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Illusionist Derren Brown to Premiere SECRET at Atlantic Theater CompanyIllusionist Derren Brown to Premiere SECRET at Atlantic Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company has announced the world premiere production of Olivier Award winner Derren Brown's new show Secret, written by Andy Nyman, Derren Brown and Andrew O'Connor, and directed by Andrew O'Connor and Andy Nyman. (more...)

Jez Butterworth's THE FERRYMAN Will Transfer to the Gielgud Theatre; Cast Announced!Jez Butterworth's THE FERRYMAN Will Transfer to the Gielgud Theatre; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

After the short run at the Royal Court Theatre sold out in just one day, the producers are delighted to announce that Jez Butterworth's epic, new playThe Ferryman will transfer to the West End. Multi award-winning actor, director and writer Paddy Considine will be joined by Laura Donnelly and Genevieve O'Reilly in the production directed by Sam Mendes. (more...)


by Andrew White - Feb 7, 2017

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BWW Review: Spooky Action's Plunge into THE RIVERBWW Review: Spooky Action's Plunge into THE RIVER
by Roger Catlin - Feb 7, 2017

The theater space at the Spooky Action Theatre is so intimate you immediately feel you're in the tiny cabin where all its action in Jez Butterworth's play The River takes place. (more...)

Damian Lewis and Sophie Okonedo to be Joined by Jason Hughes and Archie Madekwe in THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA?Damian Lewis and Sophie Okonedo to be Joined by Jason Hughes and Archie Madekwe in THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA?
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Full casting for Edward Albee's The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? is announced today. Joining Damian Lewis and Sophie Okonedo, who play husband and wife Martin and Stevie in Ian Rickson's production, will be Jason Hughes as Martin's oldest friend Ross and Archie Madekwe as their son Billy. (more...)

Factory to Present Toronto Premiere of EMPIRE OF THE SON This JanuaryFactory to Present Toronto Premiere of EMPIRE OF THE SON This January
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Factory will present the Toronto premiere of EMPIRE OF THE SON, the exhilaratingly original multimedia one-man show by actor, comedian, writer and former CBC radio broadcaster Tetsuro Shigematsu. (more...)

Amphibian Stage Productions Announces Cast and Creative Team for NORTHSIDE HOLLOWAmphibian Stage Productions Announces Cast and Creative Team for NORTHSIDE HOLLOW
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Amphibian Stage Productions announces the cast and creative team for its first main stage play of the 2017 season, Northside Hollow by Jonathan Fielding and Brenda Withers. Starring Jim Jorgensen and Jordan Sobel, the play runs Friday, February 10 through Sunday, March 5 at the Berlene T. and Jarrell R. Milburn Theatre at Amphibian Stage Productions. Supporting artists include Stephanie Cleghorn Jasso and Jake Nice.  (more...)

Alex Timbers In Talks to Helm Disney's CRUELLA, Starring Emma StoneAlex Timbers In Talks to Helm Disney's CRUELLA, Starring Emma Stone
by Movies News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Broadway director Alex Timbers is currently in talks to helm the live-action film CRUELLA for Walt Disney Studios. (more...)

Factory to Present Toronto Premiere of EMPIRE OF THE SON This JanuaryFactory to Present Toronto Premiere of EMPIRE OF THE SON This January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Factory will present the Toronto premiere of EMPIRE OF THE SON, the exhilaratingly original multimedia one-man show by actor, comedian, writer and former CBC radio broadcaster Tetsuro Shigematsu. (more...)

Dark Comedy About Suicide, BOYS, Coming to LOST Theatre This MonthDark Comedy About Suicide, BOYS, Coming to LOST Theatre This Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

Ella Hickson's critically acclaimed dark comedy about suicide, Boys, comes to the LOST Theatre, Stockwell, this November. (more...)

Lawrence Gilliard Jr., Chris Bauer and More Head to David Mamet's THE PENITENT Off-BroadwayLawrence Gilliard Jr., Chris Bauer and More Head to David Mamet's THE PENITENT Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Atlantic Theater Company has announced casting for the world premiere play The Penitent, by Atlantic's Pulitzer Prize-winning co-founder David Mamet, directed by artistic director Neil Pepe. (more...)

Dark Comedy About Suicide, BOYS, Coming to LOST Theatre This MonthDark Comedy About Suicide, BOYS, Coming to LOST Theatre This Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Ella Hickson's critically acclaimed dark comedy about suicide, Boys, comes to the LOST Theatre, Stockwell, this November. (more...)

Nick Hern Books Will Publish NICE FISH Alongside Mark Rylance-Starring UK PremiereNick Hern Books Will Publish NICE FISH Alongside Mark Rylance-Starring UK Premiere
by Marianka Swain - Oct 31, 2016

Leading theatre publisher Nick Hern Books (NHB) has acquired the rights to publish Nice Fish, the new play by multi-award-winning actor Mark Rylance and acclaimed prose poet Louis Jenkins, alongside its UK premiere in November. (more...)

Jez Butterworth's New Play THE FERRYMAN and More Slated for Royal Court Theatre's 2017 SeasonJez Butterworth's New Play THE FERRYMAN and More Slated for Royal Court Theatre's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

Royal Court Theatre announces spring/summer season of work. The new season includes eight world premieres, four UK and international collaborations, the return of a seminal Royal Court play and a new podcast series. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Pittsburgh - Week of 10/23/2016Now Playing Onstage in Pittsburgh - Week of 10/23/2016
by BWW - Oct 23, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/23/2016 for Pittsburgh (more...)

Sophie Okonedo to Join Damien Lewis in Edward Albee's THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA?Sophie Okonedo to Join Damien Lewis in Edward Albee's THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA?
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

It is announced today that the Tony Award-winning and Academy Award-nominated actor Sophie Okonedo will join Damian Lewis in a new production of Edward Albee's The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?  Directed by Ian Rickson, the production will play a strictly limited 12 week season at the Theatre Royal Haymarket from 24th March to 24th June 2017. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Pittsburgh - Week of 10/16/2016Now Playing Onstage in Pittsburgh - Week of 10/16/2016
by BWW - Oct 16, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/16/2016 for Pittsburgh (more...)

Damian Lewis to Return to the London Stage in Edward Albee's THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA?Damian Lewis to Return to the London Stage in Edward Albee's THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA?
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

Ian Rickson will direct Damian Lewis in a new production of Edward Albee's The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? which will open at the Theatre Royal Haymarket on 24th March 2017 with an official opening night on 5th April 2017. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Pittsburgh - Week of 10/09/2016Now Playing Onstage in Pittsburgh - Week of 10/09/2016
by BWW - Oct 9, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/09/2016 for Pittsburgh (more...)

Atlantic Theater Company's MARIE AND ROSETTA Extended Two WeeksAtlantic Theater Company's MARIE AND ROSETTA Extended Two Weeks
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) is proud to announce that the world premiere production of George Brant's play with music, Marie and Rosetta, starring Kecia Lewis (Mother Courage, Once on This Island) andRebecca Naomi Jones (American Idiot, Hedwig and the Angry Inch) and directed by Atlantic Artistic Director Neil Pepe, has been extended an additional two weeks due to popular demand following opening last night to positive reviews. (more...)

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