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by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016
After a successful six month run of sold out audiences and hearty hangovers, Random Access Theatre returns to the West Village for a three month extension of their debaucherous Drunk Restoration Comedy series!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017
Storyhouse welcomes the first show in its inaugural touring season this week - giving audiences the first chance to see its stunning 800-seater auditorium in all its glory.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016
Celebrating its 60th Year, the grand passions and lush melodies of Pyotr I. Tchaikovsky's EUGENE ONEGIN open The Dallas Opera's exciting 2016-2017 Season. The Linda and Mitch Hart Season Opening Night Performance features an international all-star cast in this bittersweet story about love, pride and, ultimately, regrets.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016
Following their one-off theatrical re-staging of Ken Loach's seminal work Cathy Come Home at the Barbican in July of this year, the award-winning theatre company Cardboard Citizens has announced a brand new touring production for October, Cathy, based around similar themes. This year marks the marks the both 50th anniversary of Loach's film and the 25th anniversary of the theatre company who work making theatre with and for homeless people. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016
With Battlefield, Peter Brook and his internationally renowned team -- Marie-Helene Estienne and Jean-Claude Carriere -- revisit the great Indian epic the Mahabharata 30 years after Brook's legendary production captivated the theater world-and inaugurated the BAM Majestic Theater (now the BAM Harvey Theater).
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016
The Daily Mail has confirmed that Imelda Staunton will be taking on another very strong personality on the London stage. The GYPSY star has signed on to play the infamous 'Martha' in Edward Albee's WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017
The Aviva Players will present Mira J. Spektor's Lady of The Castle, A Ghostly Post-Holocaust Chamber Opera, based on a true story & an Israeli play by Lea Goldberg.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016
?John Gay's bawdy and raucous musical, The Beggar's Opera hits the stage with a brand new score and scenes of very naughty, sexual behaviour…
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2017
The Aviva Players present Mira J. Spektor's Lady of The Castle, A Ghostly Post-Holocaust Chamber Opera, based on a true story & an Israeli play by Lea Goldberg.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016
After a successful six month run of sold out audiences and hearty hangovers, Random Access Theatre returns to the West Village for a three month extension of their debaucherous Drunk Restoration Comedy series!
by Nora Dominick - Oct 4, 2016
To celebrate the great Imelda Staunton, BroadwayWorld has decided to look back at some of her finest stage work. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016
Lazarus Theatre Company are proud to announce the final company of Lazarus Season 2016, the company of John Gay's musical comedy, The Beggar's Opera.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016
San Francisco Opera Center Director Sheri Greenawald today announced the thirteen recipients of the 2017 Adler Fellowship. Nine singers, three pianist/apprentice coaches and one director will take part in the program-a multi-year performance-oriented residency offering advanced young artists intensive individual training, coaching and professional seminars, as well as a wide range of performance opportunities. Adler Fellows are selected from the young artists who have participated in the Merola Opera Program. The prestigious fellowship has nurtured the development of more than 175 young artists since its inception.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2017
The Aviva Players and Algonquin Theater Productions in association with Diodati Productions, Original Cast Records and The New York Association present Lady of the Castle, a ghostly post-Holocaust chamber opera based on a true story and an Israeli play by Lea Goldberg with music and lyrics by Mira J. Spektor.
by Jessica Khan - Oct 24, 2016
Today's big news: Jake Gyllenhaal leads SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE tonight at City Center!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016
The McKittrick Hotel, home of the immersive theater spectacle Sleep No More, will present the New York premiere of The National Theatre of Scotland's The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart, a transporting, music-filled folk theater fable, created by writer David Greig and director Wils Wilson, with design by Georgia McGuinness, movement by Janice Parker and musical direction by Alasdair Macrae.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016
Music Director Alan Gilbert will lead the New York Philharmonic in the World Premiere of HK Gruber's Piano Concerto - a Philharmonic co-commission with the Berlin Philharmonic, Royal Concertgebouw, and Royal Stockholm Philharmonic orchestras - with pianist Emanuel Ax as soloist; Weill's Little Threepenny Music for Wind Orchestra; and Schubert's Symphony No. 2. The performances will take place Thursday, January 5, 2017, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, January 6 at 8:00 p.m.; and Saturday, January 7 at 8:00 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016
Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice is poised between two Empires - The Sceptered Isle and La Serenissima. In honor of the 400th anniversary of the death of Shakespeare and the 500th anniversary of the birth of the Venetian ghetto, The Floor of Heaven interweaves moments from Shakespeare's complex and revolutionary text with the play's original music and songs from the English-Venetian soundscape that Shakespeare's characters would have played and heard.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016
The McKittrick Hotel, home of the immersive theater spectacle Sleep No More, will present the New York premiere of The National Theatre of Scotland's The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart, a transporting, music-filled folk theater fable, created by writer David Greig and director Wils Wilson, with design by Georgia McGuinness, movement by Janice Parker and musical direction by Alasdair Macrae.
by Gary Naylor - Nov 11, 2016
Gary Naylor sees a young cast attack a classic play to update for today's world, a venture that succeeds partially, and is never less than interesting.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017
Join the cast of Follies as they discuss appearing in the sold-out National Theatre production, directed by Dominic Cooke.
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017
The Donmar Warehouse today announces full casting for The Public Administration and Constitution Affairs Committee Take Oral Evidence on Whitehall's Relationship with Kids Company a new musical with music by Tom Deering, and book and lyrics by Hadley Fraser and Josie Rourke.   
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016
This season holds a wealth of 'theatre magic' for you! A little frightening, and a lot of fun! Spotlighters tackles a variety of genres, and takes our audiences on some dark travels into the world of politics, feuding families and neighbors, gossipy friends, crime, murder and Dungeon & Dragons.
by Marianka Swain - May 2, 2016
London is never short of theatre temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From two buzzy Shakespeare productions and satirical opera to dance at the Old Vic, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews…
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017
Boston Lyric Opera's Stanford Calderwood General & Artistic Director Esther Nelson announced today an eclectic 2017/18 Season designed to please die-hard opera fans as well as newcomers to the art form.  Each of the Company's productions will be presented on a different area stage, starting October 13-22, 2017 with a new production of Giacomo Puccini's Tosca featuring the American debut of award-winning rising global star Elena Stikhina in the title role. The World Premiere of The Nefarious, Immoral but Highly Profitable Enterprise of Mr. Burke & Mr. Hare (a.k.a. Burke & Hare) by composer Julian Grant and librettist Mark Campbell follows November 8-12, 2017.  From March 16-25, 2018, BLO presents Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht's pivotal early-20th century work The Threepenny Opera.  BLO closes its Season in May with Leonard Bernstein's Trouble in Tahiti, paired with his Arias and Barcarolles, to mark the Lawrence, Mass.-born composer's centennial.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017
As she completes her first year as Artistic Director of Theatr Clwyd, Tamara Harvey today announces the 2017 Summer and Autumn seasons for the company. These include four world premieres; BoHo, a co-production with Hijinx Theatre which features both learning disabled and non-disabled actors, and, after a successful collaboration on the production of Love Lies and Taxidermy, Theatr Clwyd reunites with Paines Plough to open the 2017 Roundabout Season with co-productions of Black Mountain, Out Of Love and How To Be A Kid in collaboration with the Orange Tree Theatre. The Theatr Clwyd and Sheffield Theatres co-production of a new adaptation of Anton Chekhov's Uncle Vanya, by Welsh Playwright Peter Gill, will be directed by Harvey and will open at Clwyd from the 21 September ahead of transferring to Sheffield Theatres as part of Robert Hastie's inaugural season.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017
Written in 1941, Bertolt Brecht's compelling parable The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui is a savage satire of social and political corruption.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017
The award-winning theatre company Cardboard Citizens has today announced casting for its season of new work at The Bunker in London this April. Celebrating 25 years of making work with and for homeless people, the company will continue its exploration of the state of housing in nine new plays commissioned by Cardboard Citizens from some of the UK's most exciting playwrights.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017
Theatr Clwyd and Hijinx Theatre Company today announces the co-production of the world premiere production of BoHo. Opening at Theatr Clwyd on Thursday 22 June, this production will transfer to Galeri in Caernarfon, where it will open the Hijinx Unity Festival at the end of June.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017
Chester's new Storyhouse is thrilled to announce a further four new shows to its already impressive line-up for the inaugural Autumn 2017 season.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017
Storyhouse can reveal the first shows in its Spring Season 2018 - with headline names in comedy, opera and dance all making a date with the Chester venue.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017
TheaterWorks announced final casting today for RAGING SKILLET by Jacques Lamarre the 5th show of TheaterWorks 31st Season.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017
Music Director Alan Gilbert will lead the New York Philharmonic in the World Premiere of HK Gruber's Piano Concerto - a Philharmonic co-commission with the Berlin Philharmonic, Royal Concertgebouw, and Royal Stockholm Philharmonic orchestras - with pianist Emanuel Ax as soloist; Weill's Little Threepenny Music for Wind Orchestra; and Schubert's Symphony No. 2. The performances will take place Today, January 5, 2017, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, January 6 at 8:00 p.m.; and Saturday, January 7 at 8:00 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017
In 1928, Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill adapted John Gay's 18th-century The Beggar's Opera to fashion a savage, biting commentary on bourgeois capitalism and modern morality, set to unforgettable music with tunes that have been famous for 90 years. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017
The Jewish Museum and the Film Society of Lincoln Center announce the special events lineup for the 26th annual New York Jewish Film Festival (NYJFF), January 11-24, 2017.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017
The Jewish Museum and the Film Society of Lincoln Center announce the special events lineup for the 26th annual New York Jewish Film Festival (NYJFF), January 11-24, 2017.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017
Trap Door Theatre will present The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, written by Bertolt Brecht and translated by George Tabori and Alistair Beaton. Directed by Victor Quezada-Perez, the production will run March 16 - April 22, 2017.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017
The Diary of a Teenage Girl recounts the coming-of-age adventures of Minnie Goetze, a San Francisco teenager growing up in the counterculture haze of the 1970s.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017
Due to popular pre-sale demand, Aurora Theatre Company announces that it will add an additional two weeks of performances for the Bay Area Premiere of Sarah Greenman's wildly creative biographical play, LENI. Jon Tracy (The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity, Breakfast With Mugabe) directs this multi-media play, called "a thought-provoking tour through the world of Nazi propagandist Leni Riefenstahl" by Seattle Weekly. Featuring Stacy Ross (Gidion's Knot, Wilder Times) and Martha Brigham (The How and The Why). 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017
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by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016
The Jewish Museum and the Film Society of Lincoln Center announce the special events lineup for the 26th annual New York Jewish Film Festival (NYJFF), January 11-24, 2017.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016
The Jewish Museum and the Film Society of Lincoln Center announce the special events lineup for the 26th annual New York Jewish Film Festival (NYJFF), January 11-24, 2017. Among the oldest and most influential Jewish film festivals worldwide, unique in New York City, and one of the longest running partnerships of two major New York cultural institutions, the NYJFF each year presents the finest narrative and documentary films from around the world that explore the diverse Jewish experience.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016
The McKittrick Hotel, home of the immersive theater spectacle Sleep No More, presents the New York premiere of The National Theatre of Scotland's The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart, a transporting, music-filled folk theater fable, created by writer David Greig and director Wils Wilson, with design by Georgia McGuinness, movement by Janice Parker and musical direction by Alasdair Macrae.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016
With Battlefield, Peter Brook and his internationally renowned team -- Marie-Helene Estienne and Jean-Claude Carriere -- revisit the great Indian epic the Mahabharata 30 years after Brook's legendary production captivated the theater world-and inaugurated the BAM Majestic Theater (now the BAM Harvey Theater).
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017
Today, award-winning theatre company Les Enfants Terribles have announced the full cast for the anniversary production of The Terrible Infants. Staged at Wilton's Music Hall in East London and featuring new creative material, The Terrible Infants will run from 27 September to 28 October, with a press night on Tuesday 3 October.
by Gil Kaan - Apr 7, 2017
John Strand's THE ORIGINALIST had its world premiere in 2015 at The Arena Stage in Washington, D.C. with the titular role of Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia played by the critically acclaimed Edward Gero. Edward reprises his role at The Pasadena Playhouse's starting April 11. I made the most out of the opportunity to put Edward on the stand to cross-examine him on what it means to portray one of the most polarizing judges in U.S. history.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017
The Watermill Theatre announces the cast of Alan Ayckbourn's duo of comedies, House and Garden, two major productions at the heart of the theatre's 50th anniversary celebrations.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016
Theater for the New City presents Suddenly, A Knock at the Door, a new play based on stories by award winning Israeli author and filmmaker Etgar Keret written by Robin Goldfin with live music composed by Oren Neiman and performed by Oren Neiman & Gilad Ben-Zvi. David L. Carson* directs a cast of 6, including Jeffrey Swan Jones*,Antonio Minino, Alyssa Simon*, Kenneth Talberth*, Stephen Thornton, and Elanna White. Fourteen performances will be staged from June 2-19, 2016 at Theater for the New City, 155 First Avenue (between 9th and 10th Streets) in New York City's East Village.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017
Following its hugely successful UK tour, acclaimed theatre company Cardboard Citizens comes to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for the first time with its critically acclaimed production Cathy, featuring the original cast.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017
The inaugural touring season has been announced for Storyhouse - the brand new £37m theatre, cinema and library in Chester.