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BWW Review: Though Formulaic, NEIGHBORS is GRAND
by Juan Michael Porter II - Sep 28, 2017

My jaw sat agape as tears of laughter rolled down my face for the full 5 minutes of UncleDave's Fight-House's gut busting fight choreography. Complete with Raul Abrego's gorgeous interactive set - the cloud by itself deserves awards - NEIGHBORS stands as the most fully realized production I have seen on or off-off-Broadway this year. (more...)

Rhys Ifans to Lead A CHRISTMAS CAROL at the Old Vic; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

Matthew Warchus directs Charles Dickens' timeless classic A Christmas Carol in a joyous new adaptation by Jack Thorne, starring Rhys Ifans as Ebenezer Scrooge, opening at The Old Vic on 29 November with previews from 20 November. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Richard Hoehler in I OF THE STORM, Opening Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

RJ Bartholomew's I of The Storm starring Richard Hoehler and directed by Janice L. Goldberg began a strictly limited engagement on Friday, September 22, 2017 at The Gym at Judson (243 Thompson Street, NYC). Opening Night is set for tonight, September 28, 2017 with performances continuing through Sunday, October 29, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a first look at Hoehler onstage below! (more...)


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Caoilfhionn Dunne and More Join Gate Theatre's UK Premiere Of SUZY STORCK
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

As she opens The Unknown Island, the inaugural production in her first season as Artistic Director of the Gate Theatre, Ellen McDougall today announces the full cast for Suzy Storck, directed by celebrated French director Jean-Pierre Baro, in his debut UK production. (more...)

THE HIP HOP NUTCRACKER Hits the Road for A 28 City North American Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

The Hip Hop Nutcracker (www.hiphopnutcracker.com or #hiphopnutcracker), a contemporary dance spectacle set to Tchaikovsky's timeless music, hits the road this holiday season to 28 U.S. cities. The show premieres in Riverside, CA on November 9 and will play cities from coast to coast. Produced by the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) with Executive Producer, Eva Price, and co-commissioned by the United Palace of Cultural Arts, The Hip Hop Nutcracker will feature Kurtis Blow, one of hip hop's founding fathers, opening the show in most cities with a short set before rapping the introduction. (more...)

Musical Delights Announced at the Everyman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

The Weekend of Saturday, October 7th and Sunday, October 8th brings a feast of music to the stage of the Everyman Theatre: on Saturday, two of Ireland's greatest sopranos, Cara O'Sullivan and Majella Cullagh, will come together to present an unforgettable evening of music and on Sunday the return of the Everyman Sunday Songbook will mark the 100th birthday of Vera Lynn. (more...)

Immersive KPOP Extends Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

In response to overwhelming demand and critical acclaim, Ars Nova, in association with Ma-Yi Theater and Woodshed Collective, extends the world premiere of KPOP until October 21. KPOP is a high-octane immersive event that audiences a backstage pass to a K-pop music factory. (more...)

Mark Goucher and David Ian Present Cheltenham Everyman Theatre Production of QUARTET
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Following the West End revival last year of The Dresser, Mark Goucher is presenting Quartet. This will be the first production that the producer will mount in his new role as CEO of the Cheltenham Everyman Theatre. This Everyman Theatre production will then be presented on a UK tour by Mark Goucher and David Ian. (more...)

Reginald D Hunter Extends UK Tour Into 2018
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Due to popular demand Reginald has extended the critically acclaimed UK Tour of Some People Vs Reginald D Hunter. (more...)

The Playground Theatre to Premiere PICASSO as Opening Production
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Today, London's newest theatre announces its opening production. On November 1, The Playground Theatre will open its doors for the first time with the world premiere of Picasso by Terry D'Alfonso. (more...)

BWW Review: INCOGNITO at Rubicon Theatre Company
by Cary Ginell - Sep 20, 2017

Nick Payne's acclaimed Off-Broadway smash 'Incognito' makes its West Coast debut with this thought-provoking production, staged at the Rubicon Theatre Company in Ventura. (more...)

BWW Review: THE HEIDI CHRONICLES at Rep Stage - A classic Play Gets Revisited
by Charles Shubow - Sep 20, 2017

Take a trip in time as you revisit the 1950's to the 1980's with the music of each era to help with the journey (thank you Sound Designer Sarah O'Halloran) with THE HEIDI CHRONICLES at Rep Stage. (more...)

Bristol Old Vic Nominated for Three Prestigious UK Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Bristol Old Vic is celebrating three nominations in the UK Theatre Awards 2017. The phenomenal new musical The Grinning Man from director Tom Morris, picks up two nominations, with Best Performance in a Musical for lead Louis Maskell and a Best Design nomination for Jon Bausor. (more...)

The Players Catches Will-a-Mania with The Season Opener THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

From Sept. 27 through Oct. 15, catch Will-a-Mania with the Wilde Broadway Season opener The Will Rogers Follies. This first show in this fall series at The Players Centre for Performing Arts is a toe-tapping, dance-filled journey through the life of Will Rogers. (more...)

BWW First Person: BANDSTAND Heals at Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre
by Matt Hanson - Sep 19, 2017

In his earliest memory, my grandfather is four years old. The year is 1919 and he stands on his tenement building in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, where he watches an army parade. Soldiers are returning from the Great War, and eternal peace on Earth seems possible. (more...)

New Federal Theatre to Stage Off-Broadway Debut of FREIGHT: THE FIVE INCARNATIONS OF ABEL GREENE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

From October 19 to November 19, Woodie King Jr.'s New Federal Theatre, in association with Castillo Theatre, will present the Off-Broadway debut of 'FREIGHT: the five incarnations of Abel Green' by Howard L. Craft, directed by Joseph Megel, starring J. Alphonse Nicholson, at Castillo Theater, 543 West 42nd Street. (more...)

DreamWrights to Stage Holiday Classic IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE; Auditions Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

By appointment on Tuesday, October 10 and Wednesday, October 11, DreamWrights Center for Community Arts will hold auditions for Frank Capra's It's a Wonderful Life. (more...)

Casting Announced For THE BUSY WORLD IS HUSHED at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

The European premiere of a new play by the acclaimed American playwright Keith Bunin in his UK debut, The Busy World is Hushed opens at the Finborough Theatre for an eight week limited season on Friday, 6 October 2017 (Press Nights: Tuesday 10 and Wednesday 11 October 2017 at 7.30pm). (more...)

HIP HOP NUTCRACKER to Bring Twist on Tchaikovsky Classic to the Fox; Tickets on Sale Friday!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

The Hip Hop Nutcracker (www.hiphopnutcracker.com), a contemporary dance spectacle set to Tchaikovsky's timeless music, hits the road this holiday season to 28 U.S. cities. (more...)

M. BUTTERFLY at Everyman Theatre - What a Bold Presentation of a Psychological Thriller Full of Surprises
by Charles Shubow - Sep 15, 2017

David Henry Hwang Tony winning play is given a riveting presentation by Everyman's Artistic Director and Director Vincent M. Lancisi. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Matt Damon & More Attend DOWNSIZING Press Call at TIFF
by Walter McBride - Sep 15, 2017

Matt Damon, director Alexander Payne and more attended the press call for the new film DOWNSIZING at this year's Toronto Film Festival. Check out photos below! (more...)

BWW Review: RHINOCEROS St. Edwards Stages Smartly Stylish Satire
by Frank Benge - Oct 9, 2017

RHINOCEROS was written by Eug ne Ionesco in 1959 and staged for the first time in 1960. Considered by many scholars as one of the best examples of The Theatre of the Absurd, this label was, in later years, rejected as too interpretatively narrow. Over the course of three acts, the inhabitants of a small town in France turn into rhinoceroses. Only one human resists this mass metamorphosis and that is the central character, B renger, portrayed in this production by Blake Browning. He is an Everyman figure who is criticized first for his drinking, lateness, and unkempt appearance and later for his paranoid obsession with the rhinoceroses. The play is widely considered a criticism of the spread of Fascism and Nazism in Europe preceding World War II. It examines such themes as conformity, mass political movements, mob mentality, logic and morality. (more...)

Tessa Peake-Jones and Aden Gillett to Lead 2018 UK Tour of THE WINSLOW BOY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2017

Lead casting is today announced for a 2018 UK tour of Terence Rattigan's classic family drama, The Winslow Boy - directed by Olivier Award-nominated Rachel Kavanaugh. Tessa Peake-Jones (Only Fools and Horses, Grantchester) stars as Grace Winslow wife of Arthur Winslow, played by Aden Gillett (House of Eliott, Holby City), the father who embarks on an extraordinary campaign for justice for his son. (more...)

Queen's Theatre Produces World Premiere of Clem Garritty's Adaptation THE INVISIBLE MAN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2017

The Queen's Theatre Hornchurch is proud to be producing a world premiere of a new adaptation of H.G.Wells' sci-fi classic, The Invisible Man, which runs from 27 October - 18 November. (more...)

BWW Review: THE TIN DRUM, Everyman Theatre, Liverpool
by Abigail Donoghue - Oct 7, 2017

Disjointed. Chaotic. Haunting. The Tin Drum is a chilling tale that resonates in so many eras of society. Based on the 1959 novel Die Blechtrommel by G nter Grass, Kneehigh's production tells the story of Oskar, a boy born into the world already weary with the state of humanity. We see everything through his narration, from his mother's childhood to the war-torn place he lives in. (more...)

THE HIP HOP NUTCRACKER, Featuring Kurtis Blow, to Hit the Road This Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

The Hip Hop Nutcracker, a contemporary dance spectacle set to Tchaikovsky's timeless music, hits the road this holiday season to 28 U.S. cities. The show premieres in Riverside, CA on November 9 and will play cities from coast to coast. (more...)

The Orchestra Now to Perform at Jazz at Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

The Orchestra Now (T?N) will open its New York City fall season with the first concert of its T?N at Rose Theater series at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall on October 15. The program of works by Rubinstein, Sibelius, and Daugherty will feature the distinguished maestro Neeme J rvi as guest conductor with pianist Anna Shelest and cellist Zuill Bailey. (more...)

Everyman Theatre's INTIMATE APPAREL Reveals Patterns of Synergy and Commitment to Playwright's Work
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

As though tailor-made for the locally-commissioned play's Baltimore audience, Intimate Apparel stirs with substance, style and sincerity at Everyman Theatre October 18 through November 19, 2017 in a quietly commanding production that radiates with powerful performances on-stage and profound local partnerships off-stage, bringing the play's delicate themes affectingly to life. (more...)

Spooky Action Theater Announces Upcoming Entangled Artists Performances
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

See where Spooky Action artists are appearing! Quantum Entanglement is the official name for Einstein's 'spooky action at a distance.' (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...)

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...)

Brooklyn Music School Announces New Advisory Board
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017

Brooklyn Music School (BMS), located at 126 Felix Street, Brooklyn, NY, announces a new Advisory Board, created to play a key role in helping BMS continually enrich its educational and artistic offerings, improve its pedagogical approach, increase visibility in the community, and refine strategies for growth. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Kneehigh's UK Tour of THE TIN DRUM
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

One of the defining novels of the 20th Century, Gunter Grass's dazzling tour de force, The Tin Drum, is being brought to thrilling theatrical life by Kneehigh in a touring co-production with Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse and West Yorkshire Playhouse. It will open to press at Liverpool Everyman this week, then transfer to West Yorkshire Playhouse before travelling to Bristol, Cornwall and finishing in London's Shoreditch Town Hall. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

TOM CREAN - ANTARCTIC EXPLORER Returns to the Everyman
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2017

Written and performed by Aidan Dooley, Tom Crean Antarctic Explorer, returns for a 10th time to the Everyman in Cork. (more...)

EPIC Players Inclusion Company in Association with The Flea presents YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2017

EPIC Players Inclusion Company (EPIC) returns with the second play of their 2017-18 season, You're A Good Man Charlie Brown, with music and lyrics by Clark Gesner. The musical adaptation of Charles M. Shulz comic strip Peanuts, runs November 16 19 at The Flea's new theater in Tribeca. (more...)

Cast Announced for THE LAST TESTAMENT OF LILLIAN BILOCCA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

Hull Truck Theatre and Hull UK City of Culture 2017 today announce the cast for the world premi re of The Last Testament of Lillian Bilocca, a new production written by Maxine Peake, with an original live score by folk's finest The Unthanks - especially for season four of Hull 2017. (more...)

Liverpool's Roy Brandon Joins Cast of SLEEPING BEAUTY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

St Helens' spellbinding pantomime Sleeping Beauty opens at St Helens Theatre Royal this week offering an action-packed production to keep the kids entertained this half-term, andRegal Entertainments have today announced that Roy Brandon will be joining the cast. (more...)

Winners Announced for UK Theatre Awards 2017
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2017

UK Theatre has announced the winners of the UK Theatre Awards 2017 the only awards to honour outstanding achievement in performing, producing and management in theatres throughout the United Kingdom. The awards were hosted by Sharon D Clarke. (more...)

Joanne McNally Kicks off Irish Tour of BITE ME at the Everyman
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

This is the story of Joanne's amaaaaaaazing diet. She didn't just lose weight though; she lost jobs, friends and fellas, but she didn't care because she could wear bangles as belts and that's all that mattered. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For Rose Theatre Kingston's Christmas Show ALICE IN WINTERLAND
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

Rose Theatre Kingston has just announced full casting for its Christmas show, Alice in Winterland, based on Lewis Carroll's timeless books Alice Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass. (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...)

BWW Review: ONCE at Midtown Feels Like Broadway
by Chris Arneson - Oct 12, 2017

Ever since I saw Once on tour, I've been intrigued how it would do regionally. The show itself isn't necessarily complicated, but you need to find actors who can sing well and play a variety of instruments while maintaining accents, or the show just doesn't work. (more...)

BWW Interview: Emma Fielding On A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE
by Marianka Swain - Oct 12, 2017

Actress Emma Fielding's work ranges from Arcadia, Private Lives and The King's Speech to Terror and The School for Scandal. She's now playing Mrs Allonby in Oscar Wilde's A Woman of No Importance at the Vaudeville Theatre, currently in previews. (more...)

FUTURAMA Returns to Hulu Next Week, 10/16
by TV News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

On Monday, October 16th, the entire Futurama library - including all four films will make their long-awaited streaming return, only on Hulu. (more...)

THE ASSASSINATION OF KATIE HOPKINS to Premiere in Theatr Clwyd's 2018 Spring Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Artistic Director of Theatr Clwyd, Tamara Harvey, today announces two world premi res as part of the spring season 2018. (more...)

Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn Backs New Song from Graeae's REASONS TO BE CHEERFUL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Pioneering disabled-led theatre company Graeae has been a proud standard-bearer for protest and disability rights for many years. In conjunction with the final tour of their smash hit musical Reasons to be Cheerful, set in 1979 Thatcher's Britain, Blockheads Chaz Jankel, Derek Hussey and cast member John Kelly have written a protest song for 2017, 'If It Can't Be Right Then It Must Be Wrong'. (more...)

Jim Abele to Play Title Role in KING CHARLES lll at Pasadena Playhouse; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theatre of California, announces the cast and creative team for the Los Angeles Premiere of King Charles III by Mike Bartlett, the second production of the 2017/18 Centennial Season of the Pasadena Playhouse, which also serves as Producer Artistic Director Danny Feldman's inaugural season. (more...)

Kneehigh Announces 2018 UK Tour For THE FLYING LOVERS OF VITEBSK
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

Kneehigh has announced dates and venues for the 2018 tour of its award-winning production of The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk, written by Daniel Jamieson and directed by Emma Rice. (more...)

THINGS I KNOW TO BE TRUE, Starring Chester's Cate Hamer, to Arrive at Storyhouse This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

In four weeks, the critically acclaimed production of Things I Know To Be True arrives in Chester, featuring a fantastic cast including Chester born Cate Hamer and Liverpool actor John McArdle. (more...)

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