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FRIDAY 5 (+1) on Thursday: [title of show]'s Bowie, Rourke, Fitzgerald, Medoff & Kirby
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 27, 2017

With tech week taking up virtually every moment of their lives this week, the talented foursome - and their equally impressive co-director - found time to answer our Friday 5 (+1) questions to offer some insight into what makes them tick, what the creative process is like for each of them and to explain why you should come see their show. (more...)

VIDEO: Caitlyn Jenner Says Transgender Work Matters More to Her Than Olympic Gold
by TV News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

On last night's LATE NIGHT, guest Caitlyn Jenner talked to Seth about keeping her memoir as honest as possible and what she learned through calling up her biggest transgender community critics. (more...)

Florida Grand Opera Presents Verdi's A MASKED BALL, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Excitement is building as Florida Grand Opera (FGO) prepares to open its production of one of Verdi's greatest works, Un ballo in maschera (A Masked Ball), a searing drama of royal intrigue and the conflict between duty and following one's heart. Long considered one of the ultimate challenges for the world's greatest singers of the Italian repertoire, including Luciano Pavarotti, Leontyne Price, Martina Arroyo, and Plácido Domingo, Un ballo in maschera comes to Florida Grand Opera for the first time since 2005, With a cast of some of the finest singers available on the international opera scene. (more...)

Scoop: LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 4/26 - 5/3 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Apr 26, 2017

Get all the scoop on LATE NIGHT WitH SETH MEYERS 4/26 - 5/3, airing on NBC (more...)

Jewish Museum Presents First Major US Exhibition Devoted To Florine Stettheimer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The first major U.S. exhibition in over 20 years focused on Florine Stettheimer opens at the Jewish Museum on May 5, 2017, and will remain on view through September 24, 2017. Painting Poetry showcases over 50 paintings and drawings in addition to costume and theater designs, photographs...placing her centrally in the modern dialogue of high and mass culture. (more...)

Tonys Host Kevin Spacey to Bring CLARENCE DARROW to Flushing
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Kevin Spacey will star in Clarence Darrow, the acclaimed solo show written by David. W. Rintels and directed by Thea Sharrock. First presented at the Old Vic Theatre in London, it will now come to New York for a unique two-night event at Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing, New York, on June 15th and 16th, 2017. (more...)

VIDEO: Cynthia Nixon Talks Alternating Roles in Broadway's THE LITTLE FOXES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Cynthia Nixon stopped by ABC's THE VIEW to talk about alternating the roles of Regina and Birdie With co-star Laura Linney in Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes on Broadway. (more...)

Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters to Release New Album; UK Tour Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Lyrically driven, the songs on Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters blend the band's old-school country roots attitude With their shared influences of rock and folk. (more...)

Cristin Milioti, Thomas Sadoski, and More Join Williamstown Theatre Festival Season; Additional Programming Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Williamstown Theatre Festival (Mandy Greenfield, Artistic Director) has announced additional details in casting for the 2017 summer season including, Cristin Milioti, Thomas Sadoski, Steven Pasquale, Cynthia Erivo, Alexandra Socha and many more to join.  Additional details on the popular Fridays@3 Reading Series have also been announced.   (more...)

About Face presents BRIGHT HALF LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Following hit performances of I Am My Own Wife and The Temperamentals, About Face Theatre concludes its 2016-17 Season With the Chicago premiere of Pulitzer Prize nominee Tanya Barfield's contemporary love story BRIGHT HALF LIFE, directed by AFT Artistic Associate Keira Fromm, playing May 26 - July 1, 2017 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at aboutfacetheatre.com, by calling (773) 975-8150 or in person at Theater Wit Box Office.  (more...)

MAGIC AT CONEY!!! Events Announced for 4/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Magical Promotions, together With Coney Island USA, presents an afternoon of fun and wonder for the entire family. 'Magic at Coney!!!' is a magical variety show highlighting a vast array of magicians; featuring illusionists, escape artists, mentalists and close-up magicians from around the world. (more...)

Canadian Comedy Writer Lauren Wise Debuts First Novel, SWAP CLUB
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Montreal-based author and comedy writer Lauren Wise is taking readers on a steamy and entertaining adventure With the release of her first fiction novel Swap Club, published by World's Best Story. (more...)

Laguna Playhouse Announces Three Youth Theatre Summer Camp Experiences
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

LAGUNA PLAYHOUSE is thrilled to announce a series of Youth Theatre Summer Camps, perfect for theatre-loving young people to come, learn and explore their love for theatre this Summer! Youth Theatre Director Donna Inglima comments, "This is our most extensive and exciting series of youth Summer camps ever.  Everything from Hamilton to Panto and three amazing, life-changing experiences for kids of all ages!"  (more...)

Links in the Chain... Meet the Cast of SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION, Opening Tonight!
by Meet the Cast - Apr 25, 2017

John Guare's Six Degrees of Separation, starring seven-time Emmy Award winner Allison Janney ('Mom,' The Girl on the Train), Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey (The Normal Heart, 'Manhattan') and Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton, '24: Legacy'), directed by Trip Cullman (Significant Other, Yen), officially opens tonight, April 25, at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). Below, get to know the cast before they take their opening bows! (more...)

Scoop: LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 4/25 - 5/2 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Apr 25, 2017

Get all the scoop on LATE NIGHT WitH SETH MEYERS 4/25 - 5/2, airing on NBC (more...)

Second Jason Manford Date Added at Parr Hall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

A second Jason Manford date at Parr Hall has been announced after huge demand for the first. (more...)

MIT Gilbert And Sullivan Players Announces Spring Production Of THE YEOMEN OF THE GUARD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

September 1940. Under the relentless blitzkrieg of German bombers, everyday life around the Tower of London is threatened daily. (more...)

Olivier Award-Winning ROTTERDAM to Return to London
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

After its triumphant win at the 2017 Olivier Awards for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre, Donnacadh O'Briain's critically acclaimed production of Rotterdam by Jon Brittain will be returning to London following a highly successful run at Trafalgar Studios and at 59E59 Theater's Brits Off Broadway in New York. (more...)

Synchronicity Theatre to Stage Regional Debut of Danai Gurira's ECLIPSED
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Synchronicity Theatre will present the regional premiere of Danai Gurira's historic Eclipsed, which tracks the lives of five Liberian women and their tales of survival near the end of the Second Liberian Civil War. (more...)

Theatre Royal Presents WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

From Emma Stone and Viola Davis stealing the limelight at the Oscars, to Billie Piper and Glenda Jackson taking centre stage in the West End, 2017 has been a golden year for actresses. (more...)

VIDEO: Andrea Martin Busts Out Original Lin-Manuel Miranda Rap Written for Her Iconic SCTV Character
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Andrea Martin, star of the new NBC comedy GREAT NEWS, stopped by last night's LATE NIGHT to talk to Seth about the hardest mom role she's had (more...)

2017 IRNE Awards Winners Announced - Shoshana Bean, Mark Rylance, SCOTTSBORO BOYS and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

The 21st Annual IRNE Awards ceremony was held last night in the Ballroom of the Holiday Inn Brookline/Boston.  (more...)

Scoop: LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 4/24 - 5/1 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Apr 24, 2017

Get all the scoop on LATE NIGHT WitH SETH MEYERS 4/24 - 5/1, airing on NBC (more...)

MTC's Role-Swapping THE LITTLE FOXES, Starring Laura Linney and Cynthia Nixon, Extends on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have announced a two-week extension for Manhattan Theatre Club's universally acclaimed new Broadway production of Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan. (more...)

Scoop: LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS on NBC - Monday, April 24, 2017- Monday, May 1, 2017
by TV Scoop - Apr 24, 2017

Get all the scoop on LATE NIGHT WitH SETH MEYERS, airing on NBC on Monday, April 24, 2017! (more...)

BWW Review: THE PHILANTHROPIST, Trafalgar Studios
by Marianka Swain - Apr 24, 2017

Christopher Hampton's 1969 take on Moliere's The Misanthrope is often played With actors older than their characters, but director Simon Callow has recruited some of TV's bright young things to play the solipsistic academics. It may well attract new audiences to the West End, but this uncomfortable revival is unlikely to capitalise on that influx. (more...)

BWW Review: SUPERIOR DONUTS at Oyster Mill Playhouse
by Allison Rambler - Apr 24, 2017

In this day and age, race and social class are very challenging topics to discuss. Everyone has an opinion, and many are unafraid to share it. These clashing views can sometimes render these subjects somewhat taboo, but Oyster Mill Playhouse is choosing to bring these tricky topics to light. With a touch of humor and heart, their current production of SUPERIOR DONUTS is one that speaks to the genuine power of friendship and empathy, while giving the audience a laugh or two along the way. (more...)

The Lark Announces First-Ever Recipients of Venturous Playwright Fellowship
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

The Lark and Venturous Theater Fund of the Tides Foundation have announced that the plays and playwrights selected for the pilot round of the Lark Venturous Playwright Fellowship program are For Want of a Horse by Olivia Dufault; Teenage Dick by Mike Lew; and Today is My Birthday by Susan Soon He Stanton. (more...)

Hit Potter Play PUFFS to Mark 100th Magical Show Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

PUFFS or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic will celebrate its landmark 100th performance Off-Broadway at The Elektra Theater (300 West 43rd Street) on Saturday, April 29. Due to popular demand, the show will add a regular Thursday evening performance at 7:30 PM beginning June 8. PUFFS - presented by TILTED WINDMILLS THEATRICALS - takes a second look at everyone's favorite world of wizards through the eyes of the Puffs, a lovable group of magical misfits. (more...)

BWW TV: Double Trouble- Watch Cynthia Nixon and Laura Linney Perform the Same Scene from THE LITTLE FOXES
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 23, 2017

Below, watch as the leading ladies perform a scene from Act 1. In the first clip, Nixon takes on Regina and Linney plays Birdie. In the second, Linney takes the reigns as Regina and Nixon transforms into Birdie. (more...)

BWW Review: STEEL MAGNOLIAS in Full Bloom at Theatre Jacksonville
by Heather Vollman - Apr 23, 2017

If you are like me and were practically raised in Truvy's Beauty Parlor, when STEEL MAGNOLIAS hits the stage, you're in the front(ish) row, trying to get Shelby to drink her juice. If you're not like me, you might check it out because it has become a classic and you want to know why. Whichever your stance, you're in luck, because Theatre Jacksonville opened STEEL MAGNOLIAS Friday night, and it will play through May 7th. (more...)

Kentwood Players Announce Open Auditions for THE GINGERBREAD LADY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017

Kentwood Players will hold open auditions for THE GINGERBREAD LADY, a dramedy by Neil Simon, on Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 12:00noon to 4:00pm and Sunday, May 14 from 7:00 to 10:00pm. Callbacks will be held on Monday, May 15 from 7:00 to 10:00pm by appointment only. This is a non-equity, non-paid production directed by Drew Fitzsimmons and produced by Jenny Boone and Lynn Gutstadt for Kentwood Players With rights secured from Samuel French. (more...)

Seven Siblings Theatre Welcomes THE PLAY ABOUT THE BABY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017

For their second show of the 2017 season, Seven Siblings Theatre is pleased to present The Play About the Baby, one of Edward Albee's most daring black comedies. Produced in Toronto for the first time, The Play About the Baby is funny, mysterious, intimate, and disturbing. (more...)

BWW Review: THE SCREWTAPE LETTERS at Bakehouse Theatre
by Barry Lenny - Apr 22, 2017

A comical play that appeals to anybody, no matter what your religious views. (more...)

Musical Theatre Stars Bring Wit & Whimsy to the Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

A stellar line-up of leading musical theatre artists are taking to the stage of The Hippodrome in London's West End on Sunday 30th April to celebrate the comic songwriting of Alexander S. Bermange. (more...)

Joao Bosco, Rolando Morales-Matos and More Set for 1st Week of May at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for May 1-May 7, featuring João Bosco, Rolando Morales-Matos and his Jazz' Y Mambo Band, Arianna Neikrug, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

The Company Theatre Group Presents David Lindsay-Abaire's RABBIT HOLE, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

The Company Theatre Group, Inc. is pleased to present the 2007 Pulitzer Prize Winning play RABBIT HOLE, written by David Lindsay Abaire. The Company is the resident professional theatre company in Hackensack, and this show features five highly talented professional NJ actors. (more...)

Julia Murney, Cole Escola, Molly Pope and More to Honor Patti LuPone at THE MEETING* This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - the monthly gathering of the International Order of Sodomites, the centuries-old organization which sets the mythic Gay Agenda - will continue its final season on Sunday, April 23 With a celebration of Broadway legend Patti LuPone at 9:30 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Raleigh Little Theatre's JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Roald Dahl's 'James and the Giant Peach' is the final production in Raleigh Little Theatre's Family Series for 2017/18. This version of the classic children's book is adapted for the stage by Richard R. George and is directed by Kathleen Rudolph, RLT's Associate Director of Education. (more...)

Photo Coverage: NOT THAT JEWISH Celebrates 200th Performance Off-Broadway
by Jennifer Broski - Apr 21, 2017

Just yesterday, Monica Piper, star and creator of Not That Jewish, and company members celebrated their 200th performance at New World Stages prior to concluding at the end of this month. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the festivities below! (more...)

Shortlisted Playwrights and Panel Announced for Inaugural WiT Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Five finalists have been shortlisted for the first Wit Award, a prize created to discover and nurture new writers working in the theatre industry. The winner will be announced at a reception on 25 May. (more...)

Unicorn Theatre Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Unicorn Theatre, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Cynthia Levin, announces the 44th season of radical new plays that speak to our changing world, including seven Kansas City premieres and one world premiere yet to be announced. (more...)

Photo Flash: Arena Stage's Intellectuals Open SMART PEOPLE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Four intellectuals-a doctor, an actress, a psychologist and a neurobiologist studying the human brain's response to race-search for love, acceptance and identity in Lydia R. Diamond's comedy-drama Smart People, which makes its D.C. debut at Arena Stage. Set against the backdrop of Obama's 2008 election, Diamond's fiercely funny play explores the unavoidable nature of cultural bias. Deputy Artistic Director Seema Sueko makes her Arena Stage directorial debut With this "sexy, serious and very, very funny modern-day comedy of manners" (Variety). Smart People runs April 14-May 21, 2017 in the Kreeger Theater. (more...)

Madalen Duke Gets Revenge on Trinidad James in 'Hitlist' Music Video
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Madalen Duke, the Canadian singer/songwriter and sultry femme fatale is getting revenge on Trinidad James in her infectious new music video for 'Hitlist.' (more...)

PICT Presents Pittsburgh Premiere of SIVE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

On May 4th, PICT Classic Theatre will conclude its 2016-2017 Season at Union Project With John B. Keane's tragic romance, SIVE. (more...)

NAKED LUNCH: THE MUSICAL Comes to St. Sebastian Players Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Like many undergraduates at Yale University in the mid-1960s, Bill Hannay was fond of avant garde literature, especially if it tested people's commitment to the constitutional principle of freedom of expression. He followed, for example, the obscenity trials over the publication of the novel Naked Lunch underway in Los Angeles and Boston. The latter turned out to one of the last landmark decisions on obscenity in the 20th Century. Hannay's passion for the law led him to a career as an attorney, and he has been a partner at Chicago's Schiff Hardin LLP for 30 years, but another life-long passion - for the theater - never waned, either. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at the Stars of LATW's ACT ONE, Featuring Jane Kaczmarek, Jon Tenney and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Written by James Lapine from Moss Hart's best-selling autobiography, Act One celebrates Broadway and the life of the playwright whose Wit and wisdom charmed the American stage for decades. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the stars of L.A. Theatre Works' upcoming production below! (more...)

Bill Murray Teams with Cellist Jan Vogler for Evening of Music & Literature at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

A new collaboration between actor Bill Murray and cellist Jan Vogler comes to Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage on Monday, October 16, 2017 at 8pm, presented by Dorn Music. (more...)

Casting Announced for Kokandy Productions' LITTLE FISH at Theater Wit
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Kokandy Productions has announced casting for its Chicago premiere of Michael John LaChiusa's LITTLE FISH, an oblique parable for urban life after the attacks of September 11th, directed by Producing Artistic Director Allison Hendrix With music direction by Kory Danielson, playing July 9 - August 20, 2017 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Leading Ladies of THE LITTLE FOXES Celebrate Opening Night!
by Walter McBride - Apr 20, 2017

After the curtain closed Manhattan Theatre Club's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre last night, Laura Linney (Time Stands Still, Sight Unseen) and Cynthia Nixon (Rabbit Hole, Wit), who are alternating the roles of Regina and Birdie, appearing opposite each other at every performance, celebrated bringing modern audiences to the new Broadway production of Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan.  (more...)

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