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Carey Mulligan to Star in One Woman Play GIRLS & BOYS at London's Royal Court
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 9, 2017

Academy Award nominee Carey Mulligan has been cast in the world premiere of Girls & Boys, written by Dennis Kelly and directed by Lyndsey Turner. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 9, 2017
by - Nov 9, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 9 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Madness and Mayhem With 3 MEN IN TIGHTS Delights the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2017

Hold onto your codpiece! Delaware Theatre Company brings revisionist Elizabethan theater to the boards. THE COMPLETE WORKS OF William Shakespeare (abridged) REVISED re-creates all 37 of William Shakespeare's plays in no less than 97 minutes portrayed by 3 very nimble actors from November 29-December 23, 2017. (more...)

'UNDERSTANDING OFF-BROADWAY' TRU Panel Set for This Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2017

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents the TRU November Panel - Understanding Off-Broadway: Defining and Achieving Success on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 7:30pm (doors open for networking at 7pm) at Actors Temple Theatre (more...)

BWW Morning Brief November 8th, 2017: OFFICE HOUR, WHAT WE'RE UP AGAINST, and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Nov 8, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: OFFICE HOUR, WHAT WE'RE UP AGAINST, and more! (more...)

A REGULAR LITTLE HOUDINI Magics Its Way to 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

59E59 Theaters will present the NYC premiere of A REGULAR LITTLE HOUDINI, written and performed by Daniel LLewelyn-Williams and directed by Joshua Richards. (more...)

Mark Jackson Named Director of Studio A.C.T. at American Conservatory Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

Today, American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) Conservatory Director Melissa Smith announced the appointment of Mark Jackson as the company's new Studio A.C.T. Director. (more...)

United Solo to Offer Master Classes With James Lecesne, Adam Wade, And Austin Pendleton
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

In addition to presenting 120 productions, the world's largest solo theatre festival has launched a series of Master Classes, for theater artists, students, and enthusiasts with all levels of experience. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Robert Richmond
by Elliot Lanes - Nov 8, 2017

Today's subject Robert Richmond is currently living his theatre life at Folger Theatre as director for Anthony and Cleopatra. The production runs through November 19th. (more...)

See Current Standings In The 2017 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Cast Your Vote!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

See Current Standings In The 2017 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Cast Your Vote! (more...)

Theresa Rebeck's WHAT WE'RE UP AGAINST Opens Tonight at WP Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

WP Theater, by special arrangement with Segal NYC Productions, presents the Off-Broadway premiere of What We're Up Against, written by Pulitzer Prize nominee Theresa Rebeck (Mauritius, Seminar, NBC's 'Smash'), directed by Adrienne Campbell-Holt (Dry Land, Empathitrax). (more...)

THE SANTALAND DIARIES Kicks Off Live Theater at Drafthouse Comedy
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

In the interest of alt-holiday hilarity, Drafthouse Comedy Theater proudly presents The SantaLand Diaries by best-selling humorist David Sedaris, adapted by acclaimed theater director Joe Montello. (more...)

We Happy Few to Present THE DOG IN THE MANGER This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

We Happy Few productions, named by the DCist as one of the Best Small Theatre Companies of 2015, will bring a masterpiece from the Spanish Golden Age to life this fall: Lope De Vega's THE DOG IN THE MANGER. (more...)

The Seymour Centre Unveils 2018 Program
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

The Seymour Centre has unveiled the incredible line up of productions making up the 2018 Program at the venue. (more...)

Victor L. Cahn's ROMANTIC TRAPEZOID Opens Tonight at Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

Victor L. Cahn's Romantic Trapezoid makes its world premiere directed by Alberto Bonilla at Theatre Row's Lion Theatre, opening tonight, November 8, for a run through November 25, 2017 at Theatre Row's Lion Theatre (410 West 42 Street). (more...)

Michael Urie-Led HAMLET Finds Full Cast at Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

The Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) announces the cast and creative team for Hamlet, directed by STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn and featuring acclaimed actor Michael Urie as the tortured Danish prince. Shakespeare's most celebrated tragedy will run January 16-February 25, 2018 at Sidney Harman Hall. (more...)

Jennifer Ehle, Kristine Nielsen, Peter Bartlett, Reed Birney and More Sign on for TACT's SALUTE TO THE BRAVE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

TACT, The Actors Company Theatre has announced that Jennifer Ehle (Oslo -Tony nomination, The Coast of Utopia - Tony Award, Design for Living, The Real Thing - Tony, Theatre World awards), Kristine Nielsen (Present Laughter; You Can't Take It With You; Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike -Tony Outer Critics Circle Award), Peter Bartlett (She Loves Me; Something's Rotten!; Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella), Reed Birney (1984; The Humans - Tony Award, Drama Desk Award, Outer Critics Circle Award nomination; Gemini; Picnic; Casa Valentina - Drama Desk, Tony nomination), Cynthia Harris ( Mad About You; The Tribute Artist; Bad Habits; Company; Any Wednesday), Lorenzo Pisoni (Equus, Humor Abuse, Midsummer Night's Dream, Much Ado About Nothing, Last Dance), and Simon Jones (The Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy; Party Monster; The Thomas Crown Affair; 12 Monkeys, Waiting in the Wings; Private Lives; The Real Inspector Hound/Hamlet; Benefactors; The Real Thing) will star along with Hanna Cheek, Nora Chester, Todd Gearhart, James Prendergast, Tony Roach, Rocco Sisto, and Lynn Wright, in a concert-style reading of Noel Coward's Salute to the Brave, the World Premiere of the play lost since 1941. Mr. Evans will direct. (more...)

Kelsey Milbourn and Garret Storms Join THE GREAT DISTANCE HOME Premiere at WaterTower Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

WaterTower Theatre Artistic Director Joanie Schultz today announced casting and creative team details and updates for the World Premiere theatrical event, The Great Distance Home, conceived and directed by Kelsey Leigh Ervi. (more...)

Theatre Synesthesia to Present New Play THE BRUTES by Casey Wimpee
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

Theatre Synesthesia presents the world premiere of Casey Wimpee's new play, 'The Brutes.' (more...)

Kate Hamill's PRIDE AND PREJUDICE Extends Off-Broadway; Previews Start Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

Primary Stages announces a three-week extension for Pride and Prejudice, adapted by and featuring Kate Hamill (Bedlam's Sense and Sensibility) and directed by Amanda Dehnert (Richard III), in a co-production with Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival (HVSF). (more...)

THE SANTALAND DIARIES to Kick Off Live Theatre at Drafthouse Comedy
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

In the interest of alt-holiday hilarity, Drafthouse Comedy Theater presents The SantaLand Diaries by best-selling humorist David Sedaris, adapted by acclaimed theater director Joe Montello. (more...)

Humor Finds Its Way Through Controversy In Orlando Shakespeare Theater's Production Of NATIVE GARDENS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

Orlando Shakespeare Theater (Orlando Shakes) in Partnership with UCF presents Karen Zacar as' Native Gardens. Zacar as' new comedy tells the story of high-powered lawyer Pablo Del Valle and his wife Tania, a doctoral candidate, who are working toward the so-called American Dream. After purchasing a house next door to Frank and Virginia Butley, the neighborhood's old guard, the two couples find themselves in a heated dispute about their shared fence line. Native Gardens appears from January 3 - February 4, 2018 in the Goldman Theater. Tickets are available now by calling (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, visiting www.orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: ROMANTIC TRAPEZOID at Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

New York: Victor L. Cahn's Romantic Trapezoid will get its world premiere directed by Alberto Bonilla at Theatre Row's Lion Theatre. The show will begin performances on November 4, and open on November 8, running through November 25, 2017 at Theatre Row's Lion Theatre (410 West 42 Street). Tickets are $35 and can be purchased at Telecharge.com or by calling 212-239-6200. (more...)

Ethan Hawke Helms New Group Benefit Reading of Sam Shepard's THE LATE HENRY MOSS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2017

Tonight, November 6, Sam Shepard's The Late Henry Moss will be presented in a reading to benefit The New Group, with a company including Keith Carradine, Lily Gladstone, Vincent D'Onofrio, Ethan Hawke, Dana Lyn, Clark Middleton, Alessandro Nivola and Yul V zquez. Ethan Hawke directs. (more...)

Lisa Lampanelli's STUFFED to Close Early Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2017

Playwright and comedian Lisa Lampanelli and producer Rachel Karpf announced today that STUFFED will play its final performance Off-Broadway on Sunday, November 19th at the Westside Theatre (Downstairs, 407 West 43rd Street). (more...)

Lifeline Announces Six New Ensemble Members
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2017

Lifeline Theatre is proud to announce six new members of its artistic ensemble: Bilal Dardai, Andr s Enriquez, Diane D. Fairchild, Anthony Kayer, Martel Manning, and Michael McKeogh. Lifeline's ensemble determines the company's artistic programming and provides leadership, support, and counsel in the play development process. (more...)

Kellie Pickler, Phil Vassar Release 'The Naughty List' New Christmas Single & Video
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2017

Kellie Pickler and Phil Vassar team up on an original, new holiday duet and accompanying video, 'The Naughty List.' Written by Vassar and Juliana Songs, 'The Naughty List' is up-tempo with big band production and is available to all streaming and retail partners this Friday, November 3. Given the song's nod to simpler times, Director Andrew Rozario filmed Pickler and Vassar at the American Legion Post 82 in Nashville. The video recreates a 1940s holiday-clad USO party, complete with swing dancers and backing band. Fort Campbell USO provided extras for the video, and the result embodies a nostalgia initially portrayed in Pickler's 'Makin' Me Fall In Love Again.' (more...)

Buffalo Audience's Life Experiences Takes the Stage In Solo Comedy SHOW UP
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2017

Following critically acclaimed, sold out runs in NYC and the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Peter Michael Marino's semi-improvised, semi-scripted, solo comedy 'Show Up' returns to Buffalo, playing one night only at Nietzsche's on December 7 at 8:00 p.m. This one-man, interactive comedy is all about the good, bad and ugly experiences of the audience - who also lend a hand in the set & sound design. And there's a party! (more...)

Portland Playhouse Presents Fall Festival of Shakespeare
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2017

Portland Playhouse is excited to announce that its Fall Festival of Shakespeare will take place at the Winningstad Theatre on November 17 and 18th. (more...)

Open Mic Fundraiser for the Youth Shakespeare Festival Santa Fe Announced
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2017

Santa Fe Students from six high schools and Upstart Cows of Santa Fe have been preparing scenes and speeches for the Youth Shakespeare Festival Santa Fe since the start of the school year. (more...)

STRANGE LADIES By Susan Sobeloff Extended Through 11/19 at Central Works
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2017

The Central Works Premiere of Strange Ladies by Susan Sobeloff has extended and must close Sunday Nov 19 following the 5pm performance (originally scheduled to close Nov. 12). Strange Ladies received a visceral response from audiences and media alike at its premiere, and has experienced constant sold out performances. Described as a daring historical recreation... Strange Ladies is a call to ...mobilize for the complete liberation for all women in the U.S., now...making us want to stand up and join in, and The play resonates all too well our current political situation... As stated in the play, Those in power are not inclined to share. (more...)

KING KONG Returns to Cape Town for the Summer Season With An Extended Season at The Fugard
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

After a sold-out six week season at the Fugard Theatre, the hit musical KING KONG returns by overwhelming public demand for the summer season. Presented by Eric Abraham and the Fugard Theatre, KING KONG will run from 12 December with bookings now extended to 18 February 2018. (more...)

Ben Edelman, Andrew Garman, Jessica Hecht and More to Star in Joshua Harmon's ADMISSIONS at LCT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017

Lincoln Center Theater has announced that Ben Edelman, Andrew Garman, Jessica Hecht, Dana Ivey, and Sally Murphy will be featured in its upcoming production of ADMISSIONS, a new play by Joshua Harmon, directed by Daniel Aukin. (more...)

BroadwayWorld Live Will Chat With Michael Urie & Drew Droege This Thursday!
by Steve Schonberg - Nov 14, 2017

Do you have a burning question for Michael Urie and Drew Droege? On Thursday, November 16, (5:30pm EST) BroadwayWorld's Steve Schonberg is getting up close and personal with the duo, whose new play, Bright Colors And Bold Patterns, is currently playing a limited engagement at SoHo Playhouse. Don't forget to tune in to our official Facebook page to submit your questions live or send us questions in advance on Twitter @BroadwayWorld with #AskMichaelDrewBWW. (more...)

Casting Announced for THE PASSING OF THE THIRD FLOOR BACK in London
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017

In a new production commissioned by the Finborough Theatre, a unique rediscovery of The Passing of the Third Floor Back by Jerome K. Jerome, author of Three Men in a Boat, opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four week limited season on Tuesday, 28 November 2017 (Press Nights: Thursday, 30 November and Friday, 1 December 2017 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Jeremy Irons and Lesley Manville-Led 'LONG DAY'S JOURNEY' Among BAM's 2018 Winter/Spring Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017

Joseph V. Melillo, executive producer of the Brooklyn Academy of Music, today announced programming for the BAM 2018 Winter/Spring Season. The season runs from January 15 through June 23 and includes theater, dance, music, and other live events in the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, BAM Harvey Theater, and BAM Fisher. Scroll down for highlights! (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Read a Chapter from Nicholas Hytner's Memoir, BALANCING ACTS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017

From Balancing Acts by Tony and Olivier Award-winning artistic director Nicholas Hytner: a memoir about his career directing theater, producing films and opera, working closely with some of the world's most celebrated actors, and working behind the scenes of London's famed National Theatre. (more...)

Patrick Page to Return as 'Scrooge' in A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL at Pittsburgh CLO
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017

Pittsburgh CLO has announced casting for the 26th annual production of A Musical Christmas Carol, December 8-23 at the Byham Theater. Broadway veteran and Pittsburgh CLO alum Patrick Page returns to lead the cast in his second year as Ebenezer Scrooge. (more...)

Cal Rep presents POLAROID STORIES by Naomi Iizuka
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2017

Playwright Naomi Iizuka radically adapts and retells Ovid's ancient classic Metamorphoses, with homeless youth crafting stories both for their physical survival and for the transformation of their souls. In this contemporary collage of classical mythology and real-life stories of street kids, the play weaves a world where myth-making and storytelling are vital weapons for the characters to survive a system that erases and ignores them. (more...)

New Line Theatre presents Reading of ZOMBIES OF PENZANCE, 1/8
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2017

New Line Theatre, the bad boy of musical theatre, will present a public reading of the new/old musical THE ZOMBIES OF PENZANCE, Gilbert & Sullivan's original 'operatic abomination,' free and open to the public, on Monday, January 8, 2018, at 8:00 pm at the Marcelle Theater, 3310 Samuel Shepard Drive, in the Grand Center Arts District. Admission is free. (more...)

Sam Underwood to Return to Feinstein's/54 Below with LOSING DAYS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Sam Underwood in Losing Days, featuring the music of British punk rock. (more...)

Casting Announced For THE MELTING POT at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2017

In a rediscovery commissioned by the Finborough Theatre, The Melting Pot by Israel Zangwill runs at the Finborough Theatre, playing Sunday and Monday evenings and Tuesday matinees from Sunday, 3 December 2017. The classic story of a young Russian immigrant fighting to uphold his dream of a new life in a new country. After his family are massacred in a pogrom, Jewish composer David Quixano escapes to New York City, in search of a new life. There he falls in love with Vera, a beautiful Russian Christian. (more...)

BWW Review: I HATE HAMLET is Great Escapist Fun
by Frank Benge - Nov 12, 2017

I HATE Hamlet is a 1991 comedy by Paul Rudnick, who is best known as the author of Jeffrey and The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told. It is a supernatural fantasy inspired by the time when the playwright was living in an apartment in New York that was John Barrymore's old apartment. The play is a throwback to those classic fantasy comedies like Arsenic and Old Lace, Goodbye Charlie and Bell, Book and Candle. There's no real deep message here, just witty and fun escapist entertainment. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 12, 2017
by - Nov 12, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 12 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 11/11/2017
by - Nov 11, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 11/11/2017. (more...)

Hamlet Isn't Dead to Present THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2017

Hamlet Isn't Dead will present William Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor, December 9-16, 2017. (more...)

Drew Droege and Michael Urie's BRIGHT COLORS AND BOLD PATTERNS Begins at SoHo Playhouse this Sunday, 11/12
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2017

Bright Colors And Bold Patterns the hit play hailed as devastatingly funny by The New York Times will return Off Broadway in 2017 for an exclusive eight week limited engagement at SoHo Playhouse (15 Vandam Street, between 6th Avenue and Varick Street in Manhattan) beginning this Sunday, November 12 and running through Sunday, January 8. (more...)

La Monnaie Presents Dialogues des Carmélites Through December 17
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2017

Performed in Brussels in 1959, barely two years after its creation at la Scala and in Paris, Dialogues des Carm lites never reappeared on a La Monnaie poster again. High time to repair this oversight, because not only is this work, alongside La Voix humaine, the most famous opera by Francis Poulenc (1899-1963), it ranks among the most celebrated works of the whole twentieth century. (more...)

TRU November Panel Announced- Understanding Off-Broadway: Defining And Achieving Success
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2017

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents the TRU November Panel -Understanding Off-Broadway: Defining and Achieving Success on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 7:30pm (doors open for networking at 7pm) at Actors Temple Theatre, 339 W. 47th Street, NYC. For more details, visit https://truonline.org/events/understanding-off-broadway/. (more...)

Georgia Bruce, Nicholas Finerty, and Full Cast Announced for CALLISTO: A QUEER EPIC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2017

Following a sell-out run last year, Forward Arena today announces the full cast for Hal Coase's Callisto: a queer epic, which returns to Arcola Theatre as their final production this year. (more...)

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