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by TV News Desk - Oct 29, 2019
Netflix has acquired worldwide rights to The Last Letter From Your Lover, outside of STUDIOCANAL territories.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2019
Villanova Theatre will present A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM directed by Edward Sobel and on stage November 12-24, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's Producing Artistic Director Patrick Mulcahy announced today the 2020 summer season.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019
SAG-AFTRA Foundation and BroadwayWorld have partnered for a filmed Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City. Join us on Friday, October 18 (1PM) at the Robin Williams Center (247 West 54th Street) for a career reflection with Tracy Letts. Moderated by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge of 'Backstage with Richard Ridge!'
by Lindsey Rusling - Oct 17, 2019
In the English lexicon, there are many uses for the word a?oecocka?? with a myriad of meanings and Mike Bartlett covers them all in his acclaimed 2009 script currently playing at Circa Theatre, Wellington.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2019
Dr. Mahogany Goldstein continues to experiment with her new drug which makes people vote for a conservative agenda despite their common sense, but time is running out for her if she wants to revive the head of Sheridan's Mother, Malfonia Ravenswood. Her experimental drug is being fenced through Scriggs Pharmacy, run by Jonah Scriggs. Jonah uses his secret lover, High School Athlete and Werewolf Dirk Springer to sell the drugs, as Jonah tries to take over the secret gay underbelly of Ravensport. He's also protecting Dirk from any suspicion in his connection with the deaths of Jedidiah Nutbush and Smitty Feeb. Jonah killed a raccoon for Dirk. Or did he?
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Nov 4, 2019
Clearly, the story of a king who would, legally speaking, seem like the safest person in the land, but who nonetheless is slain, as is his lover, because their relationship is considered taboo, seems facially like a perfect vehicle to provide that treatment. But it simply isn't, or at least not without more work. There are too many complications unique to a royal situation, as this play cannot help showing.
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Nov 3, 2019
The Knight of the Burning Pestle is rarely produced, and it certainly deserves the occasional outing, if only as a reminder that our forbears were just as interested in trying experiments with theatrical genre and form as we are.
by Shari Barrett - Nov 26, 2019
Beginning at a rather leisurely pace, JITNEY takes its time introducing us to the cast of characters working and hanging out together in the one-room gypsy cab business office run by Becker (Steven Anthony Jones), a former mill worker who prides himself on owning his own business. His employees, who we learn about via their individual stories as they interact with the other characters, allow the audience an intimate view of the Pittsburgh working-class struggling to keep afloat in a time of great social change during the city's period of so-called a?oeurban renewal,a?? as the city tries to shut down businesses -- including the cab station -- to make way for a new, more upscale modern building
by Maria Nockin - Nov 19, 2019
Ars Minerva is a Baroque opera company devoted to the resurrection of forgotten but eminently worthy Italian operas. On the weekend of Nov. 22-24, Are Minerva will present the modern world premiere of composer Domenico Freschi and librettist Francesco Maria Piccioli's Ermelinda. Originally heard in 1680, the opera was a lavish entertainment for Procurator of St. Mark's Marco Contarini and his guests at his country villa.
by TV News Desk - Nov 1, 2019
Violet Days have announced the release of the brand new EP Lovers & Losers, due for release on November 15th via Virgin EMI.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2019
Pacific Coast Repertory Theatre will present the Tony Award winning musical West Side Story. Based on a conception of Jerome Robbins. Book by Arthur Laurents. Music by Leonard Bernstein. Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Entire original production directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins.
by Shari Barrett - Mar 4, 2020
In a first for Ballet BC, the new full-length work delves into a thought-provoking retelling of the classic that resonates today, capturing audiences with its deeply human story and enduring themes of love and family. a?oeThe vision of love that Shakespeare gave us in this master work is very precious. It is like holding a jewel in your hand that needs to be protected,a?? according to choreographer Medhi Walerski. And he certainly has succeeded.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2020
Great Lakes Theater, Cleveland's Classic Company, continues the second half its 58th season with Shakespeare's sublime battle of wits and wills, Much Ado About Nothing. The production will be performed in the company's intimate and audience-friendly home at the Hanna Theatre, Playhouse Square, March 27 a?" April 11, 2020. Great Lakes Theater's own Producing Artistic Director, Charles Fee, directs the production.
by Cindy Marcolina - Mar 1, 2020
When the Voyager spacecrafts were launched in 1977, they contained two golden records that were meant to reproduce sounds and noises coming from Earth so that alien life could learn about us.
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Jan 9, 2020
On paper, Le Corsaire emphatically should not work. Based very loosely on the poem Le Corsair, written by Lord Byron, the plot is flimsy and the score is a mash-up of work by ten different composers. However, this revival of Anna-Marie Holmes' 2013 production for English National Ballet actually works on every level and is a wonderful evening of escapism and virtuoso dancing.
by Shari Barrett - Jan 29, 2020
As is true with almost every one of The Bard's plays, magic and mayhem, fops and fairies, mistaken identity, romance and humor abound in this tongue-firmly-in-cheek evening with elements of pantomime, Commedia dell'arte and conventions of classical theater woven together with DeCarlo and Rudie narrating the tale as the elvish mischief makers Orion and Talia. While there are quotes and references from several of The Bard's creations, LOVE IN BLOOM takes its biggest story line from a?oeA Midsummer Night's Dreama?? with three sets of lovers dealing with mistaken identities due to cross-dressing, who eventually get lost in the woods in order for the fairies' spell to be cast so that all ends well and love rules the day.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2020
Live Tarot reading meets mesmeric contemporary circus as The Feathers of Daedalus come to VAULT Festival with a spell-binding reworking of their Edinburgh Fringe hit, Tarot. Taking audiences on a thrilling and unpredictable adventure guided by fate, the visual imagery and characters of the cards are brought to life through skilled acrobatic and musical improvisation.
by Paul Bolton - Jan 26, 2020
There's a mist of romance in the air as South Bay Music Theatre automizes a scent of romance with the hit musical a?oeShe Loves Mea??.  This scintillating tale of love lost and found at the workplace was the 1993 Tony Award winner for best revival. Written by Joe Masteroff (book), Jerry Bock (music) and Sheldon Harnick (lyrics), this SBMT production, directed by Martin Rojas Dietrich, it's sure to charm and delight (especially for date night)!.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2020
The Found Theatre will host the daring new Long Beach theatre company, Mid-World Players, for its production of 'Bonnie & Clyde,' a thrilling and sexy musical with a score by Frank Wildhorn, lyrics by Don Black, and book by Ivan Menchell. After a sold-out, two-night dinner theatre experience at Gladstones of Long Beach, this Tony-nominated musical returns to a new home at The Found Theatre, located at 599 Long Beach Blvd. in the downtown arts district. The show runs February 28th through March 8th, Friday and Saturday nights at 8 pm and Sunday matinees at 2 pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020
Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, and Executive Director Barry Hughson today announced that Alexei Ratmansky's new full-length work, Of Love and Rage, will be a co-production between the National Ballet and American Ballet Theatre (ABT). The world premiere will be performed by ABT at Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa, California, March 5 - 8, 2020. ABT will reprise the work at New York's Metropolitan Opera House June 2 - 6, 2020. Of Love and Rage will make its Canadian premiere during the National Ballet's 2021/22 season in Toronto.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
San Francisco Opera General Director Matthew Shilvock today announced the Company's 98th season, which opens on September 11, 2020 with an Opening Night Celebration featuring soprano Albina Shagimuratova and tenor Pene Pati in concert with the San Francisco Opera Orchestra conducted by Music Director Designate Eun Sun Kim. Opening Night festivities include San Francisco Opera Guild's Opera Ball, BRAVO! CLUB's annual Opening Night Gala and two new events: the Opera Supper in the Veterans Building's elegant Green Room and, for the entire audience, a celebratory, post-concert toast to the season.
by David Green - Jan 20, 2020
Hotel, a musical acrobatic adventure from the renowned Montreal company Cirque Eloize, will arrive at the McCallum Theatre on Thursday, Feb. 13, at 8:00 pm. Cirque Eloize, with its 12 onstage musicians and acrobats, will welcome you into this timeless art deco hotel, a place where strangers of all walks of life meet. Hotel is the story of a place ... but it is mainly a place full of stories. This is the place where we mingle with strangers for a moment. From the overwhelmed maître d', to the mischievous maid, to the devoted handyman and his inseparable dog, Carpette, the hotel's staff is like each of usa?"the privileged witnesses to the lives of colorful individuals.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
Winner of the Newcomer Award at the International Opera Awards in 2018, Barbora Horáková Joly brings her contemporary staging of Luisa Miller to the London Coliseum.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020
In Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest (A Trivial Comedy for Serious People)a?"Jack and Algy fabricate delicious double lives to escape the straitjacket of social norms and to find the lovers they desire.
by Charlie Wilks - Jan 10, 2020
The King's Head Theatre continues its track record of moving shows from Islington to the West End, with the arrival of Kevin Elyot's drama of 80s polyamory. In this two act play the ethics of a modern relationship are questioned. There are conflicts in morality and human decency, providing no clear answer as to what is right.
by Emily Yorgey - Feb 7, 2020
There is a lot of fantastic theatre happening in Southwest Florida on Valentine's Day; whether you want to take a significant other, friend, or yourself out for a date night to see some excellent live theatre, here are 12 fun options! Check them out below.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2020
People's Light presents Shakespeare in Love, a stage adaptation of the 1998 Academy Award-winning film. In 1593 London, Will Shakespeare has writer's block. Low on funds and out of ideas, the young playwright finds his muse in Viola de Lesseps, a wealthy merchant's daughter with dreams of the stage. Despite England's prohibition on female performers, Viola disguises herself as a man and wins the role of a?oeRomeoa?? in Shakespeare's upcoming comedy, Romeo and Ethel, the Pirate's Daughter. As Will discovers that his talented leading man is none other than the captivating aristocrat he admired from afar, the two begin a passionate affair that becomes inspiration for a new love story: Romeo and Juliet. Shakespeare in Love runs in the Leonard C. Haas Stage February 26 a?" March 29. 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 TV News Desk - Feb 6, 2020
Focus Features has acquired the worldwide rights to Miranda July's Kajillionaire, which premiered to rave reviews at the Sundance Film Festival. Written and directed by July, who won multiple awards at the Cannes Film Festival for Me and You and Everyone We Know including the Critics Week Grand Prize, the Prix Regards Jeune and the Camera d'Or, Kajillionaire stars Golden Globe® nominated Evan Rachel Wood (Westworld), Golden Globe® winner Gina Rodriguez (Jane the Virgin), Academy Award® nominated Richard Jenkins (The Shape of Water), and Academy Award® nominated Debra Winger (The Lovers, Terms of Endearment). Producers are Plan B Entertainment's Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner, and Youree Henley. Plan B Entertainment's Brad Pitt, Annapurna's Megan Ellison, and Jillian Longnecker executive produced. Focus Features will distribute the film in the U.S. and Universal Pictures International will distribute internationally.
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 3, 2020
The countdown to Valentine's Day is on and you may be wondering just where you can enjoy a dinner in Manhattan. Whether you are dining with a significant other, beloved family member or a special friend, check out these menus that are made to be loved! Treat yourself and have a Happy Valentine's Day!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2020
The Minutes is officially in previews on Broadway! The cast of The Minutes includes Ian Barford, Blair Brown, Cliff Chamberlain, K. Todd Freeman, Armie Hammer, Tracy Letts, Danny McCarthy, Jessie Mueller, Sally Murphy, Austin Pendleton, Jeff Still.
by Jim Munson - Feb 25, 2020
Heather Orth stars as mysterious opium den proprietress Princess Puffer in Foothill Music Theatre's new production of Rupert Holmes' rollicking musical comedy a?oeThe Mystery of Edwin Drood.a?? A Tony Award winner for Best Musical, the show is based on an unfinished novel by Charles Dickens. As the novel was left incomplete, so is the show - up to a point. When the cast reaches the part in the story where Dickens left off, they put a vote to the audience at each performance as to how the show will end. Ms. Orth has been gracing Bay Area stages with astonishing frequency as of late. She possesses a big, flexible voice and the ability to charm the pants off you or break your heart with her emotional transparency. BroadwayWorld caught up with her recently while she was still in the thick of rehearsals for a?oeDrood.a?? She has often played characters older than she is, and as she matures one gets the sense she may just be coming into her own as a musical theater performer, and even bigger opportunities may be on the horizon.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 24, 2020
See how Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winner, Tracy Letts, has been spending his time in the decade since his last work took its final New York bow.
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Feb 24, 2020
As part of the 243rd season of the iconic ballet company, several productions by the Bolshoi Ballet are again being broadcast on cinema screens across sixty countries. As one of seven of these ballets, Swan Lake is surely the most iconic, having debuted at the Bolshoi theatre in 1877. Tchaikovsky's incredibly evocative score wasn't enough to secure initial success, but for many people today, Swan Lake is ballet.
by Sarah Dussome - Feb 23, 2020
Shakespeare's 1599 comedy gets a 1960s makeover! Complete with professional wrestling and 25 Beatles hits, As You Like It is a rollicking comedic triumph.
by Perry Tannenbaum - Feb 22, 2020
An R&J Valentine's Day theme, an ongoing Beethoven celebration, and a CHOPIN PIANO CONCERTO that few at Charlotte Symphony had likely played before were the crisscrossing storylines at the latest classics series concert at Knight Theater.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2020
Bristol Riverside Theatre presents the landmark Broadway musical Cabaret, with music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and book by Joe Masteroff. Lauren Molina, of The Skivvies, will lead the cast as Sally Bowles.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2020
The love story that will last generations comes to life as Capitol City Opera Company (CCOC), a 501(c)3 non-profit professional opera company, opens its 37th season with their first full-staged French opera, Roméo et Juliette by composer Charles Gounod on Friday, March 6 at 8:00 p.m., Saturday, March 7 at 8:00 p.m., and Sunday, March 8 at 3:00 p.m. at Conant Performing Arts Center at Oglethorpe University. Tickets are $30 - $40 and are available online at ccityopera.org.
by TV News Desk - Feb 18, 2020
LEYA have shared a music video for their new single 'INTP' from their forthcoming sophomore album Flood Dream (releasing March 6th via NNA Tapes), which premiered today via i-D Magazine.
by Greg Kerestan - Feb 18, 2020
This may be Shakespeare's dumbest play, but Alan Stanford's production is still smarter than just about anything else you'll see this year.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2020
Writer, Director and Performer Iris Bahr announced today that following the success of DAI (Enough), the sequel DAI 2.0 will play New York this spring at the 14th Street Y.
by Alan Portner - Feb 11, 2020
William Shakespeare's 1595 comedy A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM is one of his most often performed light plays. Stripped down, it is a screwball romantic comedy of misdirection written across five acts in verse.
by TV News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
Marking 25 years of the seminal Smokers Delight; Nightmares on Wax celebrates with a plethora of activity including a full reissue of the album, new tracks, and select special shows in Europe and North America. Listen to previously unreleased bonus track 'Let's Ascend' from the reissue now.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2019
Live Tarot reading meets mesmeric contemporary circus as The Feathers of Daedalus come to VAULT Festival with a spell-binding reworking of their Edinburgh Fringe hit, Tarot. Taking audiences on a thrilling and unpredictable adventure guided by fate, the visual imagery and characters of the cards are brought to life through skilled acrobatic and musical improvisation.
by Charlie Wilks - Dec 7, 2019
Ella is from Yorkshire. Haseeb is from London. They are totally in love. But no matter how hard they try to make things work, they can't seem to fight off a growing elephant in the room. Zia Ahmed's play is a lyrical journey of connection through inner conflict. Poetic in form, the story provides a whirlwind exploration of a couple that can never be.
by TV Scoop - Dec 30, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of BEAT SHAZAM, airing on FOX on Saturday, January 11, 2020!
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 20, 2019
The annual holiday show from this Chicago based troupe of fireball performers packs the fans in at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Bobby Patrick - Dec 17, 2019
Kim David Smith's perfect diction and bright but silken voice which lies in a glorious valley somewhere between tenor and baritone is layered and nuanced and never pushed for power. He doesn't need to because he knows exactly how much the space he's playing in needs in order to fill it without overflowing.