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Brooks Atkinson Theatre (New York, NY)
256 W. 47th St.

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Based on the novel by Charlotte Brontė

Jane Eyre is a haunting retelling of the Charlotte Bronte classic about an orphan girl who grows up to become the governess of Thornfield Hall. There she meets and falls in love with the enigmatic Edward Rochester, an Earl with a dark secret. Having overcome the obstacles brought on by an abusive childhood, the death of a childhood friend and the prejudice inherent in a relationship between two people socially worlds apart, Jane marries Rochester. Her wedding day is marred when she discovers his secret: he already has a wife, a half-crazed lunatic hidden in the attic.



Playster Grows Partnership with BBC Worldwide North America, Adds Over 130 Hours of Premium Programming to Its Multimedia Catalog
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2017

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Royal Court's HANGMEN Casts U.S. Premiere at Atlantic Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company has announced casting for the US premiere of the Olivier Award-winning Royal Court Theatre production of Hangmen, written by Academy Award winner Martin McDonagh and directed by Olivier Award nominee Matthew Dunster. (more...)

Bookings Open For The Fugard Bioscope National Theatre Encore Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2017

The popular Fugard Bioscope has announced an exciting encore line up for the holidays with The National Theatre Encore Season. The line up includes productions of TWELFTH NIGHT, PETER PAN, WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?, ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD, both parts of ANGELS IN AMERICA, OBSESSION and AMADEUS. (more...)

CYRANO, KING LIZ, WE'RE GONNA DIE and More Set for Amphibian Stage Productions' 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

Amphibian Stage Productions, the contemporary theatre cultural explorers call home, has announced its 2018 Season, featuring classic and new work by diverse playwrights, the return of the Phib Comedy Series with an all-star cast of comedians curated by Baron Vaughn, and the ever-popular National Theatre Live screenings in partnership with The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Josie Lawrence and More for MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2017

Multi-award-winner Josie Lawrence, one of the UK's best-loved actors and comedians, stars in a new production of Mother Courage and her Children by Bertolt Brecht, translated by Pulitzer Prize-winning Tony Kushner (Angels in America at the National Theatre), running 2 November - 9 December at Southwark Playhouse. Press night is Monday 6 November. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

THE BIG SICK to Receive Hollywood Film Award's Comedy Ensemble Award
by Movies News Desk - Oct 23, 2017

dick clark productions announced today that the cast of the film THE BIG SICK, including Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter and Ray Romano, will receive the Hollywood Comedy Ensemble Award (more...)

PICT Classic Theatre Sets ROMEO AND JULIET in 1930s Little Italy
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2017

PICT's main stage season will open with William Shakespeare's ROMEO AND JULIET on October 21st, 2017 at WQED's Fred Rogers Studio in Oakland; the very studio that hosted the production of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood from 1968 to 2001. (more...)

Gordon Getty's SCARE PAIR Double Bill to Play Danny Kaye Playhouse; Peter Rosen Documentary to Air on WNET
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

The New York premieres and world premiere production of Gordon Getty's Scare Pair, a double-bill by the San Francisco-based composer, pairs his two one act-operas -- Usher House and The Canterville Ghost - together for the first time on October 19 and 21 (7:30pm) at The Sylvia and Danny Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College (located at East 68th Street, between Lexington and Park Avenues). (more...)

ONCE Extends at The Grand Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

The Grand Theatre announces that due to high demand its production of ONCE has been extended. (more...)

New CHERRY ORCHARD, A MONSTER CALLS Adaptation & More Set for 'Year of Change' at Bristol Old Vic
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

Tom Morris and Emma Stenning today outlined the 2018 programme of work from Bristol Old Vic, under the banner Year of Change, which was suggested as a theme for 2018 by Roger Griffith of Bristol Old Vic Associate Company, Ujima Radio. (more...)

SEE YOU NEXT TUESDAY: A Benefit For Women By Women Announced at Rockwell
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

ROCKWELL TABLE & STAGE, presents See You Next Tuesday: A Benefit for Women by Women on November 14, 2017 at 8:00pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Josie Lawrence in 'MOTHER COURAGE' at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2017

Multi-award-winner Josie Lawrence, one of the UK's best-loved actors and comedians, stars in a new production of Mother Courage and her Children by Bertolt Brecht, translated by Pulitzer Prize-winning Tony Kushner (Angels in America at the National Theatre), running now through 9 December at Southwark Playhouse. Press night is tonight 6 November, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Lifeline Announces Six New Ensemble Members
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2017

Lifeline Theatre is proud to announce six new members of its artistic ensemble: Bilal Dardai, Andr s Enriquez, Diane D. Fairchild, Anthony Kayer, Martel Manning, and Michael McKeogh. Lifeline's ensemble determines the company's artistic programming and provides leadership, support, and counsel in the play development process. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN
by Roy Tan - Nov 4, 2017

Mother Courage and her Children by Bertolt Brecht, translated by Pulitzer Prize-winning Tony Kushner (Angels in America at the National Theatre) will run 2 November 9 December at Southwark Playhouse. Press night is Monday 6 November at 7.30pm. (more...)

Cast Announced for West End Transfer of GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2017

Casting is today announced for the West End transfer for Bob Dylan's and Conor McPherson's Girl From the North Country, following a sell-out, critically acclaimed run at The Old Vic. (more...)

Point Park University Announces Final 2017 Production THE GIFT OF THE MAGI
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

Point Park University's Conservatory Theatre Company presents The Gift of the Magi, a classic Christmas story about the power of love and unexpected surprises of life. This heartwarming show will fill you and your loved ones with holiday spirit and joy. (more...)

Photo Flash: TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Celebrates the Holidays with AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley celebrates the holiday season with a riotous escapade, Around the World in 80 Days. Taking place in an 1870s alive with danger, romance, and comic surprises, fearless adventurer Phileas Fogg and his faithful valet circle the globe in an unheard-of 80 days. In the hilariously theatrical style of The 39 Steps, five actors portray dozens of characters in a thrilling race against time and treachery, recreating one of the greatest adventures of all time. Full of stampeding elephants, raging typhoons, and runaway trains, Around the World in 80 Days, adapted by the award-winning playwright Mark Brown, offers an imaginative and ingenious expedition for the whole family. Directed by TheatreWorks Founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley, Around the World in 80 Days will be presented November 29 December 31, 2017 (press opening: December 2) at the Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Rd., Palo Alto. For tickets ($40-$100) and more information the public may visit TheatreWorks.org or call (650) 463-1960. (more...)

DOWNTON ABBEY's Penelope Wilton, 'BAKE OFF' Host Mel Giedroyc and More to Read Children's Stories at The Print Room
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

The Print Room at the Coronet in Notting Hill Gate will present WINTER'S TALES, reviving the simple pleasure of children's story-telling in a magical Christmas setting from Wednesday 6 December to Monday 18 December. (more...)

SCARAMOUCHE se lleva seis premios Butaca en su XXIII ediciĆ³n
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Nov 28, 2017

El musical SCARAMOUCHE, de la compa a Dagoll Dagom, se ha llevado seis de los ocho Premios Butaca a los que aspiraba en la XXIII edici n de los galardones, siendo una de las grandes vencedoras del a o. (more...)

English Touring Theatre Sets 2018 Dates for Extended Tour of Conor McPherson's THE WEIR
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2017

English Touring Theatre today announces additional tour dates of their production of Conor McPherson's Olivier Award-winning play The Weir, co-produced with Mercury Theatre Colchester. (more...)

Family Fun at the Players with PETER PAN and HANSEL AND GRETEL!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2017

In the coming weeks the Peterborough Players will present two productions that the entire family can enjoy as part of their ARTS ON SCREEN SEASON! And in the spirit of the season, the Players are offering discounted tickets for children. (more...)

Kelly Agredo, Benjamin McMillan and More to Lead CINDERELLA Panto at Nottingham Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company announces casting for Kenneth Alan Taylor's pantomime Cinderella. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley celebrates the holiday season with a riotous escapade, Around the World in 80 Days. Taking place in an 1870s alive with danger, romance, and comic surprises, fearless adventurer Phileas Fogg and his faithful valet circle the globe in an unheard-of 80 days. In the hilariously theatrical style of The 39 Steps, five actors portray dozens of characters in a thrilling race against time and treachery, recreating one of the greatest adventures of all time. Full of stampeding elephants, raging typhoons, and runaway trains, Around the World in 80 Days, adapted by the award-winning playwright Mark Brown, offers an imaginative and ingenious expedition for the whole family.Directed by TheatreWorks Founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley, Around the World in 80 Days will be presented November 29 December 31, 2017 (press opening: December 2) at the Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Rd., Palo Alto. For tickets ($40-$100) and more information the public may visit TheatreWorks.org or call (650) 463-1960. (more...)

Casting Announced For THE MELTING POT at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2017

In a rediscovery commissioned by the Finborough Theatre, The Melting Pot by Israel Zangwill runs at the Finborough Theatre, playing Sunday and Monday evenings and Tuesday matinees from Sunday, 3 December 2017. The classic story of a young Russian immigrant fighting to uphold his dream of a new life in a new country. After his family are massacred in a pogrom, Jewish composer David Quixano escapes to New York City, in search of a new life. There he falls in love with Vera, a beautiful Russian Christian. (more...)

BRIGHTON ROCK Will Play York Theatre Royal Feb 2018; Tour to Follow
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2017

Following the critical success of their co-production of E.M.Forster's The Machine Stops, Pilot Theatre will once again join forces with York Theatre Royal to premiere Tony-Award Nominee Bryony Lavery's (Frozen, Stockholm and Beautiful Burnout) new adaptation of Graham Greene's iconic 1938 novel of sin and redemption Brighton Rock. (more...)

THE GRINNING MAN Extends At Trafalgar Studios Through April 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

London's new smash hit musical The Grinning Man, now playing at the Trafalgar Studios, has today announced a new extended booking period until 14 April. (more...)

Virgina Stage Company presents Jane Austen's PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

Virginia Stage Company opens the new year with Jane Austen's most popular literary novel, Pride and Prejudice. Directed by Virginia Stage Company Producing Artistic Director, Tom Quaintance, Pride and Prejudice will sweep you away with its witty, fast-paced exploration of expectations that has become the template for modern romance. Fans of the novel will be thrilled with this faithful adaptation of the story. (more...)

Mongrel Thumb Announce Casting For World Premiere of AGAIN at Trafalgar Studios
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

Mongrel Thumb today announce the cast for the world premi re of Stephanie Jacob's new comic drama, Again. Hannah Price directs Rosie Day (Izzy), Chris Larkin (Tom), Natasha Little (Louise) and Charles Reston (Adam). The production opens at Trafalgar Studios on 9 February, with previews from 6 February, and runs until 3 March. (more...)

Casting Announced for CHICKEN SOUP and FROST/NIXON at Sheffield Theatres
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres Robert Hastie today announces full casting for the world premiere of Chicken Soup. by Ray Castleton and Kieran Knowles the latter of whom returns to Sheffield Theatres after the success of Operation Crucible; and the regional premi re of Peter Morgan's smash hit play Frost/Nixon. (more...)

Chance Theater's 20th Anniversary Season Kicks Off On February 3rd
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

Chance Theater is thrilled to announce its 20th Anniversary Season, which will be the fourth to employ both stages in its home at the Bette Aitken theater arts Center. Next year will feature eight fully-staged productions, and two workshops and three staged readings of new plays still in development. (more...)

Casting Announced For The ALEXANDER MATTHEWS Season At Tristan Bates
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

The playwright and philosopher Alexander Matthews presents the debut of his two witty social dramas at Covent Garden's Tristan Bates Theatre in spring 2018. 'Screaming Secrets' and 'Glass Roots' will have back-to-back runs and will form the first Alexander Matthews Season in the UK. Both plays are directed by Evan Keele with production design by Nancy Surman. (more...)

HEDDA GABLER is Coming Soon To Theatre Royal
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2018

Following successful runs in Edinburgh and Aberdeen, The National Theatre will bring its new adaptation of take Hedda Gabler to Theatre Royal, Glasgow in less than two weeks. With Lizzy Watts in the title role, this vital new version of Ibsen's masterpiece by Olivier and Tony Award-winning playwright Patrick Marber (Closer, Three Days in the Country) is directed by Ivo van Hove, one of the world's most exciting directors. (more...)

Hit Musical ADDY & UNO Extends Its Off-Broadway Run
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2018

ADDY & UNO, the hit off-Broadway production that features a delightful cast of comical and melodious puppets with disabilities, has announced it will extend its run through March 10th. Fans and critics have hailed the show for being the first family musical comedy to celebrate differing abilities, friendship, and kindness. Even Mayor deBlaisio is honoring the show, issuing a letter of recognition to the cast and crew in advance of Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. (more...)

Roland Schimmelpfennig's WINTER SOLSTICE Takes To The Road
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

When Actors Touring Company's English language version of Winter Solstice received its world premiere at Orange Tree Theatre in early 2017, it received rave reviews and played to sell out audiences. From February to March 2018, the company takes Roland Schimmelpfennig's startling drama to the road for a national tour of the UK. (more...)

ICT Kicks Off 2018 Season with Witty and Heart-Warming Musical DADDY LONG LEGS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2018

International City Theatre opens its 33rd season with a musical rags-to-riches tale of newfound love. Daddy Long Legs, with music and lyrics by Tony Award-nominated composer/lyricist Paul Gordon (Jane Eyre) and book by Tony-winning librettist John Caird (Les Mis rables), opens on February 23 at ICT's home in the Long Beach Performing Arts Center, where performances continue through March 11. Two low-priced previews take place on Feb. 21 and Feb. 22. (more...)

Staying True To Herself, JANE EYRE Opens DreamWrights' 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2018

DreamWrights Center for Community Arts kicks off its 2018 season with Charlotte Bronte's classic story, Jane Eyre. Jane Eyre survives a meager childhood to be employed at Thornfield as governess to the spoiled ward of an absentee guardian. Sparks fly when Mr. Rochester returns from abroad, but Jane's trials continue as she searches for love and belonging without sacrificing her true self. (more...)

Wolverhampton Grand And National Theatre Team Up To Make HEDDA GABLER Accessible To Young Theatregoers
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2018

Under 26? Love theatre? Or do you just want to see what all the fuss is about? Don't miss your chance to see an outstanding production of HEDDA GABLER at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre next week, brought to bold new life by an award-winning creative team. Theatre never looked this good. (more...)

Lyric Stage's DADDY LONG LEGS Open This Friday at the Majestic Theatre
by Kyle Christopher West - Jan 16, 2018

Lyric Stage will produce the regional premiere of the new musical Daddy Long Legs at Dallas' historic Majestic Theatre. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for the Premiere of Bryony Lavery's New Adaptation of BRIGHTON ROCK
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2018

Pilot Theatre and York Theatre Royal announce full casting for their forthcoming touring production of Bryony Lavery's new adaptation of Graham Greene's iconic novel Brighton Rock. (more...)

Cast Announced for BROADWAY VALENTINE at Queens Theatre - Alysha Umphress and Cody Williams; Kyle Dean Massey and Taylor Frey; Stephen Buntrock and Tony Nominee Erin Dill
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

Queens Theatre (Taryn Sacramone, Executive Director) will present Broadway Valentine, a concert-style revue produced by Stephen DeAngelis exclusively for Queens Theatre, located at 14 United Nations Avenue South in Flushing Meadows Corona Park for two performances only on February 17 at 8pm and February 18 at 3pm. (more...)

Lyric Stage Presents the Regional Premiere Of Off-Broadway Hit DADDY LONG LEGS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2017

Lyric Stage presents the regional premiere of Daddy Long Legs The Majestic Theatre 19 21 Jan 2018. From the Tony-Award winning director of Les Mis rables comes the intimate new musical Daddy Long Legs. Based on the classic novel which inspired the 1955 movie starring Fred Astaire a beloved tale in the spirit of Jane Austen, the Bront Sisters, and Downton Abbey this heartwarming Cinderella story about a witty and winsome young woman and her mysterious benefactor has charmed audiences of all ages from Los Angeles to London. (more...)

WATCH: Anna Kendrick Talks About PITCH PERFECT 3 on THE TODAY SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2017

WATCH: Anna Kendrick Talks About PITCH PERFECT 3 on THE TODAY SHOW (more...)

Chromolume Theatre Announces 2018 Season of Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2017

The Chromolume Theatre at The Attic in Los Angeles has announced a season of musicals for 2018, kicking off in February with the off-Broadway hit Dessa Rose by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, followed in July by Jane Eyre (book and additional lyrics by John Caird with music & lyrics by Paul Gordon), and concluding with Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Passion, opening in November. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE GRINNING MAN
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

The critically acclaimed production of The Grinning Man, directed by Tony award-winning Tom Morris (War Horse) and based on the classic Victor Hugo (Les Mis rables) novel, The Man Who Laughs, has taken over Studio 1 at Trafalgar Studios from 6 December, following a hugely successful autumn 2016 premiere at Bristol Old Vic. Check out photos from the production here! (more...)

Conor McPherson's THE WEIR Announces Exclusive Scottish Dates
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017

English Touring Theatre presents the touring production of Conor McPherson's Olivier Award-winning play The Weir, co-produced with Mercury Theatre Colchester, with exclusive Scottish dates at King's Theatre Edinburgh, Tue 20 to Sat 24 Feb 2018. (more...)

Meet the Full Company of Royal Court's THE CHILDREN, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Dec 12, 2017

Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of The Royal Court Theatre's production of The Children, the new play by Olivier Award winner Lucy Kirkwood (Chimerica), directed by James MacDonald (Top Girls at MTC), opens tonight, December 12, at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the company, plus hear from the stars in the video below! (more...)

Third Rail Brings National Theatre Live's FOLLIES and PETER PAN to the World Trade Center This Weekend!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017

Have you been looking for the perfect gift for the theatre-lover in your life? Do you need a holiday getaway, but a trip to London isn't in the cards? Then catch Britain's top productions close to home at Third Rail's National Theatre Live Broadcasts! (more...)

Photo Coverage: James Barbour Brings 9th Annual Holiday Concert to Birdland
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 11, 2017

Laughing Dog Media presented James Barbour and his guests in his 9th Annual Holiday Concert. Filled with holiday classics such as 'The Christmas Song,' 'O Holy Night,' 'The Dreidel Song' and an audience participation 'Twelve Days Of Christmas,' this concert celebrates the warmth and joy of the holiday season. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 10, 2017
by - Dec 10, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 10 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 1, 2017
by - Dec 1, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 1 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

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