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The Weir is recognised as McPherson's masterpiece, winning the Evening Standard, Critics' Circle and Olivier Award for Best New Play in 1999. Josie Rourke's production is the first major British revival of this undoubted modern classic and marks the first West End transfer from the Donmar since her appointment as Artistic Director.


Fiasco's MEASURE FOR MEASURE and SHINING CITY Round Out Long Wharf's 2015-16 SeasonFiasco's MEASURE FOR MEASURE and SHINING CITY Round Out Long Wharf's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

Long Wharf Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, announces the final two titles of its 2015-16 season. (more...)

Irish Rep's THE WEIR Returning this SummerIrish Rep's THE WEIR Returning this Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

The Irish Repertory Theatre (Charlotte Moore, Artistic Director, and Ciaran O'Reilly, Producing Director) announces that the critically-acclaimed revival of Conor McPherson's The Weir, directed by Ciaran O'Reilly, will return this summer.  The Weir will begin previews on Tuesday, June 30th and will be performed through Sunday, August 23rd at the DR2 Theatre, located at 103 East 15th Street in Union Square (the Irish Rep's temporary home during renovation of its home base in Chelsea).  Opening Night is scheduled for Thursday, July 9th, 2015.  (more...)

God Save the Queen! Meet the Full Cast of THE AUDIENCE, Opening Tonight on BroadwayGod Save the Queen! Meet the Full Cast of THE AUDIENCE, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Mar 8, 2015

Academy Award winner Helen Mirren will return to Broadway this spring as Elizabeth II in Peter Morgan's The Audience, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Stephen Daldry. Opening Night is tonight, March 8, 2015; the limited engagement runs through June 28, 2015 at Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. Scroll down to learn more about the company! (more...)

FIFTH OF JULY Runs 4/17-5/17 at Aurora Theatre CompanyFIFTH OF JULY Runs 4/17-5/17 at Aurora Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Lanford Wilson's 'Talley Trilogy' continues on the Aurora Theatre Company main stage with FIFTH OF JULY. Aurora Artistic Director Tom Ross (A Bright New Boise, This Is How It Goes, Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance, The Shape of Things) helms FIFTH OF JULY, featuring Craig Marker (The Shape of Things, The Persians), Elizabeth Benedict, John Girot, Jennifer Le Blanc, Oceana Ortiz, Harold Pierce, Josh Schell, and Nanci Zoppi. FIFTH OF JULY plays April 17 through May 17 at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley. For tickets ($32-60) and information the public can call (510) 843-4822 or visit auroratheatre.org. (more...)

Tickets to MTC's Full 2015 Season Now on SaleTickets to MTC's Full 2015 Season Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Melbourne Theatre Company's 2015 Season is off to a brilliant and busy start with Jumpy and What Rhymes with Cars and Girls currently playing, Endgame in rehearsal and tickets to all remaining productions in the season on sale today. (more...)

Keith David, Hill Harper & More to Star in Lemon Andersen's TOAST at The PublicKeith David, Hill Harper & More to Star in Lemon Andersen's TOAST at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for the Public Lab production of TOAST, written by Lemon Andersen. Directed by Elise Thoron, TOAST begins previews on Tuesday, April 21 and runs through Sunday, May 10, with an official press opening on Tuesday, May 5. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Irish Rep's THE WEIR, Returning Off-Broadway TonightPhoto Flash: First Look at Irish Rep's THE WEIR, Returning Off-Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

The Irish Repertory Theatre's critically-acclaimed revival of Conor McPherson's The Weir, directed by Ciaran O'Reilly, return this summer. The Weir begins previews tonight, June 30th, and will be performed through Sunday, August 23rd at the DR2 Theatre, located at 103 East 15th Street in Union Square (the Irish Rep's temporary home during renovation of its home base in Chelsea). Opening Night is scheduled for Thursday, July 9th, 2015. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: SHINING CITY Opens at Barrington Stage CompanyPhoto Coverage: SHINING CITY Opens at Barrington Stage Company
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jun 22, 2015

Barrington Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson,  presented Conor McPherson's Shining City which runs from June 18 to July 11. BroadwayWorld was at opening night. (more...)

Barrington Stage's SHINING CITY Begins TomorrowBarrington Stage's SHINING CITY Begins Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2015

Barrington Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, will present Conor McPherson's Shining City from June 18 to July 11 with a press opening Sunday, June 21 at 3pm. (more...)

Dervla Kirwan & Joseph Millson Join Cast of Ian Kelly's MR FOOTE'S OTHER LEG at Hampstead TheatreDervla Kirwan & Joseph Millson Join Cast of Ian Kelly's MR FOOTE'S OTHER LEG at Hampstead Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

Hampstead Theatre has announced that Simon Russell Beale will be joined by Dervla Kirwan and Joseph Millson in the cast of Ian Kelly's new play about the dawn of celebrity. (more...)

OUTSIDE MULLINGAR Comes to Saint Michael's Playhouse, 7/15-25OUTSIDE MULLINGAR Comes to Saint Michael's Playhouse, 7/15-25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2015

Producing Artistic Director Chuck Tobin today announced the opening of the area premiere of John Patrick Shanley's new Irish comedy Outside Mullingar, which had its world premiere on Broadway last year.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Zawe Ashton, Michelle Fairley & More in Rehearsal for SPLENDOUR at Donmar WarehousePhoto Flash: Zawe Ashton, Michelle Fairley & More in Rehearsal for SPLENDOUR at Donmar Warehouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2015

In the opulent drawing room of the Presidential Palace, a Western photojournalist awaits the return of the dictator. She is here to take his portrait. The dictator's wife, her best friend and an interpreter wait with her. Prada shoes, vodka glasses and light fingers tap out the time. He is late, very late… (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes with Irish Rep's THE WEIR, Opening This WeekSTAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes with Irish Rep's THE WEIR, Opening This Week
by Stage Tube - Jul 7, 2015

The Irish Repertory Theatre welcomes the return of the critically-acclaimed revival of Conor McPherson's The Weir, directed by Ciaran O'Reilly, this summer. The Weir began previews on Tuesday, June 30th and will be performed through Sunday, August 23rd at the DR2 Theatre, located at 103 East 15th Street in Union Square (the Irish Rep's temporary home during renovation of its home base in Chelsea). Opening Night is scheduled for Thursday, July 9th, 2015. Click below to go behind the scenes with the cast and creative team! (more...)

Theatre Artists Studio's 2015-16 Season to Include THE WEIR, GRAND CONCOURSE & MoreTheatre Artists Studio's 2015-16 Season to Include THE WEIR, GRAND CONCOURSE & More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2015

The Studio has announced its 2015-2016 season. Here's a breakdown of currently scheduled events and dates! (more...)

Irish Rep Extends THE WEIRIrish Rep Extends THE WEIR
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

The Irish Repertory Theatre (Charlotte Moore, Artistic Director, and Ciaran O'Reilly, Producing Director) announces that the critically-acclaimed revival of Conor McPherson's The Weir, directed by Ciaran O'Reilly, will be extended through Sunday, September 6th, 2015 at the DR2 Theatre, located at 103 East 15th Street in Union Square (the Irish Rep's temporary home during renovation of its home base in Chelsea).  (more...)

Little Fish Theatre to Open AND THE STONES WILL CRY OUT, 8/7Little Fish Theatre to Open AND THE STONES WILL CRY OUT, 8/7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

Little Fish Theatre today announced the opening of quick­witted drama AND THE STONES WILL CRY OUT, an exciting original work by Little Fish company member David Graham. (more...)

Aurora Theatre to Present Bay Area Debut of MUD BLUE SKY, 8/28-9/27Aurora Theatre to Present Bay Area Debut of MUD BLUE SKY, 8/28-9/27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2015

Aurora Theatre Company opens its 24th season with the Bay Area Premiere of award-winning playwright Marisa Wegrzyn's (Hickorydickory, The Butcher of Baraboo) MUD BLUE SKY. (more...)

Photo Flash: Gloucester Stage Presents New England Premiere by Irish PlaywrightPhoto Flash: Gloucester Stage Presents New England Premiere by Irish Playwright
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2015

Gloucester Stage proudly presents the New England Premiere of Enda Walsh's The New Electric Ballroom from July 23 through August 15 at 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA. Check out photos from the production below! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 7/17/2015 - DRIVING MISS DAISY on TV, SOMETHING ROTTEN! CD and More!WAKE UP with BWW 7/17/2015 - DRIVING MISS DAISY on TV, SOMETHING ROTTEN! CD and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jul 17, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: A new junior version of CHILDREN OF EDEN hits the stage, DRIVING MISS DAISY screens on PBS, two Broadway cast recordings are released and more! (more...)

Nadine Garner Stars in THE WEIR, Opening Aug 20 at Arts Centre MelbourneNadine Garner Stars in THE WEIR, Opening Aug 20 at Arts Centre Melbourne
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2015

Much-loved actor Nadine Garner stars in The Weir, Conor McPherson's beautifully crafted, award-winning play that brings together the great Irish tradition of bar room tales and theatre's power as an arena for storytelling. Proving there's nothing more revealing than the stories we choose to tell, The Weir opens at 8pm Thursday 20 August at Arts Centre Melbourne, Fairfax Studio before touring to Hobart for a season at the Theatre Royal. (more...)

Irish Rep's DA Opens Tonight Off-BroadwayIrish Rep's DA Opens Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

Off-Broadway's award-winning Irish Repertory Theatre presents the third production of its 27th theatre season, a revival of Hugh Leonard's classic memory play, DA. Directed by Charlotte Moore, DA features a cast that includes Sean Gormley, Kristin Griffith, John Keating, Nicola Murphy, Paul O'Brien, Ciaran O'Reilly, Adam Petherbridge and Fiana Toibin. DA began previews on January 14, 2015. The production is scheduled to run through Sunday, March 8, 2015. The Opening Night is scheduled for tonight, January 22nd, 2015. (more...)

THE RULING CLASS Revival, Starring James McAvoy, Begins Previews in the West EndTHE RULING CLASS Revival, Starring James McAvoy, Begins Previews in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

Ron Cook (Mr Selfridge, Henry V, King Lear, Hot Fuzz) as Sir Charles Gurney, Kathryn Drysdale (Suspects, Love's Labour's Lost, Tripping Over, Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps) as Grace Shelley, Joshua McGuire (Privacy, Posh, About Time, Mr Turner) as Dinsdale Gurney and Anthony O'Donnell (The Captain of Kopenick, Skyfall, Matchpoint) as Daniel Tucker, join BAFTA winning James McAvoy, as Jack, the 14th Earl of Gurney, in the first West End revival of Peter Barnes' satirical comedy, The Ruling Class, directed by Jamie Lloyd, Artistic Director of Trafalgar Transformed. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Irish Rep's DA, Beginning Tonight Off-BroadwayPhoto Flash: First Look at Irish Rep's DA, Beginning Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

Off-Broadway's award-winning Irish Repertory Theatre presents the third production of its 27th theatre season, a revival of Hugh Leonard's classic memory play, DA. Directed by Charlotte Moore, DA features a cast that includes Sean Gormley, Kristin Griffith, John Keating, Nicola Murphy, Paul O'Brien, Ciaran O'Reilly, Adam Petherbridge andFiana Toibin. DA begins previews tonight, January 14, 2015. The production is scheduled to run through Sunday, March 8, 2015. The Opening Night is scheduled for Thursday, January 22nd, 2015. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Sean Gormley, Kristin Griffith & More Lead Irish Rep's Revival of DA, Beginning TonightSean Gormley, Kristin Griffith & More Lead Irish Rep's Revival of DA, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

Off-Broadway's award-winning Irish Repertory Theatre presents the third production of its 27th theatre season, a revival of Hugh Leonard's classic memory play, DA. (more...)

New Production of RUM AND VODKA to Play Citizens TheatreNew Production of RUM AND VODKA to Play Citizens Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

A new production of Rum and Vodka by seminal Irish playwright Conor McPherson is presented at the Citizens Theatre. (more...)

MTC Launches Sharing the Light Initiative with $5 Tickets for SchoolsMTC Launches Sharing the Light Initiative with $5 Tickets for Schools
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2015

The first of the four key components of MTC's Sharing the Light initiative, supported by Crown Resorts Foundation, has begun rolling out with $5 tickets to all MTC mainstage and education productions now available to eligible schools. (more...)

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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 9 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 31 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 30 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 29 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 28 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

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

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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 26 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 25 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 24 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 23 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 22 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 21 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of ENGAGEMENTS at Barrington Stage CompanyPhoto Coverage: Inside Opening Night of ENGAGEMENTS at Barrington Stage Company
by Stephen Sorokoff - Aug 20, 2015

Last night Barrington Stage Company presented the World Premiere of Engagements by Lucy Teitler and BroadwayWorld was there. Directed by Louisa Proske (BSC debut), Engagements stars (in their BSC debuts) Amanda Quaid (Irish Rep's The Weir) as Lauren, Kate Loprest (First Date) as Allison, Adam Gerber (George Street Playhouse The Whipping Man) as Ryan, Phoebe Strole (Spring Awakening) as Catherine, and Robert David Grant (Yale Rep Hamlet) as Mark. (more...)

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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 20 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 19 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Barrington Stage's ENGAGEMENTS by Lucy Teitler Opens TomorrowBarrington Stage's ENGAGEMENTS by Lucy Teitler Opens Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

Barrington Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, will present the sexy, millennial world premiere comedy Engagements by Lucy Teitler, from August 13-30 with a press opening Wednesday, August 19 at 7:30pm. (more...)

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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 18 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 16 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

John Richardson Steps Down as The Old Vic's  ProducerJohn Richardson Steps Down as The Old Vic's Producer
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2015

Matthew Warchus, Artistic Director of the Old Vic, has announced that John Richardson is to step down as Producer at the end of the month. He will maintain active connections with the Old Vic in a freelance role, working particularly on developing musicals with Warchus alongside other projects. (more...)

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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 13 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Irish Rep to Open Season with American Premiere of THE QUARE LANDIrish Rep to Open Season with American Premiere of THE QUARE LAND
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

The Irish Repertory Theatre announces the first production of its 28th theater season -- the American premiere of John McManus's THE QUARE LAND, directed by Ciaran O'Reilly.  Developed as part of the Irish Rep's Reading Series in 2014, THE QUARE LAND will be performed Tuesday, September 22 - Sunday, November 15, 2015 at the DR2 Theatre, located at 103 East 15th Street in Union Square (the Irish Rep's temporary home during renovation of its home base in Chelsea).  The Opening is scheduled for Thursday, October 1, 2015. (more...)

Leo Bill, Sian Brooke, Jim Norton & More to Join Benedict Cumberbatch in West End HAMLETLeo Bill, Sian Brooke, Jim Norton & More to Join Benedict Cumberbatch in West End HAMLET
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2015

Joining Benedict Cumberbatch, who plays the title role in Lyndsey Turner's production ofWilliam Shakespeare's Hamlet, are Leo Bill as Horatio, Sian Brooke as Ophelia,Anastasia Hille as Gertrude, Ciaran Hinds as Claudius, Kobna Holdbrook-Smith asLaertes and Jim Norton as Polonius. (more...)

Undermain Theatre's 2015-16 Season to Feature THE DROLL, THE NIGHT ALIVE & MoreUndermain Theatre's 2015-16 Season to Feature THE DROLL, THE NIGHT ALIVE & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

Katherine Owens, Artistic Director of Undermain Theatre has released the season line-up for 2015-16 saying,  "We are now in our in 32nd year of exploring new writing and revisiting seminal modern works at the Undermain Theatre. Next season we will present a powerful season of premieres, monumental drama, and cutting edge performance with four mainstage productions, each a portrait of a family, bound by blood or by circumstance, confronting the forces of darkness. Two world-premieres bookend a regional premiere of one of the contemporary stage's leading theatrical voices and a masterwork of modern drama by a man some call the father of the American Theater." (more...)

Curtain Call Podcast Announces Episode 8, With Special Guest Internationally Acclaimed Actor Miles AndersonCurtain Call Podcast Announces Episode 8, With Special Guest Internationally Acclaimed Actor Miles Anderson
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

Curtain Call Podcast, an audio podcast featuring hour-long interviews with diverse theater professionals, announces the release of Episode Eight (8) with special guest Miles Anderson available for free download starting April 1, 2015. (more...)

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