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Nina Sosanya to Join Suranne Jones And Jason Watkins in New Production of Award-Winning Play FROZEN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

Nina Sosanya (W1A, Last Tango in Halifax) has today been announced as playing the role of Agnetha in Bryony Lavery's Award-Winning play, Frozen. (more...)

Frantic Assembly Devised Theater Workshop Set in Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

Frantic Assembly Award Winning London Based Theater Company (Movement Direction for the Tony Award-Winning Theatre production The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (West End, Broadway, UK & Ireland Tour, US tour) comes to Los Angeles and other US cities. (more...)

SenovvA, Inc. and Phoenix Theatre Ensemble Announce Invitation-Only Performances of AMERICAN MOOR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

Phoenix Theatre Ensemble and SenovvA, Inc. announce that Keith Hamilton Cobb's explosive American Moor will play for two invitation-only performances at The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre, The Pershing Square Signature Center at 480 West 42nd Street on Monday, October 2nd at 2:00 pm and 6:00 pm. (more...)

Frantic Assembly Teaches Masterclass in Physical Theater in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

Award-winning and sector-leading London based theater company Frantic Assembly (Movement Direction, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) visits NYC's HB Studio this Fall to teach a Physical Theater Masterclass. Frantic Assembly's widely studied method of devising theater from a physical starting point has been impacting theatrical practice for up to 24 years. The workshop, now enrolling, is scheduled for October 22, 2017. (more...)

Kitchen Theatre Company presents BRAHMAN/I: A ONE-HIJRA STAND-UP COMEDY SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

Kitchen Theatre Company continues its 2017-2018 Season with Brahman/i: A One-Hijra Stand-Up Comedy Show by Aditi Brennan Kapil, a play The Hollywood Reporter called 'a layered, insightful consideration of Indian-American cultural identity, gender and colonialism that happens to take the form of a stand-up comedy routine.' Kitchen Theatre Company's new Producing Artistic Director, M. Bevin O'Gara, directs. Performances of Brahman/i begin at the Kitchen Theatre Company in The Percy Browning Theatre on October 8. (more...)

Stage West Presents the Regional Premiere of LIFE SUCKS.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

Life is, like, really hard sometimes. It's hard to be the hot chick everyone wants, but no one understands. (more...)

Cleveland Play House to Stage Compelling Production of THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2017

Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy. These words will come alive again as Cleveland Play House produces The Diary of Anne Frank, providing an immersive experience for the audience in this adaptation never-before seen on the CPH stage. (more...)

Utah Shakespeare Festival Announces Slate of Eight Talented Directors for 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

Utah Shakespeare Festival Artistic Director Brian Vaughn recently announced a slate of eight highly-creative, talented, and experienced directors for the Festival's 2018 season. Many have directed at the Festival before, but some will be new to Festival audiences. (more...)

Limon Dance Co. presents LIMON and Other New Works at CCNY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

The enduring legacy of pioneering dancer-choreographer Jos Lim n will be feted at Aaron Davis Hall as the Lim n Dance Company brings two of his most acclaimed works to Harlem audiences for the first time on Tuesday, October 24. The program, presented by City College Center for the Arts (CCCA) and the Jos Lim n Dance Foundation, will also present bold new works from three rising stars of the dance world. The evening's program also has the distinction of serving as the Company's first public performance in Harlem following their move to the Everett Center for the Performing Arts in the storied New York neighborhood two years ago. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at TWELVE ANGRY MEN at Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

Laguna Playhouse presents the third show in the Laguna Playhouse 2017-2018 and 97th season: TWELVE ANGRY MEN, written by Reginald Rose and directed by Ovation Award-winning director Michael Matthews. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Sheffield Theatres' Artistic Director Robert Hastie Announces New Season For 2018
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres Robert Hastie today announces his new season for 2018. (more...)

Cast Announced For European Premiere Of LITTLE WOMEN At Manchester's Hope Mill Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

The cast has been revealed for the European premiere of Little Women The Musical when it comes to Manchester this Autumn. (more...)

Edward Watts to Go Green in 'THE GRINCH' at The Old Globe; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the Globe's 20th annual production of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas!* The holiday musical will run November 4 - December 24 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. (more...)

Shortlist Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Voting Now Open!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Today, the shortlist is announced for the 2017 BroadwayWorld UK Awards, celebrating the best long-running West End productions and best new productions from around the country. CLICK HERE TO VOTE! (more...)

HAIRSPRAY's Nikki Blonsky Out Sick for Two Previews of STUFFED Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

BroadwayWorld has confirmed that Nikki Blonsky will not be performing in the first preview of Lisa Lampanelli's Stuffed this evening, October 5, or tomorrow, October 6, due to illness. Her understudy, Lauren Ann Brickman, will play the role of 'Marty' for these performances. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief October 4th, 2017: Tina Fey Delivers Cheese Fries, NO WAKE Opens, and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Oct 4, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Tina Fey delivers cheese fries, NO WAKE opens, and more! (more...)

Royal Theatrical Support Trust Renames Director Award in Honour of Sir Peter Hall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

The Royal Theatrical Support Trust's prestigious accolade, the RTST Director Award - which provides a rare opportunity for up-and-coming directors to make their mark in British theatre and provides grant support to British regional theatres - has been re-named, with immediate effect, the RTST Sir Peter Hall Director Award. (more...)

OTHELLO Will Be Inaugural Production of Invictus Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

Invictus Theatre, a new theater company with a mission to create theatre that promotes a better understanding of the poetry, rhythm, and resonance of language and its ability to express the breadth of the human condition, is pleased to announce its first production, Othello: the Moor of Venice. A bold production of Shakespeare's tragic tale of love, lust, jealousy and ruthless vengeance, the play will open at the Heartland Studio Theatre in Chicago in November. (more...)

Gwen Taylor & Susan Penhaligon to Bring THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST to Manchester
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

Gwen Taylor will star as Lady Bracknell in the 2018 UK tour of Oscar Wilde's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, alongside Susan Penhaligon as Miss Prism. The tour will begin on 24 January at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre in Guildford, ending on 28 April in Eastbourne. Further casting is to be announced. (more...)

Cast, Creative Team Announced for MUSWELL HILL at The Barrow Group
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2017

The Barrow Group Theatre Company, recipient of a Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Award, launches their 2017-2018 season with the New York premiere of Muswell Hill, a play by Torben Betts, in a co-production with The Pond Theatre Company. (more...)

TN Shakespeare Company Launches Free Shout-Out Series in Shelby County
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2017

Tennessee Shakespeare Company officially launches its tenth anniversary season this week when it brings Romeo and Juliet to the historic outdoor train depot and platform in Collierville Town Square on Saturday, October 7 at 4:00 pm. (more...)

Fulton Theatre Opens SLEUTH This Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2017

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre is proud to present the classic stage mystery Sleuth, October 3 through October 29. Join us and get caught up in the game that is sure to have you asking yourself where does imagination end and the reality begin? (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Kimberly Gilbert
by Elliot Lanes - Oct 2, 2017

Today's subject Kimberly Gilbert is currently living her theatre life onstage at one of her local theatrical homes. She portrays the slightly deranged, tux shirt-wearing arsonist Billie Irons in The Arsonists at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company. The production plays through October 14th. (more...)

Slipstream Theatre Initiative Announces Season 4 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

Slipstream finally announces its 4th season! Slipstream decided to go back to their founding tenets and shake things up with some exciting changes. (more...)

Lawrence Batley Theatre Sets the Stage for Giant Christmas Panto JACK AND THE BEANSTALK
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

The Lawrence Batley Theatre (the LBT) is delighted to announce that it will be staging a spectacular new adaptation by acclaimed playwright Andrew Pollard of the much loved fairytale Jack & the Beanstalk. (more...)

BEE to Play This Fall as Part of HB Studio Residency Project
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

BEE, a new work created by Melody Erfani and written by Sean Michael Welch, will be performed at HB Studio (120 Bank Street, West Village) as part of their First Floor Studio Residency Project for three weekends this fall, starting November 4th. Melody Erfani, artistic director of the LES Shakespeare Company directs a cast of eight in this compelling drama. (more...)

Berkeley Rep Presents Hellman's WATCH ON THE RHINE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

Berkeley Repertory Theatre presents Watch on the Rhine, Lillian Hellman's 1940s political thriller about loyalty, family, and sacrifice. The play, directed by Berkeley Rep's associate director Lisa Peterson, begins previews on Thursday, November 30, 2017 and runs through Sunday, January 14, 2018. Individual tickets begin at $30 and can be purchased online at berkeleyrep.org or by phone at 510 647-2949. Press night will be on Monday, December 4. (more...)

The Shakespeare Project Of Chicago Announces 2017-18 Theatrical Reading Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

The Shakespeare Project of Chicago announces the lineup for its 2017-18 Theatrical Reading Season, featuring two beloved Shakespearean comedies, one of his rarely seen tragedies and a work by Shakespeare's contemporary Thomas Middleton. (more...)

Casting Revealed For UK's First All-Black GUYS AND DOLLS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

This Christmas director Michael Buffong transports the smash-hit musical GUYS AND DOLLS up-town to 1939 Harlem in the UK's first all-Black cast production of this iconic show. (more...)

Jose Martinez and Larica Schnell to Play Star Cross'd Lovers in ROMEO AND JULIET at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team for The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program presentation of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - 'EMILIE' Blazes a Trail for Women in Science at Avant Bard
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Avant Bard begins Season 28 with Lauren Gunderson's Emilie: La Marquise Du Chatelet Defends Her Life Tonight - a witty reincarnation of a passionate and defiant woman who in 18th-century France dazzled Voltaire and blazed a trail for women in science. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Trinity Rep to Celebrate 40th Anniversary of A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

Trinity Repertory Company is celebrating the 40th anniversary of its holiday production, A Christmas Carol, this year. (more...)

Art and Politics Will Collide in Rubicon's TAKING SIDES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

Rubicon Theatre Company (RTC) opens the company's 2017-2018 20th Anniversary Season with a provocative and gripping drama based on the story of German conductor and composer Wilhelm Furtw ngler, who remained in Germany after Hitler's rise to power and was later accused of being a Nazi sympathizer. (more...)

Hiroshi Sugimoto's RIKYU-ENOURA: A NEW NOH PLAY to Premiere at Japan Society
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

Japan Society presents the world premiere of Rikyu-Enoura: A New Noh Play by Hiroshi Sugimoto. Commissioned by Japan Society and Odawara Art Foundation for the Society's 110th Anniversary, this noh play, which is newly written but adheres to noh's medieval language, is performed in traditional style with noh masks, costumes, musical instruments and chanters. (more...)

Lar Lubovitch Dance Company Announces 50th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

The Lar Lubovitch Dance Company announces its 50th anniversary season at The Joyce Theater in New York City, April 17 22, 2018. The season will feature the world premiere of Wanderers as well as signature works from the Company's vast repertory, including Men's Stories: A Concerto in Ruin (2000), performed by Lubovitch's acclaimed Company of dancers. The Company will be joined by the Martha Graham Dance Company and dancers from the Joffrey Ballet, each performing seminal Lubovitch dances in honor of this milestone year. (more...)

Photo Flash: Hugh Bonneville and More Attend National Youth Theatre REP Company's West End Opening
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Below, BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening festivities, including Downton Abbey's Hugh Bonneville (an NYT member), who gave the cast a pep talk ahead of taking the stage! (more...)

ROMEO AND JULIET Now on the Road in Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's WillPower Tour
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

From the page and to the stage, William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet launches Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's annual WillPower Tour which will perform for 50 schools across Pennsylvania and New Jersey through November 17. (more...)

Limon Dance Company to Present Evening of New Works this Month at CCNY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

The enduring legacy of pioneering dancer-choreographer Jos Lim n will be feted at Aaron Davis Hall as the Lim n Dance Company brings two of his most acclaimed works to Harlem audiences for the first time on Tuesday, October 24. (more...)

E. Faye Butler, Joan Curto and More to Tribute Ella Fitzgerald and Lena Horne at the Auditorium Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

On November 17, 2017, the Auditorium Theatre and popular Chicago vocalist Joan Curto celebrate the legacies and centennials of vocal icons Ella Fitzgerald and Lena Horne with Ella & Lena: The Ladies and Their Music, an evening created and directed by Curto. (more...)

Orlando Shakes Brings IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY to Stage for the Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Bells will ring and angels will get their wings during Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF's (Orlando Shakes) production of It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play. Adapted by Joe Landry with original music and arrangements by Kevin Connors, It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play runs from November 29 December 30, 2017 in the Margeson Theater. Tickets ($13 - $50) can be purchased by calling (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, online at www.orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 E. Rollins St.). (more...)

Nikki Blonsky Leaves STUFFED Off-Broadway Following Illness; Opening Night Bumped to Halloween
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Nikki Blonsky will depart the cast of Stuffed at the Westside Theatre. Due to an illness during a crucial stretch leading up to previews, Blonsky was not able to get sufficient rehearsal time and, as a result, she and the show's creative team have mutually decided to part ways. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at ANTONY & CLEOPATRA at Folger Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

Folger Theatre launches its 2017/18 season of power, passion, and politics with William Shakespeare's romantic tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra, onstage now through November 19, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes of ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA at Folger Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

Folger Theatre launches its 2017/18 season of power, passion, and politics with William Shakespeare's romantic tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra, onstage now through November 19, 2017. Click below to watch the building of the set and hear about the show from the cast and creative team! (more...)

Healthy Nikki Blonsky to Hit the Stage Tonight in STUFFED Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

Golden Globe Nominee Nikki Blonksy (New Line Cinema's Hairspray) will begin performances tonight in Stuffed, a new play by Lisa Lampanelli, after being out of the show ill this past weekend. (more...)

The Future Is Now! Meet the Full Company of TIME AND THE CONWAYS, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Oct 10, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company presents the new Broadway production of J. B. Priestley's Time and the Conways, directed by Tony winner Rebecca Taichman (Indecent). The play returns to Broadway for the first time since its premiere in 1938 and opens officially tonight, October 10, 2017. This is a limited engagement through November 26, 2017 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street). Scroll down to learn more about the full company, plus check out the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

Aidan McArdle, Tara Fitzgerald, and More to Star in THE SECRET THEATRE at Shakespeare's Globe; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

Shakespeare's Globe is delighted to announce the full cast for the world premiere of Anders Lustgarten's The Secret Theatre in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse directed by Matthew Dunster. (more...)

Independent Shakespeare Co Announces Limited Run of LETTERS FROM HOME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

Independent Shakespeare Co. (ISC), presenters of the Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival announce performances of interdisciplinary artist Kalean Ung's original solo work, LETTERS FROM HOME, directed by Marina McClure. LETTERS FROM HOME will play for four performances only: Friday, November 10 & 17, Saturday, November 11 & 18 at 7:30pm at Independent Studio in the Atwater Crossing Arts + Innovation Complex, 3191 Casitas Ave., #130 in Atwater Village. (more...)

Small Faces Musical ALL OR NOTHING Gets West End Transfer
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

Following a third, critically acclaimed, sell-out tour, ALL OR NOTHING THE MOD MUSICAL, based on the story of the Small Faces, will play a limited West End season at the Arts Theatre, London from 6 February to 11 March 2018, with a press night on Thursday 8 February. (more...)

A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE Comes to The Old Fitz Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

Italian-American immigrant life colours this searing drama of love and revenge set in 1950's Brooklyn. (more...)

THINGS I KNOW TO BE TRUE, Starring Chester's Cate Hamer, to Arrive at Storyhouse This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

In four weeks, the critically acclaimed production of Things I Know To Be True arrives in Chester, featuring a fantastic cast including Chester born Cate Hamer and Liverpool actor John McArdle. (more...)

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