The Town Hall Presents Taylor Mac's Holiday Sauce at The Town Hall on 12/11 at 8pmThe Town Hall Presents Taylor Mac's Holiday Sauce at The Town Hall on 12/11 at 8pm
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

Taylor Mac's Holiday Sauce, the latest installment of the artist's award-winning A 24-Decade History of Popular Music project, will return to The Town Hall in New York City for another skewering of the sacred and the secular on Tuesday, December 11th at 8pm. A follow-up to its debut at The Town Hall in December 2017, the show explores Christmas as calamity, upending our yuletide traditions and celebrating the holiday in all of its dysfunction with the families you choose to love. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For Classic Stage Company's New Production Of THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI, A TIMELESS ALLEGORY ON THE RISE OF FASCISMFull Cast Announced For Classic Stage Company's New Production Of THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI, A TIMELESS ALLEGORY ON THE RISE OF FASCISM
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2018

Classic Stage Company (CSC; Artistic Director, John Doyle) announces the full cast for The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, Bertolt Brecht's unsettlingly timeless work, which kicks off CSC's 2018-2019 season on October 30, with rehearsals beginning this week. Directed by John Doyle, this comical yet disturbing play from one of the greatest political satirists of all time follows a Depression-era Chicago mobster, Arturo Ui, who, with the help of his henchmen, manipulates and murders his way to totalitarian rule of the cauliflower trade. Society, of course, fails to act upon his "resistible rise." (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and TORTCH SONG's Michael Urie!Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and TORTCH SONG's Michael Urie!
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Nov 12, 2018

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway alum Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her new show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, 'Podcast Verite,' is unfiltered, raw, honest and uniquely funny. (more...)

Meet the Cast of NETWORK- Now in Previews!Meet the Cast of NETWORK- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Nov 10, 2018

NETWORK begins previews tonight, November 10 at Broadway's Belasco Theatre. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

Anika Noni Rose to Star and Co-Executive Produce a Pilot for TNTAnika Noni Rose to Star and Co-Executive Produce a Pilot for TNT
by TV News Desk - Nov 5, 2018

Beast Mode is written and executive produced by David Schneiderman with executive producers Stefanie Huie and MACRO's Charles D. King, Kim Roth and Poppy Hanks (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Presents THOUSAND PINESWestport Country Playhouse Presents THOUSAND PINES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2018

Westport Country Playhouse's world-premiere drama, "Thousand Pines," brings the national dialogue about gun violence to the stage, now through November 17.  Written by Matthew Greene, and directed by Austin Pendleton, the new play was part of the Playhouse's 2017 New Works Circle Initiative, a program dedicated to the discovery, development, and production of new live theatrical works. (more...)

Will Reynolds & Eric Price Announced Winners of 14th Annual Fred Ebb AwardWill Reynolds & Eric Price Announced Winners of 14th Annual Fred Ebb Award
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2018

The Fred Ebb Foundation in association with the Roundabout Theatre Company will present the fourteenth annual Fred Ebb Award for aspiring musical theatre songwriters to Will Reynolds and Eric Price. The award, named in honor of the late award-winning lyricist Fred Ebb, will be presented by Alan Cumming on Monday, November 26th from 6-8pm at a by-invitation-only ceremony in the Penthouse Lounge of The American Airlines Theater. (more...)

From Ugly Betty to a Broadway Household Name, Take a Look Back on the Stage Career of Michael UrieFrom Ugly Betty to a Broadway Household Name, Take a Look Back on the Stage Career of Michael Urie
by Stephanie Wild - Nov 4, 2018

Up until just a few years ago, Michael Urie may have been best known as Marc St. Jame from the television series Ugly Betty. Now, however, Broadway fans have come to know him as a household name in the theatre community. Today, we're taking a look back on Urie's stage career, ahead of his return to Broadway this season in Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Westport Country Playhouse's THOUSAND PINESPhoto Flash: First Look at Westport Country Playhouse's THOUSAND PINES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2018

Westport Country Playhouse's world-premiere drama, "Thousand Pines," brings the national dialogue about gun violence to the stage, October 30 through November 17. Written by Matthew Greene, and directed by Austin Pendleton, the new play was part of the Playhouse's 2017 New Works Circle Initiative, a program dedicated to the discovery, development, and production of new live theatrical works. (more...)

Photo Flash: Stars Toast Melissa Errico on Release of New Album, 'Sondheim Sublime'Photo Flash: Stars Toast Melissa Errico on Release of New Album, 'Sondheim Sublime'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2018

Tuesday night, luminaries from the Broadway and music industries gathered at the stunning new landmark building 108 Leonard Street in Tribeca to celebrate the release of Sondheim Sublime, the new album from Tony Award-nominated singer & actress Melissa Errico. Co-Hosted by Cristina Cuomo, guests included music icon Peter Yarrow (Peter, Paul & Mary), Errico's husband tennis star and ESPN commentator Patrick McEnroe, acclaimed NYC artist Rachel Feinstein, Apple VP Doug Beck, handbag designer Kathy Kwei, restaurateur & burlesque star Marja Sampson, Tony Award-winners Karen Ziemba & Alice Ripley, Tony Award-nominees Stephen Bogardus, Robert Cuccioli & Will Swenson, Broadway stars Ben Davis and Ken Jennings (one of the original stars of Sweeney Todd on Broadway opposite Angela Lansbury), Met Opera star tenor Richard Troxell, singer Sasha Lazard, Indian film star & producer Ritu Pande, million dollar Met Museum donor Ellen Marcus, and the album's producer Rob Mathes (who is also the main producer for Sting and Elvis Costello). (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Soara-Joye Ross and Corbin BleuBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Soara-Joye Ross and Corbin Bleu
by Elliot Lanes - Oct 29, 2018

With the holiday season fast approaching Arena Stage is readying their annual Gold Standard Musical. This year it's the classic ship shape Cole Porter musical from 1934, Anything Goes. The production begins performances on November 2nd and plays through December 23rd in the Fichandler space. (more...)

AUDELCO Announces Viv Award Nominations, CARMEN JONES LeadsAUDELCO Announces Viv Award Nominations, CARMEN JONES Leads
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2018

AUDELCO has announced the nominees for their 2018 'Viv' Awards, honoring Black Theatre in New York City. (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre Presents PARADISE BLUE Beginngin November 21Long Wharf Theatre Presents PARADISE BLUE Beginngin November 21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2018

Long Wharf Theatre, under the leadership of Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, presents Paradise Blue by Dominique Morisseau, directed by Awoye Timpo, from November 21 through December 16, 2018. (more...)

CSC Offers Election Night Ticket Discount For THE RESISTABLE RISE OF ARTURO UI Starring Raul EsparzaCSC Offers Election Night Ticket Discount For THE RESISTABLE RISE OF ARTURO UI Starring Raul Esparza
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018

Classic Stage Company will offer discounted tickets to the Election Night (November 6) performance of Bertolt Brecht's unsettlingly timeless The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui. (more...)

Review Roundup: HENRY V at Hartford StageReview Roundup: HENRY V at Hartford Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018

Henry V is the first Shakespeare production, and the second play overall, in Hartford Stage's 55-year history to be staged in the round. In addition to Grush, the ensemble cast - comprised of half men and half women - features Karen Aldridge as Exeter, Miles Anderson as Pistol, Kate Forbes as the Constable of France and Burgundy, Peter Francis James as the Chorus and Sir Thomas Erpingham, Felicity Jones Latta as the Archbishop of Canterbury, Nym and Alice, and Baron Vaughn as Fluellen and Mistress Quickly. Hartford Stage Associate Artistic Director Elizabeth Williamson will helm the production, which marks her Shakespeare directorial debut for the Tony Award-winning theatre. (more...)

VIDEO: Dianne Wiest Totally Rocks Beckett in Madison Square Park!VIDEO: Dianne Wiest Totally Rocks Beckett in Madison Square Park!
by Stage Tube - Oct 24, 2018

In a sculptural costume designed by artist Arlene Shechet, two-time Academy Award Winner Dianne Wiest has been perming pieces from Samuel Beckett's Happy Days this week (through October 26).  The action of the play takes place within and around Madison Square Park's reflecting pool, which has been emptied by Shechet for her new, site-specific installation Full Steam Ahead. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 10/24: FUNNY GIRL Revival Details, Glimpse at MARY POPPINS RETURNS, and More!Wake Up With BWW 10/24: FUNNY GIRL Revival Details, Glimpse at MARY POPPINS RETURNS, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Oct 24, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Rosie O'Donnell reveals more details on the potential Funny Girl revival, get a glimpse at Lin-Manuel Miranda and Emily Blunt in Mary Poppins Returns, and more! (more...)

THE RUSSIAN & THE JEW To Receive World Premiere at The TankTHE RUSSIAN & THE JEW To Receive World Premiere at The Tank
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2018

The Tank (Meghan Finn and Rosalind Grush, Artistic Directors) in association with Anna & Kitty, Inc. will present the World Premiere of The Russian & The Jew, a political fairy tale about anti-semitism and female friendship in the Soviet Union in 1968, co-written by Liba Vaynberg and Emily Louise Perkins and directed by Ines Braun at The Tank (312 West 36th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues), December 4-20. (more...)

BOBBY'S LAST CRUSADE Begins Performances Next MonthBOBBY'S LAST CRUSADE Begins Performances Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2018

To Seek a Newer World Productions and Lisa Dozier King in association with New Circle Theatre Company to present the World Premiere of Kennedy: Bobby's Last Crusade written by and starring David Arrow and directed by Eric Nightengale. It will begin performances on November 1; opening Thursday, November 8 and running through December 9, 2018, at the Theatre at the St. Clement's (423 West 46th St). Tickets are $65-$85 ($55 previews) and can be purchased by visiting KennedyBobbysLastCrusade.com or by calling(866) 811-4111. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Project Shaw Presents BACK TO METHUSELAH Part OnePhoto Coverage: Project Shaw Presents BACK TO METHUSELAH Part One
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 23, 2018

Gingold Theatrical Group (David Staller, Artistic Director) continued its season on October 22nd with Bernard Shaw's Back to Methuselah (Part 1). (more...)

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