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FLOYD COLLINS, MAN OF LA MANCHA and More Set for ABET's Season 26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Atlantic Beach Experimental Theatre (ABET) has announced its lineup for Season 26! (more...)

Michelle Marie Trester and Eric Hellmers Lead Cast of SAME TIME NEXT YEAR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2017

Oceanside Theatre Company (OTC) announces casting for Same Time Next Year, by Bernard Slade, the first show in their 2017/2018 Season. Their four show season starts in October of 2017 and runs through May of 2018. They perform at the Brooks Theatre in Oceanside. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 9/20/2017
by BWW - Sep 20, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/20/2017 for Los Angeles (more...)

BWW Interview: Rob Lufty Talks About Directing THE EFFECT OF GAMMA RAYS ON MAN-IN-THE-MOON MARIGOLDS
by E.H. Reiter - Sep 2, 2017

Rob Lufty, Associate Artistic Director of the Cygnet Theatre talks about his newest play THE EFFECT OF GAMMA RAYS ON MAN-IN-THE-MOON MARIGOLDS, currently playing at the Cygnet Theatre through September 24th. (more...)

ABET Presents THE EFFECT OF GAMMA RAYS ON MAN-IN-THE-MOON MARIGOLDS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2017

One of Off-Broadway's greatest successes, this powerful and moving study of a widow and her two young daughters has been hailed as one of the most significant and affecting plays of our time. (more...)

BWW Review: THE SECRET GARDEN Mesmerizes Houston Audiences as Theatre Under The Stars' 49th Season Opener
by Audrey Morabito - Oct 16, 2017

Opening their 49th Season with the enchanting storybook tale THE SECRET GARDEN, Theatre Under the Stars has welcomed Dan Knechtges as Artistic Director to take over the season that predecessor Sheldon Epps put in place. The musical, directed and choreographed by 5th Avenue Theatre's Artistic Director David Armstrong is based on Frances Hodgson Burnett's fairytale classic and a book by Marsha Norman, infused with music by Lucy Simon. As part of a pre-Broadway co-production, this Tony Award winning musical will be undergoing refinements made by Armstrong and his creative team. (more...)

Exclusive Interview: Director David Armstrong Talks Revising, New Songs, and Broadway Plans for TUTS' THE SECRET GARDEN
by Alan Henry - Oct 13, 2017

BroadwayWorld had a chance to speak to David Armstrong, the director of THE SECRET GARDEN, currently on stage at Theatre Under The Stars in Houston! (more...)

THE MAN IN THE MOON Debuts In Melbourne
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

Following a rather unremarkable work BBQ, The Man and The Moon is a creation of three leading Perth theatre makers telling a story of self discovery that sees our hero fall for the gravitational and romantic pull of the big cheese in the sky. Waking up to realise life has lost its twinkle, St John Cowcher takes the audience on a lunar tide (that just happens to house a sultry New York jazz band) on a journey through all reasons why life has lost its twinkle. (more...)

Quantum Dragon Theatre Presents World Premiere of AGELESS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2017

Quantum Dragon Theatre, the San Francisco Bay Area's premiere science-fiction/fantasy theatre company, begins its second season with a world-premiere of Bay-Area playwright Bridgette Dutta Portman's near-future, speculative-fiction play Ageless, or the Revolt of the Flesh. This limited-run production, directed by Katja Rivera, will open at the Phoenix Theatre- located at 414 Mason Street, San Francisco- on Friday, December 1st at 8pm. (more...)

Lightning Rod Theatre Presents World Premiere of THIS SIDE OF SWEETWATER
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2017

Lightning Rod Theater is proud to present the World Premiere of This Side of Sweetwater opening June 10th at the Asylum at McCadden Place Theatre (1157 N. McCadden Place, Los Angeles, CA 90038) on Saturday, June 3, 7 p.m. (preview), Saturday, June 10, 9 p.m. (opening), Sunday, June 11, 4 p.m., Friday, June 16, 11:30 p.m., Friday, June 23, 10:30 p.m., Saturday, June 24, 7 p.m. Tickets are $12 (more...)

Musical Comedy BASTARD JONES Sets Off-Broadway Opening Date
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

nancy manocherian's the cell (Artisitic Director, Kira Simring) will present the Off Broadway Premiere of BASTARD JONES, a rock musical comedy based on Henry Fielding's bawdy 18th century novel, The History of Tom Jones. (more...)

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for May 15, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 15, 2017

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI! It's Monday, May 15, 2017, which begs the question: What's on your theatrical agenda this week? There's plenty to see and do, so we simply won't allow any excuses: Get thee to a darkened auditorium, settle into your seats and allow yourself to be transported and, in the process, transformed - all thanks to the magic of live theater! (more...)

Postcards Festival Returns to Jacksons Lane
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Postcards is back and bigger than ever! This three-week festival of circus, cabaret and extraordinary performance at Jacksons Lane, North London's creative space, offers twists, turns and just a touch of blasphemy. (more...)

VIDEO: Reese Witherspoon Violated An 'Oprah Rule'
by Stage Tube - Mar 8, 2018

'A Wrinkle in Time' star Reese Witherspoon appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night, March 7. Apparently she didn't get the memo about Oprah's top taboo. Watch the clip below! (more...)

Leigh Fondakowski's BP Oil Spill Play Set for EST This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST), in association with The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, has announced SPILL, written and directed by Leigh Fondakowski (The Laramie Project, The People's Temple). (more...)

The Laughter Goes On And On In NOISES OFF At Walnut Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2018

Walnut Street Theatre continues its landmark 209th season with Michael Frayn's classic backstage comedy, NOISES OFF. Directed by Frank Anzalone, this production begins previews on March 13th, opens on March 21st, and runs through April 29th on the Walnut's Mainstage. (more...)

Albert Jones to Lead RED VELVET at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team of Red Velvet by Lolita Chakrabarti. (more...)

Hulu Releases New List of Titles Coming This April!
by TV News Desk - Mar 16, 2018

Hulu has released a plethora of titles coming to the streaming giant this April! Hulu is the only pay-TV service to offer live and on demand channels, original series and films, and a library of premium streaming TV shows and movies, all in one place. This includes content from the four major broadcast networks, ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC, with local live broadcast affiliate programming immediately available in many markets, with more to follow; the biggest live sporting events from top pro and college leagues on channels including CBS Sports, ESPN, FOX Sports, NBC Sports and TNT, as well as regional sports networks available in many markets; top news channels CNN, CNBC, FOXNews, FOX Business and MSNBC; popular lifestyle programming from Bravo, E!, Food Network, HGTV and Travel Channel; and fan favorites like A&E, Cartoon Network/Adult Swim, Disney Channel, Freeform, FX, HISTORY, Lifetime, National Geographic, TBS, USA Network, Viceland and more. (more...)

Award-Winning Retro Productions Presents AND MISS REARDON DRINKS A LITTLE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Award-winning Retro Productions, under the Artistic Direction of Heather E. Cunningham, will present the critically acclaimed play, And Miss Reardon Drinks A Little. The production runs May 5th through May 20th at the Gene Frankel Theatre. Shay Gines, a Founding Executive Director of the New York Innovative Theatre Awards, directs. This is the 50th anniversary of And Miss Reardon Drinks A Little. The play was originally produced in Los Angles in 1967, and in 1971 the comedy opened on Broadway at the Morosco Theatre. (more...)

Barbour Playwright Award Hosts Rading of STRADDLING THE EDGE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2018

The Barbour Playwrights Award continues on Wednesday, March 21 at 7pm with a reading of Sandra A. Daley-Sharif's Straddling the Edge. Too many losses and not enough 'hellos' launch Sophia on a kaleidoscopic dreamscape quest for her identity as wife, mother, and Caribbean daughter. Can she maintain her balancing act to find firm ground? Or will the search itself send her over the edge? (more...)

Photo Flash: New Pre-Production Rehearsal Photos of the cast of THE GEEZE & ME!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

What if there was a musical - simultaneously serious and hilarious, that explores the wild ride of life's later years, addressing the good, the bad and the ugly of aging? Rag Lady Productions is thrilled to announce the World Premiere of THE GEEZE AND ME, a new MUSICAL featuring a troupe of baby boomers who sing, dance, and hobble their way through issues of retirement, leakage, and more. At THE TENTH Avenue Arts Center downtown San Diego, March 31st through April 29th.  (more...)

NATIVE GARDENS to Tour to 4 Community Partner Venues
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

???????The Globe is happy to announce that the Globe for All Tour will continue to bring shows to the community in 2018, with support provided by Theatre Forward's Advancing Strong Theatre grant program. Following the Globe engagement of Karen Zacarias's hilarious comedy directed by Edward Torres, Native Gardens will travel June 28 through July 1 to four of our community partner venues for free performances in South Bay, Lemon Grove, Otay Mesa, and Oceanside. Developed in the 2017 Powers New Voices Festival, it runs through June 24 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center, and then hits the road! (more...)

Musical Comedy BASTARD JONES Opens Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Nancy Manocherian's the cell presents the Off-Broadway Premiere of BASTARD JONES, a rock musical comedy based on Henry Fielding's bawdy 18th-century novel, The History of Tom Jones. With book, lyrics, & direction by Marc Acito (Broadway's Allegiance) and music & lyrics by Amy Engelhardt (Grammy nominees The Bobs), performances began June 14 at the cell. The opening is slated for tonight, June 22. (more...)

BASTARD JONES Raises $10K 'Birthday Gift' for Cyndi Lauper's True Colors Fund
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

BASTARD JONES, a rock musical comedy opening tonight June 22nd at nancy manocherian's the cell (Artistic Director, Kira Simring), has raised $10,000 for Cyndi Lauper's True Colors Fund, dedicated to ending homelessness of LGBTQ youth. (more...)

Bridge Street Theatre presents THE EFFECT OF GAMMA RAYS ON THE MAN IN THE MOON MARIGOLDS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

A mother's bitterness colors the lives of her two high school-aged daughters in Paul Zindel's 1971 Pulitzer Prize-winning 'The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds', coming to Catskill's Bridge Street Theatre for eight performances July 6-16. Called 'the most compelling work of its kind since Tennessee Williams' 'The Glass Menagerie', this poignant and lyrical drama will be performed by a cast of five brilliant female actors, led by Bridge Street favorite Roxanne Fay ('Home Fires Burning', 'Dream Child', 'Upon This Rock') in the role of Beatrice Hunsdorfer. (more...)

Photo Flash: Bridge Street Theatre presents THE EFFECT OF GAMMA RAYS ON MAN-IN-THE-MOON MARIGOLDS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

A mother's bitterness colors the lives of her two high school-aged daughters in Paul Zindel's 1971 Pulitzer Prize-winning "The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds", coming to Catskill's Bridge Street Theatre for eight performances July 6-16. Called "the most compelling work of its kind since Tennessee Williams' 'The Glass Menagerie'", this poignant and lyrical drama will be performed by a cast of five brilliant female actors, led by Bridge Street favorite Roxanne Fay ("Home Fires Burning", "Dream Child", "Upon This Rock") in the role of Beatrice Hunsdorfer. (more...)

Provincetown Dramatic Arts 2016 Hit Production of Eugene O'Neill's ANNA CHRISTIE Returns to the Wharf House
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

???????Eugene O'Neill's celebrated Pulitzer Prize winning drama and hit of the 2016 season, is returning to the Wharf House at the Provincetown Marina for 2017. The Provincetown Dramatic Arts production of Anna Christie was selected as one of the Best Plays of 2016 and Sarah MacDonnell was honored as one of the best female performances in her role of Anna (by the Cape Cod Times). The play opens on July 13 and runs Thursday - Sunday until July 30. Margaret Van Sant, Artistic Director of the Provincetown Dramatic Arts, directs. (more...)

Bridge Street Theatre presents THE EFFECT OF GAMMA RAYS ON THE MAN IN THE MOON MARIGOLDS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

A mother's bitterness colors the lives of her two high school-aged daughters in Paul Zindel's 1971 Pulitzer Prize-winning 'The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds', coming to Catskill's Bridge Street Theatre for eight performances July 6-16. Called 'the most compelling work of its kind since Tennessee Williams' 'The Glass Menagerie', this poignant and lyrical drama will be performed by a cast of five brilliant female actors, led by Bridge Street favorite Roxanne Fay ('Home Fires Burning', 'Dream Child', 'Upon This Rock') in the role of Beatrice Hunsdorfer. (more...)

Light Of The Moon Publishing Releases Hardback Version of G.W. Mullins 'Walking With Spirits Vol. 5 Native American Myths, Legends, And Folklore'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

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Cygnet presents THE EFFECT OF GAMMA RAYS ON MAN-IN-THE-MOON-MARIGOLDS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds was the brainchild of a public school science teacher turned playwright, Paul Zindel. The work won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, the New York Drama Critics Circle Award, and the Obie Award for best American play. Generations of audiences are familiar with the film version from 1972, which was directed by Paul Newman and starred his wife, Joanne Woodward and their daughter, Nell Potts. Cygnet's production is directed by Rob Lutfy and runs August 30th through September 24th. (more...)

FLOYD COLLINS, MAN OF LA MANCHA and More Set for ABET's Season 26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Atlantic Beach Experimental Theatre (ABET) has announced its lineup for Season 26! (more...)

Reese Witherspoon to Star in Her First Unscripted Series SHINE ON WITH REESE On Video-On-Demand with AT&T
by TV News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

According to Deadline, Reese Witherspoon's female-focused Hello Sunshine shingle is about to put the Oscar winner's inaugural unscripted series on a video-on-demand channel with AT&T. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Ethiopian Dreams
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 10, 2017

BWW speaks to Circus Abyssinia about their 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show Ethiopian Dreams. (more...)

FREAKY FRIDAY, SUMMER & More Earn San Diego Craig Noel Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2018

The San Diego Theatre Critics Circle has announced the nominations for its 16th annual Craig Noel Awards for Theatrical Excellence, which will be presented in a ceremony on Feb. 12, 2018, at the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation in San Diego. (more...)

Musical Comedy BASTARD JONES Sets Off-Broadway Opening Date
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2018

Nancy Manocherian's the cell (Artistic Director, Kira Simring) will present the Off Broadway Premiere of BASTARD JONES, a rock musical comedy based on Henry Fielding's bawdy 18th century novel, The History of Tom Jones. With book, lyrics, & direction by Marc Acito (Broadway's Allegiance) and music & lyrics by Amy Engelhardt (Grammy nominees The Bobs), performances begin June 14 at the cell. Opening is slated for Thursday, June 22. (more...)

Five Play Season Announced for Catskill's Bridge Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Catskill's Bridge Street Theatre is delighted to announce its 2017 line-up of plays - five magnificent, warmly human stories for audiences to savor between March and November. Scheduled for BST's second Mainstage Subscription Season are: (more...)

Photo Flash: Puppets Spark the Imagination in JACK AND THE BEANSTALK at Dallas Children's Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

With great music and unexpected humor, Kathy Burks Theatre of Puppetry Arts (KBTPA) brings to life JACK AND THE BEANSTALK. This age-old fairy tale of a young hero's extraordinary climb up a magical beanstalk seeking great fortune will be told through the troupe's unique style of puppetry. Kathy Burks Theatre of Puppetry Arts' JACK AND THE BEANSTALK opens March 3, 2016 at the Rosewood Center for Family Arts home of Dallas Children's Theater. (more...)

Bridge Street Theatre Opens Its 2018 Season With FRANKIE AND JOHNNY IN THE CLAIR DE LUNE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2018

???????What begins as a one-night-stand turns into a tug of war between a short-order cook who sees a lifetime of love and adventure ahead and a waitress who's been burned too many times in the past and is terrified of being hurt again in Terrence McNally's contemporary American classic "Frankie & Johnny in the Clair de Lune", being presented by Catskill's Bridge Street Theatre for eight performances only, Thursdays through Sundays March 29-April 8, 2017. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 2/20/2018
by BWW - Feb 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/20/2018 for Los Angeles (more...)

Quantum Dragon Theatre Presents World Premiere of AGELESS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2017

Quantum Dragon Theatre, the San Francisco Bay Area's premiere science-fiction/fantasy theatre company, begins its second season with a world-premiere of Bay-Area playwright Bridgette Dutta Portman's near-future, speculative-fiction play Ageless, or the Revolt of the Flesh. This limited-run production, directed by Katja Rivera, will open at the Phoenix Theatre- located at 414 Mason Street, San Francisco- on Friday, December 1st at 8pm. (more...)

Diversionary Theatre presents IN THE VA VA VOOM ROOM
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017

He's back! Award-winning choreographer Michael Mizerany returns to Diversionary Theatre with the next installment of IN THE VA VA VOOM ROOM. This year promises to be just as popular, and due to limited performances tickets are expected to sell out quickly. (more...)


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Quantum Dragon Theatre Presents World Premiere of AGELESS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

Quantum Dragon Theatre, the San Francisco Bay Area's premiere science-fiction/fantasy theatre company, begins its second season with a world-premiere of Bay-Area playwright Bridgette Dutta Portman's near-future, speculative-fiction play Ageless, or the Revolt of the Flesh. This limited-run production, directed by Katja Rivera, will open at the Phoenix Theatre- located at 414 Mason Street, San Francisco- today, December 1st at 8pm. (more...)

BWW Interview: DeAnna Driscoll talks about the 'THE MAN IN THE MOON...' at Cygnet Theatre
by E.H. Reiter - Aug 31, 2017

DeAnna Driscoll talks about what it's like being a mother like Beatrice in THE EFFECT OF GAMMA RAYS ON MAN-IN-THE-MOON MARIGOLDS at the Cygnet Theatre. (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 20
by Audition Roundup - Aug 20, 2017

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, August 20, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)

BWW Review: ALICE'S ADVENTURES UNDERGROUND, The Vaults
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Apr 26, 2017

Following the sell-out run in 2015 at The Vaults deep under Waterloo Station, Les Enfants Terribles' and ebp bring their Olivier award nominated Alice's Adventures Underground back to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll's beloved book. Less like a gentle retelling of the story and more like experiencing falling down the rabbit hole yourself, Alice's Adventures Underground is a more grown up way to immerse yourself in this fantastic story. (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, April 25: Remembering Bea Arthur
by Stage Tube - Apr 25, 2017

On this day in 2009, stage and Screen star Beatrice (Bea) Arthur passed away at age 86. (more...)

Breaking: Martyna Majok's COST OF LIVING Wins 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Drama!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

It was just announced by Pulitzer Prize Administrator Dana Canedy that Martyna Majok's COST OF LIVING has officially won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. (more...)

Breaking News: Lynn Nottage's SWEAT Wins 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

It was just announced by Pulitzer Prize administrator Mike Pride that Lynn Nottage's SWEAT has officially won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.  (more...)

Who Will Win the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama? Tune In to the Live Stream at 3pm!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Today's the day! The 2017 Pulitzer Prize Winners and Nominated Finalists will be announced in just minutes- April 10 at 3pm eastern daylight time via live-stream on pulitzer.org. (more...)

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