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by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2018
Tacoma Little Theatre is excited to welcome the community to join us at our special Gala and Silent Auction celebrating our 100th Season.  This special fundraising event will be filled with fine drinks, fine hors d'oeuvres, and fine entertainment.  It is a momentous year as TLT turns 100-years-old and we can't wait to share it with you. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018
Red Bull Theater today announced the new season of its OBIE Award-winning Revelation Reading Series, the unique opportunity to hear rarely-produced classic plays, and brand new plays in conversation with the classics, performed by the finest actors in New York.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018
Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, presents the World Premiere of Witch, written by Jen Silverman, inspired by The Witch of Edmonton by Rowley, Dekker & Ford. Witch, directed by Marti Lyons, runs September 26 - December 16, 2018 in the Gillian Theatre at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. The Press Opening is Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018
The Broadway community mourns the loss Tony Award® winner Carole Shelley, who passed away on Friday, August 31 at age 79.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018
With the world premiere double-bill of Nick Dear's Hogarth's Progress currently playing at Rose Theatre Kingston as part of its 10th anniversary season, the company today announces its Spring 2019 season. This will be the first season presented in the venue's newly reconfigured auditorium, with developments taking place in January 2019 following a capital fundraising programme.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018
Ex Nihilo Theatre Group in association with Park Theatre are proud to present the World Premiere of Dialektikon by Jacky Ivimy. DIALEKTIKON is a deliciously dark 'down-the-rabbit-hole' tale of a young woman on a journey to find herself, her courage and hope for a world in danger. The production runs from 6th - 29th December. Press night is on Monday 10th December at 7pm.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018
Tony Award winner Rosemary Harris returns to the Broadway stage assuming the role of Mrs. Higgins in its award-winning production of Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady, directed by Bartlett Sher. Get a first look below!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018
Florida Repertory Theatre is pleased to announce the opening of "Becoming Dr. Ruth," a moving and humorous new biographical comedy to kick off its 2018-2019 Season. Playing September 21 to October 21 in the ArtStage Studio Theatre, the run includes four nearly sold out preview performances September 18-20 and stars Broadway and regional theatre veteran, Susan Greenhill, and welcomes back director and longtime Florida Rep ensemble member, Chris Clavelli.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018
A Lysicrates Prize finalist, The Feather in the Web is Nick Coyle's wild and unpredictable take on infatuation and self-discovery. Griffin's former Artistic Associate Ben Winspear returns to direct Tina Bursill, Gareth Davies, Michelle Lim Davidson and Claire Lovering in what can only be described as one of the most inventive plays to land on the SBW stage and a startling coming of age story. Part picaresque, part fable, moving from engagement parties to improv comedy, the play skewers our obsession with couples and careers and asks just how much we're willing to give, and lose, for love?
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018
With Spamilton: An American Parody currently running at the theatre, the Menier Chocolate Factory today announces full casting for their major revival of Hugh Whitemore's Pack of Lies. Hannah Chissick directs Jasper Britton as (Stewart), Sia Dauda (Sally), Alasdair Harvey (Peter Kroger), Chris Larkin (Bob Jackson), Macy Nyman (Julie Jackson), Tracy-Ann Oberman (Helen Kroger), Natalie Walter (Thelma) and Finty Williams (Barbara Jackson). The production opens on 1 October, with previews from 20 September, and runs until 17 November.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018
Germinal Stage will present a 3-show season, in residence, at the John Hand Theater, 7653 E 1st Place on the Colorado Free University Lowry Campus. Performances are Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2:00 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018
Florida Repertory Theatre is pleased to announce the opening of "Becoming Dr. Ruth," a moving and humorous new biographical comedy to kick off its 2018-2019 Season. Playing September 21 to October 21 in the ArtStage Studio Theatre, the run includes four nearly sold out preview performances September 18-20 and stars Broadway and regional theatre veteran, Susan Greenhill, and welcomes back director and longtime Florida Rep ensemble member, Chris Clavelli.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018
Tony Award winner Rosemary Harris will return to the Broadway stage when she assumes the role of Mrs. Higgins in its award-winning production of Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady, directed by Bartlett Sher, beginning today at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). 
by Walter McBride - Sep 11, 2018
The Broadway community mourns the loss of Tony Award winner Carole Shelley, who passed away on Friday, August 31 at age 79. Take a moment to remember the legendary star with a look back at some of her recent appearances.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2018
BroadwayWorld has learned that Carole Shelley, best known for originating the role of Madame Morrible in Wicked, has passed away at age 79.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2018
Joan of Arc is an icon of protest. From the age of twelve, she was convinced she would change the course of history. She did so before her seventeenth birthday. Joan of Arc's story is brought to life by the luminous Sarah Snook, directed by STC Resident Director Imara Savage, in the fast paced and riveting political drama Saint Joan which opens this weekend at the Roslyn Packer Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2018
Kansas City Actors Theatre has completed casting for its production of Noel Coward's "Blithe Spirit," the first show of its fourteenth season, which will run from August 8th to the 26th at the City Stage in Union Station. The production will be directed by Doug Weaver and will star Cinnamon Schultz, Coleman Crenshaw, Vanessa Severo, Jan Rogge, Matt Rapport, Cheryl Weaver, and Margaret Shelby. The production team includes Kelli Harrod (Scenic Designer), Bill Christie (Properties Designer), Sarah M. Oliver (Costume Designer), Kylor Greene (Lighting Designer), Shelbi Arndt (Co-Lighting Designer), Jonathan Robertson (Sound Designer), Matthew Schorr (Co-Sound Designer), Alex Murphy (Stage Manager), and Kyle Dyck (Technical Director).
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2018
Single tickets to Florida Repertory Theatre's 2018-2019 Season will go on sale Tuesday, July 17 online at www.FloridaRep.org and through the box office at 239-332-4488. Tickets are priced at $55 and $45 for regular performances, and $35 and $25 for previews.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018
 Hunter College President Jennifer J. Raab announced today the inaugural production of the Hunter Theater Project, the New York premiere of Anton Chekhov's UNCLE VANYA at the Frederick Loewe Theater at Hunter College (E. 68th Street and Lexington Avenue), directed by Richard Nelson. Translated byRichard Nelson, Richard Pevear, and Larissa Volokhonsky. This production is the first time renowned Russian literature translators Pevear and Volokhonsky will have a work premiere in New York City, following the show's world premiere at The Old Globe in San Diego, California. Previews for UNCLE VANYA begin Friday, September 7. The production runs through Sunday, October 14, with an official press opening on Sunday, September 16. Tickets are on sale now.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018
Following on from the successful tour in 2017, Lee Dean and Daniel Schumann are extending the UK Tour of Tom Kempinski's award-winning play DUET FOR ONE, directed by Robin Lefevre, with Belinda Lang reprising her acclaimed performance as Stephanie Abrahams and joined on this tour by Jonathan Coy as Dr Feldmann. The tour will begin at Oxford Playhouse on Tuesday 28 August 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018
Real life sweethearts, KEIR DULLEA (2001: A Space Odyssey) and MIA DILLON (TONY award nominee, Crimes of the Heart) bring A. R. Gurney's Love Letters to life in this one of a kind performance. As 'Melissa' and 'Andy,' these two stunning artists bring complexity and humanity to Gurney's timeless play about love, friendship, loss, challenges and the art of letter writing. Underscoring their love for New York's theatre scene, Ms. Dillon and Mr. Dullea share this production as a benefit for the award winning Articulate Theatre Company.
by Marakay Rogers - Jun 14, 2018
When an actress, a playwright, and their friends all wind up at the star's country house unexpectedly, there are killer laughs in store.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018
London Classic Theatre today announces the full company for their UK tour of Charlotte Keatley's My Mother Said I Never Should. Artistic Director of LCT, Michael Cabot, directs Felicity Houlbrooke (Rosie Metcalfe), Fiz Marcus (Doris Partington), Kathryn Ritchie (Jackie Metcalfe) and Connie Walker (Margaret Bradley). The production tours to 14 venues, opening at Theatre Royal Windsor on 25 September with performances at Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Hexham, Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds and Gala Theatre, Durham from 11 September.
by Peter Nason - Jun 11, 2018
A great cast, along with Coward's brilliant dialogue, make for a ghostly good time!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2018
Shattered Globe Theatre is pleased to announce its 2018-19 Season, kicking off this fall with Chris Hannan's new stage adaptation of Fyodor Dostoyevsky's masterful novel CRIME AND PUNISHMENT. SGT Ensemble Member Louis Contey* directs an ensemble of eleven actors in a rich interpretation of one of the world's great literary treasures.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2018
Subsequently adapted into an Oscar-nominated film, Sweet Charity is a modern Broadway classic following the trials and tribulations of Charity Hope Valentine (played by Trehearn).
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2018
Due to popular demand, Melbourne Theatre Company's season of An Ideal Husband has been extended until Wednesday 22 August, with three new performances added.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018
Cleveland Play House (CPH) single tickets for the 2018-2019 Season will go on sale to the public beginning July 30th. Additionally, family favorite A Christmas Story will be offered on July 25th for a 'Christmas in July' special at 50% off all tickets (Promo Code JULY). The entire season of spectacular shows will be available for purchase on July 30th, and on that date only be offered at a 25% discounted rate (Promo Code ON SALE).
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018
The Old Globe's 2018 Summer Season continues with today's announcement of the complete cast and creative team for Barefoot in the Park, as director Jessica Stone returns to the Globe to extend its decades-long relationship with giant comic playwright Neil Simon with this fresh and hilarious new look at the comedy.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018
Tacoma Little Theatre is delighted to announce their 100TH SEASON of theatre beginning in September. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018
The Old Globe's 2018 Summer Season continues with today's announcement of the complete cast and creative team for Barefoot in the Park, as director Jessica Stone (Ken Ludwig's Robin Hood!, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike) returns to the Globe to extend its decades-long relationship with giant comic playwright Neil Simon with this fresh and hilarious new look at his "bubbling, rib-tickling comedy" (The New York Times). Barefoot in the Park will play July 28 - September 2, 2018 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Tickets start at $30.00 and are on sale to the general public now. Previews run July 28 - August 1. Opening night is Thursday, August 2 at 8:00 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2018
Kansas City Actors Theatre has completed casting for its production of Noel Coward's "Blithe Spirit," the first show of its fourteenth season, which will run from August 8th to the 26th at the City Stage in Union Station. The production will be directed by Doug Weaver and will star Cinnamon Schultz, Coleman Crenshaw, Vanessa Severo, Jan Rogge, Matt Rapport, Cheryl Weaver, and Margaret Shelby. The production team includes Kelli Harrod (Scenic Designer), Bill Christie (Properties Designer), Sarah M. Oliver (Costume Designer), Kylor Greene (Lighting Designer), Shelbi Arndt (Co-Lighting Designer), Jonathan Robertson (Sound Designer), Matthew Schorr (Co-Sound Designer), Alex Murphy (Stage Manager), and Kyle Dyck (Technical Director).
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018
The Old Globe's Barefoot in the Park opened last Thursday and will extend again by popular demand, now running through Sunday, August 16. Director Jessica Stone (Ken Ludwig's Robin Hood!, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike) returns to the Globe, extending the theatre's decades-long relationship with giant comic playwright Neil Simon with this fresh and hilarious new look at his 'bubbling, rib-tickling comedy' (The New York Times). Barefoot in the Park plays July 28 - September 16, 2018 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Tickets now start at $49.00 and are on sale to the general public now.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018
The production, based on the true story, the film and the award-winning play by Tim Firth, features musical numbers written by Gary Barlow of Take That fame. The cast includes Fern Britton, Sara Crowe and Denise Welsh.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2018
SITI Company, the internationally acclaimed ensemble theater co-founded by American director Anne Bogart, presents Bogart's stunning direction of Euripides' tragedy The Bacchae.  Presented as part of BAM's Next Wave festival, the production will celebrate its New York premiere on Wednesday through Saturday, October 3 through 6, 2018, 7:30 PM and Sunday, October 7 at 3:00 PM for 5 performances at the BAM Harvey Theater.  Tickets are $30, 45, 65 (weekday); $35, 50, 75 (weekend). Single tickets for all Next Wave Festival shows go on sale August 9. To purchase tickets visit BAM.org or contact BAM Ticket Services at 718.636.4100.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2018
Full casting has been announced for Rain Man, the inaugural production of Bill Kenwright's Classic Screen to Stage Theatre Company. Joining the previously announced Gavin and Stacey's Mathew Horne (Raymond) and Downtown Abbey's Ed Speleers (Charlie) is: Mairi Barclay (Pippin), Hannah Barker, Elizabeth Carter (Dreamboats and Petticoats), Adam Lilley (The 39 Steps), Neil Roberts (Mamma Mia!) and Joe Sellman Leava (Monster).
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2018
Florida Repertory Theatre is pleased to announce directors for its 2018-2019 Season and complete casting for five of its upcoming productions. The theatre's 21st season is set to open to previews Sept. 18 with the moving, one-woman comedy, Becoming Dr. Ruth, which kicks off a nine-show season in the theatre's two venues.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2018
Florida Repertory Theatre is pleased to announce the opening of "Becoming Dr. Ruth," a moving and humorous new biographical comedy to kick off its 2018-2019 Season. Playing September 21 to October 21 in the ArtStage Studio Theatre, the run includes four nearly sold out preview performances September 18-20 and stars Broadway and regional theatre veteran, Susan Greenhill, and welcomes back director and longtime Florida Rep ensemble member, Chris Clavelli.
by Walter McBride - Aug 27, 2018
As BroadwayWorld reported last week, acclaimed actor and director Brian Murray, who worked extensively on and off Broadway for more than fifty years, passed away from natural causes at the age of 80.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018
Cleveland Play House (CPH) kicks off its 2018-2019 Season with the spine tingling tale of Susan Hill's The Woman in Black.  Hill's gothic ghost story, adapted for the stage by Stephen Mallatratt, will star Bradley Armacost as Arthur Kipps and Adam Wesley Brown as the Actor in the show that Daily Mail called, "A nerve-shredding experience."  Director Robin Herford will recreate his original staging from the London West End.  The American premiere of the West End Production is produced by PW Productions and Pemberley Productions.  Previews begin on September 15th, with press opening on September 21st at the Allen Theatre in Playhouse Square. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018
In the Huntington Theatre Company's revival of Charles Marowitz's mystery play Sherlock's Last Case, alliances are tested, rivalries are raised from the dead, and long-simmering grudges play out in deadly ways. The beloved Sherlock Holmes, his aide de camp Dr. John Watson, and their put-upon landlady Mrs. Hudson - along with the iconic Baker Street flat - come to the Huntington Avenue Theatre Sep. 28 - Oct. 28, 2018, in a production directed by Maria Aitken.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018
Red Bull Theater today announced that the 2018-'19 season will kick off with the one-night-only all-star benefit performance of Noel Coward's Tonight at 8:30 on Monday October 15th (7:30 PM) at Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Peter Norton Symphony Space (2537 Broadway at 95th Street).
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2018
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Broadway veteran Brian Murray has passed away. He was 80 years old.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018
With Spamilton: An American Parody currently running at the theatre, the Menier Chocolate Factory today announces full casting for their major revival of Hugh Whitemore's Pack of Lies. Hannah Chissick directs Jasper Britton as (Stewart), Sia Dauda (Sally), Alasdair Harvey (Peter Kroger), Chris Larkin (Bob Jackson), Macy Nyman (Julie Jackson), Tracy-Ann Oberman (Helen Kroger), Natalie Walter (Thelma) and Finty Williams (Barbara Jackson). The production opens on 1 October, with previews from 20 September, and runs until 17 November.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018
London Classic Theatre today announces that Carole Dance will now play the role of Doris Partington in the UK tour of Charlotte Keatley's My Mother Said I Never Should. Dance steps into the role as Fiz Marcus has had to withdraw due to unforeseen health issues. The full company is completed by Felicity Houlbrooke (Rosie Metcalfe), Kathryn Ritchie (Jackie Metcalfe) and Connie Walker (Margaret Bradley). Artistic Director of LCT, Michael Cabot, directs the production, which tours to 14 venues, opening at Theatre Royal Windsor on 25 September with performances at Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Hexham, Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds and Gala Theatre, Durham from 11 September.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018
I See Me & Meryl Streep charts the extraordinary life and talents of the most celebrated actress of modern times. Audiences will be presented with a whirlwind tour of Streep's most famous roles, accents, acceptance speeches and songs from the poster-filled bedroom of Meryl's greatest fan, a 17 year old girl with the dream of being a 'somebody'.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2018
Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Andre Bishop) has just announced that Tony Award winner Rosemary Harris will return to the Broadway stage when she assumes the role of Mrs. Higgins in its award-winning production of Lerner & Loewe's MY FAIR LADY, directed by Bartlett Sher, beginning Tuesday, September 11 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). Diana Rigg will play her final performance as Mrs. Higgins on Sunday, September 9.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018
Tacoma Little Theatre is excited to welcome the community to join us at our special Gala and Silent Auction celebrating our 100th Season.  This special fundraising event will be filled with fine drinks, fine hors d'oeuvres, and fine entertainment.  It is a momentous year as TLT turns 100-years-old and we can't wait to share it with you. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2018
Kansas City Actors Theatre has completed casting for its production of Noel Coward's "Blithe Spirit," the first show of its fourteenth season, which will run from August 8th to the 26th at the City Stage in Union Station. The production will be directed by Doug Weaver and will star Cinnamon Schultz, Coleman Crenshaw, Vanessa Severo, Jan Rogge, Matt Rapport, Cheryl Weaver, and Margaret Shelby. The production team includes Kelli Harrod (Scenic Designer), Bill Christie (Properties Designer), Sarah M. Oliver (Costume Designer), Kylor Greene (Lighting Designer), Shelbi Arndt (Co-Lighting Designer), Jonathan Robertson (Sound Designer), Matthew Schorr (Co-Sound Designer), Alex Murphy (Stage Manager), and Kyle Dyck (Technical Director).
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2018
The Old Globe's 2018 Summer Season continues as Barefoot in the Park opens tomorrow night, Thursday, August 2 at 8:00 p.m.! Director Jessica Stone (Ken Ludwig's Robin Hood!, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike) returns to the Globe to extend its decades-long relationship with giant comic playwright Neil Simon with this fresh and hilarious new look at his "bubbling, rib-tickling comedy" (The New York Times).Barefoot in the Park will play July 28 - September 2, 2018 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Tickets start at $30.00 and are on sale to the general public now. Previews run July 28 - August 1.