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"A pair of newlyweds arrive at their country estate to be welcomed by Kuzovkin, the penniless gentleman-in-residence. Their wealthy and mischievous neighbour Tropatchov calls by for a seemingly innocent celebratory lunch. Fuelled by champagne the proceedings degenerate, leading to a shocking revelation with far-reaching consequences.


Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Festival of Ukrainian Culture at St. James This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2015

Kiev's National Academic Theatre of Russian Drama Lesya Ukrainka brings a festival of events celebrating Ukrainian culture to the St. James Theatre from 8 to 19 September 2015, curated by Mikhail Reznikovich, Artistic Director of the National Academic Theatre of Russian Drama Lesya Ukrainka. The festival, comprising four plays, two free film screenings and a photography exhibition, will give British audiences a rare chance to acquaint themselves with some of Ukraine's cultural masterpieces as well as its developing modern arts scene. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the productions! (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with National Academic Theatre of Russian Drama Lesya Ukrainka at St. James Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2015

Four plays from Kiev's National Academic Theatre of Russian Drama Lesya Ukrainka will run at the St. James Theatre from 8 - 19 September. The cycle of four plays, Ward of the Manor, My Mocking Happiness, Life's Little Nothings and Don Juan, will be performed in Russian and live dubbed in to English by a translator who will be present in the auditorium. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal! (more...)

Peter Bogyo Releases Book BROADWAY GENERAL MANAGER; Slates Two September Events
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Top Broadway general manager Peter Bogyo will celebrate the publication of his book, BROADWAY GENERAL MANAGER, with two free public events in September. (more...)

Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company to Stage THE TWENTY-SEVENTH MAN, 10/17-11/8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2015

Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company (MJTC) is pleased to announce the opening of The Twenty-Seventh Man, a new work by Nathan Englander. This regional premiere runs from October 17 - November 8 at MJTC's theater home in the Highland Park Community Center, 1978 Ford Parkway, St. Paul, MN 55116. (more...)

KENNY MORGAN to Return to the Arcola with Original Cast
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Arcola Theatre's production of Kenny Morgan will return for just four weeks this September after a sold-out premiere earlier this year. This critically-acclaimed new play is the latest drama by Mike Poulton (Tony nominated for his Broadway versions of Fortune's Fool, Wolf Hall, and Bring up The Bodies). (more...)

Roundabout Will Honor Frank Langella with Jason Robards Award for Excellence in Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) announces the 2017 Spring Gala will honor legendary four?time Tony winning stage and film actor Frank Langella with The Jason Robards Award for Excellence in Theatre on Monday, February 27, 2017 in the Grand Ballroom of the Waldorf Astoria (301 Park Avenue, NYC). (more...)

ROUNDABOUT Announces 2017 SPRING GALA Will Honor FRANK LANGELLA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) announces the 2017 Spring Gala will honor legendary four?time Tony winning stage and film actor Frank Langella with The Jason Robards Award for Excellence in Theatre on Monday, February 27, 2017 in the Grand Ballroom of the Waldorf Astoria (301 Park Avenue, NYC). (more...)

Steamy ANTONY & CLEOPATRA to Open Folger Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Folger Theatre launches its 2017/18 season of power, passion, and politics with William Shakespeare's romantic tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra. (more...)

Photo Flash: UK Tour of A TALE OF TWO CITIES Kicks Off Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2016

The Touring Consortium Theatre Company and Royal & Derngate Northampton present Charles Dickens' literary masterpiece A TALE OF TWO CITIES, opening at Royal & Derngate today 10 September 2016, with a national press night on Wednesday 14 September, and touring the UK until November. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company Stages THE TWENTY-SEVENTH MAN, Now thru 11/8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2015

Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company (MJTC) is pleased to announce the opening of The Twenty-Seventh Man, a new work by Nathan Englander. This regional premiere runs from tonight, October 17, through November 8 at MJTC's theater home in the Highland Park Community Center, 1978 Ford Parkway, St. Paul, MN 55116. (more...)

Steamy ANTONY & CLEOPATRA to Open Folger Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

Folger Theatre launches its 2017/18 season of power, passion, and politics with William Shakespeare's romantic tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra. (more...)

Olivier Award-Winning Goodnight Mister Tom Full Cast and Spring Tour 2016 Announced
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2015

The producers of Chichester Festival Theatre's production of Goodnight Mister Tom are delighted to announce today that the Oliver award-winning stage adaptation of Michelle Magorian's classic novel will embark on a UK Tour in 2016 after its strictly limited West End run at the Duke of York's Theatre this Christmas. (more...)

Chip Deffaa Releases THE CHIP DEFFAA SONGBOOK
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2016

'The Chip Deffaa Songbook'—a double-album featuring nearly 40 theater songs by ASCAP Award-winning playwright/songwriter Chip Deffaa--is out now.  The two-CD set gathers songs that Deffaa wrote or co-wrote for such shows of his as 'George M. Cohan Tonight!,' 'The Seven Little Foys,'  'Mad About the Boy,' 'Presenting Fanny Brice,' 'The Family that Sings Together,' 'Yankee Doodle Dandy,' 'Song-and-Dance Kids,' and 'Theater Boys.' The set, with a suggested  list price of $17.00, is available from Amazon, CDBaby, iTunes, Footlight Records, etc.   It may be ordered here: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/thechipdeffaasongbook. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS STORY to Return to Cleveland Play House for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2016

The most popular show in Cleveland Play House history is back just in time for the holidays! A Christmas Story will once again delight Cleveland audiences with its nostalgic tale of little Ralphie Parker and his ultimate Christmas wish. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS STORY to Return to Cleveland Play House for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

The most popular show in Cleveland Play House history is back just in time for the holidays! A Christmas Story will once again delight Cleveland audiences with its nostalgic tale of little Ralphie Parker and his ultimate Christmas wish. (more...)

CHICK FLICK THE MUSICAL to Premiere This Fall in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Grab your friends and head out for an evening of humor, heart, and harmony as Chick Flick the Musical comes to The Royal George Theatre Cabaret, 1641 N. Halsted Street in Chicago. This uniquely female-positive new musical begins previews November 1, and opens November 10 for an open run. (more...)

Seattle Shakespeare's ROMEO AND JULIET Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

It's a story so familiar that it is practically part of our DNA. A boy, a girl, and a love that tries to beat the odds. For Seattle Shakespeare Company's production of ROMEO AND JULIET, director Vanessa Miller will use the play and stage space as a portal for a group of players trapped in a game that races to its final conclusion.  (more...)

BWW Review: ROMEO AND JULIET, The Garrick Theatre, 25 May 2-16
by Liz Cearns - May 30, 2016

Kenneth Branagh and Rob Ashford direct Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, the penultimate show of the Branagh Company's year long residency at the Garrick Theatre. This well-known cast includes Richard Madden, Lily James, Derek Jacobi and Meera Syal. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Exclusive Look at Mike Poulton's KENNY MORGAN at the Arcola Theatre
by Roy Tan - May 22, 2016

Arcola Theatre presents KENNY MORGAN, the World Premiere of a new play by Mike Poulton, directed by Lucy Bailey with designer Robert Innes Hopkins, sound designer Neil McKeown and lighting designer Jack Knowles. KENNY MORGAN runs now through Saturday June 18th, with Press Night set for tomorrow, Monday May 23rd at 7.30pm. Check out BroadwayWorld's exclusive look at the production below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Mike Poulton's KENNY MORGAN at the Arcola Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

Arcola Theatre presents KENNY MORGAN, the World Premiere of a new play by Mike Poulton, directed by Lucy Bailey with designer Robert Innes Hopkins, sound designer Neil McKeown and lighting designer Jack Knowles. KENNY MORGAN runs now through Saturday June 18th, with Press Night set for Monday May 23rd at 7.30pm. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

Mark H. Dold, James Lloyd Reynolds and Jeff Talbott to Lead Reading of New Play RIPTIDE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

Paul Barnes, co-founder and former producing and artistic director of Minnesota's Great River Shakespeare Festival, directs an encore free reading of Michael Raver's new play, RIPTIDE, at Pearl Studios (519, eighth avenue, 12th Floor) on April 18th at 3:30 & 6 pm. (more...)

VIDEO: Frank Langella Plays A Former Tap Dancer in Florian Zeller's THE FATHER. Or Does He?
by Michael Dale - Mar 10, 2016

The 3-time Tony Award-winner returns to Broadway in Florian Zeller's Moliere Award winner. (more...)

TRU Voices New Plays Reading Series to Kick Off with CATHARSIS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces Catharsis, the first show of the TRU Voices New Plays Reading Series, on Monday, June 12, 2017 at 7pm at Soho Playhouse, 15 Vandam Street, NYC. (more...)

Back for More- Throwback with the 2016 Tony Nominees Who Have Been Here Before!
by Nora Dominick - Jun 9, 2016

From Laura Benanti to Jeff Daniels, check out BroadwayWorld's complete breakdown of past nominees and winners that will be walking the red carpet this Sunday at the Beacon Theatre.  (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 6/04/2017
by BWW - Jun 4, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/04/2017 for Philadelphia (more...)

THE FATHER's Frank Langella Wins 2016 Tony Award for Best Lead Actor in a Play
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2016

Frank Langella has won the 2016 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play for his role as Andre in THE FATHER. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 6/11/2017
by BWW - Jun 11, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/11/2017 for Philadelphia (more...)

The Red Letter Society to Present THE ABORTION CHRONICLES as Part of Minnesota Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

The Red Letter Society, a new collective comprised of Fringe vets and frequent collaborators Ariel Leaf, Ruth Virkus and Ben Layne, presents The Abortion Chronicles, a new work of personal stories from Minnesotans of all walks of life, sharing their experience with abortion in their lives. (more...)

A TALE OF TWO CITIES To Tour The UK This Autumn
by Edward Baker - Jul 15, 2016

'It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darknesss... It was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair - we had everything before us! We had nothing before us!' (more...)

13th Floor and Twisted Oak to Present Double Bill of Physical Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

13th Floor and Twisted Oak are proud to announce a double bill of physical theater at ODC Theater next year. Each company will present an original 40-minute play drawing on a shared vocabulary of storytelling and character-based movement. 13th Floor presents Lightning Strikes Anonymous, about five quirky individuals with a unique electrical addiction. Twisted Oak presents the world premiere of Fortune's Fool: A Monster's Odyssey, a mythological allegory about the confrontation between Harmony and Strife. This double bill runs February 24 - March 4, 2017, with shows at 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 5 p.m. on Sunday, February 26. Tickets are $15 - $45, and may be purchased online atodc.dance/tickets. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsals for LA RONDE at the Bunker
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

Collaborative Artists return for 2017 with a bold reimagining of Arthur Schnitzler's infamous classic La Ronde in a new adaption by Max Gill. La Ronde embraces life's game of chance and the blindness of desire and fortune as fate decides the cast's roles every night and throughout the play. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 1/1/16 - Frank Langella
by Stage Tube - Jan 1, 2016

Happy Birthday, Frank Langella! Langella won his first Tony Award for his performance in Edward Albee's Seascape and 1975 and was nominated for another for what may have been the performance for which he was best known for in the early part of his career: the title role of the 1977 Broadway production of Dracula. He then appeared on Broadway in such plays as Sherlock's Last Case, Strindberg's The Father (winning a Drama Desk Award), Match (Tony Award nomination), and Fortune's Fool, for which he won a second Tony Award. He was cast as Richard Nixon in Peter Morgan's Frost/Nixon, which received enthusiastic reviews during a run at the Donmar Warehouse and Gielgud Theatre in London before moving to New York's Bernard B. Jacobs Theater in April 2007, culminating in Langella's third Tony Award. He reprised the role of Nixon in the 2008 film Frost/Nixon, directed by Ron Howard. (more...)

Rare Revival of ORPHEUS DESCENDING to Open at St. John's Lutheran Church This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

A rare revival of Orpheus Descending by Tennessee Williams will run for a limited engagement, April 23-May 14, at St. John's Lutheran Church, one of the oldest buildings in Greenwich Village. Directed by Austin Pendleton, the production features a 16-person cast lead by Irene Glezos, Thomas Beaudoin and Beth Bartley. Williams's modern version of the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice opened on Broadway in 1957 and was revived in 1989 in a celebrated production directed by Sir Peter Hall and starring Vanessa Redgrave. It has rarely, if ever, been produced in New York since. (more...)

Stellar Cast Announced for Bold Adaption of LA RONDE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

Collaborative Artists return for 2017 with a bold reimagining of Arthur Schnitzler's infamous classic La Ronde in a new adaption by Max Gill. (more...)

Chip Deffaa Releases 'Irvlng Berlin Revisted' Featuring Jeremy Greenbaum, Charlie Franklin, Giuseppe Bausilio, & More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Rare--and in many cases, never-before-recorded--Irving Berlin love songs are the focus of Chip Deffaa's latest album, 'Irving Berlin Revisited,' being released today.  (more...)

Fortune's Fool To Produce THE LADY WITH A LAP DOG
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

Fortune's Fool Theatre will produce the world premiere of a new musical, The Lady with a Lap Dog, book and lyrics by Daniel Pinkerton and music by Robert Elhai, adapted from the story by Anton Chekhov. It will be performed at the Open Eye Figure Theatre in Minneapolis for 8 performances only from September 15-24. The production will star the outstanding singing actors Andrea Leap as Anna, Joel Liestman as Dmitri, and Laurel Armstrong as the four other characters. It will be directed by Nicole Wilder and music directed by Jill Dawe.  (more...)

Freshwater Theatre to Stage World Premiere of New Musical PIONEER SUITE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

Freshwater Theatre Company begins our 2015-2016 season with the world premiere of Keith Hovis's moving new musical Pioneer Suite, detailing the lives of three women who settled the Minnesota prairie in the late 1800s.  (more...)

BBC Cuffs Star Jacob Ifan to Star in A TALE OF TWO CITIES
by Nora Dominick - Aug 22, 2016

BBC Cuff's Jacob Ifan will make his professional theatrical debut in a new adaptation of Charles Dickens', A TALE OF TWO CITIES at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from Wednesday 19 - Saturday 22 October 2016. (more...)

IRVING BERLIN SONGBOOK Album to be Released on August 16th
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

Award-winning playwright/director Chip Deffaa's 'Irving Berlin Songbook' album--part of an ongoing 'Irving Berlin Project' which Deffaa has been developing at the 13th Street Theater in New York City--will be released August 16th.  The album--with two-dozen members of New York's theatrical community singing 29 rare Berlin songs--includes many songs that have never before  been recorded.  Deffaa--one of the world's foremost authorities on Berlin's music and the author of five different shows about him--went through every song in the Berlin archive, some 1500 in all, in preparation for the project. (more...)

CHICK FLICK THE MUSICAL to Premiere This Fall in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

Grab your friends and head out for an evening of humor, heart, and harmony as Chick Flick the Musical comes to The Royal George Theatre Cabaret, 1641 N. Halsted Street in Chicago. This uniquely female-positive new musical begins previews November 1, and opens November 10 for an open run. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with the UK Tour of A TALE OF TWO CITIES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

The Touring Consortium Theatre Company and Royal & Derngate Northampton present Charles Dickens' literary masterpiece A TALE OF TWO CITIES, opening at Royal & Derngate on Saturday 10 September 2016, with a national press night on Wednesday 14 September, and touring the UK until November. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Full Cast Announced For A TALE OF TWO CITIES Tour
by Marianka Swain - Aug 18, 2016

The Touring Consortium Theatre Company and Royal & Derngate Northampton are pleased to announce full casting for Charles Dickens' literary masterpiece A TALE OF TWO CITIES, opening at Royal & Derngate on Saturday 10 September 2016, with a national press night on Wednesday 14 September, and touring the UK until November. (more...)

KENNY MORGAN to Return to the Arcola with Original Cast
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Arcola Theatre's production of Kenny Morgan will return for just four weeks this September after a sold-out premiere earlier this year. This critically-acclaimed new play is the latest drama by Mike Poulton (Tony nominated for his Broadway versions of Fortune's Fool, Wolf Hall, and Bring up The Bodies). (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with National Academic Theatre of Russian Drama Lesya Ukrainka at St. James Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Four plays from Kiev's National Academic Theatre of Russian Drama Lesya Ukrainka will run at the St. James Theatre from 8 - 19 September. The cycle of four plays, Ward of the Manor, My Mocking Happiness, Life's Little Nothings and Don Juan, will be performed in Russian and live dubbed in to English by a translator who will be present in the auditorium. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal! (more...)

Breaking: Jin Ha & More Join Clive Owen in M. BUTTERFLY; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Producers Nelle Nugent, Steve Traxler, Kenneth Teaton, Benjamin Feldman, Doug Morris and Spencer Ross today announce full casting for the first Broadway revival of David Henry Hwang's Tony Award®-winning play, M. BUTTERFLY, directed by Tony Award® winner Julie Taymor. (more...)

IRVING BERLIN SONGBOOK Album is Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

Lost, forgotten, and  unknown Irving Berlin songs are the focus of  Chip Deffaa's new album, 'The Irving Berlin Songbook,'  being released today.   (more...)

Filming Underway for HBO's TV Adaptation of ALL THE WAY, Starring Tony Winner Bryan Cranston
by TV News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

Principal photography has begun on HBO Films' ALL THE WAY, directed by Jay Roach (HBO's 'Game Change' and 'Recount') and written by Robert Schenkkan (more...)

BWW Preview: ABET Launches 25th Season With THE WAVERLY GALLERY
by Michael Lipp - Aug 11, 2016

'It's been such an exciting trip. It's just kind of amazing to think that we've been around this long.' Carson Merry Baillie, Founder of Atlantic Beach Experimental Theater (ABET), waxes nostalgic as she speaks about the community theatre she founded in 1992. In honor of ABET's 25th season beginning in September, ABET is presenting a staged reading of Kenneth Lonergan's THE WAVERLY GALLERY, which was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in 2001. The production is directed by long-time ABET actor and director Jack Barnard, who will also supply the narration for the evening's reading. (more...)

Two-Time Olivier Nominee to Star in World Premiere of KENNY MORGAN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2016

February 1949. The tenants of a boarding house in Camden Town, alerted by a smell of gas coming from one of the rooms, discover a young man lying unconscious, and signs of what might be a botched suicide attempt. In an attempt to make contact with the victim's family or friends, they decide to telephone the first person listed in his book of personal telephone numbers. It is the celebrated playwright Terence Rattigan.... (more...)

Seattle Shakespeare to Stage ROMEO AND JULIET This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

It's a story so familiar that it is practically part of our DNA. A boy, a girl, and a love that tries to beat the odds. For Seattle Shakespeare Company's production of ROMEO AND JULIET, director Vanessa Miller will use the play and stage space as a portal for a group of players trapped in a game that races to its final conclusion.  (more...)

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