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THE METROMANIACS Enters Final Weeks
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2018

Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Founder and Artistic Director | Jim Bredeson, Managing Director) presents the New York Premiere of David Ives's The Metromaniacs, adapted from Alexis Piron's La Metromanie and directed by Michael Kahn. Performances continue through Sunday May 20th only. (more...)

Bay Street Theater Announces FROST/NIXON As Second 2018 Mainstage Production
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2018

Bay Street Theater and Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the cast and creative team for the second production in their 2018 Mainstage Season: FROST/NIXON, a new play by Peter Morgan, directed by Sarna Lapine. The production will run from June 26 - July 22, 2018. Single tickets are now on sale, and tickets are also still available as part of a Mainstage Subscription. To purchase tickets and subscriptions, call the Box Office at 631-725-9500 or purchase online at www.baystreet.org. (more...)

BWW Invite: Get Up Close with Tony Nominee Lauren Ambrose!
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

On Thursday, May 10 (1pm) join us at the Robin Williams Center (247 West 54th Street) for a Career Conversations Q&A with Tony nominee Lauren Ambrose (Six Feet Under) currently starring in My Fair Lady, moderated by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge of 'Backstage with Richard Ridge!' (more...)

Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater Season Opens May 30 With THIS IS OUR YOUTH
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

???????The 2018 theater season opens at Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater with This Is Our Youth, by Academy Award winner Kenneth Lonergan, directed by Katherine M. Carter and starring Michael Goldsmith, John Evans Reese and Ruby Wolf. Designers for This Is Our Youth are Edward Morris (Scenic Design), Caitlin Cisek (Costume Design), Conor Mulligan (Lighting Design), and Beth Lake (Sound Design). Performances are at 8:00 p.m., Tuesdays through Saturdays, June 1-22. Two preview performances, May 30 and 31, begin at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

VIDEO: 30 Days of Tony, Day 4: Bartlett Sher Takes Home A Tony for SOUTH PACIFIC!
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 16, 2018

On Day 4 of 30 Days of Tony, we celebrate a Best Direction of a Musical nominee, My Fair Lady director, Bartlett Sher! (more...)

New York Classical Theatre Celebrates 19th Anniversary with ROMEO AND JULIET
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

New York Classical Theatre (Stephen Burdman, Artistic Director), New York City's only all-free professional Off-Broadway theatre company, is pleased to announce a new production of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet to celebrate its 19th Anniversary Season. The production, directed by Mr. Burdman, is the company's first staging of Shakespeare's tale of star-crossed lovers, and will be presented in five New York City parks - Central Park, Rockefeller Park/Battery Park City, The Battery, Carl Schurz Park and Brooklyn Bridge Park - with performances from June 5 through July 29 at 7:00 PM. There is no ticketing, and all performances are free and open to the public. New York Classical Theatre also invites audiences to experience unique behind-the-scenes access to open rehearsals on selected dates for each of the five park stagings.  (more...)

Backstage with Richard Ridge: Fairest of Them All- Lauren Ambrose Talks Tonys and More!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - May 12, 2018

Eliza Doolittle is the role of a lifetime, and Lauren Ambrose knows it. The Tony nominee just sat down with Richard Ridge to chat about how she landed one of the most coveted roles on Broadway, what her new Tony nomination means to her, and why she just can't get enough of My Fair Lady.  (more...)

Lincoln Center's MY FAIR LADY Will Embark on a North American Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2018

Nederlander Presentations, Inc., James L. Nederlander, President, is pleased to announce the North American tour of Lincoln Center Theater's critically-acclaimed production of Lerner & Loewe's MY FAIR LADY. Directed by Bartlett Sher, the North American tour will launch in the Fall of 2019. Tour cities and casting will be announced at a later date. (more...)

VIDEO: MY FAIR LADY's Lauren Ambrose Talks Playing Eliza Doolittle on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS
by TV News Desk - May 1, 2018

Lauren Ambrose talks about the responsibility she feels playing Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady, why she's become a bit of a hypochondriac and her childhood audition on Star Search on Late Night With Seth Meyers. (more...)

Something Wonderful! Elena Shaddow to Lead the National Tour of THE KING AND I
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 8, 2018

It was announced today that Elena Shaddow will join the Lincoln Center Theater production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE KING AND I as Anna Leonowens, beginning March 20 in Tempe, AZ. (more...)

Red Bull Theater Presents the New York Premiere of David Ives's THE METROMANIACS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018

Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Founder and Artistic Director) Jim Bredeson, Managing Director) today announced the cast for their next mainstage production, the New York premiere of David Ives's The Metromaniacs, directed by Michael Kahn:Noah Averbach-Katz (The Bachelors - Williamstown Theater Festival, Othello =Dir. Pam MacKinnon); Christian Conn (RBT: The School for Scandal, Desire Under the Elms -Broadway, The Liar -CSC); Adam Green (RBT: The Witch of Edmonton,  two Helen Hayes nominations for Midsummer Night's Dream and the world premiere of The Liar - Shakespeare Theatre of DC); Peter Kybart (Broadway: Awake and Sing, The Diary of Anne Frank, Judgment at Nuremberg; Off-Broadway: Beckett-Albee, Andorra, Cymbeline); Adam LeFevre (Bway: Devil's Disciple; Our Country's Good; Summer & Smoke; Footloose; Mamma Mia; Guys and Dolls; Priscilla Queen of the Desert; The Liar - CSC, Marriage of Bette and Boo - Roundabout); Amelia Pedlow(RBT: 'Tis Pity She's a Whore; Pride and Prejudice - Primary Stages; The Liar, The Heir Apparent - CSC); and Dina Thomas (Tribes, Clever Little Lies  - Off-Broadway). (more...)

VIDEO: Frances McDormand Explains Inclusion Rider Backstage at the 90th Oscars
by TV News Desk - Mar 5, 2018

Tony winner Frances McDormand won the Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her performance in THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI. The actress recently won a Golden Globe Award and SAG Award for the role. (more...)

Tony Winner Frances McDormand Wins Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2018

Tony winner Frances McDormand won the Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her performance in THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI. The actress recently won a Golden Globe Award and SAG Award for the role. (more...)

Breaking: Stockard Channing Will Reprise Role in APOLOGIA in Roundabout's Fall Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2018

New York City staple Roundabout Theatre Company has just announced that Tony & Emmy Award winner Stockard Channing will return to the New York stage in the Off-Broadway premiere of APOLOGIA, by Alexi Kaye Campbell (The Pride). APOLOGIA will be directed by three-time Obie Award winner Daniel Aukin (Bad Jews, Skintight). Channing returns to the role of "Kristin" in Apologia following an acclaimed run in London's West End in 2017. (more...)

It's Loverly! Meet the Cast of MY FAIR LADY- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Mar 15, 2018

Lincoln Center Theater's upcoming production of Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady is officially in previews! Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

Dean John Wilson to Join Kelli O'Hara and Ken Watanabe in THE KING AND I; Three Week Extension Announced
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 15, 2018

Looks like the West End will be getting to know Kelli O'Hara and Ken Watanabe. According to a report by the Daily Mail, Lincoln Center Theater's production of THE KING AND I 'has its eye on the London Palladium for a limited season next year.' (more...)

INDECENT, DOLLS HOUSE PART 2, YERMA, and More Among Huntington's 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2018

Huntington Theatre Company, Boston's leading independent theatre, announces its 2018-2019 season, featuring two of the most highly acclaimed Broadway plays of the last year, Shakespeare's enduring love story, a theatrical caper with Sherlock Holmes, and three of the most compelling new plays in the country, all with rich and relevant stories that speak to the times we live in. (more...)

They're Already Winners... Counting Off the Tony Awards Already Won by the 2018 Nominees!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2018

The 2018 Tony nominees are already winners... literally. For some, this marks their first nomination, but others have already won Tony Awards in seasons past. We took a look at which nominees have won at least a Tony or two (or nine) - amongst them, they've gathered a total of 88 awards! (more...)

NATIVE GARDENS to Tour to 4 Community Partner Venues
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

???????The Globe is happy to announce that the Globe for All Tour will continue to bring shows to the community in 2018, with support provided by Theatre Forward's Advancing Strong Theatre grant program. Following the Globe engagement of Karen Zacarias's hilarious comedy directed by Edward Torres, Native Gardens will travel June 28 through July 1 to four of our community partner venues for free performances in South Bay, Lemon Grove, Otay Mesa, and Oceanside. Developed in the 2017 Powers New Voices Festival, it runs through June 24 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center, and then hits the road! (more...)

Bay Street Theater's FROST/NIXON is Now in Rehearsal
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

Bay Street Theater and Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the cast of FROST/ NIXON, the second production of 2018 Mainstage Season, is now in rehearsal in NYC. FROST/NIXON, a play by Peter Morgan, directed by Sarna Lapine, will run June 26 - July 22, 2018. Single tickets are now on sale, and tickets are also still available as part of a Mainstage Subscription. To purchase tickets and subscriptions, call the Box Office at 631-725-9500 or purchase online at www.baystreet.org. (more...)

TONY FEVER 2018! Parte 4: le sei donne candidate alla categoria 'Miglior attrice protagonista in un musical'
by Valeria Venturelli - Jun 3, 2018

Manca meno di una settimana ai 72esimi Tony Awards, che il 10 giugno saranno presentati da da Josh Groban e Sara Bareilles! Dopo aver esaminato uno a uno i candidati alla categoria 'Miglior attore protagonista in un musical', oggi parliamo al femminile. (more...)

Further Casting Announced For Theatre Royal Bath's Summer Season 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

Jonathan Church, Artistic Director of Theatre Royal Bath's Summer Season, today announces further casting for the 2018 summer programme with actors Ralf Little (The Royle Family, Ugly Lies the Bone) and Nigel Lindsay (Victoria, Four Lions) joining the previously announced Elizabeth McGovern and Amanda Abbington in the 10th anniversary production of Yasmina Reza's God of Carnage.  (more...)

Cast Announced For CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF At Drury Lane, Opens 7/12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

???????Drury Lane Theatre announces casting for its sultry summer drama, Tennessee Williams' Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, directed by Tony nominee Marcia Milgrom Dodge (2009 Broadway revival of Ragtime, Drury Lane's Smokey Joe's Cafe). Cat on a Hot Tin Roof runs July 5 - August 26, 2018, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is scheduled for Thursday, July 12 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with THE JUNGLE; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

Following critical acclaim, and a sold-out run at the Young Vic, producers Sonia Friedman Productions, Tom Kirdahy and Hunter Arnold are delighted to announce the full cast for the West End transfer of Joe Murphy and Joe Robertson's The Jungle, a National Theatre and Young Vic co-production with Good Chance Theatre,directed by Stephen Daldry and Justin Martin. The production is set in Europe's largest unofficial refugee camp, the Calais Jungle, which in 2015, became a temporary home for more than 10,000 people.  Previewing from 16 June, with World Refugee Day on 20 June, The Jungle will have an Opening Night on 5 July at the Playhouse Theatre, with rehearsal photography released today. Check out the cast in action below! (more...)

MY FAIR LADY's Catherine Zuber Wins 2018 Tony Award for Best Costume Design of a Musical
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2018

Catherine Zuber has won the 2018 Tony Award for Best Costume Design of a Musical for MY FAIR LADY. (more...)

Tony Talk: Best Costume Design of a Musical, Catherine Zuber!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 10, 2018

Catherine Zuber has won the 2018 Tony Award for Best Costume Design of a Musical for MY FAIR LADY. (more...)

Lincoln Center Theater Announces Full Casting For MY FAIR LADY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2018

Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Andre Bishop) has announced complete casting for its upcoming production of Lerner & Loewe's MY FAIR LADY. As previously reported, Lauren Ambrose will be playing as Eliza Doolittle and Harry Hadden-Paton will play Henry Higgins, alongside Norbert Leo Butz as Alfred P. Doolittle and Diana Rigg as Mrs. Higgins. Just announced are: Allan Corduner as Colonel Pickering, Jordan Donica as Freddy Eynsford-Hill, Linda Mugleston as Mrs. Pearce, and Manu Narayan as Zoltan Karpathy. (more...)

ELECTRICITY's Sparks Fly Again in Palm Springs
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2018

ELECTRICITY, the hit LGBT comedy/drama starring stars TERRY RAY ("My Sister is So Gay") & MEL ENGLAND ("Best Day Ever") returns to Palm Springs with upcoming show dates: February 6-8 & 26-28 & April 9-11, 2018. (more...)

Thom Sesma & Sally Ann Triplett to Take Over the Pie Shop in Barrow Street Theatre's SWEENEY TODD
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2018

Producers of the Tooting Arts Club production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, which broke the Barrow Street Theatre sales house record for the week ending December 31st, announced today that Thom Sesma (as Sweeney Todd), Sally Ann Triplett (as Mrs. Lovett), Zachary Noah Piser (as Tobias), Billy Harrigan Tighe (as Anthony) and DeLaney Westfall (as Johanna) will join current cast members Michael James Leslie (as Judge Turpin), John Rapson (as The Beadle) and Stacie Bono (as Pirelli & Beggar Woman) startingTuesday, February 27, 2018. The cast also includes Matt Leisy, Liz Pearce, Danny Rothman and Monet Sabel. (more...)

Ronald Rand Will Represent The United States In The 8th Edition Of The THEATRE OLYMPICS in India
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2018

Goodwill Cultural Ambassador Ronald Rand has been invited to represent the United States in the Theatre Olympics, performing as Harold Clurman in his celebrated one-man show, 'LET IT BE ART! Harold Clurman's Life of Passion' in Delhi at the prestigious Kamani Auditorium on February 25th, and at the Kalagram Theatre in Bangalore, India on February 27th, 2018. (more...)

Broadway Vet Sarna Lapine to Direct Sharyn Rothstein's HESTER STREET
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2018

Producers Michael Rabinowitz and Ira Deutchman announced today that Sarna Lapine will be directing the stage version of HESTER STREET based on Joan Micklin Silver's acclaimed 1975 independent film, adapted by Sharyn Rothstein. (more...)

Tony Winner Frances McDormand Wins SAG Award for Best Female Actor in a Leading Role
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2018

Tony winner Frances McDormand won the SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role for her performance in THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI. (more...)

VIDEO: SAG Award Winner Frances McDormand Praises Writer Martin McDonagh
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2018

Frances McDormand received the SAG Award the Actor for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role for her performance as MILDRED HAYES in THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI. During her acceptance speech, the actress praised screenwriter and Tony nominee Martin McDonagh for his work (more...)

Congregation Rodeph Shalom Presents THE SOAP MYTH For One Night Only
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2018

Congregation Rodeph Shalom, in association with Burke Cohen Entertainment, presents seven time Emmy Award winner Ed Asner and two-time Tony and Drama Desk Award nominee Johanna Day in a one-night only performance of Jeff Cohen's powerful play The Soap Myth on Wednesday, January 31st at 7 pm at Congregation Rodeph Shalom, (615 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia). The play, directed by Pam Berlin, is part of a tribute to the United Nation's International Holocaust Remembrance Day (January 27), the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau. (more...)

FREAKY FRIDAY, SUMMER & More Earn San Diego Craig Noel Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2018

The San Diego Theatre Critics Circle has announced the nominations for its 16th annual Craig Noel Awards for Theatrical Excellence, which will be presented in a ceremony on Feb. 12, 2018, at the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation in San Diego. (more...)

Victory Gardens Theater Presents BREACH By Antoinette Nwandu
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

Victory Gardens Theater continues its 43rd season with BREACH: a manifesto on race in america through the eyes of a black girl recovering from self-hate, written by Antoinette Nwandu and directed by Lisa Portes. BREACH runs February 9 March 11, 2018, with the press performance on Friday, February 16, 2018 at 7:30pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. (more...)

2018 Alley ALL NEW FESTIVAL Begins This Saturday
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

The Alley Theatre's Alley All New Festival, January 20-28, 2018, features six playwrights and more than 30 actors from the Alley and around the country who will be presenting new work through a series of readings and workshop performances. In addition to Alley Resident Company members, many artists have existing connections to the Alley and some are making their Alley debut. The start of the festival will celebrate the reopening of the Neuhaus Theatre. Tickets to the festival are available now online at alleytheatre.org/allnew or by calling the Box Office at 713.220.5700. (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...)

Gather 'Round the Table for Ensemble Theatre's THE HUMANS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

Set the table and pull up a chair! Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati presents the regional premiere of the 2016 Tony Award Winner for Best Play, The Humans by Pulitzer Prize finalist Stephen Karam. This evocative drama brings a family face to face with their most familiar fears, and provides a poignant reminder of why we gather together. Featuring an all-star cast and an incredible two-story set, The Humans serves up trials, traditions, and turkey. Playing January 23 February 17, 2018. Directed by Michael Evan Haney. Production Sponsor is The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./U.S. Bank Foundation. (more...)

Photo Flash: Victory Gardens Theater presents BREACH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

Victory Gardens Theater continues its 43rd season with BREACH: a manifesto on race in america through the eyes of a black girl recovering from self-hate, written by Antoinette Nwandu and directed by Lisa Portes. BREACH runs February 9 - March 11, 2018, with the press performance on Friday, February 16, 2018 at 7:30pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. (more...)

Meet The Cast Of HAPPIEST PLACE ON EARTH By Philip Dawkins
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

Once upon a time in 1955, a magical kingdom was built on the founding principles of dreams, American idealism, and our wildest hopes. Eight years later, a quintessential American family reeling from the loss of their King embarks on a quest for restoration and deliverance in this kingdom. 50 years later, their expedition is brought to dazzling life in an effort to understand one's place in family, the American way, and whether happiness is truly a place where dreams come true. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 24, 2017
by - Dec 24, 2017

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

BWW's On This Day - December 23, 2017
by - Dec 23, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 23 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Photo Flash: Oscar Nominated Filmmakers Heidi Ewing & Rachel Grady Visit AWAKE AND SING
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2017

Oscar nominated filmmakers Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady attended last night's acclaimed NY revival of Clifford Odets' 1935 masterpiece Awake and Sing! The two ladies were the first to leap to their feet at the conclusion of the show, leading the standing ovation. (more...)

Meet the Cast of THE LONELIEST GIRL IN THE WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2018

After the lauded World Premiere of The Boy Who Danced On Air, Diversionary is proud to produce the World Premiere of another groundbreaking new musical. (more...)

Theater Alliance Produces DC Premiere of FLOOD CITY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

Theater Alliance closes Season 15 with the regional premiere of Gabrielle Reisman's Flood City, an absurdly dark comedy about the aftermath of tragedy.  (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 17, 2018
by - Apr 17, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 17 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at The New York Premiere of David Ives' THE METROMANIACS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Founder and Artistic Director | Jim Bredeson, Managing Director) presents the New York Premiere of David Ives's The Metromaniacs, adapted from Alexis Piron's La Metromanie and directed by Michael Kahn opening Sundayevening (7pm). Previews now! (more...)

Ali Ahn, BD Wong, and More Lead Atlantic Theater Co's THE GREAT LEAP
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2018

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) is proud to announce casting for the New York premiere production of The Great Leap, written by Lauren Yee and directed by Taibi Magar. (more...)

New Repertory Theatre Presents TWO JEWS WALK INTO A WAR...
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2018

New Repertory Theatre presents Two Jews Walk into a War…, April 28-May 20, 2018 in the MainStage Theater at the Mosesian Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. Tickets are $37-$67 and may be purchased by calling the New Rep Box Office at 617-923-8487 or visiting newrep.org. Student, senior, and group discounts are available. (more...)

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