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Lookingglass Theatre Announces Casting For Mary Zimmerman's THE STEADFAST TIN SOLDIER: A CHRISTMAS PANTOMIME
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018

Lookingglass Theatre Company announces casting for the world premiere of The Steadfast Tin Soldier: A Christmas Pantomime, from the story by Hans Christian Andersen, conceived and directed by Ensemble Member Mary Zimmerman. This family-friendly, holiday show runs November 7, 2018 - January 13, 2019 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson.  (more...)

Cast Announced For Premiere Of KOALAS at 16th Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018

16th Street Theater announces the cast of the world premiere of playwright-in-residence J. Joseph Cox's KOALAS directed by Josh Sobel September 20 - October 27, 2018 at North Berwyn Park District's 16th Street Theater, 6420 16th Street in Berwyn with a press opening of Thursday, September 27 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Sunday Funday At Orlando Shakes Brings The Party To The Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2018

Theater goers can now step up their matinee game at Orlando Shakes' brand new event! On four select Sunday matinees, Orlando Shakes invites the culturally curious to see the magic of theater in a whole new way at a themed pre-show bash. Tickets ($40 includes the pre-show party and performance) are available now by phone (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, online at, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street). Use code word FUNDAY. (more...)

CoHo Productions Presents RADIANT VERMIN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2018

A wickedly comic satire by groundbreaking British playwright Philip Ridley, Radiant Vermin examines consumerism in the age where enough is never enough. A young couple, Jill and Ollie, sign a contract for their dream home at seemingly no cost. With a baby on the way, they are forced to find out how far they'll go to get everything they've ever dreamed of... and more. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2018 - BWW Review: MINISTERS OF GRACE, TheSpace on the Mile
by Amy Hanson - Aug 8, 2018

Here at the world's biggest arts festival, creatives and artists from all over the globe are tackling truly important questions, with surely none more crucial than what the result would be if Shakespeare had written seminal 80s classic Ghostbusters. REDuck Producktions have slapped Shakespearean language, costumes and setting on to the story of disgraced "philosophers" saving the public from the supernatural. (more...)

VIDEO: Marc Kudisch Sings the National Anthem at Citi Field
by Stage Tube - Aug 8, 2018

Broadway favorite Marc Kudisch hit the field recently to perform the National Anthem, watch the video below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Janet McTeer & the Company of Broadway-Bound BERNHARDT/HAMLET Meet the Press!
by Jennifer Broski - Aug 8, 2018

Roundabout Theatre Company will soon present the world premiere of Bernhardt/Hamlet by Pulitzer finalist Theresa Rebeck, directed by Tony nominee Moritz von Stuelpnagel, and starring Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe, Tony & Olivier Award winner Janet McTeer as 'Sarah Bernhardt.' The play will begin preview performances on September 1, 2018 and opens officially on Tuesday, September 25, 2018. This is a limited engagement through November 18, 2018 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway. (more...)

BWW Previews: UD REP ENSEMBLE 18-19 SEASON - its 10th!
by Greer Firestone - Aug 8, 2018

The Resident Ensemble Players, under the artistic direction of Sanford Robbins, is entering its tenth anniversary season and expanding its season offerings to seven shows. Included this season is a World Premiere from the REP's very own resident actor (and one of Aisle Say's favorites), Michael Gotch, and a newly reworked play by Theresa Rebeck. (more...)

Shattered Globe Theatre Presents CRIME AND PUNISHMENT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

Shattered Globe Theatre is pleased to launch its 2018-19 season with Chris Hannan's new stage adaptation of Fyodor Dostoyevsky's masterful novel CRIME AND PUNISHMENT. SGT Ensemble Member Louis Contey* directs an ensemble of eleven actors in this rich interpretation of one of the world's great literary treasures, playing September 6 - October 20, 2018 at SGT's resident home Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. (more...)

Get Out of the House. Go See MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING in the Park!
by Larry O'Brien - Aug 7, 2018

Out of almost nothing, Head Trick has made something out of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING at Roger Williams National Park. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For Stephen Sharkey's Adaptation Of Zadie Smith's WHITE TEETH
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

With Holy Sh!t - the inaugural production in the newly refurbished theatre - in rehearsals, Artistic Director Indhu Rubasingham today announces the full cast for the world premiere of Stephen Sharkey's adaptation of Zadie Smith's White Teeth - Ayesha Antoine (Irie Jones), Michele Austin (Mad Mary), Philip Bird (Des/Marc Perret/Marcus Chalfen), Ayesha Dharker (Alsana Iqbal), Naomi Frederick (Ruth/Poppy/Joyce Chalfen), Tony Jayawardena (Samad Iqbal), Richard Lumsden (Archie Jones), Karl Queensborough (Anthony /Denise/Josh Chalfen), Sid Sagar (Magid Iqbal), Amanda Wilkin (Rosie Jones), Assad Zaman (Millat Iqbal), and actor-musicians Matthew Churcher, Nenda Neurer (also Clara Jones) and Zoe West. The production opens on 5 November, with previews from 26 October, and runs until 22 December. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre Company Announces Casting for THE COMEDY OF ERRORS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

In honor of Artistic Director Michael Kahn's final season with the Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC), the opening show of the 2018-2019 Season, William Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors, will feature beloved performers, many of whom have been with the Company since the very beginning. (more...)

The Wilma Theater Begins The 2018/19 Season With The Philadelphia Premiere Of James Ijames' KILL MOVE PARADISE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

After a successful run at the National Black Theatre in Harlem, Kill Move Paradise makes its Philadelphia premiere at The Wilma Theater. Written by award-winning local playwright and HotHouse Affiliated Artist James Ijames, Kill Move Paradise follows Isa, Grif, Daz, and Tiny as they find themselves in an afterlife. (more...)

Folger Theatre Will Present a Rare Restoration MACBETH
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

Rampant ambition and minds unhinged. Shrieking owls and prophesies foretold. Folger Theatre begins its 2018/19 season with Macbeth, Shakespeare's murderous tragedy seen anew and here, set in London's famous Bedlam asylum for a groundbreaking production integrating period music into a famous variation of the play. The Restoration-era adaptation by Sir William Davenant, which mesmerized audiences from the re-opening of London theaters in the 1660's until well into the 18th century, blends music performed by Folger Consort and the seminal tragedy of the Scottish king. (more...)

WYO Performing Arts & Education Center Announces 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2018

WYO Performing Arts & Education Center opens its 2018-2019 Season Saturday, September 22 with Jazz Legend Herb Alpert & wife Lani Hall. opening concert will be followed by twenty-two spectacular performances throughout the WYO season closing with contemporary high-octane Mexican fiddling, displayed by the award-winning Villalobos Brothers. (more...)

Polarity Ensemble Theatre Closes Its Doors
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2018

Polarity Ensemble Theatre has closed its doors for good. The company, incorporated in 2004, was known for developing and producing new work by local playwrights and for innovative productions of classics. Polarity mounted 22 full length productions, 10 of which were world premiere scripts developed in the company's DIONYSOS CUP FESTIVAL OF NEW PLAYS series. The company also published five books, some of which will remain in print. (more...)

BWW Interview: Susan Maris and BLITHE SPIRIT at The Shakespeare Theatre of NJ
by Marina Kennedy - Aug 6, 2018

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey continues its 56th season with its third Main Stage production, 'Blithe Spirit.' had the pleasure of interviewing Susan Maris about her career and upcoming show. (more...)

BWW Previews: HELLO FARMAAISH -- A Tale Of Village Misfits Trying To Track Kalpana Chawla's Space Mission
by Zofeen Maqsood - Aug 6, 2018

After a wild chase in Atul Kumar's Detective Nau-Do-Gyarah last month, Aadyam is all set to take viewers on a journey into outer space with Hello Farmaaish (more...)

Melissa Errico & Ryan Silverman, Kate Shindle & Abby Corrigan, Rachel Tucker, and More Come to Feinstein's/54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2018

Next week, Feinstein's/54 Below will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

#theatrecompany Presents Will Eno's MIDDLETOWN For A One-Night-Only Benefit For Suicide Prevention
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

#theatrecompany will present a reading of Will Eno's Middletown at The Harlem YMCA's Little Theater on September 14th, 2018 at 7:30 PM. Co-Artistic Director AC Horton will direct this deeply moving and funny play, in #theatrecompany's first production in New York since Requiem for Millennials at Dixon Place in October 2016. (more...)

BULLET HOLE Comes To Park Theatre For Black History Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

Freedom Tongues and Naiad Productions in association with Park Theatre are proud to present Bullet Hole by Gloria Williams, which is set to be performed at Park Theatre from 2nd to 27th October during Black History Month. Bullet Hole explores the relationship between three Black, British born women who are survivors of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). The piece explores the physical, mental and emotional effects this practice causes and shines a light on the institutions in Britain that can offer support. At its heart, Bullet Hole is a story of hope, love and human rights, played by an all-female cast. (more...)

Franklin Stage Company Presents Stephan Wolfert's CRY HAVOC!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

Franklin Stage Company is pleased to present actor and US Army veteran Stephan Wolfert in an encore performance of his one-man tour de force Cry Havoc! September 1st & 2nd. This unique show, written by Mr. Wolfert and directed by Eric Tucker, artfully weaves some of Shakespeare's best known war speeches into a visceral and deeply personal account of war, trauma and healing. (more...)

Titan Theatre Company Announces It's 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

Titan Theatre Company announced its highly anticipated 10th Anniversary season today. The company will present their season as the official 'Company in Residence' at Queens Theatre in beautiful Flushing Meadows Park. (more...)

BWW Review: I HATE HAMLET at Oyster Mill Playhouse
by Andrea Stephenson - Aug 18, 2018

I Hate Hamlet, by Paul Rudnick, first hit the stage in 1991. Set in actor John Barrymore's apartment, the play introduces the audience to Andrew Rally, a television actor considering an attempt at playing Hamlet. The characters, which include a television star, a Hollywood director, an agent, a realtor, John Barrymore himself, and a theatre-obsessed virgin girlfriend, are delightful, and the show is packed with humor. The Broadway run of the show was cut short when one of the actors was intentionally injured on stage. I Hate Hamlet opened at Oyster Mill Playhouse on Friday, August 17th. (more...)

BWW Interview: Margaret Colin Gets Ready to Close Up Mrs. Mullin's Carousel
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2018

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier this month, the acclaimed revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein's classic musical Carousel, directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien and choreographed by 2018 Tony Award winner Justin Peck, will play its final Broadway performance at the Imperial Theatre on Sunday, September 16, 2018. Preview performances began on Wednesday, February 28 and Carousel officially opened on Thursday, April 12, 2018. (more...)

HAMLET LIVE Continues At Kronborg Castle Through 8/31
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2018

Hamlet LIVE is taking place at the Kronborg Castle, running every day from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. through August 31.  (more...)

Fall Internships and More Highlight this Week's BroadwayWorld Classifieds, 8/17
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2018

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 8/16/2018 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry. (more...)

Brief 8/17: Read the Reviews for PRETTY WOMAN, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Aug 17, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: go inside opening night of Pretty Woman and read the reviews, and more! (more...)

BILLY ELLIOT, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS and More Announced For Stratford Festival's 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2018

Artistic Director Antoni Cimolino is pleased to announce the playbill for the 2019 season. Featuring 12 productions, it's built around a theme of Breaking Boundaries, which will also be explored through more than 150 thought-provoking and entertaining events at the Forum. (more...)

BIGFOOT PROJECT Sighting Near 2nd Annual Oregon Bigfoot Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2018

Come and meet cast & crew from Bigfoot comedy, THE BIGFOOT PROJECT, alongside several other notable Bigfoot experiences at this year's Oregon Bigfoot Festival from 10-6pm at Glenn Otto Park in Troutdale. A special screening of the film will follow at 7:30pm in the Mt. Hood Community College Theater, followed by a Q&A. (more...)

Trevor Nunn Will Stage London Revival of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

The Menier Chocolate Factory today announces a major revival of one of the world's most-beloved musicals of all time, Fiddler on the Roof in a new staging by Trevor Nunn. The production opens on 5 December, with previews from 23 November, and runs until 9 March. Booking opens for supporters of the Menier on 28 August, with public booking on 5 September. (more...)

The Gift Theatre Welcomes Newest Ensemble Member Jennifer Glasse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

The Gift Theatre is pleased to welcome Jennifer Glasse as its newest Ensemble member. Glasse has appeared in The Gift's world premieres of Hang Man and A Life Extra Ordinary.  (more...)

Cast Announced For THE CAKE At Geffen Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

Geffen Playhouse today announced the full cast for its encore production of The Cake, directed by Jennifer Chambers (Bed, Better), who also directed the world premiere for the Echo Theater Company in 2017. The cast features Morrison Keddie (Hamlet, A Midsummer Night's Dream) as George, Shannon Lucio (The Eccentricities of a Nightingale, American Horror Story) as Jen, Rod McLachlan (What the Butler Saw, Wait Until Dark) as Tim, Carolyn Ratteray (The Imaginary Invalid, Pygmalion) as Macy and Debra Jo Rupp (That 70's Show, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof) as Della, reprising the role for which she received an LA Stage Alliance Ovation Award for Lead Actress in a Play. (more...)

Heidi Schreck, Mike Iveson, and More Lead WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

New York Theatre Workshop announces the full cast and creative team for What the Constitution Means to Me by two-time Obie Award winner Heidi Schreck (more...)

Celebration Extends CABARET for Third and Final Time
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

Celebration Theatre announces that the third and final show in its 2017-2018 season, the smash-hit, critically acclaimed production of CABARET (more...)

Tickets Now On Sale For Cinema Screening Of RED, Starring Alfred Molina and Alfred Enoch
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

Tickets are now on sale for Michael Grandage Company's critically acclaimed production of John Logan's Red, starring Alfred Molina and Alfred Enoch. The show will be presented by Trafalgar Releasing in selected cinemas across North America and the UK on Wednesday, November 7, 2018. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2018: BWW Q&A- Shit-Faced Shakespeare
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Aug 14, 2018

BWW catches up with Shit-Faced Shakespeare to chat about performing Hamlet at the 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

Hammer Theatre Announces Fall Season of Dance, Theatre, More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2018

The Hammer Theatre Center in downtown San Jose has unveiled a sensational line-up for its fall 2018 season, featuring appearances by acclaimed dancers and musicians, world-class theatre, and family-friendly events. The stellar season kicks off with the Hammer Plaza Celebration, a free event featuring live performances by innovative aerial dance troupe BANDALOOP and the innovative Bridgman|Packer Dance company performing 'Truck.' (more...)

MOLL FLANDERS To Be Presented at Mercury Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2018

The Mercury Theatre Colchester today announces the world premiere of Nick Perry's Moll Flanders, adapted from the novel by Daniel Defoe. The production, directed by Ryan McBryde opens on 28 September at the Mercury, and runs until 13 October. (more...)

Shakespeare's MACBETH is Now On Stage At Monte
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2018

After the sensational success of Hamlet in 2017, Pieter Toerien proudly presents Abrahamse & Meyer's dazzling take on MACBETH - William Shakespeare's shortest, darkest and most thrilling tragedy. (more...)

Dermot Crowley, Grace Van Patten, and More will Join Glenn Close in The Public's MOTHER OF THE MAID
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2018

The Public Theater announces complete for the New York premiere of MOTHER OF THE MAID, written by Emmy Award winner Jane Anderson. (more...)

Eric Tucker Directs A Reading Of New Michael Raver Play EVENING
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018

Bedlam Artistic Director Eric Tucker will direct a reading of Michael Raver's new political drama, Evening on September 24th. The piece will feature Roberta Maxwell (Brokeback Mountain, Lincoln Center's Our Town), Michael Potts (The Book of Mormon, Jitney, The Iceman Cometh) Jack Wetherall (Queer as Folk, Skintight), Vince Nappo (Reign, TFANA's The Merchant of Venice), Kelley Curran (Sense and Sensibility, TFANA's The Winter's Tale) and Michael Raver (The Persians, Death Comes for The War Poets). (more...)

Priscilla Lopez Joins Cast of OKLAHOMA! at Theatre Under The Stars
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018

Tony Award winner Priscilla Lopez will lead the cast in the role of 'Aunt Eller' in Theatre Under The Stars' (TUTS) production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma!, the first show in the musical theatre company's 50th Anniversary Season. (more...)

English Touring Theatre Announces Full Cast For Othello
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018

English Touring Theatre today announces the full cast for the upcoming revival of Richard Twyman's critically acclaimed production of Othello, a co-production with Oxford Playhouse and Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory. Richard Twyman directs Kitty Archer (Desdemona), Philip Correia (Cassio), Naby Dakhli (Montano), James Ellis (Duke), James Godden (Soldier/Senator), Paul McEwan (Iago) Victor Oshin (Othello) and Kelly Price (Emilia) joining returning cast members Chris Bianchi (Brabantio), Hayat Kamille (Bianca), Brian Lonsdale (Roderigo) and John Sandeman (Lodovico). (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 13, 2018
by - Aug 13, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 13 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Jermyn Street Theatre Announces Casting Of ABOUT LEO
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2018

Jermyn Street Theatre announces casting for the world premiere of Alice Allemano's About Leo, the opening production in their Autumn Season. The cast of four will comprise Eleanor Wyld as journalist Eliza Prentice (Hamlet - RSC UK/US Tour, The Alchemist, Don Quixote and Doctor Faustus - RSC, Misfits - C4, Black Mirror - C4); Nigel Whitmey as prolific surrealist Max Ernst (The Crown Series 3 - Netflix, The Red Barn - Royal National Theatre, Other People - Royal Court Theatre and Saving Private Ryan - Film), twice Olivier Award nominee Susan Tracy as the elder version of Leonora Carrington (Anna Christie and Three Sisters - RSC, Cyril's Success - Finborough Theatre, A Day by the Sea - Southwark Playhouse) and Phoebe Pryce as Leonora Carrington in her earlier years ( A Passage To India - Royal & Derngate / Park Theatre, The Tenant Of Wildfell Hall - Octagon Theatre Bolton/Theatre Royal York, The Merchant Of Venice - Shakespeare's Globe/Lincoln Centre) (more...)

BWW Review: THE PRODUCERS at Musical Theater Heritage
by Alan Portner - Aug 12, 2018

Great theater requires a willing suspension of disbelief.  'The Producers' by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan requires a willing embrace of 1940's Catskill schlock and shtick.  That said, MTH's 'The Producers' is so much inspired silliness, so well performed, and so meticulously put together, it is tough to stop giggling and smirking and groaning at the awful, hysterical, politically in-correct, funny, one-liners.   The Saturday night, Crown Center audience for 'The Producers' thoroughly embarrassed itself and was delighted to do so. (more...)

Sundown Presents its 7th Annual Short Works Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2018

Sundown Collaborative Theatre's 'A SMASHED MASH UP' features a variety of short acts ranging from the scripted and linear to the devised and abstract. This year's festival dives into the chaos of contemporary life and explores how we react when forced to confront unexpected and unpredictable situations and people. (more...)

BWW TV: What Is BERNHARDT/HAMLET All About? Janet McTeer & Company Explain!
by TV - Press Previews - Aug 11, 2018

Roundabout Theatre Company will soon present the world premiere of Bernhardt/Hamlet by Pulitzer finalist Theresa Rebeck, directed by Tony nominee Moritz von Stuelpnagel, and starring Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe, Tony & Olivier Award winner Janet McTeer as 'Sarah Bernhardt.' The play will begin preview performances on September 1, 2018 and opens officially on Tuesday, September 25, 2018. This is a limited engagement through November 18, 2018 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway. (more...)

Sheffield Theatres Announces Casting for STEEL and A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2018

Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres Robert Hastie today announces the full cast for the world premiere of Chris Bush's Steel, and his major new revival of William Shakespeare's classic A Midsummer Night's Dream. (more...)

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