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BETRAYAL originally premiered at London's National Theatre in 1978 and was immediately hailed as one of Pinter's masterworks, winning the 1979 Olivier Award for Best New Play. Emma is married to Robert, a publisher, but she has long had an affair with Jerry, a literary agent and Robert's best friend; as, in a brilliant device, time is regained, so the full complexity of their relationships comes to light.



BWW Exclusive: Exploring the Best of New York's Free, Outdoor Summer Shakespeare
by Jose SolŪs - Jun 30, 2018

Waiting in line under the sun in hopes of landing a theatre ticket is no one's idea of fun, but for over 60 years people have been doing just that as they lounge in Central Park hoping to see performers like Anne Hathaway, Audra McDonald or Meryl Streep in one of the Public Theatre's Shakespeare in the Park productions. This year, they've recently closed Othello, directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson, and a musical version of Twelfth Night with music and lyrics by Shaina Taub will play the Delacorte from July 17 to August 19. (more...)

Parsol Arts Presents CARMEN, THE TANGO
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2018

Parasol Arts is thrilled to present Carmen, The Tango, Directed by Parasol Arts Creative Director Lorita Travaglia. Performances will be at the Lone Tree Arts Center at 10075 Commons St. Lone Tree, CO 80124. Performances are Sunday, September 16, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m (more...)

BWW Previews: Read a Special Excerpt from RAINY DAY FRIENDS by Jill Shalvis!
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Jun 28, 2018

Last year, BroadwayWorld treated readers to a special excerpt of LOST AND FOUND SISTERS, the first book in the new series Wildstone from New York Times Best Selling Author Jill Shalvis. Last month, we brought you a sneak peek at recently released novella THE GOOD LUCK SISTER. Today, we're giving you yet ANOTHER treat: A first look at RAINY DAY FRIENDS, the brand-new book in the Wildstone series. The book debuted June 19th from William Morrow // HarperCollins, and the publisher was nice enough to treat BroadwayWorld readers to another special excerpt! (more...)

Broadway In Chicago Announces 1776 Half-Price Tickets
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2018

Broadway In Chicago is delighted to announce that the pre-Broadway engagement of THE CHER SHOW, the Chicago premiere of HEARTBREAK HOTEL, prequel to Million Dollar Quartet, WAITRESS and THE COLOR PURPLE will make 1776 half-price tickets available through the League of Chicago Theatres' Hot Tix program through July 8, 2018. (more...)

TheatreZone Announces Six Musicals For Its 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2018

TheatreZone, a professional Equity theatre led by veterans of Broadway and Off-Broadway, announces the six musicals it will present during its 2018-19 season, which starts in October 2018.   (more...)

Alyson Hannigan Joins WGN's Upcoming Mennonite Crime Drama PURE
by TV News Desk - Jun 27, 2018

WGN America announced today that Alyson Hannigan (¬ďHow I Met Your Mother,¬Ē American Pie, ¬ďBuffy the Vampire Slayer¬Ē) will be joining the cast as a recurring guest star on the second season of the Mennonite crime drama, ¬ďPure.¬Ē She will play ¬ďEsther Dunkel,¬Ē a lapsed Mennonite who is nobody's fool and has been helping her lawyer-boyfriend funnel a fortune in cartel cash through a local bank. When the cops start closing in on the ever-resourceful Esther, she has no other option but to engineer her own escape. (more...)

BWW Review: Stephen Rea is Chillingly Understated in David Ireland's CYPRUS AVENUE
by Michael Dale - Jun 27, 2018

On the surface, the plot of CYPRUS AVENUE is just a little too weird to take seriously, and that's one of the strengths of David Ireland's creepy drama, as director Vicky Featherstone, Artistic Director of London's Royal Court, seamlessly transitions the piece from cerebral exploration to dark comedy to a sickeningly violent ending. (more...)

Lauren Weedman Returns To ACT Theatre This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2018

ACT Theatre welcomes back award-winning comedian and playwright Lauren Weedman in her newest show, Lauren Weedman Doesn't Live Here Anymore. Known for her roles in HBO's Looking, The Daily Show, Arrested Development, and Seattle's Almost Live! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE ROOMMATE at Steppenwolf
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018

Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents the Chicago premiere production of The Roommate by Jen Silverman, directed by Tony Award Winner Phylicia Rashad. A unique story that expresses how early-life choices can lead to mid-life challenges and the humorous, touching and unexpected rewards of bridging the divide, the Steppenwolf production will feature ensemble members Ora Jones as Robyn and Sandra Marquez as Sharon. Get a first look below! (more...)

New Jersey Repertory Company Presents FERN HILL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018

New Jersey Repertory Company, located at 179 Broadway in Long Branch, is proud to present the premiere of Fern Hill by Michael Tucker (L.A. Law, Radio Days), from August 9 through September 9, 2018. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Cape Playhouse Presents SYLVIA By A.R. Gurney
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018

The Cape Playhouse very proudly presents, Sylvia, the acclaimed comedy by two-time Pulitzer Prize-nominee A.R. Gurney. Starring Playhouse favorite Jennifer Cody, Michele Pawk, John Dossett, and Stephen Derosa, and directed by Matt Lenz, Sylvia runs June 26-July 7, 2018. (more...)

The Jamie Lloyd Company Announces Further Casting for PINTER AT THE PINTER
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2018

Keith Allen, Phil Davis, Paapa Essiedu, Rupert Graves, Gary Kemp, John Simm and Maggie Steed have joined the extraordinary company of Pinter at the Pinter, the unprecedented season featuring all twenty of Harold Pinter's one-act plays, running from September 2018 to February 2019, to mark the tenth anniversary of the Nobel Prize winner's death. The plays are directed by Jamie Lloyd, Patrick Marber, Ed Stambollouian, Lyndsey Turner and Lia Williams, with design by Soutra Gilmour, lighting design by Jon Clark and Richard Howell, and sound and music by George Dennis and Ben & Max Ringham. Further casting to be announced. (more...)

Broadway Goes Prehistoric! How Many of These Stage Stars Did You Spot in JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM?
by Stephanie Wild - Jun 23, 2018

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom has hit cinemas across the United States yesterday, June 22, 2018. The Broadway League put together a list of all of the Broadway stars that can be spotted in the film. Be sure to look out for them if you see the movie! (more...)

The Musical CHESS Opens This July At Lakewood Theatre Compan
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2018

???????Lakewood Theatre Company opens its 66th season with international intrigue, super-power politics and romance in the musical rock opera Chess. The show begins July 6 and continuing through August 12, 2018 on the Headlee Mainstage at Lakewood Center for the Arts, 368 S. State Street in Lake Oswego.  (more...)

Bubble Bubble Toil And Trouble: 7th Annual New Works Festival From 3 Girls Theater Company Takes Over Z Below For Eleven Days
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2018

3 Girls Theater Company presents the 2018 edition of its New Works Festival, this year taking place at Z Below in the Mission District. Now in its 7thyear, this year's festival is designed around the theme of "Bubble, bubble, toil and trouble," a line lifted from Shakespeare's MacBeth where three witches acting as prophets not only foretell the future, but then apply all their natural talents, inclinations and cooking skills to make it happen before serving it all up as a nice meal at their new pop-up, Burnham Wood and Dunsinane. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for ZOE Starring Ewan McGregor and Lea Seydoux
by TV News Desk - Jun 22, 2018

ZOE tells a haunting tale of forbidden love between a robotic engineer and a synthetic robot. ZOE (Léa Seydoux) and COLE (Ewan McGregor) are colleagues and veiled lovers at Relationist Labs, a cutting-edge research lab committed to designing powerful technology to improve and perfect romantic relationships. However, their relationship is threatened when Zoe discovers a harsh truth about their relationship, sending them into a tumultuous spiral of confusion, Betrayal and the most intense of human emotions, love. (more...)

Step Out Of The Ordinary And Into The Carlisle Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

Today one of the UK's friendliest cities unveiled the third edition of one of the UK's fastest growing cultural festivals, Carlisle Fringe, which takes place from 24th August to 2nd September. (more...)

Little Theatre Of Manchester Announces 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

The Little Theatre of Manchester (LTM) announced today its 2019 season. Beginning in February, LTM will produce five popular titles: Ken Ludwig's THE GAME'S AFOOT, a murderously funny mystery; the Tony and Grammy award-winning musical sensation DREAMGIRLS; the searing Tony award-winning drama THE NORMAL HEART; and THE DIXIE SWIM CLUB, a hilarious and touching comedy about friendships. The final title is international sensation MAMMA MIA!, the smash hit musical based on the songs of ABBA. (more...)

THE ROOMMATE Directed By Tony Winner Phylicia Rashad Begins Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents the Chicago premiere production of The Roommate by Jen Silverman, directed by Tony Award Winner Phylicia Rashad. A unique story that expresses how early-life choices can lead to mid-life challenges and the humorous, touching and unexpected rewards of bridging the divide, the Steppenwolf production will feature ensemble members Ora Jones as Robyn and Sandra Marquez as Sharon. (more...)

Sundance Now's Gripping New International Thriller NEXT OF KIN Makes U.S. Debut on Premium Streaming Service
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

Sundance Now, AMC Networks' premium video streaming service announced today that it will launch 'Next Of Kin,' a gripping and timely international thriller, today, June 21st. All episodes of the six-part drama, shown for the first time in the US, star Primetime Emmy(R) Award winner and Golden Globe nominee Archie Panjabi (The Good Wife) and Jack Davenport (Pirates of the Caribbean, White Famous) and will be available to binge at once. (more...)

VIDEO: Trailer Released for Sundance Now's NEXT OF KIN Making Its U.S. Debut on Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

VIDEO: Trailer Released for Sundance Now's 'Next of Kin,' Making Its U.S. Debut on 6/21 (more...)

Review Roundup: Richard III Goes to High School in TEENAGE DICK
by Review Roundups - Jun 21, 2018

Ma-Yi Theater Company, in association with The Public Theater, present the world premiere play by Mike Lew, now playing through Sunday, July 29, 2018. TEENAGE DICK, which follows Ma-Yi's phenomenal success with the critically acclaimed KPOP, winner of three 2018 Lucille Lortel Awards, is choreographed by Jennifer Weber (KPOP), directed by Tony Award nominee Moritz von Stuelpnagel (Hand to God, Present Laughter), and stars Tiffany Villarin (House Rules) and Gregg Mozgala (Light Shining). It runs Off-Broadway at The Public Theater (425 Lafayette St). (more...)

CAPTAIN BLOOD-THE PIRATE MELODRAMA Comes to Pocket Sandwich Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

Opening on June 28 and running Thursday through Sunday evenings is 'Captain Blood-The Melodrama' by Joe Dickinson, another one of our infamous popcorn-tossing melodramas, directed by Michael Speck. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Milwaukee, WI - Week of 6/20/2018
by BWW - Jun 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/20/2018 for Milwaukee, WI (more...)

Laguna Playhouse Presents First Show Of Its 98th Season MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

There'll be a whole lotta shakin' going on as LAGUNA PLAYHOUSE is thrilled to present the first show in its 98thseason, the Tony nominated Broadway musical, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, produced by Gershwin Entertainment, book by Colin Escott & Floyd Mutrux, original concept and direction by Floyd Mutrux, musical direction by Jon Rossi and directed by Tim Seib. (more...)

BWW Review: Pinter Plus Shakespeare Equals AN EVENING OF BETRAYAL
by Ellen Dostal - Jun 19, 2018

As its inaugural production, new classical theatre company The 6th Act, led by co-artistic directors Matthew Leavitt and Liza Seneca, presents two playwrights united by a common theme in AN EVENING OF Betrayal. Act One is Harold Pinter's Betrayal, which tells its story of marital infidelity from end to beginning, and a condensed version of William Shakespeare's OTHELLO, also told in reverse, makes up Act Two (more...)

Odyssey Opera Announces 2018-19 Season: Tribute To Charles Gounod And Operas Inspired By The Helen Of Troy Legend
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

Following Odyssey Opera's 2017-18 season dedicated to works inspired by Joan of Arc, Artistic and General Director Gil Rose today announced the company's 2018-19 season: a two-part journey with the first memorializing the 200th anniversary of French composer Charles Gounod's birth (as well as the 125th death anniversary), and the second inspired by one of the most enigmatic figures in ancient history, Helen of Troy. Celebrating its sixth season as one of the nation's most innovative opera companies, Odyssey Opera will present one U.S. premiere, four Boston premieres, three fully-staged productions, and two concert operas. (Please scroll down for complete details.) (more...)

VIDEO: Trailer Released for Sundance Now's NEXT OF KIN Making Its U.S. Debut on 6/21
by Stage Tube - Jun 18, 2018

VIDEO: Trailer Released for Sundance Now's 'Next of Kin,' Making Its U.S. Debut on 6/21 (more...)

Author's Book Series Ripped from the Headlines
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2018

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Photo Flash: First Look at the Cast of KNIGHTS OF THE ROSE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

KNIGHTS OF THE ROSE is a classic rock musical of Shakespearean proportions. Featuring the ultimate playlist including legendary ballads and timeless anthems from Bon Jovi, Muse, Meat Loaf, Bonnie Tyler, No Doubt and many more. (more...)

Headlong Announces Full Casting For Penny Skinner's MEEK
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

Amy Hodge directs Scarlett Brookes, Shvorne Marks and Amanda Wright in Penelope Skinner's elegantly mysterious new play Meek, an unflinching vision which examines state control and self-control in an unknown theocratic society. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Laguna Playhouse's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

There'll be a whole lotta shakin' going on as Laguna Playhouse is thrilled to present the first show in its 98thseason, the Tony nominated Broadway musical, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, produced by Gershwin Entertainment, book by Colin Escott & Floyd Mutrux, original concept and direction by Floyd Mutrux, musical direction by Jon Rossi and directed by Tim Seib. Executive Director Ellen Richard comments, 'What a way to start our 98thseason with a musical inspired by the electrifying true story of four legends in the same recording studio on one magical night.' Adds Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham, 'With our friends from Gershwin Entertainment, our subscribers and audiences are going to rock the night away with this amazing cast, amazing songs and we hope we can keep the roof from blowing off the Playhouse with this spectacular summertime musical event!' (more...)

Word For Word Celebrates 25th Anniversary With Stories By Tobias Wolff and George Saunders
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

Word for Word celebrates this 25th season with a rare production "Anniversary! Stories by Tobias Wolff and George Saunders" featuring Wolff's "Deep Kiss" and Saunders' "Victory Lap," works by two of the companies favorite authors, directed by Joel Mullennix and Delia MacDougall. "Anniversary! Stories by Tobias Wolff and George Saunders" opens with a press night Saturday August 11, 8pm (Preview Aug 8, 9 & 10) running through September 2 at Z Space Main Stage in San Francisco's Mission/SOMA district. Tobias Wolff and George Saunders are brilliant performers in the short story form, and the company feels lucky to be staging their stories for its 25th Anniversary. Over the past quarter century, Word for Word has had the pleasure and the honor to work with some of the best writers of all time. (more...)

LOCKED UP Opens This Week At The Tristan Bates Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

Bear In The Air productions presents the premiere of LOCKED UP, a dark, wryly humorous and scarily relevant new play. Runs from today 10th - Saturday 28th July at the Tristan Bates Theatre. (more...)

Stephen Adly Gurigis' THE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT to Play SUNY Fredonia
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

Co-Producers Fayna Sanchez and Tony Gatto team up again to announce the official east-coast premiere of their long- running hit show and award winning BEST OF 2017 LA FRINGE production of The Mother*#@&er With The Hat (more...)

Secret Betrayal - How to Heal Female Rivalries
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2018

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Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think Of AIN'T TOO PROUD at the Kennedy Center?
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2018

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents the Berkeley Repertory Theatre production of Ain't Too Proud The Life and Times of The Temptations in its pre-Broadway engagement. (more...)

Photo Flash: Get A First Look At AIN'T TOO PROUD at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2018

The Berkeley Repertory Theatre production of Ain't Too Proud-The Life and Times of The Temptations is now on stage at the The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts! We have a first look at all new production photos below! (more...)

Dandelion Productions Announce the Return of Connecticut Free Shakespeare
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2018

Dandelion Productions is proud to announce the return of Connecticut Free Shakespeare to the outdoor stages of Connecticut's summer theater programming.  This year, CFS stages a re-telling of William Shakespeare's The Tempest for four performances only from Thursday July 19 through Sunday July 22 at 6:30 PM on the grounds of the University of Bridgeport, on the patio of the Arnold Bernhard Arts & Humanities Center, 84 Iranistan Ave. On Friday evening, immediately following the performance there will be a special question and answer (Q&A) program with the cast and staff. Admission to all showings is free, but a donation of $10 per person would fund future programming and be greatly appreciated. Patrons are encouraged to come early and bring a picnic! Seating will open at 5:30pm for those who choose to arrive early.  Please bring your own blankets, lawn chairs, and picnics. Note: To respect our guests on blankets, our house management staff will ask patrons in lawn chairs to set up behind a blanket area in the front of the house. In the event of rain, covered seating is limited. The production is adapted and directed by Dandelion Artistic Director, Ellen Lieberman and is appropriate for all ages. For more information: www.ctfreeshakespeare.org or info@dandelionproductions.org. (more...)

American Vicarious Presents the World Premiere of PUSHKIN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2018

The american vicarious will present the world premiere of Jonathan Leaf's Pushkin. This limited Off-Broadway engagement will begin performances on July 25th and continue through August 25th only, at at The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture (18 Bleecker Street). Opening Night is scheduled  for August 5th. The performance runs 90 minutes with no intermission. (more...)

Head Trick Presents MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2018

"Sigh no more, ladies"¬ÖSparring lovers Beatrice and Benedick are tricked into falling for each other in Shakespeare's classic battle of wits, set against the backdrop of a darker story of romantic Betrayal and prejudice. The return of the soldiers from war heralds two things: the resumption of a less life-and-death "merry war" between the witty Benedick and her equally witty ex Beatrice, and a fairytale engagement between Claudio and Hero. What better way to pass the time before the wedding than by setting their old friends up? Sometimes even very clever people will believe anything they hear¬Ö (more...)

She L.A. Arts Festival Approaches Opening
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

Since its launch in 2015, the renowned She NYC Arts has produced 21 full-length shows from women playwrights, earning praise for its commitment to discovering and cultivating some of the best up-and-coming talent in the theatre world through its open submissions festival. (more...)

BWW Review: GODSPELL is a Rock Musical with Spirit at Virginia Samford Theatre
by David Edward Perry - Jul 13, 2018

'Godspell' is a rock and roll expression of the story of Jesus's adult years without thumping a Bible over your head. If religion is Kryptonite to you, don't worry. This is rocking musical theater not a Pentecostal sermon. The touching music of the show highlights love, obtaining inner peace, embracing who you are. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch the All-New Trailer for MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS Starring Saoirse Ronan & Margot Robbie
by TV News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

'Mary Queen of Scots' explores the turbulent life of the charismatic Mary Stuart (Ronan). Queen of France at 16 and widowed at 18, Mary defies pressure to remarry. Instead, she returns to her native Scotland to reclaim her rightful throne. But Scotland and England fall under the rule of the compelling Elizabeth I (Robbie). Each young Queen beholds her ¬ďsister¬Ē in fear and fascination. Rivals in power and in love, and female regents in a masculine world, the two must decide how to play the game of marriage versus independence. Determined to rule as much more than a figurehead, Mary asserts her claim to the English throne, threatening Elizabeth's sovereignty. Betrayal, rebellion, and conspiracies within each court imperil both thrones ¬Ė and change the course of history. (more...)

The Point Youth Theatre Presents THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

This summer The Point Youth Theatre presents The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Neil Duffield. (more...)

Investigation Discovery Announces 2018 Summer Slate
by TV News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

Investigation Discovery (ID), America's leading mystery and suspense network, announced today the premiere of four all-new series and the return of five fan-favorites to heat up the summer true-crime obsession. The number one cable network for women, ID's captivating mid-summer programing slate starts by diving into DARK WATERS: MURDER IN THE DEEP (Tuesday, July 31 at 10/9c), a thrilling new series that takes viewers deep into the world of murder on the water. Next up on ID's summer schedule is SOMEONE YOU THOUGHT YOU KNEW (Thursday, August 2 at 10/9c), featuring true stories of those closest to you hiding dark secrets that end with a killer you'd never expect. (more...)

Adam Shapiro and Scandal's Katie Lowes Will Join the Cast of WAITRESS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

We're getting some fresh faces in the diner! Katie Lowes ('Scandal') and actor/director Adam Shapiro (Steve Jobs) will join the company of Waitress on July 17 in the roles of Dawn and Ogie, respectively. This real-life married couple will both make their Broadway debuts in the show, and will get to fall in love with each other again eight times a week on stage. Waitress currently stars Katharine McPhee as Jenna, and Erich Bergen as Dr. Pomatter. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch WAITRESS' New Stars, Katie Lowes & Adam Shapiro, Duet!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

As the duo prepares for their Broadway debut, we're bringing you a sneak peek of thier vocal chops! Watch below as they join forces for a comical 'White Christmas' and as Katie sings a Cabaret anthem! (more...)

Investigation Discovery Sets Sinister Summer Lineup with Four All-New Series and Five Returning Favorites
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

Investigation Discovery Sets Sinister Summer Lineup with Four All-New Series and Five Returning Favorites (more...)

She L.A. Arts Launches With July Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2018

Since its launch in 2015, the renowned She NYC Arts has produced 21 full-length shows from women playwrights, earning praise for its commitment to discovering and cultivating some of the best up-and-coming talent in the theatre world through its open submissions festival. (more...)

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