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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...)

VIDEO: First Look - Trailer for National Theatre's Live Broadcast of FOLLIES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017

As BWW previously announced, the classic Stephen Sondheim musical FOLLIES will be broadcast live to cinemas across the UK and internationally on Thursday November 16th as part of National Theatre Live. Below, watch the trailer for for the cinematic release! (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...)

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...)

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...)

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...)

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...)

Rose Theatre Kingston to Launch The Peter Hall Emerging Artists Fellowship in Honour of its Founding Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

In honour of Sir Peter Hall's remarkable achievements and his service to theatre, and to recognise his role as Rose Theatre Kingston's Founding Artistic Director and his time as Chancellor of Kingston University, the Rose will launch The Peter Hall Emerging Artists Fellowship (PHEAF) in October 2018 the Rose's tenth year of operation. (more...)

FITZ AND FRIENDS Take The McCallum Stage For One Very Special Evening Of Music!
by David Green - Oct 17, 2017

The McCallum Theatre presents jimi FITZ and Friends on Friday, November 17, at 8:00pm. This hometown celebration features local musicians including Faults of Andreas, Lauri Bono, Kal David, Will Donato, Kevin Henry, John Stanley King, Ronnie King, Steve Madaio, Barry Minniefield, Penny Unniversity, Sergio Villegas and more! (more...)

Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen Plus the Bolshoi Ballet Come to Peterborough Players
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

The stars will be on the screen this weekend at the Peterborough Players with the continuation of their spectacular 2017-18 Arts on Screen Season. This Saturday, October 21 at 1pm the Players will screen London's National Theatre's production of Harold Pinter's No Man's Land starring juggernauts of the stage and screen Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart. (more...)

First Listen: Ian McKellen Gets Devilish in New Trailer for West End's THE EXORCIST
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

It is announced today that Ian McKellen will feature in the West End premiere of The Exorcist as the voice of the Demon. (more...)

Peterborough Players Continue Season with MET HD Live's MAGIC FLUTE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

The Peterborough Players continue their 2017-18 Arts on Screen Season this Saturday, October 14 at 1pm with the Metropolitan Opera's production of Mozart's Die Zauberfl te (THE MAGIC FLUTE). (more...)

CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF and HAMLET Come From London to U.S. Cinemas This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

Fathom Events, BY Experience and National Theatre Live announce the big screen release of Benedict Andrews' Young Vic Production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and the return of Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role of Shakespeare's Hamlet. (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...)

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...)

The Public Theater's Free MOBILE UNIT Tour Returns Today with THE WINTER'S TALE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017

Continuing its commitment to bringing free Shakespeare to the community and strengthening audience engagement with the arts, The Public Theater is mounting 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...)

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...)

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...)

Billie Jean King and Aasif Mandvi to Headline Demandbase's 2018 ABM Innovation Summit
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

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National Theatre Live Adds Two Shakespearean Classics, 'Julius Caesar' and 'Macbeth,' to Slate of U.S. Cinema Offerings This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2018

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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: 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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