Dracula on Tour


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...)

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...)

CSUSM Arts & Lectures to Present THE WOMAN IN BLACK This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

California State University San Marcos Arts & Lectures program will present a special one-weekend engagement of Susan Hill's THE WOMAN IN BLACK, adapted for the stage by Stephen Mallatratt. (more...)

New Temptations Musical AIN'T TOO PROUD Extends at Berkeley Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Due to an overwhelming demand, Berkeley Rep has announced that the world premiere musical of Ain't Too Proud-The Life and Times of The Temptations will extend for two additional weeks. Originally scheduled to close on October 8, the popular musical will now run through Sunday, October 22. (more...)

Scoop: PENN & TELLER: FOOL US on THE CW - Thursday, September 28, 2017
by - Sep 7, 2017

Get all the scoop on PENN & TELLER: FOOL US, airing on THE CW on Thursday, September 28, 2017! (more...)

VIBRANT 2017 to Return for Ninth Consecutive Year at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Now in its ninth consecutive year, the multi-award-winning Finborough Theatre - the coalface of British Theatre - presents Vibrant 2017 - A Festival of Finborough Playwrights, its annual explosion of new writing, performing on Sundays, Mondays and Thursdays, 8, 9, 12, 15, 16, 19, 22, 23, 26 October 2017. (more...)

Music of Jerry Garcia and Robert Hunter Headed Off-Broadway in RED ROSES, GREEN GOLD
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

MWM Live (formerly Relevant Theatricals), the company that brought you the Tony Award-winning Million Dollar Quartet, is proud to announce RED ROSES, GREEN GOLD, a new musical featuring music & lyrics by Jerry Garcia and Robert Hunter, set to open this fall at Greenwich Village's Minetta Lane Theatre (18 Minetta Lane). (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...)

East Lynne Theater Co. Presents World Premiere of A YEAR IN THE TRENCHES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

'If someone in the year 1916 told me that in 1917 I'd be in the army, I would have thought him insane,' said Charles Edward Dilkes (1887-1968). (more...)

'JEKYLL AND HYDE' Radio Play to Grace Mark Twain House for Halloween
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Back by popular demand for Halloween week, the Capital Classics Theatre Company presents radio-theatre style performances at The Mark Twain House & Museum in Hartford. (more...)

Arnie Burton and Matt McGrath to Lead Keen Company's LONELY PLANET
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Today Keen Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced that Steven Dietz's landmark play Lonely Planet would star Arnie Burton (The Government Inspector) and Matt McGrath (The Legend of Georgia McBride).  The design team will include Anshuman Bhatia (scenic), Jennifer Paar (costumes), Paul Hudson (lighting) and Bart Fasbender (sound).  (more...)

Casting Announced for B and VICTORY CONDITION at the Royal Court
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Aimee-Ffion Edwards, Paul Kaye, Sarah Niles and Danusia Samal have been cast in B by Guillermo Calderon translated by William Gregory and directed by Royal Court Associate Director (International) Sam Pritchard. (more...)

Review Roundup: PERICLES, PRINCE OF TYRE at American Players Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

American Players Theatre re-imagines PERICLES, PRINCE OF TYRE, one of Shakespeare's lesser performed works, in an innovative new way-and critics are weighing in! (more...)

Jared Zirilli Joins SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL at La Jolla Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

BroadwayWorld has confirmed that Jared Zirilli will star as Summer's husband and bassist 'Bruce Sudano' in the show, which runs November 7 - December 17, 2017. (more...)

The Grand 1894 Opera House Announces Halloween Events!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

On Friday, October 27 at 8 pm, The Grand 1894 Opera House presents. Nosferatu, a 1922 silent, horror film classic accompanied live by organist Rob Landes. Tickets may be purchased at The Grand's Box Office, 2020 Postoffice Street, by calling 409.765.1894, 800.821.1894, or online at www.thegrand.com. (more...)

First Folio Theatre Presents Spooky World Premiere of THE MAN-BEAST in October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83.) is thrilled to present the World Premiere of Joseph Zettelmaier's THE MAN-BEAST, previewing October 4-6, opening October 7 and running through November 5, 2017. A tale like none other, THE MAN-BEAST gives audiences the chance to fall back in time and experience the history and horror of French monsters and fear in a timely production perfect for the crisp, shadowed nights of a Midwestern fall. (more...)

Jessie Mueller, Kelli O'Hara & Faith Prince Headed for The Herbst in San Francisco
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Producer Mark Cortale's Broadway concert series hosted by Sirius XM radio star Seth Rudetsky will return to San Francisco for the 2017/18 season with a move to the Herbst Theatre at the iconic San Francisco War Memorial & Performing Arts Center. (more...)

SkyPilot Theatre Company to Present Double Bill by Local Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

SkyPilot Theatre Company, long an incubator of new plays in the Los Angeles area, Jason Weiss and Theatre of Arts will present the Los Angeles premiere of a double bill of two new works by Los Angeles playwrights-ABSENCE MAKES THE HEART... by Sean Abley and COMB YOUR HAIR (OR YOU'LL LOOK LIKE A SLAVE) by LeeLee Jackson, each a national finalist (of four total) for the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival 2017 John Cauble Short Play Award. (more...)

Lynnette R. Freeman and Quentin Mare to Star in LOST LAKE at Berkshire Theatre Group
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Written by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winner, David Auburn (Proof), directed by Daisy Walker and featuring Lynnette R. Freeman (On The Outs) and Quentin Mar (Tom Stoppard's Rock N Roll), Lost Lake will begin performances on Thursday, September 28 at The Unicorn Theatre. Opening is set for Sunday, October 1 at 2pm. (more...)

David Auburn's LOST LAKE Begins This Month at BTG's Unicorn Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Written by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winner, David Auburn (Proof), directed by Daisy Walker and featuring Lynnette R. Freeman (On The Outs) and Quentin Mar (Tom Stoppard's Rock N Roll), Lost Lake will begin performances on Thursday, September 28 at The Unicorn Theatre. Opening is set for Sunday, October 1 at 2pm. (more...)

DRACULA Opens on Friday 10/13 at Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company continues its debut season at The Otto M. Budig Theater with Dracula by Steven Dietz, from the novel by Bram Stoker opening Friday October 13. The production runs through November 4, and is directed by Producing Artistic Director Brian Isaac Phillips. Longtime ensemble member Giles Davies reprises his role as Dracula, alongside Artistic Associate Miranda McGee as Lucy, Jim Hopkins as Van Helsing, Crystian Wiltshire as Jonathan Harker, Caitlin McWethy as Mina, Billy Chace as Renfield, and Kyle Brumley as Dr. Seward. All seats in the new Otto M. Budig Theater are less than 20 feet from the stage so audiences will be amazed at how close to the passion they will be! (more...)

Enjoy a GOTH WEEKEND in Scarborough and Newcastle This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

This autumn, the SJT, Scarborough, and Live Theatre, Newcastle, present a co-production of the world premiere of Ali Taylor's comedy Goth Weekend. (more...)

DRACULA to Play at Sutton House as Part of the National Trust's Queered Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Following last year's successful sold-out run, Tea Break Theatre's immersive thriller, Dracula, returns to Sutton House for Halloween as part of the National Trust's 'Queered Season'. (more...)

Meet the Cast of East Lynne Theater Company's A YEAR IN THE TRENCHES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

For those who didn't have the opportunity to meet the cast of East Lynne Theater Company's 'A Year in the Trenches,' at the after-show party at Aleathea's at The Inn of Cape May, another chance is to be had on Friday, September 29 at an after-show Q&A. (more...)

John Lithgow to Bring the Magic of Storytelling to Broadway This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company, in association with Staci Levine, has announced the Broadway return of beloved stage and screen star John Lithgow in John Lithgow: Stories by Heart, directed by Daniel Sullivan. (more...)

New Musical STRANGE LADIES Opens 10/14 at Berkeley City Club
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The Central Works 2017 season concludes this Fall with Strange Ladies by Susan Sobeloff opening with a press night on Saturday October 14 running through November 12 (previews Oct 12 & 13) at the renowned Berkeley City Club. Strange Ladies is a Central Works Method Musical inspired by the Suffrage movement. The production is told with music of the period under the musical direction of Milissa Carey. 1917: a diverse group of Suffragists are fighting to gain the vote for women as the US entered World War I. Torn between loyalty to their political cause and loyalty to the war effort, these women each struggle to make difficult choices in a time of tremendous social upheaval. The personal pits each against the political in Strange Ladies. (more...)

Skypilot Theatre Company presents ABSENCE MAKES THE HEART.../ COMB YOUR HAIR (OR YOU'LL LOOK LIKE A SLAVE)
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

SkyPilot Theatre Company, long an incubator of new plays in the Los Angeles area, Jason Weissand Theatre of Arts will present the Los Angeles premiere of a double bill of two new works byLos Angeles playwrights ABSENCE MAKES THE HEART by Sean Abley and COMBYOUR HAIR (OR YOU'LL LOOK LIKE A SLAVE) by LeeLee Jackson, each a nationalfinalist (of four total) for the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival 2017 JohnCauble Short Play Award. (more...)

Tony Winner Lena Hall Joins Cast of TNT Drama SNOWPIERCER
by TV News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Tony Award winner Lena Hall has joined the cast of TNT's SNOWPIERCER drama pilot. The actress joins fellow Tony winner Daveed Diggs (HAMILTON) in the project. (more...)

Travel Channel Presents Extreme Screams and Spooky Adventures This October
by TV News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

A quest to highlight out-of-this-world expeditions, heart-pounding adventures, scary, tasty treats and ghost stories from fascinating places has Travel Channel stars crisscrossing the globe in October. (more...)

Long Beach Playhouse Mainstage Season Opens with DRACULA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

'The last I saw of Count Dracula was...a red light of triumph in his eyes' Dracula at the Long Beach Playhouse Sept. 23 - Oct. 21, 2017 Long Beach, CA. As autumn begins our thoughts turn to the holiday most revered by children and by adults who refuse to grow up: Halloween. And what is Halloween without the infamously lusty and bloodsucking Count Dracula? The classic story unfolds as we watch Lucy Seward succumb to a mysterious illness which is draining her life force, her father and his long-time associate, Dr. Van Helsing hunt the true cause of her malady, a vampire stalking London. Watch the chase as the undead terrify the countryside. Will the virtuous triumph or will Dracula succeed in spreading the curse of the Nosferatu? (more...)

Atlantic City Ballet to Launch Fall Season with IN THE EYE OF THE STORM, IMPRESSIONS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

The last thing one expects is a ballet about a hurricane and an English rock group yet the Atlantic City Ballet stays true to giving audiences the unexpected by presenting two ballets that explore both. (more...)

Cast Announced for DICK WHITTINGTON at Exeter Northcott Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Exeter Northcott Theatre has announced that its 2017 Christmas show, Dick Whittington, will see the return of pantomime favourites, Steve Bennett, Gordon Cooper, Jeffrey Harmer and Martin Reeve. (more...)

Drama Teacher and Former Student to Perform in New York City Solo Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Dr. John Newman was Natalie Blackman's drama teacher at Highland High from 2000-2004. This fall they are both performing at the United Solo Festival, the world's largest solo theatre festival, on 42nd Street in New York City. (more...)

A.R.T. & Harvard Art Museums to Host Events Series Alongside WARHOLCAPOTE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) and Harvard Art Museums have partnered in conjunction with the A.R.T.'s production of WARHOLCAPOTE to present a series of events highlighting the contemporary legacies of Andy Warhol and Truman Capote, including a unique encounter with Warhol screen-prints and a speaker series featuring journalists, multimedia artists, curators, and collectors. (more...)

BWW Review: DRACULA at Space Theatre, Adelaide Festival Centre
by Barry Lenny - Sep 10, 2017

This is the real thing, offering some seriously scary Gothic horror. (more...)


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The Mad Ones' MILES FOR MARY to Make Off-Broadway Debut This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

After a smash run last fall, Playwrights Horizons will present MILES FOR MARY, a new play by The Mad Ones. Directed by Lila Neugebauer, MILES FOR MARY received critical acclaim during its fall 2016 run at The Bushwick Starr. (more...)

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...)

STRANGE LADIES to Close Central Works' 2017 Season This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

The Central Works 2017 season concludes this Fall with Strange Ladies by Susan Sobeloff running Oct 14-Nov 12 (previews Oct 12 & 13) at the renowned Berkeley City Club.   (more...)

RING OF FIRE Kicks Off Virginia Stage's 39th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

Virginia Stage Company kicks off its 39th Season with the hit musical, Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash. Explore love, family, and heartache through the tumultuous biography of the man in black. This energetic and exhilarating musical rocks more than thirty of Cash's iconic hits. (more...)

Actors that Can't Stop Kicking the Bucket: Which Unlucky Actor Leads the Way for On-Screen Deaths?
by Movies News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

RouletteOnline.net have examined film databases to find the actors and actresses that struggle to make the end of each movie. Sean Bean, a man renowned for his bad luck on-screen, rather surprisingly misses out on the top 5, but who makes the rather unfortunate cut? (more...)

We Happy Few Productions Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

We Happy Few is excited to announce their first full season of theatre. (more...)

Full Cast & Creative Team Announced for Forward Flux Productions Upcoming Double Feature
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

Forward Flux Productions is thrilled to share cast and creative team information for the upcoming Double Feature, playing September 19 - October 7 at West of Lenin in Fremont (203 N 36th St, Seattle, WA 98103)! This is the third year in a row that the company will present two new plays in the same space on the same night, back to back. (more...)

THE ENORMOUS TURNIP, 'DR JEKYLL AND MR HYDE' and More Set for The Berry Theatre This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

Today The Berry Theatre announces its autumn season of work; packed full of theatre for families and unmissable comedy. (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...)

EMH Productions presents TOYER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

Award winning EMH Productions continues its sixth season of provocative and compelling theatre with the dynamic and chilling two character drama TOYER: An Unavoidable Tragedy by Hollywood playwright and actor Gardner McKay.  This timely 90 minute play delves into the mind games of a serial lobotomist of women, dubbed The Toyer by local LA police.  The struggle for power over one another, the willingness to believe what we want to, to buy into what a person is telling us because the truth is too awful to face speaks to the state of our nation in this current climate of political unrest.  TOYER will run Thursday October 12th (preview) through Tuesday October 31st, 2017 at the Ooley Theatre located at 2007 28th Street, Sacramento, CA 95818.  (more...)

Guy Maddin's THE GREEN FOG Headlines VIFF LIVE Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

VIFF today announced that the VIFF LIVE lineup will include a special presentation of The Green Fog - A San Francisco Fantasia, a multi-experiential, visual and sound collage by award-winning filmmaker and cultural iconoclast Guy Maddin in collaboration with brothers Evan and Galen Johnson (The Forbidden Room, Seances) that re-imagines Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo. (more...)

KERMIT'S KABARET Coming to Greenbrier Valley Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

Greenbrier Valley Theatre, the State Professional Theatre of West Virginia, announces Kermit's Kabaret, a one-night musical theatre experience, on Monday, Aug. 28 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Casting Announced for World Premiere Comedy RESOLVING HEDDA at Victory Theatre Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Maria Gobetti, co-artistic director of the Victory Theatre Center, is pleased to announce casting has been completed for the next production scheduled in The Big Victory - the world premiere of Jon Klein's comedy RESOLVING HEDDA. (more...)

Broadway Class Will Be in Session for John Leguizamo's LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Emmy winner John Leguizamo (Ghetto Klown) will make his highly-anticipated return to Broadway this fall in his original one-man comedic play LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS, direct from his acclaimed engagements at The Public Theater and Berkeley Repertory Theater, producers Nelle Nugent and Kenneth Teaton announced today. (more...)

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