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229 W. 42nd St.

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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 Review: ANNA IN THE TROPICS at Blackfriars Theatre
by Colin Fleming-Stumpf - Sep 9, 2018

An exotic, transporting production. (more...)

Lantern Theater Company Presents The Philadelphia Premiere Of HAPGOOD By Tom Stoppard
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2018

Lantern Theater Company kicks off its 2018/19 season with the regional premiere of Hapgood by Tom Stoppard. Longtime Lantern artistic collaborator Peter DeLaurier will direct a cast that includes McKenna Kerrigan as MI5 spymaster Elizabeth Hapgood, with Damon Bonetti, Kirk Wendell Brown, Trevor William Fayle, Christopher Patrick Mullen, Adam Phelan, David Pica, William Zielinski, and young actors Charles LaMonaca and Will Zielinski, who will share the role of Hapgood's son Joe. Theater critics and members of the press are invited to request tickets for opening night on Wednesday, September 12 at 7 p.m. by contacting Anne Shuff at Performances run Thursday, September 6 through Sunday, October 14, 2018; a full schedule of performances and related special events is included in the fact sheet below. (more...)

League of Chicago Theatres Announces ¬"Theatre Thursday¬" Event Series for 2018-2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

The League of Chicago Theatres announces the Theatre Thursday event line-up for the 2018-2019 Chicago theatre season, featuring one World Premiere per month. The Theatre Thursday events include works created and performed by a diverse range of playwrights and artists at theatres located across the Chicagoland area. Additional information for each event is below and ticketing details will be available online at (more...)

Filmmaker Danae Grandison Finds Her Voice At World Premiere Of ¬"Unspoken¬" At 22nd Annual Urbanworld Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

Jamaican-born, New York-based director Danae Grandison's short film 'Unspoken' was named an official sectional in the Narrative Shorts Category at the 22nd Urbanworld Film Festival (, an annual showcase of diverse culture and sensibility. The film will have its world premiere as part of the Shorts Program 4 on Saturday, September 22 at 12:30 PM at the AMC Empire (234 W. 42nd Street) - Theater 13. The screening will be followed by a short Q&A session with film's director and actors. (more...)

Batten Down The Hatches for Reimagined TREASURE ISLAND at Dallas Children's Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

Set sail on one of the biggest adventures ever taken by Dallas Children's Theater (DCT) with the bold world premiere of TREASURE ISLAND Reimagined! Friendship, Betrayal, and adventure are front and center as audiences find themselves shoulder to shoulder with ghastly pirates in this immersive adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale. DCT opens its 35th anniversary season with TREASURE ISLAND Reimagined!, at the Rosewood Center for Family Arts from September 23 - October 21, 2018. (more...)

UMKC Theatre Announces 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

Known for high-quality productions and successful collaborations with Kansas City and nationwide theatre companies and ranked by Hollywood Reporter as having the #17 best graduate acting program in the English-speaking world as well as being selected one of the top ten Costume Design and Technology programs in the country, UMKC Theatre announces its 2018-19 season. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

Mile Square Theatre continues its 2018 season with Christopher Durang's hilarious comedy about love, life and family, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Durang drops a mixed bag of Chekhovian characters in contemporary Bucks County in this comic tour-de-force. (more...)

Ashland New Plays Festival Announces Fall Festival Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

Ashland New Plays Festival today announced the schedule for its 27th annual Fall Festival, which takes place October 17-21, 2018, at the Unitarian Center, 87 4th Street in Ashland. (more...)

VIDEO: Inside Opening Night of AIN'T TOO PROUD at the Ahmanson Theatre
by Stage Tube - Sep 4, 2018

The Broadway-bound production of the new bio-musical, Ain't Too Proud, recently celebrated its opening night at L.A.'s Ahmanson Theatre! Check out all the action from inside opening night below! (more...)

FREEFALL FROSTBITE Showcases Music At Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

JFix Productions and Choreography presents music from the new musical, Freefall Frostbite, a show that had a successful Off-Broadway run last October at Theatre 80 at St Marks. The show will take place at Feinstein's/54 Below on October 16th at 9:30PM. Tickets can be purchased at the 54 Below website. (more...)

New Titles Coming to Amazon Prime Video and Prime Video Channels October 2018
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

New Titles Coming to Amazon Prime Video and Prime Video Channels October 2018 (more...)

Breaking: Annette Bening and Tracy Letts to Star in ALL MY SONS on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Roundabout Theatre Company announces a new Broadway production of Arthur Miller's All My Sons starring Golden Globe winner and Academy, Tony & Emmy nominee Annette Bening as "Kate Keller" and Tony Award winner Tracy Letts as "Joe Keller," directed by Tony Award winner Gregory Mosher. (more...)

HONOLULU HEAT Slated For Release In October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Husband-and-wife novelists Rosemary and Larry Mild unveil their sensational new suspense novel with the release of Honolulu Heat, Between the Mountains and the Great Sea (ISBN 978-0-9905472-3-5, Trade Paper and e-Book, 298 pages, $14.95). (more...)

BWW Review: Color and Light Theatre Ensemble's LIZZIE is Rage Rock at its Finest
by Ellen Dostal - Sep 18, 2018

How much rage would a person need to feel to kill two people with 29 whacks of an axe? The short answer is, a lot. That's the number Andrew Borden and his second wife Abby actually sustained in 1892 - not the 81 immortalized in this haunting nursery rhyme. (more...)

Griot Theatre's OTHELLO Returns This Week!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Since co-founding Griot Theatre, Artistic Director Malik B. El-Amin has pushed the company's mission, finding not just roles but entire productions that could feature female artists, artists of color and artists with physical disabilities and using what some would call creative casting as an opportunity to redefine the classics and local theatre in general. (more...)

AN INSPECTOR CALLS At The Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Winner of 19 major accolades, including multiple Tony, Olivier and Drama Desk Awards, Stephen Daldry's (Billy Elliot, The Crown) multi award-winning production of J.B. Priestley's classic thriller An Inspector Calls will kick off a four-city U.S. tour at Shakespeare Theatre Company from November 20 through December 23, 2018. (more...)

Highwood's 16th Season Launches With THE GLASS MENAGERIE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Launching its boldest and biggest season yet, The Highwood Theatre is excited to present an all-student production of Tennessee Williams' classic, The Glass Menagerie, to be performed September 28 through October 7 on Highwood's black box stage in downtown Silver Spring. A talented cast of 8th through 12th graders, working in an intimate production designed entirely by a team of 4th through 12th grade students from Highwood's Technical Theatre program, will bring life to this drama of family angst and conflict. (more...)

Hclab At The Art Of Acting Studio Presents THE TURN OF THE SCREW
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

The Harold Clurman Laboratory Theater Company has announced a limited engagement of Henry James' classic horror tale The Turn of the Screw in an adaptation by Jeffrey Hatcher. Under the direction of Don K. Williams, the production will feature Sean Spann and Emily Sulzberger playing a total of 10 roles between them. Opening is set for Saturday, September 29, at 8pm. (more...)

THE ROMANOFFS, LORE and More Come to Amazon Prime Video in October
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

October brings four Prime Original series, one Prime Original series special and one Prime Original movie exclusively available for Prime members to stream or download at no additional cost to their membership. (more...)

BWW Review: FOXFINDER, Ambassadors Theatre
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Sep 15, 2018

The English countryside in crisis, a couple grieving the death of their son and the fox as the deadly enemy of man. First seen to critical acclaim in 2011 at the Finborough Theatre, Dawn King's darkly compelling, dystopian play Foxhunter comes to the West End in a rather disappointing revival, lacking in sufficient tension or drama. (more...)

Writers In The Loft Presents Ben Macintyre With His Latest Work 'The Spy And The Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story Of The Cold War'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

On Tuesday, October 16, Ben Macintyre, international bestselling author of Rogue Heroes, Double Cross, and countless other real-life espionage accounts, visits The Music Hall Loft to share an on-screen presentation and talk about his new work of nonfiction, THE SPY AND THE TRAITOR. Heralded as his greatest spy story yet, the thrilling tale describes how the secret work of Russian Oleg Gordievsky hastened the end of the Cold War. (more...)

Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt to Perform in MADAME PYLINSKA ET LE SECRET DE CHOPIN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

After the successful tour of Mr Ibrahim and the Flowers of the Koran, the play that he performed on stage for 4 years, Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt is back with a show that combines music and the dramatic arts, his two great passions. Both educational and intimate, this show confirms the author's close bond with the virtuoso Nicolas Stavy, with whom he had already created "The Bizet Mystery" at the Paris Opera. (more...)

Sideshow Theatre Company Announces 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

Sideshow Theatre Company is pleased to announce its 2018-19 Season, launching this fall with the world premiere of J. Nicole Brooks' dazzling new play HeLa, directed by artistic director Jonathan L. Green and presented in partnership with the Greenhouse Theater Center. (more...)

Broken Nose Theatre Announces Seventh Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

Broken Nose Theatre is pleased to announce it Seventh Season, featuring a world premiere and two Midwest premieres to presented at its resident home, The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

Mile Square Theatre continues its 2018 season with Christopher Durang's hilarious comedy about love, life and family, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Durang drops a mixed bag of Chekhovian characters in contemporary Bucks County in this comic tour-de-force. Relentlessly silly and smart, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike deservedly won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play. (more...)

Pittsburgh Opera Presents Puccini's MADAMA BUTTERFLY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

Pittsburgh Opera opens our 80th season with Puccini's Madama Butterfly. Set in early 1900s Japan, Madama Butterfly is often considered the pinnacle of operatic tragedy, and has become one of today's most beloved operas. (more...)

Griot Theatre's OTHELLO Opens This Week!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

Since co-founding Griot Theatre, Artistic Director Malik B. El-Amin has pushed the company's mission, finding not just roles but entire productions that could feature female artists, artists of color and artists with physical disabilities and using what some would call creative casting as an opportunity to redefine the classics and local theatre in general. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

Actors' Shakespeare Project kicks off their 15th Season with Macbeth and Equivocation in rotating repertory at the United Parish in Brookline. Performances September 26 - November 11 (Press Performance for Macbeth: Saturday, September 28, 8:00 PM; Press Performance for Equivocation: Friday, October 12, 7:30 PM), The Sanctuary, United Parish, 210 Harvard Street, Brookline. For more information visit (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For The Menier Chocolate Factory's PACK OF LIES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

With Spamilton: An American Parody currently running at the theatre, the Menier Chocolate Factory today announces full casting for their major revival of Hugh Whitemore's Pack of Lies. Hannah Chissick directs Jasper Britton as (Stewart), Sia Dauda (Sally), Alasdair Harvey (Peter Kroger), Chris Larkin (Bob Jackson), Macy Nyman (Julie Jackson), Tracy-Ann Oberman (Helen Kroger), Natalie Walter (Thelma) and Finty Williams (Barbara Jackson). The production opens on 1 October, with previews from 20 September, and runs until 17 November. (more...)

Rivendell Announces Casting And Opening Date For SCIENTIFIC METHOD
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble (RTE), Chicago's only Equity theatre dedicated to producing new work with women at the core, presents the World Premiere of Scientific Method by Jenny Connell Davis, directed by Devon de Mayo, and featuring RTE Member Ashley Neal, with Glenn Obrero, Josh Odor, Courtney Williams and Carmen Roman. Scientific Method runs October 19 - December 2, 2018, at Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, 5779 N. Ridge Avenue in Chicago.  The press opening is Tuesday October 30, 2018 at 7:00pm. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

The Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, inspired by the electrifying true story, rocks the Warner Theatre on Wednesday, September 19 at 8 pm. (more...)

Meet the Cast of Theatrical Tale BERNHARDT/HAMLET- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Aug 31, 2018

Roundabout Theatre Company's premiere of Theresa Rebeck's Bernhardt/Hamlet begins previews today. Get to know the cast as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

BWW Review: Hale Centre Theatre Presents THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL
by Herbert Paine - Aug 30, 2018

Hale Centre Theatre's season-opening production of THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL, directed by the inimitable Cambrian James ~ is two and a half hours of spirited story-telling, featuring a bravura performance by Austin Delp as the heroic Sir Percy Blakeney. Show runs through October 6th. (more...)

Photo Flash: Arena Stage Previews Its Upcoming Season!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2018

Arena Stage Artistic Director Molly Smith and Executive Director Edgar Dobie announce the 2018/19 season lineup for the company's 69th season. The season reflects Arena Stage's commitment to championing diverse voices and producing work that is politically and socially relevant. (more...)

DIVAS IN DANGER Comes to The DownStage Cabaret
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2018

Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center's DownStage Cabaret provides the perfect setting for our first foray into a Storytelling evening.  Playing for one performance only on Sunday, September 9th at 7:30 pm, DIVAS IN DANGER features three true tales of unstoppable courage, a bit of live music, drama and some laughs along the way.  Award-winning master storytellers Brenda Adelman, Debra Ebrhardt, and Mariana Williams bring true tales of escape, Betrayal, and a nightmarish surgery to the DownStage Cabaret.  (more...)

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Share New Video From EP DISTANT SKY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2018

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds hit North America for four live shows this October. (more...)

BWW Interview: Playwright Michael Tucker and FERN HILL at NJ Rep through 9/9
by Marina Kennedy - Aug 29, 2018

Michael Tucker's play, 'Fern Hill' is now having its world premiere at New Jersey Repertory Company (NJ Rep) through September 9. enjoyed the opportunity to interview Tucker about his career and 'Fern Hill.' (more...)

Dead Fly Productions Presents Don Nigro's 'SCARECROW
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2018

Be transported to the cornfields of Iowa with Dead Fly Productions' Sydney Fringe showing of Scarecrow. The director of New Theatre's 2018 hit Nell Gwynn, Deborah Jones, brings you this dark and obscure Don Nigro play that will be at the Blood Moon Theatre from September 25th to September 29th. (more...)

Imprint Theatreworks Announces 2019 Season, Including Dave Malloy's GHOST QUARTET and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

It's IMPRINT's highly-anticipated second season, and it's even bigger and more daring than the first. (more...)

THE SMOKERS CLUB Comes to Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018

Cinematic Music Group founder Jonny Shipes is bringing  California's "dopest" music event, THE SMOKERS CLUB to Brooklyn on September 30th, where many of today's hot-and-rising singers in the hip-hop industry will be performing. (more...)

Vintage Theatre Productions Announces 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018

Vintage Theatre Productions announces 11 shows for the 2019 season. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. at Vintage Theatre, 1468 Dayton St. in Aurora. Early bird season tickets are $199 and currently on sale. Single ticket will go on sale October 1. Call 303-856-7830 or purchase online at  (more...)

Photo Flash: Get A First Look at AIN'T TOO PROUD in Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018

BroadwayWorld has all new photos from the Los Angeles run of AIN'T TOO PROUD at the Ahmanson theatre! Check out the photos below! (more...)

Photo Flash: AIN'T TOO PROUD Celebrates Opening Night in LA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018

Ain't Too Proud celebrated opening night at Center Theatre Group's Ahmanson Theatre on August 24, 2018. Check out photos from the evening below! (more...)

Griffin Theatre Company Announces its 2019 Season of Australian Writing
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018

Griffin's Artistic Director Lee Lewis has announced a powerful and timely line-up for 2019-five Main Season plays, urgent stories, intense experiences and the extraordinary imagination of Australian playwrights. (more...)

Review Roundup: What Did the Critics Think of the Pre-Broadway Run of AIN'T TOO PROUD at the Ahmanson?
by Review Roundups - Aug 27, 2018

The pre-Broadway run of 'Ain't Too Proud-The Life and Times of The Temptations' at Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre officially opened on August 24 at 8 p.m. Let's see what the critics are saying... (more...)

KCRep Announces MNPS For 2018/2019
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018

Marissa Wolf, Associate Artistic Director and Director of New Works at Kansas City Repertory Theatre (KCRep), today announced the full schedule for the organization's popular 2018/2019 Monday Night Playwright Series. The series features a line-up of new and returning playwrights including Christina Anderson, Bennett Fisher, Greta Oglesby, Andrew Rosendorf, Bianca Leigh and Mellon Foundation Playwright in Residence Nathan Louis Jackson, in addition to the Playwright Slam, hosted by Nathan Louis Jackson. These free public events take place on the UMKC campus at the Spencer Theatre Donor Lounge.  (more...)

Author Delves into Complexities of Unfulfilled Lust, Extramarital...
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018


Huntington Theatre Company Presents SHERLOCK'S LAST CASE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018

In the Huntington Theatre Company's revival of Charles Marowitz's mystery play Sherlock's Last Case, alliances are tested, rivalries are raised from the dead, and long-simmering grudges play out in deadly ways. The beloved Sherlock Holmes, his aide de camp Dr. John Watson, and their put-upon landlady Mrs. Hudson - along with the iconic Baker Street flat - come to the Huntington Avenue Theatre Sep. 28 - Oct. 28, 2018, in a production directed by Maria Aitken. (more...)

BWW Review: SArTrE! 'No Exit' brings Hell to the Chapel.
by Steve Callahan - Aug 25, 2018

Jean-Paul Sartre's iconic play 'No Exit' is receiving a solid production under the aegis of the Slightly Askew Theatre Ensemble (SATE). It's directed by Bess Moynihan and uses a fresh new translation by Alyssa Ward. (more...)

AIN'T TOO PROUD Will Play Broadway's Imperial Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

Ain't Too Proud has found its home on Broadway! Producers Ira Pittelman and Tom Hulce have announced today that the new musical Ain't Too Proud ¬Ė The Life and Times of the Temptations will bring the incredible true story of the greatest R&B group of all time to Broadway in Spring 2019 at the legendary Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street). Additional information will be announced shortly. (more...)

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