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by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019
Actress Crystal Bush explores her personal story of addiction and redemption in her celebrated new original solo show CHRISSY METH - A Dance with the Devil and the Journey Back to Self, at the Santa Monica Playhouse presents The BFF Binge Fringe Festival of Free Theatre Event on October 25th.
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 30, 2019
Two River Theater (TRT) has launched its 2019/20 Season with 'Cyrano' by Jason O'Connell and Brenda Withers, adapted from the play Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand, directed by Meredith McDonough in a co-production with Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival. Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of interviewing Britney Simpson who plays Roxane in the production.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019
Theatre Calgary will be taken from past to present to future with A Christmas Carol coming to Calgary from November 28-December 28.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019
Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre is ready to satisfy your appetite for some deviously delicious fun this fall with Little Shop of Horrors. This Broadway and Hollywood sci-fi smash hit musical opens Oct. 10 for audiences to sink their teeth into through Nov. 17.
by Alan Henry - Sep 30, 2019
The top growing current Broadway musicals were Beetlejuice (5.16%), Freestyle Love Supreme (1.71%), Hadestown (1.31%), Ain't Too Proud (1.25%) and Oklahoma! (1.22%). The top growing current Broadway plays were Slave Play (8.75%), Darren Brown: Secret (7.80%), Betrayal (6.07%), Sea Wall / A Life (1.12%) and To Kill A Mockingbird (0.61%).
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019
Casting is complete for the two a?oedevelopmental productionsa?? featured in Goodman Theatre's 16th annual New Stages Festivala?"a free celebration of new works by some of the country's finest established and emerging playwrights.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019
Peter Levine's new play, APPLE, TABLE, PENNY, opens next week at Emerging Artists Theatre's Fall New Work Series. The limited engagement runs October 3 – 13 at TADA Theater and is directed by Jennifer Tuttle.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019
Box of Tricks have released production images for the premiere of Daniel Kanaber's new play Under Three Moons which premieres tonight at The Lowry Salford until Saturday 28 September and then tours till Saturday 2 November.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019
2017 Regional Theatre Tony Award® Recipient Dallas Theater Center presents In the Heights, a family-friendly musical from Hamilton's creator Lin-Manuel Miranda. Directed by James Vasquez at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre, In the Heights opens on Sept. 21 and runs through Oct. 20. Press Night will be Friday, Sept. 27 at 8 p.m. Tickets to In the Heights are on sale now at www.DallasTheaterCenter.org and by phone at (214) 522-8499.
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 26, 2019
The fall theatre season is in full swing and that means it's time to get your tickets, plan a meal out, and enjoy the fabulous offerings in the Garden State. From north to south, and east to west, there's musical theatre, drama, comedy, music, dance, and so much more.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
The London Theatre Company by special arrangement with Elliott & Harper Productions and Catherine Schreiber, presents the much-celebrated Leeds Playhouse production of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe over the 2019/20 festive season at the Bridge.
by TV News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
Leonard Soloway's Broadway, a new documentary produced and directed by Jeff Wolk (After Louie; Last Glimmer of Day) will premiere at The Landmark at 57th Street (657 W. 57th Street) in New York City from November 4-7 and will be distributed digitally by 1091 to various platforms beginning on November 12. The film will also screen at several film festivals around the country prior to its digital distribution. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
The Tank (Meghan Finn, Artistic Director) will present the World Premiere of Foxy Films' BrandoCapote, conceived by Reid Farrington & Sara Farrington, written by Sara Farrington (2017 Drama Desk nominee for CasablancaBox; Leisure, Labor, Lust at The Tank/The Mount/Art House) and directed by Reid Farrington (2017 Drama Desk nominee for CasablancaBox; The Return at The Met; Tyson vs. Ali at 3LD/PS122's Coil Festival) with Chorography by Laura K Nicoll (Tyson vs. Ali at 3LD) at The Tank (312 West 36th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues), November 7-24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019
Today, AUDELCO (Audience Development Committee) President Jackie Jeffries , Project1Voice Founder and CEO Erich McMillan-McCall , Marcia Pendelton , President of Walk Tall Girl Productions/Black Theater Online, and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture (Kevin Young, Director, Schomburg Center) announced THE THEATERMAKERS - A Black Theater Preview: Fall Edition.
by Michael Dale - Sep 24, 2019
There are times, perhaps if you know someone studying theatre at a liberal arts college, when one may be invited to attend a student-written play about how hip it is to be culturally-aware twentysomething intellectuals struggling to make it in the big city. The kind of play where introverted women clash with men who give the appearance of being sensitive in order to get laid. They all drink lots of vodka while quoting books and plays and films that show off the playwright's varied points of reference more than offer any insights into character.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019
a?oeFall is officially here, which means it's time for the start of The Public Theatre's 2019-20 season!a?? says Christopher Schario, the Artistic Director of Lewiston/Auburn's Professional Theatre. Subscriptions and tickets to all shows throughout the season are currently on sale, and now is the perfect time to stock up on essentials like date nights, time with friends and inspiring theatre to feed your soul during the upcoming winter months.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019
Rich or poor, the whole family will be hood-winked by Ross Petty Productions' original musical, LIL' RED ROBIN HOOD this holiday season. After 23 years of holiday cheer in Toronto's historic Elgin Theatre, Ross Petty Productions' 2019/20 Family Musical is moving to the Winter Garden Theatre on the 6th Floor of the same venue. The Winter Garden has a uniquely magical forest setting that inspired the creation of our brand-new 24th production, LIL' RED ROBIN HOOD, onstage November 29, 2019 to January 4, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019
The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre is proud to present, Wait Until Dark, October 10 through October 27, with previews October 8 and 9. A suspenseful Halloween treat for every thrill seeker!
by Alan Henry - Sep 23, 2019
The top growing current Broadway musicals were Beetlejuice (4.45%), Hadestown (1.33%), Ain't Too Proud (1.12%), Moulin Rouge (1.05%) and Mean Girls (0.65%). The top growing current Broadway plays were Sea Wall / A Life (3.83%), To Kill A Mockingbird (0.20%), Cursed Child (0.13%).
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2019
Prolific playwright David Edgar is directed in his professional performance debut by triple Fringe First Award-winner Christopher Haydon in a solo show considering the legacy of the events of 1968. In 1968, playwright David Edgar was 20 years old. It was also the year of some of the most important and formative events in modern history, including the Paris student revolt, the assassination of Martin Luther King, Enoch Powell's a?oerivers of blooda?? speech, and the ongoing war in Vietnam. Trying It On is a new play written and performed by David Edgar, which reflects on the legacy of this momentous year, drawing on first-person interviews with some of the leading political figures of the time, as well as contemporary activists. The performance also marks David's first professional stage performance in this autobiographical one-man play.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2019
Ryan Reynolds and Will Ferrell are developing a comic musical retelling of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
Paige Davis (a?oeTrading Spaces,a?? Chicago), Jeff Still (To Kill a Mockingbird, Oslo) and Jay Klaitz (HBO's a?oeVinyl,a?? Netflix's a?oeJessica Jonesa??) lead the cast of the reading of Vicky Vodrey's new play Hanky Panky.
by Julie Musbach - Sep 19, 2019
Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Tracy Letts takes a brutally comedic look at Wheeler, a 50-year-old divorcee in the throes of a mid-life spiral. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
The Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Play House (CWRU/CPH) MFA Acting Program is thrilled to announce the incoming Class of 2022, as well as an exciting new season for both the new and existing classes.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
American Theatre magazine, published by Theatre Communications Group, has just released its annual lists of the Top 10 Most-Produced Plays and Top 20 Most-Produced Playwrights for the 2019/2020 season.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
Ford's Theatre Society and TodayTix announced the fourth year of the popular Free First Preview initiative, through which free tickets are given away to the first performance of all Ford's Theatre mainstage productions. The TodayTix digital lottery launches online and in the app one week before the first performance of each mainstage production in the 2019-2020 season. A total of 1,950 tickets will be given away.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
Prohibition Era New York is bustling with glitz and glamour in this classic Tony Award-winning musical. Nathan Detroit, the city's most infamous craps game organizer, makes the bet of a lifetime with high-roller Sky Masterson. Sky accepts, and tries to win the heart of “Save-A-Soul” missionary Sarah Brown, while Nathan's fiancé of 14 years, Adelaide, grows tired of him gambling with hers. When it comes to love, these characters discover you've gotta roll the dice if you want to win big. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
West Side Story recently began performances at Milwaukee Repertory Theater and we've got a first look! Check out the photos below!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2019
The Citizens Theatre has unveiled the cast for its production of Pinocchio, written by Robert Alan Evans and adapted with Lu Kemp, based on the original and much-loved story by Carlo Collodi.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2019
Arcola Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company today announce the full cast for the London première of Pippa Hill and Sophie Ivatts' adaptation of #WeAreArrested by Can Dündar, a vital story about the cost of reporting the truth in the age of fake news. Ivatts directs Jamie Cameron (Son), Peter Hamilton Dyer (Can) and Indra Ové (Wife). The production opens on 18 November, with previews from 13 November and runs until 7 December.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 8, 2019
Today's top stories: complete casting has been announced for A Christmas Carol on Broadway, and more!
by TV News Desk - Oct 8, 2019
Apple is in final negotiations to pick up the musical reimagining of A Christmas Carol starring Will Ferrell and Ryan Reynolds, according to The Hollywood Reporter. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
With her production of the world première of Anupama Chandrasekhar's When the Crows Visit in rehearsals, Artistic Director Indhu Rubasingham today announces Pass Over, A Museum in Baghdad and The Glee Club which will be staged at Kiln Theatre in 2020, following the previously announced Snowflake by Mike Bartlett.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
Complete casting has been announced today for the holiday masterpiece, A Christmas Carol, coming to Broadway this holiday season for eight weeks only, following critically acclaimed runs at The Old Vic, London. Two visionary talents, playwright Jack Thorne (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) and director Matthew Warchus (Matilda The Musical), offer a magical new interpretation of Charles Dickens' classic story. Beginning previews on Thursday, November 7 at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street), with the opening night set for Wednesday, November 20, A Christmas Carol will play a strictly limited engagement through Sunday, January 5, 2020 only.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
Rebecca Jayne-Davies and Ryan Bennett will star in The Barn Theatre's (Best Fringe Theatre - The Stage Awards 2019) upcoming production of Daddy Long Legs, the theatre's first musical production of 2019. 
by Alan Henry - Oct 7, 2019
The top growing current Broadway musicals were Freestyle Love Supreme (23.12%), Beetlejuice (5.15%), Mean Girls (2.54%), Hadestown (0.99%) and Moulin Rouge (0.93%). The top growing current Broadway plays were The Great Society (84.06%), Slave Play (17.22%), Betrayal (2.06%), To Kill A Mockingbird (0.47%) and Cursed Child (0.22%).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2019
Peter Levine's new play, APPLE, TABLE, PENNY, opened at Emerging Artist Theatre's Fall New Work Series on October 3. The production runs until October 13 at TADA Theater in mid-town and is directed by Jennifer Tuttle. Emerging Artists Theatre previously produced Levine's one-act The Gipper and his full-length play, The Kitchen Table.
by Michael Dale - Oct 4, 2019
You might call John Kevin Jones the 'resident author' of East 4th Street's 1832 landmark Merchant's House Museum, though not in the traditional sense.
by Review Roundups - Oct 4, 2019
North Shore Music Theatre presents Andrew Lloyd Webber's SUNSET BOULEVARD, starring Alice Ripley as the fading Hollywood star, Norma Desmond. The show runs through October 6.
by Andrew White - Oct 4, 2019
It won't be the novelty of these plays that will continue to draw us to Wilson's compelling portraits of the Hill District in Pittsburgh; it will be his indelibly drawn characters given new life by artists putting their own personal stamp on his work. August Wilson is meant to be savored live; he can't be contained in a damned DVD box. And with local heroes like Craig Wallace and Erika Rose as the headliners, it's not to be missed.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019
Following a $1.1 million restoration, Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) celebrates the opening of The Thaddeus Clapp House (74 Wendell Ave, Pittsfield) on October 17th from 5pma?"7pm. This celebration follows a record-breaking summer theatre season, with ticket sales up 25 percent and an additional 5,000 patrons recorded, over a very successful 2018 season.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2019
On Monday, September 23, 2019, Theater Works received a staggering 30 AriZoni Awards. The AriZoni Awards recognize excellence in theatrical performances, as well as individuals who produce exceptional work in all aspects of theatre across the Valley annually. Theater Works received 65 nominations for productions in the 2018-19 season, receiving six awards for the MasterWorks season and 24 awards for YouthWorks productions.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 3, 2019
This festive season European Arts Company returns following a highly successful 2018 run of A Christmas Carol. Inspired by Dickens's own charitable work, the 2019 tour is in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital, reflecting the heart-warming message of Scrooge's philanthropic transformation in this perfect Christmas story.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2019
Griff Rhys Jones is off gallivanting with his brand-new full length stand-up show All Over The Place around the UK this autumn.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019
PlayMakers Repertory Company presents a?oeDairyland,a?? a world premiere comedy by Heidi Armbruster. This whimsical, heartfelt tale of one woman's journey from farm to table and table to farm is directed by Vivienne Benesch, and runs from October 16 to November 3, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019
Ford's Theatre Society presents August  Wilson's Fences, directed by Timothy Douglas— one of the foremost interpreters of Wilson's work.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019
59E59 Theaters present the US premiere of ONE DISCORDANT VIOLIN adapted from Yann Martel's short story The Time I Heard the Private Donald J. Rankin String Concerto with One Discordant Violin, by the American Composer John Morton by Anthony Black, directed by Ann-Marie Kerr and Anthony Black, and featuring an original score by Aaron Collier and Jacques Mindreau.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019
Signature Theatre announced today the full cast and creative team for A Chorus Line with music by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by Edward Kleban and book by James Kirkwood Jr. & Nicholas Dante. A Chorus Line will run from October 29, 2019 - January 5, 2020 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre and will be directed by Signature Theatre Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Signature's Passion, Billy Elliot) and choreographed by Tony Award nominee Denis Jones (Broadway's Tootsie, Signature's Crazy for You).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019
Today, The Old Vic celebrates the reopening of its front of house spaces following a major restoration project to improve accessibility and double the loo provision. This marks the end of the first phase of a multi-phased capital project to renew and transform the 201-year-old building for a 21st century audience.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019
Following the announcement that London Musical Theatre Orchestra are heading out on a UK tour with A Night At The Musicals, opening at Royal & Derngate, Northampton on 22nd October, LMTO are thrilled to reveal that the cast will include Emma Hatton (Wicked / We Will Rock You/ Evita), Barry Keenan (LMTO's A Christmas Carol / Walk Like A Man), Emma Kingston (In The Heights / Les Misérables / Grease) and Luke McCall (The Phantom of the Opera / Les Misérables).