Photo Flash: First Look at George Brant's GROUNDED at Alley TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at George Brant's GROUNDED at Alley Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

Alley Theatre presents George Brant's tour de force production, Grounded. Director Jackson Gay collaborates with Alley Company Artist Elizabeth Bunch in this riveting one-woman show about a female fighter pilot's struggle to return to civilian life. Check out a first look below! (more...)

Julia Duffy to Star in SEX AND EDUCATION at Laguna PlayhouseJulia Duffy to Star in SEX AND EDUCATION at Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

Laguna Playhouse Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham is thrilled to announce the fifth show in the Laguna Playhouse 2015-2016 season, Julia Duffy starring in SEX AND EDUCATION, written by Lissa Levin and directed by Andrew Barnicle. (more...)

Paul McCartney Career-Spanning Compilation Out 6/10Paul McCartney Career-Spanning Compilation Out 6/10
by TV News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

Paul McCartney and his music need no introduction. Together with three of his friends, he changed the cultural landscape forever. (more...)

YOU ON THE MOORS NOW to Launch The Hypocrites' 20th Anniversary Season; Lineup Announced!YOU ON THE MOORS NOW to Launch The Hypocrites' 20th Anniversary Season; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

The Hypocrites has announced its 20th Anniversary Season, featuring five dynamic productions, including a world premiere musical adaptation and two Chicago premieres. The company is also thrilled to launch a new play development initiative, with its first-ever new play commissions. (more...)

UW Drama to Confront Police Brutality with Kia Corthron's FORCE CONTINUUMUW Drama to Confront Police Brutality with Kia Corthron's FORCE CONTINUUM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

The University of Washington School of Drama continues their 75th Anniversary Season with playwright and novelist Kia Corthron's explosive socio-political drama, Force Continuum. Second-year MFA directing candidate Malika Oyetimein will helm the project, which she chose for very personal reasons. (more...)

Connecticut Cabaret Theatre to Present THE CARDIGANS This SpringConnecticut Cabaret Theatre to Present THE CARDIGANS This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2016

The Connecticut Cabaret Theatre will present THE CARDIGANS, a musical conceived by Rick Lewis, produced and directed by Kris McMurray, and musically directed by Sean Lewis. The production runs April 1st through May 7th, 2016. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited & The Playroom Theatre to Host April TRU PanelTheater Resources Unlimited & The Playroom Theatre to Host April TRU Panel
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) and The Playroom Theatre present the April panel, Festivals: How to Get in 'em, What to Get out of 'em, on Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 7:30pm at The Playroom Theater, 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor, NYC 10036. Doors open at 7pm for networking and refreshments; roundtable introductions of everyone in the room will start at 7:30pm.  For more details visit http://truonline.org/events/festivals/ (more...)

Tony Winner Nina Arianda Joins David E. Kelly's Legal Drama TRIALTony Winner Nina Arianda Joins David E. Kelly's Legal Drama TRIAL
by TV News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

Nina Arianda has signed on to be a series regular in Amazon's upcoming original drama series TRIAL from executive producer David E. Kelley. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 3/23/2016 - LES MIZ Turns Two and More!Broadway AM Report, 3/23/2016 - LES MIZ Turns Two and More!
by Jessica Khan - Mar 23, 2016

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: LES MISERABLES celebrates its 2nd anniversary on Broadway, and SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s Eric Sciotto takes over BWW's Twitter today! (more...)

2016 Lucille Lortel Awards Date Set; Suzan-Lori Parks & James Houghton to be Honored2016 Lucille Lortel Awards Date Set; Suzan-Lori Parks & James Houghton to be Honored
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2016

The Off-Broadway League today announced details for the 2016 Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. The 31st Annual Lucille Lortel Awards will be handed out on Sunday, May 1, 2016 at NYU Skirball Center, beginning at 7:00pm EST.  (more...)

The Liminal Playhouse Sets 2016-17 SeasonThe Liminal Playhouse Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

While preparing to open "Melancholy Play: A Contemporary Farce" by Sarah Ruhl on Thursday, March 24 at The Henry Clay Theatre, Artistic Director Tony Prince and Producing Director Richard McGrew announce the 2016-2017 season of The Liminal Playhouse.  (more...)

VIDEO UPDATE: THAT'SWHATSHESAID Playwright Courtney Meaker and Creator/Performer Erin Pike Reflect on Copyright ControversyVIDEO UPDATE: THAT'SWHATSHESAID Playwright Courtney Meaker and Creator/Performer Erin Pike Reflect on Copyright Controversy
by Michael Dale - Mar 22, 2016

The play made up of dialogue from the female characters of 2014-2015's 10 most frequently produced American plays received a cease and desist in February. (more...)

BWW Review: GELSEY KIRKLAND BALLET Experiments with an Illusionary RealityBWW Review: GELSEY KIRKLAND BALLET Experiments with an Illusionary Reality
by Christina Pandolfi - Mar 21, 2016

The talented Gelsey Kirkland Ballet tackled Michael Chernov's daring new ballet, Stealing Time, this past Friday night at their modern waterfront theatre in DUMBO, Brooklyn. Set to hauntingly percussive compositions by Kurt Weill, Stealing Time explored love, desire  and the inescapability of time with a penchant for the dramatic, adapted and inspired by themes from Tennessee Williams' Camino Real. (more...)

Kitchen Theatre Company Artistic Director Announces RetirementKitchen Theatre Company Artistic Director Announces Retirement
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

Kitchen Theatre Company Artistic Director Rachel Lampert has informed the Board of Directors that the 2016-2017 / 26th Season will be her final season at the theater. 'Next season will be my twentieth as Artistic Director, and I feel that is a milestone and an appropriate time to start new endeavors - my third act. I wanted to be sure the Board of Directors had ample time to find the next Artistic Director, so I have let them know of my plans,' says Lampert. Lampert's tenure has been marked by Kitchen Theatre Company's evolution from a struggling upstart to an established cultural center for Ithaca, Tompkins County and Central New York. She has championed the work of artists of color, women and LGBTQ writers, directors and actors. As a producer, she is recognized for her savvy ability to choose seasons that keep subscribers returning while provocatively pushing the envelope and always maintaining the core mission that 'important conversations happen in the Kitchen.' (more...)

MET's 12th Annual Retro Prom Set for 4/2MET's 12th Annual Retro Prom Set for 4/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

Maryland Ensemble Theatre's (MET) annual Retro Prom is returning for the twelfth straight year this April 2nd. (more...)

Stage Left to Present VENUS IN FUR on 4/7Stage Left to Present VENUS IN FUR on 4/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2016

John Langs, the Artistic Director of ACT, is currently rehearsing Stage Left's two-person cast in Seattle, getting ready to open this Tony award-winning, provocative, smart and hilarious play, 'Venus in Fur' by David Ives, at the SJC Fairgrounds on April 7th. We're very excited as this represents another move forward for ISL and will showcase our two new Associate Artistic Directors for this season, Ty and Cassandra Boice.  (more...)

TCG Publishes Suzan-Lori Parks' THE BOOK OF GRACETCG Publishes Suzan-Lori Parks' THE BOOK OF GRACE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) has announced the publication of The Book of Grace by Suzan-Lori Parks. The play premiered at The Public Theater in New York City in the spring of 2010, with subsequent productions in 2011 at the ZACH Theatre in Austin and Company One Theatre in Boston. (more...)

Jungle Theater's CONSTELLATIONS Opens 4/15Jungle Theater's CONSTELLATIONS Opens 4/15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

The Jungle's 26th Season continues with the regional premiere of CONSTELLATIONS by British playwright Nick Payne, starring Ivey Award-winning Anna Sundberg (Venus in Fur, Detroit) and Ron Menzel (Macbeth, Orson Welles Rehearses 'Moby Dick'). Gary Gisselman, who directed last summer's Jungle hit, You Can't Take It With You, is at the helm of this sophisticated, sexy two-character drama. Constellations opens April 15 and runs through May 29 at the Lyn-Lake neighborhood theater, 2951 Lyndale Ave. S. in Minneapolis. (more...)

Midori Joins Pacific Symphony for Erich Korngold's Violin Concerto, 4/28Midori Joins Pacific Symphony for Erich Korngold's Violin Concerto, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

Mesmerizing virtuoso, former child prodigy and so famous she goes by one name—Midori—joins Pacific Symphony to perform Erich Korngold's achingly beautiful Violin Concerto, which the composer reimagined from four of his acclaimed film scores. The exquisite program is led by Grammy and Juno award-winning music director of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Bramwell Tovey, of whom Musical America has called: “One of the most versatile and charismatic musicians in the world.” Tovey also leads the orchestra in grand and thrilling music inspired by the galaxy—Gustav Holst's dramatic interpretation of the cosmos, “The Planets,” enhanced by the voices of the women of Pacific Chorale (John Alexander, artistic director); plus, Debussy's luminous piano piece, “Clair de Lune,” orchestrated by the legendary Leopold Stokowski.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Patti LuPone, Victoria Clark, Marin Mazzie & More Celebrate Sondheim at Classic Stage Company GalaPhoto Flash: Patti LuPone, Victoria Clark, Marin Mazzie & More Celebrate Sondheim at Classic Stage Company Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

The women took the center stage last night at The Ladies Who Sing Sondheim- a gala benefit for Off-Broadway's esteemed Classic Stage Company. The evening was and directed by Tony Award winner John Doyle, who will become the company's new Artistic Director in July.  The evening included performances from Sondheim's canon by Patti LuPone (Gypsy), Victoria Clark (The Light in the Piazza), Cynthia Erivo (The Color Purple), Joaquina Kalukango (The Color Purple), Judy Kuhn (Fun Home, CSC's Passion), Marin Mazzie (Kiss Me, Kate) and Alexandra Silber(Fiddler on the Roof). Check out photos from the epic night below! (more...)

bergenPAC to Welcome Frankie Avalon, 5/21bergenPAC to Welcome Frankie Avalon, 5/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

? Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey presents Frankie Avalon - Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 8PM. Purchase tickets at www.ticketmaster.com or Box Office at 201.227.1030.  (more...)

The Producers Club Presents Short Plays Program This Weekend in PRESSURE-NOT ME!The Producers Club Presents Short Plays Program This Weekend in PRESSURE-NOT ME!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

Tall Tale Productions in association with The Producers Club presents 'Pressure-NOT ME!' an evening of five new short plays written by three of New York's hottest emerging writers and performed by New York's hippest new actors April 7-10, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 7:30 pm, and a matinee Saturday, April 9 at 2 p.m. at The Producers Club, Royal Theater, 358 W. 44th Street, New York, NY. (more...)

Esa-Pekka Salonen to Conduct ELEKTRA, Starring Nina Stemme, at Met OperaEsa-Pekka Salonen to Conduct ELEKTRA, Starring Nina Stemme, at Met Opera
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

Legendary director Patrice Chéreau's final work, an acclaimed staging of Richard Strauss's tragedy Elektra, comes to the Met April 14 with Esa-Pekka Salonen leading a cast headed by Nina Stemme in her first Met performances of the bloodthirsty princess. (more...)

LUMIX GX85 - High Image Quality and High Performance Packed in a Compact BodyLUMIX GX85 - High Image Quality and High Performance Packed in a Compact Body
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

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Coach Melvin and Two World-renowned Doctors Launch 'The Book on Internal STRESS Release: Get Powerful Health and Nutritional Secrets'Coach Melvin and Two World-renowned Doctors Launch 'The Book on Internal STRESS Release: Get Powerful Health and Nutritional Secrets'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

LOS ANGELES, April 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ If you are relying on youthfulness and the modern-day extreme 'fitness' craze to secure your perpetual health, you're asking your heart to pump massive volumes of blood for hours at a time, which can lead to long-term damage and reverse the huge health and life expectancy advantages of programs like Qigong or Tai Chi Chuan. Top athletes are 'dropping' due to issues like: (more...)

Breaking News: Melissa Errico, Claybourne Elder, Sarah Stiles & More to Star in Encores! DO I HEAR A WALTZ?Breaking News: Melissa Errico, Claybourne Elder, Sarah Stiles & More to Star in Encores! DO I HEAR A WALTZ?
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

Encores! Artistic Director Jack Viertel today announced casting for the Encores! production of Do I Hear a Waltz?, the romantic, rarely-seen 1965 musical that marked the only collaboration of Richard Rodgers and Stephen Sondheim. Do I Hear a Waltz? will star Claybourne Elder, Melissa Errico, Sarah Hunt, Zachary Infante, Cass Morgan, Richard Poe, Michael Rosen, Sarah Stiles, and Richard Troxell. The ensemble includes Kristine Bendul, Paloma Garcia-Lee, Jenny Laroche, Jennifer Locke, Nathan Madden, Skye Mattox, Devin Roberts, Manny Stark, and Alex Wong. (more...)

Suzan-Lori Parks Named Residency One Playwright for Signature's 2016-17 SeasonSuzan-Lori Parks Named Residency One Playwright for Signature's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

Signature Theatre has announced that Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks will be the Residency One Playwright for the 2016-2017 season. (more...)

Tony-Award Nominee & Emmy Award-Winner Liz Callaway Makes San Diego Debut at Martinis Above Fourth on 5/10Tony-Award Nominee & Emmy Award-Winner Liz Callaway Makes San Diego Debut at Martinis Above Fourth on 5/10
by Louisa Brady - Apr 30, 2016

Martinis Above Fourth Table + Stage, in association with Chris Isaacson Presents, is thrilled to present Emmy Award-winner and Tony Award-nominee Liz Callaway as she makes her San Diego debut at MA4 to celebrate the West Coast release of her latest CD, The Essential Liz Callaway, on Tuesday, May 10 at 8PM. (more...)

Head to Chelsea Tomorrow for The Midwest Literary WalkHead to Chelsea Tomorrow for The Midwest Literary Walk
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

The Midwest Literary Walk is the annual Spring afternoon event in downtown Chelsea, MI celebrating the power of books, authors, literature and poetry in everyday life.  This year's event will be held on Saturday, April 30, from 1:00 - 5:00 pm in Chelsea, MI. (more...)

Liz Callaway Set for Rubicon Theatre Company's Broadway Musical Concert SeriesLiz Callaway Set for Rubicon Theatre Company's Broadway Musical Concert Series
by Adam Jay - Apr 27, 2016

Rubicon Theatre Company is pleased to present the sensational Broadway icon LIZ CALLAWAY in her stellar cabaret act as the third offering in the annual Janet and Mark L. Goldenson Broadway Musical Concert Series. A Tony® Nominee and Emmy Award-winning actress, singer and recording artist, LIZ CALLAWAY's cabaret features her favorite Broadway show tunes, songs from movie musicals and pop hits from the 1960s. Having performed to rave reviews at venues from New York's Rainbow & Stars and Metropolitan Room, to the Donmar Warehouse in London, LIZ CALLAWAY brings her crystal-clear Broadway belt to Ventura for three performances only, Saturday,May 7 at 2 and 8 p.m. and Sunday, May 8 at 2 p.m. (more...)

Liz Callaway to Celebrate New 'ESSENTIAL' Album in LA and San DiegoLiz Callaway to Celebrate New 'ESSENTIAL' Album in LA and San Diego
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Chris Isaacson Presents has announced the engagement for Liz Callaway: THE ESSENTIAL LIZ CALLAWAY, coming to the Catalina Bar & Grill, 6725 Sunset Bl, Hollywood, Calif., for an exclusive, one-night-only engagement on May 9 at 8:30 PM, celebrating the West Coast release of her newest CD. (more...)

John Perkins of THE NEW CONFESSIONS OF AN ECONOMIC HIT MAN to Present Book Signing, 5/6John Perkins of THE NEW CONFESSIONS OF AN ECONOMIC HIT MAN to Present Book Signing, 5/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Hilton | Asmus Contemporary presents John Perkins, former economist and author of 'Confessions of an Economic Hit Man,' which remained on the NY Times bestseller list for 73 weeks. Since its release in 2004, the book has sold more than 1.25 million copies worldwide and been translated into 32 languages. Perkins will be in Chicago on May 6th for a book signing and lecture of the follow-up to his bestseller, 'The New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man' at Hilton | Asmus Contemporary, 716 N. Wells in River North. (more...)

New REELZ Original Series 'NATIONAL ENQUIRER INVESTIGATES Premieres 5/28New REELZ Original Series 'NATIONAL ENQUIRER INVESTIGATES Premieres 5/28
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

REELZ today announced that its new original documentary series National Enquirer Investigates will premiere Saturday, May 28, at 9pm ET/PT (more...)

The Drama League Reveals Recipients of 2016 Directors Project FellowshipsThe Drama League Reveals Recipients of 2016 Directors Project Fellowships
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

The Drama League has announced the 11 stage directors who have been selected as the 2016 Directing Fellows of The Drama League Directors Project: Noa Egozi, Drew Feldman, Sara Holdren, Candis Jones, Yavor Kostov, Katie Lupica, James Palmer, Jesca Prudencio, Ilana Ransom Toeplitz, Chloe Treat, Shaun Patrick Tubbs. More information can be found at www.dramaleague.org (more...)

Gulfshore Playhouse to Present THE WHO AND THE WHATGulfshore Playhouse to Present THE WHO AND THE WHAT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Gulfshore Playhouse (www.GulfshorePlayhouse.org) - Southwest Florida's premier professional theatre - is pleased to announce its upcoming production of The Who and the What, a poignant and funny play about identity, religion, and the contradictions that make us who we are from Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Ayad Akhtar, scheduled for April 30 through May 15 at The Norris Center in Naples. (more...)

BWW Previews: NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT is gettin' it at Virginia Musical TheatreBWW Previews: NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT is gettin' it at Virginia Musical Theatre
by Emel Ertugrul - Apr 22, 2016

BWW Previews: NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT is gettin' it at Virginia Musical Theatre (more...)

Syracuse University's Department of Drama to Wrap Season with A FLEA IN HER EARSyracuse University's Department of Drama to Wrap Season with A FLEA IN HER EAR
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

Syracuse University's Department of Drama concludes its 2015-2016 season with David Ives' new version of French playwright Georges Feydeau's bedroom farce A Flea in Her Ear. Directed by Stephen Cross, this production runs May 6-14 at the Storch Theatre in the Syracuse Stage/SU Drama Complex. The opening night performance is scheduled for Saturday, May 7 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Lifetime Announces 2016-17 Development Slate Including Projects from Selena Gomez, Janet Jackson & MoreLifetime Announces 2016-17 Development Slate Including Projects from Selena Gomez, Janet Jackson & More
by TV News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

Lifetime announced today a bold new programming slate and a new multi-platform initiative dedicated to growing the network's leadership position as the ultimate destination for women's entertainment. (more...)

BWW Review: FIGHTING SHADOWS - An L.A. Story of Love and RedemptionBWW Review: FIGHTING SHADOWS - An L.A. Story of Love and Redemption
by Ellen Dostal - Apr 20, 2016

We tell a lot of stories in the theatre. Here in Los Angeles, however, we don't often tell stories that are authentically home-grown. FIGHTING SHADOWS is that rare exception, a deeply personal story of a Mexican-American boy who grew up in east L.A., survived abuse, gangs, prison, and drugs, ultimately overcoming every bad card dealt him. It is an important story and an especially meaningful one told with unflinching honesty and hard-won humility. (more...)

ANGELS IN AMERICA Begins Performances Next Month at Heath Ledger TheatreANGELS IN AMERICA Begins Performances Next Month at Heath Ledger Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

Black Swan State Theatre Company are proud to present the WA Premiere of one of the most successful plays of the modern era,  Angels in America, Part I Millennium Approaches by Tony Kushner in the Heath Ledger Theatre, State Theatre Centre of WA from Saturday 28 May to Sunday 19 June 2016. (more...)

Drag, Shakespeare and More Slated for CoHo's Summerfest 2016; Lineup Announced!Drag, Shakespeare and More Slated for CoHo's Summerfest 2016; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

CoHo has announced its Summerfest 2016 lineup. Four shows in four weekends will feature an unknown drag legend, a masked Shakespearean fanfic, an acrobatic Downton Abbey, and laughable panic attacks. (more...)

Jim Schubin and Brian Vu Win Top Prizes in 2016 Lotte Lenya CompetitionJim Schubin and Brian Vu Win Top Prizes in 2016 Lotte Lenya Competition
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

Jim Schubin of Plainsboro, NJ, and Brian Vu of Los Angeles, both earned top prizes in the 2016 Lotte Lenya Competition, sponsored by the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music and held on April 16, 2016 in Kilbourn Hall of the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY. (more...)

San Diego Repertory Theatre Presents RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURNSan Diego Repertory Theatre Presents RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2016

San Diego Repertory Theatre (San Diego REP) presents "Rapture, Blister, Burn," the 2013 Pulitzer Prize finalist hit comedy from "House of Cards" writer Gina Gionfriddo, for its sixth and final show of the 40th anniversary season. REP Co-Founder and Artistic Director Sam Woodhouse directs this play that the New York Times calls "intensely smart and immensely funny," and has been called "a smart, funny, and lightning-paced look at feminism" by New York Daily News. The show's run begins on Thursday, April 21, 2016 and plays through Sunday, May 15, 2016 with an opening night on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 7 p.m. in the Lyceum Space Theatre at San Diego REP in Horton Plaza. (more...)

Gabriel Ebert, Michael Urie & More Set for The Acting Company's Reading of Wilde's AN IDEAL HUSBANDGabriel Ebert, Michael Urie & More Set for The Acting Company's Reading of Wilde's AN IDEAL HUSBAND
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

The Acting Company will continue its 2016 John McDonald Salon Series with a reading of Oscar Wilde's beloved comedy An Ideal Husband on Monday, April 18th at 7 PM at the Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater at the West Side YMCA, 10 W. 64th Street, New York, NY. Single tickets are $35 and include a post-show reception with the cast. The performance is sold out. For waitlist information, call (212) 258-3111 or visit www.theactingcompany.org.  (more...)

Fulton Theatre to Present Re-Invented GHOST: THE MUSICAL, 4/19Fulton Theatre to Present Re-Invented GHOST: THE MUSICAL, 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

 The "nationally regarded" Fulton Theatre and Maine State Music Theatre present the exclusive premiere of the new chamber version of Ghost: The Musical through May 14 (Performances at Maine State Music Theatre are June 8 - June 25, 2016). The romantic and heart-wrenching story will feature a cast of 10, focusing on the central characters of the original story, with a 6 piece orchestra. New acoustic versions of the songs from the original Broadway production will include, "Unchained Melody," "Here Right Now,"  "Suspend My Disbelief - I Had a Life," and more! (more...)

Rendah Heywood Joins Delphi Harrington and More in Rising Circle's THIS TIMERendah Heywood Joins Delphi Harrington and More in Rising Circle's THIS TIME
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

Inspired by the memoirs of a Muslim woman who fought for her independence at a turning point in Egypt's modern history, THIS TIME is a lush new play about regret, romance, and familial responsibility. (more...)

Signature Theatre's New Season Will Include Works by Suzan-Lori Parks, Will Eno, Annie Baker & More!Signature Theatre's New Season Will Include Works by Suzan-Lori Parks, Will Eno, Annie Baker & More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

Signature Theatre (James Houghton, Founding Artistic Director; Erika Mallin, Executive Director) just announced the 2016-17 Season at the company's Frank Gehry-designed Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). Signature is proud to continue the groundbreakingSignature Ticket Initiative: A Generation of Access, its one-of-a-kind commitment to providing subsidized, affordable tickets to every seat at every performance during a production's regular run. All tickets will be $30 for the 2016-17 Season and for the next 5 years. (more...)

Perlman, Wolfson, Hildreth & de Waal Star to Lead Industry Presentation of New Musical A DOG STORYPerlman, Wolfson, Hildreth & de Waal Star to Lead Industry Presentation of New Musical A DOG STORY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

Seaglass Theatrical will stage an invite only industry presentation of the new musical A Dog Story directed by Daniel Goldstein (Godspell). The musical written by Eric H. Weinberger (book) and Gayla D. Morgan (music/lyrics) and musical direction by Emily Marshall will take place on April 21, 2016 at 2PM at the Davenport Black Box Theatre (West 45th Street). (more...)

TRIP OF LOVE to Play 200th Performance Off-Broadway TomorrowTRIP OF LOVE to Play 200th Performance Off-Broadway Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

Trip of Love, the 1960's pop music spectacular,will celebrate its 200th performance this Tuesday, April 12 at Stage 42 (422 W 42nd Street). Since opening night on October 18 2015, audiences have taken in... (more...)

Canadian Stage to Close 2015-16 Season with Pair of World PremieresCanadian Stage to Close 2015-16 Season with Pair of World Premieres
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

Two world premiere plays by acclaimed Governor General's Award-winning playwright Jordan Tannahill (Concord Floral, Late Company) will close Canadian Stage's 15.16 season. A bold and refreshingly current re-telling of two events - one historic, one mythic- Botticelli in the Fire & Sunday in Sodom feature Salvatore Antonio, Valerie Buhagiar, Nicola Correia-Damude, Stephen Jackman-Torkoff, Christopher Morris and Alon Nashman, and are directed respectively by Matjash Mrozewski and Estelle Shook, 2015 graduates of York University's MFA Program in Theatre - Stage Direction in Collaboration with Canadian Stage. (more...)

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