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by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018
Transport Group has announced casting for its world premiere musical, Renascence, which begins performances Friday, October 5 at 7:30pm, at the Abrons Arts Center, 466 Grand Street. Renascence has music by Carmel Dean (musical director If/Then, American Idiot), book by Dick Scanlan (Thoroughly Modern Millie, Everyday Rapture), and lyrics from the poems of Edna St. Vincent Millay. The musical is directed by artistic director Jack Cummings III and Dick Scanlan. The opening is set for Thursday, October 25 at 7:30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018
The Hungarian State Opera (HSO), one of the world's busiest opera companies, comes to the United States this fall for the first time ever, presenting four operas by Hungarian composers, including two U.S. premieres, at Lincoln Center's David H. Koch Theater, October 30 to November 3. This week of opera is followed by another week of performances presented by the Hungarian National Ballet, November 6 to 11, as well as an opera and ballet gala on November 4 and the Carnegie Hall debut of the HSO Orchestra on November 5. These U.S. performances build upon the HSO's rich history of touring, which stretches back 100 years and includes performances in numerous European capitals including Amsterdam, Helsinki, Moscow, Paris, Rome, Stockholm, and Vienna, and in countries including Canada, China, Egypt, Japan (ten times), Mexico, Taiwan, and Peru. Ongoing renovations to the Hungarian State Opera House have presented an opportunity for increased touring this season, including the chance to introduce American audiences to the company and its repertoire, much of it rarely seen or heard.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018
Classic Stage Company announces the full cast for The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, Bertolt Brecht's unsettlingly timeless work, which kicks off CSC's 2018-2019 season on October 30, with rehearsals beginning this week.
by BWW News Desk - 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 Julie Musbach - Sep 25, 2018
Preview performances begin tonight, Tuesday, September 25, for The Waverly Gallery on Broadway! Get to know the cast below!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2018
Catskill's beloved Flo Hayle returns to the director's chair for a two-weekend run of Alfred Uhry's heart-warming 1988 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama "Driving Miss Daisy", parking itself at Bridge Street Theatre for eight performances only, Thursdays through Sundays from October 11-21, 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018
"Jambo, human beings!" Welcome to Tinga Tinga Tales - The Musical, where Lion, Monkey, Elephant and their larger-than-life animal friends leap onto the stage from the popular international cartoon series. Brimming with African folklore, storytelling, and live music, Tinga Tinga Tales - The Musical is directed by Emmy Award-nominated producer and writer Claudia Lloyd, Kenyan celebrity pop singer/songwriter Eric Wainaina (Mo Faya, New York Theatre Festival), who also plays the role of Monkey, and producer Sheba Hirst.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2018
American Blues Theater announces encore performance run of BUDDY - The Buddy Holly Story, written by Alan Janes, directed by Lili-Anne Brown, with musical direction by Ensemble Member Michael Mahler. BUDDY - The Buddy Holly Story will close as planned on May 26, 2018 and reopen June 29 - September 15, 2018 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets will be on sale for the encore run on May 15, 2018.
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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018
The New Victory Theater, dedicated to bringing high quality international productions to New York kids and families, announces its 2018-2019 season. From September 28, 2018, through June 9, 2019, the New Victory 2018-2019 Season will include nine U.S. Premieres among its 16 productions of theater, circus, dance, puppetry and music from nine different countries around the world.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018
Following Odyssey Opera's 2017-18 season dedicated to works inspired by Joan of Arc, Artistic and General Director Gil Rose today announced the company's 2018-19 season: a two-part journey with the first memorializing the 200th anniversary of French composer Charles Gounod's birth (as well as the 125th death anniversary), and the second inspired by one of the most enigmatic figures in ancient history, Helen of Troy. Celebrating its sixth season as one of the nation's most innovative opera companies, Odyssey Opera will present one U.S. premiere, four Boston premieres, three fully-staged productions, and two concert operas. (Please scroll down for complete details.)
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018
American Blues Theater announces encore performance run of BUDDY - The Buddy Holly Story, written by Alan Janes, directed by Lili-Anne Brown, with musical direction by Ensemble Member Michael Mahler. BUDDY - The Buddy Holly Story will reopen June 29 - September 15, 2018 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are on sale now.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018
Transport Group has announced that additional casting for Promises, Promises-its second musical in this season's Anne L. Bernstein Concert Series-will include Stanley Bahorek (Amazing Grace, Queen of the Mist), Lauren Blackman (Anastasia), Hannah Corneau (Hedwig and the Angry Inch), Marc Kudisch (Finding Neverland, Hand to God), Sean Mclaughlin (Hello Dolly), Bruce Sabath (Cagney), Tally Sessions (War Paint), and Ali Stroker (Spring Awakening).
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2018
David Cromer has won the 2018 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical for THE BAND'S VISIT.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 10, 2018
David Cromer has won the 2018 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical for THE BAND'S VISIT.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2018
San Francisco Playhouse (Artistic Director Bill English; Producing Director Susi Damilano) announced casting for the final show of its 2017-18 Sandbox Series-the world premiere of Washed Up on the Potomac, written by Lynn Rosen. Jose Zayas will direct.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018
New Diorama Theatre today announce a new season featuring its most ambitious shows ever from some of its most talented associate companies, and a programming model which could rewrite the rules of relationships between artists and theatres.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018
Transport Group has announced its 2018-2019 mainstage season of two productions: Renascence, a world premiere musical about a radical and reckless poet and The Trial of the Catonsville Nine, a play about the trial that sparked a national wave of Vietnam War resistance. Renascence will run October 5 - November 17, 2018 and The Trial of the Catonsville Nine will run January 16 - February 23, 2019. Both productions will be presented at the Abrons Arts Center, 466 Grand Street, New York City. Transport Group season memberships are now on sale on their website: transportgroup.org. Casting and additional staffing announcements and single ticket sales will be available at a later date.
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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2018
The National Civil Rights Museum (NCRM) will host an award-winning lineup of spoken word artists at its Drop the Mic Poetry Slam and Poetry Symposium on August 17 - 18. Both events are free and open to the public and are designed to stimulate youth participation in modern community dialogue and grassroots activism centered on the social justice legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2018
One of the nation's most adventurous opera companies, Odyssey Opera, begins its sixth season with the U.S. premiere of La reine de Saba by French composer Charles Gounod (1818-1893). This powerful love story of the famed Queen of Sheba will be presented as a concert performance in French with English subtitles marking the Boston debut of singers Kara Shay Thomson (Queen of Sheba) and Dominick Chenes (Adoniram), and the return of Kevin Thompson (King Solomon). This kick-starts the company's 2018-19 season: a two-part journey with the first in Fall 2018 memorializing the 200th anniversary of Gounod's birth (as well as the 125th death anniversary), and the second in Winter/Spring 2019 inspired by one of the most enigmatic figures in ancient history, Helen of Troy.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018
Underbelly made its biggest year of investment in its programme with over £500,000 of assistance to shows in 2018 and is delighted with its best year of awards, critical reception and ticket sales to date.
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Aug 2, 2018
The lovely people at Oberon books have kindly given us a stack of playtexts for shows at this years Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2018
The National Civil Rights Museum (NCRM) will host an award-winning lineup of spoken word artists at its Drop the Mic Poetry Slam and Poetry Symposium on August 17 - 18. Both events are free and open to the public and are designed to stimulate youth participation in modern community dialogue and grassroots activism centered on the social justice legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018
The Playwrights Realm (Katherine Kovner, Founding Artistic Director; Roberta Pereira, Producing Director) today announces the complete cast and creative team for the world premiere of Jonathan Payne's The Revolving Cycles Truly and Steadily Roll'd, directed by Awoye Timpo (Sept. 7-Oct. 6, at The Duke on 42nd Street, a New 42nd Street project).  This world premiere marks the first full production from the mordantly funny and unsparing voice of Jonathan Payne.