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Reg Rogers to Lead New Translation of Ibsen's AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE at Yale Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Yale Repertory Theatre opens its 2017-18 season with An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen, newly translated from the Norwegian by Paul Walsh, directed by James Bundy, October 6-October 28 at Yale University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is Thursday, October 12. (more...)

Talia Thiesfield and Sydney James Harcourt to Star in Immersive Pop Experience 'CLEOPATRA' at TNC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Theater for the New City and Nathaniel Hill will present CLEOPATRA: The New Pop Experience, an electrifying immersive pop experience fusing the worlds of Electronic Dance Music and Musical Theater and set to the story of one of the most famous women of all time. (more...)

Photo Flash: Netflix Releases First Image of Chris Pine in New Film OUTLAW KING
by TV News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Netflix announced that principal photography has begun in the UK on director David Mackenzie's OUTLAW KING.  Check out a first look below! (more...)

New Temptations Musical AIN'T TOO PROUD Extends at Berkeley Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Due to an overwhelming demand, Berkeley Rep has announced that the world premiere musical of Ain't Too Proud-The Life and Times of The Temptations will extend for two additional weeks. Originally scheduled to close on October 8, the popular musical will now run through Sunday, October 22. (more...)

Thomas Leverton Tackles Four Roles in MY SWOLLEN FEET at NYTF
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Shakespearean actor Thomas Leverton tackles four roles, including a veteran musical theatre diva, in the backstage comedy MY SWOLLEN FEET by designer/playwright Carrie Robbins, to be presented at the Hudson Guild Theatre as part of the New York Summerfest Theatre Festival. (more...)

Sydney Lucas to Lead Reading of Ray Nelson's CHANGEOVER
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Tony nominee Sydney Lucas leads the cast of Ray Nelson's new play Changeover or: How aliens from another galaxy invaded by my summer vacation. The invited readings are directed by Joel Kirk. (more...)

Nancy Anderson and Eddie Korbich Join THE PAJAMA GAME at Arena Stage; Full Company Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the complete company for The Pajama Game directed by Alan Paul in his Arena Stage debut, with music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross, and book by George Abbott and Richard Bissell. (more...)

Gary Sweet Joins the Cast of MURIEL'S WEDDING THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Sydney Theatre Company and Global Creatures announced today that legendary Australian actor Gary Sweet will play the role of Muriel's father Bill Heslop in the world premiere of Muriel's Wedding The Musical. (more...)

Tron Theatre's Original Artistic Director Returns To Stage Russian Classic In 35th Anniversary Year
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

2017 is the Tron Theatre's 35th anniversary year and several milestone events have been programmed to mark this significant birthday.  Central to this programme of activity is our autumn production Brothers Karamazov.  (more...)

J. M. Barrie's DEAR BRUTUS Comes to Southwark Playhouse for Christmas season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

1917. In a remote English village there are rumours of an enchanted wood. One of the inhabitants - a mysterious old man - invites eight strangers to stay. They all have something in common. When, one evening, the wood miraculously appears the guests feel compelled to enter. What happens there has the power to change their lives forever… (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...)

Q BROTHERS CHRISTMAS CAROL Returns to Chicago Shakespeare
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Back by popular demand, Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) announces the highly anticipated return of the cheeky holiday classic Q Brothers Christmas Carol, from hip-hop sensations the Q Brothers Collective and developed with CST Creative Producer Rick Boynton. After three wildly successful runs in 2013, 2014, and 2015 to sold-out houses, the raucous and irreverent musical event now takes the stage of the Theater's innovative third venue, The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare, November 21-December 31, 2017. (more...)

'JEKYLL AND HYDE' Radio Play to Grace Mark Twain House for Halloween
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Back by popular demand for Halloween week, the Capital Classics Theatre Company presents radio-theatre style performances at The Mark Twain House & Museum in Hartford. (more...)

BWW Interview: Sarah-Jane Potts on FOR LOVE OR MONEY
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Sep 22, 2017

In a small town in Yorkshire, a beautiful widow is being wooed by two suitors. Fresh from the City and with endless money to dispose of, the older one showers her with gifts - which the younger (handsome, impecunious, an inveterate gambler) wants to put to better use. (more...)

Patrick Page Brings One-Man Show ALL THE DEVILS ARE HERE to the Utah Shakespeare Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Patrick Page in the title role in Macbeth and as Ben Jonson in Nothing Like the Sun, both performed at the Festival in 1989. Visit Cedar City in the Fall for Patrick Page's One-Man Show, All the Devils Are Here. (more...)

Broken Nose Theatre Announces New Company Members & Artistic Associates
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

As it embarks on its sixth season, Broken Nose Theatre is pleased to announce a major expansion of the company by welcoming four new Company Members and eight new Artistic Associates. (more...)

Long Beach Opera Presents THE CONSUL at the Centinela Center for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

On October 14, 20 and 22, Long Beach Opera (LBO) will present three performances of The Consul with music and libretto by Gian Carlo Menotti, and starring Patricia Racette, making her Long Beach Opera debut at the Centinela Valley Center for the Arts, Lawndale. (more...)

Teens from Broadway and The West End Sign On for #WeHaveAVoice: Broadway's Teens
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Kara Oates, Mavis Simpson-Ernst, and Lucy-Mae Beacock have all signed-on to perform in #WeHaveAVoice: Broadway's Teens, on October 15, 7:00 p.m. at The Green Room 42 in Manhattan's Theater District. (more...)


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The Playground Theatre to Premiere PICASSO as Opening Production
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Today, London's newest theatre announces its opening production. On November 1, The Playground Theatre will open its doors for the first time with the world premiere of Picasso by Terry D'Alfonso. (more...)

North Coast Rep to Revive American Classic OF MICE AND MEN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

For its second play of Season 36, North Coast Rep is reviving John Steinbeck's classic drama novella-turned play, OF MICE AND MEN. (more...)

Langston Hughes Play ARE YOU NOW OR HOW YOU EVER BEEN... Opens at MetroStage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Producing Artistic Director Carolyn Griffin is pleased to announce that the play Are You Now or Have You Ever Been , a play written and conceived by Carlyle Brown and directed by MetroStage Artistic Associate Thomas W. Jones II with original music by William Knowles, will be in performance Oct. 5-Nov. 5 at MetroStage. (more...)

Everybody Say Yeah! Casting Announced for KINKY BOOTS National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

TROIKA Entertainment has announced the complete cast for the National Tour of the smash-hit musical, KINKY BOOTS. (more...)

Jim Poulos to Lead All-Star HAMLET at The Rep This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

With a story as epic and revered as Hamlet, a theatre company has to either go big or go home. And with its first-ever production of William Shakespeare's iconic tragedy (running October 11 through November 5), The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis is most definitely going big with an all-star cast and production team. (more...)

Cast Announced for Alain Boublil's MANHATTAN PARISIENNE at The Other Palace
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Robert Mackintosh in association with The Other Palace are delighted to announce casting for the 'Work in Progress' production of Alain Boublil's MANHATTAN PARISIENNE. (more...)

South African-Born Actor Adam du Plessis Lands Role in US National Tour of KINKY BOOTS
by David Fick - Sep 19, 2017

As reported on BroadwayWorld yesterday, the complete cast for the US National Tour of Harvey Fierstein and Cyndi Lauper's smash-hit musical, KINKY BOOTS, has been announced. Featured in the cast in the role of Don is South African-born Adam du Plessis, whom audiences may recall seeing in productions like THE LAST 5 YEARS, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, THE BOYS IN THE PHOTOGRAPH and CATS. (more...)

Old Bag Theatre Company Presents ELSE AND NORM'S MACBETH
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Since its premiere in Walcot Street in October 1977, 'Elsie and Norm's Macbeth' has been, and still is, continually performed all over the world; and a number of famous names have taken the title roles over that time. OLD BAG THEATRE COMPANY are honoured and excited to announce that they are bringing ELSIE AND NORM'S Macbeth back to Bath for a 40th anniversary run at the RONDO THEATRE. (more...)

Patrick Page to Return to Utah Shakespeare Festival with ALL THE DEVILS ARE HERE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

After 28 years away, Patrick Page is returning to the Utah Shakespeare Festival to perform his one-man show All the Devils Are Here, an exploration of the evil depicted in Shakespeare's plays. (more...)

3-D Theatricals of Los Angeles Opens 9th Southern California Season with YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

3-D Theatricals (3DT) rings in its 2017-1018 season at both the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center (RBPAC) and the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts (CCPA) with Mel Brooks' Young Frankenstein, a musical comedy from the Broadway creative team of the 12-time Tony Award winning smash hit The Producers. The production, with music and lyrics by Brooks and a book by Thomas Meehan, is a hilariously tuneful show based on the 1974 smash hit film Young Frankenstein which was a wickedly inspired re-imagining of the Mary Shelley classic from the comic genius of Mel Brooks. David Lamoureux directs with Corey Hirsch serving as Musical Director and Daniel Smith as Choreographer. Dino Nicandros* stars as Frederick Frankenstein with Danny Blaylock as The Monster , Julia Aks as Inga , Erik Scott Romney as Igor/Victor Frankenstein , Tracy Rowe Mutz* as Frau Blucher , Ashley Fox Linton* as Elizabeth , and Richard Gould* as Inspector Kemp/Hermit . *Denotes members of Actors Equity Association. (more...)

Tori Keenan-Zelt's New Play SEPH Coming to American Theatre of Actors
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Do you want to grow things or kill things? As a teenage goddess, Seph lives in her family's in-between. With her mom, she makes grass grow and flowers bloom. (more...)

FAFI D'ALOUR AND THE DELINQUENTS Continues SoHo Playhouse's Fringe Encore Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Darren Lee Cole, producing director of the not-for-profit, SoHo Playhouse recently announced the final round of selections for this year's Fringe Encore Series. This completes this year's selection of productions hailing from Adelaide, Brighton, Hollywood, Edinburgh and Winnipeg Fringe Festivals and takes place now through October 22, 2017. You are invited to escape into the wonderful world of Fafi D'Alour and The Delinquents, an evening of exquisite performance and sensual titillation. (more...)

THE ADDAMS FAMILY, ALMOST, MAINE Are Most-Produced High School Shows for 2016-17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

From the 50-yard line to front-row center, high schools are a central aspect of community life. While the identity with sports may not be surprising, the realization about school theatre may be. (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...)

On BWW's Theatre Business Podcast 'The OHenry Report,' The Complicated Process of Streaming Live Theatre
by OHenry Report - Sep 14, 2017

On the fourth episode of BroadwayWorld's new theatre business podcast, 'The OHenry Report,' Broadway producer and investor Oliver Henry Roth talks to three of the industry leaders when it comes to capturing theatre and the performing arts for distribution in movie theatres, on TV, and online. (more...)

VIDEO: Alan Cumming Talks New Book, BATTLE OF THE SEXES & More
by TV News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Broadway veteran and star of THE GOOD WIFE, Alan Cumming stars in the new film BATTLE OF THE SEXES, about the iconic tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs. (more...)

Sarasota Opera Set to Resume Regularly Scheduled Programming Post Irma
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Sarasota Opera is pleased to announce that the Sarasota Opera House came through Hurricane Irma completely unscathed. With this storm now behind us, the company is ready to resume its regularly scheduled program with the following upcoming events: (more...)

JULIUS CAESAR, WAITING FOR GODOT and More Set for Tennessee Shakespeare Company's 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Tennessee Shakespeare Company, the Mid-South's professional, classical theatre and education organization, today announced its Tenth Anniversary Performance and Education Season. (more...)

DON GIOVANNI to Headline A Festival of Sex, Love and Death
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

HeadFirst Productions brings opera to the Pleasance Theatre for the very first time with its production of Don Giovanni as A Festival of Sex, Love and Death's flagship production. Led by an all-female creative team (Conductor, Director, Designer), this production puts women at the front and centre of what is ostensibly a story about male lust. (more...)

Royal Shakespeare Company Announces 2018 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

RSC Artistic Director, Gregory Doran, today announced the Summer 2018 season in Stratford-upon-Avon, and launched the fundraising campaign Stitch In Time for the restoration and redevelopment of the company's historic Costume Workshop. (more...)

Passionate Opera TOSCA Takes the Stage at Tobacco Factory Theatres
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Following their spectacularly successful production of Puccini's Madam Butterfly in 2014, Opera Project return to Bristol this autumn for a co-production with Tobacco Factory Theatres of another intensely dramatic and passionate masterpiece from Puccini - Tosca. (more...)

Herb Newsome Returns to United Solo with BREAK IT DOWN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Break It Down, written and performed by Herb Newsome is a multimedia show that tells the story of the early days of Hip Hop through a live performance of the four elements: DJing, Emceeing, B-Boying and Graffiti Art. Explore the history behind the music set in the Bronx, NY, during a time where urban decay and gang culture inspired a people to create their own form of expression. Playing 10 Characters using music, dance, video, graffiti, and rhyming, the audience will be taken on a journey through the world of Hip Hop. (more...)

Cast, Creatives Set for Jocelyn Bioh's SCHOOL GIRLS; OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY at MCC Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

MCC Theater today announced the complete cast and creative team for the second show of its 2017-18 season: the World Premiere of School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play, written by 2017-18 Tow Playwright-in-Residence Jocelyn Bioh, and directed by Tony Winner Rebecca Taichman. (more...)

Steamy ANTONY & CLEOPATRA to Open Folger Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Folger Theatre launches its 2017/18 season of power, passion, and politics with William Shakespeare's romantic tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra. (more...)

The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare Opens on Navy Pier
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) opens its new, innovative third theater on Navy Pier, The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare, with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on September12 and the inaugural performance -- James Thierr e's The Toad Knew -- on September 19. Introducing a new trend in theatrical architecture, The Yard combines adaptive reuse with innovation in flexible design. (more...)

FISHSKIN TROUSERS Comes to Park Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

In the 1200AD Chronicon Anglicanum, Ralph of Coggeshall documented the tale of the Wild Man of Orford. Describing a naked wild man, covered in hair, the mysterious figure was caught in the nets of local fishermen around 1167. Mute and feral, the man was imprisoned in Orford Castle for six months before vanishing without a trace. Accounts of the era questioned if the captive was a merman, though it would be centuries until such a story could be reconsidered as a mental health problem. (more...)

REBELLION DOGS to Return to the Stage at BAX/Brooklyn Arts Exchange
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

REBELLION DOGS, an original play written and directed by Leelee Stranger, returns to the stage at BAX/Brooklyn Arts Exchange for a very limited special engagement, following a sold out world premiere presentation at the Arthur Seleen Theater in Manhattan earlier this year. (more...)

Linbury Prize 2017 Finalists Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

The Linbury Prize is the UK's most prestigious award for Stage Design, providing a unique opportunity for graduating designers to work with some of the UK's leading theatre, opera and dance companies. (more...)

Casting Announced for the Lyric Hammersmith's Panto JACK AND THE BEANSTALK
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

The Lyric Hammersmith today announces casting for its Christmas panto, Jack and the Beanstalk. With plenty of magic beans, a loveable cow, an enormous beanstalk, a gigantic giant and a massive adventure, this year's panto looks set to be the biggest ever. (more...)

Columbus Symphony's BEETHOVEN: PASTORAL SYMPHONY to Feature Guest Violinist and Pulitzer Prize-Winning Composer Caroline Shaw
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Even though they are two centuries apart, composers Ludwig van Beethoven and Pulitzer Prize-winning Caroline Shaw both speak with a provocative voice that is raw, earthy, and dug deep from the soul. Conducted by CSO Music Director Rossen Milanov, the full program will include Haydn's Symphony No. 59 ("The Fire"), an original Caroline Shaw composition for violin and orchestra titled Lo, and Beethoven's Symphony No. 6 ("Pastoral"). Shaw will be the featured guest violinist in Lo. (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...)

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