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BWW's On This Day - September 30, 2017
by - Sep 30, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 30 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Photo Flash: Kathie Lee Gifford Visits York Theatre Company's DESPERATE MEASURES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

The cast of the York Theatre Company production of the knee slappin' new musical Desperate Measures, with a nod to Shakespeare's Measure for Measure, with book and lyrics by Peter Kellogg (Anna Karenina) and music by David Friedman (Scandalous), presented in association with Cecilia Lin and Hu Guo, welcomed Kathie Lee Gifford onstage following the matinee performance yesterday. BroadwayWorld has photos of her with the cast below! (more...)

Nina Sosanya to Join Suranne Jones And Jason Watkins in New Production of Award-Winning Play FROZEN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

Nina Sosanya (W1A, Last Tango in Halifax) has today been announced as playing the role of Agnetha in Bryony Lavery's Award-Winning play, Frozen. (more...)

Casting Announced For QUAINT HONOUR at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

Presented for the first time since its world premiere in 1958 and celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the Sexual Offences Act of 1967 which decriminalised homosexuality in the UK, Quaint Honour by Roger Gellert runs at the Finborough Theatre, playing Sunday and Monday evening and Tuesday matinees from Sunday, 29 October 2017. (more...)

The Brass Tacks Ensemble presents MEASURE FOR MEASURE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

The Brass Tacks Ensemble (Artistic Director James Ingagiola and Executive Director Isaac Ellis) is excited to present the third and final Shakespeare production of their 2017 season, Measure for Measure, running November 3 19 at the CCC. (more...)

Aisha Jawando, Tony Whittle, Kat B, and More to Star in Hackney Empire's CINDERELLA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2017

Hackney Empire today announces casting for its highly anticipated 2017 Christmas pantomime, Cinderella, having last been staged at the venue in 2011. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief September 26th, 2017: THE TREASURER Opens, FOX Announces Air Date for RENT, and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Sep 26, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: THE TREASURER opens, RENT: Live announces air date, and more! (more...)

Naked Shakespeare Begins its Season with SHAPESHIFTERS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

Naked Shakespeare, Acorn Productions' performance series dedicated to presenting the works of the Bard in accessible ways for contemporary audiences, begins a new season of First Friday performances in The Ballroom at Mechanics Hall with ShapeShifters. (more...)


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Military Veteran Artists to Present Readings Before OUTSIDE PADUCAH: THE WARS AT HOME at the wild project
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

Military veteran artists will present special readings of poetry, flash fiction and more before each performance of OUTSIDE PADUCAH: THE WARS AT HOME, written and performed by J. A. Moad II, running at the wild project from September 26 - October 15, for the first annual VETERANS VOICES 2017, a groundbreaking initiative celebrating the creative work of our military veterans. (more...)

Heather Christian presents ANIMAL WISDOM, 10/11 - 11/4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

The Bushwick Starr is thrilled to collaborate with West Yorkshire Playhouse in presenting the world premiere of Animal Wisdom, a new music-theater piece by Obie Award-winning composer and performer Heather Christian (The TEAM's Mission Drift & The World is Round, BAM), in collaboration with acclaimed artist/performer Andrew Schneider (YOUARENOWHERE- 2015 OBIE award, 2016 Drama Desk nom.), director Mark Rosenblatt (Associate Artist, West Yorkshire Playhouse), and her genre-defying group, the Arbornauts. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at ERS's MEASURE FOR MEASURE at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Elevator Repair Service's Measure for Measure, created by Elevator Repair Service and directed by John Collins, began previews on Sunday, September 17 and runs through Sunday, November 12, with an official press opening on Tuesday, October 10 at The Public Theater. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: York Theatre Company's DESPERATE MEASURES Welcomes Celebrity Guests Dr. Ruth Westheimer and Lucie Arnaz
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2017

The cast of the York Theatre Company production of the knee slappin' new musical Desperate Measures, with a nod to Shakespeare's Measure for Measure, with book and lyrics by Peter Kellogg (Anna Karenina) and music by David Friedman (Scandalous), presented in association with Cecilia Lin and Hu Guo, welcomed celebrity guests Dr. Ruth Westheimer and Lucie Arnaz onstage following a recent performance. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 9/23/2017
by - Sep 23, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 9/23/2017. (more...)

Photo Coverage: MEASURE FOR MEASURE Celebrates Opening Night at the Public Theater
by Jennifer Broski - Oct 9, 2017

Elevator Repair Service's Measure for Measure, created by Elevator Repair Service and directed by John Collins, began previews on Sunday, September 17 and runs through Sunday, November 12 at The Public Theater. BroadwayWorld is taking you inside opening night below! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 8, 2017
by - Oct 8, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 8 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 7, 2017
by - Oct 7, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 7 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 10/7/2017
by - Oct 7, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 10/7/2017. (more...)

Edward Watts to Go Green in 'THE GRINCH' at The Old Globe; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the Globe's 20th annual production of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas!* The holiday musical will run November 4 - December 24 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 6, 2017
by - Oct 6, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 6 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

PlayMakers Repertory Company Present SENSE AND SENSIBILITY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

PlayMakers Repertory Company proudly presents Sense and Sensibility by Kate Hamill (based on the classic Jane Austen novel). The production is directed by Taibi Magar, in her PlayMakers directorial debut. (more...)

Complicité Theatre Company Announces 2018 Programme
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Complicite today announces programming for 2018 in January the company will stage a reimagined version of A Pacifist's Guide to the War on Cancer, its collaboration with performance artist Bryony Kimmings. Kimmings will lead the company in this reworked production performing across the UK before a tour to Australia. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 5, 2017
by - Oct 5, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 5 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

MOJADA: A MEDEA IN LOS ANGELES Comes to the Armory
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival production of Luis Alfaro's Mojada: A Medea in Los Angeles comes to The Armory after a triumphant six-month run in Ashland. Directed by Juliette Carrillo, this powerful adaptation of Euripides' Medea set in modern-day Los Angeles features the same cast as the Oregon Shakespeare Festival run: Sabina Zuniga Varela as Medea, Lakin Valdez as Jason , VIVIS as Tita, Nancy Rodriguez as Josefina, Vilma Silva as Armida, and Jahnangel Jimenez as Acan. New to the company is Ken Yoshikawa as Soldier. (more...)

PREFORMANCES WITH ALLISON CHARNEY to Feature Joel Fan, Julia Zilberquit, and More at Kaufman Music Center Debut
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017

Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center's famed acoustics will be put to the test when PREformances with Allison Charney fills the celebrated New York City concert hall with the sound of music on October 16 at 1PM. (more...)

The Public Theater's Free MOBILE UNIT Tour to Return This Fall with THE WINTER'S TALE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017

Continuing its commitment to bringing free Shakespeare to the community and strengthening audience engagement with the arts, The Public Theater will mount its MOBILE UNIT again this fall with a free three-week tour to the five boroughs of Shakespeare's THE WINTER'S TALE, directed by Lee Sunday Evans. (more...)

Adrian Blake Enscoe and Sydney Shepherd to Star in New Musical BILLY AND THE KILLERS at HERE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017

Actor, novelist and award-winning playwright Jim Shankman, who recently debuted his newest play, Heartless Bastard, as part of the SubletSeries@HERE, has announced that his new musical, Billy and the Killers, will make its world premiere this November at HERE! Arts Center (located at 145 Sixth Avenue, New York, NY). (more...)

Groundling Theatre Company Returns To The Stage With LEAR; Tickets on Sale Now
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017

Graham Abbey, Groundling Theatre Company's founder and artistic director, today announced the theatre company's next production is William Shakespeare's LEAR, starring Seana McKenna in the title role. (more...)

Yeehaw! DESPERATE MEASURES Adds Two Weeks at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017

Due to popular demand, The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, in association with Cecilia Lin and Hu Guo, has announced a two-week extension of the New York premiere of the musical Desperate Measures, with book and lyrics by Peter Kellogg (Anna Karenina) and music by David Friedman (Scandalous). (more...)

Cast Complete for West End Transfer of John McCrea-Led EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

Full casting has been announced for the West End transfer of Everybody's Talking About Jamie, directed by Jonathan Butterell and written by Dan Gillespie Sells and Tom MacRae, which will play a limited season at the Apollo Theatre from Monday 6 November following a critically acclaimed run at Sheffield Crucible. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 3, 2017
by - Oct 3, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 3 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

TN Shakespeare Company Launches Free Shout-Out Series in Shelby County
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2017

Tennessee Shakespeare Company officially launches its tenth anniversary season this week when it brings Romeo and Juliet to the historic outdoor train depot and platform in Collierville Town Square on Saturday, October 7 at 4:00 pm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: York Theatre Company's DESPERATE MEASURES Takes Opening Night Bows
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 2, 2017

The York Theatre Company production of Desperate Measures, the knee-slappin' new musical with a nod to Shakespeare's Measure for Measure, with book and lyrics by Peter Kellogg (Anna Karenina) and music by David Friedman (Scandalous), presented in association with Cecilia Lin and Hu Guo, is now in performance through Sunday, October 15, 2017 at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (619 Lexington Avenue, entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). (more...)

Photo Coverage: York Theatre Company Celebrates Opening Night of DESPERATE MEASURES
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 2, 2017

The York Theatre Company production of Desperate Measures, the knee-slappin' new musical with a nod to Shakespeare's Measure for Measure, with book and lyrics by Peter Kellogg (Anna Karenina) and music by David Friedman (Scandalous), presented in association with Cecilia Lin and Hu Guo, is now in performance through Sunday, October 15, 2017 at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (619 Lexington Avenue, entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). (more...)

Kennedy Caughell, Nora Schell, Matt Rodin and More to Star in Concert of Fringe-Winning FAR FROM CANTERBURY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

The Green Room 42 presents FAR FROM CANTERBURY: In Concert on Tuesday, October 24, 2017, at 8:00 pm. Winner of 'Outstanding Overall Musical' at the 2015 New York Fringe Festival, FAR FROM CANTERBURY tells a reimagined version of 'The Wife of Bath's Tale' from Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales, and features book, music and lyrics by Danny K Bernstein (2017 Jonathan Larson Award Finalist), direction by Charlie Johnson (Beatsville, CHARLIE! Anything But Basic), and music direction by Jeff Cox. (more...)

Kennedy Caughell, Nora Schell, Matt Rodin and More to Star in Concert of Fringe-Winning FAR FROM CANTERBURY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

The Green Room 42 presents FAR FROM CANTERBURY: In Concert on Tuesday, October 24, 2017, at 8:00 pm. Winner of 'Outstanding Overall Musical' at the 2015 New York Fringe Festival, FAR FROM CANTERBURY tells a reimagined version of 'The Wife of Bath's Tale' from Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales, and features book, music and lyrics by Danny K Bernstein (2017 Jonathan Larson Award Finalist), direction by Charlie Johnson (Beatsville, CHARLIE! Anything But Basic), and music direction by Jeff Cox. This new expanded story takes place once upon a time, in a land where fairy tales are considered current events, where we follow a shy young knight who dreams of one day having a fairy tale of his own. However, his world is shaken when he's suddenly accused of committing a violent crime against a princess from a neighboring kingdom. This concert presentation focuses on the first half of the story. (more...)

BWW Review: Concept Overwhelms Content in Elevator Repair Service's MEASURE FOR MEASURE
by Michael Dale - Oct 14, 2017

Regarded by The Public Theater's artistic director Oskar Eustice as a resident company of the Astor Place venue, Elevator Repair Service's niche has always been productions with a clear focus on words, such as their fully staged complete-text reading of F. Scott Fitzgerald's 'The Great Gatsby,' titled GATZ, or ARGUENDO, their legal vaudeville centered on documents pertaining to a Supreme Court case regarding strip clubs and the First Amendment. (more...)

Mel Giedroyc, Emeli Sande, Penelope Wilton & More to Read WINTER'S TALES at Print Room at the Coronet
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

Details of Print Room at the Coronet's Winter's Tales have today been revealed. A stellar line up of well-known names will read their favourite festive stories. During the first week of December, classic and contemporary tales will be brought to life for children and families in the beautiful and intimate setting of the Coronet. (more...)

Photo Flash: MOJADA: A MEDEA IN LOS ANGELES Brings New Light to Immigrant Experience
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival production of Luis Alfaro's Mojada: A Medea in Los Angeles comes to The Armory after a triumphant six-month run in Ashland. (more...)

Antic Face Announces UK Premiere of Jen Silverman's COLLECTIVE RAGE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Antic Face and Nik Holttum Productions today announce the UK premi re of award-winning American Playwright Jen Silverman's play Collective Rage: A Play in Five Betties. (more...)

Cast Complete for Fiasco's TWELFTH NIGHT at Classic Stage Company
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Doyle and Executive Producer Jeff Griffin, will present Fiasco Theater's TWELFTH NIGHT, by William Shakespeare, beginning performances Wednesday, November 29 at CSC (136 East 13th Street) for a limited engagement through Saturday, January 6. The official press opening is Thursday, December 14. (more...)

Sport For Jove Makes 2018 Theatre Season Announcement
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

Now in it's eighth successful year offering Sydney audiences an exciting, accessible and powerful voice, Sport for Jove Theatre's 2018 season is our freshest, most exciting season to date, featuring the world premiere of two brilliant, passionate new Australian works and an iconic American classic, new partnerships with regional theatres, and our annual Summer Season, two classic productions performed outdoors over the summer. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 10, 2017
by - Oct 10, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 10 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

The Future Is Now! Meet the Full Company of TIME AND THE CONWAYS, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Oct 10, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company presents the new Broadway production of J. B. Priestley's Time and the Conways, directed by Tony winner Rebecca Taichman (Indecent). The play returns to Broadway for the first time since its premiere in 1938 and opens officially tonight, October 10, 2017. This is a limited engagement through November 26, 2017 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street). Scroll down to learn more about the full company, plus check out the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

Pan Asian Rep to Stage New Play Readings with 'TWO FACES OF MODERN ASIA' Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre will present two new plays as part of the staged reading series Two Faces of Modern Asia: Fulfillment by Jeremy Tiang, directed by Mei Ann Teo (October 20, 2017) and UN by John Kim, directed by Flordelino Lagundino (October 27, 2017). (more...)

Independent Shakespeare Co Announces Limited Run of LETTERS FROM HOME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

Independent Shakespeare Co. (ISC), presenters of the Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival announce performances of interdisciplinary artist Kalean Ung's original solo work, LETTERS FROM HOME, directed by Marina McClure. LETTERS FROM HOME will play for four performances only: Friday, November 10 & 17, Saturday, November 11 & 18 at 7:30pm at Independent Studio in the Atwater Crossing Arts + Innovation Complex, 3191 Casitas Ave., #130 in Atwater Village. (more...)

Photo Flash: ARDEN/EVERYWHERE Puts Refugee Twist on AS YOU LIKE IT at BPAC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

New Feet Productions presents ARDEN/EVERYWHERE, co-presented with Baruch Performing Arts Center (BPAC). This adaptation of Shakespeare's As You Like It is conceived and directed by Jessica Bauman. Previews began October 8 at Baruch Performing Arts Center with press opening slated for Sunday, October 15. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW Morning Brief October 10th, 2017: TIME AND THE CONWAYS Opens and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Oct 10, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: TIME AND THE CONWAYS opens and more! (more...)

Heather Christian's ANIMAL WISDOM Opens This Weekend at The Bushwick Starr
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

The Bushwick Starr and West Yorkshire Playhouse present ANIMAL WISDOM, created by Heather Christian and directed by Mark Rosenblatt, featuring and made in collaboration with Sasha Brown, Heather Christian, Fred Epstein, Eric Farber and Maya Sharpe. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 1, 2017
by - Oct 1, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 1 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

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