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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.
Midwest Premiere of Conor McPherson's THE VEIL Opens 8/19
Jul 25, 2017
Idle Muse Theatre Company's season eleven, which features plays exploring women achieving self-definition in a world that tries to define them in relationship to the men around them, concludes with the Midwest premiere of The Veil written by playwright Conor McPherson directed by guest artist Ann Kreitman.
Photo Flash: First Look at MOSQUITOES at the National Theatre
Jul 25, 2017
Alice is a scientist. She lives in Geneva. As the Large Hadron Collider starts up in 2008, she is on the brink of the most exciting work of her life, searching for the Higgs Boson. Jenny is her sister. She lives in Luton. She spends a lot of time Googling. When tragedy throws them together, the collision threatens all with chaos.
Jeremy Irons and Lesley Manville to Star in West End Transfer of LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT
Jul 25, 2017
Following its sold out run as part of Bristol Old Vic's 250th Anniversary season, Jeremy Irons and Lesley Manville will reprise their roles in Richard Eyre's acclaimed production of Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey Into Night.
Regional Premiere of AIRSWIMMING to Take Flight in Redwood City This August
Jul 24, 2017
Airswimming is a part of Dragon Productions Theatre Company's 2017 Main Stage Series.
Cynthia Erivo Joins American Theatre Wing's Board of Trustees; New Appointments!
Jul 24, 2017
The American Theatre Wing has announced new appointments to its Board of Trustees and Advisory Committee.
Shakespeare's Globe to Welcome New Artistic Director Next Spring
Jul 24, 2017
Shakespeare's Globe has announced that Michelle Terry will be its Artistic Director from April 2018.
Photo Coverage: TAKING STEPS Celebrates Opening Night at Barrington Stage Company
Jul 24, 2017
Taking Steps the comedy by Alan Aycbourn opened on Barrington Stage Company's Boyd-Quinson Mainstage last night and Broadwayworld was there for the opening night festivities.
National Theatre's RIVER STAGE Kicks Off This Weekend
Jul 24, 2017
Five free weekends of the best and brightest entertainment from the UK's leading arts and culture organisations once again arrives on London's South Bank this summer; The Glory, HOME, Manchester, WOMAD, Rambert and The National Theatre each 'take over' the River Stage for a weekend throughout July and August.
Charlie Hardwick to Lead the Cast of SID AND VIV at Theatre503
Jul 24, 2017
Charlie Hardwick (Emmerdale, ITV; Cooking with Elves, Live Theatre/Adam Kenwright; Cabaret, Live Theatre) and Patrick Driver (A Tale of Two Cities, Regent's Park Theatre; The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time, Apollo Theatre; The Office, BBC) have been announced as the leads in Philip Correia's exciting, edgy new production Sid and Viv.
Michelle Terry Appointed New Artistic Director of Shakespeare's Globe
Jul 24, 2017
Michelle Terry will be Artistic Director of Shakespeare's Globe from April 2018, succeeding Emma Rice in the position.
Fairytale and Fantasy Galore as Royal Conservatoire Descends on Fringe with INTO THE WOODS
Jul 21, 2017
Continuing its decade-long, five star run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland makes a return to the capital as the curtain rises on a grim Grimm's tale, Into the Woods.
Upcoming Events Announced at Irvine Barclay Theatre
Jul 20, 2017
See the brand-new schedule of upcoming events at Irvine Barclay Theatre. Details below:
Strawdog Theatre Company Announces 30th Season
Jul 20, 2017
Strawdog Theatre Company and Artistic Directors Michael Dailey, Heath Hays and Anderson Lawfer are proud to announce the company's 30th Anniversary Season: the Chicago premiere of Barbecue, August 17 - September 30, at Steppenwolf Theatre's 1700 Theater,  1700 N. Halsted Street as a LookOut Visiting Company; the Chicago premiere of Pillars of the Community, January 19 - March 30, 2018 and the world premiere of Damascus, May 11 - June 24, 2018 at Strawdog Theatre, 1802 W. Berenice Ave. Subscriptions start at $55 per package, a 25% discount, and are on sale now at Strawdog.org. Subscribers also receive invitations to workshop presentations of Take Me, a new musical by Jon Langford and Mark Guarino, in development with Strawdog throughout Season 30. 
Noel Sullivan & More Join John Owen Jones in TIGER BAY THE MUSICAL at Wales Millennium Centre
Jul 20, 2017
Survival, romance and atonement in a diverse community: Tiger Bay the Musical, takes place in what was once the most cosmopolitan port in the world, Cardiff Bay.
Tonic Celebrates Harriet Walter, Marianne Elliott and Nina Steiger in The Fourth Panel Event From Tonic Theatre
Jul 20, 2017
Tonic Theatre has just announced the full panel for their fourth Tonic Celebrates, which will take place at the Soho Theatre Upstairs on the 31st July. Tonic Theatre's Director Lucy Kerbel will chair the conversation between acclaimed actress and writer Dame Harriet Walter, award-winning director Marianne Elliott and dramaturg Nina Steiger.
BWW Morning Brief July 20th, 2017 - CURVY WIDOW and More!
Jul 20, 2017
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: CURVY WIDOW, starring Nancy Opel, begins Off-Broadway tonight!

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