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Caborca's Adaptation of Roberto Bolano's DISTANT STAR to Premiere at Abrons Arts Center Caborca's Adaptation of Roberto Bolano's DISTANT STAR to Premiere at Abrons Arts Center
by BWW News Desk on August 23, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

Abrons Arts Center will present the world premiere of Caborca's adaptation of Roberto Bolaño's ground-breaking novel Distant Star, a harrowing tale of fascism and its aftermath. Running September 14 - October 1, this eerily relevant drama weaves Bolaño's memories of life (and death) under Pinochet's American-backed dictatorship into a perverse, seductive noir of urgent political necessity. (more...)
BWW TV: The Prince is Back! Watch Highlights from PRINCE OF BROADWAY! BWW TV: The Prince is Back! Watch Highlights from PRINCE OF BROADWAY!
by BroadwayWorld TV on August 23, 2017 in Broadway

Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway premiere of Prince of Broadway, a musical celebration that highlights the extraordinary six-decade career of director and producer Harold Prince, opens tomorrow, August 24, 2017 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)
Julia Murney, Ilana Levine and Nic Rouleau Sign on for BroadwayCon Julia Murney, Ilana Levine and Nic Rouleau Sign on for BroadwayCon
by BWW News Desk on August 23, 2017 in Broadway

BroadwayCon's Special Guest lineup continues to grow! BroadwayCon has announced Ilana Levine (You're A Good Man Charlie Brown), Julia Murney (Wicked, The Wild Party), and Nic Rouleau (The Book of Mormon, Legally Blonde) have joined the Special Guest lineup for BroadwayCon 2018. (more...)
DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Ben Platt Praises 'Evan Legacy' Casting on Twitter DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Ben Platt Praises 'Evan Legacy' Casting on Twitter
by BWW News Desk on August 23, 2017 in Broadway

Today, Tony Award winner Ben Platt took to Twitter to PRAISE yesterday's casting news in a string of posts (more...)
Trinity Rep Announces New Artistic Director Title After Generous Donation Trinity Rep Announces New Artistic Director Title After Generous Donation
by BWW News Desk on August 23, 2017 in Rhode Island

Trinity Rep has announced that it has received a generous multi-year donation from Arthur P. Solomon and Sally E. Lapides to support its company, community, and education-focused mission. In celebration of this commitment, Trinity Rep's artistic director position, held by Curt Columbus, will be named 'The Arthur P. Solomon and Sally E. Lapides Artistic Director' through June 2022. (more...)
Sheri Sanders to Lead THE SCREAMS OF KITTY GENOVESE at Feinstein's/54 Below Sheri Sanders to Lead THE SCREAMS OF KITTY GENOVESE at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk on August 23, 2017 in Cabaret

Feinstein's/54 Below will present the haunting oratorio The Screams of Kitty Genovese in a one-night-only concert presentation.  (more...)
Alessandro Sciarroni's UNTITLED_I WILL BE THERE WHEN YOU DIE to Play LaMaMa as Part of 2017 Crossing the Line Festival Alessandro Sciarroni's UNTITLED_I WILL BE THERE WHEN YOU DIE to Play LaMaMa as Part of 2017 Crossing the Line Festival
by BWW News Desk on August 23, 2017 in New York City

As part of the 2017 edition of its celebrated Crossing the Line Festival, the French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF), New York's premiere French cultural center, joins La Mama to present the New York Premiere of Alessandro Sciarroni's UNTITLED_I will be there when you die running Thursday, September 28 through Saturday, September 30 at La MaMa's Ellen Stewart Theatre. The performance is supported by the Hermes Foundation within the framework of the New Settings Program. (more...)
Mette Ingvartsen's 7 PLEASURES to Make U.S. Debut at NYU Skirball Mette Ingvartsen's 7 PLEASURES to Make U.S. Debut at NYU Skirball
by BWW News Desk on August 23, 2017 in New York City

NYU Skirball will present the American premiere of 7 Pleasures, an exploration of sexuality, pleasure and body politics, choreographed by Danish choreographer Mette Ingvartsen, on September 29 and 30 at NYU Skirball. (more...)
Back in the Habit! LATE NITE CATECHISM to Return Off-Broadway for 21st Anniversary Back in the Habit! LATE NITE CATECHISM to Return Off-Broadway for 21st Anniversary
by BWW News Desk on August 23, 2017 in Off-Broadway

Tim Flaherty's ENTERTAINMENT EVENTS, INC. and Producer Robert Dragotta have announced the 21st Anniversary and the return to the Actors Temple Theatre of LATE NITE CATECHISM, the long-running hit one-woman show written by Vicki Quade and Maripat Donovan, with Denise Fennell starring as 'Sister.' Marc Silvia directs. (more...)
Dialogue with Three Chords to Kick Off 7th Season with THE APOCALYPSE SURVIVORS CLUB Dialogue with Three Chords to Kick Off 7th Season with THE APOCALYPSE SURVIVORS CLUB
by BWW News Desk on August 23, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

Dialogue with Three Chords (D3C) will kick off their seventh season of indie theatre in Greenwich Village with THE APOCALYPSE SURVIVORS CLUB, written by Stephen Gracia and directed by Michael LoPorto. (more...)
BWW Feature: CULTURE & COCKTAILS at Cultural Council Of Palm Beach County BWW Feature: CULTURE & COCKTAILS at Cultural Council Of Palm Beach County
by John Lariviere on August 23, 2017 in Palm Beach

Rena Blades, President & Chief Executive Officer of the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, today announced the 2017-2018 season of the popular series CULTURE & COCKTAILS. From November 2017 through April 2018, five fascinating Conversations will be held at The Colony Hotel Pavilion, located at 155 Hammon Avenue in Palm Beach.   (more...)
THE LOVER and THE COLLECTION Double Bill Set for Shakespeare Theatre Company THE LOVER and THE COLLECTION Double Bill Set for Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk on August 23, 2017 in Washington, DC

Building on the critical success of his 2011 production of Harold Pinter's Old Times, STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn will return to the British playwright's gripping realm of doubt and disquiet to direct a double bill of short plays. The Lover and The Collection will run from September 26-October 29 at the Lansburgh Theatre (450 7th Street NW). (more...)
Dayramir Gonzalez & Alton Fitzgerald White to Bring FROM HAVANA TO BROADWAY to Queens Dayramir Gonzalez & Alton Fitzgerald White to Bring FROM HAVANA TO BROADWAY to Queens
by BWW News Desk on August 23, 2017 in Cabaret

'From Havana to Broadway: Dayramir Gonzalez & Alton Fitzgerald White' is set for September 14, 2017 at 6:30 PM at Queens Central Library. (more...)
Broadway Star Faith Prince to Perform in New Orleans This Fall Broadway Star Faith Prince to Perform in New Orleans This Fall
by BWW News Desk on August 23, 2017 in New Orleans

Faith Prince, Tony Award winner for Guys and Dolls, will make debut for Mark Cortale's Broadway @ NOCCA concert series on September 22 at 8:00 PM, as a benefit for the The NOCCA Institute. (more...)
Write Act Rep's FRANKENSTEIN Musical Up Next at St. Luke's Theatre Write Act Rep's FRANKENSTEIN Musical Up Next at St. Luke's Theatre
by BWW News Desk on August 23, 2017 in Off-Broadway

Producers John Lant, Tamra Pica and Write Act Repertory have announced the world premiere of FRANKENSTEIN, a new musical based on Mary Shelley's novel about the human need for love and companionship, with book, music and lyrics by Eric B. Sirota and directed by Clint Hromsco. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Holly Twyford and More in A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC at Signature Theatre Photo Flash: First Look at Holly Twyford and More in A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk on August 23, 2017 in Broadway

Signature Theatre presents A Little Night Music directed by Signature Theatre Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Follies, Gigi). A Little Night Music will run from August 15 - October 8 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)
Chicago's Jeff Awards Equity Nominations for 2016-2017 Productions Announced Chicago's Jeff Awards Equity Nominations for 2016-2017 Productions Announced
by BWW News Desk on August 23, 2017 in Broadway

Seven world premiere plays seen first by Chicago audiences were among those receiving nominations by The Jeff Awards. 158 nominations in 33 categories honor Chicago Equity theatrical productions that opened between August 1, 2016 and July 31, 2017. (more...)
Former Artistic Director Sues Geffen Playhouse for Age Discrimination Former Artistic Director Sues Geffen Playhouse for Age Discrimination
by BWW News Desk on August 23, 2017 in Los Angeles

According to Deadline, former artistic director of Geffen Playhouse Randall Arney has sued the theater for 'age and disability discrimination, fraud, slander and 'a succession of lies.' (more...)
MargOH! Channing Returns to Pangea in September with MargOH!'s Favorite Nips MargOH! Channing Returns to Pangea in September with MargOH!'s Favorite Nips
by BWW News Desk on August 23, 2017 in Cabaret

Two time MAC Award Nominee MargOH! Channing is returning to Pangea with her all new show MargOH!'s Favorite Nips September 22 and 30 at 7:30PM. (more...)
Arden Gild Hall Welcomes Back Justin Townes Earle; Fall Line Up Announced Arden Gild Hall Welcomes Back Justin Townes Earle; Fall Line Up Announced
by BWW News Desk on August 23, 2017 in Delaware

Arden's fall season is now jam packed, their most busy period of concerts EVER. And they have more coming for the rest of the season 2. Scroll down to see the list of upcoming events including Dar Williams book tour which includes a sure to be much discussed chapter on Wilmington, Delaware. Plus Punk Rock Flea Market comes Oct 14! (more...)
American Health Council Names James VanDemark, BFA to Industry Board American Health Council Names James VanDemark, BFA to Industry Board
by BWW News Desk on August 23, 2017 in Central New York

Mr. James VanDemark, Professor of Double Bass and Chair of Musical Arts at the University of Rochester's Eastman School of Music, has been selected to join the Industry Board at the American Health Council. (more...)
The World's Greatest Detective Comes to Orlando Shakes in THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES The World's Greatest Detective Comes to Orlando Shakes in THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES
by BWW News Desk on August 23, 2017 in Orlando

The game is afoot this Halloween during Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF's (Orlando Shakes) production of The Hound of the Baskervilles, running from October 11 - November 19, 2017 in the Goldman Theater. (more...)