Further Casting Announced For Theatre Royal Bath's 2019 Summer SeasonFurther Casting Announced For Theatre Royal Bath's 2019 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2019

Jonathan Church, Artistic Director of Theatre Royal Bath's Summer Season 2019 today announces further casting for its upcoming programme of eight plays. (more...)

Clean Break Celebrates 40th Year With New Anthology of Monologues and Launch at Donmar WarehouseClean Break Celebrates 40th Year With New Anthology of Monologues and Launch at Donmar Warehouse
by Cindy Marcolina - May 14, 2019

Jenny Hicks and Jacqueline Holborough were both serving sentences in HMP Askham Grange when they decided that prison needed theatre. Hence, Clean Break was born. From a collective of ex-prisoners, the company grew to be one of Britain's most progressive, life-changing, and groundbreaking organisations. (more...)

Clean Break Announce Playwrights Featuring In Its Metheun Drama Rebel Voices AnthologyClean Break Announce Playwrights Featuring In Its Metheun Drama Rebel Voices Anthology
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2019

Over 40 years, Clean Break has commissioned some of the most progressive and brilliant women writers to write ground-breaking plays, alongside developing the writing skills of the women it works with in its London studios and in prisons. As part of the company's 40th Anniversary year, Methuen Drama publishes a collection of monologues from this canon. (more...)

New Productions And Further Casting Announced For Theatre Royal Bath's Summer Season 2019New Productions And Further Casting Announced For Theatre Royal Bath's Summer Season 2019
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2019

Theatre Royal Bath today announces four additional productions - Vienna 1934-Munich 1938, The Life I Lead, Trying It On and The Man in the White Suit, to complete its Summer Season 2019 programme and further casting with Katherine Parkinson, Janie Dee as well as Vanessa Redgrave, Miles Jupp and David Edgar among the stars set to take to the stage in both treasured classics and acclaimed new works. (more...)

Clean Break Announces 40th Anniversary Season Two - SWEATBOX, REBEL VOICES, and More!Clean Break Announces 40th Anniversary Season Two - SWEATBOX, REBEL VOICES, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2019

Clean Break continues its 40th anniversary year following the success of its Spring season, which opened with the sold-out run of Inside Bitch at the Royal Court Theatre. (more...)

Zawe Ashton, Sharon Duncan-Brewster, Lucy Kirkwood And Tanya Moodie Announced As Clean Break PatronsZawe Ashton, Sharon Duncan-Brewster, Lucy Kirkwood And Tanya Moodie Announced As Clean Break Patrons
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2018

Clean Break is thrilled to announce that playwright Lucy Kirkwood and actors Zawe Ashton, Sharon Duncan-Brewster and Tanya Moodie join the company as Patrons with immediate effect. (more...)

Everything Must Go In Historic Citizens Theatre Moving Out SaleEverything Must Go In Historic Citizens Theatre Moving Out Sale
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

Ahead of Saturday's On the Move event, which includes a once in a lifetime sale of Citizens Theatre memorabilia, a number of the weird and wonderful items available to buy have been revealed including costumes worn by Ciaran Hinds, Glenda Jackson and Ann Mitchell. (more...)

Heidi Blickenstaff, Alexander Gemignani, Karen Ziemba and More Join Prospect GalaHeidi Blickenstaff, Alexander Gemignani, Karen Ziemba and More Join Prospect Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

Prospect Theater Company (Cara Reichel, Producing Artistic Director / Melissa Huber, Managing DIrector) is pleased to announce the line-up of performers for its 2018 Spring Gala event, to be held on Monday, May 14, 2018 from 6 - 10pm at Manhattan Penthouse (80 Fifth Avenue at 14th Street). (more...)

The McCammon Voice Competition Announces The 2018 McCammon Semi-FinalistsThe McCammon Voice Competition Announces The 2018 McCammon Semi-Finalists
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2018

The 2018 McCammon Voice Competition judges have chosen the semi-finalists for the eighteenth biennial competition, to be held on March 16, 2018 at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. The finals will be held March 17, 2018 at Bass Performance Hall. This year's competitors are David Araujo, Amanda Blue, Nicolette Book, Ryan Bradford, Rachael Braustein, Kathleen Buccleugh, Chelsea Coyne, Danielle Davis, Peter Scott Drackley, Helen Huang, Hao Hu, Emily Michiko Jensen, Abigail Kempson, Chonghwa Kim, Abigail Levis, Brandon Morales, Elizabeth Moran, Langelihle Mngxati, Chong Yoon Noh, Brittany Nickell, Yulan Piao, Anthony Reed, Michael St. Peter and Andrew Wannigman. (more...)

The New Disney Musical FREAKY FRIDAY Puts a Contemporary Spin on a Beloved Classic
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Cleveland Play House will close out their 2016-17 season with the joyful new musical romp, Freaky Friday. Based on the celebrated novel by Mary Rodgers which spawned two hit Disney films, Freaky Friday tells the story of a mother and daughter who magically swap bodies for 24 chaotic hours. The contemporary update of this American classic includes a hilarious new book by Bridget Carpenter ("Parenthood," "Friday Night Lights"), and a pop?rock score by Tony Award® and Pulitzer Prize winners Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey (Next to Normal, If/Then). Directed by Christopher Ashley, Artistic Director of La Jolla Playhouse, it has been hailed as "a polished, peppy, modern fairy tale" by The Washington Post. With high-energy choreography by Sergio Trujillo (Memphis, Jersey Boys), this vivacious production is "delightfully spunky" with "timeless appeal" (Variety). (more...)

Heidi Blickenstaff and Emma Hunton to Reprise Mother-Daughter Roles When FREAKY FRIDAY Hits Cleveland; Show Extended!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

The body-swapping duo in Cleveland Play House's (CPH) musical production of Disney's Freaky Friday will be played by Heidi Blickenstaff (Broadway's Something Rotten!) and Emma Hunton (Broadway's Spring Awakening). (more...)

Heidi Blickenstaff, Emma Hunton to Reprise Roles in Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY at La Jolla Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

La Jolla Playhouse has announced the two lead roles for its upcoming production of Freaky Friday, book by Bridget Carpenter (TV's 'Friday Night Lights,' 'Parenthood'), music and lyrics by the Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning team of Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey (Next to Normal, If/Then), based on the novel 'Freaky Friday' by Mary Rodgers and the Walt Disney motion pictures, to be directed by Playhouse Artistic Director Christopher Ashley, running January 31 - March 12, 2017 in the Mandell Weiss Theatre. (more...)

Harvard University Presents A DREAM PLAY, Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

The newly formed Theater, Dance & Media Concentration at Harvard University launches its second production with August Stridberg's A DREAM PLAY, adapted and directed by Daniel Kramer. (more...)

Harvard University Presents A DREAM PLAY, 11/11
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

The newly formed Theater, Dance & Media Concentration at Harvard University launches its second production with August Stridberg's A DREAM PLAY, adapted and directed by Daniel Kramer. (more...)

Heidi Blickenstaff Took the Stage at Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

The talented Heidi Blickenstaff took the stage at the renowned Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts. (more...)

Breaking News: Heidi Blickenstaff & Emma Hunton Will Lead FREAKY FRIDAY at DC's Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

Heidi Blickenstaff (Broadway's Something Rotten!) and Emma Hunton (Broadway's Spring Awakening) are set to star as mother and daughter in the world premiere production of the new musical Freaky Friday at Signature Theatre. The musical, based on the beloved 1972 novel by Mary Rodgers and hit Disney films and developed by Disney Theatrical Productions expressly for licensing to theatres, features a book byBridget Carpenter, music by Tom Kitt and lyrics by Brian Yorkey. This premiere production will be directed byChristopher Ashley with choreography by Sergio Trujillo. Freaky Friday will run from October 4 - November 13 in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre. Further casting and creative team members will be announced in the coming months. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with A VIEW FROM ISLINGTON NORTH at the Arts Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

A VIEW FROM ISLINGTON NORTH, an evening of imaginative, provocative and hilarious political satire from some of the UK's most celebrated playwrights, directed by Max Stafford-Clark, will play at the Arts Theatre in London from 18 May until 2 July, with a press night on 24 May. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Richard Madden and Lily James's ROMEO AND JULIET Leads May's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - May 2, 2016

London is never short of theatre temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From two buzzy Shakespeare productions and satirical opera to dance at the Old Vic, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews… (more...)

Ann Mitchell, Steve John Shepherd & More to Star in A VIEW FROM ISLINGTON NORTH at Arts Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

Casting has been announced for A VIEW FROM ISLINGTON NORTH, an evening of imaginative, provocative and hilarious political satire from some of the UK's most celebrated playwrights, directed by Max Stafford-Clark, playing at the Arts Theatre in London from 18 May until 2 July, with a press night on 24 May. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Austin Opera's A MASKED BALL Takes a Backseat to Previous Productions
by Michelle Hache - Nov 17, 2014

I have always loved opera companies that have the ability to evolve and recreate productions for modern audiences. Typically, Austin Opera always rises to meet this challenge, but regrettably, in this production they miss the mark. Despite some standout performances, A MASKED BALL falls short because of some missed opportunities and questionable choices made by the director. (more...)

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