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Mad Cow Announces Cast Of A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

Mad Cow Theatre is thrilled to announce the cast and creative team of Arthur Miller's stunning drama A View from the Bridge, which will take the Harriett stage March 23, 2018 as the sixth production of Mad Cow Theatre's Season 21.  (more...)

BWW Review: Melanie Griffith Headlines Stage Adaptation of THE GRADUATE at the Laguna Playhouse
by Michael Quintos - Mar 6, 2018

Golden Globe winner Melanie Griffith can now be seen on stage playing pop culture's most famous cougar, Mrs. Robinson---the infamous 'mom of a certain age' who uses her predatory sexuality to seduce a recent college graduate into entering a torrid affair---in a new production of THE GRADUATE, which continues its just-extended engagement at the Laguna Playhouse through March 25, 2018 in Laguna Beach, CA. On paper, the role seems like a perfect fit for the now 60-year-old star who has demonstrated prior success in playing sultry, seductive women. But in this production, the results---like the dysfunctional relationships that criss-cross in this play---aren't as well-matched as you'd hope it would be. (more...)

Frankie J Grande to Join the Cast of CRUEL INTENTIONS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018

Producers Eva Price and Sucker Love Productions have announced that actor, singer and television personality FRANKIE J. GRANDE will step into the role of Blaine Tuttle in CRUEL INTENTIONS - the new musical nightlife experience based on Roger Kumble's 1999 cult-hit film, now playing at downtown hotspot (le) Poisson Rouge (158 Bleecker Street). Grande joins the cast on Sunday, March 18. (more...)

Asolo Rep Presents Branden Jacobs-Jenkins GLORIA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018

Asolo Rep continues its season with Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' gripping and engrossing GLORIA, a Pulitzer Prize-finalist and one of The New York Times' Best Theater Picks of 2015. Directed by FSU/Asolo Conservatory Director and Asolo Rep Associate Artistic Director Greg Leaming, GLORIA previews April 4 and 5, opens April 6 and runs through April 29 in the Cook Theatre, located in the FSU Center for the Performing Arts.  (more...)

Classic Stage Company Announces Cast of SUMMER AND SMOKE - Hannah Elless, Marin Ireland, and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018

Classic Stage Company presents a new production of Tennessee Williams' SUMMER AND SMOKE, directed by Jack Cummings III, Artistic Director of The Transport Group, beginning performances Friday, April 13. The cast of SUMMER AND SMOKE will feature Glenna Brucken (Rosemary), Phillip Clark (Dr. Buchanan), and more. (more...)

BWW Interview: Frankie J. Grande Is Throwing Back to the 90s in CRUEL INTENTIONS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2018

Actor, singer and television personality Frankie J. Grande recently stepped into the role of Blaine Tuttle in CRUEL INTENTIONS - the new musical nightlife experience based on Roger Kumble's 1999 cult-hit film, now playing at downtown hotspot (le) Poisson Rouge (158 Bleecker Street). (more...)

UnsungMusicalsCo. Will Present Reading Of THE BERGEN LETTERS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2018

UMC will present an exploratory reading of select scenes and songs from the new musical The Bergen Letters on Monday, April 2nd at 6pm at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center. The cast will include Traci Bair, Nick Corley (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, You Can't Take It with You), Rachel de Benedet (Catch Me If You Can, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels), Becky Gulsvig (Beautiful, School of Rock, Legally Blonde), Aaron Ramey (The Visit, Bridges of Madison County), Danny Rutigliano (Holiday Inn, Born Yesterday) and Morgan Weed (American Psycho, First Wives Club). The Bergen Letters is an original musical telling the story of a closeted female college professor in the 1950s, who, though married with a child, finds herself falling for a young female grad student. (more...)

League of Professional Theatre Women to Present Oral History with Chita Rivera
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2018

The League of Professional Theatre Women (Kelli Lynn Harrison & Lisa Rothe, Co-Presidents), an organization which has been leading the gender parity conversation and championing women in the professional theatre for over 35 years, will present the final Oral History event of their 2017-18 season with two-time Tony Award winner Chita Rivera. (more...)

Meet the Cast of THE ICEMAN COMETH- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Mar 23, 2018

The Iceman Cometh begins previews tonight at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

The Laughter Goes On And On In NOISES OFF At Walnut Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2018

Walnut Street Theatre continues its landmark 209th season with Michael Frayn's classic backstage comedy, NOISES OFF. Directed by Frank Anzalone, this production begins previews on March 13th, opens on March 21st, and runs through April 29th on the Walnut's Mainstage. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in St. Louis - Week of 3/20/2018
by BWW - Mar 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/20/2018 for St. Louis (more...)

Photo Flash: Melanie Griffith Stars in THE GRADUATE at Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2018

LAGUNA PLAYHOUSE is thrilled to announce that due to overwhelming demand, the fifth show in its 97th season, Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner MELANIE GRIFFITH starring as Mrs. Robinson in THE GRADUATE, adapted by Terry Johnson, based on the novel by Charles Webb and the screenplay by Buck Henry and Calder Willingham, directed by Ovation Award-winner Michael Matthews (Twelve Angry Men, Billy & Ray) is EXTENDING through SUNDAY, MARCH 25 at the Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Drive in Laguna Beach. THE GRADUATE will begin previews on Wednesday, February 21 and will open on Sunday, March 4 at 5:30pm. (more...)

Dean John Wilson to Join Kelli O'Hara and Ken Watanabe in THE KING AND I; Three Week Extension Announced
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 15, 2018

Looks like the West End will be getting to know Kelli O'Hara and Ken Watanabe. According to a report by the Daily Mail, Lincoln Center Theater's production of THE KING AND I 'has its eye on the London Palladium for a limited season next year.' (more...)

New York Philharmonic's Young People's Concerts to Continue with 'INSPIRATIONS AND TRIBUTES'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2018

The 95th season of the New York Philharmonic Young People's Concerts (YPCs) will continue today, January 6, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. with 'Classical Echoes,' the second program in this season's series, Inspirations and Tributes - each program exploring how composers influence and pay tribute to each other. (more...)

Two-time Tony Award-Winner CHITA RIVERA Joins SETH RUDETSKY for Broadway @ The Wallis
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2018

Two-time Tony Award-winner Chita Rivera will perform two concerts at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts (The Wallis) for one night only alongside Sirius XM Radio host and music director Seth Rudetsky (Broadway's Disaster!) on Thursday, March 29 at 7:30pm and 9:30pm. (more...)

Mad Cow Announces Cast And Creative Team For THE TALE OF THE ALLERGIST'S WIFE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2018

Mad Cow Theatre is thrilled to announce the cast and creative team of Charles Busch's mid-life-crisis comedy The Tale of The Allergist's Wife, which will take the Harriett stage Jan. 19, 2018 as the fourth mainstage production of Mad Cow Theatre's Season 21. (more...)

BORN YESTERDAY Comes to the San Francisco Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2018

Garson Kanin's delightful and dangerous comedy Born Yesterday is a timely exploration of politics, profiteering, and the power of persuasion. Harry, a ruthless, thuggish millionaire-with his showgirl fiancee, Billie, in tow-comes to Washington to bribe a senator and enrich his business interests. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief January 23rd, 2018: 90th Annual ACADEMY AWARDS Nominees Are Announced Today, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Jan 23, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: The nominations for the 90th annual Academy Awards are announced today, and more! (more...)

Melanie Griffith Will Lead THE GRADUATE at Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2018

LAGUNA PLAYHOUSE just announced the fifth show in its 97th season, Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner MELANIE GRIFFITH starring as Mrs. Robinson in THE GRADUATE, adapted by Terry Johnson, based on the novel by Charles Webb and the screenplay by Buck Henry and Calder Willingham and directed by Ovation Award-winner Michael Matthews (Twelve Angry Men, Billy & Ray). Executive Director Ellen Richard comments, We are just thrilled to welcome Melanie Griffith to the Laguna Playhouse in one of the most iconic roles of all time Mrs. Robinson. Adds Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham. We have been trying to seduce Melanie to perform on our stage for quite some time. We are overjoyed that she has said yes and know our subscribers and audiences will be utterly mesmerized by her return to the stage under the inspired direction of Michael Matthews! THE GRADUATE will begin previews on Wednesday, February 21; will open on Sunday, March 4 at 5:30pm and perform through Sunday, March 18, 2018 at the Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Drive in Laguna Beach. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 1/20/2018
by BWW - Jan 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/20/2018 for San Francisco (more...)

Discounted Tickets Still Available for STEEL MAGNOLIAS Tuesday Matinee
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2018

A special Tuesday matinee of Robert Harling's Steel Magnolias has been scheduled forJanuary 23 at 2pm. All tickets for this event are priced at $22.50, all seats reserved. (more...)

Asolo Rep presents Inside Asolo Rep: SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE And MORNING AFTER GRACE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2018

Asolo Rep will host Inside Asolo Rep: SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE and MORNING AFTER GRACE on Wednesday, January 31 at 11am, with refreshments at 10:30am. This insightful special behind-the-scenes panel will feature Peter Amster, Director of MORNING AFTER GRACE, Jordan Brown, Will Shakespeare in SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE and Henry McClusky/Robert Flowers/Abortion Doctor/Ensemble in ROE, Catherine Smitko, Abigail in MORNING AFTER GRACE and Nurse in SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE, and Rex Willis, Musician in SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE. The discussion will be moderated by Asolo Rep Dramaturg and Literary Manager Paul Adolphsen. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE HUMANS Opens at Walnut Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2018

Walnut Street Theatre continues its landmark 209th season with Stephen Karam's Tony Award-winning play, THE HUMANS. Directed by Producing Artistic Director Bernard Havard, the play, which was the recipient of over 20 Best Play Awards in 2016, begins previews on January 16th, opens on January 24th, and runs through March 4th on the Walnut's Mainstage. (more...)

Cast Announced for THE WOLVES at Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

Game on! The Chicago premiere of Sarah DeLappe's The Wolves, a 'smart, hilarious, delightful meditation on society, sex and soccer' (The Village Voice), directed by Vanessa Stalling, launches Goodman Theatre's 2018 Owen Theatre season. A 2017 Pulitzer Prize finalist, The Wolves follows a suburban girls soccer team as they navigate life's big questions and wage their own tiny battles-with all the 'bark and bite' (Vulture.com) of a pack of adolescent warriors. Hailed as 'one of the year's best plays' (The New York Times), The Wolves is DeLappe's break-out play that recently concluded an off-Broadway run at Lincoln Center Theater. Stalling directs the Chicago premiere with an all-Chicago company. (more...)

The National Theater of Uptown Announces Inaugural Production
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

THE NATIONAL THEATER OF UPTOWN proudly announces their inaugural production the world premiere of CAME TUMBLING AFTER, a funny and terrifying examination of marriage, revenge, and sexual assault performed in a site-specific production in a historic brownstone in Hamilton Heights (more...)

Casting Announced For CSUSM Production Of Lauren Gunderson's I & YOU
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2018

California State University San Marcos School of the Arts presents Lauren Gunderson's uplifting and provocative I & YOU, directed by Jason Heil. This is part of the 2017-18 Season that includes The Woman in Black, The Bald Soprano, Waiting for My Summer and The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui. (more...)

Winners Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld Rhode Island Awards; Victor/Victoria Wins Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

The votes have been counted... Check out the fill list of winners for the 2017 BWW Regional Awards! (more...)

Stephanie Yankwitt, Margaret Dunn and Hunter Arnold to Launch TBD Casting
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

TBD Productions (Stephanie Yankwitt and Hunter Arnold, Owners) announces the official launch of TBD Casting , led by Casting Director and Co-Producer Stephanie Yankwitt and Casting Director Margaret Dunn. With a combination of over 25 years of experience in the industry, the work of this female-driven casting office spans theatre, TV, film, commercials, and web series. (more...)

Nominations for the 42nd Annual Carbonell Awards Have Been Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

For the first time in the awards history, the nomination are being announced live simultaneously by The Morning Lounge with Jill and Rich on Legends Radio100.3FM along with the Carbonell Awards FacebookLive simulcast from 6am-10am today. (more...)

STEEL MAGNOLIAS Begins at Playhouse on Park Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

The next show is Playhouse on Park's Mainstage Series is Robert Harling's Steel Magnolias, running from January 10-28. Opening night is Friday, January 12 with a complimentary wine and cheese reception at 7pm, followed by the show at 8pm. (more...)

Laguna Playhouse Extends THE GRADUATE Starring Melanie Griffith
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2018

LAGUNA PLAYHOUSE is thrilled to announce that due to overwhelming demand, the fifth show in its 97th season, Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner MELANIE GRIFFITH starring as Mrs. Robinson in THE GRADUATE, adapted by Terry Johnson, based on the novel by Charles Webb and the screenplay by Buck Henry and Calder Willingham, directed by Ovation Award-winner Michael Matthews (Twelve Angry Men, Billy & Ray) is EXTENDING through SUNDAY, MARCH 25 at the Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Drive in Laguna Beach. THE GRADUATE will begin previews on Wednesday, February 21 and will open on Sunday, March 4 at 5:30pm. (more...)

First Step to Stardom Audtions Seeks Students for Three Maltz Jupiter Theatre Productions
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2018

The Maltz Jupiter Theatre is seeking young performers for Disney Beauty and the Beast and West Side Story! (more...)

TWELVE ANGRY MEN, INTO THE WOODS, and More Among Lineup for Ford's Theatre 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2018

Ford's Theatre Director Paul R. Tetreault today announced the Ford's Theatre 2018-2019 season will include the political satire "Born Yesterday," directed by Aaron Posner; the classic American drama "Twelve Angry Men," directed by Sheldon Epps; the musical fairytale "Into the Woods," directed by Peter Flynn; and "A Christmas Carol" with Craig Wallace reprising the role of Ebenezer Scrooge. (more...)

Ashley Kate Adams & Jim Kierstead To Premiere ACE at Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2018

The producing team of Broadway Actress/Indie Producer Ashley Kate Adams (La Cage Au Folles, The Anthem) and Broadway Producer Jim Kierstead (Kinky Boots, Indecent) will premieretheir new movie ACE at the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival on Saturday, February 24th. This short drama about sexual identity, first love and social norms that takes place among college friends, was written and directed by newcomer Jordan Gear and stars Jonathan Lipnicki, the former child actor from Jerry Maguire. (more...)

The 2nd Annual Chita Rivera Awards Will Be Held Sunday May 20
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

The 2nd annual Chita Rivera Awards (www.ChitaRiveraAwards.com) will take place on Sunday, May 20, 2018 at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place off of Washington Square Park), it was announced today by Nikki Feirt Atkins, Founder and Producing Artistic Director of American Dance Machine for the 21st Century (www.ADM21.org) and Joe Lanteri, Founder and Executive Director of the New York City Dance Alliance Foundation (www.NYCDAFoundation.net). ADM21 has joined forces with the NYC Dance Alliance Foundation to present this year's Awards. Atkins, Lanteri along with Patricia Watt are the Executive Producers of the Chita Rivera Awards. (more...)

BORN YESTERDAY Closes The Rep's 52nd Season With Classic, Screwball Comedy
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

With its lively patter, sharp satire and empowered female lead, Born Yesterday is a classic comedy that continues to surprise and entertain. Since its Broadway debut in 1946, Garson Kanin's sendup of political gamesmanship has seen multiple prominent film and stage adaptations, including a 1995 production at The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 2/20/2018
by BWW - Feb 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/20/2018 for San Francisco (more...)

Mad Cow Theatre Announces Cast of SILENT SKY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018

Mad Cow Theatre is delighted to announce the cast and creative team of Lauren Gunderson's Silent Sky, the true story of 19th century astronomer Henrietta Leavitt, which plays out against a landscape of fierce sisterly love, early feminism, universe-revealing science, and a time when humans were called "computers."  (more...)

Frankie J. Grande to Host Red Carpet Live Stream at MUAHS Awards, February 24
by TV News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

For the first time, the annual Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) Awards Red Carpet will be live-streamed from LA Live's Novo Theater on Saturday, February 24th beginning at 5:00 pm PT/8:00 pm ET. Hosted by TV personality, actor and singer FRANKIE J. GRANDE, the MUAHS Awards “Live From the Red Carpet” Live Stream is co-produced byIngleDodd Media, Honeysweet Creative, and American Cinematheque. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Theatre Group at SBCC presents the Comedy Thriller COMMUNICATING DOORS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

The Theatre Group at SBCC will present will be the comedy thriller COMMUNICATING DOORS by Alan Ayckbourn, directed by Katie Laris, February 28-March 17, 2018  in the Garvin Theatre. This intricate, time traveling, comic thriller by the British master of farcical comedy delighted London and New York audiences. (more...)

DISRUPTION Mines Dark Comedy Out of Collective #Metoo Moment in World Premiere at Z Below
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

The brand new play-written by AJ Baker and produced and presented by 3Girls Theatre Company-is a fast-paced whodunit intent on turning a few tables as it tells a tale of sexual harassment, a metabolic miracle drug about to go public, social media, and corporate espionage, all at a time when our national conversation is focused on sexual politics and power in the workplace (more...)

BWW Review: THE MUSICAL COMEDY MURDERS OF 1940 at The Grand Theatre
by Blair Howell - Feb 13, 2018

THE MUSICAL COMEDY MURDERS satirizes a few archetypes from stage and screen (especially the sweet ingenue and perpetually thirsty lyricist), reveals secret passageways and mistaken identities -- and multiple plot twists and multiple murders. (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering Jan Maxwell
by Walter McBride - Feb 12, 2018

As BroadwayWorld sadly reported yesterday, Broadway star Jan Maxwell passed away at 61 years of age after a battle with cancer. The star is survived by her husband, actor/playwright Robert Emmet Lunney, and their son William Maxwell-Lunney. (more...)

Chita Rivera Talks Overuse of Technology and Discusses Upcoming Shows With Angela Lansbury and Tommy Tune
by Stephanie Wild - Dec 29, 2017

Broadway legend Chita Rivera is currently on tour with Tommy Tune, but she took time to chat with SouthFlorida.com about her upcoming performances in the area, including 'Night of Stars' with Angela Lansbury, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and others. In the interview, Rivera discussed her connection with Tommy Tune, her adoration of Angela Lansbury, and her negative feelings toward technology. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Rhode Island Awards; Just One Week Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Walnut Street Theatre Continues its 209th Anniversary Season With THE HUMANS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2017

Walnut Street Theatre continues its landmark 209th season with Stephen Karam's Tony Award-winning play, THE HUMANS. Directed by Producing Artistic Director Bernard Havard, the play, which was the recipient of over 20 Best Play Awards in 2016, begins previews on January 16th, opens on January 24th, and runs through March 4th on the Walnut's Mainstage. (more...)

Casting Announced for Asolo Rep's MORNING AFTER GRACE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2017

Asolo Rep continues its repertory season withMORNING AFTER GRACE, a poignant comedy about new love for the older set. Penned by playwright Carey Crim, a fresh voice for the American stage, and directed by Asolo Rep Associate Artist Peter Amster (Asolo Rep: Born Yesterday, Living on Love, The Matchmaker, and more), MORNING AFTER GRACE previews January 17 and 18, opens January 19 and runs in rotating repertory through March 4 in the Mertz Theatre, located in the FSU Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

2017 Was A Record-Breaking Year For Melbourne Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2017

MTC will end the year with a box office record, the largest subscriber base of any theatre company in the country and an abundance of artistic triumphs at home and abroad. (more...)

Cast and Creative Announced for Lyric Stage's ROAD SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2017

On his continuing journey through the works of Stephen Sondheim, director Spiro Veloudos brings us Sondheim's latest work,Road Show, the true boom-and-bust story of two of the most colorful and outrageous fortune-seekers in American history. From the Alaskan Gold Rush to the Florida real estate boom in the 1930s, entrepreneur Addison Mizner and his fast-talking brother Wilson were proof positive that the road to the American Dream is often a seductive, treacherous tightrope walk. (more...)

The Legendary Chita Rivera to Play 92Y This June!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2018

The one and only, incomparable Broadway legend, Chita Rivera, will perform her acclaimed solo concert event on Monday, June 25 at 2 pm and 7:30 pm. Tickets from $40 are available here. The two-time Tony Award winner will recreate signature moments from her legendary career including numbers from West Side Story; Sweet Charity; Chicago; Kiss of the Spider Woman; Bye, Bye, Birdie, The Rink and The Visit. Accompanied by her long-time trio, Rivera will perform songs by Bernstein, Sondheim, Kander & Ebb and others. (more...)

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