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RECKLESS By Craig Lucas Comes to 4th Wall Theatre Co.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

Join 4th Wall Theatre for Reckless, the classic American, dark holiday comedy by Craig Lucas. This reimagining of the company's 2010 Houston production once again stars Kim Tobin-Lehl as the put-upon protagonist, Rachel, and features a strong ensemble cast including former Alley Theatre company member John Feltch; 4th Wall favorites Jennifer Dean and Nick Farco; and Deborah Hope, Kathleen Teodoro, and Zac Kelty in their 4th Wall debuts. Directed by Philip Lehl, Reckless previews November 30th and runs December 1st - 16th at STUDIO 101, Spring Street Studios. (more...)

Morphic Graffiti Announce New Adaptation Of William Wycherley's THE COUNTRY WIFE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

Co-Artistic Directors of Morphic Graffiti, Luke Fredericks and Stewart Charlesworth, today announce their new adaptation of William Wycherley's restoration comedy The Country Wife. Thrust into the excesses and seductions of late 1920s London: a city exploding with a heavy mix of jazz, gin and scandalous affairs the production, directed by Luke Fredericks, opens at Southwark Playhouse on 4 April, with previews from 28 March, and runs until 22 April. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards; Firehouse PIPPIN Leads Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

LEGALLY BLONDE: THE MUSICAL Co-Writers to Lead Workshop at Wilmington Drama League
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2017

Wilmington Drama League welcomes The Dramatists Guild Foundation Traveling Masters Series: Broadway Playwrights on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at Wilmington Drama League. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For Morphic Graffiti's New Adaptation Of William Wycherley's THE COUNTRY WIFE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018

Co-Artistic Directors of Morphic Graffiti, Luke Fredericks and Stewart Charlesworth, today announce full casting for their new adaptation of William Wycherley's restoration comedy The Country Wife. Fredericks directs theatre veteran Richard Clews whose credits include King Lear, (Chichester Festival Theatre) and extensive work for the RSC and Shakespeare's Globe, Sarah Lam (Chimerica, Almeida Theatre / Harold Pinter Theatre, Lucky Man, No Problem!) and Sam Graham (Spooks, Kingdom, Footballer's Wives) who join the previously announced 'Bright Young Things' - EastEnders' Eddie Eyre, Call the Midwife's Leo Staar, West End stars Siubhan Harrison and Nancy Sullivan along with Daniel Cane, Mabel Clements and Joshua Hill completing the full company. Thrust into the excesses and seductions of late 1920s London: a city exploding with a heavy mix of jazz, gin and scandalous affairs, the production opens at Southwark Playhouse on 4 April, with previews from 28 March, and runs until 21 April. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces The April Panel
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) offers an important conversation onThursday, April 26, 2018: Stream It and They Will Come: How Digital Capture Builds Audience Awareness at 7:30pm (doors open for networking at 7pm) at The Playroom Theatre, 151 W. 46th Street, 8th fl., NYC. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces The April Panel Stream It And They : How Digital Capture Builds Audience Awareness
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) offers an important conversation on Thursday, April 26, 2018: Stream It and They Will Come: How Digital Capture Builds Audience Awareness at 7:30pm (doors open for networking at 7pm) at The Playroom Theatre, 151 W. 46th Street, 8th fl., NYC. (more...)

Harriet Harris, Graham Rowat, and More Head to the Berkshires for the Summer Season; Full Casting Announced
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2018

Berkshire Theatre Group has announced casting for the 90th Anniversary Season. BroadwayWorld has the full list of upcoming productions and their casts below! (more...)

George Salazar, Joe Iconis, And More Head to Feinstein's/54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2018

Next Week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Bay Street Theater Announces TITLE WAVE: The 5th Annual New Works Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2018

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce Title Wave at Bay Street: The 5th Annual New Works Festival, May 4 - 6, 2018. All readings are free, but tickets are required, as these events typically sell out. Tickets are available now at baystreet.org or by calling the Bay Street Theater Box Office at 631-725-9500, open Tuesday through Saturday 11 am to 5 pm. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 21, 2018
by - Mar 21, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 21 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

RIDE THE CYCLONE, A Co-Production Between The 5th Avenue Theatre And ACT Opens This Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2018

???????Ride the Cylcone, this season's dark and hilarious co-production between The 5th Avenue Theatre and ACT - A Contemporary Theatre, is now in preview performances and has its official opening night this Thursday, March 22 at ACT - A Contemporary Theatre. The award-winning director and choreographer Rachel Rockwell has continued to refine and explore the world of Ride the Cyclone with its writers Brooke Maxwell and Jacob Richmond, returning to direct after working on its two previous U.S. productions in Chicago and Off Broadway. This co-production, which is the eighth collaboration between The 5th and ACT, will showcase new developments to the script and score. At least one third of the script has been newly created for this production, which is in addition to countless small but crucial tweaks and refinements. These new developments have continued to define and shape the world that the Saint Cassian High School Chamber Choir inhabits onstage. (more...)

The Regional Premiere of JERSEY BOYS Set to Close the Ogunquit Playhouse 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2018

The multi-Tony Award-winning, international sensation that took Broadway and the world by storm, makes its Northeast regional premiere at the Ogunquit Playhouse September 5 to October 28. Jersey Boys takes audiences on an exhilarating journey behind the music of mega-stars Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. Follow the incredible story of four guys bound by one dream, who worked their way from the streets of New Jersey to the heights of stardom. Audiences around the world have gone wild over the electrifying performances of the golden greats that took these hometown boys all the way to the top of the charts: "Sherry," "Big Girls Don't Cry," "Can't Take My Eyes Off You," "Dawn," "My Eyes Adored You," and many more. You're sure to leave exclaiming, "Oh, What a Night!" (more...)

Signature Theatre Announces Cast and Creative Team for GIRLFRIEND
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2018

Signature Theatre is proud to announce the full cast and creative team for the DC premiere of Girlfriend. Directed and choreographed by Signature Theatre Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Signature's Crazy for You, Jelly's Last Jam), this coming of age musical features a book by Todd Almondand featuring the music and lyrics of Matthew Sweet. (more...)

Photo Flash: Travel 20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA With Outcry Youth Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2018

The classic 1870 Jules Verne novel, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, has inspired a new adaptation by local Outcry Theatre founders, Jason and Becca Johnson-Spinos. The duo, who will also be directing its premiere with a youth cast, have created a brand new adaptation that reimagines the brilliant and strong-minded Professor Aronnax, the protagonist of the story, as a female character.     Aronnax joins an expedition to capture and kill a sea monster terrorizing the seas. She soon learns that the creature is actually an ingenious underwater vessel, the Nautilus, built and captained by the mysterious Captain Nemo. What Aronnax experiences on the Nautilus will open her eyes to a world she could hardly have imagined. (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...)

PANIC! Productions Hires A Winning Team To Direct Musical NEXT TO NORMAL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2018

Panic! Productions announce the directing team in charge of the multi-award and Pulitzer Prize winning musical "NEXT TO NORMAL." They have a dynamic duo at the helm with musical director Jan Roper and production director Corey Lynn Howe. These two theatre pros will direct the cast with graceful handling of its dark and complex subject matter. The show will open June 2nd, at Hillcrest Center For The Arts. Tickets and information available at: www.panicproductions.org (more...)

Writers Announced For 2018 Johnny Mercer Writers Colony At Goodspeed
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

In what has become an annual ritual, a total of 36 established and emerging composers, lyricists, and librettists will converge on the Goodspeed campus from mid-January through mid-February 2018 to participate in the Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Colony at Goodspeed Musicals. The writing teams, representing 18 new musicals, will populate the campus, creating a truly exciting environment for discovery and inspiration. (more...)

Dolly Parton's Tony Award-Nominated 9 TO 5 Comes to Los Altos Hills
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

Multi-award winning Foothill Music Theatre presents 9 to 5 The Musical, featuring eight-time Grammy Award winner Dolly Parton's Grammy and Tony Award-nominated, country, gospel, and pop music-infused score. (more...)

Photo Flash: Outcry Youth Theatre presents TREASURE ISLAND
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

Outcry Youth Theatre brings Robert Louis Stevenson's classic adventure, TREASURE ISLAND, to new audiences in this stage adaptation by Ken Ludwig. At the center of this stunning yarn of piracy on the tropical seas are Jim Hawkins, a 14-year-old boy who longs for adventure, and the infamous Long John Silver, who is a complex study of good and evil, perhaps the most famous hero-villain of all time. (more...)

Kendra Kassebaum to Lead 5th Avenue Theatre's New Production of MAMMA MIA!, Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

Rehearsals begin today for The 5th Avenue Theatre's new production of Mamma Mia!, the celebrated musical that features the music of global pop sensation ABBA. The 5th Avenue Theatre is the first producing theater company in the Pacific Northwest to be granted the rights to create its own refreshed version of the show, which toured the world for nearly 20 years. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 2, 2018
by - Jan 2, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 2 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

THE YOUNG COMPANY WINTER FESTIVAL Takes the Stage at Greater Boston Stage Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2018

The Winter Festival, performed by actors in grades 1-12, is the culmination of 8 weeks of rehearsals by the students and their professional directors, music directors, choreographers, stage managers, and design team. The Young Company Winter Festival includes 4 fully-staged productions: family-friendly musical Phantom Tollbooth Jr. follows Milo on an unforgettable mission to save Rhyme and Reason in the Kingdom of Wisdom. In the fantastical Seussical, all of your favorite Dr. Seuss characters come to life, and in the Disney Classic, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Quasimodo escapes his bell tower and experiences freedom and adventure. Lastly, in the dark comedy Bat Boy: The Musical, Edgar, a half boy/half bat creature, joins a local family and learns to embrace his human half. (more...)

Aspire PAC Presents HEATHERS The Musical (HS Edition)
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2018

Aspire Performing Arts Company is gearing up to present Heathers the Musical (High School Edition), now in its final weeks of rehearsals. The production takes place Thursday, January 25 through Saturday, January 27, 2018 at George Washington Middle School in Wayne, NJ. (more...)

3-D Theatricals presents MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

The untold tale of four rock n' roll pioneers and takes center stage when the hit Broadway musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET returns to Southern California... courtesy of 3-D Theatricals (3DT), one of Los Angeles' and Orange County's most critically acclaimed musical theatre production companies. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 1, 2018
by - Jan 1, 2018

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

Arcola Theatre and Stepping Out Theatre Present GREAT APES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2018

Great Apes is a new play by Patrick Marmion directed by RSC and Donmar actor Oscar Pearce (Wolf Hall, Real Thing), based on the novel by Will Self. It is a raucous, surreal modern satire that mixes Self's famously rich language with subtle simian movement and vocalisations to create a theatrical 'Planet of the Apes' crossed with 'Gulliver's Travels'. With set and costume design by Sarah Beaton, movement by Jonnie Riordan, lighting by Matt Haskins and sound by Dan Balfour. (more...)

Casting Announced for THE COUNTRY WIFE at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

Co-Artistic Directors of Morphic Graffiti, Luke Fredericks and Stewart Charlesworth, today announce casting of the 'Bright Young Things' for their new adaptation of William Wycherley's restoration comedy The Country Wife. Luke Fredericks directs EastEnders' Eddie Eyre as Harry Horner, Call the Midwife's Leo Staar (Harcourt), West End stars Siubhan Harrison (Alithea) and Nancy Sullivan (Margery Pinchwife) with Daniel Cane (Sparkish), Mabel Clements (Lucy/ Dainty Fidget) and Joshua Hill (Dorilant) completing the company. Thrust into the excesses and seductions of late 1920s London: a city exploding with a heavy mix of jazz, gin and scandalous affairs the production, opens at Southwark Playhouse on 4 April, with previews from 28 March, and runs until 21 April. Full casting still to be announced. (more...)

Broadway, Hollywood Veterans Join Nexus Musical Theatre Camp
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2018

Josh Bergasse and Dave Clemmons will join the award-winning musical theater faculty at Texas State University to conduct master classes for Nexus, a two-week intensive college prep summer camp designed for high school students. (more...)

Cast Announced For The World Premiere Of GREAT APES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

Casting has been announced for the World Premiere of Great Apes from the novel by Will Self; reimagined for the stage by Patrick Marmion. Great Apes is a new play by Patrick Marmion directed by RSC and Donmar actor Oscar Pearce (Wolf Hall, Real Thing), based on the novel by Will Self opening at the Arcola Theatre on Monday 19th March. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards - Round 2! AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Leads Best Tour!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Diversionary Theatre presents IN THE VA VA VOOM ROOM
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017

He's back! Award-winning choreographer Michael Mizerany returns to Diversionary Theatre with the next installment of IN THE VA VA VOOM ROOM. This year promises to be just as popular, and due to limited performances tickets are expected to sell out quickly. (more...)

BWW Review: URINETOWN, Bad Title, Fun Show, Flushed With Success @ Blank Canvas  
by Roy Berko - Dec 6, 2017

'Urinetown: The Musical' opened on Broadway in 2001, but its path from lyricist Greg Kotis traveling Europe, encountering a pay toilet, getting an idea for a story, joining with Mark Hollman, writing the lyrics together, Hollman writing the music, previewing the show at the New York's Fringe Festival, and getting it on Broadway, was filled with pitfalls. Mainly, producers were turned off by the title. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Griffin Theatre Company's VIOLET
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

Griffin Theatre Company launches its 30th anniversary season with a revival of the Tony-nominated musical VIOLET, with book and lyrics by Brian Crawley (A Little Princess), music by Jeanine Tesori (Fun Home, Caroline, or Change), direction by Scott Weinstein (Ragtime, Bat Boy: The Musical) and music direction by John Cockerill (Bonnie & Clyde). VIOLET runs now through January 13, 2018 at The Den Theatre's Upstairs Mainstage, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 31, 2017
by - Dec 31, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 31 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 30, 2017
by - Dec 30, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 30 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 12/30/2017
by - Dec 30, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 12/30/2017. (more...)


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BWW's On This Day - December 27, 2017
by - Dec 27, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 27 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards; Just One Week Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Cast and Creative Announced for Lyric Stage's ROAD SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2017

On his continuing journey through the works of Stephen Sondheim, director Spiro Veloudos brings us Sondheim's latest work,Road Show, the true boom-and-bust story of two of the most colorful and outrageous fortune-seekers in American history. From the Alaskan Gold Rush to the Florida real estate boom in the 1930s, entrepreneur Addison Mizner and his fast-talking brother Wilson were proof positive that the road to the American Dream is often a seductive, treacherous tightrope walk. (more...)

North Texas Performing Arts Has Auditions Coming Up For All Ages
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2017

There's something for everyone in North Texas Performing Arts' January auditions! Check out the listings and sign up for an audition slot today! (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards; AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Leads Best Touring Production!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Unicorn Theatre Presents VIETGONE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2018

Award-winning pioneer playwright Qui Nguyen brilliantly chronicles the love story of his parents' meeting in an Arkansas refugee center after fleeing Vietnam after the fall of Saigon in 1975. It's a buddy story, an all-American romance, and a motorcycle road-trip adventure that reexamines how we think about the heroes and victims of the Vietnam War. Vietgone skips through time and roams the globe with snarky humor, hip-hop, and lots of sex. It's one ironic, foul-mouthed, bad-ass new play. (more...)

4th Wall Theatre Co to Stage the Regional Premiere of SHAKESPEARE IN VEGAS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2018

4th Wall Theatre Company's 2017 - 2018 season wraps up with the regional premiere of Suzanne Bradbeer's hilarious comedy, Shakespeare in Vegas May 17 - June 9, 2018, at Studio 101, Spring Street Studios, 1824 Spring Street, Houston, TX 77007. 4th Wall offered a staged reading of the play during its 2017 "4th Wall Reads: Women's Voices" series. 4th Wall audiences will remember Bradbeer's work from the 2014 production of her political drama, The God Game. (more...)

THE LIGHTNING THIEF: The Percy Jackson Musical National Tour Will Launch In Chicago January 2019
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL, an 'electrifying' (Newsday) musical adaption of the New York Times best-selling novel written by Rick Riordan, will launch its national tour in Chicago in January 2019 before heading across the country, with engagements announced in Seattle, Detroit, Charlotte, San Antonio and more. Additional tour cities and casting will be announced at a later date. (more...)

Writers Talk Diversity in Free 'Staging Our Stories' Panel
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

In celebration of Immigrant Heritage Week, the Immigrant Arts Coalition and Dramatists Guild of America, in collaboration with the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) will present Staging Our Stories, an interactive panel discussion with playwrights, composers, and lyricists on heritage and diversity in theatre. An official partner with the Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs, this free event will take place on Friday, April 20th, 1pm in the Dramatists Guild of America's Mary Rodgers Room. (more...)

OFF BROADWAY ALLIANCE Hosts Seminar On Touring, Licensing 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2018

The Off Broadway Alliance, the organization of Off Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing firms, will hold the next event in its Seminars series focused on the Off Broadway Producing Process on Saturday April 28th 2018.  (more...)

The Directors Company Seeks Submissions For microMUSICALS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2018

The Directors Studio, an arm of The Directors Company, announces New Performances in their UpClose! Series, which encourages the presentation of original small-scale musicals. This new series welcomes innovative material that challenges the status quo in both subject matter and execution. (more...)

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