hart Jr., Patrick Milling Smith, Frederick Zollo, Brian Carmody, Michael G. Wilson, Orin Wolf and Michael Rose Limited in association with New York Theatre Workshop. Prior to its West End opening Once will run at the Gaiety Theatre in Dublin from 22 February - 9 March 2013. (more...)

London Transfer of HighTide's MUDLARKS to Star Scott Hazell, James Marchant and Mike Noble, May 29 to June 2
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2012

HighTide Festival Theatre and Lucy Jackson today announced the transfer of Vickie Donoghue's debut play MUDLARKS to London's Theatre503. The play will run May 29 to June 2 at 7:30p.m (matinee June 2 at 3pm). (more...)

The Met Museum Presents ASSYRIA TO IBERIA AT THE DAWN OF THE CLASSICAL AGE, 9/22-1/4
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

At its height in the 8th to 7th century B.C., the Assyrian Empire was the dominant power of the ancient Near East and the largest empire the world had yet seen, spanning 1,000 miles in a continuous swathe from Assyria (present-day northern Iraq) to the Mediterranean. As Assyria expanded, the Phoenician city-states of the Levant—precariously located along the edge of Assyrian territory—were compelled to expand and strengthen their maritime trade networks to the west. The mercantile connections they established along the northern coast of Africa and the southern coast of Europe to The Straits of Gibraltar and beyond, to the Atlantic, became conduits for raw materials, luxury goods, images, and ideas between the Near East and the Mediterranean. (more...)

Nominee Reactions: John Tiffany for ONCE 'I thought 'My God, who has died'?'
by BWW - May 1, 2012

'I can't believe it. It's such a humble and delicate show, so I'm just so thrilled that it's enjoying so much success. There is something about the rawness that seems to be touching people, I guess. I was actually out watching a lunchtime play here in Scotland and all of a sudden my phone started buzzing like crazy and I thought 'Oh My God, who has died?' It's that terrible! So I took my phone out and saw the text messages saying that we had gotten all of these nominations so it's safe to say that I enjoyed the last 10 minutes of the play immensely.' (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Tucson - Week of 3/09/2014
by BWW - Mar 9, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/09/2014 for Tucson (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - Discovery's STOLEN GOLD Premiering 3/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2012

Discovery Channel's STOLEN GOLD: BATTLE FOR THE BLACK SWAN TREASURE will premiere on Sunday, March 4 at 10pm e/p. The special follows the story of 17-tons of sunken coin treasure valued at over $500,000 and the legal battle waged by Spain against one American treasure hunting company - Odyssey Marine Exploration. (more...)

DIRE STRAITS Announce European Tour for March
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2012

After a 14-date UK and European tour in 2011, and having just returned from playing at the Volvo Ocean Race in Abu Dhabi, The Straits will be heading out on an 18-date European tour during March 2012. (more...)

Jenny Sterlin and Brendan Titley Join Alan Cumming in MACBETH; Performances to Begin 4/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2013

Producer Ken Davenport has announced that veteran stage actors Jenny Sterlin and Brendan Titley complete the cast of Broadway's powerful new production of Shakespeare's Macbeth, starring Tony and Olivier Award winner and two-time Emmy Award nominee Alan Cumming (Cabaret, 'The Good Wife'). (more...)

PGA Of America Selects Matter, Inc. As Agency Of Record For 2015 PGA Championship At Whistling Straits
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

CHICAGO, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Matter, Inc., the sports, entertainment and experiential marketing agency of the Daniel J. Edelman family of companies, has been selected as the Agency of Record for the 2015 PGA Championship, which will be played Aug. 10-16, 2015, at Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wis. (more...)

Big Country Joins Line-Up of REWIND SCOTLAND, Replace Ali Campbell
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2012

REWIND SCOTLAND - The 80s Festival, which takes place between July 20th and 22nd at Scone Palace, Perthshire, have today confirmed that Ali Campbell will no longer perform at this year's festival.Replacing Ali Campbell on the bill will be post-punk legends BIG COUNTRY, who emerged from Scotland in the early 80's with one of the most distinctive rock sounds ever produced. (more...)

25th Annual Western Australia Screen Awards to Return to Perth, Aug 2
by Movies News Desk - Jun 24, 2013

The 25th annual WA Screen Awards (WASAs), presented by the Film & Television Institute (FTI) are set to return with a bang at the Astor Theatre in Perth on Friday 2 August 2013, with a record number of entries, brand new award categories and celebrity guests including Rachael Blake (SLEEPING BEAUTY, LANTANA, The Straits) and Tony Martin (WILDSIDE, HEARTBREAK HIGH, CANDY). (more...)

BWW TV: Tony Winner John Tiffany - 'ONCE Works Because We're Family'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 23, 2012

John Tiffany is this year's recipient of the 2012 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical for ONCE. Click below to catch John's first moments as a Tony winner, and take a first 'spin' with his award! (more...)

John Tiffany Wins Best Direction of a Musical for ONCE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2012

John Tiffany is this year's recipient of the 2012 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical for ONCE. (more...)

London Transfer of HighTide's MUDLARKS to Star Scott Hazell, James Marchant and Mike Noble, May 29 to June 2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2012

HighTide Festival Theatre and Lucy Jackson today announced the transfer of Vickie Donoghue's debut play MUDLARKS to London's Theatre503. The play will run May 29 to June 2 at 7:30p.m (matinee June 2 at 3pm). (more...)

Rewind 80s Music Festival Sells Out
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2012

With under a month to go, "Rewind The 80s Music Festival" which takes place at Temple Island Meadows, Henley-on-Thames from August 17 - 19th, has sold out for the second year running. (more...)

Jack Thompson to Present at 25TH ANNUAL WA SCREEN AWARDS
by Movies News Desk - Jul 29, 2013

The Film & Television Institute (FTI) will announce the winners of the 25th annual WA Screen Awards (WASAs) at the Gala Awards Ceremony at The Astor Theatre in Perth this Friday 2 August. (more...)

Rewind Festival Confirms Adam Ant As Guest July 22, Aug 19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2012

Rewind Festival has confirmed "Adam Ant and The Good, The Mad & The Lovely Posse" as the guest for both this summer's Rewind Scotland (20-22nd July, Scone Palace, Perth) and Rewind Festival (17-19th August, Temple Island Meadows, Henley-on-Thames). (more...)

FTI Announces 2013 WA Screen Award Nominees; Ceremony Set for Aug 2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2013

The Film & Television Institute (FTI) announced the successful 2013 nominees for the 25th annual WA Screen Awards (WASAs) at an exclusive event held tonight as part of the Revelation Perth International Film Festival at the Astor Theatre in Perth. (more...)

July 2012 - Mid-Month Matinees and MUCH More on the Central Coast of California!
by Curt Miner - Jul 12, 2012

As we come to the middle of July - the unofficial midway point of summer (already?!), I trust you will want to plan on attending a number of the productions currently (or soon to be) running at any number of the theatre and live performance establishments located here on the idyllic Central Coast of California! (more...)

July 2012 - Mid-Month Matinees and MUCH More on the Central Coast of California!
by Curt Miner - Jul 10, 2012

As we come to the middle of July - the unofficial midway point of summer (already?!), I trust you will want to plan on attending a number of the productions currently (or soon to be) running at any number of the theatre and live performance establishments located here on the idyllic Central Coast of California! (more...)

NBCUniversal to Take Full Ownership of Matchbox Pictures
by TV News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

NBCUniversal International Television Production today announced a further investment in Matchbox Pictures to take full ownership of one of Australia's most innovative independent production companies. The announcement was made by Michael Edelstein, President, NBCUniversal International Television Production. (more...)

Bennett And Cvitesic Confirmed In ONCE, Opening At Phoenix Theatre, Spring 2013
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2013

As reported last night, the producers of the eight-time Tony award-winning musical Once today announce that Declan Bennett and Zrinka Cviteši? will lead the cast as Guy and Girl respectively in John Tiffany's West End production of the Broadway hit musical opening at the Phoenix Theatre in Spring 2013. (more...)

Declan Bennett and Zrinka Cvitešic to Lead West End's ONCE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2013

The Producers of the eight time Tony award-winning musical Once today announce that Declan Bennett and Zrinka Cviteši? will lead the cast as Guy and Girl respectively in John Tiffany's West End production of the Broadway hit musical opening at the Phoenix Theatre in Spring 2013. (more...)

Zrinka Cvitesic to Star in ONCE in Dublin, the West End
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2013

According to the Daily Mail, Croatian actress Zrinka Cvitesic will play the female lead in Once at the Gaiety in Dublin, February 22 before transferring to the Phoenix in London on March 16, 2013. Cvitesic will join Declan Bennett under the direction of John Tiffany. (more...)

Kleinhans Music Hall Presents The Straits, 3/3
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

Kleinhans Music Hall announces a special engagement with The Straits scheduled for 8 p.m. Monday, March 3. The Straits features members of the original line-up, performing songs from the Dire Straits discography. For fans that missed one of the best-loved bands of the eighties, The Straits offer a fantastic musical experience. (more...)

Tickets to The Straits, Little River Band, & Paul Rodgers at bergenPAC On Sale 1/17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2014

Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood New Jersey announces 3 new shows for 2014! The Straits, A tribute to Dire Straits on Wednesday, March 5, 2014, Little River Band Saturday, April 19th at 8pm and Paul Rodgers Tuesday April 29th -- (more...)

bergenPAC Offers 15 Shows for $15 Each Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

Save big and take advantage of great deals at bergenPAC today, February 28th from 11am-11pm - Be the first to reserve selected seats for only $15.00 for shows including The Straits, Celtic Nights, Cassandra Wilson, Suzanne Vega, Crystal Bowersox, Buckcherry, Queensryche, Little River, Filter, Ed Asner, Rusted Root, Kansas, Bonzo Bash, Molly Hatchet, and Slaughter. (more...)

Wildlife Filmmaker Doug Allan to Kick Off 2014 UK Speaking Tour, April 1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

Multiple EMMY and BAFTA award-winning wildlife cameraman and photographer, Doug Allan, heads out this April to talk to audiences around the UK about his incredible experiences with some of the world's most majestic animals. Following on from his acclaimed Life Behind the Lens tours in 2012 and 2013, In the Company of Giants is an all-new show, full of new stories and fresh insights, told in Doug's inimitable style. (more...)

bergenPAC to Offer 15 Shows for $15 Each on Feb 28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

Save big and take advantage of great deals at bergenPAC this Friday February 28th from 11am-11pm - Be the first to reserve selected seats for only $15.00 for shows including The Straits, Celtic Nights, Cassandra Wilson, Suzanne Vega, Crystal Bowersox, Buckcherry, Queensryche, Little River, Filter, Ed Asner, Rusted Root, Kansas, Bonzo Bash, Molly Hatchet, and Slaughter. (more...)

Zrinka Cvitesic Stars in ONCE in Dublin; Show Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2013

Croatian actress Zrinka Cvitesic will play the female lead in Once at the Gaiety in Dublin tonight, February 22 before transferring to the Phoenix in London on March 16, 2013. Cvitesic will join Declan Bennett under the direction of John Tiffany. (more...)

BWW's Top Austria Theatre Stories of 2012
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 26, 2012

BroadwayWorld brings you the Best of Austria in the year 2012. Check out the Top Theatre Stories from each month during in the year 2012. We look forward to another exciting year of theatre in 2013! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Diane Paulus Introduces THE GLASS MENAGERIE at A.R.T.
by Stage Tube - Dec 21, 2012

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.), presents Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie in February 2013, to be directed by Tony Award-winning director John Tiffany. Multiple Tony and Emmy Award winner Cherry Jones returns to the A.R.T. to play Amanda Wingfield, and will be joined by Zachary Quinto as Tom, Celia Keenan-Bolger as Laura, and Brian J. Smith as the Gentleman Caller. The Tony Award-winning design team includes set and costumes by Bob Crowley, lighting by Natasha Katz, and sound by Clive Goodwin. Artistic Director Diane Paulus introduces the show in the video below. Click to watch! (more...)

Box Office Opens Tomorrow for THE GLASS MENAGERIE at Broadway's Booth Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2013

Producers Jeffrey Richards and John N. Hart Jr., in association with the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.), have announced that the box office will open on Thursday, August 8th for the 17-week limited engagement of the critically-acclaimed revival of The Glass Menagerie at the Booth Theatre (222 W 45th Street) with performances beginning Thursday, September 5, 2013, and an opening night set for Thursday, September 26th. The production will star multiple Tony and Emmy Award-winner Cherry Jones as Amanda Wingfield, film and stage star Zachary Quinto as Tom, two-time Tony-nominee Celia Keenan-Bolger as Laura, and Brian J. Smith as Jim, the Gentleman Caller. (more...)

Helene Grimaud Joins the LA Phil For Two Evenings of Brahms' First Piano Concerto, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2013

Immensely talented pianist Helene Grimaud comes to the Hollywood Bowl to perform Brahms' monumental First Piano Concerto with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, tonight and Thursday, August 6 and 8, at 8 pm. Leading the LA Phil on those evenings is rising-star American conductor, James Gaffigan, in his Hollywoood Bowl debut. Beethoven's Coriolan Overture and Strauss' Don Juan which round out the evening of Romantic music. (more...)

Keir Wilkins Takes Top Honor at 25th Annual WA Screen Awards - Full List of Winners!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2013

The Film & Television Institute (FTI) announced the winners of the 25th annual WA Screen Awards (WASAs) last night to a crowd of over 600 at a red carpet Gala Awards Ceremony at The Astor Theatre in Perth. (more...)

Helene Grimaud to Join the LA Phil For Two Evenings of Brahms' First Piano Concerto, 8/6 & 8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2013

Immensely talented pianist Helene Grimaud comes to the Hollywood Bowl to perform Brahms' monumental First Piano Concerto with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Tuesday and Thursday, August 6 and 8, at 8 pm. Leading the LA Phil on those evenings is rising-star American conductor, James Gaffigan, in his Hollywoood Bowl debut. Beethoven's Coriolan Overture and Strauss' Don Juan which round out the evening of Romantic music. (more...)

25th Annual Western Australia Screen Awards to Return to Perth Tonight
by Movies News Desk - Aug 2, 2013

The 25th annual WA Screen Awards (WASAs), presented by the Film & Television Institute (FTI) are set to return with a bang at the Astor Theatre in Perth tonight 2 August 2013, with a record number of entries, brand new award categories and celebrity guests including Rachael Blake (SLEEPING BEAUTY, LANTANA, The Straits) and Tony Martin (WILDSIDE, HEARTBREAK HIGH, CANDY). (more...)

Jack Thompson Presents at 25TH ANNUAL WA SCREEN AWARDS Tonight
by Movies News Desk - Aug 2, 2013

The Film & Television Institute (FTI) will announce the winners of the 25th annual WA Screen Awards (WASAs) at the Gala Awards Ceremony at The Astor Theatre in Perth tonight 2 August. (more...)

Rewind Festival Welcomes Adam Ant as Guest Today, Aug 19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2012

Rewind Festival has confirmed "Adam Ant and The Good, The Mad & The Lovely Posse" as the guest for this summer's Rewind Festival (17-19th August, Temple Island Meadows, Henley-on-Thames). Adam Ant will perform at Henley-on-Thames today, 19th August. (more...)

Aaron Lazar, Christine Ebersole and More to Perform on Charles Bloom: IN HERE Album
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2012

The song list and talent have been announced for composer/lyricist Charles Bloom's debut recording, titled Music and Lyrics by Charles Bloom: IN HERE. The album is due online in October from Sonic Landscapes. (more...)

FTI Hosts 2013 WA Screen Awards Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2013

The Film & Television Institute (FTI) announced the successful 2013 nominees for the 25th annual WA Screen Awards (WASAs) at an exclusive event held tonight as part of the Revelation Perth International Film Festival at the Astor Theatre in Perth. (more...)

KORE Systems Deploys M2M Service Management Platform for StarHub
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

The introduction of the customized StarHub-branded M2M portal is one of a series of initiatives undertaken by StarHub to advance its M2M solutions and to offer creative pricing packages designed specifically to meet the needs of various M2M applications and business models. Through the platform, StarHub also offers end-to-end solutions such as fleet and asset management and IP surveillance solutions. In addition, StarHub will offer starter kits for developers to test new devices and build new applications. (more...)

MACBETH, Starring Alan Cumming, Begins Tonight on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2013

Broadway's powerful new production of Shakespeare's Macbeth, starring Tony and Olivier Award winner and two-time Emmy Award nominee Alan Cumming (Cabaret, 'The Good Wife'), begins on Broadway tonight, April 7, 2013. Veteran stage actors Jenny Sterlin and Brendan Titley complete the cast. (more...)

Frantic Assembly Theatre Company Announces Revival of OTHELLO for a 2014/2015 UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

Frantic Assembly theatre company's acclaimed and award-winning production of Othello by William Shakespeare will be revived in 2014/15 for a UK tour, culminating in a four-week London run at the Lyric Hammersmith in January 2015. (more...)

Local Celebrities to Appear in Two Muses Theatre's LOVE, LOSS AND WHAT I WORE, 5/30-6/15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

Two Muses Theatre presents Love, Loss and What I Wore by famous screenwriter sisters, Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron. The show will be performed with a unique cast each weekend, headed up by a different local celebrity, May 30 through June 15. In conjunction with this production, Two Muses Theatre is partnering with Closet NV to raise clothing donations for Dress for Success, a worldwide organization, whose mission is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire to help them thrive in work and in life. (more...)

London Transfer of HighTide's MUDLARKS to Star Scott Hazell, James Marchant and Mike Noble, May 29 to June 2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2012

HighTide Festival Theatre and Lucy Jackson today announced the transfer of Vickie Donoghue's debut play MUDLARKS to London's Theatre503. The play will run May 29 to June 2 at 7:30p.m (matinee June 2 at 3pm). (more...)

Wildlife Filmmaker Doug Allan Kicks Off 2014 UK Speaking Tour Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2014

Multiple EMMY and BAFTA award-winning wildlife cameraman and photographer, Doug Allan, heads out this April to talk to audiences around the UK about his incredible experiences with some of the world's most majestic animals. Following on from his acclaimed Life Behind the Lens tours in 2012 and 2013, In the Company of Giants is an all-new show, full of new stories and fresh insights, told in Doug's inimitable style. (more...)

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