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by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2013
Artscape Theatre Centre has announced its upcoming events, October 2013 to January 2014. Details below!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2013
South Camden Theatre Company, a nonprofit professional theatre company located in Camden, New Jersey announces its ninth season titled "Everything's Relative" with the regional premiere of KINGDOM OF EARTH written by Tennessee Williams and directed by Connie Norwood. The cast includes Alissa Nesson as Myrtle, John Schultz as Lot and Roderick Slocum as Chicken. Production opens October 11 and runs through October 27, 2013 on Fridays and Saturdays at 8p.m and Sundays at 2p.m ?
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2013
Yale Repertory Theatre has announced that Rene Augesen will play Blanche DuBois and Joe Manganiello will play Stanley Kowalski in its first-ever production of A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, the Pulitzer Prize winning masterpiece by Tennessee Williams. Directed by Mark Rucker, the production, which will open Yale Rep's 2013-14 season, will play tonight, September 20-October 12, at the University Theatre (222 York Street).
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2012
Mitch Douglas, Tennessee Williams' last literary agent at ICM, will join the Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival in an informal conversation with Festival Curator David Kaplan over Coffee during the four-day festival taking place tonight, September 20-23, 2012.
by Movies News Desk - Sep 11, 2013
Fans of Tom Hiddleston have launched a petition in support of a feature length film featuring Loki, the villain whom the actor portrayed in Thor, The Avengers and the upcoming Thor: The Dark World.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2011
The Evening Standard Theatre Awards, established in 1955, are presented annually for outstanding achievements in London Theatre. Sponsored by the Evening Standard newspaper, this year's awards will be announced on November 20.
by David Fick - Oct 13, 2013
Being able to see a production of this rarely produced Tennessee Williams drama is reason enough to make the trip to the theatre, all the more so with the resplendent Jennifer Steyn taking centre stage.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2012
A successful actress visits her brother's isolated estate far from the city, throwing the frustrated residents unfulfilled ambitions into sharp relief. As her son attempts to impress with a self-penned play, putting much more than his pride at stake, others dream of fame, love and the ability to change their past.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2013
Artscape Theatre Centre has announced its upcoming events, October 2013 to January 2014. Details below!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2012
According to ContactMusic.com, British actor Tom Hiddleston is considering a return to the stage.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2010
Classic Stage Company (CSC), under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Executive Director Jessica R. Jenen, will present Anton Chekhov's THREE SISTERS, featuring 2010 Academy Award nominee Maggie Gyllenhaal (Masha), Josh Hamilton (Andre) 2010 Tony Award nominee Jessica Hecht (Olga) and acclaimed actor Peter Sarsgaard (Vershinin).
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2011
THE ECCENTRICITIES OF A NIGHTINGALE closes May 8 at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley. For tickets ($10-55) and information the public can call (510) 843-4822 or visit auroratheatre.org.
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2013
Further casting has been announced for the four new in-house productions which will make up the 2013 Summer Season Theatre Royal Bath.
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2013
Angus Jackson - director of the 2013 Olivier Award-winning production Goodnight Mister Tom - returns to Chichester with the world premiere of If Only by David Edgar. This political drama is described as a witty and astute exploration of the moral dilemmas at the heart of coalition government.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2010
Tales of Downtown: One Woman's Adventures Living in A Loft in Downtown LA, written and created by writer/publisher Nancy Mills, follows the adventures and mis-adventures of a former entertainment industry journalist who made the leap from the Westside to downtown, and found a world filled with her very own cast of characters. Following a sold-out performance in 2009, Tales of Downtown returns to Company of Angels, located in the historic Alexandria Hotel for one performance only, Sunday March 28 at 3pm. Greg Gately is Director/Producer.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2010
Tales of Downtown: One Woman's Adventures Living in A Loft in Downtown LA, written and created by writer/publisher Nancy Mills, follows the adventures and mis-adventures of a former entertainment industry journalist who made the leap from the Westside to downtown, and found a world filled with her very own cast of characters. Following a sold-out performance in 2009, Tales of Downtown returns to Company of Angels, located in the historic Alexandria Hotel for one performance only, Sunday March 28 at 3pm. Greg Gately is Director/Producer.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2013
The prestigious 48th annual Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards took place at the Artscape Theatre last night, Sunday March 17, 2013.It was a glamorous red carpet event, attended by celebrities, VIP's and the creme de la creme of the South African theatre scene. Top South African comedian Alan Committee hosted the onstage proceedings with great humour and flair. Africa Melane, a Fleur du Cap panel member and Capetalk presenter was his co-host for the evening.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2013
The South Camden Theatre Company, a nonprofit professional theatre organization located in Camden, New Jersey announces its ninth season titled "Everything's Relative" featuring works written by Tennessee Williams, Sam Sheppard, Joseph M. Paprzycki and Albert Innaurato.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2012
The 7th Provincetown Tennessee Williams Festival announced that this year's program of "Tennessee Williams and Music" will present the pleasures of music in the drama of America's great playwright. The seaside village of Provincetown will be alive with the sounds of blues, Mariachi, Dixieland, American Pop, Art Song and African drums. Theater artists from around the globe will converge on this art colony where Williams worked over several summers in the 1940s, performing his classics, his little known works and new works that he has inspired.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2013
This September theater artists from around the globe will converge on the seaside village of Provincetown, where Williams worked over several summers, to celebrate America's great playwright with a program of plays, dance, film and performance art organized around the theme of Tennessee Williams and Women: 50% Illusion.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2013
YALE REPERTORY THEATRE (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) has announced that Rene Augesen will play Blanche DuBois and Joe Manganiello will play Stanley Kowalski in its first-ever production of A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, the Pulitzer Prize winning masterpiece by Tennessee Williams. Directed by Mark Rucker, the production, which will open Yale Rep's 2013-14 season, will play September 20-October 12, at the University Theatre (222 York Street).
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2013
Performances will be staged from Tuesdays through to Sundays at 11:00, 12:30 and 14:00 and tickets cost R70 through Computicket on www.computicket.co.za or telephone 0861 915 8000.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2014
Following a critically acclaimed and sell-out run at the Finborough Theatre, the first production in sixty years of R. C. Sherriff's supernatural drama, The White Carnation transfers for a limited three week run to Jermyn Street Theatre, opening on Tuesday, 4 February 2014 (Press Night: Thursday, 6 February 2014 at 7.30pm). The show stars Michael Praed (Design for Living - West End, Robin of Sherwood, Dynasty) who joins the existing superlative Finborough Theatre cast, which includes acclaimed newcomer Daisy Boulton and Benjamin Whitrow (Mr. Bennet in BBC's Pride and Prejudice).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2011
YALE REPERTORY THEATRE (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) presents August Wilson's THE PIANO LESSON, directed by Liesl Tommy, at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street, at York Street) January 28-February 19, 2011.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2013
You may think that you know Tennessee Williams, but you don't. Stone Soup Theatre presents 5 X TENN (OR SO), selected one acts published after the death of one of America's most treasured playwrights. It's been five years since Stone Soup Theatre produced the west coast premiere of 5 X TENN, (directed by Julie Beckman) to both audience and critical acclaim. Now, to satisfy the hunger of Williams' fans, Stone Soup offers up 5 X TENN (OR SO), six seldom produced one acts, that will transport us to a post-apocalyptic dystopian society with Chalky White Substance; take us to a flooded New Orleans (eerily reminiscent of the 2005 Hurricane Katrina) in Kingdom of Earth; and encounter the dangers, both hidden and obvious, of a fascist regime in The Municipal Abattoir. In addition, equally prophetic, provocative, and confrontational pieces will seduce and shock you: Talk to Me Like the Rain, Sunburst, and The Big Game.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2011
YALE REPERTORY THEATRE (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) presents August Wilson's THE PIANO LESSON, directed by Liesl Tommy, at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street, at York Street) January 28-February 19, 2011.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2011
YALE REPERTORY THEATRE (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) presents August Wilson's THE PIANO LESSON, directed by Liesl Tommy, at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street, at York Street) January 28-February 19, 2011.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2013
Told from the viewpoint of the iconic cinema director actor Orson Welles, THE PASSION OF ED WOOD focuses on Hollywood shlock director Ed Wood, posthumously awarded 'The Worst Movie Director of All Time' for 'Glenn or Glenda,' 'Plan Nine from Outer Space,' 'Jail Bait' and 'Orgy of the Dead' to name a few. The new musical focuses on the director's decision to hire Bela Lugosi, famous for his film portrayal of Dracula at the end of Lugosi's career.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2011
Classic Stage Company (CSC), under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Executive Director Jessica R. Jenen, will present Anton Chekhov's THREE SISTERS, featuring 2010 Academy Award nominee Maggie Gyllenhaal (Masha), Josh Hamilton (Andre) 2010 Tony Award nominee Jessica Hecht (Olga) and acclaimed actor Peter Sarsgaard (Vershinin).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2013
Told from the viewpoint of the iconic cinema director actor Orson Welles, THE PASSION OF ED WOOD focuses on Hollywood shlock director Ed Wood, posthumously awarded 'The Worst Movie Director of All Time' for 'Glenn or Glenda,' 'Plan Nine from Outer Space,' 'Jail Bait' and 'Orgy of the Dead' to name a few. The new musical focuses on the director's decision to hire Bela Lugosi, famous for his film portrayal of Dracula at the end of Lugosi's career.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2014
Following a critically acclaimed and sell-out run at the Finborough Theatre, the first production in sixty years of R. C. Sherriff's supernatural drama, The White Carnation transfers for a limited three week run to Jermyn Street Theatre, opening tonight, 4 February 2014 (Press Night: Thursday, 6 February 2014 at 7.30pm). The show stars Michael Praed (Design for Living - West End, Robin of Sherwood, Dynasty) who joins the existing superlative Finborough Theatre cast, which includes acclaimed newcomer Daisy Boulton and Benjamin Whitrow (Mr. Bennet in BBC's Pride and Prejudice).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2013
The nominees have been announced for the prestigious 48th annual Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards that will take place at a glamorous function on Sunday 17th March at 6pm at the Artscape Theatre in Cape Town.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2013
You may think that you know Tennessee Williams, but you don't. Stone Soup Theatre presents 5 X TENN (OR SO), selected one acts published after the death of one of America's most treasured playwrights. It's been five years since Stone Soup Theatre produced the west coast premiere of 5 X TENN, (directed by Julie Beckman) to both audience and critical acclaim. Now, to satisfy the hunger of Williams' fans, Stone Soup offers up 5 X TENN (OR SO), six seldom produced one acts, that will transport us to a post-apocalyptic dystopian society with Chalky White Substance; take us to a flooded New Orleans (eerily reminiscent of the 2005 Hurricane Katrina) in Kingdom of Earth; and encounter the dangers, both hidden and obvious, of a fascist regime in The Municipal Abattoir. In addition, equally prophetic, provocative, and confrontational pieces will seduce and shock you: Talk to Me Like the Rain, Sunburst, and The Big Game.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2011
In honor of Tennessee Williams' 100th birthday, Aurora Theatre Company continues its 19th season with the playwright's haunting drama THE ECCENTRICITIES OF A NIGHTINGALE. Aurora Theatre Company Artistic Director Tom Ross helms this evocative play featuring Beth Wilmurt, Charles Dean, Marcia Pizzo, and Thomas Gorrebeeck, along with Amy Crumpacker, Ryan Tasker, Leanne Borghesi, and Beth Deitchman.
by TV News Desk - Feb 13, 2013
TVGuide.com reports that Peter Sarsgaard has signed on to play a new villain in the AMC drama series THE KILLING. According to the report, the actor will portray 'a Death Row inmate who's been in and out of jail since he was a kid.'
by David Fick - Dec 30, 2013
This retrospective focuses on revivals of classic South African plays and local productions the work of international playwrights.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2010
Classic Stage Company (CSC), under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Executive Director Jessica R. Jenen announced today that acclaimed actresses Marin Ireland (Tony nominee for reasons to be pretty) and Juliet Rylance (Obie winner for The Bridge Project's As You Like It) have joined the cast of the company's highly-anticipated upcoming production of Anton Chekhov's THREE SISTERS. Ireland will play Natasha and Rylance Irina, joining 2010 Academy Award nominee Maggie Gyllenhaal (Masha), Josh Hamilton (Andrey), 2010 Tony Award nominee Jessica Hecht (Olga) and acclaimed film and stage actor Peter Sarsgaard (Vershinin). Also featured in the cast are Ebon Moss-Bachrach (Tuezenbach), Glenn Fitzgerald (Solyony), Roberta Maxwell (Anfisa), Louis Zorich (Chebutykin), George Morfogen (Ferapont), Paul Lazar (Kulygin), Gabe Bettio (Rohde) and James Patrick Nelson (Fedotik).
by David Fick - Dec 28, 2012
A look at a baker's dozen of the plays South Africa had on offer in the 2012 season, with input from local actors, theatre owners and producers.
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 21, 2012
In this week's edition of 'Around BWW: Regional Highlights of the Week', we take you around the country - and beyond - with the most-read theater stories for the week of December 17! Scroll below to see what made news in your area!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2010
YALE REPERTORY THEATRE (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) presents August Wilson's THE PIANO LESSON, directed by Liesl Tommy, at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street, at York Street) January 28-February 19, 2011.
by David Fick - Dec 18, 2012
No other piece on Cape Town stages between now and the end of 2012 will give you the complex experience or catharsis that KINGDOM OF EARTH does.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2010
According to a recent interview with John Cameron Mitchell from Backstage, the star and mind behind HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH is looking to bring the show to Broadway.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2012
Mitch Douglas, Tennessee Williams' last literary agent at ICM, will join the Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival in an informal conversation with Festival Curator David Kaplan over Coffee during the four-day festival taking place September 20-23, 2012.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2013
The classic Tennessee Williams drama THE MILK TRAIN DOESN'T STOP HERE ANYMORE comes to Artscape this October directly from the 8th Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theatre Festival in the USA.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2011
The Firehouse Theatre Project is pleased to announce One for the Road, a one-man-show starring and written by Bill Patton on Wednesday, April 20 at 8:00 p.m. at the Firehouse Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2013
According to reports, Tom Hiddleston revealed at last night's Oliver Awards that he will return to the stage in the coming months.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2011
The Firehouse Theatre Project is pleased to announce One for the Road, a one-man-show starring and written by Bill Patton on Wednesday, April 20 at 8:00 p.m. at the Firehouse Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2011
In honor of Tennessee Williams' 100th birthday, Aurora Theatre Company continues its 19th season with the playwright's haunting drama THE ECCENTRICITIES OF A NIGHTINGALE. Aurora Theatre Company Artistic Director Tom Ross helms this evocative play featuring Beth Wilmurt, Charles Dean, Marcia Pizzo, and Thomas Gorrebeeck, along with Amy Crumpacker, Ryan Tasker, Leanne Borghesi, and Beth Deitchman.