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Paper Mill's MARY POPPINS to Offer Autism-Friendly Performance
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, is pleased to announce a special Autism-Friendly performance of its hit musical Mary Poppins on Friday, June 23 at 1:30PM. (more...)

SOMEBODY'S DAUGHTER Extends One Week at Second Stage Theater Uptown
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Second Stage Theater's (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director) production of SOMEBODY'S DAUGHTER has been extended by one week and will now play through Sunday, June 25. (more...)

A 19th Century Musical Gangster Comes to the Stage in MACAIRE
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

Thomas G. Waites TGW ACTING STUDIO is pleased to announce the world premiere production of Thomas Waites' musical MACAIRE. Directed by Waites and musically directed by Steffani Bennett, the show will play a limited engagement at Teatro Latea (107 Suffolk St., NYC). Performances begin Tuesday, August 1 and continue through Sunday, August 13th. Opening Night is Friday, August 4 (8 p.m.). $25 tickets are available now at brownpapertickets.com. (more...)

Lantern Theater Company Announces Conversation Examining Thomas Jefferson's Religious Beliefs
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

As part of its ongoing In Conversation Series of fascinating discussions with theater artists and special guests,  Lantern Theater Company will host noted historians and scholars Dr. John C. Van Horne and Dr. Charles T. Cullen for In Conversation: Thomas Jefferson's Religious Beliefs on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at approximately 8:15 p.m. These two eminent historians of the late colonial and Federal period of American history will explore what Founding Father Thomas Jefferson really thought about God, religion, and religious freedom. The hour-long discussion will focus on Jefferson's views on Christianity, freedom of conscience, and the establishment of religions, especially his authorship of the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom. Presented in conjunction with the Lantern's production of Scott Carter's The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord, the program will also respond to the play, exploring the extent to which Jefferson lived up to the principles espoused in his own "gospels," The Philosophy of Jesus of Nazareth and The Life and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth. The conversation immediately follows the 6:30 p.m. performance on Tuesday, June 13, and is free to the general public with ticket purchase. Members of the press are invited to attend; advance reservations are required. (more...)

Contemporary American Theater Festival & Washington County Museum Of Fine Arts Collaborate for Summer Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

Costume and fashion exhibitions are experiencing increased popularity in metropolitan cities across the United States and Europe. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - May 27, 2017
by - May 27, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 27 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Say Yes! Collective to Bring All-Female THE TEMPEST to Hollywood Fringe
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Los Angeles ensemble theatre company Say Yes! Collective presents its latest production, The Tempest, a reimagining of Shakespeare's celebrated supernatural drama co-produced with the internationally acclaimed Hollywood Fringe Festival. (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: Which Movie Musicals Influenced HOLIDAY INN Choreographer Denis Jones? Find Out!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 9, 2017

While only on Broadway for a limited run, HOLIDAY INN swept audiences off their feet with its dazzling choreography and delightful musical numbers. The man behind magic is Denis Jones, who earned himself a Tony Nomination for Best Choreography for creating spectacular dance numbers set to the music of the legendary Irving Berlin. Below, watch as he delightfully confesses how he 'literally danced down the street' after learning he was nominated and what movie musicals influenced his work! (more...)

Opera Saratoga 2017 Summer Festival presents THE CRADLE WILL ROCK
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Opera Saratoga's Artistic and General Director Lawrence Edelson announced today complete casting for the three exciting new productions that will comprise the company's 2017 Summer Festival, which will build on the company's commitment to producing masterpieces from the operatic cannon, important American works, and works in which dance plays an integral role. In addition, a wide variety of free and ticketed concert events will be presented from May 28th through July 16th at venues throughout the region. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2017 Tony Nominees - DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Michael Greif
by Walter McBride - Jun 9, 2017

On May 3, the 2017 Tony nominees flocked to the Sofitel New York, where they met with the press for the first time since getting the big news. BroadwayWorld will continue bringing you coverage from the epic day over the next month, but for now, check out photos of Best Direction of a Musical nominee for Dear Evan Hansen- Michael Greif, as captured by Walter McBride! (more...)

Casting Announced for Opera Saratoga's 2017 Summer Festival Season, Featuring BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Opera Saratoga's Artistic and General Director Lawrence Edelson announced today complete casting for the three exciting new productions that will comprise the company's 2017 Summer Festival, which will build on the company's commitment to producing masterpieces from the operatic cannon, important American works, and works in which dance plays an integral role. In addition, a wide variety of free and ticketed concert events will be presented from May 28th through July 16th at venues throughout the region. (more...)

Centenary Stage Co. Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

                Music, dance and special events fill the Lackland Performing Arts Center as Centenary Stage Company announces its 2017 - 18 full season line up of events.  In addition to CSC's theatrical events the 2017 - 18 season will see the return of audience favorite series, such as, the January Thaw Music Festival and the annual Dance Fest all while hosting an array of exciting guest artists. (more...)

California Shakespeare Theater Presents THE GLASS MENAGERIE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

California Shakespeare Theater continues its 43rd Season with the play that made Tennessee Williams famous and secured his place in the American Classic canon. The Glass Menagerie is told through the illusion of Tom Wingfield's memory as he recounts an episode from his youth. (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: How Do You Make a Mega-Hit? Michael Greif Explains the Magic of DEAR EVAN HANSEN
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 7, 2017

An emotionally harrowing journey, DEAR EVAN HANSEN is a story that's hits home for a lot of its audience members. At the helm of this production is Michael Greif, who earned a Tony nomination for Best Director of a Musical for his part in bringing this story to life. Below, watch as he tries to remember when he first realized he wanted to be a director, and explain what it's like to constantly live in the world of DEAR EVAN HANSEN!  (more...)

Dee Roscioli and Paulo Szot to Open Record-Breaking EVITA at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's highly anticipated production of Evita will open with record-breaking ticket sales at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts at DeSales University in Center Valley, Pa. (more...)

Dee Roscioli and Paulo Szot Open EVITA at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's highly anticipated production of Evita will open with record-breaking ticket sales at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts at DeSales University in Center Valley, Pa. (more...)

Carole Demas and Sarah Rice to Celebrate Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt in THANK YOU FOR YOUR LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Broadway veterans Carole Demas, who originated the role of Sandy in Grease, and Sarah Rice, who originated the role of Johanna in Sweeney Todd, have teamed up to celebrate the music of Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt, composers of THE FANTASTICKS, 110 IN THE SHADE, I DO! I DO! and more. Demas and Rice have based their show on their 50 years of work and personal relationships with Jones and Schmidt.  (more...)

Classical Theatre of Harlem Announces Free Production of THREE MUSKETEERS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

The Classical Theatre of Harlem (Ty Jones, Producing Artistic Director) presents the New York premiere of The Three Musketeers, written by Catherine Bush and adapted from the classic novel by Alexandre Dumas. (more...)

SHAKESPEARE IN THE ARB: Nature and Theater, A Perfect Match
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

The 17th season of Shakespeare in the Arb begins June 8 returns with weekly performances of 'The Tempest,' directed by Kate Mendeloff of the University of Michigan Residential College and performed by students and local actors.   The al fresco production draws thousands of Shakespeare fans each June to the U-M's Nichols Arboretum to experience an outdoor performance where audience and cast travel through the Arb and the landscape provides a natural backdrop to the production. (more...)

Chinese Cinemas Screen Theatrical Performances From Abroad Including SHE LOVES ME
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Xinhua reports that a new season of live theatre screenings including 23 new titles from Britain, Moscow and Broadway, will hit China's big screens starting in July. (more...)

Charise Castro Smith's 'El Huracán' Takes Top Prize in Arizona Theatre Company 2017 National Latino Playwriting Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

El Huracan, Charise Castro Smith's heartfelt story of capturing love and loss, is the winner of Arizona Theatre Company's 2017 National Latino Playwriting Award. (more...)

62nd Annual Drama Desk Awards, Full List of 2017 Winners!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2017

The 62nd Annual Drama Desk Awards, hosted by Michael Urie, were held at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street) tonight, June 4th. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Tour of WAIT UNTIL DARK
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Graeme Brookes and Tim Treloar will play Croker and Roat respectively in Frederick Knott's thriller, WAIT UNTIL DARK. They join the previously announced Jack Ellis as Mike, Karina Jones as Susy and Oliver Mellor as Sam Henderson. Shannon Rewcroft and Thomas McCarron complete the cast as Gloria and Policeman. (more...)

Stage and Screen Actress Michele Martin Signs with Deraney PR
by TV News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Michele Martin is an award winning actress who recently signed on as Nora in the modern day adaptation of 'A Doll's House' opposite Sir Ben Kingsley. She can currently be seen in the Indie Film 'Blue,” alongside Kenny Johnson, Kelly McGillis and Sean Bridgers and The Last Rampage with Robert Patrick and Heather Graham.  This summer, she is due to play the role of iconic actress Natalie Wood in the world premiere play, “Avalon' at the acclaimed Edinburgh Fringe Festival.  (more...)

Daniel Reece, Michael Boatman, Kevin Cahoon, Meredith Garretson, Paul Whitty and More Line Up for Ken Ludwig's ROBIN HOOD! at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team of an exciting Globe-commissioned world premiere comedy, Ken Ludwig's Robin Hood! (more...)

New Orleans Shakespeare Festival to Bring THE TEMPEST to Tulane
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

The New Orleans Shakespeare Festival at Tulane, New Orleans' professional classical theatre company, will close out its 24th Season with a magical production of Shakespeare's The Tempest. (more...)

Go Jellyfishing for Tickets to SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS Starting Monday
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Tickets go on sale to the general public on Monday, June 26 at 10:00am ET for SpongeBob SquarePants on Broadway at The Palace Theatre (1564 Broadway - Broadway at 47th Street). Preview performances begin Monday, November 6th with an official opening on Monday, December 4th. (more...)

The Kilroys Unveil 4th Annual List of Recommended Plays, Featuring Works by Nwandu, FastHorse, Yee and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Continuing the fight to achieve gender parity in the American Theater, LA-based playwright/producer collective The Kilroys has facilitated its fourth annual List of industry-recommended new plays. (more...)

NYPD Cop Turned Actor James R Alexander Joins Cincinnati Shakespeare's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Long Island based actor and former NYPD police officer James R. Alexander has signed on for the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company's full 2017 - 18 season in Cincinnati Ohio. (more...)

Actors' Shakespeare Project Announces New Artistic Director Christopher V. Edwards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Actors' Shakespeare Project is excited to announce Christopher V. Edwards as the company's new Artistic Director. (more...)

Shakespeare Orange County Demolishes Racial Barriers with Multicultural Performances
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Amidst our country's heated discussions about racial tension, immigration laws, and travel bans, Shakespeare Orange County (SOC) uses art to convey messages of inclusion and diversity. They offer audiences a world in which classical English literature is blended with multicultural influences, resulting in colorful and unforgettable experiences. (more...)

Donja R. Love's SUGAR IN OUR WOUNDS to Explore Civil War LGBT Love at MTC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Just announced, Manhattan Theatre Club will produce the world premiere of Sugar in Our Wounds, a new play by Donja R. Love and directed by Saheem Ali (Twelfth Night for the Public Theater's Mobile Unit), as part of MTC's upcoming 2017-2018 season. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at California Shakespeare Theater's THE GLASS MENAGERIE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

California Shakespeare Theater continues its 43rd Season with the play that made Tennessee Williams famous and secured his place in the American Classic canon. The Glass Menagerie is told through the illusion of Tom Wingfield's memory as he recounts an episode from his youth. (more...)

AS YOU LIKE IT Comes to Antaeus, directed by Shakespeare Specialist Rob Clare
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Internationally recognized Shakespeare specialist Rob Clare directs one of the Bard's most popular and delightful romantic comedies, filled with shrewd observations about life, love and human nature. Antaeus Theatre Company presents a fully partner-cast production of As You Like It, opening July 27 and July 28 (one opening for each cast) at the Kiki & David Gindler Performing Arts Center in Glendale. Low-priced previews begin July 20. (more...)

Casting Announced for THE SEAGULL at Lyric Hammersmith
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

The Lyric Hammersmith today announces further casting for Simon Stephens's new version of Anton Chekhov's highly renowned play, The Seagull, directed by Artistic Director Sean Holmes. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for THE SECRET DIARY OF ADRIAN MOLE AGED 13 ¾ at Menier Chocolate Factory
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

The Menier Chocolate Factory today has announced the full company for their brand new production of Sue Townsend's The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 ¾ - The Musical which opens in Adrian's 50th birthday year. (more...)

BWW Review: North American Premiere of Bintley's TEMPEST Takes the Wortham by Storm
by Gary Laird - Jun 2, 2017

The Houston Ballet brings one of the most theatrical of the Bard's plays to life in a lavish production by choreographer David Bintley. No expense was spared; no stop un-pulled in this story of love, revenge, magic, and complicated skullduggery that this play provides in abundance. Or maybe overabundance. (more...)

Lantern Theater Company Announces Extension of ...DISCORD
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Lantern Theater Company announced today that its record-breaking 2016/17 season closing production of The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord will extend its run to meet audience demand and will now close on Sunday, July 9, 2017. The following performances have been added: (more...)

THE TEMPEST, Featuring Musicians from Kidznotes, to Play Raleigh Little Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

The Public Works project of The Public Theater in NYC presented its first play in 2013, showcasing 200 New Yorkers from all five boroughs, who shared the stage with professional actors and community partners. Now, this 90 minute musical version of an epic Shakespearean drama will be on stage for the first time in North Carolina as the culmination of Raleigh Little Theatre's Teens on Stage / Teens Backstage summer conservatory next month. 'The Tempest' is directed by Patrick Torres, Raleigh Little Theatre's Artistic Director. (more...)

Chicago Debuts of YANK! and PERFECT ARRANGEMENT Highlight Pride Films and Plays' 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Pride Films and Plays' 2017-18 season - its first full season in residence at the Pride Arts Center - will bring Chicago its first look at three plays that examine gay and lesbian lives in earlier decades of the 20th Century, according to Executive Director David Zak and Artistic Director Nelson Rodriguez. (more...)

Photo Flash: Lookingglass Theatre Company's Award-Winning Production of MOBY DICK
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Lookingglass Theatre Company concludes its 29th Season with its award-winning production of Moby Dick, adapted and directed by Ensemble Member David Catlin, from the book by Herman Melville, in association with The Actors Gymnasium. Moby Dick runs June 7 - September 3, 2017 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. The Press Opening is Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Trevor Nunn to Helm DESSERT World Premiere at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Following on from his success with Daytona at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket, Oliver Cotton, has written a new play for our time, Dessert. (more...)

Donmar Warehouse Announces 2017 Autumn Programme
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

The Donmar Warehouse announces today two new plays for the 2017 autumn period.  Internationally-acclaimed theatre artist, Yael Farber, makes her Donmar debut directing David Harrower's haunting Knives in Hens with full casting that includes Christian Cook, Judith Roddy and Matt Ryan.  This will be the play's first major London revival since its premiere in 1995, when it instantly established Harrower as one of the UK's leading playwrights.  (more...)

Second Thought to Close 2017 Season with World Premiere of THE NECESSITIES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Second Thought Theatre closes its 2017 season of change with the world premiere of The Necessities by Dallas-based playwright and artist Blake Hackler. Joel Ferrell, Associate Artistic Director for the Dallas Theater Center, returns to direct after previously directing Othello and Gruesome Playground Injuries for the company. (more...)

See THE PLEDGE at Brelby – Because Magic!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

An Illinois native, Jennifer Gantwerker made her theatrical debut at age eight in a summer camp production of Prejudice is an Ugly Color. (more...)

VIDEO: Daveed Diggs Delivers Rhythmic Baccalaureate Address to Brown University
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2017

Hamilton sensation and Brown University alumnus and honorary degree recipient Daveed Diggs returned to the college to give the class of a 2017 the baccalaureate address, and he did it in perfect fashion. With a rhythmic rap/poem, Diggs delivered words of inspiration and encouragement to the students. Watch the video, courtesy of Brown University on Facebook, below. (more...)

Notable Stage Artists Join Planet Connections' PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2017

A notable company of stage artists join a powerhouse team of playwrights and directors for Planet Connections' Playwrights for a Cause, Sunday, July 23, 2017 (more...)

Cast Complete for Iris Theatre's Open-Air Production of MACBETH at Covent Garden
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Final casting is revealed today for Iris Theatre's 10th anniversary immersive production of Macbeth, joining the previously announced David Hywel Baynes, who has returned from the US to star as Macbeth following his Best Actor Offie Award-nominated tour-de-force as King Richard in Richard III, also for Iris Theatre. (more...)

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Announces Casting for ROMEO & JULIET
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) announced today the complete cast of its 22nd production of Free Shakespeare on the Common, William Shakespeare's immortal drama Romeo & Juliet, directed by Allegra Libonati. Performances are free of charge, and will take place on the Boston Common, near the Parkman Bandstand.   (more...)

The Mighty Caesar to Present ONE WITH EVERYTHING at Edinburgh Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

The Mighty Caesar will present One With Everything, created and performed by Caesar at ASSEMBLY GEORGE SQUARE OMNITORIUM, running 2  - 28 August as part of Edinburgh Fringe 2017. (more...)

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