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by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2015
Ayad Akhtar's Pulitzer Prize-winning play Disgraced kicks off Philadelphia Theatre Company's 2015-2016 season, October 9 - November 8 at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre (Broad and Lombard Streets).  Directed by Mary B. Robinson, the ensemble cast features Anthony Mustafa Adair, Ben Graney, Aime Donna Kelly, Monette Magrath and Pej Vahdat.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2015
The Old Vic announces the full cast joining Bertie Carvel inRichard Jones' new production of THE HAIRY APE, the second production in Matthew Warchus' opening season as Artistic Director. THE HAIRY APE opens on 29 October, with previews from 17 October, and will see The Old Vic theatre transformed back to its original proscenium arch layout.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2015
Glenn Close will star as Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard, the second production in the partnership between English National Opera (ENO) and theGradeLinnit Company.   With music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and book and lyrics by Don Black and Christopher Hampton, Sunset Boulevard is produced by arrangement with The Really Useful Group Ltd and is based on the original Paramount film by Billy Wilder.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2015
Mercy Killers is in the tradition of American playwrights from Arthur Miller and Clifford Odets, to Tony Kushner and Anna Deavere Smith, in capturing political and social reality in powerful story and unforgettable character. "Over 60% of all bankruptcies in the U.S. are the result of medical debt. What most people don't realize is that the majority of those bankruptcies, the person involved actually had insurance at the onset of their health crises," says Milligan. This discovery led him to collect stories from people suffering financial disaster on top of chronic illnesses.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2015
The Old Vic announces the full cast joining Bertie Carvel in Richard Jones' new production of THE HAIRY APE, the second production in Matthew Warchus' opening season as Artistic Director.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014
Arden Theatre Company begins its 27th season of great stories with La Bete by David Hirson, under the direction of Emmanuelle Delpech. The production appears on the Arden's F. Otto Haas Stage from tonight, September 11 through October 12, 2014.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015
Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) - the world's number one live-theatre company with over 40 venues - has signed a deal to acquire ACE Theatrical Group (ACE), a company which specialises in the operation, design, development and construction of world class, live performance venues throughout North America. This brings the total number of ATG venues to 45 in the UK, Australia and North America, including the two biggest theatrical markets - Broadway and London's West End.
by Walter McBride - Oct 8, 2014
As BroadwayWorld reported earlier this week, Tony winner and premier actress of the American stage Marian Seldes, 86, died peacefully at her home Monday after an extended illness. Her brother Timothy Seldes made the announcement. Below, BroadwayWorld remembers the legend with a selection of photos from throughout her life.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014
Leah Brotherhead, Anna Elijasz, Rob Heaps and Robert Lonsdale will form the cast of the world premiere of DC Moore's new play Another Place, produced by Theatre Royal Plymouth and previewing in The Drum from 6 November 2014.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2015
The Old Vic presents Bertie Carvel in Richard Jones' new production of THE HAIRY APE, the second production in Matthew Warchus' opening season as Artistic Director. THE HAIRY APE opens on 29 October, with previews from tonight 17 October, and will see The Old Vic theatre transformed back to its original proscenium arch layout.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2015
Mercy Killers is in the tradition of American playwrights from Arthur Miller and Clifford Odets, to Tony Kushner and Anna Deavere Smith, in capturing political and social reality in powerful story and unforgettable character. 'Over 60% of all bankruptcies in the U.S. are the result of medical debt. What most people don't realize is that the majority of those bankruptcies, the person involved actually had insurance at the onset of their health crises,' says Milligan. This discovery led him to collect stories from people suffering financial disaster on top of chronic illnesses.
by Carrie Dunn - Nov 25, 2014
The 2014 BWW:UK Award winners will be announced on Thursday - so we thought it's about time we looked back at the previous years!
by TV News Desk - May 8, 2014
Damian Lewis will play Henry VIII opposite Mark Rylance as Thomas Cromwell in the much anticipated adaptation of Hilary Mantel's Booker Prize-winning novels which has begun filming.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015
The Muny announced today several principal cast members for the seven shows in its spectacular 97th season, which opens on June 15 with My Fair Lady. Full casts and companies will be announced throughout May.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2015
Shakespeare's Globe and Sonia Friedman Productions are delighted to announce the West End transferof Claire van Kampen's critically-acclaimed new play Farinelli and the King, directed by John Dove, designed by Jonathan Fensom and starring Mark Rylance (Wolf Hall, Jerusalem), as King Philippe V of Spain.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2015
According to the Daily Mail, Mark Rylance is bringing FARINELLI AND THE KING, which ends its run at Shakespeare's Globe this weekend, to the West End. The production will begin at the Duke of York's Theatre in September.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015
Azuka Theatre's mission is to give voice to the people whose stories go unheard; the outcasts and underdogs. The company's latest work showcases that mission in a dark and ultimately beautiful world premiere by a rising local talent. Douglas Williams' latest work, Moon Cave, debuts tonight, March 4-22 at the Off Broad Street Theatre, 1636 Sansom Street. Opening night is Saturday, March 7 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets cost $15-$25. Tickets are available online at www.azukatheatre.org or by phone at (215) 563-1100.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2015
?Gulfshore Playhouse will close their 2014-2015 season with The Liar by David Ives, based on the comedy by Pierre Corneille, playing April 4th through 26th, with $30 preview performances on April 2nd and 3rd.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2015
Classic Stage Company presents William Shakespeare's HAMLET, starring acclaimed actor Peter Sarsgaard as Hamlet, and directed by Austin Pendleton.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2015
Shakespeare's Globe and Sonia Friedman Productions are delighted to announce the West End transfer of Claire van Kampen's critically-acclaimed new play Farinelli and the King, directed by John Dove, designed by Jonathan Fensom and starring Mark Rylance (Wolf Hall, Jerusalem, Richard III, Twelfth Night), as King Philippe V of Spain. Sam Crane will once again play the acting role of Farinelli, while the singing role will be reprised by opera star, Iestyn Davies and shared withRupert Enticknap. The rest of the cast will also transfer with Huss Garbiya playing Doctor Jose Cervi, Melody Grove playing Isabella Farnese, Colin Hurley as Metastasio and Edward Peel as De la Cuadra.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015
Trap Door Theatre presents LA BÊTE, written by David Hirson and directed by Kay Martinovich, SDC.
by Movies News Desk - Jun 10, 2014
Coming off of his third Tony win, Mark Rylance is in talks to join Tom Hanks in Steven Spielberg's upcoming Cold War Thriller, according to Variety.
by Pati Buehler - Jul 17, 2014
Looking for an exciting night of theater and great food in the city of Philadelphia? Or perhaps take in a 'Dinner and a Show' in one of its posh suburbs? Or maybe you'd enjoy a trip to South Jersey for a great new theater experience. Whatever you choose you'll find a variety of some familiar classics and a mix of some original works right here in the Delaware Valley. Come visit some of our regions finest professional theaters just a few hours outside of New York City.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014
It's 1967. Lyndon B. Johnson is in office, Jackie Kennedy and Aristotle Onassis have just become an "item," protests against the Vietnam war are going strong - and Judge Francis Biddle, former Attorney General under FDR and Chief Judge at the Nuremburg Trials, is 81 years old. Trying, the award-winning play inspired by the real-life experiences of playwright Joanna McClelland Glass as personal secretary to Biddle during the last year of his life, opens at International City Theatre on Aug. 22, directed by John Henry Davis and starring Tony Abatemarco and Paige Lindsey White.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2014
MATILDA THE MUSICAL's Tim Minchin and Matthew Warchus could have theatergoers returning again and again... and again for their upcoming musical adaptation of the 1993 movie GROUNDHOG DAY.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016
The waiting is over! After 16 years of waiting in the wings, Nobel Prize winner Samuel Beckett's absurdist masterpiece WAITING FOR GODOT returns to San Diego stages with the fruitlessmoon theatreworks 2016 production at White Box Live Arts. Godot was presented at the Lyceum Theatre in 2000 and produced by The Renaissance Theatre Company.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014
In 1991, the animated feature Beauty and the Beast became the first 'cartoon' to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture. Prompted by the unprecedented success of the film, and by critics who likened the music to a Broadway score, Disney executives began to develop a stage version with an eye toward the Great White Way, where it would capture the heart of every child in the audience. Disney's well-deserved reputation for quality family entertainment is what prompted BRAVO@KAT to present a spectacular double cast of talent for six shows in late January at Randolph Road Theatre.
by Walter McBride - Jan 23, 2014
Below you can check out photos of Michael Cumpsty in the BroadwayWorld.com series 'In The Spotlight' by acclaimed photographer Walter McBride!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015
On February 23 and 24, 2015, the pilot episode of composer Lisa Bielawa's serial opera Vireo: The Spiritual Biography of a Witch's Accuser will be videotaped at The Yost Theater in Santa Ana (307 North Spurgeon St.). Two taping sessions, each of a different scene from the opera, will be open to the public, free of charge, at 7pm on February 23 and 5pm on February 24 (limited availability, online RSVPs are required at http://bit.ly/RSVPVireo).Vireo's 25-minute pilot episode will air on March 31, 2015, and will feature the Kronos Quartet, mezzo-sopranoLaurie Rubin, the San Francisco Girls Chorus, the Orange County School of the Arts Middle School Choir, mezzo-soprano Maria Lazarova, baritone Gregory Purnhagen, drummer Matthias Bossi, and in the title role ofVireo, 16-year-old soprano Rowen Sabala.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2014
In 1991, the animated feature Beauty and the Beast became the first 'cartoon' to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture. Prompted by the unprecedented success of the film, and by critics who likened the music to a Broadway score, Disney executives began to develop a stage version with an eye toward the Great White Way, where it would capture the heart of every child in the audience. Disney's well-deserved reputation for quality family entertainment is what prompted BRAVO@KAT to present a spectacular double cast of talent for six shows in late January at Randolph Road Theatre.
by Meet the Cast - Jan 11, 2014
Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Machinal, starring Rebecca Hall, written by Sophie Treadwell and directed by Lyndsey Turner, began previews on December 20, 2013 ahead of an official opening on January 16, 2014 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway. Machinal is a limited engagement through March 2. Scroll down to learn more about the cast!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2014
The Drama League, and Tony Award winning-director and Drama League Alumnus, Michael Mayer (Hedwig and the Angry Inch), announced the establishment of the new Drama League Beatrice Terry Fellowship, named in honor of the late director Beatrice Terry, an alumna of The Drama League Directors Project, during last night's 30th Annual Musical Celebration of Broadway Honoring Neil Patrick Harris, held at the famed Pierre Hotel (2 East 61st Street).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015
Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick, Managing Director Jeff Griffin and Executive Director Greg Reiner, announced complete casting today for their upcoming production of William Shakespeare's HAMLET, starring acclaimed actor Peter Sarsgaard as Hamlet, and directed by Austin Pendleton.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2015
Trap Door Theatre presents LA BÊTE, written by David Hirson and directed by Kay Martinovich, SDC.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2015
Azuka Theatre's mission is to give voice to the people whose stories go unheard; the outcasts and underdogs. The company's latest work showcases that mission in a dark and ultimately beautiful world premiere by a rising local talent. Douglas Williams' latest work, Moon Cave, debuts March 4-22 at the Off Broad Street Theatre, 1636 Sansom Street. Opening night is Saturday, March 7 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets cost $15-$25. Tickets are available online at www.azukatheatre.org or by phone at (215) 563-1100.
by TV News Desk - Dec 30, 2014
Wolf Hall, based on the novels by Hilary Mantel, starts January 21 at 9pm on BBC Two, and the adaptation just unveiled its first trailer, featuring stage and screen vets Mark Rylance, Damien Lewis and more. Check it out below!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2015
Now, according to The Wall Street Journal, ATG plans to open a 'British-style club above the Hudson Theatre after it relaunches the historic venue for Broadway use.'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2014
Amphibian Stage Productions opens its final staged reading of the 2014 season, A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney by Lucas Hnath, this Sunday, kicking off a two-performance run of the play. Greg Holt, Seth Johnston, Jenna Meador and Matthew Minor star in this infectious comedy running Sunday, December 7 and Monday, December 8 at the Berlene T. and Jarrell R. Milburn Theatre at Amphibian Stage Productions.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2013
Alan Cumming, who will soon return to Broadway in Cabaret, tweeted today that he would be performing on tonight's episode of Colbert Report's Carol Week. Check local listings.The retweet reads: '@ColbertReport: Tonight on Christmas #CarolWeek: Performances by @Alancumming and @cyndilauper.' I'm everywhere tonight!'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2015
The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Director Diane Quinn, is pleased to present the new American play Nice Fish, conceived, written, and adapted by Mark Rylance and Louis Jenkins, and directed by Claire van Kampen.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2015
According to Variety, Broadway will be getting another theatre in the near future. The UK's Ambassador Theatre Group, which owns the recently renovated Lyric Theatre, will renovate the Hudson Theatre next. The venue, currently a part of the Millennium Hotel, will be turned back into a Broadway house. Currently used for various corporate events, the theatre hasn't been home to a Broadway show since 1968.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014
Arden Theatre Company begins its 27th season of great stories with La Bete by David Hirson, under the direction of Emmanuelle Delpech. The production appears on the Arden's F. Otto Haas Stage from September 11 through October 12, 2014.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014
American Theater Company (ATC) kicks off its 30th Anniversary season with two Chicago premieres exploring healthcare in America: Anna Deavere Smith's documentary Let Me Down Easy featuring ATC Ensemble Member Usman Ally, and Mercy Strain by Michael Milligan, top prize winner at the 2013 Edinburgh Festival. ATC's production is the first time Let Me Down Easy will be performed by an artist other than Deavere Smith.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2014
According to Variety, the stage vet is currently finalizing a deal to join the cast of Disney's sequel to Tim Burton's 2010 film ALICE IN WONDERLAND, titled THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS. MUPPETS helmer James Bobin will direct. The picture is scheduled to hit theaters on May 27, 2016. Mia Wasikowska will reprise her role as Alice while Johnny Depp returns as According to Variety, the stage vet is currently finalizing a deal to join the cast of Disney's sequel to Tim Burton's 2010 film ALICE IN WONDERLAND, titled THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS. MUPPETS helmer James Bobin will direct. The picture is scheduled to hit theaters on May 27, 2016, with Mia Wasikowska on board reprise her role as Alice, with Johnny Depp returning as The Mad Hatter.
by Jessica Showers - Apr 3, 2015
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: UNDERLAND begins off-Broadway, Billy Porter brings soul to PBS tonight, Lena Hall plays her final show in HEDWIG, and Easter is upon us!
by Jessica Showers - Apr 3, 2014
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: A RAISIN IN THE SUN, starring Denzel Washington, opens tonight on Broadway, and GUYS AND DOLLS plays in concert with an all-star cast at Carnegie Hall!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2014
Atlantic Theater Company has announced full casting for Nancy Harris' play OUR NEW GIRL, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch. Lisa Joyce, Henry Kelemen and CJ Wilson will join previously-announced Atlantic Theater Company founding member Mary McCann for the US premiere production.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2015
Classic Stage Company presents William Shakespeare's HAMLET, starring acclaimed actor Peter Sarsgaard as Hamlet, and directed by Austin Pendleton. Previews for HAMLET began on March 27 at CSC (136 East 13th Street) for a limited engagement through May 10. The official press opening is tonight, April 15.