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The Vagrancy Announces Blossoming: A New Play Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2018

???????May 19th, May 21st & May 22nd, The Vagrancy announces BLOSSOMING: a new play reading series. The Vagrancy annually selects five playwrights with diverse perspectives to join their playwright's group. Beginning each fall, the writers meet regularly as they craft their plays. The Vagrancy hosts two development workshops wherein the plays are explored with the playwright, actors and a director in a rehearsal setting. BLOSSOMING is the first public reaching of the five original plays. Come be inspired, have a glass of wine, and help the play's development along with post-reading audience talk-backs. (more...)

Bay Street Theater Announces FROST/NIXON As Second 2018 Mainstage Production
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2018

Bay Street Theater and Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the cast and creative team for the second production in their 2018 Mainstage Season: FROST/NIXON, a new play by Peter Morgan, directed by Sarna Lapine. The production will run from June 26 - July 22, 2018. Single tickets are now on sale, and tickets are also still available as part of a Mainstage Subscription. To purchase tickets and subscriptions, call the Box Office at 631-725-9500 or purchase online at www.baystreet.org. (more...)

RuPaul's Drag Race Star Headlines 20th Anniversary Production Of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

??????? RuPaul's Drag Race Star Mimi Imfurst (Braden Chapman) will star as HEDWIG in reTHEATER's production of the 4th wall smashing, gender bending rock musical HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH.  The production will begin June 1st in Philadelphia at RUBA CLUB, a former Russian Social Club, and will be set as the backdrop for this new immersive production of the cult pop-culture phenomenon.  With its incredible score and hilariously heartfelt book, this 20th anniversary production re-examines John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask's explosive rock musical with a fresh eye while paying homage to its iconic flair. (more...)

FENELLA FIELDING Is Live At Zedel This Saturday
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

FENELLA FIELDING: Do You Mind If I Smoke? comes to Brasserie Zedel this Saturday, 5th May at 2:00 p.m. (more...)

Mint Theater Announces Cast for Benefit Reading of LILIOM
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018

Mint Theater (Jonathan Bank, Producing Artistic Director) today announced the cast for a rare reading of Ferenc Molnar's Liliom which will be presented for one night only, onMonday, June 11 at 7pm at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street).  Liliom was turned into the musical Carousel by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II which is now enjoying a successful revival on Broadway. (more...)

Sophie Thompson, Jeremy Swift and Sinead Matthews to Star in Classic Spring's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

Classic Spring announces Olivier-Award winner Sophie Thompson as Lady Bracknell in The Importance of Being Earnest, from 20 July at the Vaudeville theatre. Directed by Michael Fentiman, the production also stars Jeremy Swift in the role of Reverend Chasuble and Sinead Matthews as Gwendolyn Fairfax. (more...)

Stephen Rea Stars in CYPRUS AVENUE, Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) will begin previews for a limited eight-week run of the Abbey Theatre and the Royal Court Theatre's acclaimed production of CYPRUS AVENUE on Saturday, June 2. The new play, written by David Ireland and directed by Royal Court Artistic Director Vicky Featherstone, features Stephen Rea, who last performed at The Public in 2008 in Sam Shepard's Kicking a Dead Horse. The run at The Public follows encore engagements at Dublin's Peacock Stage at the Abbey Theatre (April 30-May 19) and the MAC in Belfast (May 23-26). CYPRUS AVENUE will run through Sunday, July 29 in The Public's LuEsther Hall, with an official press opening on Monday, June 25. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sam Shepard's BURIED CHILD Comes to Writers Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, presents Buried Child, written by Sam Shepardand directed by WT Resident Director Kimberly Senior. Buried Child runs May 9 - June 17, 2018 in the Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. The Press Opening is Wednesday, May 16 at 7:30 p.m. (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...)

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...)

Goodman Theatre Announces Full Cast for SUPPORT GROUP FOR MEN
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

The world's changing, bro. This summer, Goodman Theatre premieres Support Group for Men, a new comedy by Ellen Fairey, directed by Kimberly Senior. Fairey, whose work has been hailed 'a must-see for anyone who follows important new plays' (Chicago Tribune), explores shifting social and gender roles through the lens of four men who gather every Thursday night to vent about middle-aged maladies. (more...)

SUMMER SHORTS, America's Short Play Festival, Returns To The Arsht Center! Begins May 31
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2018

???????City Theatre (@citytheatremia) and the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County (@arshtcenter) are proud to present SUMMER SHORTS, America's Short Play Festival. Playing May 31-July 1, 2018 in the intimate Carnival Studio Theater (Ziff Ballet Opera House) and led by City Theatre Artistic Director Margaret M. Ledford, SUMMER SHORTS is an annual theatrical celebration that showcases the diversity of Miami through a variety of new short plays and musicals. (more...)

Drama Meets Dry Wit In Orlando Shakespeare Theater's THE LUCKIEST PEOPLE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018

The Luckiest People, a tense, new family dramedy produced by Orlando Shakespeare Theater (Orlando Shakes) in Partnership with UCF, comes to the Goldman Theater from March 28 - April 29, 2018. Tickets ($25 - $50) are available now by phone (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, online www.orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street). (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Roundabout's TRAVESTIES Meets The Press
by Walter McBride - Mar 6, 2018

The cast of Roundabout Theatre Company's Broadway revival of Tom Stoppard's Tony Award-winning play Travesties met the press this week and BroadwayWorld was on hand to catch all the action. Check out the first photos of the full cast below! (more...)

Meet the Cast of Roundabout's TRAVESTIES- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Mar 29, 2018

Roundabout Theatre Company's Broadway revival of Tom Stoppard's Tony Award-winning play Travesties begins previews tonight! Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

Roundabout's TRAVESTIES Begins Previews Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2018

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) - in association with Chocolate Factory Productions (David Babani, Artistic Director) and Sonia Friedman Productions - is pleased to present the first Broadway revival of Tom Stoppard's Tony Award-winning play Travesties. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Theatre Group at SBCC Presents CRIMES OF THE HEART
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2018

The Theatre Group at SBCC concludes the 17/18 season with the Pulitzer Prize-winning play, CRIMES OF THE HEART by Beth Henley. (more...)

Bay Street Theater Announces TITLE WAVE: The 5th Annual New Works Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2018

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce Title Wave at Bay Street: The 5th Annual New Works Festival, May 4 - 6, 2018. All readings are free, but tickets are required, as these events typically sell out. Tickets are available now at baystreet.org or by calling the Bay Street Theater Box Office at 631-725-9500, open Tuesday through Saturday 11 am to 5 pm. (more...)

Christian Coulson of HARRY POTTER Films To Play King Richard II at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2018

Christian Coulson of HARRY POTTER To Play King Richard II at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival (more...)

United Solo Offers A Master Class With Fiona Shaw
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2018

???????This Master Class with Fiona Shaw is a rare opportunity to meet and work with one of the most influential actresses and directors of contemporary theatre. Participants are expected to prepare a short piece of text of their choice to work on, such as: an audition speech of any kind, a speech from a scene, a poem, any text (classical or contemporary), even their original writing, or - as recommended by Ms. Shaw herself - a compilation of things, which may include, for example: some sonnets mixed with contemporary writing, basically any text that is two-minutes or less in length. (more...)

LITTLE EYOLF to Make UK Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2018

The National Theatre of Norway returns to the UK for the first time in 18 years with Little Eyolf, one of Ibsen's major but rarely performed prose plays. Director Sophie Jupither puts the child Eyolf at the centre in this production, probes the complex question of how our children fit within our adult relationships - and shows that Ibsen's people speak strongly to us today. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN at Menier Chocolate Factory
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2018

The Menier Chocolate Factory, in association with Darren Bagert, present a new production of Manuel Puig's ground-breaking novel Kiss of the Spider Woman in a new adaptation by Jose Rivera and Allan Baker. Laurie Sansom directs this iconic play, making his Menier debut. The production opens on 21 March, with previews from 8 March, and runs until 5 May. (more...)

Alexandra Silber to Lead CAMELOT at Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2018

Shakespeare Theatre Company today announces the cast of Lerner and Loewe's multiple Tony Award-winning musical Camelot. Directed by STC Associate Artistic Director Alan Paul (Kiss Me, Kate; Man of La Mancha), the classic musical will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F St NW) from May 22 through July 1, concluding STC's 2017-2018 mainstage season. (more...)

Hampstead Theatre Announces casting for DESCRIBE THE NIGHT on the Main Stage and THE PHLEBOTOMIST Downstairs
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2018

In 1920, the Russian writer Isaac Babel reports on a Red Cavalry campaign in Poland. In 1936, Stalin's NKVD chief Nicolai Yezhov unleashes the Great Purge. In 1989, a mysterious KGB agent spying on a woman in Dresden falls in love. In 2010, an aircraft carrying most of the Polish government crashes near the Russian city of Smolensk… (more...)

New Production Of Sondheim's MARRY ME A LITTLE To Open In May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2018

A new professional production of Stephen Sondheim's Marry Me A Little will run at the Off-West End Drayton Arms Theatre in May. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For Mercury Theatre Colchester And Tbo Productions' Brand New Musical PIECES OF STRING
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2018

Mercury Theatre Colchester and TBO Productions today announce full casting for the world premiere of their brand-new musical - Pieces of String, with book, music and lyrics by Gus Gowland. Ryan McBryde directs Carol Starks (Jane), Andy Coxon (Ed), Marilyn Cutts (Rose), Ella Dunlop (Gemma), Lauren Hall (Anna), Joel Harper-Jackson (Tom), Craig Mather (Edward) and Gary Wood (Harry). Open auditions were held in Colchester to cast Young Rose, and the part will be alternated by three young people local to the theatre. Pieces of String, designed by 2017 Linbury Prize Finalist Fin Redshaw, opens on 27 April at the Mercury, with previews from 20 April and runs until 5 May. (more...)

Cate Blanchett Departs Ivo van Hove ALL ABOUT EVE; Gillian Anderson in Talks to Star
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2018

Baz Bamigboye of The Daily Mail has reported that Academy Award winning actor, Cate Blanchett, has signed on to play the role of Margo Channing in a stage adaptation of the classic film All About Eve. (more...)

RuPaul's Drag Race Star Fronts 20th Anniversary HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

RuPaul's Drag Race Star Mimi Imfurst (Braden Chapman) will star as HEDWIG in reTHEATER's production of the 4th wall smashing, gender bending rock musical HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH. The production will begin June 1st in Philadelphia at RUBA CLUB, a former Russian Social Club, and will be set as the backdrop for this new immersive production of the cult pop-culture phenomenon. With its incredible score and hilariously heartfelt book, this 20th anniversary production re-examines John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask's explosive rock musical with a fresh eye while paying homage to its iconic flair. (more...)

A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE Extends at Boston Court
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2018

Boston Court Performing Arts Center announces the extension of their reimagined modern take of Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire. Due to audience demand, the production will now play through April 1, 2018. This radical re-envisioning of Streetcarfeatures a multicultural cast and modern setting, pushing on the play's present-day relevance. (more...)

Adrian Scarborough Joins the Cast of THE MADNESS OF GEORGE III
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2018

DUE to popular demand from across the UK, tickets are now on sale for extra performances of Nottingham Playhouse's highly anticipated production of The Madness of George III. (more...)

THE WOMEN WHO MAPPED THE STARS Comes to Central Square Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2018

The Nora Theatre Company is proud to present the World Premiere of Joyce Van Dyke's The Women Who Mapped the Stars from April 19 to May 20, 2018. The production is directed by Jessica Ernst. The press performance is Tuesday, April 24 at 7:30PM. The Women Who Mapped the Stars is the inaugural production in The Brit d'Arbeloff Women in Science Production Series. A Catalyst Collaborative@MIT Production. (more...)

Tony Winner Ivo van Hove Will Direct Stage Adaptation of Bestselling Novel A LITTLE LIFE
by Danielle Gutierrez - Apr 27, 2018

Tony Award winner Ivo van Hove will direct a stage adaptation of the bestselling 2015 novel A Little Life. The stage adaptation will make its premiere this fall at Amsterdam's Stadsschouwburg Theatre, with performances beginning September 20th an opening on September 23rd. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2018

Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres Robert Hastie today announces the cast for Associate Director Javaad Alipoor's production of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Dale Wasserman, from the novel by Ken Kesey - Nathan Amzi (Martini), Lucy Black (Nurse Ratched), Andrew Dennis (Ruckley and Aide Turkle), Harry Egan (Aide Warren), Joel Gillman (Randle P McMurphy), Clive Hayward (Dr Spivey), Tom Hodgkins (Scanlon), Arthur Hughes (Billy Bibbitt), Melissa Johns (Candy and Nurse Flinn), Mohammed Mansaray (Aide Williams), Shaun Mason (Cheswick), Jeremy Proulx (Chief Bromden), Jack Tarlton (Harding) and Shelley Williams (Sandra and Hospital Staff). (more...)

Donmar Warehouse Announces 2018 Programme
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2018

Artistic Director Josie Rourke said, "I'm delighted to announce two new productions at the Donmar, joining the previously announced THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE, for my penultimate season, with all three directed by women. (more...)

The Players Present OBSESSION Starring Jude Law
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018

The Peterborough Players will present an encore screening of the National Theatre's production of Obsession starring Jude Law on Sunday, May 6 at 1:00pm. (more...)

Sam Shepard's BURIED CHILD Comes to Writers Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2018

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, presents Buried Child, written by Sam Shepard and directed by WT Resident Director Kimberly Senior. Buried Child runs May 9 - June 17, 2018 in the Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. The Press Opening is Wednesday, May 16 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Meet the Cast of THE LONELIEST GIRL IN THE WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2018

After the lauded World Premiere of The Boy Who Danced On Air, Diversionary is proud to produce the World Premiere of another groundbreaking new musical. (more...)

Tony Award-Winning Lighting Designer, Natasha Katz, Accepts The 2018 Apple Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2018

The Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance, a department within the College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts at Wayne State University, will honor legendary Broadway lighting designer, Natasha Katz, with the 2018 Apple Award on Thursday, April 19, 2018 during an invitation-only ceremony at the Fisher Theatre prior to that evening's performance of Broadway's 'School of Rock,' for which Ms. Katz designed the lighting. (more...)

National Theatre Announces its May-September 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

The National Theatre has announced its May-September 2018 season. (more...)

Island City Stage Announces 2018-2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

???????Island City Stage is excited to announce the 2018-2019 season! The mission of the theater is to create quality theatrical productions that focus on the LGBTQ experience but have a heart and soul that is truly universal. This will be Island City Stage's 7th season. (more...)

Harriet Harris, Julie White & Christopher Sieber to Announce 2018 Drama League Award Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

The Drama League has announced, today, Tony® Award-winners Harriet Harris, Julie White, and Tony Award-nominee Christopher Sieber will announce the2018 Drama League Awards Nominees. (more...)

Russia's State Theatre Of Nations Production Of Chekhov's IVANOV Comes to New York City Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

Maria Shclover and Irina Shabshis, Cherry Orchard Festival's co-founders and producers, today announced Russia's State Theatre of Nations will return to New York with Anton Chekhov's Ivanov, his timeless dramatic play about an antihero, a melancholic upper-class man struggling to regain his former glory, June 14 -17 2018, at New York City Center (131 W. 55th Street), as part of the VI Cherry Orchard Festival of the Arts. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for MTC's World Premiere of DAN CODY'S YACHT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) are pleased to announce full casting for Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of Dan Cody's Yacht, a new play written by Anthony Giardina and directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes. Rehearsals for the production begin tomorrow, Tuesday, April 17. (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company Presents Readings Of ASS By Ellen Simon
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2018

Pioneer Theatre Company continues its 2017-2018 Play-by-Play new play reading series with ASS by Ellen Simon. The staged readings will take place at the Dumke Auditorium of the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) on Friday, April 20 and Saturday, April 21, 2018. (more...)

Cherry Orchard Festival Presents Russia's State Theatre Of Nations Production of Chekhov's IVANOV
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2018

Maria Shclover and Irina Shabshis, Cherry Orchard Festival's co-founders and producers, today announced Russia's State Theatre of Nations will return to New York with Anton Chekhov's Ivanov, his timeless dramatic play about an antihero, a melancholic upper-class man struggling to regain his former glory, June 14 -17 2018, at New York City Center (131 W. 55th Street), as part of the VI Cherry Orchard Festival of the Arts. (more...)

Cast And Creative Team Announced For LITTLE ROCK At The Sheen Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2018

Rebel Theatrical Management, LLC (Harvey Butler, producer), in association with The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture, have announced, today, the cast and the creative team for the New York premiere of the new play Little Rock, written and directed by Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj. Performances are set to begin Wednesday, May 30, 2018 for a limited run through September 8, 2018 at The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture (18 Bleecker Street). Opening Night is set for Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 7:00PM. (more...)

Undermain Theatre Announces 2018/19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2018

For its 35th season Undermain celebrates its past, its future, and its present with two world premieres, a rarely seen world classic, and a celebratory reboot of a recent gem from the Undermain repertoire. The two world premieres bridge new American work from an eminent playwright to an important, emerging playwright, the classic presents a Dallas premiere by 'the father of realism,' the Undermain in rep series contemplates the Undermain's recent achievements, and our second Whither Goest Thou America: A Festival of New American Play Readings looks to the future. (more...)

A DOLL'S HOUSE and HEDDA GABLER Come to Theatre UNO, 4/12-22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2018

Theatre UNO, the theatre production arm of the University of New Orleans (UNO) Department of Film & Theatre, closes their 2017-18 performance season with Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House and Hedda Gabler in repertory at the UNO Performing Arts Center, Robert E. Nims Theater, April 12-29. (more...)

Beatles Music Plays Eltham in New Concert Production 'A Trip Across The Universe'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2018

Celebrated music by the Beatles play Eltham this May in a new concert production A Trip Across The Universe- Music and Lyrics by The Beatles! (more...)

A Brand New Season Of Shows On Sale At Wolverhampton Grand Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2018

A brand new season of West End musicals, gripping dramas, dynamic dance and one night concerts on sale next week at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre. (more...)

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