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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...)

AFTER THE FALL to Open Aux Dog Theatre's 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Opening Aux Dog Theatre Nob Hill's Tenth Anniversary Season on September 8 and running until October 1 is Arthur Miller's AFTER THE FALL. (more...)

Omega Ensemble Announces 2018 Concert Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Maria Raspopova and David Rowden announced the Omega Ensemble 2018 Season at a post-concert event on Thursday 7 September - just minutes after they played a breathtaking program of Borodin, Brahms and Schumann at City Recital Hall, Sydney. (more...)

THE RAPE OF THE SABINE WOMEN to Open This Weekend Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

The World Premiere of Michael Yates Crowley's The Rape of the Sabine Women, By Grace B. Matthias opens on Sunday, September 10 at The Duke on 42nd Street, a New 42nd Street project. (more...)

Goodman Theatre Announces 2017-18 Playwrights Unit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Goodman Theatre's commitment to new works and living writers continues in its 2017/2018 Season. (more...)

Star of Stage & Screen Donald Sutherland to Receive Honorary OSCAR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

USA Today reports that The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced this morning that actor Donald Sutherland will receive an honorary Oscar, along with cinematographer Owen Roizman and Belgian director Agnes Varda. (more...)

Chilina Kennedy Returns to BEAUTIFUL on Broadway; Kara Lindsay Joins the Cast Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Producers Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing announced today that Kara Lindsay, who mostly recently starred as Glinda in Wicked on Broadway, will join the company of Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, playing the role of Cynthia Weil from September 12 - December 31, 2017. (more...)

Toil and Trouble Burlesque to Present A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Toil and Trouble is proud to announce its debut full-length production of A Midsummer Night's Dream. The latest installment of Toil and Trouble will take place on September 19th and 26th at 8pm at The Federal Bar in North Hollywood. (more...)

Tony Kushner Joins Chicago Humanities Festival's FALLFEST/17: BELIEF Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Today, the Chicago Humanities Festival revealed its full line-up for the Fallfest/17: Belief. New additions to the line-up including Tony-award winning playwright Tony Kushner, Rolling Stone writer Matt Taibbi, Aspen Institute President and CEO Walter Isaacson, French philosopher and social critic Bernard-Henri Levy, filmmaker Joe Swanberg, Obama Presidential Center architects Tod Williams and Billie Tsien, and Publican chef Paul Kahan. (more...)

BWW Interview: Marilyn D'Honau on Dancing in the Original WEST SIDE STORY
by Bob Rizzo - Sep 21, 2017

Marilyn D'Honau is not only the youngest surviving cast member of the original production of West Side Story, she was also the youngest when the show opened in 1957. D'Honau was a sixteen- year-old high school senior when she was cast as Clarice, one of the Jet girls. Though she'd been performing professionally since she was twelve, she credits having good ballet training for her successful audition. (more...)

Milagro Presents EXODO: A Day of the Dead Production Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

How do you carry those you left behind? Milagro's 22nd annual D a de Muertos production brings a new, company devised espect culo built around the theme of diaspora to the stage. (more...)

Sebastian Chacon Joins THE RAPE OF THE SABINE WOMEN Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The Playwrights Realm has announced that Sebastian Chacon will join the cast for the final performances in the Realm's World Premiere production of Michael Yates Crowley's acclaimed The Rape of the Sabine Women by Grace B. Matthias. (more...)

Lineup Announced for 4th Annual Detroit Fringe Forward Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The 4th Annual Detroit Fringe Forward Festival, #DFFF2017, is here! The fest brings together performing artists from across the Midwest for a four-day exploratory, immersive, and experimental entourage of performing, visual and fringe theatre, open to all. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Jaime Pujol y Diego Braguinsky, directores y autores de LA CANTANTE
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Sep 20, 2017

Hablamos con los creadores de este nuevo musical que muy pronto se presentara en nuestro pais. (more...)

Metropolis Ensemble Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Grammy-nominated Metropolis Ensemble looks forward to a prototypical season in 2017-18. This fall, Metropolis presents a five-concert piano mini-series at its loft (a former art gallery) in lower Manhattan in collaboration with long-time Metropolis associate, pianist David Kaplan. In December, the ensemble accompanies the film Bangsokol: A Requiem for Cambodia as part of BAM's Next Wave Festival. And early in 2018, Metropolis performs major new works by Timo Andres and Caroline Shaw (at the Met Museum) and William Brittelle (at Symphony Space). This formula of collaborative involvement from the earliest stages, when just the bare root of the ideas are being planted, to final culmination of the project (in collaboration with some of country's most prestigious presenters) has become a trademark of the organization. (more...)

BWW Review: Let GYPSY At The Engeman Entertain You
by Melissa Giordano - Sep 20, 2017

Northport's exquisite John W. Engeman Theatre does it again with a stellar version of the iconic Laurents/Styne/Sondheim musical Gypsy. The Tony winner runs at the Long Island venue through October 29th excellently directed by Engeman vet Igor Goldin boasting an outstanding cast. And I know you are probably saying that there are showings of this everywhere you look. However, when you have a production like this, it definitely warrants another visit. (more...)

BWW Review: Steppenwolf's Artful THE REMBRANDT
by Misha Davenport - Sep 19, 2017

BWW Review: Steppenwolf's Artful THE REMBRANDT (more...)

Adapted HAMLET Gets Staged Reading with Deirdre O'Connell and Peter Francis James
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Award winning actors Deirdre O'Connell (Circle Mirror Transformation) and Peter Francis James (Stuff Happens) appeared in a new 90 minute adaptation of William Shakespeare's Hamlet at The Alchemical Theatre Laboratory. (more...)

3-D Theatricals of Los Angeles Opens 9th Southern California Season with YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

3-D Theatricals (3DT) rings in its 2017-1018 season at both the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center (RBPAC) and the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts (CCPA) with Mel Brooks' Young Frankenstein, a musical comedy from the Broadway creative team of the 12-time Tony Award winning smash hit The Producers. The production, with music and lyrics by Brooks and a book by Thomas Meehan, is a hilariously tuneful show based on the 1974 smash hit film Young Frankenstein which was a wickedly inspired re-imagining of the Mary Shelley classic from the comic genius of Mel Brooks. David Lamoureux directs with Corey Hirsch serving as Musical Director and Daniel Smith as Choreographer. Dino Nicandros* stars as Frederick Frankenstein with Danny Blaylock as The Monster , Julia Aks as Inga , Erik Scott Romney as Igor/Victor Frankenstein , Tracy Rowe Mutz* as Frau Blucher , Ashley Fox Linton* as Elizabeth , and Richard Gould* as Inspector Kemp/Hermit . *Denotes members of Actors Equity Association. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at GYPSY, Starring Michele Ragusa, at the Engeman
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

The John W. Engeman Theater presents GYPSY, running now through October 29, 2017, starring Michele Ragusa as Rose and Austen Danielle Bohmer as Louise. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Tickets on Sale for Pittsburgh Symphony's RHAPSODY IN BLUE with Lang Lang
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Concert tickets to the annual Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra gala concert today, September 16 at Heinz Hall are on sale now! The concert, "Rhapsody in Blue," features pianist Lang Lang and is the kick-off of Music Director Manfred Honeck's 10th anniversary season with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. (more...)

BWW Review: MY LOVE - MY LUMBERJACK at B3 - A Weekend of Perovich Part I
by Jeanmarie Simpson - Sep 18, 2017

Shrewdly directed by the great Ilana Lydia, B3's searing production of My Love, My Lumberjack opened last Friday and runs for only two more performances, next weekend. The piece is presented on B3's modest, storefront stage, however the production feels remarkably eerie and magical - and, GLORY BE, the voices aren't amplified! (more...)

New York Neo-Futurists to Stage NY Premiere of HAPPY TO SEE YOU
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

The award-winning New York Neo-Futurists have announced the New York premiere of Happy To See You, created and directed by Cara Francis. It will run at The Collapsable Hole in October. (more...)

Allison Walsh, Matthew Scott, and More Join AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Tour; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

The producers of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, winner of four Tony Awards, are pleased to announce the cast for the second year of the North American tour, beginning with the Albuquerque, NM engagement on October 17. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Cast of GYPSY at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 17, 2017

Last night Engeman Theater's GYPSY celebrated opening and BroadwayWorld was there. Check out the photos below! (more...)

BWW Review: RULES FOR LIVING, Royal and Derngate
by Verity Wilde - Sep 17, 2017

A family Christmas hurtles towards disaster with hilarious consequences in RULES FOR LIVING at Royal and Derngate in Northampton ahead of a national tour. (more...)

BWW Review: THE MADWOMAN OF CHAILLOT at the Stratford Festival is Unsettlingly Exhilarating
by Lauren Gienow - Sep 16, 2017

The very last production to ever open at the current incarnation of the Stratford Festival's Tom Patterson Theatre was David Edney's translation of Jean Giraudoux's THE MADWOMAN OF CHAILLOT. Directed by Donna Feore, this was the world premiere of this translation. It boasts an excellent company and it explores themes and issues that are certainly relevant today. (more...)

HAND TO GOD Approaches Opening at San Jose Stage Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2017

San Jose Stage Company kicks off its first production of their 35th Anniversary Season, a darkly satirical comedy by Tony Nominated & Laurence Olivier Award Winner Robert Askins . Tyrone is a ruthless spewer of truth bringing Southern religionism to its knees-- he's also a demon possessed Christian Ministry puppet. (more...)

BWW review: WILD GOOSE DREAMS at the La Jolla Playhouse
by E.H. Reiter - Sep 14, 2017

WILD GOOSE DREAMS at the La Jolla Playhouse is a play that juxtaposes the familiar and the unfamiliar, the real and dreamlike. It's a drama that is incredibly funny, it explores family dynamics by separating families, it deals with realities by augmenting it with fantastical elements, it talks about technology as a thing that connects and isolates, and it has a penguin keeps showing up unexpectedly. (more...)

John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey to Return to Cafe Carlyle with THE LITTLE THINGS YOU DO TOGETHER
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Husband-and-wife duo John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey make their annual fall pilgrimage to Caf Carlyle with an all-new show, The Little Things You Do Together, November 7-18. (more...)

Cast Announced for THE SLAVES OF SOLITUDE at Hampstead Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Hampstead Theatre presents the world premiere of Nicholas Wright's The Slaves of Solitude directed by Jonathan Kent. (more...)

DIRTY DANCING – THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE North American Tour Finds Its 'Johnny' and 'Baby'; Cast, Dates Set!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage will officially open a new production and North American tour at the Harris Center in Folsom, CA, October 5 - 7. (more...)

Platinum-Selling Rock Group Train Performs at Greenwich Wine + Food Festival, 9/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Platinum-selling rock band Train will be performing next Saturday, September 23 at the Greenwich Wine + Food Festival in Greenwich, Connecticut ( (more...)

VIDEO: Brian Hill and Neil Bartram Discuss The Creation Of SOMETHING WICKED THIS WAY COMES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Based on the novel of the same name by Ray Bradbury, the world premiere of SOMETHING WICKED THIS WAY COMES will run at the Delaware Theatre Company through October 8. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Jennifer Lawrence Stars in Upcoming Thriller RED SPARROW
by Movies News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Below, check out a trailer for the upcoming thriller RED SPARROW, starring Jennifer Lawrence. The film hits theaters on March 2, 2018 (more...)

Cast Set for DIRTY DANCING North American Tour, Coming to State Theatre Next June
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

After three successful years on tour boasting numerous sold out engagements, this new adaptation of the worldwide smash-hit film, currently celebrating its 30th Anniversary, will continue to dazzle in more than 50 markets in North America, including the Lehigh Valley at The State Theatre on June 21 and June 22, 2018. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Francis Guinan and More in THE REMBRANDT at Steppenwolf Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Steppenwolf Theatre Company opens its 42nd Season with the Chicago premiere of The Rembrandt, written by Jessica Dickey and directed by Hallie Gordon. This subtle and elegant play features ensemble members Francis Guinan as Henry/Rembrandt and John Mahoney as Simon/Homer with Ty Olwin (Dodger/Titus), Karen Rodriguez (Madeline/Henny) and Gabriel Ruiz (Jonny/Martin). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

by Jeanmarie Simpson - Sep 13, 2017

In an eerie forest by the sea, far removed from the comfort of her village, Sandra escapes from loneliness into the arms of Peter, her simple, handsome lumberjack. (more...)

Chicago's Auditorium Theatre Appoints New Executive Officers
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The Auditorium Theatre announces the appointment of CJ Dillon as Chief Programming Officer, Rachel Freund as Chief Financial Officer, and Nick Tigue as Chief Operating Officer. (more...)

Photo Flash: RULES FOR LIVING Opens Tonight at Royal & Derngate
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

English Touring Theatre, Royal & Derngate, Northampton and Rose Theatre Kingston present Sam Holcroft's Rules for Living. Check out photos from the show below! (more...)

Omega Ensemble Welcomes Soprano Lee Abrahmsen
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Maria Raspopova and David Rowden announced the Omega Ensemble 2018 Season at a post-concert event on Thursday 7 September - just minutes after they played a breathtaking program of Borodin, Brahms and Schumann at City Recital Hall, Sydney. (more...)

NEWFEST Announces 2017 Opening, Closing, Centerpiece Films
by Movies News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

NewFest today announced the Opening, Closing and Centerpiece films for their 29th annual celebration of the year's best LGBT films, scheduled to run from October 19 24, 2017 at New York's SVA Theatre, Cin polis Chelsea, and The LGBT Community Center. (more...)

New Leads Make BEAUTIFUL Debut at Bass Performance Hall
by Kyle Christopher West - Sep 12, 2017

Performing Arts Fort Worth proudly welcomes the national tour of the Tony- and Grammy-winning musical Beautiful - The Carole King Musical to Bass Performance Hall September 12-17, 2017. Tickets are $50-$148.50 and are on sale NOW. (more...)

Cast, Creatives Set for Jocelyn Bioh's SCHOOL GIRLS; OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY at MCC Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

MCC Theater today announced the complete cast and creative team for the second show of its 2017-18 season: the World Premiere of School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play, written by 2017-18 Tow Playwright-in-Residence Jocelyn Bioh, and directed by Tony Winner Rebecca Taichman. (more...)

The Theatre Group at SBCC to Stage ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

The Theatre Group at SBCC will continue the 17/18 season with Richard Bean's hilarious comedy, ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS, music by Grant Olding, directed by Rick Mokler, October 11-28 in the Garvin Theatre. (more...)

Cast Complete for Tracy Letts's World Premiere THE MINUTES at Steppenwolf; Stars Also Set for BLKS and More!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announces full casting for its upcoming productions of BLKS by poet Aziza Barnes (December 7, 2017 - January 28, 2018); You Got Older by Clare Barron (January 25 - March 11, 2018); and Steppenwolf for Young Adults' production of The Burn by Philip Dawkins (February 14 - March 3, 2018). (more...)

Rob Rokicki and Amanda Flynn Join 4th Annual UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER SOIREE at The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Rob Rokicki (The Lightening Thief) and Amanda Flynn (Wicked) join the cast of The 4th Annual Ugly Christmas Sweater Soiree at The Green Room 42 on December 5th - the sweaters are hideous, but the voices are gorgeous, so come don your ugliest Christmas outfit, and ring in the holiday season with this stellar cast! (more...)

BWW Interview: Francis Jue chases WILD GOOSE DREAMS at La Jolla Playhouse
by E.H. Reiter - Sep 11, 2017

A quick chat with television, Broadway, Off-Broadway, Obie and Lucille Lortel award winning actor Francis Jue about his new role in WILD GOOSE DREAMS at La Jolla Playhouse, playing through October 1st. (more...)

Jody Christopherson's AMP and GREENCARD WEDDING to Premiere at HERE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Goode Productions will present the World Premiere of Greencard Wedding, an indie rock musical written by Jody Christopherson co-directed by Morgan Zipf-Meister, along with the World Premiere of AMP, a solo horror piece written and performed by Jody Christopherson and directed by Emma Rosa Went, running in rep at HERE (145 Avenue of the Americas, entrance on Dominick Street, one block south of Spring Street), November 29 -December 20. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2017

Zachary Francis Stewart who was born a grinch with a heart 2 sizes too small, is happy to once again return to the Ugly Sweater Christmas Soiree  where each year his icy heart melts ever closer to fully embracing the magic of the holidays. Will this be the year he turns into a jolly Kris Kringle? Well, you'll have to come find out for yourself. THE BAD YEARS (Chase), LEGENDALE (Fanboy), ISLAND SONG (Cooper), TWIGGY FARTDUST (Jane Fonda). (more...)

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