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"'night Mother" tells the heart-wrenching story of Jessie and her mother Thelma as they embark on a cordial remembrance of things past. 'night Mother explores a parents' worst nightmare as Thelma tries to convince her daughter that life is worth living despite the constant struggles and suffering.



THE 24 HOUR PLAYS ON BROADWAY to Honor Playwright Marsha Norman
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Today, The 24 Hour Plays announced that Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Marsha Norman will be honored at The 17th Annual The 24 Hour Plays On Broadway, as part of the organization's partnership with The Lilly Awards. (more...)

Adrianna Hicks, Carla R. Stewart and Carrie Compere to Lead THE COLOR PURPLE on Tour; Cast, Dates Set!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Producers announced today the first North American tour and full casting of the Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of THE COLOR PURPLE. Performances will begin October 7, 2017 in Schenectady, New York at Proctors and the tour will have its official opening October 17, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland at The Hippodrome Theatre. The tour will visit more than 30 cities in its first year on tour. Check out a complete tour route for the 2017-18 season below! (more...)

Christina Ricci, Kyra Sedgwick and More Among Lineup for THE 24 HOUR PLAYS ON BROADWAY; Cast, Writers & Directors Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2017

Today, The 24 Hour Plays announced the first round of participants for this year's production on Monday, October 30th, at 8:00pm at the American Airlines Theatre in Times Square. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 9/20/2017
by BWW - Sep 20, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/20/2017 for Philadelphia (more...)

Steamy 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...)

THE COLOR PURPLE National Tour Begins Tonight in Schenectady
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2017

The first North American tour of the Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of THE COLOR PURPLE begins tonight, October 7, 2017 in Schenectady, New York at Proctors. The tour will have its official opening October 17, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland at The Hippodrome Theatre. (more...)

Utah Rep Announces Cast for Utah Premiere of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY, Nov. 25-Dec. 10
by Blair Howell - Oct 31, 2017

Utah Repertory Theater Company is excited to announce the cast and creative team for the final show in its fifth season, THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY. The first-in-state premiere staging of this award-winning musical runs Nov. 25-Dec. 10, 2017, in the Eccles Regent Street Black Box Theater. (more...)

NYMF's 2017 Gala to Fete Marsha Norman and Charlie Fink
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) will honor Pulitzer Prize, Grammy and Tony Award-winning writer Marsha Norman and NYMF Board of Directors Chair Charlie Fink at its 2017 Gala on Sunday, November 12 at the Edison Ballroom. (more...)

Dundalk Community Theatre to Open 2018 Season with THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2017

Dundalk Community Theatre opens its 2018 season with the Baltimore Area Premiere of the musical 'The Bridges of Madison County' from October 27th - November 5th. (more...)

Sony Pictures Classic Picks Up Michael Mayer's and Stephen Karam's THE SEAGULL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

Sony Pictures Classics has picked up the film adaptation of Anton Chekhov's THE SEAGULL, as reported by Deadline. The film is directed by Tony winner Michael Mayer and adapted for the screen by Tony winner Stephen Karam. (more...)

THE SECRET GARDEN Returns To The Chance This Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

Chance Theater, Anaheim's official resident theater company, is pleased to announce the return holiday engagement of The Secret Garden - The Musical. Written by Marsha Norman and Lucy Simon and once again directed by KC Wilkerson and Casey Long, The Secret Garden will preview from November 24 through December 1; regular performances will begin December 2 and continue through December 23 at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken theater arts Center on the Cripe Stage. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 10/20/2017
by BWW - Oct 20, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/20/2017 for New Jersey (more...)

Dundalk Community Theatre to Open 2018 Season with THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

Dundalk Community Theatre opens its 2018 season with the Baltimore Area Premiere of the musical 'The Bridges of Madison County' from October 27th - November 5th. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Get $99 Tickets to THE 24 HOUR PLAYS ON BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

The 24 Hour Plays on Broadway announced today that a limited number of $99 tickets are available for year's highly anticipated performance, in collaboration with the theatre ticket app TodayTix. This year's event takes place October 30th, beginning at 8:00pm at the American Airlines Theater in Times Square. (more...)

Steamy ANTONY & CLEOPATRA to Open Folger Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

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

Brick Road Theatre Set to Enchant with THE SECRET GARDEN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2017

Brick Road Theatre presents The Secret Garden as the final show of our FINDING A VOICE season. The Secret Garden is the Tony Award-winning (1991, Best Book of a Musical, Best Original Score) adaptation of the beloved classic children's novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. (more...)

Cast Announced for 42nd Street Moon's Holiday Production THE SECRET GARDEN
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

San Francisco's acclaimed 42nd Street Moon has announced the full cast and creative team for the 2017-2018 season's Holiday production, the Tony Award-winning family favorite The Secret Garden. Based on the beloved novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, The Secret Garden has a book and lyrics by Pulitzer Prize-winner Marsha Norman ('night, Mother) and music by Grammy Award-winner Lucy Simon. The Original Broadway Production won two Tony Awards in 1991: Best Book of a Musical (Marsha Norman) and Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical (11-year-old Daisy Eagan, making Eagan the youngest female Tony Award-winner to date). The Secret Garden runs from December 6 - 24, 2017 and will perform at the Gateway Theatre (formerly the Eureka Theatre). The press opening will take place on Saturday, December 9 at 6:00 p.m. Tickets range from $25 - $76 and can be purchased through the Box Office at (415) 255-8207 or online atwww.42ndstmoon.org. (more...)

Jason Robert Brown, Judy Gold, Grace McLean, Jason SweetTooth Williams and More Among NYMF's 2017 Gala Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2017

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) will honor Pulitzer Prize-, Tony- and Grammy Award-winning writer Marsha Norman and NYMF Board of Directors Chair Charles Fink at its 2017 Gala on Sunday, November 12 at the Edison Ballroom in Midtown Manhattan (240 W 47th St, New York, NY 10036). (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Jacksonville Awards; Players By The Sea's AMERICAN IDIOT Leads as Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 14, 2017
by - Nov 14, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 14 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Stage Production Based on Iconic Board Game CLUE to Tour in 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Producers Work Light Productions (RENT, Mamma Mia!, Motown The Musical) and The Araca Group (Urinetown, Wicked), in association with Aged in Wood and Michael Barra, today announced that a stage production of the murder mystery comedy thriller CLUE will tour North America beginning in the fall of 2018. (more...)

Love Conquers All in UNEXPECTED at Brelby
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

John Perovich's play, unexpected, opens May 19th at Brelby Theatre Company. (more...)

Unity Theatre presents a Fun Farce with LEADING LADIES
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Unity Theatre brings you the hilarious comedy, Leading Ladies, on the Main Stage from June 1 - June 18, 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: A Cleveland Reviewer Goes to Broadway at Tony Time, 2017
by Roy Berko - May 23, 2017

Cleveland talent on stage and producers help enlighten Broadway season! (more...)

Tam Mutu Signs on for Broadway-Bound SECRET GARDEN at 5th Avenue Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Broadway and West End star Tam Mutu will star as Archibald Craven in The 5th Avenue Theatre's enchanting Broadway-bound revival of The Secret Garden. Mutu joins a phenomenal cast including Tony Award winner Daisy Eagan, Tony Award nominee Josh Young, Lizzie Klemperer, Charlie Franklin and Sean G. Griffin. (more...)

SRO Theatre Company to Stage Columbus Premiere of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

SRO Theatre Company's 2016-2017 season continues with the Central Ohio premiere of the Tony Award- (Best Score and Best Orchestrations) winning musical The Bridges of Madison County. The sweeping, romantic musical was written by Pulitzer Prize winner Marsha Norman ('night Mother) with music and lyrics by Tony Award winner Jason Robert Brown (Parade). (more...)

THE NATIONAL MONOLOGUE SLAM to Take Groundbreaking Acting Competition Around the U.S.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

The folks who gave you Manhattan Monologue Slam are going national with The National Monologue Slam, the latest creation from the minds of Philip and Robert Galinsky.  The brothers have been serving the acting community since 2003 with their groundbreaking monthly competition The Manhattan Monologue Slam, an opportunity for emerging actors to perform for industry professionals each and every month by providing a panel of judges consisting of agents, casting directors, producers and the like, offering valuable advice and critiques of the performers.   The Galinsky brothers have worked with actors that have gone on to such films as 2012, August Rush, Righteous Kill among others, and television shows including "Orange Is The New Black," "The Good Wife," "Nurse Jackie," "Law & Order," "Late Night with Conan O'Brian," among others. (more...)

THE NATIONAL MONOLOGUE SLAM Competition to Trek Across the U.S.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

The folks who gave you Manhattan Monologue Slam are going national with The National Monologue Slam, the latest creation from the minds of Philip and Robert Galinsky.  (more...)

THE SECRET GARDEN to Bloom at New London Barn Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

New London Barn Playhouse presents The Secret Garden, running June 28 - July 9. (more...)

VIDEO: Marisa Tomei Talks Broadway Influences; Cat Deeley Gushes on HELLO DOLLY
by TV News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

On yesterday's LIVE, guest co-host Cat Deeley talked about seeing the Tony-winning revival of HELLO DOLLY on Broadway and watching former 'So You Think You Can Dance' contestants perform in the cast. (more...)

Araca Group and Dramatists Play Service Launch THE HOLLYWAY COLLECTION
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Leading Broadway producing company The Araca Group (Urinetown, Wicked, Disgraced) today announced plans to launch a collection of Hollywood-inspired stage plays to be licensed to professional and amateur theaters around the world.  (more...)

THE SECRET GARDEN to Bloom at New London Barn Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

New London Barn Playhouse presents The Secret Garden, running June 28 - July 9. (more...)

BWW Feature: Check Out the Studio Theater in Lindenhurst
by Nicholas Pontolillo - Jul 3, 2017

If you have not heard about The Studio Theater in Lindenhurst, NY, then you must check it out; it truly is a hidden gem. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE SECRET GARDEN Blooms at the New London Barn Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2017

106498New London Barn Playhouse presents The Secret Garden, running June 28 - July 9. (more...)

THE NATIONAL MONOLOGUE SLAM to Take Groundbreaking Acting Competition Around the U.S.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

The folks who gave you Manhattan Monologue Slam are going national with The National Monologue Slam, the latest creation from the minds of Philip and Robert Galinsky.  The brothers have been serving the acting community since 2003 with their groundbreaking monthly competition The Manhattan Monologue Slam, an opportunity for emerging actors to perform for industry professionals each and every month by providing a panel of judges consisting of agents, casting directors, producers and the like, offering valuable advice and critiques of the performers.    (more...)

THE SECRET GARDEN IN CONCERT, Starring Sarah Caraher, Coming to Trinity-St. Paul Centre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Podium Concert Productions (Peter da Costa and Mark Camilleri) presents the Tony Award-winning musical THE SECRET GARDEN In Concert for three performances only at the newly renovated and acoustically enhanced Trinity-St. Paul Centre/Jeanne Lamon Hal. (more...)

Lakeland Civic Theatre Presents THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

The Bridges of Madison County is based on the best-selling novel, and developed by the Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning creative team of Jason Robert Brown (The Last Five Years, Parade and Songs for a New World) and Marsha Norman (The Secret Garden, 'Night Mother and The Color Purple) who went on to win the Tony Award for Best Score and Orchestrations in 2014 for this stunning romance. (more...)

Out of Box Produces Marsha Norman's Dark Classic 'NIGHT MOTHER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Kirk S. Campbell directs Leigh-Ann Campbell as Jessie and Carolyn S. Choe as the titular mother in Marsha Norman's Pulitzer and Susan Smith Blackburn prize-winning drama 'night, Mother. Dark and enthralling, 'night, Mother chronicles the last hour in the life of a young woman who has decided that life is not worth living.  (more...)

Sarah Caraher to Star in Podium Concert Productions' THE SECRET GARDEN; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Podium Concert Productions is thrilled to announce the final casting of the two young protagonists in the Tony Award-winning musical THE SECRET GARDEN In Concert, for three performances only January 13-15, 2017. (more...)

THE SECRET GARDEN IN CONCERT, Starring Sarah Caraher, Coming to Trinity-St. Paul Centre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Podium Concert Productions (Peter da Costa and Mark Camilleri) presents the Tony Award-winning musical THE SECRET GARDEN In Concert for three performances only at the newly renovated and acoustically enhanced Trinity-St. Paul Centre/Jeanne Lamon Hal. (more...)

Four-Time Emmy Award Winner Edie Falco Cast in NBC's LAW & ORDER: TRUE CRIME — THE MENENDEZ MURDERS'
by TV News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Edie Falco, who won three Emmy Awards for her role as matriarch Carmela Soprano on HBO's “The Sopranos” and an additional Emmy for the title role on Showtime's “Nurse Jackie,” has been cast as tenacious defense attorney Leslie Abramson on NBC's upcoming “Law & Order: True Crime — The Menendez Murders.” (more...)

Wetumpka Depot Players to Represent Alabama at Regional Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

The River Region's oldest community theatre is once again preparing to travel another award-winning show to regional competition. On February 28 the Wetumpka Depot Players will present their production of The Glass Menagerie for local audiences in preparation to travel the show to Southeastern Theatre Conference ( SETC) in Lexington, Kentucky on March 3rd to represent Alabama in the community theatre festival. (more...)

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Unveils 48th Season Including Two World Premieres and Five Regional Premieres
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Theatre enthusiasts packed the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts tonight to hear Founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley and Managing Director Phil Santora of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley unveil the lineup for the company's 48th season. (more...)

The 5 & Dime Moves into Permanent Home!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2016

Effective January 1 2017, The 5 & Dime is moving into a permanent home at 112 E. Adams St. in Downtown Jacksonville. (more...)

Second Thought Theatre Opens 2017 Season with GROUNDED
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

Second Thought Theatre opens its gripping 2017 season with the area premiere of Grounded by George Brandt. STT Artistic Director Alex Organ returns to directing for the company for the first time since 2014's production of Cock. This year he directs the one-woman show portraying a female fighter pilot navigating the clash between a career in the typically masculine world of modern warfare and the more traditional role of wife and mother. Grounded begins with previews on Wednesday, January 11 and runs through Saturday, February 4. All performances of Grounded will take place at Bryant Hall on the Kalita Humphreys Campus, 3636 Turtle Creek Blvd. Tickets to Grounded can be purchased online at 2TT.co. (more...)

Christie Vela to Guest Direct Shakespeare Dallas' Fall Production
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

"But, soft! methinks I do digress too much," as Shakespeare Dallas prepares for its fall Shakespeare in the Park performance. In its first-time production of Titus Andronicus, Shakespeare Dallas brings in guest director Christie Vela. (more...)

THE (CURIOUS CASE OF THE) WATSON INTELLIGENCE Comes to CoHo Season 22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

From the Victorian age to the 21st century, 'Watson' is the perfect partner. Mr. Watson was on the other end of the wire when Alexander Graham Bell sent the first communication by telephone. Dr. Watson accompanied each step and anticipated every need of fiction's greatest detective. Watson's the name of IBM's natural language-processing supercomputer, winner of the famous Jeopardy! match in 2011. And Josh Watson is the IT guy with a friendly fix for crashed technology and broken hearts, uncommonly trustworthy and aiming to please. All the Watsons want to give you what you need, but do you want what you need in a partner? The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence is an emotionally-intelligent drama that follows a time-travelling love triangle between the head, the heart and the machine. (more...)

Photo Coverage: First Look at SRO's THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
by Jerri Shafer - Apr 29, 2017

SRO Theatre Company is proud to present the Central Ohio premiere of The Bridges of Madison County by Jason Robert Brown and Marsha Norman. Based on the best-selling novel, and developed by the Pulitzer- and Tony Award-winning creative team of Jason Robert Brown (The Last Five Years, Parade, Songs for a New World) and Marsha Norman ('night Mother, The Color Purple, The Secret Garden), The Bridges of Madison County captures the lyrical expanse of America's heartland along with the yearning entangled in the eternal question 'What if...?' Winner of the 2014 Tony Award for Best Score and Orchestrations, this sweeping romance about the roads we travel, the doors we open and the bridges we dare to cross will leave audiences breathless. (more...)

Breaking News: Lynn Nottage's SWEAT Wins 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

It was just announced by Pulitzer Prize administrator Mike Pride that Lynn Nottage's SWEAT has officially won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.  (more...)

Who Will Win the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama? Tune In to the Live Stream at 3pm!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Today's the day! The 2017 Pulitzer Prize Winners and Nominated Finalists will be announced in just minutes- April 10 at 3pm eastern daylight time via live-stream on pulitzer.org. (more...)

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