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by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016
Casting was announced today for the HighTide production of Al Smith's debut play Harrogate. Nigel Lindsay joins Sarah Ridgeway, who starred in the original production at HighTide Festival 2015, for the London premiere at the Royal Court Theatre from 20 - 29 October and UK Tour. Richard Twyman, the newly appointed Artistic Director of English Touring Theatre, returns to direct Harrogate, which had an acclaimed sell-out run at the influential annual HighTide Festival in Aldeburgh, Suffolk.  
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017
Building on the critical success of his 2011 production of Harold Pinter's Old Times, STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn will return to the British playwright's gripping realm of doubt and disquiet to direct a double bill of short plays. The Lover and The Collection will run from September 26-October 29 at the Lansburgh Theatre (450 7th Street NW).
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016
The Public Theater announced complete casting today for the New York premiere of SWEAT by Lynn Nottage.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016
Set sail on an epic adventure this holiday season with a dramatically reimagined production of Moby Dick. Adaptor and director David Catlin brings his daring new adaptation of the classic seafaring tale to Arena Stage, using bold trapeze and acrobatic work to bring to life Captain Ahab's harrowing quest for the legendary great while whale.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016
???????Curve today confirmeds the full list of contributors for the upcoming National Diversity Conference.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2017
The Garden of Unearthly Delights - the world's biggest carnival cultural playground - is back for 2018 with another announcement of world-class art. The beating heart of the Adelaide Fringe brings you an exceptional world-class program of over 100 shows across 31 days.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016
Tubi TV, the largest truly free Internet TV network with no subscription fee requirement, offering instant access to premium movies and TV shows across OTT, mobile, and web devices, today announced a new slate of November movies. These audience favorites join the largest free collection of premium and unique movies and TV shows available anywhere, featuring Oscar-winning movies, Emmy-winning TV shows, classics, family and kids, telenovelas, Korean dramas, stand-up comedy, horror, and much more.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017
Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 N. Southport Avenue - will present The Hypocrites' production of DRACULA, directed by award-winner Sean Graney, from October 7th through November 5th, 2017. Press opening is Today, October 12th at 8pm. 
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016
Set sail on an epic adventure this holiday season with a dramatically reimagined production of Moby Dick. Adaptor and director David Catlin brings his daring new adaptation of the classic seafaring tale to Arena Stage, using bold trapeze and acrobatic work to bring to life Captain Ahab's harrowing quest for the legendary great while whale.
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017
Lookingglass Theatre Company concludes its 29th Season with its award-winning production of Moby Dick, adapted and directed by Ensemble Member David Catlin, from the book by Herman Melville, in association with The Actors Gymnasium. Moby Dick runs June 7 - September 3, 2017 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. The Press Opening is Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
by TV News Desk - May 11, 2017
Starz announced today it has picked up a second season of its deity-driven, critically-acclaimed original series AMERICAN GODS, produced by FremantleMedia North America (FMNA), following its premiere on STARZ on April 30, which has garnered more than 5 million multiplatform viewers to-date and growing.*
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017
Victory Gardens Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director Chay Yew and Managing Director Erica Daniels, announces the lineup for its 2017-2018 Season. Victory Gardens' 43rd Season will include the groundbreaking, Tony Award-winning musical Fun Home with music by Jeanine Tesori and book and lyrics by Lisa Kron; the Chicago premieres of Fade, a co-production with Teatro Vista, by Tanya Saracho, and Mies Julie, a contemporary reworking of August Strindberg's classic Miss Julie by Yael Farber, as well as the world premieres of Breach: a manifesto on race in america through the eyes of a black girl recovering from self-hate by Antoinette Nwandu and Doing It by Boo Killebrew.
by TV News Desk - Mar 30, 2017
One month out from the premiere on Sunday, April 30th at 9PM ET/PT, Starz has released the opening titles for the highly anticipated original series AMERICAN GODS, produced by FremantleMedia North America.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017
The searing new play Sweat begins previews on Broadway tomorrow Saturday, March 4 at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street). Following a sold out, critically acclaimed engagement at New York's Public Theater, Sweat, the new play by Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage, directed by Kate Whoriskey will officially open on Broadway on March 26, 2017.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 26, 2017
Sweat, the new Broadway play opens today at Studio 54. The critically acclaimed new play from Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Lynn Nottage, comes to Broadway following its sold-out run at The Public Theater. Filled with warm humor and tremendous heart, SWEAT tells the story of a group of friends who have spent their lives sharing drinks, secrets and laughs while working together on the factory floor. But when layoffs and picket lines begin to chip away at their trust, the friends find themselves pitted against each other in a heart-wrenching fight to stay afloat. Get to know the company before they take their opening bows!
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 24, 2017
Speaking with E! News this week at the New York launch of the mobile game Bubble Witch 3 Saga , Vanessa Hudgens, who co-starred alongside Zac Efron in the first three films, discussed the chances that she would make a cameo appearance in the upcoming project.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017
Irish Repertory Theatre has announced full casting for the world premiere of REBEL IN THE SOUL, a new play by Larry Kirwan (Liverpool Fantasy).
by TV News Desk - Mar 15, 2017
On the heels of the SXSW World Premiere, Starz releases a brand new trailer of godly proportions for the highly anticipated original series AMERICAN GODS premiering on Sunday, April 30th at 9PM ET/PT.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017
What if there was a musical - simultaneously serious and hilarious, that explores the wild ride of life's later years, addressing the good, the bad and the ugly of aging? Rag Lady Productions is thrilled to announce the World Premiere of THE GEEZE AND ME, a new MUSICAL featuring a troupe of baby boomers who sing, dance, and hobble their way through issues of retirement, leakage, and more. At THE TENTH Avenue Arts Center downtown San Diego, March 31st through April 29th. 
by TV News Desk - Jun 5, 2017
On the next episode of AMERICNA GODS titled 'A Prayer for Mad Sweeney', after an over-too-quickly reunion with Shadow, Laura joins an unlikely travel companion on the road back to life and back to Shadow.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017
Lookingglass Theatre Company concludes its 29th Season with its award-winning production of Moby Dick, adapted and directed by Ensemble Member David Catlin, from the book by Herman Melville, in association with The Actors Gymnasium. Moby Dick runs June 7 - September 3, 2017 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. The Press Opening is Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016
Literary expert Sally Allen, author of Unlocking Worlds: A Reading Companion for Book Lovers (Griffins Wharf Publishing), has curated a list of 10 novels that describe the American experience.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017
Rehearsals begin today for JONAH AND OTTO, by celebrated UK playwright Robert Holman, with performances starting February 1st prior to the official opening on Wednesday, February 8th at The Lion Theatre at Theatre Row, 410 West 42 Street.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017
JONAH AND OTTO, by celebrated UK playwright Robert Holman, is set to begin performances February 1st, with the official Opening Night on Wednesday, February 8th at The Lion Theatre at Theatre Row, 410 West 42 Street.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017
The Royal Court Theatre announces that Gary Beadle, Gershwyn Eustache Jnr, Lashana Lynch, Shvorne Marks and Meera Syal have been cast in new play a profoundly affectionate, passionate devotion to someone (-noun) written and directed by debbie tucker green. It runs in the Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Upstairs from Tuesday 28 February 2017 to Saturday 1 April 2017 with Press Night on Monday 6 March 2017.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2018
The New Colony is pleased to announce its sell-out world premiere THE LIGHT is adding three additional weeks of performances, extending through February 25, 2018 at The Den Theatre (2B), 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. Tickets for all performance are currently available at www.thenewcolony.org.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017
Specially priced student tickets are now available for JONAH AND OTTO, by celebrated UK playwright Robert Holman.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017
A new video offering a sneak peek into the first week of rehearsals for the New York premiere of JONAH AND OTTO, made its debut today on YouTube.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018
Game on! The Chicago premiere of Sarah DeLappe's The Wolves, a 'smart, hilarious, delightful meditation on society, sex and soccer' (The Village Voice), directed by Vanessa Stalling, launches Goodman Theatre's 2018 Owen Theatre season. A 2017 Pulitzer Prize finalist, The Wolves follows a suburban girls soccer team as they navigate life's big questions and wage their own tiny battles-with all the 'bark and bite' (Vulture.com) of a pack of adolescent warriors. Hailed as 'one of the year's best plays' (The New York Times), The Wolves is DeLappe's break-out play that recently concluded an off-Broadway run at Lincoln Center Theater. Stalling directs the Chicago premiere with an all-Chicago company.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017
JONAH AND OTTO, by celebrated UK playwright Robert Holman, is set to open tonight (Wednesday) at The Lion Theatre at Theatre Row, 410 West 42 Street. Under the direction of Geraldine Hughes, JONAH AND OTTO stars Sean Gormley and Rupert Simonian.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017
Producers Stuart Thompson and Louise Gund have announced the full cast for the Broadway production of the searing new play Sweat. Alison Wright ('The Americans') joins the previously announced cast from the critically acclaimed Public Theater engagement.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017
One of the production's two stars, Sean Gormley, is this week's special guest on the popular WPKN Radio (89.5 FM) program 'State of the Arts,' airing today (Friday) at noon.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2018
Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) announces the full cast and creative team for William Shakespeare's tragicomedy The Winter's Tale, directed by OBIE Award-winner Arin Arbus. The production plays March 13-April 15, 2018, at Polonsky Shakespeare Center (262 Ashland Place), TFANA's home in the Brooklyn Cultural District.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2017
JONAH AND OTTO, by celebrated UK playwright Robert Holman, will conclude its acclaimed limited engagement tonight(Saturday) at The Lion Theatre at Theatre Row, 410 West 42 Street. Under the direction of Geraldine Hughes, JONAH AND OTTO stars Sean Gormley and Rupert Simonian.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017
Joining Aisling Loftus and Matthew Needham in THE TREATMENT will be Gary Beadle, Ian Gelder, Ben Onwukwe, Julian Ovenden, Ellora Torchia, Indira Varma, and Hara Yannas. The Treatment begins previews at the Almeida Theatre on Monday 24 April and runs until Saturday 10 June.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017
JONAH AND OTTO, by celebrated UK playwright Robert Holman, will conclude its acclaimed limited engagement tomorrow evening, February 25th at The Lion Theatre at Theatre Row, 410 West 42 Street. Under the direction of Geraldine Hughes, JONAH AND OTTO stars Sean Gormley and Rupert Simonian.
by TV News Desk - Feb 23, 2017
Starz announced today that the highly-anticipated eight-episode first season of FremantleMedia North America produced STARZ Original Series AMERICAN GODS, adapted from Neil Gaiman's acclaimed contemporary fantasy novel, will make its network premiere on Sunday, April 30th at 9PM ET/PT.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017
What if there was a musical - simultaneously serious and hilarious, that explores the wild ride of life's later years, addressing the good, the bad and the ugly of aging? The Geeze & Me is a musical production about the aging process, upsides and down.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017
Critics and audiences are raving about Off-Broadway's newest hit JONAH AND OTTO. Just some of the comments made by this week's patrons were caught on video which debuted today on YouTube.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017
JONAH AND OTTO, by celebrated UK playwright Robert Holman, starts performances tonight, February 1st, prior to the official opening on Wednesday, February 8th at The Lion Theatre at Theatre Row, 410 West 42 Street.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017
JONAH AND OTTO, by celebrated UK playwright Robert Holman, begins performances tonight (Wednesday) with the official opening set for next Wednesday, February 8th at The Lion Theatre at Theatre Row, 410 West 42 Street. Under the direction of Geraldine Hughes, JONAH AND OTTO stars Sean Gormley and Rupert Simonian.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2017
The New Colony will conclude its ninth season with the world premiere of Loy Webb's gripping romantic drama THE LIGHT, directed by Toma Langston, playing January 5 - February 4, 2018 at The New Colony's resident home, The Den Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016
Six world premiere plays and four new adaptations seen first by Chicago audiences were among those receiving nominations by The Jeff Awards Committee. 178 nominations in 32 categories honor Chicago Equity theatrical productions that opened between August 1, 2015 and July 31, 2016.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017
Building on the critical success of his 2011 production of Harold Pinter's Old Times, STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn will return to the British playwright's gripping realm of doubt and disquiet to direct a double bill of short plays. The Lover and The Collection will run from September 26-October 29 at the Lansburgh Theatre (450 7th Street NW).
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017
Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 N. Southport Avenue - will present The Hypocrites' production of DRACULA, directed by award-winner Sean Graney, from October 7th through November 5th, 2017. Press opening is Thursday, October 12th at 8pm. 
by TV News Desk - Aug 2, 2017
In November 2016, Sam Shepard's Pulitzer-Prize winning play Buried Child debuted on THIRTEEN's Theater Close-Upseries.  In tribute to Shepard, who passed away last week at age 73, THIRTEEN is presenting a special encore presentation ofBuried Child airing in New York Friday, August 4 at 9 p.m. ET on THIRTEEN. Actress Blythe Danner hosts the broadcast.  Director Scott Elliott's acclaimed production by The New Group is available to stream online now for those within the New York metro area. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017
59E59 Theaters will welcome the critically acclaimed IPHIGENIA IN SPLOTT at the 2017 Brits Off Broadway festival.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2017
Starz announced today that the highly-anticipated eight-episode first season of FremantleMedia North America produced STARZ Original Series AMERICAN GODS, adapted from Neil Gaiman's acclaimed contemporary fantasy novel, will make its network premiere on Sunday, April 30th at 9PM ET/PT.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017
By popular demand, Steppenwolf Theatre Company extends its critically acclaimed world premiere production of Linda Vista by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright and ensemble member Tracy Letts, directed by Dexter Bullard. The production continues for seven additional performances, through May 28, 2017.
by TV News Desk - Apr 18, 2017
Amazon has shared a list of new titles coming to Amazon Prime Video, Amazon Video and Amazon Channels in May.