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Biltmore Theatre (New York, NY)
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Review Roundup: THE MAIDS at American Players Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

American Players Theatre's adaptation of THE MAIDS, loosely based on true events, runs until October 5 at the Touchstone Theatre. Let's see what the critics had to say! (more...)

Amanda Ladd and David Arrow Team Up as MAN & WIFE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

DAVID ARROW and AMANDA LADD, both members of New Circle Theatre Company, have been cast as Ron and Missy Merriweather in a staged reading of MAN & WIFE by Emma Goldman-Sherman, kicking off the 29th Street Playwrights Collective NEW WORKS SERIES 2017 Fall Season at the Bernie Wohl Center, September 18 at 7pm. (more...)

The Odyssey Theatre Presents THE DANCE OF DEATH
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Deliciously dark, relentlessly brutal, fiercely funny. Lizzy Kimball, Darrell Larson and Jeff LeBeau form three points of a treacherous triangle in Conor McPherson's new version of The Dance of Death by August Strindberg, running Sept. 23 through Nov. 19 at the Odyssey Theatre. (more...)

Theo Ubique's A NEW BRAIN is Pure, Exuberant Joy
by Misha Davenport - Sep 22, 2017

Theo Ubique's A NEW BRAIN is Pure, Exuberant Joy (more...)

Leanne Cabrera Joins ROMANCE OF THE WESTERN CHAMBER as Jessica Wu Leaves for Broadway's MISS SAIGON
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Romance of the Western Chamber, the musical adaptation (in English) of the fabled Chinese classic Xi Xiang Ji, which opened last Saturday, September 16 at TADA! (located at 15 W. 28th Street, 3rd Floor), will welcome Signature Theatre alum Leanne Cabrera (Emotional Creature) to the company. (more...)

Dierks Bentley & Bon Iver's S. Carey Team On 'Hold The Light' From New Film ONLY THE BRAVE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

The distinctive vocals of multiplatinum singer/songwriter and Arizona native Dierks Bentley resonate throughout 'Hold The Light,' his first-ever song written and recorded for a motion picture. (more...)

Tickets Now On Sale for DanceWorks 40th Anniversary!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Mimi Beck, Dance Curator of acclaimed presenter DanceWorks, announces that subscriptions and single tickets are currently on sale for the 2017-18 season featuring eight Toronto-based artists/companies and one Indigenous company from Vancouver. From Flamenco, Kathak, Indigenous and Hip-Hop to world premieres and remounts from its storied past, the 40th anniversary DanceWorks Mainstage season promises to be full of surprises and surreal experiences. (more...)

Patrick Cassidy to Star in 5-Star Theatricals' JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

5-Star Theatricals (formerly Cabrillo Music Theatre) opens its 2017-2018 season with Patrick Cassidy starring as the Pharaoh in a fresh new look at an all-time family favorite, JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Tim Rice, musical direction by Dr. Cassie Nickols, choreography by 'So You Think You Can Dance' choreographer Dave Scott and directed by 5-Star Theatricals Managing Director Will North. (more...)

Shoe Fits Productions presents the World Premiere of THE LADY IN SHOES FROM HELL
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

It's the early 1950s and Thelma, a penniless waitress works tables in a coffee shop on a lonesome highway in west Texas. Disappointed in her tip, she murders a handsome drifter, steals his pick-up truck, and sets off in search of 'the right pair of shoes'. Hot on her trail, the State highway patrol pursues but during a high-speed car chase, the waitress skids off the road and dies in a grizzly fire-ball. Or does she? (more...)

Casting Complete for Summer Run of All-Female JULIUS CAESAR, Set All-Girls High School
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

Pocket Universe will present a new, all-female production of William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, starring Alyssa May Gold (Arcadia on Broadway, Middle of the Night) as Brutus, Dea Julien (West Side Story 1st Nat'l Tour, Blueprint Specials) as Julius Caesar, Violeta Picayo (BEDLAM's Sense & Sensibility, RadioBABEL) as Mark Antony, Madeline Wolf (Fun Home on Broadway, Normativity) as Cassius, Miranda Cornell (Alter Ego, #Blessed) as Casca, and Amie Tedesco (Lemon Sky, Any Day Now) as Lucius. All other roles will be played by members of the company. (more...)

COST OF LIVING Begins Performances Tonight at MTC's Stage I
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Manhattan Theatre Club's New York premiere of Cost of Living, the new play by Martyna Majok (Ironbound, Mouse in a Jar), directed by Jo Bonney (Father Comes Home from the Wars; By the Way, Meet Vera Stark), begins performances tonight, Tuesday May 16, at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). (more...)

Uproar Entertainment Releases Debut Stand-Up Comedy CD by Gayla Johnson
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of 'Black Wives Matter' by Gayla Johnson. (more...)

Lantern Theater Company Presents the Philadelphia Premiere of THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO THOMAS JEFFERSON, CHARLES DICKENS AND COUNT LEO TOLSTOY: DISCORD
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Lantern Theater Company concludes its record-breaking 2016/17 season with the regional premiere of The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord, an uproarious, razor-sharp exploration of legacy and faith from playwright, former stand-up comedian, and longtime Real Time with Bill Maher writer and executive producer Scott Carter. (more...)

WaterTower Theatre Announces Casting and Creative Team for DISCORD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

WaterTower Theatre Artistic Director Joanie Schultz today announced casting and creative team details for the Regional Premiere of Scott Carter's The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens, and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord, directed by Emily Scott Banks. Discord will run April 14-May 7, 2017, in the Canterbury Family Main Stage at the Addison Theatre Centre. The cast features Ian Ferguson as Thomas Jefferson, John-Michael Marrs as Charles Dickens, and Jeremy Schwartz as Count Leo Tolstoy. (more...)

THE DANGEROUS PRECIPICE OF MEDEA Resurrects the Company's Famous No Exit Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Imago Theatre's mentor Jacques Lecoq, a theatre icon who influenced the world on movement in the performing arts, taught a concept called  "the balance of the stage."  In 1998, Jerry Mouawad, Artistic Co-Director of Imago Theatre, designed a deck suspended in a black void three feet off the stage floor that tips and sways in an abyss. It made physical and visible Lecoq's "Balance of the Stage." (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...)

Los Angeles Soul Music Festival Heats Up Summer 2017 at L.A. Exposition Park
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

July 14-16, 2017, the Los Angeles Soul Music Festival will kick-off its sophomore season on the cultural, south lawn grounds of L.A. Exposition Park (located at 700 Exposition Park Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90037). (more...)

Stockwell Playhouse Finalist SANCTUARY Comes to the Tristan Bates Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2017

2040. The war is over, and the world is resolved...so why can't Kari remember anything? What is S.A.M. and how can she escape Sanctuary? (more...)

HITLER IN THE GREEN ROOM Comes to San Francisco Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

K.S. Haddock will present HITLER IN THE GREEN ROOM, a wickedly inappropriate musical comedy about four bumbling Nazis and a drag queen, as part of the 26th annual San Francisco Fringe Festival, September 8 through 23, 2017. Hitler in the Green Room will be presented September 8, 13, 17 and 22 on the Exit Theatre's main stage. Tickets are $10 (at the door, cash only), or get advanced ticket sales available through the Fringe website: sffringe.org. (more...)

Cast Announced for Theo Ubique's A NEW BRAIN, Coming This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Theo Ubique Artistic Director Fred Anzevino's cast for the company's upcoming production of the semi-autobiographical musical A NEW BRAIN will include a mix of newcomers as well as faces familiar to Chicago audiences. (more...)

Shows from Adelaide, Hollywood Fringe and More Slated for SoHo Playhouse's 2017 FRINGE ENCORE SERIES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Darren Lee Cole, producing director of the not-for-profit, SoHo Playhouse has announced the first round of selections for this year's Fringe Encore Series. The first set of productions hail from Adelaide, Brighton, and Hollywood Fringe Festivals and will take place between September 5 - October 22, 2017. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- The Older Brothers' Almanac
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 17, 2017

BWW speaks to the creators of The Older Brothers' Almanac ahead of their run at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

Leigh Barrett to Lead GYPSY at Lyric Stage; Cast, Creatives Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

GYPSY has announced its cast and creative team at the Lyric Stage Company of Boston. (more...)

Lighting Designer Chao-Yu Tsai Wins Silver at World Stage Design for UCSD's RHINOCEROS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

UC San Diego Department of Theatre and Dance MFA Lighting Design alumni (2017) Chao-Yu Tsai won Silver at the World Stage Design in Taipei for his lighting design of UCSD's 2015 production of Eugene Ionesco's Rhinoceros. (more...)

Cleveland Public Theatre Awards 2016-17 Artistic Fellowships to Six Local Theatre Artists
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

???????Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT)'s Executive Artistic Director Raymond Bobgan is proud to announce the selection of six Northeast Ohio-based artists for 2016-2017 Season artistic fellowships. (more...)

Fusion Theatre Presents Staged Reading of James Joyces' THE DEAD
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2017

Following a successful production of Jean-Paul Sartre's No Exit, Fusion Theatre will present a reading of James Joyce's iconic short story THE DEAD, with traditional Irish music, at Theatre Row. (more...)

American Bard Theater Explores Gender Roles, Race, and Death in VISIONARY VOICES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

American Bard Theater Company presents Visionary Voices, three poignant, tantalizing plays by two pioneering women playwrights, exploring gender roles, race, and death in America's early twentieth century. Aimee Todoroff and Tonya Pinkins direct. The evening of one-act works include Trifles by Susan Glaspell (1916), Exit: An Illusion by Marita Bonner (1929), and The People by Susan Glaspell (1918). Performances will be staged at the Gloria Maddox Theatre, 151 West 26th Street, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001 from February 15-March 5, 2017. (more...)

Florida Grand Opera Presents EUGENE ONEGIN, Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

From January 28 through February 4, 2017, Florida Grand Opera presents, Tchaikovsky's best loved opera, Eugene Onegin, at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County. This run is followed by performances on February 9 and 11 at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts Au-Rene Theater in Fort Lauderdale. (more...)

Pulitzer Prize Finalist MARJORIE PRIME to Play Artists Rep
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Artists Repertory Theatre presents the Northwest Premiere of MARJORIE PRIME, a finalist for the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, by Jordan Harrison. Featuring Vana O'Brien, Chris Harder, Linda Alper and Michael Mendelson, MARJORIE PRIME runs February 7 through March 5 on the Alder Stage. (more...)

Final Two Performances Of Florida Grand Opera's EUGENE ONEGIN at Broward Center For The Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

This week audiences have one last chance to experience Florida Grand Opera's (FGO) critically praised production of Tchaikovsky's romantic classic Eugene Onegin - with a pair of performances at Broward Center for the Performing Arts' Au-Rene Theater in Fort Lauderdale, Thursday February 9 and Saturday, February 11, both at 7:30pm. (more...)

THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA, Starring James Earl Jones, Opens Tonight at A.R.T.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Director Diane Quinn, presents The Night of the Iguana, written by Tennessee Williams and directed by Michael Wilson. (more...)

A Trilogy of Terror Opens Today at CCP, 2/22
by Jared Echevarria - Feb 21, 2017

One of Manila's premier arts festival, Fringe Manila, Theater House of Black (#14 Leandro Road), and Antipara Collective team up to bring to the stage three theater shorts 'Si Edgar, Si Allan at Si Art,' adapted from the stories of four celebrated turn-of-the-century authors namely Edgar Allan Poe, Arthur Miller, William Golding, and Jean-Paul Sartre. (more...)

THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA, Starring James Earl Jones, Begins Tonight at A.R.T.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2017

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Director Diane Quinn, will present The Night of the Iguana, written by Tennessee Williams and directed by Michael Wilson. Performances begin today, February 18 and run through Today, March 18 at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle St., Cambridge. (more...)

Tonya Pinkins Directs VISIONARY VOICES, Beginning Tonight at American Bard Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

American Bard Theater Company presents Visionary Voices, three poignant, tantalizing plays by two pioneering women playwrights, exploring gender roles, race, and death in America's early twentieth century. (more...)

A.C.T. to Bring Miles Davis to the Stage in Robert Lepage's NEEDLES AND OPIUM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

This spring, American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) will present Robert Lepage's internationally acclaimed play, Needles and Opium (March 30-April 23, 2017). (more...)

MARION BRIDGE Gets West Coast Premiere Next Week at Son of Semele Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

SJB Productions presents the West Coast Premiere of 'Marion Bridge' by award-winning Canadian playwright Daniel MacIvor. The guest production runs September 8 through September 24 for a limited Los Angeles engagement at Son of Semele Theater in Los Angeles. (more...)

Lineup Announced for SoHo Playhouse's Fringe Encore Series This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

Darren Lee Cole, producing director of the not-for-profit, SoHo Playhouse has announced the first round of selections for this year's Fringe Encore Series. (more...)

Charles Pang and Jessica Wu to Lead NY Premiere of Chinese Classic ROMANCE OF THE WESTERN CHAMBER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

Bob Ost of Wildly Productive Productions and Xoregos Performing Company, have announced the complete casting for the N.Y. premiere of Romance of the Western Chamber, a musical adaptation (in English) of the fabled Chinese classic Xi Xiang Ji. (more...)

Haven Theatre Announces Full Line-Up for DIRECTORS HAVEN 2017
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Haven Theatre is pleased to announce the line-up for its third DIRECTORS HAVEN, the company's ever-growing initiative showcasing the talents of three early career directors. This season, Kristen Johnson directs Vaclav Havel's riveting political satire THE PROTEST, Ian Martin helms Amiri Baraka's THE TOILET, a powerful look at love and empathy, and Lexi Saunders directs Rachel Dubose's sharply funny and biting new play THE DEPARTURE. The three fully-produced productions will run back-to-back in one program. DIRECTOR'S HAVEN 2017 will play October 16 - November 1, 2017 at Haven Theatre's resident home, The Den Theatre (2A), 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. All performances are pay-what-you-can. Tickets are currently available at haventheatrechicago.com.  (more...)

THE DANCE OF DEATH: Ron Sossi Directs Conor McPherson's Visceral Version at Odyssey
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Deliciously dark, relentlessly brutal, fiercely funny. Lizzy Kimball, Darrell Larson and Jeff LeBeau form three points of a treacherous triangle in Conor McPherson's new version of The Dance of Death by August Strindberg. Ron Sossi directs for a Sept. 23 opening at Odyssey Theatre Ensemble. (more...)

MARION BRIDGE Set for West Coast Premiere at Son of Semele Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

SJB Productions presents the West Coast Premiere of 'Marion Bridge' by award-winning Canadian playwright Daniel MacIvor. The guest production runs September 8 through September 24 for a limited Los Angeles engagement at Son of Semele Theater in Los Angeles. (more...)


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Mesa Encore Theater Offers Free Reading of NO EXIT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2017

Two women and one man are locked up together for eternity in one hideous room in hell. The windows are bricked up; there are no mirrors; the electric lights can never be turned off; and there is No Exit. (more...)

Cast Set for Theo Ubique's JACQUES BREL'S LONESOME LOSERS OF THE NIGHT Revue
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

To close out its 2016-17 season, Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre will revive its highly acclaimed original musical revue, Jacques Brel's Lonesome Losers of the Night. (more...)

Burning Coal and CAM Raleigh Present THE GREEKS 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Burning Coal Theatre Company and Contemporary Art Museum Raleigh will collaborate on a production of The Greeks, adapted by Ian Finley from the plays of Sophocles (Oedipus, Oedipus at Colonus and Antigone)  June 9 - 25, 2017 at CAM Raleigh, 409 West Martin Street, Warehouse District, Raleigh. (more...)

Imago Theatre presents MEDEA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Imago Theatre presents Medea by Euripides in a version by Ben Power of the National Theatre of London. April 21 to May 20, Imago Theatre - 17 SE 8th Avenue. Thursdays at 7:00pm; Fridays/Saturdays at 7:30pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: WaterTower Theatre Presents THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO THOMAS JEFFERSON, CHARLES DICKENS, AND COUNT LEO TOLSTOY: DISCORD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

WaterTower Theatre Artistic Director Joanie Schultz today announced casting and creative team details for the Regional Premiere of Scott Carter's The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens, and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord, directed by Emily Scott Banks. (more...)

COST OF LIVING Finds Quartet of Stars at Manhattan Theatre Club
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

L ynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have announced full casting for Manhattan Theatre Club's New York premiere of Cost of Living, the new play by Martyna Majok (Ironbound, Mouse in a Jar), directed by Jo Bonney (Father Comes Home from the Wars; By the Way, Meet Vera Stark). (more...)

Fusion Theatre to Merge Opera and Theatre with Anouilh's ANTIGONE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

French playwright Jean Anouilh wrote his 'Antigone' during the Nazi occupation of France. It became a symbol of resistance as freedom fighters viewed the heroine's defiance as a crie de coeur of patriotism. The play, written with a modern sensibility, is based on the Greek tragedy of the princess who dies for burying her brother's corpse against the orders of her dictator uncle. Its parallels to modern times are exciting and provocative. (more...)

Watercolor-Inspired Works to Hit JACK in EVERYDAY AFROPLAY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

JACK presents Everyday Afroplay by Daaimah Mubashshir, April 27 - 30, 2017. (more...)

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