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Reg Rogers to Lead New Translation of Ibsen's AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE at Yale Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Yale Repertory Theatre opens its 2017-18 season with An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen, newly translated from the Norwegian by Paul Walsh, directed by James Bundy, October 6-October 28 at Yale University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is Thursday, October 12. (more...)

Expect the Unexpected in Theatre Exile's Philadelphia Premiere of IDEATION
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Theatre Exile will kick off its 2017/2018 season with Ideation by Aaron Loeb. Ninety minutes from now, a group of stressed-out corporate consultants is slated to present their work on a mysterious project. (more...)

Arden Theatre Presents CABARET Benefit Performance for Hurricane-Torn Houston Arts Community
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Arden Theatre Company, in partnership with the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance, presents a benefit, pay-what-you-can performance on Wednesday, September 20 at 8 p.m., of the Tony Award-winning musical CABARET. Ticket proceeds will be donated to the Harvey Arts Recovery Fund for distribution to needy artists and arts organizations in Houston that suffered damage during Hurricane Harvey. Arden Theatre Company is located in Old City, Philadelphia, at 40 N. 2nd Street. (more...)

Lantern Theater Company Announces 2017-18 Season Casting
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Lantern Theater Company announces complete casting for its upcoming 2017/18 season, which begins this week with the Philadelphia premiere of Red Velvet by Lolita Chakrabarti. Theater critics and members of the press are invited to attend Red Velvet opening night on Wednesday, September 13 at 7 p.m. (more...)

Joel McHale Returns To Mohegan Sun Arena
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Joel McHale returns to Mohegan Sun Arena on Saturday, December 2nd at 8:00pm for a night of hilarious stand-up comedy. (more...)

VIDEO: Sarah Paulson Channels Drew Barrymore & More on TONIGHT SHOW's 'Wheel of Impressions'
by TV News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, guest Sarah Paulson did spot-on impressions of Kathleen Turner, Holly Hunter and Drew Barrymore when she faced 'The Wheel of Impressions.' Check out the clip below! (more...)

Something's Coming: Jump Into Fall With the Scoop on Broadway's Incoming Shows!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2017

It's only just out of reach... the Fall theatre season, that is. The 2017 Tony Awards are in the history books, so now it's time to look ahead at the new Broadway season... and fear not- it's a doozy already. With new musicals and plays about to descend on Broadway and amazing revivals of classic plays and musicals ready to entrance a new audience, BroadwayWorld has rounded up everything arriving before the end of the year. (more...)

Fulton Theatre Announces the Robert Fulton Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

The Fulton Theatre takes great pride in announcing our 2nd annual Robert Fulton Awards. Affectionately known as the Robbies, the awards showcase and honor the great talent that has performed on our stage during the 2016 / 2017 Season. Congratulations to all of our winners and thank you for being part of the magic! (more...)

Works by Chen, Payne & Silverman Set for Long Wharf Theatre's 2017 Contemporary American Voices Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Long Wharf Theatre's Contemporary American Voices Festival, an annual celebration of adventurous, innovative new plays, will take place October 20-22 on Stage II. (more...)

Lantern Theater Company Announces IN CONVERSATION with Michael W. Brooks and Charles McMahon
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

As part of its ongoing In Conversation Series of fascinating discussions with theater artists and special guests, Lantern Theater Company will host noted drama scholar Michael W. Brooks and Lantern Artistic Director Charles McMahon for In Conversation: The Mirror to Nature on Sunday, October 1, 2017, at approximately 4:30 p.m. (more...)

BWW TV: Welcome to Nowhere- Catch a Sneak Peek of THE BAND'S VISIT!
by TV - Press Previews - Sep 18, 2017

We're taking you to the The Strand's Rare Book Room for a special sneak peek of the new musical! (more...)

Fulton Theatre Opens LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2017

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre is proud to present the psychedelic musical comedy Little Shop of Horrors, September 19 through October 15. Expect the unexpected as Little Shop of Horrors is presented to our audience in a brand new and exciting way. Remember whatever you do, DO NOT FEED THE PLANT! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of THE BAND'S VISIT on Broadway!
by Jennifer Broski - Sep 15, 2017

The Broadway production of the critically acclaimed musical THE BAND'S VISIT arrives this fall at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). THE BAND'S VISIT will begin performances on Saturday, October 7, 2017, and officially open on Thursday, November 9, 2017. (more...)

Mira J. Spektor's LADY OF THE CASTLE Coming to Opera America & Scandinavia House
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

The Aviva Players will present Mira J. Spektor's Lady of The Castle, A Ghostly Post-Holocaust Chamber Opera, based on a true story & an Israeli play by Lea Goldberg. (more...)

VIDEO: Be Transported in New Ad for THE BAND'S VISIT
by Stage Tube - Sep 14, 2017

The Broadway production of the critically acclaimed musical THE BAND'S VISIT arrives this fall at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). THE BAND'S VISIT will begin performances on Saturday, October 7, 2017, and officially open on Thursday, November 9, 2017. (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Group to Stage O'Neill's Masterpiece LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Quintessence Theatre Group brings Eugene O'Neill's masterpiece Long Day's Journey into Night to life as the second show of its 8th Season. The company's first modern American classic takes center stage at the Sedgwick Theater, October 4-22. Opening Night is Saturday, October 7 at 7 p.m. (more...)

Jenny Seagrove, Peter Bowles, and Adam Garcia to Star in the West End Premiere of THE EXORCIST
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Forty-five years after William Peter Blatty's best-selling novel terrified an entire generation, The Exorcist will be unleashed onto the West End stage for the very first time in a uniquely theatrical experience directed by Sean Mathias and adapted for the stage by John Pielmeier. (more...)

DOGS OF RWANDA by Sean Christopher Lewis Continues Rolling Premiere in Atlanta
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, celebrates the opening of the Rolling World Premiere (RWP) of Dogs of Rwanda by Sean Christopher Lewis at Out of Hand Theater (September 15-November 18, Atlanta, GA). (more...)

A LOST LEONARDO to Return in Full Production at Amphibian Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Following an acclaimed staged reading at Amphibian Stage Productions in 2015 under the title Daedalus, A Lost Leonardo returns in this all new, fully-realized production. (more...)

BUYER & CELLAR Opens 10/11 at 1812 Productions
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

1812 Productions opens its 21st season with Jonathan Tolins' hit comedy Buyer & Cellar. Directed by Dan O'Neil, Buyer & Cellar stars Dito van Reigersberg, best known for his work with Pig Iron Theatre Company and as his alter-ego, cabaret queen Martha Graham Cracker. Buyer & Cellar opens on Wednesday, October 11th at Plays & Players Theatre in Center City. Previews begin October 5th. The production will run through October 29th. Tickets and information are available at www.1812productions.org or at 215-592-9560. (more...)

Steve Martin Will Be Honored at Drama League's 'MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY' Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

The Drama League has announced that Steve Martin has been named as the 2017 Honoree for the organization's 34th Annual Benefit Gala: A Musical Celebration of Broadway. (more...)

Shubert Organization's Plans to Build New 45th Street Theatre Are No More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Currently, the Shubert Organization owns seventeen Broadway theatres in New York City, but for years rumors have circulated that they want to make it eighteen. (more...)

'An Acoustic Evening with Dispatch' Tour Announced for North America This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Dispatch are thrilled to announce AN ACOUSTIC EVENING WITH DISPATCH - their first ever acoustic tour! Kicking off November 26th in Vancouver, BC, the band will perform two sets of music with a break for intermission each night. (more...)

Philadelphia Artists' Collective Brings IPHIGENIA AT AULIS to the USS Olympia
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

A nation on the brink of war. A family on the edge of collapse. An army poised to strike, but unable to sail - unless their great general sacrifices his daughter. The PAC (The Sea Plays, Creditors) returns to the Fringe aboard the historic USS Olympia to present Euripides' heartbreaking tragedy of human folly. (more...)

Matt Pfieffer Reimagines GODSPELL with Gender-Blind Cast at Villanova Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

Villanova Theatre will kick off the 2017-2018 season with the iconic musical Godspell, directed by Philadelphia favorite Matt Pfeiffer, who took home the Barrymore Award for Best Direction of a Play two years in a row. (more...)

Olivia Vadnais and Reed Allen Worth Will Skate Into Pittsburgh CLO in XANADU; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

Pittsburgh CLO has announced the cast of the Pittsburgh premiere of XANADU, October 12-December 17 at the CLO Cabaret. (more...)

Howard Zinn's MARX IN SOHO Comes to Philadelphia Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

One of the world's most influential thinkers, Karl Marx,  turns 200 on May 5, 2018. To celebrate this occasion,  Iron Age Theatre's production of Howard Zinn's MARX IN SOHO, featuring Bob Weick as Marx, begins a tour of the US and Europe at the Philadelphia Fringe Festival. (more...)

John Anderson Returns To The Road Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

Country music hit-maker John Anderson is set to return to the stage on September 3, 2017, after rescheduling a few weekend of shows in August to undergo some medical procedures. (more...)

Bristol Riverside Theatre Opens its Mainstage Season with the THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

 Bristol Riverside Theatre spells F-U-N when it opens its Mainstage season with the multiple Tony Award-winner The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee with music and lyrics by William Finn, book by Rachel Sheinkin, and conceived by Rebecca Feldman, running September 19-October 15.  Directed by Amy Kaissar, the ensemble cast features Will Carlyon, Andrew Coleman, Leigha Kato, Kathryn McCreary, Joshua Morgan, Robert Smythe, Phebe Taylor, T.J. Wagner, and Brooke Wetterhahn. (more...)

BWW Review: TEA AT FIVE at Connecticut Cabaret Theatre
by Sean Fallon - Aug 26, 2017

The life of Katherine Hepburn is brilliantly presented in a one woman show that captivates the audience making us feel as if we are in the presence of the real Katherine Hepburn, both in the first act set in 1938 and in the second act set in 1983. (more...)

Arden Theatre Company Heads to the Kit Kat Club with CABARET
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

Arden Theatre Company kicks off their 30th Anniversary Season with the Tony Award-winning musical CABARET, based on the book by Joe Masteroff and the play by John Van Druten and stories by Charles Isherwood. (more...)

Original Broadway 'Elvis' to Star in HEARTBREAK HOTEL Premiere at Ogunquit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

From the creator of Tony Award-winning musical Million Dollar Quartet, the Ogunquit Playhouse will produce the World Premiere of Heartbreak Hotel, as part of its 85th anniversary season, on stage August 30 to September 30. (more...)

Bob Garfield's RUGGEDLY JEWISH Makes World Premiere at Philadelphia Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

Philadelphia Theatre Company kicks off its 2017-2018 festival-style theatre season with the world premiere of Ruggedly Jewish: An Evening With Bob Garfield. Garfield's crazy-quilt, hilarious odyssey is a search for self: the American self, the suddenly-emerging threatened self, and his own baffled self - a secular Jew. The Lower Merion native, and the co-host of public radio's On The Media, returns to his roots by launching his one-man show right here. The show is three performances only, on Friday, September 15, 2017 at 8:00pm, and Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 3:00pm and 8:00pm. All performances are held at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre (480 S. Broad Street). Tickets are on sale for $25 to $50 by visiting www.philadelphiatheatrecompany.org or by calling 215-985-0420. (more...)

Debra Whitfield's FIRE, About Triangle Waist Company Disaster, to Premiere Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

Chatillion Stage Company presents the world premiere of the new play FIRE written by Debra Whitfield (Duck Sauce Can Be Dangerous). (more...)

Hammonton's Eagle Theatre Nominated for Four Barrymore Awards
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

Less than three years ago, Hammonton's Eagle Theatre was not even eligible to participate in Theatre Philadelphia's prestigious Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Professional Theatre. Now Eagle Theatre has become the only theatre in South Jersey to be nominated for these coveted honors. Eagle Theatre is South Jersey's only year-round professional Equity theatre and the only Regional Theatre to produce full scale musicals in the southern eight counties of the state. (more...)

BWW Interview: Charlie Hudson III in A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Two River Theater 9/9 to 10/8
by Marina Kennedy - Aug 23, 2017

Two River Theater launches its 2017/18 Season with Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, directed by Carl Cofield. Broadwayworld.com interviewed Charlie Hudson III who plays Asagai in the production. The show will be on the Red Bank stage from 9/9 to 10/8. (more...)

National Black Theatre Announces 2018 Resident Artists
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Dr. Barbara Ann Teer's National Black Theatre (NBT) has selected the resident artists for  two of its  signature programs: I Am Soul Playwright Residency and the Soul Producing Program. (more...)

Theatre Philadelphia Announces 2017 Barrymore Award Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Theatre Philadelphia, the region's marketing and leadership organization for theatre, has announced the 2017 nominees for the Barrymore Award for Excellence in Theatre. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - THE BAND'S VISIT Band Plays 'Haj-Brutus'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Broadway's THE BAND'S VISIT just released a behind-the-scenes teaser of the band performing 'Haj-Butrus.' Check out the song, featuring both improvisation and written music, below! (more...)

Emma Degerstedt, Conor Ryan, Lauren Molina and More to Lead DESPERATE MEASURES at York Theatre Company; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, in association with Cecilia Lin and Hu Guo, has announced the cast and creative team of the New York premiere of the musical Desperate Measures, with book and lyrics by Peter Kellogg (Anna Karenina) and music by David Friedman (Scandalous).  (more...)

Curio Theatre Company Takes on Shakespeare During Philadelphia Fringe 9/13-17
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

West Philadelphia's Curio Theatre Company kicks off its 13th season this September as part of the Philadelphia Fringe Festival with I, Peaseblossom, performed in the historic Woodlands Cemetery. Suitable for all ages. This show is FREE to the public. (more...)

Fells Point Corner Theatre Presents I HATE HAMLET at Godfrey Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

An up-and-coming young television star is offered every actor's dream role: playing Hamlet onstage. There's just one complication... he HATES Hamlet. With the return of John Barrymore's ghost, intoxicated and in full costume to reclaim his infamous role, the two embark on a wildly funny duel over women, art, success, duty, television, and yes, even the apartment where Barrymore once lived! (more...)

Cast Complete for Hal Linden-Led THE PRICE in Extended Run at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces full casting for Arthur Miller's The Price, which has been extended to receive an additional week of performances due to popular demand. (more...)

Michael McGrath, Michael Mastro, Leslie Kritzer and Laura Bell Bundy to Headline THE HONEYMOONERS at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, by special arrangement with Jeffrey Finn, has announced casting for the world-premiere production of the new musical comedy The Honeymooners, based on the CBS television series, with book by Dusty Kay and Bill Nuss, music by Stephen Weiner, and lyrics by Peter Mills. (more...)

Theatre Philadelphia to Announce 2017 Barrymore Award Nominees Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Theatre Philadelphia, the non-profit organization that celebrates and promotes theatre in the greater Philadelphia region, will announce the 2017 nominees for its Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre, which includes cash awards of over $75,000 to artists and organizations. (more...)

Dito van Reigersberg to Lead 1812 Productions' BUYER & CELLAR
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Dito van Reigersberg, best known for his work with Pig Iron Theatre Company and as his alter-ego, cabaret queen Martha Graham Cracker, is set to star in Jonathan Tolins' one-man comedy Buyer & Cellar. van Reigersberg replaces previously announced John Jarboe after Jarboe's departure to join Arden Theatre Company's production of Kander & Ebb's Cabaret. (more...)

The Bard Will Get a Country Twist in DESPERATE MEASURES at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, in association with Cecilia Lin and Hu Guo, has announced the first mainstage production of the 2017-2018 season: the New York premiere of the musical Desperate Measures. (more...)

Something's Coming: Mark Your Calendar for the Fall 2017 Broadway Season!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2017

It's only just out of reach... the Fall theatre season, that is. The 2017 Tony Awards are in the history books, so now it's time to look ahead at the new Broadway season... and fear not- it's a doozy already. With new musicals and plays about to descend on Broadway and amazing revivals of classic plays and musicals ready to entrance a new audience, BroadwayWorld has rounded up everything arriving before the end of the year. (more...)

THE REMBRANDT, Starring John Mahoney and Francis Guinan, Starts Next Month at Steppenwolf
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Steppenwolf Theatre Company opens its 42nd Season with the Chicago premiere of The Rembrandt, written by Jessica Dickey and directed by Hallie Gordon. (more...)

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