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219 West 48th St.

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O'Neill's only love story, A MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN tells the shattering story of Josie Hogan, a towering woman with a quick tongue and a ruined reputation who lives in a dilapidated Connecticut farmhouse with her conniving father, Phil. During one long moonlit night fueled by drink and lust, Josie's softer side is exposed through her feelings for Hogan's landlord Jim Tyrone, and two implacable souls reveal to each other the grief, longing and unrequited love they've hidden from the world.



Netflix Suspends Production of HOUSE OF CARDS Indefinitely Following Spacey Harassment Claim
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2017

Netflix has suspended production on the upcoming sixth season of the show which had been underway in Baltimore. (more...)

Old Vic Theatre Releases Statement on Kevin Spacey: 'We Are Deeply Dismayed'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2017

Today, London's Old Vic Theatre, of which Spacey served as artistic director from 2004-2015, released a statement on the reports, sharing that they were deeply dismayed to hear the allegations of sexual misconduct. (more...)

Arena Stage's THE ORIGINALIST Traveling to Off-Broadway's 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

Continuing its cross-country tour, John Strand's critically-acclaimed political drama The Originalist, based on the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, will play at 59E59 Theaters under the direction of Artistic Director Molly Smith. (more...)

STRANGE LADIES By Susan Sobeloff Extended Through 11/19 at Central Works
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2017

The Central Works Premiere of Strange Ladies by Susan Sobeloff has extended and must close Sunday Nov 19 following the 5pm performance (originally scheduled to close Nov. 12). Strange Ladies received a visceral response from audiences and media alike at its premiere, and has experienced constant sold out performances. Described as a daring historical recreation... Strange Ladies is a call to ...mobilize for the complete liberation for all women in the U.S., now...making us want to stand up and join in, and The play resonates all too well our current political situation... As stated in the play, Those in power are not inclined to share. (more...)

Scotland Yard Investigating Another Alleged Sexual Assault by Kevin Spacey
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2017

Following a week of multiple sexual misconduct allegations against him, Scotland Yard has launched an investigation into another alleged sexual assault by Kevin Spacey. (more...)

HOUSE OF CARDS May Write Off Kevin Spacey Character from Final Season on Netflix
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 3, 2017

The Hollywood Reporter has reported that the writing staff of the hit Netflix political drama, House of Cards, will likely re-write the show's final season to eliminate the character played by actor Kevin Spacey. (more...)

Ed Asner and Kate Burton To Star In THE SOAP MYTH East Coast Tour
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2017

Seven time Emmy Award-winner Ed Asner and three time Emmy Award and Tony Award-nominee Kate Burton will star in a two-week East Coast tour of concert readings of Jeff Cohen's play The Soap Myth. The readings, which will be directed by Pam Berlin and will also feature Ned Eisenberg & Blair Baker, will serve as a tribute to International Holocaust Remembrance Day. The tour will begin on Monday, January 22, 2018 in Miami Beach Florida, and will conclude on Thursday, February 1 at Hofstra University on Long Island. (more...)

BWW Review: O'Neill's THE HAIRY APE opens Ensemble's 28th season
by Roy Berko - Nov 20, 2017

Ensemble Theatre is opening its 28th season, entitled 'We the People,' with O'Neill's 'The Hairy Ape.' The script fits into the theatre's selection of plays that 'celebrates the diversity and dynamics of the population that makes up this 'great nation' while also speaking to the challenges we still face in 2017!' (more...)

IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE Radio Play Up Next at Walnut Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2017

Walnut Street Theatre's 2017-2018 Independence Studio on 3 season continues with the holiday classic, IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY. Directed by Jesse Bernstein, the production begins with previews on October 31st, opens November 2nd and continues through December 17th. (more...)

Kevin Spacey Now Seeking Evaluation and Treatment Following Sexual Misconduct Allegations
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2017

Following a week of multiple sexual misconduct allegations against him, Kevin Spacey is now seeking treatment and evaluation. (more...)

UC San Diego Theatre and Dance to Present THE GREEN COCKATOO
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

The UC San Diego Department of Theatre and Dance presents The Green Cockatoo, by Arthur Schnitzler, translated by Carl R Mueller, and directed by Marco Barricelli. (more...)

Cast Complete for Mary Kathryn Nagle's SOVEREIGNTY World Premiere at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

Mary Kathryn Nagle's daring new work Sovereignty makes its world premiere at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. (more...)

Walnut Theatre presents IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017

Walnut Street Theatre's 2017-2018 Independence Studio on 3 season continues with the holiday classic, IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY. Directed by Jesse Bernstein, the production begins with previews on October 31st, opens November 2nd and continues through December 17th. (more...)

More Theatre Actors Accuse Kevin Spacey of Harassment
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017

Now more theatre actors have come forward about unwelcome advances that Spacey made towards them, according to the BBC. (more...)

Ensemble Theatre Announces Its 39th Consecutive Season
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2018

ENSEMBLE THEATRE prepares to open its 39th consecutive Season! THE FUTURE IS BRIGHT. Our entire 2018- 2019 Season will take place in the heart of Coventry Village on the Coventry P.E.A.C.E. Campus !!! (more...)

Casting Announced For WHITE GUY ON THE BUS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

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Matt Bogart, Christiane Noll, and More Lead Cast of SNOW CHILD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2018

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the full cast and creative team for the world-premiere musical Snow Child, based on Eowyn Ivey's Pulitzer Prize-nominated novel. Infused with a score that combines Alaskan string band-traditions with contemporary musical theater, Snow Child follows a couple rebuilding their lives in the Alaskan wilderness when they meet a magical and mysterious snow child who transforms them. (more...)

Stage Star Cherry Jones Join Amy Poehler's WINE COUNTRY, Plus Adam Schwartzman
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2018

According to Deadline, Jason Schwartzman and Cherry Jones are set to join Amy Poehler in the new Netflix feature WINE COUNTRY. Amy Poehler is set to star in, direct, and produce. The film is also set to feature talent from Ana Gasteyer, Paula Pell, Rachel Dratch, Maya Rudolph, Tina Fey and Emily Spivey. Poehler has directed episodes of PARKS AND RECREATION and BROAD CITY in the past, but this will be her feature film directorial debut. Read more about it from Deadline here! (more...)

Love Is In The Air At Bristol Riverside Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2018

Bristol Riverside Theatre ends its mainstage season triumphantly with the farcical period-piece musical Triumph of Love, based on the play by Marivaux, with book by James Magruder, music by Jeffrey Stock, and lyrics by Susan Birkenhead on May 1-20. Directed by Keith Baker, music directed by Douglass Lutz, and choreographed by Stephen Casey, the ensemble cast features Jake Delaney, Joy Franz, Adam Hoyak, Alex Keiper, Rebecca Robbins, Danny Rutigliano, and Carl Wallnau. (more...)

Meet the Cast of THE ICEMAN COMETH- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Mar 23, 2018

The Iceman Cometh begins previews tonight at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

Kansas City Actors Theatre Announces 2018-2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

The Kansas City Actors Theatre is proud to announce its lineup of plays for 2018-2019 at the H&R Block City Stage in Union Station and the Spencer Theater on UMKC's campus. This is the company's 14th season of productions showcasing Kansas City's own top theatre professionals. (more...)

The Off-Broadway League Announces Its First Female President
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2018

The Off-Broadway League has announced that Terry Byrne was elected as the new President of The Off-Broadway League. Byrne is the first female president in the nearly 60 year history of the League. The organization also announced three new additions to the Board, including Dean Carpenter, Steven Chaikelson and Casey York. (more...)

Peter Bogyo to Demystify Theatre's Most Important And Least Understood Role
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

Join Broadway General Manager Peter Bogyo in conversation with Tony Award-winning Producer Margot Astrachan as they discuss the nitty-gritty of the business side of show business. Bogyo will offer fascinating and entertaining glimpses into the inner workings of the normally closed world of theatrical general management. You can also expect some personal anecdotes and bits of theatrical lore. This evening will offer invaluable insight not only to fledgling general managers but to producers, writers, actors... anyone who is interested in the hows and whys of what happens in theatre before the curtain goes up. (more...)

Who Will Win at the 2018 Tony Awards? We Compare Year By Year!
by BWW Special - Jun 10, 2018

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... (more...)

Virgina Stage Company presents Jane Austen's PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

Virginia Stage Company opens the new year with Jane Austen's most popular literary novel, Pride and Prejudice. Directed by Virginia Stage Company Producing Artistic Director, Tom Quaintance, Pride and Prejudice will sweep you away with its witty, fast-paced exploration of expectations that has become the template for modern romance. Fans of the novel will be thrilled with this faithful adaptation of the story. (more...)

BASKERVILLE, A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY Opens at Walnut Street Before Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

Walnut Street Theatre's 2017-18 Independence Studio on 3 Season continues with Tony Award-winner Ken Ludwig's hilarious whodunit comedy, Baskerville, A Sherlock Holmes Mystery. (more...)

BASKERVILLE Opens At Walnut Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2018

Walnut Street Theatre's 2017-18 Independence Studio on 3 Season continues with Tony Award-winner Ken Ludwig's hilarious whodunit comedy, Baskerville, A Sherlock Holmes Mystery. Philadelphia audiences will be the first to see this production before it becomes the eighth national and international tour of a Walnut Street Theatre production. Directed by Walnut favorite, Bill Van Horn, Baskerville, A Sherlock Holmes Mystery begins previews in the intimate Independence Studio on 3 at the Walnut on January 2nd, opens January 4th, and continues through February 4th. (more...)

Bristol Riverside Theatre Produces THE PRODUCERS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2018

Bristol Riverside Theatre presents the ever-popular musical The Producers with book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan and music and lyrics by Mel Brooks on March 6-April 1. The multiple Tony-award winning musical is directed by Keith Baker, music directed by Douglass Lutz, with choreography by Stephen Casey and starring Danny Rutigliano and Michael Doherty and featuring Nicole Benoit, Fred Inkley, Morgan W. Reynolds, Jo Twiss, and Danny Vaccaro. The ensemble features Luke Bradt, Kathryn Brunner, Nicole Calabrese, Zachary J. Chiero, John D. DiFerdinando, Becca Goebel, Louis Jannuzzi III, Lauren Krigel, Patrick Ludt, Niklaus Patrick Miller, James E. Ofalt, Dominick Sannelli, Erika Wasko, and Keith Watford. (more...)

BWW Review: A MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN Illuminates Inner Demons at Warehouse Theatre
by Neil Shurley - Jan 28, 2018

Eugene O'Neill's A Moon for the Misbegotten, running now at the Warehouse Theatre in Greenville, SC, is all about struggle. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in South Carolina - Week of 1/20/2018
by BWW - Jan 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/20/2018 for South Carolina (more...)

Bristol Riverside Theatre Presents TIME STANDS STILL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2018

Bristol Riverside Theatre heads into the new year with Donald Margulies' Pulitzer Prize-winning classic Time Stands Still January 23-February 11. Directed by Susan D. Atkinson, the ensemble cast includes Laura Giknis, Eleanor Handley, Michael Satow, and Danny Vaccaro. (more...)

Writers Theatre Presents A MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2018

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, presents A Moon for the Misbegotten, written by Eugene O'Neill and directed by WT Resident Director William Brown. A Moon for the Misbegotten runs February 7 March 18, 2018 in the Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. The Press Opening is Wednesday, February 14 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Royal Court's HANGMEN Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

Atlantic Theater Company's Hangmen begins previews tonight, January 18th and will open Monday, February 5th for a limited engagement through Sunday, March 4th, 2018 Off-Broadway at Atlantic Theater Company's Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20th Street). (more...)

Virgina Stage Company presents Jane Austen's PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2018

Virginia Stage Company opens the new year with Jane Austen's most popular literary novel, Pride and Prejudice. Directed by Virginia Stage Company Producing Artistic Director, Tom Quaintance, Pride and Prejudice will sweep you away with its witty, fast-paced exploration of expectations that has become the template for modern romance. Fans of the novel will be thrilled with this faithful adaptation of the story. (more...)

The Warehouse Theatre to Present A MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

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Cast Complete for Mary Kathryn Nagle's SOVEREIGNTY World Premiere at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

Mary Kathryn Nagle's daring new work Sovereignty makes its world premiere at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. (more...)

John Lithgow to Bring the Magic of Storytelling to Broadway This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

Roundabout Theatre Company, in association with Staci Levine, has announced the Broadway return of beloved stage and screen star John Lithgow in John Lithgow: Stories by Heart, directed by Daniel Sullivan. (more...)

JERRY SPRINGER - THE OPERA Extends Through April 1, Matt McGrath Takes Over Lead Role
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2018

Due to demand, The New Group has announced a three-week extension for Jerry Springer - The Opera, with Matt McGrath appearing as Jerry Springer beginning March 13.  Terrence Mann, currently appearing in the role of Jerry Springer, plays his final performance March 11 due to an existing commitment beyond that date. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 2/20/2018
by BWW - Feb 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/20/2018 for Chicago (more...)

Photo Flash: A MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN Comes to Writers Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

In 1920s rural Connecticut, Phil Hogan cobbles together a living on rented farmland that he hopes to someday own outright, when his landlord Jim Tyrone comes into his inheritance. Hogan has driven away his three sons, but his towering daughter Josie understands her father and can hold her own. When the two learn that the land may be sold out from under them, they concoct a plan to save it that ultimately reveals the secret desires that two lonely souls have kept hidden for years. (more...)

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson Join HENRY IV at The Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2018

The Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles (SCLA), under the artistic direction of Ben Donenberg, returns to The Japanese Garden on the West Los Angeles VA Campus with a new production - 'Henry IV' - condensing two of Shakespeare's plays and staged by Tony Award winning director Daniel Sullivan.  The world-class acting company includes Tom Hanks as Falstaff and Rita Wilson; with additional cast members to be announced shortly, as confirmed.  Tom Ware is the executive producer. (more...)

Rock Legend Alice Cooper Joins JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

Alice Cooper, a seminal figure in rock 'n' roll whose compelling stage presence has made him a must see for five decades, has been cast as the flamboyant King Herod in NBC's staged rock concert of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE! to be aired Easter Sunday, April 1. (more...)

Writers Theatre presents A MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, presents A Moon for the Misbegotten, written by Eugene O'Neill and directed by WT Resident Director William Brown. A Moon for the Misbegotten runs February 7 March 18, 2018 in the Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. The Press Opening is Wednesday, February 14 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Atlantic Theater Co's HANGMEN
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) is proud to announce casting for the US premiere of the Olivier Award-winning Royal Court Theatre production of Hangmen, written by Academy Award winner Martin McDonagh and directed by Olivier Award nominee Matthew Dunster. (more...)

JOHN LITHGOW: STORIES BY HEART Begins Previews Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company, in association with Staci Levine, has announced the Broadway return of beloved stage and screen star John Lithgow in John Lithgow: Stories by Heart, directed by Daniel Sullivan. (more...)

Gloria Steinem to Feature as Arena Stage's SOVEREIGNTY Post-Show Panelist
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2017

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater will host a special post-show conversation with Gloria Steinem on Sunday, January 28 following the 7:30 p.m. performance during the run of Mary Kathryn Nagle's world premiere Power Play Sovereignty. (more...)

Terrence Mann and Will Swenson to Headline JERRY SPRINGER - THE OPERA Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The New Group has announced today that Terrence Mann and Will Swenson will star in the company's Off-Broadway premiere of Jerry Springer - The Opera, as 'Jerry Springer' and 'Warm-Up / Satan,' respectively. (more...)

John Tufts to Star in I AM MY OWN WIFE at Laguna Playhouse This January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2017

Laguna Playhouse has announced the fourth show in the Laguna Playhouse 97th season, I AM MY OWN WIFE, written by Doug Wright and directed by Jenny Sullivan and starring John Tufts. (more...)

BASKERVILLE, A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY Opens at Walnut Street Before Tour
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

Walnut Street Theatre's 2017-18 Independence Studio on 3 Season continues with Tony Award-winner Ken Ludwig's hilarious whodunit comedy, Baskerville, A Sherlock Holmes Mystery. (more...)

Court Theatre Presents Chicago Premiere Of THE ORIGINALIST
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

Court Theatre, under the continuing leadership of Charles Newell, Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director, concludes its 2017/18 season with the Asolo Repertory Theatre, Arena Stage, Pasadena Playhouse production of The Originalist by John Strand, directed by Molly Smith with Associate Director Seema Sueko, and featuring Edward Gero as Antonin Scalia. The Originalist runs May 10 - June 10, 2018 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Ave. The press opening is Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 8:00pm. (more...)

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