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Westside Theatre (Upstairs) (New York, NY)
407 West 43rd St.


Cheryl Campbell and Philip Bretherton Lead The Cast Of New Touring Production Of Bram Stoker's DRACULA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

Dracula is one of the most universally iconic novels ever written. A monumental, genre defining classic that is known the world over. Dracula remains the father of all vampire tales and this autumn an all new production sees the bloodthirsty tale resurrected as part of a nine-week tour, set to receive its most terrifying staging ever when it opens at Cheltenham's Everyman Theatre on Friday 28th September 2018. (more...)

Nobel Prize-Winner Luigi Pirandello's NAKED Begins At The Unicorn Theatre, 9/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

Written by Nobel Prize Award-winner Luigi Pirandello, in a new version by Nicholas Wright, Naked begins performances Thursday, September 27 at 7pm at The Unicorn Theatre in Stockbridge, MA. Opening night is set for Saturday, September 29 at 7pm. Directed by Eric Hill (BTG: At Home at the Zoo, The Homecoming, Poe), the production features: David Adkins (Homeland BTG: The Petrified Forest, At Home at the Zoo) as Alfredo Cantavalle; Haley Aguero (BTG: Tarzan, The Music Man) as Emma; James Barry (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson BTG: The Caretaker, The Who's Tommy) as Franco Laspiga; Jeffrey Doornbos (A Thousand Miles Behind) as Consul Grotti; Tara Franklin (Sleep No More BTG: At Home at the Zoo, The Homecoming) as Ersilia Drei; Barbara Sims (A Streetcar Named Desire BTG: Benefactors) as Signora Onoria; and Obie and Drama Desk Award-winner, Rocco Sisto (The King and I BTG: The Homecoming) as Ludovico Nota. This production is sponsored by Lead Sponsor, Bobbie Hallig; Furlano and Arace, PC; The Westifeld News Group; Massachusetts Cultural Council and The Shubert Foundation. (more...)

Lucie Arnaz, Robert Klein to Benefit The Actors Fund with Reunion Concert of THEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONG
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018

The Actors Fund announced today a 40th Anniversary reunion benefit concert of the 1979 hit Broadway production of They're Playing Our Song. The concert will be held on Monday, February 11th at 7:30 pm at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th St.) and will star the Broadway cast members Lucie Arnaz as 'Sonia Walsk' and Robert Klein as 'Vernon Gersch'. (more...)

Almeida Theatre Announces New Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Artistic Director Rupert Goold today announces the Almeida Theatre's new season. (more...)

The Arvada Center Opens EDUCATING RITA, 10/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities will open the 2018 - 2019 Black Box season with Educating Rita, directed by Lynne Collins, on Friday, October 5, 2018. Performances are Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m., with matinees on Wednesdays at 1:00 p.m. and Sunday at 2:00 p.m., through November 11. Preview performances are October 3 and 4 at 7:30 p.m. Pre-show chats and audience talkbacks are held throughout the run of the production. To purchase tickets call 720-898-7200 or go online   (more...)

Full Casting Announced For THE NIGHTINGALES World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

Jenny Topper and Theatre Royal Bath Productions today announce full casting for the world premiere of The Nightingales which will see Steven Pacey, Stefan Adegbola, Sarah Earnshaw, Philip McGinley and Mary Stockley join previously announced BAFTA Award-winning television star and writer Ruth Jones in her highly anticipated return to the stage. The production, directed by RSC Associate Artist Christopher Luscombe and written by William Gaminara, will run at Theatre Royal Bath from Wednesday 31 October to Saturday 10 November, with opening night for press on Wednesday 7 November. The Nightingales will then tour to Cambridge, Cardiff, Chichester and Malvern prior to a West End transfer, with venue and dates to be announced. (more...)

Less Than Six Weeks Until The West End Transfer Of Tennessee Williams' SUMMER AND SMOKE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

To celebrate less than six weeks until the West End transfer, an exclusive trailer for Tennessee Williams' intoxicating and rarely staged classic, Summer and Smoke, has been released. (more...)

Giles, Baum, Weinhold And More Join PICT's THE OLD CURIOSITY SHOP
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2018

Martin Giles, Karen Baum, Jordon Ross Weinhold and more join the cast of PICT Classic Theatre's upcoming production of The Old Curiosity Shop. (more...)

Donmar Warehouse Announces Full Casting For SWEAT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

The Donmar Warehouse today announces full casting for Lynette Linton's production of Sweat by Lynn Nottage. Casting includes Leanne Best, Patrick Gibson, Osy Ikhile, Wil Johnson, Stuart McQuarrie, Clare Perkins, Martha Plimpton, Sule Rimi and Sebastian Viveros. (more...)

Imprint Theatreworks Announces Cast of BLOOD BROTHERS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

Imprint Theatreworks is pleased to announce the phenomenal cast and creative team of our anticipated inaugural season closer, Blood Brothers by Willy Russell!  (more...)

Watford Palace Theatre Announces Full Cast For JACK AND THE BEANSTALK
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2018

rtistic Director of Watford Palace Theatre, Brigid Larmour, today announces full casting for Jack and the Beanstalk. James Williams directs Miiya Alexandra (Liesel), Charlotte Clitherow (Fairy Fullobeans/Giant), Terence Frisch (Dame Trott), Oliver Longstaff (Jack Trott), Jill McAusland (Nightshade), Walter van Dyk (Herr Brush) and Marc Zayat (MooMoo). The production opens on 8 December, with previews from 5 December and runs until 5 January. (more...)

Photo Flash: ANNIE Celebrates Opening Night at Cent. Stage Co.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2018

Centenary Stage Company's family holiday spectacular opens this weekend with everyone's favorite orphan in Annie the musical. Annie opens Friday November 23 and runs through December 9 at the Lackland Performing Arts Center at 715 Grand Ave. Hackettstown, NJ. Based on the popular comic strip by Harold Gray, Annie has become a worldwide phenomenon and was the winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical. The beloved book and score by Tony Award winners, Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin, features some of the greatest musical theatre hits ever written, including 'Tomorrow.' (more...)

Hampstead Theatre Announced First Three Productions of 2019
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018

Hampstead Theatre has announced the first three productions of 2019. (more...)

Tickets Go On Sale Today For London Engagement Of Tennessee Williams' ORPHEUS DESCENDING
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019

Tickets go on sale at 9am today for members of the Menier Chocolate Factory for the London dates for their co-production with Theatr Clwyd of Tennessee Williams' Orpheus Descending. Public booking for the Menier Chocolate Factory dates opens on Monday 11 March at 9am. (more...)


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THE SOUND OF MURDER Begins Performances This Week At Theatre 40
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2019

Theatre Forty, in the Reuben Cordova Theatre, 241 S. Moreno Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Theatre 40 is Beverly Hills' professional theatre company. The venue is located on the campus of Beverly Hills High School. There is ample free parking beneath the theatre, which can be accessed from the intersection of Durant and Moreno Drives. (more...)

Ross Lehman's SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY opens April 26th at Citadel Theatre
by Sarah Hookey - Mar 12, 2019

Citadel Theatre Company will close its 2018-19 season with the world premiere of a "musical remembrance" written and performed by one of Chicago's best-loved actors, Ross Lehman. (more...)

Hattie Morahan & Seth Numrich Will Lead Theatr Clwyd and Menier Chocolate Factory's ORPHEUS DESCENDING
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2019

The full cast is announced for the Theatr Clwyd and Menier Chocolate Factory co-production of Tennessee Williams' Orpheus Descending. Theatr Clwyd's Artistic Director Tamara Harvey directs Catrin Aaron (Beulah Binnings), Michael Geary (Pee Wee Binnings), Valentine Hanson (Uncle Pleasant), Jenny Livsey (Eva Temple / Woman), Laura Jane Matthewson (Dolly Hamma), Mark Meadows (Jabe Torrance), Ifan Meredith (David Cutrere / Dog Hamma), Hattie Morahan (Lady Torrance), Seth Numrich (Val Xavier), Ian Porter (Sheriff Talbott), Jemima Rooper (Carol Cutrere), Carol Royle (Vee Talbott) and Carrie Quinlan (Sister / Nurse Porter). Public booking for the Menier Chocolate Factory dates opens at 9am today. (more...)

Stuart Fox and Matthew Spencer Join THE WOMAN IN BLACK
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2019

As Susan Hill's THE WOMAN IN BLACK at The Fortune Theatre, London prepares to celebrate its 30th Anniversary in the West End in June 2019, PW Productions are delighted to announce that from Tuesday 19 March 2019 the show will star Stuart Fox as 'Arthur Kipps' and Matthew Spencer as 'The Actor'. (more...)

Hannie Rayson's HOTEL SORRENTO Comes To Riverside Theatres Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2018

Family, country and culture collide in the award-winning comedy/drama Hotel Sorrento by one of Australia's most significant playwrights, Hannie Rayson, at Riverside Theatres from 31st July to 4th August. (more...)

John Stahl And Cathy Tyson Join Charles Lawson In The World Premiere UK Tour Of REBUS: LONG SHADOWS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2018

Daniel Schumann, Lee Dean and Cambridge Arts Theatre in association with Birmingham Repertory Theatre today announce John Stahl (Big Ger Cafferty) and Cathy Tyson (Siobhan Clarke) will join Charles Lawson (John Rebus) in Rebus: Long Shadows, a brand new Rebus story written exclusively for the stage by author of the original novels, Ian Rankin and playwright Rona Munro. Further casting to be announced shortly. (more...)

Irish Play CHAPATTI Opens At Vermont's Saint Michael's Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2018

Saint Michael's Playhouse announces the area premiere of Irish playwright Christian O'Reilly's play Chapatti opening Wednesday, July 18, 2018. Evening performances are July 18 - 21, 24 - 28 (8pm), with matinee performances July 21 and 28 (2pm). (more...)

Irish Play CHAPATTI Opens At Vermont's Saint Michael's Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2018

Saint Michael's Playhouse announces the area premiere of Irish playwright Christian O'Reilly's play Chapatti opening Wednesday, July 18, 2018. Evening performances are July 18 - 21, 24 - 28 (8pm), with matinee performances July 21 and 28 (2pm). (more...)

Hannie Rayson's HOTEL SORRENTO Comes To Riverside Theatres 7/31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

Family, country and culture collide in the award-winning comedy/drama Hotel Sorrento by one of Australia's most significant playwrights, Hannie Rayson, at Riverside Theatres from 31st July to 4th August. (more...)

Brief 7/17: Watch The HELLO, DOLLY! Cast Perform at Broadway Barks, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Jul 17, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: watch the cast of Hello, Dolly! perform at Broadway Barks, and more! (more...)

West End Production of SUMMER AND SMOKE Must Close 19 January
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2019

Sonia Friedman Productions confirms the previously announced end-date of 19 January 2019 for the West End production of Summer and Smoke. Audiences have less than three weeks to catch Rebecca Frecknall's critically acclaimed revival and reinvention of Tennessee Williams' intoxicating and gripping classic. This breathtaking production starring the sensational Patsy Ferran and Matthew Needham completes its highly successful West End run at the Duke of York's Theatre. (more...)

New Casting Announced for World Premiere BREAKING OUT OF SUNSET PALACE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2019

Queensbury Theatre is proud to announce the cast for the world premiere of Breaking Out of Sunset Place, playing January 24 - February 10, 2019. (more...)

Stephen Tompkinson To Star In UK Tour of EDUCATING RITA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2019

David Pugh & Dafydd Rogers and Theatre by the Lake have announced that a major new stage production of Willy Russell's Educating Rita will tour the UK in 2019. Starring Stephen Tompkinson as Frank, and introducing Jessica Johnson as Rita, the play will be directed by Max Roberts. (more...)

EDUCATING RITA Comes to The Masque Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2019

This iconic Willy Russell play, set in Liverpool, England in 1980, follows the relationship between hairdresser Rita, and Frank, a middle-aged university lecturer, over the course of a year. (more...)

Miss Marple, The Queen And Margaret Thatcher Take Centre Stage At Salisbury Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019

Miss Marple, The Queen and Margaret Thatcher will all take centre stage in Salisbury Playhouse's Spring 2019 season. (more...)

SWEAT Extends At The Donmar Warehouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2019

The Donmar Warehouse today announces the extension, due to exceptional demand, for Lynette Linton's acclaimed production of Sweat by Lynn Nottage. The production will now be booking for performances until Saturday 2 February 2019. (more...)

Linzi Hateley Reprises Her Role As Mrs Johnstone In BLOOD BROTHERS 2019 Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2019

Bill Kenwright's 'Dazzling' (Sunday Telegraph) production of the international smash hit musical Blood Brothers announces its 2019 Spring tour, opening on Tuesday 29th January at Malvern Festival Theatre. This iconic musical has been visiting theatres across the country throughout 2018, performing to sell-out houses and receiving standing ovations. (more...)

Cast Announced For Kate Wasserberg's RITA, SUE, AND BOB TOO at The Lowry
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019

Directed by Out of Joint's Artistic Director, Kate Wasserberg, Andrea Dunbar's ground-breaking play 'Rita, Sue and Bob Too' comes to The Lowry Tue 9 - Sat 13 April (more...)

Lois Chimimba, Alexander Elliot, and More Join THREE SISTERS at the Almeida Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2019

Do you ever wonder what would happen if we could live our lives all over again but be fully conscious of it the second time? (more...)

Alexander Patmore, Joel Benedict And Paula Tappenden To Join BLOOD BROTHERS Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2019

Bill Kenwright's 'Dazzling' (Sunday Telegraph) production of the international smash hit musical Blood Brothers continues its 2019 Spring tour welcoming three new cast members Alexander Patmore, Joel Benedict and Paula Tappenden into the roles of Mickey, Eddie and Mrs Lyons respectively. They will join actress Linzi Hateley who leads the cast in the seminal role of Mrs Johnstone at Bournemouth Pavilion on 26 February 2019. (more...)

Lucie Arnaz & Robert Klein Will Benefit The Actors Fund Tonight with Reunion Concert of THEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONG
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2019

A 40th Anniversary reunion benefit concert of the 1979 hit Broadway production of They're Playing Our Song will be held on Monday, February 11th at 7:30 pm at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th St.) and will star the Broadway cast members Lucie Arnaz as 'Sonia Walsk' and Robert Klein as 'Vernon Gersch'. (more...)

Prime Cut Productions Announce Further Details For REMOVED
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2019

Prime Cut Productions has announced further details for Removed, a brand new play inspired by interviews with young people growing up in care in Northern Ireland, created in collaboration with playwright Fionnuala Kennedy and Voice Of Young People In Care (VOYPIC), and in association with Young at Art. Removed will receive its world premiere at Belfast Children's Festival on Saturday 9 March and run from 07 to 16 March 2019 at the Brian Friel Theatre. (more...)

Tom Ligon Stars in Ray Leslee's A CHAMBER CHRISTMAS CAROL at St. Mark's Church
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2018

Tired of the same old Christmas Carol? Downtown Music Productions presents A Chamber Christmas Carol at the gorgeous St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery. Composer Ray Leslee (Avenue X, Standup Shakespeare) has created a brand-new take on the holiday season's most prolific tale. This ONE NIGHT ONLY event features a virtuoso company of five musicians and five actors who play 35 roles, telling the classic tale through Leslee's music and selections from Dickens' masterpiece. Tom Ligon (Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo) stars as Scrooge. The cast includes Mark Boyett, Jack McCarthy, JD Mollison and Alex Sunderhaus. The musicians are Broadway veterans Jack Bashkow (woodwinds), Jeff Carney (bass), Marshall Coid (violin), Ron Hay (trombone) and Mimi Stern-Wolfe at the piano. Margarett Perry directs. (more...)

Tracie Bennett To Play Title Role In MAME at Hope Mill Theatre Manchester
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2018

Katy Lipson of Aria Entertainment and Joseph Houston and William Whelton of Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester are delighted to announce Hope Aria Productions' 2019 Season. The Season will open on 2 March with the UK premiere of a new version of the Stephen Schwartz musical RAGS. From 27 September, Tracie Bennett will star in the title role in Jerry Herman's much loved musical MAME, and the season will be completed by a new musical, THE ASTONISHING TIMES OF TIMOTHY CRATCHIT, from 22 November. (more...)

UK Tour Of Ian Rankin And Rona Munro's REBUS LONG SHADOWS Extends Into 2019
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2018

Daniel Schumann, Lee Dean and Cambridge Arts Theatre in association with Birmingham Repertory Theatre today announce an extension to the successful UK tour of Rebus: Long Shadows due to public demand. The production written exclusively for the stage by author of the original novels, Ian Rankin and playwright Rona Munro toured from September to November 2018, and in 2019 will tour to a further five cities - Glasgow from 29 January, then visiting Cardiff, Cambridge and Newcastle, before completing its run in Bath on 9 March. (more...)

Luciole Brings British Contemporary Hit To Houston
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2018

 To begin the year 2019, Luciole International Theatre Company presents Educating Rita by Willy Russell. (more...)

Grand Theatre 125th Anniversary Pantomime, Nativity Musical And More For 2019 Season!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

There's plenty to celebrate as the Grand Theatre turns 125 next year! The streets of Wolverhampton will be paved with gold as the magic of DICK WHITTINGTON comes to the Grand Theatre! (more...)

Downtown Music Productions Presents A CHAMBER CHRISTMAS CAROL Dec 23 At St. Marks Church-in-the-Bowery
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

Downtown Music Productions will present A Chamber Christmas Carol on Sunday, December 23 @ 7:00 PM at St. Marks Church-in-the-Bowery, 131 E. 10 St. (at 2nd Avenue) in New York, New York. (more...)

Linzi Hateley To Debut As Mrs Johnstone In BLOOD BROTHERS Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018

Bill Kenwright's production of the international smash hit musical Blood Brothers announces its 2018 Autumn tour, opening on Tuesday 4 September at the Churchill Theatre, Bromley. This iconic musical has been visiting theatres across the country throughout 2018, performing to sell-out houses and receiving standing ovations. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For The World Premiere UK Tour Of REBUS: LONG SHADOWS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

Daniel Schumann, Lee Dean and Cambridge Arts Theatre in association with Birmingham Repertory Theatre today announce the full cast for Rebus: Long Shadows.. Dani Heron (Angela), Eleanor House (Heather/Maggie) and Neil McKinven (Mordaunt) join Charles Lawson (John Rebus), John Stahl (Big Ger Cafferty) and Cathy Tyson (Siobhan Clarke) to complete the company. (more...)

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...)

John Stahl And Cathy Tyson Join Charles Lawson In The World Premiere UK Tour Of REBUS: LONG SHADOWS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2018

Manchester's Opera House have announced that John Stahl (Big Ger Cafferty) and Cathy Tyson (Siobhan Clarke) will join Charles Lawson (John Rebus) in Rebus: Long Shadows, a brand new Rebus story written exclusively for the stage by author of the original novels, Ian Rankin, and playwright Rona Munro. Further casting is to be announced. (more...)

Linzi Hateley Debuts As Mrs Johnstone In BLOOD BROTHERS Tour at St Helens Theatre Royal
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2018

Bill Kenwright's production of the international smash hit musical Blood Brothers announces its 2018 Autumn tour, opening on Tuesday 4 September at the Churchill Theatre, Bromley and visits St Helens Theatre Royal from Tue 11 - Sat 15 September. (more...)

Sheffield Theatres Announces Casting for STEEL and A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2018

Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres Robert Hastie today announces the full cast for the world premiere of Chris Bush's Steel, and his major new revival of William Shakespeare's classic A Midsummer Night's Dream. (more...)

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