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ON GOLDEN POND is the love story of Norman and Ethyl Thayer, who are returning for theirforty eighth summer together at their lake home, on Golden Pond. They are visited by their daughter Chelsea, who brings her fiancé, Bill, and his 13 year old son, Billy. The son stays with the Thayers while Chelsea and Bill go to Europe where they get married. Billy soon becomes the “grandson” the Thayers have always wanted, reviving Norman’s youth and teaching him some current teenage slang. The other character is Chairlie, the local man who delivers the mail by boat, and who has always had a crush on Chelsea.



THE LITTLE DOG LAUGHED, ON GOLDEN POND and More Set for Redhouse Arts Center's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

The Redhouse Arts Center has announced its 2017-18 Main Stage Season filled with charm, wit, laughter, a dash of hysterical family dynamics and plenty of pure theatrical excitement. (more...)

Brenda Braxton Leads Industry Reading of NYMF Musical TRAV'LIN Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

Trav'lin - The 1930s Harlem Musical comes home to New York City for an invite-only industry reading featuring Brenda Braxton, who starred in the sold-out debut production at the New York Musical Festival (NYMF) in 2010. (more...)

THE LOVER and THE COLLECTION Double Bill Set for Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

Building on the critical success of his 2011 production of Harold Pinter's Old Times, STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn will return to the British playwright's gripping realm of doubt and disquiet to direct a double bill of short plays. The Lover and The Collection will run from September 26-October 29 at the Lansburgh Theatre (450 7th Street NW). (more...)

The Arctic Playhouse Presents Ernest Thompson's ON GOLDEN POND
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2017

The Arctic Playhouse will present On Golden Pond by Ernest Thompson at their intimate performance space at 117 Washington Street in West Warwick, RI. Co-directed by Sandy Cerel of Johnston and Christopher Margadonna of Pawtucket, On Golden Pond will run for eight performances over three weekends from September 29 - October 14th. (more...)

Brenda Braxton to Lead Industry Reading of NYMF Musical TRAV'LIN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Trav'lin - The 1930s Harlem Musical comes home to New York City for an invite-only industry reading featuring Brenda Braxton, who starred in the sold-out debut production at the New York Musical Festival (NYMF) in 2010. (more...)

North Coast Rep to Revive American Classic OF MICE AND MEN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

For its second play of Season 36, North Coast Rep is reviving John Steinbeck's classic drama novella-turned play, OF MICE AND MEN. (more...)

Emmy Nominee Polly Draper and More to Star in 20TH CENTURY BLUES Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Producer Lida Orzeck and Executive Producer Eva Price have announced the cast of the New York premiere of the new play, 20TH CENTURY BLUES, from Susan Smith Blackburn Prize-winner and two-time OBIE Award-winning playwright Susan Miller (MY LEFT BREAST). (more...)

BWW Review: DTW's Production of ANNIE is a Winner for Adults and Kids Alike.
by Audrey Liebross - Sep 11, 2017

Desert Theatreworks' (DTW's) rip-roaring production of the Broadway musical, ANNIE, is a winner. The cast (both grown-ups and children), perform their roles with heart and expertise, resulting in a fabulous, feel-good presentation that all ages can enjoy. (more...)

Leslie Uggams Named Emmy TV Legend
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2017

Tony and Emmy Award-winning star of stage and screen Leslie Uggams (Hallelujah, Baby! and The Leslie Uggams Show) has joined the ranks of EMMY TV LEGENDS as a recent interviewee of the Archive of American Television. In honor of the 40th anniversary of the original airing of Alex Haley's ROOTS in which she so memorably portrayed Kizzy Kinte, Uggams traces her career as a child star during the early days of television to her current roles in the blockbuster hits DEADPOOL and EMPIRE. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Now to CPCC Theatre's Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) Theatre announces individual tickets are now on sale for its upcoming season. This year, the troupe will bring an incredible lineup of quality shows, at prices the entire family can enjoy. In addition, parking is free for all productions. (more...)

BWW Review: ON GOLDEN POND at The Arctic Playhouse
by Barb Burke - Oct 9, 2017

Be sure to share this moment with friends soon as the Arctic Playhouse's production of On Golden Pond ends October 14. (more...)

ACT 1's LOVE, LOSS AND WHAT I WORE Opens Tonight at Darkhorse
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 6, 2017

ACT 1 launches its 2017-18 season tonight, with the Brian Hill-directed Love, Loss and What I Wore the critically acclaimed play by Nora and Delia Ephron, based on the 1995 book of the same name by Ilene Beckerman. Love, Loss and What I Wore opens at Darkhorse Theatre for a three-weekend run through October 21. (more...)

Paul Stancato Named Artistic Director for Timber Lake Playhouse's 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2017

Timber Lake Playhouse, located in Mt. Carroll, Ill., the professional, non-profit summer theatre company established in 1961 with a mission of 'providing the best expression of theater arts to the regional community by presenting creative works that entertain and inspire while helping aspiring artists transition to the profession,' has announced today the appointment of award-winning director and choreographer Paul Stancato as Artistic Director for the 2018-19 season. (more...)

North Coast Rep to Revive American Classic OF MICE AND MEN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2017

For its second play of Season 36, North Coast Rep is reviving John Steinbeck's classic drama novella-turned play, OF MICE AND MEN. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Charlotte - Week of 10/20/2017
by BWW - Oct 20, 2017

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Now Playing Onstage in San Antonio - Week of 10/20/2017
by BWW - Oct 20, 2017

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New London Barn Playhouse Wins NETC Moss Hart Memorial Award for ALL SHOOK UP
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2017

The New London Barn Playhouse has capped its historic 85th summer season by becoming the 2017 recipient of the New England Theatre Conference's (NETC) Moss Hart Memorial Award for Professional Excellence, for its August production of All Shook Up. This is the second Moss Hart Award won by the Barn in as many years. (more...)

Don Most & Robert Wuhl to Headline THE SUNSHINE BOYS at Judson Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

Don Most and Robert Wuhl headline the cast of Neil Simon's The Sunshine Boys at Judson Theatre Company (Morgan Sills, Executive Producer and Daniel Haley, Artistic Director). (more...)

North Coast Rep to Revive American Classic OF MICE AND MEN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

For its second play of Season 36, North Coast Rep is reviving John Steinbeck's classic drama novella-turned play, OF MICE AND MEN. (more...)

Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Gyllenhaal and James Earl Jones to Knock the Ball Out of the Park for Roundabout's DAMN YANKEES Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company has just announced a special Benefit Concert Reading of Damn Yankees, the Tony award-winning musical comedy by George Abbott and Douglass Wallop with music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross. (more...)

Veteran Cast to Lead THE SUNSHINE BOYS at The Sauk
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

A veteran cast will bring Neil Simon's classic 'The Sunshine Boys' to life at The Sauk, Hillsdale County's Community Theatre, through October 22. (more...)

They'll Be There For You! FRIENDS! THE MUSICAL PARODY Begins Performances Off-Broadway Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Ross, Rachel, Chandler, Monica, Joey, Phoebe and Gunther are back! (more...)

Ensemble Theatre presents THE DANCING PRINCESSES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2017

The tango, the cha cha, and the waltz, oh my! It's time to break out those dancing shoes for Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati's world premiere, family-friendly musical The Dancing Princesses, by local playwright Joseph McDonough with music and lyrics by David Kisor. This whimsical production brings to life a royal mystery as five diverse sisters dance their way through the new incarnation of the classic, enchanting story. With hot chocolate, dance numbers, and shenanigans aplenty, The Dancing Princesses is holiday fun for the entire family! Playing November 29-December 30, 2017. Directed by D. Lynn Meyers. Premiere Sponsor is Macy's. (more...)

New London Barn Playhouse Announces 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

The award-winning New London Barn Playhouse is thrilled to announce the line-up for their 2018 Summer Season. The 86th Season is jam-packed with Broadway hits, and audiences can expect 2018 to have more laughter, more superb singing, and more thrilling dancing than ever before! (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Rockland/Westchester Awards; Armonk's OUR TOWN Leads Best Play!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards; BLUFF City Theater Leads Best Theatre Company Race!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards; EMILY Leads as Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Fox Cities P.A.C. Announces On-Sale Dates for 2017-18 Broadway Series, Featuring WICKED, WAITRESS, SCHOOL OF ROCK, RENT and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center has announced single ticket on sale dates for the 2017-18 Kimberly-Clark Broadway Across America - Fox Cities Series, Boldt Arts Alive! Series and Spotlight Series. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 7/30/2017
by BWW - Jul 30, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/30/2017 for Denver (more...)

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Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 7/23/2017
by BWW - Jul 23, 2017

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Now Playing Onstage in St. Louis - Week of 7/16/2017
by BWW - Jul 16, 2017

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Backstage Romance, Political Intrigue and Fast-Paced Fun Hits North Coast Rep in AT THIS EVENING'S PERFORMANCE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2017

North Coast Repertory Theatre closes Season 35 with the San Diego premiere of AT THIS EVENING'S PERFORMANCE, an uproarious comedy about a bohemian theatre troupe appearing in an Eastern European police state. (more...)

First Broadway Revival of TRAVESTIES, Starring Tom Hollander, Finds Full Company
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company - in association with Chocolate Factory Productions and Sonia Friedman Productions - has announced the full cast joining Tom Hollander in the first Broadway revival of Tom Stoppard's Tony Award-winning play Travesties. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Rockland Awards; IT'S EASY Leads Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards; STAGES Leads Best Theatre Company!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

BWW Review: DTW Skewers the Armadillo Acres Trailer Park in a Terrific Holiday Send-up
by Audrey Liebross - Dec 12, 2017

Desert Theatreworks has mounted a high-quality production of THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK CHRISTMAS MUSICAL, with a superb cast and excellent design. If you're looking for laughs, toe-tapping melodies, corny albeit raunchy jokes, and great performances, you won't want to miss this show. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Rockland Awards; OUR TOWN Leads Best Play!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards; EMILY Leads Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 8/06/2017
by BWW - Aug 6, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/06/2017 for Denver (more...)

Don Most & Robert Wuhl to Headline THE SUNSHINE BOYS at Judson Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

Don Most and Robert Wuhl headline the cast of Neil Simon's The Sunshine Boys at Judson Theatre Company (Morgan Sills, Executive Producer and Daniel Haley, Artistic Director). (more...)

Photo Flash: ON GOLDEN POND at Barn Playhouse Stars Emmy-Winner and Local Favorites
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2017

As our final production for the season, On Golden Pond features a cast of seasoned television and Broadway veterans as well as rising stars from our Junior Intern program. (more...)

THE LOVER and THE COLLECTION Double Bill Set for Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Building on the critical success of his 2011 production of Harold Pinter's Old Times, STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn will return to the British playwright's gripping realm of doubt and disquiet to direct a double bill of short plays. The Lover and The Collection will run from September 26-October 29 at the Lansburgh Theatre (450 7th Street NW). (more...)

Shakespeare's HAMLET Extends at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

The Old Globe today announced due to popular demand, that William Shakespeare's exhilarating tragedy Hamlet, has now been extended through September 22.  (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 8/20/2017
by BWW - Aug 20, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/20/2017 for Denver (more...)

Broadway to Dim Lights In Memory of Stuart Thompson
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

The Broadway community mourns the loss of Tony Award winner Stuart Thompson, who died on August 17th at age 62. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in his memory on Tuesday, August 22nd at exactly 6:45pm for one minute. (more...)

Industry: Theatrical Producer and Manager Stuart Thompson Has Passed Away
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Stuart Thompson, a prolific theatrical producer and manager who brought plays by some of America's greatest contemporary playwrights as well as many of London's most prestigious productions to the Broadway stage over the last twenty years, died at his home in New York on the morning of Friday, August 18, 2017 (more...)

Summer Variety Show TOMFOOLERY to Hit North Coast Rep
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

North Coast Repertory Theatre is proud to announce a revue featuring four actors, a piano and 28 of Lehrer's satirical songs, written in the 1950s and 1960s and known for their 'witty naughtiness'. (more...)

New London Barn Playhouse presents ON GOLDEN POND
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

The New London Barn Playhouse's historic 85th season has generated fabulous reviews and broken box office records. As our final production for the season, On Golden Pond features a cast of seasoned television and Broadway veterans as well as rising stars from our Junior Intern program. This beautiful and bittersweet play is the perfect bookend to this exciting season. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at HAMLET at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for William Shakespeare's exhilarating tragedy Hamlet, one of the greatest plays ever written. The Globe's Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein returns to the outdoor festival stage, with a cast featuring some of the nation's finest classical actors, to bring Shakespeare's iconic play to life. Revenge thriller, ghost story, psychological drama, political epic, and family saga, all packed in one, with unforgettable characters, theatrical masterstrokes, and world-famous lines. The Prince of Denmark comes home from college to find his father dead, his mother remarried to his uncle, and a spine-chilling apparition roaming the palace grounds. Hamlet plays August 6 - September 10, 2017, in the outdoor Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. Previews run August 6-11, with opening night on Saturday, August 12 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets start at $30 and are on sale now to the general public. (more...)

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