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OSF's Allen Elizabethan Theatre Opens June 15-17
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival invites audiences to enjoy two plays by William Shakespeare-plus one about saving his words and securing his legacy-under the stars when its flagship outdoor theatre opens the weekend of June 15-17, 2018. The Allen Elizabethan Theatre will feature Romeo and Juliet, directed by Damaso Rodriguez; Lauren Gunderson's The Book of Will, directed by Christopher Liam Moore; and Love's Labor's Lost, directed by Amanda Dehnert. Previews begin June 5, and all three shows will run through the weekend of October 12-14. (more...)

Olivia Vinall, Edward Hogg, and More to Star in Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's AS YOU LIKE IT
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre have today announced casting for As You Like It. Directed by Max Webster, the production plays 06 July - 28 July. (more...)

Shakespeare Royal Oak Announces Registration For Summer Educational Programs
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018

Shakespeare Royal Oak is proud to announce that registration is now open for its 17th year of outdoor summer educational programming in Royal Oak's Starr Jaycee Park (more...)

Toronto Symphony Orchestra to Celebrate Peter Oundjian
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018

June 2018 is a month-long tribute to Peter Oundjian, celebrating 14 remarkable seasons as Music Director, with stellar guest artists, powerful music, a free midday concert, and many emotions. (more...)

Adelaide Festival Announces Economic Impact And Tourism Results
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018

In addition to smashing records at the box office, the 2018 Adelaide Festival curated by Joint Artistic Directors Neil Armfield AO and Rachel Healy also generated an estimated gross expenditure of $76.1 million for the state - an increase of 9% on last year's outstanding figure. (more...)

Tommy Tune Joins 50th Anniversary Celebration of HELLO, DOLLY! Feature Film
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

The long awaited 50th Anniversary HELLO AGAIN, DOLLY! community-wide Festival in Westchester and Putnam County kicks off this month as Hudson River towns celebrate their shared cultural history through the lens of this beloved Hollywood film. (more...)

BWW Interview: Robin Ince Talks SPACE SHAMBLES at the Royal Albert Hall
by Emma Watkins - May 22, 2018

As part of its inaugural Festival of Science, the Royal Albert Hall will host Space Shambles, a night of science, music, comedy and wonder hosted by astronaut Chris Hadfield and comedian Robin Ince. Ahead of the event, which takes place on 15 June, we asked Robin Ince a few questions. Here's what he had to say! (more...)

New Production Of Chekhov's THE SEAGULL Will Have Limited Run In London
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

Following on from Theatre Collection's season at The Lion and Unicorn Theatre they present Anton Chekov's THE SEAGULL, a story of love, lust, delusion and betrayal. This version is adapted by Victor Sobchak, artistic director of Theatre Collection. The production will have a limited run from 11 to 17 June, with a press night on Tuesday 12 June 2018. (more...)

Pittsburgh Public Theater Presents WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE'S LONG LOST FIRST PLAY (ABRIDGED)
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

???????Pittsburgh Public Theater welcomes back The Reduced Shakespeare Company (RSC) to close season 43 with William Shakespeare's Long Lost First Play (abridged). Written and directed by Reed Martin and Austin Tichenor, this uproarious comedy runs May 31 - July 1, 2018 at the O'Reilly Theater, Pittsburgh Public Theater's home in the heart of Downtown's Cultural District. For tickets call 412.316.1600 or visit ppt.org. (more...)

An Indulgent Tasting in Rahway: UCPAC's Wine, Cheese & Chocolate Party
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2018

Aside from warm pool weather and bright green foliage, this spring also brings the Union County Performing Arts Center's Wine, Cheese & Chocolate Party back to Rahway. This event is an annual fundraiser for the UCPAC, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission statement reads: to 'provide quality programming and performances that strive to be educational, affordable, and enrich the arts within our diverse communities.' (more...)

Photo Flash: Rajiv Joseph's GUARDS AT THE TAJ In Rehearsal At Steppenwolf
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2018

Now in rehearsals, Steppenwolf Theatre Company is thrilled to present Guards at the Taj, a stunning tale about the search for beauty in desperate circumstances, written by acclaimed playwright Rajiv Joseph (Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo). As previously announced, ensemble member Amy Morton directs this Chicago premiere, featuring the original cast members, Omar Metwally (Humayun) and Arian Moayed (Babur), who were last seen on Steppenwolf's stage together in Homebody/Kabul. Morton directed the critically acclaimed Off-Broadway world premiere, which won the 2016 Obie Award for Best New American Play. (more...)

Taylor Mac's HIR Comes to Unicorn Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2018

Chaos reigns supreme in this hilarious reinvention of the classic American family drama. When Isaac returns home from Afghanistan to help take care of his ailing father, he discovers a household in revolt. His mother, Paige, has been liberated from an oppressive marriage, and with the help of her newly "out" transgender teen is passionately dismantling the patriarchy. But in Taylor Mac's shocking and subversive comedy, even the most radical changes can't always free you from the past. (more...)

Roundabout Will Celebrate Student Theatre Arts Festival Today!
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2018

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) and Education at Roundabout (Jennifer DiBella, Director of Education) will present the eighth annual Student Theatre Arts Festival, hosted by Roundabout actor (Too Heavy For Your Pocket) and 2018 Lucille Lortel nominee Brandon Gill. (more...)

BWW Review: THE WAY YOU MAKE ME FEEL by Maurene Goo
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - May 21, 2018

What's worse than losing your entire summer vacation because of one stupid mistake? Spending it side by side with your mortal enemy. And your dad. On a sweltering food truck... (more...)

Kilroy's Long List Drama TRUTH/DARE Gets NYC Premiere
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2018

Project Y Theatre Company presents the World Premiere of TRUTH/DARE by Emmy nominee Tori Keenan-Zelt. The play, which was selected for Kilroy's Long List in 2014, will be directed by Andrew William Smith. Previews begin May 30 at IRT Theatre in the West Village, with opening slated for Saturday, June 2. (more...)

Theatre Royal Bath Announces Jonathan Church's Summer Season 2018
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2018

Jonathan Church, Artistic Director of Theatre Royal Bath's Summer Season, today announces the full 2018 programme. Some of the country's most prolific actors will star in a selection of both UK premieres and renowned classics in the theatre's historic Main House and the intimate Ustinov Studio. (more...)

Actors' Shakespeare Project Presents TYRANT, SHOW THY FACE
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2018

???????Actors' Shakespeare Project presents TYRANT, SHOW THY FACE, a one-of-a-kind special benefit, curated around world-renowned Shakespeare Scholar Stephen Greenblatt and his new book new book Tyrant: Shakespeare On Politics on Thursday, June 7 (7 PM) at The Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle Street, Harvard Square, Cambridge. Greenblatt examines the themes of power and tyranny in some of Shakespeare's most famous plays - from the dominating figures of Richard III, Julius Caesar,  Hamlet, Macbeth, and Coriolanus to the subtle tyranny found in Measure for Measure and The Winter's Tale. (more...)

BWW Review: AS YOU LIKE IT/HAMLET, Shakespeare's Globe
by Marianka Swain - May 18, 2018

Michelle Terry's first season as Artistic Director of the Globe will be carefully scrutinised. Emma Rice's contentious exit raised important questions about the venue's purpose, its balancing of tradition and innovation, new and returning audiences, and about how we engage with Shakespeare in the 21st century. (more...)

Breaking: Glenda Jackson, CURSED CHILD, THE BAND'S VISIT & More Win at the 2018 Drama League Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2018

The Drama League (Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, Executive Artistic Director) today announced the 2018 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. The nominations were announced this morning by Tony® Award winners Harriet Harris, Julie White and Tony® Award nominee Christopher Sieber at the official announcement event at Sardi's Restaurant, which was streamed live online right here at BroadwayWorld.com. (more...)


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The Women Of Shakespeare Take Over Hollywood Fringe
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

???????Laura Jo Trexler was doing some character homework to further understand the role of Gertrude in a production of Hamlet when she had a wild idea. (more...)

VIDEO: Alan Cumming Talks INSTINCT, SHOW DOGS, & More on THE VIEW
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2018

Alan Cumming sits down with the women of the View to talk his friendship with Whoopi Goldberg, Instinct, and more! Check out the clip below!  (more...)

Gilded Balloon Announces Full Programme
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

Jack Docherty makes his first Fringe appearance in 25 years, as The Miss Behave Gameshow returns to the UK, with Judah Friedlander, Anya Anastasia and a stellar Theatre line-up in tow. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at HAMLET at Shakespeare's Globe
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

Shakespeare's Globe presents Hamlet and As You Like It, the opening shows of Michelle Terry's first season as Artistic Director. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at AS YOU LIKE IT and HAMLET at Shakespeare's Globe
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

Shakespeare's Globe presents Hamlet and As You Like It, the opening shows of Michelle Terry's first season as Artistic Director. (more...)

#MeToo Drama WHAT HAPPENED THAT NIGHT Begins Performances June 6
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2018

Project Y Theatre Company presents World Premiere of WHAT HAPPENED THAT NIGHT, a #MeToo Play by Lia Romeo. Directed by Allison Benko, previews begin June 6 at IRT Theatre in the West Village, with opening slated for Sunday, June 10. (more...)

BWW Interview: Renaissance Man James Morrison SPILLing on Choosing Roles That Feed His Soul
by Gil Kaan - May 15, 2018

L.A. Theatre Works will be west coast premiering Leigh Fondakowski's SPILL May 17 through May 20, 2018. We had the opportunity to chat with an L.A. Theatre Works' frequent collaborator, actor James Morrison on his current and past involvement with L.A. Theatre Works. (more...)

Julia Knitel, Jennifer Cody, and More Complete Cast for The Muny's GYPSY
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

The Muny announced today its complete cast and design team for the theatre's centennial season production of Gypsy, July 27 - August 2. Gypsy is proudly sponsored by Missouri Lottery. (more...)

Kate Burton Leads Cast of Old Globe's THE TEMPEST
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

The Old Globe today announced its next cast and creative team-including numerous Globe favorites and new faces-as the 2018 Summer Shakespeare Festival once again presents the finest of the Bard's work outdoors under the stars in the Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. Summer will officially arrive with The Tempest, directed by Joe Dowling (formerly the Artistic Director for Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis and Abbey Theatre in Ireland), with star of stage and screen Kate Burton as Prospera, running June 17 - July 22, 2018. (more...)

New York Classical Theatre Celebrates 19th Anniversary with ROMEO AND JULIET
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

New York Classical Theatre (Stephen Burdman, Artistic Director), New York City's only all-free professional Off-Broadway theatre company, is pleased to announce a new production of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet to celebrate its 19th Anniversary Season. The production, directed by Mr. Burdman, is the company's first staging of Shakespeare's tale of star-crossed lovers, and will be presented in five New York City parks - Central Park, Rockefeller Park/Battery Park City, The Battery, Carl Schurz Park and Brooklyn Bridge Park - with performances from June 5 through July 29 at 7:00 PM. There is no ticketing, and all performances are free and open to the public. New York Classical Theatre also invites audiences to experience unique behind-the-scenes access to open rehearsals on selected dates for each of the five park stagings.  (more...)

BWW Interview: Nick Hendrix Talks MIDSOMER MURDERS and THE STRANGE DEATH OF JOHN DOE
by Rona Kelly - May 15, 2018

Murder mysteries aren't actor Nick Hendrix's 'go-to' genre. And yet this week he finds himself in rehearsals for a new play The Strange Death of John Doe, as well as the newest episodes of Midsomer Murders. As the current series comes to an end, Nick looks back on his time on the show so far, his idea for a spin off, and returning to Hampstead Theatre. (more...)

Announcing Theatrical Outfit's 2018-2019 Season Of Beauty
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

Theatrical Outfit, Atlanta's second-oldest continuously-operating professional theatre, proudly announces its dynamic 2018-2019 Season of Beauty, which includes: The Book of Will, America's most-produced living playwright and Georgia native Lauren Gunderson's love letter to theatre's timeless superstar, Will Shakespeare; The Royale, Marco Ramirez's stylized, blazingly theatrical look at the high stakes, segregated world of boxing at the turn of the twentieth century based on the true story of fighter Jack Johnson; the return of our sparkling holiday smash hit Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon; Lee Hall's The Pitmen Painters, a humorous tale of character over class in the British mining community and high society art circles set between the World Wars; I Love to Eat, Pulitzer Prize nominee James Still's salty culinary voyage around the world of love, life, and comfort food starring Atlanta stage vet William S. Murphey as celebrity chef James Beard; Five Guys Named Moe, an exuberant musical overflowing with hit songs by R&B pioneer Louis Jordan; the return of our Unexpected Play Festival; and a jazz concert series from renowned trumpeter and vocalist Joe Gransden with special guest singers. Our 2018-2019 Season of Beauty, featuring five plays, one musical, and special events, offers something for everyone. (more...)

Society For The Performing Arts Announces 2018-2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

???????Society for the Performing Arts (SPA), the largest nonprofit presenting organization of its kind in the Southwest, is thrilled to announce its highly-anticipated 2018-2019 season lineup. The season, which runs from Friday, Sept. 14, 2018 through Saturday, June 1, 2019, features an exciting assortment of music, dance and theatrical entertainment from the world's finest artists and arts companies. (more...)

Art House Productions' Presents ACCESS JC FRIDAYS!
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

On June 1st, 2018, Art House Productions' JC Fridays will be focusing on accessibility in the arts! Jersey City's premiere quarterly arts festival features art events that take place in restaurants, galleries, stores and event spaces in almost every neighborhood of our great city. ACCESS JC FRIDAYS will showcase a variety of happenings including visual exhibitions, live music, performance acts and educational demonstrations, all showing work from artists with disabilities or offering accessible participation options. (more...)

Photo Flash: Rajiv Joseph's GUARDS AT THE TAJ In Rehearsal At Steppenwolf
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

Now in rehearsals, Steppenwolf Theatre Company is thrilled to present Guards at the Taj, a stunning tale about the search for beauty in desperate circumstances, written by acclaimed playwright Rajiv Joseph (Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo). As previously announced, ensemble member Amy Morton directs this Chicago premiere, featuring the original cast members, Omar Metwally (Humayun) and Arian Moayed (Babur), who were last seen on Steppenwolf's stage together in Homebody/Kabul. Morton directed the critically acclaimed Off-Broadway world premiere, which won the 2016 Obie Award for Best New American Play. (more...)

The Wallis Presents The Bristol Old Vic And Fiery Angel Production Of LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

Eugene O'Neill's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece Long Day's Journey Into Night  comes to the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts for a limited three-week engagement from Friday, June 8 through Sunday, July 1. Richard Eyre's acclaimed Bristol Old Vic production stars Academy Award winner Jeremy Irons(Brideshead Revisited, Reversal of Fortune,  'The Borgias') and Olivier Award winner and Oscar nominee Lesley Manville(Another Year,  'Harlots,' Phantom Thread). Matthew Beard (The Imitation Game, The Riot Club), Rory Keenan (BBC's 'War & Peace,' 'Peaky Blinders') and Jessica Regan (reprising the role as Cathleen from the 2016 Bristol Old Vic production) round out the ensemble cast.   (more...)

The Old Globe 2018 Summer Shakespeare Festival to Include THE TEMPEST
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

???????The Old Globe today announced its next cast and creative team-including numerous Globe favorites and new faces-as the 2018 Summer Shakespeare Festival once again presents the finest of the Bard's work outdoors under the stars in the Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. Summer will officially arrive with The Tempest, directed by Joe Dowling (formerly the Artistic Director for Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis and Abbey Theatre in Ireland), with star of stage and screen Kate Burton as Prospera, running June 17 - July 22, 2018. Tickets start at $30.00, on sale to the general public now. Previews run June 17 - 22. Opening night is Saturday, June 23 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Milwaukee Rep's PTI Ensemble Performs LOST GIRL
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

Milwaukee Repertory Theater presents the World Premiere production of Lost Girl by Kimberly Belflower performed by the 2017/18 Professional Training Institute (PTI) ensemble this July 19-22, 2018 in the Stiemke Studio.  PTI is an advanced actor-training program for students in 8th-12th grade who may have an interest in pursuing a career as a professional theater artist.   The 2017/18 PTI ensemble features sixteen students hailing from fourteen different high schools who received free training from some of the top theater professionals in the world, culminating in this capstone performance  of Lost Girl where they will be employed as paid, professional actors. (more...)

HRTC Closes Its 31st Season With (More Or Less) The Complete Works Of William Shakespeare
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

???????This June, The Human Race Theatre Company (HRTC) is celebrating the Bard with The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [revised]. Get ready for a show like no other. It's an irreverent, roller-coaster ride with the Bard that will leave you breathless with laughter as three incredibly talented actors take on all 38 of his plays in just 97 minutes… with a good amount of creative editing. Part improve-run-amok, part audience participation, all delightfully absurd, this merry mashup leaves no funny bone untickled and features a comic troupe lead by one of Ohio's finest Shakespearean actors, Human Race Resident Artist Bruce Cromer. (more...)

Arielle Mandelberg Cast In Title Role Of Textile Co.'s GRACE IS GOOD
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

THEATER FOR THE NEW CITY - Arielle Mandelberg has been cast in the title role of the Textile Co.'s production of Grace is Good, a new play about relationships and rumors in the workplace and a new story for the Me Too Conversation. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Folger Theatre's SAINT JOAN
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

Folger Theatre concludes its 2017/18 season with a special engagement of George Bernard Shaw's epic portrait of Saint Joan, presented by the acclaimed New York-based Bedlam theater company. Saint Joan will be directed by Bedlam's Artistic Director Eric Tucker (the award-winning director of Sense and Sensibility at Folger Theatre) and features a cast of four, including Tucker, playing over 25 parts. Aundria Brown is the martyred heroine of France, Joan of Arc. (more...)

Complete Casting Announced for Skylar Astin, Betsy Wolfe, and Michael Urie Led HOW TO SUCCEED at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announces complete cast for How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, presented as a part of Broadway Center Stage-a Kennedy Center-produced series of musicals in semi-staged concerts, conceived and executive produced by Jeffrey Finn. (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, May. 13
by Audition Roundup - May 13, 2018

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, May 13, 2018 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)

Backstage with Richard Ridge: Fairest of Them All- Lauren Ambrose Talks Tonys and More!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - May 12, 2018

Eliza Doolittle is the role of a lifetime, and Lauren Ambrose knows it. The Tony nominee just sat down with Richard Ridge to chat about how she landed one of the most coveted roles on Broadway, what her new Tony nomination means to her, and why she just can't get enough of My Fair Lady.  (more...)

TRUMP LEAR Extends Today Through June 30th At Under St. Marks
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2018

Due to popular demand Frigid New York @Horse Trade in association with Project Y Theatre Company has extended the World Premiere of Trump Lear, written and performed by David Carl, directed by Michole Biancosino and co-created by Carl and Biancosino, for additional performances May 12th through June 30th at Under St. Marks (more...)

Hudson Warehouse Kicks off their 15th Anniversary Season with Three Blockbusters
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2018

This summer, Hudson Warehouse marks 15 years presenting classical theater in Riverside Park and celebrates this landmark anniversary by giving the audience their favorite classics! (more...)

Asolo Rep Presents The World Premiere Of JUNGLE BOOK
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

???????Asolo Repertory Theatre proudly presents the final production of its 2017-18 season: the world premiere of JUNGLE BOOK, a boldly re-imagined family friendly stage adaptation of Nobel Prize-winner Rudyard Kipling's beloved classic. From the creators of Asolo Rep's 2017 hit production of Twenty Thousand Leagues Under The Sea, JUNGLE BOOK previews June 6 - 8, opens June 9 and runs through June 24 in the Mertz Theatre, located in the FSU Center for the Performing Arts. It is recommended for ages 5 and up and will be presented by Kidoons and WYRD Productions in association with the 20K Collective, produced by Jeff Lord, co-created and co-directed by Craig Francis and Rick Miller. (more...)

Announcing 2nd Annual El Barrio's Shakespeare Festival May 31 - Jun 16
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

???????The Shakespeare Forum, a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating empowered communities through education and performance, announces the 2018 El Barrio's Shakespeare Festival. The three-week festival will present professional and student performances and seeks to help foster the actors and audiences of tomorrow. El Barrio's Shakespeare Festival will kick off on May 31 with the premiere of Lear, directed by The Shakespeare Forum's Executive Director, Sybille Bruun-Moss. The festival will also feature free student performances by young actors from across New York City. The Shakespeare Forum has trained each of the young performers through the organization's various education programs. All performances will be presented at El Barrio's Artspace PS109. (more...)

Photo Flash: Aegis Productions and Park Theatre Present SCHISM
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

Aegis Productions in association with Park Theatre is proud to present Schism. This stunning play is from groundbreaking playwright Athena Stevens, whose mainstream cannon of work speaks to the experience of disability in the human condition. Questioning the power dynamics between genders and abilities; at its heart, Schism is a play about two people finding each other, asking at what point dreams and relationships become unrealistic or out of date. The official press night will be on Thursday 17th May at 7pm. (more...)

BWW Interview: Keith Lockhart Discusses 2018 Season of the Boston Pops
by Joseph F. Panarello - May 10, 2018

A season of Broadway, Bernstein and the Boston Pops (more...)

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