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by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2015
This autumn Kneehigh return to Birmingham Repertory Theatre following their sell-out run of Rebecca earlier this year, with their critically acclaimed radical new reworking of the Beggar's Opera, Dead Dog In A Suitcase (And Other Love Songs).
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 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 Jenny Ell - Sep 30, 2015
For thirty years now, Kneehigh have been creating original, innovative pieces of theatre. Over this time, they have grown to an international scale and have built a solid reputation for quality which any theatre company would be envious of. Earlier this year saw Daphne Du Maurier's Rebecca being given the Kneehigh treatment and to massive acclaim. This continues to tour whilst Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and other love songs) is starting out on its UK tour.
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, 2015
The infamous Mack the Knife is back as Theatre South Carolina presents the landmark musical masterpiece THE THREEPENNY OPERA, October 2-10 at Longstreet Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast below!
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 9, 2015
Aria Entertainment today announces the casts and creative teams for the eight shows in the third From Page To Stage season of new musicals, running from Monday 26 October to Saturday 21 November.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2015
Shoreditch Town Hall today announces further shows to its 2015 artistic programme, furthering its reputation as a venue for high quality, original theatre, performance, music and comedy. The announcement comes with the venue currently five weeks into a nine week run of ABSENT, a acclaimed commission from the internationally renowned pioneers of site responsive theatre, dreamthinkspeak. 
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 30, 2015
As Park Theatre enters its third year, Artistic Director Jez Bond today announces its new season of work, including seven new writing world premieres alongside a number of exciting revivals, and a brand new British musical.
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 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 22, 2015
Today Rose Theatre Kingston announces the casting for its Christmas production of Charles Dickens's enchanting story A Christmas Carol.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2015
The infamous Mack the Knife is back as Theatre South Carolina presents the landmark musical masterpiece THE THREEPENNY OPERA, tonight, October 2-10 at Longstreet Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast below!
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 - Oct 13, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO (October 12, 2015) –– San Francisco Opera Center Director Sheri Greenawald announced today the twelve recipients of the 2016 Adler Fellowship, 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. This prestigious training program has nurtured the development of more than 150 young artists since its inception.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2015
The producers of Chichester Festival Theatre's production of Goodnight Mister Tom are delighted to announce today that the Oliver award-winning stage adaptation of Michelle Magorian's classic novel will embark on a UK Tour in 2016 after its strictly limited West End run at the Duke of York's Theatre this Christmas.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015
The producers of Mike Bartlett's multi award-winning contemporary play, King Charles III are delighted to announce today that the current UK tour has been extended into spring 2016.
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 BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2015
David Hunter - last seen in the West End starring as Guy in the Olivier, Tony and Academy Award-winning musical Once - is to play Ebenezer Scrooge's downtrodden employee, Bob Cratchit, in award-winning Antic Disposition's magical, musical adaptation of Charles Dickens' festive classic, A Christmas Carol.
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 - 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 - 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 2, 2016
The awards, known as the YD&T Awards, bring acclaim and support to early career designers and technicians, through generous funding from industry sponsors. The awards will be presented on Thurs., March 17, at USITT 2016 in Salt Lake City in a special session featuring remarks by Steve Younkins, creator of Q2Q Comics, a web comic devoted to theatre tech.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2016
Aurora Theatre Company presents the West Coast Premiere of Sarah Treem's (Netflix's House of Cards, HBO's In Treatment) thought-provoking THE HOW AND THE WHY. Acclaimed Bay Area actress and director Joy Carlin (Talley's Folly, After the Revolution, Body Awareness, Jack Goes Boating, Awake and Sing!) helms this intimate and keenly perceptive play, featuring Nancy Carlin (The Monster-Builder, Hysteria, Benefactors) and Martha Brigham (San Francisco Playhouse, La Jolla Playhouse). The third fully staged production to be performed at the company's second stage performance space, Harry's UpStage, THE HOW AND THE WHY plays March 18 through May 8 at the Aurora Theatre Company in Berkeley. For tickets ($35-45) and information the public can call (510) 843-4822 or visit auroratheatre.org.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017
???????The award-winning theatre company Cardboard Citizens has today announced an ambitious 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 - Dec 23, 2015
Atmospheric production photos released for award-wining Antic Disposition's 10th anniversary production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL - opening tonight in Middle Temple Hall - starring David Burt as Scrooge and David Hunter as Bob Cratchit.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2015
David Hunter - last seen in the West End starring as Guy in the Olivier, Tony and Academy Award-winning musical Once - is to play Ebenezer Scrooge's downtrodden employee, Bob Cratchit, in award-winning Antic Disposition's magical, musical adaptation of Charles Dickens' festive classic, A CHRISTMAS CAROL.
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 - Dec 12, 2015
San Francisco Opera Center presents the culminating concert of the 2015 Adler Fellowship season, The Future Is Now: Adler Fellows Gala Concert, tonight, December 12 at 7:30 p.m. at the Herbst Theatre in San Francisco.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015
San Francisco Opera Center presents the culminating concert of the 2015 Adler Fellowship season, The Future Is Now: Adler Fellows Gala Concert, on Saturday, December 12 at 7:30 p.m. at the Herbst Theatre in San Francisco.
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 - 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 12, 2016
LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS presents the fourth production in its innovative and award-winning ONSTAGE Series with the Tony award-winning rock musical, AMERICAN IDIOT, music by Green Day, lyrics by Billie Joe Armstrong, book by Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer, musical direction by David O, choreography by Dana Solimando and directed by Brian Kite. AMERICAN IDIOT will preview on Friday, April 29 (with a press opening on Saturday, April 30 at 8pm) and will run through Sunday, May 15 - ONSTAGE at LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS, 14900 La Mirada Blvd. in La Mirada.