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Further Casting Announced for QUEEN ANNE at Theatre Royal Haymarket
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Romola Garai will star as Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough alongside Emma Cunniffe as the eponymous monarch in the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Queen Anne. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Sherri Edelen and Thomas Adrian Simpson
by Elliot Lanes - May 5, 2017

Today's subjects, Sherri Edelen and Thomas Adrian Simpson, are currently living their theatre lives in tech for Jesus Christ Superstar at Signature Theatre. Thomas is playing the high priest Caiaphas and Sheri, in a brilliant turn of non-traditional casting, will be playing King Herod. The production runs from May 9th to July 2nd. (more...)

THE RED SHOES at Glasgow King's Arrives in Two Weeks!
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

???????New Adventures are delighted bring Matthew Bourne's production of THE RED SHOES to King's Theatre, Glasgow on Tuesday 5 June as part of its world premiere tour. (more...)

Duncan Macmillan and Robert Icke Chat and Sign 1984 at Drama Book Shop Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

The Drama Book Shop has just announced that acclaimed playwright and director Robert Icke will join his 1984 collaborator Duncan Macmillan for the previously announced discussion and signing on Thursday, May 25th. (more...)

The Hypocrites' Immersive PIRATES OF PENZANCE and More Set for NYU Skirball's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

NYU Skirball's 2017-18 season will feature over 45 unique presentations by some of the world's leading provocateurs, artists and activists, performing unconventional and often controversial works in varied spaces throughout the Skirball Center - turning the lobby, dressing rooms, hallways and backstage areas into centers of creativity. (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...)

Robert Icke to Join Duncan Macmillan in 1984 Discussion at Drama Book Shop
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

The Drama Book Shop has announced that acclaimed playwright and director Robert Icke will join his 1984 collaborator Duncan Macmillan for the previously announced discussion and signing on Thursday, May 25th. (more...)

Melbourne Ballet Company Returns to The Concourse with ARCHE
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Following its inaugural sell out at Concourse premiere season in March, Melbourne Ballet Company returns with Arche at 7.30pm on Thursday June 29 and Friday June 30. (more...)

Epic Competition Series TEAM NINJA WARRIOR Brings More Heat to USA Network Line-Up
by TV News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Epic competition series TEAM NINJA WARRIOR is bringing more heat to USA Network's Tuesday night line-up. Hosted by comedian Matt Iseman and former NFL player Akbar Gbajabiamila, TEAM NINJA WARRIOR will premiere its 11-part second season on USA beginning Tuesday, April 18 at 10/9c, immediately following WWE SMACKDOWN. (more...)

Pennsylvania Ballet Announces 2017-2018 Season, Including THE NUTCRACKER And SWAN LAKE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Pennsylvania Ballet's Artistic Director Angel Corella has announced the programming for the 2017-2018 Season. (more...)

Derek Deane to Present a Grand Version of SWAN LAKE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

In a unique collaboration between the Shanghai Ballet and renowned British choreographer Derek Deane, a grand production of SWAN LAKE with 80 dancers, will open exclusively at Melbourne's Regent Theatre on 20th April 2017 for a week of dazzling performances. (more...)

Hit Competition Series TEAM NINJA WARRIOR Moves to USA Network
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Epic competition series TEAM NINJA WARRIOR is bringing more heat to USA Network'sTuesday night line-up. Hosted by comedian Matt Iseman and former NFL player Akbar Gbajabiamila, TEAM NINJA WARRIOR will premiere its 11-part second season on USA beginning Tuesday, April 18 at 10/9c, immediately followingWWE SMACKDOWN. (more...)

BWW Review: Janie Dee Makes a Smashing Return To New York as Feminist Fighter LINDA
by Michael Dale - Mar 4, 2017

It's not exactly a spoiler to note that the closing scene of Penelope Skinner's wonderfully absorbing and issue-oriented dramatic comedy, LINDA, has the title character, a successful marketing executive, addressing a group of colleagues in the year 2007, excited about how the anti-aging cream she promotes has been putting out the message that the beauty in all women of all ages is a cause for celebration. (more...)

BWW Review: SNOW IN MIDSUMMER, Royal Shakespeare Company
by Emma Cann - Mar 4, 2017

Snow in Midsummer is a modern retelling of an ancient Chinese drama, which marks the start of an ambitious cultural project translating Eastern classics into English, and Shakespeare into Chinese. The original 13th century play, by Guan Hanqing, bears all the hallmarks of traditional Chinese drama, with sung arias, mime and acrobatic feats. The RSC's new version, written by Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig, is transported to a contemporary setting.  (more...)

Maureen Beattie, Sharon Duncan-Brewster, and More Announced for Royal Court's NUCLEAR WAR
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Maureen Beattie, Sharon Duncan-Brewster, Gerrome Miller, Beatrice Scirocchi and Andrew Sheridan have been cast in Simon Stephens' Nuclear War directed by Imogen Knight. It runs in the Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Upstairs 19 April 2017 - 6 May 2017 with Press Night on Friday 21 April. (more...)

Photo Flash: Coming of Age Tale 46 BEACON is in Rehearsal
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Oliver Coopersmith (Netflix's I-Boy and the lead in forthcoming Sky Atlantic series Tin Star opposite Tim Roth and Christina Hendricks) and Jay Taylor (Prime Suspect 1973, Nell Gwynn and Wolf Hall/Bring up the Bodies) will star in the West End debut of 46 Beacon, playing the roles of Alan and Robert respectively in this coming-of-age and coming-out play set in 1970's America. (more...)

Violin and Cello Greats Inspire Collection of Romantic, Playful Virtuoso Miniatures in Bion Tsang: The Blue Rock Sessions
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Inspired by vintage recordings of strings giants Pablo Casals, Jascha Heifetz, Isaac Stern and more, Grammy-nominated cellist Bion Tsang presents eighteen virtuoso miniatures for cello and piano on Bion Tsang: The Blue Rock Sessions, now available oniTunes and Amazon.com, a culmination of Tsang's lifelong fascination with the violin repertoire and the musicality and intimacy of miniature compositions such as Tchaikovsky's “Melodié in E Flat” and Giovanni Sgambati's “Serenata Napoletana.” (more...)

Kelly Felthous and Alena Watters Headed to the Cell Block for Drury Lane's CHICAGO; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Drury Lane Theatre announces casting for its electrifying new production of Chicago, featuring a book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and based on the play by Maurine Dallas Watkins. (more...)

Kyo-Shin-An Arts to Present KAMMERRAKU SHOW at Tenri Cultural Institute This Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

A 2016 and 2013 CMA/ASCAP Adventurous Programming Award Winner, KYO-SHIN-AN ARTS is a contemporary music organization dedicated to the integration of the Japanese instruments koto, shakuhachi and shamisen into Western classical composition. (more...)

SON OF A PREACHER MAN comes to Edinburgh's Festival Theatre
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Mar 17, 2017

Son of a Preacher Man, a heart-warming new musical featuring the soulful music of Dusty Springfield, with a book by Warner Brown and directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood, embarks on a national tour starting at Bromley's Churchill Theatre from Monday 4 September 2017, with dates at King's Theatre Edinburgh, 17-21 October. (more...)

Steven Pasquale Will Join Jason Robert Brown for Two Shows at SubCulture
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Due to demand, SubCulture artist-in-residence Jason Robert Brown will welcome Steven Pasquale for a second show this weekend. The star of Brown's The Bridges of Madison County will join him in concert on Saturday, March 18 at 8 p.m. (sold out) and now 10 p.m. Click here for tickets! (more...)

New Musical SON OF A PREACHER MAN to Tour the UK
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Son of a Preacher Man, a heart-warming new musical featuring the soulful music of Dusty Springfield, with a book by Warner Brown and directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood, embarks on a national tour starting at Bromley's Churchill Theatre from Monday 4 September 2017. (more...)

Violin And Cello Greats Play BION TSANG: THE BLUE ROCK SESSIONS One Night Only, 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Inspired by vintage recordings of strings giants Pablo Casals, Jascha Heifetz, Isaac Stern and more, Grammy-nominated cellist Bion Tsang presents eighteen virtuoso miniatures for cello and piano on Bion Tsang: The Blue Rock Sessions, now available on iTunes and Amazon.com. (more...)

Maine State Ballet Presents SWAN LAKE, 3/24-4/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Maine State Ballet celebrates the 140th Anniversary of Swan Lake with a three week, 12 performance run of the quintessential classic ballet, March 24 through April 9, at Maine State Ballet's Lopez Theater. (more...)

Liza Minnelli, Alan Cumming, Jessie Mueller and More to Join Michael Feinstein and the Pasadena POPS This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Principal Conductor Michael Feinstein leads the Pasadena POPS for its star-studded 2017 Summer Concert Series at the Los Angeles Arboretum with extraordinary multiple award winning guests artists Liza Minnelli, Alan Cumming, Joel Gray, Hair Spray Live's Madelyn Baillio, Beautiful's Jessie Mueller and Jarrod Spector, Grey Garden's Rachel York, Phantom of the Opera's Jordan Donica, the Midtown Men and Michael Feinstein in concert. (more...)

Vector Resources Inc. and Razor Energy Corp. Announce Completion of Qualifying Transaction, Name Change, Share Consolidation, Term Loan Facility and Strategic Asset Acqui
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

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Steven Wright Comes to Playhouse Square Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

My biography:  I was born.  When I was 23 I started telling jokes.  Then I started going on television and doing films.  That's still what I am doing.  The end.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Ballet Philippines' New Staging of SWAN LAKE, Now Thru 3/5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Ballet Philippines (BP), the country's flagship classical and contemporary dance company, stages Tchaikovsky's best-loved ballet SWAN LAKE anew at the Cultural Center of the Philippines' (CCP) Main Theatre, now through March 5, 2017. This new production marks the 140th anniversary of the show's premiere. (more...)

ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME, Starring Wade McCollum, Headed Off-Broadway This May
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Producer Q Theatricals announced today that after critically acclaimed and award winning productions in Seattle, New Jersey and Boston the new musical, ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME, will begin performances on Friday, April 14, 2017 and officially open on Sunday, May 7, 2017 at Off-Broadway's Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd Street). This strictly limited engagement will play through Sunday, June 11th only. (more...)

Oliver Coopersmith and Jay Taylor to Lead the West End Debut of Bill Rosenfield's 46 BEACON at Trafalgar Studios
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Oliver Coopersmith (Netflix's I-Boy and the lead in forthcoming Sky Atlantic series Tin Star opposite Tim Roth and Christina Hendricks) and Jay Taylor (Donkey Punch, Nell Gwynn and Wolf Hall/Bring up the Bodies) will star in the West End debut of 46 Beacon, playing the roles of Alan and Robert respectively in this coming-of-age and coming-out play set in 1970's America. (more...)

Additional Dates Announced for Matthew Bourne's Production of THE RED SHOES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

???????New Adventures are delighted to announce further UK dates for the World Premiere tour of Matthew Bourne's production of THE RED SHOES. (more...)

JOHNNY CASH ROADSHOW to Tour the UK
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

???????The spirit of the Man in Black is alive and 'kicking like a mule' with an outstanding celebration of the iconic legend by the Carter/Cash endorsed Johnny Cash Roadshow. (more...)

The Wallis and Deaf West Theatre Join Forces Once Again for EDWARD ALBEE'S AT HOME AT THE ZOO
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts and Deaf West Theatre (DWT), the performing arts organizations behind the Tony Award-nominated and Ovation Award-winning revival of Spring Awakening, reunite to bring multiple Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Edward Albee's At Home at the Zoo to life in an innovative and new production. Edward Albee's At Home at the Zoo begins previews on March 7 and will open in the Lovelace Studio Theater at The Wallis on Friday, March 10. It will run through March 26. This production is made possible by the generous support of Meeghan and Michael Nemeroff. (more...)

Reduced Shakespeare Company's New Show 'LONG LOST FIRST PLAY' Embarks on UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Following its world premiere season at the Edinburgh Festival and a run at the renowned Folger Shakespeare Library, the brand new show from the Reduced Shakespeare Company embarks on its debut UK tour of 50 venues plus a week at Wilton's Music Hall in London. (more...)

Romola Garai and Emma Cunniffe to Star in the West End Transfer Of QUEEN ANNE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Romola Garai will star as Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough alongside Emma Cunniffe as the eponymous monarch in the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Queen Anne. (more...)

Royal Shakespeare Company Announces Winter 2017 Season And Launches New Talent Development Opportunities
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

RSC Artistic Director, Gregory Doran, announces today the winter 2017 season in Stratford-upon-Avon and reveals plans for RSC Next Generation, a new long-term talent development programme to give up to 100 young people each year from disadvantaged backgrounds the chance to develop a career in the theatre. (more...)


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Photo Flash: 46 BEACON, Starring Oliver Coopersmith and Jay Taylor, Debuts in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Oliver Coopersmith (Netflix's I-Boy and the lead in forthcoming Sky Atlantic series Tin Star opposite Tim Roth and Christina Hendricks) and Jay Taylor (Prime Suspect 1973, Nell Gwynn and Wolf Hall/Bring up the Bodies) will star in the West End debut of 46 Beacon, playing the roles of Alan and Robert respectively in this coming-of-age and coming-out play set in 1970's America. (more...)

BWW Review: THE HYPOCRITE, Swan Theatre
by Tim Wright - Apr 6, 2017

"You'd let everyone have the vote? Imagine what idiots would get elected then" is one of many knowing jokes from Richard Bean's latest farce The Hypocrite. We're following the roguish Sir John Hotham, Governor of Hull and MP for Beverley as he tries to sense which way the wind is blowing on the eve of the English Civil War. (more...)

Nikka Graff Lanzarone and More Set for LOVE AND REAL ESTATE Readings for Amas Musical Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Amas Musical Theatre and The Amas Musical Theatre Lab will present staged readings of Love and Real Estate, three one-act musicals with book and lyrics by Sean Hartley and music by Sam Davis. (more...)

BWW Interview: Support Women in the Arts Now: SWANS Soar With Regal Recognition for Milwaukee Theater
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Apr 4, 2017

n an evening to honor women and their contributions to the arts, Milwaukee's Renaissance Theaterworks (RTW) announced their 25th anniversary season while Support Women in the Arts Now, or SWAN, on Monday, March 27, immediately after a Milwaukee weekend dedicated to women in the arts. The month and date's significance mattered. Saturday, March 25 celebrated the 10th International SWAN holiday, and since the organization's inception, over 1500 SWAN events have been held in more than 36 countries. As the www.womensart.org website claims, the ultimate purpose of these SWAN events 'showcases the power and diversity of women's creativity.' (more...)

Cast Complete for PARADE at Writers Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, concludes its 2016/17 season with the musical Parade, with book by Alfred Uhry, music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown, and co-conceived by Harold Prince.  The Writers Theatre production of Parade is directed by Gary Griffin and features musical direction by Michael Mahler and choreography by Ericka Mac.  (more...)

BWW Review: The Fugard's FUNNY GIRL - with Ashleigh Harvey as a Powerhouse Fanny Brice - a Valentine to Gentler and Jollier Times
by David Fick - Apr 29, 2017

The Fugard's first new musical production of 2017 puts FUNNY GIRL on South African stages, and the results are delightful - with a powerhouse performance from Ashleigh Harvey as Fanny Brice, the stage, radio and film personality around whom everyone and everything in the show revolves. (more...)

Ed Hoopman, Maritza Bostic and Jared Troilo to Lead CAMELOT at Lyric Stage; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

A love triangle for the ages meets a new adaptation for today in Lerner & Loewe's CAMELOT at Lyric Stage. (more...)

Amas Musical Theatre's Stage Readings of LOVE AND REAL ESTATE Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) and The Amas Musical Theatre Lab will present staged readings of Love and Real Estate, three one-act musicals with book and lyrics by Sean Hartley and music by Sam Davis. (more...)

IN THE HEIGHTS and More Set for Wheelock Family Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Wheelock Family Theatre has announced its 2017-2018 season. Join them for three dazzling productions that celebrate the love and warmth of family: In the Heights, Disney's Beauty & The Beast and Stuart Little! (more...)

Epic Competition Series TEAM NINJA WARRIOR Brings More Heat to USA Network Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Epic competition series TEAM NINJA WARRIOR is bringing more heat to USA Network's Today night line-up. Hosted by comedian Matt Iseman and former NFL player Akbar Gbajabiamila, TEAM NINJA WARRIOR will premiere its 11-part second season on USA beginning Today, April 18 at 10/9c, immediately following WWE SMACKDOWN. (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, April 13: Happy Birthday, Liz Callaway!
by Stage Tube - Apr 13, 2017

Broadway's Liz Callaway recently hit Chicago for a concert series focused around her album 'The Essential Liz Callaway.' Prior to her performances, she made a stop at Chicago Tonight  where she chatted about her career, family, and things she learned along the way. Then she treated audiences with a performance of ANASTASIA's 'Journey to the Past.' Check out the original voice of the animated Anastasia perform the number below! (more...)

Pacific Symphony Presents CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Pacific Symphony, led by Assistant Conductor Roger Kalia, brings a zoo magically to life through enchanting music, adorable Bob Brown Puppets and a compelling narrator to tell the story of Camille Saint-Saëns' “Carnival of the Animals.” Performed with charming, oversized puppets on a full-scale theatrical set, the heart and focus of “Carnival of the Animals” are the musical segments that make up Saint-Saëns' playful masterpiece. (more...)

BWW Interview: Broadway's Liz Callaway Talks Concert Tour, Anastasia & More!
by Kevin Pollack - Apr 10, 2017

Broadway's Liz Callaway recently returned home to her native Chicago to perform her concert 'Broadway and Beyond' at the Metropolis Performing Arts Center. BWW's Kevin Pollack sat down with Liz to talk about her career, family and more! Listen to the interview here! (more...)

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