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Casting Set for Ivo van Hove's A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE, YASMINA'S NECKLACE at Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2017

Goodman Theatre announces the casting and creative teams for its 2017/2018 Albert and Owen Theatre season openers. (more...)

Tickets on Sale This Sunday for THE SOUND OF MUSIC at Boch Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

The Boch Center and The Madison Square Garden Company announced that a brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC will take the Boch Center Wang Theatre stage for a limited two week engagement from May 1-13, 2018. (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...)

Dark Psychological Thriller IDEATION Coming to New Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

New Repertory Theatre presents Ideation, September 2-24, 2017 in the MainStage Theater at the Mosesian Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. The press opening will be today, September 6 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Everyman Theatre, Maryland Film Festival Team for Stage-Inspired Screening Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Everyman Theatre and the Maryland Film Festival (MdFF) have announced 'Everyman at the Parkway,' a season-long partnership and six-part screening series that will bring influential films to the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Parkway in conjunction with Everyman Theatre's 2017/18 season. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at THE SOUND OF MUSIC, Coming to Seattle This September
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

A brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, produced by NETworks Presentations, is making its Seattle premiere from September 6 - 11 at The Paramount Theatre as part of a North American tour. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in action below! (more...)

Halley Feiffer, Jason Butler Harner to Lead 'A FUNNY THING...' at Geffen Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

The Geffen Playhouse today announced the full cast for the first play in its 2017 / 2018 season, Halley Feiffer's A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Gynecologic Oncology Unit at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center of New York City. (more...)

Creative Team Announced for THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the creative team for the next show of the Globe's 2017-2018 Season, acclaimed actor and playwright James Lecesne's tour-de-force one-man show, The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey. (more...)

Threshold Stage Company Embarks on a LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

Threshold Stage Company presents 'Long Day's Journey Into Night' by Eugene O'Neill, directed by Peter Josephson at the Star Theatre at the Kittery Community Center, running September 29th - October 15th, 2017. (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Group presents Eugene O'Neill's LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

Quintessence Theatre Group brings Eugene O'Neill's masterpiece Long Day's Journey Into Night to life as the second show of its 8th Season. The company's first modern American classic takes center stage at the Sedgwick Theater, October 4-22. Opening Night is Saturday, October 7 at 7 p.m. Tickets cost $15-$35. Opening Night costs $50. Tickets are available online at www.quintessencetheatre.org or at the Box Office at time of performance. The Sedgwick Theater is located at 7137 Germantown Avenue in Mt. Airy. (more...)

Threshold Stage Company Embarks on a LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Threshold Stage Company presents 'Long Day's Journey Into Night' by Eugene O'Neill, directed by Peter Josephson at the Star Theatre at the Kittery Community Center, running September 29th - October 15th, 2017. (more...)

Works by Ike Holter, Bess Wohl, Rebecca Gilman and More Set for 2017 New Stages Festival at Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Goodman Theatre announces the lineup of its 14th annual New Stages Festival - a celebration and discovery of new work by some of the country's finest established and emerging playwrights. Over the course of three weeks, the annual festival offers Chicago theatergoers a first look at eight new works, completely free-of-charge. (more...)

Brenda Braxton to Lead Industry Reading of NYMF Musical TRAV'LIN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Trav'lin - The 1930s Harlem Musical comes home to New York City for an invite-only industry reading featuring Brenda Braxton, who starred in the sold-out debut production at the New York Musical Festival (NYMF) in 2010. (more...)

Dark Psychological Thriller IDEATION Coming to New Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2017

New Repertory Theatre presents Ideation, September 2-24, 2017 in the MainStage Theater at the Mosesian Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. The press opening will be on Wednesday, September 6 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre presents World Premiere of FIREFLIES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Jane Alexander, Denis Arndt, Judith Ivey, and Christopher Michael McFarland will star in the world premiere of Fireflies by Tony Award nominee Matthew Barber, directed by Long Wharf Theatre Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein. (more...)

Roundabout Theatre Company to Honor Jessica Lange at 2018 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) announces its annual 2018 Gala will honor Tony, Academy, Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner Jessica Lange with The Jason Robards Award for Excellence in Theatre on Monday, February 26, 2018 in the new Ziegfeld Ballroom (141 W 54th St, NYC). (more...)

Jackie Hoffman, Tituss Burgess & More Broadway Faves Up for Primetime EMMYs - Performance Highlights!
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 16, 2017

Below, find out which Broadway stars are up for a Primetime Emmy Award this Sunday night and check out highlights of their outstanding work! (more...)

Cast Announced for THE SLAVES OF SOLITUDE at Hampstead Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Hampstead Theatre presents the world premiere of Nicholas Wright's The Slaves of Solitude directed by Jonathan Kent. (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Group to Stage O'Neill's Masterpiece LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Quintessence Theatre Group brings Eugene O'Neill's masterpiece Long Day's Journey Into Night to life as the second show of its 8th Season. The company's first modern American classic takes center stage at the Sedgwick Theater, October 4-22. Opening Night is Saturday, October 7 at 7 p.m. (more...)

Emmy Nominee Polly Draper and More to Star in 20TH CENTURY BLUES Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Producer Lida Orzeck and Executive Producer Eva Price have announced the cast of the New York premiere of the new play, 20TH CENTURY BLUES, from Susan Smith Blackburn Prize-winner and two-time OBIE Award-winning playwright Susan Miller (MY LEFT BREAST). (more...)

Halley Feiffer's 'A FUNNY THING...' Opens Tonight at Geffen Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The Geffen Playhouse presents the first play in its 2017 / 2018 season, Halley Feiffer's A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Gynecologic Oncology Unit at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center of New York City. (more...)

Creative Team Announced for THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the creative team for the next show of the Globe's 2017-2018 Season, acclaimed actor and playwright James Lecesne's tour-de-force one-man show, The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey. (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Group to Stage O'Neill's Masterpiece LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2017

Quintessence Theatre Group brings Eugene O'Neill's masterpiece Long Day's Journey Into Night to life as the second show of its 8th Season. The company's first modern American classic takes center stage at the Sedgwick Theater, October 4-22. Opening Night is Today, October 7 at 7 p.m. (more...)

BWW Interview: Jane Kaczmarek Stage Managing Her Future With Open & Always Entertaining Communications
by Gil Kaan - Oct 5, 2017

The last time Jane Kaczmarek acted on the Los Angeles stage, she transformed into the morphine-addicted Mary Tyrone in Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey Into Night at the Geffen Playhouse. Jane returns to the L.A. boards, this time in the traditionally-male role of Stage Manager in Thornton Wilder's OUR TOWN, just opened at The Pasadena Playhouse, in a co-production with Deaf West Theatre. (more...)

The Hills Are Alive! THE SOUND OF MUSIC Tour Heads to Jacksonville
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2017

A brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, produced by NETworks Presentations, is making its Jacksonville premiere October 31-November 5 at the Times-Union Center as part of a North American tour. (more...)

New Production of LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT Comes to Citizens Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2017

The Citizens Theatre today announces a new co-production with HOME, Manchester as part of the Gorbals theatre's Spring 2018 season. Long Day's Journey Into Night will play at the Citizens Theatre from 13 April 18 May 2018, with tickets available from today. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 10/20/2017
by BWW - Oct 20, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/20/2017 for Philadelphia (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in West Virginia - Week of 10/20/2017
by BWW - Oct 20, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/20/2017 for West Virginia (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Group Extends LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT Through 10/29
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

Quintessence Theatre Group began this week with the announcement that they are extending Eugene O'Neill's masterpiece, Long Day's Journey Into Night. They are adding four performances and will close Sunday, October 29. (more...)

Casting Set for Ivo van Hove's A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE, YASMINA'S NECKLACE at Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

Goodman Theatre announces the casting and creative teams for its 2017/2018 Albert and Owen Theatre season openers. (more...)

Full Casting And US Dates Announced For Long Day's Journey Into Night
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017

Full casting and U.S. dates for Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey Into Night are announced today. Jessica Regan will return to the role of Cathleen, having played her in the 2016 Bristol Old Vic production. Matthew Beard and Rory Keenan will join the company as Edmund Tyrone and James Tyrone Jr alongside the previously announced Jeremy Irons and Lesley Manville, who will play James and Mary Tyrone in Richard Eyre's acclaimed Bristol Old Vic production. (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...)

CONSTELLATIONS to Open Central Square Theater's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

Underground Railway Theater will present Nick Payne's Constellations from September 7 - October 8, 2017. Constellations is directed by Scott Edmiston. (more...)

Matthew Kelly to Lead DESIRE UNDER THE ELMS at Sheffield Theatres; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

Artistic director of Sheffield Theatres, Robert Hastie, today announced the full cast for Eugene O'Neill's, Desire Under the Elms, in his inaugural season. (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...)

Goodman Theatre Teams with Alphawood Gallery for 'I AM THE DARKER BROTHER' Writing Workshop Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Goodman Theatre will continue its collaboration with Chicago's Alphawood Gallery with the new writing workshop series, "I am the Darker Brother: Demonization and the Demise of Civil Liberties," this fall. Led by Chicago-based teaching artist Deb Lewis, participants use Langston Hughes' poem, "I, Too" as inspiration to explore what being an "American" means, and the responsibilities that freedom of speech engender. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at THE SOUND OF MUSIC, Coming to Seattle This September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

A brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, produced by NETworks Presentations, is making its Seattle premiere from September 6 - 11 at The Paramount Theatre as part of a North American tour. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in action below! (more...)

Shakespeare, Musicals, Premieres and More to Explore Free Will at Stratford Festival in 2018
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

For the Stratford Festival's 2018 season, Artistic Director Antoni Cimolino has chosen 12 productions that explore the theme of Free Will. (more...)

VIDEO: APPROPRIATE Comes to Westport Country Playhouse
by Stage Tube - Aug 22, 2017

"Appropriate," the 2014 Obie Award winner for Best New American Play, will be staged at Westport Country Playhouse, from August 15 through September 2. The story of family secrets is written by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, 2016 MacArthur Genius Grant Recipient, and directed by David Kennedy, Playhouse associate artistic director. (more...)

Shakespeare's HAMLET Extends at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

The Old Globe today announced due to popular demand, that William Shakespeare's exhilarating tragedy Hamlet, has now been extended through September 22.  (more...)

Wilson Bethel, Alex Mickiewicz & More Will Star in Roundabout's THE LAST MATCH; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company has just announced the complete cast of The New York premiere of Anna Ziegler's new play The Last Match, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch. The cast includes Wilson Bethel as 'Tim,' Alex Mickiewicz as 'Sergei,' Natalia Payne as 'Galina' and Zoe Winters as 'Mallory.' (more...)

Jane Alexander, Denis Arndt, Judith Ivey, and Christopher Michael McFarland to Star in FIREFLIES Premiere at Long Wharf
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Jane Alexander, Denis Arndt, Judith Ivey, and Christopher Michael McFarland will star in the world premiere of Fireflies by Tony Award nominee Matthew Barber, directed by Long Wharf Theatre Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein. (more...)

The Hills Are Alive! THE SOUND OF MUSIC Tour Heads to Jacksonville
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

A brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, produced by NETworks Presentations, is making its Jacksonville premiere October 31-November 5 at the Times-Union Center as part of a North American tour. (more...)

FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70TH BIRTHDAY Brings Happy Thoughts Off-Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Previews begin tonight, August 18, for the Playwrights Horizons New York premiere production of For Peter Pan on her 70th Birthday, a new play by two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist and Tony Award nominee Sarah Ruhl (Stage Kiss, Dead Man's Cell Phone at Playwrights; In the Next Room, or the vibrator play; The Clean House). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at APPROPRIATE at Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

'Appropriate,' the 2014 Obie Award winner for Best New American Play, is being staged at Westport Country Playhouse, now through September 2. The story of family secrets is written by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, 2016 MacArthur Genius Grant Recipient, and directed by David Kennedy, Playhouse associate artistic director. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Everyman Theatre, Maryland Film Festival Team for Stage-Inspired Screening Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Everyman Theatre and the Maryland Film Festival (MdFF) have announced 'Everyman at the Parkway,' a season-long partnership and six-part screening series that will bring influential films to the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Parkway in conjunction with Everyman Theatre's 2017/18 season. (more...)

The Weston Playhouse Theatre Company presents LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Continuing its multi-year commitment to American Masters, classic American dramas in fresh productions by nationally known artists, the Weston Playhouse Theatre Company will present Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey Into Night.  The Pulitzer Prize winning drama, considered O'Neill's greatest work and one of the finest American plays of the twentieth century, begins a limited run on August 24. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse presents Obie Award Winner APPROPRIATE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

"Appropriate," the 2014 Obie Award winner for Best New American Play, will be staged at Westport Country Playhouse, from August 15 through September 2. The story of family secrets is written by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, 2016 MacArthur Genius Grant Recipient, and directed by David Kennedy, Playhouse associate artistic director. (more...)

Casting Announced for the New National Touring Production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

NETworks Presentations announces casting for a brand new production of The Sound of Music as part of a North American tour. State Theatre New Jersey presents four performances of The Sound of Music December 22-24, 2017. Tickets range from $35-$98. (more...)

Dark Psychological Thriller IDEATION Coming to New Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

New Repertory Theatre presents Ideation, September 2-24, 2017 in the MainStage Theater at the Mosesian Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. The press opening will be on Wednesday, September 6 at 7:30pm. (more...)

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