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In CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF, "Big Daddy" Pollitt, the richest cotton planter in the Mississippi Delta, is about to celebrate his 65th birthday. He is distressed by the rocky relationship between his beloved son Brick, an aging football hero who has turned to drink, and his beautiful and feisty wife Maggie. As the hot summer evening unfolds, the veneer of Southern gentility slips away as unpleasant truths emerge and greed, lies and suppressed sexuality reach a boiling point.



BWW Feature: CINCINNATI SHAKESPEARE COMPANY Opens New Theatre
by Laura A. Hobson - Sep 8, 2017

'To be or not to be, that is the question,' says Hamlet in Shakespeare's oft-performed drama. Cincinnati Shakespeare Company chooses to 'be.' Hamlet the artificial pig sits outside the front of the theater inviting patrons into the building. (more...)

THE LAST 5 YEARS Gets Reimagining with Piano Accompaniment at Taproot
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Aaron Lamb and Katherine Strohmaier will present Jason Robert Brown's beloved off-Broadway musical The Last 5 Years, this September 21 through October 2 in the Taproot Theatre's Isaac Studio Black Box. Linda Whitney, Artistic Director for Olympia, WA-based Harlequin Productions, will direct. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at SMART PEOPLE at Kitchen Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Kitchen Theatre Company launches its 2017-2018 Season with Smart People, a sharp and provocative new comedy by Lydia R. Diamond. Summer L. Williams, Associate Artistic Director of Company One Theatre (Boston, MA), directs. Performances of Smart People began at the Kitchen Theatre Company in The Percy Browning Theatre on September 3. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 30, 2017
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 30 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Nina Sosanya to Join Suranne Jones And Jason Watkins in New Production of Award-Winning Play FROZEN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

Nina Sosanya (W1A, Last Tango in Halifax) has today been announced as playing the role of Agnetha in Bryony Lavery's Award-Winning play, Frozen. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 27, 2017
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 27 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 26, 2017
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 26 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 25, 2017
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 25 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

LOST TEMPO Begins Next Week at Boston Playwrights' Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Performances of Boston Playwrights' Theatre's (BPT) Lost Tempo begin next week. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at The Road Theatre Company's STUPID KID
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

The Road Theatre Company and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, present the first show of its 2017-2018 season, the world premiere of STUPID KID, written by acclaimed playwright Sharr White (The Other Place) and directed by Cameron Watson (Cat on A Hot Tin Roof). STUPID KID opens tonight, September 22nd, and runs through November 12 at the Road Theatre on Magnolia, located in The NoHo Senior Arts Colony, 10747 Magnolia Blvd. in North Hollywood. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Langston Hughes Play ARE YOU NOW OR HOW YOU EVER BEEN... Opens at MetroStage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Producing Artistic Director Carolyn Griffin is pleased to announce that the play Are You Now or Have You Ever Been , a play written and conceived by Carlyle Brown and directed by MetroStage Artistic Associate Thomas W. Jones II with original music by William Knowles, will be in performance Oct. 5-Nov. 5 at MetroStage. (more...)

Dule Hill, Daniel J. Watts to Star in LIGHTS OUT: NAT 'KING' COLE World Premiere at People's Light
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Fear the Walking Dead star and Philadelphia native Colman Domingo partners with nationally-acclaimed theatre-maker Patricia McGregor to co-author Lights Out: Nat 'King' Cole, a surprising and unsettling exploration of race and the American Dream. McGregor will also direct. (more...)

Patrick Cassidy to Star in 5-Star Theatricals' JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

5-Star Theatricals (formerly Cabrillo Music Theatre) opens its 2017-2018 season with Patrick Cassidy starring as the Pharaoh in a fresh new look at an all-time family favorite, JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Tim Rice, musical direction by Dr. Cassie Nickols, choreography by 'So You Think You Can Dance' choreographer Dave Scott and directed by 5-Star Theatricals Managing Director Will North. (more...)

David Harrower's KNIVES IN HENS to Make NYC Debut at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

59E59 Theaters will present the NYC premiere of KNIVES IN HENS, written by David Harrower and directed by Paul Takacs. Produced by The Shop, KNIVES IN HENS begins performances on Thursday, October 19 for a limited engagement through Sunday, November 12. Press Opening is Sunday, October 29 at 3:30 PM. (more...)

10 on Tuesday with 90210 THE MUSICAL's Alexis Kelley
by Misha Davenport - Sep 12, 2017

10 on Tuesday with 90210 THE MUSICAL's Alexis Kelley (more...)

NTLIVE to Broadcast CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF to Cinemas in February 2018
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

The Young Vic's highly praised West End production of Cat on A Hot Tin Roof, currently playing to capacity each night at the Apollo Theatre, will be broadcast to cinemas around the world on 22 February 2018 marking the fourth collaboration between the Young Vic and National Theatre Live. (more...)

Alasdair Craig, Katy Brittain, Fiona Skinner, Annabel Smith, Tamlyn Henderson, and Paul Adeyefa to Star in THE DARK ROOM at Theatre503
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2017

Alasdair Craig, Katy Brittain, Annabel Smith, Tamlyn Henderson, and Paul Adeyefa will bring Angela Betzien's intricately layered psychological thriller to life. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 7, 2017
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 7 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Patrick Cassidy Led JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2017

5-STAR THEATRICALS (formerly Cabrillo Music Theatre) opens its 2017-2018 season with Patrick Cassidy starring as the Pharaoh in a fresh new look at an all-time family favorite, JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Tim Rice, musical direction by Dr. Cassie Nickols, choreography by So You Think You Can Dance choreographer Dave Scott and directed by 5-Star Theatricals Managing Director Will North. (more...)

Photo Flash: Anthony Hopkins Theatre presents THE RISE AND FALL OF LITTLE VOICE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

Artistic Director of Theatr Clwyd, Tamara Harvey, today announces the full cast for a major revival of Jim Cartwright's The Rise and Fall of Little Voice. Opening in the Anthony Hopkins Theatre on Tuesday 10 October, with previews from Thursday 5 October, the company will be led by Theatr Clwyd Associate, Catrin Aaron, in the lead role of Little Voice. She will be joined by Victoria John (Sadie), Christian Patterson (Mr Boo/Phone Man), Nicola Reynolds (Mari Hoff), Simon Holland Roberts (Ray Say) and Joseph Tweedale (Billy). The production sees Co-Artistic Director of Out Of Joint Theatre, Kate Wasserberg, return to Theatr Clwyd to direct. (more...)

Sheffield Theatres' Artistic Director Robert Hastie Announces New Season For 2018
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres Robert Hastie today announces his new season for 2018. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 6, 2017
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 6 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Shortlist Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Voting Now Open!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Today, the shortlist is announced for the 2017 BroadwayWorld UK Awards, celebrating the best long-running West End productions and best new productions from around the country. CLICK HERE TO VOTE! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 5, 2017
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 5 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Virginia Stage Company to Continue 39th Season with 'THE PARCHMAN HOUR'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Virginia Stage Company continues its 39th Season with The Parchman Hour: Songs and Stories of the '61 Freedom Riders. Co-produced with Norfolk State University Theatre Company, The Parchman Hour journeys through the Deep South with the pioneers who fought discrimination and paved the way for the future. Written and directed by Mike Wiley, this play is adapted from real life accounts of the 1961 Freedom Rides and shares these struggles through music that ranges from spirituals to Bob Dylan. (more...)

AN OCTOROON and More Join National Theatre's 2018 Lineup of Shows, Tours, Premieres and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

Find out what coming to National Theatre! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 3, 2017
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 3 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Theater To Go Returns with a FROZEN Sing A Long
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2017

Back by popular demand, Theater To Go is pleased to return to Kelsey Theatre in West Windsor NJ with DISNEY'S FROZEN MOVIE SING-A-LONG/ PLAY ALONG AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION EVENT. Theater To Go, in conjunction with Kelsey Theater, is bringing this wonderful fun event on Saturday November 4, 2017 for 2 screenings only at 10 AM and 2 PM. Children will delight in the chance to sing along to the inspiring score of the Academy Award-nominated film, which has become a sensation for the younger generation. and will have many opportunities to play along with the original movie using props provided in the Frozen Goody Bags that each person receives. The lyrics are right on the screen, and the audience is encouraged to participate throughout the movie. (more...)

TCG to Honor Mother and Daughter Phylicia & Condola Rashad at 2017 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) has announced that its 2017 Gala Evening will honor the award-winning artistry and ground-breaking careers of mother and daughter Phylicia Rashad and Condola Rashad. This year's gala will be held on Monday, November 13, 2017 at New York's Espace (635 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Roger Allam, Celia Imrie, and Kevin Bishop Join Cast of WHITHER WOULD YOU GO?
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

On October 22nd at the Harold Pinter Theatre, a host of stars will gather to perform scenes from Shakespeare's plays in response to modern-day refugee video stories. The evening will be directed by Jamie Lloyd. All profits go to the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Sheffield Theatres' Production of THE WIZARD OF OZ
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres Robert Hastie today announced the full cast for his Christmas production of The Wizard of Oz. (more...)

Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Gyllenhaal and James Earl Jones to Knock the Ball Out of the Park for Roundabout's DAMN YANKEES Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company has just announced a special Benefit Concert Reading of Damn Yankees, the Tony award-winning musical comedy by George Abbott and Douglass Wallop with music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross. (more...)

Kathleen Turner to Play the Almighty in AN ACT OF GOD at George Street Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

George Street Playhouse announced today that legendary actress Kathleen Turner will star as God in the theater's upcoming comedy An Act of God by David Javerbaum. (more...)

CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF and HAMLET Come From London to U.S. Cinemas This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

Fathom Events, BY Experience and National Theatre Live announce the big screen release of Benedict Andrews' Young Vic Production of Cat on A Hot Tin Roof and the return of Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role of Shakespeare's Hamlet. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 1, 2017
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 1 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

SOUTH PACIFIC, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, MAMMA MIA! and More on Tap for Drury Lane Theatre's 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

Drury Lane Theatre has announced the complete lineup of its 2018/2019 season, opening with Tony Award-winning South Pacific. (more...)


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Neil Simon's LOST IN YONKERS to Open Next Week at Lonny Chapman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

The Group Rep presents Neil Simon's Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning comedic drama directedby Larry Eisenberg, produced by Doug Haverty. (more...)

Catrin Aaron to Lead Major Revival of THE RISE AND FALL OF LITTLE VOICE at Theatr Clwyd; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

Artistic Director of Theatr Clwyd, Tamara Harvey, today announced the full cast for a major revival of Jim Cartwright's The Rise and Fall of Little Voice. (more...)

CONSTELLATIONS to Open Central Square Theater's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

Underground Railway Theater will present Nick Payne's Constellations from September 7 - October 8, 2017. Constellations is directed by Scott Edmiston. (more...)

Kathleen Turner to Bring FINDING MY VOICE to Feinstein's at the Nikko
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

Stage and screen icon Kathleen Turner will bring her one-woman show, Finding My Voice, to Feinstein's at the Nikko for two performances only - Friday, October 20 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, October 21 (8 p.m.). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the Cast of Kitchen Theatre Company's SMART PEOPLE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2017

Kitchen Theatre Company launches its 2017-2018 Season with Smart People , a sharp and provocative new comedy by Lydia R. Diamond. Summer L. Williams, Associate Artistic Director of Company One Theatre (Boston, MA), directs. Performances of Smart People begin at the Kitchen Theatre Company in The Percy Browning Theatre on September 3. (more...)

Bergen County Players To Present SPAMALOT As 85th Season Opener
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

Get ready to roll in the aisles as Bergen County Players (BCP) ushers in the 2017-2018 season with a side-splitting production of SPAMALOT, adapted from the classic 1975 cult film comedy Monty Python and the Holy Grail. (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...)

THE LOVER and THE COLLECTION Double Bill Set for Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Building on the critical success of his 2011 production of Harold Pinter's Old Times, STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn will return to the British playwright's gripping realm of doubt and disquiet to direct a double bill of short plays. The Lover and The Collection will run from September 26-October 29 at the Lansburgh Theatre (450 7th Street NW). (more...)

VIDEO: APPROPRIATE Comes to Westport Country Playhouse
by Stage Tube - Aug 22, 2017

"Appropriate," the 2014 Obie Award winner for Best New American Play, will be staged at Westport Country Playhouse, from August 15 through September 2. The story of family secrets is written by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, 2016 MacArthur Genius Grant Recipient, and directed by David Kennedy, Playhouse associate artistic director. (more...)

Jeff Fahey, Jack Shepherd, and More Join Martin Shaw in THE BEST MAN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Neck and neck, the only thing that separates the candidates are the endorsements from a respected Ex-President (Jack Shepherd) and party big-wig (Gemma Jones). (more...)

Industry: Theatrical Producer and Manager Stuart Thompson Has Passed Away
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Stuart Thompson, a prolific theatrical producer and manager who brought plays by some of America's greatest contemporary playwrights as well as many of London's most prestigious productions to the Broadway stage over the last twenty years, died at his home in New York on the morning of Friday, August 18, 2017 (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at APPROPRIATE at Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

'Appropriate,' the 2014 Obie Award winner for Best New American Play, is being staged at Westport Country Playhouse, now through September 2. The story of family secrets is written by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, 2016 MacArthur Genius Grant Recipient, and directed by David Kennedy, Playhouse associate artistic director. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

The Players Joins the Witch Hunt with THE CRUCIBLE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

From August 31 through Sept 10, you don't want to miss the pre-season opener, Arthur Miller's famous work, The Crucible. Produced in partnership with Two Chairs Theatre Co., this is the first installment in a trilogy to present three works of Miller's. In the past, Two Chairs, has presented three masterpieces by Tennessee Williams (The Glass Menagerie, Cat on A Hot Tin Roof and A Streetcar Named Desire). Winner of the 1953 Tony Award for Best Play, this exciting drama about the Puritan purge of witchcraft in old Salem is both a gripping historical play and a timely parable of our contemporary society. (more...)

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