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by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017
Irish Repertory Theatre has announced the world premiere of OFF THE METER, ON THE RECORD, written and performed by John McDonagh (Producer of "Radio Free Eireann"). Directed by Ciaran O'Reilly (The Emperor Jones), OFF THE METER, ON THE RECORD begins performances on October 6, 2017 at Irish Rep Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) on the W. Scott McLucas Studio Stage, with an opening night set for October 17, 2017, and will run through November 5, 2017.
by E.H. Reiter - Sep 14, 2017
WILD GOOSE DREAMS at the La Jolla Playhouse is a play that juxtaposes the familiar and the unfamiliar, the real and dreamlike. It's a drama that is incredibly funny, it explores family dynamics by separating families, it deals with realities by augmenting it with fantastical elements, it talks about technology as a thing that connects and isolates, and it has a penguin keeps showing up unexpectedly.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017
Irish Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of OFF THE METER, ON THE RECORD, written and performed by John McDonagh (Producer of 'Radio Free Eireann').
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2017
Irish Repertory Theatre announced today extensions of both of their current productions, the New York premiere of Brian Friel's THE HOME PLACE, and the world premiere of OFF THE METER, ON THE RECORD, written and performed by John McDonagh (Producer of 'Radio Free Eireann').
by Tori Hartshorn - Oct 23, 2017
What comes to mind when you hear the words blood, brains, ghosts and mummies? Halloween might be a popular presumption, but it shouldn't be the only one with Broadway Records latest album Monstersongs now released. This new album, which also serves as a graphic novel, tells the inner-workings of some of the thoughts and sentiments of a various paradigm of monsters. Think of it as a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the lives of some misunderstood monsters. Helmed by The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical composer, Rob Rokicki, the compilation of songs is best served with the Monstersongs: The Digital Graphic Novel. Illustrated by the artistically versed David O'Neill, the novel gives you the chance to pair the music with the exemplified art for a synergistic intake experience. David O'Neill's illustrations and Rokicki's compositions make for an immersive storytelling experience.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2017
Sacred Fools Theater Company is excited to kick off its 21st season with the Los Angeles premiere of Mr. Burns, a post-electric play, written by Anne Washburn (score by Michael Friedman/lyrics by Anne Washburn) and directed by Jaime Robledo.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017
Irish Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of OFF THE METER, ON THE RECORD, written and performed by John McDonagh (Producer of 'Radio Free Eireann').
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017
Join Adam Berry for an inside look at what it takes to investigate some of the worlds most haunted locations with a mini-lecture on the art of ghost hunting followed by an investigation where you can use and learn about the tools of the trade.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017
The Alley Theatre's holiday production of A Christmas Carol - A Ghost Story of Christmas celebrates the return to the Alley stage and reopens the Hubbard Theatre following Hurricane Harvey.
by David Edward Perry - Nov 4, 2017
Birmingham playwright/director Daniel Martin has adapted a collection of a few choice cuts of Poe's library into a scary stage production that gets your heart beating fast with fright.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2017
Art Africa Miami Arts Fair explores how Black Arts respond to the assaults that currently beset the global African Diaspora and the world at large and how artists of African descent and the global south create modes of intervention of radical autonomy.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017
The Alley Theatre's holiday production of A Christmas Carol - A Ghost Story of Christmas celebrates the return to the Alley stage and reopens the Hubbard Theatre following Hurricane Harvey.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017
The countdown is on to Regal Entertainments' magical Christmas pantomime Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. It is now just two weeks until the glittering production, boasting a starry cast, comes to St Helens Theatre Royal which opens on Saturday 2 December and runs until Sunday 7 January.
by Veronica Bruscini - Nov 15, 2017
The 2017 staging of Trinity Repertory Company's A CHRISTMAS CAROL fairly effervesces with the joys of the season. Under the savvy co-direction of Angela Brazil and Stephen Thorne, the cast and artistic team involved with the ruby anniversary CAROL deliver a vibrant and refreshing production that brims with great energy and good cheer.
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018
The Dinner Party Operas, a showcase of eleven original mini-operas inspired by Judy Chicago's iconic feminist installation The Dinner Party, a multi-media work housed in the Brooklyn Museum, will be presented this May in New York City by the NYU Tisch Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program (GMTWP), the Brooklyn Museum, the NYU Tisch Department of Design for Stage & Film and American Opera Projects (AOP). Six of the operas will be performed on Wednesday, May 23 at 7:30 p.m. at NYU Tisch's GMTWP Black Box Theatre, located in Manhattan at 715 Broadway, between Washington and Waverly places, on the second floor. The remaining five operas will be performed on Sunday, May 27 at 2:00 p.m. at the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium at the Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238. Each under 15-minutes long, the operas were written and composed by students in the NYU Tisch GMTWP Opera Lab and will be performed by professional opera singers with piano accompaniment. The Dinner Party Operas is free with advance registration (May 23) or museum admission (May 27) and open to the public. To reserve tickets for the May 23 performance at NYU, email tisch.ipa@nyu.edu. Complete info at www.aopopera.org.
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018
Madison Square Park Conservancy announces its thirty-sixth exhibition, Delirious Matter by artist Diana Al-Hadid. Six new sculptures are installed across Madison Square Park's central Oval Lawn, peripheral lawns, and northern reflecting pool. Delirious Matter is the artist's first major public art project. It's on view from May 14, 2018- September 3, 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018
Madison Square Park Conservancy announces its thirty-sixth exhibition, Delirious Matter by artist Diana Al-Hadid. Six new sculptures will be installed across Madison Square Park's central Oval Lawn, peripheral lawns, and northern reflecting pool. Delirious Matter is the artist's first major public art project. It will be on view from May 14, 2018- September 3, 2018.
by Lauren Van Hemert - Jun 9, 2018
What do you get when you cross a grief-stricken mother, a bomb-making daughter, a crazy cat lady for an aunt, an apartment mourning for better days, and an apparition manifesting himself in the form of Justin Timberlake and Harrison Ford? Sheila Callaghan's play CRUMBLE (LAY ME DOWN, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE), which is the first installment of The Women's Theatre Festival's (WTF's) third season. There is something comedic, poignant, and unexpected about CRUMBLE, which makes it a valiant start to WTF's 'Women as Heroes' third season. The show runs through June 24th at Burning Coal Theatre.
by Gary Naylor - Jun 8, 2018
The Daughter-in-Law bristles with working class reality buoyed by dialect and accent rooted in the Nottinghamshire pits - but the characters never emerge from that backdrop and the play leaves one with an unsatisfying sense of disbelief.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2018
The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will open the U.S. premiere of Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig's Snow in Midsummer, directed by Justin Audibert, on August 5 in the Angus Bowmer Theatre. Preview performances are August 2, 3 and 4, and the play runs through Oct. 27, 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2018
As previously announced, the thrilling work of multi-million selling author Peter James returns to theatres in January 2019 with the world premiere production of the spine-tingling stage play The House on Cold Hill – adapted from his best-selling 2015 novel, based on the author's own lived experience in a haunted house…
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2017
The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team of an exciting Globe-commissioned world premiere comedy, Ken Ludwig's Robin Hood!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017
???????Students in Perseverance theatre's STAR program open performances Disney's The Lion King Jr, Hamlet, and an original piece written by the students: North Star Vaud on July 21. STAR is a youth acting program that provides theatrical training and performance opportunities to students who are excited about theatre. In addition to rehearsals, students participate in daily workshops on voice, movement and acting technique, culminating in three fully produced productions.
by Hannah Wing - Jul 15, 2018
Unexpected Stage Company's Be a Good Little Widow is a tear-jerking and heartbreaking to watch, but there are moments of humor brings a bit of relief from the intensity.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018
 A stunning portrait of a family trying to maintain their culture and traditions as war rages around them, the graceful historical drama THE GUARDIANS is the latest offering from the acclaimed French filmmaker Xavier Beauvois, whose previous films include the award-winning Of Gods and Men and The Price of Fame.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018
Belle Shouse ('A Million Ways to Die in the West,' 'Secrets & Lies'), Teagle Bougere ('A Night at the Museum,' 'The Pelican Brief'), Rana Roy ('Life Sentence,' 'Switched at Birth'), Isabella Amara ('Wilson,' 'Spiderman: Homecoming'), Molly Price ('Bloodline,' 'Feud: Bette and Joan,' 'American Crime Story: Versace') and Megan West ('This is Us,' 'How To Get Away With Murder') have been cast as series regulars in the forthcoming scripted series 'Queen America,' on Facebook Watch, Facebook's new video platform. This new series stars Oscar and Tony award-winning actress Catherine Zeta-Jones (Vicki Ellis). 'Queen America' is created, written, and executive produced by Meaghan Oppenheimer ('Fear the Walking Dead').
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018
Artistic Director Les Waters and Managing Director Kevin E. Moore have announced the cast and creative team for the world premiere of Little Bunny Foo Foo.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018
Artistic Director Les Waters and Managing Director Kevin E. Moore have announced the cast and creative team for the world premiere of Little Bunny Foo Foo.
by Courtney Symes - Feb 26, 2018
Director Casey McClellan, fresh off of a Broadway World Best Director win for The Diary of Anne Frank, brings the Scottish play to Sacramento Theatre Company with a creative spin on the dark and supernatural elements of the show. For those who are not familiar with MacBeth, it is arguably one of Shakespeare's darkest works and cleverly explores the depravity of the human mind and the lengths that one will go to for personal gain.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2018
Orlando Shakespeare Theater (Orlando Shakes) in Partnership with UCF announces the upcoming productions for their 30th Anniversary Season. With Broadway's original hip hop musical, two Shakespearean dramas, a hysterical Penny Dreadful parody, the return of a Christmas classic, a Tony Award nominated new drama, the World Premiere of a newly commissioned play, and a fresh twist on three classic fairy tales, the nationally renowned Theater's Season includes a wide range of productions to celebrate classic, contemporary, and children's plays.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2018
Cherry Lane Theatre has announced casting for the first production of the Obie award-winning MENTOR PROJECT now in its 20th season. Kate Cortesi's A PATRON OF THE ARTS, is being presented at Cherry Lane (38 Commerce St.) from March 1- 10, 2018, it has been announced by Seri Lawrence and Janio Marrero, Cherry Lane's Co-Artistic Directors.  Angelina Fiordellisi is Cherry Lane's Founding Artistic Director. Ms. Cortesi is mentored by Guggenheim, a Whiting, an Alpert, PEN/Laura Pels award winner Anne Washburn.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017
Art Africa Miami Arts Fair explores how Black Arts respond to the assaults that currently beset the global African Diaspora and the world at large and how artists of African descent and the global south create modes of intervention of radical autonomy.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017
Artistic Director Les Waters and Managing Director Kevin E. Moore have announced the cast and creative team for the world premiere of Little Bunny Foo Foo.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017
The Old Globe today announced that due to popular demand, the exciting Globe-commissioned world premiere comedy Ken Ludwig's Robin Hood! has now extended again, through September 10! This is the second and final extension for the hit show, which previously announced a one-week addition through September 3. The production plays in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Single tickets start at $45 and are on sale now.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2017
This year, the American theater has been responding to the change in national politics with infuriation, vexation, and distrust.  Satires abound. Classics are widely being reinterpreted into a modern context. There will likely be a wave of modernist plays on the 'new human condition' -- witnessing the downfall of the civil society but being powerless to do anything about it. 
by Perry Tannenbaum - Aug 30, 2018
Brand New Sheriff's production of ECLIPSED reaffirms that Danai Gurira is a force to be reckoned with as a playwright as well as a Marvel Universe action hero.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017
12 Peers Theater continues its 2017 season with Mr. Burns, a post-electric play by Anne Washburn, to be performed at the University of Pittsburgh Studio Theatre August 3-20, 2017.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018
 A stunning portrait of a family trying to maintain their culture and traditions as war rages around them, the graceful historical drama THE GUARDIANS is the latest offering from the acclaimed French filmmaker Xavier Beauvois, whose previous films include the award-winning Of Gods and Men and The Price of Fame.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017
The Old Globe today announced due to popular demand, that William Shakespeare's exhilarating tragedy Hamlet, has now been extended through September 22. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017
Do you believe in ghosts? Experience Sir Noface on August 16 at Jersey City's White Eagle Hall and the answer will be a resounding "yes."
by Marakay Rogers - Aug 12, 2018
Little Theatre of Mechanicsburg presented the premiere of local playwright Paul Hood's new I, JOURNEYMAN, a psychological suspense play examining the effects of guilt and secrecy.
by Perry Tannenbaum - Aug 11, 2018
Cirque du Soleil has been on a bumpy road in recent years with such dubious spectacles as Delirium and Paramour, but they've regained their zany, surreal, and mesmerizing swagger - and how! - with CORTEO, a smashing epic triumph.
by Paul Bolton - Aug 11, 2018
They may be serving up dry martini's in the show, but this  production of Blithe Spirit is a fluid concoction of frenetic farce and frolicking fun. Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward at the Kansas City Actors Theatre in Union Station Kansas City Aug 8-25, 2018 starring Cinnamon Schultz, Margaret Shelby, Coleman Crenshaw, Matt Rapport, Cheryl Weaver, Jan Rogge, & Vanessa Severo
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017
The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for William Shakespeare's exhilarating tragedy Hamlet, one of the greatest plays ever written. The Globe's Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein returns to the outdoor festival stage, with a cast featuring some of the nation's finest classical actors, to bring Shakespeare's iconic play to life. Revenge thriller, ghost story, psychological drama, political epic, and family saga, all packed in one, with unforgettable characters, theatrical masterstrokes, and world-famous lines. The Prince of Denmark comes home from college to find his father dead, his mother remarried to his uncle, and a spine-chilling apparition roaming the palace grounds. Hamlet plays August 6 - September 10, 2017, in the outdoor Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. Previews run August 6-11, with opening night on Saturday, August 12 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets start at $30 and are on sale now to the general public.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 11, 2017
Jessica Vosk's pathway to Wicked stardom has been anything but conventional.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2018
'I have heard it said dead faces sometimes appear in mirrors to reveal the fates of the living...'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2018
The Kitchen Presents SASQUATCH RITUALS, a cycle of performance ritual installations initiated by Sibyl Kempson and her 7 Daughters of Eve Thtr. & Perf. Co., tracking and responding to her consuming experiences as an investigator for the Bigfoot Field Research Organization (April 24-28).