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by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016
Pioneer Theatre Company presents the regional premiere of The Last Ship, the semi-autobiographical lyrical musical by the world-renowned musician Sting. Sting wrote the music and lyrics; the book was written by the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning writers John Logan and Brian Yorkey. The musical will run from September 16 - October 1, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in character below!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016
College of DuPage (COD) College Theater presents Oscar Wilde's "A Woman of No Importance," directed by COD Professor of Theater, Amelia Barrett at the McAninch Arts Center's Studio Theatre, Oct. 6-23. "A Woman of No Importance" premiered in 1893 in London's Haymarket Theatre. As with many of Wilde's plays, it satirizes English upper class society and features many witty, memorable and highly quotable lines, such as "Men marry because they are tired; women because they are curious. Both are disappointed;" and "Nothing succeeds like excess." Please note: This play contains adult language and themes.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016
Pioneer Theatre Company is hosting world-renowned musical icon, Sting, author of their production of THE LAST SHIP, in the audience for tonight's performance.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016
Porchlight Music Theatre announces the Chicago premiere of End of the Rainbow, November 4 - December 4,  featuring music from the songbook of Judy Garland, written by Peter Quilter, starring Angela Ingersoll as "Judy Garland," direction by Porchlight Music Theatre Artistic Director Michael Weber, music direction by Jon Steinhagen, who also appears as "Anthony," at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016
Pioneer Theatre Company presents the regional premiere of The Last Ship, the semi-autobiographical lyrical musical by the world-renowned musician Sting. Sting wrote the music and lyrics; the book was written by the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning writers John Logan and Brian Yorkey. The musical will run from tonight, September 16, through October 1, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a look at the cast in character below!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016
Pioneer Theatre Company presents the regional premiere of The Last Ship, the semi-autobiographical lyrical musical by the world-renowned musician Sting. Sting wrote the music and lyrics; the book was written by the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning writers John Logan and Brian Yorkey. The musical opens tonight, September 16, and runs through October 1, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016
College of DuPage (COD) College Theater presents Oscar Wilde's "A Woman of No Importance," directed by COD Professor of Theater, Amelia Barrett at the McAninch Arts Center's Studio Theatre, Oct. 6-23. "A Woman of No Importance" premiered in 1893 in London's Haymarket Theatre. As with many of Wilde's plays, it satirizes English upper class society and features many witty, memorable and highly quotable lines, such as "Men marry because they are tired; women because they are curious. Both are disappointed;" and "Nothing succeeds like excess." Please note: This play contains adult language and themes.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016
Following performances across Europe, including Gdansk Shakespeare Festival; Mercury Theatre Colchester; Craiova International Festival; Park Theatre, London; four theatres in Spain; Neuss Globe Shakespeare Festival; and Kronborg Castle, Elsinore Hamletscenen, Flute Theatre and English Touring Theatre today announces that their production of Hamlet, adapted by Kelly Hunter, transfers to the Trafalgar Studios for a limited run this December.  As well as adapting, Hunter directs Mark Arends (Hamlet), Finlay Cormack (Laertes), David Fielder (Polonius/ Gravedigger), Tom Mannion (Claudius), Katy Stevens (Gertrude) and Francesca Zoutewelle (Ophelia). The production opens on 8 December, with previews from 6 December, and runs until 31 December.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2016
THE WILTON PLAYSHOP is proud to present Philip Barry's comic play The Philadelphia Story. Directed by Al Recchia, this 1939 Broadway hit that starred Katharine Hepburn features a talented cast from across Fairfield County.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016
Porchlight Music Theatre announces the Chicago premiere of End of the Rainbow, November 4 - December 4,  featuring music from the songbook of Judy Garland, written by Peter Quilter, starring Angela Ingersoll as "Judy Garland," direction by Porchlight Music Theatre Artistic Director Michael Weber, music direction by Jon Steinhagen, who also appears as "Anthony," at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. 
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016
THE WILTON PLAYSHOP is proud to present Philip Barry's comic play The Philadelphia Story. Directed by Al Recchia, this 1939 Broadway hit that starred Katharine Hepburn features a talented cast from across Fairfield County.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016
Don't miss this 1939 Broadway hit that starred Katharine Hepburn, running at The Wilton Playshop this month. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016
The cast for Winter Solstice, which receives its English Language premiere at the Orange Tree Theatre in early 2017, has been announced.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2016
THE WILTON PLAYSHOP is proud to present Philip Barry's comic play The Philadelphia Story. Directed by Al Recchia, this 1939 Broadway hit that starred Katharine Hepburn features a talented cast from across Fairfield County.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016
Mad Cow Theatre continues Season 20 with George Bernard Shaw's masterpiece Pygmalion, opening Nov. 18, 2016 in the Harriett Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016
Mad Cow Theatre continues Season 20 with George Bernard Shaw's masterpiece Pygmalion, opening Nov. 18, 2016 in the Harriett Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016
Don't miss this 1939 Broadway hit that starred Katharine Hepburn, running at The Wilton Playshop this month. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2016
New Jersey Repertory Company, 179 Broadway in Long Branch, presents the World Premiere of VILLAINOUS COMPANY by Victor L. Cahn.
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016
New Jersey Repertory Company, 179 Broadway in Long Branch, has announced the cast of the World Premiere of VILLAINOUS COMPANY by Victor L. Cahn.
by TV News Desk - May 5, 2016
Director George Cukor's romantic comedies The Philadelphia Story and Holiday, both based on hit Broadway plays by Philip Barry,open the May lineup on Reel 13
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016
Tracy Lord, of the Philadelphia Lords, is a headstrong and spoiled daughter of the privileged.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2016
The Curious Savage opens Friday, July 15th and plays 4 weekends through Sunday, August 7th, 2016. Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm and Sundays at 2:00pm, with a 'Pay What You Will' performance (proceeds are shared between the cast and crew) on Thursday, July 28th, at 7.30pm. Tickets are $17 general, seniors and students $15. Reservations 505-898-9222 x 1 or online at www.adobetheater.org. 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016
After enjoying its World Premiere engagement earlier this spring at the Playroom Theater, A Class Act, the inaugural and relevant new play by attorney and playwright Norman Shabel, will now hold court at New World Stages  - Stage 5(340 West 50th Street - between 8th & 9th Avenues) for a summer run.  Produced by Eric Krebs, performances will begin on Saturday, July 9 at 8pm and continue through Sunday, September 4.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2016
Writers Theatre, under leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, announces a second two-week extension of Death of a Streetcar Named Virginia Woolf: A Parody created by Tim Ryder and Tim Sniffen, written by Tim Sniffen and directed by Stuart Carden and Michael Halberstam. Due to demand, the production now runs through August 14, 2016, as the inaugural production of the Gillian Theatre at Writers Theatre's new theater center at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016
Set in Philadelphia - a comedy - an Italian American family - combining funerals, bookmakers, a bank robbery, family loyalty and disloyalty, embezzlement, family secrets and food, lots of food! The six roles will be played by Art Tedesco as Tony, Meredith Gray (his wife), Riley Carson Lewis (their son); Mary's two brothers will be played by Ed Chavez and Owen Reed, and Marc Lynch plays Danny, an enforcer for a local bookie.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016
After enjoying its World Premiere engagement earlier this spring at the Playroom Theater, A Class Act, the inaugural and relevant new play by attorney and playwright Norman Shabel, will now hold court at New World Stages  - Stage 5(340 West 50th Street - between 8th & 9th Avenues) for a summer run.  Produced by Eric Krebs, performances will begin on Saturday, July 9 at 8pm and continue through Sunday, September 4.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016
Mad Cow Theatre has announced the cast and creative team for the poignant comic drama The Big Meal, which will take the stage Aug 5, 2016 as the ninth production of Mad Cow Theatre's Season 19. Originally scheduled to be produced on the Harriett stage at Mad Cow, The Big Meal will be presented on the more intimate Zehngebot-Stonerock stage as a result of the extension of Mad Cow's popular Avenue Q.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017
Two-time Tony Award-winning Goodspeed Musicals has assembled six exciting teams - three led by prominent women directors - to helm the diverse productions planned this season: a tap-happy musical comedy, a beloved classic, a completely reinvented musical from some of the finest creative minds in musical theatre, two bold new musicals, and a holiday show for all ages.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017
Pioneer Theatre Company presents 'i' as part of the 2016-2017 Play-by-Play season. The staged readings will take place at the Dumke Auditorium of the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) on Today, January 27 and Saturday, January 28, 2017.  'i' is a mysterious love story about the threads that bind us together, set a couple days after tomorrow.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017
Here we have just a few MORE reasons we're excited about our newest show: THE CAST!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017
Pioneer Theatre Company presents 'i' as part of the 2016-2017 Play-by-Play season. The staged readings will take place at the Dumke Auditorium of the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) on Friday, January 27 and Saturday, January 28, 2017.  'i' is a mysterious love story about the threads that bind us together, set a couple days after tomorrow.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017
TACT has announced that the 2016 - '17 season will continue with the World Premiere of The Gravedigger's Lullaby, a play that arrives on the Mainstage by way of the company's 2015 newTACTics New Play Festival where it was workshopped and developed. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017
Bainbridge Performing Arts (BPA) presents AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, running March 17 - April 2.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016
This upcoming weekend is the second in our run of 'A Christmas Carol, the Musical', and here are just a few of the reasons we're so proud: Our marvelous cast!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 31, 2016
From the pen of Willy Russell - the man behind the musical hit, Blood Brothers - comes Educating Rita a play that explores the themes of education, class and self-worth through the relationship of a tutor and his pupil at an Open University.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2016
Chautauqua Theater Company (CTC), under the co-leadership of Artistic Directors Andrew Borba and Vivienne Benesch, brings its 33rd season to a close with William Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew directed by Andrew Borba and featuring the outstanding talents of its entire 2016 Conservatory company onstage and off to produce this comedy masterpiece. The Taming of the Shrew plays August 12 - 19 on the Bratton Theater stage at the Chautauqua Institution. Opening night is Saturday, August 13 at 6pm. Tickets are $35 and are currently on sale.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016
Mad Cow Theatre is delighted to announce the cast and creative team for the poignant comic drama The Big Meal, which will take the stage Aug 5, 2016 as the ninth production of Mad Cow Theatre's Season 19. Originally scheduled to be produced on the Harriett stage at Mad Cow, The Big Meal will be presented on the more intimate Zehngebot-Stonerock stage as a result of the extension of Mad Cow's popular Avenue Q.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016
Pioneer Theatre Company presents the regional premiere of The Last Ship, the semi-autobiographical lyrical musical by the world-renowned musician Sting. Sting wrote the music and lyrics; the book was written by the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning writers John Logan and Brian Yorkey.
by TV News Desk - Apr 7, 2016
Grant's ex-wife Dyan Cannon has been hard at work over the last several years on a musical adaptation of her best selling book 'Dear Cary.'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016
Spring has arrived in northeast Georgia and it is the perfect season for a wedding. Attend the most screwball wedding of the last century at Gainesville Theatre Alliance with their production of THE PHILADELPHIA STORY. This witty, sharply stylish comedy runs Apr. 5-16 at UNG-Gainesville's Ed Cabell Theatre, 3850 Mundy Mill Road, Oakwood.          
by Barry Lenny - Apr 4, 2016
The Philadelphia Story opens the year for the Therry Dramatic Society.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016
The Adobe Theater will present American playwright Horton Foote's play DIVIDING THE ESTATE April 29th through May 22nd, 2016.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2016
Pygmalion Productions continues its season with 'Remington & Weasel' by local playwright and director L.L. West, directed by Robin Wilks-Dunn, opening April 22.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016
Pygmalion Productions continues its season with 'Remington & Weasel' by local playwright and director L.L. West, directed by Robin Wilks-Dunn, opening April 22.
by Jessica Khan - Apr 21, 2016
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: AMERICAN PSYCHO gets bloody on Broadway, opening tonight, and IN THE SECRET SEA opens at Theatre Row!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016
Lincoln Center Theater will welcome Michael Aronov, Adam Dannheisser, Jennifer Ehle, Daniel Jenkins, Dariush Kashani, Jefferson Mays, Daniel Oreskes, Henny Russell, Joseph Siravo, and T. Ryder Smith in the cast of its upcoming production of OSLO, a new play by J.T. Rogers, directed by Bartlett Sher.
by TV News Desk - Apr 20, 2016
Bradley Cooper and Sienna Miller may co-star in a production of THE PHILADELPHIA STORY, set to hit Broadway this fall or spring 2017.