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ShawChicago Theater Company Presents THE WOMEN OF SHAW: 'Smart, Strong, Rebellious, and Heroic!' Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

ShawChicago Theater Company presents THE WOMEN OF SHAW: Smart, Strong, Rebellious, and Heroic!, for one night only on September 24, 2018 at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn, Chicago, IL 60610. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For Watford Palace Theatre's All-Female Production Of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2018

Artistic Director of Watford Palace Theatre, Brigid Larmour, today announces full casting for Watford Palace Theatre's all-female production of Much Ado About Nothing. Larmour directs Joanna Brookes (Dogberry/ Antonio), Elly Condron (Don Pedro), Rebekah Hinds (Borachio/ Margaret), Emma Lane (Conrade/ Ursula/ Friar), Juliet Leighton-Jones (Musician), Nyla Levy (Hero/ Sexton), Pepter Lunkuse (Claudio), Anna O'Grady (Benedick), Emily Tucker (Beatrice), Tripti Tripuraneni (Don John/ Verges) and Julia Watson (Leonato). (more...)

Almeida Theatre Announces New Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Artistic Director Rupert Goold today announces the Almeida Theatre's new season. (more...)

True or False? Meet the Cast of THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Sep 20, 2018

The Lifespan of a Fact begins performances tonight, September 20, 2018. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

West Coast Premiere of Adam Bock's Black Comedy A Life to Open at The Armory, Following Successful Off-Broadway Run
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

Adam Bock's A Life, commissioned by Portland Center Stage at The Armory, will receive its West Coast debut at The Armory following the success of the play's world premiere in New York. A Life begins preview performances on September 29, opens on October 5, and runs through November 11 in the Ellyn Bye Studio. Associate Artistic Director Rose Riordan, who has frequently partnered with Bock, will direct. Nat DeWolf (Broadway: Take Me Out) will make his company debut as the astrology-loving and hopelessly single Nate Martin. DeWolf is joined by Cycerli Ash, also making her debut at The Armory, as well as returning artists Dana Green (Major Barbara and many others) and Gary Norman (Our Town). (more...)

'Cozy, Effective Little Chiller' Up Next On The Kitchen Theatre Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

The Kitchen Theatre Company (KTC) presents its second show of the 2018-19 Season: The Piano Teacher by Julia Cho, a play the New York Times called 'A cozy, effective little chiller.' The Piano Teacher is a haunting story of elusive truths that explores the power of memory-both those we recall and those we've chosen to forget. Performances of The Piano Teacher begin at the Kitchen Theatre Company in the Percy Browning Performance Space on October 21st and run through November 4th. Opening night is Thursday, October 25th. (more...)

Photo Flash: West Coast Premiere of Adam Bock's Black Comedy A LIFE to Open at The Armory
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2018

Adam Bock's A Life, commissioned by Portland Center Stage at The Armory, will receive its West Coast debut at The Armory following the success of the play's world premiere in New York. A Life begins preview performances on September 29, opens on October 5, and runs through November 11 in the Ellyn Bye Studio. Associate Artistic Director Rose Riordan, who has frequently partnered with Bock, will direct. Nat DeWolf (Broadway: Take Me Out) will make his company debut as the astrology-loving and hopelessly single Nate Martin. DeWolf is joined by Cycerli Ash, also making her debut at The Armory, as well as returning artists Dana Green (Major Barbara and many others) and Gary Norman (Our Town). (more...)

Zak Orth and Peter Francis James Complete Cast of HILLARY AND CLINTON
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2018

Zak Orth and Peter Francis James will complete the cast of Hillary and Clinton, the highly anticipated new play by Tony Award nominee Lucas Hnath, joining the previously announced Tony and Emmy Award winners Laurie Metcalf and John Lithgow. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS MEMORY and WINTER SONG To Open At The Armory
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2018

A Christmas Memory and Winter Song, the two-show pairing BroadwayWorld called "warm, nourishing, and just exactly what you want on a cold winter's night," returns to Portland Center Stage at The Armory. The production brings Truman Capote's beloved holiday story together with a gorgeous collection of winter songs, stories, and memories created by Brandon Woolley and Merideth Kaye Clark. A Christmas Memory paired with Winter Song begins preview performances on Nov. 24, opens on Nov. 30, and runs through Dec. 30 in the Ellyn Bye Studio. Woolley returns to direct, while Clark (Elphaba in the First National Tour of Wicked, Cathy in The Last Five Years at The Armory) and Leif Norby (Astoria: Part One and Two at The Armory) reprise their roles. (more...)

Photo Flashback: The American Airlines Theatre Turns 100!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018

Happy 100th birthday, American Airlines Theatre! Roundabout's flagship home on Broadway, the American Airlines Theatre first opened its doors as the Selwyn Theatre in 1918. In 2000, Roundabout restored the theatre to its original neo-renaissance style as part of the 42nd Street Development Project, thanks to generous support from the City of New York. Through an unprecedented partnership between Roundabout and American Airlines, this historic theatre remains one of Broadway's most exquisite and patron-friendly houses. (more...)

UNCLE VANYA Extends Through October 28th At Hunter Theater Project
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

The Hunter Theater Project at Hunter College (President, Jennifer J. Raab) announced a two-week extension today for the critically acclaimed New York premiere of Anton Chekhov's UNCLE VANYA, directed by Richard Nelson, at the Frederick Loewe Theater (E. 68th Street between Lexington and Park Ave). Translated by Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear, and Larissa Volokhonsky, and directed by Nelson, UNCLE VANYA began performances on Friday, September 7 and was originally scheduled to run through October 14. (more...)

Actor Douglas Rain, Stratford Pioneer And Voice Of 2001's HAL, Dies At 90
by BWW News Desk - 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. (more...)

Meet the Cast of NETWORK- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Nov 10, 2018

NETWORK begins previews tonight, November 10 at Broadway's Belasco Theatre. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

Soho Rep. Presents Jackie Sibblies Drury's FAIRVIEW
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

Soho Rep. (Sarah Benson, Artistic Director; Cynthia Flowers, Executive Director), in association with Berkeley Repertory Theatre, presents the world premiere of Jackie Sibblies Drury's Fairview, directed by Soho Rep. Artistic Director Sarah Benson, May 29 - July 1. Following her "inventive," "pulse-pounding" We Are Proud to Present…(The New York Times, Time Out New York, and New York Magazine Critics' Picks), Sibblies Drury returns to Soho Rep. with Fairview, a play that shows us that nothing's funnier than "family drama." (more...)

LET THERE BE THISTLES to Receive Los Angeles Premiere
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

What happens to a God with no believers left? Where do they go? What do they do? Find out in LET THERE BE THISTLES written and performed by the Encore Award winning author of the 2014 Fringe hit 'ANGELS AND WHISKEY. (more...)

Charles Browning Replaces Lance Coadie Williams In World Premiere Of Jackie Sibblies Drury's FAIRVIEW At Soho Rep
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018

Soho Rep. (Sarah Benson, Artistic Director; Cynthia Flowers, Executive Director) today announced that actor Charles Browning will take over for Lance Coadie Williams in the world premiere of Jackie Sibblies Drury's Fairview, which Soho Rep. Artistic Director Sarah Benson directs, and which the downtown Manhattan theater presents in association with Berkeley Repertory Theatre. Due to unforeseen personal circumstances, Williams is unable to continue.The production now runs at Soho Rep. June 2 - July 8, with opening now set for Sunday, June 17.  (more...)

BWW Interview: David Horovitch Discusses NOT TALKING at Arcola Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - May 10, 2018

David Horovitch is currently starring in Mike Bartlett's Not Talking. Originally broadcast on radio, the play is now being performed on stage for the first time at Arcola Theatre. (more...)

Stage Star Cherry Jones Join Amy Poehler's WINE COUNTRY, Plus Adam Schwartzman
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2018

According to Deadline, Jason Schwartzman and Cherry Jones are set to join Amy Poehler in the new Netflix feature WINE COUNTRY. Amy Poehler is set to star in, direct, and produce. The film is also set to feature talent from Ana Gasteyer, Paula Pell, Rachel Dratch, Maya Rudolph, Tina Fey and Emily Spivey. Poehler has directed episodes of PARKS AND RECREATION and BROAD CITY in the past, but this will be her feature film directorial debut. Read more about it from Deadline here! (more...)

Alexandra Silber to Lead CAMELOT at Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2018

Shakespeare Theatre Company today announces the cast of Lerner and Loewe's multiple Tony Award-winning musical Camelot. Directed by STC Associate Artistic Director Alan Paul (Kiss Me, Kate; Man of La Mancha), the classic musical will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F St NW) from May 22 through July 1, concluding STC's 2017-2018 mainstage season. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For World Stage Premiere Of Mike Bartlett's NOT TALKING
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2018

Defibrillator and Arcola Theatre, today announces cast for world stage premiere of Mike Bartlett's, Not Talking. Artistic Director of Defibrillator James Hillier directs David Horovitch (James), Gemma Lawrence (Amanda), Kika Markham (Lucy) and Lawrence Walker (Mark). The production opens at the Arcola Theatre on 1 May, with previews from the 25 April, and runs until 2 June. (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...)

Chris Coleman Directs Final Production At The Armory, Shaw's MAJOR BARBARA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

The clash between a daughter's philanthropic idealism and her father's hard-headed capitalism is at the heart of George Bernard Shaw's witty and timely classic Major Barbara, which begins preview performances at The Armory on April 14, opens on April 20, and runs through May 13 on the U.S. Bank Main Stage. (more...)

LET THERE BE THISTLES to Receive Los Angeles Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

What happens to a God with no believers left? Where do they go? What do they do? Find out in LET THERE BE THISTLES written and performed by the Encore Award winning author of the 2014 Fringe hit 'ANGELS AND WHISKEY. (more...)

Hunter Theater Project Announces Richard Nelson's UNCLE VANYA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018

 Hunter College President Jennifer J. Raab announced today the inaugural production of the Hunter Theater Project, the New York premiere of Anton Chekhov's UNCLE VANYA at the Frederick Loewe Theater at Hunter College (E. 68th Street and Lexington Avenue), directed by Richard Nelson. Translated byRichard Nelson, Richard Pevear, and Larissa Volokhonsky. This production is the first time renowned Russian literature translators Pevear and Volokhonsky will have a work premiere in New York City, following the show's world premiere at The Old Globe in San Diego, California. Previews for UNCLE VANYA begin Friday, September 7. The production runs through Sunday, October 14, with an official press opening on Sunday, September 16. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

LET THERE BE THISTLES to Receive Los Angeles Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2018

What happens to a God with no believers left? Where do they go? What do they do? Find out in LET THERE BE THISTLES written and performed by the Encore Award winning author of the 2014 Fringe hit 'ANGELS AND WHISKEY. (more...)

LET THERE BE THISTLES to Receive Los Angeles Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2018

What happens to a God with no believers left? Where do they go? What do they do? Find out in LET THERE BE THISTLES written and performed by the Encore Award winning author of the 2014 Fringe hit 'ANGELS AND WHISKEY. (more...)

Soho Rep. Extends Jackie Sibblies Drury's FAIRVIEW
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2018

In response to popular demand, Soho Rep. (Sarah Benson, Artistic Director; Cynthia Flowers, Executive Director) extends the world premiere of Jackie Sibblies Drury's Fairview, directed by Sarah Benson, through July 22. In Fairview, the Frasier family (MaYaa Boateng, Charles Browning, Roslyn Ruff, and Heather Alicia Simms) is gearing up for Grandma's birthday, and Beverly needs this dinner to be perfect. But the silverware's wrong, the radio's on the fritz, her sister Jasmine is drinking, her husband Dayton isn't helping, her daughter Keisha is a typical teenager, and her brother Tyrone might not show up at all! (more...)

Donmar Warehouse Announces Full Casting For MEASURE FOR MEASURE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2018

The Donmar announces full casting for Artistic Director Josie Rourke's production of Measure for Measure by William Shakespeare. Joining the previously announced Hayley Atwell and Jack Lowden are Ben Allen, Matt Bardock, Nicholas Burns, Jackie Clune, Rachel Denning, Molly Harris, Adam McNamara, Raad Rawi, Sule Rimi, Anwar Russell and Helena Wilson. (more...)

SKIN Opens Off-Broadway Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2019

The award-winning Broken Box Mime Theater's (BKBX) Off-Broadway production of SKIN, a collection of new collaborative pieces created by the company's resident ensemble,opens Thursday, January 24th at the Jeffrey and Paula Gural Theatre at the A.R.T./New York Theatres (502 West 53rd Street at 10th Avenue). (more...)

ShawChicago Theater Company Presents THE ARMS AND THE MAN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2019

ShawChicago Theater Company presents George Bernard Shaw's ARMS AND THE MAN from February 2, 2019 through February 25, 2019 at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60610. (more...)

SKIN Begins Previews Tomorrow, 1/17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2019

Previews begin Friday, January 18th for the award-winning Broken Box Mime Theater's (BKBX) Off-Broadway production of SKIN, a collection of new collaborative pieces created by the company's resident ensemble, at the Jeffrey and Paula Gural Theatre at the A.R.T./New York Theatres (more...)

Photo Flash: Get A First Look At Shakespeare Theatre Company's RICHARD THE THIRD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019

After his hit production of King Charles III, David Muse returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company to direct Shakespeare's Richard the Third, a mesmerizing chronicle of the megalomaniac's rampage to the throne. The production will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from February 5-March 10, 2019. (more...)

Full Cast And Creative Team Announced For JUNK At Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the full company for Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and author Ayad Akhtar's (Arena's Disgraced) timely tale Junk. Inspired by the real junk bond giants of the 1980s, Akhtar explores how the riveting, hostile takeover of a family-owned manufacturing company paved the way to expose the rise of greed, power, race and wealth that led to reshaping the rules of Wall Street and the world. Directed by Jackie Maxwell, Junk runs April 5 - May 5, 2019 in the Fichandler Stage. (more...)

Photo Flash: Go Inside Rehearsals of Shakespeare Theatre Company's RICHARD THE THIRD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019

After his hit production of King Charles III, David Muse returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company to direct Shakespeare's Richard the Third, a mesmerizing chronicle of the megalomaniac's rampage to the throne. The production will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from February 5-March 10, 2019. (more...)

Photo Flash: Go Inside Rehearsals of Shakespeare Theatre Company's RICHARD THE THIRD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019

After his hit production of King Charles III, David Muse returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company to direct Shakespeare's Richard the Third, a mesmerizing chronicle of the megalomaniac's rampage to the throne. The production will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from February 5-March 10, 2019. (more...)

Broken Box Theater Presents SKIN
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2018

The award-winning Broken Box Mime Theater (BKBX) is pleased to announce their Off-Broadway production of SKIN, a collection of new collaborative pieces created by the company's resident ensemble, which begins previews Friday, January 18, 2019 and opens Thursday, January 24th, 2019 at the Jeffrey and Paula Gural Theatre at the A.R.T./New York Theatres (502 West 53rd Street at 10th Avenue). Set to original music, this new young company takes throwback French pantomime and reimagines it through the lense of contemporary American theatre (more...)

Tony-Winning Actor Philip Bosco Passes Away at 88
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2018

According to the New York Times, Tony winner Philip Bosco passed away yesterday, December 3, 2018, in his New Jersey home from complications of dementia. He was 88 years old. (more...)

SENSE & SENSIBILITY To Open At The Armory
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2018

Portland Center Stage at The Armory brings Kate Hamill's hit adaptation of Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility to Portland in a vivacious production originally created by renowned New York theater company Bedlam. Hamill's fresh take on female-centered classics made her one of the most-produced playwrights across the country for the past two season. (more...)

Cast Announced for STC's RICHARD THE THIRD
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2018

After his hit production of King Charles III, David Muse returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company to direct Shakespeare's Richard the Third, a mesmerizing chronicle of the megalomaniac's rampage to the throne. The production will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from February 5-March 10, 2019. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre Company Announces Casting for THE COMEDY OF ERRORS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

In honor of Artistic Director Michael Kahn's final season with the Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC), the opening show of the 2018-2019 Season, William Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors, will feature beloved performers, many of whom have been with the Company since the very beginning. (more...)

A LIFE To Open At The Armory This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2018

Adam Bock's A Life, commissioned by Portland Center Stage at The Armory, will receive its West Coast debut at The Armory following the success of the play's world premiere in New York. (more...)

A LIFE To Open At Portland Center Stage This October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

Adam Bock's A Life, commissioned by Portland Center Stage at The Armory, will receive its West Coast debut at The Armory following the success of the play's world premiere in New York. A Life begins preview performances on September 29, opens on October 5, and runs through November 11 in the Ellyn Bye Studio. Associate Artistic Director Rose Riordan, who has frequently partnered with Bock, will direct. Nat DeWolf (Broadway: Take Me Out) will make his company debut as the astrology-loving and hopelessly single Nate Martin. DeWolf is joined by Cycerli Ash, also making her debut at The Armory, as well as returning artists Dana Green (Major Barbara and many others) and Gary Norman (Our Town). (more...)

BWW Review: Portland Center Stage's MAJOR BARBARA is Pretty, but Dusty
by Krista Garver - Apr 30, 2018

Major Barbara tackles the age-old question of how best to help someone: Do you give them a fish or a job fishing? It's an interesting play to be putting on right now, but I think the material -- and the audience -- would have benefitted from a slightly less dusty, even if that meant less opulent, production. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at NOT TALKING at Arcola Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2018

Artistic Director of Defibrillator James Hillier directs David Horovitch (James), Gemma Lawrence (Amanda), Kika Markham (Lucy) and Lawrence Walker (Mark) in Not Talking. The production opens at the Arcola Theatre on 1 May, with previews from the 25 April, and runs until 2 June. (more...)

Donmar Warehouse Announces 2018 Programme
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2018

Artistic Director Josie Rourke said, "I'm delighted to announce two new productions at the Donmar, joining the previously announced THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE, for my penultimate season, with all three directed by women. (more...)

The Old Globe Announces Cast and Creative of A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018

The Old Globe's 2017-2018 Season continues with today's announcement of the complete cast and creative team for the Southern California debut of A Thousand Splendid Suns, Ursula Rani Sarma's sweeping and deeply moving theatrical production based on the best-selling book by Khaled Hosseini (The Kite Runner). (more...)

BWW Interview: Tracy-Ann Oberman Talks PRESENT LAUGHTER
by Rona Kelly - Apr 20, 2018

Chichester Festival Theatre is a place of firsts for Tracy-Ann Oberman. Last year, she performed in The Fiddler on the Roof, her first professional musical. This Spring, she returns to CFT once again for her first Noel Coward play, Present Laughter. With tech week coming up, Tracy-Ann spoke to us about why she wanted to take on Coward, what else is on her wish list, and what audiences can expect from Present Laughter.  (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 4/20/2018
by BWW - Apr 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/20/2018 for Portland (more...)

Full Cast Announced for MTC's World Premiere of DAN CODY'S YACHT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) are pleased to announce full casting for Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of Dan Cody's Yacht, a new play written by Anthony Giardina and directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes. Rehearsals for the production begin tomorrow, Tuesday, April 17. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with NOT TALKING at the Arcola Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2018

Defibrillator and Arcola Theatre, today announces cast for world stage premiere of Mike Bartlett's, Not Talking. Artistic Director of Defibrillator James Hillier directs David Horovitch (James), Gemma Lawrence (Amanda), Kika Markham (Lucy) and Lawrence Walker (Mark). The production opens at the Arcola Theatre on 1 May, with previews from the 25 April, and runs until 2 June. (more...)

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