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by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2020
The King's Head Theatre, Making Productions, RGM Productions and Suzanne Jones in association with DeVere Productions present the return of Kevin Elyot's Coming Clean to Trafalgar Studios 2.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2020
Following a record number of nominations and votes, winners have been announced for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards, brought to you by TodayTix!! The nominees were set, audiences voted, and now we get to recognize local theatres and performers for their outstanding achievement!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2020
Following a record number of nominations and votes, winners have been announced for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards, brought to you by TodayTix!! The nominees were set, audiences voted, and now we get to recognize local theatres and performers for their outstanding achievement!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2020
Join Crystal McKinsey and friends for a light-hearted evening celebrating Broadway's greatest love songs and stories. It is a one-night only performance on Feb. 6 at 7 PM at the Triad Theater, 158 W 72nd St.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020
Queen's Theatre Hornchurch has announced the cast for its production of Macbeth. The revival continues the Theatre's tradition of quality, classic drama and will be directed by Douglas Rintoul, following his acclaimed productions of Much Ado About Nothing and UK tour of The Crucible. Most recently, Douglas has directed this Summer's highlight musical adaptation of As You Like It; a European premiere in partnership with the National Theatre. This co-production with Derby Theatre follows successful collaborations on Abigail's Party, Abi and One Man, Two Guvnors.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020
Midsommer Flight has announced the five theater professionals who will participate in the inaugural session of the company's new 'Directors Flight' initiative. Announced in fall 2019, Directors Flight is a program with the goal of promoting, cultivating, and inspiring classical directing talent in Chicago. The announcement last fall included a call for applications to participate. Instead of a tuition-based model, Midsommer Flight has opted to pay each selected director a small fellowship stipend for their participation.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2020
The English premiere of acclaimed Northern Irish playwright Joseph Crilly's On McQuillan's Hill opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four-week limited season on Tuesday, 4 February 2020 (Press Nights: Thursday, 6 February and Friday, 7 February 2020 at 7.30pm).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2020
4th Wall Theatre Company, Houston's home for extraordinary performances up close, is proud to announce its inaugural offering of the Summer Shakespeare Intensive for high school actors. The training program will connect 16 to 20 high school age Houston actors with acting students from the Juilliard Drama School in five weeks of rigorous Shakespearean study, training, and ultimately, performance. Philip Lehl, Co-Artistic Director of 4th Wall and alumnus of Juilliard, will serve as the program director and teacher and will share his a?oeVerse Techniquea?? of Shakespearean performance with program participants. Auditions for this program will be held in February of 2020, and casting for the production will be color- and gender-blind in keeping with modern practices.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2020
Florida Studio Theatre (FST) presents the critically-acclaimed Broadway hit, American Son by Christopher Demos-Brown. Called 'Provocative' by The New York Times and 'Compelling' by the Hollywood Reporter, American Son is a powerful drama that tackles themes of family relationships, love, loss, and identity. A New York Times Critics Pick, American Son will run in FST's Gompertz Theatre starting January 22. Tickets range from $29-39 and can be purchased at (941) 366-9000 or floridastudiotheatre.org.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2020
Performances begin tonight for Hunter Theater Project's strictly limited return engagement for Red Bull Theater's critically acclaimed production of Mac Beth, adapted and directed by Erica Schmidt, from the play by William Shakespeare.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2020
The Comrades today announced casting for its Midwest premiere of THE LAYOVER by Leslye Headland, author of the play and film, BACHELORETTE. THE LAYOVER is a look at power in marriage and seduction that was first seen at New York's Second Stage Theater in 2016. It concerns a man and woman who meet as seatmates on a delayed flight from Chicago to New York and become more than that when forced to spend a hotel night in Chicago before their flight resumes. THE LAYOVER will open in February under the direction of Drew Shirley, a Chicago-based director with extensive acting credits (with Chicago Shakespeare, Theater Wit, Remy Bumppo), as well as directing for companies out west including Utah Shakespeare Festival, Hermosa Beach Playhouse, and Southwest Shakespeare. THE LAYOVER will open Saturday, February 22 following previews on Thursday, February 20 and Friday, February 21; and play through Sunday, March 22, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2020
Victory Gardens Theater continues its 45th season with the Co-World Premiere of How to Defend Yourself by Liliana Padilla and directed by Marti Lyons. A Co-World Premiere with Actors Theatre of Louisville, How to Defend Yourself runs January 24 - February 23, 2020, with press performance on Friday, January 31, 2020 at 7:30pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2020
Casting has been announced for Match: Lit's mainstage production of William Shakespeare's As You Like It, presented at the Access Theater Gallery in February 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2020
The John W. Engeman Theater announces the cast and creative team for MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET. Performances begin on Thursday, January 16 and run through Sunday, March 1, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2020
a?oeAll the worlds a stagea?? and on it, Capital Classics Theatre Company will celebrate its 29th anniversary season with the staging of As You Like It, Shakespeare's comedic tale of love in all its forms and foibles, which will run for three weekends (July 16 through August 2, 2020), outdoors on the grounds of the University of Saint Joseph in West Hartford, CT.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2020
The RSC visit the Canterbury venue with As You Like It, The Taming Of The Shrew and Measure For Measure between Wednesday 29 January and Saturday 8 February. It is the first time the RSC has performed three plays in repertoire at the theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2020
Casting has been announced for Jeremy Dyson and Andy Nyman's supernatural spectacular, Ghost Stories, which begins it's first ever UK tour at The Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham on 8th January 2020. After exhilarating audiences across the globe with record breaking, sell out productions and a smash hit film, the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre's production of Ghost Stories has this year played yet another successful run at it's original Hammersmith home and at is currently playing at the Ambassadors Theatre in London's West End, until Saturday 4th January. The show heads to Theatre Royal Brighton from Tuesday 11 - Saturday 15 February.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2020
Seattle's critics' circle announces nominees for the 2020 Gypsy Rose Lee awards celebrating excellence in Seattle theatrical productions.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020
Shakespeare's Globe has announced the summer season 2020 will include Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet, Much Ado About Nothing, Twelfth Night, Antony & Cleopatra, a two-day event 'Globe 4 Globe: Shakespeare and Climate Emergency', a symposium 'Shakespeare and Race', a Playing Shakespeare with Deutsche Bank production of Macbeth with 20,000 free tickets to school children, the return of family festival 'Telling Tales', and a new dramatisation of Ovid's Metamorphoses by our resident writers.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020
Babes With Blades Theatre Company's (BWBTC) 22nd season continues with Duchess of Malfi, running April 17 - May 30, written by John Webster, adaptation and direction by BWBTC Artistic Director Hayley Rice and fight choreography by Maya Vinice Prentiss. All performances are at The Factory Theater, 1623 W. Howard Street.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020
Join Crystal McKinsey and her gal pals for a light-hearted evening celebrating Broadway's greatest love songs and stories. It is a one-night only performance on Feb. 6 at 7 PM at the Triad Theater, 158 W 72nd St. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2020
PW Productions have announced the full cast of the UK and Ireland Tour of Stephen Daldry's seminal production of JB Priestley's classic thriller AN INSPECTOR CALLS which runs at Theatre Royal Tuesday 24 - Saturday 29 March.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2020
Blackfriars Repertory Theatre and the Storm Theatre presents a new production of Buzz McLaughlin's Sister Calling My Name directed by Peter Dobbins (Ah, Wilderness!; The Rainmaker), it was announced today. Performances begin on January 24 for a run through February 16 in the Black Box Theater at The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture (18 Bleecker Street at the corner of Elizabeth Street, NYC). Opening night is set for January 30 and this marks the play's New York premiere.
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jan 19, 2020
The John W. Engeman Theater presents MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET. Performances began on Thursday, January 16 and run through Sunday, March 1, 2020.
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jan 19, 2020
The John W. Engeman Theater presents MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET. Performances began on Thursday, January 16 and run through Sunday, March 1, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2020
As the summer evenings settle, enjoy traditional presentations of two of Shakespeare's finest plays performed outdoors in The PumpHouse Amphitheatre. Now in our 24th season, Shoreside Theatre's Auckland Shakespeare in the Park is presented by a company of professional and community actors, production crew, enthusiasts and supporters with the aspiration to stage real Shakespeare.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020
Austin Shakespeare presents Ibsen's acclaimed masterwork, Hedda, in a new adaptation by Artistic Director Ann Ciccolella. Set in 1950, this new production is inspired by Betty Friedan's book, The Feminine Mystique. Hedda explores the intriguing story of an extraordinary woman trapped in a conventional life of secrets and lies that ignite a personal explosion. In exploring Ibsen's alluring Hedda Gabler, we discover that even today, many contemporary women live in circumstances not so far away as we had hoped from the trap in which Hedda finds herself.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020
THESE GIRLS today announce the full cast of Bible John, written by Caitlin McEwan. Lizzie Manwaring directs Renée Bailey, Carla Garratt and Louise Waller alongside playwright Caitlin McEwan. The production opens at Vault Festival on 13 February, with previews from 12 February, running until 16 February.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020
With the critically acclaimed production of The Boy Friend currently running at the theatre, the Menier Chocolate Factory today announce the forthcoming two productions a?" the European première of Paula Vogel's Tony Award-winning play Indecent, directed by Rebecca Taichman; and Alan Bennett's Habeas Corpus directed by Patrick Marber, who returns to the Menier following his smash-hit production of Tom Stoppard's Travesties.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020
In part celebration of its 70th Anniversary Celebration and in order to attract a more diverse audience, The Gateway Will Produce a Shakespearean Comedy for the First Time in Over 50 Years - AS YOU LIKE IT, for four performances from Feb 21 - 23.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020
Hunter Theater Project's production of MAC BETH, directed and adapted by Erica Schmidt, celebrated its opening night on January 16 with a party at French American bistro, Palais.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020
Queen's Theatre Hornchurch will open its Spring 2020 season with a revival of Shakespeare's bloodiest thriller, Macbeth. The revival continues the Theatre's tradition of quality, classic drama and will be directed by Douglas Rintoul, following his acclaimed productions of Much Ado About Nothing and UK tour of The Crucible. Most recently, Douglas has directed this Summer's highlight musical adaptation of As You Like It; a European premiere in partnership with the National Theatre. This co-production with Derby Theatre follows successful collaborations on Abigail's Party, Abi and One Man, Two Guvnors.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020
Dallas Theater Center presents an adaptation of the timeless literary classic, Little Women, at the Kalita Humphreys Theater. A fresh spin on the familiar tale, Little Women begins with a Pay What You Can performance on Feb. 7 and continues through March 1. Press Night will be Feb. 12 at 8 p.m. Tickets to Little Women are on sale now at www.DallasTheaterCenter.org and by phone at (214) 522-8499. Little Women is produced in association with The Old Globe, where it will continue in March.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020
The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, has introduced chilled performances to its programme, with the first one taking place next month (February).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2020
Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, presents Company with Marianne Elliott on Monday, February 3, 2020 at 7:30pm.  
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020
American Shakespeare Center launches the 2020 Marquee Repertory season this summer navigating the waters of Venice, the glittering locale of Shakespeare's Othello and The Merchant of Venice and Ben Jonson's Volpone. In the fall, the world premiere of Keene, a companion play to Othello by breakout playwright Anchuli Felicia King, joins the repertory.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2020
Are you looking for a unique and romantic date night this Valentine's Day? Hill-Stead Museum presents Capital Classics Theatre Company in an evening of a?oeShakespeare's Love Songs, Scenes and Sonnetsa?? on Friday, February 14, at Hill-Stead Museum, 35 Mountain Road in Farmington.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2020
Shakespeare's Globe has announced full casting for the next two productions opening in the candlelit Sam Wanamaker Playhouse in February: The Taming of the Shrew, directed by Maria Gaitanidi, and Thomas Middleton's Women Beware Women, directed by Amy Hodge.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2020
Full casting has been announced for the UK and Ireland Tour of Stephen Daldry's seminal production of JB Priestley's classic thriller AN INSPECTOR CALLS which heads to Theatre Royal Brighton from Tuesday 25 a?" Saturday 29 February.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2020
Planet Connections' starts out 2020 with announcing it's stellar design team for DARK PLANET: Not Your Mother's Valentine's Day,' short plays unapologetically looking at life through a clever - albeit caustic - lens. Frank, Funny, Engaging, Engrossing, and Enlightening, Performing Thursdays & Fridays, February 6 - 21, at the Theater at the 14th Street Y, 344 E 14th St, NYC. This event - celebrating the diversity of the performing arts & artists of NYC - will be accompanied by a special Valentine's Day Party hosted by Planet Connections Assistant Artistic Director, Kim Jones. Dark Planet is co-presented by The Theater at the 14th Street Y. Tickets on sale at https://14streety.secure.force.com/ticket#details_a0S1R000009tBdMUAU
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2020
Hunter Theater Project's return engagement of the critically acclaimed Red Bull Theater production of Mac Beth is currently in performance at the Frederick Loewe Theatre at Hunter College, East 68th Street, between Park and Lexington Avenues.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2020
The San Diego Theatre Critics Circle is pleased to announce the nominations for its 2019 Craig Noel Awards. Now in its 18th year, the Craig Noel Awards honor the achievements at professional theaters in San Diego County.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2019
SOAP icon and Shakespearean actor Louise Jameson takes a 'step up' at Greenwich Theatre in February when she directs 'a taught thriller full of twists and turns' on the first date of its UK tour.
by Fiona Scott - Dec 24, 2019
In 2019, I reviewed 30 shows for BroadwayWorld, but I actually wrote more interviews - around 50 articles on my count. Here's my attempt to pick out some highlights alongside the other pieces of theatre I saw this year.
by BWW - Dec 23, 2019
There's just one final week to submit votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW - Dec 23, 2019
There's just one final week to submit votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW - Dec 23, 2019
There's just one final week to submit votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Louisville Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW - Dec 23, 2019
There's just one final week to submit votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Orlando Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW - Dec 23, 2019
There's just one final week to submit votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Phoenix Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2019
Broadway cellist Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf (Bridges of Madison County, A Little Night Music) will host an evening that explores beautiful melodies from Broadway and beyond. With Scots-born guitarist Steve Gibb, Mairi will also celebrate Robert Burns Night by weaving in some of Scotland's most beloved melodies, and inviting her guests to perform their own versions of Burns' timeless poetry.