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Celebrate Centennial Of Women's Voting With TheatreWorks & The Woman's Club Of Palo A Photo Celebrate Centennial Of Women's Voting With TheatreWorks & The Woman's Club Of Palo Alto
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2020

In celebration of Women's Equality Day and the Centennial of the 19th Amendment, TheatreWorks Silicon Valley and The Woman's Club of Palo Alto present a virtual performance of excerpts and songs from Perfect 36, with lyrics and book by Laura Harrington, music by Mel Marvin, and direction by Mac Pirkle.

Phyllis Somerville Has Passed Away at Age 76 Photo Phyllis Somerville Has Passed Away at Age 76
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2020

Deadline has reported that Phyllis Somerville, known for To Kill a Mockingbird on Broadway, television's The Big C and more, has passed away at age 76. Somerville died of natural causes at her home in New York City. 

Marcia Cross Will Be Honored With the 2020 Marin Mazzie Award for Empowerment Photo Marcia Cross Will Be Honored With the 2020 Marin Mazzie Award for Empowerment
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2020

Marcia Cross will be honored with the 2020 Marin Mazzie Award for Empowerment, on July 16 during the Cancer Support Community's Virtual Celebration.

The Drama League Announces 2020 Directing Fellowships and Residencies Photo The Drama League Announces 2020 Directing Fellowships and Residencies
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2020

The Drama League has announced the eleven directors chosen for its Fellowships and Residencies in the 2020 Drama League Directors Project.

East Lynne Theater Company Presents SHERLOCK HOLMES' ADVENTURE OF THE BLUE CARBUNCLE Photo East Lynne Theater Company Presents SHERLOCK HOLMES' ADVENTURE OF THE BLUE CARBUNCLE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2020

Step back in time on Friday and Saturday at 8:00 PM, March 13 and 14, when the Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company launches its 40th Season with Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's 'Sherlock Holmes' Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle.'

Creative Teams Announced For Goodspeed's 2020 Season; Tickets On Sale This Sunday Photo Creative Teams Announced For Goodspeed's 2020 Season; Tickets On Sale This Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2020

 Two-time Tony Award-winning Goodspeed Musicals has brought together an extraordinary group of artists to contribute to the trio of exciting productions planned this season: a beloved Golden Age classic, a World Premiere folk-rock musical and a thrilling musical masterwork. Single tickets for all three shows set for Goodspeed's 2020 season go on public sale Sunday, February 23 at 10:00 a.m..

Works & Process at the Guggenheim to Present Bartlett Sher- Directed INTIMATE APPAREL Photo Works & Process at the Guggenheim to Present Bartlett Sher- Directed INTIMATE APPAREL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020

Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, will present Lincoln Center Theater: Intimate Apparel by Ricky Ian Gordon and Lynn Nottage with Bartlett Sher on Sunday, February 9, 2020 at 7:30pm.

BWW College Guide - Everything You Need to Know About The Hartt School in 2019/2020 Photo BWW College Guide - Everything You Need to Know About The Hartt School in 2019/2020
by Linnae Medeiros - Dec 2, 2019

We're taking a in-depth look at some of the country's most prestigious college theatre programs to help students learn all about the variety of options they have at their disposal to further their education. With the help of the schools' faculty, we're highlighting insights about everything from audition advice to real world experience and more. Today we're taking a look at The Hartt School at the University of Hartford, including its guest directors and artists, senior showcase, and more.

East Lynne Theater Company Presents SHERLOCK HOLMES' ADVENTURE OF THE BLUR CARBUNCLE Photo East Lynne Theater Company Presents SHERLOCK HOLMES' ADVENTURE OF THE BLUR CARBUNCLE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019

'The question is the sequence of events leading from the jewel-case at one end, to the stomach of a goose at the other.' Sherlock Holmes is speaking to Dr. Watson as they begin an investigation that might save an innocent man from prison.

Video: Get A First Look At Goodspeed Musicals' BILLY ELLIOT Photo Video: Get A First Look At Goodspeed Musicals' BILLY ELLIOT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019

Sometimes being brave means being yourself! This fall Goodspeed Musicals' production of Billy Elliot The Musical will spark with infectious energy. This tour-de-force of dance based on the British movie of the same name, will run September 13 a?' November 24 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, Conn. [Official Press Opening will be October 2, 2019].

Photo Flash: California Shakespeare Theater Presents HOUSE OF JOY Photo Photo Flash: California Shakespeare Theater Presents HOUSE OF JOY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2019

California Shakespeare Theater continues its 2019 summer season with the world premiere of House of Joy by Madhuri Shekar as part of their New Classics Initiative; playing now through September 8, 2019 at the Bruns Amphitheater. A Pay What You Can performance will be held on Wednesday, August 14. 

Cast Of Goodspeed Musicals BILLY ELLIOT Announced Photo Cast Of Goodspeed Musicals BILLY ELLIOT Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2019

Sometimes being brave means being yourself! This fall Goodspeed Musicals' production of Billy Elliot The Musical will spark with infectious energy. This tour-de-force of dance based on the British movie of the same name, will run September 13 a?' November 24 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, Conn. [Official Press Opening will be October 2, 2019].

California Shakespeare Theater Continues Its 45th Season With The World Premiere Of H Photo California Shakespeare Theater Continues Its 45th Season With The World Premiere Of HOUSE OF JOY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2019

California Shakespeare Theater continues its 2019 summer season with the world premiere of House of Joy by Madhuri Shekar as part of their New Classics Initiative; playing August 14 through September 1, 2019 at the Bruns Amphitheater. A Pay What You Can performance will be held on Wednesday, August 14. 

East Lynne Theater Company Presents THE RAINMAKER Photo East Lynne Theater Company Presents THE RAINMAKER
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2019

'I tried to tell a simple story about droughts that happen to people, and about faith,' wrote N. Richard Nash (1913-2000) in regards to his own profoundly beautiful play, 'The Rainmaker.'

Josie Todd, J. Robert Spencer, Isabel Keating, Among Stars of Goodspeed's BECAUSE OF  Photo Josie Todd, J. Robert Spencer, Isabel Keating, Among Stars of Goodspeed's BECAUSE OF WINN DIXIE
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2019

This summer Goodspeed Musicals will produce the heartwarming new musical Because of Winn Dixie. This touching tale based on the award-winning novel by Kate DiCamillo will run June 28 - September 1 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, Conn.

Lincoln Center Theater Announces INTIMATE APPAREL Opera Written By Lynn Nottage and R Photo Lincoln Center Theater Announces INTIMATE APPAREL Opera Written By Lynn Nottage and Ricky Ian Gordon; Directed by Bartlett Sher
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2019

Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Andre Bishop) has announced that it will produce Intimate Apparel, a new opera with music by Ricky Ian Gordon and a libretto by Lynn Nottage, based on her critically acclaimed play.  The production, which will be directed by Bartlett Sher, will begin previews Thursday, February 27 and open on Monday, March 23 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). 

NATIVE GARDENS Comes To Cleveland Play House Photo NATIVE GARDENS Comes To Cleveland Play House
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2019

Cleveland Play House (CPH), offers the thought-provoking comedy Native Gardens from playwright Karen Zacarias, to be performed April 27th - May 19th  in the Allen Theatre at Playhouse Square.  The production is directed by CPH Associate Artistic Director Robert Barry Fleming, with a press opening Friday, May 3rd. 

Announcing The 2019 Lotte Lenya Competition Semifinalists Photo Announcing The 2019 Lotte Lenya Competition Semifinalists
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2019

Twenty-eight performers selected to compete for a chance to win top prizes of $20,000, $15,000, and $10,000; total prizes to exceed $75,000; an all-star team of musical theater, opera, and Kurt Weill experts to adjudicate semifinals and finals.

Tony-Nominated Star Katherine Helmond Dies at 89 Photo Tony-Nominated Star Katherine Helmond Dies at 89
by TV News Desk - Mar 1, 2019

Katherine Helmond, the Tony-nominated and Emmy-nominated actress, has passed away February 23 of Alzheimer's complications at her home in Los Angeles, according to Deadline. She was 89.

RICHARD II Begins The Fire And Reign Series At Orlando Shakes Photo RICHARD II Begins The Fire And Reign Series At Orlando Shakes
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019

William Shakespeare's Richard II produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF runs from March 27 - April 28, 2019. Tickets (starting at $30) are available now by phone (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, online at orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street).

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