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by Julie Musbach - Sep 6, 2019
Tony Award & Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan will return to Broadway with the second of his two exhilarating dramas celebrating Lyndon B. Johnson's legacy: THE GREAT SOCIETY. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019
Westport Country Playhouse will stage the powerful, theatrical fable, a?oeMlima's Tale,a?? written by two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage and directed by Playhouse artistic director Mark Lamos, from October 1 a?" 19.  This is the first production of the play since its world premiere Off-Broadway last year.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019
Peter Levine's humorous and poignant new play, APPLE, TABLE, PENNY, will headline Emerging Artist Theatre's Fall New Work Series. The limited run will play October 3 - 13 at TADA Theater and is directed by Jennifer Tuttle.
by Julie Musbach - Sep 19, 2019
This is one Tennessee Williams woman you won't soon forget. Marisa Tomei plays Serafina, a widow who rekindles her desire for love, lust and life in the arms of a fiery suitor. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019
Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of The New Englanders, the new play by Jeff Augustin (Little Children Dream of God) and directed by Saheem Ali (Sugar in Our Wounds), begins performances tonight at MTC's The Studio at Stage II a?" The Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series (131 West 55th Street). Opening night is set for Wednesday, October 2.
by Kay Alexandra - Sep 17, 2019
Caricatures come alive amid random acts of kindness in the holding room at children's auditions.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2019
'A Conversation with Lynn Nottage,' two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, will be hosted by Westport Country Playhouse on Sunday, September 29, at 4 p.m., in the Playhouse's Jason Robards Theatre.
by TV News Desk - Sep 12, 2019
Dudanski and Xentos have joined with vocalist/radio artist Sarah Washington and sax blower John Glyn for their latest project. Four years of recording in and around Granada and UK using locations ranging from abandoned soft drinks factories to gin-slugging auntie's living rooms have resulted in this Unhappy Fly collection: a syncopated sound-scape of para-reductive pop based on Xentos' valorised rococo productions allied with Dudanski's daedalian drums. Featuring a sizeable crew of musical collaborators, and drawing on Washington's curlicued harmonies and John Glyn's multiple saxes, it is a music that invites slippery categorisation. Unhappy Fly draw on a deracinated studio experience combined with impulsive tune-smithing to create an album that scoops up the noisy dogmas of the past and relocates them to the far side of the 5th dimension.  
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2019
ACT a?' A Contemporary Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director John Langs, officially announces its 55th seasona?'a celebration of five contemporary plays including ACT's 50th Mainstage world premiere. The 2020 mainstage season will open with the Pulitzer Prize-winning Sweat by Lynn Nottage, followed by The Effect, a scintillating, pill-popping love story by Lucy Prebble. Summer 2020 will feature a co-production with the Denver Center for the Performing Arts with the soaring coming-of-age musical-drama Choir Boy by the Academy Award-winning screenwriter of Moonlight, Tarell Alvin McCraney. Fall at ACT will feature the world premiere of The Laugh Track by Wendy MacLeod, inspired by the true story of the first female Hollywood writer on the I Love Lucy Show. Closing the season, will be the weirdly wonderful and witty Witch by Jen Silverman, an updated version of The Witch of Edmonton, where the Devil comes to bargain for souls and things go awry when he meets up with the town outcast.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2019
Art House Productions (Meredith Burns, Executive Director and Andrea McKenna, Gallery Director) is proud to announce the 2019-2020 season of bold theatrical productions, exciting gallery exhibitions, and the return of Jersey City's favorite festivalsa?"including Your Move Modern Dance Festival, JC Fridays, and the Jersey City Comedy Festival (formally 6BCF). a?oeWhether you have been part of the Art House family for the past 18 years or are brand new to us, we are thrilled to share our diverse season of theater, visual arts, dance, comedy, music, and spectacular fundraising events,a?? says Art House Executive Director, Meredith Burns. All ticket information can be found at
by Jennifer Broski - May 31, 2019
If you are of a certain age, Jagged Little Pill was a large part of the soundtrack of your teens and twenties. It was loud, raw, and felt like a glimpse inside the pages of a young woman's journal. Even if it wasn't an album that impacted you personally, you certainly understood the cultural significance of it.
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2019
JC Stewart has shared new single “Have You Had Enough Wine?,” an autobiographical account of the final conversation he had with an ex-girlfriend. “Have you had enough wine? “Have I ruined your life? I didn't mean to,” he sings, on the track produced by his regular collaborator, the Grammy Award-winning producer Fred Ball (The Carters). “The relationship was on the way out,” JC explains. “It takes those three lines and turns it into something bigger. It's a really simple, human thing that everyone goes through at some point.” The accompanying video premiered exclusively today on Wonderland Magazine – check it out here.
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2019
On Tuesday May 28, 2019 during the 40th Dora Nominee Press Conference at the Elgin and Winter Garden Theatres, Jacquie P. A. Thomas was honoured with the George Luscombe Award for Mentorship in Professional Theatre. The George Luscombe Mentorship Award was inaugurated in 1999. Revolutionary theatre founder and artistic director George Luscombe founded Toronto Workshop Productions (TWP) in 1959, marking the beginnings of Toronto's alternative theatre movement. He was Artistic Director for 27 years at TWP.
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2019
BroadwayWorld has learned that Tony nominated actor Tom Hewitt will take on the title role in Sweeney Todd at Provincetown Theater this summer. The role of Mrs. Lovett will be played by Trish LaRose.
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2019
Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Andre Bishop) has announced that it will produce Intimate Apparel, a new opera with music by Ricky Ian Gordon and a libretto by Lynn Nottage, based on her critically acclaimed play.  The production, which will be directed by Bartlett Sher, will begin previews Thursday, February 27 and open on Monday, March 23 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). 
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2019
Jonathan Church, Artistic Director of Theatre Royal Bath's Summer Season 2019 today announces further casting for its upcoming programme of eight plays.
by Bruce Apar - May 22, 2019
This trio is comprised of somewhat eccentric avatars of male camaraderie, peppered with anomie. Any evidence of bonhomie is in short supply for the 85 minutes we are in the company of the battling bosom buddies.
by Sarah Hookey - May 21, 2019
Three Sisters opens Canadian premiere of Jessica Swale's Nell Gwynn. Three Sisters is celebrating its fifth birthday with plays about women, activism, and theatre. Following up on the critically acclaimed The Revolutionists this past February, Nell Gwynn by Jessica Swale opens May 30 at The Gladstone Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2019
Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of Continuity, the new play by Lortel and Drama Desk Award nominee Bess Wohl (Small Mouth Sounds, American Hero) and directed by Tony Award nominee Rachel Chavkin (Hadestown; Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812), opens tomorrow night at The Studio at Stage II - Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center (131 W. 55th Street).
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2019
Kidz Konnection Shoreline Theater Academy's Advanced Musical Theater troupe will kick off its summer production schedule performing Stephen Sondheim's musical thriller Sweeney Todd in a unique setting, the Harborside Marina, 131-a Grove Street, Clinton, by the town docks and next to Shanks in Clinton from Friday, June 7 to Sunday, June 9.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2019
Lynn Nottage, a two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, is the Playwright Honoree of the 39th William Inge Theater Festival.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2019
The 72nd Annual Tony Awards are this Sunday June 10th at 8/9c hosted by Josh Groban and Sara Bareilles. It's the biggest award show of the Broadway season and it closes out a long awards season for Broadway and Off-Broadway musicals and plays. We can't help but wonder what chances this year's Best Musical and Best Play nominees have of taking home the ultimate prize...
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2019
Join comedian Colby Smith as he brings his first solo hour of comedy SLEEPING GIANT to the New York City stage.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2019
The Eleventh Annual Running of the Red Bulls Gala Benefit took place on Monday June 3rd, at 6pm, celebrating the company's 16th Season and honoring director Daniel Sullivan, actor Condola Rashad, and the American Theatre Wing with the 2019 Matador Awards for Excellence in Classical Theater. Proceeds from the evening will support all of Red Bull Theater's programs including its Off-Broadway productions of The White Devil and Mac Beth, Revelation Readings series, and its Shakespeare in Schools initiative.
by TV News Desk - Jun 26, 2019
YES, the new motion picture starring Modern Family's Nolan Gould and New York stage actor Tim Realbuto, will make it's New York premiere tonight at The Village Cinema East as the closing night film of the SoHo International Film Festival, after making it's world premiere two nights ago at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood.
by Elaine Bard - Jun 20, 2019
In the 3 and half years they have been in operation, Some Theatre Company hasn't been afraid to choose the obscure, the angsty and the downright bloody! This season will be no exception. Producing 21 shows in 3 years, 20192020 has been designed around books and movies, (with the exception of Next to Normal which had to move dates and pushed it into this season rather than the tail end of 1819)
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2019
Splashy casting news is plenty exciting but we're taking a moment to give a shoutout to the casts of some of Broadway's long-running shows. Meet the current cast of The Book of Mormon below!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2019
Now in its ninth year, bi-annual work-in-progress festival Ferment Fortnight is back and ready to showcase some of the finest talent in the South West. Once again, the festival will take place in The Weston Studio, a flexible space designed to be a home to innovation and the theatre-makers of tomorrow and in Coopers' Loft for meet-ups.
by TV News Desk - Jun 14, 2019
Academy Award® winner Marcia Gay Harden has been added to the cast of PINK SKIES AHEAD, the first feature film from Greg Silverman's Stampede. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2019
Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the cast and creative team for the American premiere of The Great Wave written by Francis Turnly and directed by Mark Wing-Davey.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2019
Atlantic Theater Company has announced casting for the world premiere production of Sunday by Tony Award winner Jack Thorne (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) and directed by Obie Award winner Lee Sunday Evans (Dance Nation).
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2019
BroadwayWorld has a first look at Tom Hewitt and Trish LaRose in Sweeney Todd in Province Town! In addition to Hewitt and LaRose, the cast features Megan Amorese, Tatiana Chavez, David Marques, Madison Mayer, Eric McNaughton, Sean Potter, Christopher Sidoli, and John Strumwasser.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2019
With Blues in the Night about to open at the theatre, and The Son soon to transfer to the West End, Artistic Director of Kiln Theatre, Indhu Rubasingham, today announces the full cast for her production of the world premiere of Anupama Chandrasekhar's When the Crows Visit - Ayesha Dharker (Hema), Bally Gill (Akshay), Mariam Haque (Uma / Kavita), Asif Khan (Gopi / Inspector), Aryana Ramkhalawon (Ragini), Paul G Raymond (David) and Soni Razdan (Jaya). The production opens on 29 October, with previews from 23 October, and runs until 30 November.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2019
Court Theatre, under the continuing leadership of Charles Newell, Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director, and Angel Ysaguirre, Executive Director, has announced casting for August Wilson's King Hedley II, directed by Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson. King Hedley II runs September 12 - October 13, 2019 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Ave. The press opening is Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 7:30pm.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2019
The magic is real at Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway! Prepare to be on the edge of your seat as Harry, Ron and Hermione launch into a thrilling new adventure that begins 19 years later. The entire theatre has been transfigured to immerse you in this spectacular world where epic duels, extraordinary spells and beloved characters come to life. Filled with unprecedented stagecraft and thrilling storytelling, this Tony Award-winning show is a singular, unforgettable experience. Get to know the current cast of the Broadway production!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2019
Featured on the Main Stage of the curated National Arts Festival this is a must see! Who are 'the men that eat' and what accounts for their rapacious appetites that are never satisfied? The Ultimate price is paid for corruption but who will foot the bill?
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2019
Manhattan Theatre Club's Stargate Theatre 2019 Sharon Sullivan Company will perform an original work, Sweet Water, next Wednesday, August 14 at 7:00PM, Thursday, August 15 at 7:00PM, and Friday, August 16 at 7:00PM at New York City Center Stage II (131 W. 55th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues). Each performance will last approximately one hour and fifteen minutes including a talkback onstage with the artists. Seating is limited.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2019
Artistic Director Tim Carroll and the Shaw Festival have announce their 2020 season.
by Karen Bovard - Aug 6, 2019
Playwright Lynn Nottage matters.  Winner of a MacArthur 'genius' grant, she's also been named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time Magazine in 2019.  She's the only woman to win two Pulitzer Prizes for drama (for RUINED in 2009 and SWEAT in 2017). Nottage calls FLOYD'S her 'side hustle' to SWEAT.  Commissioned by the Guthrie, it had its world premiere there this past weekend.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2019
Famed Newark-born tap artist and dancemaker Savion Glover (a?oeShuffle Along,a?? a?oeBring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funka??) returns to the musical hit that introduced audiences to his ascendant talents when he directs and choreographs a?oeThe Tap Dance Kida?? at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2019
Giraffes strut, birds swoop, gazelles leap - the entire Serengeti comes to life on stage each night in The Lion King. The Tony Award-winning musical adaptation of Disney's much-loved film transports audiences to a dazzling world of glorious colors, stunning effects and enchanting music to tell the story of Simba and his epic journey from wide-eyed cub to his destined role as King of the Pridelands.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2019
Kansas City Repertory Theatre (KCRep), announced the full schedule for this season's popular Monday Night Playwright Series, which opened with BURIED ROOTS, its first play of the series, on Monday. The series features a line-up of new and returning playwrights including Michelle Tyrene Johnson, Darren Canady, James Still, Migdalia Cruz, Mashuq Mushtaq Deen and Ellen McLaughlin. These free public events take place on the UMKC campus at the Spencer Theatre Donor Lounge.  
by Joanna Trainor - Aug 3, 2019
When life gives you lemons, squirt them in people's eyes. Catherine Bohart's back for a second year at the Pleasance Courtyard.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2019
Unbound: A Book Launch Series with BAM and Greenlight Bookstore returns this fall with three engaging events.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2019
Huntington Theatre Company has announced the extension of The Purists. Due to high ticket demand, this new play about people with opposing viewpoints who choose to get along will now run at the South End/Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA from August 30 a?" October 6.
by Shari Barrett - Aug 25, 2019
Audience members traverse memories, dreams, emotional and real battlefields, coming in contact with a multitude of characters from Dalton Trumbo's life and novel, as we re-visit Johnny's childhood loves, family members, war room generals, soldiers, nurses, and even major religious figures, each performed to perfection while maintaining the ability to guide and interact with audience members who are often asked to participate and/or share comments during each scene. Soon it becomes apparent in THE JOHNNY CYCLE that each character, whether intentional or not, has sent Johnny to his destiny as he desperately struggles to be heard, trapped between the living and the dead without a voice. Immersive theater at its best!
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Aug 20, 2019
Day is a busy actor who's in and out of town on her days off from FLOYD'S so this time we get six questions and no plug but I recommend checking this quick interview out, and then call the box office and get over to see her on stage at the Guthrie before Aug. 31.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2019
Mosaic Theater Company of DC announces its season opener, Fabulation Or, The Re-Education of Undine by Lynn Nottage, starring Helen Hayes Award winner (and two time HHA host) Felicia Curry in the title role (see full bio below), with a stellar supporting cast including Roz White (Mosaic's Marie and Rosetta) as Undine's mother, and Aakhu TuahNera Freeman as the Grandmother (Death of a Salesman at Ford's Theatre), directed by Eric Ruffin (director of the multiple Helen Hayes Award winning Black Nativity at Theatre Alliance).
by Daniel Perks - Aug 14, 2019
An intense, unnerving and magnetic performance by Richard Gadd, as Baby Reindeer takes the audience through a journey of Gadd's long-term stalker.