BWW Review: THE FATHER at Pasadena Playhouse Florian Zeller's brilliant play THE FATHER plumbs the idea of how memory makes us who we are. BWW Review: THE FATHER at Pasadena Playhouse Florian Zeller's brilliant play THE FATHER plumbs the idea of how memory makes us who we are.
by Harker Jones - Feb 17, 2020

Florian Zeller's brilliant play THE FATHER plumbs the ideas of memory and self, starting off light-hearted and slowly, piece by piece, descending into a harrowing and devastating freefall. (more...)

Photo Flash: John C. Reilly, Simon Helberg and More Attend Opening Night of THE FATHER Starring Alfred Molina Photo Flash: John C. Reilly, Simon Helberg and More Attend Opening Night of THE FATHER Starring Alfred Molina
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2020

Pasadena Playhouse, The State Theater of California, presents The Father, written by Florian Zeller, translated by Christopher Hampton and directed by Jessica Kubzansky, now through March 1, 2020. The production stars Alfred Molina (Frieda, An Education, Enchanted April) in a tour-de-force role in perhaps one of the most awarded plays of recent times on two continents – winning the 2014 Molière Award, and nominations for the Evening Standard Theatre Award, Olivier Award for Best New Play, and Tony Award for Best Play. (more...)

BWW Review: MARY STUART at Pioneer Theatre Company is Thought-Provoking BWW Review: MARY STUART at Pioneer Theatre Company is Thought-Provoking
by Tyler Hinton - Jan 11, 2020

MARY STUART at Pioneer Theatre Company is a well-acted and thought-provoking look at two of the most powerful women in history. (more...)

Review: MONO/POLY Openly Examines Adult Lifestyle Choices and Ramifications Review: MONO/POLY Openly Examines Adult Lifestyle Choices and Ramifications
by Shari Barrett - Oct 25, 2019

For those not familiar with the term, polyamorous relationships are those in which the participating persons agree all parties involved may participate simultaneously in more than one serious or casual romantic or sexual relationship with the knowledge and consent of all partners. It's more than just a a?oehall passa?? in which monogamous couples agree to allow their partner to be with one other person. And those two lifestyle choices are the focal point of Playwright Brian Reynolds' world premiere play MONO/POLY now at the Odyssey Theatre through November 10. (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER on ABC - Thursday, October 10, 2019 Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER on ABC - Thursday, October 10, 2019
by TV Scoop - Sep 30, 2019

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER, airing on ABC on Thursday, October 10, 2019! (more...)

​​​​​​​MONO/POLY Opens Oct. 5 At The Odyssey Theatre In Los Angeles ​​​​​​​MONO/POLY Opens Oct. 5 At The Odyssey Theatre In Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019

Two monogamous couples encounter a polyamorous triad at a costume party. The triad becomes entwined in the business and personal lives of the first two couples, forcing them to examine their long-held beliefs about love and marriage. Although sexually free, the members of the triad adhere to their own fairly rigid ethical code. Who's moral now? Will the couples and the triad live happily ever after? (more...)

BWW Review: Thrilling New SWEENEY TODD Slays at OC's South Coast Repertory BWW Review: Thrilling New SWEENEY TODD Slays at OC's South Coast Repertory
by Michael Quintos - Feb 5, 2019

Admittedly, after experiencing South Coast Repertory's potent and captivating new production of SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET, I'm hard pressed to remember the last time I was both this deeply moved and this excitedly riveted by Stephen Sondheim's macabre tale of a murderous barber hell-bent on exacting revenge. A curiously odd but strangely engrossing show peppered generously with dark humor, tragically-romanticized notions, and contrasting serious overtones, SWEENEY TODD's latest iteration in Orange County---now on stage in Costa Mesa through February 16, 2019---is a thrilling, quite distinctive new reinvention, that feels like a fresh pop-up play put on by a traveling Vaudevillian troupe that time-travelled from the past to give us modern audiences a live cautionary reenactment of a Penny Dreadful story that may just be too strange not to be true. (more...)

SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET Comes to South Coast Repertory SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET Comes to South Coast Repertory
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2019

Nearly 40 years ago, Stephen Sondheim's bent-on-revenge barber, Sweeney Todd, sliced his way into the canon of musical theatre. The multi-award-winning Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street is next up on the Segerstrom Stage at South Coast Repertory, Jan. 19-Feb. 16. Kent Nicholson directs the production. Tickets are available at www.scr.org. (more...)

Go Behind The Scenes with DCPA's THE CONSTANT WIFE's Marissa McGowan's Instagram Takeover Recap! Go Behind The Scenes with DCPA's THE CONSTANT WIFE's Marissa McGowan's Instagram Takeover Recap!
by Jeffrey Vizcaino - Oct 9, 2018

BroadwayWorld has an inside look at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts's The Constant Wife as Marissa McGowan took over the BWW Instagram this past Saturday, and gave followers a behind the scenes look at a two show day! Enjoy a recap of her takeover below. (more...)

Marissa McGowan of DCPA's THE CONSTANT WIFE Will Takeover BWW Instagram Tomorrow! Marissa McGowan of DCPA's THE CONSTANT WIFE Will Takeover BWW Instagram Tomorrow!
by Jeffrey Vizcaino - Oct 5, 2018

Go behind the scenes with Marissa McGowan of The Denver Center for the Performing Arts's The Constant Wife tomorrow, October 6th as she takes over the BroadwayWorld Instagram! McGowan will show followers what a two show day is like.' McGowan stars as 'Maria-Louise Durham' in the production. (more...)

DCPA Theatre Company Announces Full Cast And Creative Team For THE CONSTANT WIFE DCPA Theatre Company Announces Full Cast And Creative Team For THE CONSTANT WIFE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) is proud to announce full casting and creative team for the Theater Company's production of The Constant Wife by W. Somerset Maugham. Constance Middleton cheerfully plays her traditional role as the intelligent, charming housewife of a successful doctor. As her friends and family keep secrets close to their chest, she has nothing to hide - and everything to gain. (more...)

Photo Flash: Laura Bell Bundy and the Cast of SWEET CHARITY Celebrate Opening Night at Reprise 2.0 Photo Flash: Laura Bell Bundy and the Cast of SWEET CHARITY Celebrate Opening Night at Reprise 2.0
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2018

REPRISE 2.0 (led by Producing Artistic Director Marcia Seligson), in association with the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television's Department of Theater (UCLA TFT) chaired by Brian Kite, presents its inaugural production of Sweet Charity.  Directed and choreographed by Kathleen Marshall with musical direction by Gerald Sternbach, the classic Broadway hit plays through July 1 at UCLA's Freud Playhouse. Take a look at photos from the show's opening night below! (more...)

BWW Review: Reprise 2.0 Inaugurates its Return with SWEET CHARITY at UCLA's Freud Playhouse BWW Review: Reprise 2.0 Inaugurates its Return with SWEET CHARITY at UCLA's Freud Playhouse
by Shari Barrett - Jun 22, 2018

Directed and choreographed by musical theatre whiz Kathleen Marshall with Musical Direction by Gerald Sternbach who brilliantly directs a full orchestra seen onstage as part of the staircase set designed by Stephen Gillford, SWEET CHARITY stars Laura Bell Bundy who brings the joy and wonder of Charity Hope Valentine energetically to the Freud Playhouse stage. With her heart literally worn on her sleeve, the musical follows the dance hall hostess as she searches around the mean streets of New York City in 1966 in her attempt to be loved, not just for sex but for her generous heart and giving nature. (more...)

Photo Flash: Hey Big Spender! Laura Bell Bundy Stars in SWEET CHARITY in Los Angeles Photo Flash: Hey Big Spender! Laura Bell Bundy Stars in SWEET CHARITY in Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

REPRISE 2.0 in association with the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television's Department of Theater presents its inaugural production of Sweet Charity. Get a look at the all-star cast below! (more...)

Reprise 2.0 Completes Cast of SWEET CHARITY; Terron Brooks, Krystal Joy Brown, and More Reprise 2.0 Completes Cast of SWEET CHARITY; Terron Brooks, Krystal Joy Brown, and More
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

Casting is now complete for the inaugural REPRISE 2.0 production of Sweet Charity. Directed and choreographed by Kathleen Marshall, the classic Broadway hit plays from June 20 to July 1 at UCLA's Freud Playhouse.  (more...)

BWW Review: FUN HOME: A Rich Blend of Laughter and Tears, at Portland Center Stage BWW Review: FUN HOME: A Rich Blend of Laughter and Tears, at Portland Center Stage
by Krista Garver - Oct 14, 2017

FUN HOME will make you laugh and it will make you cry, and you'll love every minute of it. Go see it. Also, dads, call your daughters. (more...)

Photo Flash: FUN HOME Kicks Off Portland Center Stage at The Armory's 30th Anniversary Season Photo Flash: FUN HOME Kicks Off Portland Center Stage at The Armory's 30th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Portland Center Stage at The Armory's 30th anniversary season opens with the groundbreaking, Tony Award-winning musical Fun Home. Created by Jeanine Tesori (music) and Lisa Kron (book and lyrics) and based on the celebrated graphic memoir by Alison Bechdel, Fun Home will begin preview performances on September 16, open September 22, and run through October 22 on The Armory's U.S. Bank Main Stage. Artistic Director Chris Coleman will direct a cast lead by Allison Mickelson, Sara Masterson and Aida Valentine as the central character, Alison, at three different ages. Robert Mammana (previously at The Armory as Skye Masterson in Guys and Dolls and Father in Ragtime) and Faith Sandberg will play Alison's parents, Bruce and Helen Bechdel. (more...)

Photo FLASH: FUN HOME at the Armory Photo FLASH: FUN HOME at the Armory
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

Portland Center Stage at The Armory's 30th anniversary season opens with the groundbreaking, Tony Award-winning musical Fun Home. Created by Jeanine Tesori (music) and Lisa Kron (book and lyrics) and based on the celebrated graphic memoir by Alison Bechdel, Fun Home will begin preview performances on September 16, open September 22, and run through October 22 on The Armory's U.S. Bank Main Stage. Artistic Director Chris Coleman will direct a cast lead by Allison Mickelson, Sara Masterson and Aida Valentine as the central character, Alison, at three different ages. Robert Mammana (previously at The Armory as Skye Masterson in Guys and Dolls and Father in Ragtime) and Faith Sandberg will play Alison's parents, Bruce and Helen Bechdel. (more...)

FUN HOME Opens 30th Anniversary Season at The Armory FUN HOME Opens 30th Anniversary Season at The Armory
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Portland Center Stage at The Armory's 30th anniversary season opens with the groundbreaking, Tony Award-winning musical Fun Home. Created by Jeanine Tesori (music) and Lisa Kron (book and lyrics) and based on the celebrated graphic memoir by Alison Bechdel, Fun Home will begin preview performances on September 16, open September 22, and run through October 22 on The Armory's U.S. Bank Main Stage. Artistic Director Chris Coleman will direct a cast lead by Allison Mickelson, Sara Masterson and Aida Valentine as the central character, Alison, at three different ages. Robert Mammana (previously at The Armory as Skye Masterson in Guys and Dolls and Father in Ragtime) and Faith Sandberg will play Alison's parents, Bruce and Helen Bechdel. (more...)

SOUND OF MUSIC Cast Sings Again at DC's Bistro Bistro
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

Exeunt Productions in association with La Ti Do Productions present an encore performance of concert selections from Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street at Bistro Bistro on Tuesday, July 11th at 10:30pm. (more...)

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