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IPPERWASH Comes to the Blyth Festival
Aug 11, 2017
In 1942 the Department of Defense relocated the community of Stony Point to neighbouring reserve Kettle Point to establish the training base Camp Ipperwash. The department promised to return the land after the war had concluded.
Full Casting Announced for PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS UK Tour
Aug 11, 2017
Full casting has been announced on Jeremy Herrin's much anticipated UK revival of Duncan Macmillan's highly acclaimed People, Places & Things. 
Quantum Theatre and En Garde Arts to Present World Premiere of RED HILLS
Aug 10, 2017
Quantum Theatre and En Garde Arts are presenting the World Premiere of Red Hills by Sean Christopher Lewis in Pittsburgh's Strip District from August 18th - September 10th.
Cast Set for Tectonic Theater Project's UNCOMMON SENSE, A New Play About Living with Autism
Aug 10, 2017
Tectonic Theater Project has announced casting for the New York premiere of Uncommon Sense, a new play about living on the autism spectrum, which the Sheen Center for Thought & Culture presents for five weeks only, October 25 to November 26, at The Sheen Center's Loreto Theater (18 Bleecker Street, NYC). The work is written by Anushka Paris-Carter and Andy Paris and directed by Andy Paris under the artistic direction of Tectonic's founder, Moises Kaufman.
JANE EYRE Returns to the National Theatre's Lyttelton Theatre this Autumn
Aug 10, 2017
Sally Cookson's adaptation of Charlotte Bronte's masterpiece Jane Eyre returns to the NT's Lyttelton Theatre from 26 September - 21 October 2017 following a critically acclaimed season at The National Theatre and a major UK tour.
Full Cast Announced for New Production of THE CARETAKER at Bristol Old Vic this Autumn
Aug 10, 2017
Bristol Old Vic and Royal & Derngate, Northampton have announced the full cast for The Caretaker which will begin rehearsals today.
BWW Interview: Cheech Manohar of MEAN GIRLS on His Parody Rap Audition
Aug 10, 2017
At 21-years-old and fresh out of college, Cheech Manohar's got it pretty grool. He's about to make his Broadway debut as suave virgin North Shore mathlete, Kevin Gnapoor, in the new musical Mean Girls, an adaption of the 2004 film of the same name.
Olivier and Tony Winner Ian McDiarmid to Star in Birmingham Repertory Theatre's WHAT SHADOWS
Aug 10, 2017
Olivier and Tony Award-winning actor, Ian McDiarmid will play MP Enoch Powell in Chris Hannan's searing play, What Shadows. Directed by Roxana Silbert (Artistic Director, Birmingham Repertory Theatre), What Shadows tells the story of Powell's explosive Rivers of Blood speech, bringing to life the community that inspired it and, 30 years later, its effects on a woman trying to make sense of her life.
West End and Old Vic Actors Announced to Perform in SCRIBBLE at the Edinburgh Fringe
Aug 10, 2017
Seven performers who collectively have appeared in London's West End and Old Vic, and worked with organisations including the BBC, National Theatre of Scotland, Stellar Quines and Oran Mor will be taking to the stage to perform the supporting role of Scribble.
WOMAD to Take the National Theatre River Stage this Weekend
Aug 9, 2017
On Friday 11 August WOMAD, the world's festival, will take to the stage at The National Theatre for the first time. Join WOMAD as they a host a range of acclaimed international acts and artists and take over the NT's River Stage festival for a weekend of beats, harmonies and the very best in world music.
The Countdown Is On To The World Premiere Of THE BAND In Manchester
Aug 9, 2017
Excitement is building for the world premiere of THE BAND which opens its UK tour at Manchester Opera House next month.
Gateway Film Center to Present National Theatre Live's ANGELS IN AMERICA
Aug 8, 2017
Stage & Screen and National Theatre Live present Tony Kushner's multi-award winning two-part play, Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes, captured live and broadcast on its 25th anniversary.
Michaela Martens Replaces Stephanie Blythe in SFO's ELEKTRA
Aug 7, 2017
San Francisco Opera announced today a cast change for Richard Strauss' Elektra, which opens on Saturday, September 9, in English director Keith Warner's new staging at the War Memorial Opera House. American mezzo-soprano Michaela Martens will sing the role of Klytemnestra, replacing mezzo-sopranoStephanie Blythe who has withdrawn from the production for personal reasons.
HGOco Commissions New 'Song of Houston' Operas
Aug 7, 2017
HGOco, Houston Grand Opera's community collaboration and education arm, has launched the next phase of itsSong of Houston initiative with commissions from two rising composer/librettist teams. Home of My Ancestors, by composer Nkeiru Okoye and librettist Anita Gonzalez, will premiere in March 2019. The not-yet-titled second opera, by composer Nell Shaw Cohen and librettist Megan Cohen, will premiere in March of 2021. A third commission will be announced at a later time. The award-winning Song of Houston is an initiative within HGOco that has been creating new works based on stories that define the unique character of Houston since 2007.
Up On The Marquee: Get in Loser, MEAN GIRLS is Starting
Aug 7, 2017
You can't sit with them, but you can sit in the theatre and watch. MEAN GIRLS is up on the marquee at The National Theatre in Washington, DC, check it out below!
Casting Announced for 2017 UK Tour of THINGS I KNOW TO BE TRUE
Aug 7, 2017
Full casting has been announced for Frantic Assembly and State Theatre Company South Australia's critically acclaimed Things I Know To Be True ahead of its return to the UK from 27 September 2017.
Natalie Dormer and David Oakes in Star VENUS IN FUR at Theatre Royal Haymarket
Aug 7, 2017
TRH Productions have released the exclusive first image of Natalie Dormer and David Oakes prior the West End premiere of David Ives' hit Broadway play Venus in Fur which will run for a strictly limited nine week engagement at the Theatre Royal Haymarket run from 6 October to 9 December with opening night for press on 17 October.
BWW Review: THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME at the Ahmanson Makes for Exhilarating Theatre
Aug 7, 2017
What a deliciously exciting and provocative evening in the theatre! The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, adapted by Simon Stephens from Mark Haddon's novel, comes to vivid life as a play within a play with a fascinating array of visual effects, a dynamite ensemble and a remarkable performance by Adam Langdon under the skilled direction of Marianne Elliott. It graces the Ahmanson stage through September 10 only.
Full Casting Announced for THE SEAGULL at Lyric Hammersmith
Aug 7, 2017
The Lyric Hammersmith today announces full casting for Simon Stephens's new version of Anton Chekhov's highly renowned play, The Seagull, directed by Artistic Director Sean Holmes.
Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME
Aug 4, 2017
Presented by Center Theatre Group, The National Theatre production of 'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time' opened at the Ahmanson Theatre on August 3.
High Calibre Cast Announced for Rapture's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE
Aug 4, 2017
This autumn, Rapture Theatre's hot new production of the iconic American masterpiece will transport Scottish audiences to the sensual, sultry surroundings of New Orleans.
Rachael Stirling, Kwong Loke, and More to Join Martin Freeman and Sarah Lancashire in LABOUR OF LOVE; Full Cast Announced!
Aug 4, 2017
MGC and Headlong today announced the full company for the world premiere of James Graham's new play Labour of Love. Joining Martin Freeman and Sarah Lancashire are Rachael Stirling, Kwong Loke, Dickon Tyrrell and Susan Wokoma.
NYU Skirball Theater Announces Worldly 2017-18 Season
Aug 3, 2017
NYU Skirball's 2017-18 theater season offers a wide range of presentations, from the political to the outrageous, and includes American premieres from the Palestinian Freedom Theatre, Chile's Teatro La Re-sentida, Ireland's bad boys THISISPOPBABY, and Berlin's outrageous Gob Squad theater. The Hypocrites theater of Chicago invites audiences onto the stage for a beach party in the New York premiere of its adaptation of Pirates of Penzance, and the public is invited to free, site-specific performances of the French classic, In the Solitude of the Cotton Fields, specially adapted for audience interaction.
Photo Flash: First Look at Stockard Channing and the Cast of APOLOGIA at Trafalgar Studios
Aug 3, 2017
Freema Agyeman,  Laura Carmichael, Desmond Barrit, and Joseph Millson join Tony and Emmy award winner Stockard Channing in a new production of Olivier Award winner Alexi Kaye Campbell's darkly funny and haunting play about family and its secrets, directed by the multi-award winning Jamie Lloyd.
National Theatre, Royal Court Stars to Join Alan MacKenzie in SCRIBBLE at Edinburgh Fringe
Aug 2, 2017
Twenty-three performers who have performed with organisations and venues including The National Theatre and Royal Court in London, the English National Opera, National Theatre of Scotland, Citizens Theatre and Edinburgh's Royal Lyceum Theatre and Traverse Theatre will be taking to the stage to perform the supporting role during the month-long Festival Fringe run of Scribble, winner of the Assembly Roxy Theatre award, opposite Alan MacKenzie in the lead role of Ross.
Public Sales Start Next Monday for UMS's 2017-18 Season
Aug 2, 2017
Monday, August 7 marks the official beginning of ticket sales for individual performances presented as part the 2017-18 University Musical Society (UMS) season. With appearances by internationally renowned orchestras, chamber musicians, dance groups, jazz and global music artists, and theater and dance ensembles, the UMS season spans the complete spectrum of the performing arts.
Guest Blog: Lisa-Marie Hoctor Talks HOME Manchester's River Stage Takeover
Aug 2, 2017
This weekend, the Northerners are in town. Manchester comes to The National Theatre and with it is a celebration of the melting pot which is our glorious Northern city.
Michelle Dockery Joins Bryan Cranston In NETWORK At The National Theatre
Aug 2, 2017
This autumn The National Theatre will stage the world-premiere of Network, Lee Hall's new adaptation of the Oscar-winning film by Paddy Chayefsky.  Directed by Ivo van Hove, Tony Award winner Bryan Cranston plays Howard Beale and announced today is Michelle Dockery as Diana Christenson. 
Jasper Britton, Susannah Harker to Lead THE BLINDING LIGHT Premiere at Jermyn Street Theatre
Aug 1, 2017
This September, Tom Littler launches his first season as Artistic Director of Jermyn Street Theatre with the world premiere of celebrated playwright Howard Brenton's The Blinding Light, a specially commissioned work about the life of Swedish dramatist August Strindberg.
Photo Flash: In Rehearsals for FOLLIES at National Theatre
Aug 1, 2017
1971, New York. There's a party on the stage of the Weissman Theatre. Tomorrow the iconic building will be demolished. Thirty years after their final performance, the Follies girls gather to have a few drinks, sing a few songs and lie about themselves.
The New Wolsey Theatre Announces THE LADYKILLERS Cast For Regional Tour
Aug 1, 2017
The New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich has today announced the cast for their new co-production of Graham Linehan's THE LADYKILLERS, which will run from Thursday 7 to Saturday 30 September 2017, directed by Artistic Director Peter Rowe.
59 Productions to Create Public Artwork for Re-Opening of Smithsonian's Freer|Sackler Museums
Jul 31, 2017
The Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, the Smithsonian's museums of Asian Art in Washington, will be transformed into a spectacular public artwork by the Tony Award-winning artists, 59 Productions, to celebrate the renovation and reopening of the two museums in October.
UK Tour of BEAUTIFUL Finds Its Carole King; Cast Announced!
Jul 31, 2017
Paul Blake, Sony/ATV Music Publishing and Mike Bosner in association with Michael Harrison are delighted to announce that Bronte Barbe will play 'Carole King' in the UK and Ireland tour of the Olivier, Tony and Grammy award-winning BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL.
National Theatre Welcomes HOME, Manchester as a New River Stage Partner for 2017
Jul 31, 2017
From 4 - 6 August, The National Theatre welcomes HOME, Manchester, a new River Stage partner for 2017.
THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME to Arrive at the Ahmanson Next Week
Jul 28, 2017
Presented by Center Theatre Group, The National Theatre production of 'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time' will begin performances at the Ahmanson Theatre on August 2 with the opening set for August 3. The Tony Award-winning new play by Simon Stephens is adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel and directed by Tony winner Marianne Elliott ('War Horse'). Performances will continue through September 10, 2017.
Casting Announced for OF KITH AND KIN, DESIRE UNDER THE ELMS, and UNCLE VANYA at Theatr Clwyd
Jul 28, 2017
Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres Robert Hastie today announced casting for three productions in his inaugural season - Of Kith and Kin, Desire Under the Elms and Uncle Vanya.
Sophie Okenedo to Play Opposite Ralph Fiennes in ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA at the National Theatre
Jul 28, 2017
The Daily Mail has reported that Tony Award winner Sophie Okonedo will play Cleopatra opposite Academy Award-winner Ralph Fiennes as Antony in Shakespeare's titular play at The National Theatre.
Huntington Theatre Announces LENNY & STEVE A Tribute Concert 9/18
Jul 27, 2017
Olivier Award winner, West End and Broadway star, and director of the Huntington's Merrily We Roll Along, Maria Friedman brings her critically acclaimed solo show Lenny & Steve: The Music of Bernstein & Sondheim to the Huntington for a one-night only concert event on Monday, September 18 at 7:30pm, accompanied by her longtime collaborator, musical director and pianist Jason Carr. This special cabaret will take place at the Avenue of the Arts / Huntington Avenue Theatre. Tickets are now on sale and start at $25.
Theaturtle and Threshold with Richard Jordan Productions in Association with The Pleasance presents KAFKA AND SON
Jul 27, 2017
At the age of 36 Franz Kafka was still living at home, a petty bureaucrat, a failed artist, a timid Jewish son.  Ruling and ruining his life was his overbearing father Hermann.  What to do?  Kafka wrote a 50 page letter to his father in which he reveals deep connections between his life and his fiction.  Adapted from this monumental letter, Kafka and Son is a blistering, often hilarious dissection of domestic authority and a revelatory visit with one of the architects of the modern psyche.
Abraham Lincoln and More to Take the Stage in Shattered Globe Theatre's 2017-18 Season
Jul 27, 2017
Shattered Globe Theatre has announced its 2017-18 Season, featuring three Chicago premiere productions!
They're So Fetch! Meet MEAN GIRLS' Plastics and Friends/Enemies!
Jul 27, 2017
In celebration of today's announcement, we're rounding up past performances from the new cast so that you can meet the Plastics and friends/enemies!
Erika Henningsen, Taylor Louderman, Ashley Park and Kate Rockwell to Play 'The Plastics' in Broadway-Bound MEAN GIRLS Musical; Cast Announced!
Jul 27, 2017
Producers Lorne Michaels and Stuart Thompson have announced casting for the world premiere of the Broadway-bound new musical Mean Girls with a book by nine-time Emmy Award winner Tina Fey, based on her screenplay for the Paramount Pictures film; music by three-time Emmy Award winner Jeff Richmond; and lyrics by Tony Award nominee Nell Benjamin. Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw directs and choreographs.
American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala to Celebrate Iconic Musicals from SHOW BOAT to HAMILTON
Jul 27, 2017
The American Theatre Wing has announced that it will celebrate 100 years of supporting strong and fearless voices in American Theatre at its annual Gala, to be held on Monday, September 18, 2017 at Cipriani 42nd Street (110 East 42nd Street).

Jul 27, 2017
Ellen McDougall today announced the full cast for The Unknown Island, her inaugural production of Artistic Director of Gate Theatre.  She directs Jon Foster, Hannah Ringham, Thalissa Teixera and Zubin Varla in the adaptation of Nobel Prize winner Jose Saramago's short story which opens on 18 September, with previews from 11 September, running until 7 October. 
Full Casts Announced for RULES FOR LIVING and THE WEIR
Jul 27, 2017
The full casts are today announced for English Touring Theatre, Royal & Derngate, Northampton and Rose Theatre Kingston's production of Sam Holcroft's Rules for Living and English Touring Theatre and Mercury Theatre Colchester's production of Conor McPherson's The Weir, twenty years after its world premiere at the Royal Court.
Josie Lawrence to Lead MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN at Southwark Playhouse
Jul 27, 2017
Multi award-winning Josie Lawrence, one of the UK's best-loved actress and comedians is to star in a new production of Mother Courage and her Children.
National Theatre Using Forcepoint Technology to Protect Critical Data
Jul 26, 2017
Global cybersecurity leader Forcepoint today announced that the world-class National Theatre in London is utilizing its cloud security technology to gain a comprehensive, centrally-managed solution for effective security - wherever users and data are located.
Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with the Touring Company of WAR HORSE
Jul 26, 2017
Rehearsals began this week for the 34-strong cast of a major tour UK tour of The National Theatre's internationally acclaimed production of War Horse, which begins performances on 15 September 2017 (with press night on 3 October) at the Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury and continues on a 15 city tour until February 2019. Scroll down for photos of the cast at their first day of rehearsals!
Cambridge Arts Theatre Announces Spectacular Autumn Season
Jul 26, 2017
Cambridge Arts Theatre's autumn season is now on sale, boasting an exceptional line-up of distinguished dramas, acclaimed post and pre-West End productions, famous faces and one-night events. Catering for all artistic tastes, the autumn season showcases the very best of the West End and beyond.
Natalie Joyce to Play Title Role in City Lit's DEIRDRE OF THE SORROWS; Cast Announced!
Jul 25, 2017
John Millington Synge, the Irish playwright who so singularly combined gritty realism and haunting spiritualism, penned one more play before his untimely death: DEIRDRE OF THE SORROWS, drawn from the legends of ancient Ireland's great heroine.

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