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by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018
The Acting Company (Ian Belknap, Artistic Director; Elisa Spencer-Kaplan, Executive Director) will honor director and artistic leader Bill Rauch and the married civic leaders Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel and Ambassador Carl Spielvogel- individuals whose exemplary work aligns with the artistic and educational ideals of the storied repertory company that produces nationally recognized theater productions and arts education programs-at the Company's 2018 Fall Gala, on November 12. Held at the historic Metropolitan Club (One East 60th Street), the event will bring together awards, live entertainment, silent and live auctions, dinner, and cocktails in celebration of theater and its contribution to American society.
by TV News Desk - Sep 4, 2018
Elisabeth Moss in Alex Ross Perry's 'Her Smell' premieres this Sunday at TIFF and on September 29 at NYFF.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018
59E59 Theaters welcomes the world premiere of GOODBODY, written by J.C. Ernst and directed by Melissa Firlit.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2018
Last night, 'Livin' On A Prairie,' a six episode series created by and starring Broadway's Pamela Bob (Hand to God, A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder), screened to a sold-out house at Spring Studios as an official selection of the 2nd Tribeca TV Festival's Fall Pilot Season.The world premieres of five indie comedy pilots showcasing new voices in episodic storytelling ranged from conventions of adulthood, sex and…William Shakespeare. Scroll down to see photos of the cast and creative team of 'Livin' on a Prairie' having a blast at The Festival.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018
Voyage Theater Company/PARTS UNKNOWN Play Reading Series will present a staged reading of acclaimed Turkish playwright Sedef Ecer's e-smuggler.com, in a new English-language translation by Amelia Parenteau, directed by Lisa Rothe, at the 53rd Street New York Public Library (18 W 53 Street, across the street from MOMA), Thur October 18 at 7pm. Admission is FREE and open to the public, but reservations are highly encouraged. Please RSVP here. The performance will run approximately 70 minutes, with no intermission.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018
Netflix has released the character images for CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA. Along with the photos, character names and descriptions can be found below!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018
As part of its 2018 Fall Puppet Performance Series, the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut is pleased to present The Fairy Circus by Massachusetts' famed Tanglewood Marionettes on Sept. 29, 2018 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the Ballard Institute Theater, located at 1 Royce Circle in Downtown Storrs.
by Julie Musbach - Oct 5, 2018
The new musical King Kong begins performances tonight, Friday, October 5. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2018
The Mandel JCC of the Palm Beaches today announced the kick off to its 24h annual Book Festival at The Lake Pavilion (101 S. Flagler Dr., West Palm Beach). Sheila Engelstein and Zelda Mason are serving as co-chairs of the event
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2018
Theatre Royal Stratford East is delighted to announce the full cast for this year's panto, Sleeping Beauty. The cast includes Krystal Dockery as Fairy Stardust, Joshua Elliott as King Percy, Alice Frankham as Crow/Fairy Borealis/Mirror Antoinette, Josephine Melville as Mauditious Le Vicious, Ericka Posadas as Scarlett, Shaun Prendergast as Queen Pearl and Anthony Rickman as Forrest/Fairy Nightfall.
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 3, 2018
Premiere Stages at Kean University will present Martin Casella's 'Black Tom Island' from October 11 to October 21 at the 1882 Carriage House, Liberty Hall Museum. Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of interviewing Casella about his career and the upcoming show.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018
Pacific Opera Project (POP) announces its 2019 season productions, curated by Artistic Director Josh Shaw.
by Chris Arneson - Oct 25, 2018
If you're looking for a musical about cannibalism, it's no surprise you'll find it at The Bug Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018
Arena Stage will present the American Artist Award to Tony Award-winning playwright, performer, activist and author Eve Ensler, one of Arena's Power Play commissioned artists. The award will be presented Wednesday, November 14, 2018 as part of the opening night celebration for the gold standard musical Anything Goes, directed by Molly Smith. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2018
Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not?for?profit foundation affiliated with Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, has announced the honorees of this year's Zelda Fichandler Award, Joe A. Callaway Awards, and Breakout Award. The awards will be presented at an invitation? only event on Sunday, November 11, 2018 in Manhattan.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2018
Victory Gardens Theater continues its 44th season with the World Premiere of Rightlynd, written by Ike Holter and directed by Lisa Portes with original music by Charlie Coffeen. Rightlynd runs November 9 - December 23, 2018, with press performances on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 7:30pm and Sunday, November 18, 2018 at 3:00pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the full company for Pulitzer Prize winner Paula Vogel's thought-provoking play Indecent. Inspired by the 1923 Broadway debut of Sholem Asch's Yiddish drama The God of Vengeance, and the controversy that surrounded its themes of censorship, immigration and anti-Semitism, Vogel explores the behind-the-scenes story of the courageous artists who risked their careers and lives to perform this piece of theater under the most challenging circumstances. Infused with music that combines standards from Yiddish theater with folk traditions of the early to mid-20th century, Indecent, a co-production with Baltimore Center Stage and Kansas City Repertory, is directed by Eric Rosen, with choreography by Erika Chong Shuch and music direction and original music by Alexander Sovronsky. The production runs November 23 - December 30, 2018 in the Kreeger Theater.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018
Royal Family Productions (Chris Henry, Artistic Director), a Times Square based non-profit theatre company known for its innovative productions and development of new original work, is proud to announce Women on Fire: Scorching the Dividing Lines. After a successful workshop in spring, Royal Family is pumped to bring back the second installment of the Women on Fire series for 2 NIGHTS ONLY.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018
As part of its 2018 Fall Puppet Performance Series, the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut is pleased to present Sir George and the Dragon by Pumpernickel Puppets of Worcester, Massachusetts on Oct. 27, 2018 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the Ballard Institute Theater, located at 1 Royce Circle in Downtown Storrs.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2018
Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre is proud to partner with Miami Arts Studio 6-12 @ Zelda Glazer, one of Miami-Dade County Public Schools' most exciting magnet programs, on a new internship program that will enhance the professional skills of eleventh and twelfth grade students with first-hand work experience in a professional regional theatre environment. This program is made possible thanks to a $15,000 grant provided by AT&T Aspire.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018
The Acting Company (Ian Belknap, Artistic Director; Elisa Spencer-Kaplan, Executive Director) will honor director and artistic leader Bill Rauch and the married civic leaders Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel and Ambassador Carl Spielvogel- individuals whose exemplary work aligns with the artistic and educational ideals of the storied repertory company that produces nationally recognized theater productions and arts education programs-at the Company's 2018 Fall Gala, on November 12.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2018
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the full company for Pulitzer Prize winner Paula Vogel's thought-provoking play Indecent. Inspired by the 1923 Broadway debut of Sholem Asch's Yiddish drama The God of Vengeance, and the controversy that surrounded its themes of censorship, immigration and anti-Semitism, Vogel explores the behind-the-scenes story of the courageous artists who risked their careers and lives to perform this piece of theater under the most challenging circumstances. Infused with music that combines standards from Yiddish theater with folk traditions of the early to mid-20th century, Indecent, a co-production with Baltimore Center Stage and Kansas City Repertory, is directed by Eric Rosen, with choreography by Erika Chong Shuch and music direction and original music by Alexander Sovronsky. The production runs November 23 - December 30, 2018 in the Kreeger Theater.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018
The Acting Company (Ian Belknap, Artistic Director; Elisa Spencer-Kaplan, Executive Director) honored director and artistic leader Bill Rauch and the married civic leaders Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel and Ambassador Carl Spielvogel- individuals whose exemplary work aligns with the artistic and educational ideals of the storied repertory company that produces nationally recognized theater productions and arts education programs-at the Company's 2018 Fall Gala, on November 12. Held at the historic Metropolitan Club (One East 60th Street), the event raised nearly $400,000 and brought together awards, live entertainment, silent and live auctions, dinner, and cocktails in celebration of theater and its contribution to American society. Tony Award-winner and The Acting Company alumna Harriet Harris hosted, with performances by Joanna A. Jones (Hamilton) and Tatiana Wechsler, featuring Russ Kaplan's Broadway Jazz. 
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018
Where were you in 1987? PERFECT CRIME, the Off-Broadway 'whodunit' was just opening and so will celebrate 31 years and 13,000 performances on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - continuing on as the longest running play on or Off-Broadway in the city's history. The smart, funny and fast-paced thriller at the Anne L. Bernstein Theater in The Theater Center in Times Square (1627 Broadway) first opened in 1987 - and its leading lady Catherine Russell has performed in all 13,000 performances - earning her a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records! 
by Walter McBride - Nov 12, 2018
Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not for profit foundation affiliated with Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, presented this year's Zelda Fichandler Award, Joe A. Callaway Awards, and Breakout Award on Sunday, November 11, 2018 in Manhattan. BroadwayWorld attended the evening and you can check out the photos from the cocktail party below!
by Walter McBride - Nov 12, 2018
Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not for profit foundation affiliated with Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, presented this year's Zelda Fichandler Award, Joe A. Callaway Awards, and Breakout Award on Sunday, November 11, 2018 in Manhattan. BroadwayWorld attended the evening and you can check out the photos from the ceremony below!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2018
After developmental productions that drew high praise from prominent theatre critics, and left audiences alternately speechless and effusive, engaged and enraged, the Huntington Theatre Company presents the world premiere of Eleanor Burgess's explosive new play, The Niceties, running August 31 to October 6 at the South End/Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts. The Huntington is pleased to produce the play in association with two other leading theatre companies. The production will move Off Broadway to Manhattan Theatre Club immediately following the Boston run, and then continue on to Princeton, NJ for performances at McCarter Theatre Center.  
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019
Pacific Opera Project (POP) opens its 2019 season with Mozart's The Magic Flute as never seen it before - set in classic video games from the early 1980s - in a return to the El Portal Theatre. Performances take place on March 2, 3, 8, 9, and 10, 2019, including two Sunday matinees. The 'super' production transports Papageno, Tamino, and the gang to the land of video games resembling Mario Bros. and Zelda with a new English libretto by Artistic Director Josh Shaw and E. Scott Levin. Edward Benyas conducts.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2019
Kait, a staged reading of the play by Rebecca Petchenik, will premiere on Sunday, February 3rd at Hipbone Studio, located at 1847 E. Burnside St. #104. The play is a sci-fi legal drama that explores themes of women's empowerment, artificial intelligence, queerness, and trans rights. The reading is an entry in the Fertile Ground 2019 Festival lineup, and is co-produced by PDX Playwrights and Zelda Strong.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2019
Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF) will present the Zelda Fichandler Award to Loretta Greco, Artistic Director of the Magic Theatre, at a special ceremony hosted by Larry Goldfarb at Villa Taverna in San Francisco on January 31. The award was originally presented at an event in New York City on November 11, 2018 and accepted by Taylor Mac on Greco's behalf.
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jan 26, 2019
One of the silver screen's most popular musicals, Singin' in the Rain comes to the stage of Woodbury's Arts Center of Cannon County with all the trappings of a box office smash: memorable score, talented actors and enough technical razzle-dazzle to delight even the most discerning of theater-goers. Opening February 8 (and continuing through February 23) at ACCC, the stage musical stars Austin Jeffrey Smith, Lindsey Mapes Duggin and Daxton Patrick in the film roles immortalized by Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds and Donald O'Connor in the award-winning 1952 film version.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2019
Book-It Repertory Theatre [Book-It] announces that Founder and Founding Co-Artistic Director Jane Jones and Founding Co-Artistic Director Myra Platt will step down from their roles at the end of Book-It's 30th season, in the summer of 2020. Over the next year, Book-It plans to hire a new artistic director through a local and national search.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2019
The Circuit Playhouse, in partnership with Amy Hertz, Robert Shankman, and super sponsor Dr. Thomas Ratliff, welcome the jungle to Memphis' professional theatre stage.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019
 Theatre NOVA, Ann Arbor's professional theatre with an exclusive focus on new plays and playwrights, presents the Michigan premiere of "The How and the Why" by Sarah Treem.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2018
Victory Gardens Theater announces the extension of the critically-acclaimed hit Rightlynd, written by Ike Holter and directed by Lisa Portes with original music by Charlie Coffeen. With six additional performances, the production now runs through December 30, 2018, at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2018
Enjoy the Cincinnati Pops' beloved New Year's Eve concert at 8 PM on December 31 inside historic Music Hall as Susie Benchasil Seiter guest conducts the Orchestra.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2018
Give A Note Foundation (GAN) is pleased to announce five winners of the Fall 2018 Music Education Innovator Award - honoring the most creative and effective school music programs. Give A Note provides support to nurture, grow and strengthen music education opportunities to students, schools and communities throughout the country. 
by TV News Desk - Dec 13, 2018
Miranda Otto, Zoë Chao, and Zach Woods have joined the cast of Downhill, according to Deadline. They join previously announced stars Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Will Ferrell.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2018
Where were you in 1987? PERFECT CRIME, the Off-Broadway 'whodunit' was just opening and so will celebrate 31 years and 13,000 performances tonight - continuing on as the longest running play on or Off-Broadway in the city's history. The smart, funny and fast-paced thriller at the Anne L. Bernstein Theater in The Theater Center in Times Square (1627 Broadway) first opened in 1987 - and its leading lady Catherine Russell has performed in all 13,000 performances - earning her a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records! 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2018
Maine State Music Theatre closes its 60th Anniversary season with the smash hit, Singin' in the Rain. This classic hit runs from August 8-25.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018
After a successful run at the National Black Theatre in Harlem, Kill Move Paradise makes its Philadelphia premiere at The Wilma Theater. Written by award-winning local playwright and HotHouse Affiliated Artist James Ijames, Kill Move Paradise follows Isa, Grif, Daz, and Tiny as they find themselves in an afterlife.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2018
After developmental productions that drew high praise from prominent theatre critics, and left audiences alternately speechless and effusive, engaged and enraged, the Huntington Theatre Company presents the world premiere of Eleanor Burgess's explosive new play, The Niceties, running August 31 to October 6 at the South End/Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts. The Huntington is pleased to produce the play in association with two other leading theatre companies. The production will move Off Broadway to Manhattan Theatre Club immediately following the Boston run, and then continue on to Princeton, NJ for performances at McCarter Theatre Center.  
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018
The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will host its Fall Puppet Performance Series on four Saturdays from Sept. to Dec. 2018, featuring outstanding works of puppet theater by professional puppeteers from across New England and beyond. Each show will be performed twice, at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. All performances will take place at the Ballard Institute Theater located at 1 Royce Circle in Downtown Storrs.
by TV News Desk - Aug 22, 2018
Calling all TV fans, the Tribeca TV Festival is back on the big screen bringing audiences together to discover new series and be the first to see favorite new season premieres. The 2nd Tribeca TV Festival will celebrate unforgettable storytellers who have shaped what 'peak TV' is today and introduce new voices in episodic storytelling. Over four days at Spring Studios in New York City, each event will feature a conversation with the stars and creators of favorite and soon-to-be-favorite shows. The 2018 Tribeca TV Festival will take place September 20-23. Tickets go on sale today, August 22, at 11am ET at tribecafilm.com/TVFestival.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2018
Boston Court Pasadena presents another daring season of music events to Southern California - 14 Uncommon Performances -- this fall starting September 7 with a program of all new work in Poets, Prophets and Philosophers - with The Lyris Quartet and soprano Hila Plitmann.
by TV News Desk - Aug 13, 2018
Today Netflix released the first two official photos from Chilling Adventures of Sabrina starring Kiernan Shipka.  [From L to R: Kiernan Shipka as “Sabrina Spellman”; A scene from the dark Baptism of Sabrina with Richard Coyle as 'Father Blackwood,' Kiernan Shipka as 'Sabrina Spellman,' Lucy Davis as Hilda Spellman, Mirando Otto as 'Zelda Spellman' and Abigail Cowan, Adeline Rudolph and Tati Gabrielle as 'The Weird Sisters' ]
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Aug 10, 2018
As its main stage finale in this Diamond Jubilee season, Maine State Music Theatre chose to present the stage version of one of the most beloved musicals of all time, Singin' in the Rain. With its book by Betty Comden/Adolph Green, and songs by Nacio Herb Brown/Arthur Freed), based on the famed MGM musical, this iconic classic receives a production that recreates the glitter of Hollywood's Golden Age on a dazzlingly grand scale. MSMT's staging, directed/choreographed by Marc Robin, sparkles with the effervescence of fine champagne, bubbles with energy and originality, exudes sunshine and joy, and offers its audiences an exhilarating, entirely magical entertainment experience.
by TV News Desk - Aug 10, 2018
Elisabeth Moss stars as Becky Something, a maniacally destructive punk rock star and leader of the seminal all-female rock band Something She, who pushes her relationships with bandmates, family and followers to the limit as she wages a years long war against sobriety, while attempting to re-engage the creativity that had once led her band to massive crossover success. When a new, younger female band called The Akergirls, led by Delevingne's Cassie, bursts onto the scene, Becky becomes their mentor. With added responsibility and watching her former friend Zelda E. Zekial (Amber Heard) rise to celebrity megastardom while her career falters, Becky falls deeper into her downward spiral, losing all ties with those she cares about most, including her young daughter and estranged husband Danny (Dan Stevens). It is only when Becky hits rock bottom that she begins to find her path to true redemption.