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by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2017
Rogue Machine will present the World Premiere of 'bled for the household truth' by Ruth Fowler, directed by Cameron Watson.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2017
Miles Richardson leads an 11-strong cast of J. M. Barrie's rarely performed play DEAR BRUTUS in its centenary year at Southwark Playhouse, presented by Troupe Theatre and directed by Jonathan O'Boyle.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2017
THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director are thrilled to announce that the first show of its 2017-2018 season, the smash-hit, critically acclaimed world premiere of STUPID KID, written by acclaimed playwright Sharr White (The Other Place) and directed by Cameron Watson (Cat on A Hot Tin Roof). STUPID KID is EXTENDING through SUNDAY, DECEMBER 3 at the Road Theatre on Magnolia, located in The NoHo Senior Arts Colony, 10747 Magnolia Blvd. in North Hollywood. After 14 years in prison for a crime he swears he didn't commit, Chick returns home to find his flat-broke family under the thumb of his dangerous Unclemike. A rollicking Gothic Western tale of a family isolated by shame, STUPID KID explores power, guilt and the limits of maternal love.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2017
Rothschild & Sons, a musical by Broadway songwriting legends Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick (Fiddler on the Roof, She Loves Me) and Tony-nominated writer Sherman Yellen, directed by Jeffrey B.Moss, is the story of Mayer Rothschild, his wife and sons, who despite being trapped behind ghetto walls, dream of a day when they are no longer locked in or anyone like them locked out.
by Patrick Michael Kelly - Oct 26, 2017
Theatre South Carolina premieres TOP GIRLS while Trustus Theatre brings back the EVIL DEAD!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2017
Point Park University's Conservatory Theatre Company presents You on the Moors Now, a new play about classic literary women rejecting the role assigned to them by society through marriage and making their own future. With a hilarious and reflective script, this story speaks to the characters back then as well as audiences today. This bold show highlights social norms from the past as well as the fresh ideas that we've come to in the present.
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 7, 2017
Direct from an acclaimed run in London, the powerful Royal Court Theatre production of Lucy Kirkwood's astonishing new play, The Children, will make its American debut at MTC with the heralded original cast.
by TV - Press Previews - Nov 7, 2017
Direct from an acclaimed run in London, the powerful Royal Court Theatreproduction of Lucy Kirkwood's astonishing new play, The Children, will make its American debut at MTC with the heralded original cast.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017
Just in time for the holiday season, Theater J offers Alfred Uhry's classic comedy The Last Night of Ballyhoo. A Chanukah-inflected alternative to the Christmas Carols and Nutcracker Suites, The Last Night of Ballyhoo is a winning combination of quirky romance with real dramatic heft at its core.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017
Miles Richardson leads an 11-strong cast of J. M. Barrie's rarely performed play DEAR BRUTUS in its centenary year at Southwark Playhouse, presented by Troupe Theatre and directed by Jonathan O'Boyle.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2017
The New York premiere of the new play, 20TH CENTURY BLUES, from Susan Smith Blackburn Prize-winner and two-time OBIE Award-winning playwright Susan Miller (MY LEFT BREAST), directed by two-time OBIE Award-winner and Tony Award-nominee Emily Mann (HAVING OUR SAY, ANNA IN THE TROPICS), just opened lat night, November 26, for a run through Sunday, January 28, and BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening festivities below!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2017
A friendly reminder that performances begin tomorrow Tuesday, November 28 for the Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of The Royal Court Theatre's production of The Children, the new play by Olivier Award winner Lucy Kirkwood (Chimerica), directed by James Macdonald (Top Girls at MTC) starring acclaimed London cast members BAFTA Award winner Francesca Annis (BBC's Cranford ), Olivier Award nominee Ron Cook (Juno and the Paycock at The Donmar), and Olivier Award winner Deborah Findlay (The National Theatre's Stanley).
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017
The Smith Center for the Performing Arts has announced that the first U.S. National tour of the hit musical THE BODYGUARD, will play Reynolds Hall from Today, Nov. 21 to Sunday, Nov. 26. Tickets go on sale next Friday, Sept. 29.
by Patrick Michael Kelly - Nov 2, 2017
TOP GIRLS and SLEEPY HOLLOW take their final bows, while the EVIL DEAD keep walking!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2017
Rogue Machine will present the World Premiere of 'bled for the household truth' by Ruth Fowler, directed by Cameron Watson.
by Jessica Khan - Nov 16, 2017
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: SCHOOL GIRLS; OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY opens tonight at MCC Theater and more!
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.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2017
The New York premiere of the new play, 20TH CENTURY BLUES, from Susan Smith Blackburn Prize-winner and two-time OBIE Award-winning playwright Susan Miller (MY LEFT BREAST) begins previews Sunday, November 12 at 3:00 PM at at The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street). Two-time OBIE Award-winner and Tony Award-nominee Emily Mann (HAVING OUR SAY, ANNA IN THE TROPICS) will direct the company, which features Beth Dixon ( The Good Wife, Infinitely Polar Bear, MAJOR BARBARA), three-time Helen Hayes Award-winner Franchelle Stewart Dorn (Red Bull Theater's 'TIS PITY SHE'S A WHORE), Emmy Award-nominee Polly Draper ( thirtysomething, Obvious Child, CLOSER), two-time OBIE Award-winner Kathryn Grody (TOP GIRLS, THE MODEL APARTMENT), OBIE Award-winner Ellen Parker (THE HEIDI CHRONICLES), and Charles Socarides (SONS OF THE PROPHET, When We Rise ). The 10-week limited engagement will open on Sunday, November 26.
by Benjamin Tomchik - Nov 10, 2017
Watching Top Girls you can't help but have a feeling of d j vu that many of the issues raised by Churchill are still ongoing. You also have a sense of sadness that little progress seems to have been made. Still, and despite that problematic third act, Top Girls remains timely and relevant.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018
Co-Artistic Directors of Morphic Graffiti, Luke Fredericks and Stewart Charlesworth, today announce full casting for their new adaptation of William Wycherley's restoration comedy The Country Wife. Fredericks directs theatre veteran Richard Clews whose credits include King Lear, (Chichester Festival Theatre) and extensive work for the RSC and Shakespeare's Globe, Sarah Lam (Chimerica, Almeida Theatre / Harold Pinter Theatre, Lucky Man, No Problem!) and Sam Graham (Spooks, Kingdom, Footballer's Wives) who join the previously announced 'Bright Young Things' - EastEnders' Eddie Eyre, Call the Midwife's Leo Staar, West End stars Siubhan Harrison and Nancy Sullivan along with Daniel Cane, Mabel Clements and Joshua Hill completing the full 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.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2018
Sydney Theatre Company Chairman Ian Narev has announced that the Executive Producer of Contemporary Asian Australian Performance (CAAP) Annette Shun Wah and actor Heather Mitchell have joined STC's board.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2018
Sex/Crime, written for The Glory, a Queer and alternative East End nightlife spot and performance mecca, and funded by Arts Council England, is a challenging new play that explores sex, violence, language, fear and queerness.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2018
Louise Jameson is to star with recent graduate Thomas Mahy making his London stage debut in Philip Ridley's Vincent River. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2018
The first U.S. National tour of the hit musical THE BODYGUARD, will play the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts from April 10 - 15. Tickets are on sale now.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2018
The Segal Centre is proud to bring the English-language world premiere of The Angel and the Sparrow to Montreal from April 15 to May 6, 2018. Based on the true story of Marlene Dietrich and Edith Piaf, two indomitable women of incomparable talent, this new musical drama is an intimate and entertaining portrait of the fascinating friendship between show business legends that began under the most unlikely of circumstances and lasted their entire lives.  
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2018
Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of The Royal Court Theatre's production of The Children begins the final two weeks of its run at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). The production will play its final performance Sunday, February 4.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2018
After last summer's successful runs in Sacramento, Walnut Creek, and San Jose, Alan Jacobson's WaistWatchers The Musical! returns to the Herberger Theater Center from Jan. 24-Feb. 25.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2018
As part of their 10th anniversary season Rose Theatre Kingston today announces the full cast for Stephen Bill's award-winning play Curtains. Lindsay Posner directs Leo Bill (Michael), Caroline Catz (Susan), Jonathan Coy (Geoffrey), Tim Dutton (Douglas), Wendy Nottingham (Margaret), Saskia Reeves (Katherine), Sandra Voe (Ida) and Marjorie Yates (Mrs Jackson). The production opens on Wednesday 28 February, with previews from Thursday 22 February, and runs until Saturday 17 March.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2018
Sydney Theatre Company opens its 2018 season with the Caryl Churchill classic Top Girls, directed by STC Resident Director Imara Savage with an extraordinary all-female ensemble including Helen Thomson, Kate Box, Michelle Lim Davidson, Paula Arundell and Heather Mitchell.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018
Aurora Theatre Company presents the West End hit A NUMBER by influential British playwright Caryl Churchill with Barbara Damashek to direct. Set in the near future, the play explores human cloning, personal identity and the age-old debate of nature versus nurture.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018
Set the table and pull up a chair! Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati presents the regional premiere of the 2016 Tony Award Winner for Best Play, The Humans by Pulitzer Prize finalist Stephen Karam. This evocative drama brings a family face to face with their most familiar fears, and provides a poignant reminder of why we gather together. Featuring an all-star cast and an incredible two-story set, The Humans serves up trials, traditions, and turkey. Playing January 23 February 17, 2018. Directed by Michael Evan Haney. Production Sponsor is The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./U.S. Bank Foundation.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018
ENSEMBLE THEATRE COMPANY is thrilled to announce the third show of its 2017-2018 Season, the 2014-2015 Outer Critics Circle & Drama Desk award nominee for Best Play, THE CITY OF CONVERSATION, written by Anthony Giardina and directed by Cameron Watson.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2018
Following a sell-out season at the Abbey Theatre as part of the 100th anniversary celebrations of the 1916 Easter Rising, as well as a successful Irish and US tour, The Plough and the Stars comes to the Lyric Hammersmith as a co-production with the Abbey Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2018
Louise Jameson is to star with recent graduate Thomas Mahy making his London stage debut in Philip Ridley's Vincent River.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2018
The nominees for the 2018 Helen Hayes Awards were announced on February 5, 2018. One of the country's most prestigious cultural honors, The Helen Hayes Awards recognizes and celebrates excellence in professional theatre throughout the Washington metropolitan area. The National Theatre's Helen Hayes Gallery set the scene for the announcement of nominees in 47 categories for artistic excellence, and the theatre companies eligible for the 2017 John Aniello Award for Outstanding Emerging Theatre Company. The recipient of the 2018 Helen Hayes Tribute will be announced shortly.
by Jade Kops - Feb 22, 2018
In an era when female power and rights are being asserted and America was on the verge of its first female president, Imara Savage opens Sydney Theatre Company's 2018 season with Caryl Churchill's TOP GIRLS. 
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.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2018
Aurora Theatre Company presents the modern classic A NUMBER by influential British playwright Caryl Churchill with Barbara Damashek directing. Set in the near future, the play explores human cloning, personal identity and the age-old debate of nature versus nurture. It features Paul Vincent O'Connor (American Buffalo, Death Defying Acts) and Joseph O'Malley (Kennedy Center, La Jolla Playhouse).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2018
ENSEMBLE THEATRE COMPANY is thrilled to announce the third show of its 2017-2018 Season, the 2014-2015 Outer Critics Circle & Drama Desk award nominee for Best Play, THE CITY OF CONVERSATION, written by Anthony Giardina and directed by Cameron Watson. Meredith Baxter and Sharon Lawrence star in this deeply moving and thought-provoking story about how the political divide tears apart an American family. THE CITY OF CONVERSATION begins previews on Thursday, February 8, opens on Saturday, February 10, and runs through Sunday, February 25, 2018 at The New Vic, 33 W. Victoria Street in Santa Barbara.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2018
The Grand Theatre is thrilled to present on the McManus Stage WHAT A YOUNG WIFE OUGHT TO KNOW, by one of Canada's most celebrated playwrights, Hannah Moscovitch. The production offers a stark but humorous look at love, sex, and fertility of young mothers inspired by letters from the Canadian birth control movement of the early 20th century.
by - Dec 9, 2017
BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 12/9/2017.
by Elliot Lanes - Dec 4, 2017
Today's subject Amber Paige McGinnis is currently living her theater life at Theater J as the director of the Tony Award-winning play The Last Night of Ballyhoo. The production runs through December 31st.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2017
Tony Award nominated artist and Top Girls director Liesl Tommy and Huntington Trustee Neal Balkowitsch will be honored with the Wimberly Award at the 2018 Spotlight Spectacular on Monday, May 7, 2018 at the Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017
Jessica Love, Nadine Malouf, Ana Reeder, Andrea Syglowski, Zuzanna Szadkowski, Sarah Tolan-Mee, and Nicole Villamil will be featured in the upcoming LCT3/Lincoln Center Theater production of queens, a new play by Martyna Majok, to be directed by Danya Taymor.
by TV - Opening Night Special - Dec 13, 2017
Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of The Royal Court Theatre's production of The Children, the new play by Olivier Award winner Lucy Kirkwood (Chimerica), directed by James MacDonald (Top Girls at MTC), opened just last night, December 12, at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street).
by Jennifer Broski - Dec 13, 2017
Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of The Royal Court Theatre's production of The Children, the new play by Olivier Award winner Lucy Kirkwood (Chimerica), directed by James MacDonald (Top Girls at MTC), opened just last night, December 12, at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street).
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 12, 2017
The Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of The Royal Court Theatre's production of The Children, opens tonight, Tuesday, December 12, 2017, at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street).
by Review Roundups - Dec 12, 2017
Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of The Royal Court Theatre's production of The Children, the new play by Olivier Award winner Lucy Kirkwood (Chimerica), directed by James MacDonald (Top Girls at MTC), opens tonight, December 12, at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street).
by Meet the Cast - Dec 12, 2017
Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of The Royal Court Theatre's production of The Children, the new play by Olivier Award winner Lucy Kirkwood (Chimerica), directed by James MacDonald (Top Girls at MTC), opens tonight, December 12, at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the company, plus hear from the stars in the video below!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 12, 2017
Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of The Royal Court Theatre's production of The Children, the new play by Olivier Award winner Lucy Kirkwood (Chimerica), directed by James MacDonald (Top Girls at MTC), had its official Broadway opening this week.