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Two World Premiere Musicals & More Set for La Jolla Playhouse 2024/2025 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 31, 2023

La Jolla Playhouse has unveiled its 2024/2025 season, featuring two world-premiere musicals. Learn more and see how to purchase tickets!

BBC to Run Extensive Shakespeare Season to Celebrate 400th Anniversary of First Folio
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Oct 11, 2023

The BBC is celebrating this extraordinary anniversary with an ambitious season of content across TV, Radio, BBC iPlayer & BBC Sounds exploring why, 400 years on, Shakespeare's relevance and influence is as strong as ever. A wealth of programming featuring major actors and leading experts, including new documentaries, performance, music, drama, comedy, news coverage and the best of the BBC archive, as well as special items on flagship BBC shows, will celebrate the man, his world and his timeless writing.

MINORITY REPORT Will Embark on World Premiere UK Tour Next Spring
by Stephi Wild - Sep 25, 2023

The World Premiere stage adaptation of Minority Report will be presented next spring on UK tour. Find out how to catch the show in a city near you here!

Maggie Siff, Pico Alexander & More to Star in ORPHEUS DESCENDING at TFANA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 12, 2023

Theatre for a New Audience will present Tennessee Williams’ Orpheus Descending, July 9–August 6 at Polonsky Shakespeare Center. See who is starring, and learn how to purchase tickets!

PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL, ON YOUR FEET! & More Set for the Grand 2023-24 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 5, 2023

The Grand Opera House has unveiled its 2023-2024 Broadway in Wilmington season at The Playhouse on Rodney Square.

by Stephi Wild - Jun 2, 2023

Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) and Kate Maguire (Artistic Director, CEO) have announced casting for two of its summer 2023 shows: Million Dollar Quartet, a three-time Tony Award–nominated once-in-a-lifetime musical evening back by popular demand with some of the same cast as 2017 and Photograph 51, an intriguing portrait of the race to discover the mysteries of the DNA double helix. 

English Touring Theatre Announces MACBETH & More for 2023
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 9, 2023

ETT (English Touring Theatre) has announced their new production of Shakespeare’s Macbeth, and further programming for 2023.

San Francisco Opera Releases 'Streaming The First Century' Free Historical Recordings and Interviews
by Stephi Wild - Sep 13, 2022

As part of its centennial celebrations, San Francisco Opera released the first installment of Streaming the First Century.

Cast Announced For UK and Ireland Tour of MY FAIR LADY
by Stephi Wild - Aug 24, 2022

Casting has been announced for the UK and Ireland tour of Bartlett Sher's critically acclaimed and multi award-winning production of Lerner & Loewe's much loved MY FAIR LADY, which comes to Birmingham Hippodrome from Wednesday 8 March – Sunday 26 March 2023.

Orange Tree Theatre Announces Full Cast For Pierre Marivaux's THE FALSE SERVANT
by Stephi Wild - May 16, 2022

The Orange Tree Theatre today announces the full cast for Pierre Marivaux's The False Servant, translated by Martin Crimp, whose prolific international career began at the Orange Tree Theatre, including the recent hit revival of Dealing with Clair. Before his final season as Artistic Director of the OT, Paul Miller, directs Uzair Bhatti, Will Brown, Julian Moore-Cook, Phoebe Pryce, Lizzy Watts and Silas Wyatt-Barke.

Kravis Center to Present MY FAIR LADY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 1, 2022

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts announced that the North American tour of Lincoln Center Theater’s critically acclaimed production of Lerner & Loewe’s MY FAIR LADY is coming as a part of its 2021/2022 Kravis On Broadway season.  Directed by Bartlett Sher, the North American tour will play the Kravis Center from April 19 – 24.

BWW Feature: 18TH ANNUAL WILL-A-THON, 'WILL'S PLAYHOUSE 90' at The Workshop Theater
by Caroline Sposto - Apr 24, 2021

When the pandemic hit, Charles E. Gerber, a NY actor, director, and acting instructor, moved his studio, Will's Playshop, online. From April 25th at 4 p.m. EST - Midnight April 29th, performances will be accessible to a worldwide audience, on a 'pay what you can' basis to benefit The Food Bank for New York City as well as The Workshop Theater.

Stratford Festival Mourns the Loss of Christopher Plummer
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 5, 2021

The Stratford Festival was shocked and deeply saddened by the news of Christopher Plummer's death. The theatrical pioneer was a member of the Stratford acting company for 11 seasons between 1956 and 2012.

Stage and Screen Star Christopher Plummer Dies at 91
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 5, 2021

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that 'The Sound of Music' star Christopher Plummer has passed away at the age of 91. 

New and Upcoming Book and Music Releases For the Week of April 20 - SING STREET, All-Female JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 22, 2020

Need something new to read or watch? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases!

5 LESBIANS EATING A QUICHE Will Premiere at The City Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Nov 8, 2019

This holiday season, The City Theatre serves up hilarity with the Austin premiere comedy 5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche. Lot of laughs are the order of the day as this cult favorite of theatre companies nationwide dishes up a fun and farcical celebration of sisterhood and survival.

Porchlight Announces Angela Ingersoll As Host And The Cast For New Faces Sing Broadway 1956
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 10, 2019

Porchlight Music Theatre announces the next production in its 25th Anniversary season: the New Faces Sing Broadway series. New Faces Sing Broadway 1956, hosted by Angela Ingersoll, directed by Brianna Borger and music directed by Chuck Larkin, returns to Evanston at SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave. Tuesday, Oct. 29 at 7:30 p.m. and to The Arts Club of Chicago, 201 E. Ontario Street, Wednesday, Oct. 30 at 7:30 p.m.

Full Cast Announced for Agatha Christie's ZERO HOUR
by Julie Musbach - Jul 8, 2019

Casting is announced for a new production of Agatha Christie's classic whodunit thriller Towards Zero, to be directed by Brian Blessed at The Mill at Sonning.

California Shakespeare Theater Continues Its 45th Season With THE GOOD PERSON OF SZECHWAN
by Stephi Wild - Jun 6, 2019

California Shakespeare Theater continues its 2019 summer season with The Good Person of Szechwan by Bertolt Brecht, translated by Wendy Arons and adapted by Tony Kushner, playing July 3 through July 21, 2019 at the Bruns Amphitheater. A Pay What You Can performance will be held on Wednesday, July 3. Tickets will be available starting at 10am on the day of the show through TodayTix and the Cal Shakes Box Office at 510.548.9666.

Northern Stage Announces 2019-20 Season: THE SOUND OF MUSIC, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 10, 2019

Northern Stage announces its 2019-20 Season, a season of plays that thematically reflect on the past to move into a more positive future. The company's 23rd Season will feature two world premieres by women writers, non-traditional casting in classic plays, and an overall season more diverse and reflective of the world. "Northern Stage continues to evolve from a local theater with a regional impact to a regional theater with a national impact," says Northern Stage Producing Artistic Director and Director of the BOLD Theater Women's Leadership Circle Carol Dunne. "New Works Now and the BOLD Circle enable us to nurture work by emerging artists and women writers. The diverse voices on stage this season elevate our work and challenge us to change lives by including the stories of humanity that are often overlooked and rarely told."

Actor Douglas Rain, Stratford Pioneer And Voice Of 2001's HAL, Dies At 90
by Stephi Wild - Nov 11, 2018

The Stratford Festival lost one of its pioneers today. Douglas Rain died of natural causes early this morning at the age of 90 at St. Marys Memorial Hospital, just outside of Stratford, Ontario, the city in which he established his career, becoming one of the world's great classical actors.

TFANA-Commissioned TAMBURLAINE Will Open RSC's Swan Season
by Stephi Wild - Jul 12, 2018

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) is pleased to announce that Gregory Doran, artistic director, Royal Shakespeare Company, has invited Michael Boyd to stage his edit of Tamburlaine, Boyd's version of Christopher Marlowe's two-part epic, Tamburlaine the Great, which will open the Swan Theatre season at the Stratford-Upon-Avon based RSC.

National Youth Theatre Announces Full 2018 Season
by Stephi Wild - Jul 9, 2018

Paul Roseby OBE, Artistic Director and Chief Executive of the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain (NYT) has today announced the summer and autumn season of work for 2018.

Theatricum Presents First-Ever Revival of HAITI
by Julie Musbach - Jul 3, 2018

Will Geer's Theatricum Botanicum presents the first-ever revival of a historical melodrama about the Haitian revolution that graced the stage at New York's Lafayette Theatre in Harlem in 1938 as part of the Federal Theatre Project. Haiti by William DuBois will join Theatricum's summer repertory season beginning July 28. Performances will continue at Theatricum's beautiful outdoor venue in Topanga through Sept. 29.


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Macbeth has been nominated for the Best Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for Pernell Roberts.
Macbeth has won the Best Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for Pernell Roberts.