Noises Off Broadway

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by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2019
The Lyric Hammersmith today announces the cast for Michael Frayn's award winning Noises Off, which runs from 27 June - 27 July 2019. Returning to the Lyric for the first time since its triumphant premiere in 1982, Jeremy Herrin (All My Sons, Wolf Hall, This House), will direct a new production of this iconic British comedy for fans to enjoy and new audiences to discover.
by TV News Desk - May 8, 2019
Disney Junior has ordered a second season of the animated series 'T.O.T.S.'—ahead of the series debut, FRIDAY, JUNE 14 (9:00 A.M. EDT/PDT)—on Disney Channel and DisneyNOW. The comedy follows the adventures of best friends Pip and Freddy, a tenacious penguin and a kind-hearted flamingo, who are the only non-stork delivery birds in-training at Tiny Ones Transport Service (T.O.T.S.). Designed for kids age 2-7, 'T.O.T.S.' stories suggest themes of positively interacting with and nurturing others while celebrating each other's differences. Every episode has an original song and the recurring delivery anthem 'Bringing This Baby Home.'
by Sarah Hookey - May 8, 2019
Following The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre's 25th Silver Anniversary during the 2018/2019 Season, producers have unveiled WOB's upcoming 2019/2020 line-up. Known for producing classic musicals, as well as regional and area premieres, Way Off Broadway normally produces five Broadway-style productions each year. With the celebration of the theatre's 25th Anniversary, the company's producers decided to "shake things up a bit" and include a sixth show for the 2019/2020 Season.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2019
The Alley Theatre and Interim Artistic Director James Black, announce the cast and crew of the 2018-19 Season finale production of Ken Ludwig's The Three Musketeers, adapted from the novel by Alexandre Dumas. Mark Shanahan (Alley's Holmes and Watson, The 39 Steps) returns to direct a cast of 14, which includes Alley Resident Acting Company members, Alley favorites, and artists making their Alley debut. Ken Ludwig's The Three Musketeers runs May 31-June 30, 2019 in the Alley's Hubbard Theatre. Tickets are available at alleytheatre.org or by calling the Box Office at 713.220.5700.
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2019
Asolo Repertory Theatre proudly continues its 60th season with SWEENEY TODD: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. It is directed and choreographed by Peter Rothstein, who helmed the theatre's critically acclaimed 2018 production of Ragtime. Featuring music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, a book by Hugh Wheeler and from an adaptation by Christopher Bond, this musical masterwork and global phenomenon previews May 1 - 3, opens May 4 and runs through June 1.
by Neil Shurley - May 6, 2019
'Bang you're on. Bang you've said it. Bang you're off...That's farce. That's the theatre. That's life.'
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 6, 2019
BroadwayWorld has a first look at Asolo Repertory Theatre's SWEENEY TODD. The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. It is directed and choreographed by Peter Rothstein, who helmed the theatre's critically acclaimed 2018 production of Ragtime. Featuring music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, a book by Hugh Wheeler and from an adaptation by Christopher Bond, this musical masterwork and global phenomenon previews May 1 - 3, opens May 4 and runs through June 1.
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2019
The Theatre World Awards will celebrate the 2019 Theatre World Award Honorees, the 7th Annual John Willis Award for Lifetime Achievement in Theatre Honoree Nathan Lane, and the 11th Annual Dorothy Loudon Award Honoree Hampton Fluker at the landmark 75th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony on Monday, June 3, 2019 beginning at 7:00 p.m. at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52nd Street), home of the sensational Broadway hit, The Cher Show.
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2019
Live From Lincoln Center will air a  concert featuring one of Broadway's brightest stars Tony Award-winner, Cynthia Erivo, next Friday, May 10, at 9 PM.
by Sarah Hookey - May 29, 2019
 Currently celebrating its 25th Silver Anniversary, The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre is set to end the season with a bang this summer when the smash-hit musical Mamma Mia! arrives at the theatre. With over 60 million people having seen this worldwide phenomenon, for its 25th Anniversary Season, Way Off Broadway is bringing this international sensation to the Frederick stage for the very first time.
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2019
THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW continues to play to packed houses as it tours the length and breadth of the UK and in frightfully fabulous fashion rolls into Wolverhampton at the Grand Theatre from Monday 14 - Saturday 19 October 2019, starring Strictly Come Dancing's Joanne Clifton as Janet Wiess.
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2019
The ARTS at Marks Garage and the Open Home Performance Network present the Hawai?i state premiere of Indecent, the acclaimed 2017 Tony nominee for Best Play. Written by Pulitzer Prize winner Paula Vogel and directed by Lurana Donnels O'Malley, Indecent tells the true story of the play which featured the first same-sex kiss on Broadway in 1923, leading to the arrest of its entire Yiddish theatre troupe for obscenity.
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 23, 2019
Broadway and music industry luminaries gathered for a reading that featured Tony-nominee Anika Larsen (Beautiful) portraying Elaine Miller the mother of the film's protagonist, William. The role was made famous by Frances McDormand in the film.
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 21, 2019
Gingold Theatrical Group continues the 14th Season of Project Shaw, Art as Activism: A Theatrical Survival Guide, a special series of evenings of plays that embrace human rights and free speech. All of GTG's programming, inspired by the works of George Bernard Shaw, are designed to provoke peaceful discussion and activism.
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2019
Primary Stages announces additional casting for Little Women written by Kate Hamill (Pride and Prejudice), based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott, and directed by Sarna Lapine (Sunday in the Park with George).
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2019
SHADOWLAND STAGES (Brendan Burke, Producing Artistic Director) today announced completion of casting for MEMOIRS OF A FORGOTTEN MAN by D.W. Gregory - the first production of the theatre's 2019 season.
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2019
John Patrick Shanley's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play Doubt, A Parable opens tonight at Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre. 
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2019
Her Sunday In the Park With George co-star Jake Gyllenhaal joins her onstage for a duet from the show, 'Move On'. See a clip of their reunion!
by Sarah Hookey - May 16, 2019
 Windy City Playhouse's critically hailed of immersive staging of Michael Frayn's "Noises Off," the side-splitting play-within-a-play, will complete its run on Sunday, May 16 at the Playhouse's Flagship location, 3014 W. Irving Park Rd.
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2019
Cincinnati Shakespeare Company finishes its 25th Anniversary Season at The Otto M. Budig Theater with a new version of Georges Feydeau's farce by David Ives, A Flea in Her Ear. The production is directed by Cincinnati Shakespeare Company's Director of Creative Education and Outreach, Jeremy Dubin and features a 14 person cast with CSC Resident Ensemble Members Billy Chace, Kelly Mengelkoch, Sara, and Matthew Lewis Johnson. A Flea in Her Ear is generously sponsored by Murphy Landen Jones PLLC and J.P. Morgan.
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2019
San Francisco Playhouse announced casting for Cabaret, the Tony Award-winning musical that will close the company's 2018/19 Season. Susi Damilano will direct, with music direction by Dave Dobrusky and choreography by Nicole Helfer.
by Neil Shurley - May 14, 2019
The audience I saw it with often exploded with laughter.
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2019
Reviewing a comic show can be a strange experience - if you're not laughing and everyone else is, how should you judge it? And does the very act of critiquing limit your potential enjoyment? BroadwayWorld reviewers share their thoughts!
by Sarah Hookey - May 14, 2019
Currently celebrating its 25th Silver Anniversary, The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre is set to end the season with a bang this summer when the smash-hit musical Mamma Mia! arrives at the theatre. With over 60 million people having seen this worldwide phenomenon, for its 25th Anniversary Season, Way Off Broadway is bringing this international sensation to the Frederick stage for the very first time.
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2019
It was announced today by The Theatre World Awards Board of Directors and The Dorothy Loudon Foundation, Hampton Fluker (All My Sons) will be honored with the 11th Annual Dorothy Loudon Award at the 75th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2019
Theater, film and television actor Jennifer Cody, will be the m.c. of the 29th annual Connecticut Critics Circle Awards June 3, at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, this year's hosting theater.
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2019
TodayTix celebrates the concept album release of "Brownstone," a new musical written by acclaimed singer/songwriter Brian Gallagher, with a one-night only concert at City Winery (155 Varick St.) featuring Tony Nominee Megan Hilty and more special guests.
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2019
Producing Artistic Director Evan Hoffmann announces NextStop Theatre Company's seventh professional season of theatre in Northern Virginia. Our 2019-2020 Season at NextStop brings our most diverse and ambitious programming yet to our community.
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2019
Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) announces casting for the first production of the 2019 Nutmeg Summer Series: "Mamma Mia!," the Tony Award-nominated musical based on the songs of ABBA.  The cast includes Broadway actors Jessica Hendy (Broadway's "Cats," "Aida"), Jennifer Cody (Broadway's "Shrek", "Urinetown" & CRT's "Noises Off"), Lauren Blackman (Broadway's "Anastasia"),  and Bradley Dean (Braodway's "The Last Ship", "Dear Evan Hansen"). As previously announced, Terrence Mann will direct with choreography by Mary Ann Lamb and Jessica Walker. Subscriptions and single tickets are on sale at crt.uconn.edu or 860-486-2113.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2019
Gingold Theatrical Group continues the 14th Season of Project Shaw, Art as Activism: A Theatrical Survival Guide, a special series of evenings of plays that embrace human rights and free speech. All of GTG's programming, inspired by the works of George Bernard Shaw, are designed to provoke peaceful discussion and activism.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2019
Cincinnati Shakespeare Company finishes its 25th Anniversary Season at The Otto M. Budig Theater with a new version of Georges Feydeau's farce by David Ives, A Flea in Her Ear. The production is directed by Cincinnati Shakespeare Company's Director of Creative Education and Outreach, Jeremy Dubin and features a 14 person cast with CSC Resident Ensemble Members Billy Chace, Kelly Mengelkoch, Sara, and Matthew Lewis Johnson. A Flea in Her Ear is generously sponsored by Murphy Landen Jones PLLC and J.P. Morgan.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2019
Ma-Yi Theater Company is presenting the Off-Broadway world premiere of FRUITING BODIES by Asian-American playwright Sam Chanse, with Shelley Butler at the helm. The cast of FRUITING BODIES features Kimiye Corwin (Noises Off, Henry VI), Emma Kikue (God Said This, Up the Hill), Jeffrey Omura (House Rules, Hamlet) and Thom Sesma (Superhero, Sweeney Todd).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2019
The Old Globe's 2019–2020 Season includes three world premieres, five West Coast premieres, and a Tony Award–winning production of an American masterwork.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2019
Two River Theater announces the lineup of productions for its 2019/20 Season.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2019
A Noise Within (ANW), California's acclaimed classic repertory theatre, is bringing back its smash hit production of Michael Frayn's hilarious off-the-wall comedy Noises Off for a limited engagement from May 21 through June 9, 2019. Reviving a critical and audience favorite for all to enjoy, ANW Producing Artistic Directors Julia Rodriguez-Elliott and Geoff Elliott will once again direct the play-within-a-play that pays homage to the art of theatre-making as chaos reigns onstage and off! There will be press performances on Saturday, May 25 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, May 26 at 2 p.m.
by Cybele Pomeroy - Apr 23, 2019
Director Lance Bankerd and a top-notch cast deliver Tom Stoppard's ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD, an existential comedy favorite, at Fells Point Corner Theatre in a way that is familiar, fresh, hilarious, pathetic and inevitable. Lighting is well-timed, sound cues unflawed, and acoustics of the theater render whispers and mutterings indistinct yet audible, and you could even be chosen to become part of the show, if you so consent.
by Emily Noxon - Apr 23, 2019
Putting on a show is hard, especially when the cast is involved in romantic relationships with one another. Jealousy, anger, frustration, and laughs abound in Noises Off!
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 23, 2019
Bright Star - the five-time Tony Award-nominated musical with "a glorious score and moving story," according to Cumberland County Playhouse's producing director Bryce McDonald - opens in Crossville this Friday night, April 26 and continuing through June 6.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2019
From the author of the play Enchanted April, comes a humorous and heartwarming love story for feisty women featuring a cast of Broadway veterans, directed by two-time Tony Award winner, Judith Ivey.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2019
Actors' Playhouse presentS John Patrick Shanley's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play Doubt, A Parable from May 15 - June 9, 2019 at the Miracle Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2019
Directors and Casting is set for the two PlayGround Festival premieres, A HISTORY OF FREAKS by Katie May, May 13-June 15  (Press /Opening: May 15 at 8pm), helmed by circus arts performer and director Doyle Ott and ANNA CONSIDERS MARS by Ruben Grijalva,  May 20-June 16 (Press /Opening: May 22 at 8pm), helmed by San Francisco Playhouse Producing Director Susi Damilano. The productions will run in rotating repertory as part of the 25th Season PlayGround Festival of New Works, May 13-June 16, 2019. Tickets for the entire PlayGround Festival are now on sale. For more information, visit http://playground-sf.org/festival.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2019
Following her sold-out concert Australian tour in 2016, Megan Hilty will return to Queensland Performing Arts Centre's (QPAC's) Concert Hall, Brisbane on Thursday 20 June 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2019
The Lakewood Playhouse is proud to present the FIFTH SHOW of our Landmark 80th ANNIVERSARY SEASON: "INSPECTING CAROL!"  We are thrilled to announce the LAKEWOOD PLAYHOUSE Premier of this Chaotic Comedy, which premiered at the Seattle Repertory Theatre in 1991 - Combining the best elements of both "Noises Off" and a "A Christmas Carol!"
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2019
Join Centre Stage for what has been dubbed "The greatest comedy ever written" as Noises Off takes the mainstage this spring! See the fast paced farce in an exciting new production as our unique stage configuration thrusts you into the action of the play!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2019
Celebrating one year since the re-launch as Kiln Theatre, Artistic Director Indhu Rubasingham today announces the full cast for Samuel Adamson's Wife. Rubasingham directs Richard Cant (Peter/Ivar at 58/Landlord), Karen Fishwick (Daisy/Clare), Pamela Hardman (Character Actress /Marjorie/Embassy Assistant), Joshua James (Robert/Finn/Ivar at 28), Calam Lynch (Eric/Cas) and Sirine Saba (Suzannah). The production opens on 4 June, with previews from 30 May, and runs until 6 July, coinciding with London's Pride parade.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2019
Timber Lake Playhouse (TLP), the premier professional summer theatre of northwest Illinois, opens its 58th consecutive summer season for 2019 on May 11 with the ABBA Tribute Band, Dancing Queen. Artistic Director Paul Stancato and Executive Director Dan Danielowski are busily making preparations for the opening.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2019
Lake Worth Playhouse has announced its 2019/20 season!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2019
Lifetime has released a first look image of Megan Hilty and Jessie Mueller who star as country legends Patsy Cline and Loretta Lynn, in the upcoming Lifetime original movie Patsy & Loretta.
by Gary Naylor - Apr 10, 2019
The Noises traps us in a room with Luna, as she tells us her story from puppy to dog / bodyguard while the world disintegrates outside. Her journey is one faced by many neglected kids - a key factor to explain those noises off.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2019
Northern Stage announces its 2019-20 Season, a season of plays that thematically reflect on the past to move into a more positive future. The company's 23rd Season will feature two world premieres by women writers, non-traditional casting in classic plays, and an overall season more diverse and reflective of the world. "Northern Stage continues to evolve from a local theater with a regional impact to a regional theater with a national impact," says Northern Stage Producing Artistic Director and Director of the BOLD Theater Women's Leadership Circle Carol Dunne. "New Works Now and the BOLD Circle enable us to nurture work by emerging artists and women writers. The diverse voices on stage this season elevate our work and challenge us to change lives by including the stories of humanity that are often overlooked and rarely told."