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Closing: May 11, 1986

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by A.A. Cristi - Jan 31, 2017
As part of The Old Globe's ongoing commitment to programs that serve all of San Diego County, the theatre announced today that on Saturday, February 4, applications will become available online for the Globe's 2017 Summer Shakespeare Studio for high school students-now named the Pam Farr Summer Shakespeare Studio. The applications, which will be accepted through April 1, will be accessible on February 4 at www.TheOldGlobe.org/studio-application. The four-week program is a unique opportunity for rising 9th - 12th graders and recent graduates not only to develop foundational skills for reading, interpreting, and performing Shakespeare's plays, but also to cultivate their own artistic voice through storytelling and creating original material inspired by deep, personal connections to Shakespeare.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 31, 2017
The Lost Treasures Collection, a series of rarely performed musical gems, is back for a seventh season at Lakewood Theatre Company. This year three musicals featuring the theme 'New York, New York' will be presented in a concert/cabaret style. The second offering of the series, Seesaw, will have only three performances: Friday, February 17 at 7:00 PM and Saturday, February 18 at 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017
With She Loves Me currently running at its home base, Travesties and David Baddiel: My Family Not the Sitcom to open shortly in the West End, and Funny Girl in rehearsals ahead of a major national tour, the Menier Chocolate Factory today announces principal casting for their major new revival of Terence Rattigan's Love in Idleness.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017
'A Year of Shakespeare,' the Community College of Baltimore County Performing Arts' yearlong celebration of the Bard of Avon, continues with 'Romeo and Juliet: In Concert.' The 55-member Baltimore Symphonic Band with Maestro Christopher Wolfe conducting, will present two matinee concerts in February as CCBC's gift to the community.
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 31, 2017
Maggie Rose and Post Monroe will join superstar Martina McBride on her Love Unleashed Tour in 2017, along with special guest Lauren Alaina.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017
Stage Kiss by Sarah Ruhl, winner of the 2016 Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award and a MacArthur 'genius' grant, will be directed by Courtney O'Connor at the Lyric Stage Company of Boston, opening February 26 and running through March 26, 2017. Previews begin February 24. 
by Michael Dale - Jan 30, 2017
Press performances for David Ives' sharp and funny verse comedy THE LIAR began just around the time when political headlines were being made about the phrase 'alternative facts.'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017
Landmarks & TRANSformations
by Julie Musbach - Jan 29, 2017
Trump's recent executive order curtailing entrance into the US from primarily Muslim countries has, according to the New York Times, inflicted damage on valued artists in the theatrical and performing community. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2017
Coming in 2017 from Nu•ance Theatre Company: Look for the first Shakespearian showing of 2017... an ambitious new production of William Shakespeare's most enigmatic tale, Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, directed by John DeSotelle, running tonight, January 28, through February 25, 2017 (today, January 28, features an opening night gala) on the Main Stage of John DeSotelle Studios, 300 West 43rd St., New York City.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017
Quintessence Theatre Group continues producing progressive classic theatre with its spring 2017 repertory productions of William Shakespeare's Love's Labor's Lost and John Ford's The Broken Heart.
by Julie Musbach - Jan 27, 2017
American Bard Theater Company presents Visionary Voices, three poignant, tantalizing plays by two pioneering women playwrights, exploring gender roles, race, and death in America's early twentieth century. Aimee Todoroff and Tonya Pinkins direct. The evening of one-act works include Trifles by Susan Glaspell (1916), Exit: An Illusion by Marita Bonner (1929), and The People by Susan Glaspell (1918). Performances will be staged at the Gloria Maddox Theatre, 151 West 26th Street, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001 from February 15-March 5, 2017.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 27, 2017
 Orva Hoskinson, co-founder of San Francisco's Lamplighters Music Theatre, passed away on Thursday, January 26, 2017. He was 92. -Orva co-founded the Lamplighters with Ann Pool Mac Nab in the summer of 1952. From the beginning, their intention was to bring the Gilbert & Sullivan canon to audiences in productions of the very highest possible artistic professional caliber within the limitations imposed on what was at the time a small group of semi-professional and amateur performers drawn from the San Francisco Bay Area community.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017
Sensational Dutch actress/playwright/director Abke Haring - winner of the coveted Theo d'Or award in The Netherlands for her title role in Hamlet vs. Hamlet - makes her American debut with her solo piece, UNISONO.
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 7, 2017
San Diego Repertory Theatre (San Diego REP) has announced the sixth and final show of their 2017/18 season "Into the Beautiful North." This world premiere, one of the National New Play Network's rolling world premieres, was written by Karen Zacarias ("The Book Club Play," "Just Like Us") and will be directed by San Diego REP Artistic Director Sam Woodhouse. "Into the Beautiful North" begins on Thursday, March 30, 2017 and plays through Sunday, April 23, 2017 with an opening night on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 7 p.m. on the Lyceum Stage Theatre at San Diego REP in Horton Plaza.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017
Everyone needs a little love. Good thing Joe's Pub has got a ton of it going on in the next couple of weeks. This weekend - Cathy Cervenka and Corn Mo host their annual Valentine's Day duet bonanza - Love Bites - on the 12th. Afterward, Xavier is back with his Ladies of Soul tribute, featuring Martha Redbone, Bright Light Bright Light, Anastacia McCleskey (of Waitress The Musical on Broadway), Toshi Reagon, Justin Johnston and Abena Koomson!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017
The National Theatre is opening up theatre with inspiring projects for schools, young people, and families and a wide range of events for adults.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017
HB Studio, one of New York's most esteemed institutions for theater training and practice, will present an exclusive HB alumni benefit reading of A Life In The Theatre by DAVID MAMET, featuring the extraordinary talents of Austin Pendleton and Christopher Abbott.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017
Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) announces the cast and creative team for Shakespeare's playful romantic comedy Love's Labor's Lost, staged by acclaimed director Marti Maraden as part of the Theater's 30th Anniversary Season.
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 6, 2017
Porchlight Music Theatre announces the Chicago premiere of the Broadway musical The Scottsboro Boys, February 3 - March 12, featuring music and lyrics by John Kander and Fred Ebb, book by David Thompson, direction by Samuel G. Roberson, Jr, music direction by Doug Peck and choreography by Florence Walker-Harris with Breon Arzell as associate choreographer, at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. The performance schedule is Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 4 and 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. There is an added matinee performance Thursday, March 2 at 1:30 p.m. NOTE: *There are no Thursday 7:30 p.m. performances February 9 and March 2. Tickets for previews are $38 and for the regular run $45 - $51. Single tickets may be purchased at 773.327.5252 or at PorchlightMusicTheatre.org.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017
PlayPenn, Philadelphia's artist-driven organization dedicated to improving the way in which new plays are developed, has announced their Spring 2017 education offerings.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017
Playwrights Horizons begins accepting entries today, Monday, February 6 at 12 Noon, for the LIVEforFIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to their world premiere production of THE LIGHT YEARS.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017
Audiences now have just six weeks left to see the RSC's critically acclaimed 2014 pairing of Love's Labour's Lost and Much Ado About Nothing (or Love's Labour's Won), having been charming audiences at Theatre Royal Haymarket.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017
American Theater Company (ATC) continues its Season 32 with William Inge's Pulitzer Prize-winning Picnic.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017
The Watermill Theatre announces the full cast for the premiere of Faust x 2, adapted by Olivier and Tony award-winning Ian McDiarmid who plays the titular role.
by Julie Musbach - Feb 5, 2017
Jobsite Theatre is excited to announce complete casting for Caryl Churchill's Cloud 9, closing our season this July! The show goes into rehearsal in June.  Immediately next up is Martin McDonagh's A Skull in Connemara in March (casting already announced and going into rehearsal on Feb. 6) and then Israel Horovitz's Gloucester Blue (still in casting).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2017
As part of The Old Globe's ongoing commitment to programs that serve all of San Diego County, the theatre announced today that on Today, February 4, applications will become available online for the Globe's 2017 Summer Shakespeare Studio for high school students-now named the Pam Farr Summer Shakespeare Studio. The applications, which will be accepted through April 1, will be accessible on February 4 at www.TheOldGlobe.org/studio-application. The four-week program is a unique opportunity for rising 9th - 12th graders and recent graduates not only to develop foundational skills for reading, interpreting, and performing Shakespeare's plays, but also to cultivate their own artistic voice through storytelling and creating original material inspired by deep, personal connections to Shakespeare.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2017
As previously announced, celebrated star of stage and screen Taye Diggs and Jenny Parsinen (Allegiance) will choreograph the benefit workshop production of Keenan Scott II's powerful and moving play thoughts of a COLORED MAN on a day when the sun set too early, from February 4-6, 2017 at Royal Family Performing Arts Space (145 West 46th Street, 3rd Floor).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2017
Celebrated star of stage and screen Taye Diggs and Jenny Parsinen (Allegiance) will choreograph the benefit workshop production of Keenan Scott II's powerful and moving play thoughts of a COLORED MAN on a day when the sun set too early, from February 4-6, 2017 at Royal Family Performing Arts Space (145 West 46th Street, 3rd Floor).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2017
THE TOWN HALL AFFAIR, The Wooster Group's newest production, is based on Chris Hegedus and D.A. Pennebaker's film Town Bloody Hall, which documents a rowdy 1971 debate on Women's Liberation at Town Hall in New York City.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2017
The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for its revival of Steve Martin's clever and crowd-pleasing comedy hit Picasso at the Lapin Agile.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017
Arena Stage presents Lillian Hellman's Watch on the Rhine, winner of the New York Drama Critics' Circle Award for Best Play.
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 3, 2017
irector Timothy J. Evans, presents the World Premiere of Faceless, written by Selina Fillinger and directed by BJ Jones. Faceless runs January 26 - March 4, 2017 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie. The press opening is scheduled for Friday, February 3 at 8 pm.
by Christina Mancuso - Feb 3, 2017
With more than 20,000 nominations made, the International Opera Awards is pleased to announce the finalists for this year's Awards. These were selected by an international jury chaired by John Allison, editor of Opera magazine and classical music critic with The Daily Telegraph, 'Once again, it was both a challenge and a pleasure for us to produce these shortlists, and I am very grateful to our distinguished jury. The quality of the nominations-received in record numbers this year-was very high, and I hope our lists prove that for all the difficulties faced by the world's opera companies, opera is in fact in a healthy and vibrant state.'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017
Geva Theatre Center presents The Lake Effect, Rajiv Joseph's play about family, friendship and food. The Lake Effect will be performed in the Fielding Stage now through February 19, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017
Producers Stuart Thompson and Louise Gund have announced the full cast for the Broadway production of the searing new play Sweat. Alison Wright ('The Americans') joins the previously announced cast from the critically acclaimed Public Theater engagement.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017
In Show Up, award-winning solo show performer, producer and SOLOCOM creator Peter Michael Marino (Desperately Seeking the Exit, Late with Lance!) uses his decades of solo performance expertise to turn the often vilified tropes of the genre on their head. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017
Joining the previously announced David Tennant who plays the title role, Adrian Scarborough as Stan and Gawn Grainger as Louis are Theo Barklem-Biggs (Pete), Mark Ebulue (Aloysius), Mark Extance (ensemble), David Jonsson (Col), Dominique Moore (Lottie), Emma Naomi (ensemble), Alice Orr-Ewing (Mattie and Ruby), Himesh Patel (Vagabond), Adrian Richards (ensemble), William Spray (ensemble), Danielle Vitalis (Elvira) and Eleanor Wyld (Dalia) who complete the cast for Patrick Marber's Don Juan in Soho.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017
Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the World Premiere of Faceless, written by Selina Fillinger and directed by BJ Jones.  Faceless runs January 26 - March 4, 2017 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie. The press opening is scheduled for Today, February 3 at 8 pm.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017
Porchlight Music Theatre announces the Chicago premiere of the Broadway musical The Scottsboro Boys, February 3 - March 12, featuring music and lyrics by John Kander and Fred Ebb, book by David Thompson, direction by Samuel G. Roberson, Jr, music direction by Doug Peck and choreography by Florence Walker-Harris with Breon Arzell as associate choreographer, at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave.
by Marianka Swain - Feb 2, 2017
Leo Bill's work includes Laura Wade's Posh, Light Shining in Buckinghamshire at the National, the Benedict Cumberbatch-starring Hamlet at the Barbican, and, on screen, Mike Leigh's Vera Drake and TV series Taboo. He's currently playing Bottom in Joe Hill-Gibbins's dark production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, which begins previews at the Young Vic on 11 February.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017
Shakespeare's Globe is delighted to announce casting for Romeo and Juliet directed by Daniel Kramer, and Twelfth Night directed by Emma Rice.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017
The University of Washington School of Drama will present William Shakespeare's As You Like It, directed by School of Drama Acting & Directing faculty member Jeffrey Frace, February 10th - 19th at the Glenn Hughes Penthouse Theatre on the University of Washington Seattle campus.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017
Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, continues its 2016/17 Season with Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor, directed by Eric Tucker.
by Guest Blogger: Jennifer Rudin - Feb 2, 2017
My ten-minute play FREEWAY opens on Friday night as part of Eclectic Evening of Shorts X: Boxers & Briefs
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 1, 2017
Eastbound Theatre, a division of the Milford Arts Council (MAC), is excited to announce a special one-night only theater event, Work Is The Curse Of The Drinking Classes, written by Neil Titley and performed by Johnson Flucker. This performance takes place April 2nd at 4 pm at the Milford Center for the Arts, 40 Railroad Avenue, Milford, CT.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017
Actor Will Holbrook says he knew what he wanted to do with his life from a very early age. As a boy of 5, he used to put on shows for his parents, and developed a love for performing that continues to drive him today at age 19.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017
Brown Box Theatre Project has announced their 7th Season of touring free and accessible theatre to communities throughout Greater Boston. Continuing in the tradition of their annual Free Outdoor Shakespeare tour, Brown Box's ambitious 2017 Season will be performed entirely outdoors and presented free of charge at all locations.
by Marianka Swain - Feb 1, 2017
London is never short of theatre temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From a major Albee revival to starry Shakespeare and a steamy musical, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews...
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017
The New York premiere of the critically acclaimed Signature Theatre production of Georgie: My Adventures with George Rose, the new play written by and starring Ed Dixon (Sunset Boulevard, LES MISERABLES) with direction by Eric Schaeffer (Follies, Million Dollar Quartet), opens tonight, February 1, 2017, for a limited engagement through April 15, 2017 at The Loft at The Davenport Theatre (354 West 45th Street, between 8th & 9th Avenues).

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