Award-Winning Solo Show MO-TO-THE-ONCLE Returns To KeyBank Rochester Fringe FestivalAward-Winning Solo Show MO-TO-THE-ONCLE Returns To KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2018

Last year's favorite Mo-to-the-oncle (pronounced MO-to-the-AWN-uh-kuhl) returns to the 2018 KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival (Wednesday, Sept. 12 - Saturday, Sept. 22) on Saturday, September 15 at 6 p.m. and Sunday, September 16 at 4 p.m. at the School of the Arts Ensemble Theatre (45 Prince Street, Rochester, NY 14607). Tickets are $15 at rochesterfringe.com, where more information is also available. Remaining tickets will be available at the door starting one hour before curtain. (more...)

See the New Titles Coming to Prime Video This SeptemberSee the New Titles Coming to Prime Video This September
by TV News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

September brings five Prime Original series exclusively available for Prime members to stream or download at no additional cost to their membership. (more...)

Romance And Science Collide In Nick Payne's CONSTELLATIONSRomance And Science Collide In Nick Payne's CONSTELLATIONS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2018

In Nick Payne's award winning* play Constellations the infinite multiverse is distilled into a tender lover story between astrophysicist Marianne and beekeeper Roland. Directed by Victor Kalka and playing at the Chippen Street Theatre, the production stars Alice Birbara and Henry Hulme. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2018: BWW REVIEW: MY LEFT/RIGHT FOOT, AssemblyEDINBURGH 2018: BWW REVIEW: MY LEFT/RIGHT FOOT, Assembly
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Aug 4, 2018

ocal am-dram society is under pressure to comply with the equalities agenda. They come up with a cunning plan; create a gripping show starring 'the disabled'. What could be better than the Oscar-winning My Left Foot? The only snag is they can't find any disabled actors - but that never stopped Daniel Day-Lewis! Original music by award-winning partnership Scott Gilmour and Claire McKenzie with additional songs by Richard Thomas ('Jerry Springer - The Opera'). Birds of Paradise and National Theatre of Scotland present this hilarious new musical, celebrating BOP's 25th anniversary. www.madeinscotlandshowcase.com (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Presents Craig Lucas's I WAS MOST ALIVE WITH YOUPlaywrights Horizons Presents Craig Lucas's I WAS MOST ALIVE WITH YOU
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2018

Playwrights Horizons (Artistic Director Tim Sanford, Managing Director Leslie Marcus)kicks off its 2018-2019 season of "topicality and risk" (The New York Times) with the New York premiere of three-time Tony Award nominee Craig Lucas' I Was Most Alive with You, August 31 - October 14in the Mainstage Theater at Playwrights Horizons (416 West 42nd Street). Inspired by the Book of Job,Lucas' play begins at an often-humorously fraught Thanksgiving dinner and explodes onto emotionally and philosophically expansive terrain, as one character attempts to grasp the narratives of his and his loved ones' lives while they slip far beyond anyone's control. Director Tyne Rafaeli (The Rape of the Sabine Women by Grace B. Matthias, Actually) and Director of Artistic Sign Language Sabrina Dennison (Santa Sangre, the world premiere of I Was Most Alive with You) stage this production that features two casts simultaneously speaking and signing. Subtitles and intermittent spoken interpretation are included, making I Was Most Alive with You a rare example of a work that is equally accessible to Deaf and hearing audiences. (more...)

Anthony Scundi Stars As Guido In StageArt's NINE The MusicalAnthony Scundi Stars As Guido In StageArt's NINE The Musical
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

StageArt has announced that Melbourne actor Anthony Scundi will be playing the lead role of Guido Contini in their upcoming production of the Broadway smash hit NINE The Musical. . (more...)

National Youth Theatre Announces Full 2018 SeasonNational Youth Theatre Announces Full 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

Paul Roseby OBE, Artistic Director and Chief Executive of the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain (NYT) has today announced the summer and autumn season of work for 2018. (more...)

Robert Softley Gale Gives A Director's View On AccessibilityRobert Softley Gale Gives A Director's View On Accessibility
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 6, 2018

BWW catches up with Robert Softley Gale to talk about accessible theatre from a director's point of view and bringing My Left Right Foot to the 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Konversations with Keeme: A Chat with Paul BogeavBWW TV Exclusive: Konversations with Keeme: A Chat with Paul Bogeav
by Konversations with Keeme - Jun 26, 2018

This episode features: Paul Bogeav- a music director-producer, arranger and composer. He supervised and conducted the music for the Academy Award winning film CHICAGO and was Executive Producer of its GRAMMY Award winning soundtrack.  (more...)

Jessie Kilguss to Hold Record Release Show at Rockwood Music HallJessie Kilguss to Hold Record Release Show at Rockwood Music Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2018

After four widely heralded self-released albums, Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter Jessie Kilguss is clearly on the verge of gaining the wider recognition she so decidedly deserves. Her mood-affecting melodies reflect an artist who consistently proves herself remarkably adept at expressing a wide array of interests and emotions that stir the senses through both her vocals and in her verse. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2018: Pick Of The Programme - MusicalsEDINBURGH 2018: Pick Of The Programme - Musicals
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jun 14, 2018

BWW reviewer Natalie O'Donoghue selects her top pick of musicals from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe programme. (more...)

Fiona Button, Pippa Nixon And Stella Gonet Join The Cast Of THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNESTFiona Button, Pippa Nixon And Stella Gonet Join The Cast Of THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

Classic Spring is delighted to announce that Fiona Button, Pippa Nixon and Stella Gonet will join the cast of Michael Fentiman's The Importance of Being Earnest. (more...)

BWW CLOSE UP: NINE. El musicalBWW CLOSE UP: NINE. El musical
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - May 23, 2018

El proximo 7 de junio tendra lugar en el Teatro Amaya de Madrid el estreno de la nueva produccion de NINEde la mano de Showtime Producciones, y para hacer la espera un poco mas llevadera, que mejor ocasion para hacer un repaso por la historia de este musical hasta nuestros dias. (more...)

Arthur Miller's THE CRUCIBLE Hits Close to Home at Theatricum BotanicumArthur Miller's THE CRUCIBLE Hits Close to Home at Theatricum Botanicum
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

A parable of mass hysteria that draws a chilling parallel between the Salem witch hunts of 1692 and McCarthyism, which gripped America in the 1950s, The Crucible by Arthur Miller remains eerily timely in today's climate of fake news. Will Geer's Theatricum Botanicum, its own history firmly rooted in the McCarthy-era Hollywood blacklist - when actor Will Geer and his wife, Herta Ware, created the theater as a haven for blacklisted actors - opens a new production of Miller's modern classic onJune 30. Theatricum artistic director Ellen Geer, Will's daughter, is at the helm, with family members Thad Geer,Willow Geer and Melora Marshall featured in the cast. (more...)

The Wallis Presents The Bristol Old Vic And Fiery Angel Production Of LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHTThe Wallis Presents The Bristol Old Vic And Fiery Angel Production Of LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

Eugene O'Neill's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece Long Day's Journey Into Night  comes to the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts for a limited three-week engagement from Friday, June 8 through Sunday, July 1. Richard Eyre's acclaimed Bristol Old Vic production stars Academy Award winner Jeremy Irons(Brideshead Revisited, Reversal of Fortune,  'The Borgias') and Olivier Award winner and Oscar nominee Lesley Manville(Another Year,  'Harlots,' Phantom Thread). Matthew Beard (The Imitation Game, The Riot Club), Rory Keenan (BBC's 'War & Peace,' 'Peaky Blinders') and Jessica Regan (reprising the role as Cathleen from the 2016 Bristol Old Vic production) round out the ensemble cast.   (more...)

Academy Award Nominated PHANTOM THREAD Now Available on Blu-Ray & DVDAcademy Award Nominated PHANTOM THREAD Now Available on Blu-Ray & DVD
by TV News Desk - Apr 10, 2018

Nominated for six Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Director, the critically-acclaimed film Phantom Thread arrives today on Blu-ray and DVD, also available on Digital. Phantom Thread features a mesmerizing performance by Daniel Day-Lewis as an obsessed but elegant couture designer and the complex and intense influences he both exerts and attracts, especially on the women in his volatile, keenly-observed world including his formidable sister (Oscar-nominated Leslie Manville) and a strong-willed muse and lover (Vicky Krieps). Director, writer and producer Paul Thomas Anderson creates a spectacular world of heightened sensations and emotions, gorgeous style, rapturous artistry and unforgettable characters. (more...)

BWW Feature: Upcoming World Premiere of FIVE POINTS at Theater Latte DaBWW Feature: Upcoming World Premiere of FIVE POINTS at Theater Latte Da
by Karen Bovard - Mar 30, 2018

FIVE POINTS is an ambitious, tuneful, dance-rich new musical in the final stages of preparation for its world premiere in Minneapolis at Theater Latte Da, the locally famous small house committed to smart re-imaginings of traditional musical theater pieces but also-and with real vigor-to playing a significant role in creating "the dramatic canon of tomorrow." (more...)

VIDEO: Check Out What's Coming to Prime Video This AprilVIDEO: Check Out What's Coming to Prime Video This April
by TV News Desk - Mar 30, 2018

Want to watch it now? Prime Video has got it. This week's newest movies, last night's TV shows, classic favorites, and more are available to stream instantly, plus all your videos are stored in Your Video Library. Over 150,000 movies and TV episodes, including thousands for Amazon Prime members at no additional cost. (more...)

PHANTOM THREAD Now Available on Demand + On DVD & Blu-Ray April 10PHANTOM THREAD Now Available on Demand + On DVD & Blu-Ray April 10
by TV News Desk - Mar 27, 2018

Nominated for six Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Director, the critically-acclaimed film Phantom Thread arrives today on Digital and on Blu-ray and DVD on April 10.  Phantom Thread features a mesmerizing performance by Daniel Day-Lewis as an obsessed but elegant couture designer and the complex and intense influences he both exerts and attracts, especially on the women in his volatile, keenly-observed world including his formidable sister (Oscar-nominated Leslie Manville) and a strong-willed muse and lover (Vicky Krieps). Director, writer and producer Paul Thomas Anderson creates a spectacular world of heightened sensations and emotions, gorgeous style, rapturous artistry and unforgettable characters.  (more...)

BWW Review: Jobsite Theater Presents Taylor Mac's Provocative, Disturbing and Hilarious HIR at the ShimbergBWW Review: Jobsite Theater Presents Taylor Mac's Provocative, Disturbing and Hilarious HIR at the Shimberg
by Peter Nason - Mar 18, 2018

The cast is phenomenal, especially Ned Averill-Snell in a performance that brings to mind the odd combination of Daniel Day-Lewis, Harpo Marx and Lon Chaney, Jr. It's a timely show that must be seen to be believed. (more...)

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