McCarter Theatre Center Sets Cast of THE PIANO LESSONMcCarter Theatre Center Sets Cast of THE PIANO LESSON
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

A struggle between a family's enduring legacy and its chance for a brighter future takes center stage in The Piano Lesson: one of the most critically-acclaimed productions in August Wilson's landmark ten-play American Century Cycle. (more...)

Broadway's 'CURIOUS INCIDENT' Launches Digital Lottery TodayBroadway's 'CURIOUS INCIDENT' Launches Digital Lottery Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2016

Still waiting for HAMILTON lottery tickets? There are plenty of other amazing shows on the Great White Way now offering a digital opportunity to nab tickets, including the Tony Award-winning production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, which just launched its own lottery today. (more...)

Cast Set for FLY at Pasadena Playhouse This Winter; Play Heads Off-Broadway This SpringCast Set for FLY at Pasadena Playhouse This Winter; Play Heads Off-Broadway This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

The West Coast premiere of The Pasadena Playhouse/Crossroads Theatre Company production of FLY, by Trey Ellis and Ricardo Khan, and inspired by the American Heroism of the Tuskegee Airmen, has found its cast. (more...)

Tony Winner Tamara Tunie & More to Star in Danai Gurira's FAMILIAR at Playwrights HorizonsTony Winner Tamara Tunie & More to Star in Danai Gurira's FAMILIAR at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

  Playwrights Horizons has announced casting for FAMILIAR, the New York premiere of a new play by Obie Award winner Danai Gurira (the Broadway-bound Eclipsed, In the Continuum, The Convert, Michonne on AMC's "The Walking Dead").  Directed by Rebecca Taichman (Stage Kiss, Milk Like Sugar at PH; The Oldest Boy; Marie Antoinette; Luck of the Irish; Orlando), the play is the fourth production of the theater company's 2015/2016 Season.    (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 31, 2016BWW's On This Day - January 31, 2016
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 31 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 30, 2016BWW's On This Day - January 30, 2016
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 30 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Berkeley Rep Sets Full Cast of MACBETH, Starring Conleth Hill & Frances McDormandBerkeley Rep Sets Full Cast of MACBETH, Starring Conleth Hill & Frances McDormand
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

Berkeley Rep presents Shakespeare's dark and violent tragedy on the Roda Stage. This classic exploration of the ominous side of ambition tells the story of a couple bound together in their thirst for the Scottish throne. Driven by an evil prophesy and his scheming wife, Macbeth kills the king and claims his crown, thus beginning a moral descent into a reign of terror. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 29, 2016BWW's On This Day - January 29, 2016
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 29 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

THE GOODBYE ROOM to Premiere at The Bridge Theatre, 3/3-19THE GOODBYE ROOM to Premiere at The Bridge Theatre, 3/3-19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

Following their NYITA-nominated inaugural production, Happy Few Theatre Company presents the world premiere of the goodbye room, a thoughtful family drama, written by the company's co-artistic director Eric Gilde.  Fourteen performances will be staged from March 3-19, 2016 at The Bridge Theatre at Shetler Studios, 244 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019.  (more...)

BWW Interview: RUSALKA Light Director, Paule Constable, Talks Dvorák's 'Most Romantic Opera'BWW Interview: RUSALKA Light Director, Paule Constable, Talks Dvorák's 'Most Romantic Opera'
by Katricia Lang - Jan 27, 2016

The visually appetizing lyrical opera RUSALKA hits the Houston Grand Opera stage as part of the Glyndebourne Tour. Composed by Antonin Dvorak and written by poet Jaroslav Kvapil in 1900, RUSALKA is a rather tragic fairytale about an ill-fated love affair between a water sprite (or rusalka) and a prince. (more...)

BWW TV: Jim Broadbent-Led A CHRISTMAS CAROL Enters Final Week of PerformancesBWW TV: Jim Broadbent-Led A CHRISTMAS CAROL Enters Final Week of Performances
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 26, 2016

Last chance to see Academy Award-winner Jim Broadbent's triumphant return to the stage in A Christmas Carol at the Noel Coward Theatre. Must end its limited run on Saturday 30 January. (more...)

Kit Harington to Lead DOCTOR FAUSTUS in the West End; Jamie Lloyd to DirectKit Harington to Lead DOCTOR FAUSTUS in the West End; Jamie Lloyd to Direct
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

Kit Harington will return to the London stage to play the title role in an anarchic production of Doctor Faustus at the Duke of York's Theatre, London, from 9th April 2016. Directed by Jamie Lloyd, Christopher Marlowe's masterwork, with two acts by Colin Teevan, will preview from Monday 9th April 2016, booking until Saturday 4th June. (more...)

Jennie Reznek's Solo Show I TURNED AWAY AND SHE WAS GONE Set for Magnet TheatreJennie Reznek's Solo Show I TURNED AWAY AND SHE WAS GONE Set for Magnet Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

South African theatre legend Jennie Reznek returns to the stage by popular demand in I I TURNED AWAY AND SHE WAS GONE. (more...)

Lineup Announced for 'Festival of the Emerging Musical' in PhiladelphiaLineup Announced for 'Festival of the Emerging Musical' in Philadelphia
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

The University of the Arts' Ira Brind School of Theater Arts announces the 2016 lineup for Polyphone, a "festival of the emerging musical" on the UArts campus in Philadelphia.  Running March 20-27, the 2016 the Polyphone festival produces staged concerts of new musicals and re-imagined canonical works offering professional composers, librettists and directors an opportunity to develop their work among the rich creative community of the Brind School at UArts.  The festival will program five musicals, including both classical and new works, with three performances each.   (more...)

Photo Coverage: Producers Stewart F. Lane and Bonnie Comley Unveil Portrait at Sardi's!Photo Coverage: Producers Stewart F. Lane and Bonnie Comley Unveil Portrait at Sardi's!
by Jennifer Broski - Jan 22, 2016

Just yesterday,  the Actors Fund of America hosted a champagne reception honoringTony Award winning producers Stewart F. Lane and Bonnie Comely (On Your Feet!, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, China Doll, War Horse) to celebrate the unveiling of their new portrait at Sardi's. BroadwayWorld wa sthere for the special occasion and you can check out photos below! (more...)

Paper Canoe Theater Company to Present LIGHT: A DARK COMEDYPaper Canoe Theater Company to Present LIGHT: A DARK COMEDY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

 Paper Canoe Theater Company, a devised theatre company for families, presents Light: A Dark Comedy by Greg Steinbruner, in partnership with Triskelion Arts, at the Muriel Schulman Theater. (more...)

Ensemble Studio Theatre Sets Spring 2016 SeasonEnsemble Studio Theatre Sets Spring 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

ENSEMBLE STUDIO THEATRE has announced the continuation of the EST 2015-2016 season. PLEASE CONTINUE by Frank Basloe, directed by William Carden, and presented in association with The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, will begin performances on February 3, 2016 and officially opens Thursday February 11, for a limited run through February 28, 2016. EST, in association with The Radio Drama Network, and Page 73 Productions will present the world premiere of KENTUCKY, by Leah Nanako Winkler, directed by Morgan Gould, which will begin performances in April for a limited run. Both productions will take place at EST's Curt Dempster Theatre (549 W. 52nd Street, New York, NY 10019). (more...)

Theater Reconstruction Ensemble's RHINBECCA, NY to Play The Brick This SpringTheater Reconstruction Ensemble's RHINBECCA, NY to Play The Brick This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

Theater Reconstruction Ensemble presents the world premiere of RHINBECCA, NY, created and performed by Theater Reconstruction Ensemble, and conceived and directed by John Kurzynowski. RHINBECCA, NY runs from March 4 - 19, 2016 in a limited engagement at The Brick, located at 579 Metropolitan Avenue between Union Avenue and Lorimer Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE PIANO LESSON at McCarter is a Must-See!BWW Reviews: THE PIANO LESSON at McCarter is a Must-See!
by Sarah Vander Schaaff - Jan 20, 2016

Jade King Carroll directs an all-star cast in August Wilson's powerful play at McCarter Theatre. (more...)

Broadway Vet Matt Doyle to Celebrate UNCONTROLLED Album Release at LPR Next MonthBroadway Vet Matt Doyle to Celebrate UNCONTROLLED Album Release at LPR Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

Broadway veteran Matt Doyle (THE BOOK OF MORMON, War Horse, SPRING AWAKENING) will release his first full-length album -- UNCONTROLLED -- on February 26th, 2016. He is thrilled to celebrate the release of the album at Le Poisson Rouge. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 19, 2016BWW's On This Day - January 19, 2016
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 19 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 18, 2016BWW's On This Day - January 18, 2016
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 18 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

'TIL DEATH DO US PART Presented at the Overtures Series'TIL DEATH DO US PART Presented at the Overtures Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2016

Gallery Players presents 'TIL DEATH DO US PART, a New Musical by Bobby Cronin & Caroline Prugh, presented as part of the Overtures Series at the Gallery Players. (more...)

VIDEO: ECLIPSED Playwright Danai Gurira Introduces FAMILIAR, a Zimbabwean-American StoryVIDEO: ECLIPSED Playwright Danai Gurira Introduces FAMILIAR, a Zimbabwean-American Story
by Michael Dale - Jan 15, 2016

While ECLIPSED prepares for its Broadway transfer Gurira's new drama begins previewing at Playwrights Horizons. (more...)

WAR HORSE to Launch New UK Tour at The Marlowe Theatre Next AutumnWAR HORSE to Launch New UK Tour at The Marlowe Theatre Next Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

The Marlowe Theatre has been chosen as the launch venue for a major new UK tour of War Horse. (more...)

Hasty Pudding to Honor Broadway Producer Daryl Roth with the Order of the Golden SphinxHasty Pudding to Honor Broadway Producer Daryl Roth with the Order of the Golden Sphinx
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

The Hasty Pudding Institute of 1770 announces that acclaimed Broadway, Off-Broadway and film producer Daryl Roth will be the 2016 recipient of the Order of the Golden Sphinx award.  Ms. Roth will be honored and presented with the prestigious award at the annual Order of the Golden Sphinx Gala to be held at the Diamond Horseshoe at the Paramount Hotel in New York City on April 11, 2016. (more...)

MRS. ROOSEVELT FLIES TO LONDON to Launch Spring TourMRS. ROOSEVELT FLIES TO LONDON to Launch Spring Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

Critically acclaimed actress Alison Skilbeck kicks off a spring 2016 tour of her one-woman play Mrs Roosevelt Flies to London, at Norden Farm Centre for the Arts on 5 February. The production continues on to The Mill Studio at Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud Theatre on 3 - 5 March, Omnibus Clapham on 7 April, and finally at Mercury Theatre, Colchester on the 6-7 May. With special permission from the Roosevelt Estate to use Eleanor's diary and writings, the play captures the spirit, humour, and passion of one of the most extraordinary women of the 20th century, on her daring visit to Britain in 1942. (more...)

World Premiere of CITY OF GLASS to Play The New Ohio TheaterWorld Premiere of CITY OF GLASS to Play The New Ohio Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

Untitled Theater Company No. 61 is thrilled to announce the world premiere theatrical adaptation of Paul Auster's seminal novel CITY OF GLASS, the first of his acclaimed New York Trilogy, adapted and directed by UTC61 Artistic Director Edward Einhorn. CITY OF GLASS begins performances on Friday, February 19 for a limited engagement through Saturday, March 12.  (more...)

Birmingham Royal Ballet Sets Shakespeare Season 2016Birmingham Royal Ballet Sets Shakespeare Season 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

The timeless drama and storytelling of Shakespeare's plays have inspired generations of theatregoers across the globe for hundreds of years. In 2016, Birmingham Royal Ballet commemorates 400 years since the death of arguably the world's most prolific playwright with a rare and exceptional season of seven works including a brand-new one-act ballet from Jessica Lang, a world premiere by David Bintley plus two pieces new to the Company inspired by Shakespeare's stories, characters and prose. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 11, 2016BWW's On This Day - January 11, 2016
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 11 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 7, 2016BWW's On This Day - February 7, 2016
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 7 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 6, 2016BWW's On This Day - February 6, 2016
by - Feb 6, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 6 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Casting for Barrington Stage Company's 2016 10X10 New Play Festival SetCasting for Barrington Stage Company's 2016 10X10 New Play Festival Set
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, has announced casting for the 10-minute plays for the 5th Annual 10X10 New Play Festival, with performances at BSC's St. Germain Stage (36 Linden Street)  February 11 through February 28, as part of the 2016 10X10 Upstreet Arts Festival. (more...)

Squabbalogic Independent Music Theatre to Present MYSTERY MUSICAL #3Squabbalogic Independent Music Theatre to Present MYSTERY MUSICAL #3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

Following the enormous success of their sell-out Mystery Musical shows, BYE BYE BIRDIE and HELLO, DOLLY, Squabbalogic Independent Music Theatre is inviting audiences to take a leap of faith again with MYSTERY MUSICAL #3 on Monday 29th February at the Seymour Centre. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 5, 2016BWW's On This Day - February 5, 2016
by - Feb 5, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 5 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Theater Reconstruction Ensemble's RHINBECCA, NY Plays The Brick This MarchTheater Reconstruction Ensemble's RHINBECCA, NY Plays The Brick This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

Theater Reconstruction Ensemble presents the world premiere of RHINBECCA, NY, created and performed by Theater Reconstruction Ensemble, and conceived and directed by John Kurzynowski. RHINBECCA, NY runs from March 4 - 19, 2016 in a limited engagement at The Brick, located at 579 Metropolitan Avenue between Union Avenue and Lorimer Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 4, 2016BWW's On This Day - February 4, 2016
by - Feb 4, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 4 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

National Theatre Announces 2016 Productions - Andrew Garfield Stars in ANGELS IN AMERICA, James McArdle in YOUNG CHEKHOV, WAR HORSE Tour and More!National Theatre Announces 2016 Productions - Andrew Garfield Stars in ANGELS IN AMERICA, James McArdle in YOUNG CHEKHOV, WAR HORSE Tour and More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

New work by Lee Hall, David Hare, Bryony Kimmings, Lucy Kirkwood, Nina Raine, Gillian Slovo and Alexander Zeldin, and contemporary revivals of two of the NT's most celebrated 20th century premieres - Amadeus and Angels in America - are among the forthcoming productions at the National Theatre announced today by Rufus Norris. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Now Accepting Lottery Entries for FAMILIAR's First PreviewPlaywrights Horizons Now Accepting Lottery Entries for FAMILIAR's First Preview
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

  Playwrights Horizons begins accepting entries today, Wednesday, February 3, for the LIVEforFIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to their New York premiere of FAMILIAR, a new play by Obie Award winner Danai Gurira (the Broadway-bound Eclipsed, In the Continuum, The Convert, Michonne on AMC's "The Walking Dead").  Directed by Rebecca Taichman (Stage Kiss, Milk Like Sugar at PH; The Oldest Boy; Marie Antoinette; Luck of the Irish; Orlando), the play is the fourth production of the theater company's 2015/2016 Season.    (more...)


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BWW's On This Day - February 3, 2016BWW's On This Day - February 3, 2016
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 3 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 2, 2016BWW's On This Day - February 2, 2016
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 2 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

National Theatre's CORIOLANUS to Screen at Peterborough Players This WeekendNational Theatre's CORIOLANUS to Screen at Peterborough Players This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

The Peterborough Players' Arts on Screen 2015-2016 Series announces the screening of London's National Theatre production of William Shakespeare's most controversial play, CORIOLANUS. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 1, 2016BWW's On This Day - February 1, 2016
by - Feb 1, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 1 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Full Cast Announced for A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at the Lyric HammersmithFull Cast Announced for A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at the Lyric Hammersmith
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

Full casting has been announced for the Lyric Hammersmith and Filter Theatre Production of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, co-directed by Sean Holmes and Stef O'Driscoll. Jonathan Broadbent, Ed Gaughan, John Lightbody, Victoria Moseley and Ferdy Roberts return to the cast and they will be joined by Hammed Animashaun, Andrew Buckley, Clare Dunne and Cat Simmons. (more...)

Amphibian Stage Productions to Kick Off New Year with CORIOLANUS ScreeningAmphibian Stage Productions to Kick Off New Year with CORIOLANUS Screening
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2015

Amphibian Stage Productions (Kathleen Culebro, Artistic Director) will show a film of the National Theatre of London's production of Coriolanus by William Shakespeare, starring Tom Hiddleston, on Wednesday, January 13 at 2pm and 7pm, and Saturday, January 16 at 1pm, in partnership with the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. This will be the first National Theatre Live screening of Amphibian's 2016 season. (more...)

Photo: First Look - Benedict Cumberbatch Stars as Marvel's DOCTOR STRANGEPhoto: First Look - Benedict Cumberbatch Stars as Marvel's DOCTOR STRANGE
by TV News Desk - Dec 28, 2015

The cover of the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly shares an exclusive first look at Benedict Cumberbatch as the title character in Marvel's DOCTOR STRANGE. (more...)

National Theatre CORIOLANUS Jan 8, 2016 & LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES Jan 28, 2016National Theatre CORIOLANUS Jan 8, 2016 & LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES Jan 28, 2016
by BWW News Desk - Dec 24, 2015

National Theatre Live's 2013 broadcast of the Donmar Warehouse's production of Coriolanus returns to select cinemas in HD by popular demand. AAA Northeast at The Playhouse: Live in HD Series will present Shakespeare's searing tragedy of political manipulation and revenge on Friday, January 8, at 6:30 p.m. (more...)

VIDEO: Tom Hiddleston Stars in Hank Williams Biopic I SAW THE LIGHTVIDEO: Tom Hiddleston Stars in Hank Williams Biopic I SAW THE LIGHT
by TV News Desk - Dec 23, 2015

A new international trailer for the Hank Williams biopic, I SAW THE LIGHT, starring Tom Hiddleston has arrived. The film hits theaters in March 2016. (more...)

Bush Theatre Sets PINK MIST CastBush Theatre Sets PINK MIST Cast
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2015

Casting has been announced for award-winning writer Owen Sheers' acclaimed play Pink Mist, about the mental and physical scars of war, which opens at the Bush Theatre in January 2016 before a run at the Bristol Old Vic. (more...)

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