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by Julie Musbach - Sep 27, 2019
10 Productions. 50 Performances. Musicals, live-action neon animations, solo performances, comedies, and political satire at the Chain Theatre Oct. 1st - Nov. 3rd.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 26, 2018
Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, Founding Artistic Director Steven Maler, announced the cast of the first production of its 2018-19 Season: Universe Rushing Apart: Blue Kettle & Here We Go, two one-act plays by Caryl Churchill, directed by Bryn Boice. The production runs November 7-18 at the Black Box Theater, Sorenson Center for the Arts at Babson College in Wellesley.
by Walter McBride - Sep 1, 2019
As BroadwayWorld previously reported, stage and screen star, Valerie Harper, passed away following a decade-long battle with cancer. She was 80 years old. Today BroadwayWorld remembers Harper with a look back into our archives.
by Julie Musbach - Oct 9, 2019
Zoe Kazan's latest play, After the Blast, is set to take the Black Box Stage as part of the new Firestone Theatre season.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of NCIS, airing on CBS today, October 9, 2018!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 8, 2019
A satirical and contemporary take on Greek mythology and the social media slut-shaming generation, Before I Was A Bear is a one-woman/one-bear ménage à deux about friendship, fluid sexuality and irresistibly hot TV detectives, starring award-winning Jacoba Williams (A Midsummer Night's Dream, Shakespeare's Globe; Queens of Sheba a?" Winner of The Stage Award, Vault Festival, New Diorama, Underbelly).
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 8, 2019
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the full company for the world premiere of Ken Ludwig's (Broadway's Lend Me a Tenor, Crazy For You) Dear Jack, Dear Louise. Based on his own parents' love story, U.S. Army Captain Jacob S. Ludwig and aspiring actress, Louise Rabiner, meet through a series of letters and become pen pals. Set in 1942 during World War II, a romance begins and the two must find their way toward each other, even though they have never met. Directed by Jackie Maxwell, Dear Jack, Dear Louise runs November 21 a?" December 29, 2019 in the Kreeger Theater.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 5, 2018
Sharon, a sheltered divorcee from Iowa takes in a roommate: Robyn, a free-spirited, mysterious, lesbian slam poet from the Bronx who is looking to completely change her life. As Sharon begins to uncover Robyn's secrets, while sharing music, books, and an occasional toke, she discovers a deep-seated desire to transform her own life. The Roommate is a subversive, absorbing comedy about what it takes to re-route
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 3, 2018
Between 1884, when it was formed as part of the newly-established Hungarian State Opera House, and November, 2018 when it makes its American debut at the David H. Koch Theater, the Hungarian National Ballet will have performed in almost every cultural capital and on every continent in the world, except North America.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 25, 2018
King Solomon, the son of King David, was famed as the wisest King in all the world. With 700 wives and 300 concubines, his truest love may be the Queen of Sheba, and a ruler of power in her own right.
by Gary Naylor - Oct 12, 2018
Solomon provides a transcendent sensory experience and more than a few lessons for today;s rulers.
by Julie Musbach - Oct 10, 2018
It's the summer of 1776, and the nation is ready to declare independence... if only our founding fathers can agree to do it! 1776 follows John Adams of Massachusetts, Benjamin Franklin of Pennsylvania and Thomas Jefferson of Virginia as they attempt to convince the members of the Second Continental Congress to vote for independence from the shackles of the British monarchy by signing the Declaration of Independence.  1776 will open at Jacksonville's iconic Alhambra Theatre & Dining on October 17.  
by Julie Musbach - Oct 1, 2018
Independent Shakespeare Co.(ISC), presenters of the Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival announce the world premiere of interdisciplinary artist Kalean Ung's original solo work, LETTERS FROM HOME, directed by Marina McClure, with music by Chinary Ung. LETTERS FROM HOME will play October 26 - November 18 at Independent Studio in the Atwater Crossing Arts + Innovation Complex, 3191 Casitas Ave., #130 in Atwater Village.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2018
King Solomon, the son of King David, was famed as the wisest King in all the world. With 700 wives and 300 concubines, his truest love may be the Queen of Sheba, and a ruler of power in her own right.
by Julie Musbach - Nov 20, 2018
INDEPENDENT SHAKESPEARE CO. (ISC), producers of the Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival, presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL WITH CHARLES DICKENS. This holiday season ISC recreates (with a little artistic license) the experience of a reading of A CHRISTMAS CAROL WITH CHARLES DICKENS, given by Charles Dickens himself.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 12, 2018
Playwrights Horizons (Artistic Director Tim Sanford, Managing Director Leslie Marcus) will, from today, November 12, through Thursday, November 15, accept entries for the Live for Five online lottery, giving out $5 tickets to the New York premiere production of Noura, from 9 Parts of Desire playwright and actor Heather Raffo and director Joanna Settle. The Washington Post deemed this "epic-feeling, nearly searing portrait of a woman torn between cultures and family" the "best premiere of the Women's Voices Theater Festival" when it made its world premiere in Washington, D.C. earlier this year. Produced in association with Shakespeare Theatre Company, it will be performed at Playwrights Horizons from November 27 to December 30. Playwrights Horizons created Live for Five in 2007 as part of their Arts Access program to reach out to those who may not be able to afford the cost of a full-price theater ticket. Since its inception, over 3,000 theatergoers have been able to attend the theater thanks to the initiative.
by Julie Musbach - May 9, 2019
For the first time in the company's thirty-three years, Talawa Theatre Company is to present its first ever show created exclusively for outdoor performance. Co-created by choreographer Jade Hackett and writer Ryan Cameron, The Tide explores the narratives and experiences of migration within The United Kingdom. The Tide is free to view and no booking is required.
by Stephi Wild - May 5, 2019
The internationally recognized Italian saxophonist Mimmo Malandra and the talented pianist Boris Alexandrov will present an interesting programme of saxophone music. The programme includes works by Paul Creston, Marco Tutino, Eugene Bozza and more.
by Stephi Wild - May 23, 2019
Shakespeare's Globe has announced the full cast for William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by Sean Holmes. Sean joined the Globe as Associate Artistic Director after almost a decade as Artistic Director of the Lyric Hammersmith. A Midsummer Night's Dream, Shakespeare's evergreen comedy of chaos and order, opens on Friday 28 June in The Globe Theatre. Bottom will be played by Jocelyn Jee Esien, returning to the Globe following her titular role of Dr Faustus.
by Julie Musbach - May 20, 2019
Tobacco Factory Theatres is proud to announce its programme for May - Dec 2019, which features a diverse range of in-house productions and some of the best touring work around, all curated especially for communities in Bristol.  With a renewed mission and vision, Tobacco Factory Theatres aims to provide a welcoming home for audiences to experience incredible theatre and opportunities to learn and exchange ideas.
by Stephi Wild - May 14, 2019
Boundless Theatre today announces the four recipients of the inaugural Boundless Accelerator Bursary funded by the Garfield Weston Foundation. Aimed specifically at supporting the co-creation of new work with teenagers, this year the bursary focuses on mental health and wellbeing with the project culminating in a showing on 4 December 2019 in London. The four chosen recipients, who will be provided with £2500 for the year, are actor and theatre-maker Ryan Gilmartin with Barbarians, actor and theatre-maker Natalya Martin with Carnival, digital theatre company Produced Moon with Run Code and arts production company Nouveau Riche with For Black Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When The Hue Was Too Heavy.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 14, 2019
New Diorama Theatre and Underbelly have announced the winners of the Untapped Award for 2019.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 20, 2019
Omnibus Theatre announces an exciting new collaboration with their associate artists multi-award-winning creative movement Nouveau Riche.
by TV Scoop - Jul 9, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of NCIS, airing on CBS on Tuesday, July 30, 2019!
by Marianka Swain - Jul 3, 2019
The new Autumn Winter season at Omnibus Theatre sees nine productions featuring new writing, four of which are returning companies.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 11, 2019
Theatre Centre, the UK's foremost producer and champion of new writing for young audiences, has launched a Writer's Fellowship to enable four pioneering writers to create radical, challenging and provocative work for young audiences. For 66 years, Theatre Centre has worked with exceptional writers at all stages of their career, supporting them through a raft of opportunities with the objective of making great plays for children and young people.
by TV Scoop - Jan 7, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of NCIS, airing on CBS on Saturday, January 26, 2019!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2019
Four women of color breaking boundaries at Mabou Mines as part of the 2019 SUITE/Space program - Cinthia Chen, Marcelle Davies-Lashley, Cristina Pitter and Edisa Weeks.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 31, 2019
After the success of the piano recital for four hands 'Cafe au lait', the piano duo Leoni Hadjithoma and Borislav Alexandrov, return to Technopolis 20, on Sunday, 17th of February 2019, at 6pm, this time for a romantic programme with classical works that speak about love!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of NCIS, airing on CBS today, January 26, 2019!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 24, 2019
With nine major subscription concerts at Symphony Hall and the New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall and a host of notable guest performers and conductors, the Handel and Haydn Society announces its 2019-20 season, the 205th season in its history.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 2, 2019
Musicians from the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra, Virginie Bove (flute) and Simeon Spasov (oboe) will perform together with the pianist Borislav Alexandrov, professor at the European University, a program that includes works by Telemann, Gaubert, Saint-Saens Mendelssohn, Rachmaninov, Baton and Chopin. This Trio has been founded especially for a unique chamber music evening at Technopolis 20, on Saturday, 12th of January 2019, at 8:30pm.
by Julie Musbach - Jan 14, 2019
Four women of color breaking boundaries at Mabou Mines as part of the 2019 SUITE/Space program - Cinthia Chen, Marcelle Davies-Lashley, Cristina Pitter and Edisa Weeks.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019
Four women of color breaking boundaries at Mabou Mines as part of the 2019 SUITE/Space program - Cinthia Chen, Marcelle Davies-Lashley, Cristina Pitter and Edisa Weeks.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 6, 2019
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the full company for Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and author Ayad Akhtar's (Arena's Disgraced) timely tale Junk. Inspired by the real junk bond giants of the 1980s, Akhtar explores how the riveting, hostile takeover of a family-owned manufacturing company paved the way to expose the rise of greed, power, race and wealth that led to reshaping the rules of Wall Street and the world. Directed by Jackie Maxwell, Junk runs April 5 - May 5, 2019 in the Fichandler Stage.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 4, 2019
You've seen Orange is the New Black. You've seen Locked Up. You've seen Bad Girls. So, what have we got that's different? Well, for one, we've been to prison.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 21, 2019
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! We're so close to Friday! Power through the rest of your week by catching up on the latest Broadway news!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 13, 2019
Transport Group has announced that its annual A Toast to the Artist gala will honor Tony Award-winning orchestrator Michael Starboin and composer Carmel Dean with the Transporting American Theatre Award. The evening takes place Monday, March 11 at 6:30pm at The Current, Pier 59 @ Chelsea Piers, and includes a cocktail party, seated dinner, performances, dessert reception, and silent and live auctions. The Transporting American Theatre Award recognizes significant contributions to the American Theatre. Past recipients of the Transporting American Theatre Award include Dick Scanlan, Mary- Mitchell Campbell, Michael John LaChiusa, Gretchen Shugart, Barbara Whitman, Beth Williams, Sue Frost, Christian Borle, Paul Huntley, Douglas Carter Beane, Lewis Flinn, A.R. Gurney, Liz Smith, Barbara Frietag, Terrence McNally, and Joe Mantello among others. Tickets are now on sale and may be purchased at transportgroup.org.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 7, 2018
HOME'S annual PUSH festival, presented in association with the Edwin Fox Charitable Trust, is one of the region's key arts festivals and events, showcasing the huge range of creative talent in north west England. As well as presenting exciting new performances - including five commissioned especially for the festival - screenings, and exhibitions, PUSH features a series of workshops and informal seminars for creatives working at all levels of the industry.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 7, 2018
Transport Group has announced that casting for The Trial of the Catonsville Nine, written by Daniel Berrigan and directed by artistic director Jack Cummings III, includes Mia Katigbak (Awake and Sing!, I Remember Mama), Eunice Wong (Mourning Becomes Electra, Smart People) and David Huynh (Henry VI, A Midsummer Night's Dream). The Trial of the Catonsville Nine runs Wednesday, January 16 through Sunday, February 23, 2019 at the Abrons Arts Center, 466 Grand Street. The opening night is scheduled for Wednesday, February 6 at 7:30pm.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 4, 2018
This year, New Diorama Theatre and VAULT Festival, two of the most exciting supporters of new theatre in the UK, are joining forces to showcase some of the country's most thrilling theatre companies.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 4, 2018
VAULT Festival, one of the largest curated arts festivals in the world, has announced more than 400 shows for their 2019 programme. Now in its seventh year, VAULT Festival returns to London from 23rd January to 17th March with the best in new writing for theatre and comedy, immersive experiences, cabaret, live performance and late night parties. Their exciting and diverse programme features shows from more than 2,000 artists, with 53% of work being female-led and 25% of work coming from LGBTQIA+ artists. Starting in 2012 with only 25 shows and 7,000 attendees, VAULT Festival has become the fastest growing arts festival in the UK, hosting over 350 shows in 2018 and welcoming more than 70,000 audience members.
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 4, 2018
According to the New York Times, Tony winner Philip Bosco passed away yesterday, December 3, 2018, in his New Jersey home from complications of dementia. He was 88 years old.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 19, 2018
City Theatre will welcome Tamara Tunie and Laurie Klatscher to the City Theatre stage this spring to bring the unlikely plans in Jen Silverman's play The Roommate to life. It is directed by City Theatre's Artistic Producer, Reginald L. Douglas, and will run on the City Theatre Main Stage, March 2 - 24, 2019. Tickets are on sale now.
by Julie Musbach - Dec 18, 2018
Transport Group will honor Tony Award-winning orchestrator Michael Starboin and composer Carmel Dean with the Transporting American Theatre Award. The evening takes place Monday, March 11, at The Current, Pier 59 @ Chelsea Piers, and includes a seated dinner, performances, dessert reception, and silent and live auctions.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 28, 2019
This co-production presented by Nouveau Riché and Omnibus Theatre announces three new queens to star in the award-winning, critically-acclaimed play written by Jessica L. Hagan and adapted for the stage by Ryan Calais Cameron. Tosin Alabi (ROUNDHOUSE, UNICORN THEATRE ) Eshe Asante (CHANNEL 4: Humans, OVALHOUSE ) and Elisha Robin will join Koko Kwaku, who will be reprising her role for the national tour.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 23, 2019
HOME Manchester's annual Orbit Festival, one of the city's leading theatre festivals, is bringing a taste of the Edinburgh Festival to Manchester, gathering together a host of theatre-makers and performers whose work spans comedy, dance, drama, spoken word and music. 
by Audrey Liebross - Aug 21, 2019
The second annual Hi-DeF Hi-Desert Fringe Festival is taking place this weekend, August 23-25, 2019, at the Joshua Tree Retreat Center 59700 Twentynine Palms Highway, Joshua Tree, California. For more information, see www.hidesertfringe.org.
by Tori Hartshorn - Aug 1, 2019
Multi-talented singer-songwriter, journalist and blogger Arielle Paul will release her much-anticipated EP, “Burn,” worldwide on August 16th, 2019. 
by TV Scoop - Apr 2, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of NCIS, airing on CBS on Tuesday, April 23, 2019!