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Theresa Rebeck and Geoffrey Nauffts to Workshop New Musicals at Texas State
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2017

Award-winning writers Theresa Rebeck and Geoffrey Nauffts will both workshop new musicals at Texas State University as part of the Harrison/Bowman New Works Commission. (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...)

VIDEO: Watch a Scene from Ashley Griffin's SNOW Before Its NYC Return
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2017

After a highly praised development at Playwrights Horizons, NYIT Award nominated A.N.O.N. Productions will be bringing SNOW to Theater 54 in Times Square this fall to benefit Broadway Cares - Equity Fights AIDS. Get ready for its return with this just-released short film featuring a scene from SNOW with Astrid (Ashley Griffin) and Shadow - the ancient god of death (played by Ryan Clardy). (more...)

Alexander Upstairs Presents THE VISIT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2017

Luke is a great guy! He loves his wife Vanessa, his two healthy boys and his home. But Luke hates his life! He dislikes teaching drama at the local school and loathes being a failed actor even more. (more...)

Jeremy Shamos Steps in After Alan Tudyk Departs Broadway's METEOR SHOWER Due to 'Creative Differences'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2017

Producers Joey Parnes, Sue Wagner, and John Johnson announced today that Tony Award nominee Jeremy Shamos will succeed Alan Tudyk in Steve Martin's new comedy Meteor Shower. Mr. Tudyk departs the production due to creative differences. (more...)

Craige Els, Carly Thoms, Sebastien Torkia, and Rebecca Thornhill Join the Cast of MATILDA UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

Today, the Royal Shakespeare Company announces the adult casting for the first five venues of the Matilda The Musical 2018/19 UK and Ireland Tour. Craige Els will reprise the role of Miss Trunchbull, having played her in the West End for three years between 2014 and 2017. He will be joined by Carly Thoms as Miss Honey and Sebastien Torkia as Mr Wormwood as well as former West End cast-mate Rebecca Thornhill as Mrs Wormwood. (more...)

Janet Dacal, Ed Dixon, Judy Gold, Brandon Uranowitz and More Set for Project Shaw's VOTES FOR WOMEN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

Gingold Theatrical Group continues its 12th Season of PROJECT SHAW when it presents its 128th concert presentation, Votes for Women, a rare staging of the 1907 play by Elizabeth Robins, for one night only, on Monday, November 20th at 7pm, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). (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...)

Theatre Y and Red Tape Theatre Name New Space, The Ready, and Open YERMA next week
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

Theatre Y and Red Tape Theatre will present Federico Garc a Lorca's tragic poem, Yerma, in a new adaptation by Theatre Y Ensemble Member Hector lvarez to be played at the companies' new shared, and recently named space, The Ready, 4546 N. Western Ave. (more...)

Canadian Stage Artistic & General Director Matthew Jocelyn to Step Down After Nine Seasons
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

Canadian Stage today announced that Matthew Jocelyn will be stepping down as Artistic and General Director after nine seasons in order, in his own words, to make room for what might happen next. Jocelyn will remain in his role until June 2018 and program the company's 18.19 season, to be announced later this spring. (more...)

Canadian Stage's Artistic & General Director Matthew Jocelyn to Step Down After Nine Seasons
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

Canadian Stage today announced that Matthew Jocelyn will be stepping down as Artistic and General Director after nine seasons in order, in his own words, to make room for what might happen next. Jocelyn will remain in his role until June 2018 and program the company's 18.19 season, to be announced later this spring. (more...)

Seana McKenna, André Sills, Daren A. Herbert & More Will Lead 2018 Season at Stratford Festival
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

Artistic Director Antoni Cimolino just announced key casting for the 2018 season of the Stratford Festival, including Seana McKenna as Julius Caesar, Andr Sills as Coriolanus, and Daren A. Herbert as Harold Hill, the 'Music Man.' (more...)

Roger Allam, Celia Imrie, and Kevin Bishop Join Cast of WHITHER WOULD YOU GO?
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

On October 22nd at the Harold Pinter Theatre, a host of stars will gather to perform scenes from Shakespeare's plays in response to modern-day refugee video stories. The evening will be directed by Jamie Lloyd. All profits go to the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR. (more...)

UC San Diego Theatre and Dance to Present THE GREEN COCKATOO
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

The UC San Diego Department of Theatre and Dance presents The Green Cockatoo, by Arthur Schnitzler, translated by Carl R Mueller, and directed by Marco Barricelli. (more...)

Ripe Time to Premiere Haruki Murakami's SLEEP in Philadelphia & Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

Sleep will make its world premiere, October 27-28, at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Pennsylvania and will have its New York premiere at BAM Fisher as part of the 2017 Next Wave Festival, November 29 - December 2. (more...)

Honest Pint Theatre Co Presents THE MYSTERY OF LOVE AND SEX
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

Deep in the American South, Charlotte and Jonny have been best friends since they were nine years old. She's Jewish, he's Christian; he's black, she's white. (more...)

Matt de Rogatis Talks LONE STAR at The Triad in October
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

This article was written by guest contributor, Matt de Rogatis who chronicles his experiences in the revival of James McLure's 'Lone Star' that will have its final performances at The Triad in New York City on October 27th. (more...)

VIDEO: Strike the Band Up! It's Today- Happy Birthday, Angela Lansbury!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 16, 2017

Today we celebrate the birth of one of the stage's greatest legends, Angela Lansbury! (more...)

Steppenwolf to Hold Memorial Celebrating Ensemble Member Mariann Mayberry
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

Steppenwolf Theatre Company will host a public memorial celebrating ensemble member of 24 years Mariann Mayberry. The memorial will take place Monday, November 6 at 1pm in Steppenwolf's Upstairs Theatre, 1650 N Halsted St. (more...)

BWW Review: STUPID F*ING BIRD Flies Above Everything That Matters
by Christine Swerczek - Oct 14, 2017

'The title of the play is STUPID F*ING BIRD.' 'That'll sell some tickets!' So goes the dialogue in the newest play showing in the Howard Drew Theatre at the Omaha Community Playhouse. If you can get past the profane and impious language, here is what should sell tickets to Aaron Posner's modern take on Anton Chekhov's 1865 play, 'The Seagull.' (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...)

Mel Giedroyc, Emeli Sande, Penelope Wilton & More to Read WINTER'S TALES at Print Room at the Coronet
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

Details of Print Room at the Coronet's Winter's Tales have today been revealed. A stellar line up of well-known names will read their favourite festive stories. During the first week of December, classic and contemporary tales will be brought to life for children and families in the beautiful and intimate setting of the Coronet. (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...)

Find Your Light Design Panel Will Be Held 10/23 in Norwalk
by Lauren Yarger - Oct 13, 2017

Dawn Chiang, Elizabeth Williamson, Tilly Grimes and Jessica Parks talk theater design Oct. 23 in Connecticut to kick of the CT Chapter of LPTW's season. (more...)

Art and Politics Will Collide in Rubicon's TAKING SIDES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

Rubicon Theatre Company (RTC) opens the company's 2017-2018 20th Anniversary Season with a provocative and gripping drama based on the story of German conductor and composer Wilhelm Furtw ngler, who remained in Germany after Hitler's rise to power and was later accused of being a Nazi sympathizer. (more...)

Baltimore Shakespeare Factory to Continue 'Contemporaries' Series with THE SEA VOYAGE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

Baltimore Shakespeare Factory (BSF) continues its Shakespeare's Contemporaries series with its season closer, John Fletcher and Philip Massinger's rarely performed masterpiece, The Sea Voyage, October 27 through November 19. BSF's production will be the Maryland premier of this Jacobean comedy. (more...)

Tony Shalhoub and Brooke Adams to Star in Staged Reading of FEAR AND MISERY IN THE THIRD REICH at CSC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Founding Artistic Director Steve Maler is pleased to welcome the return of Brooke Adams and Tony Shalhoub to the Sorenson stage for the staged reading of Bertolt Brecht's drama Fear and Misery in the Third Reich. (more...)

Andy Clark and Louise Mai Newberry Join LAMPEDUSA Revival at Citizens Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

The Citizens Theatre has announced the cast members for its forthcoming presentation of Anders Lustgarten's searing play about the migrant crisis Lampedusa which plays at the Citizens Theatre Circle Studio from 8 Nov 18 Nov. (more...)

Antic Face Announces UK Premiere of Jen Silverman's COLLECTIVE RAGE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Antic Face and Nik Holttum Productions today announce the UK premi re of award-winning American Playwright Jen Silverman's play Collective Rage: A Play in Five Betties. (more...)

Ben Edelman and Max Wolkowitz to Star in THE CHOSEN at Long Wharf Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Long Wharf Theatre presents The Chosen, adapted by Aaron Posner and Chaim Potok from the novel by Potok, directed by Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein, from November 22 through December 17. (more...)

Orlando Shakes Brings IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY to Stage for the Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Bells will ring and angels will get their wings during Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF's (Orlando Shakes) production of It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play. Adapted by Joe Landry with original music and arrangements by Kevin Connors, It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play runs from November 29 December 30, 2017 in the Margeson Theater. Tickets ($13 - $50) can be purchased by calling (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, online at www.orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 E. Rollins St.). (more...)

Nikki Blonsky Leaves STUFFED Off-Broadway Following Illness; Opening Night Bumped to Halloween
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Nikki Blonsky will depart the cast of Stuffed at the Westside Theatre. Due to an illness during a crucial stretch leading up to previews, Blonsky was not able to get sufficient rehearsal time and, as a result, she and the show's creative team have mutually decided to part ways. (more...)

Works & Process at the Guggenheim Presents Isaac Mizrahi PETER & THE WOLF
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents Sergei Prokofiev's charming children's classic Peter & the Wolf, 'a new holiday tradition,' said The New York Times. (more...)

Tongue In Cheek Theater Revives Theresa Rebeck's MAURITIUS; Opens Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

Tongue in Cheek Theater Productions (Jake Lipman, producing artistic director) will revive Theresa Rebeck's Mauritius starting October 18 at The Bridge Theatre 244 West 54 Street, 12th Floor (part of Shetler Studios) in NYC. (more...)

Orlando Shakespeare Theater Announces Casting for PlayFest 2017
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF (Orlando Shakes) invites audiences to take a risk on new plays at PlayFest presented by Harriett's Charitable Trust (PlayFest 2017) from October 27 29, 2017 and November 3 5, 2017. Tickets to individual PlayFest readings ($10) are available now by calling (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, visiting www.orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street). (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...)

IT Mounts BRIDESHEAD REVISITED
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

Evelyn Waugh was one of England's greatest satirical writers, with his wicked humour flowing through such gems as Decline and Fall, Vile Bodies, A Handful of Dust, Scoop and The Loved One. (more...)

Glyndebourne Kicks Off 49th Tour at the Marlowe Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

The 49th consecutive Glyndebourne Tour is preparing to hit the road, with The Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury its first stop. (more...)

BWW Exclusive Interview: NILO CRUZ On Writing and Beauty
by Trevor Durham - Oct 11, 2017

Humble and sincere as any of his characters, I realize quickly that he will leave an immeasurable impact on theatre long after I am gone. He speaks in the same way he writes, with unconscious music and interest in that which is beautiful. (more...)

Chilina Kennedy, Jenna Ushkowitz and More to Star in NAMT's 2017 Festival of New Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

National Alliance for Musical Theatre announces additional casting for the 29th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 19 and Friday, October 20, 2017 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues). The Festival kicks off on Wednesday, October 18 with its celebrated concert, The 46th Minute. (more...)

The Future Is Now! Meet the Full Company of TIME AND THE CONWAYS, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Oct 10, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company presents the new Broadway production of J. B. Priestley's Time and the Conways, directed by Tony winner Rebecca Taichman (Indecent). The play returns to Broadway for the first time since its premiere in 1938 and opens officially tonight, October 10, 2017. This is a limited engagement through November 26, 2017 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street). Scroll down to learn more about the full company, plus check out the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

Pan Asian Rep to Stage New Play Readings with 'TWO FACES OF MODERN ASIA' Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre will present two new plays as part of the staged reading series Two Faces of Modern Asia: Fulfillment by Jeremy Tiang, directed by Mei Ann Teo (October 20, 2017) and UN by John Kim, directed by Flordelino Lagundino (October 27, 2017). (more...)

HADESTOWN, THE SILVER ARROW and More Set for Citadel Theatre's 2017-18 Season; Casting Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

The new Citadel Theatre season, starting in less than two weeks, is literally stellar for the many accomplished artists, local, national, and international, who will appear on Citadel stages in the coming months. (more...)

Victor L. Cahn's ROMANTIC TRAPEZOID to Premiere Off-Broadway This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

Victor L. Cahn's Romantic Trapezoid will get its world premiere directed by Alberto Bonilla at Theatre Row's Lion Theatre. The show will begin performances on November 4, and open on November 8, running through November 25, 2017 at Theatre Row's Lion Theatre (410 West 42 Street). (more...)

CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF and HAMLET Come From London to U.S. Cinemas This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

Fathom Events, BY Experience and National Theatre Live announce the big screen release of Benedict Andrews' Young Vic Production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and the return of Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role of Shakespeare's Hamlet. (more...)

BWW Review: THE EFFECT is an Intense, Riveting Experiment at Studio Theatre
by Hannah Wing - Oct 10, 2017

Studio Theatre's production of The Effect explores love and mental health with heart-racing, gut-wrenching gusto. (more...)

Previews Begin this Week for Bad Quarto's ANNA KARENINA LIVES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

Bad Quarto Productions, a theatre company specializing in performing modern theatre using Shakespearean staging techniques, will hold preview performances of Anna Karenina Lives!, a new vaudeville-style musical comedy by Germaine Shames, this October 14th and 15th at 353 W. 48th St. in Midtown Manhattan. (more...)

Cast Announced For Giles Croft's Farewell Nottingham Playhouse Production THE CHERRY ORCHARD
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company announces casting for Anton Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard. (more...)

A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE Comes to The Old Fitz Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

Italian-American immigrant life colours this searing drama of love and revenge set in 1950's Brooklyn. (more...)

PETER & THE WOLF with Isaac Mizrahi Coming to the Guggenheim
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents Sergei Prokofiev's charming children's classic Peter & the Wolf. (more...)

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