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Photo Coverage: Jennifer Hudson, Cynthia Erivo & Danielle Brooks Take First Broadway Bows in THE COLOR PURPLEPhoto Coverage: Jennifer Hudson, Cynthia Erivo & Danielle Brooks Take First Broadway Bows in THE COLOR PURPLE
by Walter McBride - Nov 11, 2015

The Color Purple just began preview performances last night, November 10, at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45th street). Grammy, Academy Award, and Golden Globe award winner JENNIFER HUDSON makes her Broadway debut opposite CYNTHIA ERIVO, the breakout star of John Doyle's acclaimed Menier Chocolate Factory production, and Orange is the New Black's DANIELLE BROOKS, in this fall's highly anticipated production. All three women will be making their Broadway debuts. Check out photos from their first Broadway bows below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at National Youth Theatre's THE MERCHANT OF VENICEPhoto Flash: First Look at National Youth Theatre's THE MERCHANT OF VENICE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2015

The National Youth Theatre of Great Britain (NYT) begin their autumn season in the West End this week. Following the huge success of the REP seasons in 2013 and 2014, the company returns to the Ambassadors Theatre with three new productions from September to December exploring themes of sex education, relationships, class and heritage. The 10-week rep season began on 18 September 2015, with press performances on 6 and 7 October 2015. Scroll down for a first look at The Merchant of Venice, abridged by Tom Stoppard! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Folio Theatre's 'THE MADNESS OF EDGAR ALLAN POE' Celebrates Opening NightPhoto Flash: First Folio Theatre's 'THE MADNESS OF EDGAR ALLAN POE' Celebrates Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2015

First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83) presents THE MADNESS OF EDGAR ALLAN POE: A LOVE STORY, an original play by Executive Director David Rice. This critically acclaimed production first premiered in 2006 and has sold out all four of its previous productions. The riveting tale of life and death, love and heartbreak opened on September 26 and runs through November 1, 2015. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE MADNESS OF EDGAR ALLAN POE: A LOVE STORY at First Folio TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at THE MADNESS OF EDGAR ALLAN POE: A LOVE STORY at First Folio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2015

First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83) presents THE MADNESS OF EDGAR ALLAN POE: A LOVE STORY, an original play by Executive Director David Rice. This critically acclaimed production first premiered in 2006 and has sold out all four of its previous productions. The riveting tale of life and death, love and heartbreak begins previews tonight, September 23, for a regular run September 26 through November 1, 2015. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at COURIERS AND CONTRABANDS at TBG TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at COURIERS AND CONTRABANDS at TBG Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2015

The Timeline Projects is pleased to present a first look into Victor Lesniewski's (Khardal, Berkeley Rep; Cloven Tongues, The Wild Project) Civil War spy thriller, Couriers and Contrabands, developed with and directed by Kareem Fahmy (The In-Between, Noor Theatre; Asst. Director Once, New York Theatre Workshop). (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for BRAVE NEW WORLD, Opening in Northampton Next WeekPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal for BRAVE NEW WORLD, Opening in Northampton Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2015

BRAVE NEW WORLD, widely considered to be one of the finest and most prophetic dystopian novels of the twentieth century, bursts into life on stage in an adaptation by award-winning playwright Dawn King, directed by James Dacre and designed by Naomi Dawson, with an original new music by the ground breaking British band These New Puritans. The first preview is slated for Tuesday 4 September in Northampton, with press night on Tuesday 8 September 2015, followed by a UK tour. Scroll down for a peek at the cast in rehearsal! (more...)

Photo Flash: More Production Shots of the Cast of West End's McQUEENPhoto Flash: More Production Shots of the Cast of West End's McQUEEN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

McQUEEN, which received its world premiere in May at St. James Theatre, where it broke box office records, opens tonight, Thursday 27 August, in London's West End, at the Theatre Royal Haymarket, for a strictly limited season until 7 November. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for Timeline Projects' COURIERS AND CONTRABANDSPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal for Timeline Projects' COURIERS AND CONTRABANDS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

The Timeline Projects' world premiere of Victor Lesniewski's (Khardal, Berkeley Rep; Cloven Tongues, The Wild Project) Civil War spy thriller, COURIERS AND CONTRABANDS, developed with and directed by Kareem Fahmy (The In-Between, Noor Theatre; Asst. Director Once, New York Theatre Workshop). COURIERS AND CONTRABANDS will play a four-week limited engagement at the TBG Theatre (312 W 36th Street, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10018). Performances begin Saturday, September 5th and continue through Saturday, September 26th, 2015 . Opening Night is Friday, September 11th at 8:00 pm. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

Up on the Marquee: THE COLOR PURPLEUp on the Marquee: THE COLOR PURPLE
by Walter McBride - Jul 31, 2015

THE COLOR PURPLE, directed by Tony Award winner John Doyle, will begin preview performances on Tuesday, November 10 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45th street) and will officially open on Thursday, December 10. Check out photos of the marquee below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at HSF2015, Running 7/31-8/9Photo Flash: First Look at HSF2015, Running 7/31-8/9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2015

Shakespeare has become as much a part of summertime in Houston as baseball and backyard barbecues. Produced by the University of Houston's School of Theatre & Dance, the Houston Shakespeare Festival (HSF) has brought the Bard to Bayou City residents for four decades. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of THE WINTER'S TALE at First Folio TheatrePhoto Flash: Meet the Cast of THE WINTER'S TALE at First Folio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2015

First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83) presents THE WINTER'S TALE as part of its annual outdoor Shakespeare Under the Stars series. The show opened Saturday, July 11, and runs through August 9, 2015. Pack a picnic and experience the Shakespearean classic that the The New York Times hails as 'Enthralling!' The spellbinding story of jealousy, love, and the price of both is directed by Jeff Award-nominee Alison C. Vesely. Scroll down for a peek at the cast! (more...)

Photo Flash: Jesse Tyler Ferguson Hits New Heights on NBC Adventure Series!Photo Flash: Jesse Tyler Ferguson Hits New Heights on NBC Adventure Series!
by TV News Desk - Jul 10, 2015

High above the Italian Alps, Emmy-nominated actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson joins Bear Grylls for a 48 hour adventure of a lifetime on the next episode of RUNNING WILD WITH BEAR GRYLLS (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at First Folio Theatre's THE WINTER'S TALEPhoto Flash: First Look at First Folio Theatre's THE WINTER'S TALE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2015

First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83) will present THE WINTER'S TALE as part of its annual outdoor Shakespeare Under the Stars series, currently in previews and opening Saturday, July 11 at 8:15 p.m., running through August 9, 2015. Pack a picnic and experience the Shakespearean classic that the The New York Times hails as 'Enthralling!' The spellbinding story of jealousy, love, and the price of both is directed by Jeff Award-nominee Alison C. Vesely. BroadwayWorld has as first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Allen Nause, Michael Mendelson & More in Portland Shakespeare's TWELFTH NIGHTPhoto Flash: First Look at Allen Nause, Michael Mendelson & More in Portland Shakespeare's TWELFTH NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2015

PORTLAND, OREGON | June 8, 2015 - Portland Shakespeare Project (PSP) brings William Shakespeare's romantic comedy Twelfth Night to summer season audiences directed by internationally-acclaimed actress and director Lisa Harrow. This delightful comedic caper features Artists Rep's former Artistic Director Allen Nause in the role of Feste and PSP Artistic Director Michael Mendelson as Orsino, along with a cast of familiar Portland actors. Playing on the Alder Stage at Artists Rep, Portland Shakes' Twelfth Night runs July 8 through August 2, 2015. (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...)

Photo Flash: First Look at FIVE PRESIDENTS at Bay Street TheaterPhoto Flash: First Look at FIVE PRESIDENTS at Bay Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2015

Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce that FIVE PRESIDENTS, the new play by Emmy Award-winning writer Rick Cleveland (Six Feet Under, The West Wing, and House of Cards), will extend its run for an additional week due to popular demand. The production will now run from June 23-July 19.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at TSC's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT's DREAMPhoto Flash: First Look at TSC's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT's DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

Tennessee Shakespeare Company, in partnership with the University of Memphis' Department of Theatre and Dance, presents Shakespeare's comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream directed by Stephanie Shine, beginning tonight, June 4, and playing through June 21 at the U of M's Theatre located on Central Avenue. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!   (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at First Folio Theatre's LOVE, LOSS AND WHAT I WOREPhoto Flash: First Look at First Folio Theatre's LOVE, LOSS AND WHAT I WORE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2015

First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83) presents the international hit play LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT I WORE, currently in previews and opening this Saturday, March 28 at 8 p.m., running through April 25, 2015. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Baltimore Shakespeare Factory's THE MERCHANT OF VENICEPhoto Flash: First Look at Baltimore Shakespeare Factory's THE MERCHANT OF VENICE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

Baltimore Shakespeare Factory (BSF), in conjunction with British original pronunciation (OP) experts, the father and son team of David and Ben Crystal, opens its 2015 season with a historic production of The Merchant of Venice. The play opens tomorrow, March 27 and runs through April 25. There will be one performance on May 8 at Boordy Vineyards. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at The Porters of Hellsgate's OTHELLOPhoto Flash: First Look at The Porters of Hellsgate's OTHELLO
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

Othello kicks off The Porters of Hellsgate's ninth season, with Artistic Director Charles Pasternak returning to the boards with them for the first time since his award-nominated performance as Henry V just one year ago. The production runs now through March 28, 2015. (more...)

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