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HARRY CLARKE and THIS LAND WAS MADE Complete Vineyard Theatre's 2017-18 SeasonHARRY CLARKE and THIS LAND WAS MADE Complete Vineyard Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce that the world premiere production of HARRY CLARKE by Obie Award winner David Cale (LILLIAN) and directed by Leigh Silverman (VIOLET) will be the first production of the 2017-2018 Season. (more...)

COME FROM AWAY Team to Talk Journey from Gander to Broadway in BroadwayCon PanelCOME FROM AWAY Team to Talk Journey from Gander to Broadway in BroadwayCon Panel
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

BroadwayCon has announced that Tony Award-winning musical Come From Away joins BroadwayCon 2018. As part of MainStage programming, this Come From Away panel will feature a conversation with the cast and creative team on the journey from Gander to Broadway. (more...)

BroadwayCon 2018 Industry Day Tickets Now on SaleBroadwayCon 2018 Industry Day Tickets Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

BroadwayCon has announced that tickets for BroadwayCon Industry Day are now on sale. (more...)

Sydney Lucas and More Join 'A Kids' Eye-View of Fun Home' Panel at BroadwayConSydney Lucas and More Join 'A Kids' Eye-View of Fun Home' Panel at BroadwayCon
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

BroadwayCon's star-studded lineup continues to grow, including ten of the young actors who starred in Fun Home. (more...)

Monica Bill Barnes & Co's ONE NIGHT ONLY Sets Dates, Tickets Now On SaleMonica Bill Barnes & Co's ONE NIGHT ONLY Sets Dates, Tickets Now On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Tuesday, August 8, 2017) Tickets are now on sale for the first production of WP Theater's 40th Anniversary Season, the world premiere of One Night Only (running as long as we can) by Monica Bill Barnes & Company (The Museum Workout; Three Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio Host with Ira Glass), produced in association with New Neighborhood. The show begins performances at WP Theater (2162 Broadway) on Saturday, September 9 with opening night set for Tuesday, September 19. (more...)

BWW Review:  Taylor Caldwell Leads a Terrific Young Cast in Carole King and Maurice Sendak's REALLY ROSIEBWW Review: Taylor Caldwell Leads a Terrific Young Cast in Carole King and Maurice Sendak's REALLY ROSIE
by Michael Dale - Aug 6, 2017

New York City wasn't exactly the most magical place for a child to grow up in back in 1975. Crime and poverty rates were inhumanely high and when the city begged for federal assistance, the president, at least according to a Daily News headline, replied 'Drop Dead.' (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse Announces Cast and Creative Team for Hansol Jung's WILD GOOSE DREAMSLa Jolla Playhouse Announces Cast and Creative Team for Hansol Jung's WILD GOOSE DREAMS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for its world-premiere production of Wild Goose Dreams, by Hansol Jung, directed by Leigh Silverman, running September 5 - October 1 (press opening: Sunday, September 10) in the Mandell Weiss Forum. (more...)

BWW TV: The Kid Critics Get Really Into REALLY ROSIE at Encores! Off-Center!BWW TV: The Kid Critics Get Really Into REALLY ROSIE at Encores! Off-Center!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 3, 2017

We are continuing the series with Tai (10), Isabella (12), and Charles (9), who just stopped by Encores! Off-Center's final show of the season, Really Rosie. Curious about what they thought about the show? Find out below! (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Encores! REALLY ROSIEBWW TV: Watch Highlights from Encores! REALLY ROSIE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 2, 2017

Led by Artistic Director Michael Friedman, the popular Encores! Off-Center series returns for its fifth season of landmark Off-Broadway musicals, continuing with Carole King and Maurice Sendak's family musical Really Rosie, directed by Leigh Silverman (August 2-5). (more...)

Sutton Foster Signs on for 'Broadway @ Town Hall' Series in ProvincetownSutton Foster Signs on for 'Broadway @ Town Hall' Series in Provincetown
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Mark Cortale's Broadway @ Town Hall series in Provincetown is set to welcome Sutton Foster, Tony Award winner for "Anything Goes" and "Thoroughly Modern Millie" and star of the hit TV Land series "Younger" by "Sex and the City" creator Darren Star, on Sunday, August 13 at 6:30pm with Michael Rafter at piano. (more...)

BWW TV: Step Into a Little Girl's Big Imagination in Rehearsal for Encores! REALLY ROSIE!BWW TV: Step Into a Little Girl's Big Imagination in Rehearsal for Encores! REALLY ROSIE!
by TV - Press Previews - Jul 26, 2017

Led by Artistic Director Michael Friedman, the popular Encores! Off-Center series returns for its fifth season of landmark Off-Broadway musicals, continuing with Carole King and Maurice Sendak's family musical Really Rosie, directed by Leigh Silverman (August 2-5). (more...)

Liz Callaway, Donna Lynne Champlin, Michael John LaChiusa and More Join Slew of Stars at BroadwayCon 2018Liz Callaway, Donna Lynne Champlin, Michael John LaChiusa and More Join Slew of Stars at BroadwayCon 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

BroadwayCon's star-studded lineup continues to grow, including the original voice of the hit animated movie 'Anastasia,' fan favorite Paula from the CW's 'Crazy Ex Girlfriend,' and more. (more...)

CTG Partners with East West Players on World Premiere of David Henry Hwang & Jeanine Tesori's SOFT POWERCTG Partners with East West Players on World Premiere of David Henry Hwang & Jeanine Tesori's SOFT POWER
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Center Theatre Group will partner with East West Players on the upcoming world premiere of 'Soft Power' at the Ahmanson Theatre, May 3 through June 10, 2018, announced Artistic Director Michael Ritchie. (more...)

Rebecca Naomi Jones, Shaina Taub and More to Lead Public Works' AS YOU LIKE IT Musical at the DelacorteRebecca Naomi Jones, Shaina Taub and More to Lead Public Works' AS YOU LIKE IT Musical at the Delacorte
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

The Public Theater will kick off the 2017-18 season in September with a free Public Works musical adaptation of William Shakespeare's As You Like It, adapted by Shaina Taub and Laurie Woolery, with music and lyrics by Shaina Taub, and the company has just been announced! (more...)

BroadwayCon 2018 Calls for Fan Program IdeasBroadwayCon 2018 Calls for Fan Program Ideas
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

BroadwayCon has announced the annual Call for Programming is now open! Broadway fans are invited to submit programming proposals for BroadwayCon 2018. (more...)

Casting Complete for 'BUBBLY BLACK GIRL' and REALLY ROSIE at Encores! Off-CenterCasting Complete for 'BUBBLY BLACK GIRL' and REALLY ROSIE at Encores! Off-Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Following the success of Assassins, Encores! Off-Center Artistic Director Michael Friedman today announced casting for the next two productions of his first season at the helm of the popular summer musical theater series at New York City Center. (more...)

Sierra Boggess, Chris McCarrell and More Join the BroadwayCon 2018 Line UpSierra Boggess, Chris McCarrell and More Join the BroadwayCon 2018 Line Up
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

BroadwayCon has just announed that Sierra Boggess, Drew Gasparini, Rodney Hicks, Patrick Hinds, and Chris McCarrell have joined the Special Guest lineup for BroadwayCon 2018. (more...)

Rosie's Theater Kids to Sing Original Tunes and More in City Center's THE LOBBY PROJECT SeriesRosie's Theater Kids to Sing Original Tunes and More in City Center's THE LOBBY PROJECT Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

The Lobby Project, a series of free pre-performance events presented in conjunction with New York City Center's Encores! Off-Center series (led this summer by producer Helen Handelman and curator Jenny Koons), returns with a line-up of performances and conversations with the artists involved. (more...)

Chloe Sevigny-Led DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT, Jerry Springer Opera Highlight The New Group's 2017-18 SeasonChloe Sevigny-Led DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT, Jerry Springer Opera Highlight The New Group's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

The New Group has announced four productions for its 2017-2018 Season. (more...)

Stage Directors and Choreographers Society Takes a Stand on Health Care ReformStage Directors and Choreographers Society Takes a Stand on Health Care Reform
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

The Executive Board of SDC, the theatrical union representing Stage Directors and Choreographers across the United States, unanimously voted to endorse the New York State Health Act (S4840) and the New York Health Program (A4738), sister bills designed to establish universal single-payer health care for all New York residents. (more...)

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