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Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at FLIGHT OF THE MONARCH, Premiering This Week at Gloucester Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Gloucester Stage Company continues its 38th season of professional theater on Cape Ann with the world premiere of Jim Frangione's Flight of the Monarch from September 8 through September 30 at 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast! (more...)

Cast Complete for Mark Rylance-Led FARINELLI AND THE KING on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Producers Sonia Friedman, Shakespeare's Globe and Paula Marie Blackare have announced complete casting for the critically acclaimed Shakespeare's Globe production of Farinelli and the King, starring three-time Tony Award-winner (Twelfth Night, Jerusalem, Boeing-Boeing) and Academy Award-winner (Bridge of Spies) Mark Rylance. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at FLIGHT OF THE MONARCH, Premiering This Week at Gloucester Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Gloucester Stage Company continues its 38th season of professional theater on Cape Ann with the world premiere of Jim Frangione's Flight of the Monarch from September 8 through September 30 at 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast! (more...)

MAN OF LA MANCHA, THOUSAND PINES Premiere and More Set for Westport Country Playhouse's 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

Westport Country Playhouse announces its 2018 season, featuring five productions that are big for the soul, according to Artistic Director Mark Lamos. The Connecticut professional theater's lineup includes two comedies, one modern and one classic; a drama; a musical; and a world premiere, running from May 29 through November 17. (more...)

Nottingham Playhouse Annoucnes First Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Nottingham Playhouse is delighted to announce Adam Penford's first season as Artistic Director, including multi-award winning drama The Madness of George III starring Mark Gatiss. (more...)

Post-Apocalyptic MACBETH Takes the Stage at Bussey Building
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Devil You Know Theatre Company presents a thrilling new version of one of Shakespeare's most famous tragedies, charting the bloody rise and downfall of the legendary warrior Macbeth. (more...)

Photo Flash: FLIGHT OF THE MONARCH Makes World Premiere at Gloucester Stage Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2017

Gloucester Stage Company continues its 38th season of professional theater on Cape Ann with the world premiere of Jim Frangione's Flight of the Monarch from September 8 through September 30 at 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA. (more...)

Jewish Cultural Arts Theatre Presents Diane Samuels' KINDERTRANSPORT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2017

J's Cultural Arts Theatre (JCAT) is proud to present Diane Samuels' Kindertransport, as the inaugural production of JCAT's 11th season at the Michael-Ann Russell JCC in North Miami Beach, Florida. (more...)

BECOMING DR. RUTH Checks In at GableStage
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2017

GABLESTAGE AT THE BILTMORE opens its 20th Anniversary Season with BECOMING DR RUTH by Mark St. Germain with Anne O'Sullivan, (more...)

Centre Stage to Present CHRISTMAS CABARET This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

Get ready to be filled with the Christmas Spirit! Join Centre Stage for a night of classic Seasonal favorites performed by Greenville's top vocal talent! Our Christmas cabaret will bring you all the Holiday classics from iconic artists such as The Carpenters, Bing Crosby, The Eagles, Whitney Houston, Brenda Lee and many more! (more...)

BECOMING DR. RUTH Checks In at GableStage
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

GABLESTAGE AT THE BILTMORE opens its 20th Anniversary Season with BECOMING DR RUTH by Mark St. Germain with Anne O'Sullivan, (more...)

Ben Edelman, Andrew Garman, Jessica Hecht and More to Star in Joshua Harmon's ADMISSIONS at LCT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017

Lincoln Center Theater has announced that Ben Edelman, Andrew Garman, Jessica Hecht, Dana Ivey, and Sally Murphy will be featured in its upcoming production of ADMISSIONS, a new play by Joshua Harmon, directed by Daniel Aukin. (more...)

KINDERTRANSPORT Will Play Opera House Manchester in 2018
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2017

Kindertransport the deeply moving and timely modern classic celebrates 25 years since the play was written by acclaimed playwright Diane Samuels in 2018 with an anniversary tour visiting the Opera House Manchester from 1 5 May 2018. (more...)

Queen's Theatre Hornchurch Announces Spring 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2017

A chilling thriller, a heart-warming drama and a regional professional premiere of an iconic musical. (more...)

KINDERTRANSPORT UK Tour to Open at Queen's Theatre Hornchurch in 2018
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2017

Kindertransport the deeply moving and timely modern classic celebrates 25 years since the play was written by acclaimed playwright Diane Samuels in 2018. (more...)

Mark Rylance to Reign on Broadway in FARINELLI AND THE KING This Winter
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Mark Rylance, three-time Tony Award winner (Jerusalem, Boeing-Boeing, Twelfth Night) and Academy Award-winner (Bridge of Spies), will return to Broadway in the critically acclaimed Shakespeare's Globe production of FARINELLI AND THE KING, a new play with music by author and composer Claire van Kampen, it was announced today by producers Sonia Friedman, Shakespeare's Globe and Paula Marie Black. (more...)

Emmy Winner Holland Taylor Returns In Her Critically Acclaimed Play ANN Exclusively On BroadwayHD
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2018

BroadwayHD, the premier streaming service for live theater productions, announces today that it will exclusively stream ANN, the critically acclaimed play written and performed by Emmy Award winning actress Holland Taylor and directed by Benjamin Endsley Klein, starting Thursday, June 14, 2018. (more...)

MAN OF LA MANCHA, THOUSAND PINES Premiere and More Set for Westport Country Playhouse's 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018

Westport Country Playhouse announces its 2018 season, featuring five productions that are big for the soul, according to Artistic Director Mark Lamos. The Connecticut professional theater's lineup includes two comedies, one modern and one classic; a drama; a musical; and a world premiere, running from May 29 through November 17. (more...)

Non-Fiction Novel 'Part of the Family' Wins Medalist Honors in New Apple Independent Book Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2018

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Selladoor Worldwide Announced Partnership With Europe's Leading Live Music Producers PIU Entertainment
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2018

Selladoor Worldwide and PIU Entertainment announced a joint venture to work closely together on producing live entertainment in the UK and Eastern Europe. The move sees Selladoor, known predominantly as a UK and international touring theatre company, move into co-presenting live entertainment and music and moving away from producing only theatre based entertainment. Whilst PIU will co-produce theatre work with Selladoor and build the international footprint of the theatre work created by both entities into the emerging Eastern Europe markets. (more...)

The Pianist Of Willesden Lane Returns To Hartford Stage
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

World-renowned piano virtuoso Mona Golabek returns to Hartford Stage for a limited engagement of her inspirational show, The Pianist of Willesden Lane. Back by popular demand, The Pianist of Willesden Lane will run Thursday, July 12, through Sunday, July 22, for 13 performances only. Tickets will be available for sale on Saturday, May 19. (more...)

BWW Review: BECOMING DR. RUTH at Square One Theatre
by Cindy Cardozo - May 17, 2017

Becoming Dr. Ruth is an uplifting show about the triumph of the human spirit. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Road Theatre Company presents THE LYONS
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2017

THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, present the fourth and final show of its 2016-2017 season, the Los Angeles premiere of THE LYONS, written by acclaimed playwright Nicky Silver and directed by Scott Alan Smith.  THE LYONS will begin previews on Sunday, May 7 at 2pm; will open on Friday, May 12 at 8pm and run through Saturday, July 1 at the Road Theatre on Lankershim, 5108 Lankershim Blvd. in North Hollywood. (more...)

LIPPY - Innovative Lip-Sync Show Exploring Funny Females Comes To Wandsworth Arts Fringe & Brighton Fringe Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2018

Word Of Mouth Theatre announces the 2018 Festival dates for a Lippy, an innovative lip-sync show by theatre-maker Rachel Causer, following its work-in-progress outing under title (Re)Play at TheatreN16's Maiden Speech Feminist Festival 2017. A celebration of the female, this production is written & performed by Rachel Causer and directed by Georgie Staight. Lippy runs at Wandsworth Arts Fringe as part of the Fragility Takeover on 4, 6, 12 May; and also at Brighton Fringe as part of The Warren Programme on 5, 8, 9 May. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE PIANIST OF WILLESDEN LANE Returns to Portland Center Stage
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Grammy-nominated artist Mona Golabek will return to Portland Center Stage at The Armory for a limited engagement of The Pianist of Willesden Lane, adapted and directed by Hershey Felder and based on the book The Children of Willesden Lane: Beyond the Kindertransport; A Memoir of Music, Love, and Survival by Mona Golabek and Lee Cohen. (more...)

LIPPY - Innovative Lip-Sync Show Exploring Funny Females Comes To Wandsworth Arts Fringe & Brighton Fringe This May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2018

Word Of Mouth Theatre announces the 2018 Festival dates for a Lippy, an innovative lip-sync show by theatre-maker Rachel Causer, following its work-in-progress outing under title (Re)Play at TheatreN16's Maiden Speech Feminist Festival 2017. A celebration of the female, this production is written & performed by Rachel Causer and directed by Georgie Staight. Lippy runs at Wandsworth Arts Fringe as part of the Fragility Takeover on 4, 6, 12 May; and also at Brighton Fringe as part of The Warren Programme on 5, 8, 9 May. (more...)

Casting Announced For 25th Anniversary Tour Of KINDERTRANSPORT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2018

Suzan Sylvester is delighted to be making a welcome return to Diane Samuels' heart-felt drama, Kindertransport, in the role of mother Evelyn having performed as daughter Faith in the 1993 premiere production. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Hosts 2018 Season Kick-off Party On April 7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2018

Westport Country Playhouse will host a 2018 Season Kick-off Party on Saturday, April 7, from 5 to 8 p.m., offering a fun atmosphere with food trucks, beer tastings, exhibits, and special ticket discounts. In addition, a "Sneak Peek" of the upcoming season will be hosted by Mark Lamos, Playhouse artistic director, at 6:30 p.m.  The "Sneak Peek" will feature guests representing all of the upcoming productions, including playwrights, directors, and designers. Admission is free and open to the public.  (more...)

Lyric Stage's ANNA CHRISTIE Cast And Creative Team Announced
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, O'Neill's classic is a surprisingly contemporary play that crackles with fierce physicality, humor, and drama. After a 20-year separation, a coal barge captain (Lyric Stage favorite Johnny Lee Davenport) is reunited with the daughter he unknowingly abandoned to a life of hardship. When Anna falls in love with a shipwrecked sailor, her father and her suitor come to recognize their own culpability in her plight, and all three struggle in their own way for salvation. Following his acclaimed production of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Scott Edmiston takes a fresh look at one of America's greatest playwrights. (more...)

Road Theatre Co's THE LYONS Extends Through July 16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, are thrilled to announce that the fourth and final show of its 2016-2017 season, the critically-acclaimed, smash-hit, Los Angeles premiere of THE LYONS, written by acclaimed playwright Nicky Silver and directed by Scott Alan Smith is EXTENDING through SUNDAY, JULY 16 at the Road Theatre on Lankershim, 5108 Lankershim Blvd. in North Hollywood. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Stages Comedy A FLEA IN HER EAR
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

Westport Country Playhouse will stage the lavish, large-cast comedy, 'A Flea in Her Ear,' newly adapted by David Ives from the original by Georges Feydeau, and directed by Mark Lamos, Westport Country Playhouse artistic director.  Fresh from a sold-out run by Delaware's Resident Ensemble Players (REP), a professional theater located at the University of Delaware, the co-production with the REP will run in Westport July 10 - 28.   (more...)

YOU GOT OLDER Makes its Sydney Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

Mad March Hare in association with Bakehouse Theatre Company is thrilled to present the Sydney premiere of the deeply touching and profoundly funny YOU GOT OLDER by Clare Barron for a limited season at the Kings Cross Theatre from 13 July. (more...)

Nottingham Playhouse Unveils Autumn Season Updates
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

NOTTINGHAM PLAYHOUSE has unveiled its autumn and winter season for 2018, following rave reviews for its spring and summer line-up. (more...)

Darlinghurst Theatre Co Presents KINDERTRANSPORT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2017

Just before the outbreak of the Second World War, Britain took in over 10,000 Jewish refugee children from Europe. The rescue effort was known as Kindertransport. Separated from their families and fostered out to British homes, most of the children never saw their parents again. (more...)

Hollyoaks Actor James Sutton To Star In ROPE At Queen's Theatre Hornchurch
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

Casting has been announced for the Queen's Theatre Hornchurch and New Wolsey Theatre Ipswich production of Patrick Hamilton's gripping thriller, Rope. James Sutton, who is best-known for playing John Paul McQueen in Hollyoaks and Ryan Lamb in Emmerdale, has been cast as Charles Granillo in this chilling play. He will be joined by Janet Amsden, Cara Chase, Sam Jenkins-Shaw, George Kemp, Fred Lancaster, Nico Pimpar and Phoebe Sparrow. (more...)

Casting Announced For 25th Anniversary Tour Of KINDERTRANSPORT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2018

Suzan Sylvester is making a welcome return to Diane Samuels' heart-felt drama, Kindertransport, in the role of mother Evelyn having performed as daughter Faith in the 1993 premiere production. (more...)

Queen's Theatre Hornchurch Launches 8 Tickets For Audience Members Under 26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

To encourage more young people to experience professional theatre, the Queen's Theatre Hornchurch is offering 8 tickets for Under 26s for all three of its in-house productions this season and beyond; Rope, Kindertransport and Priscilla, Queen of the Desert. (more...)

Curtain Call Playhouse Presents Diane Samuels' KINDERTRANSPORT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2018

Celebrating its 21st year of great theatre, Curtain Call Playhouse is proud to present Diane Samuels' Kindertransport, at the Pompano Beach Cultural Center (March 2-18) & the Sunrise Civic Center Theatre (March 24 & 25). Kindertransport is directed by Ted Dvoracek, with Jerry Jensen as Assistant Director. (more...)

BWW Review: Theater J's BECOMING DR. RUTH is a Sweet, Energetic Take on a Remarkable Life
by Barbara Johnson - Feb 27, 2018

Dr. Ruth K. Westheimer's true life story of becoming "America's favorite sex therapist" is a fascinating and unlikely one. Naomi Jacobson portrays Dr. Westheimer with charm and vigor in the one-woman show BECOMING DR. RUTH at Theatre J, combining autobiography with a broader tale of Jewish origins and identity. (more...)

Mark Rylance-Led FARINELLI AND THE KING Begins Tonight on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017

The critically acclaimed Shakespeare's Globe production of Farinelli and the King, starring three-time Tony Award-winner (Twelfth Night, Jerusalem, Boeing-Boeing) and Academy Award-winner (Bridge of Spies) Mark Rylance, begins tonight, December 5, 2017 in advance of an opening night on Sunday, December 17, 2017 at Broadway's Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street). (more...)

Chickenshed Announces New 2018 Studio Production
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2017

Chickenshed presents two moving and dramatic solo plays which together combine to deliver a hugely powerful and emotional theatrical experience. (more...)

Centre Stage to Present CHRISTMAS CABARET This December
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2017

Get ready to be filled with the Christmas Spirit! Join Centre Stage for a night of classic Seasonal favorites performed by Greenville's top vocal talent! Our Christmas cabaret will bring you all the Holiday classics from iconic artists such as The Carpenters, Bing Crosby, The Eagles, Whitney Houston, Brenda Lee and many more! (more...)

BWW Interview: Olivia Jacobs Talks WILDE CREATURES
by Nicole Ackman - Dec 1, 2017

Olivia Jacobs is the co-founder and Artistic Director of Tall Stories, a registered charity internationally recognised for their high-quality family theatre. Olivia has directed shows in the West End, on Broadway, and at the Sydney Opera House, including multiple tours of The Gruffalo. This year, the company celebrates their 20th anniversary and presents a new show called Wilde Creatures that combines several of Oscar Wilde's fairy stories as part of Dominic Dromgoole's year-long Oscar Wilde celebration at the Vaudeville Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: BECOMING DR. RUTH at GableStage
by Roger Martin - Dec 1, 2017

Playwright Mark St. Germain's 'Becoming Dr Ruth' is a tender ode to an unusual woman with an unusual life. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Identity, Heritage, and Family Are Challenged As History Is Unearthed KINDERTRANSPORT
by Jade Kops - Aug 5, 2017

Diane Samuels' heartbreaking fictional Kindertransport, grounded in the real stories of Jewish children sent to the United Kingdom prior to the outbreak of WWII, exposes the lesser known victims of a war built on racism and the ongoing impact Kindertransport has had on families. (more...)

Jane Kaczmarek to Star in Pasadena Playhouse & Deaf West Theatre's OUR TOWN; Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theatre of California and Deaf West Theatre, the performing arts organization behind the Tony Award-winning and Ovation Award-winning revival of Spring Awakening, have announced the cast and creative team for a new production of Thornton Wilder's OUR TOWN. (more...)

THE RHYTHM METHOD, A New Musical, Comes to The Landor Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2018

THE RHYTHM METHOD is an extraordinary new contemporary British musical in the making - about the stuff that's difficult to talk about - sex, relationships and contraception. A run of just seven performance showcases with audience discussions at The Landor from Monday 14 - Friday 18 May 2018. (more...)

2.5 MINUTE RIDE Opens At Manatee Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2018

Manatee Performing Arts Center is pleased to announce Manatee Players' production of 2.5 Minute Ride for 12 performances, April 5-22, in Bradenton Kiwanis Theater. The author, Lisa Kron, takes the audience on a ride, relaying the comedy and tragedy of her family and their lives as she clicks through family "slides" and tells the story attached to each. (more...)

BWW Review: KINDERTRANSPORT, Richmond Theatre
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Apr 25, 2018

At a time when anti-Semitism appears dangerously current and desperate refugees flee their homelands, a revival of Diane Samuels' engrossing play Kindertransport could not be more timely. Anne Simon directs the remarkable true story of a series of rescue efforts that brought thousands of refugee Jewish children to Great Britain from Nazi Germany between 1938 and 1940. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for THE RHYTHM METHOD, Headlining Fertility Fest At The Bush and Run At The Landor
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018

Today, The Stable announces the full cast of THE RHYTHM METHOD, an extraordinary new contemporary British musical in the making. A show about the stuff that's difficult to talk about - sex, relationships and contraception. (more...)

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