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Santino Fontana to Sing American Songbook Tunes at The 1919 Lounge
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2017

Tony nominee and TV/film star, Santino Fontana, will entertain two nights only at The 1919 Lounge at the Empire Arts Center in his solo show, 'Santino Fontana Sings the American Songbook.' (more...)

USM Department of Theatre Slates Identity-Themed 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

USM's Department of Theatre announced its season of performances for the 2017-2018 academic year, which will focus on an overarching theme of 'Identity.' (more...)

Broadway and TV Star Santino Fontana Performs Tonight at The Cabaret in Indianapolis
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

With his rich voice, dynamic versatility, and charisma, Santino Fontana is one of Broadway's favorite leading men. He was nominated for a Tony Award for his literally charming performance as Prince Topher in Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella. (more...)

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST and SPRING AWAKENING Highlight Notre Dame FTT's 2017-18 Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

Notre Dame's Department of Film, Television, and Theatre (FTT) announces four productions for its 2017/18 theatre season, with two comedies, including the beloved The Importance of Being Earnest; an absurdist classic relevant to the current political climate; and Tony Award-winning musical Spring Awakening. (more...)

QUARTET to Sing at Bristol Riverside Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2017

Learning to age gracefully is the theme of Bristol Riverside Theatre's next Mainstage production, Quartet by Ron Harwood running October 31-November 19. Directed by Susan D. Atkinson, the ensemble cast features Keith Baker, Joy Franz, Laural Merlington, and Nick Ullett. (more...)

Broadway and TV Star Santino Fontana to Perform at The Cabaret in Indianapolis
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

With his rich voice, dynamic versatility, and charisma, Santino Fontana is one of Broadway's favorite leading men. He was nominated for a Tony Award for his literally charming performance as Prince Topher in Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella. (more...)

MACBETH Slashes Into Hudson Theatre Works
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

Hudson Theatre Works presents Shakespeare's Macbeth. (more...)

THE LOVER and THE COLLECTION Double Bill Set for Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

Building on the critical success of his 2011 production of Harold Pinter's Old Times, STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn will return to the British playwright's gripping realm of doubt and disquiet to direct a double bill of short plays. The Lover and The Collection will run from September 26-October 29 at the Lansburgh Theatre (450 7th Street NW). (more...)

Carolyn Hennesy to Lead MASTER CLASS at the Garry Marshall Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

The Garry Marshall Theatre's first production of its Inaugural Season, Terrence McNally's Master Class, will star Emmy-winner Carolyn Hennesy as the legendary opera soprano Maria Callas and opens September 22. (more...)

THE IMPORTANCE BEING EARNEST Comes to Writers Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, presents The Importance of Being Earnest, written by Oscar Wilde and directed by Halberstam. The Importance of Being Earnest runs November 8 December 23, 2017 in the Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. The Press Opening is Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: Spiderwoman Celebrates 40th Anniversary at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

An earth-shaking collection of indigenous-feminist performers, bands and performance art groups gathered at La MaMa on Tuesday for an impassioned celebration of Spiderwoman, the world's longest-running Native American theatre company, and one of America's longest continuously active feminist performance collectives. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Comes to Brockley Jack Studio Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

In matters of grave importance, style, not sincerity, is the vital thing. (more...)

Site-Specific DRACULA Set for Morris-Jumel Mansion
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Morris-Jumel Mansion has announced the presentation of the Steven Dietz adaptation of DRACULA, directed by Vincent Carbone. (more...)

USM Department of Theatre Slates Identity-Themed 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

USM's Department of Theatre announced its season of performances for the 2017-2018 academic year, which will focus on an overarching theme of 'Identity.' (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Rhode Island - Week of 9/20/2017
by BWW - Sep 20, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/20/2017 for Rhode Island (more...)

VIDEO: Meet the Newly Announced Cast of Lincoln Center's Revival of MY FAIR LADY
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 5, 2017

It was announced to day that Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Andr Bishop) has selected its leading cast for the hotly anticipated revival of Lerner and Loewe's My Fair Lady. HBO star Lauren Ambrose will play Eliza Doolittle, supported by Harry Hadden-Paton as Henry Higgins, Norbert Leo Butz as Alfred P. Doolittle, and Diana Riggwill be Mrs. Higgins in the upcoming production directed by Barlett Sher. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Opens Tonight at CT Rep
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) opens its 2017-18 season with Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest. Jean Randich will direct. Performances will be held in the Harriet S. Jorgenson Theatre from tonight, October 5th, through October 15th, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Breaking News: Casting Announced for MY FAIR LADY at Lincoln Center - Ambrose, Hadden-Paton, Butz & Rigg to Star
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Andre Bishop) has announced that Lauren Ambrose will be Eliza Doolittle, Harry Hadden-Paton will be Henry Higgins, Norbert Leo Butz will be Alfred P. Doolittle, and Diana Rigg will be Mrs. Higgins in its upcoming production ofLerner & Loewe's MY FAIR LADY, directed by Bartlett Sher. (more...)

Hart House Theatre to Present THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Opening November 10, Hart House Theatre is p-l-e-a-s-e-d to present the fan favourite and long-titled, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. (more...)

Gwen Taylor and Susan Penhaligon to Star in UK Tour of THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

Gwen Taylor will star as Lady Bracknell in the 2018 UK tour of Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest, alongside Susan Penhaligon as Miss Prism. (more...)

Gwen Taylor & Susan Penhaligon to Bring THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST to Manchester
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

Gwen Taylor will star as Lady Bracknell in the 2018 UK tour of Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest, alongside Susan Penhaligon as Miss Prism. The tour will begin on 24 January at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre in Guildford, ending on 28 April in Eastbourne. Further casting is to be announced. (more...)

Ellen Margolis' PERICLES WET Makes World Premiere this December at Portland Shakes
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2017

Portland Shakespeare Project presents the world premiere of Pericles Wet, by Portland playwright Ellen Margolis. Commissioned by Portland Shakes, Pericles Wet is a masterful adaptation of William Shakespeare's Pericles directed by Michael Mendelson. (more...)

Pan Asian Rep Continues 'TWO FACES OF MODERN ASIA' Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2017

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre presents two new plays as part of the staged reading series Two Faces of Modern Asia: Fulfillment by Jeremy Tiang, directed by Mei Ann Teo (October 20, 2017) and UN by John Kim, directed by Flordelino Lagundino (tonight, October 27, 2017). (more...)

Richmond Triangle Players Celebrate The Holidays With Hilarious THE SANTALAND DIARIES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2017

Richmond Triangle Players celebrate the holidays with a revival of one of its most acclaimed productions, David Sedaris's hilarious The Santaland Diaries and Seasons Greetings. (more...)

The University of Notre Dame presents THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2017

The University of Notre Dame presents The Importance of Being Earnest (more...)

Tribeca Shortlist Highlights for November Features OPERATION AVALANCHE and SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

Tribeca Shortlist has released its list of November offerings and highlights, including an exclusive streaming of Operation Avalanche and Saturday Night Fever. TO STREAM, START YOUR FREE 7-DAY TRIAL AT TRIBECASHORTLIST.COM ($4.99/MONTH AFTER) (more...)

Peter Dewhurst, Henry Felix, and More Join TAILOR-MADE MAN; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2017

Final casting is announced today for 25th anniversary production in London of The Tailor-Made Man, the powerful true story about the Hollywood studio system and its hypocrisy and the star who gave up everything for the man he loved. (more...)

Stephen Leask to Lead SCHOOL OF ROCK in the West End; New Adult Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2017

Today, 23 October 2017, rehearsals begin for the new West End cast of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Olivier award-winning production of School of Rock - The Musical. Stephen Leask, having played the role of alternate Dewey since May this year, will now lead the cast as Dewey Finn from 15 November 2017. (more...)

A DOLL'S HOUSE Opens At Classic Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2017

Set in 1950's America with a Mad Men flair, The Classic Theatre's production of A Doll's House written by Henrik Ibsen in 1879, is the modern tragedy that changed theatre forever. It opened the door to realism. So explosive was the message, that a marriage was not sacrosanct, that a man's authority in his home should not go unchallenged, and that the prime duty of anyone was to find out who he or she really is and to become that person, that the play shocked audiences then and still resonates with them today. Sometimes the perfectly presented family and home are not what they seem Sometimes finding your home means finding yourself first. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Rhode Island - Week of 10/20/2017
by BWW - Oct 20, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/20/2017 for Rhode Island (more...)

Michael Cumpsty to Direct THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST at Two River Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, continues its 2017/18 Season with Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest, directed by Michael Cumpsty. (more...)

Site-Specific DRACULA Begins Tonight at Morris-Jumel Mansion
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

Morris-Jumel Mansion has announced the presentation of the Steven Dietz adaptation of DRACULA, directed by Vincent Carbone. (more...)

Pan Asian Rep Kicks Off 'TWO FACES OF MODERN ASIA' Series Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre presents two new plays as part of the staged reading series Two Faces of Modern Asia: Fulfillment by Jeremy Tiang, directed by Mei Ann Teo (tonight, October 20, 2017) and UN by John Kim, directed by Flordelino Lagundino (October 27, 2017). (more...)

The Shakespeare Project Of Chicago Announces 2017-18 Theatrical Reading Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

The Shakespeare Project of Chicago announces the lineup for its 2017-18 Theatrical Reading Season, featuring two beloved Shakespearean comedies, one of his rarely seen tragedies and a work by Shakespeare's contemporary Thomas Middleton. (more...)

ELF THE MUSICAL Finds Full Company for Holiday Run at Boch Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

NETworks Presentations has announced casting for the Boston engagement of ELF THE MUSICAL. (more...)

Jose Martinez and Larica Schnell to Play Star Cross'd Lovers in ROMEO AND JULIET at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team for The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program presentation of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. (more...)

Erik Gratton, Veronica J. Kuehn and More to Star in ELF THE MUSICAL at Madison Square Garden; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

NETworks Presentations has announced casting for the New York engagement of ELF THE MUSICAL. The show will play from December 13 through December 29 at The Theater at Madison Square Garden. (more...)

LOVE FROM A STRANGER to Embark on UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

A whirlwind romance with a handsome and charming stranger sweeps Cecily Harrington off her feet and she recklessly abandons her old life to settle in the remote and blissful surroundings of a country cottage. However, her newfound love is not all that he seems (more...)

Photo Flash: It's Oscar Wilde Season at Classic Spring - A Look at A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

Classic Spring is a New Theatre Company from former Artistic Director of Shakespeare's Globe Dominic Dromgoole. As part of its year-long celebration of Oscar Wilde at the Vaudeville Theatre, the company will stage A Woman of No Importance, Lady Windermere's Fan, An Ideal Husband and The Importance of Being Earnest. (more...)

Oscar Wilde's Rarely-Told THE YOUNG KING Makes U.S. Premiere Today at The New Victory
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

Prepare for the coronation of the Young King! The achingly beautiful and tender language of Oscar Wilde joins the intricate and magical world of internationally-acclaimed Slingsby theater company when The New Victory Theater is transformed from entry to exit for this enchanting and epic story. (more...)

Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center Mounts THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

The Importance of Being Earnest will be held at the Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center 3100 Ray Ferrero Jr. Blvd. Davie, FL 33314 (more...)

MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS Opens at Hale Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

Hale Centre Theatre in Gilbert presents Meet Me in St. Louis, a charming Broadway musical based on the film that rocketed Judy Garland to fame as an adult movie star in 1944. (more...)

CONSTELLATIONS, 'LINES' and More Set for Theatre LILA's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

Theatre LILA will present two mainstage shows and dozens of student theatre workshops in its upcoming season, telling moving, personal stories in innovative ways. (more...)

Shona White and Kieran Brown to Lead SCOTS IN THE CITY at the Arts Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

Celebrate St Andrews Day in style with a host of leading West End performers in London in 'Scots In the City' (It's not all bagpipes and Brigadoon..!). (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Jack Koenig
by Elliot Lanes - Oct 11, 2017

Today's subject Jack Koenig is currently living his theatre life onstage at Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) as part of the company of the double bill of The Lover and The Collection by Harold Pinter. The production runs through October 29th at STC's Lansburgh Theatre. (more...)

The Future Is Now! Meet the Full Company of TIME AND THE CONWAYS, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Oct 10, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company presents the new Broadway production of J. B. Priestley's Time and the Conways, directed by Tony winner Rebecca Taichman (Indecent). The play returns to Broadway for the first time since its premiere in 1938 and opens officially tonight, October 10, 2017. This is a limited engagement through November 26, 2017 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street). Scroll down to learn more about the full company, plus check out the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

Pan Asian Rep to Stage New Play Readings with 'TWO FACES OF MODERN ASIA' Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre will present two new plays as part of the staged reading series Two Faces of Modern Asia: Fulfillment by Jeremy Tiang, directed by Mei Ann Teo (October 20, 2017) and UN by John Kim, directed by Flordelino Lagundino (October 27, 2017). (more...)

Steamy ANTONY & CLEOPATRA to Open Folger Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

Folger Theatre launches its 2017/18 season of power, passion, and politics with William Shakespeare's romantic tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra. (more...)

Cast Announced For Giles Croft's Farewell Nottingham Playhouse Production THE CHERRY ORCHARD
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company announces casting for Anton Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard. (more...)

Holiday Classic A CHRISTMAS CAROL to Reopen the Alley's Hubbard Theatre After Hurricane Harvey
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

The Alley Theatre's holiday production of A Christmas Carol - A Ghost Story of Christmas celebrates the return to the Alley stage and reopens the Hubbard Theatre following Hurricane Harvey. (more...)

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