Virginia Woolf News

Amy Herzog's MARY JANE Extends at New York Theatre WorkshopAmy Herzog's MARY JANE Extends at New York Theatre Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) announced today an extension for MARY JANE, written by NYTW Usual Suspect and Pulitzer Prize Finalist Amy Herzog (4000 Miles, Belleville) and directed by two-time Obie Award winner Anne Kauffman (Sundown, Yellow Moon; A Life). (more...)

Series Two of FIGURES OF SPEECH Launches Today at Almeida TheatreSeries Two of FIGURES OF SPEECH Launches Today at Almeida Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

The Almeida Theatre today launches the second series of Figures of Speech, its major digital film project interrogating the vitality of speech, the power of performance, and what visionary leadership sounds like. (more...)

Jackie Hoffman, Tituss Burgess & More Broadway Faves Up for Primetime EMMYs - Performance Highlights!Jackie Hoffman, Tituss Burgess & More Broadway Faves Up for Primetime EMMYs - Performance Highlights!
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 16, 2017

Below, find out which Broadway stars are up for a Primetime Emmy Award this Sunday night and check out highlights of their outstanding work! (more...)

Emmy Nominee Polly Draper and More to Star in 20TH CENTURY BLUES Off-BroadwayEmmy Nominee Polly Draper and More to Star in 20TH CENTURY BLUES Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Producer Lida Orzeck and Executive Producer Eva Price have announced the cast of the New York premiere of the new play, 20TH CENTURY BLUES, from Susan Smith Blackburn Prize-winner and two-time OBIE Award-winning playwright Susan Miller (MY LEFT BREAST). (more...)

Nicole Kidman to Receive Actress Tribute at IFP GOTHAM AWARDSNicole Kidman to Receive Actress Tribute at IFP GOTHAM AWARDS
by Movies News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), the nation's premier member organization of independent filmmakers and storytellers, announced today that Academy Award and Golden Globe winning actress Nicole Kidman will receive the Actress Tribute and Academy Award (more...)

New Amsterdam Singers to Celebrate 50 Years Under Music Director Clara LongstrethNew Amsterdam Singers to Celebrate 50 Years Under Music Director Clara Longstreth
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The New Amsterdam Singers will celebrate 50 years of leadership under its Music Director Clara Longstreth in the 2017 18 season, with three sets of concerts and three world-premiere commissioned works. (more...)

RTP'S 25th Anniversary Season Continues with CLOUD 9RTP'S 25th Anniversary Season Continues with CLOUD 9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Richmond Triangle Players continues its 25th Anniversary Season with a production of Caryl Churchill's gender-bending comedy Cloud 9. A sex farce that is really more about sexual politics, the production opens Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 8 pm, following a low-priced preview on Wednesday, September 27. The production runs through October 21. (more...)

Cast Complete for Tracy Letts's World Premiere THE MINUTES at Steppenwolf; Stars Also Set for BLKS and More!Cast Complete for Tracy Letts's World Premiere THE MINUTES at Steppenwolf; Stars Also Set for BLKS and More!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announces full casting for its upcoming productions of BLKS by poet Aziza Barnes (December 7, 2017 - January 28, 2018); You Got Older by Clare Barron (January 25 - March 11, 2018); and Steppenwolf for Young Adults' production of The Burn by Philip Dawkins (February 14 - March 3, 2018). (more...)

Steamy ANTONY & CLEOPATRA to Open Folger Theatre's 2017-18 SeasonSteamy ANTONY & CLEOPATRA to Open Folger Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Folger Theatre launches its 2017/18 season of power, passion, and politics with William Shakespeare's romantic tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra. (more...)

VIDEO: New Trailer for Signature Theatre's A LITTLE NIGHT MUSICVIDEO: New Trailer for Signature Theatre's A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Signature Theatre has just announced that A Little Night Music will play for an added ninth week - an addition of eight performances between October 10 and October 15. They also released a new trailer with footage from the show - check it out below! (more...)

Starry A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC Adds Ninth Week at Signature TheatreStarry A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC Adds Ninth Week at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Following weeks of high demand and critical acclaim, Signature Theatre has announced that A Little Night Music will play for an added ninth week an addition of eight performances between October 10 and October 15. (more...)

JIMMY AND CAROLYN Starts This Week at Queens TheatreJIMMY AND CAROLYN Starts This Week at Queens Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

A friendly reminder! JIMMY AND CAROLYN begins performances on Friday, September 15, 2017 and runs through Sunday, October 1, 2017 in the theatre's studio space located at the New York State Pavilion in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. (more...)

Experimental Work HOUSE WARMING Coming Up at The Wilbury GroupExperimental Work HOUSE WARMING Coming Up at The Wilbury Group
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

From The Wilbury Group's New Works program Studio W is HOUSE WARMING by Jesse Hawley and James Stanley. (more...)

The Mendocino Theatre Company Presents Edward Albee's WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLFThe Mendocino Theatre Company Presents Edward Albee's WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2017

The Mendocino Theatre Company continues the celebration of its 40th anniversary with a revival of Edward Albee's masterpiece, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, a classic piece of theatre that was revised by the playwright in 2005. (more...)

Broadway's THE PARISIAN WOMAN Will Change Weekly Based on Trump's TweetsBroadway's THE PARISIAN WOMAN Will Change Weekly Based on Trump's Tweets
by TV News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Playwright Beau Willimon plans to update the play on a weekly basis to keep up with current political events as well as with President Trump's controversial tweets (more...)

Expect the Unexpected in Theatre Exile's Philadelphia Premiere of IDEATIONExpect the Unexpected in Theatre Exile's Philadelphia Premiere of IDEATION
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Theatre Exile will kick off its 2017/2018 season with Ideation by Aaron Loeb. Ninety minutes from now, a group of stressed-out corporate consultants is slated to present their work on a mysterious project. (more...)

VIBRANT 2017 to Return for Ninth Consecutive Year at Finborough TheatreVIBRANT 2017 to Return for Ninth Consecutive Year at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Now in its ninth consecutive year, the multi-award-winning Finborough Theatre - the coalface of British Theatre - presents Vibrant 2017 - A Festival of Finborough Playwrights, its annual explosion of new writing, performing on Sundays, Mondays and Thursdays, 8, 9, 12, 15, 16, 19, 22, 23, 26 October 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: BILLY ELLIOT Dances Into Porchlight Music TheatrePhoto Flash: BILLY ELLIOT Dances Into Porchlight Music Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

 Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber are proud to announce the first mainstage production it its 2017 - 2018 season Billy Elliot the Musical, music by Elton John and book and lyrics by Lee Hall, with direction and choreography by Porchilght Artistic Associate Brenda Didier, with Associate Choreographer Craig V. Miller and music direction by Porchlight Artistic Associate Linda Madonia at Porchlght's new home, the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street. Previews are Friday, Oct. 6 and Oct. 13 at 8 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 7 and Oct. 14 at 8 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 8 at 2 p.m., Monday, Oct. 9 at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 12 at 7:30 p.m. Opening night is Sunday, Oct. 15 at 6 p.m. The regular run performance schedule is Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Sundays at 6 p.m. (October 22, October 29 and November 5) and at 2 p.m. (November 12 and 19) with an open captioned performance, Saturday, Oct. 28 at 4 p.m. and a weekday matinee Thursday, Nov. 16 at 1:30 p.m. Please note: there is no 7:30 p.m. performance Thursday, Nov. 16. Tickets are $33 - $60 and available at PorchlightMusicTheatre.org or by calling the Porchlight Music Theatre  box office, 773.777.9884. (more...)

Cast Complete for Mark Rylance-Led FARINELLI AND THE KING on BroadwayCast Complete for Mark Rylance-Led FARINELLI AND THE KING on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Producers Sonia Friedman, Shakespeare's Globe and Paula Marie Blackare have announced complete casting for the critically acclaimed Shakespeare's Globe production of Farinelli and the King, starring three-time Tony Award-winner (Twelfth Night, Jerusalem, Boeing-Boeing) and Academy Award-winner (Bridge of Spies) Mark Rylance. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Kim Zimmer and Robert Newman in WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? in NantucketPhoto Flash: First Look at Kim Zimmer and Robert Newman in WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? in Nantucket
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Theatre Workshop of Nantucket welcomes Kim Zimmer, Robert Newman, Olivia Howell and Grant Tambellini in Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, directed by Dan Foster. The production opens tonight, September 6, for a run through September 30 at Bennett Hall, 62 Centre St. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

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