Playground Supports Immersive Theater Company WITNESS And New Production, LAST DAYS OF THE TSARS Playground Supports Immersive Theater Company WITNESS And New Production, LAST DAYS OF THE TSARS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2019

Colin Callender's Tony and Golden Globe award-winning production company Playground (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Lucky Guy) today announces its expansion into immersive theatre with its support of WITNESS, a new theatre company created and led by Artistic Director Michael Bontatibus, former creative executive at Playground. WITNESS's recent sold-out productions include Noirtown which premiered at the Rave Theatre Festival and was hailed by The New York Times as a?oeelectrifying,a?? Found Footage at Colonels Row on Governors Island, and The Visitation at the Wyckoff House, the oldest building in New York. (more...)

Starz Holds Court with New and Returning Cast for THE SPANISH PRINCESS Starz Holds Court with New and Returning Cast for THE SPANISH PRINCESS
by TV News Desk - Sep 26, 2019

Starz, a Lionsgate company (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B), today announced the start of production on the eight-episode conclusion of 'The Spanish Princess,' with returning leads Charlotte Hope ('The English Game,' 'Game of Thrones') and Ruairi O'Connor ('Delicious,' Teen Spirit) reprising their roles as the ruling couple Catherine of Aragon and Henry VIII. Other key cast also returning are Stephanie Levi-John (Diversion, Striking Out) as Catherine's trusted confidante Lina de Cardonnes, Georgie Henley (The Chronicles of Narnia Trilogy) as Henry's younger sister and Queen of Scotland Margaret ('Meg') Tudor and Laura Carmichael ('Downton Abbey,' A United Kingdom) as Margaret ('Maggie') Pole. (more...)

Scoop: Upcoming Guests on GOOD MORNING AMERICA, 4/29-5/3 Scoop: Upcoming Guests on GOOD MORNING AMERICA, 4/29-5/3
by TV Scoop - Apr 26, 2019

Get all the scoop on Upcoming Guests on GOOD MORNING AMERICA, 4/29-5/3, airing on ABC! (more...)

THE NUN Crosses $200 Million at Global Box Office THE NUN Crosses $200 Million at Global Box Office
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

New Line Cinema's horror thriller “The Nun” crossed $200 million at the global box office today, in only its second weekend in release.  The latest hit in the studio's hugely successful “Conjuring” universe, “The Nun” has pushed the already highest-grossing horror franchise to more than $1.4 billion…and counting. (more...)

GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS To Arrive On The Opera House Manchester Stage GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS To Arrive On The Opera House Manchester Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

After 'sealing the deal' with critics and audiences alike during its smash hit West End run, Sam Yates' unmissable production of one of David Mamet's greatest and most lauded plays, Glengarry Glen Ross will embark on a nationwide tour from 14 February 2019 opening at the New Victoria Theatre, Woking. The hard-nosed sales team in this darkly funny classic will then visit Birmingham, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Glasgow, Richmond, Brighton and Cardiff with further tour dates to be announced shortly. (more...)

GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS Will Tour The UK Starring Mark Benton And Nigel Harman GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS Will Tour The UK Starring Mark Benton And Nigel Harman
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

After 'sealing the deal' with critics and audiences alike during its smash hit West End run, Sam Yates' unmissable production of one of David Mamet's greatest and most lauded plays, Glengarry Glen Ross will embark on a nationwide tour from 14 February 2019 opening at the New Victoria Theatre, Woking. The hard-nosed sales team in this darkly funny classic will then visit Birmingham, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Glasgow, Richmond, Brighton and Cardiff with further tour dates to be announced shortly. (more...)

VIDEO: Check Out this Newly Released Teaser for Upcoming Horror Flick, THE NUN VIDEO: Check Out this Newly Released Teaser for Upcoming Horror Flick, THE NUN
by TV News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

Filmmaker James Wan, director of the record-setting horror hits “The Conjuring” and “The Conjuring 2,” explores another dark corner of that universe with “The Nun.”  Directed by Corin Hardy (“The Hallow”), the new fright-fest is produced by Wan and by Peter Safran, who has produced all the films in “The Conjuring” franchise.   (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of PEACE FOR MARY FRANCES Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of PEACE FOR MARY FRANCES
by Jennifer Broski - May 24, 2018

The New Group celebrated Opening Night of Lily Thorne's Peace for Mary Frances last night, with Heather Burns, Johanna Day, Natalie Gold, Mia Katigbak, Paul Lazar, Brian Miskell, Melle Powers, Lois Smith and J. Smith-Cameron, in a world premiere production directed by Lila Neugebauer. A limited Off-Broadway engagement is slated through June 17 at The Pershing Square Signature Center (The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at The New Group's World Premiere of PEACE FOR MARY FRANCES Photo Flash: First Look at The New Group's World Premiere of PEACE FOR MARY FRANCES
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018

The New Group proudly presents Lily Thorne's Peace for Mary Frances, with Heather Burns, Johanna Day, Natalie Gold, Mia Katigbak, Paul Lazar, Brian Miskell, Melle Powers, Lois Smith and J. Smith- Cameron, in a world premiere production directed by Lila Neugebauer. Check out photos below! (more...)

Production Commences on Starz' THE SPANISH PRINCESS Production Commences on Starz' THE SPANISH PRINCESS
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2018

Production Commences on Starz' THE SPANISH PRINCESS (more...)

The New Group Announces Full Cast & Creative Team For PEACE FOR MAY FRANCES The New Group Announces Full Cast & Creative Team For PEACE FOR MAY FRANCES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2018

The New Group has announced full casting and creative team for Lily Thorne's Peace for Mary Frances, with Heather Burns, Johanna Day, Natalie Gold, Mia Katigbak, Paul Lazar, Brian Miskell, Melle Powers and J. Smith-Cameron joining, as previously announced, Lois Smith in this world premiere production directed by Lila Neugebauer. (more...)

The New Group Announces Final Extension of GOOD FOR OTTO The New Group Announces Final Extension of GOOD FOR OTTO
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

The New Group has announced a second extension for the New York premiere production of David Rabe's Good for Otto, which will now play its final performance on Sunday, April 15.  Due to demand, the company previously announced a one week extension through April 8. (more...)

Photo Coverage: GOOD FOR OTTO Celebrates Opening Night Photo Coverage: GOOD FOR OTTO Celebrates Opening Night
by Walter McBride - Mar 9, 2018

Good For Otto opened last night, March 8, at The Pershing Square Signature Center (The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street). Originally set to play a limited Off-Broadway engagement through April 1, this production now plays through Sunday, April 8. (more...)

GOOD FOR OTTO Extends Through April 8 GOOD FOR OTTO Extends Through April 8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

Due to demand, The New Group has announced a one-week extension for the New York premiere production of David Rabe's Good for Otto. Previews begin tonight, February 20, in advance of an Official Opening Night on Thursday, March 8. Originally set to play a limited Off-Broadway engagement through April 1, this production now plays through Sunday, April 8 at The Pershing Square Signature Center (The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Rhea Perlman Joins the New Group's Production of David Rabe's GOOD FOR OTTO Rhea Perlman Joins the New Group's Production of David Rabe's GOOD FOR OTTO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2018

The New Group has announced that Rhea Perlman will join F. Murray Abraham, Kate Buddeke, Laura Esterman, Nancy Giles, Lily Gladstone, Ed Harris, Charlotte Hope, Mark Linn-Baker, Amy Madigan, Rileigh McDonald, Kenny Mellman, Maulik Pancholy and Michael Rabe in the New York premiere of David Rabe's Good for Otto. Rhea Perlman will appear in the role of Nora, as Rosie O'Donnell, previously announced, is unable to appear due to illness. Directed by Scott Elliott, this production will play a limited Off-Broadway engagement February 20 - April 1, with Opening Night on Thursday, March 8 at The Pershing Square Signature Center (The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street). (more...)

BWW Morning Brief January 17th, 2018: Terrence McNally's FIRE AND AIR Begins Performances, and More! BWW Morning Brief January 17th, 2018: Terrence McNally's FIRE AND AIR Begins Performances, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 17, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Terrence McNally's Fire and Air begins performances, Nathan Lane guest stars on The Blacklist, and more! (more...)

Full Casting Has Been Announced for The New Group's GOOD FOR OTTO, Featuring Rosie O'Donnell and More Full Casting Has Been Announced for The New Group's GOOD FOR OTTO, Featuring Rosie O'Donnell and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

The New Group has announced full casting and creative team for David Rabe's Good for Otto, with Kate Buddeke, Laura Esterman, Nancy Giles, Lily Gladstone, Charlotte Hope, Mark Linn-Baker, Kenny Mellman and Maulik Pancholy joining, as previously announced, F. Murray Abraham, Ed Harris, Amy Madigan, Rileigh McDonald, Rosie O'Donnell and Michael Rabe in this New York premiere directed by Scott Elliott. (more...)

BWW Review: ALBION, Almeida Theatre BWW Review: ALBION, Almeida Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Oct 18, 2017

The urge to present state-of-the-nation plays following the Brexit vote is understandable, even vital, but has produced decidedly mixed results. Thankfully, Mike Bartlett's empathetic Chekhovian response is a real winner: rich in loamy metaphor, yes, but also a gripping family drama crackling with humour. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Victoria Hamilton and Cast of ALBION at Almeida Theatre Photo Flash: First Look at Victoria Hamilton and Cast of ALBION at Almeida Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Albion is a new play by Mike Bartlett, directed by Rupert Goold, their first collaboration following their international award-winning production King Charles III. (more...)

LABOUR OF LOVE Leads October's Top 10 New London Shows LABOUR OF LOVE Leads October's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Sep 28, 2017

London is never short of theatre temptations, whether epic West End shows or bold fringe offerings. From political drama to immersive Agatha Christie and the unveiling of a new venue, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews... (more...)

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