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by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2019
Casting has been announced for the premiere of the New Vic Theatre's spectacular new Christmas adaptation of Mark Twain's enchanting tale The Prince and The Pauper.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2019
Yale Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of GIRLS, after The Bacchae by Euripides, by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, with choreography by Raja Feather Kelley, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, October 4a?"26, 2019, at the University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is Thursday, October 10.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2019
Arcola Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company today announce the full cast for the London première of Pippa Hill and Sophie Ivatts' adaptation of #WeAreArrested by Can Dündar, a vital story about the cost of reporting the truth in the age of fake news. Ivatts directs Jamie Cameron (Son), Peter Hamilton Dyer (Can) and Indra Ové (Wife). The production opens on 18 November, with previews from 13 November and runs until 7 December.
by Stage Tube - Oct 7, 2019
Yale Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of GIRLS, after The Bacchae by Euripides, by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, with choreography by Raja Feather Kelley, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, October 4-26, 2019, at the University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is Thursday, October 10.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2019
LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & McCOY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT are thrilled to present the second show of their 2019-2020 season, Roald Dahl's MATILDA, THE MUSICAL, book by Dennis Kelly, music and lyrics by Tim Minchin, musical direction by Jennifer Lin, choreography by Kate Dunn and directed by Michael Matthews.
by Madelyn Geyer - Oct 16, 2019
The Butterfly Bar at The Vortex theatre buzzes with anticipation. A TSA agent quietly moves through the space. Suddenly women in white gowns appear, focusing their attention on a figure now standing on the bar. This figure is Dionysus. He regales the crowd with the circumstances of his birth, unrecognized divinity, liberation, and his mother's deportation. The bartender serves patrons as if Dionysus's verbose diatribe is nothing but a hushed conversation.
by Andrew Beck - Oct 15, 2019
Don't expect Lena Dunham or any of her posse of Brooklynites to show up on the stage of the Yale Rep's University Theatre at any point during the world premiere of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins mad dream of a new play just because it's called 'Girls.'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
Yale Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of GIRLS, after The Bacchae by Euripides, by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, with choreography by Raja Feather Kelley, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, October 4-26, 2019, at the University Theatre (222 York Street).
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2019
General Director Robert K. Meya today announced two new world premiere operas commissioned by the Santa Fe Opera. Huang Ruo and David Henry Hwang's M. Butterfly will open on August 1, 2020. 
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2019
The Classical Theatre of Harlem (Ty Jones, Producing Artistic Director) presents "The Bacchae" inspired by Bryan Doerries' new version of Euripides' classic Greek tragedy. Back for its seventh season of free theater performances and affectionately known as the "Uptown Shakespeare in the Park," the Classical Theatre of Harlem (CTH) is thrilled to return to Marcus Garvey Park this summer presenting a work that continues the company's investigation of the current political and social climate via the Greek classics.
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2019
Celebration, under the artistic direction of Michael A. Shepperd, presents the second show in its 2019 season, the Los Angeles intimate theatre premiere of THE PRODUCERS, A New Mel Brooks Musical, book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan, music and lyrics by Mel Brooks, choreography by Janet Roston, musical direction by Anthony Zediker, produced by Andrew Carlberg and Rebecca Eisenberg and directed by Michael Matthews.
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2019
More2Screen today announces the cinema release of the critically acclaimed stage adaptation of Angela Carter's Wise Children which will be screened in more than 250 cinemas across the UK and Ireland from 3 October 2019. Directed and adapted for the stage by Emma Rice, the production is the first from her new company Wise Children. Cinema tickets are on sale now at WiseChildrenCinema.com
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019
Casting has been announced for the Off-Broadway production of BETWEEN GODS AND KINGS at BEDLAM in the East Village, running every Thursday night at 10pm.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2019
The Guthrie Theater (Joseph Haj, artistic director) today announced the nine productions of its 2019 2020 subscription season: Tennessee Williams' classic family drama The Glass Menagerie; Shakespeare's rollicking comedy Twelfth Night; an adaptation of Emma based on the Jane Austen novel; and Kander and Ebb's musical Cabaret will grace the Guthrie's signature Wurtele Thrust Stage while the McGuire Proscenium Stage's lineup will include Robert Harling's female-driven comedy Steel Magnolias; the regional premiere of Noura, Heather Raffo's complex tale of identity; Anne Bogart's acclaimed production of Euripides' The Bacchae; Karen Zacar as' comedic telenovela Destiny of Desire; and Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer Prize-winning Sweat.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2019
YALE REPERTORY THEATRE the multiple Tony Award-winning theatre dedicated to the production of new plays and bold interpretations of classic works, has announced its 2019-20 Season.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2019
Red Bull Theater will open John Webster's The White Devil at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street between Bleecker & Hudson Streets) this Sunday March 31st. The limited Off-Broadway engagement will continue through April 14th.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2019
Previews have begun for BETWEEN GODS AND KINGS: A New Rock Show based on Euripides' classic greek tragedy, The Bacchae. The immersive and energetic production began its weekly party-like run at BEDLAM BAR (40 Avenue C) in the East Village last night. It will play every Thursday at 10pm until May 9. Tickets are available at www.betweengodsandkings.com.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019
Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Artistic Director | Jim Bredeson, Managing Director) begins performances tonight Tuesday March 19th for John Webster's The White Devil at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street between Bleecker & Hudson Streets). Opening Night is set for March 31st. The limited Off-Broadway engagement will continue through April 14th.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019
Red Bull Theater begins performances tonight Tuesday March 19th for John Webster's The White Devil at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street between Bleecker & Hudson Streets). Opening Night is set for March 31st. The limited Off-Broadway engagement will continue through April 14th.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019
Guerilla theater is back in the East Village with BETWEEN GODS AND KINGS: A New Rock Show based on Euripides' classic greek tragedy, The Bacchae. Previews begin next Thursday, March 21 at BEDLAM (40 Avenue C).
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2019
The summer season of the Young People's Chorus of New York City, under Artistic DirectorFounder Francisco J. Nuñez, opens with two New York City concerts before they move on to Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic; Lee University in Cleveland, Tennessee; and the Tennessee American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) in Murfreesboro, outside of Nashville.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2019
 The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) will begin performances for the New York premiere of MOJADA on Tuesday, July 2 with a Joseph Papp Free Preview in The Public's LuEsther Hall. Written by MacArthur Genius Award-winning playwright Luis Alfaro and directed by Obie Award-winning directorChay Yew, MOJADA is a bold new telling of a story as old as tragedy itself. MOJADA will run through Sunday, August 11, with an official press opening on Wednesday, July 17.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2019
Female empowerment, shifting attitudes to sex and feminism and shibari - the erotic art of Japanese rope bondage
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2019
There's nothing like summer in the city, and what better way to bask in the warm days of July and August than with some outdoor entertainment! There are many ways that you can snag free (yes, free!) tickets to shows this summer, from Shakespeare to Disney. Below, check out our all-inclusive guide of everything outside and free this summer in NYC!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2019
The National Theatre of Scotland returns to the Edinburgh Festivals in 2019, with a programme that includes two world premieres at the Edinburgh International Festival, a special event at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, and new artist development opportunities as part of the Company's Engine Room programme.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2019
The Classical Theatre of Harlem (CTH) (Ty Jones, Producing Artistic Director) proudly kicks off its 20th Anniversary Season with a FREE outdoor production of The Bacchae. Inspired by Bryan Doerries' new version of Euripides' classic Greek tragedy and directed by CTH Associate Artistic Director Carl Cofield, The Bacchae will be performed in the Richard Rodgers Amphitheater in Harlem's Marcus Garvey Park
by Behind the Curtain - Jun 10, 2019
She was one of Broadway's most respected singers, garnering two Tony nominations for her work in Raisin and the 1976 revival of Guys and Dolls. Now, Ernestine Jackson sits down with Rob and Kevin to look back on her career which includes stints in Hello, Dolly, The Bacchae, Applause, Show Boat, Finian's Rainbow, Brownstone, and many more!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2019
Tony Award-winning actress, Daisy Eagan, makes her Edinburgh Festival Fringe debut in a new thriller by Steve Yockey (a writer of CW's Supernatural, MTV's Scream). Directed by Michael Matthews (director of Edinburgh Festival hit all-male production of The Bacchae) and designed by an award-winning creative team including, Cricket S. Myers (Tony Award-nominee for Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo), Sleeping Giant is a modern thriller told through a series of intimate, darkly comic, and sometimes startling vignettes about the lengths people go to when they desperately want something to believe in.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2019
Diane Fletcher and Rachel Pickup, will lead the cast in Tom Littler's production of Somerset Maugham's For Services Rendered, the opening play of Jermyn Street Theatre's Memories Season. Diane Fletcher, who plays Charlotte Ardsley, is best known for creating the role of Elizabeth Urquhart opposite Ian Richardson in the BBC series House of Cards. Her career includes leading roles at The National Theatre, The RSC, The Royal Court and on the West End stage as well as numerous television and film appearances. Rachel Pickup will play Eva. Her career encompasses roles in the West End, the RSC, On Broadway and Off Broadway, leading roles on film and television as well as many regional theatres throughout the UK and in the US. Her stage highlights include: The Merchant of Venice at The Globe Theatre and Stephen Unwin's production of Miss Julie at The Rose Theatre Kingston for which she was nominated for the Best Actress Critics' Circle Award.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2019
The Classical Theatre of Harlem kicks off its 20th Anniversary Season with a FREE outdoor production of The Bacchae. Inspired by Bryan Doerries' new version of Euripides' classic Greek tragedy and directed by CTH Associate Artistic Director Carl Cofield, The Bacchae will be performed in the Richard Rodgers Amphitheater in Harlem's Marcus Garvey Park (18 Mt. Morris Park West, enter the park at 124th and 5th Avenue and walk south to the venue) through Sunday, July 28th (performances are Tuesday through Sunday at 8:30 pm).
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2019
The Classical Theatre of Harlem (CTH) (Ty Jones, Producing Artistic Director) proudly kicks off its 20th Anniversary Season with a FREE outdoor production of The Bacchae. Inspired by Bryan Doerries' new version of Euripides' classic Greek tragedy and directed by CTH Associate Artistic Director Carl Cofield,
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019
Northern Broadsides has announced that Laurie Sansom will succeed Conrad Nelson as Artistic Director and CEO in June this year.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019
Wise Children today announce that Artistic Director, Emma Rice will be stepping into the role of Nora Chance in the critically acclaimed West End production of WISE CHILDREN direct from The Old Vic. Rice will be taking over the role from Etta Murfitt, for all performances at Richmond Theatre from Tue 26 - Sat 30 Mar. Press are invited to attend for review on Tuesday 26th March at 7.30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019
Wise Children today announce that Artistic Director, Emma Rice will be stepping into the role of Nora Chance in the critically acclaimed production of Wise Children. Rice will be taking over the role from Etta Murfitt, between 26 March - 6 April, covering performances at Richmond Theatre and Belgrade Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019
The Belgrade Theatre is thrilled to announce that Wise Children Artistic Director Emma Rice will take on a starring role in her critically acclaimed production of the same name when it arrives in Coventry 2-6 April 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019
Dixon Place  presents a workshop production of Polylogues, created & performed by Xandra Clark and directed by Molly Clifford, at Dixon Place (161A Chrystie St, New York, NY 10002) After a sold-out run at The Tank in 2018, Polylogues returns with performances on Valentines Day Thursday, February 14, Thursday, February 21,and Friday, February 22 at 7:30 PM. Tickets are available for advance purchase at www.dixonplace.org, show runs approximately 75 minutes with no intermission.  Celebrate Valentine's Day with a specialty cocktail (Polypunch) included with ticket purchase on February 14.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2019
Red Bull Theater today announced the cast for the first of its two upcoming Off-Broadway productions at the Lucille Lortel Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019
Celebration presents the first show in its 2019 season, Drew Droege (Die, Mommie, Die!) and Matthew Wilkas starring in the Los Angeles premiere of BORN TO WIN, written by Matthew Wilkas and Mark Setlock, choreography by Janet Roston and directed by Michael Matthews.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2019
Celebration presents the first show in its 2019 season, Drew Droege (Die, Mommie, Die!) and Matthew Wilkas starring in the Los Angeles premiere of BORN TO WIN, written by Matthew Wilkas and Mark Setlock, choreography by Janet Roston and directed by Michael Matthews.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2019
Incoming Artistic Director Simon Godwin today announces Shakespeare Theatre Company's 2019-2020 Season. Godwin's debut season highlights his artistic aspirations for the company to create high quality, exciting, inclusive theatre. Godwin states, This is not my season, but ours, everybody's season.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2019
Red Bull Theater today announced the cast for the next REVELATION READING, Mike Poulton's (Fortune's Fool, Wolf Hall) Don Carlos by Friedrich Schiller, directed by Mr. Berger: Ron Canada, Helen Cespedes, Celeste Ciulla, Kelley Curran, Sanjit De Silva, Ezra Knight, Sam Lilja, Ismenia Mendes, Patrick Page, Rod Singleton, and Paxton Whitehead.  This will take place on Monday February 25 at 7:30pm at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, between Bleecker and Hudson Streets).
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2019
Greenhouse Theater Center and Proxy Theatre present the Midwest premiere of MIDSUMMER (A Play with Songs), written by Scottish playwright David Greig, with music by indie-favorite Gordon McIntyre and direction by Randy White.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2019
An extra performance has been squeezed in for Everything I See I Swallow, the sell out Edinburgh Fringe hit from Shasha and Taylor Productions. In addition to its programmed performances at 18.00 daily to Sunday 25 August in Summerhall's Demonstration Room, the show, a groundbreaking multimedia blend of drama and aerial rope performance, can be seen at 10.30am in the same space on Friday 23 August.
by Stage Tube - Aug 20, 2019
On Monday's episode of Live with Kelly and Ryan, Jonathan Groff stopped by to talk about season two of his Netflix series Mindhunter. During the interview, host Kelly Ripa brought up that Groff made his TV debut many years ago on the soap opera One Life to Live. 
by Stage Tube - Aug 14, 2019
Jonathan Groff appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last night, where he took time to record voice memos for Fallon's children as Kristoff, his character from Frozen!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2019
Found Stages and Dunwoody Nature Center are joining to present the fourth play in the second annual 'Wine & Reading Series,' Margaret Baldwin's SUNDAY MORNING 2 MEN COOKING on Sunday, September 8, 2019.
by Review Roundups - Apr 3, 2019
Red Bull Theater opened John Webster's The White Devil at the Lucille Lortel Theatre Sunday March 31st. The limited Off-Broadway engagement will continue through April 14th. Let's see what the critics had to say.
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 21, 2019
New Jersey Repertory Company (NJ Rep) will present 'Surfing My DNA' by actressplaywright, Jodi Long from Thursday, May 2 through Sunday, May 26, 2019. Directed by Eric Rosen, the play stars Jodi Long and features composermusician Yukio Tsuji. Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of interviewing Jodi Long about her career and the upcoming show.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2019
Baltimore Center Stage is pleased to announce an exhilarating season of Mainstage plays to mark the debut programming under Artistic Director Stephanie Ybarra. This season of storytelling continues the Center Stage tradition of curating works from a wide array of voices, while also turning corners and pushing open doors to present these works in new and exciting ways.