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THE MADWOMAN OF CHAILLOT Comes to The Actors' Gang, 9/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

The Actors' Gang Theater will begin previews of The Madwoman of Chaillot on Thursday, September 27th and run through Saturday, November 10th with an official press opening on Saturday, October 6th. (more...)

BWW Review: DIVINE PROPORTIONS, The Vaults
by Cindy Marcolina - Sep 20, 2018

Shotgun Carousel transform The Vaults into the ultimate 21st Century Bacchanalia, complete with nipple tassels and rock songs sung on tables overflowing with riches. Hosted by Dionysus themselves (they refuse any label or spectrum) with the help of the Maenads and featuring a bunch of special guests from another world, Divine Proportions is a truly hedonistic experience. (more...)

JOHNNY GOT HIS GUN Opens At The Actors' Gang Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

The Actors' Gang announced today that the stage adaptation of Academy Award-winning screenwriter Dalton Trumbo's war novel, Johnny Got His Gun, written by Bradley Rand Smith and directed by Tim Robbins, will kick off The Actors' Gang 2018/19 Season from Saturday, October 6th to Saturday, November 10th, 2018. The press opening is Saturday, October 13. (more...)

'Rediscovered Aphrodite' In Italy's National Archeology Museum Restored Thanks To Friends Of Florence
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

The recently restored statue of Aphrodite housed in the Museo Archeologico Nazionale (National Archeological Museum/the Museum) in Florence, Italy, was unveiled in a public celebration on September 11, 2018. (more...)

Factory Theater Announces THE DARKNESS AFTER DAWN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

The Factory Theater begins its 26th season with The Darkness After Dawn, October 19 - December 1, at the Factory Theater, 1623 W. Howard St., Chicago. The play is written by Factory Theater Co-Artistic Director and Jeff Award-winning playwright Manny Tamayo and directed by Factory Theater Ensemble Member Mandy Walsh. (more...)

Casting Announced For The World Premiere Of Immortal New Musical MYTHIC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Final casting is announced today for the world premiere of MYTHIC, a new pop musical which gets its world premiere at London's Charing Cross Theatre. (more...)

CAG Presents WORDS AND MUSIC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Concert Artists Guild opens its 2018-19 season of concerts with WORDS AND MUSIC: A CELEBRATION OF SONGS COMMISSIONED BY CAG. (more...)

Turn to Flesh Productions Celebrates Five Years
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

To celebrate their five year anniversary, TURN TO FLESH PRODUCTIONS (TTF) is celebrating with FOUR new verse plays this October: a developmental production of The Other, Other Woman, and a staged reading of the entire Love and Death Trilogy: Persephone Rises, The Seduction of Adonis and Cupid and Psyche, all written and directed by foundress and playwright, Emily C. A. Snyder. Tickets are available now, including VIP seats with an open bar and pre-show salon for The Other, Other Woman, and an all-day picnic with the gods for The Love and Death Trilogy. Package deals are available. (more...)

Heartbeat Opera's Halloween Drag Extravaganza, Opens Season At Roulette
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

HEARTBEAT OPERA-the daring young company whose unconventional orchestrations and stagings of classic operas have been called 'a radical endeavor' by The New Yorker and 'pioneering' by The New York Times-launches its fifth season with its Annual Halloween Drag Extravaganza, this year titled DRAGUS MAXIMUS, a homersexual opera odyssey. (more...)

APHRODITE AND THE INVISIBLE CONSUMER GODS Comes to Sydney Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2018

Sex sells. Advertising giants reap enormous profits from images that sexualise and objectify women. But why aren't these corporations accountable for maintaining a culture where self- harm and body dysmorphia are common? (more...)

BWW Review: MYTHIC, Charing Cross Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - Oct 9, 2018

Mount Olympus gets a swanky revamp in Mythic, Marcus Stevens and Oran Eldor's new musical retelling of the myth of Persephone (Georgie Westall). Daughter of Zeus (Tim Oxbrow) and Demeter (Daniella Bowen), young P. has been brought up by her single mother - a very zen Mother Earth - away from the buzz and flashiness of the Gods. Now, she is striving to find her identity while Demeter struggles to accept that her offspring is growing up. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the New Musical MYTHIC at Charing Cross Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2018

The relationship between a mother and her teenage daughter can be sheer Hell - especially if that daughter is a Greek goddess with a taste for the Underworld. MYTHIC, by Marcus Stevens (Book and Lyrics) and Oran Eldor (Music), turns the ancient Greek story of Persephone on its head, with the gods as chart-topping rock stars, power-hungry politicians, and professional VIPs.  (more...)

MEETING MACGUFFIN Comes to the 14th Annual LaFemme International Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

The long-awaited sequel to Hanging by a Thread will be a featured selection at the 14th Annual LaFemme International Film Festival, Oct. 11th - 14th in Los Angeles (more...)

VIDEO: Heartbeat Opera's Halloween Drag Extravaganza Opens Season At Roulette
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

HEARTBEAT OPERA-the daring young company whose unconventional orchestrations and stagings of classic operas have been called 'a radical endeavor' by The New Yorker and 'pioneering' by The New York Times-launches its fifth season with its Annual Halloween Drag Extravaganza, this year titled DRAGUS MAXIMUS, a homersexual opera odyssey. (more...)

Photo Flash: Turn to Flesh Productions Presents THE OTHER WOMAN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

To celebrate their five year anniversary, TURN TO FLESH PRODUCTIONS (TTF) is celebrating with FOUR new verse plays this October: a developmental production of The Other, Other Woman, and a staged reading of the entire Love and Death Trilogy: Persephone Rises, The Seduction of Adonis and Cupid and Psyche, all written and directed by foundress and playwright, Emily C. A. Snyder. Tickets are available now, including VIP seats with an open bar and pre-show salon for The Other, Other Woman, and an all-day picnic with the gods for The Love and Death Trilogy. Package deals are available. (more...)

SWEAT Offers A Compelling Portrait Of Pride And Survival At Cleveland Play House
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

Cleveland Play House (CPH) brings to life Lynn Nottage's complex story of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Rust Belt drama Sweat.  Set in Reading, PA, this relevant story offers audience members suspense through its intricate portrayal of characters battling to survive in a city crippled by economic stagnation. CPH Artistic Director Laura Kepley will direct. Previews begin on October 13th, with press opening on October 19th at the Outcalt Theatre in Playhouse Square. This production is sponsored by Great Lakes Brewing Company. (more...)

Hartford Opera Theater Presents: New In November 9
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018

Hartford Opera Theater will offer New in November 9, a collection of short operas and opera excerpts. This opera festival will play Sunday, November 18 (7pm) at The Cathedral House at Christ Church Cathedral, 45 Church Street, Hartford, CT. Tickets are available now at https:// www.hartfordoperatheater.com as well as at the door; $10 students and seniors and $20 general admission. (more...)

JOHNNY GOT HIS GUN Extends At The Actors Gang Through 11/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018

The Actors' Gang has announced an extension of 'Johnny Got His Gun' at the Ivy Substation, adding two performances, a matinee performance on November 11th, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I and Veteran's Day and an evening performance on November 14th. The stage adaptation of Academy Award-winning screenwriter Dalton Trumbo's war novel, Johnny Got His Gun, written by Bradley Rand Smith and directed by Tim Robbins, began previews on October 6th and opened October 13th. (more...)

The Actor's Gang Theater Presents APHRODITE'S HOLIDAY SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2018

The Actors' Gang production of Aphrodite'S HOLIDAY SHOW will begin Thursday, November 29th as part of The Actors' Gang 2018/19 Hellzapoppin' Season. Aphrodite'S HOLIDAY SHOW will perform every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, through December 16th. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 24, 2018
by - Nov 24, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 24 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

New Musical MYTHIC Extends Run at Charing Cross Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2018

It's Party Time at the Acropolis as the world premiere of MYTHIC, the acclaimed new pop musical, is extending its run at London's Charing Cross Theatre by 3 weeks to 15 December.  (more...)

Danielle Ferland Joins DUETS With The Write Teacher(s) Volume 6 At Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018

Danielle Ferland has joined DUETS with The Write Teacher(s) Volume 6 - June 22 at Feinstein's/54 Below. (more...)

Tickets Go On Sale For Santa Cruz Shakespeare 2018 Summer Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

Santa Cruz Shakespeare tickets go on sale Tuesday, May 15 at 12noon (PST), and performances begin July 10 through September 2 at the beautiful Audrey Stanley Grove in DeLaveaga Park. (more...)

Bay Street Theater Announces Summer Theater Camps And Teen Master Classes This July And August
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2018

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce Summer Theater Camps and Teen Master Classes this July and August. Bay Street Theater will offer camps and classes for children and teens ages 4 - 18 that are taught by professional teaching artists and theater industry professionals. Enrollment is now open, and available online at baystreet.org, or by calling Bay Street Theater's Education Department at 631-725-0818. (more...)

BWW Interview: Gina Gershon is Gina Wild for Her Cafe Carlyle Debut!
by Richard Ridge - May 29, 2018

In a career that spans over 30 years, actress, writer, singer, composer and cult icon Gina Gershon will make her highly anticipated Cafe Carlyle debut with her new show 'Wild Women Don't Get the Blues' and our own Richard Ridge caught up with her shortly before her opening. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at BELOVED/DEPARTED
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2018

Linked Dance Theatre's original immersive dance theater piece, Beloved/Departed, has begun performances of its Off-Off-Broadway debut at The Center at West Park (located at 165 West 86th Street, at Amsterdam Avenue). This strictly limited engagement will run through May 18, 2018. (more...)

Tickets On Sale Today For Cerise Jacobs Video Game Opera
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

Cerise Jacobs (photo credit: James Daniel­­­) ; Dan Visconti (photo credit: SnoStudios Photography) Tickets go on sale today for the latest brainchild of creator and librettist Cerise Jacobs, the video game opera PermaDeath. Hailed by Opera magazine as “intrepid and artistically ambitious,” Jacobs is quickly establishing a body of original operatic work that blends two of her great passions, myth and technology, in compelling and relevant contemporary stories. PermaDeath, her most technologically sophisticated work to date, premieres at Boston's Cutler Majestic Theater from September 27-29. (more...)

Tickets Go On Sale For Santa Cruz Shakespeare 2018 Summer Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

Santa Cruz Shakespeare tickets go on sale Today, May 15 at 12noon (PST), and performances begin July 10 through September 2 at the beautiful Audrey Stanley Grove in DeLaveaga Park. (more...)

BWW Review: THE TROJAN WAR at Prague Shakespeare Company
by Robert Sennett - May 1, 2018

The Trojan War: Troilus and Cressida by William Shakespeare, Modern English verse translation by Lillian Groag; The Trojan Women by Euripides, new English translation by Guy Roberts and Rebecca Greene Udden. Directed by Guy Roberts and Rebecca Green Udden. (more...)

National Youth Theatre's Artistic Director Paul Roseby Awarded OBE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

Artistic Director and Chief Executive of the National Youth Theatre, Paul Roseby, has today become an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire and receives the prestigious Queen's award in recognition of his efforts and achievements at the National Youth Theatre. (more...)

HEPHAESTUS Comes To Music Theatre Of Madison; Begins Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2018

The Music Theatre of Madison will present the world premiere workshop of HEPHAESTUS on June 16 and June 17.  (more...)

HEPHAESTUS Comes To Music Theatre Of Madison; Begins 6/16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2018

The Music Theatre of Madison will present the world premiere workshop of HEPHAESTUS on June 16 and June 17.  (more...)

LPTW Announces 2019 Theatre Women Awards At The Sheen Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2019

The League of Professional Theatre Women (Kelli Lynn Harrison and Catherine Porter, Co-Presidents), an organization which has been leading the gender parity conversation and championing women in the professional theatre for over 35 years, will present the 2019 Theatre Women Awards at The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture (18 Bleecker Street, New York, NY 10012) on Monday, March 25 at 7pm (doors open at 6:30pm). For more information on the 2019 Theatre Women Awards, and to purchase tickets, please visit www.theatrewomen.org.  (more...)

VIDEO: Meet the Cast of Berkeley Rep's METAMORPHOSES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2019

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the full cast and creative team for Metamorphoses. This co-production with the Guthrie Theater is led by nationally and internationally renowned writer and director Mary Zimmerman. (more...)

Vancouver TheatreSports Presents ROMANCE WEEK Feb. 5-14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019

Vancouver TheatreSports (VTS) is tickled pink to present Romance Week from Tuesday, February 5 to Thursday, February 14 at The Improv Centre on Granville Island. Ticket prices start at $10.75 - less expensive (and less fattening!) than a box of chocolates - and are available online at www.vtsl.com. (more...)

Review Roundup: THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL National Tour Opens in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2019

The producers of The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical announced this morning Chris McCarrell will reprise the role of Percy Jackson in the upcoming national tour of the musical adaption of the New York Times best-selling novel written by Rick Riordan.  (more...)

Boundless Theatre Today Announces New Show THE PARAKEET EXPERIENCE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019

Artistic Director of Boundless Theatre, Rob Drummer, today announces a new production for 2019 - The Parakeet Experience by Bridget Aphrodite and Quiet Boy. The production will play in March and May of 2019, with further dates to be announced. (more...)

Berkeley Rep Extends METAMORPHOSES For Two Weeks
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019

Following an overwhelmingly positive response from audiences and critics alike, Berkeley Rep has announced that Metamorphoses, directed by Mary Zimmerman, will extend for an additional two weeks. The popular show will now run through Sunday, March 24. (more...)

Phila Theatre Co Presents A DREAM IS A WISH Holiday Princess Concert
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2018

Philadelphia Theatre Company welcomes back everyone's favorite princesses for a heart-warming afternoon and evening concert for the entire family. During A Dream Is A Wish: Holiday Princess Concert audiences will sing-along with a gathering of  princes and princesses from popular movie musicals and television shows in a one-day-only event on Sunday, December 16, at 3:00pm and 6:00pm. Children are encouraged to come dressed as their favorite prince or princess. After the show, the cast will host  a meet-and-greet reception with holiday cookies, apple cider and photo opportunities. The Holiday Princess Concert will take place at Philadelphia Theatre Company at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre (480 S. Broad Street). Tickets are on sale for $35 at philatheatreco.org, at the box-office, or by calling 215-985-0420.  Note: The 6:00pm show will feature a relaxed performance that welcomes children with autism or sensory or emotional sensitivities.  (more...)

The Art of Elysium Announces Michael Muller as the 2019 Visionary
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2018

The Art of Elysium has announced the 2019 VISIONARY and SPIRIT OF ELYSIUM recipients for the charity's 12th annual “HEAVEN.” Michael Muller will build out his vision of “HEAVEN,” which will be unveiled on January 5, 2019. The same night, Beau Dunn will be honored with the 2019 SPIRIT OF ELYSIUM award for her generous support over the years.  The charity is thrilled to have Peter Dundas for DUNDAS grace the runway with the unveiling of his latest collection. (more...)

The Art Of Elysium Announces Michael Muller As The 2019 Visionary For The 12th Annual HEAVEN
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2018

The Art of Elysium has announced the 2019 VISIONARY and SPIRIT OF ELYSIUM recipients for the charity's 12th annual "HEAVEN." Michael Muller will build out his vision of "HEAVEN," which will be unveiled on January 5, 2019. The same night, Beau Dunn will be honored with the 2019 SPIRIT OF ELYSIUM award for her generous support over the years.  The charity is thrilled to have Peter Dundas for DUNDAS grace the runway with the unveiling of his latest collection. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 29, 2018
by - Dec 29, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 29 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

The Art Of Elysium Announces 12th Annual Black Tie Artistic Experience HEAVEN
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2018

The Art of Elysium is holding their 12th Annual celebration, HEAVEN, on Saturday, January 5, 2019. The event will take place the night before the Golden Globes and will be co-chaired by Evangelo Bousis, Rooney Mara and Joaquin Phoenix. According to Michael Muller, HEAVEN is Connection. The same night, Beau Dunn will be honored with the 2019 SPIRIT OF ELYSIUM award for her generous support over the years. The charity is thrilled to have Peter Dundas for DUNDAS grace the runway with the unveiling of his latest collection. Dundas will debut his latest collection in an elaborate fashion show, featuring the make-up design of Charlotte Tilbury. The evening will include unique costume design by Johnny Wujek, surprise musical guests, and mentalist, Oz Pearlman, as the Master of Ceremonies. Shirley Chung will serve as HEAVEN 2019's celebrity Chef. (more...)

Stars Revealed for CURSED CHILD Panel at BroadwayCon
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2018

BroadwayCon has announced the Tony Award-winning Harry Potter and the Cursed Child cast has joined the BroadwayCon 2019 lineup. As part of the Spotlight series, the panel will feature Jamie Parker (Harry Potter), Noma Dumezweni (Hermione Granger), Paul Thornley (Ron Weasley), Poppy Miller (Ginny Potter), Sam Clemmett (Albus Potter), Alex Price (Draco Malfoy) and Anthony Boyle (Scorpius Malfoy), moderated by Melissa Anelli (Co-Founder of BroadwayCon and author of Harry, A History) on Friday, January 11, 2019 at 1:45 p.m. (more...)

Berkeley Rep Announces Full Cast For METAMORPHOSES
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2018

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the full cast and creative team for Metamorphoses. This co-production with the Guthrie Theater is led by nationally and internationally renowned writer and director Mary Zimmerman. (more...)

The Art Of Elysium Announces 12th Annual Black Tie Artistic Experience, 'HEAVEN'
by TV News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

The Art of Elysium is holding their 12thAnnual celebration, HEAVEN, on Saturday, January 5, 2019. The event will take place the night before the Golden Globes and will be co-chaired by Evangelo Bousis, Rooney Mara and Joaquin Phoenix. According to Michael Muller, HEAVEN is Connection. The same night, Beau Dunn will be honored with the 2019 SPIRIT OF ELYSIUM award for her generous support over the years. The charity is thrilled to have Peter Dundas for DUNDAS grace the runway with the unveiling of his latest collection. Dundas will debut his latest collection in an elaborate fashion show, featuring the make-up design of Charlotte Tilbury. The evening will include unique costume design by Johnny Wujek, surprise musical guests, and mentalist, Oz Pearlman, as the Master of Ceremonies. (more...)

Photo Flash: XANADU at the Hangar Closes With a Bang!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2018

The 44th Summer Mainstage Season at the Hangar Theatre closes with Xanadu, an Ancient Greek Roller-Skating Disco Musical, directed and choreographed by Devanand Janki. (more...)

Dine Like A Deity With Brand New Theatrical Dining Experience DIVINE PROPORTIONS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2018

Based on the story of Dionysus, God of Wine and Merriment, Divine Proportions is an immersive dining experience that blurs the line between feast and fantasy. Taking place in The Vaults from this September, the personalities of ancient Greek myths will be used as an exploration of pleasure, female beauty and sensuality, personal freedom, expression of gender fluidity and sexual desire. Divine Proportions is a reimagining of the Bacchic rites - an indulgent night of eating, drinking and wild dancing. Follow Dionysus and their Priestesses into a world of eternal ecstasy in this life and the next. Tickets start at £35. For more information please visit thevaults.london/divine-proportions (more...)

World Premiere of Video Game Opera PERMADEATH Comes to Boston
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

The world premiere of the video game opera PermaDeath, written by creator and librettist Cerise Jacobs and composed by Dan Visconti, the composer of Opera Philadelphia's recent Andy Warhol-themed ANDY: A Popera, takes place at Boston's Emerson Cutler Majestic Theater from September 27-29.  (more...)

Tameka Empson Will Return To The Stage In Hackney Empire's 20th Anniversary Pantomime Production Of ALADDIN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2018

Hackney Empire has announced the return of Olivier Award nominated actress, television star and comedian Tameka Empson (EastEnders, The Big Life, 3 Non Blondes) for its landmark 20th anniversary pantomime from writer and director Susie McKenna in a sparkling new production of Aladdin opening this Christmas. Tameka Empson makes a much-anticipated return to the Hackney stage where she performed regularly between 2004 and 2009 before being cast as Kim Fox-Hubbard in EastEnders. Aladdin will mark her first stage appearance since joining the soap and will see her return to the role of the Empress alongside Hackney Empire's Olivier Award-winning Grande Dame Clive Rowe. Aladdin will run from 24 November 2018 to 6 January 2019, with opening night for press on 5 December. (more...)

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