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J Chen Project's THE SHADOW AND THE LIKE Coming to Dixon Place
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

China's Ministry of Culture, Asian Cultural Council, Jerome Foundation, and Lower Manhattan Cultural Council have all recently awarded grants to NYC choreographer Jessica Chen with regard to the J CHEN PROJECT's 2016-17 season and debut of The Shadow and The Like. (more...)

J CHEN'S PROJECT Debuts in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Taiwan's Ministry of Cultural, Asian Cultural Council, Jerome Foundation, and Lower Manhattan Cultural Council have all recently awarded grants to NYC choreographer Jessica Chen with regard to the J CHEN PROJECT's 2016-17 season and debut of The Shadow and The Like. Chen, along with an all-Asian choreography team, will preview the work at Dixon Place from September 29th - October 1st. Through confrontational duets, tangled group interactions, and hidden solos, The Shadow and The Like will unearth feelings below the surface of curated online personas, bringing attention to the weight of this generation's quest for digital acceptance. Born from tragedy, redemption and more, J CHEN PROJECT, a NYC-based modern dance company founded in 2008, translates the largest of questions about life via sensual, soulful movement and thought-provoking social engagement. (more...)

George Street Playhouse Announces Casting for Season-Opening MAMA'S BOY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

George Street Playhouse today announced the cast of Rob Urbinati's Mama's Boy, which runs October 18 through November 6 at the New Brunswick theatre. Betsy Aidem (Broadway's All the Way, GSP's God of Carnage) stars as Marguerite Oswald, the headstrong mother of Lee Harvey Oswald, played by Michael Goldsmith (TV's Doctor Who, Gotham).  (more...)

BWW Review: RUTHLESS!, Farcical Romp at Beck, But . . .
by Roy Berko - Sep 20, 2016

Adorable eight-year-old girls are supposed to play with dolls, be obsessed with the color pink, and gossip about their friends on a smart phone. Right? Wrong, if you are Tina Denmark. She wants to be a theatrical star. Now! Not later, NOW! (foot stomp!) What will she do to get her dream? (more...)

AN ACOUSTIC EVENING WITH JOHN HIATT Comes to the MAC This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

The McAninch Arts Center (MAC) presents "An Acoustic Evening with John Hiatt," featuring the acclaimed Grammy-nominated American rock guitarist, pianist, singer and songwriter Sunday, Oct. 2, at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Lyric Hammersmith Announces Casting for SHOPPING AND F***ING
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

The Lyric Hammersmith today announces full casting for Shopping and Fucking. Alex Arnold will be playing Robbie, Ashley McGuire will be playing Brian, David Moorst will be playing Gary, Sam Spruell will be playing Mark, Sophie Wu will be playing Lulu. (more...)

BWW Review: STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE at Kansas City Actors Theatre
by Sara Brown - Sep 12, 2016

Cinnamon Schultz embodies the role of Blanche DuBois in Kansas City Actors Theater's hauntingly beautiful production of 'Streetcar Named Desire.' (more...)

Hampstead Theatre Announces Casting for WILD HONEY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Hampstead Theatre presents Michael Frayn's Wild Honey, directed by Hampstead's Associate Artist Howard Davies. Geoffrey Streatfeild will make his Hampstead Theatre debut in the role of Platonov. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 10/30/2016
by BWW - Oct 30, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/30/2016 for Washington, DC (more...)

Jeff Zinn to Chat, Sign THE EXISTENTIAL ACTOR at The Drama Book Shop
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

The Drama Book Shop will welcome coach and actor Jeff Zinn for a discussion and signing of his book, The Existential Actor: Life and Death Onstage and Off, on Friday, November 11th at 5:00pm. (more...)

AN INSPECTOR CALLS Opens at the Mendocino Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

The final leg of the Mendocino Theatre Company's 2016 'theatrical road trip' takes the audience to northern England , circa 1912.  (more...)

Don Barnhart's Battle Comics Kicks Off 2017 World Tour Entertaining The Troops Overseas
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Taking time off from his residency in Las Vegas, comedian Don Barnhart will once again head the Battle Comics World Tour as they prepare for a month long tour bringing laughter to the men and women serving overseas in the Armed Forces. (more...)

Cupcake Lady Productions to Present First NYC Revival of HAZELWOOD JR. HIGH
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

The first New York City revival of Hazelwood Jr. High will premiere at Mayday Space Classrooms on November 11th & 18th at 8:00 p.m. and on November 12th, 13th, and 19th at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Lyrics Hammersmith Announces Full Cast for SHOPPING AND F***ING
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

The Lyric Hammersmith today announces full casting for Shopping and Fucking. Alex Arnold will be playing Robbie, Ashley McGuire will be playing Brian, David Moorst will be playing Gary, Sam Spruell will be playing Mark, Sophie Wu will be playing Lulu. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 11/06/2016
by BWW - Nov 6, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/06/2016 for Washington, DC (more...)

Pieter-Dirk Uys Memoir THE ECHO OF A NOISE Returns by Popular Demand for Baxter Theatre Run
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

After a sell-out season earlier this year, Pieter-Dirk Uys returns with his acclaimed memoir THE ECHO OF A NOISE, this time to the Baxter Theatre, from 29 November 2016. (more...)

Alley Theatre's A CHRISTMAS CAROL Will Return for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for the theatre's production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL - A GHOST STORY OF CHRISTMAS, staged in the newly renovated Hubbard Theatre. (more...)

HBO to Debut MARIELA CASTRO'S MARCH: CUBA'S LGBT REVOLUTION, 11/28
by TV News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

MARIELA CASTRO'S MARCH: CUBA'S LGBT REVOLUTION follows Castro and her LGBT supporters as they spread their universal message of equality across the country when it debuts MONDAY, NOV. 28 (9:00-9:40 p.m. ET/PT) on HBO. (more...)

National Theatre Announces Search for 2016 Max Rayne Design Bursary Recipient
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

The National Theatre has launched the 2016 Max Rayne Design Bursary and is inviting applications from talented, young designers from across the UK. (more...)

Barbara Drennan, Matthew Seadon-Young, and Joseph Prouse Join the West End Cast of BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

On 28 November 2016 Matthew Seadon-Young and Barbara Drennan will join the West End cast of Beautiful - The Carole King Musical to play Gerry Goffin (Carole King's husband and song-writing partner) and Genie Klein (King's mother) respectively.   (more...)

Sandra de Sarigny Releases 'Please Don't Kill Yourself'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

'Please Don't Kill Yourself': a cathartic examination of the immense grief, hurt, anger and finally the many unanswerable questions left by The Suicide of a loved one. 'Please Don't Kill Yourself' is the creation of published author Sandra de Sarigny a native of Johannesburg, South Africa who is herself a survivor of the crushing pain of her husband's death by his own hand. Her despair was complete and impenetrable until a friend arrived to tell her that God loved her and that she was called to go on and help to heal the suffering of others. (more...)

Tricycle Theatre Announces Future Programming Ahead of the Reopening of the Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

With the annual Tricycle Takeover due to open next month, Artistic Director Indhu Rubasingham today announces the company's forthcoming work ahead of the reopening of the building in spring 2018. (more...)

New Works by Rajiv Joseph, Lawrence Wright, Suzanne Vega & Duncan Sheik Slated for Alley Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Gregory Boyd, Artistic Director of the Tony Award-winning Alley Theatre announces eight productions for its 2017-2018 season, including the premiere of three plays developed in the Alley All New Festival. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Theatre Group at SBCC presents RABBIT HOLE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

The Theatre Group at SBCC will present RABBIT HOLE, David Lindsay-Abaire's touching play, as the final play in the 16/17 season.  Directed by Katie Laris, performances will be April 12-29 in the intimate Jurkowitz Theatre. (more...)

ORPHAN BLACK: The Game Now Available Exclusively on The App Store
by TV News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Boat Rocker Media is proud to announce ORPHAN BLACK: The Game, the first interactive digital adventure based on the critically-acclaimed television show now entering its fifth and final season. (more...)

'One-Eyed Jacks And The Suicide King' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

'One-Eyed Jacks and The Suicide King' (published by Xlibris) lets readers gaze within themselves and the free will within that allows people to be very affectionate toward one another. Anthony Donnell Smith blends the symbolism of tarot and voodoo to search to aid his readers in understanding themselves and the world. (more...)

Alumnae Theatre Company presents the New Ideas Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Alumnae Theatre Company's 29th annual New Ideas Festival, a three-week, juried celebration of original writing, works-in-progress, and experimental theatre, takes place from March 8 to 26 in Alumnae's Studio Theatre (70 Berkeley St). (more...)

David Rasche and Kecia Lewis to Lead THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH at Theatre for a New Audience
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience has announced the performance schedule, cast and creative team for director Arin Arbus's new staging of Thornton Wilder's comic masterpiece The Skin of Our Teeth, the first major New York production since 1998. (more...)

Sarah Ball, Michael Feast and More Announced for Lyric Hammersmith's SEVENTEEN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

The Lyric Hammersmith today announces full casting for Seventeen. Sarah Ball will be playing Lizzy, Michael Feast will be playing Mike, Mike Grady will be playing Ronny, Diana Hardcastle will be playing Jess, Margot Leicester will be playing Emilia and Richard Cordery will be playing Tom. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For Nuffield Southampton Theatres' Production Of THE GRAPES OF WRATH
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

With Nuffield Southampton Theatres' production of Fantastic Mr Fox about to start its tour at Lyric Hammersmith, Director Sam Hodges today announces casting for the forthcoming production of John Steinbeck's Pulitzer Prize-winning book The Grapes of Wrath, adapted by Frank Galati.  (more...)

Theatre Pro Rata to Stage GOODBYE CRUEL WORLD This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

On Saturday, March 11, Theatre Pro Rata will open Goodbye Cruel World by Robert Ross Parker at the new Crane Theater in Minneapolis. (more...)

Bush Theatre Re-Opens in March with a Week-Long Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

The Bush Theatre will reopen after a year-long £4.3m redevelopment, the largest capital project in the theatre's history, with a bold new season kicked off by the European Premiere of Guards at the Taj by Pulitzer Prize finalist Rajiv Joseph, directed by Jamie Lloyd (from 7 April). A brand new Studio space opens with the premiere of Barney Norris play While We're Here directed by Alice Hamilton (from 26 April). (more...)

Scoop: THE YOUNG POPE on HBO - February Episodes
by TV Scoop - Jan 19, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE YOUNG POPE on HBO - February Episodes (more...)

Notre Dame Film, Television, and Theatre Presents the 28th Annual Notre Dame Student Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

The University of Notre Dame's Department of Film, Television, and Theatre (FTT) announces the 28th Annual Notre Dame Student Film Festival, in the Browning Cinema at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, January 26 through 28, 2017.   (more...)

Adrian Scarborough, Gawn Grainger, and More Join David Tennant For DON JUAN IN SOHO
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Joining the previously announced David Tennant who plays the title role, Adrian Scarborough as Stan and Gawn Grainger as Louis are Theo Barklem-Biggs (Pete), Mark Ebulue (Aloysius), Mark Extance (ensemble), David Jonsson (Col), Dominique Moore (Lottie), Emma Naomi (ensemble), Alice Orr-Ewing (Mattie and Ruby), Himesh Patel (Vagabond), Adrian Richards (ensemble), William Spray (ensemble), Danielle Vitalis (Elvira) and Eleanor Wyld (Dalia) who complete the cast for Patrick Marber's Don Juan in Soho. (more...)

Stephen King and Richard Chizmar Return to Castle Rock in Gwendy's Button Box, a Brand New Novella from Cemetery Dance Publications
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

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Anna Deavere Smith Receives George Polk Award for Journalistic Work in NOTES FROM THE FIELD and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Long Island University (LIU) has announced the winners of the 68th annual George Polk Awards in Journalism, continuing the University's longstanding tradition of honoring and celebrating the impact of courageous and authentic journalism on our national and global discourse. (more...)

Performances of Arin Arbus' Production of Thornton Wilder's THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH Begin Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience (Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) presents director Arin Arbus's new staging of Thornton Wilder's tragicomic masterpiece The Skin of Our Teethtonight, February 14, through March 19 at Polonsky Shakespeare Center(262 Ashland Place), TFANA's state-of-the-art permanent home in the heart of the Brooklyn Cultural District. (more...)

Rachel Parris talks BEST LAID PLANS at the Soho Theatre
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Feb 10, 2017

Comedian Rachel Parris talks to BroadwayWorld about her show Best Laid Plans ahead of its run the Soho Theatre. (more...)

Lesli Margherita and Max Crumm to Star in SNOW WAY OUT Reading at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

The hilarious new holiday musical Snow Way Out has been selected to close out the York Theatre Company's reading series for 2016 with a one-time only star-studded reading on December 19th at 2:00 PM at The York Theatre, 619 Lexington Ave (E. 54th Street) on the lower level of Saint Peter's Church. (more...)

Meet The Cast of Athens Theatre's A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

This upcoming weekend is the second in our run of 'A Christmas Carol, the Musical', and here are just a few of the reasons we're so proud: Our marvelous cast! (more...)

Christopher Haydon Announces Cast for the UK Premiere of THE CONVERT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Artistic Director of the Gate Theatre, Christopher Haydon, today announces the cast for the UK premiere of Danai Gurira's The Convert. Following the success of her critically acclaimed Eclipsed, which ran at the Gate in 2015, Gurira's The Convert will open the Gate's Resist! season, a series of plays about rebellion and revolution. (more...)

Works by Paula Vogel, Alex Brightman and More Set for 2017 Johnny Mercer Writers Colony at Goodspeed
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

In what has become an annual ritual, a total of 32 established and emerging composers, lyricists, and librettists will converge on the Goodspeed campus from mid-January through mid-February 2017 to participate in the Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Colony at Goodspeed Musicals. The writing teams, representing 18 new musicals, will populate the campus, creating a truly exciting environment for discovery and inspiration. (more...)

Buran Theatre to Kick Off 10th Anniversary Season with 'SOME ARE ISTHMUSES' in Albuquerque
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Buran Theatre will kick off their 10th anniversary season with a special performance event, Some Are Isthmuses: A Decade of Buran Theatre, at Tricklock Performance Lab on January 13 & 14 from 7pm to 10pm. (more...)

UN Representative Janice Wood Wetzel Tells Story In New Memoir
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

In words as clear and sharp as cut crystal glass, the memoir Sorrows & Songs: One Lifetime - Many Lives unflinchingly tells the story of a bright, beautiful, and promising young child who forged towards a fully realized life in spite of years of physical and mental abuse at the hands of her parents and pervasive society-wide gender discrimination. (more...)

Irish Actress Catherine Siggins Joins Marc Fusco's Indie Drama Film THE SAMUEL PROJECT
by Movies News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Irish actress Catherine Siggins joins director Marc Fusco's upcoming indie drama feature film THE SAMUEL PROJECT, alongside Emmy and Tony Award-winner Hal Linden (Barney Miller) and Disney star Ryan Ochoa (Disney's Pair of Kings). (more...)

Thrilling New Mystery HOLMES AND WATSON to Premiere at Arizona Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Even after his supposed "death" at Reichenbach Falls, the great detective kept his hold on the world through the frauds, fakes and charlatans claiming to be him, forcing the loyal Dr. Watson to find the truth in Arizona Theatre Company's world premiere of Jeffrey Hatcher's Holmes and Watson. (more...)

Cork City Garda Community Policing Unit to Present SONGS OF HOPE AND JOY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Cork City Garda Community Policing Unit is delighted to present SONGS OF HOPE AND JOY, which will be held at Cork City Hall at 7.30pm on Friday 7th April 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: HOLMES AND WATSON Solve Another Case!
by Maria Rita Meli - Apr 24, 2017

A thrilling new mystery from the playwright of Arizona Theatre Company's smash hit Sherlock Holmes and the Adventures of The Suicide Club and the film Mr. Holmes makes its world premiere at the Temple of Music and Art in Tucson, Arizona; Jeffrey Hatcher's Holmes and Watson will leave you on the edge of your seat with such suspense. (more...)

Agape Theatre Announces Cast for BONHOEFFER'S COST
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

BONHOEFFER'S COST stars Agape newcomers Cory Grabenstein as Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Keoni Ramo as prison guard Klaus Klopstock, Frank Benge as the evil Judge Advocate Rott, Rachel Bremer as Bonhoeffer's fiancee Maria, and TJ Condit as Bonhoeffer's brother-in-law Hans Dohnanyi.  Agape Theatre alum Zach Bond rounds out the cast as Bonhoeffer's brother Klaus. (more...)

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