BWW Review: Forget Brooklyn. Opera Philadelphia World Premieres Show Only the Dead Know Philadelphia BWW Review: Forget Brooklyn. Opera Philadelphia World Premieres Show Only the Dead Know Philadelphia
by Richard Sasanow - Sep 24, 2019

Thomas Wolfe--famed for his novels including “Look Homeward, Angel”--is also remembered for the quotable title of one of his short stories: “Only the Dead Know Brooklyn.” Judging my weekend at Opera Philadelphia's O19 opera festival, and its two world premieres, DENIS & KATYA and LET ME DIE, he could have also written “Only the Dead Know Philadelphia” (though it might have missed the priceless Brooklyn accents used in the story by this southern writer). (more...)

Hope-aholics Initiative Sends Over 2,200 Students to GLORIA: A LIFE Hope-aholics Initiative Sends Over 2,200 Students to GLORIA: A LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2019

Over 2,200 students have seen GLORIA: A Life, the groundbreaking play about activist and icon Gloria Steinem, thanks to the generosity of Hope-aholics. Named for Steinem, who coined the phrase, the Hope-aholics initiative allows donors to underwrite student tickets so that the next generation of activists can take inspiration from her story. Launched in October 2018, the program has raised over $66,000 in donations in under five months. (more...)

Patricia Kalember To Play Gloria Steinem In GLORIA: A LIFE Patricia Kalember To Play Gloria Steinem In GLORIA: A LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2019

Tony Award-winning producer Daryl Roth (Kinky Boots, The Normal Heart, Indecent) announced today that Patricia Kalember ("Power," "Sisters," "thirtysomething") will put on the aviator glasses of iconic activist Gloria Steinem in GLORIA: A Life beginning Today, January 29. Christine Lahti will play her final performance as Gloria on January 27. (more...)

GLORIA: A LIFE Reschedules January 19 Matinee To Join The Women's March GLORIA: A LIFE Reschedules January 19 Matinee To Join The Women's March
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019

Tony Award-winning producer Daryl Roth (Kinky Boots, The Normal Heart, Indecent) announced today that GLORIA: A Life has rescheduled its Saturday, January 19 matinee performance in order for the company to join the Women's March on NYC. A performance has been added on Sunday, January 20 at 7pm. The production will perform as scheduled at 8pm on Saturday, January 19. (more...)

Patricia Kalember To Play Gloria Steinem In GLORIA: A LIFE Patricia Kalember To Play Gloria Steinem In GLORIA: A LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2019

Tony Award-winning producer Daryl Roth (Kinky Boots, The Normal Heart, Indecent) announced today that Patricia Kalember ("Power," "Sisters," "thirtysomething") will put on the aviator glasses of iconic activist Gloria Steinem in GLORIA: A Life beginning Tuesday, January 29. Christine Lahti will play her final performance as Gloria on January 27. (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre to Stage Julia Cho's OFFICE HOUR This Winter Long Wharf Theatre to Stage Julia Cho's OFFICE HOUR This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2018

Long Wharf Theatre, in conjunction with Berkeley Rep, presents Office Hour, by Julia Cho, directed by Lisa Peterson. (more...)

Berkeley Rep Presents OFFICE HOUR by Julia Cho Berkeley Rep Presents OFFICE HOUR by Julia Cho
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2017

Berkeley Repertory Theatre is proud to present Office Hour by playwright Julia Cho and directed by Berkeley Rep's associate director, Lisa Peterson. A co-production with Long Wharf Theatre, Office Hour begins previews on Thursday, February 22 and runs through Sunday, March 25. Individual tickets start at $30 and can be purchased online at berkeleyrep.org or by phone, 510 647-2949. (more...)

BroadwayHD is Now Streaming EARNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME BroadwayHD is Now Streaming EARNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2017

BroadwayHD, the global online streaming service where you can watch live theater content from the comfort of your home, is now streaming Ernest Shackleton Loves Me, winner of the 2017 Off-Broadway Alliance Award for Best Musical, starring Wade McCollum (Wicked) and GrooveLily's electro-violinist Valerie Vigoda (Striking 12). (more...)

ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME to Release Cast Recording in February 2018 ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME to Release Cast Recording in February 2018
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2017

Broadway Records announced today that ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME will be released on February 9, 2018. The original cast recording is now available for pre-order at BroadwayRecords.com and Amazon.com (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre to Stage Julia Cho's OFFICE HOUR This Winter Long Wharf Theatre to Stage Julia Cho's OFFICE HOUR This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

Long Wharf Theatre, in conjunction with Berkeley Rep, presents Office Hour, by Julia Cho, directed by Lisa Peterson. (more...)

Marc Bamuthi Joseph to Present NYC Debut of PEH-LO-TAH This Week at BAM Marc Bamuthi Joseph to Present NYC Debut of PEH-LO-TAH This Week at BAM
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

/peh-LO-tah/by Marc Bamuthi Joseph and The Living Word Project, directed by Michael John Garces, with choreography by Stacey Printz, and composed by Tommy Shepherd, makes its New York debut this week, October 18-21 at the BAM Harvey Theater. (more...)

Marc Bamuthi Joseph to Present NYC Debut of PEH-LO-TAH This Week at BAM Marc Bamuthi Joseph to Present NYC Debut of PEH-LO-TAH This Week at BAM
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

/peh-LO-tah/by Marc Bamuthi Joseph and The Living Word Project, directed by Michael John Garces, with choreography by Stacey Printz, and composed by Tommy Shepherd, makes its New York debut this week, October 18-21 at the BAM Harvey Theater. (more...)

Theatre Philadelphia Announces 2017 Barrymore Award Nominees Theatre Philadelphia Announces 2017 Barrymore Award Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Theatre Philadelphia, the region's marketing and leadership organization for theatre, has announced the 2017 nominees for the Barrymore Award for Excellence in Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: NOISES OFF at CHAUTAUQUA THEATER COMPANY
by Michael Rabice - Jul 7, 2017

There can be great comedy in repetition. Allowing an audience to think they know what is coming next but slipping in an unexpected variation on a theme can throw you for a comedic loop. This premise is the basis for Michael Frayn's rioutously successful 1982 farce, NOISES OFF. The Chautauqua Theater Company is mounting a joyous production in their Bratton Theater that has theatre goers giddy with the onstage silliness. (more...)

Chautauqua Theater Company to Launch 34th Season with NOISES OFF
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

Chautauqua Theater Company (CTC), under the new Artistic Direction of Andrew Borba and continued leadership of Managing Director Sarah Clare Corporandy, kicks off its 34th season with Noises Off by Michael Frayn, directed by Borba. (more...)

Chautauqua Theater Company to Launch 34th Season with NOISES OFF
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Chautauqua Theater Company (CTC), under the new Artistic Direction of Andrew Borba and continued leadership of Managing Director Sarah Clare Corporandy, kicks off its 34th season with Noises Off by Michael Frayn, directed by Borba. (more...)

ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME to Stream Live on BroadwayHD
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

BroadwayHD will live stream 'Ernest Shackleton Loves Me,' starring Wade McCollum and Valerie Vigoda on Wednesday, June 7 at 8:00 p.m. EDT with a pre-show feature beginning at 7:45 p.m. EDT. The show will be available on BroadwayHD.com for an on-demand encore until June 24. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Wade McCollum and Val Vigoda in ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

After critically acclaimed and award winning productions in Seattle, New Jersey and Boston the new musical, Ernest Shackleton Loves me, produced by Q Theatricals, which began performances on Friday, April 14, 2017 and officially open on Sunday, May 7, 2017 at Off-Broadway's Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd Street). This strictly limited engagement will play through Sunday, June 11th only. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the stars onstage below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Wade McCollum & More Preview ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Apr 11, 2017

After critically acclaimed and award winning productions in Seattle, New Jersey and Boston the new musical, ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME, will begin performances on Friday, April 14, 2017 and officially open on Sunday, May 7, 2017 at Off-Broadway's Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd Street). This strictly limited engagement will play through Sunday, June 11th only. (more...)

ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME, Starring Wade McCollum, Headed Off-Broadway This May
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Producer Q Theatricals announced today that after critically acclaimed and award winning productions in Seattle, New Jersey and Boston the new musical, ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME, will begin performances on Friday, April 14, 2017 and officially open on Sunday, May 7, 2017 at Off-Broadway's Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd Street). This strictly limited engagement will play through Sunday, June 11th only. (more...)

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