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by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2020
The UK's leading women's theatre company Sphinx Theatre, University Women in the Arts, the mentoring programme to improve the transition for women from studying the arts to working in the arts, and the December Group, a new group of leading women in theatre, have announced a major forum on Women in Theatre in the UK.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2020
The Actors' Gang Theater presents Can't Pay? Don't Pay!, written by Italian playwright and Nobel Prize winner Dario Fo, translated by Cam Deaver and directed by Bob Turton. This wildly funny satirical farce that questions why, in a world of bailed-out banks and overpriced prescription drugs, theft is only a crime when it is committed by those truly in need, begins performances February 6th (Press Opening Saturday, February 15th at 8:00pm) and will run Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, through March 28th.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2020
A PT Clinical Specialist in Chronic Pain, Judith C. never imagined being on the opposite end of treatment a?"until she was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma, an incurable blood cancer with a limited life expectancy. This March, Judith's journey from diagnosis to stem cell transplant unfolds in her hilarious and heartbreaking solo show Welcome to The Cancer Café at The Marsh Berkeley. Enlightening, elevating, and deeply personal, Judith brings audiences on her unexpected journey from provider to patient, sharing the profound lessons this role reversal offers. Using actual conversations with providers, Judith portrays her interactions with the medical establishment, bringing keen insight and offering a better understanding of the journey and choices faced by people of similar circumstances. Proceeds from each show will be donated to a local cancer organization chosen by Judith.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2020
Shakespeare's Globe has announced the full cast for Globe on Tour, directed by Brendan O'Hea. The company of eight actors will once again offer audiences around the world a trio of plays, which this year explore the relationship between humankind and Mother Nature. Audiences will cast their votes for either A Midsummer Night's Dream, As You Like It or The Tempest, each of which explores the natural world and its great potential for abundance and transformation.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2020
Fargo Moorhead Community Theatre (FMCT) is proud to present the local premiere of LITTLE WOMEN, THE MUSICAL.  Performances are scheduled February 8, 13, 14, 15 @ 7:30pm and February 9 & 16 @ 2:00pm at Moorhead Senior High School.
by Stage Tube - Jan 31, 2020
The first in a series of video profiles of Project 19  composers created by women filmmakers has been released today. Veena Rao's profile of Nina C. Young a?" the first composer whose work the New York Philharmonic is premiering as part of Project 19, the Orchestra's celebration of the centennial of the 19th Amendment through 19 commissions by women composers a?" is available here.
by Jade Kops - Jan 31, 2020
FAMILY VALUES sees the woke women of the Collins family take control as power shifts from the middle class white male run world which has set up so much of the inequality and injustice of modern Australian bureaucracy. 
by Roger Catlin - Jan 30, 2020
The traveling ballet works that tend to fill the Kennedy Center Opera House are usually the big, brand name costumed works - 'The Nutcracker,' 'Swan Lake' (a version of which played last week; another is coming in April) and 'The Sleeping Beauty,' which in fact the National Ballet of Canada is doing through Sunday.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2020
Founding Artistic Director Dr Jonathon Welch AM invites you to join us for an unforgettable weekend of musical experiences!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2020
American Repertory Theater's production of Gloria: A Life began previews on Friday, January 24. It opens tonight, Thursday, January 30, and plays through Sunday, March 1 at the Loeb Drama Center (64 Brattle Street) in Cambridge, MA.
by TV Scoop - Jan 30, 2020
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of 20/20, airing on ABC on today, January 31, 2020!
by Michael Dale - Jan 30, 2020
Nowadays there appears to be an increasing awareness in the theatre about presenting women characters through the aesthetic of male playwrights and directors, much of it involving the movie term 'male gaze' which was coined by Laura Mulvey in the 70s to describe the disproportionately sexualized manner in which women were presented in film.  From that context, it's possible to conclude that this is what playwright/actor Charles Busch has been commenting on all along.
by TV Scoop - Jan 30, 2020
Get all the scoop on Upcoming Storylines for ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING, airing on THE CW on Saturday, February 1, 2020!
by Gary Naylor - Jan 30, 2020
Persona transfers somewhat uneasily from screen to stage in Paul Schoolman's new adaptation, but retains its intellectual heft and eerily subversive quality.
by Chris Struck - Jan 29, 2020
The New York Pops' performance at Carnegie Hall was just an overwhelmingly beautiful way to experience the music of theater (and I imagine if they did a John Williams score too it would feel similar.) Having seen most of these tunes played with just a piano and sometimes with a few more instruments, this full orchestra with guest choir of at least 60 was like peering into the original imagination of Rodgers and Hammerstein...
by TV Scoop - Jan 28, 2020
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on New Episodes of THE BACHELOR, 2/3 & 2/5, airing on ABC on Monday, February 3, 2020!
by TV - Press Previews - Jan 28, 2020
Divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived. From Tudor Queens to Pop Princesses, SIX the wives of Henry VIII take the mic to reclaim their identities out of the shadow of their infamous spouse-remixing five hundred years of historical heartbreak into an exuberant celebration of 21st century girl power. 'It is a 75-minute, non-stop, pop rock concert, and it's told from the women's point of view, so you're getting to know what has actually happened to them,' explains Samantha Pauly, who plays Katherine Howard.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2020
Salt Lake Acting Company (SLAC), Utah's leading destination for brave, contemporary theatre, presents the Utah premiere of A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 by Lucas Hnath. The 8-time Tony Award-nominated play is being produced in SLAC's Upstairs Theatre February 5 through March 8, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2020
On Monday 16 March, gynaecological cancer charity The Eve Appeal is hosting its first theatre night, Dear Mum. For one night only, actors and comedians are coming together to take part in a theatre event to raise money for money for vital research into the prevention of the five gynaecological cancers which between them affect 21,000 women a year.
by TV News Desk - Jan 28, 2020
CBS today announced the spring premieres dates for two comedies. MAN WITH A PLAN will return for its fourth season Thursday, April 2 (8:30-9:00 PM, ET/PT), after THE UNICORN completes its season run, and the new comedy BROKE will debut the same night, 9:30-10:00 PM, ET/PT, after CAROL'S SECOND ACT completes its season order.
by Neil Shurley - Jan 28, 2020
'This season captures the beautiful complexity and comedic potential of the human condition.'
by Walter McBride - Jan 28, 2020
A Wonderful World, a new musical based on the life and songs of jazz legend and American icon Louis Armstrong, will play the Colony Theatre (1040 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, FL.) from March 5 - April 5, with opening night set for March 14.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020
The Annenberg Center will present Grammya"?-winning new-music choir The Crossing in the premiere of a newly staged theatrical production, Knee Plays, on Friday, February 21, 2020 at 8pm and Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 8pm at the Harold Prince Theatre. The program, part of the Center's #GLASSFEST celebration, features a rare opportunity to hear Knee Plays from Philip Glass's Einstein on the Beach and David Byrne's New Orleans-inspired contribution to Robert Wilson's large scale project, the CIVIL warS. The premiere will be narrated by popular Philadelphia actor Dito van Reigersberg.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020
Rhode Island's oldest community theater, The Community Players, currently celebrating their 99th season, will present Tim Firth's delightful comedy Calendar Girls, from February 21 - March 1, 2020.
by Amanda England - Jan 27, 2020
What can two women do to fight back when one becomes the victim of an attack that is witnessed by the world? That is the question asked by playwright Jacqueline Goldfinger in CLICK. And in this #MeToo story, the women retaliate by harnessing the power of digital media.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020
REDCAT, CalArts' downtown center for contemporary arts, will present the world premiere of Dada Divas, an experimental opera by Jacqueline Bobak.
by Kelly Rogers Flynt - Jan 27, 2020
STEEL MAGNOLIAS at Taproot Theatre will give all the feels and more. It is a heartfelt story of enduring friendships: of living, loving, and letting go. With little fuss or fluff, the show owes its appeal to the witty dialogue delivered with zest. Unafraid to feel the hurt of loss, the show reminds us that we are never just one thing, but can feel many complex emotions all at the same time.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020
To all the powerful women out there: we want to hear you roar! This Valentine's Day, show your love to the women who conquered the Rock music world. The Utah Symphony honors legendary ladies with highlights from Carole King, Holly Knight, Tina Turner, Janis Joplin, Aretha Franklin, Pat Benatar, Minnie Riperton, Heart, and more February 14 &15 at Abravanel Hall led by Guest Conductor Sarah Hicks. a?oeWomen Rock!a?? honors these powerful female singers and songwriters who changed Pop and Rock & Roll forever. Tickets range from $10-$92 and can be purchased at utahsymphony.org or by calling 801-533-6683. 
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Jan 27, 2020
Growing up, Amanda Green's family holiday party guest list included Sondheim, Bernstein and Feinstein to name a few Broadway legends! Not to mention her father was Adolf Green (of the dynamic duo Comden and Green) and her mother was the glorious Tony award winning actress and and founder of the Women's Health Initiative, Phyllis Newman- so from early on her life was a constant flow of the most brilliant artists of their day collaborating and carousing in her living room and her days as a successful writer working with the likes of Tom Kitt and Lin-Manuel Miranda. This conversation between two old friends covers Amanda's glorious career as a Broadway lyricist with shows like High Fidelity, Bring It On, Hands on a Hardbody and more!
by Shari Barrett - Jan 26, 2020
Playwright Stanley Brown directs the world premiere of his play HUCKLEBERRY TOWERS through February 9, 2020, at the ELATE Theatre Company's Lincoln Stegman Theatre in North Hollywood. With a cast of 18, most of whom are seniors who just might be real residents of the retirement home named in the title, this poignant comedy about their so-called golden years speaks to the importance of friendship even when you have trouble remembering their names or hearing conversations around you.
by Nancy Grossman - Jan 26, 2020
David Valdes has seen the future and it doesn't look good. If you're already losing sleep over the onrush of climate change, if the rollback of environmental regulations makes your blood boil, and if you fret about the steady departure of actual scientists from government agencies, Valdes' play LAST CATASTROPHIST can feel like the final nail in the coffin, or it may be the clarion call that prompts you to action. Either way, this new play being staged by Fresh Ink Theatre Company under the direction of Sarah Gazdowicz makes you sit up and pay attention.
by Emily McClanathan - Jan 25, 2020
The Marriott Theatre opens its 45th season with director Scott Weinstein's staging of GREASE, the 1971 musical that was born in Chicago and became a Broadway hit, a famous film and a perennial favorite of theaters across the country. With book, music and lyrics by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey, the show follows sheltered Sandy Dumbrowski (Leryn Turlington) as she navigates social life at Rydell High School, where she's the new girl in the class of 1959. Befriended by a world-wise clique called the Pink Ladies, Sandy soon discovers that her boyfriend of the previous summer, Danny Zuko (Jimmy Nicholas) also attends Rydell and is the leader of a leather-clad gang of a?oegreasers.a?? Can innocent Sandy and tough-guy Danny rekindle their summer romance in the complicated social scene of Rydell High?
by Review Roundups - Jan 24, 2020
The Welkin opened at the National Theatre on 15th January and will run until 28 March, with further performances to be announced. It will be streamed as part of National Theatre Live on Thursday 21 May.
by Review Roundups - Jan 24, 2020
Uncle Vanya opened last night in the West End at the Harold Pinter Theatre! Toby Jones (The Birthday Party, Don't Forget the Driver, Detectorists) stars in the title role of Vanya alongside Richard Armitage (The Crucible, Berlin Station, The Hobbit) as Astrov. Rosalind Eleazar (The Personal History of David Copperfield, Deep Water, The Starry Messenger) plays Yelena, with Aimee Lou Wood (Sex Education, Downstate) as Sonya, the Emmy Award-winning Anna Calder-Marshall (LOVE, Evening at the Talk House, Male of the Species) as Nana, the Olivier and Tony-award nominated Dearbhla Molloy (The Ferryman, Dancing at Lughnasa, Juno and the Paycock) as Grandmaman, Peter Wight (The Birthday Party, Hamlet, The Red Lion) as Telegin and Olivier Award-nominated Ciarán Hinds (Translations, Game of Thrones, Girl from the North Country) as Professor Serebryakov.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2020
The Winter Park Playhouse starts the new calendar year with the Off-Broadway hit - Beehive : The 60's Musical opening January 24 and running through February 22, 2020.
by Rachael Goldberg - Jan 24, 2020
Sir Matthew Bourne's 'Swan Lake' has a reputation as a beloved, fascinating, and powerful ballet. The latest production certainly justifies this reputation.
by TV News Desk - Jan 24, 2020
“Together We Soar” is the theme of the 2020 HeartShare Spring Gala and, on March 19, more than 600 corporate sponsors, partners, Board Members, philanthropic supporters and members of the HeartShare community will gather at New York's iconic Ziegfeld Ballroom to celebrate the achievements of three inspiring honorees who are committed to lifting the vulnerable communities HeartShare serves, helping individuals of all abilities live independent lives:
by Gary Naylor - Jan 24, 2020
This is an Vanya for 2020 that loses nothing in Conor McPherson's sublime update.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2020
off the WALL productions is announcing the regional premiere of The Women Who Rode Away part of the Carnegie Stage Performance Series. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020
The Dartmouth College Department of Theater will present the US premiere of a new hit UK play with tremendous curb appeal and high praise in the British press.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020
The world-renowned Martha Graham Dance Company presents the second season of The EVE Projecta?"a program celebrating female empowerment and the centennial of the 19th Amendment this year. The New York City Center season features acclaimed classics from Graham's repertory alongside works by some of today's top choreographers, including a world premiere by Andrea Miller and recent commissions from Pam Tanowitz and Maxine Doyle and Bobbi Jene Smith. Prima ballerina Diana Vishneva will be a guest star at the gala evening dancing Graham's Deep Song. Music for all of the Graham classics will be played live by The Mannes Orchestra. Performances are Wednesday, April 22 at 7pm (Opening Night Gala), Thursdaya?"Friday, April 23a?"24 at 8pm, Saturday, April 25 at 2pm and 8pm, and Sunday, April 26 at 2pm.
by Stage Tube - Jan 23, 2020
American Repertory Theater presents Gloria: A Life, presented in association with the McCarter Theatre Center and by special arrangement with Daryl Roth. Written by Tony Award nominee Emily Mann (Having Our Say, Still Life) and directed by Tony Award winner Paulus (Jagged Little Pill, The White Card), performances of the Off-Broadway hit begin Friday January 24, 2020 at the Loeb Drama Center in Cambridge, MA. The production opens officially on Thursday, January 30, 2020. Due to one week of added performances, it will now close Saturday, March 1, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020
Goodman Theatre announces Cheyenne Jackson, Broadway veteran, television star and Grammy Award-nominated singer/songwriter, will headline its a?oeShades of Coola?? major gala fundraiser. For one night only, the multitalented entertainer brings his charisma and charm to a set of musical theater favorites and classic standards.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020
AstonRep Theatre Company is pleased to conclude its 2019-20 season with the Chicago premiere of Sarah Treem's courageous drama WHEN WE WERE YOUNG AND UNAFRAID, directed by Co-Artistic Director Sara Pavlak McGuire*, playing April 9 a?" May 10, 2020 at AstonRep's new home, The Edge Theater, 5451 N. Broadway St. in Chicago. Casting will be announced shortly. Tickets go on sale Monday, February 10, 2020 at www.astonrep.com or by calling (773) 828-9129. The press opening is Saturday, April 11 at 7:30 pm.
by Kathleen Anwar - Jan 23, 2020
A young woman with a scandalous family history, a brilliant mind, and intriguing relationships with men- who knew that the subject of such a thrilling story could be a 19th century mathematician! 
by Stephen Mosher - Feb 2, 2020
Lianne Marie Dobbs debuts her brand new one-woman show at The Green Room 42 and the audience reaction indicates it's a hit.
by Lorens Portalatin - Feb 2, 2020
An eternal love of music has guided Broadway Beltress Janet Dacal through a successful and extensive career. From recording alongside Grammy winning artists to winning her own Drama Desk Award for her role of Carla in IN THE HEIGHTS it's clear to see that Dacal brings her own spice and talent to her projects. With a debut album ready to hit the airwaves Ms. Dacal continues to enjoy every unexpected moment. Currently on the road with THE BAND'S VISIT, I got the chance to talk with the actress about her passion for music and portraying powerhouse women.
by Perry Tannenbaum - Feb 1, 2020
Two American warhorses, Samuel Barber's 'Adagio' and Aaron Copland's APPALACHIAN SPRING, topped the marquee, but William Brittelle's 'Si Otsedoha' stole the show at Charlotte Symphony's all-American concert at Belk Theater.
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