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Reps from BroadwayWorld, Google, Ticketmaster, Facebook and More Set for CTI Marketing Seminar This Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Tom Viertel, Executive Director of Commercial Theater Institute (CTI), the theater industry's leading training & professional development program for those interested in producing, announces the final line up for its upcoming Marketing Seminar today and tomorrow, March 9th and 10th at the Anne L. Bernstein Theater (210 West 50th Street). (more...)

Artemisia Announces the World Premiere of VISITING
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Artemisia, a Chicago theatre, is proud to announce the world premiere of Visiting, by Ed Proudfoot and directed by Carrie Lee Patterson, April 14 - May 7, at The Edge Theater, 5451 N. Broadway. The opening night is Friday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m. The performance schedule is Thursdays and Fridays at 7:30 p.m., Saturdays at 2 and 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 6 p.m. Tickets for all performances are $25 and are available at or by calling 312.725.3780. Group and VIP Passes* are also available. (more...)

Photo Flash: The League Of Professional Theatre Women Interviews Broadway Bound Laura Linney
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

The League of Professional Theatre Women, is pleased that three-time Academy Award and three-time Tony Award nominee, Laura Linney sat down with James Naughton to discuss her extensive body of work in theatre, film and TV. The event took place on Monday, March 6 at 6:00 PM in the Bruno Walter Auditorium of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts on 65th Street & Amsterdam Avenue.  (more...)

Good Theater presents THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Good Theater, the professional theater in residence at the St. Lawrence Arts Center, is pleased to present Horton Foote's multi-award-winning The Trip to Bountiful starring Broadway veteran Louisa Flaningam.  Bountiful opens March 29 and plays through April 30.   (more...)

BWW Review: THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR at TRT is Inventive and Fascinating
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 6, 2017

Two River Theater continues their successful season with 'The Merry Wives of Windsor' written by William Shakespeare. Cleverly adapted and directed by Eric Tucker, the production will be on the Red Bank stage through March 26th. (more...)

BWW Review: The Ohio State Department of Theatre Explores FORBIDDEN ZONES in New Devised Play
by Amanda Etchison - Mar 31, 2017

A new production presented by the Ohio State University Department of Theatre shows how history often extends past the printed pages of a textbook. 'Forbidden Zones: The Great War' is an original project that stitches together stories inspired by a variety of primary sources to create a 90-minute play that explores the indelible impact and lasting legacy of World War I. (more...)

Meaghan Burke to Celebrate CREATURE COMFORTS Album Release at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Creature Comforts, the second album from maverick cello songstress Meaghan Burke, is a polystylistic, tragicomic musical funhouse, where deranged Tom Waits-ish waltzes devolve into Mozartian string quartet passages, where contrabass clarinet drones explode into honkytonk guitars (with just a hint of sousaphone). (more...)

Reps from BroadwayWorld, Google, Ticketmaster, Facebook and More Set for CTI Marketing Seminar
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Tom Viertel, Executive Director of Commercial Theater Institute (CTI), the theater industry's leading training & professional development program for those interested in producing, announces the final line up for its upcoming Marketing Seminar on March 9th and 10th at the Anne L. Bernstein Theater (210 West 50th Street). (more...)

Gurney's LATER LIFE to Play Center for Performing Arts Bonita Springs
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

The Center for the Performing Arts in Bonita Springs will present A. R. Gurney's dark comedy Later Life, April 6-9 at the Moe Auditorium and Film Center, directed by Catalina Monterrosa. (more...)

Syracuse Stage presents Pulitzer-Prize Winning Drama HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Come along for the ride as Syracuse Stage presents Paula Vogel's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama How I Learned to Drive.This deeply compassionate play looking into how one woman's courage to face a troubled time in her past leads her to take control of her own life opens April 7 in the Archbold Theatre at the Syracuse Stage/SU Drama Complex, 820 E. Genesee St. There will be two preview performances on Wednesday, April 5, and Thursday, April 6. (more...)

BWW Blog: Alyssa Sileo - The Art of the One-Act: GCIT 2019's SHORT AND SWEET
by Guest Blogger: Alyssa Sileo - Mar 27, 2017

There's a solid reason why the Sophomore One-Acts Festival at my school is called Short and Sweet. These little bites of theatre are a delight to watch, study, and perform. (more...)

Dan Lauria and Wendie Malick to Stir Up Romance in NJ Rep's LOVE LETTERS Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Dan Lauria (Broadway's 'Lombardi' and star of TV's 'Wonder Years' and 'Pitch') and Wendie Malick (Golden Globe and Emmy nominee, star of 'Hot in Cleveland' and 'Don't Shoot Me') star in a special benefit performance of 'Love Letters' by A.R. Gurney. (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, March 23 - Remembering Elizabeth Taylor
by Stage Tube - Mar 23, 2017

Today we remember Dame Elizabeth Taylor who passed away on this day in 2011 at the age of 79. (more...)

Nikon Inc. Proclaims Its Love For New York City Through New Love Letters Campaign
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017


Nikon Inc. Proclaims Its Love For New York City Through New Love Letters Campaign
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017


Love Is in the Air! Meet the Cast of SIGNIFICANT OTHER, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Mar 2, 2017

Significant Other, the new American play by playwright Joshua Harmon (Bad Jews) and directed by Trip Cullman (Yen, Six Degrees of Separation), officially opens tonight, March 2, at The Booth Theatre (222 West 45th St.). Scroll down to watch interviews with the cast and learn more about the company! (more...)

Fuel Theatre Announce Work Addressing Migration and Integration
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Responding to a world where the movement of people is never far from the front pages, theatre producers Fuel are developing and presenting several projects with artists that address the most pressing issue of our time. Some are at early stages of development, some have new tour dates to announce, and some entirely new works will premiere. Among the new works will be The Hartlepool Monkey, produced in association with Stratford Circus Arts Centre and created by Gyre & Gimble, who met while working as puppeteers on the original production of War Horse. (more...)

Downstairs Cabaret Announces Return Engagement of A TWIST OF LEMMON
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2017

Downstairs Cabaret Theatre is pleased to announce a Limited 2-Week-Only Return Engagement of: A TWIST OF LEMMON, April 6 - April 15, 2017. A Twist of Lemmon chronicles the lifelong journey of Chris Lemmon and his world-famous father, actor Jack Lemmon (more...)

BWW Review: APRIL, MAY & JUNE Examines if Sisters Can Unite After a Family Secret is Revealed
by Shari Barrett - Mar 18, 2017

Theatre 40 is a well-known for presenting superb and very professional World Premiere productions in the Reuben Cordova Theatre on the campus of Beverly Hills High School. Their winning streak continues with APRIL, MAY & JUNE written by Gary Goldstein and directed by Terri Hanauer which continues through April 16, 2017. In it, we meet April, May and June, fortyish sisters all born a year apart. They're Jewish by birth but temperamentally so different, which becomes all the more apparent as they gather in their family home to pack up what is left of their mother's belongings to give to Good Will and discover a hidden family secret among her belongings. (more...)

Michelle Crutchfield Shares 'Love Letters to My God'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

'Love Letters to My God': an expression of love and devotion to God. 'Love Letters to My God' is the creation of published author Michelle Crutchfield, a mother and grandmother whose hobbies include art, music and writing. She lives with her husband of thirty years in Inola, Oklahoma. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For Nicholas De Jongh's New Play PRICKED OUT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

???????Full cast is announced today for the upcoming premiere of Nicholas De Jongh's new play Pricked Out. Matthew Gould directs Sebastian Carrington-Howell (Seb), Chris Clynes (Will), Sean Delaney (Barnfield), Daniel Donskoy (Harry), Felicity Jolly (Viola), Peter Land (Mal), Paul Lavers (Sir Vane) and Rebecca Tanwen (Olive) in the production without decor which runs at the Kings Head Theatre from 25-29 March. (more...)

MAMMA MIA!, BEAUTIFUL, and More Part of Sheffield Theatres' Exciting New Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Sheffield Theatres has announced an array of exciting smash-hit productions for the forthcoming season, including West End hit musical Beautiful The Carole King Musical, the reunion of Hollywood stars Ali MacGraw and Ryan O'Neal in acclaimed Broadway play Love Letters, EastEnders Rita Simon in Legally Blonde plus news that global phenomenon MAMMA MIA! is visiting the city on its first ever UK tour. (more...)

Emmy Nominated Soap Veteran Robert Newman Returns to PERFECT CRIME
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Robert Newman, best known for his 28 year run as Joshua Lewis on the longest running program in broadcasting history, Guiding Light, will be returning to the cast of the longest running play in NYC History, Off-Broadway's PERFECT CRIME. Mr. Newman will return to the role of Inspector Asher -March 13 through April 9 - a role he took on in another limited engagement in July of 2014. (more...)

SOUTH AFRICA: THEN & NOW—Two Monumental Plays by Two South African Icons in Rep at Mosaic
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Mosaic Theater Company of DC presents South Africa: Then & Now, a dynamic spring repertory that takes audience members back to the depths of Apartheid, before moving forward to the ongoing search for truth and reconciliation in a wounded country. The repertory launches with Athol Fugard's seminal masterpiece, BLOOD KNOT (March 29-April 30, 2017)-an intimate parable about a brotherhood devastated by the constraints of Apartheid-under the direction of Studio Theatre Founding Artistic Director Joy Zinoman, making her Mosaic Theater Company debut. (more...)

Cast Complete, Rehearsals Underway for Broadway's SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Rehearsals began this week for the revival of John Guare's critically acclaimed play Six Degrees of Separation starring seven-time Emmy Award winner Allison Janney ('Mom,' The Girl on the Train) as Ouisa, Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey (The Normal Heart, 'Manhattan') as Flan and Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton, '24: Legacy') as Paul. Directed by Trip Cullman (Significant Other, Yen), Six Degrees of Separation will begin previews Wednesday, April 5 prior to the official opening on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at the Barrymore Theatre. The production will play a 15-week run through Sunday, July 16. (more...)

BWW Review: THE LOVE OF DON PERLIMPLIN AND BELISA IN THE GARDEN at Hasimta Theatre - A Fresh Take on Lorca
by Yuval Gerstner - Mar 1, 2017

This classic play by Federico Garcia Lorca is probably one of his less famous works, but this fresh new version by Scapino Theatre Company surely shows us that it's definitely an unheralded masterpiece. It is the story of an elderly bachelor, Don Perlimplin (played by Dror Teplitzky), who is persuaded by his servant that he should marry the youthful and beautiful Belisa (played by Orit Peres). Despite their marriage, Belisa cannot control her craving and lust for younger men. Even on their wedding night Don Perlimplin is cuckolded by five different men in his own bedchamber, which surprisingly doesn't lead him to a jealous behavior. On the contrary, he declares that he has discovered the true meaning of love and he's willing to play along. Graphic Love Letters to Belisa begin to arrive at the house from a mysterious caped man, a man whom Don Perlimplin swears he will challenge. (more...)

Jaw-Dropping Comedy 'I'll Eat You Last: A Chat with Sue Mengers' at MTC MainStage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Music Theatre of Connecticut MainStage, Fairfield County's professional award-winning theatre company, continues its 30th Anniversary Season with John Logan's comedy I'll Eat You Last: A Chat with Sue Mengers. (more...)

SEX WITH STRANGERS, SHEAR MADNESS and More Set for Good Theater's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Good Theater the professional theater in residence at the St. Lawrence Arts Centers has announced its 16th season opening in the fall of 2017.  This will be the biggest season the company has produced yet. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsals with the Cast of ONE LAST THING (FOR NOW)
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Althea Theatre (There's No Place Like) present the world premiere of One Last Thing (For Now), inspired by Love Letters from times of conflict in different cultures and languages. The production, written and developed over the last two years by Lilac Yosiphon with the ensemble, is a universal look at the language of love, the wounds of war and everything in between. (more...)

Melissa Gilbert and Timothy Busfield Join THE 24 HOUR PLAYS at the Pantages
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Hennepin Theatre Trust announced today that celebrated actors MELISSA GILBERT and TIMOTHY BUSFIELD are joining the cast of the Minnesota premiere of THE 24 HOUR PLAYS® on Monday, March 13 at 8 p.m. at the historic Pantages Theatre (710 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis). This one-night-only event brings together the extraordinary talent of local and nationally-known artists to create six new theatrical plays within 24 hours. (more...)

With a Brand-New Production Seattle Opera Premieres a Masterpiece by Czech Composer Leoš Janá?ek
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2017

Next up at McCaw Hall is a piece that Seattle Opera General Director Aidan Lang calls the perfect first-time opera experience. Katya Kabanova, the story of a young woman longing to be free from an oppressive small town and her monstrous mother-in-law, is told through music that's as lush and gorgeous as it is highly emotional.  (more...)

BRIGHT STAR, THE WONDER YEARS THE MUSICAL, and More Announced for North Carolina Theatre and Broadway Series South's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

North Carolina Theatre and Broadway Series South are proud to announce the 2017-18 season on stage at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. This season will feature classics people know and love, as well as sensational new productions. (more...)

More Stars Sign on for Broadway's SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Additional casting has been announced for the revival of John Guare's critically acclaimed play Six Degrees Of Separation starring seven-time Emmy Award winner Allison Janney ('Mom,' The Girl on the Train) as Ouisa, Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey (The Normal Heart, 'Manhattan') as Flan and Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton, '24: Legacy') as Paul. (more...)

Resounding Love for Love Resounding: The ARK Trio Shines at Symphony Space
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

The ARK Trio (soprano Allison Charney, cellist Kajsa William-Olsson and pianist Reiko Uchida) had an auspicious debut presenting six world premieres of new classical compositions in front of a surprisingly packed and enthusiastic audience at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia this past Valentine's Day. (more...)

JC Fridays Celebrates the Holiday Season with A Full Lineup of Arts Events Taking Place Across Jersey City
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Spring is coming, and Art House's JC Fridays will kick off the season with 39 exciting visual and performing arts events! Come out and celebrate with this city-wide festival on Friday, March 3, 2017. Restaurants, galleries, stores, and event spaces throughout Jersey City will showcase a variety of art-related happenings including visual exhibitions, live music, performance acts, educational demonstrations, and more. (more...)

QUARRY The Complete First Season Available on Blu-ray & DVD, Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Season 1 of the “wildly entertaining” (TV Guide) Cinemax® series QUARRY, loosely based on the novels of Max Allan Collins set in and around Memphis, is set to make its home entertainment debut on February 14, 2017. (more...)

The Musical Stage Company Celebrates New Name; FUN HOME Canadian Premiere Headlines 2017-18 Season!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

With great pride and excitement today, Acting Up Stage Company makes a series of major announcements about a significant expansion, along with a robust 14th season, new musical development initiatives, major producing partnerships, and a brand new name and vision. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief February 13th, 2017 - FRIGID Fest, Paul Rudd, GREAT COMET Sing-Along and More!
by Jessica Khan - Feb 13, 2017

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: fans gather to sing on the 'GREAT COMET' Broadway cast recording! (more...)

Linda Gray and Patrick Duffy Set for A DALLAS RETROSPECTIVE at AT&T Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

The nonprofit AT&T Performing Arts Center announced today that tickets for A DALLAS Retrospective: JR Ewing Bourbon presents Linda Gray and Patrick Duffy will go on sale Friday, February 17 at 10 a.m. (more...)

Worried about America? Send it a love letter.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017


The ARK Trio to present World Premieres in NYC 2/14
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

The ARK trio's inaugural concert taking place this Valentine's Day in New York City celebrates the art song and champions four noted international classical composers who collectively share a love of the poetic and draw inspiration from the ARK trio's unique sound of voice, cello and piano. In their intrepid debut as the ARK trio - soprano Allison Charney, cellist Kajsa William-Olsson and pianist Reiko Uchida -  will perform six world premieres by American composer Michael Ching -"Arrangements and Derangements: Interpretations of Schubert", Israeli composer/pianist Moshe Knoll - "Simplicity," Russian-born, Israeli raised composer Dina Pruzhansky - "On Love and Land" and three works by American composer Kim D. Sherman "The Wedding Song," "The Laodamiad: A Mythic Journey" and "Prairie Diary" at NYC's  Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre at Symphony Space on Tuesday February 14 at 7PM. (more...)

A Classic Theatre to Present A.R. Gurney's LOVE LETTERS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

A Classic Theatre presents A.R. Gurney's 'Love Letters' starring Annie Gaybis and Peter Gutierrez in this 'tender sketch of the bond between two people who cannot live with, or without, each other.' William A. Henry III, Time (more...)

BWW Interview: Lance Horne On His Current Residency at Joe's Pub, His Iconic Collaborators and Trying to Recruit Neve Campbell
by Troy Frisby - Apr 5, 2017

Lance Horne is developing new music based on acclaimed author Neil Gaiman's love poems to his wife, Amanda Palmer, is working on a top-secret project with Scissor Sisters' Jake Shears and continues to work with his 'musical husband,' Alan Cumming. And, if all of that weren't enough, the Emmy-winning composer (ONE LIFE TO LIVE), lyricist and performer has also returned to Joe's Pub for the 2016-2017 season. Having performed at the venue since it first opened its doors in 1998, Horne is currently undertaking a four-part residency of new material---aptly titled NEW WORK, NEW WORK---for which he's been joined by many of his famous friends. Ahead of the residency's penultimate installment, NEW WORK NEW WORK 3, on April 12 at 7pm, we spoke with Horne by phone about his innumerable collaborators, his history with Joe's and the stars he's still working on teaming up with. (more...)

BMI Musical Theatre Workshop Showcase to Feature New Musicals in NYC This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

The BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop will present its top works in this year's showcase on Monday, May 1st at 4:30 PM. The event will be held at The Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater in New York City (10 West 64th Street) and will premiere performances of the best of songs written and composed by recent members of this Drama League-, Drama Desk- and Tony-honored workshop. (more...)

The Dog Days of Summer Arrive Early with A.R. Gurney's Comedy SYLVIA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

The dog days of summer arrive early this year, as Rubicon Theatre Company presents a spring production of A.R. Gurney's howlingly funny canine comedy SYLVIA, a love story about empty nesters Greg and Kate, and an irrepressible mutt named Sylvia. Written by Drama Desk, Obie and Lortel Award-winning playwright A.R. Gurney (also known for Love Letters and The Dining Room), the plot follows what happens after a man going through a midlife crisis finds a dog in Central Park and brings her home without consulting his wife. (more...)

Photo Flash: Comic Drama A DULL PAIN TURNED SHARP Takes the Stage for Opening
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

The Group Rep presents the world premiere of Brent Beerman's comedy drama A Dull Pain Turned Sharp, directed by Kay Cole, produced by Mannette Antill, about a mother's dream to be a grandmother, a daughter's dream of independence, and another mother's dream of carrying on the lineage of her deceased son. What happens when one's happiness depends upon the actions of another? The play runs April 21 through June 4, Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 pm, Sundays at 2:00 pm at the Lonny Chapman Theatre in North Hollywood. (more...)

Engelbert Humperdinck Releases New Album of Greatest Hits Including 2 New Tracks
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Engelbert Humperdinck celebrates 50 years since his iconic song Release Me with a new album of his greatest hits, including two brand new tracks. The 2CD collection will be released on Decca/UMe on June 2 nd (available May 19 outside the U.S.) and includes a remix of Release Me one of the best-selling singles of all time. (more...)

Washington Concert Opera Announces 2017/18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Washington Concert Opera is proud to announce its 2017-2018 lineup. WCO begins its year with a performance of Bellini's La straniera on November 19th and ending on February 18th, 2018 with Donizetti's Maria di Rohan. (more...)

Alice Ripley Among Distinguished Women to Be Honored at TACT's 2017 Spring Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

TACT has announced the 2017 Spring Gala will honor Alice Ripley, Theresa Rebeck, Elizabeth Ireland McCann and Nelle Nugent, four distinguished women of the theatre. (more...)

Opera Star and Entertainer David Serero to Perform in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

The French native opera singer, actor and entertainer DAVID SERERO will perform for the first time in Chicago, at the prestigious ALLIANCE FRANCAISE (French Alliance) of Chicago on April 14th, 2017 at 8pm. (more...)

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