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by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2020
Artistic Directors Mark Barford, Connor Delves & Jillian Geurts have announced Richard Jordan as the inaugural Australian Theatre Festival New Play Award Winner, for his play 'The Tiniest Thing'.
by Brendan Daly - Mar 8, 2020
It's a time of seismic change as the old order is crumbling and new values are being forged in an uncertain, fledgling society.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2020
The Lehman Trilogy is officially in previews on Broadway! This strictly limited, 16-week engagement comes to Broadway on the heels of runs at London's National Theatre and New York's Park Avenue Armory, as well as an engagement in London's West End. Written by Stefano Massini, directed by Academy Award and Tony Award winner Sam Mendes, and starring its original cast of Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley, and Ben Miles, The Lehman Trilogy opens officially at Broadway's Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street) on Thursday, March 26, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2020
The Greatest Theatrical Event...EVER! is a merciless yet loving tribute to theater as seen through the eyes of three theater historians who also happen to be unreliable ghosts! Not a spoiler alert. They literally tell you that in the first minute of the show.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2020
Victory Gardens Theater continues its 45th season with the World Premiere of Dhaba on Devon Avenue by Madhuri Shekar and staged by Artistic Director Chay Yew.
by Pnina Topham - Mar 31, 2020
Block out the bad news with BroadwayWorld Houston's pick of the week! First, watch Catastrophic Theatre's THE HUNCHBACK VARIATIONS. Then join the playwright Mickle Maher, director and actor Greg Dean, actor Jeff Miller and more for an engaging Q&A talk back, moderated by the director of UH School of Theatre & Dance, Dr. Rob Shimko
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2020
The National Theatre has announced its new initiative, NATIONAL THEATRE AT HOME providing access to content online to serve audiences in their homes. Audiences around the world can stream NT Live productions for free via YouTube.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2020
Following the announcement from the UK Government for all UK schools to close in light of the Coronavirus pandemic, the National Theatre Collection will now be available to pupils and teachers at state schools and state-funded further education colleges via remote access in partnership with Bloomsbury Publishing.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2020
Spanning twenty years, Shandyland is a story of life, love, death and drink at the heart of a small, northern, family-run pub, and a shout of frustration from an abandoned working class community. Shandyland opens at Northern Stage (12-23 May), and after its Newcastle premiere will tour to Everyman, Liverpool (27 May - 6 June)
by TV News Desk - Mar 11, 2020
Adam Chanler-Berat and Tavi Gevinson have joined the ensemble cast of the HBO Max reboot of Gossip Girl, according to Deadline. Thomas Doherty and Zion Moreno have also been cast in the series.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2020
Victory Gardens Theater Continues its 45th Season with the World Premiere of DHABA ON DEVON AVENUE by Madhuri Shekar and directed by Artistic Director Chay Yew. Dhaba on Devon Avenue runs March 27 - April 26, 2020, with press performance on Friday, April 3, 2020 at 7:30pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. Single tickets for Dhaba on Devon Avenue are on sale through the box office at 773.871.3000 or online at www.victorygardens.org.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2020
We're heading to the Pridelands to get to know Jürgen Hooper, who is the newest Zazu in the North American tour of the smash hit musical The Lion King. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the Disney classic with the video!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020
Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) has announced complete casting of the New York premiere of Birthday Candles by Noah Haidle, directed by Vivienne Benesch.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2020
As BroadwayWorld previously announced, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's classic musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is returning to New York in a special concert presentation from Manhattan Concert Productions on February 17th at Lincoln Center's David Geffen Hall! In celebration of the highly-anticipated production, we're giving you a guide to the star-studded cast, including Noah Galvin, Alex Newell, Jessica Vosk, Andy Karl, and so many more!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2020
How Does Theatre Mirror Society? will be explored along with drawing on the panelists' experiences and perspectives on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. Topics of the 17th annual Theatre Forward Broadway Roundtable will include an open-ended dialogue about opportunity, access, education and social justice. Panelists all share a passion for the power of storytelling and how it reflects and influences our world.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
CTC has announced a partnership with the iconic DeLuxe Theater in the historic Fifth Ward. All three Mainstage productions in the 2019-2020 season will be housed in this hidden gem of a facility.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2020
From today the National Theatre Collection will be available free of charge to state schools and state-funded further education colleges across the UK in partnership with Bloomsbury Publishing. The collection provides high-quality recordings of 24 world-class productions, drawing from 10 years of NT Live broadcasts and never before released productions from the National Theatre's Archive. Schools and further education colleges can register now via Bloomsbury Publishing's award-winning digital library Drama Online.
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 15, 2020
In what has become an annual ritual, a total of 40 established and emerging composers, lyricists, and librettists will converge on the Goodspeed campus from mid-January through mid-February 2020 to participate in the Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Colony at Goodspeed Musicals. The writing teams, representing 15 new musicals, will populate the campus, creating a truly exciting environment for discovery and inspiration.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020
Town Hall Theatre is excited to announce the next show in its 75th a?oeTRANSFORMATIONSa?? Season, Anton Chekhov's final elegiac comedy masterpiece, THE CHERRY ORCHARD, in a new translation by Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky. THE CHERRY ORCHARD will have 12 performances, including two previews, February 27 through March 21, 2020, at Town Hall Theatre Company, 3535 School Street, in Lafayette, CA.  Tickets are $18 - $30, and are available through the Box Office at (925) 283-1557 or online at www.TownHallTheatre.com. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2020
The Pepperdine University Fine Arts Division announces several music and theatre performances, listed below, during the months of January through April 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2020
The Washington Stage Guild continues its season of great writers with the Washington premiere of Bloomsday by Steven Dietz. This delicate, time-bending romance is set in James Joyce's Dublin on June 16th, the date on which Joyce's Ulysses is set. Robert returns to that city 35 years after meeting Caithleen on a walking tour of Joyce's Dublin. He and Cait meet again and revisit their youthful relationship, amid the echoes of Joyce's masterwork, and the missed connections of that earlier time in their lives. Helen Hayes Award winning Kasi Campbell will direct. A post-show discussion will follow the Sunday matinee on February 2nd, James Joyce's birthday.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2020
Stirling Theatre is starting its 50th year with a farewell performance, as seen in the play The Actress, with a famous stage performer deciding to retire.
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 - Feb 7, 2020
Vision Productions has announced the limited engagement of the Midwest premiere of The Art of Sisters, adapted and directed by Vision Productions Artistic Director Miriam Canfield, March 4 - 7 in the library at Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 31st St. Opening/press night is Wednesday, March 4 at 7:30 p.m. with additional performances Thursday, March 5 and Friday, March 6 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, March 7 at 3 and 7:30 p.m. The running time is 80 minutes with no intermission. Tickets are $28 each and on sale at Visionproductions.org
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
Small Things Theatre today announce the full company for the world première of Cordelia O'Neill's Anything Is Possible If You Think About It Hard Enough. Kate Budgen directs Gemma Lawrence (Alex) and Huw Parmenter (Rupert). The production opens at Southwark Playhouse on 6 April, with previews from 1 April, and runs until 25 April.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2020
Hangmen is officially in previews on Broadway! Martin McDonagh's Hangmen marks McDonagh's seventh play to be produced on Broadway and his return to the stage following his BAFTA and Golden Globe Award-winning and Oscar-nominated film Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri. Hangmen will officially open on Thursday, March 19, 2020, at Broadway's Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street).
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 28, 2020
This season, Two River continues its commitment to produce all 10 plays of August Wilson's American Century Cycle with Brandon Dirden's production of 'Radio Golf,' the sixth play in the Cycle produced at the theater. Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of interviewing Carl Hendrick Louis who plays Harmond Wilks in the show.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2020
Great Barrington Public Theater unveiled plans for its 2020 season, to be produced at the Daniel Arts Center, Bard College at Simon's Rock, Great Barrington. In keeping with the Public's core mission, the 2020 season will consist of new works and new voices, primarily spotlighting the deep pool of local area talent. Tickets will be price-conscious and affordable to all.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2020
The Boulevard Theatre today announces casting for the first London revival of The Effect, written by award-winning writer Lucy Prebble (A Very Expensive Poison, ENRON, The Sugar Syndrome, Succession and Secret Diary of a Call Girl) and directed by Anthony Neilson (The Tell-Tale Heart, The Prudes and Unreachable). Eric Kofi Abrefa plays Tristan Frey, Christine Entwisle will play Lorna James, Tim McMullan will play Toby Sealey and Kate O'Flynn will play Connie Hall.
by Gil Kaan - Feb 10, 2020
An enduring member of the Marvel universe (both cinematic and TV) as Agent Phil Coulson, Clark Gregg will be making his Los Angeles stage acting debut in his long-time friend David Mamet's new play THE CHRISTOPHER BOY'S COMMUNION. Slated for an eleven-performance run at the Odyssey beginning February 13, 2020; this cast includes: Fionnula Flanagan, Dominic Hoffman, William H. Macy, David Paymer, Rebecca Pidgeon and John Pirrucello. I managed to catch Clark for a quick phoner.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2019
ViSiBLE today announces the world première of Five Characters in Search of a Good Night's Sleep devised by Mike Alfreds and Sonja Linden with the Company, the latter who also directs. Inspired by the wealth of talent among Britain's older actors, ViSiBLE is a theatre company dedicated to creating work that throws fresh perspectives on later life and living longer. The production opens at Southwark Playhouse on 29 April and runs until 23 May.
by Walter McBride - Dec 26, 2019
Take a look back on Richard Easton's life and career with a collection of vintage photos from our archives. 
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2019
Grand Horizons is now in previews on Broadway!  Grand Horizons will play a strictly limited 10-week engagement, and officially open on January 23, 2020 at The Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street).
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2019
People's Light presents Lucy Kirkwood's The Children, 2018 Tony Award nominee for Best Play. Two retired nuclear physicists live a quiet life in a cottage by the sea. Outside, the world is plagued by earthquakes, tsunamis, and a nearby nuclear meltdown. When a former colleague turns up after forty years with a shocking request, three old friends must reckon with their shared culpability in this darkly funny disaster drama. Directed by Executive Artistic Director Abigail Adams, The Children stars People's Light veterans Janis Dardaris, Marcia Saunders, and Graham Smith; and runs in the 160-seat Steinbright Stage January 15 a?" February 9. Tickets start at $35, including fees. To purchase, call 610.644.3500 or visit peopleslight.org. People's Light is located at 39 Conestoga Road, Malvern, PA 19355.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2019
Porchlight Music Theatre has announced that actor, singer, dancer, director and photographer Joel Grey will be honored at the 2020 ICONS Gala celebrating 25 years of Porchlight as the center for music theatre in Chicago, Monday, March 23, at the Ritz-Carlton, 160 E. Pearson St. The ICONS Gala's 25th Anniversary co-chairs are Rick and Deann Bayless and Bill Kurtis and Donna La Pietra.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Broadway veteran the Tony Award winner Richard Easton has died. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Easton was 86.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019
Chekhov's iconic characters are relocated to Nigeria in this bold new adaptation in the Lyttelton at which opened at National Theatre. Owerri, 1967, on the brink of the Biafran Civil War. Lolo, Nne Chukwu and Udo are grieving the loss of their father. Months before, two ruthless military coups plunged the country into chaos. Fuelled by foreign intervention, the conflict encroaches on their provincial village and the sisters long to return to their former home, Lagos.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 3, 2020
Today's top stories: some of Andrew Lloyd Webber's musicals will stream online for free, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2020
Classic Stage Company continues the new, free online version of its signature series Classic Conversations, hosted by John Doyle, with Adam Chanler-Berat (Peter and the Starcatcher, Next to Normal) and Tavi Gevinson (The Crucible, This Is Our Youth) this Thursday, April 30, and next Thursday, May 7, respectively. The actors are the latest in a lineup of participants from CSC's postponed production of Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's Assassins, which the institution plans to present when it is safe to reconvene at the theater.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2020
During this time when productions all over the world have been put on pause, we are coming together to celebrate plays that have left their mark on theater history. This week we will be focusing on the plays of Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, Eugene O'Neill. Today's play, Long Day's Journey into Night!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2020
Michael Urie took to Twitter to share a video of himself performing Hamlet's famed 'To Be Or Not To Be' Soliloquy as Arnold Bekhoff from Torch Song!
by Stage Tube - Apr 18, 2020
Brian Dennehy recently passed away at 81 from natural causes. Dennehy has been associated for two decades with Chicago's Goodman Theatre, where he has starred in numerous leading roles. The Goodman has released a tribute video to Dennehy.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2020
Two time Tony Award winner Brian Dennehy has passed away at 81 from natural causes. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2020
Two time Tony Award winner Brian Dennehy has passed away at 81 from natural causes. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2020
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by Stage Tube - Apr 10, 2020
Tony Award-winner is the latest star to join the Roundabout Off-Script series, sharing some favorite memories from his turn in David Friel's Molly Sweeney for Roundabout in 1996.