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Circle in the Square (Broadway) (New York, NY)
1633 Broadway at 50th St.

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Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire is set against the sexy backdrop of New Orleans' gritty French Quarter. A Streetcar Named Desire tells the tale of former school teacher and socialite Blanche DuBois, as she's forced to move in with her sister Stella and her animalistic husband Stanley. But the fragile, Blanche quickly gets a gritty life lesson in the seamy, steamy underbelly of 1950's New Orleans.


Bristol Old Vic Announces 24 New Shows For Its Winter/Spring 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2018

Bristol Old Vic today went on sale with its Winter/Spring 2019 programme, launching a new season of inspiring, cutting-edge and award-winning theatre, set to take Bristol by storm following its ground-breaking Year of Change. (more...)

FX Orders New Limited Series, MRS. AMERICA, Starring Cate Blanchett
by TV News Desk - Oct 30, 2018

Two-time Academy Award and Golden Globe Award winning actor Cate Blanchett has signed on to star in Mrs. America, a new limited series ordered by FX and created and written by Emmy Award winning writer Dahvi Waller (Mad Men) and Executive Produced by two-time Academy Award nominee Stacey Sher, Waller, Coco Francini and Blanchett, it was announced today by John Landgraf, CEO, FX Networks and FX Productions. Production of the nine-episode limited series is scheduled for 2019 and it is produced by FX Productions with Waller serving as Showrunner. (more...)

Ringwald Presents THE CAKE Beginning Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2018

Opening November 16 at The Ringwald, Bekah Brunstetter's acclaimed comedy-drama The Cake takes a political hot-button and bakes it into something deeply and sweetly personal. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Legendary Stage and Screen Star Daphne Rubin-Vega
by Behind the Curtain - Oct 29, 2018

In one of their most inspiring interviews to date, Behind the Curtain sits down with one of Broadway's most respected artists, Daphne Rubin-Vega, to discuss not only her career in such shows as Rent, Miss You Like Hell, A Streetcar Named Desire, Les Miserables, and more, but to spotlight the role of diversity and politics in the creation of art. (more...)

Austin Pendleton's WARS OF THE ROSES Returns 12/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2018

Theater for the New City has announced that due to popular demand they will be presenting Tony nominated theatre luminary Austin Pendleton's adaptation of Richard III, Shakespeare's greatest villain, WARS OF THE ROSES: HENRY VI & RICHARD III for three nights only December 3rd, 4th and 5th. (more...)

San Francisco Opera Presents Jake Heggie And Gene Scheer's IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2018

San Francisco Opera presents the West Coast premiere of It's a Wonderful Life by composer Jake Heggie and librettist Gene Scheer in nine holiday-season performances from November 17 through December 9. The two-act work, a co-commission and co-production between San Francisco Opera, Houston Grand Opera and the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, is based in part on Frank Capra's 1946 film It's a Wonderful Life and The Greatest Gift, a story by Philip Van Doren Stern. (more...)

Meet The Women Of Steppenwolf's LA RUTA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018

This December, Steppenwolf Theatre Company is proud to present the world premiere production of La Ruta by acclaimed Chicago playwright Isaac Gomez, directed by ensemble member Sandra Marquez. Featuring ensemble member Karen Rodriguez along with an eight-member all female Latinx cast, La Ruta is inspired by the lives of Mexican women who live, work-and disappear-along a Ciudad Juarez bus route. La Ruta weaves live music through a story of resilience in the wake of loss. (more...)

Lyric Announces Guest Artists for Renée Fleming 25th Anniversary Concert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2018

Lyric Opera of Chicago is pleased to announce the participation of several outstanding singers in the Renee Fleming 25th Anniversary Concert & Gala*, to honor and celebrate American soprano Renee Fleming's extraordinary commitment to Chicago and her unparalleled contributions to our art form. (more...)

Orlando Shakes Opens The Door For The 2017 Tony Nominee, A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2018

Lucas Hnath's A Doll's House, Part 2 produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF runs from January 2 - February 3, 2019. Tickets (starting at $30) are available now by phone (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, online at orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street). (more...)

New York Stage & Film's Annual Gala to Honor Patricia Wettig, Ken Olin, And Johanna Pfaelzer
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2018

New York Stage and Film is thrilled to announce that its annual Winter Gala will honor playwright and Emmy award-winning actress Patricia Wettig (F2M, 'Brothers and Sisters,' 'thirtysomething') and Executive Producer/director/actor Ken Olin ('This Is Us,' 'Alias,' 'Brothers & Sisters,' 'thirtysomething'), and, in recognition for her years of dedication to New York Stage and Film, Artistic Director Johanna Pfaelzer, who is stepping down from her post at the end of the 2019 Powerhouse Summer Season. (more...)

HAMLET Comes to Orlando Shakes
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2018

William Shakespeare's Hamlet produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF runs from February 6 - March 24, 2019. Hamlet will play in repertory with the world premiere of Gertrude and Claudius by Mark St. Germain. Tickets (starting at $30) are available now by phone (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, online at orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street). (more...)

The Ringwald Presents MERRY CHRISTMAS TO EVERYONE! (EXCEPT CHRISTINA)
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2018

Taking a break from the usual SantaLand Diaries performances, this year The Ringwald will stuff your stockings with Merry Christmas to Everyone! (Except Christina), a sort-of Mommie Dearest Christmas! (more...)

Vote For The 2018 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards; THE REALISTIC JONESES Leads Best Comedy!
by BWW Staff - Nov 26, 2018

There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Vote For The 2018 BroadwayWorld Cincinnati Award; The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati Leads Theatre of the Year!
by BWW Staff - Nov 26, 2018

There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Cincinnati Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Vote For The 2018 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards; THE COLOR PURPLE Leads Best Tour!
by BWW Staff - Nov 26, 2018

There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Stanley Townsend Will Play Addison DeWitt in ALL ABOUT EVE
by Stephanie Wild - Nov 23, 2018

According to Baz Bamigboye of The Daily Mail, Stanley Townsend will take on the role of theatre critic Addison DeWitt in the upcoming play All About Eve. (more...)

SOFT POWER, Kathleen Marshall and More Nominated for 2019 LA Stage Alliance Ovation Awards
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2018

The nominees for the 29th Annual LA STAGE Alliance Ovation Awards, celebrating theatrical excellence and achievement throughout Los Angeles, were announced this week. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For A.R.T.'s BARBER SHOP CHRONICLES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2018

American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Terrie and Bradley Bloom Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Producer Diane Borger, announces the cast and creative team for Barber Shop Chronicles. The Fuel, National Theatre, and West Yorkshire Playhouse co-production begins preview performances on Wednesday, December 5, 2018; opens Friday, December 7; and closes Saturday, January 5, 2019 at the Loeb Drama Center in Cambridge, MA. (more...)


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PTC Announces MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018

Pioneer Theatre Company presents Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley, a charming sequel to Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice. The production runs from November 30 through December 15, 2018. (more...)

Hampstead Theatre Announced First Three Productions of 2019
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018

Hampstead Theatre has announced the first three productions of 2019. (more...)

Dance Theatre of Harlem to Honor Artistic Director Arthur Mitchell
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2018

The 50th Anniversary season of New York City's beloved Dance Theatre of Harlem will honor its legendary Founding Artistic Director Arthur Mitchell, who passed away on September 19, 2018, with a memorial service on December 3, 2018 from 5pm-7pm at Riverside Church, 490 Riverside Drive at West 120th Street. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Announces Live For Five Lottery For Heather Raffo's NOURA
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2018

Playwrights Horizons (Artistic Director Tim Sanford, Managing Director Leslie Marcus) will, from today, November 12, through Thursday, November 15, accept entries for the Live for Five online lottery, giving out $5 tickets to the New York premiere production of Noura, from 9 Parts of Desire playwright and actor Heather Raffo and director Joanna Settle. The Washington Post deemed this "epic-feeling, nearly searing portrait of a woman torn between cultures and family" the "best premiere of the Women's Voices Theater Festival" when it made its world premiere in Washington, D.C. earlier this year. Produced in association with Shakespeare Theatre Company, it will be performed at Playwrights Horizons from November 27 to December 30. Playwrights Horizons created Live for Five in 2007 as part of their Arts Access program to reach out to those who may not be able to afford the cost of a full-price theater ticket. Since its inception, over 3,000 theatergoers have been able to attend the theater thanks to the initiative. (more...)

Imelda Staunton-Led WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? Comes to the Cinema in South Korea this March through National Theatre Live
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2018

The play will be shown from March 21, 2019 until March 24, 2019.  (more...)

Adrian Lester, Katy Sullivan, Emily Barber and Jack Hunter Cast in Hampstead Theatre's COST OF LIVING
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2018

Winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Martyna Majok's Cost of Living receives its highly anticipated UK Premiere at Hampstead Theatre - making it the 100th premiere since Edward Hall and Greg Ripley-Duggan took charge in 2010. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: David De Silva Reflects on 30 Years of FAME
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2018

Fame is said to be fleeting, but it isn't in London -- at least not where the musical is concerned. (more...)

UK Tour Of Ian Rankin And Rona Munro's REBUS LONG SHADOWS Extends Into 2019
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2018

Daniel Schumann, Lee Dean and Cambridge Arts Theatre in association with Birmingham Repertory Theatre today announce an extension to the successful UK tour of Rebus: Long Shadows due to public demand. The production written exclusively for the stage by author of the original novels, Ian Rankin and playwright Rona Munro toured from September to November 2018, and in 2019 will tour to a further five cities - Glasgow from 29 January, then visiting Cardiff, Cambridge and Newcastle, before completing its run in Bath on 9 March. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces December Panel - What It Means To Be A Producer (and Why I Do It)
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents the December Panel: What It Means to Be a Producer (and Why I Do It) on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 7:30pm (networking at 7pm) at Thursday, December 13, 2018 at Polaris North, 245 W. 29th St. 4th floor, NYC, 10001. This panel is free for TRU members; $12.50 for non-members in advance ($15 at door). (more...)

GERTRUDE AND CLAUDIUS World Premiere Of First Orlando Shakes Commission Announced
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2018

Mark St. Germain's Gertrude and Claudius, based on the novel by John Updike, commissioned and produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF runs from February 20 - March 23, 2019. Gertrude and Claudius will play in repertory with Shakespeare's Hamlet. Tickets (starting at $30) are available now by phone (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, online at orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street). (more...)

Announcing LA RUTA Audience Engagement Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2018

In conjunction with the world premiere of La Ruta by acclaimed Chicago-based playwright Isaac Gomez and directed by ensemble member Sandra Marquez, Steppenwolf Theatre Company has curated an event series of conversations and performances designed to enrich the experience around the world of the play. Inspired by the lives of Mexican women who live, work-and disappear-along a Ciudad Juarez bus route, La Ruta weaves live music through a story of resilience in the wake of loss. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 3, 2018
by - Dec 3, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 3 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Vote For The 2018 BWW Cincinnati Awards; MARY POPPINS Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 3, 2018

There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Cincinnati Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Vote For The 2018 BWW San Francisco Awards; FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 3, 2018

There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Vote For The 2018 BWW St. Louis Awards; JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 3, 2018

There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Amy Berryman, Annabel Capper, and More Among All-Female Cast of THE CONVENT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2018

Weathervane Productions, Rising Phoenix Repertory, in association with Rattlestick Playwrights Theater announce casting for the world premiere production of The Convent (more...)

The Ringwald Theatre Presents SIGNIFICANT OTHER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2018

Opening January 4th at The Ringwald Theatre, contemporary comedy Significant Other by Joshua Harmon takes on the stereotypes of the "gay best friend" and takes aim at the lives of late-twentysomethings in the early 21st century. (more...)

TFANA's ABOUT ALICE Begins Jan 8
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2018

Theatre for a New Audience presents About Alice, the world premiere of a new play by Calvin Trillin, inspired by his 2007 memoir of the same name. The production, directed by Leonard Foglia, plays January 8-February 3, 2019 at Polonsky Shakespeare Center (262 Ashland Place, Brooklyn).  (more...)

Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2018 BWW San Francisco Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 17, 2018

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2018 BWW St. Louis Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 17, 2018

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2018 BWW Cincinnati Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 17, 2018

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Cincinnati Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Catherine Ann Taylor's One-Act THIN SLICING Plays Manhattan Repertory Theatre's Best Of 2018 Showcase
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2018

The romantic comedy/drama, THIN SLICING, will have its second New York City production at the Manhattan Repertory Theatre Best of 2018 Play Showcase. The limited run will play December 14 and 15 in midtown Manhattan. (more...)

Yale Rep Presents GOOD FAITH By Karen Hartman, Directed By Kenny Leon
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2018

Yale Repertory Theatre will present the world premiere of Good Faith: Four Chats about Race and the New Haven Fire Department by Karen Hartman, directed by Kenny Leon, February 1-23, 2019 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street). Opening Night is Thursday, February 7. (more...)

THE EMPTY NESTERS Comes to Zephyr Theatre In January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2018

Helicopter parents facing the question of what they want to be when their kids grow up is the focus in the new comedy-drama The Empty Nesters by award-winning playwright Garret Jon Groenveld.  This warm and witty look at a couple who drop their youngest child off at college and then take what may be a life-changing trip to the Skywalk at the Grand Canyon, is helmed by Los Angeles based director Richard Seyd, and stars real-life empty nesters John (JW) Walker and Pamela Gaye Walker, who reunite on stage after a 20 year hiatus.  (more...)

BWW Interview: Patsy Ferran Talks SUMMER AND SMOKE
by Rona Kelly - Dec 12, 2018

Straight off her win for Best Actress in a New Production of a Play at BroadwayWorld's UK Awards, Patsy Ferran shares what it's like to have a character in your head for that long a time. Taking us through how her own impressions of Alma have changed, she also reveals just how Alma has changed her too. (more...)

Full Cast And Creative Team Announced For KLEPTOCRACY At Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the full company for the world premiere of Kenneth Lin's timely cautionary tale of capitalism run amok, Kleptocracy. Inspired by the power struggle between the richest of the Oligarchs and an ambitious Vladimir Putin after the collapse of the Soviet Union, Lin (House of Cards) explores U.S. - Russia relations then and now. Directed by Jackson Gay, and by special arrangement with Robert Ahrens, Mickey Liddell and Michael Mills, Kleptocracy runs January 18 - February 24, 2019 in the Kreeger Theater. (more...)

Three Weeks Left To Vote For the BWW San Francisco Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 10, 2018

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Three Weeks Left To Vote For the BWW St. Louis Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 10, 2018

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Three Weeks Left To Vote For the BWW Cincinnati Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 10, 2018

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Cincinnati Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

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