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Charles Aitken and Oliver Beamish to Star in BILLY BISHOP GOES TO WAR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

Coinciding with the centenary of the end of World War I, Proud Haddock are reviving Billy Bishop Goes To War as part of their War Season and Jermyn Street Theatre's Rebels Season. This striking drama is based upon the true story of young Billy Bishop, a failing military college student who became Canada's indomitable flying ace, the most successful pilot of his generation. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 20, 2018
by - Sep 20, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 20 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Rogue Machine to Premiere Ruth Fowler's BLED FOR THE HOUSEHOLD TRUTH
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2017

Rogue Machine will present the World Premiere of 'bled for the household truth' by Ruth Fowler, directed by Cameron Watson. (more...)

NO MAN'S LAND Comes To The New National Theatre, Tokyo
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2018

New National Theatre in Tokyo presents Harold Pinter's No Man's Land this November! (more...)

Bodhi Tree Concerts to Present ALL IS CALM: THE CHRISTMAS TRUCE OF 1914 at The Veterans Museum
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2017

In a unique collaboration with SACRA/PROFANA and San Diego Opera, Bodhi Tree Concerts presents the second annual performances of All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914, a stage depiction by Peter Rothstein with musical arrangements by Erick Lichte and Timothy C. Takach. (more...)

Miles Richardson to Lead DEAR BRUTUS at Southwark Playhouse; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2017

Miles Richardson leads an 11-strong cast of J. M. Barrie's rarely performed play DEAR BRUTUS in its centenary year at Southwark Playhouse, presented by Troupe Theatre and directed by Jonathan O'Boyle. (more...)

BWW Review: No Man's Land Celebrates The Beauty of Birth to Be in a Hipster Haven
by Cindy Sibilsky - Oct 3, 2018

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Anna Chlumsky, Becky Ann Baker, Adam Pally and More to Star in CARDINAL at Second Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2017

Second Stage Theater has announced complete casting for the world premiere of GREG PIERCE's play, Cardinal, directed by KATE WHORISKEY. (more...)

NPR Music First Listen Premieres Blitzen Trapper's 'Wild and Reckless'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2017

On November 3, the Portland, OR-based Blitzen Trapper will release Wild & Reckless, a new album born of their staged musical of the same title and also a companion to their 2008 breakthrough album Furr. Today, NPR Music premiered the album in its entirety as a First Listen and called it 'a sprawling, sumptuous testament to Weird America.' (more...)

HARRY CLARKE, Starring Billy Crudup, Extends at Vineyard Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2017

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce that the world premiere production of Harry Clarke by Obie Award-winner David Cale (LILLIAN), directed by Obie Award-winner Leigh Silverman (VIOLET) and starring Tony Award-winner Billy Crudup (THE COAST OF UTOPIA, Spotlight, Vineyard's THE METAL CHILDREN) will extend through December 10. (more...)

VIDEO: Blitzen Trapper Premiere 'Wild and Reckless' Video; New Album out 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2017

On November 3, the Portland, OR-based Blitzen Trapper will release Wild & Reckless, a new album born of their staged musical of the same title and also a companion to their 2008 breakthrough album Furr. Today, Rolling Stone Countrypremiered the official video for the album's title track. (more...)

WNO Presents Kevin Puts's And Mark Campbell's SILENT NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2018

Washington National Opera celebrates the centennial of the WWI Armistice with Kevin Puts's and Mark Campbell's Pulitzer Prize-winning opera Silent Night, November 10-25, in the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater. Tickets start at $35. Based on the true story of a wartime ceasefire, an event depicted by the 2005 film Joyeux Noel,Silent Night features music by Kevin Puts and libretto by Mark Campbell and stars a cast comprised entirely of WNO family-current members and alumni from the Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program and WNO Chorus-with libretto in multiple languages that capture a powerful vision of humanity and hope. With gratitude for their sacrifice and service, Washington National Opera presents Silent Night in honor of all Veterans and members of the U.S. Armed Forces. In addition to hosting a Military Appreciation Day on Sunday, November 25, additional discounts to see the production will be offered for active-duty service members for select performances. (more...)

Breaking News: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Will Apparate to Australia
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2017

Sonia Friedman, Colin Callender and Harry Potter Theatrical Productions, producers of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, have today confirmed the record-breaking production will open in early 2019 in Melbourne, Australia, exclusively and only at Melbourne's Princess Theatre. (more...)

French Musician/Composer Alan Simon Releases New Compilation 'Songwriter' 2CD Feat. Alan Parsons, Mick Fleetwood & More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

Alan Simon is a French folk-rock musician and composer best known for his rock operas which are performed with collaboration from other noted rock musicians. Simon is associated with Breton Celticism, and his most ambitious works are typically on themes linked to Celtic myth and history. Simon has also branched out into film-making. Alan Simon is the creator of the legendary EXCALIBUR: THE CELTIC ROCK OPERA. (more...)

NO MAN'S LAND Comes To New National Theatre Tokyo Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

The New National Theatre, Tokyo presents No Man's Land, running Nov. 8 to Nov. 25. (more...)

British Museum To Open New Display 'No Man's Land'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2018

The British Museum presents a new display that will explore present and ancient perspectives on the territories, landscapes and borders of the Middle East. While the first acknowledged borders were natural, human society replaced these with man-made borders that have led to inevitable conflict throughout history. This new Asahi Shimbun display, No Man's Land, brings together a selection of objects separated by over four thousand years that embody human's inability to exist comfortably within agreed borders. (more...)

HARRY CLARKE, Starring Billy Crudup, Extends Again at the Vineyard
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce that the critically acclaimed world premiere production of HARRY CLARKE by Obie Award-winner David Cale (LILLIAN), directed by Obie Award-winner Leigh Silverman (VIOLET) and starring Tony Award-winner Billy Crudup (THE COAST OF UTOPIA, Spotlight, Vineyard's THE METAL CHILDREN) will extend for the third time, now playing through Saturday, December 23. (more...)

Miles Richardson to Lead DEAR BRUTUS at Southwark Playhouse; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

Miles Richardson leads an 11-strong cast of J. M. Barrie's rarely performed play DEAR BRUTUS in its centenary year at Southwark Playhouse, presented by Troupe Theatre and directed by Jonathan O'Boyle. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 24, 2018
by - Nov 24, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 24 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

HARRY CLARKE, Starring Billy Crudup, Opens Tonight at Vineyard Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

Vineyard Theatre presents the world premiere production of Harry Clarke by Obie Award-winner David Cale (LILLIAN), directed by Obie Award-winner Leigh Silverman (VIOLET) and starring Tony Award-winner Billy Crudup (THE COAST OF UTOPIA, Spotlight, Vineyard's THE METAL CHILDREN), extended through December 10. The production launches Vineyard Theatre's 35th Anniversary Season, opening tonight, November 21. (more...)

Rogue Machine to Premiere Ruth Fowler's BLED FOR THE HOUSEHOLD TRUTH
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2017

Rogue Machine will present the World Premiere of 'bled for the household truth' by Ruth Fowler, directed by Cameron Watson. (more...)

Bodhi Tree Concerts to Present ALL IS CALM: THE CHRISTMAS TRUCE OF 1914 at The Veterans Museum
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

In a unique collaboration with SACRA/PROFANA and San Diego Opera, Bodhi Tree Concerts presents the second annual performances of All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914, a stage depiction by Peter Rothstein with musical arrangements by Erick Lichte and Timothy C. Takach. (more...)

Photo Flash: Behind The Scenes Images Released To Mark Live Cinema Broadcast Of National Theatre Production Of FOLLIES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

A collection of stunning images taken backstage at the National Theatre's critically acclaimed production of the legendary Stephen Sondheim musical Follies have been released ahead of the live cinema broadcast to cinemas across the UK and internationally on Thursday November 16th as part of National Theatre Live. (more...)

Road Theatre Company presents Reading of A GOOD DAY DAY AT AUSCHWITZ
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2017

THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, produced by Ann Hearn and Carlyle King present a fundraiser for One Night Only to benefit the Road Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: SWAN LAKE, Royal Opera House
by Vikki Jane Vile - May 24, 2018

There is no greater anticipation in the ballet world than that for a new Swan Lake. The unenviable pressure of this task has fallen to one of the Royal Opera House's current Artists in Residence, Liam Scarlett. Scarlett's more recent works for the Royal Ballet include the Age of Anxiety and Frankenstein, as well as the heart-wrenching No Man's Land for English National Ballet's Lest We Forget programme. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch A Sneak Peek of Tomorrow's GOTHAM Season 4 Finale
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2018

Jeremiah (guest star Cameron Monaghan) warns a skeptical Gordon (Ben McKenzie) of more destruction coming Gotham's way, and Gordon is forced to make a potentially devastating decision. Meanwhile, Barbara (Erin Richards) rallies together a team to secure her position, as alliances in the underworld shift and prove no one can be trusted. Then, Bruce (David Mazouz) is forced to come to terms with the future in the all-new “A Dark Knight: No Man's Land” season finale episode of GOTHAM airing Thursday, May 17 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up on SEAL TEAM on CBS - Today, March 7, 2018
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2018

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on SEAL TEAM, airing on CBS today, March 7, 2018! (more...)

New Exhibition At MAD Explores The Complexity Of The US–Mexico Border Through Jewelry
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2018

The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) is proud to present La Frontera: Encounters Along the Border, an international exhibition of contemporary jewelry that explores the US-Mexico border as a complex landscape of human interaction. Opening today and running through September 23, the exhibition features forty-eight artists from the United States, Latin America, and Europe whose works expose the underlying currents of the border environment within geographic, ecological, political, economic, social, cultural, and ideological contexts. (more...)

Shuler Hensley to Give a Close Shave in SWEENEY TODD at Atlanta Opera
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2018

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street will slay audiences at Atlanta Opera next June, starring Tony Award winner Shuler Hensley in his company debut in the title role. Meredith Arwady will sing the role of Mrs. Lovett. (more...)

Jessica Barden, Kate O'Flynn, Hayley Squires, Luke Thallon and Russell Tovey Join PINTER AT THE PINTER
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2018

Some of the country's most exciting young stars - Jessica Barden, Kate O'Flynn, Hayley Squires, Luke Thallon and Russell Tovey have joined the highly-anticipated Harold Pinter season Pinter at the Pinter, together with the legendary Sir Antony Sher and Penelope Wilton. (more...)

Anna Chlumsky, Becky Ann Baker, Adam Pally and More to Star in CARDINAL at Second Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

Second Stage Theater has announced complete casting for the world premiere of GREG PIERCE's play, Cardinal, directed by KATE WHORISKEY. (more...)

Film Adaptation of JOURNEY'S END Gets Release Date
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2018

A new film based on the play Journey's End has received a March 2, 2018 release date. The film will first open in New York and Los Angeles with a nationwide release to follow. (more...)

World Premiere of MAGELLANICA Comes to Artists Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2018

Artists Rep presents the World Premiere of Magellanica, by E.M. Lewis, directed by Damaso Rodriguez from January 20 through February 18 on the theatre's Morrison Stage. Magellanica is a five-part epic play written by Oregon playwright E.M. Lewis. This production is made possible through major funding from the Oregon Community Foundation (OCF) Creative Heights Initiative and the Edgerton Foundation New Play Award. Magellanica is a part of Portland's Fertile Ground Festival of New Works. (more...)

DEAD MAN'S CELL PHONE Comes to Tempest Theatre Stage At Elizabethtown College
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2018

In celebration of Black History Month, co-producers Megan Smith and Alphonso Walker Jr. present a fresh revival of Dutchman by Amiri Baraka, an emotionally charged and highly symbolic version of the Adam and Eve story. Directed by Broadway performer and director, DeMone, this production has an immersive concept, leading the audience into a recreation of the subway atmosphere and seating audience directly in the train car. The play runs February 8-11, 2018 at The Secret Theatre; tickets on sale now. (more...)

The Public's Free HENRY V Mobile Unit Announces Casting & Tour Stops
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2018

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 spring with a free three-week tour to the five boroughs of Shakespeare's HENRY V, directed by Robert O'Hara.Now in its eighth year, the Mobile Unit's free tour (March 29 - April 21) brings Shakespeare and other works to audiences who have limited or no access to the arts by visiting correctional facilities, homeless shelters, social service organizations, and other community venues. (more...)

The Hess Collective's World Premiere Of LOVE TRADE Opens March 29 at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

La MaMa, in association with The Hess Collective, presents the world premiere of LOVE TRADE, a performance piece written and directed by Elizabeth Hess, and performed by Hess, Katie Palmer, and Lucas Syed. Sound designer/composer Lucas Tahiruzzaman Syed. Movement consultant: Gina Stevensen. Creative Producer/Managing Director: Jenny Waxman. (more...)

BWW Review: ANTHEM FOR A DOOMED YOUTH: ADELAIDE FRINGE 2018 at Bakehouse Theatre
by Barry Lenny - Feb 22, 2018

Masterson lifts these poems from the written word into powerful recitations (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up on SEAL TEAM on CBS - Wednesday, March 7, 2018
by TV Scoop - Feb 14, 2018

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on SEAL TEAM, airing on CBS on Wednesday, March 7, 2018! (more...)

Billy Crudup Returns in HARRY CLARKE for 10 Weeks Only at the Minetta Lane Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

On the heels of a sold out, twice-extended world premiere produced by Vineyard Theatre in association with Audible, Audible Inc., the world's largest producer and provider of downloadable audiobooks and other spoken-word entertainment, is pleased to announce that Tony Award winner Billy Crudup will return to the title role in Harry Clarke, written by Obie Award winner David Cale (Lillian) and directed by Leigh Silverman (Violet). (more...)

BWW Review: AGAIN, Trafalgar Studios
by Emma Watkins - Feb 11, 2018

Again, written by Stephanie Jacob, is a short one-act play about a family reuniting after an undefined amount of time apart. How will the relationships play out when they're all back in the bosom of the home they shared together for so many years? (more...)

Musical Adaptation Of Historic Christmas Truce Of 1914 Arrives To Kean Stage
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017

Kean Stage and Liberty Hall Museum at Kean University are honored to present a stirring musical adaptation of an actual event that took place during World War I. All is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914 will be performed at 7 p.m. on Sunday, December 10, and 10:30 a.m. on Monday, December 11, at Wilkins Theatre, located at 1000 Morris Ave. in Union, N.J. (more...)

Ian McKellen Wants to Reprise 'Gandalf' Role for Amazon TV Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2017

In an interview with Graham Norton on BBC Radio, sir Ian McKellen revealed that he would like to reprise his role as Gandalf in Amazon's LORD OF THE RINGS TV series. The actor portrayed the iconic wizard in the film adaptations of J.R.R. Tolkien's epic novels. (more...)

World Premiere of MAGELLANICA Comes to Artists Rep, 1/20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

Artists Rep presents the World Premiere of Magellanica, by E.M. Lewis, directed by D maso Rodr guez from January 20 through February 18 on the theatre's Morrison Stage. Magellanica is a five-part epic play written by Oregon playwright E.M. Lewis. This production is made possible through major funding from the Oregon Community Foundation (OCF) Creative Heights Initiative and the Edgerton Foundation New Play Award. Magellanica is a part of Portland's Fertile Ground Festival of New Works. (more...)

THE FRIDAY SIX: Get to Know Your Favorite Stars- RED ROSES, GREEN GOLD's Scott Wakefield
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

In this week's edition, we caught up with Natalie Storrs, who is currently starring in RED ROSES, GREEN GOLD at the Minetta Lane Theatre. Click here for tickets! (more...)

Guy Masterson Returns to Adelaide Fringe with Four Productions
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2017

Olivier Award winner Guy Masterson returns for his 12th Adelaide Fringe with an Adelaide premiere season of four acclaimed plays themed on war and its effects on the individual combatants. (more...)

Photo Flash: Hip To Hip Theatre Company Enters Final Week Of 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2018

Hip to Hip Theatre Company will finish it's 2018 tour with performances at parks in Brooklyn (Bushwick Inlet Parks), Queens (Cunningham Park), and Southampton (Agawam Park).  (more...)

Photo Flash: The Public's Mobile Unit Opens HENRY V
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2018

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) officially opened the MOBILE UNIT's production of HENRY V on Friday, April 27. Check out the photos below! (more...)

All True Stories On May 17th In Highwood
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2018

Short Story Theatre presents an evening of warm, wise and wonderful true stories on Thursday, May 17, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. at Miramar Bistro, 301 Waukegan Ave. in Highwood. Tickets are $10 at the door. For pre-show dinner reservations (mention Short Story Theatre): 847-433-1078. Drinks are available during the show. (more...)

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