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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.


Adam Thomas, Jake Wood And Charlie Brooks To Star Alongside Simon Lipkin In NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL For Select UK Dates Only
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

The producers of the smash-hit 'NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL', are thrilled to announce the return of Simon Lipkin as the hilarious 'Mr Poppy' after delighting critics and audiences in the show last year. He will play the role for the entire run opening at The Belgrade Theatre, Coventry on 23 October and finishing at the Eventim Apollo in London on 31 December. Full tour dates and casting details below. (more...)

Writers Theatre Presents The World Premiere Of WITCH
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, presents the World Premiere of Witch, written by Jen Silverman, inspired by The Witch of Edmonton by Rowley, Dekker & Ford. Witch, directed by Marti Lyons, runs September 26 - December 16, 2018 in the Gillian Theatre at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. The Press Opening is Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.  (more...)

Nobel Prize-Winner Luigi Pirandello's NAKED Begins At The Unicorn Theatre, 9/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

Written by Nobel Prize Award-winner Luigi Pirandello, in a new version by Nicholas Wright, Naked begins performances Thursday, September 27 at 7pm at The Unicorn Theatre in Stockbridge, MA. Opening night is set for Saturday, September 29 at 7pm. Directed by Eric Hill (BTG: At Home at the Zoo, The Homecoming, Poe), the production features: David Adkins (Homeland BTG: The Petrified Forest, At Home at the Zoo) as Alfredo Cantavalle; Haley Aguero (BTG: Tarzan, The Music Man) as Emma; James Barry (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson BTG: The Caretaker, The Who's Tommy) as Franco Laspiga; Jeffrey Doornbos (A Thousand Miles Behind) as Consul Grotti; Tara Franklin (Sleep No More BTG: At Home at the Zoo, The Homecoming) as Ersilia Drei; Barbara Sims (A Streetcar Named Desire BTG: Benefactors) as Signora Onoria; and Obie and Drama Desk Award-winner, Rocco Sisto (The King and I BTG: The Homecoming) as Ludovico Nota. This production is sponsored by Lead Sponsor, Bobbie Hallig; Furlano and Arace, PC; The Westifeld News Group; Massachusetts Cultural Council and The Shubert Foundation. (more...)

Don Warrington Will Lead DEATH OF A SALESMAN at Manchester Royal Exchange
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2018

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Tickets Are Now On Sale For ALL ABOUT EVE, Starring Gillian Anderson and Lily James
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018

Sonia Friedman Productions and Fox Stage Productions present the world premiere of Ivo van Hove's highly anticipated stage production of the 1950 Twentieth Century Fox film All About Eve, starring Gillian Anderson and Lily James. Book tickets here! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at MY FAIR LADY'S Loverly New Mrs. Higgins, Rosemary Harris
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018

Tony Award winner Rosemary Harris returns to the Broadway stage assuming the role of Mrs. Higgins in its award-winning production of Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady, directed by Bartlett Sher. Get a first look below! (more...)

Theatre Bay Area Announces 2018 TBA Awards Finalists
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

Theatre Bay Area, the third-largest regional theatre service organization in North America, announced the finalists for the 2018 TBA Awards. The fifth annual TBA Awards Celebration will be held on Monday, Nov. 5 at the Herbst Theatre (401 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco). Tickets for the public go on sale Friday, September 28, 2018, through City Box Office. (more...)

Julian Ovenden Joins Lily James & Gillian Anderson in West End ALL ABOUT EVE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

Sonia Friedman Productions and Fox Stage Productions present the world premiere of Ivo van Hove's highly anticipated stage production of the 1950 Twentieth Century Fox film All About Eve. (more...)

Parity Productions To Announce Winners Of The Second Annual Parity Commission For Women And Transgender Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Theatre production company Parity Productions, a producer of new work that ensures they fill at least 50% of the creative positions (playwrights, directors, and designers) on their productions with cis women and/or trans and gender nonconforming (TCNG) artists, is hosting their second Annual Parity Productions Gala on Wednesday, September 26 from 7pm-9pm at Gotham Comedy Club, honoring and announcing the winners of The Second Annual Parity Commission for Women and Transgender Playwrights. (more...)

Confirmed! Lily James and Gillian Anderson to Go Toe to Toe in West End ALL ABOUT EVE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Sonia Friedman Productions and Fox Stage Productions have today announced the world premiere of Ivo van Hove's highly anticipated stage production of the 1950 Twentieth Century Fox film All About Eve. (more...)

RBC Emerging Artist Apprentice Award Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada announced today that Corps de Ballet members Hannah Galway and Alexander Skinner are the winners of the sixth annual RBC Emerging Artist Apprentice Award for their performances as Apprentices during the 2017/18 season. Ms. Galway and Mr. Skinner each received a $1,000 cash prize. The awards were presented in Toronto this evening by Artistic Director, YOU dance / Principal Ballet Master Lindsay Fischer and Flora Do, VP, Strategy and Client Insights, RBC Wealth Management, during the Patrons' Council 2018/19 season opening party.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Go Inside Rehearsals For Goodspeed's THE DROWSY CHAPERONE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Go inside rehearsals for Goodspeed Musicals' The Drowsy Chaperone. Check out rehearsal photos below! (more...)

Nuffield Southampton Theatres Nominated For Three UK Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

Nuffield Southampton Theatres (NST) celebrates their nominations for three awards in the UK Theatre Awards 2018. The world premiere of Howard Brenton's The Shadow Factory, has been nominated for a UK Theatre Award in the Best Design category; Streetcar Named Desire, a co-production with Theatr Clwyd and English Touring Theatre, has been nominated for The Renee Stepham Award for Best Presentation of Touring Theatre; and the NST City opening campaign has been nominated in the Achievement in Marketing and Audience Development category. (more...)

Maya Lynne Robinson Joins THE CONNERS as a Series Regular
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

Actress Maya Lynne Robinson will be joining the beloved cast of “The Conners” as a series regular, alongside John Goodman (“Dan”), Laurie Metcalf (“Jackie”), Sara Gilbert (“Darlene”), Lecy Goranson (“Becky”), Michael Fishman (“D.J.”), Emma Kenney (“Harris”), Ames McNamara (“Mark”) and Jayden Rey (“Mary”). “The Conners” premieres TUESDAY, OCT. 16 (8:00-8:31 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand. (more...)

CLUE Comes to The Ringwald Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

To make a long story short (too late!), Clue-the classic board-game-turned-movie-now turns into a crowd-pleasing on-stage farce at The Ringwald Theatre, from October 5th through November 5th. (more...)

Peter Andre To Play Teen Angel In New Production Of GREASE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

Following a highly acclaimed sold out 8-week run at Curve, the first new production in 25 years of Jim Jacobs & Warren Casey's iconic musical GREASE will tour the UK and Ireland in 2019, directed by Nikolai Foster and choreographed by Arlene Phillips and starring Peter Andre as Teen Angel at certain performances. Further casting to be announced. (more...)

GREASE Comes to The King's
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

Following a highly acclaimed sold out 8-week run at Curve, the first new production in 25 years of Jim Jacobs & Warren Casey's iconic musical GREASE will tour the UK and Ireland in 2019, with a stop in Glasgow. (more...)

The National Theater Live Screenings Return to Rialto Theater With JULIE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

Based on August Strindberg's 1880 classic play, this version is a contemporary presentation by Polly Stenham set in a modern flat in London. (more...)

COLLEGIATE THEATRICS: University of the South's Karissa Wheeler
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 11, 2018

Karissa Wheeler's senior year at The University of the South/Sewanee has only just started, but already she's caught up in the whirlwind of a typical – for her, especially – packed and rather crazy schedule, immersed in classes while moving into rehearsals for what may be the most demanding role in which she's ever been cast: Sally Bowles in the iconic Kander and Ebb musical, Cabaret, which is based on John Van Druten's play I Am A Camera, which in turn is inspired Christopher Isherwood's memoir (Goodbye to Berlin) of his years as a struggling young writer in the heady days of Weimar Germany. (more...)

Barrington Stage Company Presents Tennessee Williams' THE GLASS MENAGERIE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in the Berkshires under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, presents Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie. Previews for The Glass Menagerie begin October 3, with an official opening on October 7 and performances through October 21 on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage (30 Union Street). (more...)

Cal Shakes Completes Season with Return of BLACK ODYSSEY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

California Shakespeare Theater announced today the cast of the return engagement of its record-breaking hit play black odyssey, playing September 25 through October 7, 2018 at the Bruns Amphitheater. (more...)

Williams' THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA Opens Debut Season in Warwick
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre(The Gamm) opens Season 34 (2018-2019) with Tennessee Williams' rarely performed masterpiece, The Night of the Iguana. The production marks the theater's debut in its new home at 1245 Jefferson Blvd., Warwick, RI. Considered Williams' last great play, The Night of the Iguana follows defrocked Episcopal clergyman Rev. T. Lawrence Shannon and fellow guests at a dilapidated resort on the Mexican coast -- all seeking human connection while battling their personal demons. (more...)

NYC Black Theater Network, Walk Tall Girl Productions/Black Theater Online, Vineyard Theatre Present BLACK PLAYWRIGHTS: THEY SPEAK, WHO LISTENS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

Today ChiChi Anyanwu of the NYC Black Theater Network, Marcia Pendelton, President of Walk Tall Girl Productions/Black Theater Online, and the award-winning Vineyard Theatre announced BLACK PLAYWRIGHTS: THEY SPEAK. WHO LISTENS? A Black Theater Fall Preview: Off Broadway Edition. (more...)

David Cromer to Direct NEXT TO NORMAL in Chicago, Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, announces casting for its upcoming production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Next to Normal, with music by Tom Kitt, book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey, directed by Tony Award winner David Cromer (The Band's Visit) and music directed by Andra Velis Simon. Next to Normal runs May 8 - June 16, 2019 in the Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. The Press Opening is Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Less Than Six Weeks Until The West End Transfer Of Tennessee Williams' SUMMER AND SMOKE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

To celebrate less than six weeks until the West End transfer, an exclusive trailer for Tennessee Williams' intoxicating and rarely staged classic, Summer and Smoke, has been released. (more...)

Maxine Peake To Receive Outstanding Contribution To British Theatre Award
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018

Maxine Peake is to be honoured at the 2018 UK Theatre Awards for her Outstanding Contribution to British Theatre. (more...)

VIDEO: Cast and Creative of Barrington Stage's THE GLASS MENAGERIE Talk Bringing The Show To The Berkshires
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in the Berkshires under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, presents Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie. Previews for The Glass Menagerie begin October 3, with an official opening on October 7 and performances through October 21 on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage (30 Union Street). (more...)

Judy Kuhn and More Will Lead Menier Chocolate Factory's Revival Of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

The Menier Chocolate Factory today announces principal company for its major revival of one of the world's most-beloved musicals of all time, Fiddler on the Roof, in a new staging by Trevor Nunn. Joining the previously announced Andy Nyman (Tevye) is Judy Kuhn as Golde, with Harriet Bunton (Hodel), Dermot Canavan (Lazar Wolf), Stewart Clarke (Perchik), Matt Corner (Fyedka), Joshua Gannon (Motel), Louise Gold (Yente), Kirsty MacLaren (Chava) and Molly Osborne (Tzeitel). (more...)

Theatr Clwyd's World Première THE ASSASSINATION OF KATIE HOPKINS Wins Best Musical At UK Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2018

At a ceremony today at London's Guildhall, Theatr Clwyd's ground-breaking production of The Assassination of Katie Hopkins was named Best Musical Production at today's UK Theatre Awards, which celebrated outstanding achievements in regional theatre throughout the UK over the past year. Hosted by Tyrone Huntley, the Awards showcase the wealth of theatrical talent across the UK. (more...)

BWW Review: A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE at MuCCC
by Colin Fleming-Stumpf - Oct 12, 2018

Screen Plays, a unique gem within the Rochester theatre community, has brought to life one of the most iconic and ambitious works of the American theatre repertoire. Its famously heavy themes make it tough for any local theatre troupe to tackle, but the production currently playing at Rochester's Multi-Use Community Cultural Center (MuCCC) is dynamic, well-staged, and impressively acted. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Rob Ashford Receives Portrait at Sardi's
by Walter McBride - Oct 11, 2018

Rob Ashford has received a portrait on Sardi's wall of fame! BroadwayWorld was there for the unveiling and you can check out the photos below! (more...)

Review Roundup: THE GLASS MENAGERIE at Barrington Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Barrington Stage Company's The Glass Menagerie, which is currently on stage through October 21 on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage (30 Union Street). Check out photos of the cast in action below! (more...)

GOOD GRIEF Begins Previews Tomorrow At Vineyard Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

The New York premiere of Ngozi Anyanwu's GOOD GRIEF, directed by Awoye Timpo, will begin performances the Vineyard Theatre (108 East 15th Street) on Thursday, October 11.  Opening night is set for Tuesday, October 30th. (more...)

New English Translation Of OUT CLASS to Play Georgetown University's Davis Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

GU Theater & Performance Studies Program presents World Premiere of a new English translation of gripping, timely 'Our Class' by Tadeusz Slobodzianek, directed by Prof. Derek Goldman In residence at Georgetown, DC-based playwright Norman Allen developed this adaptation of the play, based on true events in Poland (more...)

Photo Flash: Get A First Look At THE GLASS MENAGERIE at Barrington Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Barrington Stage Company's The Glass Menagerie, which is currently on stage through October 21 on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage (30 Union Street). Check out photos of the cast in action below! (more...)

Americana Theatre Co. Presents THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

Americana Theatre Company (ATC), Plymouth's professional theatre company, presents the spooky captivating play The Legend of Sleepy Hollow on select dates from October 12 through 28, 7 pm, at First Parish of Plymouth's Kendall Hall, 19 Town Square, Plymouth.  (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 1, 2018
by - Oct 1, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 1 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Andy Nyman Will Lead Trevor Nunn's Production of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2018

The Menier Chocolate Factory today announces that Andy Nyman will lead the company as Tevye in its major revival of one of the world's most-beloved musicals of all time, Fiddler on the Roof, in a new staging by Trevor Nunn. The production opens on 5 December, with previews from 23 November, and runs until 9 March. Booking is open for supporters of the Menier with public booking opening on 5 September. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For MRS DALLOWAY at Arcola Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2018

Arcola Theatre and Forward Arena today announce the full cast for Virginia Woolf's Mrs Dalloway, a new adaptation by Hal Coase. Thomas Bailey, co-Artistic Director of Forward Arena, directs Emma D'Arcy (Rezia), Sean Jackson (Peter), Clare Lawrence Moody (Sally), Clare Perkins (Clarissa) and Guy Rhys (Septimus). The production opens at Arcola Theatre on 1 October, with previews from 25 September and runs until 20 October. (more...)

Meet the Cast of Theatrical Tale BERNHARDT/HAMLET- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Aug 31, 2018

Roundabout Theatre Company's premiere of Theresa Rebeck's Bernhardt/Hamlet begins previews today. Get to know the cast as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

Bruce Beresford Directs Australian Premiere Of Rossini's OTELLO
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2018

Following the critical and public success of Tristan and Isolde and Der Rosenkavalier, Melbourne Opera will complete its powerful 2018 season with the Australian premiere of Rossini's dramatic masterpiece Otello. (more...)

National Theatre Live Premieres at the WYO for the 2018-2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

The WYO proudly presents National Theatre Live (NTL) for its inaugural WYO season.  NTL is the National Theatre's groundbreaking project to broadcast world-class theatre to cinemas in the UK and internationally.  National Theatre Live launched in June 2009 and has now been experienced by over 5.5 million people in over 2,000 venues around the world - now including the WYO Theater!  Six spectacular performances broadcast from London Theatres to the WYO Stage. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at California Shakespeare Theater's WAR OF THE ROSES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2018

California Shakespeare Theater (Cal Shakes) announced further details today for the Shakespearean centerpiece to the 2018 Epic Season, The War of the Roses. The War of the Roses is a monumental evening of theater spanning four history plays-the Henry VI trilogy and Richard III. Presented as an action-packed evening, The War of the Roses will deliver a fast-paced, far-ranging, vividly theatrical depiction of two powerful families-the Lancasters and the Yorks-and their decades-long fight for the English throne. Political unrest and power grabs collide with weak leadership and civil strife as the country fights against the threat of tyranny. (more...)

Ben Foster Cast as Lead in Petr Jákl's Historical Action Drama MEDIEVAL
by TV News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

J.B.J Film and Elevated Films announced today that acclaimed actor Ben Foster has been cast as the lead in director Petr Jakl's historical action drama MEDIEVAL. Jakl wrote the screenplay and will produce alongside Cassian Elwes. The film will be produced with the support of private investors and many Czech state institutions and regions, including the Czech Film Fund, the Prague Film Fund, Creative Europe - Media and others. Principal photography is scheduled to begin this fall in Prague and the surrounding Czech countryside. (more...)

Montana Repertory Theatre Launches 2018 Educational Outreach Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

University of Montana's Montana Repertory Theatre presents its Fall Educational Outreach Tour of Morgan and Merlin. Written by playwright Laramie Dean and directed by Rosie Ayers, this magical and mystical tale whisks us to another time and place where knights and dragons, kings and wizards rub elbows with a modern day sorceress with a fantastic surprise up her bejeweled sleeve. Played out by only two actors, the 50-minute play features puppetry, vocal recordings, and theatrical effects. (more...)

Stage Raw Announces Its 2017-2018 Theater Award Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2018

The 2018 Stage Raw Theater Awards celebrate excellence on the Los Angeles stages in venues of 99-seats or under. This fourth annual edition included productions that opened between January 1, 2017 and May 31, 2018. Stage Raw is a community funded professional journalism website that was created in response to the decline of arts coverage in local mainstream and alternative media.The Awards ceremony was held Monday night, August 20, at Los Angeles Theatre Center, 514 S. Spring Street in downtown Los Angeles, hosted by Coeurage Theatre Company, and co-directed by Jer Adrianne Lelliott, Thaddeus Shafer and Lauren Ludwig. Winners notated in red below. (more...)

Green Space's 2018-2019 Season Kicks Off Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2018

Green Space has announced a diverse roster of artists for its signature programs this September. Take Root will present an evening of work by Nicole Colbert Dance/Theatre & Logos Dance Collective on September 21st and 22nd, and Fertile Ground showcases works-in-progress by multiple dance artists on September 23rd. (more...)

Mile Square Theatre Presents VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

Mile Square Theatre, Hudson County's leading professional theatre, continues its 2018 season with Christopher Durang's hilarious comedy about love, life and family, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Durang drops a mixed bag of Chekhovian characters in contemporary Bucks County in this comic tour-de-force. Relentlessly silly and smart, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike deservedly won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play. (more...)

WSRep Announces Cast For World Premiere Of BOMBER'S MOON
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

Williams Street Repertory (Founding Artistic Director Richard Kuranda) is excited to announce the world premiere of Deborah Yarchun's (2017 - 2018 Dramatists Guild Foundation Fellow, ) "Bomber's Moon" at Raue Center For The Arts. An homage to 1930s films with a contemporary twist, this dark, romantic and intense two-character drama explores identity, isolation and encounters that can alter the course of one's life. "Bomber's Moon" opens September 28, 2018, and runs select dates through October 21, 2018. (more...)

SKELETON CREW By Dominique Morisseau Comes to Artists Rep
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

Artists Repertory Theatre kicks off its 2018/19 season with Skeleton Crew by Dominique Morisseau, directed by William (Bill) Earl Ray. Skeleton Crew is the third play in Morisseau's The Detroit Project (A 3-Play Cycle) following Detroit '67 and Paradise Blue. For Skeleton Crew, Morisseau received a 2016 Obie Award and the play was selected for the 2014 Kilroy List. Skeleton Crew runs from September 2 through September 30 on the Morrison Stage. (more...)

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