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Vivian Beaumont Theatre (New York, NY)
150 West 65th St. at Broadway

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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.


NTC Stages Arthur Miller Classic DEATH OF A SALESMAN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

Novato Theater Company continues its entertaining and provocative 2017- 2018 season with the Arthur Miller classic, Death of a Salesman, one of the greatest plays in American Theatre. The NTC production is directed by Carl Jordan and produced by Candace Brown and Nick Moore. Death of a Salesman runs February 1-18 at the NTC Playhouse, 5420 Nave Drive in Novato. (more...)

Jef Hall-Flavin To End Tenure As Executive Director Of The Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

Jef Hall-Flavin will step down later this year as Executive Director of the Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival, a four-day international event that will run from September 27-30, 2018. (more...)

Photo Flash: Greenhouse Theater Center Revives ROSE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

Following its hit production of MACHINAL, Greenhouse Theater Center is pleased to continue its 2017-18 season with the return of Laurence Leamer's critically acclaimed drama ROSE. Recently honored with a 2017 Equity Joseph Jefferson Award for Best Solo Performance, celebrated Chicago actress Linda Reiter reprises her role as matriarch Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy in this intimate piece directed by Steve Scott. ROSE will play January 12 March 11, 2018 at the Greenhouse Theater Center (Downstairs Main Stage), 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at greenhousetheater.org, in person at the box office or by calling (773) 404-7336. Season Flex passes are also available. The press opening isMonday, January 15, 2018 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Walnut St. Theatre's BASKERVILLE Coming to MPAC and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

Mayo Performing Arts Center presents three Family Theatre for Young Children events in February. All events are $12-15 dollars and are recommended for children 4-10 (more...)

Boston Court Opens 2018 Season with A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

Boston Court Performing Arts Center presents a reimagined modern take of Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire (February 15 - March 25, 2018; press opening,February 24). This radical re-envisioning of Streetcar will feature a multicultural cast and modern setting, pushing on the play's present-day relevance. (more...)

BWW Review: THE REAL THING at Pinnacle Acting Company
by Blair Howell - Jan 7, 2018

Pinnacle Acting Company mounts a sturdy production of THE REAL THING that is highly entertaining, showcasing Playwright Tom Stoppard's sparkling wit and barbed observations of fidelity and marriage. (more...)

Obie-Winner SKELETON CREW Comes to TheatreWorks
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley continues its 2017/2018 Season with the regional premiere of the Obie Award-winning Skeleton Crew, in a co-production with Marin Theatre Company. A makeshift family of auto-plant workers navigate the possibility of foreclosure in this funny, tough, and tender American drama which captured critical raves. (more...)

Ballet Hisp nico's 2018 New York Season At The Joyce Theater Featuring Two World Premieres
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2018

Ballet Hisp nico, the nation's premier Latino dance organization, brings its bold and eclectic brand of contemporary dance to the Joyce Theater with two World Premieres from April 10-15, 2018. Tickets start at $10 and are on sale now at Joyce.org. (more...)

PETE REX Turns 59E59 Theaters into Off-Broadway's Jurassic Park in February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2018

59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) welcomes The Dreamscape Theatre with the NYC premiere of PETE REX written by Alexander V. Thompson and directed by Brad Raimondo. PETE REX begins performances on Thursday, February 8 for a limited engagement through Saturday, March 3. Press Opening is Thursday, February 15 at 7:30 PM. The performance schedule is Tuesday - Saturday at 7:30 PM; Sunday at 2:30 PM. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). Single tickets are $25 ($20 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200 or visit www.59e59.org. (more...)

Ballet Hispanico's 2018 New York Season At The Joyce Theater Features Two World Premieres
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2018

Ballet Hispanico, the nation's premier Latino dance organization, brings its bold and eclectic brand of contemporary dance to the Joyce Theater with two World Premieres from April 10-15, 2018. Tickets start at $10 and are on sale now at Joyce.org. (more...)

Pittsburgh CLO Announces Cast for UP AND AWAY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2018

Pittsburgh CLO is proud to announce the cast of the world premiere of UP AND AWAY, January 25 April 15, 2018 at the CLO Cabaret. As part of its Next Generation Capital Campaign efforts, Pittsburgh CLO debuted a staged reading of this new musical comedy this past spring during New Musicals Weekend at the Benedum Center. Tickets are now available online at CLOCabaret.com, by phone at 412-456-6666 or in person at the Theater Square Box Office. UP AND AWAY is also available as part of a CLO Cabaret Series subscription package. (more...)

Dates and Theme Announced for 2018 Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2018

The Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival is pleased to announce that its Annual Dinner will be held on Saturday, June 2, 2018. The gala will be held at Town Hall in Provincetown to support the organization's 13th annual Festival, to be held September 27-30, 2018. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For SUMMER AND SMOKE at the Almeida Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2018

Joining the previously announced Patsy Ferran are Seb Carrington, Nancy Crane, Eric MacLennan, Forbes Masson, Matthew Needham, Tok Stephen and Anjana Vasan. The production is designed by Tom Scutt, with lighting design by Lee Curran, composition by Angus MacRae, sound by Carolyn Downing and casting by Julia Horan. (more...)

Benedict Cumberbatch Appointed President Of LAMDA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

LAMDA (London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art) announces that Benedict Cumberbatch CBE has been appointed as the Academy's new President. He will take up the position immediately, succeeding Timothy West CBE who steps down after 31 years in the role. (more...)

Twilight's Stars Shine In Annual Awards Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

Twilight Theater Company is pleased to announce the winners of their second annual Light Up the Stars Awards Gala. (more...)

Southern Rep Theatre Calls for Applications for 4D Program
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

On the heels of a successful inaugural year, Southern Rep's signature New Play Development program 4D will begin its second season in March 2018. Applications are now being accepted from local dramatists, directors, and dramaturgs interested in joining this year-long intensive program; the application period closes February 16, 2018. (more...)

BWW Review: Innovocative Theatre Comes of Age with Jane Martin's Riveting KEELY & DU
by Peter Nason - Jan 15, 2018

K.D. O'Hair and Dawn Truax give performances of a lifetime as the title characters of this highly controversial play. (more...)

Watch Sam Rockwell's Opening Monologue From SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2018

Watch Sam Rockwell's Opening Monologue From SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (more...)

Allison Janney, Elisabeth Moss Among CRITICS' CHOICE AWARD Winners
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

Among the theater stars who received an award at the event was Frances McDormand, who picked up the Best Actress prize for THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI. (more...)

Moraghan, Dooley and Stocks To Join Cast Of LENNON'S BANJO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

Mark Moraghan, Stephanie Dooley and Alan Stocks have been confirmed to join the cast of Lennon's Banjo, joining fellow actors Eric Potts, Jake Abraham, Lynn Francis and Roy Carruthers in a comedy play that is already making headlines around the world. Lennon's Banjo makes its world stage premiere at Liverpool's Epstein Theatre in April. (more...)

Mile Square Theatre Presents DRIVING MISS DAISY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

Mile Square Theatre, Hudson County's leading professional theatre, kicks off its 2018 season with Alfred Uhry's powerful masterpiece Driving Miss Daisy. Set in the South between the late 40's and early 70's, the play explores an unlikely friendship between an elderly white Southern Jewish woman, Daisy Werthan, and her African-American chauffer, Hoke Colburn. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Seattle Awards; ManeStage Leads Theatre of the Year!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Tallahassee Awards; BEATY AND THE BEAST Leads Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Final Week To Vote In The 2017 BroadwayWorld UK Awards
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

The 2017 BroadwayWorld UK Awards honour the best productions from the past year around the country and the best long-running West End shows. Voting is open until midnight on Friday, 8 December, with the winners announced soon afterwards. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 3, 2017
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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...)


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Winners of the 2018 MAC Awards Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2017

It's been a big year for theatre in Tuscon and tuscon.com has announced its list of this year's Mac Award nominees and winners. Check out the full list below! (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Seattle Awards; Just One Week Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Tallahassee Awards; Just One Week Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Noche Flamenca's INTIMO Comes to the Joyce
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2017

Noche Flamenca returns to The Joyce Theater (175 8th Avenue) with ntimo, a flamenco performance exploring the possibilities and limitations of human relationships, and set to original, live music, February 13-25. Founded in 1993 by Artistic Director Mart n Santangelo and globally acclaimed dancer Soledad Barrio, Noche Flamenca honors the raw and rapturous art of flamenco while stretching tradition to explore the human experience in its many varieties. Barrio, whom The New York Times has deemed one of today's great dancers of any genre, performs with a cast of exceptional flamenco dancers and musicians, many hailing from Spain. (more...)

Photo Flash: LET THE RIGHT ONE IN Makes Stage Premiere at The Ringwald Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2017

The Swedish cult phenomenon Let The Right One In has been an acclaimed novel, two movies, a TV pilot and now a dark and visceral stage production that makes its Midwest debut at The Ringwald Theatre on January 5th, 2018. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company Announces BROADWAY CONCERT SERIES
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2017

The 2018 Janet and Mark L. Goldenson Broadway Concert Series at Rubicon Theatre Company kicks off with five intimate concerts by award-winning stars of the Great White Way, including Tony Award-winner FAITH PRINCE (Guys and Dolls), L.A. Drama Critics Circle Award-winner JASON GRAAE (RTC's Return to the Forbidden Planet, Falsettos), Helen Hayes Award-winners DAVID BURNHAM (The Light in the Piazza) and TAMI TAPPAN (RTC's Streetcar Named Desire, Miss Saigon), husband-and-wife duo MEGAN MCGINNIS and ADAM HALPIN (Daddy Long Legs), Ovation nominee ERIC KUNZE (Evita), and Nashville-based singer MELISSA HAMMANS (Back to the Garden). (more...)

Ahmad Kamal, Michael John Casey, and More Announced to Star in Signature's 4,380 NIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2017

Signature Theatre is excited to announce the cast and creative team for the world premiere of 4,380 Nights by DC playwright Annalisa Dias. The production will be directed by Kathleen Akerley (Artistic Director of Longacre Lea) and will feature Ahmad Kamal (Woolly Mammoth's KISS) as Malik Essaid/El Hadj El Kaim, Michael John Casey (Shakespeare Theatre's Othello, Folger Theatre's Henry V) as Bud Abramson/Man, Rex Daugherty (Signature'sShakespeare's R&J) as Luke/Colonel Pelissier, and Lynette Rathnam (Ford Theatre's Death of a Salesman) as Woman (complete cast and creative team bios are below). 4,380 Nights will run from January 16 through February 18 in Signature Theatre's ARK Theatre. 4,380 Nights is Signature's submission to the 2018 Women's Voices Theater Festival. (more...)

Silk Road Rising Presents World Premiere of THROUGH THE ELEVATED LINE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2017

Silk Road Rising (Chief Programming Officer Jamil Khoury and Executive Director Malik Gillani) is proud to announce the World Premiere of Through the Elevated Line, written by Novid Parsi and directed by Carin Silkaitis. The production will run on March 7th to April 15th, 2018 at Silk Road Rising located at 77 W. Washington St., Lower Level, Chicago, IL, 60602. The Press Opening is March 17 at 4:00pm. (more...)

Eclipse Theatre Announces 9th Annual Corona Award; Ceremony On 1/22/18
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2017

Eclipse Theatre Company announces the recipient of 2018's Ninth Annual Corona Award: Ron OJ Parson, Court Theatre Director and Resident Artist. The Corona Award honors individuals who play support and nurture the growth of the Chicago theatre community at-large as well as small- to medium-sized theatres like Eclipse Theatre. The evening will be hosted by Eclipse ensemble member and Goodman Theatre artist emeritus Steve Scott, with other guest presenters to be announced. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Seattle Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Tallahassee Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Enda Walsh's BALLYTURK to Play St. Ann's Warehouse This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

St. Ann's Warehouse welcomes back the singular vision of Irish playwright/director Enda Walsh in the American Premiere of his gut-wrenchingly funny and achingly poignant Ballyturk, co-produced by Landmark Productions and Galway International Arts Festival, producers of Walsh's Misterman and last season's Arlington. (more...)

Tony Winner Trazana Beverley to Star in A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Virginia Rep
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The play that changed American theatre forever (New York Times) comes to Virginia Rep's November Theatre (114 West Broad Street) this February. Lorraine Hansberry's seminal masterpiece opens Friday, February 16th, 2018, and runs through March 11th, with two preview performances on Wednesday, February 14th and Thursday, February 15th. (more...)

STC to Stage Heather Raffo's NOURA as Part of Women's Voices Theater Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

As part of the second Women's Voices Theater Festival, Shakespeare Theatre Company presents the world-premiere production of Noura, a new play written by award-winning playwright and performer Heather Raffo (Nine Parts of Desire). Directed by Joanna Settle and featuring Raffo in the titular role, the play will run at the Lansburgh Theatre (450 7th Street NW) February 6 March 11, 2018. (more...)

Greenhouse Theater Center's Hit ROSE to Return This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

Following its hit production of MACHINAL, Greenhouse Theater Center will continue its 2017-18 season with the return of Laurence Leamer's critically acclaimed drama ROSE. (more...)

Jessica Love, Nadine Malouf and More to Lead QUEENS at LCT3
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

Jessica Love, Nadine Malouf, Ana Reeder, Andrea Syglowski, Zuzanna Szadkowski, Sarah Tolan-Mee, and Nicole Villamil will be featured in the upcoming LCT3/Lincoln Center Theater production of queens, a new play by Martyna Majok, to be directed by Danya Taymor. (more...)

Cast Announced for Winter Run of THE DIVIDE at The Old Vic
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

Written as a 'narrative for voices' by Alan Ayckbourn and brought to The Old Vic stage by Old Vic Baylis Director Annabel Bolton following its premiere at the Edinburgh International Festival, The Divide unfolds in a dystopian society of repression and seething insurrection. (more...)

John Tartaglia, Marcia Milgrom Dodge, and More Sign On as Muny Season 100 Creatives
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

The Muny announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for The Muny's 2018 centennial season, which opens on June 11 with the first production in the world of Jerome Robbins' Broadway since it's Tony - award winning Broadway and national tour productions. (more...)

New Works by Jeanine Tesori, Sarah Ruhl and More Receive OPERA America Grants
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017

OPERA America, the national service organization for opera and the nation's leading champion for American opera, is pleased to announce that it has awarded grants to 11 opera companies through the Repertoire Development Grants program, supported by The Opera Fund. These grants provide vital financial support to opera companies developing new American opera and music-theater works. (more...)

OPERA America Awards $225,000 In Grants To Develop New American Operas
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017

OPERA America, the national service organization for opera and the nation's leading champion for American opera, is pleased to announce that it has awarded grants to 11 opera companies through the Repertoire Development Grants program, supported by The Opera Fund. These grants provide vital financial support to opera companies developing new American opera and music-theater works. (more...)

FELLOW TRAVELERS Premiere, EVITA and More Set for Bay Street Theater's 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017

Bay Street Theater has announced the three productions planned for the 2018 Mainstage Summer Season. The first will be the World Premiere of FELLOW TRAVELERS, (May 29 - June 17), a new play by Jack Canfora. The second will be FROST/NIXON (June 26 - July 22), by Peter Morgan. The third production is the musical EVITA, (July 31 - August 26) by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice. (more...)

McCarter to Start 2018 with Marie Jones's STONES IN HIS POCKETS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017

McCarter Theatre Center is starting 2018 with a strong shot of Irish humor as it presents Marie Jones' Stones in His Pockets, January 12 February 11 in the Berlind Theatre. (more...)

Alec Baldwin May Turn 'Donald Trump' Character Into One-Man Broadway Show
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2017

This is bigly folks! According to Entertainment Weekly, Alec Baldwin may bring his Donald Trump impression to the Great White Way! The actor shared the news during a recent appearance on The Howard Stern Show. (more...)

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