5x5, The Abbey Theatre's Community Development Project, Returns For 20205x5, The Abbey Theatre's Community Development Project, Returns For 2020
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2019

Applications open today for 5x5 2020, the Abbey Theatre's community development project designed to enable underrepresented communities to share their stories on their national stage. Now in its third year, 5x5 offers five groups five days' worth of space, technical assistance and €5,000 to help in the development of a theatre project. (more...)

COME FROM AWAY Further Extends In The West EndCOME FROM AWAY Further Extends In The West End
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019

As hit musical Come From Away celebrates its 300th performance and 300,000th visitor in the UK, the Olivier Award-winning a?oeBest New Musicala?? announces that it will further extend its hugely successful run in the West End until 23 May 2020. (more...)

COME FROM AWAY Releases New Block of Tickets Through June 2020COME FROM AWAY Releases New Block of Tickets Through June 2020
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2019

Tickets for the Tony Award-winning and Olivier Award-winning musical COME FROM AWAY, now in its third smash hit year on Broadway, are now on sale for performances through Sunday, June 28, 2020. COME FROM AWAY began performances on February 18, 2017 and officially opened to critical acclaim on March 12, 2017 at Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street), where the show continues to play to standing-room-only audiences. (more...)

DOUBT At Studio Theatre Receives Second Extension; Must Close October 20DOUBT At Studio Theatre Receives Second Extension; Must Close October 20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2019

Studio Theatre's season-opening production of Doubt: A Parable has been extended a second time, closing October 20, 2019. John Patrick Shanley's Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece is directed at Studio by Matt Torney and anchored by Studio mainstay Sarah Marshall. She is joined by Christian Conn (Studio Theatre's Venus in Fur) as Father Flynn, Amelia Pedlow as Sister James, and Tiffany M. Thompson as Mrs. Muller. (more...)

BWW Review: LAST ORDERS AT THE DOCKSIDE at The Abbey TheatreBWW Review: LAST ORDERS AT THE DOCKSIDE at The Abbey Theatre
by Jini Rooney - Sep 27, 2019

1980. The Dublin docklands. Family and friends gather at their local pub after the funeral of their beloved patriarch, a prominent and well-respected docker.  The gathering is timely as they are inadvertently the final patrons of the establishment. The following morning the pub is due for demolition. Caught in the flurry of Ireland's massive social and economic reform, they gather to mourn the passing of a soul, a pub and their entire way of life. (more...)

Photo Flash: Quintessence Theatre Group Stages THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLDPhoto Flash: Quintessence Theatre Group Stages THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019

Quintessence Theatre Group, Philadelphia's professional classic repertory theatre, launches its tenth anniversary season of progressive classic theatre with J. M. Synge's masterpiece THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD. (more...)

The T. S. Eliot Lecture 2019 Comes to the Abbey TheatreThe T. S. Eliot Lecture 2019 Comes to the Abbey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019

The T. S. Eliot Estate announces the fourth of five annual lectures in T. S. Eliot's name and in memory of his impact on modern letters, hosted by the Abbey Theatre. Already sold out, the 2019 lecture will be delivered by Sean Scully RA and is entitled “Belief versus Disbelief”. (more...)

Birmingham Repertory Theatre Announces Shows For Spring 2020Birmingham Repertory Theatre Announces Shows For Spring 2020
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019

Birmingham Repertory Theatre has today announced a raft of shows for spring 2020. The programme precedes new Artistic Director, Sean Foley's first full season of work in autumn 2020. (more...)

Studio Theatre Extends Pulitzer Prize-Winning DOUBT: A ParableStudio Theatre Extends Pulitzer Prize-Winning DOUBT: A Parable
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019

Studio Theatre is extending its season-opening production of Doubt: A Parable, adding five performances through October 13, 2019. John Patrick Shanley's masterpiece received the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize for its compelling interrogation of certitude and scandal within the Catholic Church. Studio's production is directed by the theatre's Associate Artistic Director Matt Torney and is anchored by DC theatre treasure Sarah Marshall, distinguished by having performed at Studio more than any other actor. Joining Marshall are Christian Conn (Studio Theatre's Venus in Fur) as Father Flynn, Amelia Pedlow as Sister James, and Tiffany M. Thompson as Mrs. Muller. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Matt TorneyBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Matt Torney
by Elliot Lanes - Sep 24, 2019

Today's subject Matt Torney is currently the Associate Artistic Director of Studio Theatre. Their excellent current production of Doubt: A Parable is helmed by Torney and plays through October 6th in Studio's Metheny space. (more...)

Abbey Theatre Announces Winter SeasonAbbey Theatre Announces Winter Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019

Directors of the Abbey Theatre, Graham McLaren and Neil Murray, today announced two productions set to delight audiences this winter. The first, a major new Abbey Theatre production, from the Irish canon, of Drama at Inish; followed by Collapsing Horse's A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings, a magical show for all the family. (more...)

ASKING FOR IT Returns to The EverymanASKING FOR IT Returns to The Everyman
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019

Audience reaction to the acclaimed stage adaptation of Louise O'Neill's devastating novel was overwhelming. The initial run in The Everyman broke every box office record and the run at the Abbey Theatre in Dublin also sold out well in advance of the production even opening and drewan extraordinary reaction on social media. This timely production returns to the Everyman next week when audiences will have the chance to experience it for themselves. (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Group Presents J. M. Synge's PLAYBOYQuintessence Theatre Group Presents J. M. Synge's PLAYBOY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019

Quintessence Theatre Group, Philadelphia's professional classic repertory theatre, launches its tenth anniversary season of progressive classic theatre with J. M. Synge's masterpiece THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD. The play will be presented in repertory with THE SYNGE TRIPTYCH, three short plays by J. M. Synge presented in one evening. All performances are at the Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Ave., Mt. Airy, Philadelphia, 19119.a?? To purchase tickets, visit www.QTGrep.orga??or call 215.987.4450.  (more...)

Chicago Shakespeare Presents Isango Ensemble's Acclaimed A MAN OF GOOD HOPEChicago Shakespeare Presents Isango Ensemble's Acclaimed A MAN OF GOOD HOPE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019

Chicago Shakespeare Theater welcomes the Olivier Award-winning Isango Ensemble to Chicago to present its acclaimed production of A Man of Good Hope, based on the book by Jonny Steinberg and adapted and directed by Mark Dornford-May. Vividly told through song and dance steeped in African traditions, the story follows one young Somali refugee's extraordinary odyssey across a continent and his unfailing hope in the face of adversity. The production will be presented for a limited engagement in the Courtyard Theater as part of the WorldStage at Chicago Shakespeare series, October 4a?"13, 2019. (more...)

The Josephine Hart Poetry Foundation Presents The Josephine Hart Poetry Hour: Oscar WildeThe Josephine Hart Poetry Foundation Presents The Josephine Hart Poetry Hour: Oscar Wilde
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2019

Following the success of the WB Yeats and WH Auden Poetry Hours, The Josephine Hart Poetry Foundation is delighted to return to the Abbey Stage to celebrate the genius of Wilde. (more...)

LAST ORDERS AT THE DOCKSIDE Comes to Dublin Theatre FestivalLAST ORDERS AT THE DOCKSIDE Comes to Dublin Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2019

The Abbey Theatre will produce Last Orders At The Dockside, the world premiere of a new play by critically-acclaimed playwright Dermot Bolger, directed by Abbey Theatre Co-Director Graham McLaren. (more...)

Kieran Brown And Union Theatre Announce SUNDAY NIGHT SOCIALS Season 2Kieran Brown And Union Theatre Announce SUNDAY NIGHT SOCIALS Season 2
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2019

Kieran Brown, in association with Chris Matanlé and Union Theatre today announce the 2nd season of Sunday Night Socials. (more...)

Dublin Theatre Festival 2019 Announces Its ProgrammeDublin Theatre Festival 2019 Announces Its Programme
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2019

This year's Dublin Theatre Festival programme reflects with many contemporary topics - but also reaches beyond, to a poetic enquiry about the times we live in. Over three weeks performances include 10 World Premieres, reimagined classic texts, inspiring international projects from Australia, Belgium Estonia, Portugal, Sweden, the UK and the USA, and an expanded season of Theatre for Children. (more...)

THE BEAUTIFUL VILLAGE Premieres On Abbey StageTHE BEAUTIFUL VILLAGE Premieres On Abbey Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2019

In September 2019, the Abbey Theatre will premiere This Beautiful Village by Abbey Theatre Associate Playwright Lisa Tierney-Keogh on the Abbey Stage. After 10 years writing in New York and heading up the American wing of Waking the Feminists, this marks the critically-acclaimed Irish playwright's debut at Ireland's National Theatre. (more...)

Meet the Current Cast of COME FROM AWAY on BroadwayMeet the Current Cast of COME FROM AWAY on Broadway
by Stephi Wild - Jul 27, 2019

Come From Away is in its third year on Broadway! Meet the current cast of the musical below! (more...)

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