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Folk Music Icon Arlo Guthrie to Play the Davidson, 10/19Folk Music Icon Arlo Guthrie to Play the Davidson, 10/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

In 1967, the career of Arlo Guthrie, eldest son of America's beloved singer/writer/philosopher Woody Guthrie, exploded with the release of Alice's Restaurant, whose title track helped foster a generation's commitment to social consciousness and activism. (more...)

Peter Bogyo Releases Book BROADWAY GENERAL MANAGER; Slates Two September EventsPeter Bogyo Releases Book BROADWAY GENERAL MANAGER; Slates Two September Events
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Top Broadway general manager Peter Bogyo will celebrate the publication of his book, BROADWAY GENERAL MANAGER, with two free public events in September. (more...)

Original Broadway 'Elvis' to Star in HEARTBREAK HOTEL Premiere at Ogunquit PlayhouseOriginal Broadway 'Elvis' to Star in HEARTBREAK HOTEL Premiere at Ogunquit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

From the creator of Tony Award-winning musical Million Dollar Quartet, the Ogunquit Playhouse will produce the World Premiere of Heartbreak Hotel, as part of its 85th anniversary season, on stage August 30 to September 30. (more...)

Artists and Scholars  Explore the History and Legacy of Black Mountain CollegeArtists and Scholars Explore the History and Legacy of Black Mountain College
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

International Conference Gathers Artists and Scholars Who Explore the History and Legacy of the Groundbreaking Black Mountain College, Where Willem de Kooning, John Cage, Buckminster Fuller, Merce Cunningham, Franz Kline and Robert Rauschenberg Collaborated in the Mid-20th Century (more...)

Melanie Griffith to Play 'Mrs. Robinson' in THE GRADUATE at Laguna PlayhouseMelanie Griffith to Play 'Mrs. Robinson' in THE GRADUATE at Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Laguna Playhouse announced today that Academy Award nominee Melanie Griffith will star as Mrs. Robinson in their upcoming production of THE GRADUATE, adapted by Terry Johnson, based on the novel by Charles Webb and the screenplay by Buck Henry and Calder Willingham and directed by Ovation Award-winner Michael Matthews. (more...)

Pianist Yael Weiss Performs Beethoven and Premieres by Schoenfield and Chihara at BargemusicPianist Yael Weiss Performs Beethoven and Premieres by Schoenfield and Chihara at Bargemusic
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

With an eye towards 2020, the 250th anniversary of Beethoven's birth, award-winning pianist Yael Weiss has embarked upon 'A Beethoven Odyssey,' a project that combines the complete set of Beethoven's 32 piano sonatas with newly commissioned compositions related to them. (more...)

Jason Ritter, Kate Bosworth Among All-Star Cast of Nat Geo's Event Series THE LONG ROAD HOMEJason Ritter, Kate Bosworth Among All-Star Cast of Nat Geo's Event Series THE LONG ROAD HOME
by TV News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

National Geographic today announced the cast for the global scripted event series based on Martha Raddatz's New York Times best-seller THE LONG ROAD HOME. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: A History of Tony Award Winning Plays Becoming Oscar Award Winning MoviesBWW Exclusive: A History of Tony Award Winning Plays Becoming Oscar Award Winning Movies
by Katherine Blauvelt - Mar 11, 2017

Late last month, Viola Davis took home the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Rose Maxson in FENCES. Based on the August Wilson play of the same name, FENCES is the story of an African-American family living in the Hill District of Pittsburgh in 1950s. (more...)

CHICK FLICK THE MUSICAL to Premiere This Fall in ChicagoCHICK FLICK THE MUSICAL to Premiere This Fall in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Grab your friends and head out for an evening of humor, heart, and harmony as Chick Flick the Musical comes to The Royal George Theatre Cabaret, 1641 N. Halsted Street in Chicago. This uniquely female-positive new musical begins previews November 1, and opens November 10 for an open run. (more...)

Composer to Attend UK Premiere of HOTEL FOR CRIMINALSComposer to Attend UK Premiere of HOTEL FOR CRIMINALS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2016

Drama Desk winning and Tony/Grammy Award nominated composer Stanley Silverman is to attend the UK premiere of Hotel For Criminals co-written with pre-eminent avant garde theatre maker Richard Foreman.  (more...)

BWW Review: WAIT UNTIL DARK at Everyman Theatre - Another Whodunit by Playwright Frederick KnottBWW Review: WAIT UNTIL DARK at Everyman Theatre - Another Whodunit by Playwright Frederick Knott
by Charles Shubow - Sep 21, 2016

Megan Anderson once again excels starring in this mystery. (more...)

CHICK FLICK THE MUSICAL to Premiere This Fall in ChicagoCHICK FLICK THE MUSICAL to Premiere This Fall in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

Grab your friends and head out for an evening of humor, heart, and harmony as Chick Flick the Musical comes to The Royal George Theatre Cabaret, 1641 N. Halsted Street in Chicago. This uniquely female-positive new musical begins previews November 1, and opens November 10 for an open run. (more...)

Chan Centre to Welcome Arlo Guthrie for ALICE'S RESTAURANT 50th Anniversary ConcertChan Centre to Welcome Arlo Guthrie for ALICE'S RESTAURANT 50th Anniversary Concert
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents prolific singer-songwriter and American folk star Arlo Guthrie on April 21 at 8pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall.  The beloved icon & social commentator will delight audiences with fan favourites, and a performance of the complete 18-minute Alice's Restaurant Massacree, a song he only revisits every ten years due to its length. The evening will open with special guest, Sarah Lee Guthrie, Arlo's daughter who continues the Guthrie musical lineage with her signature pop-fused folk-rock sound.  (more...)

Rare Revival of ORPHEUS DESCENDING to Open at St. John's Lutheran Church This SpringRare Revival of ORPHEUS DESCENDING to Open at St. John's Lutheran Church This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

A rare revival of Orpheus Descending by Tennessee Williams will run for a limited engagement, April 23-May 14, at St. John's Lutheran Church, one of the oldest buildings in Greenwich Village. Directed by Austin Pendleton, the production features a 16-person cast lead by Irene Glezos, Thomas Beaudoin and Beth Bartley. Williams's modern version of the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice opened on Broadway in 1957 and was revived in 1989 in a celebrated production directed by Sir Peter Hall and starring Vanessa Redgrave. It has rarely, if ever, been produced in New York since. (more...)

THE MIRACLE WORKER Extends Again Through Jan 17 at Artists RepTHE MIRACLE WORKER Extends Again Through Jan 17 at Artists Rep
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2015

In light of robust patron demand and excellent press reviews, Artists Repertory Theatre is delighted to announce they will extend THE MIRACLE WORKER for a second time. THE MIRACLE WORKER will now run through January 17, 2016. (more...)

Artists Rep Extends THE MIRACLE WORKERArtists Rep Extends THE MIRACLE WORKER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

Artists Repertory Theatre is pleased to announce that The Miracle Worker will extend through January 10, 2016. The theatre is delighted that Portland audiences are excited to see this production of one of the most inspirational and triumphant stories of the human spirit ever told this holiday season. Following in the footsteps of our runaway hit musical Cuba Libre earlier this year, The Miracle Worker is the second show of Artists Rep's 2015/16 season that has extended prior to the official opening night. (more...)

Soul-Stirring THE MIRACLE WORKER Family Classic Plays Artists RepSoul-Stirring THE MIRACLE WORKER Family Classic Plays Artists Rep
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2015

?Artists Repertory Theatre is delighted to present one of the most triumphant stories of the human spirit ever told. The soul-stirring The Miracle Worker evokes hope and inspiration for the entire family at Artists Rep throughout this holiday season and through January 3, 2016. (more...)

Artists Rep Presents THE MIRACLE WORKER in DecemberArtists Rep Presents THE MIRACLE WORKER in December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2015

Artists Repertory Theatre is delighted to present one of the most triumphant stories of the human spirit ever told onstage. The soul-stirring The Miracle Worker evokes hope and inspiration for the entire family at Artists Rep this holiday season. (more...)

DANNY AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA Begins Tonight at Theater for the New CityDANNY AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA Begins Tonight at Theater for the New City
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2015

Theater for the New City, Crystal Field, Executive Director presents DANNY AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA, an explosive study of alienation and the redemptive power of love by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright John Patrick Shanley (Doubt, Moonstruck). Lissa Moira directs John Talerico and Susan Mitchell*. Twelve performances will be staged at Theater for the New City, 155 First Avenue (bet. 9th and 10th Streets), New York, NY 10003 from tonight, September 24 - October 11, 2015. (more...)

DANNY AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA to Play Theater for the New City This FallDANNY AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA to Play Theater for the New City This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

Theater for the New City, Crystal Field, Executive Director presents DANNY AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA, an explosive study of alienation and the redemptive power of love by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright John Patrick Shanley (Doubt, Moonstruck). Lissa Moira directs John Talerico and Susan Mitchell*. Twelve performances will be staged at Theater for the New City, 155 First Avenue (bet. 9th and 10th Streets), New York, NY 10003 from September 24 - October 11, 2015. (more...)

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