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Reg Rogers to Lead New Translation of Ibsen's AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE at Yale Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Yale Repertory Theatre opens its 2017-18 season with An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen, newly translated from the Norwegian by Paul Walsh, directed by James Bundy, October 6-October 28 at Yale University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is Thursday, October 12. (more...)

Theatre By The Lake Announces Additional HANDBAGGED Dates Due To Popular Demand
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Artistic Director Conrad Lynch today announces additional dates added to Theatre by the Lake's production of Handbagged due to popular demand. (more...)

Alec Baldwin to Tell Untold Stories from New Memoir NEVERTHELESS at EST
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST) has announced a special one-night-only benefit event featuring two-time Emmy Award-winner Alec Baldwin on Monday, September 25, 2017 at 8pm at EST's Curt Dempster Theatre (545 W. 52nd Street). (more...)

BWW Review: The Spotlight Shines On Everyone in Public Works' AS YOU LIKE IT
by Michael Dale - Sep 8, 2017

'All the world's a stage / And everybody's in the show. / Nobody's a pro.' Those words, sung at the opening of Shaina Taub and Laurie Woolery's thoroughly enchanting musical adaptation of Shakespeare's As You Like It, were especially poignant at the Delacorte Theater this past weekend, where, since 2013, every Labor Day holiday has been celebrated with a production by the Public Theater's gloriously inclusive Public Works program. (more...)

Cast Complete for PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS, Starring Denise Gough at St. Ann's Warehouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

St. Ann's Warehouse continues its rich history of partnering with the UK's foremost theaters and theater makers, presenting the American Premiere of the National Theatre/Headlong production of Duncan Macmillan's People, Places & Things. Directed by Jeremy Herrin, the production was one of last season's must-see shows in the West End, following a hugely successful run at the National. Casting is now complete for the American Premiere at St. Ann's. (more...)

Adrianna Hicks, Carla R. Stewart and Carrie Compere to Lead THE COLOR PURPLE on Tour; Cast, Dates Set!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Producers announced today the first North American tour and full casting of the Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of THE COLOR PURPLE. Performances will begin October 7, 2017 in Schenectady, New York at Proctors and the tour will have its official opening October 17, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland at The Hippodrome Theatre. The tour will visit more than 30 cities in its first year on tour. Check out a complete tour route for the 2017-18 season below! (more...)

Tickets Now On Sale for WAM Production of THE LAST WIFE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Tickets are now on sale for WAM Theatre's fall Mainstage production of The Last Wife by Kate Hennig, directed by Kelly Galvin. The play premiered at the Stratford Festival in 2015 and enjoyed a completely sold-out and extended run. Performances of this Northeast Regional Premiere production are scheduled for October 13-November 5, 2017, at Shakespeare & Company's Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre, 70 Kemble St, Lenox, MA. (more...)

TAMAR OF THE RIVER to Give Reunion Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Tamar of the River Reunion Concert on November 1, 2017 at 9:30pm. (more...)

Nancy Anderson and Eddie Korbich Join THE PAJAMA GAME at Arena Stage; Full Company Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the complete company for The Pajama Game directed by Alan Paul in his Arena Stage debut, with music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross, and book by George Abbott and Richard Bissell. (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Public Works' AS YOU LIKE IT at the Delacorte
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 7, 2017

The Public Theater's free Public Works production of As You Like It took place September 1-5 at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. BroadwayWorld has highlights from the show below! (more...)

J. M. Barrie's DEAR BRUTUS Comes to Southwark Playhouse for Christmas season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

1917. In a remote English village there are rumours of an enchanted wood. One of the inhabitants - a mysterious old man - invites eight strangers to stay. They all have something in common. When, one evening, the wood miraculously appears the guests feel compelled to enter. What happens there has the power to change their lives forever… (more...)

Dan Butler Steps in for Leslie Jordan in WARHOLCAPOTE at A.R.T.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) announces that Dan Butler has joined the cast of adaptor Rob Roth's new play WARHOLCAPOTE in the role of Truman Capote. He will appear with Stephen Spinella (Tony Award winner for Angels in America) who portrays artist Andy Warhol. (more...)

Cast Complete for Mark Rylance-Led FARINELLI AND THE KING on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Producers Sonia Friedman, Shakespeare's Globe and Paula Marie Blackare have announced complete casting for the critically acclaimed Shakespeare's Globe production of Farinelli and the King, starring three-time Tony Award-winner (Twelfth Night, Jerusalem, Boeing-Boeing) and Academy Award-winner (Bridge of Spies) Mark Rylance. (more...)

Casting Announced for B and VICTORY CONDITION at the Royal Court
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Aimee-Ffion Edwards, Paul Kaye, Sarah Niles and Danusia Samal have been cast in B by Guillermo Calderon translated by William Gregory and directed by Royal Court Associate Director (International) Sam Pritchard. (more...)

Cast Announced for World Premiere of Mike Bartlett's ALBION at Almeida Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

It's England really, isn't it? A climate without cloud and rain isn't honest. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 8/29/2017 - 9/5/2017
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Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 8/29/2017 - 9/5/2017. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 4, 2017
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 4 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 3, 2017
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 3 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at The Public's AS YOU LIKE IT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2017

This year, Public Works presents Shakespeare's As You Like It in a ravishing new musical adaptation by Director of Public Works Laurie Woolery, and Shaina Taub, featuring music and lyrics by Taub, the acclaimed singer/songwriter behind last season's adaptation of Twelfth Night, and choreography by Emmy nominee and Lortel Award winner Sonya Tayeh. Two hundred community members and professional actors perform together on the Delacorte stage in this immersive dream-like tale of faithful friends, feuding families, and lovers in disguise. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 2, 2017
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 2 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Broadway and West End to Dim Lights In Memory of Peter Hall this Friday
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The Broadway community mourns the loss of Tony Award winning creator, producer and theatrical innovator Peter Hall, who passed away on Monday, September 11th at age 86. (more...)

Alexander Hanson Joins the English Language World Premiere of THE LIE at Menier Chocolate Factory
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The Menier Chocolate Factory today announced that Alexander Hanson joins the company of The Lie playing the husband of his real-life spouse Samantha Bond. Hanson replaces James Dreyfus who has regretfully had to withdraw from the production on medical advice. (more...)

John Lithgow to Bring the Magic of Storytelling to Broadway This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company, in association with Staci Levine, has announced the Broadway return of beloved stage and screen star John Lithgow in John Lithgow: Stories by Heart, directed by Daniel Sullivan. (more...)

Royal Shakespeare Company Announces 2018 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

RSC Artistic Director, Gregory Doran, today announced the Summer 2018 season in Stratford-upon-Avon, and launched the fundraising campaign Stitch In Time for the restoration and redevelopment of the company's historic Costume Workshop. (more...)

Former National Theatre Director Sir Peter Hall Passes Away at 86
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

The National Theatre is deeply saddened to announce the death of its former Director, Sir Peter Hall, one of the great names in British theatre. (more...)

Cole Escola, Ute Lemper, Justin Sayre and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its nightly performances, tomorrow, September 13, through September 24. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Rob Colletti to Shred in Chicago When SCHOOL OF ROCK - THE MUSICAL Arrives This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Broadway In Chicago and Broadway legend Andrew Lloyd Webber have announced that casting has been finalized for the national tour of the high-octane Broadway and West End hit, SCHOOL OF ROCK - THE MUSICAL. (more...)

Steamy ANTONY & CLEOPATRA to Open Folger Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Folger Theatre launches its 2017/18 season of power, passion, and politics with William Shakespeare's romantic tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra. (more...)

The International Shakespeare Center Santa Fe Announces 'A Year of Lear'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

The International Shakespeare Center Santa Fe, which produced so much programming last year for First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare in Santa Fe, has announced a year-long exploration and celebration of Shakespeare's penetrating exposition of politics, family dynamics, and rationality, The Tragedy of King Lear. (more...)

Cast Announced for DICK WHITTINGTON at Exeter Northcott Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Exeter Northcott Theatre has announced that its 2017 Christmas show, Dick Whittington, will see the return of pantomime favourites, Steve Bennett, Gordon Cooper, Jeffrey Harmer and Martin Reeve. (more...)

Danny Burstein, Rebecca Naomi Jones and More to Star in Rajiv Joseph's DESCRIBE THE NIGHT at the Atlantic
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company has announced casting for the New York premiere of Pulitzer Prize finalist and Lortel and Obie Award winner Rajiv Joseph's (Guards at the Taj) play Describe the Night, directed by Giovanna Sardelli (Animals Out of Paper). (more...)

Maria Dizzia, Will Pullen to Headline Amanda Peet's New Play Reading Tonight at MCC Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

MCC Theater today announced the complete cast and creative team for Amanda Peet's Our Very Own Carlin McCullough, the first of the 2017 PlayLabs readings, which will be held tonight, September 11th, at 7pm at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street). (more...)

BWW Morning Brief September 1st, 2017: Public Works' AS YOU LIKE IT Opens, BEAUTIFUL Announces New Tour Cast, and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Sep 1, 2017

Good morning and happy Friday, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Public Works' As You Like It Opens, BEAUTIFUL Announces New Tour Cast, and More! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 31, 2017
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 31 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

WITH LOVE AND A MAJOR ORGAN to Make West Coast Debut at Boston Court
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

Boston Court will produce the West Coast premiere of With Love and a Major Organ. Written by Julia Lederer and directed by Jessica Kubzansky, the West Coast premiere will begin previews on September 28 with an October 7 opening. (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Group Opens Season With a Family Series Performance of AESOP'S FABLES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

Quintessence Theatre Group kicks off its 8th Season with a new family series. A World Premiere of a modern adaptation of, Aesop's Fables, by Lee Cortopassi. (more...)

Ken Urban's A GUIDE FOR THE HOMESICK to Play Huntington This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

The Huntington Theatre Company presents a provocative new drama A Guide for the Homesick, by Huntington Playwriting Fellow Ken Urban and directed by Tony Award nominee Colman Domingo (Dragon King in Journey to the West and Jim in Well at the Huntington, Mr. Bones in The Scottsboro Boys on Broadway, and Victor Strand in AMC's "Fear the Walking Dead"). (more...)

Heather Christian's ANIMAL WISDOM Coming to The Bushwick Starr
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

The Bushwick Starr and West Yorkshire Playhouse present ANIMAL WISDOM, created by Heather Christian, directed by Mark Rosenblatt & Andrew Schneider, and featuring and made in collaboration with Sasha Brown, Heather Christian, Fred Epstein, Eric Farber & Maya Sharpe. (more...)

United Solo Festival - EVERYONE'S A HERO WITH SOMEBODY ELSE'S TIT this October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

Everyone's a Hero With Somebody Else's Tit will have its World Premiere at the 8th Annual United Solo festival on Sunday, October 8 at 6:00 pm.  (more...)

BWW Interview: Rebecca Naomi Jones Talks Reimagined AS YOU LIKE IT, the Joy of Shakespeare, and the Magic of Public Works
by Stephanie Wild - Aug 30, 2017

Public Works is presenting a reimagined musical adaptation of the Shakespeare classic As You Like It, September 1-5 at the Delacorte Theatre. Rebecca Naomi Jones, who plays Rosalind in this production, recently chatted with BroadwayWorld about her experiences working on the show, why she loves doing Shakespeare, and what she finds so magical about Public Works. Check out the full interview! (more...)

Boston's Ensemble Chaconne to Perform MEASURE FOR MEASURE: THE MUSIC OF SHAKESPEARE'S PLAYS at Centenary Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

Centenary Stage Company's 2017 - 18 season is in full swing and continues on Sunday, September 24 at 2pm with Boston's Ensemble Chaconne as they perform Measure for Measure: The Music of Shakespeare's Plays in the Lackland Performing Arts Center. (more...)

ALMOST, MAINE Opens Fall Season at Peninsula Players Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

 On a moonless night, the residents of a remote, mythical town find themselves falling in and out of love in unexpected and often hilarious ways in the charming, offbeat comedy "Almost, Maine" by John Cariani.  "Almost, Maine" is the final play of the 2017 season at Peninsula Players and launches the theater into its fall season September 6 through October 15.  While the northern lights dance overhead, the not-so-tough women and men crack some beer and try to make sense of love.  (more...)

SHEAR MADNESS Celebrates 30 Years at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts's production of Shear Madness, the uproarious whodunit that holds the Guiness world record as the longest-running play in America, celebrates 30 years of hair-raising hilarity as it resumes performances tonight, August 29, in the Kennedy Center Theater Lab. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 29, 2017
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 29 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 28, 2017
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 28 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Northlight Theatre Opens its 2017-2018 Season with THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the Chicago Premiere of The Legend of Georgia McBride, written by Matthew Lopez, directed by Lauren Shouse. The Legend of Georgia McBride runs September 14-October 22at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie. The press performance is Friday, September 22 at 8:00pm. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 27, 2017
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 27 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 26, 2017
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 26 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/26/2017
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BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 8/26/2017. (more...)

Original Broadway 'Elvis' to Star in HEARTBREAK HOTEL Premiere at Ogunquit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

From the creator of Tony Award-winning musical Million Dollar Quartet, the Ogunquit Playhouse will produce the World Premiere of Heartbreak Hotel, as part of its 85th anniversary season, on stage August 30 to September 30. (more...)

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