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Photo Flash: In Rehearsals for Young Vic's LIFE OF GALILEOPhoto Flash: In Rehearsals for Young Vic's LIFE OF GALILEO
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Galileo Galilei: father, hero, heretic. When a chance discovery leads to evidence of a seismic shift in scientific thinking, Galileo sparks a dangerous dispute with authority. To challenge the idea that the earth is the centre of the universe is to challenge the all-powerful Roman Catholic Church. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Kelli O'Hara, Bernadette Peters, Joel Grey & More Strut THE LITTLE FOXES Red CarpetPhoto Coverage: Kelli O'Hara, Bernadette Peters, Joel Grey & More Strut THE LITTLE FOXES Red Carpet
by Walter McBride - Apr 20, 2017

Manhattan Theatre Club's new Broadway production of Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan, opened just last night, Wednesday, April 19, at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). The limited engagement began performances on Wednesday, March 29. BroadwayWorld was on hand for opening night and we're taking you to the red carpet below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Laura Linney & Cynthia Nixon Take Opening Night Bows in THE LITTLE FOXES!Photo Coverage: Laura Linney & Cynthia Nixon Take Opening Night Bows in THE LITTLE FOXES!
by Walter McBride - Apr 20, 2017

Manhattan Theatre Club's new Broadway production of Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan, opened just last night, Wednesday, April 19, at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). The limited engagement began performances on Wednesday, March 29. Laura Linney (Time Stands Still, Sight Unseen) and Cynthia Nixon (Rabbit Hole, Wit), alternate playing the roles of Regina and Birdie, appearing opposite each other at every performance. (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering The Best and Worst of Mr. Blackwell at the Hollywood MuseumPhoto Flash: Remembering The Best and Worst of Mr. Blackwell at the Hollywood Museum
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

From Broadway and B-Movies to fiascoes in fashion, Mr. Blackwell was the original arbiter of wrong and right on the red carpet. From Carol Channing ('Finger paints, chicken feathers, and glue thrown into an electric fan'-1966) to Bette Midler (Potluck in a laundramat'-1973), Blackwell remarked, 'I'm only saying out loud what everyone else is whispering.' (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Laura Linney and Cynthia Nixon Swapping Roles in THE LITTLE FOXES on BroadwayPhoto Flash: First Look at Laura Linney and Cynthia Nixon Swapping Roles in THE LITTLE FOXES on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Manhattan Theatre Club's new Broadway production of Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes, starring Laura Linney and Cynthia Nixon, will open Wednesday, April 19 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). Previews began Wednesday, March 29. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the stars swapping roles and the company in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Lynn Nottage and More Inducted Into NYFA Hall of FamePhoto Flash: Lynn Nottage and More Inducted Into NYFA Hall of Fame
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) inducted four arts luminaries into its Hall of Fame during its annual benefit on April 4 at 583 Park Avenue. BroadwayWorld has photos from the event below! (more...)

Up on the Marquee: THE LITTLE FOXESUp on the Marquee: THE LITTLE FOXES
by Walter McBride - Mar 31, 2017

Manhattan Theatre Club's new Broadway production of Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes under the direction of Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan, is currently in previews at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Laura Linney (Time Stands Still, Sight Unseen) and Cynthia Nixon (Rabbit Hole, Wit), will alternate playing the roles of Regina and Birdie, appearing opposite each other at every performance. (more...)

BWW Review: SMART PEOPLE in New HavenBWW Review: SMART PEOPLE in New Haven
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - Mar 27, 2017

is @Long_Wharf with Smart People and everywhere else. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Theatre Group at SBCC presents RABBIT HOLEPhoto Flash: The Theatre Group at SBCC presents RABBIT HOLE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

The Theatre Group at SBCC will present RABBIT HOLE, David Lindsay-Abaire's touching play, as the final play in the 16/17 season.  Directed by Katie Laris, performances will be April 12-29 in the intimate Jurkowitz Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at ON GOLDEN POND at The Human Race TheatrePhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at ON GOLDEN POND at The Human Race Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

This April, The Human Race Theatre Company (HRTC) makes a warm and welcome return to On Golden Pond. The preview performance of On Golden Pond is Thursday, April 6. Opening night is Friday, April 7. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the production! (more...)

Photo Flash: Court Theatre presents THE HARD PROBLEMPhoto Flash: Court Theatre presents THE HARD PROBLEM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Court Theatre, under the leadership of Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, announces casting for the Chicago premiere of The Hard Problem by Tom Stoppard, directed by Charles Newell. The Hard Problem runs March 9 - April 9, 2017 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue in Chicago. (more...)

Photo Flash: Toronto's Red Sandcastle Theatre Presents Inaugural Production PROOFPhoto Flash: Toronto's Red Sandcastle Theatre Presents Inaugural Production PROOF
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

New Toronto-based independent theatre company Theatre UnBlocked will present its inaugural production: David Auburn's Proof, running March 9 through 19, 2017, at the Red Sandcastle Theatre, 922 Queen East.  (more...)


by Walter McBride - Feb 28, 2017

Two extraordinary actresses return to Manhattan Theatre Club in a vibrant new production of Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes. In a thrilling coup, MTC will present three-time Tony Award nominee Laura Linney (Time Stands Still, Sight Unseen) and Tony winner Cynthia Nixon (Rabbit Hole, Wit), who will alternate playing the roles of Regina and Birdie, appearing opposite each other at each performance. Lillian Hellman's legendary play about greed and ambition is set in Alabama in 1900, and follows Regina Giddens and her ruthless clan, including her sister-in-law Birdie, as they clash in often brutal ways in an effort to strike the deal of their lives. Far from a sentimental look at a bygone era, the play has a surprisingly timely resonance with important issues facing our country today. Tony winner Daniel Sullivan (Proof, Rabbit Hole) will direct. (more...)

BWW Review: BLACKLISTERS at Brelby Theatre CompanyBWW Review: BLACKLISTERS at Brelby Theatre Company
by Jeanmarie Simpson - Feb 27, 2017

Blacklisters ain't for sissies. It is, however, a vital work by a serious young playwright, produced by an essential young theatre company that must be encouraged and supported. Our survival depends on it. (more...)

Photo Flash: Players Club of Swarthmore Presents DEAR EDWINAPhoto Flash: Players Club of Swarthmore Presents DEAR EDWINA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Dear Edwina is a heartwarming musical about the joys of growing up, from the creators of Junie B.Jones The Musical. The show's heroine is an advice-giver extraordinaire, like a spunky, singing version of Dear Abby. Written as a "show-within-a-show" format, this is a perfect "girl power" musical for a new generation. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE GIFT at Walnut Street TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at THE GIFT at Walnut Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Walnut Street Theatre's 2016-2017 Independence Studio on 3 season continues with the story behind the making of a great novel in THE GIFT. Written by Will Stutts and directed by Greg Wood, the production opens tonight, February 23, and continues through March 19 in the Walnut's Independence Studio on 3. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE COLUMNIST at American Blues TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at THE COLUMNIST at American Blues Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

American Blues Theater continues its 2016-2017 Season with the Chicago Premiere of The Columnist by David Auburn and directed by Keira Fromm. The Columnist runs now through April 1, 2017 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Great Lakes Theater Presents WAIT UNTIL DARKPhoto Flash: Great Lakes Theater Presents WAIT UNTIL DARK
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Great Lakes Theater (GLT), Cleveland's Classic Company, commences the second half its 2017-18 season with Frederick Knott's classic thriller, Wait Until Dark. The production will be performed in the company's intimate and audience-friendly home at the Hanna Theatre, Playhouse Square, February 17 - March 12, 2017. Joseph Hanreddy directs the production. Wait Until Dark is presented through special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Twisted Take on Faust LIANA AND BEN Makes World Premiere in LAPhoto Coverage: Twisted Take on Faust LIANA AND BEN Makes World Premiere in LA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

Circle X Theatre Co. is thrilled to announce the world premiere of a new play, LIANA AND BEN, written by Susan Rubin and directed by Mark Bringelson.  LIANA AND BEN will preview on Thursday, February 16 & Friday, February 17 at 8pm and will open on Saturday, February 18 at 8pm and run through Saturday, March 26 at Atwater Village Theatre, 3269 Casitas Ave. in Los Angeles, 90039. (more...)

Photo Flash: Theatreworks Silicon Valley present CALLIGRAPHYPhoto Flash: Theatreworks Silicon Valley present CALLIGRAPHY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley continues its 2016/2017 season with the Regional Premiere of Velina Hasu Houston's international comic drama, Calligraphy. Two continents, two cultures, two estranged sisters, and two cousins determined to bridge the gap between them, are all boldly calligraphed in this free-wheeling work set in Los Angeles and Tokyo, past and present.  East and West collide as Japanese free-spirit Sayuri and biracial American Hiromi care for their feuding mothers, whom they gamely hope to reunite before it is too late. Directed by TheatreWorks Associate Artistic Director Leslie Martinson, Calligraphy will be presented by TheatreWorks Silicon Valley March 8-April 2 at Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. For tickets ($35-$59) and more information the public may visit TheatreWorks.org or call (650) 463-1960. (more...)