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Richard Thomas, Pamela Reed, Daisy Eagan and More to Lead THE HUMANS Tour at Seattle Rep This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2017

Producers Scott Rudin and Barry Diller just announced the cast and itinerary for the national tour of the most acclaimed American play in recent memory: The Humans. This November, The Humans kicks off its coast-to-coast national tour at Seattle Repertory Theatre before moving on to engagements in top markets across the United States. (more...)

RED VELVET Begins Rehearsals At Chicago Shakespeare Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2017

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) begins rehearsals next week for the stirring drama Red Velvet, staged by Broadway and Chicago director Gary Griffin and starring celebrated Shakespearean actor Dion Johnstone. (more...)

Find Yourself in HOME Manchester's Spring/Summer 2018 Season; Full Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2017

HOME today announces its new season of international theatre and dance from February to September 2018. Check out the trailer for the upcoming season below! (more...)

Town Hall Theatre Announces A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS: An American Musical Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2017

Town Hall Theatre Generations Season 2017-2018 celebrates this holiday season with the warm and deeply-moving musical play, A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS: An American Musical Celebration, by Pulitzer Prize-winner Paula Vogel, with music by Daryl Waters. (more...)

Daphne Rubin-Vega and Tom Hewitt to Celebrate Aaron Mark with TWO TALES OF TERROR at Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2017

Acclaimed actors and Tony Award nominees Daphne Rubin-Vega and Tom Hewitt celebrate the 'twisted' works of Aaron Mark in TWO TALES OF TERROR at the Beckett Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street), presented by All For One Theater (AFO) as a Halloween offering. (more...)

Naked Shakespeare's Announce Second 2017-18 Show SIRENS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2017

Naked Shakespeare's Announce Second 2017-18 Show SIRENS (more...)

Tony-Winning Play THE HUMANS to Bring Tour to San Francisco Next June
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

SHN today announced a special engagement of the most acclaimed American play in recent memory: The Humans, which will be coming to the SHN Orpheum Theatre in San Francisco from June 5 through 17, 2018. (more...)

Broadway Tour of THE HUMANS, Starring Richard Thomas, Daisy Eagan and More, to Stop in Minneapolis
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

Producers Scott Rudin and Barry Diller today announced the cast and itinerary for the national tour of the most acclaimed American play in recent memory: The Humans. The Humans plays the historic Orpheum Theatre (910 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis) for a limited one-week engagement Feb. 13-18, 2018 as part of the Bank of America Broadway on Hennepin Season. (more...)

Jonathan Bailey, Ben Batt, Lucy Black Join THE YORK REALIST at Donmar Warehouse; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

The Donmar Warehouse and Sheffield Theatres today announce full casting for Donmar Associate Director and Sheffield Theatres Artistic Director Robert Hastie's new revival of Peter Gill's modern masterpiece The York Realist. (more...)

Lauren Ann Brickman Goes From Understudy To Star In Lisa Lampanelli's STUFFED
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

Comedian Lisa Lampanelli and producer Rachel Karpf announced today that understudy Lauren Ann Brickman will star as Marty in Lampanelli's new play, STUFFED. (more...)

Richard Thomas, Pamela Reed, Daisy Eagan and More Tapped for THE HUMANS National Tour; Dates Set!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

Producers Scott Rudin and Barry Diller today announced the cast and itinerary for the national tour of the most acclaimed American play in recent memory: The Humans. (more...)

Richard Thomas, Pamela Reed and Daisy Eagan to Star in THE HUMANS Tour in Chicago This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

Broadway In Chicago and Producers Scott Rudin and Barry Diller today announced the cast and itinerary for the national tour of the most acclaimed American play in recent memory: The Humans. The Humans plays Broadway In Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre for a limited two-week engagement Jan. 30 Feb. 11, 2018. (more...)

Full Programme Announced For PROJECT POLUNIN this December
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

Under the umbrella title of SATORI, the programme has been announced for Project Polunin's limited season at the London Coliseum from 5 to 10 December 2017, with a press night on Wednesday 6 December. (more...)

Breaking News: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Will Apparate to Australia
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2017

Sonia Friedman, Colin Callender and Harry Potter Theatrical Productions, producers of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, have today confirmed the record-breaking production will open in early 2019 in Melbourne, Australia, exclusively and only at Melbourne's Princess Theatre. (more...)

VIOLET, LETTERS HOME, THE HARVEST and More Set for Griffin Theatre Company's 30th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2017

Griffin Theatre Company has announced its 30th Anniversary Season, featuring four productions exploring the theme 'the journeys we take to find ourselves,' including two Chicago premieres. (more...)

Rajiv Joseph's THE LAKE EFFECT to Make Ohio Premiere at Karamu House
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2017

Karamu House, the oldest multicultural performing arts center in the country, continues its mission to produce socially relevant, professional quality entertainment. (more...)

BWW Review: OTHELLO, Ambassador's Theatre
by Alistair Wilkinson - Oct 23, 2017

In an exclusive collaboration, National Youth Theatre's Rep Company present Frantic Assembly's award-winning adaptation of Othello. This is the company's first staging of Shakespeare's text since its acclaimed 1995/1996 production starring Chiwetel Ejiofor in the title role. (more...)

Rebecca Taichman, Anne Kauffman & More Selected as Roundabout Artists in Residence
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company has just announced its 2017-18 Artists in Residence. 'I started the Artists in Residence program about 25 years ago to provide artistic and financial support to early-career artists, giving them a theatre to call home and to provide peace of mind for a sustainable career,' says Roundabout Artistic Director Todd Haimes. 'Over the years, this program has evolved to include playwrights, mid-career directors and even an entire young company. And while these residencies have allowed us to help cultivate the next generations of theatre leaders, these artists have also become invaluable to me and our audiences, invigorating this institution with fresh voices.' (more...)

Limon Dance Co. to present New and Acclaimed Works, 10/ 24 at CCNY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2017

City College Center for the arts and the jos lim n dance foundation present lim n dance company, an evening of dance that celebrates the legacy of Jos Lim n and a generation of emerging choreographers (more...)

The Rose Announces Cast for VAN GOGH & ME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2017

The Rose Theater is pleased to announce the cast of its upcoming production, Van Gogh & Me, a world premiere play written by Rose Artistic Director Matthew Gutschick. The show will runNovember 3-12, 2017 on The Rose mainstage. The show is being directed by guest director John Hardy. (more...)

Cleveland Play House to Stage Compelling Production of THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 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...)

BLACK ODYSSEY to Return to Cal Shakes Next Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

California Shakespeare Theater announced today the return of its record-breaking hit play black odyssey for a special limited engagement, September 25 through October 7, 2018 at the Bruns Amphitheater. Marcus Gardley's music-filled journey through African-American folklore garnered box office records, critical acclaim, sold-out houses, and standing ovations during its initial August 2017 run. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Lisa Lampanelli and Friends Celebrate STUFFED!
by Jennifer Broski - Oct 20, 2017

Comedian Lisa Lampanelli's new play, Stuffed, officially opens Off-Broadway this fall in a new production at the Westside Theatre (Downstairs, 407 West 43rd Street), following a limited NYC run last fall at WP Theater. Following the departure of Nikki Blonsky from the cast, opening night, originally scheduled for October 19, will now officially take place on October 31, 2017 at the Westside Theatre (Downstairs, 407 West 43rd Street). The company gathered last night to celebrate the special occasion. (more...)

Yale Rep to Present Nambi E. Kelley's Stage Adaptation of NATIVE SON
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

Yale Repertory Theatre presents NATIVE SON, the critically acclaimed new play by Nambi E. Kelley adapted from the iconic American novel by Richard Wright, directed by Seret Scott, November 24 December 16 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street). Opening Night is Thursday, November 30. (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...)

Debra Whitfield's FIRE, About Triangle Waist Company Disaster, Premieres Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Chatillion Stage Company presents the world premiere of the new play FIRE written by Debra Whitfield (Duck Sauce Can Be Dangerous). (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...)

Fiona Reid to Star in World Premiere of George F. Walker's THE CHANCE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2017

Leroy Street Theatre, co-founders of The Assembly Theatre and one of its two resident indie companies, will begin their tenure in Toronto's newest theatre venue with a new play by George F. Walker. (more...)

Luca Veggetti's LEFT-RIGHT-LEFT Set for Japan Society's NOH-NOW Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

As part of Japan Society's Fall 2017-Winter 2018 Performing Arts Season, the Society presents the North American premiere of Left-Right-Left, directed and choreographed by Luca Veggetti. (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...)

Official: Lindsay Mendez and John Douglas Thompson Join Broadway's CAROUSEL!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

BroadwayWorld has just confirmed that stage star Lindsay Mendez has joined the revival of Carousel! (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...)

PPT to Present International Collaboration IN GOD'S OWN COUNTRY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Piedmont Players TheatreĀ kicks off its new season with an international theatre project celebrating the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. (more...)

Olivia Vadnais and Reed Allen Worth Will Skate Into Pittsburgh CLO in XANADU; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Pittsburgh CLO hasĀ announced the cast of the Pittsburgh premiere of XANADU, October 12-December 17 at the CLO Cabaret. (more...)

Reg Rogers-Led AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE Opens Tonight at Yale Rep
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Yale Repertory Theatre opens its 2017-18 season with An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen, newly translated from the Norwegian by Paul Walsh, directed by James Bundy, now through October 28 at Yale University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is tonight, October 12. (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...)

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