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Casting Announced for Haven Theatre's FEAR AND MISERY OF THE THIRD REICH
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

Haven Theatre has announced casting for Bertolt Brecht's unsettling and unflinching drama FEAR AND MISERY OF THE THIRD REICH, translated by Eric Bentley and directed by Artistic Director Josh Sobel. (more...)

Oberon K.A. Adjepong, Segun Akande & More will Star in HOMECOMING QUEEN at Atlantic Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) has just announced casting for the world premiere production of The Homecoming Queen, written by Ngozi Anyanwu and directed by Awoye Timpo. (more...)

Obie-Winning YOU GOT OLDER to Make Chicago Debut at Steppenwolf This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents the Chicago premiere production of the Obie Award-winning play You Got Older, written by Clare Barron and directed by Jonathan Berry. (more...)

Cast Complete for Mary Kathryn Nagle's SOVEREIGNTY World Premiere at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

Mary Kathryn Nagle's daring new work Sovereignty makes its world premiere at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. (more...)

THE MAN IN ROOM 306 Begins Performances April 12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

THE MAN IN ROOM 306, Luna's critically acclaimed signature piece, honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. on the 50th anniversary of his assassination. April 12 through May 13th. (more...)

Matt Bogart, Christiane Noll, and More Lead Cast of SNOW CHILD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2018

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the full cast and creative team for the world-premiere musical Snow Child, based on Eowyn Ivey's Pulitzer Prize-nominated novel. Infused with a score that combines Alaskan string band-traditions with contemporary musical theater, Snow Child follows a couple rebuilding their lives in the Alaskan wilderness when they meet a magical and mysterious snow child who transforms them. (more...)

Photo Flash: Make Way! Clinton Greenspan Joins the National Tour of ALADDIN in the Title Role
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2018

Clinton Greenspan will star in the title role in the North American touring production of Disney's Aladdin starting on April 7 in Denver, where the hit Broadway musical will play a limited three-week engagement at The Buell Theatre through April 28.  Greenspan, who previously understudied the iconic role on tour, succeeds original Broadway and tour star Adam Jacobs, who will play his final performance as 'Aladdin' on March 31 in Los Angeles at The Hollywood Pantages Theatre.  (more...)

Tyrone Huntley and Sophie Stone Join The Watermill Ensemble For A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2018

The Watermill Ensemble will be joined by Tyrone Huntley in the role of Lysander and Sophie Stone as Hermia for A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM by William Shakespeare, directed by Artistic Director, Paul Hart. Also joining the Ensemble are Eva Feiler (Puck), Lillie Flynn (Helena) and Joey Hickman (Demetrius). Fusing actor-musicianship with one of Shakespeare's great comedies, the production runs at the theatre from Thursday 10 May to Saturday 16 June. (more...)

Disney's ALADDIN Welcomes New 'Aladdin' In Denver
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2018

Disney Theatrical Productions is pleased to announce that Clinton Greenspan will star in the title role in the North American touring production of Disney's Aladdin starting on April 7 in Denver, where the hit Broadway musical will play a limited three-week engagement at The Buell Theatre through April 28.  Greenspan, who previously understudied the iconic role on tour, succeeds original Broadway and tour star Adam Jacobs, who will play his final performance as 'Aladdin' on March 31 in Los Angeles at The Hollywood Pantages Theatre.  Tickets are on sale now at denvercenter.org. (more...)

CAROLINE OR CHANGE to Transfer to the West End
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2018

As reported last night, it's now official that Caroline, Or Change, the celebrated musical written by Tony Kushner, author of Angels in America, with a soaring score from Tony Award-winning Jeanine Tesori, will transfer into the West End's Playhouse Theatre from 20 November 2018 to 9 February 2019. (more...)

Playwright Tony Kushner to Talk WEST SIDE STORY Remake at Bard College
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 23, 2018

It has been reported that lauded playwright Tony Kushner will appear in conversation with theatre scholar Alisa Solomon at Bard College to chat about the legacy and influence of legendary composer Leonard Bernstein (more...)

UW School of Drama Presents ANGELS IN AMERICA PART II: PERESTROIKA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2018

This spring, UW Drama students will take on Tony Kushner's seminal, era-defining play about AIDS and homosexuality in 1980s America, Angels in America-at least, they'll take on half of it. (more...)

Rasaka And Vitalist's MERCHANT ON VENICE Opens 3/20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2018

MERCHANT ON VENICE explores empathy and grace, as well as blame and internalized and externalized religious bigotry, while mixing it up with the clash/mash of South Asian culture in Los Angeles. (more...)

It's Loverly! Meet the Cast of MY FAIR LADY- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Mar 15, 2018

Lincoln Center Theater's upcoming production of Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady is officially in previews! Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

BWW Interview: Cathy Owen Talks Cardboard Citizens' CATHY
by Nicole Ackman - Mar 12, 2018

Cathy Owen has done work across the UK, including Mother Courage and Her Children at the National Theatre of Wales. She returns to the title role of Cathy for its upcoming tour. (more...)

YOU GOT OLDER, A Quirky Dark Comedy By Clare Barron Begins 1/25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents the Chicago premiere production of the Obie Award-winning play You Got Older, written by Clare Barron and directed by Jonathan Berry. This bawdy, irreverent and touching play features four ensemble members Glenn Davis (Mac), Audrey Francis (Hannah), Francis Guinan (Dad) and Caroline Neff (Mae), along with Emjoy Gavino (Jenny), David Lind (Matthew) and Gabriel Ruiz (Cowboy). (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 7, 2018
by - Jan 7, 2018

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

Stephen Spinella Will Lead Berkeley Rep's ANGELS IN AMERICA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the full cast and creative team for Tony Kushner's Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes, Part One: Millennium Approaches and Part Two: Perestroika. (more...)

Casting Announced For Sherman Theatre's DUBLIN CAROL Directed By Matthew Xia
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

The cast for Conor McPherson's Dublin Carol at Sherman Theatre has been announced. The production, directed by exceptional British director Matthew Xia (Wish List, Royal Exchange Theatre & Royal Court), will run from 1 17 Feb at Sherman Theatre (Press Night 5 Feb 7pm). (more...)

Kathleen Turner to Make Cafe Carlyle Debut
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2018

Stage and screen icon Kathleen Turner makes her Cafe Carlyle debut with Finding My Voice, May 22-June 2. In Finding My Voice, Turner lends her trademark husky voice to classic songs from the Great American Songbook and shares personal anecdotes and stories from her celebrated career. (more...)

Lincoln Center Theater Announces Full Casting For MY FAIR LADY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2018

Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Andre Bishop) has announced complete casting for its upcoming production of Lerner & Loewe's MY FAIR LADY. As previously reported, Lauren Ambrose will be playing as Eliza Doolittle and Harry Hadden-Paton will play Henry Higgins, alongside Norbert Leo Butz as Alfred P. Doolittle and Diana Rigg as Mrs. Higgins. Just announced are: Allan Corduner as Colonel Pickering, Jordan Donica as Freddy Eynsford-Hill, Linda Mugleston as Mrs. Pearce, and Manu Narayan as Zoltan Karpathy. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsals for ROSEMARY AND TIME at the Paradise Factory Theatre Main Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2018

Rosemary and Time, the mesmerizing new play written by award-winning playwright Jennifer Fell Hayes, opens next week at the Paradise Factory Main Stage in the East Village. The World Premiere is directed by Jennifer's long time collaborator, Kathy Gail MacGowan. Get a first look inside the rehearsal room with the photos below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Atlantic Theater Company Celebrates Opening Night of THE HOMECOMING QUEEN!
by Jennifer Broski - Jan 23, 2018

Ngozi Anyanwu's The Homecoming Queen officially opened just last night at Atlantic Theater Company's Stage 2. The production, which is directed by Awoye Timpo, will play a limited engagement through Sunday, February 11, 2018. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Arena Stage's THE GREAT SOCIETY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2018

Robert Schenkkan's The Great Society, the second half of the epic drama about President Lyndon Baines Johnson, makes its Washington, D.C. debut at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater, following the theater's critically acclaimed 2016 run of All the Way. Kyle Donnelly returns to Arena Stage to helm this political thrill ride that shines a bright, clear light on a pivotal moment in American history (New York Times). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Atlantic Theater Company's THE HOMECOMING QUEEN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2018

Photos have been released for Ngozi Anyanwu's The Homecoming Queen at Atlantic Theater Company's Stage 2. Check them out below! (more...)

Soho Rep. Announces Complete Casting And Creative Team For Aleshea Harris's IS GOD IS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

Soho Rep. (Sarah Benson, Artistic Director; Cynthia Flowers, Executive Director) today announces the complete cast and creative team for the world premiere of Aleshea Harris's Relentless Award-winning Is God Is, directed by Taibi Magar (Ars Nova's Underground Railroad Game), February 6 - March 11, 2018. The play, with which Soho Rep. reopens its longtime Tribeca theater, dauntlessly cracks jokes as it eviscerates. Alfie Fuller and Dame-Jasmine Hughes play Anaia and Racine, twin sisters who undertake a murderous journey from the Dirty South to the California desert, seeking payback for a horrendous act. Is God Is treats both morality and genre as notions to be exploded, drawing on the ancient, the modern, the tragic, the Spaghetti Western, hip-hop and Afropunk in its subversion of theatrical constructs. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Steppenwolf Theatre for the Chicago Premiere of YOU GOT OLDER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents the Chicago premiere production of the Obie Award-winning play You Got Older, written by Clare Barron and directed by Jonathan Berry. This bawdy, irreverent and touching play features four ensemble members Glenn Davis (Mac), Audrey Francis (Hannah), Francis Guinan (Dad) and Caroline Neff (Mae), along with Emjoy Gavino (Jenny), David Lind(Matthew) and Gabriel Ruiz (Cowboy). (more...)

Asian American Performers Action Coalition Deems 2015-16 Theatre Season Most Diverse on Record
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2018

The Asian American Performers Action Coalition (AAPAC) released its annual report, 'Ethnic Representation on New York City Stages' today for the 2015-16 theatre season. The report detaild the ethnic breakdown of actors on Broadway and at the 16 largest non-profit theatre companies in New York City. The report also tallies numbers for disabled actors. This year's report amasses 10 years of data, tracking hiring practices from the 2006-07 to 2015-16 seasons. It is the only publicly available report of its kind. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for Martin McDonagh's THE LIEUTENANT OF INISHMORE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

MGC has announced the full casting for Michael Grandage's production of Martin McDonagh's The Lieutenant of Inishmore which opens at the No l Coward Theatre on 4 July, with previews from 23 June and runs until 8 September. Joining Aidan Turner (Padraic) completing the all Irish cast are Denis Conway (Donny), Will Irvine (Christy), Brian Martin (James), Daryl McCormack (Brendan) Julian Moore-Cook (Joey), Charlie Murphy (Mairead), and Chris Walley (Davey). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at ROSEMARY AND TIME at Paradise Factory Main Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

Award-winning playwright and published author Jennifer Fell Hayes, mesmerizing new play, Rosemary and Time is set to run at the Paradise Factory Main Stage February 2 through February 17, 2018. The limited run is directed by long time collaborator, Kathy Gail MacGowan who has worked extensively in Off and Off-Off Broadway theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE GREAT SOCIETY Celebrates Opening Night at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2018

Robert Schenkkan's The Great Society, the second half of the epic drama about President Lyndon Baines Johnson, makes its Washington, D.C. debut at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater, following the theater's critically acclaimed 2016 run of All the Way. (more...)

Soho Rep. Extends Aleshea Harris's IS GOD IS Through March 25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2018

In response to popular demand, Soho Rep. (Sarah Benson, Artistic Director; Cynthia Flowers, Executive Director) extends the world premiere of Aleshea Harris's Relentless Award-winning Is God Is, directed by Taibi Magar by two weeks, through March 25. In this play, which dauntlessly cracks jokes as it eviscerates, twin sisters Anaia (Alfie Fuller) and Racine (Dame-Jasmine Hughes) undertake a murderous journey from the Dirty South to the California desert, seeking payback for a horrendous act. Is God Is treats both morality and genre as notions to be exploded, drawing on the ancient, the modern, the tragic, the Spaghetti Western, hip-hop and Afropunk in its subversion of theatrical constructs. (more...)

Steppenwolf Theatre Company Announces 2018/19 Season, A DOLL'S HOUSE PART 2, TRUE WEST, and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2018

Steppenwolf Theatre Company Artistic Director Anna D. Shapiro and Executive Director David Schmitz proudly unveiled today the 2018/19 Season. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For The UK Premiere Of Joel Drake Johnson's RASHEEDA SPEAKING
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2018

Troupe today announces full casting for the UK premiere of Joel Drake Johnson's tense workplace drama Rasheeda Speaking. Sheila Reid (Rose Saunders) and Bo Poraj (Dr David Williams) complete the company with the previously announced Elizabeth Berrington (Ileen Van Meter) and Tanya Moodie (Jaclyn Spaulding). Directed by Jonathan O'Boyle the production opens at Trafalgar Studios 2 on 20 April, with previews from 18 April, and runs until 12 May. (more...)

Soho Rep Adds Second Extension For IS GOD IS, Now Through 3/31
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

Soho Rep. (Sarah Benson, Artistic Director; Cynthia Flowers, Executive Director), has extended the world premiere of Aleshea Harris's Relentless Award-winning Is God Is, directed by Taibi Magar, a second time, through March 31. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For CAROLINE, OR CHANGE And ACCEPTANCE At Hampstead Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

'That old copper statue by the Courthouse downtown, honouring the dead Confederate soldier, ain't there no more…' (more...)

Rasaka And Vitalist's MERCHANT ON VENICE Opens 3/22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

MERCHANT ON VENICE explores empathy and grace, as well as blame and internalized and externalized religious bigotry, while mixing it up with the clash/mash of South Asian culture in Los Angeles. (more...)

Cast Announced For Rasaka and Vitalist's MERCHANT ON VENICE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2018

Casting has been completed for Rasaka and Vitalist's remounting of MERCHANT ON VENICE, Shishir Kurup's raucous South Asian re-imagining of Shakespeare's THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, to be directed by Liz Carlin Metz. (more...)

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Presents OLD MONEY By Wendy Wasserstein
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2018

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) announces the second staged production of its 2017-18 Winter/Spring Season, Wendy Wasserstein's satire Old Money directed by Karen MacDonald at the Sorenson Center for the Arts, Babson College, 231 Forest Street in Wellesley, MA. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Steppenwolf's Premiere Production of YOU GOT OLDER
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2018

Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents the Chicago premiere production of the Obie Award-winning play You Got Older, written by Clare Barron and directed by Jonathan Berry. This bawdy, irreverent and touching play features four ensemble members Glenn Davis (Mac), Audrey Francis (Hannah), Francis Guinan (Dad) and Caroline Neff (Mae), along with Emjoy Gavino (Jenny), David Lind(Matthew) and Gabriel Ruiz (Cowboy). (more...)

Jack Willis Returns as President Lyndon Baines Johnson in THE GREAT SOCIETY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

Robert Schenkkan's The Great Society, the second half of the epic drama about President Lyndon Baines Johnson, makes its Washington, D.C. debut at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater, following the theater's critically acclaimed 2016 run of All the Way. Kyle Donnelly returns to Arena Stage to helm this political thrill ride that shines a bright, clear light on a pivotal moment in American history (New York Times). Chronicling LBJ's second term as he seeks to maintain his relationship with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and complete a raft of impossibly ambitious social policy projects, The Great Society runs February 2-March 11, 2018 on the Fichandler Stage. (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre to Stage Julia Cho's OFFICE HOUR This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

Long Wharf Theatre, in conjunction with Berkeley Rep, presents Office Hour, by Julia Cho, directed by Lisa Peterson. (more...)

Berkeley Rep Presents OFFICE HOUR by Julia Cho
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2017

Berkeley Repertory Theatre is proud to present Office Hour by playwright Julia Cho and directed by Berkeley Rep's associate director, Lisa Peterson. A co-production with Long Wharf Theatre, Office Hour begins previews on Thursday, February 22 and runs through Sunday, March 25. Individual tickets start at $30 and can be purchased online at berkeleyrep.org or by phone, 510 647-2949. (more...)

Gloria Steinem to Feature as Arena Stage's SOVEREIGNTY Post-Show Panelist
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2017

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater will host a special post-show conversation with Gloria Steinem on Sunday, January 28 following the 7:30 p.m. performance during the run of Mary Kathryn Nagle's world premiere Power Play Sovereignty. (more...)

ROSEMARY AND TIME to Receive New York City Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2017

Award-winning playwright and published author Jennifer Fell Hayes, mesmerizing new play, Rosemary and Time is set to run at the Paradise Factory Main Stage February 2 through February 17, 2018. The limited run is directed by long time collaborator, Kathy Gail MacGowan who has worked extensively in Off and Off-Off Broadway theatre. (more...)

Nicholas Rodriguez Set for New Year's Eve at Richmond Triangle Players
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017

Richmond Triangle Players will celebrate New Year's Eve with An Intimate Evening with Nicholas Rodriguez, starring the Helen Hayes Award winning actor-singer, for two shows on December 31st, at 8:00 and 10:30 pm. (more...)

Hoxton Hall Announce Full Cast For World Premiere Of All-Female Musical ORANGES AND ELEPHANTS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2017

Karena Johnson, Artistic Director of Hoxton Hall, today announces full cast for the world premi re of Oranges and Elephants, the first production in the venue's all-female spring season Female Parts. The musical centres on two rival female gangs in Victorian London blending Music Hall, Fairground and Musical Theatre storytelling. (more...)

TDF Will Honor Tony Kushner At Its 50th Anniversary Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2018

TDF, the not-for-profit organization dedicated to bringing the power of the performing arts to everyone, which is celebrating 50 years of service to audiences and the performing arts community in 2018, has announced it will be honoring Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning playwright TONY KUSHNER at its 50th Anniversary Gala on Monday, June 18 at Manhattan's historic Gotham Hall (1356 Broadway @ 36th Street, NYC). Mr. Kushner's masterwork, Angels in America, is currently receiving its first Broadway revival with the National Theatre production at the Neil Simon Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at ANGELS IN AMERICA at Berkeley Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

Tony Kushner's Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning masterpiece finally arrives at Berkeley Rep in its entirety - directed by artistic director Tony Taccone in his 20th anniversary season! First staged 26 years ago, and originally commissioned by the Eureka Theatre in San Francisco while Taccone was serving as artistic director, this fierce and astounding two-part drama is at once an epic exploration of American politics, gay identity, and mythology, and a personal story of love and loyalty. In today's sociopolitical climate, Kushner's universal message of compassion and inclusion makes Angels in America as timely as ever. (more...)

VIDEO: Randy Harrison on Berkeley Rep's ANGELS IN AMERICA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

In the video below, Randy Harrison talks about what Tony Kushner's Angels in America has taught him and why he thinks today's young LGBTQ people should see the play. (more...)

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