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Musical Comedy I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE Comes To Hamilton Stage In Rahway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 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...)

Casting Confirmed for OF MICE AND MEN at Theatre Royal Glasgow
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

Casting has been confirmed for Selladoor and The Marlow Theatre's production of John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men. Taking to the stage when the show arrives at Theatre Glasgow, Monday 26 Feb - Saturday 3 March for its only Scottish date on the tour will be: Richard Keightley (The Mousetrap, St Martin's Theatre) stars as George alongside Matthew Wynn (Hamlet, The Almeida; Measure for Measure, Young Vic) as Lennie, they will be joined on stage by Andrew Boyer (Candy), Cameron Robertson (Slim), Darren Bancroft (Carlson), Kevin Mathurin (Crooks), Harry Egan (Whit), Kamran Darabi Ford (Curley) ,Rosemary Boyle (Curley's Wife), and Robert Ashe (The Boss). (more...)

VAULT Festival Presents IF WE GOT SOME MORE COCAINE I COULD SHOW YOU HOW I LOVE YOU
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

Offie-nominated If We Got Some More Cocaine I Could Show You How I Love You is a play of small dreams and big hopes. John O'Donovan's working-class love story explores the ways people find love and kindness, even when oppression kicks them from all angles. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with TRIAL, a New Play Directed by Lori Petty
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

Rehearsals for Ashley Griffin's 'Trial' are now complete! Our cast, crew, and production team have been loading into the Beckmann Theater this Monday. Trial marks film director and star Lori Petty's NYC theatre directing debut. While we tech, enjoy this photo flash of a behind-the-scenes look into the rehearsal room. (more...)

FST Announces NATIVE GARDENS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

FST continues the 2017-18 Winter Mainstage Season with the culture clash comedy Native Gardens, by Karen Zacarias. Native Gardens runs from January 24 through March 25 in the Gompertz Theatre. Subscriptions for all four Winter Mainstage shows can be purchased for as little as $59 by phone at (941) 366-9000 or by visiting us online at www.floridastudiotheatre.org. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Gift Theatre Presents Festival TEN 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

The Gift Theatre is pleased to present TEN 2018, the company's annual season kick-off festival of ten world premiere ten-minute pieces by The Gift and guest artists, curated by Artistic Director Michael Patrick Thornton and Associate Artistic Director Paul D'Addario, playing January 5 14, 2018 at 4802 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Jefferson Park neighborhood. Tickets for TEN are free for Gift subscribers and $10 for the general public. Tickets are currently available by calling the Gift's box office at 773-283-7071 or visiting thegifttheatre.org. (more...)

Immersive SOUTHERN GOTHIC Invites Audience Into 1960s Cocktail Party
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

Windy City Playhouse announces an expansion in programming with a world-premiere immersive theatrical production, 'Southern Gothic,' premiering February 7, 2017 in an open-ended engagement. (more...)

Virgina Stage Company presents Jane Austen's PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

Virginia Stage Company opens the new year with Jane Austen's most popular literary novel, Pride and Prejudice. Directed by Virginia Stage Company Producing Artistic Director, Tom Quaintance, Pride and Prejudice will sweep you away with its witty, fast-paced exploration of expectations that has become the template for modern romance. Fans of the novel will be thrilled with this faithful adaptation of the story. (more...)

Grassroots Shakespeare Brings ROMEO AND JULIET To SCERA, 1/17-20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

When Romeo appears on stage at SCERA Center for the Arts later this month, he just might deliver the famous line, What light through yonder window breaks? by looking directly at someone in the audience. Romeo hopes he or she will answer something like, Oh, that's Juliet's light. You're in luck. You are almost to her house. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - Alan Cumming Stars in New CBS Drama INSTINCT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

Below, check out first look images at the new CBS drama INSTINCT, starring Alan Cumming as a former CIA operative who is lured back to his old life when the NYPD needs his help to stop a serial killer. (more...)

Stars Like Daniel Radcliffe, Jude Law and Andrew Garfield to Illuminate The Fugard's Bioscope Screenings This January
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

The Fugard Bioscope has an exciting January line up with The National Theatre Encore Season, a chance to re-experience some of the most popular recorded live theatre titles of the past year. The programme features the best of British theatre screenings as well as some new titles from the comfort of a Fugard Theatre seat. (more...)

FST Presents NATIVE GARDENS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

FST continues the 2017-18 Winter Mainstage Season with the culture clash comedy Native Gardens, by Karen Zacarias. Native Gardens runs from January 24 through March 25 in the Gompertz Theatre. Subscriptions for all four Winter Mainstage shows can be purchased for as little as $59 by phone at (941) 366-9000 or by visiting us online at www.floridastudiotheatre.org. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 7, 2018
by - Jan 7, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 7 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 6, 2018
by - Jan 6, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 6 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

New Globe Director Will Allow Cast to Choose Roles and Audience to Choose Plays
by Stephanie Wild - Jan 6, 2018

According to The Guardian, Michelle Terry, the new artistic director of Shakespeare's Globe wants to dismantle theatre hierarchies moving forward by giving more power to the casts and audiences of the play produced there. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 1/6/2018
by - Jan 6, 2018

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 1/6/2018. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 5, 2018
by - Jan 5, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 5 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Presents: DEATH AND THE MAIDEN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) announces the first staged production of its 2017-18 Winter/Spring Season, Ariel Dorfman's shattering drama Death and the Maiden, directed by Founding Artistic Director Steven Maler at the Sandra L. Sorenson Black Box, Sorenson Center, Babson College, 231 Forest Street in Wellesley, MA. (more...)

Casting Announced for CHICKEN SOUP and FROST/NIXON at Sheffield Theatres
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres Robert Hastie today announces full casting for the world premiere of Chicken Soup. by Ray Castleton and Kieran Knowles the latter of whom returns to Sheffield Theatres after the success of Operation Crucible; and the regional premi re of Peter Morgan's smash hit play Frost/Nixon. (more...)

Union Arts Center and Mainstages Present Interactive Kids Show DETECTIVE LINGO AND THE CASE OF THE MISSING MONA LISA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

Union Arts Center and mainstages, an educational theater company for children, team up to present a fun, interactive performance of DETECTIVE LINGO AND THE CASE OF THE MISSING MONA LISA, directed and created by Matt Dorter and performing February 4 at 4pm at Union Arts Center (2 Union Street, Sparkhill, NY 10976) in the Nyack region. Tickets are $18 for adults and $9 for children and can be purchased at www.uacny.com/ or at the door. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For The World Premiere Of Howard Brenton's THE SHADOW FACTORY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

Director of Nuffield Southampton Theatres, Samuel Hodges, today announces the full cast for the company's inaugural production at NST City the world premi re of Howard Brenton's The Shadow Factory, which Hodges directs. Veteran of stage and screen Anita Dobson joins the cast as Lady Cooper/Ma (Wicked, Apollo Victoria Theatre; The Merry Wives of Windsor, RSC; Frozen, National Theatre) along with Shala Nyx who plays Polly. Dobson, known for playing the iconic role of Angie Watts in EastEnders, and Nyx join David Birrell (Fred/Hugh), Catherine Cusack (Lil/Sylvia), Lorna Fitzgerald (Jackie Dimmock), Hilton McRae (Lord Beaverbrook) and Daniel York (Len Gooch) to complete the company. The Shadow Factory opens on 15 February, with previews from 7 February, and runs until 3 March. (more...)

Andre Holland, Mark Rylance & More Join New Season at Shakespeare's Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

Shakespeare's Globe is delighted to announce Michelle Terry's first season as Artistic Director. 2018's Shakespeare productions include Hamlet, As You Like It, The Two Noble Kinsmen, The Winter's Tale, Othello and Love's Labour's Lost. A premiere of three new plays, a national and international tour of Shakespeare and other performances on and off site are announced together with a year-long programme of events exploring the history and future of theatre censorship, as well as a series of events looking at race, refuge and refugees in relation to Shakespeare. (more...)

Theatre School at DePaul to Stage MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

The Theatre School at DePaul University is pleased to present Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play, written by Anne Washburn and directed by Jeremy Aluma (MFA Directing candidate, Class of 2019), with music by Michael Friedman, in the Sondra & Denis Healy Theatre. The production premieres on Friday, January 26, and runs through Sunday, February 4, 2018. Performances are Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 PM and Sundays at 2 PM. Previews are on January 24 and 25 at 7:30 PM. Post-show discussions will follow the performances on January 28 (2:00 PM) and February 1 (7:30 PM). (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 4, 2018
by - Jan 4, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 4 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW Morning Brief January 4th, 2018: The Public Kicks Off UNDER THE RADAR, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Jan 4, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: The Public Theater kicks off UNDER THE RADAR festival series, and more! (more...)

Stephen Spinella Will Lead Berkeley Rep's ANGELS IN AMERICA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the full cast and creative team for Tony Kushner's Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes, Part One: Millennium Approaches and Part Two: Perestroika. (more...)

Kendra Kassebaum to Lead 5th Avenue Theatre's New Production of MAMMA MIA!, Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

Rehearsals begin today for The 5th Avenue Theatre's new production of Mamma Mia!, the celebrated musical that features the music of global pop sensation ABBA. The 5th Avenue Theatre is the first producing theater company in the Pacific Northwest to be granted the rights to create its own refreshed version of the show, which toured the world for nearly 20 years. (more...)

THE 60'S FESTIVAL Kicks Off In January with A Tribute To Dr. Martn Luther King Jr. and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

Beginning this month, Carnegie Hall presents The '60s: The Years that Changed America, a citywide festival from January 14-March 24, 2018, featuring an expansive array of events to be presented at Carnegie Hall and at more than 35 leading partner cultural institutions throughout New York City and beyond. This special exploration of the '60s invites audiences to explore this turbulent decade through the lens of arts and culture, including music's role as a meaningful vehicle to inspire social change. (more...)

Devin Ilaw, Brandon Uranowitz, and More Lead One Night Only Benefit Performance of NEXT TO NORMAL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

Quintessence of Dust Theatre Company/Rachel Kunstadt announce the complete cast of the one night only performance of Pulitzer Prize winning musical Next to Normal to benefit The JED Foundation. Directed by Daniella Caggiano and with music direction by Janet Noh, the event will take place on Thursday, February 1st at 7:00 pm at JCC Manhattan on 334 Amsterdam Avenue on the Upper West Side. (more...)

OR NOT TO BE - That Is The Question
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

If you knew your time was almost up, what would you do? If you're an actor, like Ben, you might choose to perform Hamlet. Why? Or Not To Be, a new play by Andrew Batten, explores this fundamental question - what is the role of a lifetime? (more...)

Casting Announced For The ALEXANDER MATTHEWS Season At Tristan Bates
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

The playwright and philosopher Alexander Matthews presents the debut of his two witty social dramas at Covent Garden's Tristan Bates Theatre in spring 2018. 'Screaming Secrets' and 'Glass Roots' will have back-to-back runs and will form the first Alexander Matthews Season in the UK. Both plays are directed by Evan Keele with production design by Nancy Surman. (more...)

UW Drama Presents State Of The Theatre: Playwriting In The Age Of Trump
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

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

PUFF Soars Into The Court
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

Kids will discover how to believe in dragons and in themselves in The Court Theatre's delightful production of Puff the Magic Dragon. (more...)

The Gift Theatre Presents TEN 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2018

The Gift Theatre is pleased to present TEN 2018, the company's annual season kick-off festival of ten world premiere ten-minute pieces by The Gift and guest artists, curated by Artistic Director Michael Patrick Thornton and Associate Artistic Director Paul D'Addario. Tickets for TEN are free for Gift subscribers and $10 for the general public. Tickets are currently available by calling the Gift's box office at 773-283-7071 or visiting thegifttheatre.org. (more...)

Casting Announced for Finborough Theatre's 150th Anniversary Play CYRIL'S SUCCESS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2018

During 2018, the Finborough Theatre celebrates 150 years of the Finborough Theatre building with an anniversary selection of the best plays from 1868. The FINBOROUGH150 series opens with the first London production since 1890 of Cyril's Success by playwright and local resident Henry J. Byron playing for nine Sunday and Monday evenings and Tuesday matinees from Sunday, 4 February 2018 (Press Night: Monday, 5 February 2018 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Michael Urie Led HAMLET Extends Through March 4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2018

The Shakespeare Theatre Company announces an extension of Shakespeare's Hamlet directed by Michael Kahn and featuring Michael Urie in the titular role. The production will now play through March 4, 2018, at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW). (more...)

THE BENCH, A HOMELESS LOVE STORY Extends At East Village Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2018

The Off-Broadway hit The Bench starring Robert Galinsky, directed by Jay O. Sanders, will extend its sold out run at The East Village Playhouse (340 East 6th Street). It will start back up after the holidays beginning January 26 and will run an additional 12 weeks through April 13, 2018, playing Friday evening at 9pm. Tickets are $29 - $39 and can be purchased by visiting TheBenchPlay.com or by calling 866-811-4111. This production is being presented by Golden Globe Nominated Chris Noth, Drama Desk, Obie, Olivier Award winner Barry Shabaka Henley and produced by Tony Award winning producer Terry Schnuck. (more...)

FACELESS Electrifies The Rep Studio
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2018

A tense and tightly plotted drama, Faceless made a splash with its world premiere at Chicago's Northlight Theatre last year. Now, with much of its creative team and cast returning, that acclaimed production moves to The Rep's Emerson Studio Theatre. Written by Selina Fillinger and directed by BJ Jones, the play runs from January 17 to February 4. (more...)

Pittsburgh CLO Announces Cast for UP AND AWAY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2018

Pittsburgh CLO is proud to announce the cast of the world premiere of UP AND AWAY, January 25 April 15, 2018 at the CLO Cabaret. As part of its Next Generation Capital Campaign efforts, Pittsburgh CLO debuted a staged reading of this new musical comedy this past spring during New Musicals Weekend at the Benedum Center. Tickets are now available online at CLOCabaret.com, by phone at 412-456-6666 or in person at the Theater Square Box Office. UP AND AWAY is also available as part of a CLO Cabaret Series subscription package. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 2, 2018
by - Jan 2, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 2 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

HAMLET's Cheryl White on Making the Transition from TV to Stage
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jan 2, 2018

With Nashville Shakespeare Festival's annual Winter Shakespeare production set to open Thursday night Denice Hicks' staging of Hamlet, starring Sam Ashdown actress Cheryl White, who plays Gertrude, found time between rehearsals to talk about the production. (more...)

Discounted Tickets Still Available for STEEL MAGNOLIAS Tuesday Matinee
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2018

A special Tuesday matinee of Robert Harling's Steel Magnolias has been scheduled forJanuary 23 at 2pm. All tickets for this event are priced at $22.50, all seats reserved. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For SUMMER AND SMOKE at the Almeida Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2018

Joining the previously announced Patsy Ferran are Seb Carrington, Nancy Crane, Eric MacLennan, Forbes Masson, Matthew Needham, Tok Stephen and Anjana Vasan. The production is designed by Tom Scutt, with lighting design by Lee Curran, composition by Angus MacRae, sound by Carolyn Downing and casting by Julia Horan. (more...)

FREAKY FRIDAY, SUMMER & More Earn San Diego Craig Noel Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2018

The San Diego Theatre Critics Circle has announced the nominations for its 16th annual Craig Noel Awards for Theatrical Excellence, which will be presented in a ceremony on Feb. 12, 2018, at the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation in San Diego. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 1, 2018
by - Jan 1, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 1 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Best of the Best: The Theatre that Ruled 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2018

As we count down the last days of 2017, New York City's top theatre critics have been taking stock of the theatre season- deciding on their personal choices for their favorite productions of the year. With so many stellar plays, musicals, revivals and new works, both on Broadway and off, a slew of shows have gained recognition from the critics this year. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 31, 2017
by - Dec 31, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 31 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 30, 2017
by - Dec 30, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 30 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)


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