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BWW Review: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Tobacco Factory Theatres Photo BWW Review: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Tobacco Factory Theatres
by Tim Wright - Mar 1, 2019

It's fitting that the once industrial space of the Tobacco Factory is now the dystopian setting for the latest outing of the Factory Company - a gender-bending A Midsummer Night's Dream.

Tobacco Factory Theatres Announces Cast For 2019 Factory Company Season Photo Tobacco Factory Theatres Announces Cast For 2019 Factory Company Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2019

Tobacco Factory Theatres has announced the casting of its second Factory Company - the resident professional ensemble that will perform new in-house productions of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream and Timberlake Wertenbaker's Our Country's Good between February and May 2019.

THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL Will Open At Theatre Royal Bath's The Egg Theatre Photo THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL Will Open At Theatre Royal Bath's The Egg Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2018

This Christmas, Theatre Royal Bath's the egg theatre and Pins & Needles Productions present a new adaptation of Baroness Orczy's The Scarlet Pimpernel in a comedic romp reuniting the award-winning production team behind last year's critically acclaimed production of Little Mermaid. Recently named winners of the UK Theatre Award for Best Show for Children and Young People, they will present this new production at the egg from 6 December to 13 January 2019, with opening night for press on 12 December 2018.

BWW Review: THE WEDDING SINGER at Cultural Arts Playhouse Photo BWW Review: THE WEDDING SINGER at Cultural Arts Playhouse
by Jaime Zahl - Sep 13, 2017

Teased hair, neon mesh and parachute pants galore - The Wedding Singer at the Cultural Arts Playhouse in Syosset is a jubilant trip back to the '80s.

SEX AND THE CITY LIVE! Returns to Oasis 6/1-7/1
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

Now in it's sixth year, the uproarious drag sendup of HBO's beloved series Sex and the City is back at the Oasis, June 1 - July 1, 2017 - Thursday at 8:00PM, Friday and Saturday at 7:00PM at Oasis - 298 11th Street (on the corner of Folsom).  Tickets are $25-$35 in advance at www.sfoasis.com

Photo Flash: A First Look at PETER PAN at the National Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

All children, except one, grow up...

Photo Flash: Bristol Old Vic's Inventive PETER PAN Comes to the National Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

Director Sally Cookson brings her wondrously inventive Peter Pan to the National Theatre after a sell-out, critically acclaimed run at Bristol Old Vic Theatre. Peter Pan will open in the Olivier Theatre tonight 17 November, with press night on Friday 2 December. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below!

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for Bristol Old Vic's Inventive PETER PAN, Coming to the National Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

Director Sally Cookson brings her wondrously inventive Peter Pan to the National Theatre after a sell-out, critically acclaimed run at Bristol Old Vic Theatre. Peter Pan will open in the Olivier Theatre on Thursday 17 November, with press night on Friday 2 December. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below!

The National Theatre Announces Updated Casting for PETER PAN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Devised by the Companies, based on the works of JM Barrie Previews from 16 November, Press Night 23 November, final performance 4 February.  Sophie Thompson has had to withdraw from the cast of Peter Pan, the National Theatre's Christmas show, due to a broken wrist. Anna Francolini, last seen at the NT in wonder.land, will take over the role of Captain Hook/ Mrs Darling. The NT is delighted that Anna was available to step into the role, and wishes Sophie a speedy recovery. 

Ruth Wilson Stars in HEDDA GABLER in New National Theatre Season
by Marianka Swain - Sep 2, 2016

Ruth Wilson takes the title role in HEDDA GABLER in a new version by Patrick Marber, directed by Ivo van Hove, in the new National Theatre season. The production previews from 5 December.

RSC Sets Cast of WENDY & PETER PAN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2015

Full casting is announced for the Royal Shakespeare Company's (RSC) family winter production of Wendy & Peter Pan. A magical adaptation of JM Barrie's classic novel by Ella Hickson, the show returns to the Royal Shakespeare Theatre following the productions acclaimed success in 2013.

Dan Wheeler, aNavy Veteran and Retired Pastor, Launches New Book
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

Hudson Music Club Presents STILL IN THE MOOD at Hudson Village Theatre, Now thru 9/29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2013

The Hudson Music Club (HMC) is beginning its 62nd year of musical merriment, opening its season once again at the charming Hudson Village Theatre with STILL IN THE MOOD - The story continues ..., the sequel to last year's sold out revue. There will be six performances between today, September 25th and 29th.

Hudson Music Club to Present STILL IN THE MOOD at Hudson Village Theatre, 9/25-29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2013

The Hudson Music Club (HMC) is beginning its 62nd year of musical merriment, opening its season once again at the charming Hudson Village Theatre with STILL IN THE MOOD - The story continues ..., the sequel to last year's sold out revue. There will be six performances between September 25th and 29th.

BWW Interviews: British Propeller's TAMING OF THE SHREW Actors Dish on Shakespeare and Minneapolis (Part Two)
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Mar 29, 2013

British theatre troupe Propeller is presenting Taming of the Shrew in repertory with Twelfth Night at the Guthrie Theater through April 6, 2013. This is the second of a two-part interview with two company members, Vince Leigh and Dan Wheeler.

BWW Interviews: British Propeller's TAMING OF THE SHREW Actors Dish on Shakespeare and Minneapolis (Part One)
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Mar 26, 2013

British theatre troupe Propeller is presenting Taming of the Shrew in repertory with Twelfth Night at the Guthrie Theater through April 6. Two of the 14 actors in the company sat down one recent afternoon to talk about Minneapolis, Shrew and Shakespeare. This is part one of two.

The Guthrie Announces Casting for Propeller's TWELFTH NIGHT and THE TAMING OF THE SHREW
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2013

The Guthrie Theater continues its 2012-13 season with the British company Propeller's all-male, modern and physical productions of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night and The Taming of the Shrew, directed by Propeller artistic director Edward Hall. The two plays, performed in repertory (audiences can choose either show, or both on two different nights), come to the Guthrie as part of Propeller's international tour running through August 2013. Twelfth Night and The Taming of the Shrew begin performances at the Guthrie on February 27, and continue through April 6, 2013. Single tickets start at $29 and are now on sale through the Guthrie Box Office at 612.377.2224, toll-free 877.44.STAGE, 612.225.6244 (Group Sales) and online at www.guthrietheater.org.

Celebrate Streisand's Birthday & New Vanguard DVD Release - Special Feature
by BWW - Apr 23, 2010

Barbra Streisand celebrates her birthday on April 24th and her highly-anticipated new DVD comes out May 4th. To help celebrate the new release, BroadwayWorld.com is proud to present an online exclusive 3500 word piece written by Richard Jay-Alexander, who has worked with Streisand since 2000. This specially written piece is from the upcoming issue of All About Barbra Magazine, which will also feature many other articles, including another 'exclusive' written by Barbra's A&R guy, Jay Landers, who accompanied her on the day of and writes about the recording session of 'We Are the World 25'. Click here for more information on the magazine and how to order the upcoming current issue.

HE SHOOTS, HE SCORES! Richard Jay-Alexander Back to QVC for Round II with New Streisand CD
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2009

Richard Jay-Alexander will be on QVC, again tomorrow, Thursday, September 17th, to once again introduce the audience to Barbra Streisands highly anticipated studio album, LOVE IS THE ANSWER, produced by Diana Krall and recorded at the legendary Capitol Records Studio - where Sinatra, Peggy Lee and all the greats did some of their best work.

Kellgren, Ford , Hyde Star In PETER PAN At Kensington Gardens 5/26-8/30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2009

Peter Pan will return home for the first time in over 100 years when a new production of JM Barrie's 'PETER PAN', written by Tanya Ronder, will be performed this summer in a specially designed tent in Kensington Gardens. As JM Barrie wrote in 'Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens', 'Standing on the ledge he could see trees far away, which were doubtless the Kensington Gardens, and the moment he saw them he entirely forgot that he was now a little boy in a nightgown, and away he flew, right over the houses into the Gardens.'

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