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BWW's On This Day - February 25, 2018
by - Feb 25, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 25 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2018

The 18th Annual WhatsOnStage Awards ceremony is being held tonight at London's Prince of Wales Theatre. We'll be updating the list below as the winners are announced live, so keep checking back! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 24, 2018
by - Feb 24, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 24 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Shakespeare's Globe Announces Full Casting For Summer 2018 Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

Shakespeare's Globe announces full casting for its 2018 tour, directed by Brendan O'Hea. From 7 May, a company of eight actors will embark on a national and international tour of Twelfth Night, The Taming of the Shrew and The Merchant of Venice, beginning and ending at The Globe. In the spirit of Shakespearean tradition, the company will allow the audience to decide which of the three plays they would like to see, with a voting mechanism to be determined over the course of rehearsals. (more...)

Official: Nicholas Hytner To Direct World Premieres of ALLELUJAH! and ALYS, ALWAYS at Bridge Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

Nicholas Hytner will direct the world premiere of Alan Bennett's Allejujah!, previewing at the Bridge Theatre from 11 July 2018 with opening night on 18 July and running to 28 September 2018. Designed by Bob Crowley, Allelujah! will have lighting by Natasha Chivers and music by George Fenton. Tickets will go on sale at 10am today for priority members with public booking opening on Friday 2 March 2018 at 10am. Casting for Allelujah! will be announced shortly. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 23, 2018
by - Feb 23, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 23 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Loading Dock's SPACEMAN Cancelled Indefinitely Following Stage Accident
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

Loading Dock Theatre, the Brooklyn-based production company behind the anticipated Off-Broadway premiere of Leegrid Steven's Spaceman,which began performances at The Wild Project yesterday, Thursday, February 22, 2018, is sad to announce that the run has been cancelled indefinitely. This unexpected cancelation comes after an unfortunate accident during last night's curtain call, during which New York Innovative Theater Award-winner andSpaceman star Erin Treadway tripped over a speaker, sustaining hairline fractures to both of her arms and left wrist. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For The UK Premiere Of Joel Drake Johnson's RASHEEDA SPEAKING
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2018

Troupe today announces full casting for the UK premiere of Joel Drake Johnson's tense workplace drama Rasheeda Speaking. Sheila Reid (Rose Saunders) and Bo Poraj (Dr David Williams) complete the company with the previously announced Elizabeth Berrington (Ileen Van Meter) and Tanya Moodie (Jaclyn Spaulding). Directed by Jonathan O'Boyle the production opens at Trafalgar Studios 2 on 20 April, with previews from 18 April, and runs until 12 May. (more...)

CT Rep Begins THE CRUCIBLE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2018

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) begins the second half of the 2017-18 season with the Tony Award-winning classic, "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller. Paul Mullins will direct. Performances will be held in the Nafe Katter Theatre from February 22nd through March 4th, 2018. For tickets and information, please visit or call (860) 486-2113. (more...)

The Ridgefield Playhouse to Show The National Theatre of London's Production of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar in HD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2018

See an encore presentation of The National Theatre of London's recent production of William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar in HD on Tuesday, March 27th at 6:30 pm as part of the Benchmark Senior Living at Ridgefield Crossings Live in HD & Classical Series, underwritten by Jeanne Cook, Lori & John Berisford, Liz & Steven Goldstone, and Sabina & Walter Slavin?, with support from The Ridgefield Press and Whistle Stop Bakery. The play, recorded at The Bridge Theatre in London, is directed by Nicholas Hytner and stars Ben Whishaw (The Danish Girl, Skyfall, Hamlet) and Michelle Fairley (Fortitude, Game of Thrones) as Brutus and Cassius, David Calder (The Lost City of Z, The Hatton Garden Job) as Caesar and David Morrissey (The Missing, Hangmen, The Walking Dead) as Mark Antony. (more...)

Dixon Place Presents Solo Show About Internet Anger Over The 2016 U.S. Election, OUTRAGE, For One Night Event
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2018

A brand new one man show about the state of our trouble nation comes this spring to Dixon Place for a one night only event. Inspired by and adapted from real life internet commentary revolving around the 2016 U.S. Election, Outrage is a one man show challenging a severely polarized America to listen more closely. The trolling, cyber bullying, and name calling we engage in on a daily basis takes center stage in this brutally honest portrayal of our national turmoil. (more...)

Soho Rep Adds Second Extension For IS GOD IS, Now Through 3/31
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

Soho Rep. (Sarah Benson, Artistic Director; Cynthia Flowers, Executive Director), has extended the world premiere of Aleshea Harris's Relentless Award-winning Is God Is, directed by Taibi Magar, a second time, through March 31. (more...)

Collegiate Theatrics: USC's Isadora Lee Cintrón Moya
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 21, 2018

Theater's next generation of actors will come from all over the globe, to be certain, but one might find an impressive concentration of artists on the campus of the University of Southern California, where the 2018 list of candidates for the Master of Fine Arts in acting rivals any group to be found anywhere. Take Isadora Lee Cintron Moya, for example. A native of San Juan, Puerto Rico, she earned her bachelor's degree in theater from the University of Puerto Rico, where she was a member of the university's acclaimed Traveling Theatre Group. (more...)

Shakespeare Dallas Announces New Indoor Winter Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

??????? Shakespeare Dallas announces it will launch a new Winter Season performance in January 2019, made possible by a grant through the Meadows Foundation. Staged at Moody Performance Hall, the Winter Season marks the first full-production indoor programming for Shakespeare Dallas. (more...)

Casting Announced for THE COUNTRY WIFE at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

Co-Artistic Directors of Morphic Graffiti, Luke Fredericks and Stewart Charlesworth, today announce casting of the 'Bright Young Things' for their new adaptation of William Wycherley's restoration comedy The Country Wife. Luke Fredericks directs EastEnders' Eddie Eyre as Harry Horner, Call the Midwife's Leo Staar (Harcourt), West End stars Siubhan Harrison (Alithea) and Nancy Sullivan (Margery Pinchwife) with Daniel Cane (Sparkish), Mabel Clements (Lucy/ Dainty Fidget) and Joshua Hill (Dorilant) completing the company. Thrust into the excesses and seductions of late 1920s London: a city exploding with a heavy mix of jazz, gin and scandalous affairs the production, opens at Southwark Playhouse on 4 April, with previews from 28 March, and runs until 21 April. Full casting still to be announced. (more...)

Carly Zien and Philip Goodwin to star in George Street Playhouse's TRYING
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

George Street Playhouse, located at 103 College Farm Road in New Brunswick, today announced the casting of Philip Goodwin (Broadway's The Diary of Anne Frank, The School for Scandal) and Carly Zien (Amazon's The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, POP TV's Nightcap) in Trying by Joanna McClelland Glass, on stage March 13 - April 8, 2018. The poignant drama will be directed by Jim Jack, who will be helming his second GSP mainstage production following the widely acclaimed 2016 production of My Name is Asher Lev. (more...)

New York Premiere Of BABETTE'S FEAST Will Begin An Open-Ended Off-Broadway Engagement
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

???????Based on the short story by Isak Dinesen (and made famous by the 1987 Academy Award-winning film), Babette's Feast will begin performances Wednesday March 14th at the Theatre at Saint Clement's (423 West 46th Street, between Ninth & Tenth Avenues) for an open-ended Off-Broadway engagement.  Opening Night is set for Sunday March 25th (5pm).  The performance runs 90 minutes with no intermission. (more...)

Site-Specific RAGTIME ON ELLIS ISLAND To Hold Developmental Sound Workshop This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

This March, the creative team behind Ragtime on Ellis Island will be developing new use of in-ear monitoring (IEM) technology in a Sound Workshop, meant to explore its potential use for audiences in a fully realized site-specific production. (more...)

BREAKFAST WITH PAPERS and Festival Forums To Return For Adelaide Festival 2018
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

Adelaide Festival welcomes the return of Breakfast with Papers and Festival Forums to the Palais in 2018. With an outstanding line-up of special events set to draw crowds to the beautiful Adelaide Riverbank, the program is proof that Adelaide is not only an arts city in March; it is also a thinking city alive with ideas and conversation. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company Announces George Ball Starring as KING LEAR
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018

Rubicon Theatre today announced casting for KING LEAR, the centerpiece of the company's 20th Anniversary Season. Timely and trenchant,LEAR is the story of a narcissistic ruler who craves adulation, casts out those who doubt his decisions, and neglects those on the fringes of society. Considered by many to be Shakespeare's greatest masterpiece, KING LEAR is a haunting and epic saga of love, greed, family strife, and civil war. (more...)

Yale Rep Presents Suzan-Lori Parks's FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS, Parts 1, 2 & 3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018

Yale Repertory Theatre (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) presents Father Comes Home From the Wars, Parts 1, 2 & 3 by Suzan-Lori Parks, directed by Liz Diamond, March 16-April 7, at the University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is Thursday, March 22. Father Comes Home From the Wars, Parts 1, 2 & 3 is a co-production with San Francisco's American Conservatory Theater, where it will play April 25-May 20. (more...)

Donmar Warehouse Announces Full Casting for THE WAY OF THE WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018

The Donmar Warehouse today announces full casting for James Macdonald's new revival of William Congreve's Restoration comedy masterpiece The Way of The World. Haydn Gwynne will be playing the role of Lady Wishfort, replacing Linda Bassett who has sadly had to withdraw from the production before the start of rehearsals for personal reasons. (more...)

THE WIPERS TIMES Will Tour The UK In 2018 Before Returning To The West End
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018

Following sold-out UK tours in 2016 and 2017, and a critically acclaimed hit run at the Arts Theatre in the West End in 2017, The Wipers Times will once again tour the UK this Autumn. It opens at Nottingham Theatre Royal on 28 August 2018, and visits Oxford, Exeter, Malvern, Leicester, Eastbourne and Birmingham before returning to the Arts Theatre in London for a 7 week season. Full tour dates at with casting to be announced. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018

The programme is today announced for Almeida For Free - Summer & Smoke, the Almeida Theatre's free festival for anyone aged 25 and under taking place from Tuesday 3 - Thursday 5 April. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 19, 2018
by - Feb 19, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 19 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

City Theatre's SHORTS ON SHIPS Sets Sail World-Wide With Azamara Club Cruises
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018

City Theatre announces its newest and most exciting venture, SHORTS ON SHIPS, which launches its unique and popular productions of short ten-minute plays world-wide this month onboard Azamara Club Cruises luxury ships, Journey, Quest and Pursuit beginning in August, 2018. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 17, 2018
by - Feb 17, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 17 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Unpredictable, Immersive And Uproarious, CAUGHT Arrives in The Rep Studio
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2018

The unconventional Caught opens with an invitation for patrons to peruse an installation created by a Chinese artist. But once the audience actually meets said artist, the reality of the play begins to spiral out of control. Written by Christopher Chen and directed by Seth Gordon, this fourth wall-demolishing play runs from March 7 to 25 in The Rep's Studio Theatre. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch the New Trailer for Michael Grandage Company's RED
by Stage Tube - Feb 16, 2018

Based on the original Donmar Warehouse production, this new production of Red by John Logan is the first ever UK revival since Grandage originated the premiere at the Donmar in 2009. The production went on to win six Tony Awards including Best Play. (more...)

Photo Flash: Australian Play FLOOD receives US Premiere Reading
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2018

SHEA DELVES PRODUCTIONS presented a staged reading of the powerful Australian play, FLOOD  by Chris Isaacs, on February 9th, in New York City. (more...)

Special Performance of FARRAH Announces for Long Beach, NY Starring Jen Danby, Directed By Austin Pendleton
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2018

This American Blonde Actress and Mississippi Mud Productions announce a special Long Beach, Long Island, performance of FARRAH, all about '70s superstar Farrah Fawcett, on Sunday, March 11th, at 3:00. (more...)

Full Schedule Announced for 2018 Segal Center Film Festival On Theatre And Performance
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

???????The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center announces the fourth annual Segal Center Film Festival on Theatre and Performance (FTP). The program includes a roster of more than 35 features, shorts, and documentaries by artists from Argentina, Belgium, Canada, China, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Lebanon, The Netherlands, Poland, Serbia, The United Kingdom, and the United States. The festival takes place on Thursday, March 1; Friday, March 2; and Saturday, March 3 at The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center, located at The Graduate Center, City University of New York, NYC, 365 Fifth Avenue, at 34th Street. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018


Frankie J. Grande to Host Red Carpet Live Stream at MUAHS Awards, February 24
by TV News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

For the first time, the annual Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) Awards Red Carpet will be live-streamed from LA Live's Novo Theater on Saturday, February 24th beginning at 5:00 pm PT/8:00 pm ET. Hosted by TV personality, actor and singer FRANKIE J. GRANDE, the MUAHS Awards “Live From the Red Carpet” Live Stream is co-produced byIngleDodd Media, Honeysweet Creative, and American Cinematheque. (more...)

J.D. McClatchy And Composer Christopher Theofanidis To Write Opera-Oratorio On Nicholas Gage's Memoir ELENI
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

???????Impresario Peter Tiboris announced today that he has commissioned acclaimed composer Christopher Theofanidis and poet and librettist J. D. McClatchy, a 2003 finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, to create an opera-oratorio based on the international bestseller 'Eleni,' about a woman's sacrifice to save her children during the Greek Civil War. (more...)

Photo Flash: Austin Shakespeare Stages THE SEAGULL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

Austin Shakespeare brings Chekhov's revolutionary play, The Seagull, to the Rollins Studio Theatre at the Long Center from February 7 - 25, 2018. This is the first time the legendary Russian playwright's work will be performed by the professional (Actors' Equity) company. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

???????Nominated for the Outer Critics Circle Award as Outstanding Off-Broadway musical in 1997, I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change is a musical comedy with book and lyrics by Joe DiPietro and music by Jimmy Roberts. Directed and Produced by Brian Remo and Jessica Foerst (If/Then, Hamlet), and Musically Directed by Alex Golden, this hilarious show is a favorite for couples and singles of all ages. This run of theatrical performances will be held March 2 - 11 at the Union County Performing Arts Center's Hamilton Stage. (more...)

Vineyard's THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE to Feature Tony Yazbeck, Irina Dvorovenko, and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce that Irina Dvorovenko ('The Americans'), a former American Ballet Theatre principal dancer, Tony Award nominees Tony Yazbeck (ON THE TOWN, FINDING NEVERLAND) and Peter Friedman (RAGTIME, The Vineyard's THE SLUG BEARERS OF KAYROL ISLAND...), and Teagle F. Bourgere (THE CRUCIBLE, A RAISIN IN THE SUN) will be featured in the world premiere of THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE, an original work fusing dance, drama and music by legendary composer and four-time Tony Award winner John Kander (CABARET, CHICAGO), Tony Award nominee playwright David Thompson (STEEL PIER; FLORA, THE RED MENACE), and five-time Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman (THE PRODUCERS, CONTACT). Performances will begin May 4, 2018 with opening night set for May 23. Kander, Thompson, and Stroman previously collaborated at The Vineyard on THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS. (more...)

The Assembly Announces World Premiere of SEAGULLMACHINE At La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

La MaMa, in association with The Assembly, presents the world premiere of SEAGULLMACHINE, created by The Assembly, conceived by Nick Benacerraf, co-directed by Jess Chayes (Lucille Lortel Award winner) and Nick Benacerraf, and text by Anton Chekhov, Heiner Muller and The Assembly. SEAGULLMACHINE runs from April 14 - 29, 2018 in a limited engagement at La MaMa's Ellen Stewart Theatre, located at 66 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and the Bowery in New York City. Previews begin April 14 for an April 16 opening. (more...)

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati Announces Regional Premiere of RED VELVET
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

Take a journey to historical London with Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati's regional premiere of Red Velvet by Lolita Chakrabarti. In this endlessly captivating story, drama arises beyond the stage when a famous actor's talents are masked by the color of his skin. Based on the true story of Ira Aldridge, Red Velvet showcases the enduring power of the arts to push boundaries. Playing March 6 - March 31, 2018. Directed by Brian Isaac Phillips. Production Sponsor is The Schueler Group. (more...)

Casting Announced for Dominic Hill Production of A LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

The Citizens Theatre has released casting details for its forthcoming co-production with HOME, Manchester, of Eugene O'Neill's masterpiece Long Day's Journey Into Night, which runs from 13 Apr - 5 May at the Citizens Theatre and at HOME, Manchester from 9 - 16 May. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Sheffield Theatre's Production of CHICKEN SOUP
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

1984. Five days after Orgreave. Three women keep a struggling mining community standing, running a soup kitchen near the pit heads of Rotherham. 2016. The day of the Brexit vote. The breadline is no further away and the soup kitchen is now a food bank, as the country faces a huge decision. (more...)

Elevator Repair Service Announces Cast & Creative Team For EVERYONE'S FINE WITH VIRGINIA WOOLF
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

Elevator Repair Service, "one of the city's few truly essential theater companies" (New York Times), is pleased to present the world premiere of Everyone's Fine With Virginia Woolf, a new play written by longtime company member Kate Scelsa and directed by Elevator Repair Service Artistic Director John Collins. (more...)

Utah Symphony Announces Zion Bank MUSIC IN FILM Concert Series As Part Of The 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

Building upon the overwhelming audience appetite for film screenings coupled with live orchestra playing the score, the Utah Symphony announced its Zions Bank Films in Concert series in the 2018-19 season featuring five orchestra presentations paired with blockbuster and award-winning motion pictures on the big screen at Abravanel Hall. Packages for the Films in Concert series go on sale February 8, 2018 at 10 AM via and (801) 533-6683. Single tickets for each film start at $29 and go on sale at varied intervals throughout the year. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

???????The second installment of the new series, State of the Theatre: Seattle Artists in Conversation will feature some of Seattle's most accomplished interpreters of Shakespeare in conversation with longtime Seattle Times theatre critic, lecturer, and author Misha Berson. (more...)

Charles Busch Returns to Theater for the New City in THE CONFESSION OF LILY DARE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

Charles Busch will return to Theater for the New City (Crystal Field, Executive Artistic Director) this spring in his uproarious new comedy The Confession of Lily Dare for a limited premiere showcase engagement. Directed by Busch's longtime collaborator Carl Andress (The Tribute Artist, Judith of Bethulia, The Divine Sister), The Confession of Lily Dare will play a limited engagement of 24 performances from Wednesday, April 4 to Sunday, April 29 at Theater for the New City's Johnson Theater (155 First Avenue). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Lea Salonga, John Leguizamo, Keegan-Michael Key & More Talk Broadway's Future at the Theatre Forward Broadway Roundtable
by Walter McBride - Feb 14, 2018

Earlier this month, Theatre Forward and UBS hosted the 15th Annual Broadway Roundtable, moderated by Theatre Forward Executive Director Bruce E. Whitacre. The exclusive luncheon explored the current Broadway landscape with some of Broadway's leading players and stars, with a panel that included Heather A. Hitchens, President and CEO of the American Theatre Wing; Keegan-Michael Key, Emmy-winning actor, comedian, writer and producer (Meteor Shower, Hamlet, 'Key and Peele'); John Leguizamo, Emmy and Obie Award-winning actor and playwright (Latin History for Morons, Freak, Mambo Mouth); Daryl Roth, award-winning Broadway producer (Kinky Boots, Indecent); Lea Salonga, Tony Award-winning actor (Once On This Island, Miss Saigon, Les Miserables) and Irene Sankoff and David Hein, the Tony-nominated and Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk Award-winning songwriting and book-writing team behind Come From Away. (more...)

Meet The Cast Of HAPPIEST PLACE ON EARTH By Philip Dawkins
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

Once upon a time in 1955, a magical kingdom was built on the founding principles of dreams, American idealism, and our wildest hopes. Eight years later, a quintessential American family reeling from the loss of their King embarks on a quest for restoration and deliverance in this kingdom. 50 years later, their expedition is brought to dazzling life in an effort to understand one's place in family, the American way, and whether happiness is truly a place where dreams come true. (more...)

Photo Flash: Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF presents TWELFTH NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2018

Orlando Shakespeare Theater (Orlando Shakes) in Partnership with UCF presents William Shakespeare's comedy Twelfth Night February 21 - March 23, 2018 in the Margeson Theater. Performed in traditional Elizabethan style by an all-male cast, Twelfth Night will play in repertory with Shakespeare in Love. Tickets ($25 - $50) to both productions are available now by calling (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, visiting, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street). (more...)

Justin Huertas Joins Band For 12 OPHELIAS Opening Friday at UW Drama!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2018

???????What if, instead of drowning, Shakespeare's Ophelia had splashed through the brook water and found a parallel universe on the other side? (more...)

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