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Theatres in Maine Begin to Make Plans For Reopening Safely Photo Theatres in Maine Begin to Make Plans For Reopening Safely
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2020

Theatres in Maine are struggling to reopen with current social distancing guidelines, which limit indoor gatherings to 50 attendees due to the health crisis.

BWW Review: DAVE, A World Premiere Musical at Arena Stage - Looks Like It is Destined Photo BWW Review: DAVE, A World Premiere Musical at Arena Stage - Looks Like It is Destined for Broadway
by Charles Shubow - Aug 9, 2018

Wonderful cast directed by Tina Landau is a nice diversion from presidential politics.

Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In On DAVE at Arena Stage; Updating Live! Photo Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In On DAVE at Arena Stage; Updating Live!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2018

Dave, new musical, is now on stage at Arena Stage. By three-time Tony Award winner Thomas Meehan (Annie, Hairspray, The Producers), two-time Tony Award nominee Nell Benjamin (Mean Girls, Legally Blonde) and Pulitzer Prize and two-time Tony Award winner Tom Kitt (Next to Normal, IfThen), Dave is inspired by the Academy Award-nominated American political comedy film. The world-premiere engagement is produced by special arrangement with Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, The Donners' Company and Larger Than Life. Under the direction of Tony Award nominee Tina Landau, and with choreography by Tony Award nominee Sam Pinkleton and music direction by Rob Berman, Dave runs July 13-August 19, 2018 in the Kreeger Theater.

BWW Review: Optimism Abounds in World Premiere of DAVE at Arena Stage Photo BWW Review: Optimism Abounds in World Premiere of DAVE at Arena Stage
by Jennifer Perry - Jul 29, 2018

'Dave' is a really fun show with a strong cast. It's just the right kind of show we need in DC right now. While questions might emerge as to whether it can play elsewhere, I would suggest that no matter where you live, you may be eager to immerse yourself in a world of political optimism for a few hours.

VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes of DAVE in DC Photo VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes of DAVE in DC
by Stage Tube - Jul 29, 2018

From a Tony and Pulitzer Prize award-winning creative team comes the world-premiere musical comedy DAVE, adapted from the Oscar-nominated film. DAVE tells the story ofhigh school teacher (and presidential lookalike) DAVE Kovic, who is hired by the Secret Service as a stand-in for the Commander-in-Chief. When the President falls ill under less than 'presidential' circumstances, DAVE is thrust into the Oval Office to avoid a national scandal, and must find a way to gain the trust and love of the American people...and the First Lady. Subscription packages, including DAVE, are currently available. Single tickets for DAVE go on sale March 28, 2018. Patrons may call the Arena Stage Sales Office at 202-488-3300or visit arenastage.org. DAVE runs July 13-August 19, 2018. For complete 2018/19 Season details, visit: arenastage.org/shows-tickets/the-season/index-18-19.shtml.

Photo Flash: Drew Gehling, Mamie Parris, Tina Landau and More Celebrate Opening Night Photo Photo Flash: Drew Gehling, Mamie Parris, Tina Landau and More Celebrate Opening Night of DAVE at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2018

Arena Stage presents the world premiere of the new musical Dave. By three-time Tony Award winner Thomas Meehan (Annie, Hairspray, The Producers), two-time Tony Award nominee Nell Benjamin (Mean Girls, Legally Blonde) and Pulitzer Prize and two-time Tony Award winner Tom Kitt (Next to Normal, If/Then), Dave is inspired by the Academy Award-nominated American political comedy film. The show celebrated its opening night this week, check out the stars celebrating below!

Photo Flash: First Look at Drew Gehling and the Cast of DAVE at Arena Stage Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Drew Gehling and the Cast of DAVE at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2018

Arena Stage presents the new musical Dave, get a first look below!

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Drew Gehling and the Cast of DAVE Photo Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Drew Gehling and the Cast of DAVE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

Arena Stage is preparing for the world premiere of a new musical Dave. Check out photos of the cast and creative in rehearsal below! 

Douglas Sills Joins DAVE the Musical at Arena Stage Photo Douglas Sills Joins DAVE the Musical at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

BroadwayWorld has learned Douglas Sills will play Chief of Staff Bob Alexander in the new musical DAVE, premiering at Arena Stage this summer!

Mamie Parris, Josh Breckenridge, and More Join Drew Gehling in DAVE at Arena Stage Photo Mamie Parris, Josh Breckenridge, and More Join Drew Gehling in DAVE at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

Arena Stage announces the full cast and creative team for Dave. By Thomas Meehan, Nell Benjaminand Tom Kitt, Dave is inspired by the Academy Award-nominated American political comedy film.

Brief 3/28: SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL Begins Previews Tonight, and More! Photo Brief 3/28: SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL Begins Previews Tonight, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 28, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Summer: The Donna Summer Musical begins previews on Broadway tonight, and more!

Drew Gehling To Lead Tina Landau Directed DAVE Musical At Arena Stage Photo Drew Gehling To Lead Tina Landau Directed DAVE Musical At Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2018

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces Drew Gehling (Waitress, Jersey Boys) will play both President Bill Mitchell and the title role in DAVE, the world-premiere musical debuting this summer, based on the blockbuster Academy Award-nominated comedy. The production, by three-time Tony Award winner Thomas Meehan (Annie, Hairspray, The Producers), Tony Award nominee Nell Benjamin (Mean Girls, Legally Blonde) and Pulitzer Prize and two-time Tony Award winner Tom Kitt (Next to Normal, If/Then), is directed by Tina Landau (SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical) and will run July 13-August 19, 2018 in the Kreeger Theater.

BWW Review: TRISTAN & YSEULT, Bristol Old Vic
by Tim Wright - Jul 6, 2017

We've all been members of 'The Club of the Unloved' where tales of unrequited love and broken hearts are the norm. In Kneehigh's world, this is a kind of back alley jazz club and the initial setting for the epic love story of Tristan & Yseult.

BWW Review: TRISTAN & YSEULT, Shakespeare's Globe
by Debbie Gilpin - Jun 15, 2017

Another tale of doomed love continues Emma Rice's 'Summer of Love' apace. Currently making its way around the country, Kneehigh's revival production of their much-beloved Tristan & Yseult weighs anchor at the Globe for a short run before continuing its UK tour. It sits somewhere in between concurrent productions Romeo and Juliet and Twelfth Night, blending tragic romance with music, dance and comedy.

WildWorks Present WOLF'S CHILD at Trelowarren in Cornwall this Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Internationally renowned theatre company WildWorks return to their roots with their first show in Cornwall for over ten years.

Kneehigh To Stage New Version Of Gunter Grass' THE TIN DRUM In Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Kneehigh's Artistic Director and Founder Mike Shepherd announces an exceptional season of revivals and world premieres for 2017.  In keeping with the company's indefatigable spirit, the season will be a heady and eclectic mix of vibrant and subversive visions, asking vital questions about who we are and how we live today.  

Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Reveals 2015 Nominations for Achievements in Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle (LADCC) has announced its nominations and special awards for excellence in Los Angeles and Orange County theatre for the year 2015 (Dec. 1, 2014 - Nov. 30, 2015).

Photo Flash: First Look at Kneehigh's TRISTAN & YSEULT at Alley Theatre @ UH
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2015

Britain's innovative and exciting theatre company Kneehigh makes their Texas debut at the Alley Theatre with a wonderfully inventive, utterly timeless, delightful tale of love. King Mark rules with his head, until he falls head over heels for his enemy's sister. Based on the ancient tale, Kneehigh's Tristan & Yseult revels in forbidden desires, broken hearts and grand passions. Seen through the eyes of the 'Unloved,' Kneehigh's Tristan & Yseult blends comedy, live music and tender truths in an irresistible night of love! Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action!

STAGE TUBE: Promo - Kneehigh's TRISTAN & YSEULT, Coming to Alley Theatre @ UH
by Stage Tube - Apr 20, 2015

TristanBritain's innovative and exciting theatre company Kneehigh makes their Texas debut at the Alley Theatre with a wonderfully inventive, utterly timeless, delightful tale of love. King Mark rules with his head, until he falls head over heels for his enemy's sister. Based on the ancient tale, Kneehigh's Tristan & Yseult revels in forbidden desires, broken hearts and grand passions. Seen through the eyes of the 'Unloved,' Kneehigh's Tristan & Yseult blends comedy, live music and tender truths in an irresistible night of love! Click below to watch a trailer for the production!

Photo Flash: First Look at Kneehigh's TRISTAN & YSEULT at Alley Theatre @ UH
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2015

Britain's innovative and exciting theatre company Kneehigh makes their Texas debut at the Alley Theatre with a wonderfully inventive, utterly timeless, delightful tale of love. King Mark rules with his head, until he falls head over heels for his enemy's sister. Based on the ancient tale, Kneehigh's Tristan & Yseult revels in forbidden desires, broken hearts and grand passions. Seen through the eyes of the 'Unloved,' Kneehigh's Tristan & Yseult blends comedy, live music and tender truths in an irresistible night of love! Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action!

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