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THE STONE WITCH to Begin Performances Off-Broadway on Monday 3/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2018

Producers Darlene Kaplan, Laura Janik Cronin and Scott Newsome, in association with Alec Seymour, present the Off-Broadway premiere of The Stone Witch, a play by Shem Bitterman (A Death in Colombia, Influence).  Performances begin Monday, March 12, 2018 for an open-ended engagement atThe Westside Theatre - Upstairs (407 West 43rd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues).  Opening Night is Sunday evening, March 25, 2018 at 6:30PM. (more...)

SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Returns To New York This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

The original producers of Smokey Joe's Cafe: The Songs of Leiber & Stoller, Broadway's longest running musical revue, announced today that the show will return to New York this summer following a limited engagement at Maine's Ogunquit Playhouse. Preview performances will begin at New York's Stage 42 (422 West 42nd Street) on July 6 and opening night is set for July 22. Tickets will go on sale on Monday, March 12 through and the box office will open on June 25. Casting is to be announced. (more...)

Tacoma Little Theatre Presents DEAR LIAR, An Off The Shelf Reading
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2018

Tacoma Little Theatre presents the delightful, Dear Liar, directed by Martin Larson. This production will take place on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 7:30pm. (more...)

MRT Announced 40th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2018

Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) has announced its 2018-19 Season of seven plays, celebrating the company's 40th Anniversary Season bringing the best new plays and musicals from national artists to Lowell and the entire Merrimack Valley region. (more...)

Primary Stages Announces 2018/19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2018

PRIMARY STAGES (Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director; Shane D. Hudson, Executive Director; Casey Childs, Founder) is proud to announce its complete 2018/19 Season, which will kick off in Fall 2018 with FINAL FOLLIES, by A.R. Gurney (Love Letters, Sylvia, Black Tie at Primary Stages) and directed by David Saint (Clever Little Lies). DOWNSTAIRS by Theresa Rebeck ("Smash," Dead Accounts, Poor Behavior at Primary Stages), directed by Adrienne Campbell-Holt (What We're Up Against) in November 2018 will star Tyne Daly (Mother & Sons, Master Class) and Tim Daly ("Wings," "Madam Secretary") sharing the New York stage for the first time. Early 2019 will bring GOD SAID THIS by Leah Nanako Winkler (Two Mile Hollow), directed by Morgan Gould (Kentucky); and the season will conclude in Spring 2019 with LITTLE WOMEN, written by Kate Hamill (Pride and Prejudice), based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott, and directed by Sarna Lapine (Sunday in the Park with George). Performance schedules, additional casting, and full creative teams will be announced at a later date. (more...)

John James to Star in THE MIRACLE WORKER
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2018

???????Golden Globe nominee John James headlines the cast of William Gibson's The Miracle Worker at Judson Theatre Company (Morgan Sills, Executive Producer and Daniel Haley, Artistic Director). James is best known for playing "Jeff Colby" in the primetime soap Dynasty and its spinoff series The Colbys.   (more...)

Stephanie Williams, Sebastian Villarini-velez And Others Join Tom Gold Dance For Seventh Annual New York City Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2018

Dancers Evelyn Kocak, Sebastian Villarini-Velez, as well as pianist Joseph Liccardo will join Tom Gold Dance for its seventh annual New York City season, Tuesday, April 10 and Wednesday April 11, 2018 at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College. The first program of its 10th anniversary, the Company will present an all-Tom Gold program comprising the New York City Premiere of Charm, a World Premiere, and a revival of Shanti, last performed in New York at its premiere in 2002. (more...)

Dean John Wilson to Join Kelli O'Hara and Ken Watanabe in THE KING AND I; Three Week Extension Announced
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 15, 2018

Looks like the West End will be getting to know Kelli O'Hara and Ken Watanabe. According to a report by the Daily Mail, Lincoln Center Theater's production of THE KING AND I 'has its eye on the London Palladium for a limited season next year.' (more...)

Bucks CIty Playhouse Presents-LOVE LETTERS With Meredith Baxter & Michael Gross
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2018

Meredith Baxter and Michael Gross, the parents from the five-time Emmy-winning NBC comedy "Family Ties," will make their Bucks County Playhouse debut, as part of the Visiting Artists Series, in A. R. Gurney's critically acclaimed "Love Letters." Running from April 4 - 8, 2018, 'Love Letters' is an especially meaningful show for Baxter and Gross who have continued as friends and colleagues since working together on "Family Ties" 30 years ago. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at BoHo Theatre's Chicago Premiere of CYRANO
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2018

BoHo Theatre opens its 2018 season with the Chicago premiere of CYRANO, adapted by Michael Hollinger and Aaron Posner, based on the play by Edmond Rostand, and directed by BoHo Artistic Affiliate Steve O'Connell. This sharp, lean, nine-person translation of the classic French love story keeps the poetry, but ditches the pretension to create a work full of energy, passion, and theatrical artistry. (more...)

Melbourne Theatre Company's Cybec Electric Readings Returns
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2018

Melbourne Theatre Company's annual play reading series, Cybec Electric, returns from Thursday 1 March - Saturday 3 March at Southbank Theatre, The Lawler with new writing from eight of Australia's most promising playwrights. (more...)

Sideshow Theatre Announces 2018 'The Freshness Initiative Playwrights' and New Company Members
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2018

Sideshow Theatre Company is pleased to announce the newest playwrights chosen for its annual "The Freshness Initiative," the company's commissioning and new play development program, now in its fourth year. The 2018 Freshness Initiative will feature PRO-AM, written by Brynne Frauenhoffer and directed by Regina Victor and LORCA PLAY written by Ariel Zetina and directed by artistic director Jonathan L. Green. Free readings of the productions will be presented in July 2018 at Victory Gardens Theater. Sideshow world premieres developed through "The Freshness Initiative" include Kristiana Rae Colon's Tilikum, Philip Dawkins' The Happiest Place on Earth and Calamity West's Give It All Back. (more...)

A Classic Theatre Presents Award Winning Drama
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2018

A Classic Theatre's next production, Intimate Apparel by Lynn Nottage is winner of the 2004 New York Drama Critics' Circle and the Outer Critics Circle Awards. The production is directed by Patric Robinson. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2018

After a sold out debut performance last November, transgender performer and producer Donnie Cianciotto returns to The Duplex with an even bigger cast of transgender and non-binary performers for the second installment of Trans Voices Cabaret on Sunday, February 25th, 2018 at 3:30pm. (more...)

Pride Films And Plays Celebrates Valentine's Day with MY DEAR BOY: GAY LOVE LETTERS THROUGH THE CENTURIES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2018

???????Love between men as it has been experienced and documented throughout the ages will be celebrated in a special one-night-only Valentine's Day performance at Pride Arts Center. (more...)

MetLiveArts Announces its February Performances Including Alan Cumming and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2018

MetLiveArts has announced its February performances. Check out the full listing information here. (more...)

Cast Announced for LONESOME TRAVELER: THE CONCERT at State Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2018

Show time is Saturday, February 3 at 8:00 PM. Tickets are $42 & $35 and can be purchased by visiting the State Theatre Box Office, 453 Northampton Street, Easton, by calling 1-800-999-STATE, 610-252-3132 or online at Sponsored by WDIY 88.1 FM (more...)

Dan Lauria to Lead the Off-Broadway Cast of THE STONE WITCH
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2018

Producers Darlene Kaplan, Laura Janik Cronin and Scott J. Newsome, have announced, today, the cast and creative team for the Off-Broadway premiere of The Stone Witch, a play by Shem Bitterman (A Death in Colombia, Influence). Performances begin Monday, March 12, 2018 for an open-ended engagement at The Westside Theatre - Upstairs (407 West 43rd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). Opening Night is set for Sunday evening, March 25, 2018 at 6:30PM. (more...)

The Carnegie Announces 2018-19 Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2018

Groundbreaking music, thrilling romances, and escapes from reality are just a few of the themes patrons can expect in The Carnegie's 2018-19 Theatre Season. (more...)

Scoop: 20/20 on ABC - Today, January 19, 2018
by - Jan 18, 2018

Get all the scoop on 20/20, airing on ABC on today, January 19, 2018! (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

Molly Taylor's Love Letters to the Public Transport System makes it's Australian debut following an acclaimed sell-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe, a Scottish Tour, and a transfer to the Royal Court Theatre, London.The show will play from 14 February to 1 March in The Studio at Holden Street Theatres, 34 Holden Street Hindmarsh. (more...)

Liam Craig, Barbara Garrick, Laurence Lau, And Jodie Markell Star In Keen's LATER LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

Today Keen Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced that A.R. Gurney's play Later Life would star Liam Craig, Barbara Garrick, Laurence Lau, and Jodie Markell, directed by Mr. Silverstein. (more...)

Imagination Theatre presents LOVE LETTERS this February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

Love Letters, directed by Maggie Bush, is a story of Andrew, played by David Zarka and Melissa, played by Kate Hammontree Barba and Alisyn Gukarte, childhood friends whose lifelong correspondence begins with birthday party thank-you notes and summer camp postcards. Romantically attached, they continue to exchange letters through school, marriage, and a political career. Eventually Melissa and Andy become involved in a brief affair, but it is really too late for both of them. One last letter makes it eloquently clear how much they really meant, and gave to, each other over the years physically apart, perhaps, but spiritually as close as only true lovers can be. (more...)

Eastbound Theatre Presents SYLVIA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

Eastbound Theatre, a division of the Milford Arts Council, is delighted to present the second show of its 24th season, the hilarious and touching Sylvia, by A.R. Gurney. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Fall in Love with LOVE LETTERS at NC Theatre
by Leah Windahl - Jan 18, 2018

NC Theatre presents A.R. Gurney's 1988 play Love Letters, running January 12th-21st. Love Letters follows two childhood friends, Melissa and Andy, who stay in contact over fifty years of their lives by writing letters, effectively becoming pen-pals. As Melissa and Andy share the highs and lows of their lives with one another, Love Letters becomes a story of companionship, friendship, and love. (more...)

WSRep Presents LOVE LETTERS at Raue Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2018

Williams Street Repertory, McHenry County's only professional theater company, is excited to bring A.R. Gurney's Pulitzer Prize nominated drama, Love Letters, to downtown Crystal Lake. This bittersweet epistolary romance opens on February 9, 2018 at Raue Center For The Arts and runs through February 11, 2018. (more...)

Alan Cumming, Simon Callow, George Lewis, Vivaldi and More Come to The Met this February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

Alan Cumming, Simon Callow, George Lewis, Vivaldi and more come to The Met this February. Check out more information about the upcoming programs here. (more...)

BWW Review: North Carolina Theatre's LOVE LETTERS
by Jeffrey Kare - Jan 15, 2018

Love Letters centers on two characters, Melissa Gardner & Andrew Makepeace Ladd III, as they sit at tables side by side to read the notes, letters and cards they've wrote to each other over the course of 50 years. Within the letters, the two characters discuss their hopes and ambitions, dreams and disappointments, victories and defeats that have passed between them throughout their separated lives. (more...)

Joe Sirola Gets Immortalized In Cement At The Historic 80 Saint Mark's Place
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2018

???????The sidewalk in front of Theatre 80 Saint Marks Place has been called the "East Coast Grauman's", and Fodor's Travel magazine calls it 'one of the eight things to see in the USA.' On Sunday, February 18, from 4:00-6:00pm, star of stage, screen, television and one of New York's legendary bonhomie, Joe Sirola, will add his signature and handprints to the historic sidewalk. (more...)

Goodspeed Announces Brand New Musicals in Season, YOU ARE HERE, CYRANO, and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2018

Goodspeed Musicals is thrilled to announce three enticing productions planned for Chester, Conn. in 2018. First will be the inspiring You Are Here by Drama Desk Award nominees Bartram and Hill. This soaring musical will run May 18 - June 10. Next up will be a new musical adaptation of the enduring love story Cyrano. This exciting new take on the classic will be adapted by Erica Schmidt in collaboration with the indie band The National. Cyrano will run August 3 - September 2. Finally, A Connecticut Christmas Carol, a musical adaptation of the Dickens holiday classic spiced with the flavor of the Nutmeg State, returns to The Terris Theatre November 30 - December 30, 2018. (more...)

POP UP Theater at BCB BANK presents LOVE LETTERS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2018

A bank, a library, an Italian restaurant -- where will they POP UP next? Bayonne Community Bank will host Love Letters, the play by A.R. Gurney, the latest in a series of POP UP Theater events in Union Township's Downtown Center presented by The Theater Project. Thanks to the sponsorship of BCB Bank and the NJ Theatre Alliance's Stages Festival, this event is free. (more...)

Len Cariou to Star in HARRY TOWNSEND'S LAST STAND By George Eastman
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2018

Producer Dennis Grimaldi is proud to announce that Tony and Emmy Winner Len Cariou will star in two industry-only presentations of George Eastman's new play, HARRY TOWNSEND'S LAST STAND.  Cariou will be joined by Warren Bub (TV's Gotham, Tennessee Williams' The Mutilated at The New Ohio Theatre). (more...)

David Serero Performs at The Russian Culture House Of London For The Stars Of The Albion Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2018

David Serero to perform at the Russian Culture House of London for the Stars of the Albion Festival (more...)

LOCO DICE Reveals New Single ROOTS From Forthcoming Album
by TV News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

Desolat label boss Loco Dice kicks off 2018 in fine style with a huge new single which sees him reflecting on his musical roots and his connection to Dusseldorf, Detroit and beyond, whilst giving a taster for a brand new long player to come later in the year. (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: Broadway Dims the Lights for Jan Maxwell
by Walter McBride - Feb 22, 2018

As previously announced, the Marquis Theatre and the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre would dim their lights in memory of five-time Tony Award nominated actor, singer and performer Jan Maxwell, who passed away on Sunday, February 11th at age 61. The lights dimmed on February 21, 2018, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. (more...)

New Jersey Corporations Join Forces To Support Local Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2018

??????? Three of New Jersey's top corporations, Bank of America, The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey, and PSEG Foundation, have once again joined forces with the New Jersey State Arts Council to support the 21st annual  Stages Festival ("Stages"). Stages will offer over 90 theatre performances and programs for children and adults free of charge or at significantly discounted rates. Events will take place at theatres, art centers, libraries, schools, and other community venues from March 1st to the 31st, across the state. (more...)

Ed Asner, Meredith Baxter & Michael Gross Come to Bucks County Playhouse This Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

??????? Three television icons will take the stage in two different shows announced today by Bucks County Playhouse as part of their winter Visiting Artist Series.  (more...)

Pear Theatre Presents COWBOY VS. SAMURAI Opening in March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2018

Inspired by the classic Cyrano de Bergerac, Michael Golamco's 'Cowboy vs. Samurai' is not only a tale of misplaced love, it's also an insightful and wonderfully funny meditation on being Asian in middle America, on self-identity, and on the ways we categorize ourselves as well as each other. Pear Theatre's production of 'Cowboy vs. Samurai,' directed by Jeffrey Lo, previews on March 15, with press and Opening Night on Friday, March 16, followed by a champagne gala. The show runs Thursdays through Sundays through April 8. All performances are held at the Pear Theatre, 1110 La Avenida St., Mountain View. Tickets can be purchased by visiting or calling (650) 254-1148. (more...)

Emmy Nominated Soap Star Robert Newman Joins Cast of PERFECT CRIME
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018

Robert Newman, best known for his 28 year run as Joshua Lewis on the longest running program in broadcasting history, Guiding Light, and more recently on the hit Showtime series Homeland and this upcoming season of the hit Netflix series House of Cards, will be joining the cast of Off-Broadway's longest running play, PERFECT CRIME, replacing Richard Shoberg on Monday, February 20th, in the role of Inspector James Ascher at the Anne L. Bernstein Theater. (more...)

Updated: Samuel J. Friedman Will Join Marquis Theatre in Dimming the Lights in Honor of Jan Maxwell
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2018

The Broadway community mourns the loss of five-time Tony Award® nominated actor, singer and performer Jan Maxwell, who passed away on Sunday, February 11th at age 61. The Marquis Theatre (210 W 46th St.), where she made her final Broadway appearance, will dim its lights in her memory on February 21, 2018, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. (more...)

by Barry Lenny - Feb 15, 2018

The vast majority in Britain, wisely, use some form of public transport. (more...)

The Stages Festival Returns To NJ In March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

???????New Jersey Theatre Alliance ("the Alliance") and its partners and funders are pleased to present the 21st annual Stages Festival ("Stages"), a statewide, month-long festival of theatre offering over 90 theatre performances and programs for children and adults free of charge or at significantly discounted rates. Events will take place at theatres, arts centers, libraries, schools, and other community venues throughout the state during the month of March. (more...)

Alec Baldwin and Kelli O'Hara Star in LOVE LETTERS at Westport Country Playhouse's Spring Gala
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

Alec Baldwin and Kelli O'Hara will star in Westport Country Playhouse's Spring Gala performance of A. R. Gurney's play, 'Love Letters,' on Thursday, April 12, at 7 p.m. The one-night-only, $250 per ticket fundraising event will honor the memory of playwright A. R. 'Pete' Gurney, who was a consistent contributor to the Playhouse stage, with 21 works produced there from 1980 through 2016. Gurney died last June at age 86. (more...)

Top Execs from THE BAND'S VISIT, HAMILTON, and More to Speak at The Commercial Theater Institute Intensive
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2018

The Commercial Theater Institute (CTI) and Executive Director Tom Viertel have announced speakers for its upcoming 3-Day Intensive, taking place from Friday, March 9th through Sunday, March 11th. This year will include a special partnership with The Band's Visit highlighting the producers, creatives, and marketing team behind the hit show. (more...)

QUEEN ESTHER's DILEMMA, The Musical, To Open Off-Broadway in March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2018

The Queen Esther's Dilemma, a musical by Samuel J. Bernstein, is inspired by the Biblical Book of Esther. This original musical play blends humor with anguish, tragedy with triumph, while exploring Jewish identity in all its complexities. This unique musical will open on March 1st at the Center for Jewish History, New York, for a total of 4 performances (March 1st, 4th, 13th and 18th). (more...)

BWW Review: Charming "Love Letters" at Theatre in the Circle
by Roy Berko - Feb 11, 2018

What happens when you present a charming script and add two of Cleveland's most beloved actors? You get five sold out houses and calls with attempted bribes to get in the door. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Ensemble Theatre Company's THE CITY OF CONVERSATION
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2018

ENSEMBLE THEATRE COMPANY is thrilled to announce the third show of its 2017-2018 Season, the 2014-2015 Outer Critics Circle & Drama Desk award nominee for Best Play, THE CITY OF CONVERSATION, written by Anthony Giardina and directed by Cameron Watson. Meredith Baxter and Sharon Lawrence star in this deeply moving and thought-provoking story about how the political divide tears apart an American family. THE CITY OF CONVERSATION begins previews on Thursday, February 8, opens on Saturday, February 10, and runs through Sunday, February 25, 2018 at The New Vic, 33 W. Victoria Street in Santa Barbara. (more...)

Lyric Hammersmith Announced 2018 Evolution Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2018

The Lyric Hammersmith today announces it will be bringing its Evolution Festival back for a third year. Evolution showcases artists aged 16 - 25, celebrating the ground-breaking and exciting work being produced by young people in the capital. The four day multi-art form festival will run from Wednesday 14 - Saturday 17 March 2018. (more...)

BWW Album Review: Stearns Matthews' DECEMBER SONGS Shimmers with Vibrancy
by David Clarke - Feb 1, 2018

Stearns Matthews, a Bistro and Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs (MAC) Award-winning vocalist, recently released DECEMBER SONGS. This album is the first male recording of Maury Yeston's 1991 song cycle, which is inspired by Franz Schubert's beloved Winterreise song cycle. With this album, Matthews' shimmering and spirited tenor instrument better connects Yeston's cycle to his inspiration while allowing listeners to get lost in these snow-covered tunes. (more...)

45th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards Announce Lifetime Achievement Awards
by TV News Desk - Feb 1, 2018

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) today proudly announced that Bill Hayes and Susan Seaforth Hayes, stars of television, film and stage and Sid and Marty Krofft, two legendary television producers, will be honored with Lifetime Achievement Awards this year during the Daytime Emmy® Awards.  The Krofft Brothers will be celebrated at the 45th Daytime Creative Arts Emmy® Awards which will take place on Friday, April 27th, 2018, while Bill Hayes and Susan Seaforth Hayes will be celebrated on Sunday, April 29th, 2018 at the 45th Daytime Emmy® Awards.  Both presentations will take place at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Southern California. (more...)

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