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Vivian Beaumont Theatre (New York, NY)
150 West 65th St. at Broadway

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"By the pricking of my thumbs,

Something wicked this way comes."



Murder, remorse, and madness stalk this bloody story of ambition and fate.


Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for THE WIZARD OF OZ at Sheffield Theatres
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017

The technicolour classic that takes the whole family to the Emerald City and back again. Join Dorothy and all her friends for this glorious technicolor production of the timeless classic, The Wizard of Oz. Skip along the yellow brick road and journey through munchkin land all the way to Oz, carried along by all your favourite tunes, including Over the Rainbow and We're Off to See the Wizard, in this festive family spectacular. (more...)

Riverside Theatres To Celebrate 30th Anniversary Year
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017

In 2018, Riverside Theatres will celebrate 30 years of sharing stories on the stage and screen. To coincide with this significant year, Riverside has compiled a diverse anniversary program to reflect the broad interests of its audiences and the community. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards; Serenbe's ROBIN HOOD Leads as Best New Work!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Awards; CAMEO's NEXT TO NORMAL Leads Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Delaware Awards; Wilmington Drama League Leads Best Community Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Denver Awards; Thingamajig's HAIRSPRAY Leads Best Comedic Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Long Island Awards; So Luna's PIPPIN and Gateway's RENT Tie for Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Mexico Awards!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Rhode Island Awards; LITTLE WOMEN at Ocean State Leads Best Play!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Sacramento Awards; THE DONNER PARTY Leads Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Icarus Theatre Collective to Take THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH on Tour
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2017

Icarus Theatre Collective, with Millenium Forum, Derry, present The Tragedy of Macbeth - Shakespeare for the Game of Thrones generation. An international tour will run January - April 2018. Scroll down for dates! (more...)

BWW Interview - Debut of the Month - JUNK's Ito Aghayere
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 22, 2017

Today, JUNK's Ito Aghayere speaks with BWW about her Broadway debut and explains why she remains a pragmatic optimist, despite the play's bleak depiction of the financialization of America. (more...)

BWW Interview: Director Doug West of IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY at The Shakespeare Theatre of NJ
by Marina Kennedy - Nov 21, 2017

This holiday season, The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey will be presenting It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play. Adapted by Joe Landry and directed by Doug West, the show will be on the Madison Stage from November 30 to December 31. Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of interviewing the show's director, Doug West. (more...)

Jo Lampert, Maryann Plunkett and More to Star in THE LUCKY ONES at Ars Nova
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

Ars Nova, piece by piece productions and Z Space present the world premiere of The Lucky Ones, a new musical by The Bengsons (Hundred Days) and Sarah Gancher, commissioned and developed by Ars Nova. (more...)

NewArts' A CHRISTMAS CAROL Features Broadway's Graeme Malcolm and 112 Newtown-Area Locals
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

NewArts, a nonprofit organization based in Newtown, CT and Walnut Hill Community Church of Bethel, CT, are proud to present their second annual version of A Christmas Carol a production created by a team that includes six Tony Award-winners. The production features more than 130 local performers and stage technicians of all ages and Broadway's Graeme Malcolm. (more...)

LADY BIRD, Laurie Metcalf Among Nominees for FILM INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARDS; Full List
by Movies News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

The 33rd Film Independent Spirit Award Nominations were announced live today by Tessa Thompson and Lily Collins. The ceremony will air live on IFC on March 3rd. Nick Kroll and John Mulaney will return to host the event. (more...)

Cast Complete for The Second City's TWIST YOUR DICKENS at Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has announced the full casting for the return of The Second City's irreverent and interactive seasonal satire, Twist Your Dickens. Second City alumni Carisa Barreca and Paul Jurewicz and local favorite Eric M. Messner join returning cast members Aaron Bliden, Anne Bowles, John Lescault, and Tia Shearer. (more...)

BWW Review: VERDI SPECTACULAR at Adelaide Town Hall
by Barry Lenny - Nov 21, 2017

The finest orchestra, finest opera chorus, and some of the finest soloists, what more could you want? (more...)

Black Theatre Live Announce 2018 Tour
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

Black Theatre Live in co-production with Yellow Earth Theatre and Royal Exchange Manchester has announced that they will tour new play Mountains The Dreams of Lily Kwok, which tells the extraordinary story of the three generations of women behind famous Manchester restaurant Sweet Mandarin. Based on Helen Tse's family memoir, the show will include live cooking onstage, and at selected venues there will be a pre-show cooking demo from Helen and her sister Lisa. The show is led by an all-female creative team. (more...)

Amazon Prime Debuts Original Anthology Series PHILIP K. DICK'S ELECTRIC DREAMS, 1/12
by TV News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

Amazon announced that its new sci-fi anthology series PHILIP K. DICK'S ELECTRIC DREAMS will premiere on Friday, January 12, exclusively on Prime Video. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 21, 2017
by - Nov 21, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 21 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Alexander Skarsgard to Star in TV Adaptation of John Le Carre's THE LITTLE DRUMMER GIRL
by TV News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

The Ink Factory, BBC ONE and AMC announced today that Emmy Award-Winner Alexander Skarsg rd ( Big Little Lies , True Blood , Tarzan) will join Florence Pugh (Lady Macbeth), in Park Chan-wook's (Old Boy, The Handmaiden, Stoker) television debut THE LITTLE DRUMMER GIRL, based on the best-selling novel of the same name by John le Carr . (more...)

BWW Preview: World Premiere of Adams's GIRLS OF THE GOLDEN WEST with Librettist-Director Sellars at San Francisco Opera, Nov. 21
by Richard Sasanow - Nov 20, 2017

Anyone arriving at the San Francisco Opera expecting that the new John Adams-Peter Sellars collaboration, GIRLS OF THE GOLDEN WEST, will sound like any of their previous projects--THE DEATH OF KLINGHOFFER, DR. ATOMIC (also a SF Opera commission) or NIXON IN CHINA--will probably be in for a big surprise. The opera has its world premiere on November 21 in what was once a small town until the boom of California's Gold Rush. (more...)

Julie Walters and More Set for The Old Vic's 'Voices Off' and 'One Voice' Series
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2017

The Old Vic today announces new performances in its Voices Off and One Voice series as well as Christmas Storytelling as part of its programme for families. (more...)

Crowded Fire Announces 20th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2017

Crowded Fire's Artistic Director Mina Morita unveiled the 20th Anniversary 2018 mainstage season lineup including two contemporary plays that continue to uphold the company's long tradition of creating boundary-pushing theater. (more...)

Broadway Star and COSBY SHOW Alum Earle Hyman Dies Age 91
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2017

Deadline is reporting that Earle Hyman, best known for his role as Russelll Huxtable on 'The Cosby Show,' has passed away at age 91. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Awards; CAMEO's NEXT TO NORMAL Leads as Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards; Goodspeed Leads as Best Professional Theater!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Delaware Awards; Clear Space Leads as Best Professional Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Denver Awards; AIDA and Thingamajig Leads as Best Dramatic Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Long Island Awards; SoLuna's PIPPIN Leads as Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Mexico Awards; JOSEFA EL MUSICAL DE MEXICO Leads as Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Rhode Island Awards; Theatre By The Sea's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Leads as Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Sacramento Awards; Capital Stage's AN OCTOROON Leads as Best Play!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

'In the Center' Themed Writers in Performance 2018 Set for BMCC Tribeca PAC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

Writers in Performance is a 12-week writing and performance workshop hosted by BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, culminating in two public presentations. (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...)

New Casting Information Announced for Premiere of Tina Turner Musical TINA
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

Joining the previously announced Adrienne Warren, who plays the title role, are Kobna Holdbrook-Smith as Ike Turner, Madeline Appiah as Tina's mother Zelma Bullock, Jenny Fitzpatrick as the alternate Tina, Lorna Gayle as Tina's Grandmother GG, Tom Godwin as Record Producer Phil Spector and Lyricist Terry Britten, Francesca Jackson as Ike and Tina's manager Rhonda Graam, Aisha Jawando as Tina's sister Alline Bullock, Natey Jones as Tina's father Richard Bullock and Tina's first love Raymond Hill, Gerard McCarthy as record company Marketing Manager Erwin Bach and Ryan O'Donnell as Tina's Manager Roger Davies. They are joined by ensemble members Tsemaye Bob-Egbe, Keisher Downie, Kit Esuruoso who also plays Tina's son Craig Hill, Jammy Kasongo, Sia Kiwa, Jason Langley, Kayleigh McKnight, Baker Mukasa and Tanisha Spring and swings Derek Aidoo, Gavin Alex, Edward Bourne, Candace Furbert, Hannah Jay-Allan and Rodney Vubya. (more...)

???????Mile Square Theatre presents THE 39 STEPS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

Mile Square Theatre, Hudson County's leading professional theatre, closes its 2017 season with a rollicking send up of Alfred Hitchcock's classic thriller, The 39 Steps. Just in time for the holidays, Patrick Barlow's adaptation is a fast-paced comic romp that turns the classic Hitchcock's masterpiece into an evening of pure comic joy that will be a welcome treat for audiences of all ages. (more...)

Gualtieri & Sisco to Return to Feinstein's/54 Below with 'DEPARTURES'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, welcomes back songwriting team Tom Gualtieri & David Sisco in Departures: The Songs of Gualtieri & Sisco, a collection of new work taking the team in a new direction. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS CAROL Comes to Newtown, CT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

NewArts, a nonprofit organization based in Newtown, CT and Walnut Hill Community Church of Bethel, CT, are proud to present their second annual presentation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol a production created by a team that includes six Tony Award-winners. The production features more than 120 local performers and stage technicians of all ages. (more...)

Infinitheatre's Annual Reading Series Returns with New Works
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

Every year Infinith tre proudly presents Qu bec's newest discoveries in The Pipeline, an annual series of free public play readings where the audience takes centre stage, offering valuable feedback that furthers script development and helps choose future seasons. Guy Sprung, Infinith tre's artistic director, invites the public to be part of the excitement and share their views from Friday, December 8 Sunday, December 10 at Espace Knox. The Pipeline is four plays in three days, including the Pam Dunn 1st Place Winner from Infinith tre's annual Write-On-Q! script writing competition, boasting the largest English literary prize in Qu bec. (more...)

Previews Start On Wednesday For THE POOL At The Flea Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

The Pool, a pop-up theater company, will present three new plays in rotating rep from November 15 - December 16, 2017 in a limited 5-week engagement at The Flea Theater's brand-new Tribeca home, located at 20 Thomas Street. The plays are Susan Bernfield's TANIA IN THE GETAWAY VAN directed by Portia Krieger, Peter Gil-Sheridan's THE RAFA PLAY directed by Morgan Gould, and Lynn Rosen's WASHED UP ON THE POTOMAC directed by Jos Zayas. (more...)

DON CARLOS is the Centerpiece of Exeter Northcott Theatre's 50th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

Artistic and Executive Director of Exeter Northcott Theatre Paul Jepson today announces a major new revival of Schiller's Don Carlos with Tom Burke leading the company as Rodrigo, Marquis of Posa. Gadi Roll's production is presented in a co-production with Nuffield Southampton Theatres and Rose Theatre Kingston. The production is the centrepiece of the Exeter Northcott's 50th anniversary celebrations. The production opens in Exeter on 16 October, with previews from 11 October and runs until 20 October 2018 ahead of performances in Southampton and Kingston. The production reunites Burke and Roll following their previous collaboration on Don Juan Comes Back From the War at the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry. (more...)

Stage Left Theatre to Present Chicago Premiere of INSURRECTION: HOLDING HISTORY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

Stage Left Theatre announces the upcoming Chicago premiere of Insurrection: Holding History, written by Robert O'Hara and directed by Wardell Julius Clark. (more...)

Cast Complete for Mary Kathryn Nagle's SOVEREIGNTY World Premiere at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

Mary Kathryn Nagle's daring new work Sovereignty makes its world premiere at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. (more...)

Cast Announced for UK Premiere of BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY at The Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017

The legendary Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson will be played by James Taylor and Patrick Robinson in the UK premiere of playwright Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery. (more...)

Original Stars Will Chase and Malcolm Gets to Reunite for STORY OF MY LIFE at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents original Broadway cast members Will Chase and Malcolm Gets in The Story of My Life - Reunion Concert on December 10th at 7:00 pm. (more...)

Patrick Page to Return as 'Scrooge' in A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL at Pittsburgh CLO
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017

Pittsburgh CLO has announced casting for the 26th annual production of A Musical Christmas Carol, December 8-23 at the Byham Theater. Broadway veteran and Pittsburgh CLO alum Patrick Page returns to lead the cast in his second year as Ebenezer Scrooge. (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...)

Japan Society presents The SITI Company Production of Yukio Mishima's HANJO
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2017

Japan Society proudly presents the New York City premiere of SITI Company's striking interpretation of Yukio Mishima's play Hanjo, created and performed by the internationally acclaimed ensemble theater SITI Company, in a new English Translation by SITI Co-Artistic Director Leon Ingulsrud, who also directs. Arriving as part of the NOH-NOW Series within Japan Society's Fall 2017-Winter 2017 Performing Arts Season, coinciding with the Society's 110th Anniversary, this production will have three performances, December 7 9, at Japan Society (333 East 47th Street). (more...)

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