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Lyric Theatre (Broadway)

(New York, NY)
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by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2020
Sheffield Theatres today announce the full cast for Robert Hastie's new production of Coriolanus. The production follows his critically acclaimed productions of Julius Caesar and A Midsummer Night's Dream. Joining previously announced cast member Tom Bateman are Hermon Berhane, Mudassar Dar, Stella Gonet, Esther McAuley, Remmie Milner, Theo Ogundipe, Louis J Rhone, Eddie-Joe Robinson, Kate Rutter, Malcolm Sinclair, Katy Stephens, Ben Wiggins and Alex Young. The company is completed by members of Sheffield People's Theatre, Sheffield Theatres' intergenerational theatre company.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2020
Full casting has been announced for Life of Pi, the celebrated Sheffield Theatres production which will transfer to London this summer. Life of Pi a?' Lolita Chakrabarti's dazzling adaptation of Yann Martel's extraordinary, award-winning book a?' was awarded a string of five-star reviews when it opened in Sheffield last year.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2020
Following a highly successful West End run of two and a half years and a sell-out tour in 2017/18, Paul Blake, Sony/ATV Music Publishing and Mike Bosner in association with Michael Harrison are delighted to announce full casting for the forthcoming UK and Ireland tour of the Olivier, Tony and Grammy award-winning BEAUTIFUL a?" THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL, playing at The Bristol Hippodrome in February 2020.
by Cindy Marcolina - Jan 30, 2020
An acclaimed classical actor is struggling with his terminal diagnosis while preparing for the role of a lifetime. When Lunga Kunene shows up to take on the job of live-in nurse, they're forced to settle their differences through their only shared passion: Shakespeare's works. Written by John Kani last year to mark the 25th anniversary since the first post-apartheid democratic elections, Kunene and the King swings between the political and personal while giving a heartfelt lecture on the Bard and his King Lear.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2020
Theatre Royal Bath has announced the appointment of internationally acclaimed and multi-award-winning theatre and opera director Deborah Warner as the new Artistic Director of the Ustinov Studio. Her inaugural season will be Autumn 2020 with full details and programming to be announced in due course.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2020
The new musical Almost Famous has posted an audition notice announcing a run at a Broadway theatre next fall! According to the listing, previews are set for October 2020 and the production will open in November 2020. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2020
La Cage aux Folles [The Play] runs at Park Theatre from 12th February - 21st March. Check out rehearsal photos below!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020
HB Studio, one of New York's original acting studios, will celebrate its diamond jubilee year with a series of programs and special events which will not only honor its storied 75-year past, but also highlight its role in developing the talent of today and the future.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020
Theatre Philadelphia has announced the return of Philly Theatre Week with 75+ organizations, and 300 events and performances between February 6 to 16, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020
Multi-Award winning Brian Cox directs the UK première of Sinners a?" The English Professor by Joshua Sobol, starring Nicole Ansari (Layla) and Adam Sina (Nur). The production opens at The Playground Theatre on 26 February, with previews from 25 February and runs until 14 March.
by Stage Tube - Jan 27, 2020
Billy Porter attended the 62nd GRAMMY Awards in Los Angeles, California on Sunday, January 26. See him walk the red carpet below!
by Neil Shurley - Jan 25, 2020
THE HEATH is a play of fierce life and easy laughter and the mysterious power of music and stories to move - and transform - our hearts.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2020
AMERICAN BARD THEATER COMPANY is pleased to announce their talented cast for the world premiere production of Ross G. Hewitt's ECHOES IN THE GARDEN, directed by Aimee Todoroff. ECHOES IN THE GARDEN will play a three-week limited engagement at The Chain Theatre (312 W 36th St 4th Fl, New York, NY 10018). Performances begin Wednesday, March 11 and continue through Sunday, March 29. Opening Night is Friday, March 13 (7 p.m.).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2020
Geva Theatre Center presents Once, with a book by Enda Walsh; Music and Lyrics by Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová, based on the motion picture written and directed by John Carney and directed by Mark Cuddy, in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from February 19 through March 22.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2020
3Girls Theatre Company returns to Z Below for its 8th New Works Festival, the first since company Founder and Executive Artistic Director AJ Baker brought her 3-decade long private law practice to a close in order to dedicate her time and energy to the company exclusively. 'My specialty as a lawyer has been employment law, often revolving around high-stakes contracts and payouts. I've seen firsthand how unless you take action to stop it, history has a way of repeating itself. So, 'flipping the script' is an important tool to understanding our world, which is why this year's theme is 'Hindsight is 2020.' I'm thrilled that close to a decade after starting the organization I've arrived at the place where I can dedicate myself to it full time.'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020
The October 1962 days in which the world appeared to be on the brink of nuclear war will be revisited in a world premiere adaptation of Robert F. Kennedy's THIRTEEN DAYS: A MEMOIR OF THE CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS. Brian Pastor, the Chicago writer-director-actor who serves as Artistic Director of Promethean Theatre Ensemble and Executive Director of Sideshow Theatre Company, has adapted Kennedy's account of the administration of President John F. Kennedy to the discovery that the Soviet Union was installing missile sites in Cuba, just 90 miles from the U.S.. As with City Lit's acclaimed 2017 production of Archibald MacLeish's J.B., which Pastor also directed, the powerful men of THIRTEEN DAYS will be played by a diverse ensemble of women. All the characters in the book are white males; none of the actors onstage will be. THIRTEEN DAYS will open to the press on March 15 at 3 pm, following previews from March 6, and will play through April 19.
by Stage Tube - Feb 9, 2020
Janelle Monae opens Oscars 2020 with a rousing performance covering some of the year's biggest films. Billy Porter joined Monae during the opening number, singing Elton John's 'I'm Still Standing.' 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2020
This Sunday, a stage and screen legend gets a shot at Oscars gold. Jonathan Pryce, who despite his many other accolades, earns his first ever Academy Award nomination for his performance in The Two Popes.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2020
Primal Forces will present an outrageous new comedy A Funny Thing Happened...on the Way to the Gynecologic Oncology Unit at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center of New York City, written by Halley Feiffer, runs February 7 through March 1 at The Sol Theater in Boca Raton. Tickets are $40-$45; Friday and Saturday evening performances begin at 8pm and Sunday matinees are at 2pm. For more information www.primalforces.com or call 866-811-4111.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2020
Imy Wyatt Corner today announces Jade Williams will perform Everywoman. The one-woman show, directed by Amelia Sears and written anonymously, opens on 18 February, with previews from 17 February and runs until 22 February.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2020
Atlantic City. 1988: Jonny and Rebecca are very much in love and very much in debt. He's a struggling singer-songwriter (who spends most of his time playing backup for Annie, a singer at the Oasis Casino Hotel Resort) she works part-time at the casino and for a local charity. They struggle to make ends meet but they're happy and that's enough. Or is it? When wealthy stranger Larry Harris arrives in town and offers Rebecca a million dollars to spend a night with him, will the lure of money outweigh the promise of fidelity? Will Rebecca accept Larry's indecent proposal? Will her marriage survive if she doesn't? Will Jonny stick around if she does?
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020
Jesse Berger - Red Bull Theater Founder and Artistic Director, Jim Bredeson - Red Bull Managing Director, and the Board of Trustees of Red Bull Theater have announced that the Twelfth Annual Running of the Red Bulls Gala Benefit on Monday March 30th will celebrate the company's 17th Season and honor Kate Burton, André De Shields, and Theatre Development Fund with the 2020 Matador Awards for Excellence in Classical Theater. Proceeds from the evening will support all of Red Bull Theater's programs including its upcoming Off-Broadway production of The Alchemist.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 5, 2020
Today's top stories: Plaza Suite, starring Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker, begins its pre-Broadway run in Boston, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020
'Finding Fellini', a mighty memoir about one woman, Megan Metrikin, who leaves the brutality of Apartheid South Africa in search of her muse -Federico Fellini, in Rome. You slip down the rabbit hole with her and emerge into a wonderland of palpable sensuality, exploration and adventure. It's a wild, obsessive, funny, filmic experience about the power of art to lift you out of any political or emotional doldrums.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020
Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) will present the New York premiere of celebrated American playwright Will Eno's Gnit, inspired by Henrik Ibsen's Peer Gynt (originally published in 1867). Directed by Eno's frequent collaborator, the Obie and Lortel Award-Winner Oliver Butler (Eno's 2014 The Open House and the 2018 revival of Thom Paine (based on nothing), starring Michael C. Hall, both at Signature Theater, and 2019's The Plot at Yale Rep; Heidi Schreck's Tony Award-nominated What the Constitution Means to Me).
by Review Roundups - Feb 5, 2020
Richard Jones' production of Endgame at the Old Vic officially opened last night, February 4. The production stars Alan Cumming and Daniel Radcliffe, alongside Jane Horrocks and Karl Johnson.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
Goodman Theatre Artistic Director Robert Falls has announced casting for his upcoming revival of Molly Sweeney by Brian Friel. In assuming the title role, Chicago favorite Kate Fry returns to the Goodman, following her recent appearance in Falls' production of The Winter's Tale. Joining Fry are stage and screen star Brendan Coyle (Downton Abbey), who returns to the Goodman following his triumphant appearance in last season's St. Nicholas by Conor McPherson, and Chicago's Christopher Donahue (Oedipus Rex at Court Theatre, Moby Dick at Lookingglass).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
Shakespeare's Globe has announced the full cast for the 2020 Playing Shakespeare with Deutsche Bank production of Macbeth, directed by Cressida Brown. This full-scale, fast-paced production is created especially for young people, and will open on Wednesday 26 February until Wednesday 25 March. This year, the demand was so high that over 18,000 free tickets were allocated to state secondary schools in London and Birmingham in just one day, with thousands more students expected to watch the production during its run.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
The Tampa Repertory Theatre's board of directors is pleased to announce the expansion of our leadership team with the appointment of Emilia Sargent as Co-Artistic Director. Sargent will work in partnership with C. David Frankel, who has served as the Artistic Director of the company since the two founded the company, along with Connie LaMarca-Frankel and Ned Averill-Snell, in 2011. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
This March, one of the leading Shakespearean actors of his generation, Michael Pennington, is to play Prospero for the first time in Jermyn Street Theatre's staging of Shakespeare's final work The Tempest.
by Stage Tube - Feb 4, 2020
Billy Porter delivers the LGBTQ State of the Union, reflecting on the past year and looking to the year ahead for the LGBTQ+ community.
by Rakaputra Paputungan - Feb 4, 2020
With excellent performances from a cross-generational cast, PANEMBAHAN RESO is a delightful watch. WS Rendra's biting political commentary is as relevant as ever, though the text does show its age.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020
A Taste of Honey at Trafalgar Studios must end on Saturday 29 February 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020
A brand new production of the classic thriller, Dial M for Murder, will run at Theatre Royal, Glasgow next month as part of UK tour.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2020
Regent's Park Open Air Theatre have today announced that Olivier and Tony Award nominee Kate Fleetwood* will play the iconic villain, Cruella de Vil, in their forthcoming production of 101 Dalmatians (16 May a?" 21 June).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2020
The Almeida Theatre announces that Anne-Marie Duff will play the role of Constance in the forthcoming World Premiere of Beth Steel's The House of Shades, directed by Blanche McIntyre.
by Review Roundups - Feb 21, 2020
La Cage aux Folles [The Play] is currently running at Park Theatre from 12th February - 21st March.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2020
Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati is going back to school with the regional premiere drama, Pipeline by Dominique Morisseau, the acclaimed MacArthu 'Genius' Grant playwright. This 2018 Obie Award-winning play powerfully brings an urgent conversation to the forefront, compassionately probing the limits of our education system and a mother's fight to give her son a future-without turning her back on the community that made him who he is. Directed by Ron OJ Parson. Production Sponsor is The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./U.S. Bank Foundation.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2020
Last night was the press night for La Cage aux Folles [The Play] at Park Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2020
LAByrinth Theater Company (John Ortiz, Artistic Director; Aaron Roman Weiner, Associate Artistic Director) is pleased to announce Guadalís Del Carmen's Bees and Honey as the company's 2020 mainstage production. The world premiere, selected following a reading as part of LAB's 2020 Barn Series, will play the Cherry Lane Theatre, where LAB is the Company in Residence, from March 27-April 25. Opening night is set for Monday, April 6. Tickets, priced at $35 during previews and $40 for all other performances, go on sale February 25 and can be purchased at www.labtheater.org/season.
by Cindy Sibilsky - Feb 19, 2020
The astounding, unnerving and transfixing new production of Medea, set in present times and starring the real-life couple with a pair of boys of their own -- Bobby Cannavale and Rose Byrne -- written and directed by Simon Stone, now playing at Harvey Theater at BAM Strong on an extended run through March 8th, leaves the audience pondering and works backward to attempt to shed light on the process that could lead to such inconceivable atrocities.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2020
Park Theatre and Adam Blanshay Productions are presenting the English Language World Premiere of La Cage aux Folles [The Play] by Jean Poiret.
by TV News Desk - Feb 17, 2020
Ruth Wilson and Matt Bomer will star in The Book Of Ruth, with Michael Arden directing the feature, according to Deadline. The film is based on the true story of Ruth Coker Burks, a devout Christian divorcée and single mother from Arkansas who became a champion and caregiver for AIDS sufferers in 1980s America.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2020
The HCLAB Theatre Company and the Art of Acting Studio are proud to present its second annual Old Play Reading Festival, a twist on the concept of a a?oenewa?? play festival that instead honors plays in the classic theatre canon. The festival features alumni, faculty, administration, and friends of the Art of Acting Los Angeles and Stella Adler Studio of Acting NYC communities.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2020
Dixon Place will present Tin Pan Alley 2, a free concert series featuring new musical theatre works on Friday, February 14, 2020 at 7:30pm. After three successful concerts in 2019, this time it will be showcasing new works by writers Pablo Concha, Jessie Field, and Joel Paszkowski, and hosted by Durra Leung and Sam Rosenblatt. The event is free. For more information and RSVP, please go to http://dixonplace.org/performances/tin-pan-alley-02-14-20/
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2020
Company Founder & Executive Artistic Director AJ Baker who recently brought her successful 3-decade long career as founder and partner of her own law firm to a close in order to dedicate herself to the company and its projects full time has asked a broad array (see what we did there?) of Bay Area women writers, performers and theatre-makers to reimagine history 'knowing what we know now' at the 9-day Festival; highlights include Mother Lear; an evening dedicated to the theme of 'Hindsight is 2020' and 'flipping the script' that includes a short play & tip of the hat to Caryl Churchill's Top Girls called Bottoms Up!; an evening of LezWritesBTQ performances, and the staged readings of the two Salon Series finalist's plays competing for the Festival Prize: Swimming with Puppies by Susan Jackson and Meth by Elizabeth Flanagan
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
Shakespeare & Company is excited to announce its 2020 summer season, May 21 - October 18, 2020. Under the theme 'The Labyrinth of Love' the season includes Shakespeare titles: King Lear, Much Ado About Nothing, The Comedy of Errors, and, in a special workshop production, Measure for Measure. The contemporary plays this season are The Lifespan of a Fact by Jeremy Kareken, David Murrell, and Gordon Farrell; What Rhymes With America, by the Obie Award-winning playwright Melissa James Gibson; Row After Row by Jessica Dickey; Susan Smith Blackburn Award and Obie Award winner My Left Breast by Susan Miller; and Laurence Olivier Award winner Betrayal by Harold Pinter.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
It's time to hop on the Hogwarts Express because we're getting a look backstage at the West End's smash hit play, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child! Check out this video to go behind the scenes at London's Palace Theatre for the transformation of West End cast member James Howard as he becomes the iconic character of Draco Malfoy!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2020
Inspired by a true friendship, Deborah Brevoort's My Lord, What a Night produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF - Central Florida's largest professional theater company, runs from March 18 - April 26, 2020.