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by Alexa Criscitiello - May 4, 2018
City Lit's 2018-19 season to span four centuries with comedies and dramas considering timeless themes
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 23, 2018
Quintessence Theatre Group celebrates its 8th birthday with the second production of its new Family Classics Series: a world premiere of Mark Twain's The Prince and the Pauper. Adapted and directed by Quintessence ensemble member Josh Carpenter, The Prince and the Pauper is one of Mark Twain's best works of young adult fiction - a humorous and poignant tale of class consciousness, mistaken identity and self-discovery set in Tudor England. All performances are at the Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Ave., Mt. Airy, Philadelphia, 19119. To purchase tickets, visit www.Quintessencetheatre.org or call 215.987.4450.
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 14, 2018
The Old Globe today announced its next cast and creative team-including numerous Globe favorites and new faces-as the 2018 Summer Shakespeare Festival once again presents the finest of the Bard's work outdoors under the stars in the Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. Summer will officially arrive with The Tempest, directed by Joe Dowling (formerly the Artistic Director for Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis and Abbey Theatre in Ireland), with star of stage and screen Kate Burton as Prospera, running June 17 - July 22, 2018. Tickets start at $30.00, on sale to the general public now. Previews run June 17 - 22. Opening night is Saturday, June 23 at 8:00 p.m.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 8, 2018
Long Wharf Theatre, under the direction of Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, presents Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery, directed by Brendon Fox.
by Nicole Ciravolo - Mar 22, 2018
The Saint Sebastian Players (SSP) conclude the company's 37th season with the gritty Chicago comedy The Front Page by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur. Performances run April 27-May 20, 2018 at St. Bonaventure, 1625 W. Diversey (enter on Marshfield), Chicago.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 22, 2018
Esther and Schmuli are shy young Orthodox Jews embarking on an arranged marriage, despite barely knowing each other. Abe and Julia are high-profile celebrities embarking on a dangerously flirtatious correspondence, despite being married to other people. On the surface, the lives of these two couples couldn't be more different. But Anna Ziegler's funny, insightful, and mysterious new drama explores the hidden connections between seemingly disparate people, drawing audiences into an intriguing puzzle and a deeply sympathetic look at modern love.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 2, 2018
Los Angeles LGBT Center's Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center has announced a special limited run of Confessions of a Mulatto Love Child, written and performed by Bellina Logan. Well known for her roles on film and television, Logan brings her acclaimed solo play, directed by Maggie Soboil, to the Davidson/Valentini Theatre for seven performances only through May 6.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 14, 2018
The clash between a daughter's philanthropic idealism and her father's hard-headed capitalism is at the heart of George Bernard Shaw's witty and timely classic Major Barbara, which begins preview performances at The Armory on April 14, opens on April 20, and runs through May 13 on the U.S. Bank Main Stage.
by Julie Musbach - Mar 13, 2018
Classical plays with strong female leads make up Seattle Shakespeare Company's upcoming season just announced by Artistic Director George Mount.  Plans for the company's 2018-2019 season include Richard III, Arms and the Man, All's Well That Ends Well, She Stoops to Conquer, and As You Like It. "The thematic narrative for the shows is All's Fair in Love and War," said Mount. "Each of the plays has something to say about the efforts that people go through to get what they want either in the field of combat or the field of romance."
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 1, 2018
An incessantly ringing cell phone in a quiet cafe. A stranger at the next table who has had enough. And a dead man - with a lot of loose ends. So begins this wildly imaginative comedy by MacArthur Genius Grant recipient and Pulitzer Prize finalist Sarah Ruhl, author of the Ross Valley Players hit The Clean House. A work about how we memorialize the dead - and how that remembering changes us - it is the odyssey of a woman forced to confront her own assumptions about morality, redemption, and the need to connect in a technologically obsessed world.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2018
Joan of Arc is an icon of protest. From the age of twelve, she was convinced she would change the course of history. She did so before her seventeenth birthday. Joan of Arc's story is brought to life by the luminous Sarah Snook, directed by STC Resident Director Imara Savage, in the fast paced and riveting political drama Saint Joan which opens this weekend at the Roslyn Packer Theatre.
by Julie Musbach - Jun 5, 2018
The Public Theater will begin previews for the New York premiere of FIRE IN DREAMLAND, written by Rinne Groff on Tuesday, June 19. The company is currently hard at work in rehearsals, check out the photos below!
by Macon Prickett - Jun 22, 2018
According to Deadline, Xavier Dolan and Will Beinbrink have landed supporting roles in New Line Cinema's IT Chapter Two for director Andy Muschietti, who helmed the original. The sequel portrays the kids — members of the Losers' Club, who were tormented by Pennywise — as adults. James McAvoy plays Bill, Bill Hader is Richie, Jessica Chastain is Beverly, James Ransone is Eddie, Andy Bean is Stanley, Jay Ryan is Ben and Isaiah Mustafa is Mike. Bill Skarsgard returns as Pennywise.
by Julie Musbach - Jun 18, 2018
Winner of the 2018 Grammy Award for Best Choral Performance, The Crossing, with conductor Donald Nally, today announces its 2018-19 season, titled Aniara. The season-which is centered around exploring mankind's place in the universe, the relationships between humans, navigating through space and life, and the passage of time - features The Crossing's New York Philharmonic and Peak Performances debuts, the world premiere of the choral-theater work Aniara: fragments of time and space; and world premieres by Gavin Bryars, Michael Gordon, Thomas Lloyd, and Toivo Tulev.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 14, 2018
ShawChicago has announced Luther Goins as the company's new Managing Director, effective July 1, 2018.  He succeeds Tony Courier who is retiring after having served as Managing Director for 16 years.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 3, 2018
Acclaimed actor, TV and film star Armand Aucamp will join the cast of the Fugard Theatre's return season of the award-winning, enchanting romantic comedy SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE.
by Review Roundups - Jul 19, 2018
Park Avenue Armory presents the North American premiere of two-time Tony- and Olivier Award-winning stage director Ivo van Hove's The Damned. Let's see what the critics had to say...
by Julie Musbach - Jul 18, 2018
Chesterwood will present a staged reading of "The Lincoln Family Album", written and moderated by noted Lincoln scholar Harold Holzer, on Wednesday, Aug. 8 at 5 p.m. in Daniel Chester French's Studio. The presentation is the third program Holzer has written and narrated for Chesterwood and follows the success of previous sold-out performances of Holzer's "Lincoln Speaks."
by Julie Musbach - Jul 12, 2018
Full casting was announced today for City Lit's season opener, George Bernard Shaw's comedy ARMS AND THE MAN. Set during the 1885 Serbo-Bulgarian war, it satirizes the folly of armed conflict. City Lit's production will be directed by Brian Pastor, Artistic Director of Promethean Theatre Ensemble and director of City Lit's fall 2017 production of J.B.  
by Julie Musbach - Jul 11, 2018
The Old Globe's 2018 Summer Season continues with today's announcement of the complete cast and creative team for Barefoot in the Park, as director Jessica Stone returns to the Globe to extend its decades-long relationship with giant comic playwright Neil Simon with this fresh and hilarious new look at the comedy.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 10, 2018
The Old Globe's 2018 Summer Season continues with today's announcement of the complete cast and creative team for Barefoot in the Park, as director Jessica Stone (Ken Ludwig's Robin Hood!, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike) returns to the Globe to extend its decades-long relationship with giant comic playwright Neil Simon with this fresh and hilarious new look at his "bubbling, rib-tickling comedy" (The New York Times). Barefoot in the Park will play July 28 - September 2, 2018 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Tickets start at $30.00 and are on sale to the general public now. Previews run July 28 - August 1. Opening night is Thursday, August 2 at 8:00 p.m.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 8, 2018
Virginia Stage Company opens the new year with Jane Austen's most popular literary novel, Pride and Prejudice. Directed by Virginia Stage Company Producing Artistic Director, Tom Quaintance, Pride and Prejudice will sweep you away with its witty, fast-paced exploration of expectations that has become the template for modern romance. Fans of the novel will be thrilled with this faithful adaptation of the story.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018
You know Las Vegas - spinning wheels, neon lights, slinky dresses. But do you really know the city and its almost two million inhabitants? Poker pro turned playwright Todd Taylor takes you inside the real Sin City in Block St Theatre Co's darkly comedic new play FLAMINGO & DECATUR, directed by Kevin Christopher Fox.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018
You know Las Vegas spinning wheels, neon lights, slinky dresses. But do you really know the city and its almost two million inhabitants? Poker pro turned playwright Todd Taylor takes you inside the real Sin City in Block St Theatre Co's darkly comedic new play FLAMINGO & DECATUR, directed by Kevin Christopher Fox.
by Julie Musbach - Jan 30, 2018
Court Theatre, under the continuing leadership of Charles Newell, Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director, announces the extension of All My Sons by Arthur Miller, directed by Charles Newell and featuring Kate Collins, John Judd and Timothy Edward Kane. All My Sons now runs through February 18, 2018 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Ave. Tickets to extension performances of All My Sons go on sale Friday, February 2, 2018 and available by calling the box office at (773) 753-4472 orwww.CourtTheatre.org.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 3, 2018
Jill McAusland (Call the Midwife, BBC1; Pygmalion, English Speaking Theatre Frankfurt; Arms and the Man, Watford Palace Theatre), Oliver Britten (Walrus, The Vaults; Alice Adventures Underground, VAULT Festival; Back to the Future, Secret Cinema) and Jonny Magnanti (Three Winters, National Theatre; The Hound of the Baskervilles, Stables Theatre Hastings; Midsummer Night's Dream, Mercatoria Theatre Company) will form the cast for the world premiere of Catherine Lucie's The Moor, a tense psychological thriller set in a place where nothing is as it seems.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 29, 2018
Long Wharf Theatre, under the direction of Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, presents Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Comic Mystery, directed by Brendon Fox.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2018
The Huntington Theatre Company presents the irresistible comedy, Bad Dates, featuring Haneefah Wood (Cassandra in Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike at the Huntington and Blanche in Fox TV's Grease Live! ), written by Theresa Rebeck (creator of NBC's Smash and the Elliot Norton and IRNE Award-winning play Mauritius, produced at the Huntington in 2006), and directed by Jessica Stone (director of Ripcord and Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike at the Huntington). Performances run from January 26 through February 25, 2018 at the Avenue of the Arts / Huntington Avenue Theatre.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 25, 2018
Proud Haddock's The Dog Beneath The Skin will star Pete Ashmore (Arms and the Man, Watford Palace Theatre; Private Lives, Mercury Theatre; Treasure Island, Birmingham Rep) as Alan Norman and Cressida Bonas (Mrs Orwell, Old Red Lion Theatre, Southwark Playhouse; An Evening With Lucian Freud, Leicester Square Theatre; The Great Gatsby, Leicester Square Theatre) as The Dog.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 19, 2018
Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, presents A Moon for the Misbegotten, written by Eugene O'Neill and directed by WT Resident Director William Brown. A Moon for the Misbegotten runs February 7 March 18, 2018 in the Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. The Press Opening is Wednesday, February 14 at 7:30 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2018
Virginia Stage Company opens the new year with Jane Austen's most popular literary novel, Pride and Prejudice. Directed by Virginia Stage Company Producing Artistic Director, Tom Quaintance, Pride and Prejudice will sweep you away with its witty, fast-paced exploration of expectations that has become the template for modern romance. Fans of the novel will be thrilled with this faithful adaptation of the story.
by Julie Musbach - Jan 17, 2018
BrightSide Theatre, Naperville's only professional theatre performing in the historic downtown district, continues its 7th season Cinema to Stage. The 39 Steps will perform at the Theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall at North Central College, 31 S. Ellsworth Street in Naperville March 9-25, 2018. Tickets are on sale now at www.brightsidetheatre.com, or by phone at 630-447-TIXS (8497). The press performance is Friday, March 9 at 8pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018
You know Las Vegas spinning wheels, neon lights, slinky dresses. But do you really know the city and its almost two million inhabitants? Poker pro turned playwright Todd Taylor takes you inside the real Sin City in Block St Theatre Co's darkly comedic new play FLAMINGO & DECATUR, directed by Kevin Christopher Fox.
by Julie Musbach - Jan 10, 2018
You know Las Vegas spinning wheels, neon lights, slinky dresses. But do you really know the city and its almost two million inhabitants? Poker pro turned playwright Todd Taylor takes you inside the real Sin City in Block St Theatre Co's darkly comedic new play FLAMINGO & DECATUR, directed by Kevin Christopher Fox. The world premiere production will play January 4 February 18, 2018 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at theaterwit.org, by calling (773) 975-8150 or in person at the Theater Wit Box Office. The press opening is Wednesday, January 10 at 8 pm.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 27, 2018
Following the success of their 2nd Annual Winter, the Peterborough Players are already looking ahead to summer with an announcement of their 2018 Summer Season; their 85th summer on Hadley Road. Their upcoming season promises to have everything audiences have come to love about the Peterborough Players. From known classics and engaging character studies, to a contemporary comedy and a big book musical: Summer 2018 is going to be a season to remember at the Players!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 19, 2018
Proud Haddock's The Dog Beneath The Skin will star Pete Ashmore (Arms and the Man, Watford Palace Theatre; Private Lives, Mercury Theatre; Treasure Island, Birmingham Rep) as Alan Normanand Cressida Bonas (Mrs Orwell, Old Red Lion Theatre, Southwark Playhouse; An Evening With Lucian Freud, Leicester Square Theatre; The Great Gatsby, Leicester Square Theatre) as The Dog.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 14, 2018
Michael Kahn today announces Shakespeare Theatre Company's 2018-2019 Season. With two world premieres from celebrated playwrights, a multiple Tony Award-winning presentation, a dynamic adaptation of a classic novel, two Shakespeare plays and a group of acclaimed directors and artists, it is an ambitious grand finale for STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn, who will retire from the company at the end of the Season.
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 1, 2018
According to the Daily News, stage and screen star Louis Zorich passed away earlier this week. He was 93 years old.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2017
You know Las Vegas spinning wheels, neon lights, slinky dresses. But do you really know the city and its almost two million inhabitants? Poker pro turned playwright Todd Taylor takes you inside the real Sin City in Block St Theatre Co's darkly comedic new play FLAMINGO & DECATUR, directed by Kevin Christopher Fox.
by Julie Musbach - Dec 20, 2017
Signature Theatre is excited to announce the cast and creative team for the world premiere of 4,380 Nights by DC playwright Annalisa Dias. The production will be directed by Kathleen Akerley (Artistic Director of Longacre Lea) and will feature Ahmad Kamal (Woolly Mammoth's KISS) as Malik Essaid/El Hadj El Kaim, Michael John Casey (Shakespeare Theatre's Othello, Folger Theatre's Henry V) as Bud Abramson/Man, Rex Daugherty (Signature'sShakespeare's R&J) as Luke/Colonel Pelissier, and Lynette Rathnam (Ford Theatre's Death of a Salesman) as Woman (complete cast and creative team bios are below). 4,380 Nights will run from January 16 through February 18 in Signature Theatre's ARK Theatre. 4,380 Nights is Signature's submission to the 2018 Women's Voices Theater Festival.
by Julie Musbach - Dec 18, 2017
On his continuing journey through the works of Stephen Sondheim, director Spiro Veloudos brings us Sondheim's latest work,Road Show, the true boom-and-bust story of two of the most colorful and outrageous fortune-seekers in American history. From the Alaskan Gold Rush to the Florida real estate boom in the 1930s, entrepreneur Addison Mizner and his fast-talking brother Wilson were proof positive that the road to the American Dream is often a seductive, treacherous tightrope walk.
by Meet the Cast - Dec 12, 2017
Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of The Royal Court Theatre's production of The Children, the new play by Olivier Award winner Lucy Kirkwood (Chimerica), directed by James MacDonald (Top Girls at MTC), opens tonight, December 12, at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the company, plus hear from the stars in the video below!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017
59E59 Theaters presents the NYC premiere of A REGULAR LITTLE HOUDINI, written and performed by Daniel LLewelyn-Williams and directed by Joshua Richards.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 11, 2017
The Huntington Theatre Company presents the irresistible comedy, Bad Dates, featuring Haneefah Wood (Cassandra in Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike at the Huntington and Blanche in Fox TV's Grease Live! ), written by Theresa Rebeck (creator of NBC's Smash and the Elliot Norton and IRNE Award-winning play Mauritius, produced at the Huntington in 2006), and directed by Jessica Stone (director of Ripcord and Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike at the Huntington). Performances run from January 26 through February 25, 2018 at the Avenue of the Arts / Huntington Avenue Theatre.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 30, 2018
Quintessence Theatre Group celebrates its 8th birthday with the second production of its new Family Classics Series: a world premiere of Mark Twain's The Prince and the Pauper. Adapted and directed by Quintessence ensemble member Josh Carpenter, The Prince and the Pauper is one of Mark Twain's best works of young adult fiction - a humorous and poignant tale of class consciousness, mistaken identity and self-discovery set in Tudor England. All performances are at the Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Ave., Mt. Airy, Philadelphia, 19119. To purchase tickets, visit www.Quintessencetheatre.org or call 215.987.4450.
by Julie Musbach - Apr 30, 2018
The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced complete casting today for the New York premiere of FIRE IN DREAMLAND, written by Rinne Groff. Directed by Marissa Wolf, FIRE IN DREAMLAND continues The Public's Astor Anniversary Season at their landmark downtown home on Lafayette Street, celebrating 50 years of new work and the 50th Anniversary of HAIR. FIRE IN DREAMLAND begins performances on Tuesday, June 19 and runs through Sunday, August 5 in The Public's Anspacher Theater.
by Julie Musbach - Apr 23, 2018
The Old Globe's 2017-2018 Season continues with today's announcement of the complete cast and creative team for the Southern California debut of A Thousand Splendid Suns, Ursula Rani Sarma's sweeping and deeply moving theatrical production based on the best-selling book by Khaled Hosseini (The Kite Runner).
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 20, 2018
Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, presents Buried Child, written by Sam Shepard and directed by WT Resident Director Kimberly Senior. Buried Child runs May 9 - June 17, 2018 in the Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. The Press Opening is Wednesday, May 16 at 7:30 p.m.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 18, 2018
Sydney Theatre Company announced today that it has appointed its former Richard Wherrett Fellow Paige Rattray in the new role of Associate Director. Paige, who is currently Associate Artistic Director for Queensland Theatre, will commence her new position at STC on May 30 this year.
by Julie Musbach - Apr 18, 2018
The award-winning South African premiere production of the enchanting romantic comedy SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE returns to the Fugard Theatre due to overwhelming demand. It will be performed at the Fugard Theatre from 14 August.