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National Theatre ( Washington, DC)
1321 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20004

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Based on the play What Every Woman Knows by J.M. Barrie

A turn-of-the-century Scottish spinster named Maggie Wylie whose family makes a deal with a young man to pay for his education if he agrees to marry Maggie.

ATO Records Announces 2018 Official SXSW Showcase
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2018

ATO Records is excited to announce that it will be hosting its 2018 Official SXSW Showcase on Thursday March 15th, 2018 at Cedar Street Courtyard in Austin, TX, music starting at 8PM. (more...)

First Nation composer Jeremy Dutcher releases second single, his album artwork and the story behind it
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2018

Jeremy Dutcher is a Toronto-based performer, composer, and classically trained operatic tenor. He is also a member of indigenous community, Tobique First Nation, and will release his debut album, Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa (Our Maliseet Songs), on April 6th, 2018. Today, March 9th, he releases his second single, 'Pomok naka Poktoinskwes.' (more...)

Cast Announced For LES MISERABLES At Overture
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2018

???????Casting for Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg's Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, LES MISERABLES, has been announced for its much-anticipated Madison engagement at Overture Center from the Arts direct from a celebrated two-and-a-half year Broadway engagement. Tickets are very limited. For availability, please visit the Overture Center box office (201 State Street), or call 608.258.4141.  For a sneak peek, please visit (more...)

Gabrielle Union and Wade Davis to Host Special Screening of A WRINKLE IN TIME for New York City Students
by TV News Desk - Mar 9, 2018

Today, actress, author and activist Gabrielle Union and writer, public speaker and former NFL player Wade Davisannounced that they will fund a screening of A Wrinkle in Time for 600 New York City students, giving young girls an opportunity to see the diverse, women-led film for free. The screening will be held on Sunday, March 11 in Manhattan and is organized in partnership with the Ms. Foundation for Women, Amy Poehler's Smart Girls, and HP. (more...)

Casting Announced For The World Premiere of ASKING FOR IT By Louise O'Neill
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2018

Today casting details were announced for the much anticipated world premiere production of Asking for It by Louise O'Neill produced by Landmark Productions and the Everyman and co-commissioned by the Abbey Theatre. This world premiere production will open at the Everyman as part of Cork Midsummer Festival on 15 June. (more...)

Broadway's Andy Mientus Pens New Book Series THE BACKSTAGERS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2018

Amulet Books announced today that actor, singer, and songwriter Andy Mientus has written a middle-grade fiction series called The Backstagers. The first installment, The Backstagers and the Ghost Light, will publish on September 25, 2018. The series will follow the paranormal adventures of a high school stage crew and is based on the award-winning BOOM! Studios graphic novels created by James Tynion IV and Rian Sygh. (more...)

Creative Cauldron Presents Bold New Works Musical Premiere WITCH
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2018

Creative Cauldron presents Witch, the fourth installment in its "Bold New Works for Intimate Stages" world premiere musical series written and composed by the internationally recognized creative team Matt Conner and Stephen Gregory Smith. "Witch channels the zeitgeist of the current "Me To" and "Time's Up" movements while examining the cultural roots of misogyny and inequality across centuries and cultures," stated Producing Director Laura Connors Hull (more...)

Amber Gray, Christiane Noll and More to Sing New Works by Women at The TimesCenter
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

Lyricist, bookwriter, and Broadway performer Jill Abramovitz and Tony-nominated actor Anika Larsen (Beautiful) will co-host Prospect Theater Company's upcoming Good to Go Songwriters' Showcase: a concert celebrating new works-in-process created or co-created by women writers.  This special one night event will be presented on March 10, 2018 at 8pm at The TimesCenter (242 West 41st, NYC). (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, March 8: Broadway Preps for DISASTER!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 8, 2018

On this day in 2016, the Broadway production of Seth Rudetsky's hilarious disco dilemma, DISASTER, opened at the Nederlander Theater. (more...)

Works & Process At The Guggenheim Presents A Costume And Dance Commission 'Reid Bartelme And Harriet Jung'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, presents a costume and dance commission, Reid Bartelme and Harriet Jung, on Sunday, March 25 and Monday, March 26, 2018 at 7:30pm. Costume design takes center stage in these new works devised by designers Reid Bartelme & Harriet Jung in collaboration with their favorite clients and dance makers, Jack Ferver, Burr Johnson, Lar Lubovitch, Pam Tanowitz, and Gwen Welliver, danced by Reid Bartelme, Maggie Cloud, Jack Ferver, Russell Janzen, Burr Johnson, Harriet Jung, and Stuart. (more...)

BWW Interview: Minneapolis' Huxley Westemeier Joining Cast of SCHOOL OF ROCK
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Mar 8, 2018

Meet Minneapolis' newest Broadway actor, 10-year-old Huxley Westemeier, who is going on the national tour of SCHOOL OF ROCK in 6 Questons & a Plug. (more...)

2018/19 Mainstage Season Announced for Baltimore Center Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

Baltimore Center Stage is pleased to announce its 2018/19 Mainstage Season, which includes a world premiere and a classic family drama, along with provocative political and social justice stories providing a lens into American life across cultures. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Andrew Walker White
by Elliot Lanes - Mar 8, 2018

Today's subject, Andrew Walker White, is currently living his theatre life onstage at Quotidian Theatre Company in Bethesda, MD. in the title role of Hobson in Hobson's Choice. The production runs through March 11th. (more...)

Works & Process At The Guggenheim Presents A Costume And Dance Commission
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, presents a costume and dance commission, Reid Bartelme and Harriet Jung, on Sunday, March 25 and Monday, March 26, 2018 at 7:30pm. (more...)

THE FOURTH ESTATE, A Showtime Documentary Series, Receives Distinction of Closing the Prestigious Tribeca Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

SHOWTIME announced today that new original documentary series, THE FOURTH ESTATE, directed and produced by Emmy(R)-winning and Oscar(R)-nominated filmmaker Liz Garbus (What Happened, Miss Simone?), will have its world premiere at the prestigious Tribeca Film Festival, receiving the distinction of being selected as the Festival's closing night film. Following its screening on Saturday, April 28, Tribeca Film Festival will host a panel discussion with some of the subjects of the documentary including The New York Times executive editor Dean Baquet, Washington bureau chief Elisabeth Bumiller, White House correspondent Maggie Haberman, Washington investigative correspondent Mark Mazzetti and Garbus. Following its Tribeca Film Festival world premiere, THE FOURTH ESTATE will premiere on Sunday, May 27 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018


Scoop: Coming Up On DESIGNATED SURVIVOR on ABC - Wednesday, March 21, 2018
by TV Scoop - Mar 8, 2018

Get all the scoop on Coming Up On DESIGNATED SURVIVOR, airing on ABC on Wednesday, March 21, 2018! (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2018

???????The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre is proud to present the Broadway classic Guys and Dolls, March 6 through March 31. Explore a simpler time when the stakes of the "game" were your biggest concern in Damon Runyon's streets of New York City. (more...)

ABC Shares New Promo For Upcoming GREY'S ANATOMY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2018

ABC Shares New Promo For Upcoming GREY'S ANATOMY (more...)

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company Stages Sizzling Family Drama, CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2018

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company continues their Debut Season at The Otto M. Budig Theater with Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, by Tennessee Williams. The production is directed by Michael Evan Haney, the former Associate Artistic Director of the Playhouse in the Park, and features Cincinnati Shakespeare Company's resident ensemble, including Maggie Lou Rader, Grant Niezgodski, Jim Hopkins, Justin McCombs, and Kelly Mengelkoch. This show is generously sponsored by Huntington, Murphy Landen Jones, and Roehr Insurance Agency. (more...)

SkyPilot Soars In Its New Season with First Mainstage Production MIDNIGHT REQUISITION
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2018

The award-winning SkyPilot Theatre Company announces their exciting new Mainstage production, Midnight Requisition, premiering April 6-29 with performances on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm at the Arena Stage, Hollywood's Theatre of Arts, 1625 N. Las Palmas Ave., Hollywood.  Tickets are $15. (more...)

All Aboard the Hogwarts Express! Meet the Cast of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Mar 16, 2018

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is ready to il-lumos-nate your mind, tug at your dragon heart strings, and most importantly, welcome you back home to Hogwarts as it begins previews tonight. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

SpeakEasy Teams Up With NAMI Mass for 'Brilliant' Talks
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2018

SpeakEasy Stage is proud to team up with the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI Mass) for a series of Thursday post-show talks in conjunction with its acclaimed production of EVERY BRILLIANT THING, running now through March 31. (more...)

BWW Interview: Lucy Noble On The Royal Albert Hall's Women and the Hall Programme
by Nicole Ackman - Mar 15, 2018

Lucy Noble is the Artistic and Commercial Director of the Royal Albert Hall, which is currently running a Women and the Hall programme. It celebrates the anniversary of the Representation of the People Act of 1918, which granted women the right to vote, and the Hall's continuing place in the women's movement. (more...)

BWW TV: Sneak Peek at Musical MISS NIGHTINGALE at Hippodrome Casino
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 15, 2018

Miss Nightingale will make its West End debut at the prestigious Theatre at the Hippodrome Casino in London's Leicester Square, for a strictly limited seven-week run in their 180-seat theatre, from 21 March to 6 May. Watch a behind-the-scenes video below! (more...)

BWW Review: EVERY BRILLIANT THING: #1 Adrianne Krstansky
by Nancy Grossman - Mar 15, 2018

SpeakEasy Stage Company presents Boston premiere of British playwright Duncan Macmillan's one-person show that explores depression with humor. Marianna Bassham directs Adrianne Krstansky in a brilliant performance as the daughter of a suicidal mother, who copes by creating a list of things worth living for. Audience engagement is part of the charm of this uplifting, life-affirming theatrical experience. (more...)

CCTeens To Perform Gilbert & Sullivan Comic Operetta THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2018

???????Never ones to shy away from a challenge (Little Shop of Horrors, Sweeny Todd), the CCTeens (Columbia Children's Theatre's YouTheatre actors in grades 7-12) will tackle the famous Gilbert and Sullivan operetta The Pirates of Penzance beginning Friday, March 23 and running through Sunday March 25.  Showtimes are Friday at 7:00 pm, Saturday at 3:00 pm and 7:00 pm and Sunday at 3:00 pm. Tickets are $10.00 per person 3 years of age and up and can be ordered securely on line at All performances are held at Columbia Children's Theatre's new performance space on the 1st level of Richland Mall, 3400 Forest Drive next to Barnes & Noble. For more information (more...)

BWW Interview: Carly Zien in TRYING at George Street Playhouse
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 14, 2018 had the pleasure of interviewing Carly Zien who plays Sarah in 'Trying' at George Street Playhouse. She shared with us some interesting thoughts about her career and the upcoming show. (more...)

A TRIBUTE TO THE DIXIE CHICKS Comes to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents "A Tribute to the Dixie Chicks" on March 29, 2018. (more...)

American Lyric Theater Presents The Living Libretto: Opera In Eden
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

The Living Libretto: Opera in Eden gives audiences a first glimpse at three new one-act operas being written by first year resident artists in American Lyric Theater's Composer Librettist Development Program (CLDP) (more...)

Lyric Stage's ANNA CHRISTIE Cast And Creative Team Announced
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, O'Neill's classic is a surprisingly contemporary play that crackles with fierce physicality, humor, and drama. After a 20-year separation, a coal barge captain (Lyric Stage favorite Johnny Lee Davenport) is reunited with the daughter he unknowingly abandoned to a life of hardship. When Anna falls in love with a shipwrecked sailor, her father and her suitor come to recognize their own culpability in her plight, and all three struggle in their own way for salvation. Following his acclaimed production of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Scott Edmiston takes a fresh look at one of America's greatest playwrights. (more...)

Barb Jungr to Sing Bob Dylan on Solo UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2018

Barb Jungr has wowed audiences and critics worldwide with her powerful reinterpretations of Bob Dylan's work. Known for her passionate singing, minimal and subtle arrangements, and great humour, Barb is the definitive performer of one of the great musical icons of the 20th century, Bob Dylan. (more...)

Kathy Griffin Launches Additional Leg of LAUGH YOUR HEAD OFF Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2018

She speaks! After a year of national scandal and following a sold-out run of stand-up shows and rave reviews around the globe, Kathy Griffin is returning with the much-anticipated North American continuation of her  "Laugh Your Head Off" World Tour to the United States, Canada, and Mexico. (more...)

VIDEO: Go Behind The Scenes With The Cast of Netflix's LOST IN SPACE
by TV News Desk - Mar 13, 2018

Lost in Space is a Netflix Original dramatic and modern reimagining of the classic 1960's science fiction series. Set 30 years in the future, colonization in space is now a reality, and the Robinson family is among those tested and selected to make a new life for themselves in a better world. But when the new colonists find themselves abruptly torn off course en route to their new home they must forge new alliances and work together to survive in a dangerous alien environment, lightyears from their original destination. (more...)

Kathy Griffin Is Back on the Road in The North American Leg of Her LAUGH YOUR HEAD OFF World Your
by TV News Desk - Mar 13, 2018

She speaks! After a year of national scandal and following a sold-out run of stand-up shows and rave reviews around the globe, Kathy Griffin is returning with the much-anticipated North American continuation of her  “Laugh Your Head Off” World Tour to the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Armed with the story of the now infamous and controversial photo (yes…THAT photo), the fiery redheaded, award-winning, American comedian is bringing the story of the photo heard 'round the world and the fallout that followed, along with breaking down everything in the pop-culture landscape from Trump to the Kardashians.  Griffin tells all in this more than 2-hour no-holds-barred show in the raw, honest, and engaging way fans have always loved about her. The North American stint of the “Laugh Your Head Off” tour begins Friday, May 25th in Toronto, ON. (more...)

The Irish Are Coming To Shakespeare Theatre Company in WAITING FOR GODOT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2018

Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) will host Druid, Ireland's most celebrated theatre company, and their critically acclaimed production of Waiting for Godot. Directed by Tony Award-winner Garry Hynes, Druid's production of Samuel Beckett's absurd, anarchic masterpiece will make its regional premiere at the Lansburgh Theatre (450 7th Street, NW) from April 17 through May 20, 2018 before it travels on to Chicago. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Signature Theatre Gala Celebrates Edward Albee and Michael Rauch
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 13, 2018

Just last night, the Signature Theatre held its Annual Gala at The Pershing Square Signature Center (located at 480 West 42nd Street between 9th & 10th Avenues). The event celebrated the late Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Edward Albee and honored the passionate and visionary leadership of former President of the Signature Board of Trustees, Michael Rauch.  (more...)

APTP's OFRENDA Begins Performances April 25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2018

The award-winning Albany Park Theater Project (APTP) youth theater ensemble celebrates its 21st birthday with the world premiere of 'Ofrenda,' a collection of real-life stories about creating home in turbulent times. 'Ofrenda' is performed by a cast of 33 teens in the company's home theater in one of the most diverse immigrant neighborhoods in the United States. Preview performances begin April 25 at the Laura Wiley Theater, 5100 N. Ridgeway Ave.  Tickets go on sale March 21 for performances through June 2. (more...)

Review Roundup: COMMUNICATING DOORS at The Theatre Group at Santa Barbara City College!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2018

The reviews are in for COMMUNICATING DOORS at Santa Barbara City College! A hilarious comedy by Alan Ayckbourn, COMMUNICATING DOORS opened on March 2nd, and will run through March 17th. (more...)

Epic Brings THE HEALING To Contemporary Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2018

???????Epic Theatre Company continues its commitment to bringing theater all over the state with its production of Samuel D. Hunter's The Healing which will be traveling to The Contemporary Theatre Company in Wakefield for a limited run in April. (more...)

Signature Theatre Presents the Andrew A. Isen Young Artist Gifts
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2018

Washington DC entrepreneur Andrew A Isen joins forces with the Tony Award®-winning Signature Theatre to present The Andrew A. Isen Young Artist Gifts. Each year, Signature Theatre will award $2,500 to a college student from Overtures: The Musical Theater Institute and a Arlington high school student from the Signature in the Schoolsprogram who have demonstrated excellence in their work. (more...)

Save the Date for the Premiere of Lifetime's HARRY AND MEGHAN: A ROYAL ROMANCE on 5/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2018

Save the Date for the Premiere of Lifetime's HARRY AND MEGHAN: A ROYAL ROMANCE (more...)

Photo Coverage: American Associates of The National Theatre Host Gala Celebrating ANGELS IN AMERICA
by Walter McBride - Mar 12, 2018

The National Theatre and the American Associates of the National Theatre hosted an exclusive fundraising gala to celebrate the arrival of the National Theatre's acclaimed production of Angels in America, A Gay Fantasia on National Themes on Broadway on Sunday, March 11. (more...)

Broadway Does St Paddy's Day Tonight At Opry City Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2018

Matt DeAngelis (Waitress), Cassidy Stirtz (ONCE) and Erikka Walsh (Once) have teamed up once again, with additional members from every U.S. Company of ONCE: The Musical, for a FREE one-night only musical jam extravaganza. Tonight, titled 'Broadway Does St. Paddy's', has company members joining forces to celebrate the 'Luck O' The Irish' and benefit VH1's Save The Music Foundation by raising money to keep music in public schools around the United States. 'Broadway Does St. Paddy's Day' is sure to be filled with music, storytelling, and most importantly, keeping arts in education. (more...)

ROSENCRANTZ & GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD Comes to The Contemporary Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2018

A coin flip turns up heads 90 times in a row. This probability-defying act joyously starts off Tom Stoppard's modern classic Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead, playing at The Contemporary Theater Company April 27 - May 19. (more...)

PlayMakers Presents World Premiere Of LEAVING EDEN, 4/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2018

PlayMakers Repertory Company proudly presents the world premiere of 'Leaving Eden' a play with music, script by North Carolina playwright and UNC-Chapel Hill alumnus Mike WIley, and music & lyrics by North Carolina singer-songwriter Laurelyn Dossett. The production, the first fully commissioned work by the theatre, is directed by PlayMakers' Producing Artistic Director, Vivienne Benesch, and runs from April 4 to 22, 2018. (more...)

Ray Bradbury Portrayal Headed Off-Broadway; Staged Reading Set for April 12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2018

Actor Bill Oberst Jr. has reached an agreement with the estate of author Ray Bradbury to portray Bradbury in an Off-Broadway show. The first staged reading of Ray Bradbury Live (forever) is set for April 12, 2018 at 7pm at Theatre Row, 410 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Theatre for the New City's TIME STANDS STILL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2018

Time Stands Still by Donald Margulies, opened on Thursday night at Theatre for the New City. The Tony Award-nominated play is currently running through March 25. The play is directed by award-winning director, Joan Kane, and produced by Ego Actus and Lung Tree Productions. (more...)

New Novel Demonstrates the Power – And Fragility – of Life and Love
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2018

Life is impossible to predict, but the heart might be an even bigger mystery. Both have the power to bring about unbridled joy, while at the same time, lead to crushing heartache and loss. Author Anita Gibbons pens a powerful love story, highlighting the unexpected places life and love take us in 'Fragments of Life.' (more...)

BWW Review: Murder, Mystery, Romance in Noir Comedy at Portland Stage
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Mar 10, 2018

Portland Stage's current production of Michael Hollinger's 2000 noir comedy set in the Cold War era skillfully weaves a tapestry of three love stories and one murder against the backdrop of McCarthyism, nuclear bombs, 50s pop culture, and zany shenanigans - all of which makes for a delightful, fast-paced evening of nostalgic wit. (more...)

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