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Arielle Jacobs, JJ Caruncho, Shea Gomez and More Tapped for IN THE HEIGHTS at Virginia Rep; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Virginia Repertory Theatre announces the opening of In the Heights on Friday June 23, 2017 at the November Theatre/Arenstein Stage, 114 West Broad Street. The show will run through July 30, 2017. Previews will run for two nights on Wednesday, June 21 and Thursday, June 22, 2017. (more...)

Yangtze Repertory Theatre of America to Bring 410[GONE] to TNC This June
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

Yangtze Repertory Theatre of America returns to Theater for the New City (TNC) June 2 to 18 to present the New York premiere of '401[GONE]' by Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig, the prize-winning author of 'The World of Extreme Happiness' (Manhattan Theater Club, 2015).  (more...)

Theatre by the Lake Announces Two-Company Ensemble for Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

Artistic Director Conrad Lynch today announces the ensemble for the Theatre by the Lake's Summer Season - the first time the theatre has featured two-companies. They will perform over 5 productions in rep - After the Dance, As You Like It, Miss Julie, Handbagged and Remarkable Invisible - in both the theatre's spaces. (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth, Josh Groban & More React to Ariana Grande Concert Tragedy
by Caryn Robbins - May 23, 2017

Ariana Grande's concert at Manchester Arena in England ended in tragedy last night when an explosion killed 22 people and injured over 50 others. Today Kristin Chenoweth, James Corden and more react to the tragic news. (more...)

Boat Rocker Brands and Insight Editions to release Orphan Black: The Official Coloring Book
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

Boat Rocker Brands and Insight Editions to release Orphan Black: The Official Coloring Book (more...)

BWW Review: THE NORTH POOL at Ensemble
by Roy Berko - May 2, 2017

While the production is well-conceived and holds attention, "The North Pool" is somewhat unsatisfying as a thoughtful piece of play crafting. The script leaves us wanting more, a clearer message to carry from the theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: Arizona Theatre Company's HOLMES AND WATSON Is Beyond Elementary
by Herbert Paine - May 19, 2017

David Ira Goldstein's production of Jeffrey Hatcher's HOLMES AND WATSON a masterfully crafted cliffhanger. The play is receiving its world premiere with Arizona Theatre Company. (more...)

Frank Selden Helps Readers Find 'The Suicide Solution'
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

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BWW Review: FUN HOME Shakes the Foundations at Theatre Under The Stars
by Brett Cullum - May 18, 2017

It's a deeply emotional musical telling the story of a lesbian girl as she navigates her way through life with a closeted gay father. The Broadway Production won the Tony in 2015 for Best Musical as well as top honors for its book and score. It is a handsome show, acted expertly, and it will move anyone lucky enough to connect with its take on what it is like to be queer in the world. (more...)

Return to Castle Rock in Gwendy's Button Box by Stephen King and Richard Chizmar
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

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David Walliams' THE FIRST HIPPO ON THE MOON Lands at Edinburgh Festival Fringe
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

3…2…1… Blast Off! Edinburgh Festival Fringe audiences will have the chance to experience an explosively funny space adventure as David Walliams' stage adaptation of The First Hippo on the Moon touches down in Edinburgh this August. (more...)

Bush Theatre Announces Casting for HIR Starring Arthur Darvill
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Casting is announced today for the UK premiere of Hir, written by Taylor Mac (24-Decade History of Popular Music) and directed by Nadia Fall (Disgraced). Arthur Darvill (Doctor Who, Broadchurch, Once) will play Isaac, Griffyn Gilligan (Teddy Ferrara) plays younger sibling Max, Ashley McGuire (Shopping and F***ing, The Suicide) will play their mom Paige and Andy Williams (The 39 Steps, War Horse) plays her husband Arnold. (more...)

Stephen Schwartz and More to Tribute Tyler Clementi with TYLER'S SUITE at Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

On June 4 at 2PM, Distinguished Concerts International New York (DCINY) will present Tyler's Suite at Lincoln Center's David Geffen Hall in commemoration to the memory of Tyler Clementi, a young musician who died by suicide shortly after being bullied online by his roommate for being gay. (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...)

Alumnae Theatre Company presents the New Ideas Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 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...)

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...)

Theatre Pro Rata to Stage GOODBYE CRUEL WORLD This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2017

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

Putnam Valley Central School District Launches Anti-Bullying and Safety Reporting App
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

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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...)

Buran Theatre to Kick Off 10th Anniversary Season with 'SOME ARE ISTHMUSES' in Albuquerque
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

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...)

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...)

David Rasche and Kecia Lewis Lead THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH Tonight at Theatre for a New Audience
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 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...)

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...)

Top 5 Holiday Gifts For The Geeks On Your List
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

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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...)

Military.com announces top military stories of 2016
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

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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...)

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...)

Red Bull to Stage New Version of Nikolai Erdman's THE MANDATE Next Monday
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Red Bull Theater today announced the cast for their next Revelation Reading on Monday May 1st (7:30pm) at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street): the New York Premiere of Nikolai Erdman's The Mandate in a new version by Declan Donnellan (Cheek-by-Jowl), directed by Ethan McSweeny. (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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