Signature Theatre Announces Casting And Creative Team For ASSASSINSSignature Theatre Announces Casting And Creative Team For ASSASSINS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2019

Signature Theatre has announced the full cast and creative team for Assassins with music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by John Weidman and directed by Signature Theatre Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Gigi, Follies). Signature Theatre continues to be the largest single producer of the work of Stephen Sondheim and Assassins marks the 30th production of a Sondheim musical in Signature Theatre's history. Assassins will run from August 11 - September 29 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: Eugene O'Neill's Penetrating, Heartbreaking LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT at American Stage - Is It The Greatest American Play Ever Written?BWW Review: Eugene O'Neill's Penetrating, Heartbreaking LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT at American Stage - Is It The Greatest American Play Ever Written?
by Peter Nason - Jun 9, 2019

Janis Stevens gives the performance of the year in a show that you won't be able to shake for a long time. (more...)

Peace Center Adds 4 Acrobatic And Dance EventsPeace Center Adds 4 Acrobatic And Dance Events
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2019

The Peace Center has added four high-energy acrobatic and dance performances to the schedule. (more...)

BWW Previews: THE TYRONE FAMILY'S ADDICTIONS ON STAGE IN A LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT at American StageBWW Previews: THE TYRONE FAMILY'S ADDICTIONS ON STAGE IN A LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT at American Stage
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - May 22, 2019

Featuring Billy Finn, Rose Hahn, James Keegan, Josh Odsess-Rubin, and Janis Stevens, opening May 29 and running through June 30, Long Day's Journey into Night is a story of addiction - from morphine to alcohol - and a family's struggle to love itself. (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, May 6- GLORY DAYS Opens On BroadwayVIDEO: On This Day, May 6- GLORY DAYS Opens On Broadway
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 6, 2019

On this day in 2008, Glory Days had its opening night on Broadway! (more...)

BWW Review: MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT at Ordway Center For Performing ArtsBWW Review: MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT at Ordway Center For Performing Arts
by Brett Burger - Apr 6, 2019

What is described to some as crude humor to others is the best kind of humor. I was delighted to see that the touring production of Monty Python's Spamalot was touring and would be making a stop in St. Paul at the Ordway. Adapted from the 1975 film, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, this production moved to Broadway in 2005 and stars a lot of well-known names. The Broadway production was even nominated for 14 Tony awards and won three including Best Musical. The Broadway run even starred some now very big names including Tim Curry, David Hyde Pierce, Christian Borle and Sara Ramirez (Greys Anatomy). (more...)

BWW Review: MASTERPIECES OF THE ORAL AND INTANGIBLE HERITAGE OF HUMANITY at Signature TheatreBWW Review: MASTERPIECES OF THE ORAL AND INTANGIBLE HERITAGE OF HUMANITY at Signature Theatre
by Elliot Lanes - Mar 11, 2019

Sometimes a particular genre of theater isn't necessarily popular with a general audience. Theater of the Absurd might be the biggest example of this. Playwrights like Eugene Ionesco and others have left audiences scratching their heads for years as to what they were trying to say within their plays. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look At MASTERPIECES OF THE ORAL AND INTANGIBLE HERITAGE OF HUMANITY At Signature TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look At MASTERPIECES OF THE ORAL AND INTANGIBLE HERITAGE OF HUMANITY At Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

Signature Theatre presents world premiere of Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity by DC playwright Heather McDonald (Broadway's An Almost Holy Picture, Signature's Available Light). The production is directed by Australian film and theater director Nadia Tass (Malcolm, Matching Jack) and features Holly Twyford(Signature's A Little Night Music, Sex with Strangers) as Layla, Felicia Curry (Signature's The Scottsboro Boys, Arena's Nina Simone: Four Women) as Mitra, and Yesenia Iglesias (Folger's Love's Labor's Lost, Ford's A Christmas Carol) as Nadia. Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity runs from February 26 through April 7 in Signature Theatre's ARK Theatre. (more...)

Video: Signature Theatre Presents MASTERPIECES OF THE ORAL AND INTANGIBLE HERITAGE OF HUMANITYVideo: Signature Theatre Presents MASTERPIECES OF THE ORAL AND INTANGIBLE HERITAGE OF HUMANITY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

Signature Theatre is proud to present the world premiere of Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity by DC playwright Heather McDonald (Broadway's An Almost Holy Picture, Signature's Available Light). The production is directed by Australian film and theater director Nadia Tass (Malcolm, Matching Jack) and features Holly Twyford (Signature's A Little Night Music, Sex with Strangers) as Layla, Felicia Curry (Signature's The Scottsboro Boys, Arena's Nina Simone: Four Women) as Mitra, and Yesenia Iglesias (Folger's Love's Labor's Lost, Ford's A Christmas Carol) as Nadia. Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity runs from February 26 through April 7 in Signature Theatre's ARK Theatre. (more...)

Signature Theatre Announces Casting And Creative Team For MASTERPIECESSignature Theatre Announces Casting And Creative Team For MASTERPIECES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2019

Signature Theatre announces the cast and creative team for the world premiere of Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity by DC playwright Heather McDonald (more...)

2018 Barrymore Award Nominations Announced For Excellence In Theatre2018 Barrymore Award Nominations Announced For Excellence In Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2018

Theatre Philadelphia, the region's marketing and leadership organization for theatre, proudly announces the 2018 nominees for the Barrymore Award for Excellence in Theatre. Celebrating the rich, diverse professional theatre scene in the Greater Philadelphia region, the Barrymore Ceremony will be held on Monday, November 5th at 7pm at the Bok Building at 1901 S. 9th Street in South Philadelphia. Guests will continue the festivities with an after-party Celebration at the same location. Tickets for artists, supporters, and the general public are now on sale at www.theatrephiladelphia.org. (more...)

Arden Theatre Company Receives Nineteen 2018 Barrymore Award NominationsArden Theatre Company Receives Nineteen 2018 Barrymore Award Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

Arden Theatre Company, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is proud to announce that they have received 18 2018 Barrymore Award Nominations for Excellence in Theatre. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/18 - A CHORUS LINE, LES MIS, SOMETHING ROTTEN, And More!Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/18 - A CHORUS LINE, LES MIS, SOMETHING ROTTEN, And More!
by BWW Special - May 18, 2018

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature A CHORUS LINE, LES MIS, SOMETHING ROTTEN, And More! (more...)

BWW Review: Pioneer Theatre Company's MAMMA MIA! Feels EffortlessBWW Review: Pioneer Theatre Company's MAMMA MIA! Feels Effortless
by Tyler Hinton - May 14, 2018

Pioneer Theatre Company has created a truly strong production of MAMMA MIA! that feels effortless and joyful. If you are a fan of MAMMA MIA!, this is a production you won't want to miss! (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company Presents MAMMA MIA!Pioneer Theatre Company Presents MAMMA MIA!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2018

Pioneer Theatre Company presents the musical hit Mamma Mia! to close its 2017-2018 season, running Friday, May 11 through Saturday, May 26, 2018.  The New York Times said Mamma Mia! 'creates the beguiling illusion that you could jump onstage and start singing and fit right in.' (more...)

Play With Songs Inspired by Israeli Documentary Comes To Mosaic Theater CompanyPlay With Songs Inspired by Israeli Documentary Comes To Mosaic Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

The sixth production of Mosaic Theater Company's third season will be Paper Dolls, written by Philip Himberg (Producing Artistic Director of the Sundance Institute Theatre Program) and directed by Broadway veteran Mark Brokaw. This uplifting, entertaining, and thought-provoking play with songs illuminates the world of five gay male Filipino nurses in Tel Aviv who care for elderly Orthodox and Chasidic men six days a week-and headline a drag show on their day off! (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Kimberly GilbertBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Kimberly Gilbert
by Elliot Lanes - Oct 2, 2017

Today's subject Kimberly Gilbert is currently living her theatre life onstage at one of her local theatrical homes. She portrays the slightly deranged, tux shirt-wearing arsonist Billie Irons in The Arsonists at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company. The production plays through October 14th. (more...)

BWW Review: BABY SCREAMS MIRACLE Intrigues at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
by Jennifer Perry - Feb 6, 2017

Clare Barron's apocalyptic play BABY SCREAMS MIRACLE is, fundamentally, an interesting and exceptionally written exploration of the forces of religion and of nature on one small town American family dealing with its own kind of inner turmoil. A uniformly strong cast under the direction of Artistic Director Howard Shalwitz brings out the best of the already strong script at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company. (more...)

Photo Flash: SILVER BELLES at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2016

Signature Theatre is proud to present the world premiere production of a new holiday musical, Silver Belles. (more...)

Donna Migliaccio Stars in SILVER BELLES World Premiere, Starting Tonight at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

Signature Theatre presents the world premiere production of a new holiday musical, Silver Belles. Directed by Signature Theatre Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Follies, Million Dollar Quartet), this world premiere musical features a book by Allyson Currin (WSC Avant Bard's Caesar and Dada), music by Matt Conner (Signature's Nevermore) and lyrics by Matt Conner and Stephen Gregory Smith (Creative Cauldron's The Turn of the Screw). (more...)

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