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by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2019
Shattered Globe Theatre announces its 2019-20 Season, featuring two Chicago premieres: BE HERE NOW by Deborah Zoe Laufer, directed by Producing Artistic Director Sandy Shinner* a?" a bittersweet comedy about searching for happiness; and SHEEPDOG by Kevin Artigue, directed by Wardell Julius Clark a?" a love story colliding with today's headlines; followed by WHEN THE RAIN STOPS FALLING by Andrew Bovell, directed by Elizabeth Margolius a?" a stunning mystery of love and loss that reverberates through four generations.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2019
Shakespeare & Company presents a special limited run workshop production of William Shakespeare's Coriolanus in the Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre. Performances run from August 21 - August 25, and brings together Artistic Director Allyn Burrows and Founding Artistic Director Tina Packer performing together for the first time. The Company also welcomes Christopher V. Edwards, Artistic Director of Actors Shakespeare Project, to the Company's stage.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2019
Theatre production company Parity Productions has released its monthly list of Qualifying Productions for August a?"their popular directory of New York City shows in which the individual creative teams have 50% of the positions filled with women and/or trans and gender nonconforming (TGNC) artists (directors, designers, and playwrights). 
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 31, 2019
COAL MINE THEATRE, Toronto's Off-Off Broadview Theatre, has just announced its extraordinary Season Six. THE COAL MINE will stage four critically acclaimed, and Toronto premiere productions in 2019/2020, all presented in their singular and intimate eighty-seat theatre in the east end of Toronto. 
by Richard Ridge - Jul 30, 2019
Monday nights belong to Jim Caruso's Cast Party at the legendary Birdland and now in less than a year the place to be on Tuesday night is Birdland's new downstairs theatre and The Line Up with Susie Mosher.
by Alan Henry - Jul 29, 2019
The Ordway announced today that the electrifying, new musical phenomenon SIX by Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss arrives at The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts in St. Paul on November 29, for a limited engagement through December 22. Tickets go on sale at 10am today. 
by Stage Tube - Jul 29, 2019
Jennifer apologizes to Evelyn for the things she said about Shaniece and the two women take the first steps toward repairing their friendship.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2019
From August 25 to September 2, Theater for the New City's Dream Up Festival will present the world premiere of a new translation by Robert Greer of August Strindberg's 'The Father,' directed by Mr. Greer and performed by an ensemble of actors from August Strindberg Rep, who developed the piece in a workshop production last November at Gene Frankel Theatre. 
by Stephanie Wild - Jul 29, 2019
It was a special day at Six in London on July 28, when the show's composer, Toby Marlow, stepped into the role of Catherine Parr for two performances.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2019
As summer's latest heat wave breaks, a surge of star-power will amp-up the footlights inside Provincetown's (air conditioned!) Art House and Town Hall theaters for Producer Mark Cortale in August & September. For Tickets and information, visit www.ptownarthouse.com or call 800-838-3006.
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 27, 2019
Coming directly from the incredibly prestigious theatre festival VENICE BIENNALE TEATRO 2019, long-time collaborators - writer Patricia Cornelius and director Susie Dee - shine a neon striplight on the intersections of class and misogony, bringing three thoroughly nasty girls on stage in SHIT a?" an unflinching, gut-punching, provocative and heart-breaking piece. Ahead of SHIT's run at Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Patricia talks to BroadwayWorld about the thinking and process behind the show.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2019
Bryant Park assumes the guise of wartime Venice as New York's famed theater company, The Drilling Company (TDC) of Shakespeare in the Parking Lot, present their rendition of Shakespeare's immortal drama Othello at Bryant Park's Picnic Performance series. All shows are open to the public and take place outdoors on the Bryant Park stage, rain or shine. Blankets are available for rent free of charge and picnicking on the green is encouraged.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2019
According to Vulture, stage and screen couple Bobby Cannavale and Rose Byrne have their eye on their next project together. The duo will star in Euripedes's Medea at BAM this January. The play will be directed by Simon Stone.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2019
Playwrights Horizons begins its 2019/20 season of works from groundbreaking playwrights pushing their singular styles to new heights with Wives, written by Jaclyn Backhaus and directed by Margot Bordelon
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2019
Shakespeare & Company presents MacArthur a?oeGeniusa?? Award recipient Suzan-Lori Parks' pulitzer prize-winning play, Topdog/Underdog directed by the distinguished Regge Life, who helmed the Company's acclaimed razor sharp comedy God of Carnage in 2017.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2019
Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM), Broadway Across America (BAA), and Performing Arts Fort Worth are proud to announce the North Texas engagements of the Tony Award-nominated Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof. The production will open in Dallas August 7-18, 2019 at the Music Hall at Fair Park, then the tour will head to Fort Worth where it will play Bass Performance Hall August 20-25, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2019
Diane Fletcher and Rachel Pickup, will lead the cast in Tom Littler's production of Somerset Maugham's For Services Rendered, the opening play of Jermyn Street Theatre's Memories Season. Diane Fletcher, who plays Charlotte Ardsley, is best known for creating the role of Elizabeth Urquhart opposite Ian Richardson in the BBC series House of Cards. Her career includes leading roles at The National Theatre, The RSC, The Royal Court and on the West End stage as well as numerous television and film appearances. Rachel Pickup will play Eva. Her career encompasses roles in the West End, the RSC, On Broadway and Off Broadway, leading roles on film and television as well as many regional theatres throughout the UK and in the US. Her stage highlights include: The Merchant of Venice at The Globe Theatre and Stephen Unwin's production of Miss Julie at The Rose Theatre Kingston for which she was nominated for the Best Actress Critics' Circle Award.
by Alan Henry - Jul 24, 2019
There are few topics that I feel that I am more qualified to talk about than Andrew Lloyd Webber's global phenomenon musical, CATS. I'm going to set the record straight once and for all, and explain the timely and intricate story of CATS.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2019
Back by popular demand, platinum selling recording artist and Tony Award nominated actor Sam Harris Returns To The Purple Room In Palm Springs with his show Stripped for two performances only on Friday, August 30, and Saturday, August 31, at 8pm, it was announced today by Chris Isaacson Presents. Along with his musical director, Harris performs Broadway and pop songs from his stellar 30-year career. No band, no backup singers. Just two stars and a piano in the desert.
by TV News Desk - Jul 23, 2019
TIFF Co-Heads Cameron Bailey and Joana Vicente today announced the first round of titles selected for the Gala and Special Presentations programmes at the 44th Toronto International Film Festival. This first batch of films from the 2019 Official Selection features 18 Galas and 38 Special Presentations.
by Zofeen Maqsood - Jul 22, 2019
This will be the first time that the play will be staged in Gurugram. Promoted as a bittersweet comedy the play has performed over 55 houseful shows across 5 cities -- Mumbai, Bengaluru, New Delhi, Nagpur and Baroda.
by Rona Kelly - Jul 22, 2019
Director of Design Stephen Brimson-Lewis has over twenty years of experience designing for the RSC. Stephen takes us through the collaborative process of designing Measure for Measure.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2019
David Hare's award-winning play roars to life in a provocative new site-specific staging performed in The Vaults, London's alternative subterranean venue beneath Waterloo Station, running from Friday 13 September - Sunday 17 November, with a press night on Thursday 19 September. Casting has been announced for the first major revival of The Permanent Way, which first had an award-winning run in York and then at the National Theatre in 2003
by Larisa Amaya-Baron - Jul 22, 2019
'If you have seen the technicolor movie, or a past version of the stage production, you will be pleased to notice that the compassionate director, Bartlett Sher, has removed all the old stereotypes and racism from this revival. You don't feel like the story is mocking any culture, or even making commentary at all. It's stripped down to the common themes we all experience as humans...'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2019
The writers of Six, Lucy Moss and Toby Marlow, have signed a publishing deal with Warner Music, according to The Stage.
by TV News Desk - Aug 8, 2019
Four famously dysfunctional families prove crazy is relative on the highly anticipated new season of 'Marriage Boot Camp: Family Edition,' premiering October 11 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on WE tv. Will the walls come crumbling down when the most explosive relationships enter under one roof?
by Greer Firestone - Aug 7, 2019
The Playhouse on Rodney Square announces its 2019-2020 season: BEAUTIFUL a?' The Carole King Musical, THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG, THE COLOR PURPLE, and FIDDLER ON THE ROOF. In addition, the schedule includes three limited, return engagements of RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER a?' THE MUSICAL, THE ILLUSIONISTS: MAGIC OF THE HOLIDAYS, and JERSEY BOYS.
by Stage Tube - Aug 7, 2019
Kristen shows the recently reconciled Evelyn and Jennifer a text from Cece calling OG unattractive. Watch the new episode tonight at 8/7c on VH1!
by Stephanie Wild - Aug 7, 2019
Today's top stories: a film adaptation of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is in the works, Six will sail the seas on Norwegian Cruise Line, A Christmas Carol is returning to Broadway, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2019
BroadwayWorld was excited to report that Six: The Musical will be transferring to Broadway early next year. After hit runs in the West End, Chicago and all around Europe, Six will make its way to the Great White Way, beginning February 2020. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2019
It was announced today that SIX, the critically-acclaimed British pop musical about Henry VIII's six wives will debut on board Norwegian Cruise Line beginning next month.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2019
Award-winning director and choreographer Jonathan Cerullo (The Boys from Syracuse, Big Apple Circus), has been named an Artistic Associate at Amas Musical Theatre. Donna Trinkoff announced Cerullo will be joining SDC director and choreographer Christopher Scott and Lynne Taylor-Corbett.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2019
With Carnegie Hall's Opening Night less than two months away, we are eagerly anticipating the 2019a?"2020 season.
by Stage Tube - Aug 5, 2019
OG confronts Malaysia about what happened at Cece's event, leading Shaunie and Evelyn to try to show OG why she should stay out of the family situation.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2019
Crowded Fire Theater (CFT) Christina Anderson returns to Crowded Fire with INKED BABY, the second production in Crowded Fire's 21st season of new and contemporary plays.  Featuring an ensemble cast directed by Crowded Fire Resident Artist Lisa Marie Rollins, INKED BABY introduces a world that is at once both familiar and strange, and questions why we hold on to home even when that land is toxic. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2019
West End hit SIX The Musical will storm the Sydney Opera House this summer for its Australian premiere.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2019
 Producers Kenny Wax, Wendy & Andy Barnes, George Stiles and Kevin McCollum announced tonight that the new musical SIX by Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss will return to Chicago for a sixteen week limited engagement at Broadway In Chicago's Broadway Playhouse starting July 8, 2020 through October 25, 2020. The hit musical, which had its North American premiere at Chicago Shakespeare Theater, concluded its extended run on Sunday, August 4, 2019 and heads to Broadway in February of 2020. Casting and ticket information will be announced at a later date.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 3, 2019
This has been one of the hottest summers on record, but don't let the rising temperatures get you down! BroadwayWorld is here to remind you of some amazing musicals and plays that you can watch from the comfort of your couch (with the AC blasting)! From Netflix to BroadwayHD to On Demand, there's an option for everyone!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2019
Ember Women's Theatre's production of Terms of Endearment, adapted for the stage by Dan Gordon, based on the screenplay by James L. Brooks, will take place Fridays and Saturdays, September 13th - 28th 2019, at MadLab Theatre, 227 N. 3rd St, in Columbus. Admission is $20 for all patrons.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2019
Playwrights Horizons is, from now through Thursday, August 15, at noon, accepting entries for the Live for Five online lottery, giving out $5 tickets to the world premiere production of Wives, written by Jaclyn Backhaus
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2019
Colm Feore will utter the first words on the Stratford Festival's newest stage, an echo of the inaugural performance in 1953, when Alec Guinness's opening speech in Richard III anticipated the a?oeglorious summera?? that was to come for Stratford. Feore, an internationally acclaimed stage and screen actor, is just one of a diverse company of accomplished actors who will present a repertory season of 15 productions in four remarkable theatres.
by TV News Desk - Aug 12, 2019
The Tribeca TV Festival will return September 12-15 for its third edition.The lineup is a showcase of new series debuts, new episodes from fan favorites, talks with creators and stars, and one-night-only events that can only be seen at Tribeca. The 2019 Tribeca TV Festival will take place at Regal Battery Park in New York City. Tickets go on sale today, Monday, August 12, at 11am ET at tribecafilm.com/TVFestival.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2019
33 1/3 House of Dreams in now open at the San Diego Repertory Theatre! What did the critics think? Read all the reviews!
by Zofeen Maqsood - Aug 10, 2019
The play is a monologue where the scientist Einstein delivers his story in his own words to the audience. But what makes the play more relatable is the fact that the story is delivered in a very personal way.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2019
For Hudson Warehouse's 16th Season, they presenting a very unique adaptation of The Merry Wives of Windsor. This production is set in the 1960's at The Windsor Resort, a tourist hotel in the Borscht Belt of the Catskills.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2019
 Previews begin today for The Crucible, Arthur Miller's haunting dramatization of the Salem witch trials. Directed by Festival veteran Jonathan Goad, the production opens on Friday, August 16, at the Avon Theatre, marking the 12th and final production in the Festival's 67th season, which runs until November 10.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2019
BroadwayWorld has just learned that the electrifying new musical phenomenon SIX by Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss will open on Broadway this Spring at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 W 47th St, NYC) on March 12, 2020. Performances begin on February 13, 2020. Ticketing information will be announced at a later date. For updates please visit www.SIXonBway.com.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2019
Ensemble Theatre will stage the Australian Premiere of Kate Hennig's THE LAST WIFE opening 30 August, which takes a fresh look at this stunning historical drama examining the dangerous sparring between King Henry VIII and his last wife, Katherine Parr, during a very complex and bloody time in English history.