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Immersive KPOP Extends Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

In response to overwhelming demand and critical acclaim, Ars Nova, in association with Ma-Yi Theater and Woodshed Collective, extends the world premiere of KPOP until October 21. KPOP is a high-octane immersive event that audiences a backstage pass to a K-pop music factory. (more...)

Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre to Bring NOT ABOUT HEROES to Little Rock
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre has announced that their production of Not About Heroes has been selected to perform at the ACANSA Arts Festival in Little Rock, AR, September 21 and 22, 2017. (more...)

VIDEO: Meet the Newly Announced Cast of Lincoln Center's Revival of MY FAIR LADY
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 5, 2017

It was announced to day that Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Andr Bishop) has selected its leading cast for the hotly anticipated revival of Lerner and Loewe's My Fair Lady. HBO star Lauren Ambrose will play Eliza Doolittle, supported by Harry Hadden-Paton as Henry Higgins, Norbert Leo Butz as Alfred P. Doolittle, and Diana Riggwill be Mrs. Higgins in the upcoming production directed by Barlett Sher. (more...)

DIRTY DANCING – THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE North American Tour Launches Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage officially opens a new production and North American tour at the Harris Center in Folsom, CA, tonight, October 5. (more...)

Breaking News: Casting Announced for MY FAIR LADY at Lincoln Center - Ambrose, Hadden-Paton, Butz & Rigg to Star
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Andre Bishop) has announced that Lauren Ambrose will be Eliza Doolittle, Harry Hadden-Paton will be Henry Higgins, Norbert Leo Butz will be Alfred P. Doolittle, and Diana Rigg will be Mrs. Higgins in its upcoming production ofLerner & Loewe's MY FAIR LADY, directed by Bartlett Sher. (more...)

Pablo Schreiber to Play Jim Lovell in Damien Chazelle's FIRST MAN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

AMERICAN GODS STAR Pablo Schreiber has signed on to portray astronaut Jim Lovell in Damien Chazelle's FIRST MAN. (more...)

New Yiddish Rep to Stage Clifford Odets' AWAKE AND SING! This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2017

New Yiddish Rep will present Clifford Odets' 1935 masterpiece Awake and Sing! beginning November 25th at the Theater at the 14th Street Y, 344 East 14 Street (between First & Second Aves.) (more...)

North Coast Rep to Revive American Classic OF MICE AND MEN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2017

For its second play of Season 36, North Coast Rep is reviving John Steinbeck's classic drama novella-turned play, OF MICE AND MEN. (more...)

Jose Martinez and Larica Schnell to Play Star Cross'd Lovers in ROMEO AND JULIET at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team for The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program presentation of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. (more...)

North Coast Rep to Revive American Classic OF MICE AND MEN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

For its second play of Season 36, North Coast Rep is reviving John Steinbeck's classic drama novella-turned play, OF MICE AND MEN. (more...)

THE KING AND I Tour to Waltz Into the Fabulous Fox Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

The first U.S. National tour of the hit musical THE KING AND I, will play the Fabulous Fox Theatre from Tuesday, November 28 to Sunday, December 10. (more...)

Music Connects Us All! Meet the Full Company of THE BAND'S VISIT, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Nov 9, 2017

The critically acclaimed new Broadway musical THE BAND'S VISIT opens tonight, November 9, 2017, at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). Get ready for tonight's official bows and scroll down to learn more about the company, plus watch highlights from the show! (more...)

Netflix Star Luzer Twersky to Lead Upcoming Off-Broadway Revival of AWAKE & SING!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

Luzer Twersky, star of the upcoming Off-Broadway revival of Clifford Odets' masterpiece Awake and Sing!, is the subject of the new film documentary ONE OF US, which received unanimous rave reviews upon its October 20th Netflix premiere. (more...)

Michael Urie-Led HAMLET Finds Full Cast at Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

The Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) announces the cast and creative team for Hamlet, directed by STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn and featuring acclaimed actor Michael Urie as the tortured Danish prince. Shakespeare's most celebrated tragedy will run January 16-February 25, 2018 at Sidney Harman Hall. (more...)

THE INVISIBLE HAND Extends at Steep Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2017

With only a few tickets remaining for its original run, Steep Theatre has added four more performances of The Invisible Hand. This powerful play has fascinated audiences and critics alike. The Invisible Hand will run through Saturday, November 18. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at New Yiddish Rep's AWAKE AND SING!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

Currently in previews, the New Yiddish Rep production of Clifford Odets' 1935 masterpiece Awake and Sing! is set to officially open next Wednesday, December 6, at the Theater at the 14th Street Y, 344 East 14 Street (between First & Second Aves). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Ed Asner and Kate Burton To Star In THE SOAP MYTH East Coast Tour
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2017

Seven time Emmy Award-winner Ed Asner and three time Emmy Award and Tony Award-nominee Kate Burton will star in a two-week East Coast tour of concert readings of Jeff Cohen's play The Soap Myth. The readings, which will be directed by Pam Berlin and will also feature Ned Eisenberg & Blair Baker, will serve as a tribute to International Holocaust Remembrance Day. The tour will begin on Monday, January 22, 2018 in Miami Beach Florida, and will conclude on Thursday, February 1 at Hofstra University on Long Island. (more...)

Kristine Nielsen to Star in Theresa Rebeck's New Comedy THE WAY OF THE WORLD at D.C.'s Folger Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2017

Folger Theatre continues its 2017/18 season with The Way of the World, a new comedy freely adapted from the classic play by William Congreve. Written and directed by renowned author Theresa Rebeck (Mauritus and Seminar and Broadway; creator and head writer of TV's Smash), the production will star Tony Award nominee Kristine Nielsen (Present Laughter, You Can't Take It With You, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike on Broadway). (more...)

AWAKE AND SING! Director to Stop by WBAI Radio Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2017

The Artistic Director of New Yiddish Rep, David Mandelbaum, will be this week's special guest on WBAI Radio's popular 'Cat Radio Cafe' today at 2 pm on 99.5 FM. (more...)

AWAKE AND SING! Begins Performances Today at The Theater at The 14th Street Y
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2017

New Yiddish Rep's production of Clifford Odets' 1935 masterpiece Awake and Sing! begins performances today (Saturday) at 2 pm, with Opening Night set for December 6th at the Theater at the 14th Street Y, 344 East 14 Street (between First & Second Aves.) A Yiddish version of Awake and Sing! was produced on Broadway by WPA's Federal Theatre Project in 1938 and it is this translation that is being performed in the current Off-Broadway revival with English supertitles. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 11/25/2017
by - Nov 25, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 11/25/2017. (more...)

AWAKE & SING! Yiddish Theater Walking Tours Set for Sunday and Monday
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017

The first 24 premium ticket buyers to the upcoming Off-Broadway revival of Clifford Odets' masterpiece Awake and Sing!, will receive a Yiddish theater walking tour of Manhattan's Lower East Side with the inimitable Shane Baker. The two options to join this very special 90-minute tour are this Sunday, November 26 or Monday, November 27 at 11 am, beginning at Second Ave. & 12th St. and concluding at 143 East Houston. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 24, 2017
by - Nov 24, 2017

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...)

Performances Begin Saturday For AWAKE AND SING!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2017

New Yiddish Rep will present Clifford Odets' 1935 masterpiece Awake and Sing! beginning this Saturday, November 25, with Opening Night set for December 6th at the Theater at the 14th Street Y, 344 East 14 Street (between First & Second Aves.) A Yiddish version of Awake and Sing! was produced on Broadway by WPA's Federal Theatre Project in 1938 and it is this translation that will be performed in the upcoming Off-Broadway revival with English supertitles. (more...)

See AWAKE AND SING! Off-Broadway and Take a Yiddish Theater Walking Tour
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

The first 24 premium ticket buyers to the upcoming Off-Broadway revival of Clifford Odets' masterpiece Awake and Sing!, will receive a Yiddish theater walking tour of the Lower East Side with the inimitable Shane Baker. (more...)

Israeli Husband & Wife Stars to Appear Off-Broadway in AWAKE AND SING!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2017

Renowned husband & wife Israeli actors Gera Sandler and Ronit Asheri are set to star in the upcoming Off-Broadway revival of Clifford Odets' masterpiece Awake and Sing!, with performances beginning this Saturday, November 25th at the Theater at the 14th Street Y, 344 East 14 Street (between First & Second Aves.) (more...)

Capitalism Onstage! Meet the Full Company of JUNK, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Nov 2, 2017

Lincoln Center Theater presents Junk, a new play by Ayad Akhtar, directed by Doug Hughes, opening tonight, November 2, at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). Scroll down to learn more about the company, plus watch highlights from the show! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 11/18/2017
by - Nov 18, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 11/18/2017. (more...)

Screen to Stage - The Journey of Broadway's THE BAND'S VISIT
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 11, 2017

One of the most anticipated musicals of the 2017 Fall Season is THE BAND'S VISIT, heading to Broadway's Ethel Barrymore Theatre this month following a highly successful, award-winning run off-Broadway. Today BWW takes a look at the journey of this captivating tale from screen to stage! (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...)

Cast, Creative Team Complete for AN ORDINARY MUSLIM at New York Theatre Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

New York Theatre Workshop has announced the full cast and creative team for the World Premiere of AN ORDINARY MUSLIM, by NYTW Usual Suspect and 2017-18 Tow Foundation Playwright-in-Residence Hammaad Chaudry (Salaam, Mr. Bush), directed by NYTW Usual Suspect and Obie Award winner Jo Bonney (The Body of An American). (more...)

Backstage Bite with Katie Lynch: Recipe (Eventually) Goes Right with THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 5, 2017

In this latest episode, we bring you special guests from THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG, Ashley Bryant and Alex Mandell. For the recipe for Katie's British Scones, visit: www.backstagebite.com. (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...)

AWAKE AND SING! Star Amy Coleman To Appear On 'State Of The Arts' Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

The Off-Broadway revival of Awake and Sing! is currently in previews with Opening Night set for this Wednesday, December 6 at the Theater at the 14th Street Y, 344 East 14 Street (just west of First Ave.) One of the productions stars, Amy Coleman, will be this week's special guest on the popular WPKN Radio (89.5 FM) program 'State of the Arts today (Friday) at noon. The show can be heard online at www.wpkn.org. (more...)

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